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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 18, 1909

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 AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, DECEMBER  18,   1909  No. 4  CHRISTMAS SHOPPING  AT  The  Pig Store  I  Yuu can make your Xmas Shopping easy, and save your  self endless worry, by allowing us to assist you in selecting your  wants Trom our large stock of Xmas goods, they are money savers  Ladies'Neckwear  "    Belts  Leather Bags  Pelt and Wool Slippers  Purs'  Kid Gloves  Mocha Gloves  Silk and Wool Scarfs  Iced Wool Shawls  Fancy Handkerchief Boxes  Silk and Embroidered Hdkfs.  Drawn Linen Sideboard Covers        ��� Y.  Drawn Linen Tea Cloths  Drawn Linen Centre Pieces  Cushion Tops  u  ti  H  It  it  K  tt.  . tt  H  I  Ties  I  Men's Fancy Sox  Silk Suspenders .,..���;..  Silk and Wool Mufflers  Silk Lined Gloves _ .  ��       Mocha Gauntlets Slippers    -  "       Handkerchiefs Boxes     ������;.���������.    .,������  �� -    Sand Fancy Silk Handkerchfs  Initialed Silk Handkerchiefs  ����� '    Fancy Vests     oll_. ,  "       New Negligee Shirts  Make Your Selection Early  1  M  Mil (01.1 Bill UB10J') TOSi  LET II BE 1 Ml Mil  Wk Offer You the Following Suggestions���  A Piece of Cut Glass  A Carving Set  A Piece of Silverware  A Carpet Sweeper  An Electric Iron  Half-a-Dozen China Plates  Set of Dessert Knives  Set of Spoons, Silver Tea Pot  Silver Coffee Pot  ."   Or Your Wife might like a Sewing Machine  Let us ask you to visit our Store and ���take a look through the  HARDWARE DEPARTMENT, we think you will find it an easy  matter to select a Gift.  WE ARE READY  FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS  GROCERY ORDER  Raisins, Currants, Grapes,  Nuts, Oranges,-Figs, Dates  Celery, Lettuce, Bananas,  Apples, Pears, Cucumbers  Let us have your order early, hut before placing it look around���  we know that you will decide to place it with us. .  Our Big Bright Grocery Stock and our Staff await your commands.  Us.S. INVESTOR ON  GRANBY COMPANY  Financial Paper Thinks Stock  is Cheap  The U S. Investor of Boston recently  contained the following article on  Granby:  Among the copper '���; stocks which  seem to me to be selling rather cheap  at the present time is that of Granb)  Consolidated Mining, Smelting &  Power Co., which is quoted around  100. I believe the stock is worth  more and I look lo see it selling considerably higher within the next year.  As a matter of fact, the annual report  of this company as of June 30, 1909,  shows conclusively that" the company  is again attaining a position which will  enable the declaration of a dividend to  be made before long.  Last year Granby produced 21,901,-  528  pounds  of copper at   about   10  cents a pounds   This copper .was sold  at an average of 13.22 cents per pound,  and the gross income was $3,983,536  I'he net profits were $681, 134, leaving,  after  dividend  charges,   a   surplus of  $41 r, 134, as compared with  a deficit  of $68,478 last year.    In other words,  this means that $5 was earned on each  ofthe   135,000 shares of stock,  and  that rather than showing a deficit the  company piled up a very good  surplus  for the year.    Of the $5 earned $2 per  share was paid in dividends  last  December  and   $2   per share  went into  charges for new construction.  Some   have   unfairly   criticized   the  management for not charging the construction up to the copper costs.    The  majority of people, however, believe that  since the company was  to realize the  profits from this construction during the  following year,it was onlyright to charge  its cost from the earnings.    During the  year the company, increased its underground development, so "that 40% more  ore might be handled' than heretofore  This  underground development work  was properly charged to copper making  cost's. " That- "the"���"���'company   is  now  making .use .of.these Jncreases tsj>hown  I by the fact that  during  the   month o  October it increased its production by  nearly 50 per cent.  The Granby Con-olidated   Mining,  Smelting   and     Power    Company   is.  not  an old   company.     Incorporated  in. 1901   it  began   paying   dividends  in   1906,  and   has "paid   a  total   ol  $25 per share;   $12   in.1 1906,   $9  in  1907,   and   $4   in   1908.    In   other  words, since the'date  of its incorporation this company has paid better than  $3 per share each year of its existence.  The company now  has  7   furnaces in  operation and its  production   will be  brought up to over 30,000,000 pounds  of copper per year.    With  the  costs  decreasing (they  are now about 9^  cents per pound),  there js no  reason  why this  company  should  not uv*ke  money even on a 13 cent metal market.  Figuring the costs at  9^  cents,  even  on a 13 cent metal  market,  the company would then show earnings of over  $7 per share.    This, however, is a conservative   estimate,   for   many  believe  that within  a year the costs  will  be  down to 9 cents, and   that the produc  tion will   be  greater  than   30,000,000  pounds of copper, perhaps 35,000,000,  an output  which  would  show  a   fine  profit to the stockholders.  The company has a capital of 150,-  000 shares, par \alue $100 per share,  and 135,000 shares are outstanding,  it is expected that the remaining 15,-  000 shares  of  treasury  stock   will   be  DIVIDEND OF  30c. DECLARED  By Hedley Gold Mining Company  Boundary Mining Notes  CONSOLIDATED CO.  ACUIRES NO. 7 MINE  Initial Dividend Payable on January 4th Next  At a meeting of the directors of the  Hedley Gold Mining company in Boston last week an initial dividend of 30  cents per share was declared, payable  on January 4th, 1910, to stock, of  record December 20th, 1909. For  this purpose the books of the company  will close on December 20th and re  open January 5th. As there are 120,-  000 shares outstanding, this dividend  amounts to $36,006, or a disbursement of six per cent.  The Hedley Gold Mining company  own the famous Nickle Plate mine and  40-stamp mill at Hedley, having  acquired the property. from an explor  ation syndicate' .last August. The  syndicate received '98,000 shares of  the 120,000-share capitalization, while  the remainder was paid to the vendo'rs  of the property.  The 40-stamp mill has been running  smoothly, and within a few days the  company hopes to determine from experiments now being made what  changes will be necessitated in the  mill to reduce tailing losses. The  company expects, by mill improvements, to increase profits $1 per ton.  The operation of the mill previous to  the new company taking control,  resulted in o loss of $2.50 per ton, in  the tailings.  Tbe Licenie Bylaw  At a meeting of the city council on  Wednesday evening the hotel license  bylaw received its second reading. It  sets the annual licence fee at $650.  I'he bylaw willreceivc-its final reading  next Wednesday.  The   Belcher   mine   at   Republic,  which   has  been, shipping to Granby  smelter in the past, has  contracted to  ship two cars of ore per week lo Trail.  The profits ol the BiiMsh Columbia  Copper  company   for   the   month   of  November   amounted   to $54,000, as  compared   with   $38,000 in October.  The  cost ^ of copper production   was  lowered to 7.35 cents per  pound,  as  against 8 8 cents the previous  month.  The permanent  head office of the  New  Dominion   Copper  company   is  now located in Phoenix.    At the Rawhide mine exploratory work  with  the  diamond drill is being continued with  three shifts operating.    Power is supplied by  a  steam  compressor at the  Brooklyn mine.    About   15  men  are  now in' the employ of  the  company  locally.  E. Jacobs,   formerly   editor  of the  Mining   Record,   was   in   camp  last  week.    Mr. Jacobs was making a tour  of the mines to secure information  for  his annual review of British Columbia  mining which' will appear in the  Nel  son News on   Jan.   2.    Mr. Jacobs is  probably the  most  authoritative  man  on mining  in   the  province, and contributes to many of the   foremost journals.    Speaking of Phoenix mines Mr.  Jacobs said they   require  no   inflating  write-up, the facts are eloquent enough.  The   Lone   Pine Surprise   group of  mines  in  Republic camp have   been  acquired by   the  Republic Mines corporation, $225,000 being the consideration.    The property just sold is said  to contain the largest and  richest ore  shoot  in   the   camp.    The   shoot   is  nearly 300 feet long at the surface and  has only  been  opened  to a depth of  100 feet.    It is known as the Surprise  shoot, and from a small area of ground  at its south end in 90 days during the  summer five  miners who  had a lease  extracted $52,000 worth   of  ore.     At  the expiration of their  lease a  large  bonus and royalty was   offered  for an  extension, but the  owners   would   not  consideFTt.    The~properties  sVTip to  Granby and Tacoma smelters.  Purpose   Erecting   a Concentrator Next Summer  I'he Consolidated Mining and  Smelting company, owning (he Trail  smelter" and operating the Snowshoe  mine of Phoenix and several other  properties, have acquired the No. 7  mine in Central camp, about six miles  south of Phoenix.  A bond was taken early in the  summer and the property thoroughly  sampled. The company has also secured an option on 18 acres of land  close to the propeity on which they  purpose erecting a mill, to which the  ore will be trammed to the concentrator.  A. B. Cartwright, formerly of the St.  Eugene mine, Moyie, and Trail, ai-  rived in Phoenix on Saturday and has  been placed in charge of operations at  No. 7, under Superintendent Biesel of  the Snowshoe mine. About a dozen  men are now employed at the No. 7.  D. J. MATHESON  IN THE FIELD  Will Oppose J. G. McKeown for Mayor  .i,.<c  Municipal Campaign Already  in Full Swing  \ Close Call .  A team of horses, attached to a  sleigh carrying 2500 pounds of giant  powder, which had been left alone on  Old Ironsides avenue on Thursday  started for their stable Dy way of First  street. They brought the dangerous  cargo slowly down the big hill until  the sleigh struck a telephone pole at  the bottom, and fortunately to relate  the only damage done was a slight  break to the sleigh. It was nothing  short of a miracle that an explosion  did not occur  with disastrous results.  MINING MEN IN CONVENTION  .ssued towards the latter part of the  year in-order to take care of the money  the company has invested in the  Crows Nest Pass Coal Co. The company is controlled by strong N-sw York  interests, James J. Hill being represented on the board of directors, as  is the American Metal Co. and ihe  Nichols Copper Co. I believe this  hO'<:k will sell materially higher within  the yc.ir.  H-IULUJiJ".!*... 111.  Establishm>  "899  ESTAHl.IKHKD    I��99  (LEAVE YOUR NAME FOR  A CALENDAR)  mm  liack 10 His Associates  Jou:! Dilian, an  ex-employe of local  railway   Construction, appeared   before  Judge Hood on Thursday on a charge  of vagrancy.    John   was  imbibing too  freely of exhilarating liquids   on   Wednesday, and annexed an   oveicoal and  gloves at the   Brooklyn which  did  not  belong    to    him,   and    sold   them   in  Greenwood.     As a result   of  his escapade John will   return   to   Nelson jail.  ! from   whence   he  recently   came, and  spend the next six   months   with inti  mate acquaintances.  PHOENIX HOCKEY  CLUB REORGANIZED  Officers Elected and Plans Laid  for Season  At a largely attended meeting of  local hockey enthusiasts this week  plans were completed to have a championship hockey septette that will seek  all provincial honors for Phoenix  during the present season Officers  were elected as follows : -   ;  Honorary President, O. B. Smith, Jr.  President, Mayor G. W. Rumberger.  Vice president, Judge Williams.  Secretary-treasurer, A. A. White.  Executive committee���James Walsh,  Roy Clothier, James Corbet, Roy  Clarke,    and    Claude     McAstocker,  manager.  During the  past  summer  and  fall  some noted puchchasers have come to  make their residence in   Phoenix and  the management  of the club expect  they will be able to trot out the fastest  aggregation that ever figured on ice in  the Boundary.    A subscription list has  been generously signed by businessmen  and enthusiasts and the club will get  away to a good start financially.    The  management are taking  steps to guard  against any wrangling among members  of the team  which somewhat predominated last season and which was partly  attributable lor the loss  of the Boundary championship  last  winter.    The  line-up is not yet decided on  but will  probably be made known next  week.  There is also evidences fo an active  interest   in     ,ockey    throughout   the  Boundary.    Grand   Forks   team,  last  season?s champions, have been reorganized and  will endeavor  to retain  the  title to  the trophy which  they  hold;  Greenwood is to  have  ice r.��xt  week  and will probably have a team  to  rep  resent it; at Mother Lode a new rink  is  being erected and  it  is said  they  have material for a good hockey team,  while contractor J. B.   Tiemey claims  to haye a line up at  Wellington camp  that includes prominent graduates of  eastern hockey leagues, and expects to  get them into the local league.  NOVEMBER WAS  RECORD MONTH  Interest in the approaching election  for municipal honors is gaining interest  daily and a contest for every seat in  the council now appears probable.  At the solicitation of a number of  ratepayers D. J. Matheson has consented to again run for the chief executive office of Phoenix for which he  will oppose Councillor J. G. McKeown.  Mr. Matheson served as Mayor during  1907 and 1908, but was defeated in  the election last January by G. W.  Rumberger. Although it had been  expected that Mr. Matheson would not  again seek the office, he states he is in  the race today.  For the council it is expected that  all the present aldermen, except  possibly Mr. Marshall, will seek reelection. Mr. Marshall states he will  not be a candidate. A number rof  others are mentioned for councilmen,  f >  but none have definitely declared themselves as yet.  Nominations fof mayor, aldermen,  and school trustees take place on Jan.  6th, and election on Jan. 13th.  VIGOROUS OCTOOBNARIAN  Oreo Barron Smlib, Father of 0. B. Smith,  Jr., Celebrates 82nd Birthday  The Springfield Homestead contains an interesting biographical sketch  of Oren Barron Smith, father of O. B.  Smith, Jr., superintendent of Granby  mines, who celeDrated his 82nd birth-  [day on Dec. 6th last, at the home' of  his   daughter,   Mrs.   F.   A.  Packard,  Sprinefield._Ohio . ��� ��������* -*  Mr. Smith, senior, has always been  an active business man, starting at the  Granby Ore Shipments  H 2,763 Tons  Department   ol   Mlnet  Urged   to   Take   Up  Scientific Treatment of Ores  The most important mining convention ever held in the interior met  at Nelson Wednesday with a large  attendance. A resolution was passed  which will be sent to all officials of the  dominion and provincial governments  and to members of the dominion house  representing British Columbia. ���  ���The resolution setsTortn tVmt-iK��  smelter of the Canadian Metal company at Frank  has  been  abandoned  ��� ���  and that the Canadian Zinc company's, .bottom of the ladder and   working up  plant at Nelson  has been  idle for a to responsible positions and also served  as representative from Palmer in the  local house and was elected selectman  on two occasions.  He has eight children, six of whom  are living���C. M. Smith, contractor  and builder, New York city; F. O.  Smith, manager for the  H. V.  Hartz  Tonnage for Year Passes the  Million Mark  The shipments of Granby mines  for the month of November made a  new record, totalling 112,763 tons,  and there are good indications for this  month exceeding the November   ton  Gieenwood is passing a new license  bylaw, requiring all 30-roomed hotels  to pay an annual fee of $350, while  hotels without such accommodation  will be taxed $425 Per annum.  nage. The only month which approached this in tonnage was March,  1908, when about 110,000 tons were  shipped.  Granby's total shipments for the  year have now passed the million mark  and before the year closes will exceed  the record output of 190S.  The ore receipts at the smelter for  the month of November amounted to  115,261 tons, 112,763 tons from  Phoenix and 2498 tons from foreign  properties, as follows :  Snowstorm, Idaho 1521 tons  Belcher, Republic   563    "  Ben Hur    .���"        322    "  Lone Pine    "            28    "  j     Arlington, Slocan  ....     64    "  I Jolly Dancing Parly  One of the jolliest dancing  parties  that have taken place  in   Phoenix for  many   a  day   was   that   given   at the  Snowshoe   mine   Thursday    evening.  Unique  invitations   were   issued, and  programs   provided,   while   the   large  Snowshoe dining room proved an ideal  place to trip the light fantastic.    Werner's    orchestra     supplied    excellent  music; and   at   mid-evening  a  dainty  Inncheon was served, after which dancing continued till early morn, when the  guests took their leave  with   many expressions of thanks to the hostess, Mis.  McKelvey,   and the hosts, D. Matheson,   A. Butterworth and  R. Clothier,  or the delightful evening.  year, with no apparent prospect of re  opening.  Attention is called to the fact that  11,000 tons of zinc thus far this year  have been shipped from Kootenay  points to the United States, and that  the Payne tariff imposes a duty of 1  per cent the pound of zinc contents of  ores carrying more than 25 per cent of  zinc. The fact is emphasized that  Canada imports annually 7000 tons of  zinc products valued at above $750,-  000. The convention agreed that it is  highly important that a government  smelter should be established capable  of treating ores sufficient to supply the  Canadian markets.  The dominion government department of mines is urged to take up the  matter of the scientific treatment of  zinc ores.  company, manufacturers of steel tackle-  blocks ; G. H. Smith, paymaster of the  Valley Paper company, Holyoke, Ohio;  O. B. Smith, Jr. of Phoenix,; Mrs.  Packard, Springfield ; and Mrs. W. A.  Jackson, Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Smith,  Sr. has also twenty grandchildren and  eleven great-grandchildren living.  The Homestead says : Mr. Smith's  is truly a youthful old age, a living refutation of Dr. Osier's theory. His  health remains surprisingly good, enabling him to enjoy' the family gatherings with all the gusto of middle age.  Jl Dec 18, '09    n  S BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE S  1901    1902    1903 1904    190s  '31.762 309,858 393.7IS 549.703 653,889  1,731    20,800    71,313   99.034 141,320 138,079 174.29S W7.576  47.40J    14,811    I9,S65  ���       650     8,530   23,937 37,960     0,485   ���    15,537     16,400     3,007  Sox  "550  7,455    15.731  T.646  3,33S  363  32,350    55-73'  3,070    25,108  3.250      3,056  1,040  "875   665  3,000  35��  ISO  560  785  635  483  3,060  "'sSo'  219  J ,759  4,586  3.450  322  364  33  3,435  4.747  1.833  33  150  Albin Doyle left  on  Wednesday for  Arizona, accompanying "Cap"   Smith.  I        The following table give* the ore shipments of  j 190s. 1904.  :ox>5.   1906,  1907, 1908 and 1909, as reported  Mink.  1 Granby Mines...  Snowshoe.   Phoenix Amal..  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode...  B C Mine   Emma   Oro Denoro....  Bonnie Belle   Dom. Cop Co....  Br'klyn-Stem.  Idaho.   Rawhide   Sunset.   Mountn Rose.  Athelstan   Morrison -  R. Bell   Senator   Brey Fogle   No. 37   Reliance   Sulphur King...  Winnipeg ...  Golden Crown...  King Solomon...  31r Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris   Jewel   Riverside   Carmi   Sally   Rambler   Butcher Boy   Duncan   Providence   Klkhora   Strathmoie   Golden Kagle...  Preston   Prince Henry...  Skylark   Last Chance   S. P.O. Mine...  Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Bruce   Republic   Miscellaneous...  Boundary mines tor   1900,  1901   1-902.  to the Phoeuix Piouctr���  Pant  1906         1907       iocs 1909    Week I  801,404   613,537 1033,747 1.01569328,759  S.4J6    135,001      4S,S26    175,'Jo     3,49o|              345  105,900 30S.32I 33!,&)9    328,805     10,912|  1.488 IJI3                  ���<  II S04 iS.374          3,177 14.481 66,630       7,553  140,685  3.960  26,033  48,390  3.555  43. *��  13.353  64,173  31,��7��  3'.��S8  649  5.780  10,740  3,803  53��  120  586  3.536  3*5  993  400  i��7  Soo   30   35  ,."7.9  145  106  76  726  7.0  1140  3*5  'SO  <o  30  140  30  15  ���3  "V��  589  V>  6Sr,  3��  icc  ....���..  90  "65  108 146  60  750  73  20  40  90  30  500  4��  700  30  55  60  30  330  45  224  53 *>  ..... no  30  ToUl,,tonS 3^o- J^^S,^ ,,3.638 1,61,37 ..MM.7 ..*M��- >*����� �������' j  Smelter treatment���^  ~-  Oranby Co...  15.C. Copper'  Dom. Cop. 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Qoe. hundred  fheywrnd dofiare fat? been txQeafe&it  '' tfae atttesi&Qa*, ��f foe JPaawaSoif* jgr*at  , ����t,'     '_    H u new zmtotmozd that the Suez  - 'amidmost be deepened from tinny^  Um to thirty-*** fe*; bat &e tioxty-  m feet of tbe.&mi will not permittee  y*ma%ttii toe LowtaaJa sod Ma��re-  , It omsi be d*��peoed to /tfSj' /b��t to  Accommodate tbe Eritish battleship of  the future. -  Rowland bwitie&ttnen are tip in  arojj ajjainst tibe poor accoiamodalioo  given their city by tbe Great Kortberp  and Pact 6c railway*, Phoeotx ebooid  jotriJfcwfaiuS ia tin ondzti&ht oo tiie  railway companies in - an dforf to  ��ecttre tbe sutcosataod^xioa which tbe  iajportaoce of tbi�� ctty demands.'  The resumption of AWpdennt by the  Gtanby cotopaor, the firef.quarterly  dividend by tbe Hedley Gold; Mme*  . compi^y, 3.od ihe ��ubii��nthl wcttuse  ia net profit* by the Btifob QAumbk  Copper coropaoy are ��gosncaot mdi-  ou^oiw of griwioj{ prospmty arid the  /    coming good timet,  Joseph Martin, tbe Guxadiao, politi  cal war horse, is a candidate'(or a  London cmsliHitncy. in the Brhisii  elections. His defeat h predicted, in  whichjme he is.sUUed.to return to  British Ccrforobia to try and form a  party ��e opposition to tbe government.  'Hite resuit of tbe elections in Nor,  way at which women east a rote was  to upjet tbe government, l*his does  not give much encouragement to politicians in other countries to grant woman tbe franchise, 'i'he vote was  heavy in tbe towns and light in the  country.  King Leopold of Belgium has  formed a company capitalized at $v  500,000 to control bis art gallery.  tartar powder. Its fame  is world-wide. No alum,  no phosphatic acid.  Tb^ is iie^^  tion as to the absolute  purity and health fulness of the food it raises.  lcf^*e-'Coiw��rrara*e ��ssaoaapa)  wmratj ^  | DEANE'S HOTEL |  4:  ���DANNY' DEANE, Proprietor.  ��������� Z'-nkV s^ i^aa ^5 ^^ HoidiB^city/b^tedby  ^  ' Cental loofei �� ** Bri,3ge, Pstt Streer, Pfeoc^    ,-. ^  TZL_t__X____L'   ~��  ������STSJiX   2��*-T5a..  OT^.rTRic -ajcamagc j��;  I  ���  I  ".libs'' ffJfesTwlielnjMsg   a^ssassbo ' x��\  Hotel Brooklyn  PROVBK3AL.  Ready to Serve Y����  We are seadhr for imsofiss zod jasaH  --��I og ^ad lo ssrre yon.     We hare a  itswi^ iram; Mayor .itobsrtsau gm jig- j�����  '|^t��tae3 otjSbt i^,carjararana#^5 '<af Mx.| ^  I ^o^w^i^^BEg&^gf^,aa��g*r^t>^| ^'     _=rz=_ _ _^___  j.-S^.lfesm.MrBriae.'^  |iwe��:i��es^'-iwad:. ��ce3WBa-.:ao eatfcuss-i ^tt|��f��l��4����llwSspiii��iW'"������������w����-�� ������' _. .   ���| 'asac.cwBaoo' io a-eQKmd'mg to iorata-.;  j &are' ��aaeodsd io dieai'30 addirEE alb*;  ^ -axavsstB^YmBs^, 3bel;s^��BEci��s ,��b? JJfc  I i^��ks^ssssax&*es cf' jfiie ��� gtweriniffiiia' - -  j ��ere',aa*;jw^hDBB�� ippsqpriEia: reifireoce^ ,j  i a��  ! caafideace accorded the adaBnsasK3ion|,  * in. 'ife'siea^'caaits^ so ^Brpostt��on.| -^  I 'ws* Ebowo to acEie the Tesait 'refiict  j imge��ejiyB^hr',atj��io .sbsitr, appooes&s.  ]     TSbe ��lec33r>n of oSdcte lac* -plare  j as 33�� aiiexDoon sesraon,, ��s 'Sing' at  ! fcflJow*.: ' .EL," .F. Gsessa, presadent; "W.  1 W. Fotaer, Eereislote, firH.Tace-prea-  ^ dent; 'W2EasD; McKay;" sexotod -nsxr  \ preadart j J.' B-, W2Baxasan; secretary;  j H-'L. Bdsaonds, ueasorer; :.e3eEC2tiWf  ? coamdaee ��� Yak-Cariboo.     Tboirtz*  S��eenej-; Westsmosser, W. S. Cesty:  jTaaoewTer, J- J. Mffler; Sootesay,  5W. Ining, E. L Leason; Naxtaiaiin, A.;  E-PSaota.  A CtalBttM* Sex Worth lilril*  TSTbea y��a scasfc* a preseat��f �� perioS'  itau! ioa irifiod or faaaiSr jeni si* rfiaUj  D.RAY! NO  Of nil,i'5o<J��'.���proinjHiJv *,.,.,. .  CSa��*fa3 ji.��*��tk  -t*rdta-e.   ������   .    ���. "������    pj*orie S/sBl1  JAHES O. HcKEOVVN  Mayor S&abas Is ���out &��r ��xfecJaoa  fesr JfeJscinu  ', TT5ie 'Viaoria ?<wt 3sas jtsoed sfee  ^'aSso ��a* 2��sl of pebScaJaans,  For Jack *�� raSway ca�� tiae coal  iodaa&y aJ Ccfeaatra is b&tog crippled,  . A cswo^ressor and power $2aa* is to  be WJStaBed at fee Dssudee, oearYasar,,  ;   Jo��3*;WayKWJ was ponsflcawed for  triaS at'Jfelsow 1a��t wedt on a charge  ef soostrder!] ' '  This year's y��*&3 of Ssftaoco in the  Kdosrsa'district ss abbot'*8,ooa !*��.'  ASar^isKreaaeoeictyearsj expexxed.  The co*k$ta&f hxre'adrixxxd tbe  price of Jssaber o��e dollar per tSaotJ-  aat��d and it n repotted Huese will be  another raise vftkaxr�� few moailre.  To fatt fire eixxvei w3sSe valking i��  Sa�� *&ep and ��Ji3J live was ��&�� remarJc-.  able experieace of-Viksoi' Jofcodro, a.  Jfew'VVeftsaiaSer arciatect a��d bialdez,  <Jecapitated at Vaccourer by a itreel  carl 'I'he iad was on bi$ was bcasse  from scboo! and raa ia front of tbe  car.  The total assessed raio? of property  in "Vancouver next year wili be $i��v  o&cjx>o, according to official figures  prepared by ihe ctty tax camtmssioavr  to-day*.    ,,  ., The Dcojiaiom has provided $4,500  for a telephone ih*e from Kamloops to  Qts&md, and i$i,ooo to improve nan-  gation between Quesnel and Fort  George.  ��� It it nnoeMood tbat tbe premier  wjii ��t ft��r Victoria io the new legislature, *C A, Senoiio' may contest  Yale in tbe ConservatiTe inlefetst at  tbe ^election tbu* ��ece��j<ated- Mr,  Seralm is a former premier,-  James Breen, tbe millionaire mining  oj>erair>r say* i "A few year* hence  when better ttansporlaiipo facilities  ��ball have been provided, BritJt.h  CoJumbia will be one of tbe greatest  mining countries in the world/'  With no new lead ssnpply sources of  any conseguence- being discovered in  the United Sutec for a generation pa*��,  American capitaliet* are looking for  new fields to develop, and British Co'-  urobia look* tbe most promising of ail  to investors.  Red UcUtod, widely known thougi-  out the Kootenay country, was sen  tencedat Nelson by Judge Forin to  three months' imprisonment, on two  charges of housebreaking at Lardo and  goalbreaking at Kaslo, the sentence*  to run concurrently.  F, A, Ross, recently in charge of  operations at Hedley for the Daly Reduction company, has gone to New  York from Mexico after an examination of the Cinco mines in the Hcs-  totipaquillo district of Jalisco, undtr  option to the Marcus Daly estate.  The draft, for the Prince Rupirt  charter just drawn up provides for absolute municipal control over the  entrance of any electric light, tele  phone, telegraph, water or any power  company, and the right of women to  vote at municipal elections. The sale  of liquor is to be detei mined by plebiscite. The draft will be passed upon  by a public meeting.  3ai#e txmaSctis ��f sound irFSSUnenls in \ for ��>w3 ��r IB d-aring * -whole yexs. Ii  Otyand Subarbae Prspemes vmvh]l&e aapuastiuux* oi yaar vans aad;  ofifesr great oppanttmtiyfS to anvestccx.  4%'e ba?* a special dejetrlEoeist for  esjaaatry icbesotfi, and aH mqt&nss re-  -cave proinpl stteation, SVjatsn in Van-  ^conrey 3et sis sbow yea wbat we have  tt> offer before goaag e3iewbta:e.   Onr  Ssdag df^jartment ensures qtiici sdes-;  We bare several good sobdaTOaons  00 itbe jmar&fit wbkb it wi?I pay yon 4o  investigate.  Th��  XJosffsaraas  Stock & Bojsb  Coje��HLAMO!sr ��r Vj&covrzz, vtd  <Wtscb Bo51ding Groosd Floor):  Hastings St. W. (Next new P'O.)  P.O, Box rzbS  Vaoco<aTer,JBX.  SjstettJJtie *��i Sefeot&t  ��� F.S. Partridge, a CF-R- -operator  ia tbe Grow* Kent, bas-been arresJedl  on a cbarge of trying to defraud tbe  "CP-TC���ro^accBsea-wotCfl--wrlii5" on;  tbe stub of a ticket the name of aplace  raany miles nfeort of tbe place deag-  naied on tbe ticket and pocket the  (aiffereoce, Feople wbo came for  fr��gBt were charged bigber than tbe  regjilar tariff aad tbe balance neatly  "cacned* io bis pocket  Tbe Only Fsrsi-Oass and Up To  itete Hold in Phoenix. New  arom cdiar to roof. Best'Sample  Rooms in tbe Bocndanr, Opposite  G N. Depot- Modem Baihiooms  Steam   *    Heated  I  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, XOt ami  Acc34es  tBtnrt.nct  fwit����l Api     -  Bank Block, Phofcnix, B.C  ,.' SHAVING PAKIjOKP  AND    BATH R'OOAJ.  C&t"-' M4i .*����� ��1��e .':.  Phormx, B e.  Malttcw's lirtcp shop  1X��WER   TOWX.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STTf USH HAIRCUT  SATH5     |H  CONNECTION  JAMES MARSHALL, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  mm*****  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  ���  : td&agbittB -were to talk to thtsat ��3ond &��  scua* pariwdicale ����Ik 4s�� 1iies* sDeniJr,  bowiQnekly jon nFon3d forbid t2��s ecan-:  pscSoEiaiiip! Xs tlw os��e case se ia t&fc  otber, tbe 1>e*t course se iosopplsud tiie  iafasioaE -stiti ��Mael3jing��era&3T a*trao-  tire and a-t the ��*aje tame -*��rorl2i -wliiJe"  A fixA can be wi��leBonae and -utterly'  d5stastefuL Re&disigc&o be xoade ��o,:  too. 2Jm Tbe Yoatit'E Compaclca not  <?��V aoTJri^bes fbs raind, i��i ��lta!ii^ite it,  inet B3ae tiiat ideal aesooaie wboiD joa  twwld tawose. Tne Tcaib's Coaspanion  fill* tiiat piece z��ow in xcore lltszi b*lf a  miJlioa ti��saee.*~ Can jon not tiiint ol  *A3X?lh*ar humlx ia -ubitb it is not now  IrnowTU Trfeere it wonH be fovfnilj  -a-<det��nfe!3?  If the &J001�� tent now for 1910 roi-  mae, the new O&tuvdian *abecriber will  jget reaaainine issueiE ol 1909, incHadbig  tbe Christmas Sainber and tbe Companion** new "Venetian*' Calextdar for  ISlft, Ji<hoigraph*d in 13 color*.  THE YOUTH'S COMPAlflOS,  Cornpaniws BMg^ Boston, Maee.  Sai/beripti'jne E*eeired at Pioneer office  VTe fumisb tbe trade ail over tbe   Boundary   with  ihe Cboacest Importrd and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As we snip direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McOeath & Co.  GBEESWOOD, B  C.  tttai  You don't have to go to war to be  patriotic. Improve your locality, uphold yor��r town, enlarge its interests,  and lend a hand to progress, and you  are a patriot���a lover oi your country  ���as truly as the soldier who shoulders  bis musket.  Fads for Weak Women  ffsae-tocitb* et aH rise garfcwcw of woousa is dot to sone deraageaic&t or disease erf die ergaui c&stioetfy ffwiimtwu Socfe nckneM can be eased���is cored  everyday br  Dr* Pierce's Favorite Prescription  It Make* Weak Women Strong,  Sick Women Well.  Ii met* &ntcdj 00 tbe oxfrsa eSeeted sod ts at tbe ��une time ��� general restora-  five tos��e for tbenbc&e system.   It coxe* iesule complaint right in the privacy  of home.   Ir make* ttaaecewary the dus^reesble qat*tioam��, exsmrnstions and  ���   toed tresbnenr *o aoiyer����lly insisted upon bj doctors, end so abhorrent to  every modest *rom*n.  We sbsll not partiexilarize here as to tbe synptonts of  thoce peculiar  aseetioos  incidesr to women, but those  wasting'  full  jstbroostion   as   t*>   their  symptoms   and  means of positive cure ere referred to the People's Cony  moa Sense Medical Adviser���1008 page*, newly revitcd  and Bp��to-date Edition, sent /r*v on receipt of 31 one*  cent stamps to cover cost of  mailing t-c'jr; or, in  cloth  , binding for ��0 sfjuspt.  Address Dr. R. V. Pierce. littlo, K. V.  Household Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundrying done at the Reeo Laundry   ALL VORK  GUARANTEED  H*Uo!  A ��3  Reco Laundrv  I_ t_ �� T I  There's two things to consider in  printing���material   and  workmanship  get both and you get satisfaction in  tbe Pioneer.       .���  mlwM  CANADIAN HOLIDAY  EXCURSIONS  Low first class round trip rates to Ontario, Quebec  and IVIaritime Provinces.  From Phoenix to���  Toronto $��9.95  H��*****e&l $94.95  St. Johns $109.45 Halifax $ 13.50  Tickets on sale Dec. Jst to Dec. 31st. inclusive, final  return limits, 3 months from date of sale.  Tickets issued in connection with Atlantic Steamship business  via New York, Boston, St. Johns or Halifax, limited to 5 months  from date of sale.  Full particulars as regards'routes and fates to other points not  quoted cheerfully given by calling on or addressing,  W. X. Perkins, Agent.  PALACf IIVCHT ME  UNDER SEW  MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CUSS EQUIPMEMLFOR LONG DRIVES, LICHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING,  CRATING,  Etc., at Rettes-  -   able Ratet.  We *!��� to Pletae and Stlieit aa Opportaaitr.  DRY WOOD IN ANY QUANTITY.  "McEIrby B ros,  (PHONE 34.  Phoenix, B.C.  SPECIAL NOTICE  Now that the weather is seasonable -vve can give our customers Special Low Prices on���  Beef, PorR and Mutton  by the side, quarter or carcase. - This is prime fed stuff,  and not thin and shelly, with nothing on it.. We will cut it  up to suit the purchaser.  We have an "Extra Special" line of CREAMERY  BUTTER, which we would like you to try.  Just arrived a fresh consignment of SALT AND  SMOKED FISH, also MINCE MEAT and "ONTARIO"  CHEESE.  P. BURNS & Co  LTD. PHONE 2  *M PHOENIX, B.C.  THE  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Employs a system which makes it  it easy for its out-of-town depositors  to open accounts and transact  business   by   mail   with   any   of  its  UI  DETAILED  INFORMATION  FURNISHED ON   REQUEST.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. P. and A.M.  *;��-**.�� ccnmsiBalcBtkni % i> �� ,,  osxl Tbairadsy ofeacfe month.  Kmersest mwitor. ����o��!W �������.���.,,,  Ball. McHm.U Wock_ ���  G. O. TCR-VfR  V.M.HUHM.S1SO.  'Sccxetarv.  Lao. F.  5.VOWSHOK LODCR No rt  Meet* rrcry itoaAMy tt^KSiuf  ��t MiDrr.' is,-  :im!ing brrtfcres corrfi��iJf inrited.  Johx C Tatt. Xo4��5e '.rtml  W. A. IZCS.xno.Fin S��-��.  V. A   Cock* Reread.   Sny  PHOENIX   AEKIE   NO   l.*W  Tfeiv  Hceula CnionHil!  Ynixj rrroinj.  ri��!tiD|E     brethef.  ���lirayt "-tkomt  .��. itclrer. w. P  C   Xc&rroccxx  W.8��  K.ofP.lODiiE.No.28   PHOEXlX, B.C.���  Meets every TcESDir  Ennno ai 7.30   :  Sojom-Mirg Brother ��� CrdU'Ij  welcomed.  F. C. GRAHAM  r- of *. *.  H. UcCKACKEN . C. C  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood,$5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wted Delireretf ra Sbert Notice.  'fkose B22  Jolinson & Anderson  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Land Registry  Act and in the matter of the Title M  fxjt 22 s��nd part of JotSl, block 11, map  59, Town of Phoenix'.-  Whereas the certificate of Title tn  tbe above hereditaments being certificate So 4827A' in the name of Hetty  Larson haa been lost or de-troyetl and :  application has been made to me for  daplit-atc therof.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN" that  adapliratecertificateof title to thr above  hereditaments will be issnetl at ilie expiration of one month from the date o'  the first publication hereof, niilt-s? in tlie  meantime valid object ion to the contrary  is made to me in 'Writing.  W.H. EDMONDS  District Kegistrar  Land R��-j;if try Office,  Kamtnope. B.C .  Nov. 3rd, 19W.  TUB  FINEST   QUALITY   IV  WW an* CREAM  A  !thbRA1RY  ���'��� W      1CVS.N VVff  P1IO.VB  ��TaiCTt.v passu  Kaaa  t*it J��f itiarjet  Hurrah  for  Xmas!!  Now is the time to think about  that piece of Furniture your  wife wants (get it for Xmas).  Our new line of Mission  and Golden #-Oak Rockers  has no equal.  Our Rug' RacK  Call and have a look at our  new Rugs, and the way we  have of displaying them. No  trouble to show them, the rack  does it all.  Have a look at our Picture  for Xmas.  The City ^  FURNITURE  Store  C.  F.  EDWARDS, Pr��P- ���^J^.ITWMgBWMHMaMp  VmrnWrfUBSaWm  ���i,. Lll! "U lu.! LJET  ���^JJBWjfiWlHi'  1  B  8'1  PHOENIX 'PIONEEft, PHOENIX,J.��.  Cw:m  9f*  Steel Range  e- n  v<^-">  <:  M  The Kootenay  broiler and  toasting' door is  very spacious.  Large enougvh  for a feed door.  Free Booklet  on request.  Turn  button to  open clean-  out door. Use  scraper and  pan, and flues  can be  cleaned  out in  a minute.  FOR SALE BY THE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO.  THE KING'S HOTEL  "The Pride of .the-Boundary."      v  PHOENIX, B.C.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally located, culinery department par excellence^ and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus metis all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  Tho King's Grill  Srurt   Order   Meals   served   in   the   King's  GRIlX   at all hours.  E. P. SHEA, Proprietor W. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  .  TO CURTAIl COPPER PRODUCTION  large Interests In Canada and United Statea  to Effect Reduotlon  N.Y.���From now on a reduction in  copper production of this country,  Canada and Mexico can be looked  for. This will be due to a determination on the part of the large copper  mining companies lo limit production  to consumption so far as it is within  their power to do so..  The large copper interests will effect  a curtailment ranging from 5% to'10%  which will serve to reduce production  as well as cut down the large surplus  stocks in this country and abroad.  While there has been no agreement  among the large copper producers to  curtail production, it has been decided  by a number of the largest interestF,  iudividually, not collectively, to conform production to consumption, as a  result oJ which many of the large mines  of the country, including the Amalgamated and Guggenheim properties will  curtail production 10%.  Such action should naturally have a  stimulating effect uton the price of  copper in the near future.  Loe'it Option'Puzile  Local option returns continue to  come in slowly, there being ten places  yet to heanfrom. In most of the'con1  stitueneies the total number of' b illots  cabt for the candidates have as yet to  be computed.  The final result as to whether the  referendum has the necessary fifty  per cent, may not be known for some  weeks. In fact it will not be ''definitely,  settled until after the rerount upon  spoiled ballots' to be held before  County Judge Lampman   in   Victoria*.'  BOUNDARY ft KOOTENAY IW9 ORE RECORD  SblpineQii and Shelter Recelpa For Year to  ' "'' .'Dale.'. '  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at; the smelters of  Southeastern;British Columbia for last  weeic and? for 1909 to date are as  'follows:'        ";'"/;-:��� .;'.'^:''  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary ..... M... .40,267 1,463,2 4  Rossland... ;:.;. :; 4,998 221,848  East Columbia River   3,844     181,554  PEKUM A WONBERf UL B0(*N  ���-;.^;iN^^iiP'A6E.  �� Y-<n  iYm$t  h\n  rtlr  '' n  CHAPS,   COLD   SORES  ROUGH RED SKIN  AND  ������  '������  A Fine Calender  We have received a copy of "The  Gospel Text Calendar," for 1910, published by H. S. Hallman of Berlin,  Ont. It contains thirteen large sheets,  beatifully printed in colors. The publisher desires an active agent in each  county or city to sell the calendar"  Price 25 cts , each.  Zam-Buk will give you speedy relief.  It works while you sleep. Apply it to  the sore places just before retiring and  by morning it'will have done its healing work:  Cold cracks are highly dangerous as  well as painful. The air is full of  germs, and cold cracks simply invite  them to invade the system. Once  having gained a lodgment they may  then produce inflammation, gatherings,  or even blood poisoning. Besides  there is all the pain I Zam-Buk is  highly antiseptic. Kills the disease  germs, stops the pain, and heals;  Fifty cents: per box, all Stores and  Druggists, .or post-free from Zam-Buk  Co., Toronto, upon receipt of price.  Nothing "just as good," although imi:  tation is the sincerest form of flattery.'  Total. .... ...49.109   t,866,616   SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby....;..:..(..   25.554 994.o8��  B.C. Copper Co. ...   11,892 317,839  Trail.... .'���. .��� .���:���';-.V;   8,771 v403i563  Northport........       ... 12,761  iO<yty-^<yQf>Z  MX  i��Yn  Total  .46,217 1,728,243  Would You Provide  for the Care of  Canada's Needy  Consumptives ?  Here's a Hint!  GOOD CREAM OR MILK, such as the PHOENIX DAIRY BRAND, is  the basis of a tempting meal. It makes everything taste better. Try it���  and you'll always buy it.    All milk.is aereated before being sold.  'PHONE E32  W. A. MCKAY & SONS,  Dkuvekkd to Ar.L Parts of the City  THEN  SEND  YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS  TO TH  MUSKOKA FREE HOSPITAL  FOR CONSUMPTIVES  NOTICE  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  that the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company (as Lessee of and exercising  the franchise of the Columbia and Western Railway} has this day deposited in  the Land Registry office in. the City of  Kamloops in the Province, of. British  Columbia, plan profile and book of  reference showing a proposed branch line  to be constructed by the sajd Canadian  Pacific Railway Company,, from M. 5.5  of the Phoenix, Branch of the said  Columbia and AVestern Railway, to  Wellington Camp, and that thirty days  after this notice or so eoou thereafter as  the application can be heard,' the - said  Canadian Pacific Railway Company intends to apply to the Board of Railway  Commissioners for Canada for approval  of the said .Branch.  Dated this First day of December, 1909  R. MARPOLE,  General Executive Assistant,  Canadian Pacific Railway Conpany.  Hard on Bowier  The Keretnebs Chronicle ((Conservative) says: Dreadnonghr, Bowser is  pretty nearly qualified now for a change  of the nickname to Pooh-Bah Bowser.  He is acting Premier; Attorney General,  Minister of Finance, Minister of Agriculture, and Commissioner of Fisheries'!  He is also  in  active legal practice;  A Vary Caatle Hlat \  How is your subscription? If it  has fallen behind we would like to see  it renewed about Christmas and let us  be joyful during the joyous season.  It takes money to run The Pioneer  as we require cash to keep the plant  running arid the wolfe from the door.  JW.  4*'  '&  wv-'t sv    rt  u  ,  iviiiii. .tv'iAViALA t.ElD. ^  V Heartily Approves of" P*.ru-u& 'ami .'.'ti/i-a-li/i for-Kidney andBowl Trouble  CKH>00<M>C-C<H*>OCM>0��-C><KH>C-CK><>^^  MRS; MAHAIiA REID, Corbyvllle,  ���Ont., Canada* writes:  The advertisements you read in the  Pioneer are put there by men who are  after your business, who will go out of  their way to give you satisfaction,  whose success and prosperity will  benefit the town and you.  AMERICAN HAND LAUNDRY  WASHING and MENDING  If you want your clothes washed,  mended and buttons replaced, with no  extra charge for mending, leave your  name at the American Hand Lanhdry,  across the street from Scandinavian  hall, and washing will be called for  arid'delivered.  "Your celebrated remedies have i  boon a wonderful boon to me la my".  oldmge.    . ,      . I  ; . ���..'�� �� ............ .. ...... '.,. '-i  "I have not beeu iu bo good hoaltii' for  ���everal years as now. I was troubled  with constipation, rhoumatiam / and  kidney trouble.  "A. littlo over two years .ago?;T' com-  plotely lost my health, h^comlng;) almost helpless, when a^dear-friend- sent  me your remedies, Peruna and Manalin.  I began to take them, .following :tlib  directions on the' bottle." V.Ivvery'_.soon  began to feel benefited by their us�� and  continued to take them; j. J  ��'I am now completely recovered from  the above ailments, iaf act; better than  I have been for years! past. I cannot  praise the remedies too highly and will  always recommend them to others;''-'.'  Constipation is almost sore to set up  other derangements.  Betained accumulations ���within   the  bowels are partly reabsorbed Into the  -. 8ystem;producing sometimes rhevuna-  tism.sometimes kidney trouble.  The blood ' bolngV surcharj:ed with  acids,.which ordinarily.flud tlieiir escape through tho bowels when theyjare  regular, rheumatism is the result. v  Acid blood forma crystals, which'! accumulate about tho ligaments, cartl-  lages-ahd sometimes tho bones in'.tha  'Joints^Vv;":.  ';;Suclrniorbld accumulations of blood  ;'thT6\V',oxtra work upon the kidneys.  The kidneys being unable to perform  tho unusual labor of excreting these  poisons, often give way and kidney  trouble lslthe result.  ': Perraatfentrelief cannot, bo reaadna-  .biy.expe^ted'except by correctingjthe  j constipation.  ^.Regular bowels area great safeguard to healtti:%Pei una and Manalin are unexcelled the world oyer)  , for chronic diseases affecting the \  .bowels and'kidneys. '  . .. .  McAtee,  ;   ��rr.;Jw;;.\v:"La:ma3ter, 3127  'Aveif IiOuisvill c,<Ey.., writes  "I'siifffrcd for twenty-six years with  bladder and kidney trouble, and being  advised io.gl'vo Pcrnna a trial, I did* so,  Bight bottles of Po'runa and three'-bofc.  ties of Muualin entirely cured me.'f  Ask Ybui* Dpiigfllst-for a Frer Peruna Almanac for 1910  Tfe Pioneer for Fin? Co"?^^^ Pnnlii.g  ML'SKOKA  VREH   HOSPITAL  FOR CONSUMPTIVIS.  MAIN  KUILDING  FOR  PATIENTS.  PKoenix  Beer  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in  its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  i. Reco�����,zc<t    >t REST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  by  all   an the x-**-'v'^ . . .   WHY?   Because its manufacturers employ  all of their energy to  the  turning oat ol  a  perfect  B^er  from   the boat materials obtamab.e.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE,  ETC. PHONE 23  A national institution that accepts  iwitients from all partis of Canada.  i-Iore is one of hundi-eds of letters  being received daily :���  5  i  Phoenix   Brewing   Co.  D. J. Matheson  FIRK,       LIFE  ANK  ACCIDKNT.  .c"' Jnsuraiice 'Hgcnt.  (IDKI.ITV     BOMD9.       ''....... I'LATB    GLASS  CO.VfVtW-tlONKK    FOR    TAKING   AltlUAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Btit Invite Yout Iflspectioa  of out  Prices and Quality   ���������r-^iaaaaa���aaar^a^aaiMi awa���awaiaaaaiaiaaaia���  t^HHBMtanatalBma��^MBaBWaaiaBaaBvaB  of   Goods   Before    Buying  Geats Furnishings Elsewhere  Our stock of Suits, Overcoats, Underwear, Shirts,  Collars and Ties, Boots and Shoes, etc., etc., is all  new and up-to-date-no ancient, shopworn or shoddy  goods which would be expensive at any price.  By frequent buying and careful selection of Stock  our Furnishings are always new, with the season's  distinctive styles, and bears the stamp of quality; our  prices are no higher than you will pay for inferior goods  elsewhere.  John D. McNautrhton, New Lis-  keard, Ont. : A young man not belonging here, and suffering from,  it is oelieved, consumption, is  being kept by one of the hotels  here. He haw no means and has  been refused admission to our  ho.-pital. The conditions where  hn is offer him no chance. Could  he be admitted to your Free Hospital for Consumptives? If not,  could you inform me where he can  be sent, and what steps nre necessary to secure prompt admittance ?  NOT   A   SINGLE  PATIENT  HAS   EVER   BEEN  REFUSED    ADMISSION    TO   THE     MUSKOKA  FREE HOSPITAL  BECAUSE  OF   HIS   OR   HER  INABILITY TO PAY.  Since the hospital was opened in  April, 1902, one thousand five  hundred and twenty-four patients  have been treated in this one institution, representing people from  every province in tho Dominion.  For the week ending November  20th, 1909, one hundred and twenty-  five patients were in residence.  Ninety-six of these are not paying a  ooppsr for their maintenance���absolutely  free. The other twenty-nine paid  from $2.00 to $4.00 a week. No  one pays more than $1.00.  Suitable cases are admitted  promptly on completion of application papers.  A GRATEFUL PATIENT  Norah P. Canham : Enclosed you  will find receipt for my ticket from  Gruvoiihursfc, hoping that you will  bo able to oblige me with the fare.  I was at your Sanatorium ten  months, and. I was sent away from  there as an apparent cure. I am  now working in the city, and I am  feeling line. I was most thankful  for the care I got from the doctors  and staff, and I must say that 1  spent the time of niy life while I  was there.  npHE   CARNEY   COPPER  MINE,  in the  famous Coeur d'Alenes, four miles south  east  of  Mullan,  Idaho���8  claims,  3  fractions.  Water power, worth $25,000.  Tunnel No. 1, has 450 feet development  work. An ore chute opened for 150 feet in  length, and the end not reached, about 48 feet  wide, and the width not determined. Vertical  depth at face of tunnel 150 feet.  Tunnel No. 2 is in from the portal 1025  feet, crosscuts and side drifts 475 feet, good  ore now appearing in face of tunnel. Vertical  depth 530 feet. Stock at less than 25 cents per  share is a good buy.  Rio-Tittto  T  ?ea  "^UTSSV'-"-���-0"'  Tho Muskoka Free Hospital for  Consumptives is dependent on the  good-will and gifts of the Canadian  public. Money is urgently needed  at the present time lo make it  possible to care for the large nnd  increasing number of patients that  are entering the institution.  Will you help ?  Where greater urgency 1  Truly, Canada's greatest charity,  Contributions nmv be Kent lo  \V, J. Gage, Esq.,fHS|>ndma Ave.,  or J. S. Robertson, Sec'y-Treas.  National Sanitarium Association!  847 King St. W., Toronto, Cauftda.  HTHE RIO TINTO-TREADWELL MINE,  is in the same ore zone as the Granby,  14 miles directly south from Granby mines,  Three miles south-east from Curlew, Wash.  The group is composed of 7 claims. $4,000 was  spent on the ground prior to incorporation.  Tunnel No. 1 is now in about 175 feet.  Ledge No. 1 was crosscut at a depth of 100 feet,  carrying lots of good ore. Ledge No. 2 will be  cut before April 1st, at a depth of 125 feet. A  Two shifts are crowding the work night and day.  Tunnel Site No. 2 has been laid out, which  will give an additional depth of 200 feet below  No. 1. It is less than one-and-one-half miles  from Great  Northern and C. P. R. railways.  ' <j  w,  > j-j.  8 4  >h\  -ft*  r  }  ���-  ^1  u  HV  J\  a.  i- I'  ll  fa  * ���,  ;' i:  ''8 ?  I  i  I  i  If If 1'  ��HOEIIX PS5SEER, PHflPHX, ��.��  McRAE BROS, limited  it msm mmwmmm  TKSE M��S It SMMMIt TEAM  :��TS PURITY  ITS FLAVOR  responsible  ITS FLAVOR ! ENORMOUS SALE of 18.-1  ITS RCLI^nTY 'OOOQOQ r���*** ammallyl  Eoesgb CImttaus Goods are Steady here to wjpp?y a big deraaod,  ��cd other tbipments axe on tbe irar. In addition So tbe des-  tioctirdy CWMr��A thing* such as toys and pones, ��t'rt showing  a comber ��f ntweities tn  PHI* FCMKS, MM* AttMS, MSl  carl Aims, wring sets, T��ei  cases, rasb ftrts, ftKi ci��hs.  Mdal wveltlcs. Art taietfars,  r��K| (hh, orisons earls,  Sitters' sets, M  �������� Mxes  Seakd lead packets aaly  40c 50c and 60c per pound  At all grocers  TEA  that ��re foil of Christinas spirit. Tbe quicker you make selections  bow tbe better your chance of getting what you want. We never  hare enough of everything to go around, and no store can figure  precisely jast hoir much of each Hoe to buy. We do tbe best we  possibly can to meet every requirement and urge shoppers in their  own interest to bay early.  -CAT** SMITH LEAVES TOWN  gjglpgeet   oi   H&ateoae   Gift   ������    Ere  Souvenir trays of Phoenix, view of  a co at BJack's  Local and General.  ris**w��e   Gift  (tepartsre  It *as a some* of general regret to < Gra^ ^.^ ^ ^^  o!d timers io cam? to learn dtmng the | mt��Ita5oaM:nt oi  past week that G. R- Smith, popalarly {       *-a��Xi ZTV.v^  oW on  .-.    ��,*���     u   u.^i  a~^a+a i concert coarse takes place on  known as "Cap^ Smith, had   decaced  _, . ,.  .   t-^L ���.     31 St.  to   leave   Phoenix,  ana   w=��i*5 ������- jJ .  nected with Granby mines for nearly a j    Wood dealers nave be^ reaping a  the Star  D=jc  t(iv"^YY  1 -.-\*J~  PfeRAE BROS., LIMITED  decade. A number of friends met at  tbe Phoenix Club on Tuesday evening  and presented bim with a travelling  grip, which contained several - large  go?d corns, and an address read by  Thomas Brown, as follows:  "Dear Cap,- It >s with extreme regret  that we learn of your contemplated de-  pararre fiom oar midst. Lord Byron  is reported to have pot tbe following  words into the month of the Great  Napoleon opon his departure from his  native land forever:  -Faw��H totlot IxbA wtoo* tie glaMB oftay  tsome JU. e'essHa&tnrtA  tie oo&  ��*&   fcer  ISSI  Diamonds  i  for  Christmas  fOTHING ts^so acceptable "for-a Christmas  1 present as DiatSorids. Now is the time lor  you to drop, in at the LOWER TOWN  JEWELRY STORE and see\ix>ut placing  your order. We handle nothing but the pure Blue  White Wesselton Diamonds. Our system oi -pro-  coxing to order enables us to positively guarantee  -you better value than you can get from any mail  order house in the country. How can we do it ?  We buy from one of the largest and most reliable  importers in the Dominion; we have no capital invested, our working expenses are practically next  to nothing, and we pay spot cash for all our goods',  take the discounts and satisfied with a small commission on the transaction. You take no risk, pay  no money���simply come iu and say you want a  " diamond for  ��10. $50 OR SlOO  as the case may be, choose the style of mounting  you prefer, and in ten days the goods are here for  your inspection. Then if you have a friend who is  an authority on Diamonds bring him along, and if  you are not satisfied that the goods are by far the  best value you have ever seen, pay your money  and the girl is yours���we mean the goods are  yours.  We have a splendid line of Ladies' Elgin  and Waltham Watches, in Gold-Filled and  Solid 14-k. Gold Cases, from $ib upwards.  Compare our prices with the mail order houses  .and buy where you like.  ,  *i>?ft    A  There is nothing more acceptable than a  nice article of Jewelry/and .you. do not  Xmas* Presents   either.     Many   small     | JT^W^LICl  articles from our stock, costing .- -. ��� '������������.  Two Dollars to Four Dollars  make excellent presents.  For Tier  CUFF LINKS, COLLAR, PINS, etc., -  .-75c. to $5.00  Sbe abaafltxps roe ��*!"  JLest you also, Cap, should go away  from Phoenix with that sort of melancholy feeling of desertion by the land  wherein for ihe past few years yon  have chosen to dweU, we, your sincere  friends, take this occasion to inlimale  to yon, in a hmnble way that we are  really and sincerely sorry to see yon  leave us, and thai we hope you may  now and always remember ihat Phoenix hoSds* many good friends of yours,  who remember you with the kindest  feeling of esteem and comradeship.  Oar dose acqnaintance with yon has  tended to raise yon high in our esteem,  and tou have proven yourself a man,  industrious, and honest in his work  and in his leisure hoars, a prince  amongst good feltows- We, therefore,  wish to present you with this grip and  contents, which we hope yon will  accept, noi as the price of your friend  ahfp here, bnt as a small token of our  re^ro~ror"7CHi:~J*or-:t!ircoujiiJ^. fesrtTc-  seasoo, for the new year, and for all  your future years, you have our hearty  good wishes for ihe best that life can  gjve j-chj���good honest friends, three  sqcares.a day, and enough filthy lucre  to buy a patr' of curling stones for  winter,, and a\ few solo chips for  summer.. Our wish for you, Cap, is  that you may always bask in Heaven's  smile." - A  Mr. Smith was taken entirely by  surprise, and being deeply moved  found himself for a time at a loss for  words to reply, bat said it created in  him a predominating desire to remain in Phoenix; he would prize the  address highly, its presentation was a  moment he would ever cherish and he  thanked one and all heartily for their  expression of good fellowship.  There are few men with as many  warm friends in Phoenix as Cap.  Smith, and in his departure all kinds  ot legitimate sport loses an enthusiast.  An ex-president of Phoenix Curling  club, he was a true sport in every  shor; his prowess as an angler was only  equalled by the famous Sir Isaac,  while game in the district will now  breathe more easily.  Mr. Smith left Wednesday for Arizona, via Seattle and San Francisco,  a large number of friends being at the  depot to see him off.  harrest   daring   the   past   ccapSe of  weeks.  Tne Brooklyn hotel is preparing a  very elaborate menu for Christmas  dinner.  Tbe Methodist Sunday school en-  tertainnieni will be hdd next Thursday  evening.  For rlf*"'"g and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for anC  delivered.  Born���In Phoenix, on Thursday,  Dec 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. William  Lindsay, a son.  New lines of goods specially for the  holiday trade being received dairy at  Love's drug store.  The Presbyterian church Christmas  tree entertainment will take place on  Tuesday evening next.  The moving picture show on Wednesday evening had aiig audience and  some splendid films were shown  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Martin have returned to Spokane 3fter a visit ot  several weeks at their old home in  Illinois.  Dancing classes will be commenced  ejrily in January under tbe direction of  Fridolpb Werner. A competent tutor  his been secured-  Gordon    Thompson,    formerly    of  Phoenix, wno has spent the past year  on the prairies and in tbe Cobalt dis  trict, returned to town on Monday.  James Draisey of the Pioneer staff  returned from Vancouver on Wednesday evening.    His father, who recently  amln Tn_nl-��--��e��iooS.OfxrjTrtiOn"In"~Vahj;  couver  hospital,   is   but   slightly  proved.  A quiet wedding took place  Greenwood on Wednesday evening,  Dec. ��5th, when Russell W. McDonald of Phoenix was married to  Miss Maggie Johnston McCulloch, of  Coleman, Alberta. They will reside in  Phoenix.  W. P. Tierney, head of the contracting firm of Tierney & Co., was in  town from Nelson on Thursday and  with Frederic Keffer, consulting engineer .for the B C. Copper company,  and Harry Johns, superintendent of  the Jackpot mine, inspected the new  railway to Wellington camp. He expects that fifty per cent, of the construction work will be completed by  the end of this month.  Preparations are now completed for  the big annual dance of Phoenix  Miners' Union to take place on Frida>  next, Christmas Eve. Werner's orchestra has been engaged to supply  music and will be specially reinforced  for the occasion, composed of five instruments. J. D. McLean, J. Noel  and J. Thompson is the committee in  charge of the dance, and a royal  evening may be expected  lm  in  TOILET ARTICLES, separate pieces, 75c^tip  NECKLETS, LOCKETS, CHAINS,.IBISfa $2.50-to $20  GOLD WATCHES - - - >��� - -   $10-to $gQ  For Him  WATCHES, CHAINS,   FOBS,   CUFF LINKS, etc.,  All Qualities and Prices  Also  the  New "GILLETTE"  SAFETY RAZOR-  at Five Dollars, fits in your vest pocket  BEAUTIFUL SOLID GOLD STICK PINS, at  Two Dollars to Five Dollars  LITTLE DIAMOND AND PEARL PINS, at  Seven Dollars to Ten Dollars  For the Little Folks���  BIRTH STONE RINGS, LOCKETS AND CHAINS  BOYS' WATCHES       ,    - $3.50 to $5.00  GIRLS' WATCHES -      -       $6 50 to 10.00  BABY PINS, 75c ani upwards.  BABY PINS. large, with baby's name, only $4.00  BABY RINGS, $J.OO and $*.25-Solid Gold  E. A. BLACK The Jewele  A. Stiutzel and C. E. King returned  Thursday from Spokane.    ,  ���I7ry-w6ocnn~car lots?    Apply" tO'jr  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  A contagious affection of the eyes  has made its appearance in the public  school at Grand Forks.  A gentleman's silver watch was  found on the street a few days ago  and has been left at the Pioneer office  Lost���In Phoenix, on Wednesday,  Dec. 15th, a lady's gold watch ; finder  will be regarded on leaving at Hunter-  Kendrick's. ,  Mr. Moyes, who has teen a missionary in China for several years, and  is now travelling in the interests of the  foreign Bible society, will give a short  address in the Presbyterian church tomorrow evening.  Keep both eyes on the Rrio Tinto-  Treadwell mine, near Curlew, Wash.  Buy Rio Tir.to-Treadwell stock at 5  cents per share' on the payment plan.  Only a few thousand shares left atthis  price.���j. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C  ARTLEY  WATCHHAKER AND OPTICIAN  'Dower Town, Phoenix  \ The Store where You get 100 Cents in Value  for Every Dollar.  Ask   for   oyster   cocktails   at   the  Brooklyn-  Try Wallace, the tailor, for cleaning  and pressing.  Souvenir trays of Phoenix, showing  four views in relief, only 75c. at Black's  jewelry store.  John Morrison, a former employe at  Mother Lode,' was drowned at Elk  Lake, Ont., recently.  Duncan Ross, ex-M.P. for Yale-  Cariboo,-was in the Boundary for a  few days during the past week.  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet.; For washing  underclothing it is unequalled, Cleanses  and rifles.    _        .;,.   R. A.' Chester has been appointed  manager oi the B.N.A. Bank at Greenwood, succeeding H.F. Stowe, who  Was been transferred to Rossland.  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick���call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. C  A. Ross.  Christmas Goods  We are just opening up our splendid stock  of Christinas Goods, which includes a splendid assortment at atsractive prices, such as  Leather Goods, Hand Bags, Hair Brushes  Combs, Glove and Handkerchief Boxes  Beautifully Designed China Pieces  Stationery, Perfumery^  Etc.  A Full Line of Chocolates  fsl)tiig Stote  As Ym Uke It.  "As you like it" is an apt remark in  reference to   the  manner of the production "As You Like It" in the opera  house Tuesday evening.    A good audi -  ence greeted the company and the performance was a thoroughly enjoyable  one.     The   performers were such   as  biing credit to C. P. Walker, of Winni  peg,   who. is ��� responsible   for  many  shows touring the West, and the s'age  settings were particularly good.    Wil  liam Yule, a popular comedian through  this  province, plays a natural   role   d  "Touchstone"   and   intermingles   (he  lighter vein happily through   otherwist-  somber  parts   of   the   drama.    Mis*  Eddy was a genuine capricious "Rosa  lind,   while  sh    also  dignified  ideal  parts of the character and said her lines  dearly.    Other members of the com  pany were equally strong in  less  im  portant parts, and combined a finished  production.    In the grand opera sing  ers, who recently appeared here, and  the "As You Like It" troupe, Manag-1  Walker ;| has   sent   two   organizations  which should guarantee good audiences  in Phoenix for future  offerings  under  his direction. ,  Election Card  To the Electors of the City  of Phoenix.  At the request of many ratepayers  and electors I have decided to offer  myself as a candidate* for Mayor at the  coming election.  I have al/eady served two terms in  that office, and if you think I did what  was right during that time I will ask  for your support now.  Having in view the welfare ofthe  city, I will favor with the assistance of  ah able Council that all underground  wirrs be disconnected at the door of  the Council Chambers and the offices  of the Police and License Commis  $ioner.��, so that the business of the city  can be Conducted in a businesslike and  efficient manner.  If elected I will work for the interests  of the town, and will oppose any  special favors being granted or undue  traciment accorded any one.  D. J. Matheson.  WHEN YOU VVANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it properly you must  have experienced men. The Phoenix Pionkhk  has the men, the material and the machinery to do  the work. Send us your next order for printing'���  no order too big, none too small. We do everything- in printing, and will give  you  satisfaction.  WHEN YOU WAttT  Bids Wanted  Sealed   bids  for   150 feet of 5 x 7  funnel, in Diorite, in  the  Rio  Tintb-  Treadwell mine, four miles south-east  from Curlew,  Washington, will  be received at the Dominion hotel, Phoenix,  B.C.,  up to noon   Friday,  Dec.  30,  1909.    Tools, steel and car furnished.  Rio Tinto-Treadwell Mining Co.  '       J. L. MARTIN, Manager.  COMB TO THE OLD RELIABLE  AND ONLY  TAILOR IN PHOENIX  SPKCIAL, $45 OVERCOATS for $35  WESSEKM

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