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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 1, 1910

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Array <4  ���fflj  *->". <����?*'*  tt  ������*.'  ^SPt!'  ,*V*"-V ..,..  BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  El.KVKNTH   YK   R  I* (OEVIX.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.   SATURDAY. JANUARY  i,   1910  No. 6  BIG STORE  will   commence  op.  Green wood-I'hoenix  We Wish One  and All of our  Many Gusto  mers a Bright  and Prosperous  New Year   Machine drills  erations in the  tunnel next week.  A resume of Boundary mining during 1909 will appear in next week's issue of the  Pioneer.  The ore shipments of local mines  for the week show a considerable drop  (mm the previous week, the result of  two holidays.*  Work continues   on    the   .Dynamo  claim near Greenwood, with four   men |  employed.    The tunnel is in -j,oo   feet  and is intended to tap three high-grade  surface veins at depth  H. V. Fuller, owner of the Bay  mine in Skylark camp, will recommence work with five men on tbe 1 15-  foot shaft next week. The Bay ore is  high grade, with free gold scattered  through the quart?..  M. K. Rogers, formerly in charge of  the Nickel Plate mine at Hedlev, has  secured the Hidden Creek mines, near  Fort Simpsom, for a large sum. He  is now carrying but an extensive  scheme of development.  William Thompson, formerly man  ager of the Nickel Plate, Columbia and  Kootenay and Velvet mines, is now a  resident of Barrie, Ontario, where he  is engaged in mining and in the nianu  facturing of mining machinery.  The tunnel on the E.P.U. properly  is in 1300 feet and ledge matter is  showing up well. The rock is somewhat different in character to the surface showing, but carries iron pyrites  and apparently is wider than was expected.  The handsome new machine building of Granby mines has been completed and the machinery is being I  installed. It will be thoroughly eqip-  ped in every detail, is splendidly  ighted, and is conviently located lor  tbe mine and workmen as well.  CURLING SEASON  NOW IN FULL SWING  Rinks Selected apd Schedule of  Games Commenced.  At an enthusiast'C (heeling- of local  curlers Tuesday evening, skips were  seli-cted and rinks 'chosen for the  season. Plans were also laid lor the  holding of a bonspiel in Phoenix early  in February, in which Greenwood and  Grand Forks curlers will be a>ked to  participate.  The   fallowing,   rinks    have     been  chosen for the fust loc.-il compi'titi'm:  C.    I).   Hunter,   skip;   R.   H.   MeCracken, J. McKac, I>. L. MoElroy.  L. V. BirmV, skip; R, Chisholm,   A.  Ibittian, M. Mcllale.  V. M. Sherbino, skip; J.  A.   Miller,  P. Boylcs, C. Davidson.  J. J. StnU/.el, skip;  A.   F.   Geddes,  H. Richardson, M. McLcod.  J. Marshall, skip; J.  El Caiter, Dr.  Dickson, j". T. Ryan.  C. M. Campbell, skip;  T.   B.   Cos-  grove, J. Baieman, W. C. Nichoiis.  O. B. Smith, skip;  \V.   X.   Perkins,  T. A. Love, J. Sewaid.  T. Brown,  skip;   II:   Matthews,   G.  Kay, A. E. Bodey.      .  G. L. McNichol, skip; J. E Thompson, W. S. Macy, 11. Wilson.  R. J. Gardner, J. Ai Hartley, I).  J.  NEWMAN ERB  ON DIVIDENDS  LEAGUE HOCKEY  NEW YEAR'S NIGHT  Of   British   Columbia  Copper Company  Consolidation Talk of Boundary  Producers on Wall Street  McDonald, George Ellis  The opening games.of the schedule  took place Thursday evening. Biraie's  and Sherbino's rink bad a neck and  neck race, the former winning out in  a score of 9 to 8 T.. Brown's quartette went down to defeat at the hands  of G. L. MCNichol's rink, score 19  to 2.  Two local rinks will probably go to  Greenwood this evening to take part  in a friendly game.  1910  The initial dividend declared by the  Hedley Gold Mining company, re  ported in the Pioneer two weeks ago,  has resulted in the stock becoming  active on the curb. The first transaction took place in New York-recently,  when 200 shaies were sold at $20.  Mr. Sampson will be foreman ot an important mine. His appointment to the  position was made by T. K.. Drum-,  moiid, formerly manager of the Dominion Copper properties ^in^lhe  Boundarj. ^^/-f^^S'-^ki^Sii  ./^During the paW:0tiolertfMxMW&,  ki'iverside mine dM^e|^SKE^k^has;  been exanntfed b^6cal|��rnri^iexperts  aud it is brobabi^tlite^pperty'will ? be  taken over and developed by a local  syndicate.* 1 tie Riverside belongs to  the Perkins estate and.already has con  siderable wolk done on it.  SKCUKES aUIXIVAN  PARTINQ dlPTS  Tendered  Mr. and  Mrs.   Sieve   Swanioo by  Qranby Employees.  After being connected with Granby  mines for nearly twelve years, the latter six as foreman, Steve Swanson has  severed his connection therewith and  leaves for Republic camp to direct development work of valuable properties  there.  .  On    Christmas   Eye   Granby   em-  -��l��*l*>W-..l*-?-v��!������sri*liM-f?v<?~yriav-ryaai;t*xg^  gifts in recognition of   their   long  and [  pleasant association   on   Granby   hill.  To  Mr.   Swanson  they  presented    a  beautiful gold watch and chainx  while  Mw^aris^pi^rnade the^recipient  ^d!a?siiver^tea?afTvicfe"T-;;;;:'; h?��.-;���"'"::'  ���S^il^Bonn^  ;G^;'P^Walker's^--opefe''- companies, is  bopke&for^Pho^^ ��n  Monday, Ja^'ioth.%-4 . :;g  CHRISTMAS IN PHOENIX  We Wish Our Hany Friends and Patrons  A Prosperous and Happy New Year  m  S we say good bye to 1909, we wish to thank the  people of Phoenix who have made jt ^possible  for us to say that it has been the most satisfactory year in the history of our business.*  There  are   still   a  great   number  residing  A despatch   from New York   suites  that Newman   Erb,   president   of  the  British   Columbia   Copper    company,  says that he is not in favor  of  paying  dividends until the company begins to  receive ore from  the   New   Dominion  Copper company mines, which will insure the runniug of the three   furnaces  continuously.     Mr.   Erb   thinks   tha'  the first ore will be shipped from   New  Dominion properties in   about   ninety  days.    The Rawhide mine at  Phoenix  is now being developed  with   that   expectation.  At the smelter, three furnaces are  beingjun at the present time, smelting  aboutfi 600 tons daily, but about a  third of the ore comes from the sur  face of British Columbia company's  mines, which cannot be operated 111  severe weather. Jf nq oilier supply of  ore was at hand, such as the New Dominion is going to furnish, one furnace  .would have to be shut down for from  two to three months each year.  It has been officially denied that  Granby has made any attempt to secure  control of the British Columbia Copper company, but a discussion of a  probable consolidation coutinues in  Wall street journals. It is stated that  certain bankers have made offers to arrange an exchange of Granby stock for  the stock of the British Columbia com  pany, but that the offers have not  reached a point to tempt British Columbia people to sell.  Greenwood vs. Phoenix at the  Local Rink  The Phoenix skating rink will be the  scene of ihe first match in this season's  series of ihe Boundary Hockey league,  and    which   lakes   place   New   Year's  night.    The local puckchasers  will he  opposed by  the Greenwood team  and  good   lively hockey may be   expected,  as both teams will make a strong effort  to siart the year as   well as the season  with a victory.    Greenwood claims to  have secured some fast blood for their  this season's aggregation   and expects  to be in front of the   band   wagon   in  the chase for the  championship silver-  w<i e.     At the same time   Phoenix will  trot out a hunch of hucke) colts, whose  mark is intended to be   nothing   short  of landing the   Boundary   mug  in   the  big copper camp   at   the close  of the  hockey schedule.    The  game   tonight  will start at eight o'clock sharp.  The  New Coach on C.P.R.  e  C.P R.    commences   the   new  year   with   a   handsome coach,   fresh  from the car shops, running into Phoenix ; it is  nicely  upholstered and   up-  to-date, and what is still   more   important,  it is   clean.    A   smoking   coach  is also provided.     If the  C.P.R.   has  resolved to give Phoenix this  kind  ol  accommodation   for   the   entire   year,  and stick to their   resolution, they will  have tbe best wishes of this city for a  prosperous 1910.    And if the company  will now take up a   little  of the  slack  between here and  Eholt   they will   be  giving   Phoenix   a   highly   satisfactory  service.  THE TIP TOP HAS  A FINE SHOWING  Active     Development    Work  Being Carried. On  The upper shaft on the Tip Top  claim, on Skylark hill, is 35 feet deep,  and in good ore from the surface to  the drift being run at the bottom,  which is also in good ore, showing a  ledge of copper carrying gold values as  well, over 16 feet wide.  This property was located  in   1894,  the former owners doing sufficient development   to obtain  a crown grant.  Last  year  the claim   was  sold   to a  syndicate headed by H.  V.  Fuller, of  the Bay mine, an   adjoining  property,  who sank a shaft 165 feet  deep, near  the copper   shaft, on   a  quartz   ledge  running $42 in gold.    The  Tip  Top  is now an incorporated company, under  the laws of British Columbia, and the  company has given a bond on  half of  the company's stock   to   the  Consolidated Gold Mines company, of Seattle,  who are developing the copper showing  and will install a   10-h.p. electric hoist  on the lower shaft   and   sink   another  100 feet on the rich   gold   lead.    The  Crescent Fraction hoist will be moved  at once, and work started on   this fine   -  showing immediately, under the direction of M. Bamford, one of the directors of the Consolidated   Gold   Mines  Co., who arrived this   week.    Besides  the two shafts mentioned, a-tunnel has  been started to strike the copper ledge  at depth.    This ledge   carries   20 per  cent   sulphur   and   is   most   desirable  fluxing ore.   A carload is now awaiting  treatment   at   the  B. C. Copper company's smelter.���Greenwood Times.  ', e  -'.    J!  rrow  in  from  Phoenix who have watched this .business  a very humble beginning in 1-899 to what.it is today,  but just for an illustration we may say that we*frequently sell' as much stock in one day now, as we  had in the store altogether in the fall of 1899.  We have planned big things for 1910, a new up-  to-date store, a full stock of wearing goods for man,  woman and child.  This is a big undertaking, and m order to carry-  it successfully to completion, we must have your help  and co-operation, aud to merit this we have, resolved  to eive your needs our careful attention during the  coming, and all years. We will sell our goods during  1910 as low as is consistent with legitimate business.  We have made mistakes during the past year,  we are only human, we will likely make mistakes  during this year, but we want you to know that our  aim is to please you and to make this store a depend-  place to deal. ,.  If you did not give, this store a s>are of your  Consolidated Co. Takes Over Valuable Silver-  Lead Properly.  The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of, Canada has taken oyer/  under an option and lease, the Sullivan  group ot mines at Kimberley, in East  Kootenay. The lease is'a long term  one with an option to purchase* control ot the Sullivan group Mining Co.,  which is held by the Federal Mining  and Smelting Co., which in turn is a  subsidiaiy company of the American  Smelting and Refining Co. The lease,  does 1101 include the Sullivan grgup  company's smelter at Kimberly, but  the exeicise ol the option -ot purctiase  ot the stock held by iffc Federal Mining and Smelling Co., if such action  lie decided on later, would give the  Consolidated company control of it as  web as ot the mine.  The returns from the Consolidated  Mining & Smelting company'- smelter  al Tiail for the coming year will constitute a record in production " tur that  institution. This is assured by Uie  liguies lor November which total  $524,000, bunging ine aggregate tor  Uie 11 months up to $5,498,447,  which is only auoui $7000 uclow ihe  largest, year's production up lo the  present. When- ihe ^returns' tor December are added the total for the  year will be several hundred thousand  dollars greater than lor any sinnliar  peiiod since the smelter commenced  operations.  Of tne November production 47  per cent, was gold, 15 per cent, silver,  6 per cent, copper and 22 per cent,  lead. During the mouth 43,000 tons  ot ore were received a,i ihe smeltei  00c tons treated^ An iterer  connection ��uh ihe  ihcieasing  patronage during 1909, we ask you to do so now  -1- New Year together,-it will work oul  us start the  our mutual advantage  let  out to  OMPSON & CO.  AND STAFF  and 37  esiiug feature in  company's operations is the  amount of its silver, which is going to  Ottawa to be minted into Canadian  money, ��n Oct. 11 ihete was shipped  irom the smeller to the mint al Ottawa 200,000 ounces of silver and on  Dec. 14 another 150,000 ounces was  *tnt forward, ihe total Value of the  twj shipments being $184,937.50  All tbe Mlnet Were Closed���Excellent DioBers  at Hotel* ���  Christmas passed off very happily in  Phoenix. ��� All the mines and business  places closed in order that employees  might join in the general festivities of  the day/"' The employees on railway  construction received checks the previous day and spent Sat !rday and  Sunday in the city.  A large number of young people  attended the annual ball of the Pboe-  ,nix Min"rs' Union Friday evening,  which was its usual success, and hailed  Christmas in merry dance, which continued till early morning, a splendid  Chrisimas supper being served by  D.mny Deane at midnight.  The feature of the day's festivities in  the city were the excellent menus of  the Christmas dinners at the local  hotels. The Brooklyn, which is famed  throughout the province in this particular, excelled itself; its dinner not  only elicited great praise fiom guests,  but was such as would do credit to  hotels of eastern cities. Deane's hotel  was in gala auire and its menu included all the delicacies of the season,  while guests at the King's and Dominion were also served in splendid  styl-.  In the evening a carnival was held  at the rink, with YVernei's band in  attendance, but owing to festivities  throughout the city, it was not so  largely attended as expected. Chas.  Lackey won tbe men's mce, A. Anderr  son, tbe boys' race, and A-.' McQueen  the free-for-all: couple race, Miss A.  Pierce and A. \V. McQueen; best rep-  resenta-.ive character, F. Isaacson; best  gents costume, A. Mettinson; best  indies' costume, Miss F. Graham.  Chrlitmas Day Nuptials  .Christmas chimes and wedding bells  rang merrily together in Phoenix last  Saturday, Cupid being the master of  ceremonies at two happy events, And  the whole world is going oui tb tnetr  fellowman.  At 7.15 am. the marriage took  place at the home of Mrs. Graham, of  her eldest daughter, Cora, to Duncan  A., Grant, principal of Phoenix'.public  schqoK.v>The ceremony was performed  ^t^R.'W. ^Hibbert,,pastor of the  ;Metho3[ist*church, in the presence of  atfewj invited guests, The bride was  aUerided by her sister, Miss Lou Gra-  ham,;while her brother, John Graham,  supported the groom. After an "��� elaborate wedding breakfast 'and felicita  lions to the happy couple, the bridal  party left amid showers of rice and  good wishes to catch the nine o'clock  train for Spokane and other cities. Mr.  and Mrs. Grant are expected to return  to. Phoenix today.  At eight o'clock Christmas evening  two other popular young people of the  city were made happy, when Warren  Mitchell led Miss Zilpha Oxley to the  alter. The marriage ceremoney was  peiformed by the Rev. Samuel Lundie,  B. A , pastor of the Presbyterian  church, in the Dominion hotel parlois.  On Monday the newly married couple  left on a nip to the coast, and on the  return from their honeymoon will reside in Phoenix.  Sokes Lapsed Coal Claims  An oulsider named Reg. C. Brown,  representing the Canadian Development Co. of Vancouver, went into  Princeton and quietly stole a march  on the mining enthusiasts of that burg  who had not kept quite up to dale on  tbe coal situation, says the Kamloops  Standard. His way was to stake  claims that had lapsed, principally  those of the B C. Colliery Co ,   which   though the   fact was not  suspected  hy the general public���had failed to  keep up the requirements for holding  its lands. Accompanied by George  Allison and Bert Thomas, two men  who knew the country, he set out on a  hunting trip���but the game he was  after- was not tbe four-footed kind.  When the party returned to town  they had staked-about 18,000 acres ol  coal lands, including the former B.C.  Collier company's, and of various  prospectors who had neglected their  holdings, as well as some entirely new  claims. The local men who shared in  the staking came in for a subtantial  interest in the property.  AUSTRIANS v. WELSH  Bullets Figure In Lively Scene  on  Thur.day  Nlftit  Austrians, Welshmen, an English  mucker boss and 30-30 bullets figured  in a lively escapade at a local hotel on  Thursday night. Beyond a few cuts  and bruises nothing serious occurred,  although the provincial police have  taken a hand in the proceedings and  tbe local lock-up is now the head-  'otnetr-orrffis^^rnrt-TiCTr-quiTOrig^WBi'tc-  arid attending the funeral of the  Austrian on Wednesday. " Countrymen  of deceased started to make things  interesting for the mucker boss- and  his friends, which resulted/ in tbe  Welshmen making a charge and putting the Austrians on the hike. Several  shots are reported to have been fired  during the melee,'arid-the complete returns of casualtieprtifili be given in the  local police court.  ;t ���   Boonle Briar Bush  The Bonnie Briar Bush will be presented at Phoenix opera house on Jan.  ibth. It appears as though Ian RJe-r  Laren's stoty of the Bonnie Briar Bush  as dramatized by Jas. McArthiir will  never grow old. Its success has been  and is atill phenomenal, but it nevertheless is not a success that cannot be  accounted for. Of all the good plays  that have graced the stage The Bonnie  Briar Bush is one of the purest and  best. It is a story of human in'erest  unfolding a life's chapter in the simple  Scottish glen, so true to nature anc'  life as to appeal with irresistible force  to the audience. It is' fragrant with  the heather of "Bonnie Scotland," and  is enlivened with pointed yet harmless  Scottish wit.  J. L. Mania io City  J. L. Martin arrived in town from  Spokane on Wednesday and has recently returned from a trip to his old  home in Illinois. Mr. Martin attended  the annual meeting of the Carney Copper company, of which he. is president,  a few days ago, and also visited the  mine at Mullan, Idaho, and is quite  enthusiastic over the results of development work at the property and believes  there is a great future for the Carney.  Mr. Martin is also   managing director  than he had' expected with the amount  ot development work done, and while  here he will let a contract to continue,  the present tunnel.  MasoolcOiJkers -    jni5?s��fc*"!rv-i-"-  A joint ^installation  of  the  officers  for  the  ensuing year  of Greenwood  lodge, No. 28, and King Edward lodge, "  No. 36,-Phoenix, took place in Green-y  wood on  Monday evening.    The fttl-,T  lowing are the new officers-:  ,  King Edward lodge,i^No.^6���R. S.   ' _-�����,���*  Fraser, W.M.; J./S.   Boyce,,S^^.. .^.,,..;  J. Pre.idergast,  J. ,'VV."}  J.   J.   Dewar,  chaplain- D. XV.  McKenzie,   treasurer;  W. S.   Cook,   secretary;   V.   M.  Sherbino, S.D.; F. J.   McDougall, J.D.; T.  Oxley, D.C.;J.   Bateman,  S.S.;  P.  J.  Cook, J.S.;  D.  L.  McElroy,   I.G.; J.  Pierce, tyler. \  Greenwood lodge, No. 28���W.  Elson, W.M.; J. R. Russell, S.Wl; J.  T. Beattie, J. W.; J. Mcintosh, chaplain; W. G. McMynn, treasurer; J. S.  Birnie, secretnry; R. H. Hewer, S.D.;  K. Hopkins, T-D-: D. McDonald, D.  C; J. L. |Vhite, S.S ; J. Jory, J.S.; J.  E. i^clntf re, I.G.; J. W. Grier,   tyler.  14  H-vioxand family  of   Moyie  .idence in Phoenix.  ^"TriSrlScSrSrlSZScSHSrlSBSrlSHSESriKSr^  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The followrttiK table (riven the ore shlwinentj o'  Boundnry mines lor   v  3. 1004,  1005,   1906,  1907, X908 and 1909. as reported to the Phoenix rioneer  '���*  I--  900,   1901   rooj.  MINK. 1901 I9����        '9��3 '9��' I,x>5, '900  j Granby Mines... 1JI.76J 1��9.|S8 SMJiS   S49.7��3 &S.��.l^9   Z��l-4��*  Ddiingthe twelve months ending  with August, 1909, the Tyee Copper  company smelter at Lidysmith, B. C,  produced 3,500.000 pounds of copper,  52,000 ounces of silver, and 7.000  ounces of gold.  Death Wag Accidental.  An inquest was held Monday   evening on  the   remains   of  Rade   IWirko  vitch, who died so suddenly on Thursday of Ust weik.    Early in the day   a  post mortem   examination    was    con  ducted by Dr. MacLean of Greenwood  aiid Dr. Traynor.     At   the   inquest   a  large  numbtr   of  witnesses   were   examined before Coroner   Black   and  a  jury   composed   of  H.   R.   Deerksen,  Thomas Mulcave, E. A  Shears,   John  Vivian, James Park and Clarence Kirk,  the hearing of the evidence lasting till  1.30 a.m.    The jury returned  a  diet of accidental death.  North Pale Lee Hue  The Union Theatre company have  a strong bill for next Wednesday evening which will be presented in the  Phoenix opera house. A lecture will  be given by A. E. Vaughn, MA., on  Peary and Cook at the North Pole,  which will be splendidly illustrated  showing the country through which  they passed and methods of living  adopted, as well as the planting of the  American flag at tbe top of the world.  Mr. Vaughn will also give a lecture on  ("Palestine, the Cradle of Christianity,"  which will be illustrated by views of  the ancient land.  I Suowahoe...  Phoenix Amal.-  M. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode..-  B C. Mtne.._...  KmmA   Oro Dtuoro....  -Joimic Belle   Dora. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem..  Idaho.   Rawhide   SnnHet��   itrbuntn Kose..  Athelstan   Morrison   K. Bell   |iJ��."uator   Brey FoKle   No. 37   Reliance   I Sulphur King....  Winnipeg   I Golden Crown...  King Solomon...  3lg Copper   No. 7 Mine   ! City ol Paris   I Jewel   ] Kiveistde   iCarml   Sally   Kambler   Butcher Boy....  Duncan   Providence    i Klkhorn   1 Slrathmoxe   1 Golden Kugle...  Preatou   Prince Henry.-.  I Skylark   1 LaBt Chance   K. P.O. Mine-  Bay    Mavia   Don-Pedro   I Crescent   Bruce   Republic   Miscellaneous...  1,731    ��>.8oo   7I.JU  99.0J4  t4t.S^ ijii.079  47.405    "4,811     19,315  650      S.SJO   11,937   5.S37  8.JJ6  1007 I.X-P 1909   Week I  613.S37 iojS,747 1.067.9S3 aa,8o5[  ��� 3S.��o> 48,-26 170,360     J.370J    34S  174,29s M7.S7&  37.9*0  16,400  1.4S.S  .��.o��7  3-1,350    55.731  803  550  1,040  "S7S   665  3,000  3S��  7.455    15.731   S&o'  3,339  150  560  785  S��5  48a  2,060  ���"890  363  3,435  3,070  3,'S��  1./59  4.586  3,45<>  213  364  33  15,10b  3,��S������  4,747  1,833  105,900  1.4SH  11 .S04  J.1'7  20  140.W5  J.960  26.033  48,390  3.SSS  JOMJI  1,713  IS,374  14,481  321.S/J   J.VJ,433    10,138,  66,630       8,953        "  43,"��5  ���3.253  64.'73  3',a7��  3<,358  649  5.-8o  10.740  H,Ko2  53��  130  3..S3.6,  J��  993  167  500  79  726  3*5  3��  60  75^  33  150  ...30  t45  S86   30  106  76  90  "65  108  ,1  7.0  150  68q  73  30  40  90  20  500  1 140  40  t40  15  589  40  700  55  60  30  45  146  330  33  30  Total.tqns S90,8oV 508.876 690,419 829,fo8 233,628 1.161.537 ' >48,W 1,487,480 1,598.465 35,953  jSiueUer'treatmeflt��� ���  1 Granby Co     ��jo,8��8  "3.340 401,931 596,2.51 687,938  1 B.C.CopperCo.    117,611 148,600163,913 "0,4*4 "�� ��3��  D0m.C0p.Co_       - tJ*,S7��   3��.93Q   81,059  838,879  133,740  2I8.HU  637,626 1037,544 1.042.83; 25 0301  341,95' 364.850 34',37o ".123J  '53.439      22.661-1  Total reduced..   348.4JW 460,940697-404 E37.66S 9S2.8/7 1,172430 t,133,017 1459060 ^SM  . . .   TjJP*'  ?>ir-U..  "Vyr^'i'  'Wr  , vw:*1  :^QW  *mn  ^SXmm^^^^^^^^^K^  ZvwJn  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOENIX   nn  U.i>  ^il^V^  I   "n  THc Phoenix Pioneer!  And Boundary Mining Journal. J  umubs on Saturday* bv tm  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO!  t>    aTraoimrx, b.c.  _..    ��.    _ t Bttalnen office No. 14.  TtwpnotMa | if^nagcT't residence. No.  Notes on Mother Lode Mine  Ore Won by Underhand Stoping; Average Production Eight to Nine  Tons pet Day pet Man Employed? Total Cost below 65c. per Ton  By ROY HUTCHIN9 ALLEN, Mining Engineer of Lunenburg, WaR. , In December KnBlncerin8 & Mtnlng Journal  drilled 6 to 7 ft. deep in   vertical rows  I,  imaimofi in abvahcb.  hrlnr.-.-'. - - -   ���w Month*....���...������   Tatkc United State*, per year.  .. t.15  The Mother Lode mine of the British Columbia Copper company is at  Deadwood camp, about three miles  west of the company's smeltery at  Greenwood, with which it is connected  The ore skips, which are hung in  balance, are handled b^ a Jenkes Ma  chine company first motion' hoist, having cylinders 20x42 in, and drums 6  ft. in diameter with a 30 in. face, tak-  111  T.' ALFRED LOVE. NUnaoik  j      ^UNIONffcylLABEL)  by a spur of the Canadian Pacific rail j ing  a   1 %���   in.   hoisting   rope.   /The  way, and seven miles from the mines t hoisting speed is  about  1000 ft.  per  Saturday, 1 Jakuarv, 1,119���� 1  h''t- - -  Today We enter upon, a new year���  1999,has passed intobistory., On such  n occasion-it is fitting that .we should  look tbrward, and that wo should en-  deavof'to make and keep resolutions  that will .make the world the better  lor our being in it. The making of  resolutions is one thing and the keeping of them another, but there never  , was a better time for starting out right.  Here are a few suggestions :  Resolve that you will stand up for  your own city, and be as public spirited  as your> neighbor when matters of  general public interest come up for  consideration.,'   ,    ,,j- ,, ,,      *  -"   Resolve that you will be an optimist  rather thanf a- pessimist.   A cheerful  - man will always find a welcome in this  vale'of tears, and can do much to  lighten.hia labors and those ol, others  with little,effort.,-, -, - ,-  ,    Resolve-that,you  will  have  more  * charity towards all men.    Chanty is a  quality that pays the highest kind   of  ��� .������$ J- ' .   ., ,  interest.. -, .  -' Resolve that you will bear and  for  bear., , None of us have yet obtained  a monoply on wisdom.    We all make  - mistakes.   Put yourself in the place o  others and act accordingly.  Resolve that you will give a {'square  deal" to every person with whom you  have to do.   t  " Resolve that you will not forget  the  ?ld folks  af'bome.'   Father,   mother,  at Phoenix With the exception of  those of the Granby company this  mine is the largest in the Boundary  district.  GEOLOGY  The ore occurs as an immense body,  or series of bodies, 30 to 200 ft. in  width, lying along the contact between  a white crystalline on the west and  footwall side, and a green fissile epi-  dote" materiaj, which may be either  altered argilhte or greenstone-tuff, on  the east. The strike of the orebody  is a little east of north, corresponding  with the direction of the principal  fracture lines 'of the district, and its  dtp is to the east at an angle varying  from ss to 70 deg. The ore,, according to the members of the Geological  Survey of Canada, is a metasomatic replacement of both wall roqks,  The contact with  the limestone is  1  sharp, but the line of demarcation from  the other wall rock is merely commercial. The ore belongs to the class de  scribed by the geologists as the "mag  netic" type, and includes the minerals  magnetite, chalcopynte and pyrite, with  a yery little blende, galena, pyrrhotite,  and an occasional trace of aisenopyrite,  intermixed with calcite, actinolite, gat-  minute, and the complete trip from  the 400 ft. level is made in 35 seconds.  The normal output of the shaft is 100  tons per hour, but this has more than  doubled on occasion. The cage which  is used for handling men and supplies  is served by a James Cooper duplex 1  geared hoist, having rax 14 in. cylin  ders, and a drum 4 ft. 6 in. in diameter with a 4-ft. face. Both hoisting  engines a��e operated by compressed  air at a pressure of from 90 to 100 lb.  per sq. in., the air being taken directly  from the 7-in. main leading to the  compressor house 600 or 800 feet distant.  The compressor house is beside a  small creek and contains, in addittion  to the compressors, a vertical, triplex  single-acting, motor-driven pump which  forces the water to the reservoirs 500  ft. higher. There are two air compressors : one an Ingersoll-Sergeant, 30  drill, Corliss compound steam, two-  stage air compressor with piston intake,  the other a Canadian Rand 40-drill,  duplex, tandem, two stage air compressor. The first machine is now  driven by a rope drive from a 500 h.p.  Westinghouse alternating current motor  making 247  r.p m. at full  load, and  of three each, the resulting raise vary-  ing'ffom 8x12 ft. to 10x20 ft. in cross-  section. If necessary, other holes are  drilled in the roof to obtain tbe desired height. A %% in. Sullivan drill  is employed, mounted on a 7-ft.  column. mi  When the raise Has been advanced  about 50 ft., the direction of inclina  tion is often reversed, and as it approaches the level above it'is flattened  and brought around on the hanging  wall side in the form of drift 01 cham  ber at the top of the raise. The ore  on the hanging-wall side is then drilled  with machines set on tripods and  blasted, after which the ore on the  foot-wall is broken down in benches  In some places the raises are nearly  vertical, in others .they are of corkscrew shape In any case, the stoping  begins at the top and is carried down  by underhand work. Pillars are left  throughout the mine, both longitudinally between the drifts, and transversely from wall to wall.   ���  ^The early method of stoping was to  take the ore out in rooms, 30 to 40 ft.  square and 20 to 25 ft. in height, leaving vertical pillars between, but this  was awkward and expensive, and was  not long practised. In the present  method of underhand work, drill steel  16 ft. in length is used both in the  glory hole and in the stopes, and many  holes are drilled before any are  blasted.    The holes  are fired- simul-  I DEANE'S HOTEL ��  ^    DANNY DEANE, Proprietor. ^  g -  =3  % 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 ^  ?! served at all hours, special attention being given  the  Diningroom. 3  ��= (Wrallv   Located on  the  Bridge.  Fifth  Street,  Phoenix. ^  DRAYING  Of all kinilH pioniptly attended  to. Knpid Express and Bai'tiape  Tiunefur. Cattail attention to all  ordors. Phone A65.  JAHES G. HcKEOWN  W^W.IW'i"'"^"  \ m>  V5��3'  V&V-'V* .|,|W   "^J f^rr. -���>,    1  ;:^-r^  2E     STEAM   HEATED.  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.  TELEPHONE   48  ^i^u^uiUi.ui.iUiUiUiUiUii.iiUiiuaiUiUiUiiwiuaiiuuii^  Hotel Brooklyn  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Life and  Acclden  Inittrance  Qcoeral Agen    Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  S-   O'II AN LEY  SHAVING PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Phoknix. H C  Next Door to McKac Uro��  Knoli Mill  av title  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  JAMES MARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix. B.C.  **************  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Import* d and Domestic  -Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  MMMMMM  Matthew's Barber Shop  -   - 10WER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A   F. and A. M.  //f^-x KcrRia.ni conimiiulcAtlon B p. tn.     Be,  CK.*Jt if and Thursday of e��cll month.  v/yf Kniergent meeting* ��icalled;M��K>nU  ' Hilt, McHnlr Block.  W. 8 COOK *  Secretary.  K. S. FKASBK  W.M  I. O. O. F.  SNOWBIIOK LOOGK NO ����  MeitH every Moudny Kvcniiur *t Miners' 1I��<  ClHltiiiK brethren cordlnlly Invited.  John C Tait, Noble (lr��ud  W. A. I ickakd, I'in Secy.  W. A   Cook,  Kecord.   Secy  PHOENIX   AJEKIK   NO   1RH  mm  MMM  |r��&  1,1 At*-0-����������,  cesolre to resp  i>'i.  '    , \~ ���   ever guise it"appears,,;and  show] your  v^I''-"'   ^^^"Ft1 f��r dishonesty and duplicity,  i.*>r;���i-J liy whomsoever .exhibited. #?V.��u,��fe' i  w��&:^t.c^{5ft,vKe��qWe to pay your subscription ;to  M&imrf^-' ^^y6u��friends-and/may.;youi,? New  ^f,T#tA   -v :'"    ;���=/Yearjvbehappy^ and   all   the   year  K>   ll^^^^S^r.Nikl.U   '-*. ���  tei^   &     x.   ./j^^.-Don^y^d^but.be'rear.  ,  ^ 'Be^cpntenV^ with the little you have.  Think evil'of none, bur well of all.  View of Mother Lode Mine-  yMi-r  ���&4  net, epidote and quartz. As a whole, taking current at 2000 volts. The  there is, more magnetite than in the compressor has a rated capacity of  ores of the Phoenix camp.      ,    ' 2800 cu. ft. of free air per  mm.,  coin  1 The^most valuable metal is the cop- pressing to 100.lb."per sq. in., but it  per, but the ores will average more lis being operated at only two-thirds  than$r per ton in  gold  and silver,  its capacity.  Testsr have shown that the ores with 2      The Rand compressor has  two sets  cylinders,   16  and  25x36  ��*  w.  1%  l-;v�� ->   ^\\J. 1  5fJ   "��� "Y'tt  &h  1 '1 ', **%?���'  i-U"  %yi.fi,l-  1 viva, .'i-nv' 4 b, v'  .  per cent, copper carry the  most gold,  v      .       .        , . 1 while those with as high  as   -jo   per  Keep,baiy in order to be healthy. cen, carry n     oI<J     KJ limJ0J IS  Consistently add to what you have found wjthin ^  orebody     The  ^  outcrops for a,length of 2000 feet,  and has been proved to a" depth of 600  ft. below the highest point,of the,out-  crop. , Development work has shown  the presence of nearly horizontal dikes  of alkali porphyry running through the  orebody, but apparently in no way  affecting its continuity.  PLANT AND' EQUIPMENT  .' Tbe mine is opened by a vertical  four-compartment shaft, 475 ft. in  depth, with drifts at"the60 ,200-, 3*00-  and 490-ft. levels. All ore, from the  glory hole'as well as from the underground workings, is handled r through  this shaft. The shaft is well timbered  with ioxi2-in. timbers, and has two  ore-hoisting compartments,' each 5x5  ft. jn the clear, one cage compartment-,  5x5 ft., and one pipe and ladder way,  4 ft  6 in. by 5 ft. in the clear.  The ore is hoisted in  four-ton, self-  dumping vertical skips from ore pockets  at each of the levels, and is dumped  into a bin at the headfiame.    From  this oin the ore passes through a finger  gate, made of heavy rails  bent at right  angles and operated by a compressed  air  lift,  to  30x42-^.  Blake Crusher  having corrugated jaw plates of maga-  nese steel     This crusher is driven  by  a 100-h p. Canadian   General Electric  motor taking current at 550 volts,  but  it may also be run by a  14x16 in. Erie  City slide valve en_ine which is held  for cases of emergency.    The broktn'  got.        -  < "  Undertake something good and stick  -toit-.fV   ,'     -   ��{    ,1      . ,    ., ���  Advertise from the start  and make  business thrive.  v\JHave'push and get up and^show  that you're alive.  If you5 break your resolve, cUn't g^ve  up in despair._.  ^.Redouble your ef?gr^.^^fow manliness there. 1  c-Break'' aV��jgBfEflMffd babitst evil  C��mpanibjB^fflMwebooks. *  CufcHMffl^fffftesy. kindness, cheer  irefulness and promptness.". ~  i to be something, do something  get something and keep something.  ' I K^P your,word, keep out of debt  keep good company, keep yur own  counsel.  , r Don't kick, don't grumble, don't  criticize your brother's ��� shortcomings,  but smile at your obstacles and be  gracious aud forgiving.  ..Subscribe for the  Pioneer  and get  the latest Boundary news.  . V     !������  H' V  Do you know tbe difference  between working and having  the work done for you ? '  . Sunlight Soap actually makes  yihtt dirt drop  out���saves you  'time and money���but   Injure;  neither hands nor  clothes. That  is   just   the  difference  'be t w ee n  Sunlight Soap  and ordinary  .soaps.  Follow  Direction*  of .air cylinders, 16 and 25x30 in  with rotary intake and poppet discharge  valves. The machine is provided with  an automatic cutout which acts successively on each of the eight intake  valves, a variation of 3 lb. in the air  pressure being sufficient to close or  open all. of the valves. This compressor is driven by a rope drive from  a 600- h p. Canadian General Electric  slow-speed motor receiving alternating  current at 2050 volts, and has a rated  capacity of 3400 cu. ft. of free air per  rain., compressing to "100 "lb. Power  is furnished by the West Kootenay  Light and Power company from its  plant at Bonnington Falls and1 is de  livered lo the mine at 2050'yblts.  i MINING MSTHODS-v *l  ' On each level two drifts, are run,  7x8 ft. 10x8 ft. in the clear, one along  the footwall, the other 25 to 30 ft.  from the'hanging-'wall and parallel to  it. Where the ore is of'sufficient  width, as is usually the case, a third  drift is run midway between the two  These are connected by diagonal drifts  and crosscuts. At intervals varying  from 40 to 60 ft raises are put up on  the incline, frequently beingdriven so  as to connect with those of the parallel drifts on the same level. An 18-  hole round  is used,   the  holes .being  ma mni me  UNDER  NEW  MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CLASS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, DRAYING, Etc., tt Reason-  ib'e Rates.  Wo aim to Plaise tnd Solicit >n Opportunity  ..���I ai^��aipyru&^^ .  McElroy Bros.  (PHONE'34.1  Phoenix, B.C.  taneously and the result is a large tonnage per hole drilled.    A blast   of 85  holes in the stopes in one case yielded  over 8000 tons  of "broken  ore.    For  blasting, 40 and 50 per cent, dynamite,  Hercules brand, is used, while 60   per  crnt. dynamite is used  for bulldozing  Sullivan machines are  used   for   both |  development  work and  stoping, and  drill from 12 to 40   ft.   of holes  per  shift, according to the  nature   of the  rock.    A  few  of the  2^-in.    Rand  f'Sluggers" are used in raising.  As the glory bole is extended, raises  are put up to it from the 60 ft. level at  such an angle that the ore will slide  readily. The ore here fiequentl)  breaks in large blocks and these have  to be bulldozed, either on the surface  or in the chute. Where the blocks  will pass the chute openings, which  are 36x48 in., but are too large for the  skips, they are removed from the cars  near the shaft with a chain tackle and  run by an overhead trolley to the adjoining chamber of an old stope, where  short holes (5 to 6 in. deep) are put in  with- a Murphy drill and blasted. By  this method a half stick of dynamite  will break- a rock which would require  four or five sticks by bulldozing. The  broken rock is thrown into the ore  pocket at the shaft.  The ore cars on this level are scoop-  shaped, end-dumping, and hold 2^  tons. These are drawn in trains ol  three or four by horses At the shaft  the loaded cars are run by hand on an  automatic     dumping       arrangement,  Continued on Third Page  The   Strength  Of An  Ox  One often hears about when one  one is endowed with health,  strength and vigor.  It is another way of saving "The  Strength of Beef."  No meat has the nourishment  that gives strength and force like  PRIME BEEF and you can always get it in luscious steaks and  roasts at  P.  BURNS   d   CO.  fPHONE 2.    PHOENIX. B. C.  Meetslu UulonHall  Friday evening*  Vlaltlnfr    brother*  always welcome  r. Mclver, W. P.  C. McAbtockbk  W. See  K.ofP.L0D.,E,No.28   PHOENjX, b.c   Meet" evt-ry Tuesday  Kviwmg at. 7.30 : :  Sojournlnif Broth<M�� Cordln'ly  Welcomed ' :  R.'H. MCCRACKEN"  Scorned J  V.  C. GRAHAM  ic. of a. %.  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood,$5 per cord  Pine "Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double  cut^  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phone B 32  Johnson & Anderson  r~  ���  v��  *  I  the  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Employs   a  system   which  .    4  make  m  ore is taken by a 36-iri.   be lt  conve)or  up an incline of-about 15 deg.  to the  railroad  bins ahout- 150   ft.  distant.'  The discharge from the belt issmnpltd  automatic illy by a shovel 'which,  r<-'  volving about a horizontal axi', cu";l  out about one fifteenth   of   the   oie j  This sample drops into a  bin   and   is  shipped in carload lots to the smeltery, i  where the final sampling and assaying j  is done.    The  buk of the ore falls  into a three-way chute from which any  one of the three ore bins may be filled.  No Mm is Stronger  Thah His Stomach  A strong man is strong all over. . No man con be  strong who is suffering from weak7 stomach with its  consequent indigestion, of from some other disease  of the stomach and its associated organs, which impairs digestion and nutrition. For when the stomach  is weak or diseased there is a loss of the nutrition  contained in food, which is the source of all physical  strength. When a man " doesn't feel just right "  when he doesn't sleep well, has  on  uncomfortable  ��?, &.U E* 8i0.?Mh ."f-t?r ***"*' " ,an<ui��3. nervous, irritable and despondent, he �� losing the nutrition needed to make strength. ^^  ���~ " J?��� a*ou*d use Di-. Pierce's Golden Medical  Discovery, it cans diseases ol the stomach and other  f^SffJL ��f "*2ZSttZa aad "Woa. It enriches the blood.  Jariaorates the liver, streaithena the kidneys, nourishes  THElWHoiB''BODY'VES "B3iLT" 7iND STRENGTH TO  -i2^i.S"l'ii-0rd *�� accept a secrtt n08'"n as n substitute for this non-  2v^2vtL��vT,0,.ne ��l 5*ow.N comp��sition, not even though the urgent dealer  msr Uwawfey make ��� little bigger profit.   Ingredients printed on wrapper.  it  easy for  its out-of-town depositors ��  to    open     accounts     and     transact  business   by   mail   with   any   of  its  51���EIGHTY-ONE BRANCH WI1CES���$1  DETAILED   INFORMATION  PURNISHED  ON  REVEST.  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Sipperell, B.A.,B.D.,Principal ;or Bev. J. P. Bowoll. Bora&r.  \  i  it,  &  mo  ^^^^^^^m^m^^^m &jrf.i.j..!'.  S  r, '->',  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOEHtX, 1.8.  1 -"'r/^I^tv^^PvUfflm^^^HHw  We  take advantage of this issue to  thank our many patrons and  wish one and all a  -  HAPPY  NEW  YEAR  LOVES DRUG STORE  ������������������������������������������������������������������������aerne������������������������������������������������������������������������  THE KING'S HOTEL  " The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B. O.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally. located, culinery department par excellence, and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  ; The King's Grill  ���     Sh.irt   Ord*r   Meals   seived   in   the   King's   (JRII.L   at all hours.  2 E. P. SHEA,  Proprietor \V. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  m  !.. -  Here's a.  Hint!  GOOD OttKAM OH M'LK  the baHic of a tempting hum  and you'll always bnv  It.  W.  A..  .'PHONE E32                           Dki.  Hiieb as  the PHOENIX DAIRY BRAND, i-  .    Tt makes everything  taste bettor.    Try it���  All milk is aereated before being sold. <  MCKAY & SONS,  VgJIKU  TO   Al.l.   pARI'h  l)V  THE  ClTV  PHoerrix  Beef  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North  in Summer.  In Kecoicinccd  --*���"  *il   ��8_lhs-  Be-aase  it.   ...armfaeturern employ  all of their energy ���to   the  perfect  Beer  from   ttie b��at materials  obtainab.e.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC fHOSE 23  WHY?  turning  mil ot  Phoenix   Brewing    Co.  FIRF.        I-.1KK  A.NI'  ACC1DBST.  O. J. Matheson  frignrance-agent,,,      -LVTB OI^,8  PHOENIX,   B.C.  McRae Bros. Ltd  NOTES ON MOTHER LODE MINE  (Continued from Second 1'iixc)  whereby the car is dumped through  the shock of the cat and weight of the  ore and is returned empty to its original position l>y means of counterweights. Two men are required to  handle the cars  The ore drops into the shaft ore  pockets, the gales of m Inch are about  45 ft, below. Thee gfites are of the  finger type similar t<> those in use al  the Granby mines, but differ slightly in  the method of action. The four double  finger are pivoted on a rod at the front  of the chute and are raised by chains  attached to the cross-bar of the piston  of the air lift. On the inside ol the  shaft timbers, at the mouth of the  chute, is a larjje sheet-iron gate to  catch the fine material which will pass  between the fingers when ihe gate is  closed. The sheet-iron gule is lul-  anced by a weight and is raised and  lowered by hand. This gate binds  badly nhen there is a large amount of  fines in the ore, and two men are required in loading the skip, whereas  with the Granby type but one man is  needed. . *  On the other working levels, viz.,  2oo, 300, and 400 ft. levels, the mine  cars are side-dumping and have a V  shaped bottom. These also hold 2^  tons, but are drawn by horses in trains  of only two cars each. The loaded  cars are drawn on a bridge spanning  the ore pockets and there dumped by  hand, while the horse returns along a  shelf or drift cut at the side of the ore  pocket for a passageway. The pockets  are provided with gates similar to those  on the 60-ft. level.  The ore chutes throughput the mine  are strongly made, being built to withstand much hard usage. The posts  are stalls, 10 to 20 in. in diameter and  up to 20 ft. in bight. -Behind these  are la;d pieces of heavy lagging until  the desired hight of the bottom of the  chute is reached, usually about 6 ft.  above the level of the rails, On top  of this lagging is placed a false set  which forms the optning ofthe chute.  Dividers are also placed between the  front stulls, or posts, at the top and  bottom of the chute opening. The  planks of the chute are spiked to the  lagging and to the lower divider. The  chute opening is 48-in. wide and approximately 3-fr. high, and is closed  with the ordinary plank- gate made  in  three sections, the  second  and   third  ���mma-uie mat   m��= in   mjuil   ui   iin-.  newer chutes arc Rates made of  heavy  sheet iron are used.  The mine is well lighted throughout  by 16-c.p. incandescent lamps, placed  every 35 ft. along the drifts -and crosscuts. The mine employs 'a ' total of  about 185 men, most of whom live  near bv in I'ouses owned by the com  pany. There are a large number of  four-room bouses for the m��rried men,  while a good boarding house is maintained for those unmarried. The output depends upon the requirements at  the smeltery, and varies from 1000 to  1600 tons per day. The output per  man employed has averaged from 8)4  to 9 tons ptr day for months at a  time, with a total cost stated not to exceed 65c. per ton for the ore delivered  in the railroad cars at the mine���surely  an enviable record. About 60 tons of  ore are broken daily for each drill used  in stoping.  F. AUGUSTUS HEINZR  WINS BIG LAND CASH  Canadian Court Confirms His  Title to 550,000 Acres in  Trail District.  The Supreme Court of Canada has  hand.d down a decision in ihe case of  the Canadian Pacific Railroad against  F. Augustus Heinze, the now famous  copper king, of Butte, Mont., confirm  ing the title to Mr. Heinze of 550,000  acres of land in the Trail   mining  dis-  with the results of these surveys. Fire  and careless cutting have resulted in  the deterioration of the reserves, and  a long period of management will be  required to bring them back into proper condition. Ofthe whole area of  r0,000,000 acres -comprised in the reserves, about 1,250,000 acres have  been surveyed.  CANADA HAS ENTERED  ON LONG PROSPERITY  THE EAST CAN'T HAVE HIM  trict of British Columbia. The land  has a valuation varying from, $10 to  $100 an acre and was given to Heinze  by the Canadian government for building a railroad in that district 16 years  ago.  Fsrett Survey N��etfed  There is the greatest need of a survey of our Northern Forest Belt, to  say nothing of its protection from fire.  An exploration of this tract, similar-to  the exploration of Northern Ontario  made in 1900 by the Government of  that province, could, it is estimated, be  made for $200,000, an amount, which  spread over ten years, would mean an  annual expenditure.of $20,000. Some  of the main lines of travel through the  country are well known, it is true, but  areas are entirely unknown, particularly away from these routes, and in  order to .secure adequate knowledge  upon which to base proper adminstra-  tion ofthe country definite knowledge  of it is essential.  On the forest  reserves  timber surveys were continued during 1908 and j  British Columbia Refuses to let Premier Mo-  Bride Go  The Colonist, the chief Conservative organ, protests against the movement for Premier McBride to become  leader of the Federal party. It says :  ���He has so neihing moe in mind  than political adva cement. S me  thing higher than party success. As  a native son of this great province,  trusted as no other man at the head  of its affairs has ever been trusted with  a great responsibility, an unequalled  opportunity, we think that Mr. McBride feels a stimulus to action along  very different lines than those which  he is supposed to be  thinking about.  "We may tell our eastern friends  that to a British Columbian, British  Columbia offers a field for energetic  statesmanship compared to which mere  party triumphs look insignificant.  There may come a time when events  will lead Mr. McBride into the Federal arena, but, speaking for itself, the  Colonist hopes that it will be many  years before the call of party is more  influential with him than the call of  his-hative province. There is a great  work to be done.in British Columbia,  and we are confident that Mr. McBride will not leave it undone merely  to gratify any personal ambition that  he might entertain. *;  George Northern and Herbert Cole  lost their lives, and Charles Mclvor  barely escaped drowning through the  overturning of their canoe 00 the West  Arm, opposite Proctor, on Sunday afternoon. :',���������"'' ."''..���'���  Phoenix Railway Tlmeiible.  ���'.'���' ���.-.;'. C.   P.    R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 1.25 p.m.  Arrives    .. ��� ��� . -    5 00 p.m.  GREAT  NORTHERN. .,  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. ..    9.00 a.m  '".'. ������ - -     5-oo p.m  Arrives  L Souvenir trays of  Phoenix, showing  plans of adminstration for the reserves | four yfrw* ���'" rfl'��f "h ��� -*  London Statist's Observations  on the Progress of the  Dominion  Editor Paish, of the London Statist,  writes in part of his observations in  Canada: Canada has entered on a  long prosperity. The most disastrous  thing that could come would be war  in Europe, which would check inflow  of British capital and immigrants.  The primary factor of prosperity is  great undeveloped resources; a second  he willingness of Great Britian to find  all the capital Canada can employ, at  low rates; a third factor, the far-sightedness of Canadian statesmen, who are  devoting energies to opening up the  country and to extension of railways;  a fourth facior is the world's need of  new food sources and the current high  prices, ihe South African and Japanese  wars having prevented for seven years  the normal capital outlay for developing new food supplies; a fifth factor is  the extent to which United States resources a>e developed, leading to immigration ol American farmers into  Canada; again, the world's unappropriated lands are becoming exhausted,  and Canada is one of the few countries  that can still make free grants; lastly,  the time is favorable in; Canada to obtain labor.  One of the influences, which prer  vented development of Canada has  long ceased to operate. The long  winters and the liability to frost even  during summer, have entirely lost their  terrors. Experience has shown that  the large number.of hours of sunshine  pressed into a few months more than  make up for the shortness ofthe ieason.  Further, liability to damage from frost  and drought is diminishing as cultivation extends. The recognition that  the drawbacks to farming ;in western  Canada have been greatly exaggerated  is likely to cause the number, of incoming farmers to grow steadily.  A Frank Statement  P��-ru-na is the Best Medicine in the'  World.  I   RECOMMEND   PE-RU-NA.  ��� Glvo R��te on Princeton Coil.  The Great Northern railway, in connection with the Northern Pacific and  Spokane, Portland & Seattle -railways  and the Inland Erhpiresystem, has announced, effective December 23, a  rate of $2.50 on carload shipments of  coal to Spokane, Wash;,   from  Prince-  y        MR. EMILC MAR0IS.  Mit. KMILB MAKOI.S, iSiO Ontario  stroot,Montreal, Canada, writes:  "After taking nine bottles of Foruna,  I find that I urn cured.  '  "I��till take'ltbccaslonally. for melt  is the best medicine in tho world.  "1 have recommended It to a number  of persons."     ,.  Mr. J. O: Hervus Pelletier, Dept. de  1'Agriculture, Ottawa; Ontario, writes:  , "The Peruna is particularly efficacious in the euro of catarrhal affection*  inf Uie lungs and bronchial tubes.  v'.'Slx bottles cured mo this winter ot  bronchitis. I am completely restored  oud 1 owe thanks to the Perunav           "I have recommended this remedy to  ��� large number ofjmy friends afflicted  with the sa,rhe;.,troublo, -and they lia\-e  verified myrjgood ppinlon of this vat'  liable remedy."  Henry St. Yves j defeated John D.  Marsh, in a 15-mile.Marathon race at  Seattle Saturday.  The report has been confirmed that  the Consolidated Mining and Smelting company has secured control of  the property of the Sullivan Group  Mining company at Kimberley and  Marysville.  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind  ^-lumber,  shine  WISH YOU ALL  THE COMPLIMENTS OF  THE SEASON  %  BULLETS  iernRaiiw_ay  CANADIAN HOLIDAY  EXCURSIONS  Low first class round trip rates to Ontario, Quebec  and Maritime Provinces.  From Phoenix to��� , ttrt . _-  W ����� <R89 95   Montreal $94-95  !J^S  1*11** * 13 50  Tickets on sale Dec. 1st to Dec. 31st inclusive, final  SurnHmUS>3moathsfromdateofsale.  , a ��� , nnnnection with Atlantic Steamship business,  v'iltlw Yort B SSTjohn. or Halifax, limited to 5 months  from date of sale ^ ^ nQt  q W. X. Perkins, Agent.  COPPER  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  The Copper Handbook contains, in  thin" new and greatly enlarged edition,  in Ibis new ami greatly enlatged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than the  Bible��� thouuh not necessiuilv a better  book because of its jriealer balk. It is  filled with FACTS of vital unpornnce to  Vol. VIII. io-m-d May, 1009, contains  1500'pages, with ne\rly 50 per cent,  more matter than the prere.luur edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions an.  on statistic- have been carefully revised  mid the.bull: of Uie matter therein is  ENTIRELY  NEW  There arc 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geoirrnphv. Chemistrv, Mineralogy,  Mininir, Jlillinir, lyachhig, Smelting,  Refi.iintr. Brands trades. Impurities,  Allovs, Uses, Substitutes, Terminology,  Deposits l>v Districts t-'tates, Countries  and Continents; Mines in Detail, St a  tisticsof Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent to  you, all carriage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned.ii unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not. to see ihe book and judge  (or yourself of its value 'o you?'  PRICE is :f5 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.60 in genuine full library morocco.  WRITE NOW to tbe editor and publisher,  Horace J. Stevens  ���6   Shel.den Building, Houghton  , ' ' Mich., U.S.A.  LOCATION-Three and One-Half Miles  south  east  from   Curlew,  Washington.  PROPBRTY-^Seven claims, RIO TINTO, MASCOTT, COLUMBIA,  MAMMOTH, MINT, TRBADWBLL and CALUMET.  VALUES���Gold, Silver, Lead and Copper.  LEDGES-The property has Four Distinct Ledges.    Giving the  >    remarkable opportunity of Four Chances to One, as agamst-  the average property.  PROGRESS OP DEVELOPMENT���Tunnel No. 1 is now in about 170  feet.   It has been in Ledge No. 1 for more than 40 feet.    The  quality of the Ledge Filling is improving  with  every   foot  or  work.    It will require about 30 feet more to reach the   Bast  Wall, when the values will be better.  LEDGE No. 2���It Is planned to reach Ledge No. 2 by March.  A G#eat Opportunity to  oney  Stock is being offred at  5 Cents per iShare-Onc-  Third Cash.    One-Third January lOth, and One-  Third February lOth.  ��        V ]M    A   irfcTH 1VT     VICE-PRESIDENT  X     L.    llAKl   lIN^ANDriANAGER  mmm^m*muMi,>**v-* ^r^I^I^^H^^Eii^^^tis.^iii��J^SSS  iOSSESJC-S  ���       El  DEC   28  to JAN.   2nd     |  m  ,,Jia  f39  >~*  ���"I  P  ^1  3C  A-  iMMMiMimmMi  MfflMSffiBmsga s^^^^^  )r*<$  ���jii  PHOENIX"'pVoNEER, pHOENI*  3 ft  vi'fr.  ���/?&  m;  Happy  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS OV  LOCAL  AND  GBNBKAL ^  J* INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  Shots at PassingShadows j I WewYears Greeting  Bjj>  r  V /    ,f       f  V  :v  to One arid All  a'  ft  v'l  f  ���fr-  li *tr  THOS; BROWN  k,"  Write it Xfy��-t  R  J. Gardner was in Grand  Forks  | on Thursday.  Try Wallace, the tailor, for cleaning  I and pressing.  Phoenix public schools reopen on  "Monday, Jan. 3rd. "  Dry wood in car lots.    Apply to J.  I Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Barrister Whiteside oi Grand Forks  wm in town on Monday.  For sale, good coal heater; apply at  Pioneer office  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. Worrell's.  The annual ball of Midway lodge,  Knights of PythiaL, will be held on  Friday, Jan. 14-  Direct advertising" is to business  what steam is to machinery���the great  propelling power.  Team'work of all Mnd�� promptly  attended to; apply   to  W W. Miller,  ANSWERS TO  CORRESPONDENTS  Alphon��e.-Wh^ do married men  live longer than amgle ones!- I hey  don't Alphonse, ironly seems longer.  Greenwood Livery-You possibly  have a case for the courts, if ypu can  Jrovethe horses were really stolen but  Messrs Dooley & Co. undoubtedly  did not consider the gravity of the ot  fence at the time.  Before buying your furntture else-  phone 93���  wtiore, call on R. J. Gardner. New iines of goods spec.aUy for tne  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at J,,  office   in  the   bank   block,  Phoenix,  '"Jii  rtV  v>  JN   > -  "A  fc"<'  "  {-  1^ Stage Line  '*. L^ve Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.��l        d  d Tjme  ��� ^V       ��        lower town, xo.oo a.m. ^a��na*lu  /    Leave Greenwood     -       r3-���� P-mJ .  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  '     .,     " Pko^x Of����, With MoRa. Baoa., Knob H.ll Av��.  GILLIS & LAING, Proprietors  ���k*  fti  s*��<  *i<r,   1  Bargain 5ale  J,r    J ~ IN ��� ��� ��� 7~~  HAND-MADE   SHOFS  s?  ���%  V  Jjyp��f|  ��<��  ���Wv*1  ���f/vv  Call in and Let Us show  'You ,the Quality of Footwear we"c:an offer You;  Shoes that will both Fit  and .Wear   : : ;��-,:r: : ^ :  j.'V?)  ���?,5>  ���Ki.  ���>����� >J  y v't   6,  >>,��#  r- ��  election in Grand Forks  W. S. Macy has been spending the  holiday season in Spokane. 1  Souvenir trays ol  Phoenix, view of  Granby mines in relief, 23c at Blacks.  Mine  lnapector   McGregor  was   a  visitor in  town  for   a few  days  this  week.  Werner's orchestra supplied music  for the big K. P. dance in Greenwood  last night.  For cleaning and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for and  delivered. n  Colin A. Ross went to Nelson on  Thursday to meet Mrs. Ross, who is  returning from an extended visit to her  old home in eastern Ontario 1 ney  will arrive in Phoenix today.  Miss Jessie Mackenzie ofthe Greenwood teaching staff and Miss Grace  Mackenzie, who is attending nigh  school in that city, are spending the  vacation at their home here.  ��� Greenwood curlers have elected the  lollowmg skips tor the season: W. o.  McMynn, E. W. Bishop, J. A Russell,  H McCutcheon, H Bunting, J L,  Coles, J S B.rn.e, D. A. McDonald,  and K. C. Frith.  Mr. and Mrs. Steve Swanson wish,  through the Pioneer, to thank their  many Granby friends for the reallv  handsome Chi.stmas presents ��h.u.  they received and which were very  much appreciated.  The newly elected officers of Phoenix, Greenwood, Midway and Grand  Forks lodges, Knights of Pythus, will  be installed at a joint meeting in tbe  latter city on Tuesday evening, Jan-  nth, by George Chappie,   D.D.G.M.,  for Dist. No. 6  ; store that is the most   interest  Marie Lon God wick,  the house ol lords are  piemen ^hojo not work,g.,Veeaiiy   Yes  dear'  independent  on  the  same  from the 10th to 13'h inst.  The skating rink has become very  popular this season and a large atten-  dance is present each evening.  There are 100 men logging on tho  main Kettle river and its ��est fork.  The logs will be sawn at Cascade.  See D.J. Matheson about housekeeping rooms in the McArdle & And-  eS block, First street, upper town.  A large number from town drove to  Mother Lode mine to attend an enter  tainment; and dance on Christmas bve.  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refresh-  m, for Bath or Toilet. For washing  Ste^lS.ng.ti.uneq-.tledCI-n-.  and rifles.  AlvinHendrickson.who.snowCon.  pected with the Nelson office of th�� V.  Burns company, spent Sunday at h��  home here.  There's two things to consider in  pr.nt.ng-mater.al and workm*Mhip  ���get both and you get satisfaction in  the Pioneer.  There will be a dance in Miners'  Union hall this evening ��.nets  orchestra in attendance and J. U. McLean as manager.  1 A Rjbinson received the sad  llt,wsofthe death of his mother in  England. Mr Robinson had.mtended  leaving for his old home next week,  but left on Monday.  The members of Snowshoe lodge,  No. 46, LO O.F., will give an at-home  in their lodgeroom, in Miners Union  hall, next Monday evening in honor ot  Phoenix Rebekah lodge.  f The advertisements you read in the  what they  have,   and  away from  home, just  tramps in this country^  E  E._Before meals is the custom  so sanctimonious.  HeIen_In tinting the hair Hel, we  n, 1 Vxnert. We would advise you,  hrc wev r ��o end it to any reliable firm  K a Ample of the w.llpaper you  wait * to match. Any advertiser in  'our columns is reliable and will we  ,ue sure, give you complete sat.faction  Thanking You for Your Past Patronage,  and hoping to merit a continuance of the  same   during  J9J0, We   Wish  You  A  HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR  E. a. black mmkm  Ratepayer���No, Charlie King is not  KOing to run-for.license commissioner:  he intends to stay with his old job.  #  Worried Housewife���To kill bedbugs our grandmother had an unfailing recipe. Place the bug on the stove  lid and strike it twice smartly with the  potato masher.  *  (W  S. M���Yes, under  the circum  stances we think it would   be cheaper  to order a carload of sleighs at once.  Enquirer���No,   you  are   mistaken,  the Provincial police did   not  do  the  shooting Thursday night.  -  *  A. T. We certainly think you were  ill-used, nut it takes more than compressed air to counteract the velocity  of soap suds in a kitchen.  Traveller���No, that's a joke; the G.  N. R. has not installed electric lights  at the depot yet.  Rctoldtloas.  A gentle zrphyr ��afted the followinS  resolutions into our sanctum:  f I resolve the' following  year   that  I  will not drink any, unless I am   dry���  very dry. -   " '  That-1 will let   people  business and assist  WHEN YOU WANT  First-Class  Tailoring  COMB TO THE OLD RELIABLE  AND  ONLY  TAILOR IN PHOENIX  u  R. Horrell  SPECIAL $45 OVERCOATS Tor $35  Hmi^holcl Laundry Work  A mdtilufo of household marries are ������r�� ���� <��������*����� ����"���  Laimirying done at the Beoo laundry   Reco Laundrv  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello I  A 10  ���i >*������'.  PRINTING  mind   their  That'I -will agree  to  obey   my  su  AmJi  .��*>��  ���\t\  "iKtenp  THEJflOST  PAPER   IN  MINING REVIEW  ���ISHKI>    IN    1S06.     ',    ,'  ESTABLISHED    IN  PRACTICAL MINERS'  THE   WORLD. &r j&  no  house ..   ano'her day. ^You  should also con  sider what company you insure in ; D.  J. Matheson represents only the  best.      ��*���. anU ��n. ... ;Ui,,.���. ��>    , ^...^^  He  will   insure  you in any of twelve are on a visit to their son, L. Y. Birnie  It gives alt/ 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.    ^   . r< \.       ���       ���       ��� '���       '���  [ r   ^ '63 ' PER  YaA.R-SA.MPL.B'' ON   RBQ0BST  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California  3 ('- '  - f       ?  -v t  V  ���*^>  M0nSB  HowaSksk-alta  thermometer  earns its'money.  ' By indicating'-wten oven is ready for  baking. '-By cutting out^ tbe "peeping"  into oven. By ehoWvig on its face what  is- goiDg on in the oven. By saving  "door-opening" heat.   By/substituting  certainty for chance  in baking   results.  "Sask-alta" range  thermometer was  tested for six months  before one range was  sold. "Sask-alta"  thermometer is to  the housewife what  the compass is to tho  ship* captain.  companies���the strongest in the world.  L. R. Puddy was around before  breakfast Thursday morning with "the  smile that won't come ~a&~" He was  enquiring for the census taker, stating  that the population of the city had  been increased by the arrival of a new  barber, whd'is a promising youth 'of  ten pounds. Mr Puddy says a reciprocity treaty will now be required' in  the household, as hejs ihe dad of both a  Canuck and a Yankee.  '' Among those from Phoenix who attended the Masonic installation at  Greenwood .Monday evening were;  T. Roderick, T. Brown, R. S. Fraser,  R.'-K. McCammon, A. 15. Bodey, ,VV.  J. Prendergas,t,,J. Pierce, D. L.^Mc-  Elroy,"D. W McKenzie, J. S Boyce,  J. G. McK.eownt> W. X. Perkins, -R  K. MeCracken, W. S. Cook, F. J.  "McDomall, J d: McKay, C. David  son, W. Ross, T. Oxley, J. Bateman,  P. J. Cook, A. B; Cafhoun and T. A.  Love. t "-  In Ian McLaren's beautiful story,  "The Bonnie Briar Bush," which  comes here on the * loth inst., theatre  goers are to be entertained with i a  charming play in which Scotch life is  portrayed with a simplicity oi treatment, together with a delightful com  bmation of dramatic intensity and rich  humor such as rarely is found in the  latter day performances. McLaren's  tales of Scotch folk have proven one of  the most successful book dramatizations now being used for stage purposes. *s.  BOUNDARVs KOOTENAY 1909 ORE RECORD  Shipments and Smelter Receipts Par Year to  (tale.  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 Tor 1909 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary    45>665 t.Slh&l  ,3.625     229.957  3,322     187,869  Ross'and  East Columbia River  Total  SMKL1ER  Granby   B.C. Copper Co  Trail   Northport  ..   .  .     ...   54,612   1,969,221  RECEIPTS-*  29,485 1,052,325  12,200      340,951  8,072      421,289  I2,76l  paper  the same.  home and  try   j -o, ,< o  and get back  some of the  money I  Mr. and Mr. A. JBirnie of Vernon  squandered abroad the past year.  and Mrs. Birnie. % It is nine years  Miice Mr. Birnie, senior, last visited  PhoeniX/and he naturally sees many  changes in the big copper camp.  Funeral of Late Rod McDonald.  Frank McDonald, brother of de  ceased, accompanied by his wife and  her brother, Dan McDonald went to  Butte, Mont, last week to attend the  funeral of the'late Rod McDonald,  which took place in that city on Friday. Deceased was a native of Anti  gonish county, N.j S , and was employed for some years in Granby mines,  leaving here in 1906 for Butte, where  his death occurred on Dec. 26  last ���  NOTICE  <.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  that the1 Canadian PArmo Railway  Company (aa Lessee of and exercising  the franchise of the Columbia and Western-Railway) hasihis day deposited in  the l.and Registry t^fflce in the City of  Kamloops in the [Province of British  Columbia, plan profile, and book of  reference showing a pr<>j>oied branch lino  to be constructed by-the said Canadian  Pacific Railway Cdmpany from M 6.5  of the Phoenix iBranrh of the ��a!d  Columbia anil Western Railway, to  Wellington Camp, and that thirty clave  after this riotire'or so soon thereafter at*  the application can' be heard, the said  Canadian Pacific Railway Company intends to apply to the Board of Kail way  Commissioners for Canada fur approval  of the said Branch.  Dated this First d_ay of December, 1909  R.MARPOLE,  General Executive Ausistant,  -    Canadian Pacific Railway Conpany.  NOTICE.  piration of one month irom tno aate 01 -          _u����o nn i-ho  ra���mpni  the first publication hereof, nnleas in the cents per share on the  payment  meantime valid objection to the contrarj -   ���       "      ���'            J ���'         '������''  is made to me in anting  W. H. EDMONDS  District Registrar  Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C t '  , -That I wilf strive to be in  love^and  chanty-with;my neighbor,   if I see 'I  *���   -    ' ' ��� ��� v --   ���---��-   ���  ���  some  Phoeaix Opera House  COMING  "The  Bonnie  Briar  Bush"  Dramatization of Ian  McLaren's  beautiful  story-  January 10th  LESSORS NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN (lie  business men and public generally, thai  I have leased Ihe Dining Room of ilie  Dominion Hotel to J. L Clark from  month to month, to be conducted at hip  expense Neither the dominion Hotel  nor myself will be liable for any expenses or debts contracted by the said  J. L   Clark.  Dominion Hotel,  . z By J. B. Boone, Manager.  In the matter of the Land Registry  Act and in the matter of the Title to  Fxit 22 and part of lot 21, block 11, map  59, Town of Phoenix.  Whereas the certificate of Title to  the above hereditaments being certificate No 4827A in" tbe name of Betty  Larson haH been lost or dentroyed and  application has been made to me for  duplicate therof. , Keen both eyes on the Rio Tinto  NOMCE 18 HEREBY GIVEN that             v .        ' r,lr^w  w��^h  a duplicatecertiricate of title loth, above Treadwell   mine, near  Curlew, Wash,  hereditaments will be i^sned at the ex-  i$Uy RJo Tinto-Treadwell  stock at .5  month from tho date of t .    o nn ,,      navm���nt  nlan  AMERICAN LAUNDRY  *    *          Leave your name at the American  Hand Laundry, just across the street  from the Scandinavian Hall, and  Laundry will be called for and de  livered.  Mrs. F. J. COWLES, Proprietress.  plan  Only a few thousand shares left at this  price.���J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B C.  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars  and we willtk        I   T  Tl  |  sho w/ybu \.   J,  WZa  samples :: :    - sssrssss=  PK5NEER  BV BOYAL WAHUHT, HlliBS 10 tU. THE PRUICE OF WALES  What is meant by  "Protein" in flour?  "Protein" in food is the food element that makes bone, muscle and  brain.  Pure flour contains more protein,  in "most useful form, than any other  foocl���but the flour must be pure.  Bran and shorts are waste���if your  flour contains this waste, it is proportionately short in "protein."  Now, if you buy an inferior, poorly  milled flour, you are paying for bran  and shorts, not "protein," and to that  extent you are wasting money.  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  is milled to make it the purest in the  world: therefore it contains most  protein, is most nourishing, is most  economical to use.  It pays tUe housewife to insist upoi��  getting "Royal Household" guaranteed flour, instead of taking a poorer  fiom which the grocer may be interested in selling  Ogiivie's Royal Household Flour*  la*  I   Kamloops, B.O i  AasSsio 7<xroat��>iVietitreai.Wlanlp��S. V��nc��uvcr, St. Jetssv Haa^te%Caflgaf |       Total j,9fi$l *,&H66S S(w- 3m, 1909.  Ask   for   oyster   cocktails   at   the  j Brooklyn.  Th�� Pioneer for Fins Commercial Printing  and all kinds of Poster work.  m4\  "' .'.'    r'ii'

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