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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 29, 1916

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Array (���a;. '"      ' ""'''" ' '    "   ':*'���'���'  ,...-.JW.V��Cliliiifi/(. aviiJA.^.^.,,  ,, ' .    , ���'i,.^"*'.'*bwi. '* 'r  " .   .   ','.���' u   '-' "]'���''",'���':'���'���'���  '^mwW^^m,  UflT  i>^#i'M��W4i  fip*  Pi'  [Kyi  KM  f  I      t  Tko largest coppnv mines in  fche Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Gmnby  Go. employs 600 rucn, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000: Two 'railroads  afford access to the city.  '-  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  Disposal of Patriotic Fund  A review of a letter in possession  of Secretary.. Freeland, Phoenix  branch Canadian Patriotic society,  gives many interesting details in  connection with amounts received  and promised by the 30 branches in  the province.  Rossland for. instance has  promised $25,000 a year, Trail $20,  000 and Cranbrook $18,000. Thus  it will be readily seen that Phoenix  stands well with an appropriation of  $24,000.  Last month the secretary, who is  a live wire in the cause, forwarded  $1500 to the Canadian Patriotic  society and $500 to (he Canadian  Red Gross in Toronto.    This leaves  fZ*2^!^  for the   use  of returning  wounded  soldiers.  Careful consideration of the   dis  bursements referred   to  above   will  show quite clearly that the  original  PHOENIX, B. G, SATURDAY, JAN. 29,  1916  The  Phoenix  Fionejbr   in  published   in   the  hi'ghfitt  municipality  in   OaiHufr���  altitude, 4,800 ft.   Th'e &&  has a population of l,6w,  and    possesses    first-efi&a  hotels, opera house, sch����Jn  VACANT COUNCIL SEATS  FILLED ON WEDNESDAY   ,. 4unc tieany tnat the  original I *.  estimate of $750,000 being required While Owls Hoot, Old Members Nominate Late In  for this province win be considerably |       ciimbents���Love  Feast Marks the Event������  Financial Statement Laid Over.  under the amount necessary, owing  to the very rapid increase in- our  forces. We may count upon an  amount not less than  $900,000  be  sweethearts and wives, and proceeded by bugier.-,, and Piper Smith  the well-known exponent  of  High   , ���   uc.       A meeting of four aldermen, who  commissioners for 1916, the   mayor   land  music    in    Phoenix,    marched  ing required in, British Columbia for  on; nomination day ���'we're: placed''; mi   said last year's members got   along   through the city to  the   Union   hall  the current year. office by nominating.and   seconding   swimmingly. .   He . had   no  one   in      '   -������*- ���   ( ,        each other witlvitid of an bid niein-   view outside the council and   asked  Last week top  score   in   10  pin,   ber, but notv alderman,'was held for  for    suggestions.     Lawrence     M  ���M. Jacobson 224; John Fiva 205.        the   second   time   last    Wednesday   EHroy, he thought would be a  In 5 pins A. G.   Hendrickson   80;  evening.    T. Biner, A., Gep. Evans,   man.  Recent    Military    Concert appreciated.    Music for  the dance    was furnished by Ironsides orchestra  The promised visit to Phoenix of and many favorable comments were  the Independent Company of- Rifles heard on the well arranged, musical  took place on Monday of this week,  program.  when the entire company arrived by The company extend their thanks  special tfaio, accompanied by their through "The Pioneer" to the public  sivppH-"-'- ���'      " for their generous reception.  Church Concert  10 pin, M. Jacobson 200.  ...�� .vn��c��       Five   pin   this   week  gives  John  thesuni of $900 in disablement fund   Fiva 79, A. G. Hendrickson 76.  W. Jacobson 69. )r      ,-.��������� -,..,-.-,-r. ...���.,.-,,  This week John Fiva totals 217 in  ��� ^Donald ����d :{Geo. Uogers  'Pin, M. Jacobson 200 Proceeded to business at 8.10,   Aid  '""     '     '���' Eyjins.'and.   Biner    placing     Aid  Rogers in the chair  Minutes of January  17   read   and  lc-  rood  | confirmed.  Aid.   Biner  thought   D.  J     Mc  Donald the right man;  fAld; Rogers  passed   the   remark  lh��* >���   C   Graham,   the   govern.  where the concert was held.  The    theatre     was     comfortably  crowded, and the frequent applause  accompanying   the    various    turns  'bo.e   eloquent   testimony   to     the  efforts of the soldier  Local church goers and their  friends are /ill agog this week,  especially members of St. Andrew's  Presbyterian church, who are putting the last finishing touches to  preparations for a social and concert  artistes.     The   February 11.  enfertainmeat was in the? nature   of      Of late-Phoenix has suffered, not  a farewell, and it was sad to   think   from lack of various entertainments,  r>~��� ���������-  tbat��amo��g the happy smiling faces  but an auspicious event of this kind,  ment   appointee   last   term,   as    an   ;n khaki, there <mjght   be  some   in   happening,   say   once    in    a    blue  outside man, not in touch   with   the   tne not far distant future, will have   moon, affords a pleasing break in a  I       Moved by Aid.   Evans   that   they   license   affairs.     Mr.    Graham,    he  sealed   their   love   of country   with   monotonous routine,  proceed to swear in mayor and two  .said, was a   poor attendant  at   the  their young lives. The well-arranged program gives  aldermen.     On  motion   of  F.   Mc-   meetings of that body. The concert was followed with   a  every indication of a rare treat,   the  ���~     "    ' Aid. Almstrom favored an outside dance, and later the boys partook of interim between mimbers to be filled  ���������������tmmmmmmm" purpose, | man. supper  at  Deaoe's   hotel.    Return   in with delightful conversatio.  Aid.   Biner���"What's   the.matter jr;p was commenced at two  o'clock '  with nominating two aldermen." next morning  Aid.    Biner    nominated     D.     J.       Aid. D. J. McDonald���"We have  Matheson for mayor,  seconded' by   the mayor."  Aid. F. Mi-nnn-iU  m  i i4  :-'-,i��  m  ��1  llf  :%W'  ���,>m  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  cap,supply you at very attractive prices for prime stuff:  CHOICE STEERS �� HEIFERS  J^ efS' 14C"'       Hlnd Qu*rters' V*  PORK (Grain Fed) Half or Whole Hog 15c.  mUTTOlM Nice Young: Stock, by side ..." 22c  sVcXfg��odoUdC,?s^ "  Shamrock Creamery Butter  | Aid. F. McDonald.  A. Geo. Evans nominated D. J.  McDonald for alderman, seconded  by Aid. Biner.  Evans  endorsed   Mr.  Mc  Aid.  Elroy  Mayor Matheson   interjected   the  remark that   McElroy   was   on   the  i icmarK mat McElroy was on the  Aid. Evans moved nominations J right side of politics; thought he  jse   for   mayor.    Carried    r,<     -> I ������������ -1-' '     '  S^A^RO^f^pSi^  ���^mmmm^  WX^^^^^^^  ^^^mi  ���HAMROCK AKO DOMIMION BACON  SELECTED EQQ8, 40c. far dozen  SHAMROCK LEAt* LARD, 5lb. Pall, SI.OO  8AUER KRAUT, 15c. par lb.; 2 lbs. for 25c.  OYSTER SELECTS, SOc. Pint  would be good man.  Aid. D. J. McDonald thought the  position a thankless   one.     All   one  got out of it was abuse.  ���'The debate ended  in   Aid.   D.   J.'  McDonald and'Lawrence   McElroy  The program included a couple of  tableaus; the first depicting a scene  in camp, and the second the arrival  of a despatch from the trenches for  John Bull requesting the despatch  of more men. The latter required  a speech from the commanding  officer, Col. Peck, who in a few  words outlined -the war record to  the credit of the company, finishing  with a stirring, .appeal ^for all who  could to'come forwardt and place ���  s at. the disposalvof,therr,l  Granby Shipments  The  following  are   the   monthly  shippmg    figures    from    the    ^^  Granby  mine   to  the Grand Forks  smelter:  TONS   '  42,211  63,091  8S.382 \^  .". .106',693'''-'V '  P. BURNS & CO. LIMITED  "The Big-  i.  P  COLD WEATHER SUGGESTIONS:  These Gold Mprning-s a few Hot Cakes  go might g-ood.  We have���  Red Ribbon Buckwheat and  Pancake Flour  Peacock Buckwheat  10 lb. 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���You will be assured of the same  courteous attention.  thought    that     possibly  would have stepped forward   to  the mayoralty chair.     It was   not a  pleasant position   to   hold,   because  people were loo  ready   to   criticize.  No man was infallable; he was willing to   be  criticised,   not   caring  a  snap for the same.    Reviewing last  year's work, he said nothing new or  big   had     been    undertaken.      He  thought their conduct creditable and  the people satisfied���even on' nomination day.     He thought the aldermen present would bear him out.  Aid. Rogers said he was satisfied  with turn things had taken; didn't  see where better bunch could have  been got to do last year's work,  especially with limited finance. Re  his difference with Aid. Evans last  meeting,, his colleague, F. McDonald thought like himself they  had been slighted. He now felt it  was a misunderstanding.  Aid/ F. McDonald.reiterated the  previous speaker's views.  Aid. Almstrom said he did not  think the people took criticism of  late council seriously, lie was  willing to do his part to keep things  right.  Aid.   A.   Geo.   Evans   was    very  profuse in expressing his sorrow   re  his   difference   with    Aid.     Rogers.  He was sorry   they   could   not   see  eye to eye hast meeting.     However,  they understood one another   now.  Aid. D. J. McDonald said he was  glad to begin   with   the   old   bunch  again.     Re criticism, he thought   it  was coming   to  them   as   representatives of the people.     He closed by  wishing this year's activities be   unexcelled.  Aid. Biner said he had little to  add. He thought last year's work  O. K.  Mayor Matheson ��� "We don't  claim to know it. all.  D. J. Matheson, T. Biner arcl F.  McDonaid were then appoints.I to  the board of works, and li: :mce  committee struck.  In the matter of police and license  someone   V  fill   s".  for him. Had he taken matter up  with us before, we might have done  something for him."  Aid. Rogers referred to the case  of Mrs. Tomich, recently stabbed by  her husband. As the woman claims  to be starving, aldermen Almstrom  and Rogers were appointed to look  into the matter with power to provide. .'.���������  Some hundred odd dollars in  accounts were ordered paid. ��� *  Trade License By-law, No. 97.  received its first reading. This is.a  consolidation of all city by-laws for  use of incoming commissioners.  Aid. Rogers said he understood  Hartley was not paying a milk  vendor's license, and other men  were. He thought all should be  treated alike. Was this by-law in  force last year?  The Mayor���"Yes; but not enforced. It will be this ye*ar, or we  will know the reason why."  The auditor's report came next  At suggestion of the mayor jt was  only introduced, and of Aid. Rogers  laid over until next meeting.  Council adjourned at 9.35 until  Wednesday next.  long  Leslie.    Mrs. C.    H.   Kmght,   who   but was unable to take part-in   the  assisted as accompanist, was greatly   bonspiel.  We'd Like to See  A negro  so black th-��t charcoal  would make a white mark on his  skin.  Someone to beat the nerve of a  Phoenix citizen who iittempted to  take a fall out of tl.. hero of Vpres.  His opinion has changed.  Last year's financial statement of  the c.ty^of Phoeijix. It should be  a pippin. But one never can tell.  Perhaps the devil himself wiil be  unable to unravel the details.  The Store of Quality  FISH FISH FISH  u  (1  Finnan Haddie  Black Smoked Cod  Smoked Salmon   -  Bloaters    -  Kippers  20c. lb.  25c. lb.  25c. lb.  20c. lb.  20c. lb.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Campbell, of  CI rand Foi ks were among tin excursionists to Phoenix Monday.  They also had a good time ai tho  concert and dance.  Fresh Fish In Every Week  arnes  Line:  3C  3C  =��*��  a  ^ffiST  rX^Ut.^^-- l",:v  _ -t *      M^Syt^X. Tl ���.  ���   ���.  ;l.'(f  THE    PlOmSM,    PHOENIX,   ^BmSH   dQLtr^BXA.  Ask them -what they think of Zam"  Buk and you will be surprised hovr  many of them would tell you It is  the best known healing balm,- and  that it eliould bo in every home.  A contest in " Every woman's  World" recently proved this!  Women from coast to coast have  proved  by  actual   test   that  Zam-  Buk. is unequalled for the skin diseases and  Injuries of children.as'  well as of adults.  They have found  Zam-Buk . different    to    ordinary  ointments in'that It allays the Irri- >  tation as soon as applied;  prevents '  festering, inflammation, blood poisoning, etc., and permanently heals  in a very short time.   As a mother ���  and head of. a family you owe, If  to yourself to have  Zam-Buk always handy!  If you have not yet tried Zam-  Buk, get a box at once.  Druggists and etores, 50c  m<-:  ,_tfFHOENIX PIONEER  ���fi*^. ISSUED  WEEKLY  ���M;  TOk.  ivPhobnix, British Columbia  J-T*  ^^Sdbscription, 2.00 per year  ^>* |2iSO to United States.  m.  ^<S. Kay, Publisher.  vacant civic offices, this has been a  theme for cackling in certain circles.  In past years the suggestion of an  unfavorable candidate's name has  always been confronted with the  query: "Do you want the city to  be run by the Granby?"    .-  To cut off licenses here would   bo  a serious   thing   for   Phoenix.     It  would mean saddling the remaining  hotels with a license out of all   proportion.    The way the trade   is   divided   at   present;���population   and  nationality   considered���is   upon    a  fair and equitable basis,   and   with  possibly one sxception, we  are   not  aware   of any  license  holder   who  desires to "hog" the whole thing.  "Will the hair that  suspends  the  sword   of  Damocles   be  cut?    We  think not, although in certain circles  there may exist a deep   rooted ^impression that a certain revenue is   a  good way to finance a  corporation.  ".The licenses will remain  as  they  are, else we  may be  compelled   to  explode  in  due  time  an   aromatic  subject.  WHEN BUYING YEAST |  INSIST ON HAVING  THIS PACKAGE  1ITESTJ  &mm  WflfllH  ,  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  j If .you have not found a- 1916  calendar ; > -i can reckon time to  suit yout own particular faith or  belief. For instance, if you are a  Jew, this is the year 5677; if a  Mohammedan, it is the year of the  Hegira 1355; if you are harboring  Chinese lineage and favor the new  emperor instead of the republic, it is  year Hung Hin (or hang him.)  Help yourself.  The Moodyville sawmill, built in  the early 60's by "Sue" Moody,  who lost his life on the steamer  Pacific off Cape Flattery in 1875,  was consumed by fire last Thursday. Its capacity was 130,000 feet  a day.  Struck Last Chance Lead  \> r>&'ti;-*--;;,\:*.;-'^':-v..v���:''.,'���'���' 7  ADVERTISING SCALE  ir  ' Because a promoter  fails   in   his  efforts to make some certain mine a  dividend payer does not necessarily  imply that he is either dishonest  or  incompetent.    If it''were  positively  known that every promising mining  claim could be developed into a producer, it is safe to affirm that such a  stupendous amount of capital would  be invested in   mining   that  only   a  comparatively small sum   would   be  left for the financing of other  lines  of endeavor.    There is bound to   be  an element of risk in mining just as  there is- in any other  business   pro  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the time table  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GREAT 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 on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday.  Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  CANADIAN  EXCURSION  FARES  $��  M$^^i0:<'^-:]./'-.!h:^::;'-  Application for Eiquor Licence (30 days) .. ?5.00  ATHJiUeattOa fte Transfer of Lioenoo  97.60  ���::7(f!r��i^iBateo*lJnproveinent (60 days)        $10.00  (p^PVp^aa to Purchase Land notices (60 days) jeet.    The promoter can merely use  p^;f-rt,"i^:-. W-00! his best judgment in the expenditure  :v^^JBilinquerit Oo-Ownershlp notices {�� days $25.001 0ffuncjs entrusted to his   care.     He  3;i&tai&tB'G6rtiAt��UotTlUe notices $8.00  ' Cards of Thanks, SO cents.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  :';f i-/i  {'&%$$3$(?S'  7;_Ulbth��r legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  slngrls column, for'the first insertion; and 8  eente a line for each subsequent insertion, non-  ptottil measurement.  iDispiay:'-,. ads $1.00 prr inch,   single  may manage the affairs of the minej pjr Tamarac, and double CUt,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   8HORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B82  mm  m&  F      f^^#^v;,7"7;-7  ^sS$$$$,-y::^C"-.': ? :-v.:7'  ?/"   I��|i^'?;::7:7;'?'':;-'  r      i^^W^'-'-?--h':.-.'^A ���'������  vX,   -: s&S&jSS/S?'"-'-''''   '���"  ^^|M5v7.'7;r;  S3'"   J   aSsS'SVRsi.'ife,-'^*--:^'.'���;��� .  ;;'^.'-Tne"-fbreg:oing'was   published   in  the7Grand Forks Gazette last week:  ;7 :"At the; recent civic nominations  'in^Phoenix,   only"  two   candidates  "'offered   themselves  for  the    six  ,'aldermanic  offices,    while   none  ��� ���sought the office of chief execu-  ���;>>;7|tive^':77:Mayor Matheson, who has  7    'soably headed   the civic  board  '7-7'for 7; years,    refusing    to    again  ���    'accept the honor though pressed  '    'to do so.    The former mayor and  ^aldermen    are , apparently     not  ���     'anxious   to   monopolize   all   the  'civic honor in Phoenix, especially  'ais the only   indemnity   they   te-  'ceiye    is    unwarranted     abuse.  'There   may   be   other   men   in  'Phoenix who can fill the mayoral  7 'chair, but none  will   lend   more  - 7; 'dignity   or   wisdom    than    has  .'Mayor    Matheson    during     his  ^nearly ten years' of office."  ,. GrancLForks must certainly be  a  ;   quiet  town   these  days   when   the  editor of the Grand   Forks  Gazette  cannot  find  enough   news  in   that  7'burg to fill its columns   with,   with-  ;.,:out. butting   into     Phoenix     civic  affairs and attempting  to  show  us  7 what class of people should run   the  ~; city;  It would be well if the   editor  of  7 the Gazette would stick to the truth.  JFour aldermen were nominated and  ,, elected.    As  regards  the  late   in.  7 cumbent of the7 mayoralty chair, we  migntistate we have known him for  he past twelve years and are   well  able to judge of his capabilities.  ' Weill 7 of   course,    the    Liberals  c^ctaioly/ksp^'rwhere'to go  to   get  support and sympathy in this,   their  hour of trial>and  tribulation.    This  veneer of Conservatism is becoming  more and more   transparent  in  the  Gazette.    When, oh when, will you  get,wise? , ':'���':'���"'.},.  he promotes with undeniable wisdom  and scrupulous fidelity, yet fail to  make it a success. If the ore in the  mine finally tumS*out to be of such  a skimp value that it cannot be  mined at a profit, the most learned  geologists living cannot change the  character of the rock and transform  . t -j *,. ,  ��� j it into a high-grade product/       *" ���  I     Blame and suspicion are too often  / the portion of the  legitimate   mine  promoter   in   cases    where    he    is  entitled   to   unstinted    praise.     He  SINGLE FARE  ROUND TRIP  Account  WINTER  CARNIVAL  ROSSLAND, B.C.  On Sale Feb. 5th to 11th  Limit, Feb. 15th.  J. S. CARTER,  -  D.P.A., Nelson.  That the long crosscut tunnel being driven on the Noble Five group  up Cody Riilch, back of Sandon,  has encountered ihe Last Chance  lead is the opinion of Paul Lincoln,  manager of the Noble Five. A few-  days ago the crosscut broke through  into a lead-of very substantia! look  ing character, the distance from the  portal of the crosscut being about  2,700 feet. That the management  will now proceed to thoroughly open  up these two leads appears about  the logical thing to do, since every  indication goes to show that they  contain lower down extensions of  the big rich ore bodies that ma'de  both the Last Chance and the Noble  Five notable producers and dividend  payers of the early days. It may  take one, two or three years to  accomplish this result and place the  Noble Five among the list of heavy  shippers, but there is no reason to  doubt the splendid future that lies  before the Dunsmuir property.  At  W  THE  NEWEST  DISCOVERY IN CHEMISTRY  Worth Trying  Don't miss anything. If you  make a blunder, so much more experience to your credit; if you succeed, you're a winner. You will  profit either way, and life is awfully  short to miss a try.  This is a recent discovery of Dootor  Piorce, who is head of the Invalids'  Hotel and Surgical Institute at Buffalo,  N. Y. Experiments at Dootor Pierce's  Hospital for several years proved that  there is no other eliminator of uric acid  that can be compared to it. For those  easily recognized symptoms of inflammation��� as backache, scalding nrine  and frequent urination, as well as sediment in the urine, or if urio acid in the  blood has caused rheumatism, it if  simply wonderful bow surely "Amine"  acts. The best of results are always  obtained in cases of acute rheumatism  in the joints, in gravel and gout, and  invariably the pains and stiffness which  so frequently and persistently accompany the disease rapidly disappear.  Go to your nearest drug store and  simply ask for a 50-cent package of  "Anuric," manufactured by Dr. Pierce,  or send 10 cents to Dr. Pieroo for ��  large trial package. If you suspect  kidney or bladder trouble, send him a  sample of your water and describe  symptoms. Doctor Pierce's chemist  will examine it, then Dr. Pierce will  report to you, without fee or charge.  Note : ��� French scientists affirm thai  "Anurio" is thirty-seven times more  active than lithia in eliminating nrit  acid/ and is <a harmless but reliable  chemical compound that may bt safely  given to children, but should be used  only by grown-ups who actually wish to  restore their kidneys to perfect health,  by conscientiously using one box���or  more in extreme cases ��� as "Anoric"  Robt. Forshaw  ���J4i   "^v  praise,  should  be  blamed  when  culpable,  but commended if worthy.  The rapid rise of copper within  the past two months and the belief  that it will remain above twenty  cents for some time to crfme, has  resulted in the miners throughout  Montana, at Butte, Anaconda and  Great Falls, getting a voluntary increase of twenty-five cents per day  from the mine owpers, who are  reaping huge profits from the demands for the red metal.  The order for ,^ie increase in  wages to the Montana miners, which  went into effect recently, applied to  upwards of 25,000 sturdy laborers  in the mines of those sections.  The first order for the increase  was sent out by the Anaconda  Copper Co., the Butte & Superior  Co., and other concerns having  agreed to the increase, which .is to  remain in force as long as copper is  selling at twenty cents or a higher  price.  rJ  fefefe7'  ittlis  .Some time back a letter was received by the license board, com.  posedof one alderman nominated  by the council, the mayor, and the  government representative, request-  ng the cutting  off of  three   hotel  ��� licenses.  -    Nothing was done in this matter,  but since the  recent  failure  to  fill  The little but active and growing  mining settlement of Anyox, the  northern British Columbia headquarters of the Granby Consolidated  Mining, Smelting & Power Co., has  generously contributed 7 to the  various war relief funds. Its total  donations for the five months, July  to November, exceeded $12,000.  It is claimed that Anyox pleads the  list of all British Columbia towns  with a population 2500  and  under.  Chairman Maclnnes has sent a  detailed statement of the contributions for each of the five months for  all the funds; the figures are for  July $3090; August, $2,830; September, $2,730; October, $1,925 and  November,'$l,876;  total,  $12,361.  SYNOPSIS OFCOAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may-be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. -Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to tlie  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal sub-;  divisions of sections, and in unBtir-  veyed territory the tract applied tor  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be se-,  funded 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 returns  accounting for the fall quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay fche  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 De-  minion Lands.  W. W. OORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  -80690.  PHOENIX BAKERY  w. wikMAtna, nmr: \,  (thanks to Dootor Pierce's achievement)  ���    bv "     - ���_-----  bladder corrector obtainable.  is by far the most perfect kidney  Dr. Pierce's Pellets are the origf��aI  little Liver Pills. One little Pellet to  b laxative���three for a cathartic).  Ike Official  Iterts show Bp, Pfkftf  Biking Powder to be most  efficient In strength, of highest  ���ortty and healthfnhess  Madeira  Doughnut*, Madeira Cake,:  Ltinch Cake for Sunday use  delivered o��>rder ���very Sat-  urdaj.   GW�� us a trial order.  OAKM MAM T�� ���RDM AT  IW����T RMA����PIA��1K RATltt  TELEPHONE M  TV-- ���  _fc    CREAM  BAKM6P0WBER  ���*<.���, ������<.-.j-,���  No Kim* No Phosphate of lime  y  The war will cost Canada next  >jear about $20,000,000 a month.  T^at is about $3 a head for every  njsfo., woman and child in it, or $15  per month for the average family.  The manufacturing statistics show  that the average wage of (Factory  employees is about $500 a year, or  $42 a month. -..  S&TTON,  for garden and farm ere beat  for&.C.goil.Sae Catalogue for  solid (guarantee* of purify  ana ^jermitxation.  S end now for Copy f;r����  Sutton SSons.The Kind's Siodnwn  A. J. Wo �� Qlw aid  Victoria     H       Vancoivor  loll! ABSENTS COR BIRITISH CO.UMBI k  Ph*#nix  Pionesr  has far 1�� Y��ars been, re-  cognieed-as fte Mialag  Medium ef the Boundary  country. ���  "In' tht matter ef advertisings !* .*���**����� *���  right klad <rf. people, a��d  an advertisement hi it*  columns hi certain of  quick and profitable re.  snlt��v        _____  Ia the saatter ei all  things pvrftBfBfogr to fhe  progress <rf flw district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. !**��  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your sub.  scription 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.  Bond in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: tp the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  Published !uvfi��'y  Saturday iVi 'imLng  A BUSINESS .MAW IS  KNOWN  BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  ��ar.Stoekot Stationery; is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will, meet with your approval  Why Not Hay�� Yowr Stationery  Printed toy 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  $2.00 per Year in Advance.  $2.50 pc r Year to U. S.  ���MVX*  *��B#K   r   ,ti ���Jf.*:.r;:i.t':.''." ���, ��� ��� .  -  SSSKffirirV '1 ���'/aw;'-':'.:   .'.;��� 1.;.::������/���     ������ ���  lS^ffii&^iM31i:ii-v;:7' v:;v.7i- vv  ,f$M ���#$^fcvw_v ��������� !7^:  iim Ami't^z'  frnm^^^^r'  ^/.'.':.. \:...   ':  SKf^';  ������i&Yiw;.  *.irt(Art,-;Vr. c^,V;.^IrT;  IP  ft-"'".'  la.'.  The Union Hotel  AT YOUR SERVICE  Concentrates  (THE   PrONEEB,    PHOENIX,  DAVE OXLEY .. EHOLTy B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thee. Brown  "Everything: a Man  Wears"  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vig-orous Stock,  handled in a .CLE AN I/1' AND SANITARY  manner Separate 1 Cre? m insures purity and  quality. " Tin Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY  J. VV. Han nam, Prop.  !~-Mu-aM-e��n__-M-a  Public  We announce the completion  of arrangements of delivery of  the Phoenix Pioneer  to your door.  75 % Increase in City Sales   _^_____,^���^���.,.M^���,^^BMMW__M_|___W_W-i~��WB��M^M|11^  in the past four weeks has exceeded our fondest hopes, and  although we endeavored to  guage requirements, we have  been reluctantly compelled to  turn down orders for additional  copies, as we were sold out,  Less than 4e. Weekly  (A 30 Per Cent. Saving)  Brings a Weekly Paper to your door that  does not carry its backbone where its  Elbow should be.  Ashcroft potatoes are now selling  at $30 a ton.  ,. Coal Creek is receiving an influx  of old timers.  ' A carpenters' union was organized  last week at Trail.  Appendicitis is a popular operation  in B. C. these days.  Pork is selling for 12 cents at  New Westminster.  Cougars are prevalent in North  and South Vancouver.  Last year the N...W. M. P. convicted 32 out 33 murderers.  The Victoria German club is .being sued for $400 back rent.  Naramata's light plant is; c'osed  down.for lack of water power.  For ticket scalping W. Eas:land  was last week fined $20 in Vancouver.  Victoria police have petitioned  the council for one day per. month  off duty. '  Pheasants in the Creston Valley-  are hard put to secure food account  of heavy snow.  Trail will invest $16 ih the purchase of a new volume ;of the.  criminal code.  This year makes the twentieth  time E. E. Chipman has swore ih  Kaslo's city council.  Fifty Slavonians were released  last week from the detention' camp  at Morrissey- They speak highly  of their treatment. -    - , - "'  J. Miller, hunter, tourist and  prospector of Princeton, shot",a  large-sized b.ob cat near Bromley  place, Hedley, Sunday.  At Okanagan Center pyjamat are  being turned out in huge quant ti��:s  by the Red Cross society for t'ie  wounded soldiers in hospitals.  Ten years ago the Hedley "10 i-  pital commenced with three b��cU.  Now it constitutes one of the post  up-to-date institutions in the hue -icr.  Mayor McBeath, Vancouver,  that-in the pa  mucrrlaKity  >mentary -practice  'enforced. . . -   *     ,    >     _  The Cranbrook Herald are offering watches to' induce - people to  become subscribers. They should  open their mouth in civic affairs and  increase their local sales 75 per cent  as "The Pioneer" did.    .  owndary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES���  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  : potentialities as the above.   The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there  are more than surface indications  of the presence of coal. 7;  7     * ?  FOREST AND Ml ERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretchos are among the richest in' the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessab'le to river and railway. There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could not be reached  by the expenditure of the smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former eamp, 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 t�� a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted of tfae  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  ofthe province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities ofthe 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 reve ation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province the' motorists paradise, millions having-'been  spent on the constructic n of government roads.  No localityis better served with railroads than  the  Boundary district.;;  > At  :rseatn, Vancouver,  says    ---,"���        ������   - -     '  <��� �����   - i - 1  >ast- there .has  been   too    - present'this section   is  served  by  two" of the greatest systems on the continent; the   1  in,the. council.>���<; ��arUa-II ;.C^ P.R.-and Great Northern companies* -whilet'^vithin a few- months .th& route't��'tWe��-.  ���"   Pacific coast will be  commercially-curtailed'by the opening of the'new K. V. V.  branch of the former.  * f\  Mail Your {iubs cription Today  X. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening' at  Oddfellows���Halt-���Vfcttlug bietluren  cordially invited.  Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc. .,  ���'William Oxley, Noble Grand.  Oscar Gustafson, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy.  A ~*a  Have You Contributed to  Our Tobacco Fund ?  Thisrls what 25c. Sends:  50 CIGARETTES,  4 OUNCES TOBACCO,  PACKET OF MATCUES  Our soldiers aivj 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."  This sending out of something is a  solemn duty. The empty pipe is bad  enough anywhere, as every smoker  knows, but at the front it is a tragedy.  Send Your Contribution  to The Pioneer Office and  it will be acknowledged.  He will remember you because iciv  name and address is written, <>i. t u>  postcard we enclose in every 25c.  Parcel you subscribe for.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine Elingren. Noblo Grand.  Mi's. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  E. E. Barnes, C.C.  C. H. Knight, K. ofR.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  ���Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Win. Wills,  M.K.C.  Mrs. H.Tilton.  M.K.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hull, Friuay  Eveuings, sit S p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Ricu.vru) Br.u.vDKT-r., "W. P.  T. li. Claiike, W. Secy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and V?ay-  g-age Transfer. Careful a tuition to all orders.     Phone   V56.  James G. McKecwn  Now that the Holiday Season  is over, we can attend  to your needs very  promptly.  A Large Stock of Parts for all  Standard Watches.  .f*  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation 'For1 JViinei-s  F17JEST OF WINES, LIOUORS AND CJG^F. 5 IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. YOVll  PATROXAC E  SOLICITED.  uiitailim.li��_te'fltf__UMaHC3ii  afei^/afiaaifcfflagas^ ;.KS  cS��?S  5?iS  "���*,<!.  I��  ���sv  "^  F"->      ">*>  ���p  S?JSB   PJONEEB,    PMOBHIX,   BHITIBH   CTOEU!KBr_i.  ���������... ���   ���   , .      , .        , ;  wffiuwMM ini,w.m:,"ii> m,"i i ,iw*>te  We Try to Make You f eel it Home  Offers exceptional advantages to Miners; a warm comfortable dry; Clean and Gosy Bedrooms; Well-Cooked  and Well-Served Meals; also the Finest Bar and Highest  Quality of Goods in the Boundary Country.    -'  aamam  Local and General  Queen's Hotel  At Your Service  OXLEY & BOONE, PROPS.  J  fa  !*+��� \'.fr  CQME AND  ENJOY  THE 19th  ANNUAL  Issland Winter  Feb. 7 to 11  .��9i  *?t<      ,  iw  *f%n  L.     $?��" *  ;. Fastest Hockey Teams in the Interior of B.C.  - Competitions for British Columbia and  International Championships.  SKI-ING, HORSE RACING AND MASQUERADE  Special Rates on All Railroads.  For full particulars, apply to  A. W. ROLLAND, Secretary,  Rossland, B. C.  ���A', ' -  fe?X'  "U- -:  .111  The Lake Studio  OF GRA )   *>? C 3�� PHCENIX BRANCH  v . t t v  *"' "���**" *���"��� JaMT to 21  Ready for business  BROOKLYN AVP     (Next cloor to Pioneer Office*  Mrs. A. Hillier left Thursday for  Rossland.  J. A. Morrin left Thursday for  Rossland.  Get your carnival masks at  Quance's.���20c to 50c.  Snowfall for the week, 13; 33.50  for week; 99.87 for season.  Born on Sunday, Jan. 23, to Mr.  and Mrs. W. D. Williams, a  daughter.  Miss Ada Pierce returned from a  pleasant visit spent in Princeton on  Tuesday.  W. S. McDonald, C. P. R. agent  at Eholt, came up for the dance on  Monday. ���  A large reel of "The Master Key"  will be shown in the opera house  next Thursday. /  '   John   Beechy,   of Greenwood,  is  lleaving for England shortly, to work  in a munition factory.  Dave Oxley, of the Union hotel,  Eholt, took in the military farewell  concert and dance Monday.  Page Boyle left for his home in  Spokane Monday after spending a  week curling night and day at the  bonspiel.  R. J. Smith, district passenger  and freight agent for the G. N; railway, paid a visit to Phoenix on  Wednesday.  U. V. Richard, who has been the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Clark,  returned to his home in Great Falls,  Mont., Monday  Why not make sure of securing a  copy of "The Pioneer" every week?  Delivered to your door, $2.00 a year;  saves you 30%.  The many friends of E. Engtn  will be pleased to. learn that he is  now out of the* hospital and on the  road to recovery.  Two houses on New York town,  site for sale; one six-roomed house  on Brooklyn avenue for sale. Apply G. W. McAiiliffer       %  O. Makar, who has worked at the  Greenwood'smeHer; since ^1908,> left  party of anglers from here fishing  the lake on his property for trout  the coming season. :  The windows of E. A. Black,  jeweler, are the centre of attraction  this week. Noted as one of the  show places of town, it never fails  to attract attention; but never more  so than this week, its windows displaying close to forty prizes; their  pleasing effects and usefulness mute  testimony to the indefatigable efforts  put forth by the Woman's Patriotic  society in their laudable efforts to  raise funds February 3 by means of  an ice carnival.  Wednesday evening's sock social,  tinder the auspices of the  Woman's  Patriotic society in the I. O.   O. F.  hall, was a huge success.    Proceeds  amounted to 250 pairs of socks, one  pair being   price   of admission. - A  dance and supper-followed the whist  drive.    Mrs. Knight presided at the  piano, assisted   by   the   Ironside's  orchestra.     In the whist drive  Miss  Cassie   McDonald   carried   off  first  prize, Mrs.   E.   E.   Barnes  second;  Mrs. Dan McDonald the consolation.  In thesame order B.  Oxley,  J.     B.  Ingram,  jr.,   and    Ab.    McQueen  carried off the  gentlemen's  prizes.  A  large  number  from   Greenwood  attended.  JUST ARRIVED 150  DANDY ASSORTMENT  Price, 20c to 50c.  TVS,QUANGE"���>   Phoenix, B.C.  f:  asm  ..in i^tanji  first step they take in the welfare of  the town will be the clearing out of  pimps, a residue of the number re-,  maining from last year.  . These solicitous gentlemen, who  neither work nor spin, may be seen  mingling with iniberates almost any  evening. Their selected hours are  when the lights shine brightest and  bats numerous.  We desire to expound the true  definition of "pimp" for edification  of those who, among themselves,  are so solicitous for the good name  of Phoenix. Perhaps the old council  were unable to define this alleged  human, so here goes:  A pimp is one who provides  gratification for the lust of others; a  procurer; a pander; to procure  women for the gratification of  others' Justs.  |     B: C. Mining    |  Editorial Comment  last week t&take a position with the  .����- ���'  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, JAN. 22,1916  No Show  To-Night  Films Delayed en Transit  fe#?*7fe.v'7'^  w%m{i���   Royal Billiard Parlors  TAYLOR & NELSON, PROPS.  ff*fP������ Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes  ��^tM:-;':^::    BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND   , -': v:77':7>  Hl^tel Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  ISSS^^*,okors'SuPP,ies�� Soft Drinks.   ."  m&mmm  jli||ii?7pi7":77;7..7..7(;  foZ'&f-i;: :���-_:- -r/.-yd; :y?,-w_.   ���    '.\:ff .  Billiards.   Pool.    Bowling-Alleys  i|���^s-^7a^"f7.  ^vXrSlVllft?lOMTCi0r y��Ur FOXCS  iuuslcr��t, Vhite Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  otic  NORTirAHERICAK RAw'pZhS  ��s$^w*ty&':7: '-"r 77 .  '������ .;������   ...,'���'  ^Siim&it^v-r-.,....  im!86fa!it&,ii_.Ais,w;��\ui'.:i-  *%"?"��'���?��� ?!!'" ,Fur biaro���"'-^ " >~....F��  utntion existing for "more thin/,iii.i v!lth a" ul!l>lc"iishedrep-  A.B.SHUBERT, Inc. SS^^g^^It  Granby company at Anyox.  H. M. Laing- ensured tobacco for  another soldier  at  the  front ���this  week by contributing half a  dollar.  [Total collected to date, $23.75.  A full line of writing tablets, envelopes and papetries, direct from  the mills of W. G. Gage & Co.  Now on sale at Almstrom's.  Dr. Guy, dentist, of Grand Forks,  will open an ofH3e in the Lake  studio, Dominion avenue, February  7 to 18. Careful attention and personal supervision to patients.  J. D. Campbell, of Grand Forks,  who defeated-A���T~ Walley in the  final contest Rossland cup, left for  Grand Forks Monday, highly pleased  with,his weeks' curling at the bonspiel.  The Woman's Patriotic society  kindly ask the ladies to 'make  candies for the carnival to bs held  on February 3. Donations may be  left at the residence of Mrs. James  Leslie, opposite P.   Burns*  market.  The I. O. O. F. will meet the  hockey team of the above named  organization from Greenwood on  Wednesday, January 26, at the local  rink. Proceeds to E. Engen, who  suffered severe injury in recent game  here.  Twenty years' experience, in English, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adaneur,  Greenwood.  Nick Palorcia returned home  Monday evening from a visit to  relatives in Hazelton, Penn. Nick  says that prosperity seems to be  equally divided with all in that  region. He discusses with pride  the fact that most of the young  fellows 18 to 20 years of age are  married and have one and two of a  family.  Tom F. Oxley, senior member of  Oxfey & Boone, Queen's hotel, left  Monday for his ranch at Shuswap  -ake. This ten days' vacation will  ���nable Mr. Oxley to supervise conduction of a residence in which it  is his intention to domescile a laige_  (Continued from Page 2)  ���  This year Phoenix enjoys the distinction of having a  self-nomioated  and self-elected city council.    Barring Aid. Almstrom,   the  c?ne   new  member, who is to be commended  for his daring in venturing^to assist  ih; moulding  the. ^destiny  of \ civic  |��ff��rs^tfr 19i6;lthe   old   members,'  ^cording to their remarks, are^of a  mind with   the  mayor in  agreeing  that.. last   year's   endeavors    were  highly     commendable. -   However,  Aid. D. J. McDonald evidently was  not wholly of a mind with the  chief  executive, and it is pleasing to note  that he has the manhood   to  admit  criticism was coming to them.  Aid. Almstrom's remarks to the  e(ffect that he did not think the  public took criticism of late council  seriously are worthy of notation.  His views, undoubtedly, will change'  when he has been initiated into the  mysteries of civic government.  The remarks made by, the chief  executive that they were not infall-  able, and that he cared not a snap  for criticism are- worthy of note.  As far as infalability goes, last year  proved the council anything but  tin gods. It is given to all of us  to select such gods as we mayivish.  Some people select gods of wood.  However, for 1916 we have a  self-nominated[and self-elected city  council, and it will be of interest to  many to see how they conduct the  affairs of the people.  ';  ��   Now that Phoenix has  a  council  to look after the welfare of the  city  In the shelving of the financial  statement of last year's council till  the next meeting, our present self-  nominated and self-elected representatives have made a bad start.  To think that the managers of a  large corporation should think so  light of this important document is  to be deplored.,,  " The fact that it was only laid over  until the next meeting does not  prevent it from being still further  tabled indefinately.  Perhaps this costly document,  secured at the expense of $100, may  yet find a resting place .in a glass  bottle labelled: "A scrap of paper,  symbol of peace and harmony in the  1916 council." '  In view ofthe  demand   for .zinc,  the Slocan Star Mines, limited, have  decided  on   making  extensive  im-!  provements- to  utilize  to   the  best  advantage, and while the market* is  good, the extensive reserves .of zinc  ore in the mine.     It is proposed   to  install a new power  plant  on  Carpenter creek, and   to  construct   an  aerial, tramway  between   the    mill  and  the   railway.    This   will   make  the mine independent of the shortage   of power   experienced    during  the dry season, and will reduce .the  cost of hauling ore   to   the   railway  and delivering supplies at the  mine  to an appreciable extent.  Inspector J. Newton, ofthe mines  department, after a- trip to several  of the mines in the interior, reports  general activity everywhere, with .  very few, if any, idle miners. He  thinks there is likely to be a shortage in the province before many  months.  John Cechlero has completed  his  contract of 150 foet of tunnel on the -  Hartney, New Denver.  Fred Falconer, formerly of this  city, is now living at Theresa, Sask.  He reports progress.  ,In-^ the" filling' of vacant seats  Wednesday evening on this year's  city council, it is now apparent that  it was desired, by the old, ^members  at least, to secure the office at all  costs.  How much more dignified it would  have ��� been had they refused the  office and insisted on their nominators calling a public meeting of the  citizens, rendering an account of  last year's stewardship, and asking  to be nominated by citizens other  than the four first elected.    _  The fact that the law allowed this  procedure is no sign that it was the  most desirable method. Still, it is  an accomplished fact now; accomplished at an hour when owls hooted  and old night reigned.  The Largest Piano  Tuning Business  In The West  for 1916, it as to be hoped  that  the  B  A conspicuous feature of the congratulatory remarks of the mayor  and aldermen last Wednesday evening, in referring to past year's  labors ��f the council, was the entire  absence of mention of the retiring  member.  From the dark ages . down to  present civilization, this has been a  feature of all love feasts. Why, oh  why, was this omitted? Its absence  was as noticable as a freckle on a  white elephant. It appears they  knew not his worth, but let him go  unlaurelled to the grave.  I got this by giving  satisfaction,  with years of factory jand 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  ear, and all  with consideration for good music  in trueness and   beauty  of tone  that   is possible,' and   value   for  their money.    This the manufacturers know builds up the reputation   of  their  instruments   also.  This is why I  am  highly recommended by the best piano firms,  being the best authority in Cao-  ada.  ALVIN E. PERKINS  will be in Phoenix about the ,4th  week in January.  Orders   may   be   left   at   this  Office.  i*r  :#&  1  Church Services]  Unprecedfented opportunity in Phoenix for the establishment of a Brewery. Good water. Many  excellent building sites, and cheap freight rates on  two railroads. Increasing population, of this and  adjacent  towns,   warrant establishment   of same.  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.  Doryal.  St.  John's   Church ���Holy  com-  muhibn at 8 and   11  a.m.   Morning  prayer,   10.30.    Sunday   school   at-  2.30.    Evensong, 7.30.   Rev. A. M.  Lloyd, vicar.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church  ���Service January 30th at 7:30 p.m.  Sunday school at 2. p.m. Prayer  meeting Wednesday, at the manse,  7.30 p.m. All welcome. Rev. J. R.  Munro, pastor.  ADDRESS:  iusiness Op;  CARE   PHOENIX PIONEER  Application for a Transfer of  Liquor License.  To  the Board  of Licence Commissioners, Phoenix, B. C:  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix-  B.C., at their next sitting, for a transfer of the Liquor License for the  Queen's Hotel in the name of Tom I<\  Oxley und J. J3. Boom;.  Toi r F. Oxley.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 21st day  [ot January, l&i6.

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