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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 22, 1916

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 r^^tteiw^.. ��� w.||:  The largest coppor mines in  the Dominion;are situated  at Phoenix. The Gianby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000: Two railroads  afford access to the city.  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  A NICHT WAS  SPENT WF BURNS  Lads and Lassies o' Tam  and Tartan Celebrated  Fittingly  A nicht wi'- Burns was fittingly  celebrated Friday when local Scots  and friends gathered in   the   K.   P.  the speech short," is an axiom of  Mr. Brown's, "that merriment may  last the longer."  The heather will bloom and die  on many a hillside once again before next Burns' night, but we impatiently await the return of the date  to spend a wee muckle o' time wi'  Scotland's lads and lassies again.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  The Woman's Patriotic society  will hold a whist drive on Wednesday,   January   26.     First  prize  for  hall to shake a foot and sing a lyric j ladies" will be a   knitted  shawl;  the  in honor of Scotland's bard.  That the committee lived up fully  to advance press notices goes without saying. Tom Brown carried off  the honors of chairman with degage  grace born of long acquaintance  with the event in years past.     "Cut  second prize a set of doilies. Prizes  will also be awarded the gentlemen.  Admission will cost one pair of  wool socks. The event will be held  in the Oddfellows' hall, and will be  followed with a supper and an informal dance.  ���   *    "��������� ,*���..���*      *  Special Announcement  We beg to advise our friends and patrons   that   the  Cold Weather now enables us to buy our Fresh Meats  in quantities;.that means a lower cost, and therefore.  can supply you at very attractive prices for prime stuff:  CHOICE STEERS t HEIFERS  ,   Fore Quarters, 14c.;       Hind Quarters, 17c.  PORK (Grain Fed) Half or Whole Hog. 15c-  M UTTO N  Nice Young Stock, by side ..... 22c.  In our Produce Department we arc stocking. very  superior goods, such as  Shamrock Creamery Butter  40c.} Very Ctaoitx; 14 lb. Box, S5.2S  WAMROOKHAMS; ��*����*;"��� T ��    - ,; \; -.^ .,  JMAMROCKANDOOMINIONBACON  ���eLEOTED EOQ8, 40c per dozen  SHAMROCK,LEAF LARD, 5 1b. Pail, SI.OO  SAUERKRAUT, 15c. per lb.;  2 lbs.-for 25c  OYSTER SELECTS, 50c. Pint  Opportunity will be afforded  the   audience   attending    the  rousing military farewell concert in the opera house, Monday evening to gaze upon  the  living statue ofthe femine ex.  pression  "Cute," in the   fine .  British bull dog, mascot of the  Independent Company of Rifles  According to   Military   Police  Constable Daley, he is a direct  descendant of an independent'  ancestor,   who   distaining  the  company of a German dashund  in the ark, jumped overboard  and swam to Mount Ararat, a  classical   countenance   suffering in  cousequence from   the  effects   of    rheumatism.     He  will be seen in the tableaus.  The Hobo Mining Co., Hedley,  has let a contract for 100 feet of  tunnel. This is the longest tunnel  contract awarded in the Similkameen  this season.  Shipments from the -colliery of  the Princeton Coal & Land company  run from six to seven carloads every  train day, or about '20 carloads  weekly. It is expected the output  will be increased by 50 or 60 tons a  day within the next month  weeks.  Another Top-Notch Event  Under Auspices of The  W. P. S.  or   six  '*r* ****i.  NINETEENTH ANNUAL 'SPIEL  IS NOW IN FULL SWING  *A*i^  King of Winter Sports Brings Out Good Points in  Man and Game ��� Spectators and Rinks Wax  Warm and Are on Keen Edge of Enthusiasm.  As much as j��l 16 was paid for  American refined copper recently in  London by the government for the  manufacture of munitions. To prevent speculation in this metal the  minister of munitions has notified  consumers that they must not purchase more than 50 tons of copper  in one lot. Manufacturers are supplied by the government at the rate  of;��lOO a ton.  A promising strike of high grade  ore was made last week at the  Fidelity, near Gerrard, according  to S. A. Hunter, of Kaslo. The  ore body is reported to be eight  inches" in width, but not enough  work has been done on it to gain  any-idea of its extent. The samples  appear to carry high values, and  have the indications of being rich in  antimonial silver. Property is being operated by Rady and Merri-  weather.*  In speaking of the work going on  in' the Omineca gold district where  he spent last'summer, Dave' Purvis  Once again that energetic and  tireless band of workers, the Phoenix Woman's Patriotic society, have  entered the field for the purpose of  adding to their funds.  Monday, February 3, is the date  set for their ice carnival, and judging from the gusto displayed by  participants in this old-world fete  last year, rumors of costumes in  course of preparation this year bid  fair to eclipse any former prized  winning costume. *  Ring of steel on ice, merry laughter and a glorious galaxy of color,  combined with perfect lighting  effects, are sure to draw a big  crowd. Prizes are not lacking, as  a glance at the following program-  proves:  LADIES  Best-sustained character, cut glass*  dish;   best  dressed,   hand   painted,  plate; best comic,   silk   scarf;   best  skater, pair of slippe.s;  best,race,  pair of kid gloves. *.  GENTLEMEN  Best sustained"character,'box of  cigars; best d.rii-��sed, pair slipp :rs;  best comic', hidf dozen -handl er-  chiefs; best skater, box of cig trs;  best race, muffler. ,,-���.,*   v-,  -  CV1ILDRE.N���GIRLS^  t  -THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL BONSPIEL of the British Columbia  Curling association opeiiet oi~the~-r-7th under the most favor ible  conditions. "The weather was iJeil and the attendance good. Fii'een  rinks from outside points are as follows:  Nelson, 5; Grand Forks, 3; Trail,,2; Rossland, 3; Greenwood, 2.  In the first competition, tht. All Comers' match, Phoenix entered 15  rinks. " The com  ���'..*-* J- �����* - ���  ���'SSSft-H.r.'" >-s-' -'���'SB'-*A  '"In *tne Gran  every curler.     The ambition of a\\ seemed to be to take part in this.     Asja( P����r   prospect  for   the    ordinary I fa      can��j"  rink after rink went down to defeat, the attention   of  spectators   turned /p'acer miner.     There are, he thinks',  to the names composing rhe rinks skipped by A. T.    WaJJey   of  Nelson, /betterOpportunities ia the Ingeaica: i ��r> ��.��� *<-> ��.-r        ,. ,    ^  r " J "if.-   .t.   .      .._���-.,- '<r,.     *    . *> ���   IV to 12,-Tsi/ver button hook; 6 to 9.  /_.._ _ _ r '  coveted silverware.     After a hard fought battle, A. T. Walley of Nelson, /in1 the Omineca but he does not look  ���Best Comics���13 to 15, cocoa set;  P. BURNS & CO. LIMITED  The Big- Store  COLD WEATHER SUGGESTIONS:  These Cold Mornings a few Hot Cakes  go might good.  We have*��� _  Red Ribbon Buckwheat and  Pancake Flour  Peacock Buckwheat  101b. Sacks of Eastern Buckwheat  Flour  We also have a complete line of  Maple Syrup  PRICED FROM 50c. TO $1.50 A TIN  Call or 'Phone���Yo.u will be assured of the same  courteous attention.  won by a slight margin.  The next two events which attracted considerable  interest   was   the  contest for the Rossland and Trail cups.     As we go to press   the   above  events are being decided   between   A,   D.   Walley   or   Nelson,   and   S.  Patterson of Rossland, and for the Trail trophy between J.   P.   Campbell  and A. T. Walley.  Considerable interest was evoked in the contest for the possession  ofthe Grand Forks cup. . W. Johnson of Trail, is resting awaiting the  outcome of thesecond last game being stubbornly contested between  Strutzel and Smyth.  Last, but not least, among the events is the Greenwood trophy,  over which many a tussle has been waged. It continues with unabated  enthusiasm, and the final game is about to be played between Geo.  Evans' team and that of E. G. Smyth of Nelson for the possession of  ensigna of winner.  To all appearances Phoenix will.be unable to take possession of any  of the prized cups, but carried off several second, third and fourth prizes.  - In the Grand Challenge contest, P. C. McWha's rink, composed of  the following won the second prize: Gold mounted stick pins, donated  by Morrin, Thompson & Co. P. C.JVIcWha; skip; G. Kay, vice; F.  W. Fredericks, second; T..S. Quance, lead. Third prize was won by  R.J. Gardner's rink, Grand Forks, and the fourth went to A. F. Geddes'  rink, which also won the fourth prize in the Greenwood contest. Geo.  Evans* rink also won the third prize in the Trail contest.  The official referee was J. A. Morrin, who worked most energetically  throughout the contests and gave every satisfaction.  Geo. A. Hunter, of Nelson, the official score keeper, is the busiest  man in connection with the bonspiel; when it comes to method, he has  a Pari-mutual ticket selling machine beat six ways to the ace.  Buffet refreshments were available every hour of the night and day.  for much' activity io there until;  better transportation facilities are,  provided.  Northwest    mining     convention,  Rossland, February 8, 9, 10.  Girls'  Race-  picture; 10 to   12,   tatted   handker.  13   to   15,     framed -  I  6,   tooke.  chief; 6 to 9, tooke; 4 to  BOYS  Best Sustained Character���13  (Coutinued on Page 4)  to  ��Frin, xnompson  Ph >ne * and 5  ThejG-ranbyConsolidated Mining^ Smelting & Power Co.,  Limited.  DIVIDEND NO.  21  HOCKEY MATCH  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that at a meeting of the Board of  Directors, held in this city on  December 21st, 1915, a dividend  ��*: 1/2% was declared from the  net earnings of the Company,  payable February 1st, 191(3,'to  stockholders of record at 3 P.M.,  January 14th, 1916.  The transfer books will  not be  closed.  NORTHRUP FOWLEK",  Secret; ry.  New York, January 8th,  IV'.C.  On Wednesday  evening-,  Jan..   26th,   the   hockey  team, composed of members of Snowshoe Lodg-e,  I.O.O.F.,  Phoenix,  and  a    representative    team  from   Greenwood  lodge,  I. O. O. F.,   will   play   a  benefit hockey match  in  Phoenix rink.    The proceeds of the contest will  go   to   E.    Engen,   who  met with a  serious  accident recently, while play-  in a local  li-ne-up.      An  invitation is  extended   o  all lodgemen and friem;s  to  be  present.     Be su x:  and keep this  date ope.i.  Finnan Had die  Black Smoked Cod  Smoked Salmon   -  Bloaters     -  Kippers      -  20c. lb.  25c. lb.  25c. lb.  20c. lb.  20c. lb.  Fresh Fish In Every Week UR��  ���5-.V..  &S&.V  it  Is  necessary  that the  remedy.  ��� used _sha.ll _ not only have unusual  healing power, but shall also contain germicidal properties." Everyone knows that where there is disease, there are germs, and it is the  persistence of these germs that  prevents' an eczema patch from  healing; Zam-Buk is such a strong  germicide that .germs cannot live  ^ where ,i�� Is applied.  The germs having been destroyed,  the healing, soothing, herbal essences in Zam-Buk soon have their  ^effect. Gradually, new, healthy  tissue replaces the old and diseased, and eczema is ended.  If you suffer from eczema, ulcers,  abscess, poisoned wound, ringworm,  pimples, boils or any other disease  of the Fkin, don't delay, but secure  a .box of Zam-Buk "at once, and  prove for yourself its power.  All druggists, 50c. 3 for $1.25, or  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  p. >  JHOENIX PIONEER  J" ISSUED  WEEKLY  tTsiPaosNix, British Columbia  ^Subscription, 2.00 per year  Sf?:fe^r2.*S0 to United States.  0f'7' '  **"'  '       G. Kay, Publisher.  m^J  ���^'.-ir tv-w!.,T  m?\  y.\p<t'^'L -!  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor .Licence (30 days) ..$5.00  -;; Application fer Transfer of Licence  $7.60  i ��ertifloate of Improvement (60 days)        910.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)  y.yyy .* > $10.00  ^Bulinquetit Co-Ownership notices 90 days 526.00  ������:���. BupUoate Oertifleate of Title notices $8.00  Cards of Thanks, 60 cents.  yAJlbther legal advertising, 12 conts a line,  single column,' for* the first insertion; and 8  siflte a line for each subsequent insertion, non-  ^^^S^^^&^&^t^iy ads $1.00 per inch, single  ^^��l^||!|W^SS^^'iP!n-*�� V*1 mon^' ' Transient ads.  mSsSW^MMMMM^l^'P&e inch, per issue; subsequent in-  '"'''V''|||^|��|i||seirwb08, 86c. per inch. -, -  \* SATnuriAvf Ia-n. 22: 1  22; i9i>6.-  would be rather interesting to see  some of our foreign population  countenances muzzled like British  bulldog's. One may even look for  the skunks to appear in the spring  with this adornment, but how to  muzzle The * Press" is a . perplexing problem occupying trie minds of  one or two just now.  ��� .��  Middle of last November the old  studio on Dominion ' avenue * was  gutted by fire. Thanks to the brigade, the conflagration'was squelched, and only the mute skeleton of  tbe habitation remains' t'oday, an  eyesore to'citizens and''a"menance  to adjoining property.  Ouce again the lackadaisical  efforts put forth by. the late council  are manifested. With all powers to  authorize the pulling down or removal, at the expense of'the owner  thereof, of the building,'which they  knew full well to be a dangerous J  nuisanc, is plain.  At present'it is the rendezvous of  every prowling cur in town. Most  of the canines meet their friends  there and have a dog-gone good  time.  Meantime its charred walls hold  out every allurement to thugs to  ply their nefarious calling, and  affords them an excellent hiding  place to crouch some dark night  before battering out the brains of a  victim.  Such an occiirance would   render  the city liable for damages, yet this  knowledge seemed to effect the late  representatives not one iota.    Even  a few dollars expanded in'^boafding  up   its  front  would  have    showed  the public that theii   interests  were  considered.    Truly,    their     efforts  were characterized by a spirit of do.  nothingness, and they lacked but  a  checkerboard and a barrel  of soda  crackers to impart the  proper   tone  to their labors.  that prevail. But sometimes, in his  eagerness to find gold, he takes  chances that he should not take,  and forfeits his life as a result.  Men in their hunt for treasure,  the world over, have never been deterred by danger from prosecuting  their quest. They have braved  Artie snows and tropic heat; they  have defied hostile savages and  death in manifold* forms.  Those    adventurous     Americans  who persist in mining in Mexico are  a'striking example of what men will  risk  to  acquire   wealth.     Many  of  them have been foully murdered   by  the Mexicans, who have been   aptly  described as "the meanest,   dirtiest  dogs  on  earth."    The    Americans  who remain on guard at  the  mines  to   protect   their   just   rights   and  interests nre in constant  danger  of  massacre, as they know full well.  It us no wonder that gold,   sirenlike, can becou men to their doom.  Monte Cristo, rejoicing in his   freedom   and   the  possession   of great  wealth,  spoke   truth   when   he   exclaimed,   "The    world    is    mtnel"  Gold pays its seekers   well  for   the  hardships  and  dangers   that   they  endure.    No   one   is    more    fully  aware of this  than   the  prospector  whose grim and determined  efforts  have  accomplished   so    much    for  mining.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wond,  $5.00 per cord.  Man���the primordial egotist who  handed down the conviction that he  was created in the image of God���-  who prays at night for safe keeping  and then locks the doors���who gets  up in   the   morning,   prayS   for  his  '��� daily bread," then   goes   out  and  works like h���1 to get it���say, he is  a    masterful    creature.    Isn't     he  smart?    From Adam's time he   has  evoluted wonderfully, both in offense  and defense.    From the prehistoric  club with which he fought his battles  he has perfected instruments of  destruction   ranging    from    the    toy  cannon-cracker to  the   twenty inch  gun.    He has strained his  brain   at  invention and exhausted his physical  strength in the'manufacture  of implements to  kill   the lion   and   the  elephant and explosives   to  destroy,  his fellow man.     He has  succeeded  in  this  world-long  vocation.    Oh,  he's smart along these lines, but  he  hasn't yet   learned   which   blade   of  grass will relieve, like unto the  cat  and the dog.    No, he's  been   busy  making   big  guns  for  big    game,  while the little bug called  the   *-T.  B." sits jauntily   on   the  side   of  a  lung cavity and hails   merrily  to   a  companion  on  another  promotory:  "Let  him   rave;   we've  got   him!"  What avail are his  knowledge   and  his big guns, his  climatic  changes,  rest and dieting?    Oh,   he's   smart,  the alleged lord of creation.     "Let  him ravel"  Here is a fable far more poetical  ���than the Christian one, which forms  woman out of a man's rib. Read  and see if you don't agree with the  Hindu student:  "Twashtri, at the beginning of  time, created,the universe and man;  but when he came to create woman,  he found that he had exhausted his  materials,   and   no  solid    elements  remained.'  "Twashtri mused a while.    Then  an idea came to him, and,   in   order  to make the first   woman,   he   took  moonlight  and   the   undulations  of  theserpent, the slenclemess of reeds  <tod, .thetr soft movement in the wind,  the tears of a raincloud,   the   velvet  of flower petals, the grace of a  roe,  the tremor of grasses, the vanity of  a peacock, the softness of the down  on a dove's breast, the  hardness  of  diamonds,   and   the   sweetness    of  honey, the cruelty of a tiger and the  warmth of fire,   the  cold   of snow,  the chatter of a jay, and the coo  of  a   dove���and   out   of   the    things  Twashtri created woman."  H. VV. Power wishes to dispose  of the Kaslo Kootenian. What's  the matter, Pow'er, been threatened  with loss ot city hall patronage?  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7;00.  WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   SHORT  NOTIOE. TPhone BS2  m0L&#$?'  P^i^i-���'���:;���:;  ^^^0^PyP}  0&i$,Vyyy^-- ���' ���.  ^tT>-'-''-,:-��'.���>V l.'"''>'-*v'-' ���  M&^pyt.S^y/'iP-- ��� ���  jk>&-.$��/?k";-&-'-: ^ '���������' c -"'���,  m00&iyy;'  9KE*S?fiS5i;*;; !.'yy.*7:'-:y  ^1;'."*��tT^"''"'''"'>   '���-������r.: -  Wy>i-yyy*---i-:y :������;��������� .  Wfl:tf&iy&vy'-:- '���'������  m^g^;^:0yy  Now that the travel abroad movement has ceased, an old slogan that  ^couldvbe  revived  locally   might be  Ichatoged from "Let me  see  Venice  vand die," to "See Phoenix and die."  'f'vS;.'-,5?Vnile Venice is a sight never to  rbe:forgotten by the tourist, to bring  things down locally, let us take  Constantinople, with its glittering  proofs of copper. Standing on the  steamer, vision of an Aladdin city  flit: past, but upon landing the  stenchi is unbearable.  A walk up Dominion avenue here  savors in no small   measure   to  the  :T hurried gait of an European   in   the  ancient Turkish metropolis.     In fact  : we lack only the dead,dogs of that  city's gutter to add the last realistic  touch; to the smell that made that  city famous���but have patience,  dear people,   we  may yet  get   the  *; bow-wows.  ^Running through the town like  a  Vfestering sore, belching its odors to  pest  All last summer its fumes  about on the   wings   of  the  Thoughts   of  polecats    in  vity  were   instantly    dispelled  the ollefactory   nerves  of the  etings  rn.     It  Id leave  dirty  i:\vdrk for their  successors   to   per-  ::fcfrm.v.;'.  Meantime, thoughts   of  securing  respirators are afoot for spring.    It  The financial statement of the  city "of Phoenix  was  not: available  nomination^day. , ^u \y^X: j' ri '������"'.���'  ^''Tf/evtr* *an-tinteUlg'eat?/voter '''was1  tempted to'doubtthat his interests  were neglected, it is in this respect,  especially on the day of nomination  when it is only natural he should be  in possession^ of such facts'as would  enable hirn'to determine whether or  not -a  candidate   was " worthy    to  ', . i.  represent his .interests.  In the* face'of tKe'-fact that the act  respecting municipalities states that  1 "In every municipality," the council shall each year publish in patn-  ���phlet form for  the'ihfoVmatioo   of  'ratepayers a statement of the   receipts and expenditures of the city  ���for the year ending" on the  thirty  ���first day  of December,'and   its  'liabilities on that date,   giving   as  'full particulars as possible, to   en  'able the financial position   of  the  'corporation to be understood."  and at this late date remains to    be  accomplished.    Yet this most necessary  information   was  available  in  the city of Kelowna on January  6,  and allowing time  for  its  preparation, it is safe to assume   such   was  in pamphlet form the last day of the  old year.     Perusal of the- columns  of newspapers,   the  province  over,  shows  opportunity   was    accorded  electors to  determine   the  financial  position of their  respective  corporation previous to nomination day.  The "you scratch my back, and  I'll scratch your's" procedure of  nominating and electing mainly old  members of a council before the  majority of the voters understand  how last year's money was expended is rotten. ���^���.  Robt. Forshaw  Silver to the amount of 3,000,-  000 ounces was consumed by one  kodak company last year. This  suggests one of the items of consumption that helps the -honest  miner to get a price on bis ore.  The silver used by the camera is  lost for good, that is, it is permanently diverted from the market.  Many a prospector,, has lost his  lifer on the desert or in the mountains in his quest for gold. The  gigantic hills, so beautiful in the  summer time, become a danger  zone in winter, unsafe even for the  most hardy and experienced of  mountaineers.  Every now and then press dispatches record the finding of the  remains of some prospector in a  lonely gulch or canyon, where overcome by the snow and the blighting  cold, lie. has fallen to the earth,  never to rise again.  The professional prospector is  familiar with the dangers of the  mountains and usually is well prepared to cope  with   the  conditions  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Goal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan. and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of ihe  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one .years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  'more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a-lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent' of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn return*  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 to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���30890.  PHOENIX BAKERY  W. W1LL1AM8, PROP.  Doughnuts,' Madeira Cake,  Lunch.Cakevfor Suodi*^'^8�� ,  --Ts delivered o'fayrdyr''��very Sat- * ���  urday.   Give us a trial order.  OAKE8 MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST  REASONABLE RATE8  TELEPHONE 53  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the time table  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GRBAT NORTHERN    -  Departs every day at, nine a.m.  Arrives daily at 5.10 p.m.  .  CANADIAN   PACIFIC     . .  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15.  For, the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour'oo Monday, Wednesday  and Friday. - .  Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m., From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  QUTTON'Q  OEEDQ  for garden and farm ore best  for B.C. soil. Sec* Catalogue fox  solid guarantee o�� purity-  ana jji��rmina tion  S and now for Copy free  Suti on &S��*ns.Th�� Kind's So -amon  R ���� e�� ��1 i n�� .��*,ng 1 a n c l  .A. %F. W o �� ct w ard  Victoria      &       Vancou Tor  IQtl AGENTS TOR BRITISH COkliMBIA  Th�� ��Lasw��  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  ,_In the matter of advertising, it,reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable results..     ������-; '  .--.  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay. ?  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  Or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for  local   business   men.  WHAT ONTARIO FOLKS SAY.  Hamilton, Ont.���"This it* to state that  I have received great benefit from the  ���use of Dr. Pierce'e  Favorite Prescription. Some time  ago I waa run down  and weak, suffered  losa of appetite and  was,, miserable.  Four bottles of the  'Prescription-  cured me up in  fine shape; it did  wonders tor me and  I can recommend  ��� '������"��� it  very highly to  women who are ailing."���Miss  Makih-  Millbb, 127 Hess St.; Hamilton, Ont.  Brantford, Ont.���"Some .few : yeara  ago I got in a very much run-down  condition. Was very weak; could not do  anything; had no strength at all.. I be-,  pan taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription; I only took five bottles and it put  mo in splendid condition. I felt better  than I had for years. Other members of,  my family have used this medicine and  found it equally as beneficial. I can  highly recommend it to weak women."���  Mas. A. Gilmour, 71 Brighton Row,  Brantford, Ont.      y  The use of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription makes women happy by making  them healthy. There arc no more crying  spells. "Favorite Prescription" makes  weak women strong, sick women well.  Like an open book, our faces tell the  tale of health or disease. Hollow checka  and sunken eyes, listless steps, sleepless  nights���tell of wasting debilitating disease  some place in the body. It may be one  place or another, tho cause is generally  traceable to a common source.    ' *  Get the "Prescription" to-da>���either  in liquid or tablet form���if you want to  better your physical condition spcedUy,  Dr.  Pierce's Pellets regulate and in-   ���  vigorate    stomach,    liver 'and    bowels.  ���*  Keep the body clean inside as well as  outside.  Foster's Weather Report  Next disturbance will reach the  Pacific coast about January 22,  cross Pacific slope by close of 23,  central valleys 24 to 26, eastern  sections 27. Warm wave will cross-  Pacific slope about January 22,  central valleys 24, eastern sections  26. Cool wave will cross Pacific  slope about January 25, central  valleys 27, eastern sections 29.  This will start with a   cold   wave  and   blizzard'that, will    reach ' far  southward.    After a  little   moderation it will turn cold again   and  remain "cold   several    days.     Winter  storms will be severe,   heavy 'snow  north' and   heavy   rains    south    in  '.  about the same sections as mention,  i  ed   for   the   last   storm.'    We   are  '  entering a year of great storms and .  all should be prepared for them.  Severe   storms   during   the    five  days entering on January   29, 'Feb-  '  uary 8, 13 and 21. r-  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  ARTISTIC  Published Every  Saturday Morning-  A BUSINESS MAN IS  KNOWN  BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship.will meet with your approval  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make . a specialty  of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos.,-Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND  PAPER  No Job Too Large, None too Small  The j  $2.00 per Year in Advance  $2 50 per Year to U. S.  }  wmmmmm'mFFWi.; :3ra&a%gagg^^  (THE Pioneer,   phoenix,  bbitish  coeumbia.  he Union  AT YOUR SERVICE  I    Concentrates  DAVE OXLEY >: EHOLT, B.C.  Every tli ing j in Men's Wear  C !6thi^g-  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled-in a. CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner. Separated Cream insures purity.and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY  Trail has a payroll of $110,000 ai  month. ''."���','-.'    ��� . ;  "Merritt collected $110 in fines for  December.  La grippe is still playing seven-  day engagements;,  Charlie Powell, a Princeton old-  timer, has returned to that town.  Hing Lee, a "no savvy" laundry  man was paid 50c last week by the  Merritt council.  Seven thousand votes elected  Mrs. Irene H. Moody to the Vancouver school board this year.  Wm. McLoughlin, more familariy  known as "Wild Goose Bill," died  at Kelowna December 31, of cer<\  bral hemprrage.  Neil Gelhing, who opened New  Denver's first thirst emporium, 24  years ago is comparing that to\yn  with Fort George.  The Methodist church, Victoria,  was the firs tot "receive the light"  20 years ago from the power station.  It is plain they had things'fixed.  The Revelstoke Review editorial  page appeared printed upside down  last week, which goes to show that  other things besides city councils  and horseshoes are often turned for  luck.  Last year at Hope there was  issued 130 gun licenses, from which  a revenue of $270 was derived; 146  free miners' certificates. The sum  of $470.55 was paid for the recording of mineral claims and assessment work. Sixty-three traders'  licenses were issued, for which" $415  was collected.  H. MacPherson, of Trout Lake,  but who has lately moved to Gerrard  for the winter, is considering plans  for interesting Great Northern  shareholders in the active development of that property. .The mine is  situate'near Ferguson and Trout  Lake and is considered,as one of the  most promising of,the big low grade  deposits of the north end. . ,    .  v  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES-  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  ,.* ,".<  ���J. W. Hannam, Prop.  J^.,_l,l *rP^c*enik^D,efeats TraiL  XZir- *;_��� **->*v**-u���������.*?-' -    ". v"'.-.'*^,jci-,'  ��� TV-** >>���'���' ������  -Vf"  The Beauty of ?t Sunlight  is that it dispels the shadow that once hung  over wash day. Your work is done in half  the time with half the effort.  Your finest linens, your fleeciest blankets,  your daintiest whitewear ��� all call for Sunlight Soap. Thc purest of materials, the most  careful manufacture and a $5,000 guarantee  of purity make this the soap that you should  always use. ��        '  99  139  ;   In the exhibition hockey-match at  the 'Greenwood   carnival    Tuesday  Phoenix won from Trail by a  12   to  2'score.    The Kootenay cha'mpions  were   hopelessly   outclassed   at    all  times,   being   outchecked   and   out-  skated throughout the   game.     The  game was cleanly played, one   man  from each side being on   the   fence.  Va'neta, the Trail goal tender,' was  penalized   for   throwing   the    puck  during   an   exhibition    of    temper.  .       *** *  Trail played its usual strong game,  but the whirlwind attacks of Phoenix  prevented its combination work  from.being effective. Snyder and  Haddock'showed up welj for Trail.  The entire Phoenix team starred  with Murray, Treherne and Cook  doing the most' ������ppetacular work.  Phoenix Trail  Goal  Irvin _ ......' Vaneta  Point  Shore. McDonough  Cover Point  McWha.., - Atkins  -   *     Centre  Cook. . .' : ��� V- Haddock  Rover  Murray :���-.... McDonald  Left Wing  Bassett Snyder  Right Wing  Treherne ��� ��� ��� ��� Moines  Spare  Summary���Phoenix:   Murray,   4;  Cook, 4; McWha,  2;   Treherne,   1;  'Bassett,    1.      Trail:     Snyder,     t;  Haddock J.  Referees,   Charlton,   Greenwood;  judge of play, White, trail.  ' Probably no district in the Dominion of* Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above. The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable pees, while in a few localities there  are more than surface indications  ���of the presence, of coal. '������'���  FOREST AND  MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessible to river and railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of"  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could   not  be   reached  by the expenditure of the smallest outlay.    Not the least attraction from  the point of  view ofthe investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all'  awaiting the advent of the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted ef fche  statement, let us point tothe almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province.  AGRICULTURE AND  FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an   agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and   a visit  to  some   of  its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.*    The highways throughout the Bouk-  'dary makes this section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been  spent on the construction of government roads..  ... No locality is   better  served  with   railroads  than .the  Boundary district.'     At  '' ** ' .. j . . ��_*% - * *    -  present this section  is  served by  two  of the  greatest systems on the continent, the  4 C.;��� P-.. R:._ and Great- "N ortViern cornpanVesi- wMe within -arfew 'months'- the route -to', *heCV  '*!"���-   :-     ��� "'V *if-"-   -''.V   "��������� .���Vi.-'-TiT''' '"-"Jt -".-.'' "��� -'���*-'.' "���"-;'*'-���*���-,*" '.* '      /-'-' ; !*��� ,->'i'< -'   '*-;S -.^y.��; j>~ j" -,*i��,, Sf-.-h -J--" ^���''1~*i>>-J*".'iK";-  Pacific  coast  will  be commercially  curtailed by the opening  ofthe new" K.. VVW"  branch of the former.  #js  Feed the Birds  Considerate people in Phoenix  have been doing a lot for the little  song birds during the present cold  snap by throwing out food for them.  Had it not been for this many more  birds would have perished during  the past ten days.. It is pointed out  by those interested in the songsters  that if housewives would throw out  house scraps, a little grain, hemp or  bird seed, apples sliced or crushed,  aud hang up a lump of suet from  the branch of a tree we should save  a good many of our feathered  friends that otherwise must come lo  a lingering- and miserable death.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets-every Monday Evening: at  Oddfellows' Hall. ' Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  Our hall is. for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  William Oxley, Noble Grand.  Oscar Gustiifson, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First nnd Third Wednesdays.  'Mrs. Christine Elmpren, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28    ph,Tcn.ix'  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  E. E. Barnes, C.C.  C. H. Knight, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SBSTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets fn  Pythian Hull, Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursday!*.  Mrs. Wrm. Wills,  M.E.C.  .Mrs. II. Tilton.  M.lt.O.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at S p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  RlCHAIU) Bi.ijnpki.i., W. P.  T. It. Clarke, W. Secy.  Of all kinds promptly at tended  to. Rapid Express and Mai*--  jjage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A5b.  James G. McKeown  Repairs  Now that the Holiday Season  is over, we can attend  to your needs very  promptly.  A Large Stock of Parts for all  Standard Watches.  ack, Jeweler  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES,  LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR  PATRON U'.E SOLICITED. / ■
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THE   FiqfflgEft,    PHpENIX,    BRITISH   CDTOWBrA,
*»n  hMIIU.«1M|IH II.
Local and General
For the Scotch that Put the
"Curl" in Curling*
at the
Queen's Hotel
-      £
aw* >'
ltr-_>   I
Woman's Patriotic Society
FEBRUARY 3rd, 1916
Gents, 25c; Ladies, 15c; Children 10c.
St. Andrew's church  social   Feb:
Snowfall this week   amounted   to
four inches
Don't forget the military farewell
concert in the opera house Monday.
Young woman  desires  situation
in   private  family.     Apply' to   this.
Lost in the postoffice a bunch of
keys., Finder kindly return to A.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles
will hold their annual dance on the
17th of March.
Miss AnniejBacklund,   nee   Carl
son, a former resident^of  Phoenix,
is now living at Mullan, Idaho.
R.-J. Gardner, N. L. Mclnnes
and D. J. Campbell headed three
rinks from GrandjForks at the bonspiel this week.
A full line of writing tablets, envelopes and papetries, direct from
the mills of W. G. Gage & Co.
Now on sale at Almstrom's.
Two houses on New York town,
site for sale; one six-roomed house
on Brooklyn avenue for sale. Ap-
ply G. W. McAuliffe.
Thirteen parcels were sent to the
soldiers in the trenches this week
by the Woman's Patriotic society.
Each parcel contained socks, etc.
R. J. Gardner, of Grand Forks,
arrived on Monday to take in the
bonspiel. He is a guest for a few
days of Mr. and Mrs. Al. Almstrom.
Another hero's heart was gladdened by the receipt of a dollar :bill
from Mrs. J. V. Ingram this week
towards --The Pioneer" list of the
Citizens of Canada Tobacco fund.
Vivid Sketch of Political
Methods In Vogue Today.
The Lake Studio
'y-i ■*■ ' i - * „ ' '    «     - w   r '- -     ,
Ready tor business J <LIL 1 I   LO 551
(Next door to Pioneer Office)
Isaac Crawford, who has audited
thercity's books for a number' of
years, is in town this week.-•-*, He
has taken a prominent part in'the
bonspiel,    being
curler."    - '       " <t -.-^a,,
A notable place of interest these
daysjW the bulletin board in the
Queen's hotel. Events in the fistic
arena,-curling,', hockey, .wrestling,
press are-featured. **'- ""'    *-,-   -\ }ui-
In these days of fat salaries and
systemnized departments, the public
are too apt to overlook the honor
and credit due the pioneer printer-
editor. ,  - .■ V v ', ■■■■•'
As   we  knew   him,   as  boy   and(
fellow craftsman,  we  have  learned
to reverence and respect him,   will
ing more and more to take his style
as a basis upoin which to  train   one
of the world's  chief factors  in   the
dissemination of education  through
printer's ink.
Born in the east, and with but
few assets other than a goodly
supply of freckles as large as
marbles, he amounted on entering
his teens to nothing until one day
he happened to secure a situation in
the local print shop.
This was too much for the Suo-
day-go-to-meetin' folks. "Devil" he
had become and devil he'd remain
in their estimation, for the printer
was then regarded as the strolling
actor of England—rogue and vagabond. N
His trade fairly well learned he
started out to tour, during which
time he added to a most technical
vocation a knowledge that qualified
him more as a journeyman. From
town te city and office to office be
travelled. But his world, as yet,
was undiscovered. To, tbe westward lay boundless possibilities—
who knew, perhaps fortune—and
full of tbe confidence of, youth- be
Church Services
The stated services at the Church
of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as
follows—Second and fourth Sundays
in the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;
Sunday school after mass; Evening
service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.
St. John's Church — Holy communion at 8 and 11 aim. Morning
prayer,; 10.30. Sunday school at
2.30.; Evensong, 7.30. Rev. A.'.M.;
Lloyd, vicar.  -        - -    '  -
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
—Service January 23rd at 11 a. m.*.
Sunday school at 2. p.m. Prayer
meeting Wednesday, at the manse,
7.30 p.m. AH welcome. Rev. J. R.
Munro, pastor.
'       (Continued from Page 1)    5
iS, silver  watch;   10  to   12,   pearl
handled knife; 6 to  9  and   4  to  6
years, miscellaneous.
Boys' Race—13 to 15„ knife; 10
to 12, neckties; 6 to 9 and 4 to 6
years, miscellaneous prises.
The price of admission has been
placed within reach of the most
slender purse. Admission: Children, 10c; ladies, 15c; gentlemen,
25c.    Everybody come.
Walker's Copper Letter
pulled his slip
New towns were springing up like
mushrooms. Before losing home
ideas of frugality he had managed
an Enthusiastic to acquire a little of,the --needful,"
and taking what-will ever be known
to the trade;af*Ja gambler's, chance/
purchased a .Ismail assortment " of
tpye and,a Washington,press.\",
ir T^en-commenc^^
p»!RtownW?fee;ftr»t,yfj-}> tWj-fieia^
a r*Cf .generally briVeerTthfr"saloon
The Largest Piano
Tuning Business
In The West
SATURDAY, JAN. 22,1916
No Show
Films Delayed en Transit
Twenty years' experience io Eng./and newspaper—a race.^ the .'result
hsh,   French,   Swiss and- American/ant   effort  which  often   tended    to
watch repairing.    Satisfaction guar-1 hurry all too.soon to an early" grave
anteed.  Charges reasonable.   Leave! the world's recognized arbitrator of
orders at Union Cigar store, or the  man's differences,   the  moulder oT
Phoenix    stage.   ' Carl .   Adaneur J public opinion.
I gpt this by giving satisfaction,
with years of factory and other
valuable experience. It is with
me a matter of business * conscience to have every "instrument
at its best in fine action and tone,
regulating as well at tuning, giving an appreciative car, and all
with consideration for good music
in trueness and beauty of tone
that is; possible, and* value':for
their money. This the manufacturers know.huildsup the reputa-
tion-kof their^ips^uments, ^ajsoV;
This -'is1 why* 1 .am"1 highly rt«om.
mended by the best piano firms,
being the best authority rin^Can
ada. .,       ...   . -...   „
Many of the local curlers this
week are all aches and pains, and
the first timers are very profuse in
explaining just how they feel. To
sympathize wijh them old stagers
maintain is of no avail. After they
reach the stage where they feel-: as
if they had been drawn through a
knot hole is when a curler's
best they claim.
Phoenix will be  favored   with  a
distinguished visitor Monday in  the
person   of Col.    Worden,    of   the
One Hundred and  Seventy-Second.
He will deliver an  address  to  the
public.     Recruiting will be  carried
on by the Independent Company of ed to  say:
Rifles in whose company the colonel  soar.''
His.paper started, for a  time he
coined money, but flushed with  the
fruits of success and with  no  more t
thoughts  of the , morrow  than  an K
Indian, proceeds, of    the /venture
passed   quickly    into    circulation.
The poor he had always  with   him.
A new element drifted  into  town
and politics  became'an  issue.    In
at -his j an evil hour he consented  to  stand
for election.    This was the  beginning of the end.    The human leeches
all but battered and sucked out  his
will be,in Phoenix about the.4th
| .week in January. ',
Orders  may   be   left, at .this?
back like the Prodigal  Son by the
trade, but with a silence that seem
"Do not attempt   to
will be.    They are particularly de.
desirous of securing mining men.
A  deal   was   consummated    this
week that adds  materially  to  the
Then the "tin gods" of the  com
munity started in to  rebuild   Rome
in a day.   - By methods  be scorned
to use  they crushed  him and   the
^ ^^^^^^^^^^^*Ba%maaVaaa\aWaaWaWaaw
illiard Parlors
prestidge of that popular hostlery, towrihe had helped to build. Who
the Queens hotel, when Tom F. is there who will fight women?
uxiey took into partnership J. B. Who js there who can fight the
Boooe,.a former old resident nnd social lepers of a town's four hun-
hotelman-of Phoenix.     Mr.   Booneldred?
Pipes, Cigrars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates
Smokers'Supplies. Soft Drinks.
! enjoys an enviable reputation as a
Boniface, and travellersi. may rest
assured that thecuisine and refreshment departments will be further
enhanced,.    Noted for    keeping
-English Billiards.   Pool.   Bowli
ng Alleys
choice selection   of wines,   liquors
and cigars, Mr.   Oxley,   the  senior
member of the firm,   is   to  be  con
gratulated   on  his  selection   of   a
' i Finances weakened by the heckling ?of a rich man's law, health
undermined by pioneering places
dared,only by arm.chair students iii
dreams, he was forced. to  abandon
I     Copper   ecu tinues   very    strong.
Lake is 24 to 24# cents  and  eloc.
trolytic is 23yi to 24 cents a pound.
While it is reported that  some  200
tons of electrolytic is being  offered
without takers at 23# down to 23yi
cents for immediate delivery at New
York, I   have  it  from  equally  reliable  sources  that  producers   are
besieged with  orders  for spot deliveries* of lake and electrolytic  at
24# and 24 cents, respectively.    A
lot of copper has been sold recently
for April, May and June delivery  at
approximately these prices, and it is
reported that orders  are  being re/
celved daily from Europe for more"
copper to be  delivered  on   various
dates during the corning six.monlns.
A  great  dear of discussion  has
been  provoked .by   the   announcement that  the  British government
has fixed an arbitrary price   for  the
re4 -?.**-?-• equal to about 21 cents •
P^9.-?*f«nd Issued, an order restrict-
mW$W»*\ Purchases to. SO tons].
Apparently the government  thinks
,l «s?being victimized by the  copper •
producers and does not realize  that
the  prevailing  price  of the   metal
results  entirely  from   the    natural
workings of the law of demand and
supply.    No   government  has    yet
been, able  by  edict  to   overthrow
natural law, and it is  hardly  probable  that  the  British   government
m hyiH succeed   in  doing it nQw.    If
English  manufacturers  are denied
the privilege of buying copper at  a
higher price than 21 cents they  will
have to close their factories and the
government will be  obliged  to  in
crease proportionately-its  munition
purchases  in   this  country.    There
has come to be a quite general  belief in business and financial  circles
recently that the war will end in the
very near future.    This  has  found
expression in the selling of securities
and in a very slight decrease in   the
purchase of materials for  manufacture of war supplies.    So far as can
be learned  there  is  absolutely  no
basis  for such   a   belief.    At   the
moment it seems  wholly  probable
that the war may continue  another
year and   possibly    several   years
longer.    There is every possible in.
dication that the  average  price  of
copper will  be   relatively high  for
several years to come, regardless of
whether Europe keeps   on  fighting
Have You Contributei to|7earortwo■w.w^1
"'■ ,s'a,t<^ther Ijkely. to leH at-30 centa ■
a pound. *    .
Application for a Transfer of
Liquor License.
To the Board of Licence OommU-
sioners, Phoenix, B. O.:
TAKE NOTICE that I intend to
•pply to the. Board of License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix-
B.C., at their next sitting," for a transfer  of ,fche   Liquor   License
_  -     , -     'or the
firmness and finer qualities; but  ne- Queen s Hotel in the name of Tom F.
returned to his first love,  received' °I,eF &nd J"K Boone
Tom F. Oxley.
Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 21sfc day
' ot January, 1916.
Oup Tobacco Fund?
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—J        With the Bowlers
Get "More Monev"^T3     ^^
Muskrat, White wS^ tor-fO«rp,OX
Marten and other^u/be^rs^I^f' W°,V-
the only reliable! «£« rm
^^SHUBERT, Inc. gKa^A««?t Ave
TheThigh score made in  ten  pins
at the Royal  Bowling  alley  up   to
Friday of this week was held by J
Fiva, who rolled  205.    E.   Phillips
lacks IS points of tying for the prize
I which is a handsome calabash pipe
It.five pins A. G. Hendrickson is
Uhe high man: with 63,. and prbvid-
" g a competitor does not lower ' is
ore Saturday, he will be the swt at
|n an with someone when he
II f fie  prize* of a  fancy
This is what 25c. Sends
carr as
box    uf
the site of joys and sorrows and be
come a  wanderer . in  his  declining
year6>    Today writing a  few  heart
throbs for the misery column  of -a
daiiy—toniorrow, Goc[ only knows;*
a subject,.perhaps, for the dissecting table or subsisting on the bounty
of tbose; who recognize that, sonie
day, Death will force those who so
ruthlessly j snatched  from   him   his
sustenance to"do worldly justice JtojThis   sending out of somefchirjR~Ta a
himia'mon'umeni or funeral oratidn. I;fo-Mi"". duty.   The empty pipe is bad
'   ' enough anywhere, as  every -smoker
Granby Shipments
The  following  are  the   monthly
.sn-PP-ngr    figures    from   the   local
PACKET OF MATCHESjGranby mine  to, the Grand Forks
Our soldiers »re giving their lives; you
are asked to give them something to
smoke. It isn't much to you, but it is
a great  deal  to   -'Tommy   Atkins."
If you ,wan,t .to  save, money by
buying where the r:eaj bargains can
knows, but. at the front it is a tragady,
8Q«tS   Your Contribution
be. seaired, you must read the store to The Pioneer Office -and
nr:w4 eyepy.week in •i«EKe Pioneer."  |^ \
*-* ,VN
A pernsaj of the paper will show
you thatthe cost of" ifvihg"'can be
materially reduced if you. buy. from
the merchant who advertises. f
will be acknowledged.
H.» will  reinnnibw you because your
nciiie and address is written  on  the I
postcard   we   enclose, in  every 26c. J
Parcel you subscribe for. '
February ,
March   ...
Ap"' .....
; August.-.;.
October. . .
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• 63,dpi
• 69,948
• 85,382
3*    ^ x
December -..'.'..  94 475
Total 1,034,786


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