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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 16, 1909

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 ^  Mx.-;'.  ,>���: wv  trtr4"-~F!��1;*�� ^l-WV-^  ���*���- ������r-tr.*1:" '*  "Tenth' Year.  v .��� 'i,  ;:-i:  i!5-y��.-.  WE ARE OFFERING-  fecial Prices  on Men's Heavy  Winter-Goods  flen*s Mackinaw Coats ::������.���.;:"  mmwammmfm^m^mmmammmmmaammmmmmaawmmmammmammmmmmmmmm^  V.y' .$�����     $500 COAT FOR $4.00  t    ^.. ^$6i00 COAT ; FOR  $5.00  $7,00  COAT! FOR  $6 00  "   ^ $150 SWEATER for $1.00  V $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 Op and $1.25  ������r Men's Pur-Lined Caps, from 75c. up  A Special Value in Men's Underwear at $i.oo  .....v.:,..:;j:-* ;���-*������:. a Garment ���  ;. ���     These reductions in pricesj should   prove attractive  ':, ('.������:,        during zero! weather.  s #���<�������> M��^��i��Wwi>,��>aj. JJ^  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL,  vV'  <S��W.i_  ���.:���: .v: ���.���;���; ���������-. ������.������:-;v:.>fe.:jji'^v;^v . .     '���%$.      '  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  SATURDAY, JANUARY  16,  1909  No. 8  RUMBERGER IS  MAYOR FOR 1909  Recei ved 36 Majority  over D* ]. Matheson  Four of Six Aldermen Elected  on Rumberger Ticket.  Boundary Mining Notes  Phoenix has had se\ eral keenly contested municipal election campaigns,  but none have been more actively conducted than that which was brought to  a close on Thursday evening, electing  George VV. Rumberger mayor by a  majority of 36 votes over D. J. Matheson. Workers on both sides were busy  all day, teams were on hand to bring  voters to the polls, and many voters  came from a distance.  The chief interest centered in the  mayoiality contest, MV. Rumberger  having previously served as mayor from  1901 to 1906, but was defeated in the  1907 and 1908 contests by Mr. Matheson. It was generally expected that  there would be a close finish, and Mr.  Rumberger's majority of 36 is not only  None of the Boundary copper com  panies have any   part  in   the  copper  com bine,being formed in New York.  About 240 men are now working  regularly at the B. C. Copper com  panies Mother Lode mine. In the  summer months a great deal of the  ore tonnage is secured frcm glory hole,  but-in winter all the ore is mined from  the interior stopps and requires a larger  force to keep up the requirements of  of the smelters.,  E. Jacobs, secretary, has sent the  following notice to members of the  Western Branch of the Canadian Mining Institute : Owing to serious dim"  culties with plant and machinery, the  result of freezing' of water at mines and  smelters, following enforced temporary  suspension of operations, caused by  stoppage of electric power during extreme cold weather, so few Boundary  members would be free to attend  meeting if held Thursday, 14th inst.,  as previously intended, that local members have strongly urged postponment  until Monday, 25th inst, which course,  appearing necessary under exceptional  circumstances, has been decided upon.  You are accordingly hereby notified of  this unavoidable change of date."  INSTALLATION OF   >  K.P. OFFICERS  Phoenix Royal Mloitrels.        ;  The benefit performance to be given  by the Minstrels in Greenwood on  20th mst will be a success, if hard  work brings success. The end men  have a bunch of hew jokes, never be  fore heard either in Phoenix or Greenwood, the specialties in the olio have  been strengthened by the addition of  a number which will Be a surprise.  The proceeds of the performance will  be used to buy an artificial limb for J.  B. Carrigan, the popular left fielder on  the Greenwood ball team last summer.  Any one going to Greenwood on the  20th from Phoenix will see a performance which! will repay them for their  trip���besides helping a good cause.  Tuesday Evening is Followed  by Banquet at Brooklyn.  prand Forks lodge Knights of  Pythias and Phoenix lodge, No. 28,  held a double installation of officers at  Castle Hall, Phoenix, on Tuesday  evening. It had, originally been intended that Greenwood and Midway  lodges would also be installed on the  same occasion, but owing to the  severity of the weather the officers of  these lodges were unable to be present.  The installation ceremony was performed by George Chappie, D.D.G.G.,  the following officers being duly installed:  Grand Forks���P.C., Robert Petrie ;  C.C.. Duncan .j-McDonald; V.C., E.  W. Stuart; M. at A., W. F. Stuart ;  Mi of VV. J. D. Munro ; K.R.S ; S. T.  Hull; M. of F., George Chappie ; I.G.,  Henry Eycr; O.G., Nelson Sutterland.  Phoenix���P.C, F. C Graham; C.  C , R. J. Gardner; V. C , J. W. Han-  nani; Prelate, Charles McKay ; M. at  A., James Baternan ; M. of W., F. C.  Graham; K.R.S., R. H. McCracken ;  M. of F., Rev. S. Lundie; M. of E.,  G. Kay; I. G. McLean ; O. G. Jos.  Burby.  Following the installation ceremony  all present adjourned to the dining  room of the hotel Brooklyn, where a  banquet was held. A large table  extended from opposite ends of the  dining room seated the entire assemblage of Pythian brethren, and seldom  has the menu given by Mr. Marshall  been equalled in town. Crisp and  pointed re'marks by "many of the gentlemen present brought a very pleasant  evening to a close.  Boundary Side Lights  .�����'!;���   w/  Iffy r-'y>' Jf  EACKOFPOWER  ,���..���.'!     ....j-;,  , The following' are the customs returns for the port of Grand Forks as  reported to the collector of customs,  R. R. Gilpin, for the month, of December: Grand Forks, $i,598i3}; Phoenix, 1,836 93; Carson, $55.5.9; Cascade, $48.81.    Total $3,639.62.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF PHOENIX  a surprise to those who opposed  his  election, but to himself as well.  In the alderman contest there was  also a decided victory for those supporting Mr. Rumberger's election, the  full quota being elected on his "ticket"  in the east ward and James Marshall  heading the poll in the west ward.  Below we give the result of Thurs  day's election in detail.also the figures of  the 1908 election.    The blanks in the  190S vote indicate that the men named  were not candidates last year.  TOR   MAYOR  - 1908 1909  G. VV. Rumberger    90 113  D. J. Matheson 128 79  FOR   ALDERMEN   (3)  EAST WARD  Palmer J. Cook... .:....  50 67  Danny Deane    ��� 59  Abner Hillier    5�� 57  L. Y. Birnie   65 46  Robert Carson '..  71 35  P. H. Cosgrove ��� 35  FOR   ALDERMEN   (3)   WEST WARD  fames Marshall   ��� 57  A. D. McKenzie      52 41  George VV. Rogers    ��� 38  Theophil Biner    33 37  Julius Carson       32 31  Colin  Ross ��� 3��  BALANCE-SHEET  For Year Ending December 31, 1908T  Alderman James Marshall, the popular  proprietor of Hotel Brooklyn  When the results of the election  were made known, the supporters of  Mr. Rumberger formed a torchlight  procession at the Hotel Brooklyn, and  headed with a drum started for the  upper town. Mr. Rumberger was  ilaced on a white horse, followed by a  pack horse, representing "the father of  Phoenix" as he arrived in camp seventeen years ago. At the E. T. Bank  corner Mr. Rumberger addressed the  electors expressing his pleasure on being elected. A number of the successful aldermen and their supporters also  made short speeches.   .  NELSON   CITY  The elections in Nelson on Thurs  day resulted in Harold Scions being  elected over W.G. Gillett by a majoiity  of 28. Following are the new alder  men: Geo. VV. Hale, Ed. Kerr, G. B.  Matthew, George Steed, D. C. Mc-  iMorriSj and J. F. Kilby.  ASSETS  Cash on hand Dec. 31, 1908  Cash in Bank Dec. 31, 1908  Fire Department equipment  Police       "  Public Bui Mings   Sillewalks   StreetB   Bridges   City Cemetery ���  Furniture and Fixtures   Unpaid Taxes 1901   "       "        1902   1903   "       -1904   "       "        1Q05   :    "       "        1906   "    .   ���'        1907 ...  "       "        1908.   School Taxes Unpaid 1906...  " " "       1907...  1908...  Water Right Marshall Lake  249 23  1 166 05  4 917 53  125 60  6 421 39  7 824 53  15 992 32  1 P56 67  650 72  613 40  10 60  48 95  54 45  67 50  140 25  262 98  336 90  862 63  13 00  142 66  443 52  1 000 00  $42 853 88  I hereby certify the above is correct.  Plnenix, B. C, January 9th. 1909.  LIABILITIES  Board of School Trustees   Bills  Payable,  at  Bank of  Montreal   Suspense Account (School  Taxes 1908   City of Phoenix, Excess of  Assets over Liabilities   580 63  7 5C0 00  1 04  34 772 21  During 1908  Greenwood   collected  $10,005,95 as taxes. ;  Superintendent P. VV. Lover has  moved into his new residence at Den-  oro.  ��� if.;;  ,, ,.  Born ���In Greenwood, oh Thursday  Jan. 14th, to Mr. arid Mrs. Sydney'  M. Johnson, a son."."���>'<�� ���"-������' '':   /'.  '/.;������  The residence of VV. Kerr, diamond  driller, at Mother-Lode mine was destroyed by fire last week.    v  Boundary Liberal associations have  endorsed J. D. Spense, Greenwood,'  for a vacancy on the bench in the  court of appeal.  Martin Burrell, M.P. for Yale-Cari  boo, left on Saturday for Ottawa to  attend the first session of .the new  parliament, opening on Jan. " 21st.  Mrs. Burrell accompanied him to the  Dominion capital.  Following are the officers of the  Gieenwood lodge, F.O.E., for the current term: President, VV. Frawley;  vice-president George VVellwobd ; chap  lain, Ole Lofstad ; secretary, F. Bi  Holmes ; treasurer, A. Sater;. conductor, J. VV. Nelson ; inside guard, George  Thompson ; outside guard, T. Edwards.  In the Greenwood city elections on  Thursday, H. Bunting was elected  mayor over John B. Desrosiers by 19  majority, the former securing 108 votes  and the latter 89. The following  aldermen were elected���north ward/  G. J. Wilson,. F. C. Buckless and' A-  F. H. Meyer; south ward, S. P. Dixon,  Sidney M. Johnson and T. M. Gulley.  \.:<n  .MihifigrllCjc^crally Sus=  Fouti  L^ocal Mines, Ar^AgaiotMOper-  -> ating at Regular Gapacity  ,'���:���''���'>'ii'��-.�� /- 4��.' ��'���.;>'-ji-f i'.'.-.i.-'i', Vi;��f'j*S  GRAND FORKS  DEFEATS PHOENIX  $42 853 88  G. D. Tubnkr, Auditor  RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE YEAR  ENDING DECEMBER 31st.  1908  BKCEII'TS  Cash in Bank Jan. 1st 1908  Cash on hand Jan. 1st 1908  Health Department   Jail account -���   I'oiice Court   Licenses   B. C- Govt. School Grant...  Printing and Advertising...  Interest   Ceu.etery Lots sold   I >oi�� Taxes   Real Estate Taxes, 1901   "   "    "  1902   "  1903   '���  1904   "    "  1905   "  1906   "  1907   "    "  1908   School Taxes 1906   '���      1907   " "      1908   Road  Tax 1907    1908   B. C. Government Grant in  lieu of 2 p. c. Mines tux...  Suspense account   Bills Receivable   B.C. Govt. Grant Small-pox  124 63  33 24  59 no  71 00  586 25  360 UO  412 50  5 00  68 92  40 00  108 00  7 20  13 20  8 80  33 30  101 20  189 64  291 72  564 09  12 25  78 87  807 03  2 00  256 00  300 00  1 04  100 00  152 40  $15 787 2S  I hereby certify the above is correct.  Phoenix, B. C. January, 9th, 1908.  EXPKNDITCKES  Wuter and Light   Fire Dept. Maintenance   Health Department   Police Dept. Maintenance...  Ja!l FxpensK   Public Building!!   Public Buildings Mainten...  Board of Works, Sidewalks  " Streets ...  S treets  Maintenance   Board of Works Bridges...  Kire Dept. Equipment   Police    "  Board of School Trustees   Leeal Expense   Salaries   Printing,   Advertising   and  Stationery   Interest a:;d Discount   Insurance Premiums    Charity   Office Expense   General Expense   Incidentals   Bills Pa>able, 'l'h.   Bank of  Montreal   Cash on hand and in Bank  December 31st,  I'.iOS   287 55  392 51  166 25  431 00  98 95  9 25  77 80  68 62  431 00  891 06  7 35  343 40  lit 35  001 7S  280 35  lit) 50  207 85  694 07  220 00  356 40  57 98  172 98  10 03  000 00  460 28  16 787 28  Scores Winning Goal on Overtime Plaiy.  The hockey match last night be  tween Grand Forks and Phoenix teams  on the local ice resulted in a " win for  the visitors by a score of four goals to  five.      .  The game was fast from the start-off.  Phoenix got first blood, both teams  played hard and checked .closely," and  when half .time-was,up the score was a  tie^-two "all.  i The momentum of excitement in the  second half increased as the game  continued, Phoenix leading in the  scoring. The visitors, however, never  let up and when time was called, the  score was again a tie���4 all.  In an extra five minutes of play,  neither team scored, but in the second  extra five minutes allowed to decide  the game, Grand Forks found the  net and won the game.  This ties Grand Forks and Phoenix  teams for the Boundary league championship, and should stimulate interest  in future games.  The visitors were a gentlemanly  septette of hockeyists, they played the  game, and there was little roughness,  James Pierce giving general satisfaction as umpire. The lineups follow :  Phoenix Grand Eorks  Lackie goal Woodland  McDonald point.... McAlmond  Simuis.    c. point Elliott  Clark rover.. Reid  The pre shipments from Boundaiy  m'iftes*a'ft"d--lfe_tti^  this week make the" lowest seven days'  record for over a year, caused  by   thes  suspension  of  practically^l  rajrifriff  operations in the  Boundary'for  four  days, through lack of efe'etTrc5ar-rpJbwer  from the VVest  Kootenay   Power and  Light company's1 plaftLat Bonnington.  VVest Kootenay rafnifj| was  similarly  affected.'-. .-.    ��$$$!>,,  ���  The trouble cc^rnetffied on  Saturday morning, ancor ice interfering with  the  operation, .of; the., hydroejectric  plant.    The .Kootenay  river at,Bon-  ningtonhas been.full of thrck' fc^andi  frozen slush, occasioried^.by the extreme  cold weather,  the approaches, to the  water wheels.beingco.nstanUjr; blocked.  A portion of the machinery^was  kept  in motion .and^sufficrenr^current:?was;  given Boundary industries for immediate necessities,' mine pumping",flighting,'^  etc.     The... mild  weather., thisA week  helped the situation, arid on Tuesday,,  afternoon   the    current    was    again L  turned on.      , ...... .,,..,.���>..;^r^.'w.v-.  The Granby and B. C. Copper com.-".-  pany's plants were practically at a stand-'���������-  still from Saturday till Wednesday, and  employees were: given an enforced holi ��� ~  day.    Both companies will lose heavily  from  water  pipe*."freezing,;, but   the  plants are being refittedc?and will soon  be operating at regular capacity again.  The cold; snapwhich set-in on "Jan."  4th and lasted till Monday of .this,  week has been the severest in the!  coast'province foe half. a4century.: and;  many minimum records in temperature j  have been recorded. Tfiei lowest tem-i  perature in Phoenixjwas 26 Mfow-zero,':  but in - varioua j parts of-the. inferior, \  including the Okanagan valley,'^6 to j  60 below zero, have been recorded; -    ;  McKelvie..  McQueen.  Grant......  .center .Mann  .r. wing    Jost  .1. wing. . . .Longhurst  . .. . -  spare man...... Baker.  R.   Curran,   the   manager,   and   C;  Haverty,   secretary-treasurer of Grand  Forks club, with several rooters   were  in attendance.  S. H. and E. P. Officer* j  ��* ���      ��� t  At the regular meeting of Lodge, i  No. 47, Scandinavian Aid and Fellow-��  ship Society, on   Wednesday  evening,:  the following officers, were elected for'  the current .term: President, Ed. JFern-....  strom;   vice president,  Oscar  Larson,  recording   secretary,   Louis : Carlson;  financial   secretary,   A.   O.   Johnsor��j!:  treasurer,  Albin   Almstrom; marshaU,.-  Ole Fiva; chaplain, Miss Annie Back-.,  lurid; inside guard, Chas. Hagan; outside guaird, Miss Ellen Peterson; libr'.j  Chas. Olson; trustee,'Chas. Hagan.- -*  Burrell's Majority Wag 893 ���'>  '��� The Grand Forks Gazette gives the  following summary of the late Federai ������  bye-election in Yale-Cariboo:  C��riboo...   Lillooet   Yale. '..   Kamloop* -.  Similkameen   Okanagan..'   Greenwood   Grand Forks   Bunting  3    ���  IS  60  48  109  89  I S3  49��  Burrell  .3961 '  ��75.  301  628   ���  ��93  132S  MS  327  34'3  Ron  - 164  ,93  "J09  .   i&l  ^39'  . ��99  320  3530  .Spoil  Total"Burrell majority .  ed  : ..��������.  4  9  %t.  1.4  ���34  ���    *���  11  . 95  ...S93  1907        190S  613.537 1028,747  135,001      48,��26'  !! BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  I�� The following table gives the ore shipment* of Boundary mines lor    190c  1 1 1903.1904,  1905,  1906,   1907, 190S and 1909, as reported to the Phienix Pioneer���  (> Mink. 1000      toot       1902       1903       i����4       t9��5 1906  , .Grauby Mines.... S4.553 '3>.762 3<>9.*5S 393.71''   549.703   653,8*;   Sol.404  T Snowshoe        197      '.73'    2o,Soo   71,213     --...       8,426  ��� phoenix Amal        A B. C Copper Co.  MothefLode..-   5.340    99.034 141.336 138.079   '74.398    I47-576  B.C. Mine  19,494    47.405    14.811    19.365     ������        Emma -  650     8,530   22.957     37.900  Oro Deuoro -.    15.537     16,400  Bonnie Belle  30  Dora. Cop. Co....  Br'klyu-Stem      32,350     5S-73>  Idaho..   Rawhide   Sunset-  S02     7,455    15,731  Mountn Kose   Athelstan     1,200 550  ���..      5,646  Y     Morrison  150     3.339  % R. Bell        560    ...  f Senator         363  A Brey Fogle   X No. 37   t.5, 'og-  3.070  S.350  Ii  '"'5?  4,586  G.   P. Turner, Auditor  To the Mayor and Aldermen,  of the Corporation of the City of Phoenix,  B. C.  Gentlemen:  I beg to band you herewith a statement of the Assets and Liabilities and  Receipts and Expenditures for the year ending Dec. 31st, 1908, as set forth  in the books of tbe City Treasurer.  I have made a careful audit of the Vouchers and Books of Account of the  City of Phoenix as kept by the City Clerk, and find the same to be all true and  correct. I have also audited the Collector's Tax Roll for the year 190S, and  find the same balances correctly with the Cash Book and Ledger. All of  which is rerpectfully submitted.  Yours very truly  Geo. D. Turner, Auditor  Phoenix, B. C. Jan. 9th, 1908.  Reliance   k Sulphur King....  _ Winnipeg ....  ��� Golden Crowu...  Kiug Solomon...  3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of PariH   Jewel   Riverside   Carmi  ���  Sally   Kambler  ,  Butcher Boy   Duncan   Providence   Hlkhorn   Slrathmoie   Golden Uagle...  Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   I.ast Chance   E. P. O. Mine... .  Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent ,  Ruby   Republic   Miscellaneous...  3.450  322  364  33  0.485  3.007  25,108  3.056  4,747  1.8J3  105,900  1.4S8  U.S04  3.177  20S.32I  1,712  18,274  14.481  331.899  140.685  2.960  26,032  48,390  3.5S5  43.395  13.353  64.173  31.370  3i.asS  649  1,076  3.350  1.040  ....���.���  665  3,000 .  350  785  635  482  2,060  "fi��>'  3,435  150  3S6  79  ....30  145  993  400  167  726  335  so  3X>  3,230  80    3.456      335  500  7S'3  7.0  'JO  >"' 20  S<5  bit.  . *73  20  40   3o  106  76  9  18  t 140  40  140  30  ' '5  589  90  "65  108  ��� 40 ���  700  20  234  30  45  ���7*  vsx;  500  Total, tons  96,600   390,800508,876 690,419 839,?ijS  r Smelter treatment���  Granby Oo 03,387   230,828 313.340 401,921 596,25'J  B.CCopperCo  117.6H 148,600 163,913 210,4*4  Dom. Cop. Co _ 133,57030.9.10  933,6��S 1.161.337 1.148,337 ��i487i48aj"  687.9SS 828,879  .���10 S30 123,740  81.059     3l8,8ll  6J7.620  34i.95��  153.439  Total reduced.. 63J89 348^39 460,940697,404 837.66i  9^3,8/71.17*^30 1.133.017  i.339.o6o  .'OiWiBrj  1  m  1  I  Jill  1  II  ff' /l'S"B  III  '.tf,m  m  1  '���kp  ii S  ���hi  l��_4MM��i^M^��^r<^^^^j^BHfi^jfrk^<>-^ 4r:<MSr4ft^_^<����k��GU-^rr����-<at_a f ipQs
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Pure* Wholesome* Reliable
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.Blade from cream of tartar derived
«olely from . grapes, the most delicious and healthful of all fruit acids.
Its use .5 a guarantee of perfect food
and a protection against the ills that
follow the use of alum, arum-phosphate and other low grade powders.
The mixture* called baking powders that sell for ten or
twenty'five cents a pound, or a cent an ounce, are all alike,
mad* from alum and coating lets than three cents a pound.
A stampede is reported under way
from Dawson to a new stream on the
Stewart, about ten miles below the
mouth of Black Hills.
Elijah Heathcote, formerly inspector
of mines for Alberta, has been appointed superintendent of the collieries
of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., at
Coal Creek.
A smelter will shortly be erected in
Vancouver to treat oie brought down
from mines, in Alaska, according to
William Rae, of the Sunset Mines
company.
The extraordinary severe weather of ^
the past week has interfered with work j
A l3-e«t Avtr«|t Whloh Compares *lth 20
Cants In Pmrjou* Yoir
In 1907 the average price of electrolytic copper was a trifle over 20 cents
per pound. For the 12 months of
1908 the average was only slightly
better than 13 cents per pound. Thir-
teen cents is a low average for copper,
as viewed by the returns of recent
years, and is destined to make rather
disappointing the annual exhibits of the
copper mining companies for the 12
months just ended.
The lower price for copper during
the past 12 months has had partial
compensation in a, material saving in
the operating costs, and it is probably
not extravagant to make the claim that
the average cost of producing copper
m this country in 1908 was  fully one
Pe-ru-na Promptly Relieves-
Severe Cold and La Grippe.
Mr. T. Barnecott, West Ayliner, Ontart
"lost winter I was :n mi+K -n««moni
rto. Can.,-writes:
Itook
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to follow hor trade of tailorln
DRAY1NG
Of all kinds promptly Attended
to. Rapid Express and Bapgag*
Transfer. Careful attention to all
orders. Phone A66.
JAMES Q. HcKEOWN.
"lean
S£S^M«SS_:«r mi -*-5^2_J__~s*2S^SS
to a considerable extent, the  mines at}"' " ■■*,-"■
Coal Creek   having  closed  down for I cent per pound below the cost of the
two days on that account
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The P^o^ Pioneer
'  had Wmmmitf Miaiaa J*****?
PROVINCIAL.
ma •_«»»_*• "»'*■■ -
wp^uipHiN
ALrRCO LOVE. Manamii
i  Rossland has a snowshoe club.
: Brokers are offering $400 {<x South
African war scrip;
If Vancouver has. an'.. iceU skating rink
fQr^he^nrWtime in years.) .-.,., ■
] ChilHwack and surrounding country
is sponf to be supplied ;■ with natural gas.
! The , Fidelity.:Life Insurance^com-
pany'^'has been organized,- with. head?
quarters in Vancouver. •:    *     ■;.
of Reyelstoke public school, has been
appointed school inspector.
.-',:Frank.Chapman and, Arthur^ Blair,
colored, perished from exposure, near
Penticton, on Chrisu^^y. j| v
JIarry Scorey^-s rancher, aged 4°.
j raiding ■? at ^Mission    Junction,   was
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the;-result of a fight^th a lion.,y .    •
tA/ S. 'Ooodeve^ MiP/ for Kootenay,
-     >, '
Herman Beckman, owner of the
Copper King and Kimberley, near
Kamloops has decided to sink a shaft
at the, Kiruberley next spring. This
has already been done at the Copper
King.
The.Djamond Vale Coal Co., is now
merged into a new company styled the
Diamond Vale; Collieries, Limited.
The price paid was $400,000, of
which $150,000 was in cash and $250,-
000 in stock in. the new corporation.,
;\Vord comesifrom I Thistle, Creek of
a strike there yielding in some instances
as high as $23 to the pan. This
phenomenally rich dirt is on 1,03 below
discovery, which is not far from the
mouth of the: stream
i Another rich strike of ore has been
made at Sandon. This time it is at
the Dayton group, known as the Ya
Ya,: on which. reliable report. says two
feet of clean ore were cut into the
latter part of last week. All Sandon
is agog over the discovery
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;      There has been a general clamor tfor-
th^;water Wagon in Ontario, sixty bars
"■locll^jpnlon^otfc^
munknpauttes in which,an auempt.was
nude to,repeal^
passed three .years .ago, only ^two voted
to rep^. iv-Thepeople Df iSroaUrtowns
;;:M^;|rfflrw3;(dis6ric^':^ent ;istrongfefcjr
v teajperancereform. %q- ;f1 ^,- j"i=r1-r'-:-.r^';.:,'-j: v>/,:;
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Americans ^hatt^thdr: weight in
sugar erery year, according to Uncle
Sam's ;ritatistics. No "wonder the
Aoierican girl appea.-s so sweet to the
Enghsh^hobles-^pjecially whe^ iwitjbi'
the sugar^is added half her weight in
:goia.',,'.;; .■■"■" .■ ■■:': si/'\.    '"■":'■,""
was given a royal sehdibn" by his Ross
land friends on the eve of his depart
u^.foir^Ottawa.'/c.v,;^^;:;^; ?v-v-^v^:::
•i.;Ri: K. Henderson, iWhb died in Van-
cpuver last week, left $5,600 to be
used in caring for aged men \who are
tirpke in that city. ;
I The holdings of the. British Columbia
Timbers, on the upper Fraser River--
some 4^ 'billion feet—will be taken
over by. eastern capitalists.
. As a result of a cut 'in the C.P'R.
gram rate to^ the coast it ,is now expected that a great deal qf; the'product
of Alberta prairies ■ will {^besh
Vancouver..:.:.:..:-'■ /: ■■*/;■;■■■■■
\ j The 'Ferry steamer John P., Douglas
operanng between Chilliwack apd Har-
nson, mills waa destroyed >. by -, fire Jatt;
Thursday;night while ice bound in the
rriiddiebftHe^iver. ft
Tames .Guest, an old-timer of Kam-
, !,?;■;TO.T:rjHX-!.?,-   • -,   .::,::-. :-/.:i»-j'j.i
loopsj was found dead in his cottage;a
few,.days ago;    He .was; about. 70 years
of ;age.S His   body^was- in   a   badly
I The crosscut tunnel on the Independence claim, one of the Mother
group on Sheep Creek, driven through
quartzite cut the vein on Friday at a
distance of 133 feet,from the entrance
at a depth of 86 feet below, the upper
workings and' 126 feet beneath the
vein outcrop.' The vein, which is from
4 to 5 feet in, width Js .a well defined
fissure with .almost vertical walls..
-;■ j- Financed by Leigh ;Hunt,, the. New
York multimillionaire, who has made
millions from his Korean mines, Egyptian lands and enterprises, * and ' ah
English capitallstT^company is .being
formed with large capital, probably
$10,000,000, to take oyer the 27,000
acres of coal lands on Graham island,
Queen Charlotte islands, acquired from
a Victoria syndicate.
^According to J.L/Warner, manager
of the Xootenay..Belie, mine,=that mine
\yill immediately increase its production
capacity by. 10 additional stamps. The
present production with 4 stamps is
$5000 per month has, under the management of Mr. Warner, increased
during the past six months from" $1500
per month. The'last six cars from the
Independence mine, one of the Mother
Lode group, have averaged $142 per
Lion.       ;:' I
At a meeting of the Le Roi  company in London on Friday last  the
preceding year,
Twenty-cent, copper conduces to extravagant operation. Labor is inefficient, construction work is ordered
with a prodigal hand and little attention is paid to the smaller details of the
operating account. Thirteencent copper compels economy.—Boston News
Bureau.
B»j KIIU* it Kill*-
The . Kaslo  Kootenaian  reports,  a
strange and distressing accident which
occurred,on Wednesday last,, by which
Fred Hill, the' four and a half year old
son of James .Hill, lost; his /life. ; The
little fellow was, coasting on the bridge
that spanned a creek near Kaslo.   His
elder brother, Willie, had iust walked
across the bridge ahead of him, and
little   Fred  had  reached the  centre,
riding on his sled, when a wave, of
water, ice and  timber 'came rushing
down the creek, picking up the bridge
with  it.    The .big  boy,   Willie,   had
scarcely time to shout a warning to his
brother before the structure went down,
but the little fellow either did hot hear
or could not understand.    The bridge
was picked up  bodily, broken' in  two
and  carried  down .the  stream  for a
short   distance,   ultimately   dissolving
into a mass of wreckage.   The child
and   sled  went  with   it,  both  being
quickly lost sight  of, in the mass  of
CITY PRAY
PHOENIX.
ROBT. CARSON,
All kinds of light and heavy teaming^
promptly attended to;  Minerf dray
ing a speeialtx.       :•■ :    :    : f 1 :
PHONEJfyM
A. s. hood;
Fire, life tnd  Accident Insaraccc.
.'   QeRertl Afcal. . ■  ,  ,1 I  ,.,«'   '  ;
Sank Block, Phoenix, B.C.
ruc.K cc)Li_ili»s
SHAVING PARLORS
AND     BATHROOM.
Phornix, B. C.
Siil Door lo McKae Bros
'luub Hill Avmue
LOWER   TOWN.
FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE
AND STYLISH HAIRCUT        baths     IN
CONNECTION
$. I, 1M t f., Nl. 47.
"•VEHY ,y«.'tti', tturlny: ihe
EVL..- ..,  - . ,
•weather ot viutcr, tliore .a 1111 cpi-
damicof la grippo. The di-easo is reully
oatarrbal in nature, but from the form
it assumes, has been .•oiniuonly toirneci
tho "grip."
Salendid Remedy for La Grippe.
Mr, JPrank H. Pielder, 213 Pleasant
Ave.J Montgomery, Ala., formerly pr In-
eipal of Haynesville Ulgh School,
-rriteif
• -I oan truthfully say that Peruna is
a iplandid remedy for la grippo'ancl a
rood tonic lor building up the system."
Id* grippe is very tenticious when it
inclement | catarrh remedy, a great dual of patience
and persistence In the treatment are re»
quired to eriidieate the disease.
Peruna, an internal catarrh remedy,
Is one of the best medicines ever d«»
vised to meet the exigencies of then»
cases.   The'large number of commend-.
atory letters received by Dr. Hartman,
the inventor of Peruna, in behalf of hia
remedy l» proof sufllcient of its value
as a reliable medicine for the "grip."
Prompt Relief.
Mr. Prank Bauer, Minneiska,   Winn.,
writes: "I sufrered witii In grippe.   :M—
lungs felt as if knives were sticking in
them.   I took Peruna and in four dare
Meet* every, WHDNK8DAY  KijcplUK   In
araurfinifian Hall, Old IrontMc* javeuwei 1
Vtaitiiig brethten cordially welcomt. -
Rf),/-KNSTROM,Pr«aldfa«..' t
\"i O. JOHNSTOV, Tin. Bety.:
debris.     The sled
trace .of-the body.
was found
but.no
mice (rets * firm hold upon the aystem,   ...
inTin addition to a thorough, systemic .liable to co out^
Ask your druggist for a free|Peruna Almanac forJW
With the thermometer; - registering.
abr^^6oJt>elow zero in ^the, Okanagari
banana belt, and from 45 to 60 below
in Other parts of the interior, Phoenix
baa ev'rilentally been enjoying balmy
weather' with its minimum of 26 below.
emaciated condition In his; pocket
was a. bank book" showing a credit;fof
$7,600, ..Cash tb'the,amount of $163
Was also in his pockets.  ■•'..:.
H, 1 ........  .     .   . t-
I It' is; expected that trains will, be
running next.spring..throughythe big
tunnel that the C.P.R. is now.building
near.Jr.ield^.,The,object. of. the tunnel
is to avoid the steep grade which calls
for three or even four_engines to push
and pull the rutin -up the Big Hill
between:. Field and . Hector, at the
summit of the rockies.
'fa-f?
In the Nanaimo, byelection ; for the
Legislature 6d Tuesday, J. H. Haw-
thorathwaite, Socialist, ;;,was elected
oyer C. H-c.Barker; 'Liberal,   by 283'
majority. .:■,->■■ ■■■■
If newspapers of cities were to ;tell
t^troth a« they see jit half their ad ver-
dzers would withdraw their patronage
•lid the newspapers- would go, .into
bankruptcy.-
chairman..stated.-.thal vthe profits for
October and November, amounted to
^14,000. The policy' being" pursued
[.was approved ,by/ the shareholders}as
directors held in their favor ..proxies
representing more' than half of the
capital. As to prospects foi paying
dividends, the - • report, which was
adopted, said they-were bound to go
00. for some time developing.
. Rossland engineering works was
gutted by fire on Tuesday of last week,
causing a loss of $10,000.
FUTURE FOR KAHLOOPS
Civic politicians did their best to
counteract the cold snap .during, the
municipal marathon of the past week.
The Marathonitis epidemic continues
(to sbread in:the east.
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Mlnint Min.PradleU it Will be s Great Copper C8«p.:.r. '■■ .'■
A city of twenty-five thousand people
in five years and a copper camp that
will rival the greatest.in the world are
the predictions of W. E. Young, the
well-known New York mining man who
is in Kamloops today, says the Kamloops Standard.
Mr- Young has bonded a number
of local properties for a big American
syndicate including the Guggenheims
and Simon Newhouse. He has renewed
these options with the privilege of
paying for the first and second installments in one lump sum.
"Yi,u must not become discouraged
i ,      "■       ■   ■
j because it takes me longer to complete
this deal than you anticipated.    It isa
big proposition and  requires   lots  of
time and   capital."   These were  his
' reassuring words.
"I have implicit faith in the future
of this camp.    The only  thing ;;that
could stay its progress would be,the
worthlessness of copper, and that is
impossible.    This  is  an  ideal  camp
and you have all the facilities necessary
to make u great.'*
Fourth Gold Brick
Another gold brick has been brought
to Nelson from the.Nugget mine,
Sheep creek, weighing 305 ounces and
representing about $5,000 in value.
This is the fourth gold brick which has
been produced, since the beginning of
November, when the stamps were
first put in, bringing the total value of
the metal milled from the second grade
orp to over $20,000.
Coal Backet Fell On Him
^.COULDN'T WALK FOR TWO MONTHS
Wirk*ar«0,we» HI* RaatajitloB to Zim-Bsk
Mr. Daniel Goddard. of Bay Street,
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., says:—While
employed superintending the unloading
of a coal vessel at Cohen's Coal Dock,
a heavy coal bucket' in descending into
the >vessel to be refilled suddenly overturned, grazing my left leg and scraping
the;flesh off to the • bone. I was compelled: to\\discontinue!..work..and go
home for treatment,, where I was cbn-
firied for about two months.
;!"When able to get out, again I got
cold in the wound, inflammation
started, the wound opened again, and
for another month -I .was unable 'to
move about. I tried .all manner ,of
things to get ease andjget the-wound
tp'heal up, but.nothing seemed able to
do it. Not only.did everything! tried
seem .useless so far as-healing went, but
I could get no ease from the aching
and.the burning pains. At times I
was just about crazy with the intense
throbbing pains, and night after night
got no> sleep, whatever.
Not until ray wife began applying
Zam-Buk did I "find relief. When
applied;to;the injured; member -this
balm quickly soothed the pain, and as
we continued using it each day brought
an improvement. The throbbing pains
were soon banished, tne inflammation
and soreness relieved, arid the wound
thoroughly cleansed of all poisonous
and unhealthy matter.
"Healing then began, and in a
wonderfully short time—considering
the seriousness of the wound—Zam-
Buk effected a complete and lasting
cure. I have since, had no trouble
with the limb at all, and it is as sound
and strong as before the injury."
Zam-Buk is a sure cure for cuts,
lacerations, burns, eczema, ring-worm,
cold-sores, chapped hands, poisoned
wounds, festering sores, bad leg, and
and all skin injuries and .diseases. It
is also a cure for piles. Druggists and
stores everywhere sell at 50c. a box,
or post free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, on receipt of price. You are
warned against harmful imitations
sometimes represented as "just as good
and cheaper."
PnQENIINEST   .i*   OilElftFtWlS.
Meeta every THO«SD»r Ev«!«
' iNO.at Miner*'Obioo Hall.
r-anlUl W«Ieoroa toB«thr«n. VUhlng
DAVID; 6x_EY;  Pntid$at.
WM. LOUTTIT, StcraUry.V
EASTERN TOWNSBlp BANK
Employs' a system'which makes it
it easy for its out-of-town depositors
and
KingEdward Lodge,No.3e
A. F. and A. Ij!.
Regular communication t p.m. fc*>
ond Thursday of each month.
Btuergent meeting* aacalle4;Ma*ooif
Halt, MeHale Block. <
V. M. SHHRBINO.
Secretary.
T. KODBRICK,   :
to    open
business
accounts
by    mail   with
transact
any   of   its
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'lulling brethren cordially Invited. ,■   v
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K.ofP.L0D(,E,No.28
—PHOENIX, B.C.——
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H. MCCRACKHN.
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NOTICE.
NO TICK IS HFREBY CilVEN th»t I'
.mend to apply at the next aittfliK of
the Boanl <>f License Cominissioners fur.
•he city of Phoenix, for a transfer 6f the.
t.hjuor L:rense held bv me for^he "-Dtl-
minion Hotel to J. B. Boone arid Hwiry
Massev. ' '
* FRANK ANDERSON. *
Dated at Phofiiix, B.C., tliie 24tb day
. Novemtier. 1008.     ,
GENUINE
Hotel Balmoral
Each of the chief organs of the body is a
(link i_ tbe Chain oi
Life. A chain is no
stronger than its:
weakest link, the body
no stronger than its
weakest organ. If there is weakness of stomach, liver or lungs, there is a
; weak link in the chain of life which may snap at any time. Often this so-called
; " weakness " is censed by lack of nutrition, the result of weakness or disease-
: of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition. Diseases and
: weaknesses, of the.stomach and its allied organs are cured by the use of Dr.
; Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. When the weak or diseased stomach is
! cured, diseases of other organs which teem remote from the stomach but which
: have their origin in a diseased condition of the stomach and
other  organs  of digestion ond  nutrition, are  cured   also.
Tbe atroai mass baa at BtroaS atpmaea.
Take tbe rbove Fecotamended "Dtneov*
erv" and yoct mmy bare a ateoBSl atom*
acb and a strong body.
Given Away.—Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser,
new revised Edition, is. sent free on receipt of stamps to pay
\ expense of mailing only. Send 31 one*cent stamps for tbe
' book in paper covers, or .50 stamps for the cloth-bound vol-
Addrese Dr. R. V. Katt&B, Be-ato, M. Y.
New snd Uj>-w-<i»t«
Centrally I/>cated.
Sood Sam?: 5 Boons,
Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First 8t.,
PHOENIV, B. C.
Ik  MoMASTER
Proprietor.
Wishing you Health, happiness
at-d prosperity during the
coming  year
MEN*i
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 Factoryrmade clothing
.We cannot introduce surgery into our
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-made
that it is no longer necessary to
wear hand-me-downs.
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PHOENIX,  -_ B.C.  _  PHONE 56  ���XmmPv  <\  .Ail  *����� PROPRie'jo^  L-EADINGi   TAILOR,  ;>;y  '-��,*?_l:  Uoi  !AOR  ooc^  >*cw**  KHO��  ttit1-  ffltttf  1^^6.0;  phone  34  xv^oo  ���tatf*  SQfiiSSi's*  _*��  V^a^  ^o  <���*  ��,o��  o��r>  .tvo^  thP  vlV  o^  SJ**  oo��  ^.'  c^'  ^O  ^  Deanc's  ^JV  *o.'  ��A^  DANNY DEANE. Proprlelor  flriEL*.  i��^^  ^  ^  ^Q  ^;.^a  a;  t^  t)^G  sto  ,o^  ^  ^  ��c  ^^  m  e$ "*i*ti  ^tk.r^s  S^  ��_2_ ^0  co��y.  V^  t^��^  _W  ����S  e^: %  e<* >y^^  o  %  *>  ^'ftW  s^ zr*& loV<e  ���^^  -cyt&i  C**  9t��v  ��^c  ,\o^  m  3  -1    <  m  )?' r   '  J  w-:i-  i-jMJ  ii  i  ���  1^   ;  i  :." "/.  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MEND THE  FOLLOWING:  \ HIND'S HONEY & -AJJ&OND CREAM  SEELEY'S CREAM bP'Vlbl_ETS  i STEARN'S EDELWEISS C5-EAM  I "It's pHiie "yatffc^r shave  ;     Cold Cream-��� in*'Rots, Tubks ANry >Half-Pouxd Tixs  I In and Around Phoenix *  5 BRIEF  TOPICS   OF   LOCAL AND   GENERAL ^ g��  |_�� > INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. qC  Phoenix-  FANCY COSTUME  Good  Mtcuisnct ��i Can.lv.1 o�� Wedoert-Y  E��eBl��i��� Pri*e�� Awarded  Shots at Passing Shadows  m  ���33X133  3   i  We wish  to thank our, many  for their patronage   during  th<  We  trust yon1 have shared in  Christmas and wish you a Happy  friends  for  past  year.  very merry  New Year  MoRae Bros  4t "* *  s  gBOOOa-OOOOBBg  ; WISHNIG YOU A.HAPPY    |  AND PROSPEROUS        g  -iriio-?. BROWN,  GENT'S.    m��   ~  FURNISHINGS  J Zl __T V__ '     Ql  A Happy New Xe  to one and  all  p '���#**  ���ISP'  i^^^H^a^'s/-^  Al.  ��� /-  A_m4trbm?  nrdBAeco  fe  Stationery  Get   the  habit���ask   for   Boundary  cigar; Havana filled.  For; sale or  rent���Phoenix Bakery:  apply to W..J. Prendergast.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Always the best, now better than  ever; select the Boundary cigar.  Page , Boyles, the diamond drill  expert was in Spokane for a "few days  tnis^week.' '���>������:���.���������:.v ���/;"������:-.'��� ���.'"'  The pupils of.Mrs. M.D. .Murray's  music class in Phoenix will give a  recital next month.    '"    ?      :  Dr. Simmons, dentist,.will be at his  Phoenix ofncej bank block, Feb.. i o to  J 13th.    Phone A. 18.   '        :.   -  Mrs. Mason and Miss Mason arrived  from Greenwood on Saturday and have  taken up residence in town.  Avoid colds and coughs by wearing  one of our chamois vests or protectors;  all prices.    Love's Drug Store.  Miss Bemice McKay entertained a  numoer of her young friends at a  happy birthday party last Saturday  afternoon. - ,  Mr. and Mrs. William Sampson 0/  Idado spent a few days of the past  week in town visiting the former's  brother, John Sampson.  M. H. Kane leaves today for Pullman, Wash., where he will take a prospectors' course in assaying. The  course will last about six'imonihs.  Dan. Schnoter of Grand Forks, pro  prietor of the Boundary  cigar'was in  town for a few days this  week, and re  ceivediiorhe big orders for his popular  cigar.  If you are thinking of building or  require building material  of any kind  ���lumber, shingles,' lime,  brick-^-call  on me for figures     Phone-A. 44 %' C.  }A. Ross. ' *    _       '    . .  A large consignment of Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jess��e Moore,", "Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock/' all famed American whiskies.'  The court of revision and appeal fc j;  the Rossland assessment district will  sit as follows: In Greenwood, January  18, at 4 30 p.m.; in Grand Forks, January 19, at 11 a.m. and in Rossland  January 21, at 2 p.m.  A quiet wedding took place at the  residence of-Mr.-and Mrs. O. Hansen  on Wednesday, Jan. 13th, when Cbas.  Ingaard and Miss Karen Pederson  were joined in matiiraony by Rev.  Samuel Lundie. '  On account of the extreme cold  weather only two games of curling in  the Pither-Leiser competition this  week, George defeating McNicol 155  on Wednesday evening, and' Gardner  defeating Brown 14-5 on 'Thursday  evening.  Mrs. M. K. Williams, who managed  the June Elan entertainmet of last  Tuesday evening, states that She has  been requested to repeat the performance, which will be given again in  the opera house next Tuesday evening,  Jan. 19.' .  ���  ,  The concert given on Tuesday even  ing.by ia Phoenix girls under the management pf Mrs. M. K.  Williams and  her .-daughter  "June Elan,"  while it  could not j be spoken  of as a grand  success, nevertheless deserves a certain  measure of praise.     The  may  pole  dance  Riven   by  the  whole company  was,-very pretty, and  other numbers,  such as "Smarty" by Miss Etta Murray  and Miss Flossie Graham, and some  fancy dances by "June Elan" were very  well    rendered.     "Sailor   Jack"   was  rathei pleasing also.  Oyster   cocktails at   the  Brooklyn  bar���oysters   fresh daily.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. I.Gardner.  The popular greeting in Phoenix:  "Water pipesthawed out yet?"  W: Byers has returned from Mother  Lode and is again enjoying life in  Phoenix.    "  :It is not the name that makes the  Boundary' cigar the best, it is the  quality.  ���,.. I  ' Mirice meat, lean hams and bacon, I  all Canadian product���P. Burns & Co.,  at very reasonable prices!  Rev..Samuel Lundie went to Rossland on Wsdnasday to attend the induction of Rev. Mr.,Dow.    ' ���> .  Dp ypilwant to quit shivering  and  shaking e'veiy time you go out?    If so  we can help you.    Love's Drug Store.  W. J. Prendergast went to Nelson  yesterday to meet  Mrs,   Prendergast,  who is returning from atrip to eastern  Ontario.  M. Mclntyre is now daily receiving  cordwood by the car. The wood is  first-class fir and tamarack, 4-foot and  16- inch wood.    Phone 34.  Ex "Alderman Frank Knotr, of Nelson, was among those who came to  town this week to exercise their franchise in the municipal elections.  At Washington Defore the Ways and  Means Committee ol the 60th Con-  e,ress_of the.United States, "Salada"  Tea was spoken of as the "King of  Teas."  ��� If you are needing anything in the  Jine of furniture, cither in the medium  or belter lines, call and see us before  buying elsewhere���At N. Bmns' old  stand���C. V. Edwards.  ' 1 he Lee-McClcllan Dramatic company concluded their engagement m  Phoenix opera house on Saturday,  going to Greenwood on Sunday, where  they are playing this week.  Vancouver had two serious hres last  week. D. A. Smith's furniture store,  corner Granville and Dunsmuir streets,  was gutted at a loss of $8o,ooo. The  Vancouver Milling Co's elevators suffered less reaching $200,000.  A new real  estate  firm   has   been  established in Spokane composed of  George A. Ohren and  R. A. Hutchinson,  state senator.    Mr.   Ohren   was  formerly Consular agent at  Rossland  and is well known, in the Boundary  A. B. Calhoun has been transferred  from the Centre Star to the Snowshoe  mine, at Phoenix, where he is  filling  the position of mine surveyor,    He left  for Phoenix on Wednesday and Mrs.  Calhoun will join him  on  Monday.���  Rossland Miner  The first carnival of the season at  the local rink took  place  on Wednesday evening and   was  well attended.  Although the number in fancy dress  was not as large as was expected, there  were some handsome costumes on the  ice.    The  prize  for the  best ladies'  costume   was   won   by   Miss   Annie  Christol, while Miss  Flossie  Graham  won a similar honor  among the girls.  Frank Riordao posed as George Washington and took the pri^e for. gentle-1  men's costume, and  Altin  Mattinsoni  took the eye of the judges among the  costumes of the  boys.    R.   K. Mc-  Cammon possed as a modern  woman  of modern age, attired in a semi direc-  toire, with headgear to match, and got  away with the prize for fancy costume.  Jimmy   Morgan   was an out-and-out  fisherman and carried a choice halibut  on his back, and was awarded a prize  as best representative character.   Mrs.  I Thomas Oxley and T. Madora received  prizes as being best lady and gentleman skaters respectively on the ice.  :'The: races were fairly well contested.  In the men's, race Walter ' McKelvie  won out; with Scotty Lackey following  him  closely  from, the  start.   .In the  j boys' race,  Eddie; Mutray  proved a  I genuine speeder, gaining  two laps on  his three competitors in the ten rounds.  He skates with   grace  and  ease that  stamps him as a coming sprinter on  ice.   Miss McGrade and Miss Christol  fought it out to a finish in the ladies'  trace, Miss McGrade losing the race  through falling.    Miss Ada Pierce won  the girls' race.    V.  M.  Sherbino, S.  Smith and J. Picthall acted, as judges  and gave general satisfaction;   ; f -;.  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  9  We furnish-the'trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest .Import* d and Domestic  Witfes,, Liquors and .Cigars  As Wo-ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.-   ,  ��� ,1  ________  Jas. McG?catii & Co.  GREENWOOD, B mC. *  NC  IS BETTER THAN  FIRK,       L.IFK  ACCIDENT.  Di J. Matheson  Snsurance agent      platb oca88  "DB^YOoT��S-%VK8    FOR     FA.-1-O    AWIDA-IT.  <' PHOENIX^   P^_i  ?��&��_--  :age  Time  Qgeenwmd  Leave Fhoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.|  ��. " lower town, 10.00 a.m. ^ btanoaro  Leave Greenwood      -       3.00 p.m. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phobmix Ofkick, With McRak Bbob., Knob Hill Ave.  D. L.- McELROY, Proprietor.  w**-  The world-"wi<le fame of Mother  Seigel's Syrup is based on the evidence  of mrn and women whom it Has cured,  of nuiigebtioii, biliousness, constipation,  headaches, sleeplessness, flatulence,  f  nervous depression, anaemia, and otner  disorders   of   the   stomach, liver  and I  kidnevs.     Compounded of roots, and  herbs, Mother Seigel's Syrup eontaina  digestive ferments and gentle tonics for  the stomach, liver and kidneys.    These  qualities render it invaluable to all who,  through unhealthy surroundings,  6edcita-y occupation, worry, overwork,  or cli-.Mt c changes, lack the vitality  which only good food, well digested.  can supp'y.    When you are tortured  ���������with indigestion, so that you can't eat,  can't tvoi k, can't think, cin't sleep, yon  should   .it once   give Mother Seigel's  Syrup .1  trial.    Tens of thousands ot  people testify to the curative qualities  possessed   by   Mother Seigel's   Syrup  because it has cured them.    Profit by  their e\pcric:ice'  Here is some proof: ��� Mr. Christy  Battersow, M.ibou, Inverness Co. N.S.,  writing on August 13th, i9o8�� says :���  Abont eighteen month3 ago I took _  severe cold, while at work near Marble  Mountain, C B. Neglect brought on  frequent headaches, a racking cough  and a hore side. While visitir-g a friend  at Lake Ainslie, I was induced to take  Mother Seigel's Syrup. In a short time  my cough vanished and apart from  obtaining a cure, I increased my weight  by thirteen pounds. ���  Price, M) cti. a bottle.  Sold everywhere.  A. J. White fe-Co., X,U_, MontxeaX  A good resolution for business men  to adopt is to inuagurate and carry out  during 1909 a campaign of publicity.  Let the people know that you are in  business in this city by advertising. It  will increase your .b'usiness and augment the number of .your friends.  Quake Shock at Vancouver.  v At 3 52,on Monday a distinct shock  was felt'iri' Vancouver and immediately  thereafter flash messages from Victoria,  Seattle 'and /other  nearby   points  re  ported   similar" conditions /in   those  places.    The first shock  was distinct  and sharp and was followed by heaving  motions,   the. whole   lasting   between  fifteen and twenty seconds.    In some  parts of the city on the higher levels  the shuck was  more pronounced and  caused people to leave their homes in  alarm.    No damage has yet been re  ported but residents of all parts of the  city report sufficient effect to cause the  moving of furniture liable to swav and  a distinct personal effect.  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to "stir things, up."  Latest Prices 111 Metal*    ..  .   '  Nkw Vdbk���Copper, eler.trolvtic, *14-  00 �� $14 25, Ian*. $14 25 �� *14.50.  Bar Nilvpr. 50  Lead. $4 67 % @ *4.��2.  Prefer, *5 05 �� *5 10  % Pbocalx ttockeylati wis at QreeawMd. ...  ; Phoenix   hockeyists   journeyed   to  Greenwood, on, Tuesday evening and  added another win to their list, of vie* ���  tones, defeating the home team by a'  score  of-five  to three.    The .game  proved one of the roost exciting matches  thus far in the Boundary league, iconS  siderable roughness .being indulged in,  and no less than six of the fourteen  players  decorated  the   fence at  one  time. '.: As a result of, hockey' "sticks  coming in contact with the. faces : of  Messrs. Simms and Clark, they drought  home ugly scars as momentos of the  combat.  The sage writer of the Ledge has the  following comment oh the game; "The  man who is afraid of getting his hair  parting disturbed shouldn't play hoc-,  key. It's a fighter's game and the  person who can't give and take punishment should become a spectator.' If  the other fellow is as big as an ox go  for him. There is plenty of lumber in  the country to mend the holes in the  rink. Lacrosse and hockey, the two  national games of Canada, are splendid  tests of the courage and endurance of  the players." ^s-'O-'i  Pliber-Leiier Cap CajrlT-t  The following is the result of curling  to date in the local  Pither Leiser cup  competition  skip won  Campbell.,..'.;.. .  3  Sherbino      3  Reeves 2  Gardner  . .,   2  Capt. Smith   3  McNicol   z  Brown    .1  George      2  Strutzel........ ^  1  Strachan 1  O. B. Smith o  /Marshall  ... .... o  Several    election    obituaries    weie  crowded out of this column this week  ���w  The mayoralty contest was hot���so  is that of Messrs. Church and Grant.  It is probable that the new   mayor  will establish a music school in town.  Prof. Matthews is receiving golden  opinions on the result of his dancing  lessons.  ITS VERY QUEER  When you call, a girl a kitten  You are sure to get a pat ;  So why should you vfit the mitten  When you say she is a cat ?  But you do.  If you say a girl's a vision,  It will fill her with delight;  So there should be. no collision  When you:say she is a sight.  But there is.  Vou call a man.a:sly old dog;  He asks you in to sup;  Why should it set his wrath agog  When you say he is a pup ?  But it does.  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  -Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6 00 per cord  WMd Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phoie B32  Johnson & A^idctsoii  NOTICE.  .In;the matter of .the Land Registry  Act and in the Matter of the.Tit.le to Lo'l  6, Block 1, Old..Ironsides subdivision,  Town of Phoenix.  Whereas the Certificate of Title of  William J. Porter being certificate of  TithvNq.; 10558a to Urn above .hereditaments has been destroyed ami app iea-  tion has been made to me for a duplicate  thereof; ��� . ".^.,;..;  Notice is hereby giveiv-that a duplicate certificate of ������ Title- to* the above  hotedilaments will be iaBtied-at the ex  piration uf one month from the first  pnblioatiod hereof unless in the meantime 'valid objection toVthe contrary, is  made to'niein;'writing.'; ,.;  "'":���;:.      '^W.H. EDMONDS.^  District Registrar  Land Registry Office,' -" ''"'"  Kamloops,-B.C.V.Otc.,28th, 1908.  MINERAL ACT. ;  '   (Form f.)  Csrtificttt of Improvements,  NOTICE.  ���'No 4 " Mineral Claim, situate Iti the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District, BritUli  Columbia.  Where located���In Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOT1CK that I, Murdock Mclntyie,  Free Miners Certificate No B 194SJ, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose) ol obtaining .a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And lurtber Take Notice that actiou, under  section j7, must be commenced before the issuance of attch Certificates pCJTaapmciiBciits;  Dated thisanoWray of October,"A..D., 1908.  MCBDOCK.MclNTYRH  When Run Down, Try Bovril  BOVRIIy yields more actual nourishment than any other  food-���more even than beef.  For, although beef contains the richest kind of nourishment  it must be digested.  When, run dowa the digestive organs are unable to assimilate  this nourishment;     ���   " /  But BOVRIL contains all the valuable nutritive elements  of beef ready for immediate assimilation into the system.  A diet of BOVRIL. quickly rebuilds wasted strength and  gives increased vitality to the body.  Phoenix Railway Timetable.  c. P. R.  Leaves (or Eholt and Nelson, a.ao p.m.  Arrives-   .. .. ..     5.00 p.m  GREAT   NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane  Arrives  8.55 a.m  6.30 p.m  YOUR DEALER HA8.IT OR CAN GET IT POR YOU  99  Tw e I ft he A n n u a  Winteif Carniyal  LOOKING  BACKWARD  ;      1  I hrough 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 frwffds  for their kind co-operation.  ,:  LOOKING J  FORWARD  ������ if  To 1909, we wish one and all a  bright and prosperous New Year,  and trust that we may still share  in your liheral patronage to a  greater extent than ever before.  Latest Mining Stook Quotations.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C.. Copper .    .  Domin. Copper �����,.>  Granby..    ,      102.00  Phiirlea Dickens   Cons. Smelters.     88.00  Copper Kinjr   Geilie    11 eel 11  Internntional Coal.   .  Kendall  Miesouhi Copper..  ..  Nabob   . .    .  Oom Paul  T'ftiihandle Smelter.  Rambler-Cariboo    .  Rex:    S'nowBtorm.   Snowshoe  Sullivan   Sullivan  Bonds. ..  1 Stewart  ,..  I Tamarack-Chesapeake  Jt  BID ASKED  .v>M      .10  8.00 8 25  4��  .02?b  3 00  72  .(15  .0.5 U  .2W  .04  n  .15  2.02  mi  MX  .78  lOO.fX)  .0"i  4.00  80  1 10  .04  .0(1  .1(1  ,10  2 04  ���7>i  .01  .75  LIS  SPLENDID  SPORT  HANDSOME  TROPHIES  AND PRIZES  from Tuesday night  until Saturday night  REDUCED  TRANSPORTATION  RATES  UNDER   THE  AUSPICES OF  THE CITIZENS OF  ROSSLAND  DANIttL THOMAS Presiobnt  2 &�� 6,*1  FOR INFORMATION  API'LV TO  H. P. CRANEY,  fticn tarv  HOCKEY  Ohnmplonshlp of B.C.  Ski Jumping  Championship of  Canada  Snowshoe  Races %nJtss  riinrnpionshlp of the  Province  TOBOGGANING  CURLING  BONSPIEL  HORSE RACES  AND OTHER  EVENTS  MASQUERADE AND  DANCB  GOOD MUSIC

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