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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 25, 1906

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AUGUST 25, 1906.  No.   40.  THE BIG STORE  -Sn  ^  Fruit ior  Preserving  The fruit season is now at its best.  We are receiving daily iiesli shipments  of Peaches, Pears, I'luins, Apples, Grapes,  Cantaloupes, 'Wateimelon, and Tomatoes.  You cannot make a mistake by putting up your winter supply  now.  We have just opened up a direct  shipment of Heinz goods Sweet Pickles,  Dill Pickles, Bulk Olives, Pork & Beans,  India Relish, Mandala Sauce, Mustard  Dressing and  Chow-chow..  These goods are the best that money  can buy  Have    Yot*    Tried  Maple me?  ���<zs  <&  THE    BMG     iSTCZFtE^  '^><xxy<xx>^^^&^ y^i 5��$^<>-oooo-a<  The Goodrich  a strictly first class machine,  fine polished quartered oak  j table. Drop head, patent chain  lift.  Ten    Yea*     Guarantee  only  JKorriti (BurotflMfc___  GRANBY GO.'S  IMPROVEMENTS  TAX RATE  TO BE 22  At Both  the Mines and  Smelter.  The  Three Shifts on New Victoria  Shaft.  Supt. Hodges, of the Granby Consolidated, was a visitor in Phoenix early this week for the first time since re  turning from spending a month's vacation in camping and fishing at the  coast. On that trip, about 125 miles  above Vancouver, he succeeded in-  taking in a salmon weighing 41  pounds.  When seen by the Pioneer representative Tuesday, Mr. Hodges stated that  matters at the company's mines and  smelter had been progressing satisfac  torilly during the summer, though  somewhat slowly as far as production  is concerned, on account of enlarge  ment operations going on at the reduction works, thereby cutting down  the amount of ore smelted. Two  small furnaces, No. 1 and No. 2, the  original furnaces of the plant, have  been enlarged and are now in cop-  mission, and Nos. 3, 4, 5 and 6 are  being treated in the same way, Nos. 7  and 8 being of the larger pattern. It  will probably be nearly January 1st be  fore tbe enlargements are   completed.  Last month was the smallest for  some time with the Gtanby Co. in  tonnage treated, being about 60,000  tons, and August will be about the  same or a trifle better. After that the  tonnage will gradually grow heavier.  When enlargements are finished Mr.  Hodges expects to treat at least 3000  tons daily on the average, even when  allowing lor one furnace out of the  battery of eight to be under repairs.  The treatment then should run around  100,006 tons each month, or over a  million tons annually, easily. The new  converter stand at the smelter is already for operation whenever it shall  .be needed, and-the roofs of the buildings are now being replaced with steel.  The destruction of the Boundary Iron  Works last Saturday may delay the enlargements somewhat, though all the  patterns of the smelters were saved. A  new foundry will be built, and the  Granby Co. may build it.  '  Rushing  Victoria Shall.  1906       MILLS  Same Rate as   Was   Levied  -     Last Year.  . Last Saturday, afternoon the city  council met in adjourned session and  passed Tax Rate By-Law No. 59, providing for the tax rate for 1996. The  total rate decided on was 23 mills, but  this week this was,reduced to 2a mills  by making the general tax one mill  less. The rate was arrived at as follows : General tax, 14 mills; special  tax, 4 mills; school, 5 mills; total, 23  mills. Last year the rate was 22 mills.  Wednesday's Meellif  Wednesday of this week the council  met again, those present being Mayor  Rumbrgeer and Coiincilmen Brown,  Oxley and McKenzie. By-I.aw No.  59 was referred to'Solicitor J. P. Mc-  Leod, for an opinion as to its legality,  and the couneii decided to make the  general tax rate for 1906, 13 mills, instead of .14,' as decided at Saturday's  meeting.  The city clerk, was instructed to  write to the department of Lands and  Works, at Victoria,, regarding the surveys "made by. trie government this  year for. a .sewerage system here, to  ascertain the approximate cost and  other data.      ir ''..  <���' ���  Aldermen McKenzie, Oxley, and  Brown were appointed a committee to  look into the mattei' of securing a medical health officer for the city.  G. W. Cornish, of Greenwood, appeared before the council, to secure  assistance in providing a representative ore exhibit for the, Boundary, for  the Nelson and Spokane fairs. The  council looked rather favorably on the  matter, but postponed action on it for  a week till they could;consider it more  fully.  THE PHOENIX  AMALGAMATED  Officers Chosen for $5,000,000  Company.  Boundary Mining Notes  To Operate Group  of Mines  Here.  Last spring the announcement was  made that a consolidation of several  well known mining claims in this camp  would be made, including the War  Eagle, Red Rock aud Bald Eagle  groups, the new corporation to be  called the Phoenix Amalgamated Copper Mines, Ltd. Information has now  been received here that the consolidation has been carried into effect and  that it takes in the War Eagle, Red  Rock, Lulu, Bald Eagle, Dandy  frac-  Asked as to when he expected the  new Victoria shaft at the mines to be  in commission, Mr. Hodges hoped to  have it ready some time this fall. All  of the preparations for'active sinking  have now been made, the shaft being  down now about 50 feet, and from  this on the sinking will be done with  three shifts, and no time lost in getting it completed to the 400-foot level,  a force of miners now being at work  raising from that level.  Part of the machinery for the head-  works for this shaft has heen on the  ground for some time, and the rest  will be coming along shortly. Heavy  castings lor the giant ore crusher and  250 horse power electric hoist are here  now, and the foundations have been  prepared, and the necessary buildings  are under erection.  The railway companies are working  out the plan of how both the C. P. R.  and Great Northern can be fed from  this shaft, according to the original intention of the Granby Co., and this  will also be decided on very shortly.  For raising the crushed ore to the bins  a belt system of conveyors will be  used, something like that at the Mother Lode mine.  McQUARRIE TO NEW  WESTMINSTER  Docksleader-Mclnlyre  Wedding.  Tuesday morning, at the residence  ot the bride's parents, on lower Dominion avenue, Esther May Dockstead-  er, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel  Docksteader, was quietly married to  Murdock Mclntyre, proprietor of the  Palace livery stable. Miss Rhena Summers was the bridesmaid, while John  1 locksteader, of Greenwood, supported  the groom. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Samuel Lundie, pastor  of St. Andrews Presbyterian church,  there being but a few of the immediate friends of the bride and groom  present. That afternoon Mr. and Mrs.  Mclntyre started on a ten days' drive  to Princeton, in tbe Similkameen, expecting to return about September 1st,  when they will settle down to housekeeping. They have the best wishes  of a large circle of friends.  tion. Fielding Unseated,  oo<>o.o*>o;fa��g��__j��^.2,  o-oo-o-oo-d  Halifax, N. S., Aug,  tion of the Hon. W. S  ister of Finance, as  representative   for  is   null   and   void.  Justice   Wethcrhei*  Russell,, who hnve  erpool for   three   days  trial.    The eloction is  iS.���The elec-  Fielding,   Min-  the parliamentary  (.Hieens Shclburiie,  So decided Chief  and   Mr.   Justice  heen sitting in Liv-  condueting the  voided   on the  ground of corrupt practices by agents.  The personal charges under which it  was first sought to disqualify the Minister was withdrawn.  Unfortunate   Miner Tried   to  Commit Suicide.  Thursday, Ed. J. Smith started east  with Murdock H.' McQuarne, intending to accompany-him to his old home  at"Queens.yille,..Nbva Scotia, where his  brothers reside. He had been acting  queerly of late, and it was thonght best  by his friends that he should be with  his relatives, when he might recover.  -���-*. On arriving at' Nelson, McQuarrie,  who had been tractable enough, tried  to commit suicide by jumping into the  lake from the steamer Kuskonook, and  it took five or six men to hold him, he  being finally taken to the provincial jail.  Yesterday he was examined by a commission at Nelson, and committed to  the hospital for insane at New Westminster, whither Mr. Smith accompanied  him last night.  McQuarrie has been a resident of  Phoenix for some seven years. Several years ago he staked some land in  what is now Franklin- camp, and this  year spent some time there, looking  after his townsite property, just below  Gloster City. He brooded ovei this  subject for some time, and told his  troubles to all of his acquaintances  since he returned from Franklin. Recently he soid a lot in Grand Forks to  Jeff Davis & Co.  He had been living at the Brooklyn  hotel for some time, but had been acting queerly, and it was decided to  send him east in good care, the above  being the result. When he started he  thought he was going to New Westminster, though through tickets were  secured to Nova Scotia. A brother of  his was killed in the cage at the Golden Crown mine some five or six years  ago. McQuarrie's friends hope that  after a season at the hospital at New  Westminster, he will fully recover his  faculties.  Mineral Exhibit for Neljoe tad Spokane.  George W. Cornish, of Greenwood,  was a visitor here Wednesday, with the  idea of getting up a representative  mineral exhibit for the Nelson and  Spokane fairs. Mr. Cornish has alio  interviewed business and mining men  in Grand Forks and Greenwood, with  a view to assisting in the project,  which is generally commended, and  should be put through to a successful  issue. Such an exhibit, carefully selected by a man like Mr. Cornish, who  is familiar with the several camps of  the Boundary, and who will accompany the exhibit to the fair, will doubtless be seen by thousands of people  who have never been in the Boundary.  It will be of great benefit to this district in the way of making it even better known and in attracting capital  this way. Mr. Cornish will be here  again next week.  Brief,  But Important.  Last week an earthquake, similar to  that in California last spring, visited  Valparaiso, Chili, and other parts in  that locality, doing damage estimated  at $150,000,000 or more, and blotting  out some 5,000 lives.  During the last week Paul (). Stens-  land, the defaulting Chicago banker,  has been located 111 half a dozen places  in different parts of the world, not excepting Midway, H. C.  The ('. P. R. wHl cany mail aud  passengers from Kngland to the Orient  in 30 days, thereby cutting down the  best previous time by five days. Ii  still takes two days to deliver mail between Greenwood and Phoenix in the  Boundary, places but five miles apart.  tion, Missing Link No. 2, Pinhook  and World's Fair fraction, contiguous  claims, that immediately adjoin the  Granoy Consolidated group on the  south?' The area of the properties is  21:30 acres, and comprises minera'  territory that is favorably thought of  by many who are familiar with the  ground.  The Phoenix Amalgamated Copper  Mines, Ltd., has been incorporated  under the laws of British Columbia,  with a capital of $5,000,000, having  500,000 shares of $10 par value each.  Of this number 200,000 shares have  been placed in the treasury of the  company, the executive office of which  is at Sherbrooke, Que., and the mine  office at Phoenix.  The first board of directors  of the  new  company  is  as   follows:    F.  P.  Buck,   C.   H.  Fletcher   and C.  A.  French, of Sherbrooke, Que.; George  Vandyke, Boston; H.   P.  Buck, New-  York; W. J. C.   Wakefield,   Spokane,  Wash.; George R. Naden, Greenwood;  Charles Riorden, St. Catharines, Ont.;  R. Bence Jones,  Lisselan,  Clonakilty,  Ireland.   The officers are:   President,  F.   P.  Buck;   vice-president,    C.   H.  Fletcher; secretary, A. F. Fraser.  Properties of the Ceapaiy.___..  The work done so far is  largely on  the War Eagle, one of the original locations of this camp, which mine has  a   good   machinery   plant   and   mine  buildings, used when the uroperty was  being operated several' years   ago.    It  has a working shaft 160'feet deep, with  considerable drifting at this level. The  location   of the War Eagle is   said to  cover  the   Old   Ironsides   and  Knob  Hill veins, and what is supposed to be  the Victoria  vein, Granby   properties.  The outcrops on the surface are large,  and   in   appearance identical with the  Granby outcrops.    The values are low,  like others in this camp, yielding from  one-half to three per cent  in  copper,  and from $1 to $4 in gold per ton.   In  the  workings  of the property, in the  raise from the 100-foot  east   crosscut,  some of the best values were encountered, assays giving $21  in copper and  $ 1 in gold per ��� ton.    Less   work has  been  done  on. the   Red Rock, Lulu  and Bald Eagle than on the War Eagle,  but the veins are strong and the claims,  together with others of the group, are  considered  of   great  potential  value,  having a continuance of the large veins  of the War   Eagle,   common   to   this  camp.  The properties ot the company are  well situated for economic mining by  the quarrying system, while tunnels  and shafts will also be used. Either  of the two railways, it is stated, is  ready to build spurs to the property,  when shipments are ready.  F. P. Buck president of the Phoenix Amalgamated, has been interested  in this camp for many years. He wai  one of the original organizers and  president of the Knob Hill Gold Mining Co., one of the companies which  were afterwards merged into the present Granby Consolidated, but Mr.  Buck disposed of his interests and  formed the War Eagle, Red Rock and  Bald Eagle companies. For a year or  two the War Eagle was operated, about  1900, but since that time has been  idle up to the present. The Sherbrooke and other men associated with  Mr. Buck are gentlemen of standing  and responsibility, and propose to give  the properties a thorough test fiom  this on.  Mr. Buck is expected ��o arrive in  the Boundary some time in September,  when arrangements are to be made  for the starting of active work on  the  group.   Misses Daisy and Marion Hodges  came up from Grand Forks Monday  with   their   father,   A. B. W.  Hodges,  This week a twelve-inch stringer of  quartz was found in the Meadow Lark,  showing free silver.  J. L. Martin has been taking up a  nuihber of the options on claims, on  the east side of tins camp, which options he obtained a few months ago.  The Jewel mine, Long Lake camp,  whioh is being worked by a syndicate  of London capitalists under G. W.  Roberts, M. E., has a force of eiqht  men employed.  Diamond drilling on the Banner  group in Franklin camp, under bond  to F. A. Heinze, is beginning, another  drill st'll being operattd at the McKin-  ly mine, where also Supt. McPhee has  a force of men on development.  R. M. ISarnhart, of Nelson, formerly  manager of the Ymir mine, has been  appointed agent for the Snowshoe Gold  and Copper Mines, Ltd., to look alter  the weighing and sampling of Snow-  shoe ore at the Trail and other smelters.  IDAHO IS ON  SHIPPING LIST  Now Sending Out Ore Regularly.  Company   Has   $760,000  Treasury.  In  Last Tuesday the initial shipment of  ore from the Dominion Copper Co.'s  Idaho mine was sent to the company's  smelter at Boundary Falls. It was  also the first shipment to go out over  the Great Northern and be transferred  to the C. P. R. at Denoro, eight miles  from Phoenix by either line. The  shipment consisted of ten cars, or 600  tons, of ore, and will be  followed   by  A report from Boston states that  the Dominion Copper Co. smelted 18,-  441 tons in July, getting 420 tons of  matte, which sold for $207.67 per ton,  giving .gross earnings of $87,221 for  that month. Net for the month was  about $20,000.  George Cattnach, formerly shift boss  at the Granby mines, has started work  on the Carmi mine, up the West Fork,  with a force of some 15 men, of which  E. H. Thruston is manager. The  mine is well equipped with stamp mill  and other machinery.  At the Snowshoe mine a force of  about 45 men is now employed, which  is being constantly augmented. The  water is nearly all out of the workings,  and a night shift was started this week.  The larger compressor is also being  operated now, and shipments of ore  coutinue to be sent out to the Trail  smelter, nine cars, 300 tons, going out  one day this week.  Prof. Reginald W. Brock, of the  Dominion geological survey, returned  from a trip to Franklin camp this  week, which he had not visited since  1900. The country having been largely burnt off since his previous trip,  he was able to define the geological  boundaries more accurately, the result  of "his trip being embodied in a report  which will be published by the department in due course, and of which  he would say little in advance.  In about two weeks Manager McAllister, of the Dominion Copper Co.,  expects to blow in the first of the three  new large blast furnaces being installed  at the company's Greenwood smelter.  The second furnace has arrived and  is being installed, the third furnace  being en route from the makers. Yesterday the work of raising the ore bins  was started, and good progress is being  generally made all over the works with  the enlargements and improvements.  Latest Prices in Metals.  New York���Copoer, electrolytic, $1S.-  37>��(a$18.50; lake. *18.G2@ *18.7o  Bar Silver,   66%  T>a<i . *5.75 to Jo.80.  [others at regular intervals, somewhat  relieving the other mines of the company from contributing their regular  quota until the new furnace is received  and installed at the smelter. This ore  came from the tunnel level of the  Idaho. The Idaho will undoubtedly  be one of the large shippers of the  camp in the near future, fulfilling the  predictions made of it eight or ten  years ago, when it was known to have  an immense ore body.  Has $760,000 In Treaurr.  The following is taken from the Wall  Street Journal, a New York financial  daily paper, regarding matters in, connection with the Dominion Copper'Co.:  " President Warner Miller and Director Melville of the rDominio~n Copper  Co. have just returned from an inspection of the mines. The company has  bonded three new properties and is  developing them. The Rawhide, the  Dominion's best mine, is showing up  very well. Throughout the entire  camp the ore is grading about 2.1%  copper. -The new furnace will commence operations before the first of  October. Since the first of January  about 675 tons have been treated daily.  With the new furnaces in -operation  this amount will be increased to 1,200  tons.  "A.saving of $110,000 annually is  expected through economy in costs, the  cost of one horse-power being reduced  from $140 to $30. There is" in the  company's treasury $760,000 in cash.  Under the refunding plan the company will, in.from six to nine months,  take up $200,000 of its bonds.  " Calls wiil be made shortly to upward of 3,000 stockholders, most of  whom are in New York, for the first  annual meeting to be held in this city.  An annual report, also the first, is being prepared."  L, XV. Stabler, a Butte mining engineer, went up to Franklin camp this  week, for the purpose of surveying the  work done on the McKinley group,  which is under bond to the F. A.  Heinze interests.  **00&a*0>a)!Ha*0*m4a^  superintendent of the Granby Consolidated.  Mrs. Isaac Crawford was called to  Campbellton, New Brunswick, on Monday of this week by the illness of her  mother, being accompanied by hit  two daughters. .  Hugh Reed and W. I). McKay left  Tuesday for the Alberta country, to  look over the land situation, Mr. Mc  Kay already having a piece of land  near Ponoka, between Calgary and  Edmonton.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NiMH Of COHI'ANV.  i, Granby Consolidated���copper.  Cariboo-McKinney���gold.  CAPITAL.  $   1,350,000  15,000,000  Providence���silver .  DIVIDBHDS.  Issued     ! Par!  Paid  1936  1,750,000  I,350,(XKI  <o,ooo  $1 j   $10     $510,000  ��I   2  Total   \  to Date;  ���.546.837:  9'3.63�� 1  i  ;a,324!  Latent  Date  Feb. 1904  May. 1906  Oct.. 1904  Am't  Per  Share  ���so  I  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The rollownn: tuble Rives the ore shipments   of Boundary  mines   lor 1900. (or  i����i, lor ,  1901. for 1903, I'or 1904, for 1905, and 19U3, ns reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1901          1901       1903          1904          l��os        1906  JJl."t>��    309.S53    393.7"1    5<9.7��3    <>5.��.S>9  550.5<'J  1.731      .io.Soo     71,213      -..-    .   1,334.  Camp.  ...Hhoenix  ...Phoenix  t  Mink-.  Granby Mines....  SnowHiioe   B. C. Copper Co.  Mother L,��le lleiulwooil  Bonnie Belle. Dedtlwooit  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooltlyu-Steiuwuill.. Phoenix  Iilnhu 1'limnix  Kawhiile Phocmx  Suilxet Detldwoixl  Mouiitiiin Rose Summit  Athclitun Jack pot. Weiltik;t 11.  Morrison Demi wood   .Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit  .Wellington  .Wellington  ..W. Copper  . W. Copper  1900  64.5.V3  ��97  P����l  Week  17,944  6m  5.340       99,034     141. i'i    1JS.U74     174. *9��     174.507  l'.y>��     .S5.73"  7.455      15,731  3.070  i.'i"  1.759  4.SSO  B.C. Mine   K.Bell   Hrama.   Oro Denoro   Senator   V Brey Fogle   k No. 37   I Reliance   ��� Sulphur King ..  ^ WiimipcK   ^ Golden Crown..  King Solomon..  'Jig Copper   No. 7 Mine Central  V City of Palis White's  Jewel Loug Late  Carmi   Sally .....  Kambler    Itutcher Boy...  Providence   Klkhoru   ' Strathmoic ....  1 Preston   Prince llcliry  ' Skylark   1 Lust Chance...  , K. P. U. Mine.  ���ay   1 Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent...   ...West Fork   West Fork   ..West Folk   West Fork   Providence    Providence   Providence   ���,Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skvlark   Skylark   Skylaik     150  3.339  ��� 9.494  47,405  14.&11  560  19,3=5  050  *.S3��  33.937  ��� 5.537  303  1.076  1,040  7��5  3,435  '. 250  6z5  S75  .........  "   665  iU  l&o  3SO  3,060  890  '���������-������������  ai9  993  400  37.9<��  10,400  3,450  332  364  33  79  730  335  53  50  300  ���> Helen  Greenwood  A Ruby Boundary Falls  Kepufclic   Miscellaneous.  .Boundary Falls  A Total, tons   j. Bmelltr treatment���  V     Granby Co   A     ��. C. Copper Co   v     Dominion Copper Co ...  A, Total re<l��c��<l..  90,000  ��3..(87  3.4M>  39*1 ,H.x,  3.(0, S'J  117,611  135  .SO-VSJO  1: - .140  141,000  690 41*  401,931  16.-.9I3  133..S70  35,108  3.056  4i747  9,4Ss  3,007  I,'33  13  150  30  145  S35  6S9  355  73  3��  40  9*  So  5"��  9.V5.54��  ..159  97.139  3oO  11,4��4  35.500  i.����7  10.055  6,404  '55  5*6  75��  ft39,!loS  5V��,3S3    fc*7.9.1��  Sh6.8oi  310.4*4   nu.Syi    83,729  10,93"     tf4,oj<(    14',*7<'  03.31*   34*.41t    40o.��40   697,404    ��37.*����   *��3,��77  790.3U   30,144  ��� ls_PJ|l'Ll_i_l I THE PHOENIX WOWT.EW.  ft* 4'V  ill  KM*  4*v  f4M  Ml  I  ESC  There are a great many  kinds of tea, and many are good,  but none so pure and wholesome  as  B. C^MNING  And Boundary Mining Journal  The PJhoenix Pioneer thf rb,em'in d"e umtrI1d suchia  i solution is greatly preferable to the  ��� bringing in of a horde of laborers from China, who cannot be said to  l be desirable residents (they rarely be-  1 come citizens) from almost any point  ���; of view.  About 70 men arc employed at the  Nickel Plate mine, camp Hedley.  Last week the Crow's Nest Pass  Coal Co. shipped 21,743 tons ��f coa'-  An air compressor- and machine  drills will soon be used at the Molly  Gibson mine.  Mill men at the St. Eugene mine  have been granted the eight-hour day  by Manager Aldridsje.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 6,310 tons, giving a total of 206,-  167 tons thus far this year.  Some rich discoveries of silver-lead ore  are reported from Ainsworth, the old  est mining camp in the Kootenays.  Boundary-Kootenay mines, last week,  shipped 27,402 tons of ore, making a  total of 1,046,272 tons for the year to  date.  NEW CENSUS IN  THREE PROVINCES  in  Five  l&itUISO OH SATDROAYS HV TBI  PIONEER PUBLISH ING (X).  Sewerage   System  for    Phoenix.  W  J.T PHGKHIX.  B. WILLCOX.  Manager.  Business! office No. 14.  r*lepbone< J MTnwr'VreVidenrcTNo. 15.  BOBSCXIFTIONS IN   ADVANCE.  PerYesir _.|a.oo  Six Months ���  1.3S  Xf you are not si nubscr ber to this paper, this  1a an Inrltsttlou to vou to become one.  Advertbuofc rate* lurnuaeb on application.  Leu-al notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  �� Irirt ��lne.  1906       AUG.  1906  Sun. Mob. Tubs.  Wed.  Tha  Fr..  Sat.  1  2  3  4  567  8  9  10  11  12     13   14  l5  16  17  18  19     20  21  22  23  24  25  26     27   28  29  30  31  1  Shortage of  Labor.  From all parts of the Canadian west  and the American west, too, for that  matter���comes the cry that the demand for labor far exceeds the avail-  aole supply, and that those with en-  tensive enterprises on their hands,  whether agricultural, railway or what  not, are at their wits' end to carry them  through. This is one of the evidences  of the prosperity that prevails all  through the states and provinces of  the Pacific slope, and there is ample  reason to believe that this prosperity  will continue for many years to come,  with lands rapidly filling up.  In   the   mining districts, also, there  is a constant demand for laborers, with  the increase of production and  development, consequent upon the excellent  figures  now obtainable   for  nearly all  the commercial   metals.     But,   while  more men could be used in the mines  of British   Columbia,  for instance, as  yet   this   industry    is    not    crippled  for lack   of labor.    This is   doubtless  because of the good wages paid  the  mine workers all through this province.  The fruit   growers, however, complain  bitterly because cheap labor cannot be  had for picking, and in Nelson they resolved that it   would   be   best  to  let  down  the   bars   to the  Chinese, who  now find   it  practically impossible to J  enter  this  province, because  of   the  $500 headtax.  This phase of the labor question  will doubtless be exploited further and  ah attempt made to modify the exclusion law. We do not believe, however, that anything can be done in  that line. There may be dire need of  labor here, but the experience of other  countries with Chinese or coolie labor,  with all the degradation that follows  in its wake, has been such that it is a  foregone conclusion that our legislators  will not act on it, even though pressure be brought to bear, as it may be.  The apparent benefit from the cheap  and underpaid labor of the yellow people is offset many times over by the  disease-breeding conditions which invariably prevail wherever they locate���  conditions a description of which would  not look well in print.  Following the typhoid fever epidemic of last winter in Phoenix, which  resulted fatally in five or six cases, the  city council took up the question with  the government of some sort of a  sewerage system for this city. The  health department at Victoria sent an  engineer to look over the ground, and  later surveys were made to secure data  on which to act at the proper time.  The members of the city council,  realizing the need of a better system  of sanitation than now exists, have  been looking into the matter and endeavoring to learn whether sufficient  water could be secured to flush sewers,  if such were built. This is yet to be  determined, but whether the water can  be had from the usual source of supply or not, something must be done in  the matter, and that with as little delay  as possible.  It is the idea that some large septic  tanks, located at a proper point, below j  the city, would serve the purpose for  taking care of the sewage of Phoenix,  but right here comes the question of  finances. A simple sewer, it is  estimated, will cost from $15,000 to  $25,000, and of course it cannot be  done without issuing debentures and  incurring that much indebtedness.  Those who favor this plan point out  that, if connection with sewers was  charged for at a reasonable rate, it  would afford an income that would  amply take care of the interest on the  debentures and provide for the sinking  fund without trouble. This is a matter  of the greatest importance to everyone  living in Phoenix, and residents generally should support the council in the  effort to_ permanently better the sanitary conditions as they now exist. No  more epidemics are desired.  W. V,  Remarkable   Gains  Years.  From Ottawa comes the report that  the quinquennial census of Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Alberta has now  been completed so as to show the population of cities and towns in the  Northwest provinces in 1901 and 1906  respectively.    The figures are :  Manitoija. 1901  r.439  '.'35  73'  666  5S5.  1906  10,409  '.53��  1,671  S28  646  1,117  716  1,300  1,438  ���>895  589  4,985  5.120  T,4i3  Stonewall         5S9 .    1,074  WinnipeS    42,340    90,216  Brandon  5,6 =  Carman   Dauphin   Gladstone........  Gretna       Killarney   Manitou  617  Minnedosa  1,05 =  Morden  1.522  Neepawa  1.418  Pilot Mound  466  Portage la Prairie.. . 3,901  St. Boniface  2,019  Souris  838  Totals   64,918�� 124,947  60,029  Increase in five years.  Saskatchewan.  Alameda.  Areola ..  Carndufi  Davidson  Indian Head. ..... 768  Moose Jaw .......     1,558  104  129  190  Oxbow.  Qu'Appelle.  Regina   Saskatoon ..  VVapella .. .  Whitewood  Welseley  230  434  ,249  "3  397  359  409  333  652  491  520  '.545  6,230  53��  778  6,217  3.031  45��  5oi  835  Totals ��� 6,940  Increase in five years...  Alberta.  Calgary      4,091  Cardston         639  Edmonton      2,626  306  499  112  2,072  Williams Examines the Alder.  A dispatch to a Spokane paper from  Twisp, Wash., says that the Alder  mine is again in the lime light. W. Y.  Williams of Spokane, who has spent  several days in sampling the property,  concluded his examination and left for  British Columbia. Mr. Graves represents, it is said, the Granby people, and  his trip here was to.determine whether  the ore can be successfully treated by  the smelting process.  The owners of the  Alder  recently  paid   to   Ansel   B. Howe  and   T. H.  Cuthbertson $10,000 each. They were  the original  locators   of the property.  It is claimed $1,750,000 worth of ore  is in sight at the mine and the present  owners are holding the property at a  million and a quarter.     If the samples  Mr. Williams sent to headquarters for  analysis prove satisfactory an offer for  the property will be made by his  people  Stomach Troubles  and Constipation.  No one can reasonably hope for  good digestion when the bowels arc  constipated. Mr. Chas. Baldwin, of  Edwardsville, 111., says: "1 suffered  from chronic constipation and stomach  troubles for several years, but, thanks  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 J. B. Boyle.  Fort Saskatchewan.  Lacombe.   Leduc   Lethbridge-Stafford.  Lethbridge   Stafford   MacLeod   Ponoka..  Red Deer   Strathcona .      Wetaskiwin..   796  323  '.55��  55o  22,142  15,202  ii,937  1,002  U.534  586  J.oiS  39i  2,325  623  1,144  473  1,420  2,027  1,648  BRUSH FIRES ACT  OF THE PROVINCE  Should   be   Noted by Those  Interested.  In view of the danger arising from  fire at this period of the year,-when  brush and grass are so inflammable, the  following excerpts from the amended  Bush Fires Act of British Columbia  may prove of interest to our readers : .  It shall not be lawful for any person  to set out, or cause to be set out or  started, any fire in or near the woods,  within any fire district, between 'the  first day of May and the first day of  October in any year, except for the  purpose of clearing land, cooking, obtaining warmth, or for some industrial  purpose; and in case of starting fires  for any of the above purposes, the obligations and precautions imposed by  the following sections shall be ob-J  served :  It shall not be lawful for any-person to set out, or cause to be set out  or started between the first day of May  and the first day of Octobet in each  year, within-any fire district, any fire  for the purpose of clearing land, unless  the owner or occupier of any land on  which fire shall be so made or started  for the purpose oi clearing the same  shall, by himself or his servants, constantly watch over, manage and care  for such fire, and observe every reasonable care and precaution to prevent  such fire from spreading as aforesaid.  All locomotive engines used on any  railway which passes through any fire  district, or part of any district, shall,  by the company using the same, be  provided with and have in use all the  most approved and efficient means  used to prevent the escape of fire  from the furnaces or ash pans or smoke  stacks of such locomotive engines, and  the company shall see that same is in  perfect order at least once a day.  Whoever unlawfully neglects or refuses to comply with the requirements  of this Act, in any manner whatsoever,  shall be liable, upon summary conviction before a Justice of the Peace, to a  penalty not exceeding two hundred  dollars and not less than fifty dollars,  and in default of payment thereof, to  imprisonment for a term not exceeding  six months, and in addition to such  penalty shall be liable to civil action  for damages at the suit of any person  whose property has been injured or  destroyed by any such fire; s.and,- any  railway company permitting any locomotive engine to run in violation of  the provisions of section 7 of this Act  shall be liable, to a penalty of two  hundred dollars for each offence, to be  recovered with costs before any court  of competent jurisdiction, and shall  also be liable to civil action for any  damages that may have resulted from  negligence in this regard.  Box 56.  Phosnlx Market.  ���Phone 2.    j|  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.       >  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice   ine of Fresh and Cared Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Market* at Greenwood, Gruiul Forks, Midway,   Eholt and  all  the other  principle Citieu and Towns in B.C.. Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary:  NELSON, B.C. GKKENWOOD, B.C.  0******Mt**4**��f*^^ **<:��*+4��^<t-<:<i<*<r-c*+*  PEoenix-  Greenwood  Stage Line I  I*eave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m."J  j- Standard Time  .30 p. in.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  I. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  '���4*++++^^^+**tS04&*asS4**4(>4r4t4^^  G.A.R.  Gb^cB  RAIL^  On account of the National Encampment   of the   Grand  Army of the Republic in Minneapolis, August 13-1S, the  Great Northern Railway  will sell round trip tickets from Phoenix to  St.   Paul and   Minneapolis  for $55.10  Final   Return   Limit October 31.  Tickets on Sale Aug. 7-8-9  for further particulars sec  M. M. Stephens, Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  or S.G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Seattle, Wash.  The intense itching characteristic-of  salt rheum and eczema is instantly allayed by applyfng Chamberlain's Salve.  As a cure for skin diseases this salve  is unequaled. For sale by J. B. Boyle.  Subscribe to  and be happy.  the  Phoenix  Pioneer  Total......    13,71s  37.025  23.310  Increase in five years  The above figures show that while  Manatoba's population doubled in half  a decade, that of Alberta and Saskatchewan trebled in the same time,  Special Days at Spokane Fair.  Manager Cosgrove has assigned each  day of the two weeks of the Spokane  Interstate fair to some order or special  purpose.      The  Shriners  have    been  given September 26.    The chamber of  commerce  day   is   Tuesday, Sep. 25,  when commercial bodies will send delegates to a convention which will   be  held in Spokane to organize the Pacific  Northwest publicity movement.   Monday,  Sept. 24, is   150,000  club  day;  Thursday, Sep1.. 27, is live stock day;  Spokane day is Friday, Sept. 28; Washington state college day is Saturday,  Sept.   29;   everybody's    day,   Sunday,  Sept.  30; British Columbia day, Monday,    October   1;   Woodmen   of   the  World   day, Tuesday,  Oct.   2; Coeur  d'Alene    day,    Wednesday,    Oct.    3;  Derby day, Thursday, Oct. 4; Eagle's  day,   Friday, Oct.  5;   Modern  Woodmen day, Saturday, Oct. 6.  A strange discovery has been made  in one of the copper mines in Chili,  when the body of a miner who had  lost his life, over 20c years - ago, was  found. Copper oxide had mummified  the whole body which is in a perfect  state of preservation.  TIE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  "THE  MIIWAUKEE"  ���THE   PIONEER  LIMITED"  CHICAGO.  ST.    PAUL    TO  "Overland    Limited"    Omaha    to   Chicago.  -SOUTH-WEST LIMITED"   KANSAS   CITY TO  CHICAGO.  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars and give  their patrons an excellence of service  not obtainable elsewhere.  Berths in their sleepers are longer,  higher and wider than in similar cars  on any other line. They protect their  trains by the Block system. ]  R. I.. FORD, Commercial Agent,  Room a. Marble Bank BUlg., Spokane Wash.  U.S. ROWK,General Agent.  <M Third Street, rortfand. Oregon.  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards recehed. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  551  ^  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.06  RESERVE  $1,600,000.00  ESTABLISHED  1859.  I. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  No-iwkv 1'l���, .  HA1.1.KTT.  Cable Aidless :  1 fledfoid M'Neil's  Cedes ' Moielng & Neap,  I I.elber's.  CiltEK.NKOOIl, JJ.fj  TUCK   COLIJKS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. Hirst & Knob Hill Ave.   I'ltOENix, li (>  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. K. and A. >j_  Regular communication i,,. ..  .,...      oi.dTht.ra.Uy or each  no', ''    S"  y\   Hmergeut meeting* aseallr.i.!;  '  x      Hall. McHnle Hfock        '"'���M����onic  MOKKII.I R. B. IsOUCHHK   Mb  Secretary. ���".��.".,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  snowshohloucuno.,.  Meets every Monday Kveniiig  ,t Miners'n.M  Vinillng brethren cordially Invited.  R. Silvei tl.orne N  li  Oko. R. Mrao, Rec.Sec'y   _-_rfuli_^"j I'er. Fin.'Sec,  A.   HARRY   HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAVER.  Contrul and Umpire assaying; a specialty. S.U1.  pies received by nm.l or expieas atsnved  a.xl returns mi.de next day. "orrespttleuce  solicited,   Ore slii|>|K-r.�� sneut.  GKEKNWOOD. B. C.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Tim�� Iiupccicrfer S. F. & N  (lliffh IMafi* (#otitis  always in Stock.)  CiK.lXI) FoKKtl, B.C.  OREGON  Sho^t Line  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   Via  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Tkains  Daii.v.  Steamship tickets to Kuropi-iuid nihei  foreign countries.  J  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A practical book of nearly a thousand pages, useful to all and necessarv to  moat men engaged in any brancn of tie Copper Industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the trained scientists, and its language is  easi[y understood by the every-day m.in.  It is a dozen books in one, covering tlie History, Uses, Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistics of  Copper.  IWives the plain facts in plain English without fear or favor.  ItTiBts and describes 3,849 copper mines and companies, in all parts of. the  world, descriptions running from two lines to 12 pages, according to importance  of the property.  i'he COPPER HANDBOOK is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  The miner needs the book for the facts it gives hitn about mines, mining and  metal.  The investor needs tlie book for the facts it gives him about 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, toany address ordered, and may be returned  within a weekof receipt if not found fully satisfactory  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block  LOW RATES  TO    EASTERN   POINTS  AND RETURN  go fir���  REACH  For   your vacation.  $20 Round  Trip  STOI'OVKRS AT POKTLAND.  Wiite for book, rales, etc.  H. C. MUiVSOX, G. P. & T. A.  Spokane, Wanli.  Hospital Donations  Licit of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Ca*h$io K. Houell  Ca.'h $J5     j. |t. Macnuiay  Cash $5 ��� A. V. Btrrv  Boole Case _.. A. K. It. (lark  Bed Ll.ieu.4 dox HoTpital Ladies Aid  Cash J50 ��� _ K T. Bank  Cash J10 jas   McCrcath  Cash %i$ l.-anadian Rand Drill Co.  Sprint; Cot A.B: Hood  Maple ��yrup a Vrirnd  Geiitleu.aii'g Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Hovle  Old Linen Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodsts  Cash $20 _ a Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boilei Tubes  Cord Wood    F. Buckless  Common Sense and Good Advice.  It is encouraging to read in the "St.  Ixiuis Medical and Surgical Journal,"one  of the leading medical journals of the  United States, the following sound  argument regarding medicines:  "No sane physician will condemn a  drug or medicine because an ovtrdo.se  results unfavorably, for  if we did we  might better quit the practice of rnedi-  William Whyte, the popular second ! cine.lhan to treat  patients with drugs  ��� .    .     r   ,u     r^    n    u    u���^!so   'nert that overdoses will never do  vice-president  of   the   C.   P.   R., has  har_     Any dru��� or ^.^ which .,.  put a $30 emigrant rate into effect from! safe  jf taken according   to directions  points in the old country to Manitoba,' on the package, is a safe remedy in the  Alberta and   Saskatchewan,  and   has  sense in which the word 'sale' is used  been appealed to to  make  ihe  same '" ",   lc;ine,  ,.    1,    ,     u ��� ��� ,   f. ,     . ���    ,     That is the only safeguard for either  rate   applicable to   British   Columbia, I..     - ��� -    -  ��  saying that   he   would   recommend it.  This should, in   some   measure, solve  JVillflarr   Expenditures.  According lo the British Parliamentary papers, the world's normal annual  military expenditures are as follows :  Russia $185,000,000  Germany    157,000,000  Great  Britain    153,000,000  France    133,000,000  United States    112,000,000  India      98,000,000  Austria      84,000,000  Italy    ...     55,000,000  Japan      21,000,000  Besides India's $98,000,000 other  colonies of Great Britain expend $16,-  000,000 a year for local purposes. The  German total does not include its $25,-  000,000 a year for colonial military expenses, and the French total also excludes $18,000,000 a year for  the army serving abroad. The  British   Empire leads with   its  home  t                                       aud   colonial   total   of $271,000,000.  the doctor's prescription or the patent Including   $137,000,000  a   year  for  medicine; to be safe it must betaken pensions,   the  United   States    comes  according to directions. next with $249,000,000.  and a Union Made Cigar.  "Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms"  Vou finish one with regret and begin another with pleasure.  For sale by all good dealers.  MANUFACTURED BY  Kurtz's   Pioneer  Ggar Factory,  148 Cordva  St., W���  Vancouver,      -       ���     B.C,  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York-  Electrolytic. Lake.  1905    li)0G       1905       10W)  15.008 18.310 15.12S IS 416  15.375 17.8(i!) 15.150 JS.lIti  15.21(8 18.361 15.350 18.WI  14.018  18.375 15.0-10 18.(i88  U 027 18 457 14.820 18.724  14.075 IS 442  14.813 18.710  ���l"ly   14.888 18.190 15.005 18.585  August.    15.064  ...... 12.4C8   ���September..   15.905    15.97>      October    10.279 ...... 10.332   November . .   10.599   10 758   December...  18.328     18.398   Month.  January ...  February...  March   April   May   June  Year 15.590  15.099  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  FoiJiii'utl 1892���Incorpornteil 1893.  NKW WKiSTVII.VSTKK. H.C.  Provided it Cliridtiun home for .Htii'l-  oiiIh of both hexes 11L niodeiiite niit-H.  IIhk a preparatory clues for j'inii>r .-iml-  cut.", (loinc tp'ft'le   public  F-cbool   ����it.  >och bijih Bchool work, confein till liiy'i  Hchool privileges, mill prepureH for teacli-  era'examinations. Tenches all brandies  of a Practical Business Course and Kivt'8  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 throuuli  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is i"  lit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sippeiell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bilisftr.  Coming Event}.  Labor Day, Cranbrook, Monday,  September 3rd.  Nelson Fair, September iy,  20 and  21.  Spokane Interstate Fair, September  24 to October 6.  New Westminster Fair, October 2d  to 6th.  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  NOTICE.  Notice i�� hereby given Hint the  first sittimr ol  cAl -"* ' --'���'--���-���-������     '   of the  the Annual Court of Revision of tlie Municipality  r City of Phoenix, U. C, will beheld   in  the  Council Chamber, city hall, on Saturday, the 18th  day of August, 1906, at two o'clock P M  qurpose of henriug complaint* nL-alnst Ihe assessment made by the assessor, and for revising  A pencil mark here j_  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.      ���&$&"  nnd correcting the assessment roll  D.J. Mathkeon,  C. M. C  Phoenix B. C, July 6,1906.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TQMKINS, Manager.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot-  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them     Don't be backward about com  ing forward with them to tha Pioneer.  fe Leadfirf' Hafel af the Roofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sample Rooms.  ���X:v���ov^;^.:K~\1J,^M-:''-*..^-\A*'ivh!*i*i<<!'A-^��.-^A.< TTT15 FHORmX FBBKSBB.  Tliirteeni.il  Annual  S  Open Day  and Night  Admission  alter 6 pin  only 10c.  Two Weeks  Fair and  Races  Sensational  Free Acts  Every  Afternoon  POliANE  INTERSTATE.  FAIR  SEPT. 24 to Od   6  .. $35,000 ..  Prizes and  Purses  S5.000 tor Connty and District Fruit  Exhibits  T.ui'Cer exhibits in every department. Hi: Poultry Show, Home  Industry Hxposition occupying  $S "oo building, filled with work.  uiK exhibits. Hiec Vaudeville unci  Baud Concert  every mi^ht.  For Program, Priy.^ Lists,  or any other information,  Adtlres*  KOBEKT  H   COS0K0VE,  Secretary and Maunder, 510 1'jrst Ave.,  Spokane,  Wash.    '  (r    Real Estate and Mines  t  Houses to Rent, City Properly for Sale, Shares in all  the-  leading mines b.oiiuht and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  c  t  Informalion   aboui    Pln��:nix   and   ihe  Boundary rnuniry "ivi-n uii application.  Dominion  Ave,  Telt'pliMiit; No.  28.  & Phoenix, B.C.  m  y  1  I'Church Services Tomorrow f  '*^*��***l**P*J*HHHa&aya^^  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. ni. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wesley  ���Miller, supply.  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  tlie Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4U1 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.  Church of England���Services istand  ;ri Sundays each month, 3:30 p. m.,  by Rev. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  w  -  GAME SEASON  ��  1  1  When It Is Lawful ;to Shoot  .and ."<Fish.  Penalties Prescribed  Act.  Hay  While the Sun Shines."  1 lesson in the work of the  WINES  AND   LIQUORS  Wc buy'in carloads direct from the Distiller :  Walker's Rye in barrels and half barrels  "       Canadian Club, Imperial and Baronial in cases.  Gooderham oc Worts' in barrels.  " " Special and ordinary in cases.  Brandies���Jules Coadon & Cie, Churente, France, Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Scotch���Robertson, Sanderson & Co., Leith, Scotland  Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Imported and Domestic Cigars and Cigarettes.  Greenwood    Liquor   Co., greenwood, b. c.  "Make  There is  thrifty farmer. He knows that the  bright sunshine may last but a day and  he prepares lor the showers which are  so liable to follow. So it should be  with every household. Dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera morbus may attack  some member of the home without  warning. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, which is  the best'known medicine for these diseases, should always be kept at hand,  as immediate treatment is necessary,  and delay may prove fatal. For sale  by J. B. Boyle.    ���  In view of the fact that the open  season for several kinds of-game begins on the 1st of September, we herewith give a summary of the Game Act  of the province, which those interested  should cut out and preserve for reference.  OPEN'SEASON.  Ducks  of   all  kinds, snipe, bittern,  ^OBSERVATORY  Tamos Tai.kep.op at  :. HOUB AND Hi-SK^'nilBK  If the press reports- are to be believed; Stensland, the chap who got  away with a cool million of the funds  ol the Milwaukee bank in Chicago recently, and for whom the police of the  by Game United States are diligently searching,  is-hiding in some mining' camp in the  Boundary. Up to the hour of going  to press he had not. been discovered  disguised as a mucker in any of the  mines of Phoenix.  Great Northern Special Rates.  To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth,  Superior, Sioux City, Council Bluffs,  Omaha, St. Joseph, Kansas City,  Houston, Mineola, Tex., Fori William,  Chicago and St. Jxniis at rates of one  first-class fare, plus $10; returning via  California, $37.15 higher. Dates of  sale: June 4, 0, 7, 23 and 25, July 2,  3, August 7, 8 and 9, September Sand  10. Going transit limit 10 days from  date of sale; final return limit 90 days  or not later than October 31.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRB, Prop.  25  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies.  AS there is   110   Harness  Shop  in   either (ircen-  woo.1 or Grand Korks, have stocked up  wilh  Harness Parts.  SmBI-TKU LAKK !<�����  PlSUVKHKDTO OllDEK  Prompt  Attention lo   orders  at any hour of day or nlKht.  (PHONE 34.)  D. J. Matheson  3nsurance Hpcnt  FIKE.       I.IFK  AND  ACCIDENT.  KIUKI.ITY     IIOXDS.  <.-OM.MIW.SIONEU  KOIt    TAKIXO  PHOENIX,  PI.ATS    CLASS'  'FIDAVITS  13.C.  Summer  Diarrhoea  in Children  During the hot weather of the summer months, the first unnatural looseness of a child's bowels should have  immediate attention, so as to check  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a few doses of  Chamberlain s Cholic,Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, followed by a dose of  castor oil to cleanse the system. Rev.  M. O. Stockland, Pastor of the first  M. E. Church, Little Falls, Minn.,  writes: "We have used Chamberlain's  Colic,. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  for several years and find it a very val  uable remedy, especially for summer  disorders in children." Sold by J. B.  Boyle.   Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION   AVE , I'HOKNIN,  B.C.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  ���r..i. no. 12. Fish,   Poultry and  Oysters.  Following are the; approximate prices  of mining stocks for this week:  8tD ASKBD  American Bov  % 01>4'  B.   C.  Standard  20 25  Belcher Mountain  45 50  B.   C.  Copper  8 1)0 8 25  Can. Con.  M.   nnd  S.. 128 00   135 00  California  02 04  Can. Gold  Fields  06>�� 07  Cariboo-McKinney  02 03  Copper  King  06 07  Dominion  Copper .... 3 00 3 25  Denoro .Mines  07 08  Deer  Trail  Con  01 J�� 02  Kurekn  Copper  ��� 10  Oranbv Con   11 75 12 25  Fisher  Maiden  02 03  Giant  01 02  Intel-national Coal  64 68  Jumbo  16 20  La  Plata  15 20  North Star  05 06^  Pathfinder  03>�� 04>��  Payne      04 05  Referendum  05 06  Rambler Cariboo  40 44  Sullivan  03?^ 04K  Snowstorm  1 90 2 10  Sonora  03;2 04  Stewart  1 00 1 25  Tamarack & Chespeake 95 1 10  White   Bear  07 08  Washington   Meteor... 11 10  J. O. McKeown  .....-...��  Prompt  Attention  -��1 t) ',.  to  111  Orders  mm^0*  #  ���Express and Baggage Transferred to  from all Trains.  -Furniture Moving.  and  Heavy Drayine-  Phoenlx, B.  IP'S  D. J.  Livery  McDonald,  Prop.  Everything New (,:,  CARRIAGES    AN'I)    OTIIKR.    RIGS  [-IORSKS AND SADDLLS. SEVERAL  'HUNI)REI> CORI)S OK DRV   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Unnecessary   Expense.  Acute attacks of colic and diarrhoea  come on without warning and prompt  relief must be obtained. There is no  necessity of incurring the expense of a  physician's service in such cases if  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is at hand. A dose  of this remedy will relieve the patient  before a doctor could arrive. It has  never been known 10 fail, even in the  most severe and dangerous cases and  no family should be without it. For  sale by J. B. Boyle.  GROT NORTHERN  SUMMER EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix lo Chicago, St. Louis, St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kausas City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, OmaliH, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City and Fort William at  lii-Bt i-lasa fare plus $10 for the round  trip. Selling dates Julv2ii<l and Aimust  7th, 8th mid 9lh. and Sept. Stli ami 10th,  good for !KI days, hut not after October  31st, I'.IOli Ten days will be allowed  from date of sale on uoinj: portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  wobI of Missouri river, St. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  Out)   Fkm.ows,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Sept.  12-23, 15)06.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Going limit, Sept. 22. Final return limit,  Nov. 30th, 10UC.  lvNIOHTS   OK    PV1HIA8,     NSW    OllLBANS,  Oct. 15-25th, 15)06.  Selling dates, Oct. 7th and 8th. Going  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will t����ke half the  above rates.  8. G. Ykrkkh, ABst.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  '   M. M. Stbphexm, Agent, Phoenix, B.C  herron, plover and meadow lark, Sept  1st to Feb. 28th.  Grouse of all kinds, including prairie chicken and ptarmigan, Sept. 1st  to Dec. 31st.  Moose (bull), caribou (bull), elk or  wapiti (bull), hare, Sept. 1 to Dec  31.  Deer, mountain goat and sheep  (ram). Sept. 1 to Dec. 15.  Trout, March 25 to Nov. 15.  HAG LIMIT FOR ONE SEASON.  Five caribou (bull), 5 deer, 2 elk or  wapiti (bull), 2 moose (bull), 5 mountain goat, 3 mountain sheep (ram), 250  duck, 250 snipe.  SALE   OF  GAME.  The following game birds and animals only may be sold :  Duck, snipe, herron and plover,  Sept. 1 st to Feb. 28.  Moose, mountain .sheep, goat, caribou and bare, Oct. 1 to .Dec. 31.  Deer (buck only), Sept. 1 to Nov. 15.  1LLKGAL AT ANY-TIME.  To kill birds living on bnooxious insects, and pheasant, quail, partridge,  robin, gull, chaffinch, English black  bird, thrush, linnet, skylark, swan, and  eggs of protected birds.  Beaver, until August 1, 1911.  Cow or calf of caribou, moose, elk  or wapiti; deer (fawn); mountain sheep  (ewe or lamb).  Illegal to export-game birds or ani  mals in their raw state, or any. portion  or part of same, except bear, marten  and land otter and animals or birds  killed .under license granted to nonresidents.  To hunt deer with dogs; to kill deer  for their hides alone; to trap, net, snare,  or take by means of; gins, baited lines,  drugged bait or other contrivances any  of the birds mentioned in the Act.  To take or attempt to take, trout- by-  using any explosive, lime, poison, net,  seine, drag net or other device, o'her  than hook and line. (In lakes 50 miles  square or over, nets, seine or drag are  allowed).  To buy or sell heads of mountain  sheep, elk or wapiti, moose, caribou or  the teeth of wapiti or elk.  Te sell grouse of any kind, prairie  chicken or ptarmigan.  To kill any game birds or animals  between one hour after sunset and one  hour before sunrise.  To expose for sale without the head  on, any deer, mountain- sheep, ��� goat,  elk, moose or caribou.  To expose any.:game bird for sale  without its plumage on; to sell or expose for sale game birds or- animals  during the close season.  To keep game in cold storage at any  time; to trespass or permit dogs to enter on enclosed lands.  To export from the province any  deer, alive or dead, the hide, or any  portion thereof.  To kill, take, trap, or attempt to kill  or take, beaver, or sell,-or barter, or  have in posseseion-untanned pells of  beaver at any time during the period  of six years from August 1st, 1905.  To take trout under 6 inches in  length.  LICENSES.  Non residents must take out a  license as follows: Big game, $50;  game birds (for one week) $s-  PENALTIES UNDER   THE  ACT.  The general penalty for each offence  is a fine not exceeding $100, or 30  days' imprisonment, or both line and  imprisonment.  For shooting mountain sheep, wapiti or elk, moose and caribou out of  season, or m excess of the number allowed, a fine of $50 for each animal.  For shooting mountain goat out of  season, or in excess of number allowed  $20 for each animal.  For shooting deer out of season, or  in excess of number aliowed, a tine of  $25 for each animal.  For taking trouL out of season. <���. fine  not exceeding $50.  Any constable, peace officer or game  warden can arrest without, warrant any  person found committing ,an . offense  against the Game Act, and ,has power  to search persons, vessels and conveyances, and shops where game is usually  exposed for sale, storehouses, warehouses, restaurants, hotels or eating  houses.  What a lot of philanthropists the  school book pudlisher, of New Vork  must be. In this connection it is said  hat the revised spelling of 300 words  authorized in the New Vork public  ;.schools will require the purchase of  new spellers by some 500,000 pupils,  and, strange to remark, the publishers  of works of this kind are enthusiastic  orthographic reformers.  sw  This week another mine was added  to the list of shippers from this camp  ���the Idaho. And there seems to be  no doubt whatever that the Idaho will  produce an immense tonnage in the  future.  Editor Simpson, of the Cranbrook  Herald,: who is an observant fellow,  after his first visit to the Boundary recently, gave his impressions to his  thousand readers, and we take a few  excerpts :  The Boundary country is a wonderful section. God was good when he  laid out that territory. Talk about  riches! Why,-the wealth of the Boundary country is still unknown. 'Tis  true, already thousands upon thousands  are being paid out each month for  wages, but a beginning has not been  made. There is copper in such vast  quantities, that even now, with all that  has been done to meet the demand,  the .smelter capacity is inadequate.  There are, other minerals, and the sale  of a mine today or tomorrow for $50,-  000 or $250,000 no longer causes  comment. There is timber and lots of  it,, and sawmills are being erected to  take care of this supply. And the  Lord tempered the climate to the fruit  tree, and today there are vast tracts  covered with orchards that demonstrate  what intelligence, climate and soil will  do towards taking advantage of the  natural opportunities offered. Grand  Forks and Midway are in the center of  a vast fruit region, where man puts in  the tree and nature does the rest. The  interior of British Columbia will in a  few years furnish all of the fruit for its  own consumption and for the thousands upon thousands that are populating the prairie provinces to the east.  MS  Phoenix is a marvel. It has a population of about 1,500, and a payroll of  over $60,000 per month. There are 700  men employed in the mines, and payday is a day never to be forgotten when  first seen ��� by a visitor to that town.  A more prosperous town cannot be  found in all Canada, and way up there  in the clouds, at an elevation ot 4,640  feet W. B. Willcox for years has published one of the,best papers.in west  ern Canada,,the Phoenix Pioneer.  We took the stage ride from Phoenix to Greenwood. It is just four and  a half miles, and in that distance you  drop 2,161 feet. We sat on the front  seat with the driver, and when he cracked his long whip and started the fonr  horses at a run, he said, "Say, mister,  if you are nervous, I'll slow up at the  steep places." Assuming a look of  ennui, I calmly remarked, "You can't  let those leaders go too fast to suit me."  I proposed to play the game, and he  took me at my word, and we made the  four and a half miles in just 26J4  minutes. When we landed at the hotel  the driver asked me how I liked the  ride. In a careless sort of a way I  answered, "You are a little too slow for  me," and yet when I got to my room  it took twenty minutes to get my hair  to lie down on my head.  MRS. O. D. ROBINSON.  ���JEfyery Woman in America Is Jattretted  in This tVomati's Experience.  THE 4RANBT aNSOLlOAMMH^,  SMEL1IN0 & POWER COMPANY, U��t-  HER   HEALTH    DESTROYED  BY PELVIC CATARRH.  "Pe-ru-na has prolonged my:  life and made n new woman Qf\  me."���Mrs. O. D. Robinson.  Mrs. O. D. Robinson, 18 St. Felix St���  Brooklyn, N. Y., -writes:  "I have taken Peruna and It did me  more good than /ill my two years'  treatment by special physicians.  "I can raally say that 1 feel liko  another person. Xo more swollen feet  and limbs. No moro bloating of the  abdomen. No moro shortness of breath.  No more stiff and sore joints. You  have no idea what your treatment has  done for mo. It has prolonged my life  and made a new woman of 1110.  "O, such a blessing I have received  through your kindness, Doctor, and  the assistance of the medicine which  you so kindly prescribed.  "I am able to work since I began your  treatment, but before I was uot able to  help myself, much lens do any work.  All praise ia due to Dr. Hartman and  his treatment."  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Board ot Directors of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting  & Power Company, Limited, held, ihis  day, a dividend of three per cent, upon  the par value of the stock- outstanding  was declared out of the net earnings iof  'he company, payable September 15th,  I'.IOli, to all stockholders of recoid nt tlie  close of business on August 29th, 1906.  Fuither notica is hereby given jtbat  the transfer books of the company will  be closed from August 29th, 1906, until  the opening of business September 12th,  1900.  Dated this 7th day of August, 1900.  (Signed) NORTHRTJP FOWLER,  Secretary.  CANADIAN n  Pacific K'  Excursion  Trips East.. .  Fresh  Vegetables  Direct From the Farm  to Your Table.     .    .  Will visit Phoenix every Tuesday and Friday with the freshest  and latest productions of the  Kettle River Valley. Rhubarb a  specialty.   Fruit in season.    .  A. Galloway,  Columbia, B. C.  ixesxsisxjt  THE COMFORTASiX WAY. I  C  F. & N. RY.  Daily  Lrave  PHOENIX  Daily  Arrive  ! Spokane,       Seattle,:  Everett, Bellitigriam;  9:00 a.m.  Vancouver Victoria,! 6:55 p.m.  ! aud        all        Coastj  ! points  !   I Spokane,       Ferine.I  9:00  a.m.! Winnipeg, St. Paul,'6:55 p.m.  I Minneapolis j   9:00 a.m.  (irand Forks,  public, Curlew, Mar-!  cus and Ferry (Mid-;  way) ...!  6:55 p.m.   Sj  j Northport, Kossland; ,  9:00 a.m. 1 Nelso,7   9:00 a.m.  Ex.  Bun.  Kaslo, randon.  i 6:55 P-'��-  I Kx. Smi.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  ��^D*;i.V   OVERLAND TRAINS��� 2  From Spokane for Winnipeg, St. Paul,  I Minneapolis, St. Louis Chicago and all  (points east.  For complete information,   rates,   berth  | reserTatious, etc., call ou or address,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agent.  Phoenix  S Q. VKKKES, A. Ci. P.A.,  Seattle,  Phoenix Shoe Shop  Greenwood is a great town, surrounded by enough wealth to make it  a Denver. And the mur. who thinks  Greenwood is not to have further  growth is badly mistaken. It has mines  in every direction, and smelters, too.  and they are only a start to the transformation into one of the greatest  mining camps on the American continent.  Last week a   fierce  jlctely destroyed   the  forest  fire coin-  uerial   tramway  New My��llc Order.  The Mystic Order of Fnak-ops has  been organized in Spokane by young  men who are pledged to make the opening night carnival of the Spokane fair as  great a success as possible each year.  The new order was organized two  weeks ago wilh 60 charter members,  including some of tbe most prominent  citizens of Spokane. The ritual is a  most novel one and the workings of  the order are different from any other.  connecting   the Hunter  V. mine, near | This   is   the thirteenth annual  fair at  Ymir, with the Great Northern railway, I Spokane and will   last   thirteen  days,  ' and this order was   organized by thirteen young men on   the thirteenth of  entailing a loss of some $30,000.  Work at the Hosmer coal mines is  progressing satisfactory. The main  tunnel, 5,000 feet in length, is to be  an exceptionally large one���22 feet  wide and 10 feet high.  After a year's shut-down, the Stem-  winder mine at Kairview, is preparing  for extensive development, and a Rang  of men is engaged in excavating the  rock on the south;sideof the 46-stamp  mill for a foundation for a large air  compressor which is ��ow on the>, way.  the month, and defies all hoodoos and  ill omens. The initiation lee and dues  are thirteen times thirteen cents, or  $1.69. The membership will be limited to 313. A few" invited persons from  towns outside of Spokane will be given  the privilege of uniting with the order.  Advertising helps to sell more goods  without increasing the cost of doing  business.  A. T. TURANO, Pr p.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class  work guar--  anteed.     Miners'    Boots   a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof.  First Slreel - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix. II. C.  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply   of   Fire   Wood,  either   for   immediate   use   or for the  future.     All orders promptly lilted.  OKNERAI.  WOKk  SAXITAKV  HONK ON .-  A Nil  lli.lKT  SCAVKNi  NOTICK.  KU  D. L. Mclntominey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. H32. IMIOKNIX, B.C.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous  Handiwork  I'QRV  THROUGH    UTAH  COLORADO  Castle C.Htc. Cinon (if Ihr  Ciaiul  Illnek  I'aiinn, M.irsliMi and Ten-  iiesset'   I'assc-,,   :hk1    tlu-    U'oild  l'amoit* Koy;it t'.i.r^c  lJor   Descriptiv  itud UUiHtr  write t:>  1 ted    I'ainplrls  W. C. McUride.  I 114 Third Street  t_80  (ieneral Agent,  PORTLAND.  $55.10  Port Arthur,  Duluth  Winnipeg,  ��� St. Paul  Sioux City  Kansas City. $60.85    St.Louis.$62.60  Chicago. $66.60  Gn sale August 7-8-9: September 8-10  Final Limit, Oct. 31st.  TORONTO, $79.25  On sale Sept. 8-9-10. Limit, Nov. 30th  MILWAUKEE,   $64.80  On sale Aug. 7-8-9.     Limit, Get -31st  ���Through rates all stations���  ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NEW YO��K  New England, Maritime Provinces^on  application.  For rates, folders and tickets apply  to local agent or to  A. W. Haley, E. J. Coyle,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C.  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson.B.C.  'mineral act.  Certificate of Improvements.  >otice.  "Belle View Fractional","Uattlc Axe-Fmctiopal1.  and "Apez Fractional" Mineral Claims' sit  uate in the Greenwood Mining Division o  Yale District. Where Located: In Green  wood Camp. *   '"'  TAKE NOTICE that I.Isaac H." Hallet$. afl  Agent for Eric E. Jackson Free Miner's Certificate No. BS5B42, and Francis -'WVGroTesfvFree  Miner's Certificate No. B79969,intendl'6oday��froim  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recordet for  Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates of Improvements;  Dated this 30thday of Mav, A. D. I906.  I.H..HAtAETT..  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Sovereign*' Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:    In Providence camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac  H. Hallett, aa  agent lor George  \V.  Rumberger,  Free   Miaer'a  Certificate  No.  691423. and Harry Nash,   Free  Miner's Certificate No. 691578, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Ira'provements^for. the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of.tl���� above  claim  And further take notice that action, under section 57   imist be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1906.  I. H.HAtLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ���'Old Bird" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greea-  wood Mining Division of Yale DtstrictiWhere  located:   In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II Hallett. aa  agent for William L. C. Gordon, Free Miner's  Certificate No. I&6333, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpoce *f  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  Aud further take noticr that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the iatuauo**  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st dav of April, A.D. 1006  34��� I. U. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.  "Bounty Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate  iu  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located: On Wallace Mountain.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Isaac  H. Hallett. Free  Mind's Certificate N'o. B9144S, (or myself, and a*  ui;ciit for Thomas T.   Henderson.  Free  Miner's  CtTtiticale No.   HS5S09,  intend, sixty days from  d:\te hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder fur  ���a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  nht.iiuiug a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  .md fuither take notice  that action under section 37, must be commenced before the Usuasce  of Mie'h t'crtinciitc of Improvements.  Dat'-d this iuth dav of March. A.D. 1906.  I.H   HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement*.  NOTICE.  "Sniitax Fractional" and "Billy Fractional" Mineral Cla'ms, situate in the Greenwood Mining  Ui,-tsion of Yale District.   Where located: In  Sk .-lark Camj)  TAKK NOTICK that I. Isaac H. Hallett, Free  Mim r's Ce'tifieutt: No. N9.44S, for myself, and 'im  ay;ent for Albert E- Ashciurt, Free Miner's Cerli-  ti'cHte No. Ifoi76o, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  t'ettiticatts of Impfovrmrnt-, for the purpose of  obt'iining Clown Grants of the above claims.  A in; iurtlUT take notice that anion, under section 37, must, be commenced before the issuauce  ofsiich Certificates of Improvement*.  Dated this itith day <-f April, A.D, 11)06.  3-*-  HALLKTT.  ��HMt!S:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Mft_T!ic must perfectly splinted Health  ami Pleasuie Resort in I lit- West, with a com.  t.letesvstvtn of rlHtiia���incliultiiK Turkish nnd  Kussia'n. Open the year roumi. The curativ;  propel ties of :ls waters arc unequaled.  Vol- Curltu: all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus-  culai Troubles.  Vor HcalitiK all Kidney, I.lver and Stomach  Ailments.  Vol Kliminatini; nlt Meulliil'oisaiis (row the  -Jvstetu  The Kiuiitietit ol the scenery is utirivallftl  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakea,waterfalls,  viittiu.k;. yachtiuR, lishtug, shooting, excuroienra  l-:m:^ Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  ralklnra.*- HARRY MclNTOSH,  Provftotcsr.  ������'.'I-  ������������i.:  u^wis����iiu_,��Wa��^^ i  ���!���'  i,  ��r ��  ���THE    PHOENIX    PirNEE*  iv si*  Is  fl;  ii��J  Kff��  r?  lit  TO  fes  if  iU  if!  I  I  :%:  leading Hotel of Boundary's Uidlng  Minlnf Cima  is  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Kuob Hill Ave., utid First ft.,  ...PHOENIX,  H. C.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Koouih.  J. A  UcMASTER  Proprietor.  w*t**P  %(l��^l|jW<^IU)W>Ws��llWM*sS��i#J^tfrT%i  Three Winners  Violet Witch Hazel  Toilet Water 25c 50c  Mentholated Witch Hazel  Almond Cream   - 50c  Violet Ammonia, for  Bath and Toilets - 50c  ,  I dominion fDotel f  Thomas Dtvg Co., Ltd.   |  mmwOaa��a^����wa+*^m*aa+**m*1******,**ma1*a&a^*m*maaa0^a*a*������*aa*Oaa*a^*a9  Qlo 3vonsioes Bve.,  This Is the t.nrce*l Hotel in the City  and has been improved ntid refitted,  bcinc well atl��i>ted Tor mining and  travelling men. Bathroom. Bar well  stocked with choice goods. Dining  Room undo personal charge ol the  propriety**..  pboent;,- B.C.  Mrs. P. L. McKELVEY, Prop.      gg  TiLcfHONC No. 77. wfj���  THC    ONLY    FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TO OATC  HOTEL   IN    PHOENIX  IDotel Brooklyn  [n and Around Phoenix  HRIKK   TOPICS   OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL.  ���** INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. **  ��tw raOM astLA.  to aoor  ���tar umflc noons im ths  aouHO.nr  OPPoatTi   oatAT   NOaTHtaa  STATION  ���ATtJaOOMS     IN    OONNfOTIOH  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  IPboenir, ��.<��.'  .Deane's Hotel.  t  DANNY  DEANE, Prop.  This new house is now open  for inspection. Everything new  neat and clean. Heated by hot  water.'  MealB at all Hours, eerved in  the style which has already  made this house famous. Try  our Sunday dinner, of which  we make a specialty. If you do  you'll come again.  First  St., on the Bridge.  Phoenix, B. C.  Ttlephnc A24.  KODAKS  We   are  stock   of  constantly adding to our  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for the amateur or professional.    Call and see our lines.  Also large stock  of  local   views   to  send to friends.  Ifte Bros. I Smith  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for   Mason   &   Risch   Pianos.  Prof.  Frank   H.   Daniels  When Looking Around Town  take a look al  our window. You  will find many attractive things in  the way of  MIT  such as Brooches,  Pendants, Chains  etc., all new and  up to date de  signs, and while  the price* are not  the cheapest they  are the lowest  possible when you  take the quality  of the goods into  consideration.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board of Trustees.  Word was received from Dr. Howe,  the eye specialist, that he would visit  Phoenix about Sept. ioth.  Rains this week were decidedly welcome, and dampened a number of  forest fires in this section.  The Phoenix branch of the Ancient  and Honorable Society cf Grass Widowers seems to be gaining in numbers  each week.  L. H. Cole, a McGill graduate in  the same class with G. H. Cole, of  the Granby staff, has accepted a position with the Snowshoe office staff.  A miner named Williamson sustained a fracture of his ankle on Monday,  by having an ore car fall on him. He  is being cared for at the local hospital.  Dr. Mathison expects to return from  his summer trip to the Similkameen in  time for his regular appointment in  Phoenix in September, about the ioth.  'J he Imperial linen, made in England, which the Pioneer job depart  ment is turning out, is the finest thing  yet in the way of office stationery.  Ask to see samples.  A. D. McKenzie, of the Reco laundry, is endeavoring to organize a steam  laundry company here, and is meeting  with considerable success among our  public spirited citizens.  Patsy Clune, who sustained a brok  en back at the Skylark mine some  weeks ago, and was taken to Grand  Forks for treatment, is recovering rapidly, and able to be about.  Ed. Vail was up before the beak  last week, charged with being a holdup. After considering the circumstances, the magistrate permitted him to  depart under suspended sentence.  Last Saturday W. D. Cross, of  Phoenix, and Miss Fannie Ross, of  Rossland, were married in Greenwood,  and are making their home here, Mr.  Cross being a compressor engineer at  the Snowshoe mine. ���  -    . r,  Teacher  of    Violin   and  fust rumen Is.  Wind  E. A. BLACK  ��:THE JEWELEB:..  Knob liill Ave., Phoenix, B.C.  Base ball fans of Phoenix added  another to the long list of victories  this season, when they came out ahead  Sunday on the Phoenix grounds, the  score standing Greenwood 2, Phoenix  6. It is getting to be the regular  thing, nowadays.  The lot for the new postofice and  customhouse building has been purchased and the deed delivered, the  first lumber being expected to arrive  on the ground next week. The building will be near the Pioneer building.  Public school will open for the fall  and winter session at nine o'clock Monday morning, and principal Thornber  asks that every pupil be present on the  first day. Parents will doubtless remember that the School Act will be  enforced this year, and that no truancy  will be permitted by the school board.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Don't forget  Boyle  is the Druggist.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  When feeling like having just a  wee drappe Scotch, call at the Brooklyn and have a wee taste McCallum's  Perfection.  Eye Specialist���Dr. A. Howe will  make his regular visit to Phoenix  about Sept. ioth; those who aie troubled with defective eyes will do well to  wait for him.  '������The Snowshoe people have been  keeping close watch on a forest fire  which has been burning just below  that property for several days, and  threatened to reach  Snowshoe timber.  H. L. Hughes, editor of the Labor  World, of Spokane, will give the address here on Labor Day, and will expound the doctrine of Socialism, as he  understands it, for the benefit of the  multitude.  An effort is being made to get up a  scientific glove contest here for Labor  Day. Sailor Kelly, of Milwaukee, who  arrived from Rossland Thursday, is  already on the ground, and correspondence is being had with others.  Thursday evening's dance, given by  the base ball boys, was a success in  every way, the hall being crowded with  the disciples of terpsichore, who whil-  ed away the hours, to the sweet strains  of the Bmer and James orchestra till  early   yesterday   morning.  The recent placing of a whistle at  the Rawhide mine makes four whistles  that can be heard in camp, namely,  Granby, Brooklyn, Snowshoe and Rawhide, with occasionally a Ions toot  from the Mother Lode, eight miles  away. The new three foot whistle for  the Idado, will, it is said, almost awaken the dead:  Hood, the Real Estate Agent, |  Offers:��� j  Bargains   in   lots,    best    residential j  part of the city.  House and lot, Knob Hill avenue,  for sale.  Piano for rent.  Lot of Household Furniture for sale with  privilege of leasing house for lodging.  M. M. Johnson, consulting engineer  of the Dominion Copper Co., is expected in the Boundary again shortly  from Salt Lake City.  James H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of construction for the V., V. Cv: li.,  accompanied by Engineer Hastie, of  Spokane, was here Wednesday.  E. Spraggetr, road superintendent  for Grand Forks riding, who has a  force of men repairing the" Phoenix-  Denoro wagon road, was in the city  yesterday.  . Mrs. J. E. W. Thompson and child,  accompanied by her mother, Mrs.  Beard, and sister, left Thursday for  Oxbow, Sasktachewan, their former  home, for a visit.  Manager T. R. Drummond spent  several days in Franklin camp this week  where the Dominion Copper Co. has  a bond on the Gloucester group, with  several men at work.  Hon. Richard McBrirle, premier of  the province, accompanied by Hon.  Tatlow, will probably be in Phoenix  about the roth of next month, in the  course of a tour through the Boundary.  After visiting Phoenix this week,  Supt. Hodges, of the Granby, went to  Spokane Wednesday to see about having some castings made for the sinel-  fer, owing to the destruction of the  Boundary Iron Works by fire last  week.  Invest  Your   Money  In Such Legitimate Shares  as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. ptal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buy.  ing business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  CLUfMS AM_ STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Mafio Slocks Will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today;  O run by   Dom hi ion   IntcrnatiotiHl Conl   AHmmbrn (Coeur d'A.)..  Copper Kin.ij   Oro Denoro   Durke   Htiltiou   Happy Dny   Prompt Attention to Corrc  lleekla    Idnho Mont, 8   Solium (Coeur d'A.)   Snow Storii '"  Smart   Kitriiiice Cx. (Cain.)   Sullivan ,"'"   Skyl��rk   MARTIN,  Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  Boundary Side Lights  COMING AND GOING  John McRae went over to Nelson  yesterday.  ��� George A.' Fraser, M.P.P., of Grand  Forks, was a' visitor here Thursday.  George W. McAuliffe went to Kamloops Monday, to spy out the farm  land in that vicinity.  A. Sutherland, of Nelson, provincial boiler inspector, spent, a day or  two in camp this week.  A. Willey,, of Cascade, superintendent for the Cascade Water, Power &  Light Co., was here Thursday.  W. J. and Mrs. Cramer went to  Spokane Tuesday, where they expect  to remain for the fall and winter.  Mrs. George D. Turner and little  daughter left Wednesday on a six  weeks' visitto New Westminster.  R. C. Stewart arrived here Sunday,  and has accepted a position as master  mechanic at the Dominion mines.  B. B. Truett, representing the Hal-  lidie Machinery Co., of Seattle and  Spokane, was a visitor here  this week.  Mrs. Forbes M. Kirby and little  daughter, of Grand Forks, have been  spending the week with Mrs. L. Y.  Birnie.  J. L. Martin, manager of the Phoenix Electric Lighting Co., made a bus  Grand Forks voted $75 to send its  fire chief to the fire chiefs convention  at Calgary.  Greenwood city officials are warning  consumers to use water sparingly.  No suggestion for a substitute is made.  Fighting bush fires around Eholt,  Cascade and other points in the Boundary was common pastime this week  till the rain fell.  The Kettle River and South Oka-  nagan Pioneers' Society, through its  secretary, John R.Jackson, of Midway,  has notified membeis that the annual  dinner of the society will be held at  the Pioneer hotel, Greenwood, on Friday, September 14.  Last Saturday night the postoffice  at Midway was robbed and the store  in which it was located set afire, it is  thought in an explosion in attempting to blow open the safe. As a result  Hain & Co.'s general store was burned  down, besides one or two other small  buildings, entailing a loss of some  $6,000 or $8,000, on which there was  small insurance. The robbers secured  but little of value for their trouble.  Last week Friday Grand Forks was  again visited by fire, the Boundary Iron  Works ��� being burne d to the  ground. The loss is estimated at  about $15,000, with about half that  amount insurance. John Hutchinson's  residence adjoining, was also a prey to  the flames. The matter of rebuilding  is now being considered. Fortunately  the patterns were stored in a separate  building and were saved, valued at  several thousands of dollars, and being  for many castings used in the smelters  of the district.  BINNS'FURNITURE STORE!  VELVET   AND   TAPESTRY   RUGS.' j  ,             We have an excellent an8orlnu>iit, all mmh and (.'miles <(  imported diruct from  England, $1.50  to  f-JO, a.:' i  cording to size and quality. |  BRUSSELS   AND TAPESTRY   CARPETS: 7  In Mluea, Cr'msons,   tiietitiH, Etc.,   tioc,   75i-  und (1 50 1'  per yard. J'  UNION  CARPETS:                      " ;  Nothing   In.'Iter  for   wear.    They   art?  full   yard   ��idc 4  50c per yard. T  STAIR CARPETS   AND STAIR PADS. I  BINNS  I    FURNITURE.  ������>?<  UNDERTAKING.  |  *M*\  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,   airy   and  well   furnished  rooms.  Phoenix, B C.  -���-���-���-���-���-  -���-���-���-  -���-���-���-���-���-���-���-�����-���-���-���  Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly die  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Mall  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled lor  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BF.KK.  Spring Water Ick for Salk. Botti.kij Bkkr and Portkr.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SON'S,   Proprietors  M.   Mecklenburg,  M. A.   the cele- lness tHp tC> SPokane and other points  Balmoral     Hotel  ROOM 23  Music  Fnmlshcd   for all occasions  requiring services of first class musician.  The Most Delicious kind���the  kind that will  melt in your  mouth*  Fresh Made Ciftdy  Dra  isey s  Kitchb  avnutiim^  A SUN DIAL  records the exact time.    Men of affaire  require promptitude in keeping engagements.  TIMEPIECES  that keep exact time are a  part of our  jewelry offering.  You won't loaea train if your watch i?  bought here. We show a fine assortment and at extremely low prices. Call  and see them.  brated oculist optician, and eye special-   tnls week  ist,  will   again   be  at   Thomas'  drug  store, Phoenix, August   30  and   31st,  and at their Greenwood store Sept. 1-4.  Now   is   your  opportunity  of having  your eyes   attended   to   properly by a  qualified and experienced specialist, tf the waters  Dan Matheson, who has been confined to the Phoenix General hospital  for about a month on account of sciatic rheumatism, went over to Halcyon  Hot Springs this week for a course  of  REMEMBER  Case Was Postponed.  A. M. Harris, a detective, in the employ of the Pharmaceutical Association  of British Columbia, has been in the  Boundary for more than a month. He  was after the Crouse drug store at  Midway for dispensing drugs without  having a licentiate in the establishment, but did not make out a case  when it came to a showdown. Thursday he had the Thomas Drug Co.  here, and A. E. Thomas up or. a similar charge. His solicitor was J. R. I ^  Brown and that of the Thomas Drug | ^  Co. was A. M. Whiteside. When the  case came up before Magistrate Williams, Mr. Whiteside raised the point ..  of lack of jurisdiction in a case.^  or this particular kind, ajid it was .'d-lfS  journed until Monday, when the point I  will be determined. '  Or'FicK and  Brewery,  ���-���-��-  Banner St.  -e-�� ���-���-���-���-���  ��� ���-��� 1  1  1  t  1  j  f  9  ��  ���  1  PHOENIX,  B.C. *  ���-���-���-J  SX����XS��SSXS��SXj)SX5^^ OS��<s>��<���/MXsXSjXSCXS*^^  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing!  WHO SAVS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A F��II Line of Underwear, Shifts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively  I  IIIRNIK   III.OCK.  KNOB HIM. AVE.,  I'liOKNIX-  GEORGE E. DEY,  PEELER,  lEaofe MM Avz., Fkmmx, B.C.  e%\ to Knob Hill Chic  Hlrrl Srffitti.  'Plnnto (foir ���Sisfe.  Ne&* Morris P'kwivo foir sale cheap,  in first-class cowd'it��iii.    Can be seen  at   the   Brcwljlyira.    Inquire  of Harry  Swift, at the Motel Brooklyn.  son Pall Fair  Sept. 19, 20, 21, 1906  The biggest and best ever.  Horse Races, Lacrosse Tournament and  other attractions.  ** Milium ?|mtte Ok. Ws.  BummUut Atirmtr.  The largest Fruit, Vegetable and Mining  Exhibits in the Province.  E  COME  0. C. PtcMORRIS, J. J. MALONE,  Secretary. President.  gOO 9-9-9 O tt 9 P-tVa-a- c e.fl> ��-��~�� CD &��� fl <fe I  9  ���9  "I  e  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  tAzns Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  L  If IOC Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for   spring.   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  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  S  Shoes Our line of 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.  (Jills' and Boys' waists.  Men's  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  TltiUUt^x^i^zss^zizrr^r^sii:

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