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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 30, 1915

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Array WWWW1WWBWM���WjBB  If  '4' V  i   ��� .*  .V    > K   L* i.  ,''  ,vr  '-' ���*<--- ,���,  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of"  over $50,000: Two railroads"  afford access to the city.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  The Phobnix Pioneeb is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has, a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX,  B.C., SATURDAY, OCT.  30,  1915  Granby's Annual Report  Commenting on the recently-issued report of the Granby Consolidated, and after referring- to the  past year as ','probably the inosl  difficult one trie company will ever  experience," the Boston Commercial goes on to say:  "Notwithstanding these trying  conditions the company produced  '25,746,059 pounds of copper from  its own ores and $816,693 worth of  silver and gold. The cost of its-  copper averaged 10.66 cents per lb.  and a net profit of 929,165 dollar*  was earned." -!  Reference    to   Granby's   balance  sheet brings   to   light   the  fat that  amount to 9,205,837 tons of 2.2 per  cent o"re   (44   pounds   of copper per  ton) at Hidden  Creek, 414,775 tons  of 2.6 per  cent ore  at the Bonanza  mine   -in    the    same   district,    and  4,232,405 tons   of ore  in the Phoenix  property from which  later   it is  estimated that~a   recovery of 17lbs.  of copper per ton can be made.     In  addition to Copper the Phoenix ores-  yield   from 75 "to   85"cents and the  Our Patriotic Bazaar  The preparations for the forth,  corning bazaar are proceeding apace,'  'And every effort is being put forward by the ladies to make the  event the success it deserves to be.  The proceeds  of the sales are to be'  Motor Party Sniped  Last Saturday, about the bewitch.  ing hour of midnigM, whik a motor  car containing a quartette of local  nimrods, was passing a spot near  Ihe hotel at Westbridge, the occupants were   startled   by a shot from  Yukon Mining  entirely devoted ,to  the purchase of f�� 30   rTfl.     Til 77 ' k- u  comfort,   for  local  soldiers   in   the     *'/I    '. ^* 7���   Wh,Ch  trenches,   in addition  to Red Cross  Hidden Jreek ores "about 31 cents a ��� supplies.     Up   to   the   present   the  ton in gold and silver. " Woman's Patriotic Society has done  "A study   of the report indicates j w��nderfuJ|y well.     At various'times  that the Hidden Creek property will   *lie>' have   made   UP and forwarded  individual  parcels  to the firing line,  soon   be   producing copper, if it   is  not already, at a cost between seven  and   eight cents   a   pound, and that  the recovery per ton will gradually  the company's outstanding bonded | be raised to 38 or 40 pounds of cop--  indebtedness is not  three and a halfUer.     While the yield   of the Phoe-I1'0"' ,1e,Ped to alleviate human suff.  in addition to consignments of bandages- and other hospital accessories  to England, all of which We know  have  safely   reached theirt destin'a  millions,   as  generally   understood,  only $3,440,000 having been issued,  and $50,000 of these are owned by  the  company,    making   fhe   actual  amount outstanding $3,390,000. The  annual interest on these bonds  at  6 per cent calls  for only $203,400.  At the  end of the  fiscal year Granby's net balance of current cash and  quick assets  was $1,660,228.    Apparently this was approximately sufficient  for  working  capital,   as its  current   indebtedness   of  $664,680  was made  up  chiefly  of $180,663  of   wage   account,   and ��� $431,619  which it owed on supplies.  In discussing the Hidden'Creek  smelter, General'Manager Sylvester  says that while it was originally designed to treat two thousand tons  of ore per day.Hhe addition of the  fourth furnace and appliances for  taking care of flue dust will undoubtedly raised the normal output  of this plant, fifty"'per cent. Since  this report was published the Hidden Cfeekrplant has ntad^a new record with a production of slightly  more than four million pounds of  copper in one.mopjth, and this indicates that its' original capacity has  already been exceeded by, approximately- one hundred per cent.  Eliminating the Unlrnense^amount  of ore which isVof too- l6\v.'a grade  to yield profilsjgpnder present con.  ditions,    Granby's     reserves   "now  per.  nix   ores "is small,   operating  costs   er,nff�� and been thankfully acknowl  per ton were lower last year than  ever previously; and now that continuous production is possible there  is every reason to  expect a still fur  ledged.    -With   the  possible  except  lion   of a few  small  amounts,   the.  society's funds have all been earned '  by the promotion of various sociaf  ther paring of  costs   pec  pound of ��� affa!rs��   and   the'e  >s every promise;  that  the    forthcoming   bazaar   on  copper.  Daily G. P. R. Train Service  True to his promise made about a  year ago,   that   he would order the  re-institution of the  local daily train  service  that was   interrupted by "the  closing down  of  the  mine, General  Manager Hall of the C.P.R. .informed the Grand Forks board of trade,  last   Saturday,   that   although  conditions did not warrant it, yet in accordance   with    his    statement    the  usual service  would be   resumed today, Saturday, -October  30th.     The  above news will be welcomed by the  local   travelling   public and business  element generally,   but  by   no class  more   than   by -the   knights of-, the  grip, Who  have been put to no little  inconvenince   by    the   present    triweekly    arrangement.   -   The   'hew  schedule appears  on page 4   of this  issue. - I  November 17th and 18th, will  eclipse in results all previous efforts  of the organization. We are asked  to request all those who have promised contributions, to leave their  parcels with either of the following  ladies: Mrs. A. F. Ge,ddes, Mrs. A/  Hilliar or Mrs. J. V. Ingram, Sen.  The home cooking donations will be  called for on the morning of November 17th. '     ����  Someone Has Blundered.  penetrated   the hood of the engine.  The car  was at once   stopped, and  Dan Buchanan and D. J. Matheson  advanced on an individual who was  seen   close   by  excitedly   w'aving a  rifle   and   inviting  all  the Germans  in France to "come on."    The situation   was   critical, so a resort was  made to  strategy.     "Have you   an  axe you could  lend us?" politely inquired the mayor (he really intended  toaskfora feather duster).   "Sure,"  replied    the   enemy   of   the   Huns.  "I'll go   and   get one," and suiting  the action   to   the word   he laid the  rifle on the ground went  to get the  axe.     The   couple   then pounced on  the weapon   and   later   the   four  of  them jumped on the man. who afterwards was turned loose, minus his  rifle.   The other motorists were Jim  Hughes,   of the   local   bank   staff,  and J. Mulligan, police magistrate.  Chance For B.C. Trappers  Mr. Congdon, a well-known Dawson   lawyer,   who  has.' come down  recently   from   the north,  says that  "quartz mining   in the Yukon territory  is showing considerable activity.    A  property   which    has   been  showing very excellent results, and  on which  development is progressing satisfactorily; is on Indian river.  At another property, on Bear creek,  they have a ten-stamp mill in operation,   and  contemplate the expenditure   of $30,000 this  winter on development.     In  the   Stewart  country there are some exceptionally fine  silver   properties, and the   old   trail  of Dr.   Dawson,   by way of Dease  river   and     Francis   lake    is   being  largely explored."    In the matter of  placer mining,  Mr.   Congdon stated  that the "strike" on Rude creek was  genuine and  caused quite  a deal of  excitement.     The results went $1.50  to the cubic foot in a test of ground  measuring   7,5 feet  by several hundreds in length.    It was what might  be called a   poor man's proposition.  Parcels For Prisoners  Parcel Social  In a recent article, A. B. Shubert,  president of A. B. Shubert, Inc.,  Chicago, the largest house in 'the  world, dealing in raw furs, states  that the reasons underlying th  present great demand for furs is  Even   the   Commissioner- of^Doi.lenormousl3f -  increased     purchasing  The postmaster-general draws the  attention of the public to the large  number of parcels "for prisoners on  hand that have been found unfit to  be forwarded. The trouble, he points  out is due to poor packing. The  parcels are not packed tightly  enough. ,  All  parcels  should   be  as nearly  round as possible, and the contents  should be well padded with shavings,  crumpled paper, or some other simi- '  lar protective material.  The outer covering should consist of strong linen, calico, or canvas, or other textile material, and  should be securely sewn up.  As an alternative, parcels may be  packed in ��� boxes made of strong  double-corrugated cardboard or else  strawboard. "^   .  Parcels merely wrapped in paper,  or packed in thin cardboard boxes,  such as shoe boxes, cannot be accepted.  No perishable articles may be  sent, and anything likely to become  soft or sticky, such as chocolate and  candies, should be packed in tins.  The above rules apply equally to  those for soldiers in any of the firing lines.  i A  A very successful   "parcel social"  was held  in the   rooms of the Scan-'  dinavian   hall,    last   Friday   week.  The  affair   was   promoted    by   the  members ,of Fjellrosen   Lodge, the  women's, auxiliary of the S.H. and       The   current issue  of-the ,Nicola   >~  E.F.     -      -    -    -  Recovering From Wounds  Lojpis Carlson was appointed! Valley -News    says  that  J.-Butter^ "   V  ..*':��� ��rV*��  '  badly  legsv byC  minion Policed  at  Cutawa^sVems to \P���* of the American people.  Furs V*****1, &*' at   the end of the ��ale\ shrapnel while servioVa^^a^^f  beat   sea   as   to  the distinction beiare more  fashionable  than ever,he\the   treasH^r  enounced  that   the I The picture depicts hmrma J&mdon-        ���'  --"I    ---*   ��i���  -> -*   _r .^_ _. receipts amounted to eighty dollars. \ hospital.   "Although   he 'has' been  The auctioneer was allowed no com  ���.���j* '<,��" i^>  tween an alien  and an alienlenemy:  says�� and   the demand  of the dress  Recently an order was issued to the  .effect j^that- all ..aliens shall report-to  the local postmaster, and that the  postmasters shall in tyrn report to  the nearest / chief of police," at inter-  and garment makers far exceeds the  anticipated demands of the cutters  bf fur' trimmings, whose orders are  not for yards, as formerly, but for  miles, of all grades of every species  of furs.    This extraordinary demand  mission. After supper the proceedings developed into a dance, the  music for which was supplied by'the  popular Ironsides orchestra.  va"Is of  say,   one   month."    Now if/    this  order  is to   be taken at its tacelfor the manufactured goods created  T "    . ~   - lvalue, and obeyed, it will mean that/a   b,V?   demand   for   raw   furs,   and  be   anything   more ob" ! every Italian, Scandinavian, Russian,/stocfcs in   the  hands   of the raw fur  in bed for   three months  heis now  improving  steadily,  and is cheerful  and in good spirits, hoping "soon to  be able to move about as of old.  Answering  an   inquiry as  to the  whereabouts of John Robinson, A.  B.       Butterworth    writes     that   he  German Invention I  General Von Dollop  has invented I caught a glimpse  of him about four  anew  anti-aircraft guo.      Its range   months ago.     The   latter   was  on a  Can there  jectionable  in  "these   practical days, \\VmericanVor m"fac7e7eVy m'anTn tJrie'/dea,ers   are   practica//y ��� closed out. I was so great  that 65 feet had to be j hospital train heading for Boulogne,  than tbe halo of maudlin sentiment- !country lv'no ��s not a British subject, /Th's condition of affairs will unques-   sawed off the  muzzle  to   prevent it land the latter was on a supply train  will have   to pay  his respects to the' /tionably create a big demand for the /from   knocking   a    chunk    off    thej bound for the fighting front. Robin  ality that many people throw around,  tbe funeral of a'public grafter.  nearest postmaster.  ore  GOOD EGG0  '.<r;X.~.  ARE SCARCE  But we have been fortunate in getting some~  MORNENG GLORY BRAND  %     '   '   ���       S&and they certainly are good  "For Boiling or Frying"      - .  at 50c. Ddz.  Fairfield Selects at 40c. Doz.  2ht Provision Department  , ' Is Stocked with the Choicest Varieties  of Meats and Fish.  Fancy Eastern Herring  Fancy       "    Mackerel  Norway Mackerel  Alaska Herring  Finnan Haddie  Salted Sardines  Canned I'rout  Etc., Etc.  Ask to see our Eastern  Herring. They are very  large, without rust.  Premium and Shamrock  Hams and Bacon.  Pea Meal Bacon���ask us  about this.  Pickled Pigs Feet, etc.  We have just received  a shipment of���  Stanton's Pure Lard,  Freshly Rendered, in 2,  5, 10 lb; Pails.  This is an absolutely Pure  Leaf Lard, and is Highly  recommended for its conformity to our Pure Food  Laws.  Copper  The market for copper has relapsed into dulness again, few sales  of .importance having been reported  during the past week or ten days.  Lake is 17j4 to 18^ cents and electrolytic is 17$i to 18 cents a pound.  While a considerable tonnage was  sold for export two or three weeks  ago, the foreign buying demand has  been somewhat disappointing. Exports for the month of September  amounted to only 14,327 long tons,  being the smallest so far this year.  /November and December fresh-  caught goods, and no doubt make  trapping in British Columbia a very  profitable occupation.  moon.���Potsdam Lyre  ' son is in the Army Service Corps.  3C  3C  =3C  The Weather  orrin, rnompson  Pfr on�� t and 5  Winter Work Suspended  Exploratory work on the Gloucester group of claims in Franklin  camp has been suspended until the  arrival of next spring. The unfavorable weather and isolated situation of the mine makes it difficult  to work in the winter months.  Foster promises this portion of  the globe a warm wave, about November 2nd, to be followed a few  days later by a sharp frost. The  temperature all over during the  month of November is expected to  be-about normal, while the snowfall  will be light. The storms that may  visit us will be of a very moderate  character, except during the few remaining days of the old year, when  we may look forward to very stormy  and wintry weather.  B.C. Copper Co.  Will Represent B. C.  Another British Columbia regiment will shottly go into training  and represent this province as a  complete unit at the front. The  battalion in question is the S8th  Victoria Fusileers,. who on Friday  of last week received orders to be  in readiness for mobilization. The  officer commanding, Lieut.-Colonel  Ross, has recently been in consultation with Sir Sam Hughes. Seven  hundred men are required to bring  the battalion up to war strength.  The prevailing rate of output of  the B.C. Copper Co., according to  an official statement, is 350,000 lbs.  of blister copper monthly, with the  smelter working at one-third capacity. There are 150 men employed  at the smelter and the mines, but it  is probable that the force will be increased and production augmented  in the next few months.  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The  The subscribers to the Rossland  machine gun fund have decided that  the money collected for that purpose shall be given to the Canadian  Patriotic fund, with the exception of  one hundred dollars, which will be  kept and used for the purchase from  time to time of articles for prisoners  in Germany.  ,  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      69.94S  April    85,382  May   100,693  June 103,004  July 101,058  August 103,062  September.    93,1:45  Total    761,694  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.  Special, Today:  Hubbard Squash, 2><c per lb.  Pumpkin, 2   c. per lb.  Okanagan Celery, 2 lbs. 25c.  We have just received a shipment of Fancy  Pears���$2.50 per box.  II  il  J  II  II  Mtriami I'llllll |?*K���5ffi^fXv:���:'���',';"'���'',:���;*^J���':;���K'���"'*'''������''  "���' ���'������'���'       '������ .������������'���������,������  %>/cw;'  V  -*&  >;  o?>  -,*���  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  [MAKES PERFEGT BREAD  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Ph'os.vix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United Stales.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Eicoiico (MO days)  Application for Transfer of Llconco   Certificate of Improvement (GOdaya)  .$5.00  $7.50  $10.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (00 days)   -.' $10.00  Belinquent Co-Ownorship noticos 90 days $25.00  Vuplicato Certificate of Titlo notices S8.00  Curds of Tli an kg, SO cents.  All other legal advertising:, 12 cents a line,  tiinglo column, for the first insertion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent insertion, uon-  paroil measurement.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  50c. per inch', per issue; subsequent insertions, 85c. per. inch.  >    placer mining in Southern B.C.,  and that all the placer has not been  worked out was plainly evident the  other day, when a Chinaman is reported to have walked into Cran-  brook with a few thousand dollars'  worth of gold, the result of his season's clean-up from the old diggings,  on Wild Horse Creek, East Kootenay. A few months ago ' if. any  party had approached that Chink,  and been fool enough to inquire  "how much he was making a day?"  the interrogator would have had to  be content with the laconic reply of  "six bits." Very seldom, if ever,  will a Chink miner admit to making  as high as a dollar.'  editor, in which a doughty sinner is  safely- convoyed to heaven by the  contributor���$5.00.spot cash.  Lambasting demon rum at the request of the prohibitionists���-$6.77.  Coming back at 'em at the request of the opposition���$6.77i  Resolutions of condolence, or-respect, . with, ;pr -without a charley  horse���Per line on request.  Saturday, Oct. 30, 1915.  The   Baltic  is   likely   to   prove a  dangerous sheet of water  for submarines to manoeuvre in, due to the  phenomena of ice  forming  first on  the bottom and rising to the top in  cakes.     The  leader of the Swedish-  Spitzbergen expedition reports that  in 1857, with the weather clear and  fairly warm, and   an entire  absence  of  wind,   the  sea-- became   covered  with ice within the   space of half an  hour.    The  ice  came   up with sucb  force that the cakes seemed almost  to leave the water.  The  Discussion of what shall be done  to provide employment for returning soldiers is becoming very gener  spirit   invoked   by   the  mis  guided  German-Americans who are  threatening savings banks that par  ticipate directly  or indirectly .in the  Anglo-American   loan   is   painfully  revealed   in   the   response  that one  savings   bank   manager   is   said   to"  have made to  his challenger:  "We  hold   mortgages" on   the   homes  of  five     thousand    German-Americans  and if anybody wants to make a test  of this matter we shall insist on payments   when  they  are due."���New  York World.  Germany!  Germany may build up an alibi  for her latest sea murder by some  of the following devices:  1. That the boat was not attacked  by a submarine, but was blown up  by a whale which had swallowed a  floating mine.  2. That one of the passengers  was seen trolling off the port bow;  evidently with designs on submarines. '   .  3. That the captain.had a picture  of a British dreadnought in his  cabin.  4. That the crew was armed (two-  armed).  5. That the third assistant purser  was known to smoke a pipe shaped  like a pistol.  6. That the British ship was carrying Mutt and Jeff, a gross breach  of neutrality.  Suggests A Roll of Honor  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  f      MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the I  Province of British Columbia, may be|  leased for a term of twenty-one years  ab an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the,  Agent or Sab-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 unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A?royal-  ty shall be paid "on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish theCAgent with sworn returns  accounting'jfer the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  The StrathconaHotel  NELSON, B.C.  Steam* Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DINING ROOM    SERVICE  J   UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Lighted  Samplerooms.  Phone 12  JAS.  MARSHALL, PROP.  Some  B.C.   newspapers  seem  to  ,al. - Just now what is uppermost in think lhat h is wr6nS for a cabinet  thymines of'the people in that coril mmister to have a friend or two-  -nection is the case of men who have There are Precedents  enough to the  been   incapacitated    by   wounds   or  otherwise  from   further   service   at  the   front.    On  this point we think  ,~t-he role ought to be, so far as public arrangements are concerned, that  such persons should receive the preference over all  others, provided of  course that  they are capable of doing   the   work  connected   with  the  position, and we wish to add further  that   no   question   of  party politics  should for a single moment be considered   in   such  cases.     No matter  how a man  or  his   father may have  voted, if .he is  fit for a vacant position he should have it:    The public  will  not  tolerate ' the   appointment  to public positions of men who have  remained at home in the enjoyment  of  peace   and   comfort   while  there  are   those   who have served  at the  front and have suffered thereby who  are  ready  and   able  to perform its  ��� duties.���Colonist.  contrary.     Hon. Clifford Sifton Had  quite a few friends, and so did Hon.  Frank Oliver, to say nothing of the  late "governor" ~o"f the Yukon-Territory who had 'em by the thousand.  The ministry of militia has recentf  ly issued instructions to commanding .officers throughout the Dominion  to use their influence towards" inducing city and municipal authorities  to compile a roll of honor to include  the names of those who have left for  overseas service, or who are doing  garrison service in either Canada or  the West Indies. Says the communication: "Care should be taken  in the preparation of the roll of honor, so that the same should not only  be correct as to names and so forth,,  but also that it should include only,  thosejwho are honorably entitled to  be shown thereon.1'  a year. -  The lease will include the coal mining  lights 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 awe.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���30690.  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing hut the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.C.  '" Public opinion in the British Isles  was; once half persuaded that the  Duke of Wellington was a failure  when he refused to quit the. lines at  Torres Vedia^. Public opinion in  ��� the British Isles today is being persuaded that Kitchener is a failure  because fourteen months of preparation have not equipped the volun  teer armies of Britain lor offensive  warfare as completely as forty years  of prepara\ion equipped the conscript armies of Germany for offen  sive'warfare. History applauded the  wisdom of Wellington in refusing  to move until the time was opportune to quit the line of Torres  Vedras, History may yet applaud  the wisdom of Lord Kitchener in  refusing to move until the time of  preparation is complete and the  British armies are equipped for  continuous advance.���Toronto Telegram.  ���r "r ������ ^-^   The Pioneer has repeatedly drawn  attention ;  to     the   possibilities   of  willil!  i will find relief fn Zam-Buk!  It eases the burning, stinging  ^���"Trie big eastern  lumbermen   are  bewailing a   scarcity   of  men, this  ^vear.     But"just let them abolish the  iniquitous   company   store   system,  pay their employees a decent wage,  and provide something  better  than  pig���pen accommodation   for  them,  and there'll, be  no  dearth  of applicants for work in the woods.  During the course of a sermon  preached recently at Merritt, the  preacher referred to the "infant  babe in" the manger shivering, and  with teeth chattering." Must have  been a man child, that so many of  those scripture writers were so fond  of writing about.-'  Religious freedom   is   spreading  The latest country to raise the stan  dard of tolerance  is the  republic of  Peru, where  up to October 22nd, a  Protestant was barred from aspiring  to the office of president.  In, stops  and brings  Perseverance,  Bvk, means sure; Why not prove  (2)j8 1   -dS Dnggiattarui Stores*-.'  M^Sffmim  Must Pay For Everything  ��� A  western   American contempor  ary is  considering   the adoption  of  the following schedule of advertising rates:  For telling the public that a man  is a successful citizen when everybody knows he is a successful  grafter���$2.80.  Eulogizing a deceased inhabitant  as one mourned by the entire community, when he is only missed by  the poker circle���$1.13. (Please  note that these are special bargain  prices; that is, our regular price  marked up.)  For Referring to an official as an  honest man who fearlessly stands,  by his convictions, when he is  known to. be a moral coward who  would sell out for thirty cents or a  drink���$6.21 cents, an inch, waist  measure.  For mentioning some galavanting  female as an estimable lady whom  it was a great pleasure to meet,  when the fact is we've been locking  the office door on her for years,  when we were fortunate enough to  see her coming���$8.99.  For calling  an  ordinary everyday  pulpit thumper an eminent divine���  Barred as objectionable matter.  Prepared  obituary handed to the  "Did you go and hear that new  preacher on Sunday?", inquired an  editor who hadj[been the victim ot  numerous libel actions.  "I did,  and  took  copious  notes,  sir," replied the western reporter.  "What did he talk about?"  "'Oh! He referred to a distressing  murder case in which a man named  Cain   clubbed   his  brother  Abel   to  death." .-'������'.-������.,��� / :\-'-\-  "Ah!" said .'the editor cautiously:  "In that case we'must be careful,  and in writing up the story just refer to Mr. Cain as the alleged murderer of Mr. Abel."  SUTTON'Q  BED O  [ for garden and f&r more best  for B.C.soil. See Catalogue for  solid, guarantee* o�� purity  ana JJerBDjtin-tion. .'���  Solid now: for Copy fro��  ^Sutton 5 Sens.thu Kind's Soodmon  "��� J��*��*ai*>xt England  A. J. 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KAY, Agfent, Phoenix  Every Woman  b InKiCMod and rtould know  '  ut the wonderful  &. WOilIng Spray  The new Vapiia] SyVtnge.   Deu  ���Mostcotvenlent.  It ctauisoi  fltMknjty.      Aik four  If be caaiuMvpply lb*  MARVElTkwOaj* tv       iBtnaochar,  but Mad timp fi�� UWiMjtod  book-M��l��d. It rf��el Mil cattle  ulan *ad dhwtttont ItftaluiMa to ladle*.  WINDSOR Str��PLT CO..  ffkutoar. Oat. General Acenh .rv C i  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation -for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND OIQARS IN 8TOOK.  "PHONE 72.  YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  ���������.  (-- -���������>  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  W. A. McKay & Sons, Props.  WOOD  First-class Fir andTam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,"$5.Q0 per cord.  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)  In the matter of an application for duplicate Certificate of Title No. 13097a  issued to Ida B. Parry, covering North  West J of Section 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.  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., this 5th day of August, 1915. ' .  C. H. DUNBAR, District Registrar.  Phoenix  oneer  has for 16 Years been recognized  as   the  Mining  Medium of the Boundary-  country..  In the matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is" certain of  quick and profitable results.  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is'the local medium  for  local   business   men.  A BUSINESS MAN IS KNOWfj BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  0ur Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can  be procured  in  Ganada, and our Workmanship-will meet with your approval  4  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make a specialty  of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  ^    INK AND PAPER ,  No Job Too Large, None too Small  The {  $2.00 per Year in Advance.  $250 per Year to U. S.  f)  VISITBNQ CARDS  (oE"?LeesmE��hr.s) MADE 5 ORDER |jjrtlJ^��qpSIWH��MMBW^  T  ��li,lI��^wMMoraH3KKKESHEHO*HW'  (THE    PI0NEEB.    PHOEMIX,    BBITISH    COLOMBIA.  otel 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  n  Concentrates  f  O. D. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  Everything: in Men's Wear  Clothing-  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything 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.  L  Butter  Butter   Butter  We wish' to draw the attention of bur many friends and patrons to  the fact that the Shamrock brand of butter, which is now put up  in Cartons, and which insures it being handled in a sanitary and  wholesome mariner, is now considered one of the finest product's  on the market today.  If you.are not using this brand, give it a trial, and you will  be delighted to continue ordering it.  P.   BURNS  &  CO.,  LTD.  A beaver weighing sixty pounds  was 'trapped  a few days ago near J  Merritt.  The sale of a seat on the New  York stock exchange for $72,000 is  announced.  Wild geese are being sold by Indians at Kootenay Landing for a  dollar apiece.  /The teaching of jGerman in the  London schools has been suspended  in favor of Spanish.  A cargo consisting of 6709 tons  of zinc concentrates has been" condemned by "a'British prize court.  Over in Great Britain it is forbidden to speak over the telephone in  any other language but English. .  The Cranbrook women of the bad  lands are only allowed to enter the  city for two hours ereVy week.  The potato crop throughout the  Dominion this year has been very  poor. The rainfall has been ex.  cessive. /;  Woollen mills in  Canada'"are en  gaged on a million dollar order from  the  Italian government.     Tl\e contract includes  100,000 blankets and  600,000 woolen shirts. f$%ti**,x  The   Letter  Carriers'  association  of Vancouver rfifve issued an appeal  to the public asking them   to refrain  from purchasing German-made toys  for Christmas presents.  United     States     Consul-General  Bray, at Sydney, New South Wale's,  has   advised   his   government   that  there is a large-number of destitute  ^Americans stranded there.  Replying to a question in the  Imperial House of Commons as to  the number of British prisoners in  Germany, the under secretary for  war gave the number as about  25,000.  The Imperial authorities have de-  cided to pay a weekly separation allowance of $4.20 to the family of  each married man among the munition workers who recently went from  Canada to engage in that kind of  work in Great Britain.  The .story is being, told in London  of an Australian who bayoneted a  Turk, but unfortunately the weapon  came off the rifle^-and the spectacle  was then seen of the Australian  chasing the Moslem to recover his  J bayonet.  German influence in Russia has  received its death blow. The government has  confiscated   millions off    Meets   every   Monday   Evening   at  Oddfellows'  Hall.     Visiting brethren  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH  IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES���  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  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 rriineraliferous, 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. f/  FOREST A!^D JVSBWERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable to river and railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of  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  Porks properties of the Granby Consolidated, to-  gether with those of the British Columbia Copper company.    In the former camp, and  '������ lk ..       . '���''���'  surrounding it for miles on all  sides, are acres of cro.wn-granted mineral claims, all  . awaiting the advent of the investor.    The title deeds  to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted  of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province. ���  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the 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. -  Kr\o localityis. better  served  witr^railroads  than   the  Boundary district.      At  present this section  is  served  by  two  6T the  greatest systems on the continent, the  -C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route to the  Pacific coast will be commercially curtailed by the opening of the new  K. V. V.  branch of the former. r "'&,.  LO. O. R,  Snowshoe Losl&e\  No. 46  (fnMrif?Rraasri^gfetffa(  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 business 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 yon.    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 : : :  HE PIONEER  ,6  ��  W  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.  *  acres of land formerly colonized by  Germans, and in addition have seized hundreds of German industrial,  mercantile and financial undertakings.  �� The following is the education  syllabus of lectures now being carried out in prison camps in^England:  Monday, chemistry; Tuesday, magnetism and electticity; Wednesday,  astronomy; Thursday, bacteriology  and physiology; Friday, magnetism  and electricity. Classes are also held  in Spanish, Itajian, Russian, stenography, and woodcarving.  The scarcity of Serbian prisoners  taken by the Austro-Germans is remarkable. A German correspondent says "the Serbian troops rarely surrender, even in hand-to-hand  encounters. They fight until the  last possible moment. Thus there  are enacted in these battles horrible  scenes of the wildest fighting unparalleled on any other front."  General Alexeieff, the new Rus  sian chief of staff, is one of the few  Russian military commanders who  have risen to high rank from very  humble circumstances. His mother  was an Armenian and his father a  poor Russian peasant. He was first  an officer in the navy, in which service he became notorious through  his opposition to the use of liquor  by the sailors.  Robert McClure, a ranchman of  New South Wales, has left the  whole of his fortune of $50,000 to a  Mrs. Wareham, of Golcar, Yorkshire. McClure was with the Australian troops who repulsed the  Turkish attack on the Suez Canal,  in which action he was wounded  and afterwards taken to England.  The lady, whose husband is at the  front, paid visits to the hospital,  and did McClure some small services  which evidently he remembered before he died.      J'~  cordially invited  ' Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings,- etc.  Adam Bloom field, Noble Grand.  -   Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.  Mark JRukin, Bee. Secy.  Victor Records  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meots in tho Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine Elmgren, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No.  oo  40  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuksday, Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, C. C.  C. H. Knight, K. of R.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moot-; in  Pythinn Hall, Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Wm. Wills,  M.E.C.  Mrs. H. Tilton.  M.K.C.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Moots in th�� Oddfellows' Hull, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Richard Ri.undi:i,i., W. P.  T. R. Clakkk, W. Secy.  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 YOU HEARD���  "When We've Wound up  the Watch on the Rhine"  ���Humorous Patriotic Song  "The Little Ford  Rambled Right 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  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid lixpress and Basj-  j^a^e Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  Don't merely smother jmr eoug  f^WTff*IP   WW Mathieu's  S^-rup of  Tar and Cod Xiver Oil not only  I   B I ICE4     1 I  promptly arrests coughing, hnt thftaks to its tonic and  VWi��MJ   A A strengthening properties iUielps the System to throw off  the coM and thus effects a permanent cure.    It is this quality -.which has won for  it the largest sale of any cough aud cold remedy in Canada.  j^c. large bottles, everywhere.  If your r.oM l.i frverlsh Miithfou's Norrlnn Powder*, tboivomlrrful ti��Mj��clf> COT* wO  >tly dtspi*! tho raver %i\J cbuo tb�� paia from haul. ��ack aud limbs.    ' Boa H It  J _   .        -  J  '%������  I:  m  H  promptly (H.��pi*I the 5^"��"  v"1       ,.   *   \Wt  *wt. ii **n  i iwvt lm i  fll&WlrV  Z'*1      *��. V,*.*     LI  ���.>*-/���(*       w*.   H��J    v   ,      w i    's��.-L.i  "'I  ll *  <i~<   <  0-D.   PION15M,   PHOENIX,   BBITISH   COEUWBr��.  HB  The  ueen's Hotel  Our Dining Room is now open to  the Public, with a first-class"  night and day service.  Phone us for Box Supper Parties  TOM R OXLEY  PROP,  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS-PHOENIX BRANCH  Will be Here on  OCTOBER 29th, 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. 29th to 31st inclusive,  and from Nov. 12th to 14th.     ',  Mrs. J. E.  Carter leaves today,to  join her husband in Trail.  Mrs. (Dr.) Ritchie went over to  .Spokane on Wednesday* for aJbrief  visit. ' '��� ''"*  Mis. A. E. Ericson and daughter  Mrs. j. A. Jenkinson, left on Friday  for Spokane.  Owners of bulldogs are requested  not to  take their quadrupeds intoj  the opera house. " '     l  The regular meeting of the Phoenix Miners' Union takes place every  Wednesday, at 7.30 p.m.  Emlyn Pierce, son of Mr. and  Mrs. John Pierce, has been trans,  ferred to the Port Arthur division of  the C.P.R.  \ ���  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, OCT. 30,115  Wm- Henry Jones Courtship ,  Jonesris conviced that love is blind, if it weren't so, henever would-*  have made the happiest mistake of his life. '.He is glad/cupid -  broke his glasses:        ' "   ���'"���"      , ���In One' Part (Biograph).  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2  ."The Bridge Adrpss,,~In(^S? ���  -Such a little thing to remember for years���  ��� ���>"',<J '"-j"'*'        To remember with tears.-"      c  ^���fcA^i1*''  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4  "Getting: father's Goat9'-  DELIRIOUS COMEDY, produced ��� In One Part'(Kalem)  ' -.        by Marshall Neilan. Helen Becomes a Reporter  Adults, I5c.  Children, 5c.  ir  w  PHOENIX BAKERY  _ W. WILLIAMS, PROP.  Doughnuts,  Madeira   Cake,  -Lunch Cake for Sunday use  delivered on order ��very Sat- ���  ���    urday.   Give us a trial order.  OAKES MADE  TO  ORDER AT  MOST   REASONABLE  RATES  TELEPHONE 53  *  Church Services  St. Andrew's Church (Presbyter-  i:in)--Service, Sunday, October 31st,  at 11.00 a.m.; Sunday school at 2.  All welcome.     Rev. J. R. Munro.  St. John's Church���Tomorrow,  Sunday, Oct. 31st: Evening Prayer  iit 7.30 a.m. Sunday school at 2.30  and 3 o'clock.���Rev. R. D. Porter  j The stated services at the Church  ^jf Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���Second and fourth Sundays  5n the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;  'Sunday school after mass; Evening  'service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  WHY YOU ARE NERVOUS  The nervous system is the alarm system  , of th�� human body.  In perfect health we hardly realize that  we have n network of nerves, but when  health is ebbing, when strength is declining, the same nervous system gives the  Jilarm in headaches, tiredness, dreamful  sleep, irritability and unlees corrected,  leads straight to a breakdown.  To correct nervousness, Scott's Emulsion is exactly what-you should take; its  rich nutriment gets into the blood and  ' rich blood feeds t?.ie tiny nerve-cells while  the whole system responds to its .refreshing tonic force. ]?rec from harmful drugs.  Scott fitBowncToroato, Out.  Extra Municipal Wholesale  Liquor Licence  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  on the 25th day of November next application will be niode to the Superintendent of. Provincial Police for the  grant of an Extra Muuicipal Wholesale Licence for the sale of liquor in  and upon the premises known as the  Phoenix Brewing Co., Ltd., Phoenix,  B.C.  -Dated, this 16th day of Oct., 1915.  "%    ! DAN-BINER,   "  Phoenix-Brewing Co., Ltd.  ROSSEL'S CIGAR STORE  Up-To~Date Line of  CIGARS,  PIPES AND  TOBACCOS  OF   THE  HIGHEST GRADES  First-Class Billiard Table  Your Patronage Solicited  THOS.  RUSSELL,  PROP.  ..VEXTDOOR TO DRUG STORE  SKATING RINK FOR RENT  Bids will be received for the renting of the Phoenix Skating P>ink,  for the season of .1915-16, up to  November 1st. Those .wishing to  rent same may apply for further  particulars to the undersigned,  GEO. W. ROGERS, Sec.  Box 264, Phoenix, B.C.  "Rough on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die in the  House. 15c. and 25c. at Drug and  Country Stores.  The   local   lodge  of Knights _ of  Pythias, have arranged for a basket  social to take   place on Thursday,  November 11th.  A. D. McKenzie states that the  raffle for the Ford automobile will  take place in the opera house, next  Saturday, November 6th.  ��� Mrs. F. M. Kerby, of Grand  Forks, who was the guest of Mr.  and Mrs. J. Mulligan during the  week, left for home on Friday.       j(<  Mr. and Mrs. J. Donaldson and  family, of Grand Forks, motored iup  on Thursday and spent a few hours  visiting in town. Miss Huddard accompanied the party. '"''  Miss Engen, sister of our' famous  high flying ski artist,"' arrived in  Phoenix on Thursday's train from  Michigan. Her brother travelled 'to  Spokane to meet her.  R. Roberts, who has been in ill-  health for the past year, left on  Monday for New York, en route for  his home in Wales. \ A number of  friends were at the depot -to say  goodby.  Married���At St. Andrew's' Presbyterian manse, by" the ,Rev.'NJ. R.  Munro, on Thursday, October 28th/  Frank C. Buckless of Greenwood,  to Mrs. Mary Williamson, of Bourii'  dary Falls.  Nimrdd 1 & 2.���Many' thanks for  the two parcels.    The cigars were"  choice and the Scotch excellent. The  very large parcel arrived later.-   Of  II course    we   would    have  preferred  I venison or even cow.  -  R. Elmgreen, who has been rusticating amid the scenes of his childhood   in Sweden   for  the  past two  years,    surprised'   his   family   and  friends     by   arriving   home   unannounced on- Saturday last.  Tomorrow evening (Sunday) is  the ever eventful Hallo'een, so be  careful to keep an eye on anything  loose around the yard. Happy is  he who hath a bull pup, and thrice  happy is he who hath two.  . F: Frederick returned to town on  Thursday from a few days visit to  Spokane. Mr. Frederick has entered another pen of his famous  Rhode Island Whites fof the next  egg-laying contest at Victoria.  Chas. J. Davidson, who played  point on the local hockey team, left-  on Thursday for Rossland,' where  he will line up with that city's sep.  tette. Before leaving he was presented with a locket by his colleagues on the old team. '  The No. 5 B.C. Base Hospital,  which went to England as a unit,  has ceased to exist as such. The.  doctors and nurses have all been  scattered and attached to other  units. Dr. Millar, formerly of this  city, who was attached to No. 5^ is  in camp at Dibgate.  The usual yarns about a very  cold winter are floating around. A  prospector, who evidently had noth.  ing else to do, has been weighing  the supply of winter grub put up by  one ususually industrious squirrel.  It's wonderful  what keen   students  of nature these prospectors are.  Harry Read, one of the camp's  old timers, arrived here on Friday  from his ranch *at Notch Hill. He  reports that nearly all of the unmarried men around his district have  left for the war. .  ; After, lying   in  a comatose  state  for some weeks, during which time  not the slightest attempt was made  to revive the apparent corpse, it has  now been  decided to call the local   home   guard   good   and   dead.  After this we must rely for protection on the Greenwood Boy Scouts.  T. T.  Gairns, corporteur of the  Canadian Bible Society, was in town  during the week.   Besides disposing  of numerous copies printed.in English,   he   was  asked for copies published  in "Italian,   German,   Polish,  Ruthenian,   Swedish,   Russian   and  GRAFANOLAS  $20 to $200  All the very Latest Song Hits always on Hand  Crotian. During the absence of the  Rev. j. R. Munro, Mr. Gairns officiated on Sunday last at the Presbyterian church.  The secretary of' the Woman's  Patriotic Society has received a  communication from E. McLaren  Broom, /hon. sec. of the Cana.  dian War Contingent Association,  in London. The writer acknovv-  ledg^^'tne receipt of a consignment  of surgical dressings, towels, socks  and garments, but offing to lack of  space, the publication of the letter  is reserved for our next issue. '  Subscriptions, however small, towards the soldiers' tobacco fund,  will be gratefully acknowledged by  the Pioneer. We acknowledge with  thanks the receipt of $1.00 from R.  Blundell.  Away at the opposite end of the earth,  The furthermost ppint from the war,  Tis little the credit that's coming to us  And little we're asking for;  But if, just a little we help or cheer  The man who is going or gotie,  '  We shall feel in our hearts when tho  end draws near  Our little was better than none. '  ���Port Alberni News..  PHOENIX, B. C.  NOTICE.  ."-Householders -and .Trade- License  Holders who wish their names placed  on the City Voters list should make  their declaration before undersigned at  City, Hall, on or before Oct. 31, 1916.  ' W. X. PERKINS, City Clerk.  OTICE.  Tax Payers who wish ��� to take advantage of the rebate allowed should  pay in their City or School Taxes on  or before Oct". 31st, 1915. After this  date the full amount will be charged  against propel ty.  W. X. PERKINS, Collector.  W. BRADFORD MARKS  Teacher of Society  and Theatrical  j      Dancing, Deportment and  Physical Culture.'  ODDFELLOWS' HALL.  Class and Individual Instruction  Day and-Evening. *  Royal Billiard Parlors  BOBBIE TAYLOR, PROP.  Pjpes,* Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND  Spoclal Line of the Famous Lowney't Chocolate*  Smokers'Supplies.      .   Soft Drinks.  English Billiards.    Pool.    Bowling Alleys  Miscellaneous  Furniture for sale, consisting of  household effects. Apply Jas. Pierce,  Granby place.  Girl wants position in private  family or as chambermaid. Apply  Pioneer office.  - 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  bn 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 Holsteio bull, 4 years old, 10  calves, .10 2-year-old steers: and  heifers."���Apply to Robert Urown,  Ferry, Wash., or Andrew Safer,  Greenwood, B; C.  - Twenty years' experience in English, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood.  1 WINTER EXCURSIONS  TO  Great Britain  Class by Rail; Saloon,  Second, 3rd Class on Ocean  Safes Dates Nov. 16 to Dec: 31��� Limit 5 Months  Tickets via  Montreal, Quebec,  Halifax/ St. John,  Boston or New York  OR GOOD VIA ONE ROUTE RETURN ANOTHER  Rates, Sailings, Berlh Reservations, Tickets from any agent Canadian Pacific Railway or write:  J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C.  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the time table  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GREAT NORTHERN  Departs every day at nine a.m.  Arrives daily at 5.10 p.m.  CANADIAN   PACIFIC  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15.  For the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday.  Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  Another of the tricky Von Alvens-  leben companies has come to grief.  Suit has-been entered in Seattle for  foreclosure of a $250,000 mortgage  on the Issaquah and Superior Coal  Mining company.  The saddest phrase hr the English  language is,-"Too late."  Get "More Money" for, your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other.Fur bearers collected in your section  SHIP YOUH Fims DIRECT ��o"SHUBERT"���� Ureest  house In tbe World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS  Brcli'ibk���-r.sponsible���safe I'ur House with an unblemished reputation exis' ,t\e (or "more tbnn a third of a century," a loni? suc-  cessf ii recor i of sending Hur Shippers prompt^SATISPACTORY  AND PKOI ;TAHI/B returns. Write for t&ljt ftfcubcrt ftftlpotr."  the oaly rell. ble. ac-urote market report and pricelist published  Write lor it-NOW���HVMIEE  A. 13. SHUBERT, Inc. S^SSSa^SSRiSfc  J  According to the Oinineca Herald,  the Granby Consolidated are offering very low treatment rates for  custom ore at the Anyox smelter.  Another strong detachment of  Italian reservists from Vancouver  Island districts passed through  Vancouver, . a few days ago, en  route for Montreal.  Too many women stntgi  under pains and aches.  They aire not sick���but weak,  nervous, irritable.  Such women need that blood-  strength that comes by taking  SCOTT'S EMULSION. It also  strengthens the nerves, aids tbe appetite and checks the decline.  IF wife or mother t 'ra masify  or look ran down, SCO'l'i'S  EMULSION vOl build her up.  SHUN SUBSTITUTES.  14-43   jMsasafeaiia^^  mmM'f?#- '���'-xrjrsz^  .-���?-r*,?_t!fW,vi>rtrt��^  ^^Jfc-,,*,  rt- * �����Tfl�� '���">*�� IN -rn~ rr ��� ~  ^'^'^^ilJWKJ^'ff.'iA^I^V-rK*^

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