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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 9, 1915

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The city  has a population of' 1,500, ,  and    possesses    first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  seventeenth' YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, OCT. 9, 1915  ALIEN ENEMIES  CANNOT CLAIM  Mr. Justice McDonald Dismisses Case Against The  Granby Company.  War Prisoner's Letter  That a mere  stay  of proceeding's  during hostilities   in  cases  in which  alien enemies, were plaintiffs did not  satisfy the law. was  the  decision of  Mr. Justice McDonald   on Monday,  and his   lordship  dismissed   entirety  lhe suit  in which   the administrator  of a man named ' Pankovitch sought  damages    under    the   Workmen's  Compensation Act against the Granby Consolidated.   The administrator  sued   in    behalf   of  the   father and  mother of the' deceased who are residents   of  Ausria-Hiingary   at   the  present lime.' '7      ;       "7  Counsel for1 the company cited an  English ca^e,* in "which   it. was held  that  unless . an   alien   enemy    was  within the   realm   by   license, .qf,the  king* He-co-jfid not "-sue, blithe could  be sued and could -defend and Had a  right of ap^peai.   Tn rOhtario,   too, j  Mr. Justice^Sutherlana^haddecide^  that although^ he would   liiive 'preferred to grant autay he^vas bound  to   dismiss; -even   though   hostilities  might last  until   the   plaintiff might  be barred.   .  J. F. MpDougall,. who appeared  for the plaintiff, argued that only a  stay should be granted, and said  that Mr. Justice McDonald was not  bound by the Ontario judge, who sat  atone, and did not appear to have  good grounds for his decision. -- -  His lordship, liowever, dismissed  the action, saying that while he was  not*'bound by Mr."Justice 'Sutherland's decision, he w_8> pleased to  follow it. He also referred to similar decisions by other judges sup.  porting his view.  The following letter was'recently  received by Wm. Delahay; local  customs collector, from Edward  Hurrell, who was among the Canadian prisoners captured by the-Ger-  mans at Langemarck. The letter  was written on August 25th, from-  the  "Kiiegsgefangenen Lager,  Damon And Pythias  The photo play of Damon and  Pythias will be shown at the opera  house on Friday next. An immense  amount of money has been spent on  the., reproduction of this ancient,  soulful and absorbing drama, which  for ages before the Christian era  told the story of man's humanity to  man. The staging of the scenes is  first   to  last the  B. C. Mining    |  Number 13  Summoned As Witness  Senne III:  "I   am writing to thank you   and , superb,   and   from  Mrs.   Delahay. for   the   cake, and 1 (closest attention 1:b even the minut-  also   received- a   parcel   from    the  est detail is especiallymarked.  "I have no words in which to tell  you of the deep impression made up.  Patriotic Society and., cigars and  tobacco -from Paddy Chine. Will  you thank them for me as our writing is restricted to two letters arid  four postcards  a month.    I can'tell  on me, wrote the Supreme Chancellor ofthe Knights of Pythias, "as  1 witnessed the story of Damon and  you the things were very acceptable, Pythias, as it is told on your splen  but I would like another suit of un- did film. . ... , Every man who  derclothes. I was very glad to hear believes in maintaining the purity of  that the other two who enlisted i our homes. Every man who believes  with me were all ritrht.    This is the  in the uplift of his fellow men should  24th, and I have been out of hospital a month.   It was a narrow shave  for   me,   as I   was   unconscious for  two days.   I am nowgetting stronger  but my: leg isstill weak.     ., ���;������...   .   V  When you hear of anyone writing to  Jas. Porter   and   Dan  Paterson. tell  them   to   remember   me, and   if the  society sends any  more  to me, any  canned; stuff wpuld be very welcome.  There   are   twenty   of   my regiment  herej and I think they  are all out of  hospital.      I    will   write  one   letter a  month to you.      Give my regard**, to  all enquiring friends."  witness this wonderful production.'  Just.Marking Time  Interviewed  men,  Van-I.C  i Significant Visits  Chesaw, Wash.; ismuch .concerned over the recent visit of F. J.  Long worth, smelter manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., and  H. D. Quimby, one of the company's  mining engineers, both of whom  made an inspection of claims situate  near that city. '<It is needless to  suggest," says the Chesaw News,  "that the B.C. Copper -company is  deeply interested in the ore on our  big mountain, or such frequent trips  would not be made here,  however,-  judiciously  The Bertha mine at Bannock City,  \-vhich is being worked under lease  by Republic parties, on Wednesday  made a trial shipment of a carload  of ore to the Granby smelfer. Those  who have seen the ore say that it is  high grade. The Bertha has splendid shipping facilities, being located  within a short distance ofthe North  branch of the Kettle Valley line.���  Grand Forks Sun.  E. C. Rice, has been   working on  the   Spokane   group   on   the   headwaters of the east fork of  Dewdney  creek, Ranger basin, four miles north  of Summit  camp,  near   Coquihalla  pass.     He   has   showings   on  three  claims, and assays  run   $140  gold,  zinc 34 per cent., silver 20 per cent.  He intends rawhiding ore this winter  to tne railroad eight miles distant.���  ^Similkameen Star.  y It is understood that arrangements  have been made by the Florence Silver-Lead Mining company to secure  four motor trucks to be used in  hauling ore from the Florence mine  on Princess creek, to the Highland  concentrator, at the Cedar creek  landing. The fjrst of the trucks was  expected to arrive this week, and  was to be set to work hauling gravel  for road ballast. This is the first  occasion    that    motor .trucks   have  be j  Provincial   Constable G.   Howie-  son, returned   to  town   on Tuesday  from a  trip   to  Comaplix, to which  place he was  summoned   as   a witness for the government enquiry into    the   circumstances  surrounding  the destruction   by   fire   of the sawmill at that place.    It seems that the  various   insurance companies  were  reluctant  to   meet the claims until  the   matter had   been   satisfactorily  cleared   up   by   the   examination  of  witnesses under oath.     Before coming to  Phoenix,   Mr. Howieson was  stationed  at Golden, and Comaplix  was  included  in his   police  district.  A representative ofthe Burns Detective    agency,    who   gave   evidence  stated that   he  had  been   unable to  form a conclusion as to the origin of  the   fires,   although   four  detectives  had been   employed  on  the case for  three months.  MADAM BISHOP'S  ENTERTAINMENT  Noted Singer Arrived Unannounced���Concert In  Aid of Our Wounded  Military Items  Captain Williams, adjutant of the  new battalion of pioneers, now being recruited, is experiencing little  or no "difficulty in enrolling men.  The impression seems to prevail  among the men of other regiments  that the new .unit will leave for the  front long before any of the others.  In consequence of this belief large  numbers of   the   men   of other regi-  Owing to  an error  in   the date of  the concert  to   be  given by Madam  Bishop,   whose   tour   is   under   the  auspices of the   Calgary News-Telegram Wounded   Soldiers' Fund, the  noted singer  arrived   in   the city on  Thursday   only   to   find   that no arrangements had   been   made for her  visit.    The difficulty,   however, was  partially surmounted by her appearance at the usual motion picture entertainment,   the   program  of which  was   curtailed   to   allow   the  singer  sufficient time to render a few of her  songs.     The ordinary admission fee  was unchanged, but a collection was  taken up.  Previous to her entertainment,  Madam Bishop told her audience  that the receipts from the first sixteen of her concerts had netted surfi-  cent to purchase thirty machine -  guns, but that further receipts at  the advice of the militia department  would be donated to tbe newly-  formed Wounded Soldiers* Fund.  She paid a tribute,to   the generosity  been brought into the  district to  uc ������,������, ,  ��� c -i -     -���.*.---,-,. .-  used for ore   hauling; and   the   out-  ��� ^   *^���*  5��r   transfer to   of the   American tourists,   t%&his     -  1 '      -        experiment, wiU    be  th"P,0"eerS-V-     *'.      " W-r *he had   mBt i��� g^.nur^ers \  I,     Nothing of.an.official -nature con-\ at ^the   beautiEul-.resorts^aS<(f��!^%^tt��"e''%,  * r<-. ...-** ;��-.����� f-v..ks   ^Qil. ^lr ~��wA _A_��~..*��i  nr\-��..'n.^'__  ~r .w~ r^^.'JJ'^^it.^^xy^J^^Ssn^.x- -7  -r^u        I come  These I .  of    the  watched " with "^interest  recently   by   a   Va n   |j ^ &. vcrsaV,on' '^'^uM^'ao^^^r^'    ' t ��� ��� ��   ��� ����--�����-    ���.--��,-~~^��,*��-���.  couver World   reporter   S.r R.chard^    not   to  dlvu,^ loo    freely    the;   A   four   feet   lead,-carry-ng   Bold\    Wen oUt, buV lhe* extracts for .the\ Canada's troops  bad:" dol&^r&to  McBr.de stated that he had not &.v- . abject of   their  mission, 0r- themo-   ?��"er and lead has been -staked  out\ sudd1v   of   &oA   wi��   eir>-rp   on thp\ advettize th-s cpantry tha^anVlttng  else she could think of.      Her songs  m,-,.->��� 1 watched    with ".interest 'by   mining1-.        . ,~ ���    .     "*���","���--���. .     A-    ��� ' 7     y  .""'r-, -r-7VZ~i^y<��i&&%Z��&zr  guard l^j_K-        -. " J -       -���>    ���� I cermng the  .date* jo��   the removal of\ system o��� tbe Canadtan7*1?a:c\RcfB.aiV-  , their conversation   and   enquiries so \^   ^ * g      -. ^L^l- Z      ' ZZ   _        , ,\ the trbops ;frpmTV4r.non,   has   lieenVway.V  The'.-war, ''aidv"W^f^  *���*-- - '>: yy?��3  l"  i A. y.C&ih  :-'yyJ'^M  - - .-'i-n-x  en .the^matter of the  provincial- elec  tion   a  thought.     Affairs were   very  quiet and they were simply marking  time.  So far as prohibition was concerned, he said that although the  government recognized   the earnest  ��� objec  tive which   prompts  the   big copper  producing corporation to send them  here."  Soldiers' Tobacco  The   name   and   address  of each  The Nottingham-lacemakers. were  saved from closing, their factories  by a timely order from the government for immense quantities ofmos-  qui to netting.  ness ofthe advocacy of theseprinci- (subscriber accompanies   every pack:  by a couple of prospectors, on'Har.  rison lake. The lead occurs between  diabase on the hanging wall and an  altered lime on the foot wall. These  two formations are in the form of a  dyke which forms a contact between  granite on the west and slate on the  supply of food ' will, expire on the  15th inst. Drafts consisting of 250  men each from tbe 62nd and 47th  Battalions left recently for tbe east.  Wrecking Machines  Ba rs    of   iron    placed    in     gram i  sheaves   has    been   -the    means    ofj  were necessarily  few, but   her wonderful   voice,    recitative  ability,   together   with   her   "sallies   of   native  American    wit,    both   pleased    and  charmed  her bearers.  -,*  east.     Tbe new  discovery is   about  pies by   the World, he   had   nothing i",K��s"JI   Hffarewes   ana    ���OMCCO senr/one mile from the   lake.      From   the/ "recking-   threshing    machines   and  to add   to what  he   had   stated pub- !*>/ the   Overseas   Club  to^ the front. /appearance   of   the   ore   there  is no / tying   up   harvesting   operations   in  ige-of cigarettes   and   tobacco sent]  licly.     The people were more or less ���  excited    and    imagined    that    such  N.   J.    Ogilvie   of   the   Dominion  harvesting   operations   in Igeodetic branch,   who   has   been out  postcard   from   a   soldier   at   'he / ."Jrt"~~",~ ."     carrv,-nn. vajues    .t I parts of the Macrorie district, south-   with a   field   party on    the   northern  front   sent   red. hot  from   the firing/ ���*        ,      ������ ������ .,   .-��� ,f,_   ���.,   least of Saskatoon, Sask.     Mystery! coast  for   the   greater   part   of   the  'average samples are now   in tne  as-' J        J ' " r  !'A  things could   be done with  a s  qf the pen, but they took time.  troke I ''*,e���bearmg the censor s mark and/sayer;> handS( and upon the   resuJts/surrounds   the   atttempts, and   alien   summer,  has   returned    to   Ottawa  Big- Store  Last week we announced the Reduction in  Price of Flour, Two Dollars fop FortyNine  Pound Sacks.  This week we are pleased to make the  following reductions:  Canned Tomatoes, 15c; Seven Tins for $1  Corn Flakes, 15c. a package.  Fruits and Vegetables here in abundance  Tokay Grapes, Pears, Bananas, Prunes,  Apples, Oranges, Lemons %��Lc5oenful  We pride ourselves on the Finest Celery that has  ever been brought into Phoenix. Come to the Store, or  call us by Phone. You will be sure of the same careful  attention.    Our aim is your satisfaction.  Phone  9 and 5  v^w^pson  Phone 9 and 5  i the army stamp  I people would like to have.   It shows  f that you   have   done   some little   in  making  at least   one  soldier  a wee  bit   happier   in   his    miserable   sur-  ��� roundings.   You can do this by hand-  , ing in 25c  at   the   local   bank, or at  [ the office  of the  Pioneer.     We ac-  : knowledge   with thanks  the following   sums:   Geo.   Mattocks   25c,   a  friend 25c, W. S. Cook 50c.       ���   Copper  Copper is very much stronger  and'the volume of sales has largely  increased this week. Lake is 18^  to 18)4 cents and electrolytic is 18  to 18i/�� cents a pound. Domestic  consumers are again in the market  and foreign buyers have taken very  large amounts of copper. There is  a disposition on the part of some of  the producing interests to raise  their prices and it seems not improbable that the market may advance  soon to 19 to 20 cents.  is a memento most/obta.nedvviJ, depend co   a   ,arg-e ex.  tent the amount of work which the  discoverers will do next winter on  the property. They have., already  done considerable surface work,  built a blacksmith shop and cabin,  and are prepared to develop this into  a shipping proposition if the appearance of the ore is borne out by the  assay values.  enemies are suspected.  to make his report.  3C  HE  3C  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  Death of R. Milkie  The friends of Richard Milkie,  formerly of Phoenix will regret to  learn of his death which occurred at  the Mamie mine, Hadley, Alaska,  on September 15th, the result of  an accident. The body was conveyed on the steamer Humboldt to  Seattle, where the funeral took place  under the auspices of the Masonic  fraternity and the Knights of  Pythias  on September 28th.  The amount of prize money for  the officers and men of the British  navy that has accummulated since  the outbreak of war, has now reached the enormous total of over twenty million dollars.       Up to the rres-  The Everlasting Topic  Foster's weather forecast for last  week has proved remarkably accurate, and the warning of storms on  the coast and cold weather was  fulfilled to the letter. Further cold  spells are predicted up, to Sunday  next, October 10th, when a few  days of warm weather is promised  us, to be broken on the 13th and  14th by a series of violent storms  accompanied by cold and rain. The  heaviest storms may be expected  on October 19th, 23rd and 27th.  Granby Shipments  The following, are the monthly  shipping figures from the local  Granby mine to the Grand Forks  smelter: tons  January    42,211  February         63,091  March      69,948  April   S5.3S2  May   100,693  June 103,004  July 101,OSS  August 103,062  September     93,245  Total    761,694  The Prussian casualty list for the i  fighting on the western front for the,  period between September 17th and]  28th, includes  the   names  of" 63 468 I  killed, wounded and missing.    This,  ent not a single   cent   of  the mc-noy j however, does not include the 1c *ses:  has been distributed, but it is pro xv>* , among the   Bavarians,   Saxons   and  ed to share it out lo the entire n.tvy.   Wurlcmburgers. !  The  Store of Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  We have just received an imported order of "Peek  Frean" Biscuits from London, England, consisting  of the following:  Pat-a-Cake, Russett Sandwich, Shortcake,  Old England, Digestive, Billiken, Petit  Beurre, Golden Puff, Connaught,  Coronation Bourbon, Ginger  Nut, Cream Sandwich.  All at 25c. per package.  For Thanksgiving Day  For Thanksgiving Day we can supply you with the best  variety and quality you want. We will greatly appreciate  your orders, which will have our personal attention.  Sweet Potatoes, 41 bs. for 25c; Celery, 2 lbs.  for 25c; Hot House Lettuce, 30c per lb.;  Local Cabbage; Parsley, 5c Bunch; Tomatoes, 3 lbs. for 25c; Pepper, Peaches,  Plums, Prunes, Cranberries.  I  I  *���* rnes  C-U  3C  2\  nlln''��lt��illft7rilll*OT��-1lfTrWllr'^"r^">''v-'''--t:-  &ilfc&itfigElSIi r  S.-I  <  " -3-.  _fe:  IS-  /THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WHENBUYINGYEASTl  INSIST ON HAVING  THIS PACKAGE  LM WHITESLUG  I��  fi_aaS^!__l5l2sSS_^  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  army must have given him an uncomfortable time on the subject of  war time strikes.  ���   "It was  no   use   meaelling them  how  much   the  employers   were to  blame   for  the  strikes,"  he writes.  ' "Their   very   firm   conviction   was  that  no   personal  gain   or   loss on  either side justified the slightest delay in the  production  of munitions,  and  the workman   or employer responsible for  such delay  should be  shot as   a   traitor  to   his comrades  and brothers io the trenches."  HAD ECZEMA 20 TEARS  Cured By Zam-Buk  Mr. Joseph Johnson, 681 Broome St.,  New York, writes: Over twenty years  ago eczema appeared on my face and  hands. I went to- the doctor, but his  treatment afforded only temporary relief. Finding medical attention and  treatment of little avail I commenced  to try first one and then another of  the so-called remedies which were re-  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of tho 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 years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre.  Not  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON. B. C.  Steam Heated Throughout  commended, but for over twenty years   more than 2,660 acres will bo leased to  The increasing figures in the price  of metals ought to do something  towards bringing into actuul productive being  many mineral proper-  I suffered from this painful, humilia*  ting disease. During this time I .spent  hundreds of dollars and all I got was  temporary relief. At last Zam-Buk  was suggested to me; I decided to give  it a trial, but did not expect a cure. -  "The first few applications proved  this remedy entirely different to the  scores  of preparations  I had used in  ISSUED   WEEKLV  at Phos.vix, British"Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G.  Kay, Publisher.  ties now  lying idle in B.C.    There  can be   no   denying   the   fact that if j vain. Perseverance with Zam-Buk and  many of the prospectors of this province had their opportunity it is now  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (SOdnj-8) ..$5.00  Application for Transfer of Licence  $7.50  Certificate of Improvement (QOdaya)        $10.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)   $10.00  Delinquent Co-Ownership notices 90 days $25.00  Duplicate Certificate of Title notices $8.00  Cards of Thanks, 50 cents.  All other legal advertising-, IS cents a line,  ���ingle column, for the first insertion; and 8  cents a lino for each subsequent insertion, non  (uurei* measurement.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  50c. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  or in the   course of next year, but  unfortunately, as has been the case  in   past  years, many  a, highly pro-  I mising deal is  being held.up by the  pig-headed   obstinacy  of   one  solitary   pipe-dreaming*  ''millionaire."'  The time has gone by for ever when  exorbitant   figures will   be  paid for  prospect pot  hales,   and   the sooner  the owners   realize  it,   the  better it  will be for themselves and the industry in general.  Zam-Buk Soap, I am  more than glad  to say, has effected a complete cure.  "Zam-Buk is beyond all question a  marvellous preparation and I most  heartily recommend it to all sufferers  from eczema."  Think of it, suffering day in and day  out for twenty years! Think of the  grip this disease must have had on the  entire system 1 Think of the healing  power of Zam-Buk which, despite the  long-standing nature of the disease,  effected a curel   How much more easi  one applicant  Application for a lease must be made  by the - applicant in person to tbe  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections,' and in nnsur-  veyed territory the' tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each applie&tios must bo accompanied by a fee of $8 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 j  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the   full   quantity  of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  Nine WeU-L-lKhted  Sampleraoms.  Phone 12  JAS.  MARSHALL, PROP.  iy and  more  quickly the cure could |��>y��lty thereon.   If the ceal mining  have been effected had Zam-Buk been  applied at the outset!  If you suffer from any skin disease  or injury, piles, ulcer, abscess, rheumatism or sciatica, take this lesson to  heart. Try Zam Buk first and give it  a fair trial.  At all druggists and stores, or porft-  Our fashionable physicians are  said to be feeling the war very badly indeed.      The maladie imaginaire  is disappearing. People are eating j p.^'^n7z7m-B^k Co-.Toronto. !��L  less and,more sensibly, going to box;3for $1.25. Zam-Buk Soap, 25c.  bed earlier, and thinking less of J tablet, Send lc. stamp, this ad and  themselves and more of others. Con- nwne of paper, and we will mail you  sequently they are in  better health.   free 8amPle <>'Z-wn-Buk.  Saturday, Oct. 9, 1915.  The Buffalo Courier" recently informed its readers of the - date set  apart in Canada for Thansgiving  Day. To which the London Advertiser comments as foilows:  "Strange as it may seem to our  Buffalo contemporary, there will be  reason for thanksgiving in Canada  on October 11th.  Canadians will be thankful for the  part they have taken in the struggle  to unchain the slaves of the kaiser.  Canadians will be thankful that  they will receive the gratitude of  the Belgian people when those sufferers are restored to their homes,  and their rightful position.  Canadians will be thankful that it  was the Canadian first contingent  that held the road to Calais���-a'gateway to the possible destruction of  more innocent lives and neutral  nations.  Canadians would -have a sorry  Thanksgiving Day on October If th,  if they had declared against entering:  the present war. They did eater  the war, they are tbankfb! to say,  in a humble spirit, for Belgium, for  Britain, for themselves assd jforfets-j  manity, including the Hailed Statss  of America/"  And as these virtues are likely to  become still more widely practiced  during the next few years, the prospect for the type of physician which  Mr. Shaw so mercilessly satirized in  his B. B. may yet share the fate of  the dodo-��� Pall Mall Gazette.  When parliament' meets there is  likely to be" some trouble for the  cabinet. Ministers are to be asked  why it is that, extra-special privileges are allowed Norvyegian shipping trading between Canadian  ports. Time was when ships hailing from -Canada were to be seen  quite frequently in all the important  ports of the   world, but   what with  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  Arrive from Nelson and the'east  at 2.45 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Depart  for  Nelson   and  east  at  2.15  p.m."   on  Tuesday,-   ThursdayJ'-  and Saturday.  Arrive from Penticton and west  at 4.45 on Tuesday, Thursday and  Saturday. ;  Depart for._Penticton and west at  rights are not being operated, snch returns should be furnished at least onee  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an aerc.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-A gent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the'Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this tdvertiseruent will not be paid for.  ���80690.  The Finest Accommodation for  r  the Travelling Public.  The American  Oliver Typewriter  ^.��..��.. ****** mm    ��*...-..*.._,_  turns   out   more   work���of   better  DINING ROOM    SERVICE quality and greater   varlety-tba���  UNEXCELLED. 'any other  writinjg   machine.     Sim  plicity, strength, ease of operation  and visibility are the corner-stones  of its towering supremacy in  Correspondence  Oard-lndex Work  Tabulated Reports  Follow-up Systems  Manlfoldlng-Servlce  Addressing -Envelopes  Working* on Ruled Forms  Outtln-v Mimeograph Stenolle  The Balance Shift  Tho Ruling Device  Tho Automatic Spacer  Tho Automatic Tabulator  Tho Disappearing Indicator'..  The Adjustable Paper-Fingers  Scientific Condensed 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  Q. KAY, Ag;e)nt, Phoanlx  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoea; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing bat the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  orders-in-council  aud orders out of  council, all in favor of the foreigner,! 12.15 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday  the'Canadian   mercantile   flag   has land Friday.'  well-nigh been driven from the seas  SUTTONQ  I for garden and farm one best I  for B.C��oil. See* Cote-log****- for I  solid tfueaaatee .��_ prarxbr I  and jier_Dinet.-tioii  Solid now for Co-py free  Sutton ��� Scna.The Kind's Soodmon  A.J.Wjodwtrd  Vicr��rte>     S.      Van��fjv*r  tote A-iiMTS von em-risK -couimsia  D. J. Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,   LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  Ef try Woman  l�� l-M-mil mA SmU *_���_�����     :���  -HIVE. wSStut Spray  1mm wmmI__v# mvUH   hull   _�����!���<, Jlgim-flAa-itfe.  iilwtal dmctip-i -w-JSKu *��� _  WIMDSOK STTTtT CO.,  VUitr. Oal. Ccwol AfM >r C *  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop. "���  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND OIQARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. V **">.:    -    Y.QURPATRONAGE-* SOLICITED/  According to government reports  the demand fox game hunting licenses is not nearly as ' great this  year as in former seasons. The  reason is not far to seek. Twelve  thousand of our boys have turned  their attention to shooting other  game in Flanders  and France.  Sir Thomas Skinner has resigned  from active participation in the affairs of the H nelson's Bay Co. The  honorable company of skin traders  will'no doubt regret losing the services of such a good Skinner.  A motor car containing-five tourists recently arrived in Vancouver  from Mexico. The trip was done  in 123 hours;  John Hill, a prormaeat Urattsa  labor leader, has just returned to  England from -a vi-sit to <the firiag  line- From a circular -written by  him after h�� -nelu-rxi It is very'evident that   lhe  men &i tbe  -British:  The Bmib-hi goyernmewt have giv  es perTOtsKO**-*- for  Dr,  Darrtba to  cross the Ashmiic���aod the doctor  was the tegtrese&tsxive of Germany's  3%.  - ������;*"���   '_��������   We teempm'- <sw-&$v&8> ptretzy w'efil  Left'��* tscxr- $$&&�� & Jitufe 6,4 oo*  tis&s. Ves&��fa& sorR'efesdjr' else-���pro^  fs*jSs����8 gssi&^ssres for mitertin^.  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of 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  wVA. McKay & Bono, "Props.  Otsr "Bs^sc ft&vg&y  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  aracWood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  ; ��if Tamarac, and double Cut,  per ���ordt $7.00.  Vhi&fa,  BjC,* ���k&. ssbr-sfbe wocm osuvereo on short  ���timber ��� x&uxm  is*  &&��� a-ss^   '&$\\ *^OT*0_t. "Phone B 32  August issued by  t&j. MMtf&r'M\ ���'"'������     _'  jLaods .show that ��be -ts-tsd ..�����wtj~-y*.��#:*  sawlogs for the -provlace --"Mao^-t-nt*  to ���64,-257,966 feet board -r^ea-sure,  in addition to 71,383 lineal feetoi  piles aod poles,  and 9329 cords oi  railroad  ties,    shingle bolts,  fence  posts and cordwood.     Of this total  there were exported 13,984,874 feet  of sawlogs,    of which   13,302,413  feet was from the Vancouver Island  district; also 5320 lineal feet of piles  and  poles from  the same  district.  Timber  sales   recorded  during the  month cover   an  estimated  total of  10,100,857 feet of sawlogs, 85,000  lineal feet of sawlogs, 85,000 lineal  feet  of poles   and piles,  and   1234  cords of pulpwood, cordwood, etc.,  the  estimated    revenue   from   this  source amounting to $18,160.36.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)  In the matter of an application for duplicate Certificate of Title No. 13097a  issued to Ida B. Parry, coveringNorth  West i of Section 5, and N.E.  i. 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 writing.  Datad at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., this 6th day of August, 1M15.  C. H. DUNBAR, District Registrar.  cognized 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, re-  Suits.:-,  7 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'arri'vingin town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to cbine back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for   local   business   men.  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  Published Every  Saturday Morning:  A BUSINESS MAN IS KNOWN BY THE  7   QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  ��ur Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why Net Hav�� Your Stationery  PrinfiW by Us? z --v'  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,     7  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER ,  No <Job Too Lar&e, None too Small  Ih PHOENIX PIC  $2.00 per Year in Advance. $2.50 per Year to U. S.  VISITING CARDS (a%��l%��.a) MADE $ ORDER  M   '    L  ,;!$B&8_S8*i;  i^^/^ti^V*T^- .+iwS/->*.rf-* r;*:r-^H~ ***-^ V'-.w*"--'*-''' ���������������V'-'*- 'J>V '->' i-Wf^*- rsa  .-    -V^,T'-^-'"~��|        ,.. ^ ,   .>-���.* . W.U.Ib_JJ*'^*1A!fc^&^      V  ���(THE   PIONEEB,    PHOfeKIX,   BRITISH  Hote  Cigar and Tobacco Stand in  Office. Up-to-date in every  particular. The hotel of comfort Half-a-minute from the  garage.    .*.    Sample Rooms  Concentrates  O, D. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing:  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything1 a Man  Wears"  Your Milk Supply  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.  r  Smoked Meats 1 Produce  We wish to draw the attention of tbe general  public  to the fact  that we are always in a position to supply you with a high grade of  - ,   ^ Qroam��ry Butter, Eg-g-s,, Lard,   -  Jtyt,   7.7     Hams and Bacon,  \\  and^ur^efrigerator facilities for keeping  these  goods   pure and  L' " ���*"���   * sweet, means a lot to you.  Our Smoked Meats  are produced from Government Inspected grain fed Hogs, and are  therefore CHOICE NO. 1. t    Our Prices are in line.  P.  BURNS & CO.,  LTD.  There are  ISO Chinks in Merritt.  The Northampton boot factories  are turning out sixty tho**saind army  shoes v/ery 24 hours.  Percy Bean, a Fernie hunter, recently bagged a splendid specimen  of the silver tip variety of grizzly.  General Kuropatkin of Russo-  Jap war notoriety, has been appointed to the command of one of the  czar's armies.  The Russian government is advertizing for a. large number of men  for railroad building. Hundreds are  applying in Vancouver.   "  New Westminster has adopted  the curfew bell. Children under 15  years of age are now forbidden on  the street after eight o'clock.  British sappers, driving a tunnel  under the German trenches recently,  ran into a German mine, cut the  communicating wire and "stole" a  ton and a half of the enemy's explosives.  After one of her performances -in  London, Mdle Lydia Kyast the Russian dancer, distributed eight hundred cigarette cases filled with cigarettes to the wounded soldiers in  Charing Cross hospital.  It is estimated that at least nine  hundred families will be destitute in  Greater Vancouver this winter, and  allowing twenty dollars a month for  each family, $18,000 will be required  every month for relief purposes^  The tribunal appointed under the  Defence of India Act to try the Lahore conspiracy case, has announced  its judgment., Of the sixty-one accused, twenty-four were sentenced  to death, twenty-seven to transportation for life, and six to terms of  imprisonment.  -  Sir Edward Carson, in reply to a  question in the House of Commons  regarding the prosecution of thej  newspaper, the Labor Leader, said  it might be news to 'the House to  learn that that paper had been described -in the German press as'a  "wholesome study.",- -  r Speaking'at Wesley church,- Van-'  gouver, a  few days' ago,   the  ]Rev.  Ernest Thomas discussed the "crisis  in   B.C."   from  a   religious   standpoint-     In the course of ao eloquent  sermon,   he   declared  that the pre  face'to the famous  pamphlet   "The  Crisis in British Columbia" was un  worthy of a body of ministers.  While steaming.within   130 miles  District of Bniish CoSumfoEa  RICH  m  MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POSSIBILITiES���  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE I   VESTOR.  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 mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are more than surface indications  of the presence of coal.  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among tlie richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable 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 of the smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed 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 Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent ofthe 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  ofthe province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an  agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and  a visit  to  some  of iU   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Bouty?  dary 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.      At  present this section  is served by two of the greatest systems on the continent, the  C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route tothe  ��� Pacific coast will, be commercially curtailed by the opening of the new K. V. V.  branch of the former.  i.O.O.B.  Snowshoe LodfreJ  No. ��6  Meets   every   Monday   Evenine  at|  ddfellows' Hall.     Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  off the English coast, the Norwegian j Oddfellows   Hall  T i-i-j     --l^j       l     I cordially invited,  steamer  Jonas- Reid   sighted- what!     ^     .   .. .   . . *     ,  �� e   .. .._ -     iA ..    _        j      ������ ^ I     Our hall is for rent for dances, social |  was, at first thought to be a derelict, J evenings, etc.  Victor Records  THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY  Bear the Great Northern in mind when contemplating- a trip  to any point in United States or Eastern Canada.    We  represent all the Trans-Atlantic Steamship Lines  and are Booking British and Scandinavian bus-  ...   iness via Neutral Boat lines at attractive  prices. We sell Money Orders and  Transfer Money by Telegraph.  'Phone, 43.  J, V. INGRAM, Agent.  PRINTING  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���-in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone' 14  and we will  show you  samples :-: :  THE PIONEER  The No. 7 OLIVER  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.  but on approaching the vessel it was  found that the whole of the crew  had gone crazy. The Netherlands  consul stated that he thought the  trouble was the outcome of religious  dementia.  The regulations regarding alien  enemies in London are becoming  stricter. An order has just been  issued that every male German,  Turk or Austrian of military age,  who has not been granted exemption, is required to surrender at  once to the police. Austrians under 51 years of age, and Germans  under 55 years will be interned.  Among the second list of casualties of Welsh territorial regiments  at the Dardanelles, there were 32  Jones, nineteen Williames, sixteen  Evanses, thirteen Robertses, and  twelve Davieses. Many of them  had the same Christian names, and  one of them named Davies had been  reported missing after he had returned home wounded.  One hundred Alaska sled dogs,  the pick of the dog teams in the  north have been purchased by the  French government for the use of  the troops in the Vosges mountains.  Among the animals are the Allan-  Darling racing team, the victors of  the annual Nome race. Scotty Allan, the well known driver accompanies the dogs to France.  The kaiser, who is not without a  little superstition, is said to ha  worried a deal over the loss of a  talismanic ring* The article is of  gold and set with a square stone of  a dull dusty color. It was formerly  the property of a Margrave of Nuremberg, who during the crusades  slew a Saracen chief and after the,  manner of the crown prince, stripped j  him of all his jewels.  Adam Bloomfield, Noble Grand, j  Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Bee. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine KtmgTen, Noble Grand.  Mrs. .Am 7 A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.O.  Meets Tuesday. Evening at 7.80.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, O. C.  C. H. Knight, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  "Mountain Temple Lodfire No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Seoond and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Wm. Wills,  M.K.C.  Mrs. H. Tilton,  M.R.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  RlCHABD BLUNDELL, W. P.  T. R. Clakkk, W. Secy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  We have a nice selection of these  goods in stock, and will get any  numbers you like promptly, either  in Victor or Columbia Goods.  HAVE VOU HEARD���  "When We've Wound up  the Watch on the Rhine"  ���Humorous Patriotic Song  "The Little Ford  Rambled Rig-ht Along"  ���Comic Song  Also a Nice Selection  of New  Bagpipe  Records,  Vocal  Duets, etc.    We are always pleased to play these for you.:  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Agent for Victor Phonographs and Records  Don't merely smother your eougl.  -PffTFlS1   FT?1 Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver Oil not only  ��   ��L18&ffj    E 8 promptly arrests coughvng, bat thanks to its tonic and  "H_��*a/MmBJ   m. A strengthening properties it helps thcsystem to throw off  the cold and thus effects a permanent cure.    It is,'this quality which has won for  it the largest sale of any cough and cold remedy-in Canada.  JSC. large bottles. eveiQnvhere.  . 77. - >>.     . *&.v *-������-.�� .. w ������^, W __^._w       .^,i�� -"^"fes  If your coM In feTerish MaUiI^u's Norvinn rowilprs, tho wonderful tiemdACh. firm, wfll  fromptly tltipel the f.ver uiU chum Ui�� pain from Jbc-tut. bade awl limbs.     Box of 10 4  owdora. 2��c. ' .���3  "7M  -Hi  m  m  K  'Til  *->���'!--*.., . f  .-,'*-;.-_wi^^��-^-t^i��.-*P.^-riiv��iV^.i.  ^sR^i-aian iJ^sai^^^asftsaM';  THE   PIQNEEK,    PHOENIX,    BBITISH    COTDUrBI A  The  Queen's Hotel  Local and General  A First-Glass Meal, and a Well  Stocked Bar���Now Open to  the Public.  TOM F. OXLEY  PROP,  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS-PHOENIX BRANCH  Will be Here on  OCTOBER 12th, 1915  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  High Class Portraiture, Amateur Finishing-,  View Work, Portrait Framing-, Enlarging;,  Copying:, etc. Ensign Cameras (British  Made) and Supplies. Remember���Only Four  Trips to 'Xmas. >  Will Be Here from Oct. 12th to 14th inclusive,  and from Oct. 29th to 31 st.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  , * ' ���, r MID"\VAY SCHOOL.  y'yf   -'. -���; SEALED ^TENDERS, superscribed  '{Tender lor Midway School," will be  ���received by the Honourable the Minis-  L': "   ter of Public Works up to'12 o'clock  y- - noon on Tuesday, the 19th day of Oc  tober, 1915, for the erection and' completion of. a large .one-room school-  house at Midway, in the Greenwood  Electoral District.  jfPlans, specifications,   contract,  and  fflftns -of-tender may  be  seen  on and  \ after-the 27th day of September, 1915,  ' ���>. r a't3}fi7^'rP of W- R-  Dewdney, Gov  crtiment  'Agent,   Greenwood;   R.   B  PHOENIX BAKERY  W.WILLIAMS, PROP.  A new line of Bakery and Confectionery just arrived. Fresh  Bread, Cakes and Cookies, just  like "mother'used to_ .bake, delivered daily to  any part of city.  ! CAKES MADE TO ORDER  AT  MOST   REASONABLE  RATES  TELEPHONE 53.  Angus McDonald left on Tuesday  morning for Spokane.  :  Mrs. Dave Oxley was.in town for  a brief visit on Wednesday.  Mrs. VV. J. Nelson of Greenwood,  spent a few hours in the city on  Tuesday.  Mrs. D. Lynch of Spokane arriv-.  ed in the city on Thursday on a visit  to her daughter, Mrs. W. Biner  Mrs. J. V, Ins-ram, Jun., left on  Friday for a month's visit to her  parents, Mr. and .Mrs. Rundberg of  Spokane..  Mrs. Evan Rowlands and family  left on Monday for Anyo'x where  Mr. Rowlands has been employed  for some time. The travellers were  accojnpanied by Richard  Rowlands.  Get your Xmas portraits done at  once. The Lake photographic studio  will be open from Tuesday, October  12th to lhe 14th.' Only three more  visits before Christinas.  Miss Gladys Mclntyre, of Chesaw,  Wash., returned to her home on  Monday last, after spending- a three  weeks visit with her friend, Mrs.:  Fred Hall. -  Miss E.  McKnight, formerly, nra  tron of the  Phoenix  General hospi-*  tal, has recently received'au appoint^  ment bn the staff of the Royal Inland  hospital at Kamloops. .  The missing bunches of keys that  were advertized for last .week have  all been recovered. In, the meantime we have been inundated with a  shower of such articles, the owners  of which can have them by applying  ^this office and paying  for this ad.  J. G. Mullen, manager of the local branch of the Bank of Commerce, has' been requested to assume the management of both the  Greenwood and ^Phoenix concerns.  According to present arrangements  he will reside in Greenwood.  The funeral of thethirteen-months'  old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony  Turano took place on Sunday, September 26th, from the,local Catholic  church. The Rev. Father Dom Dor-  val officiated. Only the intimate .relations of the family *were present.  ������.J.                        "**  ������^S&fcw  X-.'-O ^ -vw.  i>>��" y  ���"--��$���-*  y--*  ^wi**^���  ^^  *���~*.~����j-^*p-**$  DAMON AND PYTHIAS ($60,000 Production) Miners' Union Hall, OCT. 15th  The Ironsides orchestra have been  engaged for the occasion, and  arrangements have been made to  .serve* refreshments in the hall. .During- the evening, and by special request, W. B. Marks will feature  some of the latest dances that have  now become the mode in the principal cities of the east,  But few people in Phoenix realize  the pitiful condition of a Canadian  prisoner of war in Germany. Shut  off from the outside world, unable  to obtain the barest news of his  homeland, with no newspapers, and  in some cases no books to while  away the weary hours; fed on food  that his pet dog would turn up his  nose at, and forbidden the use of a  razor or even a knife and fork; such  are part of the disabilities that a  British prisoner  has to put up with.  MILLINERY DISPLAY  Miss Huffman, of Grand Forks,  will be unable to visit Phoenix with  her display of Autumn Millinery,"  but extends a "cordial invitation to  the ladies of this city to inspect her  Public Works, -Victoria.  jBy application to .the unddrsigned,  . contractors.may obtain a copy of the  plans and ispecificatioua for the sum of  ten dollars ($10) or a certified cheque,  which will be refunded on their return  in good order.  ���Each proposal must be accompanied  by an accepted bank cheque or certificate o'f deposit on a chartered bank of  Canada, made payable to the Honourable the'Minister of Public Works, for  a suiu equal to 20 per cent, of tender,  which shall bo forfeited if the party  tendering decline to enter into contract when called upon to do so, or if  he fail to complete the work contracted for. The cheques or certificates of  deposits of unsuccessful tenderers will  be returned to them upon the execution of the contract.  ' ';' Tenders will not be considered unless  made out on the forms supplied, signed  with the actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed in the enveloped  furnished^  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  ���    Deputy Minister and'Public Works  Engineer.  .  Public Works Department.  Victoria; B.C., Sept. 24th, 1915.     se30  Church Services  o.    a    .       ,    _.        ���    ��� Boys.under the agre of sixteen are,., ,c *aUi�� u.   uu_ cuy iu lusoeci net  M.   Andrews Church*(Presbyter-  particularly warned against the car,   millinery   display  at  Grand'Forks,  ���-n)..Serv,ce, Sunday, October 10th. / ryi*n&, of .22 rifles in the woods, and L,d for those from Phoenix purchas!  those who have  reached  the age of! ing   hats,  will  be  rebated  half the  sixteen are,-cautioned  not  to'carry  amount   of   their   railway   fare    to  '    W. "BRADFORD MARKS  Teacher of Society  and Theatrical  Dancing*, Deportment and  Physical Culture. .  '     *   ODDFELLOWS' HALL  Class and Individual Instruction  . Day and Evening.  Ker, Secretary of School Board, Mid-|at   7  n m ���     Snnrl-iv       hi o \   J'"b   "' "~" "*���= �����* *-���������= "uwus, anui una for II  wf��y, JB.C-   and  the Department   of  A|.       ��    ".      ���       Y *    f�� ^   those who  have  reached   the age of  i�����r   hats,  p>i,i-.i-,. w^.'i,,. -fr,-..t������.-_ I All welcome.     Rev. J. R. Munro.      '   ��� -.�����>.,  J "���*>   "��*l-N��  St. John's Church���Tomorrow,  Sunday, Oct. 10th: Morning Prayer  and Holy Communion at 11; Sunday school  at 2.30. and  3  o'clock.  Rev. R. D. Porter.     \'    .'  **  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���First and third Sundays in  the month: Mass; at 10 a.m.; Sun,  day school at 2.30 p.m.; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  Drugs Sky High  Prices of many drugs have increased enormously sitice the beginning of the war. Potassium permanganate, which formerly cost  15c a pound is now $21.10. Castor  oil has doubled in price, while cod  liver oil'which formerly was $1.75 a  gallon is now $5.50. Mercury was  formerly 90c per pound, but now  is selling at; $2.25. The ��� normal  price of phenacetine was $1.25. It is  now selling; at $9 per lb.  SKATING RINK FOR RENT  Bids will be received for the renting of the Phoenix Skating Kink,  for the season of 1915-16, up to  November  1st.    Those   wishing to.  ..rent same may apply for further  particulars to the undersigned,  j' GEO. W. ROGERS, Sec.  TJox 264, Phoenix, B.C.  FOR SALE OR RENT  RHEUMATISM IM  Many people suffer the tortures of lame  muscles and stiffened joints because of impurities in the blood, and each succeeding  attack seems more acute until rheumatism  has invaded the whole system.  To arrest rheumatism it is quite as important to improve your general health as  to purify your blood, and the cod liver  oilin Scott's Emulsion is nature's great  blood-maker, while its'medicinal nourishment strengthens the organs to expel the  impurities and upbuild your strength.  Scott's Emulsion is helping thousands  every day who could not find other relief.  Refuse the alcoholic substitutes.  weapons unless provided with a  license. No exception is made in  the case of air guns. ���  The'Baldwin property on Spion Kop.  Tbe house is in good shape, and will be  sold very reasonable, and on easy  terms.  t.f. D. J. MATHESON.  "Rough on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die in the  -Souse. 15c. and 25c. at Drug- and  Country Stores.  General Agent,  FIRE,    LIFE  AMD ACCIDENT    K  INSURANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  Charlie Chaplin, universally proclaimed as the greatest comedian on  the picture film stage, will be shown  at the Miners' IJnion opera house  very shortly. Another of the promised attractions will be the serial  "The Master Key," a production  in-every way superior to anything  heretofore seen in Phoenix.  Some interesting reminders of the  battlefields of Europe are to be  seen in the windows of E." A.  Black's jewelry, store. They are the  gift of Jas. Trumpour of the Seventh  Battalion, to' Miss N. Ingram, and  comprise specimens of French and  Belgium coins, pieces of wicked-  looking shrapnel, and several samples ofthe rifle bullets used by the  French and German armies.  As our contemporary, the Greenwood Ledge predicted, F. Frederick's batch of Rhode Isiand Whites  did very well at the Greenwood fair,  their share of the prize list being a  couple of firsts, three seconds, and  two third prizes. The next appearance of Frederick's champions will  be at the Panama exposition in November. He has a fine pen all ready  for.th j. long trip.  Some maliciously* disposed person, evidently short of firewood or a  bedspread, has taken a liking for  / the advertizing posters ofthe local  motion picture theatre. On Thursday evening, while the secretary, J.  Evans was listening to the dulcet  notes of Madam Bishop, the mar-  nuder removed the large poster opposite the Brooklyn hotel, two more  near the King's and Queen's, while  the canvas on the one near the hall  was ripped off and taken away.  Th-* Miners' Union have ma :le  p -cpi-.ralions for a Thanksgiving  cl incc; in their fine ballroom >n  Wednesday    next,    October    13th.  Grand Forks.  Miscellaneous  Wanted���To Rent a Piano.���Ad-  d. ess Box 294, Phoenix.  For Sale���A 45-60 Calibre Winchester rifle, also double-barrelled  shot gun.���Apply, Pioneer office.* *  For Sale���The Mint. Hotel; well  furnished rooms; always rented; a  .snap for cash. For terms see Mrs.  M. E. Puddy. *  Three furnished housekeeping  rooms for "rent in upper town. For  sale, household goods.���-Apply Geo.  Evans, Evans. Block.  ,. Two houses on New York Town-  site for rent or sale: one six-roomed  house on Brooklyn avenue for sale.  Apply, G. W. McAuliffe.  Pre-emption for Sale.���160 acres  on Nicholson Creek; new cabin; several acres slashed; $150, or nearest  offer.���Address letters care Pioneer.  For Sale���The well-known Cottage rooming house; the building is  well furnished, and will be sold very  cheap. See me as to terms.���M. H.  Kane, city.  For Sale���9 milk cows, 1 half-  blood Holstein bull, 4 years old, 10  calves, 10 2-year-old steers and  heifers.���Apply to Robert Brown,  Ferry, Wash., or Andrew Sater,  Greenwood, B.C. ^  For Sale.���Five city lots and two  houses. Ground under cultivation.  Situate corner Lexington and Dominion avenue; good well. Sell in  lots to suit buyer. Apply T. Richards, Granby watchman.  Twenty years' experience in English, French, Swiss and American  witch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Piioenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood.  GRAFANOLAS  $20 to $200  All the very Latest Song.Hits always on Hand  T. S. QUANCE  PHOENIX, BvC.  Royal Billiard Parlors  n *~\ t-_ -r* r t-��    'T* �����������   ^^��-��      ���*_..-_.��� ���  BOBBIE TAYLOR, PROP  Pipes, Cig-ars, 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  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, OCT. 9,1915  "Bugler Boy of Lancashire"  Showing   "The Spy Meets His Fate";    "Britons at Bay";  "The Bugler at Boy Wounded."  TUESDAY, OCTOBER -1 2, 15  "Behind the 8cene8"-"M��n��'�����i w��yo  Mary Pickford, in the Noted   Play of Theatrical Life���Five Parts  SDAY, OCT.  14,  "Pretty IVSrs. Smith  ANIMATED WEEKLY AND TOP'CAL.  Adults, I5c.  ChJdrcn, 5c.  z!  %i>  .    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