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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 11, 1908

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 II  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  JAN 141908  iCTO.R'lA>   ��  'llili  Ninth Ykar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JANUARVii, 1908.  No,    8  f  r\   \-*ui  Annual  STOCK-TAKING  J!  In Dry Goods Department.  In order to clean up our shelves and  tables before taking stock, and to make  room for new spring goods we are offering  the following lines at greatly reduced  prices:  Ladies' tailored tweed Walking' Skirts,  Regular   $10.00 Now $8.00  9.00 6.75  7.00 fi              5,00  6.00 4.75  Complete line of Ladies' LONG and SHORT KIMONOS  ranging from $1.00 to $3.75 in value, now offered from  60c. to $2.50.   ���  A few 1 arlies' all woll DRESSING SACQUES, were $3.50,  now $2.25.  LADIES' GOLFERS���Regular $3.50, Sale $2.25.  Full range of CHILDS FELT SLIPPERS, Regular $1.00,  Sale 75c.  Childs CARDIGAN RUBBERS, Regular $1.75,  Sale $1.00.  Misses WHI TE BEARSKIN CAPS, Regular $1.50, Sale $1.00.  Ladies' DRIVING MITTS, Regular $1.50, Sale $1.00.  Misses DRIVING MITTS, Regular $1.00, Sale 75c.  ODD CORSETS, in values ranging from $1.00 to $2.50,  now on sale at 50c.  1/^0' AHD CntLDREITS COATS AT 1CS5 THAtl COST PRia  j Boundary Mining Notes  The Providence Mining Co. is advertising for bids for an issue of $50,-  000 in bonds.  Yesterday was payday at the Granby  mines, but, as work did not start till  December 26th, the amount distributed  was comparatively small.  Hedley Miners' Union No. 161, it  is understood, has accepted the lower  wage scale which went into effect on  January 1st, being, that now in force in  Phoenix, with some exceptions.  Granby had six furnaces in operation  this week, and expected to get the  entire battery of eight furnaces in blast  by the end ofthe week, the ore shipments now running about 2,500 tons  per day, soon to be increased to 3,000  tons or more daily.  The office force at the Mother  Lode has been let out and the telephone removed. 'The office force  ot the B. C. Copper Co's smelter has  been reduced to the minimun, and  watchmen are about the only ones  seen now at mine  and smelting works.  At the Granby'mines the force has  been steadily increased and there are  now about 450 men employed, which  number is being added to daily, as the  smelter is able to eat up more ore with  additional furnaces being blown in.  There are several men in camp for  each position* with a long  waiting list.  It is understood to.be the definite  iutention of the Dominion Copper Co.  to carry out the plans made just be-  lore the shut down at the smelter in  October, namely, to convert the two  old and small furnaces into one larger  furnace���undoubtedly the largest yet  made in Canada. '. This is said to be  the view of M. M. Johnson, the consulting engineer, and will doubtless be  carried out as soon asa resumption is  decided upon.  Wm. Spier, western inspector of the  Eastern Townships Bank, was here  Tuesday, and thence went to Midway,  Keremeos and Spokane, on his way to  Winnipeg and Sherbrpoke. He expects to have headquarteis at Victoria,,  where a branch of the bank is likely to  be established. He has been with the  bank 25 years,  B. C. COPPER  �� DOMINION  Unfounded Rumors as  to Resumption.  Nothing  Definite   Yet   From  Either of the Companies.  With ;he Granby Consolidated  operating at full capacity, and employing from 800 to 1,000 men, the question is frequently asked,' when will the  B. C. Copper Co. and Dominion  Copper Co. resume operations. This  week the Pioneer representative asked  this question' of J. E. McAllister,  manager of the B: C. Copper Co.  In effect Mr. McAllister said that it  was his understanding, on advices  from the eastern office ofthe company,  that, when the conditions generally  were right, the company would once  more resume, mining and smelting.  The company, he said, had no interests  to look after but those of the shareholders, and when the directors were  satisfied that their best interests were  best served by so doing, work would  be again started. .      ���  Since the close-down in November,  Mr.McAllister had _been assured by  the C. P. R. that: there would no  longer be any difficulty about plenty of  ore dumps, nor regarding motive  power to move ore, blister copper, etc.  He also felt satisfied ..that there would  be some concessions in the price  charged at the collieries for coke by  the time they were ready to start  operations again. The labor situation  was clearing itself,/and there was a  feeling that the price of copper would  be, at least, a little better after awhile.  But he was satisfied the . company  would not resumetilla.ll the conditions  were propitious. The1 margin at present in handling the 'iow grade ores of  the Boundary was too .close to permit  of anything but the   harmonious work  ing together of all interests   of whatsoever kind, in order to make a profit.  When the B. C. Copper smelter  started again, Mr. McAllister .expected  the Snowshoe, in Phoenix camp, also  to do likewise, as the latter had a  contract to furnish ore to the former,  when resumption would take place he  could not say, or even guess.   ���  The annual meeting of the- British  Columbia Copper Co. is expected t<>  be held late'this, month or early next  month in New York, following which  there should be something known.  Domloiou Copper.  This week there have been man y  rumors current about the resumption  of operations by the Dominion Copper  Co. In the absence of W. C. Thomas,  the manager, who has been spending  the holidays in Salt Lake City, Utah,  nothing definile can be stated, except  that no announcements have been  made officially. Supt. Rundberg, of  the company's mines, was unable to  set a date for resumption, but thought  he would   know   something  after   the  Two weeks from next Monday the  annualmeeting of the Dominion Copper- Co. is to held in Phoenix, and  whether that will have any bearing on  the conditions as regards resumption,  remains to be seen.  Looking at the whole matter in its  broad light, it would seem that a few  weeks will seesome move made for resumption by both of these companies,  if, indeed, something is not heard  sooner. At any rate, there prevails a  general air of expectancy in the matter.  CITY ELECTION  WARM AGAIN  Matheson  ar.d  Rumberger Will Run.  I Curlers Are  OeMlng Busy  I    At a meeting of the members of the  Phoenix   Curling Club,   the following  I rinks   were   chosen,   to    play    games  through  January   and into   February:  1 Skip... ���."'. '.��� Strutzel        Sherbino  [Vice,.'....  Dr.McLean Gibson  12nd,.. ....  A. Strutzel   McMaster  ILead..:..  LaBelle  Last   Year's   Opponents  Mayor Lining Up.  For  flWIM AA KAAA Wf Wl WlM *U��,#m MUMMfUt KM M'fUl MMIIWMIWM&  1908  We wish to thank our many-  Customers for their Liberal Patronage during the year of 1907, and to  express the hope that, by careful attention to business, we may merit a  continuation of their Valued Favors  during the year just beginning.  We wish you all joy and prosperity, today and every other  day of the year-whatever of success and happiness comes to you  will make us glad.  Cordially,  Progress and Results at  Boundary Mines in  1907  [concluded peon last issue.]  To the Ratepayers  Of   THE  City of Phoenix*  3l^tl��fll��I^5��:  tfo-������^>^^  Other Boundary Camps.  Comparatively little has been done at  the several other Boundary camps this  year, outside those mentioned below.  Franklin camp, at the headwaters of  the North Fork of Kettle river, about 40  miles north of Grand Forks, lias some  excellent prospects. Moat of the work  this year has been done on the Maple  Leaf group, where some machinery has  been installed. But this pioperty, and  and the well known McKinley, Gloucester and others are all handicapped by  being so far from transportation. This,  however, is gradually beine; remedied,  the Kettle Valley railway having a  charter to build to and through Franklin  caniD, and this year having actually completed 20 miles of construction and track-  laying. When the road is completed it  will be a great stimulus to this camp.  The Golden Eagle mine, on the North  Fork of Kettle river, is being developed  by a small force, after being idle for  S3��e years, and has recently made test  shipments to the Granby smelter. The  Little Bertha, also up the North Fork,  has also been developed.  A number of other properties ol no  little promise in this district have had  considerable work done thereon, but :is  yet none of them have reached the steady  shipping stage. Nevertheless,there can  be but little doubt that some good mines  will be developed in the North Fork  section.  Long Lake camp lias one mine at work,  the Jewel, where a small force is kept  busy, there being au adequate machinery  plant. It is understood that the Scotch  owners of the property will make some  shipments of the g< Id ore this winter  over the snow, the mine being located  about 6 miles from Eholt, the nearest  railway point.  Camp McKinney this year has had  more activity than for several years,  the famous Cariboo having been operated  underlease by 11 syndicate of residents  of Phoenix. This mine has paid more  than have a million in dividends in the  past, being a free gold producer, with a  full equipment of machinery, stump  mili, etc., and having extensive underground workings, the present lessees  having sei;t out some n<>ltl bricks and  shipped a car of concentrate:!. It is yet  hoped that the properly will icdi.-em the  good name which it had for iimny years.  Nothing h;is been done in Wellinylon  camp this year, which in the early days  ��� if the Boundary had several shipping  mines. It is understood, however, that  tlie Dominion Cuppfcr Co., which owns  ihe Athlestan group in this camp, will  ouce more, in the not diBtant future,  operate the property, it being u gold  producer with good values, and having  already shipped over 10,000 tons of ore.  even though two miles from the nearest  railway siding of the C. P. R.  On the West Fork of Kettle river a  number of high grade mines have been  worked to some extent this year, and  some shipments have been made, notwithstanding the 40 mile wauon haul to  the railway at Midway. The Sally and  Duncan were among these, and are said  to be looking well with development.  They are close to the surveyed route of  the Midway & Vernon railway, confidence in the ultimate bnildingof which  is still strong, notwithstanding the many  delays in getting the project on its feet.  \\ hen it is built, it will open up an extremely rich mineralized territory, and  many good mines will undoubtedly be  on the shipping list, the ores of but few  being now able to stand the heavy expense of a long wagon haul. The Riverside mine, near Rock creek, has also  shipped a few carloads this year.  On each side of Greenwood is a high  grade ore belt, which in past years has  given good results, the gold and silver  ore giving all the way from $tiO to $200  per ton by the carload. This year not as  much has been accomplished as previously, from one cause or another.  The Providence mine shipped some  700 tons of high glade ore, but has not  been in operation for some months. It  is understood to be the intention of the  Chicago owners to sink the present 000-  foot shaft to the 1.000-foot level and  equip the property with ' larger ma  chinery.  The Skylark is another mine that has  made another good record in the past,  being owned by a Phoenix company,  and having practically been paid for by  ore taken from'the mine. The coming  year should also see this mine in operation once more.  In Skylark camp the Crescent mine  has been idle most of the year, awaiting  along-delayed shipment of machinery.  This is now installed and the property is  working, with the best electrical equipment of any mine in the high grade class  in the Boundary. The property is a  silver and gold producer.  During the year the Strathmorc has  been operated almost continuously, the  results having been quite satisfactory to  the Chicago owners of the property.  Considerable work has been done on  the. Kay, the Elkhorn, the K. V. U. and  a number of others that are well known  in tlie high grade section.  During the jeur the LeRoi mine,  located about five miles from Camp McKinney was bonded by a syndicate from  Phoenix, and cnsVlriab'e development  was done, givii.); n 11.���>��� t encouraging  showing.  ladies and Gentlemen:���  At the request of many ratepayers  and citizens of Phoenix, I have decided to offer myself as a candidate  for Mayor of this city, at the forthcoming election, to be held on Thursday, January  i6lh.  I have been closely indentified with  the growth and the upbuilding of the  city of Phoenix, and I believe that  our Mountain City has a more prosperous future than-any" other mining  town in the province of British Columbia. ..  I feel that a sound and stable government is more necessary today in this  city.than it.has ever.,been..before,.and  the interests of the business men and  the workmen in the mines need greater  safeguards than hitherto. It it the  duty of every citizen of this city of ours,  irrespective of party affiliations or  sectional feelings, to guarantee this.  By these methods alone can confidence  be again restored and prosperity returned.  I wish to lay all party politics aside,  believing it is best to depart from all  political lines, and to unite as citizens  to improve our present condition.  It is to be regretted that the city's  finances during the last 12 months  have been so deplorably managed that  only a stronger and more devoted administration will be able to place them  on the solid foundation that they have  heretofore enjoyed.  There are a few measures I wish to  express myself on very plainly, and if  elected, will endeavor to carry out;  namely:  1 st. I propose to exclude all pro  fessional gamblers from the city, and  will not countenance the term "Wide  Open Town" to be applied to Phoenix.  2d. To conduct the affairs of the  city on the most economical basis  consistent with good public  service.  3d. To reduce the indebtedness of  the city as rapidly as possible, without  burdening the ratepayers with unusually  high taxation.  4th. To reorganize the Fire Department and encourage the volunteer firemen to take a greater interest in raising the efficiency of this department,  thus guaranteeing to property owners  greater safety against loss by fire.  5th. To keep the city in as sanitary  condition as possible, thus avoiding  the dangers of sickness and epidemics.  These are a few of the matters  which I will use all my efforts, if elected,  to bring about, and I confidently look  forward to your general support in  trying to carry out these measures.  G. W.   RUMBERGER.  Things municipal are beginning to  take on a more interesting aspect, as  the date of the annual city election  draws nigh. It has been known that  the present incumbent of the mayor's  chair, D. J. Matheson, was not specially anxious to hold the office another  term, though he might be persuaded  to run again. G. W. Rumberger, who  wni mayor of Phoenix for. seven consecutive terms, and who for the .first  time was beaten by Mr. Matheson last  January, has definitely announced that  he will be a candidate once more, and  it may be assumed will make a hard  fight to win. In-this case, it is now  known that Mr. Matheson, just to be  sure of some gaity among the municipalities, will  enter   the   battle  of  the  jSkip...  Vice...  2nd ..  Lead....  Skip. . .  Vice...,  2nd. ....  Lead.   .  Skip,...  Vice . ..  2nd ...  Lead...  Skip....  Vice .. .  2Ud . .  Lead. ..  Skip.. . .  Vice....  2nd  Lead. ..  George  Delahay   ���  Thompson  Perkins  Gardner  Bergei  Strachan  Hunter  Lack 1 e  D.J.M'D'n'ld  Marshall  McCammon Hyslop  Hower Matheson  Corbett Biner  McNicol       Roderick  McCracken Campbell  Thrasher      Geddes  Gunn   .       Carter  Morrin Reeves  Stephens      Rumberger  Mathews      Cosgrove  Fairweather Bouterious  O. B. Smith Brown  Birnie Macy  J. L. Martin Bowers  Willcox        Halsey  More interest in curling is being  taken this year in Phoenix than for  some time before, and the club expects  to send one or more rinks to the bons-  piel of the Kootenay Curling Association, to be held at Nelson January  20th.     Pither  &   Leiser,   of Victoria,  ballots, which lakes place on the  16th I have'very kindly donated   a handsome  of January. j silver cup, suitably   engraved, for local  competition, the cup now being on  exhibition in the window of the secretary, R. G. Gardner,  Following  are   the   results   of  the  games thus far won in the local competition.  Skip Sherbino beat Skip Strutzel, 7-10  For aldermanic timber many names  have been mentioned, but none of  them have yet been definitely announced���at least as far as the public  is concerned. However, it is likely  that at least six men can be found who  can qualify and who are willing to  serve the city without money and without price for the year 1908. As next  Monday is nomination day, and election  on theThursday following, the campaign  will be short and sharp, and undoubtedly have some surprises for a number,  as such elections always do. Each  man will have a bunch of friends who  is sure he can win���but some one will  be left, that is certain.  The city voters' list of 305 names  will be closely scanned from this on,  hut on account of the many changes  and absentees since the legislation  closed, he is a bright one who can  analyze '.it "withvany"degree^of"satisfaction.  Boundary Side Lights  The rink in Grand Forks will be  opened as soon as the weather permits.  Greenwood has 394 names on its  voters' list this year, and Grand Forks  521 names  Notwithstanding the prevailing  quietude m Midway, Christmas was  celebrated for the little folks.  The contest is still on in Grand  Forks, as to whether the Grand Forks  hotel should be granted a license.  Ties cut by miners, smeltermen and  others in the Boundary are being delivered along the C. P. R. right-of-way.  Cascade has a Frenchman, so it is  said, who can make 100 ties per day.  At any; rate, he'll not have to walk the  ties.  Grand Forks hockey club was reorganized last week, with the following  officers: President, J. S. Jost; secretary-treasurer, Chas. Havertv; manager,  Roy Curran. Games will be played  wiili clubs in other Boundary towns.  " Strachan  " McNicol  tt  ��� tt  tt  tt  George,  8-ro.  Roderick, 12-1$  " Morrin  it  tt  Reeves,   5 15  " McNicol  tt  C(  Strutzel,  S-12  " Sherbino  " George  " Strachan  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  Roderick,8-i2  Morrin,    5 r4  Reeves,    5-15  " Strutzel  tt  it  Roderick.,5-15  " George  " Morrin  " Gardner  " McNicol  tt  tt  (i  ti  tt  ti  tt  (i  Reeves, ti-12  Strachan, 8-12  Roderick, 8-j 3  Marshall, 3-11  " Smith  tt  (<  Brown,    6 14  ���.. W.X. ,Thomas,,,n3anagefc:o��.tbe -Dominion Copper Co., is expected to return to the Boundary from Salt Lake  some time next week.  R. P. VVilliamsjand H. P. Dickinson,  both of Rossland, selling machinery  and powder, respectively, were here  Thursday-for_the first time this year.  Alderman William J. Porter, who  has been down at Vancouver for some  weeks, is expected to return in time  for the municipal election next week.  Manager G. M. Fripp, of the British  American Trust Co., of Grand Forks,  is likely to be the next mayor of that  place.  Mayor Bunting will probably be  elected in Greenwood next week for  another term, by acclamation���if a  dark horse does not crop up.  The Flumerfelt prize for the high  school, given for the best essay on the  Grand Forks electoral district, has  been awarded to Bert Reid.  Following are the new officers of  Harmony Lodge, A. F. A. M., recently  installed at Grand Forks: \V. M., J.  A. McCallum; S. W., H. C. Kerman;  J. \V., D. McCallum; Treas., P. McCallum; Sec, W. J. Cook; S. D.,  J. McKie; J. D., W. Huffman; Tyler,  T. Haliday.  O . January, ii,  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. a  ' ' Hie following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines  lor 1900,  for 190J. itr A  < I 1902. for 1903, for 1904. for 1905, for 1906. and 1907. m reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� I  Fast  ���  '' Mink. 1900       1901 1902 1903 [904 1905       1906       1907       1908    Week   A  i I Grauby Mines.... 64,553 *3'.?6i 309.S5S 393.718   549.7��3   653,889   801^(04    613.537      i^,S��7      12.8S7 I  Snowshoe ...       297      1,731    ao.Soo    71,21a         8,426    135,001         ���  Notice of Annual   Meeting.  Notice   is   hereby   given   that  the  regular annual meeting of the members  of the Phoenix Geneial Hospital,   will  be held in the  office of J. L.   Martin,  Bank Block, Phoenix, U. C, on Thursday   evening,    January   16,   T90S,   at  for the   election   of new  the   transaction   of such  may    come    before   the  eight o'clock  officers   and  business  as  meeting.  V.  M. Shekiii.no,  Secretary.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C,  January 8, 1908.  Latest 1'rlces in Meial*  Nkw York���Copper. Wectrolytu:. *1  50 ..��   $13.62,  lake.   $13.75  &  if 13.8/  IUr Silver. 57,'k  Lend ; $3 00 (4 :3.70.  Spelter, |3.00 <<* $4 00  *13.-  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode 5.340  B. C Mine   19,494  Kmilla -    Oro Denoro   Bonnie Belle   Doni, Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Steiu   Idaho...-.   Rawhide   Sunset   Mouutn Rose   Athelstun     1,200  Morrison   Ii. Belt   Senator..  99.034 141.326 138,079  47,405     14,81! 19.365  650      8,530 22,937    15.537  174.���'VS    147.576  37 -JOO  lo.foo  9.4S5  3.007  105,900  14S8  [1 tv>4  3.177  203,321  1,712  18,274  14,481  3-.3.-.0      55.73'  f Brey Fogle  ��� r-  V  802  7.455  15.731  550  5.646  150  3.339  560  363  No- 37   Reliance-   Sulphur King   Winnipeg     1.076  A Golden Crown...     2,250  King Solomon   3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of I'aris    Jewel        160  Riveishie   Carmt   Sally   Kambler    Butcher Uoy   Duncan   Providence   Klkhorn   Strathmoie ._   Golden Kagle..   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark       Lust Chance   A B. P. U.Mine   ' ' Bay    I , Mavis   , . Don Pedro   Crescent   '} Helen   I  Ruby   ��� Republic   A Miscellaneous...   3.230  3 o;o  3.*5��  i.,55  4.5SS  3.450  222  J64  33  25.108  3."56  4,747  140,685  2.960  26,032  48.390  3.555  43.����5  ���2.353  64.173  3*.370  31.253  1,040 785    625  875    665 482  2,000      350 2.00O  ........ 890  3.435  1,833  33  150  586  049  993  400  167  725  325  52  50  3"-'  80 .  3.456  325  770  tio  535  689  255  73  23  40  9<J  SO  500  106  76  9  IS  ,140  40  140  15  5S9  90  "65  40  700  300,800503376 690.419 319,S08   9.i3.54S 1,161.537 ! I4S.237  Total, tons 96.600  i smelter treatment��� . ,.,     _a 0 a 0  (iranby Uo 62.3S7    230.828 :i: 340 401.921 -90,252   6717,988 828,879  B.C. Copper Co.........  117.6H 14.1.600 .62.913 210.484 210,830 123,740  U--.11.. Cop. Co..        ���.���*,.57"   30.930   84.c59 3t8.8ii  . Cop. Co..  Total reduced..  637,626  341.952  >53-i 39  12.-S.S7  15.��9>  62,389 348439 46...940 697.4"-! -i.i7.666 982.877'.172 4301.133.01; 15.695  '5.��95,  '������1 aSw?fi��i  ��J 1,  ,;fa  m.  *ai  'IS  *' *v|:"v:Sii  *-.'���,  ":,m Iii  !|fjt':  THE    PHORNTX    H'^.T-ircR.  THE OBSERWfORY  Things Taucud op- at  IKlUR AMI. KlfUCWIIRKK  The tender leaves and shoots from  our own special plantations in India  & Ceylon are so blended as to combine the intense stiength ofthe .Indian teas with the delicious flavor of  the Ceylons. Just try a pound-  lead packets 50 cents lb.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Wrnal.  ISBDKD OPUATORDAYS BY TUM  PIONKER PUBLISHING (50.  . AT PROKHIX, B. C.  W. B..WILLCOX. Manaoer.  i.,i,,,hn������, l BuBiuess office No. 11.  Telephone* j Man,Ker>B rc.ltlence. No. 15.  SUMCBIPTIORB IW  ADVANCE.  Per year.....,...':......;..;...,....,.: ....................la.oo  Sit Monllu..................  t.25  To the United States, per year ���. 2.50  IfTOU B7-enol ��� aubtcr ber to this paper,'  la ati Invitation to you to become one.  this  Adverti-itnff rates (urnnheo on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line  Pour wrkly Insertions constitute one monilrn  * iff'rt itn'a'  Hon. Rodolphe I emieux, of Ottawa  who went to Tokio, to secure the suppression  of Japanese  immigration to  British Columbia, is homeward bound  having practically accomplished   nothl  ��ng.     While   he   was  away the "Solid  Seven"   Liberals    in    the    Dominion  house, took  a  whole  day  to explain  their attitude on the question, in order  to square  themselves 'with, their  con-  stituents, with a   Dominion election in  sight.    They also  accomplished nothing.    Meantime, the Japs  continue to  pour into  this   province, and  another  Japanese riot   occured  in   Vancouver,!  the storm center, the Japs   themselves  being   the  aggressors   this time.     We  do not want the  Japs, but   apparently  we cannot  help ourselves   under  the  present  treaty.    The  question,   aj.art  from   politics,   grows more and   more  perplexing.  A.   S.   Mood    received   word    this  week   of   the   death  of   his    oldest  brother,  Alexander. John  Hood,   at  Yarmouth, - Nova Scotia, on December  30th     Deceased enjoyed the distinction of being  the  oldest  post mater in  the Dominion of Canada, having been  in that  position   since   1862,   or over  45 years.    He was  advanced in  age,  and had  seen   the   work ofthe  post-  office grow  from   where   he only  required a few shelves in   the back  of a  small store, to the fine stone and hrick  buildihg in which his business   for the  Dominion    was    conducted,   in.   that  quaint old town on   the Bay of h'tindy,  at the time of his decease.  .�����  The editor of this g. f. j. nearly had  a faint one day this week, when a subscriber walked into the santum sanctorum and actually attempted to pay  again for his subscription, which was  already paid up till next summer. Of  course, he was advised as to the true  state of affairs, and the editor had  some difficulty in persuading him to  pocket his two cold cold plunks once  more, but finally succeeded.  .., - have responded, but for the sake ofthe  ' I typographical artists who  produce the  Pioneer���and who find they must eat  like  other   people���it   is  hoped  the  j   balance will send   along   the amounts  due very soon.  I-eople are wont to think lhatjjustice  is sometimes pretty swift in  Canada,  and  they  have    reason.    Last   week  Friday James  Turner  and John Mc-  Cann were brought before  the   police  magistrate     charged    with     stealing  chickens, etc.,  from D. L. Mclntom-  iney and others.    They elected   for a  speedy trial  and got it, beginning at  1.30 p.m.    By. 2.30 they  had   been  sentenced to three  mouths in   Nelson  jail, and were on the way to the station  ��� to be  taken  there.    Both men   were  well known characters about the camp.  Constable Docksteader worked up the  case, with the aid of Constable l)odd,  of Arrowhead^ whom he  had asked to  be sent  here  to assist.    If the men  had had trial at the county court, they  might have received five years at hard  labor.    This will be a lesson to poultry  thieves/'  QWLYA CUP OF TEA  But if it's from a Sealed Lead Packet of  TEJ s  the teapot results will be unequalled.  BANOK MIXED  Sold only in Sealed Lead Packets.  GREEN  1. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Somcitoh,  Notary 1-u,,,, .  Cable Address:       HAI.LHTT.  (Beiiroul M'NelVft  Code* < Moieing x Nenl'g  t I.eltier'H.  OltKKNWooii  Ii.(.  TUCK    CCXLLIKS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral _,  Cor. Firat & Knob Hill Ave.   "HOENix, B. 0  BOVRIL  Contains the  life-sustaining  elements of  B, G MINING  ''908       JAN.  1908  Sun. Mf o. Tut*. Wad  Thu. Fr��  Sat.  1  *      3  4  S678  9    10  M  ia   ,13    14    15  16    17  18  19 . ao    21    ,22  23    34  '25-  26', 27    28    29  30    31  -o  has   opened  a  received  Now,that a timber- reserve has been  placed on unstaked areas, it will be a  sad blow to some- of the coast newspapers, who  have  been  running  col-  .,���._. j t- . . . i-^yyi.i .iji-img unerebts in the 1 eJaua  umns and pages of timber notices fori valley, ;s said to contemplate extensive  the last year or two. ���' '  *   "  Kaslo miners' union  free reading room.  Trail   smelter    last   week  4,289 ions of ore.  A 4,000-foot tunnel for the Krao  mine, at Ainsworth, is proposed.  Rossland ore shipments for the  first full week of 1908 were <;,q8o  tons. �� v  By the explosion of the Hamilton  Powder Co's works at Nanimo, a few  days ago,* a loss of $40,000 was entailed  Sands from near Quesnel, tested in  New York, give about three ounces of  platinum to the ton, and can be made  to pay if they can be concentrated.  Harry, Howsou", who owns large  copper mining interests   in the TeJqua  Incidentally, we might  remark that  this case is   somewhat  different   from  others, fur we  have some   subscribers  who have been taking the Pioneer for  five,years and yet the idea of liquidat-  | ing in com of the realm jSeems never to  enter their heads,    lt'will   not always  be thus, however, as we have  a   plan  to bring them to.  time shortly, if they  do   not let us   hear   from   them more  shortly.    The Pioneer is never sent to  any one that we know  does   not   care  for it and  who   has   paid   up  arrears.  Lately several  hundred dollars   worth  of accounts were sent out, and   many  B    ��    ��    1  Beef extracts contain only the flavor  and stimulating- elements of beef���  the nutritive values are lost in the  making. Baron Liebig, the inventor  of beef extracts, admitted that. He  said "It is'but a condiment and  stimulant, containing: no matter  capable of sustaining' life."  That is where BOVRIL differs from  beef extracts.  BOVRIL does contain the nourishment and life-sustaining elements of  beef as well as its rich flavor.  BOVRILgivesatrengthandnourisb*  ment to the invalid.    With its help  you can make left-over scraps into  delicious consommes, bouillons and  soups with very little trouble.  BOVRIL Is the true economist in the  home kitchen.  Your grocer sells BOVRIL. t$  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  .,; WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  arid examine goods.  A Ftdl Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. KNOB h.KvI.Snix.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  . Regular communication 8 11 m  ���     ond Thursday of each month'  KnHeXMtcknBe,,i.t,HX��!Cttl,c<,i��''��"��  St,  . BHURBINO,  Secretary.  T. RODHrick  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK I.ODGK No.,(,  MeelH every Monday Kveuing at Miners' tjal  VisitniK brethren cordially invited.  Caklton H. Cook, N. tl.  W. S. Cook; Rec. Hec'y,  C. W. WHiTTAKKB.Per. Hln. See),  PHOENIX   AISHIIS   NO, inn  P. 0. Box 58.  Phoanlx Market. 'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cared Meats.,,  Poultry, Fish aad fiaiae ia Seasoa.  All    Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  Meets Fridn/ cvcn  Union Hall.    '  ViMliug     brothei,  alwayn welcome  T  Whir. w. I'.  Hakkv Jamks,  W. Sec.  m��mmm*m**+  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks,'Midway, Eholt and  all the  other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  A. D. MORRISON "  JEVELER & OPTICIAN  Local Tunc Inipcctorfor S. F. & N.  (High Class Goods always in Stock.)  Grand Forks, B.C.  Headqnarters.  NELSON, B.C  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.   -., . UKiVKiNWUOJD, B.C.   A  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUIiANO, Prop.  ���We furnishthe trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As wvj ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.- -  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.    ���     '��� :  , v%*0mmzw***tvi*m*m*tiw*m** i phoenix ^4. ff    ���  Q^gnwood   Liquor   Co. 11  Greenwood otagfe Line  I*eave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.)  *' u lowertown, io.ooa.m. [ Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  ,    PHOENIX OPPICE. WITH H. JAMES, KN03 HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY/Proprictor.  development during  the  next season,  employing at least one hundred miners.  With Granby   once more  operatine    ' rk��� t���  . f ��� r 1       ��� ��� ^eiauug      On Jan. 15 a meeting ofthe  Can-  at full force,  the opinion prevails   that  adian   Institute  of  Mining Engineers  a few weeks more  will  see  the other | will be held in  Nelson.    The particu  three large Boundary copper producing companies , doing likewise���especially if the price of copper would  improve a little.  Sir .Wilfrid Laurier states  that he is  bound to respect the  wishes of British  Columbians ��� regarding the restriction  of Oriental  immigration,   even   if he  does not agree   with   the views   of the  exclusionists.    If   Canada's    premier  wili now work out a plan, of exclusion,  it will show his respect more than any  number of. telegrams  sent  to Liberal  newspapers.  jar object of the meeting is the founding of a British Columbia branch of  the" institute.  +  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall.  �����*-> PHOENIX, B. C. <W��  James J. Hill  is  a much  criticised |  man, as in   fact are all   men in   the  public eye.    But let  us give the devil  his   due.    Some    months   ago   Mr.  Hill said that  the   country   was going  ahead  too  fast,  and could not stand  the pace,  advising  a general  slowing  up."- Those who   took his  advice and  prepared for stormy  financial weather.  are now thanking their  stars that they  did so.    The storm  came, and did incalculable damage.   -Now,   then,   Mr.  Hill is  taking another  brush and  is  painting a more  pleasant   picture.    If  he is as good a prophet  as he was   in  the other instance, he will have scored  once again  and   in  a  way  that will  certainly be pleasant.  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary.   Express   and  ��� Baggage Transfer  Given   Prompt  Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J.* McDonald, Prop.  A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited. /PHONE 37.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860 OOO  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFGES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  WB  OFPEE  FACILITIES   POSSESSED  BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class, work guaranteed Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  ^���roof.  First Street     -     Opposite  Knob Hill Hole  Phobnix, B. C.  fob  COLLECTIONS AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  lOehlX  L  earn Laundry Co.,  LIMITED.  IN  THAT IMPOBTANT TEBBITORY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT AT ALL OFFICES  LAND ACT.  Sim!lkam-<rn Lund D'strlct. Diitrict of Vul .  TAKE NOTIOK that Samuhl'.'nrsiiKK, Belfast, Ireland occupation. Merchant, inten *s to  apply for a special timber license over the f Mowing described lands:  No. 3.���Commencing at a post planted abr nt 60  chains cast from  the south west coiner post of  No 1 '."cation, and on itsvouth side line, marked  Samuel   Dondeb's    north-west   corner   poal;  thence east 40 chains; thence south   iro chtrns,-  thencc west io chains; thence north 160chains to  the point of commencement, and c jntnining 640  acres, more or lens.  SAMUEL DUNDhK,  C. Dundee A&enl.  Dated, 6th November, 1507.  BRANCHES  IN  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over the World.  Correspondents  A pencil mark here m^,  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the pub-  lisher will appreciate your  proiii plat tent ion.  Jjetvare of imitations and substitutes  accept none but the genuine " Gaby's  Oum."  MOTHER  >eigg<  By its strengthening and  regulating action on the  Stomach and bowels puts  an end to Indigestion,  relieves pain and  Spas  Wiiidly  PtiosWonti per bottle.  '���" Sold ErerjwhAM  A. J. V/ungJk CO.. Montreal.  By .February additional transportation facilities for marketing the product  of the Crow's Nest Pass coal minio}-  district, will be increased by the open  ing of the Great Northern eMension  from Fernie to Michel, whit:!, is 23  miles long.  Work is being pushed upon the  Canada zinc plant at Nelson. The  building is practically completed and  little remains to be done but the  assembling of the machinery. The  works should be turned over at the  beginning of February and the plant  in operation shortly afterwards. Arrangements have been made fot the  reception of ore.  ^ Tlie   Blue   Bell   mine,   up  on   the  Kootenay lake, has now nearly finished  its system of deve'pment.    At the end  I of June last   development   ofthe  ore  j in the mine   ceased and   the   manage  1 mentdirected its energies to the erection '  of machinery for milling the ore.    This  j involved the fluming of water  for sev  er.tl miles, the   building  of a   200-ton  mill and ��� the  assembling  of a   power  plant, both of the:latter   being worked  by hydraulic power.    Within ten days  the machinery haying been completed'  the mine will start  developing its ore  I bodies again.  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a  position to handle the  largest or smallest orders  .with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  Phone No. 25  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Patronize Home Industry.  SIHILKAMEEN LAND DISTRICT.  DISTRICT OF YALE.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZE,   Manager.  ���^  Phoenix, B.C.  O-kLEf IN  TRAIN LEAVES PHOENIX 8:55 A. M.  TAKE NOTICE, that Colin McRae of  Dead wood, British Columbia, miner, intends to apply for special timber licenses  over the following described lands, all  situate in the Similkameen Division of  Yale district, Province of British Columbia ;  Location No. 1.���Commencing at   a  post marked "Colin McRae's N. E. corner" planted abou* 20 chains north of  Wallace Creek, a tributary of Poundary  Creek, and about 33*' miles north of the  north-west corner of Paul Meyer's preemption, Lot   696;   thence>  'south   80  chains;  thence west 80 chains;  thence  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located October 31st, 1907  Location No  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or Jess.  Located the 21st day Octobvr, 1907.  Location   No.  6.���Commencing: at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. cor-1  ner" planted near the north-east corner j  of said   Location No. 4: thenr-p   ��������>��! on f  chains; thence north 80 clia'na;  thence  east80chains; thence south 80 chains  to the point of commencement, contain-  640 acres, more or les3.  Located the 2lst of October, 1907.  Locatirn   No.   7.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S.E. corner," planted about one mile north of  the north-east corner of said Location  No. 5; thence north 160 chains;   thence  west 40chains; thence south 160chains;  thence east. 40 chains to the point of  commencement,  containing 640 acres,  more or less.  jrocated the 21st of October, 1907.  Location .No. 8.���Commencing at a  postmarked "Colin  McRae's 8.E. corner," planted about }4 mile south of the  north-west corner ot said  Location No  Located the 21st of October, l'j07.  Location No. 12.~Commencinc a! a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. oor-  ner " planted about finite south of tin-  south-east corner of said Location No.  II: thence west 160 chains; thence north  4, thence  west 80 140 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  daily connecting at Spokane  with tlie famous  Post maVked" "CoHn-rrRmae'sCiEngNatEa ��^���V**rt��', thence��no"rth  Tner" planted at'the nofth-wes cornfr t^i^^^^\^ ^T^h^  of said Location No. 1; thence south 80  ^ chains to the  point of com  chains; thence west- 80 chains Whence   "^^^'.^ntaining 640 acres, more  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains'      '  ���     ��?nP01nt of ^"nmencement. contain-  ital Limited  for all points east and west.  SHORT I7INE TO THE COAST  36 Hours to VANCOUVER  I ing 640 acres, more or less.  Lbcated the 21st October, 1907.  Location   No. 3.���Commencing  at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner   planted at. the northwest corner  I of said Location No. 1; thence west 80  chains-  thenf-P,.r,rfh 5n *"a���0 wl8^ w  ���� ���e point of commencer  [ etatm80'chtahfnns?trent8s��oS&^ "^ ~' ���'�� "J-  E01 further particulars apply to  W, X. PEBKINS, Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  040 acres more or less..  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 4.���Commencing ata  post marked "Colin McRae's S.E. corner" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 3; thence west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location No. 5.���Commencing at a  post onuked "Colin McRae's S.W. corner" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 3; thence, east 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No, 9.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence west 160  chains; thence south 40 chains; thence  .eas,! 160chains; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, contain-  :.,,�� qai\ ~ ��� -  south 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  . Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 13.��� Commeneimr at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E corner, planted near the south-easi corner  of said location No. 12; thence west ItiO  chains; thence south 40 chains; thence  eas 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  to 'he point of commencement, continuing 640 acres, more or less.    ���  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location \No. 14.��� Commeru-inc at a  pott marked "Colin McRae's N E. corner, planted near the south-west cor-  "��rof eai" Location. No. 2; thence west  160  chains;   thence   south  40 chains;  \n 1Ce- east 10�� c,lnins; theme north  40 chains to the point of commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or ics.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Bated at Greenwood, B.C., this Kith  day of November, 1907.  Coun McUt\b,  November, 1907. Applicant.  LAND  ACT.  Form No. 9.  FORM OF NOTICE.  District,  District  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 10.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's 8. E. corner, planted about ?z mile soulh of the  south-east corner of said  Location No     1 ���--*��� t~~  9; thence west 160 chains; thence north   ���' ?f RoE r- �� -  4Uchaina; thence east 160chains; thence  ,?Ttends to apply for permission  tc  south 40 chains to the point of com-  cllS8e tl��e following described land  mencempnf.  7.7>ni-7.:H:��_ nAn     Cammanninn **i n nT.7,4.   nln..��n.l  Similkameen Land  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Dun  dee, of Rossland. occupation,  raining,  for permission  to pur  point of com-1 cn58e the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted about  \    \ravAa  rtnnf      fMn.u      tl /~1 _ I 1.!-       ��� ��A  \Kaa^Zi laence north 80 chains; thence ��������"����>? to tne point of commenca  lweat80iduUD8iUi��uo��astttb 80 eiulas ' confining W aamt m^ oT^o!  mencement, containing 640 acres morn - Lpmmencing at a post planted about  orTlees.                         ��     -             '      ��� 60 yards east from  the  Columbia and  Located tho 21st of October, 1907 Western Railway, and about % mile  Location No! 11._Commencing'at- ��. ??��th'rom ,pife Station, on said railway,  post marked "ColinI McRae's N  p' ��* 'hence north 20 ohafes; thence west 20  ner," planted near the south-eaet c'orae;I --*'-''.th?nC? aou.th -30- chains' tl,en^  1608arhain!C.at^n No*   10:  thence west  100 ���.chains   thence  south  40  chain.���  Cc����L&?Z??Z�� �� _c^n��nc��nMnt,  east20chains to point of commencement,  and containing 40 acree, more or less.  CuAHLKt) Dundee,  Name of Applicant  Date, 28rd November, 1907.  �������. .#�� j .*z��b** -.������"tJA rJiTSSm #dr>j*^r�� "..uuHWkTs 'T-rzTMWA.*1...., ^v -. ^yi ���rvj*  ;:iii-ii.r%!���.iis,s;.u���;-.*���;nc;\^*^��*ffii*fli;��.i.^.w>����'i *&-*  "^''W^^^^^SmU ..��,  H  *4  ft in  "3  it  Many housewives think  it cheaper to buy than to  bike. That is because their  baking isn't successful every  time. ���" Their'-'failures run  the cost up.    Get  1,642,500 TONS  F0RTHE1AR  Proposed Output for  the Granby Co.  mm^vmrnm; mxazEBL  Royal  Household  Flour  and follow directions. The  result will be light, wholesome bread or pastry every ,  time. You pay a few cents  more for Royal Household,  but those few cents buy  certainty and purity. Your  grocer can supply you.  tgilvie Hear Mills C#., Ui.  155 Montreal.  Optimistic     Interview     With  Gen. Man. J. P. Graves.  ���OUR COPPER CORNER  3 MATTERS OK   1NTKRKST  TO   THOSE    INTERESTED    IN    THE  A COPPICR   MINING    INDUSTRY  OLLAPODRIDA  Yes, business is good if your advertising is "good."  -..*'���  You should���if you are a merchant  ���be getting enthusiastic just now  about your advertising plans for the  new year.  '*.  Every low priced article in the store  is   an    "advertising   argument"   and  should have its place in a convincing  ad.   '  ���'���;'; ��� ?. * .*���  If the year's retrospect is not wholly  pleasing, turn , to the year's prospect  and plan an advertising campaign.  "���������^'"r-":  The much lauded, ."power of the  press" is never more usefully employed  than in assisting a worthy store to become bigger.  . -  ' ��� ����������� ���' ".���..  It would be a "happier new year"  for you now if you had spent- twice as  much money as you did spend on  newspaper advertising during the  old  year. ' _:��/'-:.  "At the outset of the new year, as  an indication of the harmonious re  lations between the Granby interests  and their employes, you may say that  we will not only start the new year  operating at lull capacity, but further  than that, in view of the exceptionally  promising outlook for 1908, we plan  to greatly increase the capacity of btir  plant, the largest copper smelting plant  in Canada, and, with the exception of  Anaconda, the largest on the. continent." ,'"  This statement relative to conditions  in the Boundary district was made by  J. P. Graves, vice-president and manager  of the Granby company, to a Spokane  paper last week.  "At full capacity from now on we  will be turning out at the Granby  smelter from 3,000 to 3,5000 tons of  ore daily," continued Mr. Graves.  "This is out present full' capacity  and there is every indication that we  will be running at full capacity from  now on until the middle of* nsxt summer.  "So exceptionally encouraging is  the outlook in the Boundary country  that I think I may safely say that by  the middle of next summer we will be  in such a position -as ;-to.feel in.every  way justified in increasing our capacity  by at least a thousand tons a day.  This will bring the Granby smelter up  to a total capacity of fully 4,500 tons  daily. .'-..'  "Our present aggregate monthly output is 100,000 tons, or about 1,450,  000 tons a year. ..-���./.'.-.���  "By increasing pur output, as I said,  to 4,500b tons a day, we will be turning but 1,642,500 tons a year.  Copper and civilization.  The place that copper now occupies,  and has occupied in the.past, as a factor in bringing about civilization is,  perhaps, little appreciated unless we  go back and follow up the facts, says  the Daily Mining Record. We read of  man in the stone, age, half savage, but  possessed of some skill in the manufacture of implements out of stone. Next  came the age of bronze, and it is here  that the influence of copper was first  felt, bronze being an alloy of copper  and tin. During the bronze age, by  means of this alloy, man became quite  proficient in the working.of the metal  into weapons and utensils. The age of  bronze is not past, and bronze is still,  and probably always will be, one of  our important alloys.  The application of unalloyed copper  to the manufacture of all kinds of  utensils and ornaments became quite  general before we have any record of  the appearance of iron. When iron did  come into the field it did not drive  copper out. Each had \t, place. When  brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, was  discovered, it became the most important alloy, and today its value can  hardly be overestimated. At the  present time copper, both pure and alloyed, is playing a more important part  than ever in industrial life, and. is the  means of our enjoying many of the  comforts that, without it, we would not  know. The reason for this is in the  development of electrical science and  industry. Copper, through its high  electrical conductivity, its abundance  and cheapness,' has naturally been universally'chosen as the best medium for  the conduction of electricity. It is beyond question that the electrical industry could not have been developed  to anything like its present extent without copper. We talk over copper  wires; electricity.for our electric lights  is brought over copper wires; our  trolley wires are copper; every electric  generator and motor is dependent on  copper; in fact,'it may be said that  every electrical apparatus is dependent  in some way on copper.   ..  If we felt the influence of copper  only in the benefits we derive through  elecricity, this would be sufficient to  keep it in its high place. But when  we think of some of the other uses to  which it is put, its importance can be  realized more than ever. Large quantities of sheet copper are used in build  ing, for making cornices, covering  roofs, etc. Brass is used on every  hand���in watches, clocks, signs, grills,  locks, door knobs, and things too  numerous to mention.  The public  responds   "in kind" to  store advertising.    If  it    is   big,   important, lull of significance  to thrifty  people���it will pull, it will   impress, it  -  will create trade, accordingly.  ':'-���'�����". '���-  U'hen a store begins to receive adequate advertising   it -begins   to   show  signs of "arriving."  cats    may  FROM  THE   ANTILLES.  City  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Benefits a  Councilman at Kingston, Jamaica.  Mr. W. O'Reilly Fogarty, who is a  member of the City Council at Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, writes as  follows: "One bottle of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy had good effect on a  cough that was giving me trouble, and  I think I should have been more  quickly relieved if I had continued  the remedy. That it was beneficial  and quick in relieving me there is no  doubt and it is my intention to obtain  a. other bottle." For sale by all druggists.    ; .    ���.  Buster's Philosophy.���XV.  That oil and water will not mix.  The oil is good and the water is good,  but God didn't make them to mix.  You're not to blame because you don't  like the society of some one who bores  you. Tige has it in for cats���he can't  help it. He says cats are not on the  level. But Tige is a dog and must be  excused. When people act that way  it is inexcusable. When you don't  like people, stay away from them. Remember, you may not please them.  If you want a person to like you, you  just try to like them, and they will like  you���it works.  Cut this out and take it to any  drugstore and get a free sample ot  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets. -These tablets are far superior to pills, being easier to take  and more pleasant in effect. They  correct disordeis of the stomach, liver  and bowels.  Caraey Copper.  jConsolidateds   and    wild  tremble and fall,  Administrations change and operators  grumble;  Re-actionists and pessimists, croakings  may pall,  Now, just read this through  and   then  'take a tumble."  Experts have judged of the outcrop of  "Carney," .   ���   '  Yes, samples of ore .show abundance  of metal;  Call on J. Martin, who'll give you no  blarney,  Of course, if you'd like lime in  which  to settle  Personally, I've no doubt he'll be there  to greet you,  President, tho' he be, on the square he  will meet you;  Easy as your other scheme seems, just  drop her,  Remember the best thing of the day's  "Carney Copper."  ���"Hopeful."  Has lis Uses.  The hammer js a useful tool,  And if you ever doubt it  ��� Just try to build a chicken coop  Or picketfence without it.  But.it you use the iron sledge  For other kinds of knocking,  Go tapping,at your neighbor's faults,  Results are sometimes shocking.  Do not b�� a knocker,  Kind, impatient sir-  Hammer out'for every one  Sharpened, as it were.  Though you'r armed for business  With a tinner's kit,  You can hardly ever  Make a three-base hit.  There's nothing wrong about it if  You're listed with the toilers  And hooping barrels is your trade  Or building iron boilers,  But if you only wield a pen  And toy with words and grammar  It isn't-very bright in you  To use it as a hammer.  Do not be a knocker  As through life you pass,  If you're looking out lor faults,  Get a looking glass.  Throw away your hammer  Andyour friends surprise.  Do some boosting if you're  Needing exercise. "  ���Nashville American.  AVERAGE PRICES OF COPPER.  ���New York���  Month.  January   February....  March......  April...   MAV....V...  Juiie .......  July .......  August ....  September..  October   November...  December....  Year   .Electrolytic  1906 1907  , 18.31 24.56  . 17.81 24.93  18 36 25.07  18 37 24.27  18.45' 24.15  18.44 22.82  18.19.-; 22.12  Lake.  18 43  19.14  21.27  21.99  23.03  19.36  18.35  15:56  13.12  13.37  1906  18.41  18.11.  18.64  18.63  18;72  18.71  18.58  18.61  19.29  21.71  22.34  23.38  19 ��0  1907  24.88  25.20  25.47  24.87  25.17  24.01  21.31  18.25  16.04  13 57  13.62  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  I.  Hospital Donations.  Ltdt of Donations received   since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General ���"-.���Hospital:  Cash $10 R- Horrell  Ca>h$>5 ��� ������ J- B. Macanlay  Cash SS ��� A.: K. Berry  BoolcCaK - ..���...; ..A. K. H. .Clark  Bed I.inen. 4 iloi Hospital Ladies Aid  Cash $50 ..............B.-T. Bank  Cash Jto ..Jas. McCreath  Cash las fTaiindian Rnnd Drill Co.  Sprint; t'ot A. B. Hood  Maple ayrup ���-....A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing i.own Mrs. J. B. Foyle  Old Lioen ~ Mrs. I. Crawford  r Ilox Hook*.:.. ~. Mrs-B. A. W. Hodees  Cash $3"      ��� ��� A Grand Forks Friend  Doic'.iion Copper Co.... Full Set Boiler Tube*  Cord Wood     ..���..-' F. Buckles*  '.'.   DOES THIS INTEREST YOU?  COLLEGE.  Foum'ed 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor stud-  *'itn of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Docs high school work, confers all high  flchool privileges, and prepares for teaches'examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  piplomas. Gives a liboral oducation in  'Is Collegiato Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  ll>e complete Arts Course, and the de-  8rce of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is In  '"Uffiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D.,Princi-  W; or Rev. J. p. Bowell, Bursar.  MHH��**M<HH,MIM��I' >  A prominent physician, famous for  his success in the treatment of kidney and bladdor diso ises, attributes a  great deal of hiB success to the following simple vegetable prescription :���  One ounce Fluid Extract Dandelion ;  One ounce Compound Salatone j  Four ounces Compound Syrup  Ssrsaparilla;  Mix, shako well, and take in tea-  spoonful doses after each meal and  again at bedtime.  Your druggist can supply the ingredients, and the mixture can bo prepared at homo at very Iittlo expense.  This, the doctor says, acts directly  on the kidneys, assisting them to filter the poisons from tho blood and  expel Bamo in tho urine, at tho same  time restoring tho kidneys to healthy,  normal action.  We feel that a great ninny readers  will be pleaBed to learn of this simple  prescription, and knowing the ability  of the physician whose formula it is,  wo do not hesitate to recommend it  to any sufferer.  The Farmer's Wife  Is very careful about her chum. 8ba  scalds it thoroughly after using, and gives  it a son bath to sweeten it She knows  that if her churn is sour it will taint tba  butter that is made in it Toe stomach Is  �� churn.: Ia the stomach and digestive  sad nutritive tracts are performed processes which ore almost exactly 10r* the  churning of tiuiter." Is it hot apparent  then that if this stomac.h-ehnrn is fool tt  makes fool mil which Is put into it?  The evil of a foul stomach is not alooe  the bad taste in the mouth and the fool  breath caused by it, but the corruption of  the pure current of blood and the dissemination of disease throughout the body.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  makes the sour and foul stomach sweet.  It does for the stomach what the washing  and son bath do for the churn���Absolutely  removes every tainting or corrupting ���lenient. In this way it cures blotches,  pimples, eruptions, scrofulous swellings,  sores, or open eating ulcers and all  humors or diseases arising from bad blood.  If you have bitter, nasty, foul taste in  ymvr month, coated tongue, foul breath,  are weak and easily tired, feel ifaprened  and despondent, have frequent headaefaea,  dizzy attacks, gnawing or distress in stomach, constipated or irregular bowels, sour  or bitter risings after eating and poor  appetite, these symptoms, or any considerable number of them, indicate that yon an  suffering from biliousness, torpid or hurr  liver with the usual accompanying hadf-  ��estlon, or dyspepsia and their attendant  erangements.  iterative*1 It*  ^'Ki1ri'K,^Use Shiloh's Cure  Cure  Cures  Coughs  and Colds  QUICKLY  for the worst cold,  the sharpest cough  ���try it on aguar-  antee of your  money back if it  doesn't actually  CURE   cjuicker  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it-to hurt even a  baby. 34 years of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure���  25c., 50c, SI.     315  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  BSB>_Thc most perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curativ"  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nerrouj and Mus  cular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomacl  ailments.  For Eliminating all X, LMliePoisotis from th  jystem  The grandeur of .he scenery is uurivaller  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes.waterfalls  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excurstr n��  tennis. Its winter climate- is- unsurpassed fo-  mlidnee-i He R R Y.11 cINTOSH,  Proprietor  "Over half of the population of Canada suffer from  some form of catarrh during the course of the year.  This demonstrates the great need of Peruna in every  home to protect the family against all catarrhal  diseases."���s. b. hartman, m. d.  D. J. Matheson  insurance Boent  FIDELITY     BONDS,  KIR 11,       LIVE.  A NJ i  ACCIUEST.  PLATE    GLASS  COMMISSIOXmi    FOR  TAKING     AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  ������������������"����>�����"������ ���������������������������������  t PHOENIX     BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  fANADIAN/S  -THE-  *��1iT^ymnvKO    j^veral schooLsof merncAl nrarth-ft,  nrtTSMG��CW3r37ES3!B!RW!?��Sir3ri  _,  Tnat this is absolutely trcw  will be readily proven to yonr satisfaction  if you will but mail a postal card request  to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y^tac a  free copy of his booklet of extracts from  the standard medical authorities, giving  the names of all the Ingredients entering  into his world-famed medicines and snowing what the most eminent medical  of the age say of them.  THE  Phoenix  Brewing Company  MINERAL ACT.  LAND ACT.  9lmll*c~mcen Land District, District ot Yale.  TAKE NOTICM that Samubl Ddndbe, of  Belfast Ireland, occupation, Merchant, Intends  to apply for a special timber license orer the  following described lands:  No. i.���Commencing nt a post planted about  X of a mile east of the Columbia and Western  Railway, from wheie It crosses Sutherland  Creek, and about tf of a mile south from said  creek and marked Hamuei, Dundee's aortli-  west corner post; thence south 80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  west 80 chains to the point of commencement,  and containing 640 ncres, more or leas.  SAMUEL DUNDEE,  O.n-qqdce Agent.  Sated, 6th- November, 1907.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Monte Grand & California Fraction minernl  claim, situate In Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  Where located���Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Forbea M. Kerby at  Agent for John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate, No. Bkmi. intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose ol  obtaining n Crown Grant ol the above claim.  And further Take Notice thai action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such CertiBcate of Improvemeuts.  Dated this 27th day of June, A D , 1907.  ,7��� FORBES M. KKRBY, Agent  LAND ACT.  Similkameen Land District, District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Samokl Dundee, Bel  fast, Ireland, occupa Ion, Merchant, intends to  apply for a special limber licence over the following described lands:  No. 2.-���Commencing at a post planted about  30 chains cast f'om the north-west corner post of  No. 1 location, and on its north side line, marked  Sauced 1 dndeb'9 south-west corner post;  thence ea��t 80 chains; thence north So chains;  thence west 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the J oint of commencement, and containing- 640  acres, more or leas. 8AM0Bl D0NDKB.  C. Dundee Agent,  Dated, 6th November, 1407.  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (Now Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy; terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  withcut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     I LOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIGAN.  We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE in the Boundary.  TUB   FIXKST   QUALITY  MILK and CREAM  AT  IX  THE  DAlB^-  Ask for our  Bottled  Beer  BINER & SONS,  Banner St.  Props.  Plioeuix, B.C.  PAtlCF LIVERY STABLES  MUKD0CK MclNHRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Lively   Equipment,  Through Sleeping and Dining  Cars and High Class Tourist   Sleepers    on    all  Through  Trains.  The Best ot Meals  << and Attention  Try-  BANFF  SANITARIUM  THIS WINTER.  Sulphur   Springs   and   Unexcelled Accommodations.  ::    ::  ...  Rates . . .  $2.50 per day and up.  Have taken  and will  over   the   Lumber   Yard  carry   a   full   stock.  DRY   WOOD    IN    ANY    QUANTITY  Trompt  Attention  to   orders  at auy hour of clay or night.  (Phone "o        Phoenix, B. C.  MtfttSS^^^MI^ad^^MMi^^H 0fettfl2^^ 4MMtt2^^^tfMV!^LMiMi>&��^ t *J ��  PHoeraix  Correspondence invited and cheerfully  answered.  Call on or write,  J. MOE, E. J. COYLE,  D.  P. A., A. G. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to oe the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  Tlie Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.   Co.,   Phoenix, B.C..  N O T I C V..  "Florence Mo. 2 Fractional" Mineral Claim,  s'tunte in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yulf district. Where located:���In Greenwood  camp.  T7\KK NOTICK, lhat I, l��aac H. Hnllett, as  agent for Joseph J. IlaHsett, Free Miner's Certificate, No K10176. intend, sixtv days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, fo: tht* pnrpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant o: the nt��ove cta.ni.  And further Take Not:ce that action, under  ectioa 37. must be commence'! before he  ssuauce of such Cercifivate ol Impioveinents.  Dated this  S3--  th day of September, A.D , (907.  I. H. HALLKTT  MINERAL ACT.  (Form v.)  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICK.  'Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," "Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Minernl Claims situate In the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located���  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKE NOTICE that r, Isaac H. Ilallett. as  /\Rent for Kmc K. Jackson-, Free .Miner's Certifi-  cnle No. II .'0056, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder [or Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  oMatninfi; Crown Grants ofthe aboveclaims.  And fi. th*?r Take Notice that action, under  sei-tiou 37, must be commenced before the Is-  Mi.uicr of such Certificates ot improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  4.1��� I.  H.  H     l.-fTT.  NOTK  -We have atew Copies of the 1.H1 I'lONHKK  ANNUAL left, prkv  each, or u copy will be s^nt free to a new subscriber.  i  ��  0T >sr r 0:_j&���/ZJ?  & 0L��� fir,. i^!L^j��LjSL.jSLj^L.  ^  j Ouly Tv, j lilts Pc- Month.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, 'or a  short time, is only 1:5 cents per month.  Leave nutv.es and addresses at the,  tioueer office.  tfPtl  -���','-V �����������*: r'-'/f-.Vvvl  ilSHS  ���.'/r7Sr-';V'��r'':v^":S  '}sS.'i?*H'fe   '  wmm........  ���^  ���!#���?  ���KnMinM m  ill  m  Iff  mm  mi  m  ifii  Me.'#';  chit'  'mm-  Its1  hi  t!  Bit  THE  PHOKNfK   PrOMWB,  SHARP <& IRVINE CO.    BROKERS  IOS Wall St. Spokane, Wash.  Wo have for 6ale the following stocks subject to  prior sale and  market fluctuations.     ::::::  In and Around Phoenix  100 to 1000 Alberta Coal............  50 to   100 li. C. Copper.............  60 to   200 Dominion Copper    ..  10. to   100 American Telegraphone.  25 to   100 United Wireless.........  5 to 100 Canadian Marconi ....,  100 to 200 Snowstorm [Idaho]...,...  100 to   200 Stewart "      ....;.  1000 to 5000 Alameda        ."   100 to 2000 International Coal.  :...'.  .38  5.00  2.25  0.00  0.00  2.50  1.25  1.00  .05  .88  **  I1RIKK  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   GKNKRAL !*3>  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. *** 8g  IWW-^WiWW^  We make a specialty of New York, Boston and Montreal  curb   stocks.    Writ  for our Market Letter.  Dry wood  in   car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture  where, call on R. T. Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully  prepared  Thrasher's Drug Store���-Phone 16.  else-  at  Sewing Machines from $io  Miss McDonald.  up, see  -�����  leading Hotel of Boundary's Loading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New am] Op-to-duto  Centrally Located,  Qood Sample Rmiraa,  Oornor Knob Hilt Ave., and in rat Ht.,  PHOKNIX, K. C.  J. A   MoMASTER  ���      ':.'.���' I'rotirloior.  .0.  r���   Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date' Hotel in; Phoenix. New  from cellar to rocf. Best Sample  Hooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms,  ��Steam   .��*    Heated  JAMES rlARSHALL; Prop. Phoenix. B.C   ���  >���     u^u^>f.^,Bajax_AjriiiUx  Under New Management  Old newspapers for sale at this, office  at 25 cents per too.  II you owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.  For ..sale, one dozen', "pullets.  Apply to Mrs. W. B. Willcox.  The influx of miners to this camp  has abated somewhat this week.  The Moyie miners declined to accept the award of the arbitration commission.  Late popular music at 25 cents per  copy; McKinley edition, 10 cents.  One week only at H. Tames.  Officers elect of Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46, I. O..O. F., will be installed  at the regular meeting to be held next  Monday evening.  Tony Tttrano returned Tuesday  from a trip to Vancouver, Seattle and  Spokane, and met a number of old  Phoenicians in all three places.  Last   week    b'riday   the   Fraternal  Order of Eagles  installed   officers for.  the  current   term,   the   list   being   as)  already printed in the Pioneer.  Tomorrow evening a dance will be  given.at Miners' Union hall in aid of  St. John's mission of the Church of  England. James orchestra will furnish the music.  Public  school  reopened,  after the  holidays, last Monday.'  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Local politics are beginning to sizzle to  some extent, with the municipal election next week.  Sunday evening's address at the  Methodist church will be, "For Whom  and What Will You Vote."  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick, as they are going fast.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  Phoenix Bakery is selling 18 loaves  of bread for $1. What's, the use of  baking when bread is that cheap?  A dance was given by Miss O'Brien,  of Greenwood, at the hall Tuesday  evening, there being a small attendance.  '1 he annual at home and congregational meeting of St. Andrews' Presbyterian church will be held Friday evening, January 17th. Everybody invited,  and the ladies ofthe church will serve  light refreshments without charge.  January   22,   the  Methodist   church:  Watch for the pro-1  On   Wednesday,  Ladies' Aid  ofthe  will give a social,  gramme.  Percy W.. Johnston and wife and  A. Shillttud, of Sandon- Wm. Davidson, ex-M. L. A., of Sandon, and J. A.  McKinnon, of Rossland, were among  the delegates to the district miners'  meeting held in Greenwood last week,  who visited Phoenix early this week.  WATCHE  Child Died From Scalding  On Wednesday Agnes, the two year  old daughter of Fred and Mrs. Connolly, living in the Joe Black residence  in Golden Eagle addition, fell into a  pail of boiling water, and received  burns from which the little one died  Thursday morning.  Mrs,, Connolly had left the pail on  the floor, and when her back was  turned, the child stumbled and fell  into it, being horribly scalded, from  her neck to her heels. She was removed to the hospital at once, and  Dr. Dickson called, who did everything possible for the little one's sufferings, but she passed away about 24  hours afterwards, never recovering  from the shock. The funeral is to  be held today.  *j The Jeweler  C.PR. Time Inspector  COMING AND GOING  I Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.'"' Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.^  .;. Special atteritionto dining  room.    Large,   airy   and  -.,-.'   "''. well   furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue - . Phoenix, B C.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church announce an Old Fashioned  New England Supper, to be given on  Friday evening, February 14���St.  Valentine's day.  A good audience greeted "The  Bonnie Brier Bush" Monday evening,  notwithstanding the increase of prices.  It was one of the best productions  ever seen in Phoenix, according to the  opinion of many. . One feature was a  piper who could actually   play  a tune.  Oliver Blair returned Sunday from  spending the Christmas holidays at his  former home, St. Charles, Iowa,  .RESOLVED, that in 1908 I  will bake no more, but  buy   my  Bread at   the   Phoenix  Bakery,*  where I can get r8 loaves for  a  Dollar.  'Phono A55.      W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  PHOENIX  BAKERY  .    -     BENSON AND HEDGES ^  CIGARETTES--  NONE BETTER  IN BOXES OF  ios and JOs.  M ES  'Phone No. 64  to-date Job Department    IH6   I flOCIllX   II0HG6I  HAD A PROFITABLE MEETING.  At Annual Gathering of Miners at Greenwood  Last Week.  Delegates from Phoenix to the  annual meeting of District No. 6, W.  F. M., held at Greenwood last week,  from Wednesday to Saturday, report having had an interesting and  profitable gathering. The officers  elected for the ensuing year were:  President, Chas. Bunting, of Grand  Forks; vice-president, B. E. Taylor, of  Moyie; secretary-treasurer, A. Shilland  (reelected), of Sandon. The next  meeting will be held at Moyie.  , A number of amendments to the  constitution were offered and adopted.  ; A number of matters have been referred to the local unions for approval  or rejection. Among these is the question of co-operative stores throughout  the district; old men's home for superannuated and disabled members ofthe  union.  The convention determined to use  its undivided power to elect its own  representative in Yale-Cariboo and  Kootenay districts at the forthcoming  Dominion elections.  It was decided to open negotiations  in the near future with tlie United  Mine Workers of America with' the  view of forming an industrial alliance  with them.  William Davidson of Sandon was  rccoin mended to the officials of the  Western*Federation of Miners to succeed Earnest ,MilIs,. ex-board member  of District No. 6, who was recently  appointed secretary-treasurer of the  Western Federation of Miners.  .  Mrs. A. D. McKenzieand her father,  Mr. Clark, returned Monday from Bel-  lingham, where they spent New Years.  Miss Kate Clark returned late last  week from Trail, where she had been  spending the holidays with relatives.  Mrs. C. E. P. Watts, of Nelson, has  been spending the week in the city,  being the guest of Mrs. C.   A. Arnott.  .Chief of Provincial Police Hussey,  of Victoria, was a visitor here the latter  part of last week, on a tour of the interior.  R. T. "Lowery, of the Greenwood  Ledge, was in camp on Tuesday, for  the purpose of calling on his old friend,  E. P. Shea.  W. S. Longhurst, of Sherbrooke,  Quebec, arrived late last week and  assumed his new position as manager  of the Eastern Townships Bank here.  He has been with the institution for a  number of years.  Installation ol the Rebekaha.  Wednesday evening Phoenix Lodge  No. 17, Daughters of Rebekah, held  its installation, the officers for the ensuing term being installed by Mrs.  W. S. Cook, district deputy, as follows:  N. G., Mrs. James Marshall.  V. G., Miss Matilda Losche.  Rec. Sec, R. D. Mitchell.  Fin. Sec, Mrs. XV. S. Cook.  Treasurer, Miss Emma Losche.  Warden, Miss Blanche Perry.  Conductor, Mrs. Wm. Searle.  R.'S. N. G., Chas. McGague.  L. S. N. G., Mrs. R. Silverthorne.  R. S. V. G., Miss Emma Losche.  L. S. V. G., Miss Margaret Vincent.  0. G., R. Silverthorne.  1. G., J. F. McDougall.  Chaplain, Mrs. Wm. Pickard.  Last Meeting of City Council.  Wednesday evening the last meeting  of the 1907 city council,   before   their  successors take   office,   after   election,  was held at the city hall,   there   being  present Mayor Matheson and Council-  men Birnie, Roderick and   McKenzie.  George  D.   Turner  was  appointed  city  auditor  for   1907,   at a salary of  $50, and directed to report as  soon as-  possible on the city books.    The city  treasurer   was authorized   to   pay   the  Bank of Montreal $1,000 on   account  of the city's indebtedness to that institution, and it was decided to send the  petition   from   the  council,   regarding  tho securing a portion  ofthe   two per  cent mineral tax for* ores mined in the  city limits, to the city solicitor, to put  in shape and send to   the government.  The following accounts  were   ordered  paid by the finance committee:  M. M. Stephens      $5  Ii. T. Bank -.       26  Phoenix Elec. Lighting Co...   109  A. Almstrom   .........:...        r  Morrin, Thompson & Co....       8  B. C Telephone Co      n  .Mrs. Peacock       15  Mrs. Graham      32  Pioneer Pub. Co      39  Chamberlain's Couth Remedy a Safe Medicine  for Children.  r  In buying a cough medicine lor  children, never be afraid to buy  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. There  is no danger from it, and relief is always sure to follow. It is intended  especially for coughs, colds, croup and  whooping cough, and there is no  better medicine in the world for these  diseases. It is not only a certain  cure for croup, but when given as soon  as the croupy cough appears, will prevent the attack. Whooping cough is  not dangerous when this remedy is  given as directed. It contains no  opium or harmful drugs, and may be  given as confidently to a baby as to an  adult.    For sale by all druggists.  New Officers for I. W. W.  Wednesday evening the new officers  for Phoenix Public Service Union, No.  r55, I. W. XV., were   installed  for the  ensuing term, the list being as follows:  ' ''  President, L. S. Griffin.  Vice-President, John Riordan.  Treasurer, James Weir.    ~  Secretary, George XV. Rogers.  Conductor, Angus Sutherland.  Warden, E. Cusick.  Wh have them at ali prices���something ESPECIALLY GOOD l?or  MEN IN THE MINES. In Extra  Heavy Nickel Cases, $5^00; a better  movement, $7.50, $i 0.00 and up.  17-Jewel Waltham or Elgin, Heavy  Nickel Cup Case, $10.00. All guar-  anteed timekeepers.  BLACK,  >���''���:  Phone No. 68  At Phoenix Miners' Hail,  Saturday, Jan. IKI905  MUSIC BY  -JAMESORCHESTRA  Tickets, $1.00.  Municipality of the Corporation  of the City of Phoenix.  ELECTION   NOTICE  V.  Notice Is hereby glnjii to the electors of th:  Muiiic'pnlity of tlie Corporation of the City ol  Phoenix, II C , that I raiulrethe presence ol th,  electors til the City Hull, Ijoiiilnioii Avenue on  tjtli dny oljnnunry, lyoS.ul u oVlock iiojn for  the purpose (.relecllng persons to icpreiicul them  lit the Municipal Council ns Mnyor nm]  Aldermen aiul -School Trustee:  The mode of nomination of candidates slinll he  ns follows:  The candidates shall be nominated In writing'  the writing Dhnll be subscribed by two voters of  the Municipality as proposer mid seconder, mid  shall be delivered to the returning officer at any  time between the date ot the notice mid 2PM  on tile day of nomination mid in the event of n  poll beingr necessary, such poll trill be open on  the 16th day of January, A. D 1008, nt the City  Hall, Dominion Avenue, cf which every pi'ison  is hereby required to take notice mid govern  himself accordingly.  Persons qualified to be nominated f. r nm!  elected ns Mayor of the Corporation ofthe Ciiy  ol Phoenix, B. C, shall be such persons as are  male Briliih subjects of the full uge c f itvciitv  one years, and are not disqualified under my  law, and have been lor six mouths next pre-  cecdlng the day of nomination the registered  owner in the Land Registry Office, ol land or  real property in the city of the assessed value, oil  the la: t assessment roll, of one thousand dollars  or more, over and ubove nuy registered judgement or charge nud who arc otherwise duly  qualified as inuiifcipnl voteis.  . Persons'-qualified to be nominated for and  elected as Aldermen for Hie Corporation of the  City oT Phoenix, f) C, shall be such persons n.i  aie male Britlyh siibjeclsofthe full ageoflwenty  one years, mid lire not 'lisrpialifitd under any  law, and w'*o have be* ii for il.c hix mouths next  preceeding the day ol nomination* he registered  owner, in the l,nnd Registry Office, of luml or  real property.:iu the city. 01 the assessed value,  on the last municipal asseisuicul roll, ol five  nundred dollars or more, over and above &ny  registered judgment or charge, and who arc  otherwise qualified as   municipal voteis.  QUALIFICATIONS FOR   SCHCOI, TRUHTKKS  Aiiy person qualified to bf nominated ami  elected as School Trustee shall be such perxw  as are householders in the Schrol District sir!  are British :-ubjects of the full "ge of twei.tj  one years and othenvl.se qualified to vote oI an  election of school trustees in the school district.  Given under my hand at Phoenix,' H. C, the  2nd day of January, 190S.  .\f. M. 'Stepiikks,  Ketur. lug Officer.  .,   Beet Stock-of  ^^^   ������������i ������.    wcci oiu^k oi .t^^mm  FURNITURE, RUG*, Etc.  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now show  and  more varied stock than before  ��� ��� _ -���-���  larger  ?  f  1  65  75  85  95  25  00  co  5��  00  Total.  Mig'liton Cgt Cavanaug'li  BROKERS  Drawer 1082  �� Church Services Tomorrow ��  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whiltaker.  Hockey . Boyo   Organizing  Wednesday  evening  a   meeting   of  those interested   in . hockey   was held,  and the Phoenix   Intermediate hnckej  club   organized,    with   the    followinj;  officers:    Hon.   Pres.,   G.    VV.   Rum  berger^Hon.   Vice-Pres.,   Dr.  VV. H.  DicksonJ'president, Claud McAstocktr;  vice-president, J J. Strutzel; secretary  treasurer, Gus. Biner; manager, Stanlej  Graham; acting-captain, L. McICelvey;  icommittee,   A.  E.   H.   Clark,   Chas  Subject to  confirmation  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:0c a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.   Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the   Good  Counsel.���Divine Service  j Lackie, Jas. Pierce.  j It is the intention of the club to  arrange for games in Grand Forks and  Phoenix at as early  dates  as possible  WE WILL SELL  500 to 1000 Alberta Coal,  Why Suiter  from Rheumallsm.  Do you know  that  rheumatic pains  every 2nd and  4th   Sunday of "each, ��� ?a" ?e  reeved? 'If'-you  doubt   thii  month.    Ho!v Mass. to a J   LZl *  Ju.,t.trJL0ne ^P-"-a*Lon   ��f Chamber  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sundai  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction 7.30 p.m. Father j. A  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  , Jain's   Pain   Balm.    It   will make rest I  and sleep possible,  and that  certainly  ��� means a great deal to any one afflicted  I with  rheumatism.    For   sale  by   all  druggists.  For any disease of the skin we cat  recommend Chamberlain's Salve.1 Ii  relieves the itching and burning sen-' Miss Marjorie Martin returned to  sation instantly and soon effects a cure j Spokane last Sunday, after spendinp  This salve is also invaluable for soiv I the holidays with her parents here  nipples. ;For jsale by all druggists. | Miss Rose w^ after spending ^  John Mclnnes, M. L, A., went j holidays with htr sister at Trai1, re  over to Rossland on Thursday, and turned in time to take up her duties  was to speak there last night. J last Monday  ,     200 B. C. Copper    ,    30b Canadian Marconi..  ,      20 Cous. Smelters ......  ,    100 Dominion Copper...  ,   1000 Diamomd Vale Coal  ,      50 Granby   ,  2000 Galbraith Coal   1000 International Coal..  3006 Kendall    1000 Lucky Calumet   2000 Missoula   Copper   3000 Panhandle Smelter.  2000 Rambler   500 Snowstorn   1000 Royal Collieries   Since the resumption of work at the Granby all  the Boundary copper stocks have strengthened in  price, and we look for a sharp rise very soon The  Market 0:1 all stocks i'h more activo thun it has been  for weeks. Use the wires at our expense on anv of  the above '  r-j>  t-ne aoove.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  [Corrected by Mighton & Cavanagh,  Nelaon, B, C, to Jan. 9, 1908 ]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  ASKED  Ajax. ���.'��� .07  Alberta Coal and Coke .33  Alameda  .Q3>4  B.C.; Copper   6.00  Charles Dickens  ,11  Cons. Smelters  85.00  Canadian' Gold Fields .05  Canadian Merconi ... 2.50  Cariboo-McKinney.... .03  Diamond Vale Coal... , .18  Dorain. Copper...:... 2.00  Gianby -  90.00  Galbraith Coal 28  Hewitt. ...10.00  aiu  ���03?i,  .25  .92  4.75  .08^  75.00'  .03  200  .01^  .12^  1.75  80.00  .25  International Coal..  Idaho Giant    La Plata Mines   Nicola Coal Mines..  North Star   Panhandle Smelter.  Rambler-Cariboo...  Royal CoIIeries   Rex    Snowstorm..........  Sullivan .    ........  Sullivan Bonds..  Stewart .......  Telk-Kwa Mines  White Bear   .85  .08  .14.  ���04>i,-  .11  .06  .22X  .25  MX  1.25  .. -0&}4  75.00  .85  .03  .S2>��  .06  .19  .02^  ..08>s  .05^  .20  .14  1.1(1  ...05%  02.00  .75  .083^  .02  Start 1908 Right  In your Business by Securing a New Line of  ��nh Boohs, Ohice Nee  "    We are well stocked.with these goods, with Labor  Saving Systems, and can outfit you promptly. . .  McRAE BROS. LTD.  Stationers anp Nkwsdkalkrs  KNOB HILL AVENUE,        -        -        -PHOENIX,  B.  C.  ^e William Hunter Go., Limited.  Taomittlatt Annul*.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  ' If Yo�� Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for- winter. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoe.? is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress sua s  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Stfits A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and '.'*i ee  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Cellars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The  WiLLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.

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