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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 15, 1908

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 Hvmi'sM'i'm i-www!n��Ltvi ri  i,' ^^^w^-^^-^*'1  *Mi*^m#iWjtf:$i.r?T^.\:-V'*t?*rr!-.?1rr.  AND   BOUNiM^  MINING JOURNAL*  FEB 19 1908        ��  .^^PTORIA,^  Ninth Ykar.  PHOENIX,, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY  iS   1908.  No, 13  SPECIAL =  I  Pay Day Sale  COMMENCING  MONDAY MORNING  at 8 o'clock.  JO doz. Men's Heavy Winter Sweaters  Regular $2.00, $1.75, $1.50  values '<t1   QQ early  in Navy and Brown, have got logo at "t ' *yJKJ "cawi*.  10 doz. Men's Jersey Working Shirts,  While they last $ J.00   each.  Men's Winter Underwear,  Odd lines, regular 75c, $1.00 and $1 25 CJT\r   Mrt,  ������' values to clear the lot,    ,     -     ,  -        -���>   ���       caciU  Men's Overcoats^  $12.50,   $14.00   and   $15.00  lines, During   $1000  sale, your choice for only        -     ,--���      -       *p>\J.\J\J  LONG TUNNEL MM IS CRYSTALLIZING  From Grenwood Towards Phdenix==Forme.r City May Bonus  the Project topixterit of Fifty Thousand.  Men's Odd Coats  Men's Odd Vests  $5.00  LOO  While the sale is on we will give a 10%  reduction on ALL MEN'S SUITS SOLD.  This is a chance for you to save some  money; don't overlook it���be among the  Lucky Ones���and pick out the goods with  the Red  Price Tickets.  iSMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMIUIMMMMUMMMMb  KEEP THESE  ITEMS IN MIND  when placing' your order  for February.  {  White flurbanl* Potatoes  $1.50 per cwt. j  J   Fancy Wrapped   Apples  3.215 per Box j  I  Fancy Unwrapped Apples  2.00 per Box :  Swift's Ham  20 cts.   lb. j  Swift's Bacon  20 cts.   lb. j  14 lb. Box Creamery Butter. . 4-5�� \  j  Ontario Eggs (guaranteed).... roofor3doz. j  j  Ontario Cheese  20 cts. lb. j  j   Five Roses Flour  .'>-75 cwt- J  j   Raising and Currants 12^ pkfi-    :  !.,.��. .���. ������.���.���..* ��� ~-..*i  We have as complete and fancv a  stock of groceries as can be  found in Southern B- C., and will  do our best to please our customers in every particular.  JlWriti ^Wmgswi^m  In most mining districts of some  age, there has come the tim'u when a  long tunnel project has been brought  up, its feasibility considered, and in  many cases the enterprise, often involving an outlay of millions of capital  before any return could' be received,  has been carried through to a successful issue.  Here in the Boundary, in the past  there have been various projects' for a  long tunnel, and in every case the objective point to be reached was Phoenix���-and their projectors would have'  them driven from low levels at almost  every point of the compass; But  Phoenix was tlie goal of their efforts,  for it was here they expected to receive  their tonnage when the project might  be completed/  The advantages of a long and deep  tunnel, if. the ore  is  there, are   many,  such as doing away with hoisting and  pumping,  ready drainage, nearness to  smelting facilities,   saving  on   freight,  and the proving  that  ore  bodies are  found   much   lower than the average  company   or   individual  is  ready  to  prove by means of shafts or even diamond   drilling.-   Therefora,   with   the  proper mixture  of   metallurgical skill  and capital   in   the   right   place, such  enterprises have often been; successful.  Eight or   ten  years ago   Volcanic  Brown had a plan ��� for driving   a long  tuiinel   from   near   Grand   Forks    to  Phoenix, thus tapping the ore' bodies  of Wellington and other camps on the  way.    Later   it   was   extensively   published, but never with official sanction,  that the  Granby   Co. was   planning a  deep tunnelthat would have its outlet  in what is known as Deadman's gulch,  almost due north   of  Phoenix.    This  tunnel   was   expected   to  strike   the  Phoenix ore bodies at a  depth of perhaps 1,500 feet and to be about a mile  in length.    Then, again,  the  Granby  was   credited   with   the   intention  of  driving a deep tunnel from  Fourth of  July   creek, . However,   later   events  have shown   that, if...the, Granby_. Co.  had this in; rnitfd," 11 "was' dropped, as  extensive equipment has   been   added  to the machinery plant  to handle the  ore tonnage of the company right here  in Phoenix���which is likely  to be the  programme for many-years to come, at  least. .  .Another   project    that    has    been  mooted occasionally in the last eight'mile, or over one-third of the distance  or ten years, has been a tunnel from j to Phoenix.  Greenwood   to .Phoenix.     Until-v re-      Extensive dumping grounds must be  cently, however, it Iks never been put  in tangible"form; but it is now being  gotten in shape so that it is likely to  be undertaken and successfully driven  a mile or two, even though it never  reaches the chief mining camp of the  Boundary. But such a tunnel driven  half a mile or a mile, has many elements; .to/com menir it, and should  prove'; a^succe8sfiil;'andertaking, even  though'it did not reach Phoenix.  Plans of Ihe Cti\ctgo Men.  A number of Chicago men who are  already interested lo 110 small extent  in many of the high grade mines of  the Boundary, have been looking into  the matter for some time, Richard  Armstrong^ formerly a resident of  Grand Forks but latterly making his  home in Chicago, being one of them,  Last week and this Mr. Armstrong has  been in Greenwood and Grand Forks  on this mission, representing his associates in Chicago,.'and being accompanied by_ Edward' F. Johnson, sec:  retary of the Crescent Mines, Ltd., and  by Dr. S. Peacock, also of Chicago,  who is said to be <an; eminent mining  engineer, and-who himself represents  Col.T. L. Dickason, president and chief  shareholder of the Crescent mine.  These gentlemen came to look over  the ground and also to see .if any en  couragement to the-important project  would be offered locally. The project  meant the expenditure of perhaps $3,-  000,000.in money in its entirety, reaching the Phoenix mines at a depth of  about 2,000 feet in a.tunnel three and  a half miles in-Iength.  They were well received in Greenwood, and appeared before the board  of trade of that city last week, the  plans explained as far..as laid-out, and  the hearty endorsement of that body  was unanimously secured.  The members of the city council of  Greenwood also took up the   matter,  and aie understood to have expressed  themselves favorably towards bonusing  the tunnel company to the extent of  $50,000 in debentures, payable as  follows: $5,000 to be paid on the completion of the first 2,000 feet of tunnel;  $10,000 at the end of 4,000 feet, and  $15,000 when   6,000  feet, or   over a  available at the mouth of the tunnel,  and it is likely that this will be somewhere near the present Strathmore  mine, north of the town of Greenwood.  Numerous high grade properties would  he tapped in the course of the first  6,000 feet, such mines thus having  splendid and economical facilities for  getting out ore���which they have one  and all lacked in the past.  Good Thlnj for Greenwood.  There, can be no question but that  such a tunnel would be a splendid  thing for Greenwood, which was shown  by the warm sympathy for the plan  when laid before the city council and  board of trade by Messrs. Armstrong,  Peacock and Johnson.  As yet the board of trade or city  council of Phoenix have not yet. been  approached on the subject, but that  will keep for a time yet, at least.  Whether the heavy copper shippers of  the Boundary are lending a favorable  ear lo the. project is not yet slated,  either. Without their co-operation in  a practical way, the tunnel would  hardly reach Phoenix, but it could be  made to be a successful enterprise,  nevertheless, with the many rich high-  grade leads in various camps to be  tapped���mines that have in the past  under anything but favorable conditions, shipped ore worth at least a  million dollars, according to the best  estimates.  When Dr. Peacock's report is received in Chicago by the capitalists  who will provide most of the money  for driving the tunnel, it is likely that  favorable action will be taken, probably subject to another visit by the  doctor to look over the ground when  the snow is partially off, at least. It  will be necessary to form a tunnel company, and if all goes well a couple of  months may see the initial work of the  undertaking actually underway.  Mr.   Armstrong . is   known    as   a  hustler, and has been successful in the  past in interesting many Chicago men  in mining in the Boundary. It is to  be hoped that his newest plan will be  put through to a successful finish in  every way. It will be good for Greenwood and the Boundary generally, if  properly carried out.  MASQUERADE AT THE  SKATING RINK.  List   of   Prizes   That   Were  Awarded  Tuesday  Eve.  Tuesday evening the first masquerade carnival of the winter was given  by l'rendergast & Munro at the Phoenix skating-rink-, the building being  well filled with.<,merry skaters all the  evening, dressed in every imaginable  costume.-- The judges of costumes  were Messrs. Oxley, Halsey and McKay, and the judges of the races were  Messrs. .Flood; Oxley and McKay.  Following is the list of awards made  by the judges:  Best gentlemen's .costume���A.  McDonald.  Best lady's costume-KateMcKenzie  Best boy's costume���J. Robertson.  Best girl's costume���Miss Rose Wall.  Best of any character���Mrs. Vand.  Best comic costume���-Wm. Hyslop.  Best   "gentleman    skater���Thomas  Oxley.  Best  lady  skater���Mrs. J. F.   Mc-  Dougall.  Men's race, two miles���iWm,   Mur  'ay-  Boy's  race,  under 16,   one mile���-  Walter McKelvey. '  Boy's race, under   12-���Eddie Mur  ray. ���!''...-''''���'..  Girl's race��� no entries.  COPPER OUTPUT  FOR YEAR 1907  boundary Shipped 29,=  423,866 lbs.  About Same as 1906,Despite  Various Shut-Downs,  Think Highly of Crescent.  Edward F. Johnson, of Chicago;  secretary of the Crescent Mines, Ltd.,  accompanied by Dr. S. Peacock, a  mining engineer, were in the Boundary  last week, on a visit of inspection to  the property.'* Before he left last  Saturday on his return trip to Chicago,  Mr. Johnson is quoted as follows:  "We have," said Mr. Johnson,- "one  of the best equipped mines I have  seen.. The new compressor installed  by the Allis-Chalmers Bullock, Ltd., is  working spendidly and stopihg is being started on the 225-foot level. The  drifts have been run about 100 feet,  both north and south, from the shaft  and the ore looks good all the way.  All the men work this morning at  the end of the south drift where tne  ore looks better than anywhere else."  Mr. Johnson expresses every confidence that the Crescent mine will fulfill .all .expectations.,        ��� ,:���,...  IBmmfv^w^  PHOENIX HOCKEY  BOYS WINNERS  Took Intermediate Championship At Rossland.  Sunday and Monday the members  of the Phoenix Intermediate hockeyists  returned from Rossland, not a little  pleased that they had been successful at the winter carnival in carrying off  the intermediate hockey championship  for British Columbia, Some of those  who played against them in the Ross  land senior team and the ]T-rail players  were nearly all heavier men.  Their first game was with Tran  which they won out by a score of 10  to 8 goals. The second'game was  with Rossland, and had an audience  of some 1,500 witnessed the contest.  This was won by the Phoenicians by  the even closer score of 6 to 5. The  boys were offered $7 5 towards expenses  of the trip from the carnival committee,  which, of .course, did not pay actual  outlay, but they went for the real sport  of the contest. Those who went with  the team were as follows, with their  positions: Goal, Biner; point, A. li.  H. Clark; cover, Jost; center, McKelvey; rover, McDonald; right wing, Roy  Clark; left wing, Longhurst; spare,  Pierce.  Thea saw the mix-up of the Nelson  and Rossland hockey teams, which  seems to occur each winter regularly,  this time the Nelsun team declining to  play under the Rossland rules, alleging  that the Rossland people had agreed  specifically to certain rules, especially  a judge of play. Rossland was awarded  the championship of B. C. because  the Nelson men would not appear under rules they had not agreed to.  Some 500 went to Rossland from Nelson to witness this game and were  disappointed, and peopie of the two  places, as well as the papers are now  threshing the matter out with much  feeling.  Members of the Phoenix team state  that they were well treated in Rossland  and had a good time generally.  Mr. Coleman Will Remain.  A week or two agoadespatch from tne  coast was published   to the  effect that  D. C. Coleman, superintendent of the  C. P, R.'s   Kootenay-Boundary   lines,  would be transfered to  the Cranbrook  division.    Mr. Coleman   had   been in  this   section   but   a   few months  and  many regrets were expressed by heavy  shippers and those   who. came   in contact   with   him,   that   he  should   be  moved.    In  fact,   the matter   took so  important  a   turn   that  the  C. P. R.  officials decided tq keep Mr. Coleman  right where he is, and do the shuffling t  of the superintendents- without moving  him.  This is as it should be, for it is the  general opinion that not in years has  the C. P. R. had an official who was  persona grata to a larger number of  patrons of the company in this district  than has been Mr. Coleman. He looks  after his district carefully, listens to  and adjusts "kicks" of patrons or  others if any be registered, he has the  confidence of the employees of the  company, and is seemingly the right  man in the right place. The upper  officials of the C. P. R. are to be congratulated on their good sense in keeping Mr. Coleman where he is. The  company will be the gainer and so will  the Kootenay-Boundary���and what  more could be asked?  Boundary Mining Notes  At the Granby smelter the entire  eight furnaces are once again in blast.  Two of them were out for several days  last week, while some minor repairs  were going on both in Phoenix and  Grand Forks. For the tirvie being it  cut the tonnage down somewhat, bul  thus far this year Granby has shipped  over 100,000 tons of ore.  Order ol Owls.  A. C. McKeen, Supreme Organizer  of the Order of Owls, is in the city organizing a nest of that order, and is  meeting with success, having already  secured a number of signers to a charter  list. The first meeting of the Owls  will be held in Miners' Union hall,  Sunday afternoon, at three o'clock; also  at 7.30 p.m. next Wednesday. An initiation of candidates will take place in  the same hall at 7.45 p.m.  The Order of Owls is a secret society  of good fellows who believe in love and  laughter and the kingdom of Heaven  on earth. They pay sick and accident  benefits, bury the dead and furnish  doctors for their sick brothers.  Manager Roberts, of the Jewel  mine, is still away in Colorado, where  he went with a ca.r of Jewel ore, lo  learn, if possible, the best process to  install for treatment of the same.  When this is determined, it is understood that the Scotch owners of the  property will inst.ill - the  equipment for treatment.  necessary  Stoping is now going on at the 225-  foot level of the Crescent mine, in Skylark camp, preparatory to the beginning  of ore shipments to the Trail   smelter.  Manager Thomas, of the Dominion.  Copper Co. stated to the Pioneer  yesterday that he had heard nothing  yet regarding the resumption of mining and smelting by his company.  At the Granby's Curlew opening,  work is progressing steadily on the  electrical installation, but it will probably be a few weeks yet before it is  ready for constant use and the electric  trolley is completely installed  B. C. Copper Co.'s annual meeting  was scheduled to be held last Tuesday  at Charlestown, West Virginia, when a  new board of directors was to be  chosen. The meeting was understood  to be a formal one, to comply with the  laws.  I>ast week the new 500 h.p. motor  for the B. C. Copper Co.'s Mother  Lode mine, arrived in Greenwood from  the Canadian General Electric Co.,  of Hamilton, Ont. It will be used,  when installed, for driving the new air  compressor at the mine.  Announcement is made in eastern  papers that the recent assignment of  Warner Miller, president of the Dominion Copper Co., will have no effect  whatever on the company itself, for the  reason that Mr. Miller's holdings in  the company were now very small.  Last Monday was the monthly payday at the Granby mines for January,  when approximately $50,000 was distributed in wages here. Probably  $30,000 more was paid out in Grand  Forks on the same day. January was  a 3 i-day month, and a large number of  men were employed for the entire  month.  Frederick Keffer, engineer for the  B. C. Copper Co., was at the company's Lone Star and Washington  mine, across the line in Washington, a  few days ago, for the purpose ol put-  ing a few men at work on development. A diamond drill has also been  sent to this property and some bore  holes will be put in. Il is understood  the Lone Star is standing up well under development by Mr. Keffer, the  results being very satisfactory thus far.  Killed by Eating Lye.  Last Sunday the four year old son of  James Fisher found some lye at home  and ate ft 'when' Wis' father- was not  looking, his mother being absent at a  neighbor's. Dr. Dickson was quickly  called, and everything was done for the  little sufferer. He was removed to the  hospital, but death relieved his sufferings Monday night. The funeral was  held Thursday afternoon.  The Fisher family, who now live on  Granby place, have been exceedingly  unfortunate. A few weeks ago they  were burned out in the Gus. B. Larson  cottage, where they lived then, not  being able to save even their personal  effects before the fire made such headway as to destroy nearly everything.  Notwithstanding the various shutdowns'which the plants of the Granby  Consolidated, British .Columbia and  Dominion Copper companies were  forced to undergo last year by reason  of coke shortage and inability to secure  adequate transportation facilities between mines and smelters, the shipments of copper from the District of  panada were but little under receipts  of copper in United States from that  section during the preceeding year, the  1907 shipments to American refineries  being 29,423,857 pounds, against 30,-  375.924; pounds in the previous 12  months. * 'p-x/./.p  The amount of ores, however, sent  to the United States from British Columbia was 100% greater than in 1906,  totaling 127,340 tons, against 56,185  tons in the year before.  A review of the copper shipments to  the United States refineries of the Boundary district copper last year is shown  below (in pounds):  January .-. .3,410,115  February...........   ...     467,776  March    2,818,482  April......... .. ���'..... .3,8 5 6,74a  May.    1,496,964  June  .-.....   1,277,637  July.....    ... .':.-.'. ���'������.'3,361,57$  August   4,185,560  September    1,285,230  October .3,524,070  November  . .   2,437i*33  December    ....   *8oa,o8s  Year, 1907  29,4'*3>85'S  Year, 1906  30��37Si9*��4  * Falling off in December reflects  shut-down of all plants.  A masquerade carnival will be given  next Tuesday evening at the Grand  Forks skating rink for the benefit of  the provincial anii-tubercolosis fund.  A feature of the event will be a hockey  match between teams from the local  lodges of Odd Feljows and Knights of  Pythias.  'Latest Prices in Meiai*  Nbw York���Copper, electrolytic, *13.-  00 @   $13.25; lake.   $13.25 @ $13.50.  B.ir Silver, 56%  Lead,   $3 65 @ ��3.75.  Spuliar, $4.65 % $4.75.  Five man OJrf�� FsrrtMili.  Mrs. Murdock Mclntyre presented  her husband with a daughter, last Sunday, February 9th, at the residence on  Dominion avenue.  Mrs. Angelo Schulli presented her  husband with a girl at the Phoenix  hospital last Tuesday, February 10th.  Mrs. Abe Trombley was made the  happy mother of a daughter at the hospital, Monday, February 9th.  John Miller's wife presented him  with a payday girl on Tuesday, February 10th, at their home on Aetna  avenue.  Born, to the wife of E. Hopkins,  January 20th, a girl.  lastllnie Meets March 4 at Ottawa.  President F. Keffer and Sec. H.  Mortimer-Lamb give notice that the  tenth annual general meeting of the  Canadian Mining Institute will be held  at the Russell house, Ottawa, March  4th to 6th, 1908. Regular business  will be transacted, including reading of  reports and the election of officers.  H. E. T. Haultlain, of Ontario, and  Milton T. Hersey, of Montreal, are  candidates for the position of secretary-  treasurer, in addition to Mr. Lamb.  The latter is well known in British  Columbia, having been the first editor  of the Boundary Creek Times and  afterwards of the B. C. Mining Record.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE  February ij, 'o8  <ur<  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor 1900. for fool  190a. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, ana 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Past  Mink.            1900     1901       1902       1903       1904  . Granby Mines.... 64.553 23>.763 309,858 393.7��8  549.7��3  'Snowshoe-..-       197     1,731   30,800   71,an   1905  653,8S9  1906  801,404  8,426  1907  613.537  135.001  1908   Week  '05,931     i�� 5*8 i  400  99,034 141,326 138,079  47,<��5    14,811 19,3*5  650     8,530 aa.937   ��� '5.537  802     7,455    15,731  5SO  150  560  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother L<xle���_   s>34<>  B C Mine...... 19,494  Ktuma H    Oro Denoro .... ~   Bonnie Belle -   Dom  Cop. Co....  Br'lclyn-Stem-    Idaho-  -   Kavrbidc   Sunset-  -   Mountn Rose -.  Athelstan     1,200  Morrison -    JK. Bell   Senator   SBrey Fogle   Reliance- - ....  Sulphur King��� ....  Winnipeg ... 1,076 1,040 785  a Golden Crown...     2,250          625  9 King Solomon  875    A 3ig Copper ���.  ~ No. 7 Mine  665     482  City of Paris       2,000    Jewel        160        350   2.060  Kiveiaide-   Carmi       890  Sally   Kambler -   Butcher Boy ~��. *~.  Duncan   Providence ���      319  Klkhorn   Slrathxnoie._   Golden Kagle   .  Preston   ��� Prince Henry.,.   . . Skylark   l��ast Chance   K. P. O. Mine...    Bay   Mavis _ -  I > Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby-   Republic   M iscellaneous...  174,298   M7.S76  37.960  16,400  9.48s  3.007  105,900  1488  11 S04  J.��77  208,321  ��� ,712  18,274  14.481  3 ���'.350     55.73'  3,o;o  3.J50  5.646  3,339  4.586  363  3.450     364  33  ��,435  "���""**���*  25,108  3.056  4.747  140.685  2.960  26,032  48,390  3.5S6  43.*9S  ���.*53  64.173  3��.��70  3��.��S8  649  1.833  13  150  586  79  ...30  145  943  400  167  80    3.33��      3.456      3��5  500  726  3*5  5��  50  300  60  750  77o  ��50  535  6S9  35S  73  20  40  ......30  106  76  .1  1.X40  40  140  <5  58*  90  "65  40  700  55  60  30  45  500  Total, tons  96.600390,800503,876690.419819,808   933,5481,1&1.537 1.148,237 105,931 19,588 j  ' Smelter treatment���                                                         ��������� ,        '  Granby Co 62,387   230,828 512,340 4ot.oJt 5^,252   687,088 828,879    637,626 103,28? 16,200 t  B.C.CopperCo  117,611 148.600 162.513 110.4S4 210^30 123.740     341.95*  Dom. Cop. Co       '3^.570   30.930   84,059 218,8m     153.439       ��-  Total reduced.. 62,389 348,439 460,940 697404 837,666 9B2.R77 1,172,4301,133,017 103,288 16,320 '  .'I'M*';:  '.��#11  Jp �����,)! ;(i.i!.-i-1  -I"- i ^iMsf ��� f ..''���'.���'f��l  WW  ���NJjv; trtr*. -uiunk^  xlUP^f'iipi  ���'���:S��V-t-:;,>  - ���&%  '���-%���  m- THE   PHOENTX   PTOWSKR.  m  mm  Si*'  J����  /"^HALK dust is fine and  ..^^ white, but it won't  make good bread. Fine,  white flour is all right as  far as it goes, but if it  lacks nutrition its other  qualities amount to nothing  as far as baking is concerned.  BOTH SIDES OF  LEM1EUXACT  Royal Household Floor  is not only the finest and  purest of flours but also  the most nutritious. It is  milled by a process which  gives you all,of the nutritious properties of the  wheat in the best form for  your use. You can get it  from youi grocer.  Ogflvle Honr Mills Co., Lti.  MONTREAL.  " Ogilvte's Book for a Cook," contains 130 pages of excellent recipe*,  acme never published before. Yon*  grocer can tell you how to get it FRBB.  The Phoenix, Pioneer  And Boundary Mining TouraeJ,  .,,    IMUBD CMATUBDAYB BV T����  PIONEER PUBLISHING, CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C'  W. ���. WILLCOX. Manager.  ',.    S ,. > 1    ;  ���  T.i��i..u. 1 HiialneM offlce No. 14,  T'lSP.?0.??*! I ManBter-B reaMence. No. 15.  ���UMCBirTIOHB IN ADVAItCB.  rerYear Js.os  ���litiMonUis:. 1.1.15  Id the'finked States, per year��� ��� ������ a.50  ft 11> (V'j-   ' ���     I  -  P;> (*rt     ( -'I *  Iiyou'sC e not a subscr ber to this paper, this  1st ���* IbVQaUon to you to become one. '' 1  the second-class postal privileges between Canada and United States, by  simply increasing those rates eight  hundred fold, is beginning to see the  error of his ways, and some reforms are  yet likely. He is a good man who  acknowledges he is wrong.  Is it not a pretty spectacle? The  ���'Solid Seven" Liberal members from  this province at Ottawa strongly speechifying against Asiatic immigration to  British Columbia, and then���when the  party lash is applied���voting in the  house as the leaders dictate? At Victoria, meanwhile, the Liberals manfully join the Conservatives in passing  the Natal act, to accomplish what they  How It   Worked  In  Practice*  In   Rossland,   Boundary  the Similkameen.  and  Wrillen by Prank A Hobs, managerofilie I'aly  Reduction Co..Ltd., HMlley, B C for the Milling and Scientific Press, r  While the Canadian Industrial Disputes Investigation Act of 1907, popularly known as the Lemieux Act,, is in  most respects as novel and prudent as  President, Eliot declares it to he, and  although it deserves all the good tilings  said of it in December McClures, yet  those of us that operate under it know  that in some of its practical and unexpected effects it is very burdensome to  the employer. >',  The crucial test of any statute 'comes  with an atleinpt to enforce its penal  clauses. If this fails with respect to all  parties, then the statute itself becomes  a dead letter; but if a penal clause is  enforcible as to one party and not as  to the other, then the statute instantly  menaces the first party at the hands''cf  the second, and this is precisely what  happens in the case of the Lemieux  /'ct. It is operative as to responsible  employers but is practically inoperative  to employees. President Eliot, himself,  evidently saw this feature of the act  since, in his conclusions, he says that it  is an interesting question how the penal  clauses of the act are to be enforced,  although it would appear from the remarks following that he had reference  more to legal procedure than punishment.  The Lemieux Act is premature.  Admirably conceived, formulated with  cold impartiality, its influence over the  industrial world will be inversely' proportional to the degree of immunity  from prosecution which, in practice,  the irresponsible employee will be  found to enjoy. Stated another way,  there is nothing in this act that makes  it practically possible to penalize men  that own nothing and   that  are  con-  for you are to ba found in a bottle  of Bovril,  "Boyril" contains all that is  good in beef. It not only feeds  you but it enables you to get tbe  full value out of your ordinary  diet.;"/  Sold by your Dimggist and Grocer  in bottles containing z oz.,2 ozs.,  4 ozs., 8 ozs., end 16029.       ��*,  clauses to frighten the nomadic miner,  for every mine-manager knows that  when he wishes to quit work, he simply  quits and that is all there is to.it. He  has no need to 'strike' for. he is full of  plausible excuses, born' of a cosmopolitan experience, and his ^inalienable  rights' are strongly safeguarded.  All this was clearly illustrated during the late unpleasantness at Crow's  Nest Pass and, only a fe\y days ago, iti  the Boundary country of British Columbia. In the lattei; district, the  practical effect of the Lemieux Act was  to prevent all reference to wages by the  managers, before shutting down , the  numerous copper mines and smelting  plants in their charge. It had been  rumored that the men .would reject any  proposal involving a return to the old  scale notwithstanding that the miners  of Butte, Montana, had; already done  so on' November 1, in strict accordance  with their agreements which were based  upon eighteen-cent copper. The men  of the Boundary claimed , that they,  themselves, had signed no such agreement, although it was well known that  the Boundary scale depended entirely  upon that of Butte, and it was a matter  of common belief that both, hinged  upon the price of copper..  By the terms of the Lemieux Act,  therefore, had any attempt been,.made  by the managers to  close down, their  been rejected and before a commision  under the act  had   heard  all   the evidence in the case, it   would   have l,ii<*  each   of   the   companies,   liable   ti  niaximun fine of a $1,000 per day, aivl  they were  all   thoroughly responsible  There was nothing  to be done,   therefore except  carefully   to  avoid  all re  ference  to  wages and   the   compan.i.'  confronted   by   the   alternative of  in  definite delay incident to official invesii  gation  or  of a  complete   shut-down  pending efforts for better terms, chose  the latter.    Within a few hours, every  wheel in the district had   stopped, immense   plants   were   boarded, up and  thousands  of men,   over confident. of  their power, suddenly found themselves  without employment.  The   fate of the  Boundary  count'  m ide a deep impression upon the iii  of Rossland, for  on November 26,'  a  referendum   vote,   they   decided. 1  accept the old scale and so .announce  their decision to the managers, althou.-1  'the latter had made   no move 'bcyo'v  intimating urn fficially that   under   ti. ���  scale then existing all work would &<���'/.  on December r.    Fear of the Lemieu  Act thus brought  about two diaint-11 ,  cally opposite results, vin the  one c-i  paralyzing  all   business,  and   in   'I  other, a few miles  away,   adding !<���  '  through a return of confidence  and > ____________________  removal of suspense. ���. **""". ..." ,=  But in the Similkameen division of employer from ill-advised or wilful iicts  British Columbia this same fear .of of employees or their accredited repre-  consequences to responsible employers sentatives. Stated otherwise, it is'high  brought about still another condition! time for politicians to cease dodging  of affairs for, all official discussion of, this issue and for irresponsible trade  wages being barred, the men of this unions to perfect their organizations to  section ignored the wise  procedure of such.an extent  that  each   individual  mmmmmmmm  There is never a question as to  the absolute purify and health-  fulness oi food raised with  bakingpoWder  A pure, cream of tartar powder  Its fame is world wide  No alum; no phosphate of lime  AdvertLljUK rates furnisheo. on application,  tega! wtteea no and 5 ceata per line. -^  ��� ���  Foot weekly Insertion* constitute one month'*  '-tt Vna;  if  ...J'i   -. C,    _i  U   --    .'     -  .<���*  ->   *'     -  '1908  ��� ism ma .  ITEB.  IQ08  ' f.'i '  $�����. Hta.  Taaa. Wed  Thu. Fr,.  "Sat.  1 I  ,J  !Xi-3  r  4    5  6.     7-  1  8  ���9    10  ~n   12  t  13    *4  ?5  v- *?  18   19  20      31  t  22  *$ , *4  as    a6  27      28  -,  stantly     changing    their    residences,  are satisfied their party will not accom-l There 1S nothing in its mandatory strike-' plants after a proposition to reducjs' had  plish at Ottawa.  Driving a long tunnel from Greenwood under -the mountain towards  Phoenix, is not a new idea, but getting  the plan' into working shape is new.  Such a tunnel,' whileitwould probably,  for many reasons, never reach 3?hpenix,  would be a splendid thing for Greenwood and many of the high grade  mines surrounding that place in a  glittering semi-circle. It is earnestly  to be hoped that the enterprising Chi-  ' I cago people who are back of the undertaking will have all the encouragement  needful .to carry it through. If the  tunnel is driven half a mile or a mile,  it should prove of great utility.  Who wasit tbat^remarked  that  the  "SolicLSeven" at.Ottawa are more like  s- tt-ffiL "��9iled, Seven.!' y;  'v  '   1    ~^tt: :   Yes, it's important���your subscription to - the Pioneer. Have you attended to it for 1908. Do it now, be-  fore'16'verlobking it again.  The"1 latest' is that  the   Dominion  ,   ���    ."r .-in' 1 ���,    ,i'j.    ������'!       -    ���{.   %>  elections5ar(e to be brought on, in June.  Byjhat time the four millions appropriated ' for seed wheat for farmers in  Alberta and Saskatchewan will   be do  ing good work, also.  King Carlos, of Portugal, the glut-  toh/isli dead one, having been gath-  ere8 to" his "fathers bythe' cold lead  route. I'he revolutionists put away  the king and his son in short measure,  bin a republican form of government  will hardly obtain in Portugal yet.  rA subscription to the Pioneer is  offered to "the one who can explain  what the Greenwood Times means  wjien it says that - the Pioneer has an  ecclesiastical prompter, who is also a  a member of the curling fraternity of  Greenwood. Now, don't all speak at  once. ^   -Hon. Lemieux, our polite postmaster-  general, who about a year ago cut out  D. J. Matheson  Sneixvmce Hgent  FIRB,       UDFK,  _ t it      rl  A>fr>  ACCIIJKMT.  FIDELITY    BONDS.  CO.MVHSSIO.VBR    FOR  PLATK  AFFIDAVITS ::  OLA88  TAKING  PHOENIX,   B.C.  mm***********  mmi***ma+*m+$m**fMaM  Greenwood   Liquor  Go.   t     . 1    -  - ���     a\   ,��� ��� .it-..    7"  We furnish the trade all over chc   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  JS**********t***i  Skin Protection  ,. Porskin comfort, skin health,  ���kin beauty and for protection  against hard' water,' strong  sun and wind use  "Baby's Owoi  Soap*  It Is the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, women  and men.  Its daily use keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.   a4_ ,  ; Albert Soaps Ltd. Kirs*  ��� Montreal. \  Bewareqf'imitations and substttutts.  As w��s ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  attogaanrnm  Jas. McCreatfi & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.    i-Wiiii��*nis%*3iiiip^  the Rossland miners and, relying upon  the 30-day clause for another month of  high pay, refused to return to the  scale now made general by the Rossland vote, and thereby imposed an unjust loss upon their employers whom  they knew to be helpless, since a shutdown, as in.the Boundary case, was inadvisable. ���.���....  These examples, in contradistinction  to those cited by'. President Eliot, will  serve to show the other side of the  Lemieux Act; and while they certainly  indicate a weakness somewhat, it may  be doubted whether the weakness lies  in the act itself rather than in the absence of complementary, or preparatory,  legislation necessary to give the act  full force and effect.  With this possibility in mind, the  Industrial Disputes Investigation Act  of 1907 was, in the beginning of this  article, characterized as premature. No  one who has ever been party to a  serious industrial dispute will hesitate  to advocate legislation that will render  organized , labor equally, responsible  with its' employers, legally and financially; nor will he for a moment doubt  that what is most needed to complete  the usefulness of the act in question is  another act. or series of acts, compelling organized labor to incorporate, to  own property, to maintain a guarantee  fund as indemnity against loss to   the  member thereof may go into court wilh  clean hands, equally responsible with  his employer, in every way.  Nor is this at all impracticable or  difficult. Combinations^ pf labor are  henceforth as inevitable as combinations of capital; but it must never be  forgotten that, as the late John Marshall said, "It is not sale to trust to  human cupidity when it has the opportunity to aggrandize itself at! the  expense of others."  To require labor organizations to incorporate, therefore, would result hi  immediate improvement in their internal discipline; and each member,  being made to feel his personal responsibility in the acts of his representatives,  would soon learn to choose his leaders  for their business ability and integrity  alone and not for oratorical powers;or  physical prowess. When this happens,  as it must, and when labor leader meets  business manager on an equal footing,  each representing responsible interests  and each capable of understanding the  other, then will all industrial disputes  begin to solve themselves almost automatically, if held in check by laws as  prudent and comprehensive as the  Lemieux Act. But without this equality  of legal and financial responsibly it is  useless to pile statute on statute for, as  Kipling says, it is only when the'pocket-1  book is touched that ','things happen." .  Are You The Man?  Miny sort of feller >r<iiii  round  to make  and all  TI101-/8  ihu ttoiinli'Y tlirouyli  A-tulkin' of the future in a way  you blue;'  A-prcflictrn'   woes  nnd   panics  kin:ls of clrci'lful nhocks,  And i'-bliuniii' folks in Wull  Street anil  'coiideihnin' ilcnl? in Btoc.ks;  Sayin'oiir financial system.in a struniuiu  full of faults,  And a-callia' in bis money and a-lockin'  it in vault",  And   with  wish   lo  bring him forward  and convert him if we.can  Wo are Hoekin' information���  Say, aro you the man?  Shucks I    Don't let a  little flurry from  .   the clouds u-passin' by  Mnke you ihink tile storm" has covered  .all the broad financial sky;  You would ,8ee the sun  Htilf'ehinin' if  you'd just, poke out your head;  Stop a-conntin' up your   lotibee; count  ,'. your.bli*isin's, up instead;  Trouble finds the mini who falters sooner  ���    than the man who lights; '  Quit your talk'-of roinin' panics; help  jitattttin' tliiiitra to  Let'', a," little   cheerful   confidoni-e,   not  . '. ..."(jambliri', bo your plan  Now to gave the siuiuljoii���  Say, u-e you llin man?-  ���Buite InlHi-Mountain.  SHliOH'S  Quick ease for the worst cough���quick  relief  to the heaviest   cold���-and   SAFE  to take, even for a child,    g-t  That   is . Shiloh's   Cure.    VjUreS  Sold  under a guarantee    CoildllS  to cure colds and coughs     ��v   g~,    ��,  quicker   than   any   other.  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Bill  THAT  LEOUS  IS CUBED BY  Mother Seigel's Syrup, which  acts, directly on the liver  and stomach, quickly restoring them to healthy natural  action, and thus it cures  biliousness and indigestion.  WHITS  Introduced la (be Honse by  Member.  A bill has beeh introduced into the  House by J. Mclnnes,   entitled an act  to prevent descrimination against mem  bers of trade   unions.    It provides as  follows:  " It shall be unlawful for any person,  firm or corporation, or any one acting  on their behalf, to make or enter into any agreement, either oral or written,  by the terms of which any employee of  such person, firm or corporation, or  any person about to enter the employ  of such person, firm or corporation, as  a condition for continuing or obtaining  iuch employment, shall promise or  agree not to become, or cease to continue to be, a member of any labor organization or trade union.  It  shall  be unlawful for any  employer or   employers  of labor,   or any  per.��,on working on their behalf, to ask  any person seeking employment, or any  person already employed   by such employer or employers,  any question  or  questions that, would divulge or  tend  to divulge as to whether such emrloyee  or prospective  employee  was  or was  not a member of a labor  organizalion  ,    Any employer or employers of labor,  or any  person acting on their   behalf,  who contravenes.the provisions of this  act shall be liable to,a  penalty not exceeding one hundred  dollars  nor less  than fifty dollars.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  J month takes the  Phoenix  Pioneer  to  any postoffice on earth.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.  D.   McKENZIE,  Manager.  Socialist       Dominion Av��\,  Phoenix, B C.  Pkoea-fa:-  **a*spi  Gteenwood ^-^ ���^���^'^ v  ��-wI si JIG  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860.000  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  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Vancouver.tiad a school attendance  of 7,493 in Jfwiuary.  At Revelstoke more train crews are  being put to vrbrk.  The nth winter carnival, at Rossland was a great success.  The government is stocking the  Queen Charlotte Islands with deer.  This summer five, and'1 possibly six,  iteamers will run on the Skeena  river.  VV. H. Walker is returning to En-  derby  to once  more start a weekly  paper.  The Port Esuington Sun is moving  to Prince Rupert, in opposition to the  limpire.  Members of the legislative assembly  are to have salaries raised from $800  $1,200.  Milk dealers of Vancouver are being  investigated by the health department  of that city.  One hundred . miles of the Grand  Trunk Pacific in British Columbia  will cost $7,000,000.  The mills of this province sold last  year half a billion-feet of lumber, being much less than in 1906.  The old channel of Lightning-creek  in Cariboo has been found and is  yielding $75 in gold to the yard.  January fees for timber licenses at  Victoria were $347,266--the greatest  in the history of the province for one  month. ������    V  F. Brett and G. D. Hall, landscape  gardners. of Boston, are at Prince  Rupert, to lay out the town����te in the  approved style. *  There is quite a stampede to the  placer diggings recently lound north  east ol Hazelton. The gold is coarse  and the diggings shallow.  The British Columbia Southern  railway has been granted an extension  of five years in which to build its road  from Cranbrook to Golden.   , ���  .W  Peruna  Cures  Catarrh  Wherever  Located.  Cores "Woman's Weal messes.  V7e reter to that boo: 1 to we xk, nervous,  guflering women kno' vn as Dr. Plerce'a  Favorite Prescription.  Dr. John Fyfo one ot the Editorial Staff  ol The Eclectic "Medical, Ekvikw s��ys  0/ Unicom root (HeUmlos DJoico) which  la one of the chief ingralienU. of the "Favorite Prescription"-:  ��A remedy which invariably acta as anter-  tne invlg-orabor * * * makes for normal activity of-tbe entire reproductive system."  Ho continues "In llelonlas we have a medicament wblcb more fully answers tbe above  purposes than any other drug with which I am  acquainted. In tbe treatment of diseases peculiar to women It is seldom that a case Is  seen which does not present some Indication  for this remedial acont." Dr. Fyfe: further  says: *Th��*ollpwine.are amonir the.leadln��L  Indications for lloionTos (Unicorn root]. Pain  or aching- In tlio back, wltb .>leucorrhcea:  atonic (weak) condition*, of tbe reproductive  organs ot liomcn. mental depression and irritability, afcsoclatrjd wtttf chronic diseases of  the reproductive orsans of women; constant  sensation at heat In the recion of the kidr  neys; meiyorrhagtd (floodlnc). due to a weakened condition of/the reproductive system;  amecorrDjpaqKurArcSsed or absent monthly  perlody,>*��6irr8rfnjm or accompanying an  abnosntn condition of the dlcestlve organs  " iitemlc (thin blood) habit: dntjgint  ���ensfljAons in the extreme lower pan of tba  If more or less of the above symptoms  0 <saDJwjEMIi.n31t! ���ki'/Oim.wiai.sM. r.  ���fw-ra-n* a, VeoMuty in the Home.  J. B. Alexander, Publisher of tbe  "Trait and Floral, Guide, A Magazine  of Horticulture," published In Hartford  City, Ind., aava of Peruna:  "I waa afflicted with catarrh of tbe  throat and head for oyer ten years. 1  waa treated bjr many physicians, but  grew worse until I was seldom able to  go out In cold weather.  "About one year ago I was advised to  try Perana, which I did, and I am now  entirely well of the catarrh.  "Peruna la m nacmsslty In our home.  With the tint symptoms ot a cold we  uae It, mod mre nhver afflicted with cm*  tarrb.  "I advise all who are afflicted with  catarrh to try Peruna. There is certainly nothing equal to it as a catarrh  medicine."���J. B. Alexander.  Fe-ru-n* ia a Systemic -Remedy.  If Peruna will cure catarrh In one  place, It will cure it In any other place,  because It U a systemic remedy.  Pe-ru-na Always on Hand.  Mr. Fred Schnoll i*kevlew, Erie Co..  N. Y., writes:  " I had been a sufferer for more than  thirty years with catarrh of the Intestines.   I had used a great deal of mecll  cine   to  no  avail, so I decided to try  Perana.  "/ timve now used thirteen bottles  and can give you the Joy fui tidings that  I have no more trouble. I always 'keep  Peruna on hand.' '���Fred. Schnell.  The people generally are very mnch  misinformed as to the nature of catarrh.  Catarrh is usually believed to be confined to the head, nose and throat. Latterly we sometimes hear of catarrh of  tho stomach and catarrh of the bladder.  Seldom, if ever, do we hear of catarrh of  any other organs.  It is not because these organs are not  subject to catarrh, nor that catarrh of  these organs is not a very common disease, but simply because it is not generally known that affections of these  organs may be due to catarrh.  Had Catarrh Thirty Years,���Pe-ru-na  Cured Him.  Mr. Gustav M. Schmidt, Spring Valley,  111., writes:  " I nod catarrh of tho head and throat  for over thirty years. It became worse  every yoar.  "About three months ago I commenced  to tako Peruna and Manalin, and now I  am entirely.cured of that troublesome  sicKness. Your medicine 1? suroly a  blessing to mankind. ���  " You can truly say that you have not  lived In vain, Doctor, and J thank you  for tho good you have done me. May  you enjoy a long life to help suffering  humanity."--Gnstav M. Schmidt.  Dr. Hartman Makes Personal Use of  Pe-ru-na.  In speaking of his own personal use  of Peruna, Dr. Hartman says:  "For a number of years my professional duties have compelled me to be  much on the road, traveling long distances by rail, night and day, exposed  to all kinds of vicissitudes, sleeping and  eating in different hotels continually,  and through It all I have preserved myself from any, derangement of the body  resulting from catching cold.  "At the slightest evidence of a cold, a  few doses of Peruna invariably checked  it."  A Farmer's Talk to Farmers.  Before Br. Hartman began the study  of medicine he was a farmer boy: He  was brought up on a farm in Southern  Pennsylvania.  He belonged to that industrial, successful class of farmers known as the  Pennsylvania Hutch, the best farmers  in the world.  It was here that ne early learned the  lesson of pulling obnoxious things ont  by the roots.  Dr.  Hartman'i Method of Treating  Catarrh.  Naturally, when he began the study  of medicine his mind turned instinctive  ly toward the removing of causes. He  could not content himself with doctoring symptoms any more than his enterprising father could have contented  himself by pulling off the tops of weeds  to eradicate them from the soil.  The Doctor turned his attention early  to the science of removing the cause of  diseases, believing thatobnoxious symptoms would disappear if the cause of the  disease was removed.  In other words, Dr. Hartman applied tbe common sense of the practical  farmer to medicine, and after much  experimentation Peruna waa compounded.  The sensible farmer does not think o'  cutting off the tops of weeds to kill  them.   He pulls them up by the roots.  Dr. Hartman Interested in Farming  Notwithstanding Dr. Hartman's busy  professional career, he still continues to  be interested In farming. He la the  owner and manager of one of the largest  farms in the State of Ohio, with several  thousand acres of the best tilled land in  the Middle West, and with hundreds of  the best blooded percheron horses ever  Imported or raised in this conn try.  Dr. Hartman relies upon Peruna entirely in "*" "���* "1-r~TPiir 1r Mr oym  family.  Geo. H. Thompson, Raleigh, Mlak,  writes:   '; .-''  '��� ���':'    ' .   "*"''  " I have been eared of catarrh bjr yon*  medicines, Peruna and Manalin. I had  been affected with catarrh of tia  stomach about all my life, and was,  taken bad every spring and summer.  "I ased several kinds of patent me4��.  ones, bat they did me no good.   I then  took a treatment under an If. D., whlolh  did me but little good.   By this time /  had got where I could eat nothing bfct  a little soup.   I had ������vera pains, h��4  lost in weight and could not do anything. ���    .*�����.  'I began taking   your   medicines,  Peruna and Manalin.   I then weighed  126 pounds, but after taking417 bottle*  of Peruna and one bottle of Manalin^ I  weighed 166poonds.   -      .'      " "-""*-*  ������lam now at work on tha farm ami'  fetl well all ot tbe time. I eat all I  want to and my Mends say that I took,  better than ever before. ��� I will aver,  praise Peruna for Its healing ptmar.'f.  Qeo. ti. Thompson. -<--.-r^  A reward of $10,000 has been deposited  in the Market Exchange Bank, ColunK  bus, Ohio, as a guarantee that the aboy��  testimonials are genuine! that wf bold'  In bur possession auUiedtlo lettsn osev  tifying to the same.  er man latco  TKe leading lngredi-  Pre^criPH6ri.-7me-5r ...�� .,.��.....* ...���...,..  entsof WKlcTi Is Unicorn root, or uelonlas,  and the medical properties of which It  most faithfully represents.  Of Golden Seal root, another prominent  ingredient of "Favorite Prescription,"  Prof. Finley Ellingwood, M. D., of Bennett Medical College, Chicago, say3:  "It is an Important remedy In disorders ot -  the womb.   In all catarrhal conditions ��� ���  and general enfeoblement. li Is useful."  IrYof. John M. Scudder, M. D., lata of  Cincinnati, says of Ooiden Seal root:  "In relation to its general effects on the  system, there te.no medicine in use about toMeJk  there it such general unanimity of opinion. It  Is univtrmUv regarded as the tonic useful m\  all dobUltated states." _   "    _       '  Prof. R. Bartholow, M. D.. of Jefferson  Medical College, says of Golden Seal:  "Valuable in uterine hemorrh  rhscla (flooding) and congestive  rhcea (painful menstruation).'*  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription faithfully represents all tho abovo named ingredients and euros the diseases for which  they are recCmmondod.  Buster's Philosophy.���XIX.  Resolved, that everything is just  your point of view. Aunt Abigail can't  see any fun in going to a fire, and I  think it is great. \Vhich shows us that,  as we grow older, we graduate from  school, then from one thing after another, until the old things seem foolish  to us. Whatever we do, let us improve. Don't let us stand still. Try  to learn something each day or do  something that counts. Life is too  short to waste your time and health.  ���'"IH>M>M��t<tet����MI��t' '  PLAIN TALK FROM TUB DOCTOR  A prominent physician, famous for  his success in tho treatment of kidney and bladder troubles, stated that  to the following prescription is due a  groat deal of his success:  One ounce fluid extract dandelion;  One ounce compound salatone;  Pour  ounoea  compound   syrup  sarsaparilla.  Mix and take a teaspoonful after  meals   and   at   bedtime,   drinking  plenty of water.  This mixturo will, he says, positively oure any diseases arising from  weak, clogged or inactive kidneys,  and will assist those organs to  cleanse tho blood of the poisonous  waste matter and aoids, which if  allowed to remain, cause lumbago,  lame baok, rheumatism nnd soiatica,  find at the same time will r.storo the  kidnuya to healthy normal action.  The ingredients, which are purely  vegetable and entirely harmless, can  be procured from any good druggist  and mixed at kerne at very little coat.  This advice will undoubtedly ba  muoh appreciated by many readorr.  ANOTHER MAMMOTH  MERGER OF MINES  Story Sent Out From Grand  Forks.  The following story of a�� proposed  merger of Franklin camp mines, from  Grand Forks., was printod recently in a  Vancouver paper, and is given for what  it is worth:  "A mammoth mining merger affecting nearly all the principal properties  in Franklin camp and entailing an expenditure of nearly a quarter of a  million dollars is at present under contemplation and may materialize if the  New York company which is at present  working the Maple Leaf property  finally takes up the present bond. It'  is stated from inside sources that as  soon as the present bond of $125,000  is lifted on the Maple Leaf, the same  company will endeavor to secure the  Gloucester group, the White Bear  group, as well as the M. S. and several  other well known properties in the immediate vicinity. These properties  would all be worked by the same company. At the present time a small  force of miners is at work on the  Maple Leaf, and it is stated that it has  been decided to run a long tunnel on  the property.  "In the event of the mining merger  being completed the Maple Leaf Mines,  Ltd., would also undertake the erection  of a smelting plant in Franklin camp  and thus do away with the necessity of  shipping, the ore some fifty miles to  the Granby smelter. The ores of  Franklin camp are as a general rule  low grade, but could be treated at a  good profit by the Franklin camp  smeller."  MINERAL ACT.  AVERAGE  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT I OB.  Monte Grand & California Fraction mineral  claim, situate in Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  Where located���Greenwocd Camp.  TAKE NOTI0K that I, Forbes M. Kerby ac  Agent for John Mulligau, Free M'ner's Certificate,    NO.   P*rkar. ..J..1-...&,.mtm.j- tlwyw ; ft-rrnl-Ualc  nercor. to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Imptovementa, for the purpose oi  obtaining a Crown Grant oi the above claim.  And further Take Notice thai action, under  Section 37. mast be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this 37th day of June, A D., 1907.  17��� FORBBS M. KERBY. Aarnt.  PRICES OF  ���New York���  Electrolytic.  COPPER.  Lake.  Month. 1906  January  18.31'  February  17.8'l  March  18 30  April  18.37  Mav   18.45  Juno . ..... .-.    18.-44-  Julv      18.19  August    18 43  September...  19.14  October 21.27  November... 21.9!)  December.... 23.03  1907  1906  1907  24.56  18.41  24.88  24.93  18.11  25.20  25.07  18.64  25.47  24.27  18.63  24.87  24.15  18.72  25 17  22.S2  18 71  24.01  22.12  18;68 -  31.31  18.35  18.61  18.25  15.56  19 29  16.04  13.12  2L.71  13 57  13.37  22.34  13.62  12.16  23.38  19.39  Best Slock of  FURNITURE, RUGS, Etc.  ever Bhown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show   a  larger  and  more varied stock than before  . .binns ;.'.  CANADIAN/-)  '"PACIFIC K>'  ���THE-  t  r  Year 19.36   20 14   19.60    2069  ��� C  STRICTLY BUSINESS  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a Favorite.  "We  prefer   Chamberlain's   Cough  Remedy to any other for our children,"  says Mr. L. J. Woodbury of Twining,'  Mich. "It has also done the work for.  us in hard colds and croup, and we:  take   pleasure  in    recommending   it." \  Old Timer done.  One of the best known old timers of  the Pacific Province has passed away  in the person of J. P. Allan, one of the  fathers of the Kootenay country, who  died recently at Spokane. Mr. Allan  was well known all through the interior as "Dad" Allan. His sons live  in the country around Slocan lake, and  "Dad" Allan, who was known from  Nelson to Princeton by all the old  timers, and had many mining interests.  You must meet a real want, or create  one, to have your advertising bring results.  .���  A frank telling   of  the truth that is  For sale by all druggists.  pertinent to the case describes   pretty  well a good advertisement.  *  It is not enough for the merchant to  talk in his advertisements. He must  make his goods talk, also.  "The brute circumstance" tyrannizes  over and rules a good many people,  but it is a more docile beast alter you  learn to advertise.  .���  A dollar saved in  advertising is not  always earned.    The most  costly dollar some advertisers ever possess is the  one they do not spend.  PMOEINIX    BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  Ask for our Bottled Beer  PnOI)P?S:s:j!  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C  Phoenix  Brewing Company  Props  Phoenix, B.  BINER & SONS,  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  C.  We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE In the Boundary.  Only Two Bits Per Month.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, lor a  short time, is only 25 cents per month.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office.   The most perlectly appointed Health  aud Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a corn-  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curativ;  properties of its waters are uncqualed.  For Curing all RhOumfltlc. Nervous and Musclar Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and StomHch  lllraents.  For Eliminating sit MelnlllePolssun from in  jystem  The grandeur ol .he scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests. IaIcsm.waterfalls,  iDoating. yachtiufi, fishing, shooting, excursit ns  teuuls. Its winter climate is unsurpassed foi  mildnets H/'RRY McINTOSH,  P'oprielor  Nelson Smeller Changes Hands.  Robert S. Day, of Victoria, on behalf of British bondholders, has taken  possession of the Hall Mining &  Smelting Company's plant, and the  Silver King mine, as well as all other  assets of the company at Nelson referred  to in the trust deed of the debenture  holders. Mr. Day is the receiver. He  is awaiting further cable instructions  from London, and nothing definite can  be said yet as to the future of the  property, although it is understood  that the smelter will be remodelled  and operated, and that the Silver King  mine will be worked. The property is  too valuable to remain idle much  longer without entailing great loss.  The plant has been closed down  since August last, and the present step  was not an unexpected one.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.  Press Clipping Humor.  Prof. Edmund Burke of the College  of the City of New York received a  letter from a press-clipping agency.  The letter informed tlie professor that  his patronage was desired, and that as  a sample of the work he would find enclosed a clipping from a speech by  President Roosevelt, in which he had  quoted the professor's words. Professor Burke read the clipping nearly-  through before he realized that the  President was quoting from Edmund  Burke's speech on ("Conciliation With  It la Certainly So.  What a medley of crosspurpose and  mixture of political motives   the immi-  grationdrama as played :it Victoria and  j Ottawa, presents.  The man who tries to  watch   both   at once   is apt to become  crosseyed,   while   if  he   accepts all he  sees and hears from mor*} appearances,  : he will be driven   to distraction   in an  ; effort to reconcile conflicting   motives.  ���B. C. Saturday Sunset.  born.���The Dominion Press- Clipping  Agency.  Neglected Colds Threaten  Life.  (From the Chicago Tribune.)  "Don't trifle with  a  cold," is good  advice for prudent   men   and   women.  It may be vital in the case of a   child.  Proper food, good ventilation, nnd dry,  warm clothing are the proper safeguards  the AmeTc7nCoTonies77deiivereda'bou't  against colds.    If they are maintained  100 years before Professor   Burke was  through   the   changeable   weather   of  -     -      -  - ���    -       autumn, winter and spring, the chances  , of a surprise from ordinary colds will  '' be slight. But the ordinary light cold  will become severe if neglected, and a  well established ripe cold is to the  germs of diphtheria what honey is to  the bee. The greatest menrce to child  life at this season of the year is the  neglected cold." Whether it is a child  fr adult, the cold slight or severe, the  very best treatment that can be adopted  istogiveChamberlam's Cough Remedy.  It is safe and sure. The great popularity and immense sale of this preparation has been attained by its remarkable cures of this ailment. A cold  never results m pneumonia when it is  given.    For sale by all druggists.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUBDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken   over  the  Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a  full  stock.  Through Sleeping and Diowino  Cars and High Class Tour;  ist   Sleepers   on  Through  Trains.  The Best ot Meals  ^_ and Attention  Try-  BANFF  SANITAK1UM  THIS WINTER.  Sulphur   Springs  and Unkx,-v  celled Accommodations.  ::    :  . . . Rates . . .  $2.50 per day and up.  Correspondence invited and cheerfully  answered.  Call on or write,  J. MOE, E. J. COYLE,  D. P. A., A. G. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.       Vancouver, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  DPvY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  (���phone *���)       Phoenix, B. C.  PHoeixix  Pioneer  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to De the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in tbe centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  I2.50, and more than one of its readers subsctibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.   Co.,   Phoenix, B.C.  NOTK���We havealevr Copies of the lust PIONBHR ANNUAL left, price   35ceuU  ���.nch. or si copy will be sent free to a new subscriber.  Certificate of Improvement*.  N O T I C B.  "Florence No. z Fractional" Mineral Claim,  situate in the Greenwood Mining Division or  Yalt district. Where located.'���In tireenwaed  camp.  TAKK NOTICK. that I, Isaac H. HaUctt, u  agent Tor Joseph J. Bassett, Free Miner's Certificate, No. B10176. intend, aixtv days from dat*  liereor, lo apply to the Mining Recorder for ���  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ol the above cla.m.  Aud further Take Notice that acUon, uader  Section 37, must be commenced before fcc  issuance of ouch Certificate ol ImpiovemenU.  Dated this  th day ol September, A.D., 10*7.  S>-         I. H. HALLHtT  MINERAL ACT.  (FottM F.)  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICK.  "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," "Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division or Yale nistrict. Where located���  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.'  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. HalleU, aa  Agent for Kaio E. Tacjcson, Free Miner's CertiS-  cate No. B 10056, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the abovecicims,  Aud lurtb-r Take Notice that actk-u, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates ot Improvement*.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44��� I. H. HALX.BTT.  ^^igL-^-^^-^-^-^sSiJ!^  f^jj*^ \j^n" vj��_* ^���� i^j_' ^' vt��_  LAND ACT.  Similkameen Land District. District of Yale.  TAKK NOTICK that Sahum.  Dundee, Bel-  fast, Ireland, occupation, Merchant, Intends to  apply for a special timber license over the following described lauds:  No. 3.���Commencing at a post planted about 6a  chains east from the soutfai-west corner post of  ! No 1 location, aud 011 its south side line, marked  ! Samuel Dundee's north-west corner post;  ' thence eust 40 chains; thence south ico chains;  I thence west 40 chalus; thence north 160 chains ta>  I the poiut of commencement, and obtaining 44*  acres, more or less.  SAMUBL DUNDP.B.  C. Dundee Agvat  Dated. 6tu No"erabrr, 1907.  m  il i  4h t  Km  1 CJ'  if  < AV  If  .%l  11  i-  i  .ip  MBiUBffllffi IT*  If  'Is ^ .  m\ ���  m  ill?  m\ Mm  WwM  I Iff!?'  ||Sp  Wife  II p|i|y.  111  ill-  lift  ilflP'  *#��  rilill.  a  I  I  lih  Iff  THE   PHOE^IN"   ���"TOH-'Ftni.  SHARP <&. IRVINE CO.  I OS Wall St.  UJROKKHS  ���SpoKane, Wash.  Wc Make Specialty  of the following Slocks, and we are always  in position to quote you the very best price  ���Spokane Inland Empire Railway (Common).  Spokane Inland Empire Railway (Prefeired).  B. C. Copper. Granby Smelters. Dominion Copper.  Snowstorm Mining.        Stewart Mining. American Telegraphone.  Marconi Wireless. United Wireless. International Coal & Coke.  Alberta Coal & Coke.     Galbraith Coal. Royal Collieries, Ltd.  Diamond Vale Coal.     Nipissing.  We Buy and Sell all Listed Stock.  THE HOUSEWIFE'S DELIGHT  IS A CUP OK DELICIUU5 AND REFRESHING  TEA  PACKED ONLY IN SEALED LEAD PACKAGES TO PRESERVE ITS MANY EXCELLENT QUALITIES.  -Q*  leading Hotel of Boundary's Loading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C,  New and Up-to-date . j   .   11.MaC.TrD  Centrally Located, ��_ ���OMA&ItK  Good Sample Rooms, a** Proprietor.  IMP PACnCIS GIT  Blue Label 40c, Red Label 50c.  and Gold Labj! 60c. Per Lb.  IT 111����  * In and Around Phoenix ""  BRIEF  TOPICS   OF  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  . ��Msr��XW��^l'.^a't^'��^ay^*art^w��^a'.^ayOt^w^^r.^ay.^ar%^a^��^^��^ar^ayt^ay  IP., '   - ������ ; ;���-���. ��� ������ : -���-        *  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class arid Up-To-"  Date, Hotel   in   Phoenix.   New  from cellar to roof.    Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms  Steam, j*.   Heated  JAMES HARSH ALL, Prop.  ?8  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  . Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy  and   - '  -.*'"������< >        well   furnished rooms.  i"    i     < j   -  Donlilo. Aveiae - . . Phoealx, B C.  ��� RESOLVED, that in'1908 I  will bake no more,' buf ��� buy -'my  Bread1 at the Phoenix Bakery,  where I can get 18 loaves for. a  Dollar.  - 'Phone A55.  ^ WJ.Prendorgast, Prop. _  PHOENIX  BAKERY  ���--;:- $10.00  GIVEN   AWAY  SEE WINDOW:  Nl  Dry wood   in   car  lots.      Apply to  J. Trornbley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before  buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone r6.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  Thrasher, the Druggist, carries a  fresh line ol Lowney's chocolates of all  kinds.   .  The subject for Sunday at the Methodist church will be ''The Religion of  ��� Usefulness."  ��� Phoenix Bakery is 'selling 18,loaves  of bread 'for $1, What's the use of  baking .when bread is thac cheap?  Francis Knott, who has been down  with 'pneumonia and pleurisy, at his  home on Knob 1-Jill avenue, is now  recovering'in good shape.  Just for the present there are few  t-ngagements in sight at the opera  house, but the spring will probably see  a flock of.companies   making dates.  Next Tuesday evening Rev. \V. C.  Schlicter, of Grand -Forks, will give a  "Night With a Lantern" at the Methodist church." Half a dozen of the  slides .will be accompanied by songs.  ��� 'The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church gave a Valentine social in the  church last evening, and had a very  enjoyable time. A programme was  rendered and a small admission fee  charged. ~  E. E. Gibson, electrician in charge  of the West Kootenay power stations  in the Boundary, was operated on at  the Greenwood hospital last week, and  while he had a setback this week, is  improving.  W. A. Pickard and W. J. Loutitt of  Phoenix and T. J. Benninger of Grand  Forks have been appointed commissioners for taking affidavits in the supreme  court for the purpose of acting under  the "Provincial Elections Act."  Louis I. DeVoin, formerly _ shift-  boss at tbe Granby mines, who resigned  and left a couple of weeks ago, to go  into the Bulkley Valley country, in  the northern part of the province is already in the way of becoming independent, and iris now stated that he  has purchased an interest in the Bulk-  ley Pionee/, a weekly paper published  in that district.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Experienced dining room girl wants  position. Address, R. Y., care Union  Hotel, Eholt, B. C.  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick, as they are going fast.  Late popular music at 25 cents per  copy; McKinley edition, 10 cents.  One week only at H. James.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  MATTER OF ONLY  $400 PER DAY  Steamer From Vancouver For)  Trip North.  The trip of 42 millionaires (most o(  them) from Vancouver,' oh the C. P.  R. steamer Beatrice, cost about $400  per day. The party returned to Vancouver last Sunday, and those from  the Boundary���-W. T. Hunter and W.  C. Thomas���returning this week. The  trip was arranged by Harry T. Hunter,  who has several brothers in this section,  in Rossland, Greenwood and Phoenix.  He is general agent of the Chicagol  Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, and  charterers were President A. J. Earling  of that road, and several friends.  Leaving .-VancqrXver February   ist,  they visited Moresby andv Graham Islands, and inspected their  timber and  coal reserves,   also  putting  in at.Port  Simpson,   Prince   Ruperti;'Skidegate^  etc.    The coal measures  were turned  down by the experts of the party,   but  they decidfci}tto,eredt' asawmiU'in the  spring that; will cost $406,000,  including shingle  mill,   to   be  located  on  Cumsha inlet.    Trade  growing out of  the  building   of   the  ^Qrand   Trunk  Pacific will supply a  large part of the  market for the products of the mill.  COMING AND GOING  'Phone No. 64 <-' "*- \,��f# ��?  <&':  Paper=Type=Ink Z\^i2S85?7t  ������%%&?SX&e2L%i Tlie Phoenix Pioneer  Norval   Baptie  and   George  Belle-  feuille, the Canadian-American   champion   skaters,  gave an   exhibition   of  fancy   skating at> the   Phoenix- rink  Thursday evening."   A good  audience  greeted  the  experts  on the  ice, and  were much pleased at their  work.    A  race was   skated," \Vm."Murray,   who  took the racing prize Tuesday evening  at the masquerade carnival, also taking  part.    Of course, Murray was not in it  for a minute, but served to show 07 in  greater contrast the work   of the professionals. ���   '  John Mulligan returned Wednesday  from a week's visit to Vernon.  Mrs. W. S. Macy came up from  Spokane on' Tuesday to spend' the  balance of the week in Phoenix.    ,  Wm. M. Law, well, known in the  Boundary, is now temporarily in charge  of a store at Peachland in the Okana-  gan.  1 .j  ��� -John McLaughlin, formerly a resident of this camp, but who has been  in California for the last year or two,  returned from Copperopolis, that state,  last Tuesday.  William C. Thomas, manager of the  Dominion Copper Co., returned to  Boundary Falls this ..week Thursday,  after a two weeks' absence, during  which he visited Spokane, Vancouver  and Prince Rupert, on a pleasure trip.  Rev. Samuel Lundie will attend the  annual meeting of the Kootenay Presbytery next Tuesday at Nelson. Rev.  T. G. McLeod, of Grand Forks, "and  Rev. M. D. McKee, of fireenwood  will also be ;present, as well as Rev  John Fernie, of Cascade.  * William Rowe, formerly superinten-  ! dent of the Skylark mine, was in the  city yesterday, for the first time since  de was thrown down an embankment  in a runaway on Camp McKinney  hill, The accident happened some  three months ago, and W. S. Macy  was with Mr. Rowe. The latter bad a  close "call, with several ribs broken, and  is only now getting around once more.  The Beit Physic.  When you want a physic that is mild  and gentle, easy to take and pleasant  in effect, take Chamberlain's , Stomach  and Liver Tablets. Price ' 25 cents.  Every box warranted. * Get a free  sample at all druggists, and try them.  Church of Eaflaad.  A Sunday school class will be organized on Sunday. The class will be  held for the. present at Mrs. Humphrey's house, on Knob Hill Avenue,  at 2.30 p.m. A choir rehearsal will be  held in the Bank every Thursday evening at 8 p.m.  GOOD TASTE  IN THE  KKUCOTiON OK  IS IMPORTANT    :    :  "t      -Good Time Keeping  batches"  'a Wine of  way  Is mobt essential,   but   itw,fs  ���griuu satisfaction to liav^tt Waloji that,  colupaiPH  favorably ,in  an aitietir  f  with those ct vour friundc  1  Oiir \Vnltli��n are lill Caiefully Seli-ctcd  . both as to Qunliiy and Beauty of Design,  .pniul a -I'leefioi! fiom our Stock is Hutu to  b�� 11 F'l'irci' of satisfaction to the pnr-  ,    (.'IniHcr     ::::::.:���������  E. A. BLACKS  THE JEWELLER.  *,*,*,  ISt  Clothing 1  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  ' WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds oi .satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes. Ti*es,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seaspnable goods at old  and Cheapest'prices.      ' '  Reward Oifcred.  Lost, somewhere between Gospel  Hill and Thrasher's drug store, on  Kriob Hill avenue or Second street, a  gold brooch, representing a rosebush.  Finder will kindly return to Mrs.  Neugebauer, Biner Block, Phoenix,  and receive reward.  .,- THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.: t .' Knob hSve    .JBIRNIHJll��.OeK.       PHOENIX.  For: Rheumatic Sufferers.  The quick relief from pain afforded  by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm  makes it a favorite with sufferers from  rheumatism, sciatica, lame back*, lumbago, and deep seated and muscular  pains.    For sale by all druggists.  'Prospectt aud  Mines.  A truthful prospector once lived.  -There are hundreds of prospectors still  living.  A good   mine  is   like  a great man.  Their fame soon  becomes known, and  the world is benefited to the extent they I  produce. ��� r  Two men that should ' always'be  friends:   the   prospector and the   man  with mnney^  It is one thing to find a good prospector, and another thing to find the  man with : means   who will spend   his j  Start 19Q8 Right  In your Business by Securing a New Line of  Blank Books, Office (Needs  We are well stocked with these goods, with Labor  Saving Systems, and can'outfit you piomptly.  McRAE BROS. LTD  Stationers  and  KNOB HILL AVENUE;  Newsdkalkrs,  -PHOENIX, B. C  Boundary Side Lights  W. H. H. May is now the editor of  the Grand Forks Gazette. ���>  A ladies' trockcy club is   one of the  newest things in Grand Forks  _r  ...- - Last Wednesday a masquerade skat-  money to develop the prospect into a ing carnival was held at the Greenwood  mine. I rink.  Customs receipts for Grand   Forks,  Cascade, Carson and Phoenix for Jan-  Lateat Mining Stock Quotations.  New officers of the Kettle Valley  Rifle Association have been chosen,.as  follows: Captain, I. A. Dinsmore; Secretary, S. T. Hall; treasurer,-J. S. Jost;  executive committee, G. M. Fripp,  Fred Reid, E. Spraggett, W. H. Dinsmore and G. Frankovitch.' New Ross  rifles will be procured.  It is claimed that there are 5,000,-  000 feet of timber in the limits  north of Grand Forks, in groups of big  claims^ some of which will be made into merchantable lumber this year by  those controlling the same. It is  largely fir, white pine, tamarack and  spruce.  [Corrected   by Mighton & Cavanagh,  Nelson, B. C, to Feb. 12, 1908.]  The stock market is a  of the trend of business.  sure indicator    A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  ASKED  Alberta Coal and Coke      .34  B.C. Copper . .... 4.62  Cons. Smelters....... 80.00  Canadian Gold Fields       .04^  Cariboo-McKinney....        .03  Diamond Vale Coal...        .16  Domin. Copper.... ."���.. 2^12)��  NOTICE.  .oiv-%'  t Church Services Tomorrow  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all   these services.    Rev. J. Wellesley w. h. edmonds  Whittaker. Land Registry Office. District Registrar.  ���     St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church        Kamloops, b.c..  _ . ���       .        ' Jatiuury 35th, 1908.  Preaching      Service      tomorrow    at   7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible ���- nT_AT Q) .���_���_  class at io:og" a.m. A cordial welcome OU-O W JnEjXXiD JNUTIU���j  to all.   Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor. ���    /--it._i:_     <">u..���u ���r   /-��..      r .,a..  ���r    r�� Olive Stken.o! Fflrrau's point, Ontario, and  Catholic���Church Of   Our    Lady  Of j.  8   C. Frabkk, of Rossland, British Col  the   Good  Counsel.���Divine  Service       ���������"��-'-  Mighton (& Cavanaugli  BROKERS  Granby   Galbraith Coal   Hecla (CD.A..)....  International Coal.  La Plata Mines   Nicola Coal Mines  North Star   Panhandle Smelter  Rambler-Cariboo..  Royal Colleries ...  Snowstorm   Sullivan   Stewart ..  Telk-Kwa Mines ..  Tamarack & Chee .  Wonder   95.00  .2fl  4 00  .85  ���11^  .03^  ���10^  .04^  .31^  .25  1.42  .06^  1.36  .11  1.36  .01?i*  BID  .30  4.37^  70.00  .03  .02  .11  1.87J*  85.00  .24 '  ���3.00  .09  .02>��  .08  .04  .29Ji  1.30  .04  .90  .07  .85  uary were $4,458.68.  Married, at Grand Forks, T. A. F.  McKinnon, of the Granby office staff,  to Kathenne McDonald, by Rev. W-  G. Schlichter.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. is  being sued by the city of Grand Forks  lor $1200 damages to the First street  bridge in that city.  Ten men have been employed by  the government in changing the wagon road near Boundary Falls, so as to  eliminate a number of the dangerous  railway crossings.  The Greenwood Dramatic Club has  sent a draft for $50 to the provincial  anti-tubercolosis fund���the result of the  performances given recently in. Greenwood and Phoenix by this excellent  organization, ,  Drawer 1082  Nelson, B.C  Iu Uie matter of the Land Registry Act. ami in  the matter ol the Title ofI,ot 16, Block i3,(Mup  59) Town ofPhoeuir  WHKREAS, the Certificate of title of John  Christian-and lossi'ii Christian, being Certificate of Title Mo 3'4��a, to the above hereditaments, has been lost or destroyed, and application has been made to me for a duplicate thcieof*.  NOTICE 13 HKREBY GIVEN that a duplicate  CctlScate of Title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the. expiration of one Month  from the first publication of this notice, unless  in the meantime valid objection to the contrary  j is made to me in writing  ��M*fcK-J^  umbla.  every and and  4th   Sunday  of ea; h [ exY��,^  month.    Holy Mass, 10 a.m.   Sund.i) j tne "u  "School, 2:30 p.m.    Vespers and Ber.e '  .iiction     7:30   p.m.      Father   J.    A.  JJedard. O.M.I. Pastor  A pencil mark here g&&~  in a reminder- that voui suti-  ,f crip tion to this pap.r is  ������ .iW past due, and the pnb-  Jieher will appreciate your  promptattention.  Foiled.  ' " -On the 8th of February, Collie pup.  Owner can have  same  by  paying e<-  penses to T. Robb, Balmoral hotel.  YOD ARE HEREBY NOTIKIfJD that I have  "~ii< ed J100.00 in labor and improv menm on  - I^uiaB" Mineral Claim, situate In,Green-  Wr��^d ^.12,.p.',n lhe Greenwood Mining Division  of tbe District of Yale, as wilt appear by tlir Cei  tificale of Wo-fc recorted OctobeVsth,,��o7l mahe  Office Of the Min ng Recorder for the said Green  wood Mining Division, in  order lo ho'd such  Senile 5,��&&? Pai<1 U 5�� f0r "^"'i ���"<&  And if at the expiration of go davs from lhr  first publlcaUon of this notice ylu fail or^cfuse  to ccntribute youi proportions of the exncndi  turea requited under Section 24 of the Mlneiai  Act, to hold said Claim forllie year above   ucn  tioned, together ti 111, nil cost- of adv^tHug  I your Inteiefts in said Claim will become vestni  fu the subscriber (a co owner) under Srctioniof  tne Mineral Act Amendment Act  1900  The amount due from you, CmvVHtpbn, on  account of such work and r/-cordintr the r..ri,fi  <-M�� thereof is $'S (>', and from yo 1 J Hr?  c��A8Ea,1s$3 54  Dated at Phoenix. B. c , the 33rd day of Jaii-I  uary, 1908, - '        J"��-i  J^ D. Jt,. MclNTOMINEY.  Snbject to confirmation,  WE WILL SELL  600 to 2000 All^erta Coal &;Coke, Pooled.. .29  20 to   200 B. C. Copper ........... 5 00  500 to 3000 B. C. Amalgamatejl .....,....'. Bid.  1000 to 5000 Cariboo McKinney  021,,'  500 to 3000 Diamond Vale...].  ........\\ \\2xi  ' 60 to   500 Dominion Copper  2 26  5 to     30 Cons. Smelters ].." 77.50  5 to     30 Bank of Winnipeg  130.00  1000 to 5000 American Can. Oil ....... \q  60 to   200 Canadian Marconi  2.10  6 to    oOGranby.     j)g'00  100 to 2000 Galbraith Coa| ...; '"'" '27  300 to 1000 International Coal. 83  1000 to 5000 Belcher  *15  1000 to 5000 Diamond Coal, Alberta.  68  10 to    60H,eclaC. Ij'A        s'm  100 lo   500 Kendall .'  1QQ  1000 to 2000 Krao       "oq  3000 to 5000 Sullivan '.'...    ' 05  2000 to 10,000 Panhandle Smelter!......... ,04  100 to   600 Snowstorm  n oo  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  Wednesday afternoon fire broke out  in the store of ex-Mayor Mcintosh, on  First street,.Grand Forks, doing about  $5,000 damage to the Mcintosh block  and Johnson  block   adjoining.    Most pome improvements to  of the Mcintosh block   was saved, but I which are much needed  damage  was done  Whiteside, above,..  in   the office.of D.  A number of contractors from Eholt  are getting out'railway ties, while there  is little else doing there.   ���  Mayor Fripp, of Grand-Forks, has  invited the Nelson and RossI.-.ikI  hockey clubs, who are now much at  outs and saying things about eaclv  oilier, to pUy off a deciding match at  the Grand Forks skating rink.  Francisco Cedio, who blew up tlie  Canadian hotel at Niagara, November  18, 1906, and who was, recently captured at Salt Lake City by Chief of  Provincial Police Devitt, of Nelson,  after a long chase, will likely have his  trial at Greenwood in May.  Grand Forks Rochdale Co-operative  Association has elected the following,  officers for the year: President, H;  H. Spinks; vice-president, J. N. Currie,  secretary, I. H. Stephens; treasurer,  M. L. Coon; trustees, M. H. Burns;  J. W. Walker, C. Wolfram, L. Burton,  F. Dirola, J?. Galapeau.  Last week Monday Philip Hobbs  aged 17, was drowned at Cascade  while crossing the ice on Kettle river.  He had been employed by J. A. Ber-  tois whohad sent him across the river  in a boat to feed some cattle and he  be tried lo recross on the treacherous  ice. An inquest was not deemed necessary.  The Eholt pramatic Club will give  a select concert and dramatic entertainment, concluding with Mrs. Jarley's  famous wax works, ne^t Tuesday evening, at the town . hall in Eholt. It is  being given for the purpose of making  some improvements to the building,  " ' W.  S. Tor-  hey. is commander in chief of the enter-  tainnient.  The  William Hunter Co., Limited.  jEtamittimt Auj>mtr.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men s- Shoig$  Ladies' and Chi!  dren's Goods  I If Yptf 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 You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line oi men's shirts, in-golf and negligee   with   attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats    AJarge assortment, just  in,   of those  new  stylish blocks, in Black andBrown,  Men's SllOCS Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  :i.j^   : see them before purchasing.  Our patent calf dress  s-.o<s  -.*,-     and oxfords outshine'them all.  ,��*" ��oy Suits A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  and   tb.ee  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.  ���c WiLLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD

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