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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jul 27, 1907

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Array 1$  ^&&&9!&&&mSBZL  :������&%  |  i'.��[  ns  K9  K'3  1  1  ���4  '3  i  Si  to  to  to  I  to  to  to  to  ��S  ��S  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *  to  %  fe����$������!  THURSDAY  WILL BE AUGUST 1st,  Don't forget us when you  are placing your monthly  order.    We can  Save You Money  Royal Household Flour  $J.85 per  sack.  Pure Cane Sugar  20 lb. sack $1.50  Grand Forks New Potatoes  per sack $2.50  Brandon Creamery Butter I  14 lb Boxes $4.50  Hazelwood Fresh Eggs  40c. per dozen.  Fresh Raspberries   Grand Forks  Royal Ann Cherries  from Myers Falls  Hot House Tomatoes  from Frache Bros.  Yellow Transparent Apples  from Yakima  Peaches, Plums and Apricots  Daily by Express  LIMITED.  f  w  w  f  s��  f  Y  viz  ?  to  to  to  f  w  \��  w  w  w  w  w  f  w  s��  Boundary Mining Notes  .^������^jfc.jfe..,^.^,^:'  J^  ���$:$��fcIi*^6i��:^^^Cw^w��  Vr>  rv^��  i^aaaajaaaaan^s  Grocery Dep  Morreirs Hams and Bacon:  You will never know what a difference there is in Cured Meats until  you try MOKRF.U.'S SUGAR  CURED, CORN FED MEAT.  Hams at 25 cents a lb. Bacon at 30  cents a lb.  Garden Valley" fresh Creamery  Butler:  Without exception, the finest butter  in town. Made in the morning and  delivered here the sane evening,  thereby retaining its natural flavor.  This butter we sell at 40 c<-',lts>  and it is easily worth the difference  over ordinary Brick Butter.  We have the exclusive sale for  these two lines, and if you once try  them you will want no other.  S  '��*  M  lardware  Hoi weather Necessities:  Screen Doors, $2.00, $2.50, $2.75, $.5.00  Window Screens, 50 to 75 cents. Wire  Screen any width from 24 to 3�� lights.  Ice Cream Freezers, "The Gem," -  8 quarts.  2   to  WMM&WMS&BE&B*'  A residence for Foreman Johns will  be erected at the Rawhide mine.  Granby's holdings in this camp now  include, i, 168 acres of mineralized territory.  'I'he Carmi, up the West Fork, is to  be worked once more, this time by a  new English syndicate, it is said.  Specimens from the LeRoi McKinney look almost good enough to  eat, they are so rich in gold and silver.  Diamond drill contractors assert  that men for theii work are not plenty.  Several more could be used in the  various mines of the Boundary.  Of the Snowshoe's output this week,  1,781 tons were sent to the B.C. Copper Co.s smelter and 2,635 tons to the  Trail smelter of the Consolidated Co.  Quite a number of Boundary residents have invested in B. C. Copper  Co. shares this year, and they feel  pretty good over it, with a 40 cent  dividend announced.  Members of the New York syndicate having an option on the Gold  Drop group, Wallace, mountain, West  Fork, are expected to arrive in the  Boundary almost any time now.  A representative of the Stemwinder  mine, Fairview camp, was here a few  days ago, looking for men, and picked  up two or three. Most of the miners  seem to prefer the Boundary proper.  Work is under way at the Sudbury,  Deadwood camp, where the electric  hoist was placed in operation last  week. President Schiewe is on]the  ground looking after matters personally.  B. C. Copper Co. smelter this week  treated 5,231 tons of Mother Lode  ore; 425 tons of Napoleon; 1,905 tons  Oro Denoro; 59 tons Mountain Rose;  3,318 tons Snowshoe and other custom  ores; total 10,938 tons.  Promises made by high officials of  the C. P. R. for more ore dumps for  Boundary traffic, have not yet been  fulfilled, and nearly all the big shippers  bnve difficulty in getting cars enough  to keep things moving.  Ten stamps are now dropping  steadily at the Cariboo-McKinney  mine, and it not unlikely that repairs  will be Jriade; to'the' balance- oFt-he  battery, consisting of ton more stamps,  and that they also will be put in commission.  There is no let up in the activity at  the War Fagle, the men using a large  tent as a bunkhouse till the new building is completed. Meantime work is  being rushed on the structure,'^ and  preparations for active mining continue apace.  The maximum voltage thus far used  by the West Kootenay Power & Light  Co. on its Boundary long distance  transmission power lines, is 40,000  volts. Later it will be raised to 60,-  000 volts, according to the original  programme.  Kngmeer Burnett started this week  on the surveys for the proposed aerial  tramway for conveying ore from the  Dominion Copper Co.'s mines in this  camp to the company's smelter at  Boundary Kails, an estimated distance  of five miles.  Two trolley locomotives are now in  use at the No. 3 tunnel of the Granby  mines-necessitated by the pressure  for shipping from this one outlet over  tlie Great Northern, owing to the fact  that the C. P. R. takes out but little  Granby ore these days.  Work is actively progressing on a  water system for tlie several buildings  at the Snowshoe mine. Several miles  of woven wire pipe have been laid, the  water to be taken from one of the  head streams of Fourth of July creek,  and pumped by electricity to storage  tanks.  At a meeting of the Maple Leaf  Mines, Ltd., held in Grand Forks last  week, the following directors were  elected: C. A. Mix, II. W. Young, W.  W. Fee, A. J. Fee and J. B. Fee.  The company owns the Maple Leaf  group of six claims in Franklin camp,  on which a force of five men is at  work, the tunnel now being in 60 feet,  and much excellent ore having been  encountered.  Since the C. P. R.'s almost utter  failure to provide the ore dumps  needed for the Boundary traffic, the  ('.. P. R. in its extremity, is using  G. N. ore dumps occasionally. This  happens because the C. P. R. takes  the B. C. Copper Co.'s Napoleon ore  from the G. N. to the Greenwood  smelter, and has the right, at a stipulated price, to use other company's  cars on the so-called return trip.  MANY ODD FELLOWS'  OFFICERS INSTALLED  Greenwood, Grand Forks and  Phoenix Lodges.  New officers have recently been inducted into office in the three lodges  of Independent Order of Odd Fellows  in the Boundary, in Greenwood,  Grand Forks and Phoenix. Following  is the list for four lodges who will  serve for the ensuing term:  Soowsvhoe XMit No. 46.  Walter S. Cook, D.D.G.M., installed,  the followed officers in Phoenix Lodge  No. 46:  ..J F McDougall  N.G.......  V.G.'..'.-..'.  Warden...  Conductor.  O.G   I.G   R.S..N.G.  L.8..N.G..  R.8., V.G..  L.S..-V.G...  r.s ;.  L.8..  .Carlton Cook   J ETait  .;. ..A Nicholson   J Cameron  ..  A Farr  .....TI108 Johnson  ....J D McLean   J McKenzie  A McKinnon  Norman McLeod  James G McKeowh  B. G. COPPER CO. JOINS DIVIDEND PAYER  Will Distridute Over $200,000 on September 4th|  Forty Cents Per Share.  ..Rev.CvW Whittaker  ........WS Cook  .:.... WmPIckard  ,'.7R Silverthorne  Chaplain  R.S ....  PerS....  ..   Treas.7.  Phoenix Rebekah Lodie, No. 17.  Officers of Phoenix Rebekah Lodge  No. 17, were installed by Mrs. VV. S.  Cook, D.D.G.M., as follows:  N.G :....   ...Mrs JE Tait  V.G '..'Mrs Jas Marshall  Warden..'. .Mrs J F McDougall  Conductor  R. Sec   Per. Sec...  Treasurer..  O.G ......  J.G   R.S.,N.G.  L.S..N.G.  R.S..V.G.  L.S., V.G.  Chaplain...  At Qreeawood.  .Mrs Win Searle    .C Cook   R Silverthorne  . .Charles McCague  ..... .Jas Cameron  .MissTillie Loeche  .........WS Cook  Mrs R Silverthorne  ....:. Miss E Losche  ,...; .Mre J Mclver  ....'.Mrs WS Cook  Boundary Valley Lodge No. 38, of  Greenwood, last week installed the  following officers, Walter S. Cook, of  Phoenix, being the D.D.G.M.:  ..A;E Braithwaite  ,. .JFiank Spearing  .4..RJ Sanders  ..���";...G BTavlor  , . .-7E Fovle Smith  '...- X..D McDonald   Sid Stover  ..;������,        S Belt  ....Alex Robinson  N.G.   V.G.......  R.S   F.S ".  Treas......  Warden....  Conductor..  R.S..N G.  L.S.N.G..  At Grand Forks.  > The-nev_vvofficer^bCQa,t,eway. Lodge,  LOTO-F.. of "Grand Forks, installed by  T. L. Crossen, D.D.G.M., were as  follows:  N.G . :. Walter Hadden  V G   John Kavnnanh  R.S H'll Dewdney  P S A L Clements  Treas   ��� R Fraclie  Warderr   RJ Faulkner  Conductor rno Gould  O.G Carl  Wolfram  R.S .V .G W Truax, M. D  L.S.N.G Hualr  Currie  L.S.V.G G R McCabe  As has been anticipated for some  little time, the British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd., has joined the ranks of  Boundary dividend payers, the first  disbursement, according to report,  amounting to $200,000, and will be  payable on September 4U1.  This action was taken at a meeting  of the directors of the company, held  late last week in New York city at the  head offices of the concern. The  dividend is specified as quarterly, and  is at the rate of 25 cents per share,  with 15 cents per share extra, making  a total payment of 40 cents per share  for this initial dividend. It is to be  made from earnings and surplus funds  available for this purpose. R. H.  Eggleston, the secretary of the company, is quoted as saying that the  company also has sufficient funds now  on hand to meet the next two: regular  quarterly dividends.  The Bntish Columbia Copper Co.  has a capital of $3,000,000, divided  into 600,000 shares of $5 each. Gf  this amount there are 503,000 shares  outstanding now, the balance being in'  the treasury. This dividend places the  stock of the company on a twenty per  cent dividend basis, the shares being  now quoted on the New York arid  Boston curb around $10 each.  About a year ago the   British  Col-f .   The new plant of the company has,  umbia Copper Co. began the  work of 1 of course, been paid for entirely andV  dismantling its old small, two-furnace  smelting works at Greenwood, and installing three large modern blast furnaces, which were expected to handle,  when operated at full capacity, about  2,000 tons of ore per day. There  were many unforeseen delays not only  in completing the new works, but afterwards in getting them in full commission, including coal shortage. However, everything was finally completed,  and one and then another of the furnaces blown in. The third furnace,  making the full battery, was blown in  June 17 th, and since then the plant has  been working at full capacity,. averaging close to 2,000 tons of ore daily.  It is estimated that, under the  present conditions, the company can  turn out about 1,500,000 pounds of  copper fine per month, when continuously operated. The converter is  now working double shift, as against  one shift previously, handling also the  copper matte from the smelter of the  Dominion Copper Co. The statement  has been made that the British Columbia Copper Co., by reason: of its  many economies introduced in the new  smelting works, has brought its cost of  smelting down to $1.18 per ton���admitted to be an extremely low figure  for any reduction works.  good surplus accumulated in addition.  The' former capital of the company  was $2,000,000, but in January last  this was increased by $1,000,000,  116,160 shares being offered to shareholders at par, and practically all of it  was taken. At the present time there  are said to be on the company's books  nearly 1,200 shareholders, some of  them having holdings as high as  15,000 shares.  In Deadwood camp is located the  chief mine of the company,, the Mother  Lode, while the Emma, the Oro Denoro and B. G. mines in Summit  camp, are also owned and operated;  the Napoleon mine at Boyd's, Wash.,  and the Lone Star and Washington,  near DanviUe, Wash. In the last year  upwards of $100,000 has, been expended in development at the company's mines, to prepare them for the  present increased output, all under the  supervision of Frederic Keffer, the  company's engineer, who has been  with the company from its inception,  nearly, ten years ago. The new  smelter was designed and constructed  under the immediate charge of J. E.  McAllister, manager of the company.  A large tonnage from the Snowshoe  mine, in Phoenix camp, is being used  at this.smelter.  ......  Brown-Skldmore Wedding.  Wednesday afternoon at the residence of Wm. Searle, on Gospel Hill,  Josephine Mary Brown was united in  marriage to Isaac Skidmore, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Samuel  Lundie. Only a few immediate friends  of the happy couple were present at  tbe wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Skidmore  left the same day for Nelson on a  honeymoon trip, and are taking up  housekeeping here on Golden Eagle  avenue on their return.  NEW SPUR GRADE  IS COMPLETED  Cost Nearly $100,000 When  Completed.  Last Tuesday T. J. Gallagher, having completed his work of grading on  the new Great Northern spur to the  Granby's Victoria shaft, paid off the  men, some 90 in number, and they  departed for other fields.  The new spur is about a mile and a  half long, not including a side track at  the end for a warehouse, and a second  track at the end of the switchback for  the new powder magazine. Some of  the work was exceedingly heavy, and  while all of it overlooks the city, making it bad for blasting, it is to Mr.  Gallagher's credit that not a man was  seriously hurt on the job, and the  damage done from blasting would be  covered by a $50 bill. Some idea of  the importance of this spur may be  had when it is remembered that the  cost to the railway company, when the  spur is finally ready to haul ore, will  be not far from $100,000.  As soon as the graders were done,  the steel gang was on hand and has  already begun the work of putting  down the rails, which will be pushed  forward as rapidly as possible. There  is one trestle, over a fork of Twin  creek, near the Granby stables, which  will be constructed by Porter Brothers  This trestle is to be 532 feet long and  from 30 to 50 feet in height. As soon  as the steel reaches the site of the  trestle, the timbers will be hauled in  and put together in a short time.  Ample provision is made for sidings  on the spur at the ore bins for the  facilitating of handling the ore dumps.  Near the upper end of this spur the  Great Northern and C. P. R. tracks  are so close that if Uncle Jim Hill was  on his private car there, and Sir  Thomas Shaughnessy was also on his  own track at that point, they could  shake hands and congratulate each  other on the immense ore tonnage that  they would each get from that Victoria  shaft in the future  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   COPPER   CO.'S NEW SMELTING WORKS  Among the Railway Men.  L. A, Campbell is using some of his  Bonnington Falls "juice" to pump  water for the irrigation system on his  ranches in the Kettle river valley,  below Grand Forks. Over near Midway gasoline engines are in use for the  same purpose,  Midway & Vernon affairs are still in  the same somnolent condition of the  last year or two, and R. Smailes is still  stayting with them in the east.  The C. P. R. steel gang has nearly  finished putting down the heavier iron  on the Phoenix branch, and soon will  begin on the new Rawhide spur.  President Louis W. Hill, of the  Great Northern, when in Prinfceton  last week, was quoted as saying that it  did not look as though the rails would  reach that place this year.  It is not unlikely that the C. P. R.  will place one or two switch engines  permanently in Phoenix, assembling all  ore trains at Hartford Junction, and  dispatching them direct from there to  the smelters.  A. L. Clements, who for the last  eight years has been agent for the C  P. R. at Grand Forks, and has many-  friends all over the Boundary, has been  promoted to a more important post at  Vancouver. His successor has not  yet been named.  Thursday the following Great Northern officials were here: W.W.Broughton,  general traffic manager, St. Paul;W. P.  Kenney, assistant traffic manager, St  Paul; H. M. Adams, assistant traffic  manager, Seattle, and P. H. Burnham,  district freight and passenger agent,  Grand Forks. W. T. Clark, of We-  natchee, an irrigation expert, accompanied them. They had been to  Keiemeos, and thence took team to  Princeton, where they examined the  coal mines. While in Phoenix they  took a look at the Granby mines and  the new trackage work recently done  here.  Latest Prices lo Metals.  Nkw Yoiik���Copper, electrolytic:, $20.-  60 @ $21.00,  lake. $2..00   @ $22.00.  Bar Silver, 68JB'  Lead. *6 16 to 16.26.  Spelter, $4.00 @ $4.86.  Subject for Sunday at the Methodist  church will be "Hell���the Most  Certain Quantity." Duet, "Calling  Yet."  Anthem, "Wait at His Throne."  Cosgrove & McAstocker are making  some improvements to the interior of  the Royal Billiard Parlors, taking out  the bowling alleys, putting in new  tables, etc.  ��� For family use, our Draft Dennis,  Mounie Brandy, and Robertson's Draft  Scotch are the best. Try them.  Cbas. & Ed., Stemwinder Hotel.  Mabel    McKeovvn,    of   the   public  school, who look the high   school   examinations, received   word   this   week  that she had passed. She is a daughter  iof J. G. McKeovvn.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  July  The following; table gives the ore shipmeuts of Boundary mines lor iqoo. for r^or. rcr   I  r^oa. for 1903, for 1904. for 1905, for roao, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix I'ioneer��� V  Past     A  Mink.      Camp. 190a  Granby Miues..PhoenU 64.553  Snowshoe Phoenix 297  II. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd 5.340  B. 0. Mine Summit 19,494  Kmma ..Summit      Oro Denoro ...Summit      Bonule Belle Deadwood   Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyu-Steiu.-Pliuix      Idaho Phoenix      Rawhide Phoenix      Sunset Deadwood      Mountn Rose Summit      Athelstan_VVeilin(>toil 1,300  Morrison ...Deadwood      R. Bell Summit      g. Senator Summit      t BreyFoglc Summit      A No. 37 Summit      Reliance Summit      Sulphur King.���.Summit      Winnipeg....Wellington 1,076  GoldeuCrowu Wellngtn 3,250  King Solomou W.Coppr      3ig Copper W.Coppr      No. 7 Miue._ Central      City of Paris White's   ��� Jewel Long Lake 160  Riverside...Rock Creek       Carmi West Kork      Sally West Kork      Rambler  West Vol Is      Butcher Boy-West I'ork      Duncan West Kork      Provideuce...Providence      iitkhorn Providence      Slrathmoie .Providence      Preston ���.Skylark      Prince Henry....Skylark      Skylark Skylark      Lftst Chance Skylark      E. P. U. Mine...Skylark      Bay Skylark      Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark   Cresceiit Skylark   ���   Helen Green wood      Ruby Boundary Kails      Republic Boundary Klls      Miscellaneous ���  3,-30  Total, tons  96.600  , Smelter treatment���  Granby Co  62.317  B.C.CopperCo   Dominion Coppei Co   1901  231.762  1.731  09.034  47.405  650  1002  309.85S  2o,yoo  wr.s-io  14.su  S.S30  1903  393.7��>  ?l,-jtl  138,079  19.3*5  22.937  ���5.537  1904  549,703  rsus       r9o6  <>53,B.S9   801.404          S.4J6  1907     Week  .539.'' 11  5-1,8 r S  r7-I.J9i"    "71.507  37.^>o  l6.4'JO  9,435  3,007  :i>5.9*x)  : 4SS  1 r .-v '.1  1>.}?>��     55.731  7.455      I5,73r  3,070  3,��o  r,759  35.10S  3.056  4,747  140 6.S5  2.960  26,033  4-S.jV>  3,555  12,',7->i  1,370  t.1'7  0.1 14  34.'>9��  0,459  34.011.  '4-9"-4  -,37-  m.s.,7 9  4,4 .���., <^  ���  +  1,44'  2,485  1 o>'5  59  ��75  665  2,000  350  3.450  390.S00  330,Sj3  117,61!  ISO  560  5.040  3,339  4.5����  363  3.450  222  364  33  I.S33  2,435  150  7S5  625  5*6  4S2  :.'...'.'.'.'.  30  145  1.0  30  3, OCX)  S9O  79   30  2r9  993  400  726  325  9  16  r.r 40  140  5'  50  300  60  535  6S9  255  73 ���  20  10  90  'So  20  5*9  r67  45  i> 19  325  S0S.S76  ���  9  9  9  750  500  i.340  l.&o  690.419 S29,SoS  933,54s 1,rf,r.537 o.ra.57-,  401.9 JI S..S.252    6S7,yS3  Sib,-<--j  134.9M  162.913 210.4S4   210,830     123.740  2()-<(^7,(  13-V5.3 3C930    .f-1,059   Jl^.-in    9",.|<--  1S.22 ;  "��,y.��t��  5.5/1  ToUl reduced...   62,389   348,439   �����6o'a-l��  697.404    S.tj.nio 0.SJ.S77 1,171,43.) "i.j,9.r7  '�����Mf  tiiii  '��'.yyy^:  M+.  ��� ���:���:���( *.W>  77;>\*.  M<:  <��^^<^<i><^��.V����^^0~��fr-^����<!>��>^ <*&&t>.<9nS>^9>~&G-8H8r&-&T��n��-&, |K>0  life'  iUJ-  $r>h i  lR  l~  'HE   PHOENIX  PTONEER  mi'   .JTftiW <&*>  rttaaft  A Good Cup  Means what?    Fine Flavor Delicious  Aroma, Refreshing Strength���in  a word it means  Sold in Lead Packets  Only, 50c. lb.  rk.  TBino* Talked or. it  HOMS AND BLBBWBtfBS  \  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  IHDBD    USSVTOHDAYS SJV TBX      ..  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ATraoBiax.B.c  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqcw.  .,���k..��� J Business office No.14.  relephonc* J M��njKer., residence, No. 15.  ���inwcmirnoiTS in advance.  Per Tear - :...~..........J��.o��  ���IxMoaUu  _.......���.....���...... .. i.��s  To tbe United State*, per year.���......_......_. 2^0  If yon are not a gubacr ber to thii paper, thii  la an invitation to yon to become one.  through to the coast, and it will be a  pretty safe guess that they will not  take in the Boundary district, Canada's  greatest copper producing region���as  the Boundary is not on the main line  ofthe C.P.R. It would be worth  while to call the attention of the visitors to this section and suggest that  they, include the Boundary in their  itinerary.. British journalists have  been here before and were delighted  with'what they saw,in British Columbia's premier mining district. These  travellers would undoubtedly' be the  same.--.."-:';7\:' '���'���'���'.'' "���������  'Something shbuld'be done  to keep  young girls and boys off the streets of  Ph6entx:aR:erhigKffall."' Chirdreri~fr6ni  ten to fourteen years  of age  can be  seen running around at any time-up to  midnight, and  this  condition  is  not  conducive to the ;best that  is  in   the  growing  generation.    If we   mistake  not,   there   is  a  curfew  law  on   the  statute books of the city, and  its en  forcement .would be a -good .thing for  the  youngsters; as   it  seems jthat,   in  many cases, parents have  little  or no  control over their offspring.    It is to  be hoped   that   the city  fathers  will  look into the matter, and give instructions accordingly.    There is as bright  a lot of boys and girls in Phoenix as in  any  town  in  the country,   but  they  certainly should not be allowed to go  to seed, as many are doing at present.  Adrertlsiag rate* furntsbeo on application  Cecal notices 10 and 5 ceata per line  Four weekly insertion* conatitute one month'.  ��t.ert ��lnc  1907  JULY.  1907  Sm. Mm.  T*tl. Wrri.   Uo. ft..  Sit.  1  *       3       4       S  6  7    8  9     10     II      12  13  14 ��S  16     17     18     19  20  31    32  23     24     25     26  27  28   29  30    3*  Don't B�� Backward.  Do not hesitate to ask for a free  I sample of Chamberlain's Stomach and  I Liver Tablets. We are glad to give  them to anyone'who is troubled with  billiousness, constipation, or any disorder of the stomach. Many have  been permanently cured by their use.  For sale by all druggists.  It is a healthy sign when two of  Boundary's important copper producers  are paying dividends and a third about  ready to do likewise. And this, too,  from rock that, ten years ago, some of  the best experts,' so considered, did not  think a profit could ever be extracted  from our low grade ores.  BrltlrJi JraTulists Trip.  A party of British jonrnalists left  England on the S. S. Virginian sailing  from Liverpool on July 19th, for a  tour through Canada. The party is  composed of ten representatives of  Newcastle, Glasgow, Dundee and Belfast. Three journalists will be the  guests of the Canadian Government,  and on arrival at Montreal, the Grand  Trunk Railway System have extended  to them the courtesy of their line.  They will then proceed to North Bay  en route to the Pacific coast.  The tour is intended to give these  gentlemen an opportunity of seeing for  themselves- the develoyment o�� Canada, and to show them the valuable  resources that Canada can boast of.  From    dispatches   published  from  London, it  would  appear  that "final  and unalterable" has  again   been inserted in the amendment of the British  North American Act.    If it  has  and  the bill passes both houses, it is  quite  evident that the trouble is not yet over,  even though Sir  Wilfred   Laurier  was  successful    in   securing  the   insertion  once more.    The province  of British  Columbia    cannot    be   browbeaten,  either at Ottawa or London, and   better terms will be worked for till  they  are obtained.  PROVINCIAL.  Now and again comes the story that  there is much likelihood of a coal  scarcity' next winter, not necessarily  because of labor troubles, but because  of the increasing demand all through  the west, caused primarily by the vast  increase of business and population  generally. One would think that users  of this great necessity, after the experience of last winter all through the  Canadian west, would stock up in the  summer, even though it does tie up  some funds for a few months. A stitch  in time gathers no moss.  Signs accumulate' that British Columbia is on the eve of such a legitimate expansion in mining development  and production as has never been  heard of before. To a large extent we  have gone through the prospective, the  formative and the wildcatting stage���  for the latter seems to follow the legitimate, as the day does the night���and  now is the day of increased production.  Capital that has been flirting with  narrow though rich veins in faraway  climes, is sitting up and taking notice  of British Columbia. It likes the story  of increasing output, and more than  all, it prefers the tale of steady dividends.  Fernie is likely to have a Y.M.C.A.  organized in the near future.  Immediate construction of the Great  Northern line from Fernie to Michel is  promised.  Jhon Houston has not been able to land  his printing plant at Prince Rupert yet  and begin his new weekly, the Empire.  R. J. Burde,,Iate city editor of the  Victoria Colonist, will establish a  weekly newspaper at Alberni, the first  issue to appear August 1.  .- Iowa capitalists have just concluded a  deal for Vancouver Island timber limits  to the extent of 76 square miles; mills  will^be'erected on the Island and "the  lumber exported lo the states.  The output of logs for, the coast district ofthe province for the,-fiscal year,  amounted to 339,343,662 feet. The  scaler estimates that the cut from the  Dominion lands and the interior will  equal that amount, making-app'roxi ma-  tely 700,000,000 as a grand aggregate.  The next Dominion Educationa.l as  sociation, recently in session at Tcr  onto, has named Victoria as the meet-  ing'place of the association for i$oo,  the next convention of the association.  Alex. Robinson, provincial superin  tendent of education, has been elected  president of the association.  . Last Sunday the G. N. passenger  train started away from the station  here, gave a merry whistle and was off  on its journey to Grand Forks minus  the conductor. On'the hither side of  Jordan the loss of the captain ofthe  ship was discovered, and a stop made.  Meantime one of the Palace livery's  swift teams was catching up to the  conductorless - train, together with the  mail. That engineer must have used  his imagination about the starting  signal.  The man .who perpetrated the following had his upper stopevwell filled with  choice grey matter:"  He didn't have a dollar, he didn't  have a dime, his clothes looked as  though they had served their time.  He didn't try to-kill himself to dodge  misfortune's whacks. Instead, he got  some ashes and rilled five dozen sacks!  Then next he begged a dollar. In the  paper, in the morn, he advertised tin  polish that would put the sun to scorn.  He kept on advertising, and just now,  suffice to say, he's out in California at  his cottage on the bay.  No one knows better than the man  who has encountered the genus wildcat,  just how sharp its" claws are. Fortunately, the proportion in the Boundary  is not large; the animal does not seem  tc thrive in these parts, we are thankful  to say.- ���    ��� , S '     .'.  .����  Oneorthefniost sij^ificant evidences  of the prosperity now abounding in  Phoenix and the Boundary is' the  presence with, us for the last week or  two of real estate agents from Vancouver. It may be taken for granted  that these gentlemen would notr stay  here if they were not selling lots, and  from their own statements they have  done well in the mining centre of the  Boundary. They seem to know, where  workingmen have bank accounts and  cart invest if they see fit. As both  Vancouver and New Westminster are  now growing at a rapid rate, it would  seem that investments, if judiciously  made,, would,.prove, remunerative in  the course of time, even though a  slumpjhould come.  house will do." And yet rents are not  very high here. What a chance for investment in inexpensive houses. The  man who takes it, has a gold mine already, for 50 small houses would undoubtedly find tenants on short notice.  AVhatit will be when a few hundred  more meii are at work, as they will be  before long in all probability, one can  imagine.  CM  A gentleman from Vancouver remarked this week that it is astonishing  what ignorance there is in Jhat place  regarding the Boundary district. Many  of the merchants there do riot seem to  know just where this section is located.  This undoubtedly conies from the  notion, formerly so ingrained in Vancouver and Victoria, that those sections  are practically the entire province.  Fortunately, the idea is being rapidly  dissipated, and it is high time. The  Vancouver merchants complain at not  receiving more ordersfrom this prosperous section, but take mighty poor  care of the orders that are sent to  them. When they awaken and attend  strictly to business on business lines,  arid learn more about the province,  they will receive more orders. That is  the story in a nutshell.  Few people realize the amount of  effort required to keep the Pioneer's  ore table up to date, but occasionally  an appreciation arrives. A few days  ago a subscriber, who lives where he  can almost hear Niagara's roar, wrote  us calling attention to a typographical  error in the table���showing7that he  followed the figures closely each week.  This week another subscriber, this time  in New Yoak, wrote asking why the  table had been omitted from the Pioneer for the last two issues, and saying  that he and others he knew of'missed  it from its accustomed place. Hereafter it will appear as usual,: and was  only omitted, and the current week's  output briefed, because of a press of  matter for our columns.    7  BOUND TO PLBAvgE.  THE MOST CRITICAL TASTES  ��� T E A  Pure Delicious and Wholesome  BLACK ,      GREEN  Highest Award, St. Louis, 1904,  MIXED  Lead Packets Only.  Clothing!  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Hundreds of satisfied  don't   oelieve   it come  WHO SAYS SO?  customers. If you  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust, arrived:    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively  BIRNIK BLOCK.  KNOB HILLAVK.. I'HOKNIX.  P.  0.   Sox  56.  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  .All    Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  The Doctor Away from Home when  Most Needed.  People are often very mucha disappointed to find that their family  physician is - away from home when  they need his services.' Diseases like  cramp colic and cholera morbus require prompt treatment, and have in  many instances proven fatal before  medicine could be procured or a  physician summoned. The right way  is to keep at hand a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy. No physician can prescribe  a better-medicine���for.: these diseases.  By haying it in.the house jyou,,escape  muchpainand suffering and all risk.  Buy it now; it may save life. For sale  by all druggists.*  Marketa at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all  the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  >sxsx3S>S)SXS������c^^  Phoenix  Ms^sj***  o*m*****a0a\foa*\  c*^eood Stage la n e  II.W.BRXJMFlx  Tcach.r   of  Piano and Organ  Studio Over Thomas store. Dominion \Vt  PHOENIX, B...C.  I. H. HAIXETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  NOTARV PlJi.l.X.  Cable Address:      HALLBTT,  (Bedfoid M'NeiTs  Coder" < Moielng -v Neal's  ( Lelber's.  Gbbknwood, B.C.  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Co^raV&TiobHill Ave.   PHOENIX, B. C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. m.  ond Thursday of each month.  St,  GUO, V.  DF.Y,  Secretary.  J. J. STRUTZHL.  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNO WSHOE LODGE NO.,(,  Meets every Monday Evening  at Miners' Hil  Visiting brethren cordially Invited.  John Mclver,   N. Q.  Caxlton Cook, Kec. Bec'y,  Win. Fickard, Per. Fin. Becy  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. & N.  (High Class Goods always in Stock.)  GBAMD FOBKS, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Lreave Phoenix, upper town, 9.00 a.m. ]  ;    '��� *' lower tow 11,    9.30a.m. ,L Standard  Leave   Greenwood      -        .^.00 p. in. J  Time  o-oop.  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH H.JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  ���*��*���*��  *!0O0a*m^ot  o^0tmta^*tatmaam^ami0mm��  Baiter's Philosophy���VI.  Resolved, that things look differently to us when the laugh is on us.  Some people are good laughers at  other people's misfortunes, but they  can't laugh at their own. Now dear  brothers, when you can laugh at your  own misfortunes you are a philosopher.  You might as well laugh at them. It  won't do any good to cry. You will  laugh a year hence and wonder why  things worried you. Nothing is important enough to worry about Life  is too short. Just be happy���make a  business of it. It's a sin to be unhappy, besides it will make you sick to  worry.  Ten  prominent   British  journalists  are   about   to   tour   Canada,    going  rE shouid be careful to- get  out of an experience only  the wisdom that is in it���  and stop there; lest we be like the  cat that sits down on a hot stove-  lid. She will never sit down on  a hot stove-lid again, and that is  well; but also she will never sit  down on a cold one any more.  ���Mark Twain.  MILLION DOLLAR SURPLUS.  Bent   Record la the History of British  Co-  tanblti.  The McBride government will be  able to announce to the people of  British Columbia a surplus of $1,000,-  000, the greatest surplus of any which  the Conservatives have been able to  pile up on the deficits of previous governments. - .;  The fiscal year ended on June 30,  and the returns made to lion. R. G.  Tatlow, minister of finance and acting  premier since that date, show-that the  record-breaking mark of $i,oco,ooo  will be reached when the balance for  the 1906-7 is struck.  This splendid showing reflects unbounded credit upon the , administration of the finances of the province by  Hon. Mr. Tatlow. As is well known,  when he took hold of the finances the  treasury was not onjy empty but obligations contracted by previous governments had to be met in order to save  the credit of British Columbia. Not  only was the situation saved at that  time but the internal affairs of the  province were thenceforth so skilfully  handled that annual surpluses have  been resulting ever since.  A. M. Davidson, of Saskatoon, Sask.,  has purchased a- half '<interest- in 'the  Greenwood-Times-and-'-has- assumed  the management of that  paper.    Mr.  Davidson is practical in the business I spring it seemed as though I  and will be welcomed to the ranks of  Boundary journalism. J. W. Ellis, so  long identified with the Times, has removed to the .coast, to woo the fickle  goddess on the wave lapped shores of  Burrard Inlet.  Sometimes even newspaper men  have a narrow escape from being made  comfortable in this world's goods.  Mr. Ellis, who has lived in the Boundary for nearly ten years, off and on, at  one time made a mineral location in  Wellington camp, and religiously did or  had done the assessment, work, year after  year. Finally he grew tired and allowed the claim to. elapse. Then Jack  Farrel located it as ithe Jackpot fraction  and in a fewmbnths thereafter-sold it  to the Athelstan-JacKpot syndicate for  $15,000 Thus Mr. Ellis had a narrow  escape, and Farrell made a nice stake.  Beit Medicine In the  World  for  Colic  sad  Diarrboea.'  "I find Chamberlain's Colic Cholera  and Diarrhoea Remedy to be the best  remedy in the world/' says Mr. C.  L. Carter, of Skirum, Ala. "I am  subject to colic, and  diarrhoea.    Last  would  die, and I think I would if I hadn't  taken Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera  and Diarrhoea Remedy. I haven't  been troubled with it since until this  week, when I had a very,severe attack  and took a half a bottle of the twenty-  five cent size Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Darrhoea Remedy, and  this morning I feel like a new man."  For sale by all "druggists.  Old Times, Old Friends. Old Love.  She���What's the name of the best  ( fortune teller?  ^S��Nfe*��>^^**4*fr*W*;r   He (absently)-Bradstreet.  Rough lumber is now worth $21  per thousand in Phoenix. ��� This is  going some, and' reminds one of the  days before the railways were completed to this point, when rough  lumber was hauled in at a cost of $25  to $30 per thousund. This demand in  the northwest is said to be the cause  of the continual boosting of prices.  It is becoming simply fierce to secure  a place to live in in this town of Phoenix. Every day numbers cf people  are looking fcr houses of almost any  kind. The old maid said, "Oh, Lord,  for a man; any man will #0." Now it  is, "Oh, Ldrd/foFa(WoJisej'any.sort of  The e ar.i no days-like  the good  old  days,  Thedav-8 when we were youthful!  VVhen humankind were pure:of mind,  And speech and deeds were truthful.  Before a love of sordid gold"  Became man's-ruling paedion.  And before each dame and rnai.d" became  : Slave to the tyrant Fashion 1  There  are. no? girls -like -.'the -good old  .:,     girls��� ���, : .     . , .  -Agaiiist the world Pd stake 'ein!  As buxom and;srjuart'and clean of heart  ��� "Aa the Lord knew how to make 'em !  They were rich in spirit; and. common  sense, ,,..:'..  And pie y all sdpppr'tin';'  They could   bake aii'd  brew,  and  had  taught school, too/   -   . ;���  And they made such-likely-corjrtin'.  Thero are ho bovs 'like   the good  old  : boys���        , ���"��� ���,.';..   ���[,....     ��� -  When we were boys'together!    ,  When tire graas was sweet, to'the brown  bare feet ��� ��� '  .'  That dimpled the'Iaughing heather;  When the pewee aang to the summer  dawn  Of the bee in the billowy clover,  Or down Iry the mill the whip-poor-will  Ecnoed ita night song over.  There is no love like the good old love���  The lovo that, mother gave us!  We are old, old men, yet we pine again  For that precious grace���God gave us!  So we dream and dream of the good old  times,  And our hearts grow tenderer, fonder,  As those dear old droanis bring soothing  heaven away off yonder.  ���EtwJKMa FISI.D,  A creditable job of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first impressions  count.  If you use a rubber stamp ou your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put clown as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, aud your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarKs of  the Cheap John priutery, we can furnish it from the only  print shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have seut to  Spokane, Chicago, Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other places, in the past, for printing that could  have been done right here ��� and probably iu better  style. We'd charge a little more, of course, just as the  merchant must charge more than Cheap John Tim, of  Toronto���and its worth a little more. Besides, if you  spend your dollars here for printing, you have a chance  to get them back some day through the Pioneer and its  employees. If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see them again. We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  >TS0f.  Pint Slreet - Opp. Kaob Hill Hotel  Pfaocalx, B. C.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Uh.Tlrc tuoBt perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Keaort in the West, with a com-  pletesyatem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curat!*:  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoua and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ��� ilmenta.  For Klimtuatiug all MetMlicPolsona from th  ���Intern  The grandeur ol the scenery ts unrlvallrd  Mountains,snow peaks, forests, lakes,walcrialU  Mating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursii na  tenuis. Its winter climate la unsurpassed lor  mlldnus HARRY McINTOSH.  P��oDrielor  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Building, PhOeniX, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form F.)  Certificate of Improvemeat*.  NOTICE.  "Tiger" aud "Custer Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate in the Greenwood Miiiins-Division  orYale District.  Where locited���In Greenwood camp.  TAKB NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent lor Daniel Bresnahan, Free Miser's Certificate, No B rori7, intend, sixty days from date  htreol. to apply to the Mining Recorder for  Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose ol  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this ist day of June, A.D., 1907.  39��� ���'    X.U. BAIXSTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Cetificate of Improvement!.  Non-H.  "WOODSTOCK" Mineral Claim, situate In  the Greenwood Mining Division of Vale District  Where located ��� Greenwood camp, in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Adolphe Sercu, Free  Miner 'a Certificate No. B*o7,s, intend, sixty days  from date hereol, to apply to the Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of {he above  claim  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  S ADULPH BKRCU.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since J��n.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash Jio R. Horrell  ^*5 ��� J. B. Macaulay  S A. F. Berry   A. E. H. Clark  Hocpital Ladies Aid   E. T. "-  Cash  Cash:.  Book Case   Bed Llnen,4doz  Cash $50.  . Bank  gleams  on  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME Of COMPANY.  Ooriboo-McKinney���gold   Con sol, M. & S.���gold-copper.  Oranby Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver   AOTrrroR-  rzKD  CAPITAL.  $ 1,150,000  5,500,000  '5i00o,ooo  200,000  SHAKES.  DIVIDENDS.  Issued  Par  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  Latest  Date  Amt  Per  Sh.  1,750,000  48.33S  135,000  31,000  fr  $roo  fico  is  ^r,6<)o  $1,620,000  16,000  ��5l��.837  S94,too  2.563,030  38,224  Feb. 190J  May 1907.  June, 1907  Sept. 1906  .04  '���SO  3-00  ���5��  Cash Jto jas. McCreath  Cash $25. Canadian Hand Drill Co.  Spring Cot ���.A.B. Hood  Maple Syrup ��� __.���.A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing t.own Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen ���Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books _..Mra. B. A. W. HodK��  Cash $20 ��� A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co_ Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood ��� f. Buclrl������  AVERAGE PSICES   OF  COPPER  ���New York-  Lake.  1906   1907  *��****0**l&&**0*&^^  Electrolytic.  Month. 1900    1907  January     18.31   24.60  February....    17.86   24.93  March     18.30   25.07  April.  May      June.    . ���  July   August....,  September.  October ...  November.  December..  18.41  18.11  18.64  18.68  18,72  18.71  18.37 24.27  18.45 24.15  18.44 22.82  18.19   18.68  18.43   18.01  1914   19.29  21.27   2171  21.99   22.34  28.03   23.38  24.88  25.20  25.47  24.; 7  25.17  14.01  Year.  19M  L9JBQ  Emergent meetings ascalledrMatonlt  Hall, McHnle Block. c  3  Itf^rihi'JlimwiMiitawitwi SflBH  ^���^Cm4ai,vu'~i&;&i1-i***r<��'I'u  '.W'^-^'^ifjnt^^iJisfcjt^^iw  SSJw)**<*vJ^  s  1  1  ft  i  >3  3  ������ XQ  ' m  I  flRHB vVMUEHV9L'���' <9$$NESK.  Skin Protection  For skin comfort, skin health,  skin beauty and for protection  against hard water, strong  sun and wiud use  f "Baby's Own'  Soap.  '-*"��� ��">'������<'�� o-w-c* ��->-���<"�� *-.�����<-�� (^|<rt  c%��o <r^*o o��o ��rx#  OUR COPPER CORNER J  4  * MATTKRS OK   iNTEliKST   TO   THOSE   INTEREST*:!)  V COI'I'Kk   MININCi    INDUSTRY  Production and Corrsumplion of Copper.  Boston���The United States produc  tion of copper for the first six   months  of 1907, is placed by L. Vogelstein, of  York,   at  437,000,000  pounds,  IN    THE  N.  It is the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, women  aud men.  Ita daily use keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.   J<?  Albert Soaps Ltd. Mink,   ���  Montreal.  Bewareoj imitations and substitute,  mamnmoum  M��  WHEN  1  rh  Your stomach  TROUBLES YOU  and you are afraid to eat be-  oause of tbe Buffering you know  must follow-, when you are  plagued with wind, headache,  gains in the stomach or back,  iliousness   or   Constipation.  TA���  MOTHER  SEIGELS  SYRUP  which, together with imports of 151,.  000,000 pounds for the same period���  which imports are largely made up of  shipments from Canada and Mexico,  ���bring the total available supply up  to 588,000,000 pounds. These figures  compare with 563,000,000 pounds at  which the Boston News Bureau places  the American production of copper  for the period in question. The difference in these two estimates is probably accounted for, in part at least, by  the importation of other than Canadian and Mexican copper for refining.  Mr. Vogelstein has prepared the fol-  *>������<��  4>��<3  ��L>��<�� ��_^S  I It is to be borne in mind, however,  that the quantity delivered to consumers has not been absorbed, and that  about 40,000,000 to 60,000,000  pounds are held by the consumers.  Government Copper Statistics.  N. Y.���According to figures compiled by the United States geological  survey, the production of copper in the  United States during the year 1906  reached 906,591,947 pounds, an increase of 18,000,000 pounds, or 2%  over 1905. Consumption for the year,  including 215,000,000 pounds imported copper, was 680,000,000  pounds, exceeding the 1905 consumption by 80,000,000  .    . pounds.    Exports  lowing figures showing fhe  production iof copper  for  the year   1906  aggre-  and consumption of the metal for  thel8ated nearly 450,000,000 pounds,  first six months of 1907:  Prodution   for   first   six  months of 1907, lbs.,.  Imports according to  Bureau Statistics for 5  months.. 126,000,000  Plus June est. 25,000,000  Price 60ctsp��r boltle.sold ��ve rjrwhsr*  A. 1. WHITE & CO.. MONTREAL  *r��W����W  y  437,000,000  151,000,000  Total supply    588,000,000  Exports: 6 mos, Metal Exchange figures........   185,000,000  Deliveries to  403,000,000  consumers 400,000,000  Surplus        3,  000,000  N. Y.���According to United States  geological survey  figures, the  produc-  copper  for   1906   by  states  PRETTY PUSSY'S VICTIMS.  tion   of  follows:  Alaska       8,685,646  Arizona  262,566,103  California     28,153,202  Colorado       7i427i2S3  Idaho       8,578,046  Michigan 229,695,730  Montana     283,485,517  Nevada       1,090,635  New Mexico .......      7,099,842  Tennessee     17,809,442  Utan     50.329,119  Miscellaneous .....      1,669,412  '���"��tal 9��6.59I��947  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor stud  ents of both sexes at moderate rate*  Has a preparatory class for junior stud  enif, tluiins grade public school work  Poos hiij.li Butiool work, confers all hi.;l  school privileges, and prepares Tor teach  ers' examinations. Teaches all branclier-  of a Practical Business Course and giver-  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladiee'  Couree for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Coarse, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For/tillerinformation and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D, Principal; or Rev. J. P. BowhII, Bursar.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Land Registry Act, and in  the matter ofthe Title to Lot 8, Block II Cimeron  Mineral Claim (Map 50). City of Phoenix B.C.  Whereas Uie Certificate ol Title of abki.  Tromblbv, being Certificate of Title, No. 510m  to the above hereditaments has been lost or destroyed and application has been made for n  durlicate thereof.  NOTICE IS HHRKBY GIVKN that a duplicate  Certificate of Title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the expiration of one month  from the date hereof, unless iu the meantime  ralid obje<tiou to the contrary is made to me iu  writing.     ���  W. H. HDMOND5,  District Registrar of Titles.  Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C.,  July ^th. 1907.  View of the War Eagle mine taken seven years ago. This property is now  being actively developed by the Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co., of  Canada, Ltd., which recently acquired it.  Purring Wildcat dot,In Its Deadly Work In  the Han.  Down East the wails of scratcned  and bitten victims ofthe wild cat ard  filling the air. The pretty pussy, thati  purred so insinuatingly and so gently,  inserted its paw into the cream jug of  so many small investors' bank accounts, that wore such- cute ribbons1  round its neck with "Cobalt" inscribed  in letters of silver, is now lashing its  tail, and with ears thrown back, its  cerebellum arched in the air, is spitting, scratching and lacerating as only  a wild cat can. The lithographed  boom of Cobalt is "busted" and the  buyers of chromos are "broke." It is  the old sordid story of a public of  suckers anxious to get rich quickly and  a gang of unscrupulous bloodsuckers  ready to rend them.  If it were only those who could  afford to lose, little sympathy would be  felt for them. But those who are  victimised are usually the ones who  can least afford it.  People who are struggling for a  cheap and almost joyless existence  read of the sudden wealth of the lucky  ones. The specious promoter dazzles  their eyes with stories of easily acquired riches from the stores of mother  earth. The heart.weary struggler with  poverty hesitates, is convinced, or  thinks he is, parts with his or her,  generally her, slender capital and that  is the last of it. Sooner or later the  crash comes and the toy balloon of  great expectations is pricked. Then  only the weary grind of the struggle  for existence is left. If the tales of  disaster, trouble and sadness left in the  wake of a "busted" mining boom could  be collated, Victor Hugo's "Les  Miserables" could be repeated a dozen  times.���Vancouver Saturday Sunset.  Favorable Signs.  Ten years,ago there> was a mining  stock boom in British Columbia and  little attention was paid the fruit,  lumber or real estate. The stock boom  faded away, leaving many a sore heart  perched upon a pile of gilt-colored  certificates, but mining did not cease.  It has gone steadily on, the increase  alone in the production of copper in  this Province with the past decade  amounting to oyer. 800 per cent All  the signs now point to a veritable  boom in real mining and the wise ones  are already preparing, .for its advent  which must come in '08 or'09.���R. T.  Lowery.  HAVE $360,000  FOR DEVELOPMENT  NOTICE.  NOTICH is hereby given that the Vancouver  Victoria and Rallwav and Navigation Company  ha> e deposited in the Office of the Registrar of  Titles for the District of Yale, at Kamloops, a  plan.profili and book of reference showing the  proposed location of a branch ofthe line of their  railway lo connect the main Hue with the International Boundary, near Myncnster. ou Lot 430,  aud that it is the intention ofthe Vancouver .Victoria and Eastern Railway mid Navigation Company to apply to the Hoard of Railway Commissioners for Canada, at Ottawa, under section 321  of the Railway Act, four weeks after the first  publication of this notice for the necessary  authorization under the provisions ofthe Railway Act, for the construction ofsuch branch line  of railway in accordance with the plrui, profile  and book of reference so filled.  Dated this 4th day of July. too?.  A. H. McNHILL,  Solicitor for :he Vancouver Victoria aud  Eastern    Hallway    and    Navigation  Company.  This advertisement was first published in the  Phoeuii Pioneer ou the 13th day of July, 1907.  NOTICE.  TKNDKRS   for tbe   purchase or the  Sisters" mineral   claim, Lot 1432,  verted tc the Crown lor unpaid taxes.  ������Twin  which   re-  SKAI.HD THNDKRS will be received by tho  undersigned up to 4 p.m. on Satubday, the wth  day of Julv, 1907, for the purchase ofthe "Twin  Sisters" mineral claim. Lot 1412, situated In  the Greenwood Mining Division, Rossland Assessment District, at the npset price of$6r.2s,  being the amount due at date of Tax Sale, with  Interest at 6 per cent, together with taxes du-  since the date of sale Crown Grant fee, and coat  of Advertising.  JAMBS R.  BROWN,  Asst. Commissioner of Lauds and Works,  Fajrvikw, B.C.  To American   Subscribers.  On account of the increase in second  class postage rates between Canada  and the United States, on and after  May 8, 1907, the subscription price  of the Pioneer to residents of the  United States will be $2.50 per annum.  This includes new and renewed subscriptions, and is merely the additional  postage that must be paid for American delivery.  A. S. Williamson, who has  spending the week in Phoenix, selling  Vancouver realty, was recently in Kamloops, where he learned something  about the leading copper property of  that section, the Iron Mask.  He says that Capt. Argyll, the manager, recently returned from a trip to  Scotland, with the news that the sum  of $360,000 was immediately available  for the company to proceed with the  exploiting of the property and to erect  a smelter.  The smelter, of 250 tons daily  capacity, will be constructed at Kamloops luke, at a point convenient to  reach from the Iron Mask mine, and  will be so built that it can be readily  enlarged.  At the Iron Mask, T. J. Ferguson,  the superintendent, a former Phoenician, has had but a small force of men  at work for some time, while the manager was in the old country. But it is  expected that this force will now be  increased, and the mine put in shape  to maintain a considerable output.  Mr. Williamson also states that the  colony of those who went to near  Kamloops from Phoenix a year or two  ago and settled on land there, are all  getting along nicely.  Deaib of Robert H. Anderson.  Robert    H.    Anderson,    a   widely  known mining man of the northwest,  died last week at the Sacred Heart  been  hospital, Spokane, of heart failure.  Mr. Anderson was born at Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia, in 1872, and  came west in early manhood, where he  took up mining. For some time he  worked at the Bunker Hill and  Sullivan in the Coeur d'Alenes, arid  later came to British Columbia, where  he became ' superintendent successively of the B. C. mine in Summit  camp, the LeRoi mine of Rossland  and the Sullivan mine of Kimberly.  It was he who, after the LeRoi mine  had been said to have been worked  out, took charge and discovered a new  and highly valuable ore deposit.  The body is to be shipped by the  Turnbull Undertaking company to  Nova Scotia, where Mr. Anderson's  parents reside, upon the arrival of a  brother, John.  Old Chronic Sores.  As a dressing for old chronic sores  there is nothing as good as Chamberlain's Salve. While it is not advisable  to heal old sores entirely, they should  be kept in a good condition, for which  this salve is especially valuable. For  sore nipples Chamberlain's Salve has  no superior     For sale by all druggists.  MRS. LOUIS LACOMB.  SUFFERED NE MONTHS.  Operation Advocated���Saved  By Pe-ru-na.  Mrs. I��ai8 Lacomb, Haywturd, With,  writes:  "I have followed your treatment rag  closely as 1 conld and am now entirely  well.  "We bad two doctors and one amid  that I would have to have an operation  performed before I could regain my  health.  "We then decided to writs yon as to  my condition, as I had been suffering  nearly a year -with severe pains and  headaches at times so that I could  ���carcely stand up.  "Now I feel so well after a short  treatment with your remedy, and am:  so grateful that I do not know bow to  express my thanks.  "I thank you many times tor the kind  advice I have had from you."  Write to Dr. S. B. Hartman, President  of the Hartman Sanitarium, Columbua,  Ohio, tor free medical advloe.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  Wb��B Taddy Roosevelt Spoke ��� Piece.  The story is  told   that  when President Roosevelt was a boy he had to  speak a piece at school.    He began:  "At midnight in his guarded tent  The Turk lay dreaming of the hour  When Greece, her knee in suppliance  bent,  Should tremble at his power."  He started all right, and got as far  as "Greece, her knee," and stopped.  He had forgotten the rest. He started  again, could get no further than  "Greece, her knee���Greece, her knee,"  when a young wag in the audience  hollered:  "Grease her knee again, Ted, and  I'll bet she'll go."  "Is a mark a German coin, pa?"  "I think it is."  When a German gets a job, then do  they say he is making his mark?"  "By the way, sir," asked the waiter,  "how would you like to have your  steak?"  "Very much, indeed," replied the  mild man, who had been patienrly  waiting for twenty minutes.  Ore Tonnage fur Southeast Kootenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending July 20, 1907,  and the year to date, in tons.  YEAR.  7o,734  151,070  607,094  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICK thiil 30 days alter the first  publication of this notice. I I'.tend to apply to  the ChierCommissioner <>r Lauds aud Works, at  Victoria, for a special license lo cut nnd curry  awny timber fiom the following described land  in the Similkameen Division ol Ynle District, viz:  Commencing at a.post on the north side of  Sutherland Creek, about three (j) miles Kastpr  Christina Lake, marked A.J. Auderson's Northwest Corner Post, thence South 80 chains, thence  Bast 80 chains, thence North 80 chains, thence  west Po chains, to point of commencement.  A. J. ANDKR80N.  P��tedjuly oth, 1907.  Drill Sergeant���Recruit Cohen,  what is the length of the military step?  "Eighty centimeters, sergeant.''  "Wrong; it's s.-venty-five centimeters."  "Very well, segeant: "I'll let you  have it for that."  SHIPMENTS.  DISTRICT.  WEEK.  East  of Columbia  River         2,727  Rossland       5.546  Boundary   36.'54  Total   -14.427  SMELTER  RECEIPTS  SM ELTKR.  WEEK.  Grand Forks  20,489  Greenwood    10,083  Boundary Falls ...  4.949  Nelson           I IO  Northport      I,8l8  Marysville   600  Trail   5.U7  Take the Postmaster's Word for It.  Mr. F. M. Hamilton, postmaster at  Cherryvale, Irid., keeps also a stock of  general merchandise and patent medicines. He says: "Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is  standard here in its line. It never  fails to give satisfaction and we could  hardly afford to be . withoat it." For  sale by all druggists.  828,898  YEAR.  330.702  176,498  87,282  9,616  56,521  17,400  182,706  Total ...  43,166      800,725  Customer-  today?  Salesman-  -What have   you in fish  -A few bones, ma'am.  | Church Services Tomorrow  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30   p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m.  A cordial welcome  to 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  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  withcut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance ol  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIClaN.  THE  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken   over   the   Lumber   Yard  and will carry   a   full   stock.  DRY   WOOD  rroiupt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  (PHONE 34.)  STRATOCONA  NELSON. B.C.  R. G. WEBB, Proprietor.  The lead in; Hotel of the Koofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Samole Rooms.  A pencil mark here ,__  ia a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  promptattention.     ./iBSST"  ���%s***sa��a^sat^i*��^>s**<it4>%��B4^s%p_aBf>a  - Summer -  Excursion  Rates  EAST-  From PHOENIX, $54.65; to  WINNIPEG,  PORT ARTHUR.  ST. PAUL, DULUTH,  SIOUX CITY.  ST. LOUIS, $62.15;  CHICAGO, $66.J5;  TORONTO, $80.65;  OTTAWA, $84.70;  MONTREAL,   86.J5;    ST.  JOHN,   $96.15;   HALIFAX,  $103.95.  ON SALE  JULY3, 4, 5, AUGUST S, o, 10,  SEPTEMBER //, J 2, 13.  First-Class  Round    Trip,  90 Day Limit.  Corresponding Reductions from all  Kootenay Points. Tickets available  for Lake Route, including Meals and  Berths on I^ike Steamers. Through  rates quoted to any station, Ontario,  Quebec or Maritime provinces on  application.  J.S.Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B. C.  [_2SaS?.Sa5E5Era5r!5aH��fi^^  HOME MADE ICE!   4 ���^���** ���������*������������**��*�����������������������*���*������������������*���������-���������������*���***��� ��-��*#�������������������*  j  Having installed, at large expense, the only ice making machine in  the Boundary, we are prepared to make delivery of- this fine  product, made from PURE SPRING WATER. Also, natural  ice in anv quantity.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Props.  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix Beer and  �����* ������������������*+���*������'  K  THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards recei\ed. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,000,000 JO  RESERVE  $l,W0,000.(Ri  ESTABLISHED  1859.  We   have   a large stock of the  celebrated  Pabst  And cau Promptly Fill all  Orders  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co,  JAS. McCREATH.'Proprietor.  Dominion Ave.  Cor.Banner St.  *>E��g�� PHOENIX, B. C. een  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  $  5170  St. Paul  Minneapolis  and  Rettirn  Tickets on Sate Aug. 8, p, IO, Sept. u, 12 and 13.  AccountJamcstcnon Exposition. Return Limit go days.  Above rate is from Phoenix, B. C. $00.00 from Seattle. Same rates ap"  ply to Duluth. Proportionately low rates from Washington and Oregon  points. Rate to Chicago $66 20 from Phoenix, B. C, $64.00 from Spokane; from Seattle $71.50. Low rates to Omaha, Kansas City, St. Louia  and many other eastern points.  FOR A COMFORTABLE TRIP TAKE THE  "ORIENTAL LIMITED"  Standard aud tourist sleepers, dinirrj; car ti-id Compartment  Observation  Car.    Meals in dining car on the a la carte plan.    The "FAST MAIL" is  another K<xid trairr.  For information rejjardin|r routes and through   rates  to  any   easrern  point, address  W. X. PERKINS.  Agent, Phoenix, B. C.  W. A.  ROSS, Assistant General  1'aauent.er Ag^nt, Seattle, Wn.  !=Great Northern Railway=  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to be the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary I listrict of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subscribes for two,  three and even five  years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Ptib. Co.,  l'lioenix, B.C.  NOTK���We have atcw Copies ofthe last PIONKKR  ANN'tlAl. left, price    35 cents  each, or 11 copy will be scut free to a new subscriber.  ^  fcjz.^r, tr i^^gsi  ll^..^...^��.l    ^Mlll     1^1'   V^J"',  i^i  >rr Kr ^ gr ai.0FL.ai..  r^^r^r^T'sr^r'^"  - * ���"�����  ���{A- I      "  m  #1  mU"4  111  ' ti rP 1 *>  1 nnr y-i  -, {-4  Hi  f mit!  'i:tl��.!!!. i-  mm  rim   PHOENIX   PTONEER  I  i<>!  tm'v$&'i  IM|fi  ffff  m4i  SHARP ��, IRVINE CO.  Member of Spolwne Slock Exchange.  JOS   Wall St..- .SpoKane.Wash.  WI--  WISH TO SKI.L  20 m   100 B. C. r,lj1p.-r-  tiiRn  -'00 Dominion Coppc-  HUb0  CO to ..      .  100 In 1000 IriU-riiaiiolal (.ml    ..  500 16 i'000 Albo la Cu.il l.ioc.lwl).  1000 to .W00 Panhandle Snu-ln-r.   ,  100 to   400 Keinlall [AiontarraJ...  100 to   300 Snowstorm [CD.A.] .  100 to   500 Stewart .C.D.A.j   1000 to 5000 Sullivan [B, C.J;.....-.  &m  The above are all Rood buys, and and will show an an  auvnuue uunn  B. 0. Copper was the leader of the market d urine the  6.00  .05  .40  07>i.  1.45  3.00  2.10  A3ys  lna,like others, make big profits in the world-  famous. Coeur d'Alcno Mining District, Idaho.  Write for Copies of Our Mining Engineer's Iiop.nl ami Man. Free.  UY  NONPAREIL  COPPER  4  NOW ��jLX(j per share  Jaquush& Carlson  Member* Spokane Mining Exchange  601S02A, Rookery, Spokane, Wash.   _,., .... ..... o..v.i ��u cm advance during the next  30 days.   B. 0. Copper was the leader of the market durine the past week,  selling up to $11.50, at which price it is in good demand.   Dominion  Copper  is a good buy, and will advance to $7,00 on next move.  International Coal, Snowstorm and Kendall are dividend paying stocks.    Wire  your orders at the market.    .  m  LMMM?  rWYVWWWWWWWV^  Horn, iii (ireenwood, July   13th. to  tin. wife nf Alex. Robinson, a daii.;litci  Man led    at   Boundary   Falls,  July  jin,   rreti   is.    Hopkins  i\liss  mm  LeidlDf Hotel of Boundiry'i tendlnj  Ulnlnf Camp  Hotel Balmoral  In and Around Phoenix  j^\ BRIEF TOPICS  OF   LOi:,lL   AND   GENERAL ��_  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���**    ������ 8E  New tnd Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Koomi  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and,First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  ^ .,_.;: J. *  McMASTER  Proprietor.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For sale, dresser and  washstand, in  good order.    Apply at Pioneer office.  For sale cheap, two five-foot showcases with tables to match. Apply to  E. A. Black.  The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist  church will hold their deferred  social  Hotel Brooklyn  ���  iff  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   ��*���:   Heated  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  August ioth to 14th, inclusive.  - Dry wood in  car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Before   buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T- Gardner.  , Woodchoppers wanted.    Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  w��� ,���._ uolu. lI]eir  Prescriptions carefully prepared at Jon Tuesday, Aug. 13th  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.      '  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  J. W. Hannan, of the dairy, now has  43 head, having recently added eight  cows.    . . .... .-  Danny Deane has taken several  rooms over P. Burns & Co.'s store, for  his roomers.  The best kept and coolest glass of  beer in town. Chas. & Ed. at the  Stemwinder.  at  _ih,   Fred   li.    _..,  Minnie Christiansen.  Grand Forks is to have a lax sale of  all property delinquent since December 31st, 1905. The date was fixed  for September 14th.  Midway has elected D. S. Tainblyn  and E. A. Hain as school trustees, and  raised the salary of the instructor Irom  $70 to $75 per month.  Fishermen have been  getting some  good   catches   of   late,   the   favorite  haunts   being   Boundary creek,   West  Fork and North   Fork.    All   sizes of'  fish stories is one result.  Grand Forks 20,000 club proposes  to let the advantages of the Boundary  be known through the medium of  printers'ink���the... best..in the world.  Two pages will be taken in a special  issue of the Nelson Daily News..  Boundary Side Lights    $      -wr   i    f      T1 *   ��'  4^r=r^.:~ I    W atch Repairing  id..  ,.-.f r .M....   i:��..i.: r 1 l.i.-i-      W  , * ������^J  S  A son was born to Mrs. Tuck Collins at the Phoenix General Hospital  Tuesday, but it died the next day, being buried in the city cemetery.  John Simpson, B. A., who was notified last week that he had been elected  principal of the Phoenix public school,  telegraphed his acceptance this week.  COMING AND  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix. B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chishoim, Prop. '  Conducted in First-Class shape.-  Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy  and  t   well  furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue . :   . . 'vtuuli. B C.  HJ.  Fine Hot House Tomatoes.  ���    _   _   .......    .._,    ���  BERRIES,   PLUMS,   CHERRIES  McDonalds Exquisite Candies.  JAMES phone 6-4  Phoenix Sh  loerax Jfeam Laun<  LIMITED.  (?  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the largoHt or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  -lit;  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  r  Patronize Home Industry.  9t  Prompt attention to all orders  AD.   McKENZIE,  Manager.  Dominion Ave., - - - Phoenix, B C.  THK   FINEST  QUALITY  IN  MILK and CREAM  STRICTLY   FUKSII   KGC'SS  IIASXAM.    PUOl'BlBTOll,  Tomorrow evening the Presbyterian  choir will render "I Was Glad," as an  anthem, and R.E. Thompson will sing  "The Rosary."  Last Tuesday Angelo Schulli took  possession of the Butte hotel, Do-  minion.avenue, Bat Boone, the former  proprietor, retiring.  Williams? Original Dixie Jubilee  Singers "are expected to appear here  this.fall;.Wm.' Irle, the,advance agent,  being here yesterday.  ', -., _:y  A. S. Thurber, who has been located  at Greenwood for some months, has  returned to Phoenix, joining the electrical force at the Granby mines.  Work has been started 011 a five-  room residence at the Snowshoe mine,  which will be occupied when completed by E. W. Fox. head of the  office staff at that property.  Nelson people are beginning to call  attention to their annual fair, which  takes place in September. J:'.: XV.  Aikman, the advance man, was here  this week vvith;,advertisihg matter. ���  ���'��� J. E. W. Thompson, of the firm of  Mprrir), Thompson,..&i,.Cov.who - has  been looking after the firm's branch at  Moose Jaw-for some months,'.is not.in  the best of health, and is visiting his  wife at Oxbow..,  Miss Helen A. Hawkins, soprano,  who for the past two years has been  studying with one of the best vocal  teachers, in the west, will be heard here  in concert on the 12th of August, assisted, by local ta|ent.  The Thomas Drug Co. has opened  in' business in Nelson. A. F. Thomas,  of Greenwood is in charge, while A.  E. Thomas, of the Phoenix store, has  gone to Greenwood, and another of  the Thomas brothers is in charge in  Phoenix.  Wednesday evening the recently organized Phoenix   Terpsichorean   Club  gave its first dance at. Miners' Union  hall,   there   being about   60   couples  present.     Those who   attended   say  they thoroughly enjoyed the occasion.  James and Biner furnished the music.  Two  new  songs  entitled,  "In  the  Balloon Throng So Gay," and "She is  Dark as Gloom," are the . latest compositions of James Mack, of Greenwood,   B.C.    They are  published in  Chicago, Illinois, but can be had now-  at the'Thomas Drug Store, in Green  wood, for 25 cehtsrper copy.  ; A good many enjoyed the partial  eclipse of the moon Thursday evening,  notwithstanding the fact that the moon  is something like 252,000 miles from  ihe earth, and the sun does its business  at a mean distance of 93,000,000  miles, more or less, fiom this terrestrial sphere.  While this weather makes Marshall  lake, the main city water supply, go  down quite rapidly, there is now more  water in the lake than for sevpral years  past at the same time of the season.  Probably there will be more need of it,  as the population of Phoenix is greater  today than ever before in its history.  Ernest. Miller and JeiT  Grand Forks, were in camp  week.  Davis,   of  early this  Dr. W. H. Dickson, wife and  returned Saturday nightv from  couver.  child  Van-  A. B. XV. Hodges, local manager of  the Granby Consolidated, visited Fernie  this Week.  Mrs. Oxley started for. New Westminister Thursday, to visit with her  daughter.  John A. McMaster returned Wednesday from a trip to his' mines in  Gloucester camp.  Mrs. J. F. McDougall returned late  last week from a two months'visit with  her mother at Vancouver.  A. G.Evans, editor, and proprietor  of the. Grand Forks Sun, was'a visitor  in Phoenix Wednesday.  Mrs. Nelson Carson and two children, of Winnipeg, are visiting Mrs;  Mrs. Carson's mother, Mrs. Sarah  Tufts.  James McArdle, of Grand Forks,  one of the owners.'. of "the Anderson-  McArdle . building,   was_in'the_   city  yesterday;���-,���������'.!���';-  Dr. D. XV. McLean, formerly o( Rossland, arrived in the city this week and  opened up in Dr. Gordon's old office  on Dominion avenue.  Mrs. XV. B. Willcox and daughter  Elizabeth left Wednesday on a several  weeks' visit with her: mother, Mrs.  Charlotte Crawford, at Port Madison,  near Seattle, Wash.  Morns Starks and wife, of Brockport,  New York, who had been to Seattle as  delegates to the International Christian  Endeavor convention, were visiting  their neice, Mrs. Albin Almstrom, last  week on the return trip to their home.  E. J, Wilson, at one time superintendent of the Boundary Falls smelter  and afterwards of the Northport smelter, was a visitor, in camp yesterday,  now having an office in Spokane.  Since leaving the Boundary he has  built a smelter in Aaizona, and is now  looking at the Greyhound mine, Dead-  wood camp, for some capitalists.  NEWS BOILED DOWN.  Victoria had a $125,000 fire this  week.  The last chapter of the famous Haywood trial at Boise. Idaho, is now  being enacted.  W. J. Bowser, M.L.A., has been  sworn in- as chief commissioner of  lands and works.  Japanese continue to arrive in  British Columbia in hordes, and coast  people are awakening to the influx.  Last Saturday, off Eureka, Cal., the  steamer Columbia was run into and  sunk by the San Pedro, nearly 100  lives being lost.  We made a specialty of this part  of our business and employ an expert workman who has had over 38  years experience in the business  and who has worked for some of  the leading firms in western U.S.A.  He devotes his entire time towards  getting but repairs promptly and  satisfactorily. U'e carry a large  line of watch material for all makes  of standard watches, but if necessary  can make and replace any of the  parts broken in a watch.  E. A. BLACK,  *I The Jeweler (*  Knob Hill Ave. Phone No. 68.  f  HOTEL   UNION ^  important   railway  town  in   the  W.   S.   TOKNEY,   Piio,,  The  best  conducted   Hotel   in  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  Boundary.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  ' Reported bv B. B.   Mitrhton   & Co.,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to July 24,1907.  ASKHD  Alberta Coai and Coke  Alameda   B.C. Copper ........  Cariboo McKinney...  Cons. Smelters......  Domin. Copper   Denoro Mines.......  Diamond Vale Coal...  Furnace Creek.......  Granby .'.-...  International Coal   Nabob   Nicola CoalMines....  Oom Paul...   Panhandle Smelter...  Rambler-Cariboo   Sullivan   Stewart  Snowstorm. ..  White Bear ..........  Western Oil Common  HID  .42  .07%-  10 37>��  .OS*  105.00  5.87^  .08  .19  .50  115.00  .90  .23  .04  .37  .24  .12>if  2.00 "  2.98  ���Oiii  1.75  CK><><><><>0<><K><><><>8<>0<><><><>-i  * Millions Are Being Made In  The   Coeur   d'Alene   Mines.  Copper  A      WINNING     PBLOPEFLTY  Capital 1,500,000 Shares     Par Value $1.00  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  PreB.; W. D, Greenough, Mullan,  Idaho, Vice l'res. and Mgr.; C. D.  Miller, Mullan, Idaho, Sec; Jas.  Carson, Mullan^ Idaho, Superin-  tcnrlr'nt. Mr. Carson developed  tho Morning Mine, being iu charge  11 years.  The Company is developing S  claims   and 3 fractions, 4 miles  from Mullan, on the ' Northern  Pacific railroad and a valuable  water right.  There are30 feet of shipping ore  in sight. .An 800-fooi tunnel is being driven to cut t'-e ore at the  500-root level, with 300 feet more  to run. A limited amount of  stock will be sold for a short time  at 17^ cents per share.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   V.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Australia/* '^l'iji.vi'Rat.Fractiorjal," "Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims situate iu the Greenwood Alining  Division of Yale District. Where located���  between Greenwood arid Wellingtou Camps.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Isaac H. llallett. as  Agent for Kbic E. Jackson, Kree Miner's Certificate No. B 10056, intend, sixty days from dale  hereof, to apply to the Milling Recorder lor Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And  further Take Notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificarcs or Improvements.  Dated this r_jth day of July, A,D., 1907.  44��� I. II. HALI.HTT.  Do not allow this opportunity to pass unimproved. The money you invest goes  into development for your benefit.  J.   L.   IVf ARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.    , Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.    q  r<HK>0<H>0^>CK>0<>8<KKK^  -.***���*�������������> ....�����*���  ���*H  N 'O so) jojMdsii] nui'j.  ���NVIDIXdO pn* HmaAHf  TEST SHIPMENT  FROM THE CARNEY  Air  Also    Installing:    Small  Compressor.  L. Martin, president of  the Car-  Copper  Co.,   returned   Tuesday  AKERY  Having" secured a first cla^s  baker, I atn prepared to deliver  promptly the best Brkad, ( akv  and Pies. Satisfiaction {���uaran  teed, trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention  'Phone A55.     WJ.Prenderg��st, Prop  House For Sale.  Five room house for sale. All  modern conveniences. Apply to VV.  J. Porter, Phoenix, B. C.  Daoge 'sr Sale.  Having   installed a range of larger  capacity, I   have  a   7-foot  John Bull  range for sale, at a  bargain.    In first-  class condition, apply to  James Mar- .  shall, Hotel Brooklyn, Phoenix, B.C. j  ney Copper Co., returned  from a visit to the" properties of trie  company, near Mullan, Idaho, in the  Coeur d'Alenes. Mr. Martin states  that the mine is looking first rate, the  No. 3 tunnel now being in over 450  feet from the portal. In fact, he thinks  the property never looked as well as it  does today.  Quite a lot of ore has been sacked  for a test shipment, which may be  treated at the Granby smelter, to which  a favorable rate has been made.  Messrs. Hower, Church and Forrest  have the contract for driving the tunnel,  and are making good progress. However, a gasoline air compressor has been  ordered for the Carney, which it is expected will be installed by the 1st of  August, when the driving of the tunnel  will proceed faster. There are quite a  number of shareholders in Carney in  the Boundary, and it would seem that  I hey had. gotten into a good thing,  something that is likely to pay a hand- ]  some profit in the course of time.  'wosisaow  ^  ���gDsuadxa  XVBat)    rIO[(1    \v\iia.  bUoi.b  Siq aqj   urn.) jasop saaud -pr  pun' aodn  popu.idap   aq  utio q-ucji  When doing your Spring House Cleaning and making changes, do not  forget that we have that odd piece of  furniture:  that you have been wanting���or wi  tire sets. In the Latest Styles.    ::  furnish en-  Those   New        RU&J    \  .   .   BINNS  FURNITURE.  Just  Received  UNDERTAKING  ��?<  STATIONERS, ETC.  S3JDIM  McRae Bros. & Smith,  Ltd*  ERS, ETC ��*==.  Fishing Tackle  Kodaks  Hammocks, Etc.  c o  The Latest and  Best in All Lines  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  The  William Hunter Co., Limited  Dnminintt Ammur.  Matheson  3nsurancc Haent  P1RK,      LIPK  AMI.  ACCIIJKMT.  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWER 1082. r. ���# pHQNE no_  PIDKUTY    IIONDS, -  COMMISSIONER   FOR    TAKING   AFFIDAVITS        GIASS  PHOENIX,  Subject to  Wb W11.1. Buy.  2000 Alberta Coal (Free..  100 B. C. Copper  5000 Canadian Gold Fields  1000 Internaticnal Coal...  6000 Sullivan    10000 White Bear   market fluctuation and ronfirrnation  Wk Wilt. Skix.  .411-.'.  10.00 "  .06  .00  .12  .04 J��  100 Dominion Copper  0 00  rnJJ ^��"8-Smeltora  w'.QO  C00O Denoro Mines  08J��'  200 Can. Marconi  160  1000 Giant (Rose.)  03 V.  10000 Nicola Coal Mfneu...... Bid*  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Mens Shirts  Men's Shoes  (Ladies' and Children's Goods  The  If Yoff Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men;S Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Ulack  and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords ���utshine them all.  Boy SttttS 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.  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  j  1  **   -fl^srt^(K"i^BTJBrS5V5->r-3T--  ^^f^^^^&j^^^Em^K  %��mmmwmMmMBmmm��

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