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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 31, 1907

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Array ___________IS_-__I^_^___S_I_____________B  ; .f  K .  1  n  1  to  to  to  ..\  to  $  .0  ��s  /.>  -_��  to  ..V  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Wo are making our first showing of. ... -  NI_W^jP_f,J_|/ HATS. The styles  this season excelljall previous ones.  -. The new blocks in stiff hats are such  that you cannot afford to do without  one, All the latest and nobbiest  shapes are to be fbiind on our shelves  The Telescope, The Fedora, The  Fll^The-Pony-and r. -_  The Crush  '.VV  nt prices which cannot be discounted.  and  vei^o a t i rxgs  The new samples for   Autumn   and '       7  Winter   Suits*:��arid  Overcoats  have  arrived. v ConsistinRof the -very- best ���-- ;-  best products.of.; j"-:-'^��^*'^^--teaw^H��*5?T^tt-n5��^^  Eaglish,   Scotch and"f<^nadi_m.  Looms  These are strictly Up-to- Date goods. 7  Come in and   leave  your   measure.  Don 1 fajel to Buy If Labor Day Ami^i  the;  ��I_iM;lTED.  ^�������S  W-- L. Butleri': manager dfc;tlje Butler  f��f3fe_tiTOdtTBi_i__ft_d^^gL:^:;:  of, Helena, Munton^: was In 'camp last  Saturday, looking up contracts in his  special line.'. It is understood that he  arranged foir work of that kind at some  of the Boundary mines for the near  future."    "  >C  M^^^*kikMWIt1illmLm&  Grocery Depi  Morrell's Hams and Bacon:  You will; never know what   a  differ-  '     ence there is in Cured   Meats   until  -you     try   MORRELL'S    SUGAR  ."';���.'CURED,v CORN    FED   MEAT.  Hams at 25 cents a lb.   Bacon at 30  cents a lb.     /   ���  harden vaifiey" fresh Creamery  suiter:  ' ���   . f ��� :'���������  Without exception, the finest butter  in towti.j iMade in the,morning and  delivered here the sanr.e evening,  thereby retaining its natural flavor.  This butter we sell at 40 cents,  and it is easily1 worth the difference  over ordinary Brick Butter.  We have the' exclusive sale for  these two lines, &nd if you once try  them yoawill,want no other.  ���.'.itfi __._._-.-    ���  -��  Hoi weafher Necessities:  Screen Doors, $2.00, $2.50, .$2.75, $3.00  Window Screens, 50 to 75. cents. Wire  Screen any width from 24 to 36 inches  Ice Cream Free/.ers^'.'The Gem," * tc  8 quarts.  to  ^Provincial Constable Isaac k. Dins-  i^ore 'was Here yesterday on  official  business! -������������'"���;--- -������ ���--���'������.���;-.���.���: ���rr-.a-v. ���  H. J. Bayley, in charge of Rendell  & Co.'s store at Midway, was a visitor  in camp Thursday.    .  ,._  r Danny Deane went down to Seattle  Tuesday, on a business trip, expecting  to be back by today.  Frank Coryell, one of the successful  ranchers in the Kettle, river valley, near  Grand Forks, was here l__st Monday.  Jack Campbell and wife, and; sister,  Miss Campbell, returned yesterday  from a visit of several weeks to Montreal. J" '!  J. A-Symonja hardware merchant  of Sault'Ste; Marie, Ontario, is the  guest of R. G. Gordon, an old friend,  this week.  'James- McGregor, of; Nelson, provincial mining inspector, came in Wednesday on one of his periodical trips to  and through the Boundary. ?|  ���Charles M. Campbell, surveyor at  the Granby mines, is off on a several  weeks' trip, which will take him to  Denver, Winnipeg and other points.  Constable Cunningham,- of Greenwood, was here Thursday, and said he  was on the trail of'-'Bill". Miner, the  escaped convict and train robber.*  Angus Cameron, Canadian customs  pffice^at Laurier, and'Ralph M.lClose,  American customs officer at the sairie  place; were!visit6jrs here over Thursday  night. ( ;;���  W. J, Devitt, of Nelson, the newly  appointed chief of provincial police.for  the interior, came over Wednesday,! to  install the newly appointed provincial  constable for Phoenix, W. H. Dock-  steader. '.'.������  .'Mrs. George D. Turner left Thursday, accompanied by her sister,-, to  .make a,, six. weeks' - .,visit _ -with... her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. George. Fraser,  at Coleman, Alberta:: Mr.' Fraser is  superintendent of the International  Coal & Coke Co.'s works at Coleman.  >aflies are Again  Reaching Out.  :   ..--vi--'i ������:    .:���-...   ���   Granby, B.C. Gopper and Consolidated Interested.  ;.....  "'   1/ ���*  Q i  t ���  '���-...  ;������- ^y-.���.:.  A. P. Donnelly, of Toronto, representing the Canadian Mining Journal,  spent three or four days in camp this  week. He is on a tour uf the Dominion in the interests of his publication, and is endeavoring to visit'every  working mine in this province^ He  states that his publication is having a  very successful career, being well received throughout Canada.  That all'tHefc-H--. things in a mineral  way have not been picked up in the  Boundary, nor in Phoenix camp and  its vicinity, is being proved every little  while"-^nd(lsy:i being, proved in the  most _atisfactory_mafiher by some one  of: the four larger ^companies operating  in the-Boundary semiring' them, under  option or bond. < Last year a syndicate  of coast capit^li-t..* took a bond  on,some 40 claims'in this locality,  surrounding;,on,the,north .and east the  Granby, Dominion --and Consolidated  C6.'_ mines. This fl syndicate headed  by 'A. C. Flumerfelt," of Victoria, formerly in the Granby' Co., wished for  time to prospect the claims by diamond drilling or/.otherwise, before  making a substantial.payment, but the  owners could hot see it that way, and  would grant no extension of the orignal  options. . As a result the options that  had been granted tql J; L..Martin by  a good deal of effort .were allowed to  lapse:  V- V: ���;���-������. :-Af.   :-  Since that .time a number of the  claims in question have been taken  under bond, the Pioneer noting a few  weeks ago that a big bunch had been  taken over.by . the: Consolidated Co.  about the time they, bought the War  Eagle group; ownedj by the Phoenix  Amalgamated Copper Mines, Ltd.  Within a few weeks a number of  other deals have Ibeen made in the  same locality, and this time the large  companies are again taking hold, getting- for- the most pah, several ������ months  or a. year in. which^tQ prospect the  prape__itf.__af^  Comparatively little is going7 on at  the Providence mine just at present. -7;  The electric drive was tried on the  Snowshoe compressor for the first time  this week. ' '/'...'.'    ','.'-. '}'���['..['������ \  A car of ore is about ready for  shipment at the Riverside niine; near3  Rock creek.' ������������- ������ '���������- ������-   ,  "''���'" ;"-"'.  A force of something a,bpujt twenty  meniis^ now employed at-the Jewel  mine, Long Lake camp. ;  The office staffs at the Snowshoe,  Granby and Dominion mines in this  camp have all been recently increased.  A number of men from ihe Snow-  shoe have been doing -some work on  the Midnight, an adjoining claim, this  week.  STATUS OF  COKE SUPPLY  Furnaces Are In  Operation.  Government Investigating The  Fuel Shortage.  -payuients. 'TheTfact tha___ih-_.__arRfi- Jbunkhqusg,/^-thg  cbnipany's" ^..&  SEVERAL MORE  REALTY TRANSFERS  Dominion Hotel Bought by J.  L. Martin.  Transfeis of realty continue to take  place in Phoenix each   week, and for|  copper ; companies . .are- leaching  out for more acreage,: shows, that  notwithstanding-, the .increase of  smelting capacity all around, the  directors of these companies have an  eye to the future, and even with literally millions of tons of payable copper  ore already developed and in shape to  be measured, they realize that in time  all things have an end,.and that, while  the copper ore of our mines will, in all  probability,* last for scores of years,  they propose to be on the safe side.  The result is that options have been  taken recently on 15 or 20 claims by  the Consolidated Co., the Granby Co.  and the British Columbia Copper Co.,  the ground extending over towards  Summit camp from Phoenix.  Some olJ.liJm��Teken.  -The GranbyCo. his, taken a bond  on the Bullion, the Keystone and the  Monte group, the first named adjoining the New York claim and the com  About 1,000 feet of diamond drilling was completed at the' Elkhorn  mine August ist by Boyles' Brothers,  the contractors.  Several cars of Snowshoe ore, consigned to the Trail smelter, were spilled  in a wreck Tuesday on the C. P. R.  near Robson.  The contractors in the Curlew-Gold  Drop raise for the Granby Co., are  now up about 170 feet, having some  70 feet further to raise. -  A force of men is at work doing  some surface development for . the  Granby Co.'on the Bullion claim, on  the north side of this camp.  According to announcement, B. C.  Copper Co.'s No. i dividend is payable next Wednesday, Sept. 4th, from  the New York office. It amounts to  about $200,000. ,' . ���  Active development will soon be  started on the Minnie Moore claim by  the B.C. Copper Co., the property  being an extension of the Emma and  Jumbo claims of the same group in  Summit camp.  This week Murdock Mclntyre successfully landed the large compressor,  recently arriving from Rossland, at the  War Eagle mine, which -property is  being most actively operated by the  Consolidated Co.  The new bunkhouse at the B. C.  Copper Co.'s Emma mine, Summit  camp, is being constructed, almost en  tirely. fromJumbe^  the most part, if not already improved,  the purchasers buy with the intention  of improving at no distant date.  The most important transfer that  has taken place for some time in Phoenix was the purchase this week of the  Dominion hotel on Old Ironsides  avenue, by J. L. Martin. This hotel  has some 30 rooms, and is one of the  large buildings in the city. It was  built in the year 1900, and has always  been conducted as a hotel, it being the  most pretentious of the city's host-  leries during its early life. It was  built by .the B. C. Hotel Co., Ltd.,  and had several managers until the  Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. took it  under morgage, passing later to the  Bowman Lumber Co., the successor to  the Yale-Columbia concern. The  Bowman people are the sellers, the  price not being made public, but being  understood to be under $5,000. Mrs.  P. L. McKelvey has had the building  rented for a couple of years or more,  the bar being conducted by Frank  Anderson.  Frank Knott has purchased the  vacant lot on Old Ironsides avenue  diagonally opposite the residence of J.  L. Martin, and Richard Silverthorne  has bought the lot adjoining that of  Mr. Knott. Mr. Silverthorne already  has lumber on the ground for the construction of a five room residence,  which he will occupy with his family  when finished.  Bjner & Sons, of the Phoenix Brewing Co., have work under way on an  addition, 20x40.feet in size, which will  be .used as a bottling works, the  machinery now used for that purpose  on lower Dominion avenue, to be  moved to the new addition when ready  for use.  George Huston has completed his  double flat on Knob Hill avenue, and  it is already occupied. Mr. Huston  tells the Pioneer that, from the applications he has had to rent, he could  rent about one hundred more houses  similar to this one.  I pany's Monte Cristo group, all on  the  north side of Phoenix.;  _.  The B. C Gopper Goi^ has secured  bondson the Undine and Mary B., in  Summit camp, and it is understood  has also secured control of the Diamond Joe group of five claims, adjoining the Monte group bonded by the  Granby Co.       ��� f ;  The Consolidated Co. has secured  bonds on eight or ten claims, some of  which adjoin the present Snowshoe  group. The new claims include the  Midnight, Joker fraction, Ethel Verne  fraction, Dreadnaught, Gipsy, and the  Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 claims.  All of the above claims are yet in  the prospective stage, .and the companies have not been disposed to  name fancy prices in the bonds, although the figures are not given out  about any of them at this time.  mine, same camp.  Some 30 or 35 men are now at  work at the War Eagle. The old main  shaft has been pumped out and the  700 feet of workings at the 100-foot  level investigated. An old prospecting  shaft is also being deepened.  The s 17-foot trestle on the new  Victoria spur of the Great Northern,  has been practically completed, and  another two or three weeks or less  should see this line completed to the  terminal and prepared to take ore from  this outlet.  Last Saturday the first ore from the  Granby's new Victoria shaft was shipped to the company's smelter via the  C. P. R. The new crusher and belt  conveyor in connection both worked  very smoothly and satisfactorily to .the  management.  It may be stated this week that the  outlook for an improved coke supply  for the district smelters is looking  somewhat better, though not, by any  means, all that it should be yet. Still,  ten out of the fourteen blast furnaces  in Boundary's three smelters have been  in operation this. week, and a little  more coke is coming in than heretofore.*"' .. j_  At the urgent suggestion of the  boards of trade of Nelson and Kaslo,  the provincial government sent the  deputy minister of mines, R. F.Tolmie,  to investigate the : causes: of > the < coke  shortage. Last, Sunday Mr. ;Tolmie  was m Grand Forks, find the next day  reached Greenwood. Then he came  to Phoenix, whence he went to Trail  and Nelson, and then on' into Easf  Kootenay to the coal fields themselves,  to see the actual conditions and what  truth there is in the statement that  coke in considerable quantities' had  been exported when British Columbia  smelters were going without it. . Mr  Tolmie, naturally, had nothing to say  till after he had made his report to the  government, but there is every reason  to believe that his investigation will  result in good. -���.-.>'.,.  The Nelson News states that the  customs returns show that the Crow's  Nest Pass Co. has exported this year  2 7.594 tons of coke. But how much  of this was sent to; the'. Northort  smelter, to treat British Columbia ores,  is not given out.  Taking it all in all, the investigation  should be productive of good results,  and the Crow's Nest Pass - Coal Co.  should be penalized  the  full  $2'per  Clow SeaMO For Birds.  The last issue of the British Columbia Gazette contains notices to the  following effect, which will be of interest to all hunters in this section:  Close season until September 1,  1908, for prairie chicken all over the  province.  Close season ' until September 1,  1908, for blue and willow grouse and  prairie chicken, in Grand Forks electoral district.  Close season until September 1,  1910, for blue and willow grouse and  prairie chicken in Ouanagan electoral  district.  Appointed Police Magistrate.  Last week's British Columbia Gazette contains official notice of the  appointment of Alfred S. Hood as  police magistrate for the city of Phoe  nix, Mr. Hood having been officiating  as acting police magistrate for several  months,since W.R.Williams left forSas  katchewan. The appointment is in accordance with the recommendation  sent in by the ci��y o>unciI some weeks  since.  Coke is coming in better at the  Granby smelter, five furnaces having  been kept in blast all this week. After  Labor Day Manager Hodges expects  to blow in another furnace. An order  has again been placed in the east for  coke by the Granby Co.,' to supplement the provincial supply.  Twelve men are employed at the  Independence mine, which was bonded  last fall by the Granby Co. for $160,-  000. The property is at the head of  Bear Creek in the Similkameen  country, and during the winter and  summer a long tunnel has been driven  several hundred feet, with the object  of tapping the lead at depth. The  property is a copper proposition, with  a large surface showing.  Diamond drilling has been in, progress at the B. C. Copper Co.'s .Oro  Denoro mine for some time past, and  is being extended into the Mary B.  claim, one of the properties bonded by  the company. It is'reported that a  considerable body of ore, not hereto  fore known, has been uncovered by  stripping on the Oro Denoro, to the  south of the No. 1 quarry, which will  add not a little to the ore reserves ot  the mine.  porting coke'When provincial  smelters  are running short.  Where Skee Ptackea Want.  Although the Granby smelter has  been running five furnaces this week,  it has been with the greatest difficulty  that the B. C. Copper Co. smelter was  able to keep two furnaces in blast, so  precarious was the coke supply. Indeed, last Sunday the entire battery  was banked, and it is a hand to mouth  matter every day. Manager McAllister  states that things must improve materially or the plant is likely to close for  some little time.     ,,  At the Dominion Copper Co.'s  smelter, the three furnaces have been  kept busy, but even then there is no  coke to spare, and they have to hustle  it along from Coleman as fast as possible, whence this supply comes.  Manager Thomas is now paying special  attention to this phase of the matter.  BACK FROM VISIT  TO COBALT CAMP  G. W. Rumberger Thinks It  Great District.  Thursday evening.George; W. Rumberger returned from a seven weeks'  trip, during; which time he visited  Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Gobal.,  New York, Chicago and Denver.    ��  Speaking of Cobalt, Mr. Rumberger  states that the camp is making good  and the district is undoubtedly a rich  mineral' country, notwithstanding the  large amount of wildcatting that-has  been done there. The miners'strike  was on there at the time, but most of  the mines were getting as "many men  as were wanted. He met T. R.  Drummond, .formerly in charge of the  Dominion Copper Co. here, and manager of the great Nipissing mine, the  biggest shipper of the district, where  some 300 men are employed. He also  met other Greenwood men, including  I. Robert Jacobs, W.H. Jeffrey, and  Waltei Morrison, formerly secretary  of Phoenix Miners' Union, No. 8. Mr.  Rumberger spent some three weeks in  the Montreal river country, north and  west of Cobalt, where Pete .Boucher,  formerly of. Phoenix, has: made, some  locations, for him. It is understood  that Mr. Rumberger has already made  some money with, prospects in that  country.  In Toronto he found the banks all  saying that money is tight, and calling  in their loans. In New York there  did not seem to be so much of a financial scare as in Canada, though the  summer dullness, usual at this time,  was evident. .   ;  In Chicago Mr.' Rumberger talked  with a large user of copper regarding  the price of the red metal. This  manufacturer employs 766 or 800  hands, and said that, thus far, he had  not been able to get much of a concession in the price of the copper he is  constantly using, and the impression  seemed to prevail, among those most  conversant with the situation, that cop  per would not get much below 18  cents per pound and might go even  better than that. -  Secretary James, of the Eagles, expects the new band instruments to  arrive today by express from Toronto.  Sam White, the new instructor, who  has been engaged, will arrive here  from Hoquiam, Wash., about the 13th  ol September. He comes very highly  recommended.  Started New Wagaa Road.  E. Spraggett, road foreman, received  word from Government Agent S. IjL  'Almond, ofGrand Forks^ this-;week,"to  proceed with the work of building the  new wagon road, to avoid the mining  operations at the Snowshoe, Curlew,  Gold Drop and Rawhide mines. The  road will be about two and a half mjles  in length, and from the C. P. R. crossing in Phoenix to Hartford Junction  there will be no railway crossings,  there being half a dozen dangerous  crossings on the present road.  The decision to proceed is the result  of the agitation that has been carried  on by the mining companies and the  citizens of Phoenix for the last few  months, and follows the inspection of  the proposed route by F. C. Gamble,  the government engineer, last week.  Mr. Spraggett has now a dozen or  more men employed, which force will  be increased to twenty as soon as they  can be had. The time of completion  will depend entirely on the number of  men he can secure, but five or six  weeks should see it well on toward the  finish. There is considerable rock  work on the route.  Latest Prices in Metals  Nkw York���Copper, eleelrolv.ic, .17.-  50 _. $17.00;  lake. *18.50    @  iflS.OO.  Bar Silver, 69%  l*��.l.*5.16 to *6.25.  Spelter, $5.80 % $5.90.  J  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE  The following table givca the ore  iy<M. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905  ' '  ihipment* of Boundary mine, (or  for 1906, and 1907,  Investigated Great Northern Wreck.  W. R. Smith, trainmaster of the  Great Northern, was here Monday  evening, to investigate the cause of the  ore-passenger train wreck that occurred  a week ago between Glenside and  Denoro, when nine ore cars were derailed, three being demolished. Mr.  Smith brought his stenographer, C. F.  Greiser, with him from Spokane, and  after visiting the scene of the wreck,  the trainmen were examined regarding  the occurrence. R. Sheedy, road-  master, was also present. As nearly  as could be learned, the spill was  caused by the breaking of a wheel on  one of the C. P. R. ore dumps, the  ore part of the train being composed  entirely of C. P. R. cars, loaded with  Idaho mine ore, which were to be delivered to the C. P. R. but a  below where the wreck happened  mile  Mink.      Camp.  Grauby Mines-Phoenix  Snowshoe...... .Phoenix  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Dcadwd  B. C. Mine Summit  Kmrua .Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Broolclyn-Stem_Phnix  Idaho ��� l'hoenix  Kaw hide Phoenix-  Sunaet Deadwood'  Mountn Rote Summit,  AtheUtan_Weilington  Morrison ...Deadwood  K. Bell ........Summit  Senator Summit  A Brey Vogle- Summit  ^ No. 37 Summit  ��� Reliance��� Summit  Sulphur King_.Summlt  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldeuCrown Wellngtn  .   King Solomon W.Coppr  i . 3ig Coppcr.-...W.Coppr  < > No. 7 Mine.- Central  < l City of Paris White's  . Jewel Long Lake  < ��� Riverside...Rock Creek  A Carmi West Fork  Y Sally West Fork  # Rambler ....West Hoik  _L Butcher Boy ..West Fork  Duncan West Fork  Providence���Providence  Klkhorn Providence  Strathmoie .Providence  Preslou ..Skylark  Prince Henry ...Skylark  4 Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  E. P. U. Mlne...Skylark  Bay Skylark  Mavis ��� Bkylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylark  Helen Greenwood  Kuby....Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary FUs  Miscellaneous   1900  S4.5S3  >97  5J4��  >9.4SM  1901  -3:,76_  t.73��  99,034  47.4��s  650  1901  J��9.858  10,Boo  ���41,336  - 14,811  8.53��  1900,  (or :^oj  as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Pa_t  1905       1906  653^49 801.40.1         8.4J6  ��9��3-  393,71*  1904  549,703  1907 Week  401,117 8,S.|j  33,175  138,079  19,365  ".937  15.337  15.73t  174.398  37.9*0  16,400  33.350  3.O70  3.350  1,759  174,567 105,900    1..SS  9,485 11 wm  3,007 3.1-77  55.73'  140.6S5  3.960  3S.<o8  3,056  4,747  1,076  3.3SO  150  S60  785  635  ��� Total, tens    96,600  . dmelter treatment���  Granby Oo    M.387  B.C. Copper Co ���  Dominion Copper Co.      Total reduced  665  3.000  3V  5,646  3439  4,586  363  3.450  _3_  364  33  ���.833  33  150  ',435   ������  -      3,330  li  m  '���'>?A TVSF-- '"��������1  ..�����t#��._!,S|  '.&m*;WM  ywimm  r_.;l_isvvi%-l  wyvt  ���'"titm  ;_..'3te.S|  '������'$��$P<t- ."il  '-.. _>.&_._'  ��� ' J-.V.V J.****!  .,   ������ "5k�� .������;��.i!|  ��� ''.-'.^w "������'-i--.y 1  .-.*������)  iMym II  mi?  J;.'  sagislijf  fi'M'��  t0M$m. if  H  .��t|!M!f!f.'.'  i��|.!|.Bfr};S''  .f. ���*>;.;;_;��*-���  i  ii;??M?��*:7  f'l-'^'.'tf'^ff  Ijhi ��������);���������{ ���_.-rf|1i  JrfiSHfP  Bill  1  fit  plfil  JOTS*.J -.-I;1.  ra''S..;' ?'���"?}��������  M'..pj.i  ftiiff  ^���ffl4P..i..vi;j]  _B   _c<_ ���' ��� il s"'��  i" I. ..  tr ���*������'_,li"-.'*'''..- it-  _._?���.'.! _;!  fM_$?_  1   S^*'  PHOEJWX   PTONERR  ^^���^^���^^..^^.^ *>.-r�� ^g^^.**-^  fa.  �� MATTERS OK   IVI^KST   TO   THOSK   INTERESTED  ��� COPPER   MINING    INDUSTRY  y^^^^^a^ o.<* ^.^^.^ ^^ ��^^  WD.vMe0_P.yl_,, copper Slocks.      ...).__.. Cui-mi..7 .^00,000     -J       1.800^  KI" ?he appendedtable is shown _he!�����b?"!!Pfd  snare capital outstanding, present divi-' Osceola "  eY-a ���ite' a"d   ^e 8ross  am��unt of  -^yf��^y. mii jjfflj.  ...  ilelD^cious Flavor of  '���'*";        !���.���!������������������ '  j.   . ,       ,   �� ���������" , "-   S'usa   auii-U._it   OI  ��!?!5en5_.now.being paid by .the 20  dividend-paying copper stocks listed on  the Boston Stock Exchange.  ,     Share cap ' Div.  outsld. rote.  Amalgam-.!'.". 1,638,8_0 $8  Cal._-He_la..     100,000 80  Cal.A Arizona    200,000 20  Anaconda.. .. *480,000 7  North'Butte..    400.000 8  UnitdCopCon    460,000 7  Copper Itange    383,344 8  BntteCoalit'n 1,000,000 2  Quincv.....     110,000 18  Gross div.  $12,311,0-0  8 000,000,  4,000,000"  3...60,00O  3.200,000  U.S. Smelting  Co. com...  Wolverine.....  Mohawk'.  ...  Huinnon....-.  Tamarack.... . .., W(WV  UnitdCoD pfd   j 60,000  1 arrut       *91,940  .69,627     3.50 1,643,345  135.CO0   12       1,620,000  96,160 vi4 "���-: i.3��o;iixj|  360,473     3.50 1,226,665  .  60,00Q__20_ l,__X)t00Q.  100,000   10       1,000,000  SOO.OOO i"2        ,600,000  60,000,^    ri_8o;ooo;      :��    '^soo.ooai  1 91,940  y U: I  7     f r6,676,81_t|24| p;52,375;832  ,, ;*As Amalgamated os-_j_?<S.>% of Anaconda and Parrot, only-'40%   of the1  1500001 ,,200��000 outstanding shares of Ana-  3;oGO,'752 COnda" and of the 229>85�� ol the 'out-,  2,000,000 standing shares of PlarrpUhave^been  1,980,000 fig_irt-d..'      ���'    -      '^"*^y<���-������i'   ��� -  At all Grocers'.  ���     TEA  Is preserved by the using of  SE&-LE13 EEAT) P_��C____ETS  NE.VER   SOLD   IN"   BULK  Black, Green and'Mixed.     Highest Award St.Louis, 1904.  And Boundary Mining Touroal,  IUOID    _I(l��TD-tD��T�� It *���'���' '      '  PIONEER JPlJBnSHTNq 00.  AT rKOBJIIX, B. C  Wt m. WILLCOX. MANAacn.  ratephOBCi J tgut^ei., rtaUnlx, No. 15.  ���DMcaiPTibns m idvkci.  r*r T_ar......���...._-   _!��.__0____..._........................... ....  To the _rntt_4-0tat_s; per year._.....������.  ix-! "Pioneei'I s'1��u'd ^e correcte^>aa<^inat whom  7   ������������     ���������--������'���  'a    day's   delay,   is   equally   certain.  British   Columbia's  resources should  most certainly be conserved  to  this  province first of all���and  we  believe  will be eventually.   If the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. is, guilty of all that has  been charged, it should be brought to  book in short  time���the question  is  too far-reaching to admit of much pro-  crastination;'for it means the stagnation  of the mining industry, if something is  not'done and done quickly.  THE OBSERVATORY  ..  -THiwoa TAUtBD or AT  Moms and Bisewh������  ���  "7. $29,000,000���not   counting the odd  I  dollars���recently    imposed    on     the  ..$!._.  .. !._S  _.;��*��'  If Too arc sol a anbacr J>er to this paper; thla  ��� tm an lorltatlea to yon to become o��e.     '  Ad*ertlMaar rates fnraMliea on applkatioo.  Xct*l notice* ie And scenta-pei! line.'  Poor weekly .Insertion* oonstltate ok��dI1.i  We have no doubt but; benefits will  flow,from the inquiry now.being made  by Mr.^ToIfnie." He is well known in  the'Kbbtehays, and 'will -doubtless get  to the bottom of the tnatter and will  suggest reforms; that can be, carried  out, to the reliefof British Columbia's  metal mining industry.   ''  I There was more truth than poerty  about John L. Sullivan when he remarked that we are more in need of  free public laundries than we are of  free public libraries. He says: "Ever  think how many poor women go  broke physically over the washtub?  Thousands of them. Every week they  do this stunt that would put a fighter  to bed if it was part of bis training;  arid they do it yearaftertyear. If this  hardship was cut out of every poor  woman's life there woulnn't be so many  children born cripples and tossed  young into the gutters as" orphans. It's  a killing job, this' washtub turn, to  say nothing of the side plays that go  with it."  Standard Oil, Co. QOHWjapjir!fpt^re-  bating. But John ;D.fd.ete^_ot forget  his thrifty habits, nevertheless. He  put in his claim "for $73.90 for witness  fees at Judge Landis',court,;and '�� proceeding to .collect, the same. ^Seemingly the oiTking does not propose^ to  lose any bets.  HAD AN AWFUL TfMB  The^ B13SW CHfaptet  and mosi satisfactdry  Clothing iri Phoenix.  WHO SAVS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers; If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods,  A Foil Line of Underwear/Shirts, Shoes. Tie��;etc,  iust aim'ved.    All hew seasonable goods at old  arid Cheapest prices.  vMicriV;Wi_af Exclusively. kno.i^^^^SSw.x;  !. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notarv vi,  .  Cable AM re.��:       HAU.BTT. u  ( Beilfoid M'NelPi  Codex _ Moielng; ���< Neal'a  ,I,elber'i.  Grkknwooo.u.c  TUCK    COLLIN  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. First &-Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX B f  I  4  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular comn-unlcatlon 80 m  ,��'_^___!_!-r-V,���y.ofeach,���on���t^,  Half, McHale ��{____ CallediM������nl  F  I  M.M,8T��PH1.N__  Sec-re tarr.  J.J.STRUUul  V.U.  "teh^y��^  ^1 Wheny; the: a��l,. miners. "strike��/ m  s:East Kootenay andrAlberta was settleid  'last spring, a greait sigh o_! 'relief'went  :up"all"over'the'Kc<)'tenays'.and  Botio-  tlary. that, thequestion of ^future/,; ade-  iq'uate   supply   of .coke and coal ;tin  ���this sech'on Was ^apparently assured'for  a/a-tiplebf^rs at: je%;'flt Wfelt, ditjons thathaVe Availed iri th^.  Jbat nothingnow^stood m the wayv.of jn any: event, beneficial'restilts should  ���a season, pfMhe greatest prosperity -yet ^QW ^^ iHb; spot light of publicity  !experienced,among.Bntish->Columb(a np^jjeing tKr^iyn on the whole matler.  mines.    Smelterehad'been'incrieaseU, "   "  jn size, mines thoroughly developed .tb  supply the  tonnage,   labor schedules  One thing, however, which seems to  have escaped'the attention of many,  [and which, we think will be.the greatest  I source of relief for the; coke  famine,  will be the change > in  management of  the'Crbw's Nest Pass Coal'Co.   Some  [weeks ago it was published, that James  j. Hill and J.,P. Graves'had secured  , enough stock,,of thig,companyi to. give  ' tite.m a control. - This was not denied,  arid is' doubtless 'a'fact^but it" takes  time1toput it into; 'effect.'   Itf'yrsis in-  conceivable that a concern'ofthe im-  pprtance  of jthev Granby, Coiv should  allow itself to remain at the  mercy of  any Gorfcern'for cokei sjbpplies, and the  control'mentioned would be the logical  outcome^    When this is accomplished,  we believe that matters will be in much  better shape and the .coke famine will  *      ��� "be a.thingpf the past. Granby's  interests are too -far reaching now to  stand, .for any length of tirrie, the- con  A writer recently gave the following  illustration of how it pays sometimes  to grasp an opportunity when it: comes  knocking at one's door-^-and; inversely, howthose who did; not grasp it,  let some good things slip by them for  thebenefit of citizens of the United  States, to a large extent: '.'���;..  "It" may be well to look; back over  the  history   of   the  mining   industry  I during,the past twelve 01 fifteen years.  ' When the mining districts of  Slocan,;  Bat -_nn.--i.tliVi CsllC CkmXtrt i__'D_irf-  kpM R.a��dy Cmt4 HIM.  It is with  pleasure,'ithat ilgiviefyou  this unsolicited testimonial.    About a  year ago when I had a severe caseY of  measles I got caught 6utyihaJh��d rain  and the measles settled 'in'rriy'stomach  and bowels.    I hadanawftl tirne'ahd,  had it not been for the useVof Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera,and Diarrhoea..  Remedy  I could not have possibly |  lived buta'few hours fdnger, but'thariks  to this remedy I am; now'strong arid  well.   I have written theabo've through  simple, gratitude and .1- shall-always  speak a good word for this, remedy,���-  Sam   H.   Gwin,  Cohcprcl,  Ga.    For,  sale by all druggists, ' !  Batter's ttUaMyhy���IX  Resolved, that it is^awftil the: way  people will quarrel over a difference* of  opinion; politics or religion,'op any old  thing. Religion is the-'sillyi things to  fuss about. God would not intrust fhis  truths to any sector any one.3/-They  are free as air-^-and' as ' immutable i as  free. What anybody thinksrmakes no  diflference.    What you do-is 'the thing  ?. 0. Bm 56. ' PhttiixUtrktt. 'Wt����r2"  P: BURNS & CO., Ltd,  Wholesale and Retail Meat'Merchants.  _____�� Liic,M Fra-kl. 1 ui Ciredylleati.  l^trj.'Fiili'-^1!^ Ii��e__iii.^  'All   Orders: Receive Prompt Attention.  MirkistB'kt Greenwood, Grand Fork*,'Midway,  Eholt marl all the other  principal Oi tier tind'Towns "inB.C., Albert* ..liaxY-tkon.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOKI.OI)GKko.���  Meets every Mouday ��veuiiif at Mlucri'ii ,  ytslllue brethren cordially Invited.  J.K.McDougal,   N. O  W. S. Cook, Rec. 8ec*v  Wm. Plckard. Per?^..^.  miOKN.X   A Kit IK  uulouliaij  viV"K     broihri,  ��'w��y����il(om"  J   Win, w, p  llAKKV jAMKli'  'Headquarters.  N__L80Ny; B.C.  Headquartera for Boundary: ���  GREENWOOD, B.C.  AD. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Tims Inspector far S. H.4N  (High Clan Goods alwsys In Slock.)  Gbaxd Forks, B.C.  Phocoix Shoe Shop  A. T. TU1JANO, Prop,  lower town,   9.30 a.m. J- Standard Tinrje  w -      v.       ���^ivomij.   im, , ���/ " ~    *���**-��������    Mtv.    blllllK.  Rossland,  Boundary and  East Xoot'  Xn^drku.nkard thinks temperance1 is [a  enay were discovered, prospectors en ih^lrg'    ^ k?��? hones^{'w^He  deavored to interest   \*&Z*^ ^jSf.'SS "*  '   kno-thfe Golden  the British Columbia coast cities in the  different properties, but received practically no encouragement, and   the re-  Leaye Phoenix, _ upper town, 9.00' a. m. j  ''/"';.    "   ': lower town,   9.30a.m. J-  ,Leaye' 'Gr^rtwood     -        3.00 p.m. J 4,  Prompt Attention to'Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  went   to~Spokane,  and   the   business  Stonacfc, TreaUct aa4(CamatlaaMaa  NoJ.one  can "reasonably' 'Hope for  !__ ��^__r-r. ^.-^��S"-J   agreed upon, and  apparently; notWnjg  ^remained butito; get in and-dig.;    iv7/;  6-  good digestion,rwheri *the' -_owe_s1raf<?  -conntipntedr-' Mr.   Cffas.   'BSR_Wrtf7~0r  _   .    ������_,..___  Edwardsville, ,111.,  says.- "I buffered  men of that city grasped the oppor- from chronic constipatioriFand-stocdadh  tunity, furnished the capital to develdp 'T^ if", ^T"?/��?'^.^^  ,        ,._ .      v. .   y- to Chamberlain's Stomach and"Lrver  these different sections of our province, Tablets, am almost cured." Why-'not  and reaped millions as their reward. Set a package of these'tablets __h_k get  The millions which were paid into the well and stay well?; 'Price"25" cents,  coffers  of the Spokane citizens were  Samples free.  For sale'b/-aH'driiggists.  PROVIN<3IAIi.  ~r>0  ;-.The - ___irnbriah "Mining, Co., Ltd.,  has: 16 men at ? work-on -its 'property  under Mdyialake-a  ".'..' For a month brtwoevetytH ing went.  ...-.'.'���. ���-,.. -' -:' .> :,-:- ���:<<.���>���- .���������,- ���   ���:-.  '������..������J.~-s~- -5? ..-: I -;|  ;^well,Md'a record output-f^bVer," _i_;i>J-  I boo; tons���was   made by. Boundary  7 jfmines for themonth   of July.  .-Then  r<the coke shortage appeared once more,  .and one after another the smelters, be-  .: gan to feel its lack arid to".-"'shut 'down  s^for a few"days^at a  time or to bat^k  ufurnacesi ' This roused the people as  j.-to the why and wherefore, and  repre-.  '.... sentatiohs were.made,^   by'boards;of. .,..-..-...  trade, to the provincial-government to  The Nelson  City  Council is con-  investigate the situation.   -The govern- ?^!^^^^N^^__Sf:.�� �� PPblnA  .__   , ..... ���-^ .,.��� .���, electric and telephone service to people  f ment responded-promptly .and-R^ ii^-b^(^thlln1_ni��.i^I tiiiinda^.;  - Tolmie d.put��s.^of;:^n^ -'^^l^fiS^ John McKaj,e/  .-:been lakmS UP th,s work nl��� ,h�� ?c,un- ftrm-rly-'of.Rossland, the: millionaW  ydary and Kootenay this week. and busine^   parfner. of Charles 'M.j  ~^~ >~ Schwab, is the composition of anthems.  Primarily, the shortage is  popularly ,   i   '  Jl~_^d-s?lver oretrom the'St. Eiigerie  mme,7 'Moyfe, is being ' shipped, to  Europe during the coke shortage.  .Many Chinese are am at Van-  couver.;by -theX'Empress.liners: lately,'  even though!the head tax is $500;-:-������'.;  ^'Sj^k'taking' is in; progress at tlie  ttall"mines.'smeltef'^at*"Nelson,  and  some 7^3poj6oo"  '  realized' frpfri Ore.  reinvested by them in the purchase of  real estate and the erection of magnifi-,  cent   buildings,  and  Spokane   today  owes  a   very   large  proportion  of its  present  prosperity   to   the   mines   of  British Columbia."  *  John D: Reckefeller does -not seem  ��* ��*, m-c_ abo.t ,he ��� .;iirPtrss  Btlliitf Lot Wa_i.e_. j  Undersigned wishes'to trade ^shares  in good, active silver prbperty, neaf  Wallace, Idaho, for Waing lbt in  Phoenix or Greenwood. ' i_pply'to C'  Swanson, Box 131,'Phbeni^B1; C.  Counts  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  'raof.  First Street - Opp. Ktob Hill Hold  Ph-cal*. B. C.  Encyclo ypaedia Bptannica ,26 vols,  for jale at less than half cost.    Inquite  ��� - -. ����� i>a.ifi  has- recently   been  = FIFTH ANNUAL =  mi- - mew. r,  Sept. \zt \% 20,  t  W7  charged at the door of the Crow's Nest  /y-Pass Coal Co., which concern suppliw  1 a large part of the coke used iri'." Brit-  *? ish Columbia, some mines in Alberta  .' also having contracts with our smelters.  ���j; But the big Fernie company is the  one on which most reliance is placed,  ��� and when it falls down there is wailng  ;.and gnashing-of'teeth inthe land;"  . A typographical union has been -organized' iri^ Cranbrook. The wage-  stale has been fixed at $21 a week;  -Ttid eight hours.shall constitute a day's  work.  Thejiroyincial governiment'has con  ferred  upon: Miss - Harriet  Fraserj a  gratuity of$5o a month for the dis-*  tinguished; services of her father,! Simjon^  Fraser, who explored the river which  bears his name.    Miss Fraser, who*; at11  j present resides  in Toronto^ is in h'erjl  I eightieth year. .       "  Official announcement of the intention of the C. P. R.'to undertake the  construction of the" Kootenay Central  Railway this year, is expected in the  course of a few ."days. A decision to  build the line'������has been reached as a  consequence of a trip made recently  m.-.     the   projected   route   by   Mr  tlA^^-?gb|?^/�����terve^8���e.'  o\er  The statement has been made  that  .- the Crow's Nest Co has been systemaN  ically shipping coke to Montana when'  it was needed to  operate  smelters in  ����� this province, and this in contravention  I of the provisions of its  charter.'.'_ For  . its own part the coal company asserts  ;   thai, generally speakui" . it   has  r>ni���  . �� '     p������iiie,   11   nas. only,      ...v.    |.<uj��.icu    rcmie    Dy    Air  v sfupjierl coke to fo'rign parts when cars 11V|II����"' Whyte,s_cond  vicc-presidn,"  .;��� were not furnished-if-for-.British   Cc-'"' the C' R R*     -  >luml,;a   shipments,   ,|UI.   ,,|acin���   thc  Cbambcrltlo". Colic. Cholera7^ Di,rrh,,cb  :���; l)lame. l'> *<"��e ext.ni, r,n tli.; C.I'. R. Remedy, Belief Tbto 1br��re _��,_._r_  ^ Coke was piling up, and to keep the "Three .ears, ago wo hud ���'���,.,  ;;: men, the coke had to be- sent some- doctors with our little hoy and even-  ;, where. Added to this was the fact ,,bi"B t,,at lhe>' could -do seemed in  .j that men at the coke ovens were none,i'a,n"   .At ,af when-*" tope,seemed t���  " and in a few hours  he began to im  ��� Prove-. Today he is as healthy a child  That there is something wrong some- ��?, ^ents ^ouId wish  for."--Mrs.  B  ...^���:������_-___-,:-.i��.^^.*_*?        B.fi, ..?JJ. Johi^ton, Linton, Miss:    For &>  Cheap excursions rates on all tr_msportar.  tion lines. For information ,or prize  list write7' ..'  President. Sea. P.O. Box"95i      ,  ''Nelso&yfBi1^!  where, gbes WithSut^ng, *���d thatiti^S^  A creditable job of printing on the stationery you use,  is like atgood suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first'impressions count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter--heads-or en-  velopg^rypu wjll-'beyput down as of the rubber stamp-  hicatttiie; - Ifiyotuare 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 earmarks of  the.Cheap.John printery, we can furnish- iti-frdifKthertdnly"'  piintlshop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business 1 men of* Phoenix have sent to -  Spokane, Chicago,1 Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  .and' other places,   in  the past, for printing that could  !have  been done   right   here���arid   probably in   better  ,.style.     We'd charge a little".more; of course,  just as the  mert-hant must charge more, than   Cheap John  Tim,- of  'Torottto-^ahdits!-worth  a little  more.     Besides, if j>pu  spend 'your* dollars 'here for .printing, you have a chan%'  to.get them back-some day!throu^h the  Pioneer and  its  ���employees.    If you spend! them in the BastjiyottUl;never  see them again.     We have print. shopi'fac^iries '���i.hat n6  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  _j.ji"t^"',iTlle,,,0,'Pert����tly sppolnted H.ihh  snd Pleasure Resort In the West, with �� com-  Pietesystem or Bsths���iuclodlng Turklih nnd  KJ!JI__:?������__.0K,1 the year round. The eu��ll��!  properties of <u waters sre unequsled.  _.., T��?i?F ���" Kheumatlc. Nerrou. aud Mu��.  tutar Troubles.  ���ilm_n__l*Un* *U K,<lne',��� W��er-and Stoni.h  ilteJ*liminmtlaS ���" Met��llUPoi��aus from Ih  -iJh<r*r��nde<��r ol the scenery li unrivall.J  ���I!__UPUin,,"tn..w P��"k��. foreaU.fakes,w*terl��U .  ��-___-** .?ch .nB' fi��ht"K. shooting, excur-i< u,  S-UJ-f*    *����� "later climate  la unsurraraed for  .  B#JtSY JlcINTOSH.  Proprietor  MINERAL ACT.  (Fork f.)  Certificate eflospravcmeats.  T_L^R1l5?.T.^I.,Gree,,WOod ����P-  l��S 5P"7- Sdk1^_g_5SS_-2?  ob2 SiSi^  f XmProvemenU, for the purpose ol  %d ftfrSS.*? ?"����.<>��he sboveclaims  sett?on   ��   m..t.kl"��"ce   ����at mction.   under  ^J^?!_^,i. Ch c��rt,fic����e�� ol Improvemenls.  Dated this ist day of June, A.D., t9aJ.  39~ I. K.VMAtLKTT.  J  I  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlfioite of Inproveiaent*.  hoti-.k.  i��rig^l��i4i^^��35J  I SiwJm of _,h��_.iiS",e ?f ^Proven-ents, for the  <S_l_r^ oroDUIn'n��r a Crown Grant ol the abo��  ' ^oV";^^^0" "��' -ctlou, under  suanceol'siShr.^ c?n>'5eiiced before the  Ct-d\bl.\Thhd^ro'rC^f-?LI��l>-?vement,.  W -is*  4-"'.'  It  adolPh' bkrcu.  Hospiul Oooatiofl*  LldCof Donations received  eiiiceJan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General  Hos-  pital:  Cash $10   Pioneer BuiWingJPhOeniX^ B.C.  R. Horrell  Mscaular   _���^ . F. Berry  Bed LIuen'T-io." ...A. K. H. Clark  cShfeo   '  Hoopltal Ladles' Aid  Cash'|t_.'.""V " K-T- Bflnk  Cash |��  A- �� .J  -iu41 iu,...  K. <i  &$V - J- B- M��c  ID Mh.h���� A* r.  -k_(M., A. K. H.  I I_luen.-i<lna  .jas. McCreath  Old Linen   u-,'-/" v;  I Box Books     w���I_frs- *" Crawford  Cash too        ~.Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Oomlnio'_i"r-l-!U_:.'-_; A Grand Forks Friend  Cord wSSdCopper Co" Pull Set Boiler Tubes  ^^ -  .F.Bucklesi  |W*��i��V!��*^��^��^��^^  I AVERAGE PRICES  OF COPPER  -New-York���  ��� . -��-- -_^jv?^.ip;v_a-P_U4_n_-3_-*_^_fH_*  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  AUTOOK-  IZKD  CAI.ITAI..  C��ril>o��;McKinney--j_oW_  banMl. _f.__S.<-xbld-cof>per.        Qraabir ConsoH-ated���copper.    js,oo6,<>o��  J 1,350,000  5,500,000  rMmtb.  'lfta��ttry,_...  ;ff��_j��.8ry....  &mi......  s__iay......  June.    .���'.'-  July   AugUBt......  September..  October   .November..  faweejaber...  El_cttoJyHc  lflDO,.,. 1807  18.31 24.60  17.80) 24.1)3  18.30   26.07  Lake.  1900    1907  Tear.  18.37  18.45  18.44  18.19  18.43  19 14"  21.27  21.99  23.03  IftJS  24.27  24.15  22.82  22.12  ���18.41  18.11  18.04  18.68  18,72  18.71  18.68  18.61  19.29  2171  22.84  23.38  24.88  25 20  26.47  24.(7  25.17  24.01  21.31  "m  Mm  ?^_______________L_"ia"  A_  ���wrows^^  a_j!_^^^^*��_____-____a^^ t^^yS^SX^rt^ssmm-nt  14 Y.^_.g_S^  THE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  } 3  74  i. 5  I  Beware of imitations and substitutes  accept none but the genuine "Baby's  Oum."  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 18���2���Incorporated 1893.  NI.W WEST��1NSTKR. B.C.  1'ioviili-H u Ciiridtiiiii home lor Htutl  rut. of IkjLIi hexes ut moderate rates.  Huh * preparatory;clans for junior student., Joint: grade public school work.  Does hi|_li school work, confers all hitch  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations; Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business'Course and gives  Diploinfts. GK'es a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course nnd in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University woik, can tuke. students through  the complete Arts Course, and the decree of li.A. can be obtained from Tor.  tmfo University, which the college is in  hit atliliation.  For fuller information nnd terms write  Kev. W.J. -ipperell. H.A..B.U vPrihci-  I-hI : or Rev. J. I'. B��'��--ll. B.ir����r  NOTICE.  In the mailer of the Laii'l Hr>_l_lry Act, and in  f e malt, r of the Title to l.ol 8, lUuck II Cimeiou  .Vliieral (.Maim (Map 5.) City ol Plioeuix. Il.C.  Whp'reas llic Certifies le ol Title of Aubl  TKO-UU.KV, bfin_ Ceillficale or Title, No. 510m  to tlie iibove lieredlt*iiieiil_ lias been lost o�� de.  stroyecj aiid np;>l-catioii Iihs been nmde for, a  dui licAte theit-ol.  Ni��'ll<;K IS 1IKKKBY 01VKN that a duplicate  1'eitifii.ato of Title lo llic above hereditaments  will hi i..i> d al the expiration of one mmth  Irotu Oir date hereof, unKs_ in the meantime  valid ol-']-' lion to the contrary is made to rue in  writing  W. H. I-DMOND--,  District KegUtrar of Titles.  Land Registry office.  Kamloops, B.C.,  July 4U1.1907..  NOTICE.  ?. 'TICK is hereby ijlveii that tlieVancouver  Victoria and Ra1lw.1v aiid Navigation Company  ha e deposited in the Oflic-s of the Registrar of  Titles for the Distri.-t ol Yale, at Kamloops.! a,,  plan, profit, and b.v>te of referencc'showing the  proposed location oi a branch of the line of their  railway to connect the main line with the luier-  natijnal llin.ndary, in ar Myucaster. 011 Lot 43*.  and that it i . the intention of the Vancouver .Victoria and Kn<t ern Kai.u-ay wild Navigation.Com>  puny to apply to the Board'of Railway Commission .ts for Cnnada, at'Ottawa'. under'section Mi  or the hallway Act, four weeks after the first  public, ton 01 this notice for the' necessary  aullioriKatiou under the p ovi.ious.of the Kail  way Act[for the construction of such-brauct_ llu.-  of railway In accordance with the plan, profile  and book of reference so filled. ,  Uateil this 4th day of luly. 1907.  A   H. SlcNUILI.,  Solicitor for  lie Vancouver Victoria un<!  Hastcru    Hallway    and    Navigation  Company.  This advertisement was first published Iu the  Phoenix l'ioneer 611 the 13th day of Jolyv'1907.  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 States will be $2.50 per annum.  This includes new and renewed sub-  scriptionsjand is merely the additional  postage that must be paid for American deliver)-.  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKK NOTICK that 30 days alter the first  publication of this notice. I i_tend to apply to  theChlet Commissioner ol _,_iids and Works, at  Victoria, for n'special license to cut and_carry  away tlmler fiom the following described land  in the Simllknm.cn Divis ou oi Yale District, viz:  Commencing at a post on the north side or  Sutherland Creek, about three (0 milrs Hast of  ��� linstina take, marked A'. J Anderson's Northwest Corner Post, thence Souih 80 chains, thence  Kasl go chains,thence r-ortli So chains, thence  \V__t io chains, to pointof commencement  A. J. ANDH-HON.  Dated Tuly 6lh. 1007  MINERAL ACT,  (HOKM   1'.)  Cerlllicate of Improvements.  r NOTICE.  "Australia." ���'Fiji," "Rut Fractional." ';Raveii  fractional," and ������ fannilitln fractions!," Mineral Claims .ilunte in the Greenwood Mining  Division or Yale District. Where located���  between (l-.eenwood aud Wellington Camps.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Hallett. as  Agent for Kaic K Tackhon, Free Miner's-Certtn-i  cate Nu. II 10056, Intend, sixty days from date  hrreof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose ot  obtaining Crown isrants of the above claims.  And fuither Take Notice that action, under  section 3., must be commenced before the issuance o'f such Certificates o!  Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44- I. H. HALI.HTT.  BOUNDM2Y TVIEN*  INSPECT THECROIK.  -Have Acquire^ I_^U__is_vc Coal  [-X  ' .,'-. .-_.:',.   BJ__B_i_R__^-S-   '  Alex. Miller and L. A. Ijjlanly ari  rived'back in-the Botindarj^a few dayi  ago, after a trip of investigation through  the Crow's Nest'Passj country and as  far as Lethbridge. An inspection:of  the various coal areas was made and  data obtained1 fora rejport on the coal  lands owned by the Colfax Coal At  Coke Company, now controlled by  Chicago capital. Estimates are being  prepared for the ccfet of erecting a  tipple and other' necessary machinery  and buildings for making a start on the  property near Gait, and it is expected  that operations will be commenced.iri  30 days.      ' v i  The 1400 acres owned by the company in this section lie between-the  properties of the Royal Collieries, controlled by A. C Flumerfelt and H.��N.  Galer, and .the holdings of; the Gait  company. Messrs. Flumerfelt atad  Galer are now making- arrangements  for sinking two shafts on their property,  the seam pf which continues through  the Colfax property. : This- section is  apparently showing-some of the" besf  domestic coal in the whole country, a  higlrgrade'ilignite which as the Gait  coal shows, contains 25 per cent per  ton more than the other domestic  coals. .  ,.. ,        I  The other block owned l_y the Col  fax company comprises 2560 acres  and'is 40 milesiip'jhe. Elkr.ver.._a_l  joining the C. P. R. coal areas."Here  the proposition is a different one, th^  coal of'the'district /being asfirst class  steam^and.---_-k.nK*.-^ seams  have been-encountered~on -the property, the largest being 75 feet, and- the  pitch of. the seam being 45 degrees.  The value of the latter fact is better  appreciated .when .one considers that  the pitch of ttfe'mam^seam of ;the International company's property is 35  degrees,-and~th.l..-.J_��_:__P.:_l9.- J^1^ln?  most cheaply mined coal in "the  country. :.   .    '  Both Messr*. Manly and" Miller  speak in the highest terms .of-.the  splendid; management of the International, the thorough efficiency ;of  which is an eye opener to thosefwho  are familiar with coal matters.  It is evident that rapid development  of the Elk river country is going tbtbe  witnessed. The C. P. R: and G. NMR.  both have engineers in the-field up;the  Elk river, and plans are beingicon  sidered for a route to Calgary wWcK  will shorten the. distance front the  Crow's Nest by nearly 100 .miles.-.-.-  PalrDties, 1907.  Washington    State,    North    Vakima,  Sept. .23. to 2S.  Centra! Canada, Ottawa, Sept. 13 to.,21.  Dominion, Sherbrooke, Que.,. Sept. 12  to 4. .  Canadian National, Toronto, Ont.,*A.ug.  26H0 Sept: 9.  Fredericton    Exhibition, JFredericton,  '.-N...B., Sept.���i.4 to,21.   Nelson, Sept.. i8,. 19,and 20.  Ke!ownarSept,-19^ind-2o.  Kamloops, Sept..19,' 20, 21.  Armstrong, Sept. 24 and 25.  Vernon, Sept. 16, 17, .18.  Salmon Arm,-Sept.'30-to- 0ct. 1.  Agassiz, Sept. 2.  Mission, Sept. 17.  Chilliwack, Sept. 18 and 19.  Delta, Sept. 20.and 21.  Spokane Inter-State, Sept. 2>3-Oct. 5.  Surrey, Sept: 24.  Kaslo, Sept^24 and 25.  Victoria, Sept. ^4 to _j 8.  Langley, Sept. 25.  Maple Ridge, Sept. 26.  Coquitlam, Sept .27.  Richmond,Sept.-8 and-9.  Central Park, Sept. 26 and, 27.  Provincial, New Westminster, Oct.   1,  2. 3. 4. 5-..  Piratical  Squadron.     -  If that $29,000,000 is collected/rom;  the Standard Oil Company, it is ?;sug-j  gesfed that it might (be .used to build  battleships, to be christened .-after' the  men at the head of. thermonoply. What  a piratical squadron it would be. ;Thej  Jolly Roger might represent- H. H:  Rogers, the John 1). and the Arch  Bold would be dangerous, and7the  Harriman certainly would never be  afraid of water, even far from Wall  Stieet. Their ensign would be a  hymnbook from a Cleveland Sunday  school, a ticker upon a yellow field  rampant, with the motto underneath:  "The public be damned."���Mining  and Scientific Press.  THI-  STRATHCONA  NELSON,  li. C.  R. Q. WEBB, Proprietor.  The leai? Hotel of tie Hooters  Special Rates to Commercial Men  ��� G**od<Sample-_-OOins.  Ore Taaoflie tor SotHh___l Koolenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending August 24, 1907,  and the year to date, in tons  SHIPMENTS.  DISTRICT. WELK. YEAR.  East  of Columbia  River           3,007 85,193  Rossland         5,316 173.872  Boundary 22��4'5 761,798  Total  ..     ...  30.738   1  ,020,863  SMELTER  RECEIPTS.  SMELTER.  WEEK.  YEAR.  Grand Forks  7.695  4��5.554  Gieenwood   7,620  219,822  Boundary Falls ...  5,806  116,974  Nelson  34  11,199  Northport         63.645  Marysville   600  20,406  Trail   5.32 7  ���49.349  Total ...    ..  27,072  986,943  All   previous  records  at   C. P. R.  mountain hotels have been broken this  (���season'.  fiEOLOGYOF  Ore In The Primary  State.  G.  E.   Walker;   of   Boston.  Makes Observations.  Following are some general-remarks  made by ,G. L. Walker���,geologis|,., o��  Boston;;, regarding ore fopmations.* iri  tthe -., Boundary, -. after- a . visit i,; to -this  district:  There is evidence that the coppeir  ore deposits of :the! Boundary -were  formed in a comparatively recent ged-  logical period. The ore is in its  primary or original state. There is  not as much secondary enrichoienti  oxidation ^nd'ileachingSin.'theiehtire  district as may be found in one acre of  ground in Butte,'Globe or'Bi��bee. If  is a safe estimate that 99% of all the  copper being.mined.by, the three leading companies occurs in chalcopyrite  form. This mineral 'comes to the very  surface, and in one instance I saw it  protruding, when the dirt had.been removed-from ian ore deposit. (  In a few places the ore 'show?  weathering to a depth of a few inches,  and" aziirite, vmf-lacbite,*. bqrinite and  other mineralsi Of copper^: occur in very  small quantities. Three theories are  advanced by different geologists to ex,  plain this absence of secondary enrichment: First; the. ore: is bf-.very: recent  occurrence; second, the cold climate is  opposed to rapid oxidation, and leaching; third, leaching did occur previous  to the recent glacial period, and? the  capping and secondary enrichment  zone were ground off by the glaciers,  leaving the primary ore exposed' It  is probable that all three factors, contributed to bring about the condition  which now exists.  ' The absence of secondary enrichment accounts for the very low grade  of the Boundary ores.: On' the-:other  hand, it simplifies the mining and  smelting, and contributes to the invest  ment character of the mining; enterprises. There is good reason'; for the  prediction that all the mines operating  iii the district a generation hence will  be.handling-ore which will :yield.within  r to 2 pounds of copper and' 10 to 20  cents- per- ton- ingold-and-silver-of-what  are being secured today. The ore  bbdiesf are being' minejd; already! j about  as deep as they goj their position," as a-  rule, being, more on less.-/flat, and all  the way-from. the surface to a depth of  1,000 feet. Were it snot ;for tbe, fact  that the ore is, usually' 26b" of rriore  feet thick, itE--cami-Kori_;ontal"~pOSttlOtt  would 1 operate Hagainst :lowijmining  costs.:  Because of; the uniform character of  the Boundary ores, it is possible that  some method'' of water or magnetic  concentration may eventually be used  before, smeltingrrtherpby -:grea..y re"  diicirig production costs.  The ideal way to operate the Boundary mines would be to smelt all the  ore in one plant.-thus" economizing in  management, clerical forces, laboratories, sampling mills;- traveling s expenses, freight, 1 and in many other  directions. The logical outcome of  conditions developing here nowr will be  an ultimate consolidation of the seyerkl  operating companies. Notwithstanding  alUthree companies are? strong enough  to:., go alone, the^vwouldn do better  united.  The Electric Aje.,  Just astheNirieteehth Century iwas  the Age of Steel* the Twentieth Century, in its beginning at least, is i the  Age of Electricity, and electricity! demands copper in ever increasingyquain-  tities. For the last six decades of the  Nineteenth Century, says the Copper  Handbook, published by,-Horace J.  Stevens, of Houghton, Michigan,! the  production of the leading metals increased at the rate ��� of almost (exactly  6^_ per cent., compounded yearly; but  in the last decade of the century, copper left the other metals behind,land  for fifteen years past the average ratio  of irffcrease in copper production has  been 8 per cent, compounded yearly.  This difference of onlyione and ones  half per cent, in the ratio of yearly increase, may seem small, but like the  fable of the horse's shoes, for which  sthe first nail brought a penny, andeach  nail thereafter was doubled in price,  the cumulative results are surprising,  and at the end of fifteen years have  run into hundreds of millions 1 of  dollars. In 1881, a quarter century  past, the world's production of copper  was 163,000 long tons,* worth an .average of 18 cents per pound, giving a  total value of- $65,000,000, in round  figures, while at the- present moment  the copper mines of the world are producing at the rate of nearly 800,000  tons per annum, worth, with copper at  a little more than twenty cents per  pound, one million dollars for everyday in'the year, or at the rate of $365,-  000,000 for 1906���an increase of almost five-fold in the world's copper  bill,-in a quarter of a:century. With  electricity finding new uses daily and  with a rapid extension of electric  energy for ��� power, traction, and many  other employments, there is small hope  that the poor old world will be able to  curtail its copper bill to any important  ,��xtent; and every reason to believe  I that,. the ����� world's copper, ten years  hence, will cost considerably more  than the world's iron and steel cost ten  years- ago.  FOR ROCK DRILLING  To Be Large Feature at  Spokane Fair.  ������'��� A new departure tit the Spokane Iri-  terstate Fa^,���tjv be' jbeld ,m .Spokane  frori. September"23*10 October 5, wili  be rock drilling contisis, for which an  aggregate of.$ 1250 in [irizes is being  oft&pd. There ml\!bv two-' contests,  a double and sirigie handed drill! For  the 'double han_led'contest a prize ..I  $ijoo will' be 'awarded, $500 going to the first man,1 $250 to ihe  second,'andt;i$i'50'itg-third. In the  single-;handed.contest $250 will be  given as first .prize and $100 lor second  prize. The following conditions will  govern the contest :*  Cpiripetit,on!is op,<.��<to all; entries  close on'September 23 at noon; an  entrance fee of $15 P" nian will be  charged^n each1 contest;'< and $to of  this'will'bereturried'to each man who  ' drills. 'Any cone ��� .entering and not  'drilling w.lNorfeit:er_tire'entrance fee.  Time allowed in two hand contest will  be 15 minutues. and in single hand  contest will be 1 o.minutes. All tools  .rpust be furnished by contestants, drills  for tjwo-handH contest to caliper 7-8  inch at bit and point tliree inches back  of bit; drills for single hand contest to  caliper 3-4 inch at bit and at point  three inches-back1 of bit. Any weight  hammer allowed. One assistant will  be allowed to each team in two hand  contest and to each contestant in  single hiarid contest1, but under no  circumstances is assistant allowed to  assist in changing drills.' Contests will  take place at any time between September 23 and September 30 at  option of fftir management and will be  put on'either day time or evening.  The recent Fourth of July contests  at Wallace and other ��� points in the  Coeur d'Alenes have generated a great  deal of rivalry, and,every mining town  in the Coeur d'Alenes is expected to  be represented. Towns in British  Columbia are also expected to furnish  candidates for honors in the drilling  contests,-and this new departure on  rJhe part of the fair management will  no doubt be a strong drawing card.  All contestants will be notified by  the.management in,.plenty of time to  be present when (the contests are  started. At least a dozen teams are  expected to enter in each of the  events.  r Church Services Tomorrow J  : Methodist���rSunday: School at 2:30  p.,-m; evening .service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday, evening/ prayer, meeting and  choir: practice. A courdiah invitation to  all, these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  WfaitUker.  ���'-St:"Arldfews' 'Presbyterian Church  'Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30.' p;! m.:-Sanday school and Bible  ciass at" 1 d:oo"k m:��� rA ��ara___l-u.��ioot����  to'all. Rer. 'Samuel ;I_undie, Pastor.  Cathblic-���Church: of' Our Lady of  the Good Coiins'el.���Divine Service  every 2nd and'4th "Sunday of each  month. H61y!Mass|io a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M;I.fPastor  Remedy (or Diarrhoea, Never Known to Pall.  "I. want :to i_ay ia-few words for  Chamberlain's Colic,'. Cholera and  'Diarrhoea Remedy.1 I.have used this  preparation in my family for the past  five years and have-iirecommended it  to a number of people in York county  and have never known- it to fail to  effect a cure in any I [instance. I feel  that I'can not say too >much for the  best remedy of-the kfari? in the world."  ���S. Jemisok, Spdjjgi Grove, York  County,' Pa. Thisieonedy is for sale  by all druggists.  GETTHiBEST  . The New and\  Edition Contains  25,000  New Words  New Gazetteer of the World  with moro tbim Ki.OOO titles, based on tho  latest census returns.  New Biographical Dictionary  cnntalnliiHr the niunc- of ovor 10,000 noted  persons, dato of birth, death, eto.  Edited 1)>--W. T. IIAHKIS. Ph.D., LL.D..  U n i ted Stiitea Coniml83luiier of Education.  2300 Quarto Paces  Nb. PtfttN.        6000Illu- trmtion-. Rich Blndlnfl.  NeededinEv^pyHome  Also Webster'* Collegiate Dictionary with  iu_Pag-_. X400Illustrations. Size: 7xxoxs?��in.  A Special Thin Paper Edition De Luxe  {. priiiti'il fr_mtlie*Am�� pint,-- _�� r-^ulKr pdltlon.   It  tiu, liin}��w��orina^ToODdor>riier_.ll3l-_:-.��xXHxl!. In.  FREE, '* A Test in Pronunciation,"instructive and etrterttiininer.  ��  Also illustn-ted pamphlets.  G___.C.   MEHLMAM   CO.,  Publishers. Springfield, M��i.  NOTICE.  Ia tbe matter of the I and Registry Act, and in  thcmatter,0( tho Titleor^ot 6. Block 11 and Lot  -., Brock 13, 01<"tronsldt'S subdivision (Map 60),  Town of Pnoenii, B.r.  WHERBAS the Cts'tificate of -title ot J_>hn C.  Bkadlbv being Certificate of Title No 45JSB hit*  been lost or destroyed, and application has becti  made ios. a duplicate thcieof. NOTICE I._  I1MKKBY GIVEN that a duplicate Ccti&cate of  ���iMtle to the above hetcdltantenta will be issued  ��t the eipUation of one M<mth from the date  hereoi^uolesn in the menutioie valid objection to  contrary ia made to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  Land Reftbtfy Qttcc   " .      I)J9ferict��Begl��trar.  Kamloops, B.C..  July ��6-h,1907.  UNITED STATES SENATOR  FROM SOUTH CAROLINA:  PRAISES ?PE-RU-NA.  Ex-Senator M. C. Butler  Dyspepsia Is Often Caused By Catarrh  tf the Stomach���Peruna Relieves Catarrh of the Stomach and Is Therefore m  Remedy For Dyspepsia.  Hon. M. 0. Butler, Ex-U. S. Senator from South Carolina for two  terms, in a letter from Washington,  D. 0., writes to tho Feruna Medicine  Co., as follows:  "/ can recommend Peruna tor  dyspepsia and stomach trouble.   I  have been using your medicine for  I a short period and I feel very much  I relieved.   It is Indeed a wonderful  medicine, besides a good tonic- "  CATARRH of the stomach Is the correct name  for  most  cases of dys-  pepala. In order to cure catarrh of the  atomaoh the catarrh must be eradicated.  Only  an Internal   catarrh remedy,  ���OOh M Peruna, Is available.  >_rana exactly mnets the Inchcatlom.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  .(New Edition Issued No-embir 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geology, 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 of 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  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper "mines" and riom"-  -parrics in all-parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance ol  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,  MICHIGAN.  Cheap rates from   all   points  in ONTARIO  and   MARITIME   Provinces,   on   sale  daily  Sep_.ll0c_.31  Unexcelled Servici', Fast  Time, Through Sleepers and  Tourist Cars, Two Trans-  Continental Trains Daily in  each direction  Toronto,   Guelph,    Gait,  Owen Sound, London,  Windsor, Detroit  to  PHOENIX  $39-45  MONTREAL  OTTAWA  HALIFAX  $46.10  44.85  56.40  Rates to other Ontario points and  Maritime provinces quoted on application to Local Agent, or  J. MOE, E. [. COVLE,  D. P.  A, A. 0.  P.  A.,  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  A pencil murk here t  is a reminder thatvoilrauli-  Beription to this paper is  now past due, and tlie publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.       J��__T"  __f__r__r_S_5_S___H52_r^^  .a.  In  1 -m��4      -   w-/%M  i   *_��� ��������������*  ���*��*�����������*��������*<�����������������#����*��*��������*-**�����������*��.����������������*�����*���*.  ��� Having installed, at large expense, the only ice making machine   in .:  I the Boundary, we are prepared to make  delivery  of this   fine ���  : product, made from PURE SPRING WATER. Also, natural :  I ice in anv quantity. j  ��� '  ��� - ��� '..'���-. ��� .     ���  j        Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER 8c SONS, Prop��  Otlice aii'l Brewery, Banner St. ;.  Phoenix, B. C.  :  Drink P_h_Oeni__C Beer and have the Best.  -_r__5__3_______B_��__r__^  -j  1 Best. j  DOHIMHN. AND PROVINeiAL EXHIBITION  Sept. 2nd to M.hJW ��Sherbrooke, Que.  SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS  AND EIGHT MEDALS  GENEROUSLY DONATED  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  FOR PRIZES ON  BUTTI-R AfND   CHEESE  Thip makes u total of over_$3000,R_ven bvl.the Eastern.'Tov. ria hips.Bank ior  the al>ove piirpore during the past.Five years to encourage the.Fanners and .promote,the Dairy Industry of Canada. For particulars  governing competition, a|<ply to W.M.TOMI_TN80N, :.-,  -'Exhibition'Secretary, Sherhrookip, Que  We   have   a hi'gu stock of tlie  celebrated  And can Promptly Fill all-'Orders  THE BEST BOTTLEDtBEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co.  JAS. McCREATH, Proprietor.  +  s  Dominion Ave., Cor.Banner St  ����9 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.  D. J. McDonald. Prop.  A Share of tbe Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  B-u i__.--t.ex  Offers  Special Rates East  Midsummer Tourist Excursions on  Aiig. 5, MO, Sept 11,12,15.  Fare Round Trip  Halifax $103.00  St. Johns    96.20  Quebec,    91.20  Ottawa, 86.15  Toronto 66.20  Long limits with stop over privileges.  For particulars as regards rates and routes, address,  W. X. "PERKINS, Agent, Phoenix, B. C  Chicago $66.20  St.  Paul  54.70  Winnipeg, 51.30  Port Arthur,  56.30  St. Louis, 66.20  _��.'-'  .^ ,_3_,._^>-3?.___&_._$. _S-g_8_ted  __3_.._-&_-3-..._S_ .3. .Ss .3vf  -^.-^.-^.-^_^.-r^.���a  ��6c  Phoenix  ?*>  A \ Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to be the  ' * leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of South-  p \    eastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  f* ^ Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  f ^    everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  ^ j $2.50, and more than one of its readers subset ibes for two,  (, \    three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  p & Pioneer Pub. Co.,  Plioeuix, B.C.  _. ��. moth���We hBve��lewCopie��oftheUHlPIONBKR ANXUAHett, price -scents  P   ^ each ,ora copy will be sent free to a uew subscriber.  a*** ���_r_,<n.>--r_.^r-_g-._-____9iH,8J��L.^ai.jg-&L.&-./Z-.l  4  ���V'i,  - fll  Mi  *M  1  ��� 'v-sf'fiifer  ���im  ���7#^,  ��� _:.sil.?..;f'  mwm  >��:i.ft'.'^i'|  ^v  i  .if  y  ���: .  ."��� ;#"-'  i  "ffcy*.  ��� '���',  -j "k  ^.-���_  y^--w  :'iMy  ��� ���':���: \ S_;T.- *f !>! *���>  Inn  * ?  w p*  *<.  _��ti  1>_.<  I'-  ' _! ,  ? .r:"  I;  ...  f.  . '   ' ��  K->{ I,  __P- 'filJk.'  If I  mi  mm  4&*t  I.-  ft-f  '!_ "  Iff  r?  1-4  1^  v  M  II "1  ���..-  c'HE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  SHARP ��. IRVINE CO  Member of Spokane Stock Exchange.  J08 Wall St. Spokane, Wash.  We offer for Mile tlie following stocks subject to iimrk^t  flnctuatioiiB  and  prior sale.    ]f von wish to buv at the prices named, use tin- wire.  30 to   500 B. C. Copper   -!0 lo    600 Dominion Cov\>vr   100 lo 1000 International 6<u!   lOO'lo 1000 Albeita Coal   200 to 1000 GalLniiMi Coal    500 to 5000 Nicola Con! Mines, Ltd.   500 to 6000 B. <;. --Amalgamated Coal.   500 to 2000 -Rambler ..- ���   Coeur d'Alt-ne Stocks��� Will Sell  1000 Copper King., i;;......    .?>08 .;,     1000 Reindeer.......".....  1000 Happy Day..'... ...        .06 1000 Missoula Copper   1000 Monoitor         .27 }000 Charles Dickens ....  .AAA  .i       j .o 1000 Idora   1000 Alameda. ��        .12     .   l -M Oom Puui_   1000 Snow-shoe...        .2. ,.000 V/Vst Nine Mile........  We believe now is the best time to buy all stocks  for  they are  . below their real value.  $0.00  5.85  .Slf.  .15  ._7  .05  Bid  .25^  .oey,  .12H  .23.._  ... .13',  .41  ... . -o3>._  selling far  ��g In and Around Phoenix  jl                 BRIEF TOPICS   OF   LOCAL  AND   GBNKRAL "g  INTEREST   TO   PHOKNICJANS. ���** &  ^*_.._.__ ' ���    _''' ____  pf ���"io.t.ooi     IU    fHOMNICIANS. "^ ����  Dr. Mathison. dent ist.  Rani,  ri^m.  I     r-_ ������__-....  v Card of Thinks  On behalf of myself and family, I  wish to extend to friends and citizens  of Greenwood and .Phoenix, our sincere: tHariks for the many kindnesses  and expressions of sympathy during  our late bereavement.  (Signed), F. C. Bucki.kss.  teadlfif Hotel of Boundary's toidlti.  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  I September ioth to 14th, inclusive.  Dry wood   in  car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  ^Before buying your furniture else  where, call on R. J. Gardner.  Wax-choppers wanted.    Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  .Prescriptions  carefully prepared   at)  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  New and Dp-to-dafe  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Koomn,  Corner Knob IIIU Ave,, and -.rat St.,  PHOENIX, H. C.  * I. *  MeMASTER  Proprietor.  IE  See our beautiful display of Mission  Chairs and Rockers.���N. Binns.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  This week, H. A. Black, the jeweler,  installed a mammoth safe in his es  tablishnien..  Public school opened last  Monday  morning on schedule time, John Simpson,   B. A,,   the  new   principal,   and  Miss Wall, the junior instructor, being  .on hand.  Hotel   '  -:      ���   ���        ��� _ 0  The Only-First-Cfass^and Up To-  Date  Hotel   in   Phoenix.   New  from cellar to roof.    Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms  -Steam   j*    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  ���;      ~jy--.���-_ ���"���"��   ������ i-jaxco>&_  Under New Maiiag-errient  Hotel  Exfea-hre PrepcrailoH for Labor Dav.  The unions oft the   Boundary have  ��� been making large preparations for the  j Labor Day picnic, in which   they will  join   at  Curlew   lake  next   Monday.  An elaborate programme has been prepared, with good cash prizes hung up,  and it is anticipated   that   2,000 persons    will   take    advantage    of, the  occasion   for   an   outing.    A  special  train on the C- P. R.  will leave the  several towns  as   follows,  arriving at  Curlew lake at   n  a.m., and leaving  there at 8.15 p.m. on the   return   trip:  Midway���7.00   a.m     Fare   $2.80,  Children $1.80; Boundary Falls���7.15  a.m.    Fare   $2.75,   Children   ��1.75;  Greenwood���7.20 a.m.    Fare $2.45,  Children   $1.60;    Eholt���7.50    a.m.  Fare $2.00, Children"$1.40; Phoenix  ���7.15   a.m.    Fare   $2.60,  Children  $1.65; Grand Fprks-^8.45 a.m.   Fare  $i;oo, Children  75c; Danville���9.30  a.m. : Fare 75c, Children  50c; Curlew��� 10.30 a.m.    Fare 40c, Children  20c.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For sale, dresser and washstand, in  good order.    Apply at Pioneer office.  For bachelors, we have Iron Beds,  Springs, Mattresses, Camp Cots and  P1II0V.S.���N. Binns.  Miss Howe's piano raffle has been  postponed till next Tuesday, September 3d, at the Royal Billiard Parlors.  The   subject   for   Sunday   at   the  Methodist church will   be "Labor and  its Rights."    Music will be appropriate  1 to Labor Day. . '  Lost���Between Idaho mine and  Granby glory hole, large bunch of keys  on ring. Reward of $5 to the finder.  Bring to the Pioneer office without  delay.  There was a large audience at the  OldeTime Concerte at the Presbyterian church last week Friday. The  programme was much enjoyed and  about $50 was the net result.  Becoming frightened at the gazoline  [saw in   operation  on   Aetna  avenue,  Thursday morning, D.   L   McElroy's  four-horse stage team turned suddenly  around and bolted, bringing  up  on a  stump and throwing Mr. McElroy out,  for whom it was a narrow  call.    Ten  dollars repaired the damage'to the rig,  Albert E. Alexander, the Great Northern  brakeman,   who  was  internally  injured at the;. Great  Northern   wreck  near Denoro last week, and  has  been  at the Alexander hotel here, is steadily  improving and is able to be about this  week.     Brakeman  Vredenburg,  also  thrown of at the same time,   had  the  bones of one hand broken,   and   they  are now healing.- Both went to   Spokane yesterday.  For Sale���First-class milk cow, with  three months'old heifer calf, $75. A  bargain. Apply to T. Hardie, Hartford Junction, B. C.  5iSSSZS^S^SSSSdStlSSSiSSSSS35ZSc  FOR SALE  HOTEL  BAR and STABLES  Westbridge, B. C  Directly on permanent mirviS.v  of Midway ami Vernon railway,  which runs through  property.  Hotel    partly    furnished,   and  stable    room    for   22- horses.  .   Ground includes 5 lots, and . is  best location in the district.  At  the   bridge at junction of the  two rivers.   Finest fishin. and  hunting in British Columbia. A  snap if taken at ouce. Apply to  HUGH REED  Phoenix," B. C. :J  ���SS2S2SSSS5ZSdSSSZSiSiS2SZ5SSZSZ52S  ���3SZ��E5SSSSZSS52S2ScS2S2S^SBSZSZSSS  tateit Mining Stock Quotations.  DIAMONDS  We have a large assortment of new  Stones, both loose and mounted, for your  inspection. Mounted goods include all  styles Rings, Stick Pins, Brooches, Bracelets, etc., quality Guaranteed as represented, prices that will stand comparison.  SEE OUR  DISPLAY  WINDOW  _   /*  E.A. BLACK,  *. The  Knob Hill Ave.  Jeweler j*  Phone No.  68.  *_* HOTEL    U-NIOrsT^  EHOLT,   BiC  I The  best conducted  Hotel  [ BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  in   the most  important  Boundary,  >v.   s  railway   town   in   the  .   TOK.NKY,   !�����(���,  i-_��i. ���       Among the Railway Men.  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  *    _ rf f I  Conducted in First-Class shape  Special attention' to dining  room  well   furnished rooms  Domloioa Aveaac -    ���  Choice stock of Irrigating5goods.  Large, - airy   and  Pboealx, B C.  Uncle Jim Hill should imitate the  C. P. R., and give his passenger coach  on the l'hoenix branch its semi-annual  wash.  Copper Stock-  Are Dow��.  In sympathy with the prevailing  dullness to the eastern money markets,  all shares of all kinds are now at a low  level, and the Boundary copper stocks  have acted in sympathy with the others,  reaching lower levels than have been  noted in the last year.  Dominion Copper was selling in  New York and Boston this last week  from $4.56 t6"$5.5bi_er share. * ___.:._..  Copj er sold at from $6.50 to $7.50;  Granby at from $100 to $105. and  Consolidated from $100 to $110 per  share. Three of these companies are  paying regular dividends at from 10  per cent upward, and the third is likely  to do the same before long, and every  one of them have well supplied   treas  Reported by B. B.   Mighton   & Co.,  Nelson.B.C. Corrected to Aur. 28,1907.  ail> _>8KB_>  .39 .42  The C. P. R. is now bringing  mails  into Phoenix on   freight trains���when   --����� ��'^"'��ve wen supplied   treas-  some one forgets to put it on the  pas-   uries, peeping a liberal surplus on hand  senger train at Eholt. for,, almost /any   contingency,    With  copper at even  1.8. cents  per  pound,  discon^ _tJ_____.canjnake._fe:(.ood profit,������--'"������'  Alberta Coal and Coke  Alameda .........       .10  B.C. Copper .....:..-. 7.50  Chas. Dickens........        .10  Cons. Smelters....... 110.00  Dom in. Copper....... 4.00  Granby .:............ 100.00  Gertie.........:......       .10^  Galbraith Coal....... .25%  International Coal  .89  Idora........ '..- .08%"  Nabob............... .15  North Star.....;..... .10  Oom Paul  .24  Rambler-Cariboo..'... .26^  Sullivan ........  .11  Stewart ........ 1.74  Snowstorm.... .... 2,70  Snowshoe.    ' .18  .10)4  8,00  .24  120.00  5.00;  120.00 ;  .11  ,27  .92  '     .09  .19  .12  .31  .27%  ���ll.^-  1.85  2.78  .20  Coppei.  Capital 1,500,000 Shires.       Par Value .1.00.  Keep your pipe sweet ami clean with a pine cleaner  UKJih,���Ask for one 11 lien yon pass  The Great Northern has^uisvon^  tinued taking-ourore on" fhe"passenger  train 'rom Phoenix, much to the relief  of many travellers.  C. P. R. passenger trains into, the  Boundary were late Wednesday, oiying  to a wreck of a freight train at Westley,  along the Columbia river, necessitating  transfers.  ��������� Ne>   line of - '" *  prPES aivo i>c.>tjcAi-Es  Something NEW in CORNCOB .."Latest No, elt.es.  Benson  Complete line of  ancCHedges   Cigarettes**  WhvPmokeinfeiorCigarettes when you can.pnrcl.ase the .entmned  B. &-K. at the wr^ ,uice. *J5rom 15c. to 65c a boxe  of ten  Also in tins of fifty ami one hnn'dre.l.f  PIIOINE  ioehix:jream  LIMITED.  With the newest and most modern machinery,.��.. are n<>��-  ft   position to handle the  largest or  smallest or.ier..  wit!' dispatch and tit the lowest possible pure1-.  When the Great Northern wrecking  crew had finished on Tuesday picking  up the last spike at the scene of the  recent   smash-up,     below    Glenside,  ur u Came t0 Proceed to Boyd's,  Wash., where some cars of ties and a  car of blister copper had been scattered  over the landscape that day.  W P. Tterney & Co, contractors  for the Kettle Valley lines up the  North Fork, where 20 miles have been  graded and built, to save the charter  and subsidy, are understood to have  received orders to prepare for grading  on the extension of the road fiom  Republic to Spokane, a distance of  some 180 miles. The C. P. R. is  generally understood to be behind the  line.  There has' not been a better time  this year to secure real bargains in  Boundary copper shares, and it. is  understood that not a few are taking  advantage of the situation.  Boundary Side Ug_.s J  r  Phone No. 25  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt"attention to all ordeis  A.. fc_,,McfiEJHZIE; Manager.  Dominion Ave., - .   s* _������'���'  " Phoenix, B C.  . Built Bridie io Two Weeks. .  Porter Brothers' bridge gang* which  has been here two weeks, pulled out  yesterday for Chapaca, on the boundary line, near the railheaid of the  V. V. & E. Similkameen "extension.  While in Phoenix the gang ;of some  20 men, under foreman Alex Kennedy,  with R. S.  Tilsoin as timekeeper, put  in the trestle on the -. Great Northern's  Victoria   shaft   spur  for-the Granby  mines.    This   trestle is  exactly   513,  feet long, the highest point being 42  feet above a  branch   of- Twin  creek.  The timbers all had. to be framed here  before  beingfpitfi in   place,   and considering  the  rainy  days  of late, excellent time has   been "made   by   the  crew.     The  contract  was   done   by  Porter & Stewart.  'I he crew will now proceed co the  putting in j of the, permanent bridge  over the Smilkameen crossing of the  line, at a point six miles above Chapaca, known as Armstrong's crossing.  Here there will be,, three Howe truss  spans, two of 87j��.feet each and one  of 150 feet, over the main river. Con-1  slruction trains are, now running over  on false workr This false work went  out once1 in May during the high water.  About two weeks will be required to  complete the spans.  500 Railroad Laborers  WANTED   AT ONCE  At Fernie,   B. C.  for   the  Crow's   JSr.es.t_Southern Ry. Extension'.'  HIGHEST WAGES PAID~~~ ~^"  Teamsters, Scraper Holders  '      and Station Men. ;'���  Information  Upon  Which  YOU  Can Rely ==========  1. Expert J.F.Rice.of Spokane, says, ''Th�� Carney Copper Group  ha��, possibly tht. best surface shoeing nf Copper ore. in the   Pi.-  ' trict. [Coour d'AI��npH.]  ,2. The Eminent Expert, Geo. Hewson, of New* York, in his report  on the Coeur d'Aieriee, savs, "A fairMirface t-fmwiiiK in place.  has never yet- failed with depth."  5. The Carney Copper nag more than 30 feet of ore opened up at 10  feet depth.  4. The Carney Copper Co. owns 8 claims and 3 friictlcns.  S.Tlie Carney Copper Co, owns water power a.i��l riglitH.wori.li $2">,00--.  6. A test shipment of ore is being made.  7. A 1 drill gasoline compressoi has just been  installed nnd   .  fet-t  more will De made per day.  8 The Northwest corner of the group is within 260 feet of the  Northern Pacific railroad. '  9."Supt.Car8on expects to cut the ore chute on the 500-foot level  in September,  10. The best people in the Coeur d'Alenes are promoting the Carney  Copper.  11. Only 26,000 shares to be sold at 17J-4 cents per share. "'*  12. The  management invites  prospective investors   to   visit   ami  thoroughly examine the property.  FREE   TRANSPORTATION    Will     be,  nished by applying to  fur-  A. GUTHRIE & CO.,  Fernie, B. C.  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.      ; Bank Block, Phoenix, H. C.  *���  j  Best Stock of  -O-  QUALITY  FIRST  Then   Price  That is the prouer order of things  111 considering a purchase of  JEWELRY  FURNITURE, RUG*. Etc  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional store House we can now  show  and  more varied stock than before  a   larger  BINNS  OR  us Stones  Ninety-nine people o'nt of a bun-,  dred must rely absolutely  PHOE  BAKERY  Having secured ,1 first class  baker, Tair. prepared to'deliver  promptly the best Bui-ad, C'akk  and Piiisl Satisfiaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  ?ho,.e.A55-     W.J.PrBndergast, Pr0p  The Anaconda News is appearing  regularly once more, after the editor  and proprietor taking a vacation and  visiting several coast cities.  j     Grand Forks district is making a try  I for the cup to  be; given  for the" best  fruit  exhibit at the Nelson  fair  this  year���-and should stand a good chance  of winning.  Last week Friday an entertainment  was given at the Eholt schbolhouse by  local talent, and the sum of $36 was  realized for needed improvements to  the building.  E. C Moe, acting  manager   of the  Eastern Townships Bank, at Midway, 1     noout one in twenty  0  has been transferred to Taber, Alberta,   inhabitants lives on charity  while Mr.  O'Brien, of Taber, arrived j  this week  to  assume charge   <Jf the  office.at Midway., ��� ..'  Grand Forksfruit lands are boonir  ing to such an extent that agents are  selling some of them in '-'Phoenix,.'"the  place where the mines, the payroll and  the 'comfortable, bank accounts are.  The speculation should be a good one.  mi     .sly  absolutely   on  the   person  who  carries them,  ''��� and the store where they  purchase..    ...;.,-.  Our aim is, and alwavs will be, to  sell no article which we cannot  . fully guarantee. The quality is  just what we represent it to be.  WATCH REPARING  A SPECIALTY  Paper-Tvde-l fl k    We can Ornish any  these three in*bV up-   n^m^^^11  ��f  to-date Job Department    I AC   fllOeniX   rlOiieGf  Aa    at*  JEWELER and OPTICIAN.  Phoenix, B. C.  Time Inspector for G. N. Ryj  Hottf fflterwt For Sale.  ' For sale, nay half interest in the  pioperty and business of the Summit  Hotel,'Phoenix,-as a going concern.  .L6cat(pn..'best'ih-the city,' Apply to  David Oxley, Phoenix, B. C.   McRae Bros., Ltd.  STATIONERS, ETC."._ ��=^  Fishing Tackle  Kodaks  Hammocks, Etc.  v \_i  Thfe Latest and Best in All Lines  Phoenix, B. C.  Knob Hill Ave.  ��� : A Few .facts.   ;���.,..,.���  About one in twenty of London's  y.  For every ton of gold coin in circulation, there are fifteen tons of silver.  f-./A.';";T_V Morrison's ' watch^repair department gives satisfaction.  Large rubies are ten times as yalu-  ^Ms.**? !t.l4raPr_ds of the same size. :  For Fraternity Puis and Rings, call j  at A. D. Morrison's.  The  Co., Limited.  Sntntnum Arnmur.  HEWITT.  ���*K,       I.IFK  ASH  ACCIDENT.  J. iVlathp^soin  3nguratteerlgient 5 g  COMM.s',0.^    LOU    TAK.XG   AKF ib.VVWS *   G'"VSS  " ^.r,?;,.^3E^03BN3_X-,  JB.C.  Ask^^ ��!^ar L^ter descriptive of thisgreat  .mine.   ;We think it wiU interest you.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shots  Ladies' and Chil  dren's Goods  MINING ��_1Ml INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWER 1082.  .-. NELBOK, B.  If Yo0 Want 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 Sf-iftS 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,  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  _l'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 St-its A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Colls  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Mens  of those  new  and   three  liars.  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  I  fe .>

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