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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 14, 1908

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 am  i'aa��iWiJ;s2&iriS3;ii��Kiva��i;iU^.  at^.^isi!LS  i.SititSKmsxfitswimnmcavm'nKmiti  [:.mt  m  m  a  I  J  m  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL  Ninth Vicar  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. MARCH, 14  '908  (No, 17  ruMwWWO l��)��a��<^^iT��*Aii��<^sT^is)^il%��sMro^^  n  1  1  The Grocery Department is  one of the' most important  parts of a Store. We give our  Grocery Department the most  careful attention���in buying,  to see that we get the very  Best Brands/the Freshest  Goods, and the Best Assortment Possible.  We feel satisfied that we offer  a little better grade of goods  than the average grocery store  and seli them at exactly the  same price as cheaper brands.  IMPROVEMENTS  COST $200,000  This Year at Granby  Smelter.  A Few Specials For Saturday:  50c doz.  40c   "  for 25c  40c lb.  Largi-t Navel Oranges  Medium Navel Oranges  Nice Crisp Celery  Y Hot House Lettuce  Northern Spy Apples(extra special) 2.25   box.  Smoked Kippi.-rs - . 20c lb.  Smoked  Haddies        -        -        -    20c lb.  Read what the Ladies Home  Journal has  to say about Clean Groceries, then try  THE BIG STORE  Details of New Machinery Recently Ordered.  }0^am0ms+a**  \^^^3^^9^^!^!N^NS!N^!^!^)^^^!^!^^ MAACfiMMAA M & |  KEEP THESE  ITEMS IN MIND  When Placing Your Order For  Next Month:  > White Rurbank Potatoes  $1-5�� per cwt.  ��� Fancy Wrapped   Apples  2.21; per Box  j Fancy Unwrapped Apples  2.00 per Box  ] Swift's Hum.    ... 20 cts.   lb.  ��  j Swift's Bacon  20 cts.   lb.  j 14 lb. Box Creamery Butter. . 4-5��  I Ontario F4ggs (guaranteed).... 1 00 for3doz.  j Ontario Cheese  20 cts. lb.  j Five Roses Flour  .i.75 cwt.  : Raising and Currants........ .i2^< pkg.  We have as complete and fancv a  stock of groceries as can be  found in Southern B. C, and will  do our best to please our customers in every particular.  Mmrn&myM^^  c^^^mmmmgrnc^mmmmc  aaarrra  The comfortable sum of about  $200,000 represents what the Granby  Consolidated Co. is spending this year  in improvements and enlargements at  the company's smelting works near  Grand Forks, including the new ore  and coke bunkers now just about completed, and the machinery and structural steel work for the enlargement of  'he smelter proper.  A. B.W.Hodges, the local managerof  tne company furnished the following  details of the orders placed a few days  a^o for machinery and additional electrical and other equipment, which is all  to be delivered in the early summer  and should be completely installed in  the fall, giving the smelter a capacity  of about 4,500 tons or more each 24  hours, under normal conditions:  The blast furnaces, of which there  are now eight in the battery, are to be  made four feet four inches longer than  at present, making them 22 feet in  length each. This will require 32  more water jackets, making a oarload,  which will be furnished by the Allis-  Chalmers Co., of Chicago. It will not  he necessary to enlarge the furnace  building for this purpose.  The converter plant will be entirely  renewed. At present the converter  plant has just about all it can do to  handle the product of the furnaces,  even though operating at fullest capacity for 24 hours each and every day.  The present stand of three converters  are 70 inches in diameter and 100  inches in length, and the. three new  converter stands will be 84 inches in  diameter and 126 inches long each,  there also being teu new shells. This  will give a much gteater capacity per  shift than at present. The Power &  Mining Machinery Co., of Cudahy,  Wis., secured this order.  To make room for the enlarged converter  ol*5*^ ��A--~-*������' .-*��������-��� *Vil--L/UIIU-'  ihn will be lengthened 80 feet. The  new converters will be electrically operated���the first of this type in the Boundary���and will be operated by 25 h.p.  electric motors.  In the blower building the engine  capacity will be doubled. At present  the engines have =;00 h.p. capacity,  and a new engine of 500 h.p. capacity  has been ordered with a 500 h.p. motor to drive it. It will be of double  cylinder type, capable of furnishing I  10,000 cubic feet of free air per minute  with 15 pounds pressure, and will be,  like the others, of Nordberg make,  from Milwaukee.  To supply the additional blast  needed for the furnaces necessitated  by their being considerably lengthened,  two new Connersville blowers have been  contracted for, each having a capacity  of 30,000 cubic feet of free air per  minute. To operate these blowers  there will be four 150 h.p. electric  motors, all new motors to be of Canadian Westinghouse type.   .  With the enlargement of the blast  furnaces will also be required additional  trolley engines to haul the feed cars  from the coke and ore bins. Four of  these trolley engines, each of 30 h.p.  are now on the way to Grand Forks  from the makers in the east.  All of the above machinery has  been contracted for with the explicit  provision that it is for delivery on or  before July 1st. As soon as it arrives the work of installation will be at  once started, one furnace being changed  over and enlarged at a time. This  will slightly cut down the smelting  capacity for a short time, but when  one or two furnaces are enlarged, the  increase in size will make up for other  furnaces being out of commission temporarily to undergo the same change.  Today the Granby smelter is the  most complete plant of its kind in  Canada, beyond all question, and is  handling from 3,200 to 3,400 tons of  ore daily. When the enlargements  are finished in the fall, this capacity  will be increased by upwards of 1,000  tons per day. From this it is evident  that the directors of the company do  not anticipate that the price of copper  will remain for any great length of time  at the present low level.  THE LORD'S DAY  ALLIANCE MEETING  Talks by T. Albert Moore and  W/M. Rochester  Monday evening a meeting was held  at the Methodist church ind addresses  were made by the visitors in behalf of  the Lord's Day Alliance. Rev. T.  Albert Moore, of Toronto, general  secretary of the Lord's Diy Alliance of  Canada, and secretary of the general  conference of the Methodist church,  and Rev, VV. M. Rochester, of Winnipeg, secretary of the Alliance for the  four western provinces, were present.  Music was furnished by the combined  choirs of the Presbyterian and Methodist churches, and a good audience  was present.  The main topic was One Day's Rest  Out of Seven, and the: speakers took  it up, not so much as a church matter,  but more as a physical, mental and  moral need. The audience seemed  much interested in what they had to  say. The secretaries are travelling  through British Columbia, speaking in  various places on behalf of the Alliance  and its objects and purposes.  ��� ���    . ���  ��� ���  Smashed Record Again  S fyv*  C. P. R. Stopped Sawmill Operations  Murdock Mclntyre, who has lately-  been installing a small sawmill at  Silica siding, five miles from Phoenix  on the C. P. R., was recently served  with an injunction by the C. P. R.,  preventing him from cutting or carrying away any more timber. Mr. Mclntyre had put in and paid for in advance a spur for his special use, and  had purchased and about installed a  small sawmill. The company per  mitted him to do this and go to this  heavy expense and then stopped him  taking the timber. -Omhis own behalf  Mr. Mclntyre states that he had arranged with the agents bf the company  for the timber, but the C. P. R. does  not seem to acknowledge the arrangements. The immediate result is that  this week Mr. Mclntyre let about 20  men go who had been in his employ,  and if the company does not adjust  matters the sawmill'will be moved to  another point���some'place where the  C. P. R. does not own the land, the  timber, the water, the air and the fullness thereof.  This week the Granby minesi  for the third consecutive week,  not only broke the previous week's  shipping record, but all other  previous records.  In the seven days no less than  24,440 tons of ore were sent to  the company's smelter���an average of 3,491 tons of ore daily.  COMING AND 60ING  TOUR OF OUR  SMELTERS  Pioneer   Man   Visits  Them All  little new that he could say regarding  a resumption of operations by his company, but he hoped for good news  before long. As a matter of fact it  all seemed to depend on the copper  market, which is now in anything but  a satisfying condition. Mr. McAllister  would make no sure predictions, but a  still lower price before June would  not surprise him, when the presidential nominations occur in the United  States.  Around the B. C. Copper smelter  everything is quiet as can be, but the  company has a very large stock of  coke on hand now, so that when  orders for resumption are received���say  in May or June, if not sooner there  will be no delay on this score in getting  the plant in operation. It is quite  evident that a 12 or 13 cent market  has no attractions for the management  of the company, but one ruling around  15 cents would be more to the purpose.  Dominion Copper Company  As expected, things are just as somnolent at the smelter of the Dominion  Copper Co., at Boundary Falls as at  the works of the B. C Copper, at  Greenwood- W. C. Thomas, the manager, and P. F. Roosa, the paymaster,  were there, and the former went all  over the works with the writer, showing where he intended to make his  improvements and enlargements when  once the order came from New York  to start up again. Here, too, there is  no special shortage of coke.  Mr. Thomas could give no imfor  mation whatever regarding the probable date of resumption, any more  than Mr. McAllister could about his  company. With his company also, it  seemed to depend entirely on the market price of copper, and he had no  instructions yet from the New York  office. The water is being kept out o f  the Brooklyn mine by some five hours  Xmmj-Hna.Haily. anrl pvarything gonaro.ll}.  is in shape to begin again on short  notice on receipt of orders to that  effect.  A. B; Hood, manager of the Eastern  Townships Bank, Grand Forks, was  here last Monday.'  Robert G. Gordon who has been a  sometime resident of this camp went  over to Moyie last Monday.  Mrs. O. N. Galer returned early this  week from spending several days with  Miss Hodges in Grand Forks.  D. E. McCutcheon, representing R.  G. Dun & Co., at Vancouver, was  here this week on a business trip.  T. A. Love, of Winnipeg, came in  Saturday, and continued his journey to  Hedley this week, where he has a  brother.  A. B. W. Hodges, local manager of  the Granby Company, returned Friday from a trip to the coast and was  up here this week.  Christopher W. Greer, after spending a couple of months in Phoenix,  left this week for his home at Rose  Hill near Kamloops.  John Mulligan returned Wednesday  from a week's trip to the outside, during which time he visited Spokane,  Vancouver and Victoria.  Wm. R. Williams went to Spokane  Sunday, with the intention of continuing his journey to Vancouver and perhaps to Hrince Rupert.  Supt. O. B. Smith, Jr., of the Granby mines, spent several days in Spokane  this week, returning Thursday with  his brother from the east.  J. E. Rose came in from Vancouver  Monday and has been spending the  week in camp, being accompanied by  A. D. Morrison of Grand Forks.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., returned  to Greenwood last Saturday from a  several weeks' trip to New York, in  consultation with the directors of the  concern.  James Marshall, proprietor of the  Hotel Brooklyn, and Mrs. Marshall  returned Monday from a three weeks'  trip to the coast, visiting Mr. Marshall's sister at Ladysmith and stopping  at Halcyon on the. return.  SENTENCEDIOR  THREE Yp|  Burglarized the Wm.  Hunter Store,  Only   Four    Days   Between  Robbery and Sentence*   ���  Eight out ol Fourteen Furnaces  Are In Operation  Have You Registered?  In connection with the appointment  of the commissioners for taking affii-  davits it is well to keep in mind that  the next court of revision of provincial  voters' lists will he held on the first  Monday in May, and in order that new  names be placed on the list which will  then be made up it will be necessary  that they be posted in the court house  for thirty days preceding that date. As  these lists may be the ones used at the  next Dominion election it is important  that this point should not be forgotten.  This week the Pioneer man made a  tour of all the smelters in the Boundary, for the purpose of sizing up conditions just as they are and seeing  what the future has in store, and found  eight out of fourteen furnaces in  blast.  The first one visited was that of the  Granby company at Grand Forks, and  here was noted the most intense activity  in all departments. As the public  knows already, the smelter has recently  made some phenomenal runs, smelting  in given shifts, or days, more ore than  ever previously in the history of the  plant, and showing conclusively what  can be done under favorable circumstances. About 325 men are employed on the several shifts around the  Granby smelter, and nearly a car load  of blister copper, 99% line, is shipped  daily across the continent to the refining  works. The complete battery of eight  furnaces was noted to be in operation,  and the trolley feed trains were seemingly running in every direction, keep-  the furnaces busy eating up their  quota of Phoenix ore.  Mr. Hodges was seen and stated  that everything was moving along like  clockwork throughout the smelting  plant, no delays of any kind occurring  for smooth operating. He had just  returned from Victoria, notwithstanding the fact that both Grand Forks  papers had him at that minute in  Ottawa���where, by the way, he had  not the least intention of going at this  time. Regarding the piice of copper  Mr. Hodges had little to say. At  present the profits of the company  were pretty small, but two or three  months should see improvement.  Two trains of ore each day on both  the C. P. R. and Great Northern railways, are received at the Granby  smelter, and stored in the capacious  ore bunkers if not required to feed the  yawning furnaces. There is no trouble  now, as in the past, about railway cars,  railway motive power, electric power,  or coke.  B. C. Copper Co.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Collumbia Copper Company,  who had returned but a day or two  previously from his trip to New York,  was up to his ears in work when the  Pioneer man r-i'lrd Inst Monday.  Smilingly, he ;, * c. . nid that there  was  Boundary Mining Notes  This week a night shift was put on  at the Gold Drop by Foreman John  Swanson.  A few men left the Boundaay this  week to secure work in the Butte  copper mines, which recently resumed.  This week the Curlew opening at  the Granby mines was put in full commission for the first time, crusher, conveyor, etc.  A car of ore is being shipped today  from the Sally mine, West Fork, going  out to Trail from Midway, the nearest  railway point.  Outside of the watchmen, Master  Mechanic Brandon is the only man  employed at the British Columbia  Copper Co's smelter.  Granby's monthly pay-day for February came last Tuesday, when about  $50,000 was paid out in Phoenix and  about $30,000 at the smelter in Grand  Forks.  A few men are at work at the Bri  tish Columbia Copper Co.'s Mother  Lode mine, installing the new air compressor plant, part of which was received from Sherbrooke, Quebec, last  week.  W. A. Carlyle, who has been making an examination of the Le Roi  mine at Rossland, has returned to  London and will report to the directorate. He had expected to visit the  Boundary while in British Columbia,  but did not get around to it.  In the month of Januarv but 768,-  000 pounds of copper were imported  from British Columbia to the United  States, against 2,410,116 pounds in  January a year ago. This year's imports represent the output of the Granby Co. for that month���that is, such  part of it as had been shipped to the  refinery in the east.  Four Boys and Two Girls.  Four boys and two girls were added  to the population of Phoenix within  the last few clays, as follows:  To the wife of Louis Penna, March  4th, a son.  To the wife of Domenico Mussatto,  Dominion avenue, March 8, a son.  To the wife of Edgar W. Fox, Snow-  shoe mine, March 10th, a son.  To the wile of A. Hill, Spion K.op,  March 10th, a son.  To the wife of A. I.amb, Spion Kop,  March 12th, a daughter.  To the wife of Albin Johnson, on  Brooklyn avenue, March 12, a daughter.  The Minstrel Maids.  The Minstrel Maids,' under the  Junenile Bostonian management, will  appear in Phoenix for two nights, commencing  Tuesday, March   17, with a  bevy of protty /jirlc, gorgeous COStUmeS  and electrical effects, and all special  scenery. The performance opens with  a minstrel first part, followed by a  musical comedy, where all the latest  songs and hits are sung, and also some  new novelties never betore seen in  Phoenix.  The company number 22 people,  and has been playing to packed nouses  everywhere. They are playing Nelson  for a return date, the third time in two  months. Quite a number of the faces  seen in the Minstrel Maids are well  known to Phoenix theatre goers, as  they made friends by the score when  here last season. Tiny Halycon  Martin, the Midget Minstrel, will  appear at each performance. An entire change of program is given each  night, and if you miss either one of  them, you will miss a treat. Seats are  now selling at Brown's. Prices, $1,00,  75c, 5��c.    Latest Prices in Metals  Nbw York���Copper, electrolytic, $12  25 @ $12.50;   lake. $12.25 @ $12.62.  Bar Hilver, 65%  L'-.i'l,   $3 65 (�� 13.70.  Sv 'tar, $4.60 <$. $4.70.  Last Monday night Fred King and  Donald Langley, who said when arrested, that they came from Nelson, obtained, entrance to the store ot the Wm.  Hunter Co., on Dominion avenue and  helped themselves to whatever mer-,  chandise they could carry off, the value  of the goods amounting to about $250.  They fitted themselves out completely  from head to foot, then selected a  couple of suit cases and filled them.  Men's wear and ladies' wear was taken  in profusion, including furs, clothing,  shoes and numbers of other things.  The burglary  was,  of course  dis-  coved the next  morning, and C' H.  Reeves,  the manager, with the aid of  the police set to work on the case.   It  was found that two men, each  with  a  suit case, were seen  passing Hartford  Junction that morning, evidently bound  for Eholt on the C. P. R. track.    Mr.  Reeves,    accompanied; by. Chief  of  Police  Gunn   and   Constable  Dock-  steader, went down to Eholt, and  ran  into the their men in the Hotel Northern in that town.    They were promptly  taken into custody, brought to Phoenix  and given apartments in the city jail.  Wednesday they came up before A.;  S. Hood, police magistrate, who  held  them for trial by a higher court They'  had, it seems,   been   hanging around  camp for the past week or;two, getting  meals at the Granby hotel or elsewhere  whenever they could panhandle a meal  ticket from others.    Incidentally there  had been a number of thefts there that  up to this time could not be accounted .  for.    They  planned  their  robbery in .  good shape, but in getting away cseem- '  ed not to know just how to do it.      ���--'*  The accused elected'; to have 'speedy ���'���  trial,' and -it . was arranged ��� to---bring������������  them up before Judge Brown in the  county court at Greenwood yesterday,  After hearing the evidence and what  they had to say, King and Langley  were sentenced to three year terms in  the penitentiary. They were taken to  Nelson and thence will go to the penitentiary at New Westminster.  Skadar SeacoB li Over  Last Wednesday evening the proprietors of the Phoenix skating rink  gave a hard times carnival, and announced that that evening would be  the last of the season, the ice beginning  to get soft and watery at times, owing  to the balmy climate enjoyed here.  There were a number of races and  other events. One was a matched race  between Wm. Murray and Tommy  Oxley for $50 a side, which Oxley  won. In the snowshoe race were  four heats, H. A. Munro coming out  winner against A. Murray iu the last  heat. In the barrel jumping, Archie  Murray was first, with Joe McClosh  second, the jump being over six barrels.  The judges were G. Kay, A. E. H.  Clark, A. Murray and H. A. Munro.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth .  *"���>��  ��� �����������-�����*  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  March   14,  '08  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1   .    ...  I 1907.  Mink.  Granby Mines..  Snowshoe .....  1900     1901       1902       1903  64.553 331,762 309.858 393.7IK  J97      1,731    JO,800    71,312  for 190/. lur (  as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� ,  Past  1007  613.537  135,001  1904  549.703  1905  653.SS9  1906  801,404  8,4*5  1908  194,120  367  Week  34.440,,  X  550  1,076  3,350  1,040  ...������.  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode...   j.340  B. C. Mine  19,494  Kmma . ��   Oro Denoro .... .   Bonnie Belle   Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem-    Idaho-  ......  Rawhide  _   Sunset .  ��   Mountu Rose   Athelstan     1,300  Morrison ~    R.Bell   Senator   Brey Kogle   No. 37   Reliance...   Sulphur King���   A Winnipeg.  .......  ��� Golden Crown���  King Solomon...  A 3ig Copper ~   T No. 7 Mine  665  City of 1'aris      3,000 .  .   Jewel _        160        350  A Riverside. -   T Carmi   Sally   Rambler _   Butcher Boy ������ .  Duucau   Providence ~  F.lkhoru   Strathmoie   Golden F.agle   Prestou   Prince Henry   Skylark ���   Last Chance   B. P. O.Miue   Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby  80 .  Republic   Miscellaneous...   3,330      3,456  99,034 141,336 138,079  47,405   14,811 19.365  650     8,530 33,937   ��� 15.537  803     7,455   15.731  174,398    147,576  37.9oo  16,400  9.48s  3.007  [05.900  1.48H  11 S04  3.<77  308 J3I  1,712  18,374  14.401  33,350     55.73'  ��  785  625  482  3,060  "890'  5.646  3.339   Si  3,435  3.070  3,350  II  1./59  4,586  35.108  3.os6  4,747  140.6S5  2.96b  36.033  48,390  3.5SS  3.450  322  564  33  1,833  43.395  <3,3S3  64.173  31.37��  31.358  649  33  ��SO  586  ...30  MS  319  993  400  167  335  SOO  736  335  53  50  300  60  750  770  ��50  535  689  355  73  30  40  90  80  500  ...30  106  76  1,140  40  140  15  589  9��  40  700  55  60  30  45  Total.tons  96,600 390,800508.876690.419829,808   933.S48 1,161.537 1.148.337  Smelter treatment��� ,, ������  Granby Oo  03,387   330,828 MJ.440 401.931 M6.35.3  B.C.CopperCo  117,611 148.000 ��&3.9ij  Dom. Cop. Co.   ���  '33,570  687,988 838379  210.484 310,830 123,740  30.930   84,059 318,811  637.626  3*'.95��  '53.439  194.587  !9'.9��3  Total reduced. 63389 348,439 460,940 607.404 ��37.666 983.877 I,173.43��M33.��'7   <9'.993     *��.763 (  vm  ��� K  1  I  mm  ym  1:-  Mi  t;*a  W:  ,;y:.fiUYYY:::  ���!-VI:  ;.;&V-  SBffl!KB9ISfflfll^fflSi  iOTfl'fitfonm?'!  rt*>w��j*���.,iT-7��*"��-wwr-ini-"iWjr^m4^ vex PfiosMX pio��ra&  S3:  liSKi '���',  �����*  mm )���  Si'  5%  is:  'iWiii.  k  m  I  ITS PTTRITY  ITS FLAVOR  ITS FRAGRANCE  ITS RELIABILITY  Are Responsible for,: itsJEn-  normous sale of 18,000,000  Packets Annually.'  ot-x�� <�������>��� <nr>*4fit> ��� .or** ��� 4ir>*<�� *���*<&!>. ��� 4<�����c^������<^^��>"<^?  -OUR COPPER CORNER *  t      : TEA"...  irBJiiyeE OF TEAS.  Blue, Label 40c, Red Label  i  and Gold Isabel 60c.  50c.  Per Lb.  AT ALL  The Phoenix pioneer !inssn,,md,M"!eki" N��� Br����s  \ x t       .  - ...  Xatl Botraekry Mining Toarnal.  ;     .,is��0J��n 0����AIOIlD��.VS���� TUX    \  PI0NBB��#UBIiI8HING CO.  ATFHOEKIX. ���,C".  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqch.  v.i.nhJ..!' 1 i��u��lno"office No,'i4.  Ttltn��)onc��)f j Manager's residence. No. 1$.  itjaacmirnone ih,��dv��i��cb, ����  rartsar..... Is.oo  ���Is MonU��^4���=--^""v;;"-;'"--" "��������� M*  Tatka Onltt4��Ut��M, per year...,....���.....-., a.50  irvou a:e'B04 ���'aubicrberio'thla paper, this  la anlBTltalioa tp yon to become one...  AdsaMlkwc rata* lurauheo on application.  I>ltl BOticMi* and s cents per line.   r  Four SMsJriylMMrUoas constitute one ��� month's  a1��*r�� <>B��.,v,    ���  wick, but doubtless the Liberals in that  province had a feeling that something  of the kind had happened. Such a  turn in provincial politics had not been  known in the Dominion in many  years. , Where the Grits thought they  were safe and sure, they were big  losers, and that province is now added  to the growing list of Conservative  provinces. Not only is this the case,  but it is a strong indication of what  may be in store when the Dominion  elections are brought on ' this year, as  they are confidently expected. Mene,  mene, tekel upharsin, seems to be most  appropriate at this particular time, now  that New Brunswick has added another nail to the Liberal coffin.  MATTICR1, OF   .NTKRKST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED    IN    THE  a copper mining Industry  Copper  In * Mine   Waters.  Kor several years in Butte, the cost  of pumping water from the mines during their development and production  was an important item of expense to  each company, and the possibility of a  profit from such an operation seemed  remote. However, later, the quantities  of copper in the mine water and the  readiness with which it precipitated;  drew attention to the question of  whether the metal could hot be prefflt-  ably extracted. As Jit that time the  price allowed for mistakes and re-adjustments, a successful system was  perfected   and   an   unsuspected profit  -~T���'     O  PROVINCIAL.  if/  190&;../jLf][\jR*3H''   19��8  tju,^ss.,tts*.,^lsi. ���Tii. ,Fr���, Sat.  m  a 8.  r,9  f*li  3��-  99  T.'t  -,-3,  ,,104  '7  ��� 3i  ��� 4  r  11  18  5  *9  6  ���13  20  25,.,26   .27  7  .14  21  28  T  J  .Tholong tunnelprojectfromGreenwood'seems to betaking shape, and a  few weeks�� at' most  should 'see' that  4T'��.V4J4       V,-'"I:     "��'t     ,JM-       ,- .    '.    (        .        ,   1        I  t  matter jte^y^for^he^,-, first, ^ practical,  otepi-jq^tjW^ll co^t-a-jsmall fortune,.but  wejbelieve tlu&the''expenditure .will-be  found to; bfe'a'irise'otie^if present indi-  catibW in the high' grade belt can be  taken intp account- y  The, horrifying news of the cremation  of 175- children in a public school just  outside of Cleveland last week, sent a  shudder through, the civilized world.  One sad feature was that so, many  in-  ��� ,-*-* r r -r 1   1 * ,   ���*  nocent, lives, should have,' been sacrificed byusome<i;one's*.carelessness or  stupidity.'' There were many harrowing tales in connection with the holo-  caust,���an.d sympathy was universal ..for  the jrcorigiwUpon, .scores of bereaved  parents*4 f This; .-awful ^incident > has  ftervedaf a warning in countless cities  and'towns, to see that means of egress  from schools, and ..other .public, build-  ings are vastly improved. .  Last;: Saturday r. .the ,thard. .worked  solans,atVictoria,-after< their arduous  labots for'sonie-seven weeks, decided  to stop operations and go home for the  year, and, acted,,accordingly.    During  r      I  the, sess^pn-John Oliver,, the horny  handed son of toil, .who is always so  prominent;On-the opposition   benches,  and ^Comrade James ,H.  Hawthorn-  waite, the leader of the forlorn Socialist  forces of exactly  three, were  much in  evidence, and in one way or another  addedgaiety.to the proceedings, even ^c^lk the Bank* "of Vancouver!  though their accomplishments were  practically nil. The country can now  gadabout its business as usual once  more, with no fear of having those long  stapes of little moment from Victoria  served up to them daily���with the exception of the mare's nests which the  Vancouver World,, and the Victoria  Times .seem to have on tap in never  ending variety and quantity.  Moyie's payroll last Tuesday was  $35,000.  The Presbytery of Kootenay will  hold its fall session in Fernie.  Vernon is petitioning for a mounted  rifle corps under the Militia Act.  The bones of an Indian woman were  exhumed by railroad laborers near  Hedley last week.  Simon Gun-a-Noot, the Indian murderer, has evaded the police and is  safe in the wilderness of the north.  Joseph Ryan has been appointed  police magistrate and small debts  court judge for the city of Cranbrook.  I - Silverware and jewelry to the value  of $5000 was stolen in broad daylight  from a house in  Vancouver, last week.  Cranbiook will have two days with  the ponies on May 25-26. A meet will  also ,be held there about the last of  September.  j The Dominion liner Kensington arrived in Halifax with 500 Salvation  Army immigrants for British Columbia a few days ago.  Sam McPhee, a little boy of seven,  feil into a hogshead of boning water  at the Pacific Coast mill at Vancouver  and died jij lwo hours  Patrick O'Brien was Killed and Jack  Daly terribly injured at theSt. Eugene  mine, Moyie, last Saturday, by picking  into a missed hole.  ' The Slocan Mining Review of New  Denver, will shortly issue a 5,000 edition. A large amount of space will  be devoted to the resources of the "Silvery Slocan."  The postal business in Nelson has  so greatly increased of late that it has  become necessary to enlarge the post-  office,.- and an application has been  made/ accordingly to the Dominion  government.  The orchard cleaning campaign is  progressing vigorously under the direction'of Thomas Cunningham, provincial .inspector of fruit pests. More  than a score of men are at work throughout the province.  The provincial ' government has offered $1,000 for the arrest of the two  holdup men who stole $ 19 from the  till of the [Gorge hotel, Victoria. The  local tramway company are offejing an  additionaljreward of $250.  Two new banks were projected for  this province, to be known as the Chartered Bank of British Columbia and  the Bank of Vancouver. The pro-  motors have decided  to  unite forces  realized. To some of the companies,  who possessed the natural conditions  for this extraction, the result more than  paid for the cost of pumping, but others  bound themselvers by contracts with  individuals, while ignorant of the possibilities and suffered accordingly,  A typical precipitation plant used in  catching the copper is that on the  Leonard property in-Butte. There are  numerous rumors as to the profits  made by the owner of this system, and  while they are too unfounded to repeat,  yet it is certain that his gains were  large. The advantage of this work is  the small amount of labor necessary,  and yet the fact that it works continuously without attention.  Future ol Copper  The future of copper is the future of  copper, seems to be about the result  of investigations, discussions and learned dissertations at the present time  One week a copper expert of Boston  tells how short is the supply and how  short is the supply and how the demand  for copper is increasing, and the next  week a Michigan expert tells how  great is the gupply and how it will  take months at the present rate of  consumption jo exhaust the millions of  pounds stored in European and American centers. U dispatch tells of extraordinary large} sales for shipment! to  Europe and the far east, practically  disposing of | the copper output for  several monthi to come, and a famous  statistician onj metals ��� shows how the  consumption rj'as decreased and says  foreign shipments are made for storage.  So the best way to find out the future  of copper is to wait and observe; It is  sufficient for Butte to ��� know that the  mines of the cimp are in operation to  their full capacity and that Mr. Ryan,  who is good enough authority on copper, has said that operations will continue here as long as they are carried  on in any other place in the country.  ���Butte Copper Age.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.  THE OBSERVATORY  Thinoh Talibd ok at  HOMK AND KLBKWHRHR  The 24 Conservative members of  the; legislative assembly, at the close of  the session last Saturday, presented  Hon. Richard McBride, the premier,  with a fine portrait of himself, painted  by C. S. Hatch, the Winnipeg artist.  J  When the legislative assembly prorogued last Saturday at Victoria, as  usual, numbers of bills were never  reached, and this was entitled by a  wag as the slaughter of the innocents.  Probably, meritorious measures were  thus dropped, but undoubtedly many  entirely devoid of merit received their  death blow in this convenient and  painless manner.  Mt  As Judge Williams settled himself in  the palatial smoking car of the Great  N-irthern last Sunday morning, as he  vas starting for the coast, he remarked:  "How thoughtful it is of Jim Hill to  have the back of one seat taken off, in  case a man is hurt and is brought in  on a stretcher, and how very considerate of passengers that the windows  should be smoked up, so as not to hurt  the eyesight of travellers." :-  �����  These remarks were elicited by the  fact that one seat was broken and the  windows looked as though they had  last been washed in me aays^'oTTWein-  uselah���a standing disgrace to any railway that has made the earnings that  are credited to the Great Northern.  The.car would be a disgrace to third  class travellers in Europe, and yet is  provided for those who pay four cents  per mile to travel.  7  From comments in the provincial  press on the ���: performance: of Robert  Ganthony, an Englishman, and his  company of "artists'/the Boundary was  fortunate in. not being inflicted with  the outfit.; Willis & Cosgrove, of Calgary was booking them, and there  have been so many adverse criticisms  throughout the , territory where .they  appeared, that the firm has begun to  write letters of apology to opera house  managers.. . -  MS  Information has.been received here  that the champion hot air artist, who  has sent broadcast so much misinformation from Grand Forks in the last  two or three years, is about to .leave  that beautiful valley, and seek newer  fields for the exploitation of his talents,  with Prince Rupert  as  his  goal.    It  [ is good hews, and it is also to.be hoped  that he will in future be more careful,  in his press correspondence, to stick to  facts, and facts only. It will. be a  blessing to the Boundary country when  the one referred to betakes himself to  another part of the country.  ..''.�����  Simply because a town happens to  be located in the mountains of the  west, some persons have an idea v that  those places do not have people of  taste and education as residents. Consequently, efforts are made to ruu, in  many a show, at high ��� prices, that  would hardly ;get into a ten cent  theatre in the larger cities. The prb-  motors forget that most people in the  west once resided in the cent belt of  the east, that the country has hundreds  of college graduates and men and women of refinement, as well as others;  and that they are as discriminating:in  their tastes as the residents ���. of any  place east of the Rocky mountains.  One booking firm has learned this  lesson, at any rate, it is pleasant to note.  MS  Will some one arise and teUVus why  it is that railway'companies,]as;a rule,  give such shabby service on branch  lines?. The many: branches..are the  feedftns-tha* nerp" swell the total receipts, and the comfort of the public is  entitled to reasonable consideration on  even these lines. Yet it is scant in the  extreme, in most cases. The above  about the Great Northern^ up to two or  three months ago, could also be said  about the C. P. R. trains run into  Phcenix; but, on the Pioneer calling  the attention of Supt. Coleman -to' the  matter, he promised a prompt /remedy  and carried out the promise. This example is repectfully referred to Supt.  R. C. Morgan, of the Great -Northern.  If Mr. Morgan is unable to.induce the  men who are paid to keep the coaches  on the Phoenix branch clean, perhaps  there js some one who has a residence  in St. Paul who has something, to say  about the matter. It only requires  about six days to get a reply; from St.  Paul by mail over the Great Northern.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  I. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary- Pb..,.^  Cable Address:      HALI.BTT.  SBedfoid M'Ncii a  Moieiug * Nenl'i  I.eiber's.  GBEBNWOOn, B,( ,  TUCK   COLLIN^  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Phoenix, B. c.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season : :  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grund'ForkH, Midway,   Eholt and   all  tho  other  principal Cities and Towns in B.O., Alberta and V ukon.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  8  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL S3.000.000      RESERVE FUND $1 ,860.000  HEAD OFFICE-SHERBROOKE, QUE.  THE  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFI0E8 IN  PROVINOE OF QUEBEC  tri OFFKB facilities pobsrbskd by  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOIl  Collections and Banking Business Generally  IN THAT important tbkkitouv  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  Manitoba, Alberta  BRANCHES   IN  and  British Columbia,  all Over the World.  Correspondents  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. First fit Knob mil Ave  PHOENIX NEST   ^   ORDER OF OWLS.  Meets every Sunday Kvkkino, ��t MiucrH'  Union Hall.  CorHUI Wslcome to VliHIng Brsthrsn.  METHODS Olv MINING  AND TIMBERING . . .  BY W. H. STORMS.  The.only thoroughly.practical and exhaustive treatise on this subjpet.  TEACHES HOW TO TIMBER AND WORK MINES  3  DANNY DEANE, Pr��ild,nt,  CHAS. E.  KING, StcrcUry.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  KckiiIhi coniiiiiinknlloii R p, m.    ht,  oml Tluirsdny of rscli month.  I'mrritrnl meetings s��c��llc<l:M����onic  i����M  MeHMr Block.  4ll.SU,  Setielnrv.  T. ROUKRICK,  W.M.  C2pS$  I. O. O. F.  SNOWBHOK I.OOGU NO. it  Meets every Mondity KvealuK   ��' Miners' Hal  t'lsltliiK brethren cordially Invited.  CahltoW If. Cook, N. O.  W. S. COOK. Kec. H��"y.  C. W. WHiTTAKBB.Per. flu. Hecy.  PHOKMX    AERIK   NO   158  Meets Hridsy even  Union Hill.  VialihiK  alWHyit��  brcillinr  tl omr  I   Wkik, W. p.  HAkKY jAMth,  W. 8ec  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. & N.  (Mich Class Goods always iu Stock.)  Gband Forko, H.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A Novice Can Understand It.  Now being published in serial in the American Mining Review, 120 No.  Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal.  SUBSCRIPTION  $3.00   PER YEAR.  1 **>+4t+a&*}*m*am0)LWeKB&sw**me^^  BOUNDARY- .otvtoewoq.     BTAOT OF COMPANY.  j I ,B. C Copper Co.���copper-   j I Cariboo-McKinney���gold-   Conwl. M. 8t 8.���cold-copper.  Granby Consolidated���copper,  PTcnridence���silver   AUTHOB.-  IZRD  CAP1TA1..  }3.ooo/ooo  1,350,000  5,500,000  15,000,000  200.000 I  DIVIDENDS.  Issued'  503,000  [,350,000  S3.552  135,000  31,000  Par  *5  {���  Jloo  $100  is  Paid  1906  *4t,6oo  $1,630.000  16,000  Total  to Date  $101,300  5<6,837  781,885  3,968,630  38.M4  Latest  Date  Sept, 1907  Feb, 1904  Nov. 1907.  Sept. 1907  Sept. 1906  A tut  Per  Th.  .40  .04  i.as  3.00  +J*J*0*9**0J*00&0y*&&0&]L+jS^^  Rheumatic Palog Relieved.  B. F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 years  of age, and for twenty years Justice of  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 Chamber  Iain's Pain Balm and it did me lots of  good." 7 For sale by all druggists.  Paper-Type-Ink ZSffifZSSrZL  SS&^D'SpSrtaiSS The Phoenix Pioneer  A. T. TUKANO, Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, firstclass work guaranteed. Miners'' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  rroof.  Fint Street- Opposite Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  AVERAGE    PRICES    OF   COPPER.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month. 1906     1907   1906 1907  Tannarv 1Q 01      oa-co--ao.-��x- af.oo  TeDruary  17.8H   24.93   18.11 25.20  March. 18 36   25 07   18.64 25.47  April   18.37    24.27   18.63 24.87  Mftv 18.46    24.15   18.72 25.17  June 18.44   22.82   18 71 24.01  July    18.19   22.12    18.58 21.31  August    18 43    18.35   18.61 18.25  September... 19.14   15.56   1929 10.04  October 21.27    13.12   21.71 13.67  November... 21.99   13.37   22.34 I3.fi2  December... 23.03   12.16   23.38 19.30  Year   19.35   20 14   19 HO 20 69  Only Two Blti Per Month.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part  of the world, for a  short time, is only 25 cents per month."  Leave   names  and   addresses   at  the  Pioneer office.  There is no record as yet of it hav-  THrW  IapHeeatii  JWSF, YOUitS  INDIGESTION  .  .        . :".p ��� ��� i  And -very likely constipar.  '7.'tion,.which fill your blood .  -with impurities and poison  "lyour whole systenv  To  cleanse your blood and  "strengthen your digestive  organs  *ake MOTHER  _Sold  Everywhere.  I. WRITS ft CO., MOHTHBAL.  Yale-Columbia  Again  Swallowed.  A Winnipeg dispatch to Vancouver  says that application has been made to  the provincial government for a charter  for the Union Lumber Company, capital stock  $10,000,000.    The incorporators are E. H. Bowman, president of  the Bowman Lumber company; G. F.  Piper, Johnson  &   Case   company; F.  E. Keuaston, president of the Minneapolis Threshing Machine company, and  Walter D. Douglass, ot the   American  Cereal company,   of Chicngo, all residents  of Minneapolis; O.  A. Robertson, president, and F. B. Lynch,   secretary of the Red Deer and   Elk  lumber  company,  and   F.   G.   Burrows,  banker,  all;of.St.   Paul;  J.   Stanley  Hough,   barrister,  and  G.  F.  Gault,  merchant of Winnipeg.    The new company will take  over the   properties of  the Red Deer Lumber company,   the  Elk Lumber company, Sunset  timber  and  Lumber company, the Yale-Col-  umbia7 umber company, and the Bowman Lumber company, which includes  in the aggregate seven complete plants,  and   more   than   three-billion  feet  of  Etanding.tiraDer.  BIHWHsJUlHMII  G*eeawood ^t��l|��C  LlllC  L^avePhoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.]  '' " lowertown, 10.00a.m. j- Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m.i  Prompt Attention to TExpress and Freight.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH H. JAMBS, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  HIGH-GRADE  [Job pvintiuQ  BY  THE  phoenix IfSicmeer  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall  *XM�� PHOENIX, B. C. ������  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Pro-p.  A 3b*Kc( ths Public Pstromigs SoOchsJ. 'PHONH 57.  Asmanyothe calling, trade or profession, the Printing  bus.ness always has <.ome in it that produce work a little better  than the ordinary an [ a good deal better than most of them.  Such an establis iment is that of the PHOENIX PIONEER  ^rl^eundeav��r ': to  turn out  tne BES? QUALITY OF  WORK that can b< done with paper, type and ink.  The best eviden :e of our success is the fact that we are  and have been busier than other offices in this district, and are  producing work that other offices do not attempt. Only the  most competent wori, nen are employed, with the result - that a  h.gh standard of efficoncy is secured���and at no increase in cost  to the customer.  With a complete equipment, from Presses and Type to  Punching Perforating and Wire Stitching machines and the best  grade of stock obta. i.iole, we are in position to give prompt attention to orders for F  MlnAnJ FoLm and B,anks Business Stationery  Office Stationery       Lodge and Church Work  In Any Quantity  In fact, we can   Kive   you  anything  supplied  in   a  first-class  metropolitan printing establishment.    Orders   taken for   I  Binding, Blank Book work and Steel and Copper Plate Eng  Ruling,  raving.  Prompt attention to mailorders  pioneer iftitb. Co.  Pioneer Building, next P. O.,  BSboenfr, 358. (E. ���fi,f^.\Ui/t\M.liL~:t\  m  7.7 N  j  :1  I  1  TWE    FrfHISFn'*    PTfWWW.  LEGISLATIVE  LABORS DONE  Prorogued at Victoria  Saturday  Passed Eighty-nine New Acts  In Seven Weeks  Alter seven weeks, more or. less  strenuous, and rather more than less  when the perfervid debates are remembered, the legislative assembly was  prorogued on Saturday afternoon with  the usual formalities, the members  singinu the national anthem after the  lieutenant-governor had retired. ,  His honor gave formal assent to the  following bills, a list of which was read  by clerk ol the house,  Thornton Fell:  No. i ���An uct   to amend   the   Supreme C'tirt act.  No. .| ���An act to amend the Railway Assessment act, 1907.  No. 7���An act 10 amend the Bush  Fire act.  No. 14 ���An act to establish and  incorporate a university in the province  of British Columbia.  No. 15���An act for the protection  of Persons Employed in Factories.  No. 18���An act to establish a department of lands.  No. 19���An act to establish a department of public works.  No. 20���An act with respect to the  Public service of the Province of British Columbia.  No. 21���An act granting to the  Corporation of the City of New Westminster certain lands in said city for  park purposes.  No. 22���An act to consolidate and  amend the law relating to electors and  elections in municipalities.  No. 24���An act to amend the Municipalities Incorporations acts.  No. 28 An act to amend the Attachment of D-'bts act, 1004.  No. 29���An act to amend the Constitution act.  No. 31���An.act regarding the ap-  provail of cemetery sites.  No. 32���An act to amend the Hospital act, 1902.  No. 33���An act to enable the City  of Nelson to borrow eighty-five thousand dollars for electric light and  power purposes.  No. 34���An act to further amend  the Railway Assessment act, 1907.  No. 35���An act to amend the Com  panies Act, 1897.  No. 40���An act to provide for the  maintenance of provincial parks.  No. 41���An act to amend the Interpretation act.  No. 42���An act to amend the Bills  of Sale act.  No. 43���An act to amend the  Jurors Act. ��  c���Anjict tn amend..and con^  For making  quickly ana perfect-    .  ly, delictus hot biscuits,  hot brea��3s�� cake and pas-  try, fiaere Is m substitute lor  CREAlvr  lOPOWDER  Mo ;Aium���Ho Lime Phosphate  The poisonous nature  of   alum  Is so well! known that the  sale ot condiments containing it Is prohibited by law.  No. 86���An act to amend an act  Regarding a Certificate Issued to the  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  under the provisions of the Water  Clauses Consolidation act, 1897.  No. 88���An act lo amend the False  Creek Foreshore act,   1904.  No. 89���An act to further amend  Interpreteration act.  solidate the laws affecting crown landsr  No. 47���An act respecting the  official maps of the Bulkley Valley  townships ia, 2a, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,  range 5, Coast district.  No. 48���An act to authorize a grant  to the Corporation of the City of Victoria of certain crown lands situate in  Rock Bay, Victoria harbor.  No. 49���An act to amend the Labour Regulation act,  1907.   .  No. 50���An act to incorporate the  Crow's Nest & Northern Railway  Company.  No. 51���An act to incorporate the  Hudson Bay Pacific Railway Company.  No. 52���An act to incorporate the  Eastern British Columbia Railway  Company.  No. 54���An act respecting the Dominion Trust Company, Limited.  No.'55���An act to authorize the  ^dysmith Lumber Company, Limited,  to construct and operate a railway for  logging and lumbering purposes.  No. 57���\n act to incorporate the  Vancouver & Nicola Valley Railway  Company.  No. 63���An act to authorize the  loan of $10,000 10 the Canada Zinc  Company, Limited.  No. 67���An act to amend the  I iquor Liceuse act,  1900.  No. 68���An act respecting dentistry.  No. 69���An act to consolidate and  amend the acts respecting judgments.  No. 70���An act to amend the Shop  Regulation act.  No. 72���An act to amend the Settled Estutes act.  No. 73���An act to amend the Timber Measurements act, 1906.  No, 74}.���An act respecting the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.  No. 7s���An act to amend the Land  Registry act.  No, 78���An act to amend the Placer  Mining act.  No. 80���An act to amend the Succession Duty act.  No. 81���-\n Act to increase the  revenues of the crown.  No. 82���An act to amend the Water  Clauses Consolidation act, 1897.  No. 83���An act to amend the Game  Protection act,  1898.  No. 84���An act to amend the Special Surveys act, 1899.  Nursing Mothers tmd  0?er-bwrden(d Women  In all stations of life, whoss vigor and  vitality may havo been undermined and  broken - down by over - work, exacting  social duties, tho too frequent bearing of  children, or other causes, will And in Dr.  Pierce's Favorite Proscription the toosfc  potent, Invigorating restorative strength-  giver ever devised for their special benefit. Nursing��mothers wlHJind it especially valuable iKsustainlng^belr strength  and promotlngSur abundant nourishment  for ihe child. TCxpectantj^titors too  will find It a prieclessHicJvwWpiv^plknj tho  system for baby's coming and rehdbcing  the ordeal comparatively palnlessT^_��t  rnn,ijn nn t'iinr iy any state, or condition  of the female svsiom.  Delicate. ncVvous,' weak women, who  suffer  from   frequent  ache, draeglng-aown  "doi  Adequately Punished J  A prominent pastor tells this story:  "I visited a certain school one day  where Bible instruction was part of  the daily course, and in order to test  the children's knowledge, asked some  questions. One class of little girls  looked particularly bright, and Tasked  the tallest one: "What sin did Adam  commit?"  "He ate forbidden fruit."  "Right.    Who tempted?"  "Eve"  "Not really Eve, but the serpent.1  And how was Adam punished?"  "The girl hesitated and looked con-  used. Behind her sat a little eight-  r'ear' old, who' raised her hand and  ���aid:    "Please, pastor, 1 know."  "Well, tell us. How was Adam  punished?"  "He had to marry Eve.  ABOUT THAT  LONOINNEL  Matter is Now Being  Shaped Up  Name   To   Be   Grecnwood-  Phoeniz Tunnel Co., Ltd.  ���equcnt headaches, back-  .;-down distress low down  In the abdomen, or from painful or irregular monthly periods, gnawing or distressed sensation in stomach, dizzy or  faint spells, see imaginary specks or spots  floating before eyes, havo disagreeable,,  pelvic catarrhal drain, prolapsus, anto-  ���jerslon or retro-version or other displacements of womanly organs from weakness  fit parts will, whether they experience  many or only a few of the abpvc symptoms, find reflfif and a permanent cure by  using faithfully und fairly persistently  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.  This world-famed specific tor woman's  weaknesses und peculiar ailments Is a  pure glyceric extract of the choicest native, medicinal roots without a drop of  alcohol in its make-up. All Its ingredients printed In plain English on Its bottle-  wrapper and attested under oath. Dr.  Pierce thus Invites tho fullest Investigation of his formula knowing that It will  be-found to contain only the best agents  known to the most advanced medical  science of all the different schools of practice for the cure of woman's peculiar  weaknesses and ailments.  If you want to know more about the  composition a^j^fiJgJgH^^Kfflr  KtMrcarcT-reqncst to Dr. R. V. fierce,  Buffalo, N. Y., for his free booklet treating of same.  You can't afford to accept as a substitute for th is remedy of known ctrmposUAon  a secret nostrum of -inknown, comfxmr  Tlon't do it.  and  Do Not Crowd tbe Season.  The first warm days of spring bring  with them a desire to get out and enjoy the exhilarating air and sunshine.  Children that have been housed up all  winter are brought out and you wonder  where they all came from. The heavy  winter clothing is thrown aside and  many shed their flannels. Then a  cold wave comes and people say that  grip is epidemic. Colds at this season  are even more dangerous than in mid  winter, as there is much more danger  of pneumonia. Take Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy, however, and you will  have nothing to fear. It always cures,  and we have never known a cold to result in pneumonia when it was used  It is pleasant and safe to take. Children like it.     For sale by all druggists,  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, 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 language is  easily understood by the everyday 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 property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  for you are to be found in a bottle  of Bovril.  " Bovril" contains all that is  good in beef. It not only feeds  you but it enables you to get the  full   value  out  of   your  ordinary  ,Ji~<.*  '"  Sold by your Druggist and Grocer  in bottles containing 1 oz., a oza>,  4 ozs., 8 ozs., and 16 oza,        n  Copies of the announcement of the  company that will drve Boundary's  first long tunnel are n circulation.  The Company isL to le named the  Greenwood-Phoenix Tuinel Co., Ltd,,  and its promotion is ii the hands of  the Fiduciary Companypf Chicago.  The tunnel will be diven from the  base of the Strath more mountain and  its outlet will be on the Nelson mineral  claim j owned by the Erath more and  Helen Mining Co. In he first three  thousand feet, it will cu several known  veins, four of which an on the Strath-  more and three on the Defiance. Between this and the Cnscent mine, a  distance of of about 3,00 feet further,  it will cut eleven more known veins.  In the first 6,000 feet, 1 total of eigh  teen known veins all carying high ore  values have been fouudat or near the  surface, and if the histoy of practically  every such project is t< be taken as a  basis, the tunnelj'may ��� le expected to  disclose double the nunber of veins  now exposed on the sut'ace.  At present the contol of all the  properties directly a|ongthe route has  been obtained. As the scheme develops it is expected tha the owners  of the claims to the norti and south of  the route will co-operate and that the  company will be able to operate these  claims by laterals.  From the high grade ielt the statement is very familiarly male that $900,-  000 has been taken. When the veins  in the properties are op:ned up, the  million dollar production up to the  presenj will be as nothing compared to  the almost certain results of development. What has been done so far,  has in nearly every instance been  accomplished with very little machinery. The distribution is made as  follows.  Providence $400,000  Skylark    200,000  Elkhorn    100,000  Last Chance      50,000  E. P. U     40,000  Strathmore      30,000  Bay ,    ���������     15.000  Defiance    ...     10,000  Helen      10,000  Gold Bug.       10,000  Prince Henry          5,������  Miscellaneous .. .". .. .;'.....     30,000  Tbe  Difference  .\n exchange says: "A lawyer  charges a man ten dollars for ten minutes conversation���the man insists on  paying it. A doctor charges two dollars for a prescription and the patient  says: "Oh, pshaw is that enough?" An  undertaker charges a hundred dollars  for conducting a funeral and he is just  perfectly lovely with everybody inside  and outside the family. A man buys  a gold brick and apologizes for not  having bitten before, An editor walks  a mile.in the hot sun to get the facts  of a death or wedding or social function  and spends three houts writing it up,  and tells lies and praises people until  he hates himself. Then if he makes  an insignificant omission or errror or  charges five cents straight for five extra  copies, he is a stingy, careless good-  for-nothing old cuss, who never gets  anything right and charges four times  as much as city newspapers twice as  large. In short he is a confounded  most any old thing and ought to be  run out of town. Talk about the iceman. How would you like to run a  newspaper  $900,000  >.��.��>���*����**�����,  ENTITLED TO PARTICULARS  On�� mmi Fluid Extract Dandelion;  On* nnst Com pound Salatona t  Four ouueos ��� Compound Syrup  8anaparilla t  Mix, and taka �� UsapoonM after  naal* and a* badttaae, drinking plenty  et? water.  The iLtswa prescription baa been  found invaiaabl* in the treatment of  kidney, bladder and urinary troubles,  and diseaaae arising therefrom, such  aa rheumatisat, aoiatica, lama back  and l��rabago, and we feel that the  public are entitled to particulars  oonceminc it.  A. prominent physician itataa that  tbe excellent results that have bean  obtained from the use of the mixture  are due to ita direct action upon the  kidneys, aaaUting them in their work  of filtering all poisonous waste matter  and eidanroen the blood and expelling  same in tho urine, and at the same  time restoring thokidnays to a healthy  condition. ;  He further atettee that aorene suffering flaw afflictions ef tiua nature  willfiad it tab* very beneficial, and  sugcesta that it be give* a trial.  j B. C MINING I  o~ ��� ��� o  ��inc mining in the Slocan is likely  lo be active this summer.  The Sullivan smelter at Marysville  and the company's mines at Kiinberley  have discontinued operations for the  time being.  The shipment of another car of ore  running 300 ounces in silver from the  Westmount mine has again attracted  attention to the dry belt of the Slocan.  Bedrock has been struck in the shaft  at the Cambrian mine, being sunk in  Moyie lake. The shaft is down 60  feet in water and 39 feet in alluvial deposit.  Those who know Sheep Creek valley  predict that its development this spring  and summer will be the most conspicuous feature in mining in the  Kootenay.  The Red Eagle, near Rossland, has  been leased by Dr. D. , E. Kerr and  Ner Smith to Richard Hooper, Martin  Dally and Samuel Lynn for u period of  a year and a half.  James Cronin and N. J. Cavanaugh  have given up the bond on the Queen  Victoria copper group, near Nelson,  and the owner is starting work on the  property once more.  Rossland shipments last week were:  Centre Star, 2,940 tons; Le Roi, 1,800  tons; Le Roi No. 2, 735 tons; Evening  Star, 35 tons; total, 5,510 tons, making  55,261 tons this year.  The Canadian Goldfie'ds Syndicate  has leased the Sunset No. 2, Alabama  and Gold Hunter mineral claims, at  Rossland, to John RufTher, and W. H.  McLaren for a period of 14 months.  A. B. Perry and G. G. Wilson have  leased the O. K. mine and mill, and  will at once begin mining operations.  The O. K. is located on the south  slope of the O. K. mountain, two and  a half miles west of Rossland.  A shoot of high grade ore has be en  encountered on the 1,600 foot level of  the Le Roi. It is on the south ledge  near the winze. The full extent of the  strike has not yet been determined, but  it is believed to be important, as the  ore assays as high as $40 to the ton.  Samuel Calhoun, of Comox, reports  that as the result of boring operations  which have been going on in the Comox Valley during ��� the course of the  last two months, a seam of coal has  been found of about four and a half  feet in width. This seam is believed  to extend over about 3,500 or 4,000  acres in the Comox Valley.  Saved From  Catarrh  of the  Lungs  By Taking  Pe-ru-na  Mru. Moid ParUuau, Ste. Julio de Vorcherea, P. Q,r Canada, wrltoai  "I hardly know how to th" ik you for the good Poruna haa dona m��.  "I anffored five years with pain in tho stomach.   About s, year ago It  00 bad I could hardly bear it. <,  "/ coughed day and night and grew weaker and weaker. Tha passu M-  teaded through my body and 1 also had difficulty la breathing, wUcb snmsmsaw  cough.   Everyone thought 1 had consumption.  '���My husband heard of Peruna and bought ftve bottle*. ..���  "This treatment virtually cured me and now I recommend Parana tmamatf  one who Is suffering.  "I thank Dr. Hartman for this excellent remedy."  ���MRS. MOIS PARUBAU  cold  NEGLECTED cold  is   generally  r\ the first cause of catarrh.  Women are especially liable to colds.  These ooldB occur more frequently during the wot, sloppy -weather of winter  and spring than any other time of the  I year. Often they  are not considered  serious and so are  allowed to run on,    or they ore treated  in such a way as to only palliate the  symptoms, while tho cold becomes  more deep-seated and the patient finally  awakens to the fact that she has a well-  developed case of catarrh.  By reason of their delicate structure,  the lungs aro frequently tho seat of a  cold, especially if there is the slightest  weakness of tlio organs. The treatment  ot oatarrh of the lungs is also more difficult and discouraging than catarrh of  any other organ of the body.  It would bo wise, therefore, to guard  against it by ev<��ry ni-m-aution possible.  Peruna has been found the,;  liable of all remedies for bot  and catarrh, by reason of th*  it goes at onoe to tbe very meam of the  trouble.  It aearchea out every ererlb*, erraty/  duct of the body. It quickens and rjiajr*  izos   the   circula-  Pe-RU-MA  me REMEDY  fORCxrutxn f  or me lumocj  tion of the blood,  thus relieving the  congested mucous  mem brahes. It exercises a healing  and soothing effect upon the a  membranes, -no '1 matter whetfcft  are tho more exposed mem  head and throat, or whether  the remotest cells of the lunf*.  A word to the wiae woman la  Take Ferona at the first ��  a cold.  ThOM desiring special  garding the nae of Peruna,  dress Dr. S. B. Hartman,  The Hartman Sanitarium, Coli  TTT* the human memory were a perfect machine there would be little need'of  AJ. advertising. You Could tell your story onceandit would always echo.  But matters are not thus. The roar of the street, the whisperingfof  Time, and, alas! the laws of the brain itself, make fainter and fainter your  message. Therefore, it must be repeated, and should appear in the Phobnix  Pioneer. .. ,-.  ���:.   7 ���?   .;���;.     7'L  D. J. iVlatheaSon  insurance agent  flDKLITY    BONUS.  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Where located���  between (Jreenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for Kkic E. Jackson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 10056, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor Certificates of Improvements, lor the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the aboveclaims.  Aud (urth��r Take Notice that action, under  ThP minino- man needs the book for section 37. must be commenced before the is-  1 ne mining man  uctus w^ w^ I suanceoTsuch Certificates ol improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  I. H. HAU.HTT.  the facts it gives him about mines, nuns  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 plainEnglish.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library moroixo. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36    POSTOFKICF.     lOOCK,     H< IUGHTOM,  MICHIGAN.  44���  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement!.  NOTICK.  .Monte Grand & California Fraction mineral  claim, situate in Greenwood Alining Division of  Yale District,  Where locat-d���Greenwood Camp.  TAKK NOTIOK that I, Forbes M. Kerby ac  AKentfor John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate. No. Bioji, intend, sixty days from date  hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above claim.  And further Take Notice that scHon, uuder  Section 37, must be commeuced befure the Issuance o?��uch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated tata :17th day of June, A D., 1907.  att_ ttOKJUts M. KKiunr, .agent.  Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per 100.  Ecxemi, Teller, Salt Rheum, Itch, Rise Worm.  Herpes, Barbers' Itcb.  All of these diseases are attended by  intense itching, which is almost instantly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and by its continued use a  permanent cure may be effected. It  has, in fact, cured many cases that had  resisted other treatment. Price 25  cents per box. For sale by all druggists.    ^_   Hatpltsl Donations.  Lidt of Donations received  sinc^Jan.  1st, 1906, to the Phoenix General   Hospital :  Cash $10  R. Horrell  CashSas     ������- ->��� B- Macaulay  Cash fc ��� A- f. Berry  Book Case A- B. H. Clark  Bed Unen,4do�� Hoopltal Ladies' Aid  Cash too - .....B. T. Bank  Cash fio Jas. McCreath  Cash |as Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  .Maple Syrup ��� ��� A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen ...Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books _ Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash $x> A Grand Forks Friend  Dorr.loion CopperCo Full Set Boiler Tubes  C nl Wood - F. 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MnTH-ffc have alew Copies of thelait PtONBKR ANNUAL left, price  "u'"    ,.,���.h. or a copy will be sent fr<-e to a new subscriber.  25 cents  ft- fr *r a* OlS.  ^" ^ S.C s��;'  Wi  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor stud-  cntB 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 prepares 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  ^ y the complete ArtB Course, and the de-  . . gree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  \ 9 onto University, which the college if in  i     i   hit affiliation.  ^ '        For fuller information and terms write  ^  J   Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Princi-  I (>al: or Rev. J. P. Bow��!',. Baraar.  ^!    ^ ' 1 Found.  \ 4\ ^n 'he Sth of February, Collie pup.  'Owner can have same by paying e.x-  ' penses to '1'. Robb, Balmoral  hotel.  ���t M*s  ��� sstfMa  i  ��� n ���ii-tis  :fif  u  4   ��� rJf olff  ;'#�����'!  y.m-r-  m  urn  'raS-ii- 'Y  '������::-&f-YS*:'  7^  0Y'  '���<J:."i'-  7m 77  4l  ^J^^^^SMI^W^^^^^^^-^^^ I  m:  'St  vv\\  Wi -IS  w,  ?*  II  life'  mm-  m  m  ml  it.  ir'1'  SHARP <& IRVINE GO  BROKERS  JOS Wall St.   ������/.; Spokane, Wash.  We make a Specialty of Ooeur d'Alene,  British Columbia, Alberta and  Idaho Stocks.  When you are in the Market, either buy  ing or selling", write or "wire us.  -o-  leadlnj Hotel of Boundary'* Leidlni  Mining Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  Uorner Knob Hill Ave., and First HI,  PHOKNIX, H. C.  I. A  New and Op-to-date  Cantrally Located,  Qood sample Rooms.  Monaster  Projirlotor.  u.  :%:  :i  In and Around Phoenix  HRlRF   TOPICS  OF,yLOCAL   AND   GKNKRAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. ���**  Apply to  Dry wood   in   car   lots.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture  where, call on R. T. Gardner.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully  prepared  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  from $10  else-  at  up, see  *K*aHKatt*%4<4^^  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   j*   Heated  JAMES flARSHALL, Prop.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  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.  PMBlaiM a veawe  Pbo��al4t, O   C.  I BABY CARRIAGES AND GO-CARTS  *  i  Just arived a fine line.    Come and get first choice.  BINNS THE FURNITURE MAN  SPECIALTIES  rriCDERTAJSJCNG  ��� �����>���������  PICTURE -PRA30HSG  FULLER ORANGES  -Are the Best.          SOLD AT-  J n  'Phone No. 64  Church Services Tomorrow  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J.. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7 =30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p, m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 am. 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  CO-OWNERS' NOTICE.  To Ouvi Steen,oI Fsrran's Point, Ontario, and  J. S. C. Fkaskk, of Rossland, British Columbia.  YOU AKB HEREBY NOTIKIEO that I have  expeiu.ed $100.00 in labor aud Improvement* 011  the "Laura B" Mineral Claim, situate in Greenwood Camp, In the Greenwood Mining Division  of the District of Yale, as will appear by the Cei-  tificate of Work recorded October 8th, 1507, in the  Office of tbe Mining Recorder for the said Greenwood Mining; Dfvisiou, in order to hold such  Claim for the year ending October nth, 1907,  and that I have also paid $2 50 for recording such  Certificate ol Work:  And if at the expiration of 90 days from the  first publication of this notice you tall or refuse  to contribute your proportions of the expenditures requited under Section 24 of the Mineral  'Act, to bold said Claim for the year above mentioned, together with all costs of advertising,  your interexts in said Claim will become vested  in the subscriber (a co-owner) under Sectiou 4, oi  the Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900:  The amount due from you, Olive Stben, 011  account of such work, aud recording the Certlfi  cate thereof is $35.62, and from you, J. 8. C.  >��� juiser, is $8 54.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 23rd day of Jan-  ( uary,1908.  D. L. McINTOMINHV.  ���24.  RAFFLE  FOR $325 MOTOCVCLE.  Will Take Place ol Orauby Hotel,  Saturday,  March Hlb.  This Saturday evening, March 14th,  It will not cost you a cent to try  Chamberlain's   Stomach    and    Liver y   Hotel,  a raffle  will be  Tablets,  and  they  are  excellent   fori,   ���,..lL. /..������   ,._'  stomach   troubles   and   constipation  Get a free sample at all drug stores.  A pencil mark here j_  'a a reminder thatvonreub-  Bcription to this paper is  now past due, ami tbe publisher will appreciate Vou r  prompt attention;     gjga^  held for the well known $325  cycle of Dr. Dickson's. The  cycle is in perfect condition in  way,   being   two  and   one half  moto-  moto-  every  horse  power. The machine is practically  new, having been in use but one sea  son, and can be handled by any one.  The tickets have been put at $1 each,  and some one will get a bargain when  the raffle takes plBce.(  Sewing Macilines  Miss McDonald.  Thrasher, the Druggist, carries a  fresh line of l.owney's chocolates of all  kinds.  Late popular music at 25 cents per  copy; McKinley edition, 10 cents.  One week only at H. Tames.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  Come and get first choice of Baby  Carriages and Go-Carts at Binns, the  Furniture 4Man.  Closing out sale of new and second  hand goods. H. J. Clint, Copper  street, Greenwood.  The monthly pay day last Tuesday  put many thousands of dollars in circulation in town.  The sleighing between Greenwood  and Phoenix is getting bare in spots,  the stage laking the new Twin Creek  gulch road.  .The first ball to be given . by the  Finnish Society in their new hall, takes  place this evening. " It is to be a masquerade affair.  Next Tuesday evening, Phoenix  Lodge No. 28, Knights of Pythias,  will give its seventh annual ball at  Miner's Union Hail.  The local branch of the Order of  Owls, which is steadily growing in  numbeis, will give its inauguration ball  nn Wednesday, April 1st.  Mrs. Glasgow will raffle,her two-  roomed house, with furniture, located,  111 Golden Eagle addition, at the Summit Hotel, on March 20th.  Loyal descendents of the old sod will  have a good opportunity to celebrate  Si. Patrick's day next Tuesday, with a  show and a dance the same evening.  Next Friday evening the Methodist  Ladies' Aid will hold a parlor social  at the home of Mrs. A. F. Geddes, a  cordial invitation being extended to all  to attend.  The statement is published that the  Liberals of Yale-Cariboo will hold a  convention at Vernon, April r^h, to  nominate a candidate for the forthcoming Dominion election.  Amnifl *v,�� ��icii4>'a in the camp this  week was noticed the cheerful' face-01  James McCreath, of Greenwood, who  now has the only wholesale liquor  house between Nelson and the coast.  J. L. Martin and wife returned Saturday from a brief trip to Spokane.  John Walters!and J. S; Hudson left  camp this week for East Kootenay and  other points.    /     ���  March came in like a lion, all right,  in Phoenix, bu is now as gentle as the  proverbial laml.  -Sunday ev�� ting's subject at the  Methodist chu:h will be "The Preeminent Christ'  A year from iow the C. P. R. expects to be minng 3,000 tons of coal  a day at Hosm r.  Fred W. jtyLame, the C. P. R.  land agent at ireenwood, was doing  business here tits week.  N. Binns h& just received a fine  lot of fancy ro4cers, if you want one  come quick, aslhey are going fast.  R. D. Mitclell. who went east to  Toronto beforeChristmas, returned to  Phoenix last wik with his bride.  Ed. Brown, formerly an alderman  and hotel man here, but now proprietor of the Cifton hotel, Rossland,  spent several dys in camp this week,  attending to business matters.  Boundary Side Lights  Strachan'i Rink Woo Tbe Cup  After an exended contest among  the several nnls of the Phoenix Curling Club, the competition for the  Pither and Leiler cup was finished on  Monday night,!Strachan's ring winning  from both McJTicol and Reeves two  straight games'and thus winning the  cup. 'l'he successful rink has already  been photographed with the cup itself,  the' members bf the team being Strac-  han,  Hunter, ILackie and McDonald.  In the Toronto Silver Plate Co.  and Presidents competition the result  lies between rnks skipped by Sherbino  and Strachan,1, which, was expected to  be played off j last night.- Since last  publication the results in this competition have been as follows: "���  McNicol won from   Gardner  George     ���������"���  Reeves  Smith  Strachan  McNicol  George  the  soft  weatherj  the ice continues   in a  fair  condition,  and i! it holds out a little longer there  is talk of a  competition   between the  rinks of the upper and lower town.  Gardner "  Sherbino "  George "  Strachan "  Notwithstanding  St. Patrick's day Greenwood Miner's  Union will give  its ninth   annual ball.  Announcement is made from Midway that Victoria day will be celebat-  ed in that town this yeear in the usual  old fashioned way, with a full list of  sports, races, etc.  The Grand Forks fire brigade announces that it will celebrate Victoria  Day on the 25th of May,.and expects  to have a big time The brigade is  active and does good work in time  of need.  Mrs. J. H. Morrison, a sister of  Mrs. J. W. Nelson, died in Greenwood yesterday after a lengthy illness,  the funeral to be held Sunday. Deceased had lived in the district for  eleven years.  Miners'Union Elected Officers  Last Saturday the members of Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8. held .their  semi-annual election. There was considerable interest in the outcome, two  complete tickets having been nominated. _A tn����i ~r--,.,-5 voces were  castf tfie winners being elected by a  large majority, the results being as  follows: President, W. J. Louttit, reelected; vice president, J. Osterman;  financial secretary, William Pickard,  re-elected; recording secretary, Marcus  Martin; assistant recording secretary,  J. C. Tait; treasurer, Frank Knott;  conductor, J. R. Campbell, warden,  James Comonoli; trustees, JR. Campbell, Ed. Langdon, Axel Peterson, J.  Mclverand P. Corrigan.  Chamberlain's Conib 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. Pelharh, a  merchant of Kirksville, Iowa, says:  "For more than twenty years' Chamberlain's Cough 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.  Migl  u��m*4��n  *S*W*  *��s9C  Mig'hton ��* Cavanaug'h  Drawer 1082  BROKERS  NelBon, B. U.  Phone HO  ^SH5HSHSE5HSa5HS15r!SHff2SH5H5ES?SBf  8ubject to prior purchase,  WE WILL BUY���  100 to B. C. Copper  4.12J&  20 Cons. Smelters  62.00  100 Can. Marconi :  Offer.   "  3000 Diamond Vale Coal  ,15  200 Dominion Copper.  2.00  1000 Rambler Cariboo  .25K  Subject to confirmation,  WE WILL SELL���  1000 Alberta Coal, pooled  Bid.  2000 Alberta Coal, free   Bid.  5000 Can. GoW Fields    , 04  1000 Cariboo-McKinney  ,02>��  10 Granby  90.00  600 International Coal  .79  2 Nicola Valley Coal & Coke  Bid.  2000 Royal Collieries.:  Bid.    /  5000 Sullivan;.  .02^  10.000 Tel-Kwa Mines...  Bid.    ,,  In the above selling list we submit several securities  for your bids. We can make exceptionally low figures on  theae storks, and as all of them contain merit, this chance  of purchasing below the market should he taken without  delay.    Use the phone or wires at our expense.  MIGHTON <a CAVANAUGH,  &SaS2SSSaB2S2S2SaKSiL^HSI!S252Sa5 HSZSHSE! iSSSZSSSBSSSiS  COMING COPPER  BOOM IN BOUNDARY  Heinze's Confidant Predicts It  For Coming Summer  P. A. O'Farrell, of New York, a  large stockholder in the McKinley  Mines, Franklin camp���a close associate of F. Augustus Heinze, another  large stockholder���and A. B. Mac-  Kenzie, secretary of the McKinley  Mines, were at the Yale on Wednesday,  While in the city they met several of  the local stockholders. To the Gazette  Mr. O'Farrell said: "No further work  can be done oh the McKinley mines  till the railroad reaches Franklin camp.  No large plants can be installed and no  big shipments can be made from the  McKinley until then. The railroad is  now at Lynch Creek, twenty miles  from the McKinley, and it can be  rushed to the McKinley this summer,  but that is for the railroad company  and not for the McKinley to do."  Asked as to the copper situation,  Mr. O'Farrell said: "Politics and depression are at present occupying the  attention of the people of the United  States and it is impossible to forecast  the coining of another copper boom.  It will come, however, with the revival  of business and it should come to the  Canadian North-west during the coming summer."  The Edison optoscope moving picture show was on again this week,  Tuesday at Mineis' Union hall, and  last night as the Pioneer was being  printed. There is a change of pictures  for each entertainment, new films being received direct from Winnipeg  every week. It is expected to add  Greenwood and Midway to the list of  towns covered by this interesting entertainment in the near future, one show  being given in Greenwood on Wednesday.  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE,  PHOENIX, B. C.  .TWO NIGHTS, =  Commencing TUESDAY, March 17,  MINSTREL  MAIDS,  .    .    under the  Juvenile Bostonian Management.  A Bevy of Pretty Girls.  A. REVELATION IN COSTUMES AND SCENETIC  EFFECTS    ...    .    .    -  NE W SONGS.    NE W DANCES.  -   orjcrwj   FQR    THE   PEOPLE  WHO WANT'TOTA'OGnr--  Seals of Sale at Tom Brotvn's Store,  PPICES, $1.00,  75c, 50c.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  [Corrected   by Mighton & Cavanagh,  Nelson, B. C, to March 11, 1908.]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Chas. Dickens   ConB. Smelters.......  Copper King   Dom in. Copper   Gertie   Granby   Galbraith Coal   Hecla (CD. A.)   International Coal....  Kendall   Missoula Copper.. ...  Nabob   Oom Paul   Panhandle Sm6lter...  Rambler-Cariboo   Rex   Snowshoe   Snowstorm..   Sullivan   Sullivan Bonds.    Stewart       Tamarack & dies . . .  ���17K  ���Ok-  1.60  MX  50.00  .05  .00  MAKE-HOME  ATTRACTIVE  Nothing wili show to  better advantage than   a  few pieces of fine   : :  HAND-PAINTED  CHINA.  We   ure   selling   Odd Pieces   at -a  I-Ikwv    Discount   to make   room  for   Ni.w   Stock.     Sjo our Window  foi  Pi ices'  4B^4       4S^,      4^,       4%.       <%,  E. A- BLACK,  ttt'THE JEWELLER.  The, BEST, Cheapest  .-���tuJ most satisfactory  ���      Liothing in Phoenix.  Clothing  I  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A FtfH Line of Undcrweat, Shirts, Shoes, Tles,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chk\pkst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  BIUNIK BLOCK.  KNOB HILI, AVK., PUOK.NIX.  WALLPAPER  Latest Designs from the  lead-      J  ;:  J  your f  0  ing   makers   in   Canada. -.:  Now   is   the   time to   make  choice���we have just what you  want, from   the   cheapest  to   the   best.      Call  and   inspect.  S8 S  r  w  MAE BROS., Ltd. \  KNOB HILL AVE.  -%^%''%^ '%^^^^%^%.-%^V%^^%^^%^-'%^^^%^%^%^%/V%^%^'%%^%-0  HMAMMfMM  �����IU��BM>IC��H1WM  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  _o;  VVfe-|UItll4.l4���!���_���. I44.all.0vf.r_ ill*.    ���Rrwtt^'J--,-     ~.-\~  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines/ Liquors and Cigars  As wo ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  J as. McCfeath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ��gmijs<*<*^**J^i��HMl.*.<i  Phoenix Steam Laundry Go.,  LIMITED.  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B C  The  William Hunter Co., Limited,  Qominhm Anpnup.  Mens Suits  Men s  Hats  Metis 7. Shirts  Men's  Shoss  Ladtes    and  Children s Goods  If Yo�� Want a nice'nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for winter.    We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  M^n's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress sioes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SoitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   '.hee  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' C^'ars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear. Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  1  ���v.  %1  1  ��� >i  r4  H  ?  m  -���'V. ���*/AVL->i-  'man Rnunvri r-��vt" i��w.j

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