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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 11, 1913

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Array mm  .*.'!��$���  >rf* ipMti^^^^WWte��^  I*  y\  v  Tl���� largest copper mini's in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. Tho Gianby  Co? employs 600 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $60,000, while the Raw-  hidtt pay roll fs $18,000.  f,^ *w-^'j(ish��flrr*^^rv  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  *18   fghest  rnunicipanxy irT Canada���  altitude,'4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  'Mm  H5f(-"1JSS1'  FOURTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX,  B.C.,  SATURDAY,'JANUARY 11,-1913  Number 26  HIDDEN CREEK SMELTER  TO OPERATE JULY 1  No Change in Financial Arrangements���Surplvs Money for  Hidden Creek. ,, . ,.  Reports that tlie directors of J the  Granby Smelter company would  take up their monthly meeting1 ��n  New York this week the question of  bonding the 'company to finance  further operations at Hidden -creek'  and Granby bay lhat, they might  resume dividend payments, proved  to be a canard, according: to advices  from New York this* week.    ��� -  The message states that the mattet  was not taken up at all, and that  the entire conference was devoted  to perfecting the details of' jthe formerly announced plan of financing  the Hidden creek project Irom the  earnings of the Granby company.  This means there will be no changes  in the situation for an indefinite  period, "although later the resumption of dividend disbursements, suspended in December, 1910, up to  which date $4,048,630 had been  divided among the stockholders,  will be taken up.  The Granby bay smelter, which  will have an initial capacity of 2000  lo'ns daily, will be ready to operate  by July 1, unless unforeseen delays  ensue. Transportation facilities are  already provided, five separate  steamship lines having recently placed ocean going vessels in service  between the new smelter town and  the ports of the world, and a wharf,  capable of berthing the largest  vessels that float, fully equiped with  ore docks and loading machinery,  was completed by the Granby company Aeveral months ago. Blister  copper shipments will be commenced  as sdon^s WeTurnaces'are" in ��� coirt"  mission, and there is uo> doubt but  -the plant .will, be operated conlin-  Piously* ��t^capacity, as'-the' ^Hidden  creek deposits are developed for  months in advance of the   needs   of  the smelter. ,       Killed in Snowslide  Snowslides   have   recently    been  doing considerable damage in both  the Slocan  and   East Kootenay districts. * -This week,   Jas.   Marshall,  co-owner of the Dunedin, four miles  from  Sandon,  was  in   receipt  of a  communication   'from' his   partner,  A.'r Shetland,   to, the. effect   that at  noon   on   Sunday,   a surface snow-  slide started   and   overwhelmed   the  blacksmith    shop.      Unfortunately,  one of the'men named Levi Mclnnis,  was in the  building  at the time ihe  slide   struck   and   was   covered   up  with the structure.'   Mclnnis was in  the slide eight  hours, and   towards  evening hjs   shouts were   heard and  his  whereabouts  located.     He was  in a  .slate   of  collapse when  taken  out, and the next day was rawhided  down to the  hospital  at Sandon, in  which institution he died.     The deceased   was a   well   known   resident  of Sandon and at one time held the  position of president of the Sandon  branch of the W. F. of M.  B. C. Mining  Illness of Ernest Miller, M.P.P.  Considerable genuine regret will  be expressed at the news lhat Em  nest Miller, member of the Provincial Legislature for Grand Forks,  owing to illness will not be able to  occupy his place in the House this  session. Mr. Miller is reluctant to  stay away, but his medical adviser  is strongly against his going.' Mr.  Millar has also expressed his regrets  for the few visits he has paid Phoe-*  nix during the past year, but hopes  on his recovery to be able to continue his accustomed peiiodical  trips. His many friends of either  parties will heartily join in the wish  for his   early   return   to   health  and  duty.   .���_���   B. C. Copper Treatment  _The* 13. C. * Columbia, company'*  smelter treated 11,991 tons t of vore  thiTweek, us followsr"Mother Jjode,  6*r317;"iRawWde. 4V920; -Napoleon,  549; Queen Victoria, 205; others, ..,.  F.    Berryman   and   F.'  Schmidt  were in town yesterday from  Voi'gt  camp says the current issue , of  the  Simiikmeen-Star. '   Drills   are   still  working- on ' some   of  the   mineral  properties,   and   there    is much   to  encourage the, belief that the B. C.  Co. will carry out the deal,for Voigt  camp and other claims.      ;     4  '    Since   the   Wakerfield    mill    was  burned last spring the I management  of the Silverton Mines,  owning   the  Hewitt   group,    have    been ' busy  erecting a new    mill   and   installing  machinery.     They will use   what   is  known as the "Flotation"  in   treating the mill   freed  from   tlie   mine.  This process is in use and has proved a success in Australia.     By it 100  tons of ore is   treated daily,   giving  a 45  per   cent  zinc.      Six   cars   of  silver-zinc   ore are   being   shipped  weekly. ,  With a total output of $105,220,-  990 worth of minerals B. C. stands  second among the ore producing  provinces of Canada for 1911. This  output averages $14.42 per capita  for the year. For 1912 B. C.  smelter receipts compiled to Nov.  16 show a total of 1,984,376 tons,  an increase of 20% for the same  period in 1911. The 1912 increase  over last year is about 39%. The  total values of all metals mined in  B. C. to date is $430,000,000.  In the lasl shipment from the  Phoenix some of the ore was sacked, and the remainder was shipped  from the dump, without sacking, in  bulk. Mat Trewhella, the lessee  of the Phoenix reports that the returns from the sacked ore, which  was carefully sorted, was $90 to the  Ion, while the unsorted ore in bulk  gave returns of $22 to the ton.  -Miv Tcewhella<4s very-mucrKpleased-  with,the-way the,Phoenixiis.turning,  out-and .expects "to.ship a' consider  GRAND FORKS WINS  FIRST HOCKEY GAME  Big Crowd , Watches * a  Classy  GanjeMFinal Score 7 To 4 In  "   FaVbr of Sulphur Smokes'  the finish, but in spite of everything  the luck was against the local boys,  who only madaged to score a single  goal in the last period. The final  score stood, Grand Forks 7, Phoenix 4. '  ���    Grand Forks  ��� ��� .Goal Clarke  ��� Point Mann  '.C Point Quinn  .'.... Rover.'. .. McGregor  . . .'  .Centre. .'.. . .Lynne   L Wing ' Ware  McKel vey Rt Wing Demuth  Referee: Ti S. Quance.  Phoenix,  Laing   Neil   Stanaway. .  Basse tt .'.'.  Davidson..  Sayers .. . .  ' Phoejnix placed their first game of  the season on Wednesday, their opponent^'Ueing the classy><��� team of  Grand tEorks. Immense-' interest  was taken in the game , aud Jarga  contingents / of > enthusiasts' from  Grand Forks and Greenwood came  up to witness - the. game, the latter  travelling by special train. The  new rink < presented an animated  spectacle and the Phoenix band beguiled ., the .intervals fwith some  spirited selections of music There  was also an usually big crowd of  local supporters of the home team  present,    The ice was in fairly good  condition   and   the   lighting   of the     i r<r'~.<>--<    >.        , ^    .     - ,  ,   ....       . e    ,.   , ,       ,    . ���  j   of the'Boundary league  showed up  building left   little   to   be   desired. J ���      -v li    ',,   '  j .   _���   ,     ^  J.\      ,7 .,,.,.        . ,    -��� remarkably well and had the Green-  ihe   late  arrival   of   the special ot;.<    <.'! > ��� '  .   '     .    ,  ���r. .       ,    , , .    "wood boys^ exercised* a shade more  course  delayed   the   start,   but  the       .-..  v   .,   ,< ....  .->���   '���'-.'.  uproarious    reception     given  -A Creditable.Game,,  ���*��� The first-match, of the Intermediate Boundary Hockey league came  off on Monday, and occasioned considerable, interest, not to say excitement.. Unfortunately, the uncomfortable cold' somewhat- lessened  the attendance,, a".most unusual  thing'in Phoenix. The'embryo stars  penalties , being., freely handed out.  The visitors again failed to score,  but Wilkinson of the home team  landed the puck in the net a ccupla  of times. Taken as a whole, the  game was a very creditable display,  the fine .. defence ��� work of T. S.  Quance on point being particularly  noticeable.'���' The final score was,  Phoenix *10, Greenwood .1.  Phoenix       " Greenwood  J. Pierce Goal Dowe  T. S. Quance.'. Point.. R. McMillan  Wilkinson.... Cover.. McCutcheon  R. Clark..-'..-.-.Rover M. Pierce  E. Geddes ..' Centre . . F. McMilan  E. Murray . .Rt Wing.A. McMillan  Al. Keating.. Lt Wing J. Oliver  ill  'J##S  lifi  ijm-pt ���/���(. 1  W|'f'':Tl't|,l  ���Wm  i V;i'<v,*T  ml  Pioneer ads. bring iiuick   results..  teams on their arrival was ample  proof that tlie long wait had not  diminished the en'thusiam.  Play started at 10.30 and equal  play for a few minutes was followed  by a break-away by the home team  and the'puck found a lodging place  in the visitors' goal. ' Resuming  play the puck see-sawed for some  time, narrow shaves being witnessed at' either end. The home  bunch now forged ahead, this being  brought about by a spirited dash on  the part of Neil, who passed to  Davidson, but the resulting shot  unfortunately missed the mark. The  visitors now took a turn' and with  some clever combination -took the  puck clean through the home defence   and   a   fine   shot from   Lynn  * ^    7 r  ^quahttett^^uattecs.^-'Some- .cJas^y  ,    (caution sand   practiced   the   ait  of  ther' i v ^ *   i  "combination,* the result would have  had a more equable termination.  ��� During the first half it seemed  as if no tgoals were to be registered,  but towards the end,' Elmo Geddes,  who undoubtedly has a future, made  a spirited break*-away and scored the  first goal for the home team. It  was during the second term of-the  match when the weakness- of the  Greenwood team exhibited itself  and gave the home seven its opportunity which they were not slow to  take advantage of, Geddes again  showing his fine pojnts and accounting, for another "four goals, Clarke  adding the other fbree, making the  bcore up the second period 8 to 1 irr  favor of Phoenix.  Greenwood    in   the   final    phase  Election For Mayor Probable  An election for mayor is a highly  probable contingency this year in  Phoenix, the present incumbent of  that office having definitely decided  to stand aside this time. We un-  der.stand that influential pressure  has already been brought to bear on  Mr. Matheson with the object of  making him change his mind, and in  order to set at rest all doubt in the  matter, the mayor personally informed a representative of this paper  that his mind was made up on the  matter. He would not allow his  name to go in. It goes without  saying that considerable regret will  be occasioned by the action of  Mr. Matheson, who for repeated  terms has rilled the office with credit  to himself and_to the advantage of  the whole municipality. As far,as  is known at present no action has  been taken, but as the time is short,  Monday next being nomination day,  something will have to be done,  and~quicklyr  ~ '" f rjopponeats i  playMfollowed,;-,and,���the^��ndr<of-thp\fi���ai  ^J^r"  t J��on  e  A*|raothoritativc;reportfram Lake  Shuswap states that* saUnptes^otore _  of the game took .ajeaf outro��.theM*rl taken frem^the? vicinity   ofCehsta-  L�� "���vw   -tJi.j:��  J   17-7.^-,i��m���^-7j-.v-^.is_ .jWi-i^_J.-7V��* l"?-   >,���.  JSi-;?- ,'XJ  _'      '.����.-   S "���       *^-i"J����j.!r��i  iM"*  first eagagement^fffiundi the, visitors. 1  able-quantity   during : the rpresentl on top.with a soweM tfit-ee to oni.^   s^nai* were" also -.'pulled   off, knd  year,,** his lease will   run   through       A good deal   of dash marked the   tbe inference of C. Davidson, the  1913 and extend into   1914.���Ross-j second period of play,  and bad luck./^.^ befcame necessary; impartiai/  ag*ain attended ^two   more   shots  o(\:  Davidson's;  and   an  absent-minded'���  memberof the  Grand Forks   bunch,  IS  Oiir Many  Friends  and  Patrons A  Happy and  Prosperous  ew  land   Miner.  R. M. Stewart, irener.il manager  ofthe Canadian Consolidated mines/ memberot trie uraaa f ores ouoca,.\  at Trail B. C; was at the Spokane /probably thinking* of baseball, picked /  hotel this week on his way. home/up the puck and was escorted to the!  from a three   months'   trip through/fence.      A few minutes later he was/  lucky finder *>y the presentatiye,o��i; a  Seattle   syndicate    has    not    been  ncceptedy '���.:.���.:'������/'' ; .:^' ���';���;���;'.���;'%':'' :. :''������ v- '���: - ���'.  ���'.-'51  igh  the east and to London. He was  accompanied by Mrs. Stewart and  their child. Mr. Stewart said that  while1 he has been Out of touch with  local conditions-he knows the company is making plans to begin  working soon the Silver King mine  purchased about six weeks ago.  The Silver King has been idle for  several years, except for desultory  work, and the Canadian Consolidated has had a survey made of it and  expects to rehabilitate such machinery as can be used and begin  taking out ore for shipment to the  smelter at Trail.���Spokesman Re-  veiw.  Hockey League Schedule  Grand Forks at Phoenix. . . .Jan.    8  Phoenix at Grand Forks. . . .Jan.  13  Greenwood at Phoenix Jan.  17  Phoenix  at Greenwood Jan. 21  Greenwood at Grand Forks.Jan. 24  Grand Forks at Phoenix... Jan. 27  Grand Forks at Greenwood.Jan. 30  Phoenix at Greenwood Feb.    3  Phoenix at Grand Forks. . . . Feb.    7  Greenwood at Phoenix. Feb.  11  Greenwood at Grand Forks. Feb. 14  Grand Forks at Greenwood . Feb.  IS  MAKING GOOD  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  oulput of the Granby mines and  smelter for the week ending Jan.  5th, and the B.C. Copper company  for the week ending Dec. 29th, aud  year to date:  Granby  .23,116  Mother Lode..    6,900  Riiwhide    5,224  Napoleon       757  Oueen Victoria. .. .      234  Others        110  SMELTEK TONNAGES  Granby 22,405  B. C. Copper Co... 11,991  45,115  14,180  9,452  1,553  540  275  46,460  26,744  joined   by   Davidson.      Good   stick j  work   and    clever,   combination   on j  the part of both teams aroused considerable   enthusiasm,    but    rough  play   unfortunately   took    its   place  and some ugly scrimmages cropped  up and   a   few   of the  home team's  shots   were   well    attended    to   by  Clark, the Grand  Forks' guardian,  who    with    Lynn   proved   powerful  factors in  the game.    The   visitors  were   playing   strong now,   and   all  the resources   ofthe locals   became  necessary to check them, but eventually   an    opening    showed    itself  in the Grand Forks line-up   and the  homesters forged through aud a well-  aitnecl   shot    from   Neil    found    its  billet in   the  visitors  net; the same  pluy was repeated with a similar result a   minute   later  and   the   score'  was  equalized   three  to   three,   buL I  towards   the    end     ot    the   second j  term, Grand Forks loomed up again  and  scored   once more.     The score  at   the    end   of   this   series   stood,  Grand Forks 4, Phoenix 3.  The play in the last period proved  interesting, if not lively and the  scene of action was constantly  on the change with futile shots'at  both goals, later on the Forks men  became very aggreisive with the result that another goal was registered to their credit. Mann, the  Grand Forks point, then came to  grief and a rather long interval followed to allow him time for recovery. The rest evidently benefitted  the visitors for a minute after restarting their score was increased  by another goal. Lang's attention  then became fully occupied and in  spite of his old-time vigilance the  puck once more made its appearance in his net.      Fast play marked  -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 Oualitv, merit and rep-  utation.  This store lays its emphasis on QUALITY,  for  are built on honor and sold on honor. The  wear value is in them, and with wear value  g*oes the comfortable feeling of being neatly  and well dressed.  We're Always at Your Service.  ��-jca&r^*jB*tEW7C;iSpM?��irSrK .y^u'^sp^^  It  F"  Ey^v.^v  r  Mfi   PiON^U,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  King Edward Lodge'  (i ^lo. 36,'a.F. and A.M.  Lightning Strikes all Trees   ,  The United States department of  agriculture has    made   puBlic-the  BBS-  'Concentrate!  Hogulavcommunicationat 8|res��Us ^K2?���� ^estH     ���!?*T'^H 1 S^L^T  ,,p.m.  Second Thursday of lion of lightning   strokes  through- established a branch at tort George.  IfciierWnti^ count,>    The J***"* &r\    Thirty alleged spies^ere .recent-  ' "TTalY,"TSIclIale~Block.    * * "       '        poses of the   belief of the ancient Py arrested in Germany.  jA8TEr6^tTE~ Pa3^mhJ'w?J'"IPhilosophers'that  certain' kinds of      160,424 passengers' were* carried  ���'   *' Secy'.   J','4in:, ^7 ' * | trees, such as  the laurel, aspen and j by Vancouver street cars, on   Dec-  beech c were -never struck by lightning, with the statement that "any  kind of tree is likely to be struck."���,  The  report shows that lightning I-,  I.O.O.F.  8now��hoe Lodge.  . Meets every Monday Evening at  S'Mmets' Hall/ 'Visititig brethren cor-  ��diallydnvite,d. u,    lt   (11>i ,, ���,   -,  .,   , JDavid Ty&on, ,Nobl,e Grand..,  '  '"  * ''Dan Paterson.'Pin. Secy.     ���*-'* v  ��� A: L. McKinnon, Roc. Secy.-* -  .   Daughters of Rebskah  Phoenix Lodge No.-17 ,,( ���  y^j .Meets) tyj tho.  Miners" Union ^odg^'f  Hall First uiid Third Wednesdays.  ' ' ' " Mlti. Uossie Bush, Noblo Grand!  .a,)U; f/j Al,    Mrs. Kfflo Marshall, Secretary, j  _FkATERNAL ORDER  .   ���*/ ,5- OF EAGLES     ��   ,.  Phoenix-Aerie No. 158  Al^l/l!+<ln^iimKHull, Friday-Hveiiings.  ^V-Mling .brothers arc always welcome.  strikes in.tljc Colorado plateau re-1 co River  gion rnore .often ,tjhan anywhere else  in  the  country,   and  asserts   that  lightning is>a prolific source of forest fires in the.wcsl.  ember 24.-'-  ���-* ->>���..,'--     -   -  The citizens^of-the > Fort' George  district are agitating for the erection  of a>traffic bridge' across1 tKe\Necha-  * .Twenty-two members of.the crew  .of twenty-seven of,the Furness line  steamer 'Florence,'from Halifax/or  St., John's,' los't, their lives 'in ' the  wreckof the Vessel hear St." Slibi'ts  during* a gale on 'December 20.'' The  Florence carried'Jnb passengers.  FROW f ME TribFlOB  J F��  , nlQoj/rMAN Work, Vf. P.  T. B. ObsQROVK, W. Secy.  ���i"f.  itl n ^ .i'-'  ���f'f  I.  I   H.  K. of P: Lod^e,  **i.  .;..  i        ���  .  M     i,i.i.   , *r il,  ������mm" ^  ^     "    *       hifi*   J      'Si"  No. 28    *K8��*  .Mwts^T.u;KSPAY, Uvkning at^7.80.  Sojourning   brothers   cordially ,Svel  'flAmnrl. "rwr    . .    7- ,r  7   f   '   i  J.  E.  CABTKR.jK^ofK.S.  A. F. Gkodks, C.' C.  'Com pel  -7,<     VT.i.rCiV''  One forest 1 in .France1-.pays ..over  20'million dollars .annually..7 ,Such  a thing.as aT)te,.iis of course, un-  known.  A .meeting with the object of mak -  ing arrangements 4fbr a winter carnival was held on January 3rd in  Rosslatid.        , ,    .        , .  ,  'Russia began a forest policy in 1613  and had   forest  reserves   in    1687.  She possesses - today   the ' greatest  store of timber in >thc world.        .   <  ' The forest industry had a value to  'Uritis.li Columbia'in  1911   of $28,-  000,000' almost   equivalent   to   the  foodstuffs produced' and   imported.  Report says1 that   Roumania1 has  purchased   two    torpedo   boat   destroyers 'which are just   being   completed in ' England "for  the   Chilian  conveying,, supplies   on   the  launch  Josephine to the west coast.  The French Government is encouraging experiments with a new  device to protect against hail. The  device consists���ofra very, targe lightr  I ning rod of pure 'copper j which is  claimed to effect atmospheric-electricity so that- hail stones cannot  form.  . -. ,  "Av newspaper dispatch from Douglas, '.Arizona', says Ya'qui .Indians,  after an* attack lasting two days,  captured the Sonora town of San  Larcial, Mexico, slaughtered many  of the inhabitants and carried of  several girhrtothe mountains. The  Yaquis are-reported to be well  armed and welt organized.  Rossland and   Nelson   met on the  ice ' in 'the   Rossland   rink   on New  (   '   pVfHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  ''"'���Mc'cU iii 'Pjthiim Hall, Lower Town  tl, .<��� Kiiijl.j.ind Third Thuredaya., ;1 ,lt > ,  ^ jVIis. Mav Alriihtroin .Mid. A. V. McKcnisIo  >''    <*> M.K.C. 'fry v.       /I   , M.B.C.  1-,    P.lmnt.   In Central America muiy natlTM are  gathering the aeeda of thia plant, Oedren  Seed,, a rare medioine that haa raloable  curative powers. , But few drag etoree  carry this seed, owing to the Ugh eoat  )f the article. " ���''' ' ��� ��� >  , This country is a large oonaamer of  ���.his costly seed because it enters Into  tho famous catarrh' remedy. PM-ona,  ��old thci world o"����  DO YOU  WANT TO  governtneht.  .France has spent forty million  dollars'tn an endeavor to prevent  the erosin ot the soil from mountains  whose slopes have been denuded' of  limber through forest fires.,  H.  H. Stevens,   M.   I5.,   has, re-  turned from Ottawa with -word that  the Dominion Government has made  an    initial grant  of $5,000,000   towards the improvements of Vancouver's harbors. '  *, The chief forester of the province  announced recently the  earnest  desire ofthe forest branch, in Victoria  to assist those who require information   on  any  phase  of   the   forest  industry.  Year's Day and engaged in a practice game. There ��� was no ice in  Nelson. 1 Rossland won by a score  of 5 to 2. Theiteams met again on  the following Saturday for the first  league game of the season, when  Nelson reversed the result with a  scoie of 4 goals to nil.  Three masts each 126 feet long  and six feet in circumference at the  butt, have been ordered from the  Chris. Fndresen Company, owners  of a large shipyard in Aberdeen, by  a Hamburg firm for Km>er Wil-  helm's new yatcht The s\icks are  six feet longer tthan three ordered  some months ago by the Kaiser for  a similar purpose, and are the  finest that can be produced. They,  arc made from Gray's Harbor  timber. ��� ���<  The British Medical Association  has rejected the final terms offered  by the government for service under  the National Health Insurance Act.  The original compensation fixed by  the government ivas $1.44 yearly for  each insured patient, the doctors  a��*ked for $2.04, and the government  then offered $1.80. It is likely that  the-government will institute a state  CREAM  Baking 1>owder  Pure��� Wholesome���Reliable���  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  (Joal mining righU of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Suskulclicwun and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the* Nonth-  wost Territories and in a portion of the  Piovinco of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one year*,  at an minimi rental of $1 <m acre.* Not  more than 2,560 acres will he leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must Ik* made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal sub- _  division.-, of sections,  and   ''  NOT ENOUGH OPERATORS.  MAKE MORE MONEY  IN placing,your -Newspaper Advertising,  the  '111  Use the medium that is watched for evefy  week by the peopie-of your community.  4 ���;' * -��  ju   Tit   *j   ��j$ tftxr  pend the inJ��i*3y wiiTi  Lite pap-t" that" is  read cwjth interest.    11- reaches^-the -people and  youiknowrihat-iyou re g-eltinjj into the homes or  the people you want to reach.  ^ ,/Quality :h"as, notryet become popular, but  tKfejday/tis-'not lar distant7.when this will be one  ip$the mairi^'features of Newspaper Advertising.  In*,the5meantime business men, who have faith  irfVguality, are reaping huge returns.  ~* -     / til  Remember first, last, and always, that circulation counts; that, quality of seryice gives  quality in returns. The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  Ill  You   can   make   more   money'by   selling  more goods;   you can sell more goods by advertising in The Phoenix  Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.^  Ill  ^   t''" '   i  -���. JThe way to test the truth-of this^statement  isto send us the copy .fpr vyottr ad. ,i*ighf away.  The^eiperience would nob be an "expensive one,  and satisfactory results are assured.  We use the most modern type and machinery money can buy, combined with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.-- <  -7  The PHOENIX PIONEER  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States |  rOTti im  ��rjn.*j��t~4 tj.  There is a town in Europe whose  citizens- receive a* dividend over and  above'.the* municipal expenses.  Wise irse of the surrounding forest  h is made ft a < permanent and growing revenife-producer.  ' H. R.-  MacMillan,   chief forester  of the "province-has" established   a  bureau of information in   the  forest  Brance,��.\Cictoria^from 'which statistics etc.'uregatding   the   forest  aud  the forest industries may be   had.  ���'The largest steamer yet  built   in  t��.' C.   was'launched   last   week*'at I  Victoria. "-The st'eamer  is  built  of  steel and will be'used by the C. P. R.  in maintaining   a' service' on   the  West toast   of Vancouver  Island.  The boat'  has ' been christened   the  Princess' iVi��Jquiriria.  The feeting is "steadily growing'in  the three Lower Provinces in favor  of handing the Intercolonial railway  over to a" private corporation,' and  the matter will be brought before  the federal government" early' m' the  New Year by a delegation from the  Maritime Board of Trade.  The American Can Company, has  medical service it the doctors do not   veyed territory  the tract applied for  give away.  O. Nerland, a Norwegian   miner,  living   in   Lethbridge,   admits   that  Belle Gunness,' the Laporte, Indian,  murderess, is   still   alive,   and   that  she is   at  Diamond   City, *a   small  village-ten miles  from   Lethbridge.  The evidence against the woman' is  said-to be 'strong,   but   the   police  have not gathered   sufficient   proof  to undertake her arrest.    Belle Gunness' pictures are  being   rushed ! to  the city with all speed from Indiana,  and in the meantime the   woman   in  question is being kept  under   strict  surveillance by detectives.     As  yet  she is in complete ignorance of  the  fact that she is suspected   of  being  the noted   murderess   whose   case  created a great sensation some four  years ago.  leased land from the C. P. R. and  is arranging to establish a can factory in Vacouver at once. The investment will "* total $750,000 and  salmon, fruit, biscuit, and oil tins  will be manufactured. 60,000,000  salmon tins will be turned out for  the 1913 pack.  Portugal' has,decided to go ahead  with building up her navy, arid  British and-other shipbuilders have  been asked to tender. $5,000,6oO  will be spent at once on the '.smaller  ships���two cruisers of 2,500, tons,  lour destroyers, and two of, four  submarines. . Probably.$40,000,000  will be spent on battleships.  All sugar grown in Australia in  luture must be . produced by white  labor and the minimum , wages advised by the sugar commission  must be paid to.all sugar ..workers.'  This is the edict of the federal government, .following the abolition of  the sugar bounties -previously paid  ���and the excise..duty.   ; ������';.'  Alan Stewart,.of the B; C. OUr  lields, Ltd., with a driller.and creiv  of workmen, arrived at Naden harbor on. the last steamer and took  the overland route to the plant at  ���Tiahn point. Active operations.will  at once start to further- develop the  property..      fieoery    Edeushaw   is  A Modern Miracle  He Had Eczema 25 Years and  Doctors Said "No Cure,"  Yet  Zam    Buk   has   Worked  , Complete Cure'  ��� This is the experience of a man of  high reputation, widely known in  Montreal, aud whose case can readily  be investigated.    Mr. T. M. Marsh, the  gi-ntleuiun leferred to, lives at 101  leloriuiier Avenue, Montreal, and has  lived there for years. For twenty rive  years he had eczema on his hands  and wrists. The disease first started  in red] blotches, which itched, and  when scratched became .painful. Bad  sores followed, which discharged, and  the discharge spread the disease until  his hands were one raw, painful muss,  of sores, This state of affairs continued for twenty-five years!.  in that time four eminent medical  men tried to cure him, and each gave  up the cane as hopeless. Naturally,  Mr. Marah: tried remedies of all kinds,  but he,-.also, at last gave it up. For  two years he had to wear gloves day  and night so terrible was the pain ana  itching when the air got to  the sores.;  Thencahie Zam Buk! He tried it;  just as he- had tried hundreds of re  medics before. But he soon found out  that Zam Buk was different. Within  a, few weeks there was distinct signs  of benefit, and a little prcseverance  with this great herbal balm- resulted  in What he had given up all hope of���-  u complete curef And the cure was  no 'temporary cure. It was permanent,. 'He*-was cured nearly four years  ago. Interviewed the other day, Mr.  Marsh said: The. cure which Zain-  Buk worked has been absolutely permanent. From the day that i was  cured to the present moment I have  had no trace of ecze.ma, and I feel  sure it willjiever return."  1 If you suffer from any skin trouble,  'citfc out this article, write across it the  huiue of this paper, and mail it with  one cent stamp to pay return postage,  to Zum-Buk Co., Toronto. We will  forward you by return a free trial box  of Zam Buk. All druggists and stores  sell this famous remedy. r>0r\ a box, fir  three for $125. Refuse harmful substitutes. .  shall be staked out by the applicant'  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be puid 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  toyalty 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 ohlyv'i-bub the lessee .may \K permitted "to piircliase whatever available  surface rights' may be considered  necessary-for the, working of 1 the,mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For .full-.; information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion lianas.  \V. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not lie paid for.  Railways   and   Wireless   Concerns Short of Keymen to  Transmit Messages.  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 arc now required to have  wireless equipment, and carry two operators where one was deemeed sufficient  before.   Schools for telegraph operators  are rinding 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 a  catalogue outlining the cources for  men  and *  women.-  This is the  lorgest school  of  of the kind in the northwest.  COPPER  Tho New Kdition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing,1  just  send   your   clothes   to jthe/v  Laundry.; We; will .''.wash.jstttrclvV  and iron them, arid return them  ready for use. *.,  LADIES'   AND   GENTS'   SUITS  CLEAN 15D AND PRESSED.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B.C.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A6S  James G. McKeown  iust published'. N Volume X. for the yearn 1W0-  I9JJ. and required no��rly_clKhtcoii monthn In  prcpnraUon.   * ' * '  IT HAS 1902 PAGES  containing nearly one andn half million wjirfls.  or about twice hh much matter tin the Bible.  There arc 25 chapters, and the book covet* the  Copper Industry of World  The book -carom Copper History, Geology.  Geography;, Chemistry, Mineralogy, mining  Milling, Loaching, 'Smelting, Refining, Hrittidn,  Grades, Impurities, >A.l'oys, Ukch, SubMtitritef.  Terminology, -Deposit* by DtetrictK. Stitce,  Countries and Continents; Mines in Detail.  Statistics of .Production, Consumption, Imtrbrtfi  Kxports, Finances.DividotidR, etc. ['  Val. X of tho Copper Handbook lists Jtind  dcHcribcs';'.'-..' si  8,130 Mines ^Companies  these descriptions ranging from 2 to 3 lino*, in  the case of a dead company, in whlnh 'anso  reference is made to a preceding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in ttaejeflse  of tho Anaconda, which produces one-eighth of  tho copiwr supply-of the world. Tho chapter  giving mine descriptions, which list* the largest  number of mines and companies ever given in  any work of reference on mines or mining investments, has been  Fully Revised.  The new edition of tlie Copper Handbook is ��  dozen books in one. covering all phases of the  copper industry of the entire world. It is us*d  as the  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  by the managers of the mines that make ninety-  odd per cent, of tlie 'world's output of copper,  and is used in every civilized country ofthe  globe. Ii. is filled with KACT8 of vital importance to  THK INyKSTOH  ,    THK SPKOUJ,ATon  THK WIN KB  THK CONSUMKK  TUB METAiibURGlST  PRICK is $5 in buckram with gilt, top, or?7.��  ia genuine full library morocco.  TKKMS arc the most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sent you, all carriage  chargos prepaid, on one week's approval, to be  returned if uiiHi'.tisfactory. or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book ���and judge  for yourself of its value to you I  WIHTK .VOW to the editor and publisher.  HORACE J. STEVENS  90  TRMPr.B nurLUIMO, HOUfiHTON  MICH., U. S. A.  ' f  4  AHh��0S-.3taG -1    -    ^>,IV    -1     ",V *     ''iui 'c'^'-V'-t^^WpiCr*****^    Vr',,WjR,l)B  f^^ftif-y^w-"''''-! ^*Spij--^.*,'i y^r^'-'^^-civ^^^v?^ S^&ftj^A*^  Ks&ttif  gfc*^*  Tili^fe  THE; PJLjONEfiB^JpofcNjSXj;, BEpfSH ^ COLUMBIA.  i'-rft'A-.  St*,".'*'  Womanhood  OR  'MOTHERHOOD  Assist' Nature  now and then,  with'.a' gentle'  cathartic Dr.  Pierce's Pleas-  and Pellets tone  up and invigorate liver and  bowels. Be sure  you get what  you 'ask for.  '.  * "J - 7'*i ���   '.-  The women who have used  Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription will tell you  that it freed them from pain���  helped them over painful periods in  t **2eir hie���and saved them many a-day  y ?f a.ni^i8h and misery. :This tonic; in  ' liquid form, was devised over 40 years  ago for the womanly system, by R.V.  rierce, M. D., and has been sold ever  since by dealers in medicine to the  benefit of many thousand women.  Now-ifyouprefer-you can obtain Dr.  ^Pierce's Favorite Prescription tablet* at  your druggist at $1 per box, also in 50c  ��J��eprsendSO one cent stamps to Dr..  ������   R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. for trial box.  THE~ PHOENIX PIONEER  ISSUED   WEEKLY  .\r Phoenix, British Columbia  SjVib.-icription, 2.00 per year,  i, 2.50 to United States.  .���.. Kay, Publisher.  *#-i  '      AOVKHTISINO SfJAI.K .  Al'liliontfoii for Liquor Licence (;(0dnyH�� ..95,00  Cortillcute of Iinjnovemont notice (ti0(layb)$7.f/(i  ,Application to Purcliaho Luml notices (80 day*)  '     .' '. ' 87.60  Dolliiquonl Co-ownor noticcH (00 dnyn) ... .$10.00  (Smiill Water NoUcoh (30 dayn) $7.��0  Allother legal advertiiiliig, 12 oonU a lino,  Hiuglo, column, for the llrst Iiwoitlon; and 8  cents a lino for each HubHeauent iiiHortion, nonpareil mcaKuroiuent.              ,          ���   -  cality his quarry liaunts and also trie  time to start. , The, bulletin will save  the prospective hunter 'an'immense  amount of both trouble an expense,  especially to those non-resident in  the province. It would be a wise  action and ..productive of good results if a copy were sent to all the  principal clubs of Great Britain and  the United States.  V sWu.'.  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 1913  *.;  We beg; to announce the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel hits been  completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.    Perfect fire appliances: -  Night arid Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find  in  it all the comforts of liome.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is.  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  V,  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  Should come from healthy and vigorous.Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  man ner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Han nam,Prop.  Winter Clothing  Overcoats,  Mackinaws, Underwear,  Rubbers, Hats, Caps, Mitts, Gloves  Jaegers' Pure Wool Specialties  ThOS-  BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is jjood, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry departmental;-*; increased its supply of eggs. Let us  accommodate you. PHONE F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & 80ns  Proprietors  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  ftmgtmgmmmmmmtmmmgmmmsmmswmmmmmis^ttwsmwmmmmmmstaMmmm  FIRST-OLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. JOHNSON  Proprietor  V  Start the New Year Right  By calling* at our store when you are in need  of a fine Pipe, we have a nice selection to choose  from.     Larg*e selection ofthe following* g*oods : . .  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc.  Our selection'of Postal Cards cannot be. excelled.  Sir Richard's Review  In accordance with his usual custom,   Sir  Richard   McHricle,   prime  minister of the province, has issued  another of his New Year reviews or  messages.     The   review   is   an   exhaustive   one,   full of a sane  optimism, and few first ministers of the  crown in  this world-wide  empire of  ours arc able to  present with truth  so,glowing   a   picture   of  progress  and   development   as   that   recently  presented by  the  prime minister of  this fair province of ours.  1 One particularly satisfying  item,  and   withal   one   that   Sir   Richard  gives pardonable  prominence  to, is  tHat in   regard   to   the   securing   of  better terms for this province from  the authorities at Ottawa.      In this  matter  Sir   Richard   and   the other  memHers of his cabinet have   been  untiring  in    their  efforts    and   the  people will receive with unconcealed  pleasure   his  announrement   that a  satisfactory solution of the question  is at last in sight. '    '"  i    The minister also draws attention  to the unprecedented  expansion   of  the  fishing   industry and expresses  the hope that in   the not far distant  future the conditions will be reversed  aiid a white fishing population established on the coast.     This latter is a  Vnatter of moment now that Canada'  is   about   to  em bark   on   a   settled  naval policy and any furtherance of  a   scheme   that   will   disposses   the  Oriental ofthe control which he now  has of the fishing will  assuredly be  welcomed by the people of the'west.  Sir Richard also draws bdr'atten-  tion to the development "of the lumbering industry which' is 'increasing  in importance   with   a   rapidity that  i.s nothing short'of astounding.  The  development" of"  his    government'*  railroad   policy   ii>   also  mentioned,  and the scientific dry farming* investigation,   the   result   of  which   will  bring uiider  cultivation   large area's  of land that  hitherto  has been considered of little'or no use.' '      '  ���  In the  matter of  mining   the review has a rather  local interest, for  Sir Richard, who  in addition to  his  position as  premier,  also holds the  portfolio of Minister of Mines, pays  a compliment to   the  Granby company for their  extensive  operations  at Hidden Creek, which   he emphatij  cally states will prove of incalculable'value  in   drawing  the  attention  of  the   mining   world   to   the   vast  potentialities that  the   north offers  to that important industry.  Altogether the'review is a remarkable one, and its truth will be  endorsed by the people who have  placed the, destinies of the province  in the capable hands of Sir Richard  and his colleagues.  An Important Undertaking:  Twelve    parties    of    the   forest  branch of the  Department of Lands  are now   in tbe'field,   in  the valleys  of    the    Adams.    Salmon',     North  ThoM.rson, Omineca and Columbia  rivers, in   the region of-Mable lake,  and along, the route  of the G.T.P.  making   a rapid reconnaisance sur  vey of two, and  a   half millions of  acres.      The object of'.t'.it. undertaking is to get  a general and iinmedi-*  ate idea  im   the   natural   resources,  outside  ol minerals.  '��� The foresters  will note the topography, the bodies  of water and   water powers,'the extent of the absolute forest   land and  the agricultural areas',"the nature of  the soil,  and   in   a , rough'.way, the  amount of timber.  It i.s a difficult ,work, especially  considering the season, but the  men are going to .the task with a  will. It is* expected that in thel  course of a few months sufficient information will be on hand to make  possible the compilation of a map  that will prove a revelation to the  public.  Undoubtedly there are many  tracts of land, many water powers,  as, well as timber areas that might  be immediately utilized if they were  located with greater accuracy than|  at present.  IERVE  Woodwful N��rroiu SjraUm  EARLY    INDISCRETIONS    AMBj  EXCESSES  HAVE UNDERMINED YOUR SYSTEM  o���hS���,w,?S?��t,?, �����'���otfoMof tho body so that mar 1  tho system, Earir IndUcratiotw and Tw ��m*q laws I  ruined tbouosnda pf .promising younar men. UasotsswH  praiuiap their vigor and vitality and they sever develop J  to a proper sonditlon of manhood. They remain weak-1  llDRg, mentally, physically and sexually. How in foalf I  Are you nervous and weak, despondent and^toomy'l  specie* before the eyes with dark eiroles undsr them 1  weak back, kidneys irritable, palpitation of the hearM  bashful, debilitating: dreams, sediment in urine, pimples I  on tho'faco, eyes sunken, hollow cheeks, careworn ex-]  pression, poor memory, lifeless, distrustful, lack energy!  and strength, tired mornings,, restless nights, change.]  able moods, prematuredecay, bone pains, hair loose, ete. I  THU ia the condition <rar New Method TnetiMS* fa  GUARANTEED TO CURS  We have treated Diseases of Men for almost a life-1  tlme.iand ,do> not h have to^uperupent.   Console usj  - ~ '  '"' "*        FREE OP CHARGE  and.we' will..tell you whether you are euraMe eraot.1  We suaraatee curable esses etl  NERVOUS DEBILITY. VARICOSE VEINS, BLOOD |  "   AND  SKIN DISEASES,  GLEET.  BLADDER  1   URINARY .AND KIDNEY COMPLAINTS  Fm'BeoUat <m~DU��a��ei!of MeSh  If aaaUe t* at  ., . ���,  write for  QUESTIONUST FOR HOME TREATMENT  Drs.KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswoid St.,   Detroit, Mich.  MJSJMB***!! OTIbSbT An ,etters ,zom C��iada must be addreaaad  BbMsbBF **** * "wake to our Canadian Correspondence Depart-  m9 m!Fmmmmmmm     ment m Windsor, Out.   II you desire to  see us personally call at our Medical Iustitute in Detroit as we see and treat  'iSJSZZS!? ��.-%? Wind��*r;offi��*8 which arefor-Correapotideaoe and  Ivaboratory for Canadian-business only." Address*all letters ����� foUom:  DRS. KENNEDY St KENNEDY, Windsor. Oat,  ^Write for oar private address. *���".' ;''���,  i9  The Big Issue  The navy question is a big issue.  It had to be dealt with.      Mr. Borden grappled   with  it  firmly and in  no   sordid   spirit.       We   all    know  what Sir Wilfrid Laurier did with it  .when he was   in power and had   the  chance.      Are   we   sure    we   know  just what   he  would   do   if-we gave  him another opportunity?    "The risk  would'be   too great.      Sir   Wilfrid  has fooled   the  country  for the last  time.      He has lost his great opportunity.' . ,  Hotel Brooklyn  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.  n4s  !   ;V-��iJ  d. l. Mcelroy  11  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  KNOB HILL AVENUE  rrtn  "Game of British Columbia."  A   most   interesting   pamphlet  is  that recently issued   by   the provincial department of agriculture, and  entitled   Bulletin     17,      "Game   of  British   Columbia."      The work   is  beautifully    illustrated     throughout  with hunting scenes in the province,  and contains a   number  of excellent  photographs of the game lo be had  in British Columbia, including specimens of mountain sheep, goat, deer,  caribou,   and    moose,   while   in addition   all the information necessary  to   those   contemplating   a  hunting  trip   is   to be   found.     Most   of the.  information contained has been supplied by  Bryau Williams, chief provincial game   warden,   a   fact which  entitles the work  to  more than ordinary   consideration    by   those   interested in the subject.   The hunter,  having decided on the nature ofthe  game he intends to hunt has only to  peruse its  pages to find   out  the lo-  ��� That neglected' coughs. and  colds-^-especiallyiin children���  lead to'consumption. > Prevention is. better. than cure; and  Peps spell prevention!  Peps are small pastilles containing pine fumes and certain  highly beneficial medicinal  preparations condensed into  solid form. As soon as you  put a Pep on your tongue, these  healing essences turn-into vapor, and are breathed down  direct to the lungs, air vessels,  and breathing-tubes.  You���or .your child���may have a  troublesome cough. Perhaps it is especially bad at night! Take a Pep before  going to bed���your eough will not trouble  you ! Your lungs are perhaps a littlo  weak, aud going from' the warm house  into the cold air outside- makes you  cough? Just before going out, put a  Pop into your mouth���there will be no  coughing! Your throat feels "stuffed  up. Your chest feels tight, and your  brsathing troublesome T I'eps will put  matters right for yon very quickly.  PepB, while quickly turning to vapor as soon aa put into the mouth, will  retain their goodness indefinitely, if kept  dry. Each little Pep pastille is packed  ia an air-tight wrapping, which is easily  removed, and they are packed iu neat  tin pocket boxes. They are not sticky,  and may be carried loose in the pocket,  or glove, or muff.  Peps are a sure cure for coughs,  colds, bronchitis, asthma, sore throat,  "smoker's throat," laryngitis, catarrh,  "olergyman's throat," and all disorders,  and ailments of the throat, breathing  tubes, and lungs. Peps contain no opiate, no poison.  All druggists and stores 60c box,  or direct from Peps Co., Toronto,  for price.    Mail this article and  lo. stamp, and a sample packet  of   Peps   will ba   sent   you.  Address Peps Co. .Toronto, or 62 Princess  St., Winnipeg.  ^���'WriATSii:  V.VCdiifl'V/-;'1''  'iN'EEB..-.'-*'--'  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles. Stull Lag-gran.  First-Class Fir & Tarnarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  BOOKS   AND STATIONERY I  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.  AL. ALrViSTRQM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  XMAS SPECIALS  Heinx's Mince Meat, 26c. per lb.  Kootenay Brand, Mince Meat, 7 lb. pail, 91.15.  Chopped Suet, 2 lb.,'35c.  Ohoiee Eastern EfirSTSi 40c. per dost.  Fancy Creamery Butter, 4>Oc. lb.  Mild Cured MacUren Cheese, 25c. per lb.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B.C.       PHONE 2  D. *J. MATHESON   . .insurance Agent  FIDELITY   BONDS,   PLATE   GLASS,  COMMISSIONER   FOR  TAKING  I AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.C.  7 ,- '"���>������   L��W1  ''-V        ''*l  1 ''?tl  - . vrt-J  ;-H-f  . t.,  .".A-  ���ft I  IS",',!  '������,*<sl '������it  it I  T&E   PtOTOfeR, . PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  \A  {P  i't  Special  O. P.  Excursion to  Grand  Forks'on'  MONDAY, Jan. 13  Account Hockey Match:  Train Leaves Phoenix at 7  o'clock sharp; leaves  Grand Forks at > id night  local and  ral   |  , Russia's Revenue from Forests]  Russia's forest policy began in the I  1 seventeenth  century.     As far back I  i ,    , . . 1 as 1687,   the  far seeing   Peter  the  MissHubbartofPh^nixwaBavw,- instituted   the   first   forest'  tor in Grand Forks during the week.     1 . .  __ ��� ._ *       q   v.��� �����l reserve in Russia.    True his prede  W. S. Macy was up from Spokane on .        ,���  Wednesday. 1 cessors, Micheal   and  Alexis,   who  Thcs. Farrellleft on Friday morning I came   to  the  throne  in   1613   rind  for California. ' 1645, respectively,   had   made  the  Gust Johnson  paid a few days'visit beginnings of  a forest policy,   but  !*  <\  for Phoenix.  S&      v *    " -<. V v.  w'f.  f \   )  7 t  7      .�����  j! 'XT'  *-;^'i  'Si  iJ vl  !1  /rrfc^-ii.  JUDJIAIiKtRJB  r   ��  ^J Jl ��������. V -* ������ 7  Fatal Explosion in .Granby Mine  Dick Peterson, a well known resident of the "town was the victim   of-  a dreadful accident,   in   the   gianby  mine, ea'rly on   ThursJay   morning.  From the evidence given at   the   in-  quest'it transpired that the deceased  and another man named R. O. Vu.k  were engaged in their usual vocation  of blasting in slope 193, No 3 tunnel.  Peterson was occupied   in   loading  a round of nine holes, and apparently was "engaged on' the seventh when  a shot was heard by his partner who  Went   to  inquire   the   reason.      On  arriving at the spot he  found   Dick  lying about 15 or,20 feet  from   the  holes suffering from terrible injuires.  'He'immediately* went for  help  i  to the valley this week  Bob Pritehard returned on Tuesday  after a week's visit to Spokane.  Miss Jessie Mackenzie returned to  Nelson on Saturday.  Mrs. Wetherell and daughter left on  Tuesday for Spokane.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Oliver were passengers on Wednesday's train for Spokane.  ' G. W. Wooster. treasurer of the  Granby company, was in town during  the course ofthe week.'    ' v   �� I  ' For Sale���Three-roomed House; coin j  pletely furnished; situate on Sploii  Kop.   Apply H. Oliver.     ��� -- ..*<���   ..  Miss Lena White left on Monday  for Winnipeg, for the purpose of visiting her parents.  For, Sale���Three-roomed house, well  furnished. ' Fine spring on premises.  Apply Pioneer Office.  Sam. Matthews, part-proprietor of  the Colin hotel, Grand 'Forks, was in  town during.f-he course of the week.  Eddie Swanson left on Monday for  Coeur D'Alene city to resume his  studies at the college there.  Miss Edna Swanson left for Spokane  on Monday for the purpose of attending  the high school.  Oyster cocktails aie now being  served at the Biooklyn hotel. The  .jenuine Olympias.  ' Miss H. McCoskrie, who has been the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. McCoskrie, returned to her home in Spokane on  Monday. (  The editorial and typo staff of the  Grand Forks Gazette were among the  visiting boosters from the fruity belt on  Wednesday.  W. D. Williams left on Thursday for  Nelson to meet Mrs. Williams and  children who are on the way back from  a two year visit to the old land.  For Sate���A very desirable residence  on Spion Kop; good spring water on  lot; chicken bouse and Woodshed. Apply Mrs. ,T. Baldwin on premises.  George Biner. who has been spending  the Xmas holidays with his parents, returned to fionzaga college in'Spokane  on Monday.  igy last  "irs. D.  days  NYAL'S CHERRY COUGH CURE  .What's the'use experimenting with medicines? Why be  persuaded Lo try something just because'it ia jiew, when you can  got a medicine that has stood the test of use for yeais, and which  has never disappointed? ' *     , *" --  Wo know what Myal's Cherry Oough Cure Is  Peter the Great it was who placed all  lands within thirty-five miles of  rivers in absolute reserve under the  control of the administration of  crown   forests. The   idea   was  mainly for the purpose of maintain  ing an unfailing supply of timber  for the building of the navy. In  1875 a royal commission was  appointed, and drew up a thorough  forest act, making special provision  tor the protection ot forests which  held back snow and water on the  slopes, and prevented the drifting  of sands over agricultural areas.  In every district there are elected  protection councils, and these have  a large share in the advancing of  the forest policy. Under these committees there are being managed,  just as farms would be managed, 18  million acres of forest.  In the middle ofthe  last   century  the income from the  domain   foi est  was $500,000; last year,   according  to preliminary information given out  by the forestry department, the government forest   revenues amounted  to  $42,525,810,    an   iucrease  over  the revenues of 1910 ol $3,912,913.  The amount of forest land   held   by  the government in   the   empire   was  approximately   474,025,000    acres.  The greater part of these   revenues  came from the forest land  in European   Russia,  totalling*   about $39,-  861,000, or over 93 per cent of  the  entire revenue.       The  government  forests of the  Caucasus   occupy  an'  area of about  8,000,000  acres  and  brought a revenue   of $903,065   in  1911.    Siberia   and   Turkestan,   in  which the area of goverment  forest  land totals about 228,640,000 acres,  (abont   the  same   as    in   European  Russia), brought in all a  revenue of  $2,054,335.      After  deducting    the  expenses iYom   the  gross   receipts,  which, according to the estimate  of  1911^   amounted    to    $13,865,888,  there remained the sum of  $28,659-  Nothing else will so readily - relieve a tight,  dry, hacking cough.  ConUins Wild Cherry,'Bloodioot and other valuable sedatives and expectoiants  So stop that cough or told lief oie it leads Lo serious illness.  Stop it with experimenting.       PRIOE 50c.  Phoenix Drug Company  SUCOESSORS TO JOHN LOVE  'Phone 16. T. S. Quance, Manager'  Pither-Leiser Trophy Schedule, 1913  The following is the schedule ol games arranged for 1913. Up to  Thursday four games have been played, Morrin won from StruUel, with  a score of 12 lo 5; McCammon won fiom (.Jeddes, 10 to 6; Thompson  won from McDonald,,? to 4; Mon in won from McCainmon, 10-9.  Tck No. 1  Mori in vs. Strutzel  Marshall vs. Geddes  Cartel vs. Campbell  Thompson vvs. McDonald  Stiutsel vs.  McDonald  McDougall vs. Caiter    ...  Cook vs. Thompson  McCainmon vs. Millei  McDouguIl v i. Campbell  Cook \s. McDonald  Strut-eel vs. Harbinson  McDougall v s. Cook  Morrin vs. Geddes  Marshall.vs. Campbell  Carter vs. McDonald  McCainmon vs. Carter  McDougall vs. Thompson ~  McCainmon vs. Campbell  McDougall vs. McDonald  Geddes vs. Harbinson  would   be .no/ use adver-l  tising it to the public  A  couple  of'rinks   representing the  _.      . . ii ii   Grand Forks  Curling club came upon  The deceased   was unusually well   Wednesday and previous to the hockey  I known to everyone in the camp and[ match indulged in a couple oi friendly  SOLD ALL OVER THE  BOUNDARY COUNTRY  ��.*4       *- Hi * -a-   .. *.    *      jst.       it     u       rt_. n    r* ~rt-i -.      *���  i  V,    J  s* PHONE 23  PHOENIX-BREWING CO.,  " ""'"LIMITED "  vr.   -\*   * i  I  Church Services  The Sei viceo on Sunday in St. John's  Church ate: Holy Communion at 7.30  a.m., Morning Prayer at 10.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School  at 2.30 p.m., Evening Prayei at 7.30.  Rev. L. B. Lee! Rector.  The bteted set vices in the Catholic  < hutch"arc as follows:3 First and third  Sundays in the mouth. Mass -at_ 10  u.ixi., Sunday School atr 2.30 pru.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. *Rev.  Father Choinel. pastor.  . Methodist" Ohiiich ��� Sunday school  ,ai.��l Bible class,. 2.30 p.m.; evening ser-  Vieu, 7.30 p.m.  Prayer meeting, Thurs-  ,jjijiy. evening, at7.4T> p.m.    Rev. J. J.  JNix_on.  SL. Andrew's Presbyterian church���  Service   will  be   held   in   the   above  < hurch on Sunday, Jan. 12lh, at 11  a.m. A coidial welcome. Rev. J. R.  Munro, pastor.' '  a few; hours previous'to the accident  was occupied in taking' tickets at  the rink on the occasion of the  hockey match. He was a native of  Sweden and5has a brother here in  Phoenix and another'who has been  communicated with, living in Lewis-  ton ."Montana. ��� The coroner's jury  which investigated ,the occurra'nee  returned an 4<open*-verdict." 'fHe  was a member of the local lodge of  l.O.O.F. and was unmarried. He  was 37 years of age The interment takes place in the local Oddfellows cemetery' tomorrow, Sunday, and will be preceded by a  service in the opera-house of the  Miners' Union ball at 1.30 p.m.   *>   .. For the accommodation lof the large  number of boosters who are expected  to" follow the local hockey seven to  Grand Forks on Monday, a special train  has been chartered. The fare for the  round -trip is $1.25 for adults, and kids  sixty-five cents. The train leaveB the  C.P.R. depot at seven p.m. sharp and  leaves the Forks on the stroke of midnight.  WOOD  *  ii  First-class  Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,   $5.00 per cord.  ' **Fifand Tamarac, double cut,  per'cord, $7.00.  WOOC�� DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  Gust Johnson  games with the locals.    Out of tne two  games played the visitors won one.  Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Smith and children arrived in town the fore part of  the week from Vancouver. Mr. Smith  will assume personal charge of operations at the Granby during the absence  of Chas. A. Campbell, assistant supt.  According to last accounts Thos.  Kelly the lineman of the South Kootenay Power & Light company, who was  so severely injured by a-fall from a pole  some time ago, is not improving; in fact  his case is causing his physiciaus some  anxiety.  A mishap to the motor of the Pioneer  Publishing Company caused the Staff  ���considerable trouble this week and the  thanks of the Pioneer is extended to  Mr. Lequime of the West Kootenay  Power & Light Company for his timely  and efficient service.  Mrs. Alex. McDowall, who has given  such eminent satisfaction as teacher in  the. school at Columbia gardens, left on  Monday to resume her duties after  passing the Xmas holidays in town.  Mrs. McDowall in addition to her other  attainments, has now secured a first-  class certificate, for domestic science. '  TH1GREAT NORTHERN  Affords to those who travel for business or  '.pleasure "the maximum amount of comfort  '^ attd'courteous attention to the traveller's  every want.        ��� f.-'; '���'"-*'��� :���''���'���  OR  TO EASTERN OR COAST POINTS are the most  nopular through trains in the west.  For Routes and Rates address  J. V. INGRAM,'Agent.  ��gMaqp��ais*Maaa?w.MUHW^^  " 'jj!  Bsszooa  Monday in I 922 clear profit. ^ J  British Columbia's forests  only a small fraction of this at pre  sent, but with the development of  the resource the amount will be as  great as 6^ million dollars per  annum, according to government  officials. However, this will be  quite impossible if fire is allowed lo  ravish the mountains as it has in  the past. It is obvious that this is  not an agricultural province, and  the greatest resource, the forest,  must be saved from destruction.  Motrin vs. Campbell  Marshall vs. McDonald  McCammon vs. Thompson  MeCammon vs. McDonald  Morrill vs. McDonald     _ .  Miller vs. Marshall  Harbinson vs. Carter  Kay vs. Thompson  Marshall vs. McDougall  McCainmon vs. Marshall  Kay vs. McDonald  Miller vs. McDougall  Harbinson vs. Cook  Strutzel vs. Geddes  Geddes vs. Campbell .  .     *   Campbell vs. IfcDonald,.  y,e,d   Miller v��.* Oavtei ....  Harbinson Vs.'Tnoinpson  Miller \s. Campbell    _  Harbinson vs>. McDonald  Miller vs. Cook  Stiutuel vt.. Campbell  Geddes vs. McDonald  Miller vs. Thompson  Miller vs. McDonald  Christenson-Vand  ThefCentral hotel was the scene  of a wedding on Tuesday, January  7, when the Rev. J. J. Nixon, pastor of the Methodist church, officiated at the marriage of H. Christ-  enson and Miss Esther Vand, both  popular young people ot the camp.  The bride was attended by 'her  mother, Mrs. A. Vand and Mrs. O.  Hanson and was given away by her  uncle, A. O. Johnson. A dainty  wedding breakfast followed the conclusion of the ceremony and later  the bridal party drove to the depot  and amid the hearty wishes of relatives and friends, accompanied  by showers of rice, departed for  Spokane, where the honeymopn  will be spent. Mr. and Mrs. H.  Christenson will eventually take up  their residence on First street. The  happy couple were the recipients of  a number of presents from relatives  and friends.  B. C Copper and Voight Bond  Advices received this week from  New York by Sharp and Irvine, who  are closely in touch with the British  Columbia Copper company officials,  state that the conference between  the company and E. L. Voigt, re  lative to a continuance of the .option  held by the British Columbia Copper  company on the Voigt mines, has  not yet been concluded.  Opinion is divided among local  mining men familiar with the situation at the   Voigt   mines,   but   the  majority of them are inclined   to be  lieve that  the   option   will   not   be  above  D.vtks January  ($     _  7  8          ��.  10  11  13  It  15  16   -  17  18  �����\  ���U   .  . 25  27   28  2��  30  31  Fehkuauy  1 _  3  I  5  6  7  S   .  10  11  ���12  13  14  15  17'  18  J    .10 _  21  24  25  26 -.  i 27  28  March ���  1  len No. 2  McCuniiiion vs. Geddes  McDougall vs. Harbinson  Cook vs. Ka>  . .Monin vs. McCammon  MilliM- \s. Geddt-M  Haibinson vs. Campbell  , Moiiiu "-a. Miller  Miusliall vs. Haibiiison  Caiter vs. Kay  . Mon in vs. Marshall  Mai shall vs. Cartel  . Caiter ���.&. Thompson  McCammon \s. Harbinson  McDougall vs. Kav  Sti uUel vs. Kay  . _    Maishall vs. Cook  Moiiiu \s,. Harbinson  . Mutahall vs. Kay  .Moriin vs. Caitei  Maishall vs. Thompson  McCamnion vs. Kay  Moiriu v&. Cook  Motrin vs. Kay  Stmt/.el vs. Cook  .Stinted vs. McCauimon  Geddes vs. McDougall  Campbell vs. Cook  Stiutzel vs. Millei  Mon in vs. Thompson  .Campbell vs. Kay  SUutzel \s. Marshall  ���Geddes vs. Carlvr  Campbell vs. Thompson  Miller vs. Harbinson  Harbinson vs. Kay  ���   Strutzel vs. McDougall  .    ."... Geddes v��. Cook.  McCammon vs. McDougall  Geddes v��. Kay  Stiul/.el vs. Cartel  Geddes v��. Thompson  Millei vs. Kuj  McCaiiinion vs. Cook  Moitin \s. McDougall  Strut/.el \ ���>. Thompson  allowed to lapse and that the   bond  eventually will be taken up  Corporation of City of Phoenix  PUBLIC NOTICE.  Chuteman Injured  While working on the night  shift at the Rawhide mine on Monday, a chuteman, named Gus. Eck-  liff, had the misfortune to be struck  on the head with a piece of rock,  which rendered him unconscious for  some considerable time. He was  removed to the hospital, where his  injuries were attended to by Dr.  Dickson.  PUBLIC NOTICK is hereby given  to the electors of the Municipality of  Phoenix that I require the presence of  th��- said electois at the City hall,  Dominion avenue, on the 13th day of  January, 1913, at twelve o'clock noon,  for the purpose of electing peisons to  lepresont them in I he Municipal council as mayor and aldermen and m.Iic����I  trustees.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows:  'The"candidates" shall be nominated  in writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of the nnmici-  pality as proposer and seconder, and in  the case of school trustees, by'two  voters of the school district as proposer and seconder,' and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any  time between the date of the notice  and two o'clock p.m. on the day of the  nomination, and in the eveut of a poll  being necessary, such poll will be  opened on the. loth day of ���January,  A.D., 1913, at the City hall, Dominion  avenue, of which every person is herer.  by required to take notice and govern  himself accordingly.  Persons qualified ���"to  be nominated  for and elected as mayor |for the Cor  poration of the City of Phoenix, shall  be such persons as are  male British  subjects of the full age of twenty-one  years, and are not disqualified  under  any law, and   who  have  been  for the  six mouths next preceding the day of  nomination, the registered .owner, in  the Land  Registry   office, of  land or  real property, in the city of the assessed  value on the last municipal assessment  ,f heeannotiupply th.  roll, of one thousand dollars or more,   j^KVBL^^-th^  and in   the case of aldermen, of five  ^sSfS^��S^S^uia^  hundred  dollars   or  more,   over   and .���-..��-.  any   registered   judgment  or  charge, and who are othei wise qualij  fled as municipal voteis.  In eveiy school district, any peison  being a householder in the school district, and being a British subject of  the full age of twenty-one yeats, and  otherwise qualified by the Public  Hchool Act, to vote at an election ot  school trustees in the said school district shall lx- eligible to serve as a  school trustee in a school distiict.  Given under my  hand at Phoenix,  B. C, this 0th da> of January, 1918.  H. Hakti.by,  Retaining Officer.  The    retirement   of  White,  comptroller   of  Col.    Fred  the   Royal  Northwest Mounted Police, which  takes effect at the end of the yea  will likely be followed by the promotion of Laurence Forte.sque, L S.  O,. assistant comptrollor and accountant of the department. For-  tescjuc has been connected with the  Mounted Police since the early days  of the force, having been appointed  in 1875.  Ettiy WoBiian  h iatsrested Mid should know  *bout the wonderful _  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tho new Vaginal Syripgo.   l)csf  ���Moat conrenlent.   it cleanse-  Instantly.      Ask your  I druggist lo��  WINDSOR SUPPLY CC, <*fHp  V,,  fir  ;   ���WHXiK9*Wir^l *l Safe*" fcifif ������bfJILiu. .   .ji.hM'aX

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