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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 11, 1908

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APRIL 11,  1908  Ndi 21  n  mmm*i&mm0a^0*m*m^*m  I  I'   f  YOUR SPRING  SHOPPING ���*<*'<*  Should Be Done Now While the  Different Lines Are Still Quite  Complete. *  *   ^   .*   J*   j��   *  WE ARE SURE that you will be more than pleased  with the beautiful range we are showing this  season in DRESS MATERIALS.; Our Stock of  NEW FIGURED MUSLINS, -PERSIAN LAWNS,  STRIPED DIMITIES, WHITE AND COLORED  LINENS and PONGEE SILKSj suitable for warm weather  wear, is more comprehensive than ever before, while in'our  DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT you are offered a  choice of PANAMAS, VENETIANS, LUSTRES,  SATIN-FACED CLOTHS and CASHMERES in all the  leading,shades of Browns, Blues, Greens and Reds.  6UR SHIRT 'W'AISTS, and White-wear were bought from  the best Canadian Manufacturers, and the_ Sty lea are of the  Newest in Beautiful-Lace and Embroidered Effects     : "..:': :..  THE PRINTS AND  GINGHAMS,, displayed for your selec-.  tion, are the product  of the foremoBt European ana Home Factories, . and the de-;  signers have exerted  their utmost effort in  producing a combination of delicate coloring and pattern which  has resulted in an  effect most pleasing,  and seldom found in  such inexpensive materials.  c  ��  When Bepleaishiag YOUR HOUSE FURNISHINGS, after the  Spring Cleaning, come in and see what we have to offer  in the way of NOTTINGHAM LAOE CURTAINS, SPOT  MUSLIN. MADRAS and BOBBINET RUFFLED COR-  TAININGS, ART MUSLINS & SATEENS, PORTIERES  and COUCH COVERS.  We have just opened out a Large Consignment of TAPESTRY  SQUARES, RUGS and DOOR MATS, imported by ub  ���-, direct from Thos. Tapling & Co., of London, England.  Hunter-Kendrick Co-,  I  1  NLUlJUJJlAIXlXiJ^  HMWM?5.��  This Add is Written  GROCERY DEPT. SPECIALS.  CALIFORNIA   CELERY,    i2��4c.   Bunch.  GREEN ONIONS, 3 Bunches, 25 Cents.  SPINACH, 15 Cents per lb.  DR. BARBOUR'S LETTUCE, Soc. per lb.  RIPE TOMATOES, 25 cents per lb.  RHUBARB, is Cents, lb.  CAULIFLOWER, 25 Cents, per pound.  > FRESH RANCH EGGS, 3 Dozen for $r.oo.  COOKING EGGS (good stock) 5  Dozen for  $1.00.  WHITE POTATOES, $1.50 cwt.  HAM AND BACON, 20 Cents per lb.  FIVE ROSES FLOUR, $1 90 P<* Sack.  IT WILL PAY YOU TO PLACE YOUR ORDER  FOR APRIL GROCERIES WITH US    :  HARDWARE DEPARTMENT.  ALABASTINE,   All   Shades;    WAKOVER  STAINS  VARNISHES.    FLOOR PAINTS.  VARNISH STAINS.     FLOOR WAX.  LIQUID  VENEER.     CRACK   FILLER.  BRUSHES.       STEPHEN'S PAIN I'S.  We have just received our Stock of WALL PAPERS,  they are the famous Staunton and McArthur lines,  and we have the largest stock of Papers in the  Boundary    :        :        :        :        :        :        :        :  If you intend doing any Painting or Papering, call and  get one of our Paint Shade Cards or Wall Paper  Sample Books���they are yours for the asking.  nerrinTliQmpsoh& Co.  GROCERS AND HARDWARE MERCHANTS.'  J  l*a wjir* wv>*vy\��  Boundary Mining Notes  Water is being kept out of the B. C.  Copper Co.'s Emma mine, Summit  camp, by Foreman Lover and another  man.  Some of the material for the enlargement of the Granby smelter converter building, has arrived on the  ground.  The shaft of the Dimond-Texas is  down 115 feet, with a drift of 120 feet  from the 100-foot level. It is expected  that the Providence vein will be encountered in a week or less, the mine  adjoining that of the Providence Co.  The work of improving the grade  and curvature of the C. P. R. Mother  Lode spur for the B. C. Copper Co.,  will proceed apace with spring weather  upon us���which means that the spur  will not always be idle, as for a few  months past.  According to the Boston Commercial, in the month of March, the Granby Co. succeeded in getting every coat  of mining, smelting, etc., inside of  $2.50 per ton of ore���which would  seem to be a new low record for casts,  and one much needed with the present  low price of copper.  Yesterday was the best payday this  year in this camp or in the Boundary,'  the sum of about $55,000 being distributed for the month of March. At  the Grand Forks smelter approximately $35,000 more was paid out to the  employees, making a total of about  $90,000 for the month.  . Last week the resignation of T. R.  Drummond, manager of the Nipissing  mine at Cobalt, Ont., was accepted by  the board of directors, andR. B. Watson appointed to the position, Mr.  Drummond who was manager of the  Dominion Copper Co. here before  going to Cobalt, will take another  position in the west.  ���' W. C. Thomas, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., was here from  Boundary Falls Thursday, distributing  the monthly pay checks, to the ten  'men in the employ of the company, including superintendent, foremen, electrician, engineers, watchmen, etc.  "Nothing new about starting up," was  all he had to say on that subject-���at  :ieasti< for public consumption: -���,"-- ?  Ore shipments from the Granby are  being cut down to about 3,000 tons  daily, while the new steel flue dust  chamber is being connected with the  blast furnaces at the smelter. In order  not to reduce the force at the mines,  there will be no Sunday work for the  present. At the smelter those thrown  out by a furnace being blown out  temporarily, can be used in the new  construction work going on.  Milk U be Tested   Regalarty.  The regular meeting of the city  fathers was held on Wednesday evening, Mayor Matheson and Aldermen  Knott, McKenzie, Birnie and Biner  being present.  Communications were read from  D. Whiteside and the auditor-general.  On motion of Birnie and Knott the  medical health officer is authorized ^ to  procure such apparatus as is necessary  for testing milk, and is instructed to  make tests of milk regularly.  On motion of Aldermen Birnie and  Biner the city clerk was instructed to  write to Government Agent McMynn  informing him that cans and garbage  is being dumped along the road between Phoenix and Greenwood and  causing a nuisance.  The following accounts totalling  $317.40, were passed and ordered  to be paid:  James Bliss     $6 00  Prudy Bliss       6 00  Brooklyn hotel       4 20  D. L. Mclntominey....    29 00  Morrin, Thompson & Co.      3 00  Phoenix Pioneer       8 00  Volunteer Firemen     50 00  B. C. Telephone Co     ��3 50  Phoenix Electric Co....   109 85  Wm. Hunter Co        2 75  Dr. Dickson       67  M. M. Stephens        a  D. Gunn        2  D. L. McElroy        3  00  00  10  5��  Caught at Marat*���-Dlsgarged.  Jumping board bills is not a thing  that the average landlord looks upon  with equinamity, and this week two  men who tried it, wished they had not  made the attempt. James Loor and  Louie Colombo boarded with A.Schulli,  of the Maple Leaf hotel, till they owed  about $300. Last Monday they made  themselves scarce, taking the train for  Nelson, but not announcing the fact  from the housetops. Schulli soon  missed his guests, however, and sized  the situation up that they would next  day   start   for  Spokane.    When   the  ONTARIO'S RICH  GOLD FIELDS  Boundary Man's Experiences There.  Jas.  Atwood, ."Dean of Prospectors, Gives Details.  Great Northern train arrived at Marcus on Wednesday, Mr. Schulli sup-  prised Messrs. Loor and Colombo by  appearing there on the scene, and demanding an instant accounting and  liquidation of the debt. According to  Schulli, he gave them a well deserved  drubbing and succeeded in extracting  about $150 from them for his trouble,  leaving them sadder and wiser, and not  likely to return to Boundary's premier  mining camp.  The "daddy" of all the prospectors  in the Boundary isiwell known to be  James Atwood, .^Midway, who is  still living in that town, Mr. Atwood  came to the Boundary first in 1891,  and located some Jjof the mines that  are today .'the.'.;,bisi',r. known in the  Boundary. In 'July,* 1891, he located  the Stemwirider in phoenix camp. In  August he went oyer'to and discovered  Summit camp, .locating what is now  the Emma, Oro Denoro, and half a  dozen others. In ^ October the same  year he . located th^ No. 7 mine, in  Central camp, and a year or two later  located the Skylark, the Last Chance,  the Silver King and' other well-known  properties m Skylark, camp.  As far as can beV learned, Mr. Atwood never got very rich from his many!  mineral locations, but allowed most of  them to lapse or deeded them away to  friends and brother; prospectors. He  hwas indefatigable in his prospecting,  wherever it took-him, and although  about 60 years of age is still in the harness, as this story shows.  A couple of years ago he went to  the gold fields of Ontario, and found  something there believed to be rich  and valuable. With friends he formed  the Douglas Mining; Co., with a capital of $506,000,' the company being  named after James ^Douglas. This  property he expects to go to this spring  and prosecute development For the  information of those, interested, he  gave the Pioneer'an- account of his  getting into the Ontario fields, and  here it is m his own Jwords :  ;'i In the summer of 1906, I, with my  old friend and mining partner, John  Douglas, (a gentleman well known in  ���thisX district), *��� and^L;; :A.; Daggett, of  Toronto, went on a prospecting trip in  the Sturgeon Lake region of Northwestern Ontario, where we had been  told-rich-free- gold quartz had been  found in 1896, but where no real min  ing had been done. Except on the  St. Anthony and the Sturgeon Lake  Mining Company's claims���the latter  closing down after building a mill and  doing a small amount of development  work, on account of the death of the  principal owner.  We left the C.P.R. at a flag station  called Oroguan, and had our outfit  packed down to Camp Lake (three  quarters of a mile) and loaded on our  boat. We crossed Camp Lake (a  mile) and up a river (3 miles), and  Indian Lake, 14 miles long to the  Two_ Indian portages. Then we went  down three miles of river and came to  BearLaice(i5 miles long), ascending  this, brought us to English river portage.  This portage is on an island,���the  English river coming out of Bear Lake  is divided by this island, and both  channels have falls just at the point of  the island before they come together  and nasty rapids below) the Oroquan  Navigation Co. has since dammed the  English river below, and flooded them  out). We went down this river for  three miles, and then ascended a short  river which runs into it from Hut  Lake. A party of G. T. P. surveyors  on their way to Sturgeon Lake, in  1905, failed to find this short river into  Hut Lake, and got lost in the big lakes  on English river, being nearly starved  before they got out.  After leaving Hut Lake (5 miles  long), we went up another short river  three miles, and this brought us to  Grassy portage, 400 feet long. The  Port Arthur branch of the G. T. P.  crossed our trail here. 'This road is  expected to be finished by the end of  this year. Leaving Grassy we crossed  White Rock Lake, making a 300-foot  portage into Big Sea Lake.  Continuing our journey, we crossed  Young's Lake (5 miles) and made a  half-mile portage into Sturgeon Lake.  There we caught the St. Anthony's  tug, down for a load of supplies for the  mine. This took us 40 miles up the  lake to the St. Anthony mine, where  we arrived at 10 p.m., pretty well  tired out.  On the following morning we had a  look at the St. Anthony mill and mine,  and found that their pay ore was a  quartz schist, occurring in a schist  dyke, in contact with granite and  diabase, and very rich in free gold.  We also learned that the mineral  belt ran north and south, being from  two to four miles wide, and taking in  all the country lying between the  north bay and the north-east bay of  Sturgeon Lake. This belt is reported  by trappers to extend north of Sturgeon Lake for about 50 miles, but no  prospecting has been done on it out  side of three or four miles north of  Sturgeon Lake. The northern part of  tbe belt can be reached from Savant  Lake (66.miles long), as it runs along  the east.side'of this lake, which can be  reached from Sturgeon Lake by a  nine-mile (ortage. broken by two small  lakes. .The final location of the main  line of the Grand Trunk Pacific  crosses this portage two miles' north of  Sturgeon Lake. v .   : /  Situated on Long' Lake, west of  Savant Lake and about 15 miles  northwest of the north bay of_ Sturgeon Lake, the British Columbia prospectors from Greenwood in^ 1907  located extensive veins of; hematite  iron ore of good quality���the veins  being from one. to four hundred feet  wide and on which they made some  twenty locations.  This, I am told, is a valuable find,  as it is not far from the main line of  the G.T.P. railway. Mr. Bannernian,  of Midway, in 1907 ; also made some  very promisinggold locations at Belmont  and Northeast Bay, Sturgeon Lake.  Should a prospector wish to go east  into the Nipigon Lake country, he  could do so by following a river running into the Northeast Bay of Sturgeon Lake, known as the Nipigon  route���used by Hudson Bay trappers  ���across some small lakes, and then  down a river into Nipigon Lake. 'This  route is about 150 miles long, with 17  portages.; From Nipigon they could  continue on down into Lake Superior,  and this would take them through a  quite unprospected country.       .  Now, it willeasily be seen that there  are two things absolutely necessary to  a prospector's outfit in these regions������  namely, a Peterborough canoe, and  plenty of grub, as it is evident they  could not get very far without a boar,  and it would need to be a'light one on  account of the many portages. ��� It is  wise to carry a good rifle and fishing  tackle, moose and caribou being found  in certain localities, and the lakes.are  all well stocked with fish, such as trout,  pickeral,- pike, white fish, etc. It  would be well, too, for a man not to go  far fiom camp before he gets acquainted with the country, as he could  easily get lost.  At first the country strikes the prospector as too level, but on examination  he will find low hills and ridges in  every direction. They are all more or  less covered with small timber and  moss, except where it has been burnt  off lately���then theprospecting iseasy  .The prospecting season is about  four and a Half ^months, long, as one  could not dovmuch" ;berore" the middle"  of. May, and one must get out by the  first of October, or he might be frozen  in for some time. The winters in this  region are cold but dry. The Hudson's Bay Co. have posts, on most of  the larger lakes , and supplies can be  generally had from them if a m;  runs short.  On the east side of Sturgeon Lake  is the Belmore Bay belt, about two  miles wide. Here we made six locations, and commenced work on them,  stripping off the gravel and moss fiom  every vein we could find, sinking test  pits on all the places that panned well  ���spending in this way about $1200  with good results. In the same year  the Douglas Mining Co. was formed,  with head office at Toronto, Ont.  In 1907 a complete set of mine  houses were built, and a good motor  boat put on Sturgeon Lake by the  company and a thorough prospecting  of the property commenced which will  be continued this year.  New Coaches 00 tbe Way.  New coaches for the Phoenix branch  of the Great Northern, the necessity of  which the Pioneer has so frequently  called attention to, are now on the  way. As a result of some slight differences between the railway company  and the Canada customs the coaches  were detained at Grand Forks, which  also incidentally revealed the fact that  the old coaches had escaped duty.  However, it is understood the matter  will be satisfactorily settled, and fine  new plush-top seats will be running into Phoenix.  COPPER AGENT  OF SOME NOTE  Makes   Visit   to   the  Phoenix Mines;  Richard Merton Thinks  per Will Rise.  Cop-  This week Phoenix and the Boundary, had a visitor from Germany���  Richard Merton, of Frankfort-on-the-  Main. Mr. Merton, who has charge  of the I.ondon office, is commercial  agent of the Metalgesselschaft, the  parent company of the American Metal  Co., of New York. Mr. Merton's  father is president of the German concern, and Jacob Langeloth is president  ol the American Metal Co. and the  Granby Consolidated, he having originally also come from Germany. The  Metalgesselschaft is the largest general  metal selling agency in the world,  handling copper, lead, zinc, silver, etc.,  and having smelters and refineries of  its own in different countries. It does  not handle as much copper ; as . the  Amalgamated's United Metals Selling  Co., but the latter handles nothing but  copper, while Metalgesselschaft is a refiner and seller of the other inetals  mentioned. v  Mr. Merton is a pleasant gentleman,  who travels extensively looking after  the interests of his company, and also  sizes up the metal outlook from a personal visit to the largest producing  centres, whether interested directly or  not.:. Although a German, he has a  perfect command of English. He  arrived.in the Boundary direct from  California, stopping a day in Portland,  Seattle and Spokane, having taken in  the metallurgical works in the southwest. From here he went on Wednesday to Montana, thence to Nevada,  Colorado, etc.. Next year he takes in  Australia and its extensive metallurgical works.  While in Phoenix  Mr. Merton was  piloted   through   the   mines   of   the  Granby Consolidated  by :A,; B. W.  Hodges, the local" manager, and when  seen-by the   Pioneer  man, was   quite  enthusiastic  over  what   he has   been  shown in this camp.    In tact, he had  seen nothing quite.like it in his travels,  and marvelled that a profit of any sort  could be made, at the present price of  copper, from such low grade ore.    He  realized, however, he said, that it was  only by handling the ore on  a large  scale and by  reducing   the operating  costs to the closest possible notch, that  better than   costs  could   be realized.  For the smelter, also, he  could find  nothing but commendation, commenting   especially    on    the    economical  mechanical feeding apparatus, as   well  as  on  the  new  self-dumping   device  lately installed at the 400-foot level of  the company's mines,  Copper Will Slowly Advance.  When Mr. Merton was asked his  views as to the future of the price of  copper, he smiled, and said one could  figure as well as another. However, it  was his opinion, that the price of the  metal would gradually rise, up to perhaps 17 or 18 cents per pound, meantime occasionally dropping a little, but  on the whole gradually getting better  in price as general business conditions  improved all over the country and over  the world.  In his opinion, the present price of  copper was abnormally  low, just asr a  year ago 25 cents per pound was abnormally  high.    Neither.jprice.could; ���  be   maintained for l. any j considerable'! \  length of'time',' and  he fully believed'"  that the latter half of 1908  would be  appreciably better, in this regard, than--;-  the first half, which we are'"liqw going ���  through. '--V ���'.���:-'' ���'.��� .v-< '':-,..  From  his   position in such an important concern, and with his facilities  for feeling the pulse of the copper   '  trade, Mr.  Merton's  opinions  should  be of some worth, and it is pleasant to  note that  he   fully  believes that the  worst  is now  really over,  and .< that,<���;  better times are now in sight for the   ���'  copper producers.  COMING AND GOING  G. W. Rumberger made-a business  trip to Spokane this week. \:J ru , :  Rev. C. W. Whittaker spent a.few  days of this week in Grand Forks.;  John Mclnnis, M. L. A., returned  this week from a trip through parts of  the Kootenay. .  .  Miss Daisy Hodges, of Grand Forks*  has been visiting Mrs. O. N. Galer, on  First avenue," this week; ; -���  - ���    ���  ,M. W. Ludlow, Denoro's boniface,  was in town Thursday, and renewed  his subscription to the Pioneer.       ���  T. C. Luckhurst was in the city for  a few days as salesman for Vancouver  real estate. He caught a Jew victims  but the "samples" did not appeal to  many.   '".      ���.--.������.-��������� -���--.���������   .,..-...-- .......;  E. O,  Lewis,  formerly located ;in J  Phoenix, but now in the hotel business  in Boundary Falls, was here  Wednesday, and renewed  his subscription to '  Boundary's great family journal.  O. B. Smith, Jr., superintendent of  the Granby mines, returned Tuesday from a ten days' vacation, - which  he spent at Victoria and Seattle, leaving his family there for a while longer.  F. T. Emzel, of Spokane, surveyor  for the Great Norrhern, arrived in the  city on Wednesday evening to prosecute some official work" in connection  with the company's Phoenix camp  trackage. ::���;. ��� = '���.������ .--:   ;���. ������. t ;  Wm. Jv :Louttit, ? president of: the  local miners' union, went to Fernie last  Friday, to see his brother, who had,  been crushed between two cars. He  found him in bad shape, and likely  to lose an arm. ...?...���  P. H. Burnham, of Grand Forks,  district freight and passenger agent for  the Great Northern, was here early  this week, explaining to all and sundry  that eliminating Sunday passenger,  trains was a move for economy by his  company.  John L. Dunlop returned last Saturday from Arnprior, Ontario, where  he went with his wife's remains for  interment. His sister, Miss Clara  Dunlop, brother, Walter Dunlop.  brother-in-law, Tom Kingham, and  mother, Mrs. Dunlop, returned with  him, to make their home in  Phoenix.  Household Goods at a Bargain,  On account of moving shortly, will  dispose of following at very low prices,  singly or together: chiffonier, bureau,  washstand, chairs, bedding, rug, carpets, curtains, shades, kitchen range,  heater, lounge, kitchen comfort, dinner  set, crockery and full supply of kitchen  utensils. Apply to Mrs. W. B. Willcox,  Pioneer building.  A 1902. for 1903, for"iq<M, for'1905, for 1906,  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines (or 1900, for 1901, lor  " ' 6, aud 1907. as reported to tbe Phoenix Pioneer���  Past  1908        Week i  293.546     31,0631  Mink.  A Granby Mines..  ~ Snowshoe -...  1904  S49.703  Poorlh Estate Men Here.  Last Tuesday, the two chief newspapermen of Greenwood were visitors in  Phoenix and at the Pioneer office,  namely Col. R. T. Lowery and Duncan Ross, M. P. Mr. Ross has just  returned from Ottawa with his family,  looking hale and hearty, and was calling on the faithful here, as the nomination of delegates for the Vernon  Liberal convention of April 14th, was  to take place that night.  Mr. Ross seemed to think that he  would have no opposition at Vernon,  but would secure a renomination for  the commons on the first ballot. In  about ten days he will return to Ottawa,  to finish up the session, leaving his  wife and two children in Greenwood.  Col. Lowery came up the hill from  the Greenwood Ledge office to find a  place where something was going on.  He states that, although he has started  12 papers in the last fifteen years in  British Columbia, he is still likely to  begin the publication of another one  of these tine days. He likes the climate of Phoenix so well that he comes  here about once a week nowadays.  X  1900  1901  1901  1003  64.553 >3I.7��S 309.858 393,7"f  197       1,731     10,80O     71,313       _..  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode���   5.340   99,034 141,336 138,079   174,298  ���    B. C. Mine  19,494   47,405   14,811    19.365  Kmma... _        650    8,530   M.937  it    Oro Denoro _ ~-.    15,537  Bonnie Belle ��� ���   1 ' Dom. Cop. Co....  0 Br'ltlyn-Stem- .��� ~ ....  .     Idaho.  -   1 '     Rawhide..   37.900  16,400  34450  Latest Prices In Metals  $12.  Nkw York���Copper, eieetrolytir.  75 I $13 00;  lake. *12.87.4 @ $13-12!^  Bar Silver, 55  Lead.   $3 90 @ *4.00.  8$ter;*4.80 @ *4.65.  Sutmet.  Mountu Rose- .  V Athelstan   A    Morrison - .  Y R. Bell   9 Senator   T Brey Vogle  ,  6 No. 37   7 Reliance.   Sulphur King.��� ,  Winnipeg- ........  i Golden Crown���  ��� Kiug Solomon...  A, 3ig Copper   "   No. 7 Mine   City or Paris   Jewel ��.-   Rivetside ...  Carml   Sally   Rambler ���  Butcher Boy....  Duncan   Providence   BUcborn���   Strathmoie ��� .  Golden Eagle...  . Preston   < > Prince Henry....  I , Skylark   Last Chance   < > K. P. U. Mine...  1 > Bay   Mavis _   < ' Don Pedro   I . Crescent   Helen   V Ruby   Republic   Miscellaneous.-  8o��     7.455   15.731  1.076  3,350  160  550  1,040  "������075  665  2,000  350  !��  785  625  482  2.060  "890  219  5.646  3.339  ""363  ��,435  3.070  J.��So  4$  3.450  222  364  33  1905  653.889  1906  801.404  8,426  1007  613437  135,001  147,576  9.485  3.007  30  105,900  1.488  it 804  3.177  208.321  1,712  18,274  14.481  55.73'  35,108  3.056  4,747  140,685  3.960  26,032  48490  3.555  43.��95  12,253  64.173  Si.rto  31.258  'ts  1,833  13  150  649  ���  ���  79  145  993  400  736  3��5  770  150  586  80  3,330 '3.456   325  167  500  53  50  300  60  750  535  689  355  73  30  40  500  106  76  ,140  40  140  15  589  9��  "55  40  700  60  324  30  Total.tons 96.600390,800503,876690,419829,808   933,5481,161437 1.148.237    *93.ot3     21.063  Smelter treatment���  Qrinbvbo 63 t87 210,818113,340 401.921 596,253 687,988828,879 ��37  BCCoDKrS 117^611 148.600 163,913 310,484 210,830 133.740 341.'  Do^.?Cop^Co!,':V.'.'.'.'...  .'.'.-������       WW   84.059 218,811      153  637,626  i,95��  '53.439  2S5,0tl        33.SK>  Total redu��d-6,489 348.439 460,940 697.404 837.666 982.8771.17^301,133,0.7    285.0..    22320 |  P8&  IP*  :��|pi!  ',^l^^,?'ST'h'";#,^���  ���S##P'  ', ',".:''.v��pa.��'J .y^-v.";.'.  ���:-$!��*!!."���������;.���.*������-���-��� 1  ������?&���  ���-���;��:���  :lk^ HWraMWSRBHHaEB^^  PPPPN  mm,-  fit ''  isitlf  I  i''  ������#�� J!  ftp*:  'I'f-  .if'*;  ffl, fe  II-  ���<��� fcl  I-  I;  P  ;*!���  I!  I'M;  Sir  B,  J$i  En  vl  u  I  ?��  rt  SI  rl  "'���ft  i  p-  fi/Fgj  ���ft  ft  I MrSf 1  k  U  1-5  K-i  1  '1  m  i  V  -rurr      DPnffWTY     piOMPPff  ��t BREAKFAST  L.UNCH  DBJNER  SUPPER  Always Acceptable  Always Delicious  M PKHB ��  TEA  Blue Label 40c., Red Label 50c.  and Gold Isabel 60c. Per Lb.  HTU1  Aflif Bootiekry Mining Toureal,  itiixdats Bk TIB*  PIONEEB PUBLISHING CO.  at nsosonx. a. c  T. ALFRED LOVE. Mammock.  I Ontt WO. 14*  TU;    Pf.nmiy   pi^-p^.1 at present, when inactivity prevails   in  x DC rraucniA * iuwcw ��� many hnes of genera! development ^a  so many men are out of employment.  Coupled with the above, is the statement of J. W. Stewart, directing manager of Foley, Welch & Stewart, who  have the contract, that "any white  workingman on the coast is sure of  employment, as the entire supply here  will be taken before any are brought  from east of the Rockies." The total  expenditure on the contract is now  estimated to be $10,000,009, and when  work is in full swing the company will  distribute half a million per month.  This should stimulate the markets of  supply to a considerable extent and  the building of 160 miles over a route  so difficult for railway construction in  one or two years, as is the intention of  the contractors, will be no small  achievement in railway construction,  and another creditable record by the  members of this well known firm, who  j were also in charge of the building of  both the C. P. R. and Great Northern  I into the Boundary a few years ago.  or adtastcb.  f��r��w-  WsMoaUss-  T*tfc* OalUd Mate*, per year.  I.SJ  s.jo  ���**���>������** *����������a��s��"*s��^�����  Uyoitri not a s��bs�� ber lo this paper, this  to aa laviUttoa to vou to become oac.  adsinthaaa eataa tarataheei on appUeatloa.  tagat sf*��k*a> *��� a��d s ecata per lias.  '1*3  t\>  UNIOrijfcflLABELS  [OUR COPPER  CORNER j  m MATTERS UK   INTKRKST   TO   THOSB   INTERESTED    IN    THE ^  S COPPER   MINING    INDUSTRY X  Copper   Shareholders.  The following table shows theaggre  gate number of stockholders of 10  Boston owned copper stocks:  1908  Copper Range Cons.  Shannon  Calumet & Hecla   Bingham...... ......  La Salle ..........  Old Dominion..'......  Winona.   .....   .....  Mass. Cons  .........  Allouez.   ..... ......  Centennial...........  The   largest  increase  Copper   Range  Cons.,  holders,   Shannon,   2,750,  ham, 800; while  Calumet  increase is 395.  6,200  4.5����  3.984  r,6oo  1,460  1,260  1,300  1,100  625  600  1907  3,200  i.7S��  3.589  800  500  700  1,006  425  406  is .shown   by  3,000   stock-  arid  Bing-  &  Hecla's  Copper Bargsloi too Tnctoolc Shrewdness.  The stolid German isn't so slow after all, says Mining Science. He  knows a good thing when he sees it.  He knows copper is cheaper than it is  going to be again m a long time, so  he is laying in a supply. Not for ten  months past have sales of copper been,  so heavy as during February. Between  Feb. 1st and 24th it is estimated that  55,000,000 pounds were sold by the  leading sales agents. Germany was  one of the heaviest buyers.  Qreal Native Copper District.  The; entire copper output of the  state of Michigan comes from the  the single district on the Kenweenaw  peninsula, which is well known as the  one great native; copper district of, the  world, though native copper in apparently similar; occurance is -fourid, in  central and southwestern Virginia and  in some other places. In the Lake  Superior district in 1906 the smelter  production of copper amounted to  229,695,730 pounds.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  "���  ?���   '  ���  '"  ifiys  AJPRIL,  1908.  tH.4Jtl.  ���est Ttl *   .  Tui..��is.  Tin.  ft..  Sat.  ,j> - - ��� ���  -  1 ���    a  .3  4  SJ    6  789  10  ,11  19      13  14    15'   *6  17  18  ijy���0.  ti    aa    43 ,  ��4  ��S  *t* *7  28 ' 39'- 30  ���'"  Salutation.  Ip.:jmuflltf)g;.the?editorial,chair pf  the Pioneer, which we have purchased  froni'.W;.. B, Willcox, itnii  with diffi-  denoe we tafceup the peniwhich he has  ���o 'MblycwieId��il^Bince' the establish-  mepjtj of )he  paper, .and  which   has  given the Pioneer the  very., creditable  poai'tipaJn the newspaper world it now first issue,  enjpjs^^.The Pioijeer is essentially, a  mining,paper. coveri0g,.lhe- Boundary  comnfory, and so^ authentic bas been its  newrthat frequent quotations from its  columns are to be found in the great  mining journals of the continent. This  we wHl endeavor;to maintain as well as  toc^tmu.e toprjnt the latest happen-  ings^qfIthe^cfmp in,readable form.  Thieiiei;wa��^'t,ttme when.a country  newtpaper'-was-', expected   to-.be -a  pottl^l-rnicliSrie and act as ;battering  ram for the par^'to which'-it gave a  cringing^ cnwjng fidelity, but a right-  thinking public has begun to demand  the /dependence of the press.. Under  su<^\^H^ioesjjwe' b��!giivrour career in  Pliciwi^jMlie^nK.irtJatou^v usefulness  aryl A��ftnianeeMh? theJcommnpity will .be  -' -beW����"r��fi^by owning our ownsoul.  Bi caieful attention to business we  hope to merit a continuance. :of the  patronage the Pioneer has received in  the'pastT    We have already  had the  pleasure 4>f oieeting a large number of  the'citizens of Phoenix, and tbe Boundary, whom, with' those we  have not  rapt, we will be pleased to welcome to  our panctunr��ny,time they can find it  A Saae Advocate aid Reliable Editor.  The Nelson Daily News of Saturday  last contained the following editorial  reference to the retiring editoi of the  Pioneer:  "The news that W. B. Willcox ��� is  severing his connection with the Phoe  nix Pionaer will be learned with regret  throughout the Kootenay distnct. Mr.  Willcox, during the eight years he has  edited the Pioneer, has been one of the  best and sanest advocates of southern  British Columbia's claims upon the investing public. The mining news contained in the columns of the Pioneer  was always up to date, and, what was  more important, was always reliable.  Mr. Willcox has rendered valuable service to- the 'Boundary - mining'camps  and it is to be hoped he is leaving Phoenix financially fixed to enjoy the leisure  his years of faithful service entitle him  to. The Daily News loses in Mr.  Willcox a valued * correspondent, who  has kept its readers well posted on  the doings of Phoenix camp since its  We wish Mr. Willcox- an  enjoyable holiday and the best of good  fortune wherever he may decide to  locate in the future."  &OGTORS MISTAKES  Ate said often to be buried six feet under  ground. But many times women call on  their family physicians, suffering, as they  imagine, one from dyspepsia, another from  heart disease, another from liver or kidney disease, another from nervous prostration, another with pain here and there,  and in* this way they present alike to  themselves and their easy-going or oyer-  busy doctor, separate diseases, for which  be, assuming them to be such; prescribes  bis pills ana potions., In reality, they are  ail only iymptwns caused'by some uterine  disease. Tbe'Sh��lcIant*fKnorant of the  ouxue of sufferfngVltseps upntetreatment  until large bjlls are ffi&de. -jaFwjffering  patient gets no TCitcrVjw^eas^ojl^the  wrong treatment, but probably worser ����  t^rer medicine like Sir Plprm's FaTnrlffi  Prescription, directed to the tpirmf. would  havegntWelv reni<wed the aisease, there-  ^y^'olii'pelllDg all those aistTebStng symp*  toms, and instituting -comfort- Instead of  Solonged misery. .It has been well said,  at "a disease known is half cured."  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is a  scientific medicine, carefully devised by  an experienced and skillful physician,  and adapted to woman's delicate system.  Jt is made of native American medicinal  convenient to call.  T. Alfred Love.  Worfcfar 6,000 M��, in B. C.  The official announcement that work  on the Prince Rupert section* of the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway is to commence at once, and that some 6,000  men ate required to begin operations  on the 15th' inst., is welcome news  throughout the coast country and British  Columbia generally.  Especially is it so  INDIGESTIONS  Lr     �� THB EHD OF HEALTH.  Health ends when indigestion  ��� begins.bccausc nutrition fails.  'Thus you arc starved. Then  . the impurities which arise  from undigested food get into  your system. Thus you are  poisoned. Mother >Seigel|s  Syrup makes an cud pf indigestion by strengthening "  digestive organs.  MOTHER  Toots^and ^-"perfectly  harmless in  its  Effects <tt atiu conajtihni or   me  ifrmnXj?  TBajobwerfnl invigorating tonic *Fa-  vorlte Prescription" imparts strength to  -the whole system-and to the organs distinctly feminine in particular. For overworked, .'"worn-out," run-down," debilitated teachers, milliners, dressmakers,'  aaamstresses, "shop-girls," house-keepers,  nnraingznothera, and feeble women generally, Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription  Is the greatest earthly boon, being unequal etf as an appetizing cordial and restorative tonic. ���  As a soothing and strengthening nervine "Favorite Prescription " is unequaled  and is Invaluablo In allaying and subduing -nervous excitability. Irritability,  nervous exhaustion, nervous prostration,  neuralgia, hysteria,- spasms. St. Vitus's  dance,- and other distressing, nervous  aymptoms commonly, attendant upon  functional and organic disease of the  uterus. . It induces refreshing sleep and  relievos mental anxiety and despondent  lit. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets Invlj  t&e stomach, liver and bowels. C  fiftree a dose.   Easy to take as candy.  PROVINCIAL.  The ice on Moyie lake is still quite  firm.  Fernie is now blessed with three  weekly papers.  Cranbrook's estimated expenditures  for 1908 are $27,000.  So far 1000 acres are included in the  townsite of Prince Rupert.  Some 16 gamblers were recently run  out of Fernie by the police.  The B C. government office is being  moved from Fort Simpson to Prince  Rupert.  Columbia Gardens is the name of a  new post office between Waneta and  Fruitvale.  The Moyie Leader is ten years old,  and still staunchly boosts for that mining camp.  April 21-23 the piovincial teachers  will hold the annual convention at  Vancouver.  A steel bridge costing $43,000 is to  be built over Lynn creek, near North  Vancouver.  Five hundred fruit farmers are coming from England to locate in the interior of British Columbia.  The E. & N. railway have com-  rdenced..the construction of,a steel  bridge across the Cowichan river.  ) J. D. McArthur, the. Winnipeg contractor has bonded fifty square miles  of timber lands in the Kitamat valley.  Peter Foley, head of the big contracting firm, Foley, Welch & Stewart,  says they will employ 3,000 men in  the Prince Rupert section of the Grand  Trunk Pacific, for a year and a half.  The First; Canadian Cola.  The first shipment of silver coin was  made from the Canadian mint last  week, a total rf $24,000 being sent to  various parts of the country. The  money was shipped by the Dominion  Express Company to the receiver-general in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver  and other cities, who will deal the  coins out as they are applied for.  Shipments of silver will be made regularly now accordingly as the supply  sent out is exhausted. There will be  no gold sent out for some time, as the  refiners have not yet arrived.  Shafts A Mile Deep.  The question of how deep mining  operations may be carried is much  discussed, but has never been determined, except locally. In some instances it has been determined by economic conditions; in others by physical  conditions, such as large floods of hot  water, or high temperature of the air.  From a mechanical standpo'nt equipment can be provided which will enable the sinking of shafts and the operation of mines to the depth approximating 10,000 feet. At present, about  5,0.00 feet is the limit. It is probable  that the only inducement required ' to  carry mining operations to a depth of  two miles is rock sufficiently rich to  pay the cost.  .  Slocan City is preparing   for a celebration this year.  Vou Will Never Refret  Helping others.  Living a clean life.  Paying your debts.  Making the best goods. ,  Keeping your promises.  Being courteous always.  Apologizing for wrong doing.  Speaking a sympathetic word.  Putting a bridle on your tongue.  Treating competitors generously.  Doing what you know to be right.  Thinking about the cleanest  things.  Refusing to do a questionable thing.  Giving a lift to the fellow that's  down.  Being "on the square" with everybody.  Having patience with cranky customers.  Shutting your ears to a ."smutty"  story.  Yielding to the.impulse to do a good  deed.  Earning the name of making high  quality goods.  WORTH   TAKING  L  One ouneaXlaid Extract Dandelioa;  One ounce Compound Salatona ;  Four osnoaa Compound Syrup  Sarsaparflla j  Mixed aad taken in taaepoonhd  doaea after aaeh meal and at bedtime,  is pronounced by a prominent physician to bs the beat mixture for the  oure of the kidney, bladder, and all'  urinary troablea.  This says the doctor, ia the meet,  simple though remarkable preeerrip-  tion ever written to elaaaee the  system ef impuritiea and waste  matter. It acta as a powerful tonie  ta> the kidneys, forcing them .to filter  oat the acids and poisons, overcoming rheumatism, lame back, sciatica  and other affliotiona arising from  sour, impure blood.  The ingredients can bs procured at  any good drag store, and being purely  vegetable and entirely harmless, ean  easily be mixed at'home.-  If you have a sufferiag Mead shew'  this to him, aa be will nadoabteeTly  be pleased ta> kern ef so atmpte satl  highly imwisiiMiilni a 1  e��s��e����e����t����e �����_!����� ��������������  PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKAY & SONS, Props.  FlMKST AMD PUBEfrr  MILK  A.r��D CREAM,  DRLfVBRBn    DAILY TO   AMY  PAST OF PKOKNIX.  Oivb TJa A. Xkiai-  Satisfaction Gvarantrkd  Phoeaix-  Teil Us tbe News.  My   friends,   help the editor in.  his  CUBES  INDIGESTION.  ' A?T.&mW& CO., X,Tt>.. :ION-TREAT,  wild eyed search for news; when  your  friends come to see you  if you are not  ashamed of it, tell him; when your wife  gives a tea party if you have recovered  from the effects of the gossip, drop in  with the news; .when a baby arrives fill  your  pockets  with cigars and call;  if  you go  to a party steal some of the  good things and leave 'em with the item  in our sanctum. / If your wife licks you  come in and fetus  see the scars and  tender sympathy through the  paper; if  your mother-in-law has died don't  be  bashful .���about it; give in all the common   place  news,    In short whatever  makes you feel glad, yad, lonesome or  proud submit it tp our 24  karat  wisdom and see our matted locks part and  stand pn end with gratitud", which will  pour frbrn  every pore like moisture  from the' dew  besprinkled earth.���Ex.  t,1*t*tntUa*&it0  Greenwood ^tH|^C Lrlll��  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a. ra."j  '�� " lower town, 10.00 a.m. >��� Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. mJ  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Office, WithMoRae Bros., Knob Hill Ave.  D. L. McELRO Y, Proprietor,  Dominion Ave.,  ,,������������ Near Ctty HaJJ  *������ PHOENIX, B. C. ��W  Carnages and Other Rigs, Horses and; Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  IDc J. McDos&ttldUProp;  A Sh��f��e! thaPuWie Patronage Soflcifti.  fPHQNH 87.  D. j. McKenzie,   master of bridges  and buildings on this section of the C |  P.   R;- was   killed at Coykendall  last  week Thursday by the fall of a derrick.;  ��� .      '. j  Denial is made of the reports that  the C.P.R. is about to take over the  Kettle Valley line.*, the reason being  advanced unofficially that to do this  would vitiate the cash bonus from both  provincial, and. .Dominion govern men ts  hat the charter of this line up the  North Fork carried.  Baiter's Philosophy.���XXIII.  Resolved, that the effect of powder  and paint is marvellous.    Sortie   folks  says they only believe what they  see,  but they don't   believ/i a   hundredth  part of what they see with   their  eyt-s,  because  it   is ���; the   mind   that   sees.  "Having eyes Ye see  not," is true of  most of us.   The greatest forces in the ;  universe are invisible to our eyes-���like';  the law of gravitation.    Faith  can see i  more and work "more wonders than any {  other force, and yet it is   invisible, except in it's results, r  In Alberta the boards of trade of  Edmonton, cStrathcona, Wetaskiwin,  Calgary, Medicine Hat, Lethbiidge and t  Red Deer indorsed the demand for the  lead bounty,by the B C. miners and  petitions, have been sent to Ottawa in  consequence. '���'.  The Sullivan smelter, at Marysville,  is to be run till- the stock ol ore. on  hand is used up.  .   It is said that an tinu-  of ore has been 'struck  Star mine at Kiinhcrk-y.  tialty b*t! body  in  'the   N'jrili  THB  FISaST   QUALITY  IX  MILK anJ CREAM  AT  THB  dSBX  PIIONK  HTHICTL.Y    Kltl��**ll    Kt����H  J.    W.    IIA.NNAM.    PHOI'HlKTQU.  toxcooo:o.c o;o.o.o.ox>.ox>;oxd:o.o:o.o.oj  P. 0. Bex 56.  'Phone 2.   ��  Pheenlx Market.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season : :  I. H. HALLbTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary T'o-.l.  CableArfdress:       HALI.HTT  (Bedford M-tfetl -  Code* < Moreini;      Nesl's  , ( Xeiber's.  Grkkswooiv  B.<  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  : and BATHROOM.  g^t^^obH.11 A��    Phokn.x. B. C.  PHOENIX NEST   j*   ORDrR OF (HHS.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midwav,' Eholt and  nil  the  other  g  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon. ��:  Metis every Sun da v   Kvkm.  ISO, at Minem' Union Hull.  Headquarters:  NEL80N, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary : *j  GREENWOOD, B.C.   o  i&9&&d&sfd��S)<^^  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL S3.000.000      RESERVE FUND $1 ,860.003  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFICES IN THE  '     ;      �����    ,-*"   PROVINCE OF QUEBEC   , ;  WB OVfBB  rACIUTIBS   POSSESSED   BV  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOB  Collections anil Banking Business Generally  IN  THAT  IMPOBTANT TBKKITOBY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES   IN  Manitoba,  Alberta  and  British Columbia.    Correspondents  all Over the World.  Paper-Type-Ink S?ShnTt  S^jobriepaSmeS The Phoenix Pioneer  Cordial Wtlcom* toBrtlhrtn. VUillng  DANNY DEANH. Pr.-.ldtn.  CHA5. E.  KING, S��cr��ry  KingEdward Lodge, No. 30  A. F. anil A. M.  Regular comniiinlcmtoii f j>. n>. -.>  end Thuiftday ofencli month.  K nerj!��-"t nier-lllilf. s��r��ll"l \I��.-..,ott  Hall   M< H..I' iiir��-k.  V. Jl.SHHRBINO.  h.cret^rv.  T. KODUKI'.K.  I. O. O. F.  =NOWSHOK LODC.K NO. .6  Meets every Monday Ijveniug   al Minem' II��I .  t/isiliiiji brctbreu cordially Invited.  Carlton H. Cook, N  >>.  W. S. Cone   Kec   -re y  C. W. WHiT-AKKR.rer. Vin Becy  PIIOKMX    A Kit IK   XO   1W  MeelH i-nd^y eveu  Union Hall.  Vivlling     brolhcit  alwuy�� ���< il otnc  1   Whk. W. I-.  IIakkv Jaxks,  ���   W. Ser  Only Two Bits Per Alnn'h.  ... The cost cf having.us.scnil ihe l'i'>-  neer to. any part, of the w rid, I<t;i  short time, is only 25 cents per iimnih.  Leave haiiies��"and addresses at lire  Pioneer office.  mGB>GrRADE  Job printing  BY  THK  Ip^boeniy flMoneer  As in any other calling, trade or profession, the Printing  business always has some in it that produce work a little better  than the ordinary and a good deal better than most of them.  Such an establishment is that of the PHOENIX PIONEER,  where the endeavor is to turn out the BES7 QUALITY OF  WORK that can be done with paper, typeand ink.  The best evidence of our snecess is the fact that we are  and have been busier than other offices in this district, and are  producing work that other offices do not attempt. Only the  .most competent workmen are employed, with the result that a  high standard of efficiency is secured���and at no increase in cost  to the customer.  With a complete equipment, from Presses and Type to  Punching, Perforating and Wire Stitching machines and the best  grade of stock obtainable, we are in position to give prompt attention to orders for  Mining Forms and Blanks Business Stationery  Office Stationery       Lodge and Church Work  In Any Quantity  In fact, we can give you anything supplied in a first-class  metropolitan,printing establishment. Orders taken for Ruling,  Binding, Blank Book work and Steel and Copper Plate Engraving!  Prompt attention to mail orders  pioneer pub. Go.  Pioneer Building, next P. O.,  BSboentr, 3. C,  t-UJI.   ..      ll,l.M.|ji il' I.JILI   'L.-  tKilimiWpS3MBl3wlf',R.I  nftz *wnmmm  uiitoK,  B  ?FHE   FHOKtfTX   PTOTTBEW.  T  B. C. MINING   O  Golden is booming itself as the ^ate  way l�� the Findlay river gold-fields.  At the Giant mine, near Golden, thf  Elmore oil proc-ss has been  installed.  The shaft or the Center Star  min.-,  near Rossland, is down  to the 2400  foot level.  In Rossland the new interest in the  lonii neglfctedisouth-belt claims continues unabated.  There are now 800 people in Hos-  nier. The shipping of coal will commence this summer and Hosrmr will  be a busy burg.  The Vancouver, in the Slocan,  owned and operated by the Le R<>r  No. 2, is turning out so well that it is  to be floated as a separate undertaking.  The Molly  Gibson   group   of gold  claims, near Rossland,   has been   sold  to a New York syndicate  for $56,00 .  the ore of which   assays $100 per  t�� �����  and can be quarried.  A five-stamp mill for treating free-  milling ore on the McLellan group of  claims on the' west coast of Moresby  Island of the Queen Charlotte group,  will be installed shortly.  Directors of the Crow's Nest Pass  Coal Co. have decided not to pay a  quarterly dividend in April, but the  amount of the dividend will be included in a half yearly dividend, to be  paid in July.  A year's lease on the Iron Horse,  Rossland has been given to M. A.  Henderson by the company owning  the. property. It is close to the big  producers of the camp and has a 300-  foot shaft and much drifting.  lqhn Arbuthnot, ex-mayor of Winnipeg, and associates, including some  New York capitali* ts, have formed a  $3,000,000 company to exploit the  coal measures on Malcolm island, near  Port McNeil, at the northern end of  Vancouver island. About 20,006  acres have been secured, as well as  some 300 or 400 acres near Nanaimo.  Magistrate Praises  Zsm-Buk  Magistrate Rasmussen, of 202 Marquette  St..    Montreal,    write?:    "For  many years I was troubled   with a serious eruption  of-;the  skin     This   was  not only  unsightly, but it was ai times  very   painful.    I    first   tried   various  household remedies but these   proved  altogether useless.     I  then took medical advicr.    Not one, but several doc  tors in turn were consulted,   but I was  unable to get any   permanent   relief.  Some time back   I noticed   a  report  from the Justice of the Peace   (Magistrate Perry, J. P.' for B..C.) been cured  ol a chronic skin disease by Zam-Buk,  and I determined to   give this balm   a  KS      trial.    After a "thoroughly fair' test,   I  can  say   I   am delighted  with  it.    I  have the best of reasons  for this   conclusion; because .while everything  else  I tried���salves,   emhrocations, washes,  soaps and doctor's preparations, failed  absolutely tojelieve my   pain and   rid  me of .my trouble, three boxes ot Zam-  Buk worked a complete cure.    In my  opinion this balm should be even more  widely   known than it   is, and I   hope  that    my   experience   will   lead  other  sufferers who are in despair  to try this  herbal healer, Zam-Buk."  For healing eczema, running sores,  cuts, bruises, burns, boils, eruptions,  itch, chapped hands, and diseases of  the skin Zam-Buk is without equal.  All druggists and stores sell it, 50c.  box or postpaid from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.  AMERICAN OFFICERS OF HIGH RANK  ENDORSE AMERICAN REMEDY, PE-RINNA.  Twenty-Eight Army   Generals  Send Letters of Endorsement  To Dr. Hartman, the Inventor  of Pe-ru-na.  No other catarrh remedy In the world  baa received, such unstinted eulogy  from so many renowned statesmen and  military mon as Peruiia.  Gen. O'Belrne ot Washington, D. C,  Writes:   "As many of my  friends and  acquaintances have   successfully nsod  your Poruna as a catarrh euro, I feel  that it is an offeotlve remedy, and I recommend it as such to thoso suffering  from that disease as a  moBt hopeful  source of relief."���James B. O'Belrne,  200 Broadway, Washington, T>. 0.  General S. S. Yoder of Ohio,  Writes: "Iliavo found Peruna to be a  wonderful remedy.    I only used it for a  short time and am thoroughly satisfied  as to its merits."���S. B. Yoder, Washington, D. O.  BrUadler-General Klrby  Writes.:  "I can recommend Poruna to  all those who are afflicted with catarrh."  ���D. T. Kirby, Washington, D, C,  Brlfadler-General Kin* of Confederate  Army,  Writes: "1 unhositatingly state that I  am convinced. Peruna is a medicine that  will effect all the cures that are claimed  for its use,"���J. Floyd King, Washington, D. O.  General Smalls, Beaufort, 8, C ,  Writes: "I have used Peruna for catarrhal trouble and find it boneflcial  and to be all that it promises, and freely  glvo It my unqualified recommendation."���Robert Smalls.  General Abbott of Washington, D. C,  Writes: "I am fully convinced that  your remedy Peruna is an excellent  tonio. Many of my friends have used  it with the most'beneficial results for  coughs, colds and catarrhal trouble."���  IraO. Abbott, 006 M Bt., N. W,, Washington, D. 0.  Captain Yarned of Washington, p. C,  Writes: "Your medicine, Peruna, I believe to bo tho best medicine for catarrh  on tho market. I have taken only a  small amount, and can see very beneficial results,"���W. G. Yaruell, 2322 Lincoln street, K. E., Washington, D. O.  General McBride of U. S. A.,  Writes: "I have no hesitation in recommending Peruna to all persons who  are afflicted with catarrhal troubles,"���  J. D. McBride, 450 Pennsylvania Ave.,  N. W., Washington. D. O.  General Noske of 0. V. V.,  Writes: "I commend Peruna to those  wiio'nfo troubled with colds, producing  -���4'n.rrh, aa a most efficacious cure and as  a good goneral tonic."���Oh as. I". Noske,  218 B St., N.-W., Washington, P. 0.  General Erwln's Recommend.  "Many of my frionds have used Per  rnna aa a dyspepsia remedy with the  most beneficial results/' ��� John B.  Erwin, Washington, D; 0.  Brig. General Schell Benefited.  "Poruna is indeed a wonderful tonic,  and for coughs and colds I know of  nothing better."���V. M. Schell, Washington, JD. .0.'  General Duffleld of the Union Army,  Writes: "I have nsed. Peruna in my  family and have found it a valuable  mediolne, and take pleasure in recommending it to all who suffer from catarrh of the stomach or who require a  tonioof efficiency."���Tho Cairo, Washington, D. O.  General Butler of South Carolina,  Writes: "I can recommend Peruna tor  dyspepsia and stomach trouble. I have  bepn using your medicine for a short  period and feel very much relieved. It  is indoed a wonderful medicine, besides  a good tonic."���M. O. Butler.  Gen. Powell, flecker Post No. 443,  Writes: "After using one bottle of Peruna I became convinced of its curative  qualities, and continued Its use to date.  All symptoms of catarrh havo disappeared, yet {con unuo its moderate use  as a preventive, and an old man's tonio."  ���W.' U. Powell, Bojjpville, III.  Gen. Sebrlng of the Confederate Army,  Writes: "I can cheerfully recommend  your valuable remedy Poruna as a very  excellent tonic, and ulsogood for coughs,  colds, catarrh and goneral debility."���  W. H. Sobring, 133 W. 4th ��� St., Jacksonville, Fl a.  General Payne of Washington, D. C,  Writes: "I Join with my comrades in  recommending Poruna to my friends as  an invigorating touic to build up the  system,"���Eugene jpt. Payne, 4074th St.,  N. W., Washington, i>, 6.' .  General Talley of Pa. Vol. V. S. A.,  Writes: "Your Poruna has been used  by me and my friends as a relief for catarrhal troubles with the most beneficial  results. I am bo convinced of the efficacy  of Peruna that I do not hesitate to give  it my recommendation."���Wm. Cooper  Taney, 718 D St., If. E;, Washington,  P.q.  General Blgelow Cured.  Gen. J. G. Bigelow, 151 O St., N. W.,  Washington, D. 0., writes:  "Peruna has mado mo well and it has  given mo more then ordinary strength  and spirit tor work."���J. G. Bijrelow.  General Chase, Asst. Adj. Gen'l G. A. R���  Writes: "The excellence of Poruna as  aouro or relief for catarrhal disturb*  anceg is well established. Many of my  friends havo boon benefited by its use."  ���B. P. Chase, 28 Harrison St., Ana-  oostla, D,0.  General O'Connor of U. V. Legions,  Writes: "If you are suffering from catarrh or physical debility, immediately  commence tho use of Peruna. It has  been of the greatest benefit and sorvice  to many of my friends." ��� DenniB  O'Connor, 788 82nd St., N, W.,'Wash*  ington, P, C.  Gen. Wright of the Confederate Army,  Writes: "I take ploaswo In recommending Peruna. It in r�� remarkable  medicine and should b��. csed by persons  who aro in need of a good tonio and by  sufferers from catarrh."-MarcusW right,  172-1 Corcoran St., Washington, D, C,  Gen. Hawley of Washington. D. C���  Writes: ��I have used Peruna and find  it very beneficial for kidney trouble  and especially good for coughs, oolds  and catarrhal troubles."���A. P. Hawley.  Brig. Gen. Cook, of Washington, D. C,  Writes: "As a number of my friends  and acquaintances have used Poruna as  a catarrh jure with good results, and as  lam now using U beneficially, I can  safely recommend its use to persons  suffering from this disorder ."���Geo. W.  Cook. .'���'������"��� ������'���"���  Gen. Middle ton of Washington, D. C,  Writes: "Your preparation of Peruna  as a cure for catarrh as well as a tonic  deserves the gratitude of those afflicted  with that, disoase as well "as physical  prostration. .1 have been much benefited in every respect in various ways,  and 1 feel it a duty to recommend its  usefulrioss to my fellow citizens."���John  Mlddleton.  General Sypher of Washington, D.C..  Writes: "After suffering for years with  neuralgia, I was persuaded by a friend  to uao your remedy, Poruna, and after  giving it a fair and thorough trial,!  can now cheerfully recommend Peruna  to any one who is suffering with  neuralgia. It is also an excellent tonic."  ���J. H, Sypher,  Brig Gen. Gibson of Washlngtou, D.C.,  Writes: "Peruna is not only a remedy  for colds and catarrh, but also an admirable tonio and should be in every  household. I commend Its possession  and use to all persons. Am using it  myself with good results."���A. G.  Gibson.  Gen. Henderson of Washington, D. C;  Writes: "Peruna has bean nsed. In my:  family with ,the very besj; results, and I  take) pleasure in recommending youi?  valuable remedy to my friends as a fiao  tonic and effective cure for catarrh." :\i  MaJ.  Gen.   Armstrong of  Washing-  '. ton, D. C,  Writes: "As many of. nay old comrades  and friends have been greatly benefited ���.  by the use of Peruna if or catarrhal  troubles, I heartily Join in their enr  dorsomont of Its curative qualities."���  P.C.Armstrong. , }'  General Petty* of tl��i��J^V.U#c  Writes: "It affords me ploasuro to say.. .  that some ot my patients who h*v*'��iaed,.  Peruna as a tonio and *l*o for catarrhal  troubles, have been greatly benefited?  by the same. I am satisfied of the ex-,  oollenceof the same."���Charles Pettys.j   ;  General Legg of Washington, D. 6., ���  Writes: "1 take pleasure in endorsing;  the many recommendations I have J  heard; and read of Peruna, because of:  having had knowledge ot tbe truth of ;  so many of them.  "We always tell our sick and ailing:  friends of the remedies that we have;  learned, from experlenos, were good]  for us when ailing in the same way, and!   '  we do it as a duty wo teel that we owe,   <���  them.  "Why la It any tho leas our duty to  advise all the people wo can when we>   ..  know of a' good and oonrpaTatlTely Inexpensive -remedy that* makee^ many  oures, smd benefits In almost' an eases? ������������  "My own Uttle personal experience.;.,  of being relieved of deafneaa, canted by  a siege of catarrh, warrants me In advising   all, the afflicted to Just try'/  Peruna."���A.M. Legg.,  Col.ShatsweJI of WuMnJton,D C.  Writes:,. ������ I commend Pernn* asa most.  agreeable as weU aa effective medicine.  Catarrh and oatarrhal oolds ax* ohecked^^.  and generaUy cured by a Judicious use ::  of it.   It ia a good promoter of digestion >;  and is an excellent remedy for �� weak;,  stomach.   It tones up the appeUto andt^r.  Is not at aU disagreeable  to  tako."���'*....���  Nathaniel ShatsweU.  Captain Jacksoo or Washington, D. c*��l'  Writes:  "I am eighty-three yean old^t.  a veteran ot the Black Hawk, Mexican" v  and Civil Wars.  Boms years ago X wsa\i*{  seriously affected with oatanch ot tho,.-;  stomach.  After the nee of three bottles.��  ot Poruna-every appeturano*  ol my*  complaint was removed;'*  If you do not derive prompt and oa��o-   .  factory results from tbe nso ot Poruna* ,  write at once to Dr. Hartmaai, givlag ��  full statement of yoor oaee and he wlU';j:  be pleased to give yonhia valuable ao>.::  vice gratis.  Address Pr. Hartman, Fresidomt ot|'  The Hartman Sanitarium, Oolumboa, Ow ;  All correspondence held oonfldsnttsL  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUHANO, Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners'. Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  rrnnf.  Hut Street-        Opposite  Knob Hill Hotel  Phoksix, B. C.  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTIOK Is hereby given that th'  Canadian PuclBc Railway Compntiy (��s Lessee  on ��he Columbia and Western Railway) h*o tins  <1��V deposited in the 1 Islrict Laud ReRHrtrv  Office at Karaloops In the Province of British  Columbia, a Plan Profile aud Book of Reference  showliiE a oioposed branch Hue to the Kettle  Valley Lumber Company's Mill situate near  Gra&d Forks In the Vale District of the Province  of British Columbia, and that the said Canadian  Pacific Railnfay Company will, as soon after the  expiration of tour weeks from the first publication of thi- notice as tbe application can be  heard, apply to the Hoard of Commissioners lor  Canada at their Court-room In the City of Ottaw��  under Section a��a of the Railway Act. to authorize the construction of the .said railway brancn  line In accordance with the povisions or the  Railway Act. ,  Dated at Vancouver this aist day of February,  1908  R. MARPOMt,  General Executive Assistant.  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Ma.rysville       32��ir3 376,96s  RECEIPTS        24,687  5.224  1,819  271,433  71.250  23.273  5.730  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Land Registry Act, aud In  the matter of the Title to Lot 1, Block 13, (Map  59) Town of Phoenix  WHKREAS, the Ceitificate of title of James  Summers being Certificate of Title No 86aia to  the above hereditaments, has been lost or destroy id, and application has been made to me for  a duplicate thel eof.  NOTICE 19 HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate  Certificate of Title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the expiration of one Month  from the date of the firat publication hereof, unless in the meantime valid objection to the contrary is made to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar of Titles.  Land Registry Office,  Ksmloops, B.C..  March 34th. 1908.  Total.. ...   3I.73�� 37'.686  Vancouver is now blessed with a  Hindoo weekly newspaper���the Free  Hindusthan.  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Monte Grand & California Fraction mineral  claim, situate in Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District. '  Where located���Greenwood Camp.  Claim Yo7"the year en'dinK October t.th, .907, j A TAKB^NOTICE that^I   Fort��� M    Kerby a,  e'er^e^  And if at the expiration of 90 days from the  first publication of this notice you tail or refuse  to contribute your proportions of the expenditures requiied under Section 24 of the Miueral  Act, to hold said Claim for the year above mentioned, together with all cost" of advertisings  yourintetcRts in said Claim will become vested  in the subscriber (a co-owner) under Section 4, of  the Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900:  The amount due from you, OLtvE Stkbn, on  account of such work, and recording the Certin  cate thereof is $75.62, and from you, J. S. C.  hKASBa, is $8 54.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 23rd day of January, 1908.  D. I��� MCINTOMINUY.  UU| .-.-. 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NEW WESTMTNSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doine grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and givea .  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D.,Prinoi.  pal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell, Bursar.  ���'���'���������&  .-��� V��:  ������'������'���*&  ���:. m  ������:-:|.  lilp  -lip  ::IJP  ".'���'Siwff^'-'.J  'cffef;ll  rVMJ:.:.-:'.-,'.^  ��� -'m^m  :3i ;���.:;*��'' ''''  ���m'ifK  mm  ���':��!'���:  mm  .?;?:/.   ..:'/���:-",  W:  ��&������'&.  m  ���mm  ���M ��� ��� Sr iW  TT4fF    PMOKNTX    PIO^KF**  StflSi  ff  ' Efti  'B1  1  Hi  sftf,  iff;  I ;j? .  4  *l  ll  all  tS ��� >  ���d  TO  j;������flfflftf j  vIPPl'I  Ii  I  m{  1  I  ��� '  m)  ml  1  asai  SHARP <a IRVINE CO.  BROKERS  108 Wall St. Spokane, Wash.  We make a Specialty of Coeur d'Alene,  British Columbia, Alberta and  Idaho Stocks.  When you are in the Market, either buying- or selling, write or wire us.  in and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS  OF  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  -O"  _o_  Leading Hit��l of Boundary's UstJIat  MlalHf Caaap  Hotel Balmoral  flaw and Dp-to-daaa  Cantrslly Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and Flrat St.,  ,  PHOENIX, B. C.  j. A  ������MASTER  Proprietor;  X  "Ha  UNDER NEW   MANAGEMENT  Hotel Alexander  1 y  McGitfis & McLaughlin, Props.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  ,   ���_ Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy and  4        ��� ,". well  furnished rooms.  ftaalaloa Aveaw -      '    '- Pfcoeaiii.BC.  B1IIY CARRIAGES AND GO-CARTS  T  Just arived a fine line.    Come and get first choice. L  _ BINNS,,THE FURNITURE MAN ���  O -, hpecia].tIes f  ,,    UNDERTAKING PICTURE FRAMING A  ��� AGENCY���  ' '        I  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY g  NELSON, B. C.  First-Class Work.  m  m  m  J AME^vS Pho"e *>* i  Church Services Tomorrow  iyV%^%o  norrow I  Teanessee Slagers on Monday.  Next Monday evening the original  Tennessee Jubilee Singers will appear  in their initial performance at the opera  house. The company comes highly  recommended, and  many  believe   it  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service, first  and    third   Sunday, at   10:30 a.m. :  second and fourth  Sunday, 7:30 p.m. j will be the best show of the kind here  ! this season.    The following are a few  of their popular songs:  Old Black Joe; Dixie; Steal Away to  .Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30 '  p.' m. evening service 7:30 p.- m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation; to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30  p. m. Sunday school and Bible j  Jesus; The Lord's Prayer; Standing on  the Walls of Zion; America; Rocked  in the Cradle of the Deep;,There's a  Jubilee; Keep Moving; My Lord Delivered Daniel; Push Thbse^ Clouds  Away; Roll on the Golden'Clouds;  Poor Mona, Vou Shall be Free; Swanee  class at 10:00 a. m. A cordial welcome River; Old Kentucky. Home; - Swing  to all.   Rev.  Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.   Low   Sweet   Chariot;   These   Bones  Shall Rise Again; The Old Arc' Moving; Roll, Jordan, Roll; PeteayGo Ring  Dem Bells; Hallelu, Hallelti; Nellie  Gray; He Moves 'in de, Middle of de  Air; My Lord, What a Morning; TMsc  and Shine, Darkies, and hundreds of  others. '   *���    ' '    -  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of .each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 3:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.L Pastor  Ball am Ecster Mosday  The ladies of Phoenix Rebekah  lodge, No. 17, LO.O.F., will hold  their second annual ball on the "evening of Easter Monday, April 20th.  ,The dance.f ill be held in the Miners'  Union hajl/jgood music has been  secured, am^JDanny Dearie will cater  the Juncheb^Kdaintfes. The ladies  intend.ife��aWng?#us the. event of the  Two Uftfe Fines.  Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis  who imposed a,fine of $29,000,000 on  the Standird Oil Co., has now soaked  an offending janitor one cent, Perhaps the judge was discouraged by the  delay in collecting the $29,000,000,���  Buffalo Express.  .��� season  The pioneers of J'rince Rupert are  making strong* efforts to keep out the  Chinese  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to'  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  '   Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per 100.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J, Gardner.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $16 up, see  Miss McDonald. ,    ,  Come and get first choice of Baby  Carriages and; Go-Carts at Binns, the  Furniture Man.  Rev. Samuel Lundie and his sister  moved into the Presbyterian manse, on  Gospel Hill, yesterday.  Eric Jackson has been busy lately  with development on his Bellview  mineral claim, in the eastern part of  the camp.  "Phoenix Nest No. 168, Order of  Owls, is steadily growing, having now  93 members, with several applications  to be acted on.  Travelling men now come to Phoenix and 'phone to Greenwood to see if  anyorders. are awaiting them there.  Time was when the  opposite was   the  rule.  The C. P. R. announce reduced rate  of fare and third between all stations for  Easter Holidays. Tickets on sale  April 16th to 20th, and good to return  until April 21st.  On Good Friday, the 17th inst.,  service will be held at 7.30 at the  church of England by Rev. J. Leech-  Porter, and addresses will be given on  the"Saymgs of Christ Upon the Cross."  Joseph J. Bassett, the mayor of  Hartford Junction, who is doing development on his Florence mineral claims,  was showing some nice copper ore  samples around camp this week, and  sajs he is finding native copper also.  In a letter to H. James from Prince  Rupert this week, James McCague,  formerly of Phoenix, states that there  is nothing startling happening in the  new G.T.P. city, the townsite not being thrown open as yet. The weather,  however, has been fine and mild,  Roy V. Chisholm, late of Phoenix,  has purchased the Kootenay hotel business from Messrs. Dixon and Luke.  Mr. Chisholm took the hostelry over  on -April--1st.���He comes -from the  Boundary strongly recommended as a  first-class hotel man.���Rossland Miner.  "What Women Will Do" in the  opera house on Thursday evening  proved a creditable show. Although  the audience was somewhat small those  who attended enjoyed an evening of  mirth, the company * having good  comedians. This (Friday) evening  the same company will present "The  Denver Express."  The funeral of S. A Mullin was  held last Sunday, under the auspices  of Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8, of  which deceased was a member. The  date was changed from Tuesday to  Sunday, on account of a sister not being able to come here from Duluth,  because of illness. Rev. Whittaker  officiated at the obsequies.  The Tenessee Jubilee Singers will  be here April 13th.  You can get a bargain in China any  time at Thrasher's Drug Store.  The subject for Sunday at the Methodist church will be "Bread for the  Multitude."  Closing out sale of new and second  hand goods. H. J. Clint, Copper  street, Greenwood.  Two-roomed, furnished cabin to  rent ��� $8.00 per month; apply to  M. M. Stephens.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  The Great Northern wrecking crew  from Marcus arrived last Saturday  night, to straighten out the wreck of  an ore train which occurred on the  Granby high line the day previous.  After two or three days' work the cars  were taken away, some to the shops at  Hillyard, and the C. P R. box car to  continue its way to the kindling wood  heap. The ore is still there, and will  make geod ballast.  latoat tajlalag Slock Qnotitloaa.  [Corrected by Mighton & Cavaaagb,  Nelson, B. C, to April 8, 1908.]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  folio wins quotations:  Boundary Side Lights  (. Lowery's Greenwood Ledge is authority for the statement that Duncan  Ross will not accept the nomination  on the Conservative ticket for the  Commons.  George Stephen Jermyn, Dominion  veterinary surgeon at Myncaster, and  Miss Addie May Melville, of Midway,  were married in Greenwood on Tuesday by the Rev. M. D. McKee.  An offer has been made by the Canadian Mining Institute to send a mining library to Greenwood free of cost,  providing the board of trade will care  for the same. The offer is being considered.  st 11  Alberta Coal and Coke .15  B.C. Copper...  4.26  Chaa. Dickens  -17J*  Cons. Smelters  71.00  Copper King  .03%  Domin. Copper  1.87J��  Galbraith Coal....... .SO  Gertie................ .03)4  Granby ............   , 85.00  Hecl��(C.D.A.)....... 3.60  International C. & C. .72}��  Kendall...  1.12  Missoula Copper...... .9%  Nabob................ .03%  OomPaul............ .06  Panhandle Smelter... .04%  Rambler-Cariboo..... .26  x(6X ��� ���������������������������#����������������������������� as ��������� *AtJxJ2  Snowshoe  .10)6  Snowstorm-.......... 2.04  Sullivan .  . ...... .00>��  Sullivan Bonds....... ���:������--  8tewart .'::    .......: .87&  ASKBI.  .30  4.76  .20  76.00  ���03%  2.12>^  .28  .04}<��  95 00  450  .75  1.35  .1!>B  .041*  .07  "..'���..04%  .27^  .17  .12  2.13  ..0I��  67.50  .81K  nit-iin  Is the name of the finest  18   Size   Watch    made.    It is made by  the Wal-  tham Watch Co., and is recognized by all railroads as  standard everywhere. We carry it, and also the best grades  made by many other makers.    If you want a Watch  IT WILL PAY YOU TO LOOK THESE OVER  18-16-12 size, with cases lo suit, and Prices that will  comparison.      :   ���      : :,        : :        ���:���        :     -  stand  Pralt Ranch lor Sale.  For sale, on Slocan river, 10 to 20  acres of fine fruit land. This is one  of the prettiest spots in B.C., 1*6  miles from post ofnice, school, and  C.P.R. depot; and the market first-  class.  For particulars apply to J. V,  Ingram, Phoenix, B.C.  E. A, BLACK,  THE JEWELER.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  PHOENIX   OPERA    HOUSE  MONDAY. April 13,1908.  Clearlac Rlfht *f Way.  W. W. Rogers, who formerly lived  in this camp, came in last week from  Hedley, where he has been for some  months. He says it is the opinion of  those well posted tbat although much  of the grading on the V. V. & E.  extension from Keremeos to Hedley,  some ��� 20 miles, is done, there yet  remain some large cuts and fills and  two large bridges to attend-to, and it  will probably be well on towards the  time for snow to fly again before trains  are running to Hedley. A few days  ago contracts were let for clearing the  n'ght of way for the new railway line  from Hedley.to Princeton, a distance  of about 24 miles.  Mr. Rogers went from here to Kault,  on the main line, where he will spend  the summer caring for his landed  interests, and says he is preparing to  plant the largest arid best orchard in  the province.  Liberal Delegates Chosea. -  At the adjourned meeting of the  Phoenix Liberal Association, called by  President P. H. Cosgrove, and held in.  the Delahay block Tuesday evening,  the following delegates were chosen to  attend the Vernon nominating convention of the 14th inst.: P. H. Cos-  grove, J. E. W. Thompson, Frank Mc-  Dougall, Robert Horrell and Frank  Byrne. It is likely that Mr. Cosgrove  and another delegate Vwill attend,  carrying the,proxies of the, others.  Delegates will leave today, in order to  reach Vernon in time for the meeting,  which is expected to renominate Duncan  Ross, the sitting member at Ottawa.  ORIGINAL������  TENNESSEE   JUBILEE SINGERS  29th SEASON.  A GREAT ATTRACTION  OF COLORED ARTISTS,  DIRECT FROM THE  "OLD   COTTON   BELT."  They tell a wonderful story in  song.  and    artistically    illustrate    in  song and melodies, in a most  . novel and ideal way, the "Negro  American Life."  Tickets,. $1.00.75c. and 50c  SEATS AT TOM BROWN'S.  Dominion Moils.  Tale-Cariboo Moral Distort.  It you owe your subscription to this  j paper, please pay up.  "���I  Migfiiora <S& Gavattatigg!*  Drawer 1082  BROKERS  Nelson, B. C.  Phone 110  i52S35BSSS2S2SSZSZSWSiSSSZSiiS3E  We have clients who are in the market for all or  any part of the following stocks at prices named:  5000 B. C. Amalgamated Coal 04  10000 Canadian Gold Fields 03^  20 Cons. Smelters 71.00  200 Dominion Copper     1.75  ro Granby Cons 85.00  rSoo International Coal 72^  v ,   500 Nabob    ��� .04  Subject to Confirmation,  We make the following special offerings:  1000 Aloerta. Coal pooled     Bid.  15 B. C. Copper       4,75  1000 Cariboo McKinney 02  2000 Diamond Vale Coal.........   ' v-18  5000 Panhandle Smelter.       '05  200 Snowstorm .2.20  6000 Sullivan         .i$&  If you will trade at prices named, please use the  wires at our expense.  MIGHTON (SI CAVANAUGH,  n]         "T7"fff"TTcT     ��� '   1        I,'.iiiibii in  ' 1  ijHSESES2SHSE5aSZ5E5FSESa5HS2S2SES HSHSilSaS i  A   Convention  of   the . Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-Cariboo will be held at  ELLISON HALL, VERNON  Oi Tbwsdaf. April 23ri 1900.  for the purpose of 'selecting a candidate  to contest tne forthcoming Dominion  Elections in tbe interests of the Liberal-  Conservative Party.1 Local Associations  are requested to meet and appoint dete-  gites at once. Representation at the  onvention will be by delegations from  the Provincial Electoral Districts of  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Sirailkameen,  Okanagan, Kamloops, Yale, Lillooet and  Cariboo. One delegate will be appointed  for each twenty or- fraction of twenty  votes cast at each poll. Accredited dele-  Kates 'may vote either in person or by  proxy, but not more than five proxies  shall be held by any one delegate.  " Chair'will be taken at 2 p.m. All  Conservatives are invited to attend the  Convention, but only accredited delegates will be allowed to vote.  PRICE ELLISON,  Pres. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  J. A. McKELVIE,  Sec. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing!  Hundreds of  don't   oelieve  satisfied  it come  WHO SAYS SO?  customers. If you  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. KN0B Hi^^vg.fp'So^.x  �������]����s>����rS��(^^  t  WALL PAPER  4  4  4  oo<��  t  Latest Designs from the   leading   makers   in   Canada.   ::   ::  Now   is   ihe  time to   make   )'>ur  choice���we have just what you  want, from   the  cheapest  to  the   best.      Call  and   inspect.  88  flcRAE BROS., Ltd.;  KNOB HILL AVB. (  *^^-%^'%%^^^%^%/%^^%^%--%^^ry%.'%^%^%^^%/%^^v^-V^'^%''V'%0  Greenwood   Liqttof  Co.  We furnish the trade all over ihe .Boundary^ with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  the  As viti ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCrcath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phoenix Steam Laundry Co.,  LIMITED.  r  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are n>iw  a   position to handle the   1 argent or  smalloet  or.lers  witl> dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.  D.   McKENZlE,   Manager.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoena, B C.  The  iam Hunter Co., Limited.  Smnluinn Aumur.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  net. s  Shirt's  Men's Sho?s  Ladtes9   and  Children s Goods  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for winter.    We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  see them before purchasing.  Our patent calf dress  s  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttitS A new lot of perfect fitting norfolks  and  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' C  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  ������:) s  ee  ars,  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.

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