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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 23, 1907

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Array Legulattve Library.) 1-05  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Eighth Yicar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1907.  r\ 18  NEW ARRIVALS IN THE  DRY GOODS DEPT.  *  PROGRESS AT  THE SNOWSHOE  toFiWurra  This week has been a  busy one at the BIG  STORE,opening 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.  To Use Trolley in the  TunneL  New Nottingham Curtains  New Irish Point Curtains  New   Bobbinet   Ruffled Curtainings  New Madras Curtainings  New Swiss Spot Muslins  New l'ersian Lawns  New Victoria Lawns  New Linen Lawns  New Organdies  New Allover Laces  New Val. Laces  New Torchon Laces  New Pongee Silks  New   Linen    Waist    Patterns  New Printed Silks  New Wash Silks  New Art Silks  New Cretonnes  New Art Denims  New Art Sateens  New Silk Kimonos  New Silk Windsor Ties  New Jap. Cotton Crepe  New Turkish Towels  New Table Linens  New    Crash     Towellings  The new samples for  CAMPBELL'S    MADE - TO - M EASURE  ^feJ.^,^^ ��� ������>���  ���������';���:-:. X.  Installing   Electric    Drive for  Air Compressor.  It is quite evident that this year  things will move with a vim at the  Snowshoe. mine, and that, in a short  time, the ore shipments will be materially -increased, being something like  300 tons per day now. Chas. Biesel  believes in doing things, and improvements are planned that will materially  assist in this work.  As already noted, electric power will  be installed for  been received and placed in use at this  point, being similar to those to be used  by the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada at its oilier niin es,  the Center Star and St. Eugene. The  Snowshoe ore is sent to the British  Columbia Copper Co.'s smelter at  Greenwood, where it is understood  there is a contract to treat 75,000 tons,  and part also goes to the Trail smelter.  Boundary Mining Notes  Presentation to W. II   Docksteider.  Last Saturday evening a smoker was  given to W. H. Docksteader, formerly  chief of the fire department, by the  members of the volunteer brigade that  served under him. The event took  place in Miner's Union hall, and was a  pleasant occasion. Speeches and songs  were rendered and enjoyed by the  large number present, and as a testimonial of regard a solid gold locket,  suitably inscribed, wai presented to  Mr. Docksteader by W. X. McDonald,  on behalf of the old members, Mr  McDonald making an excellent presentation speech. Mr Docksteader re-  ponded suitably. This week he left  for Vancouver, where  he  expects  to  driving the air com  pressor as soon as the machinery can I enter the employ of the Canadian  be installed. Besides this, the other Rubber Co,  half of the compressor has been  ordered, and will be delivered as soon  as possible, which will more than  double the present drill capacity ofthe  machinery. The 400-h.p. motor ordered should be on the ground in five  or six weeks, the building to house it  having already been erected. This  will result in a decided decrease in  power costs over steam, which is now  in use. This week the men of the  South Kootenay Power Co. were laying  out the lateral electric feed line, which  will  be a branch of  the   line  to   the  House wm Btfracd Dcwa.  W. D. Parker, who has a ranch  about three miles west of Phoenix on  the Anaconda road, being the old Fay  Spencer ranch, while in the city this  week stated that a few days ago his  house at the ranch was burned down,  entailing a loss-of some $500, with no  insurance. He will rebuild as soon as  possible.. Mr. Parker formerly owned  the first milk ranch below the city, but  sold out to G. A. Mowatt, the present  Emma mine, now running not far from   owner.    At   his  present   ranch   he is  the Snowshoe compressor building.  Another innovation will be electric  haulage for the tunnel level, where the  ore is now being taken from for shipment. In the course of a few weeks a  Jeffrey  electric locomotive   will  have  making a business of poultry raising,  getting 75 cents per dozen for eggs this  last winter. He will also go in for  small fruits on a more or less extensive  scale this summer, the soil being  well adapted for that purpose.  INVENTION BY A PHOENIX MAN  Three cars of ore are out for shipment already at the Riverside group, a  few miles from Midway, on which work  was recently started.  It is said that several properties in  the neighborhood of the Skylark have  recently changed hands, due to the  excellent record made by the Skylark  mine by the Phoenix people operating  there.  Colgate Hoyt, of New York, thenew  president of the British Columbia  Copper Co., is expected to visit the  company's mines and smelter in the  Boundary within a short time, accompanied by other officials o( the company.  Great satisfaction is expressed by  the management of the British Columbia Copper Co. with the action of  the two large furnaces, which are now  in steady blast at the company's  smelter, and are doing splendid work  Thursday the Granby Co. got its  sixth furnace in blast once more, and  as the supply of coke is now coming in  more freely, it is expected to be able to  keep the six 500-ton furnaces two in  from now on, adding the other going  a short time, if coke supply continues  to keep up.  This week the electrical plant of the  B. B. Copper Co. at the Emma mine,  was started in operation. The new  compressor has a capacity of about 15  drills, the electric power to | drive it  being furnished by the South Kootenay  Power Co. from its sub-station in  Phoenix. /  Acting Manager Beardsley, of the  B. C. Copper Co., is quoted in print  as stating that the copper in the ore he  handles runs from 1^ to ij4 per  cent, two of the contributing mines  doing better than this.    The recovery  FIFTH GIANT  ORE CRUSHER  To be Ordered by the  Granby Co*  For  Use at the   Gold  Mine.  COMING AND GOING  Steam   Dome  Separator   and    Automatic Air   and Steam  Separator.  is stated to be 85 per cent, and that  the blister copper brings 32 cents per  pound, eight cents of which is gold.  Maurice M. Johnson, consulting engineer for the Dominion Copper Co.,  has been spending the week in the  Boundary, inspecting the work done on  the company's properties and laying  out new development. Yesterday he  started back to Cobalt or Utah or  Nevada, where Samuel Newhouse has  extensive mining interests.  -:-F;or...souae time-the new/^ electric  compressor for the .Dominion Copper  Co.'s mines in this camp has been  assembled and ready for use, waiting  for the 400 h.p. motor to drive it.  This week the motor arrived and was  taken to the compressor building on  the Idaho ground.    The  motor is said  The Granby Consolidated is completing arrangements for the ordering  of a new mammoth ore crusher, which  will be installed at the Gold Drop  terminal of the properties. This is in  line with the plan 01' development  mapped out by Local Manager Hodges  months ago, and the great tonnage of  ore developed and blocked out in the  last year or two has seemingly warranted the installation of one of these  huge machines at this point.  These crushers are the largest ofthe  size and type ever constructed for use  in Canada, and this will make the fifth  that lias been ordered by the company. One was burned at the Knob  Hill mine a year or two ago, two are  now in use, and a third has been installed and will be in use in a month  or two at the new Victoria shaft head-  works.  One of these crushers will take a  large piece of ore, 36x42 inches in  size���more than a cubic yard���and  they have a rated capacity of crushing  over 3,000 tons in 24 hours, though  they are hardly ever worked three shifts  steadily. They are manufactured by  the Jenckes Machine Co., of Sherbrooke, Quebec, and generally require  three or four months or more for casting and installation. Heretofore Gold  Drop ore has been shipped to the  Granby smelter before crushing, but  this will be done away with when the  new machine is installed.  to  weigh  a matter of some  being no featherweight.  1 5  tons,  CAME BACK  FROM COBALT  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.  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���rbetter  wait till you have  seen   them.  Ctxs������sxs����sxSSX5X5^^  Caveats have recently been granted  by both the Canadian and American  governments to M. Moser, of Phoenix,  for two patents, which promise to be  important, not only to the inventor but  to all who use compressed atr and  steam, in mining and other industries  One of these consists of the Moser  Adjustable Steam Dome Separator,  which is shown in the first cut. Its  function consists of the separation of  water from steam before the latter  leaves the boiler, all engineers having  had much trouble heretofore in this  regard. One valuable accomplishment  of this invention is that it prevents  boilers from priming���something .that  master mechanics are much annoyed  with, as they must use various kinds of  water. It absolutely separates the  water from the steam, and any engineer will realize how important this is.  The Automatic Air and Steam Separator, which is shown in the second  cut, is particularly useful where compressed air is being used for drilling  purposes���in mining, in short. As all  master mechanics know, at times there  is great annoyance with freezing of  drilling machines using compressed air,  both winter and summer, and, where a  machine man should drill from 40 to  60 feet in an 8-hour shift, it happens,  when troubled with freezing air, that  half or less is drilled.  This invention positively does away  with this freezing, and its utility can  thus be readily noted. One of these  Separators will take the place of half a  dozen so-called automatic traps, and  the inventor positively guarantees the  Separator will do the work better. It  also dispenses with the necessity of  placing air receivers in the mines. All  that is required is to place one or more  Separators at the condensing points of  the main air or steam line, and it will  do the work.  Mr. Moser states that both these  inventions are now and have been for  some time in practical use at the  Brooklyn mine of the Dominion  Copper Co., in Phoenix, and that they  have the hearty endorsement of the  manager, superintendent, foreman and  master mechanic ofthe company. The  fact that they are in constant use, and  thus do away with annoyances which  are more or less prevalent at nearly all  mines, is the very best evidence of the  practical utility of both the inventions.  Mr. Moser has been pump and pipe  man at the Brooklyn mine for two or  three years, and his inventions are the  outcome of troubles which he has had  with the air and steam���and which he  has thus successfully solved. He is  now making arrangements for the  manufacture of his invention?, and will  be glad to explain them more in detail  to any who may be interested.  JC.N  And Thinks it is a Great  Camp.  George W. Rumberger returned  Tuesday evening from a five or six  weeks' trip, during which he went as  far as Toronto and Cobalt. After  spending a little time at Regina, where  he is interested in a new brewery that  is -just beginning to do business after  months of preparation, Mr Rumberger went on to Cobalt, the new  silver camp in Ontario that is attracting so much attention from eastern  capital. It is understood that the visit  to the camp was on private business,  which was not without profit, he and  some friends having grubstaked a Phoenix prospector to go to Cobalt, and the  prospector having made good.  Mr. Rumberger thinks that Cobalt is  a great mining camp, and that a good  deal more will   be heard of it in   the  future,   though,   of course,   the   wild  catters are there in full  force, and arej -  taking advantage of the boom on there 1 X  to unload  any   quantity of shares in  4  companies the value of whose holdings | ��  Band   Concert   Tonight.  Last week Friday the last masquerade carnival of the season was  given at the Phoenix skating rink, the  following being the list of piizn  winners :~~< -....*..-��� -:.:-.--......^ ���-...-.*'.���X~~::���  Best lady's costume, Mrs.Munro;  best gentleman's costume, W. J Scott;  best girl's costume, Etta Murray: best:  boy's costume, Bud iieli; best representation of character, A. E. H. Clark;  best comic costume, Hugh Brumfit;  best lady skater, Annie Crystal. Stuart  Hudson won the mtsn's race, Walter  McKelvcy the boys' race under 16;  liddie Swanson the boys' race under  12 years. The judges were Mrs W.  Murray, Mrs V. M. Sherbino and Mrs  Gardner. Excellent muaic was furnished by the Phoenix brass band of  some 15 pieces.  Munro and Prendergast have decided to close the rink for the season  tonight (Saturday), and will give a band  concert on that occasion.  S. C. Holman, ofthe B. C. Cooper  Co.'s mines, spent Tuesday night in  camp.  Ralph M. Close, of Laurier, U. S.  Customs inspector, was in the city last  Monday,  Judge W. R. Williams and C. H  Flood went down to Spokane on  Thursday's train..  Drop      Manager A. B. Hood, of the Eastern  v Townships   Bank, went   to   Spokane  Thursday! to spend a few days.  Charles A. McClung and bride, formerly Miss Victoria Johnson, returned  from Spokane on Sunday's train.  Richard P. Williams, the mining  machinery man, was here from Rossland Wednesday on a periodical trip.  P. H. Burnham, district freight and  passenger agent for the Great Northern  at Grand Forks, was in the city Saturday.  W. P. Tierney, of Nelson, who will  build the supplementary Rawhide spur  for the C. P. K., was in the city this  week, being registered at the Brooklyn  hotel.  Mrs. Richard H.Hutchins, of Rossland, who has been visiting her  daughter, Mrs Charles Biesel, at ihe  Snowshoe mine, for a week or ten  days, returned home Tuesday.  Tames O. Church, who has been a  resident of this camp for several years,  left Thursday for the Coeur d'Alene  country, where he expects to locate,  near Mullan, for the time being.  James Murray, an old timer here,  but who has "been over in the Couer  d'Aienes for soinemonths, returned and  left Monday for Saskatchewan, to look,  after a homestead in that province.  A. W. Haley and Mrs.. Haky left  Sunday for Coeur d'Alene, Idaho,  where they will make their home in  future. Mr Haley has given up railroading, his position as C. P. R. agent  in Phoenix being the last that he will  accept.  F. P. Doe, of Seattle, a brother-in-  law of George L. Elkins, spent a day  or two in camp this week. Mrs. Doe  and child accompanied him. Mr. Doe  is interested in copper mines in the  Cascade.mountains, but was -agreeably  surprised at trie extent of mining .operations in the Boundary.  Latest Prices In Metala.  Nkw York���Copper, electroivtie, *25 -  12X @$25.37K:  lake. ��25 37*-<"@ |25.75.  Bar Silver, 68%  \jmA:. ��6.20 io ��6 30.  Installation of the 250-h.p. electric  hoist, and the making of connections  at the Granby'snew Victoria shaft, was  put in: progress this week by C. E.  Lane, chief electician of the company  at Grand Forks. In less than a month  this shaft will be in operation, hoisting  waste, etc., but ore will not be taken  out through this opening till;the railways have completed their spurs to the  new ore bins now under construction.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  NAME OF COMPAWT.  Cariboo-JIcKiuiiey���gold   Granny Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver   CAPITAL.  %  1,350,000  15,000,000  300,000  Issu ed  1,350,000  US.ooo  31,000  Par  *i  ftco  *5  !!'  DIVIDENDS.  Paid  1906  $1,630,000  16,000  Total  to Date  Latent  Date     5-16.837) Feb. 1901  1.753.63�� fee.  1900  38,i24!sept. 1906  Ami  l'��r  *.h  3-00  ���50  �����>��S*����A**��#S  o<><  X  >������������������������������>���������"��������  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. "'*'  he- following   table gives the ore shipments  of Boundary raincH (or  njoo. lot   rsoi   n  i-AU, fur iyo3, foi  t��,o4. for 1905, fwr 1906, aud 1907. an reported to the Phoenix Pionrer���  DOES NOT LOOK TOO  GOOD FOR PEACE  Coal Operators   and     Miners  Widely Differ.  This week the coal operators and  coal miners of the Crow's Nest Pass  have been meeting again at Calgary, to  see if an agreement could be made lor  a new wage scale from April i, 1907,  the old scale expiring at all the coal  mines of the Pass on March 31.  On Thursday ttie Nelson News  printed a report from Calgary to the  effect that as yet no agreement had  been reached, but, on the contrary, the  miners had presented an ultimatum to  the effect that their proposition must  be accepted that day, or the men  would walk out April 1. The proposition was the same scale as before, but  with an advance of ten per cent, on the  present wages; minimum for outside  labor, $2.^0 per day, wages payable  fortnightly.  The miners, according to the same  report, are alleged to claim that the  operators demanded a reduction of  wages of 30 per cent, which could not  be considered.  The latest information is that the operators and miners are still conferring,  this time in secret session, and it is  hoped they will eventually agree.  t  t  Mink.      Camp.  Granby Miue&..P)iucnix  Snowshoe Phoenix  are  extreemely   doubtful,  to   say   the' _ n. c. copper co.  , . X      Mother Lode JDeadwd  'Oast.  \9     B.C. Mine summit  6     Ultima. -Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dumiuiou Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Siem..Phiiix  I Julio Phoeuix  Kawhide Phoeuix  Suu.-.et Deadwood  Moimtu kose Summit  AlheN tan.. Weil inn ton  Mi��11 Isull ...DcteUWUOll  R. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Ko^le Summit  No. 37 bummli  Keliauce summit  Sulphur KiuK���aumniit  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrowu Wellugln  King Solomon W.Copur  3itc Cupper.-... W Coppr  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris While's  ��� Jewel Long Lake  Riverside...Keck Creek  Carmi West Hork  Sally West Hork  txumbtcr   West hoik  Dutcbcr Boy..West Hork  1   Duucuu West Hork  9 Providence...Providence  Klkhorn Providence  Siralhmuie .Providence  Preston ...Skylark  Prince tu-nry...Skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance skylark  K. P. U. Mine...Skylaik  Buy Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylaik  Helen Greenwood  Ruby-...Boundary Halls  Republic Boundary Flls  Miscellaneous   1900  6-4.553  >97  5-340  W.4V4  1901  331.703  1.731  09.034  47.405  650  1901  3��9.!>SS  so.Soo  141.3"  14.311  0.53��  1903  393.71U  71,312  ��� 3S.079  19.365  J J,937  ���5,537  1904 1905 1906 907  S49.703 6s.l,��t<9 Sul.40.1 95.04          8,426 I ,vio  174,208     174,507   105,900 .15,5 S  37960  16,400  9.485  3.007  1.4*>  II.S-4  S.SO  1,070  2.250  160  ��7S  005  2.000  3SO  7.455  15.731  5.646  3-339  3-1.350  3.U70  3.350  -..759  4.586  150  5&o  363  3.450  232  364  33  735  625  1.435  55.731 I40.6S5  2.960  25.10S  3.056  4.747  1.8J3  13  150  26.032  48.39��  '.555  1,856  4-NJ  2-9  993  400  5����  jo  5'  30   30  145  36  76  9  lb  770  l 140  1-0  40  20  140  20  15  S35  5S9  6X9    .  ������55    ���  73    -  20  40  45  to    .     164  3.430  Total, tons    90.000  , Smelter treatment���  Urauby Co     63.387  B.C.CoppcrCo ...  Dominion Coppci Co   3-45��  3yo.Soo  230.83S  117,611  135  508.076  140.000  500  690.419  401.921  162.><3  133,5.0  500  839,008 933,54s 1.161.537 lr4,5uj J.S.oyg  5^6.252 687,988 828,S7y 104.226 1462N  lio.j.^ 21D.S30    123.74U   53.936 8,070  Jo,*Ju 84,059   218,811    J2,��74 4,o>s  Total reduced...   023*9   348.439   460,940  697,404   8.t7.6'6 983 S77 1.171,430 1,0 oi!,   26,756   ��p  '1 .  x'a  ]):<�����'*  i����  Arim  ���:   ��� A ::ih;<-':y:::  .- X'AXAA'  ; X". :X- :  XXXr  ���fX-AX'  -. -''  '.: X ������  '���'%\'if--Xi  ���J ���������*������  : ?-���; i <??  V. ��  ';. ;���&������' ���in-    PHOENIX    PTONF.ER.  ���xv  i w  :I  X*.  It is Easy to Imitate  the advdrtisements of  Tea, but the Sea itself can  neither    be    imitated    nor  equalled.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  IHSOKD 0* BATUHI1AVS ��Y TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING-CO.  AT PnOKNIX. ��. C.  UV. B. WltLCOX. Manaqih.  . _ .    ,. I Business office No. 14.  Telephones j ������������������, residence, No. 15.  ���DMCE1FTIONB IN  ADVANCE.  Per Year   81s Months..  ..$2.00  .. i.JS  ITyou areiiol a subscr ber to this paper, this  Is an Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rates turntsheo. on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cents per line  Four Veeklv Insertions constitute one month's  alver<��<iag  r9��7   MARCH.  ...  1907  Sun. Hon. Tubs, Wad.   Thu. Fr..  Sat.  1  2  >3    4      5      6      7      8  9-,  ro'n     12     13    14    15  16  17  18    19'   20    ai    22  23  - 34 25    26    27    28    29  ���30  ��� 3i  Observing   the  Lord's Day Acr.  In another column of this issue will  be be noted a carefully prepared sum-  ma! y of the Lord's Day Act, passed  by the Dominion Parliament about a  year ago, the complete act being too  long for these columns. This ict went  into force March 1, 1907, thoughout  the Dominion���that is, that was the  1 date set for its being operative. That  it is enforced all over the Dominion,  isnota fact���in fact; its provisions, in  tbe strictest sense of the term, Ho not  seem to be generally'observed as yet.  .' There'" are good things about''this  ' act, but there are also others that are  simply ridiculous. It is a wise thing  that man should, rest one day in. seven,  and il more men did so, more men  would be better off, and the world at  -large would be benefited. But the  world -cannot,-be' legislated, even in  Canada, intojdqing the thing that is  best and right, any more now than It  could centuries .ago. However, this  LordVoDay Act,-'if modified, can be  ��� made.no small agency to that end in  ���' the course of time. <���  ��� In the far west tlieic .are many objectors to the act, and. sook of them  have given' voice to the objections.  For instance, the act says that no newspaper ��� may- be published on Sunday,  although the work of preparation "is  almost entirely done the previous day.  Gn the other hand, Monday papers,  "the bulk of the work on which is done  on Sunday, if at all, may still be published.  - As far as' the Boundary goes, some  ��� of the rhirres operate on Sunday and  some do not. Some mine managers  ' find that they cannot keep men if they  are laid off systematically on Sundays;  others employ this method almost entirely, be it noted.  -���-. Unless-the act is changed and modified, it would seem that it will, to a  a large extent, become a dead letter in  the west, as.attorney-generals will be  none.too. anxious to give consent to  prosecutions.  the moiety of $100,000 per annum lor  ten years, which was to be in settle  ment of all claims from this province  forever on that score. The Liberal  organs from one end of Canada to  another said it was a grand stand play  by Mr McBride, but that gentleman  has stayed with the proposition, well  knowing, as does every fair-minded  man, that this province does not begin  to get its just dues from the Ottawa  government, in any way, manner nor  shape. Even the Grits in British  Columbia acknowledge this as a fact.  Now, then, Premier Laurier announces that he is preparing to have  an amendment made to the British  North America Act by the mother  country, settling the matter on the  basis that the Ottawa Government is  well-aware will not be accepted by Mr  McBride. At least, dispatches from  Ottawa are to this effect.  On his own behalf, Mr McBride says  he will continue'to stand pat on the  proposition, and if necessary appeal to  the London government for fair play  which British Columbia is most certainly not receiving today. It continues to be the milch' cow of the  entire Dominion, contributing yearly  millions of dollars more than it receives  ���nor is ��� there "any earnest of the  Liberal '"���'politicians at 'Ottawa being  willing to improve the situation on any  reasonable basis. ,Ay.  ���Hon. Richard McBride will assuredly'have the hearty support of the  thinking men of this province in the  stand he has taken���just as he had  their support at the time of the recent  appeal to the people. Ottawa can rub  it in for a time, but. not forever���a'nd  there may be a change there, too, one  of these days."   ; ���;  THE OBSERVATORY  1  TllINOB. TALKHD OK   AT ���  HOMK AND KLBRWIIRRK 1  One of the best known men in  Kootenay and Yale a few years ago  was D. R. Young, who promoted  various enterprises, including the Similkameen Valley Coal Co. and the  Ashnola Smelter, Ltd., neither of  which ever got beyond the promotion  stage, by the way. For the last few  years Mr Young has been at Vernon,  where he speculated in land with some  success and also in a concern known  as the British Empire Mines, Ltd.  Now he is moving to Victoria, and will  sell Okanagan lands to the people of  that locality, who are beginning to  awaken to the possibilities of speculation, both at home and abroad.  A year or two ago ths papers were  full of accounts of the great Pacific  ocean steamships which the Great  Northern was then placing on the  Oriental run from Seattle. Predictions  were made that tonnage to lill the  leviathans could not be found. However, the Dakota and Minnesota have  been doing a large business. Now,  however, "Uncle Jim Hill" is minus  one of the monsters, the Dakota hav  ing been wrecked on the shores of  Japan. While the loss may be assuaged somewhat by the receipt of  some $3,000,000 insurance from the  underwriters, it will take a long time  to replace the Dakota with another  ship of like tremendous capacity.  will bear in mind that, before long, the  C. P. K. will be changing its time  tabic l�� the summer schedule, and if  it is as last year in the Boundary, it  will again require two days to transport  letters and mail matter between  I'hocnix and Greenwood, or Boundary  Falls or Midway. This matter was  pretty well ventilated last year by the  I'toneer, and if we are treated to the  same antediluvian service this year, the  Hon. Rodolph Lemieux will hear of it  at Ottawa. It is high time that some  of the two million dollar surplus earned  by the Canadian postoffice department  .wis - spent in bettering the service all  through the west.  PROVINCIAL.  John D. Rockefeller is still working  hard at; the job. of'giving away his  millions, and���some people think���-  shoves, up the price of oil ��� accordingly.  Probably he "Praises God from whom  oil blessings flow."  Hon William Templeman' has given  notice of a bill at Ottawa to creite a  a Federal department of mines, and at  last the mines, of,Canada are securing  due recognition from the government.  WithMts'annual output of $75,000,000  from mines, it is time that Canada had  such a department.  There are two men in the Boundary  who have their full share of being busy.  They are Thomas R. Drummond,  local manager of the Dominion Copper  Co., and S.l.'. Holman, of B.C. Copper  Co! Mr. Drummond may be found at  any time of the night or day, either at  the Sunset mine, Deadwood Camp, or  the Brooklyn or Idaho mines, Phoenix  camp; or the Rawhide mine, this  camp; or the Athlestan mine, Wellington camp; or at the Boundary Falls  smelter���or at his own home in Greenwood. Thus he has plenty of traveling  to do, night and day, in looking after  the mining interests of the company.  Mr Holman, who is attending to the  duties of Frederic Keffer, in the latter's  absence in the fast, will visit the  Mother Lode mine in Deadwood  camp, as well as the Morrison mine,  a mile and a half beyond, and be back  to Greenwood by dinner time; then he  will go to the Emma, Oro Denoroand  B.C. mines of the company in Summit  camp, the next morning taking the  G. N. train for the Napoleon mine,  near Boyd's, Wash. After spending a  couple of hours there, he will be back-  in Greenwood the same night, if he  does not take a notion; to visit the  Lone Star mine of the company, also  on the other side of the boundary line.  Some people may think these men  have a snap, but���we are from Missouri, and will require showing, at  least in these cases.. ,  The directory census of Vancouver  is placed at 61,000.  ���XV. W. Baer has resigned from the  editorial chair of the Nelson Daily  Canadian  Out of 250 employed in clearing the  I'rince Rupert townsite, 200 of them  are said to be Japanese.  The public conference, held at Nel  s;:n last week, endoised the protest of  the mine owners against the strict enforcement of the Lord's Day  Observance Act.  Plans lor the building of Okanagan  college, which is to he erected at  Summerland this year, have been prepared, and the actual work will soon  be under way.  The Spences Bridge Nicola Railway  line is to be taken over from Messrs  Loss &��� Macdonell, contractors for  construction, on March 23, if present  plans do not miscarry. It is the intention of the C. P. R. to commence  operating passenger and freight trains  over the new road on April r.  The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway  Co. have filed profile and plans of  location of the line from the eastern  boundary of the Province, through the  Yellow Head Pass to 27 miles west of  the Pass. The plans show that the  route runs on the north side .of the  Fraser River and the Moore Lake.  THe Housewife's Delight  is a Oup of Delicious and Refreshing  TEA  Packed in sealed lead packets to preserve  its many excellent qualities.  At all grocers.  1 %����< Stage Line  ;The British-American_: Mines and  Smelter Co., the wildcat , concern  referred to in the '��� last issue - of the  Pioneer, is issuing .more flamboyant  advertising than ever! A Some ��� day V it  will be brought up with a round turn  ���when it is too late to : save purchasers of ihe stock from themselves.  Reports, have , it that . President  Roosevelt is after E. H. :. Harriman  with that big. stick. Meantime J. P.  Morgan "tries to. fix Harriman in the  stock market;-'and. Harriman comes  out, it is said, with some twenty millions more than he,went in ' with! Evidently, Harriman knows a trick or two  himself. ���.;..���  Tlie Pioneer is in receipt of the first  issue of the Canadian Mining Journal,  recently launched at Toronto, and with  which is incorporated the Canadian  Aiming Review, which has had a useful  existence (or many years at Ottawa and  later at Montreal. The new comer is  healthy looking and is. also practical.  It will doubless be welcomed in the  fast growing class of practical mining  men throughout Canada���something  that ic deserves. ���->'-  Better Terms for British Columbia.  ; When the1 conference.of: provincial  premiers was held at Ottawa last year,  Premier McBride, of British Columbia,  presented a strong case for this province, and absolutely declined to accept population at 1,932  That irrepressible correspondent at  Giand Forks is bpee'more building an  additional smehfer in that locality���on  paper, of course'.';; For a penny-a-liner  he certainly exceeds' anything noticed  itr recent years.- But we hope the  Forks will have another smelter, just  the^mev0. There is plenty of ore for  it-mjhe BourRteTy.;:-'; ���  "A^^n^W^Ternbn   places   the  A rumor was started in circulation  last Sunday by some one who doubtless thought it smart, that Charles. D.  Hunter, of the Hunter Kendrick Co.,  who went to Southern California a  month ago with his brother, James  Hunter, had been killed in a railway  accident, and the brother/had been  seriously injured. Of course, the story  had no foundation whatever, as far as  can be learned, Mr Hunter being expected here again next week.  : A story was also,: circulated that a  well known miner in this camp had  been killed in tbe Granby shaft, and  his remains were at the Binns undertaking parlors. Many miners went  went there to see the remains, only to  find that this was another alleged  practical joke, probably emanating from  the same source as the first named.  .. The general public has its own  opinion of a man who would circulate,  such ghastly stories just for his own  amusement, and in this case the  general public also has a pretty good  idea of the business man that started  the rumors. Likewise, the general  public, almost without exception, unhesitatingly condemns these 1 roducts of  a diseased imagination. ; It is to be  hoped that he has had his lesson this  time, though it is proverbial that some  people must have a brick block fall on  their.-before they tumble.  M*  The Boundary Creek Times, of  Greenwood, has at last abandoned  short pants, and now comes out in the  regulation seven column folio form���  being a vast improvement on the old  style.  While post office inspector McLeod,  of Vancouver, was making a trip into  the Boundary this week, seeing, as has  been stated, how he could improve the  mail service, it is to be \ hoped that he  Ore Toonace for Southeast Kootenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the last week, and the year to date,  in tons.  SHIPMENTS.  DISTRICT.  WEEK.  YEAR.  East  of Columbia  River      ...    ...  2,508  23,828  Rossland    .:.  4.143  48,458  Boundary   ...     X.  22,617  169,104  Total ������:."���' ...  29,268  241,390  SMELTER  RECEIPTS.  SMELTER.  WEEK.  YEAR.  Grand Forks  II.S04  92,285  Greenwood .. '   ...  4,129  38,936  Boundary Falls ...  5.169  30,892  Nelson  376  3,831  Northport  ...  730  I4,Il6  Marysville  ..     ..;  600  6,600  Trail   ...  5.823  45,i86  Total ....    ..  28,329  231.846  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,  and then of having hispreacription  filled, when you can step into any  drugstore 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  asquickly?  Why not do as hundreds of,  thousands  of   Canadians  have   -  done for  the  past thirty-four !  years: let SHILOH beyour doc-  tor whenever a Cough or Cold;.- ���.  appears.  SHILOH will cure yon, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have a  Cough or Cold cure it with  SMILOH  GET THE BEST  The New and Enlarges  Edition Contains  25,000 New Words  New Gazetteer of the World  with more than 25,000 titles, based on the  latest census returns.  New Biographical Dictionary  containing the names of over 10,000 noted  persons, date of birth, death, etc.  Edited by W. T. HAKRIS, Ph.D.. IX.D.,  United States Commissioner of Education.  2380 Quarto Pages  Now Plate*.        6000 Illustrations.        Rlos Binding*,  Needed inEveryHome  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m.  2.30 p. m.  Standard Time  w  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  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Where located���Greenwood Tamp  TAKK NOTICK lhat I, David Whiteside, as  agent for the Granny Consolidated Miii.ng,  Smelting & Power Compin.v, Limited, trie  miners certificate Ho. 1) 4:01,1, Intend, sixty days  after date Iicrco!, to apply to the Min.iig Kcconl-  er for a Certificate ol Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 39th day of November, A. D.  1906.  I). WlllTKSIDK,  Agent for   the   Granby   Coniolliluud  Mining,  Smelting   &  Power Company, Limited,  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof.  First Street - 0pp. Knob Hill Hold  Phoenix, B. C.  THE  Also Webster'* Collegiate Dictionary -with  iii6Piiges. I40ollluitrations. Size: 7x10x3^in.  A Special Thin Paper Edition De Luio  I.prititrd from the lam. platen a. reftul&r edition.   It  hoaHmpcover.sndroundcornerfc  SlietC^zSfpxl^ln.  FREE, " A Test In Pronunciation," toativuo  tlve nnd ontcrtainlDir.  Also illustratey pttmpMeft;  G.  &   C.   ME.RR.IAM   GO,.,  Publishers, SprlniflaTd, WaoV.  A creditable iob of printing 011 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 priutery, we can furnish it from the only  piiut shop iu the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know tliat business men of Phoeuix 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.  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C  B. TOMKlNS,-Manager.  Ilie Leadin? Hotel of Ilie Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good SartiDle Rooms  ^Ipflonpiiiro,-;  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.   The most perfectly appointed Hral.h  aud Pleasure Resort in the West, with a rom-  plctesystem of Baths���Including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curallrs  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing al! Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney. Liver and Stomach  silments.  For Eliminating all M'IHIiePolssus from th  System  The graudeur of the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests,lakes.waterialls.  Boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursir us  tenuis. Its winter climate Is un��urnn����ed for  mildness H/gHY McINTOSH,  P��ODrIetor  MINERAL ACT.  Cetificate of Improvements.  NOT'".  ������WOODSTOCK" M.,in��,l Claim, situate iu  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District  where located ��� Greenwood camp, in the.  Ureeiiwood Mining Division of Yale Distiict.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Adolphc Sercu, 1'rce  Minei 's Certificate No. Bto7^, intend, sixty days  from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a i-ertificate pf Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Urantol the above  claim  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  Issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements.  Baled this 8th day of October, A. D. 1906.  5 ADor.PH 6KRCU.  onezr Publishing Co.  teeeF BiMin^ Phoenix^, B.C.  floBpltal Donations  Liot of Donations received since Jun.  let, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital:.  Cash $10   Cai-h "  Cash  Cai-h li$   Cash Jj   .Book Case..   R.Hoirell  ��� J. B. Macaulay   A. F. Berry   A. K. K. Clark   Hocpltal Ladies  Aid   B T. Bank   Jas. McCrcath  Canadian Rand Drill Co.   A.B. Hood  ���     ,,    -    ,- ���_-- ; A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Hoyle  Old Linen Mrg. j. Crawford  r Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodites  Caahfao...... - A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boilei Tubes  Cord Wood : F- Bucklcss  B-d Uuen,4dox.  Cash $50   Cash jio   Caoh Jjs   Spring (Jot   Maple ��yrup ���   Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  1905 1900 1005 ]|)00  15.008 18.310 15.128 18 416  15.375 17.86!) 15.150 18.116  15.268 18.361 15.360 18 041  14.918 18.375 15.0-10 18.088  14 627 18 457 14.820 18 724  14.675 18.442 14.813 18 719  a   . 14.888 18.190 15 005 13.f)85  August,....., 15.664 18.430 15.468 IS 610  September.. 15.965 19 140 15.97t Kl.i'OO  October .... 16.279 21.270 16.332 21 710  November .. 16.699 21 91)0 16 758 22.340  December... 18.328 23.039 18.398 23.380  Month.  January ..  February..  March....  April   May   June ......  July.  m  -.A  Year 15.590 19.860 15.699 19.600 1  TRE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  ''the  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  DANK  Issues  Drafts  Money, Orders.  Tmvellinj> Checks  Letters of Credit  I'ayahle Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of, $i oo and upwards received. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.00  RESERVE  $1,600,000.01  ESTABLISHED  1859.  SUMMARY OF  LORD'S DAY ACT  Went into Force from  March 1.  Main Features of Much Discussed Dominion Law.  .;<��&&^������&dt$^  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.  The   Lord's   Day  Act   passed   by  Miii'ktiUi ut (.J rutin wood, Grimcl Forks, Midway,  Eholt and  til)  the other  |iriui.;i|i:il Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Ileiulqtmrlui-H:  NKLSON, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  &.^����������<j^^  &-  Phoenix Livery Stable  D.   J.   McDonald.    Prop,  Fvprvrhino- IVpw carriages- and other rigs  iwYEI^ Ullllg,   llWir   HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL   ��������� """HUNDRED CORDS OF DRV   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outra New and Up-to-date.    A share ofthe public  patronage solicited      'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST.. PHOENIX, Ii. C.  8>��������  1  \  9  1  O  ��  i  o  I  T  1  1  1  e-c ���-��� -��-  -���-���-���-���-���-������  Phoenix. Beer  As made hy the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.-"  Insist  on  having  PHOENIX   BEER.  SriiiNG Watkr Ice for Sai.b. Bottled Beer and Porter.  Phoenix  Brewing Company  ��� BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery,  Banner St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  *  T  ��  1  9  t  !  1  ���?  9  9  We   have   at   hint u-ceived our long  delayed Hhi|iiuelit of  Pabst  And can Promptly Fill all   Ordtrs  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph oreall on  Greenwood Liquor Co*  JAS   McCREATH, Proprietor.  Colonist  to  KOOTENAY  and  NORTH PACIFIC  COAST  Prom all Points  ONTARIO,   QUEBEC,  MARITIME  PROVINCES  PAUL, CHICAGO  and  UNITED STATES,  On Sale Daily till  30th April.  Send   for   your   friends  while the rates are low.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelt*  ing and Power Co., Ltd.  Notice is hereby <iiven that. at. a  meeting of the Board of Directors of the  Gran by- Consolidated MiniiiK, Smelting  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 ."lock  outstanding, was deelared out of the  net earnings of the company, pavahle  March.SOt.h, 1007, to all stockholders of  record at 3 p.m. on March 15th, UI07.  For the pitrpo.-Ttt of the dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at, H p.m. on March 15th, and reopen al  10 a.m., April lat, 1007.  NoRTimur Fowi.kk,  Secretary.  Dated this   5th day of Maich, 1007.  Parliament in   1906   is  in force from  March 1st, 1907.  The following summary of its provisions will be read with interest:���  1. All Buying and Selling is prohibited except drugs and medicines,  meals, and travellers' tickets.���Sections  2 and 3 (b) and (g).  2. All Labor, Business and Work of  One's Ordinary Calling, or for which  he is paid, is prohibited.���Section 2.  3. Exceptions (Section 3)���In general, "works of Necessity or Mercy,"  and in particular: (1) Work in connection with Divine Worship.���(a)  (2) Work for the relief of Sickness  and Suffering.���(b)  3. Receiving, transmitting and delivering Telegraph and Telephone  Messages.���(c)  (4) UnavoidableWork in. connection  with Necessarily Continuous Industrial  Processes.���(d)  (5) Starting or maintaining Fires,  and Ventilating, Pumping, and Inspecting Mines, when any such work  is essential to the protection of life,  health or property.���(e)  (6) Supplying for lawful purposes  Light, Heat, Cold Air, Water, or Gas.  -(0 '  (7) Conveying Travellers or His  Majesty's mails.���(g and q) ;  (8) Continuing to their Destination  of Freight Trains and Vessels, but not  making up or starling out such, nor  Way Freight work nor Gathering or  Distributing Cars.���(h)  (0) Loading and Unloading merchandise at Intermediate points on or  from Passenger boats or Passenger  trains, not at Terminals, nor on or  from freight boats or trains.���(i)  (10) Work necessary to keep Rail-  yvay Lines and Tracks open.���(j)  No Construction Work of any kind,  nor work of clerks in offices, nor any  but Emergency Repair Work, is allowed.  (11) Work before 6 a.m. and after 8  p.m. of Yard Crews in handling cars,  but not between these hours.���(k)  (12) Loading and Unloading vessels:���  (a) Ocean-Going vessels if necessary  to avoid undue delay beyond scheduled  time. .'.  ".,-;���-'���   -   ���-  (b) Any'vessel if necessary to avoid  being tied up by the Closing of Navigation.  (c) Before 7 a.m. and after 8 p.m  of Grain, Coal or Ore carrying vessels  after the  15th   September   each  year.  -0)  (13) Caring for Milk, Cheese, and  Live Animals, and the delivery of milk  for domestic use, and the work of  domestic Servants and of Watchmen.  ���(m and r)  (14) Liveries���Hiring Horses, Carriages or small Beats for personal use,  if not intended lor Labor, Business, or  conveying pleasure excursions for hire.  -(0)  (15) Unavoidable work after 6 p.m.  in preparing the regular Monday  Edition of a Morning Daily Paper, but  not the Publication Sale or Distribution of papers on Sundav,���(p)  (16) Work by Fishermen after 6  p.m. in taking fish.���(u)  (17) Making Maple Sugar or Syrup  if done in the woods.���(v)  (18) Unavoidable work in Saving  Property in Imminent Danger of Destruction, e.g. by fire or flood.���(w)  (19) Operation of Ferries where  authorized   by   competent   authority.  ���(n)  (20) Work authorized by the Railway Commission in special circumstances in handling freight on railways.  -w  4. Those compelled to work on  Sunday are allowed a full Day's Rest  During the Week, if on railway, telegraph, telephone, or industrial work.���  Section 4.  5. The Business of Amusements,  etc., is absolutely prohibited.���Section  $1 to $40. (z) For the employer who  causes its violation���-from $20 to $100.  (3) For a Corporation that, causes, or  even permits il violation-- from $50 to  $5oo.  11. Electric and other provincial  railways are left to be controlled by the  Provincial laws.���Section 13.  12. All valid Provincial Sunday laws  continue in force. This includes the  game, liquor, shops' regulation and  railway laws of the provinces, also the  ante-Confederation laws.'���Section  14.  Whether any particular provincial  law affecting Sunday observance is  valid or not depends not on anything  in the Lord's Day Act but on the  British North America Act as interpreted by the courts. The Privy  Council's famous decision of July 14th,  1903, seems clearly to show that the  ante-Confederation Provincial Sunday  laws are now valid, and that the Provinces cannot since Confederation pass  general Sunday laws. But it does not  follow from this that they cannot pass  pame or electric railway legislation including Sunday sections.  13. Section 15 requires the consent  of the Provincial Attorney-General before "any action or prosecution is  commenced," and says that such  action must begin within Go days.  EX-MAYOR CRUMB��  RECOMMENDS PE-RU-NA.  JOHN'  MCINN1S, MI..A  Do Not Crowd tho System.  The first warm days of spring bring  with them a desire to get out and enjoy the exhilirating 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 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.  REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT  IN   B.C.  London  Our   Stable  Critic    Comments   on  Government.    .  In the course of its comments on  "British Columbia's Progress" the  London Critic lately observed :  One ofthe inevitable results of a more  stable government in British Columbia  during the past few years has been the  marked improvement in the credit of  the province, while, prictically without  exception, all the industries associated  with the country have shown remarkable advance in the same period. The  province's mines, fisheries, forests,  farms and other industries produced,  commodities in 1906 to the value of  $60,000,000, and yvhen it is recalled  that the total number of inhabitants is  just about 200,000, such an achievement can with perfect justice be described as remarkable.  The output from the mines in 1906  was valued approximately at $26,000,-  000, while the flourishing condition of  other undertakings is reflected in the  province's revenue figures. In 1901  the income from all sources was only  $1,606,000; for the current year it will  be, approximately, $3,250,00;;. In  1901 the income from lands and  forests was only $200,000; for 1907 it  will total at least $1,000,000.  A feyv weeks ago the voters of Grand  ���Forks riding registered their wish lo  send John Mclnnis, of Phoenix, to  the legislative halls at Victoria, as their  representative for the next four years���  the first time that a representative from  this riding has hailed from Phoenix.  Mr. Mclnnis was nominated on the  straight Socialist ticket, there being also  Conservative and Liberal candidates  in the field. When the votes were  counted the Liberal lost his deposit,  and Mr Mclnnis, who received the  votes of many who were not Socialists,  was declared the successful candidate.  John Mclnnis was born near Char-  lottetown. Prince Edward Island, in  1878, his parents being Scotch and  still residing on the "Island." Coming  west in 1898, John Mclnnis shortly  afterwards reached what is now known  as the Boundary country, and since  that time lias resided in or near  Phoenix. He is one of the most skilled  miners in the Boundary, and has been  chosen as president oi Phoenix Miners'  Union No. 8 several times. It was  owing to bis well known honesty/and  uprightness that he received many  votes at the recent election from' outside the Socialist party. j  Mr.. Mclnnis is said to be the  youngest member in the house, and is  taking a lively interest in the proceedings, his voice having already; been  heard there, although there are but two  other Socialist members out of the 42  M.L.A.'s, the hous�� being overwhelmingly Conservative. The working men  of the Boundary are much pleased at  having Mr. Mclnnis at Victoria, as  they realize that they could hardly have  sent a man who would represent them  better.  Hotel  Best Wines Liquors and Cigais  Close to C. P. R. Depot. Electric  Lighted. Dining  Room .fir-  Rent.  Patronage of the Public Solicited.]  ANGELO SCHULLI, Prop. ^  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply of Fire  Wood,  either for  immediate use  or for the  future.    Alf orders promptly filled.  GENERAL   SANITARY   AND   SCAVENGER  WORK DONE Otf SHORT NOTICE.'  Do L. Mclntominey  City Scavenger,    '-  TEL. No. B32.       PHOENIX, B.C.  Eczema, Tetter, Salt Rheum, Itch.  Ring  Worm,  Herpes,  Barbers' Itch.  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.  Oh, tradesman, in thine hour of e e e  If on this paper you should c c c c c c  Take our advice and now be y y y y y  Go straight ahead and advert i i i i i 1  You'll find the project of some u u uu  Neglect can offer no ex q q q q q q q  Be wise at once, prolong your d a a a a  A silent business soon de k k k k k  Should   invest   in   B. C.  C. F. Caldwell, the Kaslo mining  man, has just returned from the east.  In an interview with the Kootenaian,  Mr Caldwell remarked, "There is all  kinds of eastern money looking for  mining investment," he said, "but just  noyv it is confining its attention chiefly  to Cobalt. In that section there are  mining companies putting money in a  hole yvhere there is not even a ledge  to justify it, while others are wailing  around with a big yvad of money, ready-  to throyv it into the first wildcat offering. Some are almost begging mt a  chance to spend their money. It is  hard to understand why there is such  a craze to invest in that particular  section. The chances for an adequate  return are far better here. I do not  know of any country where there are  so many good and wonhy propositions  waiting for capital as there are in ihe  neighborhood of Kaslo. But 1 do  not think yve shall have to wait long  until capital comes for their exploitation. The revival of the mining  industry in this section will be permanent yvhen it does come."  ED.   OKUMISO,  Ex-Mayor  of New-  Albany, Inu., writes from 611 E. I  Oak stroct:  "My endorsement of Peruna ia  baaed on its merit*.  "If a man ia sick he looka anxiously  fox* oomething- which will cure *<����,  and Peruna will do the work.  '1 know that it will core catarrh of  the head or stomach, indigestion,  headache and any weary or sick feeling.  "It is bound to help anyone, if nswd  according to directions.  "I also know dozens of men who  speak in tho highest.terms of Peruna  and have yet to hear of anyone being  disappointed in it."  Mr. Crambo, in a later letter, dated  Aug.25,19W, says:  "My health is good, at present, bat If  I should have to take any more medi'  Cine I will fall back on Peruna."  Rheumatic Pains Relieved.  B. F. Crocker, Esq., noyv 84 years  of age, and for twenty years Justice of  the Peace at Martinsburg, Ioyva, 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.  lira Class  by Itself  It is quite true FERROL is an emulsion  of Cod Liver Oil and a particularly  good one at that But it combines  Iron and Phosphorus with the Oil, and  these are just what are needed to make  the emulsion perfect and they are just  what all other emulsions lack.  FERROL  is unique because  It combines Iron and Phosphorus with  Cod Liver OIL  It is pleasant to take and easy to digest.  It holds the record for increasing the  weight (95^ lbs from the use of 25  botdes).  The formula is freely exposed and its  bona-fides are vouched for by eminent analysts in Canada, the United  States and Great Britain.  It is endorsed by prominent physicians of all schools.  It is used in all the leading Hospitals,  Sanitariums and other Public Institutions.  The London (Eng.) Lancet, after careful analysis in its own laboratory,  fully endorses it  We are prepared to substantiate all  the above statements.  FERROL is the embodiment of health,  strength and vitality, and  "You know what you  take"  J. B. BOYLE, Chemist and Druggist,  Phoenix,  B. C.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.,  NEW WESTMIN8TEK.B.Q,  Provides ��� a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.1.  Has a preparatory class for junior atud-J  ems, doing grade' public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high;  school privileges, and prepares for teacn->'  era' examinations. Teaches all brandies;  of a Practical Business Course and gives!  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in-  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies!1  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In Uni--  yersity work, can take students through)  the" complete Arts Course, and the'tie-'  gree of B. A. can be obtained from Tor?,  onfo University, which the college ia in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Bey. J. P. Bowell, Bnrfar.  NOTICE.  To the Board of License Coniuiitssiuiiers,  .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 at r-nsfer of!  a retail liquor license granted in iexpect  ofthe Knob Hill Hotel, First Street,!  Phoenix, B. C. from W.J. Morrinon and;  James Anderson to James McArdte and;  James Anderson..'  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 5th dav of  November, 1906.  W. J. Mouuison, .  James Anderson.-',  MINERAL ACT.  ST  l'or  detailed   information   apply  Local Agents  J- S.Carter, D.P.A, Nelson, B.C.  E- J- Coylk, AG.P.A,  to  t Church Services Tomorrow $  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St, Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, to a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor.  Church of England���Services   11   a.  Vancouver, B.C.  m. and 7:30 p. M.'.Rev. R. A. Heath.  In Ontario, all noisy amusements,  etc., and in New Brunswick and P.E.L  all amusements are prohibited by the  old Provincial laws, which are still  valid.  6. It is unlawful to run, conduct or  convey any excursion for hire and yvith  the object of pleasure by any mode of  conveyance.���Section 6.  7. Advertising in Canada anything  to he don.i in any other country, which  if done in Canada would be unlawful,  is prohibited.���Section 7.  8. Shooting for gain or so as to dis  turb others.���Section S.  It is to be noticed that the game  layvs of almost all the provinces prohibit all shooting at or hunting of  game on Sunday.  9. The Importation on Sunday for  sale or distribution, or the Sale or Distribution in Canada on Sunday, of  Foreign Neyvspapers, and publications  classified as such, is absolutely prohibited ���Section 9.  It is to be noted that Section 2 prohibits absolutely the Publication, Sale  and Distribution of Papers, etc., in  Canada on Sunday. This includes all  the yvork and business of News Agents  on Sunday trains.  10. Sections 10, 1 r, and 12 fix the  penalties. These are: (1) For the  employee who violates  the law���-from  ���<r�� �����*>���������<"�� ���">������<����� o-��.-=r�� ��-^��t-=r�� *t*m->?9 ���"?*���-<����� o��*s"�� ��r>.��*r�� ��^*  OUR COPPER CORNER ?  MATTERS OK   INTEREST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED    IN    THE ^  COPPER   MINING   INDUSTRY *  ��r-ji t>e^_�� c^-��^J> cj^-sxj <l^-��-<j  World's Copper Output for 1906.  A statement published  in ihe London   Financial   Times   gives the  esti- ere.  mated   production   of copper  of  the ^ aj aTain  world   in   1906   at   730,000  tons,   as Unit'e'd ' ^jn[  against 7oS,ooo tons in 1005 (presum  ably long tons of 2,240 pounds each).  The Times gives the following particulars:  The output of the United States  increased from 391,400 to 413,000  tons, and there yvas exported 211,100  tons, as against 247,100 tons in  1905.  [American official figures, hoyvever,  show that the exports of copper in  1005 yvere 238,798 long tons, and in  1906, 203,014 long tons, a decrease in  exports of 35,784 tons.���15.M.]  The total imports inlo Europe increased 20,500 tons, of which no less  than 12,700 tons came from Japan.  Australia sent 8,100 tons, and Mexico  1000 tons more than the previous  year. On the other hand, consignments  from   Chile   decreased   2,300  ��^��<A   CJ^0��C9   *>���*>���<*   &>0'0 OS  tons; from Peru, 2,100 tons, and  from  Cape Colony, 1000 tons.  The principal countries consuming  United States, 300,300  st 273,792 tons in 1935;  gdom, So,451 tons, as  against 60,491 tons; Germany, 165,107  tons, as against 136,875 tons, and  France, 56,328 tons, as against 4.8,619  tons.  The requiremc-nts of England yvere  so heavy during 1906 that there yvas a  material falling off in trans shipment  business, exports having declined 7,800  tons. Germany increased her expoits  over 4000 tens Throughout the year  the average of stocks in England and  France yvas 6,600 tons, as against  10,500 tons in 1905, and the average  total visible supply yvas 1 i,Soo tons,  as compared yvith 16,400 tons The  record of average deliveries was 7,900  tons, as against 7,300 tons. The average price of standard yvas $425.-12 per  ton, as compared with $338.67 in  1905, and the average: price of ingots  was $449.12. Consular Report.  "Baby's Own";  Soap  ���is made right ���with the  right ingredients for a  perfect soap.  It gives a rich creamy lather  beautifully foamy & fragrant;  ���it improves the complexion;  ���it    cleanses   and   soothes  the skin ;  ���and protects it from hard  yvater, strong sun or wind.  " Baby's Own " is the best soap  for every toilet purpose. 4.07  Albert Soaps Ltd. Mrrs.,   -   Montreal. I  Beware of imitations and substitutes.  Certificate of Improvement*.  NOTICK.  Montrose Fractional" Mineral Cla in, sttuatr In  the Greenwood Mining D:vi��iou cf Yale Dlf.  trict.   Where located: Deadwoo-i camp.     . "  TAKE NOTICE tqat I, Forbea M. Kerby. Free,  Miner's Certificate ,No. B90000, intend Hix'y  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mininjf  Reorder for, a Certificate of Improvement*,.for  the purpo��_- 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  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thisjqth day of December,  ..II  1906.  5���    , FORBES  M.   KERBY.  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.  C., for the transfer of the license to sell  liiiuors at retail on the premiees known  as the Central 'Hotel, corner of Second  street and Old .Ironsides avenue, Phoenix.'B. C, now held by me, to Axel Lil-  jenberg. <  Dat?d at Phoenix, B. C.,this 20th dav  of October, 1906.  5t   (Signed)   AUGUST JACKSON.  . J. Matheson  3ii9urance Hocnt  nui:,    i.ii'-K  A.N i>  ACC'IIIHN'r.  PIDUUTY     IIOSDS,  l'L.VTI  COMMISSION!!!*    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  miOlSNIX,   B.C.  MOTHER  SVRUp  Headaches are mostly due to  indigestion and biliousness, and  these complaints must be- got  rid of before your suffering  will finally cease. Mother  SEIGEL'S Syrup strengthens  stomach, liver and bowels, and  by  thus removing the causes  CURES  Price 60 eti p��r boltls. cold utT**"*.  A. J. WHITE A CO.,   ���    MONTKHAU  1 n/��mii�� ���*^  eHtflssw^tfj^^aa^jnTOt^r^r'T^sS  A pencil murk here fjF"  is a remimltM- that vour subscription to this paper is  now past <1iil\ and the publisher will appreciate your  promptaUeiitioti.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.;  Is a dozen books in one, coveiing the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineialogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists,.and its language is  easily understood by theeveiydav man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  withe ut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copjier 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.  The mining man needs ihe book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain Knglish.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt lop;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on appioval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     I'OSTOKFICE     BLOCK,     HOUtlHTON,  muaiQxn.  Ilii  'Kism  * iy'r'��im-vm  X^'wii-fm  :: mkMm  j'f A'X!Jb�����>���(���&  ' -'A -X^X"-  xX-X,iX--Ak  AX:X&$!  xmm  ���'������ -V ''-'������ Qi^-X''\'^  '���' -i'-f'ii'^m'yxX'  AXM%AXi  txiAftmx  %{l&A^XX:  m  :��!  X'XA  x&  ��� '"..���. ���'%-������'  ..-���: r.^'.  AA'iy-  :X. ������  X:  ..���*'���  ?��S^35EH?4$i5^g��i^^ m  ill  MSS  I'M:  Jay  5-5E  mm  m  WM'i  m:  m  wm  im  B!5  11  JS'  J'X  l5lJ  v  sfr-lH-,.,  if  Jff;,i  i *  SB*-  u  mr  m  wm  THE    PHOENIX   PTONERR.  sac  ���O"  leading Hotel of Boundiry't Ltadlng  Mining Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF   TOPICS  OK  LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  a* HOTEL    UNION ^  EHOLT,   B.C.  The  best conducted   Hotel  in  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  important  Boundary.  railway   town   in   the  -*v.   S.   TORNEY,   Pnoi'.  PliVlVOS,      PIANOS       PIANOS  NEW SCALE WILLIAMS  Patronized by Her Late Majesty, QUEEN VICTORIA,  at Windsbr.'Castle.   Fancy .Walnut or Mahogany Case Beautifully Eland   '���  Curved. ,   LEAVE YOUR ORDERS FO R SH EET MUSI C  -'       ,     ,   Best Line of  Cigars, Tobacco, Nuts and Candy  ��� Alwavs on  Hand.  Don't forget Boyle is the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Prescriptions properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.  Burton's and Bass' Ale o;i draft ta  the Hotel Brooklyn.  YVoodchoppers wanted. Inquire of  J. J.Bassett, Hartford function.  . See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  sewing machines and supplies.  Murdock Mclnt>re has sold over  i,Soo cords of wood thus far this  season.  Charles I). Hunter is expected to  return Irom his trip to California on  Monday next.  Robert Thompson will sing "The  Pulni" at St. John's Anglican church  Sunday evening.  Miss McDonald, milliner, announces  that her spring millinery has arrived  and is now on display.  Alter spending some weeks in Los  Angeles and vicinity, Aid. W. J.  Porter and wife are now again in  Vancouver.  The Catholic Ladies' Aid are preparing an excellent turkey supper, including Hazelwood ice cream, lor the  Calico Ball on Easter Monday.  Monday ^evening's St. Patrick's ball,  given by Phoenix Miners' Union, No.  8, at their hall, had a large attendance,  and the music was of the very best.  P. Burns & Co., Lid., is getting  ready.'for the installation of the cold  storage plant at the local headquarters  of the company, together with an ice-  making machine.  Petitions are being circulated in  camp asking the provincial government  not to take any steps in connection  with the operation of the Ixird's Day  Observance act.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  April  10th  to 14th, inclusive.  Sewing machines to rent at $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  Encycloypaedia Britannica, 26 vols.,  for sale at less than half cost. Inquire  al Pioneer office.  Mayor D. J. Matheson returned on  Wednesday from a month's trip to Spc-  k.ine and other points.  It' will not cost you a cent to try  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  I'.-ihlets. and they are excellent for  stomach troubles and constipation.  Get a free sample at all drug stores.  Having sold the business of the  Royal Billiard Parlors and Bowling  Alleys io Cosgrove & McAstoker, all  accounts due to March 15, 1907, are  due and payable to tne. undersigned.  R. H.-Krratofsky.  ACCEPTED SCHOOL ESTIMATES.  City    Council    Held  Regular  Medio*  Lam  Wednesday.  Wednesday evening the city council  held its regular meeting at the city  hall, there being present Mayor D. J:  Matheson and Councilmen G. W. Mc-  Auhffe, Robert Carson and L, V. Birnie.    The council   accepted  the  esti- jfk\  As  Sterling Silver  mates of the school trustees for 1907  amounting to $2,900. Resignations  of the volunteer fire brigade and Fire  Chief McEachern, were read, received and ordered filed. Mr. McEachern had been offered and accepted a position with the Dominion Copper Co. as electrician at an increase of  salary, it is understood, The fire  wagon was ordered repaired, and Act-  ting City Clerk Lawson was directed  to write to the lieutenant-governor  asking that a provincial constable be  appointed to reside in Phoenix. The  finance committee reported favorably  on the following bills, which were ordered paid:  B. C. Telephone Co... $ 21  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co. 214  Morrin, Thompson & Co       3  MeRae Bros. & Smith, Ltd..       1  W.R.Williams.         1  95  40  60  75  00  "My Wlle't Family."  A farce in the broadest sense and  AS  As  As  As  As  'is  As  As  ii*  As  Hits  As  As  As  ���  We are showing a new and complete assortment of Sterling Silver, Flat Ware and Hollow  Ware, such as Creams and Sugars, Salts and  Peppers, Ladles, Butter Knives, Table Spoons,  Berry Spoons, etc., all put up in Satin Lined  Cases, very suitable fur Wedding Presents,  etc.    Calls of inspection invited.  E. A. BLACK,  ��1 The Jeweler |*  Knob Hill Ave.  \i/  s��  %  w  w  f  w  f  w  w  w  Phoenix, B. C.  JAM E S  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  . ..Phoenix Opera House, One Night Only  Tuesday, March   2(3  .   Under the direction of W.McGowau, third successful season of  ' _ STEPHEN & LINTON'S Merry Musical Mixup,  The Isaac Crawford family expect  to move from Midway to Greenwood  shortly, where Mr Crawford will probably enter'the employ of the Russell-  Law-Caulfield Co., Ltd.  Sunday' evening's subject at the  Methodist church will be, "Where the  Real Responsibility Lies," being the  fifth in the series, "Characters that Have  Moulded the Centuries."  There are still a few copies pf the  last Pioneer Annual on hand, which  can be had at this office at 25 cents  each. Just the thing to send your  friend in the east or in the old country.  James MtCague, who has conducted  the stage line between Phoenix and  Greenwood for several years with  success, has sold out to Laurence  McElroy, possession to be taken over  April 1 st.  The Phoenix Brewing Co. is ex  pecting the new ice making machine  almost any time now. Recently the  tank capacity of the brewery was  greatly enlarged by 'he receipt of three  immense vats. And the improvements  still continue.  If you want anything in stationery a  little better than you can get elsewhere,  net some of the steel die embossed  stationery at the Pioneer office. We  make a specially of furnishing goods  that the average printing office is unable to give you.  Gilbert McEachern, who accepted  the position of fire chief and assistant  police chief a momh ajjo, having re-  -i^ned, is now eltctrician for ih<-  Dominion Copper Co., at an increased  salary. With the city his salary was  fixed at $125 per month.  Benefit For J. M. McClosk'y.  Thursday evening, J. M. McCloskey,  the blind entertainer, appeared once  more at the opera house, assisted by  local talent. The programme was arranged by Harry James and Chas. E.  King, Rev. R. H. Heath being chairman. A sketch was given by James  and little Etta Murray, the latter singing very effectively, "Don't Hang My  I Papa," referring to Wm. Heywood in  his prison cell. R. E. Thompson and  J. j'hee rendered vocal solos, while  Danny Deane and Jack Davis gave a  spirited three-round boxing match that  was declared a draw. The benefit was  a great success, and may be repeated  in Greenwood next week.  McCloskey lost his eyesight in a  premature blast in the Knob Hill mine,  Phoenix, June 6/1902, and since then  he has been supporting himself. Since  he was here last he has travelled all  over the east, and is now on his way to  Goldfield, Nevada.  Boundary Side Lights  "My Wife's   Family"  Onetonj! Continuous Laugh,  Pretty Girls, Funny Comedians, Mag-  nificieiit Costumes, New M nsical Numbers, New Jokes, New '  .1   s ���     ' Dances, Hi|��h-ClasB Vaudeville Specialties  HEADED ^HOSEcoMEmANs   Appleton & perry  Seats on sale at Tom Brown's.  FURNITURE  Carpets in the piece.  . Cotton'Ingrains and  ' '"���*" Tapestry Squares.  Japanese Matting.  Linoleums and Table Oilcloth.  ���tUULIfJES'OF BEDDING.  II  PRICES RIGHT.    A CALL INVITED.  R. J:; GARDNER,      ..  HARDV BLOt?K       -      PHOKNIX, B C.   ��  Steamship Rates to and From Europe.  Third class Liverpool to Phoenix,  $74.90; third class Scandinavia to  Phoenix, $78.40; third class Genoa to  Phoenix, $82.40.  Latest Mining Stock Quotation!.  Reported hv B. B.  Mifjhton   & Co.,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to March 21,1U07.  11D 4BKKD  Alberta Coal and Coke       .30 .34  A merican Boy 01J^      .013.  BelKC. D. A.) -M 40  Cons. Smelters 130.00 U0.00  California 05 .(6  Cariboo McKinney....         03^ .04  Dominion Copper."    .,     5 50 0 87)?  Echo 05 .or,'."  Furnace Creek      1.37 1 50 "  Get tic 16 .18(..,  Granby   127.00 140.00"  Happy Day 05 .0"i?,  Hecla      3 40 4.00 '  International Coal 59 .01 is  Oom Paul 26 ������},-)  Kambler Cariboo         28 .32  Snowshoe 40 .51  Snowstorm      2.83 2 90  Stewart      2.50 2.05  Sullivan 08 .00  Tamarack & Chesapk .     1.60 1.80  White Bear, assessable        05>o .06,'.  If you haven't a ticket for the Ea=  ter Monday Calico ball, you had bet  ter secure one before they are all dis  posed of. The  and no more will  The programme in part at ihe  Methodist social to be held next Thursday evening, March 28th, will be as  follows: Male quartette, "All Among  the Barley; duet, "Soldiers' Farewell;"  character trio, "A Bird in Hand;" The  Song of the Lanterns; blackboard talk;  reading; recitation; a national contest;  refreshments. All welcome���no admission.    Bring your pencils.  A rju'iet wedding was solemnized on  March 13th at St. Saviour's church,  Nelson, when Rev.F.H.Graham united  John V. Cotton and Miss Mary  Eleanoi Hopkins, youngest daughter  of Mrs William Hopkins, of Ancaster,  Out., and formerly of Rutland, England, in marriage Mr Cotton is employed in the office of the Dominion  Copper Co. in Phoenix, the happy  couple arriving here f.rom Nelson last  Saturday.  The 20,000 club at Grand Forks  gives evidence of being alive once  more. .   '  Last Monday evening Greenwood  Miners'Union No. 22 gave its ninth  annual St. Patrick's day tall.  The Rock Creek Irrigation Co. is  being formed to irrigate the fruit and  agricultural lands lying along Kettle  river above Ingrim creek.  Mayor Bunting, of Greenwood, has  secured the contract for the erection of  barns for stock quarantine purposes at  Midway, near the C.'.P. R. station.  T. F. Sutherland, formerly an assayer in Greenwood, has accepted the  management of the Telkwa Mines,  Ltd., owning recently located properties in the upper part of the province.  A. B. Sloan, Wm. Spier, Neil Mc-  Callum, F. Cooper, Martin Burrell,  and Ernest" Miller compose a committee of Grand Forks citizens to take  steps to arrange for an agricultural fair  at that place this year.  ' The following officers of Court  Kettle River, Independent Order of  Forresters, were installed recently at  Grand Forks: C.R., I. A. Dinsmore;  V.C.R,, L.J. Higgins; R.S., XV. E.  Hoadley; E.S., XV. H. May; treas., W.  K. C. Manly; court physician, Dr.  Truax; court deputy, E. Spraggett;  S.W., Frank Ruckle; J. XV., R. C.  BrewMer; S.B., S. F. Newbauer; J.B.,  Chas. Fisher.    ,"-..  yet withal without a word of suggest-  iveness, one that was never intended  for anything deeper than causing hysterics with its laughable situations,  witty dialogue and impossible nonsense,  is the attraction, " My Wife's Family,"  at the Phoenix Opera House, Tuesday,  March 26.  That old story of the henpecked  husband, the more than usually obnoxious mother-in-law and the family  of nephews, cousins, sisters, and  numerous other relatives are served  up with new -and elaborate trimmings  of bright sayings and catchy music,  pretty girls and dazzling dance numbers. The story brings a vociferous  mother-in-law to the home of her inoffensive son in-law with her host of  relations, among whom is a son lately  married surreptitiously, and the father  of a three months' old child.  Appleton and Perry, the two comedians, as the friend and husband  respectively, in dialogue, song, and the  excruciatingly funny automobile, are  sure to create laughs galore, while  therj are over a dozen of the brightest  of vaudeville specialties introduced  during the action of the comedy by  various members of the excellent organization.  r .��oa*i  WINMMWla��MffMM��MAMWi  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. P eal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buying business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Slocks Will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today:  .'  Chamberlt n'�� 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 hke it and my customers who have used it will not take  any other."     For sale by all druggists.  Never Heard of Qranby Smaller.  At a meeting in Toronto last week  of the Canadian Mining Institute, says  the Greenwood Ledge, the president  Mr. Smith, M. P. P., of Thetford  Mines, Quebec, said in his speech  that he hoped the day would soon  come when Canada would have some  smeliers of its own so that ores would  be treated at home instead of sending  them to the United States. If Smith  had time to slip into the Boundary  for a few minutes his ignorance would  disappear. He could have obtained  the desired information by reading the  mining journals, but perhaps he would  also need a geography, for so many of  those so called wise people in the east  persist in thinking that British Columbians in the United States. At  Greenwood we are just nine miles from  the line, but that is far enough to en  title us to the honor and distinction of  being in Canada. Smith's ignorance is  all the worse, seeing that the largest  smelter in the Boundary is called after  a town in his own province.  Granby '.   Dominion   International Coal   Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)���  Copper King   Oro Deuoo   Burke. ���.  Bullion   Happy Day   Keckla   Idaho Mont. 8   Sonora (Coeur d'A.)_  Snow Storm   Stuart-   Furnace Cr. (Cala.)...  Sullivan   Skylark _ ;_,  Prompt Attention to Correapondence. Back Blctk, Frctrii, f.C  M**  >m0Oatm0*0mi  1907  We have a splendid stock of  FURNITURE  to select from.  UNDERTAKING.  A PRETTy CHOICE  of beautiful things is always here  vour command. Here vou will always  find all thai is prettiest and   best  in  all kinds of  JEWELRY  If you want a gift for a friend or an  orL-anqent 'or yourself, you can always rely on getting just" what von  want attnia store. We like to h"a\ e  people come in and inspect i-nr offerings. We leave it. to the beantv of  our jewrlry to make buyers of them.  GEO. E. DEY,  JEWELER  KNOB HILL AVE., PHOENIX, B.C  Start the Year 1907  Right in your business by getting a New Line of  Blank Books and Office Needs  We have a large stock of these goods, with labor saving  systems and can fit you out in good shape. Let us have  your order.  McRae Bros. & Smith, Ltd.  Knob Hill Ave  STATIONE11S, ETC.  Phoenix  & V.O.  The  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Sumiuinit Auritur.  MINING BROKERS  NELSON,  We will sell subject to confirmation:  500 Alberta Ot al 32  2000 Bell (CD A.) 40  1000 B C. Amalgamated..   Bid  100 B. C. Copper  8.50  5000 California 06  2000 Carriboo McKinney..    .04  1000 Copper King 16  100 Dominion Copper 6.25  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  3000 Gertie     .19^  100 Hecla  4,25  1000 International 61 %  2000 Nicola Coal Mines 06^  2000 Park Copper. .'....���...    .07  100 Snowstorm  3.00  100 Stewart  2.85  100 Tamarack & Cites 190  uciuic tuny pre an   01s I  suonlv is erowinir short I **��ce8 are all low, at the present time, buv now and take advantage of tlie assured  in?iUyJ,v.��S     �� ' I     ���   J&S>' ��S!;Station <*��>t ��">d Market Letter mailed free on request.  UI be printed. 1 DRAWER 1082. u D. mOii'B ���mo;  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for  winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's 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.  MenfS Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  fall    blocks,   in   Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Suits A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear. Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The  I  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD  '���4  lis*  :$t  m  -1  Ai  ���Si  H  m  m  &��&gS!irg��4

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