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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 6, 1906

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 Boundary Mines Pio-  duced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  ^.tto^  w1'1''���'''' */>       *  <v  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  **fii��7aj  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Gamp of Boundary >  iVel^ry    ,s  '    *x-oa  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. JANUARY 6    1906.  No.   8  u  H  m  &?^^f^  RESOLVE  That you will  get  your  MONEY'S  WORTH during  1906  You can do   so by giving us  your  business.  Why?  BECAUSE���  Owing to our rapidly increasing  business we are now able to  give CLOSER PRICES than in  the past.  WE BUY only in CARLOAD LOTS.  You will get the advantage of  such buying.  AS FOR QUALITY���  That is the secret of our success.  Only well known and Standard  Goods stocked.  Quaker Canned Goods.  Crosse   &    BlackwelVs    and    Heinz  Bottled Goods.  Canadian     Government  Butter.  Hazelwood Eggs.  SOLE   AGENTS   FOR  Royal Household \  5 Roses ,  Creamery  FLOURS  We thank you for your patronage in the past, By the  closest of attention to your wants, and prompt service,  we hope to merit your increased patronage.as much iu.tbe.  future as heretofore.  s  THE    BIG    iSTOttJS,  1906 PROSPECTS  ARE BRIGHTER  Something of Boundary Towns  for   1905.  Generally a  Most  Optimistic  Feeling Prevails.  Taking everything into consideration the year 1905 has been a fairly  prosperous one in the Boundary country. While there has been nothing  whatever of the boom element in the  district, theie has been a gradual  growth, dut the more permanent footing on which the mining industry is  being placed in this ?ection year by  year. It fact, it has now been reduced to what is equivalent to a manufacturing business���the manufacture of  copper bars from the mineralized rocks  found so plenteously in our hills. It  is merely a question of large capital  and the handling of immense quantities of low grade copper bearing rock,  of which there are millions of tons exposed and developed in mines now  being worked. This is evidenced by  the increasing scale on which the three  large companies, lhe Granby, B. C.  Copper and Dominion Copper, are  either now working or are preparing  to work.  Referring more'particularly to the  various settlements in the Boundary,  and their progress, it is noted that  theie has generally been a forward  movement throughout this section.  draad Forks.  Grand Forks as a city had experiences with booms in the past, and has  emerged frorrj these various times of  greater or less" excitement with one of  the best little cities in the province.  Its great stand-by is the Granly  smelter, which, with its eight blast furnaces, is the largest concern of the  kind in the Dominion, and likely lobe  larger in the near future. Not only  this, but the optimistic people at the  Forks think they hays good cause for-  believing that when the Dominion  Copper Co. are ready to construct new  smelting works, they will be located  close to the Forks, making a large addition to the smelter payroll.  In the year 1905 business has gotten  d.iwn to a l>eut-r and more substantial  basii man beiore, and every business  man there is undoubtedly doing fairly  well. The citizens feel proud of their  school system and building, and well  they may, for they have the largest and  best building in the Boundary, of  brick, and the only high school in this  district.  Year by year the agricultural possibilities of the Kettle river valley in the  vicinity of (Jrand Forks are becoming  more and more developed, being a  source of stability well worth while to  the town. This last year many of the  large holdings have been cut up into  small farms, and farmers from Manitoba are taking hold and doing well,  as far as reported.  Orceawooi'.  Located as it is, in the midst of  some twenty or thirty high grade  mines, to say nothing of the many low  grade properties, Greenwood has con  tinued to steadily lorge ahead with  each year, though the time of quick  and unhealthy growth has passed. The  high grade mines have done wonders  for Greenwood, and have kept a steady  payroll in the town that has been acceptable to all classes.  With the Mother Lode located but  four miles away, and the B, C. Copper  Co. smelter on the edge of the city  limits, with the Dominion Copper Co.'s  smelter but four miles dowri Boundary  creek, Greenwood has a vood foundation, and one that willmakeit still more  important place in the future. Its  civic bonded indebtedness has been  steadily reduced each year, and it has  a class of citizens that stand loyally up  for the place. With the Great Nor  them building up Boundary creek  from Midway this year, as anticipated,  so that the two smelteis mentioned can  be reached, Greenwood will have still  greater prosperity, especially since the  recent announcement, definitely, ol  the enlargemeut of the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter.  Pbocnlx lhe Payroll City.  To a large e\tent the othes places  in the Boundary depend on the ores  Irom Phoenix caihp to oprerate the  several Boundary smelters. If it were  not for these mines, some of the towns  would hardly be on the map. It follows consequently, that I'hoenix is the  most important mining camp in the  Boundary���and is likely to retain that  distinction for a long time to come.  More ore is shipped from this camp  than any other in the Dominion 01  Canada���over 3,000 tons daily���which  will be materially increased during this,  month of January when the Boundarv  Kails smelter blows in its second  furnace.  The year 1905 has been a fairly  prosperous one in Phoenix. The  Granby mines have worked steadily,  an  d for the last few  months   the Do-fiShallenberger are the chief owners  minion Copper Co. mines have done  likewise, and both properties are likely  to increase forces somewhat. It is a  steady, month by month payroll, ol  something like $50,000, more or le ss,  each thirty days.  During the last year there have been  several substantial public improvements  in Phoenix.    The Miners' Union nave  built an opera house  and   hall,   three  stories, which   when   completed,   will  cost about $15,000���a building that  is a credit alike to the  union  and   to  the city itself.    The city hall has been  erected at an approximate cost of some  $6,ooo, being the first home of its own  that the  city   government   ever   had.  The     new     Hotel     Brooklyn      has  been built at a cost when finished and  furnished of  about   $20,000.    These  things indicate the faith of the the   residents of Phoenix in its future. While  perhaps not the   largest   town   in   the  Boundary, the   future  of   Phoenix   is  certainly as bright as any of the others.  Midway.  Midway is the oldest   town   in   the  Boundary, but for several   years   after  the completion of the C. P. R.'s Columbia & Western   branch   to   that  town,  the place was quiescent.      It   has  a  beautiful   site,   almost as   level   as a  board, and cannot fail to be a place of  importance.    In 1905 there was much  d ing in the way of. railway   building  west from Midway, giving the place an  added importance.    The Great Northern's V.,V. & E. extension was started  from there and now  there   are   about  2,000 men at work building   that  railway   into    the  Similkameen   district.  The Midway & Verrion built ten miles  of its   grade,   and   this   year  will   undoubtedly complete the line 150 miles  to Vernon, in the  heart   of  the   rich  Okanogan Lake   district.    Indications  are not lacking, too, that the C. P. R.  will this year continue its line on   into  the Similkameen in its race   with   the  Great Northern. Thus Midway, which  has grown wonderfully   the   last   year,  bids fair to hold its own and grow still  more.  Among other Boundary towns of  some importance may be mentioned  Eholt, the C. 1'. R. i^ilway headquarters for this district. Cascade, once  a booming camp, is jogging along  quietly, with a few residents. Boundary Falls has renewed life from the  starling of the Dominion Copper Co.'s  smelter therp, and .generally . through  the Boundary there is a healthy, optimistic feeling that has a good basis,  and augurs well f.-r the future of this  section.  $3,269,4��lN  ORE VALUES  Estimated on Granby Output  for i905  Based  on   how   Average  $b Per Ton  of  For the year 1905 corrected returns  show that exactly 653,889 dry tons of  ore were shipped trom the Granby  mines to the Granby smelter, which is  an increase of not quite 20 per cent  over the output of these mines for the  year 1904, when the shipments were  549,703 tons���a difference of 104,186  tons in lavor of 1905.      >  With the present high price of copper, it is not thought that $5 per ton  is a high figure for this ore, in the absence of official values, which would  give a total valuation of Granby ore  shipped in 1905 of $3,269,445.  The month of December shows the  heaviest of all the twelve in the tonnage sent out, being 78,101 tons, the  eight blast furnaces at the company's  smelter beinu in commission most of  the month. In order tosh<.w the tonnage month by month, the following  official figures are given :  Dry tons  January    4��i45��  February    40,822  March    55-798  April    49>634  May    55>42o  June      5��>987  July    54��32o  August    37.524  September    5zi63��  October    7��>957  November    67,246  December        78,101  1905 total 653,889  Boundary Mining Notes  An  that a  group  unconfirmed   report is   current  deal is on   for   the   Pathfinder  North Fork of Kettle river, on  a basis of $1,000,000.  The Crescent Mines, Ltd., is the  title of a new corporation being form  ed to take over and operate the well  known Crescent mine in Skylark camp.  The company will have a million one  dollar shares, and has a well thought  of high grade property. Col. T. I.  Dickason, of Chicago, and   Harry II  21 MILLIONS  IN YEAR 1905  Mineral Production of British  Columbia.  HOLIDAY NUMBER  OF THE PIONEER  Notable  Advance Over   Previous Year.  The mini'ials produced in the whole  of British Columbia in 1905 reached a  value nf $21,000,000, or about  $2,000,000 in advance of 1904, according to figures compiled by E.  Jacobs. Of course, the value ofthe  output of the last two or three weeks  tan only be 'estimated, and the actual  returns may be slightly greater or less  than the amount set down for them.  The values of the metals produced are  approximately as follows :  Gold     $ 5,750,000  Silver      2,050,000  Copper      5,450,000  Lead      2,370,000  Zinc         320,000  Total '. .$15,940,000  The non-metallic minerals are thus  estimated :  Coal $3,090,000  Coke       1,220,000  UuildiiiK  material,  etc....      750,000  Total.   .    $5,060,000  Uy districts the production was as  follows :  Cariboo.     $   460,000  Cassiar        563,500  East Kootenay    4,427,500  West Kooten.iy    5,706,000  Lillooet            30,000  Vale    5,651,500  Coast    2,874,500  Miscellaneous       750,000  East Kootenay shows an increase of  about $1,700,000, and Yale of about  $1,500,000 over 1904. West Kootenay declined about $t00,000, and the  coast districts about $1,300,000 as  compared with the previous year. The  decrease at the coast-was largely due  to th<; Nanainio coal-mines, strike and  the suspension of mining at Mount  Sicker. East Kootenay's increase  would have been substantially larger  had the St. Eugene not been hindered  by fne, which destroyed its shaft house.  The yield of placer gold in the northern distiicts was kept down by the lack  of water, caused by the light snowfall  of last winter. The decrease in placer  gold was more than made up by the  greater output of lode gold, netting an  advance of about $60,000 in the total.  Copper, silver and lead were all increased, while zinc last year made its  first appeaiance as a substantial contributor to the total. The increases  over 1904 were approximately :  Gold $ 60,000  Silver    330,000  Lead 950,000  Copper    860,000  Zinc    320,000  Coal decreased $570,000 and coke  $18,000. Vancouver island collieries  produced 690,200 tons of coal and the  Crow's Nest colleries 746,100 to'.s, a  total of 1,436,300 tons, of which 403,-  900 tons were converted into coke.  Winners of Carnival Prizes.  New Year's night the skating rink  was crowded with those who came to  attend the fancy dress carnival, and a  good time was had. The following is  the list of those who were awarded  prizes :  Best lady's costume, Agnes Pierce;  best gentleman's costume, Palmer  Cook; best girl's costume, Lavina  Moser; best lioy's costume, George  Heiderman; best representative of any  character, Mrs. V. G. Younghusband;  best comic costume, A. E. II. Clark;  best lady skater, Mis. V. McDougall;  best gentleman skater, Palmer Cook;  men's three mile race, George Duniap;  boys' race under 16, Walter McKel-  vey; boys' race under 12, Eddie Swanson; consolation race, David Oxley.  The judges were Angus McDonald,  I). Nicholson and Dau Matheson.  Short Course for Minlnz Men.  Prof. Milnor Roberts, dean of the  School of Mines, at the University of  the State ol Washington, Seattle, was  a visitor here Thuisday, and look a  look at the big mines, with the intention of returning later and spending a  week here. The professor states that  the short course for mining men in the  school of mines commences January  9th and lasts three months, and there  is no charge for tuition. In the  laboratory couises there is a fee in  each subject and a deposit to cover  materials used. The studies are  Geology, Mineralogy, Assaying, Chemistry, Mining and Milling, and the  mining laws of the United States, British Columbia and Alaska. The assay  and chemistry laboratories are well  equipped and a samp mill and con-  cenirating plant are beinu installed.  Latest I'rices in Metals.  Skiv Vock ���1'irpi.or, I'liictnilvtic. $18.-  7 .    in 31 i..".-. *'R "r.-i $-!i:!  iJar.Snv��r,OI%  Lead, $5.00 ut *0 00.  Thousands of Copies Are Being Mailed.  Since the' publication ol the Holiday  Number of the Pioneer last week, a  constant stream of copies has been deposited in the post office for transmission thiough the mails. On every  side the opinion expressed regarding  the number is mos^ favorable, and  shows thiil.there is a demand for just  such a number.  From the time the last form was off  the press the entiie Pioneer force has  been kept more than busy binding up  the copies lor which theie is such an  extensive demand, and H has been  difficult to keep up with the calls for  them. The calls came from every  town in the Boundary and outside of  this section. Thee.ition printed was  4,500 copies, which it is thought will  answer the demand.  Six people have been busy in the  Pioneer office on this number for several weeks, the entire printing and  mechanical work having been done in  Phoenix.  EIGHT HOURS  ALL AROUND  At Boundary's Three Smelting Works.  B.  C. and Dominion Arranged it This Week.  Earthquake Shock Felt la Phoenix.  Tuesday morning about six o'clock  residents of Phoenix were awakened  by a distinct eatthquake shock, which  lasted about 30 seconds. The oscillation was accompanied by a loud  rumbling sound, and many did not  at first know what had happened,  thinkingitmighlbe an explosion of some  kind. Pictures were shaken from walls  and in some cases crockery knocked  from shelves,' but no more serious  damage was done, as far as learned.  People lushed from their beds and  from their houses to discover what had  caused the trouble.  Supi. Smith, of the Granby mines,  had the properties examined at on^e  tu be certain tlta- no damage had bc.-n  done, and nothing serious was found,  though such shakes are not welcomed  in a mining district, as a rule.  The shock was felt in Greenwood,  Eholt, Grand Forks, Nelson, Rossland,  Kamloops, and on down south as far  as Spokane. -. As far as can be learned  it is the first shock of earthquake that  has visited-this section in many-years,  and no one is hoping for a recurrence  of it.  Qraod Ball by Miners' Union.  Next week Friday, January 12th, is  the date set by Phoenix Miners' Union  No. 8 for the grand opening ball in the  ballroom of the new hall, and guests  are expected from all parts of the  Boundary. Workmen are exceedingly  busy getting the hall in shape, and it  will be all readv for the auspicious  event. Albin's full orchestra will fui-  nish the music, which is a guarantee  of tts excellence, the new Mason &  Risch piano also being used for the  first time. The committees appointed  are as follows :  Receptton���A. S. Thurber, James  Harris, W. X. McDonald, Francis  Knott, W. M. Searle, Arthur Jacobs,  Caot. George Smith, David Nicholson,  G. W. Rumberger, O. E. Dey, C. H.  Reeves, John O. Ellis.  Floor���James Marshall,Alex Munro,  D. L. Mclntominey, D. Weir, Walter  Cook.  Cloak Room���V. Ingram and W.  Louttitt.  Door���Peter McCurrach, D. W.  McKenzie and D. B. Morkill.  All members of unions are requested to wear their badges and  buttons.  Mining Review Worth Having.  January rst the Nelson Daily News  published a twenty page edition, being  a review of the mining progress of the  province for the past year. It was  undoubtedly the best issue of the kind  ever issued by that paper, which makes  this an annual event. It contained  many illustrations, and the matter was  written up in a careful and painstaking  way, which reflected much credit on  Editor Deane and his capable staff.  Few persons outside of a newspaper  office realize what such an issue means  to those who compile it, especially in  the office of a small daily or weekly.  Weeks of unceasing toil and research  are requited before the writing itself  is done. Anyone really interested in  the mining industry of British Columbia should secure a copy of this New  Year's Number, which can be had at  ten cents each. It is a veritable mine  of information, and worth preserving.  Eight hour shifts now prevail in all  three of the Boundary smelters, an  agreement having been arrived at  Thursday about midnight between the  employees and the management of the  British Columbia Copper Co.'s smelter  at Greenwood and and that of the Dominion Copper Co.'s smelter at Boundary Falls. The eight hour system,  instead of the twelve hour, was adopted at the Granby smelter in December  last.  During the pendency of the negotiations no smelting was dune this  week at either of the Boundary creek  smelters, and most of the men were  laid off at the mines of the companies affected, until matters were adjusted.  Last Sunday a notice was posted in  each of the smelters announcing the  new scale for eight hour shifts. The  men asked for the old schedule of  twelve hours pay for the eight hour  shut Then a number of meetings  were held between the company officials and committees of the men,  which resulted Thursday in an agreement being reached satisfactory to all.  The new scale is practically the same  as that in force at the Granby smelter,  as far as the work is the same.  Details nf the Scale.  Coke and charge wheelers will receive $2.70 for eight hours, against $3  for 12 hours, as formerly. Tappers  and pot dumpers will receive $3 per  eight hours, and an adjustment was  also arrived "at regarding the samplers  and converter mem  Throughout the negotiations the  utmost good will prevailed between  employers and employees, and not a  little credit is said to be due to Geo.  R. Naden, mayor of Greenwood, for  his good offices in the matter. Several  committees were appointed on behalf  of the men, and for the companies,  Frederic Keffer, consulting engineer of  the British Columbia Copper Co.,  acted in place of J. E. -McAllister,  manager, who is confined to his bed.  For the Dominion Copper Co., Resident Manager T. R. Drummond and  W. C. Thomas, the smelter superintendent, acted.  By tonight it is expected that both  smelters will be in full operation once  more, on the eight hour basis, the  British Columbia Copper Co. with two  furnaces and the Dominion Copper  Co. with one furnace, the second to  be blown in in a few days. About  150 men are employed now at the two  smelters, and as many more were idle  at the mines of the two companies  while the negotiations were pending.  The result is a source of the greatest  satisfaction to the people of the district, as well as to the companies and  men themselves. This matter, which  has been hanging fire for months, is  now settled to the satisfaction of all.  Ore Shipments for 1906  This week the ore shipment returns  are only made for the year 1906���a  few days, and not a full week. They  are also smaller than usual because of  the stoppage of operations at the British Columbia Copper Co. and Dominion Copper Co. mines and smelters  while the new eight hour schedule at  the two smelters was being arranged.  Following are the shipments reported  to the Phoenix Pioneer since January  1st : Tons  Granby mines    5,114  Emma       191  Providence         30  Elkhorn  15  Prince Henry  15  Total, 1906    5,365  g     The Holiday Nambe*  OF   THK  PHOENIX   PIONEER  72   PAGES���100   ENGRAVINGS���5  MAPS.  Just the Thing to Send to your Friends.  2^ Cknts i'k.r Copy.  'mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm .";���!���;.'; <���������.'  THE PHOENIX PIOKEITB.  ������'���01  <$$  ���������i&  si  SKI  ���(!���'  "i'-i  Some people say tea is bad for  the   nerves,  possibly   some   teas  are, but  never harmed the most delicate.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  PJONNK  IKHUICIt ON HArUKDAV.S M\    I'II f.  MJULISIIINd'CO.  AT I'HOUNIX. II. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. NlANnatn.  relephonf.��  1 HuaiiiMii office No. 14.  I Manager's resilience. N'o.  unnscuirTioNS in advance.  Per Year   Six Months ...  ....fa.oo  .... 1.35  If you are not a Hubsciiber to thin paper, this  lo an Invitation lo vou to become one.  Advertising rate�� furnished on application.  Legal notices to and s cents per line.  Four weekly insertion* constitute one month's  ��i��ert <tnK  issues aie calculated tu iiti t''e inn.iiiy  in which they me published notul, and  it is conceded that they accomplish the  result to it large extent. II so, on the  grounds of public policy they should  be given the lullcst privileges of the  mails, and not be placed tinder a sort  of ban, as they rue now. If this is the  way a surplus is made in the pnstolTii.e  depnriinent, the sooner ii is changed  the better. We need fieei circulation  of good reading matter, not less of it.  <UNION|#T-;)' A ECU.  ,<;<��SiS52>7"  1906   ���     JAN.  1906  Sun.  Mon. Tues. Wed.   Thu.  Fr..    Sat.  12       3       4  5     6  78       9     10     li  12 .. *3  14     15     16     17     18  19    20  21     22     23' ' 24 '   25  26    27  28     29    30     31  A  Question  of Sixteen  to One.  Opposition  Likes to  Bark.  Every once in a while the ii'n.'i  Liberal papers in this province b'cak  out in a sort of frenzy against Premiei  McBride, who has. made such a success of "the first Conservative government that British Columbia eve had."  Metaphorically speaking, they both  and foam and make futile endeavors  to discount the excellent work done by  the McBride government in placing  the province on a belter financial fooling, They assert that the improved  conditions aie 1:01 due to Mr. Mc  Bride's policy, but 'o the general improvement in all industries, inespective  of the government.  These same critics slviii to I irge:  that the same thing would apply to the  Liberal rule of Premier Laurier at Ottawa, and that the Dominion has never  been so prosperous as under his control  of affairs And yet, with the prosperity  pervading the Dominion from end to  end, there is scarcely p Grit but that  will allege that it is all, or nearly all,  due to the beneficent policy of Sir  Wilfrid. To be honest, thev must admit that what is sauce for the goose is  sauce for the gander, and that Premier  McBride has done more than any pio-  vincial government has for many years  before him.  When Mr. "McBiide returned recently from a trip to Ottawa, the Liberal  writers proceeded to nuike all manner  of fun regarding the objects of his nip.  Some at Vancouver and elsewhere even  went so far as to stale lhat he had  made a bargain to hand the province  over to the C.P.R.at the next session,  as far as railway subsidies are concerned, forgetting entirely, or conveni  ently overlooking the experiences of  the last session, when the subsidy hunters went away sorrowfully and empty-  handed.  While the opposition poiiu'cijns mnv  baik and snap at the heels of Mr. McBiide, and tell about his "glad "hand,''  etc., they know in their hearts that he  is stionger today than ever bel'oie, it  being the direct result of his business  like administration. Even a hidebound Giif, who must needs howl  about something that the Conservatives  aie doing, in order to show his party  loyal:,, must acknowledge this much,  if he is honest.  \ STRICTLY BUSINESS  The postoffice department of Canada  has put its ban on enlarged or special  issues of newspapers published in this  broad Dominion, by raising the rate of  postage on such publications from one-  half cent per pound, the established  newspaper rate, to sight cents per  pound. That is to say, as an encouragement (?) to publishers to issue such  numbers for the benefit of lhe country,  the postoffice department is ehaiging  them SIXTEEN TIMES AS MUCH  AS FORMERLY. The order was  dated July 12th, 1905, and all publishers were notified. Application for  an explanation resulted in no satisfaction being given. The postmaster-  general, or his deputy, Dr. Coultei,  simply decided to place this heavy tax  on such numbers, and that is all there  is to it. As far as we know there is  no appeal whatever, except at the bar  of public opinion.  No' only is   this   a fact, but, where  one can puichase the bulkiest magazine  at any newsstand and mail it at 4 cents  per pound, a Holiday Number in  Canada must now pay double those  rates.  Again, any kind of an old paper, so  called, can be mailed all over Canada  from the United States for 4 cents pc  pound, but a   publisher   here   who   is  trying his best to build up the country,  and so also help himself, is taxed twice  as much on an enlarged edition, if   he  undertakes such a thing.  Under   date   of    December     17th,  1905, the department issued a supplementary   order   by   which   the   above!     Advertisers   may be honest and   yet  order was not only made applicable to   fail;  but they cannot be dishonest and  publishers but lo the general public as   succeed.  well.      Dr. Coulter did not propose to  leave any lo ipholes in his order.     He  also slated   that   such   numbers   were  not regarded   as periodicals at all, but  merely as piinted matter.  Just why such a drastic oidei should  be issued   is not exp'ained.      I hey  do  not have to explain at ..II, and they do  not.      But it is presumed it is because'i"it die ads.  I  the mails aie burdened at   times   with j    ihese   enlarged   issues   of    Canadian'     The  people who   don't   read   store  pai.ei.;, though no objection is made to ads., and thus continually miss buying  American   nape.s   which   burden   our  opportunities are the same people who  . fail to read   time-tables and   thus miss  mails ten lo one of our own papers.        trajns     In Qne case [hey .,know wh(jre  Even if this is the cause, we  fail  to  the store is "   In the other they "know-  see the  reasonableness of it.     Such  where the depot is."  j    THE OBSERVATORY    j  f TlllNCIS   TAI.KHI)  flK   AT J  i IIOMK AMI KI.KKWIIKHI! I  One week from Monday next is the  date set for nominations for mayor and  six councilmen for the ensuing year.  As yet there has scarcely been a ripple  on the surface to indicate anything  going on in the political pot, vastly  different from last year, it may be  noted. And yet the number who  tqok occasion to qualify as electors in  the last few days for registration, by  voluntarily seeking thu city clerk and  handing over two big cartwhee's, shows  that there is a decided interest in the  mutter. In case of a contest, probably  the lull vote will be brought out. At  present it is not easy to predict as to  whether there will be a contest.  ���10  The inlluetiee ol the I'ioneer is not  confined to I'hoenix, to the lioundary,  to British Columbia, nor even to Canada. Not long since we received a  letter of cheer from an appreciative  subscriber in Dawson, in the Yukon  More recently the mother of a yoinu  fellow lormerly emplo,ed here, wrote  from Lancashire, Enghntl, anxious to  learn of the boy's wlureab.'.'its. By  enqttirinn the information wasobiained,  and by this time tbe anxious mother  in the Old country has donhtless heard  from herson. A new-papet can sometimes be of use in "ways least expected,  and the utmost satisfaction may be  obtained by the publisher in cases  where no monetary consideration whatever is involved. ���  #������  A boy who swims may say he's  swum, but milk is skimmed and seldom  skum ; and nails you tiiin, 1 hey me  not trum When words you speak,  those words aie spoken ; bin a nose is  tweaked and can't be iwoken, and what  yon srek i.s never soken. If we forget,  then we've forgotten ; but things we  wei aie neyei wotlen and Ik.usis let  cm not be lotten. The goods one  s-lls aie always sold; but Ictus dispelled are not dispold, and what you  ^in 1 It is never smold. When young a  top you i-f'.-.n spun; but did you see a  giin e'er grun or a potato neatly s;- tin?  An exchange wisely says: Learn this  one thing; lea n it eaily in life and  learn it well, that a man who does not  believe as you do is not always a fool.  The fact that you hold views not in  accord with your neighbor is not proof  positive that you are light and that he  is wrong, nor is it any evidence  that your neighbor is insincere. If  this were not true, then all sufart men  would belong to 01 e parly and one  church. And if all belonged to one  paity and one church they would break  up both patty and chinch.  ���it  '���Did you ever h ippeu across Max  U'Ktll's definition of itu.k?'" It may  seive as an answer to some of those  ���who refer to freaks of fortune :  '���l.nck means rising at 6 o'clock in  the morning, living on a dollar a day  if you earn two, minding your own  business and not meddling with other  people's. Luck means appointments  you have never failed to keep, trains  j ou have never failed to catch. Luck  means 11 listing in God and your own  lesources."  Max O'Rell never said a wiser  thing, ami no better definition of  " hi. k " c:m be give''. It should he  piinted in capitals and hung up in  every office, counting 100m, workshop  ni.d family living room.  capital, and will therefore be on deck  at the opening of lhe legislative session  to in.ike things as interesting as usual.  Some had an idea that the province  had seen lhe last of the pugnacious  John, but it seems that he proposes to  be seen and heard once more. Perhaps he has made his "pile" in Nevada, and now intends to show bis  friends a thing or two.  An "Ad." Tlint Paid.  A Texas girl advertised for a husband  and got him. The total expense for  advertising, wedding outfit, etc., was  $11. Within a year he died, leaving  her im insurance policy for $10,000.  And yet xiiue people say it does not  pay to advertise.  Corporation   of    the   City   of  Phoenix.  ovm?*'-*-****'**'*'**  'f^^*****'^!*'*******  I P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HKAIJ omCK KOK IIOUNDAKY CKKKK.  tlKADQUAKTKKS, NKI.SON, H. C  ORKKNWOOl,, B. C.  We* anil Detail Heat Merchants, f  mi iv-icir.-Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Son; N^;ver  Ymir'salmo, Ro sland  Trail; Cas :ade,  ��   In I Forks, Greenwood, Midway, B"'7cV^ON  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  Ml  orders receive prompt attention.  ii��7��:ftft��7W7W*i*��7��*^^��>WO��*'  .MW*W*��M������W��Wi-  D. J. MATHESON,  IN.-.UKANCK AIJ.VN I,  HKK,  I.I KK, AC:C lil.N:.  . iiiiiinlio-litm'r <"���' 111 k I lie  AHlilnt lis.  I'I < IMS.  I  TUCK    COLLINS,  SIIAVINO PARLORS  ANi> HA I'll ROOM.  .lotcl Huliiioriil 1,  Cor. l'lr��t& K110I1 Kill Ave     I IIOkNIX, I'.. (J  P&hst  BEER  Municipal Elections 1906  I other kinds of   beer   those   who  ick   lo   the   Old    Reliable  Voters' Lists.  The follmviuK persons arc cutUU-d lu have  their name* placctl on tin.- Vulei-s' l.i*ls lor the  Miliik'lpa! Jjlvcliu.iN for the year iy.fi. fur Major,  AMii'iiuiM ami School Trustees of the City of  I-hoculx;  Anv mnlcor rrinnle IwiiiKii Urit'sli sMilijrct of  ihe lull iie,e iillweitty-one years who  i. Is the owner of real estate ol the as e-i.scil  value of H"t Irss than one huntlre'.i ilollnrs or  2 Is the lepi t-st-nUitive. beitin a resident Miit-  is!i subject duly authori/.e(t by the directors of an  iueorpiiratr-i! company which Is ill.- ��.sbessed  ou'iitT ol buds, n- ul improvements ol 'amis  Miinte within the iiiiiaicipa'.ity, or  t N In? h-vdcT of a trades license, lilt- annua!  f t- ul whicii i. not less than   five dollars  or  .j. Is a lions'/huMcr, who has paid directly to  Oie t H.-icijiality rates, taxes or tees, (tthf. b are  not chargeable ou land) of not less than two  dollars ou or Ik f. le the 31st day of Oeetinber iu  Uie year in medial ly prior to lhe day 1 I iioinimi-  t'Oll.  Provided, however, that in the case o' tbe  holder of a trades license or in lhe case of a  householder, be or she shall, tlurliiK the mouth  of O.c-inb r in e ch year, make and cause to be  .lehvere.l to the ��� ity llerk, a statutory ileclara-  |."ii net out in ri-ci ou $ of the- Municipal Klcc-  tioisAc   Ainei'dm .-nt Act, 1005.  Korins ofthe ?.ni��l 1 eclaration may be obtained  ni Hie office'><��� th.-  CitvClerk  at tlie city office?,  hoeuix. II  C.  D. J. MATHKSON,  City Clerk.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby viveii that.. 30 days  after dale, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Coniniiss'oner of l.sunl iiu.-l Works  ior :t K|��i'i,:nl license lo cut and cany  away timber Omn the follow-in;; '(escribed  land.-, on lhe West Fork of the North  Fork of lhe Kettle river, about fid miles  from liriind Forksi���marked " A. C.  Frasfir, S.R. Corner Tost," runniii"; 80  clmiiiH vo--| ; 11 iu ncc 80 chains north;  Iheiie.-Ktl chains eusr., sind 80 chains to  place of commencement; con tain ing 04J  acres.  D,iteil .luiv I7tb, 1905.  'A. C. FRAS.KR,  H. A. ALLES, Agent.  After trynif.  want tbe best come b,  --PARS!'.  Made in lhe Largest Hrevery in lhe world,  its sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and  Al.WAN'S  I'URF.  KingCdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. ii'iiti A. iM.  K eKiilur.communication S p. m, s,,  oiul Thursday of each month.  KmerKeiil Mt'etliiK* ascnlled:Mn.oii,,  Hall, Mclliile block.  I). II.MOKKir.L,        K.  Secretary.  H. IIOl'CIIKI', M,|i.,  vt ..%  Jas. McC*eath,  Boundary Agent       -       -        '      Greenwood, B. C.  COPPER  The new edition of the COI'FKR HANDBOOK lists .iml .loser.hes .Ult cop-  per mines and copper minim: companies, in all pails of lhe. world covering the  Klobe, these descriptions nmtdiijr from two'lines to 12 pups in length, accord I lie I o  importance of tho mines. The descriptions are not padded, but give facts tn the  most condensed and uet-at-ahle form. ,      ... . i-  There aie also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the Historv, Us. s,  Terminolo.'V, (Ifoarapliv, Geoloirv, Chemistry, .\lii:eralo(i.v, Metallnrcy, rliiances  and Statistics of i ���opper.'reiidtf.ns; lhe volume a veritahle eneyclopedia m l.he;iili-  ject of Copper and everylhiiifi pertaining to the metal.  It Is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  Fverv Miner, Prospector, Investor, Banker, and Broker need* lh- lc>.-k.   1'iice  is *5,in Buckram binding with {.'ill top, or $7.50 in full   library   moi rocc,  and the  hook   in either bimliinr, will hesenl, I'ullv prepaid, on approval, lunnv addre.-H  in  the world, v> he paid for if round satisfactory, or may returned within a weekoi re  ceiptan.l thechart/e  cancelled.    Address the Author and I'uhlislfer,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block. Houghton   Mich., U. S. A.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tbut, 30 days  after date. I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief C'linni.-r-ione.r of I/iud and Works  for a i pecial lictsmc. to cut and carry  away linihi"- from the followinj-'deseiihed  lauds, on West. Fork of I he North Fork of  ihe Kettle river, one mile sotilh of A. C.  Fraser's ������hijm :���Cinnmencing at a post  planted on southeast corner, running SO  (bains we.st : thence 80 chains south;  thence 80 chains east, and 80 ehains to  place of commencement; containing; 640  acres.  Located the 17th day of Julv, 1905.  It. K. GILl'IN',  H. A. AT.L15S. Agent.  THE COMFORTABLC WAY.  S. F. & N. RY.  Daily  Leave  (t:i5 a.m.  S:i5  a.m  P"  They that stand waiiine, lor lui tunes  will never we.tr out their shoes.  The world is full of wealth and pos*  sibilnies. the hustler.] are alter both.  Auvenising has made many fortunes,  but it has made many more competences.  The honest man with a good proposition is justified in being an optimist  in ienard io advertising.  Not knowing where to buy to best  advantage is mie of the vaiieties ol  igiiuian e idi which mere is a heavy  ta.\.     Ytiiiiaii e:tape this tax by lentJ-  Tht: department store habit is a  difficult one to break if it once gets a  strong bold on a per.-on. This N illustrated by lhe large amount of business  that such stores do all through the  we.st. For instance, we have, heard of  a man in I'hoenix who sent to Mon!-  gomery, Waid tV Co., of Chicago, for a  number of things, and had to pay duty  and transportation charges on them.  Perhaps he saved a few cents, but that  is 2 question. We have also known  of people who sent to Toronto for  shoes���of all things���and when they  did not (it, went to local stores in Phoenix to exchange them. Strange to say,  the local dealers were considerate  enough to make the change, too,  though they did not want the cheap  stuff from the east. It would seem  that the man who w..uld have the gall  to ask a local dealer to lo take such  goods and give good merchandise for  them, would be able to get along anywhere. Yes, the department store  habit is not easy to break off, any  more than the whiskey habit is. And  we run across some queer things in  connection therewith, occasionally.  i �����  Word comes from Victoria that  John Houston, of Tonapah, Nevada,  who recently resigned as mayor of  Nelson, has engaged his old rooms at  the fashionable   Driard  hotel  at  the  8:15 a.m.  PHOENIX  Spokane. Seattle,  Kverett, Rellingham  Vancouver Victoria,  and all Coast  pO'lltS   Spokane, Kernir,  Winnipeg! St, Paul,  Minneapolis   Grai.d Korks, Republic, Curlew, Marcus and Kerry (Mid-  waj) ,  8:15  a.m  I Noilhport, Nossland  ! Ntlson   8:15 a.m,  Kx.   Hun  Kaslo, caitdoit.  Daily  Arrive  6:05 p m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  Kx. 81m.  Cou-eciiiig at Spokane with the famous  ' * ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  2-���DAILY   OVERLAND   7Rj)|NS~2  From Spokane for Winnipeg, St. Paul,  Minneapolis, St. Louis Chicago and nil  points rast. v  Kor complete information,   rates,   berth  reservations, etc., call on or ��ddress,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agent.  Phoenix.  S Ci. VKKKErf, A. G.P.A.,  Seattle.  rVgS?*61  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.4  PHOENIX,  B. C.  Sign Writing on short notice.        :        Estimates promptly furnished  "Buck Brand"  Overalls  arc  Union Made!  They arc manufactured  by experts, under the blue  label, and none but superior  materials enter into their  composition. They are not.  only double-stitched but as  well finished inside as out.  They are graceful looking  too, as overalls go, and very  easy fitting.    :    :    .    :    :  Insist on your dealer giving  you the "BUCK BRAND."  . . . M1111 u fart ured  by . .  Wm. J. Masier& Sons,  Ltd.  AUNUPACTUNEKS  VANOCUVER. B. C.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOK I.ODCi; Ml..,  Meet* every Muiiduy livculne   nt   llnnly   ll���i:  VIkIiIiik  lirellieru curd in liy invited.  Thou. JoIimhom, N  '���.  liKO. K. Mkaii. Hec.Hec'y.  A.S.WilliimiHoii. Per. |.'in. .H<-cy  umem  pacific  OREGON  ShohtLine  and Union Pacific  ONLV  LINK   EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and   Denver.  Two Trains  Daily.  Stt'iLinchip ticket*) lo Kuropeuinl utlit?.  foreign countries.  Leaves  Dully  ���  Spokane Time Schedule.  KTeclIvc Nov.- 2* 190J  A ri:v.-  7.7&11.111. J'AST MAIL��� Yu ami from  Coetir (t'Altiici'iNtrti:t, Varm-  iii^toti Outfield < til tux Pullman, *M*inc(j\v, ���I*umeroy,  Wailslmit, Onytoit. \V �� I I a  Watty, CeiKt etou, linker City  urn! nil points Hast  800  V.30 p. tn. KXPKHSS��� hoi I'mniiiiiftun  GHrfiekl, Colfiix, IMilltutiii  5Joscovv,I,ewislon , I'or t land  San HrwiK'isco, Hiik ei City  mid alt point* HAST.  HXI'RHSS���Hroin at! point*  Hast, Itakrr City, Sim I'ran-  cisco, I'oi tlninlj Cttlfnx, fior-  fieWt nnd Harminjiton tt.4i>��.u:  ���Hxccpt Sumlny.  SHORT LINK TO OA !A KOUM A .  San Ki-HnciHm-IVrlluiiil H'Mltt*.  Steamers sail from Aitiswortn doci,   Poitluud  at 8 p. tn. ami from Spear Street \vltat(, Smit-'run  clKOt at 10 a. 111. every five cluys.  For  further  itifot niatiuii   as  to rntc.*, Ittur  trains, eqiiipnicnt, etc., address  GKO. J.  MOIU.HH.C.ciierat Ai:rnt,  Uirrrflictr  Ave., Spokane, U :.-t.  Daily  Tourist  Sleeper  Service  KlTectiv,  WEST froai  "  Jantiury   isl.  (1.,  l-"ri.  KeVi-lsttiUe  Tc Seat lie,   Vancouver.  EAST from   I )nn:iKjrc   Itmei.  To Toronto, Sun., Tut-., \V  Montreal,   Mon., Tluir.  Boston, S.tty.  St. Paul,   Daily,  StoiMftriF Sleeper  \:aiKouvi;r Train  Slocan   Rotitt-  Can be occupied y p m.  Phoenix Shoe  Shop.  All  Work  Guarantees.  Imported G.iods.  FINE BOOTS ANO SHOES  MADE   TO   ORDER.  PRACTICAL     Ml N KK:>'   A   til)  l'.v>-  PECTORS' SHOES    A    SI'KCIAI.IV.  Shoti   on    iJoinihiuii   Avfiinc,  Average I'rices ol Cupper.  ��� Nn��- Y..ik ���  Klcctiuljtic I...  l'.l.'-J      l'.IU'i HUM  umiu 15 05   tv:.r>.Vi  Month.  Jaiimiry  Kebruary  -Mitit-li...  April. ...  May ....  June  .12.00.1 I5.0UI I- 1M5  .12.2!)S 15 L'li-i 12 250  12 1-22 14 (118 l.f 120  12.758 14 027 13 000  .12.209 14.073 12.Si)il  July 12 27!) 14,888 12 500  August 12.IW2 16.70    12 408  .<et>U-iiiber..l2.4!H  15 fl-io  12.020  October 12(104   Li..3t;     13 117  November . .14.283 10.080 14.455  December ..14.000 ....    14,850  i:��:.  15 12-  i5 I"-;  15 I-I-".  I   ('���'"  14 S-.i.  14. M'-'  l.-i.d '.  15.7;:  15 '.17-:  10.4 1  10 >5  Put   rates, folders and tickets, apply [    Year 12.820      I2()'.'0  to local agents or lo  A. W. Hai.ev, !���:. |. ( ovi.k,  At?ent, 'A.tl.l'.Agt.,  I'hoenix, B.C.  |.    ^.   C.\l< I K.k  N'elsnn. H.c.  WAN TED.���.ME/I   AM)   WOMEN   WiTH  common-school  cducutiou. tliat arc  tint! <���>  working for small wasres. to qualify &:; k:iI:hii- :  \' iii.-f-i.v.-r   t> ('     I"1 writers  or show-card  writers  tlnouch  <������'  ,u'uva' lJ,v-    Instructton by mm'!.    Prices low: term-t-nsv: ir'  I.,   i,      , , books to buy.    Send for circular, st.-iimt; wl,.-ic  "���   '  ���   �������� you saw this od nnd which posltio i vmtwin!  INTERNATIONAL     COKBESPONDIINCi:    l.-tllOOI.i.  Scranton, Pa.  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion  of Canada.  ^  e^  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  only iu its infancy.  The greatest mines of tlie Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles discant, but in front of, behind aud beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best,; latest and most reliable news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary  MaKe all orders  The  Pioneer   is  wortji -#ro   per  year���but   it costs  only  $2,   if the  coin comes with the order  payable to the  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  ���* ���* Phoenix, British Columbia  W. B. WILLCOX, Manager TBE PHOENIX MOBIEER.  f  C  <  >1  i  -.3  : i --t  :-J  ir  -4  '������   t  m  .Jrrt  ,  Capital #3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Pony-Seven Offices iu Canada  MCMILLAN AGAIN  HEAD OF LEROI  The Old Board of   Directors  Resign.  Expected That Northport Smelter Will Reopen.  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  1' .miiihIi Suit Luke City, lili-uwood Sprint;*), l.��Mdvilht, Pueblo,  ('iiloruilu SprinifB inn! Denver.  jp Ride Through iNdiurc's Art Gallery  I'l-.-iiU 'u.-'lli' Half, Ciiiion of Tin! Uriiml, TeniiiTrisiM- Pass,  Mtiifiiiil I'a.-iH mill tin- Kuviil Gorge.  A  ;% pqsT Trains Daily Bet, Og en and Denver ^  Equipment andervice   Second to None  m;i.;k no kuktiif.r, kok. bkitkr cant he FOUND.  I'i.1  |)i-iiiilcil Information. ii��liIrt'Hf  vV    <:. \|. it :li)K. C.-n-i-.il A .'Hiii..   124 Thirl Sir,-,:-.   1MR I'l.A N I). OKK< ION  f Gait Coal       I Hay, Grain,   \  (O   ���  ii   ���        *������  -0 delivered to any-part of    !j ' O.vrs, Wheat, I<ked,ktc.  (' the city. !| Large stock.  (#       & Good Dry Wood. ^e  %     PALACE LIVERY STABLES  C��     __����� ���-������   (��� MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  Knob Hill Ave.,        "VmKC* Phoenix, B. C.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .   .Thru   huy the.  .  OLIVER  T YTE WRITER  Made in  Canada..  Anthony J. McMillan is a^ain managing director of the LeRoi Mining  Company of Rossland. Cable advices  from London announce the resignation  oftlie old board of directors, which  hud expelled Mr. McMillan from his  position, but was repudiated at the  recent meeting of the LeRoi stockholders in London.  While Mr. McMillan won out in the  recent meeting, yet the opposition to  him upon the directorate announced  its purpose of making an appeal to the  stockholders by calling for a formal  vote by ballot. The vole was to be  taken two weeks after the stockholders'  meeting, and i.s about due. While  particular; have not been received, it  is presumed lhat the result, ofthe poll,  if taken, was so overwhelmingly in  lavnr of Mr. McMillan that the old  board decided lo resign in his luvor.  Mr. McMillan made his fight on the  gro :nd that the company should continue the opeiation of its smelter at  Northport, and should not make an  amalgamation with the War Eagle,  the Centre Star and the St. Eugene  mines, and the Trail smelter. This  consolidation was fervently supported  liy his fellow directors, and when he  refused to join with them in the  scheme, they removed him from the  board.  Since then John A. Mackenzie has  been conducting the affairs of the  mine'. Under his orders the North-  port smelter has been closed. It is  expected that Mr. McMillan will endeavor to start it again and will throw  the ore there instead of sending it to  Tr.iil under a three year contract  made with that smeltei by the anti-  McMillan management. The Trail  people, however, will doubtless en  deavor to enforce the terms ofthe con  tract.  Route of V., V. & E.  A New Westminster dispatch'states  that President Hendry, of the Vancou  ver, Victoria & Eastern railway, has  announced lhat the new road will  cross the Hope mountains near Hope,  B.C., lollowing the FYaser liver down  to .Sumas, wheie an important railway  iciitci will be established, then along  the line of the old Vale road. The  n<.w line will go to Cloverdale and  connect with the Great Northern railway. It has long been the hope of the  People of Vancouver that the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern would cross  the l'raser neat Hope and connect  ��i h ltic Vancouv-r, New Westminster  & Yukon at the noith end of the  Squamish, but the present announcement downs all such hopes. The  country around Harrison lake is  lough, which has evidently proved the  objectionable feature.  A Standard Visible Writer.  rtlm-li iovit- IVif.-cl   Work in l' e Miorle.-t  i inn* u nli tin- uiviiif-i r;tut'   -f   |��.-im inn.  Write fur Catalog'.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents,  Phoen.x,  B.  C.  Phoenix- CfciCW*   I    itl** i  Greenwood  OLcl^C   LrlliC J  Leave I'lioe'nix  <).}() a. in.  - Standard Time  Leave Greenwood      ^.30 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  .���^������������������������^ ���  'i&  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  FvPrvHlincr Mpw <^1!Kiagks   and   otiikr   rigs  kVU jlUIIIg lXeVV horsks and saddlhs. skvkrai.  'C13=���*a*cal=a^^ WOOD     I  Delivered to any part of the city. )  I'.nlire Outfit New and Up-to-date.     A share of the public t  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37. j  )OMINION   AVE.,  COR.   HANNKR ST., PHOKNIX,  H. C.     j  rninBrainHRM  Ill-Je Your Little Hemmer.  When talking to strangers or visitors  11 is well lot a knocker to keep his  hammer out of sight and speak well of  .ill, no matter how small he may know  himself lo be. The man of average  intelligence knows that a knocker despises himself because he is despised  by others, and betrays it in his looks.  No man ever got rich by knocking  ot'ner people. Success can't come that  way. He will die unregretted and be  buried in a shroud of mortgages.  Whatever fault you ha\e to find with  \011r fellow townsman do it to his lace  iike a mm, but don't roar like a coward behind his back.��� Alberta Bulletin.  A Toast.  At an editorial convention in Kansas one of the country editors offered  the following toast :  "To save a newspaper man from  starvation, take his paper and pay him  lor it promptly. To save him from  bankruptcy advertise in his paper liberally. To save him from despair, send  him every item of news you can get  hold of. To save him from piofanity  write your correspondence plainly on  one side of the sheet and send it in as  early as possible. Dead people are  the only ones who never make mistakes. Newpaper readers would do  well to remember that there are no  perfect people���editors or readers.  "Swiped."  A crank came running into our office the other day, says a truthful ex-  channe, and said a man had swallowed  .1 two foot rule and was dying by  inches. I started out to learn the  particulars and met the doctor. The  physician said that was nothing, lhat  lie had a patient once who swallowed  a thermometer and died by degrees. A  couple of by standers chipped in, one  saying it reminded him of a fellow in  Texas who swallowed a revolver and  went off easy. The other said he had  a fiiend in Manitoba who drank a  quart of applejack and died in good  spirits.  MOST CREDITABLE  HOLIDAY ISSUES  Publishe.rs   of   Interior   Set a  Good Pace.  The publisheis of the intctioi thai  have issued special Holiday Numbers  this year have, as a rule, cxceid'-d all  previous efforts in this line���iiining  out the best numbers yet pubh-hed.  Without exception they are calculated  to du the comitiy generally a lot nf  good, and direct lavorable'attention 10  the localities specially repiesen'ei1. It  is unfortunate that at this juncitue the  postoffice depaitment should step in  and lay an embargo on such iwics,  charging sixteen times as much for  mailing them as for ordinary 1 uniiier^  of the different papers. No �������� nder  the publishers do not like it. Tiny  should put forth a concerted iff.Ht 10  have the ruling rescinded.  Cranbrook Herald Annual.  Residents in Cranbrook, from previous experience with Editor Simpson,  of liie Herald, were led to expect something pietly fine in the annua! whir h  he announced U.r this year, and they  could not have been disappointed  when it was laid before them. With  its cover in two colors, depicting the  industries of East Kootenay, us excellent half tones and full descriptive  mallei���the whole well gotten up and  well piinted���Mr. Simpson and the  holiness men of Cranbrook should  have no reason lo feel anythi-'g but  pioud of the- publication. It will go a  long distance, in the publicity line, inwards making that district much I'eiU't  known in the outside world, and tho^e  who read it cannot bu! have a favorable impression of Cranbiook and Easi  Kootenay in geneial. "Old Man"  Simpson is holding up his par e, all  right.  Fernie Free Press Souvenir.  The Fernie Free Press publisheis  have outstripped all rivals this year in  the de luxe edition of a souvenir which  they issued a few days ago. In ficl.  ii is so well done that many have an  idea that the work was performed in  some large eastern printing establishment, which is doubtless erroneous.  With several two-color plates, with  scores and scores of excellently printed  half-tone engravings, showing people,  buildings, residences and scenes in the  Coal City of East Kootenay, with  suitable descriplive matter to accompany the rest, the Free Press has done  a good piece of work, and one that few  newspapers in or out of the large cities  would care to undertake. They have  done the job well, and we hope the  heavy expense will all come back to  them, though it is doubtful.  "Mother Earth's Treasure Vaults."  Last summer Percy F. Godenrath  was thiough the lioundary, preparing  matter for a publication to be called  "Mother Earth's Treasure Vaults," to  refer to the lioundary, Okanagan and  Similkameen distiicts. The publication is now out and reflects credit not  only 011 that well-known newspaper  man, but on the publishers and printers, the Victoria Colonist. It has a  profusion of half-tones, beautifully  piinted, and the subject matter is  written in a breezy and interesting  manner that shows the familiarity ot  the author with his subjects. It is  well worth reading by anyone with the  slightest interest in the sections referred to.  Kootenay Mall.  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co.  of Revelstoke sent out a Christinas  number, greatly enlarged oxer tlie  usual issues, lhat was fnll of scenes in  and around Revelstoke and vicinity.  It should prove a good advertisement  of that country, and one that will be  noticed wherever it sjoes.  Mr. Otto A.Flolssner, American Epicurean, late Chef to Col.W. J.Coady,  (oulfaloBill), now chef at the Kalnier Grand Hotel, Seattle, Wash., writes;  " I suffered with kidney and 61adder trouble until life did not uem  worth living. I had tried many medicines, but did not get any relief until I took Peruna. It was really wonderful how much better I  was after I had used this medicine only a week. I did not expect that it  would help me permanently, but as long as it was doing me good I con-  1 tinued to use it. At the end of six months I found to my relief that it  > had rid my system of all poisons, and that I war. cured to stay cured. You  ' certainly have a splendid medicine and I gladly endorse it"���Otto A-  I Fleissner.  Catarrh   of the   Kidneys  a  Common j Pe-ru-na Removes the Cause of tlie  Disease���Kidney Trouble Often  Falls to  Be  Regarded as  Catarrh by Physicians.  Catarrh of the kidneys is very common indeed. It is a pity that this fact  is not better known to the physicians as  ���well as to the people.  People have kidney disease. They  take some diuretic, hoping to get better.  They never once think of catarrh. Kidney disease and catarrh are seldom associated in the" minds of the people, and,  alas, they are not very often associated  in the minds of the  PE-RU-NA CURRS  CATARRH Of"  THE KIDNEYS.  physicians. Too  few physicians  recognize catarrh  of the kidneys. They doctor for something else. They try this remedy and  that remedy. The m,utile may bo catarrh all the time. A few bottles of Peruna wooJd vaze them.  Kidney Trouble.  Peruna strikes at the very centre of  the difficulty by eradicating the catarrh  from the kidneys. Catarrh is the c*os��  of kidney difficulty. .Remove tne cause  and you remove the effect. With unerring accuracy Peruna goes right to  tho spot. Tho kidneys are soon doing  their work with perfect regularity.  Thousands of Testimonials.  Tiiousands of testimonials from people  who have had kidney disease which had  gone beyond the control of the physician are received by Dr. Hartman every  year, giving Peruna the whole praise  for marvelous cures.  Address Dr. Hartman, President of  The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbua,  Ohio.  All correspondence held strictly coa>  fidential.  Post Wisdom.  Altruism���Mowing your neighbor's  lawn.  Reform���A brief vacation for piac-  tical politicians.  The Simple Life���A strenuous effort  to live unnaturally.  Candor���What one woman thinks  about another woman's gown.  Tact���What she says about it.  Civil Service���What you tip tlie  waiter for and don't get.  1 .tick���An explanation of the other  fellow's success.  Life Insurance���Providing for the  widows and orphans.  The Water Wagon���A vehicle from  which a man occasionally dismounts  to boast of the fine ride he's having.  The Seven Ages.  A little laugh,  A little fun;  A blossom bordered  Way to run.  A getting tall,  And serious, too;  And then the school  To labor through.  Then blossom bordered  Ways of love���  Just two on earth  And stars above.  Then to the Altar,  Then away  To homely cares  Ot every day.  Then joys untold,  The1, new delight !  A baby crying  In the night.  Then something more  Than parent's glee���  A gran'child  Climbing on your knee.  And then to sleep ;  Green sod above ;  By life's worth living  For the love.���Ex.  A Mining Expert who  appreciates good Boots  ���"Leckie Boots"���  writes us as follows:  UNION   STEAMSHIP   COMPANY  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  LIMITED.  T1LEG.   ADD.:   "ufllOH''  CODE :   A.  B. C.  EN-VOYAGE S.S. "CASSIAR.  Mes��k*. .':. Lkckie Co., Ltd.,  Vaxiouvkk. B.C.  Gkstlk.mex:���1   take pleasure  in  stating  the  following  fact, viz.: -  Abuiit a month a^o I had two men start with me, mining.  the ont- houclu.i $10.00 pair of Boots, and the other a  pair ni YOUR make of Logging or Miners' Boots, for which  he paid $5 00 in a retail stole in Vancouver. The $10.00  Bnois ilid not stand up to their work at the counters, and tbe  soli- ;'.t the itir.tpp separated, neither did they keep the man's  feel dry; while the Boots of YOUR make have eiven proper  satisfai-tioii in workmanship, material, wear and comfort.  I am. Gentlemen,  Yours truly,  F. \V. McCRADY, C. & M.E.,  Supt. Cuba Silver- Minim; Co.  For sale retail by all  good   Shoe Dealers.    Manufactured and sold wholesale by  J. LECKIE CO., Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.  The Best CigArs sold in  the  fro vi nee  "Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms"  h'rir sale by all good dealers  KURTZ'S   PIONEER  CIGAR   FACTORY,  NS Cotdovj Si. W..  VANCOUVER    .    .    BC.  Husband Not Going Buck.  A woman rushed into a telegraph  office the other day, says an exchange,  and informed the operator that her  husband had t;one to New Yoik to gel  a banner for the -Sunday school, but  she had forgotten to tell him th.- inscription and how larye the banner  was to be. She wrote a telegram containing the needed information and  handed it to the opeiator. It read :  "My dear Frank, Savoy Hotel, New-  York City : Unto us a child is born,  eight leet long and two feet wide."  The husband is still in the city, and it  is rumored he isn't going ba;:k.  A pencil murk here _  is a reminder that. vonrsuh  seription  tn   this   rmp'T   in  iinw past tlin-. tiuil  1 he puh-  ;i^li.'i   will  uppi.-inale -vimr  liiuiiipl  ;ii;.-niH'ii. iiMBT"  J.BJAGAOLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  ^j^jt.         PHOENIX, B G.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading Hotel of tie Rootenaj!  Special  Rates to Commercial Men,  Good Sample Rooms.  JOB PRINTING,  JOB  PRINTING,  [OB PRINTING.  \Ve do tbe kind you've always beeni  search of���and do it right.  PioMKiaa. Ptf��. Co.,   -   Phokni*. B.C  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvement*.  NOT1CI..  "In," "J.A.T.." "Monte Cristo KnuitioieMl" ��wj  "ToovJifi'ck HrecIioiiBl-1  Mineral Odium, tit-  watc in the Cireemnood Miulng DivUi&i: til  BriitiU'Si Cultwubii. Wtjere locnted:  -J A.T.*'m  OrM' wood Cuiap mi<r'��U:jt," "Monte CriXio  VrKtlonal" and ''Tootlipick Frrettomiil" foi  Greenwood Capip.  TAKK  NOTICK  Hint I, J    L.   Martini. V'nt.  Winer's Certificntr N'o. H91.507. intend,niitydayi  from the date lierenf, to apply to lljr Miuluij; Rte-  cord r for Certificates of Improvements for ti��  purpose t:f obtaining Ciown Ornms of the above  claims  An-  fiittlier take tiol-e'.' 'Ii'il actum, iin(l-r ��ec*  lion 37, must be commenced  licfure the iHKuanae  ot such Certificate of Improvtnienlfi.  Oatid this 17M1 day ol Nuriinlwr   iocs.  J   r.   MARTIN.  rVJINERAL ACT.  Ccrnficale ol Imfprovemenits  NOTICK.  '���Ocxit.':    l-'ractional,"    '1'ilul   l-'iaclional"   and  "I.i.^ Cabin Fractional" Mlneial Claims, sit-  n.'ite in the' Greenwood  Mining;  Division  ot  Yal- District     Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK N'.TICK iliai I.Isaac H. Hailed, agent  ior TIiuiiihs  Roderick, Krcc Miner'* Certificate  No. IIS.476; J.111RS Marshall  Kree Miner's Certificate No   K91550; JnmYs McNulty,  Free Miner'a  < r t'tu-iue  No   1185.7*. and  Oaniet iticftimlian.  Free Miner's Cei tihcal<. No. -l<Si85S, intend, sixty  days Iruin the dale lure, f lo apply to the Mining I.Vconler for Ce iifici.tcs ��7l Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Uraulsofthe  above claims.  And further lake notice that act'011, under section 37, must br commenced before the Issuance  of such ('ertitiiale< f Improvements  Outed this 2nd d;*y t I Noveiiiher, A.O. r  I.H.HA.  lABTT.  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS BANK.  Dividend   No. 92.  Ntniri' is hereby tfiwii thai a iliviilend  of four per cent, for lhe current half year  hits been ileclarti'i upon the piiiil-tip capital stock ul' this hunk, ami that tliu  Hume will lie payable nt the head office  niel biancheH on ami after Tuesday, 2nd  day cf .Ituiiiiny next.  The. transfer hooks will he closed from  the loth to Ilic.)i1ili of liccember, both  days inclusive.  By o'der of the board.  JAMES MACKINNON,  General Manager.  Sherbrooke, 5th Dec, 1905.  '  DUselutioB of Partnership.  Notice \>- hereby given that the copart-  uerthip heretofore subsisting between  the undersigned, us livery stable keepers, under the firm name of Mclntyre &  McDonald, al Phoenix, B. C has "been  ibis day dissolved by mutual consent.  The business will hereafter be carried  on by Murdock'Mclntyre, by whom all  debts of the old firm will be paid, and  to whom all outstanding accounts due  the old firm are to be paid.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, 6th December , 19: '5.  (.Signed.) Ai.ex McDonald.  Witness: McbdockMcIktybk.  Fkkd Botjchik.  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  lo apply at the next meeting of the  board of License Commissioners of the  enrporstion of the city of Phoenix, B.C.,  for the transfer of the license to sell  liquors at retail on the premises known  as the Central Hotel, corner of Second  street and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B.C., now held by me, to John Anderson and Gus Henrickson.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 17th day  of October, 1905.  (Signed)  AoousT Jackson.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.B.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal tor Rev. J. P. Bowell, Bursar.  106  ��� ��� ���  ft*  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  y^|l The most perfecty appointed hea th  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pleteaystem of Baths���including Turkish au-I  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healine all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Kliminating all MetallicPoisana from the  System  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes.waterfalls,  noatlng, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursir nt  tennis. Its winter climate is un*urpaHsed for  mildness. SnRKY McINTOSH,  Proprietor.  Litest Mlnlni   Stock QuotattvM.  A.HKKD SID  AmericauBoy            t r54  Hen H-ir           jS *K  Blaclr l'ail           j 2  B.C. Copper  fH so J7 5*  Canadian Gold Fields           4^ 3  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)  if-i  CeiitcrStar  55 J3  Crow's Nest Pass Coal   Denoro Mines   Dominion Copper  50 48  Fairvicw           j 2  Fisher Maiden           3 3  (Jiaiit             3 1  Granby Consolidated Jto ��o J? 73  International Coal  35 33  Jumbo...  37 3��  Morning Glory   :  Mountain I.ion          4 *  Montreal & Boston   North Star, (K. K.)          2 1  Payne           s)"i *  Quifp            5 4  Rambler-Cariboo     J5 13  San Poil           >K aV  Sullivan             * 7  St.EiiRcne           4^ *<>  Tom Thumb           * t  War F.aile Consolidated        ij JJ  Waterloo (Ass. Paid)          t)-i 1  White Bear           iii 3  floipiul Donation  List of Donations received   since Jan.  1st, 1905,  to the Phoenix  (ieneral   Hospital :  Cash|io  K. HorreU  Ca>h J15 J. H. Mncsulay  Cash Jj  A.  K. Berrv  Book Case -s . K. II. Clark  Bed Unen.4 dot Horpitiil Ladi-��' Aid  Cash $50 K   T   flunk  Cash $10 Jas   McCreath  Cash $js.....  Crnadlan Km.! Drill Co.  SpriiiK <"ot *��� II   Hood  Maple ���Syrup > Friend  IJentleman's Dressing (.own.. .   Mr*. J    B. Boyle  Old Linen  Mrs. I. Crawford  r Bin Hooks  WU��   I). A   W. Hoilurs  Cash J.' ,.  A Grand Hoiks Friend  Dominion Copi.er Co Full Set Iloiler Tubes  Cord Wood !'��� Buck less rata mownx phmcbwl  r ��� '71  7'-?  tf''!'!  I)  r*i  t7      .  ?!  Is1  ft.  g      **        ."   ,  i^  ^���j  Hi J"  f J  it  '^l> 7  fefi'-r  ���x?  for  sr-  i  %  I  i  A Steaming Cup of  gives the player  strength to play,  and keeps the  watcher from  catching cold.  10  laadini Hottl of Boundary's Uidlni  Mlnlnf CiMp  Hotel Balmoral  I nrncr Knob II 111 Ave., und Kirs I Hi.  PHOKNIX, R. C.  J. A. MeMASTER  m* Proprietor  New ��ud Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  3  ���<><><><><>0<>0<K><><>o<>^Q^  Dominion    Hotel  g  Old Ironsides Ave, -       -- Phoenix, B. C.  This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  _ , Dining Roorn under personal charge of  ?     .,.';' the proprietor,        ��� "    ���     '  Telephone No. 77 s> Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop.  ���<>jpH0rb<><M>O-O<><X>o<><^  ,7��U    ,��.!          "           J  it .       7-,�� 7 . '   New and second hand goods bought  and sold by K. I. Gardner, succsesor  to F. W. Hart. "  Clark & Uinns have just received a  large consignment of willow and reed  rockers, prices ranging from $5 to $14.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot-  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them. Don't be backward about coming forward with them -10, the Pioneer  office.  11 'itnA  1=1:7,  ��M��MH��i��M��������.������*��e��<������*^������������"��*��  ONLY   MUST-CLASS   AND   UP-TODATC  HOTEL   IN'PHOCNIX   '  "''  .....����������������������  ?"<  ��� r<-*-  fcl-Sr*-.  MSW COM   OtLLS.   TO  aoor.  aver wuipu aewse in th*  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  . copaam  .mat  ro��thihi<  awne*  pboenir, ��.��.  -. j.  inmon m oobhiotiom  l......... ii..ii.iiii>��  .,H....................... ...��..���������-���  TIME TRIED.  FIRE  TESTED.  D. J. Matheson  ^ ! ' PHOENIX, B  C.  Agent for the Strongest Fire  Insurance  ,,,. Companies in  the  World*  Style and  Grace in  Rubber  Footwear  'Maple Leal City Rubbers all  made over fot.t-form lasts that  follow exactly the new shoe  models.  They are the acme of perfection in stylish Rubber Footwear.  Ladies, ask your.-dealer to  show you the new " Calve " and  "Melba" designs with Cuban  Heels or the new " Lily " and  "Rose" models for French  Heels.  They arc   just   a   bit  graceful and choice  than  thing you have yet seen.  more  any-  J. Leckie Co., Ltd.  Vancoarer, B.C.  Selling Agents.  Royal Insurance Co.  "Norwich Union.  .s National of Ireland  , London & Lancashire  VVestern Assurance Co.  Uhion Assurauce Co.  Queen Insurance C'>  Phoenix of Hartford.  Business.  FOR RENT  On Long Lease  Delahay Building  SIXTEEN: ROOMS  Apply- to  WM.  DELAHAY  Phoenix,  B.C.  *  The   finest   Assortment   of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  X the Boundary Country, for Holi-  Y day Presents, to be found at  /II. JtlMTRORTS,  Dominion Ave.  CALL AND SEE!  t  CORPORATION OF THE  CITY OF PHOENIX.  Public.notice is hereby glvci to the electors or  the mun elpality of thr City of Hhoeuix, thai I  require the presence of thesakl electors at the  city office, Dominlou Hveimc, Ph-jtnix, B C.,on  the 15th day of January. 1906, nt :i o'clock 110011,  for the purpose of electing persons to ret.resent  them iu the inuiiicip-I Council as Mayor and Al-  derm 11, together with two School Trustee, for  the City school district of i'hoenix.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be  as fultowa:  The candidatts shall be nominated in writing-;  the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of  the municipality as p oposer and xrcoudi 1. am1  shall be delivered >o the rrturuina: officer at any  time between thr date of die notice a.id 1 \>.\v.  of the day ol the lion.Illation, and in the event of  a poll b i'g necessary, such poll wilt be opened  011 the iStl- day of J nuary, 1966, at I he city office,  aforesaid, and will be Veil open from 9a in. till  7 p. m ,ol which e ery person is hcreb\ required  to take notice and govern himself accordingly  The persons qualified to be nominated for'and  elected a> the Mayor of such city 'hall be such  person' as are male Rilti-h subjects of the full  age of twenty one years, aud arc not disqualified  under any law, and have been for the six months  next preccdluu the day of itniniuatiou the register^ owner iu the Lnuit Hegiitry officr, ol lan'tl  or real property in the city of the assessed value  ou the last municipal assessment roll, of our  thousand dollars or mi-re, and who nre otherwise  duly qualified ns municipal voters  The persons qualified tr. lie nop inated for and  elecUd as Aldermen of such city shall he 11c  persons as are ii ale Bi itisli subjects ofthe fill'  agc'of twenty-'Mie years,mid nre not dls-iuallficd  unler on.'lnw. nnd have been for the s!x li.ontlis  next prec" lug theday of uuiiiltintion Ih i��-gi���  tered owner 111 the Land Resistry office, of laic:  or real property'In 111 ��� city of assessed value, 1,1.  the lust nun iclpal assessment rolt. of five Inn.  dred dollars or mo e. and who are otiieruis.  qualified as municipal votrrs  - '  Any person being u householder iu the nit!  school district, and being a Ilritl-.Ii subject of th.  full age of twenty-one years, and otherwise qualified by the "Public Schools Act" to.voteatau  election of School Trustees In the said school  distric,shall be eligible to be elected or to serve  as school trustee ior the!said school district.  Oiven under my hand at Phoenix, n. C, the  37th day of December, 1565; ' '"  " ���  D. J. MATHESON.  Returning Officer.  �� In and Around Phoenix  IIKIKK  TOPICS  OK   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  immwmmmmm%NmMWtMt$mi  Do not forget to write it 1-9-0-6.  Lowrey's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, ihe Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druugist.  Dr. .Mathison, dentist, at Ins office,  Bank block, January 10th    to  14th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler  . Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel  Brooklyn.  For prescriptions put up a; the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  John A. Morrin expects to start today with Mrs. Morrin for a trip of a  month or two lo his old home in Montreal.  Isaac Crawford,, who   has   been  for some time with   typhoid   fever,  slowly   recovering,   his   many   friends  will be pleased to hear.  Deputy Grand Chancellor J.E.W.  Thompson, will install the new officers  of Phoenix Lodge No. 28, Knights of  Pyihias next Tuesday evening.  II. H. Shallenberger and wife came  111 Irum Spokane Wednesday, and  have taken up their residence at lhe  Crescent mine once more, where they  are comfortably located.  Mondtiy e\ening the new officers of  Snowahoe Lodge No. 46, I. O. O. F.,  will be installed, the installing officer  being District Deputy Grand Master  Isaac A. Dinsmore of Grand  Forks.  . Next Sunday special services will be  held in the Methodist church. The  evening service will take the form of a  "Covenant Service," and at the close  the Lord's Supper will be celebrated,  i yerybody welcome.  In the Presbyterian church tomorrow  there will be special services appropriate to the new year. At the evening service the pastor will speak on  the subject "Our Motto for the Coming Year."   All   are cordially invited.  A. B. W. I lodges visited Nelson  this week. Mrs. Hodges and daughters Marion and Daisy took in the  Knights of .Pythias New Year ball  Monday eveningat Greenwood, there  being also quite a number present  from Phoenix.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling, formerly of  Phoenix, and later of Dawson and  Hedley, who recently underwent an  operation at Vancouver, has been  transferred to take charge of the  Church of England at Cranbrook and  will not return to the Similkameen  At a meeting held at the residence  of Mrs. Cramer Wednesday, the  Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church  elected the following officers: President,  Mrs. John A. Morrin; vice-president,  Mrs. \V. G. Fraser; secietary, Mrs. J.  E. Mills; treasurer, Mrs. W.J. Cramer.  The Granby Co. is preparing for the  installation of the new mammoth ore  crusher at the Old Ironsides ore bins,  where the tonnage is taken out over  the C.P.R. The crusher is due to be  shipped from the makers, the Jenckes  Machine Co., of Sherbrooke, Quebec,  some time in the latter part of February.  A meeting of the directors of the  Phoenix General Hospital was held in  Secretary Martin's office Thursday  afternoon, and C. H. Reeves and G.E.  Dey were appointed auditors. The  annual meeting will be held on Thursday, February rst, and the board  hopes that there will be a large attendance  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. I... Martin will 'buy  Coal shares.  Just received  International  of  �������fl������<^4��<^S������^��*s��<9<S<!^5,  For  1906  to   b��  fine Cut Glass.-  a   large   selection  Dey the Jeweler,  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's.  The best i.s the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from January  9th to 13th.  Morn, to the wife of Joseph N. Cation, at Spokane, December 28th, a  daughter.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  The holiday travel and .shipments  this year was reported larger than ever  by boih railways.  Dr. J. E. Spankie, of Greenwood, is  a more or less frequent visitor in  Phoenix nowadays.  Hotel Brooklyn���Headquarters for  miners and mining men. Special at  tention to Dinner Buckets.  Phoenix Miners Union No. 8 will  meet this evening for the lir*t time in  the new lodge room in the new hall.  Wedding invitations and announcements promptly executed in the latent  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  The municipal voters'list for 1906,  now in the hands of the printers, contains 176 names, and will be out early  next week.  Mrs. C. E. Hawkins, of Seattle, and  formerly of I'hoenix, spent a couple of j  days here this week closing :ip her late'  husband's affairs.  The hockey boys of Greenwood  wrre scheduled to play a match game  with the I'hoenix club at the Phoenix  rink last night, as the Pioneer was being printed.  The  new  year   was   ushered   in in j  Phoenix without any demonstration���  not   even   the   bljwing   of  the   mine  whistles.      All   lhe   mines   had   New  Year's day off.  Friday- evening, January 19th, the  Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church  will hold a social at the church, the  programme including some new faces  and selections.  A good deal of. satisfaction   was ex-1 ���  pressed around -the city yesterday at 1 w  the amicable termination of the  labor  ���  troubles at   the Boundary   Falls   and  Greenwood   smelters,    which    lasted  since last Sunday.  We  expect  to  furnish  the  Best  had   in  WATCHES, CLOCKS,  JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, etc.  As we did in  1905  E. A. BLACK, the Jeweler ��  PHOENIX, H. C.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Properly for Sale, Shares in all  the  leading mines lought and sold.  G. W. Rumberger  the  Information   about    Phoenix   and  Boundary country given on application.  .���28.   <�� Phoenix, B.C.  Dominion  TuleplioiH:  m  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of.Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  Phoealx, B  C.  -���-���-*-���-���-���-���-���-���-  I Phoenix Beer  James McNeill flourished a carving  knife in Danny Deane's hotel ilm  week, and on being brought up before His Worship, Mayor Rumherger,  and Justice Delahay, was given three  months on the rock pile at Nelson.  He was taken to Nelson Thursday by  the mayor.  i  .?  i5  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Betr in the Boundaiy. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring Water it i.s unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having PHOISNIX   BERK.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINI-VR & SONS,  Proprietors  Office and Brewkrv," Banner St.  ���-<���-���-���-���- ���-���-���-���  -���-���-���-  PHOENIX, B.C.  i  i  r  9  i  W. E. Gaynor a brother of John  Gaynor who died last week, in the  Phoenix General Hospital, arrived  Sunday from West Superior, Wis.,  with i\r. Jersey, a brother-in-law. They  left Tuesday-with the remains, which  will be interred at Lucknow, Ont.  Mr. Gaynor is agent of the Pittsburg  Steel works at West Superior and is  wealthy. His brother was employed  at the Brooklyn mine here when  taken ill.  START  190<5  I Church Services Tomorrow |  MM^��7M7*^7M7r7��7>^7>7��:>7f>7��A>7*!��  Methodist���Class meeting at  11   a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. even-'  ing service 7:30 p. m.    Tuesday even- ���  ing at 7:30 Junior League.    A cordial  invitation to all these   services.     Rev.  C. U'ellesley Whittaker. >  i  St. Andrews'   Presbyterian   Church,  Preaching    Service      tomorrow       at  7:30 p. m.    Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p m.     A cordial welcome!  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  e��SSXs>��<��7@(s^^  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  Clothing!  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  inst arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father |. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor., ' j  Church of England���Services, tst  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m ,  by Kev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  UIRN1H  HI OCK  KNOB HILI. AVE.,  I'HOENIX.  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX.   B. C.  Sign Writing on short notice.  Estimates promptly furnished  ���^r'zrzrrjrrxrr&'^rrsBrr&i  RIGHT  BY    GETTING  YOUR  THE  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION AVENUE.  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix.  LARGE AND VARIED  STOCK  TO SELECT  FROM.  ^  s Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If YoOf  ^rVant. a nice nobby and up-to-dale  suit   you   wi  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  lor   winter.    We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  MenfS Shirts 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  fall blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you sln.uld  see (hem before purchasing. Our patent cult" d.-sss shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SffitS  A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   ihiee  piece suits, stvlish.  See our line Of Ladies' "ais.s, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Childien's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Hoys' waists.  The  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.

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