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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 29, 1910

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 ���3f*'  "���^^  Vi^SRy^^wMi^MauwMti^ fyi(f|i)CT_B|_i_M��i*f  li^_fe*_i^^  Set  n  c  It"  t  r  for  hi,  Tv   V  Vvrf  ftv-t  <.-��  ,-f j <  '���j   1  -1  1 <J  V If i  V J\  / ,Lee'��'��lve Library    ���  -op  AND   BOUNDARY   WuT��NG  JOURNAL.  l.h.VK.\'TH   Vk.xK.  PHOENIX. BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY. JANUARY 39,  1910  This month is acknowledged by all of us to be  the coldest one of the year, therefore, you should  be well clothed to protect yourself against the  severe cold weather.  I  3.00 Suit  2.00 (0 5.00  1.00 10 2.00  1.0010 1.75  2.00 to 3.00  2.00 10 1.00  i  i  ���WE HAVE JUST WHAT YOU WANT  Carss Macklnaws - - - $5.00 lo $7.50  Hewson underwear - -  Penman's underwear  -  Heavy Flannel Shirts -  Heavy Tweed Shirts - -  Heavy Homespun Pants -  Heavy Tweed Pants - -  Heavy All-Woo! sweaters 1.50 lo 2.50  Hnll-to-Flt sweaters - - 3.00 to 4.50  AH-WOOI SOX, FOUR PAIRS, ONE DOLLAR  Heavy Cloth Caps ----- .75 to 1.75  Lined Cloves and Mitts - - - .75 to 1.50  A complete line of German Sox, heavy Rubbers  and Overshoes.  We sell-the Celebrated Leckie Mining Boot  and Duck Back Water-Proof Oil.  SALE OF  SILVERWARE  Our big stock of Fancy Chinaware, including  many beautiful odd pieces  for the  table, all goes at  HALF-PRICE  U..l.'..Ul!lll.-g j ) 1  THE  MORRIN, THOMPSON & CO.  I  I  I  PROCEEDINGS TO BE  TAKEN FOR TAX SALE  Of the Delinquent Properties  : Within City Limits   1  Mayor D.; J. Matheson and Aldermen A. Almslrom, T. Biner, PVJ;  Cosgrove and C. A. Ross were present at Ihe regular meeting of the city  council on Wednesday evening.  The auditor's report for the city of  Phoenix, which appears elsewhere in  this, issue of the Pioneer, was presented and read, and on motion of  Aldermen Ross and Biner, the report  was accepted.  The delinquent tax list of the city  was given the consideration of the  council and it was decided to take  proceedings for the .holding of a tax  sale. It was moved by Alderman  Cosgrove and seconded by Alderman  Ross, that the collector mail to the  last known address of every person assessed on the city's tax roll, whose  taxes have become delinquent, and  that interest at the rate of eight per  cent per annum will be added until  paid or recovered; and if said taxes are  not paid within three months from  date of said notice the lands of said  person will be-liable for sale, and that  no further notice will be given, except  by publication in the British Columbia Gazette and the Phoenix Pioneer,  as provided by the municipal clauses'  act.  John Mclnnes addressed the council requesting a donation towards the  public library. The matter was dib-  cusse-l ani laid over till the next meet,  ing of the council.  The chief of police was permitted to  rent rooms in the Rumoerger block at  his own expense, and the city will supply him with a telephone. .  The clerk was instructed to write D.  Whiteside for advice as to who is liable  for the costs in the Cosgrove appeal  case.  The following accounts were passed:  McElroy Bros    $15 06  T. R. Moirison      1 o 00  British Columbia Gazette. ...     2 50  Wm. Delehay         2 00  V. M. Sherbino   5000  James Bryson   ...     1025  Phoenix Pioneer    14 20  Boundary Mining Notes  Phoealx-Qraad Forks Hockey  We herewith quote a sample of the  dope the Graifd-'Forks "Gazette dishes  up to its readers. That the whole  article is a malicious slander on Phoenix every one of the 500 spectators  who saw the game can testify. That  the Grand Forks teim delivered the  "rough house" goods'is" evidenced by  the fact that one Phoenix player is  now in the hospital and three others  were under medical attendance as a  result of the game. Hockey is no  ga'me for babies���and such a woeful  whine from a team that starts "rough  house" tactics indicates the calibre of  the Gazeite's pets The Gazette's  jealous concoction follows:  " That our local boys did not win  was due to their playing seven men  against eight, the said eight including the Phoenix referee. The main  features of the game were the rough  s'.ufl- handed out by the Phoenix players arid the total inability of the Phoenix referee to handle a hockey match.  As a result of this every one of the  Grand,Forks players was more or less  used up with, injuries for which not a  single punishment was meted out.  This tendency for roughhouse play as  exhibited by the Phoenix team on  Wednesday has done more to injure  hockey than appears on the suiface,  and fair minded people refuse to witness another such ixhibition as war  dealt out on Wednesday last. Suffice  it to say. that so far is Grand forks  team is concerned,'Mr. Cook has te  fereed his last game, and there is no  doubt that he will be permitted to  retire." ���          Columbia Qrafapbone  E. A. Black has been making a particularly attractive display of the Columbia grafaphone and records. Mr.  Black has had a good run of these  machines this season, and included one  of the largest on the market. The  Columbia grafaphone have about attained perfection in the reproduction  of the human voice and the records  manufactured in connection with rhe  machine are of the best. Next week  Mr. Black will have a Columbia gra-  fonola on exhibition ; this machine received the highest award at the A.-Y.-  P. exposition for voice and instrumental reproduction.  Slull? Company Coming  The Stuttz Theatre company, headed  by J. G. and Aggie Marion Stuttz,  open an engagement in the Phoenix  opera house next Monday evening. J  G. Stuttz has been touring this part of  the country for over a quarter of a  century and is always able to return  and get a good audience. Next Monday evening the company will present  "Was She to Blame," and on Tuesday  night the attraction will be "The Celebrated Case," or the "Battle of Fon-  tenoy."  W. B Willcox, formerly editor of  the Phoenix Pioneer, is now connected with the Franklin Press job  printing office in Spokane.  ���'���' Preparations are being made for the  installation of steam-operated drills at  the Argd tunnel.   777  ; H. V. Fuller is ^making arrangements to resume operations on the  Bay mine, in Skylark*camp.  Shipments from the Snowshoe mine  were interrupted this .week by- repairs  being made to the hoist and are consequently only about half, the usual  tonnage.  ��� 7  Superintendent Duncan Mcintosh  has resumed operations on the big  Greenwood-Phoenix bore, eight miners,  nine muckers, two ^compressor men  and two steel sharpeners being employed. With the'new compressor  plant operating the management expects to drive about 12 feet per day.  The Engineering and Mining Journal states in its review ofthe trading  in mining stocks on, the Naw York  Curb during 1909, that there were  sold on the Curb 233,956 shares of  the British. Columbia Copper Company .Ltd.'s $5 stock. The price on  the first trading day of the year was  $8.50, the highest reached was $9 and  the lowest $5.87^, while the price oh  the last trading day of the year was  $8.12%. -;  H. B. Walkem of,Vancouver, consulting engineer in j charge of the  Canadian Pacific's new branch ;line  being built irom Phoenix to Wellington  camp mines arrived .in t'ie city on  Thursday, accompanied by Contractor  W. P. Tierney of Nelson. The continuing of the railway, to the British  Columbia Coppei.'s Lone/Star mine in  Washington is how under consideration, and an '-.announcement will be  made in a few days.  '7'  New York Copper  Curb:    British  Columbia shaded off slightly and closed  at &}i  bid,   8^   asked,   following; a  definite   report  that   negotiations  for  control  of this property  by  Granby  interests had proved 'a -failure. -This  proposition'is big enough to  make a  big stir in the copper world as an independent entity  and' should command  much higher   prices in   the  resilient  market for copper shares which we are  convinced will  prevail during the closing weeks of January ' and for months  to come. , "  ._���     ..   ,    ...** 1 ���  In the supreme court at Vancouver,  the application of J. D. Sperice and  John Seward to have the liquidator of  the Dominion Copper company discharged 'was set aside. Permission  was granted the, liquidator, to call a  meeting ofthe creditors of the company, the date of" which shall be announced in New York, Toronto and  Phoenix newspapers. The application  of the liquidator to be allowed to take  action in the supreme court of New  York against the directors of the Dominion Copper company was held over  in order to allow the defendants to  procure additional affidavits.  PHOENIX HOCKEYISTS  DEFEAT GREENWOOD  Exciting Game at Greenwood  on Monday Evening  The Phoenix hockey team strayed  into the puckyard at Greenwood last  Monday evening and scored a victor)  of two goals to one over the team ol  that city. Although the ice was ver>  soft both teams played excellent ho�� key  and the large number of spectators  present from Grand Forks, Phoenix  and Greenwood saw one of the best  games in the Boundary this season.  The game throughout was excep  tionally free from rough play, and such  exhibitions not only tend to raise the  standard of hockey, but go a long way  in stimulating general enthusiasm in  the game in the Boundary. Visitors  from Grand Forks were able to witness  the fact that the Phoenix team plays a  gentlemen's game when playing with  gentlemen. Bert Lang was referee  and won the esteem of both teams by  his impartial decisions.  In the first half each team scored  one goal; but in the second half the  home team failed to locate the net  while Phoenix added another goal to  its score,  follows:  Phoenix  McQuerrie  Sims  McKelvey  Clark  Clothier  McQueen  Neill  Legislative /w x  No. 10  Boundary Side Lights  The  teams lined  up  as  Greenwood  Watson  ' Russell  McDonald  Bloomfield  ���...-....   Cerf  Cameron.  Rochon  goal  point  coverpoint  rover  centre  right wing  left wing  dame Next Wednesday  On Wednesday of next week the  above two teams will try conclusions  on Phoenix ice. As each of these  teams has already defeated the other  on their opponents' ice this season, it  is recognized that they are pretty  evenly matched and a good game on  Feb. 2nd is looked for.  The standing of the three teams in  the Boundary league to date is as  follows:  Greenwood won 2   ... lost 1  Phoenix "    2    "2  Grand Forks "    1    "2  Grand Forks Ladies of the Maccabees will give an at-home on Feb 2nd.  Gateway lodge, No. 45, I. O. O. F.,  will give an at home in Grand Forks  on  Feb. 3rd.  H. Nicholson, justice of the peace  and mining recorder, is opening an  office at Rock Creek.  Greenwood defeated Mother Lode  4 goals to 2 in an intermediate hockey  ���match a few days ago.   7 -7 7  An addition has been built to Greenwood skating rink for the accommodation of spectators at hockey matches.  A health officer has been appointed  in Grand Forks to examine monthly  all pupils attending school in that  city.  Owing to mildness of weather, the  Nelson bonspiel, which was to have  been held this week, has been postponed. -������'  Fruit trees in the West Fork valley  are wintering well, and, the younger  trees  should make-substantial growth  next summer.  . .....  . Miss  Mabel  Henderson  of  REORGANIZATION OK  FIRE DEPARTMENT  Officers Are Elected���Arrangements Made for Smokers  There was a good attendance at the  reorganization meeting oi the Phoenix  Volunteer Fire Department and considerable enthusiasm  was manifested.  The following officers were elected  to act under Chief Hartley: President,  D. Oxley; vice-presidents, W. X. Per  kins, and T. A.' Love; lower town  captain; W. X. Perkins; upper town  captain, V. M. Sherbino; secretary-  treasurer, H. Hartley.  .Steps were taken to inaugurate  periodical smokers and social evenings  in connection with the fire department.  John Mclvor', W. X. Perkins, H.  Hartley and H. F. Libby were ap-  potnted a committee yon arrangements.  The gymnasium also promises to be  popular and provision has been made  for regular practices, Robert Forshaw  being appointed athletic instructor.  The "gym" is suitably equipped and  all interested in the fire department  are cordially invited lo the club room.  I The roll is  still open for new mem-    bers.  Forks has Deen engaged as teacher  of the new public school being opened  at Myncaster.   ,  Manager A. B. W. Hodges of the  Granby company has donated a trophy  to the Grand Forks Curling club for  local competition. 7.  Married:���In Phoenix, on Wednesday, Jan. 26th, by the Rev. R.W.  Hibberr, Bernard C.VV. Wilson to  Miss Bessie May Belle Hall,.  J. S. Jbst, the athletic pier of the  Boundary, was given a'farewell dance  by the Bachelor Girls' club of Grand  Forks in that city last Saturday evening.  F. W; McLaine, E. G. Warren and  J. D. Spence are representatives from  Greenwood to the meeting of the Associated Boards of Trade at Nelson.  Provincial Pirliameat  The first session of the twelfth parliament of British Columbia opened  with due pomp and ceremony on  Thursday of last week, the new lieutenant governor, Hon. T. W. Paterson,  officiating for the first time in reading  the speech from the throne. Hon D.  M. Eberts was elected speaker. The  member for Grand Forks, Ernest Miller, distinguished himself in a brilliant  maiden speech, as mover of the address in reply to the speech from the  throne, F. J. McKenzie being seconder.  When the legislature opened there were  38 Conservatives, two Liberals and two  Socialists. As a result of friction between the two Liberals���Jardine of  Esquimalt and Brewster  of  Skeena���  MINERAL ACT CHANGES  Department ol Mlaei Qivea Notice ol Alter*,  lioi ia the Regulations  The department of mines is sending  out to all interested persons a notice  directing attention to the following  amendment to the Mineral Act, which  comes into force on April 1st: "The  owner or agent of the owner of "a  mineral claim for which the mining  recorder's certificate, under form 1 of  the schedule of this act, has been  granted, shall within three months  from the date of such certificate, make  application to the gold commissioner  for a certificate of improvement, and  in default of such application being  made within such time, such mining  recorder's certificate under form 1 shall  lapse and become absolutely void."  Walcb the  Boundary Grow  Born���In Phoenix, on Wednesday,  Jan. 26, to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Williams, a son.  Born���In Grand Forks, on Jan. 19,  to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Teabo,  a  son.  Born���In Grand Forks, on Jan, 19,  to Mr. and Mrs. J. Allen, a daughter.  Born���In Greenwood, on Jan. 22,  to Mr. and Mrs. L. Putzell, a son.  Born���Tn Grand Forks, on Jan. 25,  to Rev. T. G. and Mrs. McLeod, a  daughter.  B|oer-Krcldcr  A pleasing event took place at  Qlympia, Wash., op Tuesday, Jan.  18th, when Albert Biner, the genial  manager of the Phoenix Brewing com  pany, was married to Miss May Carol  Kreider, daughter of J. L. Kreider.  After a short visit to coast cities, Mr  and Mrs. Biner arrived in Phoenix  Tuesday evening and are receiving the  congratulations of their friends.  Welterweight Champion Returns  William Biner, who recently distinguished himself as champion welterweight boxer of British Columbia  under colors of the Vancouver athletic  association, returned fyome on Monday,  after a sojourn of some months in  Vancouver, and speaks highly of the  association on the coast. Gus Biner,  who had also been at the coast, returned with him.  BrttUta Election  ���  London, Jan. 26.���The combined  strength of the liberal, labor and nationalist-coalition has .reached 345 tonight or more than half the number of  members of the house of commons. A  unionist government, therefore, is out  of the question  and  the  only point  still undecided'is the exact strength of  the coalition   majority.    But as an in  dependent  majority is  equally out of  the question, only a  short  life can be  predicted   for. the   incoming  government, and as a matter of fact, both the  liberal  and   the  unionist   parties   are  looking away  from  the present struggle in  to the not distant future when  the conflict at the polling booths will  be  renewed.    The    strength   of   the  parties follows:  Unionists. 255 gains  Liberals   233 gains  Labor   38 gains  Nationalists    74 gains  Mr.' Jardine has  joined the Socialists  A chapter ofthe Royal Arch Masons land leaves Mr Brewster the lone Lib-  has been instituted in Grand Forks. I eral representative.  Its initial officers are Geo. D. Clark, 1    principal   Z,     and   D.     M.   Stirton.J  scribe E.  ir6  21  2  "Ctp" Smith Among the Cactuses  G. R. Smith, the Isaac Walton of  the Boundary, who left Phoenix fcr  the south early in December, writes  the Pioneer under date of Jan. 23rd,  that he is now located at Lowell, Arizona. "Cap" says there is no curling  in Arizona, which is the home of the  cactus, with 67 varieties. At time of  writing he was sitting on a veranda  with his coat off, enjoying the evening  zephyrs, which were a pleasing change  from the winter breezes at Phoenix.  When summer comes, however, he  expects he will be wishing himself  back in the old town in the Boundary.  He also says he is enjoying health and  has gained eight pounds.  A PROFIT-SHARING  SCHEME FOR MINERS  B.C. Copper Has Plans Under  Consideration  W. L. Mackenzie King, minister of  labor, has appointed a board of investigation and conciliation in con  nection with the dispute between the  British Columbia Copper company and  its employees. J. H. Senkler, barrister  of Vancouver, is chairman; J. A.  Mara of Victoria will represent the  company and John Mclnnes of Phoenix will represent the employees.  The British Columbia Copper management is now considering a plan,  which, if carried out successfully,  should tend to do away with the probability of strikes of its employees. It  is a profit-sharing scheme and two  plans are suggested, either or both of  which may be adopted. One is that  the employees shall have the right to  subscribe at par for a certain amount  of the treasury stock, and the other is  that a sc^le of wages be put into force  which shall be adjustable lo the price  of copper.  The company will hold its annual  meeting in West Virginia next month  at which time it is expected there will  be some changes made in the board  of directors.  Grand Forks and Greenwood inter  mediate hockey teams had a contest  on the former's ice   on Friday of last  week, the/-home team; wirraing *tay7��  score of 4 goals to 1. >  J R. V. Dunlop, formerly account  ant for the Dominion Copper at Phoenix, and recently with the C. P. R. at  Greenwood, is moving to Vancouver  to take a position with a trust company. ������������������  Owing to mild weather there was no  skating in the Phoenix rink��~from Saturday till Thursday. On Saturday  the temperature rose to 68 in the  shade, rain fell continuously on Sun  day, and wheels were in evidence on |  the streets on Monday.  "If any citizens of Phoenix saw a  hockey match in that city on Wednesday (19th), they saw more than the  excursionists from this city did-"���  Grand Forks Gazette. The Gazette  is evidentally of the opinion that the  team from the Gateway city doesn't  play hockey.  The twelfth annual convention" of  District Association, No. 6, Western  Federation of Miners took place last  week at Trail. Geo. Heatherington of  Greenwood was elected president;  Charles Bunting of Nelson, vice president; A. Shilland of Sandon, secretary.  J. Mclnnis, J. Thompson and D. Ty-  soe were delegates from Phoenix union.  Plthcr-Lelscr Larlltg  The sensations of the week in curling were the defeats of the rinks  skipped by G. L McNichol and R. J.  Gardner. McNichol defeated Gard-  -ssr--in-a--cleae- game, while Hunter's .  rink put it ove' the McNichol quartette in a similar contest. Following  is the standing of the teams to date:  Won.    Lost.  McNichol           7  Gardner ���     5  Marshall        6  Strutzel        3  Smith       3  Hunter              2  Campbell           2  Birnie ..... ..........      2 -  Sherbino..........        1  Brown         1  1  1  3  5  3  4  4  5  3  6  Pythian Sisters Install Officers  The semi-annual intallation of officers of the local lodge of Pythian  Sisters took place on Thursday evening, Mrs. J. Marshall, D.P.C., officiating. The new officers arc as follows:  P.C., Mrs. W. A. Pickard; E.S., Mrs.  James Bateman; E.J., Mrs. Harry  Reid; Manager, Mrs. Albin Almstrom;  M. of R. C, Mis. A. D. McKenzie;  M. of F., Mrs. George Elkins; Protector, Mrs. J. E. Thompson; G. of  O.T., Mrs J. A. Hartley. A social  evening with dancing and refreshments  followed the installation ceremonies.  rL'i'HS_SSaS_HS_i_i_i__SHS25ES_^HSHS_J__^^  Jan 29, 'to  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor   1900, 1901  11903,1904,  1905.  1906. 1907, 1908 and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Mink. 19a]       1903  ] Granby Mines... 309,858 393.7111  1 Snowshoe ...    30,800   71,319  I Phoenix Amal._      I B. C. Copper Co.  MotherLode��� UI.JJ6 138,079  B C. Mine     14.80    19.365  Kmma      8,530  Oro Denoro   j 3onule Belle   I Dom Cop. Co....  Br'lclyn-Stem...      Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunset _       7.45S    IJ.731  Mountn Rose  Atheists 11   Morrison   ] R. Bell   J Senator   I Brey Pogle   No. 37   I Reliance   j Sulphur King���  Winnipeg .���.  J Golden Crown...  I King Solomon..  1904 1005 1906  549.703 653,889 801.404   ���      8,436  1907 1908       1909 1910  613.537  loaS.747 1,067.983 104.459  135.����'       48,026      170,360     13,880               345  '903.  Week I  is.937 [  1.870!  ISO  560  ���,937  15.537  5.64*  J.339  174.398 I47.S76 105.900   -     ���  .   I.48S  9.48s  3,007  37.9O0  16,400  11 S04  J. 177  208,331  1.713  18.374  14,481  32l.&;9     350,433   38,283     9 4c8|  66,630        8,953        S70  J'.35��    55.73'  3��J  J.070  3.350  3.450  323  J&4  33  85     ��.435  785  635  3ig Copper   I No. 7 Mine.-   j City of Paris   , Jewel   I Riverside   lCarml   Sally   I Ksmbler _.  I Butcher Boy....  Duncan   I Providence   I Btkhorn._   ��Strathmoie ......  I Gotden Hagle...  I Preston   I Prince Henry....  i Skylark   1 Last Chance   I K. P. 0. Mine...  (Bay   iMaWs -   1 Don Pedro   I Crescent   ] Bruce   I Republic ....  I Miscellaneous..  483  3,060  "���"��0  79  35,108  3.056  4.747  1.833  33  150  ...30  MS  140.685  3.960  36,033  48.390  J.S55  43.*)S  13,353  ��4.'73  3I.370  3>.��S8  649  5.7S0  10,740  3,802  S30  120  5��6  219  993  4CO  167  726  3^5  SO  S=>S  00  75��  ���jo  689  73  20.  500   3��  106  76  .1  I 140  15  589  90  "65  40  700  20  toS  146     10  <o  ��  39a  S3  Total, tons  508,876 690,419 8��9.Poa .133,62s 1.161.537 1.148.237 1.487.480 1.598,715 I56.612 37.305 jjl  luraubyOor.   3'1,340 401,931   252,596 6S7.934 858,879   637,626   1037.544 1.042.837   98.9^5 2S.685,  I B C.CopperCo.    148,600   163,913   310,40.4  510830123,740   141.95>     364,85o   311.370    38.618 10,050  I D.im. Cop. Co     133,570     30.93��   81,059 2!8,8ll    153-439       2i.66t>       ���_.....__  'jiTolalreduced..     460,940 697404 837,66' 9&1.S77 1,172.4301,133.0171,359.060 .148,439       H  V,'ff  W PHOENIX PIONEER, PH^  M | V      f)   f  f��'u  ALL OVER THE WORLD  thousands   ol    housewives  use Sunlight Soap In preference to any other, because  It cleanses the clothes more '  thoroughly, and at half the  cost   without   Injury  to"  hands or fabric 'Follow  "directions.  f   AL  THc Phoenix, Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  ,     IMDaS OH ���4TDBOATS ��V TIB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  '"at raoKxrz, B. C  iwu._..i..- i Badncw office No. 14.  IS.  . ,  ,   ,. ���Ull'llf Hum III ADVAUCB.  avVT TWliMHmmw��m��H��M����mnMnnm��HimniiiniiiylilO  ���le _oatk��....i.~ _. ���...'...-..�� 1.is  Talk* Doited Mateg. per Tear���.....���~....__ 1.50  T. ALFRED LOVE. Manuoih.  1 <UN|6nYw)L ABEL >  t Saturday/ January. 29, ,1910  K��JY*  lV���l~  u   ���"���.'.ft";  SU   -,    V!iU.7  %St%     ll-ri^SF-'  sKsss ����� e.l i-  mmis > ���  " fr - *  ;*- ,-  &�����".  _&*?'  ' The Porcupine Lake district,''in  Northern' Ontario, .which is being  flaunted as the coming goldfield of the  continent, is, now receiving the attention'of eastern journals, and the Department of Mines has > issued a warning to the investing public. It is not  that the.mineralization of that region  is incredulous. The evidence of ore  bodies is too well attested' to be de-  -' ' nied, but whether the ore is of merchantable or smeltable quality,, whether  . it is a mere surface enrichment or per-  sists at depth, are questions > for which  - there are at present no authentic an-  , ,- swers. Even if the answer were in  -���'   ' the affirmative,' there would still exist  Jn the vicinity .plenty of" barren rock  fpr^,,the)Soperation, of  the wildcatter,  ,, /_. JTbere iare i'too many peoyle, ready to  '1 *w - ���>. >    ff��,'.   ;.'j'.S\'        .��.'''      '    ��  '������1.1  ��rush 'to the ^'conclusion 'that because a  .-'--, rich We1 deposit'occurs^ in one paaticu-  ���''"Mar'place'.the '.whole region.must be  similarly mineralized.    It is a delusion  ��� that has,; led j to more foolish investments than almost any other.  The Monetary Times, in a Jengtby  article, refers scathingly to the class of  ���engineers who,- if <sufficiently paid, are  ready to, lend their name to any kind  pf a report on a prospect to be used for  - prospectus purposes, and regards the  letters   "M.  E." trailing   after   their  1 names as signifying simply "Mining  Enthusiast.!'   The .Times   continues:  ' ''.It would, be refreshing if : the, reputable mining engineer were allowed, to  - play his proper role in the development, if such there is to be, of the  Porcupine gold district of Ontario. If  his opinion were solicited and given it  would be the best and most convinc1  Jng strangulation of the'wildcat company .promoter.' The reason his advice ' is not 'often seen in print is be-  cause.he too frequently tells the truth,  The unprincipled stock seller has no  * iwe^for^a,professional report- which  does not smack of the bonanza vocab-  ' iilary.',, The legitimate mining engineer makes his report fit the mire.  The. gambling fraternity desire the  mine to be brought up to the standard  - of a,highfaluting report."  \ " '  :jr A  proposal is before   the Unittd  States Congress looking to preparations for * a fitting celebration of tl e  fiftieth anniversary of Lincoln's pro-  > clamation emancipating the negroes of  the South. This anniversary will  come in 1913 and it is proposed to  mark the event by an exposition to be  held in Savannah illustrating the advance of the negro, educationally, in  dustrially and otherwise.  of the  Wonderful  Fer lllty  wsstorn Pr.vlnoos  Sir Wilfrid Lnurier, premier, spoke  before the National Club, at Toronto,  on January 7th, and among other  things had the following to say of the  North westrn portion of the Dominion  of Canada:  "For a long time, for many years,  for generations, it .has been supposed  that the navigable part of Canada' was  confined to the River St., Lawrence  and the Great Lakes. It Was known  in those days "that there existed be  yond the "Lake of the Woods and east  of the Rocky mountains a vast stretch  of rolling plain, which were then  roamed over by herds of wild animals.  But the opinion prevailed that while  our soil might be good for agriculture,  yet because of our climate wheat and  cereals would not mature. I could  quote to you from a pamphlet published more than forty jears ago by  the eminent Tache, who from the  most early times had been one of the  foremost men of his nation, in which  he asserted that the valley of the Red  River and the valley of the Saskatch  there are 100,000,000 bushels of  wheat waiting for exportation.  "When Sir John A. Macdonald introduced legislation for the acquisition  of the territory from the Hudson Bay  company, although he had behind him  the strong support of George Brown,  there were many shakings of the head  and many thoughts that he" was purchasing a wild elephant. If,ever a  policy has been justified by events it is  that policy. It has contributed largely  to make Canada what it is today���the  pride of the world and of the British  Empire. It was even said of parts of  Alberta and Saskatchewan  that  there  PROVINCIAL.  Fernie wants a land  registry  office.  Rowland's death rate last year was  7 per 1000.  Palmists are charged a $50 license  fee at Fernie.  W. S. Stanley has resigned from the  editorial chair of District Ledger at  Fernie.  Half a million dollars will be expended in rebuilding and enlarging the  Hotel Vancouver.  The annual Local Option convention of British Columbia will   be  held  in Victoria on Feb. 10.  1  A miner was fined $ 1 o at Fernie for  deliberately breaking his safety lamp  while at work in a coal mine.  P. A O'Farrell, the known and able  journalist, ahd his accomplished wife,  of New York, are on a trip through the  Kootenays.  The provincial government has appointed a commission to investigate  the whole question of insurancethrough-  out British Columbia.  The publicity committee of the Nelson board of trade has planned to  spend $1,525 on advertising in Canadian and British newspapers.  The Pacific Tin Mining & Smelting  company has offered to build a $ao,-  000,smelter at Nanaimo if that city  will contribute $15,000 towards the  fund.  H. XV. Husband, who was elected  mayor of Vernon by acclamation,  through a misunderstanding as to the  validity of M. V. Allen's nomination,  has resigned.  Machinery is  being  placed  in   the  ���old slime plant building at the St  was very little rainfall; it was"supposed I Eugene mine, Moyie, where ores from  that these, sections would  not   be  of various   mines   of   the   Consolidated  any use foi   agriculture, 'not  because  they were"too cold, but because there  was not sufficient moisture.  ' -1 , . r      ���������'  "Ten  years ago, - eight  years  ago,  seven years ago, that opinion was pre  valent in, Canada, in ,Ottawa, and in  Toronto., We offered that land as a  subsidy to a railway company. - They  would not take it; because they thought  it was* not fit for'settlement. But sud-  denly some settlers'came over to that  part,of the country from Kansas or  Nebraska, I am not sure which, and,  instead of trying spring _ wheat, they  sowed winter wheat. . And > now the  land is, producing fifty bushels per  acre! >So this illusion was disposed of,  and our country found better than it  was supposed.        - '      r '   '  "In the North it was supposed that  the extreme limit of settlement was the  north branch of the Saskatchewan, yet  at this moment at a place called Vermillion,-on" the Peace river, 350 miles  north of Edmonton, north of the Saskatchewan river, there is a grist mill,  which was put up by the Hudson Ba>  company, and which is grinding wheat  raised in the locality which is equal to  the best No. 1 hard. .- Another illusion  was.disposed of, and now we know  that in the North there is a~ fertile  valley far better than was supposed."  ���r: ~  *M&ii^ ���  M^  ���M '  MP  XS ?,Ota . '��  ossi" m ���< i..  f'M,^ it    \,  $*����&- * .-  fffil-l"-' , '  ��j.S-V; ,  '$&&'" I  ��W,'''-     -  i'��� A New York paper points out that  Sitka, in Alaska, is but a few miles  north of Edinburgh and Copenhagen.  It further says that the territory has  wonderful stores of coal, and that in  time there will be' in Southern Alaska  a city as large as Pittsburg, and with  a, business of distributing coal nnd  metals as large as that enjoyed by the  Pennsylvania city today.  CiBidlf'n Railway Statistics 1909  Track mileage in Canada increased  by 1,113 miles during T9����, bringing  mileage to 24,104. There were ,32,  ���683,300 passengers carried, against 34,-  044,992 'for; 1908, and 66,842,258  tons of freight, as compared with 6 '���,  071,167. Passenger earnings totaled  $44,282,316, or $1227 per train mile,  a decrease of .007. Freight earning":  .totaled,$95,714,783, an increase,of  $1,978,127. Total earnings equaled  $45��>��S6,336, a decrease of $i,8'5i,-  977'. 'Expenses were $104,600,084, a  decrease of $2,704,058. There were  in commission at end of the year 3969  locomotives, 117,779 freight cars, and  4192 passenger cars. Railway em  ployes numbered 125,195, an increase  of 18,791.  During the year subsidies of $3,291,  601 were given out, while in iand  grants, 31,864,074 acres were distributed.  company will be treated.  The Minoru racetrack at Vancouver,  was described as being disreputable,  and ,under the ��� control of, American  gamolers before the anti-gambling coin  miltee of the Home of Commons at  Ottawa. .,    . *       1  Martin Burrell, M.P.; J. D. Taylor,  M.P.; R. F. Green and J. T. Robin  son have been appointed to the committee on parliamentary arrangements  for the Conservative national convention in June/     '  ���    ' ,..  One of the chief problems ^discussed  at an  Enderby  public   meeting   was  How to  get  the Chinese out  of En  derby.' --Three ways  were" suggested;  fine  them,   buy  them   out," or prove  them a' nuisance. -. , ,  . No steps are to be taken at present  for the appointment of an ' additional  minister to relieve Hon. Mr. Bowser  of one of his portfolios, either that ��� of  finance or the, attorney-generalship in  the McBride Government.   ���>  Development work.on the'Noonday  claim at Silverton is to be- pushed  along. ' The Van R01 and Buffalo, in  the same camp, are shipping to Trail  smelter- and large bodies of ore are  being blocked out at the Hewitt.  Arthur .Sullivan, who has been inspector of' schools for^the Kamloops  district, has been^ transferred to this  district and wiil make Nelson his  headquarters.^ Mr. Sullivan was formerly principal of the public school in  Nelson.  It is reported that .Ex Governor  Mackintosh, formerly of Regina, Rossland, and other points, is about to  mike another fortune in the Gow-  ganda silver camp in Ontario. During  the boom in Rossland he is said to  have made $600,000 out of the sale of  the Le Roi.  -f,'  , /��� Hon. Frank Oliver will introduce a  bill in the Dominion house making it  compulsory for every Asiatic immi.  grant to have at least $500 in cash on  him or be barred from entering Canada. ' The measure will be introduced  immediately and is expected to check  ths threatened influx of Hindu women.  A Moral  A duck which stuck faithfully to  business during the summer and laid  several dozens of large, fawn-eolored  eggs, complained that she wasn't appreciated. "See that hen over there,"  she said. "She hasn't laid as many  eggs as, I have, nor as big, but she has  books written about her and verses  composed in her honor, while nobody  is saying a word about me.'  "The trouble with you is," said the  wise old rooster that was standing  near, "that you don't tell the public  what you have done. You lay an egg  and waddle off without saying a word,  but that sister of mine never lays one  without letting everyone in the neigh  borhood know about it. If you want  to cut any ice in this community you  must learn to advertise."  Vs y "Rich Ore  The Pioneer -this week was shown  a sample of ore from Pat Burns' First  Thought mine, at Orient, Wash. The  ore runs about $400 to the ton and is  from a rich shoot broken into a few  days ago. The lowest assays of rock  from the shoot have run ten ounces of  gold to the'ton, and the whole face of  the slope, 25 feet across, ran $400,  The diamond drill is said to have located a body of ore running $600 in  gold at a depth of 500 feet.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1999 ORE RECORD  Shipments and Smelter Receipts For Yea/ to   ������   Date.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1910 to date are' as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK.  Boundary 39,658  Rossland         2>7��>7  East Columbia River      818  YEAR.  117,817  ��1.833  2,863  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to "stir things  up."  Total    43��l83  SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby 26,046  9.950  7,292  B,C. Copper Co.  Trail   132.513  78,652  2U.795  24.334  Total 43.288    t&.i&i  EASE FOR PILES!  Used to Suffer, but  This is the experience of a lady who  used to suffer from this terrible ailment, but found a cure. The writer is  Mrs E. Boxall, of 97 Scott St, St.  .Thomas. She says: "I consider it  my duty to write of the benefits derived from using Zam Buk. For some  months I was a constant sufferer from  bleeding piles. I used a great many  ointments, but got no relief until I  tried Zam-Buk. It cured me, and I  have had no return of the trouble.  Since my cure I have advised several  others suffering from piles to use Zam  Buk, and in each instance have had  satisfactory results."  If you suffer from this ailment apply  Zam-Buk at night before retiring, and  you will be satisfied with the trial! A  contributory cause of piles is often  constipation, and a mild laxative will  greatly aid the operation of Zam-Buk.  For fistula, inflamed patches, and sores  due to blood poisoning, etc, Zam-Buk  is equally effective. It is a southing,  cooling balm, which stimulates the  cells beneath the epidermis and epith  elium to natural action. It relieves  the tension which in the case of pile-,  causes such acute agony, and in all re-  pects will be found eminently satis  factory.  Zam-Buk is also a cuie for ec/emn,  ulcers, ' cuts, burns, bruises, rashes,  chapped hands, frost bite, cold sores.  bad leg, etc. All druggists and stores  sell at 50c. box, or post free for price  from Zam-Buk Co, Toronto.  I DEANE'S HOTEL 1  g=    . DANNY DEANE, Proprietor  :3  i , |��  ft; This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by   =��  S^ hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation   =^  ^ of the public.    Everything   Neat,  Clean  and  Upto-Date.    Meals   ~g  SZ served at all hours, special attention being given  the   Diningroom,   Z25  5= Centrally  Located on rhe Bridge,  Fifth Street,  Phoenix.            =5  STEAM   HEATED.  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.  TEl.EIHQNE   48  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   j*    Heated  DRAY ING  Of till   kiiuls   piompllv   Rt'iMwlei'  to.    Kapid  Etpn'BS and  Ha (jii( ���  Tiaiipfor.    C'aifful ft!t< ntmn tn i '  orilcic PIiomp .\iir  JAHES Q. HcKEOWN  A. S. HOOD,  Fire,  Life and  General Agcn  ,  Acclden  Insurance  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  S.   0'II AN LEY  SMAVISG P\KLORS  AND     BAIHKOOM.  Phoknix. H  C.  Vtxt Pot r to VcltneBiott  ^Dol> Hill  AV. tiue.  itfaSHgew's Barber shop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  JAMES MARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  MtmMtfMtapiM*  For cleaning and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for and  delivered.  Would You Provide  for the Care of  Canada's Needy  Consumptives ?  TK=N C��.::3 YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS TO Till  MUSKOKA FREE HOSPITAL  FOR CONSUMPTIVES  MUSKOKA FRER HOSPITAI   FOR CONSUMPTIVES.  MAIN BUILDING ��OK JPATIBNTS. , *  A national institution that accepts  patients from all parts of Canada/  Mere is one of hundreds of letters  being received daily:���  ' 'John D. McNaughton, New Lis-  keatd, Out. : A young man not belonging here, and Buffeting from,  it is nelieved, - ^consumption, is  being kept by one of the hotels  here. He has no means and Jbas  'been refused admission to our  -hospital. The conditions where  ho is offer him no chance. Could  be be ndmitted to your Free Hospital for Consumptives? If not,  could you inform me where lie can  be sent, and what steps are necessary to secure prompt admittance ?  MOT A 8IH0LK PATIENT MAS EVER BEEN  IEFU8ED ' ADMISSION' TO THE MUSKOKA  FREE HOSPITAL BE0AU8E OF HIS OR HER  -   ' INABILITY TO PAY.  Since the hospital was opened in  April, 1902, one thousand five  hundred and twenty-four patients  have been treated in this one institution, representing people from  every province in the Dominion.  ' For the week ending November  .20th, 1009, one hundred and twenty-  five patients were in residence.  Ninety-six of these are not paying a  ooppar for their maintenance���absolutely .  ' free. The other twenty-nine paid  from $2.00 to $4.90 a week. No  one pays more than $4.90.  Suitable cases are 'admitted  promptly on completion of application papers.  A GRATEFUL PATIENT  Norah P. Canham: Enclosed you  will find receipt for my ticket from  Oravenhurst, noping that you will  be able to oblige me with the fare.  I was at your Sanatorium ten  months, and I'was sent away from  there as an apparent cure. I am  now working in the city, and I am  feeling fine. I was most thankful  for the care I got from the doctors  and staff, and I must say that 1  spent the time of my life while I  was there.  TAKtr.0   THE   CURS   III   WINTER   AT   ML'MIOKA  TOEB HOSPITAL FOR COf 8UMITH I-1*  The Muskoka Free Hospital for  Consumptives is dependent on tho  good-will and gifts of the Canadian  public. Money is mgently needed  ut tho piesent time to make it  possible to care for the lutgo and  inciensingnuuibr-r of patients that  are entering tho institution.  you help ?  Where greater urgency ?  Truly, Cs.na(ia's greatest charity.  Contributions may be sent to  \V. J. Gage, Esq., 84 Spudina Ave.,  or 3. S. Itobertson, Seo'y-Trcas.  National Sanitaiium Association,  847 King St. \V., Toronto, Canada,  tmnm+immm*  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Importt d and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  I  As wo ship direct in Carloads, we   can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  Jas. McCreath St Co.  GREENWOOD, B   C.  4tWM*lmj*wam0*Mm$*9Mim9��w*mm09M  o  KingEdward Lodge, No.30  A   F.and A. M.  KeBMiio.rCoiiiniiiuk.-R.tlon 8 p. in.     bt.  ond Thurmldyofcnch month.  Kmei-geiit meeting* naeallMl,M��i.ori'i  Hsll, MrHnle Mock.  W.S COOK  Secrets rv.  K. S. H11ASKR  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOH I.OOGK NO  ��ft  Meets every Monday Kveuing   st Miners' llsl  Visiting hrrthreu cordlslly Invited.  T  A Iovk. Noble'ir.nd  W. A. Pickard, Pin  Secv.  W. A. Cook, Record.   8ecy.  PUOEMX  MM  PJUACE UVEItT 5Iilf  UNDER NEW  MANAGEMENT  '  FIRST-CUSS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, GRAYING, Etc, at Reasonable Ratea.  We aim to Please and Solicit an Opportunity  DRY WOOD IN ANY QUANTITY.  McElroy Bros.  (PHONE 34)  Phoenix, B.C.  AEIIIK   >'0   1JSS  Meetslu Uulonllal;  Friday evening;*  Vlsiling     broth* rs  slwsyswtl'otne  '. Thor on, W. p.  On In D. Bnsli,  W.Bee  K.OfP.LOD.^N0.28   mOENjX, B.C.   -   Meets every TuhbtMY  Evijriso at. 7 30   :     :  -.ojourninp Brotht-s Crdla l>  Wtlcumcd.        :  I'KKKINS (' C  . H. MCCRACKKX  K. of R, v.  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  EGGS!   EGGS!   EGGS!  Choice Selected Large *' Ontario " Eggs.  These are admitted to be equal to "New Laid" or "Ranch" Eggs.  We are giving special prices on case and half-case lots.  P. BURNS & Co.,L,d Phoenix, B.C.  1UIONK   no.   a  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phone B 32  Johnson & Anderson  r"  ECONOMY IS PROMOTED  By the systematic Mid ju lir-ione care of money  By making frequent deposits in the Intort'et Depaitment  By curving an account in the Business Department  and paying foi ever} thinpr b) check.  THIS PLAN  Curbs wasteful expenditure  Keeps an accurate tab upon outlay  Eases business transactions  Advances business prosperity  Always helps business men  BEGIN TODAY. NOT TOMORROW OR LATER.  ASK HOW NOW  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Savings Bank Department at All    dices  87 Branches Throughout Canada 87  CORRESPONDENTS  ALL  OVER   THE WRLD  ^  U4  lit  PRINTING  WHEN YOU WANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it properly you must  have experienced men. The Phoenix Pioneer  has the men, the material and the machinery to do  the work. Send us your next order for printing���  no order too big, none too small. We do everything in printing, and will give  you  satisfaction.  PHOENIX PIONEER  Furniture  Insh*  JS not essentially an at-  tritmte of wealth;  people of   less   affluence  often have the real sense  of artistic values.   For instance the home of plenty  isn't    always    the    most  beautiful.    A less pretentious reception room may  be ever  so   much   more  pleasing, surely more inviting.    The sort of furniture that adds the right  touch of harmony is the  kind we sell.   Easy chairs  and autiqtie pieces of rare  design,   Dainty   Dining-  room    furniture,     Royal  China Buffets,   and Extension Tables.     Catchy   .  conceits all, but not at a  prohibitive   price..   This  sort  of furniture is lastingly    satisfactory,    and  that's what counts.  C. F. EDWARDS  COMPLETE LINE OF CARPETS, RUGS,  WINDOW SHADES, ALWAYS IN STOCK  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 181)2��� Incorporated 1891.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian liome torhtu-1-  ���siit* of both aexus at moderate rales.  Has a preparatory class for junior atud-  nts, doing grade public school work  Does high Bfhool work, confers all Iiijjh  school privileges, arid prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches nil branches  of a Practical Business Course and rIvos  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. j. 8ipperell,B.A.,B.D.,Princl.  pal ;or Re%. 3. P, Bo well. Bursar.  r> J.t  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOEIHX, B.9  Hark  ����� Asaya-Neumll  THE    NEW    REMEDY    FOR  Nervous Exhaustion  Nervous Exhaustion unchecked  opens the door toNeuralgia, Head -  ache, Insomnia, Digestive Disturbances, Mental Depression.and  many serious organic diseases.  Early treatment with "Asaya-  Neurali." averts these. It feeds  the nerves, induces sleep, improves the appetite and digestion,  and restores buoyancy of spirits.  A few doses convince. $ i. 50 per  bottle. Obtain from the following  -   JOHN LOVE.  Will Increase Demand fur Copptr  Eirclrificatiun of the mountain division of the Southern Pacific railroad  bi hvcen California and Nevada is to  be immediately undertaken. Electric  IweomotiVL'b of Imger M/e than 'any  now in use will be employed. The  length of road to be electrically oper  died is 135 miles and the change will  involve an expenditure of $4,000,000.  A few mote 'such enterprises would  lirtve a hum beneficial effect on the  copper market. Apparently the electrification of railroads will henceforth  proceed with gieat rapidity, both east  md west.���Mining Prt'SS.  On M,iy 18 Ilalley'i comet will hnve  reached the nearest point to the earth  ���12^ billion miles distant. It behooves citizens to remember the date  and hang on to their,hats.  AMERICAN LAUNDRY  Leave your name at the Ameiican  Hand Laundry, just across the street  from the Scandinavian Hall, and  Laundry will be called for and de  livered  ' Mrs. V. J. COWLES, Proprietress.  Yout Opportunity  Now is your chance to secure many of the little decorations  and requirements of the home at litrgain prices. Wc have  a large and varied selection of ai tides left over from Christmas which we wish to clear, and are offering them at a big  reduction.    .Buy  )ourself a   prisenl  now at half-price.  McRAE BROS., LTD.  STATIONERY      PAPERS      MAGAZINES  Phoenix  Beer  Pure and wholesome.     Cold and as bracing in  its  coolness as a breeze from the  North  in Summer.  Ik Recognized  by  all   as th**  "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY;  WHY ?    Because its  manufacturers employ  all of their energy to  the  'turning out of a  perfect  Beer  from  the b��8t materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE,  ETC.  PHONE 23  Phoenix   Brewing   Co.  1  Greenwood StagfC   LlIlC  Leave Thoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.!  '' ���' lower town, 10.00 a.m. I Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood       - 3.00 p. n>J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Piiok��iy Okkick,  Wii'ii  McR\b  Ricoh..  K'mib  Mill Ave.  GILLIS & LAING, Proprietors  l^lfir     IT��_||~   ��1l~rr��l~l    -   ��������� -|    ���    ���    '      *|    ���^ ��� .mm   .^mn^mnm. '*���"*=  FERROL  WILL  Stop 1 Coug'h  FKRROL is a creamy emulusion of. Cod Liver Oil  with sum"-lent flivuring to cover the fishy taste.  We recommend it highly, especially for the Cough  or Cold that-has settled on  the chest.  .  ' . ' .  * .  Price, One Dollar per bottle  LOVJL'S DRUG STORE  PRESCRIPTIONS   CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO.  UPPER TOWN        V       PHOENIX, B.C.  H  Bargain Sale  IN  HAND-MADE   SHOF S  Call in and Let Us show  You the Quality of Footwear WE CAN OFFER You;  Shoes that will both Fit  and Wear   :::::::::  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  T. TURANO, Proprietor  RIONDEL MAY BUILD  NEW ZINC SMELTER  Canadian   Metal  Co.'s President Discusses Prospects  "Canada may have an entirely new  industry," says the Cranbrook Herald,  "as a result of a visit now being paid  to East Kootenay, H C, by Eduardo  Riondel,an eminent financier of France,  who is president of tin' Canadian  Metal company, which operates the  Blue Bell mine at Riondel, B.C. The  new industry, if it materializes, will be  the establishment, piohably at Riondel,  of works for the teduction of zinc ores  into zinc oxide, a property similiar to  white lead, used in the manufacture of  paint.  "Some years ago the Canadian Metal  company became interested in the zinc  mining business of East Kootenay and  built a zinc smelter at Frank, intending  to manufacture spelter, but the plant  did not prove a success and a change  of management coming in it was decided to abandon the idea of smelting  zinc ores in Canada and the smelter  there has been dismantled.  "Since the abandonment of the  'smelling idea, the zinc ores of East  Kootenay, o". which the mines of that  district yield large quantities, have had  to be marketed in the States against  a 20 per cent, duty and a freight rate  for more than a thousand miles. Thus  the profits of mining zinc are so greatly diminished kthat some means of  rendering the business reasonably profitable is being sought. Mr. Riondel  stopped in Frank the fust of 'he week  en route to . ast Kootenay fiom Paris,  and stated to a prc-s correspondent  that he had an interview in the east  with Professor Ingalls, the noted expert in zinc and that- Professor In-  galls strongly recommended the reduction of, zinc ores to z.nc oxide? as the  best solution of the problem confronting the zinc industry in Kast Kootenay.  Mr Riondel will ^o thoroughly into  the question and should he find Prof.  Ingalls' conclusions correct and that  the process be proposes will yield  better profits than may be obtained  otherwise, he will establish a plant  somewhere in East Kootenay, but  most probably at the town which bears  his name and where the Blue Bell  mine is situated.  Ntw Arrow Lake Steamer  Capt. J. C. Gore and David Stephens, superintendent and chief engineer respectiv-ly on the C.P.R. lake  and river service in British Columbia,  have gone to.Toronto on business in  connection with the placing of contracts for the steel hull and machinery  for the new Arrow lake steamer.  The   new   steamer   will   cost somewhere   in   the   neighborhood  of $120  000 and is   expected   to   be  ready for  the 19 r 1 summer travel on the  Arrow  laki-s.  An addition to the passenger fleet  on Kootenay lake is also contemplated  but this will probably be left over until  such time as the Arrow lake vessel is  completed and has gone through her  trials. .  ." ���   .  An Amailng Bel.ef  (Toronto  World)  "Is this Ontario of ours to be one  of the .greatest mining countries in the  world ? Productive of silver, of gold,  of copper, of nickel, of iron, of corundum, of many other metals? We believe it, and we believe that Ontario  is about to uncover one of the greatest gold fields known to history and  that 1910 is to see one of the greatest  gold fevers yet recorded find its centre  in the Porcupine fields in New Ontario, and Toronto the metropolitan  focus of the rush-���a rush that threatens to surpass' California or Australia  in their palmiest days.  What has Ontario done so far?  From one little, insignificant township, Coleman, and its still insignificant  town, Cobalt, twelve millions of silver  were produced "in 1909, and a great  deal more will be produced this year.  Cobalt is only beginning. There never  was such  a phenomenal  silver  camp!  One hundred and,  less, southwest of Cobalt is Sudbury,  the marvel of the world in nickel production knows its real production or  its real value. It is controlled out of  our country, its matte is refined in the  United States. But its output is said  to have exceeded last yeai $2,500,000,  and of copper over another million of  dollars. We believe this product sold  for many millions more.  One hundred and fifty miles northwest of Cobalt are the new Porcupine  gold fields, which, the World, after a  lot of investigation, after hearing the  stories of men who have been there,  after a hint and more of some of the  contents of some reports thereon by  conservative experts���and which will  in due course be available, and after it  has sent three special commissioners  to the district, is led to believe will be  the most active and surprising gold  field on the face of the globe.".  Irondale   Smelting   Co.   Gets  Title to Immense Deposits  of Magnesite  One hundred and" forty thousand  dollars has been invested in British  Columbia within the last few days by  James A. Moore, president of the Iron-  dale Smelting company. Of this  amount $60,000 has been spent in the  procuring of extensive coal measures  on Graham island, which, it is under  stood, are to be utilized and exploited  in connection with the large steel industry which the capitalist purposes  establishing on Vancouver island. Tl e  remainder, $75,000, has been invested  in the securing of the title to immense  deposits of magnesite situated just  back of the town of Atlin, one of the  most important mining centers of the  provincial interior.  C.P.R. Retdy-Mado Farms  The Canadian Pacific scheme of  ready-made .farms for British settlers  east of Calgary, was expounded before  the Royal Colonial institute. Sir  Thomas' Shaughnessy, who presided,  in response to a question said women  settlers would Be welcomed. The  scheme is attracting much interest in  England.  The-store that is the most interesting news factory in town is going ' to  attract the interest of most -people.  But���you must tell the news. Your  advertising is to build your bigger store  ���how soon, and how'big you are to  decide fiooi week to week.  Tlie New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  The Copper Handbook contains, in  Huh new and greatly enlarged edition,  in' this new anil greatly eulaigeri edition,  uliont'60 per cent, more matter than the  Bible���though not necessarily a better  liook because of its Kiealer b ilk. ��� It is  filled with FACTS of vital'i in poranee to  Vol. VIII.ie-ned May, 1909, contains  1600 pages, with, neirly 50 per. cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  Tliechapters with mine descriptions and  onstalistin!- have been carefully revieed  and the bulk of the matter therein is  ENTIRELY   NEW  There are 25 chapters.  ��� Covering Copi er History, Geology,  Geography, Clieiuistrv, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling. Ij-aehing, Smeltinir,  Ri'iining. Brand* tirades. Impnritiee,  Alloys, Uses, Wnbstitutec, Terminology,  Deposits by Districts States, CounLries  and Contine.ls; Mines in Detail, Sin  tislit'B of Production, Cunpuiiiption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.  The Copper Handbook is concededlv  tho  World's Standard Reference  Book On Ccpper.  THK INVESTOR  v THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER .  THE MINER  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent to  you, all carriage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned il unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see 1 lie book and judge  for yourself of its value "oyou?  THICE is .f5 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.60 in genuine full library morocco.  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  Horace J. Stevens  36, Shelden Building, Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.  When the fire whistle is blowing is  no time to think about insuring youi  house and furniture. Don't put off  another day. You should also consider what company you insure in ; D.  J. Matheson represents only the best.  He will insure you in any of twelve  companies���the strongest in the world,  LESSORS NOTICE  NOTECE IS HEREBY GIVEN the  business men and public generally, that  I have leased the Dining Room of the  Dominion Hotel to J. L. Clark fiom  month to month, to be conducted at his  expense. Neither the Dominion- Hotel  nor myself will be liable for any expenses or debts contracted by the said  J. L. Clark.  Dominion Hotel,  By J. B. B)One, Manager.  Sure of the Sootch  A Scottish laird overheard some  Lowland cattle-dealers discussing the  use of "England" instead of "Britain"  in Nelson's famous signal, "England  expects that every man will do his  duty." According to one patriotic  Scot there was no question of the admiral's forgetfulness, and when his  companion expressed surprise at the  "injustice" the patriot reassured him,  "Nelson," he explained, "only 'expects'  of the English, he said naething of  Scotland, for he kent the Scotch would  do theirs."  "I THANK  dr. hartman  for pe-ru-na;  Awful Dsith Toll  The train from Montreal on the Soo  branch of the C.P.R., bound for Minneapolis, was wrecked near Nairn,  Ont, 33 miles west of Sudbury, on  Jan. 2 rst. Several coaches were thrown  into the Spanish riv&i, and it is claimed  that at least 48 people were killed and  92 injured. It his been impossible  so far to secure the names of the dead.  The cause of the accident, which is believed to be one of the worst in the  history of Canadian railroading, is not  known.  "I hardly know how to thank you for the good Peruna has done me.  "I suffered five years with pain in the stomach. About a year ago it became  to bad I could hardly bear it. I coughed day and nijht and grew weaketand  weaker. The pain extended through my body aud I also had difficulty.!*  breathing, which made me cough.   Everyone thought I had consumption. X  "My husband heard of Peruna and bought five bottles. This treatment virtually cured me and now I recommend Peruna to every one who is suffering,  "I thank Dr. Hartman for this excellent remedy." '_  Bte. Julie de Vercheres, P. Q., Canada. ���Mrs. Mois Parkeau.  ANEGLECTEDcoldls generally the.    Peruna has been found tuo most ro-  first cause of catarrh. | liable of all remedim for coughs, colds  Women are especially liable to colds, and catarrh, by reason ot the fact that  These colds occur more frequently dur- it goes at ouco.to tho v^ry seat of the  lag the wet, sloppy weather of winter   trouble.  and spring than any other time of tho] It searches ont every crovlco,-evory  year. Often they ductof tlie body. It quickens and oqual-  are not consld- izes the clrculn- ,  ered serious and lion of the blood, \ PE-RU-NA  are allowed to" thus relieving the j tHe< REMEDY  run on, or they   congested mucous f   fnR CATARRH  BEWARE OF  CATCHING   COLD.  OF THE LUNGS.  are treated in such  a way as to only   membranes. It ex-  palliate the symptoms, while the cold   erclses  a  healing L  becomes   more   deep-seated   and   the ^ and soothing effect upon the mucous  patient finally awakens to the fact that   membranes, no matter  whether they  she  has a well-developed case  of  ca-'  tarrh.  By reason of their delicate structure,  the lungs arc frequently the seat of a  cold, especially 1f there is the slightest  weakness of these organs. The treatment  of catarrh of the lungs is also more difficult and discouraging than catarrh of  any other organ of the body.  It would be wise therefore, to guard  against it by every precaution possible.  are the more exposed membranes of the  head and throat, or whether they line  the remotest cells of the lungs.  Mrs. Jaschob, 1631 Hicks St.,, Toledo,  Ohio, writes: '  "When I wrote to you for advice, I  had been sick for three years. 1 had  trouble witn my throat. Often I could  not breathe through my nose. I also  had pains in my chest am'd a cough. I  took l'crun.i according to directions  and it hiu cured me."  Ask Your Druggist for a Free Peruna Almanac for 1910  Phoealx Railway Timetable.  C. P.  R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 1.25 p.m  Arrives     .. .. ..     5 00 p.m.  GREAT NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. ..     9.00 a.m  Arrives     .. .. 5.00 p.m  Here's a Hint!  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM  F.)  Certificate ��f Improvements.  NOTICE.  McKinley Mineral  Claim,  situate   in  the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale  District.  Where located:���In Providence Camp  TAKE NOTICE, tbat I, A. A.. Mcintosh, Free Miner's Certificate No B26468,  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  Anil further take notice tbat action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before tlie issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this Fifth day of January, A .D.  1910.  7-8      . A. A  MoItfTOSH.  GOOD CREAM OR MILK, such as the PHOENIX DAIRY* BRAND, ia  the basis of a tempting meal. It makes everything taste better. Try it���  and you'll always buy it.    AH milk is aereated befoie being sold.  W. A. MCKAY & SONS,  'PHONE E 32 Delivered to-Ali. Parts qv thb City ���  D. J. Matheson  insurance Bgent  JlDELITY     BONDS,  COVIMI33IO.VKR    FOR  FIRK,       LIFE  A.W  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GLASS      .  TAKING    AFFIDAVITS I  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Ah  Interesting  Element  Advertising  An advertisement is like a story, it  is interesting according to the telling.  If yon write it, and the Pioneer  tells it, then there are two elements  of interest united���you know the  goods advertised, and the Pioneer  vouches for your intelligence with its  acknowledged veracity.  The people of the Boundary not  only rely upon the Pioneer, but respect those who obtain access to its  columns. Bvery-day readers of the  weekly Pioneer easily cultivate a  confidential acquaintance with even  its occasional advertisers.  It is all very simple, just as we  said, like the telling of a story. Be  the story ever so good, a great deal  rests with the teller. And a good  teller can do wonders with a good  story.  THE KING'S HOTEL  "The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B. O.  Newly renovated and ti'ewly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally located, culinery department par excellence* and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  ' The King's Grill  Shart   Ordtr   Meals  served   in   the   King's  GRILL   at all hours.  E.  P. SHEA,  Proprietor XV.- R. WILLIAMS, Manager  : ���  ��� ���  ��  ���  <  IS  ���  #���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*�����������  Household Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundry ing done at the Reeo Laundry   ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello I  A 10  Reco Laundrv  THE  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  E9TAIII.I8UKI1     IN      1 8 O ��.  THE MOST   PRACTICAL   fllNERS'  PAPER   IN   THE    WORLD. & j&  It gives all  the Important  Mtninj News, and every   issue contains valuable  Special  Articles,   ft:\\   illustrated,  on   subjects   of  rei!   practical   interest to  he every-day  mining  man. ::::::::  ��3   P1SR   YBA.R-S\\tPLB   OX    RKQUKST  ��uhlished every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  ^1  'S���'l  &..  ,���*$���...  t V  *  ���&?  IU  I  Th? Pioneer for Fin? Commercial  Printing PHOENIX PIONEER. 'PHT'I* ��� n *  Faultlessly Fashioned Fabrics,  at Clearing Prices  BLACK AND BLUE WORSTED  BUTTS, WERE $40.00, Now  I? $35  ih  ALSO $38.00 and $35.00 SUITS  i <  JNOTnr   ......      ������������������  $30  itei  SALE FOR ONE MONTH ONLY  ORDER' YOUR EASTER SUIT NOW  ROBERT HORRELL, The Tailor  PRINTING  .is our business and we are  here to please you. The  ^^^���5SSS==S==: next time that you want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers---in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 15  and we will  show you  samples:: :  THE PIONEER  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  ��* INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���*  PHOENIX  OPERA HOUSE  , ii ysv  tf.V -  H  ASAYA-NEURALL  (TBADB.MAKK)  IS  RECOMMENDED  when a person, young or old, through overwork, worry, intense excitement,  grief, alcoholic or other .excesses, or from, other recent or known causes, has  overstrained and exhausted the nervous system, and as the result, does not  sleep well, wakes up tired, is depressed, tearfnl, inclined to perspire at the  least "irritation, has indigestion, lack of appetite, and is, to sum up in a phrase,  entirely unstrung. ��� Such conditions are evident to everyone, and are com  mon in every family, and can by early treatment of brief duration by this  preparation, with its1 threefold effect of feeding the nerve tissue, enabling  sleep to be obtained and food to be desired and digested, be quickly overcome. ,     . j�� '  ',  LARGE BOTTLES, #t.50 ;  One .bottle, taken three times a day. according to directions, affords  .treatment for about 40 days,* all'that is usually required for ordinary derangements of the nervous system. ,    '  (���i"*v. ~-i. -"���(.- *  ,\, -Samples and regular size bottles may.be obtained at .   ,  ? ILGWE'S DRUG STORE ,  ��,*  Wftr  Rip  YOUR LAST WAKE TO   _ \  ^^^_____  B//KKRBBi\\\\WammmwWammmmmm\WammmmW  BUY NORTH VANCOUVER  LOTS AT LOW PRICES  $ 10 ^per month will  isecure you-a Large ?  Lot. in the Coming  City of the coast if  JEfaught NOV44  f'The'Bylaw has been, voted to the" Imperial  Car  Shipbuilding and Drydock  Corporation;   this > will  < mean an'employment of about 2,000 men, thus assuf-  \ jng,an enormous payroll for North Vancouver. -This  ,is only the begining of industry���the bridge " across  .the Second Narrows is now positively assured.  (   A.   -^ ^    v  For sale, good coal heater; apply at  Pioneer office.  Firstclass dry wood, any length, for  sale; phone ��32.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  VV. Wallace was in Grand Forks  on Wednesday.  A. O. Johnson and Chas. Hagan  are rusticating at Halcyon.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. liorrell's.  A. C. Sutton of Grand Forks, official  adminstrator, was in town on official  business Wednesday.  Found���In Phoenix, on Monday, a  silver watch; owner can obtain same  at the Phoenix Pioneer office.  'Ihe big annual winter carnival at  Rossland opens on Feb. 8ih. The  list of   attractions   is  very   complete.  A washout on the C. P. R. near  Cascade delayed the arrival of the  local train for three hours on Monday.  A dance will be given in Miners'  Union hall, next Wednesday evening,  after the Greenwood-Phoenix hockey  match. '  The maniage of Miss Clara Dun-  lop, formerly of Phoenix, to Henry  McDowell, took place at Arnpnor,  Ont, recently.  The clothes-line thieving epidemic  in the city continues and it is up to  some of the local slueths to get busy  and make an example of the "midnight  marauders."  The, Phoenix school  board is for  warding  a  largely-signed   petition   to  the Provincial government  requesting  a grant towards the erection of a new  public shool in this city.  The thief who appropriated a table  cover from a Brooklyn avenue clothesline last week returned it on Satind.i)  night. The owner wishes us 10 acknowledge their appreciation  The Pioneer is not running a jewelry store, but has now a nice seliction  of watches which have oeen found on  the streets.' Those who have lost  time-pieces will do well to call  on us.  1 St. Valentine will be duly honored  by a dance in Miners' Union hall on  Feb. 14th, given under auspices of the  Phoenix hive, Ladies of the Maccabees. Werner's "five-piece orchestra  has been engaged for the occasion.  G. W. Rumberger returned to the  city on Wednesday after a tour of the  coast cities."'" Mr."Rumberger was present at, the opening' of the Legisla*  ture, which he says is composed of a  good bunch of British Columbians  G. Robinson reports having disposed of a large number of North  Vancouver lots to Phoenix buyers. He  still has a few select lots to offer on  easy terms and those with a little  spare capital will do well to investigate. He is staying at the King's  hotel  A team attached to a buggy, carrying W. H. Sharp and^Miss Peggy Bell,  ran away while en route to Greenwood  Monday-evening. The team dashed  into a sleighload of enthusiasts - bound  for the hockey and mixed things up  considerably, necessitating a general  walk of travellers into Greenwood. ��� W,  Curley is,navigating,on crutches,as a  result of the accident, but otherwise  no;ie ofthe party were seriously injuied  - A dollar bill may carry to its receiver the vilest infection. It is a  sponge that.takes up filth and disease  germs from every hand through which  it passes, and from everybody with  .whom it comes in contact. We hope  our delinquent, subscribers are not  holding back their dollar bills for fear  they carry some contagious disease to  us. If they are,* we assure them we  'are safe, having had the mumps,  whooping cough, measles, scarlet fever  and a variety cf other diseases. So'  bring along your dollar bills and we  will give you a nice cleab receipt for  them.v  Team work of all kinds promptly  attended to; apply to W W. Miller,  phone E32. ' '  For cleaning and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for and  delivered.  A. L. Swanberg of Greenwood has  taken a position as bookkeeper with  the Dominion-Copper company.  Lost���Between Phoenix and Green  wood, a gold watch initialed "M M. I."  Finder will be rewarded by returning  to Pioneer office.  There was a Sharp drop in the  brokerage business on Monday, and  considerable excitement reigned on  the Phoenix-Greenwood 'xchange.  O. B. Smith returned from a trip to  Vancouver on Monday' and says his  visit there was marked by continuous  rain. At his hotel he was deluged  with real estate agents, but he con 1  siders property in the terminal city]  over rated. ]  E. Jackson returned on Wednesday  after a trip to Vancouver. He met a  large number of former Phoenicians in  the coast city and all. appear, to be  enjoying life. D. L. Mclntonr! >ey,  he states, has gone into mining in the  Portland Canal district.  E. S Pinker left on Saturday for  Fort George, after spending a few days  in town with his brother, P. .Pinker.  He looks for a big influx to the northern country this spring. P. Pinker,  and S E. VanBuskirk will leave for'  Fort George next week.  J. GK and Aggie Marion  STUTTZ  Big Theater Company  PRESENTING  'N TOW  IN FOUR ACTS  Monday, Jan.  31  and the Great Historical Play, entitled  "The Celebrated Case"  Or "Battle of Pontenoy"  I.N FIVE ACTS'    ���  Watch  Repairing'  We are now in a position to do first-class  work promptly, and at a reasonable price.  Our watcmaker has had years of experience  on English and American watches.  We can replace any broken part with an  exact duplicate made by the factory that  made the watch, or if it is an old style watch  we can make the missing part ourselves.    '  Also Jewelery, Repairing smd Manufacturing Nugget  Jewt-lcry made to order W'e hive a large- selection of  Nuugets just from Alaska.- WORK THAT WILL  STAND COMPARISON.     PRICES RIGHT.  Bright and Sparkling Com dy  Tickets, $1.00, 75c and 50c  Children under 12 years, 25c  RESERVED SEATS at  BROWN'S  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  olfice in the bank block, Phoenix,  fiom the 10th to 13th inst.  See D J. Matheson about house  keeping rooms in the McArdle & Anderson block, First street, upper town.  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifles.  F"RESH    MILK  That pionounced presence of Rich Cream is  found  only  in Purest Milk.    That is the kind   we  Fell.    We inv-te .  you to become a judge by giving ns a trial. -Phone Orders  to E.' 32, and name will be promptly attended to and delivered daily.  W, A. Mc KAY & SONS  BLACK,    THE    JEWELER  Why Freeze?  Even though it be cold weather'we can c'othe you iu garments  that will keep the shivers away. Try a suit of our ALL-  WOOL UNDERWEAR and you will be surprised at the comfort you have been missing~nnd the price is nominal. Our  stock of GENTS' CLOTHING is complete. Let us supply  your requirements.  Thomas  rown  CORPORATION OF THE CITY QF PHOENIX  BALANCE SHEET  For Year Ending December 31, J 909  THIRTEENTH     ANNUAL  WINTER CARNIVAL  February 8 to 12,19IO  Pres-  Under the Auspicee'ot,Roesland Carnival Committee. Percy Hunt,  For Information Apply-to H. P. McCraney, Secretary.  SPLENDID   SPORT  '���<���       ' ' -   . '   ' !  , Handsome Trophies -        ,  -"'and   Prizes        ' ;  Y      GRAND        PROGRAM:  From Tuesday Night until Sat.'  urday Night. Reduced Trans-1  portation Rates  HOCKEY  Championship of B. C. and International Championship.1 Ski  Jumping; Championship of Canada. " Skating; Chanpionship of  the Province. Tobogganing,  Curling Bonspiel, Hoise Races  and other events. Masquerade  and Dance, Good Music.  Abstinence.  St ^  ���sk'^-  .���   if,   \j.    1  On Saturday last,   the vote authorizing  the'  v North Vancouver Council to guarantee "interest  on the bonds of the Imperial Steel  Car,  Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Co., was passed by  the  people.     Results were:  For the by-law   347  Against      " 73  - )        Majority in favor 274  ,    SEE SPECIAL AGENTS OF THE  Dominion Stock & Bond Cor��  poration of~ Vancouver, Lt'd  *   G* Robinson, Kings Hotel  H. W. Averill, Brooklyn Hotel  ��� Calf And See Us  The meek consumer strikes at last,  Tries boycott in despair;  With shrinking purse he stands aghast  At cost'of daily fare.  He pees one single pathway clear  The packing trust to beat;  Hu wi.l not wait till Lent is here  To swear oil' eating meat.  So pledges by the thousand signs  '(iainst mutton, pork and beef; -  To canned g >orl8, fish and greens inclines  To give his puree relief.  A nil others likewise sign a card  That binds them ont> and all  To give up butter, eggs and lard  Until the price shall fall.  Pro lucers, farmers, now beware  The writing on the wall;  You've had a harvest-rime.���take care  -   Lest greed shall spoil it all.  Left like the Boston folk of old*  '   Who'd not drink British tea.  These wroth abstainers might not hold  A pickled rod o'er three.  T) Ruse's, and to Argentine  For bread hath Europe turned,  Bv Oh.na, Lancashire, vs've seen  Our high-pri ed cotton spurnod.  And nearer home the same holds tilie.���  When quite too high obtained  The pru-t-8 Wall "treet held in vew,  The '���public" quite abstained.  So comes Consumer to his own  'Mid scorn, abuse and scoff,  When one resort is left alone,���  Ol amply swearing ofT I  ���B. N. B. -  Rossland's  Annual  Winter  Sports  ASSETS  Cash on hand Dec, 31, 1909 $      a 18  Cash in Savings Bank Dec.  31, 1909  200000  Cash in Bank Current Account Dec. 31, 1909.... 794 98  Fire Department Equipment 3-779 05  Police Department      ." 10290  Public Buildings...... t.. 481604  Sidewalks :  5578 37  Streets  11994 24  Bridges  1667 30  City Cemetery  64a 40  Furniture and Fixtures.... 461 93  Real-Taxes Unpaid, 1901.. 18 60  "      "            "      190a... 48 95  "      "            "      1903... 41 25  "      "            "      1904... 56 70  "      " "      I9��5--- "��SS  "..��,�� "      1906... 16508  "      " "      1907... 213 23  "      '.' "      1908... 361 61  "      " "      1909... 766134  School Taxes Unpaid, 1906 n 00  " -     " "      1907 95 66  "      -���� "'   "<    1908 ���"   13363  "     . " "      1909 363 78  Water Rights Marshall Lake 1000 00  $35*��5 77  Certified correct..  ' Phoenix, B. C, January 20, 1910.  LJAWLITIES  Bills Payable $ 6930 00  Board of School Trustees.       4505a  Suspense Account    1 04  City of Phoenix, Excess of  Assets  27844 21  $35'*25 77  V. M. Sherbino.  RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE YEAR  ENDING DECEMER 31st, 1909  BY ROYAL WARRANT, MILLERS TO HAH. THE PRINCE OF WALES  What is meant by  "Protein" in flour?  "Protein" in food is the food element that makes bone, muscle and  brain.  Pure flour contains more protein,  in most useful form, than any other  food���but'the floor must be pure.  Bran and shorts are waste^���if your  flour contains this waste, it is proportionately short in * 'protein."  Now, if you. buy an inferior, poorly  milled flour, you are paying for bran  and shorts, not "protein," and to that  extent you are wasting money.  RpYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  is milled to make it the purest in the  world: therefore it contains most  protein, is most nourishing, is most  economical to use.   S  It pays the housewife to insist upon  getting "Royal Household" guaranteed flour, instead of taking a poorer  flour which the grocer may be inter-  este4 in selling  Ogil-vie's Royal HousetiQlff FJowfv  Cash in bank Jan.  Cash on hand "    '  Water and Light..  Health Department  Jail Account   Police Court   RECEIPTS  1909 $  1166 05  '294 ��3  9 35  14 00  46 05  1522 00  Licenses  397000  Board of School Trustees. 1707 90  Interest and Discount.... 40 84  City Cemetery    176- 00  City Road Tax.  9800  Bills Payable    693000  Real Estate Tax, 1903.... 13-20  "        "      "    1904  10 80  "      "    1905.... 29 70  "        "     '*���    1906  9790  "        "     "    1907  12367  "     "    1908  50102  "     ",.1909.... 358198  Dog Taxes, 1909  11290  School Taxes, 1906  2 00  "        "      1907  47 00  "        "      1908  30989  "        "      1909  1840 01  British   Columbia Government Grant   1100 00  EXPENDITURES  Water and Light $  128905  Fire   Department Equipment  12120  Fire   Department   Maintenance   Health Department    ....  Police Department Equipment     Police   Department Maintenance   Jail Account .���   Public Building Maintenance    Licenses (Refund)   Sidewalks   Streets Maintenance.....  Bridges   Board of School Trustees.  Legal Expenses   Salaries   Printing, Advertising, Etc.  Savings Bank Account..,.  Interest and  Discount.,,.  Insurance   Charitv '   Office Expenses   General Expense   City Cemetery.;   Furniture and Fixtures....  Eastern Township Bank...  Bills Payable....   Dog Taxes   Incidentals   Cash on hand Jan. 1, 1910  45' 12  395 00  11 60  2353 00  71 30  26 75  150 00  113 33  1347 02  266 40  4037 00  241 78  765 00  256 '5  2000 00  801 31  95 50  81 85  220 09  ����<5 35  167 68  2 50  794 98  7500 00  4 20  71 18  2 18  $23743 59  V, M. SifERBiNO, Auditor.  :"'$*3743 59  Phoenix, B. C, January ao, 1910,  To the Mayor and Aldermen,  of the Corporation of the City of. Phoenix, B.C.  Gentlemen:  I beg to hand you a statement of Assets and Liabilities of the City of  Phoenix. Also cash Statement of Receipts and Expenditures for the year  1909; I have made a careful audit of all Vouchers and the City's Books as  kept by H. Hartley, City Clerk and Treasurer, and find each entry made  therein all true and correct.  In accordance with instructions contained in the minutes of the Council  meeting held December 22, 1909, I have written off 25 per cent of the following assets: Fire Department Equipment, Police Department Equipment,  Public Buildings, Sidewalks, Streets, Biidges. Furniture and Fixtures,  All of which is respectfully submitted.  Yours very truly,  V. M. Sherbino, Auditor.  W

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