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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 28, 1907

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 a.iii:  ^y::^ri^,;^^  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Ninth Vear.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1907.  No.   6  1  *��  As we stand upon the  threshold of 1908, THE  BI<3 STORE takes this  opportunity of wishing  its many friends and  patrons a  Happy and Prosperous New Year  We thank you heartily for patronage extended during 1907 and  trust the same cordial  | business relations will  I exist between us in the  ! year to come.  GRANBY MINES NOW  AT WORll.  After Conferences  Unions  tHe New  "Wage Scale.      j0  Accept  I  e^  'rf-.-rtV-        '    -*������  I  ���VIS  fa  fa  fa  fa  '$  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  to-  fa-  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  n  fa  liv  ���ft  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  STILL IN THE RING  ; The country may be a littl-* dis-  j figured, temporarily, but   we   wish  j to assure our large   list of  Iriends  I and patrons that we are   "Still   in  z the   Ring"   with   a   well  selected  | stock of everything that is needful  j to keep body and soul together.  J Never mind   if  the  mines   are  | closed for the time being.    It will  j not,last for ever, and one of these  | days Phoenix and   the   Boundary  5 will be better than ever.    Put  on  * the "Smile That Won't Come Off,"  * and bring your orders for  ��������� .  I  Choice Family Groceries, Fruits,  and everything in the  Hardware Line  To the firm that for more than  eight years  has been doing business at the  old stand in Phoenix.  omit (jWpaoft $c m.  There were a good many cheerful  people in Phoenix on Christmas eve,  when it was announced definitely that  the Grand Forks Smelte'rmen's Union  No. 18o and Phoenix Miners'Union  No. 8 had definitely arranged to resume work at the Granby smelter and  mines the day after Christmas, and  that, as soon as possible thereafter, the  entire works of the Granby Co. would  be operated to the fullest possible  capacity. For several weeks the matter  had been hanging in the balance, and  there was practically nothing doing at  either the company's mines or smeiter,  both having been closed since early in  November, r  A number of conferences had been  held during the previous days with A.  B.;W; Hodges, local manager of the  Granby Co., in regard to accepting the  wage scale offered by the Granby Go.  early in December. This scale was  practically a reduction of 50 cents per  day over that paid when the works  closed some weeks before. Last Wednesday week the two unions took a  referendum vote on the question. For  several days the details of the vote  were withheld, only the statement being  given out that by the combined vote of  the two unions the new scale had been  turned down by a majority of 47.  Later, however, the details were  given out, which were that in Grand  Forks 135 had voted) against and 35  for acceptance, and Y.thut in Phoenix  177 had been for and 129 against the  new scale���Phoenix;thus accepting it  and Grand Forks turning it down.  After the conference's, however, a new  vote was taken last.'Tuesday afternoon  in Grand Forks, when but 30 votes  wercrecorded against, and the vote  was then made unanimous   to accept1 for  business, valves, jackets, etc., hav-  senting themselves at the Granby mines  for employment, but that day only  about 25 were taken on, it being an  impossibility to at once put in shape  an organization that had been "shot to  pieces" for a couple of months. However, the next day something like 75  were at: work,; and every day now will  see the force augmented till the old  furce of over 500 men is once more  hewing in the bowels of the earth hereabouts.  Extra shifts were put at work getting  the big 6o-drill compressor   in   shape  Y    Annual Meeting ol District No  6     '  , NextYWednesday, January is't, the  annual'.''meeting of District No. 6,  Western Federation of Miners-', will  begin its session at Greenwood. "This  district includes all the metalliferous  miners' unions in British Columbia.  In the list are the unions at Rossland,  Trail, Nelson, Sandon, Kaslo, Slocan,  Moyie, Kimberley, GrandY Forks,  Phoenix, Greenwood, Boundary Fails,  Hedley, Silverton, Camborne, Lardeau,  Ymir, Kamloops, Britannia, Grofton,  Mt. Sicker and Texada. A. Shellnnd  of Sandon, is the secretary.  The delegates have already been  chosen from Phoenix union, which  from its large membership, is entitled  to nine, the delegates being. M. ('���  tVade, John Mclnnis, John M elver,  D. J. Ryan, Marcus Martin, \V. S.  Cook, VV.'j. Louttit, M. C. Jewel, and  J. C. Halsey. Matters of general  interest to the unions will come'-up  for consideration, and the meeting  will likely last till near the end of the  week.  the new scale. The scale is practically  that now paid in Rossland and other  parts of British Columbia, and the  same as paid here a yfjar ago.  Christmas eve and all day Christmas  there was a glad look pn the faces of  miners and citizens generally at the  prospect of work bejng resumed at  once in the largest producing copper  mines in the province) or in Canada,  and continuing uninterruptedly from  this on. In (act, njany celebrated  pretty strongly both thkt important announcement, when it-was known to be  a fact that -night;-ancfc the Christmas  fertival also. Y": ���������t        "-'"���".���  Thursday morning men  began   pre-  ing been removed during the interreg  num. This work was to have been  partially completed last night, when  one-half of. the compressor could be  set in motion, thus supplying power to  the machine shop, blacksmith shop,  pumps; machine drills, etc. By New  Year's day it is expected that.ore shipments can be started once more, and  as the smelter is well supplied with  coke, b few days thereafter the entile  battery of eight furnaces should be in  blast, turning out copper as usual, and  giving employment there to over 300  more men  It was certainly a pleasant Christmas  box for Phoenix.  ���  ANNUAL REPORT  OF E. T. BANK  49th Year of Its Business*  Affairs in a Generally Pros-  .   perous Condition.  The 49th ��� annual - meeting of the  Shareholders of the Eastern Townships  Bank was held in the Board Room of  the Bank, ot . Shefbrooke, Que., on  Wednesday'-December 4th.  Wm. Farwell,-tbe-president, in sub-  mitting the annual statement, said in  part:  Ttii Directors -ha Ve ��� pleasure in  presenting the Fort^ninth Annual  Report for the year ending-? 15th  November, 1907, which your" board  considers very satisfactory, the net  earnings for the period being $372.-  669.91.  Quarterly Dividends at the rate of  Eight Per Cent for the year have been  paid.  $140,000 have bten added to the  Reserve fund, bringing this account up  to $2,000,000 and leaving $100,67 7.44  carried forward. The= new stock has  all been taken up and paid for, bringing the capital up to $3,000,000 fully  paid. -  Business generally has been satisfactory for - the period, under review,  but there has been a marked fatling-off  in the demand for 'umber and in some  districts the crops have 'not been  successfully harvested, 'yi-t all things  considered the general agricultural,  industrial and financial conditions of  Canada may be considered satisfactory.  STATEMENT OF  PROFIT AND  LOSS ACCOUNT.  Balance at credit of Profit and Loss brought forward from ^  November 15th, 1906 ..         */5,749.4(>  Profit of Head Office and branches, after deducting charges  of Management, Interest due Depositors and ample  provision for all losses    Premium paid on view issue of Capital Stock  CHRISTMAS TREES  IN PHOENIX  372,569 9L  35,782.00  $484,201.37  w  Xjjr  APPBOPBIATBD   AS  FOLLOWS:  paid April 2nd, 1907  , paid July 2nd, 1907  paid Oct., 1st, 1907  Dividend of 2 per cent.  Dividend of 2 per cent.  Dividend of 2 per cent.  Dividend of 2 per cent., payable 2nd Jan., 1908  Transforred to Reserve Fund    ..  Transferred to Officers' Guarantee Fund  Bonus to Officers    Balance carried forward  $58,913 2t  5S.962.47  59.00'i 59  59,352.66  140,00J 00  2,000.00  5,290.00   $383,523 93  $100,677.44  J. MACKINNON,  General Manager.  GENERAL  STATEMENT���LIABILITIES.   if3.000.000 00  Capital paid up    Reserve Fund    Balance of Profits carried forward       .. ��� ���  Reserved on account of Rebate on Bills Discounted,  unmatured       ..    Dividend No. 100 at the rateof 8 percent per annum,  payable 2nd January, next   Dividends unclaimed           2,000.000.00  100,677,44  35,000.00  59,352,66  4,228.75           $98,581.41  Notes of the Bank in Circulation  Deposits not bearing interest   Deposits bearing interest   Balances due to orher Banks in Canada  Balances due to other Banks in United Kingdom  Gold & Silver Coin Current          Dominion Government Notes   Deposit with Dominion Government for security of  Bank Note Circulation    Notes of and Cheques on other Banks   Due from other Banks in Canada           Due from other Banks in the United Kingdom  Due from other Banks in Foreign Countries  Dominion and Provincial Government Securities  Canadian Municipal Debentures and Foreign Public  Securities    CM her Bonds, Debentures and Stocks   Call Loans on Bonds and Stocks    Total Assets Immediately Available  Current Loans, Discounts and Advances to thu Public  Loans Overdue, Estimated Loss Provided for  Real Estate, other than Bank Premises  Mortgages on Real Estate sold by the Bank ..       .-.  Bank Premises and Furniture, including safes and  vaults at Head Office and Branches  Other Assets   if2.61S.856.00  2,724,883 96  10,5')2,597 S9  111,901.79  85,950.7  $10,134,190.41  $21,333,449.20  $189,561.84  1,128,401.00  113,000.00  710,603 44  480,499 96  5,193 30  1,013,072.77  167,073.42  471,100.00  321,468,20  1,412,325.78  $14,510,010 98  47,792.00  53,409.71  53,310.95  637,702.09  18,259.82  $6,012,957.71  ��� $15,320,491.55  $21,333.449 26  J. MACKINNON, General Manager.  Sherbrooke, Que.. Nov. 15th, 1907.  Tbat Tea Dollar Prize Competition,  It was expected to make the award  this week for the $10 prize offered by  J. L. Martin for the best criticism of  the ad of the Carney Copper Co. in  the Pioneer. On account of the possibility of still receiving replies dated  December 24th, the award will not be  announced till next week.  Dealers say that those who have  used Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets are quite loyal to them  and cannot be persuaded to take any  substitute. Get a free sample at all  druggists, give them a trial and you  too, will want th ��������� 'n preference to  any other. They (. m c .-.iuniach troubles,  ^billiousnessand constipation.  Many Little Ones were Made  Happy.  This week if there was a child in  Phoenix that was not made happy, the  name of such a one is not known to  those who had in charge the three  public Christmas trees-���to say nothing  of the trees in private families.  Monday evening" the ���.Presbyterian'  Sunday school held its annual Ghrist-  smas festival, ; it taking the form of a  cantata, in which the score of children participated did-exceedingly' ^etlj  under the direction of R: HiYMcCam-  mon, who drilled them in their ambitious effort. The church was crowded  to the doors,.and_SantaClaus, impersonated successfully by Arthur" O  Bouterious, was on hand .and: distributed the many presents' arid gifts to  the youngsters and elders, too.  Tuesday evening the Methodist  church was filled to the utmost for the  Christmas tree entertainment, an interesting and pleasing programme being  rendered by tlie Sunday School scholars.  Once again there was.a large number of  presents to make the little ones happy.  Much pains was taken to have the children well versed in their patts, with  the result that they performed most  creditably.  Thursday evening the Scandinavians  held a Christmas festival in their hall  on Old Ironsides avenue. The elders  and the little ones were all there in  force, enjoying the festive occasion to  their fill. A nice lunch was prepared  by the ladies.  Citv Court of Revision.  The municipal court of revision of  the voteis'list for the year 1908, sat  last Saturday afternoon and adjourned  till Tuesday of this^week, when Mayor  Matheson and Alderman Roderick  were present, together with the city  clerk, M. M Stephens. There were  few or no alterations made in the list  as prepared by the city clerk and submitted to the board. Election will  occur about the middle of January.  The voters' list this year, when it  appears in printed form, will be found  to have about double the number of  names that it had last year, when  there were 1 79 registered voters, This  year the list totals over 300 names.  Running a Long Tunnel.  Thomas Oxley, Jr., superintendent  for the Columbia River Gold Mining  Co., at Myers Falls, Wash., was here  over Christmas, Mrs. Oxley returning  with him the next day. Mr. Oxley  says he is driving a long tunnel on the  Roosevelt, one of the claims of the  group, it being now in over 2,000 feet.  There is also a 350 foot shaft on the  property, the ore running from eight  to twelve per cent in copper alone.  Tbe property has an air compressor  and Mr. Oxley has about 15 men  under him. The dump is on ground  thai is held at   $150   per  acre as fruit  land.    Two Had Fractures.  George Hewson, of the Granby  office staff, had the misfortune to fall  some 20 feet from the porch of the  Victoria house, fracturing some ribs.  He was in the hospital several days,  but is now out and about once more.  Last week Rev. C. Wellesley Whit-  taker fell on the steps of the Methodist church and had his collar bone  pulled out of place. He was also in  the hospital a few days, but was able  to get out in time to attend the Christmas tree festivilities at his church  Tuesday evening.  "Bonnie Brier Bush."  In Kirke La Shelle's production of  "The Bonnie Brier Bush" "which  comes to the Phoenix opera house.  Monday, January 6th, we are to ��� be  entertained with a charming play; in  which Scotch life is portrayed with a  simplicity of treatment, together with  a delightful combination of dramatic  intensity and rich humor, such as is  rarely found in the latter day performances. Ian McLaren's tales of  Scotch folk have proven one 'ofthe  most successful and interesting boon  dramatizations now being used for  stage purposes. The role of the old  Scotch elder, Lachlan Campbell, has  been pronounced by prominent critics  a '-.masterpiece in character creation,  and one of the most notable in the  history of the drama. A company of  metropolitan players, including many  ofthe original cast and a beautiful  scenic production are promised.  PHOENIX DECEMBER SCHOOL REI'OUT  Details  ef Record of Pupils In   the Semur  " Division.  ENTRANCE CLASS DIVISION  I.  Katie Bell, 2828; Grace Mackenzie,  2767; Alvin, Hcndrickson, 2748; Etta  Murray, 2731; Gladys. Pickard, 2605;  Elizabeth Spilhaugh, 2526; Eddie  Murray, 2243; Bertrand Knott, 2233;  GeorgeHeidman, 1614.  ENTRANCE CLASS DIVISION II.  '���[ Cora Dawson, 2769; Willie Johns,  .2528;, Harry: Swanson, 2510; Harold  Townsend, 2476; Harry Carson, 2393;  John Macdonald, 2341-  ���i "FOURTH   CLASS.  '; Hattie Graham, 2672; Rilla Mattin-  s'on, 2616; Eddie Swanson, 2404;  Frank Tinelti, 2164; George Biner,  2069; Gertrude Knott, 1988; Annie  Isaacson, 1950; Morfydd Bateimm,  1933; Ivy Peacock, 1818.  THIRD   CLASS.  , Mary Mussatto, 2227; Albert Elm-  ������reen, 2191; Edith Fraser, 1978; Alma  Hendrickson, 1935; Laurel Pickard,  1918- Sigre'Elmgreen, 1845; Edna  Swanson, 1729; Frances Larson, 1669;  Annie McKeown, 1627; Helen Quin-  livan, 1359; Emlyn Pierce, 1190;*  Frank Stevenson, 766.  The following list shows the number  (if days each pupil was absent:   Frank  Stevenson, 10;  Morfydd   Bateman, 3;  Emlyn Pierce, 2^; George   Heidman,  2; Frances Larson, 2; Helen Quinlivan,  2; John Macdonald, i}4; Gladys Pickard, 1; Laurel Pickard, t; Katie   Bell,  Ivy Peacock, 1; Alvin Hendrickson,  %;   Harold   Townsend,   ^; _  Isaacson, l/.; Edna Swanson, %,  hand Knott, >4.    Twenty   one pupils  were never absent during  the   month.  John Simpson, Principal.  Arthur  Ber-  End the old year right by paying  your subscription to this paper, if you  are in arrears. Your label tells the  story.  Q32oCJ33Xn  BEGINNING JAN.   1,  10O8 U  We will conduct our business on a; CASH BASIS.  All outstanding accounts must be paid by       December 31, 1907.  WE BUY the Best Goods obtainable, paying GASH to get the BEST PRICE.  WE PAY all accounts PROMPTLY.  OUR PROFiTS are based on Quality of  Goods, Services Rendered, and the  Cost of Doing Business.  B WE  GIVE   as Much as  Possible for the  Money.  WE WANT your Patronage, and Cash  Dealing enables us to give even  Better Satisaction than in the past.  WE THANK the public for past favors and  trust they will command when in  need of anything in DRUG LINE.  W.   A.   THRASHER  Prescription Druggist  'Phone No. 16. Night Service  yiTiPT'iwrrTr'i-*^^  FOR.  AT REDUCTION OF  Great Opportunity  ALMOST COST.  mported ranc/  Fancy Goods;  Toys and DqIIs.  M'RAE BROS., LTD.  'tjli  4!l  wm  .mm  1 .-uH; I*1-''  % m'  ��� ��� ,J"J! 4  .v*V_v  '���S,9l��\'"H  ���"   'li, V, ill  *' 'Aa " 4i\  *���!*$���?' Aal  i#r ^1  '-? -a'-v Y**|  ' ;$.t 'M  /* k ' * A  ��� \'%  ���Mh"'  .��.Ti(*  VV-  '���  ,    '���  -I  'ft  >.V  ?' -  ���1  f 'B*  A-1  - >Vtw  r*f IllflfV  liflt '���'  m  mm  ft*  II  lilj  Eg  my  mi  m  mi  K-WJ  fu  ll  mm  m  i*fa  WSH "HgHESffH PIONEER.  !THE FINEST FLAVORED TEA  is  9  s  Because it is "Hill" Tea, grown on Plantations  high, upon the hills in the interior of India  and Ceylon. The leaf is small and tender,  with a rich and most exquisite flavor. Ordinary teas grown in hot moist lowlands,  where the leaf is abundant and cheap, but is  rank, coarse and ill flavored.  Sold in Lead  Packets Only  50c* lb.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IMUBD anHATUItOAvii ��t THB  PIONKRKPUBLISHING CO.  AT rHOBMUC, ��. C  W. B. WILL.COX. MANAatN.  -r.i.n>.'_��_j I Buslaeu once No. 14.  Telephone* J u,���,������., residence. No. ij.  _ ���-JWCBirriOHB IH ADVAHCB.  Per Ve��r......".............................Y.............. Ii.oe  ttis^Mrontki. _  1.15  To the United States, per, year.-............������ j.30  1  U-vou.k'cno' *.aab*cr ber to this paper,  Is an lu-rilaUon t9.vou.t0 become one.   .  this  Adrertl/iaa; rates (urpuhco on appl'cation.  Cecal notices io and scents per line   ���  Four weesYly Insertion* constitute one month ���  1.'-. *t, nn.t  HOME-MADE   MEDICINE  Said to Relieve Kidney Trouble  and Rheumatism  One ounoe  lion 1  Fluid Extraot Dande-  One ounoe Coinpoi  Co  Sanaparilla, ;  Tour   ounoos  und Sftlatono;  ���ompound , Syrup  1907  Sua.  ?  EC.  1907  ������*. Wrt.   Tho. Fr.. .Sat.  Mixed and taken in teospoonful-  doaaa after meals and at bedtime, is  stated by a prominent physician to  Hire most exoellent results in kidney  or urinary afflictions, and - also in  rheumatism and sciatica. The mixture opens the ologged pores .of the  ��� k'dnoya, thus assisting them in their.  * work of filtering all waste and poisonous matter from the blood, andTexpels  these in the urinel . To allow this  poisonous matter to - remain means  that it will settle in the muaoular  tissues or joints, and cause the untold  misery known as rheumatism.  The mixture is obmposed of harmless vegetable ��� ingredients which can  be purchased at any, good drag store,  ana mixed at home"  Anyone suffering from any of these  afflictions will no doubt be pleased In  learn of so simple and highly reoom-  ��.   mended rersedy.. x  t T  '���'���', Quick ease for tlie worst cough���quick  relief  to the heaviest   cold���and  SAFE  to lake, even for a child.    gri  That   is    Shiloh's   Cure.    V-iUTeS  Sold  under h guarantee    GoUjfhs  to ciire colds and cotijylis,   <n.  g-i    ����� *  quicker   than  any   other'  ** IjOIQS  iiiedicine^-oryour money back.    34years  of success commend Shiloh's Cure.   25c,  50c, $1. .  3i6  OlJtGKLY!  the  men  A  V  . *  3  4  5  6  7  9  10  it  12  13  14  '5  16  >7  18  *9  20 c  21  32  *3  ��4  *S-  26  27  28  2|9*  1  30  3J.  The Pioneer . wishes  everyone of its.thousand  readers the compliments,  of .5 the season, with a  Happy^- t and, Prosperous  r^w Year.  do, and this was decided by  tojbe one of them.  On the part of the company, it is  doubtful if it can earn.four per cent on  its' capital at the present price of  copper���12 to 13 cents. If it does  not earn that jnuch, it is certain that  shareholders will net get much of a  return for their investment, when they  have been receiving 12 per cent for a  year,(aJ,tho.ugh.for. seven or eight years  they re^eiyed^nothing). And, too, it  will only oeliy operating at the largest  capacity, possible, and thus handling a  large tonnage,-that the Granby Co. will  have, anything^to show after all ex  penses are paid, at the present figure  for the red metal.  ���'   It is  hoped  that other companies  may resume also soon.  j B. C. MINING J  The Whitewater mill has now reduced its output to 280 tons daily.  Six carloads of lead were shipped  last week from Trail to San Fransisco.  Kootenay and Boundary ore shipments for 1907 amount to about i-,  600,000 tons.  In the Similknmeen a rich strike  has been made on the 500-foot level  of the Stemwinder.  Representatives of F. Augustus  Heinze have been busy examining the  coal and copper deposits near Port  Simpson.  Tlie Mayflower mine at Rossland  which lias been passe (or many years,  brought the present lessees of the  mine $600 clear on one car of ore.  Interest is reviving in the Rossland  south belt and it is quite certain that  the opening of spring will see a number of properties  operated on a lease.  ��� Andrew Colville, superintendent at  the Coal creek mines of, the Crow's  Nest Coal company, has resigned, and  will be succeeded by Robert Strathern.  Rossland's ore shipments last week  were: Centre Star, 4,652 tons; Le Roi,  2,084 tons; Evening Star, 30 tons;  total for week, 7,427 tons* total for  year, 278,052 tons.  Since the putting in of the ten new  stamps ' at   the   Queen     mine   near 1  During November 564 tons ofore  were shipped through Kaslo.  The Vancouver mill near Silverton,  has passed through an average of 1500  tons of ore for the past nine months.  This month it is working a shift and a  half and will handle upwards of 2400  tons. . -. :',.  Arrangements have been made for  the shipment of 900 tons of zinc ore  from the Vancouver mine in the Slocan district, to Antwerp. This is the  first zinc shipment from that district  to Europe. The rate given is $13 a  ton;       ���''"���.  Mackenzie & Mann are said to  have bought the Venus mine, in the  Windy Arm section of the White  Horse district, for $60,000. It. is a  goldi and silver property, and-the new  owners intend to erect a concentrator  and operate the Venus on a large  scale.  ^ About the middle of February the  Canadian Zinc Co. expects to have its  plant at Nelson completed and in  working order. The plant is designed  for electric reduction of zinc,: the first  of its kind on, the continent,, although  a similar plant is working, successfully  in Sweden.  A. M. Johnson has obtained an  order accepting the offer of $50,000  cash tor all the assets of the Last  Chance Mining company, allowing the  liquidator remuneration of $2,000 and  arranging for the payment of all liabilities. It is understood that the parties  making the offer constitute the new  Last Chance company, and that work  under the new company will go right  along, with Mr. Pratt as manager.  Reports from.', Black River, Falls  Wis., are that the Perry Creek, hydraulic mine, located near Cranbrook,  B. C, has become the property of the  Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, the sellers  being H. A. Bright of Black. River  Falls, Wis., E. G. Boynton and.Colonel  Orlando Hoi way of La Crosse,. Wis.,  and A S. Trow of Merrillan, Wis.,  who realized $Qoo,ooo,;retaining. one-  tenth interest in the mine The company was incorporated for $1,000,000  and   sold  $900,000  of stock to  the  afciss======  f&icli, Delici&wsl Pure  CLEANLY   MANUFACTURED  IS: PACKED, ONI# m SEALED LEAD PACKETS  TO. PRESERVE ITS GOODNESS.  BLACK.  MIXED.  GREEN.  At Vour Grocer's.  roD"c��):o:o:o:o;o:o:o:ao:o:o:o:o:o:o-<  X9@��Cj>  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  a  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied(  customers.    Ifyou don't  oelieve  it come :      ...  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Tfes.etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods'at old  and CiiaxPttST pricesj  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear ��� Exclusively. KNOB hil^avk.^pSoknix.  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Market. 'Phons 2.  I. IHALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pu.,^.  Cable Address:       HAI.I.KTT.  (Ik-dOml M'Neli'j, -  Codes < MoieiiiR \ Nenl'H  < Ult>er'H.  GkKKNWOOH,  H.t  TUCK    COLLIISs  SHAVING PARLORS  , and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral n  Cor. FtnU& Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX, li. (-;  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. in.    St,  ^ 2fr    oud Thurnday ofeach mouth.  ,*y\   KmcrKeut meetlnes a��called:M����oulc  Y V      Hal". Mcltnlr Brock.  M.M.8TKPHKNS.  Secrelarv.  J.J.  STRUTzyi.,  W.AI.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK I.ODGIi NO. ,t  Mcctf every Moudny Kvenlng at Miner*' Hal  Vlnltliin lirethren cordially Invited.  J.y.McUouKBl,   N. O.  W. a Cook, Rec. Hec'y.  Wm. Pickard, Per. Via. Becy,  PHOICNIX'AKIIIK   NO. IBM  Mceln KrkUy even.  Union Hall.  VUIIIii|{     brotlietr  alivaya weltoinr  J   Wkik, W. }'.  llAHKV JAUKH,  W. 8e-.  Salmo there are now 55 men employed I Illinois Steel which will increase the  on that property, which has been | facilities for mining and work the plant  working steadily for several years. ��� to the full capacity.  'fr  Greenwood   Liquor  Co;  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest" Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and RetailJMeat Merchants..  Choice Liie of Fresh mi Cared Heats.  Poultry, Fish aad Game iu Season.  AH    Orders   Receive Prompt ^Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and' all the other  principal Oities and Towns in 6.0., Alberta and Yukon.  ' Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary:  NELSON, B.C. . GREENWOOD, B.C.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Imp��elorfer'S. P. A N  (High Cluu Good* alwayi in Slock.)  Gkand Fokks, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUJCANO, Prop.  As w^ ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  ffie"  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ORANBY AGAIN IN OPERATION.  Perhaps  no   better  Christmas, gift  couldjj-have come  to the   people of  Grand-Forks  and   Phoenix  than   the  decision  on'Christmas eve, that the  minere-and smeltermen ..would  return  ��� to wqrk on December 26th 'at  the re-  duced-wage scale.postediby the.Granby  Co. a shortxtime ago.    For some^days  ^it was-^i  question, whether -.the,^met)  ^wouldjaccept a scale-about- 50 -cents  -. per dayjless than they  received  when  rthe  mines closed  on November   n  '��� last; -in, fact, many  were opposed  to  ar*cep4ting;the reduction.    But, when it  was remembered that thousands liter-  ���. ally are out of employment all over the  west; that the company (raised the pay  of the; men  lastv.spring, when copper  was at a high  figure; that  it  was impracticable to operatethe mines unless  .   there was a change in the costs;  that  rhe mines and smelter would likely remain closed for months unless this was  done���then better counsels  prevailed,  and it was  decided  to  resume  work  whereit.was left off some seven weeks  ago.  Taking everything into consideration, it is" believed, that the decision  was a wise one. Taking less pay is  never j an; agreeable matter, but there  are times.when it is the best .thing,to  It was to be expected, from what  has gone before, that_ the Christmas  issue of the B. C. Saturday Sunset, of  Vancouver, would be a thing of beauty  and.,a joy forever.. The publishers  nave-certainly done themselves proud  with the 32 large pages and a cover in  several colors, the matter being ap  propriate to the festive season. The  Ford-McConnell Co. .are- to be congratulated on their ^effort, which will  surely he appreciated far and wide.  . The. Japanese^have been exceed-  ingly.polite to Hon. Rudolph Lemieux,  the Dominion > cabinet officer who  went to Tokio, in an  effort to uei the  txi * "^ ���  brown people to restrict immigration  to Canada; which means British Columbia. But the polite Frenchman  got little or nothing from the people  of the land of the Rising Sun. In  fact, it was a sort of a lemon f"r a  Christmas present.  I  1  'S^poii Stage Line  Iveaye Phoenix; upper itown, 9.30 a. m.)  " " lower town, 10.00a.m. [ Standard Time  Leave Greenwood      -        3.00 p.m.;  Prompt Attention to:\Ejxpress and Freight.  ~ PHOENIX OPFlic; Wini H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY,r Proprietor.  c  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall.  -aw*** PHOENLX, B. C  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  ,  For Any Part of the Boundary.   Express  and  Baggage Transfer  Given   Prompt. Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald* Prop.  A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited.      . 'PHONE 37.  Phoehix Steam Laundry Co.,  Vw  MOTHER  ��ej  Syrap  Cures all stomach troubles  and makes you strong  and/fir, because it strength-  ens'- stomach, liver and  bowels, cleanses your  system and  Numerous  queries  have   come  to  the  publisher  of the   Pioneer,   as tc  when the next Annual   would be   out.  It is regrettable that  conditions   have  been such that the  publication of the  Annual.had to be left over for another  year.    However,   we  will endeavor to  give our subscribers  generally a better  weekly .than    ever,:   during     1908.  Meantime,  if they  know   of anyone  likely to be.interested Jn reading, ibis  paper,   we shall   be  pleased  to send  sample copies  to addresses   that may  be furnished.  With the newest and most modern machinery, weare,now in  a  position to handle the  largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home: Industry.  r  j  EASTERN T0WNSBIP5 BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000 '    RESERVE FUND $1,860,000  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE..  ^ ,���.        ���'., ..'  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH. OFFCES IN THE  .     PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  WU  OFFER   1FAClLlTteti\ POSSESSED BY '  NO OTHER BANKllN CANADA  FOE   1 . '���   .    "'  COLLECTIONS AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN THAT IMPORTANT-TBBIUTOBY  Boots and Shoes made to 'or-  ; V der, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed .water  rr?of.  First Street     -     Opposite .Knob Hill Hotel  Phoknix, B. C.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES. IKT  Manitoba; Alberta and:British Columbia.  '  all Over the World.  Correspondents  LAND-ACT,  Similkameen Land D'stiict. District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICK that SaMUBI. DC.vukk, Belfast, Ireland occupation, Merchntit, inteiK's to  apply for a special timber license over thcrollon--  ing described lands:  No. 3.���Commencing el a post planted about 60  chains east from the south-west corner post of  No. a location, and on its south side line, marked  Samuel   Dundee's    north-west   corner   post;  thence east 40 chains; thence south   iro chains;  thence west to chains; thence north 160 clinins to  the point of commencement, and outaiuing 640  acres, more or less.  SAMUKL DUNDKK,  C  Dundee Agent.  Dated. 6th November, 1907.    ��  A pencil mark here ^_  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is '���  now past due, and the pub- ;  lisher will appreciate your '.  promptattention.  SIMILKAMEEN UND DISTRICT.  DISTRICT OF YALE.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D    McKEiNZIE,   Manager.  TAKE-NOTICE, that Colin McRae of  Dead wood, British Columbia, miner, intends to apply for special timber licenses  over the following; describeJ lands, all  situate in the Similkameen: Division of  Yala district, Province of British Columbia:  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B C.  As usual the Cranbrook Herald is  right in front at Holiday times. This  yearF., E. Simpson issued 16 pages  for two weeks, and holds up his end  as publishing one of the best weeklies,  beyond dispute, in the interior. And  the best phase of it is that the Cranbrook business men show their appreciation ofthe "Old Man's" efforts by  a liberal patronage .of; the Herald.  May its i hadow;. never grow less.  BULLE X I  HOLIDAY RATES EAST  Ma CD oeats.per bonis.  . a. jr. white & Co.,  Sold Efemrtat  Montreal.  Dealers say that those who have  used Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets are quiteloyal to them  and cannot he persuaded to take any  substitute. Get a: free sample at all  druggists, give them a trial and you  too, will want them in preference to  . any other. They cure stomach troubles,  i bilhousness and constipation.  I First-Class. Round Trip Tickets to  points  in   Eastern Can-  iada and Eastern States:���  j Montreal, $8795  ; Halifax, $106.40  Boston, $103.25  New York, $106.25  : Dates of sale Dec. i st  to  Dec. 31st, inclusive; final return  j limit, three months from date of ��ale; diverse routes with stopover privileges. .���������--���  Inquire about Cheap Rates to Old Country, now on sale in  connection with  above rates.    Further, information  cheerfully  furnished by calling or writing.  W.X/P^ ������  Phoenix, B. C.  ��� Location No. 1.��� Commencing: at .a  post marked "Colin McRae*s N. E. corner" planted about 20 chains north o.f  Wallace Creek a tributary of Boundary  Creek, and about Z)4 n.iles north of the  north-west corner of Paul Meyer's preemption,. Lot 696; thence couth 80  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence I  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains I  to the point of commencement, contain1  in"? 040 acres, more or less. ���'  Located October 31st, 1907.     ,  Location No. 2.���Commencing-, at: a:  post marked "Colin  McRae's E. N. E.  corner" planted at the north-west corner  of said LocationNo. JL; thence: south,80  chains; thence west 80 chains; .thence  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains  to the point,of,commencement.:contain-  ing 640 acres, more or less.  Located tbe 21st.October, 19071 ���-:������-'  Location   No.  3.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's 8  E. corner" planted at the riorth west carrier  of said Location No. 1; thence' west 80  chains;   thence north 80 chains;   thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres more or less.  Located tbe 21st of October, 1907.  Location  No. 4.���Commencing ata  post marked "Colin  McRae's S.E. corner" planted near the north-east corner  _J of said.Location No, 3; thence west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location No. 6.���Commencing:, at a  post miwked "Colin McRae's 8. W. corner" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence east 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  wotBtSOchoina; tbenooeoatb 80. chain S  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, imore or less.  Ldca.ted the 21st day Octob-ir, 1907.  - Location No. 6.���Commencing at a  postmarked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner'? planted near tlie north-east corner  of said-Location No; 4; thence west 80  chains;< thence north 80 c.1ih:iis ; thence  east|80chains; thence south 80 chains  lo the point of commencement, contain-  640 acres, more or le6a.  Located tlie 21st of October, 1907.  ���Lcjcaticn   No.   7;��� Commencing at a  postmarked "Colin McRae's S.E.-corner, 'implanted about one mile north of  the  north-east corner of said  Location  No. !)', thence north 160 chains;   thence  west:40chains; thence south 160chains; j  thence .east 40 chains to fthe point of  commencement,   containing 640 atifres, .  moro Or lens.   ���  ' Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 8.���Commencing at a  po8t:inR.rkeu "Colin McRae's 8.EY cor-  ner,".planted about % mile south ofthe  north-west corner ot said Location No:  4; thence w*et 160 clianm; thence.north  40 chains; thence east 1H0 chains; thence  souti 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  . Located the 21st of October) 1907.  Location No, 9.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner,'' planted near the south-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence west 160  chains; thence.south 40 chains; thence  east JL60 chaine; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 10.���Commencing; at a  postmarked "Colin McRae's 8. E. corner,'? planted about.."*! mile south ofthe  south-east corner -if said Location No.  9; thence weat:160 chains; thence north  40 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  south 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  Located the 21at of October, 1907.  Location  No.  11.���Commencing at a  [postmarked "Colin.McRae'a.N.E. corner,"^ planted near tlie sou th-eaet corner  of said Location  No.   10;  thence west  160  chains; thence   south  40  chains;  thence east 160 chains; thence north 40  I chains to the. point of- coimnencement,  containinfe 640acres, more or leas.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.:  Location No. 12.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colib McRae's 8. E. bor-  ner," planted about % mile south of the  south-east corner of said Location No.  li; thence west 160chains; thence north  40 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  south 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, moie  or lees.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 13.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said location No. 12; thence west 100  chamc; thence eouth 40 chains; thence  ens. 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 14.���Commencing at a  poet marked "Colin McRae's N E. corner,'" planted near tlie south-west corner of said Location No. 2; thence west  160 chains; thence south 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains; thence north  40 chains to the point of commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or lees.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Dated at Greenwood, B.C., this 16th  day of November, 1907.  November, 1907.  Colin McRae,  Applicant.  LAND  ACT.  Fobm No. 9.  FORM OF NOTICE.  Similkameen  Land   District,  District  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Dundee,  of  Rossland, occupation,  mining,  intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land :  Commencing at a post planted about  50 yards east from the Columbia and  Western Railway, and about >4' mile  south from Fife Station, on said railway,  thence north 20 chains; thence west 20  chains; thence aonth 20 chains; thence  east 20chains to point of commencement,  and containing 40 acrep, more or less.  Charles Dunder,  Name of Applicant  Date, 28rd November, 1907.  7  mmmmm  f��BI&tttaa^'wa<ii��mM*!Mii^m^ t-TOSWER.  creates  appetite  BOVRIL added to any dish givca it tho delightful odor vi  roasting beef.  Makes your mouth water���puts your appetite on edge. ���  Its rich, beefy flavor, starts tbe gastric julcus 'lowing, luflfilnj  the digestive organs extract more nutrition from tliu food y\>n e*t.  BOVRIL is not a mere extract. It contains in concentrated  form all the essence, substance and llavor of prime beef.  When tired out, try a little BOVRIL in a cup of boiling water,  with a soda biscuit.    'Twill refresh and strengthen you.  All good cooks keep BOVRIL always on hand. There's not  a day passes that it cannot help make some dish,more pAlatabla  ���more nourishing.  0*>t<M>��-��irM <*r^c<Br**c-<-��tf->-��-<-�� ��**����� <w>-*jr**>*<****-<*Q  OUR COPPER CORNER  ^r^��<^T^��<^9^9<vt^^rtr^9^r��r^9<^*T>-0<'*0��^0^'*r>o<,��T>o<^b  MATTKRS OF   iYI'KRKST   TO   THOSB  COHPKK   M IN ING  INTERESTED  INDUSTRY  IV   T1IK  All  good  grocers  sell BOVRIL.  TRAIL SILVER FOR  CANADIAN MINT.  juii  Finished   Shipment ol  2S0.000  Ounces  to Ottawa.  The Trail smelter has just finished  a shipment of 250,000 ounces of  silver to the new Canadian mint for  the subsidiary coinage, says the Rossland Miner. S.ome of the eastern  newspapers when the nihil was first  opened stated the mint would have to  (���o outside of the country for their bar  silver as there was none ol sufficient  purity in Cinada. The requirements  of the mint are for bars .998 fine.  The shipment from Trail is better,  tliun 999 fine, that is, 999 parts in a  1000. The requirements ofthe mint  tue  about  one " million   ounces   per j on January 16.  o ���  PROVINCIAL.  0 ��� :- ������ -. - - ~��� o  Price h'llison is building an opera  house in Vernon.  The Moyie Rochdale Co-operative  Association has been incorporated.  Nelson is claiming it will have the  strongest hockey team in the west this  year.  Work has been started on the new  and enlarged public market at New  Westminster.  The provincial parliament is called  to meet for  the dispatch of  business  annum, As the Consolidated company produces about twice that amount  from its refinery, the subsidiary coinage of the dominion should be entirely  of Canadian production���being mined,  smelted, refined and coined by Canadians in Canada. The Trail plant  has been producing fine gold and  silver bars for some years past, being  the only plant in Canada carrying the  reduction ofore that far. These products have heretofore been marketed  in the Orient and in the United States.  When the Cunadian mint is in a  position to produce gold coins, the  Trail smelter will also be able to produce the precious., metal for the purpose.  PirtfciiUrly Useful.  From the office of the Montreal  l'amily Herald and. Weekly Star comes  Vol. 1 of the Canadian Red Book, a  handbook of the dominion of Canada.  Avery careful compilation of facts of  interest to every Canadian and a veritable mine of useful information for  non-residents who may- be anxious to  know something of the dominion, its  laws,  government   and   potentialities.  A particularly useful  little  publication  to send to friends abroad.  (lotv Diphtheria is Contracted.  One often hears the expression,  "Afy child caught a severe which developed into diphtheria," when the  truth was that the cold had simply  left the little one particularly susceptible to the wandering diphtheria germ.  When Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  is giver, it quickly cures the cold and  essens the danger of diphtheria or any  other germ disease being contracted.  For sale by all druggists..  Kernie got a $.-0,000 Christmas  plum at Ottawa, in the way of public  building appropriation; Cranbrook,  $7,000  There are fully 5,000 unemployed  in Vancouver turning handsprings for  meals. The city is establishing a  bread line.  During the past seventeen, months  9,000 Japanese, 1,000 Chinese, and  over 3,000 Hindoos have arrived in  British Columbia.  It has been decided to hold the  annual bonspiel of the Kootenay  Curling Association at Nelson this  year, in January or February.  Last week Thomas G. Earl of  Lytton, the oldest fruit grower in  British Columbia, picked luscious  grapes and strawberries in his orchard.  Judge W. J. Nelson, the well known  Rossland barrister, died at his resi  dence in Rossland last week, aged 46,  the cause of death being heart failure.  J. R. Anderson, deputy minister  of agriculture, has authorized the organization of a farmers' institute in  the Cranbrook-Fernie farmers' institute  district.  In 1901 there were 7,430 acres in  fruit in B. C., with about 640,000  fruit trees. In 1906 there were 49,-  000 acres in fruit, with a grand* total  of 2,700,000 fruit trees.  Think Copper Ouilook Belter.  The Boston Commercial, in a recent  issue, has the, following to say regarding tl.e copper situation:  "From a number of developments  that have occurred in the past few days  in the smelting circles of this city  there are indications that the worst, so  far as the copper situation in this  country is concerned, in the present  curtailment have been reached. While  the improvement may not be perceptible  for some time the impression in smelting circles seems to be that a change  for the better is coming. It is known  that orders have been issued to several  of the large copper producing . companies which have recently shut down  their output, that if the present more  cheerful outlook continues they will be  allowed to increase their shipments by  the latter part of December. Should  this temporary improvement show any  signs of weakening by that time those  orders,   of  course,   could  be  easily  countermanded. ,  "The silver lining in the dark cloud , to hold themselves  of the copper situation," says Mr. | open at fuU blast by  Rothenberger in his letter, "is now  perceptible to a degree that leaves very  little doubt as to what the next six  months will show. By this we do  not wish to claim a boom or a big  speculative move, such as was witnessed a year ago; but the turn has  come and the next six months should  show higher prices for copper stocks  that are in'a position to earn money  on a fair copper market.  "Those   who   are    in   touch    with  the copper market; will' tell you that  the three first months of Ihe year  beginning with January are always  noted with the placing of particularity  large copper metal orders. The prospect of this buying materializing in  1908 is all the better by'virtue ofthe  fact that domestic consumers have  been waiting for some months to  jump in and buy when they could  reasonably feel that bottom had been  reached.  "As 50 per cent; of this country's  copper mines have been slim down  for several months, and because those  thatihave still kept running- have cut  dow'rftheir output" 50 per cent, therr-  is bound to be a shortage of the metal  as soon as the buying in'large lots  commences. The surplus of 150,000,-  000 pounds now waiting on the market can be sold in less than one week's  good business.  "We have knowledge that a number  of the largest mines in the west that  have been shut down have been told  11 teadinefs to  the end of December. These orders have been  issued in the regular course of business,  and preparations to enforce them will  begin immediately. They argue that  a' dearth of copper would create a  rapid scale of advancing price, thus  creating a corner and disturbing trade  in general."  Escaped   the  Terrors  Many Winters By  Using Pe^ru-na.  ������-,���������>������-���  "I A ftribute my  Extreme Old  Age to the Use  of Pe-ru-na."  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  The Phcenix Pioneer will not issue  its Annual this year owing to the enervated condition of the copper market,  says the Greenwood Ledge. Thus the  world loses another good thing by the  excessive prevalence of hard times.  Last week the first meeting in  connection with the organization of  the Kettle Valley Farmer's Institute,  took place at Grand Forks, on petition  ofS.T. Hall, and others to J. R.  Anderson, deputy minister of agriculture.  McDonald & Loftus, the first product of whose new sawmill, about  three miles from Phoenix, was furnished here, say they have contracts to  last for a year.  According to report from Victoria  plans for the new bridge over Kettle  river at Rock Creek have been prepared, and work on the structure will  be rushed. The iron work will come  from New Westminster.  Bmter'it  Philosophy ��� XIII.  Resolved, That a person can suffer  more from nightmare than real pain,  whelhtr he is awake or not. A thing  doesn't have to be real to cause suffering. If you tell a well man that his  house has burnt down and his family  is dead, he'll suffer just as much as  though it were true, until he finds out  you were fooling him. Some folks  live night mares, they live in fear  of something all the time; afraid of  the future. Don't they know the  future is the result of the present?  The financial hog and trust glutton  will get spiritual indigestion and the  chronic worrier will get wrinkles: the  man with the violent temper will get  iheumatism or something, and the  good, temperate man will be happy  and contented; its a cinch.  When to Qo Home.  From the Bluffton, Ind, Banner:  "When tired out, -; go home. When  you want consolation, go home.  When you want fun, go home. When  you want to show others that you  have been reformed, go home and let  your family get acquainted with the fact.  When you want to show yourself at  your best go home and do tbe act  there. When you (eel like being extra liberal, go home and practice on  your wife at.d children first. When  you want to shine with extra brilliancy  go home and light up the whole household." Tu which we would add, when  you have a bad cold go home and  take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  and a q-iick cure is certain. For sale  by all druggists.  ���Sww-rg'itnUatioftiend sufotitfdo.  A  Home   Made   Hippy,  by    Chamberlain's  Couth Remedy.  About two months ago our baby  girl had measles which settled on her  lungs and at last resulted in -a- severe  attack of bronchitis. We had two  doctors but no relief was obtained.  Everybody thought she would die.  I went to eight different stores to find  a certain remedy which had been recommended to me and failed to get it.  when one of the storekeepers insisted  that I try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. I did so and our baby is still  alive and well today.���George W.  Spence, Holly Springs, N. C. For  sale by all druggists.  THE  LAND ACT.  S:mU-caineen Land District, District ot Yale.  TAKK NOTICE that Samuel Dundbe, of  BelfaBt-Ireland, occupation, Merchant, intends  to apply for a -special timber license over the  following described lauds:  No. r.���Commencing at a post planted about  yA of a mile east of the Columbia and Western  Railway, fiom, where it cros-s-s Sutherland  Creek, and about# of a mile south from said  creek and marked Samuel Dundee's north-  jvest corner post; thence south 80 chains; thence  east So chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  west 80 chains to tlie point of commencement,  aud coutinning 640 acres, more or less.  SAMUEL DUNDEE.  0. Dundee Atrent.  Dated, 6th November. 1907.  LAND ACT.  Similknmeen r.aud District, District or Yale.  TAKK NOTICK lhat SAMUitr. Dusdek, Belfast, Ireland, occupn ion, Merchant, intends to  apply for a special Hmlter licence over the follow  ing described lands:  No. 3.���Coiiiiuciicii'K at a post planted about  ao chains east f-om the north-west corner post of  No. 1 locution, nml 011 Its ..orth side line, ninrUed  Samcki. 1 UNDKii's sonth-n-eat corner pout  thence ea<l So chains; thence north Bo chains  thence west 80 chni'i*;- thence south 80 chains lo  the   oiut ol commencement, and conta-nlttg 640  acre?, more or less.  SAMUKt. DUNDKK,  C. Dundee  Agent  Dated. Sth November. 11)07.  What Ails You?  Do you feel weak, tired, despondent  have frequent headaches, coated tongue,  bitter or bad taste In morning, "heartburn," belching of gas, acid risings in  'throat after eating,, stomach gnaw or  burn, foul breath, dizzy spells, poor or  Variable appetite, nausea at times and  kindred symptoms"?  If yoTN-^ye any considerable number ot  th��sa.bovesy��Dtoins you are suffering  froiriN>Jliousry(6gv>,lWpi<l liver with indl-  CestloiiScW5pc**'*)iiw> Dr. Pierce's Golden  Mi>dlrfr] rjfscoverv ts made up of the most  valuable medicinal principles known to  medical science for the permanent cure of  such abnormal condi^lons^ it is a most  efficient liver invigorator. stomach tonic,  bowel regulator and nerve strengthener.  .;., The "Golden Medical Discovery - ts not*  a patent medicine or secret nostrum, ft  full list of its ingredients being printed  on its bottle-wrapper and attested under  oath. A glance at its formula will show  that it contains no alcohol, or harmful  kabit-forming drugs. It Is a fluid extract  made with pure, triple-relined glycerine,  of proper strength, from tho roots of the  following nativo American forest plants,  fly.., Golden Seal root, Stone root, Black  Cherrybark, Queen's root, liloodroot, and  Mandrake root.  The following loading medical authorities  amomr a host of others, extol the foregoing  roots tor tiio euro of just such ailments as the  above symptoms indicate: l'rof. R. Bartholow'  M.-n.. of Jefferson Med. College. Phila.: Prot  II. C. Wood. M. D.. of Unlv.of Pa,: Prof.Edtrtn  M.' Hale. M. !>.. of Hahnemann Med. College.  Chicajro: Prof. John King. M. D., Author of  American Dispensatory: Prof. J no. M. Scud-  dor. M. D.. Author or Specific Medicines; Profc  Laurence Johnson, M. D.. Med. Dept. Unlr. of  N. Y.: l'rof. Flrtley Ellingvood. M. D.. Author  of Materia Mcdlca and Prof. In Bennett Medical College. Chicago. Send name and address on Postal Card toDr. K..V. Pierce. Buffalo, N. Y.. and receive free booklet giving  extracts from writings of all the abore medical authors and many others endorsing. In the  strongest possible terras, each and every ingredient of which "Golden .Medical Discovery" is composed.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and  Invigorate stomach, liver and bowels. They  may be used In conjunction with "Golden  Medical Discovery" If bowels aro much constipated.   They're tiny and sugar-coated.  Ill  Clark  Takeg  Cheerful View.  an    interview    recently    former  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November IS, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology,  iises, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It,gives the plain facts in plain English  without fearor favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the woild, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to i in porta rice ol  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in bucktam with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publi.-her  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICH Hi AN.  Mr. Isaac Brock, 117 Years Old Last Birthday  ISAAC BROCK, a citizen of McX,en-l  nan county, Texas, has lived for 117 1  ears. For many years he resided :-.-.  Bosque Falls, eighteen miles west o!  Waco, but now lives with his soii-in-  law at Valley Mills, Texas.  Some time ago, by request, Uncle  Isaac came to "Waco and sat for liis  picture, holding in his band a stick  cut from the grave of General Andrew  Jackson. Mr. Brock is a dignified old  gentleman, Bhowing few signs of decrepitude. His family Bible is still  preserved, and it shows that tho date of  hi*- birth was written 117 years ago.  Born before the  United States ���  were formed.  Saw 22 Presidents elected.  Pe-ru-na    has'   protected   him j  from all sudden changes.  Veteran of four wars.  Shod a horse when 99 years  old.  Always conquered the grip with  Pc-ru-na.  Witness in a land suit at the  age of, 110 years.  Believes Pe-ru-na the greatest  remedy of the age for catarrhal  troubles.  IN speaking of his good health and  extreme old ago, Mr. Brook says:  "After a man has lived iu the 'WorMl.  as long as I have, ho ought to bar*  found out a great many things by ���x-  porienco.   I think I have done so.  "One ot the things I have found  out to my entire satisfaction ts the  proper thing tor ailments, that  are due directly to the effects ot  the climate. For 117 years I have  withstood the changeable climate  of the United States.  "I have always been a very healthy  man, but, of course, subject to tbe af-  foclions which are due to sudden  changes in the climate and tempera*  tura. During my long life I have known  a great many remedies for coughs, cold* "  and diarrhoea.  "As tor Dr. Hartman's remedy*  Peruna,;/ have found it to be the  best, If not the only, reliable rem*  edy for these affections. It has  been my standby for many years,  and I attribute my good health  and extreme old age to this remedy^  "It exactly meet* all my require"  monts, It protects me from the evil effects of eudden ohauges j it keeps m* in  good appetite; it gives me strength; it  keops my blood in good circulation. I .  have come to rely upon it almost entirely tor the many little things *e*r  which I need medicine.  "When epidemics of la grippe first  began to make their appearance in this ,-  country I was a. sufferer   from UUa  disease.  "I had several long sieges "wtth-"  the grip.   At first I did not know -  that Peruna was a  remedy lor  this disease.    When I beard that  la grippe was epidemic catarrh, I,  tried Peruna   for la grippe aad  found It to be Just tbe thing."  Iu a later letter, Mr. Brock writeet  "I am well and feeling as well as I  have tor yean;  The only thing that'  bothers me is my sight.   If I could see -  better I could walk ail over the  and i t would do' me good.   I would �����  be witho-at Peruna."  Toon truly,  When old age comes, it brings  it catarrhal diseases.   Systemic cataiTsi  is almost universal in old people.  explains why Peruna has  Indispensable to many old 1  D. J. Matheson  3naurancc Hoent  I��IDI3L,ITY     BONDS.  CO.VXMI.S3IONI2R    FOR  FIRE,       LJLFK  A.NK  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GljASS  TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  PHOEINIX  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  Ask for our Bottled Beer  G. H. Hull postmaster at Grand  Forks, was elected to the executive of  the new Postmasters Association, organized in Revelstoke recently.  At the regular meeting of the  license commisioners for Greenwood  district, held last week at Midway,  all the old licenses were renewed.  AVERAGE PRICES OF COPPER.  ���New York���  Electrolytic take.  Month 1906     1907 1906 1907  Tanuarv .  18.31    24.56 18.41 24.88  FeIruarvV       17.WI   24.03 18.11 25.20  March      .18 36   25 07 18.04 25.47  April'..   18-37   24.27 18.63 24.87  mP'v   18-45   24.15 18.72 25 17  Tune"    ..- 18.44    22.82 18 71 24.01  luTv        .'   ..   18.19   22.12 18.58 21.31  Aoca��t.'..'...   18 43   18.35 18.61 18.25  Sentember...  19.14    15.56 19.29 16.04  OcU ber    ...21.27    13.12 21.71 13 57  November...  21.91,    13.37 22.34 13.62  December.... 23.03      ^��.o��    year 18.3&     ^.60  Senator W. A. Clark of Montana said:  "The total reduction in the output of  copper is so large that six months  ought to see the surplus eliminated  entirely. When that is done I expect  to see copper go back to about 16  cents per pound, and that is enough.  At that figure consumption is possible  on a large scale, and while it will not  permit all the mines to resume on the  old basis it will still furnish employment for a large proportion of the  men who have been thrown out of employment by the recent slump."  mm hips mi  QUARTERLY DIVIDEND. No. 100  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a  Dividend at the rate of eight per cent,  pur annum upon the Paid-up Capital  Stock of this Bank has been declared for  the quarter ending 31st December, 1907,  and that the same will be payable at the  Head Office and Branches on and after  Thursday, second day of January next.  The Transfer Books will be closed from  the 15th to thoSlst December, both days  inclusive. .  By order of the Roard,  J. A. MACKINNON,  General Manager;  Sherbrooke, 2nd December, 1907.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doine grade public school work.  Does'high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  tho complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Rev. J. P. Howell, Bursar.  THE   FINEST   QUAUTY IN  MILK and CREAM  AT  fH6  oSS^  PHONE  STUinri.v   '"���"-Ian kggs  jr.  w.  UANMA.M, i'uoPKiKxoa.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Props.  Office and Brewery, Banner St. ___ Phoenix, B.C.  ffjSf   We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE in the Boundary.  ~t  PALftCF LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCH MclNTKRE, Prop.  35   Horses,   Full   Livesy   Equipment,  Have taken  and will  over   the   Lumber   Yard  carry   a  full   stock.  DRY    WOOD   IN    ANY    QUANTITY  CANADIAN/-)  'PACIFIC It  CHRISTMAS  EXCURSIONS  = EAST =  $87.95    to    MONTREAL,    TORONTO, and all points West thereof'  in ONTARIO and QUEBEC.  QUEBEC, ST. JOHN, HALIFAX  and other Maritime Province cities.  Rates on Application. .  TICKETS   ON   SALE   DAILY,  December isf to December jr.  Round Trip, First Class���Three  Months Limit.  OLD   COUNTRY   RATES���HALIFAX,    ST.  JOHN or PORTLAND, and return,  CsCk^   <~kH"f    RETURN OCEAN  J!��it/C>t��70      ���   FARES.   ���  SALOON,      SECOND,     STEERAGE,  $104.50. $76.00. $55.00.  and up according to Steamer.  For detailed information sailing ocean  Steamers, First Class or Tourist Sleeper  Reservations, apply to Local Agent, or  Trompt Attention  to   orders  Hi Any hour of day or night.  MOE, e  D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  J. COYLE,  A. G.  P. A.,  Vancouver, B.C  Hill Ave.        (phone 34.)        Phoenix, B. C.  J   1-1"*^^ ���^������^^^^���If-^^^'^^^iMM^^ .MrtW^j-^i  JSJps?  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to oe the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia. _  It is published in the ceiUr^- or the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  Tlie Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $250 and more than one of its readers subsctibes for two,  three'and even five  years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.  Co.,  Phoenix, B.C.  r"^"t"^��S*  NOTE���We have a lew Copies of the lm' 1'  each, or u copy will he ��.-nt fret* *  'OMKKR ANNUAL lert,  > n new subscriber.  price   35 cents  ItiL^te-g-.  ���sc^:'"^  \F&im^*W f^iwn utfiaM-M tr^\\\t\m. /rfilMil 1V1   if"** "^~-"~  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.   .The most perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a com*  pletesystera of Bnths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curatlv*  properties of -ts waters are unequaled.  For Curing nil Rheumatic. Nervoiu and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailmeuts.  For Eliminating all MetalliePoisons From th  System  The grandeur ol -.he scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, takes,waterfalls,  'Doatlng, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursions  tennis, its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness HARRY McINTOSH,  pTonrietor  NOTICE.  Id the matter of the Land Registry Act, and in  the matter o( the Title of Lot 6, Block ao. Ok:  Ironsides subdivision of the Town of Phoenix,  B. <���.  WHERKAS the Certificate of Title of Francis  Knott, being Certificate of Title No 114210, to  the nbove hereditaments has been lo.��t or de  Mtroy-zd, nud application has been made for a  duplicate thcteof.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a dut-lica:*:  Certificate of Title to the above hereditaim nls  will be issued at the expiration of one Month  from the first insertion hereof, uuless in the  meantime valid objection to the contrary is made  to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  T.and Registry Office, District Registrar,  Kamloops, B.C.,  November 19th, 1907.  mmtfmm  ���m'mmM  mm  N-SKiBS.T-vW'SSWI  .V.V��.wSlVfi��l  Y 'tfPIIii!|  ;'.:;iIVw!  ill?  If iff  '-;l'iS*SPi  '���"1 .���-���:'��-'.���<���  Y:Y':|:vYf.'  ���;'��� :Y^-::y?  i'-m^'Y  Y&' IfflffHff1"'  IS  Mil;  1  hsf  .w  fill 111  t; ti  M  Fi  IP  ill  THE   PHOENIX  PFONEKSt  SHARP <a IRVINE CO.  JOS Wall St.  HKOKKRS  Spokane, Wash.  WE WISH TO SELL���  liooto  oo:> Alberta Coal ,       .36  iooo to 3000 Alameda, Idaho        04  10 lo   too American Telcgraphone... ;    S-5��  500 105000 B c. Amalgamated Coal       oy'/j  to to iooo II. 0. Copper    4-5��  .SCO to 30.10 Col fax ' oul (Pooled)     Hid.  5 to     50 Consolidated Sm'Iters. Trail  9000  1000 to 3000 Copper Kiii(r, Idnli" 03  50 to iooo Domin'oii Copper, B. C    3.10  1000 to 2000 Dlitinoi.d Vale J on I :..... , 15  loootoaooo '"list Snowstorm, Idaho '���.       .05  100 to 1500 (In braith Conl.....        .r;  5 to     50 Grnubv Smelters   S5.00   ,  5 to     50 Urrinnu American Coffee ..,  50.00  100 to   joo International Coal       .'8  100 to   500 K*udnll, Montana        95  1000 to sooo MHsouln Copper, Idaho ....... 07}i  ' to     '10 Mnrconi Wireless, American....' , ,  77.00  5 to      50 Marconi Wirelcs, Oiiiiadlnn   500 to 5000 Nicola Conl, r.td..........   50 to   500 .Nipnbuung, Cobalt..,   1000 to 5000 Panhandle Smeller   500 to 3000 Knmbler-Oariboo   a-75  �������  7-SO  o.l  Write for our Market Letter, it will keep you posted. We mivke a specially  01 New York anil Boston enrb stocks, also British Columbia, Alberta, Idaho and  l obalt listed and unli��!t-il n-ruritios.  m  "O"  v��?l  Leading Hotel of Boundary'* Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Phoenix  Opera   House-One  Night  Only  MONDAY"JAN; 6, 1908  ERNEST   SHIPMAN   AND   WILLIAM   G. COLVIN   PRESENT  IAN  MacLAREN'S BEAUTIFUL SCOTTISH IDYL  ONN1E  RIER  13 SH  Earnest Mills,, of Greenwood, of  the executive boaad of tbe W. F. of  M., who was the defeated Socialist  candidate in Yale-Cariboo in 1904,  has been appointed as acting secretary-  treasurer of the W. F. of M,, with  headquarters at Denver.  Business men of Silverton on Slocan lake, have formed the Silverton  Progressive Association, to make the  place better known.    '  iateai Mining"'Stock"Quotations.'  ORIGINAL   KIRK   LA SHELLE PRODUCTION  20- Notable cast of- 20  THE PLAY THAT WINS ALL HEARTS  Specivl Feature���-Miss Maggie McCanti, the Queen of Scottish Songs  13  Corner Knob H111 Ave.,  PHOENIX, It.  How ana Up-to-date  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms,  and Klrat St.,  C.  J. A  monaster  Proprietor,  :s:  Seat Sale opens Tuesday, December 31st, at Tom Brown's  Prices:   Reserved Seats, $'1.50 arid $1.00  General  Admission, IS Cents  In and Around Phoenix  ^acaeaeaeae*^^  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  -Steam   j*    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.  HRIKF   TOPICS   OK   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  Apply to  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  -R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy  well' furnished rooms.  Dry wood   in   car  lots.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying  your furniture elsewhere, call on R. I. Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully  prepared  at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines  from $10  up, see  Miss McDonald.  Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per 100.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, pay up.  On Christmas night a dance was  given at Miners' Union hall, and an  enjoyable time was had.  It svill pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  Father Bedard celebrated midnight  mass at the Church of Our Lady of  Good Counsel on Christmas.  One of the worst snow storms of  the winter thus far appeared Christmas  day.' It extended all over the Boundary and at Nelson also.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  'makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick,, as they are going fast.  COMING AND GOING  , anza  manager, announces  skating rink will be  season this evening,  admission    the   first  Paper-Ty pe=I n k  these-three in  our up-   TKa  to-date Job Department    1 "C  We can furnish any  combination   01  Phoenix Pioneer  PHOENIX  BAKERY  Why should you pay $8.00  per barrel for flour when you  can get 18 loaves of bread for  $1, delivered at your door.  'Phone A55.      W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  MAR5H BLOCK and dining room  EXTRA   WELL.   FURNISHED   ROOMS  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located.  Victoria Ave, Phoenix, B.C.-        "MISS IDA L.  RAKER,  * * QirMii-**-r*wr-"*>��-wtriu-i|_-i,  No Bar.  Prop.  H. A. Munro,  that the Phoenix  opened   for   the  No  charge   for  night.  The "Bonnie Brier Bush"  is billed  or the opera hotfse   on   Monday, January, 6th.    The  dramatization of Ian j  McLaren's famous   work should   have  a big house.  Helen Gordon and Daisy Horrell  returned late last week from the  Nelson convent, where they had been  at school, to spend the holidays with  their parents. -   Y  Considerable interest is being taken  in the  curling  rink   this  'season,  and I  the list of members is steadily growing  The  list   of skips   and   rinks   for the  winter will shortly be announced.  Quite a number of new subscriptions  have been added to the list ofthe  Pioneer this week. Begin the new  year right and get the Pioneer���and  all the news of the Boundary���regularly  everyweek.  On Christmas day V. M. Sherbino,  local manager for P. Burns it Co.,  Ltd., received the sad intelligence of  the death of his father the day before  in Manitoba. Deceased was upwards  of 60 years of age, and was taken off  by heart desease.  William S. Macy spent Christmas  with his family in Spokane.  Charles D. Hunter went to Spokane  to spend Christmas with his sister,  Mrs. C. S. Slawson.  Stanley Fairweather, of the E. T.  Bank, went to Republic to spend  Christmas.with his parents.  A. F. Perkins, of Colville, spent  Christmas here with his son, VV. X.  Perkins, Great Northern agent.  H. F. Libby came in from Bon  Siding, where he has  been puttin  some   mining    machinery, ' to   sg  in  Christmas. pend  John Simpson,...B._ A.,..principal of  the public school, is spending the  holidays with his sister, Mrs. Stewart,  at Grand Forks.  F. M. Kirby, wife and daughter, of  Grand Forks, and E. R. Birnie, of  Regina, spent Christmas with L. Y.  Birnie and wife on Gospel Hill,   ��  Charles'-Biesel,   superintendent    of  the Snowshoe mine, attended the final  sittings of the Moyie arbitration commission at Nelson  the latter  part of  [ last week. -  R. P. Pettipiece, organizer for the  AV'estern Canada for.the International  Typographical Union, has been appointed editor of the ��� Fernie Ledger,  the organ ofthe United Mine Workers  of America,  .  A.-B. Hood, manager of the Eastern  Townships Bank here, went to Grand  Ftirks this,week, to assume the management of the bank there. W. B. Bower,  of the Grand Forks branch, will be  acting manager heretillthenew manager  is announced and arrives.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Cons. Smelters.... ...'.-  Cariboo-McKinney....  Canadian Gold Fluids  Diamond Vale Coal...  Doinin. Copper.   Granby ............  Galbraith Coal.   Hewitt.   International Coal   La Plata Mines  Nicola Coal Mines..  North Star. ..-.  Panhandle Smelter.  Rauiblor-Cariboo...  Royal Col lories ....  Sullivan  The stock market is a sure" indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  ikHKBD  .35  4.50  85.00  .02.^  .05  '.20  2.25  S5.00  .28  10.00  .89  .15  .0-1  .10  .02  .21X  .26  .00%  Snowstorm       1.16  Stewart   Telk-Kwa Mines .....  White Bear...   t Church Services Tomorrow  0%^1%*-%<%*<%*<Vm��mVtV9>>*%>>  Church of England���St. Johns; Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. ,. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev., J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30  p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:06 a.m.  A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass,. 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  FURNITURE, RUG*. Etc  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and more varied stock than before  .   .   RINNS   .   .  -n  a   larger  1  -���-#-*��-���-���-���-���-���-��-  ��������>���<!�������������*������-**>-�������������� '    Cure for Sore Nipples.  As soon as the child is done nursing, apply Chamberlain's Salve. Wipe  it of with a sofr cloth before allowing  the cars to nurse. Many - trained  niirses use this with the bes>t results  Price 25 cents per box. For sale by  all dcuggists..-  Two bits per month is all it costs to  have the Pioneer sent to you anywhere  in Canada or the United States. Keep  posted on Boundary matters while yoti  are absent.  Only 10,000 Shares to be Sold on the In  stallment Plan at J 84c* per share  $iaooc^sh|  FOR BEST CRITICISM OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT  Th�� Award lo be  Mack  fty thf  Editor of llil PIONEER. Dec. 24(1.  ,0  THE  does not want your   money,  THE  THE  On Christmas day the Great Nor  tliL-rn celebrated at Grand Forks by  having its round house burnt down,  with two locomotives.  Christmas eve there was the usual  Cliristmas tree at the Mother Lode  mine, Deadwood camp, that has been  a feature there 'Tor'���'.years' past. No  less than 36 children were remembered  and had a good time.  COMPLIMENTS OFThE  SEAS0H  Mig'Iitcm <& Cavanatig'l*  BROKERS'  THE CHRISTMAS SUPPLIES  that's wanted at Xmas time are almost  endless.  Handsome gifts have to be carefully  selected.    For instance,  CUT. GLASS CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS  are not only highly prized on account  of their beauty, but on account of their  intrinsic value as well. We have a  splendid display of Cut Glass Ware,  and you'll do well to inspect and buy  from it.  CARNEY COPPER CO.  except for value received.  CARNEY COPPER CO. is doing legitimate mining.  CARNEY COPPER CO. has about iooo feel   of  development work done, with 35 feet of 3% ore uncovered.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. owns n claims, and a water  right valued at $25,000.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO.'S properties are in the  famous Coeur d'Alene mining districts of Idaho.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. is driving a tunnel  which is'  expected to enter the   ore  chute  on   the  500-foot   level  within 90 days, when the stock will be worth 50c. per share.  If you want to know all about one of the most promising speculations in one of the best mining properties under actual  development in the Coeur d'Alenes, call on or write,  J.  L.   MARTIN,  P ^.oeniS.c. Pres. Carney Copper Co.  0<>hD<>-0-0^<>0<>-0<>^  H. A.  BUILDER  Drawe." 1082  Nelson, B.O  Subject to   confirmation  ID. MORRISON,  JEWIXER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  CONTRACTOR and  ���.fc.Dealer m.../  __  ' L       ���'"������:     "  Lime, Brick,  Lumber aacJ  all   Building   Material.  >     OFFICE���Cor.Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B.C.  ( PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED A  rOK>0-<M>0<>*<K>*0*0^  'Phone No. 64  When lo Go Home.  From   the   Bluffton,   Ind,   Banner:  "When   tired  out,  go  home     When  you     want     consolation,    go    home.  When you want fun, go home.    When  ynu   want   to  show   others   that  you  have been reformed, go  home and  let  your family getarquainted with the fact.'  When you want   to   show   yourself at  your best  go   home  and do  ihe  act  there.    When you   feel like hein<.-  extra liberal, go home  and   practice  on  your wife  and children   first.    When,  vnu want to shine witr-i extra brilliancy I  fin home and light up the whole house-j  hold."    To which we would add, u-br-n !  v��u have a  bad   cold   go   homn  nnd I  take  Chamberlain's    Couch   Remedy i  and a quick cure is certain.    For sale  by all druggists. j  Administrator's   Notice.  j In the Comity Court of Yale Holdeu at Gran.l  Forks.  j In the Matter of the Estate ol Alexander Dawson  j       deceased.  j    NOTICK IS 1IKRUBV r.lVKN.lliatoit the sSth  ,''.��        , November, 1007. il w ordered  by His  j Hon. ruc*Ke Krown, that A C. Sutton, be nriinii,-  ; istralorof all  and singular, the eslalc of ,Mi.-x-  j under Dawson, late ofl'hoenix. B. <"., deceased  I     Kverv I'erhon indebted lo Ihe said < stale 13 re  ; quired to make payment forthwith to Hit und^i  I'-f?";'1!."!'1  ev<-ry rersou.-having in possession  fleet* belon|;iiiR to deceased Is required to notify  ��� lite undersigned forthwith      -Hveiv   creditor o-  j "tiler person iinv,ns any claim upon ur intcres'i  11 tlie distribution of said esta e is required   before the 2nd Jan tinry. 1908, to send by r~jri*tercd  j letter addressed to the undersigned  his lmnie I  1 and address and lull  particulars of Ills claim or '  ��� merest, and a statement of his account veiifi.d!  .' yuatutoryde-laratioh, aind  the nature   fth��  -ecnrlty (ifai-y) held by him.   After Hie ��nf,i ,.,/, I  lanunry,   190S, tl.e  admin!  "lth thedestributl.iioftlieestr  <o those ctairaa only of which  had notice.  Dat?d at Grand Vor.lrs; ll.C., ���  a81h Noveinlier, 1507.  A. V. SDTTON,  Official Administrator,  Grand I'orks, B.C.  strato    will  pro'cVd j ,  estate, bavini; record  h he shall then fi"��� N  liSWWi.'ltfM IWYM M HJI-;m mmm* www r.mi mm >m m�� ��� r.  WE WILL SELL  100 to 2000 Alberla Coal......... .32,  5�� .1   '.SOO'B;. C. Copper......... 4.50  -100 ,,;   306 Canadian Marconi.. 2.40  20 ,,    200 Dominion Copper... 2.25  5 ,,      50 Cons. Smelters...... 85.00  100 ,,  2000 Galbraith Coal ...... .27  5 ,,      20 Granby  i...... 80.00  50,,     200 Hewitt  7.50  10,,     100 Hecla CD'A  3.50  100,,   'ooo Interim!ioual Coal.. 88  100 ,,     500 Snowstorn  1,20  roo..,,     200 Royal Collieries  .25  ^e William Hunter Co., Limited.  Somininti Aupnup.  We ask you to consider carefully the prices  we quote on all the above Stocks, and direct  your special attention to Galbraith, which will  soon be on the dividend list.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yotf ^Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for winter.     We sell the kind lhat wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf  and negligee   with   at-  .   tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress sids  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and thtee  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  I  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  fW��t"i>,*r*--M(**.rt* ��**&���

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