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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 16, 1907

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Array ir  *  %  ,1  "�����,  .AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1907.  No.    17  This week has been a'  busy one at the BIG  STORE.opening upnew  spring goods, which we  have displayed throughput the department for  your inspection. Below  we give a few remind*.,  ers as to your wants at  this season of the year.  New Nottingham Curtains  New Irish Point Curtains  New   Bobbinet   Ruffled Curtainings  New Madras Curtainings  New Swiss Spot Muslins  New Persian Lawns  New Victoria Lawns  New Linen Lawns  New Organdies  New Allover Laces  New Val. Laces  New Torchon Laces  New Pongee Silks  New   Linen   Waist   Patterns  New Printed Silks  New Wash Silks  New Art Silks  New Cretonnes  , New Art Denims  New Art Sateens  New Silk Kimonos  New Silk Windsor Ties  New Jap. Cotton Crepe  New Turkish Towels  New Table Linens  New    Crash    Towellings  The new samples for  CAMPBELL'S   MADE-TO-MEASURE  7 7    v   y Clothing are now in.  \\iH\wt* % mp+aaa+Oi  I  i��>*\  i??  K****{*aa**:^K  Grocery pepl.  Ashcroft Potatoes  California Celery  California Oranges.  RUSSET  ROMAN BEAUTY  MISSOURI PIPPIN  GREENING  APPLES  Swift's Hams, Bacon and Lard  Tartan Brand Canned Goods  and Groceries.  These   goods   cost   you   no more  than others and are always   reliable.  Mware  We have just received a shipment of Fancy Glassware that  should have been here for  Christmas trade. We are selling this at a special price. Its  worth while to look this lot over  anyway. Our New Wall Papers  are expected any day���better  wait till you have  seen   them.  o:aoTo:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:oj3j3X3XiQ  %&&$  ?!r*"  o  Boundary Mining Notes  Some sales of copper have been  made recently at 26^ cents per  pound.  Another car of high grade ore is to  be shipped from the Strath more mine,  being already on the dump.  Owing to a break at the air compressor of the .Providence mine last  week, operations at that property have  been curtailed for the time being,  The electric hoist is to be installed  at the Crescent fraction mine next  month, and some of the Chicago  officials of the company are also expected here in April.  Owing to fuel and car shortage,  Dominion Copper's shipments and  smelter treatment for February were  between 7,000 and 8,000 tons���less  than half the present capacity of the  smelting works.  Several cars of sulphide ore have  been shipped by the B. C. Copper Co.  from the Morrison mine, Deadwood  camp, where some 25 men are at  work. The property is owned by the  Dominion Copper Co.  Payment of the last $3,000 on the  $30,000 bond on the Skylark by the  Skylark Development Co., which was  not due till April 1st, has already been  made to the Butte owner, from the  proceeds of ore mined and shipped.  Last Monday was payday in Phoenix camp, being small as compared  with the iast few months, on account  of railway and smelter fuel shortage.  About $55,000 was paid out here in  wages aione by the Granby, Dominion  and Snowshoe mines. Next month's  'roll is likely to be considerably larger,  as the forces are being increased.  Scarcely has erection of the big steel  furnace building at the Granby smelter  been finished before the announcement comes of a new and costly piece  of reconstruction work which is to be  undertaken this summer. The work in  question is the building and erection of  a mammoth steel flue chamber involving the purchase of 250 tons of steel,  the order for which has just been placed  in the East.  TWOFCRNACES  NOW IN BLAST  B. C. Copper Smelting  J 200 Tons Daily,  MUCH IMPRESSED  WITH THE BOUNDARY  Believed That   Most of  Troubles are Over.  the  COMING AND GOING  This week Monday Acting Manager  Beardsley succeeded in getting the second furnace of the British Couunbia  Copper Co.'s new smelter in blast, and  it is the hope and intention that, from  now on, at least two of these large  furnaces shall be kept in operation  continually, and later the third will be  blown in.  It is well known   in   the  Boundary  that this company   has been   working  at great disadvantages for  some  time  past, as, in   fact,   have all   the   smelters, on account of .car and fuel   shortage on the part ofthe railways, coupled  with   the  severe   winter weather.    It  was fully' expected   last  spring,   when  the old smelting plant of the B.C.Cop-  per Co. was dismantled, and work was  begun on the new and larger  modern  plant, that smelting would be resumed  in September or October at the least.  But delays in the delivery of  machinery, material, etc., all operated against  the prompt resumption of copper making, and it was early winter when   one  furnace   was   started.     Then     more  troubles seemed   to  accumulate,   particularly those with the  railways,  and  only now has the plant been placed in  what is believed to be steady and  uninterrupted operation.  As showing what a difference delays  of this kind can mean to a mining company it is understood that the company would have netted at least  $600,000 more than it did earn, if it  had been possible to operate at fullest  capacity since last September, Meantime, the heavy expense of reconstruction was proceeding and it was recently decided, as announced, that the  capital stock of $2,000,000   would   be  Dakota   Man   Visits the Big;  Properties.  Last Monday L.W. Keyes, of Davis,  South Dakota, was a visitor here, representing large interests in the Alliance  Gold and Copper Mining Co.�� a Minneapolis corporation, accompanied by  Harry H. Shallenberger, of Spokane,  manager for the company. ,Mr. Keyes  visited the company's JMoreen . mine,  Deadwood camp, where a 25 h. p.  electric hoist is just being installed.  For a short time past work has been  suspended on the Moreen, pending  the putting in of the new machin  ery, but from this on development will  be steadily prosecuted, the showing  thus far being very encouraging to the  syndicate of Minnesota capitalists who  are behind the enterprise. It is understood that sufficient money is available for two years of uninterrupted development.  While in the Boundary, Mr. Keyes  inspected the B. C. Copper Co.'s  Mother Lode mine and smelter, and  also the Granby mines, and was much  impressed with the magnitude of the  operations, in the way of copper pro  ductiori, as they are carried on in the  Boundary. The gentlemen left Tuesday morning for Spokane, Mr. Shallenberger intending to return shortly. Mr.  Keyes has been away from home since  the middle of January, travelling  through the southwestern states and  California. He literally went from  Phoenix, Arizona, to Phoenix, British  Columbia.  ASSOCIATED  BOARDS MEET  In Annual Convention  At Greenwood.  Delegates Were Present From  All Over Kootenays.  laaaaajaaaai  Rev. Faiher J. A. Bedard left here  on Monday's train to spend the week  in Spokane  G. T. Moir, formerly of Sandon, the  new C.P.R. agent in Phoenix, arrived  on Monday with his family.  Rev. J. H. White, superintendent of  Methodist missions, was a visitor here  last week Friday and Saturday.  W. Y. Williams, after spending nearly a week in and around Phoenix, returned to Spokane on Monday.  J. M. Fox, of Nelson, travelling  freight agent for the C.P.R., was here  Thursday on his  monthly visit.  Mrs. L. L. DeVoin and little daughter started Saturday for Seattle, where  they will visit Mr. DeVoin's mother.  Jas. McNicol, who' has been a member of the Pioneer staff since November, left Monday for his ranch at  Dubuc, Sask.  L.A. Manly, who is leaving to settle  in Victoria, was tendered a farewell  banquet by citizens of Grand Forks on  Wednesday evening.  P. W. Tierney, the C. P. R. contractor, who expects to start work on  the Rawhide spur extension riext week,  was a visitor here Thursday.  R. H. Barnhart, of Nelson, who is  representative of the Snowshoe Gold  and Copper Mines, Ltd., for smelter  shipments, etc., was in camp Wednes-  day.  James Marshall and bride arrived  home last week Friday, and were given  a reception that evening by their many  friends at Miners' Union hall, the time  being passed in dancing.  E. W. Fox, has arrived from Spokane to take the position of accountant  at the Snowshoe mine. L. E. Cole,  who has been at the Snowshoe, will  go to Rossland after a trip to the  coast.  William S. Macy came up from Spokane Saturday, returning Wednesday.  He states fie is now catering to about  300 men at his Nine Mile boarding  house, on the Spokane river below  Spokane.  P. F. Roosa, paymaster for the Dominion Copper Co., was up from  Boundary Falls Monday on his monthly  trip for the distribution of pay checks  to the company's several hundred employees.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., who  went away about three months ago for  his health, is now on his way back  lrom Vichy, France, and report has it  that he is much improved.  Rev. J. P. Bowell, bursar of Columbian college at New Westminster,  arrived Wednesday evening on a trip  through the interior in the interests of  that well known institution, having  more students than ever before.  being put into effect, the first sub  scriptions to the new shares being received by the company's officers from  present shareholders, in preference,  this week.  Advices from New York   state  that  the new board of officials  is   a  strong  one, and that they are taking hold   of  the company's business in a thoroughly  comprehensive and businesslike manner.    Colgate Hoyt, the new president  and a large shareholder, a  short   time  ago caused an exhaustive  examination  to be made ofthe company's properties  by   a   competent   engineer.    Among  other things, his   engineer  reported  a  total of 2,000,000 tons of oie in sight  in the company's  Mother Lode mine,  this being but one of the mines owned.  The average yield of this ore was given  1.23% copper,   .05   ounces  gold,  .23  ounces silver, which would give a gross  value of $7 per ton on a   20-per   cent  copper market.    The engineer also estimated that the ore could  be   mined,  smelted and all   other   expenses   paid  for $3.97 per ton, resulting   in   a  net  profit of approximately $3.00 per ton.  Two weeks ago S. C Holman   took  the position of acting   engineer   while  Frederic Keffer was   in the  east,   and  Mr. Holman has had his hands   more  than full in getting the   necessary   sulphur fluxing ore out and to the smelter  in  good   time.    Mr.    Holman  being  familiar with the   Mother  Lode   mine  itself, from several years'  service  with  the company there, believed  he could  get  enough   sulphide  ore   from   that  property temporarily, and succeeded in  doing so, running one  furnace  at  the  smelter for a   week   on   nothing   but  Mother lode ore.  Meantime special efforts u ere made  to get the company's Napoleon ore to  the railway, notwithstanding the fearful condition of the wagon roads generally during the spring break-up���the  new tramway from the Napoleon not  yet being in working order, 'l'he efforts  were successful, and Napoleon ore is  coming in now moie or less steadily.  In addition to this, by special arrangement by Mr. Keffer with the Dominion  Copper Co., Mr. Holman started work  on the Morrison mine, Deadwood  camp, a mile and a half from the railway, and here again sulphide ore is  being taken out and shipped, thus  easing up the flux;ng proposition as far  as sulphur is concerned.  This week the company's smelter  has been treating upwards of t,2co  tons of ore each 24 hours, and if nothing unforseen happens ihis will continue from now on uninterruptedly,  the company thus being able to make  something like $3,500 per day or  $100,000 per month, w th trvre in  sight when the third furnace can be  blown in.  MAN WITH MANY HONORS.  Grand Muster Simpson  Visits  Odd   Fellows'  Lodfet.  F. E. Simpson, of Cranbrook, as  giand master for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows 01 British Columbia, spent several days in the Boundary  this week, making official visits to the  several lodges in this section. Tuesday  he visited Boundary Valley Lodge at  Greenwood, Wednesday he was with  Grand Forks lodge, and last night he  was present at a special meeting of  Snowshoe f odge No. $6 of Phoenix.  Mr. Simpson states that the I.O.O.  F. of British   Columbia is   in   a very  flourishing condition, the branches  of  iiicreased to $3-,oo^boo,-vhicb-is- now1 the order in the province showing sub  stantial growth every year and doing an  increasing amount of good in the several localities. It is his intention to  visit every lodge in the province on  this tour.  Few men in the province hold as  many offices as Mr. Simpson. In addition to being head oi* the Odd  Fellows, he is president of the Alberta  Press Association, and secured the  meeting of that organization for Cranbrook for this year; he is also provincial Liberal organizer for the interior.  Besides this, he is editor and proprietor  of the Cranbrook Herald, an eight  page weekly that has the reputation of  being the best in the province, with a  circulation of more than r,ooo copies  each issue. It can be readily noted  that the "Old Man" does not have time  hanging heavily on his hands.  The Associated Boards of Trade  Southern British Columbia met in annual ssssion this week at Greenwood.  Inasmuch as the Phoenix Board of  Trade has been asleep for the last year  or two, notwithstanding the good work  it accomplished previous to that, it  was not represented at the meeting,  which is described as one of the most  important that has taken place in the  last eight years. Nearly all the Kootenay towns of importance, however, had  delegates there, including Nelson, Kaslo, Rossland, Fernie, Moyie and Cranbrook.  G.O. Buchanan, the president of the  Associated Boards, read his annual  address at the first session, which was  held in the court house Wednesday  afternoon, showing what had been accomplished by the organization during  the last year, and pointing out a number of matters that would have attention by the members as a whole. Mr.  Buchanan has been the chief executive  of the Associated Boards for several  years, and has taken a great deal of  interest in this useful organization. In  his annual report Mr, Buchanan added  an appendix in which he estimated the  value of the mineral and lumber produced in Southern Kootenay and Yale  during the year 1906 as follows:  Gold, 210,653 oz., value, $4,213,060  Silver, 2,243,800 oz., value, 1,503,346  Copper, 37,079,000 lb.value, 7,415,800  Lead, 26,389,13410ns, val.. 1,847,269  Zinc, 3,000 tons, value.... 60,000  Coal, 721,000 tons, value... 1,442,000  Coke, 189,400 tons, value...    473i5oo  PACIFIC HOTEL  WAS BURNED OUT  Greenwood Surfers a $10,000  Fire Loss.  At 2 a. m. Thursday fire broke out  in the kitchen of the Pacific hotel in  heart of Greenwood, and before the  flames were subdued the hotel, a three  story building owned by Grieg & Morrison, was gutted, the loss being estimated at $10,000 with $5,000 insurance. 7  When the alarm was given Mr. Morrison, who was  on  duty, immediately ���  notified all  the sleeping  guests of the  house,  and   they all  escaped   safely,  though some of them were naturally in  (pretty scanty attire, and most of them  lost a large part of their personal belongings. Tbe fire brigade did good  work in fighting the flames and it is a  wonder that neither of the frame buildings adjoining the Pacific on either side  were destroyed, while the Pacific hotel  itself, with the furniture, is practically  a total loss and will have to be entirely  rebuilt.  Howard Moore was lessee of 1 he  kitchen and dining room of the Pacific, and his loss is estimated at some  $800. When a sheet of flame shot up  back of the range, it filled the kitchen  so quickly that the employees were  driven out to save their lives. Both  Mr. Greig and Mr. Moore resided in  Phoenix for several years, and are well  known throughout the Boundary.  Total value minerals.. .$16,954,975  Lumber, 146,000,000 feet,._ 2,044,000.  Total value minerals and  lumber $18,998,975  The election resulted, in re-naming  the old officers as follows: President,  G. O. Buchanan, Kaslo; vice-president,  F. E. Starkey, Nelson; secretary, A.B.  McKenzie, Rossland.  The James & Biner orchestra are  preparing a special musical programme  for the Easter Monday Calico Ball,  given by the Catholic Ladies' Aid.  Matron Howe, of the hospital wishes  to acknowledge the'donation of books  from Mrs. A.B.W.Hodges and a dressing gown from a friend of the institution.  CASE IN WHICH LOVE FOUND A WAY.  Romance ol a Qlrl-Wlle Wbo Came ��� Siraagcr  to Phoenix.  About three weeks ago a young girl  of 17 years arrived in Phoenix, who  proved to be Mrs. W.H. Stewart, from  Buffalo Centre, Iowa, having come  here to join her husband, a young man,  the girl being a bride. When she arrived she discoverdd that Stewart had  tried to obtain work here, but as it was  at the time of the fuel and car shortage men were being laid off, and he  secured but one or two shifts. She  had come without notifying him,  expecting to surprise him. She was  an entire stranger but was taken in by  a good Samaritan here and lived with  his family till she found her husband,  who had'started for other fields without leaving his address, not expecting  her. It appears that she was a school  girl at home, of a good family, and the  two had married against her family's  wishes, Stewart immediately starting  west to seek his fortune. Her family  did not like it; and practically kept her  a prisoner, but she escaped and came  direct to Phoenix, where he had written  from. .        ���  It took some time to locate Mr.  Stewart, as mail from him had to go  back to Iowa and then be forwarded  here, and the girl's parents did not  help the matter. Finally, however, he  was located at Wilkinson, Was!;., near  Tacoma', and yesterday Mrs. Stewart  left on the Great Northern to join him,  a happy girl-wife, and grateful to the  friends she unexpectedly i found in  Phoenix. ,  *WH**��****0&��**m��&.aw��m0&0frj*m *)*��-9+9*&B>9-����**+*+9-9* ;*>***,  HE1NRICH WON WRESTLING MATCH.  Latest Prices in Metals.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $25 ���  \1)i @$25.:  Bar Silver, tt8Ja  Lead, *6.20 to Jfi 30.  lake. JfL��5 W.'.j @ $25.75.  Put Bulb Men on tbe Mat With Comparitively  Little Trouble.  Tuesday evening Joe Heinnch met  Harry Quinn, the cage tender at the  Granby mines, and M. P. Bradley, of  the Snowshoe mine, and threw them  both twice well within the 60 minutes.  A couple of Hindoos with unpronounc-  able names furnished the preliminary,  neither getting a fall in three minutes.  Quinn was the first victim, it taking  just 7 minutes for Heinrich to; put  him on the mat. Then Bradley look  hold and lasted for 17 minutes. Quinn  then had his second turn, and  again he held out for 7 minutes before  being put down. In Bradley's second  attempt Heinrich fixed him plenty on  short notice, putting him on his back  in exactly 30 seconds. Thus the exact wrestling time for the four bouts  was 31 1-2 minutes. A fair house was  present, Danny Deane making an acceptable referee to all parties.  It is understood that C. H. Flood,  formerly chief of police here, is willing  to meet Heinrich in a wrestling match  here, and if terms can be arranged, the  match may occur in about six weeks.  Frederic    Keffer is President.  The following are the officers of the  Canadian Mining Institute who were  elected last week in Toronto:  Members of the council���T. XV.  Gillman, Montreal; James McEvoy,  Fernie, B. C; Frank B. Smith, Edmonton; R. W. Brock, Ottawa; J. G.  Gwillim, Kingston: Dr. F. Adams,  Montreal; H. K. T. Haultain,  Craigmont; and David H. Brown, Copper Cliff.  The election of officers resulted as  follows, and when announced the results were received with applause:  President, Frederick Keffer, Greenwood, B. C.  Vice presidents, Dr. J. Bonsall Porter, Montreal; W. G. Miller, Toronto,  and W.FIeet   Robertson, Yictoria.B.C.  Secretary, II. Mortimer-Lamb. Montreal.  Treasurer, J. Stevenson Brown,  Montreal.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME OF COMPANY.  AU-reoa-  IZBO  CAPITAL.  SHARES.  DIVIDENDS.  Issu cd  Par  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  Latest  Date  Ami  Per  f.h.  Grauby Consolidated���copper.  $ 1,350,000  tS.OOO.OOO  3O0.0O0  1,350,000  IJ5.0OO  31,000  *i  $ICO  *S  t     ��Li6.Sl7  $1,620,000  16,000  1  ��. 753.S30I Dec.  190*4  38,324|Sept. 1906  1  3-00  ���50  i!  e******s>*ayt&*0+m *9*>r***&90i*j*P: p&s*.��*&��&**��&/*&:9*&��*0^j*****  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Marcli  rhc lullutviiii. table gives the ore shipments of Boundarv mines  is��2. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1905, anil 1907  or 1900, for  as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  Mi.nh.      Camp. iooo  Granby Mines..Phoeuix 64,553  Snowshoe Phoenix 397  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd 5.340  B, C Mine Summit 19,494  Emma -Summit .........  Oro Deuoro ...Summit      Bonnie Belle Deadwood      Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem..Phnix      Idaho Phoenix      Rawhide Phoenix      Sunset Deadwood      Mouutu kose Summit      Athelstau_Weilingtou 1,300  Morrison ...Deadwood      R. Bell Summit      Senator Summit      1 Brey Fogle Summit      , No. 37 Summit      Reliance Summit     ' Sulphur King Summit      Winnipeg....Wellington 1,076  GoldeuCrowu Wellngtn 1,350  King Solomou W.Coppr      3ig Copper W.Coppr    ���  No. 7 Mine Central      City ofPatis White's      Jewel Long Lake 160  Carmi West Fork      1 Sally West Fork      Kambler -...West Fork      Butcher Boy.West Fork      Duncan West Fork      Provideuce...Provideuce      Elkhorn Providence      Slrathnioie .Providence      Prestou ..Skylark      Prince Henry ....Skylark      , Skylark Skylark      Last Chance Skylark      K. P. D. Mlue...Skylark      Bay Skylark     Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helen Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Falls      Republic Boundary Flls      Miscellaneous  3,330  Total, tons  96.600  1 Smelter treatment���  Ursmby Oo...._  63.JS7  B.C. Copper Co   Dominion Copper Co..      1901  331.763  1.731  99.034  47.405  650  1903  309.85S  20,800  141,320  14.8"  8.530  1903  393.718  71,213  I3S.079  19.365  33,937  '5.S37  1904  549.703  1905 1906  653,889 Sol .404  ........       8,4 j6  174,298    174,567  802       7.455      15.73'  SSO  ISO  560  1,040  875  6��5  3,000  785  635  4��3  5.646  3.339  363  2,435  37.96o  16,400  3.I.350  3.070  3.250  J.759  4.5S6  3.450  232  364  33  9.485  3.O07  3V  3,060  890     79  993  400  319  726  325  52  50  107  80  60  3.456  1*5  500  750  390,800  330,828  117,611  508.876  '*. J40  146,600  401.921  163.313  132.5.-0  690.419   829,808 933,548 1,161,537 161,408  j,6,25J 687,98s 828,87.)  210.4&4 2[0,.-lJO  123,740  30,930 84,059 318,811  f  '    '"Al  ���ffl V  J ft'  }1* '"  /  1  'M  '11/41  (pi  IHI  M  '4'  k  *  \��  rY  4$  t)  41  *!���  l4  ��  ',11  zmm  HI  Mr  m  ':U  fmm  ���:  laS*'���������������'-1  i"  #1  Mm  ��� Yi  'mm  m  y 'J'fc  :7ff'  "it! :  : a,.--  Total reduced...   63,389   14**39   460,940   697,404   837.666 9S2.S77 1,171,430 i(..:,2V4  b<&^<&^^<fr4>&4&.&&49><fr^4><&^&<*<y&^^G~&&&<r4$~*>Q*<  ����..*> T'HOF.NTX    PI nvr-T.R  mu  P\  m  k*  t  t  .has the largest sale in the Dominion of Canada-why? Simply  because the consumer has found  it out to be the most reliable  tea he can buy*  th  c Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ISIOBD OK ���ATDBUAVH BV T>K  .-PIONEER PUBLISHING-OU.  AT PHOKMIZ. ���. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manac-ch.  ��� i'i -���-*-.. 1 Business office No. 14.  felephonts j Mansger's residence, No. is.  SOBSCSMTIOHS I* ADVAHCK.  Per year....'......  Bl�� Months...,.  ,.......���$��.������  ..........  I.3S  If ran are not asubscr ber to this paper, this  ia an Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rates lurnishea on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line  Pour weekly Insertions constitute one month"*  al'ert ��mi  ities to investigate,   and   that   without  delay.   _ ,.������'���-,, ���     '���������'  The public can judge for itself of  the character of a newspsper that, will  print such absolutely false statements,  even though they be in the form of advertising at so much per. But then,  the Vancouver World has already established a reputation for printing things  that have no foundation in fact. The  whole story reminds one of Mark  Twain's definition of a mine: "A mine  is'a7 hole in the ground and the,Owner  thereof is a liar."  Conditions Continuaijy Improving;  1907   MARCH.  1907  Sun. Mod. Tubs. Wad.  Tnti. Fr..  Sat.  1  2 ,  3    4'   -5      6  7      8  9'  10 11     12    13  ��4    '5  16  .,17,418    19    so  21  ���  22  23  ��4 2$    a6    27  28      29  30  ���  3*  '  Related to Ananias.  Som�� weeks ago the Pioneer referred  to the British-American Copper Mines  arid Smelter Co., which had begun to  advertise widely the sale of its stock.  The B. C. Mining Record in its Feb  ruary issue, also exposes this concern,  but it continues to send out its misleading advertising. At one time its  ad appeared in the Manitoba, Free  Press,' and now it has been observed  in the Vancouver World. J. C.' Ker-  tnohan Co; of Cleveland, Ohio, seems  -to be boosting the concern, with  Thomas Davies & Co., of Chicago,' as  financial agents.  - .Briefly put, the alleged company  ���states that it has 640 acres of mineral  'claim* in Golden mining division of  .East Kootenay, running 6 or 7 per cent  in copper. The advertisement has a.  number of so-calUd "Plain statements  of fact," and from this we have culled  a-few,- which can be tilled nothing  ���else but plain, simple, everyday lies, as  follows:  Lie No. 1.���"In the heart of the  richest copper district in the world."  There is not a single mine shipping  copper ore, as far as can be learned,  in rhe entire Golden mining division.  Lie No. 2.���"The Granby Co., a  neighbor of ours, is paying 24 per cent  yearly," The Granby mines, are some  250 miles distant, or three days travel  as one must go, and are paying dividends at the rate of 12 per cent per  year.  Lie No. 3.���"Ho physical difficulties." Even when opened up, the  prospects are ten or more miles from  water transportation and several hun '  dred miles from the nearest copper'  smelter,.as the ore would have to go  Lie No. 4���"Begin shipping a��f'  once.?' If the ore is so rich and there"  is so miich of it, why not send it out  by baloon or air ship, and all this advertising to unload shares would be  needless.  These are but a few of the statements noted���there are dozens of  others equally reprehensible. The  company may have some likely copper  prospects somewhere in the wilderness  referred to, which is as yet without  railway transportation, and they may  be worth developing, but there is little  room in British Cohnnbta for such  ;; At no time in its history have the  prospects of the Boundary district had  a brighter appearance, and, barring  any unforseen difficulties, the year 1907  should show a remarkable advance in  the mining and smelting industry ��� of  this section, both as regards actual  profits earned and as regards the advance development accomplished.  This, of course, is due in laige part,  to the present and prospective high  prices of all the metals and to the prosperity that'is general on the American  continent; and those interested here  are using every legtimate effort to take  advantage of the prevailing conditions.  Each ofthe three smelters of the  Boundary is preparing to receive the  benefit of the enlargements that have  been going on for months, but which  have been delayed by the cur and fuel  shortage and the most severe winter  known in many-years. But the troubles  are now nearly all overcome, and a  long season of steady operations, with  plenty of employment for all who care  for it, is now just beginning. The copper story for 1907 in the Boundary  will undoubtedly far exceed that even  for 1906-���which showed a b g advance  over the previous year, ft will spell  prosperity for all:  Net only, however, will the copper  industry benefit frOm this, impetus  which is now beginning to be'frit here  and elsewhere, but all kinds of mining  is taking on new life. Coal mining is  being carried on in British Columbia  as never beforehand the high grade  gold-and silver lodes-of the Boundary  and,other' districts are having an increasing amount of attention paid to  them, with the beet of results in sight  Investors in bonafide shares in Brit  isli Columbia will now begin to receive  some reward for their long wait; in  deed, the Granby shareholders are now  getting *it at the rate of 12 per cent  per annum,  , It  is indeed   a growing  time in this province,   and   conditions  1*>\ ��   ���>..  continue to improve,   with   the   ljkeli-  hood'of this continuing for 0 long time  to come,"   ���  -  '    Our "Copper Corner  Advance In Copper.  As the year advances it. is .becoming  apparent that,the price of copper must  go higher, says the Los Angeles Mining  Review. Unless a mitacle happens,  this year's output will fall below that  of 19067 while demand, is increasing  steadily. From all quarters, now, come  admissions of the fact, long ago evident but accepted with reluctance,  that the world has entered upon a new  era of industrial development in which  electricity and copper must play the  leading parts. -The aluminum ghost  has been laid; The iron., wire bluff  has been called. Consumers have  settled down to copper and common  sense.  Yet with a market that is ideal from  the producer's point of view, copper  will almost surely show a marked decline. If this were the result of failing  ore supplier, there would be serious  cause for alarm. On the contrary, it  may be salely stated that there is now  vastly more ore in sight th'.tn could be  claimed a year ago. Transportation,  difficulties will be responsible to an  extent for the decrease in copper output, but the true difficulty lies in the  labor situation. There are not enough  miners. It follows that there is uneasiness. Demands for higher pay  have occurred and are likely to occur  again. Strikes and shutdowns under  such circumstances are not improbable.  With 2000 men laid off at Butte and  1200 at Bisbee, there can be no maintenance of copper output at last year's  rate of production.  The copper market has been stationary for some weeks, but a further advance seems imment. Quotations are  made by dealers for instant acceptance  only. Demand is growing for uses  where price is, comparatively speaking,  a minor consideration. No one seriously expects copper to go below 25 cents  this year or next. It may well go to  30 cents before  190S.  ;   Champion of the Boundary.  Under the above caption the B. C.  Mining Exchange, of Vancouver, had  the following in its February issue:  The fourth Annual Holiday Number of the Phoenix Pioneer is to hand,  and it is again our agreeable task to  review the publication, which, year by  year, performs such excellent service  to the rich Boundary country and the  mining industry of British Columbia  as a whole.  ��� The present issue consists of no less  that 76 pages  between   the covers, in  addition to a handsome  and  valuable  colored map, drawn  to a scale of  800  feet to the inch.   The book is profusely   illustrated,   and , contains  articles  dealing with all the provincial   mining  ancl.smelting  companies   operating in  ihe district,'besides   a  mass  of  most  interesting and useful   information Jon  the'( resources; and   prospects   of the  Boundary.    On   the  outside .of   the  front cover is an excellent, map, drawn  to scale, of the Boundary district, while,  in addition to the colored map already  referred to, the book containg a   number of other useful   maps,   as  well  as  diagrams of the wotkmgs of the   principal mines. '. :  The public recognition cf the enter-:  prise displayed by   Mr. W  B. Willcox  and the management  of  the  Phoenix  Pioneer, is evidenced   by the   greatly  increased   number-.of special   issues  which is now beint;  printed,   amounting this   year   to   6,000  copies.    The  B.C.   Mining   Exchange   extends  its  hearty congratulations to   Mr. Willcox  on   this   valuable    publication,    and  recommends earnestly-^as it has done  before���that every man  interested   in  mining  in    British   Columbia  should  secure a copy, either for his   own   reference or to send East as a   testimony  to his friends of the  kind  of mineral  country we have  here.    We know  of  no better advertising medium.  "If      .  13 said the cook;  "As I go * by the book*���  00<K>CK><><>-9  4r*^4V44t^44r��4f*4f*1W4M(��+**+ ii��4M+^**+***4t>4t++*'*4r+e:**1<+  i ptocnix-   stage Line  Greenwood  Leave Phoenix    -     9.30 a. m."j  Standard Time  ; Leave Greenwood     1.30 p. m. J  I      Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  ��� -J...-S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  ><-4*4**>*+4f+4f4tMr**4t4f4&**4^^  I  !!  Best. Wines Liquors and Cigars (  I Close to C. P. R. Depot. Electric  Lighted. Dining  Room for  ... . Rent.  ) Patronage of the Public Solicited {  ANGELA) SCHULLI, Prop.  )**<><3h0<K><K>^O<><><>-(  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply  of Fire  Wood,  either for immediate use  or for tin-  future.    All orders promptly filled.  I. li. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pl....  Cable Address:       HAI.I.KTT.  - Iltilfoid M Ned's  Codes { Moielm*   ��� Seal's  I Lelber's.  CillUKN'\VOOl>.  B.C.  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Cor^V&KioblllltAve.   PHOKNIX. B. C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Heft'ilnr communication 8 p. mi, Set  ond Thursday of encli month.  Kmergent meetings ascallediMasonir  Hall, Mcllnle Block.  GHO, H. DilV,  Secretary.  J.J. STRCTZHL.  W.ftl.  GENERAL   SANITAR.Y    AND    SCAVENGER  WORK DONE ON SHORT NOTICK.  Clot hiii* I  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fell Line of Underwear, Shifts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived. .. Allnew seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  |    Men's Wear Exclusively.  BCRN1E BLOCK.  KNOB JUCL AVH.. PHOENIX.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYKE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full   Livery  Equipment,  Have taken   over  the Lumber Yard  and will carry  a full  stock.  D. L. Mclntommey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. B32.        PHOENIX, B.C.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and preparea for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bnrtmr.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Frompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  Knob Hill Ave.        (��>hone3<.)       Phoenix, B. C.  NOTICE.  To the Board of License Commissioners,  Phoenix, B. O.  .NOTICE is hereby.given that the undersigned will at the next meeting of the  B.oard of License ComtniBsiouers for the  City of Phoenix.apply.for a transfer of  ajretail liquor license granted in respect  ofthe Knob Hill Hotelr'Fit;8t,;Street,  Phoenix, B. C. from W.J. Morrison and  James Anderson;to James McArdle and  James Anderson.f>- Y )': .'. 1. ', .... "';:.;  Diated at Phoenix, B. C., this Sth day of  November, 1906.  - W. JiJ Morrison,  Jamks Anderson.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LODGK NO..  Meets every Monday levelling  at Miners' Hal  Visiting brethren cordially Invited.  John Mclver,   N. O.  Caklton Cook, Rec. Sec'y.  Wm.  Pickard, Per. Fin. ��ccy.  A. D. MORRISON  JnWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. P. & N,  (High Class Goods always in Stock.)  Grand Forks, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTIC  .  Bank of England, Bnuk of England Fractional,  Black Bear  Pactional  Mineral  Claims, situate  In the Grand Forks Milling Division ol  British  Columbia.  Where located���Greenwood Camp  TAKE NOTICK that I, Duvid Whiteside, as  agent for the Granby Consolidated Miii.ii|>,  Smelting & Power Compm.v, Limited, lr<e  miners certificate No. H 9:015, intend, sixty days  afterdate hereoi, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate ol Improvements, for the pnr.  pose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 39th day of November, A. D.  1906.  D. WlIITSSIUK,  Agent for   the   Granby   CouiolldaUd  Mining,  Smelting   &  Power Company, Limited,  Phoenix Shoe Shop  Eczema. Tatter, Silt Rheum, Itch, Ring  Worm, Herpes, Berbers' Itch.  All of these diseases are attended  by intense itching, which . js' almost  instantly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and by its continued  use a permanent cure may be effected.  It has, in fact, cured man*/ cases that  had resisted other treatment. . Price  25 cents per box. For sale by all  druggists. .,...,-    f '  Oae Way to Discourage Prejudice.  If all labor leaders #nd presidents-of  labor organizations would sfiow the  oame temperate and fair spirit exhibited  by Frank- Phillips in his.address before  the Rossland convention the prejudict-  against .Socialism and-'allied agitation's  would be materially. reduced, vv'ith  the objects set forth' by Mr. Phillips  as worthy of attainment by the convention there will scarcely be objections from any7 quarter, and entire ab-  .sence of abusive epithets and capitalistic recriminations in the president's  address wjJJ go far. to give tone and influence to the proceedings of the con  vention. Mr. Phillips i^. .to J be congratulated on his moderation, firmness  and tact in stating the case lor the  laboring men."���NelsonJ Canadian.  Do Not Crowd the-System.  The first warm days of spring brin,  with them a desire to get out and enjoy ihe exhiliratihg air and sunshine.  Children that have been housed up all  winter are brought out and you wonder  wherethey all came from, 'l'he heavy  winter clothing is thrown aside and  many shed their flannels. Then a cold  wave comes and peoj-ile say that grip  is epidemic. Colds at this season are  eyc-r) more dangerous than in midwinter, as (here is much more danger  of ptjeuinoiiia; Take Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy, however, and you will  have nothing to fear. It always cures,  and wo have never known a cold to  result in pneumonia when' it was used.  It is rile.-wint and safe to take. Children like H,    For sale by nil druggists.  Collector.���I've motioned to that old  man three times and he pretends not to  see' me. Now I'm going to present this  hill in the presence, of his friends,  Office Boy���Aw, you chump! He  can't see; don't you know he's blind?  MINERAL ACT.  It will not cost you a cent to try  Chamberlain's Stomach and ��� Liver  Tablets,  and   they  are  excellent   for  outfits.    It would appear tjhat *Jiis. iaj.Bton.ach   troubles,  and   constipation.  'a good case for the p&Stofficp'Taqtbor '&#* tee sample at all drug stores.  A creditable ,ob of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  -���first impressions  count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is.  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise.  ;  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten tip by cginpgtent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, Imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarKS of  the Cheap John printery, we can furnish it from the only  piint shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane, Chicago, Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other places, in the, past, for printing that could  have. been done right here ��� and probably in better  style. We'd charge a little more, of course, just as the  merchant must charge more than Cheap John Tim, of  Toronto���and its worth a little more. Besides, if you  spend your dollars here for printing, you have a chance  to get them b,ack some <^ay; through the Pioneer and its  employees. If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see"thetn again, We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  Certificate of ..Improvetnenli.  NOTICK.  "Montrose Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining: Division cf Yale DIs-  ��� trict.   Where located: Deadwooj camp.  T.VKK NOTICE tijat I, Forbes M. Kerby. Free  Miner's   Certificate   No.. B90000,  intend, slx'y  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Rtcorder for a Certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim  And further take notice that act on  under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  . Dated this 19th day of December,...D  1906.  5��� FORBKS M.   KERBY.  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof.  First Street - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Pboeolx, B. C.  THE  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS. Manager.  Applloitlon to Tr��Mfer   llt-nor llcanae.  NOTICE ia hereby given that I intend  to.apply, at the'next.:,meeting of the  Board of License Commissioners of the  Corporation of the City of Phoenix, B.  C.t for th* transfer of the license to, sell  liquors at retail on the premises, known  as the Central Hotel, corner of Second  street and Old Ironsides.avenue, Phoenix. B. C, now held by me, to Axel Lil-  jenberg.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C.,this 20th day  of October, 1906. .   ..    :    : *....'  5t   (Signed)   AUGUST JACKSON.  Ike lead in? Hotel ol the Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sample Rooms.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  THE  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pjoneer Building, PhOCIliX/B.G  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineialogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its 'Janguage i^  easily understood by theeveryday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  withcut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the properly, 'l'he Copper JHandbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal, The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7*5�� in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Pt-blieher  36    POSTOFFICE    BLOCK,-  HOUGHTON,  MICHIOikN. I   The most perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curattv;  I properties of Its waters are unequaled.  ' for Curiiie all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus.  cutar Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney. I,lver aud Stomach  ailments.  '. For Eliminating all MriPllUPoissns from ��h  System  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakea.nater'alls.  soating. yachting,.fishing, shooting, eatcursir ns  tcnnK Its winter climate is unsurpassed Tor  ,mOdne���� ,'.<.. H��.RHY McINTOSH,  P��ODrtetcr-  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlficate of Improvements,  NOTr^f-:.  "WOODSTOCK"   M.ueial    Claim, situate In  th��.?ree"1?rood Mining Division of Vale District  .   Where   located ��� Greenwood   camp, in  the,  Greenwood Mining Division of Vale District.  v,?AK:K���N?,'��ICB that '��� AdolpheSercn.Kree  Mine* 's Certificate No. Bzayt,, intend, sixty days  from date hereoi. to apply to the Mining Recorder for a 1 crtificate rf Improvements, lor the  purpose of obtaining a Crown (irantol the above  claim  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, mu��t be commenced before the  Issuance oi such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th doy of October, \. D. 1906  5 . ADULPH BKRCU.  Hospital Donations     -  Lidt of Donations received  since Jan.  1st, 1905,  to the Phoenix General  Hospital :  Cosh jio.... R. Ho, reII  Is5 J'B- M?c?u,"y  Cosh ���   Bookcase   Bed Linen, 4 doc,  Cash $50   Cash *tto    A. F. Berry   A. K. H. Clark  Hocpltal Ladies Aid  - K T. Bank  ,.Jas  McCreath  Cash J3S.... Canadian' RBnd'Driif Co.  pringCot   ���   ..   ��.  apleoyrup... .?.> vjlw8  Spring i  Maple 1.,. ���,��...,.,.���..  - ft-rcienci  Gentleman's Dressing aowu,.....Mr(|".'jj7B. H<.ylS  ?B���-B^vi *.��v.v.v.A-[���.-.Mrs. Z. Crawford  1 Bos Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodees  Cash ����.���.,;. _ A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Hoilei Tub��s  Cord Wood F.Buckless  Average Prices at Copper.  ���New York���  Month.  January"   February....  March   April   May   June   July   August,..,.,,  September..  October   November ..  December.-..  Electrolytic.  1905 1006  15.008 18.310  16.375 17.861)  15.208 18.301  14.918 18.375  14 627 18 467  14.675 18.442  14.888 18.190  16.664 18.430  15.965 19,140  16.279 21.270  16.599 21 990  18.328 23.039  Lake.  1906  15.128  16.150  15.360  15.040  14.820  14.813  16.005  15.468  15.97*  16.332  16.758  18.398  1906  18.416  18.116  18 041  18.(-88  18.724  18719  18.68fi  lS.6iO  19.-.-90  21710  22.340  23.380  Year.,..... 15.590 19.360 15.699 19.600  1 -%I���V    ' -r\iii-" ���-�����,-  '     - -   -    ���    ^   i * i,  i  1  r i  :-]  7  ���J  ���1 THE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  Saved Frc&iKi  Threatened  Catarrh  of tlie  L,urags  By Tal&ing  Pe-ru-na!  THE OBSERVATORY   j  TUIMUH TAI.KKI) ok  at  HOMK AND R-.HKWHKKK  MrB. Mols Purizoau, Sto. Jttllo do Verchores, P. Q., Canada, writes:  "I hardly know how to th- -tk you for the good Peruna has done mo.  "I Buffered lire years with pain In the stomach. About a year ago it beo&me  bo bad I could hardly boar It. .,..'���  ��� <I coughed day and night and grew weaker and weaker. The pains extended through my body and I also had difficulty la breathing, which made ma  cough.   Everyone thought I had consumption.  "My husband heard of Peruna and bought five bottle*.  ������This treatment virtually cured me and now I recommend Peruna to every  one who Is suffering.  ������I thank Dr. Hartman. for this excellent remedy."  ���MRS. MOIS PARIZEAV.  A NEGLECTED cold   in   generally  tho first cause of catarrh.  Womon are eHpecially llablo to colds.  ThoHO colds occur more frequently during the wet, sloppy weather of wlntor  and nprliig than any other time of tho  Iyoar. Often they  are not considered  aorious and so are  allowed to run on,  or they are treated  in such a way as to only palliate- the  symptoms, whllo tlio cold becomes  more deep-seated und tlio patient finally  awakens to tho fact that sho has a well-  developed case of catarrh.  By reason of their delicate structure,  tlie lungs aro frequently the seat of a  cold, especially if there is tho slightest  weaknoss of tho organ*. The treatment  of catarrh of the lungs i.s also more clif-  flcult and di>":ouragiiig tliitn catarrh of  any other organ of the body.  It would bo wise, therefore, to guard I  Peruna hax bo<aa,found x the, most reliable of all remedies for coughs, colds  and catarrh, by reason of the fact that  Hgoesatonco to tho vory seat of th*  trouble.  It searches out every crevice, every  duct of the body. It quickens and equalizes   tho   clrcula-  PE-RU-NA  THE REMEDY  FOR CATARRH  OF THE LUNGS.  tlon of tho blood,  thus relieving the  congested mucous  membranes. Jt exercises   a   healing        and soothing effect upon the mucous  membranes, no matter whether they  are tho more exposed membranes of the  head and throat,' or whether tJbey line  the remotest cells of the lunga.  A word to tho wise woman is sufficient.  Take Peruna at the first appearance of  a cold.  Those desiring special instructions regarding tlie use of Peruna, should address Dr. S. B. Hartman, President of  against it by every precaution possible.   The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus.,O.  'the  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issjues .  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  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.00  RESERVE  $l,*00,000.M  ESTABLISHED  189*.  P. 0. Box 56. Phoenix Market  cBo��:o:o:o:ojoi:oB:o:o:o:o:o:o:o;o;o:o:o:o;o:o:o:o  'Phone 2.  O  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cored Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all the  other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C.,..Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary :  NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  ������*��������.���������������  Phoenix Livery Stable  D.    J*    McDonald,      Prop.  FvprvHiiW Waw carriages   and  other   rigs  ..!���***  nWTT   HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  " ���'���������*�����"�����������'������������  HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share ofthe public  patronage solicited     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX,  B. C.  ���  ���-**.���������...������___*J  A nervous looking man went into a  store the other day and sat down for a  half hour or so, when a clerk asked  him if there was anything she could do  for him, he said no, he didn't want'any-  thing. She went away and he sat an  hour longtr when the proprietor went  to him and asked if he wanted to be  shown anything. "No" said the nervous man,"I just wanted to sit around.  My physician has recommended quiet  for me, and says above all things I  should avoid being in a crowd. Notic-  that you do not advertise in the  newspaper, 1 thought this would be as  quiet a place as I could find, so I just  dropped in for a few hours of isolation."  The Greenwood Times asserts that  the report is current that Mike Kane,  incited by the wise act of his friend  Jimmy Marshall in taking to himself  a wife, has followed suit, and will begin housekeeping in Phoenix.  In his own behalf Mr. Kane denies  the soft impeachment, stating that he  has not .yet been as fortunate as his  friend "Jimmy," he simply having  made a business trip to Spokane at the  time that Mr. Marshall eschewed the  single life.  MS  It is a cold day when Honourable  Rudolph Lemieux, the postmaster-  general of Canada, is not hatching up  somt? new scheme that affects publishers. His latest, a couple of months  ago, was to order publishers to fold  their papers in a certain manner before  mailing. This was under date of January 8th, and was to come into effect  in March, publishers being given till  that time to get new folding machinery,  etc. Such an objection was made, however, by the members of the Canadian  Press association, that a new order  has been issued, extending the time till  July 1 st.  This order might not affect the  smaller publishers to any great extent,  but it means thousands of dollars of  expense to the large concerns. As a  a matter of fact, Mr. Lemieux is new  to the business, and has been forced  to rely on subordinates very largely.  In this connection, it will doubtless be  a good thing if, as mooted, there is a  clearing out of of the mossbacks who  have been in the postoffice department  at Ottawa so long that they have an  idea that they are the real thing. If  Mr. Lemieux had some live men to  assist him, the public in general would  be the gainers.  "It pays to advertise," said Mark  Twain, at an advertisement writer's  banquet.  "When I was editing the Virginia  City Enterprise, writing copy one day  and mining the next, I tried to force  this truth home in many ways.  "A suspicious subscriber once wrote  and said he had found a spider in his  paper. . Was this good or bad luck? I  replied to him in our Answers to Cor-  respoadents columns as follows:  "Old Subscriber:���The finding of a  spider in your copy of the Enterprise  was neither good luck nor bad. The  spider was merely looking over our  pages to find out what merchant was  not advertising, so that it could spin  its web acrooss his door and lead a  free and undisturbed existence forever  after."  Rheumatic Paint Relieved.  B. F. Crocker, Esq., now S4 years  of age, and for twenty years Justice of  the Peace at Martinsburg, Iowa, says :  " I am terribly afflicted with sciatic  rheumatism in my left arm and right  hip. I have used three bottles of  Chamberlain's P.ain Balm and it did  me lots of good." For sale by all  druggists.    The scramble on the part of consumers for copper is more pronounced,  if,anything, than at any time recently.  It seems that buyers are willing to pay  any price for the metal if they can secure deliveries within a reasonable period. Stocks on hand amount to practically nothing. A representative of a  leading copper company states that he  could sell 50,00c,000 pounds of coper abroad an once if he could make deliveries in the first quarter of 1907.  ��5��i  fesfi  ltc>is  *W����izyz  tacM?^  teMOWP^l.  ~?���/'  3u-an  I  sin  iTOHAt'  The undersigned Druggist at the .earnest solicitation of the TPerrol Co.,  Limited, of Toronto, has made a thorough and searching investigation into the  ��� merits of FERROL, and of the nVetlto Is of that Company, and he finds that:  Every cure claimed by the Company is absolutely genuine; that FERROL is  manufactured irom the best quality'of Munn's Celebrated Cod Liver Oil (the whole  ofthe oil) and is richer in oil than any other emulsion, ami while it contains just  the right quantity of the best form of Iron and Phosphorous, it is so scientifically  prepared, that not one in a thousand finds any trouble in taking it; that the medicine  has accomplished the most amazing results in its. own city; that its sales in the Home  City have been phenomenal; that it is endorsed' by all druggists .without hesitation or  qualification; that it is, in short, all the Company claims for FERROL, and more.  The more I investigated, the more enthusiastic I became. It is no  longer a question of my willingness to handle the  preparation���FERROL���but       how can I  bring it to the immediate suffering of this city? \  It is a heavy responsibility, but I have faith in the honesty and fairness of the Ferrol Company, Limited,  of Toronto, and the unequalled merits of their preparation, FERROL. -��       w������*�����'��� '-�����*,:'>-v��4. t t    t~"+  (Signed)     J.    B.    BGYtUC  I find also that the druggists in other cities have taken upon themselves the solemn responsibility of  standing behind this medicine; and that these druggists have made in each city a daring and remarkable  distribution of full-sized bottles. tj�� r  ^ Impressed by the action of our fellow-druggists, and convinced that they would not have given this remedy  such unqualified approval without positive knowledge of its merits, I have decided to follow their example and  distribute free of charge i  100 Large Bottles of FERROL Free to the Sick  WEEK BEGINNING SATURDAY/ MARCH 16  At J. B. BOYLE'S Drug Store, Phoenix; B. C  Maintaining a first-class Drug Store, the above named Druggist occupies a com- -  raanding position in the retail drug trade uf tlii.s city, and almost every rvuiuJy tli:it is uflered  to the public seeks an outlet through lii.s store. But with .in eye Hingle to the interests of  his many patrons he is careful to handle the most reliable preparations. Consequently  when a medicine is recommended and endorsed by this Druggist, that medicine must  have merit. w  The above Druggist, after a rigid investigation, described elsewhere in this announcement, has decided to make, upon his own responsibility, the most remarkable distribution  of medicine evesJ'.attenipted in this city. .Convinced by personal experience of the  extraordinary merits of  FERROL  He haa purchased from the Ferrol Co., Limited, of Toronto, a large number of  bottles of thiB remedy, for free distribution, and he hereby invites every person suffering  from any form of blood trouble ; any person who is run down, discouraged and in need of a  powerful tonic; any person suffering from Coughs. Colds, Bronchitis, Croup and all  Bronchial or Lung Trouble, Chronic Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Insomnia, Loss of Weight  and all wasting diseases ; any person who has sought relief in any other remedy or Cod  Liver Oil preparation, and failed to find it, cut out the certificate printed herewith, fill out  the blank lines, present it at the store on the dates given, and get a bottle of this wonderful  preparation, FERROL, Free.  It was necessary for me to purchase a large quantity in order to have tho privilege of  making this free distribution, and the responsibility assumed by me in this matter, I am  positive will be appreciated by the public, and the immense sales that are sure to follow  will more than compensate me for the expenditure involved.  There is absolutely no sentiment in this endorsement of FERROL. It is merely a  business recognition of a preparation that possesses positive merit, and a keen desire on  th* part of a progressive concern to always supply the best goods at the lowest possible price.  THIS CERTIFICATE,  ' >  Properly filled out and signed, entitles the holder to one large sized  bottle of FERROL (Cod Liver  Oil, Iron and Phosphorus), if presented at J. B. BOYLE'S Drug Store,  during   the     week    beginning   Saturday,  March        iG,       1907       from 9 a.m.,  until samples are exhausted.  Name of Patient,      Address, ~    Disease,    The bearer of this certificate hereby  agrees to give this medicine a thorough  and faithful trial and to report to the  druggist named above, within three weeks,  the improved condition of his health that is  almost absolutely certain to follow.  This Coupon must be presented by adults.  No other distribution will be made, and it will be necessary for you  to come early in order to be sure otsecuring a large size  bottle of FERROLTABSOLUTELY FREE  t**,  REMEMBER, only ONE bottle will be given to each family.    Tell your friends of this Wonderful  n& Offer for fear they will not see this advertisement.  WHAT IT IS AND WHY  YOU SHOULD TAKE IT  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the-  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Mali,  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled (or  quality.     Insist  on   having  PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale. Bottled Beer ant* Porter.  enix "Btewing Company  BINER &. SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  PHOENIX, RC  MOTHER  SEIGEL'S  Constipation should never be  neglected; it .tills your blood  with impurities, and sows the  seeds of dangerous diseases.  Mother Seicel's Syrup  regulates your bowels,  cleanses your blood, ensures  good digestion,. and thus  absolutely  CURES  CONSTIPATION  Mcs CO clt stf satlli, told iuiyttlnra.  A   J    WHITES CO..    .   MONTKKAt..  THE FERROL CO., Limitsd  Out  May 24th, 1905  Ghntxembh,  Tho bottle of FERROL I secured from  you, I have found to do great good. My  son used it for a bad cold, and it cured  him. I know it to be an excellent remedy  for a bad cold and for building a person up  after sickness. I might say that it waa a  prominont doctor friond of mine in the  city, who used it for his son, and spoko to  me of it. I have since recommended it  t*�� *> greek many of my friends to try.  Yours truly,  J. B. Tiotuno  1. p. ao't,  WHAT  IKItROL  DOES A careful porusal  of the foregoing will readily suggest to tlie  roador wlint I'EIIItOL does.  It builds up the rundown constitution oh no  ot her preparation can.  It euros .inn-mlB.no matter how chronic, by  supplying the blood with just what It require*  in tlio only form in which impoverished blood  can bo soHupplied.  Itprurent* 4'oiiMiinpUon by fortifying the  constitution against lu attacks.  It restore* Xcrvuun Vitality In a manner  little short of marvellous.  It euro* Coughs, folds. Itronchitis nnd kindred diseases by building up the constitution  so that tho system will throw oir the disease by  natural t*KOCKss-a very diireront thing from  tho usual method of treat ment by administer*  ing cough medicines and oilier drugs which aro  suro to impair digestion and are always debilitating In their eU'ectH. FKItltOL, on the oilier  hand, whllo removing the disease, at the same  tlmo INCREASES   THE  WEIGHT,   K.NKICHKM   the  blood and   improved   tho   patient   in    overy  respeot.  Itasslsts in the development of delicate infants and children, and it is particularly valu-i  ftblo for boys and girls at tho prrlocl of  transition Into manhood and womanhood.  when they  are  so   likely  to  outgrow   their  strength and the syatoni is rendered peculiarly  susceptible to tho attacks of disease.  It  strengthens   tho muscles,   tones_  up   tho  nerves, improves tho vitality, strengthens tho  action of tno heart, and builds up the whole  system so that tlio genus of disease can obtain  110 foothold.  It hax a wonderful recuperative effect on tho  Bruin���bringing to It la proper form Phosphorus, tho Brain*!* chief constituent; attacks  of depression and morbidness, "brain fog,"  otc., aro dispelled���the euro In basal, constructive and complete.  ��n AT IT IK JfOT'-It Is not a "Patent Medl-  cino"���the Ingredients Aro freely made known,  only tho method ot manufacture being secret.  BE.MKMBr.Il���There is only onr Kmulsion  of. Cod Liver Oil, Iron and I'hoiphorns, and  that one Is KKttHOL.  If you feel tho need of a Restorative see that  you get FKRKOL and do not bo put off with  something "just as good *���there it nothing  half so good���nothing "just the same." Protect yourself.  Cod Liver Oil, Iron am! Phosphorus are not  new remedial agents; for ages their merits  have been known and recogniied.and for many  yoara physicians havo indulged the hope that  soma day a satisfactory combination of these  remedies   would   be  perfected   aud   the   full  boneflt of   their   lifo-glvlng  propcrtlos   mads  available.  In '��� K-krkoi.'' thnt hope has at Inst Im*��*o  riill.v rruttzrd. and tho practical benellu  reuniting from it-s use havo far ex.ueileil Ihe  most sanguine ext eetatlons.  These agents are combined in a scieniillcally  prepared Kmulsion so palatable that even a  nursing Infant can and will take it readily,  even greedily : so easily assimilated that the  most delicate digestive organs will dispone of  it with le*-�� dltltrutly than Lln-y would experience in the digestion of the plainest food.  WHAT IT IS.--" FKItltOI.." as its name  implies, is composed mainly of Oil and Iron-  It is. In short, a I'kiikkct Kmi-lsion ok Cod  Livkk On. ami Iron, with a modicum of  Phosphorus added, und is positively the t.uly  preparation combitt ng Uic->c ingredients.  The apparently extravagant claim that it  his no equal in its peculiar sphere is based on  the following common sense reasons:  It combines in palatable form <-nd liver Oil.  tho greatest tissue builder and ilc-li.producer  known to melical science, with Iron, the one  and only agent which will supply impoverishea  Hloixl with the red corpuscles which it must  have in ordor to in.are a healthy condition,  and Phosphorus, which h is no equal as a  Nerve tonic.  D. J. iVia.the<son  3nsurancc Haent  FIDKI.IT V    BONDS,  COMMISSIONER    FOR  KIRK,      i.n'i-.  AM*  A.CCIOKNT.  PI44VTK   GI.AHS1  TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C^  PALACE HEAT MARKET  DOMINION  AVE., PHOKNINJ,  LLC.  Fresh and Salt Meats.  TeJ. no. 12. Fish��   Poultr}/ and Oysters.  1, $��m%  ihmm  'Maps  ���wtfMMwm  MmmM  ���ti$iijB  zzmm  1 y&mi  -���;���������i'liiMiYS'Si  mm j$#  ;1t3f��S|  yy$m&  ZZZ^tiZMZS.  -111!  "'' '-;'.v;.*!:J?,',^'i',1V;,'|  W'Z, ' rv   ; HOENIX   PIOVKfiR.  .f!"-*  Superior Quality  Finest Flavor  Absolute   Parity  All tbis is Assured  by   Demanding  5 In and Arou nd Phoenix  UKlIil'-   TOl'ICS  OK  I.UtAL.   AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  TEA. AND   "ftVLADA"   ONLY  Black, Mixed, Natural Green    Lead Packets Only  IUGHKST    AWAltD    ST.    LOUIS,     IDOL.  "O-  Loading Hotel of Boundary's U��dln|  Mining Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  Now and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  flood Sample Rooms.  t'orner Knob Hill Ave., and Kirst St.,  PHOKNS.X,  I). C.  j. A   MoMASTER  Proprietor.  X  m  m  M  X  ��  x  The Only first-Class  and Up-To-Dite Hotel  In Phoenix   Jg Brooklyn  Jas. Marshall, Prop  i> HOENIX, . .  STEAM HEATED  New from i-ellar to  riof. Dent Sampl ���  Kooius I-i lloundai>  Opposite t�� .">. depot.  Modern Bathrooms  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  r \ * �� '  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining'room; < Large,  airy   and  well  furnished rooms.  Domloloa A venae  Pfaoeaix, B C.  ^ HOTEL   UNION ^  EHOLT,   B.C.  Don't forget Boyle is the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. G.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on JR. J. Gardner.  Prescriptions properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.  Burton's and Bass' Ale on draft ta  the Hotel Brooklyn.  Woodchoppers wanted. Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  '   See Miss 'McDonald,   milliner,   for  sewing machines and  supplies.  This week a cold snap stopped the  going off of the snow somewhat.  Monday evening the Miners' Union  Will give a St. Patrick's dance at the  hall.  Wanted���lot with or without cottage, reasonable, for cash. Apply,  Box 42.  Miss McDonald, milliner, announces'  that her spring millinery has arrived  and, is now on display.  At the Sunday evening service at St.  John's Church of England Robert  Thompson will sing "The Rosary."     ���  Rev. Lundie's subject at the Presbyterian church tomorrow evening will  be, "St. Patrick, His Life and Labors."  Miss Bannerman, of Grand Forks,  is taking the place of Nurse Murray at  the hospital while the latter is away on  her vacation.  "The. opera chairs for the opera house,  ordered sonie: months ago from Ontario, have arrived, and will shortly be  set up, greatly increasing the comfort  of those attending performances there.  Will John F. McMartih or any one  knowing his address kindly send same  to his daughter who urgently needs  his advice. 'Miss Georgie W. Mc-  Martin; '527=. W; 121st Street, New  Wk JCity, JN7 Y. ;7;/7; )���"���    '        '"';  J Passenger "rates oh the Great Northern are now 40 cents cheaper between; Phoenix and Spokane, due to a  reduction to 3 cents per mile between  between Marcus and Grand Forks. On  the Phoenix hill 4 cents  per  mile  is  still the.tariff.   J \         Wednesday and Thursday evenings  the Amsden Musical Comedy Co., with  some 15 or 20 people, held the boards  at the opera ' house. The first night,  .with a full house,the opera "Mascot"  was given, with much satisfaction to  the audience. The second night the  Governor's Wife" was the bill. It was  the first appearance of the company in  Phoenix..    ..  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  April  1 oth  to 14th, inclusive.  Sewing machines to rent at $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  F.ncycloypaedia Britannica, 26 vols.,  for sale at less than half cost. Inquire  at I'ioneer office.  Subject for Sunday evening at the  Methodist Church will be, "Playing  I list and Loose," the fourth in a series  of "Characters that have Moulded the  Centuries."  If vou haven't a ticket for the Easter Monday Calico ball, you had better secure one before they are all disposed of. The supply is growing short,  and no more will be printed.  Last evening as the Pioneer was being piinted, the last masquerade carnival of the season was being given  by Prendergast and Munro at the  Phoenix skating rink, with a long list  of prizes for the various events.  Last evening a St. Patrick's concert  was given at St. Andrews Presbyterian  church, Irish pieces being on the programme as a rule. There was a good  attendance, and the entertainment was  much enjoyed.  Charles A. McClung and Miss Victoria lohnson went to SpoKane and  were married at the Methodist par  sonage Wednesday by JRev. Henry I.  Rasmus. Both are well known here  and are receiving the congratulations  of friends. .;  J 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 Chun:h  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.  Church of England���Services  11   a.  m. and 7:30 p. M.,Rev. R. A. Heath.  The   best conducted  Hotel   in  BAR AND.'.TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  important  Boundary.  railway  town   in   the  W.   S.   TOBXEY,   PROP,  We   hnve   tit   last k reived our  delayed   sbipnent of  long  Boundary Side Lights  My Wife's Family.  A musical farce comedy said to be  ol unusual excellence, will be the attraction at the Phoenix Opera House,  March 26th, Manager Morrison having  been fortunate in securing the three  act play, "My Wife's Family," the com  bined work of Hal Stephens and Harry  Linton, prolific and successful writers  of that style of entertainment. This  merry concoction of fun, music and  amusing frivolity, was greeted by warm  praise wherever presented last season,  as the jolliest, cleanest and loveliest of  comedies seen in the musical world,  a constant creator of laughter, that is  simply irresistible. The comedy appeals  to all that is refined; the book is not  of the forced kind, while the musical  numbers are all of the jingling, whistling order.  The company presenting "My Wife's  Family" was selected for each person's  natural ability to assume the various  characters assigned to them, with the  result of being one of the best diilled  organizations on the road today.  Clever comedians, pretty girls and a  whole ensemble well nigh perfect in  every respect. The costuming, elec:  trical and stage effects are correct in  every detail. The engagement of "My  Wife's Family" should prove to be an  artistic and financial success.  Dear f^oOier  Your little ones ore a constant care ir  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh':  Consurnplion Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pl=asant to  lake. It is guaranteed to cute or your monrv  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell jv  ���SHICOH  T1.;. r^i-14.;'-/ ��t.,..'.' '.- ',   r..,.,.-y J"..i<'"vjl ,  i  k  As  As  $  /*  m  m  f  WATCHES  JUST ARRRIVED   A complete assortment of  fancy hand painted china  in beautiful designs. This is  by far tne fines., china we  have ever had in stock.   ���  AIM, WE ARE OFPERINO SPECIAL  VALUES IN WATCHES  this  ,. week and next, at $1 25, $5  and ��7, nil stem-wind and acl  and warramed tlmi:-keepers,  -Gulls of inspection invited  ��1 The Jeweler >  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  %  Y  Y  Y  Y  W  Y  W  y  Y  y  w  w  <V  w  Y  Y  W  Y  Y  I  Pabst Beer  And t-u.li Pioniptly Fill all "Orde'i-fl  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  j ' * ��� . . i   .  .. r- . ��� , .  Wiite, telephone, telegraph ort-all on  Greenwood. Liquor Co*  McCREATH. Proprietor.  jam^  UK I\ I.IXK  ~m*m.  Green Carnations  Green Carnations  Green Carnations  Chambeila it's Cough Remedy Is Both Agreeable and Effective.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has  no superior for coughs, colds and  croup, and the fact that it is -pleasant  to take and contains nothing in any  way injurious has made it a favorite  with mothers. Mr. ,W. S. Pelham, a.  merchant of Kirksville, Iowa, says:  "For more than twenty years Chamberlain's CongK Remedy has been my  leading remedy for all throat troubles.  It is especially successful in cases of  croup. Children like it and my customers who have used it will not take  any other."    For sale by all druggists.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  ��� ���'Reported by B. B. Migh'ton & Co.,  Nelson, B. 0. Corrected to March 14,  1U07.J  Kor   H14*   St.    I'utrirk's   Dance  MONDAY, .MARCH 18  4>luO    IS*    A    VIHIETY   r-Y   C"l OUR  see   JAMES  W"  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co., Ltd.  Nolic*.* is boreby ��iv*-n that, at a  meclitiii ot the Board of Diieelort* of tbe  Granliy Consolidated Minitijjt, Sinpltini;  and Power Co.. Ltd., held Ibis -day, a  regular qiiarlerly ��iivi.k-iui of twpper  cent and an ex tin dividend of one per  cent upon the p.-ir value of the t*tock  oiitpti'iicjitifr. whs declared out of tbe  net earnings of tbe companv, payable  March .30th, 1907, to all st'-ekholders of  record at 3 p.m. on March 15tb, 1A07.  For the pnrpo.-.n of tbe dividend; the  trunwfer books of the company will doge,  itt 3 p.m. on March J5th. and rroperi at  10a.m., Aprillst, 1907.  JNobtiiiiup Fowlkk,  ���  Secretary.  Dated this     61 h day of A'r*fli. IP07.  1 f -#4f&4&-***<r&*-tt*W'4*a:+4r&a4i4*  I FURNITURE I  Carpets in the piece.  Cotton Ingrains and  7^Papestry Squares.  Japanese Matting.  Linoleums and Table Oilcloth.  gjajr foil Wmes of BEobiNG.  PRICES RIGHT-    A CALL INVITED.  Greenwodd Miners' Union No. 22  will give its annual ball next  Monday.  According to the report of Dr.  Kingston, the city health officer, there  were 12 deaths last year in Grand  Forks from typhoid.  .    .  Having installed a large cylinder  press, the Greenwood Times is to appear this week in.seven coiumn form,  about the size of the Pioneer.   ....  This week D. Q. Dodd was appoint  ed chief of   police   at   Greenwood,  Chief Foulds, appointed a  couple  of  weeks ago to succed Chief Mackenzie,  haying resigned. j< ;  There are again rumors from Grand  Forks that the C.P.R. is contemplating  the removal of its shops to that point  from Eholt. , As yet,, however,, the  people;; of jEholtJ are-J not worrying  about it.  ^This: week W.^JR. Timmins, of Yer:  noii^hijJih chief raiiger ofthe Forresters  in . British. Columbia, visited : Court  Kettle'Rivef, N0.3575 at Grand Foiks,  this be'm^ the only Forresters Lodge  in the Boundary.  Officers of the Greenwood Miners'  Union No. 22 elected recently, were:  President. Frank Steel, vice-president,  J O. Davidson; 2d vice-president, Jas.  Hick'ey; financial secretary, R.'A. Math-!  ieson; treasurer, Jas. Higgins; recording! r t._ ,  secretary, ��� J;   S.   Matbieson;   warden, | Gambler Cariboo  Uan Inglis; conductor, U.V. Richards. I gno��shoe .  . I Snowstorm.  Work on the water power develop-, 'Stewart . ..  ment of the Greenwood City Water Su  Works Co., Ltd., is now in such an  advanced shape that in another month  the plant is expected to begin to furnish power to the city of Greenwood  for lighting, etc. The big water wheel  has been set in place and the rest of  the machinery is being installed and ad- camP' and expect to open for business  IMPROVED  PACIFIC COAST  SERVICE  Leave NELSON 7:30 a. m.  ArriveVANCOUVE R 11 -50 noon  Arrive VICTORIA   5.45   p.. m.  .. one Nfgm en Route..  VANC0UVER-V1CT0RIA ROUTE  S. S.   Princess   Victoria  VICTORIA-SEATTLE  ROUTE  S. S. Princess May  STANDARD SLEEPING CAR  Nelson-Slocan City  BERTHS    $1.00  Car can be  occupied  at  Nelson  Union Depot at 9 p. m.  For detailed   information  apply to  Local Agents  J. S.Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B.C.  E. J. Coyle, A G.P.A.,  Vancouver, B. C.  Alameda ....... ..   . .'.'������  Alh*-rtnCoal-and Coke  B. C. Copper   Bullion ."  ClmrlesDickens.  BIO  .13  " .30 '  8.00  .07  Cons. Smelters  135.00  Diamond Vale.  Dominion Copper ..  Furnace Creek ....,  Hei tie   Granby ..      Happy Day J:'.'.'...,  International Coal..  Oom I'ntil.   Park Copper  11 van  .29  6.00  1.30  ���19%  14.00  .05J4  .60  .25  .06  .28  .45  3.10  3.00  .08>ti  4ibkbd  . .16  .   .35  8.25  .07^  .32^  145.00  .33  6.50  1.90  .22  16.00  .06 Ja'  .64  .35  ���09^  .31  .50  3.20  3.25  .10  Cosgroue & McAstocker this w eek  bought out the Royal Billiard Parlors  and Bowling Alleys from Robert H.  Karatofsky, and have taken possession.  The new owners  are  well  known  in  justed by Manager.E.G. Warren  his force of men.  and j ton*gh**  1 ments.  after  making some improve-  ��&- v��%3��  ngm ���������iwsimw  &$M04&VH**f*qt****  .  Invest  Your  Money  In Such Legitimate Shares as Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MPST GROW.   Peal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buying business and residential property.    Every   residence "  in Phoenix is rented.    Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance. '  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Slocks Will Briny Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today:  1  Granby ...4   Dominion-   International Coal   Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)   Copper King   Oro Denoo   Burke-   Bullion   Happy Day ;   lleckla   Idaho Mont. S   Souora (Coeurd'A.)..  Snow Storm   Stuart- ....  Furnace Cr. (Cala.)...  Sullivan...   Skylark   J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.  ^t*s*Qs*a^ea*a*a*a**0*i**ai^si+0a\  Bank Blcck, Pfcctcix, F.C  m*amiM0��t+imma*t4**sta*m0Os*m****  J  ir; >���?���-  1907  We have a splendid stock of  FURNITURE  to select from.  BINNS  UNDERTAKING.  A PRETTY CHOICE  of beautiful things is always here at  your comm and.- Here you will always  find all that ia prettiest and  beet  in  all kinds of  JEWELRY  If you want a gift for a friend or an  ornament '.or yourself, you can always rely on getting just what you  want at this store. We like to h*a< e  people come in and inspect r tn-offer-  ings. We ieaveit to tbe beautv. of  our jewelry to make buyers of tb'em.  GEO. E. DEY,-  JEWELER  KNOB HILT. AVE.,  PHOKNIX, B.C  ���Start the Year 1907  Right in your business by getting a New Line of  Blank Books and Office Needs  We have a large stock of these goods, with labor saving  systems and can fit you out in good shape. Let us have  your order. c  McRae Bros/ & Smitlv" Ltd.  STA.TI03VER.S, ETC. ...  Knob Hill Av��*. Phoenix, B. C.  lliam Hunter Co., Limited  ButtiUtUm Atmvur.  MINING BROKERS  PHoi/rfix.'nc.  >>.��r.t��f*SP^'fj.��;��S^'**'i,S��^'**^*��'��>��Sft&  ���Sleatnsbip >Ratc�� toian'd Fr.om Eu;ro:pc.  Third class Liverpool to Phoenix,  $74^,90; 'third class ''Scandinavia to  Phdjenix, $78.40; third class Genoa to  Phoenix, $82.40. --���-'-..  KELSON,;::.       ti; ���?-.  Subject to)trior Sale we offer:  1000 Alberta 0< al........  4000 Pathfinder...........  2000 B C. Amalgamated.,  100 B. 0. Copper   JJ 1800 Diamond Val<*.   20(1 '���'ominion Copper....  .., 100 Snou-ptorm ......... J  "    200''Stewart.   600 Sallivan :.    J10  -1000 Gertie .:.:..    .22  -.32  .02K  Bid"  _^��rkel  .30  6.50  3.20  3.25  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Subject to prior purchase we will b'jv.  2000 Aurora Cons...; 00)^  2000 Alberta Coal (pooled)     .20  1000 Calif. Monarch Oil..      .16}^  20 Dom.  Copper Bonds     Offer  5000 Denoro Mines.  2000 Happy Day   JO Sullivan Bonds...  50U0 Monte Cristo   500 Snowshoe   2000 EatnberOaTibob..  MX  55.00  .02  .,4'S  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Chil-  '^^^^^f^ff1^^^.^^^ on  request.   New Yonfc,  Toinojiitco  '7.8pok'ane quotations received daily.  DRAWER 1082.  l. �����. TM'miE- aasj).  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for  winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  new  Men's Hats    A large assortment, just  in,  of those  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 Undenvear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  flf��|  HUNTER CO., LTD.  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