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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 11, 1916

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 ir.^.yw^J.^  ^J***^vm*am+yitf0  !^*fww^^  7<!f.  ^Vk'wS*  if  -���<.:-:"  ,,;S<;  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  ���7;��<;,:'  WINS MILY  JEWS TROPHY  Adding pf Third Cup Ends  i  Hbckey ^ehedule for  Fan arid Player  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH li, 1916  The Phoenix Pionker is  .published in' the X&tfeat  municipality in -Oanadtv^  altitude, 4,800,ft/ The eMy  has a population of 1,6W.  and possesses flrst-clifts  hotels, opera house, sohbola  Sill  , i'^  :������"���?-  Thursday evening- the Trail and  Phoenix hockey septettes again,met  on Phoenix ice to decide who ��� hould  hold the, Nelson Daily News Cup  for this year. Bishop brothers, of  Nelson, were judge bf play and  referee respectively.  The puck was faced off  al  8.30,  self during this period. The gong  sounded with thevscore 2.1 in favor  of Phoenix.  The third period was still faster.  'Both teams eviden'fjy determined to  land the silverware, and from the  sound of the gong the teams mixed  it fast and furious. "Happy" Mur.  ray made several clever get-aways,  with Cook, Bassett and McWha on  the firing line bombarding the frail  goal tender Who was equal to the  occasion.  The scene was changed, and 'the  home boys had difficulty in prevent- I  ii>e Fraser and Saunders, who persisted in bombarding Phoenix's goal  tender by shooting at him from all  directions. After ten minutes of  play McDonough scored   for   Trail,  Several  on    both  An Hour With the City Fathers     I  4v,,l������  ,7..    ���   ' "���l^"���"-w-��na���MaiaJ  a full board being present    Minutes  affairs o.f o.hers.    Let the   trustees  nF     ���      . .faction.^'  Report of the health officer for the | ���  Aid. Rogers  Tom McNeill and D:   McMillan.    IlEDlTOCim' 1/mr w W  see them nearly every day.    T saw  BfiNEST ffiHJLER  Angus McGiilvray about two weeks "4��IiI~  ago; he is in the"  and   the   game   commenced.��   The  first period was sensational in spots, j the   count   totalling    2-2  the   teams   contenting   themselves   good   combination   plays  with occasional   spurts.    The   goal   sides were put into   effect, "only ^o  tenders had their work  cut  out   to   be   frustrated   by   the    defence    on  prevent the individual players   from   each occasion.'  scoring.    Treheroeand Bassett, of J     The first game of this series   was  last two months was vtheh ��� r��ad.  His report of milk tests made" from  milk submitted by dairymen Arder:  son, Tremblay, Hartley, Haunam  and McKay showed total solids to  be normal. , >">  A special committee consisting of  Aldermen Rodgers and , AJmstrom  reported re the Tomich case. As  "t developed on investigation that  duties to her family and injury suis.  tained in a fracas with her husband  "We reduced  last  year,7why not this year.^'      "  .The   mayor  explained   that.1 last  year's estimates had no bearing  on  [the  case   now.    This   was   a   new  council.    It looked as  though   Mr.  Carson was trying to get the council  in bad.     However,   if  the   trustees. ~0-,   ....��   ,iC,   u  desired the council to run the school  k"ow,   came   back   wounded  they would do it."   :  But Aid.' Rogers bad a weather  eye out to reducing the estimates,  and in face of citations   read   from  kilties.    He  used  to  be  blacksmith's  helper   in   the  Granby   shops.    T.    Silas   and   I.  Morrison, pf the Mother Lode, went  to the front in a recent draft, as did  R, Agnew.     I saw   P.   Poulton, he  was  back   here   with   pneumonia.  He,   I  heard,   was   back  again   in  t ranee.    I also saw Bob Kerr.    He  was back with a shrapnelwound   in  the back.     He  will   also   be   going  back  soon.-I   saw   Harry   Sewell  some   time   ago,   and   he,   as    you  from  Says that Tammany Hall  Gangsters Assisted  Liberal Party  ��il  *tif  mm  mm  mm,  I'&ftff ##''.*'  i jTf' Ik* -wiv  tmwi  mm  mm  mm  mm  of 2-1, leaving   Phoenix   a  lead   of . ?ard tbat as the government  ����e   goal.    This   one   goalN   gave  Phoenix the Nelson News trophy.  Miner Meets Death  ?"����.H^!^s���,<red h?f b��-����������l��m.r of'bu^��"  Phoenix s   l.ne.up,     played     good   played at Trail, when Phoenix   ca-p    the matter of "er support   with   the  hockey throughout this period,   but   lured the McBride cup with a score' ^overnment a&ent. it being opinion  failed each 'time of landing a'counr.    -cnJ   ���      ���        - nf tU~ ' A ->---       ������  Saunders and Fraser, of Trail, made  an excellent showing, coming within an ace of scoring on several  occasions. However, the gong  sounded and found the score nil.  The only penalties were those of  Shore of Phoenix,   and   Moynes   of  right to pare the estimate passed.  The debate^ ended in a round-table  discussion 7hat talked itself out in a  whisper, ended in calling for a   new  iMW'*.J*.Trail for a couple of minutes.  od was somewhat  thepuck st irted,  d  sensational   run:  unfortunately      _  p count; as the   visitors'  goal   tender  .TUB ������  wj*s on the job. .. The Trail boys got  ������*���-       downirto .business* and "gave - the  'home team'ahd-gosihtender all they  could do to prevent a   score.'    Bas-  " '"uett.-by'this time," .woke-up^arid'Vook  "the puck "the   whole' length' of  the  ice and scored the first goal   amidst  a tumult" of applause.    The   home  team by this time was being   forced  ' by the visitors.     McDonough, on a  from.. Saunders,   scored  pass  and  made the tally a tie. The game got  faster all the time, and Bassett after  30 seconds of play again scored;  Shore*gave a good account of him-  Falling rock in the 115-foot stope  cut short the life of Antonias Svetch,  an   Austrian   machine   man   in   the  employ of the Granby mine Sunday  afternoon    about    4.30.     Deceased  n as 28 years of age,   and   previous  to coming here wa<. employed in the  mines   of  Calumet,    Mich.    Death  was instantaneous, and  the ^verdict  ot fhe-coroner's jury' was-accidental  death.    "At 8.30 Wednesday   moni-  infirtbejremitins were forwarded via  the Great Northernsforani&erment-'at  OUujxiet_where~gTavesicle "Wrvfces  ^-Ul'-'be   held.     Deceased,    was     a  member of thevlocal j miners'  union,  from the detention camp, they were,  in a measure liable for her support  as heretofore. -   ���  Moved by Aid. Almstrom, seconded by Aid. Biner that the'water and  light company be notified to put   on  new caps on the fire hydrants fc rth-  with and see that they were in w >rl--  ing order.     Failing this, the coi ncil  will do the work  and   charge   i;   to  the .company.     It   developed    -.hat  five of the hydrants needed   rep ar j.  The matter of an additional stre;t  light ordered installed was' next' up  for   consideration'.*' 'CJeffe., ' Per.cins  said Mr. Howard had p><i^ised most'  faUhfuUy^to attend'torthy^-miuer.-  Mr.  .Howafa; >ltfqfc*<>-We$. ^to  promise once again.   ���   .    k  eThe question of a better fire alsirm  Festubert, and was all ready to   go  back when he got a   poisoned   knee  and had to go to the hospital to  be  operated     upon.    .      .     .   . M[ke  Donnelly is here.'    Johnny Marshall,  who used to be   drygoods   clerk  in  Morrin & Thompson's, went to   the  front a few weeks agb.   ^He was in  the   scouts   map    making.     Well,  what do you know about the parliament buildings, Ottawa? The people  over here say from what  they   have  r j ������>-���" ""i   nicy   nave  following the adjournment at 9.10 seen of the   Canadians  it   will   not  a member of the order and   a- good  workman.     In Phoenix he leaves to  mourn his loss Mr. and   Mrs.   John  Miskulin,   Mrs.    Miskulin   being    a | Nelson,  sister.  it was suggested and acquisitioned  to that the first Wednesday in each  month be council sight.  Wednesday evening's   debate   of  the city council clearly showed -.hat  Aid. Geo. Rogers was some flopjer.  There was a time in. this city v hen  it was conceeded that this representative stood for fairness in all th ngs  "appertaining   to   the ��� wage   eai jer.  In   tbe   face   of  weighty    evid -r.ee  adduced by the chief i executive "and  his colleagues, he would have  taem  grasp''the, merest    opportunity-   to  jbhisetidown ��� an  appropriation  made  ��A,��0^r��ttae<necessary ' expenses ^Tof  a school teacher's slight advance in  salary.'  ' / .   Apart from the  fact   that   is   was  take them long to   build  up   again.  Best regards to all friends.  Vours truly,  D. Paterson.  No. 23432, Cas.  Co'y   30,   Reserve  Battalion, Hythe,   Kent,   Eng.  In Mempriam  ,   Victoria, B. C, March 8. (Special   :  to  the  Pioneer)���The    sensational'  charges of Ernest Miller, M. P/P.,'  for Grand Forks, in the   legislature  on Tuesday in connection   with', the "7  way in which the Liberals won   the  bye   elections, in    Vancouver    iad 'r<  Victoria   have   created    a   stir-'Jiri  political  circles   here.    Mr.   Miller  claimed that the   publican   and   the  v  .preacher were both induced by the  Liberals to support  their   cause'?jn^  Victoria.;.One section of the Liberals  gathered  in   the   prohibition    vote, '"-'  while another section  captured 'the  liquor interests.    The Grand Forks  member declared that  in   fact,   the  Liberals who had   posed   as   prohibition   supporters   actually   had    a  conference with the liquor   interests  in Victoria and had   arrived  at  an  understanding with them. When this  assertion was denied by Mr.   Brewster, member elect for Victoria, Mr.  Miller offered to produce   the  name  of his informant, who, he said,   had  actually addressed the liquor gathering   referred   to      He   went   on ��� to  assert th��t the Liberals of   the .province,   imported ' Tammany    Wall  politicians from New York*  tol r^>lp  ,sfer  mm.  ���:-<4:.:;i&&  Resolution    adopted    by     Phoenix  Minors' Union, No. 8, W.F.M.   r .,���, ���.JUl ���cw xorK .roir.-ip  Whereas, once more we- stand in'l them win the bye elections, and.a;'ter  the presence of death, tbat the   Im- Ubeir success in Vanrn,,���.,.i,VjJ:,w  77^7s;M��;ft��s  '7"> "'"7"'I  1^   -     J%��4  and was Toted for���his principles, asf��y��,tem   received   the-earnest    con-,  sideration of the city   fathers 'next. |ffranted that tbe ***** question was  a     4-�������,..��:^���".:.,���    e- -kit'-   -_     | up to the school trustees, it is to  be  A    communication    from    Managerl .     .        .   .             _ '     '  Godfrey, of the telephone company-'!'  we have lost a comrade,  'quiet   and I Vancouver.  Oliver typewriter ribbons for sale  at "The Pioneer" office.  m  ^  LENT IS  Are you prepared for it ? We are! In fact our  stock is more complete than ever before. The  value of Fish as a food has long been recognized by.the medical profession for its nutritious  value.    You order will have o'ur careful attention.  Kippered Herring, 18c. lb.  Smoked Bloaters,   18c. lb.  do.       Halibut,    20c. lb.  do. Salmon, 20c. lb.  Digby Chix - 35c. box  Finnan Haddie - 20c. lb.  Salt Mackerel 20c. lb.  Salt Herring 12k. lb.  Salt Sea Trout        20c. lb.-  Canned Salmon, Sardines, Trout,  Shrimp, Lobsters, Herring, Etc.  Fresh Fruit, Vegetables  Ripe Tomatoes 35c. lb.  Green Onions - 3 for 25c.  Radish, 3 bunches for 25c.  Rhubarb - 20c. lb.  Bananas -       50c. doz.  Grape Fruit 3 for 50c.  Lettuce ' - - 40c. lb.  Oranges ���;s7$cJ"d  50c. doz.  Roman  Meal  Demon-  stration  Maude M. Hickin-  yos, will be here today demonstrating  ROMAN    MEAL.  Come In.  on the matter was read.  As it would cost $22.50 a month to  affect an improvement, the value of  which, was doubted over existing  system, the discussion ended in the  proposed change being relegated to  a state of statu quo.  Moved by Aid. Biner and seconded  by D. J. McDonald that Aid. F.  Mr. Donald interview Mr. Stafford,  at the Granby compressor with a  view to improving the arrangements  for speedier siren alarms.  The city replied to Mr. Parker,  who threatened suit for injuries sustained, when his horse threw him  over an unfenced embanbment. The  text of the reply was that the corporation did not consider themselves  liable. <-  N. J. Carson, secretary of the  school board, appeared before the  board and spoke both in his official  capacity and as a citizen re the increase in school, estimates granted  by the council last meeting. Mr.  Carson contended that inasmuch as  the school board was overdrawn last  year, and that the estimates covered  increase in the principal's salary it  was up to the council ro say whether  the additional expenditure covered  should stand. He understood the  principal had been buttonholing  some of the aldermen.  The buttonholing charge was denied by a majority of the aldermen.  Alcf. Rogers���"The estimates are  not worth the paper they're, written  on. They are always overdrawn,  and in debt now."  The mayor explained that the  school board commenced 1916 with  a clean financial sheet, last year's  overdraft having been charged to  profit and loss account. He contended with his colleagues that the  $5 salary increase had nothing to  do with them. If Aid. Rogers objected to1 increased estimates, why  did he not say so last meeting. It  was not their place to run the school  board.  Aid.    Almstrom���"Aid.     Rogers  To  the  in  deplored that Aid. Rogers as an ex  laborer who has tasted the bitterness of a frugal salary should be so  mercenary as to wish to cut any  appropriation covering wages,  put it another way: If he had  right, he should not exercise it,  view of the fact that he is supposed  to have embraced Socialistic principles years ago.       '  Poor George! It's too bad this  sudden jump from the fold of the  class conscious. But any time an  "eagle" gets away from this alderman it is sure going to emit a doleful squawk���for the tail feathers  will be missing. . ,  Dan Lpst His Black Strap  Hythe, Kent,  Feb. 15, 1916.  Dear Mrs. Ingram:���I received  your letter of Dec. 30 a few days  ago and was glad to hear you were  all well. Well, we have been down  here in Hythe about two months in  billets, and I have been on the"com-  pany police. I have had a good  time since I came back from the  front.- About the letters: .  About the parcels you have sent: I  got one before we went to Vpres,  last April. There was, as you say,  four pounds of tobacco and of that  I gave some away to the other boys  and I had two pounds in my knapsack at  Langemarck,   and   the   ��� Germans captured it.     It  made me wild to think of the  Bosches chewing good Fhoenix  blackstrap. The other parcels have  no doubt gone to the regiment, and  the boys up there, not having my  address, will have kept them. I  don't think that I will be back in  Phoenix very soon. I went through  a medical examination a few days  ago, the doctor could not find anything the matter with me, so 1 guess  I'm for the front <-igain whenever  they need reinforcements. No  doubt that will be as soon as they  start fighting in . . Ther : are  some    boys    from     Phoenix      here.  unassumio^Lmanner, and a p-oodl ���    '  -^  '   , >'   , t    '^^0M^[M0i  tnjutch  men extend our heartfelt sympathy Ume of the season and constit��t��s  to Mr. and Mrs. John Miskulin and/the finale to many exciting- games  friends. - /during the year.    .Tonight the   ririfc  That a copy of  these   resolutions /seats its last audience for the season,  be   sent   to, his^ relatives   and    our/a7id~wiirr5e_cIo'sed   fb~borh   hockey  charter be draped in "black. /fans and skaters.  31=  =11=  m  Store of  Qualit  SPECIAL  FOR TO-DAY:  Hot House Lettuce - 40c. lb.  Parsley, 10c. bunch  ii  ii  Cauliflower  Green Onions  Fresh Tomatoes  California Celery  Oranges  Bananas  Just  35c, each  3 for 25c.  35c. lb.  3 for 50c.  50c. per doz.  50c.  ii  a few suggestions, visit our store  and see what we have to offer.  arnes HWIWWiW^Wi^-'-'  W%v7,',>r'    "������  T*  m;U-.,':>:  W0^l  TEE   ^IXTO^R,    OTOT^XX,   'J&COSP   Q0LD.MBIA.  MUH1UMCII  lll^  THE NEWEST REflEDY  Backache, Rheumatism and Dropsy,  . CMoey. Bladder and Uric Acid troubles  %ring tnlsery to many. When the kidneys  &n wdak or diseased, these natural llltors  do not fcleansQ the -blood sufficiently, and  the poison^ are carried to all parts of the  body.   There 7 follow' depression,\achos  Sad pains, heaviness, drowsiness,.Irrlta-  IIlty,"headache8,. chillinesstand' rhea*  m&tfsm.  In some people there are sharp  Kilna lathe back and loins, distressing  adder-disorders and sometimes obstinate dropsy.    Tho uric acid sometimes  :, forms Into gravel or kldney'stones. ������ When  tho nri<syacid'affects the muscles and  Joints, Iv'causos lumbago,- rheumatism,  ,- Bout orsclatlca.  This Is the time to try  i'������ Anorlc," 'Send 10c:' lor trial package.  During digestion uric acid is absorbed  Into the-system from meat eaten, and  " even from 'Some vegetables. The poor  kldneys'get tired'and backache, begins.  This Is a good time to take "Anurlc,"  tt�� new discovery of��Dr. Pierce for Kld-  Mf trouble and' Backache: Neglected  Wdney trouble is; responsible for many  deaths, and Insurance Companyexamln-  tng doctors always test tho water of an  ppllcant before a policy will be Issued.  ve yon ever set asido   '  tw��j��ty-four hours ?  ave yon ever set asido a bottle of water  ~ twmty-four" hours?   A heavy sedl-  t orsettllng sometimes indicates kid  m  mr  ing i _  ��� troiible. The true nature and chared diseases,, especially those of the  Anem, and urinary organs, can often  . determined by a caroful chomical analysis and microscopical examination���  this Is done by expert, chemists of the  Medical Staff of the Invalids' Hotel.   If  Ewlsh to know your condition send a  pie,of your water to Doctor Pierce's  ��ld��',Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y.. and de-  lf2v��ertb#,^onr'symptoms.     It will be ex-  ���.���^^rftfcont any expense to you, and  jPlarce'or'hls Staff of Assisting  ||,wl}l inform you truthfully. .  [j,;y;;;^y:--|i: -���  ���;:   ...- ���'-���  ,:���' XVOW THTSKW I  lWl';e>bout yourself, your system,  npgf'l ?anatomy,   hygiene,   simple  iome cares, etc., In the "Common Sense  llcall'Advlser," a book of 1008 pages.  . | to' Dr. V. M.Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  p'10 cento in one-cent stamps for a cloth  ���'���Wand copy.   Customs prepaid.  ��sa>  s-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  V      G. Kay, Publisher.  yl j Mj. k  **- : ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (3Qjlays) ..95.00  Application far Transfer of Licence    $7.60  Certificate of Improvement (60days)       810.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)  .M  .'. $10.00  , Delinquent Co Ownership notices 90 days $25.00  H.BapHeaXfe Certificate ot Title' notices....... $8.00  7^0a*��tajBtJ3Chai.ks. 60 cent*.,,} (J_ ���_ *-'. u "    .,.  What he proposes therefore is quite  the 'contrary. He would tax the  mining industry more severely than  ���any other industry in' the country.  The grossly unfair treatment of  successful mining companies has not  been pointed out by the minister in  the House. He has also worded  his proposal that discrimination  against mining companies is not  apparent to those who are unfamiliar  with the mining industry. By putting companies of so many kinds- in  one class he strikes a blow at mining  in an effective manner without the  average citizen realizing the injustice  and shortsightedness of it. A producing mine is a wasting asset.  Sir Thomas knows it. Why does  he ignore the fact?"  Development of our resources and  increase in proportion should be the  aim of our government at all  times  and.'particularly  now.     Why  does  Sir Thomas propose   to   discourage  the investment, of foreign capital?  : It inust, of  course,   be  admitted  that a minister'of .'-finance   in   these  days has an extremely difficult task.  It is easy to criticize his   proposals,  for new methods'of taxation must be  devised to  meet   the   war   expenditures, and new methods are   almost  sure   to   result   in  distributing   the  burden unevenly.    Sir Thomas   undoubtedly   wants   to   place    it    on  those most able to   bear it.     Many  have made fortunes out of Canada's  mines,  and   the   minister   naturally  considers that such persons   should  contribute freely.    A reasonable tax  on the profits of successful   mining  companies, in spite of the fact   that  mining, like agriculture, is   a   basic  industry and deserving of the fostering   care   of   government,    might,  under the circumstances, have been  accepted   by  mining men   without  protest.    An unfair tax such as Sir  Thomas proposes is,  however,   beyond all reason.-    '  Sir Thomas said in his budget  speech that seven per cent, per  annum is, in,normal years;ja reasonable profit on the paid up capital of  a  mining''company.' '.Think'of it,  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  rich  legal advertising-, Vi cents,a line,I        ,   .   --    . ' * >������<��� _     ..    t  ���* --,   -   �� _ -" ,   ',' *'-   -i ..land * imagine ,nf   you., can   that  am, tar the first insertion; and 81 - *..**���- J     ���<  a total loss.. If there were no  prizes there would be little development of our mineral 7 resources. If  such a tax as Sir Thomas proposes  were enacted. development of  Canada's mineral resources would  undoubtedly be checked.  lii   accepting    the   challenge    of  Germany to fight for our possessions  Canada   has   accepted    a    financial  burden which "makes   the  develop-  ment of our resources more necessary   than   ever.     We   s'bould    and  could greatly   increase   production.  During 1916, if Sir  Thomas*, modi-  ties his proposal,   there   will   be  a  great increase in mining activity  in  Canada.     It   is   to   be   hoped" -that  further   consideration   of    possible  results"of the  proposed   legislation  will result in more   favbrable, treatment of mining companies.  We believe that Canada's" mineral  resources are great and   that  with  due care on the part of the  government the production in T916 will be  much  larger, than" ever,   and-  that  future years will see great increases  in  output.    Ore   undiscovered    is,  however, of no present  value,   and  ore undeveloped is of doubtful value.  To make our  mineral   resources  a  source of revenue there must be   an  expenditure  of capital'and   labor.  These are the main sources of profit  ���in mining.' Both   must  be ��� treated  with consideration.      t  ,.' Increased   production   irom    the  i line tor eadi subsequent insertion. ���on.W��i��ster of;finance in a country likel ���;in��s 'wur"help,us"to 'pay' the'eost  - pa*��il measurement.      ', ~        ���'   "        'j Canada in which mining ,is   one  of J Qf tne    war>     Severe   taxation - of  Display ��da"$1.00 per^ inch,  single/ the chief basic industries and' which  eofainn,   per ropnfch.    Transient  ads. [has enormous "undeveloped   mineral]  mining companies will not do it.  50c.vpec.inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 85c, per inch.  s*\  '^Saturday,' March A1,: 1916.  ��?(-m  IpSli  ^^^l-W-A^W !'^--^-'7":-;AyJ-:A'   ��  mmaMWmy  |^|77;:y  Kt��si|p77  ��'*���'<-:.-.<-;���..:--  WW*,."  Kf  ' One of the most  dangerous proposals with which the mining industry of Canada has yet  had   to   con-  tend has been   made  by   the   Hon.  : 7;v Sir Wm. Thomas   White,   minister  7 7 of finance.     It   is    seldom   that   a  ���   -minister is called upon   to -meet   so  7 ,: many difficulties in a   few  years   as  7 ^hajEuSir Thomas, and it is fortunate  , ���;,^fqr Canada that such   an   able   man  ��� '^fills the important office .of  minister  7of fioance at this time.     All   admire  the skill and courage with which he  bas met new conditions as they have  arisen.    His proposal to single   out  one of Canada's chief  basic   indus-  ; tries for  especially   heavy   taxation  ��� was    therefore1    unexpected.    The  minister  having  well    earned    the  confidence  of, the   people,    mining  men on reading newspaper accounts  of   the 7 proposed   tax    on    profits  assumed that special provision  had  been made to provide for fair treat.  .   ment of mining companies.     If such  is the case, and we sdll trust that it  I is, no announcement has been made.  It is an axiom   of good   gbvern-  :, ment that basic industries should be  7, encouraged.     Sir Thomas seems to  7 , recognize this when he   singles   out  ^.agriculture for favorable   treatment.  7:Agriculture   is    Canada's    greatest  .7basic industry and   well   merits   the  7f fostering care- of  our  government.  ;^vMining-is, next to  agriculture,   our  ' 7greatest basic   industry. -��� It   might  have been expected that-Sir Thomas  would therefore sho>v some concern  for the future of the mining industry.  resources,  stating  on  the   floor  of  the House that seven per  cent,  per  annum is, in normal years, a reason-  Lie profit on the paid upcapitsl ��� of  a mining company. "The statement  is absurd, and yet/ sq far as we have  been informed, it was scarcely commented   on   in    the  -, House,    but  swallowed whole by our representatives. - . ���_ '       "       "  The life of a mine is  short.    The  profitable  life  is   shorter.,." In   Ontario the profitable Hfe of most mines  is less than teii years. " How would  you like to invest your^rn'oney  in  a  mine that would yield ybu seven,per  cent, for ten years and eat up 'your  invested capital in that time?    What  would   the   people ' think    if    our  minister of finance  should   propose  to invest government funds in   such  an   enterprise?    Can   you   imagine  Sir Thomas makingsuch a proposal?  Mining   is - attractive   because   it  frequently    yields     large     profits.  Mining men take risks because   the  prizes are big.    Undeveloped ore is  of doubtful value.    It takes   money  and labor to  develop  ore   and   determine, whether   it  can   be   mined  profitably or not.     Money  spent   in  exploration and development is often  Since the above was written we  have been advised that Sir Thomas'  propopals will be modified and ' that  when the bill is introduced it will be  found to contain provisions which  the finance minister thinks will meet  the criticisms which have,, been  offered.  On Februnry 23, in reply - to  questions in the House, Sir Thomas  intimated that in the case of mining  companies provision woujd be made  for a partial return of capital investment. .  It appears that either the minister  has been, by criticism,;, convinced  that the original , proposal is  dangerous or that tiisoriginal. pro  posal has ..been'.-misinterpreted..'..-,.In  one of his statements 6 Th ursday,  February 23, he said that "the.  profits to:, be taken will be net  profits." This might be interpreted  to mean ,p,rofits',vafter-;ret'u'rri7of;'.capi-'  tal had, been provided ,^  intimations make us wonder whether  Sir Thomas has not been misunderstood.��� Canadian^ M  ,'��� -.'"  ,'.'". " ,7,. '���"."'.:,���~"~���'",.":'.-���'  The adequate financing of a  mining company is of supreme impor-1  tance, because; a   strong treasury  means that the  mine  can  be sup-  plfed   with   first-class    equipment.  With modern facilities for  developing the property "maximum efficiency  is secured and. the chances for creating n dividend payer are multiplied.  To operate a mine with  any  but  the    latest     improved     equipment  known to mining science is  usually  a grave error.     Many   a   mine  has  been a failure on account of its poor  facilities   for   mining,   rather    than  because   it  lacked   promising   ore.  Proper  paraphernalia   reduces    the  cost of production; and only  a  few  cents saved on,the ton of ore  often  will transform a losing mine  into  a  money-maker.  Commercial failures frequently  are caused by a.lack of sufficient  capital to .operate the unfortunate  enterprises along broad and effective  lines. The same is equally .true of  mining companies; for the rules  governing,commeicial success control the destinies of mining with  similar certainty.     , ���  Let ^Simliglit  Dispel the  Gloom  THE shadow of a blue  Monday does not  fall across the path  of those who use Sunlight  Soap.    For this soap cuts  labor in half.  And the nightmare of  clothes" being "rubbed to  shreds" disappears when  you learn the' gentle Sunlight w,ay.  Sunlight Soap is as pure  as sunlight itself. A  $5,000 guarantee says you  cannot find a single adulterant or impurity in this  cake of . concentrated  cleanliness.  99  s^\\|  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest TeiTiLorlca anO in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one ���years  renewal for a further term of 21 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 the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land iniisfc  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of tactions, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked-out by the-applicant  himself. / *���  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of $5 which will.be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid 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 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, rescinded by Chap. 27 of  45 George V. assented to 12th Jutte,  1014.  For full information application  ���should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  fr to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Do-  i linion Lands.  W. W. CORY, -  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.3.���Unauthorized   publication   of  1 his ������.dvertiaement, will not be paid ;'.or.  ���83575.  PHOENIX BAKERY  W. WILLIAMS, PROP.  '  '' Doughnuts,  Madeira  Cake,  LunchrCake for., Sunday use  *"  '.delivered, on order every Sat- -,-  " jurday^Give ,us.a trial "order."  ���> ' ������   '"    '      '-t .     "        i ;   '  OAKE8 MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST  REASONABLE  RATK8  �� TELEPHONE S3,; '.'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Sent to'imy part of, the Do  ��� ^minion for $2.00 a"year.  has for 18 Years been re;  cognized as the. Mining  Medium of the Boundary  ��ountry.  In the matter ofjad-  - vertising, it" reaches:, the  right kind of people, and  an" advertisement iq.'its  columns is certain > of  quick and'profitable^fe-  sults. - ;��� j&  *i  BB&a <i��   ,  In itho matter (of "all  things pertaining' to the  progress ��f the district it  is "a reliable and Crpst-  . worthy authorirv. It's  American subscription list  is one of. the largest in  the Kootenay.  ft  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE-HOME OF  Y  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.  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  Large None too Small  *  I  '\tiW  tj  Tl  " -k^kYdSfef^i'SE^WK^Si^fti*^^ s ^^;;.m;^r^.-.^:':-  ixww-'^w: i; '������0-. ������"������ 'i^y.  oSJS'  v.., ;. .,T-T,^.wf.prwS|��  4^K ^i.WW-'SMtfJlliA'tlS  'w***i*mww^  'l��*��***i<��eBBra����^  ^A^'JJlfSi^f;  ffBjB   PIONEER �� PHQ^HIX.,   ��BITI8H   COLUMBIA.  >'&...  ��� '���;.' - :-'.,7-.f--'4. .[::r.;,'4-^'.'',^*4,-f4,-W  ..." ���;   ���.-.'..-.v:4,.V^J"V.?-'>.+ '.':Vr{.1i4jit.>:  The Union Hotel  AT YOUR SERVICE  11   Concentrates  j DAVE OXLEY .-. EHOLT, B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clot 'ting  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  j Thos. Brown  "Everything: a Man  Wears"  .j.. -ft f.-.n i   ,,  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separate 1 Cream insures purity and  quality. , The Dairy produces both.  1C  We announce the completion  of arrangements of delivery of  *  td your door.  75 % Increase in City Sales  ' ' ''������"..'  in the past few 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 4c. Weekly  (A 30 Per Cent. Saving)  Brings a Weekly Paper to your door that  does not carry its backbone where its  Elbow should be.  Sleighing is ended at Quesnel.  A creamery has  been   started   at  Armstrong,  Fernie's steam laundry has ��� gone  out of business. -,  .  Measles and;chicl):eii pox  is  pre-  I valent at Vernon.  Bulkley Valley ranchers are shipping hay to Vancouver.  Sawed and split,   firewood  costs  $3.50 a cord in Smithers,  The Grand   Forks evaporator is  paying $13 a ton Tor carrots. '���"  W. A." Foote  has  reopened  his  shingle mill at Trout' Lake,  AtOkanagan Landing ducks' may  he seen in flocks of 1,000.  The Kaslo Kootenian office win  dow was washed last week.      ,  Jennings Bros, cut 10,000 tors of  ice at Lake Kathlyn, Bulkley Valley,  this year.  Next annual meeting bf the Qrand  Orange lodge will be held in Princeton in 1917.  The Columbia Riv#er Logging Co,  has resumed operations at Golden,x  employing 300 men.  A rate of $2 per acre a year . has  been agreed to for irrigation charges  by Summerland 'fruitgiowers for  three years. . -  To satisfy creditors,Tom Donald,  the Bridesville saloon and hotel man,  has made an assignment to Chester  Charlton, the storekeeper at that  place.  Princeton's monthly contribution  to the Patriotic fund is $333.38.  This amount is'made up of $169.58  from the. town, $148.80 from the  mine and $15 from Fivemile.  Twenty years ago 125 OddfellDws  spent a social evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. T. E, Ci ow.  ell, Vernon. The late S. J. W ide,  father of Dr. Wade, Kamloops, inaugurated Oddfellowship in B. C.  Mrs. Wm. K. Loft, an In lisn  woman,' sister of the late Dr.  Oronhyantekna of I. O. F. ft me,  and an aunt of the late Pauline  Johnson.the famous Indian poetress,  Vancouver,- is dead"at Brantforcl at  the age of 80. "        -      , *      I'',r'  .��� "Mrs. Silk and children spent last  Thursday in Merritt after holidaying-  in   Rochester."   says    the    Herald*  Now that the government has placed  a protective tariff on apples, this   is  apt to be a common occurrence with  Penticton-residents next year,   such  as enjoying life the Silky way/  radary District  r . ;7���< 7 7 ;i7#l^ll^PPW|  British :'.ColiimbKpHW^  ������'���.'/:'     4.'     .   *.-���' 1   V   '    .'        X;    ' it" T, -rr.i'lVV 1 JL*  ,W     f ������*���: Y " ���; i' ������ :." >-��� '=-l'j-,t</"iWi;-i'-,J'        1      iT  Armm^$m hi  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  PWSfBiUfl  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR. ^My^f.^P^^^^*^  -;-^.^7!'7>;7*3#57fifS^ i  7.;<7 - ty'^k^^MMS*1 i $  -;��� ���'>--^..-.;-;;i:-Sy-it?,^(��4<J'/  y\y^y.::^:yy;;-y;k4^'(!^  ���,..1 4,,'',-.���.,,-.vii,..*- .,';.'.."--.���'\^li'H-r'  ���:'.' r;>^r^.:77:777^8��aft(&  .:��� - v/v.-7-.-v--;:r-fcMfflipmw  '.  j7:;. '!y:..:Kr;^Mf^iifjf<'  �� . Probably no district in the.Dominion of Canada possesses so great an awa^ si  potentialities as the above. The" mountains throughout its entire length kndhreaii^  are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, eepper, Jroii iiii  other valuable ores, while in a few localities thereUre more than surface indiijatidOT  of the presence of coal. . ''���.'"',:''���7^;/;;7r-':;7-'v'';  _ FOREST AND, MINERAL WEAIJTH^^.-^  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, an* what is of great-,  importance, easily accessable to river and railway.    There is scarcely:i square niihi d^"  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could  not  be, reach^  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  ts the reeent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district k to be seen ��ne of Ciie  best equipped free gold properties in the w|st, a' not inconsiderable asset in these dajw  of industrial depression and shrinkage bf gold reserves.    It is in this district where is 7  situated the Phoenix and Grand   Forks properties of the  @ranby Corisblidate^ ts^  gether with those of the British Columbia .Copper company.    In the former ��arar^ ans*  , surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claim^ aH;  awaiting the advent of the investor.    The title deeds to these properties; thanks ts a  beneficent-series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if prsof is wanted sf lh^'  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation m thei esttrls  of the province. - ��� : ;-.V'7;'-7;|;7.7 \; ^:)p; [v^y/':-.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING.CENTRE '"^S;  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing xentee  are also worthy of inves igation, and  a visit  tou some   of its   s^endidly^equipped Sr-y  chards will prove a reve ation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Boun-|  dary makes this section of the province the .motorists paradise, millions having tfeen!  spent on the construction of government roads. I '     -1 vlS  No locality is better served with railroads "than the Boundary district.     4Ati. --.,.,..,, ..,-��� -^ *���<* >-  present this section  is served by two of the greatest systems oh the continent, ^i|l?PSlilip f:  Ml  7.-07i7illlii!W1'  ���   ,     -i'J.'. "������.,��� i   '.V-A'A'.i U '."ii"-, .ii ��� K7t'* r.t  ,"���-'::��������� :.,;~;jB.-:-,^|i(S  .���'���v>.?,v>1/Jj&'��  y ������������LX'y)M{.  :-^m  >';;;^"  II'  I.O. O. F.  SnoMfsfioe Lod^re  No. 46  ?&%%1?%  r r "*  Foster's Weather Report  About March 11 a great high  temperature wave and a severe  storm will be on meridian ,90, and a  succession of cold waves will follow,  reaching their coldest on meridian  90 near inarch. 20. From March  precipitation will be excessive until  the end of the month and continue  till April 7. It will extend farther  north than for February.*  Next disturbance will reach Pacific  coast about March-14, cross Pacific  slope by close of 15, central valleys  16 to 18, eastern sections 19.  Warm wave will cross Pacific slope  about March 14, central valleys 16,.  eastern sections 18. Cool wave  will cross Pacific slope about March  17, central valleys 19, eastern  sections 21.  "The Pioneer," $2 a year; $1 for  six months.  .IV  Mail Your Subs cription Today  HAVE YOU BEEN SICK?  Then you realize the utter weakness  that robs ambition, destroys appetite,  and makes work a burden.  Torestorethatstrengthandstaminathat  is so essential, nothing has ever equaled  or compared with Scott's Emulsion, because Its strength-sustaining nourishment invigorates the blood to distribute  energy throughout the body while its tonic  value sharpens the appetite and restores  health in a natural, permanent way.  If you are run down, tired, nervous,  overworked or lack strength, get Scott's  Emulsion to-day.    At any drug store.  . Scott ft Bowne, Toronto. Ont.  Meets   every   Monday   Evening   at|  ddfellows'  Hall    cordially invited.  g  Oddfellows'  Hall.     Visiting bretnren  Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  William Oxley, Noble Grtfnd.  Oscar Gustafson, Fin. Secy.    -  Mark Rukin.TRec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  /Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  ��� First and Third TVednesdayu.  - Mrs. N. McDonald, Noble Grand.  -      Mrs. 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. Babneb, O.C.'  C. H, Knight, K. of R. S.  - PYTHJ&N SISTERS  (Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Mcet�� in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Socoud and Fourth Thursday*.  Mrs. J. A. Merrin.  M.E.C.  Mr��. H. Tilton.  M.U.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Rici-iakd Blundell, W. P.  T. R. Olabke. "VV. See-y.  S. H, 8c E. F.  Lodge No. 47  Meets Every Sunday Evening at 7 p.m.  Visiting Brothers Are Always Welcome  f Celius Nelson, Pres.  Algot Larson, Secy.  Louis Carlson, Rec-Secy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful retention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  Watch Repairl  S'%#'^i$$;"&fris��.  Now that the Holiday Season  :i:- isovep, we <mn attend  to yoiip needs very  promptly.  A Large Stock of Parts fop all  Standard Watches.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation for IWiners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND OIG.ARS IN STOCK.  -PHONE 72. YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED. ,,-!-\  <<^��-'  .��^  4*|f"  l'        I.'  ll  ffME   nOHE^m,   PKOlHUiX,   MJIITIBH   C0EUWBIA.  F  m  We Try to Make You Feel at Home  Offers exceptional advantages 1,0-Miners; a warm comfortable dry; Clean anid'Cosy Bedrooms; Well-Cooked  and Well-Served Meals; also the Finest Bar'and;Highest  Quality of Goods in the Boundary Country.  The  Queeii's  L  OXLEY-& BOONE, PROPS.  At Vour Service  nMUni vm  sne��  ffisstts  attm  Local and General  * _���* I*  mr  Uniformity  &q> essential point to consider in  the  purchase of Bacon.  ^uf^yifej; deserves  above   everything���dependability   in  "f^ly/pipce-of..Bacon, every slice of Ham should be uni-  lltOnily in one way can  this be assured���"Specify"  >1  Juifalyyays  3$W:;ti  Hams and Bacon  (CUKED IN CALGARY)  $La^trom-selected H^gs, in the most modern plant in the West  \M6'overameni^l6sdikicied~approved -byt careful housewives every-  *   where.    Shamrockf is J the Seal of 'Superiority,  and .this applies  SSftwl  ^wfiere.ti  to' Lardj -Butter''and Eggsj-^herever it appears^  w-  hi  I   ;v7;>7;7  ��B^>lk:^^  <-'4^'.'���:  ;7.;7'v S.S                    .      j  1    "it  ���  ||i|M:i|^|ii|  LIMITED I  ���' ..^,- .-"-'.:'..;-r--.-,->^;  v��..^-;;.-^  v?'.V.;'*> v','4.'--"' " ������: "���'?'./'���?.*.*="���  v-;;::v--S.^,;;u,;^^  (���>^'^^^-:'7���' :^vVte'  Robt. Forshaw  left for  Victoria  Monday.  -   Mrs. H. McKay left for Spokane  Wednesday. '  F.J. Lake, photographer, arrived  in town Thursday.  J. E. Thompson returned from  Grand Forks Thursday.  For Rent���Store  premises.    Ap.  ply A. O. Johnson, Knob Hill hotel.  Mrs. Wm. Biner left for Spokane  Monday accompanied by Miss Mary  Biner. -   -  English, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Work guaranteed.  C, A. Adeneur, Greenwood.  For Rent���Furnished four-roomed house on Brooklyn avenue.  Apply to Mrs. Geo. Evans.  '������;' Song sparrows put in an appear,  ance here Friday morning and sang  a song in honor of the spitngtime.  Why, not make sure of securing n  copy of "The Pioneer" every week?  Delivered to your door, $2.00 a year;  saves you 30%.  Two houses on New York town,  site for sale; one six.roomed house  on Brooklyn avenue for sale."' Apply G. W. McAuliffc.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church  T-Service March 12'at 7:30.p. m.  Sunday school at 2. p.m. AH welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro, pastor.  F. C. Riddell, Phoenix's popular  tonsorial artiste, contributed $1 this  week  to  the   Pioneer Mist-'of  the  An your heads chapped,  cracked, or sore? Have ycra  "cold cracks" 'which open and  bleed when the akin le drawn  tight? Have you a cold sere,  frost bite, or chilblain*, which  at times makes It agony for yon  to go about your duties ? If so,  Zam-Buk will give you relief,  and will heal the frost-damaged  skin. ,  Miss B. Strojsa, of Bast Hansford, N.S., writes: "My hands  wore bo badly chapped I was unable to put them In water. All  remedies failed to heal until I  tried Zam-Buk. Perseverance  with this balm completely healed  the sores."  Zam-Buk haala cat*, karat, kntw.  cures edema, pllea. chapMd fca*<|��.  cold tore*, treat bltee, ������* all alda  dlseaaaa and Injorlaa..   ft.*faa�� ana-  atltute*.  Sic box.  At all amulets aa* atorea.  Nyals' Blood Purifier  The Ideal Spring: Tonic  LARGE BOTTLE, $1.00  T. S. QUANCE   -   Phoenix, B.C.  BUR  B.C. Mining  I,  Citizens' of Canada Tobacdo fund.  JW." J. Vrandenburg, recently  injured  in  switching   operations    at  Grand Forks, is progressing apace.  He sends regards to all,friends. '  ,, Members  of   the    local   Liberal  4 "        ' '       \  association held a meeting Thurs.  day evening. Speeches were made  by several, and the* meeting broke  np about 10.301-  ���,Ed. Dahl arrived from^Vancouver  Tuesday, and is ,a guest of John  Anderson..,Mr. Dahl,wa��sireaidaat  -here'for a,consderable period, about  brated recipe, will  be  an  item  on  the menu..   The small   sum   of 25c  will  both  gladden   the  inner    and  outer man. ,  The laudable lesson of loyalty in-  culcated into Canadian school  children is bearing fruit .these try.  tng days, seeing so much money is  needed for patriotic fu/id purposes.  The local school collection for the  month of February, known as the  Childrens' Patriotic Self Denial fund,  amounted to $16; a very creditable  showing; when it is understood that) and*forwarded it to   R.   F  f  ���ifti^Hiw.-......^.^  4  Ij  7JM  Ts/lui^-iM-A;^^':^.  ���msmB  f    t  a.  .K.  ||||JI||^|||||||||0|^^  J.    ^  o  TAYLOR & NELSON, PROPS.  donations cover only the period <of  .11 to 29 inclusive, missing the 10th,  payday.   ' "  . Local purveyors of- the  cheering  magnum are  rejoicing  in  the  fact  that  their   stock   of   the   solidfied  element   is   up   for   the   summer.  StijI, where'limes, are  conspicuous  by their absence, their elation but  renders' more apparentAthe dejection  .oj,j$hosev"who~wouid^ experience 'the  v,v ??y -r.t. s -,       -    ple.asin|r^thraU >o|-.>���   ���.���morning's  /,i^*;',y''[j!;2s :,.  J~y 'myfcvfc" with a flavor  of thisro  For Sale���-$250 cashf buys three'-] nctwned. fruit; compared to which a  roomed house on Dominion avenue,i-lemon is still a "lemon."  furnished   or    otherwise.    Chicken!  . /��,/,    *>���     ���   ,-. .        <.  coops, root cellar and kilchen cellar. I    -Why not subscribe  to  the "Pio-  Apply to B. A. Johnson.  "      - I neer" C. of.C. Tobacco Fund.  7 J. O. Julsrud oegs to, state  that  Two Fraser river gold dredges  were swept down the river by ice  last week.    Both total loss.'  -Thursday week Page Boyle started diamond drilling on the Copper  Key, Republic, for the Granby Co,  Wm. McAdam, of Edmonton,  president of the Skeena Copper Co ,  Ltd., has seven men working on a  tunnel on the Red Rose, near  Hazetton.  E. E. Armstrong, of Barkerville,  is very much encouraged with his  last summer's find in quartz,- and  has had some fine returns from some  samples assayed.  It is stated that " Lucky Todd,"  the old Tulameen. prospector, and  Jack McKay have interested friends  in the copper group of 17 claims at  Greenhorn mountain, four miles  from J. G. Thynne's ranch at Otter  valley, located by them last year.  There is a downhill grade of three  miles to the K. V. R. railroad.  " ,Tbe Nelson Board of Trade, has  adopted   the   'following    resolution  Green,  a year ago. C3a  "hi "  y>:  Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarette��  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND  Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies. Soft Drinks.  English Billiards.   Pool.   Bowling Alleys  u.\  *>  wmmmm  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat. White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in youraoctlou  SHIP YOH7K FURS DIItECT to "S'lIUBEHT"the laroest  houbc In IHc World dealing excinslvely li> NORTH AUEKICAN RAW F��HS  �� reliable���responMblc���safe l-'ur House with an unbleinislied reputation existing: for  more than a third of a centtiry," a lone suc-  AND PROFITABLE returns.   Write for "Ctjt fi-'juhert a>l)fpp�� "  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published  Write {or it-NOW-Ifo FREE  AR   <?HIJRFRT  Inr   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE  .p. OnUDLR 1, ��XC ijr^pt c 9S^CHICAGOru?S.A:  he has opened the blacksmith shop  close to Miners' Union building,  and is prepared to do all, kinds of  blacksmith work, horseshoeing and  general repair work.. Terms reasonable.    Your patronage solicited.  Dog tax is now due and. payable  at the city hall. Today, Is 'the last  day of grace, and unless the friend  of man has the necessary certificate  dangling from its collar, 72 bouts  incarnation in the pound proclaims  it dead, failing payment of license  and impounding fees.  "To buy or not to buy" has been  the all-perplexing question agitating  the minds of frugal   householders  the  past  two  months   as   regards  wood for fuel, with the  result  that  local dealers are alternately  lauded  and   "blessed."    Were  it  a   little  nearer election time, residents might  forgo the fiberous luxury.and  content themselves with^fpolitical gas."  .    Parties in  possession, of; clean  linen rags, suitable for manufacture  of bandages,   swabs,  etc.,  are  requested to leave same in the  rooms  of the  Woman's  Patriotic society,  or communicate  with   Mrs.   J.   A.  Morrin.    Surgeons    in    the     field  hospitals  use  huge   quantities    of  these, in addition to those supplied  troops in service.   "Rummage today.  By the quality of their first  production here,   "Within  the   Law,?  the  United   Producing   Co.    have  made a  reputation  for  themselves  which  will  ensure  them    a   good  house as long as they keep  up  to  the standard  set Saturday   night.  They return in six  weeks to  play  "Fine Feathers," followed by "Peg  o' My Heart" and the  "Shepherd  of the Hills."  The Woman's Patriotic society  will serve refreshments in the club  room of the Phoenix Curling rink,  I-oth before and after the hoc':ey  natch tonight. The idea is a ie-  Hghlful one and worthy patronage  if fill attending' tK$" game;,'��� i^e-  licious  coffee,   made  from  a  cfcle-  -Corporation of the City  of Phoenix ���  , NOTICE.  Owner* of dopfs are hereby notified  thafc 1916 dog^ax is now duo and payable at City Hall. Any dog found  running .ac large in city after this  date, March 11th, without the necessary tag attached to collar will be impounded and destroyed within "72  hbtusunless the tax together with im  pounding.fee is paid.  , *  - ^ , W. S. Cook,  Chief of Police,  The Dying Scotsman  '-A Bishop-Chaplain tells .the Btory  of a fine young Scotsman whose leg  had,been amputated on the Suvla  beach.   Gangrene set in, and it was  impossible to save him. ~ One' night,  when he was half delirious,' he said  ���*o-the surgeon, .''It's an awfu' nicht  in the trenches.''   "But," the surgeon replied,   "you're  not in 'the;  trenches now, Bonnie; you're comfy  in bed.?'   "Yes,'* he said, "but our  loving sympathy  goes   out  to pur  brothers in the trenches."  ,.  A few hours later (the Bishop says)  he turned'his -wide-open eyes full oh  me,' and with a strong voice rolled  out-the words,  "For Thine is the  Kingdom, and the Power, and the  Glory." -;. '  Yet there are people who say that  the war has killed Christianity. Our  loving sympathy goes out to them.  Bring them'with you to the mission  and have the cobwebs swept away/.  SUNDAY EVENINGS IN LENT,  7.30 P.M.  ST. JOHN'S CHURCH,  M. P., at Ottawa: "The proposed  tax on profits of over 7 percentum is  causing grave fears that mining investments will receive a serious set-  back. ' We desire to pay a fair share  of -the. war,-expenses, but mining  presents'* difficulties not found - in  other industries in' deciding where  profits really begin, and we urge a  most careful consideration and a  consultation with' practical  mining  men before a final decision is made."  - - * t.7- -      ,4'1 ��--��.-  ' A new mineral belt was discovered  last year in   the,, vicinity   of White  Sale and Emerald   lakes   southwest  ofOptsa lake.    O. ��� Benson,   "Big  Ben," a resident, of ^ Smithers,  has  large interests in there, and also  J.  M. Lyneh,  general   merchant,   and  the probability is  that  considerable  work will be done  on   the   ground.  The Lead Mountain   mineral  claim  consists of five groups and a total of  27    claims.    The     showings     are  numerous and strong, and the indications are that  another   important  camp is to be built up in that district.  Assays* from a   number of samples  gave values in gold, silver, lead and  Qopper with total   values'  from  $46  to $175 a ton.^   The White Sale lake  property is zinc  and   more   or less  work has been   done.    Further development will   be  undertaken   this  year.    Access was made by way  of  Houston, but a  scheme   for  transportation will land ^the  ore  at  the  head of Dean Channel.  Lodge Carnival Success  A carnival of fun- was staged at  the local rink Wednesday evening  that proved to be the biggest scream ,  of the season. Given under the  auspices of the-Fraternal Order of  Eagles, I. O. O. F., Knights of  Pythias and S. H. and E. F, lodges,  members of the orders and citizens  to number of 300 laughed at the  antics of the gentlemen to navigate  wearing skirts in the hockey match  played against the ladies.. The neat  soin of $81 was rcalixcd, and will  be divided by these lodges and'used  for the purpose of sending tobacco  to their members serving at the  front.  Following is a list of the events,  prize winners and trophies:  Hockey���Ladies vs Men. Ladies  won, 2-0.     Prire, two tin horns. -  Obstacle   Race���Won    by    Bob ���  McKinnon.    Prize,   Happy    Hooligan.  Couples' Race���Kathleen Carson,  hand-painted bon bon dish; M.  Shore, doll buggy.  - Broom   and    Barrel    Race���Bob  Owen.    Prize, rooster.  Mens' Free for All���A.   Walters,  -  silver drinking cup and case. . '  Girls' Relay Race���Kathleen Carson, Elizabeth  Mussatto,  Angetina -  Mussatto.     Prize,   three  boxes    of  candy.  Boys'Apple Race���James Strutzel,   *  knife. " , �����  " Ladies'" Race���Miss A.    Pierce,  hand-painted china.  -Broom and Ball Game���J. O. O.  F. and Eagles won, 2-1.  Special'! Race' for 7 Small' Boys-^-'  1st,   D.   Deane  $2.50;  2nd,,.  Bob  McKinnon 1.'56; ,3rd3'Bbb' Owens  $1.00.    ' ''   ��� '   ,  Subscribe to our Tobacco Fund.  La Grippe  Pneumonia and Cold* exhaust  in the short period of thdr eonne  more of the nerve tissues of the  body than weeks of hsxid work.  After thtm take  TrUe  Asaya-Neurall  Uuk  to-  UTTONQ  E- E-T3 kj  tf��J-f$ar��3e*i and farm or�� best  &r��.C.^oiLSee Catalogue-, for  .- eol��aisfil��jrcuit��<-�� of purity  , Send now!or Copy itoe  SuttOn 5 So��"S. Thv Kind's Soodmon  A.J.Woo ct.w-a rd  .-V.i.c*-Q*ja'   ..ci      Voneopvj��r  ������IB��� fori-.***. ��� 667.6r2nvi|lU>Sh  Sate AGENTS FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA i  i i .       ������ ij  Coming Events  F.jO. E. dance, March 17.  Movies commence 7.15 p. m  night.  Service Sunday at Presbyterian,  and English churches.  Apron and candy sale'* at St.  John's vicarage March 14.     ^  Seventy-two hours after today  your dog will be dead if you fail to  procure a license.  Seattle vs Phoenix, exhibition  hockey, tonight. W. P. S. will  serve refreshments.  THE     NEW     REMEDY     l��0-��  Ntrvous Exhaustion  .which contains Lecithin (con-  centrated from eggs), the form  of phosphorus required for nerve  repair.  Utbo hottl*.. 40 dtri- treatnunt. HBO.   ..  I��l��.aln ft-.wn th*�� 1o��ni| ag*nU  T.  S.  QUANCE  PHOSNIX  B. C  D��Tta A Lawrence Co., &>>c il Tra, Montreal  Write thorn for Frc�� Book on  Ncttoui Exlwoition.  Alvin Page will start- a skunk  farm at Curlew. A prime skin sells  for $2.50.   7  Do Not Hold  Your Hides, Salt Them and  Ship to  ROBERT A. BROWN  MIDWAY, B.C.  Top Prices for Dry  and  Green Hides.  Fresh Milk Cow For Sale.  Moore's Non-Leakable Fountain Pens;  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens  mstrorn-'s  tea',?  qWNm   W^'t^ U      t ter ti  ?w^�� "kiA  t,U' ' i  "H/  ^s ;  &&&&  m  m$  fan j  it-**  i:  'Wi��*;-*',,,  4�� V1'  ttSSB  v^

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