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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 2, 1907

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 .��_iiic___ij_Ui^  vsesssssjxsscx^s^^vu^tFh^aa^  fe  lli.',  ���     �����  I  r  i.  i  K1I  _*sa  ���.v  '3  PIONEER  .ANNUAL  ===-~=OR __-__==_  Holiday    Number   for   1906.  ���6,Opp -   COPIES  Fally Illustrated. Price 25 cents.  AND  ^:-el^slativeVl_rjriip^^^  _^  GRDETfe 0)P|��^ ��4_$fcY  *For th*  Pioneer^i^iftrli  BKTTBU Til AN EyJBR."  150 Illustrations. - Price 25 cents.  Eighth Year.  jr ^^PJIOE^g^B^.p'ISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,  ������S������V��V��  |S>PfG   I-  -_T_7CX-?i_^ . / ;.��� ��� .,;���.  Mothers Tahe nee_!  And  buy  Boy a  At Opera Hotiie !OTst_Thw^  Vv.v^^^::^^d^.,:Ev��nini^^���r^���:V'^��^!  your  Suit  during the  Miller, Biir_<hlJ -MclaO aril  Rumberger. :/=   - .'-  Special  Clearance Sale  .- Thursday; evening tbejJast.Goijssrya;  live rally of the presen^ provincial  campaign, so'far "as: Phoenix; i�� "cbn-"  cerned, was held at the opera-��hpuser  The chairman, was W. Ri YViJlianos,  and the speakers .were. G.\y//Riimr  berger, John,McInnis..i]N!lartin,Biirrpll)  of Grand i Forks, and '.Ernest j Miller.  'Conservative candidate for this ;tcqn,-  stituency. "���'*'' ' ' "-v ���'-���'-'���������*'*'������'���-'��� '���'V"---.-��-  , Mr. Rumlierge^ spqke'first "foTabout  ten-miriute'sj sayingthafhe represented'  the light artillery which always went  ihto^ctipnjfirstfbut ���e|wou|d 1b*e}fo_  lowed by the heavy guns. In his brief  talk he pointed putftHe:pbspeHtyLtfja.t  was everywhere manifest, under the  McBride government, and asWd if his  audience thought.it wise to swap horses  while crossing a",stream. '* He paid  special attention to the benefit' the hew  school laws had beeyTto Phoenix..,/ .  now going on at the  We have  put   the   knife deep into the price  oh every garment.      This   clothing   must  positively   be   sold    out    to   make   room   for  other  Goods.    _Space _wili not. permit ^us. _ to ..enumerate';&,  prices. '"  See our Windows  :.H ��� p ������i.::U.        '���'{''��� ���-.-������������������   If  up,.with, evidence. For himself, he  did not think thege was anything wha|  ever to a so-called McBride-C.P.I^  ;alh_tice. !'���:-.. j i  '���'i,. ,Mr. Burrell������;th :n paid his compli;-  merits to J. A.:J4acdonald, who had  made so many \i iId statements fronp  platforms'in* thV'Boundary, and also  'directed"-himselfi^pedally'to"the:taTge  Socialist"contingent present~in_���the  hall/:telling ~themj? hoiw:;v the-feciord^  theiLiberals was riot pne.,/avprahle to!  labor, ^and.how^tjjg recortj of the Coo-  servati^e��Jsj|pw^tthat % latter harj  the��goodsof'the\lkJWirtg man in mintS.  . He said, that ijit was coming tp the  end of the campaign, and doubtle&  ibps^ofjihis'h^r^Jh^  .minds  how they were  going to  vote.  ��� He earnestly asleep for support of tfie!  McBride governrrjent, on. its recorjj,1  and had no doubt" of the  result   on]  'election day. f ,���  '   5:  '  �� \/:" Ernest MHWr. Speech. -'-���"     >  At  this point ,the chairman  introduced Ernest filler, the.Conservativei  candidate, who made a decidedly faw-.  ior'abie-:TmpreST6nvf on ^the'audience,}  ~wHich7"*of 'course,''rvi;_3   composed "of.  memWr-r_n^pfc^  Miller  referred  to]' Mr.   Macdonald's  is&'ing that h%(Miller) had not stated  the matter re^ar_f%:,ist|;e elections '^ct  fairly and straigh0|^i||Miller quoted  from the^$Serfi^K-.thfpMinisterV  usticei^to,.} prccteMe" unas^atmbili ty4Df  his ppsiJUps^nj^-mat^ipj^    /..  i .r.��.-i/..ih.:-.^_w_ ���" i~-s^_ _��� t|jg  ii4C___t__ii  '-99999��  FUSCENT  ARRIVALS  TARTftN CANNED  ______ GOODS  These goods retain their usual  grade of exceellence, and are  recognized in Jr'hoenix as the  best to buy.  Quaker Canned Goods  We have a hill line of these well  known  goods.  We have added this brand of  flour to our wsll known Anchor  Brand stock. Its hard to say  which is the most popular, anyway we have both brands and  you are getting the best if you  buy either kind.  We ha,w ;��_i   wiloaded a car ef very fine  Applss   which we  are   selling at  $2.00 p��r box.  iC  mm^m^^^mmm^mmiM  '*.".; .; --.���    ���>'.-���.   ERNEST ;MI__ER.p-���"-~>. ;.���-.-  ; John-Mclnnis, of Phoenix, the So-,  ci.alist candidate was the' next speaker;  and did notthink it fair "that ^ Mr; -Miller had not given him the opportunity  to speak, so that he could have a  chance to reply to some of the speakers.  (When he replied to this, later, Mr.  Miller thought that, having spoken  three times before"here, arid been'sarid:  wiched in between other: speakers each  time, in his ;pwn meeting "he had aright  to arrange the speeches as,he, thought  fit).    ��� ; ii4*r/f 3$m  Mr. Mclnnis.preceded to:cntiqse  the Liberals and Conservatives" alike  and asserted several times that a vote  for Miller was a voteifor McBride and  the C. P. R-., which seemed to please  some of his hearers. "Mr. Mclnnis  -���who is particular about not being  confounded with \V. W. B. Mclnnes,  late of the Yukon���also referred to  the special, trains,that Premier McBride  had in this section, in order to keep  his appointments. The speaker thought  this the best of evidence of collusion  between the McBride government and  the C. P. R. After criticising the Liberal and Conservative platforms, and  the attitude of the premier on the  eight-hour smelter bill, Mr. Mclnnis  sat down.  Burrell'g Splendid Speech.  Martin Burrell, of Grand Forks, was  the next speaker, and addressed the  audience for about an hour, touching  quickly on matters that have been  brought up in this campaign. Mr.  Burrell, next to Premier McBride, is  one of the best speakers who have appeared here this campaign. He speaks  easily, without making undue efiort,  has a good command of language, is  lamiliar with his facts and, knows how  to present them.  Mr. Burrell first answered some of  the questions propounded by Mr. Mclnnis before taking up his speech,  pjoper. He showed the utter fallacy  of supposing that the McBride government was the creature or tool of the  C.P.R., from the very nature ��� of the  case, railway taxes in this province  having been increased some 500 per  cent, against the emphatic ' protest of  Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president of  the C.P.R. Mr. Burrell did not claim  responsibility for the acts of others regarding the eight-hour law for smelters,  but put himself on record as to where  he stood on the question.  Referring to land matters, and the  fact that J. A. Macdonald, leader of  the opposition, had stated in Grand  Forks that he is in favor of land grants  for new railways, Mr. Burrell called  attention to the lact that this is the  only government that British Columbia  has ever had that has not given away  one dollar in money or one acre of  land, to railway corporations. The  Liberal party is not in this position,  and cannot go to the people with any  such statement. It is one thing to  make bald assertions from the platform  which have little foundation in fact,  but it is another thing  to  bock them  eiL  he ha'a^pMi: ^p^WtidnS; tpf Hive jit  passedya'andK p^^jhjtm^sel^pnj record  while '^f^i^Jm^0i^0^A^-M  the oppositip^^c^pd^b|ing at all  on the measuire5by*^%entfng. himself  .from the floor of,Uhe house, when the  division was'"taken; ^   -'--'��-*-^ ,/  ' Referring to a conversation he had  'witHv_Mest'Miils''af'well-knbwh^  ist of.Greenwood,\.Mr.. Miller. said,that  Mr. Mills admitted that it would take  years.and -years tOjaccornplish the-.ends  of the Socialists, even if they should  elect every one of their candidates  nominated���in- this ^lection-���a most  .junlikely^.contingenqy,, In fact, they  ��ould nqt;:fbr_v^ government with the  twenty���evenlhoug^li all were winners  ���and would have to gb to the.couritry  again. . Instead of .'.doing this, it; js  better to vote for the government that  has been the consistent friend of the  Wprkuig2':��!*_H^h^^ogs%rVative government. ;  "''Mr. Miller  BRITISH COMOMBIA COPPER CO.'S NEW 8HELTIXQ WORKS.  GMNBY ON f pDD $I,000,00a  N;Y.EXe_ANGElTOB.C.OT  Listing; Notice  Giyti a. Few; Capital  ,'���".'.  ���'.  Facts.;. ;'.'.  Has the Large Surplus Now  of $2,750,000.  Bmteii  were  and   Mr,  interrupted, occasionally by.: some one  iti"theVu_imc^'DW"sp6'k6-"nght to the  point;" Mr* Miller- closed- by askiiig  every man to vote according to His  best judgment, and believed that judgment should lead him* to cast* a Conservative balfdt.  - - ��� ���  Boundary Mining Notes  r^Last Satui-day one furnace was blown  out ���'&��' thes Graiiby smelter, leaving  tifien "three in blast. It may be blown  in again today.-  . Next week Wednesday the postponed annual meeting ofj the Skylark  Deveiopment Co., Ltd., will be held  in Phoenix; when reports will-be heard  from the officials for the last twelve  months.  :Monday: -night' of .this,; week the  Brooklyn mine ot the Dominion Copper Co.. resumed operations, after being closed just a week on account of  lack of steam coal. A car or two of  coal are now on hand.  The Granby carpenter gang, under  Harry Pleasance, is still working on  the headworks at the new Victoria  shaft, and there is still trouble in securing large and long enough timbers  for the extensive undertaking.  The 30-drill Rand air compressor  (or the Dominion Copper Co. has been  assembled in the new building erected  for it on the Idaho claim, and now  awaits the arrival of the large electric  motor which will be used to drive it.  At last the British Columbia Copper  Co has been able to get two of its  large new furnaces in operation, notwithstanding the car, coke and power  shortage, and hopes to keep the two in  blast from now on, also adding the  third.  The New York Stock Exchange has  listed.103^081 shares of the stock of  the Granby Consolidated Mining;Smelt-  ing & Power Co., Ltd.; it will also list]  31,919 -shares  prior: to July. 1, 1907,!  when-this stock has been issuedwin.ex-'  change- for stocktof^^ipojpar"vSfe^r*'  r; The company's ~ surplus; is at least;  $2,750,000, as compared with $2,500,-;  0001 on June 30, .1906. ..  p^.Theliistmgyaptice^says-.tfiat 'the corporation commenced business in -190.1,  purchasing'all the properties and assets  of the following;;;cpmpanies:  Old Ironsides Mining Col  The Knob HiHGold Mining Co.Ltd.  Gray Eagle Gold Mining Co., Ltd..  Granby Consolidated Mining &  Smelting Co., Ltd.  Grand Forks Water, Power &  Light Co.  The aggregate cost of these concerns was $12,097,030. The remainder of the Granby outstanding capital  stock, $1,402,970, was issued for cash  and services rendered.  Net  earning of the company since  to   Be   Increased  $3,000,000.  to  Shareholders Asked to Authorize New Issue.  British Columbia Copper shareholders have been asked to authorize  an increase in the company's capital  stock of 200,000 shares, of the par.  value of $5, making the total authorised' capital $3,000,000. . Of this- in-  creasfc, - ri6,i���k> shares will'-be offered to stockholders pro rata.  The directors will take all stock at  par not subscribed for by the stockholders. Stockholders of record Feb.j  20 may subscribe to 30% of their  holdings at that time at $5 per share,  payable $2)4 March 11, and $2^4  May 10.  President F. L. Underwood says :  "From Feb. 1 the earnings of this  company will be devoted to payment  of dividends."  The proceeds of the new stock are  improvements will barely be covered  by the $500,000 to be raised.  President Underwood estimates an  approximate cost of about 8^_ cents  per pound for the refined copper output of the British Columbia Copper  Co., and earnings of approximately  $1,000,000 a year with two furnaces in  operation on present price of copper.  He adds : "The principal mine of  the company has been further opened  up, to insure an adequate supply of ore  for at least two furnaces. Additional  mining properties have also been acquired and are now being developed.  The erection of a new plant involved  the stoppage of operations for several  months, a cutting of revenue and entailing heavy expenditures with resulting indebtedness which must be provided for from net profits or through  capital account.  . "The business of the company in  sraeiting and converting ores and materials for outside companiesTs increasing; this requires larger working capital, inasmuch as customers and mattes  must be paid for when delivered at  smelter, but are not-realized on by  company until from 60 to 80 days  thereafter.  "While all three furnaces are completed, only one is in blast, the prevailing car shortage making it impossible to procure an adequate supply of  coke."  Latest Prices la Metals.  to be used  in   reimbursing the com-     ��� _ .   ^   , ,.    >0,  >    , .��� u* u ���      New York���Copper, electrolytic, $24.-  pauys  treasury,   trom which payment      "*    t"   ,T^   ���,, !��� _ ������. n n  _      u j ��� ,.��� 250*24.60;  lake. $24.50 @ $25.00.  has been made on the  new smelting *��us*��-w, '-"��� <���        ����� t  plant and other   improvements.    It is      Bar Silver, 67%  officially announced that the   cost  ofj    Lead, J6.00 to 46 25.  earning  organization,   for   fiscal  June 30, compare :  years    ended  1901.  1902.  1903  1904.  i9��5  iqo6 ,  .$  161,516  336��556  29S.463  292,321  712,649  1,823,617  ��b��^������>��j��.>��>.��#*>��>>.^P.��^^  The company has spent in development arid tunnel construction'upwards  of $500,000, all being charged to ex  pense account. Its 27 mining claims  cover 770 acres. Ore in sight is estimated at between 6,000,000 and 10,-  000,000 tons. Capacity of the smelter  plant is 3,Soo tons of ore per day.  Average recoveries during year ended  June 30, 1906, were 24.3 lbs. copper,  .3107 ozs. silver, .0513 ozs. gold per  ton.    ,  The Granby railway equipment and  mining plant represents a cost of  $458,305. The smelter equipment  represents a cost of $628,005; thecon-  verter plant and equipment $128,492;  the power plant $248,938. The Granby has no bonded or other debt aside  from current monthly expenses. Its  surplus now stands at $3,750,000.  A' feature of the company's amended  charter is that "no person shall serve  as a director unless a shareholder to  the amount of $ 10,000 par value."  Hockey Mnlcb Monday.  Next Monday the Nelson Hockey  '.'lub will appear at the local rink and  once more cross sticks  with ihe Phoe-  | nix puck chasers. Nelson is now one  game in the lead and the local boys  are anx:ous to even matters up, con-  si'quently a fast and exciting game is  anticipated. As no other Boundary  town has a hockey team worth while  this year, the Phoenix boys have to  stand the entire expense of the visitors,  and  hope for a  large   turnout   at   the  ! rink Monday evening, the puck to be  laced at eight o'clock sharp.  , The Brooklyn hotel has made ar  rangements to secure election returns  by direct wire, beginning about eight  o'clock this evening.  Feb, a, '07  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.    for 1901, lor  1907. as reported to'the Phoenix Pioneer���  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines '^f'^?"  1902. for 1903, for 1004, for 1905, for 1906, and ...    ..       ..   -   >    _  t\  Mink.      Camp.  Granby Mines^Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd  B. C Mlne.-...Summit  KnimB ..Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Broolclyn-Stem_Fbnix  Idaho Phoenix  Rawhide.. Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountn Rose Summit  Atbelstan-Weilingcon  Morrison ...Deadwood  R. BeU  Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrown Wellngtti  King Solomon W.Coppr  3ig Copper.....W.Coppr  No. 7 Mine��� Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carmi West Fork  Sally West Fork  Kambler  West Foi k  _ Butcher Boy_West Fork  < > Duncan West Foi k  I > Provideuce...Providence  . , Klkhorn Providence  1    Strathmote. Providence  < > Preston ���Skylark  Prince Henry....Skylark  �� Skylark Skylark  Last Chance-...Skylark  < ��� B. f. V. Minc.Skylark  Bay Skylark  .   Mavis _. Skylark  < i Dou Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylai k  Helen Greenwood  < ��� Ruby Boundary Falls  . Republic Boundary Fits  Miscellaneous   1900  &4.S53  *97  5.34��  19.494  1901  231,76a  ��.73��  99.034  47.405  650  1902  309.858  30,800  141.3'6  ��� 4,811  8,530  1903 1904  393.7IS   549.703  71,313   I3S.079  19.305  33,937  ���5.537  1,076  3,350  7.455  15.731  "5.646  3.339  150  560  363  174,39s  37.960  16.400  3-1.350  1905 1906  653,889 801404    8,4.16  '74.567 I04.I3O    I.S45  9,485 l>,8Sl  3,007 6,404  1 >, Total.tons    96.600  . , Smelter treatment���  ' ���     Granby Co    62.387  O     B.C.CopperCo   Dominion Copper Co   Total reduced ...   63.389 _4s-439  -_3_l  v>\\  a>  _   ���''I  11  I  Sij   -���'I  B  ��  u  ft  li  It,  ���I  h  W  ^^.^o^^^^^^^^^^^^^^p ���������^��<�������� KH__  tog  )  V  *  1 i  *  i  i  i  t  ,  S                i  :��          ��  i-'J  &   1     i  i   ��  r -  i     s  y  \'  "*  L    j-p  ��      1          ��."  t  1  *���     4       f  f             I     i      1  "    J "i   r  -4 ! s  j n,,  -i   t -..  i* if."  U         1   lr ��  fe'i '*V  pfc  r"  ;i?  r *���  ��� i  /i -  *s  '".;  K*  '( '  r"  'i'i  i'i  1  1    ��  i*  h'  1 >  ���:??  14     J   *ln.  MB  fv^ 3   I  ���.  1*      f   ?!"  r, ^  I      4-l-i   .I'"-  *  K  THE   PHOENIX   KONEER.  Thousands    Drink:  Ceylon Tea every day.  ASK ANY OF THEM WHAT  THEY THINK OF IT.  The Phoenix Pioneer  '''  '   And Boundary Mining Journal.!  IMDBDMI HATUKDAVS BV TBB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at noun. B. c  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaokn.  _ , v___ I Business office No. 14.  Telephones J M.ntrfer., residence. No. ij.  SUMCBirTKMfa lit ADVAKCB.  Pec Year J*-0"  Sis If on tlu ,'-?S  If you are not a sufaacr b��r to tbla paper. thU  I* an invitation to rou to become one.  ��� Advertising rate* taraisheo, on application.  Legal notices 10 and s centa per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month "a  a trert nine     '  ,1907  FEB.  I907 ,  1  Sun. Mo*.  Tus��. Wod.   Thu. Fr..  's.t.  1  >'     2  3    4  ���   5   " 6   ' 7      8  9  10  11  12    13    14    15  16  17   18  19      20    .11    -22-  *3  *4 *S  26      27      28  "~*                                                t  r  and put it on a business like basis���  a fact that is recognized all over the  world.  These are the reasons why the members of the McBride government should  be returned to power today, and why,  in our opinion, they will be endorsed  more strongly than at the last provincial elections. Every one of the above  are statements of fact, and cannot be  controverted. Voters should remember them and act accordingly.    -'  Mud Campaign  a Boomerang.  It seems an impossibility for the  Liberals to conduct a campaign without throwing mud at every candidate  that appears before the - people, no  matter what other party he may represent ; and the campaign that is closing  at the \ polls --today isno exception to  the rule. ' In this province the chief  offenders have been the Victoria  Daily Times, owned by Hon. William  Templeman, a member of the Dominion cabinet, -and the Vancouver  World and the Nelson News, aided  and abetted by a number of lesser  ligbtsiin the newspaper firmament.  No story or alleged scandal was too  strong lor those papers to print and  dilate on in almost endless columns of  matter, hashed and rehashed till it be  came nauseous. Over and over again  have ��� they sprung mare's nests, and  never yet have they been able to make  one of the disgraceful stories stick or  to prove their point, even with the aid  of royal commissions of enquiry. 1 As  a rule they have-found it needful to  eat. plentiful dishes of crow of the  blackest kind. Such newspapers may  be a credit to the profession, but 'we  fail to.see it.  It has been ont continual carnival  of mud slinging, from a time, several  months before the provincial elections  were announced, to the present���and  the mud did not stick, as far as we  can learn, in a single case, except it  came back on the throwers .like a  boomerang.  An unprejudiced man should rejoice  that he did not belong to a party that  would descend to such questionable  tactics,' but rather that he belonged to  any other party. The authors of those  canards should -be ashamed of them  selves, but they probably get behind  the statement that in politics anything  and everything is fair. We should be  thankful that there are some left that  do not agree with them.  have the endorsement of a single labor  organization, and the very fact that he  insisted on tacking the word labor lo  his platform shows he had ^no confidence in the Liberals as friends of labor. He has no possible chance of  election, and will be lucky if he saves  his deposit, having only been put  up at the earnest behest of ttie.Ottawa  politicians. He does not believe in  railway bonuses, though his leader," J.  A. Macdonald, stated publicly that he  (Macdonald) did.  Better terms for this province will  be sooner obtained by a vote for Miller  than in any other way.  A vote for Miller means a vote for  the McBride government and the  keeping out of the meddling Ottawa  politicians from the affairs of this  province.  Willie, from Yukon, if elected at all  in Vancouver, -<v��ill sit in opposition at  Victoria. The people can easily- see  the game put. up. at Ottawa, and will  have none of it.  If Miller is elected with the rest- of  the government ticket, there will be no  fear of the Grand Trunk Pacific getting the big land grant they are after  so hot and heavy. Railway land grants  are a thing of the past in British ^Columbia.        As was to be expected,,the scandal  factory at Vancouver, in-.the^Wdrld  office,-has sprung another 'at. the .-last  moment. But the game is too thin-  it has been attempted, to many.-_n)es,  Besides, the World is utterlydiacred  ited'by the rank-arid file. all * over it he  province. It.has cried "wolf" once  too often.  /T_E  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  ��.' O.'lM'SS.  'Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  letters 6f-Credit  -Payable Everywhere.  "Savings  ���Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards received. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  ��� PhMHlx Market.  9. BURNS & GO., Ltd.  ���   'Wholesale and .Retail Meat Merchants.  ��*otceH��s ��f fresfc ��_J"C��re_ *eate.  roelfrj, Fr3h aid faae in Smsm.  All   Orders'Receive Prompt Attention.  I. H.HALLKTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pi,,.,, ���  Cable AiMrcim:-      11AI.I.KTT.   ,..-:.-  (IlciironlM'Nell's  Ctnien \ MoieliiR v Nenl's  .  ..(I.elber'a.'--.  GuKKNWoon, B.C.  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ���'D_/\m��,.��� . r��   n  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave.   rHOENIX, B. C.  Marketft*M3i��eeBWOodr.<3rand Forks; Midway, Eholt and all the other  principle Cities and Towns in'B.C., Alberta'and Yukon.  Headquarters:  -NEL-ON,' B.C.  ��� Headquarters for'Boundary:  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  Boundary will havetwo good representatives at, Victoria hereafter���men  thoroughly familiar with the needs ^of  the-district, and who have,the confidence of the electorate as well as. that  of the government���and the latter will  do no harm. Ernest Miller will no  doubt do good,service there for Grand  Forks riding, while Edward G/Warren,  who will represent1 Greenwood, will  ride in the same political band wagon,  and support the first Conservative and  first' stable-government-that -British  Columbia ever. had.  Itching Piles.  Issue Well Defined.  ,Today the electors of British Col-  umbia>wilLhavea chance tc cast their  ballots and express ��� their approval - or  otherwise of the government now in  power in this province. The campaign  has been short and sharp, but the  people have had a chance to hear both  sides and will register their opinion at  the ballot boxes.  The issue is now well defined, and  that is whether the people will decide  to return the McBride government to  power^or.will turn the province over to  the Liberals, who are on, record as  favoring the Grand Trunk'Pacific in  every possible way, and who.wish to  have that company secure a gigantic  land bonus ' from this province for  building through it���which they are  forced to do in any event���something  also that the Liberals, in the Dominion  campaign of two years ago, positively  asserted would not _e asked for. They  may now say otherwise, but the records  are against them in almost every newspaper in the province and in the Dominion.    So much for that.  The questiou, then, for the intelligent voter to decide���the man who is  not a Grit because his grandfather and  father were the same, or a Conservative for a like reason���is, what has the  McBride government done for the province that it should be given a new  lease of power ? Here a few things  may be mentioned.  It has brought  the  province  from  running behind  financially at the rate  of about  $750,000  per annum, to a  point where  there   is  now an annual  cash  surplus, a  surplus   that  will   be.  ���-pent in the province.      It  has   made  1 lie financial world  at  large have con-  f'dence in   the province, the credit of  a hich is now on a stable basis, some-  1 ung  it   has  not  enjoyed   for  many  joars.      It  has  improved the  school  ���t stem,   placing    more    power    over  si hools in   the  communities  afiected,  a' d yet  requiring those  communities  to  pay less direct   than   in  any other  pi.jvince in the Dominion for the same  purpose.     It  has  reduced   the  civil  service  list,  and secured  better and  more  effective work from the government   employees generally.     It  has  kid down the important principle that  the time  for  railway land  grants  has  passed.     It has raised   tbe  on railways 500 per cent.     In short, j ter�� to liberals themselves, six weeks  it has taken the province out of chaos 'ago.    The labot men say he did not  If you are acquainted with any one  who is troubled with this distressing  ailment, you ean.do himno greater  favor than to tell him to- try Chamberlain's Salve. It. gives instant relief.  This salve also rures^sore~ nipples;'tetter and salt -tieum. 1 Price 25 cents.  For sale by'all druggists.   ,  THE  Our Three   Candidates.  Today the voters of this riding will  choose between the three candidates  as to who shall represent them in the  provincial legislature for the next lour  years, and, for ourselves, we have not;  the least doubt as to what the verdict  will be. But let us look at the candidates and what they represent.  Ernest Miller is an old resident of  the Boundary, a young man of grea$  promise, who can hold his own on the  floor of the house. He will support  the present government, which means  that this riding will have a government  member. He believes, as do all Con-I  servatives, that the McBride govern;  ment has been a, good onej judged  strictly on its record, which also is the  verdict of outsiders���and they say that  outsiders see most of the game.  John Mclnnis, the Socialist candidate, has been a resident of Phoenix a  number of years, and bears a good reputation here among his fellow-workmen.  In any event, however, the Socialists  will have'"'a: "small following in the  house, the great bulk of the electorate  not believing in their theories. Consequently, if elected, Mr. Mclnnis will  cut but little figure in the legislative  halls.  H. W. Gregory, who represents the  Liberals, on a so-called Liberal-Labor  platform, is a gentleman practically unknown to the riding, either among the  taxation I laboring men at large, or for that mat-  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novenbar 15; 1906.)  Is a dozen books in^ one, covering the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineialogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses,,statistics,and finances ofj.copper.  It is a practical book, useful to fall and  necessary to most.men engaged, imany  branch of the copper .industry.  Its facts will; pass, muster with tbe  trained scientists,,and:.its, language .is  easily understood by the everyday, man.  It gives the plain facts in.plain English  .withcut fear or favor. It,lists and de-,  scribes 4626 copper mines-.and companies in all parts. of the world, des-,  criptions'running from two lines-to six-'  teen pages, according to importance of  the property. The.CoppER Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man (needs therbook for  the facts it gives him about,mines, mining and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments iand-> copper statistics. Hundred^of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price isi$5 in buckram?witbjgilt 'top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will.be  sent, fully prepaid,1 on approval, to any  address, ordered, arid, may, bei returned  within,a week of receipt if-not .found  fully, satisfactory. ''/���   .  Horace J. 'Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36    POaTOFFICE -.BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  ,   '    - MICHIGAN.  Dry   Gin  P. Dawson's  C^e��nwoo'd"I^iqhM>rtCo,��or��nw(>od.B.c.  ��sx_����������  ,^oiivWiU,iiot,keep,^p-ftoniate on.tlie progress  Great Boundary Mining District  3n"Btifcish! rOslumbia.  four Doctor  Can cure your Cough or ColS,  no question about that, but���  why go to all the trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  andthenofhavinghisprescription  filled, when yon: can step into any  drug store in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILCH'S CURB  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  when a twenty-five cent  bottle of SHILOH will core you  as quickly?  Why not do as hundreds of  thousands of Canadians have  done for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doe-  tor whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  SHILOH will cure you, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  /������The next   time you have   a  Cough or Cold cure it witb  The Boundary has prc_aced.'oreivalued;iat- nearly  $2��,ooQ,aaarJa.a, littlerpver sbc years,.and in 1907 its  output is expected:'-to -bei $8,000,000. It has three  modern,sraelters^-one:Qf.,them the largest in Canada���'  and about'ao'-hippingtmines, sending out some 4,000  tons of copper-gold ore daily.  ^Th��;!Pionecr. is .entirely^' different: from?; any, other, paper  It is j published jU��r.thej,heart-iof 'this marvellous  mineral belt at'onty $_ pen annum. ' To any one interested here it is worth .five (times^ asi much. .Make all  money ordersr payable to  PIONEER FOBLilSHINQ CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Sample copy.senton'application.  SANITARIUM, ArxQW Lake, B.C.  rhi. muat perlectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Res6r.Mii the West.pjrUI; :i fom  pleteiystem or Batlin-luctudliie Turklsh^onil  Russian. Open-the-year round. The curallv:  properties of !ta waters are unequaled;    ������. ������'���/���,  For Curing all Rheumatic.: Nervoua and Mos<  cutarTroubles."���'���,".:', _  ��� ������' '   .  For Healing all Kidney, tiver and Stomacti  lilmeuts.  For Etllmluatltig all MetallUPolsatia front th;  jystem   .���  The grandeur of the scenery Is unrivatled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes.waterlalls,  aoathig. yachUng, fishing; shooting, excursions  tenuK Its winter climate is nnsurpasaed foi,  mUdne�� H/-RRY HcINTOBH.  P*optielor  COLIMMAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���lncorpoi ated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both Bexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior, stud-  onta, doing grade public school work.  Does high Bchool work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. -Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  ,Diplomasi! Gives a liberal education in  .its Collegiato Course and in the Ladies'  Course for.M.E.L. and M.L.A.' In Uni-  ^veraitv work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is id  lut affiliation..        _,.      - -,  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J.- 8ipperell, B.A., B.D , Princi-  pal tor Rev. J. P. Bowoll. Bursar.  NOTICE. ;  To the Board of License Commissioners,  >    Phoenix, B. 0  vi NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned will at the next meeting of the  Board of License Commisftioners for'the  City of Phoenix apply for a transfer of  a retail liquor license granted in lespect  of the Knob Hill Hotel, First Street,  Phoenix, B. C. from W.J. Morrison and  James Anderson to James McArdle and  James Anderson.     ~ '  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 5th day of  November, 1906.  w. j. mobkisok,  James Andekson.  fA NAD I AN/-)  M^ACrFIC'fV,  Canadian Pacific Railway  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A..F.'.and Af.-M.'..  Regular communication 6 p.m.    Sev  >    oiid Thursday of each month.  Kmcrgent meetings usca11ed;Masonic  Hntr, McHnle Block.  , ni:\r,  Secretary.  J. J. STHCTZW,.  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOW8HOK I.ODGK NO. 4  Meets every Monday livening at Miners' Hal--  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  John Mclver,   N. 0.  Cahlton Cook, Rec. Bec'y.  Wm. Picnrd, Per. Fin. Becy  A.   HARRY   HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAVER.  Control and rjmpire'assnying a specialty.   8am-  I        pies received by mail or express assayed  and returns made next dny. Corresnodence  solicited.   Ore shippers agent.  GREENWOOD. B. C.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Ttm�� Inipcctorfor S, F. t N  (High ClasB Coods always in Stock.)  Gkani) Fokks, B.C.  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. take.  Month. 1905   1906      1905      1906  January 15.008 18.310 15.128 18 416  February.... 15.375 17.809 15.150 18.P6  March  15.268 18.301 15.360 18 641  April   14 918 18.375 16.040 18.688  May X4 627 18 457 14.820 18.724  ���[ une       14.675 18.442 14.813 18.719  ���My   W-888 18.190 16 005 18.585  Auguhi  15.664 18 430 15.468 18 610  September.. 15 905 19 140 16.97}   19 ->90  October ....  16.279 1(1.332 :  -November .. 16.699  16 758  December... 18.328 18 398 ..'.'.'.'.  Year 15.590 15.699   MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTIC  Bank of England, Bank of England Fractional.  ���Jlack Bear Fractional Mineral^ O'la'ms. situate  in the Grand Forks Mining Diviilon of British  Columbia.  Where located���Greenwood Camp  TAKE NOTICE that r, David Whiteside, as  ngeut for the Granby Consol doted Min ng,  Smelting & Power Company, Limited, lr��e  miners certificate No. B 92013, intend, sixty days  afterdate hereof, lo apply to the Mlnfng Recorder for a Certificate ol Improvements .for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above  claims.  Aud further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 39th day of November. A. D.  1906".'  .  , D. Whitesidk,  Agent for   the   Granby   Conxolidatrd  Mining,  Smelting  & Power Company, Limited,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements.  IX CliimON    RATES  ROSSLAND  WINTER  NOTICE.  ���Montrose Fractional" Mineral Cla in, situate In  the Greenwood Mining Division �� f Yale District.   Where located: Deadwood ramp.  TAKE NOTICE tqat I, Forbes M. Kerby. Flee  Miner's   Certificate   No.   B90000,  Intend, six y  clays from date hereof, to apply to the Miniit*  R-corder for a Certificate of Improvements, f.,r  thepurpoj.-ofiobtainiug a Crown Grant ofthe  above claim ---.-- ,-.-,  i And further take notice that act on under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this-19th day of December,Y..D 1906. -'-  St- FORBES M.   KKRBY;  ���vertrw i.j. 1 ��. 1. ,t ���  DL JL 2VUa��li�����oi_i'  BIBEllTY    BONDS*  COMMISSIONER  3it0urai.ee H_ent  ������ P_AlT_  AFFIDAVITS  FIHB,      X.IFE  AND  ACCIDENT.  rum  FOB  TAKING  GI.AS3  PHOENIX,   B.C.  FARE   AND   ONE-THIRD  FOR THE ROUND TRIP  From Revelstoke, Fernie and all intermediate and branch line points  ON  SALE ��� February nth to 16th  LIMIT ���February 18th  Board for Boys and Girls from  '3 to  6 years old $jo a month; ,\  over 6, $8. '  The Church Home for   Children,;;  307  Emplrs  Avt.,  LkJilrwvjd ���'  w SPOKANE, WASH.  $  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T.TURANO.Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed uiater  proof.  First Slreel - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  ,   For  detailed  Local Agents  information   apply to  ;QA^IAGES    AND   OTHER   RIGS  '\ 5HO$SES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  ^HUNDRED CORDS'OF DRY WOOD  'Delivered to any part of the city.  'Ehtitte'Otitfit^ar and Upjto-date., A share of;the public  1|                           ���5pa��romge'Bolicyi;.<3     'Phone 37. i  3    DOMINION AVE.; COR. BANNER ST.,.        PHOENIX, B. C.     !  !__ _ _'���' ... .  8  f. S.Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B.C.  E. J. Coyle, AG.P.A.,  Vancouver, B. C  Application to Transfer   Liquor License.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  to apply, at the next meeting of the  Board of License Commissioners of the  Corporation of the Citv of Phoenix, B  C., lor the transfer o' the license to sell  iiiuors at retail on the premises known  is the Central Hotel, corner of Second  itreet and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix. B. C, now held by me, to Axel Lil-  jenberg.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 20th dav  )f October, 1906. ���  6t   (Signed)  AUGUST JACKSON.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital: ,  ^th\'�� ��� R.Hoirell  S88? ��i - .-. A. F.Berry  |��o>E Ca��e... A. B. H. cUark  BedI,lneu,4do* HocpiUI Ladles Aid  (.ash too ��� ;; H t. Bonk  ��'�� i i.Jaj. McCreatn  A pencil mark here _MP^  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now paBt due, and the publisher, - will appreciate your  promptattention.      _^Qr����*  Cash Jas. ., Canadian Rand Drill Co.  spring Cot ���. ���A. b. Hood  Maple qyrup ��� ���_ #A prfend  ^"tlemau's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen _._���. T. Crawford  ' "oxBooka... ���..Mra. B. A.W. Hodre*  Lash $�� A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co��� Full Set Boilei Tubes  Cord Wood  F.Buckless  THE  STEATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The S.e_din�� llolel of tbe Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms,  *^_tSr?ilcii__*_^.___^  BIIBSWWI^PBaPSBSS^^  1 a.-        I  IS  ���"'���jSS  I  < v  I'I  F->:  r ."J  w  *  1  *��� _  1 ��� *��  K'i  ���i  ���5  r  _  r  bit  ; . _  Ua��  m  kr  m  t'py{  r '"'1 Ui^i^'J^^^Z^im^'l^mlJl^^^tS.  . HWE i yMi&EMWL' -SHOWRfflli  ii ��   <-_!  PNEUMONIA FOLLOWS LA GRIPPE  PE-RU-NA RECOMMENDED.  4 WELL-KNOWN BUSINESS MAN AND AN OLD RESIDENT OF  AYLMER GIVES HIS EXPERIENCE WITH THE USE  OF PE-RU-NA AS A CURATIVE AND PREVENTIVE OF-LA GRIPPE AND COLDS.  Mr. T. Barnecott, West Aylmer, Ontario, Can., writes:  "Lastwinter I waa iU withpnetimoiua a^r lmving la;grippe. I took  Peruna for, two montlw^wHen I became quite, ^?_,.a_d I can say that  any one can be cured by. it in a reasonable time and; at little expense.  Every time I take acold,;T take somePeruna; which* makes me weU again.  "I also advised it for my daughter who was so ill with.prostration that she  could not follow her trade of dressmak'nK. A bottle of-"Peruna made such  a. change in her that she has been able to follow her business ever since.  '���'������?_ also induced a young lady, who was all rundown and .confined to the  honse, to take Poruna, and after taking Peruna for three months she is able  to follow her trade of tailoring. ���>- >  .:" "I can recommend Peruna for all such who are ill and require a tonic"  ;Every year,-during the Inclement  -weather of winter, there is an epidemic  ofcatarrhi sThei disease.) is; really ^.catarrhal innatuVe, but from the; forni'it  assumes, hus been commonly termed  the'grip.',   ���'-.. ��� '-:;>;j iv'vf-T-:  It is very tenacious when it once gets  ��� firm hold upon the system and, in addition to a thorough, systemic catarrh  jernody, a great deal of patience aud  persistence ln: the   treatment  are  required to oradicate the disease.  -Pernna,an '-internal catarrh remedy,-  ���is one of? tho besi medicines ever de-'  vised to meet the exigencies  of those \  cases.   The largo number of commend-'  atory letters received by Dr. Hartman, :  the inventor of Peruna, in behalf of his  remedy is proof sulticient of its value  as a reliable medicine for the'grip.'  1. B. BOYLE, CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, PHOENIX, B. C.  $l��___I_*_____i^i^<if^!^S^K_^g  TENTH  ANNUAL  Rossland  Winter  FIVE   DAYS=���  Feb. 12, 13, 14,15 and 16  5 Grand Trophie a and f 2,000 in  Prizes.        Two bands in attendance.  HOCKEY���International and inter-Provincial championships.  SNOWSHOEINW���Championship of British Columbia.  TOBOGGANING���A mile a minute down the "ZiP"  SKI-RACING���Jumping and Racing.   Championship of Canada.  .-    SKATING RACES���For Championship of British Columbia.  CURLING���A Provincial bonspiel-  Horse Racing.       Masquerading, rugs-of-War and other interesting events.  Reduced railway rates on all lines  J.S.C.FHASKR:  .-���'���'���'"'���  I'a_ioK.Tr,  For furtbrr particulars apply to  God Save the King K. ADAMS,  Skchktarv.  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlfioate of Improvements,  NOTICK.  ."WOODSTOCK"   Mineral    Claim, situate iu  the Greenwood Miuti _ Division ol Vale District  Where locat'd ���Greenwood camp, in the.  Greenwood Alining Division of Yale District  TAKK NOTICK that I, Adolphe Sercu, Free  Minei -a Certificate No. B107.S, intend, sixty days  from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Re  corder lor a f"ertlncale of Improvements, lor the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ol the above  claim  ' '���''.' j  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be. commenced before the  issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  5 AD ,LPH SKRCU.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of .Improvements.  NOTICK.  "May," Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Milling Oivislou of Yale District.  Where located ��� Greenwood cainp, in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale Dlst'ict.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Adolphe Sercu. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B_75, for'myself and  Joseph Hedges as agent, Free Miner's Certificate  No. BwiS. Intend, sbctv days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mlnii g Recorder for a Certificate  ot Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant, ol the above cla-ni.  And further take iKtlce tbat action, under  section 37, mutt be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of October. A. I> 1006.   ���  5 ADOLHH SHRt U.  Til  iCz._7_Jz_Jz s��___.'rf_r}* r~ zHt^Vj,  The marsh Bloch i  3 is now open  as   a First   Class fj  ^ Rooming  House.      Parties  de- C,  siring quiet  comfortable  rooms ���}  will do well by applying at once. ��  | J. V. O'Loughlin I  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply  of Fire  Wood,  either for  immediate use  or for the  future.    All orders promptly filled.  CENERAL   SANITARV   AND   SCAVENGER  WORK, DONE ON SHORT NOTICE.  L.  niomimy  City Scavenger,  TEL, No. B3a.       PHOENIX, B.C.  In a Class  by Itself  It is quite true FERROL is an emulsion  of Cod U?er Oil and a particularly  good one at that But it combines  Iron arid Phosphorus with the Oil, and  these are just what are needed to make  the emulsion perfect and they are just  what all other emulsions lack.   ,  FERROL  is unique because  It combines Iron and Phosphorus wit-  Cod Liver OIL  It is pleasant to take and easy to digest.  It holds the record for increasing the  weight (9SJ lbs from the use of 35  bottles). ,      ..  The formula is freely exposed and Its  bona-fides are vouched for by eminent analysts in Canada, the United  States and Great Britain.  It is endorsed by prominent physicians of all schools.  It is used in all the leading Hospitals,  Sanitariums and other Public Institutions. .  The London (Eng.) Lancet, after careful analysis in its own laboratory,  fully endorses it .        ���  We are prepared to substantiate ail  the above statements.  FERROL is the embodiment of Malta,  strength and vitality, and  "You know what yoai  take?  J. B. BOYLE, Chemist anil Druggist,  Phoenix,. B. C.  A Habit To Bo Encouraged.  The mother who has acquired the  habit of keeping on hand a bottle of  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, saves  herself a great amount of uneasiness  and anxiety. Coughs, colds and croup,  to which children are susceptible are  quickly cured by its use. It counter  acts any tendency of a cold to result  in pneumonia, and if given as soon as  the first symptoms of croup appear, it  will prevent the attack. This remedy  contains nothing injurious and mothers  give it to little ones with a feelina of  perfect security. Sold by all druggists.  $  Have Taken Block of 50,000  Shares.  r  I  ��  THE OBSERVATORY  Thinob Tamckd op at  homr and klsbwhkrk  I  Planning For The S^OO-Ton  Daily Output.  The following about Dominion Copper, which appeared last week in the  Boston News Bureau, contains some  interesting matter:'.'. r  The shares of the Dominion Copper Co., are about to be introduced  on the London market, a block of \$o,-  ooo shares having been acquired by  strong English interests.whose clientele  are holders of large amounts of railway and other Canadian corporation  securities. These shares were largely  contributed by four or five of trie  largest stockholders of the Dominion  Co., and the result will be to give; the  securities of the Dominion Co. a wider  and, therefore, a more stable market.  The Dominion Copper Coi has  been delayed about six weeks in  the installation of its new big furnace.  The installation, however, is nearly  completed and M. M. Johnson, chief  of Samuel Newhouse's staff, is now in  the Boundary, and will remain there  until the new smelter, plant goes into  operation, when the Dominion Copper  Co. will have a daily smelting capacity  of 1,500 tons, and with this capacity  should output in the neighborhood of  about 9,000,000 pounds of copper  annually.  Several original features about this  new furnace deserve attention. Among  these is the method of handling the  water after it passes through the jackets. .Instead ofthe usual arrangement  ofpipes, the heated water here runs  directly into the four main supportiug  columns at the corners of the furnace,  and from these into the main waste  water pipes. The furnace will be fed  mechanically by side-dumping steel  cars drawn by electric locomotives.  The mammoth new crusher, which is  of the same new pattern as that in use  at the Granby mines, is now installed.  The ore is fed to the crusher automatically. '������ After being crushed, it is hoisted in a bucket elevator to the bin floor,  where it will be dumped upon a link  steel belt conveyor. This will be arranged so as to carry ore to any of the  bins, old or new; and';will -take the  place of the hand tramming. _*he  crushing plant has a capacity of 150  tons per hour. The old crushing plant  will be used exclusively as a sample  mill. - "���'"  ,-.;- -:.>. ������:?���;?      :y  Managing director Samuel New-  house is authority for the statement  that treating but 600 tons of ore per  day the Dominion Copper Co. has  been able to reduce both mining and  smelting costs to such a- degree that it  is today producing its copper as low  as the Granby Co., which is " treating  2,500 tons per day. It is believed,  therefore, that with an increase in copper production' of over' xoo per cent  the Dominion Co. willbe able to still  further reduce costs.  During 1907 all the mines of the  company as well as the smelter will be  operated by electric power, at a saving  in cost of over $100,000, as compared  with 1906 steam power costs,  With its 1,500 tons per day smelter  capacity, the output of the Dominion  Copper Co. will be more than one-half  that of the Granby Co., and Mr.  Johnson promises to make copper for  8 cents per pound.  The Dominion Copper Co. is capitalized for $5,000,000 stock (par $10)  and $1,000,000 bonds. Officials of  the Dominion Co. state that, with its  new smelter' capacity in smooth running order, the company should in  1907 make net earnings of about 14%  on the capital stock, after allowing  for all fixed charges and sinking fund  requirements.  The company has over $700,000  cash, available to its treasury, and by  resolution of its board of directors,  the engineer in charge has been instructed to immediately prepare plans  for an increase in smelter capacity to  2,500 or 3,000 tons. The money  available to the treasury will be sufficient to do this, without touching net  earnings.  Common    Colds. Are   the   Cause   of    Many  Serious Diseases.  Physicians who have gained a national reputation as analysts of the  cause of various diseases, claim that if  catching cold could be avoided a long  list of dangerous ailments would never  be heard of. Every one knows that  pneumonia and consumption originate  from a cold, and chronic catarrh, bronchitis, and all throat and lung troubles  are aggravated and rendered more serious by each fresh attack. Do not risk  your life or take chances when you  have a cold. Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy will cure it before these diseases develop. This remedy contains  no opium, morphine or other harmful  drug, and has thirty years of reputation back of it, gained by its cures  under every condition. For sale by-  all druggists.  James A. Macdonald, leader of the  opposition, has been mighty careful in  nearly all of his campaign speechifying  to come last on the programme. This  precluded the possibility of any one replying at that meeting to his wild  statements.  After today there will be a job lot of  political candidates with glassy eyes  and aferble brows hurrying for cover.  .Like, all newspapers of Canada, the  Pioneer is favored almost daily with  some one of the blue books that are  ground out at the government printing  office at Ottawa, almost continually.  'This week a copy/of the. civil service  list for 1906 came along, giving the  name and salary cf every employee of  the Dominion government. But there  was one thing lacking in the well-  gotten up publication. It did not say  anything about the,work said employee  does, nor how much time the members'  of parliament are spending in the political campaign in-British Columbia.  . -: *���*  A newspaper editdr across the border"  in the state of Washington,  recently  gave notice that if his delinquent subscribers did not pay up, and that with  out further ado, lie would publish their  names and the amounts due in an early,  issue of his weekly.,   It is to be hoped  tbat this awful threat will make said  delinquents realize how necessary it is  for the, editor to  be  able  to  look   at  their coin once a year.    Of course   it  would not be necessary for any paper  published in British-Columbia to  resort to such means, as subscribers   lo  papers in this province would, without  doubt, hasten to remit before it came  to such a pretty  pass as  the  above.  And yet  the   editor   can- hardly   be  blamed, for he .has .earned it; it is his  by right, and   the' delinquent  should  make it his business   to  settle without  being dunned.  ���w  As our readers ^know, the Pioneer  Annual is out, andc by this time the  nearly a thousand subscribers to the  Pioneer���those who; are paid for a  year���have had a chance to see what  it is like. Thus far nothing but commendation for the work has been received, and while know that it has its  defects, we believe-that it "will be of  material benefit in making known the  vast resources of the Boundary district. That it will have a wide distribution is a foregone matter, for already,  besides the large "list" of regular readers everywhere,-among other, out-of-  the-way places, copies have gone to  Ceylon, Transvaal, South America,  Mexico,/New.- Mexico, Paris, Dawson  and others.   ~ .  - The work of. publishing the Annual  in an office like that of the Pioneer  was a task of itself, but the, six employees of this establishment co-operated to such an .extent that, barring  the delays incident <to congested railway traffic and a few minor matters  like that, the issue went along nicely  and satisfactorily. We have been  asked dozens of times if the map in  five colors was printed by the Pioneer  and have answered as many rimes that  it was, every color and every line of it.  It should be remembered that the  Pioneer is different from the average  country printing office���it has the best  talent that can be had at any price.  We think that we are within bounds in  believing that the Annual will be, beyond all question, the best advertisement that this country ever sent out  with paper and ink; and if it is that,  it will have accomplished something.  J. Charles Halsey, of Phoenix, certainly did put Mr! Macdonald up  against it at the Grand Forks meeting  last week Friday, when' he made him  admit before hundreds of people that  lie was not against railway bonuses in  this province. It was a damaging admission for the Liberal /leader, and will  cost him many a vote, or we are mistaken. ���':  p tit  Duncan Ross gives out for public  consumption that the Liberals already  have 24 seats sure, arid will probably  have 32. ' Then what is the use of an  election at all? Premier McBride  might as well hand the reins of government right over to Ottawa and be done  with it. What stuff and nonsense some  of the politicians do unload!  t��t  Little Willie from the \ ukon'cut the  Boundary out of his political itinerary  this campaign. Perhaps he rememberd  the strenuous time he had here on'his  last visit, during the -Dominion cam-'  paign���-when the socialists made it  interesting for him. Or, possibly, he  knows his own fences down in Vancouver are none too secure. Either is  a reasonable proposition.  Is  said the clerk;  "AsTm not up to  the mark���  I said  Lame Back,  ailment is  usually  This ailment is usually caused by  rheumatism of the muscles and may  be ; cured , by applying Chamberlain's  Pain Balm two or three, times a day  and rubbing the parts vigorously.at  e.tch application. ,If this does .not afford relief, bind on a piece of flannel  slightly damp'ened with -Pain Balm,  and quick relief,' isaimost' sure to follow.    Sold by all druggiets: '  JNWWWWN^WfWWWW ���C***-***-**-************-**^  Phoenix-  Gteenwoocf  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  Standard Time  t Church Services Tomorrow i  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 10:00 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. pFather J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  : Church of England���Services 11 a.  m. arid 7:30 p. M.,Rev. R. A. Heath.  The Best Physic.  When you want a physic .that is  mild and"gentle, easy to lake and pleas  ant in effect, .take Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets. Price, 25cents.  Every box warranted. Get a free sample at any drug store;'  But the task of mailing the 6,000  copies of the Annual is something to  contemplate. Think of the postoffice  department charging sixteen times as  much postage for the Annual as for  the regular issues of the Pioneer, and  twice as much as for any bulky magazine or paper, no matter where published, that you can secure on any  newstand in Canada. Nor is that all.  We must affix postage stamps to every  copy, and as it requires four cents for  each copy, and there are no Canadian  four cent stamps, it means double the  work that it should take. And further,  it is an outrage that Bimothy Teaton,  or any other concern in the east, can  make a deposit with the local postftice  for circulars sent out, getting an electro which he can print on his wrappers  for tons of catalogues with which he  floods this western country; but the  Pioneer is not permitted to do anything of the kind. We must use postage stamps, lick 'em and stick 'em and  do the best we can. Why is not the  Pioneer or any other concern entitled  to the same privilege that a cheap-John  store in Toronto gets regarding a matter of this kind ? Oh, no; we are not  prejudiced; why should we be, when the  postoffice department of this great Lo-  minion, presided over by the Honourable Rodolphe Lemieux, is so ably (?)  and consistently (?) conducted? If  ever a department needed overhauling  and the relegation of some of its moss-  backisms to innocuous desuetude, that  of the Dominion of Canada is the precise one.  INDIGESTION  Is the most proli6c cause of disease  in the human body. Almost; any  ailment   may   follow   in   its  walce I  BILIOUSNESS  Is one of the most common conse-  ?[uences and is almost certain to be  ollowed by  CONSTIPATION  Yen can core them all with  Mother SeigePs Syrup  6oe. per bottle.   Sold everywhere.  ���WHITB  * CO.,   MOST__.  9.30 a. m.  ���2.30 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. St McCAGUE, Proprietor.  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing I  ' :     v WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  ���.'Z'.. ^     ."Customers.    If you don't   oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    AH new seasonable goods at old ;  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN*  Men's Wear Exclusively. knob__x_vl.fphoenix.  oto:o:o:o:o:o:o:o;o:o:ojo:ojd:o:o:o^^  -���-���-���-���-  ' Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  andthePurestSpringWater.it is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist  on  having PHOENIX  BEER.  Spring Water Ice for Sale. Bottled Beer and Porter.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  all and necessarv  tc  and its language is  J>  A practical book of nearly a thousand pages, useful   to  most men engaged iu any brancn of ttie Copper Industry.  Its facts will pass muster with  the trained scientists,  easijy understood by the ever\'-day man.  It is a dozen books in one, coveriug the History, Uses, Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistics; al  Copper.  It, gives the plain facts in plain English without fear or favor.  It liBts and describes 3,849 copper-mines and companies, in all parts of t. ���  world, descriptions running from two lines to 12 pages, according to importar..��  of the property.  The COPPER HANDBOOK is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  The miner needs the book for the facts it gives him about mines, mining ar. 1  metal.  The investor needs the book for the facts it gives him about Mining Investments and Copper Statistics. Hundreds of Swindling Companies are expcse.t  in plain English.  Price is $5,in Buckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morocco. W i.  be sent fully prepaid, on approval, to any address ordered, and may be returns I  within a weekof receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post OfRoe Block. Houghton   Vlch.. U. S. A.  Nominations For Provincial Election of February 2d, 1907.  CONSTITUENCY RETIRING  member.  Atlin���Dr. Young (Con.)   Alberni���Wm.  Manson   (Con.)....  Cariboo���J. Murphv (Lib.)   2d Seat���H. Jones (Lib.)   Chilliwhack���C. W. Munro (Lib)...  Columbia���W. C. Wells (Lib.)   Gomox���R. Grant (Con.)   Cowichan���J. N. Evans (Lib.)   ....  Cr.mbrook���Dr. King (Lib.)   Delta���John Oliver (Lib.)   Dewdney���R. McBride (Con.)   ....  Esquimalt���C.   E.   Pooley (Con.)���  Fernie���W. R. Ross (Con.)   Grand Forks���George Fraser (Con.)  Greensvood���J. R. Brown (Lib.).   . .  Islands���'I'. W. Paterson (Lib.)   Kamloops���F. J. Fulton (Con.)   . ..  Kaslo���R. F. Green (Con.)   Lillooet���A. McDonald (Con.)   Manaimo���J.H.Hawthornthwaite(Soc)  Nelson���J. Houston (Con.)   Newcastle���P. Williams (Soc.)   New Westminster���T. GifTord (Con.)  Okanagan���P. Ellison (Con.). .  Revelstoke���T. Taylor (Con.). .  Richmond���F. L. Carter-Cotton(Con.)  Rossland���J. A. McDonald (Lib.)  Saanich���H. Tanner (Lib.)   Similkameen���L. W. Shatford (Con.)  Skeena���C W. D. Clifford (Con.)....  Slocan���Wm. Davi-Json (Lab -Soc.)...  Vancouver i���R. G. Tatlow (Con.)...  '��� 2��� C. Wilson (Con.)   " 3���J- F- Garden (Con.)....  ��' 4���W. j. Bowser (Con.)...  " 5   -A.H.B.MacgowanfCn)  Victoria i ��� R. L. Drury (Lib.)  ��      2���\V. G. Cameron (Lib.)...  ����      -.���j. D. McNiven(Lib.)   . . .  "      4���R. Hall (Lib.)   Yale���Stuart Henderson (Lib,)  LIBERAL,  John Irving   H. C. Brewster. .. .  H.Jones   J. Yorston     C.  W.   Munrc   W.  C.   Wells   J.  B.   Bennett   J. N.  Evans     Dr.   King    ,  Ijohn Oliver   R. Jardine   John Jardine   Wm. Dicken   H. W. Gregory   George R. Naden  T. W. Paterson .  J  CONSERVATIVE.  SOCIALIST, LABOR OR INDEPENDENT.  James Cartwright (Socialist).  Dr. J. W. Curry (Soc').'.'.'.'. '.  I).  Swanson.  John Keen  jNeil  F. McKay.  M.  Eagleson !a. McDonald  H. Sheppard !l)r. O'Brien.  Dr. H. E. Young  Wm. Manson . . .  Charies Wilson...  F. R. Campion...  R. H. Cairns . .  H. G. Parsons .  Robert Grant . .  !W. H. Hay ward  J. A. Harvey . .  F. o. Mackenzie  R. McBride . . .  C. E. Pooley . .  W.  R.  Ross \\V. H. Moore (Socialist)   E. Miller {John Mclnnis   (Socialist}. . .  IE. G. Warren . . . .jEdgar W. Dynes (Socialist).  |A. E. McPhillips.JW. J. Ledingham (Socialist)  !F.  J. Fulton I. . ,   C. A. MacKinnon (Ind.) . .  Thomas  E. Kelley (Labor).  .1.  Dr.  F.  .J.   H.  Horthornthwaite (Socialist) .. .  !h.   Sheppard (Liberal-Labor). . , . . .  G.  A.  B. Halllf. A. Kirkpatrick ..IFrank  Philips (Socialist)       !j. B. Cairns |l\ Williams (Soc), II. Fulton (Lib-Lab)  V.   Howie 'Thomas Gifford . ..'j. S. Rainey (Labor)   Dr.K.C  McDonaldjPrice Ellison  Robert Caley I Thomas Taylor  W. Weart.  A. McDonald....  John Piercy   Smith  Curtis   Dr. Kengan   A. B. Docksteader.  R. P.   McLennan...  T.   F.   Neelands   Judge Henderson..  J. W. Del!. Farris.  W. W. B.  McIntK's  R. L. Drury      W. G. Cameron....  Richard  Hall   D. McNiven   Stuart Henderson..  Ymir���H. Wright (Con.) >J. Fred  Hume  F. L. Carter Cotton  Lome A. Campbell  1).  M.  Lberts  L. W. Shatford . . .  W. R.  Lord   William Hunter....  R. G. Tatlow  (as.   I''.  Garden . .  A.H.B. Macgowan .  W.   ). Bowser  Dr. G. A. McGuire.  Richard McBride..  11. B. Thompson ...  F. W. H. Uehnsen.  Frederic Davis   . . .  Chas. A. Seinlin ���  J. H. Schofield   J.  W.   Logie (Socialist)  P. Lefaux (Socialist)   Robt McBride (Ind.) Geo. Kilby, (Soc)  Archie  F. Berry (Socialist)   W. Winkler (Socialist)   , Sargent (Soc.)   Wm. Davidson (S.-L.)A.G.Perry(I.-L.)  E. E. Kingsley (Socialist) ,  R. P. Pettipiece,(Soc.) J. Williams(Lab.)  A. R. Stebbings, (Socialist)   J. H. McVety, (Socialist)   J. E. Dubberly, (Socialist)   Dr. Ernest   Hall (Independent)   A.  Johnson (Labor)    W. H. Marcon (Soc.)   John Houston (Independent)  lilL  W  i$��'_  tS'fer  '���aP&fl  "mm  im\  ��w_3_  H  pp&l  ' l��_il  Ifif  ilF  m  Mr  mm  ftt  i  m  m  V1  im  it^sl  SWffi  *�����*���������- -il  urn  ���igJ-Vy  M. '���-'  tamamiBBaBmsammmaaamtBim ttt.  is-  Wo  to  ^;  wife v  itv*I  t,  *_.  ,1  3.51 f  iiU  mi f  mm".\ i  fl !j? j.  SS3t f" sJ  lift  i ?< f  _2.  i  THE   PHOENIX   PIONEBR.  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and Klrst St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  ). A  MoMASTER  Proprietor.  S_  is:  in and Around Phoenix  &  IIR1KK  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  _  _ i  _i i  The Only First-Class  and Up-To-Date Hotel  In Phoenix   JJJ Brooklyn  Jas. Marshall, Prop  PHOENIX, B- C.  STEAM HEATED  New from cellar to  roof. Host Sample  Rooms hi Boundary  Opposite O.K. depot.  Modem Bathrooms  O****-**-  <>:,  ��� Dearie's Hotel.  DANNY DEANE, Prop.  This new house is now open -  for inspection. Everything new  neat and clean. Heated by hot  water.  Meals at all Hours, served in  the style which has already  made this house famous. Try  onr Sunday dinner, of which  we make a specialty. If you do  you'll come again.  First St., on the Bridge.  Phoenix, iB. C*  Steam Heated  Telephne A24.  %^^^^^^V%^%>%^^%^^^%^/%^ky%^%%'%^%^^%%'%p%'0  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Don't forget Boyle is the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before buying your furniture else  where, call on R. J. Gardner.  Prescriptions properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.  Burton's and Bass' Ale on draft ta  the Hotel Brooklyn!  Woodchoppers wanted. Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  sewing machines and supplies.  Sewing machines to rent at $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  This week the Skylark is shipping  about 30 tons aud the Elkhorn about  30 tons of high grade ore.  P. W. Tierney, of Nelson, who was  here a few days ago, will build an extension to the C.P.R.'s Rawhide spur  for the Dominion Copper Co., adding  to the shipping facilities at that mine.  Wednesday evening the intermediate  hockey enthusiasts went down to  Greenwood and did up a like team  at that city, by a score of 3 to 2. The  boys report having had a good time.  This evening election returns will be  posted at the Hotel Balmoral as fast  as they are receivedfrom the C. P. R.,  with which an exclusive contract has  been made by the management of the  hotel.  Last week the;Ingersoll-Sargent air  compressor at the British Columbia  Copper Co.'s Mothef Lode mine, was  changed over from steam power to  electricity, after many delays and postponements.  A last accounts, tlie carload of machinery for the Phoenix Steam Laundry Co., which left Toronto some  weeks ago, was stalled in a snowdrift  on the Great Northern in Minnesota  or North Dakota.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank,Flock,  Eeb. loth to 14th, inclusive.  The last of my winter hats tor sale  cheap.    Miss McDonald, milliner.  Wanted, to purchase, house and lot  in Phoenix, Address Box 27, Phoenix,  B. C.  Wanted, to purchase several lots in  Phoenix. Address Box 27, Phoenix,  B. C.  Owing to lack of quorum, there was  no meeting of the City Council this  week.  'Phoenix Aerie No. 158, Fraternal  Order of Eagles, announces that that  it will give the annual ball, a masquerade, on February 19th.  James Green, a young man of about  28 years, died yesterday morning at  the hospital, of stomach troubles. He  entered the hospital about a week ago.  Benjamin F. Wilson was down to  speak on behalf of. John Mclnnis, Socialist candidate, last night at the opera  house, being Mr. Wilson's second visit  here during this campaign.  Fred Whitwell and wife, formerly of  Providence camp, are located at the  Monarch mine, three miles from Field,  where Mr. Whitwell is superintendent  for the Canadian Mine and Smelter  Supply Co., Ltd.  Geo. E. Cole, of the staff of the  Cariboo mine, at Camp McKinney,  was in town yesterday, and says the  pumps are still unwatering the property. Hugh Cameron's Camp McKinney hotel was badly scorched by  fire a week or two since.  ALL OVER BUT  THE SHOUTING  Today  the Battle   of Ballots  Takes Place.  2 \     '.WATCHES;l^-l'*'  Every Belief that the Conservatives Will Win.  COMING AND GOING  PALACETIEAT MARKET  Fresh  Tel. No. 12.  I '   ^DOMINION A.VE , PHOENIX, B.C.  and Salt Meats.  Fish,  Poultry and Oysters.  Start the Year 1907  Right in your business by getting a New Line of'  Blank Books and Office Needs  We have a large stock of these goods, with labor saving  systems and can fit you out in good shape. Let us have  your order.   *  McRae Bros. & Smith, Ltd.  STATIONERS, ETC.  Knob Hill Avp.  CUT GLASS  FOR   A.IJL  OCCASION!  . No present is more acceptable  than a choice piece of Cut  Giass.  We have absolutely the finest  assortment ever brought to  Phoenix, including goods from  Hawkes and Gowans, Ken' &  Co.   Inspection invited.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  Following are the approximate prices  of mining stocks for thiB week:  8  GEORGE E. DEY.  JBWELKK  KNOB HILL AVE.   PHOENIX, B C.  BID  American  Boy..._... 2  B.  C. Standard......'. 20  Belcher Mountain..... 45  B.  O.  Copper ..... 12 25  Can. Con.  M.  and  S..138 00  California        07  Cariboo-McKinney  04  Copper King  27  Dominion  Copper .... 7 00  Denoro M ines......... 10  Eureka  Copper     ���  Fisher Maiden  02  Uranbv Con  13 50  Ciiant  01  International Coal..... 05  Jumbo  16  Nicola Coal Mines  OtJ  North Star  23  Pathfinder  03^  Payne  :'  02  Referendum ...;. 05  Rambler Cariboo  28  Sullivan  06  Snowstorm  2 95  Sonoi a  04j_  Stewart  2 00  Tamiirnck& Chesapeake 1 30  White  Bear  07  FURNITURE  Carpels' in the piece.  Cotton Ingrains and  Tapestry Squares.  Japanese Matting.  Linoleums and' Table Oilcloth.  _3_T FULL LINES OF BEDDING, jfflg  PRICES RIGHT.    A CALL INVITED.  R. J. GARDNER,  HARDY HI OCK      -      PildlfrJlX, B C.  ASKED  03  25  .60  12 50  145 00  09  06  28  7 50  13  10  03  14 00  ,  02  .69  20  09  27  04^  04  06  29  08  3 00  05  2 55  1 35  08  All three political parties have had  campaign headquarters open in Phoenix the last week or two, in each of  which the faithful gathered betimes  and poured over thai voters' list and  figured out a majority for their respective candidates.  Work on the new Great Northern  spur to the Granby's Victoria shaft has  been delayed by non-receipt of the  easements to cross the Dominion Copper Co.'s Idaho ground, but the matter  is expected to be settled very shortly  now and construction on this mile and  a half switchback started.  The record of 8,041 tons for treatment at the British Columbia Copper  Co.'s smelter for this week, chronicled  in our tables, establishes a new record  for that smelting works, but there is no  doubt that this will be exceeded in the  near future, when the three furnaces  are all in blast.  The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, which owns  the Center Star mines, at Rossland,  and the St. Eugene mines, at Moyie,  and treats the ores of these mines,  arid the Snowshoe, at its Trail smelter,  reports a copper production for 1906,  of 3,932,831 pounds.  The- new"siren fire whistle has arrived and been installed at the boiler  house of the Granby mines, where it  will be operated by steam, when needed. It has a fierce tone, and no one  living within two or three miles of  Phoenix can make any mistake as to it's  meaning when that siren begins to get  in its work. ���.//-���"..  : Walter Thomas / Mills, of Seattle,  a lecturer snd author, said to be one  of the best of Socialist speakers, was  to have appeared-here Tuesday night,  but owing to the opera house being  engaged by the Liberals, no date could  be found for him.. He spoke in both  Greenwood and Grand Forks. The  Liberals, after all, did not hold their  meeting, as S. S. Taylor, of Nelson,  could not come.  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply of Fire  Wood,  either for  immediate use  or for the  future.    All orders promptly filled.  ENERAL   SANITARV   AND   SCAVENGER  WORK DONE ON SHORT NOTICE.  D0 L. Mclfltominey  Rossland Carnival  (be Next.  The next event of importance will  be the Rossland Winter Carnival, to  be held from February 12th to 15th.  Rossland has always made a big feature of these carnivals, and this year  promises to surpass all previous efforts.  Every kind of winter sport known will  have prizes hung up���$2,000 all told,  the posters assert-���and a good time  is assured those who attend. The  Phoenix Hockey boys expect to be  there to try conclusions again with  outside puck chasers^ Of course, there  are special rates on all railways for an  occasion of this kind .  Curlers Cbosse Rinks.  At a meeting of the Phoenix Curling  Club, held Wednesday evening, the  following rinks were chosen: Skip  Hood, Dey, Cole, . Sherbino; skip  George; Gardner, Delahay, O'Brien;  skip Morrin, Marshall, Lawson, Dixon;  skip Reeves, Strutzel, Brown, Thompson; skip Strachan, McCracken, Rumberger, Willcox; skip Smith, Thornber,  Birnie, McRae; skip McNicol, Campbell, Stephens, Gunn.  Evenings  for play were arranged as  follows: Monday  evening,   Hood  vs.  Gporge; Morrin vs. Reeves.    Wednesday evening, Strachan vs. Smith ;��� Mc-  City Scavenger, I Nicol   vs.    Hood.     Friday   evening,  No. B32.        PHOENIX, B.C.I George vs. Mornn; Reeves vs.Strachan.  A. Traunwiser, of the Yale hotel,  Grand Forks, was a visitor in camp  yestei day.  Constable Isaac A. Dinsmore, of  Grand Forks, spent a day or two in  camp this week on official business.  Master Robert Keffer, editor and  proprietor of the Anaconda News, was  a visitor in the city yesterday.  Wm. R. Matheson, who went back  to Bedeck, Nova Scotia, last July on a  visit, returned to Phoenix this week.  Edw. G. Warren, Conservative candidate, who fully expects to be elected  in Greenwood today," was here Wednesday. Many "Liberals are supporting  him- ' ? ��� ,  " J. L. Martin left- for Spokane -and  Idaho yesterday, intending to be gone  a week or more. Mrs. Martin went as  far as Spokane, where she will remain  for a time.  Joseph J. Bassett returned last week  Friday from a trip to Camp Hedley,  where he says the mine and mill are  closed down, primarily due to cold  weather.  M. M. Johnson, consulting engineer  for the Dominion Copper Co., arrived  a few days ago from Salt Lake City,  and is spending a little time in the  Boundary.  G. W. Rumberger returned Wednesday from a trip to Seattle and Portland, and was fortunate in not being  held up by any of the numerous delays  on the railways to the coast.  Mrs. John A. Morrin left this week  on a visit to her old home in Walla  Walla, to be gone a week or two. Mr.  Morrin, after attending the bonspiel of  the Kootenay Curling Association at  Cranbrook, went on to Moose Jaw and  Regina.  A. D. McKenzie, proprietor of the  Repo laundry, left Wednesday on a  visit to his old home in Nova Scotia,  being called by the illness of his father,  whom he had not seen in 20 years or  more.. He will be absent five or six  weeks, probably".  H. C. Kerman, returning officer for  Grand Forks riding, was here Thursday  and appointed and swore in Geo. E.  Dey and A. S. Hood as deputy returning officers. Polling clerks will be  Palmer Cook and W. X. McDonald.  P. H. Buraham, of Grand Forks,  district passenger and freight agent for  the Great Northern, was here Tuesday,  and says that trains will be operated  on the extension to Oroville as soon as  the weather permits ballasting the  track from Molson to that point.  George II. Goebel, of New York,  Socialist speaker, addressed a large  audience at Miners' Union opera  house last week Friday, and expounded  the principles of Socialism to the evident satisfaction of his hearers. The  other parties were not represented.  Samuel Newhouse, managing director of the Dominion Copper Co., has  been elected president of Nipissing,  the Cobalt concern that had such a  meteoric career on the New York curb  a short time ago, and in which the  famous Guggenheims gave it out that  they lost a million or two.  . Now that the campaign work is all  done, the last speech has been delivered and the last alleged scandal has  been unloaded at the last minute,  the voters of the, province will today  register their opinion at the polls, as to  whether they wish a continuance of  the McBride government, or prefer to  have the Liberals in the saddle, with  all the entanglements that will inevitably follow from ��� the Grand Trunk  Pacific.  ' Thosa who have travelled over a  goodly portion of the province, assert  that there is no doubt but that Mr.  McBride and his supporters will be  returned, and with an increased majority. Of course, these are the figures  of a Conservative, and should be taken  as such. But there is good reason to  believe that they will "be found to be  about right when the ballots are  counted.      ,'y.  In the Boundary, Ernest Miller feels  perfectly confident of carrying Grand  Forks riding. He has been working  hard and has gained many friends in  his canvas. The candidacy of Herbert  W. Gregory, of Grand Forks, on the  so-called Liberal-Labor ticket, is looked  upon more as a joke than -anything  else. Mr. Gregory has appeared vat  few meetings, and will be fortunate to  save his deposit. With John Mclnnis  it is different. Mr. Mclnnis will poll  his large vote in Phoenix, running  away behind at other polling stations.  E. G. Warren, who has been conducting a successful campaign in  Greenwood riding, is almost a sure  winner today, over both Socialist and  Liberal candidates.  tn  We have a larger assortment than ever  all grades in such well known makes as,  Waltham Elgin  Rockford        IUinois  and Omega  with ��� cases to suit in fjkt. gold, gold filed  and nickel,  every one absolutely guaranteed.  Your careful inspection invited both as to  goods, andprices. .  E.A.BI.ACK,  ��l The Jeweler J*  Knob Hill Ave.  "Phoenix, B. C.  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  >  Rossland Winter Carnival.  The Canadian Pacific railway announce an excusion rate of fare and  one-third for the round trip for the  above event from Revelstoke, Fernie  and all intermediate branch line points,  Tickets on sale Feb. nth to 16th,  good till Feb. 18th.  Annual Hospital Meetiac.  Notice is hereby given that the general annual meeting of the Phoenix  General Hospital will be held in the  office of the president, J. L. Martin, in  the Bank block, Thursday, February  7, 1907, at 8 o'clock p} m., for the  transaction of general business and the  election of a board of trustees for the  ensuing year. 'V. M. Sherbino,'  Sec-Treas.  ����������������_S��@^^^  NOTICE.  All tenants of Phoenix Water  Supply Co. are hereby notified  that the water of Marshall lake  is about exhausted and the Company will not guarantee to supply  water longer than ten days from  February xst.  Phoenix Water Supply Co., Ltd.  J. L. Martin, Sec.  lexsxsxssxsxs-s^^  ..AGENTS WANTED..  For Phoenix to take order for  Made-to-Measure Tailored Clothing.   Good Commission.  CROWN TAILORING CO.,  Canada's Best Tailors. Toronto.  Lame Back.  This ailment is usually caused by  rheumatism of the muscles and may  be cured by applying Chamberlain's  Pain Balm two or three times a day  and rubbing the parts vigorously at  each application. If this does hot afford relief, bind on a piece of flannel  slightly dampened with Pain Balm,  and quick relief is almost sure to follow.    Sold by all druggiets.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Peal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buying business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Slocks will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell jToday;];  Grauby _.--.  Dominion - -   International Coal   Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)..  Copper King   Oro Denoo ~  Burke-   Bullion   Happy Day   Heclcta   Idaho Mont. 8   Sonora (Coeur d'A.).   Snow Storm   Stuart _   Furnace Cr. (Cala.)   Sullivan.   Skylark    j. i_. MARTiry,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.; ���  Bank Block, Pbotnix, B.C  1  p  .1  1907  We have a splendid stock of  FURNITURE  to select from.  INNS  UNDERTAKING.  V    Real Estate and Mines  / Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  %f       ������;������,.. leading mines bought and sold.  t  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion Ave,  Telephone No.  28.  _   Phoenix, B.C.   fl  William Hunte rCo., Limited.  Sntninixm Aunntr.  Wrestling Challenge.  I hereby challenge any three men in  Phoenix, who have here three months,  to a wrestling match, and agree to  throw them in 60 minutes actual  wrestling time, for gate receipts as  agreed, or side bets. Answers to be  left at office of Phoenix Pioneer.  Joe Heinrich, Spokane, Wash.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yot* 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 that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts Vou will find it hard tb duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  fall    blocks,   in   Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our pgienrcalf d.-sss shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy S-itS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits," stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  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