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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 20, 1909

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Array ���VfflSKfc  F\~im  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,   SATURDAY.  FEBRUARY 20,  1909  No. 13  AT THE  BIG STORE  200  Pairs of   Ladies'  Fine   Shoes   and   Slippers  J 00 Pieces Ladies' Wool Underwear  25 Ladies' Flannelette  Blouses  32 Ladies' Flannelette Wrappers  25 Ladies' Flannelette Night Gowns  38 Ladies' Dress Skirts  20 Ladies' Silk and Cashmere Waists  Remnants of all kinds  THESE GOODS TO BE SOLD  _H.A_Da.ESS OF HtlfjINAL COST  i net  EVER HELD IN PHOENIX  50 Men's Regatta  Shirts, Regular $1.50;  SALE PRICE, 60 cents  200 Men's Negligee Shirts, Regular Price, $1.50,  $1.75 and $2.00; SALE PRICE, 95 cents  35 Men's Tweed and Worsted Suits, Regular  $18.00, $22.00 and $25-00 values; SALE  PRICES, $13,50, $15.00 and $16.  A SPECIAL 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT IS  OFFERED on all Men's suits ami  Pants in mc HOusc  SEE OUR WINDOW.   It will Coarioce y��i that We neai Business  HunteiiKcMlrick Go. Ltd  ^L%  ��� of ���--  WATCHES  WE  iS.  -���I'  Our Watch stock is much larger than it should be  at this time of the year, and to reduce it we are  going to offer, for a short time, extra special  values iu LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S  WATCHES.  We have them in Gold, Gold Filled and  Nickle Cases. Here are a few samples of the  values we are  giving :  17 JEtffl riOVHIIIlT. Dusf-Prool Case ..$10.00  limiWIM.W-M(��..$L5l  7 Jffffl UMBUiisI-W (asc...$5.50  Others too numerous to mention.    Watch  our window.    ...      It will pay you  TELEPHONE 68  OFFICIAL C.P.R.   TIME  INSPECTOR  THE JEWELER.  BRITISH COLUMBIA COPPER CO.  Boundary Side Lights  ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED NOVEMBER 30,1908,  PRESENTED TO SHAREHOLDERS AT RECENT MEETING  The British Columbia Copper Co. his issued its annual report for the  year ended Nov. 30, 1908. The report covers two periods, that of the suspension of mining and smelting operations for five months from Dec. 1, 1907,  to April 30, 1908, and during the period of operation for seven months, May  �� to Nov 30, 1908:  May 1 to Nov. 30, 1908:  Metal shipments (proceeds)      $1,086,635  Profits from ores sold, etc.   . ?. ..   13,324  Total profit       1,099,959  Expenses, maintenance, etc        899,475  Profit for seven monihs    ...  ,....'     200,484  To balance carried to general profit and loss account, being decrease in market value of metals unsettled for Nov. 30, 1907;  expenditure during suspension of operations Dec. 1, 1907, to  April 30, 1908, and items in suspense   Net profits for year    . .  Previous surplus Nov. 30, 1907            176,041  Profit and loss surplus      . .���         269,732  The general balance sheet as of Nov. 30, 1908, compare as follows  106,793  93.69'  201,437  157,462  6,412  2,942,626  $2,555.88'  ^65.927  7338,645  5.674  3,066,129  2,515,000  268,844  106,244  -    176,041  3,066,129  cooperation of  which are here-  Cost of properties, book value  ���Inventories of materials and supplies:  Current assets    .  Deferred items   Total  ...... ;.   Liabilities:  Capital stock    ......     2,515,000  Current liabilities         '57,895  Shipments cf copper ] I ........... .    Surplus         269,731  Total      2,942,626  General Manager J. E. McAllister says:  A feature of the work during the past year has been the  the different departments in endeavoring to secure ths results  with submitted.  In arriving at the operating costs for the year, the total expenditure has  been taken from May 1, thereby including all expense of opening up the  properties, after the shutdown, although production did not start until June 1.  Upon this basis:  Cost per ton of ore handled, including all charges from ore in  place to sale of the contained metals...'...   Cost of producing, refining and marketing, per pound of fine  copper, after crediting expenditure with gold and silver  values (cents)   The net profits from operations, from June 1, when production  commenced, to Nov. 30   From which has been deducted expenditure in  reopening  the  property during month of May   Leaving a balance of profit  from  operations  from  May r  to  Nov. 30...............   The year has closed  with  the  mines and  reduction works in excellent  condition, and the outlook for the ensuing year very satisfactory  The enlargement of the second furnace at the Graanby smaller is now in  progress.  R. T. Lowerv of ihe (iieeiiwouil  Ledge is rusticating in the New Denver country.  Married, at Greenwood, on Mondav,  Feb. 15, by Rev. F. J. Rutliei foid, W  H. Renolds and Mrs. L. A. Stayton,  both of Midway.  The B.C. Copper  company's smel  ter treated 9,063 tons of ore this week  as follows;    Mother Lode, 8,318 ; Oro  Denoro,   248; other properties,  597.  The supreme court of Canada has  given a decision in favor of J. 'M.  Harris in the celebrated Star vs. White  mining case. Byron N. White will  bring the case before the privy council.  Replying to a Dominion Copper  company shareholder, the Boston  Commercial copper expert says: "We  would not advise you to sacrifice  your present small holdings, but would  in preference go through the reorganization along the lines proposed by the  committee."  WAGES WILL BE PAID IN CASH  (Special to Phoenix Pioneer)  Boston, Mass., Feb. 19���You can state officially that it is  intention to pay Dominion Copper Miner's wages in cash.  Boston News Bureau.  In response to a wire sent to the reorganization committee of the Dominion Copper company, asking whether it was the intention to pay miners' wages  in cash, or in stock of the new company, the Pioneer received the above wire  yesterday afternoon. ...���'' ,*  LADIES OFJVUCC\BEES ENTERTAIN  Lodgeroom  $2.6322  9.996  238,413  37,929  200,483  THE PRINCIPLE  OF NEW PLAN  Reorganizing of Dominion Copper  Equity for  Both Bondholders  and Shareholders  In connection with the plan of reorganization of the Dominion Copper  company, which appears elsewhere in  this issue, there seems to be some misunderstanding regarding the fundamental principle that was adopted in  its formulation.  The situation is that the property  is closed down and in its present  financial and physical condition  probably could not be sold for the  amount of its bonded debt, to say  nothing of its floating debt. Therefore  under such forclosure the stock would  be wiped out and would be worthless.  It was recognized, however, that  when the bondholders purchased the  property at foreclosure, they would  then own the whole of it in fee simple,  but in order to make it a success they  would have to raise money for working  capital. Many of the bondholders are  still in favor of pursuing that policy,  but it was the desire of the largest  bondholders that a plan be devised  which would save the bondholders and  yet preserve the equity for the shareholders. Naturally, the shareholders I  have got to do something to be entitled  to this equity. Under the present plan,  the shareholders lor supplying $500,-  000 working capital for the reorganized  company are to receive $500,000 in six  per cent, bonds, which come ahead of  every other security and ahead of what  the present bondholders will receive  and are given 20 per cent, of the prop  erty, or 50,000 shares out of a total  of 250,000 shares of new stock. Furthermore, the convertible clause in the  bonds which they obtain gives them a  share in the success and prosperity of  the mine in the event ofthe ne,> stock  selling above a premium of its par  value of $5.  MANAGER HODGES  AT THE COAST  Edmonton-Nelson   Hockey.  Nelson was the scene of two good  hockey matches this week, when the  team of that city and the Edmonton  team clashed for the championship of  western Canada. Edmonton won Monday's game by a score of 3-4 and Wednesday's game 7-3. In some fourteen  games played this st-ason the Edmonton seven have only lost one, being  defeated in Montreal in one of the two  games for the Stanley cup with the  Wanderers, who hold the trophy etn-  blamatic of the world's championship.  Interviewed re Granby Reduction Plant  "Early in July our smelting capacity  in the reduction works at Grand  Forks will be increased to 4500 tons  daily. It is now a thousand tons be  low this figure," said A. B W. Hodges,  general superintendent of the Granby  Consolidated Mining, Smelting &  Power company, who is at the Hotel  Vancouver on his way to Victoria, says  the Vancouver Province.  Mr. Hodges is one of the foremost  metallurgists on the continent. He  has been connected with the company  almost since its inception, and in recent years has taken over the direction  of the company's mines at Phoenix in  addition to supervising the smelting  oparalions at Grand Forks. He de  signed the smelting plant. The Granby  company has established a unique record as a moneymaker, its dividends  paid to date exceeding three and a half  million dollars, or over 20 per cent, of  the capital stock.  "The mining outlook in the Boundary looks bright, now that copper is  selling at a fairly good price. Our  values are in copper and gold, the  metals being separated by the electro  lytic process at a New York refinery.  Our payroll includes 550 men at the  Phoenix mines and 350 at the smelter."  Mr. Hodges has just resturned from  a visit of inspection to smelter plants  in Arizona and Mexico to see what his  rivals are doing. He was especially  interested in the plants of the Calumet  & Arizona, and the Copper Queen of  Bisbee, at Douglas, Arizona, and the  plant of the Greene-Cananea Copper  company at Cananea, Mexico. He  said he had seen some new and excellent mechanical contrivances in successful operation.  Harry Johns, manager of the B. C.  Copper company's Wellington camp  properties came in from the Napoleon  mine on Thursday. He was accompanied by A. Swan berg, who went to  Mother Lode mine yesterday, where he  will take a position as book-keeper for  the company.  The annual meeting of Greenwood  riding Conservative association was  held in Greenwood last Friday, some  40 delegates being present; The following officers were elected for 1909:  Honorary president, Hon. Richard  McBride; president, J. R. Jackson,  Midway ; vice-presidents, Dr. Spankie,  Greenwood, and John McKellar,  Eholt; Secretary, James Grier, Greenwood ; executive committee���Charles  Somers, W. B. Fleming, S. Oliver,  James McCreath, J. L. Coles, and S.  M.Johnson, Greenwood; E. Bailey,  Alex. Stewart, Eholt; T. J. Hardy,  James Kerr, Midway ; M. W. Ludlow,  Denoro; R. M. Christopher, Mother  Lode; D. R. Tail, Rock Creek; Joseph Carson, Boundary Falls.  CUP  Game  A Coming Attraction.  Phoenix opera house has been  successful in securing an engagement  here of the celebrated lyric soprano,  Lena Duthie. It is certain this enterprise will receive the heartiest support  Irom lovers of the best in the enter  tainment line. Miss Duthie, with her  accompanist, Miss Daniel, presents a  unique and delightful program entitled  "An evening in Scotland and Ireland,"  and the most glowing terms of praise  from press and public everywhere in  the east, have been showered upon this  performance. Lena Duthie has won  the title of "Queen of Scottish Song"  throughout the civilized world, while  her character sketches of the national  life of Scotland and Ireland never fail  to convulse an audience. All Miss  Duthie's characters are presented in  costume. This celebrated artist will  appear here on Thursday evening,  February 25, apd. as the prices are  well within the reach of all a big house  should result.  PHOENIX CINCHES  BOUNDARY  Wins League Hockey  at Grand Forks.  After one of the fastest games of  hockey ever seen in the Boundary,  Phoenix defeated Grand Forks in the  latter city on Friday evening, Feb. 12,  by a score of 5 goals to 3.  This practically lands the Boundary  league hockey trophy for Phoenix,  having won five games out of six.  There are two more league games���  Phoenix goes to Greenwood some day  next week, and Grand Forks comes to  Phoenix on Feb. 26th���but there is  little chance of Phoenix losing out.  The local team went to Grand  Forks by special Great Northern train  last week and were accompanied by  about four scoie of their supporters.  After the h-ckey match they were  entertained at a dance and returned to  Phoenix at an early hour in the morning, having had a very enjoyable time.  It is expected Grand Forks will run  a special train to Phoenix next Friday,  the occasion of their next scheduled  game here  Qlve Brllllaat Al-Home lo Their  Thursday Evealog  Phoenix Hive Ladies of the Maccabees, which was recently organized,  entered the entertaining arena on a  most elaborate scale on Thursday evening, when they were at-home to about  160 invited guests in the lodgeroom of  Miners' Union hall. Never has the  lodge hall been the scene of a more  brilliant or larger assembly.  An excellent program of musical and  literary numbers was rendered  during  the earlier  part of the evening.    This  was followed by whist, in which  some  50 ladies and 50 gentlemen took part,  contesting   equally  diligently   toward  opposite poles of success.    There was  much rivalry for the ladies first prize,  Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Stewart and   Mrs.  Dunlop each  winning nine out of a  possible twelve points, and haying  to  cut to decide ownership.   Mrs. Hughes  drew  the  high card  and received  a  pair of centre pieces,  while  a  handsome  gentle-  For   success  in   the  opposite direction, Miss Rabb and D.  Darraugh  also secured   momentos of  the occasion.    A dainty luncheon was  then served on  the  quartette   tables,  after which the floor was cleared  and  and dancing commenced,  continuing  into the wee hours of the morning.  The ladies of Phoenix Hive, No. 19,  are deserving of much credit for the  splendid evening's entertainment, and  those who shared in the pleasure of  the event are unanimous in congratulating the members of the hive on the  success of their first at-home.  CITY RE-APPOINTS  H. HARTLEY CLERK  beautiful  A. Strutzel won  men's   trophy.  ��� ;t-&?;   TBe stitu Theatre Co.  Stuttz   big   theatre  GIGANTIC MEAT WAR  Large Interests Grappling Fur  a Fight   (0 a  Finish.  The west is now to be the scene of a  meat wa< on a large scale which will  last till one or the other ofthe interests  is crowded out of the field. An Edmonton dispatch says: P. Burns &  Co. lately bjught the three large retail  establishments of Williamson Brothers,  butchers, here, and rumor is rife that  th-y were negotiating for the abbattoirs.  farms and other interests of the Williamsons. The price paid for the retail stores was $��� 2,000. The purchase  is considered to be the first move in a  gigantic packers' war in which Burns  will buck Gallagher, the Hull Co., the  Gainor Co., the Vogel Meat Co.. and  Swift & Co., all of whom have large  interests he:e, for supremacy in the  west.         D. J. DARROUGH IS NEW CHIEF  Appointed by Police Commissioners at a Meeting on Monday.  At a meeting of Police and License  commissioners in the city hall on Monday, I). J. Darrough of Rock Creek  was appointed chief of Police for the  city of Phoenix. There were several  other applications for the position but  the appointment of Mr. Darrough was  unanimous.  . The appointment is a most popular  one among the people of the city  generally. Mr. Darrough has had con  siderable experience on f>e provincial  police for-e, and is well known throughout the Boundary. He is possessed of  tact and the necessary vigor, and  having no "axes to grind," should make  an excellent chief of police for the city.  The stuttz Dig theatre company  presented "Was She to' Blame" to a  crowded house on Monday, and the  popularity of the company was attested  in the fact that Tuesday and Wednesday's performances were attended by  even larger audiences. The company  show up to particular advantage in  "Was She to Blame", the several strong  characters being admirably represented  ���Aggie Marion Stuttz as leading lady,  won much admiration in her interpretation of a difficult role, and it is seldom  indeed more beautiful gowns are seen  than those worn by Mrs. Stuttz. J.G.  Stuttz who heads the company, is a  decided humorist, and his half century  in stage life has given him experience  that illuminates his representations.  "Ole Olson," presented on Wednesday  evening, with Lawrence Peterson in  the title role, found many warm friends  in the audience, who applauded him  throughout the performance.  At the close of the engagement Mr.  Stuttz announced that the company  would return here in the course of a  few weeks, and that the entire receipts  of the first night's performance would  be given to the Miners' Union, for  whose enterprise in building such a,  splendid opera house he expressed  much admiration. '  At Meeting of Council on Wed-  nesday Evening  The city council held its regular  session on Wednesday evening, Acting  Mayor Marshall, and Aldermen Cook,  Hillier, McKenzie, Rogers and Deane,  being present.  The principal business of the even'  ing was the re-appointing of H. Hartley to the position of city clerk and  treasurer. The application of N. J.  Carson for the position was discussed at  length, but the members of the council  appeared practically unanimous for retaining Mr. Hartley in the position,  the present clerk having proved a very  efficient official during his occupancy!  of the office. With the consent of Mr.  Hartley, however, he was re-nominated  for the position at the existing salary,  and on a ballot being taken, Mr. Hartley received four votes and Mr. Carson  one. The mayor then declared Mr.  Hartley elected to the office of city  clerk, treasurer and assessor.  A  communication   was  read  from  Nelson   city  council,   requesting that  '  Phoenix adopt "mountain time" as its  standard time.    The advantages of the  change   were  recited,   the  feature  of  which would be to take  more advantage of daylight.    By having the standard time put ahead an hour more daylight would be allowed people generally  for recreation during the summer.even-  ings.    The matter was discussed and  a committee of Aldermen Hillier, Cook  and McKenzie were appointed to interview the Granby company on the proposed change.  "Thecchyr^clerkicwas  instructed  to  secure tags and collect dog taxes.  The clerk was instructed to write  the school board and call attention to  the leaky condition of the school building, of which complaints have been  made.  On motion of Aldermen Cook and  Rogers the necessary proceedings will  be taken against all delinquent taxpayers, with a view to having a. tax  sale, in accordance with the municipal  act.  The following accounts were passed:  Morrin, Thompson & Co...  5.95  Johnson & Anderson  6.00  Phoenix Livery stable..... 38.35.  Phoenix Post-office    3.50  B.C. Telephone Co 12.10  Brooklyn Hotel     4-J5  An account from the Phoenix Electric Light company for $ioS was laid  over.  The Vancouver World denies that  Duncan Ross has purchased an interest  in that paper.  Latest Prices ta Metals  Nkw Yobk���Copper, electrolytic, 113-  25 @ $13 50; lane. $13 75 @ H4.00.  Bar Silver, 52)^  Lead, $4 57^ �� ii.62.  ���Spelter. *5.02 & *5 07  ^H5E5HSESH5E5e__5HSa_E5S__5c_?a5Z5_Se!5_5H5_5^  ffi Feb. 20 "09  I BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments  ol  Boundary mines lor   1900,   1901,   tool.  I 1003, 1004.  1905,  1906,   1907, 1908 and 19091 as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1901       1901       1903  >3'.76> 309.858 393.718  1.731  2O,SO0 71.313  I904    I905  549.703 653,889  99,034 141.3J6 138,079  47,405    14,8:1 19,365  8,530 jj.937    '5.537  174,198 147.576  650  37.960  16,400  0.485  .'.007  3'.35��   55-73'  S03     7,455   '5.73'  550  1,040  .........  " "66s  2,000  35"  150  S60  785  625  482  2,060  "'890'  5,646  3.339  "  '363  2.435  3.070  3.350  I./59  4,586  3.450  232  364  33  35.108  3.056  4.747  t.833  33  ���50  Mink.  ]Grauby Mines...  1 Snowshoe   I Phoenix Ainnl..  1 B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode���  B C. Mine '..  Bmtna   Oro Denoro ....  I Souuie Belle   I Dotu. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem..  Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunset -   Mountn Rose.  Athelstau   Morrison   ! R. Bell   J Senator   I Brey Vogle;..:..T..  No. 37   I Reliance   Sulphur King.-.  Winnipeg -..  I Golden Crown...  I King Solomon...  3ig Copper   J No. 7 Mine   IClly of I'aria   : Jewel   I Rivetaide   JCarnii   {sally   ���Jambler   I Butcher Boy   Duncan   I Providence   Klkhoru   jStrathmoie   I Golden Kagle...  j Preston   Prince Henry....  I Skylark   I Last Chance   K. ?��� U. Mine...  I Bay -.   I Mavis   Don Pedro   I CTescent   1 Ruby   Republic   ' Miscellaneous...  Total, tons 390,800 508,876 690,419 829,8118 433,628  J Smelter treatment���  Iran by Co     230.828   ��I2���T40 401,921 596,252 687.9K3  11) C. Copper Co.    117,611 148,600 163,913 210.4S4 110830  I Dom. Cop. Co ~.    133.570   3��.93->   8^059  p 082,8/7  1900  801.404  8,426  105.900  1.488  II 804  3.177  30  140,685  2.960  26,032  48,39��  3.555  1907 1908  613.537 1028,747  135,001 48,126    245  321,849  Past  1909   Week I  13S361    15,673 [  32,270    1,950,  208.331  1,712  1S.274  14.481  62,864     8,684  66,630     1,328       348 S  586  ���43.*9S  12.253  64,173  3',270  31,258  649  5.7SO  10,740  3,8o2  530  120  79  So  3.456  219  993  400  "'���'167  726  3*5     3  "SO  3*>  325  500   60'  75��   30  143  7.0  Tea  68.-.   30  lOO  76  .?  1 140  40  140  15  589  73  40  90  500  45     ...'."..' ."     90     65  108 .     40  .......  Too     20  ....  55  60        234  ���      ���.,       ,  30  53 ���   ���  161.5371,148,337 1.487.480 230.773  29,554  828,879  123.740  218,811  637,626  341.952  153439  1037544 110,105  364.850 57,716  22,66fi  i8,4'4l  9.063 f  t  tl .  Total reduced..   348,439 460,940 697404 837.66, 982,8/7 1.172430 1,133,017 1.359.060 186,23s    26,477 QJ  |fdS2K525_ns_5_5_5H5_S2S_^ OUR COPPER CORNER f  MATTERS OK   kNTKRKST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTKO  COPPER   MINING   INDUSTRY  IN    THE  Dr Pierce's Favorite Prescription  for   the cure of   diseases.  I  ���  ���  I  Hhr.  A pure gfa$e cream of  tartar powder. Its tame  is world-wide. No alunif  no phosphatie acid.  there is never a question as to the absolute  pftrlty and healthful-  ness of the food it raises.  i  ���  ���  ���  Copper Production For 1908  To the copper industry ofthe United  States, the year igoS was a period of  gradual discovery from the severe depression, suffered in  the   last   part  of  1907. Many producers that had greatly curtailed or even suspended produc  tion in that year began again lo increase  output practically at   the  opening of  1908, and in spite of the low price  of the metal; nearly all the important  producers of 1907 wete in operation  throughout most of 1908, and a few  new companies began production during the year. The rate of production  has been steadily increasing, and is  now greater than at any other time in  the history of the industry.  The production of copper in   1908  has been ascertained by L. C.  Graton  of. the U.S. Geological Survey, through  personal   interviews   and   telegraphic  communication during the last days of  the year.    Except one small company,  all producers of blister and lake copper  have furnished their latest exact figures,  in most cases for 11  months, together  with estimates of their  production for  the remainder of the year.    If these  estimates are realized, and the production of blister and lake copper in igo8,  from ores mined in the United States,  50,000,000  660,000,000 pounds, the largest ever  recorded, and an increase of about  30% over the 508,929,4��' 1(,s- ex"  ported in 1907. (  Stocks of rcfintd c p.-er arc still undoubtedly very large.    Domestic con  sumption of new copper  will  show a  decline from the 485,000,000   lbs.   of  1907.    The  average  quoted   price ol  electolytic   copper  at   New  Y.rlc   for  ,9o8was .3,20 cents.    The  price at  the close of the year was 14 ��8 cls-  The prospect is bright at the present  for a still larger copper production in  the year 1909, but it is evident that  the principal producers will, more than  in recent years, gauge their operations  by the consumption ofthe metal, which  cannot at this time be safely forecasted.  ���Mining Science.  Is   the   best   ot  oil   medicines  disorders   and weaknesses   peculiar to ��� wu.~>.       only preparation of its kind devised ��� by a regularly graduated physician���an experienced  and skilled  specialist  in  the diseases of women.  It is a safe nydicine in any condition of the system.  THE ONE REMEDY which contains no alcohol  and no injurious  habit-forming  drugs and which  creates no craving (or such stimulants.  THE ONE REMEDY so   good   that   its   makers  are not  afraid   to  print  its  every ingredient on  each  outside   bottle - wrapper   and  attest to  the  truthfulness of  the  same under oath.  It is Bold by medicine dealers everywhere, and any dealer who hasn't it can  get it. Don't take a substitute of unknown composition for this medicine op  known composition. No counterfeit is as good as the genuine and the druggist  who says something else is "just as good as Dr. Pierce's'* is either mistaken  or is trying to deceive you for his own selfish benefit. Such u man is not to be  trusted. He is trifling with your most priceless possession���your health���  may be your life itself.    See that you get what you ask for,  Of all kind* promptly attended  10 Rapid ExpreHB and Baggage  Transfer. Careful attention 10 all  orders. ^Kme A65.  JAflES G. McKEOWN  CITY  PRAY  PHOENIX.  ROBT. CARSON,  '//// kinds oj light and heavy teaming  promptly attended to;. Miners' dray  Jng a specialty.     -^^4,  Hotel Brooklyn  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Lite and  Accident lomraRce.  Qeaeral Agent.  Bank .Block, Phoenix, B.C.  TUCK   COLLI*'S  SHAVINO PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Phoenix, B. C.  Next Door to McRae Bros  Knob Hilt Av��uue.  i which the vacancy could be filled. . It will be greater by  about  The'Phoenix P^^^^ZTZ ZZZX��� ~Z  ...��   _.i _m.i-,_ Tmimil. K    . ., .    ,,s #K. nr*<.\. t, 1= wholly impossible  at   mis   nine  ible to the presidency,should the presi- It is wholly      e roduction  dent^elect    die    before   inauguration, to publish figures ot state p^   ^^  And Boaodary Mining Journal.  oarao on a-roaDAva a* *��a  PIONEEB PUBLISHING CO.  _i paoKHiz. a. c  T. ALFBMO LOVE. M-NAOM.  <��� 1 Biuuiesaidfl���eWo.*!*.- 1  ��  Tatepkoaaa j __aaa��^a r���rida-et. Ho. is.  There is now proposed an amendmant  to the-constitution providing that Congress be authorized to devise a means  of filling the presidental chair in the  emergency referred to.  ^^a^aasmm, 11 ��^ 1 ~�� 1 ^ ���  ..��� o  T��t_c��atl��dMate<;vcr rear  The Domini n administration has  commenced 1 plan of publicity of the  old age annuities scheme adopted al  the last session of parliament. The  system thus inaugurated provides for  annuities immediate and deferred. By  paying down a lump sum or lump  sums an individual may thereby purchase himself a small yearly income.  But mainly the Act contemplates that  by small periodical payments the  small wage earner may provide against  his old age a sufficient annuity to keep  the wolf from the door.      ;  By small contributions of 25   cent?  per week, begun at the  age of 20, a  man or woman may  provide a yearly  income of $120 against  the age  of  sixty.     On ceasing to   contribute at  sixty, the annuitant may let the annuity  lie till he or she arrives at the age of  sixty-five, and thereafter receive $200  per year.    These annuities are inalienable and absolutely free  from  seizure  for debt or for other cause.    Should a  contributor die before  he becomes a  participant in the returns the  amount  he has paid goes in to his legal repre  sentatives.   Many of the smaller wage  earners will not see their way clear to  contribute   weekly    payments.      But  even those should make the attempt.  If they   have to  drop out they can  get their money  back.   The arrangement makes the system a compromise  between a savings bank and an endowment   life   insurance    policy.      The  Government deserves credit for a step  in the right direction, and for a serious  effort to aid a  large element  in   the  community to provide for their  latter  days.    The  scheme decidedly ma es  for the encouragement of thrift.    But  its success depends  upon  the degree  of publicity it receives.  \      : PROVINCIAL. j  Creston is to have  a  new  Presbyterian church.  The Slocan Review at New Denver  has ceased publication.  Nelson C.P.R. machine shops have  been closed temporarily.  A yoke of oxen is among the attractions on Cranbrook streets.  Lumber prices jumped $2 per thou  1 .sand- in -Vancouver last week.  Yahk sawmill near Moyie is running at full blast and employs 50 men.  The brewery at Moyie has been  nearly put out of business through  lack of water.  British Columbia week at the Seattle  fair has been fixed from June 14th to  June 19th inclusive.  The B. C. Dairymen's association is  taking steps to check the spread of  tuberculosis in cattle.  . South African scrip is now listed  on the Vancouver stock exchange.  Owners of scrip are holding'it at $475.  A snowslide has taken out the  big  Payne bridge, near  Sandon,   and  the  ly [yuu......   ..0_  that are reliable, but it may be stated  concerning the three great copper-pio-  ducing states, that Arizona and Montana show large gains, and Michigan  shows little change from 1907. Production of total refined new copper by  works in this countiy can not yet be  given, but probably it will hardly equal  the output of 1907, which was 1,032,-  516,247 lbs.  Based on the records of the bureau  of statistics covering the first 11 months,  the 1908 imports of copper in pigs,  bars, etc., are estimated at about 160,-  000,600 lbs., and in ore and matte at  about 53,000,000 lbs. With addition  for copper pyrite, not included above,  the total imports may be estimated  as equivalent to about 210,000,000  lbs. refined copper, a decrease of aDOUt  13%, from 238,031,320 lbs. in .1907.  On a similar basis, the experts of metallic copper are estimated at about  Copper in Ctnads  We estimate the production of copper in Canada during 1908 at around  50,000,000    pounds,   distributed    as  follows:  Boundary district.., .36,000,000  Rossiand...  5,300,000  Sudbury district.....  6,000,000  Pacific Coast .'district.. 2,500,000  Total .49,000,000  'l'he production of copper in Canada  is synonymous   with Granby,   for that  company is responsible fur the hulk of  the Canadian production,  about   24,-  000,000 pounds in   190S.    The average grade of the ore of the   Boundary  District for 1908 was but   1.34%  copper with about $1 per ton in gold and  silver values, and it required the treatment of 1,444,000 tons of ore  to   secure  the  36,000,000 pounds  copper  recovery from the Boundary District.   1  The Granby Co., alone  treated   1,-  037,000 tons  of ore, and the management of that company is now lengthening its eight furnaces from   iS   to   22  feet which will still further increase the  smelter capacity from 3000 to 4000  tons of ore per day.    This   work   is  expected to be com pleted about June  1 and when complete the Granby will  have a capacity of about 35,000,000  pounds of copper per annum.���News  'Bureau. "���  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in rhoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   j��    Heated  Maimers Barber Ship  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  Phoenix, B.C.  Greenwood   Liqu^r^go,  ���cr  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  �� Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we can   make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCteath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  PHOENIX    LODGE  s. H. and tf., No, 17.  Meets every   WKDSKSDAY  Xvinlim"  Scanrtltia-ian Hall, Old Ironsides* avenue.  Visiting brethren tordlally welcome.  HP. FFKN8TROM, Presd wt  A. O. JOHNBTOV, Flu. Fecy  PHOENIX NEST   > 08DER OF jf IS.  Meets every Thdrrdat Evkn  INO, at Miners'Union Hall  Cordial Wsleomc toBrsthrtn. Visiting  DAVID OXLEY.   President.  WM. LOUTTIT, "Secretary.  __ .The��Sirnilkameen_ Star;: claims_ the  honor of beiriKiprinted in the smallest  town in Canada that supports a weekly  paper.  FORM NEW COAL COMPANY  Nelson Residents Secure Osoyoos Property  ���Immense Quantity of Fuel  A company with the title of the Osoyoos Mining Co., Ltd, has been  lately formed to take ovjer the group of  coal; properties about four and a half  miles west of Princeton in the Similka-  meen valley. The officers of the new  undertaking are William Gosnell, president;; S. M. Brydges, vice-president;  t. G. Nelson, treasurer; William  Wal  and  W.   E.  GREAT MEN WHO HAVE PROVED  ZAM-BUK  die,  managing director;  handsome residence ofthe mine mana-1 Truesdale,  C.  W.   Busk, Dr.   F.   E.  Morrison, S. M. Brydges, I. G. Nelson  and W. Gosnell, directors  In the United States under the present laws a state of chaos would result  should a preaident-elect die before  fiferch) j|*h>.   There-i��tM> law wi��i��r.ipn��^th_p_w��kei.  ger went with it.  The announcement that the Canadian Northern would construct a line  down the North Thompson has caused  a real estate flurry in Kam loops.  The Associated Boards of Trade  passed a resolution urging the early  construction of the link in the Crow's  Nest line between Proctor and Kootenay Landing.  Owing to an irregularity in the conduct of the returning officer, the mayor  and city council of Trail will have  to relinquish their seats and stand for  re-election.  Since the system of free school  books was established in B.C. last  July, the 35,000 school children in  this province have been saved from  paying $27,340 foi these supplies.  A factory is to be built on the Ved-  der river for the purpose of making  charcoal, tar, turpentine,- paints, stains,  creosote, wood alcohol, etc., from the  forests in that section of the province.  J. H. McMulIen, for some time  government agent and chief of police  at Fernie, has been gazetttd to the  important position of inspector of provincial police for the province of B. C.  Mr. William Skene, secretary of the  Vancouver Board of Trade, has been  appointed by the Provincial Government, the British Columbia representative at the convention, which will be  held in Calgary to discuss the question  of exporting the Alberta grain via Vancouver.   You owe it to your own community  to buy your goods from your home  merchant and stand by Phoenix busi  ness men. You can always find the  announcements of representative business men in these columns���men who  will stand back of every statement and  The property owned oy this company consists of about 1920 acres of  land. The capitalization of tbe enterprise has been fixed at $750,000 in  1,500,000 shares of 50 cents each. It  has 'not yet been definitely decided to  place any of the stock "oh" the "market  though it is possible that some part of  it may be issued later.  Coal Company's Coiudlldated  The ScrantonCoal Mining company,  operating near Lethbridge, Alberta,  has consolidated with the Central Mining company, whose properties adjoin  those of the first named concern, and  will work both proptrties under the  name of' the Scranton Coal company.  The holdings embrace 1,500 acres of  land, and it is expected to increase the  output to 1,000 tons a day, doubling  the present production.  Butter's Philosophy.���LIX.  Resolved, that I went out for game  and I got a big game, which proves  that you can-get just  what you are  hunting for.  But remember that whatever you get has its price.    The price  of happiness is sleep, temperance and  repose.    The price of riches is responsibility, care and suspicion.    The price  of fun is late hours, sick headaches and  dyspepsia (it isn't worth it). If you want  fame you have  to  write autographs,  listen to flattery and send your regrets.  The price of success is wor*, that's all.  Those who dance must pay the fiddler.  The price of learning is  study.    The  price of knowledge is just experience  and  virtue is its own  reward.    Now  this is the truth, not theory.  Scientist, Analyst, Magistrate, and War Cor  respondent all Testify.  Men and women great in point of  knowledge, position and experience, say  that Zam-Buk stands superior to all  other healing substances. Read the  opinions of the following eminent  men :���  Mr. C. E. Stanford, of Weston,  King's Co., N S., a magistrate, a  School Commissioner, and Baptist Deacon, says :���"Zam-Buk cured me. of  eczema on my ankle, which had defied  every other remedy tried during twenty.years. It also cured me of piles;  and I take pleasure in recommending  it to my fellow-men."  Mr. Frank Scudamore, the famous  war correspondent, who has gone  through twenty-nine.battles and whose  dispatches during the Boer War were  so eaeerly read from coast to coast in  Canada, says:���  "Owing to the poisonous dye from  an undergarment penetrating a slight  scratch, my leg broke out in ulcers.  At one time I had seventeen deep  holes in my left leg, into each of which  I could put my thumb; and fonrteen  similar ulcers on my right leg. Remedy  after remedy failed to heal these, and  I was well with pain and lack of sleep.  Zam-Buk was introduced, and I am  glad to say that it gave me speedy.  relief. A few weeks' treatment resulted in a perfect cure of all the  ulcers."  Dr. Andrew Wilson, whose reputation as a scientist is world-wide, in a  book recently published ("Homely  Talks on First-Aid") says:���"Zam-  Buk may be relied upon as an antiseptic dressing which requires no prepar  ation and has the particular advantags  of possessing unique healing properties."  Mr. W. Lascelles-Scott the famous  analyst to the Koyal Commission for  Victoria, says:���-I have no hesitation  in certifying the entire purity of Zam  Buk. It is of great healing power for  open wounds or injuries."  So one could go on quoting authority after authority, all of the opinion,  based on personal tests, that Zam-Buk  should be in every home. Zam-Buk  is a sure cure for cuts, burns, scraches,  cold-sores, chapped hands, scalp sores,  ringworm, blood poisoning and eczema  It is also used extensively for piles,  for which it is without equal. All  druggists sell at 50c a box; 3 for $1.25;  or post free from Zam-Buk Co , Toronto, for price. Vou are warned  against harmful imitations.  PALACE LIVERY STABLE  ,      MJKDOa MclHTllE, Prop.  35 Horses,  Full  Liveiy   Equipment,  Have taken  over  the  Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a full  stock;  DRY: WOOD   IN   ANY    QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or nl_ht.  KingEdward LqdgCiNo.3o  Se.  A-F.and a:M.  Regular communication 8 p. m  oncl Thursday of each month.  Kmergent meetings ascalled;M����onii  Half. Mcllale Block.  V. M.SHE-BINO.  Secretary.  T. RODERICK,  . '   Will.  (phone34.)       Phoenix, B.C.  Letdlof Hotel of Boundery't teidlni  Ulnine Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LODGB NO. 16  'Meets every Monday Kvenlng  at ���MlnerV Mai  t'ialtlng brethren cordially Invited."',':' :   ���;".>'  W. A.  PiCKAaD Noblit' 'and.  W   K. Hi slop. Record. Sec v.  T. A   Lova, Per   Vinau. Secy.  PHOENIX   AERIE   NO. 138  Meets in UnlonHall  Friday evenings  Vimting     brother'  alway* ~el ome  J. Mclver. W   P.  C  MCASTOCKKR  W. Sec  K.ofP.L0Dl,E.No.28  ������PHOENIX, B.C   Meets every Turshay  EvKsiso.at 7-3(1   :    :  Sojnnrring  Brothe-s C nl-a 1)  Welcomed  New and Up-to-date  Centrally totaXtA,  Qood Sample Rooms  Corner Knob Hill Are., and Flrat St..  PHOENIV, B. C.       i  J. A  HeMASTER  Proprietor.  F. C GRAHAM, C.C.  R   H. McORA'-KI'.N  K. of R. s.  ime  Phoenix-.  Greenwood  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.1  *'        '"    '     lowertown, io.ooa.rn. 1 Standard Tir  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Off-ice, With McKab Brob., Knob Hill Ave.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  D. J. Matheson    AC^���.T.  3n0urance-agent     -,,..,.,....,  *IDBUT1fCoS.ONKR    FOR    TAKING    IfFIDAV.TS  J>HQENIX,   R.C.  Administrator's   Notice.  In the County Court of Vale  Holdtn at  Grat I  Forks.  ���IKl-aOBATK���  NOTKK IS 1IKRKBV f.lVEN. Ihat on Hie aiat  dav of Janu-iiy, ioo9._ it wm crdettd !>������ His  Hon. Tn^ge ilrowii, llpt A C. Sutton. Oificial  Administrator be admini-orator of tli est.itcof  I'hailt �� J hnson, late of I'hoenix, B.<\, ��Uceased  intestate.  Kvcry per-on indebted to the aatddrcens d -n required to make payment forthwith to the uudei-  *igutd, -ti'. every lemon having In pos'exsion  ctTect�� bcluticiiig to deceased is required to notify  the uudersigiied  Hvery creditor or oilier person liaviiiK any  claim upon or interest *n the distribution of said  cHtn e is rtqured, before the 27th dwy ufjau-  u.ry. 1908,10 send by registered letter addic*sed  lo the undersigned, his name and addrex* and  lull particulars of his claim or interest, iiihI a  rtatciueut of liU Hccouut and the nature fthe  security (ifat-y) held by him. all veilfi. <l by  Ua'utory de laration. Alter Ihe Haul 37'h day il  February, 1909, tl.e administrator villi piooe il  with the destributi 11 ofthe estate, having 1 ��� gard  to those claims only of which lie shall then hnve  ha I notice. ^  Dated at Grand Forks B.C.,  22i.d January, too-.  A   O. SOTION.  Official Administrator  Grand Forks. B.C.  Do you want to quit shivering  and  shaking every time you go out? .If so  fcwe can help jou-   I*ve's DmfiStore.  THE  The Le Roi in Rossiand during the  15 months preceeding this year, mined  100,144 tons of ore at a cost of $11.71  get ton.  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  K8TABLI8HE1)     IN     1SOG.  THE  HOST  PRACTICAL MINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. & _s?  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable-  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. ::::::::  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JUST RIGHT.  83   PKKL  VEi_R-SA.MPLiK   ON   REQUEST  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  m  1  Administrator's   .Notice.  In  the County Court of Yale Holden at r.���'"1  Forks (  ��� IN PKOHATK���   V.  NOTH EIS IIERKDYQIVEN.thaton the ��'*'  tiny of January, I9U9, It was ordered by "il'  Honor J.udgc Brown,; that A.C. fiultpn, Olbci"'  Administrator l>e adinlslrator of the eatale c  John Ant*er'OU late ot I'hoenix, B.C.. docensed  ;lnters'ate. . ,  Kvcry person indebted  to said deceased >���  leqiii'red to make payment forthwith  to <M  undersitrned,   and   every  person   havluK  '  possession cft'octs belonging to deceased U required to notify the undersigned.  Every creditor or other person having * >  claim upon or interest in tha destrlbtiti.>.i 0  tho estate of the decease 1 Is required before  27th day of leb'y, 1909, to Mud by registcre  le'ter, addressed to the undersigned, his m"  nnd nddrens and full particulars of h!�� ololi"'^  Interest, and a statement of his account, ��  the nature of the security (if auy) held by "'  all verliiod by statutory declaration.  A Iter the said 2-th (lay ol Feb'y, 1900.'ne "  miniHtrator will proceed with tho destrlb"  of the otnt^ having regnrd to those claims  0/ which he Bhall then have had noil'*.  Dated at Grand Forks, B.C ,  ��ud January, 19o8. .._,.,��  A. C. SOTTON.  Offlotal A4��i����8tr��'��r'  Qrasd Iforka, B*-  HN.  wr  i  f  ^  mam ���iwaig--������������www  SBWaWiMi'WW���  THE PHOKtflX PIONEER.  '.?�����  ft  _��_  Cinidi'i Blg|e��t Creditor  Great Britain is Canada's big creditor. The Dominion owes $254,000,-  000 to the people of the United King-  dom, and the provinces $50,000,000,  while the indebtedness of railways and  other business concerns will swell the  total to $500,000,000. Canada's  greatest borrowing .record . was last  year, when $196,000,000 worth "of  securities of all kinds were sold abroad  of which the United Kingdom took  $175,000,000. The old lady across  the herring pond seems to have an in.  exhaustible stocking.  MAKE THIS UP  AT YOUR HOME  Home-Made, Though Effective Medicine for  Kidney Trouble  Here is a simple home-made mixture as given by an eminent authority  on Kidney diseases, who makes the  statement that it will relieve almost  any case of kidney trouble if taken  before the stage of Bright's disease.'  He states that such,symptoms as lame  back, pain in the side, frequent desire  to urinate, especially at night; painful  and discolored urination, are readily  overcome.    Here is  the recipe.    Try  it:  Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half  ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;  Compound Syrup Sasparilla, three  ounces. Take a teaspoonful after each  meal and at bedtime.  These ingredients are all harmless  and easily mixed at home by shaking  well in a bottle. This mixture has a  peculiar healing and soothing effect  upon the entire Kidney and Urinary  structure, and often overcomes the  worst forms of Rheumatism in just a  little while. This. mixture is said to  remove all blood disorders and cure  Rheumatism by forcing the Kidneys to  filter and strain from the blood and  system all uric acid and foul, decomposed waste matter, which cause these  afflictions. Try it if -you aren't well.  Save the prescription.  Ji  The Snow-Top group, near Creston,  has been sold.  Great interest is being taken in the  recent discoveries, of copper-bearing  ores in the vicinity of Vancouver.  The West Canadian Placer company  has been formed with a capital of  $75,000 to acquire an option on the  Turnei mining lease in the Cariboo.  East of Tuck Inlet, and about ten  miles from Prince Rupert, it is reported that six feet of ore has been  found that assays $30 in gold to the  ton.  Three feet: ot crude ore has been  struck in the Aurora mine at Moyie.  The mine is now in shape for shipping  and a carload or more of ore will be  shipped to Trail smelter in a few days.  M. Marks is taking eight tons of  machinery over the snow from Babine  to theplacer ground upon the Ingenica.  The pack train consists of ten toboggans hauled by 50 dogs in charge of  eight drivers.  W. B. Hudson of the Second Relief  mine, Erie, states that everything is  very favorable at the property, in fact  better than at any time previous. They  have made two shipments of crude ore  to the Norlhport smelter the returns  of which are favorable but there are  possibilities of their shipping this ore  to the Trail smelter.  One of the biggest deals in mining  property in Northern British Columbia  has practically'been,.put through, the  signature of one ol the purchasing  parties being the only thing necessary  to complete negotiations, The"properties comprise about 40 claims situated  on the east side of the Portland canal,  70 miles north of Port Simpson and 40  miles from the town of Stewart, which  is situated at the head  of the  canal.  Rossiand Boosplel Winners.  The annual bonspiel of the British  Columbia cutting association closed  Saturday rnd was voted by one and al)  who look pan a complete success.  Nelson came off particularly well, securing five first and f ur seconds.  The fi sts won b> Nelson were as follows : Grand Challenge, Oliver, Hudson's Bay, B.C. Distillery and Conso  lation, while the seconds secured were  in the B.C. Curling, the Tucket, the  Oliver and the points competition.  Rosslaid took three firsts, in the Allcomers, the B.C. Curling and the  points competition. McMynn's rink  of Greenwood captured the Tuckett  trophy, and took second in the Hudson's Bay, the other second, prizes all  going to Rossiand Rinks.  Peter Veregin, the Doukhobor leader  after spending months in examining  land in the Similkameen and Okana-  gan districts, has taken an option on  the Coryell ranch, situated about two  miles west of Grand Forks. The ranch  contains 900 acres, and it is understood  that the price is $39,000.  The provincial government awarded  the $1,000 reward offered for the  arrest and conviction of the murderer  of Mrs. Mary Morrison at Hazel mere  last June, equally between five Whatcom Washington county, men. The  award was made only after carefully  going over the merits of the various  claims.  An important mining deal was put  through in Nelson this week by which  H. L. Rogers, of Spokane, who recently took bonds on the Canadian  Girl and American Girl mines at  Ymir, secured posession of the Yukon  property at the same place. The  Yukon adjoins the American Girl,  the intention being to combine the  two properties. The price was $35,000  of which one tenth, or ,$3,500 was  paid in cash.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1909 ORB RECORD  Shipments and Smelter Receipts Par Year to  Due.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1909 to date are as  fallows:  SHIPMENTS. WKEK.  Boundary  .36,(41  Rossiand  .    5,025  East Columbia River  3,807  Phoenix Railway Timetable.  c.  H. K.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 2.20 p.m.  Arrives     .... ..     5 00 p.m  GREAT   NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. .,    8.55 a.m  Arrives     ..     ���    ,,.,.,     6.^0 p.m  Total   SMELTER   RECEIPTS-  44i973     208,920  Granby   aS.S69  B.C. Copper Co. ..  7.338  Trail    .  6,628  Nprthport(LeRoi).  ���  i,5" -  114,684  52,802  3����544  6.093  Total.  .41,046    215,123  A large consignment ot Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���'���Jessie Moore," "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed American whiskies.  EAT SAUSAGES  AND NEW BREAD  DOMINION  COPPER COMPANY  To the Bondholders, Creditors and Stockholders:  On November. 30ih, 1908, the National Trust Company of Toronto, which is the Trustee under the mortgage given to  secure the outstanding issue of $800,000 of bonds, convened a meeting bf bondholders >"n New York City after publication and  mailing of notice of the meeting lo all known holders. t Upwards of $600,000 of the bonds and large holdings of utock were  represented.  The security holder? were then informed of the pending proceedings for the foreclosuie of the mortgage under which  the property will shortly be sold, and that meantime a Liquidator had been appointed by the Canadian Couits to wind up  the Company.  A Committee w��s appointed at that meeting from among the bondholders and stockholders then present with power  to add to Uh number, to investigate the affairs of the Company and to formulate a Plan of Reorganization on bthalf of all  interests concerned.    Puranant to this request and appointment, the undersigned consented to act as ��uch Committee.  . The Company has a number of.promieing mining claims and the probabilities are in favor of the development of a  Targe tonnage of low grade ore, but the,outcome of development is accompanied  by  the uncertainties incident to every  mining venture. *'        "-'^'; ~  If the development work which is proposed to be done, uncovers a large tonnage, it will be necessary either to make  extensive alterations in the present smelter, or preferably, to construct an entirely new one on modern lines and in a better  locality.  Your Committee is advised that negotiations have been under way from time to time with one or more of the successful operating mining companies in the District, to acquire all or part of the properties of the company, but at a price which  would not have satisfied the claims of tlie bondholders and would have left nothing for the stockholders.  Yonr Committee is of the opinion that having regard to the large amount ol additional capital which would be required to develop these properties and construct a proper ameller, to the low grade of the ore which renders the enterprise  at. bee. strictly a manufacturing proposition with a narrow margin of profit under the most advantageous conditions of  management, antl assuming the price of copper at not lesa than 15 cents per lb., it may be advisable to sell the undertaking  rather than continue it, and to that end they ask authority as part of the accompanying plan, from the security holders to  make such a sale if in their judgment 1b found to be for the best interests of the security holders  PRESENT FINANCIAL CONDITION  l'riru-ipal of outstanding Bonds '. $   800,000  Interest unpaid from June 1st, 1908 (say) 7 months        28,000  Debts, including leins for workmen's wages [approximately]       100,000  l'resent outstanding Bhare capital, hOO.OOO shares, par $10 each     6,000,000  ���Church Services Tomorrow  i*r*'%*+>%^%*"aVWkW*VfV'm,i  Methodist���Service every Sunday  evening at 7.30; Sunday School at 2.30  p.m.; choir practice Friday evening  7.30; Geo E. Strachan.  St. Andrews'   Presbyterian Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow    at  7:30 p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:3c p.m.    A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor  Catholic���Church of Our I~dy or  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.  Redard. O.M.I. Pastor  p_  >"������������������ ���������������'����� ��-���  ��   '   *   ���   ��   �� ��������������������� +~  BU.-HA CHEERFULLY RECOMMENDED  FOR COLDS AND GATAR8*  '���������.���.������'���'   A Prominent Canadian Gives His Experience With the World-Famous  Remedy Tor Catarrh.  ���-+-* ��������*"����� ������>-*  WOOD  Or Any Other Favorite  Food Without fear of  an Upset Stomach  You can eat anything your stomach  craves without fear of a case of Indigestion or Dyspepsia, or that your food  will sour or ferment on your stomach  if you will occasionally take a little!  Diapepsin after eating.  Your meals will taste good, and  anything you eat will be digested;  nothing can ferment or turn into acid  or poison or stomach gas, which causes  Belching, Dizziness, a feeling of fullness, after eating, Nausea. Indigestion  (like a lump of lead in stomach), Biliousness, Heartburn, water brash, pain  in stomach and intestines or ether  symptoms.  Headaches from the stomach are  absolutely unknown where this effective remedy is used. Diapepsin really  does all the work of a healthy stomach.  It digests your meals when your stomach can't. Each triangule will digest  all the food you can eat and leave  nothing to ferment or sour.  Get a large 50-cent case of Pape's  Diapepsin from your druggist and  start taking today and by tomorrow  you will actually brag about your  healthy, strong Stomach, for then you  can eat anything and everything you  want without the slightest discomfort  or misery, and every particle of impurity and Gas that is. in .your stomach  and intestines is going to be carried  away without the use of laxatives or  any other assistance.  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phoie B 32  Cr.ionic   Catarrh   Always   Begins  With An Ordinary Cold.  So Says Dr. Hartman, the Greatest  Living Authority On Catarrhal Diseases. '-'������������  THE first effect of a cold is a thickening of tho mucous membranes of  the noso and throat.  This gives rise to a discharge, or at  least as tiifunessbf the nasal passages.  Sometimes fever accompanies the first  attack, also a fooling of languor, dullness and aching of tho bones.  If no attention Is paid to it, tho mucous  congestion its liable to spread down into  the larynx, producing'hoarseness and  Into the bronchial tubos, producing a  cough. ''.'.  Even when this occurs,' many people  pay no attention to it.  Under such circumstances, tlto congestion is liable to become chronic, producing a condition of tho mucous membranes known as catarrh. Catarrh.lasts  an indofl.nl to  �������.����������;��. .��.e~.  Q. 11, l'arkor, Ex-Warden of Coin;>lon  Obi, Quoboc, has been mayor of Sjots-  town for a numbor of years. He is an  influential resident In Scotstown and  widely known.  He writes concerning Parana. Road  his letter below:   .  Johnson & Anderson  CANADIAN  Low Round Trip Kates to  ONTARIO, QUEBEC AND  MARITIME PROVINCES  Tickets     issued    in    connection   with  Steamship Business will be on sale from  Nov.  21, and   limited   to  five  months  from date of issue.  FINEST    EQUIPMENT.      STANDARD    FIRST-  CLASS   SLEEPING   AND   TOURIST  CARS   ON  ALL THROUGH TRAINS.  2 Through Express Trains Daily  CUKE COLDS  PREVENT CATARR  S���-      Itimo. Catarrh  ARR'.l.I  is essentially a  ' "'  chronic   concll-  Total $5,928,000  To this must be added Trustees' fees, Liquidator's fees, and legal and other expenses incident to the liquidation of  ihe Company, foreclosure of the mortgage and the organization of a new company.  Yonr Committee after due consideration of the subject in all its bearings hereby recommends the following  PLAN OP REORGANIZATION  The property and undertaking of the present Company to be acquired by the Committee at the forthcoming fore  closure sale, if in the judgment of the committee it is deemed advisable.  Tlie Committee either to hold the property so purchased, pending a sale thereof by it. or transfer the property to a  new company tobe organized under the name of the NEW DOMINION COPPER COMPANY (hereinafter referred to ae  CANADIAN PACIFIC  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIPS  6 per cent. 10-year income bonds, convertible into stock at par $  600,000  260,000 shares of amnion stock of the par value of $6 per shaie 1,260,000  Total securities of the new Company $1,750,000  (As againBt the present capital stock, debts and obligations of about $6,000,000 of the present Company, or lees than  one-third i h��* securities of the present Company.; ���.  The interest on the bonds will be payable annually, but only out of the net earnings of the year. The bonds will be  ietired annually at par by setting apart and applying annually twenty percent of the net earningB of the Company for that  purpose, subject to the right of the Bondholders at any time within live years to convert their bonds into slock at par.-  Any bonds called for payment may be converted into stock within 90 days after such call.  In order to furnish the necessary working capital for the development of the mines, the reconstruction of the smi Iter  and to cover the expenses of foreclosure, reorganization and the underwriting of the requirements of the new company}'  the stockholders will be required to hubscribe for the Income Bonds at par to the extent of $500,000, and only those stockholders so subscribing will participate in the securities of the new Company. The bonds will be in denominations of $100  and each stockholder will be asked to subscribe for one bond at the par val.-.e of $100, with respect to each 100 shares of  the Company, now owned by hini. Every stockholder so subscribing will receive in addition to the new Income Bond,  one share of common stock of the new Company for each 10 shares now held by him.  The Casta Requirements of This Plan Have Been Underwritten.  The Committee or members thereof may become underwriters or subscribers to the securities of the new company and  may participate in tlie benetitB thereof free from restriction as though they had not assumed any trust relation to this plan.  Under this plan the depositing holder of��� .... , ���,,���,   ,  100 shares of present Block of par value of $10 each upon subscribing and paying at par for $100 of new Income  Ponds, would receive such bonds and 10 shares of new stock of the par value of $5 each;  Each holder of $1000 par value of the present bondB would receive for the bonds and accrued  interest,  210  shares of new stock of the par value of $5 each; and  Each $100 Creditor's Claim would receive 20 shares of new stock of the par value of $5 each.  Under this plan 168,000 shares have been set apart in exchange for the present issue of $800,000 bonds and interest  ���stockholders who  subscribe for income bonds will receive 50,000 new shares; as to those who do not so subscribe, the  Underwriters will receive the stock applicable to the non-subscribing stockholders.    Creditors  will  receive 20,000 new  shares and Underwriters will receive 12,000 new shares as an underwriting commission, which will absorb the entire stock  iBaue of 250,00u shares. .        V ,        ���.   t ���������     i      w i        a      .i ���      i  Tlie Ci mmittee are expressly empowered at any time after any deposit of securities has been made under this plan  or after the sale of the property, or after reorganization of the new Company or the transfer of the property to it, to sell the  entire property, assets, and unuertakings of the present Company or the securities deposited under the plan, representing  such property and assets, or the securities of the new company, but in no event for less than $800,000 in cash .  The proceeds of such sale shall be distributable among the depositors of securities and claims in  the  proportions in  which such depositors are entitled to participate in the securities of the new Company. ......  In view of the impending sale of the property under forclosure, the security holders who desire to participate in UiiB  Plan are required to deposit their securities with the Hungarian American Bank, No. 32 Broadway, New York Cliy,   not  later iban  February 25ib. 1909. .    .   ,        , .   ,_,    ,        , ,.  , ���   i   ..     .,  Certificates of stock in order to be entitled to deposit must be indorsed in blank and must be accompanied by the  payment of the first instalment on account of the new Income Bonds. The payments by stockholders are to be made in  four installments, as follows: ...,..,., ,  i        ���..   t����  25 per cent of the par value of new bonds subscribed at the time of deposit of the present  stock, not later than February 25th, 1909    ....   . ��� 25c per share  25 per cent within thirty days thereafter, to wit: March 25th, 1909  25c     (       _  25 per cent within Bixtv days thereafter, to wit: April 25th, 1909  25c     (       (  25 per cent within nine'ty davs thereafter, to wit May 25th, 1909 .. ���������������-������ ������ ��� ��� ��� ^  For all amountB of less than $100 payable by stockholders on account of now bonds subscribed hereunder   the Com  mittee may issue scrip or such other form of security exchangeable for bondB in denominations of not leas than $100 as they  may d��jJ���j"�� , been ,��� _uh the Underwriters hy which holders of leas than 100 shares of stock may acquire  additional Bond scrip by purchase at par, to entitle them to a $100 bond, to the extent if any, to which the Underwriters  would be otherwise entitled to such Bonds, provided such stockholders will apply for such additional scrip at the time of  their subscriptions hereunder. , . . .  Negotiable temporary receipts will be issued for the sucunties deposited.  ALL DEPOSITORS WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ASSENTED TO THE TERMS OP THE PLAN AND AGREEMENT, COPIES OP  WHICH MAY BE HAD ON APPLICATION TO THE HUN0ARIAN AMERICAN BANK OR TO THE CHAIRMAN OP THE COMMITTEE.  CHARLES HAYDEN, Chairman. 25 Broad St., N. Y.  WARREN W. KOSTER,  JOHN A. SLEICHEB,  WARREN CURTIS,  JAMES WILLIAMSON,  HENRY II. MELVILLE,  SAMUEL UNTERMYER, Wm' ��- ^^'ATI^ Y  .����OTSUNriforCk>nw_ittce. im wan ox., ��. _.  From St. John, N.B. '     From Liverpool  Feb.   6 Lake Champlain Jan. 20  Feb. 12 Empress of Ireland Jan. 29  Feb. 26 Empress of Britain....Feb. 12  Mar.   6 Lake Erie Feb. 17  Mar. 12 Emprees of Ireland Feb. 26  Mar. 20 Lake Manitoba Mar.   3  Mar. 26 Empress of Britain....Mar. 12  April  3 Lake Champlain Mar. 17  April  9... Empress of Ireland....Mar. 26  April 23... Empress of Britain....Mar. 31  For   further   information    regarding  rates, dates of sailing, etc . apply  W. H.   DEACON, C.P.A., Nelson, B.C.  G. McL. BROWN, G.P.A.,Montreal, P.Q.  THE "TORONTO EXPRESS "  Leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10, making  connections  at  Toronto  for all  points  east and west thereof. '   ��������� -  tion and docs not leave except something is dono to relievo it.  What should'bo dono'when, a person  catches cold is to take a Sow dosos of  Peruna.  Taken at the onset, Poruna would  break up tho cold and prevent .all tho  train of symptoms which usually follow.  But, even in cases -whore tho cold has  been neglected and hoarseness or a  cough has developed, Peruna can be  relied upon to give promp*. and permanent relief.  . The f roquoncy of coughs and colds in  the winter makes Peruna a popular remedy for these ailments.  A num ber of the best people of various  countries have given testimonials as to  the valuo of Poruna in such cases.  Followed    Dr.    flartman's    Advice���  Restored to Health.  Mrs. SamuolleVigneau, Avre auBerd,  Isle do La Magdnlino, Canada, writes:  "I write to tell yon that I am perfectly I if Peruna had no other medicinal  ���well. 1 took only threo bottles of yonr valno than tho promptness with which  Peruna according to your advice and It relieves common colds, it would bo  the directions in your book and it re-1 well worth while for any family to ktef'  ���tored my health.". (lt m the hoUi.0 cc,_staii t]y.  Ask your druggist for a free Peruna Almanac for 1909  "Iliad several attacks of coldi  from time to time and finally a  severe- attack developed into catarrh.  "I was advised to nse yonr eelo-  ! bratcd catarrh remedy, and after  I taking three bottles I find myself  1 completely cured, and I no longer  suffer from catcrA or colda.  "I can chesrfully recommend  ' Peruna lor colds and catarrh."  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teach-  era' examinations. Teaches ail branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Coarse for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D.,Principal :or Rnv. J.  P. Bowoll. 3��irwir.  1 DEANE'S HOTEL I  ^   _ DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.  ^  g   ~==���=���==���������==^^ ^  ^ This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by   _J  W^z. hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation - ^  ^ of the public.    Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date.    Meals   _���  SZ served at all hours, special attention being given the Diningroom.   ^  $~ Centrally  Located  on  the  Bridge,   Fifrh  Street-,  Phoenix. "3  g-      STEAM   HEATED. ELECTRIC   LIGHTING. TELEPHONE   48.     -5  JOHN APPLEBY,  BUILDER  AND  CONTRACTOR  DEALER  IN ALL  KINDS  OF BUILDING   MATERIAL  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL  KINDS OjF SHOP AND REPAIR WORK  OFFICE AND  SHOP,  P.O.  BOX  NO.   I4S  IRONSIDES  AVENUE  AND THIRD  STREET  -       -       -       -       - 'PHONE 56  PHoenix  Beer  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  Is Recognized  by  all  as the  BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY ?   Because its  manufacturers employ all of their energy to the  turning out ot a perfect Beer from the best materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC. PHONE 23  L^  oenix   Brewing   Co.  COMFORT & QUALITY  IN   FOOTWEAR  Protect your health by protecting your feet���our  Shoes are corn nnd bunion doctor1*. Let us make  your shoes to measure, and you will have com-  forfort in wearing shoes.    Satisfaction Guaranteed,  Large Stock  of fine   BOOTS  AND SHOES,  RUBBERS, etc., to select from   MINERS' BOOTS,   MITTS   AND  GLOVES ARE SPECIALTIES.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall  *w*> PHOENIX, B. C. ��3��~  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDortald, Prop.  A Stuu* ol tho Public Patronage 3oU_t��i- 'PHONE  11  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  ^ _A. T. TURANO, opri.tor.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME OF  COMPANY.  Copper Co ���copper   JlCarlboo-McKinney���gold   jl       .  (Consol. M. & S.���gold-copper.  ft  'Granby Consolidated���copper.  t  ! Prorldence��� ailrer.  i    4UTHOR-  1  SHAKES.  [          IZKD  1  1   CAPITAL.  Issued   jpar  $3,000,000  503,000! $5  1,350,000  1,350,000  $1  5,500,000  53.55*  $100  15,000,000  135,000  J100  200.000  .11.000  ��'5  DIVIDBKDS.  Paid  1008  Total  to Date  Latest  Date  540,000  $��oi,too Sept. 1907  546,837' Feb. 1904  7Si,885|Nov.i907.  1  3.508,6301 Dec. 1908  38,M4|sept. 1906  ^<p.��v��j^>_>_>a_i>i��->��mi_%��ffimvr'ri~mmmi����v��i>�� g��g>t__^�����-����w<wt��*w��M<��*��-  Ths Pioneer for Fins Commercial Printing  J,s5_  ���  &  vWm  if  m  $  11  i'S,  m  3  m  m  V'#|  f  1   I    ��&?'���  'ill  f  f-^l  I'm  MX  I' fit; I  ���fl.Vjl  '.fl'Jil  ���i����l  i t   . . 1  ���.���il*'''l  mi  l-'-^l  Is PI  nil ���Wyw.  f^n  TFiX PHCEKiX PIONEER.  *���;���*  Il ?,".���,���::,**  BEINZE HONEY & ALMOND CREAM  Is a scientifically prepared preparation par-  ticularly adapted to tbe treatment of all skin  diseases. Nothing better to use 'after- a walk  in this bracing winter air. Best ifor gentlemen's use after shaving. Makes face, neck  and hands soft as  velvet.   Nothing equal  For Chaps and Cracked Skin  It is not sticky or greasy and is wholly absorbed by the skin- It is a pleasure to use  this preparation knowing its beneficial effects  and its perfectly harmless action. It is delicately perfumed. V  ~ In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF   U>CAL  AND  GKSKRAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Mr. Reeves's attainments  ing  have   won much favor  , ,.     ,������..._.__    ^L.oiif   or   trip   Brookivn  Chickens, laying hens, for sale; apply  Mrs. Geo. McDonald.  mi.MXiJ.iJJJ t U,.MMMM&UMAMJaUJEl  The very best books and other reading "just out"���just in.  It's worth while to call and look over our specially selected  "copyrights." Books are unalterable friends; fill leasure  hours profitably; knowledge is power, for adornment and use.  flagazines and Newspapers  We receive all popular magazines and newspapers regularly.  Call and have a look at our selection; if we have not got the  magazine you  wish,  we   will  procure it for you.  McRAE    B RO&B  l3LwlVlv^wvwlWHWlT''^''VI',''','IP|r''l>���''l''''rWBg^  THE  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  -���s y, ri. ^ySmpUJys" a system  which  makes  it  :    '    "��� '"    < it easy for its out-of-town depositors  ip^SJrJj  to   open  accounts     and     transact  business   by   mail   with   any  of. its  Jl���HSHV-Wt MU.NCII WflCtS���H  DETAILED  INFORMATION PURMSHED ON  REQUEST.  - if l  CIGARS AND TOBACCOS  The smoking habit is not such a bad habit if you smoke  ' " "TucketVs Club Special"; the cigar.worth while.   A big two  '   bits worth at half the money.   We keep many other choice  brands, also finest lines of cigarettes, tobaccos, pipes, etc.  STATIONERY, INK, ETC.  Our line of Stationery was never more complete.    We have  a select stock of papeteries, linens and woves, also a com-  i ' '     plete line of paper in pads, ruled or plain, any quality and  ��i   price.    Our stock of Inks, Pens, Pencils, Muscelage, Blank  Books, etc., is also complete.  AL. ALMSTROiy��werTown  FOR GOOD QUALITY  AND LARGEST VARIETY OF FISH,  POULTRY AND ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND CURED MFATS, LEAVE  YOUR   ORDER   WITH   US.    * + ��  OB���HOMDB_J_-Ma_B___1__________���_���  BURNS    ��&    CO-  PHOENIX, B.C.  It is repotted, another meat market  will shortly .open in'town.  Miss Cameron went to Spokane on  Monday on a visit to friends.  Kerry   Gow   show   company   will  appear in Phoenix on March 9'h-  Service will be held in the Anglican  church, Phoenix, tomorrow at  3 p.m.  Remember the Students' Recital on  Monday evening, the program of which  appears in this issue.  V. J. Matheson and C. D- Hunter  went to Vancouver on Monday on a  business trip.  C. J. McAstockcr and A McQueen  went 10 Nelson on Wednesday to see  the   Edmonton-Nelson hockey match.  Misses Cora and Lucy Graham spent  a few days of this week in Rossiand,  also attending the big hockey match in  Nelson on Wednesday.  P.H. McCurrach of Greenwood, who  possesses a fine tenor voice, will be  heard on Monday evening in duetts,  oi>eratic and Scotch, with Mrs. Murray.  R. Gilbert, A. McRacand T. Oxley  of the Phoenix ski club made a couple  of trips to Grand Forks during the  past week and report having a splendid  trip.  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind   lumber, shingles,  lime,  brick���call  on me for figures.    Phone A 44-    C.  A- Ross.  A change in'Great Northern passen-  f/r-r timetable will take place on Feb.  28th. The regular train will leave  Phoenix at 9 a m. daily and returning  arrive at 5.10 p.m.  Don't fail to hear "The Veteran  Song" by I. Crawford, and the hum^  orous quartettes, "King of Song,"  ���'Fortune Teller" and "Auctioneer" at  the students' recital on Monday even  ing.  A score or more of the local hive of  tbe Ladies of tbe Maccabees attended  an at home of their sister lodge in  Greenwood on Monday night. Mrs.  W. Oxley won the ladies first prize in  progressive whist.  Commencing next Monday the  Granby whistle will blow at 9 p.m.  every evening in connection with the  city's curfew by-law. All children under 16 years of age must be off the  streets or accompanied by a guardian.  The law will be rig:dly enforced.   Sometime during the early hours of  last Saturday morning Cosgrove &  McAstocker's pool room was entered  bv burglars. Some $15 in change was  secured from the till, and an unsuc  cessful assault was made on a slot  machine. The burglar operated as if  well acquainted with the premises.  The body of Mai R. Chapek was  found in a cabin at Boundary Falls  last Friday with the throat cut. An  inquest was held on Monday and a  verdict of suicide was returned. Deceased was about 35 years of age and  has been li'ing on his pre-emption at  Boundary Falls for several*months.  y Last Sunday evening Rev. J. G  'Shearer: preached to a union congregation in the Presbyterian church; of  this city. -.Dr. Shearer is at the head  of jthe social and moral reform department of, the Presbyterian church, but  his mission and theme on this occasion  were of a somewhat different nature.  He spoke almost entirely of the com  ing ���Chapman:Alexander evangelist  campaign, which is.undenbminafiohal,  and will cover the' ���entire Kootenay  district;-commencing; early in April.  Dr. Shearer is officially connected with  this movement, and is doing -the_adv  varice work by way of getting together  committees to have charge of local  arrangements in each of the towns to  be visited.' Rev. S. Lundie was elected chairman, and Rev. G. E. Strachan  secretary for Phoenix. The other  officers will be appointed at a representative meeting to be held in the  Methodist church on Wednesday next  at 8 p.m. Ail who are interested are  requested to attend this meeting. Information on all points may be obtained  from the secretary.  in danc-  .���.~       > ne was  besieged"with requests from  ladies to  lead the grand march  Thursday  evening.  Itteif Mining Siook QuoUlloni  Oyster cocktails at the Brooklyn  bar���oysters  fresh daily.  Mrs. John McRae is on a visit to  her mother in Spokane.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T.Gardner.  E-A. Black has had an excellent  display of watches in his window during the past week.  Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Smith and G.  L. McNicol returned Tuesday from a  ten days'stay at Halcyon.  G D. Turner will render that fine  bass'solo, "At Night on the Deep," at  the recital on Monday evening.    .  Preparations are already being made  by Phoenix Nest, Order of Owls foi a  big dance to be given in Miners'  Un:on ball on Wednesday evening,  March 17 th.  'Ihe absolute purity and delicious  flavor, the refreshing and invigorating  qualities of "Salada" Tea, have made  it the daily beveiage of millions of  satisfied users  If >ou are needing anything in the  line of furniture, either in ihe medium  or belter lines, call and see us before  buying elsewhere���At N. Binns' old  stand���C. K. Edwards.  Mrs. Taylor, Mrs, Slopes, Mrs.  Currie, Mrs. Reid, Mrs. Mtllward,  Miss Pearce and Miss Sloan, ol Grand  Forks were among the guests at the  Phoenix Maccabees at-home on Thursday evening.  Miss Alma Peterson went to Spokane on Tuesdaj. S. T. M.mhens  went to Spokane on Wednesday.  Harry Matthews took the trip on Wednesday and will be best man. Further  (larticulars next week.   -  Boh Pntchard and Wm. Biiv.r gave  an eight-round bout in ihe opera house  last Saturday evening, some 200 spectators being present. The men were  pretty evenly matched, Pritchard winning the laureis of the combat. Biner  was counted out in the eighth.  Max Berger, who was fined $50 and  costs in the local police court last  week for selling clothing in the city  without a license, wishes us to state  that it is "made-to-oider" clothing that  he sells, not "teady-mades." He has  entered an appeal and will carry the  case to higher courts.  On Saturday evening, Feb. 27 th,  Rev. J. H. White, D.D., Superintendent of Missions for this province, will  give an illustrated talk in the Methodist, church. Phoenix, on-"Here, and  There in B.C." Dr. White is well  known, and this event will be looked  lorward to with pleasure by those who  are interested in hearing about, and  seeing views of our own province. A  collection will be taken. Dr. White  will also preach in the church on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 10.30 a.m., when a  reception service for new members will  be held. The pastor will conduct the  regular evening service at 7.30.  Sing a song of optimism,  Spirits soaring high,  Four and twenty themes for mirth,  Not a cause to sigh;  When the spring is opened,  The birds will start to sing,  And everybody but the grouch  Will do a highland fling.  ���  Gene Shea hereby  challenges  Jim  Fee for a ten round   bout;  admission  25c; ringside $5; Bud Bell referee.  ���  "How  to be  Happy though Married-"���T. Baldwin.    Just  published.  Price 30 cents per copy.  '���  SUFFERING JN WINTER  Why does the maid  Rejoice and sing?  She has a new  Engagement ring.  Only one cloud  Bedims her love,  The Weather makes her  Wear a glove.  ���  Nar Ole Olson sprang infran Mrs.  O'Flanigan den Irlandska Karingen,  som ville gifta sig med honom, pamin-  ner ass om mangen Ole Olson h.ir i  Phoenix, som ar utsatt for samma  elande,  It is stated J. McKenzie will bring  an action against officials for false imprisonment ; he denies the charge of  being in the lunch-bottle business.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Dowin. Copper   Granby   Charles Dickens   Cons. Smelters.   Copper King   Gertie   Hecla....... ;���������  International Coal.. ���  Kendall   Missoula Copper   Nabob   Oom Panl    Panhandle Smelter...  Rambler-Cariboo.....  Rex ���   Snowstorm-   Snowshoe  ��� ���  Snllivan ������������  Sullivan  Bonds   Stewart    Tamarar-k-CbesappakP  ���iu  .08K  7.76  m  07.00  PHOENIX OPERA HOUSE  One'Night Only  THURSDAY,_Feb. 25  SPECIAL  ENGAGEMENT   OF   THE  LENA DUTHIE  Acknowledged everywhere ���'Queen of  Scottish Song."  Presenting her Renowned Performance  'An Eveaiog in Scothw- and Ireland."  Character Sketches ofthe National  jjf^    ....     Its to Laugh  COSTUMES FOR EACH CHARACTER  A MEMORABLE EVENING OF  MUSIC    LAUGHTER   SONG  Tickets selling Tuksdav at Tom Brown's  PRICES,  $J.00,  75c,  50c  Warm  Winter Isn't Over Yet  WOOL UNDERWEAR  ARTIC  OVERSHOES  MACKINAW SUITS  FLANNEL SHIRTS  WhoUui* ��nd Retail Meat Merchants  Dealer* in _We Stock Pork Packer*  Market* In B. C, Alberta and Yukon  JUST ARRIVED  A fine new stock ofchildshigh  chairs and rocking chairs. Call  and get your choice before they  -S-7^ ������ - ���   are picked over.     XX     t    +  We have also a nice line of cheap Iron Beds  and  Mattresses  You  should  have  something  good  to  rest on, our Star felts and  Ostermoor matresses can't be beat.    Drop in and see them.  PICTURE FrMMIHO  If you have anything good in the line of pictures  that need framing you should get them done before they get soiled.  We have a fine range of frames and mouldings in stock.  REPAIRING All kinds of repair work such as upholstering and refinish-  ing promptly and neatly done.  C. F.  IRONSIDES AVENUE  EDWARDS   PHOENIX, B.C.  Tfa-" ''Pioroeer for''Fins CoiMnetfddl Printing  NOTICE.  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE  HOLDEN AT GREENWOOD  ������BETWBKN���  Attar Singh, Amie, Govinda, Bertapa,  Nama Singh, Mela Singh, Delepa. and  Amru, Plaintiffs.  and ,       ���  Bert Adams, Defendant.  To Beet Adamh, Iftie of Eholt, British  Columbia, Contractor.  Take Notice that cteht.eeveral actions  have been begun in the.above Court bv  the eight several Plaintiffs above named  for wazes for the following sums, re-  spec'ivelv. namely: $154.95. 142.65,  $16i;85, $100.05. $247 40. $157 20, $159.88  and $159.02 exclusive of costs.  And Take Notice that unless vou enter  a dispute, note in each of such actions  at the ofiice of the Registrar of said  Court at Greenwood ..before the exipra-  tion of twenty one davs from the data  of first nnblication of this notice, the  Plaintiff in each of said actions in which  dispute notes shall not then have been  entered may proceed and judgement  will be given against you in yonr absence  This Notice was first .published on the  20th day of February, A. D. 1909.  JOHN D. SPENCE,  Plaintiffa' Solicitor.  The place of business and address for  service of John D. Spence iB Rendell  Block, Copper Street, Greenwood, B.C��  Campbell's Rink Wins Oat  Skip C. M. Campbell and his bunch  of crack curlers have won the Pither-  Leiser'"'cup' in the local rink competition. Twelve rinks competed for  the trophy, and but :of eleven games,  Mr. Campbell's rink won'ten, the only-  loss being to the Sherbino quartette.  V. M. Sherbino's rink was next highest  in the percentage column, having had  eight wins to their credit. The scheduled members of thexink were���C. M.  Campbell, skip; W. K. Hyslop, vice;  James Bateman, John Love.  Phoenix C. P. R/ Branch  The Canadian Pacific railway probably gives the best passenger service  across the North American continent,  burits"passenger accommodation inio  Phoenix is undoubtedly the worst inflicted by any railway corporation on a  city from which an equal amount of  business is secured.  It may not be generally known that  Phoenix is the thiid city in British  Columbia from a shipping revenue  standpoint, Vancouver and Nelson  alone exceeding. The C. P. R. derives  $1000 per day from Phoenix shipments  -^-and yet the excuse for a passenegr  service which the company gives this  city can hardly be termed much else  than a systematic service of knocking  Phoenix.  ���The car in which passengers are ex  pected to ride over the C.P.R. from  Eholt to Phoenix is not only filthy,  but it is dangerous. A more dismal  and dilapidated carivan could hardly  be found on the whole system���-express, baggage, mail, and a mixture of  humanity are all shaken up together  like a variety of ore samples. And to  a traveller over this line, the agony  lasts nearly two hours, coming a distance of ten miles. Bunched among  ore cars, the latter are shunted and  switched, and the "passenger" car  brought to the depot any old time.  Travellers will not come to Phoenix  over the C.P.R. if they can avoid it,  going to Greenwood and up the hill by  stage in preference. Almost daily do  travellers arrive in Greenwood and  phone to Phoenix merchants, offering  to pay expenses down the hill, in order  to avoid the C.P.R. trip. Phoenix has  the best hotel accommodation in the  Boundary, and when the C.P.R. gives  a service that discourages the travelling public from coming here, the railway is simply knocking the city.  The business men of Phoenix can  not move too soon in demanding a  proper and adequate service.  Don't Catch Cold  Be Comfortable  Be Healthy  FUR-LINED GLOVES  FUR-LINED CAPS  OVERCOATS  MITTS  T. BROWN  Gent's   Furnishings  STUDENTS  Program to be  Presented   in the Opera  House on Monday Evening.  1 Piano Duet..  2 Piano  .....'::. .Galop de Armour.. ��� '.. .':��� .-.Bohr  Mrs  Murray and Miss Irene Crawford   Bluebells.....   . . ....   Englewood  Miss Bessie Heidman  3 Quartette  . . :���. . ' . King of Sohg. ;. .... .. . .Breley  Mrs. Turner, Miss Heidman, Mr. Crawfoi'd, Mr. I urner  4 Piano   .......... ���   - - - .Princess Royal... .'..... ...... Rosenfel  , Miss Florence Swanson  5 Voice  (a) Somewhere a Broken Heart.. . ... Bishop   (b) Grandmother's Love Letters  ;   Miss Flossie Graham  6 Organ  Moonlight on the Lake...............  (March)  Miss Laurel Pickard  7 Voice (a) Only Me in my Nightie (b) See-Saw Margfs  Miss Bessie Heidman  8 Piano Duet   Home Sweet Home and other Airs Burger  Misses Edna and Florence Swanson  9 Vocal Duet Tell me will my dream come true   Miss Gladys Pickard and Mrs. Murray  io Organ Solo   Grand March   Miss Grace McKenzie  i 1 Voice  .Humorous Quartette���The Fortune Teller... .  Misses Heidman and Messrs. Turner and Crawford  12 Piano  Facination  Two Step March  Miss Hattie Graham  13 Voice The Veteran's Song.   Mr. Isaac Crawford  14 Piano  .Robin's Return   Miss Cora Dawson  15 Voice Good Bye Sweet Heart Good Bye Meller  Mrs. G. D. Turner .  16 Piano Valse Blue Margis  Miss Edna and Eddie Swanson  17 Vocal Duet...(a) Only Thee���Operatic    (b) The Croopit Bawbe���Scotch  Mrs. Murray and P. H. McCurrach  18 Organ Solo Shepards Evening" Song Low  Miss Gladys  Pickard  '9 Voice At Night on the Deep , .Petrie  Mrs. G. D. Turner  20 Piano      . Valse in E Durand  Miss May Buckless  21 March of the Cameron Men (Scotch  P. H. McCurrach   .  22 Piano "Minuet" Pardereskie  Miss Mabel Heidman  23 Piano "Battle of Waterloo"   Anderson  Eddie Swanson  24 Humorous Quartette  ... .\The Auctioner  ... ���...'.. ., Leslie  Misses Heidman', Messrs. Turner and McCurrach  .Paul  . Leslie  . Stephen  .White  CALIFORNIA  CELERY,  J5c. per head  OREGON  CAULIFLOWER  12^c. per pound  CALIFORNIA  CABBAGE,  ,. .    7c. per pound  HOT HOUSE  LETTUCE,  50c per pound  MALAGA  GRAPES,  35c. per pound  Hardware  Depart.  We liavi j'ls: n ceived another  shipment of . the .FAMOUS  'GQO.Dh.RICH SEWING MACHINES.  We give a ten yt-ar guarantee  with each .machine, and send  them out on trial- for ten days.  The price is within ihe reach of  anyone.  Prices run. from $35.00, to  $50.oo,paya6le $5.00 per month,  or io?/a ofi for cash in thirty days  If your are interested call and  have a look at these machines.  Before placing your order for  Feb. isr, we think it: will be to  your advantage to call and get  our prices,  We are anxious to get your  business, and will do everything  to please you.  Our aim is to use everyone  well, and everyone alike.  Mt*mmtrwimmwmuan-'  'L'-l  ���'���39  !**��  &  ���St  >."  m  t .1  ���4  i.rt  r,  rwSB  M  I .v. M  m  m  ir*_  ?-'���_��!  r-'SSS  f '- ISP  ��� . vWj  r- *"*e  ;'"'&  .'hS  1             >f *  ������  '^4  '"* 'Vati  ''"���'1k��  ?y_fll  U.-V9SK  ^*&_��f  ��   .'/Bf  P��3S  rtf  ���a  -I*  t  1%%

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