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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal 1911-01-07

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 mNe  h  I  I'  it,1-  ! -  ... \V-,*"V''-'  If'"-  'It  *;������  '���'-i^iiaa^SSSffi^  Twelfth Year  PHOENIX,  BX., SATURDAY, JANUARY 7,  1911  c:m  No   7  r.'  District Mines and Smelters  Fire at Rawhide.  t ti  The machine shop, together with  the blacksmith shop, store supplies  and office at the Rawhide mine were  destroyed by fire about 5.30 Monday  morning". All were in one building'  which was built early last year by  the New Dominion Copper company.  The British Columbia Copper company, which now controls the property, is to be congratufated on,  '/their expedition in erecting- tempo-  ' rary buildings and having1 the mine  continue operations without practically any interruption. Although  a blacksmith; shop is; the backbone of any mining work, ope-:  rations underground were resumed  at the Rawhide 24 hours after  the fire!   ' *  The loss by fire will total about  $100,000, the.plant b#eing up-to-date  and a large supply of fitting's having;  been on hand. . The loss is partly,  covered by insurance.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  .^   Following   are-the -shipments, of  th'e;different   miries'in uh"eJB6tindary  'district during* the past week:  Granby . . . . . . ; 24,659  MotherLode     7,298'  Snowshoe         2,200  Rawhide     4,056  Jackpot ���        444  Number Seven. . . ., ; .       240  Total ... 38,897  SMELTER   TREATMENT  Granby .*��� 21,695  B. C. Copper 14,645  Seven Millions For Cars  Over $7,000,000 worth of new  cars and train equipment has just  been ordered by. the Canadian Pacific railway, all to be delivered next  summer. Two thousand refrigerator, coal, box and other class cars:  200 coaches, passenger- train equipment, including baggage, express,  sleeping," dining, parlor and observation cars, are at present under construction at the company's Angus  shops, besides these orders placed  with other firms: 2,000 steel frame  box cars, 8,000 pounds capacity,  costing over $2,000,000; 500 stock  cars, and 800 flat cars. Orders for  75 locomotives are placed at the  Angus shops, Kingston, and Montreal locomotive works. ��   ������>���;   New Canadian Coins.  The Finance department is awaiting the approval by King George V.  of his effigy to be used on-Canadian  gold coins. As soon as this is done  and the dies are forwarded, the  coinage of gold will begin at���the  Ottawa branch of the royal mint.  This will likely be next month.  Progress During the Year of 1910  The activities of the four big mining companies���the Granby, British  Columbia Copper, Consolidated and  New DominioYi���in the Boundary  district during the year 1910 tells a  story of steady and substantial progress which is fully testified by a  record mineral production.  Outstanding features in. the past  year's Boundary mining progress  have been the completion of the enlargements to Granny's large smelting works; enlarging of the British  Columbia Copper smelter's capacity  by 33 per cent;.new equipment and  resumption of shipments ofthe Num-r  ber Seven; resumption of Rawhide  mine; construction of aerial tramways from the Lone Star, and Number Seven mines to-Boundary Falls;  new 15-stamp mill at the Jewel mine;  driving two exploration tunnels near  Green wood; and the commencement  of coal production^  The total ore shipments from the  Boundary mines during- 1910exceed&  ed the-previous year's output by  100,000 tons;. Granny's increase was  about 50,000 tons; Mother Lode,  15,000; Rawhide, 48,000, while the  Snowshoe.and jOro Denoro show decreases. The i tonnage returns for  1910 were:.  Granby... -. . ��� 1,112,925  MotherLode      364,650  along which the ��� ore was conveyed  to the Victoria shaft. This arrangement is temporary, the intention  being to next spring put in a new  crusher plant at the entrance to No;  3. In place of the buildings destroyed by fire the following were  erected: Main building, 40 x 125ft.,  solid brick, corrugated iron roof and  concrete floor; contains blacksmith  and machine shops and storehouse���-  a' fireproof building. Generator  building, 35 x 35ft., of brick and  concrete; car repair shop, 60 x 30ft.  of,corrugated iron; dr)r room, 25 x  40ft., of wood with iron roof.  The detailed report of the superintendent, O.' B. Smith, concerning  operations'at cite mine for the last  fiscal'jtear were published in these  columns in October. Summarized:  Sinking, raising, drifting and cross-  cutting, 80,072 feet ;. diamond drilling, 46,626 feet; pre blocked out,  6,429,169-"-tons, containing (estimated) JU25 percent t,cpppeiv ..gold  . 643 oz.,' and silver 725b oz. per ton.  Snowshoe  Rawhide.  Jack Pot   Oro Denoro . .  Number Seven  Golden Eagle .  Sally i*. .  146,845  47,350  16,783  9,339  1,042  120  32  Total   1,699,086  Granby Company  The ore production of the Granby  mine has steadily grown each year  since its commencement It years ago,  and to date the output totals seven  million tons.  prarly in the year a "scare" in  connection with the ore reserves of  the mine, had the effect of decreasing  production for a time. At the annual meeting of the company a new  directorate was elected which has  since pursued a v.ety progressive  policy, further details of which are  given on page two of this issue* In  August Jfire destroyed the surface  equipment at the No. 3 tunnel outlet, thereby checking production to  some extent. Until new buildings  could be erected and plant put in it  was necessary to equip.the 200-foot  level for shipment of ore. By means  of a raise connection was made between   No.    3   and  the  200  level,  copper ores, it would not be practicable to mine and treat them at a  profit, unless the price of copper  was much higher than it usually is,  for the iron ore obtainable in the  district in considerable quantity does  not contain any marketable value.  The slag from the Granby furnaces  runs from 45 to 48 per cent, silica  all the time, while occasionally it  has contained as high as 52 per  cent., which has been the maximum  reached. The ore is smelted as it  comes from the mine ; as a rule it  ranges from 40 to 48 per cent,  silica. Smelters in other parts generally have ores running higher in  sulphur than they require; but they  have the advantage of low silica  content in the ore.  The low average value of Granby  ores makes it imperative that labor  costs shall be kept down as much as  possible; consequently, wherever it  impracticable to/^^thexn3Lmecha-  <rv  GRANBY ' SMELTER.  The Granby smelter is the largest  copper reduction works in the Bri-c  tish Empire', and among the biggest,  in the world, second only to the  great Washoe works in Montana. It  has eight rectangular water-jacketed  blast furnaces���six 44 by 266 in.;  and two 48 by 260 in., at tuyeres,  depth 15 ft. 8 in.���having a total  capacity of 4,000 to 4,500 tons of  ore per diem ; 12 Connersville  blowers with a total air capacity of  239,000 cu. ft. ; specially designed  mechanical charging system; slag  haulage by 14-ton steam locomotives  and 44-cu ft. slag cars ; three converter stands 84 by 126 in., operated  by electricity, and one stand 72 by  100 in., for which hydraulic power  is used, converter capacity being  36,000,000 lb. of copper per annum;  three blowing engines, total capacity 19,700 cu. ft. of air per min.,  and much accessory plant and machinery.  Conditions at the Granby. company's works are different to those  obtaining at other, copper smelters  outside the Boundary district of  British Columbia, in that the Granby  company has to treat an ore giving  a very low percentage of sulphur on  the" charge���as low as two per cent.  On the other hand, the ore contains  silica, iron and lime in such favorable proportions that no barren flux,  neither iron nor lime, is required.  If it were necessary to use an iron  flux in  smelting   Boundary  district  nical devices are substituted Tor the  labor-of men. This isespecially'the  case in feeding the furnaces, there  feeing ndrmixing of the^ charge or  other handling of materials between  the ore and coke bins and the furnaces. Cars, pushed by electric  locomotives,- receive** the ore and  coke direct from the storage bins  and dump them into the furnaces,  the mechanical arrangements being  such as to admit of tfiis being done  quickly and effectively. The company's engineers have devised many  appliances for labor saving, so that  economy in working methods is  general throughout both mines and  smelter.  It is. probable that in the early  future changes will be made in the  smelting practice that will /idmit of  a further saving being made in cost  of treating Granby ores. The company has lately secured under option  of purchase mines that it is believed  will yield largely of heavy sulphide  ores. Heretofore it has been, and  still is, the practice at the company's  smelter to produce a 35 to 40 per  cent, copper matte at first smelting",  which involves a loss in the slag of  about 5 lb. of copper to the ton of  ore, .With the sulphide ores, above  referred to, as an aid to the proposed  change, it is believed a saving will  be effected, and as a consequence  more profit be made out of the ores  from the company's big mines in  Phoenix. The ore will be smelted  to a 10 per cent, matte, which will  be regraded to a 45 per cent, matte  for converting. It is thought that  not only will the cost of converting  to blister copper be less than at pre-  (Continued on Page Seven)  ���* v  \  nmmmmaffinnffliHsm  wmmwmmms&Mmmwmmmmmmiimwmmfflm '*, t'1  fi  J i.*,******'*  \  FIRST SEMI-ANNUAL  STATEMENT OF GRANBY  PROBABLE DIVIDEND!  9 THIS MONTH.  ���������'���TB;  \  \  Is   Sent   By   President   With  Dividend Checks, Dec. 31  ' C' ti T <  7 (,  -The-publicity policy whichrthe new  management^pf^the Granby Consqli-  datldf Mining, s;Smelttng]r �� Power  -company decided uponat the stock-  holders' meeting last October has-,  ���taken concrete .form in the firstsemU  annual statement  which ,wa?/mailed  ' '.      '       ��� ��� yy  with dividend checks.  George Martin Luther.^resident  ofthe company, \ jn this , statement  says:. .".Pursuant, to .a,.resolution  passed at^your, last., annual meeting  the directors beg",to submitrthe following , Jbrief .summary ��of;.,events  since that date. �� ;,.;  1 <'^ntil,v^,ry^'r^cc;nt|y,we;^bJaye been  running at about half capacity an,d  &  Regular Dividend Basis for the  B. C. Gopperl     _        ;_  f The British ' Columbia Copper  company has practically decided, to  place,the stock 6n4a regular dividend  basis at the meeting of the directors  in New York this month. The rate  ^willibe either 10 per,cent, or 1,2 per  cent., which on $5%>aT means the  yearly disbursement of -50 cents .or  60'cents a share.  ���'< The1 company paid its first and  only dividend in September, 1907;  amounting to 40 cents a share, but  conditions following this disburser  ment did not warrant their- continu-  v-  ~-  #  ation. Arthe present time there  are about 2^000 stockholders in the  'British Columbia 'Copper company.  A dividend fund exceeding $300,-  First-class_ Fir and Ta'm-  atac Wood, $5.00 per cord  Pine Wood. _$fU>P oer���.CQtd..  Pine Wood, double **cu��, per  cojpd, $�����00;  NQT^ICE.  wood; delivered  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone 3 32  Johnson & Anderson  the.profits have naturally been small,  byt sufficient in the opinion.of the di- 000 has  already  accumulated,  and  rectors t;o'justify  the   payment of, ra  .small cHyidend in.December;. ���  "The tunnel connections and ma-  chinery which were destroyed by fire  Jast Aufc^st are now fully-'replaced,  and by Jan. 1,1911, the entire smelting plant will be running full blast at  :2ower cost per toncofore thanatapy  previous time/ ,  .��."'���-,      -i     -  "Development   work   has    been  pushed vigorously.     Diamond drjll  operations at the south  end   of the  Knob Hill and   adjoining   claims at  . Phoenix have disclosed a   coosider-  able body of orer-andit is  ��xpeqted  that the drift from the present work-  ings which is now being run w,ill adcl  ���  materially to our reserves. .  "Two options on new properties  have been taken on attractive terms,'  one on the Cliff Consolidated St.  V, Elmo properties at Rossland, fi. C,  and one on those of the Hidden  Creek Copper company on the coast  of British Columbia, both of. which  are considered by engineers as likely  to prove important. If the developments now in progress confirm our  expectations in these cases, the question of actual purchase will, be re-  ferred to a special meeting of ttye  stockholders. Everything indicates  an energetic and successful campaign during the coming year."  At a cost approximating 10,2Q  cents a pound, Granby produced in  November 1,41Q,?61 pounds of copr  per as compared with 1,184,234  pounds in October. Precious metaj  contents totaled 36,228 ounces of  silver and 2,587 ounces of gold.  In November six furnaces of the  smelter werein blast. Early in December another furnace was blovvn  in and in a few days the eighth  and last will be started, so that the  entire battery will be in operation.  For some time earlier in $he year.  the smelter was running but half  capacity but in October orders were  wired to blow in immediately two additional furnaces.     When the entire  plant is running'4,500  tons  of ore  can be treated daily.  The company's total product for  the first 11 months of this year is reported as 18,373,435.  with the smelter in full operation as  at present, and no further decline in  copper prices, this surplus should  be further augmented by $40,000  each in December and January.  The * final   figures  for November  production at the British   Columbia  smelter show that during that month.  917,994 pounds of fine copper, 2,846  ounces of gold and 10,794 ounces of  silver were produced.      Net   profits  for the period amounted to $35,221.  The copper production seows an in-  crease of more than 200,000 pounds  over .October and represents a record  month for the year.     Based   on the  figures for last   month   British   Columbia is prodncing at   the   rate, of  more  than   10,000,000  pounds per  annuam.  The large additional slag locomo-;  tive arrived at the property on Dec,  11, and now the furnaces   are being  run   to  capacity   aggregating from  2,100 to 2,500 tons  of ore per day  The company has been greatly handicapped by not having this slag locomotive,   which was ordered in  Julyj-  and has been required to operate the  blast furnaces at   reduced   capacity.>  Had it not been for this, and to some,  extent  to   ore   lower than   average'  grade having been treated, owing to  some of the residues, which resulted  from the sliding off of  the- walls in  one of the  mines, becoming  mixed  with the vein  material   and   finding  its way to   the  smelter,   November  profits   would   probably  have  been  around $55,000.    During tbe month  approximately 600 tons  of ore per  day were taken from the   New   Dominion and from 1,500 to 1,600 tons  from the Mother Lode mines.  Love's. Iron, Quinine and Wine;  its a genuine bracing tonic���just-the  thing for this time of > year. Price  ,75 cents.  WE WISH  To extend to you the  Compliments of the  Season.  Our  ^PUBLIC. NOTICE is hereby given  that the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company (as Lessee of and exercising  the franchises of the Columbia. and  Western Railway) did deposit,, in accordance with the provisions "of the  Railway Act, on the third tjday^ of  December,, 1910, in the Kamloops  Registry Office, Province of British  Columbia, as number 836, plan, profile  and book of reference showing the  location .of its Wellington Oanip  Branch from .Mile,.0 to. .Mile 3.15 >pro-  posed to be constructed from point  Mile 5.5 on the Phoenix Branch of the  said Columbia and Western Railway,  and ithat thirty days after this notice  or go soon thereafter as the application  can be heard, the said Canadian Pacific  Railway Company intends to apply to  the Board of Railway Commissioners  for Canada for approval of said branch.  Dated this 10th day of Derember,  1910,  E. W. BATEMAN,  Local Right of Way and Lease Agent,  Canadian Pacific Railway Company..  Nomination Notice  City of Phoenix.  Special Brew  Is now on the  Market.  Nothing    anywhere   else  like it.  Phone Orders early to No. 23  Option on Alpha Group.  A 30-day option for $50,000 for  their half interest in the Alpha group  of mineral claims, adjoining the  Standard silver-lead mine at Silver-  ton, has been given by N. F.  McNaught, of Silyerton, and James  McNaught, of New York, to D. B.  Wilcox, of Port Arthur, Ont. It is  17 years since the property was  worked.  PHOENIX BREWING GO.  LTD.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express ancj Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders       Phone A65  v  James C*. McK'eovpij  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the  electors of the-Municipality of Phoenix, that I  require the presence of the said electors at the  City Hall, Dominion Avenue, on the 9th day of  January, 1911, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing persons to represent them in  the Municipal Council as Mayor and Aldermen,  and School Trustees. The mode of nomination  of candidates shall be as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in writing;  the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of  the municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at  any time between the date of notice and 2 P.M.  "pn the day'of the nomination, and in the event  of a poll being necessary, such poll will be opened on the 12th day of January, A. D. 1911, at the  City Hall, Dominion Avenue, of which every  person is .hereby required to take notice and  govern himself accordingly.  Persons qualified to be nominated for and  elected as Mayor for the Corporation of the  City of Phoenix, B. C, shall be such persons as  are male British subjects of the full age of  twenty-one years, and are not disqualified under  any law, and who have been for the six months  next preceding the day of nomination the  registered owner in the Land Registry Office, of  land or real property, in the City of the assessed  value, on the last municipal assessment roll, of  one thousand dollars or more, over,and above  any registered judgment or charge, and who  are otherwise as municipal voters.  Peraons qualified to be nominated and elected as Aldermen for the Corporation of the City  of Phoenix, B. C, shall be such persons as are  male British subjects of the full age of twenty-  one years, and are not disqualified under any  law, and vyho have been for the six months  next preceding the day of nomination the registered owner, in the Land Registry Office, of  land or real property in the City, ofthe assessed  value, on the last municipal assessment roll, of  five hundred dollars or more, over and above  any registered judgment or charge and who  are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.  The qualification by law required to be possessed by the candidates for the office of School  Trustees is as follows:  In every School District, any person being a  householder in the School district, and being a  British subject of the full age of twenty-one  years, and otherwise qualified by this Act to  vote at an election of School Trustees in the  said School District, shall be eligible to be elected or to serve as a School Trustee in a School  District.  Given under my hand at Phoenix, B. C, the  3rd day of January 1911.  H. Hartley,  Returning Officer.  Black, Agent.  A. S. HOOD  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.       General Agents.  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  Advertising is simply the voice of  the market-place speaking to all men  in the highways and byways.  '-!  t If  P4^^  ���TI  ^V  r  1*><\  W. H. ALDRIDGE GOES  TO NEW YORK FIRM  smelting  TO  it  Whicfo Controls   Many, U."  S.  Copper Mines  George H. Duff us of Robertson St. Fort William, a  C. P. R. firchitn, skys: " The water gaufe of my locomotive  burst tnd scalded the Whole left side of my face terribly; I  had a bdx of Zflm-Bukin my pocket, which I was using for a  : sore on my Up, and when 1 hard recovered from the first shock  of the accident, I produced the balm and had it applied freely  to the scalded parts. I was suffering;acute agony, but within  a wonderfully short time Zam-Buk gave me ease; I was able  to continue my journey and upon reaching home, I obtained  more Zam-Buk and continued the [treatment. Zam-Buk; acted  wonderfully well, and in a few days had the wound nicely  healing. I don't know anything so fine as Zam-Buk as a  healer of burns, scalds, cuts, and similar injuries, which  workers are so liable to, and, in my opinion, a box of Zam-  Buk should be kept handy in every worker's home."  , Z��mrBuk will .tJio.lM'fawd* *w enre for ���old sores,  chopped hands, frost bit*, ulgsrs, blood-poison, ���aiieose sons;  piles, scalp sorest riogwoiin,"inflamed'patches, babies' scrap,  tions and ohapped places, eats, burns, -bruises, and skin in-  juries.i enerally. .. All druggists and stores sell a�� Wc. box or'  post free from Zam-Bnk Co., Toronto, upon reoeipt of price;  FREE MI  Send this Con on  and aid stitnp to  Zam-Bnk Co., aad  free trial box of  Zam-Bik .will b;��  mailed you;  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Capital  arid .^Reserve,   #5,5250,000  Head Office -  Established 1859   -   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Wm. Farwkll, President.   S. H. C. Miner, Vice President.   J. MacKinnon, General Manager  82 BRANCHES IN  WINNIPEG, MAN.  GOLBMAN, ALTA.  LETHBRIDGE, ALTA.  ���   TABEB, AI/TA  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  ;��� AND AT   X: ��� .  VANCOUVER, B. C.  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  PHOENIX,  B. C.  PRINCETON, B. C.  Referring- to the resignation of W.  H; Aldridge as   managing-  director  of   the   Consolidated   Mining   and  'Smelting   company,   announced   in  last week's  Pioneer, the   Rossland,  ;Miner has the following to say:  Since the  inception  of the  company, his. has been the guiding hand  in   directing  tbe  development   and  {growth of its  properties,   until the  various mines are to-day in splendid  condition, and the old Trail smelter  'has been transformed from an incomplete and primitive plant  to one of  ^he most modern and successful   institutions, of its kind   on .the   conti-*  :nent.  ��� .As the executive representative  and matallurical. expert of the C. P.  R., he has done more for the open-,  ing and developing of the mining industry of the province than any other  individual. Coming here in 1897  lie immediately set about opening  and developing both the metaj and  coal mines of the province. While  his direct work was more particularly confined to the Kootenays, yet  it had an important bearing on the  whole province. It was -largely  through his instrumentality that the  G.P.R. built into the Boundary  country in order that that district  might have access to smelters, and  through his efforts the Dominion  government was induced to grant  the lead bounty which has been  the  a�� Trail one of the finest  industries on the continent, handling  as it does both silver-lead and gold-  copper ores. He was the first to  recognize the merit of electricity in  the separation^bf lead ores and/ the  firsttelectrolytic process for the,refining of lead and silver on this ton-  tinent was established at Trail; This  has proved an absolute success, producing perfectly pure lead and sihrer  bullion at a minimum <of cost.- It  has from the very beginning -been  his desire to establish the mining'in-  i  dustry on a stable-*and ��� permanent  basts. With this object in view,  works have been added for the "manufacture of lead-pipe and the^ byproducts of sulphur, copper, antimony, etc:* It was also, through his  efforts that the alteration in the duty  was made enabling them to establish  a large lead corroding works at  Montreal, so that now there is being  produced in Canada, white lead and  manufacturedipaints made from ore  mined and smelted in the Dominion.  These are but one or two examples  of the way in which his influence has  been-felt throughout the whole. Dominion. Probably, no man has wider  acquaintances or is more respected  by business men than Mr. Aldridge  and any proposal that he :s prepared  to submit always has the ear offinan*"  cial men. ; His departure is a;distinct loss, not only to business and  industrial interests, but to^the many  hundreds of men in his employ, who  bear to him a feeling of loyalty. and  good will, actuated by his disposition to be at all times fair, courteous  and considerate of their welfare.  Concerning tlie change Mr. Aldridge  said:  ���'While it is true .that I am giving  Savings Department at all Offices.  CORRESPONDENTS   ALL    OVER    THE  WORLD  means of keeping  alive lead mining  in the province.     From a very small j UP the actuaI control ofthe Consoli-  limr he has gradually built up  dated company's operations,   yet I  beginning  GREENWOOD   LIQUOR  CO  We furnish the trade all over the Boundary  with the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wings, Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in carloads, we can make  prices   right,   and  give  prompt   shipment  ��CHEATH & CO.  GREENWOOD, B.C.  POOL TABLES AND  BOWLING ALLEYS  Complete linfe of PIPES, TdBACCOS, CIGARS  AND CIGARETTES Always in Stock  Finest Secection of CONFECTIONERY, Try the  FAMOUS -/feOHINOOR - CHOCOLATES  In Connection.  STYLISH    HAIRCUT,     REFRESHING  . *. INVIGORATING SMAMPOO.  New First-Class Barber Shop  SHAVE,  EASY  MASSAGE  ^N  COSG-ROVE & McASTOGKElt, Proprietors  6 Year Old Girl  Cured of Kidney Trouble  ���-Mrsr-Alex. Moore, of James Street,  Oxford, N. S., says: "Booth's Kidney-  Pills cured our little .daughter Christian, age six years, of many symptoms  of kidney weakness. She complained  of a sore back, the kidney, secretions  were frequent and uncontrollable, especially at night. Her stomach was  weak and her appetite poor. This  caused her to have frequent headaches,  and the least  exertion would  tire her. We had  tried many remedies, but she  did not improve.  Finally we heard  of Booth's Kidney Pills.and.pgo-  cured a box. In  time she was well  and does not now complain about her  back, the kidney secretions have become normal, ^and she plays around  the house with no rapparent fatigue.  We always recommend Booth's Kidney  PiHs."  Booth's Kidney Pills carry a guarantee that if you derive no benefit your  money will be refunded. Booth's  Kidney Pills are a specific for all  diseases of the kidneys and bladder;  Sold by all druggists, 50c. box, or postpaid from the R. T. Booth Co., Ltd.,  Fort Erie, Ont. Sold and ejuarenteed  by John Love, Druggist, x hoenix.  expect to remain as a director ^.nd  in an advisory capacity, and intend  to keep in as close touch with the  various questions involved ia the  company's general  policy as in the  past.  "My decision to give up the general management was made in order  to enable me to becom associated  with William. $. Xhompson, of New  York, who is a director of several of  the largesr copper producing companies in the United States, and who,  with Gunn, Thompson and company,  have control of a number ofthe leading copper mines of Arizona and  Nevada.  ."���R. H. Stewart, who has for several years so ably managed the Consolidated company's mines, has been,  appointed general manager, and S..  G. Blaylock, formerly metallurgist;  at Trail smelter arid lately superintendent ofthe St. Eugene and Sullivan mines, becomes assistant gen-~  eral mapager."  It is announced the Grand Trunk  Pacific: railway wjll bring five thousand Scotchmen to this country to  work pn railway construction. Such  a contingent should make excellent  settlers for the " new north "��� when  the railway is built.  I :   -I  Mr  IliiiRliMMfiliSK -t,X Ai- v->r��� ��� tWfi *"*"��  KttlVW������.*-  |rtiW.����*l��'^^.  ,-fffitrtiV  i^;*?7>^\  ">  r7"'  i^ 7 ^  f\  ..i.  ��� i  IT.   i.  Mgi ���'.'���-  t��ri'.���'������������  p*| ixx  mm'xy  fair::;  I*s��9-.-������..:.->  lft%!'.:';V.v  ii  111-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  /"  and  E beg to inform the public generally,  that we have taken over the DRY  GOODS, GENTS' FURNISHINGS  AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS DEPARTMENTS of the Hunter-Kendrick Co. Ltd.,  arid will in future conduct these lines iii con-  nectiori/with our Grocery and Hardware  Business.  f '\ You are no, doubt aware that the Hunter-  Kendrick Co. controlled all the leading lines  of Dry Goods and Men's Furnishings for the  city of Phoenix. ���,.,  We are taking over all the agencies such  as"* Fit Reform Clothing, Slater Shoes; etc.,  so that in the future you will get the same  high quality merchandise.  tlMr,! Bewar, who for so long had charge  of these departments for the Hunter-Kendrick Co: will''continue his services with us.;  ; We would\ ask -, for a continuance of the  patronage extended to our predecessors, and  trust that we,rnay always prove worthy of  your confidence:    . /  Boundary Mining Journal  r fi ISSUED   WEEKLY  at Phoenix, British Columbia  TV  ./Subscription," 2.00 per year  -        2.50 to United-States.'  -���>,(��  Morrjn-Tliofflpson Co.  FRESH GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS  X  F&Z  mm  Hotel  roo  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot.      \'   '.������"������' t Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.    ' ELECTRIC LIGHTED  J  James Marshall, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  .'! '  ��TC|_    ���:������  R. V. CHISHOLM, Prop^    ;  DANNY DiEANE, Manager.  ( This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,  heated by steam, and well furnished thoughout  for the accommodation of the public. Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date. Meals served at  all hours.  Bar Stocked with Choicest Liquors a.n��| Gig��&r&  OEfi^TlRALI.�� S.OOATED OU CORNER  BRIDGE 'AND   KNOB   HBLL  AVENUE  fj 8tea,nrfi Heatecfl, Electric  U$rfotln&. '  Teleplhone A-& and 26  T. Alfred LovE,fPublisher.  Saturday, Jai^uary 7, 1911  'The dawn of the new year broke  auspiciously on Phoenix. Never  have mining conditions and business  generally, been 'more satisfactory  than they are at present.. More  men are now employed i'n the mines  of the camp than ever before and  the aggregate payroll on the tenth"  of this month will be, a record one:  The producing mines are all on a  substantial basis,, there Js promise  of new.' producers during 1911,  while diamond drilling' now' in_pro-'  gress on two" of the. properties may  add still-greater life." Phoenix has  experienced ups and downs' during  the year just passed, but its citizens  were all'ih .a' position to enjoy the  luxuries of tlie festive season,, and  with the price of copper���^with which  the life of the camp is so intimately  connected���strengthening,, there is  every reason  to look  for increased  prosperity during"1911.  , ^ ^   < The annual review number of the  Nelson Daily News, .issued last  Tuesday, overshadows the excellent  review editions ��� of previous years.  Many larger editions have been  issued by provincial contemporaries,  but it is doubtful if any have contained an equal amount of authentic  information with that which is to be  found, in the twenty-eight pages  issued by the Daily News. Its  review of the progress of British  Columbia mining���the leading industry of the province���is comprehensive, authentic and complete,  while the successes in agriculture  and . horticulture are equally well  presented. Inpresentingfhe glowing  possibilities of the Rootenays, the  annual reviews of the News have  become factors in the upbuilding of  the favored district of which Nelson-  is the centre.  1 Sir Montague Allan, president of  i the Merchants Bank of Canada, dis-  } cussing the outlook for business in  Canada, says: "Regarding the coming 12 months, a fair result is hoped  for, business being generally good  at present. * There is still much railway construction in prospect, and  more and more land is coming under  cultivation. The tide of immigration  turned this way is altogether likely  to continue, and generally prospects  for the next 12 months' business may  be considered as bright."  - Vice-President,Whyte, ofthe Canadian Pacific, says: ''Canada is going on splendidly, and will continue  going on splendidly, unless one thing  happens; and that one thing will be  a change in the tariff. , So long as  the line;is across Canada from east  to west, so long, will things progress  and bring prosperity to the country;  but once let the line be from south  to north,;then; Canadian prosperity  will vanish. :    ' , -,    ?  In lieu of world's fair in New York  city in 1913,, which failed of appro-  val,. it has been. proposed to invite  all Christian^bodies of the world to  meet in New York city in 1913 in i  interest of Christian unity. ;  Who is the home merchant?    He  is the man -who^ helps .pay  for the  streets "'upon" which   yoii   walk;   for  the schools in  which  your   children  or perhaps you   were, educated; he  helps to keep up the church in which  you worship; .... He  is the man  who  buitcls;;;a''hbme   which   enhances the  value of property.     Every subscription paper has his name oh it; he is  the one who can't   afford to swindle  you.    Self interest,   if nothing else,  would  prevent  this;  he  bears   his  share of the burden of good government and stays with you in sunshine  and darkness;  in the  days of prosperity and adversity.    These are but  a few reasons   why   our patronage  should be given to   the   home merchant.  Accidents-on the Boundary branch  of the C. P. R. are becoming entirely tb'6  tfrequent,   and  it  is  time  for investigation. *.   ., >    ;  r ��� ��� ���    ���   ���  King Edward LodgeNo-36  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication at 8 p.m.  Second Thursday of each month.  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic Hall, McHale Block.  J. J. Strutzel, J. S. Boyce,  Secy. ���    W.M.  IO O P   Snowshoe Lodffe  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  J. P.McKenzie, Noble Grand.  W. A. Pickard, Fin. Secy. -  T. A. Bean, R'ecord. Secy.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix. Aerie No. 168  Meets in Union Hall, Friday evening. Visiting brothers are always  welcome  J. Thornton, W   P.  \      Orrin   D.  Bush, W. Secy.  K. of P. LodgMJo; 28  Phoenix, B. C.  Meets Tuesday Evening  at   7.30.  Sojourning   brothers  cordially  wel  comed.  Gordon Thompson, k. of r.s.  J. VV, Hannam, C.C.  Lumber and Wood  When   in   need of  LUMBER,  .      LATH,  SHINGLES,   CORD-  WOOD   or   SLABWOOD     I  can   fill  your   order   promptly.  !^p;jI:,.��lrtf*4���^fc.M^���������.���.w.���I3.^^:-T^u.����*f��J,".^^��-*^^^|���J: 'I'*-*!"*!*" r.  �� -1 *   ���    ' J     ,      '   J*Ji/ */ * J  Don't Blame Him ? J-  fSmammmmaamammmmammmmmWm^  /r-  An irritable man is a hard man to get along with, but  don't .blame him till you-find what's the matter. It may be an  ill-fitting Suit, a troublesome shirt or a pinching pair of shoes  that is ,the .cause.  We sell only reliable .goods. This is our hobby. Every  suit in our winter stock was .made specially.for us, the'kind  that,will please you. Gome in and try one, and buy one. It  will ease,your mind and your body,;and not disease your<purse.  If you have ever had to endure misfit clothes, you Will appreciate our kind move.  Thomas Brown"KP^JHS  Notes of the City  HEAVY DRAYJNG  If you require any Heavy Teaming" or Hauling- done,  let us do it for you. That is our business, and we  have the equipment to execute all orders satisfactory.  First-Class Wood  We also have a supply of first-class Cordwood, short  or long, and can deliver it on short notice. 'Phone  your order to *  McElroy Bros. "S" Phoenix, B.C.  D. J. MATHESON   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS.  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B. O.  ..���">  Books and Magazines  Now that the excitement of the festive season is over  you will have time to do some reading, and would enjoy a good book these long evenings. We have a big"  range of books, including the latest fiction, and also  carry all the popular magazjnes, as well as newspapers  and periodicals.  Al. Almstrom, ol��5L��������  The Finest Quality in  MILK AND CREAM  at...   Strictly - Fresh - B&gm  J. W. Han nam, Proprietor  THIS SPACE   FOR  NEXT WEEK  E. A. BLACK  - - The Jeweler  mm^���lM^^^MBMBIlB��IMinBBWTltT���^^������T������������"*���"���*������"���".������*���^.^*������'''   " ������������ *' ���iiniimili�������mB  ���Dillard Read visited his parents at  Marcus, Wash., last week.  ; Werner's orchestra supplied music  for a dance at Eholt Monday evening.  - Grand Porks Curling club has 22  rinks drawn for the home competition.  The school of advertising experience  knows no vacation. Keep everlastingly  at it.  L. Mattice of the Great Northern  returned Monday after a trip to Montana. *��  The death of Mrs. Arthur Nichols,  aged 56, occurred in Grand Porks last  week.  Mr. and Mrs. Silas Smith, of Mother  Lode, spent New Year's with friends  in town.  R. V. Chisholm of the Queen's Hotel  spent a few days of the past week in  Spokane.  James Hunter arrived from Spokane Tuesday on a visit to his brother,  C. D. Hunter.  Geo. Pattinson of Vancouver was in  the Boundary last week, having been  called to Eholt by the death of his  father.  The sensible advertiser is not a gambler, but a provident investor buying  solid insurance of a safe and successful  future.  The marriage of William Oxley to  Miss Susan Jane Wilkinson took place  in Phoenix on Christmas Day, the  Rev. S. Lundie tying the nuptial knot.  P. T. McCallum, immigration officer  of Grand Forks, was in town Tuesday  coralling an undesirable that had  sneaked his -way across the boundary  line.  George W. Rumberger returned to  town Saturday after a visit of three  months at Regina, Sask.    The prairie1  has become too cold for him at this  season.  Every public school in the Dominion  will be provided with a manual of physical exercise, through the generosity  of Lord Strathcona in his recent gift  to Canada.  The. Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship Society of Phoenix have elected  the following officers for the current  term: President, Oscar Larson; vice-  president, John Floren; recording secretary, Louis Carlson; treasurer, Albin  Almstrom; marshal, Oie Nordin; chaplain, Ed. Dhal; inside guard, John  Erickson; outside guard, A. O. Johnson;  trustee, A. O. Johnson,  F. E. Simpson, well known through  the Kootenays as "Old Man Simpson,"  formerly of the Cranbrook Herald, is  now located at Kamloops. Mr. Simpson has acquired the Beckman addition,  a promising section of the rapidly-  growing city of Kamloops, and will  place the lots on the market. When  the "Old Man" issued a paper he gave  his subscribers big value for their  money, and he will no doubt now give  customers big value in realty. He expects to visit Phoenix in the near  future.  Archie Bishop, the noted hockeyist,  arrived in town last week. Although his  cleverness as a hockeyist is well-known  throughout the Kootenays, it is Archie's  expertness as a marksman that has  made him famous through the West.  In competition with continental trap-  shooters at Seattle, Spokane, Calgary,  Nelson and Revelstoke during the past  year he gathered in a large range of  handsome trophies as well as considerable prize money. At Seattle he  broke 485 birds out of 500; at Calgary  he made the biggest run ever made on  the local traps, and at Nelson he broke  99 ont of 100.  Fresh oystercocktails at the Brooklyn  Hotel bar..  Dry wood in car lots for sale ;. apply  to Jos. Trombley, Phoenix.  O. B. Smith leaves shortly for the  Hidden Creek property on the northern  coast.  'Knights of Pythias installation of  officers takes place next Tuesday  evening.  , Miss tG. Hunter returned Wednesday  from spending the vacation at her  home in Kelowna.  Jos. Ouelett and F. Lynn arrived in  the city Saturday and have joined the  local hockey seven.  Don't forget the hockey match in  Phoenix rink next Monday evening,  Grand Forks vs. Phoenix.  ". Arthur H. Napper arrived from  Grand Forks last week and has taken  a position with the Morrin-Thompson  company. Mrs. Napper will arrive  later.  The Morrin-Thompson company  have taken over the dry goods, gent's  furnishings and household furnishings  departments of the Hunter-Kendrick  company.  The nominations for mayor, aldermen and school trustees of the city of  Phoenix will take place at the city hall  on Monday. An election, if necessary,  will be held the following Thursday.  The installation of the officers of  Snowshoe lodge, No. 4ti, I. O. O. F.,  for the current term will take place  next Monday evening. G. Rutherford  of Grand Forks, D. D. G. M., will be  the installing officer.  W. O. Miller, C. P. R. divisional superintendent; C. S. -Moss, resident engineer; and P. Wade, rsoadmaster, inspected the spur to the Phoenix AmaL-,.  gamated on Wednesday", and arrangements will be made to have the spur  put in shape at once.  Following are the officers of Gateway  lodge, No. 45, I. O. O. F., Grand Forks,  for the current six months: Noble  grand, Carl Wolfrom; vice-grand,  Harry Chapnian; recording secretary,  A. Lindley; financial secretary, Harry  Swain; treasurer, J. N. Currie.  The company of J. Y. Griffin & Co.,  limited, will from January 1st cease to  do business under that name and will  hereafter be known as Swift Canadian  Co., Limited. The new company will  make a specialty of handling beef,  mutton, pork, veal, and general produce.  Harmony lodge, No. 37, A. F. and  A. M., Grand Forks, has installed the  following officers for this year: Worshipful master, John McKie; senior-  warden, W. F. Huffman; junior warden, William Bonthron ; treasurer, G.  D. Clark; secretary, W. J. Cook; tyler,  G. R. McCabe.  J. S. Birnie, J. A. Russell, D. A.  McDonald, and Rev. J. A. Petrie  composed a rink of curlers from  Greenwood that tried conclusions with  local curling experts on Monday. Three  games were played, Greenwood winning two out of the three but losing to  Phoenix on points. G. L. McNicol lost  to J. A. Russell and J. A. Morrin to  Rev. J. A. Petrie, but O. B. Smith  won from J. S. Birnie with a good  margin.  The Knights of Pythias dance at  Greenwood Monday evening proved a  great attraction for Phoenix young  people. The following attended: Miss  N. Webster, Miss C. Dawson, Miss M.  Biner, Miss N. Ingram, the Misses Bell,  Miss C. Hart, Miss E. Murray, Miss  Squires, Miss Nelson, Mrs. Johnson,  and Messrs. R. Kerr, D. L. McElroy,  W. X. Perkins, W. S. Van Waggtoeh,  A. Bishop, A. McQueen, W. Williams,  F. Bell, Geo. Rogers, N. Dewar, .J.  Patterson, G. Biner and Prof. Marks.  m  M  SS^^MSS^^^ ���i/��r**\  ^If-tfrtWMX****4,  ��4^��^>n^J���t*--��*'Flf^��^w,,  i/t^^MB******-*  \  \  \ ' ��  i.C-  II  "l  0. ���'��-, V  Masonic Officers  The following: officers have been  installed by King Edward lodge No.  36, A. F. arid A. M. for the current  <term: WiM.", J. S. Bpyce; S.W.,W.  J. Prendergast;  J. V^:,   }.\F. Mc-  Dougall;, .chaplaia,, Thomas %Oxley;  secretary,, J.,J. Strutzel;^treasurer,  D. W. McKenzie; sVb.i P.J. Cook;  ^J. DM  J.; G. McKeown;   S: S.,   G.  Johns; J:S., W. J. Pierce; J.G., W.  LRoss; tyler, J. Pierce.  City and District News  Eagles Instal Officers  At the regular meeting of Phoenix  -aerie,   Fraternal   Order  of  Eagles,  Thursday  evening,  officers  s  for the  current term were   installed   as foi-  -lows:' Worthy president, John Love;  worthy     vice-president,      Quitman  Work;: chaplain, C. F. Wilson;   Financial secretary, _>T.   B. Cbsgrove;  ���^treasurer,. James Weir;  conductor,  P.Danny Deane;   I. G.,  Thomas Ma-  dure; O. G., J. McEachern; trustee,  John Love  Pythian Sisters Officers  The semi-annual installation of  ���officers of Mountain Temple, No. 17,  Pythian Sisters, took place on Tuesday evening, the ceremonies being  conducted by Mrs. Emma Gardner,  D.D.G.C. Following are the new  officers: M.E.C., Mrs., Mary Bate-  man; E.C., Mrs. Sarah Reed; Man-  agerE. J.;; Mrs. Jennie G.";Pickard;  M.: of R. C, Mrs. Mary A. McKen-  zie; M. of F., Mrs.. Edith Elkins;  Prot.,' Mrs. Elizabeth Pope;., O. G.  Mrs. MabieJohns;PP. G., Mrs, Effie  Marshall. �����  Every Woman  ' is interested and should know-  about tbe wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spny  The new Vaginal syringe.   iJest  ���Most convenient.   It cleai se ���  instantly.      Ask your   | druggist fori]  If he cannot supply th*  MARVEL accept no other,  but send stamp (or illustrated  book���sealed.  11 give > full particulars and directions inviluablito ladies.  WINDSOR SUPPLY ro,,  -Windsor. O-i . *      . j Agent* f.-  Greenwood's new rink opened yesterday.  The municipal pot in Greenwood is  bubbling up lively these days.  F. E. Willet of Victoria has taken a  position, with the Morrin-Thompson  company.  Prof. Marks will give a dance in the  Union hall after the hockey match on  Monday evening.  The district meeting of the Western  Federation of Miners takes place in  Nelson on Jan. 10th.  The laying of steel on the Kettle  Valley grade west of Midway commenced this week. c  -  Born���In Phoenix, on Saturday,  Dec. 31st, to Mr. and Mrs. W. Whit-  tacker, a daughter.  H. Browning of Greenwood has gone  to Victoria, where he will be purchasing  agent for the C. N. R.  Mrs. J. G: McKeown and Miss Annie  McKeown returned Tuesday from a  visit with friends in Spokane.  Work is now going along preparing  the moving picture theatre in connection -with the Phoenix club.  Dan Buchanan, of Canyon City, an-  old-timer of the West Fork, was in the  city yesterday, and says Paul Meachatn  is making a fortune at trapping.       \  The thermometer dropped to within  eight points of zero on Sunday���the  coldest this season.    It was below zero  in Greenwood and Grand Forks.  i  The Ladies',�� Aid   of the Methodist  church will give a  " parlor social"  at  the home of A. F. Geddes, lower town  oh Thursday evening, Jan. 12th, and  invite all their friends to meet for a,  social evening and make the gathering  as  successful   as   previous   occasions.  Games and refreshments. No admission  will be charged but a collection will be  taken.  Hockey at Grand Forks  The first scheduled   game   in the  Consolidated Company  The   Consolidated   Mining  and  Boundary Hockey league took place  Smelting   company,    which   yearly  Bargain  in Real   Estate.���The  owner, who is removing from Phoenix,  will sell valuable property on Knob  Hill avenue at a great bargain. House  on rear of lot rents for $10 to $12 per  month, and front suitable for business  premises. Terms easy.���Apply to A.  Hood, agent for owner.  last night/'between Phoenix and  Grand Fo.vks, at the latter city, and  resulted in a tie, each team scoring  three goals. .  The teams were fairly evenly  matched, though Phoenix was more  aggressive and the play was largely  in Grand Forks territory. The home  team captured the first two goals,  but the visitors had evened up before half time.  This was the postponed game  scheduled for v Jan. 2. There were  spasms of live hockey, but as a  whole game was rough. Much  credit is due Referee McDonald for  his efforts to stamp out rough playing ; penalties were numerous.   .  A   special   train    was    run   from  Phoenix and a   hundred   supporters  accompanied the team.  Following\^are the line-ups:  Phoenix \, Grand Forks  Lang \ goal   ....... Boland  Ellis. . . point Quinn  Neil c. point Miller  Sanders rover....   ... Mann  Lynne centre Demuth  Ouelett 1. wing Mercer  McQueen r. wing    Reid   .���: .*.   Boundary Hockey Schedule.  Jan. 2 Phoenix... at Grand Forks  Jan. 9 Grand Forks. . .    at Phoenix  Jan. 12 Greenwood at  Phoenix  Jan. 16 Grand Forks at Greenwood  Jan. 20 Greenwood at Grand Forkg  Jan. 24 Phoenix at Greenwood  Jan. 27, Grand Forks. . . .at Phoenix  Jan. 30 Phoenix ... .at Grand Forks  Feb. 3 GrJmd   Forks   at Greenwood  Feb. 6 Greenwood at Phoenix  Feb. 9 Greenwood at Grand Forks  Feb. 13 Phoenix ... .at Greenwood  The Pioneer acknowledges receipt  of handsome calendars for 1911 from  the   Western   and   Union   assurance  companies,  -Matheson.  through their agent, D. J.  Life is all too short, and why not make your "few  days" comfortable? We have many pieces of Furniture  that will do much to make your home cosy and add to its  comforts. An easy chair or reposing* couch would give rest  in the evenings and help you forget the troubles of a strenuous  day. v ��� "'.;;.y":������������������ ...,......;..��� ���  Our Store is full of suggestions for making your  home attractive and cosy, and -our prices are reasonable.  C. F�� EDWARDS F��mi8hsnS8 ^ tne Home  Cold Feet.  A famous physician once gave  his rule for health, "Keep the feet  warm,   head cool  and  bowels  regular."  When the feet get cold or wet, a  cough or sore  throat usually  follow.  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  "       .      "   .   . lower town, 10.00 a.m.  Leave Greenwood 3.00p.m.  -Standard Time  PROMPT  ATTgfyfiOm  TO  EXPRESS AB^D  FREIGHT  MAnmrs  SYRUP  mt Tar arad  Cod Lives* ��SB  taken at once, wards  off all colds.". It is  the most successful  Cough Remedy.  Large   bottle  35  cents;  all dealers.  Shcrbroobe, Que.  J. I. SSatbfcn Co.. Prop's.  P&-J.  Distributors for Western Canada  Foley Bros. Larson & Company  Winnipeg  Edmonton   Vancouver  Saskatoon  Wanted���Men and Women to learn  barber trade. Have opened one of our  famous colleges in Calgary. Positions  furnished; wages from $20 to $30  weekly; 10,000 graduates placed last  year. Illustrated catalogue tree. Write  Holer Barber College, 609 Centre St.,  Calgary, Alberta.  adds to its holdings, and has made  remarkable progress during the past  few years, operates three properties  in the Boundary, the Snowshoe and  Phoenix Amalgamated of Phoenix  and the No. 7,  a few  miles-south.  NUMBER   SEVEN  The Number Seven mine wa.s acquired by the Consolidated late in  1909. The mine was already: developed by a shaft 300 feet deep,  with drifts on the 60-foot, 120-foot,  200-foot and 300-foot levels. The  Consolidated company has considerably extended these drifts on the 60-  foot and 300-foot levels, and is now  running a funnel from lower down  the hill to cbnnect with the 300-foot  level. From the portal of this to the  shaft, the distance will be about 800  feet. The greater part of this distance will be a drift on the vein, and  already very good ore has been found  in this tunnel.  At the mouth of the tunnel is a  150-ton ore bin with sorting" table.  An auxiliary surface tramway constructed this year, brings ore from  the 60-foot level tunnel to this bin,  which also receives ore direct from  the main tunnel. From this bin an  aerial tramway has been built during  the year, a length of 17,000 feet, to  a 200-ton ore bin beside the C. P. R.  tracks from which a short spur has  been built to the bin. A crusher  and picking belt are now being installed 'at' the lower tunnel of the  tram, and second class ore will be  sorted out and dumped in a spot  convenient to the site for a concentrating mill, the construction of  which is contemplated, as the ore i.s  easily amenable to concentration,  and will yield a concentrate of high  grade and good fluxing qualities owing to the iron contained  in the ore.  In a convenient  location   below the  ,1.  main tunnel, a compressor plant has  been installed,   connected , with   the  mine by a 4-inch pipe line.     This is  operated by an  electric   motor connected with  the   power   line   ol the  West Kootenay Power & Light company    at    Bonnington    Falls   by    a  branch pole line some 1 )4 miles long.  The necessary transformers, switchboards, etc., were also in place early  in   the  year.      Forest   fires   during  the   summer   seriously   injured   the  compressor plant and   building,  but  they were promptly repaired, and put  in commission again.   A wagon road  six miles long was built by the company  last   summer   from   Hartford  Junction, near Phoenix, to the mine,  giving a   practically   level   haul for  wagons.  The ore of the mine is a white  quartz, heavily mineralized with lead  and iron, and carries good gold and  silver values. The vein runs along  with a volcanic dyke, and is remarkable for its uniformity and well, defined character over an unusual  length and depth. The ore in sight  has been considerably increased during the year. Shipments began in  (Continued on page seven)  a&win&WM &mP  ��#?���  &.-*������'.  ^7-QT,  ^^iiWiKim. -v nrw-t*wi.m  �������vi��rf,iS5%jr/����$�� -  BOUNDARY MINES  AND SMELTERS  y  (Continued from page one)  sent,   but  by   utilising   as  fuel   the'  heavy excess of iron and sulphur in'  the sulphide ores, the percentage of  coke required in the charge will be  reduced.     It is expected,   top,   that  the copper loss in  the  slag   will  be  less by 1 x/2 to 2 lb. per ton   of ore,  which of itself would mean an appreciably large addition to the profit to  be made out of ores  from  the  com-  ' pany's mines at Phoenix.     Wakely  A. Williams, superintendent  of the  smelter, has been  with   the  Granby  company   ten   years,   during  which  time he has effected many economies  in connection with the haudling and  treatment   of ores   received   at the  works.  B. C. Copper Company  The   net earnings of the   British  Columbia  Copper   company   for its  fiscal   year   ending   November    30,  1910, were approximately $275,000,  as compared  with  $204,973,  which  latter was the balance of  profit and  loss for the fiscal year to November  30, 1909.     Cost of  production,, refining, and marketing per pound of  fine copper, after crediting expenditure with the value of the silver and  gold recovered  from. the   ore,    was  estimated at 9.624 cents per pound,  , as compared with 9.829 cents for the  || year 1909 and  9.996 cents   for   the  : 1908 fiscal year      The   total output  I1, of copper was 6,908.780 lb. as compared with 6,325,000   lb.   in". 1909:  Gold   and   silver   productionj is  not  given but it will probably be   found  to have been about 25,000 oz.of gold  and 86,000 oz.   of silver:  The company pursued a progressive policy during the year, both by  increasing the blast furnace capacity  at its smelter and in acquiring and  developing mining properties. At  the present time three furnaces are  in blast, part of the ore. required be-  in�� obtained from the New Dominion Copper Co.'s Rawhide mine. As  regards control of the latter com-  ipariy, the B. C. Copper Co. has in-  Ijcre.ased its holding of. New Domin-  lion Copper Co. shares to 155,000,  which is 64 per cent of the whole.  As the district offices are in the same  building and J. E. McAllister is in  charge of the operations of both  companies, it is apparent that a merger of the two has been in large part  effected. The gross amount of the  payrolls of the two companies, including that of the B. C. Copper  Co.'s Napoleon and Lone Star mines  is $62,000 to $65,000 per month.  Mother Lode mine has well maintained its ore production, its output  for 1910 having been placed at  364,000 tons. A larger tonnage is  to be required from it, for efforts  are being, and will continue to be,  made to keep its production up to  36,000 tons monthly.  The Oro Denoro shipped 9,339  tons during the year, but has not  recently been worked. The company  has for years owned a three-fourths  interest in the Emma mine   situated  near Oro Denoro, but production is pz. silver and 5 to 15   oz.   gold per  not. likely to again be made until a  ton.     This product is  sent to New  satisfactory   arrangement    can    be Jersey   for   refining.     The   stands  made with the owners of the smaller , are    tilted   by    hydraulic   aceumu  interest.  The   Jack  Pot group shipped  16,783 tons of ore in 191o. The  C. P. R. company during the year  completed a three-mile spur from its:  Eholt-Phoenix branch to the mine,  and since then ore has bee^n shipped'  regularly at an average rate of about;  loo tons.daily.  From the New Dominion Copper'  company's Rawhide mine, Phoenix,  about 6oo tons a day has been going  to Greenwood. An increase to l,ooo  tons a day is expected trom this  mine.  The Lone Star has available a  tonnage estimated at about 3oo,oop  tons of gold-copper ore. An aerial  tramway, 29,ooo feet between terminals, is nearly completed.  At the company's ^apoleon mine  there is an estimated quantity of  about ioo,ooo, tons ofr'oxidized ore  overlaying the sulphide, and a 10-  stamp mill has been erected and is  being equipped to treat this ore.  B.    C.   COPPER   SMELTER  During 1910 the British Columbia  Copper company increased the total  blast furnace capacity of its smelter  by one third, thereby bringing its  maximum treatment capacity up to  about 2,600 tons per day. This was  done by increasing the hearth area  of, two. of the three furnaces., by 50.  per cent. Previously all three furnaces were 48 by 240 in. at the  tuyeres, and their approximate average ordinary total capacity had been  about 1,800 tons daily, with a maximum of nearly 2,000 tons. Now they  will average between 2,400 and 2,-  500 tons per day.  The increase in smelting capacity  has necessitated a corresponding increase in the plant for feeding the  furnaces and taking away the molten  slag; also-an extension ofthe crane  run at one end of the converter  building. For slag hauling a large  locomotive, capable of hauling two  25-ton slag cars at a time instead of  one, as in the past has been put in.  Heretofore there halre been in use  two 15-ton Baldwin-Westinghouse;  electric locomotives for slag hauling  and three 7^ ton locomotives for  furnace charging. An additional  charging locomotive has lately been;  put in to meet the increased capacity. \  The slag cars are 52-ton   lable-cars,.  O '.1  side dumping, and each equipped'  with an electric motor having worm  gear for tilting the car to dump its  contents. Tjhis company was the  pioneer in using this style of car for  slag dumping; the design has since  been adopted by many other companies.  In the copper converting department of the works there are two converter stands with 84 by 126 in.  horizontal shells, these taking matte  of 45 to 55 per cent copper tenor and  producing blister copper 99.3 per  cent pure, also containing   20 to  50  lators, and the shells handled by a  40-ton 4-mbtor -travelling crane:  Two more converter shells have recently been added, making , a total  equipment of seven.  Electric power, transmitted from  Bbnnington Falls, 80 miles, is used  in the works, in which there are installed motors having a total capacity of about 2,000 h. p. Among  the motors are three of 300 h. p. each  belted to one of the three large Con-  hersville blowers, which supply the  blast to the furnaces.  The company obtains   the greater  part of its ore., supply  from   its own  mines and those of the New Dominion Copper company  which .'it controls, and it endeavors   to   maintain  an,average  monthly   output  as follows:    From the Mother Lode, 36,-  000 tons; Rawhide, (New Dominion)  20,000 tons*   Wellington group, 3,-  560 tons; Napoleon (at Orient Wash)  2,500 tons.    Mother Lode and Rawhide are   typical   Boundary  district  .copper ores���high   in silica and low  in'   marketable ''metals;   Wellington  groupis chiefly oxidized and having  Jittje value other than   goljd; of the  Napoleon ore,.the sulphide  goes to  the. smelter where it serves as a pyr-  rhotite flux to   reduce   the   tenor of  the copper matte, while the oxidized  ore is to be treated;in a mill recently  completed hear the mine.   Provision  isibeing made for increasing the ore  .supply from   the   company's   mines,  arid thus  render   the   smelter   independent of custom ores,   if these be  not obtainable  to   advantage.     The  Rawhide output ?s  to   be   increased  to 30,000 tons a month,  while 3,000  tons   will be obtained monthly from  the Lone  Star,   situated just   south  ofthe   International   boundary   line  and 8 miles from   the   works.     The  Lone Star mine is  being   connected  in  with the Canadian Pacific railway by  an aerial tramway5^miles in length.  It has an available reserve of 300,-  000 tons of gold-copper ore, aside  being a good matte maker.  Coke is obtained from Southwest  Alberta, the railway distance between the colliery and smelter being  370 miles. With three blast furnaces running, the consumption of  coke is 8,000 to 9,000 tons a month.  A reserve of 10,000 to 12,000 tons is  kept as an emergency supply in case  of interruption in the regular receipts  of coke from the colliery.  The approximate figures of production during 1910 are as follows:  Material smelted, 456,000 tons.  Contents: gold. 25,640 oz. silver,  85,000 oz.; copper, 7,351,000 lb.  Included in the ore receipts were  the following: From the Mother  Lode mine, 364,000 tons; Oro Denoro, 9,339 tons; Wellington, 16,-  200 tons, and Rawhide, 47,400 tons.  J. E. McAllister is general manager, and tbe number of men employed is 500 to 540, of which total  118is the normal force at the smelter.  Consolidated Company  ' (Continued from page six)   ,    v  September, and   to   the   end of the'  year   (December  estimated)   3,700  tons of ore   bave   been   mined,  and  1,000 tons of first  class   ore   sorted  ouT^aou^shipped, the remaining second class ore having been sorted on.,. ."!  the dump. ������'���'��� '.  PHOENIX   AMALGAMATED  I  No development work was done  and no shipments were made from  the Phoenix Amalgamated property  in 1910. The "only construction  work has been the final completion  ofthe tramway, and placing things  in order preparatory to making ?  shipments. ���   '*  SNOWSHOE.  Operations at the Snowshoe rnine  at Phoenix were along routine lines  during 1910. A large \ amount of  ore was mined by the open cut or  glory hole system during the summer, and more underground during  the colder months. No new construction of importance . has been  done, the mine having been thoroughly equipped with machinery  prior to the present year..  Shipments were maintained steadily throughput the .year to the  Trail smelter, the total amount  having been (December estimated)  142,500 tons.- The working force l  averages upwards of 100 men.  Rossland District -j  Mining in   Rossland   district ha,s  progressed -slightly.      The   Granby  interesting~itself in the Cliff-St. Elmo  group and putting a force  to   work  has had a ' stimulating   effect.     The  Blue Bird was also   reopened by its,  Spokane    owners,     the   Mayflower  Nickel Plate, I.X.L ,   LUy May and  other small   properties  worked,   besides an increased production.shown  by   the Centre   Star-WarEagle,   Le  Roi Two and the Le Roi mines.    At  the   Centre' Star  group   work   was  carried   on   steadily  all  year.     The  ore reserves at the end  of the year*  after shipping an increased  tonnage  over last year,   prove about 246,000,  tons.  A new rich ore zone was opened up in the War Eagle- mine while.,  development of the  Iron   Mask  and  Idaho claims ot   this   company   discovered new ore.     At the.Josie mine  of the Le Roi Two   Ltd.,   the   work  of sinking the main   shaft   from  ttfce  900 to the 1,300-fpot level was comr-  pleted and  the   continuation   of the  North Annie vein located.   The com^  pany made a normal production and!  paid three dividends  of 50 cents per  share each.     The  year, closes witht  eighteen 'months   ore   in    reserves,.  Work was also started  on   the Surprise claim   of  this   company in  a,n  effort to enter the  ore zone existing  on the War Eagle.  The Le Ro^mine  was   not   worked   steadily   but will  make an ore production   of a couple  of thousand tons in excess  of 1909.  The company has gone   into   voluntary liquidation   and   the   mine and  the plant is for sale.     In  November  and December there were  rumprs it  would be bought by  a  strong company.  -=giiiiiiiimiiiuunamiW  mmmmmMmwmxm��mmmim. r*"wg|  ...J?  I'���ft1-+��.��.  p%H;PfWK  *<      7    '  *rps&zLp^  *nia��*j��ffc  ^-7J*"V  S?*.*?  VSUprtef^'t  V  Economy is -the easy chair of oic�� affe, and Economy* bid*'  ! even the choice dresser to save money on stylish attire  when possible. The time, the place, the opportunity, is  right here. Come as a "looker!" and you'll quickly, become  a purchaser; the conversion will be due to the good* and  1 the prices.  ' V  Ij   ,  ��� *-'   The Suits have "charapter," new designs in,  Vicunas^ and ^ Fancy  Worsteds tailored in Al.  "fashion. The Overcoats, like the'Suits, are mag-  nificent value. A discerning buyer can'save from  |3.00 to $13.00 on any one of these good and stylish  garments.' l Well' fit youslike bark'bn a tree.  Don't  forget  this   fact.  '       ,-       V.  These fashionable Suits are principally English  Worsteds, the Overcoats are mostly winter weight  genuine SCOTOH.TWEEDS, of latest herringbone  .weave in grey add other popular shades. Both  Suits and Overcoats "are magnificently tailored in  'the bes^Semi-Rbady manner.'   Positively peerless  ''p^rciiaofe;' unparalleled values.  . J. Carson & Co.  Household Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundrying done at the Reco Laundry   ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello  A10  Reco Laundry  Fresh Cream and Milk Daily  f  Up,  't  *-  II  t'   !*  If  ;>  PHOENIX   DAIRY  It makes everything  All   milk  is  GOOD CREAM  OR MILK,  such   as the  -BRAND,'is the basis of a tempting meal.  1 taste better.    Try  it���and you'll  always  buy  it.  aereated before being sold.  Phone E 32 W. A. MoKAY & SONS  DELIVERED TO  ALL  P1RTS  OF  THE  CITY  Owing to the price of CREAMERY BUTTER advancing all over  the country, we are compelled to raise the price of "Empress"  Creamery Brix,1 after Dec. 20th, to -TO����� per lb.  an  ,-  ff��h��n�� 2  Phone 2  SIMILKAMEEN   MINING  lV  \ Chas. Camsell, of the Geological  .Survey, Department of Mines, who has  spent last summer in the Similkameen  district, has given t<he Director, the  following review of mining progress in  the district-during the past season:���'  "At Hedley the year just passed has  been the most prosperous in the history  of its producing mines. The Nickel  Plate and Sunnyside mineq, now owned  by the Hedley Gold Mining company,  are still the only producers of gold, and  the output from these mines has only  been limited by the capacity of the'  reduction works to treat the ore. Up  to the end of October the number of  tons shipped to the mill totalled  38,045, and it is estimated that the  total tonnage for the year will be about  43,650. Most of this comes from the  Nickel Plate. This ore averages about  $12 to the ton. Prospecting has been  carried on in advance of development,,  so that the ore reserves in these mines  ,are greater now than they have been  for several years.  At the Daly Reduction company's  mill improved methods of treatment  have been introduced, and the necessary'  machinery installed, so that the tonnage treated daily has been increased  from 135 to 150 tons within the last  year. It is stated that the other improvements contemplated will raise the  capacity of the mill to 200 tons daily.  The power plant also is being improved  and added to, so that the operation of  the mill will ,not be entirely dependent  on the supply of water available.  Electric motors are being installed  everywhere and the steam boiler capacity increased from 250 to 700 horsepower.  Apart from the Nic&el Plate,and  Sunnyside mines, the only other work  done has been on the Kingston and  Golden Zone groups.  " In the Princeton region a number of  new locations have been made in the  coal basin and some exploratory work  for coal undertaken. The Vermilion  Forks Mining and Development company mined a good deal of coal during  the last winter from their mine at the  junction of the Similkameen and Tula-  meen rivers, but during the summer  they have only been working intermittently.  The copper properties at Copper  mountain, Roche river, and Five-mile  creek have had some work done on  them, but the majority of these claims  in  Parisian Sage  Will Grow More Hair.  Parisian Sage will stop falling hair  two -weeks���cure dandruff in the  same time and stop scalp itch at once.  Ifc makes the hair soft, silky and  luxuriant.  As a Hair Dressing  Parisian Sage is without peer. It contains nothing that can harm the hair-  it is not jsticky, oily or greasy, and  prevents as well as cures diseases of  the scalp.  Women and children by the thousand  use it daily as a dressing and no home  is complete without it.  Money Back If It Fails.  Druggists and stores everywhere  guarantee Parisian Sage and will refund your money if it fails. Ask  Druggist John Love what he thinks of  it, -He sells it at 50c. per large bottle  or you can secure it by mail postpaid  from Giroux Manufacturing company  Fort Erie, Ont. See that the Girl with  the Auburn Hair is on each package.  Sold and guaranteed by John Love,  Druggist, Phoenix.  have been idle.   A carload of ore was  ',(11. ���,    1 7      >    . I  to have been shipped from R. Steven-  son's claim below' Allison, where'a  force of men has been at work throughout the year* ' *  , The United Empire group of claims''  on One-mile,creek, which was worked  first as a copper prospect $nd later as a  coal mine, was sold during the summer  to a company which now proposes to  manufacture cement on it. A bed of  clay 40 feet thick occurring in the coal  formation is found in juxtaposition  with a stratum of very pure limestene  with which the copper ore was associated. These two materials have been  proved to be capable of being manufactured   into   cement,    and  a   5,000  �� i    < * *  barrel plant is to be erected.  In the Tulameen district very little  has  been done in the prospecting bv  development of metallic ores during  the, past year.   The Great Northern  railway has not yet laid steel beyond  Princeton, though the tract has bee'u  graded up to Tulameen river within ���!  miles of Tulameen village.   The adven t.  of the railway will probably stimulate  the owners of mineral claims to greater  effort.  The only metal production in this  district must be attributed to placer,  mining. A few indivduals work annually on Granite creek, where both  gold and platinum are obtained. Half-  a-dozen Chinese also work the bed of  the Tulameen river between Eagle and  Champion creeks, where they recover  gold and platinum in about equal proportions. The most serious attempt,  however, at placer mining in this district within recent years was that  undertaken by Lambert and Stewart  on Granite creek. About $10,000 had  been spent in three years on a dam  and flume, and everything was in  readiness to begin sluicing during thr��  past summer. High water, however,  again washed out the dam, which so  discouraged the owners that nothing  further was done.  The advancing price of platinum and  the limited sources of the world's  supply have induced several prospectors  to stake out a number of placer claim**  on the Tulameen river, where a considerable quantity of platinum was formerly obtained. Much of the best  ground on this scream and its tributaries is held as leases by the British  Columbia Platinum company and other  individuals, but nothing has ever been  done by these owners to work thtMi-  holdings, so that it is not known wha t  amount of platinum they contain.  The most important developments in  this district within the last year haw  been in coal mining. The Columbia  Coal and Coke company owns virtually  the whole of the coal basin lying  between the Tulameen river and the  north fork of Granite creek. A great  deal of prospecting and development  work.was carried out by former owner.-,  as well as by the present company on  the Granite Creek outcrop of the coa I  seams, but on account of the difficulu  of transporting the coal from this sid��-  of the coal basin to the railway line ou  the Tulameen river this work was  abandoned and prospecting was begun  on the Tulameen side of the basin.  The outcrop of the coal seams was  found to approach nearer the Tulameen  river at Fraser gulch than at any  other point in the basin, so that work  was concentrated here. A prospecting  tunnel is being driven from the outcrop  at this point towards the centre of the  basin, and will run underneath the  capping of lava. A drill hole is also  being sunk at a point near the head of  Fraser gulch. The results of this  drilling will determine the course of  further operations.  Mi  I  P  !S  &  V


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