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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 25, 1908

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 HOB  iifcK-^  *>��y����;^w::;W;i<��^  AND   BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL  m  Legislative Ass  JAN 281908  ^  Ninth Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. JANUARY 25, ���oo8.  "^.  ^gTQRlA, Q;.B  No, 10  III Dry Goods Department.  In order to clean up our shelves and  tables before taking stock, and to make  room for new spring goods we are offering  the following lines at greatly reduced  prices:  Ladies,' tailored tweed Walking Skirts,  Regular   $10.00 Now $8.00  9.00 6.75  7.00 5,00  6.00 4.75  Complete line of Ladies' LONG and SHORT KIMONOS  ranging from $1.00 to $3 75 in value, now offered from  60c. to $2.50.  A few Ladies' all woll DRESSING SACQUES, were $3.50,  now $2.-25.-  LADIES' GOLFERS���Regular $3.50, Sale $2:25.  Full range  of CHILDS   FELT SLIPPERS,   Regular  $1.00,  Sale 75c.  Childs CARDIGAN RUBBERS, Regular $1.75, Sale $1.00.  Misses WH1I'E BEARSKIN CAPS, Regular $r.so, Sale $1.00.  Ladies'DRIVING MITTS, Regular $1.50, Sale $1.00.  Misses DRIVING  MITTS, Regular $1.00, Sale 75c  ODD   CORSETS,    in   values ranging   from   $1.00   to   $2.50,  .    now on sale at 50c.  NEW OFFICERS  FOR MOSPrtAt  Annual Meeting Held  on Thursday.  R. Horrell is President arid; V.  M. Sherbino the Secretary.  The annual meeting of the Phoenix  General Hospital was held Thursday  evening in the office of J. L. Martin,  in the Bank block.* The secretary, V.  M. Sherbino, "submitted the financial  statement for the past year, which  showed among other things,, that there  are over $2,000 in accounts still due  to the hospital.  An election for trustees took place,  resulting as follows: L. Y. Birnie, J L.  Martin, Charles Biesel, J. V. R. Dun-  lop, O. B. Smith, Jr., R. Horrell, V.  M. Sherbino. The secretary of the  Miners' Union is also a member, as  wcli'as Chas. D. Hunter, who is the  representative of the government on  the board.   ���  ������'���.���������"���'.  Following this meeting a meeting of  the trustees took place, when  the  fol  lowing officers for 1908  were  chsen:  President, R.   Horrell; vice president,  W. S.. Macy; secretary-treasurer, V. M.  Sherbino.     A    motion   was    passed  authorizing J. V.  R-   Dunlop  to  proceed at once arid collect all  outstand  ing   accounts   due   the   hospital   to  December 31, 1907.������'���'> The  matron of  the. hospital  was giijerr authority  to  collect    all   accounts    from    private  patients before they left the institution.  In advance of the  accounts  being  audited, it may be stated that the receipts from all sources for the past year  were'$6,243.61.-     Expenditures    for  fuel, light,  salaries,   provisions, insurance, laundry, drugs, etc, with a num  per of accounts unpaid, were $6,110.61:  balance on hand   December 31, 1907,  $133-  The board unanimously passed a  resolution of thanks to the stiff of the  hospital for their devoted services dur-  me the year, and also to the secretary  of the institution, who has given it no  little time.  Tara* Over tlie $10 Check.  ��� V. M. Sherbino, secretary of the  Phoenix General Hospital has received  a donation of a check, for $10 from  Neil McCallum, of Grand Forks, being  the amount that he jwas awarded by  the editor of the Pioneer for the best  criticism of the Carney Copper Co.  advertisement which was published in  this paper, the check being offered by  J. L. Martin, the president of the company.  NEW COUNCIL  BE6APTW0RK  Held   First    Meeting  Monday.  j Boundary Mining Notes  Birnie and Hunter For Com-  missionerships.  UN? mitt tlDRflS (OUTS HUBS Mil COST M  DOM. COPPER CQ.?S FINANCIAL STATEMENT  For Year Ending July 31, 1907.  Following is the recently issued Financial Statement of the Dominion Copper  Co. for the fiscal year ending July 31,1907 :  BAX.A.NCE   SHEET.  Mines, Smelters and Other Properties:���ASSETS.  Cost as of 31st July, 1906   Additions since.:  Discount on New Capital, Issue, etc., net.......  Less: Discount on Bonds retired during year....  Smelter Equipment, additional    Mine Development and Equipment.........  .'..  A tides tan Mines Purchase, balance............  Morrison Mines Purchase, balance   Real Estate, British Columbia   13,875,286.16  rVlilllTflMVIIIIIIIIIfllllVfr  n  IfUUUtfUUUlM��*CJ*M MM W&I  .$1,441,803.50  .       30,000,00  $1,411,803.50  .     173,097.83  .     183;616.84  14.181.0S  6,301.00  4,700.00  Last Monday evening, according to  statute, the new city council lit Id its  first meeting. Mayor Matheson and  Aids. T. Biner, R. C. Carson, L. Y.  Birnie, A D. McKenz'e and Francis  Knott were present, the only absentee  being \V. J. Porter. Wm. Delabay,  J. P., swore in Mayor D. J. Matheson,  and the aldermen were sworn in by  his worship. Little business was transacted aside from paying some accounts  and ihe appointment of standing committees and commissioners, both police  and licensing.  The mayor appointed the following  as a board of works  for   1908:  Biner,  Carson and McKenzie.  . Finance committee:   Birnie,  Porter  and Knott.  For police and licensing commissioners, the council recommended to  the government tor appointment Alderman Birnie and Chas. D. Hunter.  The other member of the two boards  is the mayor, ex officio.  On recommendation of the  finance  committee,   the    following  were presented and paid:  Wm. Hunter Co   McRae Bros., Ltd......  Hotel Brooklyn   Volunteer firemen..   ...  Pioneer Publishing Co..  C. H. Pinker ...   .....  Vancouver Rubber Co..  J. G. McKeown   D. L". Mclntominey....  Miss McDonald .......  accounts  $4  00  4  20  4  55  27  00  18  30  6  00  63  35  9  06  29  00  i  00  A 20-h.p. electric hoist is being installed at the Tip Top, Skylark camp,  by the Greenwood City Waterworks  Co.      . '        ...  Walter H. Aidridge, general manager ol the Consolidated Co., left last  Week on a trip to Toronto and Montreal,  A sfrike of 18 inches of high grade  ore is retorted from the Rob Roy, one  of the Sally group up the West Fork,  on Wallace mountain.  i Copley Amory, of New York, was  in the Boundary this week to visit the  properties of the B. C. Copper Co.,  having also been here a year ago. J  .Thos. Russell returned last week  from. Winnipeg,where he went to negotiate a deal in connection with his  Sturgeon lake iron claims���in which  he was successful.  j The contract for the erection of additional ore and coke bins at the Granby smelter is completed, increasing  the storage capacity by several thousands of tuns, each.  Early this week the Granby succeeded in getting its seventh furnace  in blast. The eighth will follow at no  distant date, when the;entire battery  will be in operation.  Ralph Stokes recently seated in the  Chicago Mining World that the ores  from the Snowshoe mine, in this camp,  contained approximately x.4% copper,  $1.50 in gold and 23 cents in silver  per ton.  ��� Dominion Copper will hold its formal annual.meeting next Monday at  the company's office . in Phoenix.  This is done to comply with the law,  and there will probably be but a few  present.  Supt. Roberts, of the Jewell mine,  Long Lake camp, is understood to be  in Colorado, investigating treatment  methods for Jewell ore, of which there  are thousands of tons, carrying fair  gold values.  1. In a few days stoping will be started  |at the Crescent mine, where ten or a  dozen men are employed drifting at  the 225-foot level. Some time in  February it is likely that ore shipments  from this property will be resumed, the  ore going to the Trail smelter.  Gapt. Appleton and other Spokane  capitalists are reported to have taken  a large interest in the company owning the Little Bertha mine, 16 miles  above Grand Forks, with the intention  of installing machinery and pushing  development work. The new North  Fork extension of the Kettle Valley  railway runs  close  to the mine.  COMING AND GOING  n  Stocks and Shares '.' ..-..'.-.-...   Office Furniture, New York and British Columbia.  Stores A Fuel on hand, certified by Superintendent  Sundry Debtors:  British Columbia Copper Co., account Matte.....  Advance.Account Construction of Railroad Spur  Miscellaneous :..'..   ^aah in Banks and on hand, New York and B. C.  1,793,700.20  $5,668,986.36  1,792.50  1,292.31  44,777.18  Total  , ..$166 46  $31,552.35  23.211.26  38,015 77  92,779.38  153,186.74  $5,962,814 47  KEEP THESE  ITEMS IN MIND  when placing your order  for February.  { White Burbank Potatoes  $1.50 per cwt.  * Fancy Wrapped  Apples  2.2'; per Box  Fancy Unwrapped Apples  2.00 per Box  Swift's Ham  20 cts.   lb.  Swift's Bacon  20 cts.   lb.  14 lb. Box Creamery Butter. . 4.50  Ontario Eggs (guaranteed).... ioofor3doz.  Ontario Cheese  20 cts. lb.  Five Roses Flour  .,.75 cwt.  ;   Raising and Currants  .12^ pkg.    ���  We have as complete and fancy a  stock of groceries as can be  found in Southern B. C, and will  do our best to please our customers in every particular.  JEtrrritiSotKpg  Capital Stock Authorized:���LIABILITIES.  500,000 Shares of $10 each .. $5,000,000.00  Whereof issued':':'"'���>"     .- J" >.  As at 1st August, 1906���320,003 7-10 Shares   Add issued during year���178,889 25-100 Shares...  First Mortgage 6p.c. Gold Bonds due 1st June, 1915:  Total authorized       $1.000,000.00  Whereof outstanding at lit August, 1906   $700,000 00  Balance issued during year     300,000.00  '   $1,000,000.00  Less retired and cancelled daring year... .���      200,000.00  Sundry Creditors:  Open Accounts, New York and British Columbia $11,206.35  Reserves for Insurance and Taxes  5,026.70  Properties Acquisition Suspense.  1,836.00  Bond Interest, Coupons uncollected...  1,39500  Bond Interest, Accrued, not due.  8,000.00  Profit and Loss:  Balance Surplus at 1st August, 1906       98,875 62  Profit for year to 31st July, 1907       47,545.30  Total, applied in partial discharge of Sinking  Fund Requirements in terms of Company's  Mortgage   OPERATIONS ACCOUNT, YEAR TO 31st JULY, 1907.  DEBTOR.  Mine Operating Accounts:  Operating Expenses:    $325,144 27  Freight on Oie        46,306 85  $3,200,037 00  1,788,892 50  800,000.00  27,464.05  146,420.92  $5,962.814.47  Ore Purchased   Smelter Operating Expenses:  Sample Mill ,.  Blast Furnace   Slag Railway :....  Power and Light   Pumping   General Expense   General Expenses, British Columbia:  General   Office   Laboratory   Damages   Office Fixtures   Matte Freight..'.'.   General Expenses, New York:  Salaries of Officers, etc   Legal, Mining Expert and Professional services..  Traveling   Rent, New York Office   General and Office Expenees   Balance, being Profit on Operations, carried down..  $371,451.12  2.050.71  $ 14,570.84  241,357.89  13,228 10  24,696.36  1.615.05  3,788 40  19,123.53  7,461.41  5,247.99  1,561.65  372.33  12,217.38  10,136.19  1,623.55  907.67  0,750.54  299,256.70  33,766.91  1,861.94  31,626.33  80,952.91  SKETCHES OF THE NEW MEN.  D. J. Matheson has been a resident  of Phoenix for nearly nine years, being the first instructor in the public  school here. In 1900 he was made  postmaster, which position he still  holds and conducts to the general satisfaction of the people. For three or  four,years he was also city clerk, thus  securing much valuable information  regarding municipal affairs. Last January he ran for mayor against Mr.  F umberger, being elected and serving  as chief magistrate of the city for that  term.  In the East ward L. Y. Birnie has  served the city as alderman for several  terms, having been a resident of Phoenix for some eight years. Mr. Birnie  is in the plumbing and tinning business here, and, like the mayor lives, in  his own residence.  Robert C. Carson is in the emplo>  of the Hunter-Kendnck Co., and  served the city last year as alderman  for the first time. He has lived here  some years and owns his own home in  Phoenix.  Francis Knott is now "serving his  first term as alderman. He has iived  here some years, and occupies his own  residence. He was in the employ of  the Granby Co.  A. D. McKenzie is the manager of  the Phoenix Steam Laundry Co.,  having been in this business ever since  coming to Phoenix, seven or eight  years ago. This will be his third term  as councilman from the west ward.  He has important property interests  here.  Wm. T- Porter has lived in Phoenix  about 12 years, and is one of the old  timers of the Boundary. He has  served the city as alderman from the  west ward several terms, owning to his  own home here, and being largely interested in valuable mining property in  the Boundary. 1  Theophil Biner, with his sons, is  the owner of the Phoenix Brewing Co.,  one of the sucessful business concerns  of the Boundary, and of the five  concerns of this kind in the Boundary,  this is the only one that has been able  to sell its product in every town in the  Boundary. Mr. Biner is taking his  seat at the aldermanic board for the  first time.  All of the Boundary coppers���Granby, B. C. and Dominion���have  strengthened somewhat this week on  the eastern stock;exchanges, probably  in sympathy with a slight improvement  in the copper market.  It is said that New York capitalists  have secured an option on the Maple  Leaf group of claims in Franklin camp,  with the intention of starting work  shortly, the force to be increased  materially in the spring.  . ������ Before starting for the east this week,  Manager McAllister of the B'."'C."  Copper Co.,, was asked if there was  anything to be said about when his  company was likely to resume operations, and he replied there was nothing yet.  \V. C. Thomas, manager of the  Dominion Copper Copper Co., who  was here from Boundary Falls this  week, stated that he had not heard yet  when the mines of the company would  be reopened, but was expecting instructions any time.  Shareholders have been notified  that the annual meeting of the British  Columbia Copper Co., Ltd-, will be  held at the office of the company in  Charlestown, West Virginia, on ths 11  day of February at 12 o'clock noon,  for the election of directors and for the  transaction of such business as may  come before the meeting. Stock transfer books will close January 31st at 3  o'clock p.m.,and reopen* February 13th,  190S, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Walter S. Cook and Tom Johnson  went over to Rossland oh Thursday's  train.  '��� A. Legault has been appointed  resident manager of the B. C. Telephone Co. in Phoenix, being a practical man in the business.  ' J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co , leaves  Greenwood this week for New Yoik,  and he expects to attend the annual  meeting of the company, soon to be  held.  Martin Gillis, formerly a resident  here, but lately in the contracting business at Mullan, Idaho, was here on a  visit this week, being glad to get into  a country where he could get hold of  some real money.  Archie Aberdeen, the veteran prospector of some 76 summers, returned  last week from Goldfield, Nevada,  where he says there was not much doing when he left. He was in and  around Goldfield several months.  George S. Waterlow, who is so well  well known in Phoenix through his  connection with ihe Snowshoe mine,  having visited the property numbers of  times from his- home in England, is  spending the winter at Santa Barbara,  Calif., and will probably visit British  Columbia in April.  J. B. Henderson and wife, of Grand  Forks, were here last week to witness  the hockey game. Mr. Henderson  has been supervising architect for-the  West Kootenay Power & Light Co.  forrthe last two or three years. He: is  now working on plans for a fine residence for L. A. Campbell, the manager, to be. erected in Spokane at' a  cost of some $12,000.  Old Boundary Men Start Bank.  Articles of incorporation have been  filled in Spokane of the Br.'tish-Ameri-  can Bank, with a capital of $100,000.  The incorporators are Alfred C. Flum-  erfelt, Homer N. Galer and D. M.  Rogers. The first two are well known  in the Boundary, having been very  active in connection with the Granby  Co. some four years ago. Latterly  they have paid much attention to coal  mining in Alberta, and have made a  success of the International Coal &  Coke Co. and now taking up the  Alberta and Royal companies in the  same district. The International Co.  is now on a regular eight per cent  dividend basis, and on February 1st  will pay its regular quarterly dividend  of two per cent on the issued capital  stock. Mr. Fiumerfelt and Mr. Galer  are also largely interested in the British Americah Trust Co., with offices  at Grand Forks, Vancouver and Victoria, while Mr. Fiumerfelt is a director  of the Eastern Townships Bank. Mr.  Galer has recently taken up his residence in Spokane, and it is understood  the new banking venture will have a  chain of banks around Spokane.  -4 o  A 1902. for 1903, Tor 1904, for 1905, for 1906  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  rhe following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines Ict_19oo. f��i "'"'     '���---"  -nd 1907. k  Mink. 1900     1001       1902       1903  ��� 6^.553 331.762 309.85S 393.7'��  197       1.73'    ��,8oo    71,213  99.0J4  141.336 138,079  47.405    14.811     19.365  S.S30  650  1,300  1,076  2,250  $820,946.63  CREDITOR.  Soles of Matte.  Rents   $820,184.84  760.79  $820,945.63  PROFIT AND  I  fovYvpYyyrypxYTr^^  LOSS ACCOUNT, YEAR TO 3Ut JULY, 1907.  DEBTOR.  Interest on 6 per cent First Mortgage Bonds.......  fauS i,cing Profit.' carried to Baiaiiee'Shrt..'\ \ \  CREDITOR.  Profit on Operations, brought down    Interest: $5,214.86  On Bank Deposits...  985808  On Undei writers Balances  tf,��oa.U>  $48,150.79  319.76  47,54530  $96,015 85  $80,942 91  15,072.94  Curlers at tbe Boospiel.  With soft weather early this week in  Nelson, it was  feared  the   bonspiel of  the    Kootenay    Curling    Association  would be postponed, but getting colder,  it was started on Wednesday, and that  day   the   Phoenix   rink,   consisting of  John A. Morrin, R. J.   Gardner, Alex  Strachan  and   P.   W.  George, left   to  take part in the annual bonspiel.    The  scores in the   local   competition   since  the last  Issue  of the   1'ioneer, having  been as follows:  Gardner won from George     ��� - c  A Granby Mines..  Snowshoe. ..  I B. C. Copper Co.  ��� MotberLode..   5.340  B C. Mine  19.494  Knima .    Oro Deuoro   Bonnie Belle -   Dom Cop. Co....  Ili-'klyii'Sleni..    Idaho..   Kawhide  ���   Sunset..   Mouutn Rose  -  Athelslan   A     Morrison .  X K. Sell   ��� Senator   T Brey Hogle   T N'o. 37   A Reliance.   I Sulphur King...  V Winnipeg.    & Golden Crown...  T King Solomon...  V 'Jig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City ofl'aris       a.ooo  Jewel        160 350  Kiveisicle   Carmi   Solly   Rambler   Butcher Hoy ������  Duncan   Providence ���  Klkhorn   Slrathmoie ��� -  Golden Kagle   Preston   Prince Henry.-   Skylark   Last Chance   K. P. O. Mine   Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby   Republic   Miscellaneous  1904  549.703  u.  u���������������~.,     ���-    '"i- '  reported to the fhoenix Pioneer-  Past  1900 1907 190S    Week  801.404   613.537  S^jo   135,001  1005  653.889  47.3JI     18.075  I7l,ii)S    147.576  13.9J7  15.537  37.^��  16,400  9.485  3.007  105,900  I 4SH  3.177  aoS.331  1,712  18,27.1  I4.4S1  3'.J5��     55.731  803     7.455    15.731  550  1,040  '"875  665  150  560  7SS  625  482  2,060  890  219  S.646  3.339   303  3.O70  3.350  *..,S'  4.5>>S  25.108  3.056  4,747  140,685  2.960  26,032  48,390  3.555  43.395  12.353  64.173  31.370  3L358  649  3.450  J04  33  $96,015.86  Gtorge  Reeves  Strutzel  Strachan  Sherbino  Marshall  McNicol��� 12-11.  Gardner���15-5  Strachan���22-10  Roderick���n-o  Brown���10 6  Roderick���io S  3.330  so  3.456  335  993  400  167  500  736  335  1.833  13  150  ...30  ��� 45  -70  IjO  586   30  .  106  90  65  76  ....~~*  9     ���  . 18  40  1.140  700  40  20  '   140  55  60  53  50  300  60  750  535  6S9  355  73  20  40  8��  500  15  589  390,800 5oS,876 690,419 S39.S08   933.543 I,l6t.537 ' 14��.337  Total,tons  06,600  ..  ��� Smelter treatment- ���4 ,5,   6s7l9sS 82S>,S79     637.636  Granby Oo.���.- 02.387   330,828   n 3^ 4    v      ^ jloSio J4I,,,V  B.CCopperCo  117.0H '�� 1,2,570   30.030   " ""  Dom. Cop. Co..   'i',i'     i   "  47,321      18,075  50 ,329     I7.376 ,  84.K59  3IS.8II       153-439  Total reduced.. 63^9~34"i^ 460,040 697.404 -W  983.877 ...7WM33 0.7   5 o,176     ,7.376}  i  1  mm  .i-i:t('.&r;  i.�� ;'*'.'J/v-'  dill  ���:!>'���  mm  |j;"'?g5:;'ij;ji?  'Mm$  v.;vf��--gfo*-...��.i  ��� ���.���������y '"'������Aii'-iS: ���,*y",v  ';i'���&��*?;'&;  .;.;  ,'i!f.f:-t-A^  iffcfi  ���'.,?4 ��;'.'-. ���-;*;V?  .���&���$&'<���#&  ;$f.  r  i^:;;  ���' ��� w  ���'.-sjcis..  ������-.' .*S-f-"������.  : -av-  ':m::%  in.'  j" ' m  i  K  mI  ���W;i  fill''!'#���;  IffiffP  If ifi P>i'-  mm  111  Ml:  Mi  u  ���cl* ���'���"< 1  15 ��J  *   ..J  Hi  Ft  L" mi  i  ��  Ii  Hf  THE   PHOENTX    PIONEER.  BOVRIL  the kitchen ��  economist  MATTKKS  GK  I accumulation of this slack, not so much Q<&*<M^9<*r^o<%r>>9'r��r?*9<%r>.��tttr*o<9kV*9  ' coke being manufactured. I V  It would seem that with less demand  lor both coal and coke, the   time will  soon arrive, especially with  more  coal  measures   being   opened   up   in   the  Crow, when the prices of both these  commodities will lessen appreciably���  and that will be a good thing for mines  that must sell copper, at 13 to 15  cents. This will be one of the practical benefits to the metallurgical industry from the slowing up, and there  will doubtless be others.  L MATTERS  GK   .VIKRKST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED  ,   COPPKR  MININO    INDUSTRY  '  A   UdH,..L.Li..   i�� ... -  The noteworthy fact disclosed in the  above figures is that the demand and  consumption of^ copper  when  prices  A Kemarkable Year.  1907  Much of the left-over food you now  throw out can be turned into deli-  , clous dishes by the addition of a  little Bovril.  It gives warmed-over meats the  juiciness of Ihe original cooking-.  It gives body and strength to soups  and graviesi    T ...''���;;  It gives a delicious, piquant flavor  to cold meats and hashes.  Every day you will find Bovril a help  and an economy in  your kitchen.  Bovril contains the essence, flavor  and nutrient substance of the very  hest beef. It gives strength and  nourishment to the invalid, and helpfulness; and'economy to the cook.  All stood grocers sell BOVRIL  -"easSBKM  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Tournal.  ISIDBP CKSATORDAVS B* TBB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO"  AT PBOBNIZ. B. C*  W.B.WILLCOX. Manager.  r.i-nhn,.-. J Bualnesa office No. 14.  relephone* J Uttana���,t tan^a^ No, 1S,  susscaiPTiOHS m advahch  Per Year..... .".   Six Monlh��.....   To the Dnltcd 8t��te��, per year-   Right   Kind    of   Publicity.  When the provincial government  decided to send Martin jiurrell, of  Grand Forks, to accompany R. M.  Pa|mer to England last fall, with a  display of British Columbia fruit, it  was one of the best steps ever taken to  bring the advantages of this province  to the attention of the residents of the  Mother Land, many of whom doubtless  desire to better their condition and dp  it under the  Union Jack.  We" who live in the Boundary and  know Mr. Burrell for the sterling, capable, straightforward citizen that he is,  were aware that a better selection wouid  have been difficult. And the results  thus far show that there is every evi-  ence that the money used has been a  wise expenditure. The fruit display  has attracted the widest and most fa v.  orable attention, and a great suprise  was expressed that fruit of such quality  js being raised in the Pacific province  of the Dominion. This was the experience at dozens of places in England where the fruit was exhibited, and  both Mr. Burrell and Mr. Palmer have  been kept busy explaining regarding  the matter.  It was a good stroke of publicity  when these gentlemen were sent across  the herring pond on this mission, and  should result in much practical benefit to this province in bringing in the  right kind of settlers.  The year 1907 was, 111 some re  .spec's, the most remarkable in -the  history of copper. During. the first  six months of it the demand for the  metal was so great as to be without  parallel, trie prices so high as to make  the smallest/ producing mine a most  valuable property/Then, without the  usual graceful warning, the bottom  fell out of everything; prices of copper  were split In two; mines were closed;  and smelters were put oil" of commission,  and copper became a drug on the market. What may be characterized as  the starting of this industrial depression  was the enormous fine of twenty-nine  million dollars imposed by a federal  court of justice upon the Smndard  Oil Company. That action started a  ball rolling which, before it got through  pirouetting, tightened up the money  market to the snapping point, putting  business in all lines out of business.  But that is ancient history, brought  down to date. Here is how copper  was affected; the figures, are the high  and low prices for each month of the  year 1907 for Lake Copper:  High  January    26  February    a6}4  March '.'...  26^  April    26  May.    26  June    26  July    26  August..........\ ....   22^  September.    18}4  October.  .......   15  November. ....'.���    15  December .'..... . ..... ...14  i4t?BRELAIKFAST  WliUNGH  DDTOBR  SUPPER  Always Acceptable  Always Delicious  were highest. The demand for copper  during the first half of 1907 was.enormous; all the great manufacturing plants  of the country were running under  pressure of orders to their fullest capacity, giving employment at high  wages to hundred of thousands of men.  Low  25  12  18  >5  The Royal Mint at Otlswi.  According to a return brought down  in the House of Commons the,, total  cost of the Royal mint .up to Nov. 30,  was ^402,953.    It is estimated that a  further sum of $Q4,ooQ,wil|. berequired  to complete the establishment,/making  it nearly a half million dollars.:: The  staff of the. establishment numbers 72.  All appointments have.been made.by  the   Imperial authorities./ No::������ gold  money has yet been coined in the Dominion.    The profit on icopper .and  silver coinage made at theRoyal mint  in England for Canada during the past  ten years was  $3,007,973.    It isesti-  inatedthatforthecurentyearCaaadawill  require copper coinage to the value of  about $50,000, end silver .coinage to  the value of $700,000.   ...  '���.    TEA  THK  FHffB^T   QUALITY  MILK ind'CREAM  AT  1. u. Miim  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary vi�����  Cable AildrcHU!       HAU.KTr. y"  (Ucdlbicl M'Neii ���  Code* JMoieluu  v Nciil's  (l.eltier'B.  GRttKN\VOOI',B,(  PUCK    COLUKs  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM.  Phoenix, ii. (���  Hotel Balmorul  :or. Flr��t& Kuob Hill Ave  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. anil A.M.  Regular commuiilcntlon 8 t, ,,,     ��  oud Tlillrwlny or each iiiumh       tl  K!SSf.Vicff.?et'ff��!cCe"I,e,li"'^  M   B11KKUXNO,  .   ���        Secretary.  T.  KOOltKICK,  W..M.  Why Salter fraa RaeiaillM.  Do you know that rheumatic pains  can be relieved? If you doubt this  just try one application of Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It will make rest  and sleep possible, and-that certainly  means a great deal to any-one'afflicted  i3X|w'rh   rheumatism.    For������ ;sale ��� by ��� all  i 3% I druggists.   ���  ���. 0.   llX ������.  Pnotnlx Market.  'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  ��� Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Cfctfee LiM fTFresk ui Cired Meats.  Poflltiy, Fisk and Game in Season.  All    Orders  Receive Prompt Attention.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWBHOK I.ODC.U No. 4  Meet!" Ivery Moiulny RyenitiK Hi MIiimh' llul  ixitiiiK brethicn cordially Invited,  CAK1.TON II. Cook, N. u,  W. S. Cook, Kec Mec'y.  C. W. WlilTTAKKlt.Pcr. l'ill. HCC)i  lmoiaxix   AER1B NO. ir,H  McclB VrldHy even  Union Hall.  VlHlling     brollieir  alwayi wcltomc  J   Wkik, W. I',  llAKKV JAMKS.  W. Srr,  B, C MINING  If you a e not ��� subocr ber to. thu paper  Wanlnvllatlon'to you to become one.  AdTertlrtn��- ratet (urniabra on application.  r,egal notice* 10 and sceata per line'.  Four wrekly inacrtlona comUtute one month'*  ��� Ir-rt tint  1  The Emerald mine on Sheep Creek  is now shipping well. Four cars have  been shipped to Trail smelter this year.  The Mother Lode has completed a  contract with the mill at the Kootenay  Belle mine near Salmo and is putting  through some ore.  - The Majestic and Paradise, gold  quartz claims, near the Poorman mine,  have been bonded for eastern capitalists  by H. C. Bullis from J. Miles.  7'he Pacific Slate Co. of Victoria,  owns. 625 acres of slate bearing ground  about 80 miles north of that city. The  first-shipment of 17,000 square feet  has been received, and is pronounced  equal to Welsh slate and superior to  Pennsylvania and Vermont slate.  While drilling for coal on Winkler1,  and Thomas' claim on Powder Creek,  Okanagan Lake, crude petroleum was  recently struck at about *6o~ft.-depth.  Jno. L. Retallack has ��gone->to Ottawa to. work for a contipuancejof jthe.j  lead bounty, which expires next June.  He represents the Nelson  Board  of  Trade. ��� f    ;  A. ' W. Shephard, who formerly  worked in the Phoenix mines, is ���forking some claims he has located 150  miles north of Vancouver,,; having  formed a company called the Tatlay-  oco Lake Copper Co. The stybnite  ledge will be worked first.  Cut this out and' take it to any  drug score and get a free sample of  Chamberlain's. Stomach and Liver  Tablets. These, tablets are far superior to pills, . being easier to take  and more, pleasant in. effect. They  correct disordeis bf the stomach, liver  and bowels. ���  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Ebolt and all the other @  -principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters.  NELSON, B.G  Headquarters for Bouudary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. P. & N,  (High ClasH Gooda nlwnyn in Stock.)  Gkand Foukh, B.C.  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  !/i  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL t3.O00.00O     RESERVE FUND Si ,060 003  HEAD OFFICE -SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFOES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  ir�� orwtm faciutis8 posbksskd by  NO.OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOB  COUiECIIONS AND BANKiNBDSIiVESSGENERALLY  IK THAT IMPOBTAHT TaUtRITOBY  Phoenix Shoe Shop  a. t;  TUHANO, I'rop.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  Benefits From the Slowing. Up.  Wheii the Boundary smelters stopped  operations last fall, it was inevitable  that the collieries that supplied the  thousand tons of coke daily to the reduction works, would feel it. Added  to this.was the fact of a general slowing up���to call it by no stronger name  ���in - business < conditions everywhere  almost, thus cutting down the demand  on railways for carrying freight; and  - the western railways began to feel it,  and used less coal.  In the Crow's Nest coal mines this  was not felt at first, but the pinch is  coming now, some mines having closed  and others are curtailing since the demand began to slacken. Railways are  not taking nearly the amount of coal  they did last summer, as they do not  need it.  Nelson now claims a  population of  Fernie's   payroll   this    month    was  $199,684.  Rossland is raising $2,000 for its  winter carnival.  The Fernie Ledger has changed its  name to the District Ledger.  Grand Trunk Pacific trains are" to  be running to Hazelton in two years.  Rossland has a branch of the B C.  Timber and Forestry Chamber of  Commerce.  The new and magnificent C. P. R.  hotel at Victoria, called the Empress,  was opened last Monday.  Hon. George A. \Valkem,one of the  pioneers of the province, died at  Victoria last week, aged 76.  The C. P. R, has laid plans for an  irrigation scheme near Windermere, in  the valley of the Columbia river.  The bounty upon panthers and  wolves has been increased by the  pro-  the  We furnish the trade all over, the   Boundary   with  the Choicest -Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As wc ship direct in Carloads, we  can "make'  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���**l*M*MB|������s��t<  BRANCHES. IN -  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.  ��� all Over the World.  Correspondents  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed Miners'' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  'roof.  First Street     -     Opposite  Knob Hill Hotel  Phornix, B. C.  loenix 3-Team  .   LIMITED.  idry Co.,  British mmm mm  jjjQMMJirco., up.  313 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B. C.  With the newest and most^modern machinery,.we are now in  a , position to handle the largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronise Home Industry.  We have established the townsite of Port  Mel-  Ion on Howe Sound, 25   miles  from   Vancouver,  and secured the  water  rights  of Rainey  River,  which   is  capable of developing  from   2000   to  -5000 horse-power, for the location, of our  mam  moth plant, for the manufacture of newspaper,  building paper, wrapping paper, etc, the plant to  have a capacity of 450 tons of finished paper per  per week; the company hope to have the pulp  plant in operation by November  1, 1908.  We low offer for subscription the,balance of our first allotment of Preferred Stock in blocks of 100 at  $1.10 per share; each 118 shares entitled to a bonus of 25 shares of Preferred.  .����^����>��*������.������,��������  Dominion Ave  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,  Manago-.  pfaonh, B.G    .^.u iui.iv.iucu uy me   pro-  vincial government from'$7.50 lo $15.  -0N1IIO       rv.~   carefully managed and with ample  areas to draw on, will always be good  investments, but there will be some  benefits to the metal smelters with all  this slowing up process that is going  on. . Coke has been made of slack but  charged up in expenses as good coal,  too often, and the smelters paid accord-!  ingly.    Now, there is getting to be an  "ffOR YOUR  Stomach's  You should keep Mother  Seigel's Syrup by you.  It soothes and strengthens, cures wind, pain,  cramps, colic and all  forms    of    indigestion.  Take Mother  .     Price 60 centi per botlle.  1 A.J.Wh'te&Ca.Upo'real  Chinese working for the Kelowna  Leaf Tobacco company have been discharged and replaced by twenty white  men.  The general annual meeting of the  B. C. Fruit and Produce Exchange  will be held on Wednesday, February  5 th, in Revelstoke. :        \��  The first issue of the Chinese Reform Gazette appeared a ;few; days  since in Vancouver. The paper is the  organ of the Chinese Reform Association of the United States arid Canada.  A number of the leading business  men and fruit growers of Creston have  formed a company to install a system  of electric light and telephone in every  house in and around Creston, and  while they only started a few months  ago they have completed over 20 miles  of phone line and installed nearly 100  phones.  Under the superintendance of Mr.'  Purcell development work has lately  been proceeding at a gratifying rate at  the Cerilre Star at Rossland and its  allied mines, and a rich reward has  been reaped in important finds at the  rdaho, Iron Mask, War Eagle and  C ntre Star mines. The ore bodies  f und in the lowest workings in the  roup are of a.-.high...grade, and ihey  ���tre in large and strong quantities.  Pkoenix-  Greenwood  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.i|  ���'! "        lower'.town:, 10.00 a.m.| Standard Time  Leave Greenwood      -     ; 3.00 p. mJ  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFMUJ. WITH H; JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE  iSpecial   Notice  All applications for first allotment shares either for large or small blocks in  order to,be enlitled to full allotment must be received by the British Columbia  Trust Corporation, Vancouver, B. C, on or before the close of regular business,  January 25, J 908.  The preferred stock is entitled to a dividend of  7 per cent, commencing November i, 1908. The  7 per cent dividend is due and payable before any  dividend is paid on the common stock. After  7 per cent ha? ,been  paid  upon  preferred  both  stocks thereafter participate equally.    There is no  good reason why the preferred  should  not pay  from 25 to 50 per. cent, dividends.  . The books of the corporation are open  at any  time   for   the  inspection   of the general public.  There is no watered :,tock, no inflated  values, no  -���������^���^���^.���������������������*.  ������*���������������������������*������*  ground-floor plan or huge promotors' profits in the  enterprise. Unlike most corporations, instead of  allowing 15 to 25 per cent, for advertising and  sale of stock, the entire commission, literature,  newspaper advertising, brokerage, office expenses,  etc., is limited to 10 per cent.  The public are cordially invited to visit our  demonstrating plant, 313 Cordova street, and witness the manufacture of pulp and paper from  refuse material, such as slaos, discarded shingle  bolts, etc., that is i's now being burnt at the local  mills.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hafl  *������ PHOENIX, B. C. cc��  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary.   Express  and  Sr?^oIrnfer G,iven ftiprSSStS  Dry Wood pehvered to Any PaVt of the City.  *^   DIRECTORS  W* Vanwn(ver,"STIt,,' M^na8er Albion Iron Works,  F^��aaonP" ^rBBQN, BrUi8h CoInn-bia Trust Cor-  ��� j. C. W. Staklev, fonnorly General Manaeer West  _    *^ndon Paper Mills, London, England.  '-������'���''S&S?'      S" formeri-v 0ity Engineer 0/ Van-  Wright,  Silk  FrES7u *11TH,, nien,ber  Smith�� Davidson*  Wholesale Paper Co., Vancouver, B. C  H' c^V^ZTE] Manager CotiMlli  Eubtacb A  JBNNB, Barrister, etc., Vancouver, B. C.  Geo. E. Gates, Gates Shipbuilding Co.,  Vancouver.  EKCoas?Coa^ crerly  <^. .*����������>��� Pacific  J. McDonald, Prop.  ASha����o|li��,P(ib8e PatwiugeSaUcftca*.  'PHONE 97.  ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOB STOCK MUST BE MADE DIRECT TO  ie British Columbia Trust Corporation  VANCOUVER, B. O.   .  FULL PROSPECTUS SENT ON APPLICATION. the phoenix mswsm.  ���   THE OBSERVATORY  THtrldS TAI.KItl) OP   AT  HouKtno Hi.8!'wnttUK  ^ J  It is regrettable to' note that the  I Grand Korku Gazette has found it  incedlul to run a few columns of boiler  I plate imilter in thai well printed weekly  I from the Smeller City. However, the  matter is undoubtedly interesting.  . ���������  Although   this   is   leap   year,   we  haven't heard of a  single proposal by  any member of the fair sex this month  in ihis  camp.    But   there   are  over  eleven months  left  in  the year, and  there is plenty of material here to work  on,    So, we may hear of something in  this line still.  <������  This week the Pioneer received a  subscription from Paris, France, accompanied by a, New York draft for  tin: price of two years' subscription in  advance. The United States and  Canada are well represented on our  mailing list, and the foreign 'countries  are also doing well in this regard. Incidentally, our' receipt book is still  doing business at the old stand.   .'  One of the best among the technical  mining weeklies has been Mining Reporter, of Denver. This paper lias  recently been consolidated with Ores  and Metals, another excellent paper,  and the combination, called Mining  Science, gives one of the strongest of  its kind in its chosen field. The  editor, H. J. Baron, has visited the  Boundary, and one would think he  would not locale Kootenay mines in  this section in his news columns, as  has been done, but probably those arc  slips that are likely to occur in every  newspaper establishment, as all publishers know only too well,  Among the many  accomplishments  of A. B. W. Hodges, local manager of  the Granby Co., is that of being an excellent musician���something his friends  have  been aware   of.    He   has   the  knack of making better  music on the  piano for dancing than  any two  average musicians, and the following  from  the Nelson Canadian, speaking of the  ball niveh there   last   week   to   the  attendants of the organization meeting  of the Western Branch of the Canadian  Mining Institute, bears it out:  "A very pleasing feature was a  two-step after supper,-played by A. B.  \V. Hodges, of the -Granby, president  of the newly organized western branch  of the institute. No better dancing  music was ever heard in Nelson, and  the repeated enthusiastic encores were  evoked as much by admiration of and  gratitude for the music, as by the desire to prolong the dance."  been accosted on the ' streets of Phoenix and importuned for meals. It was  a fact, nevertheless, and 'that same,  chap has since acknowledged that he  has been "touched" to the tune of  ���several dollars for this same purpose.  But with more men getting to work,  gradually, this condition will pass and  will he. again monopolized by other  and larger places.  Some months ago the Pioneer called  attention to an advertisement of the  North western Supply House, of Winnipeg, the business^ having been offered  to this paper and refused. Several  othei papers in the Boundary, however ran the business���and, incidentally, are still looking for their pay.  Recently, the manager of the concern  was arrested for appropriating money  sent by customers, numbers having!  suffered in this way. And thus endeih  Mr. Samuels till he bobs up again  under some other title, to fleece the  public.through the newspapers, which  are also fleeced.    It is a long lane that  has no turn.  ������  Persistence goes a long ways towards  ultimate success in this world, and this  fact is illustrated by the case of John  Dorsey, a man well known in the  Boundary seven or eight years ago.  Mr. Dorsey was in the hotel business  at various points, including Phoenix,  and was the first tenant of the Bellevue  hotel in this camp. But this was too  slow for .him, and he went into mining,  taking up some favorable prospects, including the Mountain View and Blue  Hell in Summit camp. Considerable  cash was put into them, but enough  was not available and Dorsey left for  the coast. Three years ago the writer  met him in Seattle, broken in pocket,  spirit and health. That spring he went  north, to where he expected the Grand  Trunk Pacific to build, in the Bulkley  valley. An exchange says that he has  done more than any one man to  exploit, i he resources of that valley, and  has now opened offices in Seattle, to  induce settlers to go into the valley.  Evidently, Dor��ey is once more on the  upward wave, and by the time the new  railway is built, will be one of the prosperous, if not wealthy, residents of the  Bulkley.  Only part of the wheat  berry is fit for food. Yet  much that isn't often gets  into flour. You cannot sec  it or taste it, but it's there.  It is simply a case of the  miller getting more flour  from his wheat and your  getting less nourishment.  Royal Household  Flour  is so milled that nothing  goes into it except the part  of the wheat that is food.  You get just what you pay  for���the best and purest  flour made. It goes farther  because it is all flour. Your  grocer can supply you.  OflUvfe Floor Mills Co., Ui.  ��6 MmtrtaL  �����������������������  SAYS THIS IS BEST  A steady reader of this g. f. j. recently look exception to an item in the  Pioneer, to the effect that persons had  l:ROM THl;  ANTILLES  Chamberlain'* Cough Remedy llenefils a City  Councilman at Kingston, Jamaica.  Mr. W. O'Reilly Fogarly, who is a  member of the City Council at Kingston, Jamaica, \Wsl Indies, writes as  follows: "One bottle of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy had good effect on a  cough that was giving me trouble, and  1 think 1 should have been more  quickly relieved if I had continued  the remedy. That it was beneficial  and quick in relieving me there is no  doubt and it is my intention to obtain  another bottle." For sale by all druggists. *  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1803.  NEW WESTMINSTER. R.C.  Provides a Christian home lor ftinl-  enls of iiotlt sexes at- moderate rat.<*.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doinu grade public school work  Does hiuli school work, confers all Infill  school privileges, and prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diploma*. Gives a liberal education \n  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies*  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take studentB through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of .B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lnt affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W.J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D ��� Principal: or Rev. .T. V. ttnwfi", Riirear.  Hospital Donations.  Udt of Donations received  since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix  General  Hospital :  Cash$:o K.Hoirell  CtuhSat.. .  J. B. Macaulay  Cash f5r. .*;...���.'...'.'... A. V. Berry  BookCase A. K. H. Clark  Bed I.hjen, 4 doi Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash Jso K. ~. Hank  Cash $io      .    .    .Jas. McCreath  Cash $a5 Canadian Rami Drl 1 Co  Spring Oct   A'.B��M��Srf  Mapleoyrup A���Pi,     i  gentleman's Drenslug Gown Mrs. J. ����� "��y'x:  Old Linen 7 Mrs. I. Crawlord  I Box Booka...... .... Mrs. B.A. W. lIodKes  Caah $*,....��� ..........A Grand Forks Friend  Wl-ion Copper Co Full Set B��"��J",^!  Cord Wood.... ~- F.BttCBleaj  ShilohVs6 Shi,oh's Cure  Cure  Cures  Coughs  and Colds  QUICKLY  for the worst cold,  thesharpest cough  ���try it on a guar-  an tee- of your  money back if" it  doesn't actually  CURE   quicker  A leading health journal In nnawur-  Ing the question, " What ia the bent  ' >   preaaripUoti to clean and purify the  blood T    print* in ��� recent issue thy  following :  Fluid Extract Dandelion one ounce;  Compound Balatonu, one ounce ;  ��� Compound Syrep Suraaperilla, four  dunoea.  Shake well and use in teospoonful  dotes after oach meal and at bedtime.  A well-known phyaician (states that  these are harmless vegetable ingro-.  diente, -which can be obtained from  any good prescription pharmacy.'  This mixture will clean the blood  of all impurities. In just a few dayu  the skin liogin-i to clear of sores, boila  and pimples. It puU vigor and  onergy into run-down debilitated  men and women. For many years  Sarsaparillaalone has been considered  a good blood medioine. But while  it built up and made new blood, the  impurities remained within and the  good accomplished was only temporary. Sarsaparilla, however, when  used in combination with Compound  Salatone and Extract Dandelion,  works wonders. This combination  puts the kidneys to work to filter  and sift out the waste matter, uric  acid, and other impurities that cause  'disease. It makes new blood and  relieves rheumatism and lame bar.!:  [    ind bladder troubles.    ���   ... i  ' .xmiiimiimimt �� ��� ��� ��  new mayors in British Columbia,  Chussn at  the Annua' Kite" Ions Held Lag)  ���    Week,  Cianbrook���Jacob 1'. Fink,  Enderby���'.Icorge Bell, re-elected, acclamation.  Fernie���VV-. W.'Tuiili", ucekiiimiion.  Grand Forks���-G. .M .,,'���-.Fiipp, acclamation. ���  Greet}wood���H. BuntiHf, re-elected,  Kamloops���J. T   Uobin,on.  Kaslo���S. H.Gretn,  Kelowna���D, \V. Stiilailand, acclamation.     '....'���-'  Nanaimo���A. 'E.  Planta,! re-elected.  Nelson���Samuel Taylor,  acclamation,  New Westminster���\V. '.. H. Keary, reelected, acclamation.  N. Vancouver���Mayor .Realy, acclamation.  Phoenix���D. J. Mailvcsbn, re-elected.  Revelstoke���-C. F. Lindriiark.  Rossland���P. R, McDonald, acclamation.  Slocan���Thomas , McNeish, acclamation.  Trail���G. Morin.  Vancouver���Mr. Betliun<>, declamation.  Vernon���R. T. Tiniinins  Victoria���Dr. L. Hall.  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it to hurt even a  baby. 34 years, of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure���  25c., 50c, $1.     315  Prom Mlniut lo Fishing.  Many residents of the Boundary  will remember George H. Collins and  William A. Harkin, both now located  in Vancouver. Mr. Collins was largely  interested in ihe now defunct Golden  Crown and Winnipeg mines at the  time when they were thought by many  to be worth much more than the Knob  Hill or the Mother Lode mines. He  was also interested in the Athelstan,  and after the Montreal & Boston Consolidated took over that group, together with the Brooklyn group and  other mines in the Boundary now  owned by ihe Dominion Copper Co.,  Mr. Collins was the manager in charge  of operations.  Mr. Harkin was editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette for some time, and was  also interested in mining up the North  Fork, having been a well known denizen of the Boundary for years. Latterly he has been residing at the coast  city.  Both gentlemen have evidently forsaken their old love, as their name^  appear in the prospectus of the.Canadian Fish & Cold Siorage Co., to  operate at Prince Rupert and oilier  places, with a capital of $1,500,000  Mr. Coliins is treasurer and managing  director of the company, while Mr.  Harkin is its secretary. Evidently  ihoy believe there are just as good  fish in ihe sea as were ever   taken out.  For any disease of the skin we can  recommend Chamberlain's Salve. It  relieves the itching and burning sensation instantly and soon effects a cure.  This'salve is also invaluable for sore  nipples.     For sale by all druggists.  Creditable Piece  ot Publicity.  Through the courtesy of the British-  American Trust Co., I td., of which  A. C. Fiumerfelt, well known in the  Boundary, is president, we have received a copy of the pamphlet containing the five essays that were awarded  the various prizes in the Fiumerfelt  Competition. Each essay treats of a  sudject of special interest to British  Columbians and to those eyes are  turned towards the Pacific Province.  Ex-Governor C. H. Mcintosh whose  dissertation took the premier prize,  treats comprehensively yet concisely of  the Potential Riches of British Columbia. His composition is a com-  pedium of information and a fount of  suggestion. The decision of the judges will not be questioned by the  readers ol this essay. Other subjects  treated are "Mining" by Rosalind  Watson Young, "Timber"' by George  Elley, "Fisheries," by J. B. Clearihue,  "Capital and Labor," by L. V. Mako-  vski, and "The New British Columbia,"  by Agnes Deans Cameron.  The pamphlet is for circulation  freely among English speaking peoples,  and will be mailed upon application to  British-American Trust Company, Ltd.,  Vancouver.  If You Road Thi��  It will be to learn that tho leading medical writers and teachers of all the several  schools of practice recommend, in the  strongest terms possible, oach and every  Ingredient entering into the composition  of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  for the cure of weak stomach, dyspepsia,  catarrh of stomach, "liver complaint,''  torpid liver, or biliousness, chronic bowel  affections, and all catarrhal diseases of  whatever region, name or nature.. It is  also a specific remedy for all such chronic  or long standing cases of catarrhal affections and their resultants, as bronchial,  throat and lung disease (except consumption) accompanied wi th severe coughs. It  Is not so good for acute colds and courv"  but for 11     .ingering, or chronic cases ft is  especially efficacious in producing perfect cures. It contains Black Cherrybark,  Golden Seal root, Bloodroot,-Stone root  Mandrake root and Queen's root���all of  which are highly praised as remedies for  all the above mentioned affections by such  eminent medical writers and teachers as  Prof. Bartholow, of/Jefferson Med. Col-,  lege: Prof. HareyBl the Univ. of Pa��;  Prof. Finley-Btttngwood, M. D., ot Ben-  ���ett Med. College, Chicago; Prof. John  King, M. vL of Cincinnati; Prof. John  M. Scudder/M- D., ef Cincinnati; Prof.  Edwin M-THate. M. D., of Hahnemann  Med. Caneae'T Chicago, and scores of.  others/eCrtfally eminent In their several  schcffl*-ot practice.  rp^nnfitpn Modlcal Discovery "is the  KINO'S MEDAL FOR BRAVERY  Kins Edward  Will  Present  Award For Sav  Inil.lle,  In the current irsue of the H. C.  "Gazette" appears the following notice:  "His Majesty"' the 'King has been  pleased to institute a Medal, to be  called the Edward Medal, for courage  in saving, or attempting to save, life in  mines or quarries within His Majesty's  dominions, protectorates, etc.  The act in respect.of which the bestowal of the medal is recommended  must have be jn performed in or about  a mineVr quarry, and either above or  below ground; but it is not His Majesty's desire that the rMcdal should be  given for rash and injudicious attempts  at saving life, however gallant they  may be; as, for instance, in cases  where those who attempt to rescue  have themselves to be rescued by  others, and thus only aggravate the  danger.  The award of this* medal will' not be  in substitution for" the Albert Medal,  although not so high as for the Albert  Medal, shall be of a high and exceptionable order, and the 'grants will  therefore be reserved for such cases.  Applications for the medal will be  dealt with as they arise.  Neglected Colds  MAY  CAUSE  AVERAGE  PRICES     OF   COPPER.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month.          1906 1907 1906 1907  January 18.31 24.56 18.41 24.88  February  17.8H 24.93 18.11 25.20  March - 18 36 25.07 18.64 25.47  April   18.37 .24.27 18.63 24.87  Mav......... 18.45 24.15 18.72 25.17  June  18.44 - 22.82 18.71 24.01  July   18.19: ,22.12 .18.58 21.31  August    18.43 18.35 18.61 18.25  September... 19.14 15.56 19.29 16.04  October 21.27 13.12 21.71 13 57  November.;. 21.99 13.37-22.34 13.62  December.... 23.03 12.16 23.38 19.39  Year ...... 19.85    .....   19��0      The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month lakes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth.  JrIe"Goirtp" ]��odicai ��iscovery"i3 t&e  only medicine, nut nTTTor sale ftrougtt  qrogglsts-tor llKe_nnrposps. that has any  Bucfi TffrclT&'&tonaV pndorsprnpn.t���wbrtli  jffirn'tWn any nnmbr nr ordinary t��$t[-  _____^_^. ' nf "P    ���- ,  JoTilals. Open publicity ot Its formula.  fslheDesl possible guaranty of its merits.  A Klance at this published formula will  show that -Golden Medical Discovery-  contains no poisonous, harmful or habit-  forminK drugs and no alcohol���chemically  pure tFiple-rofinod glycerine being uk*  instead. Glycerine Is entirely unobjectionable and besides is a most useful agent  in the cure of all stomach as well asibron-  chhfCthroat and lung affections. Thero  is too highest medical authority for its  Ssohi a Fsnch cases. The "Discovery "Is  S^ncontrafcd glyceric extract of naW  medicinal roots and is snfo and reliable.  A booklet of extracts from em nont,  medical authorities, endorsing Its> Irigx*-  Sontemalled free on reqneat   AAtam  TAKE NOTICE.  ROSSLAND  ASSESSMENT DISTRICT.  NOTICKIS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance  with the Statutes, that Revenue Tax, and all  assessed taxes, assessed ami levied under the  "Assessment Act" and amendmeuts, and under  the "Public School.* Act" are now due and payable for the year 190S.  All taxes collectable for the Rossland Assessment district and the Rural School Districts of  "Anaconda," "Boundary Palls," "Cascade,"  "Deadtvood," "Kholt," "Midway" and "North  Kettle River" are due and payable at my olhcc  situate at the Court in the Citv of Rossland.  Thi�� notice is equivalent to a pergonal dem��nd  by me upon nil persons liable for taxes.  IJat-d at Rossland, B. C, this joth day of January, 1908  J. KIRKTJP,  Collector, Rossland Assessment District.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Monte Grand & California Fraction mineral  claim, situate iu Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  Where located���Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTIOK that I, Forbes M. Kerby v.  Agent for John Mullignti, Eree Miner's Certificate NO. II1021, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose ot  obtaining a Crown Grant ol the above claim.  And further Take Nr.ticc thai actl-jn, under  Section 17, must he commenced before the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvemeuta.  Dated this 27th day of June, A D., 1907.  ,7- VQU&Xi* M. KIMBY. < gent.  lOpriil^:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  VX%-Thc most perlectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curativ?  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus  cular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all MetolliePoisana from th  System  The graudeur ol ihe scenery is unrivalled  Uountaias, snow peaks, forests, fakes,waterfalls.  'Boating, yachting, fishing. shooting, excursicni  keunl*. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness B/RRY KcINTOSH,  Proprietor-  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mineialogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  on Copper.  .CW.V  " mill.       11.11.  MHS.A0DIE ilAHDINJ  PROBABLY every case ot conuiirnn-  tlon bogtrm with a cold.  Consumption i��.genorally claused n:i  ft hereditary cIUouho, but coiiHuniiiiion  U not horcdlUry.  A constitutional wouknosH is Inherited  Which renders ono llablo to consumption.  Evon people who have strong lnngu  may acquire consumption from a cold.  Mm. Addie Harding, 121 W. Brighton  Ave., Syracuse, N. Y., writes:  MI have been a user of Peruna for tho  last twelve years and can truthfully  ���ay that thero is no better medicine on  earth.  "With me It is a sure preventative for  colds and many  other ills. In my  homo can always  bo found a bottle  of Peruna. Two or three times a year I  am troubled with my throat.  ������I always nad to have the services ot  my physician two or three times in each  ease.  "Although a user of Peruna, I never  thought of taking it for my throat until  ���bout two years ago.  ���*I tried Peruna to check It, and to my  groat delight 1 waa not troubled with  the smothered and choked feeling and  nover have since.  "I can check It erery time with  Parana.  "I certainly -.ronld not be without  Peruna one minute." I  "A SURE  PREVENTATIVE.'  CONSUMPTION  WAS FEARED.  1Mb   MARY MEYER.  Mrs. Mary Moyer, Thomson avonuo,  near Shell IUrnd, Winflold, L. X., N. Y.,  writes:  "1 hnvo been annoyed with a cough  for yoni'd.  "Often it was so bad that I could not  sleep    lmlf   the  night.   Many people thought I had  consumption.  "A woman recommended Peruna to  me two yoars ago. I began to take  Poruna and now I am perfectly free  from a cough.  "I am glad to say that Peruna cured  mo entirely. I take Peruna occasionally when' 1 do not feel well and I also  give it to my children.  "Peruna is the best mediclno for  cocghs and colds. I have told many  people how much Peruna has helped  me."  A neglected cold Is a well-worn path  to consumption.  Many a person catches cold'and pays  no attention to It.  He scarcely recovora from, the first  cold when he takes the second.  . Still he gives It no .heed, and possibly  takes another cold, and so on.  He doses himself with bromides,  quinine and various expectorants.  His case is catarrh, at this stage, and  his case should be treated as catarrh.  A common cold Is acute catarrh.  MRS. FRANCES WILSON.  Mrs. Frances Wi Ison, 83 Nelson street,  Clinton, Mass., writes:  "Had you soon mo at the time of my  Illness and now, you would not wonder  that I take delight in sounding the  praises ot Peruna.  "My ailment waa & severe cold whioh  attackod tho bronchial tubes and lungs.  "I followed your special directions and  after using six bottles of Peruna I was  on my feet again.  "I think Peruna a wonderful medicine."  All colds, coughs, bronchitis, laryngl-  tls and tonsllltis should be treated as  catarrh, as they are In reality catarrh,  The success of Peruna In relieving  these cases entirely depends upon tho  fact that Peruna is a catarrh remedy.  It relieves catarrh wherever lntiiihsdl  in the system. Whether in the throat,  bronohial tubes or lungs.  It   has saved  s>  multitude of people from consumption by eradicating catarrh before it reaches the I tings.  The tendency of catarrh of the throat  or head is to spread downward to ��a*  lungs.  If taken in time, Peruna will prorosx  these cases.  We have in our flies many teettsaoa,-  lals from people who thought they  were viotims of consumption, but hare  been   permanently   relieved   by   tho  CONSUMPTION  PREVENTED.  _.    ������,,..        ,, .     ,,        , t faithful use of Peruna, thru showls*  Finally, if tho cold is allowed to con-1 that catarrh was really the cause of  Uuuo, it becomes chronic catarrh.  their ailment*.  D. J. Matheson  insurance agent    _  I'lDBLITY    BONUS,  FIKK.       Ltl'i:  A.N'I"  ACCIDBNT.  PL.A.TK   GLASS  COMMISSIONER   FOR   TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENiX,   B.C.  CANADIAN o  ���PACIFIC IV  -THE���  lomi  PHOENIX    BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  AsK^for otir Bottled Beer  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Prop*.  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix, B.C.  gj0-   We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE In the Boundary.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. WilLbe  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFUCK      r :.��� (K,      HOUGHTON,  UICMOAM.  PiUtt 1IVERY STABLES  MUitDOCK MclNTiRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Liveiy   Equipment,  Have taken   over   the  Lumber  Yard  and will carry   a  full  stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN    ANY   QUANTITY  Tromot Attention to   orders  at rniy hour of clay or night.  Knob Hill Ave.        (phone 34.)       Phoenix, B. C.  m  f)  f*>  w  i ,-~^   im-^^  nr-^k wr^      -   9rfhff "^ "* ** ^ -^ ^ ^f?^  Phoenix  Pioneer  w  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to Ue the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.  Co., Phoenix, B.C.  -Wchnve Blew Copieiol the lav. PIOMKRR iNMOAL left, price    25 cents  each, or a copy will he sent free to a uew subscriber.  k*  kJ  ^  W  ty  ^  Through Sleeping and Dining  Cars and High Class Tourist    Sleepers    on    all  Through  Trains.  The Best ot Meals  ^^_ and Attention  Try-  Mm  SANITARIUM  THIS WINTER.  Sulphur   Springs   and   Unexcelled Accommodations.  ::    :  . . . Rates  . . .  $2.50 per day and up.  Correspondence invited and cheerfully  answered.  Call on or write,  J. MOE, E. J. COYLE,  D. P. A., A. G.  P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  notice.  'Florence No. 1 Fractional" Mineral Claim,  sluate in the Greenwood Mining Division 01  Yal< district. Where located:���In Urcenwood  camp.  VAKK NOTICE, that I, l>aac H. Hallett, u  agent for Joseph J. Bassett, Free Miner's Certifi-  .-ate, No B10176. intend, slxtv days front date  hereof, to apply 10 the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, lor the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ol the above cla.m.  And further Take Notice that action, uuJ^r  Section 37, must be commence-: before he  issuance of such Certificate ot tmpiovemeut*.  I'ated this   th day of September, A.D , 1907.  u- I. H. HALI.E1T  NOTE-  MINERAL ACT.  (Form k.)  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.  "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," "Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims situate m the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale Oistrict. Where locnted���  between (Jreenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac 11. Hallett, as  Ayeut for Hbic K Jackson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B roo56, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder tor Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the aboveclalms.  And further Take Notice that actiru, niuler  section j,?, must be commenced before the issuance ol s.;ch Certificates ot Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  4J��� I. H. H    I.-.KTT.  Only Two Bits Per Month.  The cost rf having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, for a  short time, is only 25 cents per month.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office.  m  nm  W  fml  ���1m  I-, 1  \'^m  ,iu  l! ft/;  I  r  ��  'm  m  h  *  ft  Mi  'ii  ������  r  He' fh  mi  IP S'l  I'll  ftr M H  till  Pillf  I'I  v wail w *  Hi Mr  3f  4ft  I  t  Ii  *  !l  3!  THE   PHOENIX    PIONEER.  SHARP�� IRVINE CO.  I OS Wall St.  BROKERS  ���Spokane, Wash.  We offer tho following stocks, subject  to prior sale and market flunctuatious  1000 Alberta Coal    .33  1000 B. O. Amal. Coal 07><?  100 B. C. Copper Market  100 Dominion Copper  Market  1000 Galbraitli Coal "....      .27  1000 Sullivan       .07  1000 Rambler       .27  1000 TolKwa.:..       .11  1000 Diamond Vale  .. ���;, .Y&%  h to 60 Marconi (Canada; ...  1000 Alameda (Idaho)  1000 Bullion  10C0 Nabob        "  1000 Snowshoe   1000 Gertie...  1000 Monitor  .06J��  .07  .05  .09  .05  10  100 Snowstorm !.'."..".'"    l 4ii  In and Around Phoenix  IIRIEF   TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL ��������  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ** 3p  Apply to  GREENWOOD BOARD OP TRADE.  1000 Stewart..  1000 Chas. Dickens'  1.00  .10  Wo buy and sell all active stocks; also make  specialty of stocks dealt on New York and  Boston Curb.  8.00  -O"  Leading Hotel of Boundary'* Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First 8t.,'  PHOENIX, B. C.  New and Up-to-date  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms,  i. k  MoftMSTER  Proprietor,  U  X  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in'Phoenix.. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms <  Steam   u*    Heated  JAMES flARSHALL, Prop.  Dry wood  in   car  lots.  Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. I.Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully prepared  at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $^0 up, see  Miss McDonald.  Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per 100.  . Tuesday evening the Miners' Union  gave a dance at the hall.  Late pjpular music at 25 cents per  copy; McKinley edition, 10 cents.  One week only at H. James.  One ol the well patronized institu-  tutions of Phrenix is the free reading  room in Miners' Union hall.  Dipt. George R. Smith arrived from  Camp McKinney on Wednesday, having been in that camp for some weeks  past.  It would not pay a merchant to  advertise unless he could make it pay  you to read and answer his advertisements.  M. M. Stephens, of Phoenix, has  been gazetted as a notary public in  and for the province of British Columbia.  The first carnival at the rink will be  held in February.  After considerable soft weather, a  cold snap arrived this week.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Sunday evening's subject at the  Methodist church will be, "A Life  Giving Touch."  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick, as they are going fast.  In the election here last week George  D. Turner was chosen by acclamation  for school trustee.  For sale, two dozen chickens, apply  to Mrs. Glasgow, Golden Eagle addition.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.          ��� 1 iimiii   ������ j vm\\ i  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy  and  ��� well  furnished rooms.  While other places have   not   been  enjoying skating  and curling of late,  both rinks have been   used   constantly  1 in Phoenix.  I ast week the' city council paid  $1,000 to the Bank of Montreal;  Greenwood, on account of the loan  from that institution.  Several Phoenicians are preparing to  attend the Eleventh Annual Winter  '"arnival, to be held in Rossland from  February 4th to 8th.  The Eagles are talking  of giving a  mil on the evening  of St. Valentine's  day, February 14th, and  the" Knights  of Pythias one on the 17th of Ireland.  The annual meeting of the Phoenix  lOlectric Lighting Co., Ltd., will be  leld this evening at the office of the  secretary, J. L. Martin, in the Bank  block.  Harry James has just received a  stock of those celebrated G. B. chocolates, in buik and package.  Phoenix Bakery is selling 18 loaves  of bread for $1. What's the use of  baking when bread is that cheap?  In Grand Forks last week the referendum for renumeration for mayor  and alderman resulted, as follows:  For paying mayor, 98; against, 89;  for paying alderman,77: against, 100.  Grand Forks Eagles have installed  the following officers for the ensuing  term: W.P., P.A.Z. Pare; W.V.P., F.  E. Stack; W.C., Alex Mcintosh; Conductor, Jnb. Gilmour; W. Sec., A. M.  McKenzie; W. Treas., C. B. Peterson;  I.G., Pat Riley; O. G., Robt. Moore.  Adopts  Revolutions  Re  B. C.  Copper Co  Endorsed by  Manager McAlllsler.  At a meeting of the Greenwood  Board of Trade held on January 18th  and the following resolutions .were  adopted:  "That this Board of Trade regrets  the closing of the mines and smelter  of the B. C. Copper Co. Limited;  "That this Board desires to do all  in its power toward the building up  cf loyal, prosperous and stable mining  communities in this district, as in it  each member of the Board is deeply  interested;  "That this Board assures the B. C.  Copper company that the board is  friendly to the company, and that the  company can rely on the . hearty sup  port of the board and its co-operation  in any action taken by the company in  securing loyal, prosperous and stable  mining condiitons at its mines and  smelter: ~  "And that a copy of this resolution  be forwarded to the general manager  of the.company."  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  B. C. Copper Co., was sent for and  the resolutions,read to him. On being  asked to address the board, Mr. McAllister echoed the sentiment of Ihe  resolutions, and said he would place it  before his board of directors in New  York, whom he expected to meet  shortly. The resolutions stood, in  brief, for the conditions his company  intended to acquire, the establishment  of a loyal, prosperous and stable mining and smelting industry, and towards  this end it was in every one's interest  to pull  together.  At a second meeting of the board of  trade, the reply of Mr. McAllister was  endorsed, and it was decided   to  g've|'  the matter to the press for publication, j |  Special Bargains)  in Watches ..  23 jeweled movement, guaranteed timekeeper, in 25 year case       -       -_    $45.00  19 jeweled movement, 25 year case     -    1)5 qo  17 joweledmovenient, 20 year case     -     15.00  17 jeweled movement, nickel dust proof  case  10.00  These Watches are all Guaranteed  and will be exchanged if unsatisfactory  for any reason.  BLACK,  *1 The Jeweler  C.P.R.  Time Inspector  I*  Phone No.  BETTER  THAN  EVER  "CONFUSION" ON MONDAY NiaHT.  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B C.  Today being the anniversary of the  birth of Bobbie Burns, good Scotchmen have it in mind, but there will be  no special celebration of the event  here, as far as heard from.  Wednesday evening a social, with a  special programme, was held at the  Methodist church, the building being  well filled. Nearly every number on  ihe programme was encored, a neat  sum being netted for the evening.  ANNUAL MEETING OP ST. ANDREWS'.  New Board Elected���Good  Financial  tnent Submitted:  Stale.  RESOLVE D, that in 1908 I  will bake no more, but buy my  Bread at the Phoenix Bakery,  where I can get 18 loaves for a  Dollar.  'Phone A55.      W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  PHOENIX  BAKERY  BENSON AND HEDG-ES  CIGARETTES--  NONE BETTER ���J2?jLf*  M ES  'Phone No. 64 ��  Paper=Type=lnk     ____���___  to-date Job Department   ' Ijl6   1IIO6IIIX   IlOJICCf  The annual meeting of St. Andrews'  Presbyterian church was" held Friday  evening, January 17th, in the church  building, with Rev. S. Lundie in the  chair, Geo. D. Turner, secretary.  Dnring the year, according to the  treasurer's report, the receipts were  $1,510.22, while the disbursements  were $1,494.71, leaving a balance on  hand December 31st of $15,51. The  Ladies' Aid reported -.beginning : the  year with ten members, and closing it  with"17 members. Their receipts for  the year were $324.80; expenditures,  $3' 9- 3��; balance on hand, $5.50.  Trie Sabbath school showed 38 teachers  jind scholars on the roll, and receipts  having been $80; expenses, $68.40;  balance,:$ii.6p.  On election of officers, the new  board of managers for the ensuing year  was chosen as follows: G. D. Turner,  Wm. Lindsay, D.W. McKenzie, C. A. I  -Arnotf, Chas. Stalker, T- J- Dewar,  Chas. Rundberg, A. O. Boutenous and  John Swanson. Refreshments weie  served by the Ladies' Aid, and a  pleasant evening was spent.  For Benefit, of Anil-Tabercolosla Pond���New  Farce Comedy.  Next Monday evening the Greenwood Amateur Dramatic Club will present the new farce comedy, "Confusion" at the opera house, and there  should be a good audience to greet  them, as the members have already  earned the reputation of putting on an  excellent show.  Another reason for a liberal patronage of the representation;is that it will  be given for the  benefit  of the anti-  lubercolosis  fund   of the  province, a  sanitarium for this purpose being now  under   erection   at   Tranquille,   near  Kamloops.   Thus far Phoenicians have  not had a chance  to  do  anything for  this good cause, and the dire necessity  of doing something  practical  for   the  amelioration' of the  ravages   of  this  dread disease can hardly be stated too  strongly. -   ��� ' 1  The play consists of three acts, and I  is said to be exceedingly humorous in  parts. The, cast includes Randolph  Stuart, F. W. McLaine, C. F. Hawtry,  S. M. Tees, C. A. Thomas, R. S. Ross,  Mrs. H. F. Stow, Miss J. Beldon,  Miss E. Oppenheimer and Mrs. F. VV.  McLaine. The best of music for the  occasion will be* furnished by the  Greenwood concert orchestra of eight  pieces.  Greenwood Typographical Union  No. 358 held its regular meeting  last Saturday week at the Phoenix  Pioneer office and elected the following officers: President, A.M. Davidson, of Greenwood; vice-president,  Gilbert Kay, of Phoenix; secretary,  J. W. Grier, of Greenwood.  5^S2SES2SiSSSi5StS2SS52SiSiSZSZ52  Phoenix    Opera   House  j Eleventh Annual  j Winter    Carnival  ROSSLAND  . . ...   Under the Auspices of .  . . .  ROSSLAND CARNIVAL ASSOCIATION  HOCKEY, Championnship oj' B. C, SKI JUMPING  and RUNNING, Championship of Canada; SNO WSHOE  RACES, Championship of B. C; SKATING, Championship of the Province,: TOBOGANNING, CURLING  BONSPEIL; HORSE RACES and Other Sports.  Mastjttcrade and Dance.  February4 to 8, '08  Greenwood   Amateur  Dramatic Olab  Will Present  Splendid Sport. Handsome Trophies and Prises.   A Grand  Programme from Tuesday to Saturday Night. Reduced  Transportation Rates.    Eor information apply to  C. FRASER,  President.  A. B. MACKENZIE,  Secretary and Manage  "CONFUSION"?  ���ON���  MONDAY  __. _' Best Stock of  ������-���-o-��-��*  FURNITURE, RUGS, Etc  JAN. 27  A rattling good farce, presented by exceptional local  talent. Greenwood Concert  Orchestra   of eight   pieces.  Also at Greenwood January 24th  At Grand Forks, January 25th.  Seats on Sale at Tom Brown's.  over shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we ran now  show  and   more varied stock than before  BINNS-..:  -���-��-  u   larger  *  9  m  I  Chamberlain's, Co��jh Remedy a Safe Medicine  for Children.  We can furnish any  combination  or  In   buying a  cough   medicine   for  children,   , never    be   afraid    to   buy  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.   There  is no danger from it,   and   relief is always sure : tp follow.    It   is  intended  especially for coughs, colds, croup and  whooping  cough,    and    there   is   no  better medicine in  the world for these  diseases.    It   is  not   only  a  certain  cure for croup, but when given as soon  as the croupy cough appears, will pre-  j vent the attack.    Whooping cough   is  not  dangerous  when   this remedy   is  given  as  directed.    It   contains, no  opium or harmful drugs,   and   may be  given as confidently to a baby as to an  adult.    For sale by all druggists.  SHFSS^SHS2525HSaS2S2Si!SHSESHSHSaSH  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  [Corrected by Mighton <& Cavanagh,  Nelson, B. C, to Jan. ltf, 1908.]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of'the trend of business. A more bnoy-  ant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  The BEST,: Cheapest |:  and most satisfactory f  Clothing in Phoenix.     |  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't Delieve it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts/Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN/  Men's Wear Exclusively. gNOBmttAvn.,raUM,A      ��  BIKNJK KLOCK.  KNOB HIIX AVK.. PUOENIX  Church Services Tomorrow  I Two Games of Hockey,  j     Last week Friday" the  Grand Forks  hockey  team  came  up  the hill and  were defeated by the  Phoenix  puck  chasers   by  a score  of 17 to 3 goals.  On Wednesday of this week  a return  game was played in Grand  Forks, the  Phoenix team going down by  special  team.    This   time   the   score,   when  time was called  for  the  second  half,  was   2  goals   each.    Through   some  disagreement the tie was not played off.  ! In Grand Forks there were probably 250  ('spectators to see the game  in the new  Presbyterian Church jrink,   the  brass  band  air-  u~~-  '-  In the game  R. Michene  the ice, but  recovered  later and   was  able to go home.  ^ ���!    It is the intention  of the two  clubs  Catholic���Church of Our  Lady of J t0    ,      three games  in   each place,  the   Good   Counsel.���Divine Service, makfng six  Jn alJ>   one game to  be  played each week. Therefore there  will probably be another game here  next week.    Those_who went to Grand  Mightpn (a Cavanau^h  BROKERS  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews   iicauyienan onurcn j ,-jni^   the   brass   band  also   being  in  Preaching      Service     tomorrow    at attendance.    In the game  in Phoenix  7:30   p. m.  Sunday school and Bible r. Michener was  hurt and carried off  class at 10:00 a.m. A cordial welcome  .<----    *  to all.    Rev.  Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Drawer 1082  Nelson, B. U  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper .....  Cons. Smelters.  Canadian' Gold Fields  Cariboo-McKiiiney.'...  Diamond Vale Coal...  Domin. Copper........  Granby ...........;   .  Galbraith Coal........  Hewitt ...........  International Coal....  La. Plata Mines   Nicola Coal Mines....  North Star. ���  Panhandle Smelter...  Rambler-Cariboo   Royal Colleries ......  Snowstorm-    Sullivan .   Stewart  T<?!k-Kwa Mines .....  ASKED  .38  6.87>2'  95.00  .04^  -02>6  .16  2.00  95.00  .28  10.00 '  .86  .12  .04  .13  .04^  .25  .25  1.30  .06^  .00  .12  lib  .32  5.50  80.00  .03%  .01^  .12  1.75  85.00  .26  .31  .02  .11  .03  .23^  1.25  .05^  .80  .08  Start 19b8 Right  In your Business by Securing a New Line of  Blank Books, Office Needs  We are well stocked with these goods, with I^abor  Saving Systems, and can outfi t you promptly. . .  McRAE BROS. LTD.  Stationers  and Newsdealers,  KNOB HILL AVENUE,        -        -        -PHOENIX,  B. C.  EX!X!Xn2I3X!X^  m  every 2nd and   4th   Sunday  of each  month.    Holy Mass, 10 a:m.   Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m.    Vespers and Bene  diction    7:30   p.m.     Father   J.   A  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  Forks   were   Gus .Biner, - Roy   Clark    1 James  Pierce,   A.   E.   H.   Chrk    j'  Midway Lodge No. 36, Knights of! McSS^  nef^ceTVTH   R^10^      The-'--hockey club, of Phoemv  ew orncers. c. C.. H.  R. Stevenson: I expects .the   Juniors of Grand Forks  V.C., H. Eldridge; Prel., S. A. Crowell;  M. of W., W. F. Garrison; K. Li. a., S.  Stooke; M. of E., F. M. Stevenson;  M. at A��� P. Heilscher; I.G., A. H.  ilaig; O.G., CiiAS. Melville.  here this evening for a game.  Snbject to confirmation,  WE WILL BUY   '  1000 Alberta Coal, Free      -3r#  5000 Cariboo McKinney.  ......... .02  2600 Diamond Vale Coal.......... Offer  1000 International Coal.  .82  1000 Rambler Cariboo............. .22  5000 Sullivan......   ...;......... ;.o5:  WE WILL SELL  100 B. C Copper :....     6.00  rooo B. C. Amalgamated Coal......      Bid  10. Cons, Smelters  82-5��  40b Can. Marconi,.     2.10  20b Dominion Copper........     2.12^  10 Granby    9S-QO  500 Galbraith Coal .       .27  2000 North Star . 12^  1000 Te.l-K.wa Mine?       Bid  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Somtntntt Atrnnu.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, please, pay up.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  new  J If Yotl Want a nice nobby and up-to-date   suit   you   will  ' find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for winter.    We sell thekind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee   with   attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms  Men's Hats   A large assortment, just  in,   of those  stylish blocks, in Black, and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  see them before purchasing.  Our patent calf d  and oxfords outshine them all.  (Boy StfftS A new iot of- perfect fitting norfolks  piece suits, stylish.  Sec our line of Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Cellars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  ess   s  and   ti.ee  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  ism.  li&s&aaiaan

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