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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 22, 1907

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 HOT  !5I3ffl!*S  wmmrnmsgim  5TOSS  SIRKUOMCSMIU^  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY, JUNE 22,  1907.  No.   31  r.  :lf��  Eft  SPECIAL REDUCTION  /VL E:  Beginning today   and  during the  month of June, we will  offer our  Entire Stock  12 FURNACES  NOW IN BLAST  i  OF  m  1 *  >  1  J  1  i  Men's   Suits  AT A  At Boundary's Three  Smelters*  Two More to Go In Commission Soon.  N  r~*i  u  1  I  JO'CentDiSCOttUt  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 the first to take  advantage of this offer.     ::    ::    ::    :;    ::    ::  1 nn-  (0. 11  ^^iC*1''****1**'*''*1  I  [��� M  M  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, WaL  nut 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.  $��8$8$8$��$i  Today more ore is being shipped  from the mines of the Boundary, and  more ore is being treated at the district smelters, than ever before in the  history of the Boundary. Not only  that, but even this output will soon be  increased, as two more furnaces are to  he placed in commission as soon as it  can be done, the furnaces themselves  heing now ready for operation, making  fourteen in all at the three Boundary  smelting works.  Monday morning Manager McAllister, of the British Columbia Copper  Co., blew in the third large furnace of  that plant, and the full battery of thiee  have been in commission this week,  doing the best of work, and eating up  about 650 tons of ore daily, or in that  neighborhood, that being the average  that the furnaces will reduce, according to recent records. This is the  first time that three furnaces have been  in blast at this plant, and it is the expectation to run at that rate in the  future.  At the Granby smelter the seventh  furnace was blown in on Monday also,  with the intention of putting the eighth  furnace of that battery in blast as s'oon  as the men could be had.  With the two now in operation at  the Dominion Copper Co.'s smelter,  this makes twelve blast furnaces treating the ore of the Boundary mines in  this section, and they should average  well up 5,000 tons of ore treated each  24 hours, or at the rate of about 150,-  000 tons of ore monthly.  When the third furnace is in blast  at the Dominion Copper Co.'s and the  eight furnace at the Granby smelter,  the entire fourteen furnaces should be  able .to handle well up to 6,000 tons of  pre.per.day, or about_i80,000 tons per  month.  It is interesting to note what the  smelting of 6,000 tons of Boundary  ore daily would amount to in pounds  of copper fine. While it is not probable that the entire battery at any or  all of the smelters can be kept in continuous operation, owing to varying  conditions as regards men, fuel supply,  car supply, etc , if it were possible to  keep them all in blast, it would make  a large showing in copper production.  Figuring on a basis of say 25 pounds  of copper recovered per ton, 6,000  tons treated daily would give 150,000  pounds of copper each 24 hours, or  4,500,000 pounds per month, or over  50,000,000 pounds per annum. I  Boundary Mining Notes  Over 100 men are nuw'employed at  the Snowshoe mine, arid more are  being added to the force.  The minute he can get men enough,  Manager Thomas, of .the Dominion  Copper Co., will blow in his third furnace at the Boundary Falls smelting  plant.  Last week the regular monthly payday occurred here, Out, on account of  the May shut-down; it was the smallest  in a year or two,'amounting to less  than $20,000.   f;      ��       .,  In the neighborhood of 500 men  are now busy at the Granby mines,  and while there are plenty, of muckers,  a score or two of machine men could  quickly get employment.  When the,Granby's Curlew tunnel  how being driven, has reached a point  about 1,000 feet from the portal, a  raise will be made to the workings of  the Gold Drop, some 300, feet. This  raise will likely be started soon.  Men have been coming in to the  mines of the Boundary a little more  freely, now that the increased wage  paid is becoming better known on the  outside. There are still positions for  quite a number of good machine men,  however, at most of the properties.  A block of shares of the Gold Bug  Mining Co. has been placed in Winnipeg at a satisfactory figure, and it is  understood that work is to be resumed  on that well known high grade mine  very shortly. It, speaks well for this  mine that none of the holders of shares  seem disposed to get rid of them.  An average of 100 tons per day is  now being shipped from the B. C.  Copper Co.'s Napoleon mine, near  Boyd's, Wash. The new tramway  from the mine to the G. N. spur is  working in splendid shape, and a new  ore crusher is being installed at the  mine. The ore is used as a sulphur  flux at the company's Greenwood  smelter.  LAUNDRY CO.  IS AT WORK  Complete Steam Plant  in Operation.  Fitted With Latest Appliances  ���Credit to Phoenix.  CAR  C. P.  SHORTAGE  IS BEING  FELT  A meeting of the shareholders of  the Phoenix Amalgamated Copper  Mines, Ltd., was called for June 17th  ���last Monday���at Sherbrooke, Quebec, to authorize the sale of the assets  of the company to a strong combination of capitalists. A second meeting,  to confirm the action of Monday's  meeting,' is callcd'for Jul^2"d'next.- <������:: _���  ISM  Por Defense, $2 Each.  Denver, Colo., June 18.���Among a  number of resolutions confirmed at  the miners' convention was one for a  general assessment of $2 on each  member for the defense fund for  Moyer, Pettibone and Haywood. Another resolution amends ritual by  stating their shall be no obligations  which shall be contrary to a member's  "duty to his God, his country or his  fellow-men."  COKE ARRIVING  FROM EAST  Granby  Co.   Taking  No Chances.  Ten   or   Twelve   Thousand  Tons Are On the Way.  LODGES ELECT  NEW OFFICIALS  I.O.O.F.,  K.  of P.  bekahs.  and  Re-  This is the season of the semiannual election of ofheers in several of  the fraternal organizations, and the  following have been reported to the  Pioneer:  Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, elected  the following:  N.G., J. F. McDougall; V.G., Carlton H. Cook; Kec. Sec, W. S. Cook;  1'er. Sec, William Pickard; Treas., R.  Silverthorne.  I'hoenix Lodge No. 17, Daughters  of Rebekah, chose the following at the  meeting held Wednesday evening:  N.G., Mrs. J. C. Tail; V.G., Mrs.  James Marshall; Rec. Sec, Carlton  Cook; Per. Sec, R. Silverthorne;  Treas., Charles McCague.  Other officers will be appointed by  both lodges at the installation meeting,  to be held early in July.  New Knights of Pythias Officers.  This week, at the regular weekly  meeting, the members of Phoenix  Lodge No. 28, Knight of Pythias,  elected the following officers for the  ensuing term, the installation to take  place on July 2d:  C.C., William Searle; V. C, Albin  Almstrom; Prelate, I'". C. Graham; M.  of W., Al. Kobloth; M. of A., R. G.  Gordon; K.. of R. & S., George L.  Elkins; M. of F., A. R. Thomasj.M.  of F., Richard Silverthorne; I.G., John  W. Hannam.  It is pretty evident that A. B. W.  Hodges, local manager of the Granby  Co., does not propose to be tied up  again right away on account of lack of  coke at the company's smelter. When  the Aprill strike of the coal miners was  over, it was expected that the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co. could at ouce begin to supply the needful coke, and so  it did to some extent; but the coal  company seemed to have troubles of  its own, and the coke came in slowly.  So Mr. Hodges arranged for a  month's supply, or such a matter, from  the east, and for some little time past  this supply has been coming along.  At present there are some 75 cars of  coke in the Great Northern yards at  Grand Forks, and all along the line to  Spokane can be seen whole trains of  coke destined for the Granby smelter,  en route from Duluth or Superior or  other eastern points. Probably  10,000 or 12,000 tons of coke are on  the way or have been delivered  At the same time the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. should soon be in shape  to supply the necessary coke, thus  making it certain, with the alternative  supply, that for some time ahead there  will be no coke shortage for the  Granby Co.  An enterprise tnat is just being  started in this city, after months of  preparation, and one that every resident of this city should take pride in,  is the Phoenix Steam Laundry Co., Ltd.  The company, with a capital of $10,-  000, is composed entirely of residents  of this city and is managed by a man-  who thoroughly understands tho business, having been in the same line  here for the last six years.  A Pioneer representative visited the  establishment yesterday, where he  found an air of bustle and business  that looked good, and was shown over  the plant by A. D. McKenzie, the  manager. The machinery secured for  this steam laundry is the very best that  can be bought in Canada, having been  manufactured by the York Manufacturing Co., Ltd., of Toronto. The  building used is old Miners' Union  hall, on lower Dominion avenue, which  was purchased and has been remod-  delled in both stories to suit the purpose of the laundry. The machinery  installed includes the following:  Three washers���one 175-shirt machine, one 50-shirt machine and one  35-shirt machine; one 26-inch extractor  for wringing; one 90-inch mangle, with  capacity for all the hotel work in  Phoenix even though the city should  double in size; a combined shirt and  collar polishing machine and a necker;  a shirt starcher and a collar and cuff  Starcher; a six drawer drying room,  heated by steam, etc.  Steam for the concern is furnished  by one 25-h. p. boiler, while a 10-h. p.  electric motor furnishes the power for  operating the several machines, electric irons also being used.  The compafiy has thus far spent  about $7,000 in the plant and in fitting up: the building, and it is-the- in  tention to turn out none but the very  best of work at the lowest possible  prices. In fact, the management proposes to make it to the interest of every  resident of Phoenix to patronize the  Phoenix Steam Laundry by giving  satisfaction in every way, there being  no longer any necessity for sending  laundry work out of the city, as in  price the new concern proposes to  compete with any other, guaranteeing  just as good or better work. Special'  attention will be given to hotel and  family work as well as to individual  bundles.  Officers of the company are: President, G.W. Rumberger; vice-president,  Martin McHale; secretary-treasurer,  D. J. Matheson; manager, A. D. McKenzie. The above, with John Mc  Innis, M. L. A., comprise the board of  directors, and their names are an assurance that the enterprise will be conducted along legitimate lines and that  the public will benefit thereby. The  need of such a concern has long been  felt in this city, and there is every  prospect of its doing a good business  with satisfaction to its customers.  R.   and   G.N.   Getting  More Ore Dumps.  Once again the ore dump shortage  in the Boundary is being felt by the  large shipping mines, occasioned primarily by the C.P.R. withdrawing  some 75 Hart convertible dumps from  the service here for other parts, and  also on account of the increasing demand for cars, caused by the considerable increase in shipments of ore'from  all the heary shippers.  Last fall, when the C.P.R. was short  of dumps, 75 Hart convertible gravel  dumps were brought here and placed  in the ore service, helping not a little.  Since then the bunch of 4oton steel  ere dumps ordered months (or was it  years?) ago by the C. P. R., began to  arrive. The gravel dumps being needed elsewhere, they were taken away  recently. Meantime the need for more  cars has grown steadily, and the  C.P.R. has another order in for steel  dumps, this time of 50 tons capacity  each. But, of course, it will be  months before they can be manufactured and delivered in the Boundary,  car shops everywhere being already  taxed to their utmost capacity. : .-���. .  The C. P. R. serves all the smelters  and all the mines in the Boundary, and  has its hands full. Fortunately for the  mining industry in this section^ the  Great Northern also serves the largest  shipper, the Granby mines. Were itj  not for that fact, the Granby Co.'  would be in bad shape to get its ore  handled at all, as the C P.R. is  simply unable to do it under the existing conditions. 'I'he immediate result  is that the C.P.R. is now hauling but  little of the Granby ore, and the Great  Northern takes nearly all of it. '��� This  vyeek some days as many as 50 cars, of  54 tons each, have been hauled from  the Granby mines by the Great  Northern.  In order to relieve things some, the  Great Northern is bringing in more  steel dumps from Minnesota, these  dumps being loaded with coke for the  Granby smelter.  More than a year ago the head  officials of the C. P. R. were officially  notified by Boundary smelter managers  that more rolling stock would be  needed here to keep pace with the increased and increasing output, but the  additional .dumps have not been pro  vided fast enough, notwithstanding the  seemingly ample notice.. The wreck  ingofanore train on the Rossland  hill some months ago and another on  the Phoenix hill, only made matters  that much worse. However, the wires  are being kept hot, and it is hoped  that strenuous efforts will be made by  railway officials generally to meet the  demand, which will yet increase not a,  little.  f;D.MATTHEWS  SAWSNOWSHOE  Is President of the Go.  With Long Name.  Toronto Man's First Visit to  the Boundary^  Grand Lodje Officers, I.O.O.F.  The election of officers of the gTand  lodge of the Independent Order of  Odd Fellows of British Columbia, held  last week at Nanaimo, resulted as  follows: Grand master, Thomas Era-  bleton, of Rossland; deputy grand  master, H. T. Fulton, of Ladysmith;  grand warden, Wallace Laro, of Vancouver; grand secretary, Fred Davey,  of Victoria; grand treasurer, E. L.  Weber, New Westminster; grand representatives, D. G. Daly, of Nanaimo,  and D. E. McKenzie, of New Westminster. The following officers were  appointed: Grand marshal, G. R. Nor-  they, of Camborne; grand conductor,  F. J. Smyth, of Moyie, grand guar  dian, H. Fooks, of Agassiz; grand  herald, T. Armstrong, of Phoenix;  grand chaplain, Rev. E. G. Miller, of  Victoria.  Weddings ol Phoenicians.  Last Sunday Edgar Wilmore Fox  and Miss Minnie Louise, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Hanson, were  married at the residence of the bride's  parents, at Pleasant Prairie, a suburb  of Spokane. The happy couple will,  after a short trip, make their home at  the Snowshoe mine, Phoenix, where  Mr. Fox has been the office man for  some time past, having made many  friends in that capacity.  On Wednesday last William C.  Hower and Miss Jennie I. Dawson  were married at the Pacific hotel, Spokane, the officiating clergyman being  Rev. Heriry I. Rasmus, of the First  Methodist Episcopal church of that  city. The bride and groom will make  their home at Mullan, Idaho Mr.  Hower was for years the electrician  with the Phoenix Electric Lighting  Co., but is now located at Mullan,  while Miss Dawson was well known  here, having been in charge of the local  telephone office for several years. A  host of friends wish them a long life of  happiness.  Thursday evening an ice cream social took place at the Methodist  church, which was a great success. A  good programme' was rendered, and  the church was ' crowded, a most enjoyable time being the result  W. D, Matthews and wife, their two  daughters, the  Misses Matthews, and  Mr. Matthews   their son,  arrived   in  camp on Thursday's C.P.R.  passenger  train, travelling in a private car.    They  were accompanied from   Rossland  by -  W. H.   Aldridge,   managing  director,  and R. H. 'Stewart, mine manager for  the Consolidated Mining  &   Smelting  Co. of Canada, Ltd.  ,  Mr. Matthews  is  the   president  of  this company, which  owns and  oper-'  ates the Center. Star,.War-Eagle, Iron?.  Mask, Enterprise, Idaho,  Red  Moun-,  tain and other properties in   Rossland  camp, besides the Trail   smelter  and  the St. Eugene mine and concentrator;  at Moyie, and having an   option  and'  bond on the Snowshoe group of mines  in Phoenix camp.    .......  He is also one of the  directors  of  the : Canadian   Pacific   railway.    For  many years   Mr. Matthews   has   been  president of the    Toronto  board   of  trade, and   is considered- one   of  the  foremost   business   men  of Canada's  busy   metropolis,   where -he   has   for  several years had large business   interests, especially in grain.    It is said in  Toronto that there are few men on the  continent better informed as to cereals  than he  is.    He  keeps  himself well  posted as to crop conditions  and  seldom makes a mistake  in either buying  or selling. As a result of this he is one'  of the wealthiest   men   in   his  line   in  Canada.    He has taken a   deep  inter-*  est in Canadian  industries,   especially  mining.    The principal reason for   his  visit to the west is  to  look over the .  holdings of the Consolidated Co.  - The private coach was switched to  the Snowshoe mine, where the party  was met by the seperintendent, Charles  Biesel, being his guests over night.  A thorough inspection" of" the "Snow-"  shoe mine was made by members of  the party, and they also saw the Granby mines. Yesterday carriages were  taken to Greenwood, where the British  Columbia Copper Co.'s works were  visited.  Mr. Matthews was not a little  pleased at what he saw of the resources  of the Boundary on this his first  visit to this section of British  Columbia..  Latest Prices 10 Metals.  Nb>v York���Copper, electrolytic, $22.  50 @ $23.25; -lake. *23.75 @ $24.50.  Bar Silver, 67%  Ua.i. *5 75 to *5.85  j^��.��**S��>ja^j��)a^a^j��^��.^  BOUNDARY  DIVIDENDS.  NAME OF COMPANY.  Cariboo-.McKinney���gold-   Granby Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver   CAPITAL.  %  I.ajO.OOO  15,000,000  200,000  Issu ed  1,750,000]  135,000  ���   3ii0����j  Par  $H  $5  DIVIDENDS.  Paid  I906  $1,620,000  I0,O0O  Total  to Date  I*   546,837  Late��t  Date  Feb. iooj  2.S��3.63o!june I9��7i  3S,224iSept. 1906  A rat  I'er  SJi.  3-oo  "fr^s^jP**^^.!*!^^^  Injured at the Qranbv Mines.  Yesterday morning at 4.30, Engineer Creelman, in lowering two men  at the Granby No. 2 shaft, iet the cage  slip, and it was caught on the chairs at  the 60-foot level, fortunately. Fred  Bell, pumpman, was severely bruised,  but will soon he out of the hospital.  Charles Williamson, blaster, had his  left ankle broken, which will lay him  up for some tune. Joe Quinn, top-  man, went down afterwards to repair  the chairs, when the hoist was allowed  to slip again, and Quinn's right ley, was  fractured. Creelman is no longer in  the company's employ.  f  A The following table gives the ore ship  T 1002. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to" the Phoenix Pioueer  June 22,   07  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor iqoo, for  voi. tcr  \  *>  A Mine.     Ciur.  ��� Granby Mines..Phoenii  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C Copper Co.  MotberLode Deadwd  B. C. Mine Summit  Emma ..Summit  ���     Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  v Dominion Copper Co.  A     Brooklyn-Stem..Phnlx  J     Maho Phoenix  V     Rawhide Phoenix  A     Sunset Deadwood  7 Mountu Rose Summit  ��� Athenian-Wellington  A     Morrison ...Deadwood  T  R. Bell Summit  J Senator Summit  *? Brey Fogle Summit  a No. 37 Summit  ��� Reliance Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winuipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrown WeUngtn  King Solomon W.Coppr  3ig Copper.....W.Coppr  No. 1 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Riverside...Rock Creek  Carmi West Fork  Sally West Fork  Rambler  West Fork  Butcher Boy-West Foi k  Duncan West Fork  Providence...Provideuce  Klkhorn Providence  Strathiuote .Providence  Preston ..Skylark  Prince Henry���Skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  K. P. U. Mine...Skylark  Bay Skylark  Mavis _ Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent ..Skylark  Helen Green wood  Ruby-...Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Flls  Miscellaneous ~   1900  64.553  m  5.340  19.494  1901  231,762  1.731  99.034  47.40s  650  1903  309.858  20,800  141,320  I4.Sn  8.530  1903  393.718  71,212  138,079  19.36s  22,937  "5.537  1904  549.703  1905  6S3.SS9  174,298    174,567  37.960  16,400  9.4S5  3,007  1906  801.404  3,426  105.900  1,4 So  11 >-.4  J.'77  Past  1007 Week  .-,(,236 is,067  32,3"��    3.6����  09.20,  4.'45  4^>  7o����  lSu  So  802-       7.455      "5.731  "550     '.'.'.'.'".'.'.        5.646  3.339  ISO  560  363  1,07b  2,250  160  785  635  875  665  2,000  3V>  482  2,060  "'Soi  993  400  3-1.350  55.73"  1 to 6S5  _...���_.. (  2.900  '3.070  25.108  JO.OjJ  3.250  3.050  4S.J90  1.7S9  4,747  3.555  4.5*6  3.450  1.833  364  33  33  150  30  MS  79  106  76  9  726  77'>  1,140  325  1.0  40  20  140  ��� 5  52  S35  Ss9  50  6S9  300  'Si  73  27.277  44*  4.55^  640  24.184  " .555  974=  420  1.013  "7o  *>  ���  *>  A  *>  *>  *>  3.230  Total,tons    96.600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co     oi.&l  B.C.CopperCo   Dominion Copper Co   3.-IS"  390,800  230,82s  117,611  JJS  50S.S76  149,660  500  690.419  401.921  162.513  "32,5,0  60  750  40  90  500  ���  829,808  933,54''��.'61.537 4^3046  5-.=.25i  210,4^4  30,^30  OS7.9SS  210,830  ���14.059  210.1 [5 J40,.l|J  123,74^ "4VT1  JlS.Su     04, <"  Total reduced...   62,389   3*8.439   460.940  697.404   837.066 9S2.877 1.171,430 176574  11 ...-is  .'.2.So I  !  Mi  <i'f  llM  tf.i  ��� ��� ?*i  i  V  j  <��'4  I  f*��  f  k ,^'��(   I'rft  ' M  l--*$1  {I* j* I  1    ^  "iW  .1  ��� If  M  iri  >   $  -ff  il  4  iy.fc  nwuuwuikMfflRJnB  ^mm^mm^^^^^^m^^^m^m^^M^^ mi  mm.  pa Self  * Jade Miner to His  New Foremafl.==IV.  *���*''" *?,rBl,I�� Saa Vnadaeo Mining and sd-  ciitlnc Press by Malt W. Alderion. -  SimpsppjMs -many friends; -outside of,  the j political ^arenu,- ��� who ���' would   be  pleased to see his sterling1'worth thus  honored.  For years the GP.R. has operated a  most'comfortable passenger train ,into  the ifiouhdary,'with a cafe-parlor  attached, and tit. has [��� been much appreciated f,by the "travelling' public.  Evet'sirtce'the'Grear'Northern operated passenger ��$ervice to this section,  it has beenrqf the poorest , variety, and  wasjequal,,tO!ithe. worst, run on any  1 ch^inetofcthe' entire'system���bar  Mv Dear Tom:  Vou have worked in mines where  the practice was to take all the ore out  of-the shoot opened, until it  pinched  on'the sides and  bottom  and then to  leave  it   as   worked   out.    We  don't  work the Imalulu that way.    I   never  expect to live long enough to see more  than a fair start at working it but,'.and  I wish you to work the property every  day as if you expected  it   would be]  yours ten years ahead and vou would  like just as much good ore in  sight as  possible and the mine in fine shape in  .every way at that time  , , Most miners pocket the profits that  come   easily   and  then   turn  a  cold  shoulder on the mine that  has  been  good to them.    Fifty per cent of the  profits of operating this mine go back  into development  work, so you  will  always   have  men   opening   up new  territory.  You will work the lean, parts of the  mine first, keeping the large size ore-  bodies in reserve as much as possible.  Each time you leave a stope and resume work there you entail loss of time  and create needless expense. The  ground gets dirty and discolored, it  takes a man a shift or two , to get the  lay of the ground, position of the ore,  etc., and to handle himself to best.ad  hard to carry into effect,- and��tharje\.wiH  be places of which it will not bat easy  t'i  keep a  perfecti record; .but/jcomr.  iiieiiciiiH with   drives," ��� raises,-; etc.,- you  will lind it easy   to  expand   to cover]  more work than you might think.    By  :.o doing you have something definite,  ymi are not judging a  man   by/ 'some  one day's-work, when  he  didnVfeel  his best and did poorly, or felt extra  well and did splendidly,- In tima-you  will appreciate the fact  that, what is  true of every other line of work is true  of mining;raccurate Imowledgtrofrwhat  is done by your employees beatsguess-  work.  From the present appearance'of-the  mine it will -not  be  long before-you  have quite a force under .you^so-it is  important that you start with a'systeiivj  that can   be  readily  expanded /.jas, ire-  quired.    Shift-bosses and other subordinates will be necessary, as it; will ���be'  impossible for you to dictate" the 'details to each individual worker, -When  this time  comes  you   will  gfve your  orders to the bosses only, holding them  responsible   for ,any, shortcomings* in  the men under them, i-  You will file an invoice at,, the end  of each monthjofisuch suppliesias ,you  have on hand, accompanyingotte.with  requisition for what is needed. You  will keep a good reserve always on  hand, and on receipt of new stock you  will move the old forward or so, place j  it that you will be sure to take it first |  when issuing to the men  There are mines where^the- employees are allowed to help'themselves  to such, supplies as they think^they  need. I knew a man who-quit work  at such a mine one spring with'several  hundred pounds of powder and'other  supplies which he had accumulated}/  during the winter.*   There, must,be. no L  gfrKJEJ BEJACIOMS, PURE  CLEANLY MANUFACTURED  T. E A.  Is Packed Only in Scaled Lead Packets to Preserve Its  Goodness.  BLACK MIXED GREEN  All Giocers.  I. 0. HALUflT  Bakristick, Solicitor,  Notakv p,,,,,,  Cahli: Address;       II A1.I.HTT.  t lliilfonl M Neii ..  CoticK \ Moielng      Nenl's  ( Lclbcr's.  OllKKNWOOIi  ��.0.  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ���  Cor. First AKuob Hill Ave.   rHOKNIX, J3. (J,  The BEST, Cheapest  and most* satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  f  Kin^Edward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. l\.  r'fVx      Kegularcommunication 8 |  -',&* /M'    ond Thursday ofeach iiiomli.  ky^X   KinerHcnt meetings iiKcnlted;n1iisoiiir  \.y  \      Half, Mcllnle Illock.  1��� P- "1.    Sn  GJ'O, K. DKV,  Secretary.  J.J. STKL'Tzia.  W..M.  WHO* SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  ' customers.    If you don't   oelieve   it come  | and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Under wear, Shifts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cukai'KST prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  I. O. O. F.  8NOW8HOK 1.01)01{ NO,,f  Meets every Monday livening   nt Miller*' llnl  Visiting- brethren cordially Invited.  John Mclver,   N. (i,  C'AKr.ToN Cook, Kcc. Scc'y.  Wm.  I'lcUnrd,  I'cr. Fin. tjecy.  UrRNIK HI.OCK.  KNOD HILL AVK., PUOKNI.X.  lackness by which such a thing will! be  1  a 3  4  5  6  '7  8  9 lo  n  13  *3  ��4  15  16 17  18  19  30  at  .���aa  ��3 *4  *s  36  37  38  29  3��  In fact, itwas notorious among  travellers',* bfeing but ^one notch, better  than the pld ���, stage^pach  days,*,,-.This  isnow'.changed, horever, by the -! ad-  ditidmof a cafe-observation-parlor car,  that! ''runs' fronrYSpokairiir to   MolSon  witTJOut change and enables, the trav-  'elling,; public   to   get  here in   some   ,  degteeoff comfortio Supt. 'Morgan is ���_; tn'em  to be7 'congratulated 'on  thus;.at  this  flate day.^ealizing'that'the passenger  i&rv ce "of the Boundaryjjj^qrtb, taking  care) of���-just-as the G-P.R. -realized it  yeartsragd. b>  vantaee     Exceot . where   because "of I PossibIe under,..your administnitipn; ��� ..I  vantage.   j-��ept . wnere,. pecause   011 o fc (i��cords  extent and  value of orebodies.it is[.ufl. .... "  '    -���'        ^^  decided to keep them  in  .. reserve, you  will work all places to a finish when  once you begin.  Before opening a new stope, consider the most economical way; of  doing so, having from the start the end  in view, the storing of the ore for the  that you will, know at the end, of each  week the exact number of candles and  sticks of dynamite used by every man  on your force.  You will keep yourself so familiar  with the mine that you will be able'to  put on extra men at any   time,^wher6|  .    -       ,       o--   --- ���- ��������<-  they can do work to advantage.'-;  men Jo stand on, and the removal of      ,,.-.. . ���<"  A wise paragrapher remarks, that a  man can think of a lot of .reasons'-whyi  he  lost  his   money,'and "never:ooceq  think of his poor judgment.' But/'after  all,- this is human nature.  ���*' Joe''Carter was for years  the most  popular,employee,the CJ?.R. ever had  at, Nelson, being< the general' travelling  passjeng��rJ agent -for ithe line' at that  pbirirj"'and thns1 fcbmirig'in contadt with  a'* great vrnumber���; of travellers.:, Mr.  Carierjisi-.npw <jn1 ;.Sppka.n.e,> also.*.'.with  the G.-PiRt.'looking afternthe Soo-Spo-  kane f>route',,; 'over -Jthe newly opened  Spokane Intdrila'tioiial railway built by  Pu��- Corljin,',.  Not only, because,.^oe  can 'ptMi^pffjseaget^ii^r:;^u^ i-shortest  line,j by actual imileage; between  Spo-  Phoenicians can congratulate'- themselves that, owing to the ^la'te -and"^ wet  spring, there is probably double^ the  supply of water in Marshall<������ lake,-that     ,,,  was stored there at the same time last ^m^.,s,sure to secure his full, share  year.    This will certainly help  not a of busihesSMnlt wa8-a^good;stoke-'of  little when the dry season gets here, as  P?Hg'*??^W:*$?���$**��� tb'Put  it surely will, in due time.  and waste so as to avoid mix  Where a  stope  is  started  on a  narrow seam, open  out  well to  be^in with.    It, is always expensive to  follow small seams without; first opening out. the ground.- Have stages put  in'promptly to  enable  your  men  to  work to advantage and check the fallingof, ore to the level as   soon  as expedient to avoid the needless  expense  of shoveling.. |  'When hoisting it is very important  that the skip bekept running without  avoidable intermissions. Delays which  cause a stopin tramming in the levels,  filling cars, etc., are expensive. /Without system and regularity here you.may  easily paralyze the efforts of everyone  above ground and below. ,  The foreman of the milh is on the  same level as yourself. He has complete charge of the mill. -Neither.p/  you has any. authority; over-the other,,  but you  will  You will see that every man has an  abundant supply of tools: '-"f No 'man  can do good work with a dull'tool; and  you will train your men to ��� sendithein  drills, to the shop before they; are; unnecessarily dull.  You will notice the manner?of,'youi]  men in handling) explosivesfii.rif ahy  one is careless and neglectsnto adopt  suggestions you may make.to :him,i let  him out. You have precious j lives in  your charge and you will run noravoid-  able'risk.  Finally: : Whatever youi do, :do as  well as you know how. AlloW^npthing  to be slighted. Close no ,leve*l, por  allow same to be blocked, but'timber  and iprotect every one, so work may be'  resumed at the face at any,time".  Sincerely yours,;;r;.  Timothy STROjstOi;  BULLET I IM  S 4tW. July Excursions  I (/ to points in  j5W^53te Idaho and Montana  ^;' within a radius of 200 miles  Z, at. r FABE,  and ONE THIRD  ����.-��� for,(���; round,,.,trip,    dates    sale  -bi July! 3 and14, final return limit  *��'' July 6.  A. D. MORRISON  Jl-TELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time In��p*ctorfor S. p. & N  (lll|{h CIiihn GckhIh iilwuyK ill KlocV:.)  Glt.tNl) FOHKH, II.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvements.  r*f Castern Excursions.  ;. Reduced round trip rates to all points east of and including  I ^iru\eapolis,T,Winnipeg,. St. Louis, Omaha and Chicago, dates  {^alejiily,,3-4-5,. August.r8-9-10, September 11-12-13. Liberal  i ^Ipp.pyers,,long limits. -...  NOTIC  llaitlc of Hnglnmi, lidiikof  Blnclc Bear IrnctlOMnl   Mill  In the Grand Forks Mining  Columbia.  Where located���Greenwood t'nrnp  TAKK NOTICH that I.  Unvid   Whiteside, in  a hum   {or  the   Uruuliy   (.'oimot'dnted   Afiii.ii>:  Suieltinff   &.   Power   Coiiipni.y,   X.iiuiled,    Irrt.1  luinei'K certificate No. II ,;:o|j, intend, sixty day*  after date hereo!, to apply to tlie Mill,tig Recorder for a Certificate ol Improvements   for the purpose of obtaining  u Crown Grant of the nbm'e  claims.  Aud further lake notice that action, under *cc-  tion 37, must he commenced before  the ixsunucc  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 391I1 day of November. A. I).  1906.  I). Wiiitksidk,  AKent for   the   Granby   Coiiflolidaird   Mining,  Smelting   &. I'ower Company, Limited,  Klnnd Fractional,  1 Claims, Hitiniic  tvislon ol  llritlsh  OOf  It is said that there'are probably a  quarter of a million automobiles in the  United States, or say a million'horseless carriages in the ��� world, i all _to)d.  Statistics do not state .whether.'this  estimate includes the horseless vehicle  ���operated by mule" power���:which"is  in use by P. Burns & Co., Ltd.',' In  Phoenix daily.  MHfCarter iri'Spolcane] He will make  good there and bring much business  to toe company. .It is the Koptenay's  loss/Ijutjitis^poJfsne's gain.cj.;  .1  The Oroville Gazette states that,  since the Oroville-Phoenix base ball  game at Midway, of a couple of weeks  ago, there are all kinds of Canadian-]  money circulating in the Yankee town.'  In Phoenix the belief is general "that  boys from Uncle Sam's land1 Won the  game fair and square, even if' cash'iip  into four figures did travel across the  boundary, as a result.  Last week the Pioneer took occasion  to remark that the C.P.R. was following in the lead of the Great  Northern  and had ordered ioo steel ore dumps  of 50 tons capacity each,- for use-in (he  Boundary ore  traffic. , This week^we  call attention to the fact that the Gt'eat  Northern is returning the complirnent,  as it were, by following the lead: ofcthe  C.P.R. ih  style  of passenger .service  into the Boundary.  Ever since the  political ��� division of  Grand Forks  riding  was  created, the  roads in the  Phoenix  end have been  studiously  neglected   by  the govgrn-  ment officials���and this in face of the]  fact that some  of the  heaviest  taxes  are paid in and around Phoenix.   The  state of some of the roads out of Phoenix  now   is  a  disgrace   to those  in  charge, and if the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works would travel over  them, he would find a way for repairs,  notwithstanding the govern  pleading lack of funds.  Evtrr Mm Hl�� Own Dorter.,.  1'rje average man.iCannot;iafford;,to  employ a physic^apsfor(��ver^;fslight ail-.  mejsLpj"jnju!rj!J&j^  family, hbr can   he afford" "to  neglect  them*,***aS- 'sb;'slight'*ah'���'"injury'"as the  scratctrcf a /pin"ihtA4i)een  known to  cause the loss of ajimb,.._ Hence every|  man mtistfrpm^ necessity be his own  doctor fior this class of ailments. ,,.Suc-  cess'pften depends upbh'prompt treat-  ment;''.Wtiicrfcah! only  be  had when  sm'ujblel mSiicines are kept at hand.  Chamberfain-s'Remedied have been in  the market for: many ySars'' and  enjoy  a good reputation,   \ ..Chamberlaio'^iColic,^ Cholera, and  Diarrohoea.lRemedy_for_bowel complaints. /_.. '.*'.'.  Chamber|airi's'JCough Remedy for  coughs, VcjSids,*. Joirbup.Mrid whooping  coughs.-//;,  Charhberlarn's Pain"'Balm(an anti-  ceptic-liniment) for cuts, bruises, burns,  sprains,*" swelling^j"' iampr-back -and  rheumatic pains. ^  Chamberlain's Stomach, and Liver  Tablets  for ' constrpatiph, billiousness  and ^tomach-troubles. *�����  Chamberlain's SalveTfor; diseases of  the skin.    . ,_. supplying ore  from the mine. Ordinarily you will  supply him with mine run (that, with  iis, is any ore running under $ro a  ton), but you will be prepared to furnish him on short notice such ore of  better grade as. may be necessary to  bring the month's output up to the  point we wish.-.  You will break and send to the mill,  ore assaying as low as $2 a ton, not  that there is a profit in the milling of  this grade, but driving in it you , may  djpen into something better. Ore  assaying $10 and oyer you will keep in  {reserve in the mine except when called  upon to do otherwise.  You will place a number upon - each  new'.chute in accordance with ^he  number scheme of the rnine.; You  will; see that the stope maps are  brought up to date at the end of each  month..,   .   .  You will see that any part of. the  mine, where timbering is necessary,- is  well timbered. In no case will you  allow sprags to be used for men to  stand on and'work. See that stulls  are put in,; in eveiy instance.  You will allow no accumulations of  rubbish or waste in any, part; of the  mine to interfere, with free access.  You will train your car men to keep  their cars well oiled, their tracks properly ballasted, thoroughly drained ,and  free from any spilled ore or waste. .  There are two safety exits from the  mine, one on either side of the working shaft. You will see that these are  kept in perfect order and that connections by strong ladders are made  r .ji.     0  oenix-  Greenwood  r Sick Hcidicbe Coredi'    '  .Sick headache is caused by derangement of the stomach and byin^i^tion/li  Chamberlain's �� Stomachflfaend TiLiveii  Tablets correct these disorders and  effect "a cure. [By taking,thfserlablets  as soon as the first indicatibB pf the  disease appears, the attack may be  yarded off. Get a free sample and  try them.   For sale by all druggists.  BuiterV Pallortphy���II.   <v  Resolved that drawing is atwiahder-  ful art, actors draw houses, artists draw  pictures, gamblers draw cards, doctors  draw   blood,   and  lovers  draw  near.  ��� hen there are copyists, who.t have} no  brains or originaIity,%they> draw  imitai  tions; lawyers draw.' briefs and' soldiers  draw pensions; but do I care, I'm going  to draw my  breath, and  be  thankful  every minute for the blessed privilegej  if .you draw plenty, ofi good .breath,! and  less ; smoke, ibobsei gas, etc.? and > get  some-honest food and  exercise you'll  be; well and happy.    Thinb (happy:  For partioulars.ag regards rates and routes, address,  W. X. PERKINS; Agent, Phoenix, B. C.  Short line to Victoria and Vancouver.  e Line  '-I��eayePhoenix, upper town, 9.00 a.m.]  ����"        i4 lower town,   9.30a.m. J- Standard Time  Leave-Greenwood   , -        3.00 p.m. J, ._     r,.    >.     .  Prompt Attention to. Express and ��V ight.  PHOENIX.OFFICE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HlLL'AVE.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  ;rnof.  First Street - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  THE  D;/ L. MeELROY, Proprietor.  NELSON, B.C.  R. G-. WEBB, Proprietor.  ^ Tlie Icddin?'Hotel of tie floofendys  M  T HE  1  .'Oil  i-1A credimble i��b of printing on the stationery you use,  is, like!ia good/suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���firsfci.impressions count.  HANDBOOK  iM  by all druggists,  As there are two senators to be aDJfr.��Ti.PIIV,I^e8,ftnip"\Pare8forteach-  pointed from   British   Qrfumb!^ly.S^.��Vi:?^^��������*e.  as it goes without saying that they will  be good, hard working Grits���the sug-  gestion that F. E.  Simpson,- the "Old   ~w with  r-t-i <v ..1     c      u   r.u      c I lower   levels   as   they are  extended.  .���OBeTwttleofeachofthese^vepre-Uou wilI  have men  make their  ra���".^!'-   ^ $I   5'    F��r ^'exit; from   the  mine  occasionally  by  these  routes  that they  may be perfectly familiar with them.  .You. will be expected to  know  that  [each man does his work.    This does  ������najt mean that you make yourself needlessly officious and be afraid   to trust  your men out of sight.    I knew a foreman who thought he must tell each of  his men how to point their  holes,    li  generally tell a man what I wish done  and leave him free  to go  at it in his  own   way.    Oiie   man   will   bring the  roof down  with  an  upper.    Another  will put in a back   hole; one man will  go out on a bench and put in a down  hole; another would put in a lifter and  tosser. ��� - Why should we care?   Results  are what we want and you  should be  able to judge your men by results.   In  this connection it will be well for  you  to enry a  small   memorandum book  on which to enter  when  and   wher  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893,"  NEVV WESTMIN8:r*fe|t. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor stud-  '  entn of both sexes at moderate ratew.  ment agent HaB a, preparatory class-for Junior students, doing grade public school   work.  Does high school work, confers all hijdi  (New Edltlea,UsuedN��vambai.IIS,:1906.)^  Is a dozen books in one, covering<<the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemisU"y,i  mineialogy,. metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and financesiof copper;  It is a practical book, usefuL-to all/and  necessary to most men engaged-in any  branch of the copper industfyrnV'  Its facts will pass mustenwith the  trained scientists, and its language is.  easily understood by the everyday man;  It gives the plain facts in plainrEnglish  withe ut fear or favor. It lists ancLde*  scribes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world? descriptions; running from two lines;toisix-l  teen' pages, according to importances  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  W0rI(Ts Standard Refereace  on Copn^  if  you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or  en-  British   Columbia���and Iof a Practical Bneineas CJodrse and gives  untisn   uoiumDia���and | rjipiomas.   Gives a liberal oducationni  its Colleeiato Course and in*' the Ladies  Diplomas.   Gives a liberal education  its CoHegiatp Course and ihMhe Ladi  Course for*M.E.L. and M.I,.^.   In Uni  ty work, can take students through,  . -���- -   Bomplete Arts Couree, and tlie de-  tlmes youmay enter ' memorandum of  one o, *. pIun,., will mea ^^\t^^^^^^<Sir!^-^t^^  ionn��W.ofl.,.Midjerai8 wriio m.�� a bo��k' whlch you - will  keep for  expressions     of    approval.' Besides<--Forfodloi  being Liberal provinciaf Organizer, W.^?^,$��  I he mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, ming  Ing land  metal.    The investor needs.  the book tor the facts k gives him about.'  mining, mining investments and con- V  per statistics.    Hundreds of swindling]  companies aire exposed in plainEriglisb.  it Pric.e '! $5 j" buckram with gilt top;.  $7.30 "i full library morocco.j/Wili be  sent, fully prepaid, on approvaljito anv  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if.not found  fully satisfactory.  Editor and Publieh*er  velopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business mail, and use no printed  stationery, it- is natural* to suppose that your business is  not ot sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  ?,|i|   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 tlie earmark's of  the'Cheap-John printery, we can furnish it from the only  pi in t shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane,..Chicago,,,Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  ancl 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 chance  to get them back some day through  the  Pioneer and  its  Employees.    If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see them(again.i     We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good SamDle Rooms.  iSpfiii?)::..  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.   The moat perfectly appointed Henlih  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���Including Turkish oiul  Russian. Open the year round. The curallr;  properties of Us waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nerroui a  cular Troubles.  For Healln.gr all  Kidney  ���ilments.  nd Mus-  Liver and  Stomach  j^te,*Iim,,,a"n��r'"��M't-"lcPoiiisii�� from th  ul.!"',rS/andeur ol   the scenery   is   unrivalled  mudnes.^*' W'n,er cl^l J-�����?!��ir��-��^ for"  Harry Mcintosh,  Proprlelor  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlfioats of Improvements.  NOTr-H.  "WOODSTOCK"   M.ueral    Claim, fiitiiate Iu  the Greenwood Miiiinn Division of Yale District  Where located ��� Greenwood camp, in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  TAKK NOTICE that   I, Adolphe Sercu, Free  Minei'�� Certificate No. Bt07,1, intend, sijtly days  from date hereof, to nonlv   in n,-   �������..���-- ������  corder for a f lei  purpose ofobta  claim  And further take notice that action, under  section it, must be commenced before the  Issuance ot such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  5 ADOLPH BKRCU.  : nereot, to npplv to the Mining Ke-  r a Certificate of Improvements, for the  )f obtaining a Crown (iratit oi the aboi-c   ���- - H. T." I  Cash $ia Jas. McCr  Cash J25... Canadian Kand Dril  SpriuK Cot.... A. B. 1  Maple ��yrup ���  " ���  Publishing Co.  P^^'^^^^*^^i^U',pMnp��sp''ttie ^m'ber of fiset driven   36  <R0ST0Pi"iOE ' bmob    iwAit*nr**wAi.-  fr^mm^^r; - hfemh maa    yo.U(irna*y^hin^this|-��� ' Zm^'     ^^^  iBtae^F Busifjin^  Hoaplial Donations  Lidt ot Donations received since .Ian.  let, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital r--  Cash $10 R. Horrell  Cauls J35..... ~ J. B. Macaulay  Cash �� A. F. Berry  Bookcase _ A. K. H. Clark  Bed Lin en, 4 do* Hocpltal Ladies Aid  Cash&��..:  Bank  reath  ill Co.   n. is. Hood  .._._   yrup ��� ��� A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Royle  Old Linen Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodirea  Cash %io..i. A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Bucklos  [   Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���.  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month. 1905   ISIOti      1906      1906  January-;... 15.008 18.310 15.128 18.410  February.... 15.375 17.809 15.150 18.L10  March*.,:... 15.208 18.301 15.350 18.041  April....... 14.918 18.375 15.040 18.088    ���  May .;.���;...     14627 18.457 14.820 18.724  ���June.;...  . . 14.675 18.442 14.813 18.719  ("July 14.888 18.190 15.005 18.585  August...... 15.604 18.430 15.468 18 010  September.. 15.905 10 HO 15.97*- 19.200  ~ "        710  December..  E M  October .... 16.279 21.270 10.382 21 . ~~  November.; 16.599 21.990 10.758 2*2.340  .18.328 23.039 18.398 23.380  Year 16,680 10.350 16.609 ltt.��W  <����� ASWi��* i^RWstiA! ^J.%" V/^?-.7,iE^VFy'rjy^ *4  momi&Hlttm w  ���w  ft  4  4  3  1  1  A  t  Mi  IM  V'M  il  *4  ��'1 Bumnwi  mmmmmmmmmmmm  t  r *  1  *  ii  THE r PHOBK1K ��* PIONEER.  O-O-O  ar>*'<*  OK** fJiM JMO f>��<Jf>>t  OUR COPPER CORNER  MATTBKS  OF   INTEREST   TO   THOS1S   INTERESTED  COPPER   MINING   INDUSTRYM  IN    THE  j��J **���<* MM** **���*������  Tbe Tale ol Amalgamated.  Copper chronicles  are  spectacular,  snys  Business   and Finance.    Copper  otxJP *>���<* ot<j ��^s<* <oa<* i^��  nondit'ons have ever tempted men of  and  influence  into the  triumphant  wealth, power  financial arena, to emerge  or go down in bitter defeat. We all  know the litigious Heinze, the picturesque Lawson and the implacable  .Rogers. Their names loom large in  copper history.  The year 1899 saw copper in the  zenith of its prosperity; the average  price per pound had risen from 9.52 to  17.76 and the copper companies of the  world were pouring out a tremendous  stream of wealth to the shareholders.'  Producers, investors and speculators  were achieving great fortunes. Copper  al seventeen cents was the spectacular  millionaire-maker of rich men and the  fort tine-maker of poor men. The outlook was rosy with promise for consumption was fast overtaking production.  Hut a sinster shadow, loomed up!  The shadow of .Standard Oil. The  total value of American copper production for the year 1899 was over one  hundred millions of dollars, whilst the  total value of petroleum produced in  the same year was less than fifty-seven  millions of dollars. Here was a prize  worthy of the effort of billionaires.  Could it be grasped?  April 27, 1899, saw Jersey give  birth to the collossal Amalgamated,  fathered and officered by Standard Oil  interests. VV. G. Rockefeller, VV.  Rockefeller, H. H. Rogers, F. P. 01-  cott, James Stillman and Robert  iiacon were its directors. Behind  Amalgamated stood Standard Oil and  its affiliations, the National City Bank  and "The Standard Crowd," as powerful a group of financiers as could be  well conceived. Literally, billions  backed the combine.  Controlling interests in four giant  copper producers was secured, giving  Amalgamated control of one-third of  the copper production of the United  States. On May 4th, 1899, the public  was given an opportunity to' suoscribe  for the stock. Here was an impregnable combine. Beside it the Secretan  Syndicate locked small indeed.  Rumors of further consolidations filled  the air; the leading producers of the  world were to be welded into one giant  corporation which, absolutely controlling the supply, would dictate the price.  The demand was unmistakable. Stock  to the value of four hundred millions  of dollars was subscribed in two hours.  The world's keenest investors were  alive to the possibilities of copper. .  But disillusion was in store. The  expected era of combination did not  materalize. Too late the public realized that the lifelong tactics of Standard Oil were being employed by Amalgamated. In lieu of affiliating with  competitors it sought to crush; when  its adversaries were on their knees surrender would be possible only on terms  imposed by Amalgamated.  It was a daring coup���capture of  the world's copper revenues was the  prize. Amalgamated, in face of a demand that ensured its magnificent  profits, began to sell its copper below  the market.  Copper was selling at nineteen cents  per pound nine days after -Amalgamated closed its subscription books; it  then began to sag; no time was being  lost. In January, 1901, copper was  selling at sixteen cents per pound.  Why should the copper merchants of  the world buy from Calumet and  Hecla, or from Rio 1'into at 19 cents  when Amalgated proffered its copper  at 16, 13, 12, ro^ cents per pound?  for to that price the metal ultimately  sunk on January 13, 1902. Each reduction of a cent per pound meant an  annual loss of $6,500,000 annually to  copper producers! The mines controlled by Amalgamated had inex-  haustable supplies of copper mined by  tne most approved methods known to  science. They would pay at prices  that made every copper producer  bankrupt,���at least so thought Rogers,  Captain of Amalgamated. Anyhow, the  game was being played with the  people's money.  It was a war of endurance. Beneath  the tread of the mammoth combatants  1 the groundwork of copper values  crumbled away, investors and speculators alike meeting ruin in the resultant  fall of stock values.  "Standard Oil," says a writer in a  recent number of the New York Press,  "has accumulated its vast wealth by  depressing the price of oil and buying  large producing properties, then advancing the price and assessing the  world to pay for the same. Thus they  have the'people wholly dependent on  the oil industry, serfs. Their profits  reaped from this serfdom have been  governed by thejr greed, and their  accumulation of wealth and enormous  dividends have startled the worlds"  Against Standard Oil, however, was  arrayed Calumet and Hecla, the copper giant of the world, and, negatively  at least, the tremendous financial  power of the Rothchilds with their  control of the great Rio Tinto copper  property.  These mines, combined with a  number of independent producers who  shunned the yoke Amalgamated sought  to place on their necks, began to store  their copper. The mines,~of Amalgamated were left to supply the-world's  demand.  A titanic task! -The world's ,copper  mines could barely accomplish it; Not  to do it meant utter defeat, as copper  lacking from one source, would compel  buyers to seek another, and pay the  price dictated by the natural law of  supply and demand. ������  In the last herculean struggle all the  surplus copper stored by Amalgamated  was poured on the market. It was  swallowed up.  Then Amalgamated soid its copper  yet unmined under future delivery contract three months ahead. The move  did not even gain ,respite. "Copper!  Give us Copper!" clamoured the  world's great buyers. The financial  power of Amalgamated ��� was not exhausted, but its copper supplies, were.  It was powerless to fill the demand.  Standard Oil, in the ruise of Amalgamated, had met its Waterloo.  The exhaustion'.of Amalgamated  turned the demand from where -it had  fought bitterly to keep it. Independent copper producers with over  flowing bins had bided their time.  This was their opportunity. A tremendous supply of copper poured into  the world's markets.  In the entire history -of the metals  is .not recorded such a situation-^-such  an outcome. Logically prices should  have crashed down under the copper  flood.  An instant advance took place.  Torments ol .Teller and Eczema Allayed.���  The intense itchingcharacteristic 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.  examinations for inspectors  of st ham boilers and  machinery.  EXAMINATIONS f^r the ponitiou of Inspector* of Steam Boilers nml MhcIi n?ry, untU-r :he  -   l��.n��rtioiiA��. 1QOI, ��  Victoria  Steam Boilers Inspection Act. 1901, will be held  at the I'Hiliament. Huilduigs.' Victoria, commencing on Monoa.', Junk 74th. 190T. Application um instruction foriuscan hr hu<t on nppltca  tion to the utidrrslgmd, to whom the former  must. 1>e returned, co-rectly hlled in. not later  than June 17th. SalaricH, |no aud ',115 per  month.  JOHN pk<:k,������-.  Chief Inspector of Machinrrv. ���  New Westminster, B.C.  m  m  f  [ites^^  3:  CelebFation-  NELSON) B. C.  M  W  m  1  Two Whole Day" of Pleasure and 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,      fUNIOR  BASEBALL,       FOOTBALL,        LACROSSE,  FIREMAN'S   SPORTS,     TRAP SHOOTING  TOURNAMENT, BOAT RACES,   LAUNCH  RACES,  CANOE RACES.  Grand Street Parade   of the   Voeckhel &��� Nolan   Minstrel  Show,  7H it It their own Brass Band.  &J-       Grand Aquatic Carnival ___��*���*  amc7,rfhi~gwith an   Elaborate Pyrotechnic Display and  Illuminated Parade.  The Nelson City Band will be in attemliuiM each day.  rates from all parts.    Everybody  Come.  His Worahip��the MayoK  W. G. GILIjETT, (  Honorary Chairman.  "WM. IRVINE,  Chairman.  Excursion  HORSTEAD,  Secrelary  ���81 8^^SS8^S|SSi8��f  PRAISE FOR CANADIAN BANKINO SYSTEM.  New   York   Journal  of Commerce Thinks II  Nearly I'rrlect.  The following praise of the Canadian banking system is found in the  New York Journal of Commerce:  "Canadian bankers and financial  writers have' a right to congratulate  themselves upon the superiority of  their banking system, which is more  nearly perfect than any other in the  world, and puts to shame the clumsy  and disordered national system of the  United States.  "It affords what is here sometimes  derisively spoken of as 'assets currency," a perfectly safe and elastic form  of note circulation, which expands and  contracts with the demands of business,  and through the branch , banks it furnishes the means not only of distributing and collecting this currency readily,  but of placing the capital and credit of  the main institution where they can be  used to best advantage.  , "The superiority of the system over  ours is constantly exhibited, but if a  time of strain or stress should come it  will be demonstrated in a striking  fashion that ought to teach us a lesson.  "Canada is justly proud and confident in her banks, and our loose-  jointed and cumbersome system is a  cause of continual dissatisfaction and  is likely be one of humiliation when  put to a severe test."  PROVINCIAL.  C. P. R. steamers in Pacific waters  are being fitted with wireless apparatus.  According to the new city directory,  Vancouver has a population of 70,000.  A handsome new Church of England edifice has been consecrated at  Vernon.  This week the grand lodge of  Orangemen of British America is  meeting at Vancouver.  Miners' wages in Rossland have  been raised to $4 per day. Muckers  get from $3.00 to $3.25 per day.  The Kootenay fruit districts will be  well, represented at the forthcoming  Winnipeg exhibition, the 20,000 club  of Nelson having taken up the matter.  Trail citizens, who sell goods in that  district, have asked the Great Northern  to place a steamer, on the-Columbia  river, to ply between Waneta and  Castlegar, where many fruit ranches  are being taken up.  All records for lumber handling on  the British Columbia coast were broken in the month of May. The government scalers measured more than 140,-  000,000 feet of logs put into the water,  and rather more than this was cut by  the mills during. the ��� month's operations.  Colic and Diarrhoea.  Pains in the stomach, colic and  diarrhoea are quickly relieved by the  use of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera1  and Diarrhoea Remedy. For sale by  all druggists.  Ofy%.  �� Church Services Tomorrow  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p.. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial--invitation ,to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian "Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30  p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m,  A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  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.  THEY DIDN'T ADVERTISE.  A player took his violin,  And wove among the silver strings  The music of tbe morning stars,  The rapture of a thousand wings ;  But still the crowd went coldly by,  Or only stopped to jeer or scorn,  Because he overlooked the fact  That every mini must toot his horn.  An artist seized the gold of dawn,  The evening's glow, the rose's Hush,  And made their glories evermore  Immortal with tlie magic brush;  He died neglected, and his grave  Is lost, as in a wilderness,  For like the player he forgot. /  To hire an agent for the press.  MINNA IRVING.  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, Victoria, B.C.,  he will be suitably rewarded.  Encycloypaedia Britannica,  lor sale at less than half cost,  at Pioneer office.  26 vols,  Inquire  There's the man behind the gun  Who thus his country serves,  The man behind the throttle  Keen-eyed with iron nerves;  But the man who's most behind  The man who never climbs,  Is he who will not advertise,  '*%    The man "Behind the Times."  MAWPEOPLB' >  HAVE1  KNOW IT,  Backache^ a. Warning Symptom  of Kidney Trouble.  Pe-**tt-*ia Is Invaluable in Such  Cases?  Pfcrominent     Persons <   Who     Save  Been - Oared.  ' Mr. J. Blylor, 1005 Ohio street, Dob Moines, la.,  writes:  "X trieh to Btato my appreciation of your excellent  ' remedy../*.- ������  1    "1 have always onjoyod oxcollont health, except  ' frequent and painful, attacks,'*of   bladder trouble, I  which doctors fulled, to rollovo or euro.  "Upon recommendation I used Peruna to my  atter satisfaction, not having had an attack now f  \tor tourprjive ycars.V���J. Blyler.  Dan-ferous  Kidney-  Cured.  Diseases  WHJCN .tbe kidneys become affected  by catarrh, either from colds, overwork, ��*r on extension of catarrh from  soma other organ, they fail to perform  their normal functions.  It ia tho work; of the kidneys to excrete from the blood many of the poisons  which accumulate in tbe body.  If the kidneys fail in their work, the  poisons accumulate to such an extent as  toeoosa convulsions, which often prove  ratal.  ir Pertma, by relieving the kidneys of  their congested ��� and. ������ catarrhal ' conditions, leaves .them free to act in a  normal manner.  ��� It also strengthens' tbe action of the  heart, equalizing the circulation of the  blood in all parts of the system  ��� ���  ��� ���������������������������>�����>  'A. remedy that re-  licves catarrhal derangements of the  kidneys should certainly be considered  u. household remedy.  Peruna is such a  remedy.  High Commendation For Pe-ru-na.  Mr. C. B. "Fizer, Mt. Sterling, Ky.,  writes:  "I have suffered with kidney and  bladder trouble for ten years past.  "Last March I commenced using your  Peruna and continued for three months.  "I have not used it since, nor have I  felt a pain. -  ������ 'I believe that I am well and I there-  fore give my highest commendation to  the curative qualities of Peruna."  Neglected catarrh of the kidneys is  apt to develop into Bright's Disease or  diabetes, when a cure ii almost an impossibility.  WR.J"  ___ Catarrh of  Kidneys Caused  Much Suffering.  Mr. Leopold Brandl, 246 Bloecker street.  Brooklyn, N. T., writes:  "I was sick throo months with catarrh  of the kidneys and lnngs.   I was treated by my  home physician and relieved to gome extent,'but  after I had worked again for two weeks, iny old  suffering���backache and pains in the right lung'*-  returued.  The dreadful cough which bothered me day  and night lasted six months and no one could help me.  "I tried three different patent medicines, without  avail.   I could scarcely eat anything and slept only a  few hours each night.  < 'A Mend told me to take Peruna. I did bo and the {  second day my appetite bad improved. 1 took a tea-  spoonful of Peruna every hour, day and night, for  three weeks. Now J have taken five bottles. lean  eat enough tor two people and am able to sleep well.  "Whenever I meet a sick person, I advise him to take  Peruna. I thank you a thousand times for your medicine, as it was the only remedy that saved me. Wo  continue to keop it in our family."���Leopold Brandl.       ���  We have on file many testimonials  like the ones given here.  We can give our readers only a slight  glimpse of the vast array of unsolicited  endorsements wo are receiving" every  month..  No other physician is the world has  received such a volume of enthusiastic  letters of thanks as Dr. Hartman for  Peruna.  Address Dr. 8. B. Hartman, President  of the Hartman Sanitarium, Colombo*,  Ohio, for free medical ad vice.�� ���,���  All correspondence held strictly coa>  fldential.  - 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.i5;  HALIFAX,  $103.95.  ON SALE  ���JULY3, 4, S, AUGUST 8, 9, jo,  SEPTEMBER rr, 12, rj.  First-Class   Round   Trip,  90 Day Limit.  Corresponding Reductions from nil  Kootenay Points. Tickets available'  for Lake Route, including Meals and  Berths on Lake Steamers. Through  rates quoted to any 'station, Ontario,  Quebec or Maritime provinces ;on  application.  J. S.Carter, D.P.A. Nelson,'B.C.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, at it  meeting of the Board of Directors of the  Granby Consolidated Mi nine Sineltiii);  and Power Co.. Ltd., held this day, u  regular quarterly dividend of two per  cent and an extra dividend .of one per  cent upon the par value of the stock  outstanding, was declared out ot the  net earnings of the company, pavahle  June 29th, 1907, to all stockholders of  record at 3 p.m. on June 14th, 1907.  For the purpose of the dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at 3 p.m. 011 June 14th, and reopen tit  10 a.m., .Inly 1st, 1907.  NORTIIKUI"   FoWLKU,  ',-. ��� Secretary.  Dated this -ltd day of June, 1907.  EASTERN-  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards received. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  We   have   a large stock of the  celebrated  Pabst Beer  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.00  BESERVE  $1,600,000.00  ESTABLISHED  1859. .  faSH5rSH5HSH5a5E5HSrl5H��^SS5ZSrlSH5HSHE5BSE5r^HSH5r^^     ..AntLcau Promptly Fillall  Orders  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co*  JAS. McCREATH, Proprietor.  j }  TlOME MADE ICE!  �����������������  1  j  Having installed, at large expense, the only ice making machine   in  j  . the Boundary, we are prepared to make   delivery   of  this   fine j  \ product, made from PURE SPRING WATER. Also, natural  i  ice in anv quantity.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Prop*.  Office and Brewery, Banner St. Phoenix, B.C.  gjgF" . Drink  Phoenix Beetr and have the Best.  s^sasasrLsasasEsasEsasHSHSHsasBsasBSrisssasHsasz?  FIKK,       LIFE  AM'  ACCIDENT.  D. J. Matheson  Snsurance agent  FIOBMTV    BONDS.       ^ ! " ��**�� <*TE   GLASS  COMMISSION!?!*    FOB    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOKNIX,   B.C.  To  American   Subscribers.  On account of the increase in second-  class postage rales between Canada  and the United States, on and after  May S, 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.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form K.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICK-  "T'L'cr" and "Custer Fractional" Mineral  Claim; situate in the Greenwood Mining Division  or Yule District.  Where incited ���In Greenwood camp.   TAKE NOTICE t).��t I. Isaac II. Hallett n��  Btent tor Daniel Bresnahan, Free Miner's Cer-  Ufica e No B 10117. intend, sixty day- Iroin di-ti-  hereof to apply to the Mi.ilnR Recurdtr for  Certificate* of Improvement!, for the purpose ol  obtalniiiK Crown Giants of the above claims.  And   further  take  notice   th.t   ��cl.o��.   .��<>��  section    n.  must   be   commenced   belore   1 ne  issuance of nuch  Certificates of   Implements.  Dated this ist day of June, A.D., 1907  *    P. 0. Box 56. Phoenix Market.   " 'Phone 2.   Q  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cored Meats.  Poultry, Fish, and Game in Season.  j|  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.   S  1XVSS��������(^^  Pboenix Livery  + Stable +  Dominion Ave"..' Cor.Banner St.  ***3 PHOENIX, B. C. OC**  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share ot the Public Patronage Solirftcd 'PHONE 37.  39-  I. K. HAI.WT.  ,/\f  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCH McINTYKH, Prop.  35   Horses,    Full    Livery   Kiiuipment,  Have  taken   over   the   Lumber   Yaid  and will cany   a   full   stock.  DRY   WOOD    IN    ANY    QUANTITY  Tronipt   Attention   to    orders  at any   hour  of clay or night.  r  CMowb-Mo        Phoenix, B. C.      <  >  ��  S'ill  ���ft h  WMl  ��� rvmwm  ���.rVr&Wm  1-sllps  .y^mmM  \M"  mm  mm  ISflfell li  if J  &��. j  ���W'  **l   A*'  ���I"��V*   t1   J*  "fall *  i.  f'M^fit'f  i  {t&ifo  '5.4 s* ���  HE   PHOENIX   FIONEEK.  SHARP <& IRVINE CO.  Brohcrs,  JOS  Wall St.  i'O li.t:. Ci.|>i>��t   ! "0 IJitiuiiiKHi Ouppfer  ....  50(1 lnli-riutiioiiul Conl. ..  1000 Alheila UoaJ .V Coke..  1000 ..Nicola Coal Mines   2000 Sullivan (B.C.J   ���Spokane, Wash.  WE WI:H TO SELL  ..    Market  6000 WePtNiiieM:|.[C.��-iird,A J  ..    Mark.it.  1000 Copper King  1000 Gertie "  ��:55      1000 Monitor." "  .06       200 Snowstorm "  .11        100 Stewart "  .lO.'s  .12  ;.u  3.00  2.35  (Vndjike others, make big profits in the world-  famous Ooeur d'Ajene Mining District, Idaho.  Write for Copies of Our "Mining Engineer's Report aud Map. Free.  NOW  4JC   PER  SHARE  COPPEI  Jaquish *% Carlson  Mmmbora Sgtokano Miming Exchangm  601-602 A, Rookofy, Spokane, Wash*  West Nine Mile is one of the best speculations of any of thu low priced stocks.  The property is situated in the heart of the Coeur d'Alenes. It is 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 8>�� cents per share.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS   OF  LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  ** INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���**  Dr. R. B. Boucher is now in Chicago  taking postgraduate work.  Dry wood   in  car  lots.      Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  VVoodchoppers wanted.    Inquire ol  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  Prescriptions carefully prepared   by  Thrasher's Drugstore���'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 pei  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  Last Sunday, on the local grounds,  the baseball score was Phoenix 10 and  Danville 6.  For sale cheap, two five-foot showcases with tables to match. Apply to  E. A. Black.  Perpetual results cannot accompany  the per-  the  large  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  July  'ioth to 14th, inclusive.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  1 he subject for tomorrow evening  at the Methodist church will be,  "Making Our Own World."  The West Kootenay Power & Light  Co. is having photographs taken of its  various sub-stations by W. J. Carpenter.  William J. Prendergsast this week  purchased the Phoenix Bakery, and  will shortly take possession, when he  will inaugurate a number of improvements.  The Greenwood Times makes a  timely suggestion when it urges the  city  fathers  to acquire  grounds   for  Several Police Court Case*.  Acting Police Magistrate Mood had  several cases this week. Chas. Engle  and Mrs. Rundle were tried for assault  on Mrs. Jingle, il'being a neighborhood row. Mrs. luigle was allowed to  go on suspended sentence, vowing she  never would pay the costs.  Two G. N. seetionmen, Austrians,  John J footsie and John Crupper, were  haled before the beak on account of a  drunken quarrel, the latter being assessed the usual fine.  Walter LaFollette and John Clark  son waylaid and put a beautiful eye on  Claude C. Carpenter, a cook, the discussion being over wages alleged to be  due. Clarkston was dismissed, and  La Follette confessed and was fined  and .warned.  occasional advertising.    It is   the per-Jparks and   recreation purposes  while  ins  the  large  trio land is cheap.  Copper Authority lo Visit Boundary.  George L. Walker, of Boston, editor  of the Boston Commercial, and a well  known authority on copper matters,  announces that he is now on the way  west to visit a number of prominent  copper producers, and among others  he will come to the Boundary, and inspect the smelters and mines of the  Granby, British Columbia Copper and  Dominion Copper Companies. On  the trip he also takes in the Butte,  California, Nevada, and Utah copper  fields.  Mr. Walker states in his own behalf  that he is not retained by any company  or firm to make these visits, but does  so at his own expense and initiative,  for the purpose of seeing for himself  and describing for his own weekly just  what he has seen.  ,  Having secured the services of  an expert watch repairer who  lias 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 tlie  work done.  E. A. black:,  *1 The  Knob Hill Ave.  Jeweler, f*  Phone No.  68.  ** HOTEL    UNION **.  EHOLT,   B.C.  sistent advertiser that reaps  results.  The work of painting the largest  building in the city, the Miners' Union  opera house, was completed this week  by A. G. Evans.  v#2fakir pungled up the needful $5  defense to the city authorities last  Tuesday, and that evening sold' nearly  $50 worth of stuff.on the street corner.  Fred Weir, brother of Mrs. Stoll,  and employed at the Granby mines,  received a telegram Wednesday that  his fiancee was very ill at Walla Walla,  and he started for that city on the next  train. After his departure a second  wire arrived,- telling of the young lady's  death from tonsilitis.  Mrs. Danny Deane lost a bunch of  some 50 or 60 chickens one night this  week, and Mrs. J. H. Graham also  suffered in the same way. Mrs. P.  Cook's clothes line was visited one  night also and the clothes stolen.  Evidently there is a band of thieves in  camp, and they will get short shrift  when brought before "the beak, as  they surely will be if the work is kept  uP-  cheap,  This week the Great Northern has  been doing an exceedingly heavy business hauling ore for the Granby mines,  owing to the fact that the C. P. R. is  specially short of ore dumps just at  present.  Last Monday afternoon fire broke  out in the log cabin occupied by Al.  Taylor, located on Knob Hill avenue,  near the Aetna, and practically destroyed the contents before being extinguished. The cabin is one of the  old landmarks, and adjoins two other  structures, but both were saved.  At a meeting of the city license  commissioners, held in Grand Forks  last week, two hotels, the Grand Forks  and Square hotels, were refused renewals of licenses, the action being  taken from the report of the inspector.  The Grand Forks hotel has had a  license for 13 years, it is said, and if  certain provisions are complied with,  it may yet be renewed.  Nelson's Big Celebration.  The Nelson 20,000 club have  arranged an excellent programme for  Dominion Day celebration. July 1  and 2 will be devoted to pleasure and  with a purse of $5,000 hung out as  prizes for sports and contests of all  kinds, not to speak of carnivals, illuminated parade and fireworks, Nelson  will certainly be en fete.  The   best   conducted   Hotel   in.  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the  most   important  Boundary.  railway   town   in    the  W.    .S.   TORMJY,    l'HOP  Wanted.  A live, energetic, ambitious agent  for The Mutual Life of Canada; full instructions with liberal contract offered  to the man who can deliver the goods,  experience not necessary. If you believe you are the man, write a personal  letter, stating your qualifications and  references, to Wm. J. Twiss, Manager,  Vancouver.  Millions Are Being Made In  The   Goeur  d'Alene   Mines,  Carney   Copper  A      WINNING     PROPERTY  Capital 1,500,000 Shares     Par Value $1.00  COMING AND GOING  Among the Railway Men.  Phoenix Steam Laundry Cov  LIMITED..  r  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the largest or amalleet orders  with dispatch end nt the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt attention to fill orders  .  A.  D.   McKENZIE; Manager.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B C  Litest Mining Stock Quotstlons.  I>v B. B.  Minhton   &&>.,  Corrected to June ?2, 1907,  <ID A8KED  Alberta Coal and Coke       .32^        3H  Reported  Nelson.B.C.  .20  ���21^  ."' 800  8.25  .11  11^  . 110.00  120.00  Cariboo McKinnev...  .        .03>a  .06  .     560  5.75  Denoro Mines......  .       .08  .10  .        .62%  .64  . 123.00  135.00  .18  .19  .68  .72  .17  .19  Nabob    .32  .33  Oom Paul............  :        .32^  .36  Panhandle Smelter..  .10  .10^  *29  .32JS  .08%  J09%  .     2.12>i  2.95  2.98  Ore Tonnage (or Southeast Kooleoiv.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending June 15, and the  year to date, in tons.  SHIPMENTS.  WEEK.  E. L. Frankson has been appointed  assistant roadmaster of the C.P.R.,  with headquarters at Eholt.  D. McPherson is the new C. P. R.  agent at Eholt, C. A. Arnott having  been sent to Nelson to  be dispatcher.  A freight wreck on the S. F. & N.  below Marcus, delayed the incoming  train Wednesday night about two  hours.  Contractor Gallagher now has about  80 men employed on the Victoria  shaft spur of the Great Northern, having raised the wages somewhat.  Tracklaying across the Similkameen  river is now going on again at the railr  head of the Similkameen extension of  the V. V. & E. line, but no one knows  anythingabout an early resumption of  operations in grading beyond Keremeos.  Ralph Smailes was in Greenwood  last week, and is now in New York,  attending to what are believed to be  the final details before the announcement that the long moribund Midway  & Vernon railway is soon to be actively  under construction once more.  Although many in Nelson did not  like the night service being given that  city by the Great Northern, from the  fact that the train is doing a fine busi  ness, the travelling public seems to  appreciate the new arrangement. Travellers from the Boundary to Nelson,  however, will probably use the C.P.R.  exclusively hereafter, as, under the new  schedule, there are several hours to  wait for connections at Marcus���an exciting proposition under any circumstances.  district.  East of Columbia  River           2,763  Rossland     5,898  Boundary   ...     ..  27,825  VEAR.  56,005  119,919  434,25'  Total-..     ...  SMELTER  RECEIPTS,  WEEK.  36,486        610,175  Stage let Sale.  Having installed a range of larger  capacity, I have a 7-foot John Bull  range for sale, at a bargain. In first-  class condition, apply to James Marshall, Hotel Brooklyn, Phoenix, B.C.  Miss Carrie Weir, of Walla: Walla,  arrived Monday to visit her sister, Mrs.  Stoll.  G. H. Barnhart and wife, of Nelson,  were registered at the Hotel Brooklyn  Wednesday.  Arthur Jacobs, of ihe Granby mines  machinist force, went down to the  coast this week, to spend a vacation.  Lome A. Campbell, manager of the  West Kootenay Power & Light Co.,  came.in on Thursday from Rossland.  ��� G. M. Fripp, manager of the British-American Trust Co., at Grand  Forks, was a visitor in camp yesterday.  A. G. Larson, superintendent of the  Centre Star and War Eagle mines at  Rossland, was a visitor here early this  week.  James H. Kennedy, chief construction engineer of the V. V. & E. railway, was here yesterday looking over  the new work being done.  Captain Sainsbury, of the Salvation  Army force at Grand Forks, spent a  couple of days in Phoenix this week,  looking over the camp.  Cecil D. Martin returned Sunday  from his year's work at the Washington Agricultural College, Pullman,  Wash., where he is taking a course in  mining engineering.  Danny Deane, of Deane's hotel, who  has been visiting in the old country,  had his passage booked on the White  Star liner, Celtic, and expects to be in  Phoenix again the latter part of this  month.    He sailed on June 13th.  Frederic Keffer, engineer for the  B. C. Copper Co., who visited the  company's Napoleon mine, near Boyd's,  this week, says that the mine is looking  well. It required 14 horses to haul  the castings for the new crusher to the  mine.  George S. Waterlow, of London,  England, who is largely interested in  the Snowshoe mine, being vice-chairman of the Snowshoe Gold and Copper  Mines, Ltd., will visit Phoenix some  time time this summer, making his  fourth or fifth trip to this camp.  For Sfile.  One-half or whole interest in the  Phoenix Skating RinK. A snap.  Apply to W. J. Prendergast or H. A.  Munro, Phoenix, B. C.  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  COURT OF.REVISION NOTICE.  NOTICE U hereby given, that the first fitting  of the Annual Court of Revision of the Municipality of the city of Phoenix, will be held in the  Council Chamber, City Hall, Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B.C., on Monday, July ijth, ioo7.jit 10  o'clock, a.m., for the purpose of  _......._ ������_._. ...-    ients  and correcting the  . earing' Com-  p'aints againstthe Assessments made by the  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. O.  Pres.; W. D Greenough, Mullan,  Idaho, Vice Pres. and Mgr.; C.I).  Miller, Mullan, Idaho, Sec.; Jus  Carson, Mullan, Idaho, Superintendent. Mr. Carson developed  the Morning Mine, being in charge  11 years.  . The Company  is developing  8  claims   and 3  fractions,  4 miles  from' Mullan, on (.lie Northf-rn  Pacific railroad and si valuable  water right.  There arc30 feet of shipping: ore  in uiglit. An 800-foot tunnel Ulie-  injt driven to cut t'e ore at the  500-foot level, with '100 feet more  to run. A limited amount of  stock will be sold for a short time  at 17J�� cents per share.  Do not allow this opportunity to pass unimproved. The money you invest goes  into development for your benefit.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  ���O<H><K><K>O<>~0-O<>��<K><KKH^ -6  Assessor, and for revising  Assessment Roll  M. M. STEPHENS, City Clerk.  Phoenix, B.C., June 7th, 1907.  Expert  Watch  Re pa ring  Eemember���if your timepiece once gets into thehands of  an inexperienced watch repairer  it's future good conduct is seriously en d angered.  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.  When doing your Spring House Cleaning and making changes, do not  forget that we have that odd piece of  FURNITURE  that you have been wanting���or will  tire seta, in the Latest Styles.  furnish en-  !    Those   New       RUGS     Just Received  {  FURNITURE.  BI 1ST N S  UNDERTAKING.  ���^Q<9  L D. MORRISON,  JEWELER and OPTICIAN.  Time Inspector for G. N. Ry.  ]���**��#*  CAMERAS  We have Ihe best stock of  CAMERAS and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES in  the Boundary, and can furnish  anything along this line for  the amateur or professional.  Calls of   inspection    invited.  McRae Bros. & Smith, Ltd.  Knob IJ ill Ave.  STATIONEKS, ETC.   Phoenix,  B. C.  iam Hunter Co., Limited.  Unminum Aurttur.  ighton & Co  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWER 1082.  Encycloypaedia Britannica, 26 vols,  for sale at less than half cost, Inquire  at Pioneer office.        ,  SMELTER.  Grand Forks  Greenwood..  Boundary Falls  Nelson  Northport ...  Marysville ..  Trail     ' Total ...  141767  9,067  4,021  353  2,846  600  YEAR.  236,61 r  I2'.353  64.534  8,55'  44,255  14,400  9:8,363  Wb Will Sell  ���Subject lo market fluctuation,  T. "D. PHONK 110.  50  10  100  5000  100  B. C. Copper..       8 75  Cons. Smelters       115.00  Dominion Copper     , 0.00  Denoro Mines 09  Furnace Creek 75  3000 Gertir, C.D'A  .20  Wb Will 8km,.  5000 Nicola Coal Mines     Bid.  2000 Panhandle Smelter 11  1000 Rambler Cariboo 32*t,  5000 Sullivan 10J��  100 Snowetorn       3.00  200 Stewart       2.35  Wr recommend any of the higher pi iced flocks as a good investment, particu  lariy the  "coppers" of the Boundary."     We can   fnrnish   these securities in  amounts from  ten shares up, and urge their purchase in preference to stocks  I offered at. a few cents per 'iB'hace, which are in moat cases a pure speculation.  ��������� *3>5>3)4'G      518:8,o'S^ij Write^h tor iajonuMiou.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  K YOt* 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 hand-  at-  some line of men's shirts, in golf  and negligee   with  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats 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 and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underivenr. Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  ._fc��- !m����--J JC��.zsSzsrsrz. uxiti'ila i*M��aii*~-.-"-v>iBx,.*.|  4  4  1  i  8  u  1  ���  4  s  ' J  V  s  i  l 4  i 1  n  > 3  ���3  1 j$

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