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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 12, 1909

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 wmwmmnuTawmkWKtyiKm  imLwmui  lffliT.^W��ytffiff'f'i(��7-  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  ;    j  Tenth Year.  PHOENlXi BRITISH .COLUMBIA.   SATURDAY. JUNE  12,   1909  no.; 29';;  B.C. COPPER CO.'S  ; RECORD APRIL RUN  Said to Haye Laid Copper in  New York at Lowest Figure  News comes from the head office in  New York that the British Columbia  Copper company was able to lay its  copper down in New York dgring the  month of April at the lowest, cost  which it has thus far reached, namely,  7.963 cents per pound. The lowest  cost reported prior to this was 9.999  cents. The nel profits for April were  reported $32,813 on a production of  659,959 pounds of copper.  The British Columbia Copper company has not yet reached the stage  where it is entirely independent of fuel  and labor troubles, aiid since May 5  the properties of the company have not  been able to operate on account of lack  oi fuel lor the smelter, occasioned by  the coal miners' strike in Eastern  British Columbia.  Although a conciliation board has  been at wortoendeavoring.to secure; a  settlement of the strike troubles such a  point has not yet been reached, so the  resumption of operations at the British  Columbia Copper properties is at least  a month distant.  Side Lights  v   Marlia Vlacaat  A quiet wedding was solemnized by  Rev. J. T. Ferguson at St. Paul's  manse, Nelson, on Wednesday, June 9,  when Marcus Martin of Moyie, formerly  of Phoenix, was married to Mrs. Margaret Vincent, sister of Mrs. D. Martin  of Phoenix. The newly married couple  will reside at Moyie.  laUit Miami Stock Quotaiioai.  ���ID  iticsn  Alberta Coal and Coke  .04  .05  B.C. Copper   7.75  800  Domin. Copper   .04  .08  Granby   100.00  115.00  Charles Dickens   ....  Cons. Smelters   85.00  95 00  Copper Kinjj   .03  .03 &  Gertie.'   MH  ���02X  Hecla                3 00  4.00  International Coal...  .76  80  Kendall ....           .50  i 00  Missoala Copper   AH  .02^  Nabob   ���2%  ���2%  Rambler-Cariboo   ���11J4  .12>2  Hex ..���������������.....������.���*.   .13  .15  ������ nowetorm   1.75  1.90  Snowshoe...,. -.   ���6%  ./  "thwart           .. ' .  050  .02!*-  Tamnrtick-C.hvf'&pe&Uf  0.72  0 80  Latest Prlcea  ia Metals  Nkw Yokk'���Copper, electrolytic. ��13-  Ti% <a *I3 50; lane. sl3 62>e  (8 $13 75.  Bar Hilver. 62%  I ead. ��5 35 '��    5 45  flpoI'M. f 5 15 or  '5 20  Great growth has resulted on ranches  in the valleys as a result of the recent  rains.  Born���In Greenwood, on Sunday,  June 6, to Rev. F. J. and Mrs. Rutherford,1 a daughter,  j   r  ���;������; .  ' The survey pirty Working for the  C.P.R. on Boundary creek has been  moved to Arrow lake.  ;i Mrs. VV." B. Fleming is -a delegate  from Greenwood Rebekah lodge to the  grand lodge at Vancover.  A marriage license has been issued  to J. C. Castlemnn and Miss Lilian  Burkmar of Boundary Falls.  Neil R. Morrison and Miss Christena  McMillan, former ressdents of Greenwood, were married in Toronto on  May 26.  W. Elson and A. E." Brailhwaite are  representatives from Greenwood  I.O.O.F. lodge at the meeting of the  giand lodge in Vancouver this week.  The Kettle Valley railway, which  runs tip the West Fork, has secured  right-of-way into the city of Spokane,  and it is expected that construction of  the line is a matter of the near  future.  t V. D. Curry, government lecturer,  will give an address oh irrigation at a  meeting of the Farmers' Institute in  Grand Forks next Monday. He will  address meetings on the West Fork  later.  k On Tuesday a special C.P.R. train  ran from Brilliant to Grand Forks  carrying 100 Doukhobors to the land  near the latter city lately purchased by  Peter Vetegin for his countrymen jit a  cost of $10,000.  ' George Heatherton, secretary of  Greenwood Miners'....union, has been  appointed delegate from the union to  the annual convention of the Western  Federation of Minersto open in Denver, Colo., on July ,12. .-.  -��� -. -' .'* - ��� -,v' -.>'.' ���,-  Boundary Valley lodge, No. 38,  I.O.O.F., Greenwood, has elected the  following officers: Noble grand, A.  Logan; vice-grand, W. E. Spankie; recording secretary, S. Rowe; financial  secretary, G. B. Taylor; treasurer, A. E.  Braithwaite.  Twenty'three pupils wrote" on the  Entrance examination in Greenwood  last week, presided over by* Inspector  Deane of Nelson. Phoenix sent nine  candidates; Greenwood, five; Midway,  five; Eholt, two; Deadwood, one, and  Ingraharn. one.  &  We  have  sort merit  art Excellent As-  of   the   Famous  Auto Filler Pens, self-filling  self-cleaning, and the interior will not rot and corrode like the ordinary pen.  It will pay you to investigate  EVERY ONE GUARANTEED  E.-A. BLACK,  JEWELER     ���   PHOENIX, B.C.  SMELTER FUMES IN     ���  '���','      SUPREME COURT  Important Case to Fruitgrowers  Heard at Rossland  A lawsuit of considerable importance  10 fruitgrowers in all mining districts  was heard in the supreme court at  Rossland last week before Justice  Martin. The plaintiff in this action,  E. C. Smith, a fruitgrower at Trail,  sued the Consolidated Mining and  Smelting company for temporary and  permanent damages to his fruit crop  arid fruit trees, alleged to have been  caused by injurious flames issuing from  the company's smelting works at Trail.  A great an ay of expert witnesses for  both sides was examined, among them  being Professor French of Moscow,  Idaho, for the plaintiff, and D. M.  Robertson, nurseryman, New Westminster, for the defendent.  The case was "enlarged for a day in  order for his lordship to visit Crystal  Springs ranch and observe conditions  at close range. Judgment has been  reserved.  L.O.T.M. Commander Here  Mrs. J. C. Kemp, deputy supreme  commander of the L.O.T.M. tor British Columbia, arrived in town Thursday on a visit to the local hive. Mrs.  Kemp will be at home from two to five  o'clock this (Saturday) afternoon at the  Hotel Brooklyn to all present or former members of the local hive who  wish to call. Mrs. Kemp came from  Vancouver on a special visit to the  hives at Revelstoke, Nelson, Trail,  Rossland, Grand Forks, Greenwood  and Phoenix and reports an increasing  interest in the Maccabees order. She  will leave for the coast again on Mon-  day.,.,,.:. . .. .  .-..,'... ...  .   ,. ,     .,  Mlolog Records  The following are the locations, certificates of work, bills of sale, etc.,  recorded at the office of the Grand  Forks mining division for the past  week :���������'���"���'.������'���;���..'  CERTIFICATES OF WORK. ���)'  Sure Thing, Summit camp, G. R.  Pierce; London Prize, McCrae Creek,  Wilford et al.: Burlington fraction,  Greenwood camp, Jackson ' et al.;  Eureka No. 2, Wellington camp, Edwards et al.; Guston fraction, Wellington camp, Edwards et al.; Silver Moon  fraction, Wellington -ca*npf'Thos;G.i  Edwards; Bell fractions Greenwood  camp, F. M. .Kerby; Blazer, Greenwood camp, F. M. Kerby; Bow,  Greenwood camp, F. M. Kerby; Boxer  fraction, Greenwood camp, I. Kerby;  Dreadnaught, Franklin camp, Thos.  Livingstone for two years; Lockport,  Summit camp, for three years, James  F. Cunningham; May Day fraction,  Wellington camp, Rumberger, et al.;  Pacific fraction, Wellington camp, W.  J. Porter; E. P. fraction, Brown's camp,  Pringle etal; All Fraction, Burst Basin,  Fred Kettner; Nero, Burst Basin, Fred  Kettner; Togo, Burst Basin, Fred  Kettner.  LOCATIONS  Black Eagle, Christena Lake, Wm.  Rutledge; Emma, Paulson, Jno.Lepesh;  Dempster fraction, Christena Lake,  Henry I. Dempster; Balmoral fraction,  Hardy mountain, Jno. A; MacMaster.  CONVEYANCES  All Ida, Brown's camp, Joe Pringle  to I. Lindholm; All Lone Star fraction,  Pathfinder camp, R. Lindholm to I,  Lindholm.  CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENNS  Monarch fraction, Greenwood camp,  the Granby Consolidated.  Clothesline Thieves Caught  The police last night gathered in  three Austrians, suspected of petty  thieving and stripping clothes lines.  Whole stores of supplies were found in  their cabin near the C.P.R. depot.  Newman   Brothers,    the   convicted  bandits of the Bridesville hold-up, lelt  Greenwood Friday in charge of a con-.  stable for the New  Westminster  peni-f  tentiary.  Notes of -/the City  Prrscnted Wih Lnckei  Rev. George E. Strachan,   who. lias  been pastor of the Methodist church in  Phoenix for the past year, left Thursday for Graham Island, oner of the  Queen Charlotte islands, where he has  been sent by,the Methodist conference.  On Tuesday evening; Mr.Strachan was  made the recipient "of a gold locket  with the three-link emblem by Snow-  shoe lodge, No. 46, 1.0.0 F., of which  he is a member. .fThe presentation  was made on behalf of the lodge oy  John Mclnnis, M.P.'P., who in a heat-  speech referred to the loss the lodge,  would sustain'in Mn Strachan's departure, and asked him to accept the locket  only as a momento from tbe members  of the lodge who, individually, regretted  his leaving. Mr. Strachan expressed  in well-chosen words his appreciation  of the locket, and said it would ever  keep green the warm fellowship of the  members of Snowshoe lodge. Mr. Strachan will reside at'Skidegate, but-will  have five other appointments on Gra ,  ham Island.' -' ��'������   ���-'-'-���-".���  REORGANIZING PLAN  DOMINION COPPER  Property Transferred to New  Dominion Copper Co.  The  KlBI'4 Hotel  The King's hotel is the name which  adorns E. P. Shea's; new hostelry, and  the pioneer names; the Balmoral and  the Bellevue, pass from existence. The  King's hotel, is the Balmoral and the  Bellevue joined and renovated throughout, the work of which will require: a  couple of weeks to!' complete., Mr.  Shea is being assisted" by W. R. Williams as manager and they purpose  ha-ing one of the commercial headquarters of the Boundary when the  work of refurnishing and refitting of  the King's is completed.  Consider Methodist Church Appointment  Rev. R. Newton Powell, of Nelson,  chairman of the Methodist district, and  Rev. F. J. Rutherford of Greenwood  attended a meeting of managing board  and adherents of the Phoenix .Methodist church here on : Tuesday evening  regarding the- recent appointment of  ttieconference depriving Phoenix of a  resident Methodist minister. The present arrangement was allowed to stand  with the understanding that a special  appointment be m'ade:(pr the Phoenix  church in the~earlv fall.'v*"'"-"-"'���-���"".---, ,.*  Will Picnic aINewbv Lake  The second annual -picnic of the  Boundary lodges of the ' Scandinavian  Aid and Fellowship Society of America  will take place at -NeWby lake, Grand  Forks, on Thursday and Friday, June  24 and 25; It is the intention to run  excursion trains from j Rossland, Midway and Phoenix to the lake where an  attractive program of 'sports, etc., will  be given.- The success of the society's  picnic at Rossland; last year was such  as-to result in them making an annual  event of their picnic gatherings.  The following is the proposed plan  under which the reorganization committee of the Dominion Copper company are now working. The committee, which purchased "the''property  at the foreclosure sale, will transfer it  to the New Dominion Copper company  which will issue the following securities : $500,000.of 6%ten year income  bonds, convertible into stock a par, $5  per share : 250,000.shares of common  stock of a par value of $5 per, share.  Present bondholders will take new  stock for their bond%, on the basis of  210 shares of new stock for each  $1000 bond. This 'will absorb 168,  000 shares of the new stock. Creditors will receive 20,000 shares of new  stock in the proportion of 20 ,shares  for each $100. Present stockholders  upon turning in their'.preserit stock and  subscribing at par for the new bonds  on the basis of $100 of bonds for each  $r 00 of present shares will receive in  addition to the bonds subscribed for  10 shares of new stock for each 100  shares of ;present stock,' this calling  for 50,000 shares. Underwriters will  receive 12,000 shares of ths new stock  which will account for the entire'250,-  000 shares. ���  As statedin the last issue of the Pioneer the properties of the Dominion  Copper company weresold at Vancouver on the 4th inst. for $261,500,  Charles Hayden of New York being  the buyer. , Mr. Hayden is chairman  of the reorganization committee.of the  bondholders, who control $645,000 of  the $800,000 issued* by the former  company. They intend to form the  New Dominion Copper company- and  commence operations as soon as possible. .!'���{���":..  Before the bidding commened Mr.  Thomas Shirley, the auctioneer in  charge of-the sale, stated that the reserve bid for lot A would be $250,000  and for lot B $10,500.  Lot A comprised the plants of the  Rawhide, Brooklyn; Stemwirider, and  Mountain Rose mine's ; Hhe stores of  the. Sunset mine ;. the smelter inventory  and the smelter buildings,, real'. estate  and .equipment. ..Lot j A comprised the  .supplies of.the.Phoenix-mines.u--;--  ""'Mr.' M..,\Veinmari, who appeared,for  Mr. -Hayden, was the only bidder.-"-. He  bid $2 <; r,506 for lot A and $rd 500 for  lot b;\  Mining Notes  Hacked Gels Third Interest  The superior court at Spokane has  decided that Andrew Hackett, once a  resident at Phoenix, is entitled to one  third interest in the Carbon Hill Coal  and Coke Co. on a judgment against  that company for $100,000. Hackett  was associated with George Scott and  Henry Matthewson in acquisition of  coal lands at Lethbridge; his partners  afterwards formed a company and shut  him out, and this judgment is result  of his action to recover his share.  Thursday was the regular payday at  the Granby, and Tuesday will be payday at the Snowshoe. About $45,000  is distributed among the employees of  the mines.  Accompany will be formed to develop the Buster mineral claim on the  West Fork. A lead 18 inches wide  and 1 2 feet deep has been uncovered  oh the property.  Another machine has'been put to  work at the Snowshoe mine and the  force slightly increased. The' shipments of the past week, 2,950 tons, is  the largest weekly tonnage from the  mine this year. '  The timbers are ready and preliminary work about completed for the  tramway to be constructed on the  south slope from the Phoenix Amalgamated. The tramway- will convey  the ore from the mine to the C.P.RL  spur from Hartford Junction.  H. V.. Fuller .purposes running a  tunnel.to tap the vein of the Bay mine  at, depth. With the numerous proposed tunnels to be run to tap leads of  highgrade'properties at depth, the big  hill will in time become' riddled with  bore holes.   ��� ;       . .;���'.'.'���';;'  Good reports come from the Rambler property oh the West.. Fork. A  vein has been struck the -ore of which  is said to assay some , 980 ounces in  silver. A force of men were ptit to  work this week and it is the intention  to ship several car loads of ore as soon  as it can be got out. ���'/, ���_���'���]>'���  SILVER SHIPMENT  ���/>}  TO THE ORIENT  Trail Smelter Sends $55,000  Worth to China,     ;  Another large shipment of silver  was made from the Consolidated company's smelter at Trail to Hong 'Kbpg,  China, comprising fifty-four bars of the  precious metal which averaged-UJ025  ounces in weight. These shipments  from the Trail smelter have been going  on at intervals for the past eight or  nine months. The silver, which is of  a very high quality,-will be refined , for  the Hong Kong and Shanghai bank at  Hong Kong. There was about $55,-  000 worth in the consignment sent  this week.  The City Parllaneoi  Acting-Mayor Marshall, Aldermen  Deane, Hillier, McKenzie and Rogers  were on hand at the regular session of  the city council on Wednesday^  The city clerk was instructed to require the payment of all unpaid dog  taxes forthwith, and prosecute any  owner of canines neglecting to contribute to the city treasury.  The Board of Works were authorized  to visit the cemetery and decide upon  the improvements to be made, and call  for tenders for the completion, of the  WOrk." ���:.:���;���   ���:������:'  :.:,yA-;:j:H-^A: ::iAr'A  George D. Turner was appointed  auditor of the city books.  Local Boat Clufc  club with  headquarters  at  Mining at Rossland  A contract has been let for the  downward extension of the LeRoi No.  2 mine at Rossland from the 900 foot  to the r2bo foot level. The dimensions of the tunnel will be 7x16. Ii  is expected that the work will be done  at the rate ol about 75 feet a month.  Thejshaft will be used not only to exploit the ledges in the Josie but also  the te Roi ledge which dips into the  Annie territory from the Black Bear  at the 1200 foot level.  A ledge two or three feet in width  and which has been uncovered for a  distance of about 300 feet has been  reached on the War Engle at Rossland.  The ore is a heavy sulphide carrying  gold and good values in copper.  Knights of pylhlas Officers  At the last meeting of the-local  lodge Knights of Pythias the following  officers were elected for the ensuing  term: Past Chancellor Commander,  R. J. Gardner; chancellor commander,  R. H. McCracken; vice-chancellor, W.  X. Perkins; Prelate, Jas. Bateman; M.  of W., R. J. Gardner; K.R.S , F. C.  Graham; M. of R, S. Lundie; M. of E.  G. Kay; M. at A., H. Reed; I.G., J. B.  Appleby; O.G., Ed. Flannagan.  Phoenix Orchestra Goes to the Lake  The fame of the excellent music  furnished by the Phoenix orchestra for  dances has been spreading, and has resulted in the orchestra being secured  for an engagement at Christena lake,  the occasion being a special" complimentary ball to be given at the popular  resort's pavilion this evening. The  orchestra is headed by Fridolph Werner, pianist, with C. McKay, violin, A.  Almstrom, clarinet, and G. Biner,  trombone, forming a quartette. They  will return tomorrow.  Fred S. Peters, foreman of the E'eRbi  mine at Rossland, was in town for a  few days this week, having a look  through the Granby and Snowhoe.  Mr. Peters is,off on a holiday trip and  is visiting the prominent mining camps,  leaving here on Thursday for fbe  Coeur d'Alenes. The resumption! of  operations at the LeRoi is looked for  in : he near future, and this would  mean the blowing in of the smelter at  Northport. ���  R. C. Raven, a, prominent mining  engineer representing. English capital,  was in camp yesterday making an examination of the Lucky Shot with a  view ��� td-':seC"ufih-g "'th'e" 'property"' '���'''Mr;.  Raven has just returned from the West  Fork, where the company which he  represents have taken a bond on the  Bell claim and are how running a.tunnel to develop the property. The company is already heavily interested in  New Ontario mines and are now investigating prospects in the Boundary.  A boat  Christena lake is a probable; organiza  tion among local enthusiasts of acquatic  sports. O. B. Smith, W. S. Macyand  L. Y. Birnie are the prime movers and  have already secured a-site at 'the lake;  and a club house is, in course of construction. Mr. Birnie was in Nelson  this week and.secured agasoline launch  and boats for the club.  Boundary Ore Shipment*  The ore shipments from Boundary  mines for the past week and year; to  date follows :  Granby mines. ..  Mother Lode...  JSnowshoe,.....:: -...  Golden Eagle...  Sally .........  pro Denoro ....'.  Total;.;....:  ��� SMELTER  Granby ........  B. C.  Copper...  Week  I9,97<">  ;2;9^Pl  ���"���������   ,2.3  Year  429.S61  146,709  79i79��.  ,;.IOO..;  .'���:���.. :���:������.,:��� :.:^S^:  ;���. 22,943    648,993  TREA.TMENT  ��� --18,759      406,274  . . .'  "        135.549  FISHERMEN'S   HAUNTS,, WEST. FORK:  BOUNTIES FOR PESTS  Coyotes, Big Horned Owls, and Golden Eagle*  10 be Exterminated  Notice is given in the B.C. Gazette  that, betiinning May, 1909, a bounty  of $3 will be paid on every coyote  killed within the province, on a certificate of a justice of the peace that such  animal was killed by the person claiming the bounty, and that the skin of  such animal was produced by him.  The government agent, or other official  paying the ho"nty, shall punch a hole  in the left ear of the animal, the hole  to lie not less ihnn one-quarter of an  inch in diameter; and any such hole  in any ear of any skin shall disqualify  any such skin from the bounty.  Notice is als 1 sii.vrn that   from   May  1909, a bounty of $2 will be paid for  the destruction of each big-horned owl,  and ot $3 for the destruction of each  golden eaele within the counties of  Cariboo, Yale and Kootenay.  Both legs of each golden eagle, upon  which bounty is claimed, must be produced intact to the provincial game  warden, A. Bryan Williams, J.P. of  Vancouver, by the person claiming the  bounty.  Every person applying for bounty  shall furnish the provincial game warden  with an affidavit to the effect that the  bird upon which the bounty is claimed  was killed within either of the aforsaid  counties.  THE  A��^��  As usual, will have today an excellent assortment of FRESH  FRUITS AND VEGETABLES of undisputed quality and  flavor. We are not always able to tell you about them, but you  may be sure of getting the best of everything the markets afford  at the -'Store of Quality."  We are featuring our "HOOD RIVER" STRAWBERRIES;  they are the largest and finest flavored berries on the market, and  we secure them direct from the gardens in this far-famed berry  district.  You will find  display of  in our GROCERY  DEPARTMENT an  attractive  Florida Pineapples, Hot House Lettuce,  Bananas, Ciierrles, Green Peas, New  Potatoes,   Tomatoes   and   Cucumbers.  Our ORANGES sell at 60, 50, and 30 cents per doz.  WHITE BERMUDA ONIONS, 10c. per pound  YELLOW AUSTRALIAN ONIONS, 8c. per lb.  CHILLIWACK CREAMERY BUTTER the  favorite, 40 Cents per pound  CURLEW CREAMERY BUTTER, 40c. pound  "PRAIRIE ROSE" ALBERTA CREAMERY,  3 Pounds for $1.00.  memory of the quality lingers, long after the price has  in forgotten."  ���'i'^i.'a&l  ���i?i'�� ���v.f._  ',.��� ��� . iAfA/i'l'^  ' ��� ; Kigk-.,���  -'^ ;*���#*&.  ""'* '.rte$ii'  '-. ~:v-)4tMm  .'- 'f||t;i  ti,:&M��&  J-.    1>-za*jO,3&,A  ���;���' -^sii-ps  !'.  i -i;.;   , -.  ;; m^  ���Ai��U  m apiupi  ���Brimmwm  awn  m  ���*.��  i  *  i  fcllS"  IS  THE 2*H��E1CIX PIONEER  MINING ACTIVITY:  IN CROW-S NEST  5>        , HALF TTHE>TOIL  of household work is taken  ) ?Ma^y,whpa*;SujaI|.t;^1Soap is . ���  "brought Into trap hbi&e.  For thoroughly 'cleansing  floors, -, rnqtal-work, -walls  *n��ts;" woodwork, Sunlight  ;is ,ith$ rnostt economical both  , In - time .and .money. ,0.   ,  ��� li 1     ^awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawaaaaaaf  r  1 ��� *  T^fac PJipcnix Pioneer  had iBouodary Mining Jocrtii.1.  IMOSD (Ml DAXUJtDAYS) S)V IPS  Great Development Throughout District  E. Jacobs, of Victoria, returned  Tuesday from a trip along the Crow's  Nest railway as far as Taber, Alberta.  He-visited a-number- of -coal mines and  was shown through the St. Eugene  concentrating mill at Moyie.  As few mines, .other than those of  the Crow's Nest -Pass Coal company,  were mining coal there was not general  activity at the collieries. The Alberta  Railway' and Irrigation company is  erecting a big steel tipple and installing heavy plant apd ^machinery at No,  6, a new mine, situated about four  miles from Lettybridge at which development of the coal seam was one  lately commenced. The Diamond  mine,-distant by,road about twelve  miles from Lethbridge, is preparing for  shipment of coal, to be commenced  after the G.P.R. company's big steel  trestle-bridge over Belly river at Lethbridge shall be completed, about September next.  In the Blairmore Frank district the  Canadian-American company was operp  ating, but other  coal   mines  in  that  PROVINCIAL:,  district were idle, except at the West  PIONEER PUBLISHING 00. Canadian   Collieries   company's   new  arwMoaMtx.m,e. {mine'near Blairmore where develop  ment work is in progress and shipping  facilities are being provided. ''  T. ALFRED LOVE. Manaom.  rdnknut J ��uatacaa,o*ce No. .14.  TtttphOBC*. j *,���,���., reiMeaca, No. is.  ���p���carrTKma m abvakcs.  ftr-Tear.'..,.".  an Homiam.,  Va tho Oaltc4 State*, per year.  't ff  i>    -'���"   f )     **-t*"kf *>f   f  1  * (  -  W9.      JUJVE  1909  1  Saa. Has. Taaa. Wat.  The  ft..  Sat.  -  >:'   ,.        *'' ?/ *'  <'  , 1 -1  5  t  So  ri  18  13  19  -so-   31 - ai,< 13    34  ���5,  ��6  i  ���t  '���7   'a8    99    30 .  -  .y-'>,:��� A valuable suggestion has* l��een- pu��  -i forth  riy:R. W; Brock, head ,of the  .Canadian geological survey, toward an  ', inventory.of promising' mineral claims.  At the Corbin mine, on the south  fork of Michel, B.C. the entry is in a  big,mass of coal, up to 160 feet in  thickness. . The main tunnel is in 1,200  feet, and 300 tons of coal are being  shipped daily.  The Crow's Nest Pass company is  steadily preparing for a much increased  output of Coal at both Michel and  Coal creek colleries, the further development of the .coal seams and additions  to equipment being with this end in  view.  The St. Eugene is producing between 500 and 600 tons of lead-silver  ore a day,.nearly'all of which is concentrated in the mill. Here, too, plant  is being added to and operations are  on;an, increasing scale.  Throughout the districts visited Mr.  Jacobs found many evidences of sul>  tantial progress, which will be even  more noticeable after labor difficulties  shall have been overcome and work rer  sumed in the coal mines.  Boat Dakata to Wianiaec t   ���^ ,,  Winnipeg, June 7.���A large party  of'business   men-from  Grand-Forks  and other North Dakota towns arrived  _,..,.       ,        . today, by river route.    This was t the  The idea is to have local, centers, such Ci.-'       Jf        r*     jt?i  ,      i   ' ' ' 1' ''.'���' iprsfjtrip made from Grand Forks, to  as boards  of trade, recording offices;  local, branches of the mining inst'tute,  etPi. J*at>hicb .a J.pr,os,pector ���.CQuld..file  Moyie will celebrate Dominion Day,  The electric powerhouse at Kelowna  was destroyed oy fire.  Victoria's big race meet opened  auspiciously on Saturday.  Another of the Black Hand gang  has been gathered in at Fernie.  The floods of last week did much  damage in many parts of the province.  The Mundy Lumber company's mills  at Three Rivers was burned on Monday.  The provincial government has  granted $500 to the Revelstoke Moun-  taneering club.  During the floods of last week two  men were drowned near Fernie and  two at Waldo.  Phillips, who shot Rawl Siebert at  Okanagan Ferry last July, has been arrested at Victoria.  Charles Diamond, one of the best  known characters in East Kootenay,  was drowned in the river near   Moyie.  An increased  demand  for  lumber  from   the  prairies  has   distinctly  1m  proved the mountain lumber situation.  The city of Revelstoke has decided  to take over the gas producing plant  recently installed after a thirty days'  run, which proved satisfactory.  VV. F. Burton and Warburton Pike,  both, noted hunters and celebrated  naturalists, of Victoria, will explore  Triangle island, north of Vancouver  island.  A man named Ryan struck a companion named Ward with an axe at the  Cassiar cannery last week in a dispute  over who should build a camp fire.  .The assaulter took to the woods and  has not been caught.  The Diamond Vale colliery, in the  Nicola Valley, has been closed indefinitely. Recently the men being two  months in arrears on their pay, walked  out.- Two days later they received  their cheques, and were then told that  the mine was closed.  Dr. Proctor, chief surgeon of the  Pacific division of the C:P;R. has inaugurated a system of placing a tin  case of first aid materials in the .conductor's van of every passenger train.  The outfit includes tourniquets, mor  phine and strychnine tablets and dressings for wounds.  TfcoMati! Miners  Metal mining is the one iudustiy  that has madfeBritish Columbia.famous.  ,Had it not been for the''discoveries of  mines irf Kootenay and Yale districts  between 1890 and 1895, British Columbia would today be a province peo  pled by a. few stock raisers and lumbermen. The working of the mines near  Nelson and Ainsworth, the discoveries  in the Slocan, at Rossland, and in the  Boundary,-'brought people to the province. These people were not al1  miners. Some: ol them were born on  farms and knew how to work. They  cleared land,-, planted vegetables that  grew to perfection. Next they planted  fruit trees, that in time produced fruit  that won prizes in competiton with  fruit grown in other lands. They built  sawmills that made lumber from timber  growing in.districts that looked inaccessible. They developed water powers  that are among the largest in the world.  They built cities that are the equal of  those built in -older-settled countries.  They built school houses and churches.  They were good citizens, and became  part of the. permanent population of  the province. They did not encourage  the immigration' of Asiatics and they  did not employ those who were in the  country. British Columbia owes much  to metal mining.���Prince Rupert- Empire.    ���;"���'.' ��� .��� - - .-���''���'������ ;  Lever Brothers, Toronto, will send you  free a cake of������ their famous Plantol  toilet.soap, if you mention  this, paper.  pimh^  3  I DEANE'S HOTEL j  g   -DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.   This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by  hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation  of the public. Everything Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date. Meals  served at all hours, special attention being given the  Diningroom.,  Centrally Located on the Bridge,  Fifth  Street  Phoenix.  TELEPHONE   -48.  3  3  STEAM_HEATEDr  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.  {nrnmrntomMmimmmmmmiiiK  BOUNDARY ft KOOTENAY 1909 ORE RECORD  Sklasjesla aed Sadler Receipt! Par Year lo  Dale.  Ore shipments from the .various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of;ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and . for 1909 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary .......- 21,953     477t5��2  Rossland    4,762      i��2,985  East Columbia River  3,121       78,486  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  JAMES riARSHALL, Prop  Total 29,836     658,973  ���tfra-fttt-b-MAftattMM*  Ml*****  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We 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.  Jas. McC-reath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  m$*0mk%sn*kn0mfirma^^  MMM  SMELTER   RECEIPTS   Granby 19,64��  B.C. CopperCo.   Trail     7,34*  Northport    ...  406,066  i4o,505  148,226  12,761  Total   ...    26,981    7��4.345  a statement giving an exact description  .lof��*he.^Iocationv.oX?/:his"claim,-his ad-  fCdress, "dimentions of the ore body and  -;-character and value of the ore." These  ^tijeords would be sent to the Provincial,  department of Mines and the Federal  hpepartment of Mines, so  that���those  jt^efcing mines or information regajdjng  ^promising claims cou|4'*teadilyj()btain  rsucli data.^ The suggestiomcomrnends  (itself. .--"       ���/ ''.  '"-*������ -���)'  . P,    ���'    ��� -    * "    -  V:.' The Sre^rganizatton committee,  f-ffhic^h pjgehased'the Dominion Cop-  |ner jmines^last week, announce _$iat  ; jpljheyjwjiroperate the properties as soap;  ��$"- practical. The resumption of operations at the Dominion Copper proper-  vjies has occurred so often in the past  i1 that an announcement of the operating  {company being on a solid financial  :,basis would be more welcome news.  w.The reorganization committee has secured ' the Dominion properties for  - $261,500, and there appears to be no  reason why the New Dominion Cop-  ' pei should not be able to -operate, the  ..' mines profitably.  Copper appears to be advancing on  a, solid, foundation. More of the red  ' metal^vas sold to domestic consumers  ]?st month than in any month since  Tanuary' 1907. Every advance in copper isjE* boost for the Boundary, and,  with fifteen-cent copper probable in a  couple of months, the outlook for business activity in  Phoenix  this fall  is  decidedly bright.  *    Although he has a desire to withdraw  from' the field of political activity for  ever, Sir Wilfrid Laurier is said to have  acceded to the wishes of the Liberal  ���- party and will remain as their leader  until after the next general election,  which will take place in 1912.  Winnipeg by steamer in 28 years. Objects of the trip are to impress congress  with the feasibility of the Red river  as an avenue of commerce. Canada  in tbellast three ;years has. spent. $2:,-  500,000 on tbe Red River north ot the  I oundary.  A New Resert  ��� The ^C.P.R. proposes to build .a  large new hotel at.Jhe head of Lillpoet  Lake: and to make the- place a resort  that will be known as-the Pasadena of  British.. Columbia.. W��rm Chinook  breezes blow al{ through, .the winter  months at this poiht-and it is said that  the spot will make one -of the finest  resorts on the continent.  6. N. R. Buys Land at Princataa  A deal of more thai) ordinary signi  ficance has. recently been completed  between the Great Northern and,,the  Vermillion Forks Mining company; at  Princeton. It consists of the purchase  of. "3# acres of land on the west  boundary of the townsite, near jtbe  proposed Tulameen tunnel, by the t-ail-  way company.  The British Columbia Cob  The British Columbia cow gives  1000 lbs. more milk per year than  does her sister in eastern Canada and  tbe butter produced from her milk  is of a better quality than the eastern  product. This is briefly the statement  recently made by R. W. Hodson, live  stock commissioner for  the prftvince.  Woman's Power  Cher Man  Woman'* Boat gloriooa cfxtowmesK ia taw poaawr-  to-awaken aad hold the pore.aad .hoacst lore of a  worthy men. When she loaea it aad still loves asm,  no one in tbe wide world can know the.heart a��ony  ahe endures. Tbe woman who suffers from week-  ness and ^derangement of her- special womanly organism-.soon loses, the power to away the heart of  a man. Her general health suffers and ahe loaea  her good looks, her attractiveness, liar amiability  and her power and prestige as �� woman. Dr. R.V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N.Y., with  tbe assistance of hn staff of able physicians, haa prescribed for and.cured many  thousands, of women.. He has ^ devised m aoeceesful remedy for woman'a ailments. It is known aa Dr.,Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It is a positive  specific far the weaknesses and disorders peculiar to women. It purifies, regulates, strengthens and heals. Medicine dealers aell it. No honest dealer will  advise you to accept a substitute ia order to make a little larger profit.  IT MAKES WEAK WOMEN STRONG,  SICK WOMEN WEILL.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Mists rs��ssJsss> aasf strengthen Stomach, Liver mad Bowels,  PALACE LIVERY STABLE  HUIDOCk IcWTIK, rrts.  35 Horses,   Full   Liveiy. Equipment,  Have taken  over  the   Lumber Yard  and will carry a full stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   order*  at any hour of d*y or nirht.  Hill Ave.  (PHONE U.)  0-  Phoenix, B. C.  ELIZABETH E. GRANT  A.T.C.M, ((PIANO)  PIANO, ORGAN, THEORY, HAR  MONY, INTERPRETATION  For   further   informitlioi   see   M  Grant or D. A. Grant.  tss"  DRAYING  Of till   kin.lM   promptly  attended  to.    Rapid Express.and Bai^aim  -'"������    Careful ri tent ion in all  Phone A'ttf.  Tiansfer  orders-  JAJTES Q. ilcKEOVVN  LA It jUIY.���-,,I'HOKNJy]  All kinds of light and heavy teaming  promptly attended to;   Miners' dray  ihg a specialty.''   ',:��� ���:.������'���!.'  /''������'.   ���    -- ';;-';--.;..:':''PH'6NE''r-'4V''  A. S^ tl^#D,  Fire, Life and  Qeoeral Aieat.  Accldeat Insaraace.  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  TUCK   COIAAK'H  SHAVING PARLORS  AND    BATHROOM.  Phoenix, B. C.  Next Door to McRae Bros,  Knob Hill ATtnue.  Maimers farter sh*t>  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge, No.3o  A. F. and A.M.  Rctfuisr communication 8 p. m.'    &..  ond Thuindajr of each month.  Kmergent meetings ����c��lled;M��i.O')i.  Half, McHnle Block.  V. M.SHERBINO.  Secret*rv.  D.TURNER,  W.al.  I. O. O. F.  3NOWBHOK LODGB NO. to  Meets every Mouday Eveaiag  *t Miner*' 11*1  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  W. J. RuTHKkpoRD, Noble (irand  W. A. fiCKAKO, Kecord. Sscy.  T. A. Lova, Per   Finan. Secy.  '  ���mtnamm  mjnamtm  .  Greenwood ^tagfC  Lllie  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a. m.]  *' " lower town, 10.00 a.m. I Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Office, With McRab Bros., Knob Hill Ava.  GILLIS & LAING* Proprietor^ i  D. J., Matheson  insurance Haent  N ; The fine of $20 imposed on a local  saloon-keeper for selling liquor on Sunday is an intimation from the city  commissioners that the law of closed  bars on Sundays must be recognized  Tunnel Completed  The tunnel designed by the Canadian Pacific railway to obviate; the four  per cent, grade on the big hill between  Field and Laggan was virtually completed last week, when ��� workmen from  both ends of the bore met in the centre.  The tunnel is five thousand feet long,  and cuts down the grade to a little over  two per cent. It cost a million and a  half dollars.  The Pioneer makes a specialty of  commercial printing.  Twenty-nine divorces were granted  to-one��� day .'by the Spokane county  ;, trupreme cour.t,    Uncle Sam's courts  j! j-rili soon be unmarrying people faster  't ^^.^fieeasbers cast, tie them up.  Pboenlx Railway Timetable,  c. p. R.  Leaves Ion Eholt and Nelson�� 1,2$ p.m.  Arrives 5,10 p.m  GREAT NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane         ..        ..    9.00 a.m.  A,tmt�� r   &-����fi��>ni"-  J.GAKONRK.O.C.  r. h. Mccracken  k.. of k. a.  WOOD  a*BBiasVsiBB��siB��siHsVsiBvaHaaai  First-Olass Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  FIRB,   UKK  ANI>  ACCIDENT.  PLATE  A.FFIDAVITS  OLA88  TAKING  PHOENIX,  BoC��  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Ploae B32  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.   "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY? ^Because its  manufacturers employ all of their energy to the  turning out of a perfect Beer from the boat materials obtainable.  PHONE 23  Brewing'  Co.  When your thoughts turn to journeys out-of-doors, the lakes, the  rivers, tbe woods, the parks, remember proper accouterment is essential  for the fullest enjoyment of an outing yon may take, Here are some  suggestions:  Fishing Tackle, Fishing Supplies, Kodaks and Phbto-  graphy   Supplies, Sporting   Goods,  Books,  :  Magazines, Hammocks, Etc.  McRAE   BIGS,  WHEN YOU WANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it properly you must  have experienced men. The Phoenix Pioneer  has the men, the material and the machinery to do  the work. Send us your next order for printing���  no order too big, none too small. We do everything in printing, and will give you satisfaction.  PHQENI3L11S  NOTICE AUCTION SALE  Notice is hereby given that the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway  and Navigation company will offer for  sale at public auction at their freiglit  shed in Phoenix. British Columbia, on  Tuenday the 2flth day of June. 1909, .at-  the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon,  the following<|iropertyon which the lolls  and eliareeK for freight and Btorage remain unpaid, viz :���  1 Iron Safe.  And notice is alsoherebv further given  that the said company will ofl'er for sale  at public auction ot their freight shed  in Bridesville, British Columbia, on  Wednesday the 30th dav of June, 190*',  at the hour of 11 o'clock in tho forenoon,  the following property1 on which the  tolls and charges for frieght and storaj:��  remain unpaid, viz:��� ���  1 Hall Safe.  Dated at Vancouver, British Columbia,  this.31st day of May 1909.  W. H. FORTIER,  Assistant Auditor of the  Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Kail-  way and .Navigation Company.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the' Land Registry  Act in the matter of the Titles to part  (50 by 90 feet) of Lots 7, 8 and 9, Block  18 (Map 60', O'd Ironsides subdivision.  Town of Phoenix.  Whhrbab the certificates of Title of  Archibald E. Dibblee, being certificate  No 4374A and No. 4502A to the above  hereditaments has been lost or destroyed  and application has been made to me  for duplicate thorof.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  duplicate certificates of title (o the above  hereditaments will be issued at the expiration of one month from the date of  the first publication hereof, unless in the  meantime valid objection to the contrary  ia made to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar  Land Eegistry Office,  Kamloops, B.C.,  M��ly 27tl��, MSOa.  PHOENIX   AERIE   NO. 158  Lf(L��ff*J\ Meets in UnioaHal.  Friday evenings  Visiting    brothers  ���Iways) welcome  J. Mclver, W. P.  C. McASTOCKSK  W. Sec  K.ofP.L0Di-E,No.28   PHOENIX, B.C.   Meet" everv Tuesday  Evbksq at 7.30 .:  Sojourning  Brothers Cordially  welcomed.  Johnson & Anderson  ���Tsit.liil'/asia.lli ������� WMjyi'iibwsi-H^^  'wmamsm ^  m  m  'riii'tfi n'fi > ���fiTnf'i^   Made from  cr^am of tartar, derived m #  from grapes* All the ingredients  of Dr* Priced Baking Powder  are printed on the labeL They  are pure, healthful and proper.  When baking powders are peddled or  demonstrated, examine their labels. You  will find they are not made from cream  of tartar.   You don't want them  OUR COPPER CORNER \  MATTERS OF   1NTKRKST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED  COPPER  MIMING   INDUSTRY  IN   THE  The Copier Markat  The developments in the copper  metal market during the past week  have been of a favorable nature, prices  having advanced substantially and the  volume of business having increased  largely. The buying has been very  heavy throughout and has resulted in  advancing the price of Lake to 13^  to'13^, cents a pound while the quotation on electrolytic is now 13^ to  13^. Even at these prices there is  not much copper to be had as most of  the leading agencies are sold up ahead  for two or three months and they are  anxious to quote prices on distant deliveries. We know of one Lake producer who refused 13^0 cents for a  good sized block of the metal this week  and there are others who are practically doing the same.  The heavy buying is Sue" to the" fact  that   the   large  consumers   have  discovered   finally that  general   business  is improving rapidly and that the supply of copper is none too large.    They  have been buying from hand, to mouth  for some time but now that  they see  signs  of   prosperity   ahead    they  are  anxious to lay in  supplies.     In   trying  to do so they find that copper  is  not  so plentiful as they thought it was and  the advancing prices are the  result of  their efforts to make up  for  lost time.  With the producers  in  such  an  independent  position   as they  are at the  present time there is every reason  to  expect 15  cent copper  within   a   few  months,   possibly   sooner   than   that.  This is the opinion of the best posted  copper men in the  business  and they  hay'e been   right  for  a  long   time.���-  Copper Curb.  companies to play the part in copper  consumption they did before the-: 1907  crisis put a stop to most new construction;'..."'.'.   - A  ... ; ���":  Last month the hint was given by  William A.;"-Paine;' president of the  "Copper range," and identified with  half-a-dozen other successful mines,  that it is not generally appreciated how  much copper is taken by new demands,  ���as in the brass'beds popular only a  few years since,  How. long since there were subway  cars in New York to be sheathed with  copper? Modern office; buildings to  be walled, faced, roofed, and ornamented with copper sheets, . cornices,  and grille work ? automobiles and  motor cars, to use more than 10,000,-  000 pounds a year, largely in the form  of brass? railroad terminals like the  Pennsylvania's which alone has already  bought 1,000,000 pounds?  From the brass tube in the high  pressure locomotive boiler to the little  brass clips ;.so convenient with office  papers, this copper alloy is called for  in an increasing number of million  pounds every year.  On the tenth of last month were  published the April figures for the  United States,: Canada, and Mexico���'  at the record breaking rate of 3,785,-  809 pounds a day. This copper boom  has been going on for eighteen months.  The big mines have been running 100  per cent, capacity. Yet the increase  in the "stocks of copper on hand" for  April was less than a million pounds.  In former months this year it ranged  from nine to twenty-two millions.���Review of Reviews.  The payroll at the St. Eugene mine,  Moyie, last Thursday was $46,000  Strikes on the GnloYn 1'elle, Mother  Lode and Kootenay Belle at Sheep  creek were reported during the past  week.  The Ferguson mine at Ferguson and  the North Star at Kimberly.'east Kootenay, appeared on the shipping'list last  week lor the first time this year.  The Noble Five mine in the Slocan  will shoitly resume 'operations. The  property was oiie of ihe big shippers  in the early days, and is owned b>  Lieutenant-Governor Dunsmuir.  ��� The bondho'ders of trie Summit  mine at Sheep creek are waiting for  sn Iw to clear away to commence extensive development operations. There  is sufficient ore iti sight to pay for many  'months work With a large:staff.  The Canadian Metal Co. is going  into voluntary liquidation at a meeting  to be held in Nelson on June 12th.  S. S. Fowler will be appointed liquidator. A new company is to be formed,  known as the New Canadian Metal Co.,  with'a capital of $1,100,000.  Another gold brick was brought to  Nelson this week from the Nugget  mine. Its value is about $8,600 partly  representing a 2o:day run of the mill.  The whole proceeds of the run would  not go into the brick mould, the surplus being about 18 ounces, which  would bring the total value of the product of the run up to $8,350. This  value from a four stamp mill in the  same number of days has probably  never been equalled in  this  province.  miZttkettt Production  A preliminary report 011 the mineral  production of Canada' in 1908 has just  been prepared by the Department of  Mines, and as compared with the revised figures of 1907 shows an increase  of half a million dollars in value of  output.    The report says : .''.'���������'  A preliminary review of the mineral  production in Canada in iyo8rshows'a  total mineral output valued at slightly  over 87 million dollars as compared  with a little less than 87 million d.bllars  in 1907.  The industry has therefore in' the  aggregate more than held its own, despite the large decreases in the.'prices  of the metals. That this falling off in  the prices of the metals has been an  important and serious question for the  metal-mining industries will be better  realized when it is stated that had cop  ' .- v.  . ...        *  p^er, silver, lead and'nickel' maintained  as high average ih: 1908 as in. 1907,  their total production in Canada in  1908 would have been worth 8'miliioh  dollars more to the producer than was  actually the case.  ears,: Jf ad. P i Yen JJp All:  ��� Pc-rii-iip. IibUe^cd\Aj^e'r-'All':J��k'o'J,UtU'-^il'H(f-  Chronic  Internal  Catarrh.  ��&  NOTICE  I hereby give, notice that thirty ,davs  f roae date I intend to apply to tlie'Roard  of "Licensing Commissioners for the City  of Phoenix, B.C., for a transfer of the  license now held by me for the Bellevue  Hotel to the Ba'moral hotel, the said  Balmoral hotel to be known in future as  the King's hotel.  E. P. Shba.  Phoenix, May 7,1909.  APPLICATION  FOR    RENEWAL  LICENSE  OF    LIQUOR  Many an Invalid in dragging but a miserable* exis- -  tence with catarrh of the internal organs.   There ia  '110  disease  equal to  this in  producing  complete  wretchedness,-'.'absolute, despair,  haggard   misery,  and stubborn -weakness.  An army of thia sort of victims have one by one  discovered that Per una could be relied upon to relieve such caseH. .>.,  ������'���!  One man, tells another,man, and in *this way the  news spreads an til in all part* of the country are to  be found nten who nave been ''permanently liberated  from the thraldom of internal troubles!.  Many cases of catarrh of the stomach, kidneys  and other abdominal organs have reported them- ,  selves as permanently relieved.  We give below testimonials which illustrate the  benefit of Peruna in these cases.  Mk  1<V-  ���'<���<  A<*$W"}  &m  ?m  \>:m  H$3 ,.  m&  ?T-U  >A  m>.  ' *?-!  X<t%i*  v/>  MR.ABNER N.KEEP  c^  m&  WK  mm  Crown Young Again.  Gold oa Graham Island  Following upon the news of placer  gold strikes on Moresby island, dis  coveries of a prominent character although less sensational, are now reported from the east coast of Graham  Island, also in the Queen Charlotte  group. Miller and Spence at Orlando  river, have two claims and panned out  $10 the day of staking. Gurley and  his partner at Cape Fife, cleaned up  over $ ibo in ten days. Both are convinced that their properties will 'pay  an average of $10 a day to the man  when work: is properly: under way.  The blanket and cyanide "process is  in vogue and about 80 per cent, of the  gold is saved although it is exceedingly  fine.    -    ���     -- ���      -���'- -   -  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Su'b-  erinteridentof Provincial Police for a  renewal of the liquor license held by me  for the Union Hotel at Eholt, B.C.  Dated at Eholt, B.C.. May 14,1900.  Jons A. McMastek'.  W A NT ED   NOW  MR. SIDNEY WESSELS  The Brits Bed   and the  Copper,Mine  What becrmes of all   the   copper?  Especially   in   New   England,   where  many families draw  part of their income,  from  the dividends  of copper  ���mines by the Great Lakes, there has  been anxiety as to the  enormous out-  ,put. Until lately there has been little  signof the stringing of enough new  wires for the trolley lines, electric power,  electric light, telegraph and   telephone  SUMMER  DRINKS  The following Summer Drinks are now  in stock :  Raspberry Vitiepr  mkH Currani wine  Crape Jislce  sarsaprifiia  llorrlnjhompson 8 Co.  tHE FOREMOST GROCERY  COPPER  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII. issued May, 1909, contains  1500 pages, with nearly 50 per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions and  on statistic- have been carefully revieed  and the bulk of the matter therein is  ENTIRELY  NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Cliemistrv, Mineralogy,  Mlninir, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining. Brands, Grades. Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes, Terminology,  Deposits by Districts. States, Countries  and Continents; Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.  The Copper Handbook is concededly  the  World's Standard Reference  Book On Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  Liu* new and greatly enlarged edition,  in Ibis new and greatly enlaiged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than the  Bible���though not necessurilv u better  book because of its (neater bulk. It is  rilled with FACTS of vital iuipimin>;e to  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  PRICE is $5 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but ordor the book sent to  vou, all earringe charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned if un-  satisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  vou afford not to see the book and judge  "for voiiraelf of its value 'o you?  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  Horace J. Stevens  Shbldkn Building, Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.  OUTDOOR SPORT S ZAM-BUK  Every athlete, every ball-player,  every swimmer, every canoeistj-eyery:  man or woman who loves 'outaBprlife  and exercise, should keep a "box of  Zam-Buk handy. -.   ,.���.  - Zam-Buk is a purely herbal^repara-  tion which, as soon as applie^fto cuts,  bruises, burns, sprains, blisters,' etc.,  sets up highly beneficial operations.  First, its antiseptic properties -render  the wound free from all danger "from  blood-poisoning. Next, its soothing  properties relieve and ease the pain.  Then its rich herbal balms penetrate  the tissue, and set up the wonderful  process of healing. Barbed wire  scratches, insect stings, skin diseases,  such as eczema, heat rashes, ringworm,  babies'heat sores, chafed places'* sore  feet���all come within Zam-Buk's power;  It also eases and cures piles. All druggists and stores.  .1  A reliable party to act as agent arid'  salesman in Phoenix and surrounding  district for the sale of hardy Ontario  grown fruit and ornamental trees.  Good pay weekly. Exclusive territory.  As we guarantee delivery of first grade  stock in good condition our agents  have every chance of doing a splendid  business.    Write now.  Pelham Nursery Co.,  TORONTO,   ONT.  N.B.���Salesman   book orders   for Fall delivery  from now on' 1  ! Appetite.Returned, Enjoys Meals.  Mr. Sidney Weasels, Meritton 6a-  tario, Can., wriies:  ��� ��� ����i -have been troubled:with dyspepsia and indigestion for twenty  years, during which time I tried different doctors, but did not get the desired results.  "I have been, compelled for 'weeks  at a time to give up work, being completely prostrated. I. had to confine  myself to a milk diet, as nothing  would remain on my stomach.  "I had about given up, thinking my  case incurable, when I heard of Peruna and decided tp try it.  "One bottle made a great changf,  and after using another bottle of this  wonderful medicine, I had complete  freedom from pain, my appetite-had  returned and I could again enjoy my  > meals. - I believe Peruna is the grand-  ' est medicine under the sun."  tarrh  o  Buffalo, bebides wit.  did not pet relief.  ''Finally, after beingexhausted in health and funds.  I decided to try Peruna. This was after moving to  this country ,tw,o years ago.;;  Vl ,    -,,    4 t;  "One bottle of Peruna gaveLteliet'  five bottles I was sound Land wejl.,?t.    .!.,.,.--{  "lam eigh ty-two years old and feel as good'to-day  as when I was in my thirties.  "I give this for the benefit of the afflicted in gen-  , eral, as I am but one of many in this country who  -'know what it is,to contend with sickness and pay  out the last dollar in doctor bills."  elphia   specialists in Nebraska, but  After taking  Mr. Robert E. Hanvey, Treas. Knights  of Industrial Freedom, also a well-  known writer and lecturer, writes from  11S.Lincoln St., Chicago, 111.,as follows:  "I was in good health until about four  yeara ago, when my back became lame  and sore. The pafns kept increasing  with severe' twitches and ^low,' exhaustive; aches. Urine was highly colored and passed with great irregularity.  "I knew this must be inflammation of  the urinary organs.  "Having read of Peruna I decided to  try it.  "I found relief from the pain within  ten days. The' aches gradually diminished, and it was a blessed Toilet 1 can  assnreyou. .,..���.:���,.*���'���'���. .;.-���;.,''  "Within three months I was well  once more. My appetite &ad returned,  nervousness and irritability were thingB  of the past, and for over two years now  1 have been a healthy man."  Mr. H. L. Emory, Vice Chancellor  and Master of Arms, K. P.'s, of Omaha,  Neb;>' writes -from SO^North !Slxt��en&��  St., the following^wprds of praise for  Peruna as a tonie.'"Sfe"'uys:'"'  "Itis with pleasure I recommend Peruna as a tonic^ot unusual,ra��rtt. A  large numbeV'^  the different orders.with, whleh I Jimt*  been connected have r>Mn eared hy/tWa'  use of Peruna in emies *f estarrh of tb* '  stomach and head; also In kidney com*  plaint   and   weakness of  the   pelvic j  organs.  "Peruna, tones np the system, mMb  digestion, indoMs sls^>, and Is well I  worthy the eonfld��aes. of. suflsrers eg  the above oemplklnts." ,  Peruna naa waved many "peo'ple tremm  disaster by Tendernig the kidneys a��i��  vice when they were not able to  their own burdens.  /"  ��� THE  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  llmploys   a  system  which  makes   it  it easy' for  its out-of-town depositors  to  open     accounts- Vand     transact  business   by   mail   wiih, any   of its  j-.'i''--.  Jl���EICBTV CINE BRANCH Off ICES    5!  DETAILED  INFORMATION  FURNISHED ON  REQUEST.  m  %mmmtf**+  <�������� -  FOR GOOD QUALITY  P.  A.ND LARGEST VARIETY OF FISH,  POULTRY AND ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND CTJRED^MFATS, LEAVE  YOUR   ORDER   WTTH   US.    ��� + '���'  BURNS <a CO.  PHOENIX, BiC.  I* *******  Wholtxale and RcUlI Meat Mcrchanti  Dealers in Ltv�� Stock Port Packer*  Markets in B.' C-, AlberU and Yukon  CAHAOVPkH  RETURN  EXCURSION  ATES  if-  FROM  PH1X TO MLt  TicketB on sale daily May 29th to Oct.  14th. Final return limit 15 davc  Corresponding fares from other points.  Tickets at'REDUCED RATES will also  be on sale on  JUNE 2nd and 3rd  JULY 2nd and 3rd  AUG. Uth and J2th  36;   TO   Eastern Destinations  in Canada and the United States with  choice of routes and final return limit of  Oct. 31st.  For full particulars apply to  J. E. CARTER, J. E. PROCTOR,  Agcat.-rloaen'x.B.U.        D.P.A., Calgary, Alto.  P.  STvtlSH SPRING SHOES  ���  At Sensible Prices    The man who thinks twice, those who appreciate  the  combination of quality and  sensible  prices,  and who  want   their .  dollar  to  Dring  them  a  dollar's  worth  of whatever they buy, :  and besides carry lots of pleasure and satisfaction, will come here  for shoes.    We are selling the kind of Shoes you like, the kind  that brings you back for more.      CLOTHING   It costs little to dress well. The whole secret is in buying  your Clothes from T. Brown's. Call and see how good you  would look in a good suit of clothes.  THOMAS BROWN,  GENT'S FURNISHER, PHOENIX  h  Wv\  EXQUISITE PERFUMS  Merry Widow���Peter Pan���Ideal Orchids  These three lines are daily proving the most popular  odors that we have in stock���delicate, but rich in Jragrance.  Throughout our carefully chosen lines of Exquisite Perfumes every odor possesses a delightful fragrance. They  are products of famous American and European manufacturer s. :'   :    :     :    :    :    :     :    :    :    :    :    :     *    ���     ���"  Price 50c. to $1.25 per ounce  *1m  ���i If ^  wm  rV��S33f  '��� �����'*&  \ ��.*'-. ���?.  i ;��� f- -���>,'. ��  "C   ,~   *  5   *T   *  1 hk  *   "-{.tern 4  V<r^T  ���; w  J> ( ���"v .  i m  THB, PHeBirlX PIONEER  A  aBmshi  J.  V  A Healthy Life  l\ Happy Home  to be had on a BRITISH COLUMBIA FARM  in the British Columbia Southern; Columbia  and Kootenay and Columbia and Western  Railway Companies' Land Grants, , Farm  Lands   eminently   suited  for the   raising  of  Fruit, Grain   or  Stock  may be purchased in these Grants at low  figures   for   cash,  or  on  Easy   Terms,  from  THE  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RAILWAY  Timber Lands ot the highest character,  situated in these Grants, are offered for sale  in blocks of from 640 acres upwards.  GOOD SHIPPING FACILITIES   SCENERY UNSURPASSED  is  For Maps, Application Forms, Regulations and Literature apply to  J.   5;   DENNIS,  o^. ...   , s   , . Asst. to 2nd Vice President,  '    ^ ,. ,    Calgary, Alberta  B.C. Land Department,  *->    9th Ave. West  DININGROOM FURNITURE  Vj ���>���  . , , We have all kinds,of.up-to-date Furniture in  this line, such as  SIDEBOARDS,   BUFFAS,  CHINA, CLOSETS,  EXTENSION  '''TABLES.'round^and sa,uarej all kinds and styles of Dining Chairs  ���':��   ., ��� ���=-���. new,.shipment1 just in..'. ' '  ^w.jre.i^A orfHave you seen our GO CARTS, if not, you should as they are  J^~/^*-*"^^?uo-tlr>dateI <   <  PICTURE FRAMING AND REPAIRING A SPECIALTY  j&&  |C.,'JtiEDWARDS? ironsides Avenue  Local and General.  Mrs. Hawkins left Thursday for Spokane.  John Graham of Rossland is on a  visit to hi�� home here.  Tanglefoot and fly poison pads at  Love's drug store.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Tromhley, Phoenix, B.C.  J. E. W. Thompson returned from  Peachland on Wednesday.  Edwin A. Munroe of Midway was a  visitor in town on Tuesday.  Buy your summer suit at tin- Big  Store and save ten per cent.  For sale���A house on New York  townsite, apply to A. Holm.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T.Gardner.  Mrs. Lyons of Mother Lode is visiting her mother, Mrs. Walters.  The Misses Buckless of Greenwood  visited friends in town on Tuesday.  Household ammonia, extra strong,  large'bottles, 25c,  Love's   drug store.  Rev S. and Mrs. Lundie left Wednesday for Trail on a visit to friends.  Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Ryan of Spokane  were guests at the Brooklyn this week.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be'at his  Phoenix office, bank block, June 10th  to 13th.,  Dr. J. K. Barrett of Winnipeg was a  guest at the Brooklyn for a few' days  this week. 11  C. J. McAstocker and Jos. Burby  returned Wednesday from a short trip  to Nelson.  . Special discount sale on Men's clothing for one week only, at the Hunter-  Kendrick Go's store.  As a result of the change in train  time, mail for the east now closes at  the post-office at 12.25 p.m.  Poor tea is poor economy���use "Sa-  lada" and you will appreciate the excellent qualities of high-grade lea.    '  W. S. Longhurst of Grand Forks,  formerly of the Eastern Townships  bank, Phoenix, has been appointed  manager of the branch at Keremeos.  A large consignment of Bourbon  whiskies just received at the Brooklyn  ���"Jessie Moore," ."Old Kentucky"  and "Private Stock," all famed American whiskies.  The ��� Lyceum comedy and opera  company gave two very enjoyable entertainments in the opera house on  Thursday and Friday evenings of last  week. Miss Myrtle Deloy, the female  baritone, sang to advantage in several  operatic selections, the Deloy comedians furnished mirth provoking situations, while Spaulding brothers, aero-1  kn��n       hhJ       C?i. I..!! ��� * J _     J_���     !  The date for the raffle of Mrs. A. S.'  Vand's piano has been left in charge  of A. O. Johnson of the Central hotel.  R. H. Carmichael, manager of the  Eastern Townships bank at Keremeos,  formerly of Phoenix, was married on  June 2nd.  The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist  church will give an ice cream social in  the church on Wednesday evening,  June 16th.  Harry Pleasance returned from Spokane this week, but as yet is little improved in health. He will probably  go south in the course of a few days.  Conductor Kerr is back on the local  run of the Great Northern after a short  holiday. He is an enthusiast on the  beauties of the Christena lake district.  Mrs. D. Draisey went to Spokane on  Monday to see Mr. Draisey,  who has  been confined in a Spokane sanitarium  for some months on account of weak  'eyes.  The proprietor of the Stemwinder  hotel appeared before Magistrate Hood  on Tuesday evening on a charge of  selling liquor after hours on Saturday  night and was fined $20 and costs.  The closingHHit sale of the' entire  stock at the Wm. Hunter Co"'s store  still continues, and the reduced prices  is proving a big attraction for the buying public.  T.  Collins   has   sold   his. tonsorial  business to A. Krause, who takes possession on Monday.    Mr.  Collins in  tends leaving for the Similkameen or  Okanagan country.     .'.'"''  V-  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick���call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. C.  A. Ross.  New I 00 F. Officers  The semiannual election of officers  of Snowshoe lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F.,  took place on Monday evening, the  following being elected for the ensuing  term : Noble Grand, J, C. Tnit; vice  grand, W. K. Hyslop; recording secretary, W. A. Pickard; treasurer, R. Sil-  yerthorn.  Ball In Aid o( Hospital  The Phoenix Hive of the Ladies'  of the Maccabees purpose giving a ball  in aid of the Phoenix general hospital  in the near future. The ladies will  spare no pains in making it an enjoyable event in every particular and are  desirous of securing the co-operation  of miners and citizens generally in  making the hall a financial success.  The general hospital does not receive  the public support that such an institution is deserving of, and it is hoped  that this effort of the ladies will meet  with a cheerful response from every  person in Phoenix.  Men's New suits selling for the price  of old ones, at the Big Store.  Native Copper in the Carney  u     Copper Mine  bats, and St   Julian,  an  \ dancer, were all artists.  upside-down; Matheson  panies.  At a meeting of the license commis-  sioners on Wednesday evening E. P.  Shea was granted a permit of a license  for the King's hotel until a transfer of  the license from the*-Bellevue hotel  can be secured. ��� ���  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Reed, who left  Phoenix a few months ago and have  been visiting various points in eastern  Canada, left LennoxviHe, 'uebec, this  week forLacombe, Alberta, where they  will reside on a ranch,  Rev. R. W. Hibbert, M.A.; B.D.,  the newly appointed minister in charge  of the congiegations of Phoenix and  Greenwood Methodist churches, arrived from Penticton this week. Mr.  Hibbert will preach in the Methodist  church, Phoenix, tomorrow (Sunday)  at 7.30 p.m.  Accidents are constantly occurring  in the most unexpected ways. However careful you may - be^ you cannot  avoid them. Insure yourself or your  family, or your property, against loss  by fire, accident or sickness. D. J.  represents  the   best , com-  , J. L. Martin,.President of the Carney Copper company, received a box  of very fine ore from the mine at Mullah, Idaho, thjs week. It' is intermingled with' copper glance and one  sample shows . jsome native copper.  This ore is from the ioofoot level in  tunnel No. f. There is fully i 8 inches  of this ore that averages 6j4 to io}4  per cent, copper, 4 to 6 ounces silver  and a little gold. The rest of a face  of a 5x7 drift is heavily mineralized  and carries some good ore. Inquiries  for stock have begun to come in from  Spokane! where the news of the strike  has just reached inside circles. It  will be impossible to buy any stock, in  Phoenix for some time, except a block  which Mr. Martin has under option,  as the shareholders recently held a  meeting and Unanimously agreed to,  and have signed an obligation to not  sell their stock or offer it for sale at  less.than 15 cents per share, for a year.  Such ore as these samples represent is  rarely seen, and it is worth anyone's  time to drop into Mr. Martin's office  and examine them. -..,-.  Later���A letter from the secretary  last night states that they are preparing  to commence shipping.  GROCERY DEPARTMENT  NOTICE  All accounts owing the Wm. Hunter  Co., Ltd., must be settled on or before  June 16th, 1909. After said date all  unpaid bills will be entered in court for  collection.  The Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  For   sale-  weeks old.  Paps for Sale  -three  wire-hair Terrier pups, six  J R. V. Dunlop.  BE SURE YOU VISIT THIS DEPART-  MENT TODAY, we will have the biggest and  best display of good things to eat of any Satur-  . day this season. When we say this, you know  it means the biggest and best display in town.  Look over this list, and make us a call, we  will be glad' to see you whether you buy or hot.  .  Curlew Vanilla lee Or earn  Curlew Strawberry Ice Cream  Hood River Strawberries  California Cherries  Port Limon Bananas  Oranges and Apples  Eresh Radishes  Cucumbers  Spinach  '     Green Peas-  Floiida Piiae Apples  Florida Tomatoes  Fresh Cauliflower  Young Onions  New Potatoes  Fresh Rhubarb  Fresh Asparagus  Green Peppers  Hot House Lettuce  Green Beans  Malaga Grapes, New Beets  Turnips*   Carrots,   Cabbage  I  {(1PMIT  GROCERS AND HARDWARE MERCHANTS  OUT  sfl  "t'VMj.Mh'.irrti %q �����  ii  >  r ���-.  A.   <Viv._"C  5 5*.   i J*  i  We nave only a Jew more dap in which fo clem* oui foe B/UANCE Of OIR  BIG STOCK. ...        AWra  A CHANCE TO- GET THE BIGGEST VALUE FOR  ; YOUR   MONEY  EVER   OFFERED.  IN PHOENIX  Goods Must be  gardless of Cost  '>-.  NOTE,SOME OP THE BARGAINS:  CARPET SQUARES, $12.50 for $10: $8 for $6: $22.50 for $15: $E00 for $13.00  mm   DiT    Goods  Flannelettes      - -        12 %  Prints ';&$f;mm -���":��� ' 12>��  ^I)re^Gi-aghajbis;'   .' -^'3'];'12j��  Blue Duck - -        15  UDiES'   WHITE  WEAR  AT  VERVLOW PRICES  ALL LINES DRESS GOODS at big reductions  ,_. Hlouse:. Furnishing's  All Linen Towels from - 25c pr  Table Linen  }  Cretonnes      -  Table Gil Cloth l -  Carpet Squares    : -  Chenille Curtains  Tapestry       -     j-  Nen's and Boys'  Clothing  Regular   Sale Price  " 35c' ���'���:.(Men's Tweed Suits - $15   $ 10  -;'10c     JBpys" Suits, from    - $2.50  - 25c       Overalls and Jumpers- 90 cents 1  NOTE SOME OF THE BARGAINS:  Boots am  Shoes  - $4 each  - $4pr..7'  - $3pr.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES FOR LADIES',   GENT'S  AND CHILDREN AT GREATLV REDUCED  PRICES  Sale  Price  Leckie's Mining '   *$"��[  Boots      -     - $7 & $7.50   $6  Leckie's Mining  Boots     -      -     $4.50   $3.50  Ames-Kolden   -       4.50     3.50  McCready -        4.50      3.00  Trunks and  ���Suit   Cases  WE CANNOT GIVE PRICES 0N EVERY ARTICLE;  Trunks -  Trunks -  Trunks -  Suit Cases  Suit Cases  Regular  Price   ���  Sale  I'rice  $9.50     $6.00  11.00        7.00  15.00  8.50  11.50  9.00  6.50  8.50  Hats, Caps, SHirts  and Neckwear  ���t the Very Lowest Prices  Men's All-Wool Underwear, Bighorn Brand   $2.50  Men's All-Wool Under-  wear, Penman's Black   $2.00  All Other Lines Reduced in Proportion to Quality.  ���  COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES.  iQIS  AVEIfJE, LOWER  TO WIN,  PHOENIX  ::��������.,���  ''9�� v  KB  SiCa VtTFZZrttXx;:^

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