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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 15, 1913

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 '" ;��|WPW  hh  M^^*S^^,t'v i-       ^       "  "       1"4-|l*J*|>'"4jV<"  ifiSpC  Mi S��  4^1      ^"4 ( V '  .-  The largest .copper mines in  . -. , the Dominiom are situated -  ,,. at Phoenix.    The,, Gran by  "* 'Co. employs 600 'men, - and.  , has a7 monthly pay roll of,  over 950,000, while the Raw-  hide pay roll is $18,000. '  ���  >.4^S  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  FOURTEENTH YEAR  �����������������' "' ���" ���  TJWB Rftoawrx-.  '   publiBh^Ti5���v.  altituBae^gOftrffc.^  The city  ' ��� *����� ^Popul4fj4#>^Ji��)0,  and  ^>s9��s��c��   'flvstUlafa-ij  hotels^J^rAjhouBe, schools'<.  \W1  ' ','.��66  B,C; Mining"]  R. J. McDonell-received  a wire  -Thursday.   morning-   from    Frank  Brown, who  is  in   Butte,   offering1  him a bond  of $200,000  upon  the  Coronado   group on   Hudson   Bay  mountain.    Mr, McDonelt has  had  a crew working all  winter  on' the  property and it is opening up in fine  shape.    He does not think  he  wilj  consider  the  offer  until  the  early  .   summer, as he desires  to  complete  the work he has undertaken and see  what the  ground  looks  like   when  that  is  completed.     The*" Coronda  group is one ofthe most promising  ��� in    the    Hudson    Bay     mountain  -district. , Tfiey already have several  . tons of high grade galena  on   the  dump,   and   by, the time  the  rails  reach them they will  have  a  good  sized shipment ready for  market.���  Omenica Herald.  The Oroville  Gazette,is   responsible for the statement that  J.   W.  Osborn   J.    J.. rMoak    and    other  Spokane men have taken a bond on  the Waterloo and- Fontenoy  group  ' of claims at Camp McKinney, B. C,  14 miles northwest of  Molson,   for  the consideration of $50,000 from  Dr.   C.    K.    Merriam,   Patrick   C.  Shine and  the' heirs\ of   the   late  Benjamin     Merrick,      the   original  owners.    The new proprietors-will  start  operations   as   soon   as   the  weather will permit.   The Waterloo  under the  management   of Dennis  Clarke produced about  $40,000  in  gold.    The mine has been "idle" for  years  Wins McBr   INTERIOR CHAMPIONS OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  ment.        And     the'  new'  owners  .intend to start operations  as  soon  possible.    It will require from three  to four weeks to put the  machinery  in shape and to pump the water out  of the mine      A   large, number  of  men will be employed so as to push  the development as rapidly as possible under the personal   direction of  Mr.   Moak.    The   reviving  of this  one   time  famous boundary   camp  will be watched with a grert deal of  real interest and  many  of the  old  timers   still   hold    that    McKinney  has the making of a   fine   producer  of gold.  The Kootenain of March 6  says:  "The first shipment of ore from   the  No 1 mine, via tram line,   was made  this week, the Consolidated shipping  nine cars   while' the  Silver. Hoard  has 150 tons at the terminals.   Now  lhat the facilities  for handling ore  are   working   well   the   Ainsworth  camp ought to make a good  showing on the output   list.     Plans   are  being   considered    by    the    Silver  Hoard   company' where   Ly    their  mine may be joined by tram  to   the  No 1."  Team Now in Possession of Three League Trophies-Nelson  Gives Fine Exhibition of Canada's Game���Home Defence  Strong���O. B. Smith, Jr., Presents Hockey Team  and Management with Gold Medals.  ..J   -. y   -  finish   of   the  N't��**-���"' V'�� ** V  [i'   *w -V -v lK    -   y      y\W  ^  however, as it was discover  ed that the vein dipped into the'Fonte-^  n��y- property. ,��� The J mines ,are  equipped wjth.-a-lO^stampmUl and,  adequate hoisting;,machinery;-\cost-l.  ; ingfatiout $,i6;0OO which-are driven  by water power. , A-three mile  flume has recently been constructed. There are about 500 tons of  ore on  the   dump, ready   for   treat-]  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of tin-  output of the mines and smelter.-,  ofthe Boundary district for the week  ending Mar,ch 9th, and year to date:  Granby 23,164-   256,554  Mother Lode   7,613      68,341  Rawhide .r   5,231      51,622  Napoleon    1; 105       7,583  Queen Victoria....      550      ' 6,020  Others.'....  51 852  ' "   '��� SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 24,590    233,928  B. C. Copper Co... 15,947    130,554  ^i��B. C. Copper Treatment "y '  - fl'The* B. C.. Columbia - -company!},  smelter treated 15,947 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  8,122; Rawhide, 6,382; Napoleon,  721; Queen Victoria, 722.  Monday saw  the  hockey t season   in   tlje^^Boundary,  when the final game   to  decide  the  interiorchambionship ofthe province  took place.    The  contest  was  between the crack team of Nelson and  that  of the  home septette.    ?Two  cups, were up for competition^ one  presented     by    the    premier,}   Sir  Richard McBride and the  other' by  the    leading    interior    paper/t the  Nelson Daily News.   The continued  warm weather had somewhat" *soft-  ened the ice, but even  the- visitors  admitted   that   its   condition- *was  superior   to    that   on    which! the  first   series   took  place  in   Nelson.  It   was  a  clean  game  throughout  and the visitors excited considerable  praise    for     their      sportsmanlike  qualities  and    also   by   the   manly  way  in which,they accepted defeat.  Contrary   to    expectation    there  was   no  special   train    from   either  Nelson   or Grand    Forks,    but    a  number came   up  on   the   ordinary  passenger.   There   was a crowded  attendance, but the   tension   of the,  past   week   among    the   fans   had  somewhat    relaxed.      Fenwick    of  Nelson executed some"really brilliant  stunts while Hacking  and   Greyer-  biel .seemed t��tie for second hontjr&y  but on the   whole  the   combination  tactics of the visitors   left  little   to  be desired.     A feature ofthe -game  on ,'th'e JPVioenwt side-' Wsus ^tKo .iU-luck  that dogged .Moore" and Davidson  it with the puck. The closing minutes of this period were marked by  some good combination work on  the part of Nelson together with  some really clever checking on the  part of McKelvey and Sayers. The  score for the first period was 1-1.  Generally speaking, the pace dur-  ing-the second period was not notable for speed,   but there were times  when an occasional individual stunt  enlivened  the  game.    Nelson paid  the first visit   and   Bassett   made a  fine break, but was cleverly checked  by Bishop.     Moore also took a rapid business  trip  to   the   other end,  only to see the puck neatly swiped  from   him   by   Atkins.     During   a  scrimmage   in   front   of Mitchell, a  shot from a Nelson forward skidded  on the former's sticks and   fell over  into   the  net.     Nelson   also forced  matters and   Sayers and   Moore did  some   fine   combination   work,   the  the former taking the  last pass and  making a  straight shot that barely  missed   the   post.     A   second   later  the same party landed the rubber in  the Nelson net.     Quite an increase  in the  speed   was then noticed and  Phoenix   made   three   unsuccessful  .visits in   as many minutes.     Moore  tried  anotherrshot-and   missed  by'  a small margin.      Heavy work-then  ensued for Flukie and Moore aroused considerable.enthusiasm by some  the Miner's Union hall; the latter  affair was largely attended, the  dancing being kept up until the  following morning. Harold Mc-  Coskrie made an excellent floor-  manager and the. music was furnish.  ed by Messrs. Chas. King, Chas.  McKay and John Findlay.  During the supper, the handsome  trophies, emblematic of the Interior  and Boundary championships, were  filled with a supply of the generous  juice and passed around, after which  a number  of short  speeches were  delivered in proposing and replying  to the various toasts. Dr. Vigneaux  -and Mr. Bishop of Nelson spoke ia  a kindly  way of the home  team,  and expressed the hope that the two  teams  might meet again next year  for,,   the    interior    championship.  Chas.    Davidson   made   a  suitable  reply and incidentally commented on  the   fine "sporting  instincts  of   the  visitors.  Handsome Gifts to Hockey Team  Prior  to  his departure    for the  coast   a   few   weeks   ago,   O.   B.  Smith, jun., who for years has taken   a parental  interest in the local  hockey  club,   generously promised  a gold medal to each member ofthe  team and  management, conditional  on the club retaining the Boundary  championship.    Last  week,   in accordance   with    his promise,    the  medals arrived  and at Friday's big  smoker the recipients were presented  with the jewels, which were greatly  admired.  "' Provincial Voters Last  " t  The whole of the old ��� provincial  Pither-Leiser Curling Trophy  The  rinks of Chas. M. Campbell  and G. Kay, which throughout the  local curling season  have been victorious  over   everything  in  sight,  came  together   on   Saturday    last  to decide the honors of the Pither-  Leiser trophy. Both the above rinks,  which  have  been conspicuous   for  consistent    work    throughout   the  season, had each a score of eleven  out of a possible thirteen.    The decisive    game   drew   an   interested  crowd  of friends  and  members of  the club, but  the poor  condition of  the ice had the effect of robbing the  game of anything  in the  nature of  the spectacular, and  accuracy was  much  a  matter  of  chance.      The  teams  tied  on   the  third  end  and  Kay's rink  led  on.the fourth.    On  the fifth Campbell took  the lead by -  four and  no scoring was done by  either side on the sixth end.      During the  seventh and  eighth Campbell's rink  notched  another couple  of points and the final  end saw his  opponent's  score  rise two   points.  Result: Campbell, 10; Kay, 6.  The following composed the contesting rinks: C. M. Campbell,  skip; G, S. Thompson, vice; C. H.  Knight, second; Murdoch McLeod,  lead. G. Kay, skip; Wm. Lindsay,  vice; H. Tilton, second; W Brewer,-  lead.  if,  , v;  . is'  I*- L  Witnesses Hockey Game  T. A Love  editor of the  Grand  Forks Gazette,  accompanied  by  a  few of the hockey fans of that burg  c^iS^B-PO^ondayJtaV-wttness ,the<  who time after "time pierced their  opponents line only to find their  shots fail.      Similar   luck   attended)  final stunt "of   the   hockey /series.  ,T-^��. who cat one--time; guided the" l~  voters list has been  cancelled,  and I destinies* of the   Pioneer, is   a   most vv  ���-,,���������.    .    t- ,  -     .    t     ' t i allthose wishing to figure on the new lenthusastic hockey sport, and while  ainn<����wu���; -~.u-2      v. _ IItt*Vie >��"nt <*" an - election., taking 1 interest in  Canada's  winter game.  -irh*,  a long-shot/but nothitie came Vif ttl   .        * >  except   it be a short  penalty on th^T^*"���" now .��*  next  May,   To Mr. Love belongs the   credit for  fence for Neil for an attempt to trip     ���^?tLreg',Stenn,?   ^^   ^/^^ing the   premier,   Sir   Richard  -    ��� -     - ' P P,*;/,?��f ^e.nfxtcourt of revision j McBride,  to offer  his  now  famous  championship trophy.  new Arrival of  Sweet Potatoes,  Lettuce, Celery,  Potatoes, etc.  4f  ��<  ���PR' '���.,-'  pi-  <}< J'.  the Nelson men.     It was   hardly   a / Taylor. -    During tbe six-ma'n period / T,T ^- "���'" "*" C��U  game  in   which   to   pick   out good   the home bunch   held  thTirgroZtl��� *        *�� "*  points,   the   treacherous   nature    of although their   net  wks   vigorously  the   ice   forbidding   anything   like  assailed,  Bishop  and Taylor being ji <-*  accuracy      or      individual      work. /very  conspicuous.      Davidson'and/ "~  Referee Niles of Grand Forks, who (Neil twice cleared the danger, and/  seems to have become a favorite in I towards the end of the period II  Phoenix, ruled the game in a decid- Sayers made an unuusaily clever)  ealy impartial manner, while   Mann j move when   he  fairjy   flew  past all j  of the   same   city acted   very  com-  mendably as judge of play.  The contest smarted at 9.18 p.m.  and for a few minutes the features-  were very even, until Charley  Davidson took charge of the rubber  and wriggled his way to the visitors'  j ice where a lively scrimmage took  place and the home bunch were  forced back to mid-ice. Some very  threatening work then took place to  the left   of  Mitchell,   which   Moore  opposition and scored the third goal  for the orange and black. Mitchell  was on guard when the gong rang.  Score, 3-2 in favor of Phoenix.  Resuming Phoenix forced matters  for a couple of minutes, but some  clever work by the visiting defence  brought the scene of action to mid-  ice and for some time the teams seesawed, Neil almost scoring. During a visit of Nelson, Moore grabbed the rubber, aud what seemed like  straightened   out. by   a   swift   bolt  another   goal    was    frustrated    by  for the enemy's net, but what looked  | suspiciously like   a   tally was foiled  by the   tinkle   of  the  off-side   bell.  Grand   Forks   quickly  returned the  visit and   treated   the  home  net to  three successive shots that Mitchell  took   splendid   care    of.      Fenwick  followed with   a  long straight shot  that Mitch returned in speedy style.  Some fine fast play on centre then  took   place,    both    sides    exerting  themselves for a breakaway.  Moore  turned out to  be the  lucky one and  passed   neatly   to    McKelvey   who  scored in seven minutes. Resuming,  a quick advance   was   made   by the  home   seven' out   of which   Moore  tried an unsuccessful shot.     Nelson  immediately,  retaliated  and made a  rapid   change    to   the   other   end,  where    Cochrane    caught   Mitchell  napping and equalized the score by  a very slow  shot.     Both Herb Neil  and  Bassett now, showed up in fine  style, the Nelson boys swarming on  all sides  of the   home net in a very  business-like   manner,   but with   no  result.      Some    anxious-    moments  were caused at this time hy Mitchell  leaving   the net  and sailing around  Atkins and the puck returned to the  front of Mitchell.     The third period j  was   noticeable  for   ihe   individual  work on   both sides  while  the   gait  was  considerably   increased.      Neil  of  Phoenix   shooting a   successful  high   shot,    and towards    the   end  another from the same player, shot  from centre ice,   ended the   scoring.'  The last five minutes witnessed  the  neatest checking of the   season,   no  side being  able   to   hold   the   puck  more   than   a   couple   of   seconds.  The finish   again   saw the   visitors  hard   at   work   on   the    home   ice.  Final score: Phoenix  5, Nelson 2.     ,  Phoenix Nelso.n  Mitchell Goal . . .Greyerbiehl  Davidson Point Atkins  Neil Cover Point. . . . Fenwick  Bassett........ Rover Bishop  McKelvey . . . .Centre. . . .Cochrane  Sayers. . . . Left  Wing Taylor  Moore . . . Right Wing Hacking  DID YOU EVER NOTICE how  much better you feel, how much  more confidence you have in yourself when you're well dressed ?  Great Boosters, Our Good Clothes Are!  Our  Garments  of Quality are   particularly  good  this  season in  Visitors Entertained  After   the   match   ihe   local   club;  entertained  the   visiting   sportsmen  to supper at the Queen's   Hotel and j  a dance was given in their honor in  NEW CANADIAN IDEAS IN MAKE-UP  The Woollens are extra fine and extra handsome.  See the new Canadian ideas in cut, very smart indeed,  and remember the new things always sell first.  As usual the making (the backbone of all good  clothes) is 18k.���Sterling���A No. 1.  OUR $35 SUITS AND $25 OVERCOATS  Our $30 Suits and our $25 Overcoats are the best  value in clothes for the money that ever man put on.  A LOOK WILL PROVE OUR WORDS !   l4meiitf'fhn-*i*BX*?;- ,   ...  . r&M  ml lWlM�������^tn"W*B<,T  TjflE   PltfNEER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  V^    4"  Iffijll  Jjfifi? type of men who  *       wear   Fit-Reform  garments;- are the men who  have ideas about dress and  other things. f    '  (  They are "the coming men"  i  and the men who "have  arrived."  r  We'd like to show you some  of the,new spring styles in  Fit-Reform Suits and  Overcoats.    -  to  W. G. WEICHEL, M.P.  ON THE WAVY BILL  Member   of German   Descent  Makes Strong Appeal For an ,  Immediate Contribution  Morrin Thompson,  PJioenlx.  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, "A.F. and A.M.  One    of   the    most    interesting  speeches   delivered in   the   debate  was that delivered by W.   G.   Weichel, member for  North  Waterloo,  who defeated Hon McKenzie King.  .\s a  member of German   descent  and     repesenting    a   constituency  largely settled by people of German  descent, his utterances commanded  unusual  attention.     Canadian  unanimity   in   the   Borden   proposals  waa shown by  the  speech   of Mr.  Weichel,   for  although  he  paid   a  stiong tribute'to  the greatness and  progress of the German Empire  he  made   it  very  clear   that  he   was  enthusiastically   behind    any    plan  which made  for the  strengthening  of the tics betwenn Canada and   the  Motherland   and gave    his hearty  support to the plan   for a  stronger  navy.      It   was  one  of   the  most  striking speeches of the debate  and  seldom  a young  member gets  as  close a hearing as Mr. Weichel.  "We have the assurance," said  Mr Weichel, "that a permanent  naval policy wilf be submitted to  the people latter on.    In the   mean-  Kegulai- communication at 8  " p.m.' Second Thursday of  I each month.  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, MoHale Block.  Palmer J. Cook,  W.M.  Jas, K. Carter,  Secy.  Sound Logic  An up  country  business  man recently visited Wall street and had a [time let us be true to our profession  talk with one or two of the regular f ot loyalty.    Let  us   do something  "fixtures." He was told that un-  der no circumstances should he  think of buying stocks  at the pre-  ���'���1BMUI!  ���*.  IPs i  I.O.O.F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46 , '  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  "Walter Ross, Noble Grand.  .  Dan Faterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy.  senf, as ''the bankers want to give  I the politicians and labor men a  lesson, and ate going to plunge the  country into a condition ol serious  depression," The business man  was not at all daunted. He bought  the stock which he had made up his  mind- to  buy.       Speaking  of   the  to  regain   our   self-respect.       Our  sister colonies have put us to shame  by doing their share.      Why should  big   and    prosperous   Canada    lag  behind?        We- are   proud   of our  heritage.       "Proud   of our  history  proud of our Empire.    Envious eye*  are  to-day  watching  our  progress  in developing our natural resources.  Our.   future   is   with   that   of  the  Mother country.    She has-watched  natter afterwards, Jhe said:'"I ami over us,'has guarded   us  and   now  Daughters of Rebekah  -.   Phoenix Lodge No. 17 t  MeeU in   the  Miners'��Union   Lodge   ,  Hall First and Third Wednesdays. '  .' Mrs. Rossie Bush, Noble Grand.  ' i      Mra. Bffle Marshall, Secretuiy.  mi:u f  > r   ���' 4  B^*       V*4*  �� ���  i  Sp-~-^  '&1A ^  C                      ^  Iv/X' "\  J  �� hi. r-' ���  ~4*^M>'  *    ��**- ?   t ^ ^  FRATEJINAJIi ORDER  ".OFEAGLES ,       ;  Phoenix Aerie No. 108  Mi.(.-tsi in Union Hall, Friday JSveninge,  Visiting'brothers are always' welcome.,  QTTIT3TAK WOHK, W. P. ~\ i  Jambs 'Wkir, "W. Secy.      ]  in business to make as much money  as J can. So are the bankers.  When money is being made by  manufacturers, merchants and the  commercial interests generally, it is  being made by trie bankers also. I  do not want to reduce my own  profit for the sake of giving anyone a', lesson," and the bankers are  no more- inclined to such a course  than I am. /They-are big1 men;-and,  while  at  times   they may   feel dis-  when we are fast becoming a nation  it will be to  our  best   interests   lo  stick closely  to   the   Union , Jack.  She has confidence   in  us,   and ' to  prove   it  she  sends   freely  of her  money  to   develop our   resources.  We owe a great deal   to   England.  Although   of   German   origin   and  proud of my ancestry, I am   prouder  still^that, I   am,a  Canadian and-x a  British .subject. V ,. ^;. ^\^ ��  ' And again in  closing Mr.   Wei-  tuting the statistical record of timber revenues forJanuary and February. These (in the ordinary recapitulation of license fees, transfer  charges penalties, rentals, etc.,  amount,, for the two months just  closed, to upwards of half a million  dollars���to be exact, $500,805.03.  There is to be added to this handsome total, however, the proceeds  of the sales by tender of odd remnants or isolated small stands of  timber which took place on the 24th  ultimo, and which more than redeemed even the most optimistic  hopes concerning them.  Approximately  $130,995   is   the  immediate contribution to the general provincial revenue through the  sale of these^odds and ends of tim-  ber  (a  considerable   pot lion  of   it  fire-killed and destined to be a total  waste   unless   immediately cut) besides which royalty is to  be paid on  every    tree   and     pole   cut,    thus  eventually bringing  to the treasury  a  further  sum,   the   magnitude   of  which   may be  broadly appreciated  when   it    is  remembered   that  the  present   royalty  is   at   the   rate   of  50c. per M, and the tracts disposed  of are roughly estimated to contain  89,004,000 feet "of timber, in addition to poles and railway ties, all of  which will bear tribute.  Aside from the monetary phase of  the question, too, the newly inaugurated     competitive   sale   policy   is  peculiarly advantageous to the country in as much as purchases are in all  cases    made   conditional   upon   immediate cutting, so that in the event  of the   lands  of any   of the" tracts  being     suitable     for     agricultural  utlization, they will be  available for  the pre-emptor as   soon   as   logged  off���and   pre-emptors   are    certain  to come   to   British    Columbia   in  industrious battalions now that "free  lands for settlers" has been adopted  as a policy in   this   branch   of   the  Lands Department.  Yet still another accruing benefit  is   found   in    minimization   of   the  general __ forest   fire    risk    by    the  expeditious removal of timber, which  otherwise would in numerous  cases  constitute an unavoidable and   very  serious monace.     As to the  advau-j  tages   in   enabling  loggers  in   the  interested    sections-, to,' complete  ^'their.operauons throughly, and with'  ^l--1.-4^W 4 4~*4  collating Powder  The finest in tile world  When ordering ask for Dr. Price's by name, else  the grocer may forget the  kind you are accustomed to.  out waste of the odd bits of inferior  timber bordering their respective  holdings, augmenting the general  provincial output, and giving'profil-  able employment to many good men  of the woods, these are ��� loo sell-  evident public benefits to call for  comment. They may be classed as  by-profits of the transaction.  Leaving' the matter of these  special sales for later'con.sideration,  the general timber branch revenues  of the province for January and  February are found to reach the  record total of $500,805, the several  heads of receipt being as foliows:  January���License fees, $141,-  666.30; license transfer fees, $2,-  000; license penalty fees, $2400;  protection license lands, $7558;  protection lease'fands, $43.78; protection Crown grant lands, $5778;  lease rentals, $1882; lease transfer  fees, $56; hand logger license fees,  $225; scaling fees, $3122; royalties,  62664; timber tax, $2794; .trespass  penalties, $205;'exchange, $4; interest and discount', $336; miscellaneous,    $9;   total,   -$230,731.96.  Tho Februa'ry receipts from the  same sources were even larger, the  sum collected being increased by  about $40,000, which briugs the  February receipts up to $270,073.  The  special    sales  of  February,  the  conspicuous   success   of  which  from every view point have been referred to, arc   the   first timber sales  by tender ever held in ihe province,  and have   afforded   the  first opportunity of purchase  of timber from  the Crown since the reservation was  declared   on   December   24,   1907.  The.reservation in  question debarred the invasion of new timber territory   by   ^virtually-  all   save   hand  Joggers:      Tbe  sales   which   were  made in   February were thoroughly  "appreciated by the loggers and lumbermen, as it enables them to clear  up  territory    in   which    they   have  plants  established   and   where   the  timber would be worse than wasted,  if left  standing, by  increasing the  fire hazard.  y  /  The new schools in   Calgary  year will cost $420,000.  this  gruntled,   they are   not  of the kind  chel amidst cheers said:|  to cut, off a foot for  the  sake  of  getting rid of a corn. "  ���?��'  K. of P.:liodge;  Ho. 28  Phoenix.  -'��� B.O.  '-  Meets Ttjbsday Evening at 7.80.  Sojourning ^brothers - cordially wel'  corned.  J. E. Carter, K. of R. S.  Gordon Thompson. C. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 1J7  ' afceeti in Pythian" Hall, Lower Town j;  First and Third Thursdays.*  "'      " "   "���  Mrs. Elizabeth Pope     - Mra. Mary McKeiudo  ."   M.K.O. - M.T$.C.    .  lis ,  as  8.��#."-'  Vtt'jM -  fe.o J,;  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing*.��,  just send   your " clothes   to   tbe ^>  JLaundry, - We will Waah,~star^>f^i 'yFJjetTthe c  and iron them,', and return theiiiv'?^"^^::' '  U'i^ i  4.     '}'   *   U!  ^gi;��4" t  ready for use.  '^*^sZi\%%,Y  LADIES*  AND GkNTSVrS#I.SBi'  CLEANED iLND PRESSED,  *tt,r*  A Trial Solicited. -      " '"  Phono SO. Dominion Ave.  "Si  coming; of a case of  SirtKENIX BEER  WOOD  First-class  Fir and fam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  I*4ja  r  '"A  fa\  Fir and Tamarac, doitble cut,  per cord, $7.00. ~  WOOD DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   8"  '��Sfl  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  'PHONE  23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  *", nothingjjut the best of stoclt used  ,   : SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.G  "A great deal has been heard  and said about autonomy aud  rights and far too little about duties  and responsibilities. In my opinion,  the principal of local autonomy has  once for all been accepted and no  serious minded person questions it  any longer. Canada is either a  part 'of the Empire or it is not.  We cannot any longer with self-  respect, stand idly "bj and allow  Great Britain to shoulder Jthe whole  burden.  The supreme) interest of the  British Empire is the peace- ofthe  world. We would all hail "with  delight au announcement that the  powers had decided to propose  disarmament. But as long as  nations will persist in arming to  the teeth, just -so long must the  greut British nation be in the van,  ready at all times to defend her  tights and to maintain at all hazards  the integrity and stability of the  Empire.  Canada's destiny lies with that of  the Empire. Out success and  prosperity will be assured if we  share with hei lot weal or woe. I  hope to be spared to sec this,  a great nation, taking au active part  in trying to secure a better tinder-  standing between the Christian  nations ot the world. Canada has  a destiny and it is going to be a  glorious one, linked together with  all the other parts of the Empire in  one indissoluble lie that will make  for the peace and prosperity of the  world."  J)o^  Successful Forest Policy in B. C.  Victotia, 13. C, March 13.���  That the new policy ot protecting  and administering the Ptovincial  forest as^et, under cxpcit and practical business methods, is vastly  to the advantage of British Columbia and to the crcdil of the minister  responsible, Hon. W. Ross, is at-!  tested by figures, more eloquent  and convincing than words',  conuti-  in coins straight to the weak  spot in treating disease ? If so,  you will never use anything  but Pep^s for coughs, colds, bronchitis, and throat and lung  troubles.   Listen why!  Peps are tiny tablets, which  contain rich medicinal ingredients, so prepared that they turn  into vapour in the mouth, and  are breathed down to the throat,  the breathing tubes and lungs  direct. ;  Cough mixtures go���not to the lungs  and chest at all, but to the Btomach.  There is absolutely no direct connection  between stomach and lungs.  When you have a bad cold, your  digestion is weakened. You lowe appetite, and if a man, your usual smoke does  not "taBte good." In other words, your  digestive syetem is lacking tone. All  eongh mixtvres make this condition  worse.  Don't ruin your stomach to heal your  lungs. Take a remedy that goes right to  the ���pot���Peps.  Surprising how they end coughs,  ostarrh, bronchitis, sore-throat, "clergyman's throat," asthma, and all lung  troubles. Contain no poison, and are  best for children. ���"  Dr. Gordon 6tebles says:���"If you  wish to sue and end a cough, if you  desire to loosen tickling phlegm, and  elear the throat and the breathing tubes,  use Peps. The pine fumes and balsamic  fumes, so beneficial im throat and lung  trouble, which are liberated when a Pop  is put into the mouth, also serve another  good purpose.' They are strongly germi-  cidol.and germs of disease in the mouth,  on the palate, in the throat, and in the  breathing tubes, ar* at once destroyed  by thehr action."  Havo you tried this famous  remedy? u not, out out this  article, write across it the name  sad date of this paper, and mail  it (with la. stamp to pay return  postage) to Peps Co., Toronto.  A free trial packet will then  DO  YOU  WANT TO  MAKE MORE MONEY  .. . IN placing your Newspaper, Advertising,  place the,greatest. value pri the paper with the  greatest influence on its readers.  ''".   , TO  Use the medium that is watched for every  week by the people of your community.  Spend the. money with the paper that is  read with interest. It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people you want to reach.  Quality has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  of the main features of Newspaper Advertising.  In the meantime business men, who have faith  inequality, are reaping huge returns.  TO  ..Remember first, last, and always, that circulation counts; that quality of service gives  quality in returns. The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  ;,x-.:y.'-:���'��� -��� v^ll'''^-^, ���  You can -make more money by selling  more goods; you can sell n\ore goods by advertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  The way to lest the truth of this statement  is to send us the copy for yoi.tr ad. right away.  The experience would not be an expensive one,  and satisfactory results arc assured.  ���v.v^;^ ;.iv^.^'^ -to "������'  We use the most modern type and machinery money can buy, combined with thorough  workmanship���"a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  The PHOENIX PIONEER  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States  xii��� .ii-iij'it-i.'i w.jwrm  ��IC/"*'  S>5'S|7  *  &-r.''>!r:'.t''��~.:\-:y  /XSpi  &M?. i x ����� i,       *  .(A  -A1  ,4,   "J/ '���(��*������� ft*,vf-*rf  nV  I'j^'WtlJi*!  ���>.>1'  THE    PIONEER,   IpHOENix,    BRITISH' COLUMBIA.  ��*  SBB  Facts in Natare ****��^M  P��0R centuries 'fc has been known that Nature's most vulunblehealth glv- y(/m\i  *���    ing agents for the euro of disease are found in our American forests.   * VV"  Over forty years ago Dr. R. V. Pierce, chief consulting physician to the Invalids"  Hotel and Surgical Institute al Buffalo, N.Y., used the powdered extracts as well as  tho liquid extracts of native medicinal plants, such as Bloodroot and Queen's root,  Golden Seal and Stone root, Cherry bark and Mandrake, for the cure of blood  diseases.   This prescription as put up in liquid form was called v-  DR. PIERCE'S  Golden Medical Discovery  and has enjoyed a large sale for all these yeara in every drug store in the   j  land.   You can now obtain the powdered extract in sugar-coated tablet form of  "your medicine dealer, or send 50c in one-cent postage stamps for trial box to*  Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N.Y., and tablets will be mailed, postage prepaid.  The "Golden Medical Discovery" makes rich, red blood, invigorates the  stomach, liver and bowels and through them the whole system. Skin  affections, blotches, boils, pimples and eruptions���result of bad blood  ���are eradicated by this alterative extract���as thousands have testified.  Send 50 one-cent stamrs to pay cost of mailing only on a free copy of Dr.  Pierce's   Common   Sense   Medical  Adviser, 1008  pages,  do inbound  ADDRESS DR. R. V. PIERCE, BUFFALO, N. Y.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  ISSUED   WEEKLY  AT   PUJISN'IX,   BiUTISH  COLUMBIA  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G.  Kay, Publisher.  ADVKUTJSLVG SCAIiK  Auplidtlon for Liquor Licence (3Uttuyi��> ..85.00  Corliflcuto of Improvement nolico (00days) 87.50  /Vpplictlion to Purchiiso Land notices (60 days)   $7.60  DuUiKiiionl Co owner notices (90 days) $10.00  Small Water .Votices (80 dayH) $7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a lino,  single column, for tho ilrst insortion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent insortion, noil  put oil meaauiomont.  an=  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  We beg to announce the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  (       popular hotel has been  completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,    .  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find in it all  the comforts of home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  Saturday, March. 15, 1913  V.  Chisholm & Hartman, Props  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVtNUE  J  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy arid vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Kannam, Prop.  Come in and See  Vou will never know how good a Springs Sui'7  jou can  get at this store until you come in and see our  Proper Clothes for Men  Style and Quality the Best  Prices to Suit every Pocketbook  1 If you   need  Shirts,  Neckwear, Hosiery, Underwear, etc.,  you are sure to find here just what you are looking for.  White Slavery in Canada  A deputation of chiefs of police  from all parts of Canada has'recently asked the Minister of. Justice to  amend the criminal code so as to  restrict appeals in disorderly house  cases, and to institute more stringent inquiry into the white slave  traffic in Canada. They also wanted broader right to search suspected  disorderly houses. The prevalence  of wife-desertionvwas emphasized as  a reason for legislation providing  for deportation.  The recent drastic legislation in  Great Britain directed against the  white slavers is "already bearing  good fruit and the heavy crop of  cases before, the judges and magistrates has proved beyond doubt the  wisdom of the British Parliament in  granting extended powers to the  police. The existence of organized  gangs in London, with agencies in  New York and Buenos Ayres, all  engaged in this blackest of traffics,  has been known to the metropolitan  police for years, but owing to their  limited powers they were unable lo  lake action except in rare instances.  By the new act the British police  are invested with extraordinary  powers, one of them being the  right to make arrests without the  formality of a warrant. The penalties are also severe, the use of the  whip, even on a first offender, being  a noticeable feature. An interesting  discussion as to whether the "cat"-  should be included in the list of  punishment met with some slight  opposition und a- motion to exempt  women .from the whipping  was also  an *������ ,,"^i"'"T  i   ii   i nil win ii'ii I"inn N  finance the expedition ofVihjalmur  Steffannsson, tbe Canadian explorer  to the far north. SteflFannsson's  claim to fame is his di.icovery of  the tribe of blonde eskimos on Coronation bay, on the Arctic ocean.  The famous explorer has planned  an extensive trip into the unknown  country to the north ofthe mainland  of the continent and all his work is  to be under the direct auspices of  the Dominion federal authorities.  The country to be explored is Canadian  territory.     '  >  Steffannsson is a Canadian, having been born on the banks of Lake  Winnipeg and, like all^other Canadians, is naturally delighted over  the fact that his government has  decided to finance the enterprise.  The party will outfit at Victoria,  B.C.t/and is to be equipped with  .the most modern appliances that  science can suggest. As far as-  practicable the expedition will be  composed of Canadians and the main  camp will be established on Hers-  chell island. SteflFans^on expects  to' be away for four years.  The   decision   of the  government  in taking the matter up and making  of it   a    national   undertaking   is  deserving   of    considerable    praise  and  will   no  doubt  meet  with   the  approbation    of    every     Canadian  gifted .with a spark of public spirit.  Especially   should this  be'so, when  we call   to   mind   the  fact that   the  original   intention ��� of Steffannsson  was   to   make "the   trip   under   the  auspices of several important American organizations,   who, it  must be  said, have acted with  commendable  generosity in releasing him from all  obligations. - ���  Mekstous Debilitht  ����,0ViSi!SjSi'-8?BTH0J* TREATMENT ^n euro you and make a man of  i^UiJE w��i��JFBu.?ncP ^etbr?in becomes active, tho Uood purHlo.1 so that all  KSS??!.52t^*i5?&-,1l0*r8.Jl.eo1 "P,: tho nerves ljooo-no stroaff os rteel, so th��t  *=;��"iZTf^J ""���"'C58 ��na oesponuoncy disappear: tecs evea becomo bright, tb��  lace_full and ctear, enemy- returns to tho body, and tin morel, physical and mental  5f.5^Jn8,"r�� wrwgoratea; all drains ceaso���no more vitt.l rarts from the system,  xoureei yourself aman and know mnri-in��n rvinnnhhn n. fniinm.   Don't let quacks  Bad fakirs rob you of your hard earned dbiiars.  t&~ NO NAMES USED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT  THREATENED WITH PARALYSIS  Peter E. Summers relates his experience:  ��I v?aa troubled wjJi Nervous Debility  formany ycare. Ilr.yit to Indiscretion  and excesses in youtn. I became very  despondent and didn't care whether I  ���worked or not. I Imaclned everybody  who looked at mo guessed my secret.  Imaginative dreams at night weakened ,  me���my back ached, had pains In the I  ��"& of W fcead. hands and feet wero  cold, tired in the moraine, poor appetite,  fingers were shaky, eyes WurredT hair  ���jEFOUC TREATMENT  doctors.  ny ,   cold, tired in the moraine, i  fingers were shaky, eyes  loose, memory poor, etc Numbness In .  tho lingers set in and tho doctor told me ~  he feared paralysis. I took all kinds of  medicines and tried many flrst-claas  physicians, wore an electric belt for three  months, but received little benefit. I  was induced to consult Drs. Kennedy &   -'-- -        -    J,n  was inuucea to consult era. Kennedy  Kennedy, though 1 had lost all faith  Arrcn THCATMCNT  ���<.,4���i ~J$L0aJlJo7niostnan I commenced the Nnw Method Treaumiit and Ift  saved my life.  The improvement was liko magic���I could feel the vigor Mine through  ondcoStetofo��so       enteUyBBdph^    .   *  Ihav0 Ben���t^���*��� EKSnS  CURES .GUARANTEED OR NO PAY  ���to,^?o^e^??i,c'tt,,KLYAS.IS955 VEINS, NERVOUS DEBIUTY, BLOOD .AND  URINARY COMPLAINTS. KIDNEY AND &LADDER DISEASES VndrtDiUSim  peculiar to Men. "���  M^S^ESaE?' BOOKSFREE- tf��-.M.toeJIwr��uforaQ..Hta.  Drs.KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St. Detroit. Mich.  OntfHPfc�� Il AT I f* E* All letters from Canada must be addressed  WfkWmT **w * H**fc to our Canadian Correspondence Depart-  *���* ^ ���"����������������������� ment in Windsor, Ont. If you desire to  see us personally call at our Medical Institute in Detroit as -we 6ee and treat  no pattest* in our Windsor offices which are for Correspondence and  Laboratory for Canadian business only.   Address all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windsor, Oat.  Write for oar private address.  An Encouraging Reception  - No fakir, or otherwise undesirable person could have been subjected to such discourteous treatment as that meted out to Dr.  Friedman by the medical authorities  of the state of New" York. Dr.  Friedman, who claims to have made  a valuable discovery in connection  with the cure of consumption, was  objected to by the doctors of New  York on the grounds that he did  not possess the necessary license  to practice in tbe state. In this  connection it is pleasant for us to  compare his recent reception in  Canada to that which greeted him  in New York. , Canadians doctors  .have   never yetjlaid claim to infalli-  voted down, the legislators ovident-\bl1e^Pwers��?nt^e'contr��!y'tVieyh?vel  - always -evidenced   a'willingness  to I  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot.      ;."   v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  THOS.   BrOWn        Men's Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry department has increased its supply of eggs. Let us  accommodate you.       ' PHONE  F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  !y   believing  that  this was  a _case  where   women   should    be   granted  the  equality that some   of them  so  much desire.    Immediately after the j  passing-of   the   Act there began  an  extraordinary    exodus      of      whitef  slavers  from London, the police estimating the number at many thousands.       The    question   now   arises  where did they go to, and what country is giving them an asylum?    The  recent appeal, ofthe Canadian police  chiefs would  lend   substance  to the  thought that Canada is one of them.  test  any    new   discoveries   in   the  realms    of   surgical   and     medical  practice..   The  New York  doctors,  however, seem   to be  in a class  by  [ themselves, and either their finer in  s'incts have   been blunted   by those  big money   inducements   or" there is i  nothing else  for  them to learn���ex-j  cept it be manners.  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON. COAL  Dealer in Lumber,'Shingles, Lath     >   "-'    ���"���-  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan.  First-CJass Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of'Wood, try Princeton Coal  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-OLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. 0. JOHNSON      -    -     Proprietor  By calling aL our store when you are in need  of a fine Pipe, we have a nice selection Lo choose  from.     Larg-e selection of the following- g-oods :  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc,  Our selection of Postal Cards cannot be excelled.  KNOB HILL AVENUE  The "Sun's" Contention.  Our    breezy   contemporary,   the  Grand .Forks Sun "feels quite positive that up   to  the pre.sentv time no  craft of sufficient buoyancy to navigate the air  between" the two countries has been invented."    As usual  our friend is wrong again and are-  cent report   appearing  in  the Aero,  a journal exclusively devoted to the  science     of     aeronautics,     is    the  Pioneer's    authority    that   such   a  craft is actually in  existence.    The  LI, as   it   is   named,   has  a   lifting  capacity of 27 tons, it sailing radius  o( 1500.  miles, and  a  speed  of  50  miles per hour.     It  is also credited  with ability to keep aloft for twenty  hours.     Now, wheti'it is considered  lhat   the   distance   from   Dover    to  Cologne-in Germany is but a matter  of 240   miles it.would   be quite possible for the LI   to   reach the Dover  ��� or Woolich  supply  depots in about  six   or   seven   hours.      This   would  allow   ample   time   for   a   two-hour  visit, leaving the remaining hours of  the twenty to make its way back  to  the   place   it   starred   from.       It   is  somewhat   difficult    to    understand  the Sun's  contention,   unless possibly it might   be due to ignorance of  relative    distances   in    Ktirope,     or  what is more likely, wilful misrepresentation of facts  that are patent to  everybody.  C.P.R. to Spend Big Sums  The Canadian Pacific Railway  company are, as usual, well to the  front again iii the amount of money  to be expended in development this  year. On their eastern lines alone  they contemplate the expenditure  of $16,000,000., Of this sum six  millions will go towards double-  tracking the lines, while a greater  part of the remainder will furnish  employment t6 many hundreds in  the construction of a new line along  Lake Outario. The C.P.R. is a renowned money maker, but they certainly know how to spend it.  A FIREMAN'S PERIL  How Zam-Buk  Delivered Him  A Canadian Arctic Expedition  The  government  has decided   to  At 215 I'Yaser avenue, Ktliiionlnu,  Alberta, lives \V. P. Mahy, a former  member of the locul fire brigade, who  lias woiidorful vausu to bf thankful  for the curative powt-rs of Zam-Buk.  Me says; "A serious skin disease  broke out on my face, and spread until I was in a terrible state. The *j>ob  and little nk-ers were frightfully irritating, and yet when stretched and  rubbed they bled mid smarted. Shaving caused iiit) tigony, and sometimes  I would huve to go two weeks without  tt shave. 1 tried home-made remedies,  herb salves, and various other preparations, but the sores got. no better.  When Zum-Buk was mentioned I l��;ui  little faith that, if would be able to  do mi! any good. My case seemed  such an obstinate one. I gave it. a fair  trial, however, and the first box made  such a wonderful change for Hie better  that it gave me encouragement to  continue. I did so. and to cut along  story short. Znni-Bttk. in the end  quite cured inc. My face is now clear  of all traces of the terrible disease  which troubled me lor mi long."  Thousands of sufferers from eczema,  blood poison, ulcers, chronic sores,  piles, ringworm, cold sores, cuts,  hums and skin injuries, have been re  lievod and cured, as wib Mr. Mahy,  by Zam-Buk. As a balm for all skin  injuries and diseases it is without  equal. All druggists and stores at i>0c.  per box, or post free from Zam-Buk  Co., Toronto, for price, l.efuse harmful substitutes.  BOOKS AND STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Mag-azines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable -For Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  DROP IN EGGS  New Laid Ranch Eggs, 40c. per doz.  New Zealand Fresh Grass Creamery Butter, 40c. per lb.  "Empress" Creamery Butter, 40c. lb.  Breakfast Bacon, 27c. per lb.  Sugar Cured Hams, 25c. per lb.  Ontario Cheese, 25c. per lb.  Salt and Smoked Fish  Ground Bone for Poultry, 5c. per lb.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B.C.       PHONE 2  Insurance Ajgent  FIDELITY BUNDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B'C.  r.  ���  ?  -a.  iftl  I  5  5;  -> i ���  1  . i  -���.-irvos.M  . ".    -''-^'.{������'<':-,f'(A  y. 'y-: P^4l  - 7 '     -   1 '... I. -  ?  IV  (  m-  r  ���V.. *  V      * 4  j H  KV>Y*J.,4   4   v  B^^Mp^fY f^p?f  4  THE   PIONEER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OFPHOEfflXJ  BALANCE SHEET  i. ��� ' For Year, ending December 31, 1912.  i -i "*  r  ^^^>*^^^s4sssmmmmms��msMmamm^am  TO THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN,     '���    Ph<>eni*' * C"' ** ** 1913'  Corporation of the City o| Phoenix.  GENTLEMEN: '\ " '   '  ''��* 1     *'b^?t04re}?ot^ *hat *have���audit*dthe books and examined the vouchers  of the city for the year 1912, and have found same correct and well kept.  As I understand you passed the estimates of .the School Board for the  tfear 1911,1 have credited their _account with the amount of their deficit,-1686.85  in order to balance the account. ^ -  Yours respectfully,  A-��,__      ISAAC CRAWFORD, Auditor.  Local and General  Cash on hand   -        Cash in Bank 4  Fire Department Equipment  Police       " "       City Buildings        , Sidewalk*    Streets       ' Bridges,            School Building   ,:   City Cemetery      ���..  Furniture, etc.  Mrs. W. McKay spent the past week  visiting friends at Malo, Wash.  i- i1, r  Mrs. R. Case and son left town on  Friday morning for Oroville, Wash.  B. Meore, the invincible right wing  on the local hockey line-up left on  Friday for Moo'sejaw, Bask.  Claude McAstocker came over on  Monday from Nelson for the purpose  of taking in the hockey match  DIeWrf'dS?ri??h0lU,SeTD*ttClU" "'�����   ����ve   oeen   matte  with  week y g fchepanny Deane to serve supper in the  banquet room of the ball  cordial Invitation ia extended to every  body.  Dr. W. H. Dickson waq visiting in  Grand Forks on Friday.  Evan'Evans,-provincial inspector of  mines,'.visited, the properties in the  camp this week. Mi\*Evans is acting  in place of Jos, McGregor, who is on  three months' leave of absence.  The arrangements are now completed for the annual ball under the  auspices of the Fraternal Order of  Eagles, on Monday, St. Patrick's Day.  Tho popular Ironsides orchestra has J  been engaged for the occasion and ar- j  rangements   have   been   made  with  <u>  \*\  No Other Hosiery  Offers This���  1806,  1907  1906  1009  1910  1911  1912  1W7-.  180��  1910  1911  ���1912  UNPAID SCHOOL TAXES  .         $   7 60 '  $     48 62  2,889 76  8,686 47  144 43  8,667 60  4,888 90  9,788 11  1,748 97  16,811 93  682 40  898 82  926  7 60  96 60  106 14  267 87  408 47  Stock in Skating Rink  Real Estate Bought for Taxes  908 23  UNPAID REAL ESTATE TAXES   '       '    , 6 95   ...     _.   ...    286 87       289 86          .' . ,.   359 64 '  -��� '-   -. '-    _  .--.       579 28 *'    -  -1,512 49  '1,000 00  1,198 36  week.  Steve Swanson, foreman of the  Rawhide mino, returned to the burg  on Tuesday from Curlew, Wash.  The Mayor (D. J. Matheson) returned from a business trip to the coast on  Saturday.  Miss Mdrfydd Bateman and Miss  Rilla Mattinson were among the Phoenix visitors to Grand Forks this week.  S. S. Robinson of Spokane has taken  the position of night operator in the  local C.P.R. depot.  Jos. Butcher left, on Monday for  Seattle. He expects to return about  the 25th of this month.  Mrs. Ed. Lover left town on Monday  for a short visit to friends in coast  cities.     ' ,  Surplus from Tax Sale  Debentures  Surplus "over Liabilities  LIABILITIES  -47,972 86  Dan Docksteader, chief of police,  left on Friday for Spokane on official  police business. >  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Stanflcld, who  have been paying a few days visit to  Spokane, returned to - the city~:on  Saturday last.  S. Matthews of the Great Northern Inspects' Roads  hotel,  Grand,Forks, with' Mrs.  Mat-       R.     Spraggett,   provincial   road  the" week.61'! ^^ *'"   ^ dmH ����!*���   for   Gra"d    Forks'    V"   ��  J. T. Hawthorne of the local bank  staff, who has ,been confined to his  room during the past week suffering  from an attack of illness, according to  last accounts is recovering. His place  iu the bank has been taken temporarily  by H. Mcllwaiue of Grand Forks, who  arrived in town'on Thursday.  Chief of Police Docksteader had the  misfortune to break one of tho bones  of his right hand in effecting' the arrest of a particularly vicious prisoner,  on Monday. The culprit appeared the  next day before the stipendiary, John  Mulligan, and received the salutary  sentence of 3100 and costs or three  months.   The fine was paid.  For Sale.���Tho Biner block, centre  of upper town; four suites of housekeeping apartments; all furnished; always rented; adopted for any kind of  business; very cheap; money making  chance of life time to right couple:  Part cash, rest terms. Apply to  owner on premises.  r Foot-clothing that fits with absolute perfection, for,  reasons you will readily see if you'll glance at the ,  r picture here . . . the only, hose made that ia permanently shaped to the foot and leg, and that is both  Seamless  and  Snug-Fitting  -You would not think of buying hose v/i;h a seam up the front i  ��iLlhKi,etJ * " ; ' v?uW",.t !hut be "Sly and uncomfortable?  Probably you buy the hind with a s��am up the hack only .  because you didht know there wus .-�� kind frco from that  discomfort anti unsighniness. Thero is, however. You  can get the better kind-in any weight or color if you  buy hosiery made by  Penmans   Limited  ^������:  Pans  Underwear,  Sweater*,  70      ,  '  Canada  Hostei y  Toll-Fashioned  > Seamless  ���c^  HOSIERY  Leading in Sales  .    267 62  . 0,000 00  ..41,715 24  -47,972 86  I hereby certify this to be a true statement of the assets and liabilities  of the city on Dec. 31st, 1912.   -  Phoenix, B. C.,>    * . ISAAC CRAWFORD.  Feb. 12th, 1918. , Auditor  Receipts and Expenditure* for the Year endln*  December 31 et, 1912.  '"      RECEIPTS  Cash on hand, January 1st, 1911    -          Mrs. Alex. McDowall and children  arrived in town on* Saturday'"from  Columbia gardens, where Mrs. Mc-  Dowal has charge of a school there.  Miss Clara Kundberg, who for some  time has been the guest of Mr., and  Mrs. V. J. Ingram, returned on'Mon  day to her home in Spokane,  For Sale���Log house, 3 "rooms, situated across-the track from C.P.R  couple of days this week looking  over the roads at this end of. his  riding. Mr. Spraggett is anxious to  proceed with the construction of the  new road.^but unlike other parts of  his charge, the abundance of snow  will delay operations hereabonts for  perhaps a month. For some years  have   bad  Cash in Bank  Police Court Fines  Licenses  Government Grant  School Grant      Road Tax ���  Interest-    - ,   .'.. >  Cemetery,Lots  Hydrant Rent........ "h  School Taxes  C.....Y  Real Estate Taxes  Light and Water  Fire Department  Board of Health  Police Department.  Jail Expense ..:.....  Public Buildings  Sidewalks         Streets    School Board .......  Legal Expenses    <  City Band *   '  Salaries   ~       Stock in Rink   Printing           Interest    Insurance         Charity  _  Expense Account ~  Real Estate Bought  Cash on hand   Cash in Bank   EXPENDITURES  s->  % 6 38  1.189 16  1,896 60  6,066 00  2,000 00  2,128 50  ������- 4 00  '   18 92  rao oo  18 76  2,124 81  4,160 82^.. _ ^_.  '���=���^-*180,80 84.,  ���- ���o'C-"  we , have   had   little    to   complain  depot    Will sell cheap for cash.'   Fori a.b*?u.t as far ai the highways in   the  particulars, apply John Bengstberg.    j vlcinity are concerned and according  For Sale-tog-House, centrally lo-  t��>    ?*:.. ?pr58*ett'    the    ��Tover"-j  cated aid-in excellent renX < WII ^ Wl ' bend eveZ,e��ergy tOWard  sell7eheap for cash.'   InqX of Axe r'T^ "L aut���$'lg ^J"   w^l  -      ~- ��4uire �������|roadswehavg)bes|des undertaking!  the   construction     of    new    ones. I,  Hon. Jos.  Taylor's slogan   of good J j  roads finds a  sympathetic  echo   in  this portion of the province.  Strand "or at Almstroin's bodkstore.  Wm. Pierce returned to town on  Tuesday from Spokane, where be accompanied his sonwhb is undergoing  treatment'for his eyes.    ���    -���'*" F   v  Thos. Roderick, who recently has  underwent a couple of painful opera  When any article is in such demand- that it stands at the head of  the list oii&ales, where there are 40 or 60 other competing articles in  -    the same line, that leading article certainly has unquestioned merit  back of it.  We Sell  More  Laxaco'ld than any  other remedy for Cotiffhe and Colde  , Laxacold assists nature in a natural way, and often makes a cold  disappear in less time than yorrever supposed possible.  It cools the fever, dries up the nasal secretions that cause sneezing,  stops irritation and relieves congestion of tho-niusuous membrane  of the nose so that you can breathe naturally and freely. At the  same time it helps the kidneys and bowls throw off the poisonous  waste products frtim the system.   35 tablet* for 25 cents.  There le no quinine in them  to   make   your   Ears   ring-  Nyal's is a goodT name to remember. There is a complete lino of  family and household remedies made by these well known manufacturing pharmacists, the New York A; London Drug Company.  Our store has the complete line.  Copper in Strong Position  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. T. S. Quance, Maria~J��  I  ������?;���  $1,486 60  664 98  360 00  2,266 20  21 10  -0*57  618 44  1,078 72  4,478 16  16 00  200 00  2,370 00  1,000 00  127 24  364 26  114 60  31 80  186 96    "  243 06  48 62  2,889 76  -$180,80 84  I hereby certify this to be a true statement of Receipts and Expenditures  for the year ending December 31st, 1912.  ISAAC CRAWFORD, Auditor.  BOARD OP SCHOOL TRUSTEES  Receipts and Expenditures for,the Year ending:  Decern ber 31 st, 191S.  RECEIPTS  Government Grant for 1912               . . $1,696 00  School Taxes Collected             ..        2,124 81  City Grant from General Fund  663 36   $4,473 16  EXPENDITURES  Salaries           $3,427 00  Incidentals      ..         142 70  Furniture and Repairs              242 02  Janitor            SOS 00  Secretary      - _ - 75 00  Fuel * 105 00  Scavenger        ' 12 00  Supplies         _  66 35  Assessor              <  100 00   $4,473 16  I certify this to be a true statement of the Receipts and Expenditures  of the Phoenix Board of School Trustees for the year 1912.  ISAAC CRAWFORD, Auditor.  tore  D. OXLEY,  Proprietor  Begs to announce that he has secured the sole agency in Phoenix  1 for the Frache Bros., v.ell-known Nurserymen of Grand Forks,  and will hereafter carry an assortment of  Gut Flowers, Wreathes and  all Kinds  of  We will have a nice supply of CARNATIONS on hand for Saint  PATRICK'S DANCE, ON MARCH 17th, 1913.  .UEJijii.j.'jag  A. irieeting oiE-_the Phoenix barid will  take place on Wednesday next, March  10, in the band room of the city hall.  All those interested in the welfare of  the band are invited to be present.  ,. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Morrin left/-hur-  ri'edly on Monday for Montreal, the  former having received the news of  the critical condition of his father's  health.      '   "  ~'K, Hukice, a patient in the-local  hospital, who sustained injuries while  employed in the Rawhide mine, is reported to be making satisfactory progress towards recovery. t  Miss McDonald announces that she  will commence her sewing classes  next TueseaJrJ" at 7-30 and hereafter  on Tuebday and Friday of each  week.  St/. Andrew's Presbyterian church���  Service will be held in the above  church on Sunday, March 16th, at 7,30  p.m. A cordial welcome. Rev. T. R.  Munro, pastor.  .J. McCrackun of Greenwood met  withfa severs accident on Thursday,  when he unfortunately clipped on the  sidewalk and sustained a broken  thigh. Dr. Venal I travelled to Greenwood in connection with the case,  A likely recruit for the English suffragettes left Phoenix for England  this week. Her udvent will abolish  tbe use of vitrol in letter boxes. Two  breaths in a mail box will do all the  damage necev>ury. >  Dave Oxley, proprietor of the union  cigar stoic, hut, bcctued the sole local  agency for Fruuhe. Bros., the well  known nurberymen of Grand Forks.  Mr Oxley will have supply of carna-  tionb on hand for St. Patrick's day.  Ivan G. Mitchell, the star goalkeeper  of the Phoenix hockey team, left on  Thursday for Victoria. The arrival of  Mitchell in Phoenix wab about the  most opportune thing that could possibly have occurred for the team,  W. B. Muik* Elites tib from Tulameen to the cfToct that he will be in  Phoenix probubly next week when he  intendb to cm oil pupili, for iinother of  his popular classes. Thib will be bis  lubt dancing citrus, bib business affairs  in the Tulameen necessitating his undivided attention.  A St. Patricks* social will be held on  Monday next, in the Methodist  church, on Monday evening, March  17. Aii entertaining piogram.-has been  prepared and the ladies have provided  an- aiTay  of tasty refreshment*.    A  very Wealthy demand for copper.  Each day sees sales of the metal,  and I should say that copper is now  daily moving into consumption at a  rate slightly in excess of the daily  rate of production. The buying is  of a firm character and there are  many calls for early delivery. In  the case of the foreign consumers,  each 'order' from Europe is generally followed, if not accompanied by  instructions, that the copper bought  is to be shipped on. the earliest  possible steamer.  "The character of the present  demand for copper is very encouraging, for it indicates that consumers are operating on the smallest  possible margin of stocks. - The  present rate of demand, in conjunction with the large sales made of  the last two weeks would seem to  indicate that the metal now occupies  a strong position  mm  rtVli  "The Pride of the Boundary  PHOENIX, B.C.  A home in the centre of the camp;   only five  minutes walk from  the Granby mines; clean and comfortably furnished rooms;.  Steam Heated throughout.  Bar Stocked with Finest Wines, Liquors, Cigars  'PHONE 20.  FINE BATHROOMS.  Serious Mine Accident  Paul Nelson, a machine man employed by the Granby company, was  seriously injured in an accident on  Wednesday while at work in the  Gold Drop mine. The accident was  due to th'e fall of a slab of rock. He  was at once taken to the local hospital where an examination revealed  injuries to the head and back, besides a fracture of both legs. His  condition is considered extremely  critical.  Coughing scatters germs  ���Stop it  Coughing increases the  irritation of tbe already inflamed mucuons membranes  and ia moreover apt to carry  disease to others.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil promptly stops  coughing:, ana soon, thanks  to its tonic properties', effects  a permanent cure.  The wonderful popularity  of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar  and Cod Liver Oil is specially  due to its great value an a  permanent'lung and bronchial healer.  Sold everywhere, 35c large  bottles.  JT. 1~ MATHIECr CO., Prop,  SIserbroAltc. P.Q.  Pur   htodochrt   um   tlafhitu��   KervUu  Powder,���tht*c art \ufhU alto in ehate the c  fner and jiain* which qften accompaw  J. E. McDonald  Proprietor I  5��  SB  il  tic a fav 0/ ttjxAeueri  BSfSO^oBMSV  4-1-13  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  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-ono yenrs  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 tho land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unSur-  vcyed territory the tract applied for  shall be btake.J out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights upplied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of live  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting tor the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tbe coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be f urnisned at least once  a year.  The lease will include tbe coal mining  rights only, but the lessee mav be permitted to'purchase whatever available  surface righta may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  tit the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full' information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion JLancls.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication   of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  <mie>  />.  !&#**ft  wmmm  'm  ������  -"11  If. the CLEANEST, SIMPLEST, and BEST HOME  I DYK, one can buy���Why you don't even h.ve to  know whs* KIND of Cloth your Goods aru msdc  otf.-*&o Mistakes arc Impossible.  Si;nd lor Fro. Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet giving results of Dyclnrovcr other colors  The JOHNSON.RICILVRDSON CO., Limited,  Montieal. Canada.  ftaaMWiMnMMMMm^MM^^M^n  34J-WJ  .381  $&<  }   '#  *  I   ^  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bag"  g.igo Tr.uisfei. Caieful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. 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