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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 5, 1910

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 kM  m ���  .-''������P'.'i ���Y:X-$A<$fyJJti'A^  ^rS^'V  ^J��W&Ji��S��  vo.^iu��i^^^  vi'Wss  ���"-sp��5  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Eleventh Ykar.  PHOENIX, BRiriSH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH 5,  1910  No.  15  SLAUGHTERING  AT  THE BIG STORE  $3.50 $3.50 $3.50  185  PAIRS OF. MEN'S-SHOES,'; to be  sold at a price which comes within  the reach of everybody.  p..This lot consists of���  PATENT  LEATHER  yiGI KID, DONGOLA KID,  AND BOX CALF.  They are made by the best Manufacturers in  Canada* and are well pworth the regular Price of  #4.50 to $6.00.    ;..p..;  Wc Have Placed These Shoes on Sale at���  $330aPAIR  You cannot afford to let this sale pass without  securing one or more pairs.  m  a:  A FEW  EVERY-DAY  PRICES  It*    Otir   Grocery    Department  No. 1 Apples, per box  No. 1 Potatoes, per cwt.  Fresh Made Gov't Butter, 3 lbs.  Morning Glory Eggs, per doz.  New Laid Eggs, per doz.  Case Eggs (Extra Good), 3 doz.  Armour's White Oloud Lard, 5-lb.  pail - -  Nabob Coffee, per lb.  Royal Special Tea, per lb.  $2.50  1.50  45  1.00  1.00  .50  .50  "Most Things Good to Eat  Come  From  This  Stsre  THE  SCO.  THE MANAGER'S  FUiyEPORT  Of British  Columbia  Copper Company  Open Cut Work Heavy���Jackpot Group Valuable Asset  coke. The three blast furnaces (48 in.  x 240 in. at the tuyeres) were in operation for 623 furnace days, the failure  ofthe coke supply previously men-l  tioned causing a loss of approximately  390;'tttjnace days.  "The average tqnnage handled exclusive of coke during the period of  operation was 599.V tons per furnace  each twenty-four hours, making a total  of- '        -:!.���������:]���: '        "���  WILL EXPEND  $7,000,000  Government  Presents  Estimates for Year  ��� " 7'  Tons  B. 0. copper co'.'i Ores...    862,423  Custom Ores.,   ..:    0,061  Converter Blag.... ................      8,949  A summary of the British Columbia  Copper company's annual report appeared in a recent issue of the.Pioneer.  The complete report of J. E. McAllister, general manager of the com-  pariy,' follows:  "Production was interrupted for a  period of three months from May 4th  to August 8; a strike of the coal miners  of the Crows Nest Pass District (from  which our fuel supply is obtained)  causing a cessation of coke shipments,  and the cost of fuel from more distant  points being prohibitive when taken  with the price ot copper.  "The material handled at Mines and  Reduction Works during nine months  operation was:  Mother Lode Mine...  Oro Denoro Mine   Napoleon Mine.........  Tons  Shipped   838,639    11,771   16,614  KTjitti  Toni  Shipped  837,089  18,884  11,950  362,423  6,964  8,939  Custom Ore......  Converter Slag  ToUl.������.....P..P................._���..... ....873,836  "Mother Lode Mine���Operations  are under the direction of Mr. Paul S.  Couldrey, superintendent, and the  greater portion of ore shipped has been  taken from above the. 200 foot level.  During the year the open cut workings  ha.7e been extended in two directions,  and stoping in the underground workings has further increased the ore reserves beyond the estimates, this being  particularly the case on the 400-foot  level, where the largest amount of development work has been performed.  This property has furnished "the bulk  of the ore supply-and the workings, as  well as the surface plant, have been  maintained in excellent condition.  Additional receiver capacity has been  added for the purpose of equalizing the  pressure of the compressed air supply  with very satisfactory results. The  diamond drill exploration has consisted  of 3,680 feet.  "Oro   Denoro   Mine.���The   ore  from this mine being more   basic than  17.8 lbs.  *o985  13.504c  9.9960  $2.6X2  ..'.:."���     '.':}..' 373,886  "Included in the item of Converter  Slag is an amount of 1,588 tons of  Custom Ore and Clay used in con  verter linings. From the above  material handled, Blister Copper to  the amount of 6,366,318 lbs. has been  recovered, containing: <  "A comparison of figures with those  of the year 1909 is as follows:  Fine Copper...; ...�� lbn...6,t2fi,ooo  Gold .PP.. ou..,     1S.M4  ailver.....���...... .���'. U..-......OZS...     64,284  "Appended will .be found Balance  Sheet as at November 30th, 1909, and  Profit and. Loss Account as rendered  by the Auditors,   j V  Yleld'of Copper per ton ol  B.C. Copper Co.'s Ore��_ 17.7 lbs.  Yield of Gold and Silver  per ton, B.C. C. Co.'s OMS $1.06  Average price realized for  copper. .......... 13 03c  Coitof Produclng,Reflnlng t  and Marketing per pound  of   Fine    Copper,   after  credltin g expenditure  with   Gold    and   Silver  Values ���........... ���..~ , 9.829c.  Cost per ton of Ore handled  Including   all    charges  from Ore in place to sale  of the contained Metals... K2.6S3  "In general the standard of opera  tions has been higher than the previous  year, as the expense of closing and reopening, including the period of three  months' cessation on account of coke  shortage, has all been borne by the  balance of the year when operations  were in progress. All' expenditure at  the Mines and Reduction Works for  additions, improvements and mainten-  'ance has been taken up in the Operating Cost for the year, and the various  plants have been maintained in as high  Ernest Miller Promises Good  Grant for Phoenix School  \.  The estimates for the: province of  British Columbia were presented in  the Legislature on Thursday of last  week. The estimated revenue for the  year ending March 31, 1911, is $7,-  000,000. Two and a quarter millions  of this will be derived from timber  licenses, leases and royalties and  another $1,650,000 from land sales  and revenue. Among the other items  of revenue are: Registry fees, $250,-  000; marriage licenses, $14,000; revenue tax, $225,000; reil property tax,  $300,000; personal property tax, $ 160,-  000; wild land, coal and timber tax,  $235,000; income tax, $150,000; mineral tax, $100,000; Chinese restriction  act, $200,000.  Approximately one million will be  spent for educational purposes and  four and a quarter millions for  public works, of which nearly three  million is for roads, bridges and  wharves.  MR. MILLER GETTING RESULTS  Ernest Miller, the member for Grand  Forks, has been working industriously  for his constituency since the opening  of the session and the estimates reflects that he is getting results. Mr.  Miller has" secured an appropriation of  $30,200 for improvement and extension of roads, as compared with  about $13,000 secured last year by the  previous member. He has 4lso: secured $20,000 as a starter for a new  courthouse at Grand Forks and $3,000  in the supplementaries for theconstitu-l  I three months of the signing of the  legal instruments, but not later in any  event than July 1 of this year. The  number of miles to be built each year  is specified. The whole is to be completed within four years of July r.  In order that the line may remain  under the exclusive jurisdiction of the  provincial government the Canadian  Northern Railway Co. agrees that its  lines in this province will be held by a  company incorporated here to be  known as the Canadian Northern Pa.  cine and that it will not have this company incorporated under a Dominion  charter as work for the general advantage of Canada.  The government is given control of  rates. The company agrees not to  appeal to the railway commission  But as a safeguard against the fixing of  destructive and confiscatory rates by  the government the company may appeal to a board of arbitrators, which  board is to be chosen solely by the  government from the supreme court of  British Columbia.  Should the earnings of the first  three years not be sufficient to pay  interest on tlie bonds the government  agrees to lend a sum sufficient to make  up the deficit, such sum to be repaid  within ten year's.. This is the same  as the clause in the Manitoba agreement of which the company made no  use. It is designed to guard against  the possibility of one or two years of  crop failure on the prairies.  Provision is made that future lines  which the company may construct in  this province will come under the  terms of this contract, if their bonds  are guaranteed by the province.  The line is to be up to the standard  of the present main line between Ed-  -monton and Winnipeg. The company  must enter Kamloops either with its  main line or a spur.  Asiatic labor is to be excluded in  the same' way as in the province's  agreement with the Grand Trunk  Pacific. I '  In the Kettle River Valley; railway!  GRANBY BONDS  20 Mineral Claims  Near Phoenix  Consideration About $125,000  ���Will Develop at Once  a state of efficiency as' possible  PHOENIX DEFEATS GREENWOOD  Jailer Packcbattri Battle m Ltcal lc�� Ties  .-.-.'���   *����� .Eveataf P  The junior hockey teams of Green  wood and Phoenix battled for  supremacy on the local ice Tuesday evening,  the locals getting the big end of a 8-3  scoie.  The game  started   at   9   p.m. andj  I ency  1 Although a resident of Grand Forks,  I Mr. Miller is not overlooking the im  I portance and claims   of Phoenix.    He  1 agreement provision is made " for  pay  One of the most important deals in  the history of Phoenix camp is now  under way, whereby the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power  company secures a working bond on  the Summit group and a large number  of claims in Summit camp,-covering  about 1000 acres. .'"'PI'  The property is located about two  and a half miles north east of Phoenix,  and although details of the claims involved cannot be obtained, it is understood the bond, includes about twenty  claims and fractions. The consideration is said to be about $125,000 and  the bond covers a period of two years,  the initial, payment to be made in  twelve months. Among those interested in the sale cf the claims are G.  W. Rumberger, Thomas Roderick,  John Mulligan and L. Y. Birnie of  Phoenix.  The properties have only been slightly developed but are believed to have  large bodies of lowgrade copper ore,  similar to that of the Granby mines.  The Granby company will spend a  large sum of money in prospecting the  newly acquired claims with the diamond drill. The contract for drilling  has been given to Boyles Bros, and  exploratory work will commence immediately on the Summit claim.   '  The bonding of the Summit  group  is but  another illustration of the ex-  I pansion and progressive policy  of the  Granby and of the faith they  have in  the"-'- Phoenix   mining   district.- The  ;���  acreage of the bonded   claims �� about  I merit first of wages and  team hire duel . .   lt_ - ,   ���      .   , -,  ��� I        ,     ��,., .. j,   ,      .-    . I equal to the acreage of   Granby's  pre-  I on the Midway railway and. for  distn 1       �� .   ,..       ���    -m. ���  >- -.     I sent holdings m Phoenix camp.  to  other * v  has secured an appropriation of $1,000  for the city in lieu of the two per cent,  mineral tax. But a grant towards the  building of a new public school here  is the all-important matter which our  member has had to handle for Phoenix.  The school board and  petitioned   for  $10,000.    Mr.   Miller  bution of a further amount  creditors, also that the railway company  shall construct and complete at least  25 miles of grade during the year  1910, commencing and prosecuting  construction  at   not   less  than   three  Brtftt Ul�� E*4ti  Died, in Greenwood hospital Thursday, morning, Gertrude McGillivray,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William  McGillivray,   aged eight years and one  places; at least 50 miles of grade dur-j month.    She had been ailing for about  that of the Mother Lode, it   has  only I      *"c *"' . r,���   "   yf f ���,   "   hTr h7 will be able to   orocure   "^ and UP  the -    , -  i__  .���..._...���_.. .������_..��_..      ���/|both teams showed   wonderful aggres- J writes that he w.ll be able to  procurej ^^ ^ ^.^ four yeafs frotn the  a,tl-lude  been drawn upon as required. Mr  P. XV. hover is in charge at the property, and during the year 1,181 feet of  diamond drilling has oeen done.  "Napoleon Mine.���This property  has been worked intermittently, its pro  duction being diawn upon as required  to make up for the deficiency of sulphides in the other ores. Of the 16,-  614 tons shipped from the mine, 2,120  tons were sold, the balance coming to  this Company's own Reduction Works.  "Jack Pot Group.���Comprises the  Jack Pot, Athelston Fraction, Molly  Pritchard, Coronet Fraction, Iron Clad  Fraction, Florence and Prince, located  in Wellington Camp, operations being  in charge of Mr. H. Johns. The  claims were secured under a working  bond in September of 1908, since  which time prospecting and development have been carried on continuously. In all 2,532 feet of drifts,  tunnels and raises have been diiven  and a large tonnage of ore opened up,  the grade of which will be somewhat  better than the average of the other  properties, the values being chiefly  gold.  "Developments having justified completing the purchase, surface buildings  are in course of construction, and the  Canadian Pacific Railway is now building a line to the property which will  be completed early in March, 1910,  after which shipments will be regularly  maintained. The Company undoubtedly has heie a valuable asset, all of  which has been established during the  past year.  "Lone Star Mine. ��� Work has  been suspended throughout the year  awaiting transportation facilities, although a railway line has been sur  veyed to the mine by the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company.  "Operations at the Reduction Works  ere under the superintendence of Mr.  E. G. Warren, and various improvements have been added to  the  plant,  siveness.    The visitors got best of theI at least a part   ofthe  amount   asked> 1        ,-        f the act  first half, but Phoenix played all around I but has  not   yet   given   up  hopes   of' ***  them    in    the    second   half.      Elmo  getting  an  appropriation  for the full  Geddes was the  star on the  ice  and  amount.     In reply to a wire from  the star on the ice and  made some brilliant rushes; he scored  four goals. Murray three and Mattin-  son one.    The line-ups follows:  F. Tennetti goal    F. J. Boak  G. Biner point J. Scott  A. Mattinson.c. point S. Hart  E. Swanson .. .rover... .F. McMillan  E. Geddes. .. .centre W. Stow  E. Murray ... .1. wing W. Tara  H. Bell.. r. wing W. Bryant  CITY PARLIAMENT  Government Will Be Qaerled   re Appolatmeol  of License Commissioner!  The regular meeting of the city  council was held Wednesday evening,  the mayor and all the aldermen being  present.  A communication was read from the  city solicitor in connection with the  proposed license against non-resident  real estate agents. The clerk was instructed to communicate with Greenwood and Cranbrook councils re their  license fee.  The clerk was instructed to write  the provincial secretary and enquire  why the Phoenix police and license  commissioners have not been appointed, and to point out that the  statutory meeting is close at hand, and  imperative business requires attention.  The city clerk was instiucted to  collect all dog taxes, and to notify nonresidents that all dogs running at large  without having paid license fee will be  impounded.  The police was instructed to inspect  street lights every night and report  any out of commission to the city clerk.  An account from John Love for $3  was ordered to be paid.  Phoenix Pioneer, Mr. Miller says :  "I am pleased to be able to report  that a substantial grant is provided for  assisting in the construction of the  new school in Phoenix. What this  amount will be I cannot say at present  but, in all probability it will be not  less than $6,000."  The government has also provided  for a grant of $250,000 towards the  construction of a bridge across the  Second Narrows at North Vancouver.  This will be of great interest to many  residents of Phoenix.  The estimates include $30,200  roads in Greenwood riding, with  additional supplementary of $1000,  -. have"   ln8'be year 1912  and  the   remainder |a year with heart trouble  but   recently  of the line between Midway and Nicola I became   critically ill,   being   taken   to  north   fork   of the/ Greenwood on  Wednesday   for  lower  Gertrude was bright,   happy  /and cheerful and her death comes as a  J dark shadow to her parents,  who  only  a year ago lost their other bright   little  daughter. ^   the  for  an  Tie EckharU Cemlac  The Eckharts company have secured Phoenix opera house for a three  night's engagement opening Monday,  March 14th. The Eckharts have been  receiving highly complimentary notices  wherever they have appeared. They  are presenting new royalty plays, with  special scenery, and guarantee to make  good or will refund the money. In.  eluded in their company of artists is  Miss Josephine Deffry.  The diamond drill exploratory work  on the Dominion's Rawhide mine has  been completed. About 2500 feet of  cores, were taken from the property.  Greenwood defeated Grand Forks 3  goals to 3 in the latter city last Monday  evening. This practically cinches the  Boundary championship for Greenwood.  ^5asaSHSa5HSHSe^2SaS2SESHSES2SMasaS2SESHSr!SZ5Z5HSESaseSHSES2SanS?j{  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mine* lor   190a,  1901   19a  11903.1904. 1905.  1906. 1907, 1908 and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  THE RAILWAY  AGREEMENTS  Canadian  Northern  and Kettle Valley  Premier   McBride   Introduces  Contracts���Control Rates  Work   has   been ' temporarily  suspended at the Consolidated company's  chief among  which is  the   additional! No. 7 mine, until the compressor plant  storage bin capacity for 1,000 tons of'is repaired.  In the Legislature at Victoria on  Monday Premier McBride introduced  the bill incorporating the Canadian  Northern Pacific and containing the  Canadian Northern contract and the  bill containing the Kettle River agreement. The bills were read the first  time without comment.  The Canadian Northern contract  provides that there is to be a bond  guarantee of $35,000 per mile secured  by a first mortgage and in addition by  a covenant of indemnity from the  Canadian Northern.  Construction is to be  begun within  1902     190s  509.858 393.71*  xi.Soo   71,11)  141,316 138,079  14,811    19.36S  8.53��   M.937       15.537  150  560  Mine.  1 Granby Mines...  ��� anowshoe.���....  I Phoenix Amal._  I B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode���  B. C. Mine   Bmma _  Oro Denoro....  J Bonnie Belle   I Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem.  Idaho.   Rawhide-   Sunset..   Mountn Roac.  Athelstan   Morrison -  j K. Bell..   1 Senator   I Brey Fogle   No. 37   j Reliance..   i Sulphur King���.  ! Winnipeg. ...._.  ] Golden Crown...  I King Solomon...  ! 3ig Copper ���  ] No. 7 Mine..         48s  1 City of Paris   : Jewel   I Riverside- ...  1 Carmi..   i Sally _   I Rambler   j Butcher Boy....  {Duncan   1 Providence   lElfchorn..   : Strathmoie ���  I Golden Bagle   j Preston   j Prince Henry���.       I Skylark ...  1 Last Chance ...  E. P. V. Mine   J Bay.    1 Mavis ��� _  ��� Don Pedro   i Crescent.       -.  1 Bruce..   ! Republic _      ���  I Miscellaneous..        313  1904 ' '����S '9o6  349.703 653.8*9 801,404         8,416  1907 190S 1909 1910 Week I  *��3.S37 1018,747 1,067.983 133,378 13,618 [  ���3S.OOI     48,816     170,360    34,010    3,830 f  174,198 '47.S76 tos.9��o        ���.      1.488  37.9&>     9,48S  16,400     3,007  n,8��4  3.S77  10  108.311  1,711  18.174  14.481  145  311,809  350,433    81,305       8,500 r  7,453   '5.731  ".'Z.'     "s'.6T6  3.339  ���   3J.3SO   45.731  15,108  3.0S6  4,747  S.070  S.150  4^  140,685  1.960  16,03a  48.390  3-S3S  43.��95  11.153  64.173  3��.'7o  3M58  649  66.630        8,953     1.300  5.780  35�� r  10,740  3,801  530  110  3*3  1.450  111  31  1.833  ��  1.415   -  ���������  150  "Si  -"'���'���  '".'"::  '.v.���  ���"s'86  1,060  "���****"  .......  ���"���"-���*  ....._  "So  :::."z  .......  ...'...so  145   39  106  76  90  "65  108  146   119  993  4CO  I67  Soo  710  3��5  50  3=0  60  750  7.0  150  684  '55  73  500.  1,140  40  140  15  S89  40  7O0  10  3��  45  S3  ao  110  1JO  Total,tons.  508,876 690,419 819.808 .133,618 1.161.537 1,148,137 1,487.480 1.598.715352.183 3s 3��8[  lQwbTCo!.t���".,ll3t��j40 401.911  151.596687,988818379   &37.616 1037.544 1.041.837 *�����!�� ".��9  iB C.CopperCo.     148,600  161.913   110,484 110330 H3.740   34L95��     3*4.85��   34L'70    70.166   9,4*  I Dom. Cop. Co-          i3*.57o    3��.93��   84.059 ��i��.8��   153-439  11,666  1 Total reduced.     460,940 697,404 837.6��' 981,877 M7��.43��1,I33.����7 iJ59.oS�� 348.439  K  P  m mmmmm  '���:���:*&  mmfilsM^^  ������:������ xmmw^ F~nP'T^7Haa^:*v,^.--iM.,,!j,1....,  'iji'ifj.fii'it  ;;j||Pppip:p|g|p;  PHOEWIX PIONEER, PHOEHIX, B.C.  ''PP^jpff^Mp'P"'  A?  r-i*  *' ,,^  The PJioenix Pioneer  And Bouoisry Mining Journal.   .  ,   laaoan on satubdats av t����  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  WHOumom m advahcs.  Per Veer^��� ; ���   ��������� MoaUp........   jTothc DaHed Mates, per' year���.....���..  .......  ,. I.f}  . s.S��  T. ALFRED LOVE. ManaoW.  i i. I ''.    Ily.'ll   *���'���  'I    in'  Saturday, March 5,  1910  The current issue of the  Monetary  Times, has, a  lengthy article;  "forty  years of Canadian .banking," and'-contains some interesting  statistics.    The  paid up capital  during  the past  40  years increased 359, per cent, and current loans 1,031, per cent.'; four  decades ago,Canadian banks loaned $'214  for every ;$ 100,of , their capital, , while  today they lend $777.    In   1889 Canada had 41 banks, this year it has'29.  Tbe average deposits per capita are  ' .While much, has been, written' regarding the excellence and suitability  of Canada's Bank Act Jittle has been  heard .of the actual development of  Canadian banking, more especially  from a, statistical viewpoint, says the  Times. Upon the stability of acoun-  try's banking system, its- adaptability  to changing conditions,, lttMnterdepen-  dence uponjthe commercial and monetary.��situation* without,, depends largely the-substantial character and jfKe  extent of national! development. This  is' more especially" the case' w'llh new  cdimVies.'such'as'Canada.'' The con  tinual inflow of capital makes doubly  important the strength of the domestic  banking position: It was recently  shown that- at least $450,000,000 of  United States capital have' been invested in industrial spheres' of the Dc��  niinioh. * Last year, Canadian public  flotations' brought to'this country more  than' $300,000,000. ��� George-Paish,  the English statisticiian, estimates that  during recent years one billion' dollars  of,English capital .have been'sent to  the 1. Dominion. During. the recent  twelve.months'.period, Canada claimed  a-large, share, of .British investments  abroad, two and ,a half millions ster'  ling in excess of that absorbed by the  Argentine Republic and twice as much  as,was obtained,by the United   States.  The ledge has been struck in the  Athabasca mine near Nelson.  A recent shipment ol ore from the  Ethel mine, Trout lake smelted $320  per ton.  An ore shoot from   12  to   15   feet  .wide has been, struck on the  Queen  mines at Salmo.    This is  considered  to be one of the richest strikes in the  history of the Queen.  The Rico property, owned by Joseph Casavallo, situated north of Moyie'  is a very promising gold property, upon  which 200 feet of drifting on the lead  gives showings which are very encouraging and which have yielded assays  of about $67 to the ton,  The output of coal at the mines of  the Crow's Nest Pass Coal company  for the month of January reached the  total of 95,000 tons. Of this total  52,000 was mined at Coal Creek and  43,000 at Michel. This is an averagc  ofover 4,100 tons daily, and is the  record for these mines.  The St. Eugene mine, owned by the  Consolidated Mining and Smelting  Co., is' employing about ?8o men  underground and with mill and surface hands, has a payroll of $40,000,  which is distributed to 350 men per  month. Last year the company took  out over 142,000 tons of ore, which,  when treated at the smelter and re  finery, situated at Trail, yielded $705,-  000.  The Sullivan group of five copper  claims on Moresby Island has been  sold, thiough O. Gerle, tb a Vancouver  syndicate, for $50,000, practically all  cash. Mr. Gerle states that the syndicate, headed by JP Pierport Morgan,  has recently bought the Sweede group  on Moresby Island. It is expected  that a smelter will be erected at the  Swede group within six months, capable of handling all the ore taken out  on the Queen Charlotte Islands.  The Aurora Mines and Milling com  pany have a fine property, located on  the west side of Lake Moyie, about  three-quarters of a mile from the St.  Eugene. In No. r level, there is about  500 feet of drifting with 100 of crosscuts, giving fine showing of high-grade  ore. On No. 2 level they have 350  feet of drifting with over 100 feet of  raising, in which about 35,000 tons of  oie is already blocked out. Raising  is started- on No. 1 level and in the  course of a few days they hope to be in  contact,with the main'ore body. They  have started sinking a winze from  2-08  Cure that CongI*  Prevent Another  There is a double benefit iu using  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and Cod  Liver Oil. It cures, it fortifies ; it  removes the immediate trouble, drives  away the cough, soothes the irritated  surface,heals the inflamed membranes  and at the same time, owing to its  tonic properties,builds up the system  as a whole.  Its results are marvellous.  " A bottle  in   tlie   house  is   a  wise  precaution.  All dealers keep  MATHIEU'S SYRUP  Of Tar and Cod Liver Oil  . J. L. MATH1EU CO., Props.. SHERBROOKE, P.Q.  DUtrlbutors for Wsstsrn Canad., Foley Bros. Larson Sl Co., Vsncourar, Edmonton, Wlnnlpef.  gjwwwj,Nm?w  65.  S3  DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.  jp: ' This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by E3��  SS= hot' water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation =3  8^    of the public.    Everything, Neat,  Clean and Up-to-Date.    Meals   f*  ^^" ''���''''' ��� ^m��  ��"���'���- served at all hours, special attention being given the Diningroom. -*.  6= Centrally Located on tlie Bridge, Fifth Street, Phoenix. /=8  STEAM   HEATED.  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING.  TELEPHONE   48.  ^iUiUiUiuaiauuiUihuiauuiiUiUiaiUiiiiiiiiuii^iiiUiUt^  MATHIEU'S SYRUP  ���I Tar 4 Cod Liver Oil  Lsrje Bottle 35c.  aUTHlEU'SNEnVIHEFOWDERS  Box ���! 18 Powders 25c,  From ill dealers  No.  a level and a few shifts more should be  1 . v -' '    i  enough for them to be sinking in ore  ground. As soon as weather permits  handling of these ,ores,, shipments will  be commenced  Prof. Irwing Fisher, professor of po-  "liticall"ecc>nomy'in"Yale, said" recently  in one of his lectures, "We are headed  toward a financial and industrial panic.  Prices are>rising with amazing rapidity,  and the chief cause is the increase in  gold, production. We had a small  panic in 1907, and there was a timely  recovery because of the influx of still  more gold. Present conditions indicate that another crisis is due before  long." There is no doubt that the  present condition as regards prices is  decidedly abnormal, and it needs but  little economic wisdom to see the advisability of being prepared for any  -'sudden change such as appears in the  very nature of the case only too likely  at no very distant date.  ^Asaya-Neuroll"*'1'  THE    NEW    REMEDY   FOR  Nervous Exhaustion  Grief and worry drain the nervous system with disheartening  rapidity. The signs are lack of  interest, lack of appetite, insomnia. The only remedy is Food, Rest  and nerve repair. "Asaya-Nstt-  vlaxx," is and makes possible this  cure. It feeds the nerves, induces  sleep, quickens the appetite, aids  digestion, restores nerve vitality.  $1.50 per bottle. Obtain from  the local agent.  JOHN I<OVE.  a��t  Scotch Philosophy  - A man's life is full -of crosses and  disappointment. He comes into the  world without his consent and goes  out against his will, and the trip between" is a hard one. When he is  little the big girls' kiss him. When he  big the little girls kiss him. If he is  poor, he is a bad manager, if he is rich,  he is dishonest. If he wants credit he  can't'get it, if he is prosperous, every  body wants to do him a favor. If he  lis in politics, he is a grafter, if he keeps  out of politics, he is no good to his  country. If he does not give to charity,'  he is a stingy cuss, if he does, it is for  show, .if he is actively religious, he is a  hypocrite, not interested in religion he  is a hardened sinner. Cares for people,  soft disposition, cares for no one, hard'  hearted. Dies young, great loss, lives  to old age, outlived hit calling. . If he  saves money, he's a grouch, if he  spends, he's a loafer, if you get it,  you're a grafter, if you don't get it,  you're a bum.    So what's the use ? "  A SELF-CONFESSED,  "HAM" OPERATOR  . Henry V.  Mudge was  recently appointed president of the   Rock   Island  railway.    Asked how he had won his  way   from track laborer  to  president,  he said he could point to no one factor.  His   conclusions   were   expressed  in  these aphorisms:   "It is the work a man  leaves undone and .worries over that  kills.    Opportunity may knock several  times, but it is the man who recognizes  his opportunity the first   time   it   presents itself, and is readv for an emergency who   wins.    The   man  who  is  taking proper interest in his work is so  busy that  quitting-time  conies before  he wants it to.    I used to be a "ham"  telegraph operator out in   Kansas myself, and I believe it  is   a  good thing  for a man  to  remember  his own   experience when dealing with shortcomings of others."  15-OENT COPPER  PREDICTED MAY 1  Although the recently published  statement of the Copper Producers'  Association showed a'heavy decrease  in the stocks of copper'in the United  States, it has as yet had no marked  effect on the general trade, but pro  ducers have been greatly encouraged,  and ihere is" no disposition to piess the  metal for sale. If fact, many expert  ODservers are confident that the price  is gradually hardening, and certain  producers predict that a t quotation cif  15 cents a pound will be established  by May ist.���N.Y. Financial News.  I  ��^aoapaw^  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms,  Steam   >    Heated  ��   JAMES MARSHALL, Prop.  The new C.P.R. station at Merritt  is now practically complete; and the  employees are now settled1 in their  new quarters.  An extraordinary career of fraud in  which, without instruments and with a  fake diploma, a young Englshman  practised dentistiy and stopped teeth  wilh ordinary chewing gum was brought  to a climax on Tuesday at Nelson,  when Arthur Stanger, alias A. Pinch-  back, was sentenced to six months in  jail. He operated at Slocan and New  Denver.  Aids Nature  The great success of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery in curing weak stomachs, wasted bodies, weak  lungs, and obstinate and lingering coughs, is baaed'on  the recognition of the fundamental truth that "Golden  Medical Discovery" supplies Nature with^ body-building, tissue-repairing, muscle-making materials, in condensed and concentrated form. With this help Nature  supplies the necessary strength to the stomach to digest  food, build up the body and thereby throw off lingering  obstinate coughs. ��� The "Discovery" re-establishes the  digestive and nutritive organs in sound health, purifies  and enriches the blood, and nourishes the nerves���in,  short establishes sound vigorous health.  // your dealer offer* mometMlaa "laat aa good,'*  It la probably better FOR HISI���lt pay* better.  Sat yoa are thinking ot tbe cure not tbe profit, am  there's nothing "laat a* good" for yoa.    Say ao.  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser, In Plain English; or, Me*  icine Simplified, 1008 pages, over 700 illustrations," newly revised up-to-datt  Edition, paper-bound, sent for 31 one-cent stamps, to, cover cost of mailing  tab.   Qoth-bound, 50 stamps.   Address Dr. R. V/Pieroe, Buffalo, N. Y.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1909 PRE RECORD  Shipments aad Smeller Receipts Por Year to  Date.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for loto to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary   42,289     317,076  Rossland      Afii1        38,970  East Columbia River 7,447        60)819  Total 54.567  SMELTER    RECEIP1S���  Granby  28,267  B.C. Copper Co. ..   9,200  Trail    10,993  416,865  209,863  75.925  81,'751  To'al  48,460    307.039  In   Cranbrook   a   bylaw   is   being  framed for the sale of the city's interest  ... . .    , 1  in   the   joint   municipal   government  buildiug, the proceeds therefrom to be  devoted to the purchase  of a site for  the erection of a municipal building.  FURNITURE  A glance at our windows and displays will give  you ideas and 'suggestions as to how to make  you Home more attractive and comfortable. Its  . satisfying to get such real Bargains as we offer.  . Call and have a look at our new Stock of  RUGS JUST IN.  Picture Framing A Specialty-  C. F. EDWARDS  OLD  IRONSIDES  AVENUE  fam*mam0a*ama*i^^  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Importt d and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As wc ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment. ���  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B   C.  wtt*0***a*m+**m*mw**m>%**m**  L I  ma uvtur m  '    '   UNDER  NEW   MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CLASS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, 0RAVING, Etc., st Resson-  able Rate's.  Wo aim to Plsasa and Solicit an Opportunity.  DRV WOOD IN ANY QUANTITY  McElroy Bros.  (PHONE 34)  Phoenix, BX.  Hams, Bacon, Lard  - Burns' Choice Imperator Hams  Burns' Choice Imperator Bacon  Wm. Davies ^Toronto) Hams  Wm. Davies (Toronto) Bacon  Shamrock   Pure    Leaf    Lard  The Quality is Excellent, and the Prices are Right.  P. BURNS & Co.,Ud Phoenix, B.C.  PHONE    NO.   IS  ECONOMY IS PROMOTED  By the systematic -��.nd jtnlicioup care of money  By making frequent deposits in the Interest Department  By carrying an account in the Bushiest! Department  and paying for everything by check.  Household Laundry Work  A ��� multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundr'ying done at the Reco Laundry   ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello I  A 10  Reco Laundrv  THE  AMERICAN MINIM REVIEW  ESTABM8UED     IN     18B8.  THE MOST   PRACTICAL   HINERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. & j&  It givjs all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, wsll illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. ::::::::  83   PER  YUAR-9A.V1P1>B   ON   REQUEST  Published every Saturday at Loa Angeles, California.  THIS PLAN  I  Curbs wasteful expenditure  Keeps an accurate tab up.ni outlay  Eases business transactions P  Advances business prosperity    -  Always helps business men  BEGIN TODAY NCT TOMORROW OR LATER.   ASK HOW NOW  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Savings Bank Department at All Offices  87 Branches Throughout Canada 87  CORRESPONDENTS   ALL   OVER   THE  WORLD  DRAYING  Of all   kinilw  promptly  utinntU'r'  to.    Rapid  Express and Bai'KHKe .  Transfer.   Careful attention io'i.  ordurB. l'lionu ACP  jAriES a. ricKEOWN  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Life arid  Accldea Insurance.  Qeneral Agen. '-"-'  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  S.   O^HAKXEY  SHAVING PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  ':  Next Door to McRric Bros      if       ,   :     -X..  Kuob Hill Avtiue. PHOKNIX, B. C  Maiihew's Borkr Shop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  ���BATHS.   IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge,No.36  ,.;;: A; F.and A. MP -.  Kcitu'.ni'coDiniuulcBtloti 8 p. ni.'    ftn  ��;>   6nU Thursday of each month.:'  ' ��� UmerKcnt meetings sscallcdiMstonlc  Halt. McHsle Block.  W.S COOK  Secretary.  K.S. FRASHR  W.M.  i. o. o. f:  SNOWtUIOK I.QUC.K NO. ����''  Meets every Monday Evening  at Miners'lis!  VIkUIhr brethren cordially invited.  T  Ail.oVR, Noble Urand  W. A. nctCAKD, Fin  Sec).  W. A   Cook,  Record.    Becy.  PIIOKVIX    AKUII5   NO.  1SH  kfiESAitfS. MeetsinUiifoiHIali  Kridav  rvcliliiK-.  Visiting    brolhrt��  always welcome  '. Thor on, w\ |\  I'rrhi U, Jl.i/ili  W.8*  K.ofP.LODi.E.No.28   PHOliNi'X, B.C.   Meolf" every Tuesday  Kvknino at 7.30   :     :  Sojourning Brothers Cordially  Wtlcomed.        :       :       :  W X. HKKK1NS.C.C.  K.H. McCRACKHN  K. Of R.  S. -  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phone B32  Johnson & Anderson  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE  HOLDEN AT GRAND FORKS  Between George R. Drake, Plaintiff  (judgment creditor', and Mr��. Betty  Lai son, defendant (judgment debtor.)  " NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I  will offer for gale bv Public Auction, on  the front steps of the Court House, in  Grand Forks, B C. at the hour of 12  o'clock'noon, on Wednesday, the 2nd  day of March, 19X0, the following property, viz.: Lot Nnrnhei 22, and part of  Lot 21. Block 13, Plan 59, in the city of  Phoenix, B.C., in order to satisfy a  judgment obtained by- the plaintiff  against the dependent for 1207.75, and  interest and costs. The charges aopear-  ing on the register against the suid defendant, together with date of regis ration are as follows: Judgment registered  14th Aoril, 1910, amount $267.75, judgment debtor, Mrs. Betty Larson, judgment creditor, George R. Drake.  Dated, 17th February, 1910.  H. C. Keiiman,'  Sheriff Grand Forks and Greenwood Electoral Districts.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM  F.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  McKinley Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of' Yale  District.  Where located:���In Providcnro Camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, A. A. Mr.In-  tosh. Free Miner's Certificate No. B26468,  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, ��� must bo commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this Fifth day of January, A .D.  1910.  7'8 A. A  MoINTOSH.  tossss*sasss*s*s*ss����s*������sM��(*(��s**��ti*��*(fi��tt����st  1     THE KING'S HOTEL     1  "The Pride of the Boundary." ���  PHOENIX, B. O.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally located, culinery department par excellence* and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  The King's Grill  Short Ordtr ��rleals served in the King's GRILL at all hours.  ���      E. P. SHEA, Proprietor W. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  COLmBAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 189.S.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home lor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  HaB a preparatory class for junior stud-  ntB, doing gradis public school work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education m  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladioa'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and tlie degree of B.A. can be obtained frorii Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D.,Princi��  wd ;��r Bev. - J.- PrBowelU Bursar;  \  r)  m  m  'urn--.  m  &���'.  P  Up.  Bx  I  3v>.  SP  m  S";:  1  i .1  A?  m-99:0M<mM  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOENIX, B.C.  -   /     ,:: ���-������ ���������������������'.���<'��������������� :-:";.-: ':';'.,r'^  Here's a Hirit!  GOOD qitKAM OK MILK, hucIi us the PHOENIX DAIRY BKAND.ie  the bimle of a tempting meal. It niukus everything taste bettor. Try it���-  and you'll alwuyx buy it.    All milk ia ucreated before being tiold.  W. AV.MGKAY: St, SONS,  'PHONE E 32 DKLivitjucD to All Paktb op thk City  D. J. Matheson  3n0ura��ce -agent  M��Ki.rrv   iio.niih,      ���.  COMMlH-tlONlCU    VOU  THE BUDGET  TAKING  PHOENIX,  Yout Opportunity  Now is your chance to secure many of the little decorations-  arid requirements of the home at  Bargain prices.    Wc have  a large and varied selection of articles left over  from  Christmas which we wish to clear, und are ofTeting them at a big  reduction.     Buy yourself a   present  now Rt half-price.  McRAE BROS... LTD..  STATIONERY      PAPERS      MAGAZINES  The Provincial Treasurer  Shows Big Surplus-  Balance in Bank.  HEART  TROUBLE"  ^HEADACHE, WEAKNESS,  "X Suffered With for Yearis-Pc-ru-na Cured  Me Entirely,"  "We are only little ones, but we know Zam-  Buk eased our pain and cured our sores. Perhaps it would cure you, too, if you tried it?"  Isn't this sound advice from  "babes and sucklings?" Take it I  The speakers aro the children of  Mrs. L. Webster, of Seymour St.,  Montreal, and the mother adds  weight to their appeal. She says:  " My little girl contracted scalp  disease at school. Bad gatherings  formed all over her head, and not  only caused the child acute pain  but made her very ill. The sores  discharged, and occurring on tlie  scalp we feared she would lose  all her hair. She was in a pitiable  plight when  we   tried  Zam-Buk,  but a few day.' treatment with th's  Lalm gave her ease. Then the  sores began to hea', and we continued the Zam-Buk treatment  In a short timeshejvasquite h alcd.  "My little boy sustained a serious scald on the neck. It set up  a bad sore, and quite a few thing;  we tried failed to heal it or give  him ease. Once more wc tunic I  to Zam-Buk, and v/n were nut  disappointed. It acted like a  charm in drawing away th- pain,  and soon healed th..- wound."  Zam-Buk is "something different" in the way of balms. It  contains powerful healing' herbal essences, which, as soon as applied  to skin diseases, kill off the germs and end the painful smarting.  Other essences contained there eo stimulate the cells thai new  healthy tissue is speedily formed. Eczema, itch, ulcers, cold  sores, abscesses, festering sores, blood poisoning, chronic wounds,  cold cracks', etc., are healed and cured in this way. Use it for all  skin injuries and diseases. It is also of great service for piles. All  druggists and stores at 50 cents box, or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  1RI-.1- BOX  Send uu t eont  ���In 111 p for po.-t-  UKo, una wo will  iiuiU trinl box  tne. Mention  thin.  Phoervix  Beer  Pure and wholesome.     Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from  the  North  in Summer.  by 'ars'Si    " BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY?    Bacaiise its   iniinufaoturera employ  all of their energy to   the  turning out ol a  perfect  Beer from  the bent materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL'AND''NATURAL ICE,   ETC.  PHONE 23  P Hoe nix   Brewing-.'   Go.  "m.  i***T*aa*a***M*aaa*a*m*a**m*  w*0**m**0m****��m**mM0*0*tm**0*m*m.  Greenwood StagC   Ll 11Q  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a. m. ]  '' ���." lower town, 10.00 a.m. j-Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood       -     ���   3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoknix Okkicb,  With MoBae Baos., Knob Hill Ave.  Ii.   M.   LAING.  Prop  ro*��>*  4MMM*t>MSM  II H*ll��Slllll��SW(SSOl  NOTICE.  NOTICE is HEREBY GIVEN that  the Canadian Pacific Railway company  (Less-Re and exercising the franchises  of the Columbia & Western Railway)  has this day filed in the district land  registry office at Kamloops plan, profile  and book of reference showing a change  in location on the Motherlode branch of  the said.Columbia & Western Railway  between mile 3.5 and mile 4, and that  thirty days hereafter or so soon as the  application can be heard, the said company intends to apply to the board of  Railway Commissioners for Canada for  approval of the said plan.  Dated this 19th clay of January 1910.  ; ; :R Mabfolb,  '   General Executive Assistant,  ���   Canadian Pacific Railway Co.  If  m  Violet WitcHhazel  Cream  The ideal lotion for Chapped Hands aud roughness  of the skin���a sure protection against the March  winds, and beautifies the complexion. You'll get a  Dollar's worth of satisfaction out of every bottle-  price 35c. Also a full line of Cold Creams and other  Toilet Requisites.  CURATIVE  SKIN   SOAP  A healing and anticeptic Soap, specially prepared for  tender skin , keeps it in a good healthy condition:  price 25c.  LOVESDRUG STORE  PRESCRIPTIONS   CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO.  UPPER TOWN > PHOENIX, B.C.  Bargain Sale  IN  IIANO -MADE   SHOES  Call in and Let Us show  You the Quality of Footwear we can offer You;  Shoes that will both Fit  and  Wear   :::::::::  Phoenix Railway Tlmeltble.  C   P.   R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 2.00 p.m.  Arrives     P. .. ..     5.35 p.m.  GREAT   NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. ..     9.00 a.m.  Arrives     .. .. ..     5.10 p.m.  COPPER  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  iu this new and greatly enlarged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than the  Bible���though not necessarily a better  book because of its gi eater bulk. It is  filled with E'ACTS of vital imporance to  Vol. VIII. issued May, 1909, contains  1600 pages, with nearly 50 per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions and  on statistic.', have been carefully revised  and the bulk of the matter therein is  ENTIRELY   NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brand?, (mules, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes, Terminology,  Deposits by Districts Statos, Countries  and Continents; Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.  The Copper Handbook   is conceded! v  the  World's Standard Reference  Book On Copper.  THK INVESTOR  THK SPECULATOR  THK METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  PROVINCIAL.  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  A. T. TURANO, Proprietor t  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent to  you, all carriage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned it unsatisfactory, or paid for if it units. Clin  you afford not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value 'o you?  PKICE is $5 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  Horace J.   Stevens  j6,  Sheldkn Building,  Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.  The C.P.R. shops at Revelstoke  will be enlarged.  Fifty thousand fruit trees will be  planted around Creston this spring.  Genuine opals have been discovered  in Deadman's creek, near Kamloops.  An outbreak of smallpox has ocS  curred in towns on the Arrow Lakes  About $5000 per month goes out of  Nelson to pay for real estate at the  coast.  If is proposed to hold a National  Apple show in Vancouver next No  veenber.  The explosion of an acetylene gas  plant at the Kootenay hotel, Moyie,  did $3000 damage.  Cranbrook is proposing to have a  salaried chief of its fire department  and paid assistants.  Vernon board of trade has requested  lhe city council to make a grant for  advertising the locality.  There is a movement afoot in Vernon  and the Okanagan valley   generally for  ! the promotion of bee keeping.  Instead of granting Kelowna hospital with free power and light, the city  council has been recommended to increase its grant from $250 to 400.  A seam of coal 17 feet thick has  been discovered at Massett inlet, on  Queen Charlotte islands. There are  several other seams of lesser thickness.  A new road from Nicola towards  Aspen Grove is to be begun in the  spring. It is to be of an easier grade  than the present one and will shorten  the distance by several miles.  Dr. R. Bed, a prominent physician  of Vancouver, is in jail at Sealtte,  charged with smuggling five pearls,  worth between $4000 and $5000 into  the United States.  The activity in Vancouver realty  and building circles is shown by the  fact that the February totals in both  fields will be double the transactions  Ior the corresponding month last year.  The Stewart I^and company, located  at Stewart, the principal mining camp  in the Portland Canal district, has  within the past few months paid no  per cent, in dividends, amounting to  about $20,000.  J. W. U'ilks has resigned the secre-  tary-ireasureship of the O-iOyoos Farmers' institute on account of his ap.  proaching departure for the Old Coun  try. V. 1). Wade has been selected  his successor.  The budget speech was delivered in  the legislature at Victoria on Friday of  last  week   by  Hon.   VV.   J.    Bowser.  The speech occupied two hours in delivery.     Unusual credit  was taken by  Mr. Bowser for   the   prosperity in  the  province as due  to  the  Conservative  government.     Outside  of  this,   however,   he  dealt   exhaustively wilh the  various industries of the province, the  figures given showing the   remarkable  development that is taking place in this  province at the present time.    As an  instance of it an estimate made by the  minister as to  production  during the  past year showed that for every unit of  population $315   was , produced, or a  total for the province of $82,500/000  under the heads of manufacture, mining, agriculture,  fishing  and   lumber.  The record for. the  year  showed that  the surplus was over $900,000 for nine  months, which   would  be $1,100,000  for the year.  The debt of the  province has   been  reduced by over $932,000.    'I'he government has on hand in the bank over  $6,000,000.   In spite of this, however,  the   minister   warned  the  legislature  against injudicious expenditure.    This  represented the  proceeds, he  said, of  the sale of the natural resources of the  province, and there was danger  that'  the times would not always be as prosperous as they are now.    This .surplus  was   being  used  to  redeem the outstanding   bonds   of the  province,  as  these were offered at favorable prices.  Mr. Bowser pointed out  that  while  before the reserve put on by the gov  ernment vast amounts of timber lands  taken up far in advance of immediate  likelihood  of  being  utilized, yet   the  province derived benefits as the holders  had to pay licenses each year and were  ready to co-operate  if necessary with  the government in protecting from fire  and for reforstation.    The minister announced that the new move is to be  taken this year in starting experimental  orchards in various parts of the province.    A grant  of $10,000 was proposed for this, which would allow of 15  orchards in different  parts  being laid  out by  private  enterprize  assisted by  the government.    He announced that  $20,000 is to be spent in  connection  with Salvation   Army  in  an effort: to  solve the domestic help problem in the  province.    In connection with'ftixatibn  on lands held by  railways in the province Mr. Bowser said officials were at  present assessing railway lands'.'  For six years and nine months the  surpluses piled up by the McBride  government have been $4,600,000.  On March 3r, 1909, the liabilities of  British Columbia over the assets were  over 3,294,577 as compared with $8,-  764,442 in 1904.  Alias Alblna Chauvla, No. 60 Rue Agnes, St. Henri, Montreal, Con., wrltei's  -I consider Peruna bettor than any other remedy, as It cured mo when  nothing else could. I suffered for years and yearn with heart trouble;  headache and weakness. I nevor expected to find anything to cure mo. I  saw one aay, in "La Prosse,'? that Peruna was excellent and I tried it. One  bottle; produced �� change In me and if the price bod been $100 a bottle I  would have paid It gladly. I have taken six bottlos and am entirely CUjed.  Staue accept my thanks and beat wishes for your Peruna."  Thanks  WisHesFor  Many cases of heart trouble are caused |     Such a condition of the stomach  by reflex disturbances.  , Derangements of   the  stomach   and  liver produce sy thp toms of hear t trouble  Catarrh of the stomach is a very frequent cause of sympathetic heart disease.''  Palpitation, shortness of breath and  bloating after meals are the moat prominent symptoms.  also liable to produce headaches of th*  worst sort.  ' Medicines that palliate the symptom*  will never lead to a cure.  It is tho effect which Poruna has ujiom  the stomach, healing the mucous membranes and restoring tho natural funo��  tion of the stomach, that causes Feru&s>  to bring such prompt relief.  Th�� Pioneer for Fih�� Commercial Printing  -THE-  ONLY  =WAY=  Mining Men Meet  at Vancouver  To Mint Our Own Gold  As a result of representations to the  Dominion government by gold producers of the Yukon and the department of mines it is almost certain that  certain changes in the regulations governing tbe transference of gold in Canada will be made, which will revert to  the royal mint in Ottawa, the gold of  the Yukon and British Columbia which  is now sent to the United States mint  in San Francisco or to Seattle by the  Dominion assay office.  The first session of the western  branch of the Canadian Mining Institute was held in Vancouver Saturday,  when about 40 visitors were present.  Ewing Buchan filled the chair. Thomas  Kiddie gave an address on the progress which the industry has made in  British Columbia of late. Campbell  Sweeny, of the Bank of Montreal,  also spoke.  \V Fleet Robertson, provincial mineralogist, was elected chairman of the  western section.  The government will be petitioned  for telegraphic communication with  Stewart, on the Portland canal, by the  institute.  The institute adjourned, to meet in  Grand   Forks   for   its   next    meeting.  The session passed a resolution  asking the Dominion government to  remit the duty on life-saving apparatus  used in mines. Such equipment is  said to be manufactured only in Europe,  and it is thought that the heavy duty  now prevailing has handicapped efforts  to have mines provided with it. In  the States there is no duty on such  apparatus. Representatives of the  Vancouver and Victoria boards cf  trade piomised endorsement of ,that  proposal.  Andrew Moyes has been appointed  deputy mining recorder for the Osoy  00s division, with  an office   at   Olalla.  NEW LOCATION  The American Hand Laundry has  moved into their new buildinp, back ol  Idaho compressor, being more suitable for business. Send a card and  your laundry will be called for and  delivered.  Mrs. F. J. COWLES, Proprietress  THK reader of a newspaper will readily agree that it  is necessary for a merchant with any pretension to  aggressiveness to advertise. Merchants are also aware  of this fact. Therefore it would seem that it is simply  a question as to what form the advertising will follow.  Newspaper  Advertising   Is  Hi? Most Inexpensive  and in fact THE ONLY WAY to communicate between the buyer aud the purchaser  ��� THE ���  PHOEiNIx'pIONEER  IS THE BOUNDARY'S GREAT PUBLICITY MEDIUM  WE place the story of your wants in the hands of out-  large list of subscribers at tlie rate of TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR. The advertiser cannot circularize or personally canvass the field we cover for  that amount. The man who has no business with  advertising has no business to advertise.  For advertising rates or further information address  THE PHOENIX PIONEER Igg^JJ^^  ;y*^P^^  x-w  . 'J  .Vvi'ii'Wf'ift'fM-VLi.v).  PHOENIX HQMEER, PHQENIX, B.C.  ��plg  ''"ll  ISA  ff  "Let us Show You Our  Stock. If You Appreciate Quality, Our Prices  Speak for Themselves.  We wish to announce to the Gentlemen of Phoenix that we are now opened up aud ready for business, in the Store  formerly occupied by P. W. George & Col We carry a complete line of EVERYTHING IN GENTS FURNISHINGS  and can guarantee to fit yon out in Clothing that will make you feel proud of yourself. Everything in our Store offered for  sale is NEW and only the HIGHEST QUALITY OF GOODS is carried. We have no old, shoddy or shop-worn stock  with which to give you so-called Bargains.      We buy from  old reliable   and  recognized  leaders for everything  in  clothing.  We Fit Your Figure  -both   Financial  and Personal  N. J. CARSON & COMPANY, Lowe* Town,  International   Investment 1  and Realty Company     I  INCORPORATED FEBRUARY,   *9J0 f  The subject of Finance is one which interes's every one with a  peculiar fascination. The International Investment and .Realty Company, Incorporated, buys, improves and sells Real Estate, on its own  account, in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia; Builds  and Sells Homes on the Installment Plan, and does a General Commission business. We have also supplemented the business with a  Cumulative Gold Bond, issued to subscribers, who pay for their Bonds  on the monthly payment plan. Subscribers for'these Gold Bonds receive^ interest upon their monthly payments, compounded annually.  The Company's $300,000 of capital stock stands behind each and  every Bond issued.  Get your savings to work, making more money for you, by buying  one or more ol these Bonds. ' List your real estate with us���or, better  still, sell it to us. Write for booklet, or call and-investigate our Gold  Bond plan.  3 In and Around Phoenix M  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  1 NTEREST . TO   PHOENICIANS.  Services in the Methodist church to  morrow will be held at 7.15 p.m.  Charlie King writes tbe Pioneer that  he is now the head of the Rajah  comic! j pany and is leading them  to  triumph  SHI in  Vancouver.    After   a   three-weeks'  a&!.  L. Y: Birnie was in Grand Forks on I     Before   buying your furniture else-  Saturday. ,,   ��� j where, call on R. J. Gardner.  International Investment & Realty CO.  J. L. MARTIN, Manager /  Phone Main 3        Eagle Block       Spokane, Wash:  Gentlemen 1  I beg to inform the Gentlemen of Phoenix'that-1  have taken over the TAILORING , Business,  conducted for years by Mr. Robert Horrell,  and  will continue the sanie in the old stand.   Having  already   been   in   the    Tailoring   business    in  Phoenix for a number, of years, my workmanship  - is  well. known.  , I will  carry -a  stock "of the  NEWEST' SUITINGS, arid Fashion Plates, and  can guarantee satisfaction.    A' trial solicited. -  ~-v -\ ���" 'P. -1        .*?'  Julius Cat son  -  FRES M    M ILK  That pronounced presence of Rich Cream is  found  only   '  in Purest Milk.   That ia the  kind   we  sell.    We4 inv.:te  '        you to become a judge by giving us a trial.   Phone Orders  to E. 32, and same will be promptly attended to and  de- ,  livered daily.      - ....  :;-V    W: A. Mc KAY & SONS  ^AYA-NEURALL  "   > (TRADE MAK^>  ; , IS   RECOMMENDED    ���  when a person,"young or old, through overwork, worry, intense excitement  grief, alcoholic or other excesses, or from other recent or known,causes, has  overstrained and exhausted the nervous system, and as the result, does not  ���sleep;well, wakes up tired, is' depressed, 'learfnl, inclined to perspire at the  least irritation, has indigestion, lack of appetite, and is, to sum up in a phrase,  entirely unstrung. Such'conditions are evident to everyone, and are common in every family, and can by early treatment of brief duration by this  preparation, with its threefold effect' of feeding the nerve tissue, enabling  sleep to be obtained and food to be desired "and digested, be quickly overcome. ^  .     V LARGE BOTTLES, $1.50  r -_- One bottle, taken three times a day according to directions, affords  treatment for about 40 days, all that is usually required for ordinary derangements of the nervous system. - ' J  Samples and regular size bottles may be obtained at  LOVE'S DRUG STORE  ���mi parlors  POOL TABLES AND BOWLING ALLEYS  Complete Line of  Pipes  Tobaccos  Cigars  and  Cigarettes  Always in Stock  NEW   FIRST-CLASS  in connection.  AN EASY SHAVE  STYLISH  HAIRCUT  RERRESHING  MASSAGE  INVIGORATING  SHAMPOO  J. G. Miles, Tohsorial Artist  Finest Selection  Confectionery  Try  The Famous  Kohinoor  Chocolates  There ate none  Better  The steam laundry will reopen, in  a few days. '  - For sale, good coal heater; apply at  Pioneer office  Firstclass dry wood, any length, for  sale; phone E32.  Pay day and real estate agents will  both come next week.  .Order your spring suit from Wallace,  the tailor���lower town.  ,    Dry wood in car lots.    Apply to ].  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Board and rooms at the Cottage  hotel.���VV. Sutcliffe, prop.  , A. - B. \V. Hodges returned from  Los Angeles on Monday.  Subscribe for the Pioneer and get  the latest Boundary news.  Mrs. Graham and her daughter,  Mrs. D. A. Grant, went to Spokane on  Thursday.  For cleaning and pressing try Wallace, the tailor; goods called for and  delivered.  Team work of all kinds promptly  attended toj apply to W W. Miller,  phone E32.  Four ore cars jumped the track near  Eholf on Wednesday, but no serious  damage resulted.  G. XV. Rumberger left yesterday  morning for Regina, Sask, to look after  his interests there.  Mrs. Hagerman arrived from Prince-  1" ton this week' on a visit to her daughter,  Mrs Thomas'Baird.  ''   Dr. Simmons,, dentist, will be at his  office - in  the   bank   block,   Phoenix,  from the ioth to 13th inst.  A long-distance telephone booth has  been added to the' conveniences for  guests at the Hotel Brooklyn.  The   Grand   Forks  ladies'  hockey  team defeated the ladies' hockey seven  j from Nelson last Friday on the former's  (ice.  Mrs. Albert Fraser and her daughter  Ruth arrived from Vancouver Tuesday  on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McKeown. . N  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifles. ���  Read the announcement of N. J.  Carson & Co. in this issue. The new  firm is now receiving shipments of  goods daily.  J. E. Thompson and G. Goldsmfth  went to Spokane yesterday to invest!  gate the operations of the new Jaksite  powder plant.  Lost���On Saturday, Feb. 5th, a  lady's gold filled watch, Elgin movement. Finder leave at Morrin,  Thompson & Co.'s, and receive reward.  H. B. Walkem, chief engineer for  the C.P.R. spent the week here in  specting the new branch to Wellington  camp which is now nearing completion.  ��� O. N. Galer, formerly of Phoenix  and now with the Standard Oil company in Seattle, was in town for a few  days this week calling on old   friends.  Murdock Mclntyre received a shipment of four .horses from east Kootenay on Thursday. They will be used  in connection with his lumber business  at Silica,  Whtn the fire whistle is blowing is  no time to think about  insuring   your  house and furniture.      Don't  put   off  another day.     You   should also   con  sider what company you insure in ;  D  The Knights of Pythias and Pythian  Sisters gave an enjoyable at-home in  their hall on Friday evening of last  w^ek. The early part of the evenin  was <p��nt in progressive whist, and  afier the- serving of luncheon the flooi  was cieared and dancing commenced  It was one of the largest assemblies  ever entertained .in the hall and all  present had a royal evening.  Seattle  he   will   bring  5C' engagement in  rWVWVWWWrVWyWMWW8WV^^ the Rajahs to the Boundary again.  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. Horrell's. i  Grafonolas- and   graphophones,  on '  easy terms, at Black's jewelry store.      |  L. P.' Eckelstein, a prominent union  man of Fernie, was in town on Saturday.  The Boundary Typographical Union  will meet in Phoenix tomorrow at 10  a.m.  Born���In Phoenix, on Tuesday,  March ist, to Mr. and Mrs. T. Baldwin,  a son.  For sale, a comfortable cottage on  N'iw York townsite; apply at Pioneer  office,  S T. Matthews will shortly open a  three-chair barber' shop in the Boyle  block.  J. L. Martin, manager for the International Investment and Realty company of Spokane, is in Phoenix.  Ad. Rogers, Miss McDonald and  Miss O'Neil of Phoenix were guests in  the city Thursday.���Eholt Echo.  Hear "Hondel's Largo," a beautiful  'cello.solo played on the Columbia  Grafonola at Black's jewelry store.  Phoenix Nest, Order of Owls are  making preparations for a big dance  on the 17th inst.���St. Patrick's day.  See D J. Matheson about housekeeping rooms in the McArdle & Anderson block, First^street, upper town.  A supply of latest improved Tungsten lamps just receUe'l, 16 to 100  candle power. ��� Phoenix Electric Light  Co..-,    " : '      1 .  At a meeting of local Pythian Sisters  on Thursday evening," Mrs. James  Marshall was presented with a past  chief's jewel.  Lost���Between Phoenix and Green  wood, a gold watch initialed "M M. I."  Finder will be rewarded by returning  to Pioneer office.  March has been the real lamb so  far. The springlike weather this week  has put the skating and curling rinks  out of commission.  The -Ladies' Aid of the Presb).  terian church will hold a bazaar���sale  of work���in the church on the ioth,  nth and 12th inst.  The cold snap last week put Phoenix  water mains out of commission, in  common with those of many other  cities in the interior.'  F. B. Holmes and "W. Kennedy,  who have been in business together in  Greenwood for the past six years, have  dissolved partnership.  To rent, the old Norden hotel  building; thoroughly cleaned and in  good shape; several rooms well furnished.    Apply to A. Almstrom.  Danny Deane (No. z), the mascot  and utility man of the local hockty  team, had his leg broken last Sunday.  He fell from a sleigh and the runner  passed over his limb.  An inspection of the city hydrants  was made Thursday and the majority  of them were found to be frozen. Cit-  zens should be very cautious with fires  until the city mains are again in shape.  Mrs. Daniel Dra;sey arrived home  from Vancouver on Tuesday, having  oeen delayed several da)s while en  route by snows'.ides on the railway  Mr. Draisey is progressing very slowly  in Vancouver.  Furnished house, con'aining eifcht  rooms; suitable for two tenements,  situated near centre of city, up town,  will be sold at a great bargain if applied for in next two weeks A. S  Hood, Bank block.  Green wo jd defeated Phoenix at  hockey in the former cily 7 goals to  5 Friday evening of last week. The  score was a tie, 5 all, when time was  called, tbe home team scoring two  goals in extra time.  Boundary valley lodj;e, No. , 38,  I O.O.F., will entertain the degree  teams and brethren of the sister lodges  from Phoenix, Grand Forks and Oroville on Tuesday evening, March 22nd.  Each of the degree teams will put on  work.  J.G  Miles arrived from Spokane  Wednesday to take a position as ton-  sorial artist in the Royal shaving parlor. Cosgrove & MrAstocker have  furnished the new barker shop with all  modern equipment which compares  favorably with that of any large city.  Watch vi^je^aiyyfig^'  '   ��������������������� ~r~: /,'      ���,    ��� ' "P        " " ��� ~��� "  We are now in a position to do first-class  work promptly, and at a reasonable price.  Our watcmaker has'."had years of experience  on English and American watches.  We can replace-, any. broken part with   an ;���  exact duplicate niadePby  the  factory ���that  made thePwatcli'y or if it is ail old style watch P  we can make the,missing part ourselves.    '  Also Jewelery, Repairing and Manufacturing. Nugget  Jewelery made to order. ,. We have a large selection of  Nuggets just from Alaska. WORK THAT WILL  STAND COMPARISON.    PRICES RIGHT.  E.    A.    BLACK,    THE    JEWELER  Phoenix  Opera   House.  ECKHART'S  COMPANY  For  Three   Nights  commencing   MONDAY, MAR. 14  A guaranteed attraction,  presenting New Royalty  Plays, with Special Scenery and Oompany of  Artists.      Reserved Seats at T. Brown's  HOME-MADE   MEDICINE  Said to Relieve Kidney Trouble  and Rheumatism  One ounce Fluid Extract Dandelion;  One ennoe Compound SaUtone;  Four ounces Compound Syrup  SarMparilU;  Mixed and taken in teupoonful  doses after meala and at bedtime, is  stated by a prominent physician to  give most excellent results in kidney  or urinary afflictions, and also in  rheumatism and sciatica. The mixture opens the clogged pores of the  kidneys, thus assisting them in their  work of filtering all waste anil poiaon-  ous matter from the blood, ana expelx  these in the urine. To allow this  poisonous matter to remain means  that it will settle in the muscular  tisane* or joints, and cause the untold  misery known as rheumatism.  The mixture is composed of harmless vegetable ingredients which can  be purchased at any good drug store,  and mixed at home.  1 Anyone suffering from any of these  afflictions will no doubt be pleased to  learn of so simple and highly recommended remedy.  H>**��MIMIMIt��IIIIIM  EASTER   SUITS  OF   MARKED    DISTINCTION  Better value than you ever knew before iu  ��� styles and frabrics, , tailoring and finish.  In no other read}r-to-wear clothes will  there be found an equal amount of care for  detail.    Come in and see them.  Thomas  Brown  PRINTING  is our business and we are  here to please you>;>  The  next time that vou  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circfjii  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, anything in PRINTING,   *i"*1  and we will ���  show you  THE PIONE  samples  je~\  ET THE BEST  , The New and Enlarged  Edition Contains  25,000 New Words  New Gazetteer of the World  with more than 25,000 titles, baaed on the  latest census returns.  New Biographical Dictionary  containing the names of over 10,000 noted  persons, date of birth, doatb, etc.  Edited by W. T. HAIUUS. Ph.D., M..D.,  United States Commissioner of Education.  ' 2380 Quarto Pages)  KnrPlAtn.        MOOllIuitntloiu. Kleh Bindings.  Needed InEveryHome  Alio Webster's Collegiate Dictionary with  zxi6Pages. X400 Illustrations. Si��: jxxoxzft in.  A Special Thin Paper Edition De Luxe  iiprjitad from tho lame platoi oa regular edition.   It  biu lltnpcororaftndrouDdcornflTa.  01ujtoKxft?(xl)<�� in.  FREE, " A Test in Pronunciation," instructive mid entertaining-.  ^  Also illustrated pamphlets.  G.  6  C.  MERRIAM   CO.,  Publishers, Springfield, Moss.  Bran waste is one great  difference between  good and poor flours.  The food part of flour is "protein."  Protein  makes bone, muscle and  brain.���There is no protein in bran.  ���bran is the outside part, the husk  or "bark" ofthe wheat  ���bran is the part of the wheat which  is absolutely without food-value to  the human system.  ���bran represents part of the difference between Royal Household Flour  and whole-wheat flour or cheap, inferior flours that are poorly milled  and not thoroughly purified.  No other flour in this country is so  thoroughly and completely separated  from the waste as is "Royal Household," because no other mills are so  well equipped or exclusively devoted  to the production of scientifically pure  flour as Royal Household mills.  Ogilvie's Ro/al Household Flour.

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