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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 10, 1906

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 If  m  M  J.  I  i  1  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  Vol. VII.  ��� ...(/..  rEG i:j J90G  TV  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  /   ^ghlati  Ve Lib,  rary     "  *-o*  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY  io,    100G.  No.    13.  THE  do You want to save Money  RAISE SHARES  TO $10.00 EACH  Circular   Sent   to   Dominion  Stockholders  Hold  For the next Fifteen Days we will offer the  following   Goods  at   10  per   cent   above cost.      They   must   be   sold  to   make  room for Spring Goods, daily arriving:  you a few prices:  18  LADIES'  JACKETS,  1905  STYLES  Reg.,  Reg.,  $10  $13  Sale, $7.25 Reg., $15  Sale, $9.25 Reg., $22  Sale, $12.50  Sale, $17  m  ALSO CHILDREN'S JACKETS AT CORRESPONDING PRICES.  Ladies' Top Skirts        *        Reg., $5.50 to $6.50  Ladies' Wrappers -       Reg., $1.25 to $1.65  Ladies' Fancy and Plain Sateen Skirts  Reg.,  Ladies' Eiderdown Kimonos  Children's White Wool Boas  64 Corsets, odd lines  1 Lot Children's Underwear  Ladies' Wool Underwear  1.50 to $2.50  Reg., $3.50  Reg., 75c  Reg., $1.50 to $2.50  Reg.  50c  Reg., 75c to $1.25  Sale,  $4.25  Sale, 95c  Sale $1.35  Sale,  $2.40  Sale,  Sale,  Sale,  4 c  85c  25c  Sale, 65c  THE    BALANCE   OF  OUR   LADIES'   FURS   MUST   BE   SOLD  MANUFACTURERS'   PRICES.  AT   LESS   THAN  Also  CHILDREN'S   FUR   CAPS,   TOQUES,   GAUNTLETS,   SUITS,   and   many   other   lines  that   space   will  not   permit   us  to   enumerate.  Your  Gain is  Our   Loss  FIFTEEN   DAYS   ONLY  SEE   OUR   WINDOWS  Meeting    in    Phoenix  Next Monday.  CITY WATER  IS ALL RIGHT  So  States   a Prominent  teriologist  Bac-  AT RATE OF  1,250,000 TONS  Are  Council  mi^^m^MSi^^^^m^^ms^^smm  Boundary Mining Notes?  Once more the Dominion smelter  has treated over 5,000 tons of ore in a  week.  Mountain  Rose, in  Summit  camp,  has  joined the shipping list again, the  ore going to the Boundary Falls smel-  | ter.  It will probably be March 1st before  the new crusher is ready for operations  at the Old Ironsides mine. The work  of installing is being pushed as fast as  possible with a large force of men.  Recently in drifting at the 350 foot  level of the Brooklyn mine the big ore  shoot, that was lost by a former management, and never found, was picked  up, better and stronger than ever. It  gives the mine, it is believed, a greatly  added value.  The tunnel being driven on the  Moreen, adjoining the Buckhorn in  Deadwood camp, by the Alliance Gold  and Copper Mining Co., of Minneapolis, has reached a distance of over  80 feet, and is still being pushed with  a small force of men.  This week the Granby Co. took a  working bond on the Pathfinder group,  up the North Fork of Kettle river.  The bond is supposed to be in the  neighborhood of $100,000, no payments to be made till fall. Wednesday a force of men was sent to the  property to begin operations.  Today will be the monthly payday  at the Granby and Dominion mines,  the total amount to be distributed in  l'hoenix camp alone running not far  from $60,000. With the amount the  two companies will pay at their respective smelters, the total will be close to  $100,000 today.  Manager Shallenberger now has the  electric hoist ready for operation at the  Crescent mine, and is waiting for orders from the company's officials in  Chicago to proceed with development  and taking out ore. The bunk house,  hoist house and manager's residence  have also been lighted by electricity.  The Big Copper, owned by John  Moran and the McAuley estate is ship  ping every day from its dump in Copper camp, to a spur at the Mother  Lode mine, by sleigh, and thence by  rail to the Greenwood smelter. It is  reported that something like a thousand tons will be shipped from the  property. The Meyerhoff teams, of  Midway, are doing the hauling.  Wednesday evening Hon. Warner  Miller, of New York, president of the  Dominion Copper Co., Ltd., and M.  M. Johnsion, of Salt Lake City, Utah,  the consulting engineer, came in from  Spokane, where they were met by  Thomas R. Drummond, the resident  manager. They travelled from Spo  kane in the private car of H. M.  Adams, of Seattle, assistant traffic  manager of the Great Northern, with  whom also was W. W. Broughton, of  St. Paul, the general traffic manager of  the road, and R. C. Morgan, superintendent of the S.F. & N. Thursday  evening H. H. Melville, of Boston,  joined the party.  The gentlemen came in this time on  a general trip of inspection of the  mines and smelter of the company, an  extraordinary general meeting of the  company being held here on the 12th  inst., as announced.  Following is the text of a circular recently issued to shareholders by the  Dominion Copper Co., Ltd.:  New York City, Jan. 25, 1906.  To the Shareholders :  The board of directors at a meeting  held January 23rd, 1906, passed a  resolution reciting that in their judgment it was for the best interests of  the company that the denomination of  the shares of the capital stock should  be increased from one dollar each to  ten dollars each, in order to avoid a  large amount of labor which now devolves upon the officers and directors  of the company in executing the great  number of certificates required.  Notice is accoidingly hereby given  that an extraordinary general meeting  of the shareholders and members of  the company will be "held" at the registered office of the company, at Phoenix, British Columbia, on February  12th, 1906, at two o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of considering,  acting ��� upon, and, if thought fit, passing the special resolution hereinafter  set forth.  Notice is also given that a subsequent extraordinary meeting of the  shareholders and members of ;he com  pany will be held at said office of the  company on the 27th day ofFebruary,  1906, at two o'clock in the afternoon,  for the purpose of considering, acting  upon, and, if thought proper, confirming said special resolution, or any  other resolution that may be passed  and adopted at said prior meeting.  The following is the proposed special  resolution above referred to :  "Resolved, that the Memorandum  of Association of the company be  amended by striking out the 41)1 Section or subdivision thereof by which it  is provided that "The capital of the  company is five million dollars, divided into five million shares of one dollar  each,"   and   by   substituting   in    lieu  Dealt    With  Matters  Many  I^ast Wednesday evening the first  meeting of the city council for 1906,  at which any work of importance was  done, was held, those present being  his   worship,   Mayor   Rumberger, and  Boundary   Mines  Shipping.  January Total Is Over  000 Tons.  Now  100,-  EARNS $175,000  NET PER MONTH  Boston Statement About Granby Consolidated.  thereof the following  "4th. The capital of the company is  five million dollars ($5,000,000),  divided into five hundred thousand  (500,000) shares of ten dollars ($10)  each."  You will further take notice that  the transfer books of the company will  be closed at 3:00 p.m. on January 31,  1906, and will remain closed until  February 2SU1, 1906, at io:jo a.m.  In case any shareholder of the company is unable to be ptesent at said  meeting, he is requested to fill out and  return to the company, at us office,  No. 30 Broad Street, New York City,  N.Y., the enclosed blank proxy, designating Mr Arthur M. Whiteside, the  company's local counsel at Greenwood,  B.C., or Mr. T. R. Drummond, the  superintendent, to act as proxy.  No person is qualified to act as  proxy unless he is a registered shareholder of the company.  Dated New Yotk, January 25,1906.  By order of the Board of Directors:  Wakxer  Mili.ek,  Attest : President.  Leopold Hkrr.max, Secretary.  Firs: School Board Meeting.  The first meeting of the new city  school board was held Tuesday evening, at which A. B. Hood was elected  chairman and Issac Crawford was  chosen secretary. The chief business  to be attended to was the preparation  of the estimates for the current year,  to be turned in to the city council.  This estimate was as follows:  Teachers' salaries $iS6o 00  Janitor services      180 00  Fuel        So 00  Scavenging        4$ 00  Secretary's salary         50 co  Incidentals      300 00  Aldermen Brown, Oxley, Kane, Carson and McKenzie. The report of  the city auditor, Isaac Crawford, was  received and ordered published in the  Phoenix Pioneer as usual, for the information of the ratepayers. It will  be found in another column.  A number of communications were  read by the city clerk, as follows: from  Alex. Rohinson, superintendent of education, saying that the city's recommendations   for  enlargement  of   the  school district  would   have  attention.  From W. J. Porter, on behalf of himself and others, calling attention to the  storage   of powder  in close proximity  to the city.    The clerk was instructed  to secure the opinion of solicitor J. P  Myers-Gray  on   the   subject,   and   to  write to the several mining companies,  warning  them   as   to   the   penalty   of  violating the laws in this matter.  From  Hon. F. J. Fulton, provincial secretary,  notifying the council of the confirmation of Aldermen M. H. Kane and of  W. X. McDonald as police and licensing commissioners for the city.   From  the city school   board, through Secre  tary   Crawford, stating   that   the   estimates showed need for $2,518 for the  public   school   for   1906, and   recommending making the school district a  radius of two miles from the city hall.  Health Officeri' Report.  Drs     Boucher   and   Gordon,   city  medical   health   officers,   presented   a  lengthy   report,   covering   the  late typhoid  fever epidemic, now fortunately  a thing   of  the  past, and with special  reference to the sanitation of  the city.  With the report was   included  the report of A. A. Bruere, M.D., bacteriologist  at   McGill   university,   and   the  Royal Victoria  hospital, Montreal, on  the samples of water and milk sent for  analysis.      Briefly,   the    report   condemned every sample of  water except  that   from   Marshall   lake,   the   city's  main supply.     As many desire to see  the report in full, the Pioneer hopes to  find room   for the complete document  in next week's issue.  One hundred copies of the Pioneer's  Holiday number were ordered sent to  the provincial agent-general in London  and general distribution will be given  to three hundred more by the city  fathers.  An electric light was ordered placed  on the Dominion avenue sidewalk, opposite the mouth of the No. 4 Granby  tunnel. The city clerk reported that  he had $1,900.99 on hand, and the  following accounts were audited by the  finance committee and ordered paid:  C.P.R $ 5-��3  N.P. Express Co 60  Isaac Crawford 66.75  B.C. Gazette      2.50  Pioneer Pub. Co 126.00  Thomas Drug Co   4S.75  Morrin,Thompson & Co., school 33.40  Ore shipments from   the   mines   of  the Boundar)  are   now   being   made,  figuring   from   the  full totals for the  month of January, at the rate of more  than a million and a quarter   tons  per  annum.    The record for the month of  January is the largest in the history of  the Boundary for any one month, running   well   over   100,000 tons of ore,  and there seems to be every probability  that   this   record   will be kept up, and  probably exceeded,' as   the   year  gets  older.    It should be remembered also,  that the first week in this month showed no tonnage at all   from the B. C.  Copper and Dominion  Copper mines,  as the eight hour wage scale was being  adjusted by both companies  at   their  smelters   during   that   week.     Since  then,   however,   shipments have been  regular as   clockwork,   which there is  every  reason to   expect   to   continue,  with a probable increase.      Following  are  the figures from each of the shipping mines of the Boundary for January, as reported :  Mine. Ton*.  Granby mines  74.995  Mother Lode  10,496  Brooklyn-Stemwinder  9,920  Rawhide  '.635  Sunset  3i7��2  Emma  '1324  One of Best Smelters  World.  in  the  The Granby Consolidated is but  five years old. The first ore shipped  from the Granby mines was in July,  1900, and since that time 2,258,458  tons of ore have been shipped and  treated at its smelter, as follows :  Tons  1900(six months only).      64,533  1901     231,762  '9��2  3��9>858  f9��3  393.7'8  >9��4     549.703  190S  653,889  1906 (January)  74,995  Total 2,258,458  Oro Denoro .  Providence . .  Big Copper ..  Skylark   Elkhorn   Prince Henry  Miscellaneous  1,700  '95  172  5��  15  *5  Total $25 1S 00  It was decided to recommend that  the school district be enlarge to a radius of two miles from the city hall.  D. J. Matheson    7:  N. Lemieux    93-����  Alex. Strachan  A. S. Hood   I). J- Matheson   l'.C. Stamp, Works. . .  George Evans   McRae Bros. & Smith  A. Almstrom   '7-75  5.00  7-5��  2.20  1 S.00  7-65  '���3��  B.C. Telephone Co      9.  J. P. Myers-Gray   Morrin, Thompson &��� Co.  Phoenix Electric Lighting  W. H. Docksteader   R. V. Chisholm      Co.  50.00  96.4 1  105.00  23-55  -���35  Buttercups in February.  This week buttercups and  were gathered in Phoenix in  places, which is an evidence  mild climate prevailing.      The  pansies  several  of the  winter  has been pretty open and it has not  yet been excessively cold here. This  week a resident of Phoenix stayed over  night in Greenwood and reported zero  weather there, while the same night  the mercury only reached 20 degrees  above here. Everything points to an  early spring, although we are likely to  have some chilly snaps and snowstorms.  Fancy Dress Carnival.  I'rendergast & Munro, proprietors of  the Phoenix Skating Rink, have decided to give their second fancy dress  skating carnival on the evening of Friday, February 23rd. A full list of  prizes will be published next week,  and it is the intention of the management to make this one of the best  events of the season. The full Greenwood brass band has already been engaged for the occasion, which will  doubtless add greatly to the pleasure  of the skaters.  January total  104,378  L. Y. Blrnie it Hospital   Secretary.  At the called meeting of the board  of directors of the Phoenix General  Hospital, held Wednesday evening at  the office of J. L. Martin, the following officers were elected for the year  1906 : President, J. L. Martin; vice-  president, Robert Horrell: secretary-  treasurer, Leslie Y. Birnie. Some  routine business was also attended to,  including the appointment of a committee, consisting of W. A. Pickard.O.  B. Smith, Jr., and W. S. Macy, to act  as a monthly auditing committee.  Those present at the meeting were O.  B. Smith, Jr., W. S, Macy, L. Y. Birnie, R. Horrell, J. L. Martin, and \V.  A. Pickard.  Senator Templeman has Portfolio.  The many friends of Senator Win.  Templeman throughout the province  were pleased to hear this week that  that gentleman had been sworn in at  Ottawa as minister of inland revenue.  Mr. Templeman will resign his seat in  the senate and contest the constituency  of Victoria, his home, George Riley  dropping out to give him the opportunity of doing this.  It has taken a long time for British  Columbia to have one of its representatives at Ottawa given a portfolio, and  the mantle falls on a man who has  long deserved it at the hands of his  party.  A Boston financial paper makes the  following interesting statements about  Granby Consolidated :  Dividend checks sent out by the  Granby Co. went to 1924 stockholders. A year ago the number of  stockholders was less than 1000. Of  the 1,350,000 shares, less than 50,000  shares are now held in Canada. * -Two  years ago, before the American Metal  Co. people became interested in the  company, 90% of the stock of this  company was held in.Canada.  The Granby fine copper production  in 1905 was 17,535,500 pounds. The  company is now producing at the rate  of between 24,000,000 and 25,000,000  pounds per annum. In December it  treated So,000 tons of ore, and made  over 2,000,000 pounds of copper.  With the remodeling of two of the  old furnaces and the installation of another converter stand, which will take  about three months, the Granby production will be still further increased  to possioly a 30,000,000 pounds per  annum basis.  The Granby will probably treat  r,000,000 tons of ore in 1906. Its  smelting capacity is now 2700 cons per  day. It has one of the best equipped  and most economical copper-smelting  plants in the world.  In 1905 a recovery of but 26 pounds  of copper per ton of rock was secured..  With such a low grade of ore, the  necessity of saving every cent possible  on each ton of ore sent to the smelter  has brought about economies that have  heretofore been unheard of in the history of copper mining and smelting.  A large measure of credit for the  successful smelting operations at the  Granby belongs to A. B. W. Hodges,  the general superintendent. Within a  year, Mr. Hodges has successfully  solved the problem of automatic charging of the blast furnaces. His system  has now been in successful operation  at the Granby smelter for six months,  and it effects a saving of about $So,  000 per annum.  The Granby Co. is now earing  about $175,000 net per month. The  stock has been placed upon a 6%,  dividend basis which amounts to $67.-  500 per month.  Latest Prices in Metals.  New Yokk���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  00@$18.&0; lake. $I8.00@ $18.50  Bar Silver,65>2  Lead, $5.U0 to *5 70.  t  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  February to, '06  The roll owing table gives the ore shipments  of Boundary  mines   lor 1900,  for  1901,10  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, and 1906, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1900  64.555  297  ::  o  o  0  Minic. Camp.  , Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  II. C. Copper Co.  Mother I,ode Deadwood  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Hrooklyu-Stcmwndr..Pboeuix  Raw hide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athclstan-JackpoUWeilngtu.  Morrison Deadwood  B. C. Mine Summit  R. Bell Summit  ���Cmnia Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  ,  Brey Fogle Summit  , No. 37 Summit  Reliance��� Summit  Sulphur King ..... Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  ' King Solomon... W. Copper  1 3tg Copper��� W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White'*  ( Jewel Loug Lake  Carmi Weit Fork      Providence Providence      Klkhorn Providence      Strathmoie Provideuce    ��..  Prince Henry - Skylark      , Skylark Skylark      Ivast Chance Skylark      K- V. U. Mine Skylark      Bay Skylark      Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro -Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helen  Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Falls      Republic Boundary Falls      Miscellaneous      3,230  1901  231.762  if 73*  190a  JUQ.35S  ao.Soo  1903  393.7 <S  71,211  1904  549.703  1905  653.889  1906  91.593  Past  Wrek  it 663  5.340     99.034    141.326    138.079    174.29S    174.567     16.004  3.S76 $  19.494     47.405  r.455      I5.73I   5V046  3.339  19.365  1.076  2,250  650  150  14,811  560  S.530  160  22,937  15.537  30$  3'.35��  3.070  3.250  1.759  4,5*>6  37.960  16,400  3.450  Total, tons..     96,600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co      63.387  B. C. Copper Co ���. ���  Dominion   Copper Co    364  33  1,040  87s  7��5  625  3,435  483     665  35��  3,060  890  319  993  400  736  167  JOO  80  60  S.4S*  390,800  330,838  117.611  335  508.876  JW.J40  148,600  500  690,419  401,921  i6.\gi3  "J2.570  750  829,8023  y/6,353  ."0,434  10,*no  55.7.1'  25,10s  3,��J6  4.747  9.435  3.0O7  1,833  33  >5��  14.174  1,905  4,9S2  110  1,974  3.034  3.IN5  336  1,120  no '  594  510  30  77o  535  6S9  255  73  20  40  90  80  <>  <>  J3��  '5  '5  50  9S3.SK>   '.13..-  ���^7.9-VS  ^Vv42  l.S.lrfj  m>,s^o  17,781  3.7f>2  S.|,,;,,  31,44 J  5.I.S.,  Total reduced    63,389   348,439   460,940   697,404    837,666   981,877   ijS,6;.i    37.014  O  i>  <���  O  ^<y����<i>��^��^��^^<)��^����4��jH��^��^����^fr<fr^>>^<fr<��^��^��a��< I  BsmxammBsm  IfhUr  *r < rT?����W m ���viHUt h +TS#**iC. wWn *.*��'*  m  ifi  '���1 i;.,!  *m  '4*  ���>.,* f  ������'< !' H'  \   i  Ski  'H  1       .  THE FHOENIX PIONEER.  It is an incomplete Grocery  indeed, that has not a good  supply of our  old favorite  drink,  Tea, on hand.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  nMDitn ok hatdkdays ��v thi  P10 NT K K f iV U BUSHING CO.  AT PHOKNIZ. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqcr.  T.u_v���.��� J Business office No, 14.  Telephone! J UK1xmg���>t residence. No. 15.  ���oaaouPTioMa in advamcb.  cr Year............. ���   ���is Month!       ..$3.00  1.35  this  If yoa arc not a subscriber to this paper,  la an invitation to too to become oae.  AavertlMBC ratca lurnnhea on application.  Cecal notlcti la and 5 ceata per line.  F��mrw��*kly insertions constitute one month1*  alTert'ilac.  {UNION!  1906   FEB.  1906  Sua. Man. Tat*.  Wad.  Thti.  Fr.. Stt.  1  . ? 3  4  5  6  7  8  9 i��  11 U 13  M.  IS  16 17  18 19 , 30  21  22  33 24  35 26 37  38  Better Boundary Freight Rates.  Both Grand Forks and Greenwood  citizens are taking up the burning  question of better freight rates for the  Boundary, it being patent to all that  the present freight rates are excessive  all along the line. The Grand Forks  people succeeded in getting the freight  men of the C.P.R. and Great Northern  k.t a conference in that city last week  to discuss the matter, and the announcement was made that a readjustment was being considered and- an  announcement along these lines would  shortly be made.  Now, there is no doubt that the  present rates could be lowered considerably without the railways running  behind in expenses, but the question  is, can sufficient pressure be brought to  bear on the officials to accomplish the  much to be desired end? We believe  that it can, and if it is not successful  now it will be later on. Doubtless  the railways have their troubles in endeavoring to persuade shippers that  they are not putting on all the charges  that the traffic will bear. They, for  instance, are now hauling ore for 25  cents per ton���roughly, an average of  a cent per ton per mile���whereas the  C.P.R. at one lime exacted three limes  that amount in the Boundary, namely,  75 cents per ton. When they get a  chance, they work it. For instance,  this office recently made a fifty pound  shipment by freight to Vancouver and  had the pleasure of paying the C.P.R.  $2.51 (wonder what that odd cent was  for?) for handling it. That is a sample.  We must have more equitable rates,  and the railways might as well make  up their minds to it, first as last.  Keep up the agitation, and good results will follow in course of time.  send out printed copies of his Ymir  peroration. This he faithfully did,  and to party organs that were hard up  for copy it satisfied the printers lor  quite a time, and also crowded out  other matter that would have been of  more interest, for Mr. Curtis can never  be accused of practicing brevity. In  fact, some weeklies that printed the  yards and yards of speech had little  else in them that week.  In many ways Mr. Curtis's remarks  were interesting, as they always  were and are. He did not mince  matters, but made some positive statements, in good faith, no doubt, but  which are still to be proved. However, those who took a day off to read  them through could see at a glance  that Mr. Curtis is a hidebound party  man���something his many friends were  well aware of before���and that, therefore, the sweeping accusations should  be taken cum grano salis.  For a few years past last Mr. Curtis  Curtis has been giving his attention  largely to mining in the Boundary and  elsewhere, but this latest effort would  seem to indicate that he proposes to  break into politics once more and at  no distant date. If he does, there is  one thing certain, he will make things  lively wherever he may shy his caster  into the political ring, for Mr. Curtis  is not the man to take a back seat.  Representative Journal.  The Pioneer Publishing Company of  Phoenix, British Columbia, has issued  a holiday number of the Phoenix  Pioneer, the representative journal of  the Boundary district of British Columbia. The number is a very valuable  one, as it describes and illustrates what  are now among the largest and most  valuable copper-mining properties in  North America. This special edition  is in magazine form of 68 pages and  cover. All the large mining properties,  such as the Granby, the British Columbia, the Dominion Copper, and many  others, are described and illustrated.  There is also an excellent view of the  city ol Phoenix, another of the town  of Midway; one also of the city of  Greenwood, all of which enable the  reader of this handsome holiday number to form some estimate of the  substantial and remarkable progress  the Boundary district of British Columbia has made during the last few  years. The price of this special number is 25 cents.���Los Angeles Mining  Review.  Excellent Holiday Number.  The Phoenix Pioneer is one of the  most enterprising journals in the province, and its editor, \V. B. Willcox,  has accomplished a great deal in the  direction of advertising the mining and  smelting industries of the Boundary  district/ His latest production is a  great improvement upon former efforts  and the handsome special number in  magazine form which we have just received is decidedly creditable both  from a literary and a mechanical stand*  point. It is profusely il'ustrated with  good cuts, and the concise and comprehensive letterpress, free from the  nauseating boom flavor, is further explained by a series of excellent maps  of various sedions of the district.  Copies of the publication may be obtained for 35 cents, and anyone seeking information with regard to the  mines and smelters of southeastern  British Columbia can do no better  than procure this splendid exposition of  Boundary resources.���Vernon (B.C.)  News.  and shipped to the smelters, being a  new record. Boundary mines sent  out 75 per cent of this ore.  Prospects of a successful coal mine  three miles from Enderhy are said to  be bright. Experts from the Old  Country have pronounced the product  equal to the best Cumberland coal,  and the seam has been traced four  miles, being sixteen feet wide.  John Rogers, president oi'the Pathfinder Mine Company, has just taken  options on a nurabw of mineral claims  near the Pathfinder, on the North  Fork of Kettle river. The options are  practically in the shape of working  bonds.  The outlook for the mining industry  in the vicinity of Kamloops for the  current year is brighter than at any  other period in its history. This is  partly clue to the fact that during i9��5  the value of at least one property, the  Iron Mask mine on Coal hill, about  six miles from that city, has been demonstrated. During the summer an  experimental hot-blast smelter, sixty  tons capacity, was erected and has  since been in steady operation, as was  also the concentrator which was enlarged early in the year.  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  Capital $3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices in Canada  The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary  Mining Journal, .published in Phoenix,  B.C., issued a creditable number at  the close of the year, dealing in general  with the vast resources of the Boundary-country. The edition was profusely illustrated with cuts showing the  various mines and reduction works in  the district.���-Denver Mining Reporter.  STRICTLY BUSINESS  The advertising columns of the  newspaper is the modern Rialto���the  meeting place where buyer and seller  get together.  When a prospective purchaser sees  the advertisement of a business concern  in a reputable publication it fixes that  concern's identity.  If you can't be original in your advertising endeavor to be interesting.  If you can't be interesting try, at least,  to be truthful. If you can't be truthful don't advertise.  No friendly wind is going to pilot  your business ship to the port of  profit. You must map out the course  of your entire business voyage before  you lift the anchor of initiative or set  the sail of action.  There are in existence today hun  dreds of small businesses which could  be enlarged and the margin of profit  greatly increased were the owners sufficiently courageous to inaugurate effective advertising campaigns. .  Advertising is a mighty good umbrella to carry along with you at all  times���through sunshine or rain. Under its far-reaching shelter you will  never get scorched by the sun of indolent prosperity nor be drowned by  the flood of business adversity.  Spoke His Little Piece.  Some two or three weeks ago Smith  Curtis, member for Rossland riding  when the Boundary was the tail end  of that political procession, recently  made a speech at Ymir, largely devoted to graft and things of that kind,  which he accused the McBride government and the C.P.R. of practising.  Now, Mr. Curtis is certainly a bright  fellow, if he is a  Grit, and  he  knew  PROVINCIAL.  ���o  (  I  o  Hughie Cameron predicts new life  for Camp McKinney this coming  spring.  A branch of the Merchants' Bank  of Canada has been opened at Vancouver.  G. C. Rose announces that he will  shortly increase the size of the Kelowna  Courier.  A bill has been introduced at Vic-  toiia to amend the charter of the Midway and Vernon railway.  The C.P.R. will expend $200,000  in extending and improving its telegraph system west of Lake Superior.  The Kuskanook is the name of the  new steamer being built by the C.P.R.  at Nelson for the Kootenay lake service.  Glanders are still raging in the  central and western parts of the province, and many valuable equines are  being destroyed.  One hundred and sixty-five cars of  steel will be sent to Cowley to replace  the steel on that section of the Crow's  Nast division of the C.P.R.  At the conference of western C.P.R.  officials to be held at Field on Feb.  12, Kootenay will be represented by  superintendent, J. S. Lawrence and  H. E. Macdonnell, the object of the  meeting to consider all possible means  The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary-  Mining Journal, published in Phoenix,  B.C., has issued an excellent holiday  number. We have often admired this  journal and have felt like congratulat  ing the mining industries of British  Columbia on having one of the very  best papers in the field of mining. The  holiday number contains 72 pages and  about 100 illustrations. The matter is  good, and some of our boasted high-  class mining journals could improve  their papers by copying many of its  features.���San Francisco Pick and  Drill.  Notice  ia   hereby  given thnt^I intend  to applv to the Board  of  License  Com  tuissioiiera f.ir the City of Phoenix tor a  transfer of  the Licence held by me for  the Maple Leaf hotel to Charles Hawaii.  Drfted   at   Phoenix,   B.C.,  this   3lst  January, 1906.  F. Andkkson.  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  Notice is heieby given that we intend  to applv to the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the Coiporation of the  City of Phoenix, at the next meeting,  foi "the tran? fer oi the license, now held  by us, to s-11 liquors at retail on the  premises known as Summit Hotel, Phoenix, B.C., to Oxlev & Hartuian.  (Signed)  Mabsiiau.& Shea.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 24th day  of January. 1906.  Pabst  BEER  After trying all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come back to the Old Reliable  ��� PABST.  Made in the Largest  Brewery   in   the   world.     <  ;ts sales exceed that of all   others.    The   only  Beer, and ALWAYS PURE.  Jas. McCteath,  Boundary Agent  Application for Transfer of  Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the next meeting of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Phoenix, for the transfer of  the licen e to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of ihe premises known as the  Cottage Hotel, now held by me, to  Percv Wilkinson.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 24th day  of January. 1906.  (Signed)  M. H. Kane.  Witness���W. Sammox.  that  the only way to  get   the  speech j0f improving the passenger and freight  printed in even a  few  papers  was to | services of the west.  The Phoenix Pioneer, published at  Phoenix, British Columbia, issued an  elaborate holiday number of that enterprising journal. It is in magazine  form, handsomely illustrated, and contains seventy-two pages, with about 100  engravings, including five specially engraved maps of different parts of the  district. The work is a complete resume of the mining operations of that  great and growing territory north of  the United States. It contains a valuable fund of information down to date  pertaining to that wonderful region.���  Denver Mines and Mining.  REMUNERATIVE  IS MINING.  Views of a Generally Recognized Copper Authority.  Horace J. Stevens, the well known  copper authority, says that those who  are in closest touch with mining enterprise know that it is when successful,  the most remunerative of all legitimate  lines of industry. They also under  stand that a certain amount of risk is  inherent in every new mining venture.  Most important of all is the fact that  long experience���and in many cases  sore experience���has taught them that  no mining venture can be successful  unless combining at least four absolutely indispensable elements.  These four requirements are ore,  management, money and time. The  time will provide itself, if the other  three are furnished, but if any one ol  the three elements first named be missing failure is certain in at least 99 per  centum of the cases. The best of  managements with the most of money  cannot make a mine without ore, but a  good management does not go into a  venture where the chances for getting  ore are not favorable. Ore alone will  not make a mine. To develop the ore  there must be a large cash outlay, collected by men who are honest, experienced and capabie.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 7,480 tons, or 33,650 tons for  1906.  The bounty collected on lead for  the past calendar year was $334,224.  The total amount paid in all for bounty  to date is $2,580,032.  The Bear Hydraulic Mining Company is said to be expending $40,000  in improvements in its placer claims  in the Cariboo country, 300 miles  north of Ashcroft.  In  week  the   '  34.377  jtenays  and   Yale  last  tons of ore were mined  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that. 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  lands, on the West Fork of the North  Fork of the Kettle river, about 56 miles  from Grand Forks:���marked "A. C.  Fraser, S.E. Corner Post," running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains north;  thence 80 chains ease, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acres.  Dated Julv 17th, 1905.  "A. C. FRASER,  H. A. ALLES, Agent.  Greenwood, B. 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Following is the report of the secretary-treasurer of tlie Phoenix General  Hospital for the year 15)05, and also that  of the auditors, submitted at the annual  meeting of the hospital held February 1,  1906:  Secretary'! Statement.  Time has proved the memory of mankind Fhort and unreliable. * For this  reason a. brief review of the struggles of  the hospital may not be out of place.  When the building waB completed  four years ago this spring, to protect it  from'lieriH, the diiectors found it neces-  eary to place a $2,000 nmrtgtge upon the  property at seven per cent per annum.  We then had a building and a debt; but  before it- could be uaed it was necessary  to have some furnishings. Accordingly  a few old second hand beds and bedding  were bought in Greenwood, which together with two heating stoves, a common No. 8 cook stove and three or four  disabled chairs constituted the equipment of Phoenix General Hospital, and  the opening occurred on or about July  1st, 1902. A matron and one nurse constituted the hospital staff, which was  able to handle the work for nine months  bv working from 1G to 20 hours a shift.  Since opening the hospital it has been  the policy of the management to gradually increase the equipment by first  securing the things most needed. It is  but juin to add here that the physicians,  knowing our financial condition, have  been most considerate in their requirements for equipment, only asking for  such appliances and instruments as were  absolutely necessary. And 1 can say  that even now the equipment is scarcely  half what it should be. With these  petty debtB and interest���with constantly arising new needs and ever re-  curing old oneB which have swallowed  up every dollar as soon as it was received, the matter of financing the institution  has been anything but an easy or a  pleasant one.  The history of financing hospitals has  ever been the same. In all new countries hospitals have had to struggle for  existence during their formation period.  In older communities capitalists find a  desirable and convenient outlet for some  of their surplus capital by creating sinking fuwdi and subsidizing hospitals.  Ladies with means vie with oach other  to Fee who can donate the handsomest  and most appropriate furnishings for  privdte ward*; farmers donate their  largest potatoes and best fruits; wills  often contain handsome donations; all  municipalities make annual or monthly  appropriations; so that financing a hospital bocomes comparatively easy in  such communities. Notwithstanding  these facts even the most favored hospitals often find it necessary to appeal to  the public for assistance. I have yet to  learn of an instance where any community has been injured directly or indirectly by reason of any such appeal  having" been made���where such appeal  was made in good faith and in the  proper spirit.  In March, 1903, it became necessary  to increase, the staff, which was done by  adding the third nurse. In the meantime the increased mining business and  growth of the city created a proportionate increase in patients which has made  the work equally as hard lor the three  as it was formerly for the two. And  while we have paid the ruling waged for  nurses in British Columbia, we recognize  that it has been very, much too little for  the work discharged. In view of the  unusual demand upon the permanent  staff for the months of December and  January last past an increase of $20 eaeh  was allowed for December and $10 each  for January. It is the intention of the  outgoing board to recommend a permanent increase in wages or the addition  of one more nurse, if preferred by the  staff.  During the years 1903 and 1904 improvements consisting of a steam heating plant, septic tank, coal bunkers,  janitor's living room, lining the basement with tar paper and lumber, putting in doors and windows, cutting doorway between rooms on the first floor,  fitting up clothes closets and a vegetable  locker and ice storage, etc., were made,  and the installing of a large new range,  at a cost of nearly $2000. And some of  the accounts went not paid for more  than two years. The interest for the  year ending May 14th, 1905, is still unpaid. 1 challenge any man !������> show how  or where, under the multitudinous difficulties and trying circumstances with  which the board has had to contend,the  work could have been carried on more  economically or a greater degree of proficiency attained.  Report.  I am both pleased and pained to submit my report for thsi year ending December 31st, 1905. Pleased because the  results will compare favorably with any  like institution in the northwest, and  pained because a icview of the year's  records will recall bereavements and  losses, which to many friends have been  hard to bear. To the bereft both the  board and hospital staff extend condolence and sympathy.  The past year has been the heaviest  in the history of the hospital. Two hundred and twelve patients were treated,  with a total of 2ti87 hospital days,which  is an average ol 12 3-4 days per patient.  The maximum number of patients lor  one month was 51, the minimum number 10. The average number of patients  per month 17'--i; there were 9 deaths;  there were 100 contiact and 52 private  patients. The only variance from our  heretofore established fee rates, was  where two or more patients occupied a  sing'e private ward. In such cases the  fee was made $17.50 per week per patient.  The Hospital Ladies Aid continues to  he one of the strongest, factors in the  financial ami moral support of the hospital. During the year this society contributed from two social a Hairs $143.50.  The "bachelors" of Phoenix gave 11 benefit dance which netted $1(52.10. The  matron, assisted by her stall', gave a  social dance at the hospital from which  the net. returns were $42 55, which was  applied toward calcimirung the general  ward.  At the end of November the city was  laid prostrate by a general typhoid epidemic, which proved to be of the most  virulent type. More than 50 eases have  treated at Ihe hospital. It was soon evident that our hospital was inadequate.  The directors at once built, a three room  cottage adjoining the hospital for the  use of the staff and converted their  rooms into private wards More room  being required the city council very  magnanimously fitted up the new city  hall and tendered the use of  it  to  the  board, after having donated the furnishings. The overflow hospital at one time  contained 22 patients. Nurses were  called by wire from many places until  our staff numbered 14 and 3 cooks.  In this connection I am pleased to report in addition to the above staff. King  Kdward Lodge No. 36 of Free Masons  and Snowshoe Lodge No. 146, I.O.O.F.,  came to our relief by supplying the hospital with a man nurse from Spokane,  and presenting the hospital with his receipted accounts. This generous and  humanitarian act on the part of these  secret orders has been a source of deepest gratification to the board. The  Miners' Union also through its committee offered to assist the board in securing iiursesand secured the services of a  man nurse for a few nights, which services were deeply appreciated.  The strained conditions in every department, meant excessive expense in  every direction. Hotel accommodations  had to be secured tor a portion of the  staff, and for still others lodgings near  the hospital; travelling expenses and  wages and telegraphic messages had to  be met for nurses from a distance; a  large number of beds, springs, mattresses  and bedding, towels, night robes, drugs  and much new equipment had to be ordered. So it became apparent that new  funds would be required. 'Jherefore  subscription papers were circulated in  the city and an appeal made to the city  and capitalists and business houses interested in the city and doing busines-  in both a wholesale and retail way with  our merchants and citizens.  The donations received as a direct result of these appeals aieas follows:  Local subscriptions  $ 159 95  T. K. Drummond       25 Oil  Dominion Copper Co,  Ltd     250 00  City of Phoenix         300 00  Can. General Electric Co, Ltd..      10 00  P. Burns & Co, Ltd     100 00  Wilson Bros         25 00  McClarv Mfu Co, Ltd       25 00  Canadian Pipe Co, Ltd       10 00  ur"��nshields <fc Co, Ltd       20 00  Hamilton Powder Co     100 00  Giant Powder Co     100 00  W. H. Robinson     100 00  Granby Co     598 69  Received since the 1905 accounts  were eluded:  The Jenekes Machine Co, Ltd..      10 00  Canadian Rand Drill Co. Ltd..      35 00  R. P. Williams       10 00  Wood, Vallance & Co, Ltd       25 00  Canadian Westinghouse Co,Ltd      10 00  Lachlan Gibb     100 00  A friend        5 00  EPICAL EXAMINER  Of the United States Treasury Recommends  Pe-m-na.  Prominent Physicians  Endorse Pc-ru-na.  ���*  DR. LLEWKLLYN JORDAN, M.ill  cal Examiner of the U. S. Treariirj  Department, graduate of Columbia ( ol  lege, and who served three years at West  Point, has the following to say of  Peruna:  "Allow me to express my gratitude to you for the benefit derived  from your wonderful remedy. One  short month has brought forth a  vast change and I now consider myself a well man after months of  suffering.  "Fellow sufferers, Peruna will  cureyotu "���Llewellyn Jordan.  $2018 63  Notwithstanding the good work done  by all interested parties and the hearty  and generous response to our appeal, I  call your attention to the fact that our  cash on hand, as per the auditors report,  at the end of the year was $513 63,  against which there are bills payable of  $210, which if paid would leave a'balance  on hand of $308 18. A car of coal will  have to be ordered almostatonce, which  will cost nearly the amount of this balance.  The advisability of reducing private  ward fees from $25 to $20 per week has  been before the directors and may receive Uvorable action at the next meeting.  The hospital has never been in so prosperous a condition, and had it been fully  equipped in every particular at the. beginning, there is scarcely room for a  doubt but that it would now be self-supporting. But so long as it is riot fully  equipped and with the buildings stand  ing in almost immediate need of painting and caleirnining, the citizens may  expect to be called upon from time to  time to rally to its support through all  the channels heretofore employ, d. All  communities aid their hospital by grants  from the public funds and by private  subscriptions and Phoenix can expect a  successful institution in no other way.  With the heartiest thanks on behalf  of the board of directors and for myself,  to all who have so kindly,generously and  earnestly seconded our efforts to conduct  the hospital on the broad lines of a general hospital���a hospital for all the  people of this district���I leave the work  of a good cause and a noble instil ution to  other hands.  Respectfully submitted,  J. L. MARTIN, Secretary.  Statement of Revenue!   and   Disbursements  From Dec. 31, 1904, to Dec. 31. 1905.  DISBUESKMENTS  General Expense $ r>8!> 40  Repairs  342 01  Fuel   -441 ISO  Drugs  *13 5(i  Rents, Water, Light, 'Phone.. . 207 05  Supplies and Maintenance  1221 88  Salaries  3M12 10  Furniture and Equipment  l'-ill 10  New Building ,.. '10 84  Excess   of Revenues over   Dis-  Doctors have been loathe to endorse a  catarrh remedy because catarrh and  catarrhal diseases have puzzled tho  medical fraternity for many decades  The popular endorsements that  Peruna has received at the hands of the  people have induced a great many doc  tors to try the remedy.  More prominent physicians use and  endorse Peruna each year.  Dr. A. Morgan, 211 Gater street, In  dianapolis, Ind., writes:  "Regular physicians do not, as a  rule, endorse patent medicines. I  have, however, found In my practice  that Peruna Is a notable exception and  not at all like any other medicine generally sold as 'patent medicine.'  "In examining it I find that it Is a  scientifically prepared medicine, composed of herbal remedies 0/ high medicinal value.  "It is a specific for catarrh of the  head, lungs or stomach, a fine remedy  for female troubles, and invaluable to  mothers and children.  "After fevers or other protracted illness, it is one of the best tonics I know of  to restore the system to normal condition  and I recommend it to convalescents.  "It is a high class family remedy,  good for young and old."���A. Morgan.  Perana occupies a unique position in  medical science. It is the only internal  systemic catarrh remedy kno-vra. to the  medical profession  to-day.  A   NEAT  EVERYDAY  SHOE FOR BOYS  bursements  BKVKNUKS  Audit   Bal. from last  Donations   Hospital Ladies'Aid.  Cuntract Patients  Private Patients    Government Grants .  Balance  Sheet.  LIABILITIES  Mortgage on Building   Interest '.  Balance Capital Account..  ASUKTK  Building us per last Audit ..  New Building   Real Estate (3 lots)   Equipment and Improvements  $3579  Less 25 per cent for  Depreciation     894  H3 C.3  ij.s.143 77  S(> 07  .  2 !:!(> 75  .     113 50  .  272ti 35  .   17:'8 55  .  ���J'J'i'.' 55  tSiil! 77  $  2!0  00  00  172S  03  isr.SX  03  V_MI2  12  (iltl  81  jiV.i 1  00  2084  79  Bills Receivable     1721 45  Less bad and doubtful  Accounts     294 80  Cash on hand and in Bank.  I I2ti  513  $11938 03  We have examined the bonks and  vouchers of the Phoenix General lln-pi-  tal and we hereby certify that the above  is a true and correct, statement of the  affairs of the hospital as at the 3!-t December, 1905.  Gko. K.  Dkv,  Phoenix, B.C.,        C. II.  Kkkvi.--.  January 30, 190(1. Audi: .is.  Struck Ihe Kevnoto.  Certain eastern Canadian shoe manufacturers recently sought to induce  Hon. \V. S Kidding to increase the  tariff on materials used in their particular line of business, explaining that  the increasing importations of American  made shoes threatened to swamp the  the home industry. Mr. Kidding replied : "Gentlemen, you'll have to  advertise. You can get relief fiom  printer's ink."  Robert R. Roberts, M. D., Washington, D. C, writes:  '���Throughmy own experience as  well as that of many of my friends  and acquaintances who have been  cured or relieved of catarrh by the  use ot Hartman's Peruna, I can  confidently recommend it to those  suffering from such disorders, and  have no hesitation in prescribing It  to my patients. "-Robert R. Roberts.  !ss8S5gssgsssaBa!afesgiaa'{fl-  Catarrh is a systemic disease curable  only by systemic treatment. A remedy  thateures catarrh must aim dlroetly at  tho depressed nerve centers. This U  what Peruna does.  l'eriiniv immediately Invigorates tho  nerve centers which give vitality to tho  mucous membranes. Then catarrh disappears. Then eatarah is permanently  cured.  Pc-ru-na Contains No Narcotics.  One reason why lVruna has found permanent uso in so many homes is that it  contains no narcotic of any kind. Peruna is perfectly liarmU'Mt, It can bo  used any length of time without acquiring a drug habit. P'-runa does not produce temporary results. 11 is permanent  in its effect.  It has no bad effect upon the system,  and gradually eliminates catarrh by removing the cause of catarrh. Thoru are  a multitude of homes where Peruna has  been used off and on for twonty years.  Such a thing could not ho possible if  Peruna contained any drugs of ft narcotic nature.  Corporation of the City of Phoenix  Receipts and Expenditures for   Year ending  Dec. 3Jst, 1905.  Rbceiits.  Police Court. Fines   Licenses   .School grants   Interest on overdue taxes  Cemetery lots   Loan from Bank of Montreal.  Taxes, 1902   1903   ���   "       1901         1905   V., V. <Sc 12. railway acct   Dog tax   Road Tax   Overdraft E. T. Bank   Cash on hand Dec. 31, 1904 . .  $ 3,107 50  5,065 50  1,688 31  3 85  250 00  2,500 00  11 00  101 15  310 95  3.5S0 42  8G93  5(5 00  142 00  6SI 75  920 34  $1S,505 20  Expenditures.  Light and Water $ 1,042 80  Fire department  528 40  Police        "           2,250 55  City hall  G.02S8G  Sidewalks  880 31  Streets  512 25  Bridges       1,288 11  Salary, Citv Clerk  040 00  School Trustees acct  2,199 65  Printing and advertising  230 50  Interest  000 00  Charity  434 35  General Expenses  677 31  City cemetery   793 62  Furniture and fixtures  1S2 05  Insurance  210 00  Cash on hand  60 3S  $18,565 20  I certify the above to be correct,  Isaac Crawford,  Auditor.  Balance Sheet*  Corporation  of  the  City  of Phoenix for  Year ending  Dec.  31st, 1905.  ASSKTS  Kire department equipment . .$  Police  Public buildings   Sidewalks   Streets     Bridges       Cemetery   Furniture, etc   Overdue taxes, 1901   "     1902   "    1903'   ������      1904   "      P.I05   Water Rights, Marshall lake.  Due from V., V. & K. railway  School grant   due'      Cash on band      $ 2,947 92  66 25  6,172 35  6,033 66  13,933 03  1,288 11  800 72  609 40  66 90  161 70  177 65  337 50  727 65  1,000 00  123 20  328 60  60 38  Liabilities.  Bank of Montreal Loan...  Overdraft E. T. Bank   City of Phoenix���  Excess ot assets over  liabilities   ..$10,000 00  68175  , ..  24,153 27  $3-1,835 02  I   certify  this   t.. be  a true and correct statement of the a Hairs of the City oi  Phoenix 1 Ml DecemlMT 31st. 190').  $34,835 02  he City  Isaac Crawford., Auditor.  V., V. & K. rails are to be laid to  Molson, Wash., from Midway, by next  June.  It is now said that ex-Premier I hins-  minr may be made Lieutenant-Cover-  nor of British Columbia.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NUTICK.  'Rex," "J. AT.." "Mimic- Ciislo l*rncti��iial" nml  "T<i..t!l|iiek l--|ncli<>lilil"   Mineral Claims, sit-  n.Uc in   tin-  ilrcfiiwoixl   Miiiiiiu   Division ol  IHitisli Coliiniliia- Where located: 'J A.T."m  S'C.reciiWowl Ciunp mul"Kex." "Moult Cristo  iiicti'-��ii��l"  ami  "ToolliiMCk FtHctionnl"   in  C.tcelnvnni! Camp.  TAKK   NiiTIi'H   Hint   I,   J    I..   Mar mi.  V-'rtc  Miner's Cei tilicitt- No. Hcjl.s"?, intend.sixty dn>s  front Hie il.ite lieie.if, to mu'lv to tile Milling'  Re-  foul- I   foi   Oltilic.iles  or  Improvements for the  purpose of otil.tilling Crown Grunts of 'lie above  eliiims  Aim   fn: tin r lake notice that nctk i, nmlrr section ;:, must lie cointiH-nceil  hef-re   .lie Issuance  ol Mull Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this mil day of November   1905.  J. I..  MARTIN.  A pencil mark here ��JaV  is a reminder that voiir subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate ymir  prompt attention.        ��SF"  A typhoid epidemic is   raging   near  Armstrong.  Ivaslo's balance sheet lor 1905 shows  $ j 5,000 more assets than liabilities.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Dexter    Fractional."    -'Pilot   Vractioual"   and  "tog Cabin Fractional" Mineral Claims, situate in the  Greenwood  MinttiE;  Division   ol  Yale District     Where located: III Ureeuwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICE that I.Isaac H. Halletl, agent  lor Thomas  Roderick, Free Miner's Certificate  I No. BSi47':: James Marshall  Free Miner's Certili-  ! cate No.  II.HS50; James  McNnlty,   Free   Miner's  1 Certifi'ale   No    BSS475,  ami  Daniel   Bresnahan,  Fiee Miner's Certificate No. HSjSsS, intend, sixty  I days   from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-  iiiR Uecorder for  Ceitificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  Ami further take notice tln.t act'on, under section  ^7, must be commenced before the issuance  ol such I'titificale if Improvements.  Dated this Jud day of November, A.D. 1905.  I. H. HALLKTT  ; ~ NOTICK.  j     Notice is hereby  given  that, 30 days  after date. 1 intend to apply to the Hon.  : Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  i for it special   license to cut   and carry  ; awav Umber from the followiii";described  lands, on West Fork of the North Fork of  the Kettle river, one mile south of A. C.  I Kraser's claim :���Commencing at a post  j planted on southeast corner, running 80  1 chains   west;   thence  80  chains   south;  thence SO chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acres.  Located the 17th dav of .Itilv, 1905.  K. K. GILPIN',  H. A. ALLES. Agent.  Boys' genuine Scotch Grain  Bals., made on a round toe last,  with circular vamp and heavy  sole. This boot will defy the  roughest usage.  Boy's Sizes from I to 5.  Youths' sizes from 10 to 13.  Your dealer has them. If not,  insist on him securing them for  you .   -'.  MANUFACTURED BY  j. ra a iid.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading Hotel of the Kootenay!  Special  Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.      The muni perfectly appointed be a lh  and Pleasure Rcttort in the West, with n com-  pletesyalem of Baths���iiicludlue TurkUh and  Russian. Open th< year round. The curative  properties of it* wntrr* ��rr uttequalcd.  KorCnrii'i; "11 Kh��*uruiiiic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubkt��.  Hoi HchUuk all Kidney, I.ivcr mid Stomach  ailments.  For KlimimitiiiK nil MetnlllcPolsaii* from the  iyntem  The grandeur ol the ��ceuery in unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,wBter'alU,  boating, yachting, fifthing, shooting, cicurnu iib  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurt��as*ed for  mUdueiw. HARRY MclNTOSH,  Ptoprietor.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1802���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of hoth Hexes al moderate rates.  Has ft nivparatory class for junior student-, .i->iiivr irradi* puhlii: seliool work.  Does hitfli siliuol work, confers all IiikIi  school privileges, and prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all bram-heF  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas, (jives a liberal education m  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take student." through  the complete Arts Course, and tbe degree of B.A. can tie obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. .1. P. Bowed. Bursar.  tlojpital Donations  List of Donations received since .Ian.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Cash Jto  K. Ilolrtll  Cash $25 - J. H. Mncauliiy  C����h ��5 ���  A. V. Item  BookCase A. K. II. I'latV  Bed Llueu.4 dux Hurpilal L��i!ir��' Aul  Cash J50 K. T. Bank  Cash Jlo Jan. McCrcatli  Cash $35  I'un.uluiii Kami Drill Co.  Spriiiu Cot A. 11    Ilooil  Maple Syrup A Krieiul  tieiitlem��n'a Drcssinu <"''.'��'��������     Mr��. J. II. Boyle  Old Liuen Mr��. I. Crawford  1 Box Hooks Mrs. 11. A. W. llolites  Cash %io A Grand Vorks Vrlend  Dominion Copper Co Hull Set Holler Tube*  Cord Wood 1'. 3uckless  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  ASKKD HID  American Boy     �� ij?  Ben H'ir   jH >h  Black r��il   3 J  B.C. Copper t>�� ��5, >9 7<  Canadian Gold Kield-i  4Vi 3  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-dir.)  iS  Center Star  js 3.1  Ciow's Nest 1'astf CoKl   Denoro Miues  y >i  Dominion Copper  50 48  Katrvtcw  j J  t-'lsher Maiden   S J  lilanl   3 '  (jranby Consolidated..  Jlo vkj $9 75  International Coal  39 36  J u 111 tin  37 30  Morning 'ilory     1  Mountain I.ion  A '  Montreal & Bo��ton       North Star, (K.K.)  1 r 1  Payne   IW -*  (Juilp  5 *  Rambler-Cariboo  35 H  Snn I'oil  JV4 2jx  Sullivan             t* 7  St. Kuycn��  (���* ^5  Tom Thumb          J '  War KaBleCoiitolidiited  13 21  Waterloo (Asa. Paid)          lS 1  White Bear           3j-i i  Dissolution of Partnership.  Notice is hereby iriven that the copartnership heretofore subsisting between  the undersigned, as livery stuble keepers, under the linn name of Mclntyre t'i  Mclinnald, at Phnetiix, B. ('.. has hern  ibis dav dissolved by mutual cniijeiit.  The business will hereafter he c.irriet  1311 bv Murdock Melntvte, bv whom all  debts of theold lirm will be pitid, and  to whom all outstanding accounts due  the old tirm are to be paid.  Dated at Phoenix, li. C.. I'tti Pecem-  oer, l'Jt'o.  issued.) Ai.kx  McDonald.  Witness: MciiUocK McIstykb.  Fkkd Bouchie.  |Oi;   PRINTING.  JOl!   PRINTING,  |OH PR IN I ING.  \Ve do the kind you've always  been in  search of    ami do it ri^ht.  PiDttKEK Pl'L'. Go., Phoenix. B.G .}.'*;  I  ��� ���.j ���..���j ,..**  mm  mm  pffl  iff ,.��'fo  ���:^i ^ii*  Iv.'.'.v.'.'.v.ffl'f.i'j'ifii.  Ma-^VWu.  ��!�����  Iflitf  mmm !���-  wmm  '������������s'V'i-ll.  lm&-fA%m ������  mmm  Ifflfiil.  mm  lllfjl  iSffitll  IllSlflt   gjf;  " vi;  |K*S'V��-I Si if:'  plljl  I.f';^'X' '.".3 ;S|tls  Mri  ^:  /������.������^^"j-  >&��'r  i:^vfii  ^'S  ;:, /,:f  :���?���������"���! fe  A,.v.  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Standing apart and gazing with  wondeiinp. wistful eyes at the luncheon .so temptingly spread, aro  a tiny girl and her tinier brother, barefoot and evidently less fortunate In worldly possessions.   Prompted by her mother, the wee tot  In and Around Phoenix ��  BR1KK   TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL - j��  ���** INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. jjfc  llrWVWVWWWM^  of tho picnic party, with some of tho best of tho luncheon on a plate  carried before her. is advancing toward tho little ragged intruders,  tendering with shyand gentle grace herolfering. The little barefoot  boy seems embarrassed yet delighted by this immediate-prospect of  good things and is shyly putting out a UtUo brown hand to receive.  Altogether the picture is one of the most charming conceptions, and is sure to please and delight.  Eight pounds of prime beef is concentrated in four ounces of BOVRIL  Bovril is prepared only by  BOVRIL LIMITED. LONDON, ENC, and MONTREAL, CANADA  By special appointment 9  Purveyors to His Majesty King Edward VII.  Save Coapoi ovar Deck of Bottle and secure this Picture.  31  m  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Dp-to-dat��,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A   McMASTER  **  Proprietor.  M  ���0-CXXKK><K>0<><><><*M><KX><><^^  Dominion    Hotel  g  Old Ironsides Ave, -       - Phoenix, Bt C.  This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under personal charge of  the proprietor,  Telephone No. 77        Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop.  )0<H>0-0-0-0-<>0-CK>-0-6  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.    .  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at his office,  Bank block, February ioth to  14th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  For prescriptions put up as the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  Clark & Binns have some of the  latest improved velvet rugs. Call and  see them.  Peter McCurrach went down to  Grand Forks a short time ago, and is  now ill there.  Joseph H. Graham was taken to the  Greenwood hospital Thursday, suffering from typhoid fever.  Wedding invitations and announce  merits promptly executed in the latent  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Al. Almstrom and Gus Biner went  over to assist the Greenwood band at  the Rossland winter carnival.  Wheels are once more in use between Phoenix and Greenwood���an  unheard of thing at this season of the  year.  G. F. Miller went out on Providence  creek this week to do some work on  his La Plaza claim, which has a promising showing.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot-  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them. Don't be backward about coming forward with them to the Pioneer  office.  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOENIX  *  Ifootel JBrooM^n  HCW  FROM   OfLLAK   TO    ROOF  PICT  aAMPLf   ROOMS  IN  TH��  ���ouMMar  Hi    OffCAT    NOKTHIRN  STATION  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  pboenfc 3B.C.  IM    OOHNCOriON  L  '\)>fiijiito*Aftj*&&+**Hi(**to*mmi  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information    about    Phoenix   and   the  Boundary ronntry given on application.  Dominion   Air.  Telephone No. 28.  *& Phoenix, B.C.  Rev. C. W. Whittaker went over to  Rossland Wednesday on Methodist  church business. He will exchange  with Rev H. S. Hastings, of Greenwood, tomorrow.  A man named McDonald was hurt  at the 350 foot level of the Brooklyn  mine last Tuesday, which bruised him  up considerably. He was taken to  the hospital and cared for.  The Intermediate hockey team and  the members of the all Boundary  hockey team went over to Rojsland  Wednesday to take part in the matches  pulled off in the winter carnival there  this week.  Sam Mullen fell about 35 feet Sunday at the Old Ironsides ore bins,  where the new crusher is being installed, and was severely bruised about  the head. He fell into the crusher,  but fortunately got off without any  broken bones.  Chief of Police Docksteader returned  Monday from Nelson, where he had  taken James Sheran to serve a 60 day  sentence, it being his fourth term at  the Nelson jail. Sheran had been  stealing at the Hotel Brooklyn, jumping a board bill and a few other things.  There is nothing being left undone  by the Catholic Ladies' Aid to make  St. Patrick's eve ball the social event  of the season. They have already secured Mr. Harry James as pianist and  Mr. Albert Biner as violinist���which  is a guarantee of their having good  music.  Phoenix Aerie No. 158, Fraternal  Order of Eagles, are preparing to give  a big ball on the evening of Monday,  February 26th, at Miners'Union Hall.  It will be for the benefit of those members of the order who were sick during  the recent typhoid fever outbreak, and  will doubtless have a large attendance.  James orchestra will furnish the music.  Boyle, ihe Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy International  Coal shares.  Purity tir.st consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  For upholstering and picture framing  go to Clark & Binns.  Just received a large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner'Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specialty at Boyle's.  Sewing machines to rent, $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald,   milliner.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from February  9th to 12th.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  Have you seen the newest in printed stationery, linenette? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by the  Ptoneer job department.  Tuesday evening a joker threw a  broom handle with a fuse therein, into  the middle of the bar room of the  Hotel Brooklyn. The result was the  most expeditious scattering ever noted  by the onlookers, windows, doors and  other ways of exit being used in the  mad baste to get away from the supposed explosive, until the nature of  the hoax" was seen.  Watches ��  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OK   THK  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICE 25 CENTS.  GET  A  COPY   AND   SEND   TO  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THK   BOUNDARY.  We have them in all the latest sizes  and grades for Ladies and Gentlemen,  from the low priced everyday Watch to  the expensive Railroad Timepiece, and  the price is as low, if not lower, than  elsewhere.  Call and Look These Over.  COMING AND GOING  F**aT4V��a��<aT��0tt<aVa*a*aVaK*�� (  ch Services Tomorrow Z  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.   Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Church of England���Services, 1st  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW THE GOODS.  E. A. BLACIUke Jeweler  FIRST ST..  l'r  FIRST ST..  PHOENIX, B.  "IB-  ?i��������@  Provincial Constable I. Dinsmore,  of Grand Forks, was a visitor in the  camp Saturday.  Mrs. William Delahay went over to  Rossland Wednesday, to attend the  funeral of the late James H. Trevorrow.  F. R. Lyne, of Calgary, who represents Bradstreet's mercantile agency,  was in the city Tuesday, on his semiannual trip.  Philip W. Gordon, of Nelson, who  represents the Standard Oil Co.'s  Canadian branch, the Imperial Oil Co.,  was in the city Tuesday.  Richard C. Morgan, superintendent  of the S. F. & N., came in with his  private car Tuesday, accompanied by  a party of personal friends.  Joseph S. Carter and Harry E. Mac-  donell, of Nelson, C.P.R. travelling  passenger and freight agents, respectively, were here Thursday.  G. C. Hodge, of the B. C. Telephone Co., at Nelson, was here again  Saturday, having postponed his California trip for a couple of weeks,  J. P. Graves, general manager of  the Granby Co., is off on a several  weeks' trip to New York and other  eastern points, accompanied by Mrs.  Graves.  SUDDEN DEATH OF  J. H. TREVORROW  i  t  i  PIPES!  The finest Assortment of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  the Boundary Country, for select  Presents, to be found at  Al. ALMS1WS,  Dominion Ave.  CALL AND SEE!  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  Special attention to dining  room  nods.  Lary  and  furnished rooms.  Phoenix, B  C.  #-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-  -������������-���-*-���-��� -���-���-���-���  5 Phoenix Bee*  1  1  t  DRY WOOD  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt  attention   to all   orders.  Telephone B32.  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in ihe Boundary. With the Best Mull  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale.       Bottled Draft Bkkk.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery,  Banner St.  -���-���-  1' HO EN IX,   B.C.  ft  ��  ��  ��  t  1  9  1  0  ���  1  ���  9  0  I  9  1  )  The BEST, Cheapest ��  and most satisfactory J  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  Clothing 1  Leaves  Widow  Children  and   Six  Boundary Side Lights  L  Style and Grace in  F>oifo ber   Footwear  Maple Leaf City Rubbers are   made over foot-form  lasts that follow exactly the new shoe models.  They are the acme  of perfection   in stylish Rubber  Footwear.  Ladies   ask   your   dealer   to   show   you   the  new  '���Calve" and "Melba"  designs  with  Cuban   Heels,  or the new "Lily" and "Rose"  models   for  French  Heels.  They are just a bit more graceful and chic than anything you have seen before.  J. LECKIItL  CO.. LTD.  Vancouver, B.C.     -     Selling Agents  The first ball by Midway's volunteer  fire brigade was to be given last  evening.  On the evening of March 16th,  Greenwood Miners' Union will give its  annual ball.  Midway now boasts of having 70  stages travelling in and out of that  burg weekly.  P. Burns & Co., Ltd., have just  completed building the largest ice  house in the Kettle river valley at  Grand Forks.  Giand Forks new police and licens  ing commissioners, as confirmed by  the government, are David Whiteside  and Roberr Gaw.  J. C. McDonald, formerly master  mechanic at the Granby smelter, has  recently been appointed to superintend  the building of a smelter in Nevada.     |  VV. H. Jeffrey, M.E., of Greenwood  and Mrs. M. Gregory, of San Antonio,  Texas, were married last week Tuesday in Nelson by Rev. Nelson, pastor  of the Presbyterian church, and have  taken up their residence in Greenwood.  News was received here Tuesday  that James H. Trevorrow died Monday  at Los An-eles, California, whither he  had gone from his home in Rossland.  The cause of his demise was pulmonary trouble, and his host of friends in  this camp were unpleasantly surprised  at the sudden news. He left Rossland on January nth for the benefit  of his health.  Mr. Trevorrow lived in Phoenix  with his family for several years, being  foreman at the Snowshoe mine during  almost the entire time that property  was being operated. About two yeors  ago the family moved to Rossland,  where he assumed the supenntendency  of the LeRoi mine. He was born in  Cornwall, England, 44 years ago, and  for years wns employed as a miner at  the great Calumet and Hecla property  in Michigan, where he learned the  mining business. Later he came to  Rossland and worked in the LeRoi.  In that city he formed a warm friendship with J. W. Astley, until recently  manager of the LeRoi. In 1889 both  of them came to the Boundary and  operated the Snowshoe, until it was  closed over two years ago, when they  returned to Rossland.  "Jim" Trevorrow, as he was best  known, was one of the best miners  that ever came to the Boundary, had  many friends, and his employers always the greatest confidence in him.  His oldest child, Jim, is but 13 years  of age, and much sympathy is expressed for the family.  Deceased was one of the first members to join King Edward Lodge, No.  36, A.P'. & A.M., and was most active  in lodge work as long as he lived in  Phoenix, and kept up his membership  here to his death. King Edward  Lodge arranged to have his remains  brought to Rossland for burial, according to the wish of the widow, and the  body was shipped from Los Angeles  by the Masonic order there on Thurs  day.    The management of the LeRoi  START  190<5  RIGHT  BY    GETTING  YOUR  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fttfl Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  's Wear Exclusively.  Men's  H'KNIK   "I OCK.  KNOB HILL AVE..  PHOENIX.  I  1  ��  ���:03(?eXs)GXsXS��������S��!G^^ > ���<���!  Account  Books,  Stationery,  A. S. HOOD,  Notary Public,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.  Bank Block, PHOENIX, 13 C.  Rents ami Accounts Coll* ctril.  Special altctitioi. tt> Convcyaiicin,-.  Mr, Hood intends to �� vc tv;��  matter entrusted to him ptmiij.t  and direful attention, and ^iKji  a share of pub'ic favor.  Tel.  A54.  P.O.   Box 33  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION' AVE, PHOENIX",  B.C.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  Tei. xo. is. . Fish,  Poultry and  Oysters.  etc.  FROM.  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix.  LARGE AND VARIED  STOCK  TO SELECT  FROM.  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Sign Writing on short notice.        :       Estimates promptly furnished.  D. J. Matheson  3nsttrance Hflent  PIKIS,   I.ICSIIT  AND  ACCIDKST.  FIDKL.ITY    nONDS,  COMMISSIONKH   POIt  I'L.VTK  i\FPII��AVITH.  CLASS.  TAKINC  PHOENIX,   B.C  THE  Wm, Hunter Co., Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Walter   Stanwood   Keith,   formerly  has come forward and will   defray the  assistant superintendent at the Bound  ary Palls smelter, was married at Redding, Calif., on January 27th, to Miss  Ida Alice Owen, of Seattle. They,  l-avc taken up their residence at Ken-  net, Calif.  expenses of shipment. It is expected  that the funeral will be held next Monday or Tuesday in Rossland by Corinthian Masonic Lodge there, and  members of King Edward Lodge will  be. present.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  TKe  If Yott Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well,  Men S Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with at-  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  nr �� **at,S    A larBe assortment,  just   in,   of  those  rail   blocks,   in   Black   and Brown, also a   11  straw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is  complete, you  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS  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.  new  range of  should  shoes  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Hunter Co. Limited.  JZ~��~��-A*:.-jgr a* *r ^ *r  flfo  ^r^r^r^^r^r^r"

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