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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 25, 1913

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Array spy  *>?���>.  "/  r^-  t   I  t  K^"-^'  ss���  -~gj       hi  ���miwimijiaHi  I he largest copper uiincH jr, ]  lh��> Dominion uie situated |  at PhuiMiix.     TW Gnuiby |  Co. employs S00 men, mid' /   -  liaa a monthly puy roll of L;  over $50,000, while the'Ra-w- \  Judo pay roll is fllftOOO.   ^ I   "  fourteenth' year'  BOrjHbiRYCD8LING7  ASSOCIATION FORMED  Pfevoted to the Interest, of the <e*tiM*ry,mnlne DMrlot  ?!?"^P^ny��^��w^WnaWala^nn��,>M>.MMl_liJ-^ J   ; u *"J  inaction pn Monday,  this  time  at  =| Grand "Forks.    There   ./.V a .very  t .   h  -_---. ?-.,r^und^ry towns in  their  ( ^| support 6f. thef rWAgr  generation   of  Immediately after the close of the     ��ckey   P,ayers-      The  Rame   was  ��� competitions on Wednesday evening,   ��"e of the c,ea"t   imaginable   and  a    meeting   took - place ., with ithcfilVOrab,e comment ��P U��e behaviour  Ti������  rWISI?DU  m action pn'Mohday,   this ' time   at RESUMES  DIVIDENDS       ���B iH lu~* "ending the   efforts  ���n*B*MUL BONSPIEL  Bonspiel* o^Tk^M   ,��� r       j Gfa��d''''-'<-,    Theie   .,,,' a   very *"*  M"P�����  of the Phoenix seven  took  another HELD AT PHHRMIY  . Elected Pre^id&C;     fa^fo^L'^n i2    Sto<*hoJders-Last ^dend    with Greenwood wll puti,SZp* *ep:esenta������ *�� Grand  Stockholders���Last Dividend  Paid Dec. 30, 1910.  object   of   forming  Curling Association.    There was a  crowded attendance.     J. A. Morrin  and Jos. Strutzel acted as chairman  and secretary respectively (pro tern).  The first' business  to occupy attention was the election of officers, and  the following'were  chosen   to   fill  the   various  offices: j.   A.   Morrin,  president;      H.     W.    Gregory '��� ol  Grand   Forks,^ secretary-treasurer;  Norman  Mclnnis of Grand   Forks  v.ce-pres4.; K. C.-B. Frith of Green'  wood, second vice pres.; j. J. Jollns  of Mother Lode, third vice-pres.   -It  was agreed,' after  some ^discussion,  that   the  amount   of per  Boundary|ffthe teams was hc'ird ���� all sides.  ere was a T,,e ffame Parted off with considerable dash and throughout the first  period the play was unusually'even,  each side managing to score a  goal apiece.      ' " '    ���  the'  The m0st important ever)l fn ,oca,  mining circles in   recent   months   is  ,the resumption of divide'nd payments  with Greenwood was pulled , off in I   p���rf,    ^   ���.��u  the territory of the latter.   , Charles | ' Greenwood> Motherlode  ���Phoenix Wins Two Cups.  SUCCESSFUL BOIVSPIEL  HELD AT PHOENIX  Russell   was   the    referee   and   it  cannot-be said with much truth that  ����s   decisions   were   at   all   of  impartial nature  on all sides^at the success'^ the"  ���.??e,;;f:ode' r,'nk' dipped by E.  Hfbbert, which succeeded in carry:  >ng off the new trophy, the McLen-  nan-McFeeley cup, presented by a  Vancouver concern to Phoenix curl-  ��"g dub. Only.one rink from each  town can compete for this trophy.  The BurnjJ. cup( wh.ch has heen  repos-ing in the Forks will now find  ���    :'place  jn   pnoenjx> but its  possessors is also iu doubt  second proved 'much of a  repetition of the first' period,, Grand  I'orks registering the first goal, Jin,  the second half was 3-t3.r    The final      . ^ d,v,ded Payment prior to  period witnessed the most  stubborn ' tmVva!>   December   30,'    1910,    to  play of the night and a few penalties |'Vhlch lfme the total amount  dislri  were awarded   and   those   only   for d was $4-049,630, and the  dis  minor  offences.      Al   Keating    f      l",,u"��" ��f the  7'    .      make   the  reach  ��� a" I     *��"h^��3* this week Phoenix,     .���   .  ---r-,...^.     - .--.-e.     Phoenix suffered If"!      " happiest  and  most   rePosJn& "'"  '  ��y the Cranby  Smelting   company, Kconsequence, but in spite  of all  Jntbus,ast,c group   of curlers  that  a res^g' pla  announcement having been received  d'>��dvantagesV.incIuding poor lights,   ���"f. a"emb,ed   for    a   bonspiel in  "Wmate possessors is also in doubt  ��n Spokane early this week that the  ��" '��cal, boys put  it  all. over   the \*ntn* *>*"*>**.    Four rinks from H' >*��� that of the Smith cup, wil  Uirectons   had declared  a  disburse-  te���   from   below   and   came   out      ?,d Forks' twofrom Greenwood  a'?��> decided  P^bably this even-  ment of 1 1-2 per cent on the is^.^t I victorious with ;. sr-.^^c...    ,   ���   |anaone   from   the   Mother   LodeS?*?-on   the   'ocal rink   by a contest"  nj.ne invaded the town a���d frbm b*tween -the rinks of O. B. Smith  Mon^yfo earlyjon Thursday'morn-  a,,d J" A- Morrin:      .     .  ,^tt$"��'siliS^ik*tia*\ ^ C��nso,atio�� ^ries also at-  nnk was crowded with both' players 'racted considerable attention the  and     nt , ^^ I   na; ,on    t e  ^     eirp^Ttr^ U^"tedl,era"d J-. Bat���     Theresui  eir praise of the arrangements"  "^         "    "  made for their^convenience and com!  .    , .   .  ....%.-���   _  ���    nllu    ciime    ot  ment ot 1 1-2 per cent on the issued I v*torioiih with a score of 5, to 4 -jR  capitaluatiou ol 1,500,000 shares at their f��vor. 'Nolgoals were sco.ed  *IW   a   share    which   makes   the  '" the  first   twenty  minutes'   plav  MacDonald  showing   up. fi���e    and ���   ,ted  dt  on,co   dmon��"   Hie  l,,rou&n and scored the  initial  goal  accounting for the second' goal   for  Jl ��� rs of record   ���� January  of the match. With the exception of  Phoenix.    The score at the  end  ol | -,.,...      | one othergoal which Neillanded, the  other  three   were accounted  for bv  I >     \A~yr _i- ... *  .��� i---   capita be i ���. ���.   --- .  50c. and   that  such a  sum   be paid   PI,oer,ix *��" ��!'c first   to  reach   the   ' l^^egAie   payment  lotd'the funds of'the Phoenix  bon-  enemy'4' territory, and landed a clean  . $4'273'630-     It is  believed  *piel and  annually afterwards into P'���' f��r h!s tcam-  wbile  Clark/ac-    , St��ckho,deri5   '"   the  company  the funds of such club under whose  auspices  the  bonspiel   is   held.     It  was further agreed that the rules of  the   British Columbia Curling asso  ciat.on' should govern the Boundary  association.      A motion  that Grand  I��orks be,the scene of the next bon-  spiel   was   unanimously   carried, as  was also another making the president,   second  and   third  vice-presidents of each   clubs  the representatives  at  general   meetings of   the  association,   which    comprises   the  clubs  of   Phoenix,    Mother   Lode  Greenwood and Grand Forks.  goal for his tcam,  while  Clark/ accounted for'the other,  of the gong found the score, Phoenix  5 and Grand Forks 4.     W.   Lynne,  the Grand Forks   centre,   made  an'  admirable and impartial referee,  ,���  ��Lterta�� Cpaf .Output  ;���,Aboui;s4,6oOfOOO^'to,r^  '  output' 'Of'coal'ii/Atbcrfn  asagainsL   1,694,564  tons   in 1910  Forty-four  mines   were   opened   in  t^^year  and   the   older; mine  southern" Alberta'-��ho\ved   tart-  creases in output. l  wtii.   ib,e  Ibr*19f2,  Hockey League Schedule  Grand Forks at Phoenix. . . Jan., 8  Omn.l hm ks ��������� from JM.ooujx, tecoi-c, u  Phoenix.at Grand Forks. . Ian n  Grand Fwta. irai, from Pl.oc-nlx. St4-c 7 i  Greemvood at Phoenix. .   . . Ian   \7  I hacnK Man f,om Greenwact. ScJi-c, KM  I hoenix, at Greenwood. . '    ]an   21  P1.00HIX won from Utqonwooct, S^orc, ,V1  Greenwood at Grand ForHs/jan'. 24  Grand Forks at Phoenix. . . Jan. 27  Grand Forks, at Greenwood.Jan. 30  Pbkfiaixat Gree^v^Qd^XjReb^, 3  Phoenix al Grand Forksr.vi rKob. 7  Greenwood at Phoenix ySV. Keb. >l 1  Greenwood at Grand Forks,. Feb"./l4  Grand Forks at Greenwood. Feb. 18  3 - ����%.  i��aui|  McKelvey  and   Sayer^"  'u&\^^������^^^ ^"^T^Z  Milchel,   the  new  guardian of the L .       SpeC'al e��co"i"ms were  "fteen to two.  Phoenix net made his first bow lo a     'fc^w&'Ji - ^^   f��r  the      The Gra"d Forks' me" ^.cceeded  "ew   dividend   will   Boundary  audience  and   gave   the       s"J VCOnd,tlon of the ice.    ' m    retaining    the   coveted   Grand  ���s   to  palest of satisfaction,   his skill h, ^0���Si��fff f "era"y'   the. bo��^el   Forks(trophy, which they have now  d by   defence  of his  trust being very no-  Tr^f ^Vf'seParate contests-  held-for  four  years. '^     The  series   pany  ticeable.' ,Ine Wns^PJ��P��  Smith  cup,  Grand  Were  spiritedly   contested  and" the  The  s,olIndl,h,,tU,e Parents will be continued       N��t  Monday,  January 27th   an AI1^Ut,r~McLenna"-McFeeley  final engagement for posse  re. Pl,o0���;��� Pfnnanently, with promising possi- exceedingly interesting match is ^'"' Con?er's' competition and a  b.h ties of a material increase i��� the Promised wh��i, Phoenix once arain L?"6^ ��rd0��S��,ati?��' co"tests ' for  dividend rate in a short time. '   meets her former conquerors of Lo l^ "*? }*** "^er  wo��  ��� Pri.e  It is believed also that the resump-  ffames.   '"Special  preparations   fo,   dlf"0ff .^.bonspiel. ,  jt.on of distribution of a part  of  the  the event  are   being   made  by  the'   ,'/??* ^ m��St kee��'y contest  earnings of Granby will not necessi-  '��cals, who with the aid of her two  ate outside assistance in   financing  ����w recruits,   Messrs.   Moore   and  the   completion   of the   smelter'at   Mike Mitchell are confident", of re-  trievinrtheir two earlier losses of  the season. Touching this matter  there is not much doubt that with  the "appearance of Mitchell as gOA\  guardiandhe visitors will have their   Smith WHV, o    .���  wo* cu, ������,.for ;hem. But ������.tber Kss^siiss;  Phoenix wms,or Ioosk.,  the,visitocs       ru        i ?  sir T"zs ���������ih* "=i ��^L?55r&o*a  Hvitt be accorded them  UlOVC   *>wv    >*Vica*^   ��j^��    *>��ILiJC    illlU    i'  cine Hat and realized $250,000.  the   completion   of the   smelter  at  Granby bay and the further development of the mines at Hidden   creek,  but to guard a-aiIlst the   pos>sibnjtj'  of conditions arising that will'com!  pel    the    enlistment   of    additional  capital the directors  have   called   a  meeting   early   in   Feburary   to   arrange for a bond issue and to insure  "its. flOtatioW iit4invcmer(j;ency;itJi; y^,  ^ Gwnby's" -treasury     is     said   * t o  contain at present approximately $V,-  500,000 and   the   monthly' earnings  are    averaging     about    $150,000  Construction    of   the    Granby    bay  a,i ~c    ir  \ * ��*.=uiy conrest-  ed of all  the contests, and one that  that!?��***"< intel^.��.  that for the Smith cup, which, after  an exciting series of play is destined  to remain in Phoenix for thetnext'  twelve months, but its final guardian will not be decided until this  evening,^when-, the rinks of OSB  Smith and^jos.   Strrfu.1^n*��S  engagement for possession was  between the rinks skipped by J. A ���  Morrin of Phoenix and R. J. Gardner of Grand Forks. The result  was a score of 10 to 8 in faVor of  the latter's rink.  A feature of the play during the  bonspiel was the curling of A. S.  McKimm's rink, of Grand Forks,  who won seven straight games, and  although appearing in - all ��� the important semi-finals, faifed|;tVfind a  place in any of the finals.^ "V;,     c,  Engen Takes Part in Exhibition  More than 100 spectator* gather  ' many years ago a British   Columbia  [ champion, now a   wealthy   and   re-  Watch  An V&berta cattle breeder recently / Con*truc*����"    of   the    Grauby    bny/ ed at the Browne   ...  "���- 2000 head of cattle into Medi-    *mcHor '* "earing completion rapid-/ prairie near Spok.me,       ���    .     i ly and   the   plant   ��vill   be' re.idy    toI 'a��f,  to witness the ski jumping ex  commence operations  betiveen   "      '"--*���'  -      ������     ���- -   -  15 and June   1,   provided   there   are  no    unforeseen    delays!        Develop-/ cnainpion, now a   ive  ment at Hidden   creek   has   already / tired Spokane mining   man.       They  progressed to a   point   that   insures/,vere  treated   to   something   highly  ore   for   a   numbei    of   months    in) exciting and unique, for besides  Oie  advance of the smelter's   needs, and I Larson, who   set   a   new   American  apparently the   possibilities   are   re-|record   a   [cw   yeais   ago   at   Eau  mote for the need arising   for  morel Glaire, Wis., Ji. Engen ptesident of j  has! Phoenix Ski Club and  champion of|  Canada, showed up,, suprising   not|  cided bv a ennt^t u I .     '. oallast  cars,   100  refrigerator  farm,    on    Aioran   the winners   ofJniJh   ��,, %��,?'/ cofhe* *��d *fO locomotives.       The  on   Saturday/ouartette headedTbyR    J   G^l^ B^"^^ "l""' "* ,C���*d'*��  Much   satisfacuon was   expressed f lieved to be pending.  <*&n  are  'still    be-  * J\  ���it- ri  capital than  the company  now  I available.  Spkce  Next Week  for  ... . ".!'     . ; '  Sf)ecial  Bargains!!  Ski Tournament Tomorrow  The   first   ski    tournament   ever  held in the Boundary   district   takes  place  tomorrow, January 26th,  and  complete  arrangements   have   been  made for the various  events.      The  program commences   with   a  seven  mile ski race, and the recent fall  of  snow promising an interesting time  for all   those   entering.      The   contestants   line  up   at   the   Bank   of  Commerce at 10 o'clock, and will be  started on    their   arduous   trip   by  George Rogers, while   E.   A. Black  will  keep   tab   on   the   time.     The  competitions- for  the  various   cups,  shields,    medals,  etc., afforded   for  the ski  jumping  events   will   commence at two   o'clock  on   the   new  ski    course   on   Montezuma   niouii  tain.  only the spectators, but Mr. Jeldness  himself. ��� Mr. E. Engen won the  British Columbia open championship  last year.at Ross-land. He arrived  in Spokane last week, saw -the  Spokesman-Reveiw's-'announcement  of the ski tourney at Moran and  stopped over the day for it.  Larsen and Engen gave the spectators a,, remarkable exhibition.  Each leaped over 100 feet during  the afternoon, running separately,  and then, racing together down  the 600 or 700 foot runway, cleared  over 80 feet as a team.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the Grauby mines and  smelter for the week ending Jan.  19th, and the B.C. Copper company  for the week ending Jan. 12th, and  year to date;  Granby. ... 22,947  Mother Lode    5,474  Rawhide ,  4,738  Napoleon .       965  Queen Victoria     999  Others .....;  55  SMULTKK TONNAGES  Granby 22,165  B.C. Copper-Co... 11,434  mywUj^^^WCMBaai��5MMIBJJ3U��l^  LIMAJIUUtlWawWlimuLlULIIll^.gil^ft^qpBM^yM^,^  89,850  27,142  18,898  2,920  2,119  . 443  89,238  50,023  Seven   king's   counsel    were   recently created in   British1 Columbia  Death of I. A. Dinsmore  I.    A.    Dinsmore,   chief   of  the  Boundary section  of the Provincial  Police, died on Wednesday evening,  iu the Sisters' hospital, Greenwood.  The deceased   officer   had   leen ailing for  some   time, but  a fatal termination had   not   been entertained  by his friends.     He   first joined the  provincial   force     about    seventeen'  years ago  and  previously was connected    with     the   Winnipeg   City'  police.    The   remains were  shipped  to Grand Forks where the interment  will take place.     Much sympathy is j  expressed in   Phoenix for Mrs. Din-  more, who for  some  time has  been j  in failing health. j  B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated 11,434 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  5,089; Rawhide, 5,062; Napoleon,  473; Queen Victoria,810;othcr.s, . . .  MAKING GOOD  JHE   men who are  winning-applause  these days by '.��Making- Good" are as a  rule, men who look their part as weH as do  their part.  Proper attention to attire is a duty every  man owes to himself. We assist men to  dress well and dress correctly.  This season the task is easier of accomplishment than ever before, because we have  behind us Clothes of Quality, merit and reputation.  This store lays its emphasis on QUALITY,  for  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.  wiwwwvTiBttMycsaiaan^ imtmmnmRmwfBimm ftv'< '  t^i  Mfc   PlONEEft,    PHOkMX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ���WW*.,  .#{  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  -,'   ,t i ��� < > t y.* -      ;  Regular communication at' 8  ,      ��� p.m.  Second ��� Thursday of  !      " "'    each-mdiith'. J  l5lffeTgp��t'iim!BtinKs-as*called; Masonic  -Ha-U^McIiale Block...����.���. ~, ~* ���...,, .  PALMKR J. GOOJC,  -Tab. E:Oahtkb,     ���  "���''j,*.</> <���    W.M.  i  lo:o. i%  Snowshoe lioclee  - .    Ntf. *��   \      "  ^Ale'ets' every' MondaV"Evening at1  Miners'.HalL-. "Visiting brothi-en* cordially invited.  Walter Ross, Noble Grand.'  '   ��� ��� DanPa'terson, Fini'Secy.*       >  ,jSani McLeod, llec.,^ecy.     | ,, )S  'h  tei.  ���A  I  , Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17. t  t Meets in tho Minors' Union Lodgo  1 Hall Fii-stf and Third'Wednesdays.'i '  Mrs, Rosslo Bush; Noblo Grand,  r't <  Mounted Police iifCfie tfuSbiitf  The annual- patrpjMirf th'^,(|loyal  Northwest AjountedTwice Wat left  Davvsou two * w'eeli^tlo^fd^Fbrt  McPherson, has been reported  by Indians of the Peel rive'rtribV to  be making, good progress,, but are  travelling blower than usual on  account of the great depth of the  snow., . ,They ^are on v the . same  patroi!a's"ithatl-or t&L ill-fated' Kite1  'gera.!d;5 party whose? frozen bodies  iwere discovered last year within a  a. few miles of ttfeir destination.  ThiS year;'however; specialtprecatf-  tioiiSr' have ' been'1 taken* ��� to1 gtt'aVd  against a recurrence of- lasttyear's  tragedy.     The Dawson-McPherson|  R0Y4JL" MUNICIPAL (30M-  ���- MISSION E&ESEN^S REPORT  'Beneficial Changes in-Municipal Administration Advocated���Com-  mission Form of Government Not Entertained���Government  to Aim for Greater Uniformity���School Trustees to Possess Same Equal Property Qualifications as Alder-  !        ,   * men���Boards of Controllers Suggested. , ,  (Special to Phoenix pioneer)  J Victoria, B. C. Jan., 23���The  report of the Royal Municipal Cotrt-  mission,1 comprised of Messrs. W.  ,'H. Keary of New Westminister,  'chairman, H. A. McLean, K. C, of  trail, is, counted i'among, the  most j {Victoria and A. Ei Bull-of  Vancou-  dangerous in the north." ' < ���-.  ���i .Mrs. Efflo Marshall, Socrotary.  FRATfBRN AL, ORDER  OF EAGLES/ ,t u.,  .Hon. .Archibald Campbell',, welj  known as head of a milling concern  and.a ,very> active Liberal, ��� died-in  Toronto, ,on January 5.,  ���j-      (.fit " j) .(   �����" /  ,,.-, Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Aluolsin Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman Work, W. P.  ''"*' T. B? CosaitovBrW. Secy.'  SOLD THE   f  WORLD OVER  "!'!  ��> Kc of P. Lod^  rd. 28  .Ui  Phoenix,  Mijets Tuesday  lpVKNJNG   al  i)i<otliors ' cordially  So,jdirriiitr|  '  -,    , J. E. GAivruri, K. oill. $!  ^   r'AJ.rF.GEDDES,(C:0.-   ���''"���"  dim  -sui.  !  ^:  V.  w     PYTHIAN SISTERS     J  Mountain Temple liodgre No. 17  ���l.' jAIoctB'iu.Pythian Hnllj'Lowoi: .Town'  _.* fiihLand Third Thursdays. ,  >li-H.'M��i'vAlrii'stroiri     - Mrs. A.' D. 'McKciizig  ;,',M.JC.C.jr-,, -   .        .( , . M.R.C.,*/  -!Tf;r���PT77  tt^t  I    -   -=  r. rf'W  5^*C  u Want to  -f,��q>i--  .r  .f*Si  J I .ri  IN placing- your  Newspaper Advertising,  place, the greatest yajue' on  the paper with, the,  f> greatest influence-on'its' readers.  ��������>  h>  'W  a,  A'"  |  a  !  ��  'i  it  - . . ^ ^ Use-the medium-that is.watched .for^ every , .  ��c^weekv,by. ^th^people ^of nyQur.2comTOunt.ty.,...- -,...-   . .  Spend the money with the paper that is  reafflM&n^&  It^fSsttge .people, and  yotf-fenow thlt ydliiVe^gettii^UntditKe'rhomes of  ver, has been returned to his. honor  the Lieutenant-Governor, alter Cabinet consideration,  and foreshadows  (as was not  unanticipated)  legislation recasting the municipal act  at  the approaching    session    of   the  House; and also measures to create  ;a- provincial   board' of   censorship  over -  moving'   picture    films    and  .theatrical 'posters,   as ��� well   as   >to  create ^'ministerial departmentisuch  as the'prime  minister intimated t at  New- Year's   "might     shortly -  be  brought'into being, * for  the i supervision of municipalities generally in  the' direction  of uniformity  in' administration and increased economy.  The    commission's   report'    is    an  admirably'   condensed'  resume    of  conclusions  and   recommendations,  ihe  outstanding features   of- which  may be*, briefly  referred   to  as  follows:    Speaking generally,  the existent  form - of mtfnicfpal  government in force in British Columbia is  found   to ��� have   worked'  well, and  given satisfaction; a systen of municipal ��� law   having   been developed  through   annual   reshaping  of  the  municipal act to   meet! the  necessities of changing  provincial  conditions which, while  perhaps  lacking  in ��� symmetry,   possesses  the virtue  of adaptation to*the   actual requirements of the country and its people.  For   this   reason', radical > change,  which might easily  be   found  non-  beneficial'in practice, is - not, recommended.'    It is held that it would be  a   mistake    to < adopt " in .   British  Columbia the commission   form  of  (government/5 but'~ '(if-' it'Ssfiould sbe  deemed-advisable'in   any    munici-  ^^QuaUt^has:5:iior,'yet become popular,  but  triCdgyVis rftft far distant when this will be oliie  of th^mafn^features of Newspaper Advertising.  In &fe meantime business men, who have faith  lrTiquality, are reaping huge returns.  Remember first, last, and always, tfiat circulation counts; that quality of service gives  quality in "returns. The high priced medittm  pays. Like the high priced servant, yotr will  find money well expended.  t You can make more money by selling  more goods; you can sell more goods by ad-  vertis'ijig in {The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  ,    , .     , <- m -  The way to'test the LruLh' of tUh statement  is fe^send'us the-copy for yotir:ad; rrght^a^ty.  The experience jw6uld-not���.be,ari expensive one,  and ."satisfactory result's are assured. '-'  We use the most modern type and mach-  in,ery money can buy, combined with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  pality' to relieve   the  council wholly  or in part of its executive' functions)  the formation of boards of control  is- advised, ��� following. precedents in  other  provinces  of the   Dominion.  The!'recommendation   in   this  connection is   based largely* upon the  success in  practice 'of the  Winnipeg system,    and ��� the   commission  advises legislation   permitting cities  'of'15,000 population  or over,   by  'bylawto prescribe that their respective   councils   may ��� consist    of    a  'mayor or reeve,' the  usual  number  'of   alderman   or     councillors,   and  from  two  lo   four' controllers,   the  mayor    or    reeve    to    be    elected  annually   and ' the    alderman    and  controllers for two-year terms,   half  'of    the    body    retiring    annually.  Such elected controllers are to  give  their time exclusively to the  service  of the  corporations  electing  them  and to be  adequately remunerated;  the  boards  of* control  constituted  of-the  mayor  or    reeves  and   the  controllers, are  to be   vested   with  full'   appointment'   and     dismissal  power   over  municipal   employees,  including   department   heads,   and  full authority'bver allciviceXecutive  work, subject to council right   by   a  two-thirds majority , re, reject,   vary  or-refer   back)its'; decisions.    The  suggestion    originating,    with   the  Union of' British Columbia  Municipalities for a division of city municipalities into classes  determined   by  population.   ris>,'<rejected    as    both  unnecessary,   'chimerical   and    im-  practicable,' .while- with, respect  to  major cities (Vancouoer being cited  public rights by such, under powers  secured'through. undue  latitude  in  their   respective , special < charters,  the appointment is recommended of  a commission  ol   a,mp1e  powers   to  enforce   reasonable    action   in   all  such   cases,    notwithstanding    the  powers   granted   the    corporations  interested under their  private  acts,  such    a     tribunal     being     either  permanent or   from   time   to   time  appointed  by   the   government,   to  deal   with   specific   cases   as   they  arise. Powers would also be possessed by such a commission to  compel  public service  corporations to give  adequate service to the  public  and  at reasonable cost.      Legislation   is  further recommedned  under  which  municipalities may   take  power   to  establish  and  operate   such   public  utilities as telephone systems, motor  bus lines,  etc., within their  respective boundaries.   With the object of  safeguarding   municipal    financing,  the creation is proposed of a municipality    department    under     which  would be   one   or   more   inspectois  whose duty it would be to  see  that  all municipality books  are   properly  kept,    including   school ' accounts,'  that these arc duly audited   at  least  once   annuallv,    and   that    uniform  system is  established   in   municipal  accounting.  Government action is advised  which will result in the sister pro-  vinces   of Canada  amending  their  ���   ' ,Jli'      '���       s       ���'- -    ������r,   ���   .    .  laws so as to permit of British  Columbia' municipal ' debentures  being available tn future as securi-  ties in the other provinces in connection with the investment of trust  funds. The power possessed by  municipalities in this province to  invest their sinking funds in realty  mortgages (but little exercised)' it is  held should, in the interest of safety,  be     abrogated;    while    upon    the  A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder  Dr. Wm. Sedgwick Saunders, Medical Officer  of Health of the city of London, Eng., was  good enough to say that a long and universal experience has proved a cream of tartar  powder the most efficient, safe and economical, making food Which could not be  deleterious to the most  delicate stomach.  In England ihe sale of baking powder  containing alum is absolutely prohibited*  WHEN BUYING BAKING POWDER, READ THE LABEL.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  " Coal mining rightaof'tho Dominion,  iiii Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Noith-  w'est Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased fov a term of twenty-ono yeai-b  at an annual reiitarbf $1 an acre. Not  more* than 2,560 acreswill be leased to  NOT ENOUGH OPERATORS.  one applicant,  by   the  applicant  in   person   to   the  Application for a'lease must l>e made  th  S&.QQ'pei year,'hi'Advance: $2.50,per year^ United'Statesjt|  VH...T. ^��.y aw���i.)grjTynr HJL.��i].^wiyg^  '"nyr'  as the leading . iexample) it is held  to - be best: that special charters be.  granted-and'no I'endeavor made to'  bring such cities under the provisions of ;any general;act. In tbe  matter of local improvements, the  commission recommends that newspaper advertisement of such undertakings be... no,;.-,longer :������;��� required,  mailed,noticeSjtQ interested property  owners being, -proposed instead,  in; order to provWe an- effective  check upon; public service corporations  and   prevent    the   abuse   of  weight of evidence presented during  its investigations, the commission  advises that the present exemption  of churches and church sites from  taxation be abolished.  It is held preferable that alderman  or councillors be elected for two  year terms, one half the board  retiring annually; and thac no  change be made from the present  system of creating police and license  boards. As to the municipal fran-  chise, it is recommended that where  a landowner executes an agreement  of sale, the owner shall retain the  franchise attaching, so , long ��� as he  pays the taxes, the vendor, if he be  the taxpayer, therehy securing the  ballot.  The taxation for school purposes  it is recommended shall be fixed for  ordinary purposes at seven mills on,  the dollar, while school trustees  will be required to possess the same  property qualifications as aldermen.  A recommendation is made that tax  sale titles shall hereafter constitute  absolute title to the buyer.  An amendment of the act is recommended by which mayors of  smaller cities may be voted fair re-;  muneration for services as ;are  those of the larger' centres of population. Where small municipalities  are obliged to incur expense in  the pursuit and bringing to trial of  non-resident criminals for offences  within; 'their borders- ��� it ��� is. advised  that the government assume a  share of such expense.  Agent or sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.    " r   .  In surveyed territory the laud must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions, of sections, arid in unsur-  veyed territory the tiact' applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must bv accompanied'by" a fee of $5 which will be refunded if*thc rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of live  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted toptirchast- whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of tho mine  'at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  ,. For full information application  should be made to the Secietary of the  Department of tho Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  vy. W. OORT,  '- Deputy Minister of the Interior.  5   N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertise! uent'Will not be paid for,,  Railways   and  Wireless   Oon-  ..  corns 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'are now required to  have  wireless equipment, and carry two operators where one was deemeed sufficient  before.   Schools for telegraph operators  are finding it extremely difficult to meet  demand of all branches of  the  service.  The Morse Telegraph companp, opposite  the   Orpheum   Theatre,   Seattle,    will  gladly mail you, upon request a catalogue outlining the cources for men  and  women.    This is the   lorgest school of  of the kind in the northwest.  COPPER  The N'ew Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry "about your1 washing,  i  just  send   your   clothes "to   tho^  ;   Laundry.    We will  wash, starch,  ,   and iron them, and return them  ready for use. /  ^   ���  LADIES'   AND  GKNTS'' SUITS  '  CLEANED AND MIESSED.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone SO.   Dominion Ave.  To be Represented on Council  The Canadian' government has  recently received a dispatch from  Lewis Harcourt, the British Colonial  secretary, indicating the view's "-'of;  tbe' Imperial government with re-i  gard to the representati6n of the  'Dominions- on the' Committee of  Imperial Defence. The proposal in  brief is that the"' Dominions shall  have resident in London a representative who shall be invited to attend  the meetings of the committee, and  ptherwjse.; act, though mainly in a  consultative capacjty,  We make a; specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice, shape, arid  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.C.  Of all kinds promptly attended  ���to;-' Rapid Express and.Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  iiibt publibhcd, is Volume X, for the ycara 1W0-  1911,-nnd-required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.     - ��� < >'�� " :  IT HAS 1902 PAGES  containing nearly one nnrt n, half million worde,  or itbout twice as much matter ns the Bible.  Theio arc '15 chapters, and the book covers the  Copper Industry of World  The book cover* Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chomistry. Mineralogy, Mining  -Milling-, LeachingrSincltiiiK, Refining, ttruuds  Grades, Inipuritioc, Alloys, Uses, Substitute*,  Teiminology, Deposit*, by District*, State*,  Countries and Continents; Mines in Dotail,  Statistics of Production. Consumption, Iitipotls  KxpoitH. FiiiunccN"DIrideiiflh, etc.  Val. X- of. the Copper Handbook lints and  describes     '       -<"   ������  8,130 Mines % Companies  these descriptions ranging fiom 2 to 3 line*, in  the cane of a dead company. In wliloh coho  reference ib made to a pieccding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 p.ige-< in tho rnso  of tho Aiiaiondn, which pioduccu, one eighth of  tho copper supply of tho woild. 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Report of Mounted Police  '
- The report of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police for >the year
1912 was tabled in the House last
week by Mr. Borden.
The report shows that on Sept.
30 the strength of the force consisted of 5.4, officers and 800^ noncommissioned officers and constables, an increase of four officers and
twenty men, compared with the
force for the year ending1 Sept. 30,
1911.    .
During the year 13,391 cases
were entered by the police. Of
these 11,435 resulted in convictions;
1307 were dismissed or withdrawn,
and 249 were awaiting trial on
September 30th. Compared with
the previous year these figures
•show an increase of 3973 cases and
an increase of 360 convictions.
The cases include thirty murders,
seventeen' in Alberta, twelve in
Saskatchewan and one in the
Yukon; twenty-one cases of attempted murder, eight in Saskatchewan and thirteen in Alberta,
and eight manslaughter cases, two
in Sask. and six in Alberta. In 21
of these cases convictions were
secured,'and on Sept. 30'seventeen
remained to be tried. The report
sets forth that in proportion to population there is little increase, and
the same result will be obtained if
compared with statistics for twelve
years.   .,, ,
Another interesting comment in
the report is that the names of" the
accused indicate an undue propor
tion of our alien population is re
sponsible for these crimes of vio
lence, and the west is paying- the
penalty for drawing a large immigration from central Europe.
Commissioner Perry refers to
changed conditions in Saskachewan
and Alberta, which in his opinion
calls for a reconsideration of the
agreement between the two provinces and the Dominion. He1
points out that under the agreement of 1906 a force of 250 men'
was to be kept in each province.;
Since that ;:i;tinie, however^ the;
population had enormously ihcreas-j
ed aritl^a-heavy strain was put on
the force in consequence.
The Overseas edition of the London Daily Mail of December 7, contained an article on British Colurii-
bia'fruit WhtcK'aroused considerable
indignant comment throughout the
province. It stated, among other
things, that British Columbia fruit
was packed in barrels and that they
could-not compare*with the best
of Tasmanian and Oregon orchards,
and were fetching much less omthe
market, and ended with* a criticism
of the packing methods in vogue in
this prouince. ' *
However,   the eyes of the writer
were .quickly opened to the, mistakes
jhe had been making,\fonin the next
{issue of the same paper a very complete  and handsome  retraction and
apology     was   offered,   the' writer
.taking every   thing   back, including
the.barrels,   and   said   that, he had
mistaken  some   Nova   Scotia   fruit
for    that   from    British-  Columbia,
which • was, ' he had   since learned,
reaching    the     market   excellently
packed,     in     good   condition    and
equal   in   quality   to   the best   that
could be brought againstvit.
The thanks of the British Columbia fruit growers are due W. E.
Scott, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, who. upon being shown the
article, immediately took the matter
up with Hon. J. H. Turner, agen.t
for the,province in London.
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No  one,- 'nowadays,   takes Frank
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miserable    attack   on    the   government's naval policy will do no harm,
and, were it not for his solid phalanx
of  mongrel    Oriental . voters,    the
political   complexion   of   Edmonton
might undergo an agreeable change
at the  next  election-in'consequence
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but a personal reflection.
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■';>''-'■  Assay Office in B. C.
An order l■in council has been-
passed at Ottawa by which the
charge of one-eighth of one per
cent on the assaying: and, stamping
of gold at the assay office in Van-;
couver has been abolished. There
is now no difference between the
charges made at Vuncouuer, San
Francisco or Ottawa, and it is confidently predicted: that big shippers
of gold from the Yukon, who have
heretofore sent their metal to Ottawa or San Francisco, by registered
mail, will now send it to Vancouver's assay office. This will make
Vancouver a big distributing centre
for the wealth of the mining camps
of the Yakon and British Columbia;
Strange as it may seem, this small
fraction is said to have adversely
affected Vancouver to a quite
unappreciated extent. The largest
share of the gold bullion which has
been pouring into Ottawa has been
from territory which should be
fributary to Vancouver. The only
c|ifference between Ottawa and Vancouver was this one-eighth of one
per cent. Mining and commercial
men have looked forward to this reduction in assay office rates with
threat eagerness has it has been conceded that with this charge removed
allot* the northern gold would be
sent to Vancouver. Merchants realize that the assay   office should he
in going straight to the weak
spot in treating disease ?' • If so,
you will never use anything
but Peps for coughs,; colds, bronchitis; and throat and lung
troubles.    Listen why!
Peps are tiny tablets, which
contain rich medicinal ingredients, so prepared that they turn
into vapour in the mouth, and
are breathed down to the throat,
the breathing tubes and lungs
direct. -
Cough mixtures go—not to the lunga
and cheBt at all, bnb to the stomach.
There is absolutely no direot connection
between atonmoh and lungs.
When you hard • bad cold, your
digoation is 'weakened. You loce appetite, and if a man, yonr usual smoke does
not "taste good." In othor words, your
digestive system is lacking tone. All
cough mixtures make this condition
Don't ruin your stomach to heal your
lungs. Take a remedy that goes right te
the spot—Peps.
Surprising how they end coughs,
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troubles. Contain no poison, and are
best for children.
Dr. Gordon Stables says:—"If you
wish to eace and end a cough, if you
desire to  loosen tickling phlegm,  and
clear the throat and the breathing tubes,
use Eeps.    The pine fumes and balsamic
fumes, so beneficial in throat and lung
trouble, which are liberated when a Pep
is put into tho mouth, also serve another
good purpose.   They are strongly germi-
cidal,and germs of disease in the mouth,
on the palate, in the throat, and in the
breathing tubes, are at onca destroyed
by their action."        .......   t
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'sa THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  p*  AGENTS FOR  White  Machines  Cash or Easy Terms  as desired.  m��  Local and General  E. A, BLACK - Jeweler  )|     B.C. Mining  MTALKING  Is needed to anyone that  has tested  the quality of  The B. C. Copper company is  removing- mining and prospecting  plant from Voigt camp to bond-  covered claims on copper mountain  arid is employing a force of about  70 men.  The ore from Red Cliff mine,  Portland Canal district, gives  smelter returns (gross) of $14.55  per tori. The freight and smelter  charges were $8.76. Thus there is  $5.67 left to pay  mining   expenses  and  profits. ���          The Princeton Coal and land company, are shipping on an average of  seven c'ars daily, and the coal is  j��lv\ng very good satisfaction among  PHOENIX BEER  t first-  class in   everyway,   therej company will he obliged  to increase  Oiympia oyster cocktails are now  being served at ihe Brooklyn hotel.  Must be something wrong in Phoenix. Not a baby born in the camp  since Xmas eve.  Mr. ami Mrs. Pudily anil family are  visiting a few days with friends in  Spokane.  John Hughes returned to the burg  on Wednesday after a three .weeks'  visit to Spokane.  Jas. Rutherford returned to town  on Wednesday evening fron: his country seat on the prairies.  Found���A purse containing a sum  of money. Apply Miss May, Ueddes  residence, lower town.  For some minutes on Thursday night  the skating rink was the scene, of a  an international rough house.  Key. J. J. Nixon, pastor of the Phoenix Methodist church, lias been elected  Worshipful Master of Gold Range,  L.O.L.  F. E. Kemp, supt. of the 13.0. telegraph servjee oftheO.P.H. company,  paid one of his periodical official trips  to the camp this week.  E Spraggett, supt. of provincial  roads in this district was in town  iluring the week and looked over the  roads at this end of the riding.  Peter M. McCnrraoh and Miss Francis Murriel Cunningham, formerly residents of Greeuwood, were married  on January 13th, at Halifax, Nova  Scotia.  Page Boyles, diamond drill expert,  of Boyles Bros., Spokane, was in town  for a few days during the week looking after his outfits at work on the  Granby property.  D. F. Falkner of Vancouver, inspector of branch banks of the Canadian  Bank of Commerce, paid an official  visit to the local establishment this  week.  ' Found���Sum of money. Owner can  have same by proving property and  paying for this advertisement. Apply  Al Almstroni.  Albert Biner, manager of the Phoenix Brewing company, paid a couple  of days' business visit to the Forks  during the week.  Printer's Devil: What headline shall  ,r put over this column of marriages,  births and deaths. Mountain Editor:  O! Just make it Hatched, Matched  and Despatched.  Lawrence' and Jack Morrison, who  have been payiug a Christmas and  New Year's visit to their old home  in Novia Scotia," foi- the last ��� six weeks  returned to town    on  Thursday uven-  From five days upwards it floats; the  older it is the more it protrudes out of  the water. If the egg is seen to be  making frantic efforts to climb out,  lift it gently out and present it to the  Chinese vegetable man or save it for  the next election.  A number of small bills, with tin  headline���Rossland Winter Carnival���  were recently received in Phoenix.  The remainder of the matter contained on the sheet, with the exception of  a few words, is quite indecipherable,  and heaven alone knows the purport  of if. Several well-known residents  of both Swedish and Norwegian dt  scent have been unsuccessful in unravelling the contents, and, speaking  generally, one might as well attempt  to read a bundle of Babylonian tablets  as attempt to find out the why and  wherefore of this Rossland dodger.  Evidently the author is in blissful ignorance of the fact that nineteen-  twentieths of the Scaudinvian population in Phoenix are gifted with an  unusually fine command of the English language, while the other fraction  can boast of a much more complete  knowledge of Albion's tongue, than the  compiler of the circular has ol* either  Swedish or Norwegian.  many new consumers at   the   coast;  When there   are   improved   railway I'"g.  If our Beer was not first-1 facilities the Princeton coal and /and/     A big attendance of Phoenix rooters  is confidently   exacted  at  Monday's  the    present    output   immensely.  Simiikameen Star.  would   be  no use advertising- it to the public.  SOLD ALL OVER THE  BOUNDARY COUNTRY  -  'PHONE 23  ,  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  0hufefr Ser vices  >: The Services on Sunday in St. John's  ;*Jhurch are: Holy ���Communion at 7.'30  Ja.in., Morniug Prayer atlU.yu, Holy-  it 'oiiiniimion at. 11 a.m., Sunday School  ;-'at 2.:30'.p".ni'.'; -?Evening Prayer at 7.30.  iflxev. Tj. B. Lee, Rector.  i The stated services in the Catholic  ychurch are. as follows: First and third  ^Sundays in the month.' Mass at 10  n.m., Sunday : School at 2.130 pm.;  "Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  'Father Choinel. pastor.  Methodist .Church ��� Sunday school  mid Bible class. 2.'"-0 p.m.; evening scr-  v-ice, 7.130 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, at 7.15 p.m. Rev. J. J.  Nixon.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian church���  Service will be held in the above  church on Sunday, Jan. 20th, at 11  a.m. A cordial welcome. Rev. .1. K  Munro, pastor.  WOOD  First-class  Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,   $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD   DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  The Silver Standard  mine is now  working  a  larger  force   than   ever  before.     They have the largest force  of any mime in the district, and they  are also using   the   new   machinery  which was installed the  last   of  the  year;    The first of last   week James  Rutherford, of   Victoria,   a   mining  man   known    throughout   the   province, and so well known in the   old  country,    visited   the    property    in  company with D. McLeod.      Manager Haskins   took   Mr.   Rutherford  over the ground and showed him the  development    work   that   bad   been  done thus far.     A very careful   examination was made,   and   it   proved  entirely favorable to the property.  Though news in mining  circles is  naturally dull at this season   of   the  year there is more or   less  development being   carried   on   throughout  the district.    The feature, however,  of this  week   is   the   resumption   of  development at  Seven Mile   on   the  Salmon    river    where    a     100-foot  tunnel    contract   has    been   let.  to  Richard   Olsen, John  Johnson   and  Ola Johnson,   by  T.   H.   Callaghan  on    behalf of   l.ackie,   Kirkpatrick  and   company,     who    bonded    the  claims from   Dan   Lindeborg.     To  take up the contract,   the   trio, who  in association  with George  Hruggy  own the Wire   Gold   group   on   the  Marmont river, on which   they have  been    working   for   some    months,  have suspended   development   there  for the time  being.      Good   reports  continue to come down from Glacier  creek of the   driving   of  the   2,000-  foot   bore   by   the    Portland   Canal  Tunnels Ltd., and more   rapid   progress   is   now   being   made   as   the  drills   are   working   in    solid   rock.  Any day   now   work   may   resumed  on the property of the Indian mines,  Ltd., and a large crew is already at j water,  the Cascade Falls Mining company's ' sollltion  claims, both   being   in   the   Salmon  river      section.       Portland     Canal  Miner.  march with Grand Forks.     The locals  have expressed their intention of being  there," arid it is hoped that the people of Phoenix will not be far away.  Jack Findlay,shiftboss at the Rawhide mine, had the misfortune to be  overcome with powder gas on Thursday morning, Ho. was carried out  and quickly restored and, barring a  slight sickness was well enough to be  again  on shift the following day.  Last Saturday saw the biggest  crJwd. of skaters that have been seen  together oii the rink. The ice was  siniply crowded, but everybody seemed  to Cake the situation in good part and  appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves.  The. portrayal of passing events on  the screen of the local motion picture  show is'proving an additional attraction of the two weekly programs,  while the. other features have been considerably improved and lengthened.  The exhibition is both instructive and  highly amusing.  A. .Shilland, secretary of the Sandon  branch of the Western Federation of  Miners arrived in town on Saturday  and left again for Sandon the follow  ing Monday. Mr. Shilland is one of  the co-owners of the Dunedin mine in  which Jas. Marshall and Thos. Brown  of this city are interested.  A welcome figure among the visiting  curlers at the bonspiel, this wuck, was  that of R. J. Gardner of Grand Forks,  a former popular resident of this  camp. Mr. Gardiner is an enthusiastic curler and much regret, was expressed when he decided lo cast in his  lot with our sister town of Grand  Forks.  Messrs Mitchell and Moore arrived  in town on Monday's C.P.R. local.  On Tuesday, Mitchell formed one of  the. league line-up in the Greeiwood-  Phoenix hockey match, where his  conduct was favorably commented  upon. Moore is also registered in tlie  local line-up and will make his first  appearance in action on Monday  next.  The following method for determining the age of eggs is said to be practised in the markets of Paris. About  six ounces of common salt is put into  a large glass, which is then filled with  An egg is dropped in the  If tue egg is only one day  old it immediately sinks to the bottom; if any older it does not reach the  bottom of the glass. If three days old  it sinks only just   below   tho surface.  Threatening Life of Premier  Victoria,   13. C.   Jan.23���In   connection with a press   dispatch   from  Spokane, intimating that the   police  of that city have been asked to keep  an eye   on   a   certain   Mr.   Wilson,  whom   the   police   of  this   province  report to have    been writing threatening iettcrs to   the Prime Minister,'  Sir Richard   McBride,   and   also   in  connection     with     reports    current  during the past   few   days   both   in  Vancouver and here that a series of  such letters   has   recently   been   received   by   the   Prime    Minister   in  which the writers intimate   that   his  life is in danger,   Sir   Richard   says  that during years past he has been almost continually in receipt   of  such  communications,   the   majority   evidently emanating   from    disordered  intellects, and had grown  to accept  them   with   indifference. In   his  public   capacity   he    has   found,   as  doubtless    the    majority    of    other  public   men   do,   that   such    letters  become a feature of his   mail.       He  is  not, however,   seriously   alarmed ���  by the threats aganist his   life   contained not only in   the   letters   from  Spokane   but   in   others    that   have  lately come  to  hand.       "And,"   remarked he, with   a   pleasant   smile,  "1 am not loosing any sleep through  dread of impending assassination."  ft is understood that one  of the  recent   letters received by the premier  contained a  threat   that   the   writer  would shortly cross from the   mainland with a launch, with   the   object  of blowing   up   the   premier's   residence.    Although  this   communication is taken to have emanated with  some crank, it has been   handed   to  the detective department,   by   which  such precautions as may seem necessary in the premises will   be   taken.  NYAL'S CHERRY COUGH CURE  What's the use experimenting with medicines? Why be  persuaded to try something just because it is new, when you can  get a .medicine that has stood the test of use for years, and which  has never disappointed?  We know what Nyal's Cherry Oough Cure is.  Nothing else will so readily relieve a tight,  dry, hacking cough.  Contains Wild Cherry, Blood root, and other valuable sedatives and expectorants.  So stop that cough or colli before it leads to serious illness.  Stop it with experimenting.        PRICE 50c.  Phoenix Drug Company  SUCCESSORS TO JOHN LOVE  'Phone 16. T. S. Quance, Manager  THE GREAT NORTHERN  Affords to those who travel for business or  pleasure the maximum amount of comfort  and courteous attention to the traveller's  every want.  THE ORIENTAL LIMITED  OR  THE OREGONIAN  TO EASTERN OR COAST POINTS are the most  popular through trains in the west.  For Routes and Rates address  J. V. INGRAM, Agent.  m  Greenwood    utage Line  i me  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. \  " "        lower town,   9.00 a.m.   -Standard Tit  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT   ATTENTION   TO   EXPRESS  AND   FREIGHT  H.  ML  LAING, Proprietor  Concentrates  Why Zam - Buk is Best  Cure for Skin Sores  An illustration of the way in which  Zam-Buk cures even the most serious  and chronic cases of ulcers, eruptions  and sores is provided by Mr. R. H.  Barker, of Glencairn, Ont.   He says:  "I would not have believed than any  remedy could cure so quickly, and at  the same time so effectively, as Zam-  Buk cured me.  "My face became covered with a  kind of rash, which itched and irritated.  This rash then turned to sores, which  discharged freely and began to spread.  I first tried one thing and then another,  but nothing seemed to do me any good,  and the eruption got worse and worse,  until my face was just covered with  running sores.  "Apart from the pain (which was  very bad), my face was such a terrible  sight that I was not fit to go out. This  was my state when someone advised  me to try Zam-Buk. I got a supply,  and marvellous as it may sound, within  little under a month, every sore on my  face was healed. I was so amazed that  I have told the facts to several persons,  and I have no objection to your stating  my experience for the benefit of other  sufferers."  Zam-Buk is purely herbal in composition, and is the ideal balm for babies  and young children, for whose tender  skin coarse ointments are so dangerous.  Zam-Buk is a sure cure for cold sores,  chappe'rl hands, frost bite, blood poison,  varicose sores, piles, scalp sores, ring  worm, inflamed patches, babies' eruptions and chapped places, cuts, burns,  bruises and skin injuries generally. All  druggists and stores sell at 50c. per  box, or post free from Zam-Buk Co..  Toronto, upon receipt of price. Refuse  harmful substitutes.  The crosscut in the 100-ft. level  of the Silver Hoard is proving up to  expectation. Some very fine ore  has been struck.  A bill to amend the Immigration  Restriction Act was read a third  time in the Australian House of Representatives. The measure provides for the establishment of Commonwealth medical bureaux in countries outside of Australia and the  compulsory examination of all intending immigrants whether assisted or  not.  The campaign of the Housewives'!  league in the United States and the  forcing down of the price of eggs  there has- resulted in large shipments being sent to Canada from  across the bonier. This interferes  with   the   efforts   of the   dealers to  make their usual profits. Wholesalers say prices will soon brcak.it  American shipments continue.  At least seventy more saloon bars  have been abolished in the province  of Ontario by reason of the voting  in January last. Twenty-live municipalities carried the local option by-  aw, ten defeated it by a straight  vote, and thirty-two lost their light  for it on account of the three-fifths  vole stipulation. In 21 contests for  the repeal of the by-law, 19 municipalities sustained and one repealed  t.  Every Woman  I* interested and should know  altQiit the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The new Vaginal Syringe.    Hot  ���Most convenient.    It clransri  Instantly.       Ask your  j druggist forjj,  Tf he cannot supply tho  MAUVE!, accept no other,  Imt send stamp for illustrated  book��� sealed. It (five* full panic*  tiUrs and direction* in*Mlmb1e to Udles,  WINDSOR SUPPLY CC,  Winrfaor*  Onl. Oricril Aurnt-.f"r o  ?Q.  Ranch for Sale��� :*20 acres at $.'*"> per  acre. Included in the sale are the  following effects: 1 mower, J rake,  ploughs, drag harrows, 1 team, harness and wagon. I set sleighs, household goods, 1 barn and a five-roomed  house. Four springs on property; running water the year round; between  forty and fifty acres cultivated, mostly in hay; fifty acres easily cleared and  eighty acres fenced. Terms, half cash,  balance on reasonable terms; discount  for cash.  Full-Fashioned  ������> Seamless  No Other Hosiery  Offers This���  /Foot-clothing that filswilh absolute perfection,  reasons you will readily see if you'll glance af the  picture here . . . the only hose made that is permanently shaped to the foot and leg, and that is both  Seamless  and  Snug-Fitting  You would not think of buying 1h>.;c with n seam up the front.  of   the   leg ... ��� wouldn't   that  he   ugly   anil uncomfortable?  Probably you  buy   the kind   with   a  seam up the hack only  because you  didn't   know   there was a kind free from   that  discomfort   and   iinsightliness.     There   is,   however.   Yon  can get the better kind in   any   weight   or   color   if you  buy hosiery made by  Penmans   Limited  Paris Canada  Underwear,    Sweaters,    Hosiery  76


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