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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 9, 1909

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 wm.  AND  BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL  JAN 13 1309  *SS.0iiC  Tenth Ybar.  PTIOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY. JANUARY 9,  1909  No. 7  Pjtt  SI  Pf  ���  _ ���  - ii* *  * 1* ^  yt   :-f  Pro  c   ^IwB  V  &uc18!  !    *  ! i1  i tSsSH  I'��  1/.  "^M  J  *tf  <.  WE ARE OFFERING  Special Prices  on Men's Heavy  Winter- Goads  Hen's Mackinaw Coats  $5.00 COAT FOR $4.00  $6.00 COAT FOR $5.00  $7,00 COAT FOR $6 00  $1.50 SWEATER for $1.00  $1.75 SWEATER " $1.35  Men's Black Worsted Socks  SPECIAL���3 Pairs tor $1.00  Men's Wool-Lined Gloves and Mitts, at  75c, $1.00 and $1.25  Men's Fur-Lined Caps, from 75c. up  A Special Value in Men's Underwear at $i.oo  a Garment  These reductions in prices should   prove attractive  during zero weather.  [unter-Kehdrjck Co. Ltd"  CLEARANCE  SALE  A DISCOUNT OF FROM  10 to 25 per cent  WILL BE GIVEN   OFF   ALL   KINDS   OF  JEWELRY, SILVERWARE  FANCY  GOODS,  ETC.  3000QIX)QOOOOC>OOCK>CkSOOOOOOOOOQQ��OQGOOQ^^  ;   Annual  Review of Boundary  Mines and Smelters  Progress   of   Mines   and    Mining    During   1908  loOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOODOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  The story or mines and mining in I July last the company added the I Amalgamated in November and was.  the Boundary during the past year is I Golden Eagle, an adjoining claim, to I built so that ten more drills can bf  largely that of the progress of the two j their group.    They have also recently  big producers���the Granby company  and the B. C. Copper company���the  output of the Consolidated company  and tho Dominion Copper mines hav  ing been comparatively small. The  story is unique, however, in the fact  that with ihe t;ranby as tlie only  shipper during the first five months of  1908 the Boundary ore .shipments for  the.year amounted to oyer a million  and a half tons and constitutes a re'rurd  in the history of the district���the  Granby itself having shipped over a  million tons. For the fourth successive  year ihe Boundary district, in tlie value  of mineral product hoids first place  among all the mining districts of British Columbia.  MINKKA'. V.M.UE $40,000,000  Boundary mining dates back to  1900 during which the B. C mine  shipped a few thousand tons of ore to  Trail smelter and Granby commenced  its shipments to Grand Forks, the  total production of ore since that time  being approximately seven and a quarter million tons with an estimated  value of about $40,000,000.  In 1900 the Boundary mines shipped  96,000 tons and since that time the  advancement of the mining industry in  the district generally has been steady.  In 1901 the B. C. Copper company's  smelter was completed and put into  operation and the ore mined reached  390,800 tons, while in 1903 the Boundary Falls smelter was constructed and  commenced operations, and marked a  still further advancement in the quantity of ore mined and treated, which  will be seen by .referring to the ore  table elsewhere on this page.  This steady increase in Boundary  ore shipments was affected, however  by the disastrous slump in the metal  market and resulted in all the local  producers being closed tight on Nov.  11th, 1907, and with two months  none producing the tonnage for 1907  fell slightly behind that of 1906.  STEADY   EXTENSION  The encouraging features of Boundary mining during the past year has  been the steady extension of the mining and smelting operations of Granby,  B. C. Copper and Consolidated companies, each of which has been operating successfully, notwithstanding the  low copper market,���making substantial increase in ore reserves, adding  new and up-to-date machinery for the  economical handling of ore and production of blister copper, as well as  developing new prospects. The re  sumption of dividends by the Granby  company last month and the expected  resumption of dividends by the B. C.  Copper company in the course of a  few weeks, is not the least encouraging  feature of the past year's progress, and  goes to show what efficient management has accomplished in the mining  and smelting of such low grade ore at  an almost minimum copper market.  After being closed for some weeks  following the financial panic the Granby  company resumed shipments on Jan.  1st, 1908, which steadily increased  until March, when it established a  record, 11.0,223 tons heing shipped from  ���he mines to the smelter in one month.  During the month of March the full  battery of eight furnaces were in blast  for the entire 31 days. In succeeding  months one or more of the furnaces  have been out of commission for days  while various improvements were being made, each having to be connected  with the new steel flue-dust chamber,  and latterly the enlarging ofone of the  furnaces required some weeks. Then  the Crow's Nest fire and the uncertainty  of coke supply resulted in four of the  furnaces being out of commission for  some time and the shipments practi-  cut in two.  $500,000 BEING EXPENDED  The policy of steady advancement  of the Granby company and their  growing faith in the mineral resources  of the Boundary is evidenced in the  expenditure of $500,000 in improvements (made during the past year and  now in progress) to their mining and  smelling works for the economical  production of blister copper. The  bulk of this money, however, is bein^  expended in improvements to the  smelter.  At the mines no important construe  tion work was done during 190S  though the constant addition of improvements included the increasing ol  the number of crushers to four, eacl  with a capacity of 1,500 tons per hour:  the reconstruction of the No. 3 tunm  outlet with new conveyor, the install  in^ of automatic dump cars on tlv  400-foot   level,   and   the   general   111 ���  irovement   of shipping   facilities,   S'  that the mines are now equipped for 1  laily output of 5000   tons.    Dcveloi ���  ment work at the mines has been ke|  purchased the building in which their  local offices are located.  Granby mines are in a particularly  fortunate position for shipping purposes.  If one of the openings should, by any  reason, be placed out of commission,  the regular output could be easily maintained from either one of two or three  openings. In fact this has been done  quite recently, and haying two railways  to haul the ore is another decided  advantage. , ,  IMPROVEMENTS AT SMELTER  As stated above the Granby smelting, works are undergoing ..extensive re  construct ion and improvement at a big  expenditure. Perhaps the most important work is the enlarging of the  battery of eight furnaces, one of which  has been completed. The furnaces  are each being lengthened from 18 to  22 feet (42 inches wide) and when the  enlarging is completed���-about June  next���the capacity of the smelter will  be increased from. 3000 to 4000 tons  of ore per day.-, Other i mprovements  were the construction of a steel dust  chamber at the back of the blast furnaces to replace the brick chamber  formerly used; enlargement of brick  dust settling chamber near smoke  stack and substitution of a steel and  brick b.iilding of larger size and having  cement floors, for the old wooden  structure used as a blowing engine  room; installation of two Connerville  rotary blowers, each of 30,000 cubic  feet per minute capacity, and each  having 150 horse power induction  motors; increasing the number of converters to have a total capacity of 36,-  000,000 pounds of copper a year and  to be electrically operated; installation  of a two cylinder 40x40x42 inch blowing engine of latest type, with capacity  of 10,000. cubic feet per minute at  13-lb pressure, apr^'driven by electric  pow��r; construction of additional ore  andcoke storage bunkers of a capacity, respectively, of 7,000 and 4,000  added and the capacity of the plant  doubled when required. Surveyors  have already run a line for a tramway  and spur to connect with the C.F.R..  main line near Hartford J unction.  CONSOLIDATED   COMPANY'S   SNOWSHOE  The Snowshoe mine is the important  Boundary shipper of the Consolidated  company, which operate extensively  at Trail, Rossland and Moyie. Since  resuming operations in August the  Snowshoe has gradually increased its  shipment", which now run close to 600  tons daily, thc greater part of which  goes to the company's smelter at Trail  and the balance to the B.C. Cojper  smelter. Development work since  resumption has proved the existence  of a much larger ore body than was  known before; a new machine shop  has recently been built, fully equipped  and electrically driven ; a new water  tank was constructed increasing the  storage capacity to 175,000 gallons,  and a great deal of general surface improvements have also neen done.  The unfortunate feature of mining in  the Boundary during the past year was  the financial difficulties of the Dominion Copper company which resulted in  it going into liquidation. The mines  closed down in common with other  copper producers in 1907, resuming  operations in July last. When shipping only a few weeks the smelter was  overtaken with fuel shortage resulting  from the Fernie fire. While it was  expected the last partial reorganization  had placed the company on a good  financial basis, this did not prove to be  the case. The company was working  largely on borrowed money and being  unable to meet the heavy interest  payments, the bondholders foreclosed.  A reorganization of the Dominioa  Copper company is now pending.  The only other mines contributing  to the Boundary pre shipments, during  1908 were the Sally, 108 tons, and the  Crescent, 53 tons���-both high grade  properties.    One carload of ore from  Kolgbis of Pythias Installation  Next Tuesday promises to be a gala  night with local Knights of Pythias.  A joint installation of officers of Greenwood, Midway, Grand Forks and  Phoenix lodges is being arranged for.  Geo. Chappie,' D. D. G. C of Grand  Forks will be the installing officer. A  cordial invitation is extended to all  Pythians to attend.  Minstrels Qolnj; to Geeenwooa"  The Phoenix Royal Minstrels are  playing in Greenwood the evening of  January 20th. They have a new line  of jokes to spring on the valley people,  which will make them forget the cold  snap, and also have a lot of new songs  and choruses. Following out the purpose of the organization, the proceeds  will be devoted to a worthy local  cause. XX.' ..������.  tons;   and   various   improvements  to  the Sally mine (21  tons) shipped last  Band Meeting ,     .  A meeting is called for Wednesday  evening next in the city hall at 7.30  prompt for the purpose of reorganizing  the city band Chris.  Halverson who  has made a conspicious success in the  musical direction of the minstrel  orchestra has taken the matter of reorganizing the band up and promises  a good band by spring. All interested  are cordially invited.  electric plant, water supply, etc. During the past year the Granby treated  r,037,000 tons of ore and the copper  produced amounted to 23,535,000 lbs.  which considerably exceeds its output  of the red metal during any previous  year.  B.C.   COPPER  COMPANY  'J he British Columbia Copper company which resumed operations on  June 1, 1908, after a close down of  seven months, has also made general  improvements at both its mines and  smelting works. The shipping capacity  at Mother Lode mine was increased to  2,000 tons daily by doubling the air  compressor plant, installing a Canadian  Rand 35 drill engine, electrically driven  by a 700 horsepower induction motor  connected with it oy a rope drive; a  20,000 volt sub-station was erected; a  35,000 gallon reservoir built, a number  of new self-dumping ore tram cars installed, and at the Oro Denoro mine a  new ore crushing and conveying plant  was put in operation, while at the  smelter a sampling plant was installed,  and many other less important improvements have been made at the com  pany's mines and smelter.  The B.C. Copper company recently  issued a circular showing that during  six months ending Nov. 30th last, it  had produced about 5,548,000 lbs. of  copper which, together with the gold  and silver also recovered, was of a  total value at the time of shipment of  $1,038,085, and from this there would  be a total profit shown  as $226,700.  PROSPECTIVE   SHIPPERS  Prospective new shippers for 1909  lend color to the progress of mining  operations in the Boundary. The B.  C. Copper company are now pros-  necting recently-bonded claims in  Wellington camp, where a considerable  amount of sample ore is now ready  for shipment. A good vein of ore has  been demonstrated and the indications  of a mine are so encouraging that arrangements have been made for shipping facilities, which will include the  construction of a tram line and spur to  reach the Great Northern railway.  Another property which promises to  'ake   a   prominent   place   among   thc  Boundary   shippers   this   year   is   the  Phoenix Amalgamated, which has al  eady made its appearance on the ton-  mge li t     This property, which joit 8  he Granby group, wasarquired by tin  Consolidated   Mining   and   Smelting  ���ompany of Canada last summer, who  liave developed a  promising  body of  >re on it.     Only 245 tons  of test  on  have as yet been shipped, but the pro  ress  of development   work   indicate-  liat thenewly-opened ore body will no'  ���illy give a large tonnage,   but shoots  f ore above the average grade of that  lecurring  in other local  mines hav>  >een found.    A 10-drill air compresso  fall, netted $3,175 after paying all  shipping and smelting costs.  Other promising properties where  development work has been carried on  during the past year are theE. P. U.  the Woodburn and the Lucky Shot.  The Pioneer ore table on this page  gives the ore tonnage in detail from  each of the Boundary mines to date,  the figures of which have been revised.  Furniture Business Sold.  An important business transfer took  place in town this week when Noble  Binns disposed of his furniture and  undertaking ousiness to C. F. Edwards, of Wroxeter, Ontario, who took  possession on Thursday. Mr. Edwards  is a practical and progressive young  businessman and will no doubt receive  a continuance of the patronage which  Mr. Binns has received. Mr. McCammon, who has been manager here  for Mr. Binns for some year3 will probably go to Trail in the course of a few  weeks.  Weatherman Qses Bad.  The weatherman, who had been  treating Phoenix pretty generously this  winter up till this week, fell from grace  oh Monday, and mercury went the  bump-te-bumps to 26 below; the oldest  inhabitant lost his memory when he  tried to recall such an occurrence here  before. Many household water pipes  throughout the city were out of business and the plumber has been the  busiest man in town. At Grand Forks,  Eholt and Greenwood the thermometer  registered in the forties, and at Midway  Mercury is said to have smashed the  j bottom out of the machine, and when  last seen was heading downward.  REBEKAHS ENTERTAIN  Installation of Officers Is Followed by Social  Evening  Phoenix Rebekah lodge were the  hostesses of an enjoyable dance on  Monday evening, following the instal  lation of officers for the ensuing year.  About forty couples were piesent and  a dainty luncheon was served at midnight by James Marshall.  The following officers were installed  for the ensuing term: Noble Graud,  Mrs. Tait; vice-grand, Miss D. McKenzie ; recording secretary, Miss K..  McKenzie; financial secretary, D. Patterson ; treasurer, W. Ross ; chaplain,  Miss A. Backlin ; R.S.N.G., Miss A  Peterson; L.S.N.G , Miss Ella Peterson ; R.S.V.G., Miss E. Lusky; L.S.  N.G., Mrs. Vincent, ; conductor, Miss  T. Lusky; warden, Mrs. McDougall ;  R.S.S, Mrs. D. Deane; L.S.S., Mrs.  Piper; I.G., J. D. McLean; O.G ,  John McKenzie.  The installation ceremony was performed by Mrs. Mason of Greenwood,  assisted by the following Grand lodge  representatives���-Marshall, Mrs. Fleming ; warden, W. A. Pickard ; secretary,  Mrs. Pickard; financial secretary, R  Silverthorne , treasurer, T. Johnston ;  guard, F. McDougall.  Pltber-Lelscr Cup  Curling  The following is the result of curling  to date in the local Pither Leiser cup  competition:  Skip                                 Won      Lost To Play  Campbell   3        �� 8  Sherbino    3         �� 8  Reeves   2        o 9  McNicol   3         1 8  Capt. Smith   3         2 6  Gardner       '          l 9  Brown    l         l 9  Strutzel    1         2 8  Strachan    '         2 8  George       . . .   1         3 7  O. B. Smith    o         3 8  Marshall    o         3 8  well ahead of the requirements, and iu$plant was completed at the Phoenix*  Leg Amputated.  J. G. Carrigan was the victim of an  unfortunate accident at the mines on  Wednesday last by which he had hi-  ���Ight leg badly crushed between on  ���ars. He was taken to the hospita'  md on Sunday it was found nvcessan  o amputate the limb at the knee, gan  grene having set in  Mother Lode.  W. Wilson returned to Mother Lode  with his bride Tuesday evening. They  enjoyed a honeymoon trip to coast  cities.  While attempting to enter the cage  before it came to a standstill Wednesday morning an Italian got his foot  caught between the timbers of the  shaft and the cage, resulting in two  toes being severed.  A full force is now employed at the  Mother Lode mine and ore shipments  are keeping at normal.  The B.C. Copper company's smelter  treated���! 1,425 tons of ore this week,  as follows: Mother Lode, 10,645; Oro-  Denoro, 216;   other properties, 564.  Latest Prices in Meials  Nbw York���Copuer. electrolytic, $14-  00 & $14.25, laice. H4 25 <g $14.50.  Bar Silver. 50  Lead, $4 57!* �� *4.62.  ��n��her. *5 P5 O J5.10  ODDFELLOWS  INSTALLATION  Officers  of Snowshoe Lodge,  Installed Monday-  Trie installation of the officers of  Snowshoe Lodge, No. 46, I, O. O. F.,  Phoenix, for the ��� ensuing term took  place on Monday evening. The installing'ceremony was performed by  E. Foyle Smith, D. D. G. M., assisted  by Grand Marshall Fleming, Grand  Secretary : Taylor, Grand . Treasurer  Mortimer.Grand Chaplain Silverthorne,  arid Asst. D. D.G.'M. McDougall. The  installation was followed by a splendid  supper served in the hall by D. Deane,  the city's leading caterer., J. F: McDougall presided over the toast list  which called forth many happy responses.  The following officers were installed;  Noble Grand, W.J. Rutherford; vice  grand, John Tait; recording secretary,  W. A. Pickard; financial secretary, T.  A. Love; treasurer, R Silverthorne;  chaplain, VV.K. Hyslop; warden, John  McKenzie; conductor, D, \ Patterson;  L; S;:S,S. E.; VanBuskirk; R. S. S.f  James Nowles; R. S. N. G., Thomas  Johnson; L-.S.N.G., Angus McKinnon;  R.S.V.G., G. E. Strachan; L.S.V.G.  Hector McNiveri;.insideguard, R. K.  Morrison; outside guard, Walter Ross.  GREENWOOD   OFFICERS  The following were installed as  officers of Valley lodge, Greenwood,  on Tuesday evening: Noble/ grand, D.  A. McDonald; vice grand, A. Jaynes;  recording secretary, A. Logan; G. B.  Taylor; treasurer, A. H. Mortimer;  warden, D. E. Wiele; conductor, W.A.  Spankie; R S.N.G., W. Fleming; L.S.  N. G, C. Bierce; R. S. V. G.. W. J.  Watson; L.S.N.G., J. Day; I. G., J.  Saunders.  Phoenix Dcleati Oreenwood  Phoenix septette of hockeyists took  a fall out of the Greenwood aggregation  in the local rink on Tuesday 'evening,  winning by a score of 3-2. Although  Phoenix got away to a good start, with  the 3-0 in their favor at half-time, the  visitors .came back strong in the second  half, and the locals had to go the limit  to hang on to tbe big end of the score.  Clark, .howevet, -who crawled .out of  bed to take part in the'game was not  up to usual form, and McQueen who  had - frozen his hands -in "the ���*. first-half -  was not so aggressive during the latter  part of the game. Angus McDonald, *'  the light-weight "infant" of the local  line-up, showed up to advantage, and  perhaps delivered more goods from  position than any man on the ice,  while McQueen and McKelvie kept  things interesting near the Greenwood  nets. Dill and Myers played an aggressive game for the visitors. Geo.  Cole made a splendid umpire and  kept the game clean. Following was  the line-up:  PHOENIX GREENWOOD  S. Lackey. goal. .W.'G. Watson  A. McDonald.. point  .E. Dill  J. Simms... .c. point C. Russell  J. R. Grant rover F. Myers  L. McKelvie. . .centre J. Swain  A. McQueen, .r. wing... H. Cameron  R. Clark 1. wing J. Madill  June Elan Entertainment.  A great deal of pains is being taken  in preparing the program for the June  Elan entertainment to be given in  the opera house on Tuesday evening,  Jan. 12th. A good varied program  will be given, including several drills by  young ladies of the town. Miss June  Elan, an accomplished American dancer, will assist in the program.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following tab'e gives thc ore shipments  ot  Boundary mines tor   1900,  A 1903, 1904,  1905,   1900,  19o7,*I9o8 and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix I'ioneer���  Jan. 9. '09  1  1901,   1902,  Mink. 1900     1901       1901       1903  1 Granby Mines.... 64,553 ��3'.7��> 309,858 393,71b  Snowshoe        197      1,731    io.Soo   71,21a  Phoenix Amnl   B. C. Copper Co.  Mother L,ode.._    5,340   99.034 141,336 138.079   174, *9*    147.576  1     B C Mine  19.494   47.405    14.811    19.365  i     Kmma ���  650     8,530   11,937  Oro Denoro _.    15,537  1 Sonuie Belle _   Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyu-Stetn   Idaho.   Rawhide ._.   1904  549.7��3  37.900  16,40a  1905  653,889  9.48s  .'.007  1906  801,404  8.4*6  105,900  1.48S  H/804  3.177  1907       1908  6I3.537 1028,747  135,001      48,m6    245  1909  ��.7'<!&  3.590  208,321  1,712  18,274  14,481  321,899       9,826  66,630  34��  32.350     55.731  g02  55��   ���  7,455  15.731  5,646  3.339  150  36o  363  1,040  .........  665  785  625  481  Sunset���..  Mountn Rose   Athelstan     1,200  Morrison _    R. Bell   Senator   Brey Pogie   No. 37   Reliance   Sulphur Kiu|{   Winnipeg _..    1,076  Golden Crown...     2,250  King Solomon   3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris       2,000    1 Jewel         160 350   2,060  Riverside   Carmi       890  'Sally   Humbler   ButcherBoy ���   Duncan   Provideuce ���       219  1 Elkhorn   I Strathmoie   Golden Uagle   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   Last Chance   1 K. I*. 0. Mine   Bay   Mavis   1 Don Pedro   Crescent   'Ruby  80    Republic ���   Miscellaneous...   3,230      3,456      325  3.070  3.150  1./39  4.586  15.108  3.056  4i747  140.685  3.960  26,032  48.390  3.555  3.450  223  S64  33  1.833  43.395  ",253  64.173  31.370  3M58  649  5.780  10,740  8,803  53��  120  3.435  13  150  993  400  736  3*5  167  3  so  3*>  500  60  759  586   ���   30  145   30  106  76  .?  1 140  40  140  20  15  S89.  90  65  40  700  JO  30  108  7.0  '50  30     5��  68.,    .  ..*....           ��������-.  73    ���  30  40  45  53         ���  "*  500  Total, tons  96,600 39P,Soe 508.876 600,419 839,808 ^33,638 1.161,337 1,148,337 1,487,480     36540  [ Smelter treatment���  Granby Oo  03,387   330,838 112,340 401,931 596,25' 687,9-43 838,879     637,626  B.C.CopperCo  117.611 148.O0O i62,*I3 310.4H4      110 S30 123,740     341,951  Dom.Cop.Co..    i ��� 132,57030.930       81050    118,811      153-439  I017.544  364.850  20,4551  11,4 35 }  1260K  1,173,430  t,133,017  1,359.060  31,880]  J    Total reduced.. 62,389 348,439 460,940 697,404 837,661   91.  tlt,7 M:  w  if  m  U  \%  "-m  1  m  .-?������  ww  mm  I  p'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  ".���3,)'fi  V,.,rf  CREAM  BAKING POWDER  Made from healthful  grape cream of tartar  Will make twice as much good  bread, biscuit and cake,pound for  pound,as the lowpricedimitations  made from alum and alum phosphates, and will make the food  ^appetizing and healthful.  ' Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder  is not only economical but makes  the food more wholesome.  Review pf 1908 Mimi*g  Operations ife.,B.Cr;,.  ,0<K><><H><>0<>00<><^  a long distance into the Surprise prop-  been   found   at  There Is  SJHtBBIWS'JKW"*'  7T*3  DRAYING  The Phoenix Pioneer  Aad Boa*aWy Wiaiag Journal.  oa ��AToaD������ a* ***���  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  atiaenn.��.e,  T  ALFRED LOVE.. Mammm  rricpfcoaaa j Htmtrt mWi arc Mo.  IV  ���OMCUnNXI Z3T AOYAJVCX.  fwTtar-  _��*.������  sUsJCaatta-  Tata* OatMt ���tttw.j  . LIS  .ajo  ��sw " ' JAN.      19��9  Sial.lii7Tiitt.Wt4.  Taa   Ft,.    Sit.  3  4  5  6  7  8  . 9  IO  XI  12  ��3  14  r5  16  *7  18  '?  ao  21  aa  ��3  ��4  ��5-  ��6  ��7  28  39  30  3*  ' "TKe Nelson Daily News issued its  annual New.JVear edition last Sunday  Its,thirty-two pages include the most  comprehensive annual review of British  Columbia mining operations ever published, together with a wealth of valuable information concerning lumbering  imudfniitifarming through the interior.  Numerous splendid cuts of industrial  enterprises and fruit ranches ��� through  the Boundary and Kootenay make the  edition not only a credit to its progressive publishers but should go  a  long way to advertising the possibilities  of the interior districts and bringing in  new settlers.    Every person interested  in the welfare of the  interior should  purchase   extra copies  of the Daily  News'   special   edition  and  send   to  friends.  LAKE WIMU'EC CAVIAR  Utiraatla* Cariataaa Saut aalr Saat Aaraad  ���I taa Wiaaiaai Frat Praaa  Not many people are aware that the  annual export of caviar from Lake  Winnipeg % to Hambutg, which is the  chief caviar market of the world, is of  the value of from $ 10,000 to $15,000.  Fewer still are aware that much of the  Lake Winnipeg caviar comes back to  this side of the Atlantic in one pound,  half pound, and quarter pound jars and  tins, labelled as the Russian article.  By gourmands, the world over, caviar  is greatly * relished as an appetizer.  King Edward is particularly fond of  caviar sandwiches at luncheon.  A handsome little enamelled  tin of  caviar from   Lake Winnipeg was  sent  out by the Winnipeg Free Press, in  pursuance   of   its annual custom  of  making the Christmas season by the  distribution  of   a- western  Canadian  souvenir to the newspapers of Canada,  the United States and Great Britain.  This makes ,the eighth of these annual  souvenirs, the one for Christmas, 1907,  having been a miniature barrel of flour  made at the Hudson's Bay company's  mill at Vermillion, 1,439  miles northwest of Winnipeg, from   wheat grown  jn  the   Peace   River   country.    The  Christmas,   1908,  souvenir is accompanied,   like its  predecessors,   by   an  artistic booklet, with   numerous   illustrations, the cover design  being the  reproduction of a water color picture  of a Lake Winnipeg  scene.    In addition to much interesting and valuable  information about western  Canada, it  contains - some   curious   facts   about  caviar,  and   the  Cree  legend   of the  sturgeon, gi%en  iu print for the ^first  time.    "  Those  interested   in   local   option  throughout the province have become  very active during  the past  month.  Petitions are being circulated in every  municipality, to present to his excel-  ency, tbe lieutenant-governor, asking  that he provide for the passing of an  act at the next meeting of the legislature, whereby a vote may betaken on  local option at the same time as muni  cipal   elections   and   decided   by   a  majority of votes polled.    Each member of parliament is also being peti  ttoned by residents of their individual  districts requesting that they take an  active interest in the passing of such  an act.    The petitions are bemg largely  sighed.  '. ::A>-    ���    ��� ���    ���     January Monetary Timet  The   Monetary  Times  of  January  2nd is a considerably   enlarged issue;  containing   banking,    financial,   commercial and insurance statistics for the  past twelve   months.    Special   articles  on   the   bond   situation,   the  Cobalt  region and similar topics are included.  Business men throughout the country  express their opinions as to the outlook  for 1909.   The situation and prospects  of individual   districts  from   coast to  coast are briefly but adequately  dealt  with.    This  elaborate   issue  deserves  perusal by every business man desiring  to size up the present  situation  and  future    prospects.     A    chronological  table  of  the   most   important   events  occurring in financial and commercia  Canada during 1908 is an exceptionally valuable reference feature.  Great Year Ahead.  A great year is promised for readers  of the Family Herald and Weekly Star  of Montreal. Already the acknowledged best family and farm paper  printed, the publishers are out with the  announcement that it is to be vastly  improved during 1909, in appreciation  of the enormous number of snbscrip-  # Practically all the legislatures of the J tions received. The papei is to be en-  pominion,; both federal and provincial, i largerj, their news service vastly im.  ^H meetduring the present month, j proved, more stories of a high order ot  "'"^"'������'���'��� "���' ' ' '' ' 1 merit are promised, new  contributors  of great literary fame will contribute,  and many new features of absorbing  ; interest are to be introduced. Evidently the Family Herald and Weekly  Star during 19��9 >s SoinS to be g*eat<ir  ' value than ever before.  The following is taken from the re  view   of   1908   mining  operations  in  British Columbia, of the Nelson Daily  News, written by E.   Jacobs, editor of  the B. C, Mining Record:  The aggregate value of British Columbia's   mineral  production   for   all  years to the end of 1908 is, in  round  figures,    $323,000,000.     This .large  total   may   be   apportioned   approximately as follows:    Placer gold, $70,-  000,000; lode metals (gold, silver, lead  and copper)  $150,000,000; coal  and(  coke,     $95,000,000;     miscellaneous  (building  stone, brick, cement,   etc.),  $8,000,000.    Up to the end  of 1888  the  total   was within  half a   million  dollars of $70,000,000, of which $55,-  000,000 was for placer gold and $13,-  000,000 for coal.    Lode metals to the  end of 1888 were of a  total value of  only  $131,000; now  they represent a  total  of $151,000,000  as   compared  with   $165,000,000   for  placer  gold,  coal and coke.    It is  therefore quite  evident that about three fifths of the  gTeat increase made during the last 20  years came . from  lode  metals, hence  the importance of the lode  mining industry to the province.  -Briefly reviewing last year's  mineral  production���quantities, not values���it  is noted that there  were increases in  the following:   Lode, gold, silver, copper and building materials.   Decreases  were shown in:    Placer gold, lead and  coal.    Increases or decreases in values  corresponded to those of quantities, excepting the cases of silver and copper,  both of which were higher in  quantity  produced but lower in value, owing to  lower average market  prices  for the  year.''.'".Comparing districts as to value,  only Cariboo and West; Kootenay are  credited with' increases; all other districts made decreases.  ' The following comment is submitted:  Cariboo, Quesnel and Omineca divisions all produced more placer gold  than in   1907.:   Cassiar's production  showed a considerable falling off.    East  Kootenay's increase is mainly attributable to the suspension of operations at  the Sullivan group mine and smelter  which caused a decrease in production  of both lead and silver in that district.  The average metal contents of St.  Eugene ore was lower, which in smaller  measure contributed. to the decrease.  In West Kootenay the comparatively  large production of the Whitewater and  Deep  mines,   and   the   Bluebell,  of  silver and lead, made , Ainswoi th, show  an increase of $159,000.   Slocan < for  the third successive year, made an advance, and it will be well for those who  are in the habit of decrying this district to. note that it was .a substantial  improvement, contributed to in large  degree by half a dozen mines.and to a  less important extent by a number of  small ones.   The total production- of  of silver was 953,000 oz. in   1908 as  compared with 591,000 oz. in 1907  and 7,000,060 lb. of lead as against  4,306,000 lb. ��� Before passing on it may  be well to mention that evidences of  progress in Slocan are:    The transformation of Whitewater from a deserted  camp to a scource of substantial production in silver, lead  and zinc;  the  abundant justification of the policy of  the Rambler-Cariboo management in  having at great expense driven a deep-  level cross-cut tunnel 5,000 feet into the  mountain to obtain greater depth, important   bodies   of , pre having been  reached, two of them new.  shoots, on  three new levels (the lowest at 1050 ft.  depth)   below  the old workings ; the  development  of much  ore   of   good  grade in  the Richmond-Eureka mine,  near Sandon. and the .adjoining claim  of the Slocan Star group, these togeth-l  er having shipped  3,400  tons of ore  containing more than 200,000 oz, of  silver and 1,500,000 lb.   of lead ; the  finding of a large new shoot of ore of  good grade in the Reco; the encouraging result of driving a deep-level tunnel  Judicious advertising is the only real  'way to "stir things up."    Costs less  than salesmen, and brings better returns  than  the most silvery tongued  I sa'iesman could.   Try the Pioaeer.  erly, the vein  having  760 feet vertically below the old workings (which were down  300 feet); the  substantial advance   made in Silverton  camp with the Standard, an important  producer of silvei and lead,   the  Vancouver haying valuable ore deposits, in  the possession of a  financially  strong  English company and under fully competent  management; and  the further  satisfactory development of the Hewitt;  the improvement of the Westmont from  a   prospect   into a  paying producing  mine; the considerable promise given  by the Howard   Fraction group ; and  generally, the better situation in regard  to a number small  mines  in   the district   which   have  been  adding  their  quota to.the sum total  of production  and are looking well for the future.  Reverting to comment in a less particular way���the success met   with   at  the Bluebell  in  distinctly  gratifying;  Nelson division, which has for the time  lost the production  of the La  Plata,  has the advantage of the Silver King  being in excellent hands   for good results, the Queen Victoria   being thoroughly prospected by New York men,  the Granite-Poortnan doing well, while  Erie mines are continuing  to  steadily  produce gold and Sheep creek is giving  promise, in an increasing yield of gold  from  several   properties, of  becoming  one ofthe  most  important  lode-gold  cimps in the province; Rossland is in  a better position for permanent mining  of gold and gold-copper ores than ever  before, with ore bodies that are being  worked at a profit downj to 3,000 feet  (on  the  incline),   and Ian  increasing  tonnage; and, in the Lardeau, the Silver  Cup steadily  maintaining an  average  production of 130 tons ,of high-grade  silver-lead   ore -~ per month' the year  through,  deeper mining being undertaken concurrently.    As to   the Boundary���-its very, substantial  production  of 1,450,000  tons of ore, an increase  over  last year's tonnBge of 300,000  tons, indicates a material improvement;  further,   though  one  company which  was   operating  on ��� borrowed   capital  went to the wall, two strong companies  are  opening  up  new  properties,   the  while continuing to work their productive old ones.    There is little  change  to  note  in  the Similkameen,   which  must await the completion of the railway,   now   being  constructed,   before  conditions there will   be  favorable   to  much improvement in mining. Finally,  the  Coast district,   where  much  de-?  velopment work is being done  on the  enormous ore deposits of the Britannia  in readiness for an improvement in the  price of copper; where, too surprisingly  rr,h bornite ore has  lately  been developed in quantity on the 920-ft. level  in the Marble Bay mine, Texada Island, which is a leading feature in the  year's mining on the coast, and where  the Tyee Copper company is preparing  for the considerable developments its  management are  confident   will  take  place there within their field of opera-  lions, which include  smelting  as well  as mining.  Finally as to coal  the commencement of production  by  the   Hosmer  Mines,   Ltd.,  with   its   big  plant   for  handling a considerable  quantity  of  coal and coke, and of the Corbin Coal  & Coke company in another part of  the Crow's Nest  Pass  Coal  company  extending its operations, will havo thc  effect of ensuring a  more  abundant  supply of fuel than in some past years.  In Nicola valley, too, the enterprise of  the Nicola Coal &  Coke  company is  on a  basis of production  on a commercial  scale,   while   on   Vancouver  island the South Wellington company  will soon be a competitor for some of  the coal trade of the coast.    Other developments of coal properties are being  prepared for, but the above mentioned  are of most present importance^  (Continued on Page 3)  One preparation which contains all the nutritive  STmSg and flavoring qualities of prime beet.  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PHOENIX   AERIE   NO  IBS  Meets In Union Hall  Tueaday evening*.  Vialtlng " brothel��  alwaya welcome  T  W*nt. W. P.   .  C. McAstockmi  W. See  K.ofP.L0Di;E,No.28  ���PHOENIX, B.C.-���  Meets every Tukbday  Evkking at 7.30   :    :  Soiouraing Brotheta Cordla'lr  Welcomed.        :       :  R. H. McCRACKKN.  k. of a. a.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I  intend to apply at the next Bitting of  the Board of License CommieBionern for  ���he city of Phoenix, for a transfer of the  Liquor L'cenae held bv me for the Dominion Hotel to J. B. Boone and Henrr  Massev.  FRANK ANDERSON.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 24th day  November. 1908.  Dominion Ave., Naar City Hall  ��>���� PHOENIX, B. G  Honored by Women  When a woman speaks of her    silent aecret suffering she  trusts you. Millipna have bestowed . this : mark of confidence on Dr. R. V. Pierce,  of Bnffalo, N. Y. Every-  Trhere there are women who  bear ivitness to tfio wonder-  workinj{, curicg-ppwer of Dr.  Pierce'o Favorite {Prescription  ���which saves the' tttferiugsrs  from pain, end ; successfully  grapples with woman'a weaknesses and ttmbborp  ill*.  IT MAKES WEAK WOrtEN STRONG  IT   I1AK15S  SICK WOMEN  WELL.  No woman'a apfwal vraa ever misdirected or her confidence misplaced when sbo wrote for odvioo, to  thc World's Disi>bnsaby Mbdical Associatiom, Dr.  R. V. Pierce, PJresident, Buffalo, N. Y.  Carnages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  assaaaananaaslBBBBssnamBMaaaBBBBBSai  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share cf the Public Patronaas SoOdtuS  'PHOWB S7  MINERAL AGT.  (KOKM  F )  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICK.  "Uiura B," "Ocean Wave," "Atlantic Fractlou'  and "Atlantic Fraction No. a" Mineral clalmi.  nituate in the Greenwood Mininj; Division o(  Yale district.  Where locate*���Tn Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICK that I, DaHisx X. McIktom-  inev, Free Miner's Certificate No. B. I4C95i<u  tend, sixty daya from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtain Ing Crown  Grants of the above claims  And further take notice that action, under �������  Hon 37, must be commenced before the issusM*  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of October, A.D., 190S.  D. L. MclNTOHINKY.  '��  h  m  &  .PHOENIX    LQPqjE  S. H. Md E. r., NO. 47.  ���.������^a��.Mf�����������j^��-����.���i������^^���  Meets every   WKDNF.8DA.Y Hvcnlna   in  j.'Bcan<1ina-lan Hall. Old Ironside* avenue  Vlniting breth'ren'cordlslly welcom*.  ������'���'-' :'"������' \ JKD..FRKNSTROM, Pres:d-nt.  A. O. JOHNSTOV, Fin. Becy.  !^r^Il PHflFNlI NEST   ^1 OBPtR OF OWLS-      |��  MeeUievery Tiicksdat Kvbw  tKO.at Miners*,Onlon Hall.  Wfistiing you fca-ealth, Happiness  and prosperity dwii&gg tine  .owaini^  !!�����  ?*  t  *  rJt  MINERAL ACT.  FOBM   lr.  Ccrllfkale ef ImproveineoW.  NOTICE. ,  "Nnmber One," ,,Nnmber.Two"��g  "No. 3" Mineral Claims, Bituate m in  Greenwowl   Mining   Division  ot   r��  !> WbUe locat^l-Ir Greenwood camp-  TAKE NDTICE that I. Iaaa^H. ^  lett, Free Miner's Certifica e No. Bl��  for myself,   and   as   agent   tor  J��'  Moran,   Free   Miner's   Certifi*^   ��,  BHOOl'. Mnrdock Mclntyre. Free M��i  Certificflte    No.    B19488i.   ��"^ t,flc,te  ander Mcnonald.Free Miner si   ^ .,  No. B15495. intend, sixty dajs Irorn1  hereof, to apply to the Mining B<��*  for Ceitificatesof Improvements. 10    of  purpose of obtaining Crown Oram  the above claims. , action,  And further take  notice that at  nnder section 37, must he cog     (  before the i^uance of such Certint  Improvernents. November.  Dated this second day ol   ��<"��  A.D.,1908. J.H.HALLEXI. KB  '��  W ,  If you suffer from Piles the experience of  thousands leads t>o one definite conclusion���  tbat. the Surest way to relief is The Zam-Buk way! i-urely you  believe that, nature; provides somewhere, a cure (or all. nature's ills!  Zam-Buk is the refined ana conctnt. &ted isftncts of healing herbs���nature's  balm. Theoretically it. should be good. Analysts and doctors agree  on this. Practically ��s wtll as theoretically it. Is good. Thousands  of people in four continents bear testimony.    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'.SCOPE: The  Copper   Industry of  the World;  'COVERING: Copper History, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining, Milling, Leaching,  Smelting, Refining, Btanas, Grades,  Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  . Terminology, Deposits by Districts,  ���States/ 'Countries and Continents,*  Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports,  Finances, Dividends, etc. ~,        \  The Copper Handbook  is conced-  edly the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  'THE MINER needs the books for  the facts it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and  Copper Mines.  THE M ETA I.I.URGIST needs the  book fur the tar.ts it gives him regard-  ii:g copper milling, leaching, smelting  and refining.  -THE COWER CONSUMER  needs the book for every chapter it  tontains. It tells what, and explains  how and why.  THE INTESTOR IN COPPER  SHARES cannot afford to be without  it. The Copper Handbook eives  statistics and general infoimation on  one hand, with thousands of detailed  mine descriptions on the other, covering the copper mines of the entire  world, and the 40 pages of condensed  statistical tables alone are worth more  than the price of the book to each and  every owner of copper mining shares.  PRICE: $5.00 in buckram with  gilt tt p, or $7.50 in full library  morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send  np money, but order the book sent  you, all carriage charges prepaid, on  one week's approval, to be returned if  unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book  and judge for yourself of its value to  you ?  ��� WRITE  NOW  to the editor and  publisher. '  ���jHorace J. Stevens  39, Shelden Building, Houghton  X Mich., U.S.A.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexea at moderate rates.  Has a .preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work  DoeB high Bchool work, confers all bigh  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Oollegiatu Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut .affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Bippereh,B.A.,B.D.,Prittc..  a*l ior Rot. J. P. Bowoll, Bursar.  Other matters worth noting are the  large additions to plant and machinery  made or being made at the smelters���  at Trail for both copper and lead, at  the Granby works, and.at those of tne  B.C. Copper company at Greenwood,  for copper, and too, at Ladysmith,  Vancouver island, by the Tyee Copper  company, also for copper ores; the  building of new and the improvements  made to old concentrating mills in  both east and west Kootenay for lead  and zinc ores; the successful inauguration of the electric lead-zinc smelting  process at Nelson, and several installations of small new stamp mills for gold  ores.  Railway construction, too, is adding  to the transportation facilities of some  mineral bearing districts, notably in the  northern country, in the Similkameen,  and on Vancouver island. The construction of the Kootenay Central, in  East Kootenay, and of the Midway-  Vernon line, in the Boundary, is still  anxiously awaited.  The additional useful work done in  the province by the Dominion depart,  ment of mines should be noted. The  Geological survey branch had field [jar-  ties at work last year in the Boundary,  Similkameen and coast districts; and  on Texada and Vancouver islands,  while preparation was made for work  next year in trie Slocan. The visit of  the acting director ofthe survey, R. W.  Brock, who is thoroughly familiar with  much of the Kootenay and Boundary  country, in company with the Dominion minister of mines, was welcomed in the mining districts.  The largely increased interest taken  in British Columbia by the   Canadian  Mining  institute   is   also a matter (or  congratulation.    The western   branch  of the institute, organized at Nelson in  January, 1908,  with a membership of  about 120, held   interesting   meetings  at Rossland in May and in  Victoria in  September, and will meet   a   fortnight  hence in Greenwood.    Its membership  is   now   about   185 and the interest iii  its proceedings   is  steadily increasing.  The   visit   to   British   Columbia  last  September,   under the auspices of the  institute, of a   number   of  influential  mining engineers and geologists   from  Great Britain and continental Europe  will probably later be evident in   the  introduction of more British capital for  the development cf mines in this   province.   John Ash worth of Manchesttr,  England, an engineer of  international  reputation afterwards said:   "My  own  opinion is that  British  Columbia   will  become in the  near   future   the  great  mining center for British capital.    At  all events it should be.   What impressed me and those who were with me on  the excursion through the various mining camps was the magnificent opening  for British capital which bona fide flo  tation offered.    This will be the view  generally expressed."  GoLn���To the total of 256,000 oz.  Rossland mines contributed about  142,000 oz., Boundry mines and Hcd  ley camp ol Osoyoos division together  about 94,000 oz.; Nelson more than  14,000 oz. 'mostly from Sheep  Creek[  camp),  thti Coast (chiefly the MarLl  Bay mine, Texada Island) some 4,000  oz.,*arid the remainder from the   Lardeau.  ; Silver���The Boundary district's  proportion was 596.000 oz., chiefly  from the copper, mines of the Granby  and British Columbia Copper companies. .The Coast district yielded  49,000 oz., nearly two-thirds of which  was from the Marble Bay mine, Tex-  ada Island, and a little less than one-  third from the Ikeda mine on Moresby  Island of the Queen Charlotte group.  Copper���The year's production of  copper, est.mated at 43,885,000 lbs.  is the largest by nearly 1,000,000 lbs,  of any year since mining was commenced in the province, that of 1906,  42 990,000 lbs..having been the maximum production for one year. Of the  total j for 1908, Boundary district  mines produced about 36,000,000 lbs.;  those of Rossland came next with 5,-  3-0,000 lbs., and then Coast mines  with about 2,500,000 lbs. The production of other parts of the province  was insignificant.  The progress of copper mining in  the Boundary will he evident from the  following figures of annual production,  those in parentheses being for the  whole    of    Hritish    Columbia:        In  1904, 2 2,066,000 lbs. (35.710,000 lbs.)  1905, 27,670,060 lbs. (37,692,000 lbs.)  1906, 32,227,000 lbs-(42,990,000 lbs.)  '9��7��3' 52 1,000 lbs. (40,833,000'lbs.)  1908, 36,000,000 lbs. (43,855,000 lbs.)  Assays of copper ore cf the district,  based upon copper recovered in 1907  averaged 1 34. An idea of the quantity  of coppVr produced by each company  is obtained from the following figures  showing tonnage of ore mined and  smelted last year; Granby company,  1,023.600 tons; Dominion Copper Co.,  22,000 tons ; Consolidated M. and S  Co., 41,600 tons. Dominion Copper  company only operated its smelter for  a few weeks, going into liquidation last  summer. This gives a total of 1,444,-  000 tons of copper ore mined and  smelted last year.  Rossland mines are estimated to have  produced a total of 5,300,000 lb. of  copper in roo8, in the following proportions;    Centre Star, 2,000,000 lb.;  A Canadian View of U.S. Tariff.;  The attitude of the United States  toward Canada has been that of a  petty trader who declines to do business with a man because their fathers  had a disagreement. To his own hurt  he blinds himself to the fact that a  transaction may be profitable to both  parties to it. This attitude on the  part of the United States was not entirely unreasonable. Indeed if ever  there was a case in which retaliation  was likely to do good, here was one,  ���a large community side by side with  a smaller one, two peoples descended  from the same stock* speaking somewhat similar languages, living in the  same environment, and separated by a  boundary which was wholly artificial.  The United States was also aware that  Montreal was a centre of conspiracy  against the North, and that ships had  gone from Canadian ports to force  their blockade.  But all this old bitterness has passed  away, and the frame of mind of Canada  at least is one of good-natured banter  toward an elder brother. Young men  from the United States are coming to  Canada in increasing numbers. They  are found in factories, offices, universi  ties, churches and clubs. They are  crowding the Western lands. They  make good citizens because they take  hold of Canadian institutions, and,  helping to work them, become Canadians. ..'������������"'',���  Canada is now so secure in her  political status as part of the empire  that she has no fear of what trade can  do. The preference wh-ch was granted  to England has a basis in sentiment,  but also in the necessity for cheaper  goods. Sixty-two per cent, of the  I e .pie live on or near the farms.!  They are vitally interested in cheaper  coods from the United States or from  England. The only reservation they  make is that in any readjustment of the  tariff England shall not be at a disad  vantage���From "How Canada Looks  at American Tariff-Making," by Andrew Macphail, in the American  Review of Reviews for January.  Municipality of the Corporation  of the City of Phoenix.  Election Notice.  KoUce is hereby given to the electors of the  Munic'pallty of the Corporation of the City or  Phoenix, B. C, that I require the presence of th^  electors at the City Hall, Inmiinlon Avenue on  nth day ofjauuary, 1909,at ia oVlock no-jti. for  the purpose ���ftrlrcttne persons to 1 eprescnt them  In the "'Municipal Council as Mayor anil  Aldermen and School Trusted  Thc mode of nomination of candidates shall be  as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated lu writing;  the writing shall be subscribed by two voterB of  the Municipality ns proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered to the; returning officer at anv  time between the date ol the notice and 1 P.M  on the day of nomination and in the event of a  poll being necessary, such poll will be open on  thc 14th day, of January, A. D 1900. at the City  Hall. Dominion Avenue, of which every person  ishereby required to take notice and govern  himself accordingly.  Persons qualified to be nominated f-r and  elected as Mayor of the Corporation ofthe City  ot Phoenix, B. C.~, shall be such persons as art  male British subjects of the full age rf twentv.  one years, and are not disqualified under nny  law, aud have been lor six mouths next pre-  ceeding the day of nomination the registered  owner in the t.and Registry Office, of land or  real property in the city of the assessed value, ou  the la-1 assessment roll, ofone thousand dollars  or more, over and above any registered judge  ineut or charge and who are otherwise duly  qualified as municipal voters. '  Persons qualified to be nominated for and  elected as Aldermen for, the Corporation of th>-  City of Phoenix, B C, shall be such persons ar.  are male British subjects ofthe full age of twenty  one years, and are not disqualified under any  law, and who have bet n for the six months next  proceeding lhe day of nomination'he registered  owner, in the r.nnd Registry Office, of land or  real property, in the city, of the assessed value,  on the last muniripal assessment roll, of five  Hundred dollars or-more, over and above any  registered judgment or charge, and who are  otherwise qualified as   municipal voteis.  QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL TRUSTEES.    ,  , Any person qualified to be nominated and  elected as School Trustee shall be such persons  as are householders in the School District and  are British objects of the full oge of twenty  one years and othetwlse qualified to vote at an  election of school trustees iu the school district.  ! Given under my hand at Phoenix, B.C.. the  and day of January, 1009.  H: Hartley,  Retun-ing Officer  BT1-B0*  BroDcbialf  Catarrh  Ui)le55  Oftei,  Spread?  ,. To s  TW  MR.J.C.HERVUS PELLETIER  J. C. Hervus Pelletier, Dep't de rAgricultture, Ottawa, Ont., writes : ,  "The Peruna is particularly efficacious ia the cure ,of catarrhal  affections of the lungs and bronchial tubes, and it is in consequence the  remedy most appreciated here in Ottawa., Six bottles loured me this'  winter of bronchitis. I am completely restored and I owe thanks to the]  Peruna. I have recommended this remedy to a large number of my  friends afflicted with the same trouble, and they have verified my good'  opinion of this valuable remedy." "" p: ->....��� iK ���/';'���'       \  Le Roi No. r, i,7o5,oooand Le Roi  No. 2, 928,000 lb. The ores of these  mines contain gold and silver as well  as copper, Le Roi No. 2 being especially favored in recovering an a\erage  gold value fully twice that from the  other mines. Extensive developments  and at the Centre Star substantial improvements as well were made at mines.  The Le Roi expended $108,000 in  development work consisting of 6,000  feet of drifting, raising, cross-cutting,  etc. and between 4,000 and 5,000 feet  of diamond drilling. The most important results achieved during the  year were the finding of ore bodies of  good grade in the deeper levels of all  three mines���in the Le Roi on the  1,650 foot level, in the Centre Star  down to about 2,000 feet on the incline, and intheLe Roi No. 2 on 700-  foot level, and deeper in a diamond  drill bore.  In the Coast district the copper production to be noted is that of the Britannia Mining and Smelting company,  which last June resumed operations on  a small scale at the Britannia mine,  Howe Sound, and shipped to the  smelter about ro,8oo tons of ore and  concentrate, containing approximately  646,000 lbs. of copper, beside values-  in gold and silver.  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  GAT.AJtRH of the bronchial tubes  often very quickly becomes catarrh  Of the lungs. Catarrh of 'the liihgs  makes the patient an easy victim to the  germs that cause tuberculosis.. Sound  lungs protect themselves against disease germs.  Peruna has acquired a lasting reputation in relieving catarrh;of the throat,  bronchial tubes and lungs. This should  prevent the tubercular bacilli from gaining any foothold in the htngsi and saves  the patient from the'inevitable result.  Mr. Wickliffe R. Smith, Editor of ThV'  Potlatch Herald; ;formerly^rinxsipal of  the Schools at Cameron, Idaho,' writea��  ."For some time 1 suffered with catarrh of the throat and bronchial tubea.,'  I tried many remedies, but could And  nothing that would give me relief.  ���finally I tried.Peruna, .Three bottle*  cured me, made me sound and well. I  believe it -will do as-much'for others/  as it did for me. I shall be glad to  recommend it to those suffering with  catarrh."  Ask your druggis. tor a tree r'eruna Almanac for 1909  Is Recognized  by all   as the  "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY.  WHY ?   Because its manufacturers employ all of their energy to  the  turning out o! a perfect Beer from  the best'materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE,  ETC.  PHONE 23  Phoenix   Brewing;   Co  ������___ k���aaat^BBaaMal  J  JOHN APPLEBY,  BUILDER   AND  CONTRACTOR  I DEANE'S HGIEL^!  g      . . , DANNY DEANE, .Proprietor. ���-������r-,^:  SI This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by '"���  jgE hot water and well furnished throughout for the-accommodation^:  ���j^ of the public.    Everything   Neat,  Clean  and Up-to-Date.    Meals, |  ���>- served at all hours, special attention being given  the Dinihgroom.   ;  ���P Cetitrally Located on  rhe Bridge,  Fifth Srreer,  Phoenix.  TELEPHONE   48.     '  STEAM    HEATED-  ELECTRIC   lighting:  DEALER IN ALL  KINDS OF BUILDING   MATERIAL  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL  KINDS OF SHOP AND REPAIR  WORK  COMFORTS ~  IN   FOOTWEAR  OlflCE AND SHOP,  PO.  BOX NO.   J48  A large consignment of Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jessie Moore," "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed Ameii-  can whiskies.  CANADIAN  ANNUAL  Eastern Canada  Excursions  Low Round Trip Kates to  ONTARIO, QUEBEC AND  MARITIME PROVINCES  Tickets     ipsiied    in     connection    with  SteamRhip Riieinesfl will be on sale from  Nov.   21,  anil   limitml   to  five  months  from date of issue.  FINEST    EQUIPMENT.       STANDARD    FIRST-  CLASS   SLEEPING   AND   TOURIST   CARS   ON  ALL THROUGH TRAINS.  2 Through Express Trains Daily  THE "TORONTO EXPRESS"  Leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10, making  connections  at  Toronto  for  all   points  east and west thereof.  Apply to nearest O. P. R. Agent for full  information.      ,  H  oo  Up-to-the-Minute  PRINTING  AVING just added a large number of fonts of  the Latest Type aud appointments, the Pioneer  is now better than ever equipped to turn out  "Up-to-the-Minute" Printing. Our increased facilities for fine commercial printing, catalogue and book  work enables us to produce a quality of printing not  excelled by city print shops.        : : -  The Pioneer has the only electrically operated  Presses in the Boundary, aud is prepared to execute  all orders with neatness aud despatch. No job too  big,  none too small. ....������  IRONSIDES AVENUE  AND THIRD  STREET  -       -       -       -       - 'PHONE  56  Protect  your health   by protecting  your  feet���our ���  Shoee are corn and  bunion doctors   Let us make  your shoes  to  measure, and you  will have  com-  forfort in wearing slioe*.   Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Large Stock of fine  BOOTS  AND SHOES,  RUBBERS, etc., to select from.   .    .    .    .  MINERS'  BOOTS,   MITTS -. AND  GLOVES ARE SPECIALTIES.  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  A. T. TURANO, Proprietor.  i  on  ��� THE  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  RSTABI.1SIIKI)     IN      1 H O ��.  THE   MOST   PRACTICAL  MINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE    WORLD, or j&  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. :::::: : :  NOT TOO TECHNICAL  BUT JUST RIGHT.  S3   PER   YEAR-SAMPLE   ON   REQUEST.  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  PHOENIX *  PRODUCERS  OF   F  PIONEER  NE   PRINTING  ��M>>*)P^��^��)��%V^r��7��*7<^*t��%��^��^^X^JNI>^^��7r. f^S***S^&S*&&0&0^WjS'&k^0.?&&0Vto  I BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS. 2  ? i AUTHOR- !   SHARKS.  NAME OF COMPANY.  IB.C. Copper Co ���copper   ICiiriboo-McKtnney���roUI   Cousol. M. & S.���uoldcopper.  I  Granby Consolidated���copper.  I  Providence�����IU-er   AOTHOR-  IZHD  CAPITA!..  DIVIDENDS.  % 3.000,000  1,350,000  5,500,000  15,000,000  JOO.OOO ]  Issued  503,000,  1,250,000  Par;  fc :  $t !  Paid  Ioc8  Total  to Date  Latest  Date  53.552;JlOO,   I35,oooi$iooi    540,000  31,0001 J's  $301,300 Sept. 1907  5-16,837] Feb. 1904  7Si.8S5;Nov.ioo7.  3,508,630 Dec. too8  38,j24lSept. 1906  Per  Sh.  ���4��  .04  1.as  3.00  rirroviutij*.*.^"* *. ��� > .....  s^m^Jctumti.sfii-jriJfaim\t\^Js\ss^M^ ffcJrWVJ^tf  *>J��*/*-#*>JN**���  Ths Pioneer for Fin? Commercial Printing S3  i sr*  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  FERROL  ���( At this time of year healthy respiratory organs and ^general  1 healthy condition are  esential.    Ferrol  was especially ^corn-  ���pounded with this end in view.;       It is an emulsion of codger oil, combined with iron phosphrous in their most d.gest-  ' able form.    For  long standing coughs,   colds  and  general  U debility Ferrol fill all retirement.    As a general  tome it is  equally beneficial for children and adults.  > PRICE $1  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS OF   LOCAL  AND  GENERAL ^  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. "���'"'' jg  msmsmaammmamm^^^ - ��� ��� ��� ��� w-  l-laoby New Year |  We wish  to thank  our  many  friends  for  for their patronage   during the past year.  Wi^ trust yon  have shared in a very merry  ^Christmas and wish you a Happy New Year  McRae Bros.  MsrtSwi^  ?���'��� ?������*���!.  ������?.?���  mma%mmmmmm  m  WISHNIG YOU A HAPPY  AND PROSPEROUS  1909  THOS. BROWN,  mm  ���m  m  m  \-<if>*-  GENT'S.    ��.   m  FURNISHINGS  ���I-i-J-?' J ��� I.'*.  LVflnll-i^-^WMiM-^  I r  sstsw*  ���IP  $��wl si ������'���'*���'  A Happy New Year  . to one and all  Al. Almstrom  CONFECTIONERY STATIONERY ~      TOBACCO  w m* WW w^��Wi>��vv.��> ��m w wv vw ww vv trw tAi wm  Oyster cocktails at the Brooklyn  bar���oysters   fresh daily.  For sale or rent���Phoenix Bakery:  apply to W. J. Prendergast.  Born���In   Phoenix,   on Dec. 26th,  to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nelson, a son.  Miss  Ella   Backlin of Spokane  is  spending a few days with her sisters tn  town.  Mayor W. S. Torney of Eholt was a  visitor in town for a couple of days this  week,  Mr. and Mrs. L.Y. Birnie and Miss  Doris returned last night from a visit  with friends in Seattle.  Mince meat, lean hams and bacon,  all Canadjan product���P. Burns & Co.,  at very reasonable prices.  Miss M. Rundberg was home from  Spokane on a visit to her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Chas. Rundberg.  Do you want to quit shivering and  shaking evety time you go out? If so  we can help you.    Love's Drug Store.  Noble Binns of Trail was in town  for a few days this week in connection  with the sale of his furniture business  here.  The residence of Steve Swanson had  a narrow escape from fire on Monday,  a heater with a hot water attachment  exploding. .       ���  If you are thinking of buildingor  require building material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick���call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. C.  A;'. Ross. ���;.���.'  One of : Jim Hill's locomotives  jumped the rails on one of the Granby  sidings late Thursday evening, the  greater part of Friday being required  to replace it.  The next scheduled game of the  Boundary hockey league in Phoenix  will take place next Friday evening,  when the Grand Forks team will line  up against the locals. As Grand  Forks intend to retrieve their loss of  Dec. 30th, the coming struggle promises to be an interesting one.  Notice���Having- disposed of my  business in Phoenix to Mr. C. F. Edwards, I desire to thank my patrons  for the liberal support they have given  me, and as Mr. Edwards is a practical  man in all lines of the business, I bespeak for him as kind treatment as was  accorded myself.���Yours respectfully,  N. Binns.  Friday evening, Jan. istj Mayor W.  S. Torney anrf the.city fathers gave an  enjoyable supper and dance in the  city hall at Eholt. There was quite  a number of guests from Greenwood,  net withstand ing a larger attraction in  that city the same evening. C. E.  King and Alex Strutzel drove over  from Phoenix and rendered a choice  program of music for the devotees of  the terpsychoreon art.  Liquor  Co.  .We furnish the trade all over the  Boundary  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  with  sto  Wines, Liquors and Ggars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we  can  make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. Mc^i^d;k^^ & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  HEE,      UCFE  ACaDBNT.  D^'iJi. iVlatheson  insurance Haent  (IDSLITV    BONOS, "     ���' PLATB   Q1.A88  COMMISSIONER   FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  m  wm  m  ;lieave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m."  J . 5�� ��* lower town, 10.00a.m.  I^eave Greenwood     -       3.00 p.m.  Standard Time  Bpom.pt Attention to Express and Freight.  ���'.' '.���'��������� >n -. j-, .���'���'������'���"I"������'���''' ���  ���.Plkp-tPPipBOMHn'tOri'to*, With McEab Bbos., Knob Bill Ave.  :^^^:11 McELROY, Proprietor;  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B.C  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. ).Gardner.  Mrs. Dunn arrived in town on Tuesday from Spokane on a visit to ftiends.  Grand Forks defeated Greenwood  6-0 at hockey on New Year's night on  Greenwood ice.  Manager A. B. W. Hodges ofthe  Granby company is at present on a  trip to California.  Dr, Simmons, dentist, will be at his  Phoenix office, bank block, Jan. 10 to  13th.    Phone A. 18.  E. Evelyn has returned to the local  bank after a stay ol some weeks at the  Grand Forks branch.  Avoid colds and coughs by wearing  one of our chamois vests or protectors;  all prices.    Love's Drug Store.  Judge Williams returned Saturday  from a trip to Coast cities, where he  met many former Boundary ciuaens.  Phoenix hockey team goes to Green*  wood next Tuesday evening to play a  league game with the team of that city.  Lawrence McKelvie carries two  nasty scars on his face this week as a  result of being hit with the puck at  Wednesday'shockey game.  S. T. Matthews has just completed  the refitting of his baths in connection  with his tonsorial parlors which are  now up-to-date in every particular.  A large consignment of Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jessie Moore," "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed American whiskies.  Shots at Passing Shadows  "Soon we'll be happy"���Pipe.  ���**  Skip MacLean is up against hard  luch at curling, but is said to be progressing favorably with music lessons.  ��t��  "Come, be My Rainbow," by Judge  Williams, in pamphlet form, 10c.  ���M  H. Hartley will not enter the mayoralty contest; there would be no person  to fill .the clerkship.  Mr. Thompson will be the guest of  honor at the Bachelor club's next  dinner. His address will be "Woes of  a crass-widower."  .      ���.   1 '        Ml . .  With the erection of Mr. Mcln-  tominey's residence on 42nd stteet,  Mr. Patterson's mansion' on 98th  avenue, and Mr. Matthews' palace on  Victoria crescent, there promises to be  a boom in the matrimonial market  next summer.  The rumor gains favor that the local  millinery store will become a department of our Dominion avenue dry  goods store; the genial manager, however, is reticent.  ���    m 1 1 tn  Alorriii, Thompson  & Company  MEN'S  SUITS  There is no sample business with us.  We show you the goods your  suits are made of.  There is a great difference between  Tailor and Factory-made clothing  We cannot introduce surgerv into out  tailoring but we can cut the gar  ments so that bow legs, flat chests.,  long necks, etc., won't be so much  in evidence. Our tailoring cos's  so little more than ready-madr  that it is no longer necessary to  wear hand-me-downs.  Pboealx RsIIwsy Timetable.  C. P.  R.  Leaves forEholtand Nelson, 2.20 p.m.  Arrives     .. .. v     500 p.m  G&EAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  '   Spokane .. . ���    8.55 a.m  Arrives 6-3�� Pm  J Church Services Tomorrow ��  Methodist���Service every Sunday  evening at 7.30; Sunday School at 2.30  p,m.; choir practice Friday evening  7.30; Geo P. Strachan.  St. Andrew*' Presbyterian Church  Preaching      Service     tomorrow    at  7:jo p. m. Sunday school and Bjble  class at 2:3c p.m.    A cordial welcome  to all.   Rev.  Samuel Londie, Pastor  Catholic���Church of Our Lady 01  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4U1 Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene-  dictioa ?:jo p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor.  Dan Patterson has sold his ranch up  the West Fork, and a number of his  friends in town have been invited to  partake of his.joy next Monday evening, when he will give [a dance in  Miners' Union lodge hall.!  Notice���As I have disposed of my  business in Phoenix, all bills due and  payable must be paid before Jan, 30th.  Mr. R. K. McCammon will be at my  former, place, of business, Ironsides  avenue, to pay and receive the same.  ���Yours respectfully, N. Binns.  The Lee-McClellan company held  the boards ofthe local opera house on  Thursday and Friday evenings, but  owing to the severe weather the  audiences were small. Tonight they  will present "Down East," said to be  the strongest and most entertaining of  their repertoire.  On Adam's peak, in Ceylon, at  about 7,000 feet above sea level, there  is a large flat stone on which is the  imprint of a hitman foot. Mohammedans believe this to be the place that  Adam first stepped,'on being expelled  from the Garden of Eden. In close  proximity to this are the tea gardens ol  the world-famed Nuwara Eliva district,  where "Salada" Tea is grown.  $6.5<  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sereo 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 Coarse and givee  Diplomas. Givee a liberal education id  its Collegiate Coarse and in the Ladies'  Coarse for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  oHto Upiversity, which ithe college ie in  lot affiliation.  For fuller information ����d terms write  Rev. W.J. 8ipj>erell,B.A.,B.D.,Pruici-  paljQff B*v. J. P. BowsU, Bwwur.,  Skatlag Carnival.  The management of Phoenix skating  rink has arranged for a big carnival to  be given on Wednesday evening, Jan.  13th. The following attractive list of  prizes is hung up: ' :  Best Ladies' Costume, oilette  painting and frame.   Best Gent.'s  Costume, Kalar  bash Pipe.... - ���..-. ��� ��� ���  Best Girls' Costume, Chromotype Picture and Frame....  Best   Boys'.   Costume,   Gold  Watch Chain.... .".. -   - - - -  Best Comic Costume, Colored  Chromo and Frame.  .....  Best    representation    of   any  character,   Steel   Engraving  and Frame   3rst   Lady   Skater,  Chromo-  Picture and Frame   Best    Gent.   Skater,   Curling  Stone Tobacco Bowl   Men's  Race,  free for all, 1st  Prize, P'pe and Case   Men's   Race,   Second   Prize,  Tobacco Bowl   Lady's Race, Fruit Cake   Boys'   Race,  Hunting   Scene  Picture and Frame   G>ls'  Race,  Steel Engraving  arid Frame   Skating,   7.30,   all   skaters  masked.  Costume prizes awarded at 9 o'clock  and masks raised.  The prizes are now on exhibition at  the Union cigar store.  Prliter*' Aontml Banquet.  Following a meeting of the Boundary Typographical Union, No. 358,  in Phoenix last Sunday, the members  of the union were entertained at a  dinner at the Brooklyn hotel in the  afternoon by the local printing fraternity. The Biooklyn, which has won  an enviable reputation in the serving  of excellent dinners, excelled itself in a  menu which was of the variety particularly resished by the typo. Among the  notables around the board were President A. M. Davidson, of the Greenwood. Times, who headed the table  and toast list, Frank Sherwood, deputy  Ul S. customs officer, of Ferry, Wash.,  rjf&Ko if gave reminiscences of a devil's  e3��}y days in 'Frisco. James Grier, the  historian of the Greenwood Ledge,  made the speech of the evening in  which he referied to having attended  a similar banquet at the Waldorf As  toria, New York, some thirty years ago  and gave motion of a '"clam bake" at  Greenwood at,the next meeting of the!  local knights of the stick. Following  was the menu:  Oyster Cocktail���72 point  Slug Young  Lettuce       Stick Celery  Oyster Soup, Wide Spaced    ;  Caviar a la paste pot    Salted Almonds  Pickled Walnuts���with printers ink  Baked Salmon, Chevalier style  :   Ox Tongue with small pica olives  Lamb Chops, Petit Pois  ���       Baked Apples a la Palestine  Re<J one for Forem^p  Premier Sirloin Beef Yorkshire pudding  Young Turkey, Cranberry Sauce  Lobsters et al;���Salad���Mayonnaise  Pied Potatoes, Steamed  French P. P. P's  Pies���Apple; Deep Minion and Pearl;  Hell-Box Mince; Nonpareil Chocolate  Half-tone Cuts Cream and Lemon  Steamed Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce  Union Cake    Christmas Cake  Angel Cake���Devil's Delight  Oranges Apples Bananas Grapes  Mixed Nuts Cluster Raisins Figs  Canadian Cheese Saratoga Chirs  McLaren's Imperial Cheese  Green Tea Black Tea  Coffee  Cocoa  Marshall Lemonade  ALL   IN���THIRTY  R. HORRELL  MFRPHANT   TAILOR.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Land Registry  Act and in the Matter ofthe Title U. Lot  6, Block 1, Old Ironsides subdivision,  Town of Phoenix.  Whereas the Certificate of Title of  Williana J. Porter being certificate of  Title No. 10558a to the above heredita-  inent* has been destroyed and app'ica-  tioh has been made to me for a du plicate  thereof: , ,y  Notice is hereby given that a duplicate certificate of;Title to the above  heiedilaments will he iesued at the ex  piration of one month from the first  publicatiod hereof unless iu the meantime valid objection to the contrary is  made to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS.  District Registrar  Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B. C, Dec. 28th, 1908.  tp  5-c-o  3.00  3-����  6.50  6.00  300  3��9  5.00  300  8.00  2.00  2.00  be  MINERAL ACT.  (FOKM P.)  Csrtlflcata of Improvements,  NOTICE.  ' No. 4 " Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District, British  Columbia.  Where located���In Greenwood Camp.  . TAKK NOTICE tbat I, Murdock Mclntyre,  Free Miner ��� Certificate No B 194s*. intend,  sixty days from the.date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder lor a Certificate of ImproTe-  menta, for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further Take Notice that acticu, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates ol Improvements.  Dated thia and day of October, A.D., 1908.  MDRDOCK McINTVRB.  EXCURSIONS  -FROM-  SERIOUS DEPLETION IN  .     FUNDS  HARD TIMES HARD ON THE POOR  CONSUMPTIVE  Uteit Hiatal Stoek Quotation*.  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:  Alberta Coal and Coke      . 1Q  B.C. Copper      8.2fl  Domin. Copper        .50  Granby      105.00  Charles Dickene   Cons. Smelters     80.00  Copper King 3J<  Gertie         .02%  Hecla  ....      3 25  International Coal...        .85  Kendall .. $5  Missoula Copper 0,')!^  Nabob ..:... .2"^  Oom Paul 04  Panhandle Smelter... .3'^  Rambler-Cariboo ,15  Rex        .10  snowstorm..      2.12  Snowshoe   .7}^  So Hi van 00%  Sullivan  Bonds            ��tewart         .62V*  1!ff8aQarack-���h6sapeake    . .55  aSKBD  .14  8 37!*  -62^  110.00  90.00  .04  .03^  3.75  105  105  .03 %  .3  .05  .3?.,  .15^  .1159  2.15  .8  .01X  .75  Muskoka Free Hospital for Consumptives Makes an Urgent Appeal  for Money.  $35,000 Required to Covet" Bank Overdraft  and Provide for Maintenance ot  Poor Patients.  These head-lines tell the story of  pup peedtf.  They are heavy and urgent.  Many times during the past twelve  months the question has pressed  itself upon the Trustees, " Can we  continue the work further ? "  Every month brought its quota of  accounts for salaries and wages of  staff, bills of butcher, mjlkrnan,  eggs, groceries,, heavy coal bills���  a serious item���and other uncontrollable expenses so long as the  doors were kept open.  These had to be paid somehow.  Contributions ��� especially after  the turn of the year when the financial depression was felt at its keen-,  est���fell off to such an extent, that  each month the burden became  heavier,  During all this period there was  only one thing to do, and that was  to lean on our banker���swelling the  bank overdraft.  The trial was the severest in the  history of these Muskoka Homes,  which   nearly   3,0QQ  in    which   nearly   3.0QQ   persons, ~~  ��^y^t:d "hi,e ""* [Prices, 75c, 56c, 25c  St. John to Liverpool  Dec  it  Jan.  11th���R.M.S.  Empress of Ireland  25lh���RM.S.  Empress of Britain  2nd���S.S. Lake Manitoba  ���'     8th���R.M.8. Empress of Ireland  First Cabin $72.50 and upward  Second Cabin $42.50and upw'rd  Third Class $27.50 and $28.75  To LfOiadoA Direct  Dec. 9th���S S.   Montfort  Dec. 13th���S.S. Luke Mich'8an  Carrying Third-Clftss  passengers   onl��  Rate $27.50  Reservations Secured in Advance by  all Railway Agents.  J. E. CARTER, Agent. Phoenix.  H.  M. McOALLVM, General Agent,  2}7 Meperrnot Ave.,  Winnipeg, Manitoba  PHOENIX OPERA HOUSE  The Lee McClellan  Dramatic Company  IN REPERTOIRE  SATURDAY  own East  ���HMHSaiSSSKHB  *  LOOKING  BACKWARD  Through the year 1908 that is  just drawing to a close we find  that it has been our GREATEST  YEAR IN PHOENIX; 1908  has outstripped all other years,  and we feel that we must thank  our many customers and friends  for their kind co-operation.  LOOKING  FORWARD  To 1909, we wish one and all a  bright and prosperous: Neiv Year,  and trust lhat we may still share  in your liberal patronage to a  greater extent than ever before.  k  !v*'  I-r4.fl  rPP'  tfi!  m  to  li  .-V  ;. ��a  m

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