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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Nov 20, 1915

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 ^^^^^m^^MiiW^^- ;^>''w^-��^����  [NW^BmWaiWiw-.^xiwyj���*^-^*^;.  snssass  ~��t"p^w  i,.J     O ^   ?C '*"!  ^)  V��,,v  ^iii  ;lii?  :*,��&  V��:^ ���  ^fi^-'N-a-V-^--'  ���3r  ft,  1*  f  +  K *  1  ��  ;���"-.#  The lui'geHt copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The-,. Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000: Two railroads  afford access to the city.  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PATRIOTIC SOCIETY'S  SUCCESSFUL BAZAAR  Union Hall Scene of Animated Gaiety ��� Booths  Depleted of Wares.  During' the evolution of Phoenix  from a mining- camp to an incorporated city, this place has been the  scene of many a successful social  function, but' none of them have  been conducted on so ambitious a  scale, and withal been attended with  so marked a success, as the'recent  bazaar promoted by the Woman's  Patriotic Society of this town. From  the time the doors were thrown open on'the afternoon of Wednesday,  the ballroom ofthe Union hall was  a scene of animated gaiety more in  keeping with a city thrice the size of  Phoenix. The prettily be-decked  booths were stocked and restocked  with an array of really beautiful  and useful articles, many of them  representing weeks of patient self  denying labor.  For'hours..-the  industrious store  clerks did   a   thriving business, and  the close of the first day's work saw  the stocks "sadly" depleted.    A particularly pleasing feature of the bazaar, and one  much commented   on,  whether   the transaction ��� concerned  the sale   of a  dressing   gown   or a  cup of tea, was the reasonable prices  prevailing;���'* " For  some   hours   the  famous sybil,"  ''Illiisia",   held  audience,    and concealed  from   prying  eyes, extended  mysterious and impartial; advice  to  young and   old,  wedded and   unwedded alike.    The  location   o��; the   fish   pond   was  an  -easy .matter.- ---Surrounded- 'by; the  children,   approach was  difficult at  times, but ?the "fishing was good at  all hours. 'When we  visited  it the  mermaid was very accommodating.  We "smoked" our catch.    The second day was not so strenuous.    The  booths1   were   reduced   to   two   and  the evening   was spent   in dancing,  with intervals for deciding the ownership of the   various useful articles  that   were   raffled.    The   total   nett  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  The Phoenix Pionker is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city-  has a population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schoola  PHOENIX,  B.C.,' SATURDAY, NOV.  20,   1915  Number 19  proceeds from all sources are not  yet available, but a rough estimate  places the figures abov^e the seven  hundred dollar mark.    '  Winners of Drawings���Mrs. J.  E.Thompson, linen stand; Mrs. W.  Wills, cut glass bowl; Mrs Sawrey,  cushion (holly embroidered); Mr.  Bliss, silver tea set; Mrs. T. Fleming, cushion cover; Mrs. Roy Clark,  linen chest; Fred 0. Graham, yellow  silk hand-painted cushion. Seven  competitors guessed the weight of  the fruit cake, and the prize fur  guessing the article hidden in another toothsome confection, went to  Mrs R. Wilkinson.  Home Cooking���Mesdames Bate-  man,Jas. Leslie and J. McLaughlin.  Christmas Goods���Miss N. Mc-  Geer, Mrs. B. Lindsey, Mrs. F.  McDonald.  Fancy Work ��� Mesdames J.  Miller, Ruskin and J. Mullen.  Candy���Mesdames F. Weir. G.  Barnes and Tilton.  Household Goods���;Mesdames W  Wills,- D. McKinnon, Piper, F.  Harbinson.  Babies'.Items���Mesdames J. E.  Thompson, A.   Hillier   and   Owens.  Fish Pond���Misses E. McGeer  and H. McKeown.  Shrine, of Fortune���Mesdames  Wharton and Picthall.  Refreshment Committee ��� Mes.  dames D. McGillivray and'Murray,  Misses E. McKarracher and L.  Picthall.  General Committee ���- Mesdames  V. Ingram, F. GeddesandJ. Morrin.  The ladies of the society desire to  thank all who patronized tbe bazaar;  "ENGLAND BARRIER 'TWEEN BARBARISM AND CIZILIZATION" SAYS NATION  t ���    i  Administration Expenses of Patriotic Fund One Per  Gent���Phoenix Oganization Lauded.  The timely visit to Phoenix on  Sunday la'st, of F. Nation, secretary  of the Canadian... Patriotic Fund in  British Columbia,'was much' appreciated, and his lucid- statement of  the aims, objects, and methods ��� of  disposal of the money in this province was welcomed by all classes  in this locality.  The attendance at the opera  house, while by no. means large,  was representative. Supporting Mr.  Nation on the platform were Messrs.  J. W. Thompson and P. B. Free-  land, the latter secretary of the  local patriotic fund, and the'former  actively connected with the Phoenix  machine gun fund. Mr. Nation's  address was well prepared, and  covered the whole of the activities  of the committee from its- inception.  The call upon the funds, he pointed  out, was very great and the disbursements were necessary, and  promised to increase a's the war  dragged on. He said he was proud  of the stand, taken by this province,  when ten per cent, of the total enlistments in the Dominion were  wounded. And this despite the fact  that the population of 13. C. was but  one hundredth of the Dominion.  He was well pleased with the splendid organization he found  here, and  all that was left for them to do was  "to pay." "Fight or Pay" was the  slogan just now.    .  The fund was carefully administered, the cost of administration being  only one per cent ofthe amount disbursed in relief. He reminded his  hearers that charity had nothing in  common with this fund. It was a  duty we all owed to the dependents  of.those at.the front, who were risking their lives, and suffering hardships and discomforts just-as much  for us as  they were for themselves.  Twenty thousand dollars was the  sum he was given to understand  would be added to the fund from  Phoenix. He thought the organization here was one of the best in the  province and all that remained to  be done was to aportion the money  on the lines he had suggested. Mr.  Nation said that the monthly allowances was not uniform. Where a  family had no other source of income the grant was increased. The  minimum sum allowed was $10, and  the maximum $40 per month. They  required the sum of $750,000 from  this province alone. It. was highly  desirable that a surplus to last for  six months after the war ended  should be on hand.  The'speaker's  address was  punc  Walker's Copper Letter  . Commenting on the copper situation, G-.L,. Walker, ,in his recent  "weekly copper.Jetter" says in part:  "Copper is strong and the market  is fractionally higher. Lake is 18  1-4 to 18 1-2 cents and electrolytic  is 18 1-4 to 18 3.4 cents a.-pound.  A fairly good volume of sales is- being made every day, a large number  of domestic consumers having  adopted the policy of buying only  from hand to mouth, The reason  for this is that some of the consuming trade interests are bearish.  They claim that the market is rigged,  and cling to the belief that production is still exceeding consumptive requirements.  "A great deal of talk is being  made over the wide margin of difference between the prices of standard and electrolytic copper in  London. Last Monday spot standard was quoted at ��73 5s., and  electrolytic was selling at the same  time at 90 pounds per ton, a difference of approximately seventeen  pounds, or 3 1-2 cents per pound.  Resort to pencil and paper makes it  clear that this difference is fully  justified, being made necessary by  the abnormal conditions now existing. ��� ��� ��� Granby's earnings  for the three months covered by its  recent quarterly report were at the  rate of $1,542,344 annually, after  taking care of"bond interest, which  is equivalent to more.-than   $10   per  BIG HISTORIC CURLING  DATE SET FOR JAN. 17  British  Columbia   Curlers  To Meet Here Jan. 17���  Big Crowd Expected.  At a representative meeting on  Wednesday of members of the local  curling ciub, it was definitely announced that the annual British Columbia curling bonspeil would commence in Phoenix at 7 o'clock in the  evening of January 17th. Among  other business transacted was the  selection of permanent committees  and the election of officers for the  forthcoming term. J. J. Strutzel  was elected presideut, D. Ritchie,  vice-president and W. X. Perkins,  secretary-treasurer.  The approaching bonspeil is the  chief event of the year among B.'  C. curlers, and it is estimated that  the number of visitors to this city  during that week will be in the,  neighborhood of 120.  Old Studio Burned  That all-devouring element, :the  fire fiend, caused no small amount  of excitement Saturday evening at  7 o'clock, when the one storey frame  building in lower town, owned ind  occupied by H. F. Libby, carpenter,  was completely gutted.     It appears  share of its outstanding stock. that the occupant had been usin* -a  These earoings were computed on qandle a few m'ltmtes Previously,  the basis of about 16 1-4   cents   perl and sett',n^ the same doWQ whUe h>e  I stepped out  to   attend   to   a   minor  who presided at the piano both  afternoons. Ironsides' orchestra  provided appreciable melody for  the two nights of this, the most  successful bazaar, in the annals of  Phoeni*.  that "although the Red Cross were  doing splendid work, he thought  that perhaps people were paying top  much attention to it, to the detriment of the patriotic fund. Where  the latter required three! dollars, the  tribution from the men at the mine  was not expected. P. B.Freeland  moved a vote. of thanks to Mr)  Nation, which . was seconded by  J.  V.  Ingram,   Sen.,   and carried by  News was received this week of  Teddy Hurreil, the only Unfortunate  from Phoenix ..in   a   German   prison  A rough  estimate of the value of contents lost  is placed at $200. In. addition the  premises of Mrs. M. E. Puddytvere  damaged by fire, and water.' This  a/so carried no insurance.     ft is   18  camp.     The   writer   seems   anxious,       "--���  ���    ._ . .     .. .    |- -- ���     . L .as to the welfare of   Dan   Patterson I months since a fire occurred here.  Red Cross  only   required   one.      As la standing vote.     During-  the even-/ ' ��� . ,  ,   ... c '   - -       - ./.        ,. ���    ..     ,,   _ .   ;md fas.   Porter   and   wishes   to   be.  The Kimberlev mines are work-ins/   citizens of a great   erppire   eng-ag-ed j ingr Messrs.   R. R..   McCammon and / ,     -   , ,, , .:     r . /      ���. ...       -. .  ine iviniDeney mines are worhing  _ ���   .,        , ,      f ���   ,"        T    r     i- j      a i       re      / remembered to all his  friends   here./      Chas, Mix.   fire   warden,   was   m  ' ~.,rhnr   ufmorcj-if.   fllr    risrht���17.  Leslie   rendered  a   couple   of fine / l_ .        ,. .  Mr.    Delahay   was   the   person    re-/ Phoenix   this    week    checking    up  125 men   this   winter.      This   is   the!"1   a   mighty .struggle   Cor    right��� I J.  Leslie   rendered  a   couple   of fine  largest force the company has work-!a  nation   that   stands   as   a   barrier] vocal solos, and the proceedings ter-  ed for years.  Store  Apples  Are now being shown at The Big Store  In Great Varieties.  Greenings      ...  Snows      -      -      -      -  Jonathan (very fancy)  Grimes Golden  Fellow Newton  Mcintosh Red  Wealthy ...  Fresh Arrivals Today  $2.  ,oo  Box  2.  ,oo  (<  2.  ,oo  <(  2  ,oo  (c  2,  ,oo  (<  1.  50  (C  1.  .50  (<  between civilization and barbarism.  It was the duty of everyone to help.  If they could not go and fight, and  he admitted there were  many,   then  minated with the singing of the  National Anthem. The piano accompanist was Mrs. C. H. Knight,  who gave every satisfaction.  ceiving the post card.  stumpage.  Lettuce  Radish  Green Onions  Cucumbers  Cauliflowers -  Sweet Potatoes  Grape Fruit   -  Celery  Bananas  Cranberries   -  Oyster Plant  4-Oc.  3 Bunches 25c.  3 " 25c.  25c each  35c     "  4 lbs 25c  2 for 25c  -   Two fibs. 25c  Fifty Cents Doz.  3 lbs. for 50c.  25c per bunch  ��rrin, Thompson & Co.  Phone 8 and 5  Christina Lake Mystery  An air of deep   mystery   pervades  the settlements along the  shores   of  beautiful    Ch'ristinia.     The    inhabitants converse   in   whispers.     That  old steamboat, "SansNon," a never  ending   source   of  delight    to    excursionists, is reported to be  resting.  40 fathoms deep in the   lake.     How  the craft got  there, or   rather   what  agency sent it there, is at  present a  secret engaging the attention'of. the  provincial   police   at   Grand   Forks.  The factious ones lay   the   crime   to  the   activities   of  a    German    submarine, a craft answering that   des  caption having been seen one  night  from Bill Beach's doorstep.     Others  appear to think   that   the   ghost   of  the old Viking   whom   the   Phoenix  Scandinavians burnt  to   death   with  befitting ceremony three years   ago,  has returned lo the spot, and   probably enraged at finding   the   bar   at  the   Christinia   hotel   no    more,     is  venting his spleen on the lake shipping.     It   will   be    remembered    by  those present on that  occasion, that  the old   man   seemed   anything   but  pleased   with   the   unseeminglv   behaviour   o(    the     mourners   at    his  funeral,   and   his   defiant   glance   at  Andy Johnson,   as   he ascended   the  gang plank on   his   last  trip to Valhalla has not been forgotten.  Our Tobacco1 Fund  We take pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of 50c towards the  Over-seas Club Tobacco Fund.  The total received at this office to  date is $14.00. "Buck up,'' boys,  and chip in with your two-bits and  help gladden the heart of a hero  Since the days of Queen Elizabeth,  who enjoyed a whiff of the fragrant  weed introduced by that soldier of  fortune, Sir Walter Raleigh, on his  return from America, the . "Careless  Beggar" fighting or dying, has ever  drawn solace from My Lady Nicotine. The following sums were  handed in this week: Mrs. Poole,  25c; W. Millington, 50c.  Change of Ministers  There is a strong probability that  the very near future will witness a  change in the pastorate ofSt. John's  church. If present arrangements  are consumated, the present vicar,  the I-cv. R. D. Porter of Greenwood, will assume the. joint charge  of both Rock Creek and Greenwood,  while the Rev. J. Lloyd ofthe former diocese will come to Phoenix, hi  the event ofthe transfer being made, |  Mrs. Lloyd has signified her willingness lo take charge of the Sunday  school.  -p=l��z  -n  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The  tore of Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  Foreman at Ottawa Mine  The many friends in Phoenix of  D. Matheson, formerly foreman of  the Snow-shoe mine, will be plc.ii-ed  Jewel Mine Leased  The Jewel mine near Greenwood  has been leased to Houghton,  Oliver   and   White.     Six   men   will  break down ore all  winter,    but   the   to  learn   that   he   is   at   presei t   in  mill will not   run   until   spring.     C. I charge of the Ottawa   mine,    SI u:an  A. Banks and his wife lefi this week, city, one   of   the   properties   ol   the  aj| to spend a year in Fnglaud. Canadian Consolidated.  Good Things  You will  want  something   Special   for  SUNDAY'S DINN'liR.    You will  find our Store the Spot to  to get your supply.  Fine Crisp Celery   -  Fancy Tomatoes  Parsley      -    -    -    -  Hot House Lettuce  Cucumbers    -    -    -  Green Peppers -    -  Sweet Potatoes -  Hubbard Squash  Cornicheon Grapes  Oranges   -   -    -    -  Bananas   -    -    -    -  Extra Fine Apples  Celery -    -   -    -    -  2 lbs. for 25c.  3 lbs. for 50 c  5c. per bunch  -   40c:-per lb.  25c. each  2 lbs. for 25c  4 lbs. for 25c.  2,'ic per lb.  85c. per basket  50c. per dozen  50c.   "  $2.00 per box  2 lbs. for 25c.  U  arnesi  3C  rjc  J\  1  m  k  ;  1  'it  I  I .$.?  i  hil  mi  also all   who  donated   merchandise,   Paid    a    flattering    tribute    to     the .tuated    throughout -by    hearty   ap-P��un that the comoanv actuaUv\office'   ne^hb��rs   noticed .fire^and^  % f  refreshments,      etc.     In      addition,   excellent work already accomplished pause, and   supplemented   by a few   ���ere ��r ���     . the rate   of   $i3\tnrned in an aUrm"    T^nks'ttf-'^Wi. ,~f  the. sincere thanks of all the workers  ^ the women's, patriptic.-society.       hrem^rks  from  Mr.   Thompson, who lmu|     j�� *vlth COnDer at 18 1 .4\ efficient fire brigade, the   same   was  are extended *b:'Mrs.-..Ghas...-',��^^ ^-^       Jr-��� * - \ prevented from spreading.     *--������-*.  .-.���.....:._.._,.,_ ,, .,,���   !,���,,   rv^   ..wo 1 crease in   the  present  monthly con-\��:ents a pound.  i    -~'��  :"��s?s#3i ^   THE   PIONEER    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WHEN BUYINGYEASTI  INSIST ON MAUING  THIS PACKAGE  ESTHEWHITESUIGH  ��P&  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  dear old heathen Venus. We never  did have any use for Tim Eaton,  but the members., of the Penticton  branch of the Women's Cnristian  Temperance Association hold that  firm in even less esteem. The mat; j  ter has nothing to do with prices.  but they do object most strongly to  the pictures in the catalogue showing ladies wearing that very comfortable and highly indispensable  garment, the combination. There  was always something to admire  about Mrs. Grundy, but thess ladies  of Penticton have eclipsed her idiosyncrasies in every...particular and  entered the'realms of the ridiculous  and the absurd. They should now  pass a resolution limiting entry into the medical profession to blind  men. .-���������'���  GREAT CHEMIST PRAISES  ZAM-BUK.  Mothers Who Use This Famous  Balm Have Backing of"Selene��  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) . .$5.00  Application for Transfer of Licence ...... 97.90  Oertiflonte of Improvement (60 days)        910.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)   '. ...910.00  ���elinquent Co-Ownership notices 90 days 925-00  SuplicaU Certificate of Title notices..... .98.00  Cards of Thanks, 00 cents.  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line, j [^g Britisher OUt of actjon.  ainffle column, for the first insertion; and s\ uncomfortab!e   feet,    but it  The recent reported order by the  Allies  for sixty-five million dollars'  worth of powder from the Du Pont  I Powder company,   recalls the   part  played by  that  famous  firm in the  war  of 1812-14.     It has now been  freely admitted   by   the  British   experts that  the  phenomenal success  of the  American    navy   was   in   a  great measure  due   to  the superior  qualities of the powder used.    Even  in a  stand-up  fight with   a ship of  8team Heated Throughout  <Mnte a line for oaoh subsequent insertion, non-  : pareil measurement.  -    Display  ads '$1.00 per inch,   single  ' column,   per month.   Transient  ads.  50c. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  /.".  Saturday, Nov. 20, 1915.  heavier gun  power,   the American  cannon   balls tore   through   the opponent's  sides and  speedily placed  It is an  had the  effect of awakening the British  authorities to the need for improving  the brand of gunpowder they were I  then using.  Mothers who use Zam-Buk, because  they have proved it to be a splendid  healer, will be interested to hear the  result of a test of Zam-Buk by Mr. W.  Lascelles Scott, the great English  chemist. He says:���"I have made an  exhaustive analytical examination of  Zam-Buk and find its active constituents are of exclusive vegetable -origin.  It contains none of the impure and  irritating mineral drugs and animal  fats present in ordinary ointments.  The anticeptic and bactericidal (germ-  destroying) powers of this preparation  are proved by my teste to exceed those  of carbolic acid, yet Zam-Buk neither  cauterizes nor inflames even a very  sensitive skin, but ends skin disorders.  "I nave no hesitation in certifying  the purity of Zam-Buk and its value  for skin disorders."  Mothers who have not yet tried  Zam-Buk should profit by the above.  Zam-Buk is unequalled for eczema,  cuts, burns, ulcers, running sores, piles,  cold sores, abscesses, chapped hands,  etc. AH druggists and stores sell Zam-  Buk at 50c. box, 8 boxes $1.26.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Goal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  teased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sab-Agent of the district in j ftlno Well-Llffhted  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DINIfMGROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  places as Vancouver have a big list  of white families applying for "poor  relief."   �� __ ���  Lumber Commissioner  If reports   be   true,   and   where  there is  much  smoke there's much  fire, there is a hospital in Southern  B.C. where   the glorious liberty of  free speech  is  throttled.    The mat-;  iron \of    this   particular   institution  in  question  is   so  concerned  over  the delicate  national susceptibilities  of her nursing  staff, that  she  has  even gone to the length of requesting the patients to refrain from dis-  I cussing the "war" in their presence.  I The poor dears  should apply for a  Ijob  in  the  great  German,.,"%m   of  Victoria,  B.C., Nov. 19th.���The  heavy orders  for  lumber   for   the  United    Kingdom   placed   through  the  provincial   government during  the past summer as a result of the  I visit of Lumber Commissioner McMillan to Europe show what results  can  be  obtained   by  governmental  action in assisting the industry.     In  order  to  follow   up the advantage  already  gained   in   this new line of  work, the minister of lands is about  to send a business representative to  London.  Which the righte applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by seetions, or legal stfb-  divlslons of sections,  and   in  Onsur-  veyed territory the tract -applied for j  shall be staked out by the applicant |  himself. \  Bach application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereen. If fche coal mining  rights are not being operated, sudh returns should l��e famished at least once  SampOerooms.  Phone 12  JAS.  MARSHALL, PROP.  Shoes that Fit!  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  lights only, bat tbe lessee may be per-  Iff, ..  mitted to "purchase whatever avaflftblo  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an a��re.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of-the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. GORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  this Advertisement will not be paid for.  -iBWW>.  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob ��3111 Ave.        Phoenix, CO.  According   to   the  law of British  Columbia, if a man  smites another  on  the  probosis,   no action   in   the  matter can   be   taken by the police  unless the aggrieved one applies to  the authorities for. redress.     But'if.  on   tbe. other  hand, the  assault  is  witnessed   by  a  police  officer,  the  latter is  in   duty  bound to take up  the case (whether the offended one  is agreeable  or not)  and carry it to  the courts. I  Now, without throwing the slightest discredit on  the   recent charges  ofthe Grand Forks Sun, in the matter of the whipping  of Doukhobor  girls  by   Peter. Veregin, we  fail  to  see why  the   government,   and still  less the police, can be charged with  indifference.    The Pioneer has made  -diligent inquiries,  and  has been astonished to  learn  that  not a single  one ' of the girls, and  not  a single  one of the   witnesses,   have   as yet  made the slightest complaint to the  poiice.   How on earth can the police  ��� of Grand  Forks, or  any  other district, take action  in a case without  witnesses  for  the Crown, and still  less, in the  absence of any  specific  charge?   _�����. ,   At the beginning of things the  German newspapers openly sneered  at the Canadians as "cowboys in  slouched hats." Now their military  experts describe the soldiers from  over the Atlantic as the "Kern-  trupen"���th�� finest fighting material  iu Europe. It is, of course, true,  that many of the "Canadians" are  young Englishmen who have sought  their fortune over there, thereby  showing grit, determination, and  courage���all the qualities the Happy  Warrior should possess. Moreover, we saw them arrive, we had  them among us for many more  months than they cared to wait, and  When they went to the fighting line  they won instant glory. If anybody  thinks that Canada could or would  he ready at a pretext to throw off  allegiance to the crown, events must  have undeceived them forever.���  London Sketch.  "Me und Gott." or else send the  patients to Phoenijjc���where' the old  flag still flies and patriotism is not  at a discount.  United States Consul Bowman,  at the instigatipn of bis government,  and.indirectly acting- for the enemy  governments, recently pajd a visit  to the internment camp at Morrisey.  We do not know what Mr. Bowman  will tell Cousin Woodrow, but we  do know that his olfactory organs  were not offended by the smell of  rotten beef and decaying vegetahles,  as was the case at a camp in Germany where Canadian /prisoners ;are  being held. ;i  It's coming. Soon we'll have  to drape the legs of"the piano, and  find a bathing suit for the statue of  Talking of insurance risks. ;j It  used to be a standing joke with'the  late "Max Q'Rell," that the insurance companies were wont to place  the British Volunteers in the non-  hazardous class. But if Max was  living now he would have sincere  cause to regret his pertinent jibes  at the old volunteer force, now  known as the Territorials.  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the time table  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GREAT; NORTHERN  Departs   every day at nine   a.m  Arrives .daily at 5.10 p.m.  CANADIAN   PACIFIC  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15  For the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday. ,  Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday  SUTTONQ  for* rfardenevnd farm o*e bos t  f6rfi.CireiI.Soo Catalogueita  solid tiutkraat** of jrtiority  atfuT jjofrikitjLO.tidn.  Send nuWtr for Copy free  Sutton *S��ntf.Tlw Kind's Seedtaro  tl�� m <4 it��xt -Engl  D. J. Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,    LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX,B.C. .  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YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  'PHONE 72.  Hell hath no fury  like  a   woman  scorned.  "Man wants but little here be  low," once1 wrote a poet. But some  fejlows want much more, as instance  the following advertisement that appeared last week in a Vancouver  newspaper: "Young man wants to  make the acquaintance of a woman,  with a view to matrimony; must not  object to accompany him trapping."  The battle cruiser Canada is now  lined up with the grand fleet in the  North Sea. But do not let us delude ourselves over the name, as not  a single cent of this Dominion's  money was expended on her construction or armament. Thanks to  the generosity of our ultra patriotic  Liberal senators.  Two years ago the Pioneer predicted that it would be just as useless to bore for Peruna or buttermilk  at Calgary, and no doubt there are  many local holders of "oil" shares  who devotedly wish they had taken  this newspaper's advice.  It is estimated that there are  thirty-five thousand orientals in  British Columbia.    No wonder such  The rich quality ot our Milk and  'Cream is gaining new patrons  for us daily. We solicit a trial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.    Mail us a eard.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKay ft Soke, Props.  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5;00 per cord.  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD DELIVERED  ON  SHORT  NOTICE* 'Phone BS2  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)  In the matter of an application for duplicate Certificate of Title No. 13097a  issued to Ida B. Parry, covering North  West J of Section 6, and N.E.  { of  Section 6, Township 66, Similkameen  Division, Yale District.  NOTICE is hereby given that it is my  intention  at    the    expiration   of  one  month from the date of first publication  hereof, to issue a duplicate Certificate  of Title covering the above lands to Ida  B, Parry, unless in the meantime I shall  receive valid objection thereto in w; it-  ing.  Da';ed at the Land Registry Offi-e,  Kamloops, B.C., this 5th day of Ai.g-  ust, 1916.  C. H. DUNBAR, District Registrar.  The fl^,  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  In the matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable results.  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  ii  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for  local   business   men.  Published Every  Saturday Morning  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  A BUSINESS MAN IS  KNOWN BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  "Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We.make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards,- Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books,.By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER  No Job Too Large, None too Small-  22 PHOENIX PIONEE  $2.00 per Year in Advance. $2 50 per Year to U. S.  .. X  VISITING CARDS'(  LADIES' OR  .GENTLEMEN'S,  ) MADE 2 ORDE wm^^WF^^^^^^^^m  ^^^^W^mrnim  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  Hotel Brooklyn  Cigar and Tobacco Stand in  QJfice.Up-to-date in every  particular. The hotel of comfort. . Half-a-minute from the  garage.     .-.     Sample Rooms   .���.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing;  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  oundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL/ AGRICULTURAL  AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES���  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Thos. Browni  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE "DAIRY        J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Butter   Butter  I    Concentrates     j  You can buy a box of apples in  New Westminster for 70 cents.  A buck deer weighing over 400  pounds was brought in to Rossland  one day last week.  There are 200 cases of measles in  Vancouver, mostly among children  between the ages of six and ten.  Steel helmets are now being  tnrned out by the thousands for the  use of the British troops on the  various fronts.  ���; One million dollars in English  sovereigns were landed the other  day-at Vancouver from the Australian liner Maitai.  "Forty-seventh Battalion, C.E. F,  from New VVestminster to Berlin,"  was the inscription on both sides of  a troop train th'at left the coast recently.        , :-.���. V  One hundred and .seventy British:  miners recently left Nanaimb to work  in the coal mines of the old country.  There were no Chinese among them.  ���Ledge. ��� v.  The Ontario: fruit growers have  petitioned the federal government to  increase the import duty on American apples. The B..C. growers are  contemplating, supporting the petition.      ��� ,-. -,.     .    ���  Warren Fairweather, third, son of  Mr. and Mrs. G. ...W. Fairweather,  left Republic on Monday for Vernon,  to.join.the Canadian Hospital Corps.  He expects to, be transferred to^the  war zone wij-hin the next few months.  The job: of clearjog the "seven  seas'''"of German shipping .js about  finished, and manyof the big ocean  liners are-now being released :by-the-  admiralty. Arnjong them- are\ the  two CP. R. boats the Empress of  Asia and the Empress of.Russia. ���   ������  There are 175' practising 'British  Columbia Land Surveyors in the*  province. ��� The Surveyor General  has issued a list showing that of this  number 73 have enlisted iu the war.  Four have .been killed, four seriously wounded, and  two  prisoners ofll   present this section  is  served  by  two  of the  greatest systems on the continent^the  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an.array of  potentialities as the above. The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception miheraiiferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are more tha surface indications  of the presence of coal,  FOREST AND  MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great:  importance, easily accessable to river and railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of   I  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could   not   be   reached  by the expenditure ofthe smallest outlay.    Not the least attraction from  the point of  view ofthe investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Bhoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British CoIumbia^Copper company. In the former camp, and  grounding !t for miIes on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent of the investor. The title deeds' to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining.litigation in the courts  ���of the province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities ofthe Boundary  as  an  agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are;also worthy of investigation, and  a visit   to  some   of  its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.      The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been  ! spent on the construction of government roads.        �� -  "������.;'. No localityis  better  served  with: railroads  than   the  Boundary district-.^   "At  We wish to draw the attention of bur many friends and patrons to  the fact that the Shamrock brand of butter, which  is  now put lip ,  in Cartons, and.which insures it being handled   in   a sanitary and-  wholesome manner, is now considered one of the   finest   products  on the market today. '  If you are not using- this brand, give it a trial, and.you "will  be delighted to continue ordering it.  | P.   BURNS  &  CO.,  LTD,  1 war..     ,,    .. .���     . ' _,,"  :Attorney^.-.General. .B^v.set..announced recently .that he had seen  the... "Spoilers" ' film which was  turned down by the. censor in Vancouver last weekand had passed it  as O. K. It is probable tbat the  film will be exhibited all over British  Columbia.   .   ,        -.,<.:  C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route tethe  Pacific coast will be  commercially  curtailed' by the opening of the  new   K. V. V.  branch of the former. '  I.O.O.F.  Snowshoe l_od��rc j  Evidently suffering- from a lack of I No. 4-6  [ 3-ray matter, a young- couple over fn / _ Meets   every   Monday   Evening:   at  ��� T,   .      , , , ,, "-  ".-������    /Oddfellows'  Hall.     Visiting- brethren  J Maine, have taken to the tall .timbers.I cordially invited.  and gone   back   to the  simple life.off     0ur halI is for renfc for danceS] social  Canadian Pacific  Winter Excursion Rates  Round Trip First-Class from all  Kootenay Stations to  Ontario, Quebec, Maritime Provinces  and Great Britain  Fares From Phoenix:  .90  TORONTO  AND   ALL 6N-  " TAR 16 POINTS WEST.  Corresponding Rates-  .90  MONTREAL.  -All Points.  Dates of Sale:  Great Britain���Nov. IS to 31  (Five Months' Limit).  Eastern Canada���Dec. 1 to 31  (Three Months' Limit).  Tickets and Details from any Agent, or write  J. S. CARTER, District. Passenger Agent, Nelson, 13.0.  PRINTING  is our business and we are  - here to please you.    The  i n        ,      next time that you' want  any. Billheads, Letterheads, .Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we.,.will  ..sljo w y o u  samples: : :  THE PIONEER  eiMo  Is the only Typewriter today that c upplies real comfort automatically to the Operator���adapted for Doctors, Druggists, Merchants,  and in fact it is essential to every business concern in B/C.  Father Adam and Mother Eve. The  man claims that he can make fire  with a flint, kill a deer, with a apiece  of rock and keep himself, and wife  very comfortable without any of the,  aids that latter  day  civilization has  to offer   - By a new military order,, issued by  Col. A. T. Ogilvie, district officer  commanding at- Vancouver, all soldiers, whether overseas or enlisted  for home duty, must not be in a bar  after 9 o'clock. Bars will vbe "out  of. bounds." The rule applies to  men with permits to remain out late  as well as to all others. Major  Tite, of brigade headquarters, confirmed the report last week. The  order is expected to go into effect  .shortly.  . - Owing to .the great, output of  petroleum in California and its use  as a manufacturing, railroad and  Steamer fuel, the production of coal  in .Washington has been considerably, reduced during recent years.  It is estimated that the consumption  of California oil for fuel on the  Pacific Coa^st is equivalent to about  21,000,00.0 tons of coal, or between  6 or 7 times the output of coal in  Washington, or for that matter in  all the Pacific Coast states combined, in 1914-  ��� Although the profits of the Krupp  works during the past year, amounting to $21,500,000, would permit of  payment of a twenty-four per cent,  dividend, the owners will make no  extra profits on account oi' the war.  After, payment of a dividend of 12  per cent., the amount distributed  last year, a surplus of about $<>,000,-  000 will be devoted to charily. To  the relief fund for families of soldiers  killed in battle, $5,000,000 will be  given, and $025,000 for a ge.icral  relief fund.  evening-s, etc.  Adam Bloom field, Noble Grand,  , Thos. Lloyd, Pin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy,  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs..Christine Elmgren, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, C. C.  C. H, Knight, K. of K. S.  Silver Plate  New shipment just to hand,  including" Tea Sets, Baker's  Caseroles, etc.  Also nice line of Tableware  in Standard and Community  Plate���Attractive Patterns.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall,  Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Win. Wills,  M.E.C.  .Airs. II. Tillon.  M.lt.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Sleets in the Oddfellows' Hall, l'Yiday  livenings, at S p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Richard Blunukll, W. P.  T. li. Cl.vkke, W. Secy.  Silver Plate you Will be Proud  to own.  See our window.   These goods  bear our Personal Guarantee.  CULAND CONVINCE YOURSELF  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Sag-  gage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phono A56.  James G. McKeown  ack, Jeweler  wmwammwtiM/miimiMiBMiUW  Don't merely another your cough  Mathietrs Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver Oil'not only   promptly arrests couching, hut thanks to its tonic and  strengthening properties it. helps the system to throw off  the coM and thus effects a permanent cure. It is this quality which has won for  it the l irgest sale of any cough and cold remedy in Canada.  jj<~. large botties. everywhere.  M yur i .ill I H fivrrith M:,H!i n'-i N''-rviri<> t'o',r<t['r\ thu w"t: Irrful hfft<fru:ho ctim, wDJ  i.nMiii't'>' il!-].. [ tiio fwvor iU.-i .���bju.o tU�� yam from Ui^.U Wck. and Urat'������. Box 0/ 14  t'owilcr.. 'ijc  _J  1*1  J*  *WM  -....k.-J-i-A-lJ*���.  ��8*KWftwrw*��am ��>  THE    PIONEE*.    PHOEBIX,    BRITISH   'COrtKBIA.  W:  \  K The  Queen's Hotel  The Queen's Hotel Diningroom is now  under' the management of Mrs. Sarah  Spencer and company, who will cater to  the Public,  and  will   endeavor  to  give  cutler, Sheffield, has prompted us  to continue'the appeal for further  donations of razors. We acknowledge with: thanks the gift of one  fine blade from Waldon McKay.  'Xmas and New Year, that joyous  period when "the milk of human  kindness" flows so freely, is rapidly  Your Patronage Solicited.  satisfaction.  FIRST CLASS  NIGHT AND DAY SERVICE.  TOM F. OXLEY  PROP  A  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS-PHOENIX BRANCH  LAST TRIP BEFORE   XMAS  Saturday, December 11th.....Only  BROOKLYN AVE      (Next door to Pioneer Office)  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, NOV. 20,  '15  u  The Derelicts"���J"  Two Parts���Biograph  "On Moonshine Mountain" -3^'  Local and General    (  Dr. W. H. Dickson arrived  here  on Monday from the Coast.  Thos.  Russell left  on  a   visit  to  Grand Forks Wednesday.  Mrs.J. Jones returned on Saturday |Tpproacning     Mine Host Bush,  of  the Brooklyn hotel, is in a position  ���to supply excellent port and sherry  to those whd would toast Futurity  or sip the nectar of the gods in the  oldest toasts "Here's Confusion to  Our Enemies."  Dr. C. J. McCuIlough, dentist,  has opened a dental office in the  Pacific hotel; Greenwood, and will'be  there until December 4th. The  equipment is clean and modern,  with electrical instruments when  practical. Dr. McCuIlough is registered in the States and B. C.  Special attentiori/'given to Phoenix  residents. 'Phone 56 for appointment.    Satisfaction guaranteed.  A co.ncert is  being , arranged   by  -the teachers and pupils of the  local  public school, the proceeds of which  will  go   towards  swelling  the   all-  important Canadian  Patriotic  fund.  .No definiteday has yet been set  for  the event, but December 17th is the  most probable date.    The last affair  of this kind promoted by the  school  was one in.aid of the library,   when  the sum of approximately $150  was  raised.       -  Last week a draft of seven from  the Independent Company of Sharpshooters left Grand Forks for  Vernon. The boys enjoyed a hearty  senddff from their comrades and the  townspeople.    Among   those   leav-  A Valuable Find  after a two weeks' visit to Spokane  Mrs. J Clarke left on-Monday to  visit friends in Spokane for a week.  Mrs. Thos. Richards left Tuesday  to partake of treatment at Halcyon  Springs.  Hugh Jones left on Monday to  swell the crowd at the Spokane  apple show.  Girl wants position in private  family or. as chambermaid. Apply  Pioneer office.  For Sale���Nice heater in first-  class order. Apply, B. A. Johnson,  Dominion avenue.  John Lee returned returned Saturday from a two weeks' visit to  friends in Spokane.  Mrs. Dave Oxley, of Eholt, was  among the visitors to the patriotic  bazaar on Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs T. E. Alty, of Trail,*'  are the guests for a few days of Mr.  and Mrs. Walmesly. f  R. Nation a retired business man  of Victoria, was a visitor to Phoenix  Monday in connection with patriotic  fund affairs. '~-^0.   ���  *��� ���    .- -     _,,***�� - ���-  ar, provincial govern,  ment miuing inspector,/was in town  during the week on one.or his official  visits to the mines.   ^  J as. Logan returned   to   the   city  on Saturday last from Nelson where  Magnesite, one of the most  valuable  of the   non-metallic   minerals,  lias been found   in   large quantities  along the shore of Lake Atlin, in the  northeastern part of British  Columbia, according to a consular report.  Seven claims have  been  located by  Vancouver parties, and plans are be.  ing made for working the deposits.  This ore is shown by analysis to be  exceptionally pure, running as high  as 98 per cent, in   magnesium   carbonate.    The world's supply has so  far   come   from   California,   Greece  and   Austria.    On   account  of   the  war the latter source is cut  off, and  since this was the   most   important,  there is  an   extraordinary   demand  for the mineral, which   British   Columbia will  soon be in a position   to  supply.   Magnesite consists of magnesia, 48 per cent.,  and  carbon   dioxide, 52 percent., and used, calcination, to make bricks   for   refactory  furnace lining, nonconductive covering   for  steam   pipes,   boilers,   etc.  Magnesium   salts,    especially   and  snlphates, are used in   the arts and  in medicines, also   in   the   paper in  dustry, and in  connection  with   the  pulp industry of this province.   This  new discovery may prove   to   be of  special value, since  the chief  value  of the spruce forests in British Columbia is in their paper making possibilities, and the fact that magnesia  is necessary to the finished  product  and is right at hand, may be the result of greatly increasing the import  ance of the pulp- industry.���Mining  and Engineering Journal.  Wilson-Davies  A wedding of local interest was  solemnized'on Saturday, November  13, at the Presbyterian manse,  when the Rev. J. R. Munro tied the  nuptical knot, uniting John Wilson  to Miss Ethel Davies, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Daviesj of this  city. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rukin  were the witnesses, and the mother  of the bride attended her daughter;  The newly-weds have taken up their  residence on Boston Heights.  Aldershot, Nov. 16.���One of the  wonders of the British soldiery eh-  camped here is the Welsh bantarri  brigade, each soldier not over five  |feet tall and none weighing more  than 126 pounds.  "ROUgfl On Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die in the  House. 15c. and 25c. at Drug and  Country Stores.  he attended   the  court  proceedings ing were:    Private Fred Wilkinson,  "One   KiSS"���O^'Reel-  He Who Dances Must Pay.  -Selig  JOKER  "Ham and the Sausage Factory"-*  One Reel���Rukin  "How Miss Edith Got Alorig"--  BY  BOBBIE OWENS  Adults  15c.       Children 5c.  iPHOESW BAKERY ll  Extra Municipal Wholesale  Liquor Licence  W. WILLIAMS, PROP.  Doughnuts, Madeira Cake,  Lunch Cake for Sunday use  delivered on order every Saturday.   Give us a trial order.  CAKES MADE  TO ORDER AT  MOST   REASONABLE   RATES  TELEPHONE 53  Church Services  St. Andrew's Church (Presbyterian)���Service, Sunday, Nov. 21st,  at 7.30 p.m.; Sunday school at 2.  All welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro.  St.   John's   Church���Tomorrow,  Sunday,  Nov.    21st:    Matins   and  Holy- Communion   at   11   o'clock..  Sunday school at 3 o'clock.���Rev.  R. D. Porter.  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  -follows���Second and fourth Sundays  in the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;  Sunday school after mass; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  WHAT CATARRH IS  It has been said that every third  person has catarrh in some form.  Science has shown that n asal catarrh  often indicates a general weakness  of the body; and local treatments in  *he form of snuffs and vapors do little,  if any good.  To correct catarrh you should treat its  cause by enriching- your blood with the  oil-food in Scott's Emulsion which is a  medicinal food and a building-tonic, free  from any harmful drugs. Try it.  Scott & Bowne, Toronto, Ont.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS.HEREBY- GIVEN, that  on the 25th day of November next ap:  plication will be made to fche Superintendent of Provincial Police for. the  grant of an Extra Municipal Wholesale Licence for the sale of liquor in  and upon the premises known as the  Phoenix Brewing Co., Ltd., Phoenix,  B.C.  Dated this 16th day of Oct., 1015.  DAN BINER,'  '>������'��� ".'���;.��� Phoenix Brewing Co., Ltd.  Granby Shipments - ;|  The following are the monthly  shipping figures from the local  Granby mine to the Grand Forks  smelter: , tons     y  January    42,211 '  February 63,091  March  .  69,948  April     85,382  '   May  '..100,693  June .-.' 103,004  July  ���.;... 101,058  August. . 103,062  September    93,245  October   96.43C  Total   858,124  Consolidated Gets Order  Col. Carnegie, chairman of the  shell committee at Ottawa, is reported to have stated that the committee  has placed an order with the Consolidated Mining & Smelting company at Trail for a supply of refined  copper in Canada, and that arrangements are being made for its production. This is one of the most  important war supply orders issued  so far, and it will mean much activity at the Trail smelter.  o.  Is the only Typewriter today that supplies real comfort automatically to the Operator���adapted for Doctors, Druggists, Merchants,  and in fact it is essential to every business concern in B. C.  of Chief Justice Hunter.  Dressmaking Establishment���For  coats   and costumes, and  all varieties of dresses; very moderate prices.  Mrs. R. S. Humphreys.  Two houses on New York Town-  site for rent or sale; one six-roomed  house on Brooklyn avenue "for sale,  Apply, G. W. McAulifTe.  F. J. Harbinson,  manager  of -P.  Burns' meat emporium, paid a  two  days business, visit this week to   th&  Kettle Valley fruit belt. ,   , _.'rt  A Snap;. Fruit Ranch .For Sale^���  Consisting of 16 acres at Caeston,  B. C. Trees all in bearing. Apply  box 66, Phoenix, B. C.  Your opportunity to get a $65.QJ0  Gibson guitar for $50.00,. or I can  give you another $45.00 guitar for  $25.00.    Apply Pioneer office.  R. Jones, who has recently disposed of his ranch near Kamloops,  returned-to Phoenix recently, after  ah absence of nearly five years.  D. Kendrick Roberts will hold a  Welsh service in the Oddfellows',  hall on Sunday morning at 10 a.m.  and in the evening at 7.30Lp.m.  F. J. Lake returned to -Grand!  Forks Monday and before leaving  stated that he will return Saturday,  making it his last trip till Christmas.  Richard Thomas, a new arrival  from the United States, left on  Thursday morning to .enlist in the  ranks of the Independent infantry, at  Grand Forks.  For Sale���The well-known Cot-:  tage rooming house; the building is  well furnished, and will be sold very  cheap. See me as to terms.-���M. H.  Kane, city.  The Grand Forks Poultry associa-,  tion will hold its annual show on  December 2 and 3 next. Over 40  speciel prizes arid cups will be  offered this year.  Miss Annie Backland left for her  home in Espanola, Wash., Monday.  Miss Backland enjoyed her sojourn  immensely in Phoenix. Accompanying her return was Mrs. E. A.  Black.  Twenty years' experience in English, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave,  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood.  The Queen's Hotel dining room  is now under the management of  Mrs. Sarah Spencer & Co. who will  cater to the public and endeavor to  give every satisfaction. Yoar pat-  re nage solicited. First-class d. y  arid n'ght service,-  The recent receipt by the  Pione r  son of Mr. arid Mrs. Thos. Wilkinson, of Phoenix, and Donald Stevenson, also of this city. The unit to  which they transferred is not, at  present, known.  Re Machine Guns  The .following .official   announcement.has been issued to . the  press  for publication:  ��� VThe government desires  it- distinctly, understood   throughout   the  country 'that, no   subscriptions    or  contributions for machine  guns  are  required, as all expenditure for that  purpose should be   defrayed  out   of  the public treasury.  "The impression seems to have  gained ground that an. appeal for  I such contributions to the public was  made by some members of the  government. J The prime minister  has made careful inquiry and cannot  ascertain that any such request was  ever put forth.  "Appeals must necessarily be  made to the generosity ofthe public  of Canada for aid to the patriotic  fund, the ' Canadian Red- Cross  society and other similar organizations which are^ performing a  national service.  "It1 is earnestly hoped that the  efforts of the various committees in  Canada: will be directed to the  necessary assistance of such associations rathfer than -to -contributions  for machine guns, which have been  amply, provided for by the federal  government." (  Doing Their "Bit"  It is good news to   hear that an.  other mine has taken the stand that  those on its payroll   must  do   their  "bit" in paying for the  war, if they  do not want to, or are unable to go  and fight.   Hereafter each employee  at the Bluebell will have to  put up  one day's pay per month,.the money  to be equally   divided   between  the  Red Cross and the   Patriotic   Fund.  Of course a mining company, under  the free and easy system of government/which j; is ' at 'present   being  fought for by Canadian .soldiers, can  run its mine ptetty much as it pleases  as long as it does  not  transgress a  few elementary   rules   as to safety,  etc., but it seems to us that the plan  adopted at the Bluebell  might   with  adopted at all   other mines" on   the  active list.    The  war  is   increasing  the prosperity of the workers in the  silver-lead   mines,    and   all    alike,  whether alien, Britisher' or  Canadian, should  face   the   alternative of  helping pay for  the   upkeep   ot   the  dependents of those   who   have enlisted or get their walking  papers.  ���Kaslo Kootenain.  Re SOUTH YALE COPPER COMPANY, LIMITED (uon personal  liability), in Liquidation.  Notice of Side by Public Auction, pursuant to an Order of the Supreme  Court of British Columbia. - ,y  MR.CHARLES DAWSON, the person   appointed   by  an   Older   of   ilio  Supreme  Court of British  Columbia  dated the 28th  day of October,  1916*  will, upon the instructions of the Liquidator of the  above  named  Company;.'.  offer for sale by public auction at fiD2 -  Seymour street in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday, the  6th day of December, 1015, at 12 o'clock  noon,   the   Crown    Granted    Minerdf  Claim situate"at Copper Mountain,  B:  C, and comprising an area of 52 Acres .  or thereabouts, known as the "Sunsefc  Mineral Claim" and described as ALL  AND SINGULAR that certain parcel  6r tract of land and premises,   situate,  lying and being in the Similkameerij  formerly in  the. Osoyoos Division  of.  Yale   District   in   the,-v Province    of  British ColunVbia, ftnd numbered 1077;.  Group .1, and  known lis  the   "Sunsefc  Mineral Cfaim" oh the Official Plaii or;  Survey of the said Siinilkauueen   Division of Yale District,  together witri  all minerals, precious and base (save  coal), might be found therein in veihs,  lodes or rock  in place,  and   whether -  such minerals are found separately or  in combination with each other* ��� -  Particulars and conditions  of   sale  may be obtained from  Walter Ernkst   IIodobs,   Esquire,  Liquidator, Bank of Ottawa Building, 602 Hastings street west, Vancouver, B.C.,'  Messrs. Davis, Marshall, McNeill'  & Pugh, Barristers arid Solicitors*:  626 Periderstreet west, Vancouver,'  B. C or, .'"'���  I. H. Hallbtt, Esquire, Barrister and :  Solicitor, P. O. Drawer 10, Green-'  wood, B. C, or,  The Auctioneer, Chas. Dawson, Esq.,  680 Seymour street, Vancouver, B.  and the property may be viewed  by  orders to be obtained of the Liquidator..  Once Bit, Twice Shy  : ^ An   old ;country  farmer  lost his  .barn last year by fire.    They said at  the  time  that he  was  insured for  more than the building was   worth,  and that he was not sorry to seeVthe  old shed destroyed...    Unfortunately  for his hopes', however, the insurance  people took advantage of an option  in their policy and replaced the barn  instead of giving  him   the   money,  greatly  to   his  disgust. ���   Not long  afterwards the traveling agent of a  life   assurance   company  came into  the village, and, among others, solicited the old man to effect an assurance on his life.   "No, no," said the  farmer;   "I should feel as if I  were  going to die tomorrow."    "Well,"'  said the  agent, facetiously, "if that  is the case, take  the   assurance on  your wife."    "You don't  catch me  there, either,"chuckled the old man.  "I know the way of you   insurance  chaps;    You would just go and give  mi another old jade even worse than'fr  the first.?  Private Christmas Cards  Prices from $I.0t) per doz. Upwards  SAMPLES NOW READY.      ORDER EARLY.  T.S.  PHOENIX, B.C.  J  oyal Billiard Parlors  BOBBIE TAYLOR, PROP.  Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND  Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  Smokers'Supplies. Soft Drinks.  EngBish Billiards.    Pool.    Bowfling AlSeys  of a letter of thanks from the master  When leaving for another country  subscribe for the Pioneer. $2 yearly.  wiiiisR  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yonrgeotio*  SHTP YOUR F17KS DIRECT <o "SHUBERT'Mhe lai-Mif  house in the World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW FVRS  n rclinble���responsible���snfe Fur Hmis^ with ar\ unblemished reputation existing for "more than a tliirc. of a cent iry." a lonfr successful record of sendinK Knr Shippers ; rompt.S/.TIlil'ACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "tEbt I ibuhnt flMpptr."  the only reliable, accurate market reix -t and pri :elijt published  Write lor il-NOW- I'i FMF"  A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. gf27WE5  ><.pt.C95CUIC.  BE '   I  ',  SV AUSTIN AVE.   I ,.-  Chicago, u.s?*., y  /  L  'xm8}&Ei&^;mMvi*mmtMtMi\Aim-ji^

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