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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 3, 1907

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 Hi  $  a  ���J?  :  I   '   (J?  '^  4  a  i  ^ * ���-���  ���V*  1  i  ��� *  :i  3*  -.A  'I  ll  2  I  ���J  h-  %:-���'���  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Eighth Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY. AUGUST 3/1907.  No.   35  41  4V  /iv  fa  fa  fa  ..fc  fa  /is  to  to  to  /is  ��  n  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  *L  -  -��-3? 999 999/j^^��Jm^lt9999999t  AT THE  Big Store  =========== TODAY '  You will find everything  you may require in the  line of STAPLE GROCERIES, WHOLESOME  FRESH FRUIT and NEW  VEGETABLES  Royal Household Flour  $1��85 per   sack.  Pure Cane Sugar  ,  20 lb. sack .$1.50  Grand Forks New Potatoes  per sack $2.50  Brandon Creamery Butter  14 1b Boxes $4.50  Hazelwood Fresh Eggs  40c. per dozen.  Fresh Raspberries Grand Forks  Royal Ann Cherries  from Myers Falls  Hot House Tomatoes  from Frache Bros.  Yellow Transparent Apples  from Yakima  Peaches, Plums and Apricots'(,  Daily by Express  itrfdricl- fa  LIMITED.  TWOORTHREE  IILLIONTONS  In Sight in Rawhide  Mine.  Property   Steadily   Improving  and Showing More Ore.  "We have now two or three million  tons of ore in sight in the Rawhide  mine," said Manager VV. C. Thomas,  of the Dominion Copper Co., on  Thursday to the Pioneer man. "In  fact, we have ore enough to last us  for twenty years, even though we do  not develop any more, which, by . the  way, we are constantly doing."  By7 courtesy of Mr. Thomas, the  Pioneer man visited the Rawhide,  Supt. Chas. Rundberg also being iii  the party. The Pioneer man recollects  that about two years ago M. M. Johnson, consulting engineer, in a report on  the    Rawhide,   estimated   that   there  were a million tons of ore available i The system of operating the Raw>-  there. But with, development, and ' hide has been somewhat changed, also\  notwithstanding that the mine has been There are six tunnels on the. property;  on the shipping-list steadily since, the  amount now available has doubled or  trebled���to say nothing of what the  future may show up.  As a matter ofy, fact, the first few  months of development at the Rawhide did not show what was hoped for,  but, contrariwise, the last few months  have proved the mine to be one of the  best in the camp, and the management  of the Dominion Copper Co. is mighty  well pleased at the prospects and  actual condition of the property. And  the Pioneer man, while not laying  claim to any special metallurgical  knowledge, after going all through and  over the property, must agree with Mr.  Thomas���for even a newspaper  man |  and handling the ore is now done by  making raises from the lower levels;  dropping the ore in chutes from several  hundred feet above, running it out to  the ore bins, and thus effecting not a  little in economy of handling. Foreman George Johns has from 100 to  125 men employed, and -has ' not the  least difficulty in furnishing the 700  tons daily wanted at the smelter, whenever the reduction works can'handle it  and the C. P. R. can furnish the ore  dumps. In fact the ore bunkers nre  kept filled with a thousand tons of ore  continually, and the development is  kept far ahead of the requirements.  To the.lay man, or, for that matter, to  the practical miner, the company seems  THEY CHEERED  \ FOR HAYWOOD  Phoenix Miners Hold  Monster Parade.  Boundary Mining Notes  To Celebrate Acquittal of the  Federation Secretary.  can see the copper when it is sprinkled fully justified in feeling that one of its  all through the rock whichever way he  turns. Consequently, there is every  reason to believe that Mr. Thomas is  not a whit too sanguine about the  Rawhide mine.  When development of the Rawhide  was first undertaken; experience showed that the first ore encountered in the  gigantic ore body .ran pretty low in  copper, scarcely one per cent, or 20  pounds of copper| to the ton. But  latterly, when the ore has been penetrated to a greater extent with long  adits and crosscuts the ore is running  close to 40 pounds of copper per ton,  aside from gold and silver values.  best assets is in the Rawhide mine.  One thing lays emphasis on this.  The Granby Co. is developing the  Gold Drop mine adjoining, and righr  on the Rawhide sideline it has a  splendid lace of ore, proving the ore  body of the Rawhide to be larger and  better than before known. Then the  Snowshoe is also a close neighbor,  with a large and promising ore body.  All of which does not hurt the Rawhide in the least. The 80,000 tons of  ore thus far extracted from the Rawhide is but a drop in the bucket compared to what this property can and  will do in the future.  *^d$tSS!CAi*S^S*C*^***'  ^msilasaasaaasai^s  Grocery Dep  Morreirs Hams and Bacon:  *��  bi  You will never know what'' a difference there is in Cured Meats until  you try MORRILL'S SUGAR  CURED,    CORN     FED    MEAT.  Hams at 25  cents a lb.  cents ix It).  Bacon at 30  it  Garden valley" Fresh creamery  Butler:  Without exception, the finest butter  in town. Made in the morning and  delivered here the same evening,  thereby retaining its natural flavor.  This butter we sell at 40 cents,  and it is easily worth the difference  over ordinary Brick Butter.  We have the exclusive sale for  these two lines, and if you once try  them you will want no other.  Blot weather Necessities:  $3.00  Wire  Screen Doors, $2.00, $2.50, $2.75  Window Screens, 50 to   75 cents.  Screen any width from 24 to   36  inches  Ice   Cream   Freezers, "The  Gem,"  8 quarts.  to  ��21  JEorriitfcmiisofr^cCi.  <<**  iCS  Last Sunday morning the news  came by wire that William D. Haywood, secretary of the Western Federation cf Miners, had been acquitted at  Boise, Idaho, of the charge of killing  former Governor Frank Stuenenberg.  In the afternoon the news was corroborated, and preparations were started for an impromptu celebration of the  event by the laboring men of the  camp. They immediately got busy,  and about eight o'clock that evening  held the largest parade that has ever  been seen in Phoenix. It was estimated that close to a thousand men  were in' the line of march, which,  headed by the Phoenix Fire Brigade  band, marched through the principal  streets of the city.   Meantime bonfires  had been started  On  the  surrounding I   am - this sedtion for a momh  mils, which lighted up the entire city.  A new'office building and warehouse  will be constructed on the Idaho flat  before the snow flies.  Both railways have been "falling  down" this week, making the total output from Boundary mines somewhat  less than usual.  From all accounts, the Brooklyn  mine is showing up larger and better  ore bodies than ever before, and is far  from being a worked out property. ���'.  Boundary's ore exhibit, sent to the  Winnipeg exhibition through theenter-!  prise of the Greenwood board of trade,  has been attracting a great deal of  favorable attention in the prairie metropolis.  Diamond drilling has been resumed  at the Granby mines, Boyles Bros., the  contractors, having started again this  week up in the woods on the Monarch  claim, where it is understood some  deep holes will.be bored.  A new intermediate tunnel, between  the' long Curlew tunnel and the main  workings, is being driven by contract  at the Gold Drop. The tunnel will  reach a point wheie the raise from the  lower tunnel is being made.  P. V. Perkins with his father amd  other friends are, expected to arrive  from New York in about two weeks,  to inspect'properties in the West Fork  district.    One of them   will  likely re-  TAX RATE IS  ONLY 22 MILLS  bame  Levy   as  Year.  Council     Asks     For  Wagon Roads.  Last  Better  department, and the chief of police  was instructed to enforce the Curfew  By-Law. The finance committee having reported favorably on the following  accounts they were ordered paid:  Bank of Montreal $169 .55  C. Myers  3 50  M. Mclntyre      122 29  Joe Gainer         1980  Jno. Gregorich. ...... .        13 20  Sam Rovelh        11  55  T. AfTanzio  825  F. Gasperini  8 25  D. L. Mclntominey        35 00  DIVIDEND FOR  CONSOLIDATED  m  1  Wmmimw*mmmMW^^Mm  Owing to the fact that Phoenix has  not been treated properly up to date  .in-the matter of wagon roads, and the  dangerous condition of the road out by  the Snowshoe, Curlew aud Rawhide  mines, the city council decided to send  a resolution to the government, asking  prompt action in the matter, and this  is the document in the matter, ordered sent at Wednesday's meeting of  the council:  W liereas. tlie wagon road from Hartford Junction to Phoenix ia in a  dangerous condition for traffic, and is  continually uaed by the several mint's  located tnereo'.i. and is also the main  Unveiled wagon rond to Grand Forks;  and.  Whereas, the Government taxes paid  in the vicinity of l'hoenix now amount  to more tiiiin"f 100,000 per annum; and,  Wheieas, only an inadequate amount  haw tieen appropriiuecl for or spent < n  tlie roads in this vicinity for the lust  few vears ; therefore,  Be it resolved by the Municipal  Council of the city of Plioenix. that the  Provincial Government be respectfully  requested to take steps as soon as  possible to ho alter the said wagon road  that it shall be in passable condition  ami not a menace to public safety.  The taxable property, according to  the report of the assessor, for this year  and for 1906, is as follows:  SCHOOL���OUTSIDE  CITV.  Land    $118,550    $117,800  COMING AND GOING  Made Regular Quarterly Declaration.  At Rate of Ten Per Cent Per  Annum.  Improvements.  58>3����  77,200  $176,850  $195,000  I.N*   CITV   LIMITS.  Land    $159.95��  $163,25��  Improvements..       69,425  77.425  $229,375   $240,675  '1 he board of works was directed to  look over Knob Mill and Old Ironsides  avenues, and report on the condition  and estimated cost of repairs. The  city clerk was directed to request the  Granby Co. to replace the railing between School and Church on Knob  Mill avenue, and the attorney-general,  having asked what salary A. B. Hood  would receive when appointed police  magistrate, was ordered advised that it  would be $25 -per month.  It was decided lo purchase 300 feet  of 2^ inch Paragon hose for the fire  Noble Binns was a visitor here from  Trail for a day or two this week, looking after local business interests.  John H. Fox, of Nelson, travelling  freight agent of the C. P. R., made his  monthly visit to this camp last Tuesday.  Mrs. G. W. Wooster and two chil  dren spent several days here this week,  to escape the intense heat of Grand  Forks.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., returned  last Saturday from a visit to Toronto  and New York.  Local Manager Hodges, of the Gran  by Consolidated, and family have been  spending some time at Hayden lake, a  resort near Spokane.  Mrs. Forbes Kerby, of Grand Forks,  came up Sunday to find the coolest  place in the Boundary during the  heated season���and succeeded.  William Spier, manager of the  Eastern Townships Bank at Grand  Forks, was here Wednesday, escaping  the terriffic heat of the valley town.  J. A. McMaster has returned from a  visit of inspection to his mining claims  in the Lardeau country. He says  mining is quiet in that district, but  that lumbering is literally booming.  Arthur S. Williamson and James  Ollason, of Vancouver, who recently  spent a week in Phoenix, returned  again from the Terminal City on  Thursday, and will spend a couple of  weeks longer in the Boundary. They  report business livelier than ever in  Vancouver.  Eagles to Have a Band.  Phoenix Aerie No. 158, Fraternal  Order of Eagles, has decided to have  a brass band, and 14 instiuments, to  cost ahout $1,000, have been ordered  from Toronto. They are expected to  arrive before the first of September,  when a competent instructor will be  engaged, and regular practice begun.  The organization is being gotten up  for the amusement of the members, a  number of whom are musicians.  Still another company operating in  the copper fields of the Boundary has  declared a dividend, this time it being  by the Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of Canada, Ltd., and the dividend amounts to approximately $120,-  000, and was payable en August  1st.  The Consolidated company has a  capital of $5,500,000, in $100 shares.  Of this amount, up to a short time  since there were issued 48<338 shares,  although it is understood that more of  the treasury shares have now been  issued. Dividends have been paid  quarterly by this company, at the late  of 10 per cent per annum, and the  dividend paid this week is the sixth  sent out at two and one-half per cent  per quarter, and makes a total of about  $714,000 so far paid to shareholders of  this company.  The Consolidated Co. is the owner  of the Trail smelter, the Center Star  and War Eagle groups of mines at  Rossland, the St. Eugene mine at  Moyie, and numerous other properties.  It also has a lease and bond on the  Snowshoe mine in this camp, and has  purchased the Phoenix Amalgamated  group and taken options on some  twenty other claims near Phoenix.  It is said that the properties are  looking well, and that it would not be  surprising if the dividend rate was increased before the end of this year.  Collector Whittaker, of His Majesty's  customs, reports receipts of $1,850 at  the Phoenix office for the month of  July.  Owing to increase of business Bob  Horrell, the tailor, has added another  to his force, P. F. Keillor, a former  employee, coming from Claresholni,  Alberta.  Mike Dulovich, a miner who fell  into a chute at the Mother Lode mine  some weeks ago, died last week Friday  at the Sisters' hospital, Greenwood, and  was buried last Sunday.  Latest Prices to Metalt.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic. $20 -  00 0*20.50,  lake. *20 50    �� *2;.50.  Bar Hilver, 69>a  Lead, $6 16 to ��5.25  '    8peltar,$6.80 @ 16.95.  The parade, led by President W. J  Louttitt, of Phoenix Miners' Union  No. 8, mounted, stopped at the Miners'  Union opera house, and that capacious auditorium was crowded as never  before to listen to the addresses and  exercises. In fact,.it was shortly im-  "ossible to gain admission to the  room.  Mr. Louttitt occupied the chair and  introduced the speakers. Among  those who made addresses weie R. D.  Mitchell,'John Riordan, Henry Heid-  inan, etc., the talks being- along the  lims of congratulations to organized  labor at the successful outcome of the  'rial.  Harry fames had charge of the  musical and literary part of the programme, acting as accompanist also.  Those who sang were Marry James,  John Vivian, Jack Fee, Etta Murray  and Ada Pierce, Mr. Hyslop and E.  aP.; Shea,.giving., spice . and. interest to  the proceedings. Tr was'near midnight  when the meeting broke up.  Mr.   Haywood,  whose home  is   in  Denver, after being nearly two years in  jail,  charged  with   complicity   in   the  murder of Mr. Steunenberg, and after  having a trial that lasted 80   days and  attracted the attention of the civilized  world, was declared not  guilty.    One  Harry   Orchard   confessed   to   com  plicity himself in  this and a score of  other crimes, and efforts were made to  fasten them on  Haywood, Moyer and  Pettibone.    The   jury,   however,   declared otherwise, and Haywood is now  a free man.    Haywood, C. H.   Moyer  and Pettibone were literally kidnaped  in   Colorado and taken to Idaho to  stand trial, where it is now acknowledged by both sides that  Haywood,  whose case came first, had a  fair trial  by Judge Wood and the jury of  12  men.    Moyer  was   held   in   $25,000  bail,   furnished    by    Butte    Miners'  Union.    Pettibone was   not admitted  co bail.    Organized  labor   everywhere  has been making great demonstrations  over the outcome.    .  Yesterday the first machine drill was  started up at the War Eagle by the  Consolidated. Open cuts and surface  work is actively in progress.  Of a total of ix, 160 tons reduced  this week at the B. C. Copper Co.'s  smelter, 7,246 tons was Mother Lode  ore; 3,172 tons custom ore; 195 tons  Napoleon; 471 tons Oro Denoro; 13  tons Emma, and 63- tons- Mountain  Rose.  -.:.��������� -���������.  W. E. George, formerly^foremah at  the Cariboo-McKinney mine, is now in  charge of operations at the Riverside  mine, not far from Rock creek, a new-  syndicate having taken it'-over. Mr.  George intended tq. take^ trip east,  but has postponed ijvyyySj  .'���-.'���' .-3-   v:i3i��Ss 1'      ���*������'.  Japs-are so ^plentiful in V-ancouvcr,  since the invasion of the brown men  increased, recently, that it is said that  some of them would like to come and  work in the m'nes ol the Boundary.  It is belieyed that .the..eleyationis such,  however, that they; would" not like it  here. .';"-;'i:y;;'   "  W. C. Thom��e��manager of .the Qo-  mipipn Cop^^^-r^rte^^Si^^pJaias,  drawn for a two stand" converter plant  for the smelter, having decided to install it some time in the not distant  future. At present the matte from  Boundary Falls is being blown up to  blister copper by the converters of the  B. C. Copper Co.  Assurances have been given by  Supt. Coleman, of the C. P. R., that  100 steel ore dumps have left Montreal  for the Boundary for the ore traffic of  this section. The mine managers have  heard stories like this before, and will  be glad if the C. P. R. can make good  on the report this time���if it does not  take away other ore dumps now in  commision.  A. B. Hood, treasurer of the Cariboo-McKinney Lessees, visited the  mine last Sunday, and reports matters  moving along there in better shape.  The mill is now running steadily on  double shift, and the syndicate has  about decided to refit and put the remaining ten stamps in operation as  soon as possible. Mr. Hood feels  much encouraged at the outlook at the  old Cariboo, which was the first mine  in these parts to pay dividends. About  20 men are now employed there under  Supt. Ahier, a man thoroughly versed  in that kind of mining and milling.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  August  Hie following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1900, for  1901. tcr  190a. for 1903, for 1904. for 1905, for 1906, and 1907, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Past  Mink.      Camp.        1900       1901  Granby Mines-Phoenix   64,553   331,762  Snowshoe.��� Phoenix        197       1,731  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd     5.340     99,034  B. C Miuc Summit    19,494     47,405  Einiua -Summit     650  Oro Denoro ...Summit      Bonnie Belle Deadwood   Dominion Copper Co.  Urooklyn-Stem..l'huix      Idaho l'hoenix      Kawhide Phoeuix      Sunset Deadwood     S02  Mouutn Rose Summit   Athelstan.. WeilitiRtou  Morrison ...Deadwood  K. Bell Summit  ��� Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  6 No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winnipeg. ...Wellington  GoUleuCrown Wellugtn  King Solomon W.Coppr  3ig Copper W.Coppr  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Loug Lake  Riverside...Rock Creek  t Carmi West Kork  Sally West Kork  .   Rambler   West Hoik  Butcher Boy ..West 1'ork  Duufau West Fork  Providence...Providence  Klkhoru Providence  Strathmoie .Providence  Preston _.Skylark  Prince Henry ....Skylark  V Skylark Skylark  A Last Chance Skylark  Y B. P. U. Mine...Skylark  Y Bay Skylark  m Mavis - Skylark  I Don Pedro Skylark  V Crescent Skylark  A Helen Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Hall9  Republic Boundary KUs      Miscellaneous      3,130      3,456  Total,tons    96.600   390,800  1 Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    63.387   130.8:18  B.C.CopperCo _    117.611  Dominion Coppei Co   Total reduced.  tool  309,858  2O,So0  141,3"  14,Sll  8,53"  1903  393.7 IS  71,21a  138,079  19.305  22.9J7  ��� 5,537  1904  549.703  1905   1906  653,889 Sol .404      8,4.16  174,298    '74.5��7 '��5,9"o    1.4SS  37 ,<?*>       9.4SS 11 XM  16,400       3,007 3,177  1907  ,-5.i 4*  5!I.So5  1.370  4.537  0.144  Week  1  13 64.1  3.'"'"'  7,04.1  7.455     15.731  3 ���'.350  3.070  3.350  = .759  55,731  M0.6.S5  2.960  1,200  550  150  560  5.646  3.339  4,586  363  322  304  33  1,076  1,040  785  625  482  2,435  875  665  2,000  350  3,060  S90  993  400     3I��  726  325  53  50  167  300  J5.10S  3.056  4,747  1,833  13  150  26,032  48,390  3.555  3S.7tn  6,779  36.J82  16 ('  o  -.502  049  1,664  32,��  2,272  I.S16  :ju  ���  J  ���  ���  586  80  325  50S.876  11: 340  uS,6oo  500  690,419  401,921  162,913  I3��.5.'��  ...���30  too  70  9  is  15  5*9  *  J  829,808 933,54s 1,161,537 079,'l"  l".67l $  1.7 y  60  750  30  145  77o  ��� aO  SJ5  639  =55  73  30  40  90  to  500  596,252 687,988  310,484 210,830  30.930     ���4,059  H2S,��79 .u"f,r>t>i  123.740 319,734  j:S,8m     96.-^.l  U."5  11.160  5.842  .fft'fi  m  1  m  APT  m  "Xrl  * ?%& vi  vrvj<4 m  5 lw4  ivsv *M  - <i|   v  ^ Wv  ?   (* M X  li * 1 a.'  :4  H -  ".V  - 'X  ���. ���*  ��x ,1  ��  1  ii  v^r  rtwuiiuH.p��ji]iuwi(UiiimiifA.uilI��JW,U)ftUim!j/,Hli,y!  M��wm��Miwre^^ .'HE   PHOENIX   PTONEER,  m  m  m  fflijfi  s?  ��&�����  ?��  ��  MM  K  A Tea Pot Test  will quickly settle the tea question in favor of  'i.i  MLELEAF  IINES,ilTD.  Will Soon Ha ve Power  Drills.  |    THE OBSERVATORY  Things Tai.kkii oh at  homk and klskwhkbh  [_ ��� ���  ���  Notes of Trip Up North Fork  by a Phoenician.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IIIDID CXSATURDAVS ��Y THB  PIONEER PUBLISHING! CO.  AT PHOKHIX. ���. C  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  y.i.n>.nn.. 1 Biartneaa office No. 14.  Telephone* j Vmn,g���.a residence. No. tS.  ���DMCKIPTIOirS IX ADVANCS.  Per Tear ...   ���is Montka ���.    To the Onlted SUtes, per year..-'. .....  If yon are not a aubacr ber to this -paper,  la an Invitation to you to become one.  ....$*. 00  .... i.jj  ��� 2.-5��  Ihia  Boundary copper producers have arrived, and, given a fair price for copper  ���say around 20 cents per pound���it  seems a foregone conclusion that  Boundary mines will be in the profit-  paying class long after many other  copper mines are idle; for our mines  have millions of tons of ore not yet  taken out, and the mining and smelting  will compare favorably in costs with  metallurgical practice in any part of  the world.  Serious Japanese Invasion.  Advertiaiae rates furntshea on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cents per line  Four weekly insertion* constitute one month's  ��� 1��^rt ��lnr  1907      AUG.  1907  Sii. In, Tuti. Wt4.Tku.Fr.  sit:  4  11  5  ��� 12  (i8     r  25       3  6  '3  20  27  1  7    8  14  15  31    22  28   29  9  16  23  3��  3  10  17  ��4  3*  The  Era of Steady  Dividends.  When in December, 1903, the  Granby Co. declared its first dividend,  amounting to $133,630, it was a source  of' congratulation, not only to those  directly interested in that company,  but to every resident of Boundary.  For it proved conclusively that our low  grade copper ores could be worked  with a profit.  The question of what to do about  the alarming influx of Japanese in  British Columbia, is one that is disturbing the good people of Vancouver  not a little. In fact, they are almost  up in arms because more than 1,000  arrived in June, and probably twice as  many in July. At this rate the 5,000  already in this province will soon be  doubled and trebled. They come  from Honululu.  It will be remembered that.in  past  years the provincial  government has  enacted legislation calculated to keep  out the Japanese coolie from  British  Columbia, but each law so placed on  the statute  books was disallowed at  Ottawa, for "Imperial reasons," it was  said.    Now the strongest supporters of  the Laurier government are the loudest  in   their demands  that   the   Ottawa  authorities take some action  to stop  the invasion of this  undesirable class  of, immigrants.   ���      .        . .y  On top ol all this' comes the news  that the Japanese in Vancouver are  asking that. a Japanese postoffice jbe  established in the: terminal city, and  as a coast paper puts it, they will soon  be asking for Japanese  mail  carriers,  In January, r 906, when 1 japanese   postoffice   clerks,   Japanese*'  the Granby Co. began  paying   regular po]icemen, Japanese courts, Japanes  quarterly dividends of $405,000 each,'-   -  it   was then  a   cause   of still   greater  felicitation. Since that time that com  pany has kept up the dividends at that  rate, every three months, and so far  has paid out over $2,500,000 to the  shareholders. Doubtless no one thing  has given greater confidence in the  outside world of the richness and permanency of the Boundary.  A few days ago the British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd., another of  our important copper producers, declared its initial dividend, and expects  to pay them hereafter quarterly, like  the Granby. This dividend amounts  to $201,200, and the announcement  was received with many expressions of  satisfaction in this district, even by  those not fortunate enough to. ..own  shares in the company.  Both of these companies are . in a  position to keep up the   present  dividend rate for a long time to come, we  are assured, and   from what is known  of the great ore zones, there  seems to  --be no doubt whatever on  this   point.  They have ample ore  reserves  for de-  ' cades to come, have modern and complete reduction works and they  are in  competent hands all around.  'I'he third big copper producer of the  judges and representatives. In fact,  the little brown men are becoming a  trifle chesty, and there seems no way  of stopping the influx.  It is an interesting question and one  fraught with great consequences to this  province. At Ottawa no steps have  been, taken to limit the arrivals; of  Japanese, as it might make an Jnter-  natipnal question of it. On -the ..other  hand, residents of coast cities are  strong in their denunciation of the law  that permits their arrival in unlimited  numbers. Sir Wilfrid Laurier is indeed  between the devil and the deep blue  sea, on this Japanese question. It  remains to be seen whether ths provincial government will not take a hand  in the matter and bring it to a head.  According to a resident of Phoenix,  who spent several duys last week in the  upper  North   Fork  camps,  the  only  property   of   importance   now   being  operated on a considerable scale is that  of the Maple Leaf Mines, Ltd., H. \V.  Voung iiiind   A.. J.   Fee,   two   of  the  owners,  being on   the  ground.    The  usual amount assessment work is going  on in that district, arid some favorable  results in ore. showings is the outcome  thus far; but   most  of the owners oi  well known mines are waiting for the  completion of the railway now  building, in'order that   machinery  may  be  taken to that district at something like  reasonable cost.  The Maple Leaf Mines, Ltd., which  has headquarters at Grand. Forks and  branch office at Vancouver, consists of  six claims.    A year ago the Dominion  Copper   Co.,   through   some   of   its  officials, had a working  bond  on   the  group,   and   did   some   work   there.  Later the present company was formed  by tbe'owners, and a vigorous  policy  of development has been pursued since  I work   was; started .by  the company.  Thus far development has been mostly  surface work, stripping arid open cuts.  One cut has opened up a good looking  body of ore.some .65  feet in  length,  assaying up to 20% in copper.  Work is now being confined to a  tunnel, however, which is in about 85  feet, with 50 feet vertical depth.- Later,  as soon as the boiler now en route, is  installed, it is the intention to drive  another tunnel lower down the hill, so  as to get greater depth on the ore body  when reached. This boiler is being  hauled in by horses irom Grand Forks,  and in a month it should be on the  ground and ready , fori use, it being  possible to operate from three to five j  drills with it. Then the force will be  increased. ,  The Maple Leaf is located just  above the Gloucester townsite, which  is about three miles beyond Franklin  City. The company is closing a deal  for water rights and a smelter site adjoining the Gloucester ' townsite, wi th  the intention everitually'of erecting reduction works close to th& mine.  The McKinly^and Gloucester mines,  as well as many prospects were visited.  Nothing is going. on.'. at thevfirst . two,  the bond-which-'P. A. O'Farfell,' confidential-agent forTrAFHeinze,'' holds  on therMcKinly xoming due some  time v in ^October...Assessments ,; are  going on ;as; usual; all: through; the  district, but for the most part^ that is  all. *--�����..  ; Stopping places are located ;at both  Franklin Gity.arid Gloucester, so that  the traveller can get accommodations  when he visits the upper North Fork  section. The stage-line from Grand  Forks gives . connection and ���:< mail till  the railways is,completed, and (he new  wagon road from LFranklin:-'fo"'-GI'ou-  cester is a great convenience to mining  men. ��� ���"        .  Prozress. on Railway.. -  The Mining and Scientific Press, of  San   Francisco,   pays   the   Pioneer   a  compliment by printing a copy of the  map of the Boundary drawn  specially  for the Pioneer last winter by Chas. M.  Campbell.    It is  labeled  by  the excellent California publication, "Part of  British Columbia."    Many think that,  from a   metallurgical, standpoint, it is  the most important part of. this   province today;'..;'. As showing the  value of  such a map, at least 25,000 copies of  the Pioneer production  have  thus far  been printed, arid in their wide distribution   have, shown just   where  the  boundary is and  what  it  has  in the  shape of towns, smelters, mines, watercourse,   railways,    power    lines,   etc.  Some think it one of- the   best  advertisements that tfi'e Boundary ever had.  lias vfftood the Test  The approval of tho public is 1  test of merit.   This is the reason  the final  T E A  Has the Enormous Sale of Over  15,000,000    Packets    Annually  Lead Packets Only.  At All Grocers.  08����������������^^  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing:!  I-I.W. BRTJMPIT  Tcjchor   of  Piaao and Organ  Studio Over TIiowuh Store. l,oii,|���.ou A  PHOENIX, B. C.  I. MAUJiTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pu,,,,',  Cable Address:       HAIXBTT.  ( Bedfoid M'Nell's  Code* < Moielng ."* Neal's  ( Leiber's.  Greenwood, B.C.  "The silver-bearing rocks in the Cobalt, Ontario district, consist largely of  massive or crystalline diabase and volcanic breccia or agglomerate of bluish-  gray matrix made up of hornblende  porphyrite with fragments of reddish-  gray granite, porphyrite and greenstones," says an exchange.' Every  prospector in that section, of course,  Keeps the above in mind.  It is not every  pencil  pusher  that  can afford to take ! a trip  to the cent  belt, but F. J.  Smyth, of the  Moyie  Leader, is one of that kind.    Leaving  his weekly to the tender mercies  of J.  Peck MacSwain, the poet, printer andi  general booze artist, Freddie hied him-1  self off to the places in -Eastern Canada  where the Cobalt wildcats   have been  flourishing.    Before he   returned   the  artist   had   flown,  and   the   editor  of  'Movie's-leading excitement is now advertising for him.    The  idiocyncrasies  of the wet goods expert, Peck, are well  known in the-Boundary.  '.'. ':":' ��� ;���C'.'..:;  '-!w.' "���"'.-j ry. ''.  Speaking of lucky ;newspaper men  we have ^recently heard of one who  lives in the Kootenays who has made,  according to report, $15,000 or $20,000  in the last two years. It is needless  to add that he did riot get it out of the  newspaper business.' It : came from  fortunate investments on the side.  WHO SAVS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chkapkst prices.  TUCK    OOLLI^s  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ri  Cor. Hirst & Knob Hill Ave.   1 HOENIX, U. Q  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. ami A.M.  KcKiilnr communication 8 �� m     s  ond Thursday oreach month '  Kmergent mectinsrs ascalled;.\ia8onl,.  Hall. McHnle Block. ''-tiafoiiit  .    THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. knob hi"{?��. _..   HIKNIK BLOCK.  KNOE HII.I, AVK., PHOKNIX.  P. 0. Box 56.  ���2:  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2.  ��  p. BURNS & CO., Ltd.      j  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  M.M.STJ'.l'lIIiNS.  Secretary.  J.J.STRUT2UL.  W,M.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand'Forks, Midway,  Eholt nnd  nil the  other  principal Cities and Towns in .B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary;  NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  ?1>YV,?,TrJ>3��  'l**ta*aMM*%*"MM*'W-^��M-^  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOH LOlJGK No. ,(,  Meet" every .Monday Kvening at Miners' Ha)  ViHitiiiit brethren cordially Invited.  J.H.McDouual,   N. G.  W. S. Cook, Rcc. Sec'y.  Wm. I'lckurd, Per. Viu.Hecy.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Iiuptctorfor S. F. 4 N.  (High Class Goods always In Stoci.)  Gkand Forks, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Greenwood 45tO,��;C  LlllC j  L,eavePlioenix, upper town, 9.00 a.m.]  lower town,    9.30 a.m. ���- Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m  .7  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OPFICE. WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE. |  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor, j  ���'.���-������������There is much truth in the statement thaMhe four .sweetest words in  the English lan^idge. ..are "Enclosed  please "find"* 'cheque." Don't forget  that your subscriptions are past due  for 1907. '  Remedy for Diarrhoea, Never Known lo Fall;  Boundary is the Dominion Coppei  Co., Ltd., and there is the best of  reasons to believe that this concern  also, in the near future, will join the  Boundary dividend payers���ample ore  supply, excellent management and a  rebuilt and modernized smelting works.  Thus it may be said in all truth that  the era of steady   dividends   for   the  "I want to say a few words for  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy. I have used this  preparation in my.family for the past  five years and have recommended it  to a number of people in York county  and have never known it to fail to  effect a cure in any instance. I' feel  that I can not say too much for the  best remedy of the kind in the world."  ���5. JEMisoN, Spring Grove, York  County, Pa. Tin's remedy is for sale  by all druggists.  OPPORTUNITY.  Opporchum'ty knocks at ivery  man's   dure  wanst.    On   some  men's dures  it   hammers  till   it  breaks down th' dure an' thin   it  goes in an' wakes him up if he's  asleep, an' afterwards  it   wuirks  Fr him as a night watchman. On  other men's dures it knocks an'  runs away, an' on   the  dures  iv  some men it  knocks an'  when  they come out it hits thim  over  the head with a  ax     But  ivery  man has  a  opporchum'ty.���-Mr.  Dooley.  Ore Tonnage for Soolheast Kooteeay.  The  following are the reported ore  ihipments   and   smelter   receipts    in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the   week ending July 27,   1907,  and the year to date, in tons  SHIPMRNTS.  WEEK.  I) I.STRICT.  East  of Columbia  River  Rossland    ...  Boundary   ...  Total   SMELTER  SMEI.TKR.  Grand Forks  Greenwood   Boundary Falls ...  Nelson           |Northport      Marysville   Trail   As is well known, the Kettle Valley  railway has been at work on its North  Fork extension for a year. The grade  is completed to a point a couple of  miles beyond Lynch creek, and the  rails havebeen put down to.the Eagle  City bridge at the crossing of the river.  A gang is at work on the bridge, and '  it will be completed very shortly, when  the tracklayers will resume work, laying  the steel to Lynch creek, some twenty  miles from, Grand Fprks, and far  enough to save the cash subsidy for the  line.        .  In all probability the railway will not  be completed to Franklin camp till  next year, but when this happens it  should give no small impetus to mining  all, through the. North Fork region.  Many poles and logs are being gotten  out by crews of men ,rn the North  Fork, and the first shipments over the  new railway, when ready for traffic,  w'll be of that character.  A stop was made at the ranch of  K. A.., Brown, .on the way, who is so  well known as "Volcanic" Brown, from  a mine of that name which he located  years ago, and which can  be seen for  miles either up or down the river.   As  usual, Mr. Brown was hospitality itself,  and   discoursed' on   the   marvellous  mineral   potentialities   of the   North  Fork, still insisting that, when it is developed as'ir,!|ShouId be, it will  require  la   string  of smelters  from   there  to  Giand Forks, some 15 miles, more or  less, and the united efforts of not less  than three transcontinental railways, to  handle and  smelt  the  ores  that  will  then be produced from that particular  section.  Still another mining company operating in the Boundary has paid another dividend-���the Consolidated  I Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada,  Ltd., which is operating the Snowshoe  and Phoenix Amalgamated mines.  This dividend issat the rate of two and  one-half per cent 'quarterly, and  amounts to $120,000. The first thing  we know, all the extensive copper producers of the Boundary will be paying  the shareholders profits. It is the  very best evidence of the prosperity  that is shining on the Boundary.  This week Phoenicians have had a  chance to see the people flocking from  the  sunbaked  valleys,   near  here, to  Phoenix, to enjoy a delightful   climate  ���neither too warm nor. too cold.    By  dint of  hard   work, the   mercury  this  week did get up as high as 85  or 86  degrees  in   Phoenix, and  one  could  sympathize witfr'those who were forced  to stay in towns but a few miles away  from here, when Old   Sol brought the  thermometer around or above the 100  mark.  That Counts  2,987  6,788  37,573  ���17.348  RECEIPTS.  WEEK.  20,832  8,866  5.578  144  3.323  600  6,917  Stomach'Trouble! and Constipation.  No  one   can   reasonably  hope  for  VEAK.  73.7?'  157,858       ISo  one   can  644,667  good digestion   when   the   bowels are   constipated     Mr.  Chas.   Baldwin, of  876,246 Kdwardsville, III., says: "I suffered  1 from chronic constipation and stomach  troubles for several years, but, (hanks  to Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets, am almost cured." Why not  get a package of these tablets and get  well and slay well? Price 25 cents.  Samples free.   For sale, by all druggists.  HAD AN AWFUL TIME  Bui Chamberlain's Colic, Cbolera and Diarrhoea Remedy Cured Him.  It is with  pleasure  that I give you  this unsolicited testimonial.    About a  year ago when I had a severe case of  measles I got caught out in a hard rain  and the measles settled in my stomach  and bowels.    I had an awful time and  had it not been for the  use of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea'  Remedy  I  could  not  have, possibly  lived but a few hours longer, but thanks  to this remedy I am now  strong and  well.   I have written the above through  simple gratitude and  I  shall   always  speak a good word for,this remedy.���  Sam   H.   Gwin, 'Concord,   Ga.    For  sale by all druggists..-  A creditable iob of printing- on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first impressions  count.  If you use a rubber stamp ou your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmark's of  the Cheap John printery/we can furnish it from the only  piint shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane,  Chicago,  Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and  other  places,   in   tlie  past, for  printing that  could  have   been   done    right   here ��� and   probably   in   better  style.      We'd charge a little more, of course,  just as the  merchant must charge  more   than   Cheap John   Tim, of  Toronto���aud   its worth  a   little   more.      Besides, if you  spend   your  dollars   here for printing, you have a chance  to get them back some day through   tlie   Pioneer and   its  employees.    If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see them agaiu.      We  have print shop  facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.     Come and see us.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  soecialty, guaranteed water  rrnof.  First Street - Opp. Knob Hill Motel  Phoenix, B. C.  'pliSpiift..:  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  . CBL-Tlic mom perfectly appointed H<?��hli  and Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a com-  pletesyatem of Kaths��� including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curalir:  properties or fts waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoui and Mui-  cular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ulineiits.  For Hliminall.iK all MclxllicPoiaans from th  iyatem  The grandeur ol the scenery Is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peats, forests, lalces.waterlalls.  ooatlng, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursit m  tennis. IU winter climate ia unsurpassed for  mlldneiis H/RRy JfcINTOSH,  -pTOprMor  MINERAL ACT.  (Form f.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Tiger" and "Custer Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate in Ihe Greenwood Mining Division  orYale District.  Where locited���In Greenwood camp,  TAKB NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent lor Daniel Brestiahan, Free Miner's Certificate, No B 10117, intend, sixty days Trom date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And  further take uotice   that action,   under  section    37,  mutt   be   commenced   before    the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of June, A.D., 1907.  39���  T. H. HAU.BTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlflcate of Improvement!.  notr'in.  "WOODSTOCK"   M.ueral   Claim, situate in  Whe're'T^ 5"nlSK D,v1"0" ��f vile Dufric  Where   located ��� Greenwood    camp,  in  the  TAKKNOTK S?f.?".talon of Y��le ofetto.  Minify r^r^Y- ^"'u1' Adolphe Sercu. Free  Mitiei s Certificate No. Bto7*��� Intend, sixtv\lavn  con'l'er'f'or i'Cf��� *��/,V"\ "P1/ ,0 "'" "��"& �������  nur ���,I nrnhfr?'?Cn,e ?? '"'Provementa, for Ihe  claim      ��r<)b",l"l��K �� <-'rown Grant of the above  *ect'im/",r-!"er "\ke J,olice ll,��t ��c"��>', under  section    37,   must    be   commenced  belore  the  Da7ede.V,um<ih/�����������������'�� of Improvements  Dated this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  5 ADOLPIi BERCU.  a    wonderful  iron   in   it, J  YEAR.  35'.5.U  '85.364  92,860  9,760  59.844  18,000  129,623  City    Chap���ThaVs  mineral spring.    It  has  guess. .    ��� .:'  Farmer VVayback���^Indeed it. lias'.  Why' old Sol Perkinsr mare drank outer  that there spring,:3n'd; by Jove, she  hain't been shod:,since! Her shoes]  just grow out natcheral from her hoofs  w     ���' - 4  4  Total  46,260     846,985  Encycloypaedia Britannica 26 vols,  for sale al less than half cost,    "  at Pioneer office.  "I must not listen'to you, ��� Mr  Pennyaline," protested the blushing  girl, with eyes dowricas't. ���' "You are  only trifling and���and, besides'it is  getting late." ������  '������������   . ,���  "Please hear me out, Miss ^Helen "  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Building, PHlOenJX, B.C  '_ - ^BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS        **^**��|   %  Hospital Donation.  .Lint of Donations received since Jan.  let, 1905, to tlie Plioenix General Hospital :  C"h&������������; T{i ��; Ho.r.11  Cash fc.......  " J' "��� Mjcaulay  v��h'��oC"-4 d��Z''���" -���"������H��piui tadlei'Aid  Ca��hi�� IV V Jas. McCreath  s57ii.r&��::::::: <">��>������.. K.nd dhii c��  ifaple Syrup....: A'AV ����'  OW rf���"'" D^','"��~^��"~"M���:'>   B. Hoyl'e  tBoxS; Mra. I. Crawford  Cash 1m         ������ Mr��- B' A' w- "o'1'"  cSwLC��PPU'Co Fu�� Set w��l>�� Tubes  Cord Wood K Bucklew  ,      . '       "riease near me out  inquire pleads the infatuated young reporter1  1 I'll cut it down to 350 words." '  NAME Ol' COMi'ANV.  Carlboo-McKluney���sold   Consol. M. & S.���gold-copper.  Orauby Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver  AVTIIOR-  :zku  CAP1TAI..  $ 1,250,000  5,500,000  15,000,000  SIIAItltS.  Issued  Par  $'  1,750,000  1S.33��!Jioo  , iJS.ooo  3i,ooo|  DIVIDENDS.  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  '41,690  I.     I  ��ioo $1,620,000  ft) I      16.000  *5-|6,837  59I.IOO  '.563,630  Irfiteil  Date  I 'mMMffiiMiwrw^^  Peb. i9o<  !May 1907.  |june, 1907  19061  Vmt  Per  Sh.  AVERAGE PRICES  OF COPPER  ���New York���  Electrolytic.  1000    1007  .04  1.50  3-oo  Month.  January..  February..  March ���  April   May   ���June .     .   .  July   August....,  September.  October ...  November .  December..  Year   18.31  17.80  18.30  18.37  18.45  18.44  18.10  18.43  19 14  21.27  24.50  24.93  25.07  24.27  24.15  22.82  Lake.  1906    1907  18.41  18.11  18.04  18.08  18,72  18.71  18.C8  18.61  19.29  2171  24.88  25 20  25.47  24.'7  25.17  14.01  21.99        22.34  23.03        23.38  19.86  10,00  * X. * jt&*Jir*^*r --1*^.j  i.      Zt n  ��IT-Bn.-i-.-  * 1      -       ii *j-    �������.' it    1   .  *. -   . 1 * n  ��?k  f, *  I  m  N  TKS   VkWBMX' KOWEKR.  /i^tb r>��<v <r��.��^-�� ��->e<-�� ��-^��<^ o*<r�� o-��<�� r>��<* c^��o �����>������  J OUR COPPER CORNER ?  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Fomxtail 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NKW WESTM1NSTKR. B.C.  I'ruviiles a Christian home tor ulud  fiiu of Iwth sext'8 at moderate rates.  Hub a preparatory class for junior student*, doing grade public school work.  Does high School work, confers all hh����  Bchool privileges, and prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course utul gives  Diplomat). Gives a liberal education in  ila Collegiate Course and in the Ladies.'  Course for M.E.L. ami M.L.A. In Uni-  versity work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, nnd the de^"  give of B.A.. can be obtained from Tor-  imfo University, winch the college is in  lut alii Nation  For fuller information and terms writ*  Kev. W. J. Sipperell. 15.A..H.D , Princi-  lnl; nr Rpv    .1    P.  M.-w-l.    I'.n?':..  NOTICE.   .  In H'c- matter ol" llir l.an ' Itf^lry Act, ami i-  the inaUri* of the Title to Lot 8. Mock ll.Cim ron  Mineial Claim (Map 54)  City of phoeuix   H.C  Whereas the Certificate ol Title of AnM.  TRoMnr.KV, beittii Certificate of Title, No. 5101.1  to the above hereililiuuent* has 1 eeii lost or de  st roved -~ and application lias been in otic for n  tin- licatc thereof.  NOTIOK IS KKRKIlV tJJVKN.that a duplicate  Cetificatc of Title to the nbovc hereditaments  will for isiti tl at the expiration of one m>iith  from the date hereof, unhs* in the meantime  valid objection to the contrary is made to me in  writing  W. H. HDMOND   ,  District Registrar of Titles.  Land Registry Office.  Knmloop.s, fl. C,  July 4th, 1907.  NOTICE.  ?;<��T CK is hereby fit veil that the Vancouver  Victoria and RaiWvav and Navigation Comp'aiiy  ha e deposited in the Office of the Registrar of  Titles for the District of Yale, at Kamloops. a  plan, profit' nnd book of reference showing the  proposed locution of a brunch of the Hue of their  railway to con tied the main line with the Itiier-  nati.nml Hoi.mWiry, in ar Myncaster. ou Lot 43".  and thai it ��* the.intention of the Vancouver,Victoria and ha-tern KaKwity ��nd Navigation Company to apply to the Itoatd of Railway Commissioners for Ciinadn. at Ottawa, under section 322  of the Railway Act, four weeks after the first  publicat on of this notice for the necessary  authorization juderthe p ovi ions of the Kail  way Act, for the construction of such branch Uu-J  of railway in accordance with the plan, profile  and book of reference so filled.  Dated this 4th day of July   1907  A   H. MeNKILL,  Solicitor for  he Vancouver Victoria and  Kastcrn    Hail way    and    Navigation  Company.  This adveitlAement was first published in the  Phoenix Pioneer on Ihe 13th 'day of July  1907.  NOTICE.  MATTKKS  OKVirl'iKKST   Tl >   THOSE    INTERESTED    IN    1'IIK  COI'I'KK   MINING    1NUUSTKY  <* CJ����0 ��^-A<J ��L>��<J��  <L>9^M  The Uses of Copper.  The average man, if asked to name,  offhand, the uses ol" copper, would be  likely to reply thai the metal was used  mainly for coining pennies and 'making  'win-, yet these uses employ barely  more than a quarter of tlie copper that  is produced. On second thought he  might smile at naming copper coinage  as an important consumer of the metal,  yet his first thought would he nearer  right than his second, for the Chinese  Empire has used fifty thousand tons of  copper for making new coins, within  Ihe past two years, thereby increasing  the circulating medium of the country  to the extent of four ounces for each  inhabitant���for while filty thousand  ions of copper is a large quantity of  metal, sufficient to load a thousand  freight cars of the heaviest type used  on American railroads, it is but a  quarter of an avoirdupois pound per  capita, when divided among four hundred million people.  Only the expert, or those engat.ed  most actively in the copper industty,  have the slightest idea of the diversified uses to which copper is put, as  shown by a chapter on the uses of the  metal in the new edition of the Copper  Handbook, published by Horace J.  Stevens, of Houghton, Michigan. According to this book copper enters into  almost every form of human activity,  and the multiplicity of its uses is most  surprising. Electric light, pjwer and  traction are immense consumers of the  metal in the form of wire, and telephones and telegraphs find it indispen-  sible, yet electricity requires only a  trifle more than a quarter of the metal  made. The engineering trades consume more than half of all the copper  produced, mainly in the form of brass,  i  c^eo *j^m^�� xl>��^�� *>���<* o- 5  but there are about a score of friction  metals and alloys, each having its  specific use, into which copper enters  as a component part.  The building trades are enormous  consumers of copper, and this sort of  consumption is increasing rapidly.  Copper roofs, cornices, and fronts  adorn the exteriors of business buildings in thousands of towns, while for  interior work the great majority of  modern buildings use copper, brass or  bronze locks, knobs and butts. Brass  pipes, nickeled, are in modern bathrooms and lavoratories, and brass and  bronze chandeliers, gas and electric  fixtures are almost invariable. A dozen  or more other veiy common domestic  uses of copper are mentioned.  In the manufacturing world the uses  of copper and brass are innumerable.  One concern in the Naugatuck valley  of Connecticut buys copper in ten-ton  lots, monthly, solely for the making of  water-dials, all of the better-grade dials  being of copper, enameled. The  common pin requires hundred of tons  of copper yearly, insignificant as a  single pin may seem. Bals for . shoes  and tips for shoe-laces require metal  by the scores of tons, and the thin  metallic tips on rubber-tipped lead-  pencils are responsible for a surprising  depletion in the stock of the metal.  In addition to the consumption of  the metal itself, tens of thousands of  tons of copper sulphate are required  for the arts of manufactures, and for  horticulture purposes, in spraying fruit  trees, bushes and vines. It is very  evident, from a perusal of the book ;in  question, that copper plays a vital, and  a lar more important part than commonly supposed, in Twentieth Century  civilization. I  CATARBIi OF THE SI0WACH  '^  THREATENED HIS LIFE.  Finds Prompt* Relief Jill Pe-rihna, the Reliable  Catarrh- Bejnedy.  A PROMINENT PROFESSOR   OF   DANCING,    WELL-KNOWN   IN  AUSTRALIA, LONDON AND CANADA, RELATES HIS   WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE WITH THE USE OF PERUNA.  BOUNDARY MAN UP NORTH.  Is Now  Looking Up British Columbia's Attn-  ing Propositions  from   Vancouver, states  a well known   mining  A dispatch  that j C. Haas,  engineer of Spokane and the Boundary, is a guest ac the Hotel Vancouver, lie will sail on the steamer  Venture for Bella Coola with the  object of examining various copper  properties in that district.  "The showings are said to  cellent," said Mr. Haas. "I  stand that one or two of the  have been partially developed and that  the results look very encouraging. My  principals are Spokane people who  realize that British Columbia offers a  first class field for investment. A  comprehensive   plan   of   development  be ex-  under-  groups  PROVINCIAL.  TKNDK<<Si for the purchase of the 'Twin  Sisters" mlurral claim, Lot 1412, which reverted Xx Ihe Crown lor unpaid taxes.  During  was as-  my report proves favorable,  a recent trip to New York I  sured that there was ample capital  there for investment in British Columbia mining propositions. I look  for a marked revival of mining in this  province at an early dale."  Mr. Haas is accompanied north by  J. H. Tilsley, of Spokane, who is one  of the owners of the Bella Coola properties.  W.  FKAI.ED TKNDl'.RS will be leceivetl by the  undersigned lip to 4 p in. ou Saturdav. the 50th  day of Julv, .907, for the purchase of the "Twin  SisrEKS" mineral cln-.m. Lot 1412, sltuaKd 111  the Greenwood Mining Division, Kosslnnd A��  sesmncut District, al the upset pi ice of.$6i aj,  heliiK the amount due at date of Tax Sale, with  Int-reHt at 6 per cent, together with laxes du?  since the date of sale Crown Grant 1-ce, and cost  of Advertising.  JAMES R. BROWN,  Asst. CoiiimIs��loner of Land* and Works.  Fairvikw, B.C.  To American Subscribers.  On account of the increase in second  class postage rates between Canada  and the United States, on and after  May 8, 1907, the subscription price  of the Pioneer to residents of the  United Slates will be $2.50 per annum.  This includes new and renewed sub  scriptions, and is merely the additional  postage that must be paid for American delivery.  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKK NOTICK that 30 days alter the first  publication of this notice. I li.teml to apply "'  tlieChlel Commissioner of I/huIb and Works, nt  Victoria for a upcclnl license to cut and carry  away tlm'erfiom the following described land  in the Similkameen Divis on of Yale district, viz:  Commencing nt n ikjsI on the north side 01  Sutherland Creek, about three (<) miles Ktist ot  ���'hrlntlim Lake, marked A. J Anderson's Northwest Corner Post, thence South 8n chains, thence  Hast 80 chains,thence North Ko chains, thence  West fo chains, to point of commencement  A. J. ANDKRSON.  listed Inly 6lh. 1^07  MINERAL ACT.  (WOUM V.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTIC li.  "Australia," "Hill," "Rut Pactional," "Rave"  fractional," and "Tarantula l'lactlonol, MI 1-  crnl Claims situate in the Greenwood Minnie  Division or Ynle District. Where located���  lirtwern ti'.'cenwooitaiid WellniKtoti Camps..  TAKH NOTICI' that I. Isaac II. Hallett. ns  fluent for Kan: K Iackhon, Kit.- Miner s <_*-ii 1  i'..le Su. II :!..s6.li.t"ii.l sixiy days from 'I"-'  li"ieof. to uppl.' :o (>��������� .Minim: It c-irder .ur cer-  tifirates of lui|.r.v in-iis. C.r iln- purpose ol  ��'taiiiiiiK Crown ('.rants of th'��� above claims.  AMI furtli r Take .Notice that aetnu, nndei  ���'Cvllou ^7, muni b'.' ciiiutu nc-d biTore tne i*  snance o'fsuch Ceitllicut sot    iniirovements.  Dated this i.sth day iljuly, A.I) , i'/'7-  44- I.  II.  IIAI.I.I-TT.  A pencil murk here ftfflT"  \ in a reminder thatvuurs.ul>-  \ficription to   this  pnpur   is  how past dne, and the pub-  ttflher   will appreciate your  ��omptattention.       giBP~  Seven Miles Per Day.  C. Thomas, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., is authority 'for  the statement that it requires three  days to get a train of Idaho ore from  Phoenix to the company's smelter at  Boundary Falls, a distance of say 2 1  miles. And this is accomplished  through the united efforts of two great  railways, the C. P. R. and the Great  Northern. Thus it will be seen that  smelter managers, as well as railways,  have their troubles, in these times of  coal, coke, ore dump and power shortage. Just think of it; an average of  seven miles per day, and two railway  companies working on the job, too.  One would think that the trainmen  would ^row dizzy at such a fearful  speed���a mile every three or four  hours.  O  Smith Curtis has been looking over  copper properties near Kamloops.  Great Britain, it is announced, is  about to re-establish a great naval  station at Esquimalt.  Trout Lake City is to have a sawmill with a capacity of 50,000 feet per  day.    It will be put in by local capital.  Active preparations are under way  for the Kotenay Lake Fruit Fair to be  held at Kaslo on the 24th and 25th of  September.  Vancouver's new stock. exchange,  which opened this week, is limited to  a membership of 21, the price of seats  being $500 each.  The    Kitamaat    Indian    boarding  will be undertaken  if, on  examination .(.school for boys and girls' will   be   one  of the finest   buildings "on   the  coatst,  costing $25,000.  Nelson's board of trade will at once  prosecute the fight for better freight  rates for the Kootenays in general and  Nelson in particular.  Chief Justice Hunter has been appointed administrator for British Columbia during the absence of Governor  Dunsmuir from the province.  Thirteen Chinese who planned to  save a total of $6,500 head-taxes were  discovered, smuggled into Canada on  the C. P. R. steamship, Tartar.  Hon. \V. J. Bowser was sworn in as  attorney-general, and not as chief commissioner of lands and works, as  prematurely sent out from the coast.  Tranquille or Fortune ranch, nine  miles west of Kamloops, will be the  scene of the first sanitarium instituted  by the anti-tuberculosis society of the  province.  Albert J. Smith, the ���well-known professor of dancing, formerly of Fern-  Academy, PadUiugton, Sydney, after tearing London and Canada, baa  located in Carlton, Victoria, (Australia) at 435 Cardigan street.  Ha writes to,, the Peruna Prug Mfg. Co., Columbus, Ohio, (U.S.A.), r*v  g���a,ng his use of Peruna, as follows:  "/ was troubled with catarrh of tbe stomach for a number of years,  which finally resulted seriously.  "It was when the disease was at Its worst and I could not sleep, eat nor  k that I began using Peruna and found that It was doing me good  ���wary day.  "My stomach began to feel much better, my appetite Increased, and 1  ' not ieel so nauseated upon rising In the morning.  fMy bowels were soon In better condition, my sleep undisturbed, and  Maa catarrh gone.  "Peruna Is a perfectly wonderful medicine and I certainly recommend  Hlor catarrh."  years ago it was thought that I    The most reliable remedy for catarrh,  was confined to the head and   no matter where located, ia Parana, an  HoweTer, all the respiratory and   ,_t���.���ol ���,������< ��..��v-�����^-    t*  ���m organs are lined  by mucons   internal, systemic catarrh remedy.   It  branes,   and   catarrh   -will  attack   has proven its efficacy by yeara of uaa  ���Mmbranes at any point. in thoaaandi of families.  Buster's Philosophy���VII;  Resolved, that "motion is life."  Good honest motion like work or good  exercise. Running water is clean and  clear. Things that don't move grow  impure and stagnant, .especially brains.  The active mind and body have no  time for disease or trouble. Uncle  Buster needed to be set in motion.  What good would a clock be that  wouldn't go? Youare just the same,  dear brother, so get,wound up, get interested in: something,. or some body,  besides yourself. You're not the whole  thing.  .-  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy, Better Then Three Doctors.  "Three years ago we had three  doctors with our little boy and everything that they could do seemed in  vain. At last when all hope seemed to  be gone we began using Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  and in a few hours he began to improve. Today he is as healthy a child  as parents could wish for."���Mrs. B.  J. Johnston, Linton, Miss. For saie  by all druggists.  llninJinis Them A Nice Lemon.  The editor sat in his office whence  all but him had fled, and he wished  that every dead-beat was in his grave  ���-stone dead. 1 lis mind then wandered far eway to the time when he should  die, and his royal editorial soul go  scooting to the sky; when he'd roam  the fields of paradise and sail over  Jasper seas, and all things glorious  would combine his every sense to please.  He thought how then he'd look across  the great gulf dark and drear, that'll  yawn between his happy soul and those  who swindled here, and when for water  they would call, and in agony they'd  caper, he'd shout to them: "Just  quench your thirn with ihe due that's  on your paper.''���Kx.  A concentrator with a daily capacity  of 500 tons has been ordered for the  Broadview mine, near Camborne. The  big mill will have a daily output of  about 90 tons of shipping ore.  It is understood that the sale of the  Hewitt mine in the Slocan for $180,-  000 has been consummated and that  $50,000 has already been lodged by  the buyers, who are New York people.  Former Constable Bullock-Webster  of Nelson has been appointed Stipen  diary Magistrate and Judge of the  Small Debts Court. He will study  law, entering E. A. Crease's law office  as an articled clerk.  By a decision of the privy council  the government has won a long contest with the C. P. R. as to settlers'"  rights to coal and other minerals in the  Esquimalt, and Nanaimo railway belt,  which the provincial act of four years  j ago gave them. This decision reverses  I the judgment of the full court of  British Columbia, which in effeci held  that the act was unconstitutional and  that the Dominion and not the province controlled all lands within the  railway belt,  It is reported that the lumber combine is broken, due, it is said, to the  stringency in the money market.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUKDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  35   Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken  and will  DRY   WOOD   IN  (PHONE 34.)  over   the   Lumber   Yard  carry   a   full   stock.  Tronipt  Attention  to   ortlern  nt nny hour of day or night.  a-%^-%^^my%+,^my%^%j%s%/a*0  t Church Services Tomorrow i  Methodist���Sunday School at 3:30  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  class at 10:0c a.m.  A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every and and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  NOTICE.  In the matter of the 1 nnd Registry Act, and in  the mutter ol the Title of Lot 6, Ulock 11 mid Lot  ���\, lltoelc i.i, OU. Ironsides subilivin'.on (Map 6o),  'room of P'noeiilx, B.i'.��� ,     ..      ..  WIIKKKAS the Ccitificatc of I itle ol John C.  Bradlbv bellis C��rlllicaie of Title No 4535<i hay  been lost or destroy d, and application has been  innde for n duplicate thcieof. NOTICK Irt  HKKKBV GIVKN that a duplicate Certific.te of  Title to the above hereditaments will be issued  at the expiration of one Mi-nth from the date  hereof, unless in the meantime valid objection to  the contrary is made to me in writing.  W. II. EDMONDS,  Land Registry Office, District Registrar.  Kamloops, B.C.,  July 26th, 1907.  THE  TRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  R. Or. WEBB, Proprietor.  The Leadin? Hotel of the Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sample Rooms,  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembtr IS, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary.to most men engaged in. any  branch ofr the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with ;the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the. plain facts in plain English  withcut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  mcHtft*w.  - Summer -  Excursion  Rates  EAST-  From PHOENIX, $54.65; to  WINNIPEG,  PORT ARTHUR.  ST. PAUL, DULUTH,  SIOUX CITY.  ST. LOUIS, $62.15;  CHICAGO, $66.15;  TORONTO, $80.65;  OTTAWA, $84.70;  MONTREAL,   86.15;    ST.  JOHN,   $96.15;  HALIFAX,  $103.95.  OAr sale  /L/LVj, 4, J* AUGUST S, 9,   10,  SEPTEMJiEK 11,  12,  1 j.  First-Class  Round    Trip,  90 Day Limit.  Corresponding Reductions from all  Kootenay 1'oints. Tickets available  for Lake Route, including Meals and  Berths on lake Steamers. Through  rates quoted to any station, Ontario,  Quebec or Maritime provinces on  application.  >.S.Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B.C.  niesns'Hr^5asa5EriiSE5E5^  HOME MADE ICE  Having installed, at large expense, the only ice making machine in  the Boundary, we are prepared to make delivery of this fine  product, made Troiii PUKK SPRING������WATIiR. Also,'natural  ice in anv quantity.  Phoenix Brewing Company  'r       Phoenix. B.C.  BINER ic SONS, Props.  Office and Brewery, Banner St."'  Drink Phoenix Beer and have the Best.  WSE5E5��52S2SHS?JiZ5ZSH5ri5asaSa5rlcE5H5^  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION  Sept. 2nd to 14th, 1907 = Sherbrooke, Que-  SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS  AND EIGHT MEDALS  GKNKUOUSLV DONATED  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS MINK  FOR PRIZES OK  BUTTER AND   CHEESE  This makes a total of over $3000 given bv the Eastern Townships Bunk for  the above pnrpo:-e during the past Five yeara to eneouragsf Ihe Farmers and promote the Dairv Industry of Canada. For particulars  governing competition, apply to W.M.TOMLINSON,  Exhibition Secretarj', Sherbrooke, Que.  We   have   a large stock of the  celebrated  Pabst Beer  And can Prouiptly Fill all  Onlers  THEfBEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co*  TAS. McCREATH, r>?.-iit>r  D  ���        T  ���  +  I  ut3W6  +  Dominion Ave., Cor.Banner St.  *��9S�� PHOENIX, B. C. �������  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  L  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Shire of the Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  Offers  Special Rates East  Midsummer Tourist Excursions on  AUfl. 5, 9,10, Scpl. 11,12,15.  Fare Round Trip  Halifax $103.00  St. Johns    96.20  Quebec,    yt.20  Ottawa,  86.1 5  Toronto 66.20  Chicago $66.20  St.   I'aul  54.70  Winnipeg,   51.30  1'ort Arthur,   56.30  St. Lotus,  66..'o  Long limits with stop over privileges.  For |iiii'tieiilarn lis ronunln rules ami luiiti-.-, :ul'liv."F,  W. X. PERKINS, Agent, Phoenix, B. C.  M  A*  St  M  sst^srt^o^f [^ ��-^-^-^--^-^-r^n^^*S1  Is   acknowledged  by   those who   read   it regularly   to   be   the  leading journalistic  exponent  of tin- Boundary District of South  eastern British Columbia. .  It is published in the centre ol' the great Copper Mining  Industry of Biilish Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is n.-ws. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal. _  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2 50 and morn than one of its readers subscribes for two,  three and even live  years.    Address, with remittance,  re   i,s cents  Pioneer Pub.  Co.,   l'hoenix, H.C.  'JL'       NOTH-Wc have 11 lew Copies uf tlu-lns- PIONKKK   ANXITAI. left, prici-  fSjta       N��TK    IVch   c,r u copy �� ill I* ��c..l frre lo ��  new suhsct.!.��.  it  Has  fe*  *Jts  1 ;</��w|l  ��� fiwiW  liH  Y-'AX-^YY^Yp.  .������.M;s%y;y.  ������..:?-t.:ift,'.'<'���:"���'"  ; ������^������-j-K'-viii-'.-rf'L  ��� vn?i" ���.''  Y&i-^  m~* ft*  Mt   41  lll"''  ���Hat  * hi  *��pfni  up  j*t  his  FH.  ft  i��i  1*5  WR  in  ���mm  11  'A  M\  ^HE   PHOENIX   PIONEER  SHARP (& IRVINE CO.  Member of Spokane Stock Exchange.  IO6  Wall St. SpoKane, Wash.  U'K   U'l.-li  To SKI.I.  l-i' ' ��� til-SO  1 C..|.|,.-r...  '!*i   (.-HI  ��� I  ||i-...lcii|.  20 to    l.hi  H. C. C  I'lO   In      2u.)    |1,.||,i ':  100 to 1000 i. 1, ,,,��� ,.  500 l<> 11)00 All*- ���-���it.  lt>00 to 3000 Panh.tii.ll- s ... it  100 to    400 Kendall [.'.;.nit;i'..jil  100 to    300 Snowstorm [C.Ji.A.]  100 to   500 Stewart [C.l>.A.j....  1000 to 5000 Sullivan [B.C.].....  And, like others, make big profits in the world-  famous Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Idaho.  Write for Copies of Our Aiming Engineer's Report. and Map. Free.  The alKive are all good buys, and and will show an 1111   ....  B. C. Copper was the leader of the market,  n  ftn   rtfr ...1..Au *.a.:,.a ... :. r���  .... _ .1   ,  (i 00  ,!lr.  .10  07',.  I.J5 *  3 IK)  2.10  .13; a  NONPAREIL  COPPER  NOW  4zC  PER  SHARE  mJj\QUisn & Carlson  Mambmn Spokano Mining Exchango  G01-B02 A, Rookery, Spokane, Wash.  Among the Railway Men.  ... ��� ���..,,  ........ an mi   advance  during  Ihe  next  30 clays. B. C. Copper was the leader of the market during the past week,  selling up to $11.60, at winch price it is in good demand. Dominion Copper  is a good buy, and wil! advance to $7.00 on next move  -Internationa] Coal, Snowstorm and Kendall are dividi nd  your orders at the market.  paying  stocks.     Wire  tetdlng Hotel of Boundary's Leidlni  Mlnini Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob H1U Ave., and Kim 8t  PHOENIX, B. C.  Sew and Up-to-date.  Centrally Located, . J. *  Good Sample Rooms. ���*���   ���  In and Around Phoenix |  .��� jl BRIEF. TOPICS   OK  LOCAL   AND   GENERAL *&.  ^J INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. *** 8��  MONASTER  Proprietor.  -O.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  August 10th to 14th, inclusive. -  Dry. wood   in   car   lots.      Apply to. I good order.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before  buying your furniture else  where, call on R. J. Gardner.  Woodchoppers wanted.    Inquire ol  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  Prescriptions carefully, prepared  at  Thrasher's Drug Store���r-'Phone 16.  Sewing'Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald .���^um  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all   Scotch   are  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.     Chas. & lid  The best kept and coolest glass of  beer in town. Chas. & Ed. at the  Stemwinder.  Barney Cosgrbve has lumber on the  lot on Knob Hill avenue, recently  purchased, and has started to erect a  small residence.  Last Wednesday Mrs. Stephen A.  Swanson, wife of the foreman at the  Granby mines, presented her husband  with a- son at the Phoenix General  Hospital.  Mrs. Phil McDonald, of Greenwood,  has removed to  ~"  to remai  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For sale, dresser and washstand, in  Apply at Pioneer office.  For sale cheap, two five-foot showcases with tables to match. Apply to  E. A. Black.. v   3  For Sale���First-class milk cow, with  three months'old heifer calf, $75. A  bargain. Apply to T. Hardie, Hartford Junction, B. C.  j     For fa|nily use,  our  Draft Dennis,  I * ��unle Brar"dy, and Robertson's Draft  c���,..���i the    bes^      ^   them  Stemwinder Hotel.  George A. Mowatt, owner of the  milk ranch below the city, has sold it  to Arc Kay Brothers, including the  cattle, etc., they taking possession this  week. Air. Mowatt will move to  Washington, the family having preceded him to'Chewelah this week.  Repairing Ihe Roads.  Ernest Spraggett, superintendent off  roads for Grand Forks riding, is  now  camped with his force nearSpion Kop,  having been over  the- Eholt-Phoenix      road, and put it in much   better shape  oved to Phoenix, and expects  tnan   heretofore.    The   wagon  n here   till   Air.   McDonald's  below   '  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  -R. V. Chisholm, Prop. (  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods. '  Special attention to dining room.    Large,  well   furnished rooms.   .'  Dominleo A venae ...  airy  and  Phoeslx, B C.  return   from a   trip   to   the  Sturgeon  Lake country in Ontario.  On Thursday evening, August 15th,  the friends of Miss S. E. Howe will  tender her a farewell, en. the occasion  of l.er resigning. It will be held at  Miners' Union hall and all are invited.  Last Sunday Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  K. of P. held its annual church parade,  going to the St. Andrews' Presbyterian  church in a body. The pastor, Rev.  Samuel Lundie, preached a sermon  appropriate to the occasion.  Early .in the.season there was considerable" enthusiasm over baseball in  the Boundary, but it appears that all  interest in the game for this season has  been lost. Perhaps' the .100 degree  weather in the valleys had something  to do with it. -  ._������ roads  the city and around here generally, outside the city limits, are to have  attention,'as. well as the much used  and exceedingly dangerous road from  the C. P. R. station to beyond the  Rawhide mine. Regarding the latter  Mr. Spraggett states that he has had  no orders, as had been hoped, to  divert that road so as to avoid the  Snowshoe, Gold Drop,^ Curlew and  Ra\yhidetmmes:and the several railway crossings and tunnel mouths; but  that if anything is to be done now  about it, orders will have to be received very shortly from Victoria. |  The new Kettle Valley lines station  in  Cnind   Forks  lias  been  couipleled.  A night operator has been added to  the C P. R. station force in 1'lmeiux,  malting four employees altogether,  due to the heavy ore traffic.  W. P. Tiemey & Co. are putting the  finishing touches to the $25,000 Rawhide spur of the C. "P. R., which they  have been grading all summer. Tbe  ties are all on th* ground.  D. C. Coleman, K'ootenay-Boundary  superintendent for the C. P. R-, came  up as far as Hartford Junction Wednesday, looking over the ground there as  a place at which to make up the long  ore trains from Phoenix.  Reaching the Gold Drop mine with  a spur has occupied the attention of  the Great Northern-engineers. It is a  pretty safe thing to wager that they  will eventually get there, the talk now  being a spur from Glenside.  It is a question whether C. P. K-  men or those of the G.N.care the least  about the mail sacks they handle to  Phoenix. Thursday not a sack of any  kind came in by the G. N., where usually there are several sacks daily.  Track has been laid to the trestle  on the Victoria spur by the Great  Northern, a distance of about a mile  from the start. Timbers are arriving  for the trestle, which is to be 532 feet  in length, and the employees of Porter  Brothers are expected to arrive Monday  to put the bridge up. It will require  about ten days.  The rumor is now current that the  C. P. R. has acquired the Midway &  Vernon charter and will proceed with  the construction of that link between  the Boundary and the rich Okanagan  country. It still lacks confirmation,  but it would give the C. P. R. a short  line from this district to the coast, and  make the G. N. hustle to get the  passenger traffic which it now largely  holds between Boundary points and  the coast.  Just Arrived  i  Large assortment of Ladies'  and Gentlemen's Umbrellas,  prices from $2.50 to $15.00  each. Also we are clearing  out odd pieces of Hand  Painted China at a special  discount to make room for  new stock. Calls of inspection invited  E. A. black:,  J  Mi  *l The  Knob Hill Ave.  Jeweler |*  Phone No.  I  68.  <# HOTEL    UNION  ^  _EHOLT,  The   best   conducted   Hotel   in  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  Boundary.  B._C.  important   railway   town  in   the  W.   S.   TOKNEY,   JPkoi.  Fresh    Roasted  JPEAIVUTS  and fine Okanogan Fruit to  arrive this   afternoon.  WALNUTS,   BRAZILS,   PECANS,   FILBERTS,   ALMONDS  Fiur-.-t   Line of   SMOKING   and   CHEWING  TOBACCOS, CIGARK and   CIGARETTES  ..111. the. city.    Chewing Gums  and  Exquisite, Candies ami   don't   forget  I Quench the Thirst  JAMES phone <54  : . For some weeks past Forbes Kirby;  with,. Harry. Bii[pie,as.assistan(t,.ha8 been  surveying mineral claims in this camp  for the Consolidated Co., having headquarters at the Snowshoe mine. The  work is now completed, however, and  the party broke camp and returned to  Grand Forks Thursday I  Two new songs entitled, "In the  Ballroom Throng So Gay," and'"She is  Dark as Gloom," are the latest compositions of James Mack, of Greenwood, B.C. They are published in  Chicago, Illinois, but;,can be had now  at the Thomas Drug Store, in Greenwood, for 25 cents per copy.  WHITE HORSE IS  GREAT IN COPPER  Old Boundary Resident Tells  of-Country.  Range fer Sale.  Having installed a range of larger  capacity, I have a 7-foot John Bull  range for sale, at a bargain. In first-  class condition, apply to 'James Marshall, Hotel Brooklyn, Phoenix, B.C.  >-<><H><><K><>0<>S<>-CK><>-C>0--<  Millions Are Being Made In  The   Coeur   d'Alene   Mines*  Carney   Copper  ataaaaamaaaaaaaammmmamamaamaaaaamsaasBaiaaammaMaaBxaaaiaamtaaamama  A      WINNING      PROPERTY  Capital 1,500,000 Shares     Par Value $1.00  -a  1  m  V7S  a  ���a  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  Reported  hy B. B.   Mich ton   & Co.,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to July 31,1907.  ��KKKU  .45  Alberta Coal and Coke  The intense itching .characteristic of  salt   rheum   and   eczema  is  instantly  allayed   by    applying   Chamberlain's!  Salve.    As a cure for skin disease this  salve is unequalled.    For  sale   by all  druggists. ���':.���.���  loehix Jteam Laum  LIMI TED.  .o.  Boundary Side lights  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the  largest  or  smallest  onler.-i  will- disjijiUth and jit, the lowest possible price:-.  The well known' R. Meyerhoff  ranch, west of Midway, has been sold  at $30 per acre to Nelson parties, being one of many land deals made recently in the Kettle river valley,  Ed Allen, who Hved in the Boun-  ���dary~for-a-rium6er dfyears, particularly  at the B. C. and Emma mines, has  been in. the city this week, having just  returned from the White Horse Copper camp in the Yukon, and will start  back there next Monday.  Mr. Allen states that as a copper  camp   White  Horse  is   one   of   the  coining wonders.   Byron White, owner  of the Slocan Star, in the Slocan  district, bought for $r4,ooo   the  Pueblo  group   of copper   claims.    He   took  seven men in ,with   him, and   in three  months got out 700 tons   of ore that  yielded seven   per  cent  copper at the  Tyee smelter, .Vancouver island.   This  group   was  originally  owned   by   the  B. A. Corporation (Whittaker Wright.)  Col.   Thomas,, representing   Pittsburg  capitalists,   has   bonded   280   claims,  and has already invested some $2,000,-  000,   with   the  intention   of   making  further   payments   of  $r,ooo,coo   or  more.     His   syndicate   will   probably  erect a smelter in that district for the  treatment of copper ores of the north.  The White Pass   &  Yukon   railway  officials are now looking into the matter  of building a branch line  from White  Horse  to  the copper district, and  it  will   doubtless   be   built   in  the  near  future.     White   Horse  Alameda   B.C. Copper   Bullion   Cariboo McKinnev...  Cons. Smelters.  Copper King..   .Domin. Copper   Denoro Mines;  ... .'���.'  Furiiace-Creek.'.,',-..,'-.'.,  Granby   Gertie   Galbraith Coal..'..".'."  International Coal   Nicola Coal Mines....  Panhandle Smelter..'.  Rambler-Cariboo   Sullivan '  Stewart  .43  .10  9.75  .08  .03  100.00  .07  5.87)*  .08  - 37,&  115.00  .10^  .25  .91  .03>a  ���08M  .24  .14  1.87K  Snowstorm        3.00  .io;,<  10.00 "  .09  .04;*  115.00 '  .07%  0.12^  .10  ....   .60....  130.00  .12)^  .27  .94  .04  ���OS'4  .28  .14 V,  2.00  3.06  .7. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  Pres.; \V. ]), Greenough, Mullan,  Idaho, Vice iYes. and Mgr.; C. D.  Miller, Mnllaii, Idaho, Sec ; Jus  Carson, Mullan, Idaho, Superintendent. Mr. Carson developed  the Morning Mine, being in charge  11 years.  The Company   is  developing   8!  claims   and 3   fractions,   4 miles ,  from Mullan, on Ihe Northern  Paei/u- nu'ro-d ami u valuable  water rijjht.  Theie iiri 30 feet of chipping ore  in sij/ht. An 800-fooi Itliinei ishe-  iri(t diiven to cut t' v. ore ar the  500-fo'it !f-.-l, wiili IltK) feet rnorH  to run. A limiteil :i mount of  stock will be sold for a short liint-  at 17Jj>' cents per share.  Do not allow this opportunity to pass unimproved. The money you invest g-oes  into development for your benefit.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attentioo to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  >^8<><>-0<H><>0-0-CKH>0^  When doing your Spring House Cleaning and making changes, do not  forget that we have that odd piece of  FURNITURE  that you have been wanting���or will  tire sets, in the Latest Styles.    ::  furnish en-  Phone No. 25  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Patronize Home Industry.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention  lo all orders - --���  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  Phoenix, B C. ,      is   no    miles  from Skagway, .the head of navigation,  J and the passenger fare  from  Skagway  Charles Peitz, through friends, was | is $20.    A train runs daily, requiring  ���"   *-�����--  Old   Man's  Home,   at [five no-ton engines to get it over the  Mr. Deitzl summit. !  Mr.    Allen    brought    down   some  specimens of bqrnite copper  from the  White Horse district, and thinks, from  Following Officers were installed   by   the waV capital.is taking hold of prop-  Greenwood Lodge No. 20,   K  of  P.,   erties there> " ?"11 not be  Ionfi  before  last week by   Duncan   Murray,   D. L>    <t is a large producer of the red metal.  G. M.: C C, A. J. Morrison; P., Wm.   M,ners *et $4 Per day of e,Sht hours'  taken   to  the ���   *.*.��.. a  Kamloops, a few days ago. mi. i/cnz  first came to the Boundry in 1857, and  is understood to be' the first white man  to penetrate to this district.  by  THE   FINEST   QUALITY  IN  MILK anJ CREAM  DAIRY  J.   W.   HA.VXAM.  HON I  FltKSlI    ,  JPKOPH1 KTOlj'  Having secured a first cla=-  baker, I am prepared to ddivc.  promptly, the best Hrkaix, ( aki  and Pies. Satisfaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family am'  hotel trade get special attention  'Phone A55.     W.J.Prendergast, Prop  Rowe; M. of W��� P. Chine; K. of R.  & S., A. Y). Hallett; M. of F., Wm.  Etnbree; .Vf. ofE. Frank Steel; I. G.,  E. J. Vandergrjt.  John Noye,.miner, aged   42   and a  native of Cornwall, England, was found  dead last week   Sunday, not  far  from  the Mother Lode mine, where he  had  wandered tip from Greenwood and laid  down to his   last  rest. -The   remains  were found   by Joseph   Walker.    Deceased had   been  subject   to  cramps,  and a bruthei employed at the Skylark  mine, together with   the coroner,  did  not think an inquest necessary,   burial  taking place the following Mondav.  and board, and, there are not many in  the country.  QUALITY and VALUE  In speaking of \ allies, it should  be remembered that QUALITY  is the gague, while SIZE relates  more to the price.  If contemplating to invest $100  $200, $300 or more, as tlie case  might be, we venture to assert  that our prices will reveal a net  saving to you of at least 16 per  cent.  You will find, too, our Diamonds all belong to the coveted  highgrade qualities, as inferior  grades are not allowed entrance  into our stock.  A/D. MORRISON,  JEWELER and OPTICIAN.  Time I.-.spector for G. N. Ry.  Those   New        RUGvJ     Just  Received  FURNITURE.  BI N.NS  UNDERTAKING  McRae Bros* & Smith,  Ltd  STATIONERS, ETC.   , ���r-r\,  Fishing Tackle  Kodaks  Hammocks, Etc.  O IS  The Latest  and  Best  in  All Lines  R4  Knob Hill Av.  Phoenix, B. C.  Shopping Troubles,  "Tomorrow is my wife's  and I want to buy a present  tickle her."  "We have a nice line of feather  boas."  "No, no; I mean something that  will make a hit with her."  "Anything in'" hammers?"  "Vou misunderstand; I want something striking, that���  "Ah, you wish a clock; you will get  it at A. D. Morrison's Jewelry Store."  birthday,  that   will  The  9  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Snmiuimi Aumuh>.  ���D. J. Matheson  FIDfiUTY    1JONDS.   PI,A.TK   Or.ASH  COMMGDHIO.VBB    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  A.M.  ACCIORNT.  M1A���N1lf "n��i INVESTMENT BROKERS  I- n. PHONE 110.  market nuctmiiion and confirmation  Wk Wim. Skix.  ���Subject to  Wk  U ril,  i!uyt  A KING    AFFIDAVITS /J  100 It; C. Copper..... ...... 950  5 Gohp, Smelter?..... nn no  JJ^lpKW"'coai..;;.' no;S  400tjr North Star. To  6000 Sullivan.....'.'.'.'.'.;.'.'.'.".' J3  ,S nh-;~ta Coal (Free)..... m44  fcOOOO Ciinboo-McKinney. nti,  <Jxx ��u'��'nion Copper ' ��'is>u  ssaasrafc  i  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yot* Wa.llt a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. 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 oi shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girfs' and Boys' waists.  Th�� WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  &��wse?Bl!iilS  ravnwiinai jut* n*4**A***~  ^^^f^fc^^

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