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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 19, 1908

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Array V  ��5r*  '       #��fifc  /^^  ^twl��U-v6 Library    ...^  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Tenth Year.  PHOENIX, ERITISH COLUMBIi.  SATURDAY. DECEMBER 19,  1908  No.  illSB��MftS^  IP YOU  ARE IN DOUBT  WHAT TO BUY THEM POR CHRISTMAS, COME  IN    ^ND"  WE   WILL   HELP   YOU   TO    DECIDE  A   USEFUL  GIFT  ISALWAYS  THE    MOST  ACCEPTABLE  How about a Smoking  Jacket for him, or a  Nobby Necktie, Plain  Fancy or Initial Silk  Handkerchief.  Initial Linen Handkerchief  Silk Muffler;  Fancy Silk ! Suspenders  Silk Lined Gloves, or  Gauntlets  A Pair of Embroidered  Socks or a Stylish Shirt  We are sure she would be  delighted to receive one  , of our liew���  - i  . Directoire Tres in gold, or  a RibEon Sash, or per=  haps a beautiful Collar  or belt.  A half dozen embroidered  Linen Handkerchiefs -  A Leather Hand=bag  A fine Silk Handkerchief  or a Pair of Comfort=  able Crocheted or Felt  Slippers for the bedroom  A most complete line of  Ladies' Furs.  RAILWAY SPUR  WILL BE BUILT  By Great Northern to  Wellington Camp  HOME TALENT  SCORES SUCCESS  Encouraging Results at B. C.  Gopper| Properties  AND THEN IN THE GROCERY DEPARTMENT  WE WILL HAVE  EVERYTHING  FDR THE CHRISTMAS  DINNER.  The BIG STORE will remain open until 8 o'clock Xmas Week  I  ���&  i  g^^j fg^^^^%^s^^| r^s^^^g^^i^ ^ flSafigyjgftga-^^&i Fil ^^fl^��^?Jr^r^ ^ r��?Ml^^^^l IMJg^iagga^^si  I  Although no a'uhoritive information  can be secured fob the B. C. Copper  company as to thVresults ofthe development work beiig carried on at thiir  recently-bonded properties in Wellington camp, it is row evident that they  have secured jroperties that vill  shortly take their,)lace among the bip  copper producers^ the Boundary.  , So encouragiiij' have been there-  suits of work dore to date that it is  announced that' i -railway spur Will  be built from thelSreat Northern main  line to Wellington camp. Superintendent Morgan bj Spokane and other  Great Northern dficials came up on  Wednesday and ;tt)ok a look over the  ground, and it s]understood engineers  will be set to W3rl in a very short time  to survey' the -firids. The spur will be  nearly a mile in leigth and its construction will be exiejisive, involving pro  bably many thohitnds of dollars.  The development work which has  been carried <n: principally on the  Athelstan Fraction has resulted' in  some splendid creibeing placed on the  dump, and it is  tity of it will be  to the smelter  body are given   ut  expected that a quan  racked and shipped  No details of the ore  . The B.C. Cooper company's smelter  treated 13,247 tyns of ore this week  as follows: Mother Lode, 10,880; Oro  3*3 Denoro, 808; Custom ore (Snow-  shoe), 1,067; other properties, 492.  DOMINION COPPER  SECRETIVE POLICY  \   TWO MEN KILLED IN MINES  John P. Anderson pid Charles Johnson Loose  _ Their Uye's Last Night.  As we go to press  it   is   learned   a  a late hour last night, John P. Anderson and Charles Johnston being the  victims. Detail? of the accident1 can  not be obtainei at time of going  to press.  Local Dramatic Society Present  Twixt Love and Money  Last week the Phoenix Minstrel.1  with a big success,jthis week the Phoenix Amateur Drums tic society with a  performance that \ould do credit to  any of the best conedy-dramatic companies that have isited Phoenix foi  some time���truly, ive are well favoied  with histroni'c ad musical talent,  though only a motitain mining camp  The performantE last Wednesday  evening in the onera house was a  success well desetved by everyone  taking part in it. J\ showed no lack  of spirit and gave abundant proof of  careful study of parts and selection of  personnel. As rightly advertised.there  was "not one dull moment" in the  whole performance.- < ; - ''  As Lillian Brough, the heroine, Miss  Markley made a distinct impression  upon the large and fashionable audi-'  ence, her acting in the several���; trying  incidents being natural and unaffected.  In the close of the last act, especially^  she showed great talent in a scene that  called for careful acting.    : ,  No wonder Jimnel Briggs, the'loquacious, but impecunious promoter  of "hotel enterprise" (takeii by George  Cole) fell in love with pretty Peggy  Potter (Mrs. G.'D. Turner), for a  more vivacious and pleasing comedy  part could hardly be desired. Mrs:  Turner and Mr. Cole were, always  there to bring in that ray of brightness  which serves so well to quickly dispel  Ihe temporary gloom that always  pervades the auditorium "during and  immediately following an emotional  scene. -'' ���'���   ' ' ' - ' -:  As the young spendthrift���shall we  say hero?���Herbert Van Allen, 1). A.  Grant played his part well and earned  the plaudits of the house for his manly  behavior in the plot and his gOod  acting.of a difficult role, particularly in  the last act..  Julien Hawke, Herbert Van Allen's  false friend, gave G. D. Turner a sood  chance to show what a stage villian is,  and he took such advantage of the  opportunity that he scored a distinct  success;���cynical and sauve, with just  enough of the confidence, man about  him   to make the hero a tool in  his  B. C. COPPER CO. MAY  RESUME DIVIDENDS  Payments Expected To Be Made Early in  New Year  <��  Total Net  Profits for  Six  Months Ending Novembet 30th,  .,, ���    ^2,609^-5,547,874 lbs. Coprcr Produce  " " Ir will.'be,interesting news to shareholdsrs to know that the directors of  the British Columbia Copper company are expected to resume the payment of  dividends early iri' the new year. * The company declared its initial quarterly  dividend of-25C a share and an extra disbursement of 15 cents, a total of 40  cents a share, on July .18, 1907. Since that time no payments to stockholders  have been made. Sortie "of the director's are in favor of paying two per cent  bi monthly, or ir2 per cent a year, and this course will prpb'aoly be adop'tedlif"'  the. January meeting ;of tlie board..,  The present highly efficient management ofthe B. C. Copper company is  reflected in the.splendid showing since resuming operations in June. From  the time,the company's smelter was blown in on June 8, following the shutdown which all. copper producers experienced during the panic, up to  November 30, the company earned net from operations $232,609, the first  month's run yeildmg approxinaatety $2 5,bl3o"w'hVcW^ri--Afcw��.,^{oUowine months  was pactically doubled.  IVhen operations were resumed last June the company owed some$r7o-  000, including $75,000 paid for additional properties, but this amount has  been entirely eliminated and at the preseut time the company does nqt owea  dollar and.has cash on hand of upwards $25,000. It is the management's  policy to attain a cash surplus of $100,000 before dividends are commenced,  arid the directors believe that this amount will have been accumulated before  dividend action in January.   ..--.��-..  The following sets forth the output, costs and net earnings of the B. C.  Copper company for the six month's ending November, 30th 1908.  Cost Production per Lb.    Net Profits  Laid down in N.V.  Average cost per lb. $25,850  for 5 months .0932c     49,934  1908  Lbs. Fine Copper Produced  from B. C. Ores  on,  STERLING  SILVER  There is nothing more appropriate   for   Xmas   Gifts  than Sterling Silver.       Here are  a  few suggestions:  Half-Dozen Tea Spoons, Lsatksr Cas?, $6.00  Half-Dozen Coffee    " " "    $4.50  Salts & P?pp?rs, $3.50 f�� $6.00 per pair  Napkin Rings, $1.50, $2   and $2.50 ?acK  Manicure ArKcIss, 75c. eacK  Manicure Ssrs, $2.00 to $10 each  Cigarette Cas?s, $8.50 and $12 each  Children's Cups, $4.50 to $7 each  Toilet Sets in Silk Cases, $12.50  to 50c  ALSO A LARGE LINE OK THE CELEBRATED  ROGERS'    BROTHERS   SILVER    PLATE  'PHONE 68  Hi  THE JEWELER  vmnm^fsma  Critized* by New York  Min-  i ing Weekly.  The Copper Curb and Mining Outlook of New York city had the following editorial reference in its last issue:  We are daily   receiving   anxious inquiries regarding the plans of the Dominion Copper Company.     Up to thj  present time the company has assumed  a rather secretive policy and only tlie  most miagerdetails areobtainable^vita  reference to the company's rather er.  tangled affairs.    We dfi   not- see  wlr  there should be any such reticence exhibited by the company's officials.    If  ��� the   financial condition   of  the 'company ��� is   at all   alarming,   the   shareholders are entitled to   be   advised as  to the facts, ind we consider that  the  officials would do well to at once solicit  tbe   co-operttion   of   stockholders,   if  such assistance   is   required.     It   certainly seems an   opportune   lime   for  the company to place itself right with  those who l/ought the stock at $2  per  share and .upwards and   who still   retain   their holdings.     The   policy   of  withholding   from   shareholders  information to which they are palpably entitled,    is  extremely   harmful   lo   the'  mining industry, and we are surpiised  that   the   Dominion    Copper   officials  have assumed an attitude of this kind.  We would certainly   suggest   to   them  that they immediately take  the stockholders into their confidence and disclose to. them   precisely   how   matters  stand both as regards tlie physical condition of the properties and  the company's  financial  standing.     They   will  find by so doing they will receive all  the encouragement they require, both  financial   and otherwise.     Unless   our  experience has been ot  no avail, however, they will discover that   their   entanglements will  increase just so long  as they refrain from adopting an open  handed policy with those who are pro  bably just as intimately   interested   in  the  welfare  of   Dominion   Copper   as  they   themselves   could   possibly   be.  We have a great deal of confidence in  the directorate of  the company,   and  while we may  be   considered   unduly  presumptuous, we are sure   that   they  will find it to their own interest and to  the good of the mining industry generally to adhere  to  the suggestions outlined above.  BANQUET TENDERED  MARTIN BURRELL  M.  T. R.Druinmond, formerly manager  j\ the Dominion Copper company  here, and afterwards in charge of a  property at Cobalt, Ontario, has just  been appointed manager of the.mines  of the Newhouse company, in Beaver  county, Utah.  P.    for :YaIe- Cariboo, on  Wednesday Evening.:  Mirtin Burrel, recently elected as  member for YaleCariboo in the House  of Comuions, was tendered a banqiet  in Grand Forks on Wednesday evening  by h:s friends and political admirers.  The banquet vas given on a mott  elaborate scale in the Granby hotel,  some silly guests being present.! Al  the Boundary towns were well reprfe  sented,and Frank ' Hutton, ex-Mayer  of Grand Forks, presided over th;  toast lis, which included addresses b-  Rev. W R. Ross, Ernest Miller, ant  Mayor fripp, pithy speeches being alsj  made b' many others present. |  The tLast to the guest of the evening.  Mr. Burrell, was drank amid miich en'  thusiasnl, and during the courseV>f hi:  speech, Which was in every ��^y ;  brilliant kffort, he was cheered to thi  echo. ir. Burrell's remarks Wen  bright an I pointed, but well chesen  and reflected credit on  the speakir a  June  891,032   .  .097c. ^  July          :.  ..  1,038,944  .0812  August  1,069,367  .0815  September  829,282  ���io57  October  760,811  .1074  November  958,438  5.547,874 lbs.  Profi  This average cost per  I b. will be somewhat  reduced by,lowercost  in Nov. details not  having been received  Profits from other sources  59^34  23,933  2o,349  ^7,000  5,9����  $232,609  ������---^"icr^unriBn^ri.ccs-sjr^cspper'were oeiowvthejprices^it-whJch-settlementF  will be made, the Net Profits for the six   months   will   be   somewhat  greater  than here shown  Value at Time of Shipment.  ���^MW-is- M^orWarnngr  a blind veteran, had a fine sympathetic  role that might easily have been spoilt  by even a little less care than  he gave  to it.  His manner as the aged and blind  veteran, gaurdian of the heroine, was  every way good ; patient in affliction,  courteous and distinguished all through,  with an intonation of speech  that was  natural to the part, W. K. Hyslop was  a success.  Miss   Bertha    Heidman    as    Aunt  Hannah Timms had not a large part  in the first three acts, but in the  fourth she pleased everybody and elicited unstinted applause by her vitu-  perous denunciation of the whole  villiany of the plot; her voice and  make-up carried out the role splendidly.  Uncle Davy Timms, her husband, (T.    ,      ,   ,, ,.,     ���   ���  .  A. Love) a  weather-beaten  and aged   sh��eholders of the B. C. Copper company, under date of Dec. nth:  Precentage of  Shipped  Copper Value  Silver Value  Gold Value  Total Value  Gold and  Silver Value  June  $88,339  $3,813  $27,986  $120,156  . . 26%  July  i35,899  5.592  46,398  187,859  28%  August  '73,153.  6,878  62,237  242,278  29%  September  115,609  ���   4,274  39,823  159,706  28%  October  98,32s  3.745  37.635  ���39,7'8  30"  November  '34,535  4,871  48.972  188,378  29 "  The company ceased operations at its mines and smelting plant November 26th, 1907 and resumed on June 1st 1908.  Following is a copy of a circular letter sent by President Newman Erb to  elected 11  J. Pec  ember.  McSwain responded  to  toast "thl press" and made a neat  witty spech that carried   with   it  riumph of the   Conserv  anada.  ultimate  party in  th.  ���ml  lb:  liv:  'Along ihe Kennebec'  A Ne\j England comedy, comte to  l'hoenix Christmas night. The liece  is now in its fourth successful seison  and has met with approval wheiei'er  presented, and has been used as atext  hy two ministe-s in their sermons  The play ;s full of comedy hits. It is  comedy that a girl or woman can tuigh  :tt anil not blush at the same time.  The burlesque dliel scene in the third  act between /.eke Dasher and Bimlick  Tubbs is said to be one scream, from  start to finish aid live lother comedy  characters keep the audience in a  happy .frame of mind; All special  scenery is carried for tlie production,  and it is said lo lie strictly a scenic  production from first (act to last.  Some pleading singing and character  specialties are introduced during the  action of the piece, and "Along the  Kennebec''' sends its audience home,  feeling pleased and satisfied that  "Along the Kennebec" has been in  town. A band and orchestra has been  added this season to aid in making the  production   more   popular   than   ever.  Rhoenix opera house, Dec.  :th.  fisherman, looked the part his makeup reminding one forcibly of gales,  sails, whales and herrings.  Ralph Gilbert enacted a dual role  with credit to himself. In the first  act, as Martin C'ench, previously engaged to Lillian Brough, he has a mix-  up with Herbert Van Allen, is shot  and dies. In the third act he played  the part of Andrew Van Allen, the  rich uncle of the hero. This pare was  cleverly acted.  R. H. McCracken did not have a  very large part as Bill Clench, but  whenever he did appear he made gnod  in all he had to do.  To W. X. Perkins and J. Moir much  credit is due for the efficient arranging of stage settings and handling of  the scenery.  A   pleasing   feature   of   the   performance   was   the   rendering   of  a  line  program of music during the intervals  between   acts.     R.    K.    McCammon  sang   "Anchored" in  his   best   breezy  style; Mrs. Bellis filled the house with  melody by singing   Dr.   Parry's  beautiful   song,   "The Captain's  Daughter" ;  Mrs.    M.,   Duff   Murray   came   from  3reenwood and sang   "Sands  o' Dee"  n ber own inimitable and classic s:yle :  Vle.x Striitzel, our own violinist, gave a  nasterly;   interpretation    of    "Morris  Dance" and   Mosckowski's   charming  'Serenade".    The accompaniest  dur-  iig the evening was Charles  E.   King,  wio  acquitted   himself   in   his   usual  alle  and  brilliant   manner.     He also  pnvided the incidental  music during  tht   petfnrimnce   of   the   play    with  telling Affect.  To pioduce a theatrical event with  such success was not only the result  of much diligent practice on the part  of the performers, but much hard work  and careful planning by tie manager,  G. 1). Turner, who had in band the  entire airangem.et.ts of the production,  and to him is largely due tie credit of  the triumph of "'Twi.xl Love and  Money'' on  Wednesday  evening.  "We are informed that certain persons, associated with a former officer  of this company, interested in mining properties in California, Nevada and  Alaska, have recently sought stockholders of this company and have made  unfavorable representations concerning our properties and operations as an  inducement to some of you to part with your holdings in exchange for the  securities they had to offer.  You are cautioned to accept the statements, so made, with reserve.  Accurate information at all times may be obtained at the office of this co m-  pany concerning our operations, properties, earnings and  management."  Mrs. J. H. Wray wishes through the  Pioneer to  thank  the  people of Pboe-.  nix for tlv: many kindnesses and nyir.,  pathy sli-.wn her and   hei   children i  their recent bereavement.  <&��� <3> ��>������������������ ���-��������������������������� �������������������� ���������������������� A  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.   D" " '" J  The following  table jfives the ore shipments o(  Boundary mines for 1900,  lor  1901   lor   "  z. for 1903, for 1904, '.or 1905,  or 1906, and 1907. as reported 10 the Fhoeaix Pioneer        '  1902.  Lh'.esl Prices in Meals  js'kw Vo'.k���Copt't'r. elpctolvtui, fl4-  Oo' f ��l 1.M5; \a.Ki>. 114 25 (tf *1:.50.  Bur Silver. 50  Leiul, $4 57!�� @ *4.02.  Speher, J5.05 @ *5.10  9 Mink.  A Oraaby Mines.  Y Snowshoe        397  a Phoenix Antal   4 B. C Copper Co.  ���    MotherLode...,   5.340  U C. Mine  19,494  Ko.tia   Oio Oeuoro....    3onuie Belle   Don. Cop. Co....  Bi'klyti-Stem   IUaho_   Rtwhtde   Subset-   Monuui Hose   A    Athelstan     1,200  Y Morrison   9 R. Bell   J Senator ,.','.  $ Brey Fogte   & No. 37   r  Reliance   9 Sulphur King   jk  Winnipeg     1,07b  ��  Golden Crown...     2,250  6. King Solomon   X 3ig Copper   T No. 7 Mine   ��� City of Paris   V Jewel         160  a Riverside   T Carmi   m\ Kambier -   Butchsr Boy   ( I Duncan   .Providence   -   KUthoru   ( iStrathmoie   Golden Kngle   1 Preston    i 1 Prince Henry   �� Skylark   A Last Chance   I ��� B. P. O. Mine   ( > Bay   Mavts   1 ' Don Pedro   �� Crescent   , Ruby   ( 1 Republic   . . Miscellaneous...   3,230  1900     1901       1902       1903       1904  64,553 '31.761 309,858 393.718   549,703  1,731    20J600    71,212  1905  &5.��,S39  1906  801,404  8,426  99.034  I4WJ" 13^,079 174.J98    147.576  47,405    14.S11 19.365      -         650     8,530 22,937 37,960   -. 15.537 16,400  9.4S.S  ,1,007  20  105,900  14SS  II S04  H77  1907 IOu��  613.5371007,507  135,001     .12.056    ��4S  302.806  I  208,321  ',7��  18,374  14,481  J>aa<  Week  ��a.53& .  3.370 T  l  �������535 Z  65,oSo  J'.aS"     55.711  S02  550'  7,45s  g   ���  3.O70  JS.loS  5.731  3,*50  3,��S6  '5.646  I./59  4.586  4.747  3.339   ��.,  140,685  2.960  26,032  48,390  3.S55  43,295  >*.��53  64,173  3t.37o  3��,258  '049  5 78c.  10,740  :f,so2  530  130  1,040  "sfs .  665  785  625  363  *.43S  3.450  222  364  33  1,033  2.000  350  482  2.060  "890'  4����  167  79  710  335  VJ  J-o  So .  3.��6  325  500  60  75'-'  <l    Total, tons  96.600  340,800508.876 690,419 829,8uS  Smelter treatment--  Granby Co OJ.3S7   ��30.8l�� ��ia,Uo 401.921 596,25-  i��    B.C.CopperCo  117.611 148.000 162,913 110,4s.!  A    Dom. Cop. Co ~ 132,57�� 30,9.;u  A    Total reduced.. 6j,3S9 348,439 460,940 697,404 837,661  9S2,3��71.172,430 1,133,017  1,359060   35,36  9 <M^��y����4>��y��^!WWfeggai4>4��. -*4fc4h4ak<feap��4ii��&4ft<fe��&<��"a*&     ....����������  ��..,.  13   -..     150  586  **-*"*  .....IT   ~     Z"Z  ."Z.  .'".  ******  .........  '"'"  ""$)  "���****������  :;:::'.  ..���..��   jo  ,.,fcvs  143  106  76  ,%  ���5  40  loS  7.0  1 140  700  "MVV  ICO  40  JO  ..s<^���*  .....  20  140  60.     ******  1$  S\5  ss*  224  M*��..  68r,  **....  'f ��  ........        -....  ?:v  30  ...*��**     40  45  90  32  SOU   ���  .:33,62s 1  161.537 I  148,237 1  410,665  34 9=1  6S7,ys-,  S28.879  637,626  971-5'U  22,132  .��� 10 ^ ic  "3.740  341.953  364,fiS'>  I3.-M7  8.059  218,811  153.439  T2 66* i  <i"i*W  -4  1  m  i  ii  a  1  i  m  J  fpjf  I'M  im  :��  if  w  \Yi  IWyi  V  k'  mziLZ^m-iSJ&i&i^iA^&Z  msKJTrjtor-nrtTrii mm.  ���THE PHQBI.IX PIONEER.  W&i  N  t-3  ilflfSf  ���Sl^fiiM  Ril:  is?  ;    SI '  r.|-:  ���iif"  ���' - "S3 ��� ��� ��� ���  ilfli &  ��� l-3H;'��v4 ��� ;��� ���.  ��� \5&^>? ' ���  ���mtM ^  ���-'''.v.'.'iS^vi'- -. ;v-  i��f| ���,:'���'���  ���x?*&&*g��&%$$  ���Y)$J  mi  " "W:S  ���m  Mi  ����������������������������������������������������  eREHM  BAKING  Perfectly pure^ unquestionably wholesome. A pure food factor ante-dating  all pure food laws; Indispensable for  raising finest cake, biscuit and pastry.  Ifo Aim Phosphates  Be on guara against alum in your food. Prof.  Johnson of Yale College says tie "regards the  introduction of alum into baking powders as  most dangerous to health." ,  Read fhe label.   Buy only where  Cream of Tartar is named.  (     RAMBLING   REVERIES j |  LBV  A  OREAMKE '  CHRISTMAS   REVERIES  A right, real, merry-go-round, happy  Christmas.  * '.������'"  There is much cheer in a kind word  land a "Merry Christmas."  I $  The value of a Christmas gift lies in  the testimony it gives of the affection  that prompts it.  '..;'  ���������..'  Beautiful and right it is that .gifts  and good wishes should fill the air like  snow flikes at Christmas tide.  scrupulously surrounds it, and the  sacredness of its portal has been but  enhanced by.'the advancement of civilization. 'I'he modern home needs  neither towtrs, battlements, nor Das-  tions to protect it from the assaults of  the powerful The humblest citizen  to defend hislowly shack can invoke  the protecting arm of the whole nation. I  the   world I  of home.    Liberal laws  are  enacted  with   this  end   in   view.  The public d(man is   generously   be-  The governments of all  foster the lovl  The Phoenix Pioneer |  And Boundary Mining Jourcud,  (MOBO OB SATUBDara mt TMB  -MONEEBT^UBLISHING CO.  ���<rfionuz,i,c  T. ALFRED LOVE. Manage*.  relaphonea }����������"�� office No. 14.  I Ummmget'm raridence. Ho. 15.  CANADA'S TIMBER LAND.  Such Leia Thin Formerly Supposed, Exports  ' Claim.  I Canadian; Forestry Association, ��� Press  ,        Bulletin No. 10  One'hundred million acres would be  an adequate estimate of Canada's timber land, in the opinion of Dr. Judson  F.  CJark, of Vancouver,  B.C.    This  estimate, it must be explained, includes  only lands on which are found "forests  of commercial value,  as measured  by  present-day logging-standards" (to quote  '   .   1 '������".-...  The Christinas chimes are pealing,  softly peeling, the joyous sounds are  ringing, ever louder and clearer, aearer  and nearer, Ike a sweet toned benediction falliig on the ear. Glad  ringers are julhrig the ropes, and in  one grand swell of. melody, Christmas  with its oId,yet ever new and marvelous mysteries, bursts triumphantly  on the earth once more.  :��rw.y  The fact.that Christmas giving is an  exchaige of things often not needed,  and mat it tends to mutual loss rather  than mutud gain���which is the law of  barter-=-elevates  stowed upon  various states,  lont fide settlers.    The  'without, we   believe, a  single except! >n, have  exempted   the  homes from   : jizere  for  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Quarterly Dividend No. 104  side with that  commendable  citizen to be  even   a  just  debt.    In  sh rt,; the   protection   aid  sacredness of the homes goes side by  )f ihe person.    It is the  desire of every   worthy  he owner  of  his  own  home in fee simple, and to encourage  this desire  hare ; all   these   benificent  ��� laws been enajted. i  But God mist be in all to insure the  full measure o. happiness that may be  therein producd. In our early Sunday school lessms we were taught: that  God was ever where, and, spiritually  considered, thi; is true. Yet it is not  in this sense that the expression is  used. Nor 11 the sense that God  ���shall be preset! in embroideries on the  but that the   soirit   of  Notice is 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 foi  the quarter ending 31st December, 1908, and that the  same will be payable, at the Head office and Branches  after first day of January, next,  The Transfer Books will be closed from the 15th  to the 31st December, both days inclusive.  ,    , By order of the Board, ���''-  /      , ,J.   MACKINNON  ;v'::   ,' General Manager.  Sherbrobke, November 30th, 1908-.  DRAYINQ  Transfer,  orders.  i^s a. ncKEo^      it   far   above   trade.  The perennial benevolence which firds  its expression in Christmas  giving has  wa��; but that pie   spirit   of  Christ���  the stamp of the divine and the spiritual  which is peace, justice,   love,   forbear  upon it, and  it argues   that  there is  something more in man than the mere  materialist sees there.  ���UMCxrrrioxi lit advakcb.  NrTw   Sixlfofitka   To the OnJted slates, per year���....���....  Christmas is really the world's fes  tival���every tribe and people upon the  Learth's surface observe it in some form.  The forms may vary but the spirit is  everywhere the same. The different  nations of the world celebrate the virtues   and   illustrious   deeds  of ; their  ance, temperaice, patience���shall fill  the bosoms of those therein dwelling.  For where the spirit of Christ abideth  not, the spirit if evil is sure to intrude.  In the spiritua and moral life there  are no enipyi houses.���Cranbrook  Herald.  IB   *< . _ ������    :���_-���_��� ������-.-.. ���     ���   ���  FALL  NECESSITIES  FOR MEN and BOYS  Shipments of Fall and Winter Needfuls are now arriving  ���CLOTHING, HATS. CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES,  SHIRTS, COLLARS, TIES, UNDERWEAR, SOX,  and everything , else a well-dressed man may require.  Get the habit���deal at Brown's���and you will save money.  ROBT. CARSON,2^  All kinds of light andh^Tr  Prosify attended to;*.��,��*  t��g a specially. .. . . ^  PHONe'b44 '  HOOD,  f   n'"' L',e ���" AceWe��" '�����".��  Oeaeral Atenr. **"���  fiank Block, Phoenix, B.C  g THO*. BROWN, ._���.,���,���UA  B  fsm^^^^s^m^^f^am^faja^^a^^^^^m^^g^^^^mMl^jafa^^^m^^^^m^^ ^^*^ft^^^^^tf7#^^^^^^^ft^^^^&^^^^%M^^A^^^A^^^V^^B^M^^B^M^^B^Hk/^m&^^B^R^Q|^%  GENT'S.  FURNISHINGS   M>M  .... i.js  ���. 1.5a  Dr Clarlf'c o����� Y~ a \      j -   ...       IUC!>   *im   '"usrnous   Oeeas  ot  their  those il n7 ' and'nc,udinS fireat men, and we on this side  of the  th** areas beanng pulpwood or saw- water do the same when  we eMnte  Th_ ahn���_ ��� ..     ,    . thfi oirth of King Edward in November,  low�� tr^rt   T     J' CODSiderab,y or the birth of the nation in July, bu  ^���2Zt?nTi^���^r Decbmber the world  celebrated  an  Un vef2of T t i T��V! " eVent which far surPasses the birthday  Un.vers.ty of Toronto faculty of fores- of Washington/ or Wellington, or Na-  try, when speaking of the same class of      1 * j      ��b��^  land    -RP rLrf.fr Z poleon,  or  Alexander  the  Great, or  Sw      , TWhat ''-^  even the birth of a nation.    It  is the  both-est.matesgo.to show the shrink-|Mrth  of the   world>s  Redeemer> who  Chijstmas Plum;.  Be merry,  Be friendly,)  SHAVING PARLORS  ; AND    BATHROOM.  N'cxtn^or to McRae Broi  Knob Hill *,��������.. J,ro��-    pH0EN,Xi a(;  LOWER  TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS    IK    CONNECTIQI,  PHOENIX   Lnnr.v  S. H.aM e. f. ivfl M  Meets every   WHDNH8DAY Knaln,   i���  ScHndia.WBn H.ll. old Iron.ide. .�������,  Visiting brethren cordi.lly welcome.  - BD. FRHNSTROM, Pr��|dw,t  A. O. JOHNSTOV, Fin. Secy.  1  2  3  4  5  ' 6  7  8  9  10  r r  12  '3  i*  "5  16  x7  18  '9  so  *i-'  raa  *3  24  *5  '26  ��7  aS  39  30  3*  age of the estimated timber area of  Canada which has followed on close  examination, from the eight hundred  fomerlv   Z 'iT* *T '^ ^"^ children is  strongly   emphasized,  formerly  put  forth,   and  until   lately  Throughout the world of Christendom  A word of Godspeed, and good cheer  To'all on earth, or far or near,  Or friend or foe, or thine or mine  In\echo ofthe voice divine  Heard,  when the star bloomed foith  " and lit  The" world's' face with God's face on it.  ���James Witcomb Riley.  Ring, merry, joyous, happy Christ-  trias tells.     Day  of glad^. greetings,  happy'gatherings,' good cheer and kind  n-.wishes.:. .Enjoy the blessed occasion���  .-. enjoy it "folly 'and  rightfully.     Lay  .> ..aside the sad and  somber  things  for  ,   the day���forget them.    It is true that  ; there-may.be many dear- and- precious  memories   that   you  would  not and  , .^ couldcjoot banish for the world, and it  v."would not be right, to, but,for the time  live, in   the   sunshine," brighten   the  atmosphere and  bring joy  to those  about you; for the day live for  others,  live for those that love you  and are  feft for you to love.    It has been said  and truly, too, that life is much what  we make it, and so   will _ your Christmas; it may be the sunshine  of your  whole life of which you may absorb J.,R. Crawford wishes to inform-the  so much it will so brighten the rugged people of Phoenix, Greenwood, Eholt  way you have to tread, half of the and Grand Forks"that-tans prepared  sorrows will be mitigated, and a large  to give lesson^ on piano and organ.  Special :attention) given, to ^technique;  accepted without question  I     Both the estimates first given are the  1 siaicmcms uj- nien wno~~are~"!acKh'ow-  I ledged authorities in this line. ��� Dr.  Fernow's work is familiar all over! this  continent; while Dr. Clark, in addition  to his work with the U.S. Forest! Service and a number of years as Forester  to the Province of Ontario, has of late  had extended experience of British  Columbia forests.and timber, in con  nection with the commercial firm be  now represents.  The Canadian people may well diaw  from these estimates the warning that  their timber wealth is far from being  the "inexhaustible" supply that it was  once supposed to be, and _ that what  they have requires careful husbanding,  both In the way of adequate protection  ofthe forests that now exist from "fire  and other enemies and the introduction  of further forestry measures with a  view to getting increased supplies from  | areas already forested or to be forested  in future.  ���Within the last thirty years, exclusive  of 1908, 1956 persons are known to  have -perished on this continent in  forest fires or fires caused by burning  forests. The list of deaths for 1908  numbers at least 296, aud may be  larger. The average loss of life" from  this cause has thus been about seventy  two  was given as an atonement for sin.  *  At this time of the year the faith of  Chide mildi.  Give good glfls.  Don't   be  grouty.  Love all, hate none.  Forget your[ tioubles.  Remember dbar ones.  Make everybody happy.  Wish all a merry Christmas.  Tone up and,be at your best.  Wind   up   ths  year  as well as you  n. j  Don't spend the day so it will bring  regret.  OBDER OF OWLS.  Pure and wholesome.     Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  Is Recognized  by all  a�� the  "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY��   I CoriulVde''���*B"'h"-v' r  WHY?   Because itB  manufacturers employ all of their energy to the  turning ont of a perfect Beer  from  the best materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC. PHONE 23  |faoe'ni'x   Brewing   Co.  childhood is looking to thatmysterious  individuaLSanta CJausJbr the bestowal  of his  annua]  favor. ; Implicitly, fh~$  little ones believe in his existence and  in his beneficence; andJ from" every  letter box in the country, missives to  him are trustingly, dispatched. Not a  few of them are most pathetic. Is not  all faith typical of this childhood faith,  and are not the rewards of it similar to  these? 'Some'how, it is part of our  nature, and few there be who can live  very good-without it. Who- can Itale  away the faith that a child has in . this  mysterious personage, Santa Claus,  myth though' he be, and who would  take from weak and frail humanity:thit  arger sweeter trust in the eternal goodness, , *  .       '  1  For  goodness' sake  subscription.    J  Forget  your grudges  pay  up ypur  friendly grasp.  and  give.  ff it's hothing'mbre  oncrciH  than   to  smile. I  - -, Be grateful fa what yoU,have, and  hopeful for whariyou might reasonablv  expect.  If-you enjoy aW>od fat dinner don't  forget the manyhhat will surround a  scanty table.       f  Don't down sc much plum pudding  you'll terrorize  your  live   the gout   for a  D. Ji Matheson  3ngurance���agent  Meets every Thursday Evi.i  IKO, nt Miners' Union Hill.  DAVID OXLEY.   Pr.iU�����t.  WM. LOUTTIT,  SicNUty  KingEdward Lodge, No.3o  A. F. and A.M.  St.  Regular communication 8 p. m.  ond Thursday of c��ch month.  Emergent meetlnga aic��lled;M��ionlf  Hall. McHdle Block.  M. SHKRBINO,  Secrelarr.  -T. RODHRICK,  W.M.  FIRK,       JLIFK  AW  ACCIDENT.  HDSI.IT Y     BON OS.  iu^u.una-roi,  ':���=,��   ���'   : W.ATK    GLASS'  TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  :" RHQEIVTX^~V*��@i j  Dear readers of this column, it is  ours to again greet you' with a."Me ry  Christmas." We have continued' (nr  "labor of love" until this time, aid  here - we are. Yet it is from no self >h  motives, we assure you, or ambition or  public emoluments that we have c n-  tinued our work, or shall continue it,  but- only with the desire to do go d,,  peradventure to brighten some life, n-f  courage some despondent one," droj. ~  1  share of its griefs assuaged, then  drink your fill of its joys, and sip-  sparingly of its sorrows, and thus may  you one and all have a most truly  joyous, happy and merry Christmas.  The mothers of this town who are responsible for thegirls who gad the streets  should stop and think what they are doing. These girls are no longer children.  They are at  the impressionable age"  certificate Trinity college? London,  Eng. .Names sent tobim at Brooklyn  hotel, Phoenix, will receive every attention. .    :':.-- :���    ���.'.���'*���'  and^stuffing that  stomach   and  month.  In your homejgatherirjgs let some  one read the "Events jof" the Yeai,"  as reflected in tBis paper, then subscribe for it. reebmmeritt' it to your  neighbors and sead it tojyour friends.  But our dish is full ^f Christrras  plums, so now partake til New Year  comes, and we"wish ojt readers a  merry time, .n fact, of ail others the  most sublime; be good, be true, and  may your Christmas be right merry.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LODGK NO. 16  MeeU every Monday Evening at Miners' IU)  Viaitlng brethren cordially invited.  W. A. Fickakd Noble Grind.  W. K.Hvklop, Record. Secy.  T. A. Lots, Per. Finan. 8��r.  PMOKW-iar   ajerie   NO. 1B8  ��.rtl5fcj\ MeetsinUnionH.il  Tuesday evening!.  Vialting    brotheo  altvaya welcome  t  Win, W.P.  C MCASTOCKKR  W. See  7he"Only Firs.t-Class and Up-To-  jpate Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  r jtaoms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   j*    Heated  JAMES ilARSHALL, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  BOUNDARV & MdTENAV I908 ORE RECORD  Sfa/pmeols and Smeler Receipts For V����r to  Date. ���������,.'. .;���:  few brief words of truth to drive erbri  from the heart, and possibly to lad  some one to "choose that better par1  that might not otherwise have done s>.  How well we have succeeded, you,/;  reader, will, have to declare. We p-e"  admonished to "sow beside all watffs.  knowing not which shall prosper, tnis  or that." -We have simply writtenibr  the "Home Circle," the most sadW  recinct under heaven, and if thee is  my borne or any heart made bitter  nd brighter because of our w/rds,  'verily we shall receive our reward  MERRY   YULE1IDE  ;This is the merry Yuletide . setson,  when all the joys of life center pund  the  fireside.     The  menbers  a;  the  OPBJBA    H,bu.SB  December j25th  Leiilnf Hotel oi Boundary's Leadlai  Mining Camp  Hqtel Balmoral  THE  \  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and Ktrat St.,  New and Dp-to-<bce  Centrally Locate!,  Qood Simple RoVmi.  PHOENI>-. B. C.  I.k  UoKASTER  Proprietor.  K.ofP.LOD(;E,No.28   PHOENIX, B.C   Meets every Ti'ksd.u  Evkkis-o at 7.30   :   :  Sojourulng ilrothctj C-rdia'lj  Welcomed.        :       :  K. H. McCKAC'KBN,  ^^^ K. of R.  8.  F. C.GRAHAM, C.C.  MINERAL ACT.  (POKlf F.)  Csrtiflcite of Improvements,  NOTICE.  ���' No 4 " Mineral Claim, a.tuate In tbe Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District, British  Columbia.  Where located���In Greenwood Camp.  TAKS NOTICE that I, Murdock Mclntyrt,  Free Miner a Certificate No B 19483, intend,  aixty daya from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder (or a Certificate of Improre-  menta, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant ofthe above claim.  And furtb-r Take Notice that actlc-u, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates ot Improvements.  Dated this jnd day of October, A.D., 1908.  MCRDOCK McINTYRE.  Ore   shipments I from . the   various fam,Iy'   lf at a11   convenient, father  . ,        ;   --���-"-���� ��s^.  mmes of Boundary and Kootenay, and under the parental roof.    To erfhance  vvnere will you have their impression  the receipts of ore at  the smelters of good feeling, presents are tWstWd and  come from^-from tbe riff of the street Southeastern British Columbia for last greetings are sent to sbsert on/s. The  ���fMm ��.-_-->    r.,. ,     thernothers  week  and   for  1908 to date ire   as home, Je it ever so hambe, is'the one  mm ffflijpfrjjii Kmr  Greenwood ^tci||fC   LlflC  GANADfAN PAGIflC  AT LA Hf ICI ST t A MS HI f?S  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  ���' "        lower town, 10.00a.m.  m.  or from home?    It is for  of this town tc settle the (Juestion.  week  and  follows: '  SHIPMENTS. WEEK.  Boundary -33.��54  Rossland.-    6,700  East Columbia River 9,477  YEAR.  I��37i.44t  282,424  128,947  Total.  SMELTER    RECE1PTS-  Granby  18,830  B.C. Copper Co... 12,887  Dominion  Cop. Co.  Tra'l   7,584  Northport (LeRoi)..  1,456  Marysville...      49.231 '1187,914  986,123  33',567  21,87a  312,987  8*,437  sweet spot to which til eyes are long  ingly turned and from which ail h��rpi  ness radiates. /  The proud boajt of the old; English  common law thaTa man's home is his  cattle.' The four winds- of hejven  mighty blow through its chinks and  crannies, but/he king himself might  not crass its threshold unbidden. Only  the Javj's stem necessity in purstit of I  crime pould authorize an   unwelcome  Total.  ��� 40,767 1,740,305  Hear The sPlendid  ._ Orchestra, the  Comedy Quartette, the  Good Singing.   &   &   j��  The   Bealistic  Snow Storm, the  Funny Duel Scene, The  Thrilling explosion scene   _ _  w_,���c CLEVEfi   CHARACTEB    SPECIALTIES  5,73�� intrusrin,/ m    '  Thej sanctity of. former times still ieSefVed Se&tS flt  BfOWI.'s|   ����, iu.uuii.iu, r Standard Time  Leave Greenwood      -        3,00 p.m.;  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Piiokmix Of-ficb, With McRab Bros., Knob Hill Ave.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  JOHN APPLEBY,  BUILDER   AND  CONTRACTOR  DEALER IN ALL   KINDS  OF BUILDING   MATERIAL  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL  KINDS OI> SHOP AND REPAIR WORK  P.O. BOX NO.  148  CHRISTMAS  EXCURSIONS   FROM   St. John to Liverpool  Dec. lltli���R.M.S.  EmpreBS of Irelam!  ."   25th���E.M.S.  Empress ol Britain  Jan.   2nd���S.S. Lake Manitoba  "     8th���R.M.S,  Empress of Ireland  First Cabin $72.50 and upward  Second Cabin $42.50and upw'rd  Third Class $27.50 and $28.75  To London Direct  Dec. 9th���8 S.   Montfort  Dec. 13th���S S. Lake Michigan  Carrying  Third-ClaflB  paaBeugere   only  Rate $27.50  IRONSIDES AVENUE  AND THIRD STREET  'PHONE  Reservations Secured in Advance by  all Railway Agents.  J. E. CARTER, Agent, Phoenix.  H. M. MoOALLUM, General Agent,  217 McDormot Ave.,  Winnipeg, Manitoba*  WBS*W,B;/  "''KTO-jfe^K^^jjjg^^,,  ^-'crr-1 "t'^rjrj1?,tsrrcr':;I(:'  vssw��re,  '���'���^Ksjfgs^p^ 'wf^'T^m-  s*WH^u:iu:.o;'i5V^/��-c��:^i-.v;M>i-rtNjR3RW!iri(T,vi  BSSESS  msmmmsskWi iw-a  r:.;tl  THE, PFtOENlX WONJCEH.  if  Of  4  I  'I  '4  1  I. ni  There Is Only One Bovril  J      One preparation which contains all the nutritive  I      stimulating and flavoring qualities of prime beef.  Do not be induced to accept something else in place  of BOVRIL.  That name is:a guarantee that the article you buy  really does contain these valuable qualities.  BOVRIL is exactly what you need to   increase  the flavor jiurl   "f^Ai*,���-" lit-   -   -r a-   r.  the flavor and "feeding" qualities of any dish  YOUR DEALER HA8 IT OI CAN GET IT FOR YOU.  98  J  PROVINCIAL.  PRESENTS  AT  LOVE'S  DRUG  STORE  Ebony Goods  We have some very select lines of  Ebony Goods���Toilet Sets, Manicure  Sets, etc.:���all done up in handsome  cases.  R.icH Cut Glass  If you are in,doubt what to nive. come  and see our line of rich Cut Glass.  They possess a distinctiveness, and  such a present is - always acceptable  as a gift.  Fancy China  We have a few odd lines of Fancy  China which we are clearing. They  n-present very suitable Christmas gifts?,  and serve as a- perpetual reminder of  the  giver.  Atomizers  Always an nrcplable gift   for  a   lady  especially ir   filled . with  some cf our  good perfume.  Mirrors  All kind?, in Ebony���in Sterling Silver  Setting���all shapes and sizes.  Perfumes  The choicest imported and domestic  odors in elegant boxes.  Brushes  Hair, Military, Hat and Clothes  Brushes, in best quality of bristles,  and any wood.  Snaving Supplies  Razors, Soaps. Brushes, Strops, Creams  J-otions etc.. etc.  JLeatner Goods  Pocket Books, Purses, Travelling Bags  and a big assortment of Leather  Novelties.  Postal Albums  and a (in*: selection ot Christmas pictorials and  Christmas Cards.  DISPENSING  Love  DRUGGIST  Wishing One and All a  Very  Merry   Christmas  ROSSKND COMING   UP  ttrne Campbell Says Camp Has Entered New  Siage of Existence.  Rossland has entered a new stage of  its existence. The camp is now down  to a solid productive basis and the  days of wildcatters and stock-promoters  have vanished foi ever, according to  Lime A. CanipbeP, general manager  ofthe West K^oenay Power & Light  company,,in a Vancouver interview.  "All die mines' are improving at  depth and the ore reserves have thoroughly established the permanency of  the camr," said Mr. Campbell.  "The monthly payroll is not far from  the $100,000 mark.   While the present  tonnage may have been exceeded at certain former periods, lhe net profits have  never bJen larger than at present.   The  confidence of eastern   investors m the  various enterj|ises is how fully restort d.  Quite recently ihe shares of the Canadian Consolidated-Mining'& Smelting  company owning the War Eagle, Centre  Star,   'the   Trail  smelter and   the  St  Eugene at Mb^h', have advanced from  $70 to over par, or $100.   Sales at $105  have been recorded.    The Le Roi and  the Centie Star group have each   attained a depth  of two  thousand  feet  and I understand that the Le Roi No.  2 intends sinking to the same level  "The West Kootenay Power & Light  company is now supplying 16,000  horsepower to the mines and smelters  of Kossland and the tioundary. It ha;  39,000 horsepower developed hydrauli-  cally and 24,050 horsepower of water-  wheels and electrical machinery in  operation."  Prospective Copper Consumption.  In speaking of the prospective consumption of copper, the president of  an electrical engineering corporation  that,-in normal times, consumes 60.-  000,000 pounds of tbe metal in a year-  said:"   *     .."���"''.'���':.*������'���     -���'"'" '"  "It is more than 20 years since the  first central station for electric lighting  was built. Yet a little more than 10%  of the machinery of this country is  actuated by electric power. Nut long  ago, the president of one of the biggest  textile mills in New England read a  paper before a'club of mill owners on  the advantages and economy of the  electric drive. After he had finished,  one of the members said: 'If you believe in electric power, why do you  not put it in, and throw your old  machinery on the scrap pih?' The  answer was that he, like many others,  was working his machinery down to its  price as old junk, and then would put  in electric machinery."  CANADIAN  <fm\-ila I  ANNUAL  Eastern Canada  Excursions  Low Round Trip Kates to  ontario, quebec and  Maritime provinces  Tickets on pa'e Dec. 1  to  IM:   81.  inclusive,  good   to   return    within   three  months.  Tickets     issued    in     connection    with  Steamship Business will he on sale from  Nov.   21,  and   limiteil   to   live ��� inoiHlii-  ��� from du'.e of issue  FINEST    EQUIPMENT.      STANDARD    FIRST-  CLASS   SLEEPING   AND   TOURIST/CARS   ON  ALL THROUGH TRAINS.  2 Through Express Trains Daily  THE "TOROX'IO EXPRESS"  Leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10, making  connections   at  Toronto  for all   pointif  east and west thereof.  Apply to nearest C. 1\ R. Agent for full  information.  YOUNG  MEN  n  Revelstoke is to have a new curling  rink.  The payroll at Uichel last month  was $97,800.  Curlers in the Ckanagan will hold  a bonspiel this wintr.  Silver King hoel, Nelson, was  scorched by fireSatirday.  Nelson is dis^ussng the possibility  of a new street ijailrey system.  The Snowy Top oine . near Creston  has shipped some oe to the smelter.  The citizens bf irmstrong are expending $1,000' ir advertising their  town. '  An effort is Ming made to have the  daily boat service iti Okanagan lake  resumed. ''    '  'Over six thousanl tons' of zinc ore  have been shipped'from Whitewater  this year.  A project is on fiot to run a deep  tunnel into the Payne mountain,  commencing on theC.P.R. track about  two miles below Saidon. '  lister Patrick of Nelson left Tuesday for Montreal to play with the  Edmonton hockey earn, who are challenging for the Staney cup.  The department if lands and works  at Victoria, has gi-en notice that, all  unalienated crown grant lands lying  within 60 feet of :he Boundary between the province and the United  States are reserve! ��� for government  purposes. This [applies. to the. 49th  parallel and lhe jAlaska boundary as  well. ___/____   When you tell f iusiness story with  cold type, see that ihe work is done in  an artistic way, si) that it will attract  attention, and be convincing.  PREDICTS 18-CENT COPPER.  President of  Consuming Corporttlon   Looks  for That Price by February.  Questioned as to the effect of the  prospective rise in the price of copper  on the electrical engineering business,  the president of a corporation which is  a considerable consumer of that metal  [said to a representative of the Wall  Street Summary:  "We do not worry about the iprice  of copper. Of course it is. going  higher. In my opinion it will be 18  cts. a pound in February. More than  one-half the' world's copper consumption is in small factories 'and shops.  The little foundries of our country.and  Europe use twice' as, much copper, in  the aggregate, as is worked up by the  great engineering corporalion's. Tt if  the little fellows that 'pay the high  pi ices'. My corporation did not bu)  any copper to speak of when it got  above 20 cts. a pound. We bought  largely at 16 cts. to 18 cts., and after  that we depended upon copper mines  owned by directors in bur corporation.  "As trade is going, we are- able to  supply all the copper consumed by our  electrical factories from our oivn copper  mines. One of our copper^mines is  doing so well in production that we are  doubling our smelter capacity. In 6  months this smelter will turn out copper at the rate ot 2,000,000 lbs. a  month. The metal costs usabout1 :o  cts. a pound loaded on the'ears at tht  smelter for a 3,500 mile haul to tidewater."  Backache, Headache  "If eve/y suffering woman  would lake Peruna, they  wo.uld soon  know its value  and never be  ���without it."  Phoenix Railway Timetable.  C.   P.    R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 2.20 p.m.  Arrives   '..'        .. '.'.'"   5 00 p.m^  GREAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. ..     8.55 a.m.  .. ' " 6.30 p.m.  Arrives  often owe much to  iheir appearance.  Everything else  being equal, the  well-dressed fellow  will get ahead faster than the carelessly, attired competitor. We help  young    men    and  Old Men, Too,  for that matter, to  get ahead as far as  -gooa'ciothes " will  tttk.c      tholi....._.,-JLV.o  make a suit or a  coat so that it will  fit-and look as if it  belonged to the  wearen The material'will be right,  the tailoring will  be right, and prices  will be right. Ai  east you will sa',  so. In reality it  should  be higher.  R. HORRELL  .MERCHANT   TAILOR.  MLACF LIVERY ST ABLE  MUBDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full   Liyeiy_ Equipment,:    S  Have taken   over   the  Lumber  Yard    -  and will carry  a  full  stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN    ANY    QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  . at any hour of day or night.  (pH0NE"->       Phoenix; B.C.  COMFORT &0ALITY  IN FOOTWEAR  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to "stir things up." Costs less  than salesmen, and brings better returns than the most silvery tongued  salesman could.    Try the Pioneer.  Corporation   of   the   City   of  !     Phoenix.  j   NOTICE.  The firit fritting of the annual Court  of Revision will be held at the City  Hall, Pljoenix, on MONDA\, DEC.  iJlst, 1905, at 8 o'clock p.m., for ihe  purpose of .co-rertinp and revising.the  Voters' List fcr the City of l'hoenix for  the yea:- 1909..  H. Harti ky,  Citv Ch-rk.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form F )  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  N O T I <; K.  "I.aurn n," "Ocean Wave," "Atlantic Pract.on'  and "Atlantic Fraction No. *" Mineral c'nims  Kituate  in  the "rcenwoixl  MiiiMiu  Division   of  Vale district  Where locate'���'n Greenwood nun p.  TAKIi NOT1CK that I, Uaniki. r.. M?Intom-  inky, Free Miner's Certificate No. B. I.T9S. I"  tend, sixty dny�� from date hereof, to apply to the  Milling K'corder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  ti ranis ofthe above claims  And further take notice that action, nrder section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvement!!.  Dattd this 17:11 day of October, A. I)., 190S.  I). L. MCINTOMINKY.  Traveller's Valuable Find.  Travelling on the I.C.R-, Mr. Harry  Towers, St. Paul Street, St. John, N.  B., found a box of Zam-Buk, the great  sKin-healer. He was suffering from  badly chapped hands at the lime so  applied lhe balm. . He says:���' Z.im-  Buk eased' the pain and smarting,  healed the cracks and made my hands  quite smooth. Finding it so good, I  kept a supply handy, and hive since  proved it a really wondeiful healer. It  cures cuts, sores, or burns equally well,  and I would not  ike now to be without  a supply."  Mr. Towers is one of thousinds who  are glad they.heird of Z.im-Buk.  There is no skin disease it will not  relieve and cure. Its fame is spreading  everywhere, and it is now regarded as  Nature's great "first-aid in workshops,  on the farm, or in the home No tra,  veller should be without it. Every  home should have Its box ready for  usi. A little Zam-Buk rubbed regularly on the hands before railing each  night will k.ep the hands soft and free  from chaps, cold sores, or disease.  If you have a cut, a bruise, or some  iritating skin disease, which has defied  all ordinary remedies, apply Zim-Buk. 1<No a��� Mineral"Claims, nitmiie in Mi.  It (11st. e'etnses a wound ty killing oil <;re,,nWood Mining Division of Yalt  harmful bacteria.      Then it builds up a   District.  ., k��� ^11���inst as a brick-       Where,  neated���If- Green woo-., rutin  new tissue eel by cell���just as aona       tark notick {]ml ,   Is.lfl(. IL ������,.  layer lays row after row ot bricks, ,ett) Free Mjner.8 certiliratr No. U14100  Then it covers the wound with new for IllV8e|fi sm<] as ���gent for Jiinief"  healthv skm. and the cure is effected! Moran. Free Miner's Ceitilii'ute N  "ti?iuk" i. also a cure for p.hs. It ����>^ M��Inffi "^ ">^  gives speedy relief and ends the tliroo- a_IuierMc,)oimi(ii[.>t',! Miner'ttCertilirnti-  bing burning pains. Skin-diseases, ^o. B154D5. intend, sixty days from iliilr  cnrhas erema. itch, ulcers, barber's hereof, to apply to'the Minim/ Ke.-.-nW  , 1       j, ,��� fn Wood   ooison   etc      for Ci-i tificnt.-s of IniprowinfiiiH, n.t  the  rash, rashes due to blood  poison, etc..,   .     <. ���������|,uiiiinB  Crown   (Irani* of  cannot resist it powerful healing v.r {j;^,;,^ ,.|llilI1Bi  tues Purely vegetable, it is an ideal And fm-ther take notice thai ariinn,  combination of power and purity, 50c 0nd.-r section 37. must he ������omiiut-���reel  rnoxofall druggists and stores, or .��;[�����J^��--��fn��" ��< ����������" (^uu,^ot  post free from Zam-Buk oo., loronto,| I)tt|0(1 1.11 ih Kecond dav of Novrmher,  for prices. Reject cheap, harmful and j A>D<| lu08.  and dangerous substitutes. I  MRS. JOSEPH liAOEI.LK, 12-1 Hron-  son   St.,"'Ottawa, East,   Ontario,  Canada, writes:.. ,.,���,  ., "I saffored Avith hackache, headache  and dragging pains for over nine  months, and nothing relieved me until  I took Peruna. ,ThIs madlclnejig. hy fur  better tba'u anyotheriiiedioinefor these  troubles. A few bottles relieved me of  my miserable half-dead, half-alive condition.-"      -������''������'.-[��� *f'"���"������:���' ���    ���   Y':^*  "I am now in good health, have neither  ���Che nor pain, nor have I had any for  the past year.   ;  ;. i"lf every suffering woman-would take  Peruna, they would soon know its value  ��nd never be witliDut it." ' "  Dyspepsia and indigestion.  7 'Mde. :Joseph ^BeaudbiuV 59 Rue St.  Olivier, Quebec, P. Q. Can., writes:  "Perunais wonderful!or indigestion.  I eatwhaitever I want and'noJ'l'onger  feel any oppression. Having had dyspepsia for a longtime andhavrirg-tried-  varions other remedies, I decided to try  Peruna and with thefpurth. bottle of it  J was perfectly cured.  'Tor this reason I recommend H to  all those who are suffering with that  terrible malady, dyspepsia. :I hope  that ail who are afflicted in this way  will take l'eruna aud Manalin as Idld.'��  Chronic Nasal Catarrh.  Mr. Ohas. h; 'Stevens," -lffi Sixteenth  St., Detroit, Micluj writes:  "It affords me great pleasure to testi.  fy to the merits of Peruna as a remedy  for catarrh.  ."I suffered for .some ..time with  chronic nasal catarrh,"' bu't"aftar flvs  months treatment during which time X  used seven bottles of Peruna I am  pleased to say that I am entirely well,  there not being the slightest trace ot  catarrh left. ";  -"Peruna.is without a doubt, In my  mind, the greatest remedylknbwn for  catarrh.".... :.......:''"_::.��� *;.:;;'."'::::'',:.:.,'" ���  rWeak, fired Feeling.  Miss Mirie'A. Lesser, 928 W. Mth St-  Chicago; IU., Worthy Secrttary i. O. O.  T., writes: ������ ��� ������ i  ���.'?.Iam glad to give a good word for  Peruna, anil hope thatall whosee thla  .Who aretroubled with systemic catarrh  as I was for years, will profit by it.  ."JAB_d,'M*BjrVmany remedies, but non��  did more than give mo temporary relief, and some did not even do that.  "I took'Peruna at the suggostiQn of a  ���   friend, and was more than'pleased and  surprised at the results. ,*  _"I am now perfectly well and strong.  That weak, tired feeling has left me,  and I feel Uketa different,pbrBon"��tt-���"~"  tirely.".   '���:,'.'< '  ':���.  > ��� '������'������:���/' >'      ;  The Slavery of Disease.  It is wonderful how many women la  Canada and theJJnlted States have been  practically, made hew again by !theu����,, ���__  of Peruna'."' v r..J' ;"-   - Not the victims of any organic disease,  b^juf.t^a,hyfjiigad and half-alive, con- ,  dition. ^^���"���^^^..j^. '"  uitiuu. w*""^<*��.��-*.,,���,.  Miserable, dragging pains that keep % *"m  woman always  from   doing  her   best  work, from being, her; beafeself.j Crosa  and petulentj perhaps.-^ Maybe,;even a  slattern in her household, just because  her health is continually  beloiv  par....  She never feels quite right,   sije geta  the reputation of-being-sullen, or mor- -  bid, or ill tempered. S  -Her trouble,isjaotamoral one at all,  it is simplyra physfeal one. Make suoh  a woman well and she immediately be-  comes transformed into a newij being  mentajly. "^ '.Y-...-W].:.     -.-������  .'This'is exactly.whatjPeruna has done  in a multitude of eases.  Ask your druggist for; a free JReruna^'Alfflaxiac'-'foi^^lD^  IDEANE'S  ��E ���-DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.  Protect your health by protecting your feet���our  Shoes are corn and bunion electors. Let us make  your siloes to measure, and yon will have com-  forfort in wearing shoes.    Satisfaction^GuaranTeed.  Large Stock  of fine  BOOTS AND SHOES,  FUBiERS, etc., to select Jrom   Z            This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by -^  ~ hot  water and  well  furnished throughout for the accommodation'' ^  ^ of the public.    Everything   Neat,  Clean-and  Up-to-Date.     Meals -=3  = ���: ��������� ���-.. ;  :   .. .���..,.���  .     . _ ^  = served at all hours, special attention being given  the  Diningroom. ^  gZ                                                             t>.. '                                     ~ 12  XT'            Centrally  Located on lhe Bridge,  FifrKSrreet,  Phoenix. ^  \_\ STEAM   HEATED.                  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.                 TELEPHONE   48. ~qr  MINERS' BOOTS,   MITTS   AND  GlJCVES ARE SPECIALTIES.  MINERAL ACT.  Form V.  Certificate of Improvement.  i  if,!  "Y  M  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  * J_.A. T. TURANO, Proprietor.  ^tift^M^^f^H8��ii��iiill^^lli^^^  Up-to-tne-Minute  PRINTING  tllOPMHm��|aHll)M<  {Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As w>2 ship direct in Carloads, we   can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  jAVING   just  added a large   number   of  fonts   of  the Latest Type and lppoiutnients,   the Pioneer  NOTICK.  'Number   One," "Number Two'" and  I. II. HAU.KTT.  k  I  */A  is now better thai   ev^r   equipped   to  "Up-to-the-Minute"  Prfutinj  turn   out  Our   increased   facili  ties for fine commercial priiituo;,   catalogue and book      _i  work  enables us to produce a quality of printing uot  5?  excelled by city! print shops.  The  Presses  in   the  Boundary,  and is  all   orders  with  Pioneer   has   the   only   electrically  operated  prepared   to   execute  neatness   and  despatch.     No job too  big,  none too small.  PHOENIX *  PRODUCERS   OF    PlNE   PRINTING  PIONEER  Jas. McCfeatb & Co.  GREENWOOD, B   C.  THE  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  USTMIMHIIHD     IN       1M1MI.  THE   MOST   PRACTICAL  MINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. <sr j&  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  lhe every-day  mining man. : :        : : : : :  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JUST RIGHT.  ��:j    HliK   YEAR-SAMPLE   ON    RKQIJEST.  Published everv Saturday at  Los  Angeles, California.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAMK  OF  COMPANV.  JIl.C. Copper Co ���copper   M'nrlboo-McKinticy���sold   JlCornol. M. & S.���gold copper.  JOrauby CoDRolldatrd-copper,  f P-ovldence�����llvei  AUTHOR-  IZKD  CAPITAL.   j  $3 000,000  1,350,000 ;  I  5,500.000  15,000,000  200,000 I  DIVIOKNDS.  Issued  Paid  503,0110  1,750,000  53,5;j($ioo  I35,ooo|Jico  jl.oool lis  540,000  Total    I   Latest  to Oatc        Date  $301,200 Sept. 1907  546,837! Keb. 1904  7tt1.8851N0v.1907.  3.508,630! Dec. 19^8  38,��4|Scpt. [906  \mt  Per  ��h.  .40  .04  r.JS  :.oo  ���SO  2 ^f.^^Si^rTTMalUMNNi**Mm^^ '  F  '%  \ 1  r-  T        1-  -�����*&  1  ? s          i��T    H  ��*p  1  ^i ISIS  liM  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  * ���        '  :  '  ���     -  OUR DISPLAY OF MEATS  EXCELS   ALL  COMPETITORS  Inspection Respectfully Invited  SANTA CLAUS  will  find his   troubles of the Gift-.  Giving Season half over by a visit to  ALMSTROM'S  A visit to our store will suggest  many suitable presents for Christmas  at moderate cost.  Toys  We have a splendid assoitment of  Toys that cannot fail to please the  little folks���-Look them over.  Christmas Cards  A full range of Christmas Cards  and Pictorial Novelties, specially  Selected for holiday season.  Webb's Chocolates  jam  This is one of the important items during the  holiday season. Webb's Chocolates represent  the finest on the market���and of course you  want the best. Neat and handsome boxes and  baskets   that   make   ideal   Chiistmas   presenb.  'Fancy Boxes Stationery  '^**fr>M**&0+i^��JW^.��&&*JM**iP*��.+0m0*0t  Every time the lecipient, whether wife, daughter,  sister, or sweetheart opens, these beautiful  boxes she is going to remember you, and no  doubt will wrile some very interesting letteis  upon  this paper. I  JEWELRY  Brooches, Stick Pins, Cuff Links,  Collar Buttons, Watch Chains, and  a variety of Jewelry novelties.  Musical Instruments  Violins, Guitars, Mandolins, Banjosi  Phonographs, Mouth Organs, Harps,  .' and musical  instrument   requisites.  Pipes and Cigars  We cater to the wants of our custo-  mm, and' carry only the best  brands. We have some very fine  case pipes.  We also have a splendid selection  of Pocket knives;  J  ii  ft  i  **+++*��*���. ^.**********>9**&l^ P*:****:*****.;*****^  " In and Around ; FJhoenix  l*�����***  -'i,'.--' -  EW?'  /'  Hr:  A  Sri.  'Vii^,,..  Ai  !  ::'Y��:  .,'5881.  fe-l  Prime Stew Beef from Okanagan  Grain Fed Pork from  ^Anarchist   Mountain  Mutton from Clover Ranch and  Australia  Veal from Sunny Alberta  Turkey, Geese, Ducks, Chicken,  from Ontario  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL AND   OKIKRAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS;  FRESH CAUGHT���  Halibut, Salmon, Smelts,  Herring, Lobsters, Schrimps  Olympia Oysters, Pacific  Coast Crabs, boiled at the  Seaside. . Oysters in shell  bulk.  coast Kippered Salmon, Herrings,  smoked Halibut, weiner wurst, soeur  Hraut, from Deutcatianti.  mmm $fwmi, our own mane.  fruits,  "Along the Kennebec"���Christmas  night.  Wm.   Davidson  of Slocan  was  in  town on Tuesday.  The open season for deer  hunting  closed on Tuesday.  John Love left yesterday on a two-  weeks't"P to If edley.  "A Regiment of Two" in the opera  house on Monday evening.  For sale or rent���Phoenix Bakery:  apply to W. J. Prendergast.  -   "Along the Kennebec" in Phoenix  opera house Christmas evening.  House for rent or sale, on Brooklyn  avenue; apply at Pioneer office.  There will be service in the Epis-  capal church ori Sunday, Dec 27th  at ,3. p. m.  Born���In Phoenix on Sunday, Dec:  r3th, to Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ross,  twin daughters.   .  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  Phoenix office, bank block, Dec. 10 to  r3th.    Phone A. 18.  Mince meat, lean hams and bacon,  all Canadian product���P. Burns & Co.,  at very reasonable prices.  The Brooklyn '��� hotel has just received  �� consignment of .selected wines from  t. Catherines���port, sherry" etc.  The Phoenix Royal Minstrel Orchestra will give a dance in .Miners'  Union Hall on- New Years' evening.  The annual" Christmas tree and  entertainment ��� ^of ��� the Presbyterian  church will take place Tuesday evenirg,  2 ?nd inst.  A .large consignment of Bourton  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jessie Moore," "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed American whiskies.  If you are thinking of-buildinj or  require building material of any h'nd  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick���-call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. i C.  A. Ross. /: ..''������ ���' '���  There will be midnight mass ai the  church of Our Lady of Good Counsel  on Christmas Eve. Children's Ciritt-  inas tree at .7.30 p.m. oh Wednetiay,  Dec. 23rd/    . '���'���:"���-'; f%        ; j : ';  The court ot: revision of voterf" list  Monday   till be the shortest day in  the year.      j  Order you| wood   from   Mclntom  mey.    Phonj B 32  Oyster   ccfcktails at   the   Brooklyn  bar���oysters! fresh daily.  Look up \.Burns  &\.Co's special  Christmas ad in this issue.  Dry wood!n   car   lots.      Apply to  J. Trombleyj Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buyng your furniture elsewhere, call/oi R.- T.fjardner.  Wanted���fwople to help us fool  Jack Frost, j Love's Drug Store.  Aldermanj'Jimes McArdel of Grand  Forks was a vsitor in town Monday.  W. J. Sharpe of Sharp & Irvine,  stock brokers,Spbkane was in town (or  a few days thi week.  For rent���Jwo-rqomed house, furnished, next b Presbyterian church;  apply Wm. Lhdsay.  James Marshall of the Hotel Brook t  lyn will put up a silver cup for competition by local curling rinks.  Avoid colds and coughs by wearing  one of our chamois vests or protectors;  all prices.    Love's Drug Store.       :  The Christmas���entertainment '~nr  Connection WJlb th"   M>fk���Kctrhnroh  raices place Lhirsday���Chistmas Eve.  Do you wart to quit shivering and  shaking everycime you go out? , If so  we can help y>u.    Love's Drug Store.  P. Burns t Co. have received a  special shiprntht of mince meat for  your Xmas antj New Year's .pies���on  sale at reasonable prices.  S. J. Windsly of Grand Forts was  in town on Thursday arranging for the  "Regiment  o(j Two" to  be  Curler* Select Rink.  A large and enthusiastic meeiing of  curlers was held on Thursday evening  The following rinks were chostji, tho  first named being skip, the sjcond,  vice, etc.: I  G. L. McNicol, J. E. W. "ihomp-  son, George Cole, J. A. Hartley.  C. H. Reeves,. J. H. Matthews, Dan  Biner, D. A. Grant.  Alex. Strachan, J. E. Carter, Owen  Galer, J. Campbell.  P. W. GeorSe, A. F. Geddes, R. V.  Chisholm, J. Moir.  Jas. Marshall, Dr. Mac Lean, Jack  McRae, G. Kay.  .   Tom Brown, . W. X.   Perkins,    H.  Hartley, J. A. McMaster.  O. B. Smith, C. D. Hunter, W. S.  Macy, Page Boyle.  C. M. Campbell, W. K. Hyslop,  Jas. Bateman, John Love.  J, J. Strutzel, R. H. McCracken, T.  B. Cosgrove, H.'Richardson.'  V. M. Sherbino, R.K. 'McCammon,  D. J. McDonald, W. H. Oocksieader.  G. R. Smith, J. L. Martin, Geo. D.  Turner, TV A. Love.  R.J. Gardner, L.-Y. Birnie, T. E.  Bryne, A. Legault.  First competition for the Pither-  Leisei-Cup. Competition to start on  Monday, Dec. 2t.  Owing to the delay in equipping  the new Swift meat market it did not  open on Tuesday,. Mr. Reed expects  to be open forbusiness today, however.  McElroy's stage will make a special  tripi to Greenwood tonight for those  wishing to attend the minstrel show  tnere. Stage will leave Phoenix upper  lowflla.LiaDTtiLijiiid!JoWier/.toWW at  7.15 p. m. Returnini sfuge wilj leave  Greenwood arter me <fcnce.  j Chrlalmas Dinner at Brooklyn.  ! The progressive proprietor of the  1 Hotel Brooklyn, who,is always tothe  fore with seasonable attractions for his  guests, is preparing a menu for Christmas dinner that would do credit to  leading hotels of large cities. The  menu card, which is now in the presses  of the Pioneer, will be the finest pro  duct of the printing art., The menu  follows:  Blue I'olnwou JUlf Shell  Co'iiHomine Koyiil,    Cream of Oyster  HoeHil'Oeuvroa.  Russian caviar on Canupe,      Pulteil Almonds  Green Olives,   i'leiloil Walnut*,    young  Lottuee,   Cdery.cn Blanche.  llollcd Halibut, Puueo IIollaitdaiKe  Fried Smelts, Tartar Sauce.-  Boiled Ox Tongue, Sauce Piquant.  SuKar Cured Ham, Champagne Sauce..  Larded Tenderloin, autc Chumplgnons  Shrimps, a la NowborReii Cal.Hse  Chicken I'nttles, Cherry Sauce  Brooklyu Punch  Sliced C\icumb��rs,      Sliced Tomatoes ;  I'rlme Kius of Beef, derul glace, Brown Potatoes  Roast Uind.Quarter .-prlng Lamb, MlntSauce  Young Turkey, Cranberry Sauce  Salad a la Waldrof      Ixibster Mayonnaise  Steamed Potatoes   ,  Creamed  I'otatocs  Freneh Peas .    Oaulillower with Drawn Butter  Baked Sweet Pototoes  I/eep Apple Pie, Whipped Cream  Hot Mince Pie    _ t hocolate Meringue  Washington Oream Pie  English Plum Pudding, Brandy Hauce  Charlotte Russe, Port Wine Jelly  8trawberry Short Cake  Christmas Cako        Augol Cake        Macaroons  OrangeB      Apples      Bananas      <j ropes  Mixed Nuts      Cluster Layer Raisins  Canadian Cheese    McLaren's Imperial Cheese  Green Tea    -Black Tea     Coffee    Cocoa   Milk  Christmas dinner will  be served at  five-thirty o'clock.  Morrin, Thompson  & Company  WHAT  ABOUT  YOUR  CHRISTMAS  BUYING.?  Phoenix  evening.  opeia  house  next  given  in  Monday  McRAE BROS., limited  A- RtfIment if Two.  The Grand Forks Dramatic Club  will present "A Regiment of Two" in  Phoenix opera hous next Monday  evening. This; is aVfarcial comedy,  Grand Forks Diamati<:Club, numbering seventeen; peopl}, have already  presented with great success in their  home town and also lepublic, Wash.  The Gazette contained the following  e ��u '����� mu ���" .-��� ,���,--1-- reference: ''A Regiment of two, as  or the citrof Phoenrx mil be bet ttf presented-by the (Ud Forks Dra-  thecity hall on Monday evening, Dec.   -"��������-^>-l--^      i,     *    *. .  2.rst,;\.A.\.\D.i,jMc;K.enzie'. and  'lheo.  Biner presiding with Mayor Mathteoa  Not m^iny  ���    .      ;  Shopping  ft now  Before  S  pb  matic Club on December nth,' was  one of the' best performances ever  witnessed by a local /audience.? Tlie  staging of the  diferert acts and   the  W.H. Morris, who started thJpu- ���o~e ��� ��^--��.������-t. ��.B-.auU   me  neer paper in the Boundary counry in 1 acting of the.different parts was above  1888 called   the  Midway  Advatceis  f'r;^,'f'''<:",  ��� .vu- -> -  at the Hume.    Mr: Morris is nov, en  gaged m irrigation woik at Midwiy:���  Nelson News.  oup win pure suei.  aid"  bpeii  ieiix  I mem, 1A8��, pure ona ncflicious.  Lovers of the best in musica  dramatic   entertainment   Will  rebe've  with deiight the news of the appea ice  of    the    famous    Polmatier    Sisters  Orchestra & Concert Co. in  P  on the night of Sat. Dec. 26  Moving pictures are not muct if a  drawing card at Phoenix opera,/otse.  The show company appearing Frilay  and Saturday nights had a gocp Jue  of pictures but the attendance vas  only sufficient to barely pay eienses.  For, Chistmas and New Ydr holidays the Canadian Pacific raiivay in-  nounces a rate of fare and oie third  for round trip. Tickets on bale for  Christmas, December 2r, 2iT 23, 14  and 25., for New Year, DeceJiber 28,  29, 30 and 31 and Jaeuary r,  final return limit on all tickets January  5, rooo.  At the regular meeting of Gold  Range Loyal Orange Lodge; N< 2043.  the following officers were elected for  the ensuing term: W.M., R. K.  Morrison ; D.M./En'c Jacksor; R.S.,  R. H. McCracken ; F.S., Hector Mc-  j Niven ; Treasurer, Angus MclCinnon,  Lecturer, Toh/ Appleby; D.C., Murdoch McLeod  The Phoenix Royal Minstrel's will  show in the Auditorium, Greenwood  this ^atuttiay) evening. Ther work  has been considerably strengthened by  the addition of new members. After  this performance the minstr-ls will  commence on the programme for a  new performance to be given ir, phoe-  | nix in the course of a month.  criticism. The. play was such a sue  cess from every standpoint that they  have been asked anjl wili present it  again in the near futire." '  - After the performaice a dance, will  be-given in Miners Union hall for  which the Strutzel-ljing orchestra of  Phoenix ha3 been eigaged to furnish  music. J.,  MONIUY, DEC. 21  ���'���������       :���''     i  ���:���.- '  '.    ���.     ���-"....  THE   GRAND   FORKS  DRAMATIC CLUB  ���PRESENTS���  The Faroial Comedy  Re^Irnent  of Two   AT   nstmas  And; Not Much Time to Lose  Don't put off your buying until the last moment. Our holiday  stocks continue at their best and you can make much better  selections now'than by waiting. We never had better value and  satisfaction to offer in  Christmas Games  Christmas China.  Christmas Toys  Christmas Novelties  Christmas Books  Christmas Decorations  Won't it pay you to buy your  TABLE SUPPLIES at a store  where quality is the first corr  sideration ?    U'e" have a stock ol  CHRISTMAS  SPECIALTIES  'which will compare favorably  with stocks carried in places a  great deal larger than l'hoenix.  We will just mention some things  you will perhaps need, and extend an invitation to you to visit  this store often, between now  and Christmas.  CALIFORNIA  GRAPES  MALAGA  GRAPES  FANCY  FIGS  VALENCIA  RAISINS  SPANISH  RAISINS  SULTANA  RAISINS  WALNUTS  ALMONDS  FILBERTS  PECANS  CHESTNUTS  BUTTER  NUTS  HICKORY NUTS  BRAZIL NUTS  PLUM ' PUDDINGS  FRUIT CAKES  FANCY   BISCUITS  SHORT BREAD  ORANGES  LEMONS  BANANAS  CELERY  LETTUCE  SWEET POTATOES  Spices and Flavoring  Extracts of All Kinds  Before buying any Xmas {!'��  visit our Hardware DeparumeJit  Buy a useful present.  Sewing Machines  Carving Sets  Silver Plated Wfire  Silver   Plated   Flat  Ware  Silver-plated Hallan  Ware  13   -   PEOPLE  -   *3j  The goods speak for themselves and show at a glance that we  mean business. Those who postpone their shopping till the  last day must expect poor selections, since we're unable to add  to the stocks towards the end. Anything wanted now we can  get without trouble and without delay. Give us a chance to  figure on anything special that may be required.  MORRIN,  ��23  Dance After Show!  General Admission  75c.  Reserved Seats $r,oo  LIMITED  AND COMPANY  Grocers & ffardiwc  (��Kj!S^!i?S!S��  �����w����tBr��w;'iajaj!:.,. JJJ.JJJ,

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