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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Nov 27, 1915

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 c  ���������[���  i  m  'w  ?3l  V3__  i   \  ���if  ���;  /  1   A  .V-"-  -f  ���.<\, -:"i,'  The largest coppor mines in  the Dohiiniori are situated  afc Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000: Two railroads  afford access to the city, y.  Devoted to the interests ofthe Boundary Mara ing District  ��.��{������.���������.  Thh Pao&Niyr. PioicfiSlB '���.!��.  published in the h|gheffis  municipality In" Canada���.;  altitude, 4,800 it. The ei��y V'  has a population df 1,690, y  and possesses finft-e^B*  hotels, opera house, tseheiht  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B. C,  SATURDAY, NOV. 27,  1915  "M"���!!  mmaBtasaaeamoa  NUMBKR 20  Price of Copper Reviewed  An, authority   on   copper   in   the  Canadian Mining Journal says:  " "In spite of^he large  production  which manifested   itself for  several  years   prior   to   the    war,    it    was  established that bardfy more copper  appeared on the   market   than   was  actually   necessary  to    supp'v    the  heeds of the world.     In   1912   there  was an increase in the world's   production of 267,000,000 pounds over  1911. still the average price of 'cupper in. 1912 was 16.3 cents per pound  and in 1913, 15.2 cents  per  pound.  The average price of copper for  the  past   30 years   has   been   over    14  cents per pound.    .For the   past   15  yearn the price of cop'per   has   been  slightly in excess  of   15   cents   per  pound.     This is  a   good   indication  of the price at   which   the   producer  in the long rim can afford to sell his  product.     For protracted periods   it  rnay  be   recalled   that   in   the   year  i906 copper averaged 19 7 cents per  pound and that in the year 1907 the  price of copper averaged 20.8 cents  per pound.     Even setting aside   the  abnormal  amount   of    copper    re-  cjuired for export on account of the  War, which it should be pointed out  is to   a   large   extent   actually   destroyed, we have a condition   calling  ; for a high average price   of copper,  because all signs   point_to  greater  activity in industrial lines   generally  than existed during the period when  the   15-cent  and    16-cent    average  obtained."  Cattle Rustler Arrested  The'.Bridesyilje-Myncaster neighborhood   experienced   a    ripple    of  excitement at the close of last  week  when tlie provincial authorities   unearthed   some  beef hides    from    a  straw pile at the Lightley place, and  placed Albe/t ��.i'ghtley under   arrest  for having-the hides of stolen   cattle  in his possession.    The  Steve   herd  was short to the extent indicated by  the hides in'y-Lightley's   possession,  and Sunday it was alleged   Lightley  turned king's  evidence  upon   being j  taken before the court in Greenwood  and shifted the burden of the matter  on the shoulders   of Tom   Donald,  the Bridesville hotel   man,   alleging  that    the   cattle    were   stolen     for  Donald.     Sunday evening the arrest  of Donald   followed.     He   was   acl  milted to $2500 bail   to   appear   for  trial   December    1.    Lightley    has  been in trouble   before   and   this   is  not his first experience with   the   B.  C. officers, his name being identified  with the   disappearance   of Che'saw  Today the gauntlet Is thrown Into Canada's arena, and the Lion's Whelps afforded  opportunity to prove that red blood sparkles  In their veins. Fifty Million Dollars Is wanted  to provide the sinews of war. The seal of approval is moist with blood of her first born.  Let us-cup our hands and pour our bounty  Into the lap of Freedom.  ;y  >���>  'it;   Goats Oh Every Hill  y Mountain   goat   hunting yiri'~ the  country   adjacent   to   the   head    of  ..Christina lake is   remarkably   good  Just   now.     Within   tbe    last     four  ��ilays-iToles*r!han nine -of* the-animals  have   been   bagged.     Messrs.    Dan  '.and Vic Biner were  out  after them  last week and succeeded in bagging  a couple of specimens.     The former  reports   the goats   quite    plentiful,  but to   reach, the   hunting   grounds  -necessitates      some .    hard      work.  : Others   who   were     successful   ��� are  Cnpt.  Kirk,   of   Grank   Forks,   and  Elmer Ness.  country property. Donald is.'-.w  known*, having a ranch about fifteen  miles from here on the Canadian  side, and makes frequent visits to  Chesaw. Lightley pleaded guilty.  ���Chesaw News.  Walker's Copper Letter  "Copper   is   very   strong,   a   big  volume of business is   being   transacted   and   prices    are    advancing.  Lake   is   19   to   19   1-2   cents   and  electrolytic is 19 to 19   1-4   cents" a  pound.     The   greatest   number,  of  the sales now   being   made   are   on  contracts for delivery   after   beginning of year.     Consuming   interests  appear anxious over   situation,   and  are now as   eager  to   buy  as   they  were  determined   to   wait   for   still  e)j   lower prices   two   or   three, months  Result of Patriotic Bazaar  "Nine hundred and twenty-four  dollar* and fifty-five cents; yes, that  was the amount," said Mrs. J. A.  Morrin, secretary of the Women's  Patriotic society, when asked as to  the result of the sale of goods at the  recent patriotic bazaar.  This pleasing total will go to  swell the funds of a most .worthy  organization, and Phoenix men will  sleep all the sounder in the knowledge that'depehdants of ins fellow  man fighting his battle will be the  recipients; while the ladies, God  bless 'em, well " 'tis consolation to.  know," said one, "that 'The Girl  He Left Behind Him' will be able  provide something for the, 'Pitty-  Pats'and 'Tippy-toes'."  ago.     Spot copper is practically exhausted, and should urgent demand  yDeath by Exposure  Xsat Friday, while hnnting, Geo.  Morris became lost near the No. 7  mine. Chas. Russell of Greenwood,  expert woodman, aided the provincial police materially in their  search for the 15-year old hunter.  Wjthin a mile and a half of the  mine and 50 yards of a road the  searchers found the body . Sunday.  Interment took place at Greenwood  Wednesday, a large concourse of  sorrowing friends paying tribute to  thefhigh' esteem in which he was  held. Death was due to exposure.  He has an uncle in Phoenix and  his  Rev, R.   D.   Porter  last-sad rites.  conducted,the  Demise of Two Pioneers  come for immediate delivery of large parents reside in Boundary Falls,  tonnage it might cause a further  price advance of several cents a  pound. From July until September  15, when consumers hqn-.e arid  abroad steadfastly refused -to make  purchases, and while the stocks of  copper carried by producers were  increasing stea'dily, the statistical  situation was .analyzed repeatedly  from an optimistic viewpoint, proving correct in face of more recent  developments.     I     persistently     re-  Mrs. J. R. Munro Dead  Death claimed at i0 p. m. Wednesday, at the family residence, the  beloved wife of Rev. J.''"R. Munro.  pastor of the Phoenix Presbyterian  church. Deceased had been sick  since August, and although her recovery was not expected, still, news  of her death came as a shock to all.  Mrs. Munro was a M. A. of Dal-  hoiisie university, N.-S., and before  taking up her residence here a short  four years ago resided at Taber,  Alta.  Funeral services will be held from  the Presbyterian manse at 11 a.m.  Saturday.  During her residence here deceased endeared herself to all with  whom she came in contact. Perhaps her belief in life is best expressed in those fugitive lines:  It is cosy enough to bo happy when life goes  along like a Bong;  But the.woman worth while Is tho one Who  ���will smile  When everything goes dead wrong.  For the test of the lieart is trouble, and it  always comei with the years;  But the smile that is worth the:. homage, of  earth, ���:��� ���  Is the smile that shines through tears.  ���^ggpw^  HocK^yplub Moet  %-X  Jack Lucy and William   Frawley,  both'well known citizens of   Greenwood died this week.     Friday evening,, at 6 oclock, Lucy was   stricken  withajpolexy in front of the National  hoteL     He   Was   born   in   1857    at  Cornwall,       Ont.     Wm.       Frawley  fused   to   be   stampeded    from    myll>assed-away   Tuesday   forenoon   at  bullish position by the theory enter-! his'residence.     He was born in 1863  ta'ned by so many   consumers, thai [ Consumptioni was.the cause of death,  the-price of the metal musUd$*_i9����^l B2tJ^e��^e're;,pioneer >.types - that  "*"    '   "*" ������'.���.�� "   ��� ������ ^^T*re*tS������l=only here and there in this  The moral code of life is what we j vale   of   tears.     May   the    dust    of  ourselves make it. ,1 time lay lig-htly on their breasts.  Disposal of Patriotic Fund  "..  ' K  In accordance with their promise  to F. Nation, secretary in this  province for the Canadian Patriotic,  fund, the local committee in charge  of the disbursement of money raised  in Phoenix; have forwarded the'siim  of $1,500 to  A representative meeting of ihe  Phoenix Hockey club met Wednesday evening in the skating rink for  election of officers fpr the .ensuing  year:  C. M. Campbell was elected hon-  ory president, the position of hbnory  vice-president falling to J. E.  Thompson. The positions of president and vice-president were accorded J. McLaughlin and Geo. Ellis.   -  An executive committee of three,'  with power to add to their number,  consisting of Cecil Martin, P. Free-  land and W. X. Perkins were also  elected.  E. A. Black and E. E. Phillips  presided as chairman and secretary.  There being no further business  than .that of bringing home the  silverware at a later date; meeting  adjourned.  Time to Blast  ''������ A good story is going the rounds  hereof how Dick Drew, well known  in the Slocan, played even fori loss  of sleep occasioned by the gang off  shift yarning into the ''we sma'  "ours:"  , They had drilled "starters," and  "lifters," worked in ������singles" and  "doubles," and just as one driller  was commencing to back that prince  of liars, Annanias, off the map,  Dick rolled out of his bunk.     Light-  the B. C. headquarters ine the fuse of wbat appeared to  be  at Victoria.     A receipt for this sumfa stick of blast*��g   P��wder,   he. re-'  was received by P. B.   Freeland^on   marked:      4,Quit     drilU"g>     b��ys'  Wednesday.     In   addition    to^this  lIme   to   -blaal-"    WalkinK   to    the  amount,   $500   was   contributed' to   s.tove   he   threw   lt   in*    ��ur   ***���"  the Red Cross.     A   small   sum/left   writer fails us when   we   try .t0   !"*  o ver was added to the fund   for,.\heldownthe la��Kua8e   of   *   st��v*r;��S  relief-'of returned local soldiers   who  are- either-tncapatrte or othe^vise^vn  need of monetary assistance.  To the Public  bunch who later returned on   seeing  vckybeckon. tfaetartcoia--*tVio Aeor. ,*���*-  The charge proved to   be   only  ���  piece   of broomstick  with   fuse. at.  tached.  Mining- Notes of British Columbia  11     Notice is  13,     //and after De  I/dining-   room  I mo  Rossland is producing- 30 per cent. Intent to erect its   own   mill    with  re ore this year than last.  s   hereby   given   that   on  ecember   ist,    1915,    the  om   of   tha   King's   hotel,  Phoenix, will be under the  manage  Hope.is .a nourishing- food for the . . .  heartsick * Stockholders of the Le   Roi,    No. j ore daily.  2, (Josie), have received notice  tbat ( financing.  j.'o��  capacity for treating   2,000   tons   of   meat   of  Mrs-   McPhee    and  The   Lillooet   Prospector  of  November   5   states    that    men    were'  walking around the. town with   their.,:  coats' off  and   sleeves    rolled    up.  The' year   before ' Halleyts    comet  the   same on  This will necessitate new ,  Katie Paterson.  Miss I Phoenix residents did  November 25.  CHRISTMAS  COOKING  YOUR CHRISTMAS COOKING is something of great-  importance. You will wish everything to taste just so.  In order to do this you must have the   choicest   of-c material.  Our constant aim is your satisfaction; and bearing this  in .mind we have just unloaded a car of.. Groceries. Included  in the car is���  Choicest Sun Maid Seeded Raisins, Victoria  Cross Currants, and Sultan Raisins.  Choice Figs and Dates, suitable for Fruit  Cakes, or table use.  Shelled Walnuts and Almonds.  Maple Butter, the new filling: for Cakes.  Crisco, the very adaptable shorting-.  Gelatine Knox's and Coxe's.  Kelly's and Wethey's Mince Meat.  Marasquin Cherries, Lemon, Orange and  Citron Peel.  Almond Paste for fillings.  Our Stock of Icings is very large.  Plain Almond, Lemon, Orange, Chocolate,  Maple, Walnut, Rose, Pink, Vanilla,  Strawberry, Maple.  Extracts in the following flavors���Vanilla,  Lemon, Strawberry, Raspberry, Pineapple, Almond, Peppermint, Pistachio,  Cochineal, Rose, Ginger, Sasparilla,  Peach, Blackberry, Cinnamon, Maple;  also Red, Green and Lemon Coloring.  Schepp's Cocoanut, in Packages and bulk.  Our Spices are of the Purest Brands, including the celebrated Empress.  In fact, our stock is so complete that it is hardly possible  to start cake, or pastry, and have to stop on account of  material. We especially recommend Gold Drop Flour for  pastry.  P.S.���Fancy Jap Oranges, $1.00 Box  Fleischman's Yeast, Fresh today, 3 for.lOc.  j=,   a dividend of one shilling per share  has been declared.  A 15-foot vein of copper ore was  opened up.at a depth of 500 feet' on  the Great Ohio property last week  by Joe Brown, New Hazelton.  As soon as the Panama canal is  opened again the Granby will begin  to ship its copper to the New York  refinery by water instead of rail, as  heretofore.  "As soon as the steam plant is  completed at the Monarch mine,  Field, 60 tons of ore will be treated  daily. Steam will replace hydro  power. Mine and mill will employ  25 men.  The method of financing has not  been determined, nor the amount,  but it will provide for the elimination  of the outstanding $600,000 debentures which still have eight years to  run.  The Chearri Lime Co., Ltd., New  Westminster, has acquired a portion  of, t,he jime deposits of Messrs. ..Thos.  Sulvester Hall and Chas. Damaske  at Cheam. Agricultural and commercial lime will   be   manufactured.  Canada Copper corporation own a  big copper area upon which it is  pushing development work, .and it  also controls the British Columbia  Copper company, which is' opseat.  ing one of its three furnaces and  showing a fair profit.  Canada Copper corporation ' has  put into reserve 9,000,000 tons of  ore, averaging 1.8 per cent, copper,  in addition to which 5,000,000 tons  of "probable ore" has been located.  Fxploratory work continues with  three diamond drills in operation.  Before production can be inaugu-  rated at the new property, milling  facilities must be provided, it being   the   intention   of  the   manage-  . James Callahan, who worked with  pick and shovel, drill and powper  with his own hands for 25 years in  the development of ..the Interstate-  Callahan mine, in the Coeur  d'AIenes, without his faith failing  him, now has an income from the  net earnings of the property of more  than $1000 each day of the year.  C. V. Semerad has just completed a contract for packing in a  winter's supply of provisions for a  syndicate operating on Siawash  creek, about 14 miles from Seme-  rad's place on Five mile. On the  property 100 feet of tunnel has been  driven, and there is a ledge of gold  and silver ore that runs nearly $40  to the ton.  Henry Bretzins and A. H. Norton  of Lillooet, have disposed of the  Debenture group in the Babine  district. T. H. Rae, of Toronto,  representing capital, took a fifty  thousand, dollar ' ; bond.'��� A small  amount of cash was paid also. It  is understood that ten thousand  dollars is to be paid on June next.  Mr. Rae stated that he is open to  take up any mining property of  merit in this district.  Two extra fine gold nuggets-  were brought into Princeton this  week. R. A. Lambert, of the  Golden Gate Mining Co., on Granite  creek, has one of them, and J. T.  Ryan, of the Coalmont hotel, the  other. Lambert's had about $33  worth of gold in it, and Ryan's was  worth about $30. The former was  taken out of Granite creek and the  latter out of tlie Tulameen river. |  Both nuggets were beauties, and I  the finding of them affords ample;  proof that there is still plenty of  -heavy gold in the beds of these  streams.���Similkameen Star.  _c  _c  ____  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 399  The  Store of Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  Good Things  To Eat  You will  want  something   Special   for  SUNDAY'S DINNER.    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    -  2 lbs. for 25c.  3 lbs. for 50c.  5c. per bunch  -   40c. per lb.  25c. each  2 lbs. for 25c.  4 lbs. for 25c.  2;^c. per lb.  Cornicheon Grapes 85c. per basket  Oranges   -   -   -    -  Bananas   -    -   -    -  Extra Fine Apples  Celery -    -    -    -    -  50c. per dozen  50c    "  $2.00 per box  2 lbs. for 25c.  Knight 8i Barnes  ac:  =3c=r=)c  I S%���? BWif/r-w.' '������ f-  DTHE   PIONEER,    PHQENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  If:  feu?  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.SO to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVJEKTISINO. SCALE  AppHoation forliiquorliiooiioo ('todays) . .85,00  Application for Transfer of Licence  $".&>  Certlflcatoof Improvement (tWdnys)        810.00  Application to Purchase Lund notices (90 days)   $10.00  Bellnquont Co-Ownership notices!�� dnys 525.00  DuplieftU) Corttflcnto of Titlo notices SS.00  Cards of Thanks, fiO cent*.  All other leffal advertising, 12 cents a, line,  single column, for the flrwt insertion; and S  cents ft lino for on.oh subsequent insertion, non-  luiroll measuronienU  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads,  50c. per inch, per issno; subsequent insertions, 35c. iH*r inch.  Saturday, Nov, 27, 1915.  Potentially   British   Colambia    is  one ofthe greatest provinces in the  Dominion,   and . at   this   juncture,  when a ton of lead is being hurled a  mile  for  every   man. killed,   it  behooves us to pause  for  an   instant  and consider the sourse of her greatness.    Farming  interests   play    no  part, hence   we   must  turn   to   her  natural   resources;   mines,    timber  -:r--aad.nsherves.-,,The.last two require  unstinted capital, and many  phases  confront  investigators  as   to   their  importance.   ���*  The Almighty   Dollar  has    ever  will crash together and bring  about  a noisesome reign of chaos and  old  night?   _��   Retrospect of known mining  camps, be their output talcum,  diamonds or metal, has been attended with two factors in their ultimaU*  development: (1) Loss of millions  by original locators through lack of  capital; (2) "wild-catting."  Listed stocks of reputable mining  concerns are redolent with the vis-  situdes of the game; nevertheless,  loss to a few has been conducive of  millions made, for quick ventures  hurried rapidly to a point issues that  otherwise would have remained in  obeyance.  .Particularly true of mining is the  saying that "mineral is where you  find it." Thus it is readily seen  that original locators are little more  than pawns, requiring the kings of  finance to help win. J  What was true of Cobalt and   the  diamond fields of South  Africa  was  true  of  future   camps.    Groups  of  claims were bought at a   reasonable  price and developed,    The fact that  owners of original worthy properties  received less   than   he   who   sold   a  calcite vein  for a round   sum   later  mattered  little.    The   end   was  attained���capital was interested.  British      Columbia     offers      the  same opportunities  that  existed   in  the  aforementioned;    but    locators  must remember that the   magnitude  of operations conceived by operators  are beyond their ken.     What seems  a short price individually for a group  of claims is very often a   long  price  when taken collectively, and   would  be prohibitive of development.  Operation of a fewgroups by companies in a remote section i.s resultant  of benefits not usually attained by  prospectors.  Singular though it may seem,  good properties are today laying dormant because individual owners  refuse to cooperate. Even though  a fair price be offered by investors,  the locator sits tight, and viewing a  rich vein he is afraid to work less it  peters out and he be unable to trace  the lead, sits in senile dementia,  conjuring of pleasures to be attained  in a fool's paradise. Later, though  the pi ice be offered, it is turned  down, the third time ordering off  the property all   offering   less   than  War Loan  DOMINION OF CANADA  ISSUE OF $50,000,000 5% BONDS MATURING 1st DEC, 1925  REPAYABLE AT PAR AT '  OTTAWA, HALIFAX, ST. JOHN, CHARLOTTETOWN, MONTREAL, TORONTO, WINNIPEG1,  REGINA, CALGARY, VICTORIA.  INTEREST PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY���1st JUNE, 1st DECEMBER.  ISSUE  PRICE  97i  A FULL HALFVEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON  1st JUNE,  1916.  THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WILL BE USEd FOR WAR, PURPOSES ONLY.  In.the event of future issues (other than issues made aboad) being made by the Government, for the purpose of  carrying on the war, bonds of this issue will be accepted at the issue price, 97)4, plus accrued interest, as the equivalent of cash for the purpose of subscriptions to such issues.      ���  20  20  20  u  u  ��<  " 3rd January, 1916,  " 1st February, 1916,  played an important part in the   life I tbree rimes its former pr*ce  of man-even the Children of Israel,       Corporation   control   of a    com  deep in the sink of iniquity, seeking modity is   the   one   factor   that has  to purchase the good will   of  Baal, jmadepOSSib,ea market for a product.  The   importance  played   by    the  cast their gold into the common  melting pot that a golden calf might  be cast. Later we hear of a brazen  serpent, thus it is safe to assume  that prospecting for precious and  base metals was a pursuit of the  ancients. ���  During the last two decades the  relentless maw of Capital has  grappled with many enterprises,  real estate and foreign loans being  chief of these. Coupon clipping was  carried ori by the capitalist  until  it  THE MINISTER OF FINANCE offers herewith on behalf of the Government the above name Bonds for subscription  at 97 j�� payable as follows:���  10 per cent on application,  20  .." 1st March, 1916,  " 1st April, 1916,  1st May, 1916.  The instalments mey be paid in full on and  after the 3rd  day of January,  1916, under discount at the rate of four per  cent per annum.    All payments are to be made  to. a chartered  bank for the credit of the Minister of Finance.    Failure to pay  any instalment when due will render previous  payments liable  to forfeiture and the allotment to cancellation..  Applications, accompanied by a deposit of ten per cent of  the amount subscribed, must be forwarded through the medium  of a chartered bank. The bank will issue a provisional receipt.  This loan is authorized under Act of the Rarliamenf of  Canada and both principal and interest will be a charge upon  the Consolidated Revenue Fund. , ���'������*.  Forms of application may be obtained from any branch of  any chartered bank in Caoada, and at the office of any Assistant  Receiver General in Canada.  Subscriptions must be for ever/hundreds "of dollars. '  .     In case of partial   allotments the  surplus  deposit  will be  applied towards payment,of the amount due on the January instalment, y  Scrip  certificates  payable   to  bearer will be issued, after ',  allotment, in exchange for the provisional receipts.  When the scrip certificates have been paid io full and payment endorsed thereon by the bank receiving the money,, they  may be exchanged for bonds with coupons attached, payable to  bearer or registered as to principal, or for fully registered bonds  without coupons.  Delivery of scrip certificates  and of bonds  will be made  through the chartered banks.  The interest on the fully registered  bonds   .vijl   bt paid by,  .   cheque, which will be remitted by post.    Interest on bonds with  :  coupons will be paid  on surrender of coupons.     Both checks  and coupons will  be payable free of exchange at any branch of  any chartered bank in Canada.  Holders of fullyj-egistered bonds without coupons will have  the right to convert into bonds with coupons, payable to bearer  or registered, without payment of any fee, and holders of bonds  with coupons will have the right to convert, without fee, into  fully registered bonds without coupons at any time on application in writing to the Minister of Finance.  The issue will be exempt from taxes���including any income  tax���imposed in pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parlia-; -i  ment of Canada.  ���.   ��� i ���..-���������'��� �����  The bonds with coupons will be issued in denominations of  $100, $500, $1,000. Fully registered bonds without coupons  will be issued in denominations of $1,000, $5,000 or any authorized multiple of $5,000. ��� v.*    v.  -Application will be made in due course for tne listing bf,'-  the issue on the Montreal and Toronto Stock Exchanges.  The loan will be repaid at maturity at par at the office of    -  the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at Ottawa, or at  the office of the Assistant Receiver General at Halifax, St. John  Charlottetown, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary    *  or Victoria.  The books of the loan will be kept at the Department of  Finance, Ottawa.  Recognized bond and stock brokers will be allowed a commission of one-quarter of one per cent on allotments made in  respect of applications which bear their stamp.  cash of corporations is nil compared  to the organization- of  their  forces.  To the prospector we owe much.  He was the first human in the  country with money, and the best  loser-. Sow-belly, beans and flapjacks were his standbys, and iater  when he tarried for a while at the  shrine of Bacchus or attempted the  chuck of the  epicure,   he   and   his  ...������, country were exploited with varying  approached   the  stage   of  hysteria,   degrees of success * ��� g  and the war caused a gullable public  to awake to the fact that  they   had  Subscription Lists will close on or before 30th November, 1915.  Finance Department, Ottawa, 22nd November, 1915.  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  Steam Heated Throughout  purchased rapidly   decreasing   com  modifies.  Today British Columbia- banks  hold $35,000,000, attained chiefly  from the "unearned increasement"  of real estate. ,  i With the consequent slump in  "dirty" goods, the lumber industry  has suffered, and it will be some  time before a return to the export  trade of a dozen years ago is reached on account of the war.  The day has come when we, as a  province, must produce more and  import less. To this end the  judicious investment of idle money  in mines of proven merit is worthy  the consideration of those who  wrested it in a six years' legalized  reaL estate gamble���one in which  the original currency would have  been worn to wafer-like proportions  ���>efore a suffering public could have  secured enough to. feed themselves  with.  Mining camps are good masters  a id large buyers. They produce  the withall to oil the machinery of  contentment so necessary to make  home life���and home life is the basis  of good government.  Will Capital take advantage of an  opportunity to make these millions  e un interest, or will it cast it  into space, where, circling in the  0rb. of, Mahomet's   coffin,   the   two  Real estate, the curse of of curses,  has run the gamut of time, while  today the handiwork of the prospector stands out as solid as the rocks  from which the wealth of nations  has been pried since time immemorial.  Original producer, original optimist, face furrowed with wrinkles so  numerous that one could not blast  an extra one with a "box of dynamite, and with a heart that crowded  his lungs for room, he proved to the  province the wealth of her heritage  ���one that time or the elements can.  not eface.  Roll slow, oh Time, and when the  last bucket is hoisted, may   the   in.  scription    read:    "Here    lies  original optimist."  the  ��� Verily the spice of life has de  parted from the confines of the  editorial sanctum sanctorum since  the advent of press censorship  The schoolboy essays transmitted in  connected form for publication are  enough to make the bones of the  Fourth Estate turn oves in their  graves.  The meat has been sucked from  the nut, and empty husks cast to  writers to build a story from.  Truly, the wisdom of transmitting all news in its present form is  to be enlightened only to the wisdom  of God���inasmuch as it surpasseth  understanding.  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DINING ROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Lighted  8ampleroom8.  Phone 12  WOOD  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  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phono B32  ftobt. Fo rshaw  JAS.  MARSHALL,  PROP.  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality ol 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 card.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKay & Sons, Props.  General Agent,  Fire, Life and  Accident Insurance  PHOENIX, B.C.  that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  . nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob HUB Avo. Phoenix, B.O.  vrrom  for gap-ten and farm ~>r.ebest  for B.C.soil. See Catalogue-fax  solid guarantee of puritr  an*Cj_<?rmjlTn.aition.  Send now for Copy free  Suttin SSons.The Kind's Soodmon  Roadkli^g England  A. J. w �� �� <f w sx r d  Vtcfowp     *      yanc��uv��r  *I5 ro.rt St. ��C7 6renvlll��Sf  SOLE ASSENTS -OR BRITISH COLUMBIA  The .American Oliver Typewriter  tarns out more work���of better  quality and greater variety���-than  any other writing machine. Simplicity, strength, ease of operation  and visibility are the corner-stones  of its towering supremacy,in  Correspondence  Oard-lndex Work  Tabulated Reports  Follow-up Systems y  Manifolding-Service  Addressing; Envelopes  Working on Ruled Forms  Cutting; Mimeograph Stenoils  The Balance Shift  The Ruling*; Device  The Automatic Spacer  The Automatic Tabulator  Tho Disappearing indicator  The Adjustable Paper-Fingers  Scientific Oondensod Keyboard  Can you spend-17 Cents a Day to  better advantage than in the purchase of this wonderful machine ?  For further information call or write  G. KAY, Agent, Phoenix  Indians May Go to Front  A report Irom Prince Rupert states  that an effort is being   made   to  in  duce the Indian band, of Metiakata,  to join the local battalion. I  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINIHG REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories;and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one y��ars  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2J56Q acres will be leased to  one applicant,   y v;' ,  - Application forajleasre must be made  by .the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent.of the district, ia  which the rights applied for are situ.  ated.       J^< ' '"���f':  In surveyed territory'the land must  I be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory; the tract applied for.  shall be staked ont by tho applicant  himself.      ''*  Each application niimt bo acconiT  panied by a fee.of $5 which will bo reT  funded if the rights applled^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 snail  furnish the Agent with-dworn returns,  accounting for the fullt quantity' ot  merchantable coal mined and pay th��  royalty thereon. If the coal mfciing"  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least ones  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but tho lessee may be petv  noiltted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the niirtib  at" the rate of $10.00 an aero.  For full information application  should be made to' the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa-,  or to any Agent or Srib-Ageirfc of Dei*  minion Lands" '.'���  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unftu ihoriaed   publication   of  this advertiBei-ient wiil not be paid ior>  ���30690.  'qS^SJ^SSmmmm^J^XSS^^  _,*_ai.��i���.I era**���>������ /  THB- PIQNEEB,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH    COKUMBIA.  Hotel Broo  Cigar and Tobacco Stand in  Office. Up-to-date in every  particular. The hotel of comfort. Half-a-minute from the  garage.     . \    Sample Rooms  THE SECRET OF A G00&  COMPLEXION  O. D. Busfy Prop.  Phoenix, B.C  Everything in Men's Wear  Thos. Brown  biothingr  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Did it ever occur to you that there  is a reason for your sallow complexion,  pimples,   blackheads and   other  skin  blemishes?   Your skin,-when healthy,  has Lo excrete 17 per cent, of the waste  matter of the body!   If  the pores become clogged,' this poisonous waste is  imprisoned and skin troubles follow.;  To rid  yourself of these blemishes  the skin imiBt be cured of its sluggishness,  This is just what Zuni-Buk does.  Zani'-Biik is composed of stimiilunting  and   healing herbal   essences, ''which'  penetrate the skin and enable it to expel the accumulated poisonous waste  piattcr.   A clear healthy  complexion  is your reward.  The folly of endeavoring to cover up  skin disflgur'enionts with poWders and'  other cosmetics is quite apparent. Use  Zam-Buk; remove the root canst* of. the  trouble, and enjoy a good complexion  without resorting to artificial means.  Apply Zam-Bukut'night when retiring, and wash with Zam-Buk'snap.;  r  oundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES--  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  "Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY-AND SANITARY  manner    Separated Cream insures purity and  . ;rquality.;_ .-..._ The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY       J. Wr Hannam, Prop.  I W__jt  f  !W  FRESH MEATS, ETC.  As the cold weather is now here to stay, we cau recommend our  '���?^*'.on* to buy. tboir.ineatqupplies in ,t'q"uancity,"and thus save money  '., tljese hard ^times;    Our . prices are  very reasonable,'considering   the  enormous advanco in roost commodities.  Ba��f, fbre-c|ua.rter, 13c; Hind-Quarter, 16c.  yPprk,*!.]. or carcass, 17c. per lb.  Mutton, side or carcass, 22c. per lb.  Selected 'ftgarat, 40c. dox;   Local Eggs, 76c. doz.  yBhsmrook Buttar, very choico, 40c par lb.  ;**u��i* kraut, 18c. par lb.; 2 lbt,for2Bc.  t.8uKar Oursd Hams, axtra fine, 30c. par lb.  Breakfast Bacon, 3Sc. per lb. ..  Canada's Contribution.  Seventy cents per capita of population, men, women and children,  was Canada's contribution toward  Hie support of soldier's families during the first year of the war.  The following tables show the  contributions by provinces during  the first year and the estimated requirements by provincesduririg the  second year.  First Year-- Contributions by  Provinces to September 30,' 1915:  Maritime Provinces, population  900,000, amount- raised $325,000,  per capita contribution, 36c.  , Quebec, population 2,100,000,  amount raised $1,675,000, per capita  contribution 80c.  Ontario, population ������' 2,600,000,  amount raised $1,75.0,000,.' per  capita contribution 68c.  Manitoba popiilation'32'5,000; amount raised $750,000, per capita  contribution $1.42.  Saskatchewan, population 600,-  000,, amount raised $240>000, per  capita contribution 40c.  Alberta,'population 500,000, amount raised, $238,000, per capita  contribution 48c.  British Columbia, populati6n;4'7'5',--  000, amount raised $372,000, ��� per  capita contribution 78c-  Second Year���Estimated requirements for year commencing September 1, 1915:  Maritime Provinces, population  900,000,   2nd   year   $550,000,     per  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array ��f'  potentialities, as the above.    The mountains throughout its entire Iengthand breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, 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 accessible to river and railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could   not -be   reached  by the expenditure ofthe smallest outlay.    Not the least attraction from  the point of  v.ew of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present-an immense amount of interest  is  being directed   to the recent  free gold d.scovery in Greenwood, while in the same  district  is to   be seen one of the  best equ.pped free gold properties in the. west, a not inconsiderable asset in these day*  of mdustnal 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 Columbia Copper company.    In the former camp, and '  surrounding ,t for miles on all  sides, are  acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent of the investor.    The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and Tf proof is wanted  ofthe  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  ofthe province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities ofthe Boundary   as  an  agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and  a visit   to some   of  its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a 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 locality is better served with railroads than the Boundary district,  present this section is '.served^ by two of the greatest systems on the continent, the  C, P. R; and Great^ortherrl companies, while within a few months the route tothe  Pacific coasty wiiYybe commercially curtailed by the opening of the new K. V. V  branch of ,th,e-former.y ���'-*���' .      '  At  ,->' c  capita load 6lc. i  o  innrmn  I   ' Meets,  every   Monday 'Evening-  -, iuu.uuu, (Oddfellows'   Hall.     Visiting breth  I. OOF.  Snowshoe L.ocf_rei  t   No. e-e  at I  ren ,  ���_���  P.   BURNS  &  CO.,   LTD.  I      Quebec,     population  J 2nd   year   $1,250,000,     per    capita] ����Vai^y'i_y/ted  Out*; fault is-for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc  >r i  Canadian Pacific  Excursion Rates  !������.<���'j)-."-:--;���������'  y .y ���   '"  :,''.���..-Round Trjp First-Class from all  Kootenay Stations to  Ontario, Quebec, Maritime Provinces  >; -".. "."."   and Great Britain  Fares From Phoenix:  .90  TORONTO AND  ALL ON-  -    TA'RJjb POINTS WEST.  Corresponding Rates���All Points  v Dates of Sale:  $101.90  MONTREAL.  'Great Britain���Nov. (5 to 31  (Five Months' Limit).  Eastern Canada���Dec. 1 to 31  (Three Months' Limit).  Tickets and Oetails from any Agent, or write       >  * J. S. CARTER, District Passciiger Xgc'nt, Nelson, B.C. ���  load 60c.  Ontario, population 2,600,000,  2nd year $2,400,000, .per 'capita  load 92c. ' . :   . '  Manitoba, population 325,000,  2nd year $1,000,000, per'capita  load $1.90. ..   ''  Saskatchewan, population 600,-  000, per capita lofld $1,00.  Alberta, population,:500,000, 2nd  year $100,000, per capita load $2.00.  British Columbia,' '��� ��� population  475,000, 2nd, year $650,000, per  capka'load $1.37y  Head office relief and expenses  2nd year- $50,000: ;-.Total requirements, for -2nd year $7,500,000.'  Say $1.00 per head.  Adam Bloonifield, Noble Grand.  Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy.  Silver Plate  PRINTING  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you   want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  girds,; Dodgers---iii fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  s%o w -y 9 u  samples.: : :  S���-in race, anyumig m rj\.un i i^vj, pa^uc ��-r  THE PIONEER  Pftoemx Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  Read, in every home. Ifyot'have a house or furnifire to sell, its disposal is certain after an ad'..i i the Pi neer. Give the experiment a trial  in the cheapest and most sat .--factor} advertising mart  in the Boundary.  .Miscellaneous Items \  Quesnelmow .has- a government  library. ��� ,   .  Chinese are being fined in'Kel-'  owna for gambling.  Keremos residents enjoyed skating  on the river-November 1S.  , Cbilliwack sent SS boxes of apples  to the boys in the trenches.  The Kaiser pays his soldiers a  cent a day, even this'may be taken  for war purposes.  Last year 80,000 died in the U. S.  of cancer, an increase of 16. per cent,  over last year.'.  . An evaporating plant, .will commence operations in Grand Forks  about1 December 3.  Italians employed at Trail.smclter  contributed $170 of their ' Octhber  pay to the Italian Red Cross.  ��� Western Canadian penitentiaries  show a better record for education  than that of eastern institutions.  An Indian who, broke into a ��� Njw  Hazelton miner's cabin was this  week sent up for two years ii "he  penitentiary.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows'Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Chri.stinoT!*lrn{rrei], Noble Grand.  Sirs. Amy A. Gook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, 0. C.  C.-H. Knight, K. ofR. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Mculs in  Pythian Hall.  Lower Town  Socoml and Fourth Thursday*.  Mrs. .Win. Wills.  AI.K.C.  Mrs. H.Tilton,  M.K.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets .in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  * livonhigs, at. 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  .KlCHAKI) Blundei.l, W. P.  V '     ���    T. K. Clarke, AV. Secy.  New shipment just to hand,  including Tea Sets, Baker's  Caseroles, etc.  Also nice line of Tableware  in Standard and Community  Plate���Attractive Patterns.  Silver Plate you Will be Proud  to own.  See our window.   These goods  bear our Personal Guarantee.  CALL AND CONVINCE YOURSELF  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Kxpress and Has;-  gaye Transfer. Careful ; tten-  tion to all orders.     Plions A56.  James G. McKeown  A. Black, Jeweler  tHmmurt  9  _S_S_BSJ  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation for Miner*;  FiiMEST OF WINES, U.5UORS AND CJttAf'S IN STOCK.  'PHJNTK 72. YOCK   PATROX.V -K  SOLICITED.  ���*���>���<��  �����y  0 ��r  r  K  "V  **  ?r  {THE   PIONEER,    PHOBHO;,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  A.  The  Queen's Hotel  n  Local and General  The Queen's Hotel Dining-room is now  under the managfement of Mrs. Sarah  Spencer and company, who will cater to  the Public, and will endeavor to give  satisfaction.    Your Patronage Solicited.  FIRST CLASS MIGHT AND DAY SERVICE.  Holiday Goods  Stationery,   Confectionery and  Fancy  Goods,   Toys,  Dolls,  Sewing  Sets,   Leather  Goods,  Work' Boxes,  Toilet Sets', Shaving Sets and  Mirrors.  'Xmas Tree  Decorations, Doll Cabs, 'Books for Boys  and Girls, Picture Books for Children, Cigars and  Smokers'  Sundries.       Fancy  Chinaware,   Children's  Tea Sets (unbreakable).     Character Dolls and Teddy  Bears,   Mechanical Toys, Music Rolls.     Games and  'Musical Instruments.  All Goods are New and at Seasonable Prices  At  AL   ALMSTRO Mv8  The L^  OF GRAND FORKS--PHCENIX BRANCH  LAST TRIP BEFORE   XMAS  Saturday, December^ 11th.....Only  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY* NOV. 27,  *l 5  'The Hand of iron"���one reel  "Aint It The Truth���-one reel  "Man From the Sea">  ���TWO   REELS  Adults  15c.  Children 5c.  Royal 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.  English Billiards.    Pool.    Bowling Alleys  Mr. Bat Boone is with us  again.  Miss Ella Evans left for  Spokane  Tuesday.  Joe Medore left for Butte,.Mont.,-  Monday. y  Rev.   D.   Kendrick   Roberts   left  Monday for Spokane.  Miss Mary Biner paid a visit to  Grand Forks this week,     y/'  Wm. Reddy, who owns a ranch  at Sim swap, returned to town Saturday.  The W. F. of M. are giving a  benefit smoker Saturday In aid of a  brother.  Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Strutzel left for  Spokane Wednesday to consult an  eye specialist. '������   . A  Girl wants position in private  family or as chambermaid. Apply  Pioneer office.  Defective eyesight necessitated a  visit to Spokane Wednesday of A'.  G. Lachapelle.  For Sale���Nice heater in first-  class order. Apply, B. A. Johnson,  Dominion avenue.  Fire destroyed the sample bunkers  of the B. C. Copper Co., Greenwood, Thursday.  and 1st and 6th prizes for pullets at  the Panama National Exposition,  San Francisco. He entered six  birds. ;  Furnished house for rent. Apply  Geo. Evans.  ' Lady wants position as chambermaid, dish washer or kitchen work.  Alice Benoiet, Phoenix, B. C.  For Sale���$400 cash will buy the  Mint hotel, house lot and furniture.  Has 15 rooms, dry room and wood  shed. Snap if taken at once.  Ap^ly Mrs. Ellen Puddy.  For Sale���Graphophone and 18  records; only been used two months,  good as new; only $20. Also good  Singer sewing machine. Apply  Pioneer office.  Twenty years' experience in Eng-  lish, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  'Phoenix'stage.' Carl Adeneur, Green-  Wood.  News has just been received here  of the death of "Scqtty" Lackie,  formerly of Phoenix. He went out  with the first contingent from Australia, and was killed in the Galli-  poli peninsula some months ago.  His wife now resides at Nanaimo  with her parents.  *'* I   have  received  a   fine  line    of  Sixfy Years the Standard  NO ALUM  Made in Canada  _���  John   Evans,    secretary    of. the  Western Federatiou^of Miners,'left '|**?����d*y goods and  suitable  Christ-  Wednesday for Spokane.  . O. D. Bush, proprietor ,pf the  Brooklyn hotel, festooned his hotel  this week with electric lights.  Mrs. A. Lawtoo. Grand Forks,  who has been the guest of Mrs. C.  Clark, returned home Tuesday.       '  J. A. Morrin left this week for  Vancouver, be having received the  sad intelligence that' his uncle was'  dead.  Mr. and Mrs. M. Cameron arrived  in town Wednesday from Vancouver   and   are   guests   of    Mrs.     PL'  Christie. . "'1  * *r  We regVet the inadvertanf omission of Miss Nellie Ingram's name  in the list of workers   in ' the' recent*  V   ��� ���     ���  I patriotic bazaar.  I  Two houses on New York Town  site for rent or sale; one six-roome4  house on.Brooklyn avenue for,;sale��i;  Apply, G. W. McAuliffe.       '    ::'1:e  A.Snap; Fruit Ranch For Sale-  Consisting of 16 acres at Creston,'  B. C.     Trees all in bearing.     Apply  '���-'���T1: Crisis goods, all of which I am offer  trig at reasonable prices. Please  call and inspect before placing your  order elsewhere.. . A share of your  patronage solicited. See ad in this  issue on page 4.���Al. Almstrom'.  | Mr. and Mrs. J. J.Stutzel-were in  'rjeceipt of a letter a few days' ago  from Jack Carman, who is now with  the' troops at Shomcliffe. The  writer" reports an uneventful trip  across the briny, and was just in  time to see the' second bunch of  Phoenix boys'before their departure  fof the front.'  y The Phoenix Junior Hockey club  'are organtzing. : These manly little  [follows;Eventually aspirants for  I profeskionkl hockey, stand for all  \\ \ \ that'is elevating in Canada's most  -r    :_-   gxcting winter sport"     --*-----��� ������-������'  rii-r-  -.���.,.��� With a view  Vb" defraying preliminary expenses  lhe-fe'oys,'are raffling* a phonograph.  'Webespeak' for them a share of  your'generous bounty;  -  E.   E.   Barnes,   principal   of  the  Phoenix" public  school, states   that  box 66, Phoenix, B. C. ' , I the'patriotic concert to be staged in  St. Andrew's Church (Presbyte'rij the miners' union hall, Friday, December 17, by tbe school children is  giving' Him every satisfaction. They  are devoting an hou"-* every- evening  to perfecting their respective parts.  From -present indications it is  anticipated the event will eclipse  that of four years ago.  as free men, and liberty will not pass  from the land," said Father Burke.  "Far better that the institutions of  learning be razed to the ground,  that Canadian homes revert to the  primitive when wild beasts roamed  the land and the Red Indian reigned,  than that the Prussian hosts should  secuer possession ot our land. I  have to'oi mnch faith in; my fellow  man and too much faith in God to  believe that Germany could ever  win in this war. ^  "Why accept the pessimists?  Believe rather in the optimists.  The deeds of our heroes should develop a mutual trust within us.  One year ago the Canadian soldier  was a raw recruit; tonight he.is the  flower of Europe's soldiery.  ."The stars in heaven, the brooks  on the hillside, the grass in the  fields, the laughter of the children  will shriek out damnation of the  shirker's perfidity."'  Granby Shipments  ian)-���Service,   Sunday,  Nov.   28tbr,  at  11.00 a.m.  All welcome.  ;  Sunday school at 2.  Rev. J. R. Munro.s|,  '.'"'' '���''' i '  Dressmaking Establishment���For-  coats ..and  costumes, and  all varieties of dresses; very moderate prices  Mrs. R. S.*.Humphfeys. j  John Collins enlisted at Nelson*  and is now en route for England'.'  He served in wars in India and the  Transvaal for which he has medalk'  For Sale���The well-known Colri  tage rooming house; the building is  well furnished, and will be sold very  cheap.   See me as to terms.���M". H.  Kane, city. ?.-  Charley Wootten and Harry Els-  more, of Phoenix, left Winnipeg for  England middle of last week withr  the B. C. Pioneers. Salvos . 'of  applause were accorded the boys.  John McGillivray, the sprinter;  well known in Phoe'nix, is now the  only one left of the Princess' Pars?  He is at present "somewhere in  France" in hospital, suffering fro'm  wounds. '     -'  Mike Madore, Who belongs to the  Forty-sixth Infantry battalion, join.  ing at Sydney N. S., and trained'at  Sussex, N. B.. left for the front iast  month. He has two brothers here,  Tom.and Joe. *-'  Fred Fredericks has received  notification that he has been awarded 1st and 2nd prizes  for  cockerels  A Miserable Reprisal  Among the thousand or so Germans who 'were arrested 'in London  several week's ago, was one, Von  Binning; brother of the German  governor of Belgium. In the light  of the incident, is it stretching a  point too far to assume that the  hurried execution of Miss Cavell  was a miserable reprisal on the part  of the German satrap for the arrest  and detention of his brother by the  British authorities.  The   following, are   the   monthly!  shipping    figures    from, the   ,local  Granby   mine  to   the Grand Fork*  smelter: TONi  January....,....;...... .'42,111    ,,  February , . 63,091   y;  March     ............. 69,941. ���  'Xpril;.':...'.. .'.....-.: 85,��B2    ���  May'  100,693   \  June........ .... ...  i03,b04  July.. ..... 101,058  August......... ..... 103,062  September ....    .93,245  October  .-96,430  %  Total  .858,124  - i  John Williams left for Spokane  Tuesday. Dame Rumor hath if  that John will be paying for. excess  baggage on his return.   ; , y  "I  Rouffh on Rat*" cl#_r4 ��ut  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die iii tie  House! ul5c. and 25c:'at Drug em���  Country Stores. .;'^ y" ���  ;'*     .     y'^  Re SOUTH YALE COPPER' OOMF-  ANY. LIMITED- (non. per����wil  liability), in Liquidation. ?  A WORD FOR MOTHERS  It is a. grave mistake for mothers to negr  lect their aches and pains and suffer Iii  silence���this only leads to chronic sickness and often shortens life.  If your work is tiring; if your nerves are  excitable: if you feel languid, weary or  deprMsed, you should know that Scott's  Smuloion overcomes just such conditions.  It po��s��sses in concentrated form the  v<*ry elements to invigorate the blooey  strengthen the tissues, nourish^he nefvn  and build strength.   ���  Scotc's is strengthening "thburarfda'T-"!-  mother*���andiwill helpiyoui ��Cry it.  Scott St Bowne, Toronto, Ont '-r-  A Memory  ���'Winter is here without a doubt,"  '.wa's .ou.r mental reflection as we  stopped to gaze on a group of boys  snowballing. The small boy' has  hung up his crab apple pole abd tied  .the bait can to the tail of a passing  cur, and is just having heaps of fun  sleighing and building snow  forts.  Oh ruddy-faced days of youth, all  too quickly do you pass away. The  youtlr grows to manhood, old age  creeps on apace, and- soon he is  tottering on the brink of the grave.  But man never grows so old but  that he will not'stop and watch with  childish interest the sport of days  long past..  Birds of the Air  The heathen Chinese don't appear  to have anything on Spokane turkey  vendors. A protesting citizen yesterday drew the health officer of  that city's attention to the fact that  birds were pumped up with a bike  pump to make them appear plump.  We presume the merits of the  method from an advertising standpoint will be debated in "kuvl"  language at the next convention of  advertising men.  ":Pioheer " Enlists  Fred C. Graham, formerly of the  Phoenix Pioneer staff, was at the  Forks Monday being medically examined preparatory to enlisting for  active service.  He purposes going to Victoriaand  will connect with the Western Scots  battalion, failing to make connection  with an artillery battery.  Notice of Meeting  The annual meeting of the shareholders of the Phoenix Skating Rink  will be held at curling rink on Tuesday, November 30, at 8 p. m., for  the purpose of electing directors for  the coming year and transaction of  other, important business.  Geo. W. Rogers, Sec'y.  PHOENIX BAKERY  W. WILLIAMS, PROP.  Doughnuts, Madeira Cake,  Lunch Cake for Sunday use  delivered on order every Saturday.   Give us a trial order.  CAKE8 MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST REASONABLE RATES  TELEPHONE 53  Notice of Sale by Public Auction,"pup.  rsuant'to an Order of the Supreme  Court'of British 'do'lufinbl*;-,' --** f  MR. CHARLES DAWSON, the pW>  son  appoihtedby an-Order !��f   fc_��  Supreme  Court .of .Brltf^.-jQolu^J*  dat<*d the 28th day  of October,  I9t6,  will, upon the instructions of the Liqnl-  I dator of the ; above named Company,  | offer for sale by public auction &i tikt'  Seymour street in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday, the  6th day of December, 1915, at 12 o'cloek  noon,   the   Crown    Granted   Mineral'  Claim situate at Copper Mountain,  B.  C, and comprising an area of 62 acres  or thereabouts, known as the "Sunset  Mineral Claim" and described as ADL  AND SINGULAR that certain pare*!  or tract of land and premieres,  situate,  lying and being in  th* Similk��me��h,  formerly in  the Osoyoos   Division of  Yale    District    in    tho    Provinee   of  British Columbia, and numbered 1077-,  Group 1, and known as  the' "Sunset  Mineral Claim" on the Official Plan er  Survey of the said  Similkamecn  Division of Yak* District, together with  all minerals, precious  and  base (save  coal), might be found.therein.in veins,  lodes or rock   in place,  and  whether  such minerals are found separately ot  in combination with **>ach Mother.  Particulars aud conditions of  sal*  may be obtained from ^  Walter Ernest Hodoes, Esquires  Liquidator, Bank of Ottawa Building, 602 Hastings street west, Van*-  couver, B. C, ,' ���  Messrs. Davis, Maksham., McNeill  & PtJori; Barristers and Solicitors'*  02*3 Pender street west, Vancouver,  B. C, or,.       ��� | _  I. H. Hallett, Esquire, Barrister and  Solicitor, P. O. Drawer 10;  Gretn-  wood, B. C., or,  The Auctioneer, Chas. Dawson, Esq., .  660 Seymour street,.Vancouver, B.  and the property may  be  viewed by  orders to be obtained ot the Liquidator.  Wordsmith Scores Shirker  Rev. Father Burke, head of the  Catholic Truth society, at a recruiting meeting in Toronto, referred to  the British Empire as the great  world cathedral which God had dedicated to the righfs of man,  v '���'As. a free nation we should  fight  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel,.Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected In yo��r seotion  SHIP TOTlfl FUHS DtRKriT tn "SHUBnBT"fBe lartesl  house in Uic World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN BAW FUBS  a reliable���responsible���sale I-'ur House with an unblemished rep-  titni ion existing for "more than n third of a cent try," a lonirsue-  censftilrc-cnrf1 of sending I'urSliipners i>ro.Enr>'.SATISFACTORY  AND CROI-'ITABLH returns. Write for"~(rt 'Jjbulttrt ��ififpt��r."  the only reliable, accurnte market report anil pri;-elist published  V/nWo f��r it-TSOVr-it'm FRFE  A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. E^c^'i^TO^.  %'  I  i  MB  1  'ir-��?rm^��t^wntt*attM    &���&&���

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