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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 23, 1912

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Array 2y?*m  :ii$$tf?WW;M'X\<V  rXxAl' f\  ��14  mMwm&M  IPX* -A*?%  .-�����,<>..  AiNfD  ROUN  MlNltNG JOURNAL  THIRTEENTH YEAR  I  PHOENIX, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 23,  1912  'J  IS THE SHOE STORE  We invite your inspection,,of a 500 Pair ship-   ���  ment of Bell's g-oods, just passed into stock.  Ladies' Department  Natty range for Street and Evening Wear���in Patent, Gun Metal and Tan Finish.  NEW BOAT SERVICE  W HIDDEN CREEK  Fast Communication With The  Granby's Northern Mines'  To be Commenced.  I    B. C. Mining  The Lone Bachelor, under lease  to Cameron and McCervie, is once  more, on the shipping: fist. Ore to  the value of $60,000 has been taken  out of that property during the last  few years, the values running about  30 ounces  iii  silver and  sixty per  MARTIN BURRELL  PLEADS FOR B.C.  Asks the East to View Asiatic  Question as the West Sees  It���Keep Door As It Is.  famous Payne, near Sandon.  kx  Arrangements  were made at the   \  recent conference of Grand Trunk cent te.ld   ,Th.mino. .    t,  r��    ����������� . .        ~ . i-t-tic ieao.     i tie mine isonnosite the  Pacific  steamship   officials   for   the   - "pposne me  inauguration of a steamer service to  Goose   bay   by   the   fast   northern  liner   Prince John,    operating   audi  making connections with   (he larger  Prince  liners.     The new schedule  Addressing the Toronto Canadian  club on the question of immigration  to "British    Columbia,   the    Hon.  will  go into effect on April 1.  Development work on the Eureka,   Murlm. Burrell, Minister of Agricu  Jying between Lyall rind Bear creeks   ture> ur#ed a calm consideration of  in the Slocan,   has been 'carried on Ilhe problem and asked them to   try  ancl v'ew the Asiatic question from  the standpoint of the west. The  people who settled   British  Colum  all winter. Supplies are packed in  over the Kaslo and Slocan track  from Kaslo to Sproules.    The pro  TUB HOSAKV'TOK  Complete In Tun ami PuR'iil  THKTOYTOK  TIIK I1U.VGAI.OU' TOK  Men's Department  Complete Range of Newest Shapes  in Black Patents and Tans : :  J^TBell  TJIK VILLAGE SANDAL  pv|  tOH PRESS ESUKMJ?  HZU.BU1S Of f VCTK1X  TOES  2 CUSIMOIt SUPPORTS ARC!r>  4 cushion mils muiTH ruii��  SV.\\~ SHAPK?i-m;-At!K AKD TAN "���  .t.vDiiiIiELIlsi KPKCUL  &9k  We can safely say that in no other store in the Boundary  will-you find such an assortment to choose from.  r^a.  The Big- Store  "Is the Shoe Store"  St. Patrick's Dance  The dance given on Friday, of last  week   by  the   local   lodge   of   the  Fraternal Order of Eagles, eclipsed  all past efforts of that fraternity,, and  [judging hy   results,   the effort's'expended to   make   the ball  a success  were amply rewarded.    The decorative scheme was both novel and attractive and added   a charm to the  ballroom    never    achieved    before.  Festoons    of small    electric   lights  were hung across the room and the  noble bird   was   in   evidence  on all  sides.     Hanging on   the walls  and  illuminated   were   tbe mottoes   emblematic   of  the   principles   of   the  | order:   truth,   justice,   equality and  liberty,   while    tastefully  arranged,  were the   flags   of  Britain, Canada[  and   the   United   States.      Cooling  drinks were   to be   had for the asking.    The floor  was  in fine shape,  and with   the   splendid  music supplied by Werner's orchestra, proved  a   magnetic combination difficult to  resist.     During  an   interval in  the  danre,   Mr.   Patrick   Love   arrived,  wearing the " bat his  father wore,"  "the   relics of  ould   dacency," and  distributed souvenirs to each guest,  consisting  of an   Irish   linen  handkerchief accompanied by   a bottle of  perfume.  perty is operated   by   Davidson   of bia ����ve kept that province British  C.���i _ :_  . i!,. .��� ...  Spokane.  At    the     Blue     Bell    mine,    on  Kootenay   lake,  development   work  is being pushed  ahead.    A, raise is  being run  from the  lower  levels to  the surface where bins and hoisting  plant   will   be   installed.    The  ore  will   then  be   trammed   straight   to]  the top ofthe mill instead  of-being  raised by the  elevator belt as heretofore.      A      twelve-disked     compressor is also being, installed which  will enable the. company to increase  their tonnage very considerably and  keep the mill going at  full capacity.  The Sullivan   mine in   Fast Kootenay  is   now   the   heaviest   shipper  in  that district,   the Canadian Consolidated,   who   own   the   property,  having  shipped   over 4000   tons  to  the Trail smelter this year.  A contract has been let for 200  feet of work on the shaft of the  Bluebird mine, in  the south  belt of  in traditions and spirit, and were  intensely Canadian, having the  same aims and interests as the rest  of the Dominion. He denied any  harsh criticism oh either side, but  pleaded most strongly that the door  should not be opened more widely  than it is at present.  Your  Guests  Know:  r       id  '/  They are getting $he  Beer brewed when'yoa  serve  Phoenix;  Beer  ���v *&hF *���  V    '    |<'|   .  ���A*  5 f  4 -9  i  Rossland. The ore shoot is about  eighteen inches wide of solid sulphides of lead and iron, and has already been, developed by a shaft 100  feet in depth, while an old tunnel  has been extended 175 feet. The  mins is equipped with a twenty-  horse   power boiler   and   hoist, and  the   machine -drill- -i&.r.opci-ateil�� by       ���     u   ��� c, Alderman   James   Mar- Utcam.     A  small'ore   sorting-liouscUbove   occurrence7'cv��ry', otRccr^Vfor-1  shall filled the important position of I has   been   erected.~a.nd  the    ore  de-\ miles around   was  in  floor manager   to the  delight of the   livered to   the   C.P  Constable Aston Shot  W. P. James and Frank Wilson,  who escaped from custody recently  on the- Okanagan lake, after  shooting and dangerously wounding  Constable Aston of the provincial  police, were captured at Penticton,  on Tuesday, the 19th. The accounts  received are somewhat meagre, but  it appears that the men in custody  had held up the Okanagan Mission  hotel at Peachland, and ina scuffle  with the officer in a cabin on the  Okanagan boat,,the latter was shot  in the head with a 44 Colt's revolver.  One of the robbers carried'"-a 38  Winchester and 400 rounds of soft  nosed ammunition. It is alleged  that James is the man who fired at  the police; As an instance ofthe  effective methods emplo>ed by the  provincial   police for   the apprehen-  lt is rich but not he*?y���  and just enough ofthe delicious appetizing  of hops without^t^e.  cessive bitter.  ^ONor  \1  i  ��� V  ORDER A CASE TOfcAV  'PHONE 23  n  PHOENIX BREWING; CO.,  LIMITED.        "i  j  *  TRY  the  il  < t  sion ot criminals, it is worth r6cotd-, ���,.       ,    A���  me- that wit'-;-. r ^-,^,-^.i^    -'.��� J       arac Wood, $5  Lower Town  Barber Shop  For an Easy Shave, Stylisrf Hwrcut  Refreshing Massage, or an Invigorating Shampoo.      New and'Vp-to-  Date i��-every particular/ Vif  ���-':"������  i-i'"5-^^'- i  C- A. BestJ?w^b A,  WOOD   "  *p  i       First-class Fir ai'  <"  ladies and pardonable envy of the  gentlemen. The supper, which was  catered for by Danny. Deane, was  served in the banquet room ofthe  building, an arrangement that was  i hig-hjy appreciated by cyer}'Pne�� full,  (justice    being-done: ro    the  suniptti-/o  feet away.  Next to this propert\ is the Rich  Ri   about   forty! a dcscripitori oC,the men wanted."^v\^ ^T^r^io^i&^i������^!  -\   "���>   '      ^-~r?\ ,'     ^     A;   .-^^gS^ff^i^^^  [T��m<  mondy   where   in   following  up the  Bluebird   b\-  surface   prospecting  a  larg-e mineralized  area was encou'n  tercel.       "This '.-show's-yore  ver   sixty   dollars   per- ion :in: the j dollar is  The Phoenix knights of the stane  and besam have arranged a little  bonspiel on their own. The competition is to commence on Monday  evening and eight rinks have entered  r^nl^|forthe:fi;ajy.:::k^pntribii��iq^pJ;(Mie  ' "*~        ���   ������       ���     levied-on-each-player.^nd'  1  PREMIER McBRIDE  ��^T--    VISITS aBEENWOOD  I ,{lC��ustic  Replies to Socialists-  k��> ��  &  ���,�� 5*jilie premier had a sharp tilt with  i^'' 7'~P?t ' tti^Socialists at a meeting held at  M/, 'J/fl'/jGSepvvood, on Saturday last.    Mr.  ffi?1 *  Vi</��I'^^ner'n&lon' tlle Socialist candi-  fe*>' *i '^\3��;\&$ter wished   to   know   if he could  f��r,B,^"l5kft the platform.    The premier re-  pjjed that the opera house would be  Scant the rest of tbe week  and the  Wjh;^ J^jS ' Mfcialists could talk every night.  &Wd<i" '^^^'"But you won't be here," said  i^l^ '\,% Jpmeone, "No, I won't be here,"  W'*/, * ]3.t|a'd the P^mier sharply, "and I  g$��<w ^ M ">lSont propose tonight to sit and listen  '<$��' li* '!)% to a lot of humdrum, and rattletrap  5��r*V/?^~^%"'i"ch as Social^ts talk/' He added:  m^l^'Mn^0 llsten to the blue ruin talk of.  S"4iJl "fi^gpnie of the Socialists relating their  sPs^i-d!1 f>1^^ *ales of woe ancl suppression, one  IfflSfeiy* ''S^woiild wonder that British Columbia  Mf��/��" '�� Ijx* was on the map at all."  "' }n     A voice: "Hot air."    "Yes, sir,"  t^^aid the premier, "Socialism is hot  air, and that is why instead of advancing it has been receding,' so  that after March 28th there will not  be a single socialist left in the legislature. The people were getting  tired of listening to the same old  story, and putting up monthly dues  to support a lot of itinerants filled  with Karl Marx."  A Socialist said he thought it  hardly fair ofthe premier to talk in  that way after refusing his platform  to the Socialists.  "If my friend does not "wish to  hear my observations," said the premier, "there is no obligation on him  to stay. I have not come here to  plead the Socialistic cause but have  come rather to show those who still  cling to it, how unwise it is to follow  these fanciful doctrines when there  is so much work to be done." He  added that Socialists tried to spread  their propoganda by holding forth  night after night on every occasion.  That was why there were Socialists  running in ridings where there were  no Liberals, but there was as much  chance of establishing a Socialist  government as of building a railway  i     )i pti*  REMOVAL SALE  ^4  J     Entire Stock of Furniture, Carpets  i  A  iv,  Xi  Rugs and Linoleums  to be cleared at  Greatly Reduced Prices  A ilne line of Bedsteads, Mattresses unci Springs, at prices never  before offered in Phoenix.  An excellent line of Oak Chairs and Diningvtmm Furniture.  Very Beautiful Assortment of Pictures mill Picture-Frame Moulding     Hole agents for the  Ostermoor and Restmore Mattresses  Watchful housekeepers should not overlook these lmrgtiitis. Conio  caily and get first choice.  The Furniture Dealer  from     the     earth     to      the  (Laughter.)  Luckily only  a   small   portion   of  the    workmen    embraced    Socialist  \ous repast provided.      Dancing- was   oper. cuts   and   carries   some copper/ tirany:fbur; dollarai of the pooJ;wi//i.:;; ^miv.agement of tRti^eeoiil^coB- "rf W��  WOOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  Gust ��Jol��ft0pf|sfiL^&3  :   '"���������'���-:'���-       Jtf   ###{  rest   have   not  views.  A   voice:    "The  awakened up." :  "The rest have wakened up,"  said the premier. "They have been  attending to business while the Socialists do a heap of talking. So  much for my Socialist friends. No  doubt next week this hall will be  crowded nightly to hear the promulgation of their, woes."  The premier then dealt with the  fortnightly wage bill which the government did not consider practicable.  Mr. Heatherington, from the gallery, said: "The 13. C. Federation  of Labor representing 10,000 men  had asked for it."  The premier repeated that the  government must consider how it  would apply to the whole province.  It was not practicable in out of the  way places, but would be investigated by the labor commission.  Another man asked why the government did not pay the men who  had worked on the plans of Midway  and Vernon railway now taken over  by the Kettle Valley company.  .The premier replied that the government did not look after every  little case, but as far as possible  would try to pay oil" all debts on the  old road.  In answer to questions by another  man the premier said he believed  foreign dependents of a man killed  in an accident should be provided for  under the Workmen's Compensation  Act. So far he had not found it  possible to devise a law to insure  wages of men employed by exploiters of wild cat schemes.  A note was handed up signed by  several women asking if the premier  favored votes for women. The premier replied that it was not a matter  the government was prepared to  deal with yet. He had always voted  against woman suffrage when it  came up in the  house.  moon. J kept up   until near three o'clock the I which   has'  next morning,   everyone   voting-the I south   belt  affair a   most enjoyable   one.   and a (work is  proceeding   under ihe man  credit to its organizer's. jagementofj. L. Warner.   �� I     The Monarch mine, situated near  Field   on     the   precipitous    face   of  not   been    found   in   ihel ia" to    the   winning  rink,  while   the   cert wisli to evpress tfceir tbankmp*��U .   ���*    "--"'-*"���  before Development / sum        eig-ht bucks will be set apart  those, who. by   their effort* or atten-  v las      consolation      for     the       lowest   dance contributed to tho success of tho  quartette. / entertuinitipnt        CHAS. KNIOHT.  WILL INVESTIGATE  MERRITT DISASTER  Provincial Mineralogist Ordered  To Make Examination.  In an effort to discover the causes  which led up to the recent explosion  at the Diamond Vale Collieries, at  Merritt, the provincial mineralogist,  XV. Fleet Robertson, has been instructed by the Premier, Hon. Richard McBride, who also holds the  portfolio of Minister of Mines, to  proceed lo that place and make a  thorough examination of the mine  workings. Several conjectures as  to the cause have been made, but  until Mr. Robertson makes his investigation it will be impossible to  hazard an opinion.  Methodist Church Concert  The entertainment' in aid of the  funds of the Methodist church, the  program of which we published in  our issue of two weeks ago, took  place on Friday of last week, a  crowded audience being present,  whose frequent applause throughout  testified in no uncertain way to the  excellency ofthe performances. The  program was an unusually long one,  but was perfectly managed, while  the sketches "The Ladies'Aid of  Bingville" and the "Camp Fire  Scene" were well staged and drew  the merited applause of the house.  The rest of the numbers, consisting  of songs, recitations and instrumental selections were all well received  and deservedly praised by everyone.  A gratifying result of the conceit  is that the funds of the church have  been augmented to the extent of  over $100, a fact which bears eloquent testimony to the open-hearted  liberality ofthe people of Phoenix.  Mount Stephen, and 1000 feet vertically above the C.P.R. track, is  again on the shipping list. The  vein was opened up during the  construction work on the railroad.  It is a vertical fissure in limestone.  The ore is very irregular, being  from a few inches to fifteen feet  across, with large pockets ot galena  in places, carrying 0.04 ounces in  gold. G.O ounces in silver, 50 per  cent, lead and IS per cent. zinc.  The zinc blende being closely associated with the galena, the company  has found it necessary to install a  sixty ton concentrator. This is connected with the mine by an aerial  tramway. A new one hundred  horsepower boiler and engine supplies power and heat in the winter  months, and water is plentiful  enough in the summer to take the  place of steam. New hunk houses,  shops, electric light plant, etc.,  have been installed.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the   returns  of the  output of the mines and smelters  ol  the Boundary  district   for the week  ending March 21, and year  to date:  Granby 25,437    2(,6,440  Mother Lode    7,512      93,297  Rawhide    5.248       27,952  Jack Pot        5S7 7,25b  Athelstan  -540  Kmma  VJ01  Others        252        2,Sf)5  SMKI.TKK TONNACKS  Granby 24,505    5L��,2f.7  B. C. Copper Co.. . 13,524    153,318  B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated 13,324 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  7,799; Rawhide, 450-1; Wellington,  355; Athelstan, ...; Kmma, 421;  Jack Pot, . . .; others, 2U-<  NEW SHIPMENT OF  Semi-Ready  AND  Style - Craft  Arrived This Week  Prices to Suit all Purses  Come :n Look Them Over  !lA  \u  Xt  ��H  f^nf  ���VM  1  TSSEBi 1 ���'-...',.'. . I' - '. \ > >\ ��� ' .  f&& Pioi^EBB, phoenix,  BRifiSJtt doLUMfciA.  **  I ,ll  '4-  Or tt little water Irotn the human system when  thoroughly tested by the chief chemist at Dr.  'tierce'* Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., tells the  story ot impoverished blood���nervous exhaustion  or some kidney trouble. Such examinations are  made without cost and is only n small part ot the  work ot the staff of physicians and surgeons under  the direction of Dr. R. V. Pierce giving the best  medical  advice  possible, without  cost  to   those  who wish to write and make a full statement of  symptoms.   An  imitation of  natures method of  restoring waste of tissue and impoverish���., nt of  the Mood  and  nervous force is  used w  rn you  take an alterative and glyceric extraot ot   roots,  without the use of alcohol, such as  Dr, Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  Which makes the stomach strong, promotes the flow of digestive juioes, re-  . stores the lost appetite, makes assimilation perfect, invigorates the liver and  purifies and enriches the blood. It is the great blood-raakcr, flesh-builder  and restorative nerve tonic It mukes men strong in body, active in mind  and cool in judgment.    Get what you ask fori  __  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  '"'V'Subscriptiojfli 2.00 per year  ''.{. 2.50 to United States.  ,    G. Kay, Publisher.  ','���"''ADVERTISING SOAt/K  Application for Liquor Medico (30 days) . .85.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (00<Iay��)��".S0  Application to Purchase Lund notices (U0 dftyn)   :........:........������������VM  DoUiiQuent Co-owner notices (80 dayK) ... .$10.00  Small Water Noticos (30 days),:'.......,- .*7-6?  All other letful advortlHliiK, 12 cents u lino,  slnnle column, for the'fli-Ht insertion; aiid;. 8  cents a line for each subsequent Insertion, noil'  parell measurement.       ��� .  f  I'f  tf  ,f>  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  ��� manner.    Separated Cream insures purity and  quality.t The Dairy produces hoth.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  When in Doubt  f  As to where you can get Tobacco to suit yon own pui-ticnlar  , taste, call at our stoic and we will convince you tliat we can  satisfy your wants.   We krep a varied assortment of  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Confectionery  Razors, Brushes, Soaps, Perfumes, etc.  ���Saturday,.March 23, 1912  Antonio Cervo     knob hill avenue  QUEEN'S  HOTEL  kv  R.  V. CHISHOLM, Prop.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,  heated by steam, and well furnished thoughout  for the accommodation of the public. Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date.     Meals served at  1 *~.��*, alljhqucB.  The British Coal Crisis  The forces of capitalism  and of  labor in" Britain are again   arrayed  against one another and. the whole  nation has about quit work.  Already  the most flourishing industries in the  realm are the soup kitchens.    The  mercantile marine, both around the  British   coast  and in. the   Mediterranean is almost paralysed   for the  want of coal, while the factories are  rapidly     closing     throughout    the  length and breadth of the land. The  coal  mineowners claim   that, an in  crease in the men's pay is impossi  ble, while the representatives of the  unions  stoutly    maintain   the contrary.     Conferences are constantly  being held by the parties concerned,  and  no (ess   a personage   than  the  Imperial Prime minister has taken a  seat in the councils.     Advices .from  the old land tell us. lie'.' is straining  every effort to bring the strike to an  end, but the  most astounding news  of all   is the   statement   by the coal  Karons  'f that the government have  no interest in the matter at all!"  Now, a-..statement. ;of this kind  might have some effect in this country. It is open to doubt, however,  but over there the only effect resulting 'was to open the'eyes of the  government to the arrogant character of the wealthy mine owners and  force the government to frame a  measure fixing by Act of Parliament a minimum wage for the coal  miner. Why this action on the part  of the Imperial government should  have been necessary it is difficult to  understand, in view of the fact that  there is a power vested in the King  age:�� ������ agb; } which 4 empowers  Crown^"/to ~,cqnfiscate,  of state demand   it.   anv  r  fry yot*, TH"*"  Overheard in a Street-Car.  There's a lesson right there!  Little blemishes of complexion, small sores, eruptions,  spots, are not only unpleasant  to the person afflicted, but are  the first thing noticed by other  people.  A little Zam-Buk applied at  Bight to spots, eruptions, sore*  of any kind will do wonders.  Zam-Buk is not a greasy  preparation which will go rancid on your dressing table.  It is made from healing, herbal  extracts and essences. Always  pure, fresh and. ready for use.  Doesn't lose its power. Keeps  indefinitely. Healing, soothing  and antiseptic all the time.  Try it!  60c. box all dntggutt and itoret.  iJilVife  ����**  was not initiated and finished years  ago,  for it cannot be denied that the  sJhLacMngLcpnd^  the north wasfnot generally known.  It was well known in British Columbia. It was a never-ceasing topic of  conversation in arid around every  mounted police station in the North-;  west, and to the.country's shame it  must be confessed that it was known  t(j the Laurier government at the  Capital; yet throughout the whole  Laurier reign scarcely three or four  of the guilty parties . were brought  to book. The bare-faced swindling  of thepbor.prospector, the bribery of  police,' the official 'sanction given to  the.existence of gambling hells and  worse, were all a part of the game,  and contributed their part in bestowing upon theVtown of Dawson its  then deserving title of a "pocket  edition of hell."     V ' ,;  Here are the new  rrinst Overcoats  the inhuman treatment she had received befortf' the trial' induced the  authorities to commute the sentence  to servitude for life in the Siberian  mines. She is said to be the only  chained woman convict in Siberia.  ��� .������������'���.'���������.''.    ��� " ��� '  '."���  The above, taken,from an influential  London  periodical may be accepted as  the sterling truth, and at  the  present moment  has  a peculiar  interest    for people    living  in   the  Pacific States and British Columbia.  The   other  day,: according  to   the  Vancouver papers, a steamer arrived  at  Tacoma   from   the- orient,    and  among the arrivals on her were two  individualsWho had recently escaped  the   horrors   of life   in   a   Russian  Siberian  convict settlement.    They  are at  present   being   held  by   the  United  States  immigration  officers  and  are facing  the  appalling prospect of being sent back again.    The  men in  question may be everything  that is   bad, but   when  we   read of  the  treatment accorded the women  convicts,  it does seem the greatest  the!  "> -,'���  It's Worth  To be able to select your clothes where there's nothing but  good quality to choose from ; and variety enough for every  man. If I cannot suit you with a Ready-to-Wear, you can  have a suit made specially for you. I have a big iine of  samples to choose from. It's a pleasure to show them, they  they are so good.  A full line of Shirts, Underwear, Hats, etc., carried.  | tragedy   to allow   these men   to be-  when    the! come again   the victims   of  the ac  exigencies  oC, state demand it,_ any \ cursed Russian prison system  att   land in   the   realm.     Taking:  stand that a national peril exists  in consequence of a scarcity of coal  I for.the British fleet,  all  that would  [be necessary to tiring every coal and  [/and owner to his  senses, would be/  j for the   government   to  invoke   the/  [ right  of,  " Eminent Domain "  and  /seize the South  Wales  steam , coal  f collieries,   or. at any rate  some  " The Howling Tempest."  The eyes of the world are at present   riveted  on   Britain   and   once  again   within   the short   space  of;a  few months  the grand old country  of Albion is racked with internal industrial  strife.     In   this connection  it   may    not   be   amiss   to   quote  the warning  sounded  years ago al  Oxford by tlint brilliant statesman,  Lord Beaconsfield, when he  viewed  with prophetic  eye, the  rapidly rising tide of British democracy.     " It  is  now   but   a, moaning   wind," he  said,   " but   it will   soon become   ir  howling  tempest."       These Words  were   uttered   probably  forty years  ago   and* he  who   uttered   them   is  sleeping  his   long   sleep   amid    the  primroses  of tranquil    Hughenden,  yet  it   is   doubtful   if even he,   the  'keenest statesman that Britain ever  possessed, had any conception ofthe  rapid rise of the socialistic tide.   The  waters  have certainly  risen with  a  vengeance and even threaten to engulf her;   but they   will   not.    The  little   island   " lost   in the  northern  fogs " has had a strenuous history,  and   she   who nurtured   the   germs  of liberty will yet emerge from what  her  enemies   are  pleased   to   think  a  death struggle, a better and more  glorious country.  Be the first to wear  them.  Fit-Reform tailors  have created some  stunning styles for  particular men.  We have them all-the novelties and  the exclusive patterns. Come in and  let us show you these new styles in  spring Overcoats.  537  MORRIN THOMPSON  Phoenix, B.C.  ThOS. BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusively  ���f j*mx _~  *** ��J XJ\\   H  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���"�������!����:  .._   .    T.     ��� c   <<       ���  t-       ,,I claim to   being classed as civilized,  them.      The   cry   of   "socialism    I    , ,       ,      ��� . '  ... ., ,." '.-_     '.     ,,      where the above news  item will not  which would assuredly  be raised by  the Opposition could be squelched  in a minute by pointing out that no  administration, either Whig or Tory,  has ever at any, time attempted to  wrest "this prerogative . from the  King. As a prominent observer has  pointed out'; "It is a big situation  handled'by little men."  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But Vera Figner  survived    the    horrors    of   twenty  years   confinement  and exile  in Si  beria,  and  is still working for  the  enlightenment of ignorant Russians.  A name  revered  by all .Russians  is   that  of  Madame   Sigida,    who  aroused  to a frenzy of indignation  through   seeing  an    invalid   female  convict   in   the   Siberian   colony of  Kara, to which they had both been  exiled,   flogged  by   a  warder,   was  herself flogged to death because she  struck him.     In the prison records  it  is written     " Mme   Sigida  committed suicide by poisoning herself,"  but the truth, like murder will  out,  and the   crime  of the  warders   has  been fully proved.     Terrible indeed  were the tortures and cruelty meted  out to Marie Spiridonova, who only  three years ago shot Colonel Liizan-  ovsky who flogged the peasants because they were unable to pay taxes.  She was condemned to death, but  Poor Connaught  The social and moral reform committee of the Ottawa Presbytery is  out -after the governor-general's  scalp. Evidently he has been playing hookey from' Sunday school and  the elders of the. church have decided to correct him. It is as we  feared; all along. We^ kne\\\ the  blow would come sooner or .later  The Arrival Of Nemesis Arthur   has   lived too  long  on the  The   new   Commissioner   of   the  eastern   side   of Suez        However,  Yukon    territory   is  expected   to  here is what the Presbyterians think  arrive,   at    Dawson    within     the   0f his scandalous   and   inexcusable  course   of a.  lew   days."���Vide   Sabbath behaviour:  Press. ^ I     "Sabbath    observance    has    re-  would  be  a   difficult  matter to j ceived . a blow   in this   city  and the  ace  on this planet with any I Dominion  through   the  head of our  Dominion giving by his presence  sanction to sports at RockclifTPark,  on the Lord's Day. He may not be  a puritan; yet there is a large and  important part of the nation over  which he presides, who believe in a  day free from the common rut of  life, and as he would not willingly  hurt the religious susceptibilities of  the Hindus, he might' at least care  for the conscience of feeble fellow  Christians."  "I     Fress  1/    ���    ������..  I     It woi  I find a pi  MONTREAL.  THE STANDARD is 'the National  Weekly Newspaper of ihe' Dominion  ot Canuda.Jfc It is national in all its  alms.  It uses the most expenslvo entrrav-  Infc's, procuring tho photographs from  till over tho world.  Its articles are carefully selected and  ita editorial policy is thoroughly  independent.  A subscription " to The Standurd  costs $2.00 per year to any address in  Canada or Great Britain.  TRY IT "FOR 1912!  Montreal   Standard   Publishing   Co.,'  Limited, Publishers.  Dr. de Van's Female Pills  A reliable French regulator:never falls., Theso  pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating tha  generative portion of the female system. Refuse  all cheap Imitations. D��-- �������� T��n'�� are sold at  (5 a box. or three lor 110. Mailed to any address.  Th* SootoeU Drue Co.. St. Catharine*, Ont.  To Canadian Architects  Co.Mi'K-riTioN Koit New University  BUII.OINOB TO UK  KkICCTKI) AT  Point GiiKY, nmah V.vncouvhk.  Uuitihh Coi.umhia'.  The Government, of British Columbia invite Competitive Plans for the  Kcncrul hcheme anil design for the proposed new University, together with  more detailed Plans for the buildings  to he erected first at an estimated cost  of $1,500,000.  Prizes of $10,0(XJ will be given for the  most .successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and  plan of^site may be obtained on request from the mulei-signed.  The designs to he sent, in by. July  Hist. 1911 addressed to  THE MINISTER OP EDUCATION,  Parliament Buildings,  Viotnrty, British Columbia.  Another Opportunity  IS NOW OFFERED YOU TO GET IN  On the Ground Floor  where the above news  be read with interest. Lamentations  will be long- and loud throughout  the corrupt _������ official v world: of that  territory, -and for the next six  months���^-possibly less���the office of  commissioner will be no sinecure.  The commissioner is the.nominee of  the Borden administration and is  charged with the important mission  of cleansing- the Yukon civil service  of the swarm of parasitical vermin  that have pestered that portion of  the Dfomi'nidn for- the last thirteen  or fourteen years. The only regrettable thing about the matter is  that the work 'of cleaning them out  ���;.-��� Oolachans are running freely in  the Fraser river, an almost unprecedented event for this season.  Hitherto the run has never begun  before the-end of March or early in  April.  ^^&$ii  The Pacific Terminus ofthe  Canadian Northern Railway. }  It is safe to say that in a few years Port Mann will be one of  the biggest, if not the biggest grain shipping'ports on the Pacific.  Already there has been secured for Port Mann, a Million Dollar  Flour Mill, Glass Works, Steel Mill, Wood Working Plant, Carriage Plant and Grain Elevator. Several other milling and wheat-  buying firms are in treaty for sites there. .  The Canada Car Works", a twenty-five million dollar Montreal  concern have taken a site near Railway Addition, and it is expected that these works alone will ultimately employ 5,000 men.  These arc only a few of the many industries that are coming  to Port Mann.    There is everything to indicate  that   Port   Mann  and most  progressive cities on  the  will   be one   of the busiest  Pacific coast.  Mathieu's Syrup  ol Tar and Cod liver Oil  not only stops a cough but cures  it. Its tonic and restorative  properties enable the system to  permanently throw off a cold.  35c for large .bottle.  Sold everywhere.  J. h. MATHIEO CO., Prop.,      SHERBROOKK.  Docs it not look reasonable that an Investment in Port  Mann is safe, and that money will be made easily and  quickly? The time to b.uy is right now; there is no  money made buying when a boom is at its height.  I am selling Lots today in Railway Addition  for $250 each; $15 down, and $10 per  Month, no interest, no. taxes.  The Prices on the above Property will advance  20 per cent on March 31 st.  MATH IEUS SYRUP  wm&m^��mmM!MM.  DISTRIBUTORS FOR WESTERN CANADA  FOLEY BROTHERS, LARSON & COMPANY, lac.  WINNIPEG, EDMONTON, VANCOUVER, ^ASKATOON-  SVlATHESOftS   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  ��� O MM IS S I O N.E R FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.O.  Mifok&Gure SMfc&'s Gum  OUICKLV  STOPS COUOM8.  CURES  COLOB.  HSAIA THB THROAT ANB LUN08. 3tt CENTS  H'RtSTHELUNG3  I UIGS. 25 CfiMTS  liitil  3 'l   / H * /  ��%  ^MW^gj$|  1  Til]  ***'M-*.;.*.K< ********* **>:.*.!��**  COipiENCE  It Troubled Ker About Her ;  Engagement.  % By IZOLA  FORRESTER.,     , *,  ft**,^^****'!'^.*********;!'****  "I think th'ut yon ought, to tell Wlllard before you: murry him."  Kute did not even turn, her head.  After listening to. variations of tbe  Barae advice und opinion for half, un  ��� hour she'''felt1 more than"���"annoyed...' Bhe  was frankly uugry and perplexed.  v "If you don't some one else will, and  that will only make uny subsequent  explanation so unpleasant Men are  |ie��uliar. anyway, nnd in an affair of  this kind"-,  , "Imogene Wayne"���Kate's'fnco flushed hotly���"I think you put It altogether too strongly."  "It la a serious matter."- Imogene  bit off the end of her embroidery linen  deliberately. "If It were my own affair I nhould consider it u mutter of  conscience. Wlllurd Is the sort of  man to take anything of that kind to  heart.    I know blm well."  "I don't cure a bit whether he knows  or not." exclaimed Kate. "1 suppose  1 should have told him In the Urst  place, but ho never asked me. and I  didn't,consider it necessary. I never  thought Bart would."  . "No one did." Interposed Imogene.  with serene slgniticance. "But the  fact remains that Hart has"���  "Has what? Am I always In trouble?"    >     :  Lazily, comfortably Interested, the  voice sounded from tbe Inner' room  whose windows opened on tbe veranda., Kate stood, silent, Indignant,- der  chin upraised, ber lasher downcast.  From tbe cool shadow of tbe curtained  window sect Bart Holmun thought ber  sweeter and dearer than ever. And  it bad been nearly two years ago.  "Are: you In there.; Bart?" Imogene  laughed, "now long bave you been  listening���long enough to agree wltb  me? Whatever, made you come borne  when everybody wanted you to stay In  Japan?"  "Not everybody. 1 came by special  request."'. ' '     '���      ���  "And wentln the first place by special request1 too?"   -  Kate flashed the single glance at ber  cousin." She bad not known how much  Imogene knew.   She.wondered If Bart  bad   told   ber.    Against   ber   will   sbe  looked  at   Bart   - Be   was  smiling at  her.   and., suddenly,   vaguely,  she   felt  ���nore at ease.     After all   Bart  was a  good boy. lie hnd come borne tbe same  ���a  trifle browuer. the lines about bis  moutb  a   bit  deeper,   tbe  look   of  his  eyes steadier.   .The two years In Japan  had done, blm .''good.  "When 1st be .wedding. fCltty?"  No   one   ever  culled   ber   Kitty   but  Bart *' It-was such a foolish, childish  name for a* girl, sbe thought,  for tbe-  fclnd  of  girl  at  least   that  sbe  prided  lierself  on   being.     She   was   not   the  9nffy.-cblldlsb.type.    Sbe was tall and  '���lender,   with  smooth,  dark, balr  ana.  ���yes   that  changed .like  tbe sea   with  her mood.  v "We are'not even engaged yet." sbe  answered composedly. . "I can nardly  ���ay when tbe .-wedding will be."  "Kate ,1s so cautious about matrimony'this time." Imogene suld amused .  ly. "She has actually put. poor Wlllard  en probation. If tie Is a good boy for  three months nnd manages to" fulfill her  Meat in that time. Ihe'n she will concent to an  engagement."  ������If 1 were a girl I'd put Wlllard on  probation for life." Kurt said choer-  fnlly. "One would be perfectly safe.  There would never be any danger of  foreclosure."  ���Three months Is long enough." said  Kate. "A man who cannot stand a  three months' test Is oot worth waiting  a lifetime for,"  "Don't be vindictive nnd cutty.  Kate." imogene gathered up her melee  of embroidery odds nnd etuis. "Everybody nt Newpolnt knows about you  and" Bart rind when you twit him  that way It is simply bud taste Bart,  why on earth didn't, you have seuse  enough to stay awuy?"  "No one sent me announcement cards  of the probation." answered Burt  calmly. "I like Newpolnt. Wlllard and  I are old college puis."  "Were you really?" Imogene glanced  back over her.shoulder to laugh again.  "Isu't it comical, though, tbe whole affair? Well, there Is one thing sure.  Bart���you won't be pnls if Kate's conscience troubles her."  They were alone several minutes before tbe silence was broken.   Then Bart  asked:  ���Does It?"  -Trouble me?"   Kate lifted her bend,  niu!  the anxiety tn  her  eyes startled  him    "Yes. it dne��.  Burt.   Of course 1  Intend to murry  Wlllard.   The probation Idea Is. naif or tt. luingene's nonsense.    I  only  nsked   blm  to  give  me  three months to make up my mind."  "1 didn't give you three minutes."  "And  I  changed It  In  three  weeks."  Bhe  retorted .|Ulckly.   "It  is better to  be sure.    But"  "But you  haven't told  Wlllard about  me?"  "Not yet." She hesitated and then  ndded nervously, earnestly: "it Isn't  that he would mind, although I suppose ho would too 1 know I should  mind ir he hud done such a thing and  bad not told me But I thought he  knew, of course, until one day he told  me he didn't believe a girl ever loved  more than one man sincerely and absolutely and he was glnd for that person  Ihut 1 nnd never been engaged De-  fore."  "1 agree with him" Burt swung  over the burner ol the window ledge  Ihut separated.them. "I don't believe  you'll ever love any one as you did me.  Kitty, will yon?"  The Impersonal frankness of his lone  disarmed    her.     She    replied    almost  gently:  "it  was the newness ot it  nil: mats  what  makes it dlliereni.    Why.   Burt  were Ihe  first   man  ���iitio.n wont, do you remetnoer. just"-  'f-i   remember," said   Burt    "It was  cuougti.    Vou gave it back."  --"Awr-ywrhnniBht the-rmg-'the very  next day to me."  "���Vou gave .that : back too." He  looked iii her left hand as he spoke.  It wus rlngloss. Wlllurd was certainly  on probation. He couched'In bis in-  side rout pocket and drew out a sirmll  leather case, .The' color rose in her  cheeks as lie '-tossed It over on Uer  lap: She opened it with lingers not  quite steady. Bart was watching a  figure in gray Iltiunel walking' up tbe  board walk..from' the beach. It, was  Wlllard. When Kute raised her lushes  from the little lent her case they  sparkled  with, tears:  ' .-"���-���  ("Whydid"yon ever come buck?" she-  asked. "What -made you keep It,  Bart?"  Bart' hent over her quickly. The  veranda was secluded and private In  thut/ particular corner. No person  down outbe .boiird walk could lutrude  on Its seclusion. He took/Kate's left  bund In his own strong young ones,  tanned by the sun of the orient, and  slipped the ring into Its old place.  '"I itept It so I might put It buclr.  some day���like this, dear."  tie kissed tbe ring und Ihe fingers,  nnd Kete's bund rested of its own volition on the b'owed boyish bead The  hgure in gray fiimnels wus close ut  hand. Burt lifted bis heiid and looked  Uer squarely In the. eyes, a long, full  look ilint admitted, of'no compromise  even after two years' misunderstand-  Ing.  "Ran. I must tell him."  "I'll foil him." said Bnrt. nnd when  Wlllard came up the step leisurely  Kate stood with her face seaward, aud  Bart met him.  "You look awfully unsociable, yoa  two." said Wlllard ga.vly. "Imogene  Just told me you \vere scrapping."  "It isn't a scrap," said Bart slowly.  "It's a discussion on conscience. Kate's  conscience. You see. Kate and i used  to be engaged, two years ago. and  Kate thinks that you ougbt to be told  of it" .  "Very considerate. I'm sure." WU-  lard's face whitened. .He did not look  at Kate. "1 think she might have extended the consideration and told me  of It berself."  .' Kate turned Instantly. Thpre was a  look in ber eyes he bad never seen before, a look of tenderness and gladness.  "I know I should buve. Willnrd." she  exclaimed.   "But It was only Burt, and  we  were-not really engaged  yet.  you  .and 1. you know.-'-l''didn't think you  would mind."  "I don't." said Wlllard sturdily. "It's  only a matter of conscience, after alt  Anything else?"  Bart slipped bis arm about Kate's  waist In proprietary fashion.  "Yes. .We've Just renewed the old  engagement, and I think you ougbt to  be. .told of It���as a matter of conscience."   ":.'-���'"  w  About Salads.  Nearly nil vegetables,.' fruits and  moats may bo served us salads. The  essential thing is to buve the salad  fresh and cold und If green to ave  tho leaves dry and crisp. If any wnter  is left on leaves the dressing will not  adhere to them, but will run to the  bottom of the dish, und both the salad  and the dressing will be poor]  Olive oil. the dressing par excellence  of a sahul, is a form of fill that, eaten  iu moderation, 'agrees with .almost  every one. Its use gives "strength and  suppleness." The dressing Is added  only nt Ihe moment of serving, as the  snlad wilts If allowed lo stand after the  dressing Is added. Never make snlad  dressing In a hurry'.- Have the mute:  rials very cold and uilx them In a cool  place.  The remains of roast chicken, fish,  veal and many vegetables of many  kinds nre jxcellcnt for utilizing for  salads. Meal of any kind used for  salads should be cut Into dice, but not  smaller than half an Inch, or It will  seem like hash. II should he marinaded before being' mixed with tho  other parts of the salnd. To marinade tnke one part uf oil and three  parts of vinegar, wllh salt and pepper  to taste, stir them Into the meat and  let it stand for a couple of hours; drain  off any of the marinade which has not  been nbsorbed before combining the  meat with the other parts of the snlad.  Use only enough marinade to season  the meat  Quaint Old'Court Record*. *  In tbe records ot the "Court Held  nt Uppland. in Delowur River. Krom  107(1 t�� 1HS1,", are some quaint entries  of interest to Pennsylvania. This was  the court conducted' by the Swedes.  Dutctf'iind"English previous to the  grunting of the state to I'enn and previous to Its being nutrjed Pennsylvania.  v One entry Isjof ".Inn Cornellisen of  Ameslnnd. .compiaynlng to ye court  tbnt his son Erik is bereft of his natural! sences nnd Is turned quyt mudd."  whereupon It was ordered that "three  or 4 persons bee hired to build a little Blockhouse at Ameslnnd for. to put  In the sd. madman."  In the suit of Andrles. Inckhooren  ngnlnst Constnble Andrles Uommnn It  appears from'the record thut "the  Pet" complains that this. Deft-bath-  pulled blm by the Board nnd twisted  his neck, and desires to know ye reason."  On Oct 16. IflSO. Clnes Clam winning an action for slander against  Bans Peterss. the punishment meted  out to I'eterss was that "tbe Deft  not being able to prove what he hath  said or uny pan thereof, the Court ordered that ye Deft, openly shull declare himself a r.ynr."  do vou  know .von  who  ever   asked   me   to   be   His   wile/  And   It  seemed  so   queer.   You   never  Human Cries of Birds.  A species ot i-row In Iridfa has a  note which exactly resembles tbe human voice in toud Intyrhlng.  The Australian bird called the  "Inugblug Jackass" wben wnrnlng his  feathered mutes that daybreak Is nt  band utters n cry resembling a troop  of boys shouting, whooping and  laughing in a wild chorus.  The nightjar has a cry like one lamenting In distress.  Among birds that hare the power  of Imitation the parrot Is the best  known: bnt. as a matter of fact, its  voice is decidedly inferior to that of  the mlna. a species of starling.  Another bird of Australia, the more-  pork. Is frequently heard vehemently  demanding more pork In a clear, stentorian voice.  Our whlpponrwilt also demands his  punishment In n distinct Imitation of  the human voice, nnd the command  of tbe guinea fowl to come back eould  easilv  lie mistaken  tor h  human voice.  Np man knowcth whither he goeth.  nnd lots of 'em don't cure so long as  the going Is good.  Even though It. rain the wise woman  wearetb. her new gown ere her slower  neighbor flnisheth hoi s. while the cautious maiden saveih hers till it is out  of date lest perchance she solleth It  and thereby Inckcth a. fresh one when  Bhe noedetb It.  When Cooking.  To clarify sugar put sugar and water ou to boil. Mis the white of an  egg with a little cold wnter. add to the  boiling sirup, bring to tlie boiling  point, skim, strain and let cool.  To scald milk put the milk In a pan  or double boiler, stand in a pan of  boiling water over Ihe fire. When the  mjlk begins to steam It Is scalded.  To make a Jelly bug take a yard of  all wool flannel, heavy weight, fold together two opposite sides, stitch the  edges together, bind tbe top with tape  nnd fasten on the upper side strong  loops by which It may be swung.  To brown dishes "that cannot be  placed in the oven heat a salamander  or round iron.plate with a handle attached until red hot and pass over tbe  top of the dish, being careful not to  scorch.  Most housewives use the-broom dish-  '���lolb. made.of cord attached to a handle, which is vastly more convenient  than the old method of Immersing the  arms to tbe elbows.  It Is a good plan to keep the oven  door open part of the time wben not  In use.'so that all traces of gas_or  odors of food may escape.  Dse the knife as little ni possible  Cut tender foods such a" potatoes, eggs  and the like with tbe fork, using the  knife only when the fork -would be an  inconvenience.  Creamed   Fish   In  Ramekins.  Any   kind   of   left   over   fish   ran, be  creamed     in     ramekins       Crnh��    and  shrimps    nre'   particularly    good    this  way.    Mince a white onion and brown  in n saucepan with u little butter.   Add  H ������eupfril-   of    beef    stork    and    some  chopped   green   peppers.      Have   ready  n pound of shrimp meat nnd one crab,  also  shredded      Add   n   half cupful  of  cream unci cook About twenty minutes,  being careful nor  to burn  the mixture.  Have   the   ramekins   greased,   pour   In  the fish, cover with  breadcrumbs, add  bits   of   butter   nnd   bake       Left   over  lish. boned, can be treated in the same  way.    Roasting Pans.  Chicken as-well us roasts of meat  may be cooked on top of the gas stove  if placed in one of the covered rousting puns. This is a much more eco  noniicul use of gas than lighting the  oveu. At first the burner must be  turued up high, hut after the cooking  process has really begun turn the gas  burner low and you will be pleasantly  surprised at tlie meat when reudy to  serve.  Sweet Potatoes au Gratin.  Cut five medium sized cold boiled  potatoes in one-third Inch slices. Put  a layer iu buttered baking dish, sprinkle "with salt, pepper nnd three table-  spoonfuls of brown sugar, dor over  with one tablespoouful of butter. Ue-  peat. cover with buttered cracker  crumbs and buke until the crumbs are  brown.  UNSYMPATHETIC.  'HEN a mun pnst twenty-two  Who has been around a bit  And has eyes, the same ns you,  And a normal sum of wit  Gets a (Inttrirlng enlsllo  On expensive linen Block  With iho startling statement: "Thtt'U  Build fin- you un (jfllce block.  'Twill put diamonds on the indy  Who Ik proud to hear your name.  In It there Is nothing shady.  Wo know how to play the same.  We pny one per cent it ininuto  For the money that you lend ua.  Hurry, hurry and K-t In li:  Beg or steal tho cash to fend us."  Aro you sorry for him when he  Wants of sympathy a lot  ! When he's stuns for every penny?  You aro not. -i  "When a chnp who's been to college  And hon learned a thins or two  And must have" a' lilt of knowledge  Or they'd never pass him through  Meets a stranger who Is pleasant  With the oily sift of gab.  Who sets up the wine nnd pheasant  And Insists upon the tab,  Then announces: "I can take you  From tho vineyards where you sweat  And a millionaire I'll make you.  Never more you need to fret.  Straightway go nnd bes or borrow  Just five hundred lion men.  And I'll Kunrntitco tomorrow  For each one to pay you ten."  Aro you sorry for lilrn when he  Falls for such a line of rot  And gets stung for every penny?  Vou are not.  When a man who knows that money  Doesn't kiow upon the trees.  That blue skies, howe'er so sunny.  Are not Rood securities.  Lets anot jer fellow toll him  'Ilo can  make lilni rich tomorrow;  Lets finotder chnp compel him  To go ojt nnd beg or borrow  On a promise that he'll double  Up his money In a day  And without much extra trouble  Send a wad of wealth his way.  When, while he Is sluing drinking  At tho other man s expense.  He won't use his brains tor thinking  Or apply his common sense.  Are you sony for him when be  Wants your sympathy n lot?  Well, If you are like the many,  Vou ars not.  ���Detroit Free Press.  BOWSER IS SUED;  Peevish Tailor fries to Collect  Claim of $10.  WOULD BE HIS OWN LAWYER.  Just   a   Fish   8tory.  Henrik    Dnhl   of   Aalesund   was   n  reader and follower of Darwin.   Wishing to apply his theory-of the limit of  adaptability of a  species  to its environment.   Henrik  'procured  a   herrin��  from a  neighboring fiord and currf. J  it home in a tub of sea water.   Me renewed tlie water daily  for some lime  aud   gradually   reduced   the   quantity,  with so little incouvenience to the herring  that  be concluded  that  the   fish  might in time learn lo breathe air un  diluted   with  water,  like  tlie cat   anr'  man.   It turned out us he expected, it in:  the water was finally emptied out i>:  ���the tub. never'to. be replaced.  Henrik next removed the lish fron-  Its tub and placed it on the ground  where it flopped about very awkward!:-  at first, but soon learned to move free  ly and rapidly. In a little while'the  herring was able to follow its master  without difficulty, nnd then It became  his constant companion uhout the  streets of the city.  On a certain unfortunate day Henrik  had occasion to cross a ���dilapidated  bridge which spanned an arm of the  hnrbor. Tlie herring, coming grucefnll;  along, heedless of danger, now' und  again springing nt flies, for which it  had acquired h grent fondness, misled  its footing, slipped '.through-' a- cruel.  Into the water and wus drowned.���  Boston Transcript.  Mrs. Bowser Begins Inquiry to Show  How Husband Would Stand In Court,  and He Gives a Sample of Eloquence  Intended For the Jury.-  By   M.  QUAD.  {Copyright,   1911,   by  Associated   Literary  Press.J  fT was 8 o'clock In the evening.  Mr. Bowser sat smoking and  reading, with the family cat "iu.  his lap. nnd Mrs. Bowser was do-  ���lng a bit of mending. All was happiness and content when Che doorbell  rang nnd he went to answer It. A  young..keen faced man asked his name  and then put a paper in his hand. It  took Mr. Bowser about tire minutes to  make out that be bad been served  with a summons In a lawsuit. Then  followed tbe exclamation:  "By the seven roaring bulls, I bnve  been sued!"  "It can't be possible!" gasped Mrs  Bowser.  "Rut It la. Yes sir: sued by that miserable-tailor on Second street, the one  I had tbe fuss wllh about this, very  Bull of clothes!"  "But I thought you paid hlra."  "I paid him $10 on account, and  When I saw what n botch he bad mude  are not one of them  "But I hiii. .Mi Bowser. I'm anvioiis  that you don't get into more trouble.  Vou apeak of u plen to the Jury. Let  me hear what sort of plea you Intend  to make."  "1 ��� 1 haven't had time to think |t  over, but I think I'll begin ��'irn the  landing of the pilgrim father-) "    '!  "Then  you   won't   gei" two  of  rhem  landed before the pidtre will binuyoo  1 He'll want to know  wluit  the pilgrim  fathers  have  to.d<>  with  u  i-.,at   lhu(  makes you look lop shouldered."  "They came here In search of liberty, didn't, thevv"  "Thai has no'hlnar'tn do.with a Second street tailor of today,"  "Well, there's n' sacred constitution,  of the United States''   Price  of   Peanut   Brittle.  "And there's peanut brittle to he had  for 10 cents a pound. Vou enn^depend ���  upon one as much ns the other."  I Mr. Bowser walked to and fro. lie  [recalled that Columbus discovered  America, but before he could bring  Mrs. Bowser's"attention to the fact  she said:  "You will have to wear the coat Into  court. Judge nnd Jury will decide  Hl?out the lop shoulder business, [t the  tailor says he would have made good  your case Is lost. Again, the fact of  your wearing Ihe suit every day will  tell against you "  "I will ash that Jury,If they propose  to Indorse villainy In the hind."  "And the tnilor will sue you for  Blunder."  "That's It! That's It!" shouted Mr  Bowser as he let go of himself nnd  stood and Jumped up und down. "My  own wife, the ow above all others  who should stick by me In this crisis,  is on the side of my enemy!"  "Can't I see certain points In this  case and bring them out without your  getting angry? This Isn't n domestic  dispute.   It's n ense In law."  "And a botch tailor can win over me.  can  he?" ..���.,.  "I'm afraid so."  "And the blood shed at Lexington  and Bunker Hill"���  Advice   From   tho   Druggist.  "Might as well hnve been vinegnr so  far as it- will'help you in this case.  The Continental nrmy endured grent  suffering at Valley Forge, bul that  was more than a hundred years ago.  and it won't apply to a lop shouldered ���  lawsuit of today. V.'e took Texas from  Meslco along in the forties of the last  century, but any reference to it to the  Jury Isn't going ro'win your suit.  Where you going?"  Mr. Bowser bad walked down the  hall and clapped on his hat. He  walked out without answering: He  bated to go to the family druggist for  an opinion, but his feet insensibly carried him that way The druggist read  tbe summons with various "utn-ums."  heard the story of the case ana then  said:  "Bowser, cet up at daylight tomor  row morning'."  "Whnt for?"  "Bolt your breakfast-"   "] don't see"���      :  "And- get down to ;thnt tailor'* and  j settle thi"s ense. Man. if It wasn't for  |Mrs. Bowser vou'rl bnve .to hire, a  I three-year-old t>oy to lead you around  1 wltb a BtringI" ,  ���pjADIa home from work at'night, ;,  ���    A smile Is on his face. '���X'AjAyi'A:   1:  xxfyAmmm  XAxmrnml  '���AX'XFZ&mM  '���������yxxx-fcmm  lHllilf  They, sit down to the evening meal  With nil the kids In place,  And not a single, blessed one  ;   Js missing from the gang.  And back and forth ncross the.board,  .  They sling the latest slang.        y"  Mn tries their language.to'correct,'-...','-':  '   Uut dad ho only lokes ., .  And says: "Now, don't bo too refined.  "We're only common folks.  Just bo that nono of them don't do  The things the law forbids.     X-AXA'A  I'm sure their talk ain't coins to hurt.  For kids will sure be kids."  ''..���";.;;  Their table manners, somewhat crude,  ��� Are subject ot her'care.\ AyyX-'XAX  "They'd mortify us half to.death������'���:.';���;.''  If we should gosome'wjiere."    r-.".������'-'.,  But dad says growlng.klds can't be  As quiet nun mouse,   ;      /<,':',' ,',  And ho feels very thankful that    '..;;  They do not wreck tho house.'      ,���:;  "Well, Jlmmle." dod srfys.. "how Is sehoolT  And was you licked todnyt        X-'-, ,  What!    The   teacher   husn't   Whaled-yoa  yet? ..-, .:;���; -y:-  How does she earn h*r pay?"  "That's whnt you a.ways say," says Sue.  "I'll bet you'd r��.iso a fuss.1  If nny tenchor tried to lay   ,.  Tho gad on one of us."  And then they IntiKh at dad's expense.  But that don't make him sore; '  He says,  "Well,  maybe thot is so,"  '  And Joins them In the roar,  And then ho frowns and tries to make  Them think ho's feeling bad  As solemnly he says to Sue.  "You're loo smart for your dad." '  'SiWS:  XX:l  XM  xm  '���Xm  '''-������il  r'-r&l  Nothing  Doing.  ************* **** ******** {��  + Little   Doing.  . *  * *������  +      "De    man    dat    brags    about   ���:���  * painrin'   de   town."   said   Uncle  * Eben. ��� "ginerall.v   .-iIn"   got   real  J   energy   enough   to   whitewash   a  gate."���Washington  Star.  **!���*********************-*���* ***���  ORDERING THE CLOTHES.  of the suit I told  him to go to blnzes  for the balance.   That was weeks ago.  and now he Jumps Iu und sues me!"  "And   you'll   bave   to  get  a   lawyer  and be put to lots of tronble.   It would  have been  better to  pay  him and  let  him alone in tbe future."  "Ob.  It   would,  eh?    It   would   have  been   better   to   let   a   swindler   take  S10   out   of   me   nnd   grin   because   1  wus an easy mark    Well. I gue<�� oot!  My   name   Is   Bowser     When 'any   oue  tries a gum came ��>n me be cets left'."  But It will be $10 for'a lawyer, anyhow." persisted Mr*   Bowser.  Picked  Up  Caw  Pointers.  ���*Tt   won't 'be  one   blessed   red  cent-  Do yon think I've lived to be my present   age    without    picking   up   a    few  (pointers about law?    I'll plead my own  ease, and  I'll smash  that l-.Jt.-h tailor   I user's lingers,  clear    through    the    buck   end    of    his    I wife. .���_.  [shop      III   show   blm   up   as   a    v-IIIaiiJ    / . "The first thing' .nm ftnrw.-RJiM rhe  |snd  a   (Inr.    The Jury   will  jr/re   aie  n    j Job  IrerdJct     w-Itbour    learlnjr    their    Meats.  [and he'll hare nil rbe costs to cay.'  "Yon want to marry my daughter?"-  ������1 ud." .      X^'A -���'���": y-yyy..  "What are your prospects?"   ���  "Well. 1 bave a rich uncle.",     ''.'..'���"���,  "Hnh!  'l understand he is the get-  poor-quick'kind." A'  Pref3Tt.i  Peace. . .   - i:  ,"\ want to gel  a   uinn  to beat. ,th#  carpet." .".��� i  "What is the matter with your bus-  band?"  "Nothing."  "Why don't yon put him on theJobT*.'  ���"I   have to live ia the same ;-nouse.;  With Dim."'���':"'" '.."'''"'"-'���  ,/'v-.��:m-  ������!&&:'���  ''Jumping Off iPI��b��Sgv;!S;.t,_  "Where do d-x dreain'i^ii'et" yoa^X^^^XP^y-^&X^^ti  lo what tlnkt atailon? X-XSi^^ymX^M^&^^^ml  Dark Outlook.  '**T ��ee n North lvnwota tnnrj ha�� pat-f  ented a  hammer with n  io,>i> ot  raetat  nnder the fai-e of the hfiirt to wtu��-h u-  nall   can   be  held   for   starting  it  into  j place without dancer ol >mashing tbe  said  tbe joke  writer's  YtawVter*,. yoa cflTi'toeiTycnt*''^  "Smitbers Has a ���D��wjca^;*^|^^p^i  ���How in lUe woriifcbaltt'ihe^aitro**!  it?" X'X'xX r-X--X^-  "Oh. ihe family agreed to do withoq*  potatoes a month." ":^  XX-��y&0$$f\  n-rlrer. -n-lth ri l>nia: r��'--: "tt'f.r'll  /leare .noiblnp for: ,:-* fe/iows to u*rfre  /about."��� Footers Staresmuu. i  "Water"   Suggestion!  Angler (after many efforts to strike  a matcln���Confound it! There's not a  dry place on the whole beastly boat.  Boatman (who has noted the absence  of liiinid refrcshinenti-Tiy my tongue,  sir.���Throne aud Country.  Bean Soup.  Soak well one and one-half pints of  good beans for about ten hours: place j*  them over the tire with live quarts or i *  water and one pound of suit pork: boll |J  slowly three or more hours nnd add a j*  little pepper: strain and serve with j ,��  slices of leniou j *  Roast Calf's Liver. j  Wash thoroughly and wipe dry: cut |  a long deep hole' In the side: stuff I  with crumbs. hn< ->n and onion chopped I  tine. salt, pepper, bits of butter nnd j  one well beaten egs: sew or tie to- ;  gellier; serve with gravy and currant ]  Jelly.  ��;vJ-**<,,r*'I**^">'I":":'**!":**:,":"!"':";"I"M"i'  * y.  One Result. .;,  Wilbur   Wright   says   no   per j;  cent of the money spent on avi- .f,  ���Uion tills year h-!s been wasted. '^  Still It  has helped supperl  many j.  a    worthy    undertaker.--1 leaver ��  Itcpublleuti. *  ���:��� ���:��� * ���:��� ���> ���;- **+* * ���-��� * *+* ������-��������� * * ***+ * ���*'  i  Humljle Ambitions.  He led n free nnd e.ipy life  And did some business, more or less.  If he could Just keep out of lall  Pie rated that ns a success.  Romarkable.  "I have lots of nerve."  "Have you?"  "Yes."  "I never snw an evidence of it"  "No; I am afraid to use IL"  Sad.  "You look solemn."  "I feel so."  "Why?"  "I am an optimist, and my optimism  Isn't working today."  Fried Sweet Potatoes With Eggs.  Slice cold bnllnl potatoes nnd fry  with small pieces of salt pork or good  butter until brown: then break up twu  or three eggs nnd stir Into Hiem Just  as you dish them for the table.  Many a woman who has pluned her  faith to a man Inter on wishes she  had pinned it to a teu dollar Job instead.  The neat housekeeper never can understand why the woman with a raft  of children always visits her In tiy  time.  Tlie man wbo can do n II11Ip- of everything is held up as a model to all too  men in the block.  The Home Honed Raicr.  "I suppose the hub's on n man's face  lire numbered':"  "Mavbe.     Why?"  '"I've got a razor that lias pulled  e\e:\v silicic one of 'em."-Cleveland  TMain .Iieaier.  Fostrrintt   Care.  Howard-Is the hotel up to date?  Coward���lnd��*?d it Is. They furnish  sleeping powders with every bedroom.  ���Harper's  Bazar.  It is a short mun who buys every  thing that bis wife asks him to buy.  The price of potatoes doesn't seem ti  affect the price of marriage licenses.  A woman's idea of giving a man n  vacation is lo let him sit in the house  with his coat off.  A man's notion of being good Is tc  praise the way tlie |>ytuioes are fried.  I hope It may rurn out rhar way.  but I hate to hare It go <^ut thut you  vrttre sued for debt."  Rut   I'm glad of It." snid  Mr    Row-  ser as he paced tc <iud  fro und  wared  tbe summons  In   the nlr     "The  public  will   learn   why   I   was   sued.    It   will  learn   that    I    nm   n    man   not   to   be  trifled   with.    The  papers  will   have  it  that   I   acted   as   mv  own   lawyer  nnd  won my case.   Better hunt up some uf  my photographs, for they'll he wanted.  By  Oeorge.  Mrs.   Bowser. J'm  clad of  tbe suit!     I   am   my  owu fcsw.ver.  and  lit won't take up an hour of time."'  "Rut tbe tailor will hnve a real lawyer "  "All the more credit to me If I  smash him. nnd smash him I  will."  "I^et us go over the case a bit." suggested Mrs. Bowser. "You order n  twenty dollar suit of clothes and pay a  deposit of half."  1 do." - i  Coat Called Lop Shouldered.  I "The suit Is finished and spnt home  land worn for a couple of weeks Then  'pome one tells yon the coat makes you  | look lop shouldered and yen refuse to  ���pay the other $10. Am I right?"  I    "Von are "  "Who was It that found fnult with  theeoat?"  !    ~I.et's see��� lefs see.    I can't remem  : ber "  i    "Did   the  tailor  offer  to   make  any  Changes?"  i    "Yes"  i    "But you didn't let him and are still  Wearing the suit."  "But what has all this got to do with  the lawsuit?"  "Nothing,   except   to   beat   vour  case.  Yon haven't a  legal  ;eg io stand on"  I     "What!   What.'    Wasn't  1  told it  was  a   bliteb  Job?"  "Yes. but you can't remember wh'i  told von If yon could would lie come  Into court ns your nPness? K'en if lie  did rliut. Is he (pinlitiod io lodge? I  elf couldn't t.-ke ihe stand nnd  iir that the <*o;i    was n  botch"  my own  wl   ��� turns against  tne.  If* Even That   Is   Be-'ro   Wire.  \&        The   nexr   besi   rhfnc   f��   being  |3>   wise is to be able rocon'-eai  -JJ  Ignorance.���Clncngu  Ki  |  aid.  .-,......:.'A  Good Stunt.:..,������ ,    -.-Xp  "1  wish IwervrliM^XX- :.--v;/'-;';>" .*S-  "Wbiir roald j-aiidoj/f'yoaAyrereT^"  "I'd see/Dow HuvB'.\anii'��'iiojrAgajlygi~.\  rould   rctirii   oiy ' iirjateot "iaipevaniowi  condition." '  :   - / . '���������VI'-  ��� Iie s  jni Lier  he  Too  Ticklish.  "How many "His nave vou: Johnny?"  nsked the teach-r ����r physiology  "I don't know, ui.-i am." giggleO  Johnny, squirming around on one foot.  "I'm so awfully ticklish I never couia  count 'em."���I'biiiidelpnia  Keeord.  Paradoxical,   but   True.  "What  we want." exclaimed the re  former, "is good  meu "  "Yes."   assented   n   nenrer.   "and   we  wnnt    'em    bad."'���Bio,vtuug's    Maga  zine.  Quite  Right.  "How wns Iron discovered   Johnny?'  "Please,  sir.   father  said   they   smelt  it."���Comic Cuts.  Is   looking   nt   the  sense  way.     Law  Some men nre really cynical,  ���women try to be.  Some  , my  ! BWenr  !   -oh  does she?"  "Your own wife  ! ense In n common  ; isu't always common sense, hut It may  I be In this case, ir you had taken the  ' coat back and tbe tailor had tailed to  j make good you'd have had the auvau-  : tage."  i     "But he's botched for others!" shouted   the angry   Mr    Bowser  I     "Will  they  come  luto court and. tes-  j tify to it?"  |     "And I'm to let a villain swindle the  ! eyeteeth  ont   of  me.  am   I?   Never  in  I this  cold   world!    I   can   win  this  suit  on   my   plea   to   the   |ury   alone     There  nre wives who stick to their husbands  wheu in  trouble, but. by thunder, vou  It Would  Return.  She threw a  Kls>s lo tre- empty :��!r.  ;     And It speit away unseen  | \s she toucheil a  tip ��f v  lip ��n fair  i     in her eyes whs a Uanetni: sheen  i She  threw   a   kiss   while   her smile   waxeii  j brleht.  I     e;ie hummed n bit of ��onc.  ' She knew  Tu-ould  -(tt:i:i  to her ��re nlcht  ;     A-OrinKink a man ai-'To;  j ���Kk.-is.-js City Times  Keep on  good  terms  with  the snial;  , hrnther  "-   your   best   girl,     in   a   few  rears   be   will   be  around   with   an   ns-  ;orti"l   line of anecdotes  with  you   for  .���heir subject.  j After her best hat lias been out in a  : -bower a woman thinks it is much  ', .nore comfortable to go bareheaded.  I It makes some folks a lot more cmi-  | reined   to   hear  of   u   friend's   inisfor-  ! SUK'S.  , The wise woman knows that as long  ' as she can keep her husband guessing  , ho    will have no tiiue for mischief.  I The girl of today doesn't drop h!<r  | clove in tlie lion's i\fi\ or send li-r  i knight forth to the crusad.-s. She sini-  I ply tells him to go nnd break the nor"-  I plane record.  I    It   is   a   most   disappointing   person  'who neglects to say the ohvk>i:s thing  after you have carefully lid up In it.  tig  I Felt the Chili.  I    "Aren't you In  ihe   wrong pew?  ��� nsked rruffly of the stranger. ���'-  "Probably, nud In the wrong church,  too, I guess."  PERT   PARAGRAPHS.  The young man may think marriage  is heaven, still be may demur when it  comes to pnylng for the gilding on the  angel's crown.  Isn't It funny that the other fellow-  can always manage your Job so muctt.  better than he can his own?  A girl's mirror tells ber when she Is;  p.etty. When she is bomely her Dig  urotber tells her bow she looks.  The same pace looks so mncb more  rapid to a mail at tifty than it did at  twenty-tire.  We all admire n good'loser. but we  much prefer not to play the role.  When his friends tell blm to hope  ."or the best the wise man knows It 18  till over but tbe funeral.  Many a man has won good money on  the pontes only to be compelled to  nnnd every cent ot it to his wife as a,  pence ottering.  Somehow the faultlessly dressed  young man always nppeals more  strongly   in   ihe  gin   than   he  does   to  iter Hart.  There  ^nowm;  she":  no law against n pretty girt  u,w to I'uiit.  but  why snould  M.-  en"  r   n   wotivan   w,i��te��  more  nerve  trvtng to ureal*   her husband of  the bt'liit or scattering cigar ashes over  the riiir than it  woti'il take to keep tho  ' -ig brushed and the paper picked up.  Women ought to lie successful In  ! politics. Kissing babies comes so nat-  ; ural  to them.  It  is n   mean  woman   who keeps tho  d.-taiis of  a   wedding  to   herself  when  'she  knows   that  all   the  neighbors  are  lust   dying   to   hear   what   the   bride  wore.  Quito Odd,  ho a nornuil girl?* ho writes.  II. if ihe truth lie wishes.  '    The small  girl  gets  ots  of  fun  ' of   rending  the  lositua  ii  on   her  i Bister's letters.  W  I f "if   IM  lu!Vo :.> 1 c!! hint no;  ��hd l:i.t:a Lo  u-jt-h ttiu dishes. ^W^^W^fW^XXXX':fy'XxAxX  ?*lKj7W  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  I|_" i'T"  ��  Home  Baked  Biscuits  ��  FAMOUS DOCTOR'S  PRESCRIPTION.  ICIOUS  liMul food  de wiih  i  CREAM  The product  Grapes  o  iKmn  Lime&$R!il  ��  .^x^j^a^sasassasK  Another Shock For California  "California  is preparing for one  more shock.     Jt went through  the  fire and   dynamiting ,all   right,   but  whether it can  btand the coming of  the Doukhobors   is something /fiat  is bothering the people in the southern part of the  state," says  Alfred  McFarland of Los Angelos. in  the  Detroit  Free Press.      "Emissaries  of the   Doukhobors   have   been   in  our city   and  have   agreed   upon a  section  where they think their people will thrive.   The authorities now  are in   Saskatchewan   and   number  about 12,000.    They find the winter  very cold, and southern Californian  looks to  them  to be a place where  they can go without clothes all the  year.  "While there is no question  about the Doukhobors as farmers,  and they  mind their business, they  haie a religion of their own which  will hardly mix with that of other  people. They are odd thinkers and  prefer to live in the nude. They  will not become citizens and they  have their own Jaws and rule their  own communities. Their customs  are the same as they were in Russia.  Wholesale   arrests   of Indians in  the Okanagan  have  recently taken  place.    They are  charged with killing game out of season, the carcases  of thirteen female  deer having been  found.    There were indications that  the deer had been killed for the purpose of  getting   the   unborn fawns,  which  are  considered  a great delicacy among   the   Indians   and  are  also sold to the Chinese who pickle  them   in alcohol; the fluid is drunk  by the celestials and  is supposed to  have some great virtue.  i&i  laanrHMa  Dan Buchanan left last week for  ranch up the river.  MissM. Sullivan is visiting friends  in the Grand Forks fruit belt.  Ed. Stanaway of the local hockey  seven, returned last week from a, trip  to Rossland and Spokane.  Mrs. Chas. Olson visited Grand  Forks this week, for tho purpose of  seeing friends off for tho east.  MissK. McKeiv/ie, of Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. McKenzio,  is visitirig'her parents in town.  Wm. Lindsay, manager of Morrin  and Thompson's lower town storo was  a visitor to Grand Forks this week.  W. G. Kennedy, proprietor of the  Club cigar store, was in Phoenix and  Eholt this week 'drumming up business.  For Sale���Large pool table, in good  condition. Reasonable price to muck  buyer.���Apply Jas. Marshall, Brooklyn  Hotel.  Mrs. Stark of Grand Forks, who has  been staying with her daughter, Mrs.  Al. Almstrom, returned home on  Tuesday;.:  Presbyterian servico,will be held on  Sunday morning, at 11. a.m., in the  K.P. Hall. A cordial welcome. Rev.  J. R. Munro, B.D.  B. W. Huckell, soino years ago a resident of Phoenix, and brother-in-law  Of Danl. Draisy, died on Tuesday of  last week in Vancouver.  Miss Cissie Hart and Hoy Patterson  wore passengers on.Monday's train for  Spokane. Miss Stella Stout of Greenwood accompanied them.  Bobbie. Fuller, son of the Granby  hotel manager, picked up a gold ring  on the street'this week. Owner.can  have same by applying to Mr. Fuller  Mrs. Chas. Smith left on Thursday  for Vancouver. Mr. Smith preceded  her,a week ago. They intend to take  up their permanent residence on the  coast.  Mrs. Frank Gessler left Phoenix on  Monday morning to spend a few days  with friends in Spokane. She leaves  next week to join Mr. Gessler in the  east.  Arthur Napper, for some time connected with the big store, left on Tuesday with his family for the Okanagan.  His father-in-law, Mr. Sadler, accompanied them.  John Mitton, of Phoenix, in the absence of Rev. Henry Steele, officiated  at the morning and evening services in  Holy Trinity church, Grand Forks, on  Sunday last.  Mrs. Sturm, with her daughter Mrs.  Russell und Miss L. Russell left on  Tuesday for their home in Walla  Walla. They have been tho guests of  Mrs. John Morrin for some weeks.  For sale,  large dwelling 'house on  Ironsides-avenue,  eleven rooms,  four  furnished^,-.fine .; spring   on property,  stable;' woodslied;*'easy  terms to hn-l  mediate bviyerl.-pA.pply, T?. J%Tinetti." ' I  jA^SiA4%?L\eB;VvwiU7be'the.subject of 1 FRATERNAL ORDER  OPENING NOTICE  We beg to  inform  the citizens of  Phoenix, that we have opened a  Rooming' House and  Laundry, Marsh Block  Knob Hill Avenue  and arc now in a position to turn out  First-Class Laundry Work at moderate  prices. ��� A trial solicited.  C. O. Brower   -   Prop.  SMofrs Cum  ���A|,0 ftAlinuC HEALS THE LUNGS  ���TOPS COUGHS PRICE. 25 CENTS  King EdwardLodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  p.m.   Second Thursday of  each mouth.  Emergent meetings, as called; Masonic  Half, McHale Block.  W. J. Prendkroast  J. T. Hawthorn, W.M.  Secy.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Monday   Evening  at  Visiting brethren cor-  Meets   every  Miners' Hall,  dially invited.  Samuel McLeod, Noble Grand.  Dan Paterson, Fin. Secy.  A. L. McKinnon, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets In   the   Minora', Union   Lodge  Hall First und' Third Wednesdnys.  '    Mrs. Rosslo Bu��h, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Kfllo Marshall, Secretary.  LProvincial Items  Aaron Johnason has been appointed Swedish, consul at Victoria.  The great quantity of lumber and  other flotsam supposed to be from  a vessel, found on Graham island,  one of the Queen Charlotte group,  is propably tlie sweepings from the  Oregon, Washington and British  Columbia coast, carried northwesterly by the strong surface currents and finally tossed ashore- to  cause wonder among shipping men.  Lee Lung, a Chinaman known to  the San Francisco police as a white  slaver, was caught by Detectives  O'Grady and Campbell on- Sunday  night in the act of plying his trade.  Lung had a quantity of money in  his possession when arrested, also a  number bf letters from white women  which proved beyond a doubt the  evil nature of the yellow wastrel's  calling He received the inadequate  sentence of four, months.  Captain Palmer, allegedlyx known  in Vancouver as the Hon. William  Palmer, and said by some to be the  son of Lord Selborne, a British  peer, is locked in the cells nt the  Vancouver city jail, awaiting trial  on several charges' of obtaining  money under false pretences. The  man is alleged to have obtained  money by cashing .cheques on a  bank at Quesnel when there were  allegedly no funds there to meet  them. ;...- .         . - ���  Indians from all over the province,  including a number of prominent  chiefs, have been gathering at.Kamloops for the past few days, some  coming from as far north as the  Stikine river and Cassiar country.  The object of the gathering is to  meet Jas. A. Teit, government interpreter, who will acquaint them  with the government's policy in regard to their land titles. In December last a delegation of Indians was  sent to Ottawa to request the government to give them these titles  and the present meeting is a result  of that conference.  r  W\'p��&frx  VJ'.'- it / vt  THAT is~the' name, arid  'below is the trademark,  you are to look for next  time  you buy underwear.  wXYour.Bize.ia any garment  J <<With> that, trademark will  ' {'St ��� perfectly,  will outwear  'S! otnuinTy - vnaerwesr, - - will  not shrink.      Yet you pay  nothing   extra    for    this  extra value; and you get our  Guarantee of "mooey back  if you can fairly claim it"  ;;Made>at;Paris::in Canada,  I "l^f^JENMAN S >; limited.  li^-  \  ^UNSHRINKABLEY*  Trctae   Ata.fjk  tyg/e  the ^Heriribn, ^ to-morrow, Sunday, 'at  7/80^/p.m.V,t'in,-tVic Methodist .chuvcti.  Good ^musics' and.' dinging.' ' 'A hearty-  welcome awaits yon. Rev. J. .7. Nixon,  pastor  The Services on Sunday in St. John's  Church are: Holy Communion at 8  a.m.. Morning Prayer ufc 10.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School /  at 3, Evening Prayer at 7.30. Rev. L. /  B. Lee, Rector. /  Tlie stated services in  the Catholic!  church are as follows:   JFirst and third] IK  Sundays  in  the  month.    Mass-at   101 j"  a.m.,    Sunday  School    at   2.30   nm.;l '  Evening  Service at   7.30  p.m.     Rev. j  Meets  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting- brothers aro always welcome.  Quitman "VVoitk, W. P.  T. J3. Cosgrove, wi Secy. I pbrtant   witness,  The Long Arm  After travelling nearly one thousand two hundred miles by dog  team, says the Vancouver ��� Sun,  Constable St. Lawrence of the  Royal Northwest Mounted Police  post at Whitehor.se, returned from  Kluane recently with a prisoner, an  Indian known as Jimmie Cane.  'Jimmie, with his brother Bobbie,  is accused of robbing; the cache of  Gus Tretton on one of the Kluane  creeks. Bobbie was arrested and  brought to town a month ago, and  has since been held pending the capture of his brother, also of an im-  another Indian,  I who has not yet been caught. During' the  search   Constable  St. Law  n  r. j.^.-'. <'��-> raw irtm ^WCWW'W;  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   v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C  Eastern Townships Bank  Dividend No. 117  Notice is hereby gjven that a Dividend at the rate of  nine per cent (9%) per annum upon the Paid-up Capital  Stock'of this Bank has been-declared'Tor the two months  ending 29th February, 1912, and that tlie same will be payable at the Head Office and Branches of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce, with which is united the Eastern Townships  Bank, on and after Monday, 25th day of March next, to  Shareholders of record of 29th February, 1912, the date  upon which the Agreement of Sale between the Eastern  Townships Bank and The Canadian Bank of Commerce becomes effective.  By order of the Board,  J.  MACKINNON, General Manager.  Sherbrooke, Que., Nov.  1st, 1911.  jvv  Phoenix Cartage Co.  If you require any Heavy Teaming or Hauling done,  let lis do it for you.    That is our business, and we  '       -   have the equipment to execute all orders satisfactory.  First-Class Wood  Wc also have a supply of first-class Cordwood, short  or long, and can deliver it on short notice.  si*'  D. L. McElroy  Lumber, Lath and Shingles.  Proprietor  PHOENIX, B.C.  STRICTLY FRESH EGGS  Strictly Fresh Farm Eggs, 50c. dozen  Choice Ontario Eggs, 35c. doz.  Three Dozen for      -      - $1.oo  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merci  PHOEN.X, B. C.       PHONE 2  K     (if P     F ntitTG  I rence travelle'd almost continuously  -ii.    vi   1.    JJUUge,   fora   month) during which time he  No. 28     "'  Phoenix,  B.C.  ^OO��^)r0CoJ^>��^^^^^  Gocid Alarm Clocks   ..    .'....' .$2.00't0   $2.7  Alarm Clocks in Mission Wood Cases .. $45o each  XXX'Xy;'  tm^mxx>-o  lmw$!X'Axx  i$!00$��$A��X'  ^mXXXyXA:  SIP  AS"'-'  wy-y--  i i$0*mX'XX.  ����*-w'K'!Kifcvi,W;.';::t.Kv ������:.-.  CALL AND LOOK THEM OVER.  K.:,'The "Jeweler  X  WiSff:  JHgfQKKKSQ^  Father Choin ci, pastor  Mrs.-Parks, formerly.'of Phoenix and  now resident'.in Vancouver, who has  been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Jas.'  Weir, returned to the latter city on  Thursday. Mrs. Weir accompanied  her for a month's stay at the coast.  Rev. Father Choinel returned re  cenfcly from an extended tour through  the Okanagan, going asfavas Vernon.  At Kelowna, on the lake, -he tpok; part  in the ceremony -attending, the consecration'of the new church there. '  . Jos. Basset, who was commissioned  by Road Supt. Spraggett to repair the  bridge atthe Athelstan,,mine, says he  has, completed, thei, job. -The bridge  was certainly in need of ii overhauling  and the right man was called on to do  the job.- \  The Pioneer s new printing press has  now been installed and the management wishes to express its indebtedness to R. H. McCoskrie of tho Granby  company's machine shop staff, whose  experience with presses has proved invaluable to us.  Thos. McWilliams, for many years a  resident of the Boundary, was recently  found lying dead, with his head partly  immersed in a spring. He was very  feeble and had been recommended for  the Old Mens' home at Kamloops. He  was 78 years of age.  There will be a pic-cating contest  next Tuesday at the motion picture  entertainment and every young man  in the town is invited to be present  and partake of a free lunch. One of  the pies will contain a silver dollar and  the youth whose pie disappears tho  quickest will also receive a dollar. No  pie will exceed three feet in diameter.  A splendid collection of films is also  promised.  The president and directors of AV. J.  Gage and Co., Ltd., regret to announce  the death of George Spence, vice-presi  dent of the company, who for forty  years was actively identified with the  business. Integrity, high moral character, und thoughtful consideration for  others marked all his relations with  his colleagues, and won for him the  esteem of a wide circle of fiiceds. His  death comes as a personal loss to all  who were associated with him in business;  T u e 8 d a y Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning" brothers cordially welcomed.  J. B. Carter, K. of R. S,  H. M. Laing, C. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meete In. Pythiair Hall; Lower Town  First imd Third Thursdays. ���  Mrs. Mrty Almstroin Mm. A. D. McKenzie  M.R.C.  visited every known creek in the  Kluane district and many not even  marked on the map. The Indian  succeeded in dodging the officer,  but the latter never gave up the  chase until he discovered his man  had crossed the boundary line and  headed tor Raines, Alaska.  Phoehix-C4.a fy^  Greenwood Ul'��'5c  Leave Phoenix, upper town, S.45 a.m. -\  . May Al  ���M.E.C.  A- S. Hood  Fire, Life'and Accident Insurance.       General Agents.  Issuer of Marriage Licences  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C;  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A6S  James G. McKeown  THE COUGH MUST BE CURED.  THE SYSTEM BUILT UP.  The function of Mathieu's  Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver Oil  is to do this double duty.  The Tar cures the cough".   .  The Cod Liver Oil strengthens  the system. -  No other agents equal these,  no other combination is so successful as Mathieu's Syrup.of Tar  and Cod Liver Oil.  So wonderful is this remedy  that it is shipped each season in  car-loads.    Large bottle 35 cents.  Sold everywhere.  When headache and fever are present with  a cold take Mathieu's Nervine Powder* to  reduce the lever and allay the pain. J. I.,  Mathleu Co., Props., Sherbrooke, Que.    (B)  DISTRIBUTORS   FOR WESTERN  CANADA  Foley Bros. Larson & Co.,  (INCORPORATED)  Winnipeg,  Edmonton,   Vancouver, I  Saskatoon.  ''        lower town,  Leave Greenwood  PROMPT  ATTENTION   TO  9.00a.m. [Standard Time  3.00 p.m. j  EXPRESS AND FREIGHT  H. M. LAING, Proprietor  Royal  AQENT8   FOR   THE   OELEBRATED  HAZELWOOD   ICE OREAM  AND  8OFT  DRINKS  FINEST GRADE OF CIGARS  IN  THE BOUNDARY  Billiard  Parlors  Cosgrove &  McAstocker, Props.  EN   ONLY  NOTICE.  Free To Boys  Splendid   magic   lantern   (with    12  slides), rubber type printing outfit com- ���  plete,  steam eiiKino   Cone foot hieh)  in the registered Townsite of Coalmont  with whistle, (lywheel and everything  complete for running; solid gold signet  ring, or guaranteed watch free to any  hoy. Send your name and we will  send you 30 sets of beautiful Season,  Birthday and other postcards, to sell  at 10 cents a set (six cards in each set).  "When sold, send ns the money and we  will send you which ever prize you  choose. For selling .|o sets we will give  you a "Simplex Typewriter" or a  "Daisy" Air Rifle. We prepay all  charges:   Address  IIOMEH-WARHENOO.  Dept. 129, Toronto, Ont  The undersigned beg_ to warn the  Public against purchasing real estate  in the registered Townsite of Coalmont  from any person or personB other than  the undersigned, who are the author^  ized agents for the sale of said property.  (Signed) Wiixiamson & Turner,  ���        .    412 Carter-Cotton Building,  Vancouver, B. C.  2��l<r!il'2L2Ti,PS C��U0H8. CURES COLDS,  MEALS THE THHOAT AND MJNQ8. 26 CENTS  *    Free To Girls  Beautifui French Dressed Doll, 15  inches tall, with eyes that open and  shut; Rolled Gold Locket and Chain,  or Solid Gold Signet Ring free to any  girl. Send us your name and we will  send you 30 sets of beautiful Season,  Birthday and other postcards, to soil  at 10 cents a set (six cards in each set).  When sold.send us the money and wc  will send you whatever prize you  choose. For selling 40 sets we will  give you a Rolled Gold Extension  Bracelet. We prepay all charges. Address, HOMER-WARREN CO., Dept.  129, Toronto, Ontario.  If you come to  me for treatment  expect  to  be  cured.    If others  have   failed   expect me to cure  you.     Unless   I  know that I  can  cure  you   I   will  not accept your  case, and in every  instance  1   treat  by my own original    advanced  and    scientific  methods.  Mineral Act.  Form   F  Certificate ok Improvements.  NOTICK  MY FEE8 ARE FAIR, AND MY  CURESJARE PERMANENT  Spermatorrhoea, Organic Weakness, Lost Vigor,. Varicocele, Hydrocele, Contracted Disorders,  Specific Blood . Poison, Piles and  Strictures���restoring all affected  organs to normal and healthy action  in shortest possible space of time  visit  DR. KELLY'S  GREAT MUSEUM  See nil tho forms of DIhbuhiw of Men.  Connultntion nnd Instructive booklet frco|  at olllcc or by mail.  210 HOWAKD STUKET  SPOKANE        -       - WASH.)  "June" mineral claim, situate in  the Grand Forks mining division of  Yale district.  Where located: Wellington camp.  Take   notice   that    I,   Donald  J.  Matheson, agent for Angelo Luciani,  free miner's certificate No. B29.293.  and   Luigi Gri, free   miner's  certifi-  ate B29.280,  and  Antoni Copicetti,  free miner's certificate No. 1329,292,  intend   60  days  from   date hereof,  to   apply to the mining recorder for  a   certificate    of improvements  for  the purpose   of obtaining  a crown  grant of the above claim  And further take notice that action, tindcrsection 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.  j     Dated this 25th day of Jan. 1911.  I D. J. MATHESON.  Electric Restorer for Men  Phninhnnfll restores every nerve la the body  , r' , 'to Us proper tension; restores  vim and vitality. Premature decay and all sexual  weakness averted at once. Pbosphoaol ��y  makn yon a new rnan. Price SB a box. or two for  U. Mailed tp any address. 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