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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 27, 1909

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 W^Mh  nn  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Tenth Year.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,   SATURDAY. FEBRUARV 27,  1909  No. 14  ,   .up  WE   HAVE   OPENED   OUT  THIS   WEEK  POSITIVE LY TH E FIN EST  AND MOST UP-TQ-DATE  LINE OF LADIES'GOODS  FOR SPRING  EVER SHOWN IN PHOENIX  COMPKISIN'G %  PRINTS, GINGHAMS, MARATHON SUIT-  \ti.J^(3tS;J>UOKB, BATISTES, VESTINGS,  LAWNS, INDIA MUSlilNGS, NAINSOOKS, LACES, EMBROIDERIES,  ALLOVER EMBROIDERIES & LACES  CORSET COVER. EMBROIDERIES,  MUSLIN WAISTS & WHITEWEAR.  We are also making an especially attractive showing of the  "HAfiAr BRAND LADIES' SHOES AND OXFORDS  ,������-*.''       ,    in the newest  Spring shapes and shades;  BLACK,     TAN      AND     OX-KLQOD  We push the  " HAGAR" Shoe,  because we know it is  the   nobbiest   aud   best-made   Ladies'   Shoe   in   Canada.  See our Window anil Show Tables  uhter^nehdrick  WATCHES  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 in LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S  WATCHES.  We have them iu Gold. Gold Filled and  Nickle Cases. Heie are a few samples of the  values we are  giving :  17 Jflt tlOVraUost-Proo! foe.,$10.00  l5KmHOVtllfllTjB5t"PfOo!to..$7.50  7 JEWEL IIOVniEIIT.Dust-Proof Case...$5.50  Others too numerous to mention.    Watch  our window.    .    .    .      It will pay you  TELEPHONE 66  OFFICIAL  O. P.R.   TIME  INSPECTOR  LOCAL MINING  OBSERVATIONS  By English Experts on  Recent Tour.  Paper Read Before Institution  ^ of Mining and Metallurgy.  The following quottion is from a  paper on "A visit to mineral districts of  Canada" read before the Instituiion of  Mining and Metallurgy, by William  Frech^ville, past president, and Hugh  F. Marriott, member, of council, who  were among the mining experts that  made a tour through Canada last  September.  Their reference to" observations  made on Boundary mining follows:  'From Rossland we proceeded to  Greenwood, and visited the mine and  smelter belonging to the B. C. Copper  company. The mine is on what is  known as the Mother Lode, and ,is  exploiting a large; body of ore! about  190 feet wide, having a known length  of about 1,200 feet. The hanging  wall is ot greenstone and the foot wall  limestone.  "The ore appears to be altered  greenstone, in which spots of iron'  pyrites here and there occur. The  value is said to run from -1.5 to"1.75  per cent of copper and about $1.50 in  gold and silver.  "That it should be possible to work  commercially such an ore ind cates the  very favorable conditions that exist.  The'workings are partly opencast and  partly underground, and no timbering  is used, the ore being worked out'in  chambers; leaving intervening pillars.  The ore is self-fluxing.  "An output of 1,600 tons a day is  being made from the Mother Lode,  and about 400 tons a day are obtained  from other mines, so that the tonnage  smelted amounts to about 2,000 tons  a day. The smelter is situated about  four miles from the mines. There are  three furnaces 20 feet long by four  feet wide, putting through a little over  600 (tons a dky^eaclu ���Abouu-i?J^  per cent of coke is^ used, costing $6.50  per ton. The matte runs from 45 to  i 50 per cent nf copper, and is besse-  merized and the black copper shipped  "The next mine visited in the district was the Gr.inby, which conducts  one of the largest low grade mining  and smelting operations in the world.  The plant is now being increased to  treat 5000 tons a day. The ore dips  at about 40 degrees and several drives  are made on each level, from which  the stopes are carried up at an artificial  angle to enable the material to be run  into the tiucks by gravity.  "The operations ' here consist of  blasting down the ore which gravitates  into the trucks and is drawn out of the  mines by electric traction. It is then  run on a down grade to the smelter,  and passing through jaw cruchers, four  of which handle the entire output, it  is mixed with coke and dumped into  the furnaces.  The ore, which contains r.5 to 1.75  per cent copper and $1.50 in gold and  silver, and is entirely self-fluxing, and  it is due to this natural advantage that  this extremely low grade is profitably  worked.  The smelter is at present treating  3,500 tons a day. There are eight  furnaces, 14 per cent coke being added  to the charge. The resultant matte is  40 to 45 per cent; the slag which contains 0.3 per cent coppe*, ca ries 45  per cent silica. The Bessemer prccess  completes the operation necessary to  turn out marketable copper.  An interesting detail with regard to  the copper here ��as the system of  charging; the trucks containing the  various materials being run right into  the furnaces, there being auxiliary  wheels on the'upper part of the sides  of the trucks, which engage with rails  on the furnace waits. They say they  mine the ore in the-morning and send  the copper away as 99 per cent black  copper in the evening, and although  this may not be strictly accurate, it  substantially illustrates the unusual  simplicity and celerity of the operations."  ELSA   SCHAFENBERG, SOP..ANO, WITH KAKL RIEDKLSBERGER  Tbe Canadian Mining Institute.  (Mining Science)  When it comes to making institute  meetings interesting and instructive,  ihe Canadian Mining Institute has a  a very happy faculty of accomplishing it.  In the meeting of the Western  Branch at Greenwood, B. C, the  papers presented were directly related  to the special district and were made  more instructive and valuable by the  material illustration afforded.  The institute is to be congratulated  on its wide-awake committees.  Latest Prices in Metal*  Nbw York���Copper, electrolytic, $13-  25 @ $13 50; laite. *13 75 @ M4.00.  Bar Silver. 52>��  Lead. #4 57,^ �� ��4.02.  Speller. 15 02 @ $5 07  Boundary Side lights  Born���At Greenwood, on Feb. 13,  to Mr. and Mrs. W. Hart, a son.  The Patterson ranch, hear Grand  Forks, has been sold to a Brandon  man.  Vv  Editor Lowery has returned to  Greenwood after a cruise in the Kootenays.  A young deer was seen on the streets  of (Jrand Forks'last. week. It had  been chased by coyotes.  Norman Dewar has sold his blacksmith outfit at Greenwood and is leaving for Alberta. .,'f  A power line will be installed from  Mother Lode to the jewel mine. The  right of way is now bfcing cleared.  E.Bailey has taken a contract of  unloading coal for the C-P.R- at Green-  Greenwood, Eholt, jGrand Forks and  Farron. _>i " ���   V   ' . .  The wrestling match between Tack  Calder and Frank Eilard at Greenwood  on Thursday evening resulted in a  draw; ":   ��� ��� ���- ������*.'���;���:'.^ ������������  KARL RIEDELSBERQER  A. R. Mann has purchased his  partner's interest in the firm of Rutherford and Mann, druggists, at Grand  Forks.  The Eastern Townships Bank will  erect a substantial building for offices  in Grand Forks, to replace the one  destroyed by fire last July.  The B.C. Copper company's smelter treated 8,734 tons of ore this week  as follows : Mother Lode, 7,808 ; Oro  Denoro,   175; other   propentes,  751.  Grand Forks license commissioners  will enforce the license law in that  city, permitting no gambling and compelling hotels to keep bars closed on  Sundays.  J. J. Warren of Toronto, president  of the Spokane & British Columbia  railway has been in Grand Forks during the past week in connection with  the extention of the company's lines.  Cblef of Police dels Orders.  The police and license commissioners have given the chief of police  a list of orders that would be well for  any probable offenders in the city to  lake due notice. For the benefit of  such we present them herewith:  1. Strictly enforce curfew bylaw.  2. Obstructing sidewalks and loafing on street corners must not be  tolerated.  3. Any person using profane or  boisterous language on the streets or  in any public place  must be arrested  4. Make an extra effort to locate  persons carrying concealed weapons  and have them prosecuted.  Important Mining Deal  The most important mining deal  that has been put through in Nelson  for some years was completed Wednesday when the papers were signed  giving the Consolidated Mining and  Smelting company of Trail a two and  a half year bond on the Queen Victoria  mine at Beasley, eight miles west of  that city, the party giving the bond  being J. P. Svvedberg, the well known  mining man. It is the intention of the  Consolidated company to put the mine  in operation with the least possible delay. As all the necessary plant and  machinery are in position it will not,  therefore,   be   long   before shipments  start.   Oreenwood Get* Smith Cup  The cup offered by O. B. Smith,  superintendent of the Granby company,  for competition by the vice-skips of the  Burns competition has found a lodging  place in Greenwood���till next winter  at least. Phoenix and Greenwood  curlers played a series of eight games  on Monday and Wednesday evenings  for the coveted mug���and the silver  ware went to Greenwood, the latter  securing six of the eight games. Greenwood curled all round the locals and  were fully entitled to the trophy.  Phoeilx  Fatnoai  Violinist  to   Reappear   Is  Next Monday ao< Taesslar.  Karl Riedelsberyer, the world renownedPrussian......violinist, acknowledged by competent critics tu be the  best all-round master of the violin in  the United States, now on his transcontinental tour, has been engaged to  give two concerts in the Phoenix opera  house on Monday and Tuesday even-  ings next. To speak concerning Mr.  Riedelberger's ability and skill as an  artist is as difficult as attempting to  paint the lilies, so we waive every attempt to that effect, suffice it to say  that Mr. Riedelsberger was the teacher  of A. D. Strutzel of this city, that he  has played in Thomas'orchestra of  Chicago for five years, that he has been  concert master of the Philarmonic  orchestra of Chicago for nine years,  and that, in short, he has spent 31 years  of his life in perfecting and preparing  himself for the unique and enviable  position that he holds today among the  violinists of the world.  Mr. Riedelsberger is assisted in his  concerts by a soprano and pianist of  fifteen years'.European training.  -~Citreeiis^xif'fliocuiAr3horfdHn.o^rrii8s  this rare treat on Monday arid Tuesday,  which the opera house management  has secured at considerable expense.  Reserved seats are now selling at'  Brown's.���Advt.  Hockeylsta In a Pree-Far-AII.  Phoenix hockey team went to Greenwood on Tuesday evening to play a  scheduled game with the team of that  city. When the game was in progress  about a quarter of an hour, and each  of the teams had scored two goals, two  of the players got into a dispute which  precipitated the entire lineups of both  teams in a free-for-all scrap, and  brought air the spectators on the jump  across the ice.  The fifteen minutes of play resembled a slugging match more than  anything else, and it was evident the  Greenwood players were intent on winning the match at any cost, or at least  maiming their opponents so that Phoenix would lose the game with Grand  Forks two nights later. Greenwood  had no chance for the Boundary  trophy, but its envious spirit against  Phoenix predominated. This is not the  first hockey match between these two  teams that has ended in this way, and  it would appear that both teams are  ready for renewed war.  LAROE merger plan  A  Ten Million Dollar Company after Orient  Mine* and Norlbport Smelter  There arc deals within deals being  negotiated for properties on First  Thought hill, says the Orient Journal.  Efforts by those who are on the inside  of a big consolidation scheme are being  made to create slumps in mining stocks  in order to gobble it up cheap, and  subsidiary mining syndicates are being  formed. It is rumored that all these  manouvers are principally the agencies  of a strong English syndicate who are  to acquire the Northport smelter, the  First Thought mine, and merge other  properties in the Orient camp. To  give color to this rumor word comes  from Washington, D.C, to. the effect  that a company has been formed there  with a capitalization of $10,000,000 to  consolidate all the mines in the Orient  camp under one management, and to  operate its own smelters, mills, etc.  Dealb of Mrs. Woocter.  The news of the death in Grand  Forks on Thursday of Mrs. Wooster,  wife of G. W. Wooster, treasurer of  the Granby company, was a shuck to  her many friends. Mrs. Wooster had  been suffering from tonsolitis, and had  an operation performed on her throat  on Wednesday, but little danger was  anticipated. Complications set in, however, and the best medical skill proved  of no avail, death occurring early on  Thursday morning. The remains were  taken to Spokane yesterday for burial  J. E. Mclntyre of Mother Lode has  returned from a trip to the coast.  REPORT OF AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROPERTIES MADE BY F. A. PROVOST, A PROM-  INENT MINING ENGINEER LAST JUNE   /!  In the report of the financial and  physical condition of the Dominion  Copper company, issued by the reorganisation committee, the report of F.  A.Provot, a prominent mining engineer, who examined the properties  last June, is given as follows:  '���In the Rawhide and Idaho claims  the Dominion Chopper Co. has at the  present time an ore reserve that.can  fairly be estimated at between 2 and 3  millio" tons. This ore will in all  probability average about as follows:  Gold      $1.00  Silver 18  Copper            22 lbs.  and should give a net recovery of about  17 lbs. of copper and .$1.15 gold and  silver to the ton.  During the operations for the year  ending July 31st, 1907, the recovery  from the ores treated was:  Gold .....!. $1.04  Silver...........      .15 approve  Copper .....'..   . 15.5 lbs.  per ton and the copper recovery was a  little lower tharf rr.y estimate of what  can be done because of the unnecessary  prop rtion of flux (Sunset ore), which  was used in the attempt to keep up a  larger production than the mines could  supply.  During the same period, on a production ot 188,000 tons, the smelting  costs averaged $1.78, and the mining  costs $1.98 per ton. The lowest cost  at which copper was produced was  .1396 cents in August, 1906. Owing  to the very obscure methods of segregating capital disbursements and oper  nting charges, it is almost impossible  to state what was the average cost of  copper for that period. However,  operating under the most favorable  economical conditions, and treating a  tonnage of not less than 300,000 tons  per annum, the following costs may be  approximated: ' ..   '  Cost mining per ton ore  $1.25  ".' smelting per ton ore .....     1 38  "j   converting,   refining    and  ^ 1 TriarTceting, as'^^ ���  -   with B.C. Copper Co. at 3c.  per lb. 17 lbs..... 51  Total cost ;...  Deduct value gold and silver.  $3-14  r 00  Cost 17  lbs. copper netted by  each ton of ore $2.14  Copper per lb 12  On a 15c. copper market the profit  per ton would be about 40c, and the  yearly operations would yield a profit  of $120,000.  The property, however, is in no  shape to mine and treat 1000 tons of  ore daily, without which tonnage no  reasonable costs can be attained.  The Rawhide and Idaho mines from  which practically all the ore must  come, are new mines and not yet  opened up sufficiently with extraction  drifts and raises to ensure low mining  costs. To get a low mining cost here  it is necessary to extract a large tonnage from one or two openings so that  hoisting, pumping, tool sharpening,  superintendence, etc., will be a  minimum.  As the property stands now it has no  reserves nor known ore bodies of any  consequence, outside of the Rawhide  and   Idaho, and  these  bodies, though  large are now limited to 3 million tons  or so, as they both pass into adjoining  territory. On their showing alone the  company would not be warranted jn  expending the large sums "necessary to  properly remodel their smelter, or to  build a new one.  In deposits of such low grade, steady  operation on a large scale is imperative  and; the keynote of success. To ensure this a very large quantity of ore  must be available, and available in  large bodies, not in scattered deposits  of small size, otherwise the cost of development, dead work and plant, at  each mine is too large a charge against  the smaller tonnage.  The policy of this company, therefore, should be to open up its reserves  on the Idaho and Rawhide, and prospect all of its territory for additional  ore bodies, mining each in turn on as  large a scale as possible.  An expenditure of $5o,6oc���$60,090.  should   suffice   to   properly   develop  these reserves, and to do some diamond  drill work and prospecting on the  rest  of their holdings. ~  Tne territory between.the Brooklyn,  and the Stem winder, the Montezuma  claim and the Crown Silver is all good  prospecting ground. The Mother  Lode workings of the B. C. Copper  company are within a few feet ot the  Crwn Silver mine, and it is quite  probable that the mineralization extends into the latter claim.  The present smelter is nominally  capable of treating 1,000 tons daily,  but is ill designed and uneconomical.  With'the mines in their present condition it would not be advisable to try  to treat much more than 600 tons  daily until such time as more stopes  and rakes are opened up.  The developments at the mines during the past year have been, considerable, and they have been well equipped  with a new compressor plant, hoists,  etc., so that the further necessary expense will be confined to the under--  ground development and   prospecting  referred to above.  '" ": '"'-  In short, with the present condition  bf the mines and smelter there is no  profit in sight under 15c. copper, and  the reserves do not warrant large  capital disbursements to enlarge the  plant to a 2,000 ton basis on which  lower costs could be obtained.  The best policy at present would  seem to be one ot development and  prospecting with the view of developing more ore to enable a profitable  sale of the property or its development  to a point that would warrant operations on a much larger scale."  Justice Clement in the Supreme  Court at Vancouver has refused on  technical grounds to give judgement  in suit for $'5,000,000 instituted by  National Trust Co. of Toronto acting  for New York bondholders, against  Dominion Copper company.  Prospects for a mine on the Wood-  burn property continue to improve and  the promoters are most optimistic. At  a meeting of the directors held on FeD.  23 rd it was decided to increase the  price of stock from ten to fifteen  cents per share, to take effect on  March  10th.  ur^5HSa5a5HSSSa5HSSSE5a52SSS25rir^  ��       BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. Feb * "  \        The followlua table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor   1900,   1901,  1003. 1004.  100s.   Foe*.  19V7, i9���� and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Mine.  I Granby Mines...  j Snowshoe.....   1 Phoenix Amal..  1 B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode���  B C Mine   Emma   Oro Denoro....  I Bonnie Belle   I Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem-  Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunset.   Mountn Rose..  Athelstan   Morrison -  I K. Bell   (Senator   I Brey Fogle   No. 37   I Reliance   1 Sulphur King*..  ] Winnipeg- ........  I Golden Crown...  I King Solomon...  3ig Copper   1 No. 7 Mine   1 City ol Paris   J Jewel   ] Riverside   iCarml   'Sally   I Rambler -.  Butcher Boy....  I Duncan   I Providence   I Elkhorn   ' strathmoie......  I Golden Kagle...  1 Preston   ��� Prince Henry.-.  ] Skylark   1 Last Chance   B. P. O. Mine...  I Bay   j Mavis   J Don Pedro   I Crescent   jRuby   ! Republic   Miscellaneous.-  1901       190a       1903       1904       1905  231.762 309.858 393.718   S49.703 ��5.vS8a  1.731    20,800   71,212    ~...  99,034 141,316 138.079   I74.��98 M7.S76  47.405    14.811    19.365  650     8,530   22,937   ������.    15.537  1906         1907 1008 1909  801404   613,537 1028,747 160,758  8,426    135,001 48,826 34.440    MS  tool.  Past  Week I  21.397 j  2,170}  802  'So  1,040  "i'75  "665  2,000  J50  7.455    15.731  5.646  3>339  150  560  635  482  2,060  "890'  363  2.435  37.960  16,400  9.485  .'.007  31.350  55.731  3.070  3.150  I./59  4.586  25,108  3.056  4,747   ������-     3.450  'i"8js  364  33   ���  105,900 20S.32I   321,849  1488      1,712        11 804 18,274     ..  3.177 14.481    66,630  20   70,664  I.503  MO.6S5  3.960  16,032  48,390  3.555  43.195  11.1S3  64.173  3M70  3��.i58  649  5J8o  io'.740  3.802  ,   530  120  H9  So  3.456  315  993  400  167  500  79  33  150   30  145  586  726 7.0  325        '5��    20  -2  V>  3��  60  750  515  689  '5?  73  20  40  90  500   3?  106  76  ,2  1 140  40  140  20  ��S  589  90  "65  108  40  700  20  224  30  45  53  Total.tons 390,800 508376690419 829,808 933,628 1,161.5371.148.137 1.487.480 267,365   3'i544  ] Smelter treatment��� 00  1 Granby Co     130,828   ��I2J40 401.921 596.252 687,oS3  ' B C.CopperCo.    117.611 148,600 162,913 110.484 210 830  loom. Cop. Co - 131.570   30,930   84,059  828,879 637,616 1037,544 129,134  123,740 341.951 364.850 66450  2111,811     153439     22,666  19,0291  8.7341  1 Total reduced..   348439 460,940 697404 837,665 982,877 1.I7M30M33.0I7 1,359.060 '95.594   i7>76jj  f|iji?525iiSSKS25r52rf25^^  I  ' Jl'f  ii*.'. n  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  51  Hi  I  sase��l;.,  M  >#  Cl^mBaking Powder  Is the most efficient and  perfect of leavefllflg agents*  MADE FROM PURE CREAM OF TARTAR  No alum, lime or ammonia.  a ���  PROVINCIAL.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1909 ORE RECORD  Shipment! and Smelter Recrlpis For Year to  Dale.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  fMDBD OS9 a4TOslD*Ta ���* TM��  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PMUMll.iB.Cf  T. ALFRED LOVE. Mamaokk.  ���/Tele!  B, G MINING  Kootenay" lake  I Bualncaa omce No, 14.  i Mtiauscci'a rertaenesvHo.1 J.  - svaaCBiPTKnia m ADTAHCB.  far T��*r ..���..���..._ n   ��le Months... ���...���   To the Doited States, per year��� _...  ..Ji.ce  .. ���i.*S'  �� 1:50  1909        KJEJ3.  1909  Sea.rstea. Tim. Wai.  Tka   ft,.    Sal,  ipiii  US!*!  a8t 29,  9r  16  39.  3  10  3i  II  l8"  *5  5  12  19  26  6  '3>  20 *  27  1  Phoenir'mercharits are pot'slow to  denounce citizens who patronize the  mail-order 'stores, yet these same merchants jrili.go to Nelson or Greenwood  to order their stock from commercial  travellers. One is on a par with the  other:''they are both taking business  away,from tSeir home city. * ',  There is  no excuse, for merchants  going, out of the city, to see  travellers'  , samples^-encouraging ���    business - ���' at  ���i*5>thef 'points1 at We? expense of Phoenix.  vBver9'^laVelter stibuYd'-be compelled to 1  show his samples here before receiving \  an order from local merchants.  It,is true the C.PJR.. transportation  semcehias,_mucb,to do, with the discouraging of travellers coming to Phoe-  nix^wrtriWeir big sample trunks, but  here*Sg1thi tbW fault'rtiay be fohnd'with  the merchants. " 'The' C��P*:R". is not  going to give this city an adequate  trainiservice! until it has to���and the  merchants from whom the .company  secure business, hold the' fuse to the  only' bdmbshell ' that Will move the  C.P'.Rrto'lhe requirements of the city  in a passenger service.  . It^ba3=enbughr"t6"have a railway  corpor^tidrr-driving business away from  PhQenix, without mefChahts climbing  in Sie front band wagon and beating  the-ilrum.  Blue Bell mine, on  employs 65 men.  The Crow's  Nest collieries have e  daily output of 2,000 tons.  The Winslow group, in the Lardeau  has been bonded for $60,000.  The Bluebell is shipping at the rate  of nearly 700 tons a month and receiving substantial bounty benefit.  Tbe True Blue group of claims on  True Blue Mountatn has been bonded  and work will soon be resumed.'  The Kaslo Kootenian announces  that the newly, organized Kootenay  Cliief mine intends commencing work  in the early spring.  The Canadian Zinc company of Nelson is reorganizing on a larger capital  basis to give the company a larger  scope for operations and the purchase  of ores.  The Michigan Gold Mining and  Milling Co. has purchased a four-drill  air 'compressor and 40 horse-power  gasoline engine for the development of  the'north extension of First Thought  mine,' near Orient, Wash. Develop  nient work under Herman Cameroe  will consist of a 200-foot funnel which  will be started immediately.  It is stated tnat the Tyce Mining  and Smelting "Co., operating on Van'  couyer Island, has secured control of  the'Swayne group of claims at the head  Lynn Creek, in North Vancouver  municipality., .There is a likelihood of  at least one- hundred men being employed at the development work. Recent diamond drilling operations have  p'rovem the. permanency of .the ore  bbdiesat-depth, already there is a large  tonnage blocked out in the workings'.  The' values are principally in copper.  There is. talk of building a tramline  from the mine to Burrard Inlet in order  to facilitate'ore shipments. The Woodland group of copper claims on a ��� fork  of ��� Seymour creek, owned by Cap!."  Cates and associates, has been bonded  by a Glasgow syndicate The values  ,are<ih copper and gold.  BOND STORY'A HOAX  M-jyie Oddfellows will build a $3000  hall in that city.  Trinity Methodist ch irch, a $30,000  marble structure, has just been com-  ileti d at Nelson.  Nelson    will     ask     the    provincial  ovcrumenl for assistance towards  the  crcciion of a new hospital.  ,  An American syndicate has   acquir  ���*d 20,000 acres of limber land, situat  ed 200 miles norih of Vancouver.  A B. Mackenzie of Rossland, secre  tary of the Associated Boards of Trade,  has gone to Hawaii fc r his health  Roseberry post office on Slocan  lake has been closed. Mail for that  point is now sent to New Denver.  Charles Inderwies and Paul Riedd  have thrown up their lease on the  \lo>ie .brewery and are leaving for  California.  " Y. S. Sheppard, of Lethbndge, has  been arrested there. He has been selling large parcels of land around Fernie  to Lethbridge people, who, when they  came to examine the land, allege that  he had misrepresented it.  An attempt was made by. an incendiary a few days ago to burn down the  post office at Salmon Arm, B.C. A  box of cotton batting, saturated with  coal oil, was found under the building  just after it-had been fired.  Mr. William Skene, secretary of the  Vancouver board"*of trade, has been  appointed by the piovincial government  the British Columbia representative at  the convention, which is to be -held in  Culgary,-to-discuss the question of exporting the Alberta grain via Vancou-  ver.1  A petition, signed by 10,000 electors  m favor of local option was recently  presented to the, legislature. An immediate answer was called for, but  Premier McBride said it was a very  important matter' and he must have  time for consideration. He promised  to reveal the government's attitude on  the question in a few days.  Three transcontinental passenger  trains, daily each way between Vancouver and Montreal���or two more  than were ever before operated dady  on the system���is the programme of  the C.P.R. for its service during 'the  coming summer. This service is now  being considered by the passenger traffic officials of. the. railway. -- - -  The Canada Gazette contains a  notice that the governor general in  council has disallowed the Natal Act  passed by the British Columbia, legislature on Feb. 1, igo8. The object  of the act was to impose an educational  test on new arrivals in the province.'  The  law   has   been   enacted   several  1     *>  times by British Columbia but as often  has been disallowed by the Dominion  government. The supreme court of  British Columbia . declared some time  ago-that the act was unconstitutional.  The effect of the disallowance wiU- be  to'prevent an appeal being taken to the  Imperial Privy council from the judg'  ment of the British Columbia .court. '  Ore shipments from the variou-  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters ot  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1909 to date are as  f .Hows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. VttAR:  Boundary -:   .   3r.Sl2     22l>324  Rossland  .   .. 5.S5S       *6>879  Etst Columbia River   3,589       23,066  A Clem Man  r-  PRAYING  Total    4*>225  SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby     18672  B.C  Copper Co  ..   8,931  Trail   7��"5<J  Northport (LeRoi)..   1,3*6"  27',2 35  Outside cleanliness is less than half the batde. A man may  scrub himself a dozen times a day, and still be unclean. Good  health means cleanliness not only outside, but inside. It means  a clean stomach, clean bowels, clean blood, a clean liver, and  new,:clean, healthy tissues. The man who is dean in this way  will look it and act it. He will work with energy and think  dean, clear, healthy thoughts.  He will never bt troubled with liver, lung, stomach or blood  disorders. Dyspepsia and indigestion originate in unolcan stomachs. Blood diseases are found where there is unclean blood.  Consumption.and.bronchitis mean unclean lungs.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  prevents these diseases.    It makes a man's insides clean  stnd healthy.    It cleans the digestive organs, makes pure,  ,:'   clean  blood, and clean, healthy flesh.  ".������ It  restores   tone to the nervous system, and cures nervous exhaustion and  prostration.    It contains no alcohol or habit-forining drugs.  Constipation is the most unclean uncleanliness.    Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pel*  lets cure it.    They never gripe.   Easy to take as candy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to Rapid Express and Baggage  Transfer. Careful attention to all  orders. Phone A65.  JANES G. McKEOWN  CITY PRAY  PHOENIX.  Total  36:749  >&*n^^  CHAPPED FROM  FINGERS TO  ELBOWS  Boy's Af ��y Relieved bv Urn Buk  If you are suffering from badly chap  ped hands you will be able to compre  hend a little of the agony which Henry  Walker, of  14,  Manufacturers Street,  Montreal,   endured   before  Zim-Buk  gave him relief.    His   mother,   telling  of the case to a Press  representative,  said:���  "Henry works with his shirt slee\es  rolled up above his elbows, and passing  from a warm to the biting cold, as he  was obliged to do, he got the worst  case of chapped hands and arms I have  ever seen. From his fin^e s to his  elbows was one mass of raw flesh, with  bad cracks here and ihere. Whenever  he washed, it brought tears to his eyes,  ihe pain was so acute He tri< d several  kinds of salves, but nothing relieved  hint really until he,tried Zam-Buk.  This balm seemed to take away the  burning and smarting-almost at once.  The cracks began to heal, and a few  applications of the bal.n cured him.  His hands and arms are now smooth  and soft.  "We have also used Zam-Buk for  other emergencies. I sustained a burn  on one of my fingers. " Zam-Buk took  the fire out and healed up the sore. It  really seams a wonderful househo'd  preparation.  ' "On one occasion my son Harry  had his, foot frozen. It was very swollen'and discolored, but Zam-Buk both  relieved the swelling and removed the  discoloration. Zam Buk is so handy  and so effective that we shall always  keep a supply handy."  ��� Miss Hattie Bertrand, of Salisbury,  (Oht.), says:���'Every winter I suffer  from chapped hands, but I have found  a cure in Zam Buk. Applied at night,  it heaU the cracks by-��normng, and  tak.es away all the soreness."  , Similar effects' follow its use for  eczema, scalp sores, blood-poisoning,  ulcers, ringworm, children's sores, cuts,  burns and bruises. It also cures piles.  All druggists and stores sell at 50c. a  box; orpost free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, for price.  ROBT. CARSON,  All kinds of light and heavy teaming  promptly attended to;  Miners' dray  in? a specialty.        :    ���'    ���'    ���'    ���'  6 PHONE B44  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, t.lle and Accident Iniatraace.  Ocaeral Ajenl. .���������������  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam >    Heated  ! UCK   C0LLLI1S?S  SHAVING PARLORS  AND    BATHROOM.  Nt-xt Door lo McRae Bros.    ��      ,   ,      n  n  Kuob Hill A��tnue.   . rHOINtX, i$.C  JAMES MARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  MMMpMMfe  rGreenwood   Liquor  Co.    -  W--  with  We furnish the trade all over' the   Boundary  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we  can  make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  Matthew's Barber Stop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS    IN  CONNECTION  PHOENIX    LODGE  S. H. aad L F., No. 47,  Meets every   WRDNKUDAY Kvtninr  Sc*ndid����H��i! Hall. Old Ironside* iwtt  Visiting brethien cordially,.welcome.'' i  KD. FFHNSTROM, President  A. O. JOHN8TOV, riu. Secy  PHOENIX NEST  j*  OBDER OF OWLS.  Gitizens'generally have been gratified'with the firm, aggressive steps  takjei* by the city council towards the  stamping oat of gambling and ridding  tbegity of undesirables. The measures  adopted by the council are of no uncertain trend, and the unanimity of the  ^aerobers for the rigid enforcement  of these measures indicates that they  areiaking a deep interest in the wel-  fare;of thecity.  In the carrying out of these reforms  the council is being ably assisted by  thtS-board of police and license com-  mik|ioners���-Acting Mayor Marshall,  AI^: Hillier and O. N. Galer. They  .ha&e-hackbone and resolution. The  ho^eis-niust keep within the rules of its  license, the streets must be cleared of  rofjdyisnvtbe man with the gun in his  intj^pocket must flee to where he be-  lonWcitizens of Phoenix must be pro-  te&edi- - - ..  i%ie puttfew. whistle commenced toot-  in#<?n Morticiay evening. It is ore  w<& of. tryjiig to protect the children  of^rent%,who have, lost the respect  of^Kei? offspring^   An exchange remarks that the beet J  i&^tt^tt%K'is' to' '��ncieai5e tb*i'  It Wis-Hade up to Assist Bill Miner to Esetpe  '   From'Penitentiary'  The Vancouver Province says:���An  official.who is in a position to speak  authoratively son the subject of Bill  Miners escape from the penitentiary  at New Westminster, made the follow  ingjstatement for publication:  "At the. time  of the investigation  into the  escape,   made, by, Inspector  Dawson.    I could have told him  had  I been called upon to testify, that Bi 1  Miner did not esoape from  prison   by  crawling under the  fence through  the  hole, through which it was alleged he  went.    No man ever crawled through  that hole for two good reasons. The first  was that the hole was not large enough;  second,   because  the  hole was made  only for the purpose of covering the  letting out of Miner.    The story of the  loss of fifty, thousand dollars' worth of  bonds or money by the C.P.R. or any  one else in the robbery, and that it had  been cached by Miner, was an invention in the Interests of the robber himself;    No  one  ever lost��hat sum; no  bonds were ever stolen. Miner's friends  on the outside called on him and conducted  fake  negotiations   for his so^  called escape and the securing  of. the  cached money.    Certain persons made  it   possible   for  Miner  to  escape,-apr  parcntly on the understanding that he  would divide up on the booty.    These  facts can easily be proven   if the government makes an investigation."  "Moats Crista.  "Monte Cristo" is an alluring story  when read.    As a'drama in the hands  I of a master of stage  craft  no  more  powerful production was ever attempted  Frederick  Clarke   and  company are  producing this beautiful piece with an  excellent company under the direction  of Willis & Cosgroye of.Caigarj;r~~Trie  scenery is new and. elaborate and the  company  carries  all   the  mechanical  equipment that is necessary to produce  this strong drama of the 18th century,  this story  of love and intrigue based  upon the days of Napnleon, which has  for generations maintained the centre  of interest throughout the world.   Frederick Clarke is an actor of rare ability.  His experience has been wide and he  is supported by a very evenly balanced  company.    The superior of this great  drama of Dumas's has never been seen  in   the   Northwest as   presented   by  Frederiek Clarke and company.    His  work as the gallant young lover dragged  from the side of his bride during their  nuptial   festivities  has  provoked  the  tears of strong men and tender women  in every part of the civilized world.    It  is a strong drama of such stirring qualities as to be ever remembered once  witnessed in the,,hands of competent  artists.  "Monte Cristo will be presented at  Phoenix opera house on March   16th.  Buster's Philosophy.���IX.  Resolved, that now man has master  ed steam and electricity���he has mastered the sea and the land, and last the  air.- We've got electric light, beat,  power, 'phones, etc , and now air ships;  After a while men will turn their attention to the most wonderful and  powerful force of all, the mind. Mind  is [what governs matter. Every great  invention, bridge, ship or building was  a thought before it became a reality.  You can think success, and it will  come. You persist in thinking health  it'will come. You must not think you  are sick or you will be. Shake your  grouch and think happy if you want  happiness, money won't buy it.  PALACE LIVERY STABLE  MURDOCH HclNTHRE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full  Liveiy   Eqjipment,  Have taken  over  the  Lumber  Yard  and will carry a  full stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY''QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  ���t any hour of day or night.  Cms  l-"V ���  Meet* erery Thursday Kv����  ino, at Miners' Union Hall  CordUl Welcome taBisthrcn. Vtolttng  DAVID OXLEY,  President.  WM. LOUTTIT, S��creUry.  KingEdward Lodge, No. 3 6  A. F.and A. M.  Regular communication S p. m.    So  f    ond Thursday of each month.  . Kmergent meeting* a*called:Masonif  Ball, McBale Block.  V. M. BHBRBINO,  Secretary.  G. ��.TURNER,  W.M.  Knob Hill Ave.        (pHONE34��       Phoenix, B. C.  leading! Hotel of Boundary's lesdlti(  Mining Cass  Motel Balmoral  Saw and Op-ttwute  Centrally Located,  aood Sample Rooms  Corner Knob Hill Ave., end First St.,  PHOKNIJ", B. C.  J. A  monaster  Proprietor.  I. O. O. F.  SNOW8HOK LODGE NO. <6  Meets every Monday Evening  at Miners'Ual  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  w. J. RoTHEaronD, Noble Grand.  W. A. PicitAan, Record. Becy.  :��� -���- -;Tj a; lovB,-*er\ iFineiK'Beeyv ������ -  PHOENIX   AERIE   NO. 1S8  fpSJOfifev Meetsin DnloaHaU  Friday evening*  Visiting    brothers.,  alway* welcome  J. Mclver, W. P.  C. MCASTOCKm  W. Sec .  K.ofP.L0Dl.E,No.28;  ���-f.HOENIX, B.C.-r���  Meets every.TotSDAY  Evkki.vo at 7.30 j:    :  Sojourning Brotbeta-Crdia'l}  welcomed.  R  R.J. GARDNER. CC.  H. MCCRACKEN  E. of St. 8.  Phoenix Railway Tlmeable.  c. p. R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 2.20 p.m.  Arrives    .. .. ..    5 00 p.m  GREAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane ..        .1    &.$$> a.m  i Veteran Ask for land  A deputation of about 200 representing veterans of 1866 apd 1870, waited  iipon Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Sir Frederick Borden on February 5th, and renewed their request for a grant of 320  acres of land to all who served in those  campaigns. The prime minister assured the deputation of the government's most favorable consideration  Srsln Arriving lo Vancouver  Grain is already arriving in Vancouver for the Admiral Duperrie, although  'the big French vessel will not be in  port until the end of the month  About 500 tons will be placed in a  compartment in the lower hold and the  result will be awaited with interest, as  it means a saving in cost of six cents a  sack. The total shipment will be about  45 or 50 cars, the longest wheat train  to come to the Pacific coast over the  G.P.R.  Now that the Pacific route for Alberta wheat is practically assured, it is  reported that the Blue Funnel line is  going after the business, if shippers can  be. induced to give the company their  favor.  Two Shilling* a Share  The Le Roi Two Mining company,  declared a dividend of two shillings a  share, payable on March 11. This is  the first quarterly dividend of the year  and will be followed by others at regular intervals. Cablegrams announcing  the dividend were received by, A. S.  Goodeve & Co. and Charles E, Benn.  LeaveFhoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.03.'  '** '      " .      lower town, 10.00 a. m.  Leave Greenwood     -       3.00 p. m.>  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Office, With McRae Bbos., Knob Hiu. Avb.  D. L. McEUROY, Proprietor.  I Arrives &30 punjThc: Esqgiesft mil psobafcte be gnutfed.}  The mining event of last week was  the bonding of the Columbia group on  Sheep creek to an eastern syndicate.  There is considerable activity in connection with other properties in the  same camp.  D. J. Mathespn  3ngurance Bgent  IIDBL1TY     BONDS  FIRR,       UFR  ACCIDENT.  PLATE   GLASS  COVIMI^IO.VKR    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,  B.G;  MINERAL ACT.'  (Foeat F.)  Certificate of Improvements.  /"SOTICH^:";''  44. 4S. <6,47,48,49 Siinrtal Claims, situate Jn the  Greenwood Milling Division of Yale diktric*.  Where located���In Greenwood camp.  TARE NOTICE that I, John Mulligan,' Free  Miner a Certificate No B14278, intend aizty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the jjlnlug  Recorder for a Certificate of Improretnenta, for  the purpose ol obtaining a Crown Srantjof the  above claims. '  And furtb-r Take Notice that acticu,;under  section 37, mutt be commenced before (he la-  suancc of aucb Certificate* of- Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of February. A.D. iwg.  JOHN- MUL.UQ..N. .  MINERAL ACT.;  (FORM   F.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  N OT1CH.  No. 7 Fraction, No 8 Fraction, Tiger Fraction,  Builiou Fraction, Monte Brovo Fraction Mineral  Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mlniuie  Division of Yale district.      ."    .  Where located���In Greenwood camp.  TAKB NOTICE, that 1, John, Mulligan, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B14378,intend, sis^y days  irom date hereof, to apply to" the Mining Ke~  cordei for a Certificate ol Improvetneuts.jfor the  purpose of obtaininga Crown Grant of the above  claims.  And farther take notice that action, under section 37, must .be commenced., befote the Issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.'  Dated this 15th day of February, A.D. 1909.  JOHN MOtUGAN.  THE  RIGAN m  K8TADL19HED    IN     1SOO.  THE  HOST  PRACTICAL MINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. & JS>  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains vajuable  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. :        :        :        : :        :        :        :  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JUST RIGHT.  Subscribe for the Pioneer and get I ���* PKR V��A:a-9AMPM,ON,aEQIJ��OT  Ihe latest BoKadaif news. gPoblisheai eveary Saturday at Los Aogetes, California.  ^Church Services Tomorrow T  Methodist���Service every Sunday  evening at 7.30; Sunday School at 2.30  p.m.; choir practice Friday evening  7.3c; Geo E. Strachan.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow a*  7:50 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 Lady ot  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 Benediction 7:30 p.m. Kfchter J. A.  Bfsfand, O.M.I. Pastor. if  ���"V  *HB PHOENIX PIONEER  \K Depth* of Shifts In Butte Mines.  :% The magnitude of operations in the  '^1 Butte camp is shown by the great  re depths at which its copper mines are,  , jf and have been worked. There are  rfs quite a number of properties there  jM whose shafts have been sunk to depths  *i�� exceeding 2000 ft. High ore, now  *Ai% mining at a depth of 2800 ft., produces  ;rj[ 820 tons of ore daily, with 440 men  4jL employed. The Never Sweat is down  "^ 2500 ft., 27? men are employed, and  y* 45o tons is taken out daily. Anaconda  ?�� has its shaft down 2400 ft., gives em-  V& ployment to 500, and produces at the  "'���f rate of 900 tons daily. Gapnon and  '-�� Corra have each a depth of 2300 ft.,  ,*���'���" the former having a present record of  5g 470 tons daily, with 360 employed.  ��> North Butte, Diamond, Original,  "l\ Mountain View and Green Mountain  .*v haveeach a depth of 2200 ft., North  '$ Butte,producing 1500 tons daily, with  .^ 950 employed; Diamond, uoo tons  ^ daily, 600 employed; Original, 430  , '���$ tons daily, 300 employed; Mountain  "4 View, 1400 tons daily, 660 employed.  ���h Rams has a depth of 2150 ft., and 800  j�� tons is taken,out daily. Three mines  '5 have a depth.of 2100 ft���-St. Lawrence  $ producing 800 tons daily with 380 etn-  ^ ployed; Mountain Con., 6so,tons with  ":1 660 men, and West Steward, 450 tons  with.280 men. Parrott has a depth of  2000] ft., and-takes out 350 tons, employing 240. There are 22 mines with  a depth exceeding 1000 ft., West Colusa and Pennsylvania, 1800 ft. each;  Tramway,; 1650, ft; East Gray Rock  and:Bell, 1600 ft. each; Leonard No.  2, Moonlight, Lexington, Buffalo and  Alice 1500 ftieach; Colorado, 1485 ft.;  Butte and Superior, 1350 ft.; Poulin,  East'Steward, Pittsmont, Elex.; Scott,  Magna Charta, Leonard, Tramway,  Moultoh, and Reins, 1200 ft.- each;  Butte & London, 1150, and Little  Mina, nooft. There are 10 mines  that have;a;depth;ofa000 ft.; Belmont,  Greenleaf, L. E. R., Modoc, Silver  Bow No. 1, Tuolumne,1 Blue Jay,  Butte &,.Bacorn, Emma and Nipper.  In addition there are a large number  haying shafts down exceeding 500 ft.,  andlas many more with less than that.  ���Mining World;  MlAKE this up  AT YQUR HOME  Home-Made, Though Effective Medicine for  \   Kidney Troubl^f  Here is a simple home-made mixture as given hy.an, eminent authority  on .Kidriey diseases, who makes the  statement that- it will relieve almost  any case of kidney trouhle if taken  before the stage of Bnght's disease.  He-stttes that such symptoms as lame  back, pain in the side, frequent desire  lo urinate, especially at night; painful  and discolored urination, are readily  overcome. Here is the recipe. Try  it:  K uid Extract Dandelion, one-half  ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;  Compound Syrup Sasparilla, three  ouncrrs. Take a leaspoonful after each  ,�����il and at bedtime.  These ingredients are all harmless  and easily mixed at home by shaking  wdl itua.bottle. This mixture has a  p cti'iar healing and soothing effect  u|H>n the entire Kidney and TJrinary  structure, and often overcomes the  worst forms of Rheumatism in just a  lit*le,while. This mixture is said to  remove all blood disorders and cure  Phfumatism; by forcing the Kidneys to  fi'ter and ��train from the blood and  system all uric acid^atid foul, decomposed waste matter, which cause these  aril ctions. Try.it if you aren't well.  Save the prescription.  Indlf efttlon ami Nervoutnet*.  Mrs. Lonora, Bodenhamer, It. Y. D. 1,  Box 99, KeruorBvllIo, North Carolinn,  writes the following letter to The  Pernna Drug Manufacturing Company:  *'I nurtured with atom an h trouble and  Indigestion for Rome time, and nothing  that I ato agreed with me.  "I was very nervous and experienced  ���V continual fooling of uneasiness and  'fear.;  "I took medicine from tho doctor, but  It did mo no good. I found In one of  your Peruna books a description of my  symptoms. I then wrote to Dr. Hartman for advice. He said I hod catarrh  of the stomach.  "I took.Peruna and Manalln and followed his directions and can now Kay  :hat 1 feel as well as I ever did.  "I hope that all who aro allllcted with  the same symptoms will take Peruna,  M it baa certainly cured me."  Now Perfectly  Healthy.  Mrs. Magdalen a  Winkler, Route 5,  Westminster,   Md.,  writes:    "I thank you very  much for your,advice.'I can safely  say that Peruna and  Manalin have saved  my life.  "When I wrote to  you tho first time,  asking your advice,  my condition was  so poor that I did  not expect to live  through the winter,  but now 1 am perfectly healthy.  "I    cannot   praise    your   medicine.  enough, and I recommend it to others."  Catarrh of Stomach.  Mrs. Mary Allen, Route 0, Franklin,  Tenn., writes:  "I am glad to be able to tell you that I  am well of catarrh of the stomach, for  which I am sincerely thankful to you  for your advice. If it had not been for  Peruna I would never have been well.  "I had three physicians. One of them  told my husband that - he could not  cure me.  "I bad been sick about nine months  when a friend asked me to try Peruna  to gratify her; so I commenced taking  it.  "I can cat and walk and work. Everybody sayH I look us well as I ever did.  "Oh, you don't know how thankful I  do feol to you.  "1 Iiavo p��t several other people to  take Poruns. 1 praise it to every-;  body."  tune with Bore eyes I waa advised by  alfriend to try Peruna, which I did  at once.  "The first bottle relieved me, and  after using four bottles I was entirely  cured.  "I do recommend Peruna to all who  are afflicted with catarrh. 1 have  found it to be a great remedy also for  coughs and colds of-children;.a dose  at bedtime will relieve them from  coughing all night. I always keep it on  hand, and recommend it."  Catarrh for Seven Years.  Mrs; T. Freeh, R. Rv No. 1, Hickory  Point,Tenn!,, writes: "I am happy to  tell you that I am cured of' catarrh. I  have followed your good and kind advice faithfully.' -I bless the day when I  wrote yon of my condition, and I will  always praise Peruna. I think it is one  of the grandest medicines on earth.  "Having been afflicted with catarrh  and stomach trouble for seven years,  and after having tried four different  doctors they only relieved motor a little  while. I gave up all hope of being cured.  I only weighed one.hundred and thirty  pounds, and was so weak I could hardly  get around the room.  "I was induced to try Peruna, and to  my greatsurprisc I am now entirely well.  My weight is now-one hundred and.  eighty-eight pounds, my health never,  wes better in my. life, I shall always  praise Dr. Hartman.and his remedies,"  The Farmer's "Wife.  Who is in a better position to know than the farmer's wife herself what  is required in the farmer's home!   She must meet its troubles, solve its.prob--  lems, wara oa duaojui,'nurse the sick, she must do all these things herself,  and she learns by valuable exptexionce. what is best and what is not best.  In numberless farm homes Peruna is relied upon as the family medicine.  Peruna books are consulted in health and disease. Peruna is used as a preventive as well as a corrective in disease.  The wives of the farmers of. the "United States constitute a solid phalanx  in favor of Peruna.   Against this testimonythe "slanders of a. few.critlcs will  not prevail.-; One sensible mistress of a farm home who has used Peruna  ; knows more about Peruna than all the magazine critics in the world. -  Peruna In Her Home.  Mrs. Anna Linder, R. I\ D. No. 5, Das-  sel, Meeker Co., Minn., writes: "For two  years I suffered with that terrible disease, chronic catarrh.  "Fortunately I saw your advertisement in my paper and I spoke to my sister alrout your medicine. She wrote to  you and I got your advice free of charge.  Itook Pe?uua and am ^eU^ajid a mother J cine has..donajtoi me and n\y family  of two children.  "I owe it all to Peruna. I would not  be without that great touic for ten times  its cost, fori; am well.and strong now,  and cannot speak in too high terms of  its value as a medicine."  In a letter dated June 12,1906, Mrs. Linder writes: "I cannot express my thanks  enough to you for all the good your modi-  I This spring 1 took cold and It Mttled in  ) my kidneys.   At first I thought It wu  kidney trouble.  __VI. took. Peruna as directed on tha  bottle and in afew days-I was all right,  so I owe my health to Dr. Hartman  and his remedy .'J  Miserable With Catarrh.  Mrs. Hettle dieenrR. R";'6, Tuka, HL,  writes: "Last November'! had catarrh",  and felt bo miserable, Ithought that I  would go into consumption:  "I tried so many doctors and medl*  cines, bat nothing did me any good, only  Peruna.  ---"After-;!--began -tho _nse ..of Peruna I   began-to improve In every way.  "My head does not hurt bo much,  my stomach ia all" fight; my bowel*  are regular, my appetite good, my  complexion clear, my eyes are bright,  and I am gaining in flesh and,  strength.  "I think Peruna has no qq.ua). aa ft  catarrh remedy .'->  TOURIST TRAFFIC  "M  -at  AH New Smelting Processes Ara Good  Recently there seems to be much  rivalry among inventors as to new and  improved processes of smelting and  treating ores. The Fink process in  Utah, which is being tried out by Samuel Newhouse of Salt Lake City, has  claimed a good deal of attention, and  the Tredinnick & Wetzstein process of  desilverizing lead ore is coming to the  front under tests being made at the  Omaha smelting plant of the American  Smelting & Refining company, and  now there is some talk of a new concentrating process that is being tried  out in the Butte camp by the East  Butte Copper Mining company.  It is claimed that a test run was  recently made with the new method  concentrator, with results that demonstrate the feasibility of a principle that  may revolutionize concentration. Much  secrecy is observed where all of the  new methods arc being tried. The  East Butte system is said to be auto  matic, very economical and simple and  capable of concentrating the lowest  gtades of copper ore. If the process  is successful the East Butte company  will hav<�� in it an asset of. more value  than the company's mines.  You owe-it to your own community  to buy your.goods from your home  merchant and stand by Phoenix bust  ness men. You can always find the  announcements of representative business men in these columns���men who  will stand back of every statement and  price they make.  Will be Heavy This season���Mountain Resorts  Popular  ''''" Plans are now under consideration  byi the C.P.R. ,for the enlargement of  the Empress Hotel, Victoria. This  hotel is without exception the first on  the continent both in situation, appointments and service.  Owing to the opening of the Alaska  Yukon;lair, which takes place on June  1, and which will attract thousands of  eastern visitors from Canada and the  United States, it has been decided to  open the hotel at Banff on May 15, or  two weeks earlier than usual. Advices  are that tourists who visited the  Rockies and Selkirks last summer are  planning return trips this yeai,and in  many instances many of them have already applied for accommodation, extending over several weeks. Hundreds of Americans are also writing for  information about mountain climbing  and the Selkirk glacier and the Deutsch- j  mann caves.  If you know of an item or piece of  news tell us about it. That's what we  want. But a newspaper man sometimes experiences more difficulty in  gathering%ews than one would imagine.  This was the cas,e..when a reporter.in  a neighboring town, who, a few days  ago was sent to write a fire in a residence. Going to the door he inquired  for the lady of the house. The maid  said she was out. "Are any of the  family at home?" inquired the scribe.  "No, they are all out," was the reply.  "Well, wasn't there a fire here last  evening?" "Yes." said the hired girl,  "but that's out too."  WOOD  A large consignment ol Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jessie Moore," "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed American whiskies.  BAT SAUSAQES  AND NEW BREAD  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  lor 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 other  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  healthv, 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.  Thoie B32  r  THE  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Employs __a system which makes it  it easy for its out-of-town depositors  to open accounts and transact  business    by   mail   with * any   of   its  51���EIGHTY-ONE BRANCH OFFICES    5!  DETAILED  INFORMATION  FURNISHED  ON   REQUEST.  Johnson & Anderson  Il CANADIAN PACIFiC  !l ATLANTIC STEAMSHIPS  JOHN APPLEBY,  BUILDERAND  CONTRACTOR  From St. John, N.B.       From Liverpool  Feb.   6 Lake Chamnlain Jan. 20  Feb. 12 Empress of Ireland Jan. 29  Feb. 26 Empress of Britain. .-Feb. 12  Mar.   6 Lake Erie Feb. 17  Mar. 12 Empress of Ireland Feb. 20  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  April23... 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.  DEALER   IN ALL   KINDS  OF BUILDING   MATERIAL  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL  KTNDS OF SHOP AND REPAIR WORK  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  OFFICE AND SIMP  PO.  BOX NO.   MS  IRONSIDES AVENUE  9     AND THIRD STREET  -       -       -       - 'PHONB.,54, .���J|  TUB   FINEST   QUALITY  IN  MILK and CREAM  A.T  qpt-iE  OAlS^-  miONE  8TBICTLY    FRESH    EGUg  J.    W.    UANNAM,    PROPRIETORS  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.  Provides a Christian home lor stud  ents 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  achool privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all, branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course 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 ir  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write,  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D.,Principal ;or Eav. J. P. BomJl, Bantu-,  COMFORT & QUALITY  IN  FOOTWEAR  | DEANE'S HOTEL 1  g:    __DANNY DEANE, Proprietor. H  fc This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by  ,��= hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation  ^- of the public.    Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date.    Meals  ��CZ served at all hours, special attention being given the  Diningroom.  SF Centrally  Located on the Bridge, Fifth  Street, Phoenix.  TELEPHONE   <8.  STEAM   HEATED.  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.  ?i^iUiiiiiiiU^i4^iU^iU^iitiiUIUiUii4iUiU^^iUiUiUK  ' V^V  ������������ ��� ���  PHoemx  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  k^S'^    "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY?   Because its manufacturers employ all of their energy to  the  turning out of a perfect Beer from the best materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC. PHONE 23  hoenix   Brewing   Go.  iiisLiw  (J4  Protect your health by protecting your feet���our  Shoes are corn and bunion <1< ctors. Let us make  your shoes to measure, and you will have com-  forfort in wearing shoe.".   Satisfaction Guaranteed,  Large Stock of fine  BOOTS AND SHOES,  RUBBERS, etc., to select from   MINERS' BOOTS,   MITTS   AND  GLOVES ARE SPECIALTIES.  BOENIX SHOE SHOP  .A. T. TURANO, Proprietor.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall  *��& PHOENIX, B. C-  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. McDonald, Prop.  A. Slurs s! th�� Public P��troiuc* SoUeitei.  'PHONH ��7  ^^g^8'^��>^^^>^>>����^��>a^��^��^��s^^frg^Pv��^^ B^��>s>��j��V'^ft��>��>)��N>^��>>t^fts^y!^��>jfts>i��)g  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  IfAMR OF COMPANY.  AOTHOR-  IZKD  CAPITAL.  $3,000,000  I, JJO.OOO  5,500,000  ij,ooo,ooo  aoo.ooo  Issued  ��   IB,C. Copper Co ���copper   j icariboo-McKlnney���gold   iConsol. M. A S.--gold-copper.  ! 'Gmnby Consolidated���copper.  j 'Providence���aiWer   5��3.o��o  I,350,000  S3.55*  135,000  SI.000  DIVIDKHDS.  Par  $5  J>  $100  $100  Paid  1908  Total  to Da te  5.(0,000  $201,100  546.837  781,885  3.508,630  38,��*4  Latest  Date  8ept. 1907  Feb. 1904  Nov.1907.  Dec. 1908  Sept. 1906  Amt  Par  Sh.  ���4��  i.ti  3.00  ���50  s  ifhsPi  ioneer for TihS commercial  VinKng  ^^^PSW^m^^X��^mMSM^^^M  i  tt  -   1 �����  ���*  -THE PHOENIX. PIONEER  T   *   "  US'  V.1.  (">  if** \  I--'  t*A  m  hi  };i  il  i  Ik  f  to  3 ��^  ���VfT  ii  ?{.<  ���   P  ���-'ii  i  t ���*  I In and Around Phoenix  .���crsauEsx.' "S'6 yHOswiaJtJws. ���  ftflMMMr^^  Tie sradsnis' reri^d  sr��sa  L*nt oanaiaaactd an "iVedoesflaj.  li. C- Mc&se of Grt^QKOcd was ai  io��"n <oid Seaday-  Orsitar   CDctiails  Bnaoksjzif  si   ir>e  faa:���-oystens   fossa csHlv-  wfci in iowa on Wednesday;  iJe&re  baying your fanEiame, dse-  wiwxfi, cafl oo R- J-Gsrdnex  ^Varren MaaJnson left  ^-^  Wedoes-  ' day for M-exJoa. ��.  C2jkaaaj%, laying bens, for salt; apply \  Mrs. Ge��-,McPpoaM.  J. HL ,Ma3sbe*T$ rastcroed from a nip  to Spakasae 4��a'Toesdaj-  Win. Byers k& on WedneBOay for  Samasmish, near ViocQirrer Island.  :   Toe Kerry Goir opera company w��31  r:'*':���������'- ' A-appear in F&ostaix on March loin.  l>r.   Dickson  maa-c a  professionals  "  uiyio Good-Forts an Wednesday.';-'  f   : Hare ypaVseen   the  Russia   Cal^  .  .    -    ' ���:    -w- ,.3 Dresden ponap, sad tbe Newport Ox  ion today where  soe -wjIS   enter. tne| . .�����  general bospiia.1 as a nurse,-"-."'        ���''���-'    |     C A. Ross,- lumber  merchant,  Dr. Wbiie an th* Mtssoodist cbsurfa, 3 J ^ ^,_RWs 9��m}w  vlito too laaum s'ld^E, moS^'-Wv,'-'-, |      W. S. Lot^soisihasamved is town  - - i - r <U.^x^ ,J\ **> a-ssst on the 3oca3 fcini staff.- ��� J. K.  If you ^e tamlmu^ of imMm&w g^^ ^ lt����-shbfily 5"' ^e' a P��  n-qiBie L��iid:ng ataioiaJ  ^�� ������������������ *�����<*  5n tbe!  :}opt3A boust last AScoday eveaang by1  I jipils of Mrs. M.army'�� class m piano,  c<r��-aa ai>d Toace, w^s ^n ����*}"' "way a  vcrediiabJeptribimanoe. The stodfiDts  aoqoiaad fliemsdTes m a imsnner iba'.  �����ras do! ot^y a credit so tbem_-adi-  ���siduaHy and lo jLtir i-Qior/buleriBced  tbe ��act that Fboenlx has some prom-:  Base operatic taJtaii. . Tbe students  were asiisttd by P. H. McCurrach,  ���tern*, of Greeoa-ood, and G- 1>. Tor-  oer. Mr. Turosr w��s in panicolariy  fine Tojcein bis resdiiicais, and wblle  Mr. McCurrach suffered Jmm a cold  "his singing won bim many favorable  co>zn��Deni5. Mrs. Marray asasusd ir>  sereisd daets and ouartenes and ber  Biajpng was as usua3 macb appredaied.  has1  jjftjs ������ijiha*Af'-WM^^****  gp.iJ.i.t.UJJ.IJ.IJ.IJ.lAIAi.MAiA^��  ti ���iJOKjijter,  sbisig">es,  ^ 1 ��i5 roe for figures     Vhont  Tbe rtry best books and osber reading *5sst out"���just suit** irorth while to caJi and look over oar specially selected  "csopyngbis." Book* ar* unalteaHe' tieods; 513 leasure  boars profitaMy; koowkdjie is power, for adorbsieat and ase.  flagazines and Newspapers  Wereoeiyeali popular magazines and newspapea-s rt^uiarl)*.  , ' Call a��d have a look 21 otsr seiectibij; if we bave not got tbe  magazine you   wish,   we  witt  procure it for you.  IMoRAE    BROS  EWtWWH'WMOTTgrg*^^  - XIII3  BiSTERN TOWNSfllPS BANK  f*   ,��."1  -' '-'Employs a system which makes it  it easy for its out>of-tov/n depositors  to open accounts and transact  business'' by   mail   with   any  of  its  M   tl��TY **N�� BUNCH OfflCtS    51  DETAILED INFORMATION  FURNISHED ON  REQUEST.  CIGARS AND TOBACCOS  'The smoking nabst is not such *a bad habit if you smoke  ,   -'  "^ucfcetrt Club Special"; the cigar worth while.    A big two  s^'vJV bits'worth at half the money.    We keep many other choice  brands, also 6nest lines of cigarettes, tobaccos, pipes, etc...  STATIONERY, INK, ETC.  Our line of Stationery was never more complete.    We have  tt'select stock of papeteries, linens and woves, also a com-  - ��� plete line of paper in pads, ruled or plain, any quality and  ,'��� -.'"price.    Our stock,of Inks, Pens, Pencils, Muscelage, Blank  "'*.'     Books,' etc., is-also complete., ���   , ���  AL. HI MSTROM^ Lower Town  FOR GOOD QUALITY  AND LARGEST VARIETY OK FISH,  POULTIlY AKD AJX KINDS: OF  PHESH AND C'.UKEI.�� MEATS, LEAVE  YOUli - ORDER   WIT^I    US.    -f ���  ���  P. BURNS ��. GO.  Wbobsak sol FUlsil Hot Mcschsnts  Dul<n in Uvs Stock porfc Pucker*  Msrtuts in E. C, Albert* and Yukon  of any' kind  Jujjs-,   brick���^-cali  A 44.    C-  A. K.04S.  Tbe purity, flavor and itsezn^h of  '-SLilada Tea" make it locomparabSy  ibe be6t..i-a3iie on tbe market. It is  infcnitdy more ddicious aad decidedly  mwe economical iban oiber teas.  Tbe marriage o* Samuel T. Matt  bews to *!iss A5a��a Peterson, botb of  of Phoeoiz, took place in Spokane on  Saturday. Tbey will take np residence  on Aetna street on their renin* to  PhoeuJz.         Mrs. Ulban Thomas of Rossland,  Mrs Geo. Chappie, and Mr- and Mrs.  W. F. Stuart of Grand Forks arrived  in tbe city Thursday *>y^r��g warrange  for reorganizing of a local lodge of  P)tbian Sis��ers.  Large bills are out for tbe St. Pat  rick's day dance to be given by tbe  Phoenix Nerf, Order of :Gwls, in  Miners' Union hall on March 17th.  No pams will be spared to make it a  popular success.  Among those from Ph'oenii who attended tbe funeral of the late Mrs.  Wooster in Grand Furks yesterday  were Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Smith, Mr.  and Mrs. J- L. Mai tin, Dr. and Mrs.  Dickson and W. S. Macy.  Do not forget that Karl Radels-  berger, the famoos Prussian violinist,  and teacher of this city's master of the  violin, Mr. Strutzel, will appear at the  local opera house on Monday-and  Tuesday evenings, March 2nd and 3rd  Don't miss it. Advance ticket sale at  Brown's.    Prices $1 and 75c.  It is possible that a hockey match  may be arranged here with Rossland's  intermediate team some fey next week..  The Rossland team are on ���;&. barn?  storming tour in the Kootenays and  were anxious to come to Phoenix for a  game tonight, but on account of the  Grand Forks game Friday evening the  local tram are not in shape for tonight.  The dance given in Miners' Union  hail last Friday evening, when the  Cinderella club of Greenwood were  entertained by local friends, was quite  the society event of the season, and  one of the most brilliant social events  ever given in Phoenix, Some twenty  couples drove up from Greenwood and,  with an equal number of local dancers  spent the evening most enjoyably.  Tbe patronesses were Mrs O. B  Smith, Mrs. J. JL. Martrn, and Mrs.  (Dr.) Dickson.  At a union meeting in the Methodist  church .on Wednesday evening, the  following committees were organized  for work in connection with the Chapt  man-Alexander evangelistic campaign  which-will commence here in April,  the name given being chairman of each  Hinance and Advertising���Jas. Dewar;  Music and Choir���Mrs. S. Lundie;  Prayer and Personal work���D. Tyson  A union prayer and praise service .will  be conducted in the Methodist church  next Wednesday at 8 p.m  JUST  A fine'new stock of chiids high-  chairs and recking chairs.    Call  and get your choice before they  ���11 1  1 11   1     S^     are, picked over.     I     I     *.l.  ' "VJf, have also a nice line of cheap Iron Beds and Mattresses  You should have something ; good to rest on, our Star felts and  Ostermoor matresies can't be beat. Drop in and see them.  PICTURE FBAMIHO If ycu have anything good in the line of pictures  that need franiing you should get them done before they get soiled.  We have a fine range of frames and mouldings in stock.  BCAIRIHC All kinds of repair work such a�� upholstering and refinish-  ing promptly and neatly done.  C. F.  IRONSIDES AVENUE  PHOENIX, B.C.  TtW Ptonewfcr FtM Commercial Printing  NAPOLEON  "An army marches on its  Btotnacli." Ky'that he meant  that half-starved: m'<r'n- are not;  stronjj'enough to marcl)., And  you know that. Ha3f-st.irvcd  men and v/onienarenotslrong  enough Ujwork, or4opJayand  Ixi happy. You should also  know that Indigestion m-.-'ins  sluy.- st-irvation. Morethan half  the people who soon tire and  become depressed, who feel  life a burden and who go list-  Icf sly tothcirday's work, would  find life a daily eoiix if. they  si-1 their digestion nght with  .Mother Sei^el'u Syrup ��� the  digestive tonic compound* d of  roots and herbs. Take it daily  after meals and tett it yourself.  J'ri<:i'<**. a. bottle. Sol'l irerywhere  A. J, while &Co���tld., Montreal.  ���   Ji-cel  ftwenix BejaJ MieHrtls.  \ meeting of ibe Minstrels   will   be  held in the Scaninamn hall on   Monday m*t a: S o'clock A�� P**oas���*'  5ng to take p��t'�� !bt comm! pt^��  .msmct Hie requested to attend. New-  songs have oeefl received, also new  jokes. Ii is the intention to go ahead  withoct delav on a new performance to  be given as early as possible, for the  purpose of mising the balance of funds  necessity to assist J. B. Carrigan.  Morrifl, Thofflpson  & Company  aiiSun at tbe Jbsancb ax .iCtrerneas.  : ICarl Riedelsber^er, ti��e Vki^ed' violinist will gis-e lectures on - music, to  the senior pupils of tbe public scbool  on Monday and Tuesday afternoons.  Ibe managers of Phoenix skating  rink purpose giving another carnival  about March iotb. Further announcement will be made in our next  issue.  'llie "Red Crosr' noiseless shoe for  women. T*r. A. Reed's "Cushion  Sole" shoe for men. The easiest shoe  on eartia.���Tbe Huflter-Kendrici Co-  Limited.- '-.  " *rbe new time card on the Great  Northern railway, tvill go intoeffect on  March 3rd.     Trains will depart at.9  Grarf Fwks C��riers H��r��.  A contingent of Grand Fcrks curlers  came up ibe bill on Tuesday and en-!  joyed a few games with local curleis on  the iceliere. Tbe visitors were Mayor  G. M. TrippV ^T- L- Mclnnis, D. D.  Munro, j.*D. Campbell, A. B Hood,  A. Traunwciser, j. A. McCalluio, E.E.  Gibson, and W. S. Longhursu  Tor the .visitors Mr. Traunweiser  j skiojjed three games, Mr. Mclnnis two  and -Mr. Hood one. Mr. Hood pulled out the only win again?'t the locals:  at  ;p-  daily  a. m. and arrive  except Sunday.  ��� If yon are needuig anything in the  line of furniture, euber in the medium  or better lines, call and see us before  buying elsewhere���-At N. Binns' old  siand���G. F. Edwards.  An organization meeting and rehearsal of tbe Granby concert band will be  held in the bandroom, city ball, at 8  p. m., Monday, March 1 st. AH musicians or beginners will be heartily  welcomed-  Mr. and Mis. Currie White, of  Greenwood, will leave for Alberta in a  few days and may go on a ranch. Mr.  White has been in the drug business  in Greenwood for about five years and  has not been enjoying the best of  health of.���late.^'.v-.>.......���: . ���.'���-...-  -Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bunbury of  Greenwood were visitors in Phoenix on  Sunday at th �� residence of W. H.  Docksteader. : Mr. Banbury is the  chief constable of the .new Boundary  police district and has already made  good in connection with the Bridesville  holdup.  On Sunday, Feb. 28th, at 10.30  a.m., Rev. J. H. White, D.D., superintendent of Missions for B.C. will  speak in the Methodist church and  receive new members. Regular service  in the evening conducted by the pastor,  subject "Excuses." Special music; soloist, Mrs. Bellis.-  J. A. Morrin of the firm of Morrin,  Thompson & Co., was in town during  the past week;-r Mr. Morrin moved to  Peachlahd^on the Okanagan lake,  and opened up a second itore about a  year ago, and speaks optimistically of  Peacbland and the Okanagan valley.  He is an ardent curler and has been  enjoying the week with local knights  of the stane.  ... :"An evening in Scotland and Ireland" by Miss Lena Duihie in the  opera house ion Thursday was attended  by an appreciative ^audience. Miss  Duthie is a gifted vocalist arid' enter-  ���ainer, but she hardly demonstrated  that a single performer can give a  program of eighteen vocal numbers  and not become monotonous to the  majority of an audience.  It is to be regretted that the hockey  match Tuesday evening ended in unpleasantness. When a sporting event  ends up in a fight it may safely be  assumed that some of the parties were  dishonest. The man who is tricky in  a sporting event will be tricky in bust  ness. If Phoenix and Greenwood  hockeyists can't play straight they  should quit. A crook in hockey is a  crook in his life, and should be kicked  out of the game, just for the same  reason that a business man would discharge a thieving employee.���Ledge.  A number of the young ladies of the  town entertained at an enjoyable whisi  and dancing party in the Rebe*ah  hall on Tuesday evening, some 25  couples being present. The first part  of the evening was taken up in pro  gressive whist, Mrs. Mason and F.  Maxwell winning the leading prizes  white Miss G. Mckenzie and F. J.  McDougall caplured the consolali"ii  trophies. After the serving of refreshments dancing was indulged in for an  hour, and concluded a very pleasant  evening. Mrs. C. l<undberg, Mrs. P.  Cosgrove and Mrs. A. D. McKenzie  were patronesses.  Shots at Passing Shadows  "And many are invited hut few are  chosen."  ���   '; e  Hats off to J. J. Strutzel, the champion and medallist���"he's  a  curler!"  #  A marriage innovation has been  introduced, permitting the lady to take  a seat while the riot act is read to tbe  groom.' :,..<  ......    0.X:   ���  Rev. McGi.il went down the hill  To fetch a pail of "water;  He left his pail to go for mail,  And now a thief he's after.  .-:".-���'. ���::���.���������������'.��� .-���������* ���.      ���'���.'��� .  WIRELESS   FROM   SIR   THOJIAS  (Spedsl to Fassjug tliadows)  Montreal, Feb. 26���Marked copy  Pioneer received. I thought Phoenix  citizens preferred a cattle car to passenger coach; they have never objected  to the one on Phoenix branch.  THE  REASOX  Her eyes are beautiful and bright.  In happiness she waits,  For Jack is coming, and will.bring:...  r A box of chocolates.  ':���'���   *..  Phoenix  and  Greenwood hold the  world's record foi the fastest game  of  hockey.     Tuesday's  game  latted   17  minutes. !-.  ��������� ���* V"  James Parker Fee, of Cleator Moor,  Cumberland, Eng., hereby accepts th-  cliallenge of Eugene P. Shea, late of  the Butte, Montana, police force, to  fight 20 rounds, Marquis of Queens  bury rules, Cumberland style.  .���-.-������.  '.  The sun is shining, brother mine,  The sky is blue and bright,  But then it may be snowing hard  By ten 'o'clock tonight.  STRAYErj���-On Saturday, from post-  office, ministerial pail, initialed "G E.  S."; contained water fresh from well.  Reward to findei. Further particulars  may be had from J. Appleby.  Later���Pail found, reward with-  drawn.  NOTICE.  IS- THE COUNTY CODP.T OF YALE  IIOLDEN AT GREEK WOOD   U ETWEES���-** ���  Attar Si>��li,"Ai��ie, G��vinda. B^rla].a  Xaaia Sing?', Mela Singh, Del^i'a. at��<!  Aruru,  PlilnlinV.  and  Bert Adams. D.-f.-ixlant.  To Bekt Au��ms, Jaieof Eholt, Britieh  Colomhia, Comnu-ior.  Take Kotioe that fi-/h�� f-everal ariioin  have been l��*ein> in ihe al��ove C����iirt ���<>  the eiiihi several Plamliflo al>ove name."  forcuwTr  the  folio*'"K  eu.iiH.   r��;  1161.85. J100.05. *247 40. *157 20, *l.W.8f  and *159.02 exclusive of costs.  AnA Take Kolii-e ihat iinleps you ��-nti 1  adi-imte i��.t* in ea��-li of sm-h action?  at the office ol the K^ii-t-ar of Fairi  Court at Green��-ood Injfore the exipra^  tinn of twrntv one da\8 from the <la��<  offirei oublication of this notice, tne  Plaintiff in each of said actions in wnirli  dispute notes shall not then have been  entered raav procfe��l and jndgemfiii  will bejrivenagainFt you in yonr abseiio-  This Notice wafl first published on tin-  20th dav of February, A. D. 1909.  JOHN EL.SPENCE,  PlaintiflV Solicitor.  The p!a<:e of business and addre^fi foi  service of John D. Spence is Kendell  Block, Copper Street, Greenwood, B.C.  Notice of AodooI fAetlloi  Notice is hereby given that thr  regular annual meeting of Ihe members  of the Phoenix General hospital, will  be held in the office of J. I.. Martin,  Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C, on Thurs  day evening, March 4, 1900, at eight  o'clock, for the election of new offi-  ceis nnd the transaction of such business as may come bsfote the meeting.  V. M. Shekhino,  Secretary.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.,  Feb. 25, 1909.  latest Mining Stock  Quotailo  nt.  niv  4SESH  Alht-rta Coal and'Coke  .C8  .9  B.C. Copper   6 75  700  Domin. Copper   .614  ���MX  Granbv                   85.00  107.00  Charles Dii-keng..  ...  ��� ��� -���-  Con��. Hmeltrre.    -...  80.00  95 00  Copper King   .5  .05%  Gertie   .f3  .03^  Hecla ....              300  3.50  International Coal...  .6?  77^'  Kendall   .60  95  Missoula Copper   .02^  .03  Nabob   ���2h  .3  Oom Paul    .02  05  Panhandle Smelter.  Rambler-Cariboo   .  .m*  .15%  Rex   *f  .9  Snowstorm-.   1.73  1.74  Snowshoe    .6>2  .7  Sallivan   ��ul:ivau  Bonds   ��tewart  .50  .75  Tamarack-CheHan^ake  .51  -78  PHOENIX OPERA HOUSE  MONDAY & TUESDAY  March ist and 2nd  KARL  RE1PJLSBER6E  The World Famous  Prussian Violinist  AND HIS OWN COMPANY IN  CONCERT WORK  Don't Miss The Event of Tbe Season  Advance Ticket Sale at Tom Brown's  IPKIGEB -$1.00'and 75c  *i^a*M  *M  1  i  Warm  Winter Isn't Over Yet  WOOL UNDERWEAR  ARTIC   OVERSHOES  MACKINAW SUITS  FLANNEL SHIRTS  Don't'Catch ...Cold  Be Comfortable  Be Healthy  FUR-LINED GLOVES  FUR-LINED CAPS  OVERCOATS  MITTS-  IT.  Gent's   furnishings  ���*^*4*i  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edlion Issued March, 1908.)  SIZE: Oct ivo.  PAGES:  1228.  CHAPTERS:   25.  SCOPE: The Copper Industry ot  the World.  COVERING: Copper History, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, .Mining, Milling, Leaching,  Smtltin^, Refining, Bianas, Grades.  Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Suhstitutc-s  Terminology, Deposits by Districts,  States, Countries and Continents,  Mines in Detail, Statistics-of" Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports,  Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conccd-  edly the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  THE MINER needs the books fo.  the facts it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and  Copper Mines.  THE METALLURGIST needs the  book for the facts it gives him regarding copper milling, leaching, smelting  and refining.  THE COPPER CONSUMER  needs the book lor every .chapter r  contains. It tells what, and explains  how and why. *   THE 1NTESTOR IN COPPER  SHARES cannot afford to be withoui  it. The Copper Handbook gives  statistics and general mfoimatipn on  one hand, with thousands of detailed  mine descriptions on the other, covering the copper mines of the entire  world, and the 40 pages of condensed  statistical tables alone are worth mor*  than the price of the book to each and  every owner of copper mining shares.  PRICE: $5.00 in buckram with  nilt top, or $7.50 in full library  morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sen'  you, all carriage charges prepaid, on  one week's approval, to be returned il  unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits  Can you afford not to see the book  and judge for yourself of its value to  you?  WRITE NOW to the editor and  publisher.  Horace J. Stevexr&s  39i Shelden Building, Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.  CALIFORNIA  CELERY,  15c. per head  OREGON  CAULIFLOW'R  I2}4c.-per pound  CALIFORNIA  CABBAGE,  7c. per pound  HOTHOUSE  LETTUCE,  50c.' per pound  MALAGA  GRAPES,  35c. per pound  Hardware  Depart  We have just received another  shipment of the FAMOUS  GOODERICH SEWING MACHINES.  We give a ten year guarantee  wiih each machine, and send  ���hem out on trial for ten days.  The price is within the reach of  anyone.  Prices run from $jj.oo to  %50.oo,paynble $J.OO per month,  or 10% ofifor cash in thirty days  If your are interested call and  have a look at these machines.  Before placing your order for  Feb. 1 st, 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.  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