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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 27, 1906

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 M  ���i  I"  m  a  i  \i  LTMf  I ,  si  R ������   **  i    "[  r      i*  .s ri  ^&  m  M  km  4SP,  tf.  7u��<8  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  S'c  Phoenix is the Centre  -****.      and   Leading  Mining  g,s at/^ /f^S^Camp of Boundary,  JAN 3 0 1908   ^H Library    ts<  :TORiA,%0t  -o��  Vol.. VII.  Btii iiWMl'l  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. JANUARY 27,    1906.  No,    11  i  I  I  f  k  RESOLVE  That you will   get  your   MONEY'S  WORTH during  1906  You can do   so  by giving  us  your  business.  M  1  ���V  Vs.  ufe  WW  n  Why 7  ?  1  Ms.  2M  4  I1  I  BECAUSE���  Owing to our rapidly increasing  business we are now able to  give CLOSER PRICES than in  the past.   ���  WE BUY only in CARLOAD LOTS.  You will get the advantage of  such buying.  AS FOR QUALITY���  That is the secret of our success.  Only well known and Standard  Goods stocked.  Quaker Canned Goods.  Crosse   &    Blackwell's    and    Heinz  Bottled Goods.  Canadian      Government     Creamery  Butter.  Hazelwood Eggs.  SOLI':   AGENTS   FOR  Royal Household \ flours  5 Roses \  We thank, you for your patronage 111 the past. l!y the  closest of attention to your wants, and prompt service,  we hope to merit your increased patronage as much in the  future as heretofore.  THE    BIG    iSTOFfE,  *00mt*\Hm����Vi**  This  wWGGK  WE   OFFER  Fresh Celery  Bananas  Lettuce  Fancy Apples  Fancy Oranges  Jap Oranges  and  Fresh Ranch Eggs  GET 0UR PRICES ON AIL  LINES  Of SUPPLIES  %  B.C. COPPER  210,830 TONS  Smelted During Calendar Year  1905  COMING AND GOING  Ore Received From  13 Outside Mines.  A. B. XV. Hodges made a trip to  Spokane early this week.  . Magliore H. Roy made a business  trip to Rossland this week, returning  Wednesday.  Peter Genelle, ofthe Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., came in from Castlegar  Wednesday.  A. YVilley, manager of the Cascade  Water, Power & Light Co., at Cascade,  was in the city Tuesday.  Otto H. Becker, of Nelson, C.l'.R.  0R00EN0R0  LOOKS GOOD  Boundary Mining Notes  Official figures legarding  the   work  done at the British Columbia Copper j travelling freight agent, spent a day or  Co.'s Greenwood smelter for the calen-  two in the camp this week.  A  dar year 1905 have just been furnished  to the Pioneer by J. E. McAllister, the  manager. The amount of ore treated  by the smelter for the full year  amounted to 210,830 dry tons, the  amount of custom ore received being  16,357 tons, the balance coming from  the company's Mother Lode mine in  Deadwood camp. The smelting tonnage figures for each month were as  follows :  Mouth. Tom.  January  '7.725  February  '6,634  March ... 7  '9,563  April  15,866  May     19,698  June  18,413  July ��� ��� -  '5.675  August  18,561  September  . 18,606  October  18,374  November  17,726  December ". . . 13,989  Ore Shipments Being Largely-  Increased  Detailed  Report   by Manager  Curtis.  1905 tonnage treated. . . . 210,830  The custom ore received during the  year was as under: Copper King, Che-  welah, 183 tons; LeRoi No 2, Rossland, 5,039 tons; Mountain Rose,  Boundary, 3,269 tons; E.P.U., Boundary, 121 tons; Emma, Boundary, 2,417  tons; Snowstorm, Idaho, 472 tons;  Sudbury, Boundary, 26 tons; Mountain Lion, Republic, 198 tons; Ben  Hur, Republic. 1,261 tons; Butcher  Boy, Boundary, 8 tons; Last Chance,  Boundary, 58 tons ; Napoleon, Boyd's,  3,227 tons; Ymir, Ymir, 78 tons;  total, 16,357 tons.  The Mother Lode mine shipped  during the year 174,567 tons, the difference between tonnage smelted and  tonnage of ore received being made up  of material other than ore, such as flue  dust from storage, and in the reduction of ore stock.  E. L. Vaughan, of the Carcade substation here, is away on a vacation to  visit his parents at Victoria.  F. E. Starkey, of Nelson, commission merchant and political war horse,  made his monthly trip to Phoenix last  Thursday.  Blake Wilson, of Nelson, manager  for P. Burns & Co., Ltd., was a visitor  here Monday,- accompanied by J.  Ehrlich, of Greenwood.  Harry Sibley, of Vancouver, representing the Western Clarion, the  Socialist weekly, was in camp this  week, securing subscribers, in which  he was fairly successful.  A. F. McMillan, owner of the  Hotel Balmoral and other valuable  property here, was in the city last Saturday from Vancouver. He has opened a large jewelry store there, and at  holiday time had a dozen clerks. He  is now on his way to Amsterdam, Holland, to purchase a s'ock of diamonds.  Formed St. Andrew'f Society.  Thursday evening Bobbie Burns'  anniversay was fittingly celebrated in  Phoenix by the gathering together of  about 50 Scotchmen, or those of  Scotch decent, at the Hotel Brooklyn,  where a feast was spread and good  cheer prevailed until a late hour.  Speeches, songs and stories were given  in quick succession, and the health of  the Scotch bard was toasted heartily,  XV. G. Fraser being the chairman. L  )was decided to form the Phoenix St.  Andrew's Society, which was dune, the  following being rhe,.first officers of ihe  organization : President, William G.  Fraser; vice-president, D. W. McKenzie; secretary, Walter Morrison; ireas  urer, G. S. Gordon, M.D.  Mutters have been looking better at  the Oil) Donuro mine, Summit camp,  lately, and the shipments have been  materially increased, most of the ore  going over the Great Northern to the  Granby smelter at Grand Forks. Smith  Curtis, managing director of the company, the Denoro Mines, Ltd , this  week issued a tepcri to the shale-  holders, the circular being as heie-  undri ;  Denoro Mines, Limited (non-personal liability). Head Other. Rossland.  B.C., 22nd Janu.uy, 1906. To the  Shareholder: In my last report  dated 5th ins'ant, I was unable to  give it-suits of shipments from the new  oie quarry (No. 4), which was opened  on the O10 Denoio claim just al the  end of 1905. Since then the assays  of six lots ot ore aggregating 965 tons  have been received, showing estimated  net profits of $z.75 to $8.45 per ton,  the lowest values coining from the surface ore Hist taken out and the highest  and last value from the face ot the  quany, which is being driven into the  hill, the face having at the lime of  c.\-  A find of $150 ore is reported from  the Strathmore in a vein eight inches  wide.  The Gold Finch tunnel is now in  over 225 feet, and good ore has been  reached.  Two diamond drills are still being  operated on the lower levels of the  Granby mines.  While repairs are going on at the  Granby smelter, but seven furqaces  have been in blast for several days.  Work on the Gold Drop ore bins is  being pushed along, and also on the  gravity tramway, leading to the ore  bins.  NEW COUNCIL  SWORN IN  Meets Twice a Month in the  Future  INVENTED BY  PHOENICIAN  Important   Device  for Mining  Men.  Patented Everywhere  S.  Williamson.  by   A.  On this page will be seen a cut of  an invention by a resident of I'hoenix,  which competent mining men assert  will be a great thing lor the mining  industry when put on the market. It  is a new fuse waterproof detonator, and  is the invention of A. S. Williamson,  who put in six years ol" practical work  in some of the largest mines of ihe  west. Mr. Williamson has secuied  patents on the device in Canada,  Great Britain and the United States,  and applications for patents are pending in Mexico, Australia, South Africa  and Spain. Thus far he has spent  over $2,000 on the invention, and expects to do well with it when it begins  to be used.  At present Mr. Williamson is negotiating with some of the largest fuse  concerns for the manufacture of the  detonator on a royalty basis, and expects the matter to be settled at no  distant date to his satisfaction, as several of them would like to secure it.  One claim made for the detonator is  that it will make a saving of about 25  per cent in the powder cost of mining,  as there will be much less waste in  missed holes. Another and more important feature is that it will, by the  same token, result in a much less mortality from mining accidents from  missed holes.  The Scientific American, of New  York, the leading authority of the  United States  in  its  field,   recently  had   the  following   to   say about Mr.  Williamson's detonator :  Invention ot Importance.  It is of prime importance that the  blasting material used in mines should  be the best obtainable, and thai the  caps especially should be peifect.  Many a miner has lost his life by drilling into holes which have missed fire  because the detonator was not absolutely waterproof. A fuse waterproof  detonator has been invented by Arthur  S/J Williamson, of Phoenix, British  Columbia, Canada, which is designed  to prevent the occurrence of accidents  due to faulty construction.  The cap has a charge chamber at its  outer end and formed at its inner end  with a pliable enlargement t.r thimb'e,  A, Fig. 1. The open outer end of this  thimble receives a fuse, C, which, as  shown in Fig. 2, is projected through  the thimble into the charge-chamber.  Encircling the end of the (use and  fitting snugly in the thimble is a rubber gasket, B. When the charge has  been inserted in the chamber A, and  the fuse C, and gasket B have been  placed in position, the thimble is  crimped so that the gasket is firmly  compressed around the fuse C (Fig. 3)  Displacement of the parts is thereby  rendered impossible. The cap is firmly held on the fuse, and the connection between the cap and tuse rendered absolutely waterproof.  The tool for crimping the thimble,  as shown in Fig. 2, consists of two  nivotcd jaws provided with matching  semicircular cavities. The lower  cavity has an opening at each side.  These openings are designed to receive  studs at the sides of the upper cavity.  In crimping the cap, the thimble is  laid in either cavity and the jaws  forced together, which causes the  thimble to be compressed, forming at  each side a welt-like projection, which  is subsequently bent over as shown at  D (Fig. 3), as the studs in the tippet  jaw enter the corresponding openings  in the lower jaw.  Caps are at present rendered waterproof usually by wrapping oiled paper  about the fuse. The construction of  Mr. Williamson evidently presents decided advantages over this very defective method of waterproofing the cap.  traction of that ore :i vjitical h.-uht ��� f  twelve feet. The values 1 f the last  two lots are based on the assay of the  company's as^ayei, the assays of the  smelter not jet being received. They  are also based on ihe present price ol  copper, although some of them are to  be sealed for on the price of copper  sixty da>s after sampling.  The results of  the   last   three   lots,  Nos. 140 to 142, are as follows :  Lot 140���'54-4 tons; estimated net  profit per ton, $4.30; total, $654.  Lot 14 r���164 2 tons; estimated net  profit per ton, $7-50; total, $1,231.50.  Lot   142���212.25   'oris;   estimated  net   profit per  ton, $8.45 ; total.   $1,-  800..      ...���   This last lot represents the shipments of three days. The output is  now 75 tons or more per day of first-  class ore, and will be increased this  week to over 100 tons per day. In  addition, arrangements have been made  to legin shipping 100 tons per day oi  second-class ore upon terms that I feel  will give a lair profit. The latter is a  class ol ore of which there appears to  be an abundance, but which heretofore  the mine, for want ol a suitable treatment rate, was unable to ship at a pro  fit. This arrangement gives an additional present value to the Oro Denoio  mine.  By the end of the month it is expected that 50 tons a day of first-class  ore can be shipped from a third locality which is now being stripped of soil.  If so, the expected output at the beginning of February will be 150 tons  or more of first-class ore and 100 tons  of second class ore.  To enquiring shareholders I wish to  say, once for all, that the company is  not trying to create any market for its  shares. It is offering none for sale ;  its finances do not require it. The  management proposes from time lo  lime to give the shareholders the facts  fairly as it understands them. Any  statements given out have been of facts  as they were really believed to be, and  ol what was intended to be done. That  expectations have not always been  realized in the past was due, just as  piesent results are quite beyond the  expectations of three months ago, to  that element of chance, of good or bad  luck, that exists and always must exist  in every mining venture. Personally  1 refuse, as I have refused for years, to  advise peisons to buy or sell mining  shares, and it is useless to ask my  i'dvice.  So far as the management is concerned, the price of Denoro shares  will be determined by the known facts  of the property and the public's appreciation of the same. Any favorable  circumstanees arising will be signified  to all shareholders.  The management is unable to say  whether the average net profits or ihe  increased tonnage will be maintained  for a lengthened period. Ii is really  impossible to tell; bui aitur just returning from a visit to the mine, I am able  to say that the mine looks well, that  there is a large area of fine-looking  ore (stripped of soil) that is being  quarried with the results staled above,  and in view of the contract for the  second-class ore, the outlook today for  the mine appears to be blighter than  ever before. But remembering that  ihe aphorism, " Never prophesy unless  you know," applies especially to mining, I do not don ihe robe of die  prophet.  The steam hoist at the Hungry Man  mine was completed a week ago, and  is working very satisfactory. Cross-  cutting to the vein is now in progress  there, and it is expected that in a short  time it will be reached.  I'he force at both mines will in a  few days total about 40 men.  The new cyanide plant for the Car-  mi mine, West Fork, has arrived at  Midway, and will be hauled to the  property.  On the Monarch, one of the Granby group, a shaft 100 feet deep has  been sunk and crosscutting is now  going on at this level.  The recent shipment of half a car  of ore from the Elkhorn went better  than $100 per ton. At this property  the new electric hoist, recently installed by E. G. Warren, of Greenwood, is  working with great satisfaction.  It is reported that John Moran, one  of the owners of the Big Copper, in  Copper camp, has contracted with R.  Meyerhoff, of Midway, for the delivery  of 1,000 tons of ore to the railway, for  the Greenwood smelter.  A report emanates from Grand Forks  that a number of North Fork properties, not recently worked, are likely to  resume operations in the spring, in  view of the poisible building of the  Kettle Valley Lines up that stream.  Over a million feet of timber will be  required for the new ore bins, etc., at  the British Columbia Copper Co.'s  Greenwood smelter, when improvements are started in the spring. Tenders are now being asked for the  timber.  As rapidly as possible the electric  compressor is being installed at the  Rawhide mine in this camp, and is expected to be ready for operations very  shortly, when the tonnage from that  property will likely be materially increased.  The Oro Denoro is beginning shipping a part of its output to the Boundary Falls smelter over the C.P.R. and  ulso to the Granby smeller. This is  in addition to the three cars daily going to the Granby smelter over the  Great Northern.  Last week's treatment record for the  Dominion Copper Co.'s Boundary  Falls smelter was a new record for that  concern, nearly 5,000 tons of ore being reduced in two blast furnaces.  Even better than this is expected to be  done. Some days 750 tons of ore are  treated.  If the Great Northern and C.P.R.  would get together regarding the hauling Idaho ore, Manager Drummond is  confident that he would be able to develop a large tonnage from that property alone. As it is, he can do nothing  with it, and the delay is holding back  a large feature of development and  shipping that might be going on.  Kane and McDonald for Commissioners.  Latest Prices io Metal*.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  00@$18.50; lake. $18.00@ $18.50  Bar Silver,t56>.i  Lead. $5.(50 to $5.80.  Monday evening the first meeting of  the newly elected board of aldermen  was held at the new city hall, when organization was completed for the ensuing year. Those present and swoin  in were His Worship, G. W. Rumberger, and Aldermen James Marshall,  A. D. McKenzie, Edward Brown,  David Oxley and Michael H. Kane,  Julius Carson being absent.  The mayor appointed the lollowing  committees : Board of Works���Marshall, Carson and Kane.  Finance���Brown, McKenzie and  Oxley.  The following were recommended to  the government as members of the new  board of police and licensing commissioners : Alderman Kane and W. X.  McDonald, the mayor being a member  of these committees.  Upon discussion, the conncil authorized the mayor to employ a governmeut  engineer to ascertain as soon as possible the most feasible method of disposing of the sewage of the city, and  the cost of such a system. This was  in accordance with the recommendations of the medical health officers.  It was also practically decided by  the council that meetings should be  held regularly hereafter on the first  and third Wednesday evenings in the  month, and oftener, if needed. The  by-law will not be changed, however,  for the present. It was thought that  two meetings monthly .would be ample  to transact the business of the city,  just as it is in Greenwood and Grand  Forks. The council also intends to  arrange for having the first meeting in  the month the date for receiving and  paying accounts against the city. The  next meeting will be on February 7th.  HIS WORSHIP,  MAYOR  RUMBERGER.  Frederic Keffer, M.E., consulting  engineer for the B. C. Copper Co., has  been taking another trip into the Sim-  ilkameen to inspect the work going on  at the Apex group, not far from Hed-  ley, and at the Sunset, near Princeton,  where diamond drilling is being done.  The company has bonds on both of  these likely properties.  ������^���^'���������������������-���-���-���-O������������������ �����������������>��������������-���"*>������������� <  A JANUARY   27,   '06   .  I BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. J  triic following table gives the ore shipments  of Boundary mines   lor 1900. for  1(^01, Ju- ^  it/02, for 1903. for 1004, for 1905. and 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  A Minb. Camp.  4 Grauby Mines Phoenix  A Snowshoe ....Phoenix  ��� 11. C. Copper Co.  Mother Code Deadwood  A Bonnie Belle- Deadwood  T Dominion Copper Co.  ��� Hrool:ly[i-Slemwudr..Phocnix  A      Rawhide Phoenix  T     Sutnel Deadwood  ��� Mountain Rose Summit  a Athelstau-Jackpot-WeilnKtn.  T     Morrison Deadwood  T R. C. Mine Summit  ��� R. Bell Summit  ��� Kmnin Summit  ^ Oro Denoro Summit  f Senator Summit  ��  Brey Foglc Summit  �� No. 37 Summit  Reliance��� Summit  Sulphur King .  Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  $ No. 7 Mine Central  A City of Paris White's  t Jewel Long Late  Carmi West Fork  ��   Providence Providence  ��� Klkhoru Providence  ��� Strathmoic Providence  ��� Prince lU-nry Skylark  & Skylark Stylark  A Last Chance Skylark  A H. P. U. Mine Skylark  ? Bay Skylark  Y Mavis Skylark  T  Don Pedro .Skylark  ��� Crescent .....Skylark  P Helen  Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Halts  Republic Boundary Kails  Miscellaneous   Total, tons   Smettet treatment���  (ir an by Co   B. C. Copper Co   Dominion  Coppei Co    1900  *97  5-MO  1901  231,7^  1.731  99.034  1902  3��9.S5S  20,800  141,326  1903  393,7'S  71,212  ��� 3S.079  1904  549.70J  1905  653-^  174,298  3-<.3SO  3.070  3.25J  1.759  4.5*6  174.567  55 73'  1,300  19,494  802  47.405  650  7.455  150  l4.Su  56o  8.530  15.731  5.646  3.3.39  19,305  22,937  15,537  363  3.-56  4,747  37,96o  16,400  3.450  222  364  33  9.485  3."07  1,076  2,250  1,040  875  665  2,000  3V>  735  625  2,435  150  482  993  400  160  2,060  890  219  726  325  770  1-0  52  50  300  535  6S9  167  -iSS  73  20  40  60  750  829,808  S>��o.l5-  210,4.14  jo.-lji  90  St.  80  20  3.230  96,600  62.387  3.456  390,800  230,818  117,611  3*5  508,876  31*. 34��  148.two  ��,oo  690.419  401.9-11  16.V9I3  131-570  93'- '���'���������  1906  54.SJ1  Pa SI  Week  1.1 ��37  9.153      3.648  7.9-0  ; U-o  1,50��  POO  j.152  .,���,��  1,149  1,782  3'9  000  1 7.4 24  .\,t��-=.  5 ������������"���  7-1  ximimiHmMimimmmtmmwiim^SS'l W-'-^'-'-i-'iffi "  '���iy-'i-ii- -, ?Ji?  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Sat.  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  M  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  *3  34  *5  26  27  28  29,  30  3*  British Columbia was never in belter  financial condition than it is today,  and it happened under the first Conservative government that British Columbia ever had.    Stick a pin in there.  In another column will be found an  account of how Phoenix may possibly  have a third railway���if there is any  foundation for the rumor. When the  Great Northern extension to Phoenix  was built, no one had the least idea  that we would see another line here in  the next decade or two. But it seems  that capitalists have an eye on Phoenix, and will not overlook it.  There can be no doubt but that the  payment of that dividend of $405,000  by the Granby Co. last week, which  will doubtless be followed by others  this year, is the very best advertisement that the Boundary ever had. It  is a kind of demonstration that pleases  the people that put up the cash, and  that is what counts. We can stand  more of this kind ol advertising. Let  it come as soon as may be.  It is not a little amusing to watch  the tactics of the opposition at Victoria. Anything done by the government is,' according to their attitude,  perse, to be questioned and criticised  ���and they proceed to act along those  lines with all their might and main. It  is mighty little that they can find to  hang a just criticism on nowadays, but  they trot them out, just the same. It  is love's labor lost, for the most part.  Why is it that interest in local  boards of trade is so easily lost ?  Those best informed and who have  observed will tell us that such organizations have been of the greatest benefit to the places where they are located, and yet it requires persistence and  patience on the part of the faithful  few to keep up the interest. Here in  Phoenix we had a board of trade that  did not a little for this place. In  Greenwood it was the same way and  also in Grand Forks, speaking of the  Boundary. Yet today, with the possible exception of the latter, the organizations are in a slumbrous condition,  if not quite extinct. Perhaps they  need new blood, but at any rate they  need a Stirling up, and business men ]  should realize that such organizations 1  are well worth while and support them  in every reasonable and possible way.   '  Opinion    of    John    Stanton,  Granby Director.  "The shortest way to sum up the  causes that led to the high copper  metal prices prevailing during the past  year is to say that ihere was not enough  copper to go around," said John Stanton, the copper expert, in New York  last week. "There was no fictitious  advance of prices, and the gain recorded for the metal was based on its  demand, the producer necessarily securing the advantage of the scarcity of  the metal that resulted in i8J^ cent  copper. Producers in the ni.iin.iie  now sold out to the month of May, so  that^immediate orders can only be filled  at higher figures. In addition to these  strong factors there is no stored copper  supply waiting to be disposed of which  might tend to curb the present quotations. Several months ago I forecast  20 cent copper, and I see last week  two carload lots were sold al that fig-  ore for immediate delivery. Just  enough to vindicate my prophecy.  "The outlook for 1906 is very good.  Of course, ultimately the prices must  be expected to recede somewhat from  their present levels, but I doubt th tt  you will see ij}4 cent copper till  perhaps the very end of 1906. Prices  should easily hold their present levels  for months, and any extraordinary demand would, without any effort, result  in a still greater advance in the market quotation. The coming twelve  months promises to be the largest copper-consuming period ever witnessed  in this country, judging from the large  orders the manufacturers report having  in hand.  "It is interesting to'note that fifty  years ago, in 1855, the total copper  output of this country was represented  by a production of 6,300,000 pounds,  while the 1905 output will show ever  900,000,000 pounds for this country  alone, without counting the Mexican  and Canadian production of about  110,000,000 pounds, which is almost  all handled through the New York  market."  NEW MAYORS IN  BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Seattle Post-Inttlligencer printed the following item regarding the  alleged intention of building a new  ine of railway from Spokane to Phoenix. The chances are that the Post-  Intelligencer is somewhat mixed on  the proposition, although it is a fact  that Mr. Graves and associates have  formed the Inland Empire Railway  Company, with a capital of $20,000,-  009. Mr. White was formerly secretary of the Granby Co., but does not  now hold that position, Following is  the story in fu  A. L. White, secretary of the Granby Smelting Company, and C. Zimmerman, a consulting engineer of New  York, have been in Seattle for the past  three days after inakin.: a trip through  the Okanagan country and through the  territory between Spokane and Phoenix, B.C., in the interests ol the Inland Empire Railway Company, which  iroposes to build an electric line from  Spokane to Phoenix and also into the  Okanagan mining distiict.  The Inland Empire Railway Com  pany is a Spokane corpoiaiion recently  organizsd by capitalists of that city,  with a capital of $20,000,000. The  men behind the new company are interested in large projects 111 Spokane at  the present time, and it is proposed to  consolidate three separate corpotations,  now doing business in Spokane and  that immediate locality. The companies which it is proposed to consolidate  are the Spokane Traction Company,  the Spokane and Inland Ry. Company,  the Coeur d'Alene & Spokane Railway  Company and the Spokane Tennit.a!  Company, and the names that appeal  in the articles of incorporation are the  heavy stockholders of these four companies.  Jay P. Graves is at the head of the  new institution and it is announced by  the interests forming the new electric  railway company that the consolidation  of the four companies has been practically accomplished.  No definite plans for the proposed  electrical line from Spokane to Granby  have been announced, but it is known  ihat the project is being considered  and that Mr. Zimmerman is lo make a  report to Mr. Graves at Spokane on  his investigations within a short time.  Messrs. White and Zimmerman left  tor Spokane yesterday.  Church Services Tomorrow |  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7130 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7130 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. W'ellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every and and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  ;liction, 7:30 p.m. Father J.  Iledard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Church of England���Services, 1st  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that. 30 days  after (fate, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chirf Coiuiiuaeion'er of Land and Works  for 11 special license to cat and carry  nwtiviiniberfroni the following described  IuiuI'h, on the West Fork of the North  Fork of the Kettle river, about 66 miles  from Grand Forks:���marked "A. C.  Fraser, S.E. Corner Post," running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains north;  tlifiiee 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; conta-ining'640  acres.  Dated July 17th; 1905.  A. C. FRASER,  H; A. ALLES, Agent  0^��!*W^*!***��5^<)^*J<tf<#^Ml*#*^0  i:P.~Burns&Co.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CRF.EK, GREENWOOU,  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, H.  C.  .... Wholesale dud Detail Neat  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan Ci >, t  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland   1 rail. Cascade, ��  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix. 1  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. J  All orders receive prompt attention. ��  QP0&HH  PHOENIX    t  MARKE'I  it. c.  IS.  Pahst  BEER  After trying all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come back to the Old Reliable  ��� PABST.  Made in the Largest lire-very in the world-  its sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS  PURE.  Jas. McCreath,  Boundary Agent       -       -       '      Greenwood, B. C.  COPPER  The new edition of the COPPER  HANDBOOK lists and describes  3,311  of  the  world,  covering  oop-  the  J.'1  facte in tli  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby'given that,'30 days  after date, I interid'to applyto the'Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a tpecial license to cut and carry  awav timber from the following described  land'?, on West Fork of the North Fork of  the Kettle HvBr,xone rriite'eouth of A. C.  Fraser'a claim :���Commencing'mt'�� post  planted on'eoutheast corner, running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains south;  thence 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acres.  Located the 17th day of Julv, 1905.  R. R. GILPIN;  H. A. ALLES. Agent.  per mines and copper minine companies, in all  parts  globe, these descriptions ranging from two Much to 12 panes in length, accord initio  importance of the mines.    The descriptions are not padded, but give  most condensed and get-at-able form.  There are also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the History, Us<'s,  Terminology, Geography, Geologv, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  and Statinica of Copper.'rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia of the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It I* tho World's Stindird Reference Book on Copper  Every Miner, Prospector, InveBtor, Banker, and Broker needs the book.  Price  is |6,in Buckram binding with gilt top, or |7.50 in full   library   inorrocco,  and the  book-in either binding, will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any address in  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a week 01 re  ceipt and the charge  cancelled.    Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block. Houghton   Mich.. U. S. A.  Chief Magistrates Who Were  Recently Elected.  Cranbrook���G. T. Rogers.  Fernie���A. W. Bleasdell.  Greenwood���George R. Naden.  Grand Forks���Frank Hutton.  Kamloops���M. R. Gordon.  Kaslo���Chas. W. McAnn.  Kelowna���H. W. Raymer.  Maple Ridge���John Blaney, reeve.  Nanaimo���A. E. Planta.  Nelson���VV. G   Gillett  New Westminster���W. H. Keary.  Phoenix���George VV. Rumberger.  Revelstoke���J. McLeod.  Rossland���Peter R. McDonald.  Slocan���T. McNeish.  Trail���James H. Schofield.  Vancouver���C. W. Buscomb.  Vernon���H. G. Muller.  Victoria���A. J. Morley.  Night Trains Planned.  The proposition of putting on two  night trains on the Spokane Falls and  Northern is receiving ttie serious consideration of railroad officials. The  matter has been taken up with officers in St. Paul, but no decision has  been reached. The plan contemplates  trains leaving Spokane and the other  ends of the line in the evening and  arriving in the morning. It is the  opinion of the railroad officials ihat  night trains would be well patronized  between Spokane and Nelson, Rossland, Grand Forks and Republic. To  go to Spokane from Nelson, Rossiand  or other points on business requires  three days, two for the journey and the  layover in Spokane. If night trains  were installed the trip could be made  in two nights and a day.  New License Commissioners.  The following have been appointed  license commissioners by the provincial  government for the several license districts named:  Ainsworth���John D. Moore, Kaslo;  Hugh McPherson, Trout Lake; C. A.  Sutherland, Ferguson.  Ymir���J. A. Kelly, Nelson; J. G.  Dewar, Ymir ; H. Reams, Ymir.  Slocan���J. V. Purviance, Slocan;  John Williams, New Denver; W F.  Lawson, Sandon.  Greenwood���J. R. Jackson, Anaconda ; T. Hardy, Midway; James  Ke.ir, Greenwood.  Revelstoke���XV. R. Reid, Ariow-  head ; A. E. Kmcaid and A. Johnson,  Revelstoke.  The C.P. R.'ri Bankhead mine is  producing 500 tons of anthracite coal  a day.  The Crjw's Nest Pass Coal Co. last  week paid $124,000 for December  wages.  The Britannia smelter at Crofton is  turning out ten tons a day of blister  copper.  Yale and Kootenay mines made a  record shipment of 33,764 tons of ore  last week, over 25,000 tons being from  Boundary mines alone.  The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. paid  to the British Columbia government  during the year 1905, $57,978.85 as  royalty on coal and coke.  A careful revision of the mineral  output of British Columbia for 1905,  places the value at $21,400,000���a  clear gain of $1,400,000 over the previous year.  The new Blanchaid lead smelting  furnace, recently blown in at the Pilot  Bay smelter, is the first of its kind to  be used in British Columbia. It is  proving a success.  The Rossland Miner thinks the  Kootenays should produce $25,000,-  000 of mineral wealth this year or  more than last year's mineral production for the whole province.  D. C. Corbin, of the Spokane International railway, a branch of the C. P.  R., being built direct to Spokane, has  just completed the purchase of 17  square miles of coal lands in the  Crow's Nest Pass country for $roo,ooo.  The highest point touched by the  LeRoi shares during 1905 was 1 5-8  and the lowest 5-8. I'he shares at the  end of 1904 were quoted at 7-8, and  on December 29th, 1905, they closed  at 1 1-8, the gain tor the year being  thus 1-4.  The name of the new company  which will take over the Trail smelter,  Centre Star and War Eagle mines at  Rossland, and the St. Eugene mine at  Moyie, is the Canadian Consolidated  Mines, Ltd., with a capital of $5,000,-  000, and with headquarters at Toronto.  The company has just been incorporated.  The total amount of ore received at  the Trail smelter during the year 1905  was 227,000 tons. Ol this, 192,000  tons was from the mines of Rossland.  20,000 tons of copper ore was receivrd  from other sections, and 15,000 was  lead and dry ores. From the above  there was produced 82,000 ounces of  gold, 1,360,000 ounces of silver, 13,-  280,000 pounds of lead, and 4,520,000  pounds of copper.  The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company   is    considering   reorganization;  v:  There is ao Smoke to Equal  ���'Kurtz's Own"  Kurtz's'Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossems"  CIGARS.  Ualoa Alidc by  KURTZ'S   PIONEER  CIGAR FACTORY,  148 C��rdo��i St, W.,  VANCOUVER, - - B.  8:15 *.m  8:1s a.m.  8:15 a.m.  Ex.  Bun.  O rand ' Forks, 'Republic, Curlew, Marcus and' Ferry (Mid  way)   Northport, Rossland  Nelson _   Kaslo, Uaudon...  635 p.m.  ��35 p.m  6:��5 p.m.  Sx. Bun.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  a'-OAILY OVERLAND  TRAINS���2  From Spokane" for Winnipeg. St. P��UI,'  Minneapolis, St. Louis Chicaf* and all  | points east.  For complete Information, Tales, berth  | reservations, etc., call on or address,  M.M.'tiTBP��*N8,Aient. '"  Pnoenlx.  S. O. YBRKBS, A. G. P. A.,  1 Seattfe.  iiiliiiiiiiii7iiiiiiiiiiiii mi  O  <  LU  a.  x  m  >���  ea  OJ  <  LU  QQ  *T5  Z  o  z  =3  LU  =>  LL.  o  -C  a  u  ea  x  u  oa  Oi  m  >  o  Z  o  to  w  to  PQ  o  u  -PACIFIC'-AY.  WINTER  CARNIVAL  ROSSLAND  February 7 to 10  SINGLE FARE  ROUND TRIP  February   7th,    8th    and    9th  Good to return till February 12th  FULL PROGRAMME  CANADIAN  WINTER     SPORTS  Aiaual Ococral Meeting.  NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Phoenix General Hospital will be  held in the office of the Secretary, iu the Bank  block, Thursday, February isi, 1906, at eight (8)  6*clock'p.m., for the transaction of seneral'busU  ness and for the election of a Board of Trustees  for the ensuing year.  J. h  MAKTIN,  Sec.-Treas   Phoenix General Ho.ipitat.  For Programmes, rates and detailed  information, apply to  A. W. Haley, li. J. Coyi.k,  Agent, A.G.l'.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C.  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.   -  A pem.'il mark here  is n reminder that voi!r subscription to this pap r i*  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.        ��2^~  MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  KIRK, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Iv'dlllllllsHidIKU  for takliij; All'hlavlti,.  PHOENIX, li.  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. I'irst & Knob Hill Ave.  I'hoenix, li. (j.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  K c*n);ir connlliiiiicnlion 8 |i. m. Sec  oml Tliursdiiy of each mouth.  KmciKt-iit mec-thiKB tisciille<l:Miirouir  Hull, Mclliilt- lilnt'k.  I). li.MOKKTL! ,  Secretin V  K. H.  HOl'CIINk,  M.I'.,  W..M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOK l.ODCK NO.  Meets every  Momiiiy Kvellitii;   lit    lliuily    lui  V'iMtiliK  hrrthi-rn cortliatly invited.  CIihs. McCitgne, N. (I.  liKO. It. MHAli.   krc. wy.  Milieus Mnitln, I'tr. I'lii. fccc)  OREGON  Sho^tLiine  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   Via  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Trains  Daily.  Ktcumtdiip tickets to Kuropean  foreign countries.  loth  I.tritve.H  Daily  Spokane Time Schedulr.  KfiVclive Nov. 22 1903  An iv���*:  Daily  7.a^n.m.   VAST  MA If,���Tunnel   from  Oit-ur tl'Alcne clinlrict, I'mtui- .  iiiKlou  Garficlif �� ulfttx   Pullman,   * Moscow,   *Pomeroy,  W&itshii! j;,  Dayton. Walla  Walla, I'enrt clou, DaLcr City  . ami all points J'.ast  S 00  1:30 p. m. KXPKKSS���lJor VArniniffton  Garfield, Colfax, Piillmuii  Moscow,I.cwiston , Portland  San Piaii'.isco, linker City  and all points KAST.  KXPKKSS- Krom nil points  Knst, liakrr City, San Francisco, I'oi tlaml, Colfax, Garfield and Parmintftoii.. il.4oa.ui  ���KxceptSunday.  SMOKT UNK TO OAUFOUiNMA.  San KraiiciMo-i'oi tlaiul Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth docx,   Portland  al 6 p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, SauKran  cisco  at 10 a. in. every five days.  Por  further  in foi mutton   as  to rnten, tunc  traitiH. equipment, etc.. address  GKO. J. MOHXKK.Gencral AKent,  Riverside  Ave.. Spokane, Wnsh  Phoenix  Shoe  Shop.  All  Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  kink moots and shoes  made to order.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   A NO l'in>3  PECTORS'SHOES    A   SPECIALTY.  Shot'  on    Dominion  Avenue.  Average Prices ot Copper.  New V  ork���  Elcclrolj tic  1...  Lc.  Mouth.  lil.M  1905  1904  1905  Januarv. . .  .12 410  15 05  12.533  15 I2.H  KfcliruHry..  . 12.003  15.010  12 245  15.130  March....  .12.2118  15 20 -S  12 250  15 045  April   .12 1)22  11 918  13.120  i: OKI  May   . 12.758  14.027  13 000  14.820  June ....  12.2(19  14.073  12.399  14.812  .lulv   . i2 27!)  14,888  12 500  15.(05  August... .  . 12.342  15.7!)  12 408  15.73  ."���euteinber  .12.-11M  15 905  12.020  15.973  October . .  .12 1MM  10.38  13.117  10.44  November  .14.283  10.080  14.455  10.85  December .  .14.6(i0  ...   .  14,850  Year....  .12.820     12.990  wan r Kn.-.Mi;:; and wo.vi.n  with  commor.-.3-!'.oo! education, tlmt me nnd of  working for small wutcs, to qualify r.s s.-ilarlcil  ad writers or sliow-card writers throiiKh our  Instruction by mail. Prices low; terms ensy: no  books to buy. Send for circulnr. slatlni: where  you saw this ad nnd wliich position you want  IMTFKNATIONAL     COKRKSPONDCN'CIt    SCHOOL*.  Scrnnton. I��n.  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion  of Canada.  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of  ore  have   been   mined   and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000.    And   the   industry   is.  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles distant, but in front of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe tlie Pioneer can give you the  best, latestand most reliable news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary.  The  Pioneer  is  worth #10  per  payable to the  W. & WILLCOX, Manager.  year���but   it costs  ouly  $2,   if tlie   coin comes with the order.     Mane all orders  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  ���* * Phoenix, British Columbia 1!  m  *  T��  I  EASTERN  TOWNSHIP  Capital #3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices in Canada  Characteristic Courage.  The Phoenix  Pioneer, with characteristic courage, ruts issued a splendid  holiday number, being a description of  the   Boundary mining country, mines,  smelters and   towns.      Few communities   appreciate   tho  enormous   labor  involved in getting out such a booklet,  with the comparitively limited resources  of even a well appointed country office,  and fewer still show theii appreciation  by buying up the issue.     The Poneer  deserves credit indeed   for   the   handsome typographical work, which could  not be excelled in the offices of a large  city.      The   number   consists   of  72  pages, with   100 engravings, including  five maps, and is   printed   throughout  on   book   paper.      It gives a comprehensive review of  the mining industry  in   the lower country, and   should   be  valuable   for   reference  to all contemplating   settlement in   that  region.���  Kelowna Courier.  THE OBSERVATORY  Tnixoa Talkkd or at  HOUI AND EUIWUMB  The Most   Delightful  Way To Cross  The   Continent  ('..rough Suit Lake. City, lilenwood Spiinnn, l.eudville, l'ii��lil<>,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Daylight Ride Through Ndlure's Art Gallery  I'.iflHinir Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tuimi-HHei! Pas's,  Miirolial I'iihr mid Ihe Royal (ioi'tre.  f\ Fast Trains Daily Bet, Ogden and Denver ^  Equipment andervice  Second to   None  SEEK  NO  KUkTHKR,   FOR  BETTER  CANT   HE  r-'OUNI).  W  For Detailed Information, address  C. M.H UD15. General Au.snt.  124 Third Sln?��i..   PORTLAND. OliKGON  Gait Coal  Hay, Grain,  Made a till.  The holiday number of the Phoenix  Pioneer is to hand. This year the  form is changed to the standard size  of page adopted by most magazines,  as it is more convenient to handle.  The number contains 72 pages, with  about 100 engravings showing local  views and several maps of various  parts of the district. The matter,  historical and descriptive, is well written and very interesting. In fact, the  number contains just what people want  to know, and every time a publisher  can turn out a number which accomplishes that end, he has made a decided hit. It is a fine advertisement  for the Boundary.���Hedley Gazette.  delivered to any part of  the city.  Oats, Whkat, Kkei'i.ktc.  l^ir^e stock.  ���*&        Good D*y Wood. <&,  PALACE LI VERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  Knob Hill Ave.,        ��7.�����EEe"        Phoenix, B.  The Phoenix Pioneer, with its usual  enterprise, has published an edition  containing a review of the mining industry in the Boundary district in  1905. The book is an excellent .specimen of typographical art, while the  literary part is interesting and admirably portrays the progress of British  Columbia's mining and smelting centre.  \V. B. Willcox, publisher of the Pioneer,  is entitled to the undivided support of  the residents of the Boundary district,  for they will derive as much benefit, if  not more, than the publisher by the  advertising the district will receive  through his efforts.���Camborne Miner.  The holiday number of the Phoenix  Pioneer is always a welcome visitor  on every editor's desk. It is an edition  de luxe with its fine paper and exquisite letterpress. As a comprehensive  publication of Boundary mining it  could not well be surpassed. Its handy  form and artistic makeup create a favorable impression the moment it is  taken in hand.���Similkameen Star.  A Conservative love feast was held  last week in Victoria, and short  speeches were made by several members ofthe party. The following were  the remarks on that occasion for the  member from this riding :  The member for Grand Forks, Geo.  A. Fraser, stated that his constituency  contained the largest copper smelter,  of its kind, in the world���-the Granhy.  On the authority of Dr. Ledoux of  New York he stated that the problem  of reducing low grade ores had been  more satisfactorily solved at Grand  Forks than anywhere else on the continent, and he was proud of a constituency which had established such a  record. Phoenix, the largest mining  town in the district, was extremely  prosperous and he was glad to s-ay did  not contain a single Chinaman or lawyer. (Laughter). Whilst he did not  wish to give the government all the  credit for this happy state of affairs,  they at least had not done anything to  check its progress as had bten the  case with Liberal administration.  There are not many places tn British Columbia where one can traverse the  main street of the city, and at one and  the same time hear the rumbling of  ore from three big mines into the cars  of two great railways���but that is wha'  happens in Phoenix daily. On Dominion avenue one can hear the loading going on at the Granby, Brooklyn  and Stemwinder mines.  PROVINCIAL.  Tlie special holiday number of the  Phoenix Pioneer surpasses all the previous efforts of its proprietor. The  issue completely coveis the Boundary  section. The statistical matter cannot  fail to convince the outside world that  we possess the premier mining district  of the province. The illustrations are  numerous and well printed.���Grand  Porks Sun.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then  buy the.  .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work iu li eMmi-irsI  time with tho greatest, east- '��� I    p.'ial inn.  Write for f'atiilCtfl  PIONEER PUB.  CO., Agents.  Phocn.i,  B  C.  �������������������������������������������������������������������"��������������� <�������������> ��������<*���  Phoe  ^wood Stage Line  x  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. 111.]  X  Standard Time  -3.30 p. ill. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor. I  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  FvArvthiniT Naw"carriages   and   othi:r   rigs  Everytniflg new horses and saddm-*. skvi-r.m.  ^iii��iiMMiwliuwi��iiiw.Miiiwiir1[UN1)RIi:n COR1)S OK DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of ihe city-  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public-  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37  DOMINION  AVE., COR.  BANNER ST.,  The Editor's Lament.  liow'd you like to be the editor.  And in your sanctum roost;  And skim through old exchanges,  And write for Jones a boost;  And give Young Sport a calling down,  Old Skads a ripping up,  Describe Miss Dash's new silk gown,  And praise Bill Sykes's eup?  To take in three odd dollars  And pay out. sixteen more,  To scheme to make two dollars  Do the work of four.  To clip and paste  And sweat and swear,  And in your pants  Big holes to wear,  To cuss your luck  And write hot stuff,  Be slow to anger,  Quick to bluff.  Dun old subscribers,  Ne'er get blue,  Go chase up news  At 7:02?  I   think   it   is  just   lovely, and so, no  doubt, do you (?)���Ex.  Mean Temperature.  Following table shows average temperature for each month of 1905 at  Giand Forks and Phoenix, the former  being taken in ihe sun and the latter  111 the shade. Readings were taken  twice daily, at 2 a.m. and 2 p.m.  I'liiirtiix, II.C. Gnmil Forks, H.C.  l<t*:ultiiK> recoulcd Readings  recorded  at compicssur 1)1(1^ lit   smelter   power  Month,    on   north   slope of on   south   slope   of  nimntt'tisiu  shade mountains    in  the  of  "buil  ilillK.  15-S7  "�����  J7-7-J  4'>-7-l  55-2"  f'i-65  (>l-.\7  September.  S2.60  J4-S4  November .  J--M7  JS-o-1*  501.71  Aver, foryenr.  41 Si  sun.  MIOEN1X,  (J.  *3-"3  30.72  31-93  49-77  6��.97  86.9a  95<>5  93-"��  78.67  .13-97  29.00  16 42  641.16  53-43  " Forest and Mine."  " Forest and Mine" was the title of  a paper by Frederic Keffer, manager  of the Uriiish Columbia Copper Corn-  puny, Ltd., at the Canadian Forestry  Association meeting at Ottawa a few-  days ago. It was lead by the assistant superintendent of forestry. It is  said, among other things :  "There seems to be but one hope for  the forests, and that hope lies in an  intelligent supervision of the public  forest land of the country through a  permanent government department of  forestry, officered by men trained to  their work and familiar with methods  obtaining in European countries, particularly Germany, where forestry is  studied and practised. Miners and  projectors have no feeling for trees  and are frequently guilty of wanton  destruction."  R. A. Smith has been appointed  postmaster at Moyie.  The Victoria Golf Club will pay  $50,000 for its new links.  Twelfth annual poultry show was  held at Vancouver last week.  Vancouver expects to secure a branch  of the McGill school of mining.  Several towns in the Crow's Nest  Pass are to be connected by trolley.  Summerland, in the Okanagan, is  likely to be the location of a Baptist  college.  The B. C. Powder Co., Ltd., has  been incorporated with a capital of  $50,000.  J. D. McArthur, of Winnipeg, has  purchased the Moyie Lumber Co. and  vast timber limits.  Prince Arthur of Connaught, after  visiting Japan, is expected to arrive at  Victoria on March 28th.  Next Wednesday the Associated  Boards of Trade will meet in annual  convention at Cranbrook.  The C.P.R. is credited with the intention of electrifying its branches  around Vancouver this year.  Collier's Weekly says that Vancouver will hare a population of over a  million before many years.  Three births in Cranbrook last week.  As Old Man Simpson of the Herald  says, "Just watch Cranbrook grow."  In the hockey match between Rossland and Grand Forks on Saturday  night, Rossland won by a score of 6-3.  The grading of the 47 mile Nicola  branch of the C.P.R. is nearly completed and the rails have been laid for  about three miles.  Capt. Troup has anuounced the  name of the new C.P.R. vessel building at Esquimalt to be the Princess  Royal. This makes five coasters  bearing the name of Princess.  Miss Agnes Deans Cameron, recently dismissed from the public  schools of Victoria for alleged insubordination, stood at the head of the  poll at the recent election for school  trustees.  The fish and game clubs of Victoria  and Vancouver are making an effort to  introduce black game and capercailzie  into British Columbia, having already  been successful in acclimatizing pheasant and quail at the coast.  A pass through the Rocky mountains, the name of which has never  been mentioned in the public press in  connection with transcontinental rail  ways, is now being surveyed by the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway.  The Pacific Bank of Canada will  ask parliament to change its name to  the United Empire Bank of Canada,  to change its head office from Victoria,  B.C., to Toronto, and to increase its  capital stock from $2,000,000 to  $5,000,000, and to grant an extension  of time.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement!.  NOTICB.  "Dexter   Fractional,"   "Pilot   Fractional"   and  "Log Cabin Fractional" Mineral (Halms, sit-  uate in the Greenwood Mining Division ol  Yale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Halleti, agent  lor Thomas Roderick, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B8547S; James Marshall.Free Miner's Ccrli6-  cate No. 891550; Jaaica McNulty, Free Miner's  Certificate No   68547], and  Daniel  ilieanahsn,  Free Miner's Ceitlfic '  purpose  above claims.  cate No. 1185858, intend, slaty  ' '        ply to the Mln-  rovements,  tacrine  daya from the date hereof, to ap'ply to tl  ing Recorder for Certificates of Improvi  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Gran  And further take notice that ��ct'ou, under section 37, must b�� commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate tf ImproveoaenU.  Dated U.U and d., ^"-^ft^.  DOSMT NEGLECT A COLD  Neglected Golds Lead t�� ���otisnmption.  \ How Pretty Miss  Powell Was Restored to Health  by Pe-m-na.  Miss Lillian Powell, Aurora, Ind., -writes:  "Last spring J caught a severe cold from getting my feet wet and being  out In the rain, and In a day I had a most miserable cold, hot I neglected It,  thinking It would soon leave me. But It hung to me for two weeks, when  I felt something must be done, as my condition was serious.  ''/ had beard so much about Peruna and In its praise that I bought a bottle  and began taking It regularly. I was gratified to find that In a week the  cold and cough was broken up, and three weeks' treatment completely re'  stored my usual good health. "���Lillian Powell.  Hovv - Consumption Develops.  Nin��e��i����of consumption oat of ton  occur In this way:  ' A petaon catches cold. The cold is not  properly cured, and another cold Is  caught.  '���' fPhiir cold' la dilly-dallied with, either  by no treatment whatever or some treatment that Is'ineffectual, and the cold  eontihugs."  Then another cold is caught and a  cough'develops. Cough syrups are resorted-to,-but they give only temporary  relief.  By ahd by-the patient gets tired of  taking modicines and cough syrups and  gives ub in despair.  The cold continues to develop and the  cough grows worse.  Then the doctor is called in, only to  discover that the patient is in the first  stages of consumption.  It was just In this way that Miss  Powell, of Aurora, Ind., became sick.  She caught a cold, and not considering  it serious, neglected it, thinking as  many others dd; that it would "wear off."  However, it clung to her tenaciously,  and in two weeks she found her health  in a serious condition.  Fortunately, Peruna had been brought  to her notice, and ahe took a course of  this remedy before it was too late.  In a week the cough and cold wcro  broken, and a three weeks' treatment  completely restored her lo health.  This is what Peruna is doing all tlio  while. Not a day, and probably not-an  hour passes In which some one does not  have a similar experiences with Peruna.  Cure the Slllht Colds and Avoid  Consumption.  The first step toward consumption ia  a cold. The next step J.s a failure lo cure  it promptly. The third step is the development of catarrh, which gradually  becomes chronic. The fourth step, the  catarrh begins to spread from the head  to the throat, then to the bronchial  tubes, and finally in to the lungs. It ia  then consumption in the first stage.  At any time during the progress of catarrh, from the first onBet of the cold to  its final settlement in the lungs, Peruna  can be relied upon to stop' the' disease.  If you have taken a cold, buy Peruna  without delay. One bottle in the beginning will do more good-than a half  dozen bottles after the catarrh mam  fastened itself on the lungs.  Thousands of Testimonials.  ' We have on file thousands of testimonials from people who have been  cured of catarrh of the longs by Penma.  We ean give onr readeze only a alight  gllmptw of the Teat array of nnaolloited  endoraemeata we are reoeirlng every  month. No other phyaksiam in the world  has received sueh a volume of enthusiastic letters of thanks as Dr. Hartman  for Perona.  The minute a Mother lays  her hand on a "LECKIE  BOOT," she knows she has  struck her ideal of boys'  footwear.  .She would be perfectly  willing to pay more money  for them than for ordinary  Eastern-made boots, but  she doesn't have to.  The dealer who sells a  mother a pair of LECKIE  BOOTS for her boy, will  supply the whole family  with footwear, nine times  out   of ten  WHOLESALE BY  I. IKI (0. LTD.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  American Boy    Hen ll'ir   Black Tall    B.C. Copper   Canadian (told Fields   Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-dlv.)..  Center Star        J5  Crow's Nest Pass Coal   Denoro Mines..  askku  s  3  ...J10 J5  <X  BID  7  3  Domiuiou Copper   Fairview ���   Fisher Malileu   (Haul    Granby Consolldntetl   International Coal���   Jumbo   Morning Glory    Mountain I.ion   Montreal & Boston   North Star, (K. K.)   Payne   Quilp   Rambler-Cariboo      San Poil   Sullivan   St. Kugeue   Tom Thumb   War Eaxle Consolidated   Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White Bear _   ... 5��  3  3  a  ..$io 00  39  48  t  a  1  *9 73  36  3"  3  35  ��M  8  68  2  JJ  4  33  a��  7  65  1  22  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Rex," "J. A.T.," "Monte Cristo Fractional" and  "Toothpick Fractional"  Mineral Claims, alt-  nate in  the Greenwood  Mining Olvisiou ot  British Columbia. Where located:  "J-A.T."ln  FC.recnwood Camp aiul"Kex," "Monte Cristo  ractlonal" and "Toothpick Fractional" In  Greenwood Camp.  TAKK   NOTICK   that  I, J    L.   Martin. Vrrc  Miner's Certificate No. B9i,jo7, intend,sixty days j  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining He- ���  cordi r for Ccrtificiites of Improvements for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of ihe above  claims.  Am further take notice that actu 1, uudrr section 37, must be commenced bef~re .lie Issuance  oi such Certificate of Improvements.  ROSSLAND'S  NINTH  Winter Carnival  FEBRUARY 7, 8, 9, and 10  HOCKEY TOURNAMENT for the Championship of British Columbia,  and Gold Medals.  SKI   RACING  AND   JUMPjlNG   for   the Championship of Canada,  and Gold and Silver Medals and Silver Cup.  SNOWSHOE, TOBOGGAN   AND   SKATING   RACES   for   Championship Medals.  Opening with a Grand Skating  Masquerade, in   Rossland's  commodious  rink,   the   largest   sheet of ice in British Columbia, Alberta,  Saskatchewan or Manitoba, followed by an enjoyable   Smoking   Concert   under the  auspices of the Rossland  Aerie of Eagles.  REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILWAYS  J.  H.  H. P.  McCRANEY,  Secretary.  WATSON,  Chairman.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1S93.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home Tor students of both sexes tit moderate rates.  Has ft preparatory class for junior students, (loinu (jrade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all hi^h  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate CouiMe and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information ami terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bursar.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jar.  1st, 1906, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash Jio R. Hoirell  Caj-h $2$   J. H. Macaulay  Cash fs - A- V. Berry  Bookcase - A. K. II. Clark  Bed Linen, 4 dos Hospital Ladiea1 Aid  Cash I50 - K T. Bank  Cash $10 ; Jas. McCresth  Cash $js. Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot. '   "   "   '  Maple f   A. B. Horal  ..._���.-Syrup A Friend  Cientleniau'a Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Btnle  Old Linen Mrs. I. Crawfoid  1 B01 Books Mrs. B. A. W. Mod tea  Cash $10  - A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Holler Tubes  Cord Wood.... F. BuckUss  Dated Luis 17th day of "November, 1905.  J. I,. MARTIN.  IOB  PRINTING,  JOB  PRINTING,  (OB PRINTING.  vVe do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  PioitKKR Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix. B.C  St ��� a  ��� ��� ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Vjsjs^, The most perfectly appointed bea th  and Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a com-  plctesysteui of Baths���including Turkish an.l  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kiduey, Liver aud Stomach  Rilmeuts.  For liliniiuatiiiK all MetalllcPoisons from the  System  The grandeur ol the scenery la unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests,lakes,waterfalls,  soatiug, yachting, nshlug. shooting, excursU ns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurrasaed for  mildness. II^RRY McINTOSH,  Pioprieior,  Dissolution ol Partnership.  Notice is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore subsisting between  the undersigned, as livery stable keepers, under the (inn name of Mclntyre A  McDonald, at I'hoenix, B. C. has 'been  Ibis day dissolved by mutual consent.  The business will hereafter be carried  on bv Mnrdock Mclntvie, bv whom all  debts of (he old firm will be paid, and  to whom all outstanding accounts due  the old firm are to be paid.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, 6th Deceni-  oei, 10C5.  (Signed.) Ai.bx McDonald.  Witness: Mukdock McInt yrb.  Fkkd Bouchi*.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  He Leading Hotel ol the Kootenay.  Special  Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  ���"������\-vn-:$..  ���'y-^'i'M  i ;.' ��� ���-.. -..-J  m.  E  i  mi  Ml  ���:���;!���;.���',��� >Ji  77: ;,r mm  mm  W:m  ^.7,^!'MU- ���  - -mm  -v,,;'-->;f-if*,-  mm  ':-Z;vif^.i  "-������!���:������������'5-��'*51  igSfg7f;|f7'  SSvfc,;!J;|t7  llilllr  llgif  Snip.  '���V-ii-.Ji'r  iitr  AWl.''  ���'it:  ,*f.-;i.";.,t..  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  A Cup of Bovril  is a meal in itself  It is nourishment  and stimulant combined  and concentrated.  In winter it is  especially good, for  there's nothing which  furnishes so much nutriment in such a small  compass and in such  palatable form.  When you're tired or cold,  or both,  nothing equals a cup of hot  BOVRIL  Eight pounds of prime beef is concentrated in four ounces of BOVRIL.    i  Bovril is prepared only by  BOVBIL UH1TED, LONDON, ENG., and MONTREAL. CANADA  By special appointment 8  . ^  Purveyors to His Majesty King Edward VII.  Save Coupon over nack ot Bottle and dat Beautiful rrcmlum Picture.  181  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms,  Corner Kuol) Hill Ave., und First St.,  PHOENIX, H. C.  J. A  McMASTER  Proprietor.  I  #  Dominion     Hotel <j>  Old Ironsides Ave, -       - Phoenix, B, C 6  This is the largest hotel in   the  city  and V  has been improved and refitted, being well Y  - ' adapted for mining  and   travelling   men. A  ��� Bar   well stocked   with   choice   goods. p  . Dining Room  under personal   charge  of T  the proprietor, T  Telephone No. 77     : Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop. I  ���oo-o-o o-o-o-oooo-ooo  In and Around Phoenix  HRIKF  TOPICS  OK   LOCAL   AND  t'.KNERAI.  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.-  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  ����.��.��......  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND    UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  Ifootel Brooklyn  NtTW   FROM    CELL��.I*    TO    R03*  P-4T  SAMPLE   ROOMS   IN   THC  BOUNDARY  OPPOSITE    ORKAT     NORTH! RN  STATION  BATHROOMS    IN    OONNIOTION  JAMES MARSHALL. Proprietor  pboeniy, B.C.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Kent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Teiephoiie No!'28.      &     JTllOGIliX,   JD.O.  ieorae Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX,  B. C.  Sign. Writing on short notice.        :       Estimates promptly furnished.  Maple  Leaf  Rubbers  Best to Sell  Best to Buy  Best to  Wear  Styles to cover every need  from fine city wear to lumbermen's or miners' footwear.  They are all just as honest  as   the   emblem   signifies.  J. Leckie Co,, Ltd*  Vancouver :: B.C.  SELLING  AGENTS.  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.   ���  Trie old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Dr. Mathison, dentist,, at lus office,  Bank block, February loth to  1.4th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jew.ler  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, slay at Hotel Brooklyn.  The quartoIy muetinj- of the Methodist church was held Thursday evening.  For prescriptions put up as the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  I'hoenix had no tcpresentatives at  the Rossland bonspeil this week, but  some wont from Greenwood.  Wedding invitations and announcements promptjy executed in the kite.i  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Mr. Hannam, the dairyman, is prepared to supply the best, purest and  cleanest milk and cream to hotels and  private families.  Skating and curling have been all  shot to pieces this week by the soft  weather. It will soon be on again,  likely, however.  Four men have been kt.pt busy for  several days in putting on the metallic-  ceiling for the lodge room at the new  Miners' Union hall.  The C.P.R. is getting as bad as the  Great Northern in getting   its   passen  ger-trains late into   Phoeniv���thereby  spoiling a heretofore   good   record  this regard.  Subject for sermon at Methodist  chuich Sunday evening will be, :,Shall  our friends know us in Heaven?" Anthem by the choir, " The Bea itiful  Golden Gate."  The number of patients in the hospital is still being steadily reduced by-  convalescents being discharged, and  the nursing staff also has been reduced  in consequence..    .  A man nime Todd jumped from a  mine ore car to the rails in the Brooklyn mine Sunday and broke his ankle.  He is being cared for at the Phoenix  General Hospital.  Meetings of Phoenix Socialist League  will be resumed on Tuesday, January  30th, at new Miners' Union hall. A  full attendance of members is requested.���Webster Rogers, Secy. ;  Wednesday was the beginning of the  Chinese New Years, but it is needless  to say there was no celebration in  Phoenix. Instead, some of the Bobbie  Burns admirers celebrated the following day.  The Phoenix passenger service on  the Great Northern now brings up the  empties for the Oro- Denoro mine on  the incoming trip daily, and takes out  the loaded cars on the down trip in  the morning.  This week the weather has been  very soft, and the snow has been going  rapidly���something extremely unusual  for Phoenix at this time of year. Generally there are several weeks of fine,  clear weal her here at this season.  Putting in ice crops seems to be the  fashion nowadays. Murdock Mclntyre  is getting in a supply of Smelter lake  ice from Grand Forks, and P. Burns  and others are also in the same business of storing congealed aqua pura.  The St. Patrick's eve ball, to be  given by the Ladies' Aid of the Catholic church promises to be as much of a  success as those heretofore given by  this well known organization. It will  take olace at the new Miners' Union  hall.  Next week Thursday the annual  meeting of the Phoenix General Hospital will be held at the office of the  secretary, J. L. Martin, Bank block.  A full attendance cf those interested is  specially urged. Complete financial  reports of the institution for the past  year will be made.  If you have not yet secured that  copy of the Holiday Number ot the  Pioneer that you wished to send to a  friend, there is no time to lose. Notwithstanding the large edition printed  ���over twice the size of last year, the  orders have been coining in so fast,  th^t the number will soon be exhausted. Hundreds have been sent away  this week���as fast as they could be  bound up.  $500.00.  You can make $500.00, get a Business Education and still hold your job  where you are now working. Call on  Clayton and he will tell you how this  can be done.  Every man, young or old, no matter  what his position in life, should have a  Business Education.  A Business Education consists of a  good handwriting, a knowledge of the  common rules of Arithmetic as far as  percentage, Spelling, Letter Writing,  the use of Business Forms such as  Receipts, Bills, Notes, Checks, Drafts,  Bills of Sale, Contracts, Deeds, etc.,  and Bookkeeping.  Office at New Miners' Union Hall.  See Mr. Clayton's sample:, in store  windows.  International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  just  received  of  a   large  selection  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at Boyle's.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will beat his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from February  oth to  I2tli.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  Smith Curtis, of Rossland, was at  the Oro Denoro mine, Summit camp,  yesterday on a trip of inspection.  Clark & Binns have just received, a  large consignment of willow and reed  rockers, prices ranging from $5 to $14.  Before purchasing your winter's supply of fresh meats, it would be well to  consult with P. Burns & Co. for  prices.  The name of A. S. Hood appears in  last week's B. C. Gazette as notary  public for British Columbia. Mr.  Hood, who came to Phoenix last October on a visit, has decided to become a resident here and has purchased the brokerage and insurance  business of E. H. Mortimer. His  card appears in another column and  we bespeak for him, what he asks, a  fair share of public patronage.  Boundary Side Lights  co-  announce  ball for the evening of February  St. Valentine's day.  There is some talk of starting a  operative store in Grand Forks.  Greenwood Eagles  announce   their  annua'  14 th���  A smoker was recently given by the  Midway volunteer fire department,  which proved to be a great success.  Mayor Naden, of Greenwood, proposes to introduce a by-law to restrict  the number of licenses to 13, the pre  sent number.  Greenwood has received its city ambulance, which recenuy arrived at  Phoenix from St. Paul. It is the only-  place in the Boundary having such a  vehicle.  Dr. W. H. Dickson, of Grand Forks,  was married on the 17 th inst. at New  Westminster, to Miss Clara Isabel  Butler, of that city, Rev. T. XV. Tay  lor performing the ceremony. Dr. J.  A. Briggs, of New Westminster, is  looking after the practice of Dr. Dick  son in the latter's absence on his  honeymoon trip to Oregon and other  parts.  Matt Russick, the Austrian, who  was seriously injured in the glory hole  at the Mother Lode mine last week  Wednesday, died at the Sisters' hospital, Greenwood, on Sunday, the fun  era! being held Wednesday from the  Catholic church. He left a widow  and family in the old country, also  having some relatives on this side of  the water.  Grand Forks Aerie, F.O.E , installed the following officers at its meeting  last Monday night:. H. A. Sheads,  woithy past president; H. B. Cannon,  worthy president; James Riddle,worthy  vice-president; Leo Mader, secretary ;  P. A. Z. Pare, treasurer; John Gil-  mour, conductor; Alex Mackintosh,  inside guard; L. Harper, outside guard;  XV. B. Cochrane, Chas. B. Peterson,  trustees.  Hotels Are All Pilled.  A canvass ol the hotels in Phoenix  shows that, almost without exception,  they are filled to the roof every night,  and most of the time are turning  people away who happen to come  along Inte on one of the universally  delayed trains. Several of the hotel  proprietors wish they had another story  on their houses, being confident that  they could be used to the best advantage. Just now the travelling men are  beginning to show up again after the  holidays, but they find it takes some  engineering to secure accommodations  So far none have gone without beds,  but there is no telling what will happen  if matters continue in the present  fashion.  Masquerade sad Trades Carnival Ball.  A masquerade and trades carnival  ball will be given in the new Mmeis  Union dance hall on the evening ot  February 21st, and will he under the  auspices of the Phoenix Trades and  Labor Council. Each business firm  in the Boundary is invited to send one  or more persons in costume to repre  sent it. Suitable prizes for costumes  will be announced later. The proceeds  of the ball will be donated to the  Miners' Union for the purpose meeting  the numerous claims for sick benefits,  amounting to over $i,5����. "used by  the late epidemic of typhoid lever.  The Miners' Union having been  under a heavy financial strain, caused  by the building of the new opera house  and hall, is unable to meet these  claims promptly, and as the money is  in most cases urgently needed by the  beneficiaries, it is hoped that the public will he generous in its patrona  the coming ball.  .e of  Application lo Transfer  Liquor License.  Notice is heicby given that we intend  to npplv to the Uuiucl of Liwmfin* Commissioners of the Coiporation of tin-  Citv ol I'lmiMiix, at tho next meeting,  'the transfer of the license,  now held  fo  the  bv  us,   to  sell  liqiluia al. retail  on  premises known us Summit Hotel, I hoc-  nix, B.C., to Oxley it llartnian.  (Signed)  Maushai.liX Siikv.  Dated at Phoenix, li. C.  this  IMth day  of January, 1000.  Application for Transfer of  Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to npplv at the next meetine of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Phoenix, for the transfer ol  the licen.-e to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of the premises known as the  Cottage Hotel, now held by me, to  Percy Wilkinson. .  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 24th day  of .tanuarv. 190(3.  (Signed)  M. H. Rank.  Witness���W. Sammon.  START  190<5  RIGHT  BY    GETTING  YOUR  W-4*4-*-e**HHf4:4f4r4r4r4r4r4f*4**\6*+  I Church Services Tomorrow \  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p.' m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. U'clleslcy Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  lo all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  school, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  liction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Church of England���Services, 1st  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m.,  by Rev, J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  Account  Books,  Stationery,  etc.  FROM.  tl(b Dros. ? Smith  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix.  LARGE  AND  VARIED  STOCK  TO SELECT  FROM.  tominev i  DRY WOOD  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt   attention   to all   orders.  Telephone  B32.  PIPES!!  The finest Assortment of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  the Boundary Country, for Holiday Presents, to be found at  I  i   Ai. ALIHSTROM'S,  I   gjgf   CALL AND  Dominion Ave.  SEE I  A Few Specials  We  our  have _a_jew _Q<%��� andJEnds   left  over   from  XMAS STOCK which will.be sold at Greatly  Reduced  CALL  AND  JPrices.  LOOK THESE  OVER.  It may be  to  your  advantage, and  it is always a  pleasure  to us to  show Goods.  E. A. BLACK, tke Jewel  eweler 8  FIRST ST..  TIME TRIED.  D.  FIRE  TESTED.  Matheson  PHOENIX, ��   c.  Agent for the Strongest  Fire   Insurance  Companies in  the   World.  Royal Insurance Co.  Norwich Union.  National of Ireland  London &  Lancashire  Western  Assurance Co.  Uhion Assurance Co.  Queen Insurance Co.  Phoenix of Hartford.  Solicits    a   Share    of   Your    Business.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dinin  well . furnished  room.  Large,  rooms.  and  Phoenix, 8  ' Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having  PHOENIX   BEF.K.  Spring  Water Ice for Sale.       Bottled Draft Beer.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,  Proprietors  Office and Brewery,  Banner St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  i  I  0  0  I  i  e��sx5��S)����������������x3��^  Clothing!  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  1  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fell Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  B1RN1K HI.OCK.  KNOB HILL AVE.. PHOENIX.  ������V  A. S. HOOD,  Notary Public,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.  Bank Block, PHOENIX, B.C.  Rents and Accounts Colkrlril.  Special attention to Conveynncni;.  Mr. HockI intends to Rive tviiy  matter entrusted to him prompt  mul careful attention, and soliciu  a share of puli'ic fnror.  Tel. A54.  P.O.  Hox 33.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION AVK, PHOENIX, 15.0.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  t.i. No. 12. Fish,   Poultry and  Oysters.  THE  <r. Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yott VVant a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats   a large  assortment,  just   in,  of  those   new  nice   range ol  Men's  fall   blocks,   in   Black   and Brown, also a  straw and linen hats.  S Shoes Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  see them before purchasing.  Our [latent calf dress   shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Suits  A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The  iWm. Hunter Co. Limited.  V  fa  ��  *?��  r  Msl  SB  m  : m  :fi  i k'j

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