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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 17, 1910

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 mSSSSBUCSS^^Bi  awiMiuii iimmiiiiwi  oeni  ion  Twelfth Year  PHOENIX,  B.C.,  SATURDAY,  DECEMBER 17,  1910  N0yEMMR EXPECTED  Midway & Vernon Money  TO BE RECORD MONTH  With British Columbia Copper  when Returns are Public.  Optimists on British Columbia  Copper who declined to be discouraged when the stock dropped to  below $5 per share, and who still  declined to take profits on the rise  to $7, are finding justification for  their faith in the future possibilities  of the property by the preliminary  reports covering November operations. While the detailed figures of  production for November are not  yet available, it is stated that the  month was the best in the company's  history, and that earnings wiHshow  that the slight setback experienced  by caving-in troubles in October  was wholly temporary.  During November all three furnaces, at the smelter were kept in  operation, with an average of 2,000  tons of ore daily passing through  the plant. The tonnage handled  would have been greater but for the  delay by the contractors in delivering  a slag-dumping locomotive. This  addition to the machinery equipment  is--expected momentarily, and_;_.the  handling: of the tonnage wjlt be  greatly facilitated when it is placed  in commission.  The November tonnage included  ores from the New Dominion property, which are being handled  under a contract for the treatment  of 25,000 tons. As the contents of  the ore already delivered under the  contract were lower than the mine's  average, the contract has been extended to cover an additional 25,000  tons, and it is expected that the  treatment of this additional tonnage  will furnish a better idea as to the  possibilities of the New  Dominion.  The British Columbia Copper  company has acquired 23,000 more  shares of the stock of the New Dominion Copper company. It now  holds between 63% and 64% of the  stock of the latter company. At  present about 650 tons of New Dominion ore is being treated each  day. It will be a month yet before  the 50,000 tons will have been  treated, and further arrangements  will have to be made between the  two companies.  Later ��� The British Columbia  Copper company earned approximately $35',221 in November as  compared with $17,500 in October  and $27,500 in September.  Latest Stock Quotations  Asked     Bid  Granby Consolidated. .50.00    44.00  B. C. Copper : .   7.25      6.50  Hedley Gold 20.00    15.00  Victoria, Dec. 14���The report of  the valuation board assessing the  price of the taken-bver ten miles of  the Midway & Vernon grade and  passing the accounts for labor, team  hire, and supplies in connection with  that abandoned undertaking was to  day presented to the government.  The disbursements provided for in  settlement of wages, team hire, etc.,  are now being made, $63,000 being  distributed, which will come as a  welcome Christmas box to those interested, many of whom never ex  pected to be paid. The valuators  have passed all legitimate claims for  payment in full, after, authentication  and audit.  HEDLEY GOLD MINING  CO. PAYS DIVIDENDS  Disbursements at Rate of 17 Per  Cent in   1910.  The famous Nickel Plate gold  mine at Hedley continues to produce  the precious metal in substantial  quantities for its owners, the Hedley  Gold Mining company, which in  turn pays to its stockholders dividends; with great-regularity, ..^Anoa.  ther dividend of 30 cents and an  extra dividend of 20 cents per share-  has just been declared, payable on  December 31st. >  The Hedley Gold Mining company  has only been in existence a little  over a year, having acquired the  property from the Marcus Daly estate in August of last year, and  with the current disbursement of  $50,000 will have paid back to its  shareholders a total of $203,520, or  profits at the rate of $1.70 per share  par $10. This is the fifth disbursement during the current calendar  year, although dividend no. 1, payable last January, was declared  from 1909 .operations.  Earnings have been running considerably in excess of dividend requirements and there is now in the  treasury a substantial surplus.  This gold mining and milling  enterprise is the largest and most  important of its kind at present actively existing in British Columbia.  It is in the hands of men of large  mdans and its local management is  experienced and fully competent.  Additions to plant and machinery,  provided for early this year, are now  nearing completion, delay having  been caused by the,, non-delivery  during the summer of large parts of  the machinery required to complete  the improvements decided on in the  latter part of 1909. , ;   ^f> :     : . ���  F. C. Buckless of Greenwood has  purchased a Buick automobild.  Copper at 13c. ;  Boston.���Thirteen cents is being!  asked and received for February  electrolytic copper. Notwithstanding the dullness in copper and the  temporary recession in price in some  quarters there are some ofthe largest  sellers of the metal, in position to  book big contracts for forward shipment, who have not been obliged to  lower their price and as a result  have continued to sell at 13c.  On Monday there were new orders  booked at 13c, delivery running up  to the end of February. Beyond  that time, however, there has not  been much copper contracted for.  Greater activity in buying-is expected with the beginning of 1911.  SPOKANE TO PH(ENIX  ON FOOT, $100 WAGER  Makes Trip Easily in Specified  Time,   Seven Days.  Ed. N. Clark, the Canadian journalist, arrived in this city Wednesday    morning    but   a   few   minutes  inside his time limit for $100 wager,  walk    which    he    undertook    from  Spokane  the  previous   week.     The  fwagfer *w-as-made, with-- Captain- Oj.  Larsen, an Alaska mine owner who  usually   comes, out   to    winter   in  Seattle  and   Spokane,   and   for the  distance  of  167  miles   looked  easy  money   to   the   pedestrian,   but   on  leaving   Grand   Forks  he  took  the  wrong track and found himself down  at Danville, Wash., having to cross  snow-clad hills for about  six miles  before he could regain   the Phoenix  track, which was covered with  soft  snow to the depth of a foot in places  and seriously retarded  the  walker,  who however gamely struggled on  and arrived here just in time to save  the  bet,  which  was conditiopal on  his    starting    without   a   cent   and  beating his way through.     This he  managed to do with the loyal assistance of newspaper editors en route,  who fixed him up at all his stopping  places.  "^^*  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the mines and smelters of  the Boundary district for the week  ending Dec. 17 and for year to date:  Granby  . .21,365  Mother Lode....   8,128  Jackpot       420  Oro Denoro ....  Rawhide    4,000  Snowshoe    2,090  Number Seven       175  Sally   Golden Eagle. . ���  1,058,919  348,584  15,260  ���   9,339  39,400  141,145  1,690  32  120  36,178    1,614,580  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 21,775        986,648  B.C. Copper Co. 13,220        393,767  GRANBY REDUCES ITS  COSTS TO $2.39 A TON  During First Month under New  Management.  - Although the new Granby management has been In control but a  short-time, they are already accomplishing wonders at the mine and  smelter. While they are pursuing  a progressive policy in developing  their present mine and looking to  the future in acquiring other valuable  properties, the best evidence of what  they are accomplishing is to be  found in their figures for October  operations, when the costs were  reduced to $2.39 per, ton. This  figure���the lowest thus far attained  by the company���covered the cost  of mining, smelting and converting;  it showed furthermore a reduction  of 11 cents per ton from the cost  prevailing in October, 1909, at  which time seven furnaces were in  operation, as compared with six  this year.  Last October but one-half of the  smelter, four furnaces, was working  Following   the   change   in   control,  orders  were . quickly, wired   immediately.; ;to---.-h^'w   in ���*.two .additional  furnaces, so that since the middle of  October    six    have   been   in   blast.  The capacity  of the  eight furnaces  is 4,500 tons of ore daily.  It was intended, as announced  last week in The Pioneer, to be  operating the eight furnaces this  week, but owing''.to' a mishap with  the new settler with which an experiment was being made the furnace connected with it had to be  blown out, leaving seven in blast  this week.   .  Development work at the property  is being rushed/ and diamond drills  are kept in operation. At the moment drifting to the recently-discovered ore body which was located  by diamond drills is progressing  very satisfactorily.  Granby's cost at the present time  is down to about ten cents a pound.  _ ������ ;   Catastrophe in Coal Mine.  A terrible catastrophe occurred at  Bellevue, Alberta, on Friday night,,  when the Canada Colliery company's,  mine blew up. A large number of  men were working at the time, and  many are entombed. It is thought  that the accident was caused'through  someone lighting a match, the flame  being communicated to the gases..  More than forty, men were killed,,  and the work of rescuing others was  only carried on with the utmost  difficulty and by most heroic efforts.  The Government mine rescue apparatus was used.  J_���/# ~.i*4Yi  ��&> M ,,*'•-itftffch-IWhfew »<" MtlMM
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member, of the family could use it daily
Large bottle 50 cents at all druggists or
from the proprietors, The Giroux Mfg.
Co., Fort Erie, Ont., postpaid. The
girl with the Auburn hair is on every
package. Sold and guaranteed by
John Love, druggist.
Rossland Union Officers.
The election of officers for the
Rossland Miners' Union for the i
next six months took place last
week, the officers chosen being :
President, S. Stephens; vice-president, J. R. Binney; secretary, C. E.
Laughlin; treasurer, J. Twaddle;
warden, A. F. Doney; conductor,
R. Rowe; recording secretary, _M.
Morrell; trustees, R. Bulmer, Richd.
Clenias, T. Hancock, J. Hanna, B.
Stout; executive board, H. A. Ste
wart and J. Hansen; delegates to
district convention to be held at
Nelson in January, S. Stephens and
R. A. Tees.
Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.      General Agents.
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give you more strength and vigor
to infuse activity into your business
PHOENIX BEER is not only a
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Applicants for Canadian Navy.
Seventy-five per cent, of the applicants for positions in the Canadian
navy have failed to pass the doctor
on account of bad eyes and cigarette
heart, although of lusty appearance.
So far only men from the cities have
applied, the large number of men
applying having astonished the authorities, and men are being enlisted
on both coasts. At Vancouver ten
men were wanted. A1 few days
after the arrival of. the Rainbow so
many offered that the officers found
they had sixteen before they were
aware-of it. The experience on the
Atlantic cosst is similar. .
New Map of B. C.
A new map of the Province of
British Columbia has just been issued by the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, which will assist in
meeting:-:th'e demand for complete
and up-to-date information. ' .
This map,   which is on a scale of
35 miles to the inch, shows not only
the whole province,  but portions of
the  Yukon   and   the   North   West
territories on the north,   Alberta on
the east, the United   States   on the
south and Alaska- on the 'west.     All
information   of   a  general   nature,
which   the   scale   will   admit  of,  is
shown,   including   railway   stations
and all important points. i
The boundaries of the Dominion
Railway-belt and the Dominion Land
Agencies into which it is divided,
are clearly shown. All township
and range lines of the Dominion
Lands system of survey, with corresponding numbers, are shown in
this district. The Dominion Electoral Divisions throughout the province are also shown.
All railways in operation and the
Grand Trunk Pacific line as located,
are shown. .The Yukon telegraph
line can be traced on the map all the
way from Ashcroft to Dawson City
in the Yukon.
Single copies of this map will be
<sfet free, of cost on application to
the Chief Geographer, Department
ofthe Interior.
Fruit Packing Schools.
The B. C. Department of Agri«*
culture will establish fruit packing
schools in the various, fruit districts
ofthe province in order^to^b^ach up-
to-date and practical methods of
packing and grading fruit
Special Grocer
Tokay Grapes
Cornichan Grapes
Green Peppers
Cauliflower        Celery
Wax Beans
Hot House Lettuce
Spinach    Cucumbers
Ripe Tomatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Fancy Eastern Fresh Eggs     40c. per dozen
Extra Select Eggs in Cartoons 56c. per dozen
Case Eggs   -   -   -   -   -   - .3 dozen for $1.00
Creamery Brick Buttter   z  3 lbs. for $1.00
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The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date
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Boundary, Opposite Greats Northern
Depot.      v   v.-     Modern Bathrooms.
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R.  V. CHISHOLM, Prop.
DANNY DEANE, Manager.     . ■
Tr/is is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,
heated by steam, and well furnished thoughout
for the accommodation of the public. Everything
Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date. Meals served at
all hours.
Bar Stocked with Choicest Liquors and Cigars
Steam Heated, Electric
Telephone 4-8 and 26 ���>���>  mBff^i  '^YYYvm  ?YY')Y'Y,'.W$ti  >��&  m  *��:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  and  Boundary Mining Journal  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States  T. Alfred Love, Publisher.  .Saturday, December 17, 1910  A railway company may be excused  for its passenger trains being late  when unforeseen circumstances prevent them from running on time, but  when a train runs on time only occasionally and the chronic delays are  deliberate and aforethought on the  part of the company, then it is time  for the public to demand their rights.  For the past three months the Great  Northern passenger train has been  arriving in Phoenix from half-an-hour  to two hours late, and the delays have  been occasioned largely by the com-  jiany "doubling up" on its train crews  and bringing ore dumps up the hill  with passenger and express coaches.  The train usually leaves Grand Forks  on schedule, but loses the time coming  up the grade. Ore cars are not built  to run on a passenger schedule.  This mixed passenger and ore car  service is an injustice on the travelling  public over the Great Northern to  Phoenix and should not be tolerated.  When a man is sold a first-class ticket  he should not be forced to travel on an  ore-freight train. The company should  be compelled to give the service it  charges for. :        -'     /  Coupled with the late trains, the  company is heaping insult on irijiiry>>ii  t'his city" by 'not properly lighting the  depot, and it is nothing short of a  miracle that an accident has not occurred. In order.to save.a few dollars  a month the company dumps its passengers, off at a point where they have  to scramble in practically utter darkness over a mixture of mail, baggage,  express and freight before they can  gain the-thoroughfare ��� to the city. It  also causes great inconvenience to the  company's employes and those who  have to transact business with them,  and were it not for the company's exceedingly obliging agent at this point  the inconvenience would be increased  ten fold. The dingy, candle-lit local  terminus at night is a disgrace both to  the city of Phoenix and the Jim Hill  system.  We are told the reason of no electric  lights is because they cost more here in  proportion than in other cities���about  ten cents a day more 1 And the Great  Northern is inflicting wholesale inconvenience on the public of Phoenix for  a paltry dime a day! If the railway  commission has any authority it  should make use of it.  The Great Northern company derives  a revenue of about $800 a day from  Phoenix business. There is no city on  the continent, we Venture, which gives  a railway company an equal amount  of business arid is forced to accept such  shabby treatment in return. It is time  the business men of Phoenix took a  hand.  Canadian Home Journal  A short time ago, in answer to the  question "What Canadian magazine  have we to take the place of foreign  women's journals?"..- The Montreal Gazette replied: "Write to the Canadian  Home Journal, Toronto, for a sample  copy," We are glad to give the same  suggestion to our readers. It is a magazine of splendid quality and interest  that must appeal to all Canadians.  December is a cheery attractive number, breathing the Christinas spirit, It  has very excellent stories: "The Turn  ofthe Tide/' by Virna Sheard; "The  Comforting of Eugene" Which must recall the 'many small troubles of childhood that seemed so momentous;" The  Unconfessed Cross" by Katherine Hale  "A Pound of Tea" by Marion Waltham;  some interesting chapters from Mrs.  McClung's successful book, "The Second Chance" and the serial."-novel  "Jeanne of the Marshes" by Phillips  Oppenheim. -  ������ "         ��� ���������.   ���  Where is Arthur Inabuis?  The Hon. Lieutenant Governor of  BViti*vh_GoIuimbia is making enquiry  as to the whereabouts of Arthur  Inabuis. He was last heard'from  two years ago and was then working in a lumber camp in this province. Any person knowing the  whereabouts of Inabuis please communicate with The Pioneer immediately.  CHRISTMAS  SUGGESTIONS  Our Furniture' oilers a large range, of not only  suitable but substantial Christmas Gifts. Buy  something that will be of use to the recipient.  Have a look at our Rockers, Morris Chairs, Easy  Chairs, Children's Chairs, China Closets, Couches,  Fancy Tables, Pictures, etc., any of which would  make a very acceptable gift.  Ask for one of our Art   Calendars.  C.    F.     EdWardS,   Furniture  and   Carpets  arloFS  POOL TABLES AND BOWLING ALLEYS  Complete line of PIPES, TOBACCOS, CIGARS  AND CIGARETTES ..... Always in Stock  Finest Secection^oJ CONFECTIONERY, Try the  FAMOUS - KOHINOOR - CHOCOLATES  New First-Class Barber Shop J�� jj����  AN EASY SHAVEj STYLISH HAIRCUT, REFRESHING  MASSAGE.   -..'..      . \       . *. INVIGORATING SMAMPOO.  Perhaps you  ���cure  itself���  Obstinate Coughs Cured  '''':������ "'""' ;: '���'*��� ' ������'���'.'������.  imagined your cough would wear off  and now nave developed a nasty,  clinging cough. It would have  been better to start soon.er, but  even now quick relief will be given  by using  MATHIEU'S  SYRUP  of Tar and Cotf liver Oil  which at once relieves coughs, colds  and other throat troubles, and not  only cures the disease, but thanks  to its tonic properties, builds up the*  system   against   the   recurrence.  Where there is fever with the cold take  Mathieu's Nervine Powders to reduce the fever  and relieve the pain.  All dealers sell Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil and Mathieu's Nervine Powders.  J. L. MATHIEU CO.. Prop's.   8HERBROOKE, QUE.  Mathieu's Syrup  large bottle 35c.  Mathieu's  Nervine Powders  18 In box 25c.  DISTRIBUTORS FOR WESTERN CANADA  Foley Bros. Larson ^C  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon  ny  MENS OVERCOATS  COSGROVE & McASTOCKER, Proprietor;     lower town  ���\A7E   don't  care  where  where you come from  or where you have  been  buyi ng your clothes.   We  know there is not a  firm  on    the   continent    that  will sell you better clothing* than we will   for the  same money.    We handle  the  manufacture, hand-tailor-  ed throughout, and trim-  m'ed with Jjfoe best trimming's that money can  buy.  This is the season for  OVERCOATS. There  style, warmth and value,  besides satisfaction or  tlie wearer of *'STYLE  CRAFT."  HN1  '<���<;��� Yy"'':^^  '. '��� ������'' ' ':-A.'^Y^\  -:;': '^mm.  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The pain1  was very bad, and the whole of my  hand became swollen and in bad shape.-  Nothing I got f seemed to do it any  good. ,-, '      '  "A friend advised me to try Zam-  Buck? and I soon found that Zam-Buck  was altogether different to any preparation I had,ever tried. In a very short  time it soothed the pain and healed the  wound. I am convinced; that -Zain-  Buk has saved my hand.''  Miss Lillie May, of Stoney Creek,  Ont., says: "A few weeks since several  nasty, disfiguring cold.sores suddenly  broke out on my lips, ! which, became  much swollen. Seeing my condition a  friend advised me to try' Zain-Buk and  leave all other .preparations aside.' This  I did, and was much surprised, after a  few applications, of this balm, to see  every cold sore banished, and my lips  in a better condition than before.!'  Zam-Buk will^also be found a sure  cure for eczema, :blood-poison, varicose  sores, qiles, scalp sores, ringworm, inflamed patches, babies' eruptions and  chapped places,";.jcuts, burns, bruises  and skin injuries generally. All druggists and,stores sell at.50c box,. or, post  free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, upon-  receipt of price.'.-.VYou are .warned'  against harmful imitations and substitutes. " ^See the .registered name "!Zam-  Buk" on every package bvf ore buying..  Curling: Rinks Selected        j  With a total membership of 56, the  Phoenix Curling club ^ will begin the  present season with fourteen rinks, ���  probably the largest in its history.  There ik a great deal* of young blood !in  the line-up and an interesting season  is looked for. The following rinks  nave been selected',' and" curling will  probably commence next week:  TWELV  May Man ton Patterns,  exact value $1.20.  PATTERNS  G. L. Thompson  Wm. Lindsay  Geo. Ellis-'      ��� ��� :-  O. B. Smith, skip  \  G. T, Mattocks  C. H. Knight  Dr. Dickson  CvM.��Gampbell, skip  Thos. Simpson    ' "  John Swanson  James Batoman    <  Jas. Marshall, skip'  Bev. S. Lundie      ; ���  "Percy Poulton  ' T. B. Cosgrrove  Thos. Brown, skip.  A. vf. Hughes  W. X. McDonald  ���Gt W. RWmborger  G. L. McNicol, skip  J. T. Robinson  G. G.. Stearns  F. J. Harbinson  J'. 'El Thompson, skip  P. J. Cook ;  D. G". Stafford  W: J. Mitchell  J. A. Miller, skip  A. B. Calhoun  D. McDougall  Harry Reed  C. D.-Hunter, skip  N. J. Carson  J. F. McDougall  Chas. Davidson  ��F. A. Morrin,"' skip ;  Walter Ross  Rev. R. W. Hibbert  C. F.,Edwards   .  W. X. Perkins, skip  F. Simpson J  W. J. Prendergast  D. L. McElroy  J. E. Carter, skip  Norman Davidson  Fred Falconer .  R. V; Chisholm  " J. H. Matthews,, skip  Norman Dewar  C. A. Ross  D.b J. McDonald  A. F. Geddes, skip  T. A. Love  G. Kay  W. J. Hannam    .   ,  J. P. McKenzie, skip  Your choice from all these shown  in the fashion department given  with a yearly subscription to  utm  CANADIAN HOME JOURNAL  MSJBHMBJBSBJBBBaSJSBBSSJBBjBBjMHBOnaSl  Price $1.00 a year.  The great National woman's magazine of Canada which has  grown so wonderfully in the past two years. The most interesting and helpful home magazine.  NOTICE.  Another Scalp for Scotty.   ,  . ' Scotty Lackie trimmed-off-another  scalp to add to his pugilistic collection  Thursday evening,' when he outclassed  ,V. McDavis, the English pug of repute  from Grand Forks, in a mill in the  local opera house. McDavis was never  dangerous for Lackie; he began to  totter in the third round, and only  brute strength and exceeding gameness  .kept him in the ring till the fifth round,  while Scotty was just getting in good  boxing form towards [the conclusion,  having been, nervous at the start. The  opera house was well filled with spectators. Lackie won a side bet of $200  and net gate receipts amounting to  about $260.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  that ; the Canadian Pacific Railway j  Company (as Lessee of and exercising  the franchises of the Columbia and  Western Railway) did deposit, in accordance with the provisions of the  Railway Act, on the third day of  December, 1910, in the Kamloops  Registry Office, Province of British  Columbia, as number 836, plan, profile  and book of reference showing the  location of-' its Wellington Canip'  Branch from Mile 0 to Mile 3.15 proposed to be constructed from point  Mile 5.5 on the Phoenix Branch of the  said Columbia and Western Railway,  aiid that thirty days after this notice  or so soon thereafter as the application  can be heard, the said Canadian Pacific  Railway Company intends to apply to  the Board ;of Railway .Commissioners  for Canada for approval of said branch.  Dated this 10th day of December,  1910  E.W. BATEMAN,    :  Local Right of Way and Lease Agent,  Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  Vaudeville Entertainments  Phoenix has been placed on a circuit  with Nelson for vaudeville entertain  ments and if it proves satisfactory will  be continued throughout the winter.  The intention is to give three performances daily, a matinee at 1.30 p. m.  and evenings at 8 and 9 o'clock. The  prices are 25c. for adults and 15c. for  children. There wilTbe two companies  each week; one will come Monday and  stay till Wednesday, the other coming  Thursday and staying till Saturday.  The first show under this arrangement was given Wednesday evening  and was a bright three-act comedy  performance and was well received by  large audiences, the second company  commencing yesterday. The songs  are new and catchy and some good  acrobatic stunts are given.  FICTION.-��� F. Phillips Oppenheim's great serial, ��� 4* Jeanne of the  Marshes." Short stories by such masters of fiction as  Nellie McClung, Virna Sheard, Isabel Ecclestone Mac Kay,  Marjorie Pickthall, Katherine Hale, Jean Blewett.  FASHIONS.���All the desig-ns ofthe May Manton.Pattern Co.,.the great  New York,fashion house.     Dainty dress accessories.  * ���        .  MENUS���RECIPES���TABLE DECORATION���DRESSING TABLE  ���HOUSE PLANS���ROOM DECORATION--MUSrC���EMBROIDERY��� STENCILLING���C HILDREN'.S STORIE S���PRIZE  P0ZZLES���MOTHER'S    HELPS -SOCIAL    ENTERTAINING-  -WOMEN'S PROBLEMS.  Special Club Offer  6 yearly subscriptions and-72 patterns (giving yours free   if  ;   you get five orders)    .... ..'..."        $5.00-  'H. iV  SPLENDID    XMAS    GIFTS!  3 yearly, subscriptions and 12 patterns $2-O0.  ORDER VERY SOON TO  MAKE SURE OF GETTING  THE SPLENDID CHRISTMAS  NUMBER.    ASK FOR   SAMPLE  COPif IF   YOU   DO   NOT  KNOW THE JOURNAL.  Christmas Entertainment.  The   Methodist   Sunday   School  purpose holding- their customary  Christmas entertainment and tree On  Friday evening, Dec. 23rd; The  programme is now well under way  and promises good things. The  customary distribution-of presents  will be continued, and it is requested  that these presents be taken to; the  church on the day of the entertainment. Let everybody come and see  the youngsters enjoy themselves.  Proceeds will be.devoted to the pur  chasing" of a Sunday School library.  Help make the Journal known,  splendid commissions.     Ask  about solicitors' rates.  (FREE   PATTERN   ORDER)  Canadian Home Journal,  62 John St., Toronto.  Enclosed find"$..  for..........  subscription to the Journal and.......  coupons for free patterns as per your  offer. Send subscriptions and patterns Recording to attached list.  Fresh. Cream and 'Milk Daily  GOOD CREAM  OR  MILK,  such   as  the   PHOENIX   DAIRY  BRAND, is the basis   of a tempting meal.     It makes everything  taste  better.     Try   it���and  you'll   always   buy   it.      All   milk   is  aereated before being sold.  Phone E 32 W. A. McKAY & SONS  DELIVERED   TO   ALL   P-YRTS   OF   THE   CITY . -   ..  Fresh oyster cocktails at the Brooklyn bar.  Round-Trip Canadian  Fares  To points in Ontario* Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia  MONTREAL   -   $94.95       ST. JOHNS, $109.45  -    -   $99.85        HALIFAX,     $11 3.40  Tickets on sale Dec. 1st to 31st, final return limit 3 months from,  date of sale. Stop over privileges in both directions. To accommodate  visitors to Old Country reduced round trip tickets'sold to Atlantic seaports in connection with Atlantic S.S. tickets .Nov* 11th to Dec. 31st,  with five month limit.  Further information   regarding rates  to  points  not quoted, routes,  stop overs, etc., cheerfully furnished by calling on or writing���  Great ^Northern  RaiBway w. x. PERKINS, Agent.  w  <'  ���ii  4 M*W��  SHURESIG NS        Lo<;al aiid General  Of Kidney Trouble  If your back is constantly aching and  if you experience dull shooting pains,  your kidneys are out of order., If your  urine is thick and cloudy or your passages frequent' scanty and painful, your  kidney* and bladder are out of. order.  Neglect quickly ������;bnhgs'''''','-Vbn'^;'!ThWmaj-  tism,   diabetis,   lumbago sciatica and  etc.     " - ";"';.  Mrs. John Wagner of 110 Hollis St.,  Halifax, N. S., says: **r��ull shooting  pains would catch me across the small  ���part oi' iriy back and extend.into my  shouldars and neck, often causing me  to suffer with severe headaches and  spells of dizziness. Spots would dazzle  before m^eyes and everything would  turn black. I would fall to the floor  and be unable to get up again without  assistance. A friend told me of Booth's  Kidney. Pills and I began their use.  Tie first box gave me relief and I am  now well and strong."  All druggists  sell Booth's Kidney Pills 50c a  box with a guarantee to relieve  Months  hid ii( i  Pills  or your money  back. They are  the worlds.'s  greatest specific  for,, kidney and  bladder trouble. PostpJ$id from the  proprietors The R. T. Booth Co. Ltd.,  Fort Erie. Sold and guaranteed by  John Love, druggist.  King Edward Lodge No-36,  A.; F. and A. M.  Regular communication at 8 p.m.  Second Thursday of each month.  limergcnt meetings as called; Masonic Hall, McHale Block.  W. S. Cook, R. S. Fraser,  Secy. W. M.  IA f\ *E\   Snowshoe Lodge  .V-r.V-J.J^. No. 36  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  J. P. McKenzie, Noble Grand.  W. A. Pickard, Fin. Secy.  T. A. Bean, Record. Secy.  FRATERNAL ORDER  Phoenix Aerie No. 168  Meets in Union  Hall, Friday Evenings.      Visiting brothers are always  welcome.  J. Thornton, W.P.  Orrin D. Bush, W. Secy.  ^Y'  K. of P. Lodge, No. 28  Phoenix, B.��8  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  .Gordon Thompson, k. of r.s.  J. W. Hannam, C.C.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders       Phone A65  James G. McKeown  Don't forget the big Christmas dinner  at the Brooklyn. .  Dari Vickwas hx town from Grand  Forks this week. ;,,'-''.:''. '���''  ^oundS--Lady's whitefascinator; apply at Pioneer office. *���< -  Steel has aiTived at Midway for the  Kettle^^lley railway.  P. H. McCurrach was in town from  Greenwood Saturday.  Dry wood in car lots for sale; apply  to J. Trombley, Phoenix.  Three-roomed house to rent^enquire  at Royal Billiard Parlors.  Chief Constable Bunbury of Greenwood was in town Thursday.  A gold locket and chain awaits an  owner at the Pioneer office.  Miss L. Squires has opened a dressmaking establishment in the city.  John Mulligan left Tuesday for a  four months' cruise of coast points.  Dr. Traynor, formerly of Phoenix, is  in charge of a hospital at Kitselas.  James E. Carter left on Saturday on  atrip to Vancouver and other coast  cities.  The new skating rink in Greenwood  will be completed by, the end of the  month. .   '.'  S. M. Johnson of Greenwood left  this week to spend the winter in  Ontario.  Skating commences at the rink on  Tuesday evening, Dec. 20th. Opening  night free.  A large safe, weighing two tons,  arrived yesterday for the local custom's office.  * W. Craig and family, who had spent  the summer at Mother Lode, returned  to Phoenix last week. .  '      ' '   . ���        ���   I*?."-'        -  I). J. Darraugh was in town this  week from the Phoenix Coal and? Coke  property at Bergen.  W. A. Williams, superintendent of  the Granby smelter, was in town from  Grand Forks Wednesday.  Only six more days in which to do  your Christmas shopping. Don't put  it off till the last minute.  Phoenix Rebekah lodge I.O.O.F. will  give an at-home in their-lodgeroom  next Wednesday evening.  The annual bonspiel of the B. C.  Curling Association will be held at  Cranbrook on January 16th.  Lome McKelvey returned to town  last Friday evening. Mrs. McKelvey  is visiting in Vancouver.  Miss Jessie McKenzie of the Nelson  school staff arrived home this week to  spend the Christmas holidays.  A. J. Campbell left this week on a  trip to his old home at Glencoe Mills,  Nova Scotia. He will be away about  six months.    ,.���  W. P. Moore, formerly accountant  with the HunterJ��endrick company,  is now with the Bank of Vancouver at  Vancouver.  The Wellington! camp branch of the  C.P.R. is 3.15 miles long. The official  name of the terminus at the Jackpot  mine is Reffek.  Miss Cheney and Miss Potter, professional nurses, arrived in the city on  Tuesday to take positions in the  Phoenix Hospital.  School closed yesterday for the  Chiistmas holidays with appropriate  exercises. The school will re-open on  Monday, Jan. 2nd.  Mrs, 0* B. Smith and children returned home last night after a visit of  several weeks in Spokane. " She was  accompanied by her mother, Mrs. A.  G. Pease, who will make an extended  visit here.  m?:  ***' No Alum ^  iNo lime Phosphate  Bc&v.  '���Alum in  baking powder  le dangerous and  sbonld be prohibited.**  ���Prof. Schweitzer, State UnhfH Mo.  Mm m protection 'mmdf *  gumrmntmm mgalnmt mium, umm  CREAM  Baking  It "makes home baking easy" and  gives nicer, better and cleaner food  than the "ready-made." There Is  no baking powder or preparation  like It or equal to It for quickly  and perfectly making the delicate  hot biscuit St hot bread, muffin,  cake and pastry.  Call at Almstrom's stationery store  and inspect the large assortment of  holiday goods.  Prince Rupert and Chilliwack oh  Wedhesddy voted the Scott Act down  by substantial majorities.  W. Ai Pickard of the Riverside mine  on the West Fork was in town over  Sunday. He reports work progressing  favourably on the Riverside.  Col. R L Wadmore, D.O.C, district  No. 11, who recently inspected the  Phoenix Rifle Association, has been  granted the rank of a colonel in active  militia.  H. McDonald of Greenwoood was in  town on Sunday. He left on Monday  for his old home in Prince Edward  Island on a visit to his parents, whom  he has. not seen for 17 years.  "My Wife's Family" gave two performances in the opera house, Monday  and Tuesday evenings. They presented musical comedy sketches which  greatly appealed to the audiences.  Customs   Officer    Stewart,   F.  W.  Russel, James McArdle, and F. Clumis  of Grand Forks were among the visitors in town Thursday evening.  See the finest selection of Christmas  cards ever offered are now to be had at  Love's Drug Storfi,  Piano,   now at a   railway   station  near here, will be sacrificed, for $250  cash; never been used"; lady unable to  keep it.   Apply to   Mrs.   A. G.   Mun-'-_  geam, 2040 Columbia St., Vancouver.  M. M. Stephens & Co., who are former Phoenicians, dealing in real estate, mines and. insurance at Prince  Rupert, have the thanks of The Pioneer  for a handsome calender for 1911.  Grand Forks Miners' Union, No. 180,  has elected the following officers for  the current term: President, William  Hoffman ; vice-presidents, John N. -  Currie and James Paul; secretary-  treasurer, W. E. Haddeu; recording  secretary, Oscar Smith.  Household Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundrying done at the Reco Laundry. .'.     ��� ��� ��� ���  Rec�� Laundry  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello  A 10  The Finest Quality in  MILK AND CREAM  at.  J. W. Hannam, Proprietor  Strictly - Fresh - EgTffi��  D. J, MATHESON  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  FIDELITY BONDS* PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS.  a  ���2  i  I  ummmmMUMmmm^m^umm^^^s^f^.i |gp||||^^  f^^M^'dMSM^^^^^'f'^'^ **'  M  a  '���$:.  i.V/M'.r/iV**  ��� ;;tBfe^^'^r?:^tes-;;v':��;-*<v^.; J3 <'��� ���.������.���������-.��������� )v.:,,.v-���������������.  ,%,i,'#.'^.  :';K''*r':v V:'  ���:Y?::."}*Uyt  WG2#$*  ra���H  ��:l��|pl  $ mmt;YWa*aW' ���' m- mj '" m* ��������� ;J  \:...\^.--r'.:;������':--\i  ������w^KK^- ��� '-^g^amem. mmMt\  \. A  Ml'Ym0^fYMMY'^YYYYYYYY^^'"Y^  '''''-'" ''\,:HHHBBHH  ^r: Y^'Y^^amkmmmmmmit  S''.^v:v'Vy.'i'vt��  ;;��,.;���  '���^?i!:'..:-^iS?^  |.W''',V5l-^*i#."'  ;tfc  lliif  !''Hfv  #��*$''��'  Wi^^SbfT^li^l&il^piii^ haphazard fashion if you <iesire it to give  :&���'������*:���.  t -ft'  s-���'*���;'���  Iplailftiolilr^^ent^ you ^should begin early to  _ for that par-  fe*c'"'r,^i(Si|I^^^R^^a|^fiie*''t<&-:tiie:'e>ne you desire Whonor, and last, but  ilftj^itst^^^P^& should be*! one Of quality not quantity.    Such  ,f#  ^^i_wmk  li^yMlipISn^illendless variety hi our stock for Christmas, 1910.  U    ii  1*   ��  ,.,#..v��.j.;ir'.;-  MONEY  3^fd||p|^^ of money as one would think to purchase hTthe, Jewelry store  ;..��...  i^i��a,j#|l|^^ find many such Gifts enumerated below, each of guaranteed  ��� '������'%; tiuj^y.  ��p��^ the; pleasure they give.  STERLING SSLVER SETS AND ODD PIECES  '0^^YigmY _  3.50  2.00  ���^^-'^^^���^i��:v'^''"x^;-l^:^'-'^'^:^'^  Bon Bon Spoon  Louis'  Pattern  ��  oons  Case  Najikin Rings $2oo 4.oo  ^yyywy^&0^^^'Y'  SILVER PLATE���Rogers' Brothers  laYi  ja-ix;'  pflMMjt Silver, good Plate - $1.5o, $2.oo  Marmalades, Complete with Spoon    -    - $2.5o, $4.5o an  Cake Plates, 12 in. diameter, $3.50 Bread Trays, $3.50 to  .5o  O  ALL OF GUARANTEED QUALITY  '-.?��:'  2V.  SILVER  DEPOS' ART  Srhe rnqst beautiful of Wares; t^     must be seen to be a  liiiiiMARiO::PAlNT  f^^^-^MM    -    Vases, $3.50 to $16.01  Plates, $1M to $7.oo^  -CUTLERY ������/    ' -.   ,.;��� ���-  Cups and Saucers, Creams and Sugars, etc.  We have the Celebrated-Bull Brand, guarainted in quality.  Pocket Knives, all grades, Carving Sets, etc   Pipes and Smokers Sundries  We are going out of this line and''-are offering our stock at a discount���Case Pipes, Pouches, etc.  5i  il  i  >t�������n(  *$ ���������<������ W  Xmas Cards.  We have the most beautiful assortment of Christmas cards that  have ever beeni gotten out, some in  booklet form. These are handy for  mailing-.  *.-.^  Xmas Chocolates.  Lowney's, Ganong's, and Cad-  bury's Chocolates and Bon Bons.  These are done up in beautiful  boxes which will be kept when the  contents have disappeared.  Leather Poets.  A few select Leather Bound  PoefsT Books are always"sure to be  appreciated.  Writing Sets.  Fountain Pens and Silver-Writing-l-  Sets.     A constant reminder if sent  to a distajfifefriend. ^  China and Cut Glass.  China���a few-- odd pieces old  Dutch patterns. Cut Glass, Perfumery and Toilet Bottles, Ink Stands.  Ladies' Chatelaines.  Ladies' Chatelaines and  beautiful  Leather Bags, newest styles.  I  Toys and Dolls.  Toys and Dolls���a nice range  from which to choose some that  will please the boys and girls.  Smokers' Requisites  Case Pipes, Calabash and Meer-  shaum, Cigar and Cigarette Cases.  Ideal gifts for a smoker.  Travelling* Cases.  Travelling Cases���solid leather  English make.  4, �����-*  TO  DO YOUR  XMAS SHOPPING  Our large stock of Xmas Presents are quickly  disappearing and you will have to hurry if  you want to have a good selection to choose  trom. We havevstill a good range -in nearly  all the lines but would advise an early selection. Many suitable gift suggestions are enumerated on this page, but a visit to the  Drug Store will make your buying easy.  Bring list .of gifts you want to make. We  can help you select the ones suitable.  "*���  Before Buying  Call at Love's Drug Store  and  and Inspect the Diftplay of  -X.  AS  We   Specialize   in    "High-CIass  Goods for Small  Money"  A full line df*all kinds of Fancy Goods  suitable for presents for Lady or Gentleman,  old or young. Also a good assortment of  Toys and Dolls for the Kiddies. Our range  of Greeting Cards is the finest ever shown in  Phoenix.  These goods are all marked at really low  prices for the quality, and it will afford us  great pleasure to have you see them.  Interview Santa Clays  at the Drug Store  Xmas Perfumery.  Colgate's and Pivers' Perfumes  and Toilet' tyategjs.., These are of  the very best quality and we have  them done up in elegant boxes suitable for gifts; they make a particularly acceptable present with . a  Devilbiss Atomizer���the kind that  that don't clog.  Mirrors.  ..; Mirrors���heavy bevel-plate glass  in hand, folding and on stands.  Always useful.  Dressing Cases, etc.  Dressing, <Jases, beautiful plush  and silk-lined; Toilet Articles of all  kinds, Hat and Clothes Brushes,  Hair Brushes, Shaving Brushes.  Dresser Boxes.  Collar, Glove and. Handkerchief  Boxes, Hall Sets, -Whisk Holders  and Brush Sets, Military Brushes  and Manicure Sets���genuine ebony  gQpds,. .".-'"**���  Shaving-Sets.  Shaving .Sets, nickel-plated and  plus'h; Gillette and Handy Razor  Sets, finest Strops. Always pleases  the man who shaves.  Xmas Novelties.  ������>*_���  We have a splendid assortment^  Novelties���many   chic   and   pretty  articles which sell at a nominal^price  yet make ideal gifts for Santa Claus.  Call and have a look around.  Shop Early.  I  Early shoppers always get the  largest choice. We have" reserved  a place to keep any purchases until  wanted. We make a specialty of  doing up parcels for mailing or  sending by express.  wmmm  mmmm  ���: .-*x  -,J>  wmmmurn ''���ViVJ-"5��"^ifi*-l*-'''f^i'-,'J!'  ���*>"'���  ,f.  $&*���<  <&  .4*"-  ���"<,  GOOD GRADE F01HJHE  KETTLE VALLEY RY.  Secured by Engineer  over, the  Mountain to Penticton.  at  /, An excellent grade is being se-  j> *cured by the Kettle Valley Railroad  ? ~in the mountains on the east side of  y Okanagan lake, according to infor-  *;  niation received by the" Herald this  ��� *< i f of  ,],  Week.- ->\ '���".���'-���'  -. Locating   parties   have   been  Y work for some time on,the east slope  a ofthe Penticton range, andjtis now  !;,' expected that the construction gangs  >' will be able to Jay the steel up the  .; east slope of the mountains on a  ,;' grade averaging little morethan one  J; per cent, for the greater part of the  distance   covered.     As    previously  ; pointed'out,  if the present general  V plan is adhered to when construction  ^ is; commenced, tne railway will  < sweep into Penticton from, the east  Vin an elongated horseshoe the apex  j.-of,which will be  somewhere south-  ,t'j east of Kelowna, while the arms  ! wijU.;be represented by the ascent  :and descent of the railway on the  ^east and west sides ofthe mountains  respectively.        '     .��L  Many difficulties $ave, however,  3yet to be faced in locating the road  Hfrorn the summit into Penticton, and  as winter is now  approaching this  'part of the surveying will soon have  to be abandoned for the season. ^   Penticton Herald.  ���;;.   ;     , Copper Situation <  }t  General   business  conditions will  influence   the   copper  situation  for  the next  six  months.    Despite the  great   surplus   stock of the   world,  consumption of copper has increased  in a remarkable manner   during- the  past few years   and   especially   during the year just ending.     The business   of   electrical    companies   has  manifested considerable  expansion,  and jthe same can   be said  of other  copper-using industries.    The metal  is being used more extensively probably than at any  time in the history  of the world���and   likewise,   nearly  every line of business is on a broader basis than ever before.  .; Referring to the copper producers'  figures, it is evident that  the   tendency has been upward, notwithstanding the fact that  there  has  been a  falling off in the steel trade.   A year  or so ago the steel industry was operating upon a 95 per cent capacity,  but at the present, operationally  said not to be in excess of 65 per  cent. ..-Copper, however, has taken'j  the opposite course, and so has the  electric industry. If the General  Electric company, Western Electric  company, Westinghouse Electric  company and other companies into  the operations of which copper enters as an important factor, exhibit  business depression, then copper/will  assuredly follow suit.  As a result of more   genial  relations between the large  copper-producing   companies   of- the cpuntry,  the industry will be in a1 better   position to   bridge   depression   than a  few months ago,   when the different  companies    were    straining    every  effort to produce to the limi.t of their  respective capacities.     There is little  dottbt but that the   producing  companies���the large ones���are pledged  among   themselves to   restrict production to within limits that will  be  in accordance with   the   actual consumption.     Had they  continued to  produce the metal at tire rate which  it is possible for them   to   maintain,  the price   would   without   doubt be  much below the 13-cent point. "/,.  There has been little action of consequence in the copper market during the past two weeks. Some selling agencies are reportingfairsal.es,  but 1fc& heavy transactions in the  metal have ocdiirred. A lull follow-  ing the heavy building movement up  to within a month or two ago is  natural���no other result could be  expected. .����:<..  Porphyry  copper  companies will  be watched very, closely   next  year  for changes in* the   cost   of  production.   Reports so. far are quite favorable, but lower grade   ore   is. being  mined and interests not  friendly inclined toward the,porphyry concerns  declare that costs will be higher next  year than they have been  this year.  In-the meantime, nearly   all^ copper  companies    are   earning   dividends,  and unless prices exhibit a   material  decrease, which is not expected and  for which there is no   reason  in evidence at this time, there need be no  alarm over the inability of such companies to maintain disbursements to  shareholders.-���Denver Record;  Reductions  We have bought exceptionally heavy in LADIES'  UNDERWEAR of all kinds this fall, therefore  we are compelled to offer themi to the public for  a few days at a very low price, in order  to  reduce"  the stock. :   ���   *  Your requirements will  be very easily satis  fied, both in Quality and Price :  Winter Weight Cotton Underwear, Reg. 50c. now 37)4c  Part Wool and Cotton  Heavy Weight Wool  Pure Wool Ribbed  it,      ti  Plain Knit  ti              ii  Extra Fine  li              ii  Fine^Jderino  Combinations  <<              ii  il              tt '  Combinations  ((  It  11  a  u.  ti  .<  ((  <<  ii  ii  it  il  il  ii  it  ( t  Extra Heavy Combinations   S.oo.  756,.  now 60c  1.00  . now 80c  1.25.  now 1.00  1.25  now 1.00  1.50..  .now 1.20  2.00.,  .now 1.60  2.50  now 2.00  3.25.  now 2.75  S.oo..  . now 3.75  12 DOZEN NATURAL WOOL UNDERWEAR  TO CLEAR���  $1.00 Quality for  75c  $1.50 and $1.25  95c  As .good advertising is a vital'  part of store service, a good store  must be advertised.  "  Owing to the price of CREAMERY BTTTER advancing all over  the country, we are compelled to raise^the price of "Empress/'  Creamery Brix, after Dec. 20th, to 4Qc�� per lb.  2 lbs. for       -���''.'���   -  151b. Box       -  Phone 2  The fluntef-Eendfiek Co*  Dolls, Toys, Leather Goods  Fancy Goods of All Kinds  The first, consignment of our Holiday Goods have  already" "arrived and we will soon have a complete  stock of all the latest Novelties for Christmas.    -  It ���>will soon,be time for Christmas presents for  friends in the Old Country and distant parts to be  selected. A nice ran��*e of useful articles that are  easily mailed, will be found at our store.  STATIONER^ AND  FANCY GOODS  ALa ALMST-RO  Eastern Townships  Quarterly Dividend No. 112  Notice is hereby .given that a Dividend at the rate of  nine per cent, per annum upon the Paid-up Capital Stock  of this Bank has been declared for the current quarter and  will be payable at the Head Office and Branches on and after  the third day of January, next.  The Transfer Books will be closed from the 15th to  the 31st. inst., both days inclusive.   *       ;%  By. order of the Board,  J.  MACKINNON,  General Manager.  Sherbrooke,  D^  1st.,   1910.  -%��.-���  .'���*i)  *J*


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