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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 6, 1908

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 �� w ���iit^mwwP' -"*��� **���*! '] "f  j_"T L,��� ,1    \    F    r  "    ^/..v, .(J !   \    >.  "I - a -"v  J ,)>2(4 "L-Alfai1 J>1 >tAtkd/^'i'^.jf/Krf'JU��>iU^li4y^u*IUnUi1v^i  ftf *i' "^Tf tjJIlUi^  JJ.aj^JiM'MW'iTI'ljr.  ��� i#>.^��-^*-*h^*^'; ���.*���  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  urn  Ninth Ykar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  SATURDAY, JUNK  6,  100S  No, 29  THE EVER  POPULAR  Blue  <#  ��>  IS  the   dressiest   of   all  sack   suits.  ' Whether in the sinjrle or double breasted  effects,  our  new   models embody   the  summer season's newest ideas of style  and finish.   ::::::  The coats, as is usual with  have special attention given to their  shape-holding- features. There's' no  sagging or wrinkling up the front.  The shape stays firm until the coat  is worn out. : : : : :  This, with the fact that our Blue  Serge NEVER FADES, makes it  worth your while to call and look over  our stock of summer suitings.    :  Boundary Side Lights  VIEW  OF   RAWHIDE   MINE���THE BIG SHIPl'KR OK TIIK DOMINION COI'I'EU  COMPANY,  DOMINION COPPER (jQMPANY TO RESUME  Operations  At Their  Mines   and   Smelter   Will   Commence   on  June J5th. ..'":".'���  Will  Give Employment to Upwards of 200 Men in Phoenix Camp���Company Officials to  Arrive Next Week.  I  ymimiiJUJUJUXL^^  SPECIALS  FOR    TO-DAY'S   SELLING  Smoked Halibut, 20c per lb.  Smoked Kippers, 15c per lb.  Curlew   Fresh  Creamery Butter  35c. per  lb.  We want you to try this Butter ; there  is nothing finer comes to town, no  matter what the price.  Official instructions were received  on Saturday from the head office of  the Dominion Copper company in  New York to prepare their mines and  smelter for .resuming operations on  June 15th.  "'Although this information has been  expected for some weeks it is none  the less welcome in Phoenix now that  it has been officially announced, the  mines of the . Dominion Copper company being the second most" important  copper' producers in this camp.  The announcement also states that  a party of officials, probably Warner  Miller, the new president of the com-,  pany, Vice-President Melville, and M.  ��� MI'Johnson, consulting engineer.Jwould  Teach; Phoenix about June ioth to have  a look through the mines and smelter  before the resumption. AH financial  responsibilities of the company have  been satisfactorily settled, the semi  annual interest on the $800,000 of 6%  per cent bonds having been paid on  Monday, and it is believed the Dominion Copper company was never on a  better financial basis than it is to-day.  There should be but little delay   in  getting started to work after the 15th.  The compressor, hoists and all machin-'shipments for a  ery about the mines are in good shape,  though considerable general cleaning  up will   be  required   before  shipping  commences.     Superintendent   Rund-  berg states,  however,  that the mines  would probably /.be shipping in about  a week  after resuming  and with'a a  very'short time  would be running at  full capacity.    At the smelter at Boun:  dary  Falls   there,'is sufficient fuel to  last for a  month   and about a week':.  long time to come.  The ore is hoisted through a  350-foot shaft from this mine and sent  over the C.P.R.  ", The.Idaho mine has been extensively  opened up by tunnels and open cast or  glory hole work, making the breaking  down of ore an easy and economical  matter. The mine is served by a spur  from the Great Northern, which connects with the C.P. R. about eight  miles, distant, and  it is expected   that  supply of ore in the bins, so that the J larger tonnages will be shipped from  furnaces, which are in readiness, can ; this mine than have been in the past,  be blown in shortlyiafter the 15th. ._ .i- -The-Iargest producer oTtrieIJoTnih-  It would now appear that* Phoenix ion Copper Co. is the Rawhide mine,  is on the eve of the. .revival of its for-.which, like many others in the Boun-  mer general actLvityii--When operating ^daryv-is^-a veritable mountain'of low  at normal capacity the Dominion Cop- grade ore. This property has six tun-  per Co. employo;/rom-isooao.300, men nels at different levels and is opened  in Phoenix camp alone, and ships up so as to ab'e to maintain a large  from 750 to r;ooo tons of ore daily. { output, up to 1,000 tons daily if need  The Brooklyn-Idaho group is in the ,' for years to come. Last year the C.  heart of the camp, while the Rawhide j P.R, constructed additional trackage  is about half a mile distant, adjoining facilities for the Rawhide at a cost of  the Snowshoe and  Gold Drop  mines,  some $20,000.  Altogether the Brooklyn mine has sent j The Sunset, in Deadwood camp, and  out close to 300,000 tons of ore since the Mountain Rose Summit camp, are  shipments started first, and there is smaller mines owned by the same coin-  reason to believe that it can  maintain-pany which will also resume operations.  Boundary Mining Notes  Strawberries   Tomatoes  Green Onions   Lettuce  New Cabbage    Spinach  (0.,  ===���Qrocers and Hardware  About 250 men are now working at  Mother Lode.  The Mother Lode is now shipping  900 tons daily to the smelter at  Greenwood.  Next Wednesday will be the payday  at the Boundary mines and should be  the best for several months.  A party of mining men from New  York and Boston are expected to visit  Boundary mines in a few days.  The shipments of ore from the Oro  Denoro during, the past two weeks  were much in excess of any weekly  tonnages last year.  At the Brooklyn mine of the Dominion Copper Co. new trackage has  been laid to the big cave-in which will  be used as a dump for waste in future.  The B.C. Copper company's smelter is now treating nearly 2,000 tons  of ore daily. The first furnace was  blown in on Sunday and the other two  on Monday. The convertors were  started on Tuesday and shipments of  blister copper will commence in the  course of ten days.  The plant at the Tip Top mine, in  Skylark camp, has been moved further up the property and work has been  started on the new big copper surface  showing, which is said to be the richest of any working mine in the country.  The lead where the work is now being  started is eight feet in width, and the  lowest assay gives it $42 to the ton in  copper besides good values in gold and  silver. The lead has been traced  without a break and at its lower end  a shaft has been sunk for 150 feet on  the lead.  .The shipments of ore from Granby  mines, Phoenix, for the month of May  totalled 93,316 tons, and with the  exception of last March was the biggest  monthly tonnage ever sent out from  the mines. In March all the furnaces  at the smelter, were running at full  capacity, while during May two furnaces were out of commission for a considerable length of time, in connection  with the improvements now going on  there, and less ore was consumed.  The shipments for the first five months  of 1908 total 294,3'7 tons, showing a  big increase over the same months last  year. The shipments for the first five  months of 1907 were 206,073 tons-  FAREWELL TO REV.        \  MR^ WHITTAKER'  kindness would not soon be forgotten,  During the evening several gifts o!  money were also made to  Mr. Whit-   "���'.��� j taker.  Presented With Locket by Local j     Rev.   Mr.   Whittaker preached   his  T O O F   T r\Acrt> I ^arewe"   sermon   in    the    Methodist  l.KJ.\J.r.  i-ooge. ! church   on Sunday evening.    During  The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist j his three year's pastorate of the cougre-  chufch held a farewell social in the j gation he has taken a foremost place  church on Monday .evening for  Rev. j in the religious and intellectual life of  C. Wellesley Whittaker, the retiring  pastor, who left on Tuesday for Vancouver, where he will be assistant  pastor in Mt. Pleasant church. A  large number of his friends in town  availed themselves of the opportunity  of calling and saying good-bye.  Refreshments were served and Rev.  F. J. Rutherford, pastor of Greenwood  Methodist church, presided over a  short program. Francis Knott, treasurer of the churcli, made a pleasing  address and reviewed in brief the progress of the church during the last  three years. When Rev. Mr. Whittaker assumed charge, he said, the  church was entirely dependent upon  the missionary society for its support.  This year it had been able, notwithstanding the depression in labor circles,  to pay all its own expenses, including  the pastor's salary; the congregations  have increased largely, and progress  has been made along all lines. Mr.  Knott eulogized the ability and resourcefulness of the retiring pastor, regretting his leaving; and in saying  good-bye, on behalf of the congregation, coupled with it thc wiah that he  may be found even more useful in his  new sphere of labor.  During the evening the members of  Snowshoe Lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F..  who were in session, in their hall,  visited the church in a body and presented Mr. Whittaker, who had been  an active member of the lodge, with a  gold locket, beautifully engraved and  bearing the three-link emblem of the  Oddfellow order. The presentation  was made by M. M. Stephens, who in  a neat speech voiced the members of  the lodge, in expressing the loss the  lodge will sustain in Mr. Whittaker's  departure, and asked him to accept the  locket as a slight remembrance of Odd-  fellowship in Phoenix, feeling assured  that in going to Vancouver and visiting  sister lodges he will do credit to his  mother lodge. Mr. Whittaker replied  in a few well-chosen words, thanking  the brethren for their kindness, which  was entirely unexpected. He had enjoyed his association with Snowshoe  Lodge,  and this expression  of their  Phoenix, and combined religious fervor  and zeal with good business ability.  His removal is a distinct loss to the  religious life of the town, and he  carries with him the esteem and re  spect of the people of Phoenix.  CARNEY COPPER  SHOWING UP WELL  J. L. Martin Returns from Trip  ot Inspection.  J. L. Martin, president of the Carney Copper company, returned late  last week from a visit to the Coeur  d'Alene country, in Idaho, where he  has valuable interests in a mining way.  While away he visited the property of  the Carney Copper company, near  Mullin, in which a large number of  men in the Boundary are interested.  Mr. Martin was very pleased with  the progress made in developing the  Carney Copper mine. In driving the  cross cut, just completed, a ledge 25  feet in width, of excellent showing was  cut through. At the point of intersection of the ledge there is no shipping ore, but drifting had started along  the foot-wnll for the ore shute when he  he left. Mr. Martin is quite enthusiastic as to the future of the Carney  Copper property, and believes it will  be n b'g shipper in time. No other  mine on the continent, he says, is more  admiiably suited for shipping purposes, with excellent tunnel sites, and  every opportunity to get the ore out at  low operating costs.  Chesaw baseball team plays. Greenwood at the latter place tomorrow.  James Anderson left Grand Forks  last week for the Findlay river district  George Taylor, a well-known contractor of Grand Forks, died on Tuesday evening.  C. H. Archibald is erecting a cement  block residence in Greenwood at a  cost of $2,000.  Two barbers are now located in Miu  way. When business gets slack tlie)  go ot't and give the grast a haircut.���  Ledge.  Provincial Constable Jensen of  Eholt returned Tuesday from Kamloops, where he had taken the murderer Ceddib.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges and daughter  Marion, of Grand Forks, are in Spokane attending the graduation of M 's-  Daisy Hodges from Brunot hall.  J. K. Johnston, of Grand Forks, ha >  gone to Prince Rupert. Mr, Johnston was at different times city clerk,  police magistrate and editor b* the  Gazette.   '���������'.���'��� *.;���     ;���������'.���;���: "'p;  Before leaving to take up her residence at the coast. Mrs Fisher of  Grand Forks was given a farewell reception and presented with a moonstone found on the north fork of Kettle  river:- ' 'a.-aaa  :.'���'��� The following officers were elected  at the last regular.meeting of Gateway  lodge No. 45, Grand Forks, for the  term coining July 1st: W.G., R. Frache;  V G, W. R. Dewdhey; R.S., Geo.  Chappell; P.S., W. B. Bower; Treas.;  Fred Clark.  W. H. Fisher, one of the old-timers  of Grand Foiks, has left for Wellington,  Vancouver Island, where he has a two-  mile contract on extension of the E. &  N. Railway. Mr. Fisher is sending his  string of horses over by way of Princeton and the Hope Mountains.  Last week A. S. Embree and Miss  l.ucy "Lad'd McKenzie, and William B.  Embree and Miss Marion Eugenia  McBain were married by the : Rev. M.  D; McKee,of Greehwo'odi "A. Sl'Em-  bree and bride left the same day  for Nome, Alaska, where he will manage a paper for the Western Federation of Miners.  At the meeting of Greenwood lodge  No. 29, Knight of Pythias, held Wednesday evening, the following officers  were elected: A. Lind, C.C.; D. O. McKay, V.C.; W. B. Embree, P.; Wm.  Lawson, M. of W.j A. D. Hallett, K.  of R. and S.; A. J. Logan, M. of F.;  Chas. Bierce, M. of E.; J. A. Otto, M.  at A.; W. T. Thompson, I.G.; Chas.  Daigman, O.G.  The case of the City of Grand Forks  against the Yale-Columbia Lumber  Company was heard at the Assizes in  Greenwood. In this case, which was  for damage done to one of the city  bridges by logs belonging to the defendant company, the judge decided  that the city had not proved ownership  of the bridge, therefore had no case.  The city had to staud the cost of  the suit.  NO. 9 DIVIDEND  BY GRANBY CO.  $270,000 Declared this  Week.  Brings Total Dividends Up To  $3,238,630.  Last Tuesday at the regular monthly  meeting of the board of directors of th;  Granby Consolidated, held at the company's New York office, 52 Broadwnv,  a dividend of two per ;cenu^w:<s d-  claredupomthe par;valueof?the stock  outstanding, payable 6ut$or the net  earnings of the company on June 13th,  1908. As there are now issued 135,-  000 shares ol the new par value of  $100, this dividend amounts tu  $270,000.  - This will be the ninth dividend de  clared by the Granby Consolidated.  With the exception of the first, paid in  December, 1903, all previous to this  dividend have been paid at the rate of  three per cent-���a dividend of two per  cent, and an extra dividend of one per  cent."-''  It must be pleasing to shareholders  to note that, notwithstanding the low  copper market, and the fact that the  mines were closed down .for some  weeks in December, the .Granby company is able to continue its dividend  policy.  With this dividend ihe Granby company have paid back to its shareholders, all told, the comfortable sum  of $3,238,630, the payments and  amounts being as follows:  No. 1���December, 1903..  No. 2���January, 1906. ...  No. 3���February, 1906   No. 4���September, 1906 ..  No. 5���-December, 1906..  No. 6���March,  1907 .....  No. 7���June, 1907   No. 8-���September,  1907 .  No. 9���June, 1908.^   $133,630  405,000  405,000  405,000  405,000  405,000  405,000  405,000  270,000'  Total  .$3,238,630  Latest Prices in Meiala  Nkw Yobk���Copper, electrolytic, $12.  50    @ $12.75;   laite. $12.75 (�� $1S.87>!>'.  Bar Silver, 63  Lea<l, $4 30 % $4.35.  8pelter. $4.50 �� $4.55.  Knlfbrs of Pythias Elect Officers  At a meeting' of the local lodge,  Knights of Pythias, on Tuesday evening the following officers were elected:  F. C. Graham, C.C.; R. J. Gardner,  V.Cj W. X. Perkins, Prelate; ]. W.  Hannam,' M. of W.; S. J. Matthews,  M. at A.; R.  H.  McCracken, K.R.S.;  F. S. Lundie, M. of F.; G.   W.  Mc-  Auliffe, M. of E.; Jas.   Bateman, I.G.;  G. L. Elkins, O.G.  Phoenix Lady in News Contest  The Nelson Daily News is conducting a popularity contest tor ladies in  three districts, the winners of each to  be given a free ten-days' vacation trip  to the Dominion fair at Calgary, in  July. Miss Rossie Coutts, of Phoenix,  has been nominated for the Boundary  district, and has already several  thousand votes to her cr.dit, her opponents being young ladies of Grand  Forks. Votes are secured through  subscriptions to the News, 1000 votes  being given with a yearly subscription.  Miss Coutts will be pleased to receive  subscriptions from any persons desiring  a good daily paper, which will also  assist her in winning out in the contest.  0- <*> ���������-�����������������<�����  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE  ��� table gives the ore si  1902, Tor 1903, for "1904, for 1905, for 1906. a  rhe following  lable givea the ore shipments  of Boundary mines tor ioct>,  ud   lor  ,901. tor .  as reported  to'the- rboenix I'toneer-  Mxnb. 1900     190!        1902        1903  Grauby Mines.... 64.553 231,762 309,858 393,71s  Snowshoe���        *97     1,73!    20.800   71,212  B. C. Copper Co.  MotherLode���   5.340   99.��34 141,326 138,079   174.298   '47.57��  B  C. Mine   19,494    47,405    14,3a    19,365  Kiiima _         650     8,530   22,937  Oro Denoro.... - ...._..    15,537  ' Bonnie Belle   1 Dora. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem -..  Idaho-  -   Kavrhlde ���  Sunset.  -         802     7,455    '5.7JI  Mountn Koae,  1904  549,703  57.900  16,400  1005  653.SS9  3,007  1900  801.40.4  8,426  105,900  MM  11 804  3,"7  1907  6I3.537  135,001  .(6.1 521  .1*7  Past  Week  18,051  20^,321      11,726  32,350     55.73'  1,076  2,250  160  Citv Councillor Bv Acclamation,  George W. Rogers was on Monday  elected by acclamation to the city  council, to fill the vacancy caused by  the resignation of W. J. Porter, now ol  North Vancouver. Mr. Rogers, although a young man, is a pioneer  resident of the camp, and owns a large  amount of property in the city. He  is a sell-made man, of good principles,  and having been financially successful for himself, should be an acquision  to the city council.  Athelstan     1,300  t     Morrison -    K. Bell   Senator   y Brey Fogle   Y Reliance   ��� Sulphur King..  A Winnipeg- ...��  T Golden Crown..  V King Solomon.  A 3ig Copper   ���   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris   Jewel -   Riverside ~.  Carmi   Sally   Rambler -   Butcher Boy   Duncan   Providence   Elkhorn   Strath mo ic .-   Golden Eagle   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   Last Chance   K. P. O. Mine   Bay   Mavis ���   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby   Republic   Miscellaneous,-    3,230  55o  875  665  2,000 .  350  ISO  560  Z8s  6*5  48a  a,o6b  "s5o*  5.646  3.339  363  3.070  3,aso  I./S9  4.5S6  25,108  3.0S6  4,747  140,685  3.960  26.032  48,390  3,555  3.450  322  364  33  1.833  13  ISO  18,374  >4.48l  43.*>5  12,353  64,173  3',*7o  3M5S  (549  3500  0,316 i  586  ...30  145  219  993-  40O  167  t  3.456  726  3*5  5��  SO  3<��  60  750  770  Ijo   30  xo6  76  9  IS  1.140  40  140  20  90  "65  40  700  30  ���a  535  689  '55  73  30 .  40  00 .  80 .  589  45  500  a     Total, tons  96.600 390,800 508,876 690,419 839,800  ' fimelter treatment  9J3.S4S I.lot.537 LM^.W       478,-'44     15807  Grauby Co....- oj.387   330,838 ��i3.J4o 4f i.93�� 506,352  B.C.CopperCo  117.611 148,600163,913210,484  Dom. Cop. Co-        3*,57�� 30,930  687.98S 828,879  210,830    133,740  84,059 318,811  637,626  341.95'  ���53.439  446,416  6647  '7,:3�� .  6647  Total reduced- 62,389 348,439 460.940 697,404 SJ7.6C6 982.877 H7M3��  M33.��W    453063     23 s8>  i  mr<'  im  # "  \'Xr  &*-!.  $ 1 t t '-^  h\ *'    "  li'l'.'  {'"��  *���-? ���  ���teti  i$m  '-';*^ It-*:-"'I  liSi  0':l'.'.' :";���&  'M'-A -. --'i.-vi '���'  ,:;f'K^  ' [W^B:!;-:  ���    tMfi^'AA  II  ���m ->w  ,^,\4". ,������������>:  ���W*>?m  "\i iff   I'E^    Hi''  It ^,      /  <jt��:  IP  ' ��>rr  raff!  few  'la        A'l'ft"*  li  ' : IB'/  ''ft?  , bi,  te-i  I Bisk.  ��t  ifl  P  I ilHF  ftj'  ' !��  p*  "ll  mi  lltt  5i  life  BE'  I  WM  sis  II  "a1  Mi  w<  mi  ;!*;,��� ' _,  m  ���I  J|��^  9k,p/**!*[ttfit1^ j<  rrfJaPii *'  rtlS'11  fijjplf  *, f*'i!|��'*!f  ill  Iris "1  s >,&& $i*  ft t,\'S !!.'  THE PHOEXTX PIONEER.  j I INK THINKS  i  Here's to the girl the sweetheart girl,  The girl of our ardent youth,  She was  a Queen  and I   was a King  The day we trothed with golden ring,  In the bygone days forsooth.  Here's   to the girl, the  heart-true girl,  The girl who ia pledged for life,  The girl who cheers thro'rainand shine,  Who fights along life's battle line,  A trudvrart, lover and wife.  Here's to the girl, the B.C. girl,  Of bountiful virgin wealth,  Who dowers all with la vis hand  From stores of mountain, sea and land,  We drink to thy bonnie health.  J   W. B. in Saturday Sunset.  3  He kissed her on the cheek.  It seemed a harmless frolic.  He's been laid up a week���  They say with painter's colic.  OUR COPPER CORNER J  MATTF.RS fie   .NIKRKST  TO   THOSE   IN'TERI.b I IiD    IN    THU A  0 MATTERS  OK   .NIKRKST  TO   THOSE   JNTERI.b 1 IiD    IN  COPPER   MINING    INDUSTKV  t  FOB   SALE   BY  THE  HUNTER-KENDRIOK CO.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining loutoa.1.  taavma vm*axxntDAY�� BV TM  fiq&eer publishing co.  '- '. *-. ATrnoKfirx.it.c.  T: ALFRED LOVE. Manacicr.?"[  Taiaotianta i*aaiaem'oOce]So.l4: ... ,.!��.     .  ;T��wpaptM* iMaaau*fareaideDtnftto.is,^  - s,   ���- " ���', ���  avaacamtoma i* advahcb.  f,erTe��r��� ���......���   aVmatimtma....^.".    ���.  Xa the United State*, per star��� ���..  them to keep in closer touch with the  people. It is a distinct advantage to  the public to have the premier and as  many cabinet ministers as possible visit  the various constituencies as often as  their duties will permit.  Utorn are not asabacr ber to thto paper, this  te m iatltsflon to you to become one.  A'dTerttrtng rates fiirnuhea on application.  Ceaal noticta 10 and s ceata per line.  Wear weeWr Inaertlone consUtirte one month's  admt sine.  -<UNIOHI  y.��- ' �����'�����!!'>-. ��r, ,"���'( '  J.1?**- <Jijne'  -i-  1908  'Sai.ai0B.Tatt.Mrad.   Tag  Fr;.  Sat.'  ,*234  5  6  .-  ,7      8    .9    10 , n  .,��  *3  ������*��}������  ' ���*r*r*  ���3I.-T22      23      24      25  vi9  26'  20  37  i  Ia8    29    30    -  "- '  '  . In an editorial referring to the tour  of Premier McBride and his colleagues,-  the Colonist says:   ���'  "But there is an aspect to this tour  which is possibly even "afore* satisfac  tory than this, and it is the derhonstra-  <200 j tion afforded that we have reached, as  i.��51 far as local politics are concerned, an  *r'5�� lend of a Ion/? period of political unrest  and partizan bitterness^ There 'were  very many people, who questioned the  desirability of dividing provincial politics on federal lines, and it cannot be  successfully denied that there ' were  some reasons against such a step,  which were fully threshed out at the  time. When Mr. McBride announced  his, intention to form, a ministry on  straight t Conservative lines, there was  undoubtedly a strong protest-from  many quarters, but that it was a wise  step subsequent events have fully demonstrated. It gave us settled political conditions, and only those who  are able to recall the state of politics  in this province less than a decade ago  can appreciate what it means. The  effect upon, the business of the province, we mean now not the public but  the private business;1-has been very  pronounced, for there is no doubt that  the country was greatly injured by the  continual reports thot went out concerning the chaotic statt: of politics  and the resultant unfortunate condition of the public tieasury.  It is pleasing to note the hearty reception, that have been given Premier  McBride and his colleages,   Hon. W.  J. Bowser, K.C., attorney general, and I     ><As the person who, more than any  Hon. H. E. Young, minister of educa-  one else, was responsible /or this new  At Nelson, Rossland,  Cranbrook and  Femie, citizens,  independent of party  other side of the house. The proposition I have to make is that the judge  who is empowered to adjust the districts will be entrusted with the -work  of correcting all errors which may have  been committed in the preparation of  thelists in Manitoba. If this bill be-  comes law, and if the registration clerk  is appointed by this- Government, will  Mr. Roche be satisfied?"���Sir- Wilfrid  ^Laurier in_his address in thejipuse of  Commons on the election act. '-  , ;���r������i~/: '-' ,  The announcement that Hie Dominion Copper company .will", resume operations on June 15th has been the  source of much gratification among  citizens of Phoenix, as well as throughout the Boundary. The resuming of  the Brooklyn-Idaho and Rawhide mines  will give employment to upwards of  200 men in the camp, and should assist not a little in setting-in motion the  big wheels, of general prosperity in the  town. It will be a new lease of life to  Phoenix, which has as yet its brighest  days before it.  Fishing is necessarily  a quiet diversion.    It gives a man every opportunity for meditation���and invention.  #  If the Doukhobors decline to wear  clothes they would confer a favor by  wrapping themselves in solitutde.  . 4  Never mind what the weather man  says���keep your umbrella where you  can get your hands on it, and nobody  else can.  *  Better lay in a supply of thermometers before they go higher.  *  The ideal man,  As every girl knows,  Is the fellow who can,  And at last DOES propose.  #  Ins Thinks has been requested to  hand out the following- testimonial on  a local barbar's prescription : "Sir, I  used your hair invigorator last night  and iii applying" it* to my pate.'spilled  a poitinii on a cheap blanket. This  morning 1 was 'compelled to cut my  way o.n <if bed with a pair of -shears,  and bes .Ics a luxuriant growth on the  ln-ail, I an in possession of a fine hair  mattress."  .   "*'  A promoter is  a man   who makes a  strenuous effort to  boost   his   own interests.  *���  Jack and Jill went up the'hill  To get a pail of water;  Said Jill, "I fear the'd rather have beer  Though, of course, they had'nt  oughter."  ":--m  Elsie had to write an essay on boys,  and this is what she wrote���"Boys are  men that have not'grown as big,as  their fathers. Girls are small women.  Boys are~irnutsah.ee. THey wear out  everything except" soap. ' "My papa is  so nice that I think he must have been  a little girl when he was a little boy."  Dainty June brides now step in the  limelight���and spooning couples in the  twilight.  LaTtest Copper Mines. conds being  consumed   in   making   a  The largest ceype mine, and in fact  trip of nearly a miie, including stopping  the largest mine   in the   world,  is the a"d starting, a performance  which no  Calumet and Heck, in  the  northern  locomotive on a   horizontal   plane can  peninsula of Michigan.    This property   duplicate.  haspaid in dividend* ovcr$i 06,000,000 Milling capacity is provided for 8,000  on a capitalization of two ind a half tons daily, and thestc.im stamps which  millions of dollars, and the $25 share* ;���� employed have a capacity of 500 to  are quoted' at $625 to $675 each. ! 8���� t0��s l-er day "�� ti"ich hi;ad-  The Jesuit missionaries, as in the) Interesting figures m connection with  caseoftheHomestake,areclo3elycon-!lhe maRnuude of the opewuons m-  nectedwith the early events in the ; solved are that one coal bled has a ca-  copper country. It does not appear 1 l*aclt>' ^ 200,000 tons, and that 50  that the  Indians  ever discovered  the  tons of drill steel are  sharpened daily,  existence of the copper lodes. Evidence  in the mounds of Ohio point to the  fact that the early mound builders  knew of the existence of the, Lake  Superior copper deposits and mined  them to a certain extent.  Mining proper on the peninsula began about 1845, with the development  of cross fissures, but it was not until  some years later that the beds of  "amygdaloid" and conglomerates beating copper were found.  The Calumet lode is the only true  conglomerate.    The  other lodes   are  frequently  called   conglomerates,   but  erroneously so.    The  copper   in  the  balance of the  lodes  occurring in the  bubbles or vesicles of lava  are known  as  amygdaloid.    The   lodes   vary  in  width from 8 to   40 feet,   the  average  stopes being from j 2 to  14   feet wide.  The district is noted for its extremely  deep  shafts.    The No. 4  shaft of the  Calumet  is  4,684    feet    vertical,   or  8,100 feet on   the   dip.    In   addition  there  is  a   winze of  190   feet at  the  bottom.    On   Red  Jacket  a   vertical  shaft is 4,920 -feet deep,   and   did not  cut the lode until the 3,000-foot ma- k  was passed.     Pillars 75   feet   wide are  left each side of all shafts,   and   when  the present workings arc exhausted the  pillars will  give a product tqud to 20  per cent   of all   previous   production.  Ore is kept   blocked   out   for   cij.ht  years   ahead,   and   the   Calumet  and  Hccla   workings   aggregate   about two  hundred   miles   of shafts,  drift",  etc.  The Red Jacket shaft   is   equipped  with an 8,000 horse-power hoist, which  will lift a ten-ton   load at the   rate of  over one   hundred   blacksmiths   being  employed.  TheCalunielarid Uecla'scloscst com  petitoris the Anaconda ol llutle, Mont.,  with a total production of $39,000,000  on a capital of $30,000,000. A comparison of coits between these two  properties is interesting, the Calumet  and Hecla being able to produce  copper for Z% cents, while the average  cost for the Anaconda company last  year was over 11}4 cents per pound.  Only Two Bill Per Moult.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, lor a  short time, is only 95 cents per month.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office.  Baiter*! Phltoioabr.���XXVIII.  Resolved, that everything is the  effect of some cause, it's got to be so.  My condition is the result of getting  fresh with a'- fool monkey. Happiness or sorrow, health or sickness are  all caused by yourself, most of the  time. When you give up believing in  superstitions and get down to the fact  that nature's laws were made for you  to use for your own good or,your own  destruction, then you'll be free ! You  don't have to be sick or unhappy, if  you don't want to. You've got as  much right to bi well as anyone if you  do things right.  DRAY ING  'M  wi nil   Ml).in   iii'nii|,;h   .., (,  lo.    K.tpiil  KxpivH* mill it,  Tiansfi-r.   Caiefu I,.i ���������,������; ,"^  orderB !-U*.. a. .-MIR  JAMES G. ncKEOVVN.  TUCK   COLLIN^  SHAV1NC PARLOUS.  and IJA I'M ROOM.  Unlet Hfilmomt  Co-. Vlrnl *�� KitobHltl A��*  I'HO  KNlx,  ���L\  PIIHEMX NFST   *   OKilrR OF 0W|S-  || MeeUevtr) Tn -w,  v Kvrji.  INO, at Miners' Uuluii (fall  C-tdLiI W��lcoin�� tuErcihttn. VUili;;  DANNY DKANE, Pr.-��Min.  CHAS. E:   KING, 5��rciry  Kingtdward Lodge, No.3o  A. r. ami .4. .M.  Regular communication 8 i>, in.    h,  ond Tliurstlay of each niutith.  KmcriceiiL mcctinK* ascsllrd^Mawuu  Half, Mcllalr Hlock.  . M. UHKKUINO,'  ttcvrciarv.  T. KObl'KICK,  W.M.  ��  forty miles per hour,  only  ninety se- passing car,  J. Jamieson, a Victoria tailor, had  his skull fractured while leaning out of  a street car window by a blow from a  With half a million freight cars  standing idle in the United States, the  shops of the C.P.R. at Montreal are  very busy with new cars. This is a  striking commentary on the difference in business ��� conditions in the  United States and Canada.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL S3.000.000     RESERVE FUND Si ,863.003  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1898.  NEW WE8TMIN8TBE, B.C.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRA.NCH OFFICES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  wm orirsK vaciutik�� pobscbsbd bv  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  ' - FOR  Coilccilons and BanMaj Buslaess Generally  XN  THAT   IMPORTANT  TKBB1TOUY  I. O. O. F.  8NOWBHOK I.OUGH No.  Meets every Mouday K.venlujf   at Miner*' Ma'  Visiting brethren cordially InviUJ.  Cakltom ll.Coox, N.ti.  W. s. Cook. kk. Hi-c'r.  C. W. WHlT���������AKHl��,r, r. Kiu. Btv,  I'UOKXIX   ARHIH   NO.   l.-.fci  C'Utl   ���:   1U   ",  Vy ling     brulliftl  i-iwuy- nt 1 ou,c  I    n . i.. W. I".  ItAUk \ jami f.  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Life anal  Accident  Insurance.  Qeneral Ageat.   Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCH KS   1*V  Manitoba,  Alberta and Britiah Columbia,  all Over the World.  Correspondents  Phoenix Shoe Shop  (   APVERTIsiNG  tion, in cities   throughout theinterior.  departure in   provincial   politics,   Mr.  affiliations,   joined  in  tendering ,wel  comes of a non-partizan character.  Ths tour of the provincial ministers  through the interior at present when  no election is pending, is of the nature  that cannot heip but promote the welfare of the province. It gives them  an opportunity of acquiring information regarding the existing conditions  -and needs of the interior and enables  Good Appetite.        ^T  Good Digestion.  Good Health.  To have these blessings keep  your stomach and liver well  and active, by taking Mother  Seigel's Syrup when necessary. This great medicine  ensures their perfect action  and keeps you welL  THESE  Iffifofiier SEIOEL'Sl  WILL GIVE  YOU.  JPrica Co cent* per Bottle.   Sold avtrnrbate.  A. J. White ft Co. Ltd., MoutraaL  McBride deserves well of the people,  and the capable manner in  which he  had conducted affairs during his pre- j  miership   gives^him   a   further  claim  upon public confidence     In this work  he has been admirably assisted by his I  colleagues,   who  have devoted them-J  selves lo the  public  welfare  with  the  most praiseworthy industry and single-'  ness of purpose."  It is said that 45 per cent, of the  population of the United States is now  living under prohibition. This is an  exceedingly remarkable showing. The  working out of the prohibitory laws  will be watched with interest and nowhere more so than in Canada, 92  licenses having been recently cut off in  Ontario as a result of local option taking affect in a number of municipalities. . ,,V- ,;-.':;.  The  Pacific  Prine  largest    warehouse  ^n    the  coast    is    being   erected   at  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school  work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations*  Teaches all branches  ol a Practical Business Coarse and gives  Diplomas.   Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Coarse and in the Ladies'  Coarse 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 ta, in  lilt affiliation.      ; '.."?.',;;  For fuller information and terms write  Pnncei;Rupert for Foley, Welch and   Rev. W.J. Sipperell,B.A.,B.D.,Prinei.  a"' I t����J: or Bov. J. P.'Bowail. Barear.  IS NOT A LUXURY  IT'S A NECESSITY  "My   hoi),   friend   from   Marquette  and every other member of the other  side of the House does not   want  this  law to be passed, because if it were to j  be passed it   would give the  preparation   of   the   lists,  not  to   their  own'  friends, but to our own friends.    Now I  if they think it is unfair  that, the lists'  upon  which they   want   to go to the;  election   should   be  prepared by their'.  opponents, do they ihink it is lair that  the lists upon which we would have to  go to the election should  be  prepared  by our opponents ?   Can we not agree,  therefore, lo devise a  law  which  will  remove   the  control  of the   elections  both from the Grits and Tories? That  is the proposition which I have to make  to my hon  friend from Marqu'.-tte, and  to all  hon. gentlemen fitting on the  PHOENIX DAIJ1  W. A. McKAY & SONS, Props.  Finest and Pcaucsrr  MILK AND CREAM  DSUTiniB   DMLV m  AST    .  PAirr or toobhix.  Gnr�� Urn A Tsuax.  Satisfaction Guauantkbd  A. T. TUl'ANO, I'ioj..  Boots and Shoes made to or  der, first-class work guar-  ' anteed. Miners' Boots a  svecialty, guaranteed watrt  proof.-  Flrat Street- Opposite  Knob  Hill Hotel  Ph-emx. B.C.  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  Wo furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As w. ship direct, in Carloads, we  can  make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  o  Jas. IMc&eatli & Co.  GKEENT*VOOD, n c.  A merchant with a big store, a big stock of goods, clerks  and equipment, who expects to do business without adver-  tising, is like the man who pays a lot of money for fiue gas  fixtures but hopes to get along without having a meter put in  and the gas turned on, "because of the expense/' In both  instances costly equipment will give poor results.  The cuticle covering the human anatomy is entirely re-  newed every few years���not a particle of the old skin remaining- A store undergoes this change every few weeks or  months, accoiding to the advertising enterprise of its owners.  .The^progi^siy^tore of today is completely a new store as  compared withjtieif a  few  months  ago.  Speak to 1500 people weekly through the columns  of the  PIONEER���the paper that bring result!  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edllon Usued March, 1908.;  SIZE! O. t.vn.       ?  PAGES:   1228.  CHAHTKRS:   25.  SCOP15: The  Copper   Industry of  the World. ��� :.  COVERING: Copper'History, Geology, Geograph), Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining, Milling, .:. Leaching,  Smelting, Refining, Bianas, Grades,  Impuiities, Alloys, Uses, Suhstitiiit-s,  Terminology, Deposits by histiicts,  Slater, Countries and Continents  Mine* in Detail, Siaiisties ofj'ioduc-  lion, Consumption, Imp- n.��, I'*\p< us,  Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Coppei Handbook is roncci-  edly the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  THE MINIiR needs the books for  the facts it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and  Copper-Mines.  THE METALLURGIST needs d c  hook for ihe in is it piv s him  u-mud  ing Copper   milling, le.ichiiu, -111. iiifi��  and refining.  THE COPPER CONSUMLK  needs the hook lor every diaper it  contains. It tells what, and explains  how and why.  THE  INTESTOR   IN   COPI'EK  SHARES cannot siff >rd to he without  it.     The   Copper   Handbook    uives  statistics and  general  information on  one hand, with thousands  of detailed  mine descriptions.on .the other, covering  the  copper   mines of  the entiie  world,, and the 40 pages of roi.drilled  statistical tables alone are woith more     .  than the price of the book to each and  j every owner of copper mining shares.  PRICE:   $5.00   in   buckram   with  gilt   top,   or   $7.50   in.   full   libimy  morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent  you, all carriage charges prepaid, on  one week's approval,''to be returned il  unsatisfactory, or paid lor if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book  and judge for yourself of its value to  you ?���������'������  WRITE  NOW  to   the editor and  publisher.  Horace -J.''Stevens  39,  Shelden Building, Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.  El "i ^Sii'fcSfiS^  m  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  "PE-RU-NA WASSUCCESSFUL  WHERE DOCTORS FAILEO,?'  Writes Mi% Cholette After Ta&inft Pe-ru-na,  Two lumber Jiul.s at Enderby recently got on a spr- >��� and in order to  raise funds fi.rnul and '^shed cheques.  They have hem s>-niunced to 18 and  aa months in Kanil.-nps jail.  'l'he Phoenix Pioneer is the only  paper in the Boundary that prints'all  the news of the Boundary���-and prints  most of it  FIRST.  The Poll tax of $500 on each  Chinese immigrant intoCanada brought  the Federal tieasuiy last year no less  than $690,000. The total arrivals ol  Chinese were 1,380. Under the term>  of the act, half 'he tax goes to the Dominion and half to British Columbia,  where nearly all the Culi'Stial'. remain  The linaiic dcpaiimcnt is .forwarding  a cheque 10 tin; provincial government  for $345000, beiiu half ihe total  amount 'received.. The entries ���!  Chinese in other provinces were as  follows: Oniario, 1; Saskatchewan, 1;  New Brunswick, 4, Nova Scotia, 3;  Quebec, 74.  Words of Praise  Tot the aevoral Ingredients of which Dr.  Pierce's medicines arc composed, us given  by leaders in all the several schools ol  medicine, should have far more weight  than any amount of non-professional testimonials. Dr. Piercei's Favorite Prescription has THE BADGE OF HONESTY On OVCTy  bottle-wrapper, In a full list of all its ingredients printed In plain English.  It you are an Invalid woman and suffer  from frequent headache, backachn, gnawing distr^H In stomach, periodical pains,  disagreeable, catturhal. pelvic drain,  dragglnWdown distress In lower abdomen  or pel vie, perhaps dark spots or specks  dancUfg before the eyes, faint spells and 1  klndfalsymatomscaused by female weak- '  ness, otathor derangement of the feminine:  organs. Mur can not do better than take  Dr. Pierrfejs Favorite Prescription.  The h/spltal, surgeon's knife and operating talio/may bo avoided by the timely  use of favorite Prescription" in such  cases. Thereby the obnoxious examlp-  atlons anil local t|Y-'Urf~tiTHls_of the faml  physicia  course o  '"T-^fi, nri^try_'?i "* "f'n.V "������avonta  Prescription " is composeiTof the very best  native medicinal roots known to medical  ���clence for the cure of woman's peculiar  ailments, contains no alcohol amd no  harmful or habit-forming drugs.  Do not expect too much from " Favorite  Prescription; "it will not perform mini-  cles ; it will not disolve or cure tumors.  Ko medicine will. It will do as much to  establish vigorous health tn most weaknesses and ailments' peculiarly incident to  women as any medicine can.' It must bo  given a fair chance by perseverance in Its  use for a reasonable length of time.  Yn" can't ~iffPrH ,n ������*��r' t. w*r* *"n-  ations anil local 'i|Y-'Umf;r*1i'i (" l1*'* family  physician can be avoided and a thorough  course of successnu treatment carried ouT  trum as a substitute for this ""���*r "f  ibstj  OSltJ.(  '"��") <-nmposiUon.  Sick women are invited to consult Dr.  Pierce, by letter, free. All correspondence is guarded us sacredly secret and  womanly confidences  are  protected   by  Professional privacy. Address Dr. K. V.  'ierce, lluffalo, N. Y.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets the best  laxative and regulator of the bowels.  They invigorate stomach, liver and  bowels. One a laxative; two or thzm a  cathartic   Easy to take as candy.  THK attention ol the Land* and Works Department having been directed to the Tact that  town lots In a townsite named Prince Kupert  being a subdivision of Lot 642. Range 5, Coast  District, situated'on the mainland between the  mouth of the Skecna River and Kalen Island,  ate being r.Oered for sale, it has been deemcu  necessary to warn the public that the .-aid town-  site U not s-.tuatrd at the terminus of the Grand  Trunk Pacific Hallway, and Is not the townsite  which Is owned jointly by the Government of  British Columbia and the Graud Trunk Pacific  Hallway Company.  V. J. PULTON,  Chief Comm.xaioner of Lands and Works.  Lauds and Works Department.  Victoria   B.C , May 1st, 1908.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received biucs Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General  Hob  pital:  Cash $10 R. HorreU  Cash Ih  - J. B. Macaulay  Cash Is .",11."'    A. F.Berr>  Bookcase .  ." ....A. K. H. Clark  Bed Liuen'.V'dos Hospital Ladles' Aid  Cash J50.....T. - ���'��� K. T. Bank  Ca��h $10  Ja��. McCreath  Cash $35 '"'..".". ..... Canadian Raud Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple Ryrup A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. BoyU  Old Linen - -.Mrs. I. Crawford  I Box Books.. Mrs. B. A. W. Hodees  Cash %2n _ A Grand Forks Friend  Doir,;���ion CopperCo Full Set Boiler Tubes  OwJ Wood.;..; F- Burktw  NOTICE.  Vancouver has now a   population of  85,000.  The irrigation canal at Keremeos  will cost $100,000.  A passenger automobile will run between Rossland and Trail.  A baseball league has been organized  in the towns of the lower.Okanagan.  A public school has been opened at  Olalla, and there are fourteen pupils.  Next year the C.P.R. will spend two  million dollars upon its hotel at Banff.  Two Rossland hotelkeepers were  fined for selling liquor to minors last  week.  The summer schedule of the C.P.R.  goes into effect on the main line on  June 14th.  The water in the Kootenay river is  as high as in 1894, and much snow is  yet to melt.  It is said that the hay crop in the  Agassiz district is being destroyed by  the hop flea.  The N sawmill of the Porto Rico  Lumber company at Moyie has started  on the season's cut.  Nelson is in a building boom which  will add several substantial structures  to the city's edifices.  J. H. Abbot, of Reyelstoke, fell  from a locomotive on which he was  fireman, and was killed.  About two hundred men are working on the construction of the V.V.  & E  west of Keremeos.  During the,past  year sixty  farmers  have   settled   on   land   near   Nakusp  Some of them are from Holland.  Competition in buying salmon has  caused a raise of one cent in the price  for spring salmon on the Fraser river.  There is a rate war on between  Seattle and Victoria, and the fare is  25c. on some boats between the cities.  Premier McBride has promised a  substantial sum towards the improvement of the Rossland-Trail wagon  road.  R Marpole, general executive agent  of the C.P.R. will lecture on British  Columbia while in England this  summer.  There will be a big orange demonstration in Revelstoke on July 12th.  Delegates from all over the interior of  the province will be present.  An appeal court has been established in British Columbia. The  salary of the chief justice is $7,000 per  annum, and three judges each $6,000  a year. "".���������.  One of the largest transactions in  southeast Kootenay real estate has  been completed, whereby 9,000 acres  of fruit lands in the vicinity of Elko  has changed hands.  At a recent meeting of the police  commissioners at Fernie, it was decided to close down the lid tight on  gambling in the city, and orders were  issued to that effect.  Premier McBride has bought the  handsome house on the Gorge road,  now occupied by A. T. R. Blackwood,  for a consideration to be in the neighborhood of $20,000.  The grand council of the United  Commercial Travellers, of Washington  and British Columbia will be convened  at Vancouver early next month. It is  understood that over 1000 knights of  the grip will take part.  A driver of a delivery wagon belonging to a firm in Blaine, Wash., drove  across the line and delivered a cake of  soap to a British Columbia resident.  The team was seized by customs officers and a fine of $400 assessed.  Smuggling soap costs money.  The clearing of the Fraser river of  rocks by the Dominion government  last winter has opened up that river for  navigation as far as Fort George, and  the steamer Charlotte, which has for  plied  between Soda creek and  mining  has  British Columbia  companies.  The Jumbo mine at Rossland  resumed operations.  British Columbia has produced over  100 millions in gold; six millions in  1907.  The mining population of British  Columbia is three-fourths of miners of  all Canada.  Chicago capitalists are carrying out  development on the eastern shore of  Lake Shu swap.  For the first four months of the year  the output of the Rossland mines was  100,000 tons of ore.  A special meeting of the shareholders of the Mugwump gold mining company and the Monita mining company  will be held in Rossland on June 23rd  for liquidation purposes.  A. E. Johnston, the first man to  arrive in Vancouver from the Findlay  gold diggings, states that the ground  there is very rich, much better than  was supposed. On McConnell creek  it runs from six to seven cents per pan  or $40 to $50 per day per man at the  sluicing. The flatness of the country  renders it almost impossible for a poor  man to secure any adequate water  supply, and for that reason he thinks  that large companies will get the best  results. He considers that intelligent!  prospecting on neighboring creeks will  be richly rewarded.  Eye-Spcclallsi Lnmlng.  J.'J. O'Mallay, K.O, the uyi-sinhi  specialist of Grand Folks, B.C , wi  be at the Dominion hotrl a^.iin fron.  Monday till Saturday, June 8th to,  13th, As I am now permanently  located in Grand Forks, you are guaranteed first-class work at right prices.  Save your eyes for me. J J. 0'-  Malley.* ,   Bert Glassey, and old time miner  with an extensive Nome and Klondike  experience, is authority for the statement that gold raining on the Ingen-  ika river and tributaries is likely to  take second place to the search for  platinum, as the latter is becoming  more in evidence every day.  Subscribe for the   Pioneer  and get  the latest Boundary news..  A cup of BOVRIL is a Hne  tonic in any season, but it is  valuable in many other ways.  A little added to Hashes  and Stews greatly improves  their food value. Try it when  warming Canned Meats.  I10UNDAUY & K'JUTI'NaY 1903 OKh KlivllKil  Shipment* and Smeller Keolpis For Ysar ��..  Dale.  Ore shipments from ihe \\ui'.u->  mines of Boundary and KuoU-imv, itrtt  the receipts of ore at the smeltLts 01  Southeastern British Columbia for hu-i  week and for 1908 to date ure as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WKEK. YHAK.  Boundary.........   26,449 452,432  Rossland.     4,474 117,212  East Columbia River    1,455    4'.9J-  Total.. . :   SMELTER    RECEIPTS-  Granby.   B.C. Copper Co....  Trail......... .....  Northport (LeRoi)..  Marysville.. .      3'.37  21,489  4,960  4.283  1.657  6'2>575  444.47?  7.44��  113.48!*  35.382  5.73��  Total   ',.:  32.382  606,471  Corporation   of   the  City   of  Phoenix.  COURT OF REVISION NOTICE.  NOTICK IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the first  sitting of the Annual Com t of Revision of the  Municipality-of the Corporation of the city of  Phoenix, B.C., will be held iu the Council Chambers, City Hall, Dominion ave., Phoenix, B.C ,ui  Tuesday, July 7H1, 1908, at 10 o'clock, a.m., for  the purpose (f hearing complaints against the  assessments made by the Assessor, and for revis  iuk aud correcting the Assessment Roll.  M. M. STEPHENS,  City Cleric.  Phoenix, B.C.  May Mnd, 1908.  Mr. MoncHlppo Cliolctto, Btp. Thoroso de Blalrvlllo, P. Q.., write*, t ,,,._..., .  .."I shall never be able to speak la terms high enough to expreaa tka  entire confidence I have In Pemn*.   -^......v .���,.,.>-,,.���....,.��,,.,. ���-,.---       ......w..  .. "Thoru U noUilnK'bolter to rootoroheaAUi.   1 took eight bottle*.   -  "All the pains 1 hud In tho head and bowels, also tho catarrh ot th��  and stomach, as woll as all other symptoms disappeared after I had  the third bottle.  "Peruna was successful where two doctors had failed.  ���  "WereI thoHrst to testify in favor of this remedy, it might be thought  that I exaggerate, but many testimonials before mine havo pointed oat the  great vlrtuo of this effective^ tonic..   -..'[ --,.. .. "}'',''"-' V  '  . "It would be unroMOUaWeio undervalue k remedy' ���whloh'.j.hae watched  from premature death poor human beings who wero beyond rescue by the  doctors. ��� ','���   t  "This remedy has restored many �� victim of incipient consumption amA  other diseases. *  , "Peruna Is the best remedy for all catarrhal diseases.  WHEN-the catarrh has become systemic,���that is, when It has been  allowed to spread through the entire  ���yatem, It is a difficult disease to cuto.  Physicians do not always understand  it sad some ot them do not care to treat  it. Hence tho inability of a great'many  patients to And a core.  The correct thing to do for these cases  \a to make use of some internal, sys-  tMBia etUexrh  remedy,���one that will  reach every Internal organ of the body  and exercise a healing, Btrengtheniag  and Boothing effect upon the moeooa  membranes linln g these various orgaaa.  Such ��. remedy  bam  been- found la  Peruna.  As Mr. Cholette states.ulB testtmoaial  is not the first one .written in behalf of  Peruna, the remedy which brings permanent relief in all caaee of 1  catarrh.  Paper-Type-Ihk v.wew-ffo^ ^y  these three in our up-  to-date Job Department  combination  or  The Phoenix Pioneer  PKoehix Steam Laundry Co.,  v^  'earn  LIMITED.  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the  largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  t PHOENIX    BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnisri a really delectable article.  Ask for our Bottled Beer  TANADIANo  ^-PAGl.Fi-C'K"  Phoenix Brewing Company  Phoenix, B.C.  BINER Sc SONS. Props  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B C.  t  gmr   We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE In tho Boundary.  --J  ���***���*���**���  nemmsmm  mtamtmaOm  D. J. Matheson  3naurancc agent  fclDELITY    BONDS.  FIRE,      UFE  AN/>  ACCIDKNT.  PLATK    GLASS  COMVII-SSIONKR    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Greenwood OiagfC   LlflC  Standard Time  years  In the matter of the Land Registry Act, and in  the matter ol the Title to Lot Nineteen (19),  Block Eighteen (18), Map 60, Oid liousides sub-  dlvlaton.Town ofPhoeulx ,.,Tr    , ,.    ,   uWMi SWiVKVjVNKm^.Quesnel, now extends her trips to Fort  hlSafiSSS^ Tbe�� ^t'ofdetro-JSffl j George.  application has been made to mc for ��  '"""���"  thereof.  NOT'CK Is   hereby .KiveIiJ''.��t_��  Naas   river   Indians.    They  duplicate j  duplicate j  H.  Teller   and   P.    Croft,   timber   ��.�� .���  ..^.^^   ������-- ----- .���-���.���.��>cruisers   had a remarkable adventure  Ce-tiBcate ol Title to the above hereditaments   Cruiser:.,  will be issued at the expiration of one Month    wjtj1   tne  from the date ofthe first pubijcatio.. i;����-r.^"'J attempted to cross the  Naas  reserve  less iii the meantime valid objection to the contrary is made to me in writing.  ���  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar of Titles.  :.and Registry Office.  Kamloops), B.C..  Ptesittcssaa,  when the Indians stopped them by  force, and armed with rifles, told them  to leave. Finally on payment of $30  each they were allowed to gp.  METHODS OF MINING  AND TIMBERING ...  BY W. H. STORMS.  The only thoroughly practical and exhaustive treatise on this subject.  TEACHES HOW TO TIMBER AND WORK MINES.  A Novice Can Understand If.  Now being published in serial in the American Mining Review, 120 No.  Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal.  SUBSCRIPTION  $3.00   PER YEAR.  i^i^ftj^M^^BWPjS***^^  ***>.7>��*feft  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME OF COMPANY.  II   1 IB.C. Copper Co.���copper-   1 icariboo-McKiuney���gold   I IConsol. M. & 9.-gold-copper.  1 I Granby Consolidated���copper,  AOTHOR-  IZBD  CAPITA!..  $3 000.000  1,350,000  5,500,000  15,000,000  DtVlDKNDS.  Issued  503,000  1,750,000  53,553  I35iOoo  31.000  Par  ��5  H  $100  $100  Paid  1906  141,690  }i ,610,000  16,000  Total  to Date  % jo 1,100  5l��,837  781,885  3.968.630  38.JH  Lute-it  Date  Sept. 1907  Feb. 1901  Nov.1907.  Sept 1907  Sept. 1906  .50  I   Gf  I Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  I '�� "        lower town, 10.00 a.m.  I Leave Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m. J  I     Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Office, With McR.vb Bros., Khos Hill Avk.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  MAMOi  3 isnw mimmmmpaontOm.  et**  mataaamaaaaitaaaiamtWio^  PALACf IIVERV STABLES  MUKDOCK HclNTYKE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Lively   Equipment,  SUMMER  EXCURSION  RATES EAST  =$60.=  ��� FROM PHOENIX TO ���  WINNIPEG, DULUTH,  FORT WILLIAM,  ST. PAUL, SIOUX CITY  Have taken   over  the  Lumber   Yard  and will carry   a  full   stock.  WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of dsyornliht.  Knob Hill Ave.        (pHONE34*-       Phoenix, B. C.  CHICAGO,   $72.50    ST. LOUIS, $67.50  NEW YOB.Y, $108.50;  TORONTO, $94.40;  MONTREAL, $108.50;  OTTAWA, $108.50;  ST. JOHN, N.B., $127.50;  HALIFAX, $135.60;  SYDNEY, C.B., $141.90.  Tickets on sale MAY" 4 and 18, JUNE 5,  ��, 19 and 20. JULY 6, 7, 22 and  23.     AUG UST 0, 7, 21 and 22, 1908.  First Class Bound Trip.  NINETY DAY LIMIT.  ROUTES���These tickets are good via  any recognized routes in one or both  directions. To destinations east of  Chicago are good via the Great  Lakes.  For further information, Kates, Sleeping  Car Reservations, etc.    Apply to  John Mob, D.P.A.   C. E. MacPhkuson,  Nelson, B.C.    G.P.A.Winnipeg,Mau.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall.  *��*-�� PHOENIX, B. C. e��*  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Sharsol the Public P��t*msgo Sottdua. 'PHONB S7.  urch Services Tomorrow %  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service first  and third Sunday at 10:30 a.m. :  second and fourth   Sunday, 7:30 p.m.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor  Catholic���Church of Our Lady 01  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  R��dard. O.M.I. Pastor.  ���������'���#?#:.  ���mm*  ��� #*#'���'������;������  ;-tfmW>: "���������  Hi:  WWW'a"  ���mmy  : mm. ���;���������  'fflMW ���  ���'W$y  ~'$!>��M:'  ���'���w'X'iv-ir^1  mm  '5-VJ'i  ^'!I!!->  :"'l;f! ���-.'������. ,*���  &yyy  ��yy;;i  'ihi:."J\-. >,'���:.  Mihiy'  Mm  ���f^^^'y  Wmy  '&���?���>:*?;':���  ���,vy:  m-.  ,04 i-  mmemmasBaWSi If  ;5,' ij'.-j    ��� s ;r.-��'  111  i  #   ���,''!*ll#'  ill  PS'  mi  il  ��  li  let * J5��'  ifeif;  il  '���ka*  fifes!'  lit  :<��*  flilliSi  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  Mig'fcktbn <&  BROKERS  Drawer 1082 Nelson, B. C.  Phone 110  SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION,  WE WJXL SELL.  In and Around Phoenix ~  1875 Alberta Coal, Free......  100 B. 0. Copper... ....  500 Canadian Northwest Oil  4 Cons, Smelters..  100 Dominion Copper."  "      " Coal  500 International  200 Snowstorm  If you will trade         Bid.          6.25         Bid.        76.00         1.40           ������..   .���.-.-.-������    .63  ...........:      -2.10  med, please use Ihe wires or Ion*- distance 'phone at our  =5 J, liR,K|f  TOPICS  Of   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL . J^  eg INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. * gfe  .   . I -  coming and mm  (EL CAVANAUGH,  HOTEL  FOR  Maple Leaf Hotel  City   of   Phoenix  1JAS finest business locaticn in the great Boundary Mining Camp, close  to Granby mines ; ha? firstclass bar trade, and a good business is being  done at present. The hotel bedrooms, dining-room and kitchen are all  well furnished .throughout with good accommodation for the public. A  ���nap for quick sale.     For further  particulars  write   or  call   on  A. SCHULU, phoenix, b,c.  Utdlif Hail  of Boundary's Laadlnf  Mlalni Csaja  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., aud First at.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  W��w and Dp-to-daM .   .   ��� u.,���.  Oantrally Located, .. *��� *   NtMASTEII  flood Sample. Booms,  " Proprietor.  IS  Marsh block, furnished, to let; apply  to A. S.,Hood, Bank block.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  For rent���Three nice roons, housekeeping suite, in Biner block; good  water, good location.  Just received a beautiful line of  fancy Parlor Tables and Rockers���at  Binn's the furniture man.  We have the genuine Alwin Go-carts,  also a nice line of Rattan Go-carts arid  Carriages���at Binn's the furniture man  R. HorreU has his new tailor shop  attractively fitted up and has an excellent assortment of imported suitings on  display this week.  No need lo send out of town for  your printing. The Pioneer can do  anything done with type, ink and paper.  Try us with your next order.  Alma Mabel, infant daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. George Johns, of the Rawhide mine, was baptized on Saturday  evening by Rev. C. W. Whittaker.  Miss Stinson left on Friday morning's train for Spokane and Phoenix,  where she will visit for a few weeks before returning to Moyie.���Leader.  J.J. O'Malley, ' R.O., Eyesight  Specialist, of Grand Forks.-B. C., will  beat the Dominion Hotel again next  week, June 8 to 13th. Eyes examined  free and all work guaranteed.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  Dry wood  in  car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  You can gel a bargain in China any  time at Thrasher's Drug Store.  At the regular meeting of Snowshoe  Lodge, No! 46, I.O.O.F., held in their  hall last Monday evening, the following]  officers were elected: P.G.,' C. H.  Cook; N.G., W. A. Pickard; V.G., J.  R. Campbell; R.S., W. K. Hyslop; F.S.,  M. M. Stephens; Treasurer, F. Knott.  Installation will take place later.  The Phoenix baseball team have  arranged for a game here to-morrow with the Grand Forks nine  and will endeavor to retrieve their loss  at the smelter city on Victoria Day.  The game will commence at 2 p.m.  andt here should be some interesting  developments���if it doesn't rain.  J. F. Andeison has opened an art  studio at the Balmoral hotel and is  prepared to instruct any person in the  art of photo enlarging in forty minutes.  After first lesson studedts are guaranteed to be able to do the work themselves. One photo will be enlarged  free of charge for any person calling  See the portraits on display; a call sol  icited.  T. Roderick visited Grand Forks on  Tuesday,  John Mulligan was down to the  smelter city this week.  Isaac Crawford, of Greenwood, was  a visitor in camp on Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Bodey have  taken up residence on   Dominion ave.  George Webster of Cascade is in  camp this week visiting his son and  daughter. .���'���..'  Mrs. Joe Black and Mrs. Mason will  leave on a visit to Republic, Wash.,  next week.  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Martin returned  en Friday from  their trip to Spokane  and'beattle.        ���'  .Mirs.'W. S, Macy came up from Spokane ��n Friday returning on Saturday,  accompanied by Mr. Macy.  Mrs. Robert HorreU left over the  C.P.R. on Tuesday for New Westminster on a visit to her daughter.  John Hill, who has been prospecting on the north fork for an English  company, returned to cainp this week.  Mrs. J. J. Strutzel and children left  on Tuesday for Lytton, B.C., on a  visit to relatives   north   of that  place.  PHOBNIX HOSPITAL ilONHFIT BALL.       j t|)e  'may wen leel pruu  Brilliant Oanee (ilven In Mloera Union Hall !     The dance   was a  Laat Friday Evening  The Miners" Union  hall  the scene of many enjoyable  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.  . Sterxtn   >    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.  UNDER NEW  MANAGEMENT  | Hotel Alexander  McGiilis & McLaughlin, Props.  .Conducted in First-Class shape. - Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  -, , Special attention to dining room. ��� Large,  airy and  well furnished rooms.        ,-. '- -  Doalnloa Aveaae ... .      '      Pboeaix. B! C.  *��       *��.\^ rA*T, -  ARRIVED  A CARLOAD OF FINE FURNITURE.  BUFFETS, DINING CHAIRS, SIDE-  BOAKDS, PARLOR ROCKERS, DRESSERS AND WASH STANDS, PARLOR  TABLES.  BINNS, "The Furniture Man."  To rent���2 three-roomed houses on  Brooklyn avenue (one furnished); four-  roomed house, New York townsite;  four-roomed house, Golden Eagle,  apply to D. J. Matheson, agent.  To disappoint the reader of a news  paper who looks through the paper for  your ad is to annul the effect with  that reader of a lot of good advertising  which you have previouslydone.  Phoenix Nest, Order of Owls, are  making preparations for a free-for-all  smoker next Thursday evening, in their  lodgeroom, Miners' Union hall. A  cordial invitation is extended to all.  Harry James has removed his confectionery and tobacco business and is  now located next lo Thrasher's drug  store The ^remises have been newly  fitted up, are bright and attractive and  much larger than his former store. ~- ���  Everything points to a large number  going to Rossland on June 24th, the  day of the big excursion of the Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship Society  from Phoenix. The fare is $3-35 and  tickets can be had .from any of the  committee.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church will give an ice cream social in  the church next Friday evening, June  13. .Ice cream cake, etc., will be  served and a short musical program  rendered. Admission, 25 cents; every  person cordially invited.  Tne following are the returns of the  various district custom offices for the  month of May, as recorded by M.-R.  Gilpin, chief collector at Grand Forks:  Grand Forks, $3793.57; Phoenix,  $1043.50; Cascade, $352.31; Carson,  $59.40; total, $5248.78.  H. W. Roberts called at the Pioneer  office on Saturday to let us know he  was passing through camp, and was on  his way to New York via the tie-pass  route. He purposes walking from  coast to coast for the novelty of the  trip, and incidentally expects a bunch  of free advertising.  PROGRESS MADE  IN B. C. MINING  Boundary  Produced   65   Per  Cent of B.C. Tonnage  j The following extract is taken from  'the annual report of the provincial  minister of mines for the year 1907:���  The value of the mineral products  of the Province for the year 1907 is  greater than that for any preceding  year, and amounts to $25,882,560,  showing ah increase over the last year  of $902,014; equivalent to an increase  of 3.6 per cent., and is greater than  the output of 1905 about 15.3 per  cent., and 36.3 per cent, greater than  that of 1904.  An analysis of the returns shows  that this increase is due to the greater  tonnage of low grade ore mine in the  Boundary district, and also to an increase tonnage from the collieries, both  ir�� coal and coke.  The market price for all the metals  was unusually high for the first part of  the yeai, but fell so low during the  last half of the year that the average  mTarket price-for 1907 was very little, if  any, higher than that of 1906.  The tonnage "of ore mined m the  Province during the year 1907, ex  elusive of coal, _was ^,804,'t 14 tons;  This total tonnage was produced by  the various districts in the following  proportions:���Boundary, 65.1 percentage of total; Rossland, 15.8;  Coast, 4.7; Fort Steele M.D., 8.6; all  other Districts, 5.8.  The number of mines from which  shipments were made in 1907 was  147; but of these only 72 shipped  more than 100 tons each during the  year.  There' were in the Province 36 mines  that shipped in excess of 1,000 tons  each during the year,' and of these 11  were in the Boundary District, '8 in the  Nelson, 6 on the coast, -5 in the Rossland, 3 in the Fort Steele M. D., 3 in  the Slocan District, and 1 in the Lard-  eau M. D.  James Moran, of Midway, a pioneer  prospector and interested in many  claims arsund this camp,, was in town  week.  J. T. Fife, general manger of the  Prudential Life Insurance company  for British Columbia, was in town for  a few days this week.  W. T. Thompson, inspector for ihe  Royal, London and Lancashire fire  insurance companies, represented by  D.J. Matheson, was here this week  inspecting risks.  Max Berger left on Thursday for  Vancouver on a business trip. He expects to return in the course of ten  days and will reopgn the steam laundry  at Greenwood.  A. F. Wakefield, representing the  B. C. Mining Exchange, Vancouver,  was in town for a few days this week.  Mr. Wakefield is writing up an illustrated article on the Boundary.  J. J. O'Malley, eye specialist of  Grand Forks, was in town on Thursday on his way to Greenwood. Mr,  O'Malley will return here on Monday  and make a week's stay in town.  W. G. McMorris of the Daily News,  Nelson, was in town on Thursday a-:d  was shown through the mines of the  great Boundary mining camp. This  was Mi. McMorris's..first visit- to Phoenix and he was" pleased to note the  general activity prevailing which distinguished it from many other interior  cities he had visited.  but seldom has there been  a  more brilliant assembly   of Boundary  dancers than that which graced  it last  Friday evening and   tripped   the light  fantastic well on to the  small hours of  the morning.    The merry  minuet, the  dreamy waltz, the  rolicking   two-step,  and   the hurry-up  quadrille followed  each other in rapid succession till mid  night, when an excellent luncheon was  served.  After lunch dancing was again  resumed, and there was no let-up until |  ihe last note of "Home Sweet Home"  was played by/< he-orchestra:  The function was gotten up by bach  elors and benedicts in aid of tlv* I'lioenix hospital, and the popularity of.the.  institution was shown in the prescner  of some 125 couples, including many  from Greenwood, Grand Forks and  Eholt. The matron and nurses of the  hospital attended in uniform. :  The music was furnished by the  Greenwood orchestra of twelve pieces  and was the subject of many complimentary remarks by the dancers, who  signified their appreciation with repeated encores. And too much praise  cannot be given this band, including so  many different instruments, for the  excellent quality of music rendered, as  organization, of which Or,.,  well feel pruud. 'ireer'*<>od  ,    .   he. dunce  was a  succ,.^ ;���  , particular and the commit^ j, J^  *s   been  are to be congratulated on tl���. r, ' f'Bc  dances, . l��e"* efforts,   having  turned \������,^  lnr��er or   pleasing sum of $178.75 ,0 ���,   ,     L'  tal directors as the net proceeds     '"'  ���At  a  meeting   of the diiecior,   ,  Phoenix hospital votes  uf thanks  passed to the Greenwood orcheS|�� r"  the generous donation of its Smi',at  to Max Berger for his   untiriri��  effiw  to make the event a success, a* Wl.T  to   the .committees   and others  assisted.  who  The following  statement has  given the Pioneer for publication:  KECEII'IS.  T'cket Sale. ..'.-'...... $152  A Friend........ 5  Lemonade Stand ....       14  Supper.... ....       65  li :tn  00  00  50  Only Two Bits Per Monih.  The cost of having us send ihe i'j0  neer to any pan  of the world, bra  ...          short time, is only 25 cents per montli  well as their popularly selected reper-. Leave   names  and   addresses at il,f':  toire.     Every number was a credit   to   Pioneer office.  KXI'K-SK':.  Hall.       $30   00  Hunier-Kendrick'Co  Printing       ...  Orchestra Expenses.  1.1  10 00  17   CO  -;??i  Net proceeds,  r\  Watch Repairs  Our Watch Repairing is done by  an expert, and is giving the best  cf satisfaction. Work Promptly  Doiit*. and the [irici* areas low  as is consistent -with the quality  of work done.'.....     .    .    ... .  SHORTEST  NOTICE  We are making all kinds of rinps on the shortrsi  notice-^-EMBLEM Rings, Flat Bands, with  Raised Initials; also Chains,: Lockets, etc. The  work will stand comparison with the  best.  I  E.   A.    BLACK,   THE JEWELER ( /  '������';;;"!; :7>:y-..r-      ��� >  \ _ .The Phoenix Pioneer is the only  paper in the Boundary that prints all  the news of the Boundary���and prints  most of it FIRST.  Ice, cream to-night at Ellis' confectionery store���and every day through  summer season; pure and, delicious,  15 cents per dish.  'i(^*)��i'"'3X"!X!^  The BEST. Cheapest  and most 5*ifi</<*uf<ir\  Clothing in  Phoenix.  PHOENIX PUBLIC SCHOOL.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting: and Power  Co., Ltd.  for  The Morning Herald, of Yakima,  Wash., last Friday contained a half-  column interview with W..B. Willcox,  late editor of the Pioneer.    Mr. Will- j  w��    ��� r. ^TJ:i:ie^��"'.f "d j    J������� EntLceClass-Cora  was'expecting Mrs. Willcox and their  daughter to arrive that morning- from  Spokane and join him on the trip.  Standing nf Students In  Senior Division  Montb of May.  Entrance candidates���1st, Etta  Murray; 2nd, Bertrand Knott.  Senior Entrance Glass���Grace McKenzie, 3790; Gladys Pickard, 3326;  George Heidmanj 3095; Arthur Isaacson, 2946; Eddie Murray, 2687; Elizabeth Sptllhaugh, 2971.  " Daw.  NOTICE.  NOTICK IS HBRBBY GIVE"* that, at a meeting: of the Board of Directors of the Granby Con-  solldafed Mlninr, Smelting and Power Co , Ltrt���  1 held -his day, a dividend of two per cent upon  the par value of the Mock outstanding, was declared outoftheuet earnings of the company,  payable June. 13th," 1908, to all stockholders of  record at 3 p.m. oil June xatb, 1908.  The transfer books will not be closed.  NORTH UP FOWI.br,  Secretary.  Dated this and any of Juni, 190S.  WHO, SAYS SO? ���. I Iundreds of 'satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable good;, at old  ��� and Chkxpest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  BIRNIK  KIOCK.  KNOB iriU. AVK..  PHOENIX  WALLPAPER  ��r^o-<*  i  A GOOESUIT  Next Door to Thrasher's  NEW LINE OF  GOODS  If a well-fitting, up-to-dat..  cue helps a man to success.  I make them in prices from  3*W "���"���'���'  $25 to $50  Examine my elegant stock  of Suit Goods. Cleaning  and  Pressing.      :    :     :     ;  Men are apt to be judged  by their Clothing���not always but often. It's best  to pay a little more arid  look a little better and  feel more comfortable' in  clothes made for YOU-  than to try to fit yourself  to a hand-me-down stock  of guess fits   son, 3524; Hattie Graham, 3282;  Harry Swanson, 2907; Willie Johns,  2656; Eddie Swanson, 2652.  Fourth Class���Mary Mussatto, 3370;  Albert Elmgreen, 3181; Annie Isaacson, 3004; Edith Fraser, 2873; Frank  Tinnetti, 2796; Gertrude Knott, 2529;  George Biner, 1825.  Third Class���Sigre Elmgreen, 3208;  Edna Swanson, 3127; Jessie Pierce,  2740; Annie McKeown, 2479; Alma  Hendrickson, 2454; Laurel Pickard,  2401; fames White, 2369; Arthur Walters, 2214; Emlyn Pierce, 2094; James  Robertson, 1987; Francis Larson,  1638.  Etta Murray and Bertrand Knott  will take Ihe entrance, examination at  Grccuwuud on the 16th,.17thand 18th  iiist.. At a written examination; held  recently in the school, Etta Murray  obtained the highest total, and Bertrand Knott stood second. These two  are taking special work, and are receiving marks for only part of the work  they are doing. .-:.���'  The following list shows the number of days each pupil was absent during the   month  of May: Alvin   Hen  MINERAL ACT.  (Form f.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Columbus Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate  In the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located���In Summit Camp.  TAKK NOTICK that I, rsaac H. Mallett, as  Agent for Thomas Roderick, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 14053, Oeo'ge W. Rumberger, Flee  Miner's Cc-tlficatc No. B 14256. and Dugal Mclnnis, Free Miners Certificate No. B ioS5o, intend, sixty days from date hereof, lb apply to tbe  Mining Recorder for Certifies ten of Improvements, for the purpose of o*.V_��:>iug a Crown  Qrant of the above claims.  Aud further Take Notice that action, under  lection 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates ol Improvements.  Dated this 3rd dayof June, A.D., 1908.  . r. h. iiAr.r.HTT.  r%/��4v^��&  Latest Designs from ihe   leading   makers   in   Canada.   ::   ::  Now   is   ihe   time to    make   ymir  choice���we have just what yen  want, from   the cheapest  to   the   best.      Call  and   inspect.  iRcRAE BROS., Ltd. j  KNOB HILL  O  *  i  $  4  g^^Oi-P^rsx*-*��**!^^ .���>������C!*X?)(**��^ ?  P. 0. Box 56. Phoenix Market. 'Phone t.   i  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.      f  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants. ���  R. HorreU,  ���Merchant Tailor, Phoenix  drickson, 16; H/ Quinlivan, 15; F.  Larson, 12; George Biner, jj4; L.  Pickard, 7; Alma Hendrickson, 4; ]  Robertson, 3^; G. Pickard, 3; Eddie  Murray, 2^; H. Graham; 2; E. Spil-  nough, 2; A. McKeown, r^;J. White,  tji; C. Dawson, 1; G. Knott, 1; E.  fierce, 1; Eddie Swanson, i;A. Elmgreen, j4; E, Fraser,.#; G. Heidman,  /*> Erl*a Murray, j4; Arthur Isaacson,  Yi. Ten pupils were never absent  during the month.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  [Corrected by Mighton & Cavanagh,  Nelson, B. 0., to April 8y 1908.]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling ia pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season : :  I  All    Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Elioll and  all   the other  principal Cities and TownB in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Subscribe for the  Pioneer  and get  the latest Boundary news.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Chas. Dickens   Cons. Smelters   Copper King   Domin. Copper   Galbraith Coal   Gertie..........   Granby   Hecla (C.D.A.)   International C. & C.  ���Kendall...   Miesonla Copper.....  Nabob.   Oom Paul   Panhandle Smelter...  Rambler-Cariboo   Rex   8nownhoe       8nowstorm   finlHvan   Snllivan Bonds   Stewart   BID  4 87J*  .06  70.00  ���01  1.66^  .02^  85.00  .39,  1 .15  .07%  .02^  .03^  ���042f  .18  .07  .05  1.75  .76  ASKBD  5.00  .11  76.00  ������02'r  1.87J*  .03  96 00  1.25  ���08.i<  ���03?!  .00  .04%  .27  ���10J^  .9  1.95  Mi-a Iqtiartere  NELSON, B.C  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  5  i  o  o  xtt'F-'ysX&Q  I DEANE'S HOTEL I  fc   ���' ~ DANNY DEANE, Proprietor ��� %  ��=  ���  Thisjs the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city/healed by  hot^ water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation  gL!!!lE!b!J��L_g!gry;''ing Neat, Clean and Up-toDate. Meals  served_at all hours, special being given the Diningroom.   :    :    :    :  Centrally Located on Hie Bridge,  Fifth Street,  Ph  oenix. _��

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