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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 28, 1908

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 lt.*V. #?.  "^sSla?!?���!^^  Ask For  HALCYON   LITHIA   WATER.  You can pay MORE, but you cannot buy  BETTER Mineral Water than HALCYON.  The same all the time. It's bottled at 'the  springs.   Greenwood Liquor Co.,Distribvtors.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  2��'ORIA, B:  ,sk For ���������-'���   . :���!;::_���?  HALCYON LITHIA WATER.  The MONARCH of Table < Waters - The  same any time and ALL the time. '{If s-bottled at the springs.'   FoundJn  all the best  houses.       :     ;     :     ;     .���     ;     .��� '"���;���    .���     :     :  1%  >w��?  Ninth Ykar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. MARCH 28,   1908  1 *  No, 19  mwi^wwa^ww  ^YOUR SPRING  SHOPPING  -to*-*  w  with   the   beautiful   range   we   are  season in DRESS  MATERIALS.  Should Be Done Now While the  Different Lines Are Still Quite  Complete. **   &   &   j*   ��*   ���**'���.*  'E ARE SURE that you will  be  more than pleased  range   we   are   showing   this  Our Stock of  NEW FIGURED MUSLINS, PERSIAN LAWNS,  STRIPED DIMITIES, WHITE AND COLORED  LINENS and PONGEE SILKS, suitable for warm weather  wear, is more comprehensive than ever before, while in our  DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT you are offered a  choice of PANAMAS, VENETIANS, LUSTRES,  SATIN-FACED CLOTHS and CASHMERES in all the  leading shades of Browns, Blues, Greens and Reds.  OUR SHIRT WAISTS and White-wear were bought from  the heat Canadian Manufacturers, and the Styles are of the  Newest in Beautiful Lace and Embroidered Effects     :     :    :  NO TRUTH IN  SWALLOW TALE  Story Denied by J. E,  McAllister.  Force of B. C. Copper Reduced  ���to Minimum.  THE PRINTS AND  GINGHAMS, dis-  playe.' for vimr.selei:-  tion . are the product  f 1 he. foii-uiosr. Euro-  neiiiiHiPl Hume. Fae-  'ories, ..iv11��1 the i!e-  siiriiern li;ive .'���Xi'itf!  their utni"rit ������il'ort. in  prodiiriiiL' u. eunibinri-.  lion of delicate i-olur-  int; iin-l pattern which  litis resulreil in an  ell'ect most pleasing,  and seldom found in  such inexpensive materials.  O  When  Replenishing: YOUK  HOUSH   FURNISHINGS, ��fter the  Spring Cleaning, come in and see what we have to offer  in the wav of NOTTINGHAM LACE CURTAINS, SPOT  MUSLIN." MADRAS and BOBBINET RUFFLED CUR-  TAININGS, ART MU0LINS& SATEENS, PORTIERES  and COUCH COVERS.  We have, just opened out a Largo Consignment of TAPESTRY  .   SQUARES,  RUGS  and  DOOR MATS, imported by ua  direct from Thus. Tapling & Co , of London, England.  Hunter-llendrick Co.,  (Ll.MITKD.)  ^.U.fJU!JUJUJLlJLiJU^^  This Add is Written  or 1 our rrotir as  as uurs.  GROCERY DEPT. SPECIALS.  CALIFORNIA   CELERY,    i2^c.    Bunch  GREEN ONIONS, 3 Bunches, 25 Cents.  SPINACH, 15 Cents per lb.  DR.  BARBOUR'S LETTUCE, 50c. per  RIPE TOMATOES, 25 cents per lb.  RHUBARB, 15 Cents, lb.  CAULIFLOWER, 25 Cents,  per pound.  lb.  This week there have been persistent rumors that the B. C. Copper had  discharged Supt. M. C. Mclntcsh at  the Mother Lode, and the balance of  the office force, and that the Consolidated Co. would take over both the  B. C. Copper and Dominion Copper.  Asked regarding the story, J. E. McAllister, manager of the B. C. Copper,  stated to the Pioneer that it could be  authoritatively stated that the Consolidated had not arranged to swallow the  B. C. Copper, but that when the company could make money on its copper  output, it would resume operations.  Meantime, the small number of men  now employed had been reduced to  the minimum, one being let out of the  office, but Supt. Mcintosh had been  retained at the Mother Lode mine.  All told, the company now employs  about half a dozen men, including  watchmen, at its mine and smelter, to  keep expenses down while nothing is  doing.  Asked his opinion on the present  copper marKet, Mr. McAllister said  that if the present slight rise in the  metal continued and held its own, it  would be a very favorable sign, but  that if the metal slumped again, there  is no telling where it might go to.  However, he did not claim to be a  prophet in the matter, hoping at the  same time that it would not take till  June���when the presidential nominations occur���for the copper market to  steady itself.  Boundary Side Lights  FRESH RANCH EGGS, 3  Dozen for $1.00.  COOKING EGGS (good stock) 3  Dozen for  $1.00.  WHITE POTATOES, $1.50 cwt.  HAM AND BACON, 20 Cents per lb.  FIVE  ROSES FLOUR, $1.90 per Sack.  IT  WILL PAY YOU TO PLACE YOUR ORDER  FOR APRIL GROCERIES WITH US    ,  HARDWARE DEPARTMENT.  ALABASTINE,   All   Shadet;    WAKOVER  STAINS.  VARNISHES.    FLOOR PAINTS.  VARNISH STAINS.      FLOOR WAX.  LIQUID   VENEER.      CRACK   FILLER.  BRUSHES.        STEPHEN'S PAINTS.  We have just received our Stock of WALL PAIERS,  they are the famous Staunton and McArthur lines,  and we have the  largest stock of Papers  in the  Boundary    :        : : :       .: '        ,'  If you intend doing any Painting or Papering; callI and  get one of our Paint Shade Cards or Wall Paper  Sample Books���they are yours for the asking.  Morrinlhompsoncr Co.  GROCERS AND HARDWARE MERCHANTS.  FRANCISCO CEDIO  NOW IN B. C. JAIL  Boundary. Murderer,.Brought  From Utah.  It is indeed a long lane that has no  turn, as Francisco Cedio, charged with  the murder of Louise King at Niagara,  on the North Fork of Kettle river, on  November 19, 1906, must think as he  lies in the Nelson jail, awaiting his  trial.  Cedio in a fit of jealousy placed dynamite under the railway construction'  camp hotel, blew up the structure and  Louise King was killed outright, with  ten others injured. The murderer fled  to Uncle Sam's land, and for months |  nothing was heard further of the case.  But it seems that when W. J. Devitt,  formerly of Trail, was made chief of  provincial police at Nelson, he took  the matter up, and, with the assistance  of detectives, stayed with it till his man  was safely placed in custody at Nelson  last Monday night. The trial will take  place at the Greenwood assizes on  May 26th.  'The statement is made that the provincial government spent $8,000 in  bringing Cedio to book, and the general verdict is that the money was well  spent.  After escaping from the Boundary  in a load of hay and making his way to  Portland, Cedio thought he was safe.  But on detectives getting his trail,some  of his Italian compatriots made up a  purse there and he flitted, only to turn  up in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he  arrived two months ago. Three weeks  later he was arrested by a detective,  accompanied by Chief Devitt, in a saloon, and taken into custody. At first  he said he would come back to Canada  without trouble, but evidently he resisted in every way possible. However, extradition papers were finally  received and the prisoner was brought  to Nelson by Mr. Devitt A true bill  has already been found against Cedio,  which will probably make a preliminary  hearing unnecessary.  In the course of his search, Chief  Devitt travelled thousands of miles,  and twice previously to the final arrest,  the man was almost in the meshes of  the law. When once arrested he fought  being taken back for five weeks, but  without avail. Chief Devitt was assisted in his search by Detective Alex.  McDonald, of the Spokane police force,  who furnished the first clue. McDonald will probably receive a portion of  the $1,000 reward offered for Cedio's  apprehension.  Greenwood's be ard of trade is alive  and doing and proposes to advertise  the town and district.  Cascade sends out the report that J.  A. Bertois has undertaken to build a  suspension bridge over the Kettle river  at that point. It will be of one span  and steel cables will be used in its construction.  James Stuart has been appointed  customs collector at the sub-port of  Carson, to fill the vacancy caused by  the death of the late K. A. McAulay.  The appointment meets with general  satisfaction.  This week J. A. Brown begins the  publication of a weekly at Keremeos,  to be called the Keremeos Trumpet,  May its blasts be heard from this on,  not only in the Similkameen and Boundary, but wherever it will do the  country it is located in, the most good.  Thursday Jeff Davis, the well known  Grand Forks merchant, was thrown  out of a rig, when aoout starting for  the Little Bertha mine on the North  Fork. His wrist was broken and he  sustained serious injuries to his shoulder bone, which will lay him up for  some time.  Martin Burrell, who has done such  excellent service iii: the old country  this last winter, lecturing on fruit growing in British Columbia, has returned  to Grand Forks with Mrs. Burrell, having had an enjoyable and profitable  trip to the mother land, which he last  saw some 22 years ago.  The Liberals of Greenwood have  chosen the following delegates to  attend the nominating convention for  Yale-Cariboo, which will be at Vernon  April 14th: G. R. Naden, Dr. H. S.  Simmons, A. D. Hallett, Dr. R.Mathi-  son, E. H. Mortimer, C. C. Wilson,  Kenneth McKenzie, S. P. Dixon, H.  Bunting and J. D. Spence.  A number of changes have recently  been made in the\ customs a rrange-  ments of the Boundary district by the  Dominion government. Keremeos becomes a custom-; outport under the  survey of the Port of Greenwood, in  place of the outport .'of Chopaka; Carson, now a preventive station, becomes  an outport and warehousing :port under the survey of Grand Forks.  At the annual meeting of the Kettle  River Fish and Game Association, held  at Greenwood last week, the following  offiers were elected: President, E. O.  Boak; vice-president, Herbert Bunting,  secretaiy-treasurer, Duncan C. McRae;  executive committee, J. S. Birnie and  E. G. Warren, Greenwood; W. O.  Wright, Rock Creek; James Dale,  Carmi; C..L. Thomet, Midway. During  the year $182 was received in subscriptions.  King Rees, head accountant for P.  Burns & Co. at Greenwood, has the  deepest sympathy of many friends in  this district. Mrs. Rees who was suffering from tubercolosis, and went to  California last summer, died at Los  Angeles last Friday, leaving three small  children. Mr. Rees'sister, Mrs. Flood,  was with Mrs. Rees, and is bringing  the remains back to be interred at  Greenwood." Mr. Rees and family  have resided in the Boundary nearly  ten years���at Cascade, Phoenix and  Greenwood���and Mrs. Rees had a  host of warm friends throughout the  district.  YAUKARIBOO  IN THE PAST  Is Food For Political  Thought.  Results From Last  Two Appeals  to People.  GRAND    FORKS    RIDING.  Con  Bannock       6  Carson 14  Miller Gregory Mc'nnis  Lib    -  Cascade..  Grand Forks...  Phoenix.   ....  'Totals . ..  ��� 7  168  .60  255  8  2  9  106  Soc.  2  2  7  "5  197  35  160 323  Totals  16  18  25  389  292  740  COMING AND 60ING  YET ONCE MORE  A NEW^EOOM)  Granby Shipped 27r  288 Tons, 7LDays.  With two nominating conventions  announced for this Dominion constituency of Yale-Cariboo, and a third  probably being arranged for, things  political in this section begin to have  more life than for some time past;  This is emphasized by the fact that the  provincial voters' lists, which are used  in Dominion elections, will close on  April i st���next Wednesday-���and  there is more or less of a hustle among  the fauhful of the several parties to get  names on the voters' list. No matter  when the election occurs, whether in  June or November, no further, names  will be added. Those interested  should, therefore, take notice, and see  personally that their names are properly  recorded in the official lists.  Both Liberals and Conservatives  are alive, and the Socialists will not be  far behind. Some delegates have already been elected to attend the  Liberal nominating convention, which  will be held at Vernon on April 14th,  while the Conservatives will hold a  similar convention at the same place  on April 23rd.  Who the nominees will be is, of.  course, not yet decided. While many  think Duncan Ross, the present sitting  member, will have a walk over in the  Liberal convention, others think he  cannot get the nomination again. For  the Conservatives, Martin Burrell, of  Grand Forks, is much talked of, but  whether he would stand again is not  known, either. As for the Socialists,  while they have no chance whatever of  winning in this contest, they will probably have a nominee, just the same.  In this connection, some past ..elec-  tfon statisticts:wilt be of interest";'  The last Dominion election in Yale-  Cariboo occurred November 22, 1904,  it being postponed a couple of weeks  from the ^general elections .all over  Canada���which went Liberal���thus  giving the local Liberal candidate that  much advantage. In that contest  there were 4,442 ballots cast, of which  48 were spoilt and 26 were rejected, I  leaving 4,348 ballots counted. In detail the results for each candidate, in  the eight provincial ridings in Yale-  Cariboo, were officially reported as  follows:  Wm. S. Macy returned Wednesday  from a trip to Spokane.  Harry James spent two or three  days in Nelson this week, on a business visit.  Charles Biesel, superintendent of the  Snowshoe mine, was visiting in Rossland this week.  John McMaster, proprietor of the  Hotel Balmoral, spent a day or two in  Nelson tin's week.  More  Than  100,00 Tons  Ore For March.  of  Burrell  Cons.  Cariboo 153  Grand Forks. 268  Greenwood . . 140  Kamloops.. .382  Lillooet 142  Okanagan . .. 509  Similkameen. 126  Yale 14��  Ross  Liberal  164  199  232  422  98  53��  192  174  Mills  Soc.  I  163  180  25  4  47  49  8  Totals  318  630  55*  829  244  1084  367  322  An Apron  Sale.  The Ladies' Aid of St. Andrews'  Presbyterian church will hold an apron  sale on Wednesday, the Sth of April,  which will continue on the following  day. The ladies are now working on the stock, and will have aprons  on sab for almost any purpose. They  wish those interested, however, to remember that orders will be taken in  advance for any kind or style of apron.  Any member of the Ladies' Aid can  be notified of what is wanted, and the  order will be executed as directed,  with satisfaction  guaranteed.  "No Mother to Guide Her."  Nothing but unstinted praise has  come from those who have attended a  performance of "No Mother to Guide  Her." Those who have seen it will  surely want to see it again, and those  who have not, will undoubtedly avail  themselves of the opportunity next  Thursday, April 2nd, at the opera  house. They will have a chance to  witness a clever comedy drama, interpreted by an unusually strong company, headed by Miss Jeanette Carew.  Miss Carew is one of the coming comediennes and her personal magnetism  instantly wins het audiences. 'The  press last season could not say enough  in praise of Miss Carew's work. She  is admirably fitted for the part of  "Bunco" in "No Mother to Guide  Her."  A Year   Without   a Break.  For more than a year the B. C.  Telephone Co. has not had a break on  its long distance lines in the Boundary���with the exception of twice,  when loggers felled trees across the  wires. 'The result was obtained by  spending many thousands of dollars,  from Cascade to Midway, in rebuilding most permanently and cutting out  the lines of the company. George C.  Hodge; the district superintendent for  the company, predicted this a year ago,  and it was fulfilled. Mr. Hodge was  here from Nelson this week, on a flying trip before proceeding to the coast,  where he will have charge of a lot of  new work for the company for several  months.  Latest Prices in Metals  Nkw Yokk���Copper, eleetrolytie, $1:5.  10 @ $13.12.'.$ ;  lake. $13 00 @ $13.25.  Bar Silver, 55K  Lead,  $3 00�� *4.00.  Spelter, $4.60 <& $4.70.  Totals... 1850 2011 487 4348  A study of the above table shows  that Mr. Ross had but 161 majority  out of the total of 4,348 votes counted  ���which means that had 81 voters  changed from the Liberal to Conservative ranks, Mr. Ross would never have  gone to Ottawa from this constituency.  In spite of the closeness of the totals,  Mr. Ross had a majority in six of the  eight ridings, the only ones giving a  majority to Mr. Burrell being Grand  Forks and Lillooet. The Socialists  cast a little over one-tenth of the entire vote.  Coming now to the two Boundary  ridings and studying results, we find  the following was the result of November 22, 1904:  GREENWOOD  Burrell  Cons.  Boundary Falls. .   6  Deadwood    5  Denoro    3  Eholt 17  Greenwood 78  Midway 2S  Rock Creek ....  4  Totals  14��  GRAND     FORKS  Bannock    2  Carson.       ��  Cascade    S  Grand Forks...   199  Phoenix 53  ' Mrs. W. B. Willcox and daughter  went to Spokane on Thursday for a  visit ol a week or two.  ���, Mr. and Mrs. Bouterious started  Monday for Oakland, California, where  Mr. Bouterious will   go into  business.  O. B. Smith, Jr., accompanied by  Mrs. Smith and their little daughter,  left Thursday for a trip to Seattle, and  other coast points.  Wm. Sampson and family started  for Hedley on Monday, where Mr.  Sampson has accepted a position at  the Nickel Plate mine.  John A. Morrin went over to Oro-  ville Tuesday, intending logo possibly to Keremeos and the Lake Okanagan country before he returns.  Charles D. Hunter and W. G  Fraser returned early this week from a  visit to Halcyon Hot Springs, Mr.  Hunter also visiting Rossland.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., has  been spending several days on his  ranch at Kelowna, on Lake Okanagan.  Edgar W. Fox, accountant at the  Snowshoe mine, left for Hillyard, near  Spokane, Wednesday, accompanying  Mrs. Fox, their two weeks' old son  and nurse.  A. E. Bailey, of San Fransisco, representing the Hartford Fire Insurance  Co., was here Wednesday, looking over  risks with the company's local agent,  D. J. Matheson.  W. C. Thomas, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., visited Nelson  this week, and being interviewed there,  did not know yet when his company  would resume mining and smelting.  Chas. H. Towns and Mrs. Ada L.  Bernard, of Greenwood, were married  by Rev. Henry Steele at Holy Trinity  church, Grand Forks, last Tuesday,  and left for Spokane on a wedding trip.  Rev. F. W. Auvache, of Grand  Forks, was here Tuesday, and went  down to the 400-level of the Granby  mines���his first visit to those properties. His son Fred, who has been  employed in the Pioneer office for a  tinie past, went down to Grand Forks  Wednesday.  John L. Parker, who several years  ago was superintendent of the Dominion Copper Co's mines here, and later  with the North Star mine, East Kootenay, and then manager of the Brown-  Alaska Co's mines near Ketchikan,  Alaska, is now in charge of operations  at the Indian Chief mine, Sidney Inlet, west coast of Vancouver Island,  where he has started a vigorous development policy.  The Pioneer has no apologies to  make to its readers for printing for a  month past the news of breaking all  former records for ore shipping in seven days at the Granby mines. If our  wide circle of readers,' from ocean to  ocean, think it is becoming monotonous, let them apply to the Granby  Co. to stop shipping so much ore.  'This paper is here merely to record  the facts, as nearly as they can be ascertained.  And so, this week we note another  record fractured into little pieces, as  the these mines, as the Granby Go.  sent out no less than 27,28810ns of  ore in seven days, or an average of  3,755 toris for each period of 24 hours  in the week. This is exactly 1,900  tons more than for the previous week,  when the output for these mines was  29,388 tonsof copper gold ore.  Another interesting feature in connection with these large ore shipping  records, is that more than 100,000 tons  of ore will have been sent out in the  month of March���that much is absolutely certain. This will be a new record for a single month, and is expected  to run some 25,000 ttms more than in  February and about 30,000 tons more  than for the month of January last.  It is said that the C. P. R., which  was understood to have been behind  the Kettle Valley lines, will take over  those properties on April 1st.  John Mclnnis, M. L. A., returned  from the coast late last week,, and  Tuesday evening held a meeting at the  opera house, of which almost no notice was given;to the- public.. 1 He gave,  an account of his stewardship to those  that were present, but many more  would have attended'had they known  of it.  O. 0. O. INAUGURAL BALL.  Extensive Preparations Helot Made For Wednesday.  From all indications, the inaugural  ball of the Order of Owls, to be given  April 1st, will be one of the greatest  yet held in connection with a secret  order in Phoenix, and extra efforts are  being made by the several committees  in charge to insure success. The music will be a special feature, under the  direction of Harry James, with four or  five pieces.  Miners' Union hall will be brilliantly  illuminated, and with the aid of special  devices will also be bathed in the soft  glow of different colored rays, emanating from two powerful lanterns. Those  unable or who do not wish to enjoy  themselves on the polished floor, will  find the balcony open, and visiting  Owls are expected from Colville, Grand  Forks, Nelson and Greenwood.  Since its recent inauguration Phoenix  Nest No. 168 has been growing fast,  and we understand the meeting night  will be changed from Sunday to Thursday in each week.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE  March   i>, '08  The following table gives the ore shipments  of Boundary mines (or 1900, for 7901, 1 or 4  2. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, aud 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  RID INC.  Ross    Mills  Lib.   Soc.  Tola!  II         27  44  18        10  33  7       11  2 1  30       12  59  126    116  320  32         3  63  8         1  12  232     1S0  552  RIDING.  5            ��  7  5         ��  11  14         6  2S  '34       4'  374  41      116  210  'Totals 268      199     163     630  For further purposes of comparison,  we append herewith the results of the  last provincial election in Greenwood  and Grand Forks ridings; which occurred February 2,    1907:  ORKKNWOOn    RIDING.  Warren    Nudeu Dynes  Con.    Lib.  S      9  3 5  4 2  Boundary Kails..  Deadwood   Denoro   Eholt   Greenwood.  Midway   Rock Creek..   . .  129  35  6  ��9  106  45  31  Soc.  TotntS  2 3  40  16  29  <)  ��5  7  3��  ��4  339  ti  86  9  46  Totals.  191  217     174     593  <>           Mink. 1900     1001       1902       1903 1904  . , Granby Mines.... 64,553 231,762 309.858 393.718 S49.703  Snowshoe . 297      1,731    20,800    71,312     ....  < >  B. C Copper Co.  5.340  ���9.494  ;  Mother Lode.  B C. Mine...  Eiiima   Oro Denoro   Bonnie Belle   Dora. Cop. Co....  Br'klyu-Stem- ...   Idaho-  -   Rawhide   Sunset-  -   Mouutn Rose ...  Athelstau     1,200  Morrison -    K. Bell   Senator   Brey Fogle -.   No. 37   Reliance.   ��� Sulphur King.-   A Winnipeg..    '.��70  I  Golden Crown...     2,250  ��� Kiug Solomon   �� 3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris   Jewel        160  Kiveiside   Caruii   Sally   Rambler -   Butcher Boy   Duncan   Provideuce   Klkhorn   Slrathmoie   Golden Kagle   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   Last Chance   K. P. O.Mlne   Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby ,���  ,  Republic ,   Miscellaneous..,   3,230  99.034 141.326 138,079  47.40S    14.S11 19.305  8,530 22,937    I5.S37  1905  053.SS9  174,29s    I47.570  X906  801.404  8,426  ��9��7  613.537  135.001  650  S02     7,455   15,731  37,960  16,400  3-".35��  J1O70  3.��50  9r*8s  3.007  5,646  3.339  363  150  560  785  62s  1,040  3,435  875  665  2,000 .  350  482  2,060  "890'  219  3.45'   J�� _  390,800 50S.SJ* 090,419 829,808  Total, tous  96.600  Smelter treatment��� ,.  Granby Co  62.187 2w,��jj! ih..ho 401,9*1 590.��5��  lo _.. 117,611 i4^.���� 102.913 210.484  B.C. Copper Co..  Dom. Cop. Co.,  687,083 828,879  210,830 123.740  i,J2,57��   3P.96��   84,059 2ld.Sn  Total reduced-62,389 348,439 460,940 697^04 837,666  5^2.877 l,i7>-43t'��,i33.ol7    ai9^��7    13,595'  ( 1 <$n&^*p~<$y^<p4p^11r+r9HS*&'+ ^^&��-4t^r&Or^r4i*<$"&4KX&&��-<&&  .-���if.ir,!.'''-  --Ml''-  XM  ���:&  "���!��.���'  ���Y_i>  ��2 ���ti?>'i .'������������r'  I??R  _a  If  t;ftf  rpP.  THE DELICIOUS FLAVOR OF  j OUR COPPER CORNER I  S  Volume VII, of the new  edition of  MATTERS OK   IVl'KRRST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED    IN   THE <?  COPPER   MINING    INDUSTRY ��  mines, in all parts of the world, in the  plain descriptions of intricate processes  _f _-���    ��� _ .... ... j     _-e  TEA  Is Preserved by the use of  SEALED LEAD PACKETS  NEVER  SOLD  IN  BULK.  JED M��ET5 ��  Blue Label 40c, Red Label 50c.  and Gold Label 60c. Per Lb.  ml mm  The Phoenix Pioneer!  ':.    And Boundary Mining Touraal.  .  INUU OBSATUKDAYS BV TBI  PIONEEE PUBLISHING CO.  AT FHOKmx. B. C'  W. B. WILLCOX. MANAacn.  Telephone  j Btulnew office No. 14.  j Manager1! residence. No. 15.  ', ��inMC_rrno-�� in advance.  Per Year .'. fi.oo  -���Is Month!  1.25  T��thc United BUtea, per year���...._���...__. 2.50  If yon are not ��� antMCr ber to thla paper,  liu Invitation to yon to become one.  toll  AdverUutag rate* furnuheo. on application.  .. Cecal aoUcc* �� and 5 ceata per line.  tomir weekly laaertlona constitute one month's  ������������+ Viar :'.:;;': ':--���:'��� ���''   '���������'-������'������  On the other hand,   Mr.   Burrell���  should he be nominated���is known as  one of the sterling  business   men   of  the entire constituency,  a  man  who  has the respect and confidence of all  voters, if they are not hide bound, and  one who would reflect infinite credit  on Yale-Cariboo if sent to Ottawa. He  has extensive business  interests here,  is not a politician per se,  and   should  get the support  of those  looking  for  our best interests.    If the election is  not gerrymandered, as it was last time,  there is every reason why Mr. Burrell  should win���-especially as there is now  no  Grand  Trunk   Pacific  charter in  sight for the Grits to dangle before the  electors. .. - ..' ..;,.     ������,��� ���  B. C. LEADS IN  MINERAL dJLTTPUT  Yukon  Seems to  Number  Be  Back  ^:'ivi^OT':'  1908  SiiIiiTin   Wad.   Tna. Fr..  Sit.  ���-..���-.������������a':':-"y������:*���- s    6  7  8      9    19, 11    i_    13  14  15    91    IT    iS    19    ao  a 1  aa-   2$    34    a$    <*6    *7  28  ��9    30    3*  Polttfcal Outlook in Yak-Cariboo.  Although no official announcement  - has come from 'Ottawa to' that' effect,  'it'll well settled,that, * just as��� soon as  the1. Liberalr government - can -decide  when it the strategic time for an election; an appeal to  the people of the  Dominion will be made;���that is, when  the Grits, think they have  the  best  chance for carrying doubtful constituencies,' among   which they  doubtless  recognize one as being Yale-Cariboo.  -Next month both the  Liberals  and  Conservatives   of  Yale - Cariboo  will  hold-nominating conventions at  Vernon; to select standard bearers for the  forthcoming campaign, and  possibly  the Socialists will be in  the field,  as  they were at the last Dominion election.  The fight however will be between the  Gnts'aii'd .Tories. '  '"WKb "the candidates will be is yet  to be officially settled, but Duncan  Ross; of Greenwood, the present member at Ottawa, is credited with being  after-the nomination again from the  Liberals,'and-if the Conservatives can  make a. better choice than Martin  Burrell of Grand Forks, the name has  yetto be mentioned. If'it results this  way at the conventions, we will have  the bl_ candidates pitted against each  other.  What Duncan Ross has done to  deserve re-election does not appear to  the average thinking man. He has,  to be sure, voted steadily with the  "Solid Seven" Liberals from this pro- ���  vince, and has distributed a' little pat-j  Canada's mineral production for  1907 reached $86,183,000, or over  eight times that of r��86, which was  $j 0,221,000.  This is shown in a preliminary report just issued at Ottawa. The metallic output reached a value of $42,-  434,000, the non-metallic $31,217,000;  cement, slate and other structural  material $12,000,000. The output of  coal reached 10,500,000 tons and a  value of over $24,500,000.  The copper production reached 57,-  380,000 pounds, and a value of. $11,-  478,000, British Columbia supplying  72% of the total output and Ontario  second with 19%. British Columbia,  in fact, led in the total output of all  minerals, although its production of  gold last year, shows a falling off compared with other years.  In this connection the report says:  "The total gold output in  1907 was  $8,270,000.    Four years ago gold was  relatively the  most valuable   mineral  product in Canada, but in 1967 it' has  fallen  to  fifth   place.    A   continued  shrinkage has taken place in the output  of the Yukon territory from $22,275,-  000 in 1900 to.about $3,150,000 in  1907.    The  effect of this  shrinkage  was to some  extent   lessened- by the  eontinued increase from   British Columbia, but in 1907 this province also  shows a falling off both in placer and  lode output, a decrease of over 13 per  cent.    Less  than half as much gold  was obtained from the Yukon in 1907  as in 1906.    Of the total'gold output  in'1907, about 47% was obtained from  placer and hydraulic working and 53%  from sulphuret and quartz ores."  the Copper Handbook, has just been  issued by the author, Horace J. Stevens  of Houghton, Michigan. The book  has 1228 pages, octavo, being materially larger than before. The author  appoligizes for his inability to revise  the book throughout, explaining that  fire, sickness, and loss of five months'  time preventing, but the now volume  contains about 180,000 words of new  matter, equal in length to three ordinary works of fiction, in addition to  the matter remaining unchanged from  the preceding issue.  The   new   edition   of  the  Copper  Handbook contains   25   chapters;   an  increase  of nine,   treating of copper  under the   the  headings  of History,  Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining,    Milling,   Concentrating,   Hydro-  metallurgy,   Pyrometallurgy,    Electrometallurgy,    Alloys,   Brands,- Grades,  Uses, Substitutes, Terminology, Geography,    Copper    Deposits,    Copper  Mines and  Statistics.    The treatment  given the  subject  in   1228   pages  is  encyclopaedic in scope but the logical  and orderly arrangement of the great  mass of facts presented, coupled  with  a  table of   contents,  full  index   and  alphabetical arrangement  of districts,  countries,    mines, minerals and  glossary, render  it  possible  to  ascertain  any given fact  with almost as   much  ease as word is found in a dictionary.  This  is  a  point   of much  value  to  readers that has   been  overlooked  in  many   otherwise   excellent   works  of  reference. . :  The Copper Handbook is  not intended to replace other works for the  use   of  technical   men,   but it does  supplement all other technical  works  on   copper,    while. for   the   average  reader, its hundreds of pages devoted  to the scientific and technical features  of the subject will be found  to  cover  almost every point of interest.    The  language is plain throughout, and the  layman,   whether  miner   or  investor,  will find the clear and  easily   understandable exposition of scientific facts  a great  aid,   as   the  highly  technical  language used in   many of the  best  scientific works is a serious stumbling  block   in  the path  of the  man  not  technically, who is forced to read such  books with a dictionary at his elbow.  In whatever light the Copper Handbook is viewed, whether in   describing  the   thousands   of   different  r      ----    _ ..^..w_o   v.   .......w���~  1   of mining, milling, smelting and refi-  ing, or in the forty pages of statistics  covering the copper industry of the  globe in its various commercial and  financial aspects, the book must stand  as a monument of patience and labor,  it being the unaided work of a single  man.  The book willl   be found  of deep  interest and practical   value to   every  man interested in the subject of copper  from whatever standpoint, whether he  be engaged in the production or use of  the metal, or is an investor in  copper  shares.   The descriptions of the mines  are written without fear or favor,   and  several   hundred   mining   companies,  some   very   prominent,   are  handled  without gloves, and in a  manner  that  would justify no end of libel suits were  the author not sure of his   facts.    In  view of the exceedingly plain speaking  in this book it seems rather surprising  that in the seven years of its   publication not one libel suit has been brought  into  court,   though many have   been  threatened,    in (act, the author of the!  Copper   Handbook   has   turned   the I  tables on some of his critics by placing  a  few  of them  in  prison,  for  their  frauds upon the investing public.  The price of the Copper Handbook  is five dollars, and the selling  plan  is  absolutely unique in the   book trade.  For the five  years   past  Mr.   Stevens  has sent his book, all charges prepaid  without a pennv payment in advance^  to  any  person,   in   any  part  of  jhe  world, on one week's approval; subject  to return if unsatisfactory.    It speaks  well for the book that only about one  copy in thirty has been  returned, and  well for human nature that only about  one man in thirty has failed to pay for  it.    On these  unusual  terms anyone  interested in copper can well afford to  send to Mr. Stevens for a copy of the  new edition of the Cop per Handbook.  THER   Fl.VBST   f}C\UTY   IX.  MILK and CREAM  AT  THE  DA_����  PHONE  STHICTXY   FRESH   KtSOS  J.    W.    UAWNAM,   PROPKlBTOtt.  P. 0. Box 56  Phoanix 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 : :    :       g.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt Attention. ...��  ���__������_____���������*������ ft��  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midwav,   Eholt and  all  the other  Q  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon. *  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary: ^  NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, ii.C.   'q  O  LQ&QLCiQBSOlOIOIOIOro'O'OTOISi  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860.003  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER 8IXTY BRANCH OFFICES IN THE  PROVINOE OF QUEBEC  W_  OrrEB  FACILITIES  POSSSSS-D   BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOK  Collections and Bonking Business Generally  IN  THAT  IMPORTANT  TKKBITOBY  I. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notahy pu  CmbleArfdre":.      HAUKTT,  SBtdfoid M'Neii ���  Moieing Nenl'i  _eiber'��  Gbbkn-ood, gt  TUCK   COLLIN  SHAVING PARLORS  "and BATHRCfoM.  Hotel Balmoral d���-���   ���. Firm & Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX, B. 0  Cor.  PHOENIX NEST   .*   OBPER OF OfLv  Meets every Sunday Bvu.  ino, at Miners' Union Hil]  Cordial Wtlcomc to VUlting Brethren.  DANNY DEANE, Pmld,,,  CHAS. E.  KING, Secmrf'  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular communications p. m, it,  ond Thursday of each month,  Emergent meetings as called iMtnoi  Half, McHal? Block.  T. RODKRICK,  W.M.  V. M. 8HURBINO.  Secretary.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES  IN  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.    Correspondents  all Over the World.  I. O. O. F.  SNOW8HOK L0DGK NO.it  Meets every Monday Evening   at Mlneri' ill)  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Carlton H. Cook, N. G.  W. S. Cook, Rec. Bec'y.  C. W. W_iTTAK��,Per. Fin. Bccj.  PHOKNIX   AERIE   NO. 1S8  Meets Frida/ evtn  Uniou Hall.  Visiting     brotbeii  always wtl:omt  J   Wkir, W. P.  Hark v J auks,  W. Sec  Ad  Impress By Five Tons.  Five tons of silver left the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company's  plant at Trail B. C, on Tuesday,: en-  route to the Chartered Bank of India,  Australia, and China, at Hong Kong.  Better it is to impress the Far East  with Canada's greatness by means of  mineral than the political productions,  copper  ���Monetary Times.  Don't Take Milk at Night!  Milk in any form taken at night  is apt to cause  digestive  disturbance.     Your   night's ^ rest is  not re-        '  freshing.      To  appease   hunger,  or   merely _ for   company's sake, "BOVRIL," in the form of a bou_lb_. or  sandwiched between thin bread and butter, is excellent.  After this  light  supper  you will Bleep well  and  awake refreshed.  METHODS OF MINING  AND TIMBERING . . .  BY W. H. STORMS.  The only thoroughly practical and exhaustive treatise on this subject.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  TEACHES HOW TO TIMBER AND WORK MINES.  A Novice Con Understand If.  :   Now being published in serial in ;the American Mining Review, 120 Na.  Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal.  SUBSCRIPTION  $3-.oo  PER YEAR.  *^&Mh**jH9**i*iHiwn*j**^  Do You Think  For Yourself ?  open your month like a young"  snip down whatever food or metii-  *���  offered you?  iff ffir       ��� ifr ffi?  .n Intelligent thinking* woman.  In need orStclVf from weakness, nervousness,  pain and soraMptr. then It means much to  you that therX.^ i,ne trted and tjmn honeft  myjtflijft of Eimm roMr-oHmo*. gold by  druggists for the cure of womsm's Ills.  * * :���'��� * '...*.������. +  The makers 'of �� Dr.' Pleroe'8 Favorite Prescription, for tho euro of weak, nervous, rundown, over-worked, debilitated, pain-racked  women, knowing: this medicine to be made up  of ingredients, every one of which has the  strongest possible indorsement of the leading  and standard authorities of the several  schools of practice, are perfectly willing, and  in fact, are only too glad to print; as they do,  the formula, or list of Ingredients, of which  it is composed, in plain English, on every  bottle-wrapper.  ^         *4f tjr iff rj"  The formula of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription will bear the most critical examination of medical experts, for it contains no  alcohol, narcotics, harmful, or habit-forming  jt������ �����   The Pioneer Wonders���  What the price of copper  will average for the year 1908.  How soon the Dominion elections  will be sprung on a  suspecting public.  How many towns on the line of the  Great Northern railway will raise a  howl over taking off the Sunday trains.  How Vernon happened to secure  both the Liberal and Conservative conventions for Yale-Cariboo, which occur  next month.  Which way the capitalists will line  up if both Taft and Bryan are nominated for president of the United States.  ���-. What a lot of men would have done  this winter in the Boundary if the tie  making industry had not had a sudden  boom.  _ , ���. _ _  ���vww  F_L-.  drugs, and no agent enters into it that is not  ronage throughout the constituency ^"f I5f0,mnended ** "> most advanced  _._,-. .j... . ' .. . ' I ,-a<l leading medical teachers and author-  Where it would likely do him the most      "  good at election time. It is still fresh  in the memory of the electors what  Mr. Ross promised on the hustings in  this constituency during the last Dominion campaign, and how well he  lived up to those promises is also well  known. He is a genial gentlemen with  whom politics is a profession, and  when that is said, it is all said.  BILIOUS  THAT    ������  IS COBB�� By  Mother Seigel's Syrup, wbicb  ; acts directly on the liver  -and stomach, quickly restoring them to healthy natural  Action, and thus it cures  biliousness and indigestion.  itles of their several schools of practice.  These authorities recommend the Ingredient;  o^ !ur. fferee's Kavorlte yrescriptlon for the  cureot exactlr the same ailments for whlclj  this worid-^ame'd medicine Is advised.  *fr ?J�� ifr iff 1$  Ho other medicine for woman's ffls has any  Buch professional endorsement as Dr. Pierce's  Favorite Prescription has received, in the t_t-  auallfled recommendation of each of Its  several ingredients by scores of leading medical men of all the schools of practice. Is  such an endorsement not worthy at your  consideration?  * * >fc * ��� *  A booklet of ingredients, with numerous  authoratlvG profesion&l endorsements by ths>  leading medical authorities of this country.  wfl1 bo mailed free to any one sending name  and address with request for same. Address  Dr, B. V. Pierce, Buffalo. N. T.  Late popular music at 25 cents per  copy; McKinley edition, ro cents.  One week only at H. Tames.  VICTORIA COLONIST AS PROPHET.  Says a Lively Boom Is Coming Whether We  Want One or Not.  Nobody in British  Columbia wants  a "boom," but, unless all signs fail, this  province is going to have experience of  something closely resembling   that for  the next two or three years whether we  want   it   or   not,  says   the   Victoria  Colonist.   Turn your attention to whatever    section   of   the   province   you  choose,   and   you  cannot -fail  to   be  struck with  the evidences  that great  progress and development are certain  Here on Vancouver island we are wit  nessing an awaking which bids fair to  assume   incalculable   proportions; on  the   upper   coast  the   Grand  Trunk  Pacific will   put  an   army  of  men to  work on railway construction  and preparing its terminals; in the  Kootenays  the mining industry was never on  a  more prosperous basis, and in respect  to fruit growing  there  is an assurance  that the results of 1908 will break all  records.    We have  all  of us  talked  about  the  "good  times" coming   to  British Columbia.    They have arrived.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  ��*��I OP COKPAN V.  B, C. Copper Co ���copper.   Cariboo-McKinney���gold-   Consol. M. & 8.���gold-copper  Granby Consolidated���copper  Providence���silver _..  A. T..TTJKANO, Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  sveeialty, guaranteed water  proof.  First Street-      '  Opposite  Knob Hill Httel  Phoknix, H. C.  AVERAGE    PRICES    OF   COPPER.  ���New York-  Month.  January ...  February..,  March. .*...  April   May.......  June   July    August   September.  October ...  November.  December..  Year ....  Kleclrol  1900  .   18. Ml  .   17.8H  .  18 36  .   18.37  .  18.46  .  18.44  18.19  18 43  19.14  21.27  21.99  23.03  ytic.  1907  24.56  24.03  26.07  24.27  24.16  22.82  22.12  18.35  15.66  13.12  13.37  12.16  Lnk,  1906  18.41  18.11  18.64  18.63  18.72  18.71  18.58  18.61  19.29  21.71  22.34  23.38  1907  24.88  25.20  25.47  24.87  2517  24.01  21.31  18.25  16.W  1357  13.62  19.39  19.85   2014    19 ��n   2069   -..._,_ I        joo.ooo 1      31.000I is I       i6.ooo I       38,������|SepL 1906I     50    ;  Paper=Type=Ink   toSlate Jbb Department    '"6    iflOGfllX   nOUCCF  We can furnish any  combination  or  Eczema, Tetter, Salt Rheum, Itcb. Ring Worn,  Herpes, Birben' Itcb.  All of these diseases are attended by  intense itching, which is almost instantly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and by its continued use a  permanent cure may be effected. It  has, in fact, cured many cases that had  resisted other treatment. Price 25  cents per box. For sale by all druggists.  HIGH-GRADE  Sob printing  BY   THE   .  phocnis pioneer  Greenwood *__?LCI.^$_��?  l-^lllw I  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.]  '' " lower town, 10.00 a.m. Y Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OPPIOE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  MOTHER  GET '  CO  ccoti   :  ptrkotria .1  ,���   Sold        .  Erer/wheni  A. S- ~naiTg ft CO.. Men'wal.  Mygteriotts Figures.  Put down the number of your living  brothers.  Double the number.  Add three.  Multiply result by five.  Add number of living sisters.  Multiply result by ten.  Add number of dead  brothers and  sisters.  Subtract 150 from the result.  The  right-hand figure will   be the  number of deaths.  The left-hand   figure   will  be  I he  number of living brothers.  Strange freak of figuret, is'nt it?        j  ���Exchange.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall  �����**9 PHOENIX, B. C. ��*M��  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald* Prop.  A Shi��r*of the Public P*troa��ge SolicHti  'PHONE 87.  i  As in any other calling, trade or profession, the Printing  business always has some in it that produce work a little better  than the ordinary and a good deal better than most of them.  Such an establishment is that of the PHOENIX PIONEER,  where the endeavor is to turn out the BEST QUALITY OF  WORK that can be done with paper, type and ink.  The best evidence of our success is the fact that we are  and have been busier than other offices in this district, and are  producing work that other offices do not attempt. Only the  most competent workmen are employed, with the result that a  high standard of efficiency is secured���and at no increase in cost  to the customer.  With a complete equipment, from Presses and Type to  Punching, Perforating and Wire Stitching machines and the best  grade of stock obtainable, we are in position to give prompt attention to orders for  Mining Forms and Blanks Business Stationery  Office Stationery       Lodge and Church Work  In Any Quantity  In fact, we can give you anything supplied in a first-class  metropolitan printing establishment. Orders taken for Ruling,  Binding, Blank Book work and Steel and Copper Plate Engraving.  Prompt attention to mailorders  HMoneer flSub. Co.  Pioneer Building, next P. O.,  IPboenir, &___.  I  m  m  II  5��vSi?*K?��Ji" mjnmm  ^*^^ ���,, \^'^��2f^,  ^WM!m;m^,mmmBssm  ��i  _JWE   PHOT^T5T   fnOTTPWR.  B. G. MINING  *4  P  I  iaSI  '������  IV*  -3  ���i  1   n  I  \%  :_  J!  3  In noting the arrival of six infants in  this town recently, the Greenwood  Times wails, "Poor Phoenix." In  most places additions of this kind to  the population are welcomed, but perhaps it is different in Greenwood or in  the office of our esteemed contemporary.' Or maybe the editor has had so  much experience along the line indicated that he can write feelingly on  the subject.  Beginning tomonow the Great Northern discontinues its Sunday passenger trains to and from points north of  Spokane, which in British Columbia  means to Nelson, Rossland, Grand  Forks and Phoenix. It appears that  the railway company can now handle  in six days the passenger business offered in seven days, and so will economize to that extent. Onr may be sure  it would not be done in order to observe the Sabbath���-s most railways  ate not built that way.  This change will be felt at all points  where   the   Great   Northern   touches,  and the patrons of the   road   generally  will not see the change with very much  satisfaction, especially those   who used  the line for Sunday  outings.    In   British Columbia the Sunday mail service  will also be missed, and no mail whatever will be   received  at any   point in  the Boundary on   that   day, as   the C.  P. R. has never run  Sunday   trains to  this   district.    Even  in   the  old stage  days of ten years ago, there was a mail  service seven days in the week.  '4$ j'that of Cranbrook. In the auniver-  \ sary number, "Old Man" Simpson published a wealth of history of his town  that is exceedingly interesting. The  paper is perhaps the best, cleanest and  most up to-date exponent of weekly  journalism in British Columbia, and  the citizens of Cranbrook show their  wisdom in supporting it so generously.  This is not taffy, either, but tribute,  honestly earned.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  in v postoffice on earth .  HIIIMMM MM',  PLAIN TALK FROM THE DOCTOR  From the chorus of objections that  is already going up from points along  the line affected, we have an idea that  the dropping of the Sunday trains by  the Great Northern wili not be a permanent arrangement, but that, sooner  or later, the old seven-day service will  be put on again. Whether the mail  carrying contract permits the railway  to run seven, six, five or four days a  week, we do not know, but it would  be interesting to find out this point.  According to the laws of this province, the open season for trout began  last Wednesday, although the Dominion act says that the close season  for trout closes March 15th. However,  from this on will be the open season  for fish stories, and readers of the Pioneer should remember that this paper  will be glad to secure such stories when  well authenticated. For its size, probably no town in the province has more  enthusiastic fishermen than Phoenix,  and this, notwithstanding the fact that  every trip of this kind means travelling  from eight to 50 miles to the haunts of  the finny tribe. It may be said, also,  that in point of success���with the  goods as evidence���Phoenicians are  well to the fore when it comes to enticing members of the finny tribe.  ��it  Last week the Cranbrook Herald  published a profusely illustrated sixteen page issue, the occasion being the  tenth anniversary of the founding of  that excellent weekly. F. E. Simpson,  the editor, was one of the first business men in Cranbrook, so that the  history  of   the Cranbrook   Herald   is  A prominent physician, famous for  his success in the treatment of kidney and bladder troubles, stated that  to the following prescription is due a  great deal of his Buccess:  One  ounce fluid extract dandelion ;  One ounce compound aalatone ;  Four   ounces   compound   syrup  earsaparilla.  Mix and take a teaspoonful after  meals   and   at    bedtime,    drinking  plenty of water.  This mixture will, he says, positively cure any diseases arising from  weak, clogged or inactive kidneys,  and will assist these organs to  cleanse the blood of the poisonous  waste matter and acids, which if  allowed to remain, cause lumbago,  lame back, rheumatism and sciatica,  and at the same time will r -store the  kidneys to healthy normal action.  Tho ingredients, which are purely  vegetable and entirely harmless, can  be procured from any good druggist  and mixed at home at very little cost.  This advise will undoubtedly be  much appreciated by many readerr.  It is likely that a copper smelter will  be erected in Kamloops.  The average output of the Rossland  mines is 6,000 tons a week.  The hope of the Slocan is pinned to  the new zinc plant at Nelson.  H. M. Beach and ten miners are  traveling 370 miles on snowshoes between Port Essington and Manson  creek.  By June or July a stamp mill will be  running at the Golden Zone mine near  Hedley.  Good placer ground is reported to  have been found on the West Coast of  Vancouver Island.  It is reported that the low-grade  ores of Cobalt will be smelted in  British Columbia.  The Vancouver-Nmaimo Coal Min-  ��� rig Co. have encountered a seam of  cnal 15 feet thick on their property  near Nanaimo.  Work will shortly be pushed on the  railway line necessary to connect the  June group of mines with the southeast arm of Quatsino Sound, west coast  of Vancouver Island.  W. Thomas Newman, manager of  the Commadore mine on Texada Island, is of the opinion that some of  the biggest mines of the Province will  be developed on the island.  Development on the new rich strike  of gold ore on the lower levels of the  Le Roi in bringing gratifying results,  and will have a beneficial effect on the  value of the Le Roi shipments.  Boston capitalists have leased three  miles of the Fraser at Lillooet and ex-.  pect to build a $100,000 dredge for  the purpose of scooping out the yellow  stuff from the bottom of the river.  It is asserted that copper ore running from $60 to $100 per ton, is  being taken out of the Ikeda mines, at  the rate of 20 tons a day, which will be  increased to 50 tons daily when the  new machinery plant is installed. The  concern is Japanese from stem to  stern," being located on the coast.  One of the richest cars of copper  matte shipped from British Columbia  was sent from the Consolidated Mining and Smelting company's smelter at  Trail last week, to the refinery at Ta-  coma. It was worth a little more than  $32,000, and contained 41 per cent  copper, 35 ounces of silver and 45  ounces of gold to the ton. The company is shipping about fifteen cars of  matte a month.  PROVINCIAL.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 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, useful lo 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.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it ^.ives 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 approvnl, 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     POSTOKFICK     l��_OCK,     H'��UGHTC'W,  MICHIGAN.  Rheumatic Pains Relieved.  B. F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 years  of age, and for twenty years Justice of  Peace at Martinsburg, Iowa, says: "I  am terribly afflicted with sciatic rheumatism in my left arm and right hip. I  have used three bottles of Chamberlain's Pain Balm and it did mc lots of  good."    For sale by all druggists.  NOTICE.  Rossland will spend $1000 in fire  escapes for the city schools.  Sixteen more policemen are 10 be added lo the force in Vancouver.  Robert Dowswell has opened his  new $75,000 hotel in Kamloops.  In a couple of months'time Moyie  is to have a local telephone  system.  Dr. Higgins has been elected president of the Liberal Association in  Fernie.  Nakusp, New Denver and Arrowhead each have an amateur dramatic  society.  A sale of fruitlands at $600 per  acre was recently made near New  Denver.  The C. P. R. will shortly string  another telegraph wire from Nelson to  Rossland.  A steel bridge, to cost $43,000, is to  be built over Lynn Creek, near North  Vancouver.  Kamloops new courthouse will co.st  $56,000 and is to he completed on  December 1.  The lumber business has irnj roved  and all over the province mills are resuming operations.  Castlegat, the "hub of the Kootenay" is putting in a bid for the proposed provincial university.  Last year a Grand Forks man cleared over $700 from onions raised on  less than on acre of ground.  John Taylor is the new president;  R. J. Coulter vice-president, and T. E.  Kelly secretary of the Moyie Miners'  Union.  Kaslo is the center of a land clearing circle of about five miles in diameter and many settlers are turning their  heads in that direction.  It is said that the first contingent of  colonists brought out from England  under the auspices of the Salvation  Army were all of good appearance and  that the party represented a high standard.  L. M. Hagar, secretary-manager of  the Fruit ^nd Produce Exchange of  B. C , reports that he has arranged to  ship 60 cars of B. C< apples to Australia and 75 cars to the United States,  as soon as the fruit can be supplied.  The total of 1191 timber license  fees collected by the provincial government for the month of February  amounted to $160,317.15. This i��  more than double the amount collected  in February of the preceding year,  when the total amount was $65,315.70.  At a recent meeting of the Federal  cabinet, R. L. Drury, of Victoria, was  appointed to proceed to Japan as the  representative of the Japanese government to supervise the agreement between Hon. R. Lemieux with the  Japanese go\ernment regarding the  immigration of Japanese to Canada.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that UK-  Canadian Pacific Railway Company (as Lessee  on lhe Columbia and Western Railway) h��3 this  ���lay deposited in the 1'lstrict Land Registrv  Office at Kamloops in the Province of British  Columbia, a Plan Profile and Book of Reference  showing: a proposed branch line to the Kettle  Valley Lumber Company's Mill situate near  Grand Forks in the Yale District of the Province  of British Columbia, and that the said Canadian  Pacific Railway Company will, as soon after the  expiration of lour weeks from the first publication ot thit notice as the application can be  heard, apply to the Board of Commissioners for;  Canada at their Court-room In the City of Ottawa  under Section a22 of the Railway Act. to authorize the construction of the said railway branch  line in accordance with the povisious of the  Railway Act.  Dated at Vancouver this 21st day of February,  1908  R. MARPOLR,  General Executive Assistant.  MINERAL ACT.  Chamberlain's Coafh Remedy la Both Afree-  able aad Ellectlve.  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. \V. S. Felham, a  merchant of Ktrksville, Iowa, says:  "For more than twenty years Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has been my  leading remedy for all throat troubles.  It is especially successful in cases of  croup. Children like it and my customers who have used it will not take  any other."    For sale by all druggists.  66Every family should know the important fact that  catarrhal diseases claim many thousands of victims in  Canada each year.    In spring and summer, catarrh ot  the stomach, bowels, liver, kidneys and pelvic organs  is most common."  ---S. B. HARTMAN. Mi D.  D. J. Matheson  3.i0urance Hfient  1'IDKLITY     IIONDH,  COM.NiIrrlSIO.Nt5R    FOR  FIRE,       _JF_  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GLASS  TAKLINC5    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  fANADlANo  ^-PACIFIC TV,  ONE WAY COLONIST RATES  t PHOENIX    BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  Ask. for our Bottled  Beer  Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per ioo.  EASTERN  CANADA  TO  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER _ SONS, Props.  Office und Brewery, Banner St. Phoenix, B.C.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Monte Grand & California Fraction mineral  claim, situate in Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  Where located���Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby at  Agent for John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certlfi-  cate, No. B2031, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of ImptovemenU, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above claim.  And further Take .Notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the iu-  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thU 27th day of June. A D., 1907.  a8- FORBES M. KERBY, Agent.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1908 ORI! RECORD  Shipments and Smeller Receipts For Yeiir lo  Date.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at tho smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1908 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary    25>388 2 '9.45s  Rossland         5.900    ��5.��45  I'.ast Columbia River     1,969     28,546  .         33-323 313.488  KKCEll'TS���       25.3^  Trail   Northport (LeRoi). .  Marysville   Total  SMICI.TER  Granby.. .  5.407  i.9S��  219,458  60,950  19,890  5.73��  Total.  1,2,805 306,028  |t���S.l JAMKS DONSMCIR,  Lieutenant-Governor  CAN ADA, PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  I'DWAKDtiik SEVENTH, by the Grace of God,  of the United Kingdom of Great Britan and  Ireland, aud of the British ^ominioas beyond the -ens, King, Defendar of :he Faith,  Kuipr 1 or of India.  To   all   to whom these presents shall come,���  (jllRKTINO.  A  PROCLAMATION  W. J. Bowser, j VVTHHREAS by Section 6  Attorney-General j VV of the "dame Protection Act 1K9S," as recnacted bv Bection 19 of  lhe "(iaine Protection Act, Amendment Act,  1905." it Is enacted that it shall be lawful for the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council, by Proclamation to lie published In two successive issues of  the British Columlvn Gazette, to declare a close  seimou for geese In any part of the Province for  any period of time: and  Whereas Our said Lieteuant-Governor, by and  with the advice of his Executive Council, has  lieen pleased to direct, by an Order In Council in  Hint behalf, a close season for geese within the  GO-OWNERS' NOTICE.  To Olive Stbkn,oI Farran's Point, Ontario, and  J. S. C. Frabbr, of Rossland, British Columbia.  YOU ABE HEREBY NOTIFIED that I have  expenc ed $100.00 In labor and improv ineuts on  the "Laura B"'Mineral Claim, situate in Greenwood Camp, in the Greenwood Mining Division  of the District or Yale, as will appear by theCe--  tlficate of Work recorded October 8th, 1C07, In the  Office ofthe Mining Recorder for the said Greenwood Mining Division, in order to hold such  Claim for the year ending October nth, 1907,  and that I have also paid $2 50 for recording such  Certificate ol Work:  And if at the expiration of 90 days from the  first publication of this notice you tail or refuse  to contribute your proportions ofthe expenditures requhed under Section 34 ofthe Mineral  Act, to hold said Claim for the year above mentioned, together with all cost- of advertising,  your interests In said Claim will become vested  in the subscriber (a co-owner) under Section 4, of  the Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900:  The amount due from vou.Olivk Bt_kn,oii  account of such work, and recording the Certifi  cate thereol is $25.63, ami from you, J. 8. C.  I-ABbk, is JS 54.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C.theajrd day of January, 1908.  D. L. MCINTOMINEY.  ���a4  ��� 'oniity of Kootenay, until and including the 31st  dny of August, one thousand nine hundred  nd  eight.  Now   Know  Ye therefore, that  In persuance  th'reof, we do hereby proclaim a do c season for  geese within the County ofKootensy, until and  nicliiiliig the 31st day or August, one thousand  nine hundr'd ami eight.  In Testimony  Whereof, We hnve caused these  Our Letters to he made Patent and the Great  Seal of the snlil   Province   to be   hereunto  affixed: _ ..    ,  Witness, His Honour Jambs Dunsmdir. Lieut-  ensnt-Governor   of  Our   said   Province   of  British Columbia, In Our City ofVictoria, In  Our said Province, this 19th day of February,  In the year of Our  r ortl out thousand nine  hundred and eight, and the eight year of Our  Reign.  Uy Command,  Henrv Esson Youno,  Provincial Secretary.  K yovi owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.  Hospital Donations.  List of Donations received aim.t Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash$10 R- Uorrell  Cash $35 J- B. Macaulay  Cash Is A- E. Berry  Bookcase A. E. H. Clark  Bed Linen, 4 dos Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash fco E. T. Bank  Cash $to Jas. McCreath  Cash $15 Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple <*yrup ��� _ A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. BoyU  Old Linen ���. Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books _. Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash $30 ..A Grand Korks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  C<"d Wood F. Ruckle.*  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.   The most pertcctly. appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���iucludiug Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curatlv  propertied of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  tilments.  For Eliminating all MeUllicPolsons from th  System  The grandeur ol ihe scenery Is unrivalled  .Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,wnterlalls.  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excurslr us  tennis. Its winter cl'-nite '9 nnau massed for  mildness. II. KRY JtcINTOSH,  Ptoprietor  ALBERTA and  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  TORONTO,  BRANTFORD,  GUELPH,  LONDON,  GALT.  KINGSTON -  OTTAWA���  Via Port Arthur  or S. S. Marie  OTTAWA���  via Chicago  MONTREAL.  -  QUEBEC  ST. JOHN, N.B.  MONCTON.N.B.  HALIFAX  Correspondingly low rates from all intermediate points.  Tickets on Sale, Feb. 29 to April 29, '08  For further particulars, call on or write  C. E. MacPhbbson,   John Mok, D.P.A.  G. P.A.Winnipeg, JVIan.     Nelson, B.C.  $46.05  $50.10  \ $51.40  \ $52.45  . $52.70  - $56.00  \ $60.95  .   $63.45  if  M  w  m  *^  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to oe the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the I districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $.'.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.   Co.,   Phoenix, B.C.  N0TK-We have a tew Copies of the last PIONBKR ANNUAL left, price    J5 cents  each, or a copv will be lent free to a new subscriber.  w  \/T f*~ f *** g"-grg.  m  ?_Z_-i__.___. ___.__-_^^:[i  W  w  Provides a Christian home tor stnd-  entB of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  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PRICES, $1.00  Reserved  Without  Extra  Charge at Tom Brown's.  COMIC OPERA HERE  NEXT MONDAY  "Fra Diavolo" by the Beggar  Prince Company.  The Herald desires to  congratulate  Messrs Sheeley & Martin, Managers of  the Beggar Prince Opera Co., for the  magnificent entertainment to the public  Friday evening in  the presentation of  that popular opera, "Fra Diavolo."   It  is seldom that a town located as Cranbrook is, away up here in   the   mountains, is visited by an organization of  such merit as the Beggar Prince Opera  Co.    It is hardly possible that anyone  who was present Friday would say one  word of complaint.    On the contrary,  all seemed to be enthusiastic over jhe  singing and work of the company.   Mr  JVC. Taylor has a  magnificent tenor  voice,  while  Miss  Ethel   Batch   was  charming both in her singing and  acting, and the chorus was pleasing in the  extreme.���Cranbrook Herald.  WALTHAM WATCHES  = All Sizes and Prices. --__  " 17 JEWEL���  HEAVY NICKEL CASE, $I0  23 JEWEL���  14 KARAT, SOLID CASE, $75  We have them from the  smallest, no larger than  a 25 cent- piece, to the  ordinary lu'iivy working  watch.     ::::������  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  i3?team   ��*    Heated  In and Around Phoenix |  BRIEK   TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL "E  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. ���** J��  Apply to  JAMES riARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy and  well furnished rooms.  Dralalt- A-MMt    .:.-.-������.. Phoenix. B C.  Dry wood  in   car  lots  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  '���What Women Will Do" will be at  the opera house on April 9th.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T- Gardner.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's* Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  Thrasher, the Druggist, carries a  fresh line of Lowney's chocolates of all  kinds.  The subject for Sunday at the Methodist church will be, ��� 'Saved by the  Skin ofthe Teeth."  The curling season in Phoenix is  over. This week the ice was soft, and  no games were played.  Don't forget the apron sale, to be  held by the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church April 8th.'  Last Sunday Mrs. James Morgan  presented her husband with a fine boy  at their home on the New York town-  site.  The Tenessee Jubilee Singers will  be here about the middle of April.  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick, as they are going fast.  Closing out sale of new and second  hand goods. H. J. Clint, Copper  street, Greenwood.  April 1 st is the date of the grand inaugural ball of Phoenix Nest No. 168,  Order of Owls.  It will pay you to see N. Binris if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock-in most lines.  Come and get first choice of Baby,  Carriages and Go-Carts at Burns, the  Furniture Man. -.-  Mrs. A. H. Starks, of Grand Forks,  spent Sunday here, visiting her daughters, Mrs. R. G. Gardner and Mrs.  Albin Almstrom.  Information has reached here that  Mrs. Duncan J. Weir, who formerly  resided in Phoenix, recently presented  her husband with twins at Ravenna,  Ont.  All   Guaranteed   Satisfactory  or. Money Refunded.  E. A BLACK, __________  Clothing I  O ��D^_��X_������^^  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. _NOB HiElRAVK..Bi��1io_���i���.  JAY   TAYLOR,    LEADING    TENOR     WITH  THE BEGGAR PRINCE OPERA CO.  Next Monday the Beggar Prince  Opera Co. will present that old  favorite, "Fra Diavolo," at the Phoenix  Opera house, and, from what can be  learned, the show will be well worth  attending. Reserved seats can be obtained, as usual, at Tom Brown's store.  SiwSXSffifflSxsxw,;,}  %  WALLPAPER  v'  4  ��� -  (i  o  BABY CARRIAGES AND GO-CARTS  Just arived a fine line.    Come and get first choice.  BINNS THE FURNITURE MAN  _T-CDEI_T____ING  SPECIALTIES  PICTURE FRAMING  T  _4__^AA^A_4__C_^A4_____-_ii-__G_fQA_fe  FULLER ORANGES  Are the Best-  SOLD AT-  V-A  'Phone No. 64  Church Services Tomorrow  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 am. A cordial welcome  to.all.   Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  \ MINERS    OPERA    HOUSE.  THURSDAY, April 2.  Holden  Bros.  & Edwards  .     .      .      PRESENT     ...  LILLIAN MORTIMER'S  EVERY  WOMAN  SHOULD  SEE THIS  PLAY  Harry James wired the Pioneer yesterday from Nelson that he heard the  Beggar Prince Opera* Co. there, and  the show is A i.    It's here Monday.  This week . McElroy's Phoenix-  Greenwood stage has been running  through on wheels. Around the city,  however, sleighs are still in use.  Sam H. Mullin was operated on for  appendicitis at the Phoenix hospital  on Thursday by Drs. MacLean and  Spankie, and appears to be doing all j  right.  Mrs. W. G. Fraser and Mrs. D. G.  McKenzie gave a ten-cent tea Monday  afternoon at the residence of the former, for ladies of the Presbyterian  church and their friends.  Giovanni Cavion,aged 24, died at the  hospital  on   Thursday  from   Bright's  disease.    He  was a  member of     miners' union and. will be buried tc~\  morrow by that organization. Deceased hud been living in a cabin near  the Rawhide most of the winter, and  was not brought to the hospital till 7  p. hi., dying at 4 a. m. He has a  cousin here and his father, who lives  in Fernie, will arrive tomorrow,  J. B. Cook and wife arrived last  Saturday from London, England, where  Mr. Cook was engaged on a newspaper. The couple were married just  before starting, Mrs. Cook being a  sister of Danny Deane,  Latest Mining Stock Quotttlons.  [Corrected by Mighton & Cavanflgh,  Nelson, B. C, to March 25, 1908.]  The Ptock market ia a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling ia pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  Speadlog $15,000 at Halcyon.  Harry Mcintosh, proprietor of the  famous Halcyon Hot Springs on Arrow lake, was in the city yesterday on  his first visit. He states that he is  securing an increasing patronage at his  popular resort, and that this year $15,-  000 will be spent in improvements  there, including a modern electric light  plant, etc. The fame ofthe healing  qualities of Halcyon waters is increasing, and the demand for the bottled  Lithia water is also growing. In fact  Mr. Mcintosh took an order for a carload of the water from James McCreath  in Greenwood, who will hereafter be  the agent for that town and Phoenix.  Mr, Mcintosh is an old hotel man,  and gives satisfaction, while in the  bottling department alone he employs  six people.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Chas. Dickens   Cons. Sraeltera   Copper King   Domin. Copper   Galbraith Coal.:.....  Gertie    Granby   Hecla (C.D.A.)   International C. & C.  Kendall ..   the I Missoula Copper   \Nabob   ; Oom Paul    Panhandle Smelter...  Rambler-Cariboo.;.-..  Rex   Snowshoe   Snowstorm-.   Suilivan .   Snllivan Bonds   Stewart ........  bii>  .15  4.75  ���16>_  69.00  ���04>_  2.12>6  .22  85.00  3.00  .69  .1.00  ���09K  ���0&2  .063.  .05%  .25  ���13>_  .10^  1.88  .01  .78  ASKED  .30  4.87>fc'  .20  75.00  .(*K  2.25  .28  .04J��  95.00  3.50  .75  1.10  .12  .04^  ���07>5  ���05%  ���27J.  .16  .12  1.94  .013.  67.50  .90  Dominion flections.  TaMttoo Electoral District  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We. furnish'the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  (Q. Cavaivatigfo.  Drawer 1082  CLEAN  PURE  MORAL  The George R. Naden Co., Ltd.,  has been gazetted at Victoria, with a  capital of $50,000, to conduct a general  insurance and realty business.  After seeing "No Mother to Guide  Her" which comes lo the opera house  on Thursday, April 2nd, you will readily understand why Harry K. Thaw  killed Stanford White at the Madison  Square Roof Garden in New York  City. The play is said to teach a  beatiful lesson and does not contain  one impure line.  MOTHER  TO  GUIDE HER  A   COMPLETE   .  SCENIC    PRODUCTION. .  .  IT  IS   TO  LAUGH  BROKERS  Nelson, B. C.  Phone 110  ON THE   STAGE  EVERYTHING  REPRODUCED  THAT  IS    PICTURED   ON   THE  BILLBOARDS.  Songs  Dances  Fun  (>j525___SB______5_5_________5__c,5.i  Subject to Confirmation,  WE WILL  BUY.  rooo to 10,000 B. C. Araal. Coal .  20 to      200 B. C. Copper ,  5 to      30 Cons. Smelters  5000 to 10,000 Can. Gold Fields    .  1000 to    3,000 Diamond Vale Coal  20 Gianby . ��  2,000 Rambler Cariboo   .  50 Sullivan Bonds  rooo Snowstorm  A   Convention   of   the  Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-Cariboo will be held at  EDISON HALL, VERNON  Od Thursday. Apr!! 2M 1909.  for the purpose of selecting a candidate  to contest toe forthcoming Dominion  Elections in the interests of the Liberal-  Conservative Party. Local Associations  are requested to meet and appoint delegates at" once. Representation at the  Convention will be by delegations from  the Provincial Electoral Districts of  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen,  Okanagan, Kamloops, Yale, Lillooet and  Cariboo. One delegate will be appointed  for each twenty or fraction of twenty  votes cast at each poll. Accredited delegates may vote either in person or by  proxy, but not more than five proxiee  shall be held by any one delegate.  Chair will be taken at 2 p.m. All  Conservatives are invited to attend the  Convention, but only accredited delegates will be allowed to vote.  PRICE ELLISON,  Pres. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.  J. A. McKELVIE,  Sec,  Yale-Cariboo Conservative  Assn.  As \v.; ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  tin  M*i  Jas.  McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���g  Jteam Laundry Co.;  loenix 3team  LIMITED.  J  With the newest and most modern machinery, we urt* ii'iw in  a   position to handle the   largest  or  smalli-st  or.lers  ���will' dispatch iind at the lowest p'lssilili-inii-i-f.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  r  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manner.  Dominion Ave.,  Pboenlx, B C.  The  -<r  liam Hunter Co*, Limited.  Bnmtninn Auntm*.  r to  500 to  5 to  TOO   tO  PRICES, $1.00, 75c, 50c.  If you will  trade at Prices named,  use the Phone or Wire at our expense.  please  MIGHTON <E�� CAVANAUGH      UROKKRS, __=____==--ais_so_==^  &25-___Z_2__5_SaSH5___5i!5^^  lens Suits  Men's  Hats  Men's  Shirts  Hen s Sho<_s  and  Chil-  LaQ.;_  drSh s liood<  If Yo_t 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 S-tffts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirt' .n golf and negligee with attached and detached cutis plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  lV?0nfS ShoCS Our line of shoes is  compete, you   should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress   s :����� s ���  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Sf��itS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and ee  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' C ������> ars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  'V.V*v_- !���*,"  ",,T(UJ4V-."'.''"-If*-1 "i'v    "���"   iSi^t i-_i.-I<\.,,.{}..'.,<1��v��.i1__-._!-.,'_*._   ��;..��� vi'.__-_ _-    .�����'-'. n_il ZJnVi !���]."' "l    i-��..   _ .. .__M H.l...jv_ ���,--,-���--���    -..

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