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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 8, 1916

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 ���fsM^sas^^^  \ mf   j'j '  ���jw  ���jnHWmjw*'  ���HUB.'H'  ���^n'^" *  --Y-  i^tz  .. ,7-  7T/^-7T.I  ssssesasana:  ~~-***m*m!BBBimmi&*!��fitf' t>...-  '      'n'V  7. (A  T  ���.iw^wihaflnri^jvifaris1  !  .*>,  '.#  V*��-��i  '-   ,94      I*  J ft   1 'fi  ��.*,���  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  ;at Phoenfx.    The Granby  ' Co. employs 600 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  ! over $50,000: Two railroads  afford access to the 'city.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  The  published  nmnicir  - altitude,  has  and    possesses ' fiflft����IiiEBi��  hotels, opera house! schools . I  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B. C, SATURDAY, JAN. 8, 1916  CANADIAN MINING COMPANIES  PROFITS TOTAL ENORMOUS  Spokane Derives Benefits  of B.  C.  Concerns ���  Many Now Extinct  Dividends paid by mining' companies operating in the territory tributary to Spokane for 1915 amount  to $10,560,060, according to revised figures secured from the  different corporations, and the grand  total of the disbursements since lhe  first concern began distributing  profits in the north-west aggregate  $83,285,455. Of the current year's  disbursements metal producing com  panies are credited with $10,511,-  250, and their share of the grand  total for years past and to date 'is  $80,036,811, while the coal and  coke companies in - "Alberta and  British Columbia have paid $3,248,-  ' ,7 O     ' ' .  568 since they began operating.    .  Many companies included in the  list have suspended operations or  their identity has been submerged  in other companies that acquired  them, but the statistics secured from  reliable sources are regarded as  authentic.  It is generally estimated that not  less  than .one-third, of   the   gross  earnings of mining companies are  distributed in dividends, and if this  estimate is correct the corporations  included in the report have produced  in mineral wealth not less than  $250,000,000, the difference between  the distributed profits and the gross  earnings Raving been expended for  equipment, labor and supplies.  NUMBBR 26  K.P. Joint Installation  Joint  installation   of  officers   for  the ensuing year of Greenwood and  The Versatiles Opera Co.  . F.. Stuart White's big musical  comedy production, "The Girl from  Nowhere, will be the offering at  the miners'opera house on Saturday, January 15.  , The show is a complete novelty  as far as musical comedy' plots go.  ' The chorus is one of the best  ever organized in Canada, and they  are gowned in. seventy of Dame  Fashion's latest creations. Haunting melodies,  beautiful  gowns   and  "ME KILL MY WOMAN; SHE  DEAD NOW," SAID TOMICH;  Walker's Copper Letter  OI       .    ,   ,          e    ,      .,  .  , , girls, novel dance creations,   tn   ad-  Phoenix lodges of  the   Knights   of|-j... _ ,    '       ,  o...i!-���_ ���.__!:' _i_���   , _     '^     dition   to    Oswald    and    Hoyland  j comedy, are the keynotes struck  by  P. Stuart White in "The Girl   from  f1" ilbSS^. ,.   3Vsr~.V&.-ti��  fafryZ**. ''' v    * 7-. 7    it  Special Announcement  HBBHHHHHMHI^HMHHHHiHiHHBHBHHMHHHHBHHMHHHHH  We beg- to advise our friends and patrons that the  Cold Weather now enables jus to buy our Fresh Meats  in quantities; that means a lower cost, and therefore  can supply you at very attractive prices for prime stuff:  CHOICE STEERS �� HEIFERS  Fore Quarters, 13c;       Hind Quarters, 16c.  PORK (Grain Fed) Half or Whole Hog 15c.  IM Ui J ON Nice Young Stock, by side 22c.  In our Produce Department we are stocking very  superior goods, such as <  ->  i.  Shamrock Creamery Butter  40c; Very Choice; -  ***?A*MK4��OK4jt#��&gyi��|r*  14 lb. Box, S5.2K  .   - -       ..1..7V.       J.jJ  Pythias took   place   here   on   Tues  day evening in the Pythian hall.  Twenty-seven members from the  Greenwood lodge rode up the hill  to take part in the ceremony. The  lodge work was turned over to the  visiting brothers, and under the  direction of Sid Storer who acted as  r if  installing    officer,     the     following  officers were installed:  C.C.,iE. E. Barnes; V.C., T.  Underwood; Prelate, J. C. Matheson; M. of W., Joe Butcher; K. of  R. S., C. H. Knight; M. of F., R.  K. Fuller; M. of E., J. I. Wilson;  M. at A., D. McLeod; I. G., Wm.  Munro; O. G., T. Johns.'  Aftei two esquires had been invited into the mysteries ofthe third  degree, a nice supper was served by  D. Deane.  With the Bowlers  W  %$.  n -  $:  �� ''  i\MfctS��j  rtw^w..**.. \  ^^AWmOCKlKND DOMINION BACON  SELECTED EQQ8, 40c. per dozen  VHAMROOK L.EAF URD, 5lb. Pail, SI.OO  ��AUER KRAUT, 15c. per lb,; 2 lbs. for 25c.  OYSTER SELECTS, 5Cc Pint  P. BURNS & CO. LIMITED  If you noticed a couple of the  male specie raise their, right hands,  this week, then Hurriedly "pull   them*  | down again, you naturally inferred  they did not wish to form and break  i a New Year's   resolution.  Nowhere," and there is little doubt  that the Versatiles Opera company  will still further enhance their Canadian reputation of five years' standing and give to east and west alike  just what they want���mile-a'-minute  mirth without vulgarity, with the  addition of tuneful melodies presented in an elaborate stage setting of  charming girls and excellent scenery.  Hurry, Scurry for School  The blackboard of the local school  .stretched out goblin hands for the  children Monday morning, and the  homes of some 180 children presented a peculiar mixture of mirth,  excitement and sadness. Scribblers,  pens and pencils seemed to .have a  happy faculty of being lost when  wanted, and many a tired and perspiring mother heaved a sigh of  relief when the last member of age  departed for.school. The older.girls  tpok it as a matter of course,   while  ��� There never 'was a' time' in the  history of the- industry of the industry when investors' and traders  could buy copper shares with as  full assurance of big dividend increases and coming substancial price  advances as they can now. Owners  of good copper stocks'should" continue to hold them for dividends or  until they sell 30 to ';50 per cent  above the present price'level.  Notwithstanding that: the  copper  mines of the United States curtailed  their production 40 to   5O  per   cent  during the first five months   of this  year and sold the first quarters output   at prices   ranging  from    13^  cents  in January , to   15   cents   .in  April,  their  aggregate  profits    for  1915 will   probably   be   the   largest  for any one year in   the  history   of  the industry.     Production from   the  mines of this country   alone   should  amount  to    1,200,000,000    pounds  this   year   and   the   average   cost  should be slightly under 10 cents a  pound.    The average price received  for all copper sold this year will   be  close to 18  cents,' resulting   in   an  ag,g"regate  profit  of around   $96,-  000,000. ,  ���ii  Wife Who   Pleaded   His  Release Knifed by the  Father of Family's.,/  *-1 ^%#  '* ����r -A   ���**,  ���Y-jM-tfv' JfijUSf  ,.y\ *���   j.  Hi, Diogones!  John Tomich, xan  Austrian.' re-'  leased on December 24th    at    the  instigation   of his  wife   from    the  detention camp  at   Mirror    Lake,  where he had been detained���.for 7the '  past   six.months,   pleaded    guillty  before Judge Mulligan on   Wednesday to a charge  of 'attempting 'to ;  murder his wife Tuesday afternoon,  the charge being laid by Constable  Cook.  As near as  can   be  learned,   tbe "  accused told his wife that a  certain'  family would visit-them  that  day;'  and   upon  her   remonstrating,    he  went into the kitchen and  returned --  with a butcher knife +which he  used  with   terrible'    results    upon ' the ,  woman   he   had   sworn   to     love,  cherish and protect.  In the court his wife, who had  been maintaining herself and three  children'by doing washing, presented a pitiful spectacle. Her nose  was bound in plaster, the result- of ���  a kick from her loving spouce, and  the left wrist was bandaged to cover ���  a slash from the knife, extending to  the splints that encased a broken  finger.    The right  hand  was   also  ���P^4  CS-    ^> 'r  ' -Kill  .- 'i&sl  1 tt >->���  -ill  bandaged where she had  attempted  The finance departmental Ottaw'al to grasp the blade frantically jabbed  last week received ten"cents with   alinto her  body .and-turned-by   the  note marked  "Conscience  money." \ corsets.  ���   ��).\ ' -- '"���r"  was    elucidated  ' I'expert that they  wish  gone  how they did persecute the pins.      . ,'same   experience    don't  Following.are the high scores fori were kids���just kids, once again  j 10 pins and 5 pins for the week:  M. Jacobson, 211; Dan , Mc.  , Donald, 211. In 5 pins^ Neil- Mc.  j Izaac, 81; G. Hendrickson, 176.  Prize bowling  will   be   continued  until January 15.  On' theltheJooys^ave their face aNcoiiple ,pM^  by   our     sporting jamblec? off with never a care���lords Ipenitence   sums'     But'they VarelJ in a" glance at'the sickening-  instru-  were   only   break-/of creation.     Peculiar, isn't it,   thislexceed ,$5��-     Jt ,is ' Sr��od   to' know J meat, the blade bent at right- angles,  I ing bowling records.  ' We see them (aversion for school?    ^et hoiv many|/hat fo a count'E>'   wner.e   iovestiga.. j and. Jts  six   inches -.of surface;i be  j reach for-the   sphereoids,   and   my, (of us who have   gone   through 'the |t,ons as to the   misappropriation .of/ plentifully smeared with blood ,"  funds are constantly in session,,rthere:/     In -answer to a hurry up call,   the  is at least $50 worth   of conscience I constable was on his wayJ,*to   make  in   existence   in   any   given    spirit, I the  arrest   when   he   met    Tomich  The ten cents contribution came   in J coming   to   give   himself    up.     Her  a letter bearing   the   Ottawa   post-(asked to be arrested, saying:     "Me  mark, which fact raises  an   endless J kill my woman; she dead now."  vista of speculation. j (Continued on Page 4)  we 1  Coming Events  -t 1  "J  I  ��� ' i  I  tlft  IP  i  te  The Management and Staff  of The Big Store  extend the  Season's Greetings  On New Year's day Phoenix and  Greenwood exchanged curling rinks,  two rinks going from Greenwood to  Phoenix and two from Phoenix to  Greenwood. Four games were  played at each place, Greenwood  winning three and losing one, and  Phoenix winning all four.  The bonspiel.  Tomorrow's duties.  Church service Sunday.  Moving pictures tonight.  Ice Carnival February 3.  Nominations and elections.  Leap Year ball February 29.  Skating and bowling nightly.  Burns' nicht around the 20th.  Masquerade ball on March 17.  Versatiles show on January 15.  Oddfellows reception to a hero.  Mining Notes of British Columbia  mm, Thompson & Co,  Phone 9 and 5  The Horn Silver mine at Hedley  is shipping ore,  Gold mine output in Washington  state shows a decided decrease this  last year.  Tungsten ore has advanced over  600 per cent ih'price in the last six  months;  The Granby smelter is running  seven of its furnaces full blast at  Grand Forks.  The first car of ore, 45 tons, was  shipped from the Aberdeen group  of copper claims on Monday at  Merrit.to the Tacoma smelter.  Gordon McClennan is bringing  three tons of antimony ore from  his Babine claims to New Hazelton  this week. This constitutes the  initial shipment of this class of ore  from the north. It is understood  the government is to purchase the  ore at the railway.  The Chicago group of four claims  on the railroad side of the Rocher  de'Boule mountain, near Hazelton,  has been bonded to M. T. Watts  and Howard D. Camero'n for an  Edmnoton syndicate. The price  was $15,000 and a stock interest.  Jurdine, Jones & Deane were the  sellers.  An Australian company   proposes  to divert the Bridge river situate in  Lillooetv by a tunnel through the  Mission mountain and use the overflow of the water for generating  power at the same time mining the  gravels in the present channel of  the river for their auriferous gold  values. Engineers have for some,  time been engaged on   the  scheme.  A prospector who has been going  to and from Edmonton for the   past  few years brings reports of  an   en-  couiaging character as   to   a  pros-  pective new placer goldfield   at   the  headwaters   of  the    Nahini    river,  according to   the   Vancouver   province.     Situate on a tributary of  the  Laird,   the   country   is   difficult   of  access.     It has been recognized   by  geologists for many years that conditions are favorable in  the   section  referred to for such   a strike.     The  conditions are much the same as in  the early days of the Yukon���difficulties of access and   transportation  and frozen grounds.     In   a   lecture  before the chamber of mines atVan-  couver two years ago,  Mr.   Charles  Camsell,  of  the   staff  of   the   geological survey  of  Canada,   refrred  to the possibilities of a   goklfie .1   in  the section referred to, so   thai   developments there are  worth   w itch-  in jr.  ac  ac  For Two Weeks Only  Before Stocktaking  Pat-a-Cake  Shortcake  Billiken  Golden Puff  Connaught  Coffee Sandwich  Ginger Nuts  Russet Sandwich  Digestive  Coronation  Chocolate Sandwick  ���  .   Petit Beune  Cream Sandwich  Old England  Try A Package  J-  3C  31,. IC  31 IE  3E=3<=;  A  ..*;:!*rj: si  ���    ^    ��� *      \    y  WSfStW  **s*W  tr V      *���*��-*���  %  (ME   PtOJSftER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLtTMBXA.  ttsmsesatss  !  ���r  J1!  - *^r 7s ir  -��;  ton't yon'have the good of your,  family at heart?   Don't you want  to get-'for your family the  very  - beat? For internal ��� ailments���the  best medicine? For aores and skin  diseases���the^best ointment? If so,  Bet Zam-Buk.   Mothers  who,have  t used Zam-Buk say there is nothing  ' to equal its soothing, healing power  In cases of skin diseases and Injuries,- and nothing so suitable for  sensitive skins.  This Is' because Zam-Buk is composed entirely of medicinal herbal  '-essences and extracts, and is free  from .the poisonous coloring, mat-  ''. tor and harsh minerals found in  - ordinary ointments.  Children, haying once used Zam-  Buk,   will   cry  for  it  when   they  ' meet with an accident.   They know  - how quickly it stops the pain, and  heals.  Tjie it for burns, cuts, bruises, skin  Injuries, files, eczema, blood-poison, ulcers,  chapped hands and cold sores.  50c. box, all druggists, or Zam-Buk Oo.,  Toronto.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  7   'issued weekly  at Phobsix., British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.   >f  G. Kay,'Publisher.  li!  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence <30 days) . .'$5.00  Application for Transfer of Licence '. $7.S0  Certificate ol Improvement (60 days) ,     $10.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (00 days)  ::...."..'..;:.'.'...r. $10.00  Delinquent Co-Ownership notices 90 days $25.00  Btrftlicaie Certificate of Title notices $6.00  Cards of Thanks, SO cents. r        i  AU other legal advertising, 12 cento a line,  , single column, for the first insertion; and 8  eente a line for each subsequent insertion, non-  /. . - I 7  pareil measurement.       .  , , "Display; ads $1.00 per inch, single  column,, per month!   Transient ..ads."  }i p0c.)per.inch, per issue; subsequent in-  i"' serfcibnsi 85c. per inch.\ < f    ^  -"-'t'..'--' "  tf *  Phoenix that the policy of procras-  tination that characterized the late  council, combined with their cheese-  -paring methods in the matter of  extending the thanks of Phoenix  citizens tq a hero, is ooe thing they  cannot hope to "extemporize" in tbe  press, although the wish ^was expressed that they do so.  ' Ask any of your former representatives why they failed to welcome  the Phoenix participant in the battle  of Ypres, and their excuses are  eribugh to choke a cat. One is that  they never knew he"[was "returning  to Phoenix; the other, "wait until  the rest return.  The first  is  a  direct -evasion  of  what they know to be the truth���of  what all Phoenix knew���that Porter  was to be expected  any  day.    Did  they  expect  him   to announce  his  arrival with a fanfare  of trumpets?  Did the Pioneer give thenva chance  to make1 preparations  before making   mention fof J:heir" ^lassitude?  Was the subject" broached  by  any  residents?    It  was,   and  all   week  the  same   answer    given:    "Wait  until    they     all     return."    Bright  heads!   Fertile brains!   Gfeat!   We  are the people!    Is it not enough to  make a returned soldier  wonder  if  his efforts were appreciated.  Meantime,-the others, if they do  return safe, might tak.e it into their  heads to live somewhere else. It is  a high altitude inPhoenix, perhaps  this accounts for the Coldness of the  reception.  In Revelations we read of seven churches, seven candlesticks, seven  stars, seven trumpets, seven plagues, seven thunders, seven vials and  seven angels. It is a long way from Revelations to the year 1916 in  Phoenix, but the fact remains, nevertheless, that seven citizens are to be  nominated next week to fill the vacancies caused by the retirement of  last year's council. One does not have to go abroad to gaze upon the  seven-wonders of the world���we have them right at home in Phoenix.  From the regularity with which they held their council meetings, and ���the  attendance ofthe public, one might well enlighten them to seven churches  as regards attendance. To enlighten them to stars or candlesticks would  be sacrilege, while the trumpeting and thunder from the seven "angels"  last election day was enough to lead the electors to mentally say during  the year: "May the seven plagues take them." It is a foregone conclusion tbat as regards the use of brains, they kept them well corked in  seven vials���especially in such matters as extending welcome to a returned  soldier on behalf of the citizens of Phoenix. Yea, verily, they sure  proved a revelation of do-nothingness.  IV '  X  < ���"  st  piC  M  mm-  ' *vWe received somewhat of a  stir  J- *��� -.    7" ^  prise Monday morning from one' of  the', 'residents who informed us  . in public that the introductory  article to the few items reluctantly  Igiven us Jbyt'a ^ returned  soldier  on  the battle'of'Ypres was most  detri-  ���mental to recruiting.  .   ^��Those   who    might    otherwisel a livelihood  enlist'would become scared and not  come  forward,"   was   one   of ��� the  ".comments.    In  other    words,    we  ;were almost lead to believe that the  ^incidents picturing  the  battle field  \ were too realistic, and that  citizens  ��� of Canada lacked spunk.  We beg to  make  plain   the  fact  * that this was our -intention as regards portraying gruesome details  in the theatre of war; in other words,  make, known the braveness of  Phoenix soldiers.  While not aspiring to the cushion-  covered pinnacle of success reached  by Kipling with publication of his  "Gunga Din," still, we believe that  - truth endureth forever.  We take this opportunity to drive  home to this gentleman the fact  that everyone who enlisted ���  yes, and many more who will enlist  ���are oot afraid of "The word that  sickened earth of old. With them  these lines etand out���  '���No easy hope or lies  Shall bring us to our goal,  But iron sacrifice  '. Of body, will and soul!  . Aid. Hodgson, of' Hamilton,  wants to tax every mate inhabitant  of. Ontario" not already assessed.  At the final meeting "of the legislative committeeof the -city council  he moved, ''Resolved that the  legislative committee consider the  advisability of applying to the Legislature of Ontario, for an act imposing "a' war tax upon every male,  inhabitant of the_. Province of Ontario, between the%ages-6f 21. years  and 60, who has not been  assessed  to interest 'other" provinces apd  British DomioionVfn imposing such  a tax." Thisl'is similar"to A resolution fro^^Kingstpn,j*'whjch was  forwarded to"the local council with  a request that" it be endorsed" and  the government advised ^ of same.  It was carried.���Financtaf Post.  The above "is a .matter .that reeves  and mayors all over British, Columbia might take up.    It; is  worthy  their  best * consid_eratipn,   and   the  matter is sucli that the aid  of the  officers comprising" the  aboard    of  British Columbia Municipalities  en  listed before taking  the  matter  up  with   the government.    If such   a  tax could be established,' tuany who  are not paying as much  as  a  road  tax   would  <be ^"-contributing   their  j quota to the country affording them  Honor Returned Soldier  Courtenay, Dec. 31. ��� Monday  night the mayor.and mayoress of  Courtenay entertained about 300  guests in the opera ��� house.' The  occasion'was the welcoming, home  of Private Hyde-Perrott from the  front, who. was the guest of honor.  After bridge and whist had been  played and.the pruts' distributed, a  concert was given and, some fancy  dances by Miss Sackville and little  Miss Amy Kilpatrick were much  applauded." The Rev. Laycock of  St. John's and the Rev.fMenzies'of  the Presbyterian church made stirring speeches :urging���all<' those who  were able and had not already done  so, to enlist at'once, in v the ,102nd  regiment now stationed at Comox.  W. G. Robertson occupied -.the  chair and Mayoress* Kilpatrick presided at .the pianos     _-  -      - s" "   ,  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality ol our Milk ._and  Cream 7 is gaining new patrons  for us daily. We solicit a trial.-  Delivery made to any part bf^tht.  city. Mail us a card.r- . ���'- \   ~���t        '   ' % w  The PHOENIX DAIRY;  -,   > \r. A. McKay & Sens, Props-      ���. I  A Sane-Holiday  Da J- Matheson  GeneraLAgent,;  Firet Life and  Accident Insurance;  PHOENIX, B. C.      . -,  New Years* day passed off Jquietly  in  Phoenix.   ��� A" few  of the jovial  souls managed to get lit up, but the  merrymaking    was    of   quite     ad  orderly nature.    Homes  were, well  filled with  visitors,  and  the -rink,  bowling alley  and  theatre done ' a  nice    business.    Money   circulated  pretty freely  in  some quarters  as  compared with  last year.."Yes, .it  was a sane season, judging from  interviews with a  number 'who  on  the day following in  former years  dreamed they were  ��� fiery furnace, one vast bulk of flame.  That they were   Abcdnego a.wallowing in the same. -   "  That they ."were Roman candles, and  rockets that fizzed and screamed;  In short,   the   cussedestT  dreams ������" a  mortal ever dreamed.  Yes, it was a" sane holiday., and  we can.appreciate the .feeling of  a few who tried to explain 'that  when theirrnouth was furred with a  fur tbat seemeth a buffalo hide  How gracious those dews  of  solace  ' '  "that over their senses fell, .  At the clink' of the ice in the pitcher  that tbe boy brought up the hall.  WHY YOU ARE NERVOUS  The nervous system is thealarm system  ���f the human be*r.     ' "      .  �� In perfect health w* hafdlyxeallzeUiat  wehave a network ��I neirvevlmt when  healttt is ebbing, when strength �� dechn-  To correct ncntfiaaew, Sofa's Smw-  fion is exactly wl��atyctialiaal4����l��; its  rtcKiutrimeut.gete into tfce btaod atod  rich Mood feeds the tiny nerve-celts whrie  the whole System responds to its relrean-  ing tonic force. Free from harmful drags.  - Scott at 9owfte,Tot��M*. Oat.  ���CREAM  BaKUi|Powder  Sixt| Yoars the Standard  NO ALUM  ' <rC ^ "  i  Made in Canada  !"'"''���'���  Plagiarism is the name one gives  to anyone else's epigram.'  1 "     l"    7J     - /l  PHOENIX BAKERY  W. WILLIAMS, PROP.  v  r  7-t l  -j * ���.        7  -   Doughnuts, ^Madeira  Cake;  , Lunch Cake for Sunday-use,.,  delivered on order every Sat-*  ' urday.   Give us a trial order.  OAKE8 MADE TO ORD1R AT  MOST  REASONABLE RATE8  TELEPHONE 53.  WOOD  First-class Fir and-Tam-  aracWood, $6.CX) per cord  Pine7 Wood;' $5.00 per cord.  Fir Tamaracr and double cut,  >^ per cord, $7.00. / ,  ,,   .  Wood deuvered on .short  NOTIOB.   ", 'Phone B32  Robt. Forshaw  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the time table  schedules governing,the ar-ival ar.'-l  departure of local trains: ���  GREAT NORTHERN  Departs -every day. at nine  a.m. ,"  Arrives d^ily at 5.10 p.m.  ., .-    ' v ,  CANADIAN   PACIFIC '" ',' '  *. I I t "���* -  ' Leaves daily for Nelson at  12.151  For the west, via Penticton, at the -  same .hour, on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday.-  * Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour oh  Tuesday, Thursday and'Saturday.  .  *.   m\ Iwl-Unt SimoUflM  GOLD WATCH FREE.  A ttntthUormid .-  oKk   fiom  u  ��tt��IUh*4  fim.   Wa ����� itTiM ��w��r  Vddm  to  tboaaali 'tt  paopU all   onr   Ul*  -   world   ������    ���    ham  admtlMment-   ��o��  ,  |�� rjroor   ehana*   to  .- eMaSa on*.  WwM��  BMW.   aodotlac   *S'  aanta lor ooa of ont  fMlitanaM* IitaUs'  Jjonm     Ontrdi,     flv  Q��au'  Alberts.^ wax  eurtaa* laid *jm  h  M%ri&  Ion offsr.    w��  I'lWl  tot to  ���  .-j  ���boat  tu   tad  (bow  tbtm   Om   *���**"*-���-���-  vS& ttlnk thl; cam teejtoot ���� ^ trjjMfcjl mm*  JomUiriWegbt^M.W.Cenwillki Boad. T�����<>���������,  XBglWd.  And    yet,     this    citizen  iMSfei^.^ ^listing.  ii* is:   a   solo  '��Sing Me to Sleep"  (Parody)-  Written by some unknown poetical  genius in the trenches, this flower of  poetry will no doubt waste its eweeb-  nesain Belgium:  Sing me to sleep where the bullets fall;  Let me forget the war and all;  Damp in my "dug-out" cold my feet,  Nothing but "bully" and hardtack t  eat.  Sing me to sleep where bombs explode  And shrapneTshells are a la mode,  Over the sand bags helmets you find,  Corpses in front of you���corpses behind.  Far, far from Ypres I long to be  Where German snipers can't pot at  me;  Think   of  me crouching  where  the  worms creep,  Waiting for something to put me to  sleep.  Sing me to.sleep in some old shed,  Where rats are running around my  head;  Stretched out upon my waterproof,  Dodging the rain drops through the  roof.  would  have us  believe  the   article   would  dampen the ardor of some   of   his  fellow   citizens   who     thought    of  What does he think war  game   or    ping-pong?  -Who does he think are fighting our  battles or will enlist to fill the ranks  the fallen���spawn of the  gutter?   ��   ��v*�� *-i , ',   '   We  can  assure  the  citizens   of   ���'Mil  Sing me to sleep where the campflres  -glow,  Full of French beer and cafe a leau.  Dreaming of home in Canada's west,  Somebody's dirty old  boots on  my  chest.  Far from the trench-lights I'd like to  be;  Lights of my homo-town I'd rather see.  Think of me crouching where the rats  creep,  Waiting for someone to sing me to  sleep.     -   ���  SYNOPSIS OF CtOAL,  - MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one yeaTs  at an annual rental of 81 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the' applicant in person��� to, the  Agent or. Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied, for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application 'must bo 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 o��>"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  Boyalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of tho Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. COtyY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publiiation of  I this idvertiseiuent will not be paid ior.  -60000.  The  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been re-  eogoized as the Mining-  Medium of the Boundary  r  country.  In the matter of ad-  - vertisiog, it reaches the  right kiad of people, and  , an   advertisement in its  columns    is    certain of  quick and profitable re-  , suits. _____  In  the  matter of all  things pertaining to the  . progress of the district it.  is a reliable and trust-'"  i worthy authority. It's  .American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  - subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write (or our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for , local   business   men.  Send In Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  ARTISTIC  Published Every  Saturday Morning:  A. BUSINESS MAN  IS  KNOW^N  BYfTHE  QUALITY1 OF pKi^TiU6yiiEiJSES  -'���''���������   ^. v ������ i     : . .  Our Stock ol Stationery^ the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship wjjl meet with your approval  1 J V* �� 7. -^ .  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make  a specialty  of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,      ;  Wedding Invitatious, Check Books, By-Laws, j  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER '  ��� ���������... . ������ . t  No ��Joh Too Large, None too Small:  f i  $2.00 per Year in Advance.     . $2 50 per Year to U.S.I  ;  ^ " C "V v* *|* ; p,-*
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■naaSaBaaa'B-ainiaavia*
Chicken   pox   at   Ericksbn    has
abated.
There  are   1160  bee  keepers   in
the province.
Vancouver   Pioneers'  association
has 600 names on the roll.
' "The Apex, New Denver,   shipped
a car of ore last week.
H.   Clever  is installing   a'   cold
storage at New Denver.  *
-   "Dad"  Broivell,    Canyon - City,
has purchased a gee-gee.
'There is 571, names on'the voters'
list at Grand Forks this year.
The'first passenger train was: run
into Clinton January 1, 1916.
Oroville hospital is crowded and
its nurses near worked to death.
"The Birth of a Nation" film will
be shown at Penticton   this  month.
Several small potlachs were held
Christmas week . by new Hazelton
Indians.
"Dancing" Kelly, of Revelstoke,
is, fighting in the trenches, over in
France.   -
It was 10 degrees below zero at
the Granby -compressor Tuesday
morning.
•Dr. Schilstra, formerly of Hedley,
has enlisted'With the medical corps
at Winnipeg.
Dan "Cameron, aged 65, a vete"ran
of-the Fenian raid, cashed in at
Creston last week.        -   -    "
Between December 13 and> 27
there were 147« cases of infectious
disease in Vancouver.
Spruce is being shipped from
Graham Island to •England to 'be
used in manufacture of aircraft,
T. J. Burnes, who mined in the
Cariboo in '58 died last'week in
Victoria one day short of 83 years
of age.
The Dominion"' Bridge company
will give"-2~per cent from " their -war
contract receipts 'this year to"' the
patriotic fund. ■ ■    ,
Last Friday A. - H. Sanderson
won
shoot;'   Twenty-five"competed.
Geo. Ross," Elko's blacksmith got
married last  week. -   Youngsters, of
the. town   provided  'the', couple    a
musical treat   that sounded   like   a
boiler factory in full bloom.
Twenty..years..ago -the^. contract
was awarded to, a San Francisco
■firm to instal'the Victoria-waterworks. - The successful "tender Was
$70,000 lower than the next bid.
' A bursted water pipe done $4,-
000 worth of damages' in McCreedy
Bros.' store at Cra*nbrook December
27. Now more *'bargain's" for the
ladies and a page ad in the newspaper.
-The Kettle Valley railway has
opened a lunch counter at McCuI-
lough. Four kinds of pie will be
served: . Open, kivered, cross-
barred, and the kind that mother
used to make.
- New fangled vacuum-washers are
being sold by tbe wagon load at
Chesaw. Seven pullomoters-avould
have found ^aleia-Phoenixlastvyear
had this enterprising agent   worked
oundary District of British Columbia
RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POSSIBILITIES—
A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.
Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an,array of
potentialities as the above.   The mountains .throughout its entire length and breadth,
are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and
other valuable ores, while in a few localities there  are  more than surface indications
of the presence of coal.
FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH
Its forest stretches are among therichest in the province, and what is of great1
importance, easily accessable to river and railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of,
it that is not either equipped "with high tension wires, or which could  not   be  reached
by the expenditure of the smallest outlay.    Not the least attraction from  the point of
view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.
Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed  to the recent'
free gold discovery in Greenwood, while,in the same district is to be seen one of the
best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable-asset in these days -
of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves.'   It is in this district where is
• situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated,' together with those of the British Columbia Copper company.    In the former camp, antf
surrounding it for miles on all sides, are-acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all"
awaiting the.advent of the investor.    The title deeds to these' properties,-thanks f a
beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is' wanted  of the
' statement, let us'point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts
of the province.
AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE
The possibilities of the Boundary  as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre
are-also worthy of investigation, and  a visit   to some ^of its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been,
.,spent'on the construction of government roads. "    '
;     .    -   No locality is better served with  railroads  than^ the Boundary  district.      At
.Pacific coast  will be commercially curtailed by the opening of the  new  K. V. V.
branch ofthe former.
the city hall district.
I. O. O. F.
Snowshoe Lodgre I
No. 46
: Meets every Monday Evening atj
Oddfellows' Hall. Visiting brethren f
cordially invited.
Our hall is for rent for dances, social
evenings, ct3.
Adam Blooinfield, Noble Grand,
Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.
Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy.
Daughters of Rebekah
Phoenix Lodge No. 17
Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,
First and Third Wednesdays.
1 Mrs. Christine Elingren, Noble Grand.
Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.
K. of P. Lodge,
No. 28
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Zinc Output Sold
The entire refined zinc output of
the Canadian - Consolidated company's new electrolytic zinc smelter
at Trail, B. C, for. 1916 has been
sold ata' satisfactory price .to the
^British'government for manufacturing munitions. "TheCanadian shell
commission has also contracted for
the1 entire output of the Trail
smelter for the same period, according to the report. Zinc production
will amount to 35 tons daily, but
the copper output is not stated.      :
Meets Tuksda"y Evening at 7.30.
Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.
E. E. Barnes, CO.
C. H. Knight, K. of R. S.
PYTHIAN SISTERS
Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17
-Meets in Pythian Hall, • Lower Town
■ . Second and Fourth Thursdays.
Mrs. Wni. Wills,'
M.E.C.
■ Mrs. KTilton, '
M.K.C.
Happy New Year
Thanking you fop the generous
Patronage accorded us in
the year just ending.    We
hope to merit a continuance
of the same during the
New Year—1916.
G. KAY, Ageniy Phoenix
FRATERNAL ORDER
OF EAGLES
Phoenix. Aerie No. 158
flleets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday
■   Evenings, at S p.m. „
Visiting brothers are always welcome.
Richard Bi.undkll, W. P.
T. It. Clarke, W. Secy.
Of all kinds promptly attended
to. Rapid Express and Bapf-
gage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.
James G. McKeown
E. A. Black, Jeweler
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.Js^r4.'. ���srtA'  zas^s&s^sscT...  ^*^-^,*��j***' i***- ^  H  a  (THE   PIONEER,   PHOEHIZ,   BSITI8B  null    i) l|l i '-, Tint   i id *~ni~Hn|-| iifina���immhmi�����w��� ���   iit  COLUMBIA  WBUfBTWira  The  t'  Queen's Hotel  The Queen's Hotel Diningroom is now  under the management of Mrs. Sarah  Spencer and company, who will cater tq  the Public, and will endeavor to giv��  satisfaction.    Your Patronage Solicited.-  FIRST CLASS NIGHT AND DAY SERVICE.  1  k  TOM F. OXLEY  PROP,  Loeal and General  in -  Holiday Goods  ��� Stationery,   Confectionery and Fancy  Goods,   Toys,  Dolls,  Sewing ��� Sets,   Leather   Goods,  Work  Boxes,  Toilet Sets, Shaving Sets and Mirrors.  'Xmas Tree Decorations; Doll Cabs, Books for Boys  and Girls, Picture Books for Children, Cigars and  .Smokers'   Sundries.       Fancy  Chinaware, ^Children's  Tea Sets,     Character Dolls (unbreakable) and Teddy  Bears,   Mechanical Toys,-Music Rolls.    Games.and  Musical Instruments.  All Goods are New and at Seasonable Prices  At   AL.    ALMSTROM'S  M'  ll-?J J,  {���%*  &&?��  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS--PHCENIX BRANCH  Will Be Here Again  Ready for business  Jan. 17 to 21  ^;^V2^^VQ  J f  \  %&.r^  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, JAN. 8,  1916  This is Leap Year.  Dr. Dickson is visiting here this  week from the coast.  Ed. Blundell went down to the  Forks Tuesday to enlist.  Ab. McQueen returned from a  visit to coast points Monday.  Snowfall here since the first of  the month amounts to 9 inches.  Mrs. D. Alty went to Trail Tuesday to spend a month with her son.  F. J. Lake, photographer, will be  in town January 17 to 21 inclusive.  The old Phoenix Club house at  Christinia lake has been turned into,  a school this year.  Dave Oxley, the popular proprietor of the Union hotel, Eholt,  dropped in Monday. .  . Mrs. O. B. B.ush entertained at  cards today in honor of her sister,  Mrs. James Marshall.  Mrs. Geo. Barnes was a  passenger to Vancouver Tuesday  accom  panied by her daughter.   .  T. Fleming -and. Ike Parkinson  were passengers to Nelson Monday  for the purpose of enlisting.  J. Hughes and A. Heard were the  guests' of M. and Mrs. C. M. Campbell at a most enjoyable New Year's  party.  A match game ofhockey between  the juveniles of Phoenix and Greenwood resulted 3-2 favor of Greenwood.  James Marshall -left for Sandon'  Saturday morning to attend to his  mining interests. He will return'  about the 15th.  Mrs. W. Walmsley made a trip'  to Greenwood Monday in connection with the illness of her' -son,  Master William.  Ci  Miss Margaiet Harrigan of Grand  Forks, and Miss Gibson of Vancouver, are new teachers commencing  the term here.  , N. J. Mitchell, Diamond drill  expert for the B. C. Copper company,  passed   through   town   Friday"  mtftmi.  position of assistant agent with  the  same company in Phoenix.  On January 12 the Fraternal  Order of 'Oddfellows will hold a  reception in honor of Jas. Porter,  one of their members, in recognition  ofhisvatued services in' behalf of  the citizens of Phoenix arid Britain.  A voluntary contribution box will be  placed at the door. All those desiring to donate their mite can do  so. Tbe proceeds will be given to  the Canadian Patriotic fund.'  Winter's Cherry Cough  Cure l Laxaeold Tablets  BREAKS UP THE WORST COLD---  ALL FOR 75c. AT QUANCE'S  I'1*  -  Don't Forget the  Show Tonight.  Adults  15c.      Children' 5c.  W��  i?K.  Royal Billiard Parlors  TAYLOR & NELSON, PROPS.  Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND    - '.''.'  Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies. Soft Drinks.  English Billiards.    Pool.    Bowling: Alleys  Get"MoreMoney''foryoiirPoxeB  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected In your section  SHIP.YOIIK FIJnSDinECT<o"SHUBERT"Uie laroect  bonsc In tlie World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW FuBS  a reliable���responsible���safe Fur Houso with an unblemfshedreputation existing for "more than a third of�� century," a Ions? successful record of send Ing Fur Shippers prompt.SATISPACTORY  -AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "BE&e a>6ul��rt SMilpptr,'"  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published  Write for it-NOW-iCn FKEK  going- to-Green wood." -    '���  Mrs. Wm. McGillivray donated a  dollar this week to the Citizens of  Canada Tobacco fnrid. The pleasing total now stands at $21.25.  We understand focal sons of the  Land of the Bonnie Purple Heather  are making' arrangements to cele'-'  brate Burns' nicht wi' a dance.  Miss Irene Haverty, of -Grand  Forks, returned home Saturday'  after a most enjoyable time spent  visiting with Mrs. J. J. Strutzel.      ;  Owing to an' epidemic of la  grippe, the ladies' aid of St. .Andrew's Presbyterian church have been  reluctantly compelled to postpone'  date set for their social from January 11 to February 11." .      j  Twenty years' experience in Eng-j  lish, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adaneur, Green  WOOd.:    ������ . ..'.;,.' ���!      ' ��� '        ';���--���. :'-���>:  TT   '     ti'"'' *-'  Herbert Sawrey, an" employee of  the Granby here, was for a considerable time on the Natal, the British  cruiser blown up,last week through  internal explosion. Herb knows  the boat from peak halyards to keel,  and its loss is deeply, regretted by  him.  For Sale ��� One perfectly good  Christmas tree, candles, tinsel,  cord, holly wreaths .and red bells;  also a number of broken, bent and  twisted New Year resolutions.  Would trade for a live council with  a little ginger in their make up to  serve for 1916, mebbe.  The Women's Patriotic society  will hold their second annual skating carnival on February 3. Do  not forget what a success it was  laskyear. Remember, you are helping the cause, and a good time is  assured to all. Prices���10c, 15c  and 25c.    Everybody come.  W. A. Hufty, who used to be in.  charge of the telegraph key at the  C. P. R. station here, later going  to Grand Fords, has been transferred to the station agent's posit:on  "Dad" Taylor, a former resident  of Phoenix, forwards us a photograph of vegetables and grain grown  on his ranch at Richfield, Idaho.  At the fair there he took 5 firsts, 5  seconds for grain and vegetables.  At Boise state fair he took second  prize for potatoes, of which he 'has  a car for sale. He writes that he  is'in good health, has lots, to eat  and little work to do. He sends  regards to his friends.  Mrs. Wm. McGiliivray this week'  received a note from Wm. Sullivan,  formerly of Phoenix, stating that he  was the lucky one to receive2"-her  fruit cake. A note went" with the  cake wishing the person who got'' it  a merry Christmas. "Sully" has been  promoted to ��� corporal's rank. ' His  address is Reg. No. 430395, Can-  adian, S. vN. F; brigade, mining  company, France.  ��� Wm. Oxley was in receipt of a  letter from Wm. Stratford last  week dated "Somewhere in France."  .He wishes to thank the Women's  Patriotic society for their nice gift,  which he says was* most acceptable.  tHe hopes that he will be able to  return to Phoenix and thank-the  ^adies of the society himself. He is  in good health" and was recently  promoted to lance corporal. Best  regards are extended, to all.  Sam L-o-z-o-w-m-k-i, pronounce  it- easy, is the name of a "culprit  hailed before the. cadi Monday on  the charge of stealing a sweater  coat. Sammy L-o- 1 L-o-z ! 1���you  will have to excuse us, it is an  impossibility to pronounce the name  without ka p,old���������-will contemplate, on  the error" of finding things. before  they are lost for the next month.  Provincial Police Constable Howie-  son furnished evidence enough to  ensure him the soft side of a .plank  and a loaf of bread for that  period.  "Me Kill My Woman"etc.  (Continued from Page 1)  The accused was taken by Constable Cooic to Nelson Thursday  morning to stand trial. Among  those who knew him when he used  to run a confectionery next the  Knob Hill hotel, tie bears the name  of being "cultus." , -     -  Corporation of the City of  '   Phoenix.  Public Notice.  Church Services  The stated services at the Church  of Our. Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���Second and fourth Sundays  in the month: Mass at- 10. a.m.;  Sunday school after mass; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  St. John's Church ��� Holy communion at 8 and 11 a.m. Morning  prayer, 10.30. Sunday school at  2.30. Evensong, 7.30. Rev. A. M.  Lloyd, vicar. .:.,;.;   :.' <   .     ;:  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church  ���Service January 9th at 11 p. m.  Sunday school at 2. p. m. All  welcome.   Rev. J. R. Munro, pastor.  The Largest Piano  Tuning Business  In The We$t  i.t Slocan City.    Mr. Hufty experts  I Ms family to'join   him   in   about   a  AB- SHUBERT, Inc. Dt*c��c^���^: I weelc.     Charlie,   However;   has-^  ''tided to remain and hold down   che  I got this by giving satisfaction,  with years of factory and other  valuable experience. It is w4th  me a matter of business conscience to have every instrument  at its best in fine action and tone,  regulating as well at tuning, giving an appreciative ear, and all  with consideration for good''music  in trueness and beauty of tone  that "is possible, and value for  their money. This the manufacturers know builds up the reputation of their instruments also.  This is why I am highly recommended by the best piano firms,  being the best-authority in Canada.  ALVIN ��. PERKINS  will be in'Phoenix-about the 4th  week in January.  \ Orders   may  be ..left   at   this  Office!  Public Notice is hereby given to the  electors of the Municipality of Phoenix  that I require the presence of the said  electors ab the City Hall, Dominion  Avenue, Phoenix, on the 10th day of  January, 1916, at twelve o'clock noon,  for the purpose of electing persons to  represent them in the Municipal Council as Mayor and Aldermen and one  school trustee/  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  municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered to the Returning  Officer at any  time between the date  of the noflce and 2 p.m. of the day of  thc nomination; the said writing may  be in  the form numbered 5  in  the  schedule of this Act, and shall state  the names, residence, and occupation  or description of each person proposed,  in such manner as sufficiently, to identify such candidate; and in the -event  of a poll being necessary, such poll will  be opened on the ISth day of January,.  1916, at the City Hall, Dominion Avenue, . Phoenix,  B.C., of which every  person   is. hereby-required, to .take  notice and govern himself accordingly.-  '-MThe persona'qualiflod -to -dbe  nominated for and elected as > the Mayor shall  be any person who is a- male British  subject of the full age  of ~ twenty-one*-  years, not disqualified under any law,  and has for the six months next .proceeding the day of nomination, been  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 roll,  of one thousand dollars or more over  and above any registered judgment or  charge,. and  who  is   otherwise   duly  qualified as a municipal  voter, and in  the case of Aldermen of five  hundred  dollars or more over and above any  registered judgment or  charge, and  who are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.  The persons qualified to be nominated for and elected as school trustees  shall be any person who is a Britgih  subject of the full age of twenty-one  years, actually residing within the  district, and haying been for the six  months next preceding the date? of  nomination the registered owner; in  the La-ad Registry Office, .of land or  real property in the city school district of the assessed value, on the last  municipal assessment roll, of five hundred dollars or more over and above  any registered judgment or charge,  and being otherwise qualified to vote  at an election of school trustees in the  said school district.  Given under my hand at Phoenix,  B.C., this 3rd day of January, 1916.  W. X. PERKINS, i  Returning Officer,  'mi wi ii i ,i,     ���,   i   i      ~^-  Dke Bto N,oht    I i WW   A r  Saturday, cl A H ��� 1 d[  The Biggest Musical  Comedy Success of 191 $  <<  THE GIRL  FROM  NOWHERE"  vVith an  Ail-Star  Company of 20  A Gay Gallery of Girls,.  Giggles   and    Gowns.  A Carload of Sconefy  PRICES: ' Reserved, $1.00;  General Admission 50c.  Seats on Sale at .Tom  Brown's  Granby Shipments  The  following  are  the -monthly-  shipping    figures '  from   the   loeal  Granby  mine to  the Grand Perks,  smelter: -     . t .._ ';'.  ���.    ��� fONs"     ;  January   42,21 i  -:  February    63,091  March '..,'.      .   . .' 69,948' \  April     85.5E2    '  M ay 100,693  June  103,004   *  July 101,058    ���  August     103,Of52   ;  September 93,245   '  October ,   96.43C    ���  November   82,187  ' December -*. 9,4,475   /  Total.. ..1,034,786  ARE YOU DOIQ  YOUR DUTV T  UTTON3  for garden and fa*m oiwfeii^  forB.Cs/oil.Sec> Catalogue* foi  solid ijuetronteo of purity  ana jtforinirjuatioEi.  Solid now for Copy free  Sutton SSons.Thc Kind's Soedmon  ���A. J. W oodward  Victoria     g&      Vancouver  ��IS�� r-o,rr Sr. 6*7Sranvi11��Sfc-  SOLC ASttNTS rod QRITIXK COLUMblA  *****>'  He will remember you because your  name and address is written on the  postcard we enclose in every 286.  Parcel you subscribe for.  This is what 25c. Sends:  50 CIGARETTES,  4 OUNCES TOBACCO, -  PACKET OF MATOHfiS  Our soldiers are giving their lives; you  are asked to giyethem something to  smoke. It isn't much to you, But it ia  a great deal to "Tommy Atkirw."  This .sending out of something ia. a  solemn duty. The empty pipe is bad  enough anywhere, as every smoiier  knows, but at the front it is a tragaiy.  $$ncjr Yoi.!��- 0��>n-trtfeutl��m  to" Tho. pic.noor.' ft$(i#^aYid  it will be ackmowSedgredr  X  ('���.  *Mi'?P, * *  ^.7*.^ r^fHT''  MAm  HSH>

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