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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 15, 1907

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Array mat  r^ww"^'w>g��8aiaiui!fayj.wwTOjsjr.i^^  ^���'3  .��� an  It*  *  i re  B  si  i&3  .'���*"*  ?.  r  "a  rj  '.ft  "���9  *1  i *  .*  ��  j  ve Library  X^frVJ  ��� "Q' \  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  .JUN" ia';oo7  WfnnufhiMimfr  Eighth Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1907.  No,   30  SPECIAL REDUCTION  3 <& i_  Beginning today   and  during the  month of June, we will offer our  Entire Stock  OF  Men's   Suits  ���  AT A  to  pccnt Discount  ,  This is not a sale of old or shop-worn goods.  It includes our new spring stock which we  have just opened up-���made by the best  clothing houses in Canada. :: :: :: ::  We are very heavily stocked with Men's  Clothing this spring, and owing to the recent  shut-down at the Mines our sales in this department have not been what they should;  hence we have decided to take this means of  reducing our clothing. :: :: :: :: :: "  Our suits range in price from $15.00 to  $30.00 and comprise a great variety of the  most popular patterns and fabrics. :: :: ::  See to it that you are among thc first to take  advantage of this offer.    .,-'::    ::    ::    ::    "���"  %m%  Ik IIIIIITtHMICIi (0. LTD.  m$mt$nsm$t$**9mm* �� s^g^^g*  IK3**3!**S**^@  z>*.  WALL  PAPER  We make no idle boast, when  we say that we have the finest selection of WALL PAPER ever shown  in Phoenix, and at prices to suit  every one, ranging from 25c. to $1.00  for a double roll, comprising all the  best shades in Ingrains, Light and  Dark with the new Scenic Borders  in Landscape effects to go with them.  We have them in Silk and Brocade  effects, in Panel effects, Flowered  effects, and the effect they will have  on your Parlor, Sitting Room, Bed  Room or Dining Room will be marvelous, and for the finishing touches  to the wood work, we have  VARNISH   STAINS  in Oak, Golden Oak, Antique Oak,  Dark Oak, Rosewood, Cherry, Walnut and Mahogany.  In art enamels we have White,  Sky Blue, Pink, Red, Green, and  Black and a full line of Floor Paints,  and House Paints in all the best  shades.  Development is soon to be resumed  on the Bay mine in Skylark camp.  At the Granby's Curlew tunnel the  contractors are now in nearly 800  feet.  Good miners are still wanted in the  Boundary, and a big bunch of them  can get employment very quickly at  top wages.  Work continues in the deep workings at the E. P. U. mine by the  Boundary syndicate that started on it  last fall.  The 100 steel ore dumps that have  been ordered by the C. P. R. for use  in the Boundary traffic, will be of 50  tons capacity, instead of 30 or 40 tons  each, as at present.  While most of Boundary's mines were  quiet during May, the Providence, the  banner high grade producer of the district, was shipping regularly about a  car load per week.  Men are steadily coming into Boundary, attracted by the high wages and  steady work offered, and things are  pretty nearly in normal shape once  more as regards output.  Drills are now working steadily at  the Cariboo mine, Camp McKinney,  and it is estimated that there is a year's  supply of ore ahead for the mill, ten  stamps of which are just beginning to  be dtopped this week.  Shipments have been going out  from the Snowshoe all this week at the  rate of some 300 tons of ore or more  daily, which rate is to be increased  before long. Some 70 or 80 men are  now employed at this property.  The large double drum hoisting  engine installed last winter at the Dominion Copper Co.'s Idaho mine, is  being used regularly, and that mine is  now in the steady shipping list. An  immense tonnage is being developed  in the Idaho.  Reports from the B.C. Copper Co.'s  Lone Star and Washington group, just  across the Boundary line, are to the  effect that the property is steadily improving, and is likely to prove a big  thing. It is being operated under a  bond with a dozen men.  One of the really large copper ledges  in the Boundary is being opened up  on the Greyhound mine, Deadwood  camp, by L. H. Mofiatt, of Rossland,  manager of the Rathmullen Mines,  Ltd. Thus far the work done has  been decidedly encouraging.  An electric hoist is being installed  at the Diamond fraction and Texas,  adjoining the Providence. Like all  the high grade mines surrounding  Greenwood, the Greenwood City  Water Works Co. is supplying the  power from its new Boundary Falls  plant.  At the LeRoi mine, six miles from  Camp McKinney, recently bonded by a  Phoenix syndicate, the ledge has been  opened up over 300 feet in length and  some So feet in width thus far. Many  think that this copper property may  turn out to be one of the largest  mining propositions in the Boundary.  In a. letter to the shareholders,  President Tuttle, of the Athlestan  Gold Mining Co., Ltd., of which the  Dominion Copper Co. owned a large  block of stock, stated that arrangements had been made for the taking  in of ihe remaining Athlestan shares  outstanding by the Dominion Copper  Co. at the rate of ten shares of Athlestan to one of Dominion. This arrangement," it is understood, has Leen  practically assented to and carried out  by the Athlestan shareholders, so that  the Dominion Co. now owns the Ath  lestan outright. The mine is located  in Wellington camp, being the best  thought-of property there.  HAS RETIRED  $200,000 BONDS  Dominion Copper Preparing for Dividends.  Company is in Strong Financial Position.  Orevllle 10���Phoenix 8.  Baseball teams in the Boundary  have attained great efficiency of late,  and the match of our local team with  that of Oroville last Sunday was an example of good ball playing on the part  of Phoenix up to the end of the first  inning, when the score stood 7-2, in  favor of the blue and white. Truly, a  good enough margin to warrant the  Phoenix fans to "root" for joy, and  exult in that measure of glee that only  comes of what we term a "cinch."  But after the first inning, Uncle  Sam's boys just played methodical and  careful baseball, with the result that at  the close of the ninth inning they  stood the victors by 10 runs to 8. The  utmost goodfellowship prevailed between the two teams and the clubs'  partizans before, during, and after the  game was over, a very noticeable and  appreciative instance being the Stars  and Stripes and the Union Jack being  bunched together, and carried around  Midway.  Phoenix lost the game and probably  $1,000, but that was all. They gained  the hearty good will of everyoody in  Midway. Oroville, as well as Phoenix,  are anticipating gladly the next encounter between the two teams.  There is plenty more sport in the  Phoenix club, and also plenty more  money to follow them wherever and  whoever they play,  A report from Boston regarding the  Dominion Copper .Co., gives the  following interesting information:  Almost simultaneously with the retirement from net earnings of $200,000,  or 20%, of its outstanding mortgage  bonds, the Dominion popper Co., Ltd.,  is doubling its production of copper.  On Monday fhe long anticipated  blowing in of the Dominion Copper  Co.'s new big furnace, will take place,  and the company should double its  present output, resulting in estimated  net earnings of at least $100,000 per  month.  The company's plant will now have  a capacity of 1500 tons per day and,  allowing for shut-downs, etc., the average tonnage treated will be at least  r200 tons per day. With this output  of ore the management expects a production of 9,000,000 pounds of copper  per annum.  During the past year the operation  and development work at the mines  has been changed from steam to electric power. Most of *me machinery at  the mines has been replaced with new.  The smelter has been rebuilt, its  capacity doubled and changed from  steam to electric power. The economies in the operation which will result  from these improvements should enable the company to make its copper  at a cost of inside 9 cents per pound;  it is expected that better than 8tf  cents will be reached. With copper,  at 25 cents per pound the company  should earn 25% on the par value of  its stock, after retiring each year $100,-  000 of its outstanding mortgage bonds  from net earnings and' after providing  for all fixed charges. With copper at  20.; cental per'...poun-<i,"{he ' company  should earn 17% on the par value of  its stock.  June 1, the company retired from  its net earnings, $200,000, or 20%, of  its outstanding mortgage bonds.  After paying for the building and installation of the new big furnace,  together with all the other improvements at the mines and smelter, besides retiring the $200,000 bonds, the  company has on hand over $400,000  in cash. This strong financial showing  will enable the company to go on  a dividend basis at once.  In anticipation of the present large  tonnage now being inaugurated, the  company has spent a large amount on  development work during the present  year. The Rawhide, Brooklyn and  Idaho mines, situated in Phoenix camp,  and adjoining the properties of the  Granby Co., will furnish 700 or 800  tons of ore per day, the balance coming from the Sunset and Crown Silver  properties, in the Deadwood camp,  adjoining the Mother Lode, the principal producer of the British Columbia  Copper Co.  Title to the Athlestan mine is now  vested in the Dominion Copper Co.  Several thousand tons of this ore, averaging $6 to $8 per ton in gold, have  been run through the Dominion Copper Co.'s smelter. Exploration and  development work is now in progress,  and ore from this property will be  shipped within the next two or three  months.  The company does not contemplate  being satisfied with an output of 1200  tons per day, and M. M. Johnson, the  chief engineer of this company, has  been instructed by the board of directors to prepare plans for an additional  1500-ton-per-day smelter capacity.  The cash on hand is more than  sufficient to install this additional  capacity, without the issuing of any  additional capitalization, and without  using any of the net earnings from  operation of the present capacity, but  allowing these earnings to go to the  shareholders in dividends  All labor disputes in both the Boundary district and the Crows Nest Pass  district have been amicably adjusted,  so that there is nothing in sight now to  prevent the mines of the Boundary  from running to their full capacity.  and get used to operating it. As men  are coming in all the time, we should  be able to have all three blast furnaces  in operation new very shortly,  }'������ "Yes, we are working all our mines  now, but we need good miners, that is,  capable machine men. We have  plenty of muckers, but, in fact, all the  mines need miners. They are grad  ually coming along, as fast as they  hear of the increase in wages i lately  granted. ���  "No, we do not anticipate the least  trouble in supplying the 1,400 tons of  ore daily needed at our smelter when  all three furnaces are in blast. Tlie  Rawhide can easily, supply 20 cars, the  Idaho ten cars, and the Brooklyn, if  we need it, can supply another ten  cars per day. Some people think the  Brooklyn is practically worked out, but  we will show them different. Besides  this we are getting ore from our Sunset and Mountain Rose mines. At the  Sunset our 5-drill compressor is being  installed, and we shall also put in a  small electric hoist there."  MACHINE MEN  STILL NEEDED  To  Drill in Mines of  Boundary.  COMING AND GOING  Big Furnace Blown In.  Manager W. C. Thomas, of the Dominion Copper Co., was in camp  Thursday, and was interviewed by the  Pioneer man.  "We blew in the new large furnace at the smelter last Saturday  night," said Mr. Thomas, "and it  is getting down to work in a satisfactory manner. On account of being  short of men we had to blow out one  of the other furnaces, and at the same  time will take advantage of this to  make some repairs on that furnace.  The new furnace, I am fully satisfied,  will come up to all that is expected of  it as soon as the  men  understand  it  William J. Porter left Tuesday for  a short visit to Vancouver.  E. T. Wickwire, of Greenwood, was  attending to business in. Phoenix on  Wednesday.  Mrs. Dr. Mathison came up from  Greenwood Tuesday to attend the  bachelor's ball.  Noble Binns, of Trail, spent a  couple of days in the city this week,  looking after his business interests  here.  Rev. G. W. Ross, of Grand Forks,  was here over Sunday, filling the Presbyterian pulpit in the absence of Rev.  Lundie on his vacation.  W. S. Macy came in from Spokane  Monday and spent the week in camp,  looking after the needs of his big  family at the Granby hotel.  Capt. George A. Smith, who has  been at the Cariboo mine, Camp McKinney, all winter, came down this  week and will remain here.  A. D. Morrison, of Grand Forks,  was visiting his store here this week,  and made some changes, giving the  place one of the prettiest show windows in the Boundaty.-       ���     .��� . j     .  W. C. Ashley and wife, of Seattle,  who have been visiting their daughter,  Mrs. L. Y. Birnie, for a week, left for  home Thursday, intending to stop at  Wenatchee on the way.  John A. Miller left for Rossland last  Saturday, to take up his duties in  charge of development work at the  California-Giant mines, recently consolidated.   Mrs. Miller went this week.  President Colgate Hoyt, and Vice-  President B. B. Lawrence, of the  British Columbia Copper Co., after  spending a week in the Boundary inspecting the property of the company,  as well as other mines and smelters,  left early this week, on the return to  New York.  Edgar W. Fox, accountant at the  Snowshoe mine, left yesterday for  Spokane, and will be married tomorrow to an estimable young lady  of that place. When the newly wedded  couple return a week or two later,  they will make their home at the  Snowshoe.  Frank White, formerly with the  Eastern Townships Bank here, but  now with the Canadian Bank of Commerce in Vancouver, was here this  week, visiting his brother, Milt. White,  of the Granby mines force. He says  the bank has a force of 30 clerks now  at its Vancouver office.  Managers   Generally   Report  Shortage of Miners.  Nearly every mine manager in the  Boundary states that there is still room  for a number of first-class machine  men at the several properties, which,  for the most part, are yet working  short-handed in this regard. It is  understood that there are plpnty of  muckers applying for work, and that  there is no scarcity for that kind of  labor, but good machine men are in  demand at nearly ail the large shipping  properties.  This is due to the fact that, not only  is the average output, maintained before the coal strike in the: Crow, now  being reached, but all the mines are  ready to increase the output materially  over that of a couple of months ago.  Boundary mine managers are today  paying the top price for machine men,  Ihe agreed on scale being now $4.00  per shift of eight hours underground.  When it is remembered, also, that the  price of board has not been raised, as  far as the Pioneer has been able to  ascertain, this rate of pay should hot  only attract plenty of miners but the  best miners in the west. Probably no  camp in the western part of Canada or  the United States pays a better scale  than the Boundary.  Making Ice by Machine.  The first ice making machine to be  installed in the Boundary, so far as  known, has Just been set at work by  Biner & Sons in the plant of the Phoenix Brewing Co. This plant is of the  latest pattern with all modern improvements, .costing the brewery several  thousands of dollars. It is intended  primarily for keeping the great vats of  beer at the right temperature, but is also  used for the manufacture of ice. The  ifirs^arUficul .ice. .was'-placed .-on,_thfi  market this week by Biner & Sons,  and being made from the clearest  spring water, is a fine article. 'Ihe  concern also a short time ago. installed  a beer ��� filter, and it is universally admitted that the Phoenix brewery is  now turning out the best beer in the  Boundary, where there are four other  breweries.  It is understood that F. P. Buck is  arranging to take in some more claims'  in the Phoenix Amalgamated group in  this camp, on which work is to be  started within a few weeks.  GAMBLING COST  $50 AND COSTS  David Oxley Fined by Police  .'.; )udge.';:  ��� '.[  .��  Monday evening Chief of Police  Gunn arrested David Oxley and five  others for gambling in the Summit  hotel. After being postponed, the  case came on for hearing before A. S.  Hood, the acting police magistrate,.  Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Oxley  being represented by J. P. McLeod,  'solicitor, of Greenwood. He pleaded  not guilty. The judge allowed the  others lo go on suspended sentence,  but found Mr. Oxley guilty, and fined  $50 and costs, or 60 days in -jail. It  is understood that Mr. Oxley intends  to appeal the case.  Strict orders have 6een given in the  past to stop all gambling in the city,  and it seems to be the intention ol the  police commissioners to see that the  orders are carried out to the letter.  COURT OF REVISION  TO BE ON JULY 15  To Listen To Assessment Objections.  ' , At the last meeting of the city  council there were present Mayor  Matheson and Aldermen Birnie, Porter  and Carson. A number of routine  communications were read, and the  following accounts were considered  and ordered paid:  Volunteer firemen   Hotel Brooklyn.....  Hunter-Kendrick Co .  Mdrriri, Thompson & Co.  : B.C. Telephone Co.....  J. B. Boyle*..;. .. /.   Wright, Cannon & Co....  Ed. Cusick.;.. ....... .  John McLeod   '    Total $94 26  The date for the annual municipal  court of revision was set for Monday,  July 15th, at xo a.m., at the council  chamber, when objections, if any, to  the city assessment for the year 1907  can be made. The members of the  court of revision- were appointed, as  follows: Aldermen Porter, McKenzie  and Birnie.  "The city clerk was  directed  to inform Jhe light and water company that.,  if certain   hydrants   were   not  put in  proper shape, the city would decline to  pay for their use.  $7  00  2  40  41  25  11  5��  11  10  8  01  8  00  2  00  3  00  Latest Prices in Metals.  Nsw Yoke���Copper, electrolytic, $22 ���  75 @ $23.25;  lake. *24.00 @ $24.50.  Bar Silver, P6%  \jea\A.  '5 75 to J5.85  Contractors Tierney and Gallagher,  on the C. P. R. and G. N. new railway  spurs for this camp, respectively, have  the grading now well along, and hope  to see it pretty well finished in another  six or seven weeks.  Work on the canal of the Rock  Creek Irrigation Co. is being rapidly-  pushed, and water is being turned on  as fast as it can be used to advantage.  By the end of the month water should  reach McCallum's ranch, about four  miles from the dam, which is on Rock  creek, above its confluence with Kettle  river.  +**m&a&nwaw0&#**a&.n^ ;,.+*���*&>  Death of Mountain Rose Miner.  Wednesday's C.P.R. train brought  in a miner from the Mountain Rose  mine, William Clark, suffering from  quinsy. He grew rapidly worse, affect  ing his heart, and at 2 a.m. the next  day he passed away. His brother-in-  law, E. R. Shannon, of Grand Forks,  arrived that day, and yesterday took  the remains to Grand Forks, where the  funeral was held.  Clark was a young man, being but  19 years of age, and had been ill but  two or three days. He was a son of  one of the oldest residents in the  Boundary, "Seattle" Clark, the locator  of the well known Seattle mine, up the  North Fork.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  Hull OF COMPANY.  AUTHORIZED  CAPITAL.  SHAEES.  DIVIDENDS.  Issu ed  Par  Paid  iqo6  Total    j   Latest  to Date ]    Date  Ami  Per  Sh.  Cariboo-McKinncy���gold..   Granby Consolidated���copper.  $   1,250,000  15,000,000  200.0O0  1,350,000  i35,��oo  31.000  *'  $100  >"5  1  i   54��.s37 I Feb. 1904  2.563.630 June 1907  3S,224!Sept. 1906  .04  3.00  .50  Jl, 620,000  16,000  a4e>ja&awt^M*&M>M>ja*>t^a>a&jMa&+^  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  June  15,   07  rhe following tahle gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900. for  1002. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  VVas a Meritorious Show.  Moore's Concert Co. gave entertainments on Wednesday and Thursday at  the opera house, and there were almost  universal expressions of satisfaction by  those who attended. One ol the best  and most popular features of the entertainment was the moving picture  and illustrated song part. Those were  undoubtedly the best moving pictures  ever seen here, being exceedingly clear  and life-like. Mr. Moore will not use  electricity for these pictures, in the  places he visits, preferring to pay a  high price for the gas which he imports  direct from Omaha, thus, as he claims,  getting superior results. After each  entertainment a dance was given, and  the music was certainly appreciated by  the large number that tripped to its  strains.  Minb.      Camp.        1900       1901 1902       1903  Granby Mines.Phoeulx   64.553   23'.7��*   309.858   393.7'"  1 Snowshoe Phoenix        ��97       >.73'     20,800     71,212  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd     5.340     99,034    141,326    13S.079  B.C. Mine Summit    19.494     47.405     14.Sn      '9,3��5  Emma .Summit    ��� 650      8,530     21,937  Oro Denoro ...Summit ���.      >5.537  Bounle Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyu-Stem.Phnix  Idnlio Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mouutu Rose Summit  Athelstan. Welling ton  Morrison ...Deadwood  K. Bell.. Summit  Senator Summit  $> Brey Fogle Summit  j�� No. 37 Summit  ��� Reliance Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrowu Wellngtn  .   King Solomon W.Coppr  9 3ig Copper W.Coppr  & No. 7 Mine Central  X City of Paris White's  T Jewel Long Lake  9 Riversidc.Rock Creek  Carmi West Fork  Sally West Fork  Kambler ....West Fork  Butcher Boy.West Fork  Duncan West Fork  Providence...Providence  Klkhoru Providence  Slrathmoie .Providence  Preston ..Skylark  Priuce Henry ...Skylark  Skylark Skylark    -   Last Chance Skylark      B. P. U. Minc.Skylark     107  Bay Skylark    -.  Mavis ��� Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylaik      Helen Greenwood      Ruby.... Boundary Falls     80       Republic Boundary Flls      Miscellaneous      3.23��       3.45" 3*5   _     5����  Total, tons    96.600   390.800   50S.876   690,419  Smelter treatment���  Qranby t:o     02.3S7   230.828   1W.J40   401,921  B.C. CopperCo     117.6"    148.600   102,313  Dominion Coppei Co     '32,5.'o  1904         1905       1906      1907  549.703   653,0% 801,404 216,160         8,426    28,; no  5.34��  19.494  99.��M  47.405  650  "802  1,200  550  I.076  2,250  1,040  875  665  2,000  3V  l60  ���������     174.298  37.960  16,400  174.567 105,900    :.4SS  9,4Sj uvj  3.007 j,177  9'.99i  1.3-0  3'AS  3--o  Pa.-.t  Week  '4.73/  2,130  6.937  =  3'.350  3.070  3.250  1.759  4.536  55.73'  25.10S  3.��56  4,747  7.455  150  560  '5.73'  5,646  3.339  3.450  222  364  33  363  1.833     33  150  785  625  J.435  482     890  30  '45  79  2.9611  26,032  48,390  3.555  .'6,S2g  3.9W  lj .129  9 233  ' .443  049  94..  u6o  1.225  640  256  t  ���  !  ���  586  993  400  726  325  52  SO  300  53S  Mg  255  73  20  40  90  So  ...30  1JO  9  18  5��9  t  60  750  500  829,SoS  933,54s 1,161.537 43..96S  5v6,252   687,988  110.4S4   210,830  30,930    34,059  219.115 211,730  123,74" 137,325  3l3.Su     6J,lS'-i  '5."5  9.'"S  4,.. 11  lt-Q|  ���piw,  mm  ife'��'l'  iipf  f'llil  Infill  fi.'^'sh^l  '��� ttf ip?< I  ' i:-? A-laiSl :*'" %?-1  ;',':"!;f?&''$l  |vV!:l��-;i-"l  ';''.-. "rS.'flft:",'.;?.'-'I  mmm  WmMl  |;^l!plfl  4l|lf  .���-''':". \4<rvx:-t]A'-\  mmm  ''Mmy':-i  ���m$m  '(���'���v'i'l.-:?*-,'  :���  ��� },l;J4i~~AA  j';' *$f'v.;:M  iAAiii^S'A'S'!.  WIS;"  :jX: '  ���ill-.  m.  '1'  Total reduced...   02,389   348.439   460,940  697,404   837,606 9S2.S77 I,i7',43o40.7'.t     2.3 111    ^ MM* i }>:  �� s.  iil*t>  i'ii  ��  J?*  #4  TTIK   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  The Finest Flavored Tea is  Because it is "Hill" tea, grown on  plantations h'gh upon the hills in  the interior of India and Ceylon.  The leaf is small and tender, with  a rich and most exquisjte flavor.  Ordinary teas grown in hot moist  lowlands, where the leaf is abundant  and cheap, but is rank, coarse and  ill Jlavored.       -      '  It pays to ask for Blue Ribbon.  ^r  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  isaoBD eat iatobdava bv Tua  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. ��. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. MANAQCd.  Telephones  | Business office No, 14.  I Manager's residence. No. 15.  atnucRiPTioMa tw advakcb.  Per Year   Six Monlhs.   To the Doited States, per year... ���...  .Si.n  .. 3.50  If you are not a aubscr ber to this paper, this  ia an invitation to yon to become one.    \ >.���::  Adrertlstng ratea lurauheo on application.  Legal notice* 10and5cents perl|n��.  Poor weekly inaertiona constitute one month's.  ��� lrert sine ''  rm  up to the horizon, and  while  it' was  difficult for the C.P.R. officials  to. be-  PROVINCIAL.  Moyie has decided to celebrate Dominion day this year.  British Columbia now leads Nova  Scotia in manufactures.  Rossland city is giving ten days'  notice of a delinquent reai estate tax-  sale.  Miners at Moyie have been granted  a raise, and the miners in the Ymir  district are asking for $4 per day.  The little mill town of Wardner, in  the Crow, was badly scorched by fire  last week, the loss being estimated al  $20,000.  . The Southern Okanagan Land Co.  intends to irrigate some 20,000 acres,  and is preparing to subdivide 400 acres  of its Penticton lands.  Ex-Judge Alex. Henderaon, who re-  resigned from the bench in the last  provincial campaign to enter politics,  has been rewarded by being appointed  commissioner for the Yukon,  A new magazine is to, make its  appearance about June 20th at Van .  couver, to be called Westward Ho.  I Wm.  lilakemore  will  be  editor and  lievethejreyes, he was soon laying his) Percy F Godenrath business manager.  bands of steel right into Phoenix camp  1907  JUNE.  19,07,  Sun. Men. Tum. Wad.  Tht. Ft,.    Sat.  3    3  9   JO  16 17  _3��   4  rr  18  *5  5  **9  26  6  r3  20  27  7  14  21  28  r  8  *5  29  -���he was after some of this rich ore  tonnage, with blister copper, coke and  general tonnage on the side. Then  the C.P.R., or a little before that, reduced its ore hauling rate to 25 cents  per ton, finally a reasonable figure.  Something over two years ago, Jim  Hill, after completing his rails to Phoe  jiix, without government grant or sub-  jsidyof any kind, but buying every" foot,  f his right 'of way outright, began  ihauling ore and doing il in a businesslike manner. He needed no pointers  the C.P.R., be used no slow,  powerful, Shay side-geared  locomotives.  Charles Camsell, of the Dominion  Geological Survey, is on the ground  again this year in the Similkameen,  where it is expected that he will continue his work in the locality of Bear  creek.  Hon. Frank Oliver has returned to  Ottawa from a visit to Edmonton.  Later on he expects to make a trip to  the Pacific coast on matters connected  with his department, visiting Nelson,  Rossland and the coast cities.  OLLAPODRIDA  Don't knock! It's the work you do  and not the way you stew, that counts.  Mr. Dooley: "As Shakespeare says,  he thrue to ye'ersilf an' ye will not thin  be false to ivry man."  All legitimate* and well-conducted  businesses have a story to tell that  should interest the- public, and which  1 heir proprietors heed not be ashamed  of. :.   ''"������. ���;  '������.,    ; ' ���  The greatest "pleasure in the world  is the pleasure of putting salt on the  tail of an idea���Elbert Hubbard.  .-������:"*  hon'ts for. busy men.  '".���   Don't loaf.  Don't kick.  Don't croak.  Don't knock.  Don't lose time.  Don't be a wrecker.  Don't get in the way.  Just boost.  Standard Quality Always  ���ocltu'u  Yon  from  gel the very finest tea the world products,  the gardens, in the Sealed Lead Packets.  fresh  WANTED IN THE BOUNDARY.  TEA.  Have You Tried It?  Lead Packets Only.  All Gtocers,  Clothmg I  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothinig in Phoer.ix.  ifrom  (though  Railway   Shortcomings  and Otherwise.  <      ,       .     ,  As a r.erusal of its files .will show,  the  Pioneer has  never' hesitated   to  criticise either the C.P.R. "or Great  Northern railways in the. past, if this  paper  believed   they   deserved   such  criticism.    Nevertheless,' we believe in  giving credit when it is due.    In last  week's issue of the Kootenaian, published at Kaslo, we find the following:  "About the only stuff that the Great  Northern ever comprehended the transportation of, is wheat.    Jim Hill'and  his gang have got so used  to, hauling  wheat, that they think there is notHirig  else in the world to haul'."*  This criticism is doubtless brought  out by the belief, which may be a fact,  that the Great Northern.does not give  a satisfactory service in that r^rf;o|'the  Kootenays. It would not surprise us  any if such was the.. case; but at the.  same time, it may be borne in mind  that the Great Northern has been  operating its Kaslo & Slocan railway  and its Kootenay steamer line for years  at a loss. This in turn was caused by  the decadence, unfortunately, of the  mining industry in that lc^lity^but  which, we are pleased to note, is once  more looking up and improving./    y;  When Jim Hill started hauling  Phoenix ore, he sent some of his  Michigan iron ore steel dumps, which  held 50 tons each, to this district.  But they would hold but 35 tons of  Boundary ore, no matter how heavily  jthey were loaded. So Mr. Hill at  |once gave orders to build a string of  steel dumps that would hold 50 tons  fit Phoenix ore���and they are in com  ,mission today on the Phoenix run.  Some people may think that Jim  (Hill does not know how to haul anything ,but wheat, but residents of Phoe-  nix, who see the ore trains going out  'every day on both C.P.R. and Great  ���Northern, cari readily perceive tKat Mr'.  Hjjl.is today, hauling ore. away from  jhere at less,cost per ton mile than his  Word comes from the Cariboo that  trappers and. Indians, arriving in Ques-  nel from outlying districts report a very  poor catch of fur, the reason assigned  being the excessive snowfall and the  bitterly cold weather of last winter.  Loggers have been so active in the  coast camps, that it has been decided  to close all the camps of the B. C.  Loggers' Association on June 29th,  throwing out about 2,000 employees.  Too many logs for the market is the  reason assigned.  The Nest Egg mine at Rossland has  been leased by Edward Webb, of the  B.C. Land and Improvement Agency,  Ltd., London, England. Mr. Webb  will immediately begin operations on  the Nest Egg, which has "not been  operated since the fall of 1897.  Kamloops is to have two hangings  this summer, one, James C. Dale, on  July r8th, for killing Joseph Cell last  lOctober at the Carmi mine; and the  other Sam Luck, on August 5th, a  Chinese cook, who killed a waiter at  J. B. Hobson's Bullion placer mines.  Every Man His Own Doctor.��� ^��'\  'The average man cannot'-'anora To  employ a physician for every slight ail-  . . ment or injury that  may occur in his  (big competitor, who has   been  in  the family* nor can  he afford   to neglect  business seven years.    Jim   Hill  runs them, as  so  slight  an  injury as the  jionger (rains, with greater tonnage,  with less .employees and less power  than the C.P.R. If.the C.P.R. could  throw away its Shay engines without  any one.being the wiser, especially in  .Montreal, some day they would all go  over the dump of oblivion-���and the  railway would eventually be ahead of  the game.'  But let us see whether Uncle Jim  Hill does know anything about hauling  ore, judging from what he has done  and is doing in the Boundary district,  for instance. | '  For years the C.P.R. did all the ore  hauling���and all other kinds, for that  matter���in the Boundary; in short, it  had a "lead pipe cinch" on the business. Month in and month out, for  instance, the Granby Co. alone used  to pay the C.P.R. $1,000 per day and  more for its freight bills, to say nothing  of the other mines, smelters and  numerous other sources of revenue.  This was nice for the C.P.R., and that  corporation seemed to think it came  by it by divine right. As a result,, no  more accommodation was given than  was forced out of the railway. As a  sample, the city of Phoenix had to  fight, tooth and nail, first to get* a  passenger service and then a mail  service over Canada's greatest railway,  for months after ore trains were running here regularly.  And so we say, that Jim Hill knows  something about hauling ore as well  as about hauling wheat. As a matter  of factj"Whatever his shortcomings may  bej.Mlk Hill basal ways been a creator  of traffic wherever he has run his lines.  In British Columbia, his Supt. R. C.  Morgan has indeed a difficult problem,  withj the many branches and towns to  seryie.with.satisfactory freight and pas-/  senger seryiee���rsome of which branches  are [anything but profitable, owing to  the existing,local conditions.  . Perhaps the best proof that Jim Hill  knows,what, he is about in hauling ore  is the fact the C^P.R. has taken a  leaf from his notebook, and has today  on order 100 steel ore cars for the  Boundary service���which should arrive  here some time on this earth, or before the mines of the Boundaiy have  shipped their available million tons of  ore, more or less.  scratch of a pin has been known to  cause the loss of a limb. Hence every  man must from necessity be his own  doctor for this class of ailments. Sue  cess often depends upon prompt treatment, which can only be had when  suitable medicines are kept at hand.  Chamberlain's Remedies have been in  the market for many years and enjoy  a good reputation.  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrohoea Remedy for bowel complaints.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for  coughs, colds, croup and whooping  cough.  Chamberlain's Pain Balm (an anti-  ceptic liniment) for cuts, bruises, burns,  sprains, swellings, lame back and  rheumatic pains.  Chamberlain's  Stomach   and Liver  Tablets  for constipation, billiousness  and stomach troubles.  . - Chamberlain's Salve for diseases of  the skin. .  One bottle of each of these five preparations costs but $1.25. For sale  by all druggists. . ���  Tormeati ol Teller and Eczema Allayed.  The intense, itching characteristic of  eczema, tetter and like skin diseases is  instantly allayed by applying Chamberlain's Salve and many severe cases have  been permanently cured by its use.  For sale by all druggists.  $ Church Services Tomorrow  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. in. 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 io:oo a.m. A cordial welcome  to all. Rev. Samuel Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  -0 every 2nd and  4th  Sunday  of each  MOTHER  Will make you bright,  strong, and healthy; it  tones and invigorates  every organ of digoo-  tion, cleaniOB your  blood of all impurities  arid givea novr lifo to  your entire system. It  CURES ALL  TROUBLES.  Price 60 ott par bottle. - Eoid evonrwh����.  A. J. WHITE & CO., sJOMfitSAL.  Yes;    '���" '.--'A  Earnest Reader, your guess  Is fine.indeed.    ;-  What we need     ' ,  In the Boundary,.  To show up our copper foundry,  And to overspread the land,  Like a grand old mustard plaster,  And faster  Than the story ���'"''  Of the elopement'  Of the doctor with the judge's wife,  Is a life  Size imitation  0( more capital  For our mines.  Ne^v?  Perhaps to you,  But not to all.  Story's pretty long,  But we could make a song.  And sing  The praises ��� .  Of a measure of that sort  Accompanied by the pianoforte,    .  Till the welkinsqjing,  ���And make music  That would simply rate  As great.  The goods-  Here they are,  In the woods,  On our hills and in our dales.  When  Two thousand men  Are busy in our mines  And smelters,  There's something doing  In these lines.  It's worth while  To smile  And.take a hand'  There's chances yet^ t. j;^ 1.  rYou-can wager ,  All you've got, ".*"���������  And then some.  Come in ,  And get  Out of the wet,  With a run for your money,  Honey.  Good ones there are,  And not far,  Either.  Profit:, you can land  If you have the sand,  And some dough-  Mixed with brains.  It's not  The only hot      ���>  Pebble on the beach, '  But it's in reach.f  Say,  If what you designate  As information, is wanted.  You may  Read.the Phoenix Pioneer,  Nothing daunted,  Then you'll be it;  THE  At'first the C.P.R. charged 75 cents  per ton for hauling ore say  25  miles.  Then it came down to 60 cents, 50,        .    ��� ,   �������� ������    - ��� m    c..���j  . ,     month.    Holy Mass, 10 a.m.   Sunday  cents, and 37^ cents per ton under | Sc^ 2:30 p-.m. Vespers and Bene  pressure. About, this time, Jim Hill Miction,. 7:30 p.m. Father J. A,  and his railway building coherts loomed IBedmlrOM^Patstoi.  EXAMINATIONS  FOR INSPECTORS  OF STEAM BOILERS AND  MACHINERY.  EXAMINATIONS for the position of Inspector* of Steam Boilers and Machinery, under the  Steam Boilers Inspection Act, 1901, will be held  at t.-e Pntlinmeiit Buildings. Victoria, commencing on Monda .-, Jdnb 74th, 1907. Applicn-  tion am instruction forms can be had on applicn*  tion to the undrrsigii-d, to whom the foiiiier  must be returned, c->- rectly filled in, not later  th -11 June 17th. Salaries, $110 and '. 1-5 per  month  JOHN PJBOK,  Chief Inspector of Machinery,  New Westminster, B <;.  ! Encycloypaedia Britannica, 26 vols,  for sale at less than half cost. Inquire  at Pioneer office.  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mine.alogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing: and metal. ��The investor needs  ihe book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and cop-:  per statisiics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plainEnglish.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36    POSTOFFICE    BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MlCHIGAir,  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  B U LLETrN  ^Northern Rai  4th July Excursions  to points in  Wash., Idaho and Montana  within a radius of 200 miles  at FARE and ONE THIRD  for round trip, dates sale  July 3 and 4, final return limit  July 6.  '. H. HALLfcTT  Hakkistkk, SoMcrrou,  NOTAKY Vi,,.,.  Cable A1M1 ess:       HAI.r.KTT.  ( lied fold MNeii .-.  Codef \ MoieiiiR  .  Nenl's  ( r.eiber's.  CiRBKNWOOn,  I'.C.  TUCK    COLLIN 8  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral D,���->-...      i,   ���,  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave.  rHOENix, B. C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular communication 8 p. m.    Se4  IS SW>    ond Thursday of each month.  7^,-^i/\   Kmergeut meetlngn a��ciilled:Masonir  SEX  \     Hall, McHnle Bloc'  GHO. H.DliY,  Secretary.  lock.  J.J. STRUTZKL.  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK T.ODGK No..(  Meets every Monday Kvening  at Miners' Hul  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  John Mclver,   N. O.  Carlton Cook, Rec. Scc'y.  Wm. Plcknrd,  Per. Kin. ticcy.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. &N  (High Class Goods always in Stock.)  Grand Forks, H.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  eland Fractional,  1 (.'la'ins, situate  ivisiou ol  British  Castern Excursions.  Reduced round trip rates, to all points east of and including  Minneapolis, Winnipeg, St. Louis, Omaha and Chicago, dates  sale July 3-4-5, August 8-9-10, September 11-1213. Liberal  stop overs, long limits.  For particulars as regards rates and routes, address,  W. X. PERKINS, A?ent, Phoenix, B. C.  ;        Short line to Victoria and Vancouver. ..  I  f  NOTIC  Bank ofKuKland, Bank of  Black Bear Fractional Mill  in the Grand Forks Mining  Columbia.  Where located���Greenwood Cnnip  TAKE NOTICK that I, David Whiteside. a%  agent for the Cirauby Consolidated MinniK  Smelting & Power Compat.v, Limited, irec  miners certificate No. li 9:013, intend, sixty dnys  after date hereof, to apply to the Mlu.ng Record-  er for a Certificate ol Improvements for thc purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 39th day of November, A. D.  1906.  1). Wiiitksidk,  Ajfent for   tlie   Granby   Consolidated   Mining,  Smelting   & Power Company, Limited,  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Phoenix-  Greenwood Stage Line  Leave Phoenix, upper town, ,9.00 a. ra. \  '< ��t imirpT t-n-mn    r> ->/-��a in  V Standard Time  I  lower town,   9.30 a.m. 1  Leave  Greenwood      -       3.00. .p. m../.  ���������    i  Prompt Attention to Express and BV ight.  PHOENIX OFPICE, WITH H JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  90m  tamemamnmmMM��mm1mn*ma��  Boots and Shoes made to or-  . der, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  svecialty, guaranteed water  \roof.  First Street ��� 0pp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  THE  NELSON. B.C.  R. G-. WEBB, Proprietor.  That Counts  Ik yin" Hold of tlie Hoof'nay'  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sam tile Rooms.  A creditable job of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first, impressions count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or, envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no,printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance ,to require it, and your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, .worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic-���stationery that does not have the eannarss of  the Cheap John printery, we can furnish it from the only  piint shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane, Chicago, Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other places, in the past, for printing that could  have been done right here���and probably in better  style. We'd charge a little more, of course, just as the  merchant must charge more than Cheap John Tim, of  Toronto���and its worth a little more. Besides,-if you  spend your dollars here for'printing, you have a c^nnce  to get them back some day through the Pioneer and its  employees. If you spend them iu the East, you'll never  see them again. We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  The most perlectly appointed Health  snd Pleasure Resort in the West, with a complete system of Baths���including; Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curatlvi  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervom and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing nil Kidney, Liver and Slomncb  ailments.  For eliminating all MttslllePoisoiia from th  jystem  The grandeur of the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests, lakes,water'alls,  fooatlng, yachting, fishing, shooting,   excursi< ns  itswr��� ������*���  tennis,  mildness  inter climate   is unsurpassed  Tor  HfR��Y McINTOSH,  P'oprietor  MINERAL ACT.  Cctifjcate of Improvements.  NOT' -T{.  ���'WOODSTOCK">M.ueiai Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District  Where located ��� Greenwood camp, in the  Qreenwood Mining Division of Vale District.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Adolphe Sercu, Free  Minei 's Certificate No. Bto7,-i, intend, sixty days  from date hereof,, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Ortlficate cf Improvements, for tbe  purpose of obtaining a Crown Urant of thc above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issunnceof such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated tills 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  5 . ADOLPH 6BRCU.  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Building, PhOeniX, B.C.  - Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Cash $10 R.Hoirell  Cash $15 __ J. B. Macaulay  Cash $S A. V. Berry  Book Case A.K. H. Clark  Bed Linen,4 dor Hospital Ladles  Aid  CaahJso., R. T. Bank  Cash $10 Jas. McCrenth  Cash $35. Canadian Knnd Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple Byrup ��� A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Ilnyle  Old Linen Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hod?es  Cash |ao _ A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion CopperCo Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Buckless  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  t Electrolytic. T,ak��.,  Month. 1905   1006      1905      HI00  ��rary----  16.008 18.310 16".128 18 416  February.... 15.375 17.80!) 15.160 18 1 i��j  Mar.c.h   15.208 18.361 15.350   8 041  &!"1     1��18 18.375 15.040 18 Jm  V141?       14 627 18,457 14.820 J8 724  June .;.... 14.675 18.442 14.813 \S710  Ju'y--.   14-888 18.190 15 005 18 685  August...... 16.664 18.430 15.468 IS 610  September.. 15.965 19 140 15.97? li) !>90  October .... 10.270 21.270 16.332 21 710  November.. 16.599 21 990 16758 22.340  December... 18.328 23.039 18.398 23 380  Year....... l&fioo 19.360 15.609 19.600  ��a"rf?i"'yiy~"*"i~'Sj'"*'*yp^  ;>S^.r'T^Mi.>1. y>-''tWWT>)\:, ���  <*>!?t,��  2ga!iSXfSS3SSS18gg^^ GOii^sif^^ssimsiamw  m  m ���J  *  1  n  ���I  i  i  i  6" 4  I  l<5  4  1  mnr PHoamx woneeil  "1  CREAM  BoMMPOMter  Made from pure, grape cream of tartar  Makes home baking easy. Nothing  can be substituted for it in making,  quickly and perfectly, delicate hot  biscuit, hot-breads, muffins, cake and  pastry. Insures the food against alum.  Pure. Healthful, Reliable  THE OBSERVATORY  Thihos Talkkd or at  Home and Elbkwhhkk  ���  ILBRWHBKK 1  FRIO! MAKING POWOKH OO.  OHICAQO  NOTE.���If mixtures called baking powder sre  offered you at lower price, remember  they are mostly made from slum, a  metallic acid deleterious to health.  e<"�� o��>-"�� o��o ar^m<w �����**���<����� ������>������<-�� ��">������*�� ar^m^rm ��->���<<'�� ���*>���  OUR COPPER CORNER?  MATTERS OF  INTEREST   TO   THOSE  COPPER   MINING  6  c  l<J ��^*<�� o^-t* 0*0 C*"��<<*  The Secretin Syndicate.  In 1880 the world was producing  153,959 tons of copper. Scientists at  this period were just beginning lo comprehend the tremendous possibilities  latent in electrical phenomena, and  electricity as an industry had not began to make itself felt. From 1880 to  1888 production gradually rose-till in  the latter year the world was producing  258,026 tons. In 1888 only thirteen  small electric railroads were constructed in the United States, so, whilst the  electrical demand had become a factor,  it was comparatively small The consumption of copper, however, it will be  seen, was gradually advancing.  M.. Secretan, a Paris financier, formed, in February, 1888, a syndicate intended to monopolize the copper output, the step being considered feasible  in view of growing consumption.  Arrangements were made with leading  copper mines of the world for their  total product, the syndicate, backed by  the Comptoir d' Escompte, France's j  largest bank, guaranteeing to take such j  output at satisfactory prices. The  venture seemed destined to succeed,  the price of copper jumping from 11 to  17^ cents per pound within one  month.  The syndicate paid much less than  the latter price to the mines supplying  it with copper, and, by buying all  copper offerejd by other than the mines  controlled, kept the price for one year  at 17 cents. M. Secretan was in ad  vance of the world's progress, however.  Copper then was more of a luxury than  a necessity; it could be used, but could  also be dispensed with, and the first  effect of the high price maintained was  more restricted use by consumers.  The syndicate had to buy the copper  it had contracted for, whilst it had to  store, in lieu of selling it. M. Secretan,  moreover, failed to realize that no  previous abnormal demand for copper  had raised prices and brought out "invisible supplies." 'Ihe price maintained had this effect, and copper that  had accumulated for ages before was  secured by dealers all over the world  and by them consigned to France lor  disposal to the spndicate; it was buried  beneath a flood of the red metal. In  December, 1888, the Tunds and credit  of the syndicate were exhausted. The  great Camptoir d' Escompte, containing the savings of millions of wage-  earners of France tottered in the resultant panic. The copper god called  for a victim and M. Deufert-Rochereau  found a suicide's grave. The Bank of  France and Government of France,  aided b> the Rothchilds and a   syndi-  4  INTERESTED  INDUSTRY  IN    THE  9  cate of bankers, rushed in and stemmed the impending tide of ruin. The  call was close, but the-bank was ultimately saved.  Copper dealers, whilst' syndicate  prices were being maintained,.scoured  the world for surplus copper supplies;  enormous stocks were thus bought, but  the collapse of the syndicate left them  stranded at enormous loss.  This reserve supply of the accumulated product of centuries had, however, to be finally absorbed; actual  copper production was continuing at  an increasing ratio and.prices gradually  declined till, in 1894 the metal was  selling at an average of 9, 52 cents per  pound, the lowest price it has ever  touched. Then it began to rise. To  rise in the face of an ever increasing  production.  Copper was feeling the stimulus of  Electricity.���Business and Finance.  In a Class  by It-self  It is quite tn* HRML to a�� ���nntotoa  of Gtl UW ��1 and a.pMticnUrly:  good one at that. But it combine*:  Iron and Pho*T��bonirwititherGjI, a��d  these are ju��t what are needed to make  the emuljioB perfect and they an just  whatall other emulsions lack.  is unique because  It combines bMsmd  Cod LtYCtv��lL  It is pleasant to take and easy to digest  It holds the record for increasing tho  weight (95$ rib* from tbe use of ��5  bottles).  The formula Is freely exposed sad its  bona-fides are vouched for *y *5**j:  nent analysts in Canada, tf�� UBrtsjd  States and Great Britain;  It is endorsed by promineat pajrM-  cians of all schools. _.*_.  It is used in all the leading Bonftals,  Saaltarlssas-and other Pafclte Is**  tarJoBS.  The Londoa(ETtg.)��4iMC*a\mfMrcajm.  fill analysis in its own laboratory,  fully endorses it ..  We are prepared to gnbmaaatimaaM  the above statements.  FBRROL is the embodiment of ******  ���tnaftk wad vitality, and  "You know what yon  Uk-t"  W. A. THKA.SHER, Chemist and Druggist, Phoenix, B. C.  And still the wonder grows whether  or not the Laurier government will be  :only too glad to take advantage of the  ;delays in the construction of the Grand  Trunk Pacific railway, to work in  another general election before very  much is done on the extreme western  end. Things are certainly looking that  way, and there is enough jockeying  being done over the.Pacific terminus  to build several roads.  Vancouver is to have another weekly  paper next week, when John P. Mc-  Connell, an experienced newspaper  man, will start the Saturday Sunset.  With the whitening bones of a dozen  or more uncalled-for weeklies staring  him in the face in Vancouver, Mr.  McConnell knows exactly what he is  up against. The field is there all right,  and we look to see something worth  while in the Saturday Sunset.  For a while a few of the Liberal  papers of the province were much exercised because Premier McBride had  not sent them a special cablegram from  London, stating-just what he had done  in the better terms presentation to the  colonial secretary. These same papers  should bear in mind that Premier McBride has made good with every matter  be has taken up since be entered  politics in this province, and the  chances are more than even that this  will be no exception to the rule, and  that, as a result, a greater measure of  justice will be done to this province in  future at Ottawa.  The Haywood trial.at-Boise is, more  than anything else, in the public eye,  and the sickening testimony of Harry  Orchard in connection with the score  of murders he has had a hand in, only  serves to discredit all the more the de^  tails told by him.- It is a ten to one  shot that there will yet be some surprises before this now famous trial is  over.  John Dorsey, formerly of the Boundary, has started north to the Bulkley  valley, and among his other ictas on  this trip, he carried along a printing  press and a sack full of type, the Bulkley Pioneer to be issued from its own  heath soon, instead of from .Vancouver.  John will do things when he gets his  hand in at slinging ink.  ���  D. W. Higgins, the doyen of British  Columbia journalism, who has occupied  the editorial chair of the Vancouver  World for the last eighteen months,  has retired. Whether Mr. Higgins  was responsible for the World's alleged  news during political campaTgns_ornot,  that paper has- made splendid'progress  in the last two years:  mwBEimmmwmm*^^ escaped:^.  , spring-mjAmnmimmspe-ru-na.  Spring Fever Is Spring Catarrh^Nothing Robs One  of Strength IMee Spring Catarrh.  Pe-ru-na Is a Fine Tonic For a  Weary Woman*  A Letter of Praise.  Miss Nellie Condon, 450 7th Avenue, Brooklyn; N. Y,  writes:  "I consider Peruna the ideal spring ionic.  "For the past five years I have taken It at this time  of the year and find that It enables me to endure the  variable weather ot the spring and the trying heat ot  thesummer."  Peruna affords the most prompt and permanent relief  In all cases of nervous prostration, caused by systemic-  catarrh, as verified by many cores on our records.  Gained Eighteen Pounds  Mrs. Hattio Hamilton, R. I<\ D. 2, Sparta, Ky., writes:  "I have taken two bottles of Peruna and commenced  on th�� third.  ,  "I did not really need the third one, but thought it  best to take another bottle.  **l have always weighed 102 pounds, but since I began taking Peruna I weigh 120 pounds for the first  time in all my life, and I am now 33 years old.  �������� Your medicine has surely done me a great deal ot  good and I have\ recommended It to several others  who have begun-taking It.  "My mother, who is 76 years old, had grown so weak  she could scarcely walk.  "She took two bottles of Parana and is fleshier and  Is looking well."   ���  . - Summer -  Excursion  Rates  EAST-  From PHOENIX, $54.65; to  WINNIPEG,  PORT ARTHUR,  ST. PAUL, DULUTH,  SIOUX CITY.  ST. LOUIS, $62.15;  CHICAGO, $66.15;  TORONTO, $80.65;  OTTAWA, $84.70;  MONTREAL,  "86.15;    ST.  JOHN,   $96.15;   HALIFAX,  $103.95.  ON SALE      r  JULY3, 4, s, AC/GUST S, ?,  to,  SEPTEMBER ir,  12,  13.  First-Class   Round  90 Day Limit.  Trip,  '.' Corresponding Reductions fiom sill  Kootenay Points. Tickets available  for Lake Route, including Meals and  Berths oh Lake Steamers. Thr.uit:!)  rales quoted to'any station, Ontario,  Quebec or Maritime provinces on  application.  J.'���S.Carter, D.P.A. N'elsor, B.C.  A Sprint Tonic.  ALMOST everybody needs a tonic  In the spring. Something to  brmo* the nerves, invigorate the brain,  and cleanse the blood. That Peruna  pOS���sins such qualities is beyond all  question.  Ws bam on file thousands of letters  ���btr.h taatatg- to the enrative ralne of  Perons tn cases of nervous depression and run down conditions of the  sysUiuu <  A Typical Letter.  Mrs. BhodaStufflebeamv Bunch, Iowa,  ���rttea:  "J"or years I suffered with catarrh of  the throat and bronchial tubes.  '���I doctored with different physicians,  bat kept getting worse all the time.  "Mrs.  "This spring I took S> cold which settled on my lungs. I had such a cough  I could not rest at night. My friends,  and I myself thought I had coasomp-  tion.  "A friend advised me to try Peruna.  I bought a bottle and wrote to you for  advice. Before I had taken one bottle,  my cough was better so I concluded to  give it further trial.  "I followed your directions as closely  as possible, and thanks to you and  Peruna, I am a well woman to-day."  Peruna never falls to prevent  spring catarrh or nervous prostration, It taken In time.  Hattle  Hamilton. ���  Pe-ru-na Contains No Narcotics. ..  One reason why Peruna has found permanent use in so many homes is that it  contains no narcotics of'any kind.. :  Peruna is perfectly harmless, if taken  according  to tho'directions on each .  bottle.   So used, it can be taken any  length of   time 'without acquiring s  drug habit.  It has ho bad effect upon the system,  and gradually eliminates catarrh by re*  moving the cause of catarrh.  There are a multitude of homes where  Peruna has been used off and on for  twenty years.  Such a thing could not be possible,  if Peruna contained any-drags. of s>  harmful nature.  Address Dr. Hartman, President ot  the Hartmar. Sanitarium. Columhus,0,  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, at a.  meeting of thc Board of Director? of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, SiriHting  and Power Co.. Ltd., held this day, a  regular'-'quarterly.-.dividend of two per  cent and an extra dividend of one per  cent upon tlie par value of the stock  outstanding, was declared out of the  net earnings of the company, payable  June 29th, 1907, to all stockholders ot  record at 3 p m. on June 14th. 1907.  For the purpo.-.e of the dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at 3 p.m. on June 14th, and reopen at  10 a.m.-, July 1st, 1907.  NORTHRUP  FoWI.KK.  Secrf taiy.  n.itod this 4th dav of June, 1907.  ?K  %  !:|  %  Mfri  Celebration  NELSON, B. G  Two Whole Days of Pleasure aud Sport  MONDAY and TUESDAY  JULY 1 and 2, 1907  List of Events Larger and More Elaborate than Ever Before  Prizes -  $5*000 - Prizes  GRAND PARADE, LA WN TENNIS,  CALEDONIAN SPORTS, PONY RACES,  CHILDREN'S     SPORTS,      CRICKET,     JUNIOR  BASEBALL,      FOOTBALL,        LACROSSE,  FIREMAN'S   SPORTS,    TRAP SHOOTING  TOURNAMENT, BOAT RACES,   LAUNCH  RACES,  CANOE RACES.  Grand Street Parade of the  Voeckhel cV Nolan   Minstrel Show,  with their own Brass Band  &j*      Grand A��j-uatic  Carnival      j*<j*  Concluding with and Elaborate Pyrotechnic Display and  Illuminated  Parade.  The Nelson City Bund will be in attendant* each day.     Fxoirpion  lutes from all parts.    Everybody  Come.  His Worship the Mayor ,,n���c!T.v .,-,  WM.IRVTNE, W. G. GILLETT, <S. IIORSTLAD,  Chairman. Honorary Chairman. Secrelary.  m  I  When the shut-ddwnrat the*Phoenix  mines occurred last month, a certain  prominent merchant:of-this* place had  a pleasant experience. As fast" as the  men received their pay, they came  around, to the last one, and settled  their accounts with this merchant���not  a'single one pulling out and leaving  him in the lurch. Not only that, but  a:man who had been absent a year,  came back, walked into the store and  said he would be on hand the first payday to settle up his old account. That  speaks pretty well for that merchant's  accounts.  Here is what the Cranbrook Herald  thinks of a man who sends his printing  away when there is a well fitted office  in the home town:  "The man who sends his printing  out of town when there is a printing  office here that has spent thousands of  dollars to build up a fine plant and  pays the men good wages, would make  bis own mother eat at the second table  and refuse her the use of a napkin."  THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards recehed. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN ���  CANADA  55  V.  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.CO  RESERVE  $1,600,000.01  ESTABLISHED  1851  <?  c  Office and Brewery, BANNER ST. PHOENIX, B. C. ^  have   a huge slock of the  celebrated  Pafost Beer  And cau Promptly Fill all  Orders  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co*  JAS   McCREATH, Proprietor.  ����SX*5����5����ti)��(^^  P. 0. Box 56.  o  Phoenix Market.  'Phone 2.  Spring  Water Ice for Sale.  Bottled Beer and Porter.  Phoenix   Beer  As made by the  present brewer   is  admittedly  the   Best  Beer in the Boundary.    With the. Beet Malt  and   the  Purest Spring Water ir is  unexcelled   in   quality.  t  T Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Props.  Colic sad Diarrhoea.  Pains in the stomach, colic and  diarrhoea are quickly relieved by the  use of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera  and Diarrhoea Remedy. For sale by  all druggists.  Buster's Pbllotophy.  Resolved, that painting is a very  pleasant pasttime, and often profitable,  too. Some paint landscapes, some  portraits, others flowers, and some  faces. Ladies paint faces well, while  some simply grab the rouge pot and  dip-salve and dab away. Paint disguises a good many things; bad complexions but not bad dispositions���no  one can disguise a bad disposition, because "as a man thinketh so he is,"  and it shows in his face.  Reward Offered.  If any one knowing anything of the  effects of Walter Jewsbury, formerly  employed in the mines of this camp,  will notify A.: Jewsbury,:Victoriaf<?B.C,  he will be suitably rewarded.  J. Matheson  FIDELITY     BONOS.  3ttdiirance agent  FIRK.       LIFE  AM'  ACCIDKNT,  PLATE    GLASS  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale ancl Retail .Meat. Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Heats.  Poultry,. Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, .Grand Forks, Midway,   Eholt and   all  the  other   ��  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon. ��  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary :  GREENWOOD, B.C.  5@@����������*>X--ri^^  COMMISSIONER    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  OE Nl,   B.C,  i����6&*&4  ' SMIi Protection!  For skin conn'ort, skin health,  skiri beauty and for proteotion  agoiJSst hard water, strong  sun end wind-use  <i  UJ  .w:  It is the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, women  and men.  Its daily nse keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.   , ��� .  ; Albert Soaps Ltd.. Mlnu,   ���  Montreal. \  Bewart of imitations and tubstitulm.  To  American   Subscribers.  On account of the increase in second-  class postage rales between Canada  and the United States, on and after  May 8, 1907, the subscription price  of the Pioneer to residents of the  United States will be $2.50 per annum.  This includes new and renewed subscriptions, and is merely the additional  postage that must be paid for American delivery.  Dominion Ave.. Cor.Banner St.  *�������=-�� PHOENIX, B. C. ee��-  Carnages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share of thc Public Patron.igc Solicited -PHONE 37.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   V.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "T'gcr" ami "Custer Hnictioiml" Mineral  Clniiu. aitunte in the Greenwood Mining Division  orVnlc District.  Where located ��� In Greenwood camp.  TAKK NOTICK   Hint   I, Issue  II.   HalleU, us  agent lor Daniel   Btcsnnhau, Kree  Mim-i's Cer-.  tificnte, No B lull?. Intend, sixty days from date |  hereol,   to apply   to the  Mining  Recorder   lor  Certificates of Improvements, lor the purpose ol  obtaining Crown (".runts of the above claims.  And  further lake  notice   that action,   under  nectic.u    37.  must   be   commenced    before    the  Issuance uf such  Certificates of   Improvements.  Uatcdlui* istday of June, A.D., 1907.  19- I. H. UAI.U*TT,  ������^-r  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCH McINTYRE, Prop.  35   Horses,    Full   Livery   KquipmetiL,  Have  taken  md will  over  carry  the    I.  a   fill  um  St  >er   Yard  ock.  DRY  woon  IN  ANY  C'l  'A NT IT Y  rroinpt   Attention   to    orders  at any   hour  of ilay or niyht.  (p"0NE3'->        Phoenix, B. C.  %  ^#4  ��� #8  ,.rffi.     (r>t  rtMm  IM  til/  " Ms.  '':'$i  X&Z&i  %m  m  *,;^\  %<cS5>*��  ��� \:A"t: 5^'" '���'"''' iJ  'J;'*',-.*  ���ii'  ',$:���'V"V:la ���  IS'-!'.' "$���  ������H;?*!  '-���'%i7f','A  ';���':' -.Vf-';-.  mm  ;*'jx��  ;8C'  .AA,-%]  ViS'M  ���::1;���-���'%���.' mirm '������  mm  Mm-  mm-'  AmM��;  mm  w -'  lis  jE'*"|i��"n'k  PS&j'H.  S*"fcKil1'!'-.'  Iffi  II*  Pi  THE   PHOENIX. FTOWEEK.  SHARP (& IRVINE CO.  Brokers.  IOS Wall St.  110 B.C.Coppur   IPO Dniiiiiiioii Cupper.   . . .  500 Iiili-nuiiioiial Coal  J000 Albert ti Coal .4 Coke.  1000 Nicola Coal Mines   2000 Sullivan [B.C.]   ���Spokane, Wash.  WK \VI>HTO s'Elll.   "*".'  ..    Market 5000 WestNineM.I  .   Markbt 1000 C.��pper Kink  .71 1000 Gertie  .:*5 1000 Monitor  .05 200 Snowstorm ��;  .11        100 Stewart  lnd,like others, make big profits in the world-  famous Coeur d'Alone Mining District, Idaho.  Write for Copies of Our .Wining Engineer's Bttport and Map. Free.  NOW  4|c  PER   SHARE  [Cortird'A:]  .('3Jo  .lOis  .12  .34  3.00  2.85  COPPER  Among tbe Railway Men.  JAQUiSH & Carlson  Mambaro SftoScano Mining Exchange  601-602 A, Kookory, Spokano, Wash,  West Nine Mile is one of the befct speculations of any of the low priced stocks.  Tbe property is situated in the heart of the Coeur d'Alenes . It ia the direct western extension of the great Success mine.. Prospectus and map sent  free upon request. Only a limited number of shares, being offered at the  low price of 3>�� 'cents per share.  3  Leadlai Hotel of Boundary'* leaflet  Mlnlee. Xiip  Hotel Balmoral  In and Around Phoenix ~  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good sample Roomt.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and Pint St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A  M��MASTER  in  Proprietor.  by  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.  5team y��    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.        Phoenix. B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop. "   -  Conducted in First-Class shape. ���- Choice stock of Irrigating goods.  Special attention to dining room  well  furnished rooms  DoMlilea Avcbm .  Large,  airy  and'  PlMeaix.BC.  There are a few cases of mumps  camp.  Nine patients are now  being cared  for at the hospital.  Dry wood  in  car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Woodchoppers wanted.    Inquire of  J. J. Basselt, Hartford Junction.  Prescriptions carefully prepared  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  See Miss McDonald,   milliner,   for  sewing machines and supplies.  A man is known by the time he]  keeps.   Morrison, the Watch Adjuster.'  Sewing machines to rent at $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  For sale cheap, two five-foot showcases with tables to match. Apply to  E. A. Black.  Eric Brage was taken from the  Granby mines Thursday night, suffering from a broken leg.  Subject for Sunday, evening at the  Methodist church will be, "As a Man  Thinketh in His Heart, So is He."  The Ladies' Aid < of the Methodist  church are planning for an ice cream  social on Thursday next, June 20th.  A good program promised.  The Dominion Copper Co. has repaired Dominion avenue where the  cave took place months ago, as requested by the city council.  The corner storeroom in the An-  derson-McArdle building, opposite the  Gianby office, has been rented by  Noble Binns for storage purposes.  Work was started this week by H.  A. Mu'nroe oh the double apartment  house, being built by George Hewson  on Knob Hill .avenue, much of the  lumber having been delivered on the  ground.,'. ...,_... _,.-,' ...,.'  At the earnest request of the con  gregation here, Rev. C. Wellesfey  Whittaker has decided to remain for  the summer and supply the pulpit,  permanent arrangements to be made  for a minister later.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  June   10th to 14th, inclusive.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Jupiter Pluvius has been doing a lot  of business of late, and the crops will  profit not a little as a result.  Joe Taylor, an aged old timer of this,  1 camp, was taken to the hospital Thurs-  day, with one side paralyzed.  The Knights of Pythias and Re-  bekahs will hold semi-annual elections  at the next regular meetings of those  orders.  Announcement is made in coast  papers that the V. V; & E. has established railway service from Oroville to  Keremeos, in the Similkameen.  No mail clerks have been lost on  the C.P.R. in this section this week, as  far as reported. As a result, mails  have been received regularly over tliat  line.  D.C. Coleman, the new superintendent for the Kootenay-Boundary division of the C. P. R., was here Tuesday  for the first time, in his private caboose, en a trip of inspection.  Wall & Creelman have been awarded  the contract for the erection of the new  Kettle Valley railway depot at Grand  Forks. This is the same concern that  built the bridge over the Kettle river  for the railway company.  W. P. Tierney & Co. are now working on the twentieth mile of grading  on the Kettle Valley lines extension  up the North Fork of Kettle river, and  12 miles of track have been laid to the  second crossing of the stream.  The special eastern excursion rates  advertised by the C.P.R. for June,  have been extended to July 2, 3, 4,  August 8, 9, 10, and September 11,  12 and 13.     The Great   Northern will  ��1 The  Knob Hill Ave.  \n*m$*t*��mmi*mmw**��fr%  Having secured the services of  an expert watch   repairer  who  has had over 38 years experience  in' this business, we are prepared  to handle all your repairs promptly    and   satisfactorily,   and the  price will be as low as   is  consistent with the quality of  the  work clone.  E. a. black:,  j also give an extension of time to about  the same dates.  Tomorrow   the   Danville   baseball  team will play a return game with   the  j Phoenix nine here,   the game  to  be  'called at 2 p. m.  The minstrel show which is booked  to appear here on July 2d is all colored, and there are a whole bunch of the  dusky fun makers in the company.  Miners' Union opera house, under  the skilful manipulation of A.G.Evans,  begins to look as though it had just  been transported direct from the  Emerald Isle.  .�� HOTEL    UNION s  EHOLT.   U.C.  Mrs. A. Spelhough and George McDonald were 'married at Republic,  Wash., June 7th, and have returned to  Phenix, where they are keeping house  on  upper Knob Hill avene.  Tuesday evening the bachelors of  Phoenix gave an  invitation dance  Beginning last Sunday the Great  Northern greatly improved the service on the Marcus-Molson run by  putting on a new chair and cafe car.  This is something that has long been  needed by travellers into the Boundary from the south, and will be appreciated.  'IS. V. Johnson, government engineer from Ottawa, this week completed the inspection of the first  section of the Kettle Valley railway  extension up the North Fork of. Kettle  river, and it is understood he was well  satisfied with the work thus far done.  By the 1st of September steel is expected to be laid as far as Lynch  creek.  The   best   conducted   Hotel  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  Boundary.  important   railway   town   in   the  W.   S.   TOUNKY,    l'ltoi  ^��0<><><><><>-0-0-C><>-0-(><*)  Millions Are Being Made In  The   Coeur  d'Alene   Mines.  Copper  'hop       Kc?f  Er'-S  VM.fflE  their friends at Miners' Union hall.  Biner and James furnished the music,  which was excellent, as usual, and the  mazy was enjoyed until an early hour  the following morning.  Ne Raise la Rates of Board.  There has been considerable talk of  making a raise in the rates of board by  some of those in the business in Phoenix, but thus fair no action has been  taken in the matter. W. S. Macy,  to I who   boards  some   200   men at   the  A     WINNING     PROPERTY  Capital 1,500,000 Shares     Par Value $1.00  Side Lights  Dr. George S. Gordon, who, recently-  left Phoenix for the ��� coast, sailed on  the C. P. R. liner, Empress of India,  last Tuesday for Japan. Tie will make  one trip as the ship's surgeon and see  the land of the   Mikado, returning  in  AugUSt. .��� y.i :���";:    ;  This week the machinery for the  new steam laundry installed by the  Phoenix Steam Laundry Co., Ltd.,  was started up by A. D. McKenzie,  the manager, and the plant is being  rapidly gotten in shape for the large  business which it will undoubtedly  have to handle.  Frank Knott .has ..purchased the  seven room" residence in which he has  been living for the .last three years, on  upper Knob Hill avenue. The seller  was H. R. Blunt, formerly a resident  of Phoenix, where he, was the first city  engineer,- but is now a resident' of  northern India.  Latest Mining Stack Quotations.  Reported  Nelson.B.C.  bv B. B.   Mighton & Co.,  Corrected to; June 12, 1907.  ���ID SSK*D.  .33  .19% .  8 00 8.  110.00     120.  .03  .08% J  5.87J6 6.'  .18 .:  .07 .(  .50 .(  1.20 l.<  .11J& 1  .17% .1  .68 .7  .(Hii .0  .30 .3  .30 .3  .34 .3  .09^ .1  Alberta Coal   Alameda   B.C. Copper (close.;.  Cons. Smelters.......  Cariboo McKinney....  Copper King.   Domin. Copper (close)  Diamond Vale Coal...  Denoro Mines   Furnace Creek, close.  Granby   Gertie   ldora   International Coal....  Nicola Coal Mines   Nabob   Oom Paul   Rambler-Cariboo.....  Sullivan ....>......       ..,.,,  Stewart, close      2.00  Snowstorm      2.89  White Bear 05  Western Oil Con......     1.60  Ore Toaeate lor Southeast Kooteoav.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending June 8, and the  year to date, in tons.   <-���  SHIPMENTS.  DISTRICT. '     WEEK.  East of Columbia  River ...��;. 2,719  Rossland ... ^.. 7,010  Boundary "...    ..20,631  YEAR.  53.242  114,021  -106,426  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  COURT OF REVISION NOTICE.  . NOTICE is hereby given, that the 6r��t ���IttltiK  Of the Annual Court of Revision of the Mlii'iel-  pality of thec'ty of Phoenix, will be held in the  Council Chamber, i'ity Hall. Dominiou Avenue  Phoenix, B C, on Monday, July 15th, 1907 at 10  o'clock, a >u., for the purpose of neariug Com*  p'aints against the Assessments made by the  Asse nor, mid for revising and correcting the  Assessment Roll  M. It. STEPHENS, City Cleric.  Phoenix, B.C., June 7th, 1907.  Total ...   ... 30,360  SMELTER RECEIPTS.  ' SMELTER.    ."' WEEK.  Grand Forks      ... 12,621  Greenwood..    ... 4,640  Boundary Falls ... 3,310  Nelson       ...    ... 294  UJorthport  ...:.; 3,505  Marysville ..    ... 600    -  Trail  ...    ...    .. 3,809  S76.689  YEAR.  221,874  112,286  60,513  8,198  41,409  13,800  94.677  Monday night a drunken . brawl occurred in the Bellevue hotel, necessitating the attention of the police department When everything was clears  ed away, and settled before the police  judge the next day, Lawrence Morrison and; Emanuel Jack were assessed  $10 and costs each, and one McKelvey  was treated likewise for interfering with  an officer.  P. Burns & Co., Ltd., now have  their refrigerating plant installed and  in operation in the building recently  erected in Phoenix for , the transaction of the firm's growing business.  There will be no difficulty in future in  keeping the supply of meat in the  warmest of weather. The plant is  operated by electricity, furnished by  the local lighting company.  Grand Forks merchants now close at  6 p.m., instead'of 6.30, as heretofore.  - -For the month of .May'Greenwood  had an attendance of 7 2 pupils in its  public school.  Died, in Greenwood, Wednesday,  June 4th, .Mrs. M. A. Pope, aged 72  years.    Funeral last Friday afternoon.  Greenwood's school board is spending $1,350 in fitting up another room  in the public school of that place, for  use after the summer holidays.  The proposed issuance of a pamphlet by Greenwood's board of trade,  giving facts about the Boundary, is a  step in the right direction. It should  be pushed along.  The lodge of Rebekahs in Greenwood has elected the following officers  for the ensuing term: N.G., Mrs. D.  McHunter; V.G., Mrs. W. B. Flemingj  R.S., F. E. Brown; F.S., Mrs. Boak;  Treas, A. E. Braithwaite.  A. E. ;Rainey, of Grand Forks,  better known as Lord Arthur Rainey,  died Sunday evening at the Cottage  hospital in that city. He has lived in  Grand Forks, where he was in the  cigar business, for five or six years.  Following are the new officers of  Boundary Valley Lodge, No. 38, of  Greenwood: N.G., A. E. Braithwaite;  V.G., Frank Spearing; R.S., R. J.  Sanders; F.S., G.-.B. Taylor, P. G, reelected, tenth term;  treas., E^   Foyle  Snutb; p.g; n v     '.������'  James McRae, of McRae Bros.,  Ltd., left last Saturday for a visit to his  old home near Sarnia, Ont., and may  take in the much boomed Cobalt and  other camps before he returns, later in  the season. It is many years since he  was in the cent belt  Granby hotel, when it is well filled,  was .seen this week, and asked what he  intended to do about this matter. He  stated that he should not raise the  boarding rates, no matter what others  did. The price is the same now as it  has been for the last eight or nine  years, namely, one dollar per day for  board alone. It is, therefore, not likely  that the local hotels will increase the  price of board, particularly those that  are catering for the trade of those employed in the mines.  Do Not Neglect the Children.  At this season of the year the first  unnatural looseness of a child's bowels  should have immediate attention. The  best thing that can be given is Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy followed by castor oil as  directed with each bottle of the remedy.  For sale by all druggists.  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. 0.  Pres.; W. D Greenough, Miillan,  Idaho, Vice Pres. and Mgr.; C. D.  - Miller, Mullan, Idaho, Sec ; Jas  Carson, Miillan, Idaho, Superintendent. _ Mr. Carson developed  the Morning Mine, being in charge  11 years.  The Company  is developing 8  claims   and 3  fractions, 4 miles  Northern  a' valuable  from   Mullan,  on   the  Pacific   railrond   and  water right.  There are30 feet of shipping ore  in sight. An 800-foot, tunnel ia being driven to cut V-e ore at tlie  500-foot level, with 300 feet more  to run. A limited amount of  atock will be sold for a short time  at 17,!�� cents per share.  Do not allow; this opportunity to pass unimproved: The money you invest goes  into development for your benefit.  j.   L.   MARTIIV,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  r8<MK><><>aO<KH><>0 <i  I  j  ^  9  ������������*�������������������������  r  Expert  Watch  Reparing  Remember���if your timepiece once gets into thehands of  an inexperienced watch repairer  it's future good conduct is seriously endangered.  We keep an expert staff of  watchmakers on the premises all  the time. Your watch is therefore in safe hands here. Charges  never high. Satisfaction assured.  L D. MORRISON,  JEWELER and OPTICIAN.  Time Inspector for G.N. Ry. |  When doing your Spring House Cleaning and making changes, do not  '��� ;   ;     .   forget that we have that odd piece of  that you have been wanting���or will   furnish entire'seta, in the Latest Styles.    ::    ::    ::  Those   New       R^L/GyS     Just Received  j FURNITURE.  i ���*���*-��� t-t 11 1 ��>>n�� ����� * j . ������  bin rsr s  UNDERTAKING.  i  I   .  .  CAMERAS  We have the best stock of  CAMEKAS and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES in  the Boundary, and can furnish  anything along this line for  the amateur, or professional.  Calls of   inspection   invited.  K  "T      "I"-* T"k   ���"-|'<.v."uij      invited.  McRae Bros. & Smith, Ltd.  Knob Hill Av��.  STATIONERS, ETC.  Phoenix, H. C.  Total  ������  28,779      552,757  Sick Headache Cored.  Transfer of Liquor License.  To  the  Board  of License  Commissioners, Phoenix, B. C.  Take Notice that I  intend to apply  at the next sitting of the Board of  License Commissioners of the City of  Phoenix, for a transfer of the license  held by me for the Mint Hotel, to  Liugi Penna.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C,  this 16th day of May, 1907.  Jos. H. Graham.  Sick headache is caused by derangement of the stomach and by indigestion.  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets correct these disorders and  effect a cure. By taking these tablets  as soon as the first indication of the  disease appears, the attack may he  warded off. Get a free sample and  try them.    Fop sale by all druggists.  Thursday evening an unusually heavy  blast on the G. N. railway grade shook  things up pretty well about town, scattering rocks all  over   the   city,  and  breaking some windows nearly  half a  mile   distant.     Contractor Gallagher  will, of course, make good any  damage done by his men, but he  will   be  up against it   if   any   fatalities occur.  One piece of  bull  granite  from   that  blast  struck  the telephone cable in  front of the E. T. Bank,   necessitating  repairs thereto yesterday.  Wednesday G. E. Fawcett, customs  relief man from Ottawa, who has been  taking the place of Wm. Delahay while  the latter is away on a vacation to  South Wales, was called back to  Ottawa by telegraph. C. W. Whittaker was sworn in as collector this  week, and will act till the return of  Mr. Delahay at the end of August.  Mr. Fawcett expected to go to Leth  bridge, where collector John Kennedy  has been made inspector.for Alberta,  but tbe orders were changed the day  Mr. Fawcett started.  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Bnminton Aunutr.  .,f; Per Sale.  One-half or whole  interest  in  the  Phoenix   Skating   Rime.     A    snap  Apply to W. J. Prendergast or H. A  Munro, Phoenix, B. C.  A pencil mark here ^��,  ia a reminder that vonrsab-  scription to this paper ia  now past doe, and tbe publisher will appreei&teyonr  promptattention.      ^gp'  B. B. Mighton & Co  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWER 1082, I. T). PHONE 110  W* A* ill Buv.  2000 Alberta Coal (Free).  100O California Rossland.  1000 Internati- na! Coal .  30OO Rambler Cariboo.. .  5000 Sullivan  600 Western Oil  Cons..  NOTE:  per share.  Subject to confirmation,  Wb Wiia Sbli..  100 Alberta Coal (pooled)...     3.00  8 Cons. Smelters       118.00  6000 Cariboo-McKinney .....        .04  10000 Freemont.........���...'....        .06  5000 L'.cky Friday. :.        ,11  10000 Q.S. Okanagan 06  .31'��  .or>  .fi8  .34  .00^  1.75  NELSON,  We trade in all New York Curb stocks on a commission of 12>^c  BBHIBa otlumbiaJ  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Chil  dren's Goods  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for  winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee   with   attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hai'S    A large assortment, just  in,  of those  new  fall    blocks,   in   Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shirts,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladii  and   three  Ladit  men Underwear. Child  Wash Dresses  Girls' and Boys' waists.  ren's  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD  nnaa��iu�� ni�����i       m ���       ��� ��� ���   - -  J  ���g  T���V^T'T --" zxrrFa '-���',r*'���r-^-*THjS^^  ^^JWJSWiwrw

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