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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 9, 1907

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 \m  i  .-���������a  u  In  s-, ���  I".  I  "*-L  !'.v-3  PS  }  t  * -j  r-1  1  i  i  *  j  >  J  ���i  !  .���5  E.  i  I  i .t-  4  ���i  T  ,,<','.- <����in��"v  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  Eighth Ykar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1907.  NEW ARRIVALS IN THE  DRY GOODS DEPT.  B. C. COPPER AND DOMINION CO.  Boundary Mining Notes  This week has been a  busy one at the BIG  STORE,6pening upnew  spring goods, which we  , have displayed throughout the department for  your inspection. Below  we give a few reminders as to your wants at  this season of the year.  New Nottingham Curtains  New Irish Point Curtains  New   Bobbinet   Ruffled Curtaining  New Madras Curtainings  New Swiss Spot Muslins  New Persian Lawns  New Victoria Lawns  New Linen Lawns  New Organdies  New Allover Laces  New Val. JLaces  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 - M EASURE  Olbtluii^latre now in.  VJ  Grocery Dept.  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.  mmn  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.  m������s����&^^  May   Be   Some Basis   For   the   Talk   of  Consolidation.  Arc About Ready to Produce 25,000,000 Pounds of Copper  Yearly.  Some weeks ago the Pioneer referred  to the possibility of a consolidation of  the B.C. Copper and the Dominion  Copper Companies, and the following  from New York, compiled to a large  extent from the recently issued Pioneer  Annual, and based on ��� what the two  corporations have accomplished, as  well as on what they are expected to  do in the future, will be found of in  terest in this connection :  New York, Mar. 1.���There are rumors of a merger of the British Columbia Copper Companyand the Dominion  Copper  Company, and the talk is not |  560. At 7 '/[ the stock of the Dominion  company, with its $1,000,000 of bonds,  are selling at a market value of $4,625,-  000. The present market value of the  two companies combined is$8,903,1560.  There are 135,000 shares of Granby  stock outstanding. At $150 the company is selling at a market value of $20,-  250,006, or a difference of $ 11,346,440.  The Granby company is at present  paying dividends at the rate of 12%,  and it is expected that it will earn during the coming year at the rate of 24%  to 30% on the stock.  The smelting plants of the British  altogether without foundation. ' Colnmbia and the Dominion compan-  It   can   be stated   with  authority.   ies are but _a .short _ distance  apart.  authority,  however, that no definite steps have  been taken or overtures, with a view of  consolidation, yet been made by either  of these two interests, There is reason  to believe that a consolidation of the  companies may take place, however,  during the coming year.  A combination of the smelters and  mines of these companies would result  in an enterprise that would compare  favorably with the Granby company,  both as to size and the amount of output. The Granby mines and smelter  are located in the same district in British Columbia, as are the bulk of the  British Columbia and all of the Dominion properties.  The maximum capacity of the combined smelting plants of the B.C. and  Dominion companies is 3,000 tons ore  per day. With the furnaces working  at their full capacity they should pro  duce at least 25,000.000 pounds of  copper annually. This production is  figured on a recovery of only 20 pounds  of copper per ton of.rock treated, which  is undoubtedly two or more pounds  less than w'hat is ' actually recovered  from these bres^ J" ,7 J -      - �����"���'���'. -'  .  -PROSPECTIVE   EARNINGS."  ���    I  As both companies anticipate reducing the cost ol producing copper to  eight cents a pound with their improved  smelting plants, the above mentioned  production (25,000,000 pounds) would  give the combined companies' net earnings of $3,000,000 or 30% on a capitalization of $10,000,000; 25% on a  capital of $12,000,000; 23% on $13,-  000,000, and 20% on $15,000,000.  Placing the recovery of copper at 22  pounds per ton cf rock treated, the annual production with present facilities  would be approximately -27,720,000  pounds of copper.  Figuring again on a 20-cent market,  with cost of production at 8 cents, the  net earnings would be $3,326,400 or  33% on a capital of $io,ooo,oco; 27%  on $12,000,000; 25% on $13,000,000;  22% on $15,000,000.  With a yield of 24 pounds of copper  to ton of rock treated the production  would be increased to over 30,000,000  pounds of copper, and the net earnings  $300,000 to $3,628,000.  The Granby ores yield on an average  24 pounds of copper to the ton treated,  and there is a good possibility of the  combined Dominion and British Columbia companies' ores being made to  yield a like return.  QUESTION   OF   CAPITALIZATION.  While there is nothing at present to  base any assumption as to what a British Columbia-Dominion company consolidation would be capitalized at, the  foregoing figures are presented merely  to convey an idea as to what the earning power of the combined companies  would be under the various capitalizations mentioned, with their present  mining and smelting facilities and with  copper at 20 cents per pound.  Including the recent stock issue of  the British Columbia Copper Company,  there will be outstanding 503,360  shares of the total authorized issue of  600,000 shares of the company. There  are 96,640 shares of unissued stock in  the British Columbia treasury.  COMPARED   WITH   GRAN11V.  At 8)4 the 503,360 outstanding  shares have a market value of $4,278,-  The former is located at Greenwood  and the latter at Boundary Falls, three  miles distant. Both plants are on the  same branch of the Canadian Pacific  MINES IN SAME DISTRICT.  Al Deadwood, three miles from the  B. C. Copper Co. smelter, is located  the Mother Lode group,'the principal  mine of the B. C Copper Co. This  mine is thoroughly equipped, and a  large tonnage ot ore is being taken  from it daily. Directly adjoining the  Mother"Lode group is the Sunset group  of mines, owned by the Dominion  company, which includes the Crown  Silver, Florence fraction; C. O. D. and  Sunset mines.  Important developments have taken  place in these properties during the  last year. The Dominion company  owns the Morrison group, which is  also located in Deadwood camp.  At Summit camp the.British Columbia company owns some very valuable  properties, which include the B. C.  group, the Oro Denoro and the Emma  group, the latter of which the company  owns a three-quatter^intbrest. .In .this  same camp is located the Mountain  Rose mine, which is owned by the Dominion company. Summit camp is  served by both the Canadian Pacific  and Great Northern railways.  GREATER ECONOMY   POSSIBLE.  It is quite obvious that, with the  smelters and a number of the mining  properties of both companies in such  close proximity that larger operations  with increased results and a corresponding degree of economy would occur un  der a single and capable management.  Following are the approximate areas  of the several groups owned by the  British Columbia Copper Company:  ACRES  Mother Lode group    80  Emma group  140  Oro Denoro  50  Napoleon group  100  Lone Star and Washington .... 30  Total     400  The properties owned by the Dominion company cover some 500 acres in  area, and all are located in the Boundary district.  The Brooklyn, Stemwinder, Montezuma, Idaho, Standard and Rawhide  properties are located at Phoenix, and  adjoin on two sides the Granby mines.  The claims in the Sunset group adjoin, as before mentioned, the Mother  Lode group of the British Columbia  company. The Dominion company  also owns the Morrison group in Dead-  wood camp, and control in the Athelstan group in Wellington camp, and  owns the Mountain Rose in Summit  camp.  During the past year both companies have remodeled and thoroughly  modernized their respective smelting  plants, and when these improvements  are completed the plants will compare  favorably with the best in British Co  lumbia,   namely, the Granby smelter.  Under the conditions noted, it seems  that a consolidation of the two companies would result in a strong combination, and with efficient management would, in a short time, make  favorable comparisons with its very  successful neighbor, the Granby Consolidated.  February School Report.  Total daily attendance, 1530; total  actual attendance, 1496; average daily  attendance, 76.50; average actual attendance^.80; number of pupils actually attending, 97.  Perfect attendance:  niv. 1  Albert Elmgreen  Daisy Horrell  Alvin Hendrickson  Arthur Isaacson  William Johns  Mabel McKeown  Grace McKenzie  Luella Radcliffe  Eddie Murray  niv.  2  Marcella Mustatto  Segre Elmgreen  Aurele Kennedy  Annie McKeown  Umberto Mustatto  Natlin Tinetti  Clotilde Vezzetti  John Vezzetti  Arthur Walters  Fred Walters  James Lorah  Mining Paper  for Spokane.  The Pioneer is in receipt of the first  issue of the Northwest Mining News,  published in Spokane by E.H. Hutchinson, a monthly that is chock full of  mining information from Washington,  Idaho, Montana, British Columbia and  other localities. This is the first business like attempt in many years to  publish a mining paper in Spokane,  and the initial issue gives evidence of  intention to stay and be a mining and  financial success���not an easy combination in any part of the Northwest.  Lateal Priceg In Metals.  Nkw Your���Copper, electrolytic, $24 -  87>�� @$25.12M;  lake. ^25.25 @ $25.60.  Bar Silver, 68%  Lead, $6.20 to $6.10.  At the Snowshoe mine the force is  now about 80 men.  It is expected to have two furnaces  in operation at the B.C. Copper Co.'s  smelter early next week.  This week the Granby No. 3* tunnel  has been worked with three shifts lor  the first time in some months.  A Greenwood syndicate is being  formed to work the Dimond fraction,  which adjoins the Providence mine.  The B.C. Copper Co. has about 50  horses hauling ore from the Napoleon  mine to the Great Northern, over bad  roads.  Granby's shipments for February���  28 days���were the smallest for many  moons, being but 32,465 tons, thanks  to the crippled railway traffic generally.  It is said that the ore now being  worked on in the Strathmore is exceedingly rich, running high in native silver.  About 15 men are employed at this  property.  From Greenwood comes the report  that the B.C. Copper Co. will mine  and ship some of the sulphur ore from  the Morrison mine, Deadwood camp,  for a time, while the roads to the company's Napoleon mine aire in such bad  shape.  Ore is being stoped from the Riverside and Badger group, near Rock  creek, and shipments are to be made  before long. This is 'the high grade  galena group that was bonded to P. J.  Dermody and Spokane associates for  $60,000 a short time ago.  It will be a month or two yet before  the mammoth new furnace is ready for  smelting operations at the Dominion  Copper Co.'s Boundary Falls smelter.  The delayed car loads of steel and  other material having finally arrived,  no time is being lost in the installation.  On the 1st of April the final payment of $3,000 on the $30,000  bond on the Skylark mine will be due,  and the company now has the money  in the bank to meet it. For the last  thirty months the company has paid  $1,000 per month on the bond, and  has taken it out. of the mine.  In about two weeks Manager Hodges  "expects -to- be prepared- to operate-all-  eight of his battery of enlarged furnaces  at the Granby smelter, when he can  handle about 3,000 tons of ore each  twenty-four hours. It all depends on  the supply of coke as to the time of  getting the complete battery in blast,  the railways falling down somewhat  this week again.  Development at the Jewel mine,  the only property being worked in  Long Lake camp, is reported to b��  showing up very satisfactorily under  R. R. Roberts, the superintendent.  This property, which was formerly  owned by the Jewel Gold Mines, Ltd.,  is now said to be controlled by W.  Galloway, a banker living in Scotland.  Last week a rather bad rock slide  occurred at the B.C. Copper Co.'s  Mother Lode mine, by which the ore  crusher building was damaged and put  out of commission for a few days. A  slide had never occurred there before.  Fortunately, no one was hurt, the men  in the building being warned by unusual noises as the rock began to give  way.  The active work of laying the six-  inch compressed air line from the Dominion Copper Co.'s new Idaho compressor to the Rawhide mine, some  thing over a mile, is now under way.  When completed and' the compressor  is in operation, the Rawhide will be  operated with more machine drills  than at present, to supply the increased  ore tonnage.  The new electric hoist for the Moreen mine, Deadwood camp, being  operated by the Alliance Gold and  Copper Mining Co., has arrived at  Greenwood, and is being placed in  position at the property. A. J. Morrison, the superintendent, is preparing  to resume active operations at the  property, where extensive development  will soon be under way, some men going up to the mine this week. Officials  of the company are expected in the  Boundary from Minneapolis in a few  days.   New Officers for Miner*' Union.  The semiannual election of Phoenix Miners' Union No. S, W. F. of M.,  took place here last Saturday, and  there being considerable interest in  the outcome, a large vote was polled.  The following were chosen to have  charge of the affairs of the union for  the ensuing six months :  President, W. J. Louttit; vice-president, Dan Paterson; financial secretary, Walter Morrison (re elected) ; recording secretary, Carlton H. Cook ;  assistant recording secretary, D. J.  Weir ; treasurer, Walter S. Cook ; conductor, H. Walsh ; warden, S. S. Van-  buskirk; trustees, 1. M elver, Angus  McPherson, W. S. Cook, Frank Knott  and D. W. McKenzie; delegate to  Denver convention, Robert D. Mitchell ; delegates to annual meeting of  district association No. 6, meeting  this week at Rossland, Walter Morrison, Neil McBeth, J. Frank Jones  W. D. McKenzie and J. C. Halsey.  GRANBY C0.'S  N0.6 DIVIDEND  $405,000 Declared this  Week.  Brings Total Dividends Up To  $2,158,360.  Last Tuesday at the regular monthly  meeting of the board of directors of  the Granby Consolidated, held at the  company's New York office, 52 Broad  way,.a regular quarterly dividend of  two per cent was declared and an extra  dividend of on 2 per cent upon the par  value of the stock outstanding,, payable  out of the net earnings of the company  on March 30th, 1907. For this purpose the transfer books of the company close March 15th and reopen  April 1st. As there are now -issued  135,000 shares ofthe new par value of  $100, this dividend amounts to $405,  000, or exactly the same as for eaJch of  the four dividends declared, by this  company during 1906. The company's first dividend was paid in December, 1903, and was at the rate of  one per cent.  For the lest two or three months  the company has been operating with  great difficulty, owing to weather conditions and car, fuel and coke shortage, common all over the west, and it  must be pleasant to shareholders to  note that, notwithstanding these adverse matters, the company is able to  continue its dividend,.' paying policy.  With the above difficulties done away  now very shortly, it would not be surprising if the June extra dividend was  larger than the one per cent now declared in this way. The stock is now  oh a regular eight per cent basis, with  ���'extras" liable to be added at the  time of any regular declaration.  . This makes more thin $2,000,000  that the Granby will have paid in profits to.the shareholders, the payments  and amounts jbeingJas follows : .  No. 1���December,'!903."'.'.' !$i33,630  No. 2���--January, 1906:... ..'. 405,000  No. 3���May, 1906   405,000  No. 4���September, 1 qo6. .. 405,000  No.- 5-���December, 1906.... 405,000  No. 6���March, 1907.......  405,000  Total  $2,158,630  Pboenlx Club Officers.  At the annual meeting of the Phoenix Club, heldin the Club Rooms in  the McHale blocfc ��� last Monday, the  following officers were elected: President, James Henderson; vice-president,  E. A. Black; sec.-treas. and steward,  T. B. Cosgrove; board of trustees,  Martin McHale, C.J. McAstocker and  Dan Biner.  Mrs. J. B. Boyle and little daughter  left for Vancouver on Monday, where  they will spend some little time.  Wm. Yolen Williams, engineer for  the. Jay P. Graves mining interests,  with headquarters iri Spokane, spent a  few days in camp this week.  Rev. Samuel Lundie returned Saturday from the meeting of the Kootenay ���  Presbytery which was held  at Nelson, .'.  and which was very successful.  Mrs. P. JF. Roosa, wife of the. paymaster of the Dominion Copper Co.,'  left Boundary Falls last Monday on a  visit to her former home, Salt JLake  City. :���.<     ,,  J. L. Martin, of the/Phoenix Electric Lighting Co, has been confined to  his home for about ten days with an  aggravating attack of mumps, but is  now improving.  A. W. Haley and wife expect to  ���leave Monday or Tuesday for. Cocur  d'Alene, Idaho, where' they will make  their home in the future. Mr. Moir,  of Sandon, succeeds Mr. Haley as  C.P.R. agent here. .  : H. S. Turner and wife '��� started last  Sunday on a trip that will take them  as far as Southern California. They  will visit friends in Oregon and look  aifter some business matters there before proceeding further south.  John L. Parker, superintendent of  the Dominion Copper mines several'  years ago under James Breen, but who  latterly has been with the Brown Alaska Co., at Hadley, Alaska, has resigned  and opened an office as consulting e-n-\  gmeer in Seattle.  Thomas R.Drummond, local-man--  ager for the Dominion Copper Co.,  according "to Boston reports is slated  for a similar position with the Nipissing  mine at Cobalt, of which company,  Samuel Newho'use is the president and  M.M.Johnson the consulting engineer.  Ralph Smailes, of Greenwood, who  has been absent since last August,  working on Midway and Vernon railway affairs, was in Greenwood last  week for a few days, departing again  on the same business, which he feels ]..  confident of "bringing to _a successful..  issue at no distant dnte,  Dr. R."B. Boucher and wife left  last Saturday for ..Vancouver,., for a  visit. In a couple of weeks, or thereabouts, they will start for the east,  whence they go to Vienna, Austria,  where the doctor expects to be for a ���  year or two. On their way east they  will likely stop in Phoenix again for a-  few days.  ' R. H. Anderson, at one time in  charge of the B.C. mine, in Summit  camp, has resigned his position as  superintendent of the Sullivan Group  Mining Company at JKJimberley, and  James Finley, mayor of Cranbrook,  B.C., has been appointed to succeed  him. Mr. Anderson has accepted a  position in the Coeur d'Alenes. '  +j+.*.9+*0&+j*+j*j*JH**+0-.*j**+0***>j**, p*.**iHf*Wf+��&^**+y**w ;.��-*���+*  I  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME OP COMPANY.  AOTBOtt-  IZBD  CAPITAL.  SHARES.  DIVIDENDS.  Issu ed  Par  Paid  1906  Total    1   Latest  to Date j    Date  A.mt  Per  * 'i.  Granby Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver   S 1,350,000  15,000,000  200,000  1,350,000  135,000  31,000  Ji  $100  is  $1,630,000  .-������   ��� . 1  l6,0OO  J   5.|6.83( J Feb. looi  1  t.753.63��jDec.  190*.  3S,224;Sept. 1906  i  .04  300  5��  +��*&��0+��+��****0i ��&*M*s&&w��^.9*.*p��*��**y*&^^  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE           _ table gives the ore si  1902, for 1903, Tor 1004, for 1905, for 1906, a  March  for  The following: table elves the ore shipments of Boundary mines (or 1900  ud 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer  1900  64*53  ��97  5J40  19.494  Mine.     Camp.  Granby Mines..Phoenix  Snowshoe. .Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd  B. C. Mine Summit  Emma .Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bouulc Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn -Stein ..Phuix  Idaho Pboeuix  Kawhide.. Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mouutn Rose Summit  Athelstan. Wellington  Morrison ...Deadwood  R. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance.- Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrown Wellngtn  King Solomon W.Coppr  3ig Copper.....W.Coppr  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  A Jewel Long Lake  Cartni West Fork      Sally West Fork      Rambler ....West Folk      Butcher Boy-West Fork      Duncan WestFork      Providence���Providence      Blkhoru Providence      Stralhmoie.Providence    ���  Preston Skylark      Prince Henry���Skylark      Skylark Skylark      Last Chance Skylark      B. I". U. Mine...Skylaik      Bay Skylark      Mavis ��� Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helen Greenwood      Ruby���Boundary Falls      Republic Boundary Flls    ���  Miscellaneous      3,230  Total,tons    96,600  k Smelter treatment���  Granby Co     02.387  B.C. CopperCo   Dominion Copper Co-      1901  231,762  1.731  99,034  47.405  650  1902  309,858  20,800  141.3*6  14,Si 1  8.53o  ,1903  393.71*  71,212  138,079  ��9.365  22.937  ���5.537  1904  S49.703  174.298  37.9CO  16,400  1,076  2,250  160  875  665  2,000  350  80  3.450  390.SOO  230,828  117,011  7.455  150  560  ���5.731  "5.640  3.339  3J.350  3.070  3,250  1.759  4.5*6  55.731  25.1oS  ��� 3.��SO  4,747  363  3.450  222  304  33  1.833  2.435  .V3  150  785  625  482        890     30  ���45  7V  993  400  219  726  J?5  770  I 0  52  .00  6.*>o  73  107  40  90  60  "SO  3��5  50O  500  1905 1906  653,8*<9 S01-104  ...  8,4.16  174.567 I05.9*>    l.4S*>  9,485 11 ,S.\��  3,007 3.IT7  20       2.960  26.032  48,39"  1907  60. 40  Q,6'. o  27 553  12.'45  i.'ii  *). -J 7  3.'-'-  1,|2  Pa-t  ���^ trfc  t  1,000  CM"  1   952  1 .tort  7-8  i*>5  t  !  5S6  70  9  ,I|o  15  508,876 690.419 829,808 933,548 I,lfn,5.;7 l47,i��)S ";.(,lo  ���  t  ������' J4o  ut..ooo  401.921  101.513  i32,5.*o  5-.S.25J  210,434  30,930  687,i>SS 82,S,S7v  2Ui,.*Sjo     123,740  84,059   218,811  78.1.S3  .18,774  J.'A19  M 'II  3.1.'1  4.-1J3  ToUl reduced...   62,389   348,439   460,940  697,404   837,6i.b 9S2.S77 1,171,430 i4'.43>>   21,^08  is  i'SB-sts}  :$Mm  ���mm  iairW  ������*%iOS  ���,Rl;v/,3.*,  iii  liii  A&A).  \MAi  zwm  - ~A:  1  \-V&z<  ;'*������*/;'���  ' Tisj;  Y'iff .  '1 ��tl7|f  II,  *s  "1T"    PHOF.NTX    TTONEER.  The Odor of Tea Plantations  Fragrant and refreshing", floats into the room  when a sealed ..packet of  is opened.    Specially manufactured and carefully  packed,   the   full  rich? fragrance is Upeiiv  fectly preserved.     Try the Red Label.  Ff^ YEAR'1907  International Goal Has  $393,469 Surplus.  Net  Profit   Last  Year  $t 98,192.  Was  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining: Journal.  IBSUBDSJStSSTOKDSVS BV TM��  PIONEER PUBLISHING 00.  ATPBOKHIX. ��. C  W. B. WILLCOX. NUnaoeh.  r.in.knu. 1 BoslncM office No. 14.  Telephone* J Umgn,, m|,|nct| So. 15.  iDMcumom ik advahc*.,  rer, Year l��.o*��  ���Is If oaths   1.25  so far declared by the Granby in dividends. Heretofore these declarations  have been called "a dividend," but  this declaration is entitled "regular,"  and >means that they may be expected  hereafter every three months.  7 While it is probable that but few  Granby shares are now held in the  Boundary, local holders having taken  their profit when; Granby shares began  to soar* a couple of year? ago, it is  pleasant news here just the same  ������^���-�����*-i^^*��w-  this  If you are not a subacr ber.to this paper,  ia *a In vita tion to rou to become one.  : Advertising rate* (urnuhea on application..  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line  ' Four weekly laaertlon* constitute one * month'*  adrcrt <io*  1907 MARCH,  1907  Ski. Man. Tun. Wat*.  ns.  Fr.  Sat.  1  2  3 4  5  6  1  8  9  IO II  12  13  14  ��S  16  17 l8  19  20  21  22  �����3  24 25  26  27  28  29  30  31  Eo/enu, Tetter, Silt Rheum;-Itch, Rltif  J     War*, Herpes, Berbers' Itch.  All of these diseases are attended  by intense itching, which is almost  instantly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and by its continued  iise 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.  THINKS IT BEST  AND MOST USEFUL.  Opinion Regarding Pioneer's  Fourth Annual.  Did you labor last Sunday ? If so,  you had better watch out or the Sunday Observance Act will catch you���  and then'there'll be trouble.  ��� Cobalt is undoubtedly a great mining camp, but it differs from most  mining camps in that it does not have  many booze shops. A few days ago  the conductors of several "blind pigs"  in that locality were fined $i 1,000.  If accounts are reliable, they should be  able to dig this small sum out of almost any "of the prospects in a day or  two.  Hereafter, in leferring to the mem  ber for Vale-Cariboo, one ihojld be  particular to specify which Duncan  Ross is meant, as Duncan C. Ross,  son of ex-Premier Ross, of Ontario,'  was returned to Ottawa ��� week before  last in West Middlesex. However,  our own Duncan will not be likely to  allow his light to be hid under a  bushel, for he is not built that way,  Spring has been tapping at the back  door of winter of late with some success, 'l'he rest of this year, with  the weal her conditions settled again,  promises to be a record breaker in  copper production in the Boundary.  In another month or two, there .should  be at least 5,000 tons of ore mined,  shipped and treated every twenty-four  hours in this district.  Recently the Pioneer remarked on a  flotation that is doing extensive stock  advertising in the east under the title  of the British-American Mines and  Smelter Co., purporting to have rich  copper properties in East Kootenay,  alleged by close to the Granby. The  concern still seems to be angling for  suckers through publicity in papers  that do not care whether their readers  are bitten or not, and the latest issue of  the B.C. Mining Record gives it a  great setting out. The sooner such  concerns are exposed and forced out  of business the better for the investing  public.  As foreshadowed a month ago in  these col urns, tins week the Granby  Consolidated declared its first "regular"  quarterly two rer cent, dividend, with  an extra dividend of one per cent.  This dividend is payable March 30th.  Like the last four previous declarations,  this profit sharing amounts to $405,-  000, and makes a total of $2,158,630  The following article appears in the  current issue of the British Columbia  Mining Record, published at Victoria:  The "Fourth Annual Holiday Number" of the Pioneer, published at  Phoenix, Boundary district, is the best  and most useful publication dealing  with the important mining and smelt  ing industries of the district from which  has been obtained, during several recent years the 'greater'1 part "'of the  copper produced in Canada, that has  come under our notice. Freely illustrated descriptions of mining camps,  individual mines, smelters, electric  power systems, railways, etc., together  with valuable and instructive statistics  relating to, the mineral production of  the Boundary, fill most of the pages;of  this special number which contains  between 60 and 70 pages.  There are riparly 100 half tones of  mine, smelter and other -views, representative men, and including line cuts  of modern maps of the district and of  different sections of it, prepared speciallyfor the,Pioneer, consequently up-to-  date and giving the leading features^of  this big mining district: The outlying  camps���Franklin, up the north fork of  Kettle river; Beaverdell and Camp  McKinney^-rali .have attention..-, Pro-  roinenceiis7given, as well,������; to=what are  known Jas. the." high grade" mines of  the Bbundarjvjthese including a number of silver-gold quartz properties in  Greenwood, I'hoenix and Beaverdell  Carmi camps.' A briei7 historical account of. the district, some in formation  concerning its chief - "parliamentary  friends," and particulars of several of  its towns and their institutions are;also  given.; .,��� -.'-'.' \y.A..AAY-   ,..Za'  Altogether the "Annual" is a publication that "is distinctly*a credit to its  enterprising publisherpW. B. Willcox,  whileJ the wide distribution of the  6,900 copies printed cannot fail to be of  much benefit to the district, especially  sjnee much' care has been taken to  make the information reliable. For all  interested;5 or likelytb be, in the min  ing district producing the larger part of  the ore mined in British Columbia,  this number will be found worth far  more than the 25 cents price at which  it is published.  Boundary stockholders of the International Coal and Coke Company were  pleased with the annual report of the  company, which was presented at a recent meeting in Spokane. The mines  are located at,; Coleman, Alberta, and  during the three years that the company has been' working a surplus of  $393,469 has been accumulated. A.  iC\ Flumerfelt, of Victoria, and H. N.  Galer, of Coleman, president and vice-  president of the company, attended  the Spokane meeting. Tbe leading  features of the repnrt follow :  A dividend of $28,000 was paid on  February 1st of the present year, and  the surplus at the close of 1906 was  $393,469. The company has been in  active operation just three years, and  the present plant cost $429,707. During the last year $35,000 was spent in  extending the plant, including the construction of 90 coke ovens.  The net profit of the year was $198,-  192, being over 7 per cent, on outstanding capital. During 1906 334,-  230 tons of coal were produced and ol  this 49,638 tons went to the company's  coke ovens, producing 31,066 tons of  coke, the balance being disposed of on  the market.  The company's payroll for the year  was $360,874, the average number of  men employed being 365, who worked  249 days.  The company suffered for want of  cars to carry away their output/an incident, that prevented their working  the men full time, and which cut down  their profits.  The directors elected were: H. N.  Galer, Coleman; W. G. Graves and D.  Schultz, Spokane; C.S. Houghton,  Bostoni and D. M.J Rogers, Victoria.  The officers elected are : A. C. Flumerfelt, president; H. N. Galer, vice-  presideut; and W. G. Graves, secretary.  OUR COPPER CORNER  Da Nat Crowd the System.  The first warm days of spring bring  with them a desire to get out and enjoy the exhiliratmg air and sunshine.  Children that have been housed up all  winter are brought put aiid 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 midwinter, 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.  An exchange tells of a newspaper  reporter who interviewed thirty successful business men and found that  all of them when boys had been governed strictly and frequently thrashed.  He also interviewed thirty loafers and  learned that twenty.seven of them had  been "mamma's darling," and the  other three had been reared by their  grandmothers/  Copper is now the- most   important  metal  in the world, says  the  Mining  and Engineering Review.    A  shrink  ag=i in production   immediately affects  all of the industries, as electric power  has become a  vital   factor  iri   trade,  commerce and manufacture.    To such  an enormous extent has : the - demand  grown that it is -impossible to create a  surplus   and   there  is" absolutely no  " visible supply" as in  former years.  The product is purchased  for months  ahead in many of the big mines.   It is  true that many important discoveries  were made within  the past two years,  and the mines   of Inyo  county, California, and Ely, Nevada, will add much  to the production.    But discoveries do  not mean that copper can be immediately produced and  become a marketable  commodity.     Development, no  matter how active, cannot put big cop-j  per mines on a producing   basis   in a  year or perhaps not  in   two, three or  five  years,   everything  depending  on  conditions, finances,.facilities for transportation, cost of mining, etc. '������-'.'���  ' When production begins in the newly discovered; carrips it will be unprece  dented:    But in   the' meantime  consumption is ever on.the increase, and  since the fact began to be recognized,  about j 903, that c-the  world's  normal  production; .with;-the mines .then   in  operation; could not  keep  pace  with  ;the;demaiid,rthe- price has  advanced  rapidly from n .cents  in 1903 to 12  cents in 1904,   14 cents  in   1905, 18  cents  in. 1906. and   25 cents in 1907  approximately in round figures.     And  the end is not yet, for consumers can-  hot  hope  lor help .from Green water,  ���Ubeheba, or   Ely this  year, and   perhaps   not  next, for  the  impediments  which confront   the men who are putting their money in   those  camps  are  more  than  can   be .conceived  by the  ordinary layman.  ; So that  those who  arc* predicting   30  and  40  cents   for  'copper- this   year may not   be so far  from a good guess as may be imagined.  The incentive to mine for copper at  the  present tim : ,is greater than any  thing  which   courld   be  presented  toi  capital.     The facts  that  the copper  mines of the United  States   produced  in 1906 $185,000,000 worth of the red  metal and that dividends to the amount  of $58,000,000 were paid are considerations worthy the attention of financiers.  Another fact which is attracting investors to copper  securities is that at  no time in the world's history have the  stoaks  of any   industry  advanced in  such proportion as have copper shares  within the past few years.      In   1900  100  shares of Calumet  and   Arizona  sold  for  $125.     In   1907  the  same  shares are wonh $14,000 to  $15,000.  That is given as an instance of the enhancement   of  the values   of copper  stocks as   the mines pass from the development to the productive stage.   It  is an old story, but  a true one, nevertheless, that  Calumet & Hecla shares  sold at   10 cents when the mines-were  said to be wildcats.    The quoted price  today, $960  per  share, has   been  an  advance worth waiting for.  Cheap copper is a thing of the past.  The progress of the electrical industry  as applied to manufacturing, transportation and illuminating has placed  it far ahead of all the useful metals,  and no man living can see far enough  ahead to venture a prediction as to  when the increase of consumption  shall cease.  ��  2 said the physician;  For that run-down  condition���  said  T^ooril  �����  PAUCE LIVERY STABLES  HURDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken   over   the   Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a  full  stock.  >HoteI  Best Wines Liquors and  Cigars j  1Close to C. P. R. Depot. Electric t  Lighted. Dining  Room for  Bent.  I Patronage of the Public Solicited <  ANGELO SCiiULLI. Prop.  rO-O-O-QOOOOO^  I. II. HALLETT  Bakkister, Solicitor,  NOTARV Plii.i. c.  Cable Address :       IIALI.KTT,  (Ht-'lfoiil M-NHI'n  CudeH JMoicIiii; ������ Nral'M  ( l.rllier'i*.  (iUEUXWOOfi, JB.O  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Kfttft'Kiobmi.Ave. Phoenix. B. C  DRY  WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your   supply  of  Fire   Wood,  either  for  immediate  use  or for the  future.    All orders promptly filled.  GKNERAL    SANITARY    AND    SCAVENGER  WORK DONE ON SHORT NOTICK.  f    KingEdwardLodge.No.36  A. F. and A,  ,/riN*     Regular communication 8 p. m.    se-  :1 Thursday ofench month,  rgeut meelliigi- ancnlled-MtiKoiilt  Sjf ^     Hall, McHale Hlock.  ono,��{. di-:y,  Secretary.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOK I.OIJUlt NO.,  D. L. Mclntommey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. B32.        PHOENIX, B.C.  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  Knob Hill Ave.        IPHone^       Phoenix, B.C.  Drink   Dry   Gin  ..and.  P. Dawson's WhisRey  Greenwood Liquor Co.,  Greenwood, B.C.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���1 ncorpoiated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Meets every Monday I{veiilii��  nt Miners' Hal  Visiting brethren cordially Invited.  John Mclver,   N. U.  Oaklton Cook, Rec. Hcc'y.  Win. 1'lckiird, I'cr. Kin. Secy.  A. D. MORRISON  J-WiiLER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Impcctor for S. F. A N  (High Class Goods always In Slock.)  GltAND Foiikh, B.C.  J.J. STKUTZia.  W.M  Provides a Christiiui home for (Hud-  en 18 of both sexes al, moderate ratt'H.  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 branchee  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.JE.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 Tor-  <mfo University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and teruiB write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal: or Rev. J. P. Bowpll. BurPar.  PALACE HEAT MARKET  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B.C.  -;������-������'       "-���--/,.(.'���.'��� -  Fresh and Salt Meats.  Tei.N0.12. Fish,  Poultry and Oysters.  NOTICE.  To the Board of License Commissioners,  Phoenix, B. O.  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned will at the next meeting of the  Board of License Commissioners for the  City of Phoenix apply for a transfer of  a retail liquor license granted in respect  ofthe Knob Hill Hotel, First Street,  Phoenix, B. C. from W.J. Morrison and  James Anderson.to James McArdle and  James Anderson.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C., this 5th day of  ."November, 1906.  _X W. J. Mokuison,  :: ,,\���, James Anderson.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  None  Bank ofKugland, Bnuleof Kni-lniiil Hrncticual,  Black Bear hinctlonal Mineral Clu-'mn, situatr  in the Grand Hoiks Mining Division ol llritish  Columbia.  Where located���Greenwood I'anip  TAKli NOTICK lhat I, David Whiteside, ns  agent for the Grnnby Consul-dalrd Miuni);,  Biucltinj; & Power Compai.v, I,nulled, lire  miners certiQcnle No. II 9101.1, intend, sixty days  after date hereo!, to apply to the Min III); kecutil-  er forn Certificate ol improvements, for the pin-  pose of obtaining a Crown Grniil ofthe above  claims.  And further take notice that Action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  ofsuch Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day of Novembrr, A. I>.   1906.  D. Wiiitksidk,  Aifent for   the   Granby   Consolidated   Mining,  Smelting   & Power Company,  Limited,  Boai-dfor Boys and Girls from  3 to 6 years old $10 a month;  over 6, $8.   The Church Home for   Childreh,   ;J  307  Empln  Ave,  Lld-Jlrwosd <?>  SPOKANE, WASH.  $  Phoenix Shoe Shop  MINERAL ACT.  A creditable iob of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first impressions count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarks of  the Cheap John printery, we can furnish it from the only  pi hit 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 back some day through the Pioneer and its  employees. If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see them again. We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  Certificate or Improvements.  NOTICK.  Montrose fractional" Mineral Claim, situate iu  the Greenwood Mining Division cf Yale District.   Where located: Deadwooa camp.  TAKE NOTICE tqat I, Korbes M. Kerby, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B90000, intend, six'y  days from date hereof, to apply to the Miniu..  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, fjr  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above elaim  And further take notice that act on under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  ofsuch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of December, .i.D  1906.  S��� KORBES  M.   KKKBY.  Application to Transfer   Liquor License.  NOTICE is 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.  0., for the 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 bynie, to Axel Lil-  jenberu.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 20th day  of October, 1900.  J5t   (Signed)   AUGUST JACKSON.  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to or  der, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof. *    .   '  First Street - 0pp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The lead in? Hotel of (lie Hooter  Pioneer Publishing Go.  P'wmmp Mfipt'-t, W  THE . - - ���  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November IS, 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, uceful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  'l'he mining man needs tlie book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book tor 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;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and. may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Steve��s  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good SamDle Rooms.  ildkyon tlotSpriii^s .-=.-  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  , _JMk-.The most perfectly appointed Hcnlih  and Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a com-  pletesystem or Baths-including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curativ:  properties of its waters are unequalcd.  For Curing all Rhoumatic. Nervous and Mui-  cular Troubles.  For Ifeallugrall Kidney. Liver and Stomach  ailments.  ForKHniinatiiiK all M,>��IHePols3tis from t h .-  The grandeur of the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, foresls.lakes.wiitcnalls.  Mating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursl' in  tennji. Its winter climate is unsiiri>n*sed lor  mlMne*** IlrRHY HcINTOSH,  P'oprletor  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlficite of Improvements.  NOT!1".  i1,^r?PDST2,C?;.' ,M"-*-ral    Claim, situate in  Sri? 7ow? MiningDIvisionofYale  District  ,,r���'f'e���J��??te? ���greenwood   camp,  iu  the.  TAKnwMi,i'lm of Yale District.  Mh!KTtIC? li!Bt���X' Adolphe Sercu, Krce  from ,iS��CtrtifiC';tC. N��- B">K- ������'"-*���*������ sixty days  from date herroi, to apply   to the Mining Re-  nurnnr.i0rrn f f "."I'*"- ^ Improvement for Hie  claim ��o��a*"lng n Crown Grant ol the above  .,��'���',?,.fUr,Uler '"J*-*- "Otlce that   action, under  l��.,,^i   3I'   m^s.1.    h,'l commenced before the  n?,Lfn- s"*;h.<'<-*-tifi<:ate of Improvements.  Dated this 8tli day of October, A. ��. 1906.  5 ADOLPH BKRCU.  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,-  MICHIGAN,  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received mnco Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Cai-n|J5. ;j. b. Macaulay  Cash $s  Hook Case   Bed Linen,4 doz  Cash I50   Cash jro    A. V. Berrv   A. B. H. Clark   Hospital Ladles  Aid   K. T. Hank   Jas. McCreath   Canadian Rand Drill Co.   A.B. Hood  Cash $35..'.  Spring (Jot   "^^up*" ..::j:;:::::::���:::z::^ff Friend  OMiim." Dre����^B Gown Mrs. J   It. Doyle  iHoinnS,''; Mrs. I. Crawlord  Cash *!r?     " Mrs* B- A* W. Hodges  nSSf.S""*; V," A Grand Forks Friend  Cord Wood F i|uc*,iCM  fc^fc  I  o-v  "&  woo.  w:  Gret  T/  Min  Jose  No.  toa]  0II1  Croi  Ai  sect  1S9I1  D!  %  kfei  ��rWW������rmw��^^   n _r. . Jw.J; ; v- ������;���  TWi^wwiWWjw��w  JSpSapnfsPS-pfSi^^  WffWffirorwMjM...... JYou Will Delight  in the Pine Flavor of  Sold   Only   in   Sealed   Packets.  At all   Grocers.  LOUIS,  : 100*1.  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  TWE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  Deposits of $i.ooand upwards received. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES PF  in 2)2)  CANADA vv  CAPITAL  $3,000,000 J  RESERVE  $1,400,000.1]  ESTABLISHED  1859.  IS��Ui Stage Line  Leave Phoenix    -     9.30 a. m.]       ������  J- Standard lime  Leave Greenwood     ^.30 p. m.j  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  I. S- McCAGUE; Proprietor.  1 ^^*+****+**++0*******<*+ <4Mf0***+***4*4��****��*****+  EONDONONTBE  DOMINION CO.  Thinks Well of Boundary Country.  Gives Striking Features of The  Property.  D. J. Matheson  Jnsurance UQent  I'lUHLITY    nOSDS  COMMISSIONER    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  FIRK,       LIFE  ANI>  ACCIDKNT.  PLATE   GLASS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  \i  * Church Services Tomorrow  b ���v%-ts^%-4sv%^v%^v%^sv^%^%*'��v%i  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  1 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 10:0. 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. Ilo'.y Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bed;ird. O.M.I. Pastor  Church of England���Services. -11   a.  m. and 7:30 p. M.,Rev. R. A. Heath.  e  tviOItlLK   "-"  SEIGELS  SYRUP  Good digestion Is the foundation of sound health. Indigestion means physical weakness,  pain, langour. depression, and  shattered health. MOTHER  SEICEL'S SYRUP tones and  strengthens your stomach, liver,  and bowels, purifies your blood,  cieansesjour whole system, and  thus  CURES  Indigestio  Pita W ��h t- Wl��ts ssM tttirwlwrs.  A. J. WHfTKHCO.,   ���   ����0��T��B*.t  MINERAL ACT.  l,S  IS  i  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "May" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District.  Where located ��� Greenwood cmnp. In the  Greenwood Miivng Division of Ysle District.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Adolphc Sercu, Free  Miner's Certificate No. IS3073. lor mysell and  Joseph Hedges as agent, Free MiiiT's Certificate  No. II10J8. intend, sixtv data from date hereof,  to apply to the Minti g Recorder for a Certificate  ol Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown (Irani ol  the above claim.  And lurther take in-ticc tbat action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Doled this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  S ADOLPH SKRCU.  *;  Nervous  Prostration  IT IS WORRY THAT KILLS, NOT WORK  Work without worry usually tends to  prolong life. On the other hand, worry,  with or without work, is fatal, because  it uses up what the Doctors call the  " Lecithin," a phosphorized fat which  is the chief constituent of the brain and  nervous system���a waste which, if not  stayed in time, means complete nervous wreck. The evident moral is  "don't worry"���advice easy to give,  and in these days of stress and strain  practically impossible to take. The  alternative is : find some way of replacing the wasted Lecithin���the  phosphorized fat. This absolutely  essential element will be found in  its most perfect, palatable and assimilable form in  FERROL  an emulsion of Cod Liver Oil and  Phnsphorus(phosphorizedfat)together  with 1 ron, the recognized blood builder  ���making FERROL the ideal nutrient it,  claims to be.  For the prevention or treatment of  nervous prostration FERROL Is absolutely unequalled���it is safe, sure and  speedy.'  The formula of FERROL is freely exposed, consequently  " You Know  what you take"  J. B. BOYLE, Chemist and Druggist,  Phoenix, B. O.  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month. 1905    1006      1905       190G  Januarv....  15.008 18.310 15.128 18.418  February.... 15.375 17.869 15.150 18.116  March  15.268 18.361 15.350 18.641  April   14 918 18 375 15.040 18.688  Mav      14 627 18 457 14.820 18.724  June   14.675 18 442 14.813 18.719  July   14.888 18.190 15 005 18.585  Angnsu..... 15.664 18 430 15.468 18.610  September.. 15.965 19 140 15.97c  19.290  October 16.279 21.270 16.332 21 710  November ..  16.599 21 990 16.758 22.340  December...  18.328 23.039 18.398 23.380  Year 15.590 19 350 15.699 19.600  Big Deal at Republic.  Harry L. Rogers, of Butte, backed  by Montana arid New York capital,  recently took a five-year lease and an  option to buy the Republic mine in  that camp for $50,000, and it is reported the purchasers are furthering  a deal to take over and consolidate the  principal mines of the camp, including  the Quilp, Pearl Consolidated, Ben  Hur, Trade Dollar and Tom Thumb.  It is also stated that a 500-ton mill  will be constructed at a cost of about  $250,000, and that the expense of  treating the ores will be less than $3  per ton. It may therefore be possible  to mine and treat Republic ores at  from $4 to $5 per ton, which would  permit of a profit, without counting on  new developments.  Chamberlain'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 Congh 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.  The man who went out to milk  and sat down on a boulder in the  middle of the pasture and waited for  the cow to back up was a twin to the  man who kept a store and wouldn't  advertise because he reasoned that the  purchasing public would back up to  his place of business when it wanted  something.  The London Mining Tournal, tbe  oldest and most conservative publication of its kind in the world, recently  had the lollowing about the Dominion  Copper Co. and its properties :  Attention has recently been directed  in influential quarters to the prospects  of the Dominion Copper Co.���a concern which, as its name implies, is  working under the British flag in a  colony remarkable for its great mineral  wealth���and inquiries having been  made as to the position and character  of the undertaking, the following details, based on official statements, will  doubtless be of interest to our readers.  The kernel of the position of the  company, which is registered under the  laws of British Columbia, is its possession of properties containing large  deposits of low grade copper ore that  are being worked at an ample margin  of profit, and furthermore, the strength  of its financial position, the $750,000  remaining in the coffers of the company enabling the necessary provision  to be made for the progressive increase  and improvement of the plant which is  essential to cope with an expanding  scale of operations, without trenching  upon profits available for dividends.  The present and prospective growth  of the company's operations forms the  most striking feature of the concern.  Until recently the plant had a capacity  of 650 tons per day, and the net earnings for the month of November last  were $30,000 upon this basis. As a  resnlt of arrangements made for increasing the output, the blowing-in of  an additional furnace early in the present month will increase the capacity to  1,500 tons a day. Taking, however,  an average of 1,20c tons of ore treated  per diem, thus making a liberal allowance for the minor accidents which  are certain to occur in the conduct of  a big industrial enterprise, the company will produce between 750,000  and 800,000 lb. of copper per month,  at a cost carefully calculated at 8 cents  per lb. Upon this scale of increased  production, and assuming that no further diminution of reduction costs occurs, the net earnings will rise from  $30,000 per month on an average to  $75,000 or $80,000, sufficient to pay  14 percent, upon the pat value* of the  stock, and a substantially higher percentage upon the present price of the  shares. With copper reckoned at its  present price the return would be still  higher. Speaking of the recently  added furnace, M. M. Johnson, the  company's consulting engineer said:  "This new furnace will give us an additional capacity of from 700 to 900  tons per day, or a total capacity, with  the furnaces now running of frem  1,300 to 1,500 tons daily. The new  furnace will be mechanically fed, eliminating hand labor almost entirely.  As soon as practicable, the mechanical  feed will be applied to the furnaces  now in use also." The operations of  the company, however, are projected  upon a far broader scale than this, and  plans are being prepared and estimates  being made for the increase of the  plant to a capacity of 3,000 tons a  day. With a capacity of 3,000 tons of  ore.daily the Dominion Copper Company would be in a position to produce 25,000,000 lb. of copper per  annum. On 18-cent copper this production would give the company net  earnings of $2,500,000, or 50 per cent  on the par value of the stock���$5. per  share. These are big figures, and  point to the expansion of the concern  upon lines of great magnitude ; but it  is pointed out that they are carefully  calculated from data composed of the  present product of the company combined wifh the known ore content of  the mines and the designed capacity of  the additional plant. Already the  smelter .and mines are equipped with  the most modern plant, driven by  hydro-electrical power, which has resulted in reduced costs.  The properties of the company are  situated in British Columbia, Canada,  and cover an area of 360 acres. They  adjoin the property of the Granby  mines whose ore values are the same  as those of the Dominion Copper  Company, and who have a smelter  capacity at the present time of 2,700  tons per day, while their net earnings  were over $1,850,000.  The company's chief mines are the  Brooklyn, the Idaho and the Rawhide.  The Brooklyn has been the principal  producer to date, averaging 500 tons  of ore per day. There are calculated  to be 450,000 tons of ore in sight  above the 400-foot level. The average  values in this mine are returned at:  Copper, 1.43 percent.; gold, $1.32;  silver, 25 cents. The Idaho mine is  a most.important asset, and is confidently expected shortly to produce a  large tonnage daily. Cross-cuts show  ore bodies similar to those in the  Granby's mines, which - adjoin this  property, and from which 2,000 tons  per day are being mined. The Idaho  claim is 1,500 feet square.  Describing the situation at the chief  mines, Mr. Johnson recently said:  "The Rawhide mine is looking well.  We have pushed development work on  this property during the past few  months, and the .surface work 13 very  satisfactory.   We are getting a splen  did tonnage of ore there,'and the four  tunnels are opened up all in solid ore.  We expect to take about 4C0 tons a  day from the Rawhide when the new  furnace is blown in. We are getting  the most of our ore at present from the  Brooklyn. The Idaho and Stemwin-  der claims are being rapidly developed.  We are taking about .50 tons a day  from the Idaho, and the shipments  from this property will be gradually  increased. .  " Important developments have taken place at the Sunset, group, which  includes the Sunset, C.O.D., Florence  Fraction, and Crown Silver claims.  The ores from this ^roup run heavy in  iron, and have been* used only as a  flux, but during the past 60 days the  copper content in these ores has increased, and it is now running between  1.14 and 1.25 per cent, copper. There  are good indications that .these ores  will show increased copper values at  depth. At the Athelstan mine the  shaft is heing unwatered. This shaft  is down to a depth of 250 feet. We  will start cross-cutting: at the 200-foot  level in order to develop some good  backs of ore."  With the present figures of production and profit dividends are considered to be well within sight, and while  the management of the concern is officially silent on the subject, a well  known Boston paper reproduces a  statement to the effect that the director have decided, barring accidents,  to pay dividends commencing with the  second quarter of the current year, at  the rate of 10 per cent, on the par  value of the stock.  It  will  not  cost  you a cent to try  Chamberlain's   Stomach    and    Liver  Tablets,  and  they are  excellent  for  stomach   troubles   and   constipation  Get a tree sample at all drug stores.  The Pioneer Wonders���  Why Greenwood needed two chiefs  of police last week.  When we can expect to see every  furnace in the three Boundary smelters  in blast at the same time.  How closely the Dominion Sunday  Observance bill will be enforced in  British Columbia.  If residents of Phoenix appreciate  the climatic conditions here over most  places in this province.  How much "ice" the three Socialist  members will cut in the provincial  legislative assembly, which began its  session this week.  Why Greenwood and Phoenix  should not combine and secure an  adequate water supply, as both places  have shortages at times. -    -  Rheumatic Pains Relieved.  B. F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 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 Pain Balm and it did  me lots of good." For sale by all  druggists.  PROVINCIAL.   o  A civil and criminal assize court is  to be established in Fernie.  There is a movement on foot to institute a Rebekah degree lodge in  Trail.  The Fernie Ledger has passed into  the hands of the United Mine Workers  of America.  Moyie wants a bank, telephone system, electric lights and a fire-hall���and  proposes to have them.  A Vancouver paper says that W. A.  Galliher, M.P. for Nelson riding, will  shortly open a law office in Vancouver.  It is said that his principal client will  be one of the new transcontinental  railways.  The Outcrop, a weekly that was  published at Wilmer, in the Windermere district, for a number of years,  has become tired of waiting for the  construction of the Kootenay Central  railway, and is reported to have turned  up its little toes in the journalistic  graveyard.  Mall Service In Yale-Cariboo.  An illustration of the excellence of  the mail service in Yale-Cariooo is  that of the six local newspapers published in the electoral districts of  Grand Forks and Greenwood, not a  single copy of one of them published  subsequent to the election on the 2d  of February reached this office before  the 16th. And yet Duncan Ross, feels  very sore if any paper in Yale-Cariboo  complains ofthe rottenness of the mail  service.���Hedley Gazette.  Tea is a mental and physical stimu  lant. It is an appetizer and a refresher  of the spirits. It is recognized by the  most prominent physicians to have nutritive value through its gluten and  nitrogen. According to Dr.John Coakly  Lettsom, a noted medical writer, its  staying powers and capacity for repairing the body's wastes are very great,  but all this is dependent upon the tea  being grown at a high elevation, and  therefore of fine quality, and this you  can always rely upon obtaining when  your tea is gotten in the well known  sealed lead packets of the"Salada"  Tea Co.  CAUGHT BY THE GRIP-  RELEASED BY PE-RU-NA,  La Grippe Is Epidemic Catarrh.  LA GRIPPE spore* no class or na,  ttonallty. The cultured and the  Ignorant, the aristocrat and thej>auper,  tho masses and the classes are all subject to la grippe. None are exempt- all  are liable.  JLa grippe is well-named. The original  term, la grippe, ia French, but it has  been shortened by the busy American  to one word "grip."  Without any Intention of doing so, a  new word has be*tm coined which describes the disease exactly.  The ailment clings to the patient as  tenaciously as if some terrible giant bad  clutched him in a fatal clasp.  Men,; women ,��nd children ��� whole  towns and cities are caught in the baneful grip ot this terrible monster.  Have you the grip? Or, rather, has  the grip caught 'your If bo, read the  following letters.  These testimonials will show you the  quickest and beat means of ridding yourself of this tenaoious disease and its  after-effects.  Suffered Twelve Years From Aftereffects of La Grippe.  Mr. Victor Patneaude, 8��8 Madison  St.,.Topeka, Ka��.,aw.oll-l��ncwn ��arpen-  tor and member ef Knights and Ladles  of Security, writes:  "Twelve years afto I hod a severe attack of la grippe and I never really recovered my health and strongth���but  grew weaker every year, until 1 wan  unable to work.  "Two years ago I bogavn using Peruna  and it built up my strength so that in a  couple of months I was able to go to  work again.  "This winter X had another attack of  la grippe, bat Peruna soon drove it out  of my system.  "My wife and I consider Peruna a  household remedv."  Pneumonia Followed La Grippe���  Pe-ru-na. the Remedy That  Brought Relief.  Mr. T. Barnecott, West Aylmer, Ontario, Can., writes:  "Last winter I was ill with pneumonia  after having la grippe.- X took Peruna  tor two months, when I became quite  ���well, and I can say that any one can be  cured by it in a reasonable time and at  little expense. >'  "Every time I take a cold, I take some  Peruna, which makes me well again.  "I also advised it for my daughter who  was so ill with prostration that she could  not follow her trade of dress making.  "A bottle of Peruna mode such a  change in her that she has been able to  follow her trade ever since.  "I also induced a young lady, who was  all rundown and confined to the house,  to take Peruna, and after taking Peruna  for three months she is able to follow  her trade uf tailoring.  "1 can recommend Peruna for all such  who are ill and requlro a tonic."  Systemic Catarrh, the Result of La  Grippe. Pe-ru-na Receives Credit  for Present Good Health.  Mrs. Jennie W. Gilmoro, Box 44, Whl te  Oak, Ind. Ter., formerly Housekeeper  for Indiana Reform School for Boys,  writes:  "Six years ago I hod la grippe, which  was followed by systemic catarrh.  . MThe only thing 1 used was Peruna  and Monalin, and I have been in better  health the last three years than for years  before.  : ",1 give Peruna all the credit for my  good health."  Pe-ru-na���A Tonic After La Grippe.  Mrs. Chas. E. Wells, Sr., Delaware,  Ohio, writes:  "After a severo attack of la grippe, I  took Peruna and found it a very tsood.  tonic." !      "  Judge Horatio J. Gobs, Hurtwoll, Ga.,  writes: "I had a severe spell of la grippe  which left mo with systemic cutarrh. A  friend ady-iscd me to try Peruna. The  third bottio coinplotud tho cure."  "Most Effective Medicine Ever Tried  for La Grippe."  Robt. L. Madison, A. M., Principal of  Cullowhee High School, Painter, N.C.,  is chairman of the Jackson Comity  Board of Education. He has for nearly  six years been teaching in Painter.  He is a writer of occasional verse and  has contributed to a number of leading  papers and magazines,���religious, edu-'  cationol and secular.  In speaking of Peruna, Mr. Madison  says:  "I am hardly ever without Peruna in  my home. It is the most effective medicine that I have ever tried for la grippe.  "It also cured my wife of nasal catarrh. Her condition at ono time waa  such that she could not at night breathe  through her nostrila  "In consequence, an Inflamed condition of the throat was brought  about, getting worse and worse, and  yielding to no remedy until Peruna waa  tried."  lor special instructions, adebrew Dr.  Hartman, President of the Hartman  Sanitarium, Columbus, Ohio,  Soap.  It is the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, women  and men.  Ita daily use keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.   i<rj  Albert Soaps Ltd. Mfrfc,  ��� Montreal.  Beware of imitations and lutstituim.  -���-���>-  Skin Protection f: pt,np>ri;T R<><�����*  ForskineonKprt, skin health, ��   -f ,4      ��V^tM'JLA      *\%atW%?%*a\  sly'n beautyandJ for protection a   ^       "  ���ga'inst/ha^d  water,   strong |jj  sun and wind use ���  f''Baby's Own"  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled foi  quality.     Insist   on   having PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Water Ice for Sale. Bottled Beer and Pouter.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  PHOENIX,  B.C.  l-��-��~0-��i  5  f.  ���  1  1  ���  IMPROVED  PACIFIC COAST  SERVICE  Leave NELSON 7:30 a. ni.  Arrive VANCOUVER 11-.50 noou  Arrive VICTORIA   5.45   p.   in.  ..one Night en Route..  VANC0UVER.VICT0RIA ROUTE  S.  S.   Princess   Victoria  VICTORIA-SEATTLE ROUTE  S. S. Princess May  STANDARD SLEEPING CAR  Nelson-Slocau City  BERTHS    $1.00  Car can be   occupied  at   Nelson  Union Depot at 9 p. in  For   detailed   information   apply to  Local Agents  f. S. Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B.C.  E. J. Coyi.k, AG.P.A.,  Vancouver, 15. C.  A pencil mark here BOOy  is a reminder tbat vour subscription to this paper is  now paBt due, and the publisher will appreciate your  promptattention.       ffc$&~  Phoenix Livery Stable  D.    J.     McDonald,      Prop.  Fvprvfhincr Npw carriages and other rigs  wsijwmg nww 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 of the public  patronage solicited     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX,  Ii. C.  f.oox>.o.o.o.oo.o.o.o.o.o.o.o.oooo.o.o.a.  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail. Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders  Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midwav,  Eholt arid   all  tin*  other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta ami Yukon.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  Headquarters for Bouudarv:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  xs��XiX=xiXj)��ex3(^^ '  0    _ 1     The BEST,  Cheapest  and most satisfactory  ��     Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't orlieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Tics,etc.,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chkapkst prices.  8  0  I  0  it!  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  1  %  ml  I'll  Al  i   1 1  1^1  'it t\  i\  fiS  1S11 -rati  4  m  ellJ,.  %y  '-Pi  y.H-A\  AM1:  A$yy  11  ��7  i #J-?:;  f.lH -��� "1  ��� ��� mtv/A  ���\WA  :.\-&A  :t  *!&y  hir.x:K BLOCK.  KNOB  HII.I. AVK..  I'HOENIX.  Him  ���������ay  AfL     *   f*i  life IVJ,,-,*......!.    .^ .  ���Jr'  ���?,. rm;  Hi  156  H  1  ��;sa  t��s  ar;---.'  1' T T |-  PHORNTX    PTONEER.  -O"  Lsidlnf Hotel ol Boundtry't loaning  Minini Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Dp-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms  Corner Knob Hill AveJ, and Finl Hi.,  PHOKNIX, R. C.  J. A  Jt  MoMASTER  Proprietor.  In and Around Phoenix  . BRIEF TOPICS  OK  LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST TO  PHOENICIANS. ���**  The Only Flrst-Clist  and Up-To-Dite Hotel  In Phoenix . . . .   .  5g Brooklyn  Jas. Marshall, Prop  PHOENIX. -  .  STEAM HEATED  New from i-ellur lo  roor. nest Sniiiph.*  Koums In Itoinulury  opposite'4 r*.. litpoi.  Modern UuDirooins   ���... i.i   i. i��.....~-,.i. .  <ixiu>3'rsBaK^*-jtxrtQ>sl  Under New Management  Don't forget Boyle is the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  March 15th, St. Patrick's concert in  St. Andrew's church.  Sparkling Irish wit and humor at  St. Patrick's concert.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Ireland in Song and Story, next Friday evening, at St. Andrew's.  Prescriptions .properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.    . ,  Burton's and Bass' Ale on draft ta  the Hotel  Brooklyn.  Woodchoppere wanted. Inquire of  J.J. Bassett, Hartford function.  See Miss  McDonald,   milliner,  sewing machines and supplies.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Boyle, the Druggist. j  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block, |  .March 10th to 14th, inclusive.  Refreshments served at St. Patrick's  concert, March 15th, in St. Andrew's  church.    Admission 25c.  Rev. E. Manuel, of Grand Forks,  will preach in behalf of missions at the  Methodist church tomorrow.  Miss Murray,of the staff of the Phoenix general hospital, went to Nelson  this week, to spend a well earned vaca-  1 ion.  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.    .  Domlaloa Avcmc  Phocalx, B C.  Sewing machines to rent at $j per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  Bert Tatham went to Halcyon Hot  Springs yesterday, for a course of the  waters.  Rev. C W. Whittaker will preach in  the Methodist church in Grand Forks  on Sunday.  Miss McDonald, milliner, announces  that her spring.jnillinery has arrived  and is now on display.  The local fire brigade'has handed in  its resignation iii a body to Acting  Mayor McAuliffe.  Encycloypaedia Britannica, 26 vols ,  for sale at less than half cost. Inquire  at Pioneer office. ���  With the meking of the heavy snow  of this winter, the local water situation  improves somewhat.  One night last week, about three  o'clock, a physician was called by the  parents   to attend little three year old  *��      HOTEL LJ^^IOI^     *j��   Fercy J��hnst���e. on Brooklyn avenue,  m-~*m~* V/l   livyil      *^   who  was ill  from   lobar  pneumonia.  EHOLT,     B.O. I Tn? doctor advised immediate removal  G. \V. Rumberger is reported to  have extended his trip, which took  him to Reginn, as far as Cobalt, where  it is understood a prospector whom he  backed has made good.  Contractor T. J. Gallagher, who .is  for working about 70 men on the Granny's  Victoria shaft spur grade for the Great  Northern, does not propose to operate  on Sundays. Blasts from the new  work are heard six days in the week.  McRae Brothers & Smith, Ltd., with  stores in Greenwood and Phoenix, is  applying to the lieutenant-governor in  council for permission to change the  name of the corporation to McRae  Brothers, Limited. 'l'he headquarters  of the company are in Phoenix.  W. I). VVillson, who had the contract from the Great Northern for mov  ing the Granby stables 25 feet, to  avoid the right ol way for the new Victoria shaft spur, has finished the job,  the stables being used continuously  during the moving operations.  Ladies taking part in the Calico ball  of the Catholic Ladies' Aidon April  1st, should wear a calico dress and  bring a calico four-in-hand tie to  match. Tickets are selling so well  already that a second instalment has  been ordered.  Stretbcona Hotel Sold.  The Strathcona hotel, at Nelson, the  oldest first-class hotel   in (he-interior,  was sold this week for $40,000 cash to  R. G. Webb, formerly of Perth, Australia.    "Mr.   Webb  takes   possession  Monday and will manage the property.,,,  personally.   He will make a substantial | joi  addition  to  the  present building I his * iXC  spring.     The house was built in 1891 ' "  and leased by IS. IS. Phair as the Hotel  Phair until 1903, when a new manager  came in and  the name  was  changed.  Bellevelle   Tomkins, who at  one time  conducted   the then   B. C.   hotel   in  Phoenix,   has   been   manager  of the  Strathcona   for the last three or four  years and has conducted   it  with  success.  One who has tried it and knows  whereof he speaKs, says that trying to  do business to the best advantage without advertising is like trying to kiss a  girl oyer the telephone.  WATCHES  Your Doctor  Can cure your Cough or Cold,  no question about that, but���-  why go to all the trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  andthenofhavinghisprescription  filled, when you can step into any  drug Btore in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILOH'S CURB  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  when a twenty-five cent  bottle of SHILOH will cure you  as quickly ?  Why not do as hundreds of  thousands of Canadians have  done for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  SHILOH will cure you, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have a  Cough or Cold cure it with  SHILOH  15  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelt- j  ing and Power Co, Ltd.  I  JUST ARRRIVED   A complete assortment of  fancy hand painted china  in,beautiful designs. This is  by far tne finest china we  have ever bad in stock.  Also, WE ARE 0FFERIN0 SPECIAL  VALUES IN WATCHES Ihls  week and next, at $1 25, $5  and $7, all mem-wind and act  and warranted lime keepers.  -Cullsof inspection invited  E. A. BLACK,  *l The Jeweler I* l  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, B.  The;.; best conducted  Hotel  MR AND TABLE FIRSTCLASS.  in  the most  Boundary.  important   railway   town   in   the  *v.   S.   TOUXKY,   I>ROl��.  Let Me Sell You a  Chatham Incubator  On Time  to Greenwood to-a lower level, as the  child might not live a couple of hours  The father at once took the little one  in a rig to Greenwood to the hospital  there, but,the child died after being  there, half an hour. The funeral wa-j  held in Greenwood.  ;  Boundary Side Lights  Do you know there is big: money in raising- poultry? Do  yon know there is more money in running a good incubator  than in almost anything else you can do it  .time and trouble it takes?  a big  on your place  - j ��� /or "the amount of  Do you know my incubator will   .. -������...    A.w jvu iluvw uiy suuuuator will  pay you a bigger profit than any other thing you can have  on yourjplace?   .  Well, all these things are true, and I can   ���. ���  ���~��v   *M.u6d ��.��;  uuc,buu  *   con  Thousands of people all over Canada have prove  year for the last live years.  frove  it.  it every  I wanfTto quote you a price on my Chatham Incubator,  ���sold ON TIME. I want to send you my Chatham book.  1 This incubator book is tree��� I'll send: it to you for just a  postal card. It tells you a lot you or.��*J.t to know about the :  Poultry business���it tells you how to make money out of  chickens-it tells you how my Chatham Incubator will make  you more money than you can make with hens���far more,  and with less trouble.  This book tells you how my Incubators are made���why they are  the best ever invented���and why I sell them ON TIME and on a  5-YearGuarantee. ���:���'.        .���������"' ������*.*��� v;  ���---: .;.-  My Company has been In business ia Canada for over 50 years.  We are one of the largest wood-working factories in the country.  We also operate a large factory at Detroit, Mich. We have the Incubator and Brooder business down to a science.  Chatham Incubators and Brooders will .make you money, for a  Chatham Incubator will hatch a live, healthy chicken but o�� every  fertile egg put into it, in 21 days.  Will you write for my book  today? Do.it now while you think  of it. Just say on a postal "Please  send me your Incubator Book"���  that's all. Address me personally.  Maraon Campbell  President  The Man^on.Campbell Co., Ltd.  Depl. Pais, Ctuthmia, Oat.  NOTE���I carry lsrgre stocks aad  ���; ship promptly from branch bouses at  Calffsry. Alts., Montreal. Que.; Bran  don. Man.; Halifax. N. &.. Victoria.  B. C. and factory at Chatham.  :%#  ..Guaranteed  J Five Year*  .���7,7/, NOTICE. ���--  All tenants of Phoenix Water  Supply Co. are hereby notified  that the water of Marshall lake  is about exhausted and the Company will not guarantee 10 supply  water longer than ten days from  February 1st.  Phoenix Water Supply Co., Ltd.  J. L. Martin, Sec.  SgGXsX&SXsXjWr**:  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  Following are the approximate prices  of mining stocks for this week :  SIO XKStl  American  Bov   B.  C. Standard.....  Belcher Mountain...  B.  C.  Copper   Can. Con.  Al.  and 8  California...   Cariboo-M��*Kinney ;.  Copper King.   Dominion  Copper ,.,  Denoro Alines   Eureka Copper           ���  Fisher Maiden        02  . Grnnby Con... 140 00  Giant   International Coal....  Jumbo ..     Nicola Con! Mines   JNorth Star   Pathfinder   Payne   Referendum. ......  Rambler- Cariboo   Sullivan.   Snowstorm.   Sonora   .. ...  Stewart..    Tamarack* Chesapeake  White -'Bear...,'   Opera   House   Phoenix  WALTER MORRrSOX, Mtrr.  TWO   NIGHTS  WEDNEbDAV AND THURSDAY  larch 13, 14  THE AMSDEN  MUSICAL GO.  The Greenwood (Times  states   that  there is a good   deal  of complaint   in  that place about the local milk supply.  ). Uurtt Morgan; formerly a minister  ni. Grand Forks, is now editor andpro-  prietor   of the   Chilliwack Advance, a  paper recently acquired in the Fraser  river valley town.    .,  I   ; Greenwood's  reorganized   board   of  trade has a membership of 28, and   is  actively preparing for the annual meeting- of the  Associated  Boards, to be  held there next Wednesday.  Midway is not likely to . contribute  so generously to the support of the  Dominion government this year as it  didlast, when $30,783 were collected  at  the local  customs office.���Midway  Star.      .-.-J,       '.' "-������:   A: .   '  It is said that, the Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., with mills at Cascade  and other points, has unfilled orders  on its books amounting to some 6co  cars, Jthe delay beirigflargely caused by  the car J and fuel, shortage.  ; The big log7 jam inJthe'-.Kettle river  near Westbridge,7whjjfch has J obstructed  ihe stream for years, has just been  '.sufficiently brokc-h tip by the lumber  '���uiiipany, so tnat -ihe logs now being  cut in thai neighborhood can be driven  Jdmvti the riverjq lh��spring.  The weddihg j.s-annouiiced of A. T.  Tl.i**ma-,"6f tbe Thomas Drug Co., oi  (Jreenwoud and JJ'ljoenix, io Miss  Nellie AlcCreath, daughter of James  McCrcath, a.well ljnown Greenwood  business man:-....BothJ:bride and groom  are well known in the Boundary, and  will make their home in Greenwood.  Report has it that the South Kootenay Power Co. is considering the extension of its high-tension hydro-electrical lines from the Boundary into the  Similkameen district. The company  now serves the Granby and B.C. Copper smelters, besides a number of the  mines of tins district with this Bennington power.  In Greenwood the new police commissioners are Alderman  Jas. Sutherland and Philip McDonald.   In Grand  Forks  they are. Alderman   P. T Mc-I  *- ���- . 1-. I  Violet, the two year old daughter.of  Angeloand Mrs. Schulli, of the Golden  hotel, died last week Friday at the  Grand Forks hospital, of lobar pneumonia. The child was ill here for  several days and was taken to Grand  Forks on Thursday. The funeral was  held last Sunday, interment taking  place in the Phoenix cemetery.  Boun-fary Customs Receipts.  R.   R.   Gilpin,  customs   officer  at I  Grand Forks, makes the  following de-J  tailed report of the  customs  receipts  at the  various   sub-customs offices,as  reported   to the  chief office  for, the  month of February:  Greenwood.  Phoenix..'.'.  Grand Forks  Carson......  Midway .  Sidley .;���;.....  Osoyoos 7..'.  Keremeos...  A  .$2,125.27  .   1,162.39  * 957*49  277 87  190.08  ��� 37*75  .        16.9,1  10.40  Notice   is   hereby   given   that,  at a  meeting of the Board of Directors of tlie  Granby Consolidated Mining, Snieltin*,'  and  Power Co.. Ltd., held this day, a  regular quarterly dividend of two per  cent and an extra dividend of one  per.  cent upon the  par value of  the stock I  outstanding,   was declared  out  of   tlie I  net earnings of  the company, payable  March 30th, 1907, to all stockholders of  record at 3 p.m. on March 16th, 1007.  For tlie purpose of the dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at 3 p.m. on March 15th, and reopen at  10 a.m., April 1st, 1907.  Nobthrup Fowler,  Secretary.  Dated this   5th day of March. 1907.  f furniture'  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 MUST GROW. Real  estate was never so,low, and money will be made in buying business and residentiaj property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance. ...'���-  '.'-"iSS  l-'ifflS  MINIM CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Slocks will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today:  <y  Granby ;............_.....,  Dominion _ ���.  International Coal   Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)...  Copper King*..   Oro Deuoo   Burlce _.....   Bullion   Happy Day   Heckla.   Idaho Mont. 8   Sonora (Coeur d'A.)   Snowstorm   Stuart....... .......:. ........  Furnace Cr. (Cala.)   Sullivan   Skylark... _..���   J, JL.   MARTIIV,  J Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Blrck, Fhoinix, E.C  $4,778.r6  Atssdei Opera Company.  Last evening, at the   Lyric theatre,  the   Amsden   Musical   Comedy Company   presented   the  second   of  the  series   of a two  nights'  engagement,  entitled "The Mascot."     It certainly  was   musical  opera, and  gave  one a  stitch in the side all   the  while  with  laughing.     The costumes were good,  and some of the  specially  laughable  stunts were distinctly good.    The plot  cf the   opera   itself was,  of course,  slight;   but  considering   all the  fun  presented in the second and third acts  it did   not  matter whether there was  any plot at all so long as the principal  artistes were  on   the  stage.���Calgary  Herald.  : This company will play a two nights'  engagement at the opera house, Phoenix, Wednesday and Thursday, March  13th and 14th. Wednesday the comic  opera "Mascot," and on Thursday, the  musical comedy success "The Governor's Wife." The company numbers  twenty people. Seats on sale at Tom  Brown's. Prices 75c and $1.00.  Children 50c. I  Carpets in the piece.  'Cotton Ingrains and  Tapestry Squares.  Japanese Matting.  Linoleums and Table Oilcloth.  ' FULL LINES OF BEDDING. _��ar  PRICES RIGHT.    A CALL INVITED.  R.-.J. GARDNER,  HARDY BLOCK       -      PHoHNIX. B.C.  ��� -,.��. -       rouBIIU, l.C,     4'  1907  We have a splendid stock of  FURNITURE  to select from.  FURNITURE.  B I IV N S  UNDERTAKING.  20 -People -20  WEDNESDAY:-���  "T/u   Mascot."  TffCrxSBAZyi-l A  "The Governor's  Wife:'  Watch   for the Beantv Chorus.  Seats 011   8aleat Tom" Brown's.  Prices 75c, $1. Children 50c  If you send  a copy of the Pioneei  Annual to  your distant  friend, you'll  give  him an  adequate idea   of   the I  Boundary country.  Callum and Robert Mcintosh, the latter being also licensing commissioners.  Greenwood's licensing commissioners  are Aid. John B. Desrosiers and William B. Fleming.  The Midway & Vernon railway project, which has been in a soporific  condition for a year or two, is likely to  become aciive this spring. It is said  that the only thing now being waited  fur is the extension of the Dominion  subsidy, a bill for which has already  besn introduced at Ottawa and has  every likelihood ol passing.  The i ale-Columbia Lumber Co. is  preparing for its big log drive down the  North Fjrk of Kettle river, which will  take place as soon as the water is high  enough. At tbe company's three mills,  Nelson, Rob-ion and Cascade, it is ex  pected to cut about 40,000,000 feet  this year. At Cascade the mill has a  capacity of 100,000 feet in twenty-four  I hoiirs. . -  Oct To Work.  If tbe skies look dnll to you  Gft to work;  If.the atmosphere is blue,  Get to work ;  Fostering your discontent  Will not pay the landlord's rent,  Will not Rain for you a cent��� ���  Get to work.  Brooding doesn't help your cause I  Get to work;  Nothing gained by picking flawB,  Get to work;  Weak are trampled by tbe strong,  You a victim of man's wrong?  "Stand the storm, it won't belong;"  Get to work.  If success shall come yon must  Get to work;  There's no other way but juet  ��� Get to work;  It may yield not wealth nor fame;  Much or little just the same,  If you perish you'll die game���  Get to work,���Ex.  A PRETTV CHOICE  of beautiful things is always here at  vour command. Heieyou will always  find all that ia prettiest and best in  all kinds of  JEWELRY  If you want a gift for n friend or an  oruame'nt for yourself, you can always rely on getting just, what yon  want at this store. We like to ha' e  people come in and iriHpect < 11 r offerings. We leave it to the beauty of  our jewrlry to make buyers of th'em.  GEO. E. DEY,  .JEWELER  KNOB HILL AVE.. PH'UJVIX, B C  ipwsiwurtwvwswwwws'wft  Start the Year 1907  Right in your business by getting a New Line of  Blank Books arid Office Needs  We have a large stock of these goods, with labor saving  systems and can fit you but in good shape. Let us have  your order.  McRae Bros; 8c Smith, Ltd  \  Knob Hill Avp.  ���STATIOXKRS, ETC.  Phoenix, K. C.  i-noenix, B. C.   ��g  The    ���������,..**imm*.i��***iBiiiinii)iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii||||||||||| lUIQi  William Hunter  Limited  fiomfttiott J-vttMtttP.  Chambeiliin's Cough RemeiW It Both Agreeable and Effeotivo.  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 Congh 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.  Men's Shirts  Mens Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  The  | If Yof* ^rVant 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 S&ifts You will find it hard to duplicate our hand-  ��� some 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  fall    blocks,   in   Black and Brown,  Men's Slices Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttltS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  and  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collai  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Undenvenr. Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  three  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD  I

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