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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 22, 1910

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 ft  *-^ Legislative  JAN 27,  /' I  * Initiative library , .'my-. .''}'"' "  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Kl.KVKNTH   YkaR.  -J  r>\  PHOENIX   BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY. JANUARY 22,  1910  ���^a*aa*a*aw *fz?j*Biiaw tv 'maamtWamWaaiBaWam taw W WauBB  ... <        M  JANUARY  NECESSITIES  This month is acknowledged by all of us to be  the coldest one of the year, therefore, you should'  be  well  clothed  to  protect  yourself  against the  severe cold weather.  WE PI AVE JUST WHAT YOU WANT  $5.00 fO $7.50  5.00 Suit  2.00 10 5.00  1.00 to 2.00  1.00 to 1.75  2.00 tO 5.00  2.00 tO 4.00  cms MacKlnaws - -  Hewson Underwear -  PeDDwn s Underwear  Heavy Flannel Shirts -  Heavy Tweed Shirts -  Heavy Homespun Pants  Heavy Tweed Pants -  Heavy All-wool sweaters 1.50 to 2.50  Hnlt-io-Ht sweaters - - 5.00 to 4.50  All-WOOl SOX, FOUR PAIRS, ONE DOLLAR  Heavy Cloth Caps ----- .75 to 1.75  Lined Gloves and Mitts - - - .75 to 1.50  A complete line of German Sox, heavy Rubbers  and Overshoes.  We sell the Cklkhkatkd Leckie Mining Boot  and Duck Back Water-Proof Oil.  h-  SALE OF  SI LVE RWA RE  Our big. stock of Fancy China^are? including  many beautfful qdd pieces for the  table, all goes at  HALF-PRICE  i.��� !.T  ���LJ'J JB!=T  THE  MPS0N&C0.  INAUGURAL MEETING  OF NEW CITY COUNCIL  Standing-Committee's and Civic  Appointments Made  The inaugural meeting qt the new-  city council was held on Monday evening, the newly-elected member', Mayor  D. J. Matheson, and Aldermen <J. \V.  Rogers, P. H. Cosgrove, Albin Aim-  strom, C. A. Ross, Theo. Biner, and  A. D. McKenzie, being sworn into  office by William Delahay, J.P.  In assuming office the mayor made  a comprehensive and clear-cut address  coveiing  the  proposed   legislation for  the   present  year.    He   believed   the  present council  was  composed of the  ablest selection of aldermen   that   the  city of Phoenix had ever elected to represent them.    He intimated that all  matters coming under the jurisdiction  ot the police and license commissioners,  as well as other civic affairs, will  be  submitted  to the  council  before any  action is taken, and asked for the harmonious co-operation of the aldermen  in business that will come before them  for the best interests of the city.  Each  ol the aldermen followed with remarks  indicating united effort for-the welfare  of Phoenix.  The following standing committee!  were then appointed:  Board of Works���A  D.  McKenzi-,  Theo. Biner and P. H   Cosgrove.  Finance���A.      Almstrom,    G.   W.  Rogers and C. A. Ross.  Fire    Department   and    Light���A  Almstrom, P.   H.  Cosgrove, C. Ross.*  Board ot Health���A  D. McKenzie,  G. W. Rogers and Theo. Biner.  A'communication was n-ad from J.  O. Church, tendering his resignation  as chiel of the fire department. On  motion of Aldermen Rogers and Biner,  the resignation was accepted and the  thanks of the council extended to Mr.  Church lor his services during the past  year.  On motion of Aldermen McKenzie  and Biner, Aldermen Almstrom and  Rogers were recommended to the  attorney general 'for the offices of police  and license commission! rs. '  On motion of Aldermen Rogers and  Almstrom. H. Hartley was appointed  city clerk, treasurer, assessor and-collector at a salary of $30 per month,  with free rooms in cky-hall- to be chief  of the fire department, at, a salary of  $25 per month;"ami assessor and collector to the school"board at a salary  of $200 per annum.  , N. Lemicux was appointed special  constable, jailer and street commissioner, at a salary of $100 per month,  with free room in city hall.  Aldermen P. H. Cosgrove, Theo.  Biner, and Albin Almstrom were appointed a committee representing the  council to confer with the local school  board to draw up a resolution asking the  provincial government to make an appropriation of $7,500 towards the  building of a new school in Phoenix.  On motjon of Aldermen Cosgrove  and Biner, all firemen turning out to  fires will be paid as follows: $i for  the first hour nnd 75 cents for each  succeeding hour; 50 cents for each  false alarm.  The following accounts were passed:  Eastern Townships   Bank $7 45  John Love    1.00  Morrin, Thompson Co   2.50  H. Hartley   10.00  J. L. Sims      5.00  No. 9-.  Boundary Milling Notes I  Work has been .commenced 'on the  G'reenwood-Phoe'ni.x tunnel with two  power drills operating. /  One of the two furnaces at Granby  smelter, which had been '��� out 'of com  mission since the first of the year was  blown in on Tuesday.  Work is progressing on the tunnel of  the Boundary minjfyg company's coat  property near Midway. Seven men  are now employed pn the property.  The Golden E&gle mine, Jon the  North Fork, has closed down temporarily. Four cars of ore were shipped  to the Granby smeljer during the past  week.       >n "J  Development work.on the Tip Top  mine, in Skylark ca-up,' shows 36 feet  of ore, samples of which have'assayed  $20 in gold to the ion. ' The property  is being operated under bond for a half  interest by the Consolidated Gold  Mine* company.     .���.���'  -    ,,  The cost of copper production by  the British Columbialfcopper company  during the month dfSDecember was 10  cents' a pound, the increased rate' being  due to three shut-downs, caused by intense cold and the holidays.. The net  profits from operation during tbe  month were $22,700.  G. L. Walker, in Boston Commercial: British Columbia Copper is  traded ' in chiefly" on, the New York  curb, the greater portion of the" stock  being owned in that city. -This company owns two or thiee big mines and  a good smelter, and .also control of the  New Dominion Copper company. It  is producing 'copper' at the rate of  about r,200,000 pounds monthly at a  cost, I understand, of about nine cents.  The company is now increasing its  smelting capacity.  PRESENTATION OF  PAST GRAND JEWELS  I  Joint Installation of Rebekah  Lodge Officers  The semiannual joint installation <f  officers of the Phoenix and Greenwood  lodges, Daughters ot Rebekah   I.O.O.  F,.took place in   the Phoenix   lodge -  room on Wednesday evening, 'the cert -  monies being conducted by Mrs. J. G.  Pickard, D.D.G.M.    A feature of the  -proceedings was the presentation 'to  four past noble  grands  of   Phoenix  lodge���Mrs. J. O.   Pickard,   Mrs.   L.  Tait, Mrs. E. Marshall and Miss M. A.  McKenzie���of beautiful   past grand's  jewels.    The presentation   was  made  by Snowshoe  Lodge,   I.O.O.F.,  and  each jewel was  handsomely   mounted,  bearing the emblems of the order, and  suitably engraved with   the recipient's  name.  < After the business part of the evening, retreshments were _ served, which  was followed by dancing for a couple  of Hours. '  .' Following are the officers for the  current term: *  Phoenix���Noble grand, Mrs. S.  McLeod; vice grand, Mrs. R. K. Mor  rison; recording secretary, Mrs. E.  Marshall; treasurer, Mrs. A. G. Howe;  warden, Miss, E. Loseke; conductor,  Miss(L Loseke; chaplain, Mrs. J. G.  Pickard; R. S. N. G.,' Mrs. L. Tail;  L. S. N. G.; Mrs. J. Mclnnis'; R.S.V.  G., Mrs. J. F. McDougall; L. S. V. G ,  'Mrs. W. T. Piper; I. G., Mrs. G. Mc  Donald; O. G., W. Ross.  Greenwood���Noble grand, Mrs.  Thompson; vice giand, Miss M. Buck-  less; recording secretary, Miss L. Mc  'Millan; financial secretary, Miss Bryant; treasurer, Miss Summers.  (jo.  Boundary Side Lights'"  '. George Miller of Greenwood has  been sentenced to two mouths in jail  for assault.  The town of Hedley is short Of electric light as the result of lack.* of .water  for generating purposes.  Rev. H. W., Wright, formerly-of  Toronto, is the new pastor of the Baptist church at Grand Forks.  has  J. C. Cruse of Boundary Falls  been  appointed  accountant  for.  CONTRACT LET FOR  ANOTHER 50 MILES  Of V. V. & e!v Railway Be  tween Boundary and Coast  Construction of the V. V. Sc E. railway from Abbotsford to Hope, a distance of approximately 50 miles, will  be in-full swing within the next month  or at least as soon as the contractor  can get his outfits on the ground. Information to this effect has been given  out in connection with the announcement that the contract for the building  of this stretch of the road which is to  link the coast with the Boundary dis  The upstairs of the city hall is being  remodeled, furnishing a room for the  chief of police and also for the fire department memoers.  EAGLES VOTE $295  ���   FOR LOCAL HOSPITAL  Will Furnish One of the Wards  ���Installation  At a meeting of Phoenix Aerie, No.  158, Fraternal Order of Eagles, on  Friday" evening of  last  week the sum  of~$'95 was voted to Phoenk-generaljresident engineer; Fi-Walker,- of-Nel  hospital.    Of this  amount  $200  will  be spent by a committee in furnishing  one of the wards, while the other $95  oeen  appointed  accountant  for.   the     "  "   ' �� .1    .     ,  Greenwood - Phoenix  Trauway  com- fy tur" ,by th^e ?<*%  pany- .    ,.      '       ,   I hovered 'round tbe Gi  A joint installation of Midway and  Greenwood officers, Knights- of Pythias, will be held in the latter city on  the 26th inst.  Ernest Miller, M. L. A. for, Grand  Forks riding, moved the reply, to .the  speech from the throne at the session of  the twelfth parliament of British Col  urabia, which opened in Victoria this  week. -  ���  Greenwood board of Trade haVsent  a resolution to the Dominion 'government protesting against any further extension of time to the V. V. & E. .railway until a branch is built from Midway to Greenwood.  "The Wonder" is the name of a  ladies' hockey team organized in Grand  Forks with the following officers: President, Mrs. W. A," Williams; secretary-  treasurer, Miss Lil Hall; manager,  Miss Addie Livesley; captain, Miss  Irene Haverty.  The following are the newly installed  officers of the F.O.E. of Grand Forks  for the present term: W. P., P. A. Z.  Pare; W. V. P., D. Schnoter;secy., F.  E. Stack; treas., C. B. Peterson; W.  Chap, A. Mcintosh; I.G., E. Gauthier;  O. G., M. Frankovitch; trustees, F. W.  Russell, E. Larsen and J. Heubeck.  OFFICIALS INSPECT  NEW C.P.R. BRANCH  Changes   in   Route  Call   for  More Bridging  C. E. Cartwright, of Vancouver, engineer for Pacific division Canadian  Pacific railway; C. S. Moss, of Nelson,  PHOENIX DEFEATS  ; GRAND FORKS 5 TO J  Visiting Hockeyists Outplayed  at Every Turn "        \  Playing real championship'hockey)  the Phoenix team on Wednesday evening defeated Grand Forksj the Bound-  aiy cup. holders, by a score of 5  goals  to 1 on the local "icer*"in '"one*- of the  swiftest games ever seen in the Boundary.   .The'visitors had a strong  team  that had come determined on   victory,  but they were simply outplayed at  ev-  and  the  puck  Grand-Forks  net  during the greater part *bf the  game.  The game was witnessed by the largest  'crowd that ever gathered to'see a hockey  match in the district^ fully 500 lining  the bleachers, while another hundred  "endeavored, to  gain   admittance  bub.  'could -not- be -accommodated.    Two-'  hundred enthusiasts accompanied  the  septette from Grand Forks, coming" by "  special train and supplied  with  hotns-  and   paraphernalia   to   celebrate  the,  victory of their pets, but they onlyjn-'  creased the throng which watched..ihe.'.  locals play rings around the cupholdcTs. '  The   Greenwood    hockey  team ' aW"  many other hockey  enthusiasts' from  that city were also present: -"  The puck was faced at  9 p.m. and  spectacular ��� hockey followed; the local  team were  cheered as   they kept the  puoK on the visitors' half of the ice tbe  greater part of the time and. kept up a  continuous bombarding of 'the  Grand  Forks nets, -while the clever work "of  their opponents  in preventing - goals-  also excited admiration.    Phoenix te-,  cured the first goal after  15  minutes',  play, Grand Forks tallying the second'  shortly before half' time,- and ' making'  the score a tie,' one all, at that time.     <  On resuming   the visitors gingered;  up and made a brilliant effort to work  the rush  system, but  their  attempts  were frustrated  by  the  local  defence'  and 'frequently resulted' in the 'puck-1  passing-back with -lightning speed into!  the Grand-Forks ,net, and adding to,  tbe score .for,Phoenix.,  As the second  half progressed it was evident the visitors-were  Becoming  played out and"  they confined their efforts to prevent '  ing' Phoenix from increasing its score.:  Phoenix   secured   four -goals  in  the.  second half to their opponents' nil, the.,  ��nal being;5-toi for the.home  team-  There were very few offsides,   and *  no penalties were handed out; although '  THE PHOENIX COLLEGE  New Ucal loslimiloo lor Special Educational  Work  The Phoenix College is the name of  an institution which has recently been  founded in the ciiy and which pro  mjses to be an important factor along  educational lines locally, Starting  with one teacher and a class of 18 pupils  it has already gro>ti to the extent ot  having 73 pupils on the roll and a staff  of four teachers,  The college was started primarily  for the teaching of English to those  from foreign countiies, but as there  were found to be many others desirous  of receiving instruc'ion in special subjects, the curriculum has been extended to include reading, writing,  arithmetic and geography. It has also  been decided to add another branch  to the college about Feb. 7th, to include bookkeeping, shorthand and  stenography. N. A. Traynor, a grad  uate of the Sprqtt-Shaw Business college has been engaged as teacher.  The Phoenix colfege holds afternoon  and evening sessions at hours specially  suited so that those working in the  mines may attend. ,The ground floor  of the Finnish hall lias ^een rented  and several roorns ^re being fitted up  for classes.  Curlers Break Even  Two rinks of curlers came up the  hill on VYednesday evening to try conclusions with local Knights' of the  stane. Four games were played, in  which honors were shared equally by  the visitors and the hprne rinks���each  winning two games and losing two,  Tlie yiMting rinks were; G. M,  Fripp, s'-.ip j H. W. Collins,   vice;   T.  I /v. Mdntyre and E. E. Gibson : J. D.  I Campbell,  skip j   W.   Bonthron,   vice;  I W. A. Williams and  G.   Rutherford.  |C. M. Campbell, G; L.   McNichol, V.  JM.    Sherbino   and   R.   J.   Gardner  , skipped the local  rinks,  the.latter two  . winning.  trict had been awarded to P.  Spokane.  The contract was let from the head  offices of the Great Njprthern railway  in St. Paul, the,V. V. * E. being, as  is generally known, a subsidiary company of the former railway, Mr. Welch  is a member of the contracting firm of  Foley, Welch & Stewart which is now  engaged on the Grand Trunk Pacific  construction work from Prince Rupert  eastward. The same firm built the  existing line of the V. V. & E. from  Marcus, Wash., into Princeton, a distance of approximately 200 miles, as  well as the branch into .Phoenix some  years ago.  Nothing has yet been made public  by the Great Northern as to when construction will be undertaken from Hope  up the Coquahalla river and over the  pass to Coldwater. This section of  the road is the most difficult on the  entire route and. will be the most costly  owing to the rugged nature of the val  leys leading to the pass and the- heavy  expenditure which will be involved in  securing a maximum grade of even 2%  per cent,  Mloen'a Uoloa Smoker.  Phoenix Miners' Union, No.' 8, gave  a smoker in their lodgeroom last Saturday evening, all wishing to participate being cordially invited. The hall  was tilled to overflowing with miners  and their friends, ample refreshments  and smokers' supplies being -furnished  by the Union. The program, which  included songs, recitations, and  speeches, was opened by R. Horrell  singing "Annie Laurie." During the  serving of refreshments the chairman,  J. D. McLean, called on Mayor  Matheson for a few remarks. Mr.  Matheson replied briefly, stating that  it was the first time he had had the  pleasure of attending any ofthe social  functions of the Union during his ten  years' residence in Phoenix; he be.  lieved in unions, and the only reason  he did hot belong to a union was because his business connections did not  call for it. He concluded by thanking  them for the support given by upion  men towards his elr ion as mayor ot  Phoenix; while he had asked no person  for either vote or influence, he believed he had received the support of  union men generally. The audience  then joined in singing "He's a jolly  good fellow." The proceedings closed  with an appeal from the chairman loi  regular attendance of meetings by  union men,  son, superintendent of Boundary and  Kootenay district, and W. P. Tierney, I _  head of the railway contracting firm of Itfte Phoenix team carry a few anatomy  will   be   turned   over to   the hospital I Tierney & Co., arrived herein the sup- J scars as a result   of the match they ac-  directors as a  donation.     The money I erintendent's   private  car  last   Friday j ceP' them with the same grace as they  voted was the proceeds of tHe  Royal I for" the purpose of inspecting the  new [*^�� -he victory.    It  would be  difficult  Eagle minstrel shows given some time I branch of the Canadian Pacific   being/to single out any of the  locals  as a  Welch of I ago. I constructed from Phoenix to   Welling jstar >' tney  played   together   brilliantly'  Following   are   the newly-installed I fori camp mining properties of the Brit- |and eacn ,s entitled to a full  measure  officers  of Phoenix  Aerie  for  1910:1 ish Columbia Copper Company. of   credit.    McQueen,   Clothier   and  Worthy  President, Joseph   Thornton;!     The party spent the greater part  of  vice-president, V. M*. Sherbino; chaplain, Thomas Richards; secretary,  Orrin D. Bush; treasurer, James Weir;  conductor, E. P. Shea; inside guard,  Tony Turano; outside guard, James  Marshall; trustees���Danny Deane, C.  J. McAstocker and James Marshall.  Phoenix Aerie is at present in a very  flourishing condition. Many new  members have been added during the  past week, and a number of other applications have been received. Its  membership will soon rival that of the  largest fraternal order in the city.  MAY RESUME 0IVIDBNOS  Crows Neat Pasa Coal sad Coke Company  Isaacs  Stalemeat  The Crows Nest Pass Coal and  Coke company, in which the Boundary is particularly interested, has  issued its annual statement, and it is  expected the company will shortly resume the payment of dividends.  . Production has increased at the  mines from an output of 3000 tons a  day in J uly to an average of 4000 in  December, and in addition the new  management has conserved the interests of the - company and the shareholders by setting aside 10 cents per  ton for depreciation. While the exact  figures are not to be published, the  December statement shows not only  the wiping out of all the loss, but a  net profit of some thousands, though  just how much the directors do not  wish to make public at present.  ROUQH SURVEY USELESS  the day at Wellington camp and were  shown over the new line of railway  by the superintendent of construction,  J. B. Tierney. All expressed them-|  selves as well pleased with the progress  being made under adverse conditions.  Some important changes have been  made in the survey, and a large amount  of bridging will take the place of a big  cut in the original plans. The time  limit of completing the line has neces-  arily been extended an extra thirty  days.  The Bosabarf Herald  The first issue of the Herald, published at Bossburg, Wash., by Elmer  D. Hall, a former proprietor of the  Phoenix Pioneer, has been received.  The initial number is full of news, with  a. healthy advertising patronage, and  believes the thriving.town of Bossburg  has a bright future.  Neil shared in the honors of scoring.  For the visitors the goal keeper undoubtedly played a wonderful game  and was directly responsible in pre-,  venting a larger score, at the same,  time he evinced capabilities of the  dirtiest tactics.  The teams lined up as follows :  McvUerrie  goal  Lang  Sims  point  McAlmas ���  Clothier  cover point  Quinn,  Clark  rover  Gilmour  Traynor  centre  Baker  McQueen  right wing  Mann  Neil  left wing  Reed1  Refeiee���  -P. J. Cook.  ���  Oroaex Located  The Pioneer is pleased to be able to  state that through   the agency  of its '  columns, in less than ten days,  Tous-'  'saint Grouex, whom his father had not:  heard from in .twelve years,   has  been  'located at Blue Creek, Wash.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.   J" " '  The following lable circa tbe ore ihlpmcnta of Boundary mine* lor   1900.  1901   ro;  11903, 1904. 190s, 1906, 1907,1908 and 1909, aa reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  190a      1903  309.858 193.71��  *o,5oo   71.Jj j  E. B.  Scarcity ol Water  The water supply, in. Mai-shall.  lake  has become so dangerously low th it  a  large body of water in  the  old  Stem  winder mine is being tapped with   city,  mains for use in case of fire. ���' ���  McKay Hag Na Hope of Complete Sarvey  of Province la His Day.  ���T+ie-surveyor-general (E. B. McKay), in replying to a toast at the surveyor' banquet at Nelson last week,  said the government had spent  $300,-  000 in survey- throughout the prov  ince during 1909 and he expected that  in 1910 the sum so expended would  be increased to $500,000; for the authorities recognized the value of this  work in the opening up of the country  Some people, not surveyors, wanted a  1 jugh survey made of the whole province. This would be utterly useless.  Good work has been done in the pas'  in opening districts and this would be  continued and existing surveys con  nected. Some day���not in his day,  he feared���the work of making a complete survey of the province would be  undertaken.  .'1CE.--H. Cook and James Nxiel  have  gone to Mother Lode n^ine to work.  MlHB.  J Granby Minea...  J-phoenix Arnal..  I B. C Copper Co.  Mother i.Qd��~ MI1336 138,079  B.C. Mine       '  Kmma ���  Oro Denoro....  J Bonnie Belle   I Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem-  Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunact   Mountn Roac  AtbtUtan   ,... Morrlaon  ft. Bell..  J Senator   1 Brey Fog!e.~.....  {No. 37   I Reliance���   j Sulphur Klni-  j Winnipeg.  J Golden Crown...  I King Solomon..  1904.     1905  S49.70J ��M.889 801.404  1906  8.4J  1907       1908       1909  6t3,S37 'OJ3.747 ��.o67.��8j  'J5.����*      ��8,u*5      170,360    '4i          1910 Week I  78531 ��5.936[  ii.oio    3.4701  174.398 147.57�� tos.900  1.4SS  9.485  J.007  350.433   30.875    ��.7Sof  8.953        870       2oo i  146  390  508376 690,419 a��,8o8, j.u,&*8 1,161,537 1.148,337 1,487,480 1.598,71s IlQ 407 39,46* j  140 40J.93J   353,596 687,988. 838,879.   &JJ.&-6  op 163.9IJ  M0.4S4 >io!<30 133,740   341.953  ��J3j;o    3��-93��   84,059 3i8,S��i   153.439  460,940 697,404 837,66* 983,8/7   1,171,430 1.133,017 1,359 060   ,148^.W  ���037.544 '.043.837  364..850 34,1.370  33,666        7V*40 21.690 I  30S68   8,84.?f  'y ^m  ttrfyS.  Wl  '���,-Jil  -* 'I  4.1  ���Vi  ���" -.  1    * k       i  <?��yi  fM  w  SB5g5BSBS?J5a-ii? Sc5eSBS2SaSKc5c5rZSa5cSaS^ WH  14  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOPNiv   �� r  'SOAP'  Tiie finest fabric U  not too delicate to  b* Mlely washed with  Sunlight Soap. When  otber soaps have Injured  yonr Dlnens  and faded  tbe coloured  things, remember tbe  word Sunlight,  The Phoenix Pioneer  Aac* Bo��o6ary Mining Jewaal,  ELEVEN VESSELS EQR  A CANADIAN NAVY  taauaB m a*Tinu>A*ia ��* tf ���  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  'a>��va-oanrrx. a.'c.  )Bsalsaaa oOoc Mo. 14.  afaaagttr-a rtaVtaoet, Me.  it*  m^^m.^*^*.  ia IW ADTAjrCS.  etsitawUM..  ..fa.m  Tata* Baft*  . f.as  ��40  Ti ALFRCO LOVE. MAfMM*.  Saturday, January,22, 1910  Last year an effort waa made to*  wards the securing of a government  - appropriation, for. t,h,e building of anew  school in ^hpenUfbut t;he old ;delapi-  dated. 1 educational' barracks stilly-* remains to the discredit of the city. ^  The location of the present, school  if.i.Q itself sufficient reason forjnunedi.  aVsactiot".   lU.proprimity to the con-  tiawpui Doiseof the ore crushers^isnot  ;��� otf y dishtearteninK-to the teachers and  - detracts the attention of pupils,' but is  ���a^ouslj-jntertenng.with the work of  thg-^tjitulion. jfho.buildinR sis also  ajfcncofanctantdays, requiring con  slant repairs, and is entirely out of  date for a city of Jhe, importance, of  'Phoenix..It.onlyaccommodates abt^ui  twe^hirds pt:ther-pupils pn the j*oll,  making it necessary-for the trustees to  secure rooms elshwhere in the city 'for  the other pupils. *��� '   ,"  The legislature opens, its sessions in  Victoria):pext. week,, and' the, present  appears an opportune time for- -united  effort on the part of the city council,  the board pf trade and school trustees  itt.cecuring a.grant from the government, to supplement^ a grant from' the  city,'for'the construction of proper  school accommodations in- Phoenix.,'  _. The Phoenix school district includes  lQcaj mining properties, none of, w-hiqb,  ���HMmtbcmty, and contributes -thousands of dollars each year to tha prov-  incisl^treasury, and there is no reason  w^yr'f/generous grant should npt-,,b��  forthcoming for tb,ebuilding of a new  school. - 1  ��� If the matter is placed in the hands  of dbr local representative and apg-  mented by resolutions. fromn" local, gov;  erping bodies, .there it no doubt, it will  receive due' consideration, at Victoria  Premier   Laurier   Announces  Government's Plans  Sir Wilfrid Laurier has announced  the government's plans for the pro  posed Canadian navy. The Dominion's initial navy shall consist of eleven  vessels to cost upwards of $11,000,000,  instead of seven vessels as semiofficially announced some weeks ago.  The eleven vessels will be made up  of four 'cruisers of the^ Bristol class,  armored^ one, of the ,Boadjcea,  small  protected  crusier class, and  six  destroyers of the improved  river class.  Sir Wilfred explained that ordinary de  stroyers were not good sea craft as  a  rule and the improved River class were  esteemed for their seagoin capabilities.  The initial expenditure for'construc  tion will be about $ 11,000,000.   Expressing the'hope that it would be possible to construct the navy in Canada,  Sir  Wilfrid "explained  that it would  probably cost  35 per  cent  more  to  ouild ships on this side of the Atlantic.  The bil|,>hich'Sir Wilfrid introduced  and which'is'entitled   "An  Act Respecting the Naval Service of Canada,"  follows the lines of the ,Militia act, one  principal difference being that the Canadians cannot be compelled to serve  in the, navy under any circumstances,  the service being entirely voluntary.  The governor-incouncil will have  authority to send the fleet anywhere  and be available mobilization in the  event of -��� war or real or apparent  -danger, the only reservation being that  on the dispatch of thefleef under these  circumstances, parliment, if not silting,  must be immediately called.  PREPARATIONS AT>VICTORIA  Victoria, Jan. 12.���Arrangements  have been practically completed ��� by  the British Columbia Marine Railway  company for,ample financial aid from  British capitalists for the'increases proposed to.tbie plant of .the Esquimalt  shipyards in anticipation1 of the construction of -the proposed Canadian  navy.1 Thernaval till will provide a  differential clause infavor of Canadian  .builders Df 33 5^.per cent, over other  shipbuUders^and: the local .company  expects to secure the construction of  some ofthe lour, cruisers .of the Bristol  class, one of. the Boadicea class and  six .destroyers" which are to form  Cahada's ^ new navy, divided on the  Atlantic'and Pacific.  PROVINCIAL.  The laudable effort of instituting a  locsrschool for the education of the  employees of the -mines, and others  should receive the ^encouragement of  citizens generally. The teaching b,  English to those from foreign coun.  tries forms an important department,  but there ore also many ��� men in Phoe-  > Rtfsrattlnc Prtltabla,  The matter of reforesting'waste lands  is 6ne>that is: more and more occupying the attention'of men' everywhere.  Not only is the conservation of natural resources important, but if one may  use the expression, the creation of  natural resources is also important.  The question of reforesting has been  discussed considerably and starts have  been made in several parts of Canada,  especiajlytin Ontario. *  To encourage the people of this  country in this' work and to show the  great benefits, the following facts, supplied,, by,'. Dr.��� Fernow, .dean of the  School of Forestry, are interesting and  instructive, as to the work in this line  being done in France.  ' In' France during the last' 60 years  2,300,000 acres of waste lands of vari  ous description have been planted to  forest,, at a total expenditure of about  $16,0,60,000! The annual net revenue  of these plantings at present is figured  ,at $10,000,000.' That is to say, the  (property represents now a value of  $135,000,000, at 7 per cent. The in��  teresting thing in this relation is that  most of the planting was done by private and municipal enterprise, the  'government' assisting only indirectly  by expert advice, road building and  easements. The government itself did  plant 200,000' acres of blowing sands,  worse than those of Ontario.;   It spent  it  \  1  ���.f)  Nelson's bonspiel opens on Jan. 24.  George Hedley died in Moyie from  an overdose of cocaine.  Lord Kitchener will visit British  Columbia next summer.  Moyie will two send two hockey  teams to Rossland Carnival.  J. H. McM ullen has been appointed  government agent at Prince Rupert.  The Canadian Alpine club is asking  the provincial government for a grant  of $1,000.  The establishing of jnvenile courts  is receiving the attention of the provincial anthorities.  Charles Wilson, K.C., and A. P.  Luxton, K.C., have been appointed  special commissioners to revise and  consolidate the provincial statutes.  It is believed the ledge has been  struck in the Aurora mine, at Moyie,  where development work has been  carried on for a considerable length of  time.  The New Westminster mayoral chair  that W. H, Keary has filled during his  eight years as chief magistrate of the  Royal city has been,presented to him  as a souvenir of his mayorality.  The complete returns of the Local  Option vote taken in British Columbia  show that the votes obtained, fall 1,388  short of the 50 per cent of the total  vote for candidates, which is necessary  in order to enable it to carry.  Municipal matters are in a dilemma  at Fernie. The mayor and aldermen  of the former council went on strike  and the'offices could not be filled  As matters now stand another nomination and election will require to be  declared.  *���"���'  AMD  Cold-Sores  Are your handa chapped, cracked  or tore? Have you "cold cracks"  which open and bleed when the skin  ia drawn tleht? Have you a cold  aore, frost bite, chilblains, or a "raw"  place, which at timet makea It agony  tor you to go about your houaehold  duties ? If ao, Zam-Buk will give you  relief, and will heal the iroat-damaged  akin. Anoint the core placet at night,  Zam-Buk'a rich healing eatencea will  alnk into the wounda, end the smarting, and will heat-quickly.  Mr.. Yallen, of Portland, save : "My  handa were ao aore and cracked that it  waa agony to put them near water.  When I did ao tliey wonld ainart and  burn aa if I had acalaed them.  I teemed  Juite unable to get relief from anything  put on them until I trie I Zam-Buk,  and it auoceeded when all elae had  failed. -It closed the big eraoLa, gave  me ease, soothed the inflammation! and  in a> very abort time hciled my handa."  Zam-fiuJk at��� eurtt chafing, rathti, wtnUr  Kima, tnltt, utcirt, fttUnng totti, ton heailt  and back; abmutf, yxmplu, ring-worm, ��(c.  eutt, burn; bmiut, tcaltlt, tprminl. 0/ all  druggitU and rtorM, or pa<t jttt Jron th* Zam-  BuxCo., Toronto.   Prtce 10c a box.  amBuk  I DEANE'S HOTEL i   DANNY DEANE, Proprietor  3  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by  hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation  of the public. Everything Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date. Meals  served at all hours, special' attention being given the  Diningroom.  Centrally Located on the Bridge, Fifth Street, Phoenix.  STBAM   HEATED. ELECTRIC   LIGHTING. TELEPHONE   48  =3  ^uiUiUiUiUiUiiiiu^uiUiiii^tUmiiiiaiUiUiu^iaiUiU^  ��ft^&*afe*P��a^^  DRAYING  Of all  kitida  promptly  at-ahdeV  to.    Rapid  ExpreBH and Bandit-  Tiansfer.   Careful attention to i'.  orders. Phone ArW  JAHES G. ricKEOWN  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Lite and  Central Ageo ,  Accldea insurance.  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  *"i-xl rtwot to McKae Hro��  - nob Hill  \v*nue.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  oiJt.who{iavenot had an opportunity pn this work $z,6oo,ood.    Lately,  of attending school in their younger so|d one-half of the plantations for the  .days. Reading, writing, spelling and  .;SS*��tl*a��t*tic are the principal subjects  Jjeing taught at present, but arrangements have been made- for a department of instruction in bookkeeping,  shorthand- and stenography. Morning  and evening sessions are being held at  suitable hours for employees at the  raines and there is every indication of a  large attendance.  The. imports of the Dominion for  November show an increase of nearly  $��0,727,600 over those of the same  month last year, an increase of nearly  40. per cent. L'xports increased by  ^35,643,489, or about io per cent.  For the first eight month** of the cur  npit fiscal year the total trade was  %39.959��00��. an increase of $62,038,-  doo over the corresponding period last  year. The trade for November was  $7,3.15*.73'i ai��d ior ���*<* eight months  the total trade, was. $430,959,000.  . Cobalt police captured a herd ol  Wind pige in that city recently. There  Wuo fourteen in tbe bunco.  cost of the entire operation, with $130,  000 overplus, retaining the other  half;  which , costs,  therefore,  nothing.    In  the Landes, a marshy  sand  waste  of  2,000,000    acres,     the   government  forced   the   poverty-stricken   municipalities to drain and reforest,  permit  ting for the purpose of financing the  enterprise the sale' of some  portion**,  The result has been that the munici  polities have become rich in spite of  themselves.    The sale of some of the  land'to.private individuals, who thereby also assumed the responsibility. for  the   planting,   netted $2,7oo'ooo,  of  which only $315,000  was  needed to  reforest the  100,000  acres  remaining  in the municipalities' possession, which  like the 840,000 of private plantations,  are worth, based upon  their product,  in the average at least $5�� per acre.  ,  Th'js, out of a useless waste, a value  of $7,000,000 was created  by  intelligent policy.    .  ��� . . '       ,    '.'*..-"  Richest Couttry In tha Wert*.  Australia is one of the richest coun  tries in the world, so far as  natural .re  sources are concerned.    From the gold  mines of the commonwealth five hundred million pounds' worth of precious  metal have' been extracted and, during  1907 the value of the gold mined was  no less than {thirteen and one-halt-'mif-  lions sterling.  (The country seems capable of producing almost everything,  including -wine equaljo that' produced'  from the choicest vineyards, of France  and'Italyf, and pineapples, bananas and  mangoes   such   as .grow   in   tropical  America. " In North' Queensland alone  there are 150,000 acres devoted to the  growing of cane sugar; in hundreds of  districts crops of potatoes are produced  which   rival   those  of Germany  and  other districts dairying has attained dimensions rivaling'the record made   by  Denmark.    Australia has  an  area in  keeping with the variety of its resources,  exceeding as it does, the area of Great  Britain,    France, , Germany,   Austria,  Italy and Spain combined.  ' Sheatlnj Wltheat 1 Lleetae  G.- Warren, of Spokane, who recently spent some time up the St. Mary's  river, shooting, has returned to Spokane  a poprer, and wiser man. - Whilst out  hunting he was encountered by Jim;  Bates, the district game warden, who  demanded sight of his license. Warren  had ommitted to supply himself, with  |this needful article prior to slaughtering British Columbia game and as a  consequence he appeared before Gold  Commissioner Armstrong and contributed the sum of $105 to the provin  cial treasury.  - Mawipiper Advertlslng  John -Wanamaker once said to. a  young business man who sought his  advice:" "I owe my success to newspaper advertising^ 1 know that I can  reach the eyes of more purchasers  that way than in any other," There  is a whole business sermon in those  two sentences. The secret of successful newspaper advertising is threefold:  First, in,having the goods that people  want; second, the price; third, the  ability to attract your readers. And  the way to attract ..them is to ��� follow  Mr. Wanamaker's advice and use the  newspapers���they are your salesmen.  The Gnataat Riekel Mint It the World.  A description of what is claimed to  be the greatest nickel mine in the  world appears in the "East and West."  The mine is located at Creighton, some  twelve miles west of Sudbury. Creihg-  ton mine is very widely famed, being  indeed, the greatest nickel ore deposite  known in the world. It is claimed  that, about two-thirds -of the whole  world's supply cf nickel is mined there,  so that when'we consider that by far  the greater part of nickel used at the  present time is^ .utilized ,in making  .irmor-plating for the great battleships,*  iwe. begin to understand -how dependent the little population of Creighton  is-upon the aggressive naval* policies of  the powers of Europe, -and* the'other  ambitious nations of the present day.  Elecrtical power is used in  mining,  transmitted from the High Falls, about  twenty miles west.    Th,e power house  with its motors, powerful apparatus,  is  an -interesting - spot for anyone who  likes machinery.    The warehouse and  office building is of red  brick and  is  spacious and well   lighted.    The dry,  or clearing-up room for tbe employees,  is a feature very   worthy  of  mention.  This  "dry,"  is a large,   well-lighted,  brick  building, ��� in  which   employees  j may procure a roomy and ..well," ventilated locker for his changes of clothing.  Then, conveniently situated,   are several long enameled  troughs  supplied  ,with hot and cold water, and  perhaps  .best of all, at one end of the building,  are several, refreshing shower, baths,  a  luxury which we Students have learned  [to prize in our university gymnasium.  1    The rock-houses,   two  in  number,  are high frame structures, at  the edge  of the pit. into which the ore is raised  from the mine in "skips," or little cars,  which  are hoisted   up   the   inclined  tracks.    In the rock-house the ore  is  crushed, picked over, and loaded upon  the railway cars, and then taken to. tbe  smelter near Sudbury.    After the ore  is crushed, it  passes along on wide  belts, close by which the rock pickers  stand or sit to pick out the refuse rock  and ieave the richer' pieces to pass  onto the chutes and into the railway cars  beneath.    As many as thirty cars  of  ore per day are shipped, and each   car  is worth about one thousand dollars to  the company.  When one looks down to the dizzy  depths of the open pit he can only  form a. vague idea of its size. It is  very large, and is now, open to the third  level, which means' that the bottom of  this open pit is three-hundred feet   be  S-   O'HANLEY  SHAVINi; PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Phoenix, B. C.  Miners Barber shop  LOWER  TOWN.  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge, No.30  A   F.and A. M.  R��Kinar communication 8 p. in.     He  ond Thuraday ofeach month.    '  KSeTF*;��* S'^S!" �����c��lled;Maaonl��  Hall, McHult Block.  W.S COOK  Secretary.  K.3. FRASKR  W.M.  mamm  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  I. O. O. F.  8NOW8HOK LODOH NO. ift  Mccta every MouiUy J*vcn!ng  at Mioera' Hal  (Milting brethren cordially InTlted.  IOHM C. TAtT, Noble 'iraud  W. A. Cickakd, Fin Secv.  W. A. Coox, Record.   Secy.  u  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Ggars  As wc ship direct in Carloads, we  can  make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  Jas. McCrcath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.   .  t��tfN*t*tftaJiM0t4e-^^  *****  PUMIIM mt  UNDER NEW  MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CUSS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, DRAYING, Etc., at Reaton-  ab'e Rate*.'  Wt alt* te Platte tad Sailed aa Oppertaalty  ORY WOOD IN ANY QUANTITY. . .  McElroy Bros, saaausi.' phoenix, B.C.  AERIE   NO. 158  Meetaln UntouHail  Friday evenlng-a  Vlaltlng-    brother*  alwaya welcome  .��. Mclver, 'w. P.  C  McAstockbk  W. Sec  K.oiP.L0D.,E,No.28   PHOENIX, -B.C.   Meets every Tuesday  Ev.-nso at.7.30   :  Sojouralag; Brotheta Cordla'ly  welcomed. .  U. McCKACKEM.C.C.  Icomed.  F. C. GRAHAM  K. of a. a.  WOOD  First-CIass Fir and Tam-  aracWood,$5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  V  EGGS!   EGGS!   EGGS!  Choice Selected Large ���' Ontario " Eggs.  These are admitted to be equal to "New Laid" or "Ranch" Eggs.  We are giving special prices on case and half-case lots.  P. BURNS & Co.,L,d Phoenix, B.C.  puoxe no. a  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  Thole B32  Johnson k Anderson  way  low this, hidden from the daylight, and  Judicious advertising is the only real j extending another hundred   feet  into  to "stir things  up." the bosom of the earth.  More-than :ten   per cent,   of the  deaths 'occurring last year id Vancot*  ver a te" Ascribed to iubtrculosifl;  Woman's Power  Over Man  Woman'a moat glorious endowment ia tho power  to awaken and hold the pure and honest lora of a  worthy man. When the loaea It and Mill loves oa,  no one in the wide world can know tha heart afnov  the endures. The women who avOtrs from weakness and derangement ot her tpeoial womanly organism soon loses the power to sway the heart of  a raaa. Her general health aaffert and tho loaes  her good looks, her attractiveness, her amiability  and her power and preatigeM a women. Dr. R.V. Piert*, rf Buffalo, N.Y., with  the assistance of h��a ataff of able phytiotant, haa prescribed for and cured manr  thousands of women. Ha has devised a successful remedy for woman'a ailments. It is known aa Dr. Pierce'. Favorite Prescription. It ia a positive  specific for the weaknesses and disorders peculiar to women. It puri6es7regelates, strengthens and heals. Medicine dealers tell it. No honttt dealer will  advise you to accept a substitute in order to make a little larger profit.  ECONOMY IS PROMOTED  By the systematic and judicious care of money  By making frequent deposits in the Interest Department  By carrying an account in the Business Department  ' and paying for everything by check.  THIS PLAN  Curbs wasteful expenditure  Keeps an accurate tab upon outlay  EascB business transactions  Advances business prosperity  Alwaya helps business men  BEGIN TODAY. hoT TOMORROW OR LATER. ASK HOW NOW  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Savings Bank Department at All Offices   '  87 Branches Throughout Canada 87  CORRESPONDENTS  ALL OVER THE WORLD  Furniture  Insight  JS not essentially an attribute of wealth;  people of less affluence  often have the real sense  of artistic values. For instance the home of plenty  isn't always the most  beautiful. A less pretentious reception room may  be ever so much more  pleasing-, surely more inviting. The sort of furniture that adds the right  touch of harmony is the  kind we sell. Easy chairs  and antique pieces of rare  design, Dainty Dining-  room furniture, Royal  China Buffets, and Extension Tables. Catchy  conceits all, but not at a  prohibitive price. This  sort of furniture is lastingly satisfactory, and  that's what counts.  C. F. EDWARDS  COMPLETE LINE OF CARPETS, RUGS,  WINDOW SHADES, ALWAYS IN STOCK  H        Dr.  XT MAKES WEAK WOMEN ST&OWG,  SICK WOMEN WEU.  PSarrx'a PUsatot PtISata manlato %sd atnggtiisn Stomecb, Liver and Bewttt.  PRINTING  WHEN YOU WANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it properly you must  have experienced men. The Puosnix Pioneer  has the men, the material and the machinery to do  the work. Send us yonr next order for printing���-  no order too big, none too small, We do every--  thing in printing, and will give you satisfaction,  PHOENIX PIONEER  Founr-ed 1802���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WE8TMIN8TER, B.C.  Provides a Christian home lor etnii-  ��ntn of hoth sexes at moderate rates.  Haa a preparatory class for junior stnd-  nts, doing grade public school work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course (or M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is In  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Ruv. W. J. SippereU,B.A.,B.D.,Frinoi��  pal;or Bov. J. P. BowbIL, JBtumr.  E��  iV  j^fi*.^-  iH^fik.''!' ,'    ,    '  **tjj.iM��ittinjmujt��m,(iiu��naMn3;sa 'pHttmx-vipiiti!*] ?mtm;ae.  fnm  REMINDER  "THOSE WHO READ last week's notice about "ASAYA-NEURALL," the  new medicinal preparation for the relief of conditions of nervous exhaustion,  and who meant to ask for the free sample offered, may still obtain same upon  request to the undersigned.  The sample contains sufficient to definitely establish the value of this preparation in your case. ���  ASAYA-NEURALL  is  (TRAD* HA1I)  &BCOMMBNDBD  when a person, young or old, through overwork, worry, intense excitement, grief,  i alcoholic or other excesses, or from other recent or known causes, has overstrained  and exhausted the nervous system, and as the result, does not sleep well, wakes  up tired, is depressed, tearful, inclined to perspire at the least irritation, has  indigestion, lack of appetite, and is, to sum up in a phrase, entirely unstrung.  Such conditions are evident to everyone, and are common in every family, and can  by early treatment of brief duration by this preparation, with its threefold effect of  feeding the nerve tissue, enabling sleep to be obtained ana food to be desired and  digested, be quickly overcome.  LARGE   BOTTLES.   ��1.50  One bottle, taken three times a day according to directions, affords treatment  for about 40 days, all that is usually required for ordinary derangements of the  nervous system.  Samples and regular size bottles may be obtained from the following :^  JOHN  LOVE.  Prepared by DAVIS 4. LAWRENCE CO., Manufacturing Chemists. New York, Montreal and Shanghai  Phoenix  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in. its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer;  Is Recoc<* iied  by all   aa the  BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY.'  WHY ?    Because ita  manufacturer* employ  all of their energy to  the  turning out of a perfect  Beer from  the bflat materials obtainable.  PHONE 23  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC.  Phoenix   Brewing   Co.  laeal Optica la Oataria  At  t**e  recent Ontario elections a  vote was taken in many municipalities  for or against local option,   the ' result  being as follows:  Carried���Leamington, Bobcaygeon,  Acton, Allistbn,Teeswater, Ailsa, Ciaigi  i South Humphries, ��� Oiillia, Stayner,  j Beetou, Lobe ������ township; Dunfield,  j West Tilbury, Bayfield, Burford, New-  i market, East Gwillimbury, Collingwood  jWainfleet, Orangeville; Dunchurch,  ;Strathroy,    Eastor    township,      Gait,  Why 1900 Wilt llvs la History  Here are a  few reasons  why the  year just closed will  prove, a  memorable one:  1. The discovery of the North Pole,  ���Piobably the most dramatic event  of the year, bringing to a triumphant  conclusion more than three centuries  of Arctic exploration,, has been the announcement of the. discovery of the  North Pole. Within a single week of  1909 such announcements and claims  were made by Dr. Frederick A. Cook  and by Commander Robert E. Peary  of the United Stales navy. ���  2. Wireless Telegraphy.���In some  respects the most dramatic of all  events on the ocean, and the most  wonderful of all accomplishments of  science was the saving of the lives of  some fifteen hundred passengers in thc  Republic of the White Star line by  wireless telegraphy.  3. Great Ocean Speed.���The year  1909 has produced, by the steamship  Mauretania, the highest ocean speed  yet attained. The Mauretania's record is as follows: Eastward: Highest  day's run, 610 knots; shortest passage,  4 days, 13 hours, 41 minutes (short  track); highest average speed,; 25.89  knots (long track.) Westward: highest  day's run, 673 knots; shortest passage,  4 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes (short  track); highest average speed, 26.06  knots, (short track). The Mauretania  holds all eastward records for highest  daily runs, fastest passages, shortest  passages, and highest speed ; between  the Irish coast and Sandy Hook.  4..' Man Begins to Fly.���This same  year has seen moat wonderful ^demonstrations ofthe success of flying machines���not merely steerable balloons,  but machines that are heavier than air  and yet really fly in spite of this weight.  Prominent in many daring flights during the year have been: In America,  the Wright brothers; in Germany,  Count Zeppelin (with.his huge, metal-  covered dirigible balloon); and in  France, M/Bleriot (who was first to  cross the English Channel in a flying  machine.)  5. The Wireless Telephone.���Another wounderful achievement is the  ability to send the voice through space  without wires. With the wireless tele  phone, the voice produces electrical j  Stanley Cub Raeard.  The record of the Stanley cup  matches for the past ten years * ia as  follows:  1900���Shamrocks won A. H. A.  and Stanley cup. Shamrocks defeated  Winnipeg Victorias in three matches, 4  to 3, 3 to 2 and 5 to 4. Shamrocks  defeated Halifax Cresents, 10 to st and  n to o.  1901���Winnipeg Victorias defeated  Shamrocks, 4 to 3 and a to 1.  1902���Winnipeg defeated Toronto  Wellingtons, 5 to 3 and 5 to 3.  1003���Winnipeg lost two out of  three matches to Montreal, scores 1 to  o, o to 5 andVto'a. Ottawa won the  C.H.A. and the'eup. Ottawa defeated  Rat Portage, 6 to 2 and 4 to 2.  1904���Ottawa defeated Winnipeg  R. C. two out of three matches, 9 to 1,  a to 6 and 2 to o. ���''Ottawa defeated  Marlboros 6 to 3 and 11 to 2. Ottawa  deated Brandon 6 to 2 and 9 to 8.  1905���Ottawas defeated Yukon, 9  to a and 23 to 2. Ottawas defeated  Rat Portage two out of three, 3 to 9, 4  to a, 5 to 4  1906���Ottawas beat Queen's, 16 to  7 and 12 to 7. Ottawas beat Smith's  Falls 6 to 5 and 8 to 2.  1907���Wanderers took cup, winning  E.C. H. L. championship. Wanderers  defeated New Glasgow, 10 to 3 and 7  to 2. Kenora won from Wanderers, 4  to 2 and 8 to 6. Wanderers won from  Kenora at Winnipeg on points, 7 to 2  and 6 to 5.  1908���Wanderers defended the cup  against Winnigeg Maple Leafs, 11 to 5  and 9 to 3. Wanderers beat Toronto  pros., 6 to 4.  1909���Cup passed to Ottawa with  E.C.H.L. championship.  1910���Ottawas defeated Gait, 1 a to  3 and 3 to 1.  I Brampton,    Bruce,   Mines,   Renfrew,- -,..._,. .     .-,.,_.,..,:-      ,   . ���-,���  'cobden, Kingsville, South Colchester,  vibrations, and these travel h�����ghj��  v.uuuc 6 I do the electrical waves of wueless tele-  Phoenix  Greenw  opi Stage Line  L**ave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.l  4a it 1#i��n*a-f/\M*����       -wr*.   AAA    *#��       *-  lo*wertown,'io.ooa.m. J- Standard Time  l^eave   Greenwood      - ���      3.00 p. m.  J  I  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Ph'oswix Orrict,' With McRak Bbos., Knob Hill Ave.  GILLIS & LAING, Proprietors  ��� !�������� anwa*��C*ia�� *w^** m  1  ���  ;  FERROL  WILL  <  FERROL is a creamy emulusiori of Cod Liver Oil  with sufficient* flavoring to cover the fishy taste.  We recommend if highly, especially for the Cough  or Cold that has settled on' the chest. .*.������.�����  Price, One Dollar -per bottle  LOVE'SDRUG STORE  PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULIV ATTENDED TO.  UPPER TOWN        * PHOENIX, B. C.  t  Bargain Sale   :    IN   > :���  Chesley.  Defeated���Elora, Parkhill,. H olland,  Ayr, Vienna, Bath, Aurora, Burlington,  Hespeler, - Argus, Oakvtlle, Dutton,  Exeter," Fenelon Falls, Port Percy, St.  Marys, Delhi, Brantford, Turnberry,  Tiferton, Brussels, Meaford, Tictpn,  Tottenham, Clinton; Cornwall, Blythe,  Bingham, Hibbert township; ��� Georgetown, Bradford, Coburg, Port Hope,  Sauk Ste. Marie, Steelton, Carlton  Place, Maiden township, Peterborp,  Oil Shings, Dundas. .  graphy. One writer has expressed it  thus: "The difference is precisely that  between shouting to a man acros3 the  street and talking to him over the wire,  save that the radiophone hurls the  sound waves over greater . distances  than the unaided voice."  I. C. Mayara far 1910  The following mayors were olected  in the principal cities last week:  Vancouver-���L. D. Taylor.  North Vancouver���Mayor Day.  Victoria���J. A. Morley.  Nanaimo���A. E. Planta.  Nelson���Harold Selous.  Kamloops���J. T. Robinson.  Revelstoke���-Dr. Hamilton.  Cranbrook���J. P. Fink.  Phoenix���D. J. Matheson.  Rossland���John Martin.  Kaslo���J. W Powers.  Trail-^-G. F. Weir.  Greenwood���Duncan Mcintosh,  Grand Forks���Fred Clark.  Sandon���Dr. Gomm.  " Vernon���H. W. Husband. "  ! PE-RU-NA CHEERFULLY RCCCM^ENdED  FOR COLDS AND CATARRH.  \ A Frominent Canadian Gives His Expe-J  rience With, the Worl<l-Fanious  Remedy For Cntarrh.  -GhVonlc   Catarrh   Always   Begins  With An Ordinary Cold.  8�� Say* Dr. Hartman, the Greatest  Living Authority On Catarrhal Diseases.  ~* W  ;,,.  THE flift-fiff&tof * cold Is & thickening ��f 'the mucous membranes of  the nose and throat.  This givtf rlie to a dlscHar^c, or'at  laast a stuffiness of the nosul passages.  Sometimes fever accompanies tho first  'attack, also a tooling of languor, dullness and aching ofthe borios.  If no attention la paid toll, tho mucous  congestion is liable1 to spret-d d6wn"iulo  the larynx, producing hoaraendes "aud  Into the bronchial tubes, producing a  obugh.  -'E*tMfi~Whan this occurs, many people  pay no attention to it.  'Under such circumstances, tho congestion Is liable to becoirfo elirouic, producing; a condition of the mucous membranes known as catarrh. Catarrh lasts  an inilafTiTIEe  time. Catarrh  Is eimonUal'y a  -chronic condition ;��nd-. Joeet-notloavo except uome-  thlng is done to rcllcvo it.  Whatahould.be,done,.when.a person  catches cold la to take a tew dosea^of  Peruna;  Taken at -the onset, Peruna Wo61d  break up the cold and preyout all,tho  iraln of ay ntrp{omaTwlnchxU6Uallyr follow.'  But, oven in casus where tho cold has  been neglected... and hoarseness or a  cough has developed, Peruna can be  rolled upon to give' promp' ana" "per:  inanent relief.  The frequency of coughs and colds in  the winter makes Peruna-a popular remedy for-tKesersiImcnra. " '  A number of the beat people of various  feoun trios have given testimonials as to'  tlie value of Peruiis in such cases.  Followed Dr. Hartman's fluVlce���  Restored to Health.  ��� Mrs. Samuclle Yigneau, Arro-'an Bird,'  Isle do La Magdaltne, Canada, writes:  -'Iwritoto tell you that I am perfectly  well. 1 took only three bottles of your1  Peruna according to your adrice and  tho directions in your book and It restored myhealth."  C. II. IVrSctr, Ex-Warden of Comptoit  Co., Quebec, has bon/ii mayor 'of Scd'ta-  town for a nu::rbor of yeara. He la Itt  Influential rcsldont in Scotatown anM  widely known. '  lie writea concerning Parana. Beiil  hialotterbelowi  r  CURE COLDS-  PREVENT CATARRH.  C.~'lT.'PARKER  "I mid-several attacks of eolds  i"{rom time'io time and finally a  I severe attack developed into ���.-  tarrh.   ',  . "I wm advised to use youjrcele*  I bratod catarrh remedy, and after  tatiig- three'boWct-I find inyailf  completely cured, and I no longer  ���offer from catarrh or colds.  "I can cheerfully rocommeid  t Peruna lor colds and catarrh."  If Perunai had no other'modlelnat  Talno than the promptness wlth.wlilcB  it relieves common colds, it,would tti  well worth while for any family to ksajp  If In- tno-fcougtf conswn tly;  Ask Your Druggist fdr a Freff PerrJn* Almtntc for 1910  iV.v-n^'aa; rij-?./-^-  Here's a Hlritl  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   P.)  Certificate ��f laprertfl  seals.  Pbeealx Railway;TisiclaMe.  C.   P.   R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson^ 1.25 p.m.  Arrives     .'. .. ..500 p.m.  -     GREAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane     '    .. ..    9.00' a.m  Arrives     .. ; 5.00 p.m  IIAND-MADE   SHOFS  Call in and Let Us show  You the Quality of Footwear   WE   CAN   OFFER   YOU;  Shoes that will both Fit,  and WEAR   : : : : : : : : :  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  .A. T. TURANO, ProFaftetof  GOPPER  The ITew Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  .The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  in this new and greatly enlaiged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than the  Bitile���though not- necenBarilv a better  book because of its (������ eater bulk. It is  filled with FACT8 of vital iuiporance to  Vol. VIII. issued May, 1909, contains  1500 pages, with nearly 60 per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions and  on etatistich have been carefully revieed  and the bulk of the matter therein ia  ENTIRELY  NEW  There are 26 chapters.  Covering'Copper History, Geology,  Geography. Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining-, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brands. Grades. Impurities,  Alloys, Usee, Substitutes, Terminology.  Deposits by Districts States, Countries  nnu Continents; Mines in Detail, Sta  tistU-B of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.  The Copper Handbook is concededly  the  World's Standard Reference  Book On Copper.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent to  you, all carriage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to-be returned if unsatisfactory, or paiil for if it suits. Can  you affonl not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value <o you?  PRICE is $6 in buckram with gilt top,  or. $7.60 in genuine full library morocco.  WRITE" NOW to the editor add publisher,  Horace J. Stevens  36, Shelden BuiiDiNrii Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.';   ,'  Crtat Irltala tha Lsfldar  " England  is  the;, greatest  lending  nation in the world; the United States I ^        notick.  is the greatest borrowing nation," -Hti^^w^Si^^  District.        ������������'���.  Where located:���In Providence Cairip  TAKE NOTICE, that I, A. A. Mcintosh, Free Miner's Certificate No. B26468j  intend, sixty days from date hereof,  to  GOOD CREAM OR MtLK, such aa the PriOENIX JDAlRt ^RAND,^  the basis or a tempting meal. It make* everything* taste bettor.- Try it���  and you'll always bur it.    All milk is aereated before being Bold.  W. A. McKAt &, t^CJiNS,  'PNOltC E ti Ditrv-rjUD to- Au Pamts or nr'a Or  D.J.  I  HDBLITV    BONDS.  :,...,....���... COMMHMIO.yiCR    FOB   TAUNG  .    AWs-��  ACCIDaiWif."  3ti0urance Haent    ��� FU*T*   a*LAs*W  A FTIO A. VITS1,,,  PHOENIX,   B  m4  George Paisch, an Enlish statistical  expert, who is lecturing before the'  finance forum. "Both countries have  benefitted about equally from this arrangement," continued Mr. ' Paisch:  "The wealth of Great Britain is $1775  per capita and the figures are doubling  about once in 33 years. The wealth  of the United States is $1310 per  capita, and the figures will be doubled  in 20 years."  apply to the' Mining Recorder for a���Cer  tificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, mast, be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this Fifth day of January, A.D.  1910.  7-8 A. A. McINTOSH.  An Interesting Element  Advertising  An advertisement is like a story, it  is interesting according- to the telling.  If you write it, and the Pioneer  tells it, then there are two elements  of interest united���you know the  goods advertised, and the Pioneer  vouches for your intelligence with its  acknowledged veracity.  The people of the Boundary not  only rely upon the Pioneer, but respect those who obtain access to its  columns. Every-day readers of the  ���weekly Pioneer easily cultivate a  confidential acquaintance with even  its occasional advertisers.  It is all very simple, just as we  said, like the telling of a story. Be  the story ever so good, a great deal  rests with the teller. And a good  teller can do wonders with a good  story.  I     THE KING'S HOTEL! |  ��� "The Pride of the Bounaairy;-' ���  J                            PHOENIX, B.G. I  ��� Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and *  ��� cehtralfy  located,  culiiiery department   par  excellerlce* - and   Bar ;;���#  ��� stocked with'choicest liquors arid cigars, the King's is headquarters .-���  " for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms. 'J  The Kong's Grill  Short  Order  Meals  served  in  the   King's  GRILL   at all hours.  E. P. SHEX, Proprietor XV. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  Household Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundrying done at the Reco Laundry   ALL VORK  GUARANTEED  Hello 1  A io  Reco Lqundn/  THE  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  EST AB-CISHED    IN     1890.  THE MOST   PRACTICAL   HINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. <2r <&  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated,-on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. :        :        : :  ��3   PER  Y8AR-9AMPLB   ON   RBQTJKST  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles. California.  Ths Pioneer for Fin? Commercial Printing  w\  wm  f m  ��VV-  phoehix pioto, PHoenix, ���.��.  Why Freeze?  Even though'if be cold weather we can clothe you in garments  that will keep the shivers away. Try a suit of our ALL-  WOOL" VN DERWEAR and you will be surprised at thecom-  fort you have been" missing���and the price" is nominal.1; Our  -stock-of GENTS' CLOTHING is complete.    Let us'supply  . ��� .lv    * .1  your requirements.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS OF  LOCAL  AND  OBNBRAL .  ��� <* INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS. *  Tfiomas Brown  IRST-CLASS  DRY  WOODt;ZH for Sale  PHONE .... ...  E32  HI-   .  -, \r<'-<.':  t:;hi'r t-.e e"n tha n"'n.h'a l  r  February S to 12, 19IO  ROSSLAND  *,     -   ,���      ��� ' 4 *   '  - ���  ttnder the Auspices of Rossland Carnival Committee. Percy Hunt. Pres-  For Information Apply to H. P. WcCraney, Secretary.  SPLENDID   SPORT  . Handsome "Trophies,,,;' ���  ,    and prizes,'  A      GRAND^   PROGRAM  i ��� ���* '  From Tuesday Night until Sat.  urday Night. Reduced* Transportation Rates   ,    -. ,u  HOOKEY  Championship of B'-C. and In'  ternational Championship. Ski  Jumping; Championship of Canada. Skating; Chanpionship of  the" Province. Tobogganing,  Curling Bonspiel, Horse Races  and other" J events."' Masquerade  and Dance, Good. Music. lu���  .,  JDnanlanr] a  ��� 'j.��waiatm.U a  >      v.     .  .Annual     . Winter.* - . Sports  *��� f   *~ c �����*���*'-j;-*  }\   Vi  ���~ir��i  '���i^y  ; ��� is! our business and we, are     . here to please you.   The  ������.     next-time that you want  anv Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars  'CardsVDodgers---in fact," anything in PRINTING, phone 15;  ,S^yw THE PIONEE  'samples":;,: -'  �����.�� $,f   *j w-w����v  &?<?*���<&���  ?%&?  YOUF LAST CHANGE TO  BUY NORTH VANeOUVER  *S **    ��      "-> .< V,  'IS*  J't'r-  10TS AT LOW PRICES  $ 10 per month will  ^     secure you-a; t?arge ^  ~ .   Lot in the Coming    ~.,:;.  ;:"~     Gty q�� the coast if .  bought l^Ow^'.t*  ���*��� -  >-.**���    ��� ...-._  The Bylaw has been voted, to the Imperial Car  Shipbuilding,and, Drydock Corporation;, this will  mean an-empldyment of about 2,0.00 men, thus assuring an enormous payroll for North Vancouver. This  is only the begining of industry���the bridge * across  the Second Narrows is now positively assured.  For sale, good coal heater; apply at  Pioneer office.  Firstclass dry wood, any length, for  sale; phone E32.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C."  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in ihe city at R. Howell's.  The clothes-line theif is busy again,  and Brooklyn avenue residents are suffering.  Mrs. L. J. Stalls is on a visit to her  parental home in Walla Walla, Washington.  Watch foi the Scots with a sprig of  heather next Tuesday,���Burn's anniversary.  For cleaning and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for and  delivered.  The snowfall in Phoenix this winter  is said to be less than that for many  year's past.  R. L. Pickering has arrived  to sue  ceed 'A. Legault as  local   manager of  the B. C. Telephone company.  John Simpson, ex-principal of Phoenix school, was among the visitors  from Grand Forks on Wednesday.  Several citizens saw a hockey match  for the flrst time on Wednesday. Now  they are anxious for the next game.-  Mrs. J. Marshall's many friends will  be pleased to learn that she was able  to leave the hospital on Thursday.  The Tom Thumb mine in Republic  camp, is making regular shipments to  the British Columbia Copper smelter.  Nelson Carson is on a trip to Van  couver with the intention of returning  shortly to open up a business in Phoenix.  The Fraternal Order of Eagles will  give a dance in Miners' Union hall after the Greenwood Phoenix hockey  match on Feb. 2.  The next league hockey match for  the Boundary championship takes  place at Greenwood on the 24th inst.,  when Phoenix goes to that city. t'  Charles LePointe, on a charge of  vagrancy, ��as sentenced by- Magistrate Hood to one month in jail. He  was taken to Nelson on Tuesday.  T  A. meeting for the purpose of reorganizing Phoenix Fire Department will  he held in the city hall this (Saturday)  evening at eight o'clock*. All interested  are urged to attend, t  ' If you' are thinking of building* or  require building material of any kind  ���lumber,' shingles,' lime, brick���call  on me for figures , Phone A 44- C.  A. Ross.  Phoenix Hive, Ladies of the Maca-  bees, will give a St. Valentine's ball in  Miners' Union hall on February 14th.  Werner's five-piece orchestra has been  engaged for the occasion.  Because of the vagaries of the calen  dar, Easter will   be celebrated  earlier  than usual this  year,  so  that  Easter  Sunday will fall on March 28, instead  of April 1 r, as it did last year.  Col." R. T, Lowery of the Green  wood,Ledge, came up the hill to see a  live city.* The principal excitement in  the smejter^city is the changing of location of the Ledge's financial headquarters.  C. G. Mahon, teller of the local  .branch of the E. T. Bank, is being  transferred to the Grand Forks branch  He is being succeeded as teller here  by E. E. ISvelyn, H. C. Manning arriving from the east this week to be  come junior.  It is proposed to have a winter carnival at Nelson in February at which  the British Columbia senior hockey  championship will be decided. In the  past, the provincial championship has  been decided at Rossland, but as the  latter city has no senior hockey team  this year, the change to Nelson is suggested. ,'  1* ���  On Saturday last,  the vote authorizing the  "North Vancouver Council to guarantee interest  on the bonds of the Imperial Steel Car,  Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Co., was passed by  the  people.     Results were:  For the by-law   347       '. ��� 1  Against     " 73 -,.-.���  Majority in favor 274  ��� V i  ;. SEE SPECIAL AGENTS OF THE  Dominion Stock & Bond Cora  poration of Vancouver, Lt'd  G^ Robinson, Kings Hotel r  H. W. Averill, Brooklyn Hotel  Call And See Us.  Judge Williams was in Grand Forks  Wednesday.  The local ice harvest is now in full  swing, the ice coming from smelter  lake.  Team work of all kinds promptly  attended to; apply to W, W. Miller,  phone E32.  Charles E. King left Sunday to join  the Colonial Tourists, who played here  last week, as pianist.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office in the bank block, Phoenix,  from the 10th to 13th inst.  See D. J. Matheson about housekeeping rooms in the McArdle & Anderson block, First street, upper town.  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifles.  Working in one of the lower levels  of the Snowshoe mine last Saturday,  R. McLeod fell a distance of five feet  and broke his leg. Being alone at the  time he climbed steps, a hundred' feet  to the surface unaided, dragging the  injured member.  W. A. Williams superintendent of  Granby smelter, was in town with  Grand Forks curlers Wednesday even  ing, and on Thursday morning took a.  trip through the big mines with Acting  Superintendent Campbell. It was  several years since Mr. Williams last  took a trip through Granby mine** and  he naturally saw wonderful changes.  The Grand Forks Gazette lends its  columns to dirty hockey when it  blames the Phoenix team for a "regrettable incident" in the recent game  in that city. Lang, the, Grand Forks  goal keeper, was alone entirely responsible for the incident referred to. We  are only intimating this for the benefit  of the public and not for the purpose  of opening any'controversy���though  we are here 'with the goods, and can  prove it with Grand Forks residents.  One time some pne asked Mr.  Wanamaker why he considered the  newspapers - the greatest and best  "poller" for the' merchant. He said:  '���As I have spoken before, newspaper  advertising is the secret of my success.  Each copy is a salesman calling attention to the stock of the advertiser.  How many homes are there today  where the first thing they do is to look  at the merchant's advertisement,  whether it is the clothier, dry goods  man or the furniture dealer? Let, me  tell you, my son, any successful advertiser in the press can answer that question, and can answer if mighty optimistically, too."  An enjoyable little birthday party  was given at the( home of J. G. Mc  Keown on Wednesday evening, when  Aijsses Annie and Mabel McKeown  entertained their girl friends. Early  in the evening the entjre party were  given a jolly "lallyrhb'' sleighride to  Greenwood and on their return an  appetizing luncheon was partaken of,  which was followed by games and  other amusements for a couple of  hours. The guests were: Misses  Mauvey Bateman, Laurel ' Pickard,  Florence and Edna Swanson, Flossie  Graham, Bessie Heidman, Marjorie  Elkins, Jessie Pierce, Kathleen Carson,'  Ethel Anderson, Kathleen and Evelyn  Draisey, Elma, Set ma and Annie Hen-  drickson.   * '  By combination of wireless telephone  and the dictograph, an instrument  which picks up the smallest sounds,  a season of "wireless opera" is to be  given in New York theatres.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power  Co., Limited.  NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN that  at a meeting of the Board of Directors  held 011 tho 4th inst., the following  resolution was adopted:  " Rkbovtbd : That for the purpose of  providing the funds necessary to meet  outstanding obligations of the Company,  arid for other corporate purposes, Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred 8hares of  the capital Btock of this Company now  in the Treasury be issued.  "The privilege of subocribing for said  clock at > Eighty-five dollars [$85] ner  share is hereby offered to stockholders  to the extent oif Ten Per Cent, of their  respective holdings, as.they shall stand  registered on the books of the Company  at 3 p.m. on January 20th, 1010, pror  vided the privilege be exercised on or  before Febuary 21st, 1010, on which  data the privilege will cease."  NoE-fnuur Fowmcb, Secretary.  New York, January 0th, 1010.  LESSORS NOTION  NOTTCE IS HEREBY GIVEN the  business men and public generally, that  I have leased the Dining Room of the  Dominion Hotel to J. L. Clark from  month to month, to be conducted at his  expense. Neither the Dominion Hotel  nor myself will be liable for any expenses or debts /contracted by the said  Jr. %,. Clai*. ���       ,  -~.Tt ��� g/X. B. aaonorManag?r.  Cirt ��l Thaiks  Mrs. Brougham and'family desire to  express   their   gratitude   to  the   em  ployees of the Snowshoe mine for their  liberality in subscribing $98 00 in this  their hour of need.  ^ Brills!- Elections  The great political contest which  has been going on in Great Britain for  some weeks is now drawing to a close?  The result of the vote taken to date is  sufficient to indicate that the govern  ment will be returned with nearly as  large a majority as they previously had  Fighting Joe Martin, the old political  war horse of British Columbia and  Manitoba, was elected for St. Pancras,  a London constituency. Following is  the result of the vote up to Thursday :  Unionists    163  Liberals    .   137  Labontes....      5^  Nationalists..;.......'....,   20  Shots at Passing Stwtows  The amateur hockey player is now  studying the advantages of ' paraffin  wax as a substitute for noses.  Well, what not tax unmarried ladies?  All luxuries are taxed.  And now a  Phoenician  appears in  the role of " King of the Rajahs."  ���  It is stated the local provincial constable has designs on the stage.  Tha,t ladies' hockey team in Grand  Forks should do wonders.  *  A violinist in a Scotch show this  week played "Turkey in the Straw"  as an encore to Scotch airs.    Next I  '���  When a young couple are married  they are made one, but it takes some  time to find out which one.  *  A wire from Quebec states that W.  Xerxes McDonald addressed an audience of 27,000 people at the state  capital yesterday on the B. C. political  situation.  The iMrti' Oaau  Curling in the Pitcher Leiser competition goes merrily on the local rink,  the rinks skipped by R. J. Gardner  and G. L. McNichol being still unde  feated. Following is the standing of  the rinks to date:  McNichol won 6 lost o  Gardner       "    5    "  o  Marshall      "    4      "   a  Strutzel        "    2.   ..."   2  Birnie "    2    "3  Smith "    2    "3  Hunter        "    1    "3  Brown "    1    "4  Sherbino     "    o   "3  Campbell  Mr. Sunk at lb* Cms!  O.'B. Smith, Jr., superintendent of  the Granby mines at Phoenix, and H  J. Macdonald, one of his engineers,  are at the Hotel Vancouver. He expects to make a number of visits to the  coast this spring in order to examine  mining propositions. Mr. Smith has  been connected with the Granby company for many years. Mr. Smith is a  graduate of the Massachusets Institute  of Technology.���Vancouver Province.  Watchi Repairing  We are now in a position to do first-class  work promptly, and at a reasonable price.  Our watcmaker has had years ot experience  on English and American watches.  We can replace any broken part with an  exact duplicate made by the factory that  made tlie watch, of "if it is' an old style watch  we can make the missing part ourselves.  Also Jewelery, Repairing and Manufacturing Nugget  Jewelery made to order. We have a large selection of  Nuggets just from -Alaska. WORK THAT WILL  STAND COMPARISON     PRICES RIGHT.  E.    A.    BLACK,    THE    JEWELER.  j Mlalaf R*eaf4s  The following are'the locations, certificates of work," bills ,of sale, etc.,  recproed at the office of the Grand  Forks mining' division' for the past  week:  -   1 -LOCATIONS  Frisco fraction,' Greenwood camp,  relocation of Frisco, Lizzie Walsh  No. 22, VVellington camp, Eric ��  Jackson. No. 33, Wellington camp,  W. W." Carter. No. 44," Wellington  camp,' Thos. Roderick/ * Stella fraction, Silmmit camp, relocation o  Centre Star fraction, J., W. Libby.  Freddie, McRae creek, relocation of  Red Jacket, R. McRae. Jupiter'  Summit camp, relocation of Rex,  Michael Bellefontaine. -  CpRflFfCATES OF WORK.  Copper, Franklin camp, Gelinas et  al. Riverside, Franklin -ramp, Gelinas et al Franklin camp, Gelinas et  al. Willis fraction, Summit camp,  Alex Rogers.' Sutherland, 4" years,  Sutherland camp, Ferdinando 'Bruno.  Sure Thing, 2 years, Summit camp, G  R. Pierce. Viola P., Summit camp,  G. R. Pierce. Jim Hill, Summit camp,  G. R. Pierce. St. Joseph,' Central  camp, H. Johnson. Monte Christo,  Seattle camp, E Clark. Joe - Joe,  Wellington camp, J J. Bassett. Iron  Clad fraction, Wellington camp, survey,  B C Copper Co, Windfall, Wellington camp,, survey, Jame*s Drum.   *  gQNYEVANCES  1-2 Moirin, Summit camp, Jos  Buran to J. F. Cunningham. %  Buttercup, Franklin camp, J. B. Fee  to J A. Nelion. j�� Diamond and  Morning Star, Gloucester camp, John  Holm to Wm. Minion.  ; * CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENNS  Shirley fraction, Summit camp, Elsie  L. Clement. Golden Age, Franklin  camp, H. C. Kerman. Lucky Jack,  Franklin camp,.H. C. Kerman 8-12,  M. M. Kerman 2-12, Henry .Wo lin  1-12, David Shannon 1-12. White  Bear, Gloucester camp, H. C. Kerman,  8-12, M. M. Kerman, 2-12, Henr)  Wotlin, 1-12, David Shannon, 1-12  I.X L., Franklin camp, James Mc  Ardle, 424, John' McLaren 5-24,  8 24, A. L. Whiteside, 6-24, Frank  McFarlane, 1 24.  >��� PERMISSION   TO   RELOCATE  Frisco,    Greenwood' camp,   Lizzie  Walsh. ''  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY IM9 ORE BEC0RD  Sblpoaeals and Smeller Receipts Par Year to  '   Dale.....'';.. ���  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary apd Kootenay, arid  the receipts of pre at .the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for into to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS.    .       WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary ..'.36,220       52?6o6  Rossland' ' 3,420        9t\&&  Ea6t Columbia River   1,121 2,045  Total.. .42,'j,o       90,330  SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby....... ....26,572       52,606  B.C. Copper Co.  Trail   - ;.-Totals,.,,;.  10,225  6,156  19.845  17,062  iV-4��>i>si'-"8*5*3  |. O. O. F.  8NOWSHOK LODGH HO.��  Meet* ����ry Monday S��ening\ ��t Miner*' U��V  VUltinK brethren cordially Inviteda  T A. Lovb, Moble Ormnd  ,   W. A. PiCKAM-.Fin 8ecv.  W. A. Cook. Record.   Secy,  FBOB*#f IF   ABR|B  NO. 188  Meetaln OnlonHal.  Friday evenings  . vlaltlng    brothcrf  always welcome  f. Tboroh, W. P.  Orrln D. Bosh.  :i: ��� ������. w. 8c  K.ofP.L0D(,E,No.28  ���-PHOENIX, B.C.���-  Meets every Tuesday  EvmosQ at 7.3Q...:    :  SojonrainB Brother* Cordlallj  welcomed.  W.X.NtBKIKS.C-.C,  R.H. McCRACKKN  ,��;. of a. t.  ���   -c.  WHEN YOU WANT  Pirst- Class  Tailoring  COME TO THE OLD RELIABLE  AND ONLY  TAILOR IN PHOENIX  R. Horrell  SPECIAL $45  OVERCOATS for $35  FR  H   JV1ri^rt  That pronounced presence of Rirh Cream is found onlv  in Purest Milk: That is'the-kinil we sell. We inv'te  you to become a judge by giving us a trial. Phone Orders  to E. 32, and same Will be proiftptly uttemled to and delivered daily.  W. A. Mc KAY?& SONS  Yott* Qppoytqnity  s*M****��m?  *--  Now is your chance to secure many of -the* little decorations  and requirements of the home at Bargain prices. We have  a large and varied selection-of articles left over from Christmas which we wish to clear, and are offeiing them at a big  reduction.    Buy yourself a'present now at half-price.  McR AE BROS., LTD.  STATIONERY      PAPERS ,    MAGAZINES  BY ROYAL WARBAMT, KILLERS TO H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES  What is meant by  "Protein' in flour?  "Protein" ia' food is tke food element that makes bone,- -muscle and  brain.  Pure flour contains" more protein,  in most useful.form,..than any other  food���but the flour must be pure.  Bran and shorts are waste^-if your  flour contains this waste, it is proportionately short in "protein."  Now, if you buy an inferior, poorly  milled flour, you are paying vfbr bran  and shorts, |iot^"l#tein,??vand to #ia��  extent you ^re waging money.  ROYAL HOUiBHGI^D FkQW  is milled to make it the #*&* in the  world: therefore it contains? most  protein, is most nourishing, iginost  economical to usig. ; : '  "  It pays the housewife to insist tipon  getting "Royal Household" 0?&$fr-  teed flour, instead of taking ^^rs$  flour which the grocer may l^jintei?^;  ested in. selling ,.' &W?''-'-7?*'.  Flown*.  I"*  IT '  -I- '>  ,f >y  i ���-"  gkSKb

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