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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 21, 1907

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 ,,,*��v'"*��,*'��to'.W*��'-.l��M>'WJ^^   AND   BOUNDARY! MINING JOURNAL.  Ninth Vkar  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER ai, 1907*  CONFIDENT OF A  FAVORABLE VOTE  _        1  Miners Balloted on New Wage Scale Wednesday.        'Y  !��'*���  UNTIL DECEMBER 31, WE OFFER  OUR  STOCK  OF   .    ,    .    .    .    .    .  CHRISTMAS  NOVELTIES  -".-  ' ^X'X''^'    .-.;';������., '. AT A "' y  Discount of 20 Per Cent.  This is a buna fide Sale of NEW GOODS purchased especially for Xmas  shoppers.  New designs in Rich Hand-Worked Cushions and Centre  pieces.  Japanese Embroidered Table Covers, Scarfs and Cushion  Tops'.  The very Latest Creations in Pincushions, Handkerchief  Holders, etc.    All offered at  20 PERCENT OFF RETAIL PRICE.  Come in and Make Your Selection of  XMAS GIFTS now, While the  Lines are Complete.  Result tfa Be Given Out Today���Hope "to Resume Work  ui:;* Monday.  ���/;,  /<..  Last Saturday evening the regular  meeting of PHoenix Miners' Union  No. 8 was held as usual, and the letter  from A. B. W. Hodges, local manager  of the Granby Consolidated, which was  sent through the disinterested offices  of a committee of the Phoenix Board  of Trade, was read and considered.  The contents of the letter were not  made public, but it is known to relate  to the proposed return of the men of  the union to work at the Granby mines  on the scale posted at the works, being  about 50 cents lower per day than that  in force when the mines closed on the  11 th of November.  The union appointed a committee,  consisting of John Mclnnis, M. C.  Wade nnd Jno. C. Halsey, to meet  Mr. Hodges and discuss the situation.  This committee went down to Grand  Forks Monday afternoon, met Mr.  Hodges and talked matters over, it  being understood that, after the committee reported back to the union, the  members would be given a chance to  record a referendum vote as to whether  the new scale should be accepted or  turned down.  A special meeting of the union~was  called for Wednesday evening, and it  is understood that from 300 to 400  men were there,! The committee that  went to Grand JForks reported, and a  number of speeches were made on the  subject uppermost in the mind of every  resident in the ^Boundary. . Following  that a secret ballot was had on the new  wage scale, witrijtbe understanding that  the result was not to be made public  till the next evening.  The commiHee in charge of the  ballots was Henry Heidman, M. C.  Wade and Walter Cook, but on account  of the influencer'that the lesult might  have on the decision of the Movie  arbitration, board, which was to meet  on Thursday, aB Nelson, the vote was  not given out at' once.  As the Pioneer went to press last  night, the resiijt was still unknown,  the officers off the union not yet being ready to. Announce it, but from  the expressions; heard locally, there  was a confident feeling that the vote  was largely in favor of resuming work  at the offeredi* scale, and ' that the  mines of the tifanby Co. would prob-  bably be working again by Monday  next. -1  PHOENIX FRUIT IN  THE OLD COUNTRY  COMING AND GOING  &&&&&&^^i^m  &  STILL IN THE RING  t ������� ��wt ^m ��wi ������� in��� 111 ��� w   ����� m ^���"���f��W"����->4W^��-|  \ i  1               The country may be a liltl >. dis- |  J           figured, temporarily, but   we   wish I  :           to assure our large   list of  (riends |  j          and patrons that we .\re   "Still   in 1  ;          the  Ring"  with  a  well   selected 3  I           stock of everything that is needful j  \          to keep body and soul together. J  (               Never mind   if  the   mines   are 3  j          closed for the time being.    It will j  I          not last for ever, and one of these |  days Phoenix  and  the   Boundary |  !           will be better than ever.     Put  on i  \          the "Smile That Won't Come Off," \  i          and bring your orders for J  I f  ! ^��.IM�� ���� ��������-.������� ����M������.M��.������-����-^��-��IM-��"����-��M*'�����*  Choice Family Groceries, Fruits,  and everything  in the  Hardware Line  To the firm that for more than  eight years  has been doing business at the  old stand in Phoenix.  ���if  mnn wompaojLt: KM  I  viz  f  f  W  S��  f  w  s��  ���s��  *  w  w  C. H. Mullin came in from Coulee  City, Wash., early this week.  Murdock Mclrityre visited I^urier  last Thursday on a business trip.  John Pierce left last week to spend  the holidays in and -around Montreal.  - Claud McAstocker caime in Monday  from a week's visit with his brother in  Nelson.  Dr. John A. Briggs is spending the  Christmas holidays with his father's  family in  New Westminster.  Charles H. Flood, proprietor of the  Hotel Dominion, got back from a  visit to Spokane on Tuesday's train.  D. L Mclntominey left Thursday  for Winnipeg, intending to spend the  Christmas holidays with his parents.  George W. Rumberger returned  Monday from a several weeks' trip to  outside points, including Spokane and  Regina, and the Coeur d'Alenes.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the B.  C. Copper Co., and A. B. W. Hodges,  local manager of the Granby Co.,  were visitors in Nelson Thursday.  Miss Morrin, of Montreal, sister of  John A. Morrin, has been spending a  short time in Phoenix on her way to  Vancouver.  George A. Smith went over to the  Cariboo-McKinney mine a few days  ago, where he will be in full command  for the present.  Dr. J. H. White, of Vancouver,  Methodist missionary for the province,  will arrive and be present at the church  service tomorrow.  Charles Bunting, A. E. Hardy,  and Lindsay Crossen, of Grand Forks,  were visitors here last Saturday, returning the next day.  John   Mulligan,    returned  Monday  from a three week's   visit to  Spokane,  where he says there  are literally   hun  dreds out of employment  and walking  the streets.  Miss Wall, junior instructor in the  public school, expects to leave for  Trail today, to spend the holidays at  home, being joined on the way by  her sister, who is a teacher in the  Trail school.  ��� P. H. Burnham, of Grand Forks,  district freight and passenger agent for  the Great Northern, was here yesterday. He did not place any credit in  the rumors that the road was thinking  of taking off its passenger service lo  Phoenix.  Boundary Mining Notes  ^mm$^M<^&-*  Work is being carried on with full  force at the Dynamo claim.  Developmenat the Croesus claims  said to be giving satisfactory results.  One man is now the sole employee  at the War Eagle in this camp���ihe  watchmen.  Drifting is now proceeding at the  2 25-foot level ofthe Crescent mine,  Skylark camp, about two and a half  miles below Phoenix, ten men being  employed under Supt. Feeney.  A car ol steel was received at the  Rawhide mine a few days ago, coming  direct from Pittsburgh.  The Dominion Copper Co. has now  about a thousand   tons of coke at   its  Boundary Fallsjsmelting works.  ���<*������'���'���  During the  month  of October  the  Granby Co. sent out  something like  90,000 tons lof.ore���one of the largest  months,in its bjjfqry.^  C. P. R. men in the extra gang are  now putting on the finishing: touches  to the new spur track for the Granby's  Gold Drop-Curlew, outlet.  A carload of concentrates from the  Cariboo-McKinney mine was recently  shipped from Bridesville, the nearest  railway point, to thesmeltei at Everett.  A shipment of 13 steel ore cars  was received at the Granby mines  diiect trom Pittsburgh, being for use al  the 400-foot level for the Victoria  shaft outlet.  Isaac Skidmore moved down to the  Lake mine, near the Crescent, last  week, and will look after the property,  which is owned by the Chicago &r B.  C. Mining Co., composed mostly of  Chicago men.  It is understood that the B. C.  Copper Co., when in operation, pays  the C.'P. R- about $10,000 per month  in freight accounts. The Granby Co.,  under the same conditions, pays to  both railways over $30,000 per month.  Thomas Russell and partners, who  located what is believed to be a vaiu-  able hematite iron ledge of mammoth  proportions this last summer in the  Sturgeon lake district of Ontario, has  received an offer to take an option on  it for a year.  This week the metals have been  gradually getting weaker in the world's  markets. Silver is around 53 and 54  cents per ounce, copper 1 2 }4 and 13  cents and lead about 3^ cents per  pound. They are evidently waiting  till after the holidays before taking an'  upward trend.  Owing to the uncertain situation in  the Boundary, as well as the low price  of copper, Boundary copper shares  have been rather weak ol late. B. C.  Copper is quoted from $4.00 to $4-50,  Dominion Copper around $2.25,  Granby from $70 to $80 and Consolidated M. & S.' from $70 to $90.  There was never a better time to buy  any of them.  Interesting Letter from Martin  Bun ell.  J. L Martin, of this city, who furnished a sample of "apples' to the display taken to England by Martin  Burrell last fall, has received a letter  from Mr. Burrell, telling of the excellent keeping of the fruit when unpacked in England. The letter' foi-  lows:"   . ���  Yorkj England,���'.  Dec. 2, 1907.  My dear Mr. Martin :������  I have just arrived here to exhibit a  portion of our B. C. fruit at the York  Cattle Show, having left London at  the close of the Royal Horticultural  Society's Exhibition. No doubt you  saw by the cablegrams sent to B.C.  Inst week, that we acheived very satisfactory results at that exhibition by  winning the gold medal and 12 other  silver and bronze medals. I am writing specially, however, to inform you  that the "Yellow Transparent" apple  sent to me at Grand Forks by yourself, retained its sound condition and  was quite firm when unpacked, by me  in London last Thursday. I gave it  the honor of a special place and attached a card with the words, "Grown  at Phoenix, British Columbia, at an  elevation of 4,700 feet above the sea  level."  Seeing that Phoenix varieties of  summer apples have such marvellous  keeping qualities, you will know what  to do with your hillside should the  mines play out.  With kind  regards to yourself, Mrs.  Martin and other Phoenix friends,  Yours sincerely,  Martin Burrell.  Like Qeltlng Money Prom  Home.  Quite a number of entries have been  made for the $10 cash prize, offered by  J. L. Martin, president ofthe  Carney  Copper Co., for the  best criticism of  the ud of the company now appearing  in the Pioneer���some  being from the  far  east,   the  middle  west  and from  nearer home.    There are no restrictions  on those who may compete, and some  one will receive a ten dollar  note that  will   be  mighty   easily  earned.    Any  one intending to compete should lose  time,   as  letters   must   bear postmark  not later  than   December  24th,   now  but  three days   distant    It  will   be  just like getting, money from home for  some individual���-the one  who, in the  opinion of the editor of the  Pioneer,  sends   in   the   best   criticism.    The  name,of the successful competitor will  be printed in next week's issue  of the  Pioneer.  j superintendent of the western agencies  ofthe bank,  COPPER COSTS  WERE HIGH  Comparison of Boundary Producers.  Did Not Get Full Benefit of ihe  25c. Market.  Boundary Side Lights  Tuesday night the mercury reached  five below zero in the Boundary creek  valley.  Half a million ties will be required  by the C. P. R. for its Boundary  branch next year.  County court was held in Greenwood this week, and a number of  minor cases were passed upon.  Tom Hardy, of Midway, has become a monopolist, now having the  only general store in his burg, since  absorbing Rendell & Co.  The Anaconda News failed to appear  as usual last week, owing to the editor,  Robert Keffer, having sustained a  sprain to his wriv. THs week's issue  begins the eighih  year of the News.  With the lowering   of   the   price  of  copper in the last six months   from 25  cents to 12 or 13 cents   per  pound, it  is of interest to note what  it   cost the  producers in the Boundary to turn out  the refined metal.    Particularly is this  the case when it is the geneial opinion,  seemingly, that the   price  of  the  red  metal  is   likely   to  stay   around   the  present quotations   for   some   time  to  come,   at  least.     vVhen   copper   was  bringing above 20 cents per pound, all  the   companies   here   and   elsewhere,  when operating to  full   capacity, were  making   excellent   profits, but   cutting  the price in half puts  a different  view  on the case.  According to the official annual report of the Granby Consolidated, it  cost that company for the fiscal year  ending June 30th last 10.13 cents per  pound to mine, smelt, refine and sell  its copper.  Newman Erb, chairman of the board  of directors of the British Columbia  Copper Co., Ltd., is quoted in New  York as saying that the cost of copper  f.o.b. at the Greenwood smelter was  not above io^4 cents per pound, but  that when refining and selling charges  were added, including freight to the  refinery, the cost was around the 1 2 %  cent level.  The normal cost of the copper of  the Dominion Copper Co. is figured at  \oY-z cents per pound, but for the  fiscal year ending July 3i.-t last, with  all the drawbacks encountered, it cost  the company approximately 14 cents  per pound to turn out its copper.  After the completion of its third furnace, on account of severe weather  conditions, coke troubles, etc., the  company hardly had a full month at  full capacity, but lost about three  months' time in the year.  The cost of producing copper by the  Consolidated Co. at the Snowshoe  mine is not given out, part of the ore  going to the Trail smelter and the  balance to Greenwood.  From tiie above it will be noted that  not one of the companies was able to  get anything like the full benefit ofthe  high price of copper in the last year,  due to the causes mentioned, which in  every case made the cost of production, owing to the relatively small  amount   of   ore   handled, abnormally  high.   Cure for Sore Nipples.  As soon as the child is done nursing, apply Chamberlain's Salve. Wipe  it of with a soft cloth before allowing  the cars to nurse. Many trained  nurses use this with the best results  Price 25 cents per box. Kor sale by  all druggists.  Well Deterved  Promotion.  A. B. Hood, manager ofthe branch'  of the Eastern Townships Bank in  this city, has been piomoted to a  similar position with the Grand Forks  branch. Mr. Hood has been located  in Phoenix over four years, and has  made many friends here. He leaves  to take up his new duties in a few  days. His successor here'.'_ has not  yet been announced,  , Wm. Spier, formerly manager of  'ofthe bank in Phoenix, and. for four  years in Grand Forks, has  been made  Curling Club Officers.  A few days ogo the Phoenix Curling  Club chose officers for the season; as  follows:''/ Y':-  President, John A. Morrin.  Vice-President, Capt. Geo: A. Smith.  Secretary-Treasurer, R. J. Gardner.  The enlarged curling rink is now in  good condition, the first games being  played this week. It is anticipated  that some trophies will, be offered in  the near future, and regular playing is  likely to be the rule from this on  through the winter.  A meeting of the members of the  club will beheld Monday evening, to  choose skips  and rinks for the winter.  The last of the Stewart lake party,  who have been putting in the summer  and fall in the upper part of, the province, have returned to Greenwood.  It's unfortunate' the popularity of  dime novels has waned, says the Grand  Forks Gazette. We have a certain  one man manufactory right here in  town that" could glut the market.  Have you read the story of the mountain lion?  Last week marriage licenses were  issued in Greenwood to Will Jess  Vradenburg and Mrs. Barbara Kate  Monsey, both of Phoenix, and also to  Edward-Marshall, of Eholt, and Addie  Oliver, of Phoenix.  I    SCAND1NAVIER!   |  ALLA SCANDINAVIER i Phoenix och  omnejd hermed Venhgen inbjudes att be-  vista foreningens Julfest. Andra Juldagen,  den 26 Dec. Julgran for barnen, och for-  friskningar. ���  PA DERAS EGEN HALL.  Styrblsen.  BEiOlNI>n[NiGiV "JAN.   I,  1908 8  We will conduct our business on a CASH BASIS.  All outstanding accounts must be paid by  December 31, 1907.  in Metal*  electrolytic. $12.-  ake. $13 (XI @  $13.25.  Bar Milver. fi2!-4  Load ; *S 35 @ *3.*15.  Spelter, $4.70 % $4.90.  Latest PrlccB  Nkw York���Copper  75 ������ ii* $13.00;  WE BUY the Best G-oods obtainable, paying CASH to get the BEST PRICE.  WE PAY all accounts PROMPTLY.  OUR PROFITS are based on Quality of  Goods, Services Rendered, and the  Cost of Doing Business.  WE GIVE as Much as Possible for the  Money.  WE WANT your Patronage, and Gash  Dealing enables us to give even  Better Satisaction than in the past.  WE THANK the public for past favors and  trust they will command when in  need of anything in DRUG LINE.  W.   A.   THRASHER  Prescription  Druggist  'Phone No. 16. Night Service  l*l\lr*y*wwwvvy*v>iwv*wvvv*&wwv*www\f*vvwv*v*e>i  Come in soon and see our Tremendous Display of  HOLIDAY GOODS, Bigger and  Better than ever.  Something for every member of the family, young  or old.    Come early while the assortment is complete.  M'RAE BROS.,  Headquarters for Santa Claus.  ,v,'l;;>-*��i'i4'ffi'yrl  Niistil  ������������������ Miip#ll  ������'i-lt'^'.fflii'^'ffil  Wm  ^YY5v&*Y  IliiS  XY��pm  Iff pi  yM ';*i-1  ���'^'������'���^liYY*  m  y;��y-  ! ������ Yl:'Y  \Y.l; m  ii  m  ��.i  f��  In No Other TEA Will You  Find the Great Strength or  Delightful Richness and  Fragrance of  IT'S WORTH ASKING FOR.  Sold in Lead  Packets Only  50c. lb.  B, C MINING  East Kootenay mines hava sent ont  55,000 tons of ore this year.  Mining in the coast districts is steadily expanding and growing in impnrtace.  A five years' extension  ofthe lead  bounty is  asked by the Nelson Board  of Traded."';':'-..":."-"'':' '���:"'������"��� '���'���',..: .';���..:  The Mille Mac mine, situated about  fiWHR TOOEHHC PrCSTEEBT.  DEMAND RESIGNATION  OF LIEUT-GOVERNOR  For    Contracting    For    Jap  Coolies.  At the regular meeting of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8, held last Saturday,evening, the following resolution,  introduced by a strong Conservative,,a  member of the union, was unanimously adopted and passed:  "Whereas, it has  developed in the  STANDARD QUALITY AlWAYS.  You get the very Finest Tea the World produces, Fresh from the Gardens, in the Sealed  Lead Packets���  ��..��i.��'��.:!��_ r        r.      'A-  "���������-icao, u nas   aeveiopea in me  welve miles from Burton City, expects  course of an inquiry by a Royal  coni-  to shin  from    three - to   five hundred   miss,'��� iWc*�� *u�� ~L.l ���r *?�� [.y"  to ship  from    three:  tons this winter.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Touroa!.  IMUKD CHIUTOKDAYII Vt TB��  PIONKER PUBLISHING CO.  at rHoimx, a. c.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaoch.  T.i,.k.���_ I BimIbcm office No, 14.  Telephone* j UMtg���.��� r<a,*aence. No. 15.  ���DMCBirrioHn in advancc.  Per Vetir ....................%t.oo  SI c Monthi..  1.25  Tothe United States, per year .���...._. 3.50  If vou a:e not a aubacr ber to thla paper, thli  la an Invitation to von to become oae.  Once again President Roosevelt has  said, "No" out loud   in meeting,   and  told his many  friends  that he   would  not, under any consideration, accept a  third term.    To most of them   this is  sufficient, but a man in   Spokane is so  enthusiastic   that  he   is    having   six  million postals printed, all   addressed  to Mr. Roosevelt,  and each one  asking him to  take another term.    When  those cards begin  to  reach the White  House by cart  and train loads,   it will  open some one's eyes.  Adverting ratea furnuheo on application.  Cecal notice* 10 and 5 ceata per line.  Fo'ir nrVeklr insertion* conatltdte'one month'*  1 '�� n tiaz  1907  DEC.  1907  Son. Maa. Taaa. .Warj.   Th��. ft..    Stt.  8  22  29  9  16  30  3  1 o  17  *4  3'  4  1 (  18  25  12  26  6  '3  7  *4  20       21  "l27 ; 28  The stories continue  to accumulate  ofthe thousands out of employment at  any  wages  whatever  this   winter,   all  over the  United  States and  Canada  Those getting steady  work and   fair  remuneration would" seem to be in the  fortunate    class   just    now.    Railway  construction in the west that paid $2.50  and  $3 per  day,   is  now   paying but  $1.75, with all the men needed.    The  times may be only  temporarily out of  joint,   out   it is  a condition  that con  fronts us and not a theory.    /  ��� Ten cars of St; Eugene ore sent to  the Panhandle smelter, at Sand Point,  Idaho, have been shipped to the Trail  smelter, the former being* in financial  difficulties.  A phenomenal strike of rich silver-  lead ore was recently made in the  Monarch mine near Field on the C.  P. R., Arthur Wheeler, Jr., managing director. ������.'������ '  Rossland ore shipments for last  week were: Centre Star, 4235; Lei" Roi,  7555; Le Roi No. 2, 630. Total for  week, 7420, and for year up to date,  259.579 *o��s*  Bituminous coal fields which promises to rival those of the Crow's  Nest district in size and importance;  have been discovered on the Bear  river in the northern part ol the Cariboo district.  K. I). McPhee, of Grand Forks,  manager of the Grant Consolidated  at Chesaw, Wash., with E. P. Gaillic  has bonded eight claims on Copper  Mountain near Chesaw, and is to start  work in ten days.  H. N, Galer, vice president and  general manager of the Alberta Coal  & Coke comriany,   the' International  .       ,      .,- .�� ��� J     'I    "     ---J���         mission into the matter of Asiatic 1m  niigiation to British Columbia, that  Hon. James Dunsmuir, lieutenant-gov-  yrnor of British Columbia, has entered  into an agreement with the Nippon  Supply Co. to import large numbers of  /"vsiaticsi to labor in the! Wellington  fbllieriesYand, ""���" "  "Whereas, such action on the part  "f Hon. James Dunsmuir is strictly  contrary to the spirit of recent legis-  li'itioh by the legislative assembly'of  liritish Columbia, and to the policy (of  both the Provincial and Dominion  governments of Canada; and,  "Whereas, the action of the lieu  tenant-governor of British , Columbia  in refusing His assent to the Bowser  Act, designed to prevent the influx' of  Asiaticts, is contrary to the tradition  and practice of British parliamentary  government; therefore,       ,  "Be it resolved, that we, the members of Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8,  \V. F. M., regardless of party affiliations, do unitedly denounce said action  of Huh. James Dunsmuir as a betrayal  of the people's interests; and furthermore, we call upon both the Provincial  and Dominion governments to take  such action as will ensure' his early  dismissal from the office he has disgraced."  'i'he resolution is signed by a special  I. H. HAUETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notakv Pi,.,,..  Cable Address:       HAUKTr,  (Bed lb id M'Neir.-,  Code* < Moielng x Ncnl'n  a.elber'*.  GaKKNwoon, I*,,*  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Phoenix, R q  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. Vint & Knob trill Ave  HAVE YOU TRIED IT?  AT YOUR GROCER'S.  KingEdward Lodge, No 3(i  A. F.and A. M.  ^n\     KeK"|arco"��nunlcHtloii8p. ,���      K���  Q.'Jy' ,.ondl,u'r,,dByo''eacIi1no1uii.  HSffir'S^���1'^"""''  I M.M.STHPHKNS.  I Secretary.  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of'satisfied        ; '       ,.'  customers.    If you don't  oelieve it come  arid examine goods.   '.'-'. .    .    '  A Fall Line of Underwear, SbJrts, Shoes, Tlcs,etc.,  iu'st arrived.    All new seasonable1 goods������gjj"6id""'"'*''*''wi'k*"'"  and Cheapkst prices.  J. J. STKUT/.rtl..  W.M,  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. KNOB himTav*.. thoknix.     s  I. G. O. F.  8NOWBHOH LOOOK No.,(,  Meeti- every Monday Kveuiiiff at.Mlnert)* n���|  Vlnltln^ brethren cordially iuvlted.  ^f'McOounal,   N. 0.  W. S. Cook, Kec, Bec'y,  Wm. I'lckard, I'er. I'lii,  Hee>.  ���PlIOKNTX   AKKTB   NO  inn  a- 1 o /-. 1 * " " ~j~Ii ,7 ,' i'he resolution is signed by a special  Coal & Coke company, and the Royal cornmitt consisting Rof W. fc. ��aHi.  coller.es, has moved   to Spokane with cot     yValterCook and Richard Silver  thorne.  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Market.  Meet* THr    , ,   cvc  Union Hall".  Veiling     brolhcrf  . nlivnyi wtI*oine  I   WK.ru, w. I'.  Hakkv Jamkm,  W. Stc  'Phsne  * NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.--* ^<  | ���    A large nurnber of sub-  > scribers are in' arrears  to  - thisr";paper**-the "fjiririted  label on every copy showing the month  and year;  to which each subscription'  is paid;'    The publisher will appreciate prompt attention  to this intimation. .We,  need the money. ��� -  Christmas week is here again, and it  is likely that many think they have  little to be joyful over this year. It is  well to remember,- however, that the  greatest enjoyment is found in making  others happy, be it in ever so small a  way.        '   "  In the Boundary we have seen  more prosperous'winters than at p'resent,  and'yet we have also seen quiet times.  It is equally certain that the magnificent potentialities of this district will  again make it one of the most prosperous in British Columbia  Let Curfew Rlnr Tonight.  Every family should have a curfew,  which should positively "ring tonight"  and every - night if needed, says the  Afagrath (Alberta) Pioneer. These  curfews are inexpensive, and can be  home made. Take a piece of siding  two feet long and whittle one end  down to-a handle; then take the child  that needs the curfew and bend him  over a* barrel. Now take the piece of  siding 'in-'the hand and use it as a  clapper. Put it on hot. Divide the  strokes evenly and see that none miss.  Good for a boy or girl up to the age of  16, and applications are warranted to  cure' the most" pronounced case of  street loaong that exists. The music  the curfew makes is finer than singing  "Where is my wandering boy tonight?"  Do You Want Ten Dollar*?  In another column will   be   noticed  the advertisement of the Carney Copper Co., and the offer ofthe president, |  j. L. Martin, of $10  as  a Christmas |  present for the   best  criticism   of the  advertisement itself.   Here is a chance  for some one to pick up ten dollars���  just like getting money from   home, if  you are the lucky  one.  * There is no  limit to those   who  may criticise, the  only requirement being that a clipping  of the advertisement  of the  Carney  Copper Co. be sent with the criticism,  to the editor of the Pioneer  by  mail,  and be received by  December  24th.  The successful-competitor^ will also be  presented, with a year's subscription to  the Phoenix Pioneer.  his  family, where   he-will   make  his  home.  Work is being pushed upon the  completion of the tramway of the  Hewitt mine, Slocan lake, lately acquired by Olcott Payne for a New  York syndicate. Much ore is in sight  and will be sent from the tramway to  the mill as soon as possible, the  intention  of about  Dealers say that those who have  used Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets are quite loyal to them  and cannot be persuaded to take any  substitute. Get a free sample at all  druggists, give them a trial and you  too, will want them in' preference  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh aad Cared Meats.  Poaltry, Fish art fene ii Seasoi.  All    Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  , . ..vv,       .,��.....  b.��w.Ai   in    pi^icicui;c 'tO  being to maintain an output i any other.  They cure stomach troubles,  100  tons a day. I.bilhousness and constipation.'"  mmt*m**ami0*m  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters:' Headquarters for Boundary:  NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  S  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inipcctor for S. F. �� N  (High Class Goods always in Slock.)  GttANJ) Fohkh, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shoo  A. T. TUKANO, Prop.  >g��**  Greenwood   Liquor  Co,  We furnish the trade all over the  Boundary  with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Ggars  As w��j ship direct in Carloads, we can   make  the.  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCreath & Co.  '   -"       GREENWOOD, B. C. '- *  Phoenix-  Greenwood  Stage Line  L>ave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  *' "        lower town, 10.00 a.m.  Leave  Greenwood  Standard Time  3.00 p. m.)  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFPILG. W1FH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE. ''  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  Phoenix Livery  +  e *  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall.  -*���� PHOBNIX, B. c ee��  Carnages and 0:her 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 the Public Pattonag. Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  Deputy Minister   of. Labor  W.   L.  Mackenzie King, of Ottawa, is generally  conceded to be a fair man.    In Vancouver,   he   discovered    indisputable  evidence that Hon.  James   Dunsmuir  had made a  contract  to  bring in Jap  coolies���directly      in     contravention  wilh the spirit and letter of all  Asiatic  legislation  recently  passed at  Ottawa  or Victoria.    To any  reasonable man  it  would seem  that    Mr.   Dunsmuir  should step down and out of his high  office as  soon  as lie   knows how, for  the good of the country at large.  ���Stl*4lrfv'l*,�� Use Shiloh's Cure  UUllOn -Sfor the worst cold,  *~y the sharpest cough  antee of your  ^1        * money back  if it  dllIF6S doesn't actually  CURE quicaker  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it to hurt even a  baby. 34 years of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure  26c., 50c, $1.    31s  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND Si,86O OOO  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE. QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFCES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QDEBEC  WE  OPKER   FACILITIES   FOBBKBSBD  BV  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  rou  COLLECTIONS AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN  THAT  IMPORTANT TBBH1TOBY  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed- Miners' Boots a  srieeialty, guaranteed water  "rnof.  First Street    ' -   : Opposite Knob Hill Hotel  Piroimx, B. c.  oehix Steam Laundry Co..  LIMITED.  .SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES   JLN  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over the World.  LAND ACT.  Slmi1knm**en Land D'stiicl, District of Vale.  TAKE NOTIC'K thot Samuki.  DC.ndkk, Del-  last, Ireland occupation, Merchant, liiteir's to  apply for a special timber license over the following described lands:  No. 3.���Commencing at a post planted about 60  chains east from the south-west cot uer post of  No. 2 incotfou.and on its south side Hue, marked  Samuel Dundee's north-west corner post;  thence east 40 chains; thence south 1-0 <lin'ii��;  thence west 40 chains; thence north j6ochi>ii>s to  the point of commencement, and cmUining 640  acres, more or less.  SAMUKL DUNUI-.K,  C   Dundee Agent.  Dated, 6th November, 1007.  Correspondents  A pencil mark here ^^  is a reminder that vuuraub-  I ecription to  this  paper   is  now pant due, and the pnb-  | liafaer   will appreciate your  j pronjplHttentien.  and Golds  QUICKLY  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a  position to handle the  largest or smallest orders  with dispatch pnd at the lowest possible prices.   *  J  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  r  j  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  -I  SIMILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DISTRICT OF YALE.  North Star Ftivs Dividend.  It is said that a dividend of' 2  cents a share has been declared on  1,000,000 shares of Norih Star and  East Kootenay, payable Decernl>er 20  The mines are near the Sullivan, and  are owned by eastern Canadian investors.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention to all orders'  A.  D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  "^  iLt')Sn>0i"tof (:onimencement, containing 640 acres, more or Jess.  Located the 21st day October, 1907.  Location   N0    6.���Commenciiij? at a  post marked "Colin McRae's ��   K cor  TAKE NOTICE, that Colin McRae of \ZaTl^^soh^^^t9,!S^  Deadwood, British Columbia, miner, in- chainB; thence north 80cha:n��* tlien.����  tends to apply for special timber licenses  east.80 chains; thence south  80 cha n��  over the  fnllnurino-   .Ir.c.riKo.l    l���.���r!o   oil    In rhu r.n;..��  ���J..... ...    "   ou   '���"B'nS  Phoenix, B C  THAT  OF   YOURS   INDIGESTION  And very likely cbnstipa  tion(>which fill your blood  ' with impurities and poison  your,whole system. To  cleanse your blood and  strengthen your digestive  organs  TAKE  Price  to not.  per boule  K J. WHITE & CO.. MONTREAL  Thunder Hill Is Rawhldlflg Ore  Word has been sent out from Thunder Hill camp that the Lightning  Peak Gold Mining Company, of St.  Paul, which has been operating a  group of claims all summer in thai  camp, is now working twelve men and  is shipping by pack train the high  grade ore to Trail smelter  It is understood that   work on   this  group  will   be  prosecuted   all   winter  and that a system of rawhiding the ore  I down   the   mountain   to   the   Arrow  iLakf-s, a distance of-twelve miles, will  be adopted.  Notice to the Public.  Those interested will please take  notice that, from and after this date, I  will not be responsible for accounts  or debts made by my wife, Mrs. Sophia  'Nelson.' r       ���'v!:'--'-'-' i(.-���"'  Dated at Phoenix, B.   C, this 7th,  ' I day of December, 1907.  : ; :Charles Nelson.  JJLLETS  IKS'  HOLIDAY RATES  First-Class Round Trip Tickets to  points  in   Eastern Canada and Eastern States:���      ~  Montreal, $87.95  Halifax, $106 40  Boston, $103.25  New York, $106.25  Dates of sale Dec ist to Dec. 31st, inclusive; final return  limit, three months from date of f-'ale; diverse routes with stopover privileges. ..,:���.>  Inquire about Cheap Rates to Old Country, now on sale in  connection with above rates. Further information cheerfully  furnished by calling or writing.  W. X. PERKINS, Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  over the following described lands, all  pituate in the Similkameen Division of  Vale district, Province of British Columbia:  ' Location No. 1.��� Commeneiniz at a  I'Ost marked "Colin McRae's N. E. corner" planted abou* 20 chains north of  Wallace Creek a tributary of Boundary  Creek, and about S}4 n.iles north of the  north-west corner of Paul Meyer's preemption, Lot 690; thence "couth 80  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains  lo the point of commencement, contain-  in-jf 640 acres, more or less.  Located October 31st, 1907.  Location No. 2.���Commencing at a  postmarked "Colin McRae's E. N.E.  corner" planted at the north-west corner  of said Location No. 1; thence aoiilh 80  lo the point of commencement, contain-  640 acres, more or less.  Located the'21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 7.���Commencing at a  post marked''Colin McRae's S.E. corner," planted about one mile north of  ��� 1...  ���.>        ��� -      ��� ���  0w  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640.acres, more or less.  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location   No. 3.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner" planted at the north west corner  of said Location No. 1; thence  west 80  chains;  thence north 80 chains;   thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres more or less.  ideated the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 4.���Cornmencins: at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S.E. cor-  .ri'pr" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 3; thence west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  eaKt 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres, more or leas.  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location No. 5.���Commencine at a  post maJked "Colin McRae's S. W. corner" planted near tbe north east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence east 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence 1  wee!;80chains; thenoe saath 80 chains I  the north-east corner of said Location  No. 6; thence north 160 chains;  thence  west 40chains; thence south 160chains;  thence east 40 chains to the point of  commencement,   containing 640 acree,  more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location   No.  8.���Commencing at a  post mp.rken "Colin  McRae's S.E. corner," planted about J*, mile south ofthe  north-west corner ol said Location No.  4; thence west 160 chains; thence north  40chains; thence cast 1*^0 chains; thence  6out 1  40 chains to the point of nioni-<  mencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location   No, 9.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence west 160  chains; thence south 40 chains; thence-  east 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21at of October. 1907.  Location No. 10.���Conamencinu at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner," planted about >fc mile south of the  south-east corner of said   Location No.  0; thence west 160 chains; thence north  40chainp; thence east 160chains; thence  south 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location  No. 11.���-Commencing at a  j post marked "CVin McRae's N . E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said Location  No.   10;  thence weat  160  chains; thence  soutfi  40   chains;  thence east 160 chains; tbarice north 40  chains to the point of commencement,,  containing 640 acres, more or leas. j  Located the 21st of October, 1U07.  Location No. 12.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. -E. corner,'.' planted about % mile south of the  south-east corner of said location No.  11; thence west 160 chains; thence north  40 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  south 40 chains to the point of commencement) containing 640 acres, more  or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Local ion  No. 13.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said location  No. 12; thence west 160  chains; thence south 40 chains;  thence  e:iH' 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 14.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRao's N.E. corner," planted near the south-west corner of said Location  No. 2; thence west  160  chains;   thence   south  40 chains;  thence east 160 chains;   thence north  40 chains to the pointof commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or le��s.  Located the 21st of October,, 1907.  Dated at Greenwood, B.C., this 16tl��  day of November, 1907.  November, 1907.  Coun MuRak,  Applicant.  LAND  ACT.  Fobm No. 9.  FORM OF NOTICE.        "...  Land  District,  District  Similkameen  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Dundee, of Rossland. occupation, mining,  Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land :  Commencing at a post planted about  60 yards east from the Columbia and  western Railway, and about W mile  south from Fife Station, on said railway.  Mience north 20 chains; thence west 20  chains; thence south 20 chains; thence  east 20chnins to point of commencement,  and containing 40 acres, more or less.  Chaklks Dundee,  Nume of Applicant  Pate, 23rd November, 1907.   ���  W'WWWHmSNS.tf*]*^  jft m, iHjriiTrawT*c'��fW����M,*i  s*flinn ����iaw-ii���  ���i*-!^.^vkS*^^^  �� tf.^\A V^..'^VJ?AALn'.1ifcAfc��ir��t^,, l!>*ftW*^^*ri,i*.*^li^l'trr=fiia*5; rt^^r^trjtfrV^'^feirifS-Jfe-seil  ft.|(JK��'^^����%-w������ ��j*t��wim m." > rjK. ."��TfT-f��r w-  ��� ���-mi ..in.��� .......i. ...,.���,   .._-   *TEK  mmmmmm$mm DM  J,1*..��-�� u*.\j-UV,W|u��V��i.tMiv  liiafeAs  ���jiliiat;  SLaai^ai&fM^  '?r**iwVl^i*lrJt*irftlUW'igOilfl7Wf^ViWlfVtf'ilH11-",ltffmrwiTwi-rriWT-r  THB -> PHOENIX* PIONEElt  [thousands  hav?  BEEN    DISCHARGED.  mercantile and  railroad com-1  The record is necessarily  in-  concerns  have J  i is sar  .being  200,000   Men  Let  Out   Since ili�� Depression Started.  Siilistics   compiled    by   the   New  t York'Journal of Commerce show that  Lincc ihe  depression   began   178,000  employees have been dischargea^by in-  IdiiMriu" ""'  Complete, s nee ��� many ...  (iiiic'ly  reduced  ihcir  forces; without  allowing the  fact to  become public; a  reprcseiitativ    ���><*���>' of engineers esti-  mate lhe total at quite  200,000 and.it  ' .,f,. in say to accept   this   figure "111  within   tbe  mark.    Many  ieiHeTprises have eitlier closed  temporarily or reduced working hours, and a  I ]jst of these has also been drawn up.  Unskilled labor, oh the other hand,  I is emigrating at  a  rate  hitherto   unknown  to  American history,  so that  the ranks ofthe unemployed'are thereby   considerably  reduced.    Yet    the 1  [conclusion impelled is. that the  liquid-'  ' alion now fairly under way will lead to  oversupply. which must in  time mean  competition  and   lower   wages.    The  financial upheaval is swiftly communicating itself to every industry.and consequently to every strata of sociely.  The following table summariz* s ihe  retrenchment,in labor   by the interests  ���jpc'cified:  Iron and sieel   ... ......  40,800 ���  ICIccinc iinlti;-itry .......   19.500  Kquiimient companies...   10,000;  TeN-ile mills..'...'.;.. .'.      15,000  Untie copper district   . . .   15,000  Other copper camps  , .,   12,000  Department stores. .....     2,500  Miscellaneous industrial.   15,000  Other railroads -. ... i...... 14,000  Railroads tenninatingChi- ���  cano    30,000  J'einiinal work, New York    5,000  BOVRIL  ��� t  Contains the  life-sustaining  elements o?  BEEF  Beef extracts contain only the flavor  and stimulating elements of beef���  the nutritive values arc lost in the  FIGHTING FOR  Paid by B. C. Copper  For Napoleon.  making.  of beef extracts, admitted that  Baron Liebiif, the inventor   J   ?" J-   *   He  Cost Julius Ehrlich $10,000���  Case to Be Appealed.  Total,  178,300  When lo On Home.  From the Bluffum, Ind, Manner:  'When tired out, go home. When  you want consnlaiion, go home.  When you wa..t fun, go home. When  you want lo show others that you  have been reformed, go home and let  yjur family get acquainted with the fact.  When you want' to'show yourself at  your best go home and do tbe act  there. When you" leel like being extra liberal, go home-and practice on  your wife and children first. When  you want to shine with extra brilliancy  i;o home and light up the whole household." To which we would add, when  you have a bad cold go home and  lake Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  and a quick cure is certain. For sale  by all druggists.*      -   ;  ���aid  "It  ia   but a condiment and ,  stimulant, .containing', no   matter  capable of sustaining life."  That is where BOVJRIL differs from  beef extracts.  BOVRIL does contain the nourish- .  ment arid life-sustaining elements of.  beef as well as its rich flavor.  BOVRILgives strengthand nourishment to the invalid. With its help  you can,make left-over "scraps into  delicious consommes, bouillon* and  soups with very little trouble.  BOVRIL is the true economist in tbe  home kitchen.  Your grocer sella BOVRIL. ,,  Battel's Philosophy.���XII.  Rksolved,  that   I   got   what   was  coming to mt*.    I   wanted   to   play a  joke,   and   I   got   the  "worst   of it,  which is the way it  often   turns   out.  Don't play jokes, boys; it   isn't   kind.  It is unkind to fool anyone,,and what  is unkind is   wicked     This   is   Xmas  tide; let us all dig down in our pockets  and buy something to make somebody  happy.    If I had   just, spent   the day  doing good ins'tcad-,of trying   to   blow  somebody up, I would" have had  more  fun.    But I have found out one thing;  no one smokes Christmas cigars.  Iicreaied $14,000,000.  The estimates for 1908-9 were presented to the Dominion Parliament on  Wednesday. They total $119,237,091,  an increase of nearly $14,000,000 compared with 1907-8. Among the estimates,for British Columbia are Columbia River Improvements $35,500.  Removal of boulders from the Koot-  enay'R-iyer channel at Proctor, $2,500.  Salmon Arm, Shuswap Lake, $2,000,  Thompson River navigation, $8,000.  .Success of Merchant's Secret.  Eugene Field very aptly says:  " I ain an advertiser ereat!  The secret of my future lies  In one small fact, which I may state  Too many tradesmen learn too late���  If I have iroods to advertise!  Then people come  And people go  In constant streams  For people kriow  .That he who lias good wart'H to sell  Will surely advertise them well.  And pioijicIlyTreiterate '  . I am an advertiser great!  The former owners of the well  known Napoleon mine near Marcus  will get no share of the $60,000 for  which the mine was sold to the B. C.  Copper company, according to the  decision handed down iu the case  when it was tried at Colville recently.  ��� E. W.Talbott of Spokane, and  Mrs. Carrie Wurzbtirg of Marcus and  W. P. Tpwnsend, J. P.. Reynolds, S.  Dilsheimer and C. E. Wingham of  Colville were the original owners of  the Napoleon and Bonaparte mine.  In 1904, at the solicitation of Mr.  Dil��heimer, they gave an option to  Julius Ehrlich of Greenwood, for $to,-  000. Mr. Ehrlich, it is claimed, represented that the option would be  turned over to P.Burns & Co., of  British. Columbia.  P. Burns & Co., after spending  several thousands of dollars on develop:  menr, did not take the property, but  turned the option back to Mr. Ehrlich.  who later sold it to the B. C. Copper  company for $60,000.  Tlie plaintiffs claimed that when P.  Burns & Co, gave up the option the  property reverted to the original owners,  and that Mr. Ehrlich was only the  agent of the owners, and was accountable to them for the $60,000. fudge-  rrienr was awarded to the defendant,  who was represented by Voorhees &  Voorhees of Spokane and W. H. Jackson of Colville. Slater & Allen of  Colville conducted the case for the  plaintiffs. It is understood that the  case will probably be appealed.     ,  A Hjme   Made   Happy    by    Chamberlain's  Couth Remedy.  About two months ago our baby  girl had measles which settled on her  lungs and at last resulted in a severe  attack of bronchitis. We had two  doctors but no relief was obtained.  Everybody thought she would" die.  1 went to eight, different stores-to., find  a certain remedy which had been recommended to me and failed to get it,  when one of the storekeepers insisted  that I try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. I did so and our baby is still  alive and well today.���George ,.W.  Sp'unce, Holly Springs, N." C. For  sale by all druggists.  0%-v  1 Church Services Tomorrow  o%*v%-4,'  Church of England-���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening ' service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. VVellesley  Whittaker. ���  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow    at  7*3�� P- m. Sunday school and Bible  class at io:or, a.m. A cordial welcome  ��o all.    Rev.  Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our l.ady of  the Good Counsel.-^-Divine Service  every 2nd and 4U1 Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 1 o a.m. Sunday  school, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  iiction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedarri. O M.I. Pastor  i��l  .HI  ���Is wade right with the  *>ght ingredients  for *  perfect soap.  It gives a rich creamy lather  beautifully foamy & fragrant;  ���it improves the complexion;  ���it   cleanses   and   soothes  the skin;  ���and protects It from hard  water, strong sun or wind.  "Baby't, Own" is the best soap  for every toilet purpose.        ��*��7 I  I Albert Soaps Ltd. Bttr-fc,  -   WtdOtd.1  Bttuartof imitations and tutstiltta.  Westward Ho!  , WESTWARD HO for December,  besides being well illustrated has over  a dozen excellent, seasonable stories.  An attractive cover design, in "two  colors, by S. P.' Judge a well known  Vancouver artist, good paper and well  printed .tells the; story of progress  Western Canada's ... new monthly is  making. William Blakemore, the  editor, continues his series of articles of  "Men I have Meit" with a characteristic  study of the late .Henry M. Stanley.  Besides the regular departments' including "Home Arts & Crafts," "A  Page for Cooks" and "Helps to Smile",  the Christmas .number has over a  dozen short stories and poems. Altogether the number should appeal to  western readers, especially British  Columbians.  How Diphtheria Is Contracted.  .-. One often hears the expression,  "My child caught a severe which; developed into diphtheria," when the  truth was that the cold had simply  left the little one particularly susceptible to the wandering diphtheria germ.  When Chamberlain's Cough .Remedy  is given it quickly cures the cold and  lessens the danger of diphtheria or any  other germ, disease being contracted.  For sale by all druggists.  LAND ACT.  Simil-cineeu Land District, District ol Yule.  TAKE NOTICE ��� that Samdei. Dundee, of  Belfast. Ireland, occupation, Merchant, intends  to apply for a special; timber license over the  following described lands:  No. 1 ��� Commencing; nt a post planted about  Jiofa mile east of the Columbia and Western  Railway, fiom where it crosses ������utheilaml  Creek, and about Jf of n mile south from said  creek and marked SAMUKt. Dundee's northwest comer po? t; thence south So chains; thence  east 80 chaii.r; thence north So chains; thence  west Sj chains to the point of commencement,  aud continuing 6jo mires, more or less.  SAMUEL DUNDEE,  U. "uudee Agent.  Dated, 6th November, 1907.  ��       Waking Good.  There Is no way of making lasting  friends Uke "Making Good;" and Doctor  Pierce's medicines well exemplify this,  and* their friends, after more than two  decades of popularity, are numbered by  the hundreds of thousands. They have  "made good" and tbey have not made  drunkards.  A good, honest, square-deal medicine of  known composition Is Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery. It still enjoys an immense sale, while most ofthe preparations that have come Into prominence in  the.earlier period of Its popularity have  "gone by the board "and are never more  heard of. There must be some reason for  this long-time popularity and that Is to  be found in its superior merits. When  once given a fair trial for weak stomach,  or for liver and blood affectious, its superior curative qualities are soon manifest;  henco it has survived and grown in pop��  nlar favor, while scores of less meritorious  articles have suddenly flashed into favor  for a brief period and then been as soon  forgotten.  For, a torpid liver with: its attendant  Indigestion, dyspepsia, headache, perhaps dizziness, fouf breath, nasty coated  tongue, with bitter taste, loss of appetite,  *ritn distress after eating, nervousness  and debility, nothing is so good as t)r.  Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. It's  an honest, square-deal medicine with all  Its ingredients printed on bottle-wrapper  ��� no secret, no hocus-pocus hunitnig,  therefore don't accept a substitute that  the dealer may possibly make a little bigger profit. Insist on your right to have  what you call for.      ���>'  Don't buy Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription expecting it to prove a "cure-all." jt  Is only advised for woman's special ailments. It makes weak women strong and  sick women well. Less advertised than  some preparations sold for like purposes,  Its sterling curative virtues still maintain  its position in tho front ranks, where it  stood over two decades ago. As an invigorating tonic and strengthening nervine it is tinequalcd. It won't satisfy those  who want "booze," for there Is not a drop  of alcohol in It.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, the original Little Liver Pills, although the first  pili of their kind in the market, still lead,  ami when onco tried are ever afterwards  in favor. Easy to tako as candy���one to  three a dose. Much imitated but never  caualaL  PROVINCIAL.  Marysville once more has a weekly  newspaper, the News.  Michel is to have a brewery by  Frank Zuick and. Olio Naeier.  Quesnel is to have a newspaper with  H. A. Clemens as editor.  By a recent ren��u��, Kamloops now  claims a popula'i"n of.?,500.  The preachers of Cranbrook wan'  the slot machines done away with  John Houston is grooming lo bo  che first mayor of Prince Rupert.  Stewart and Welch have about 206  men in the Kitimat railway construct  ion.'-"- ���'.'���"������'���  The Kootenaian is engaged in a  campaign for the 'improvement of  Kaslo.  The government has arranged to give  200 of Vancouver's unemployed work  for the present.  Work of grading : the Kootenay  Central, railway is progressing, there  being fifty men and fifteen teams engaged.  A  moral   wave  has  struck  Fernie  and henceforth the slot machines  wi!  be relegated . to  the   lumber  room or  back shed.  ��� A movement is on foot at Grand  Forks by which the farmer's institute  will assume the liabilities of the race  track and athletic grounds.  Messrs. Kinman and JJrophy have  sold their large tract of Alert Bay  timber lands to Senator Cox and John  Charlton for $200,000,  With a capital of $2,000,000, the  Bank of Vancouver is applying for a  Dominion charter, prominent business  men of Vancouver   being   its backers.  Official announcement is made that  $147,000 worth of North Vancouver  debentures had been disposed of in  London at par. They are 50 year  debentures, 5 per cent.  During the month of November 1,332  provincial timber licenses were issued,  Of; these 66c, were for timber claims  east of the Cascades and' 667 west of  the Cascades. In all the license fees  amounted to $157,554.56.  All the licensing districts in the pror  vince with the exception of those for  the cities and municipalities will be  cancelled with the beginning of the  year. The issuing , of licenses after  that date and all renewals will be in  the hands of the chief of the provincial  police.  John McKinnon, the foreman of  the Nickel Plate mine, a few days ago  was struck on the head by a falling  rock, killing him instantly. Deceased  was well known at Fair view and Camp  McKinney, where he previously worked  in the mines, and was universally respected. He was the sole support of  his aged parents,'who reside, at Hedley.  AFFLICTED WITH CATARRH-  LIFE HAD BECOME A BURDEN.  -ru-na,  Used   As   a   Last Resort,  Affords  Complete Relief.  ��3  LAND ACT.  Similkameen Laud District, District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICK lhat Samuki. DUNDhK, Belfast, Irelaml. occupn ion, Merct'ont, intends to  apply for a special limber licence over the follow  ing described lands:  No. 2.���Commencing nt a post planted about  20 chains cast f-om tlie north-west corner post of  No. 1 location, and on Its -ortli side line, marked  Sampei. 1 o.iDiiF.'s south-west comer po-t;  thence ea��t 80 chains; thence north 80 chains;  thence west 80 chain-; thence south 80 chillis to  the 1 ointol commencement, and containing 640  acres, more or less.        ^^ DUNDEE,  C. Dundee  Agent,  Doted, 6lh November. 1007.  AVERAGE PRICES OF COPPER.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month. 1906     W07   1006 1907  Jannarv        .  18.31    24.66   18.41 24.88  February.'.'.      17.8B   24.93   18.11 25.20  March ...  18 36   25.07   18.64 26.47  April ..   18 37   24.27    18.63 24.87  MW     .  18.45   24.15    18.72 25.17  fnr;e'   18.44   22.82    18.71 24.01  j"?v "   ".      .   18.19    22.12    18.58 21.31  AiKUst'.'..:..   18 43   18.35    18.61 18 25  September...  19.14   15.56   19.29 10.04  October..... 21.27   13.12   21.71 13 57  November... 21.9!)   13.37   22.34 13.62  Dei-ember.... 23.03    .....    23.38    Year 1^    .19.80.    BOARDS OF TRADE TO MEET.  A Number of Important  Questions  Are to be  Discussed.  Preparations are being made for  the convention of the associated boards  of trade of the southeastern British  Columbia, to be held at Moyie in January. Boards of trade from every  community between Midway and  Fernie and from Revelstoke to Rossland are expected to be represented.  The matters to be taken up are:  i. Public ownership of telephones  and telegraphs within the province; the  inclusion of express companies within  the jurisdiction of the railway commission.  3. The. establishment of a Dominion  gold purchasing station at Trail.  4. A horicultural experimental farm  in the Kootenay.  5. The survey of all available agricultural and fruit lands in the province  by the government and the small holdings to be sold only to bona fide  settlers.  6. The provision for a full Kootenay  exhibit at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific  exposition at Seattle in 1909.  7. The extension in time of the lead  bounty.  8. The granting of a bounty on  zinc.  9. The extension of the iron bounty  after the expiry in the east, to apply to  British Columbia only.  10. The establishment of an imperial press service, and the question  of the putting of freight rates upon a  better basis.  *>��********************���*���{  ;;  ENTITLED TO PARTICULARS  On* mm* Fluid Extract Dandelion;  One o-oaoe Compound Salatone;  Four otnsMs Compound Syrup  Sareaparilla j  Mix, and take a teaspoonfnl after ]  meats and at bedtime, drinking plenty  of water.  The above prescription ha�� been  found invaluable in the treatment of  kidney, bladder and urinary troubles,  and diseases arising therefrom, snob  as rheumatism, sciatica, lame back  and lumbago, and we feel that the  public are entitled to particulars  concerning it.  A prominent physician states tnat  the excellent results that, have been  obtained from the use of the mixture  are due to its direct action upon tbe  kidneys, assisting them in their work  of filtering all poisonous waste matter  and ���-eidsfrom the blood and expelling  same in the urine, and at the same  time restoring the kidneys to a healthy-  condition.  He further states that anyone Buffering from afflictions of this nature  will find it to be very beneficial, and  sugeests that it be given a trial.  The Relief Experienced Dy Mrs.  Carr Through the Use of Pc-ru-na,  After Having Tried the Best Professional Treatment In Vain, Is a  Matter of No Small' Wonder  Among Her Many Friends.  Mrs. P. Carr, Vlneland, Ont., Can.,  writes:  "For several years I was afflicted with  catarrh, which mado life a burden.  "The coughing and hacking which  accompanied the disease was terrible.  "The complaint finally extended to  the stomach and I was in a wretched  condition.  '���I tried different remedies and the  best professional treatment all in vain.  "Finelly, as a last resort, I tried  Peruna upon tho recommendation of  my sister in Hamilton.  "I could see steady improvement and  after using four bottles of that precious  medicine I was feeling well again, my  MRS. F, CARR.  old troublo being completely a thlag oi  tbe past,  "To-day I would not tako ono thmmai**!  dollars for what. this grand noedletno  has done for me."  Many women owe their Urea to  Peruna. A great many more owe tbolv  health to Peruna.  A multitude of women throughout  Canada aro using Peruna as �� preventative and a relief from catarrhal oougha  and colds.  We have in our files a great number  of letters from grateful women who  have been benefited by Peruna, -with  permission to-use these letters In pubUo  print.  Catarrh would not be such a oaxM to  the human race if people thoroughly  understood its nature.  Catarrh Is a disease which never hw  proves of Its own accord, but becomes  deeper seated the longer It Is neglected.  It should be treated at once to pre*  vent It from making Inroads upoarlimt  organs.  We can furnish any  combination   ot  Paper~Ty pe-1 n k  J^te^DSpSSnSJ The Phoenix Pioneer I  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November IS, 1908.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineialogy, rrietalltngy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finance* of copper.  It,is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary lo mnst men cne*inc*<l 111 ai��>  branch of the copper industry  Its facts will pass muster wuh the  trained scientists, .ind 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 companies in all pans of the uqiIiI, descriptions running fiom twolineb to sixteen pa^es, according to importance of  the property. The Copper H inohooic  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  tbe 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 icturncd  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J�� Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHI'*.*N.  t&STCPn Tjownstiips DAiim  QUARTERLY DIVIDEND No, 100  NOTIOEIS HEREBY GIVEN that a  Dividend at the rate of eight per cent,  per annum upon the' Paid-up Capital  Stock of this Bank has been declared for  the qnarter ending 31st.December, 1907,  and thnt the same will be payable at the  Head Office and Branches ou and after  Thursday, second day of January  liext.  The Transfer Books will be closed from  the 15th to the3l8t December, both days  inclusive.  By order of the Roanl,  J. A. MACKINNON,  General Manager,  Sherbrooke, 2nd December, 1907.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month lakes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  D. J. Matheson  3nsurance agent  FIDELITY    BONDS.  COMMISSIONER   FOR  FIRE,       UDPK  A.Nf��  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GLASS  TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  \0^t*��*****.   *********   *****'>  C0LWIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1802���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexeB at. moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doinj? grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of * Practical Business Course and give?  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education 111  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D., Principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bursar.  THE   FINEST   QTJAX.ITY  IX  MILK anJ CREAM  AT  thb  daaRX  PHONE  STOtCTI.V    T-TKSn   EGOS  J".   W.    1IANNAM.    1'HOPIUBTOR.  PHOENIX  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a rtrally delectable article.  AsK for cms* Bottled Beer  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Propi.  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix. B.C.  X  ffisV   We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE in the Boundary.  PALAC�� LIVERY STABLES  MUKDOCK MclNHRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Lively   Equipment,  Full  ���it-  Have taken  over   the  Lumber   Yard  and will carry  a  full   stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN    ANY    QUANTITY  rANADIAN n  VmClFrCK1,  CHRISTMAS  EXCURSIONS  = EAST =  $87.95 to MONTREAL, TORONTO, and all points West thereof  in ONTARIO and QUEBEC.  QUEBEC, ST. JOHN, HALIFAX  and other Maritime Province cities.  Rates on Application.  TICKETS    ON    SALE   DAILY,  December rst to December 31.  Round Trip, First Class-  Months Limit.  -Three  OLD   COUNTRY   RATES���HALIFAX,    ST.  JOHN or PORTLAND, and return,  $98.95 RHTrAlE��sCH-lN  SALOON,      SKCOND,     STEERAGE,  $104.50. *f7(i.0O. $55 00.  and up according to Steamer.  For detailed information sailing ocean  Steamers, First Class or Tourist Sleeper  Reservations, apply to Local Agent, or  rrompt Attention to   orders  nt any hour of day or night.  ���  Hill Ave.        (phonb 34.)       Phoenix, B. C.  MOE,  D.  P. A.,  Nelson,  E. /. COYLE,  A. G. P. A.,  B.C.        Vancouver,  B.C.  As  Phoenix  .Pioneer  AS  AS  es  As  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to be tbe  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in tbe centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  "���52.50, and more than one of its readers subscribes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer P\ib.   Co., Phoenix, B.C.  We have alew Copies ofthe Im* PIONKER ANNUAL left, price    ^cents  ench, or a copy will he sent free to a new subscriber.  ��� ^Tm. t&f,mm S*Tm.im lSf..\ - I? -���-__"���  ��� T^,r^-  NOTK-  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  l��Sk���Thc must perfectly appointed Jlealih  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a coin-  pletesystcm of Baths���including Turkish and  Kussinn. Open the year round. The curntivj  properties of itH waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoui and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  silments.  For Eliminating all MetalltePoisons from th  >Iy��tem  The grandeur ol .he scenery is uurivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests,lakes,wateria'.ls,  'Doating. yachting;, fishing, shooting, czcurair ns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness HARRY McINTOSH,  Proprietor  \f* f f "* /r *r 0:1  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Laud Registrv Act, and In  the matter ol the Title of Lot 6, Block ao, Olt:  Ironsides subdivision of the Town of Phoenix,  B.C.  WHEREAS the Certificate of Title o! Fkancis  Knott, being Certificate of Title No ii.'2Ih, to  the above hereditaments has been lost or destroyed, nnd application has been mode for a  duplicate thcieof.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate  Cctificatc of Title to the above hereditniurnts  wilt be issued at the expiration of one M'-utli  from the first insertion hereof, unless In the  meantime valid objection to the contrary is mude  to me in writing.  W. H. UDMONOS,  :.and Rei*lstry Office, District Registrar.  Kamloops, B.C..  November 19th, [907.  Tgtmwmmm^YM&r'-?  PI!  fill  'i'iiL-  I'M.  I,  3" 1  mm  1 .1  *ffi,a. ���  'l   liPr.Jt'l  ,   *   .kf.tr."   '  *"  ���A fa A  km  ���wwm  ;i;:*|5MK/|^l  III!!  'Mm villi  ' v"?f-';'Sf.'*'.*S*>*S*  Ym.  ;r..':K'.' ' ���������&i \H  m  mu  r-  W;.:l:  M  mm  MY  &m  ii&  W:  m  THE  PHOENIX  WONEBW.  SHARP <&. IRVINE GO.  . BROKERS  I OS Wall St. Spokane, Wash.  COAL  -SHARE'S���.The Safe, Sure Investment.  In and Around Phoenix ~  lip'"-"'''-'  :WIXy  pi;'.:-.;  .., ^mX-  mm  GALBRAITH   SM AREvS  AN ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENT.  SMALL CAPITALIZATION.  LARGE COAL RESERVES.  Tbo Galbrnith Coul Company, Limited, is organized under the  laws of tho Northwest Territories of Canada, with the exceedingly  small capitalization of JjuJSO.OOO, shares having a par value of 25s fully  paid and non-assessable.  The Company own the Galbraith Mine at Ltindbieek, Alberta,  with four coal seams having an aggregate thickness of over 30 feet of  clean coal.  SHIPPING   STEADIL Y.  Its output which is about 200 tons p?r day ii delivered on board  ears by means of well equipped tramway connecting the tunnel levels  with tho bunkers at; the railway. Shipments have been under way  steadily since last March, and intennitently for some time previous.  Wherever Galbraith coal has been used it is in strong demand,  NEXT DIVIDEND PA YEP.'  The Galbraiih Coal Company, Limited, will probably he the  next coal mine that will be paying dividends in tbe famous Crow's  Nest-A Iberia district.  ONL Y 27 CENTS PER SHAPE.  We are selling a limited amount at 27c per share in blocks of 100  shares or over...'��� Any ot our clients purchasing stock at above prices  will make a handsome prolit.  Don't hesitate to write, if vou desire further information.   This  enterprise   invites the fullest investigation.   Should you desire to  purchase on ' the  ''Monthly Payment Plan" wo can arrange it for  you, one-qnarter down, and balance in one, two or three months.  WRITE FOR BOOKLET.  We have made a study of the principal mines in the famous  Crow's Nest-Alberta district, and have wide range of information about  tho various enterprises. It will be a pleasure to send you oir booklet  dealing with_tho industry as a whole.     ;  In ordering shares, send express or postoffice order, or bank draff..  Or if you prefer, we will send stock with draft attached to your br.nk.  certificate made out in any name that you desire.  For reference as to our standing, we refer you to the Bank of  Montreal, Spokane, Washington.  -O"  Uldlnr Hotsl_of Boundary's Leadlnf  Mlnlni Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob HIU Aye., and First 8t.,  PHOENIX, B.C.  New and Up-to-date  Centrally located, _.       ' J. A  MoMASTER .  Good sample Rooms. ��*�� Proprietor.  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First.Class and Up-To-  Date..Hotel*.,in Plioenix. New  Jrom cellar toroof. ' Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   **   Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.  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.  Domlalon Avenue . ... Phoenix, B C.  Paper-Type=Ink  these three in our up-   Thn  " rikl ~*r~"ft"   w��  to-date Job Department    I lit   YlimiX   YMffl  We can furnish any  combination   ot  PHOENIX  BAKERY  Why should vou pay $8.oo  per barrel. for flour when you  can get 18 loaves of bread foi  $i, delivered at your door.  'Phone A55.      W.J.Prendergsst, Prop.  MARSH BLOCK  and DINING  ROOM  EXTRA   WELL   FURNISHED   ROOMS  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located.    No Bar.  Victoria Ave., Phoenix, B. C: MISS IDA L. BAKER, Prop.  IQnn irniiiiuiuss, w i mtntmt slum iimwrMitfiJi  COMPLIMENTS OF THE  SEAS0N___        1 700 $  'Phone No. 64  MmmmmmmmN  Dry wood   in   car   lots.      Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. ,. Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully  prepared  at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $io up, see  Miss McDonald.  Be sure and see the Holiday Goods  at Thrasher's Drug Store.  Old newspapers for sale at this office,  at 25 cents per 100.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, pay up.  The Phoenix-Greenwood   stage now  goes on runners.  There are now half a dozen parients  in the local hospital.  The early holiday shopper is the one  who gets the best selection.  Greenwood's curling club is  getting  in shape for the roarin' game  for   tbe I  winter.  The shortest  nowr with us-  longer.-  J. C. Halsey was taken to the local  hospital this week, suffering from  rheumatism.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  End the old year right by paying  your subscription to this paper, if you  are in arrears. Your label tells the  story.  Midnight next Tuesday, Christmas  eve, midnight mass will be held at the  Catholic church by Rev. Father J. A.  Bedard.  Calendars for the new year are now  being distributed by merchants, business houses and fire and life insurance  companies.  After the end of December Dr.  Mathison will be absent from Greenwood-for some months, for the'benefit  of his wife's heaith.  HRIKK   TOPICS   OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTiCRKST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  days of the year  -but  they'll   soon  are  be  Thrasher, the druggist, will have a  large assortment of Holiday Goods.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prices on Holiday Goods, at  Thrasher's Drug Store will be reasonable.  N, Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  oorne quick, as they are going fast..  This afternoon at 2 o'clock the court  of revision for the city voters'list for  1908 will sit at the city hall, to pass  on the preliminary list as prepared by  the city clerk. City election will occur  about the middle of January.  Several transfers of licenses and renewals were granted at the meeting of  the license commissioners last week  Friday. There was a protest for one  or t ������ o, and the board will sit again to  bear any evidence if it be forthcoming.  This week a cold snap appeared and  wood and coal piles made record time  in disappearing. The mercury got  down to a few degrees above zero in  Phoenix and considerably lower, as  usual at such, times, in the valley towns  hereabouts. -���-,-*  The stock market is a sure  indicator 1  of the trend of business.   A more buoy-  ant feeling is  pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  akickd am -  Alberta Coal and Coke      .35 .28  B.C. Copper       4.60        4.26  Cons. Smelters.     85.00      80.00  Cariboo-McKinney....        .02^       .01^  Canadian Gold Fields       .05 .03  Diamond Vale Coal..  Domin. Copper......  Granby ...... ..  Galbraith Coal ..  Hewitt. .............  International Coal...  La Plata Mines.  Nicola Coal Mines...  North Star..........  Panhandle Smelter..  Rambler-Cariboo....  Royal Colleries  Sullivan ......;���....  Snowstorm-.........  Stewart .......  Telk-Kwa Mines .'.. .  White Bear ..;... .,.  .20  2.25  85.00  .28  10.00  .80 .  .15  .04  .10  .02  ���21^  .25  ' .OrW  1.15  .75  .15  .02^  A Pew Suggestions  Last Sunday Rev. C. Wellesley  Whittaker, pastor of the Methodist  churchi baptized Annie Ethelwyn,  daughter of Richard and Adella Isabel  Silverthorne, and also Victoria Mary  Elizabeth,, daughter of Daniel' and  Helen Eliza Deane.  A: siding is being put in by the C. P.  R. forMurdock Mclntyre, near Silica,  below Hartford Junction, specially for  loading cordwood. Next week it  should be ready for use, when Mr.  Mclntyre will have a thousand cords  or such a matter available.  Municipality of the Corporation  ofthe  City of Phoenix.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that the annual meeting  ofthe Court of Revision for revi-Iug nnd conect-  Itig the Voters' List for 1908 will be held in the  city office, Dominion Aveii'je, on Saturday, the  mt day of December, 1907, nt 3 o'clock p.m.  M. M. STEPHENS,  City Clerk.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 5th clay ofDccom-  ber, 1907.  BUTTER KNIVES, Sterling, with Pearl Handles, $i,7S  each. BUTTER KNIVES, Plated, Rogers Bros., 1847,  $1.25 and up. TEA SPOONS, Sterling, half dozen, $5.00,  $6.00 and $7.00, according 'to weight. TEA SPOONS,  Plated, Rogers Bros, 1847, at $2.00 to $3.50, half dozen,  BABY SPOONS, Sterlings $1.50 to $3,00. CHILDREN'S  SETS, Knife, Fork and' Spoon, Sterling, $4.00 to $5.50  INK WELLS, Cut Glass,i'Sterling Top, $1.50 and up.  MANICURE ARTICLES, Files, Tooth Brushes, Knives,  etc., Sterling, $1.00 each. EBONY BRUSHES, MIRRORS, MANICURE GOODS, etc. LARGE CHINA  PLATEb, Painted for Decorating, each 75 cents, $i.00,  .,���$1.50, $2.00 and $3.00, and many Small Articles suitable  for Presents.    Call and'Inspect Them.  A sneak thief stole a solid gold  watch from the home of Steve Swanson  last Friday night. No clue as to his  ideality has yetbeen found.  Tbe public school closed yesterday  afternoon, with public exercises, for  the Christmas holidays, to reopen  again on- Monday, January 6th.  Only three more shopping days till  Christinas. The columns of the Pioneer tell ��� where one can get just the  thing for that present you have in mind.  Last Monday a number of. Italian  laborers, having completed their contract here for labor with the C. P. R.,  went back to Montreal, whence they  came some months ago.  Christmas services at St. J hn's  Church of England will be held on  Sunday evening, December 29th, including carols and anthems by the  choir of Jude's church, Greenwood.  H. A. Munro started this week on  getting the skating rink in order, and  expects to have skating by Christmas.  In fact, there is good ice on the rink  now, which is being improved every  day.  .  Wednesday about   midnight the fire,  alarm was   rung   for   the  first time in  months, caused by a burning chimney ���  in the Central hotel.    The department  responded, and   the   fire  was   quickly  extinguished without damage.  Sunday evening service at the Methodist church will have Rev. J. H.,  White, Methodist missionary superintendent for British Columbia, present.  A special feature will be the rendering  of Christmas carols by the choir, and  the sacrament of the Lord's Supper  will be administered at the close of  the service.  The newly varnished and cleaned  coach put on the Phoenix hill by D. G.  Coleman, C. P. R. superintendent, is  much appreciated by the travelling  public. If that car is not kept clean  hereafter, Mr. Coleman - asserts that  something wdl be doing in the mechanical force.  Notice to Water and Light Consumers.  From December ist and until the  the Granby mines resume operations,  consumers of water and light, other  than business houses with whom special  arrangements havebeen made, will receive 15% discount from their bills if  paid on or before the 15th of the  month.  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co., Ltd.,  J. L. Martin, Sec.  �����1 The Jeweler I*  C.P.R. Time Inspector  A Christmas tree for all Scandinavian, old and young, will be held next  Thursday evening, December 26th, at  Scandinavian hall, Morrisbn-McArdle  block. An interesting notice to this  effect, set by the Pioneer's expert  linguist, will be found in another  column.  '"  L. B. Hodge, for some years manager of the B. C. Telephone Co. at  Greenwood and Phoenix, is being  transferred to North Vancouver, where  he wdl have V'similar position. His  successor in the Boundary has not yet  been announced. Phoenix will probably have a manager for this place  alone, something that has long been  needed.    .  Special Christmas services will be  held in St. " Andrews' Presbyterian  church tomorrow evening. J';, ...Extra  music will be provided, with the assistance of Mrs..Murray of'Greenwood  The annual Christmas festival for the  Sunday school will be held the following evening, when a Christmas cantata  will be given under the direction of R.  H. McCammon.  Two bits per month is all it costs to  have the Pioneer sent to you anywhere  in Canada or the United States. Keep  posted on Boundary matters while you  are absent.  Best Slock of  O-i  FURNITURE^RUG*. Etc  u   larger  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and more varied stock than before  .   .  BINNS   .   .  ���*-���-<!��-���-���-��'  Administrator's   Notice.  Iu the Comity Court of Yale  Hold en at Gran.I  Forks.  In the Matter of the Estate ol Alexander Dawson,  deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on the 28th  dav of November, 1907, it was. ordered, by-His  Hon. Judge Brown, that A C. Sutton, be administrator of all and singular, the estate of Alexander Dawson; late of Phoenix, B. C, deceased  Every Person indebted to the said estate Is re*  gu.ired to make.payiueut.forthwith to'"the under-  feigned, and every person having in possession  effects belonging to deceased is required to notify  the undersigned forthwith.' Every creditor or  other person having any claim upon or interest  in the distribution of said eflta e is required, before the and January, 1908. to send by registered  letter addressed to the undersigned his name  and address and full particulars of his claim or  interest, and a Ktateinent of his account verified  hy statutory declaration, and the nature 1 fthe  security (ifany) held by him. After the said and  January, 1908, the administrate)-, will proce d  with the destrlbutii-n ofthe estate, having regard  to those claims only, of which he shall then have  had notice.  : Dated at Grand Forks. B.C.,  38th November, 1907.  A. C. Sutton,  Official Administrator,  Grand Forks. B.C.  Only \ 0,000 Shares to be Sold on the In  stallment Plan at \%\z. per share  $10.00 Cash!  FOR BEST CRITICISM OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT  Thl   Award   ti  be   Made   b>  tKt  Editor of th*. PIONEER, Dec. 24th  does not want your   money,  SHILOH'S  Quick ease for the worst cough-���quick  relief  to the heaviest   cold���and   SAFE  to take, even for a child,    g-%  That   is    Shiloh's   Cure.    i-*UreS  Sold  under a guarantee    Coilthihs  to cure colds and coughs    jr>    g-\    ��j  quicker   than  any   other   *-* %-<OIQS  medicine���Or your money back.     34years  pf success commend Shiloh's Cure.   2uc,  50c, $1. 316  QUICKLY!  THE CARNEY COPPER CO  except for value received.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. is doing legitimate mining.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. has about iooo feet  of de.  velopment work done, with 35 feet of 3% ore uncovered.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. owns 11 claims, and a water  right valued at $25,000. ,  THE CARNEY COPPER CO.'S properties are in the  famous Coeur d'Alene mining districts of Idaho.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. is driving a tunnel which is  expected-to-enter the ore chute on the 500-foot level  within 90'days, when the stock will be worth 50c. per share.  If you want to know all about one of the most promising speculations in one of the best mining properties, under actual  development in the Coeur d'Alenes, call on or write,  J.   L.  P. O. Bor 202,  Phoenix, B. C.  MARTEN,  Pres. Carney Copper Co.  f   Mig'fitoii <& Cavaraaugh  BROKERS  THE CHRISTMAS SUPPLIES  that's wanted at Xmas time are almost  endless.  Handsome gifts have to be carefully  selected.    For instance,  CUT GLASS CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS  are not only highly prized on account  of their beauty, but on account of their  intrinsic value as well. We have a  splendid display of Cut Glass Ware,  and you'll do well to inspect and buy  from it.  >-<H><>0*<M>(?*0<K><><><>*0<K><K>^0  Drawer 1082  Subject to  confirmation :  Nelson, B. 0  **l*JU!*JU!<Jlq��*X>I'dL*3  WE WILL SELL    .  ioo to 2000 Alberta Coal 32  50 ,,    500 B. C. Copper ........   4.50  300 Canadian Marconi..    2.40  200 Dominion Copper...    2.25  50 Cons. Smelters  85.00  2000 Galbraith Coal       .27  20 Granby  80.00  200 Hewitt     7.50  100 Hecla CD'A     3*50  1000 International Coal..       88  500 Suowstorn     1.20  200 Royal Collieries   A, D. MORRISON,  JEWIXEK,  PHOENIX, B. C.  CONTRACTOR and  ....Dealer in   Lime, Briclc,   Lumber and  all   Building   Material.  OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B .0.  PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED (S  KKMKX><><>0<>*0*<>C>,i<>-^^  The  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Bominfon Aiimuw.  ���25   a  We ask you to consider carefully the prices  we quote on all the above Stocks, and direct  your special attention to Galbraith, which will  7f^v''*<>'TtTHfYH3��^^  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  M^n's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  IfYotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylisb clothing  for winter.    We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts 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.  I Men's Hats    A large assortment, just  in,   of those   new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoe3 is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress s-i:xs  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 Undersrear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  m

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