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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 18, 1907

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 !  (Legislative Library    i i^'i  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Eighth Ykak.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. MAV   13, 1907.  No.    26  Oar Spring Suits have arrived  and ;iwait your inspection.  liusidt's Campbell's, we have  stocked a complete line . of the  celebrated "F 1 T R E K O R M"  clcihing. These suits aii: cut  in the latest style and sell themselves.  S^P  What   about   your  We have them in all  at any price.  new   hat?  styles, and  *��  We are introducing this spring  an entire new line of nobby  American Soft Shirts���they are  right up-to-date, you should have  a couple.  *��  As usual we lead in the display of Men's Shoes, Fancy  Vests and all other lines of Gent's  Furnishings.  COMING AND GOING  I'KOM   CRANIIROOK     UkKALD.  *M^W��4  -  Ml  At Snuttftftrg iltoia  M  WALL  PAPEE  We make no idle boast, when  we say that we have the finest selection of WALL PAPER ever shown  in Phoenix, and at prices to suit  every one, ranging from 25c. to $1.00  for a double roll, comprising all the  best shades in Ingrains, Light and  Dark with the new Scenic Borders  in Landscape effects to go with them.  We have them in Silk and Brocade  effects, in Panel effects, Flowered  effects, and the effect they will have  on your Parlor, Sitting Room, Bed  Room or Dining Room will be marvelous, and for the finishing touches  to the wood work, we have  VARNISH   STAINS  in Oak, Golden Oak, Antique Oak,  Dark Oak, Rosewood, Cherry, Walnut and Mahogany.  In art enamels we have White,  Sky Blue, Pink, Red, Green, and  Black and a full line of Floor Paints,  and House Paints in all the best  shades.  jtWtiti (EWnpaoft  B. C. Copper is the only copper  producer that appears on the Boundary  shipping or smelting tonnage list this  week.  It is understood to be the intention  to add to the ore bunker capacity of  the Dominion Copper Co.'s Rawhide  mine in this camp.  A total of 8,788 tons of ore were  treated this week at the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter, made up as lollows:  Mother Lode, 6,042; Napoleon, 373;  Oro Denoro, 173; limma, 5.  Not a wheel is turning just now in  Summit camp, the employees of the  several mines taking a vacation during  the coke shortage at the district smelters.  Franklin camp and the North Fork  section generally will experience not a  little development work this season,  from all appearances, several outfits  having gone up there already this  month. _      , ���-��������� -   ...'.1..  Manager Shallenberger states that  the new electric hoist at the Moreen  mine is giving the best of satisfaction.  The shaft will be sunk another hundred feet, when the big ledge will be  crosscut.  Recently the C. P. R. completed a  new spur for the B. C. Copper Co.'s  Oro Denoro mine in Summit camp. A  large tonnage can now be taken out of  this property most economically from  the lowest level yet opened up. This  mine now has three C.P.R. sidetracks  and one on the Great Nonhern.  It is hardly expected that shipping  will be resumed at the Snowshoe mine  before June 1st, owing to putting in  heavier rails and the electric locomotive equipment. When shipments are  recommenced, however, they are likely  to be heavier than ever before in the  history of the Snowshoe mine.  Coke is now beginning to come  across the mountains from the Crow's  Nest for the Boundary smelters, and,  as this is expected to continue in increasing quantity with more men constantly going to work in the lately  tied up coal mines, another week or  ten days should see enough coke on  hand so that the Granby and Dominion smelters can resume.  oo��mamwwmw��ammm��m  A force of 12 men is now employed  at the Jewel mine, Long Lake camp,  of which D. Roberts is superintendent.  A new pump is to be installed before  long, after which'the force is likely to  be increased and' development on the  lower levels be more vigorously prosecuted.  The hydro-electric power plant at  Cascade has been shut down for some  days, to give a chance to clean out the  long flume while, little was doing at  most of the Boundary's big mines and  smelters. Boundary's pioneer power  concern will soon -be doing business  again, however,.-though later it will  likely be closed and held as a reserve  by the West Kootenay Power & Light  Co., which recently purchased it out-  Jight.  The British Columbia Copper Co.  continues to be the only one of the  three large copper producers of the  Boundary that has coke enough to operate its large smeltmg.plant at Greenwood. It has been steadily operated  this, week with two furnaces, and while  coke has certainly, been none too  plenty, a little is coming in from the  Crow's Nest coke ovens, and it begins  to appear as though this smelter would  be able to run along till plentiful supplies are available from the collieries���  and, if so, it will be the only Boundary J  smelter in this fortunate position.  Some years ago the company owning the Little Bertha group on the  North Fork of Kettle river shipped  some 200 tons of ore to the Granby  and Northport smelters, getting returns of from $34 to $70 per ton.  Lacking transportation, however, the  property remained idle for a long time.  The new company recently taking over  the property is doing development and  making a good shewing, including such  prominent Grand Forks business men  as Jeff Davis, W. K. C. Manly, W. H.  May, Thos. powers, Dr. C. M. Kingston, R.A. Henderson and E.C. Lane.  Now that the Kettle Valley railway's  North Fork extension has been built  close to the property, the group has  excellent facilities for shipping. Alex  Miller, of Greenwood, is also largely  interested, an important ore find having been made in the mine within the  last two weeks.  APRIL SHOWED  117,907 TONS  Largest  Output   For  Many  Months,  But Most Boundary Shippers  Are Now Resting.  A compilation of figures regarding  the ore output of the mines of the  Boundary for the month of April shows  that that month was the best for more  than half a year in the Boundary^ although May is falling down badly', on  account of the coke shortage. Shipments from the several mines of the  Boundary that have been sending out  ore, are figured as follows, in tons:  Granby mines         B. C. Copper Co.:  Mother Lode   ..     21,040  Emma     .... . ...   :    1,470  B. C. Mine      ... 40  Morrison  340  Dominion Copper Co.:  Brooklyn ...     ...       4>4bo  Rawhide        5.024  Sunset              2,626  Mountain Rose 357  Idaho         813  70,518  Mrs. John Swanson returned early  this week from a visit to Nelson.  1 ���iiiican Ross, M.P., of Gtetnwood,  returned this week, via Spokane, from  Ot'tawa. ',       ���..,       .'.'..'. . '    ;:X :'.i;  Mrs. Joe Black has gone to Rock-  fonl, Minn., her old home, to visit for  ;i f��-w months. .-. -'' -..        *   ,  Mrs. F. J. McDougall left Monday  morning to visit her parents in Vancouver for a couple of months.  G. L. McNicol, secretary of the  Cariboo-McKinney Lessees, made a  trip to the property this week.  F. G. Neims, manufacturing jeweler,  arrived from Nebraska Wednesday,  and accepted a permanent Dosition  with E.f A. Black. ;   r .   ���  Steve Swanson, foreman at the  Granby mines, returned Tuesday from  a vacation, which he spent in and  around Spokane.  William G. Fraser, master mechanic  at the Granby mines, returned Tuesday  from spending a week at Halcyon Hot  Springs on Arrow Lake.  J. P. Graves, general manager of the  Granby Consolidated, returned Sunday  to Spokane, from a trip to New York  and other eastern points.  O. B. Smith, Jr., wife and daughter,  and L. Y. Birnie, wife and daughter,  went over to Kootenay lake last Saturday to enjoy a week's fishing at some  of the famous pools.  Rev. Chas. W. Whittaker, pastor of  the Methodist church, left Monday to  attend the annual Methodist confer-:  ence being held this week at Vernon,  expecting to be absent about ten days.  John W. Astley, for several years  superintendent ofthe Snowshoe mine  and later of the LeRoi mine, sailed  from England May 17th, and will  shortly be in British Columbia again,  in much improved health.  William Hunter, M.L.A., of Silver-  ton, owner of the William Hunter,  Ltd., with a large store in Phoenix,  was a visitoi here early this week. 'He  will shortly begin work on some silver-  lead properties in which he is interested  in the Slocan country.  BONDED LEROI  FOR $30,000  Promising Claim Near  Camp McKinney*  Phoenix   Syndicate   of   Ten  Starting   Development.  22,Sgo  Snowshoe  Providence  Elkhorn  Strathmore  Duncan  3.2S9  ���,030  110  3��  20  20  Boundary Customs Receipt*.  R. ~R.~ Gilpin,"customs"officer at  Grand Forks, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts at  the various sub-customs offices, as reported to that office for the month of  April:  Among the Railway Men.  The new steel on the C. P. R.  Phoenix branch has been laid from the  Snowshoe mine to Hartford Junction.  Last Wednesday a strike of machinists on the C. P. R. west of Kenora  took place, when many men laid down  their tools. At the Eholt shops of the  company about nine men <|uit work.  It is now stated that the work of  constructing the Kootenay Central  railway, from Golden to Cranbrook,  will be undertaken forthwith from both  ends of the proposed line. It will  open up a rich territory.  This week the C. P. R. wrecker  from Revelstoke finished picking up  the parts of the wreck of 14 ore cars  which ran away on February 2d, just  below the Rawhide mine, in which  Howard Rushton, a brakeman, was instantly killed.  The report is now current that it has  been fully decided to proceed at once  with the continuation of the construction of Kettle Valley extension up the  North Fork, about 16 miles ol it now  being ready for the steel, which has  been laid to the first crossing at Eagle  City, where a bridge is being put in.  Without previous notice, the summer  time table was placed in effect on the  Boundary system of the C. P. R. on  Wednesday of this week. The passenger train now arrives at Phoenix at  3.00 p m., and departs at 3.15 p.m.,  and no connections are made either  way at Eholt for Greenwood, Boundary Falls or Midway.  McGill Students Visit Phoenix.  Last week Friday a party of a score  of McGill summer mining school  students arrived here in their private  car, in charge of Prof. J. Bonsall  Porter. They had been to Greenwood  and the Mother Lode mine, and while  here all day Saturday took in the mines  of this camp. Prof. Porter has visiced  Phoenix several times before, and  found several friends here. He is professor of mining at McGill, and the  boys were taking in the important  mines on route. On their itinerary  were Cobalt, Lethbridge, Coleman,  Frank, Moyie, Nelson, Rossland and  Tr.iil, expecting to reach Vancouver  by May 24th.  April total    117,907  The Granby's record for April exceeded that for any month since last  fall, and the B. C. Copper Co.'s record  is the highest in the history of the  company. That of the Snowshoe,  also, is a large one for that mine. As  the B.C. Copper Co. is the only smelter having coke this month, the other  two have been idle and the May story  will be a very small one.  Thus far this year the Boundary output by months, in tons, has been as  follows: -  January      60,003  February      53>965  March...    100,219  April    n7.9��7  Grand Forks  * Green wood  Phoenix ...  Keremeos...  Carson  * Midway ...  Sidley  Cascade .;.'  *Osoyoos ..  Total    ...  $2,163.23  J.967-43  1,536,63  i��7-55  75-86  73-38  47-50.  43-��9  25-35  $6,040.02  ������Now under port of Greenwood.  Phoenix is becoming somewh it  noted for its mining syndicates���men  who get together, secure a/favorable  bond on some promising mineral claini  and agree to put their money into ih.  development of the property, with :i.  view to proving it up and eventually  making it a producer and of ��� value.  They have seen what has been accum  plished in the past by co-operation an-1  intelligent development, and are willing  to embrace favorable opportunities in  this line���thus doing legitimate mining  in-the ground, instead of mining the  public, and having the satisfaction of  knowing that their money has been  honestly spent, whatever the results  may be.  This'week another syndicate Was  formed here for this purpose, and is  composed almost entirely of men who  have been employed at the Granby  mines. It is called the LeRoi development syndicate, and has securedra  bond on a claim called the LeRoi,  about six miles from Camp M cKinney.  The syndicate met and organized this  week, Dan Patterson being chosen  president and Palmer Cook secretary  and treasurer. The other members of  the syndicate are John McKay, Nicholas Bailie, Walter Cook, Walter Ross,  John Wilson, Frank J. McDougall,  Gilbert Kay and Anson A. White���  ten in all.  A bond for $30,000 was taken on  the LeRoi, which is owned by James  Copeland, with liberal terms for payment, as the development proceeds.  It is a copper:gold proposition, and is  situated between the North and South  Forks of Rock creek. The ledge has  been cut for some 80 feet and so far  the hanging wall has not been found.  Assays thus far give eight per cent  copper, $3 in gold and 4 oz. silver.  The property already has a 50-foot  shaft, in ore all the way down.  Men were sent to the mine this  week, to prepare for work, and it is the  intention to sink the shaft another 50  feet at once, and crosscut the ledge.  As the property is located but four  miles from the V. V. & E. railway,  connected with a good wagon road,  shipments can be made readily when  the time arrives.  Latest Prices in Metals.  New York���Copper, electrolytic, $24 -  00 @ $24.75; lake. *24-75 @ $25.50.  Bar Silver, 65^  J^ftii. *fl.00 to S6.05:  2 BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  \  \  I  j  NAME OF COMPANY.  AUTHORIZED  CAPITAL.  SHARKS.  DIVIDENDS.  Issu ed  Par  Paid  1006  Total    ;   Latent  to Date :     Date  Ami.  Per  Sh.  Cariboo-McKloney���gold-   Ciranhy Consolidated���copper.  $ 1,250,000  15,000,000  200,000  1,350,000  135,000  31,000  Ji  $100  *5  $   546,837 i Feb. 1904  1  2,158,630 Mar. 1907  38,224 iSept. 1906  $1,620,000  16,000  3-oo  ���5��  Total..-.    332>��94  -<V^4  April School Report.  Principal   Thornber   furnished  the  Shareholders Took 99 Per Cent.  A report from Boston states that the  second installment, amounting to $2.50  per share, of subscriptions to 116,160  shares of B.C. Copper Co., Ltd.,  is now payable. An official says that  fully 99%, or practically all of the  allotment was taken by stockholders in  the ratio of 30% of holdings. Directors  take whatever remains.  In January the management decided  to increase the company's capital from  $2,000,000 to $3,000,000 by an  issue of 200,000 shares, par $5 each.  The company at that time had in its  treasury 212,800 shares; it was decided  to issue 116,160 to stockholders, so  that at the present time there are in  the treasury 96,640 shares of unissued  stock.  following report of the Phoenix public  school for April too late for insertion  last week:  Total daily attendance, 143s; actual  attendance, 1411^; average daily attendance, 76.S5; average actual attendance, 75,49; pupils actually  attending,  95-  I'KKI-'KCT   ATTKNDANCE.  I)IV.   2  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Mav  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1900, for 1501. lor  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for X906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Fioneer-  A Mink,      Camp.  T Grauby Mines..Phoenix  ��� Snowshoe. .Phoenix  ���  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother t,ode Deadwd  B. C. -Mine Summit  Kuinia -Summit  Oro Deuoro ...Summit  Hounie Belle Deadwood  1900  64.553  297  5.34��  ���9,494  1901  231,762  1.731  99,034  47.405  650  1902  309,858  20,800  141.326  14,811  8.530  1903  393.718  71,212  138,079  ���9,365  3'.937  '5.537  1904         1905       1906       1907  549.703   653,889 801.40.4 l9":,38o   ��...      8,4-26    26,570  Past  Week  ���  A  ���  niv. 1  Robert J. Draisey  Albert Elmgreen  Daisy Horrell  Annie Isaacson  Etta Murray  Edward Murray  Mabel McKeown  Grace McKenzic  Ada Pierce  Gladys Pickard  Edward Swanson  Elizabeth Spilhaugh  &  Ruth Blackmore  Richard Elmgreen  Sigre Elmgreen  Percy Fife  Bessie Heidman  Annie McKeown  Johnnie Mussatto  Marcella Mussatto  Marian' Mussatto  Umberto.Mussatto  Jessie Pierce  Harry Routhier  Edna Swanson  Elmer Swanson  Natlin Tinetli  Clotilde Vezzetti  Joe Ve/./.etti  John Vezzetti  Arthur Walters  Freddie Walters  Doris Birnie  Timber locators are now after  limits around the headwaters ol  West Fork of Kettle river and in  adjacent localities.  1,200  1,076  2,250  160  Domiuiou Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Steni-Phnix  Iiluho Phoenix  Kawhlde Phoenix  Sunset Dendwood  Mouutn Rose Summit  Athel��tau_ Wellington  Morrison ...Deadwood  K. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Relinnce Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Winnipeg....Wellington  GoldenCrown Wellugtn  KiilK Solomon W.Coppr  Uig Copper W.Coppr  No. 7 Miue Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Loug Lake  Riverside...Kock Creek      A Cnrini West Fork      Y Sally West Fork      ^  Ksmbler   West Folk      A Butcher Boy..West Fork   ..  7  Duncuii West Fork      Y Provideuce...Providence      A Klkhoru Providence      A Strathmoie.Providence      Y Preston ..Skylark      Y Prince Heury....Skylark      A Skylark Skylark      6 Lust Chance Skylark      ��� K. P. U. Mine...Skylark      A Bay Skylark     A Mavis Skylark      7 Don Pedro Skylark      A Cresccut Skylark      A Helen Greenwood      ��� Ruby Boundary Falls      Republic Bouudary FllJ      Miscellaneous      3.33��  550  1,040  7.455     '5.73'  '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.       5.646  3.339  150  S6o  174,298    174,567  105,000 69 7SS   ~       1.4SS 1,370  37.960       9,485     II S"M 3-9��5  16,400       3,007      3.1-7 Sa  24.033  2,019  20,149  7.75*  1,212  "19  ���  873  785  625  482  363  219  167  34,350  55-73'  140 6.S5   -.-  2.960  3.070  25.10S  20,032  3.'50  3."56  48,390  :.759  4.747  3.SS5  4.586  1,833  3.450  232  304  33  33  '50  ���'���"-���"  5S6  3��  79  '45  SO  9  IS  726  77"  l,I|0  3*5  150  40  1.10  IS  ��� 53  535  5S9  50  6S9  300  255  73  20  45  3.456  3*5  500  Total,tons    90,600   390,800   508,876 690.419  Smelter treatment���  '     Granby Co....-    63.387   ��3��,828   SUMO 401.921  B.C.CopperCo -   t'7.6u   148,600 162,913  Dominion Copper Co-     '3*.570  829,808 933,54s l,'6i,537 304i9'J      WyJ  596,252  210,484  30,930  687,988 82.S.S79 205,415  210,830   123.740 110,641  84,059   ii^.Su    51,771  8,788  Total reduced...   63,389  348,439   460,940   697,404   837,666932.8771,171,130167,827     s 78h  ;1IU  111 11  h if H  era;/)  nt *  ill"  ?''Is  1,1 i  1  iWfcfia  >{  Utl'  ������&& it  mm  M  l.vi  w  m  mm  mm  mi-  mm  m��  '������V.   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  WELCOME GUEST IN ffiVER��;  HOME IT ENTERS IS  rrHE OBSERVATORY  V Tbinub Talkkd ok at  1 Home and Klskwhbkk  CANADIAN   INDUSTRIES PAV.  IT, SOON .BECOMES "ONE  OFTHE^'FAMILYV AND A  1MUCH r APPR ECI ATE D  '���'member; Tbo.  IS  if IA[YOUR NOME   YET?  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  INSOBDOM RATUBDAVH ��* TBS  P IONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at raoBHix. a. c.  W. B. WILLCOX. MANftatM.  | Business otBce No, 14.  1 Manager's residence. No. 15.  Telephones  ���OMCKIPTIOlia IN.ADVa.HCB.  Per Ye������r ..-   81sMonth*.....   To the United State*, per year ���..  .. I.��5  ;. 2.50  If you are not aiubacr ber.lo this paper; Ihia  la an invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rate* furnuhea on application.  Legal noticea io and 5 cents per Hue.  Four weekly Inaertlona constitute one month'*  .��'Irirt not  and instead of running the mail service  of Canada like a pawnbroker's skinnery.  Postmaster-General Rodolphe Lemieux  would do well to look   into the bona  fides of such concerns as the British-  American Copper Mines and Smelter  Co., and thereby save many a Canadian  dollar from getting into  the  hands of  sharpers.    The  issuance of a   fraud  order,   by,  both  governments,   would  soon put a  stop  to  their fishing for  suckers   through   the  mails,  at  least  under the rpresent; polysyllabic, mellif-  uous, hyphenated title. "  In the past the Pioneer has seen fit  to criticise the postmaster-general ol  Canada for some of his rulings and  for the lack of good mail service generally in the west���and the Pioneer believes that it was justified in so doing.  But the.Pioneer also believes in being  fair, no matter who is concerned, and  wishes to score one in favor of the  Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux.  Mr. Lemieux has secured tlie cooperation of the London postoffice  authorities so that a low postage rate  is now made on British newspapers  and periodicals mailed to Canada. In  the interests of a closer bond between  Canada and the mother country, this  should have been done long ago. It r urders  may cost Canada a few dollars, but  it   many , foreign  is  monev wp}} enpnr ^        '  Another Successful Vear of a Leading Can-  '   fldlnn Manufactory.  Montreal, Jan. 19.���The annual  meeting .of-the shareholders ofthe  Slater Shoe Company was held at their  offices in Montreal a few days ago.  The address of the President laid  stress on the continuous upward progress of the Company's business since  the standard price Slater Shoe became  the feature of their business.  The Slater Company  were the first  Canadian     manufacturers    to    adopt  newspaper advertising  as   an  adjunct  to the more economical selling of their  goods.    In   five years their  business  has more than doubled.    In-1906 the  iiicreiistt over 1905 was exactly $200,-  ��o��-    While   this  year  achieves   the  largest gross increase  in a single year,  ii is also by far the largest percentage  of increase   in   twelve   months.    The  orders fur the first two months of their  present fiscal year exceed those of the  corresponding months of the previous  yvar^by $159,000.  Ninety-eight new agencies were  opened, by the Company during the  year..   Orders came   unsolicited from  The Housewife's Delight  Is a Cup of Delicious and Refreshing  Packed in Sealed Lead Packages only,  to preserve its many excellent qualities.  HIGHEST AWARD, ST. LOUIS, i 906. ah c,o��,s.  i. n. HALLtrr  Bakkistkr, Solicitor,  NOTAKV Pl,,,, u  Cable Address:       ILW.LUTT.  ( llcdfbid M Nel-s  Code \ Moieliiif      Neat's  t Leiber's  ('tltBKNWOQU, ]5,(J.  TUCK    COLLIN s  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral n  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave.   rHOENIx, Ii. Q  is money well spent  Speaking   of  postoffice   matters���:  which, by the way, come very close to  countries, .including  South Africa, the West Indies and  from Newfoundland. The President  pointed out the need for more factory  accommodation. "VVe have outgrown  our present quarters," he  said.    The  aa*��a*aj**at^*iMnA0��4��tawa*MMig  Greenwood St&ge  0110  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m. V  '' " lower town, 10.00a.m. J-Standard Time  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p.m. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH II. JAMES, KN03 HILL AVE.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A.F. and'A.M.  -'^'ci'V       Kefiular communication R p. m,    Se  i Ct j->     ond Thursday oft-ach month.  'x'VVf   Kmergeiit meetings nscallediMnKonir  \y   >      Hall, McIInle llluck.  GKo, Ii. i)i-;  Secretary.  J.J. STKi.TZ|.;i  W..\J,  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  the.people at large���we do not   blame directors  arranged  to  hold  a special  Mr. Lemieux in the least for wishing a | meeting to  deal  with factory require-1  new arrangement for the  interchange  of second-class mail   matter  with   the  " High 'Hartekd Monopoly.  Publishers of. daily newspapers in  Canada���especially in the western part  ���have long.been aware of the indescribably poorness.telegraphic service  furnished   by -the  C. p. R.t and for  United States, when Canada was doing  ten times the carrying that Uncle Sam  was under the agreement. But it was  not playing fair to either American  of Canadian publishers to put the new  rates���an increase of 400 per cent���  without a half year's or year's notice.  Subscriptions are paid that much in  advance and receipts are given, and  under the "new rules put into effect  last week, the American and-Canadian publishers will be out of pocket  thousands of dollars as  a result.    Of  ! ments and extension.  The financial report of the Secretary-  Treasurer, with the dividend declaration of 7 per cent, on both preferred  and common stock, and asubstantial  balance added to the rest account, was  received with approval by the shareholders.  The Board of Directors were elected  as follows: Charles E. Slater (President), William Starke (Vice-President)i'  Anson McKim, J. N. McKim, W. F.  Borland, William Smith, J. W. Woods  and ..Major. Robert Starke���Hunter-  Kendrick Co., Ltd., Phoenix.  D. J. Matheson  insurance -agent  FIDELITY    UONDS.  FlllK,       XAl'K  AM'  \CCJDK\T,  I'l.ATK   G1>ASS  I. O. O. F.  SNOVVSIIOK I.OUCKNU..6  Meets every Hominy Kveiiliig   at Miners' HhI  Visiting brethren cordially invlterl.  Join) Mclver,   N. *��.  c!<Ht.TON Cook, Kec. Sec'y.  Wm.  l'ickard. 1'er. Fin. Secy.  COMMISSlOXHR    FOB    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   jB.C.  A. D. MORRISON  J~V,?ELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspcctarfor S. F. & N,  (High CInss Goods always In Slock.)  GllASli  t'OKKN,   H.O.  Clothing!  ���     The BEST, Cheapest     ��  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT1C  ��� ....��.���..���, Bunko,  Blnck Hear  Kinctlonnl   Min  Bank of Knglmid, Bunk of  I'll  jjlmid VriictlciMl,  I   Clll'IllB,   Kltlllltr  "ivislon ol   Hritish  which,the highest .price the traffic will  course new subscriptions will be at in  'bear-is exacted.    And it matters not creased rates m either country to parts  that objections are raised to, at times,  getting fjart service or. indifferent reports evidently made us .by a twenty-  dollar-a-month.clerk in the Vancouver  office, .the full pound of flesh is exacted  monthfafter month.  Recently the Nelson Daily News  complained of' the miserable press  service given-by the C. P. R , and the  intimation reached Editor Deane that  he hadfbetter keep still or they would  shut .off his press service,entirely. But  -MrwtDeane was not.to he gagged by  OheWiycat,ShB,rt,La��<e.  A few weeks ago the Pioneer took  ,occasion,to refer, to a Cleveland outfit  advertising shares for sale in what.was  grandiloquently -styled the-British-  - American Copper Mines- and '-Smelter  Co. Briefly, one J- C. Kerndhan  seems to be the "push" for this wild  cat, stating he has 12. copper-claim's in  Golden  mining-division, British  Coll +    .  umbia, and by flamboyant.-widespread   PT ?"*"* that ** aff��rded-  wholesale advertising, has been-selling      Itu.'S  t,me   that  the C P-R. tele-  stock at 25 cents or more per share      IgT&p]^' **lt' 'S StyIed' was called down  in the other country.  m  l'resident Frank H. Sherman, of the  coal'miners in. the Crows Nest Pass,  has come in for a large share of criticism  in the recent labor troubles in that section, and doubtless some of it may  have been deserved. But an old  Boundary man, now resident in the  Crow, informed the Pioneer this week  that those on the outside have not the  least idea of the difficulty of dealing  with the coal   miners.   To begin with,  Providing For Heavy Travel.  It has been decided to run, during  the months of - heavy tourist travel, a  fast passenger train three times a week  each way, crossing the continent in  about 85 hours on the C. P. R< This  will be in addition to the trans-con-  tinentalpassenger trains east and west,  which will also be in operation. The  Overseas / imited will also be in service  in order to connect with the Atlantic  and Pacific steamers.  ������WHO. SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  '   customers.    If you don't   oelieve  it come  and examine goods.  A Fell Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  just arrived.    All hew seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. " KN0B ���ir!LRANvi.Bp'Sok',x.  in tlie Orand I'orks Mining  Columbia.  Where located���Orccnwood (.'ttnip  TAKK NOTICK that I, David Wliite.tide. n<  ngent for tlie Orunby Consol.dated MhitiK  Smelting & Power Compai.v, Limited, lr<c  niineiH certificate No. II 9:01,1. intend, sixty d:i>��  after date hereo!, to npply to the Mining Keconl.  er foro Certificnle ol IniprovemeiitH for the purpose of obtaining a Croivn <.;rnut ofthe above  claims.  And further take notice tluu action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29111 day of Noveinbt-r, A. D.  190G.  11. Wiiithsihk,  Agent for ��� the   Granby   Consolidated   Mining,  Smelting   & Power Company,  Limited,  Phoenix Shoe Shop   I  _      .    .. , 0-00��� "/  -������       *u  ucglll  Willi,  such threats and had his-little say on  the majority of the coal  diggers  are  this, to him, important subject, just  the same.'  "Ifthere ever was an exhibition of  high-handed monopoly, here it is.  They charge, top-notch figures and give  a service,that.smells to ��� high heaven,  and if one objects to paying for - what  one,does not  get, one can go -without  j,-.-, w��...-��j".- niuiuui  even the' second-hand stale telegraphic  The Pioneer pointed out that those  making the claims referred to were undoubtedly related to Ananias, and this  paper also specified half a dozen, direct  lies���to speak plainly���in the advertising matter sent out. - Not:only-this  ���the Pioneer sent the leading-men of  the company marked copies iof this  paper, so that they might see that their  wildcatting is known here. J!  At that time, beside numerous  American weeklies of large circulation,  it was noticed that the advertisements  of this "near neighbor" of the ^Granby  had appeared in the Winnipeg Free  Press, \ ancouver World and Toronto"  Mail   and   Empire.    Now   we have  another to add to the list of publishers  who thus  show a desire  to  se$ their  readers separated from   their 'dollars,  with no chance of return.    It is the  Montreal Star���more shame to it. But,  now'the ads  of Kernohan's.crea'tion!|  are a little more subdued, only he says  he   will proceed "at  once"���not  yety  but soon���to ship ore.    As he has no  - wagon road to his alleged   mines, and  as they are hundred of miles from our  coppor smelters, he  should  have  explained whether he would utilize a train  of bald eagles or areoplanes to get his  ore out���if he ieally has any ore worth  while, or any title to the claims, or any  claims at all.  Instead of worrying publishers with  ridiculous and obnoxious  regulations,  and called  down  hard.   -AVhile local  lofficials are,,almost without exception,  uniformly courteous and accommodating,, those higher up seem to "feel their  oats,"and.need taming down.    This  I appears to be a shining opportunity for  the railway commission of Canada i to  do gBod work.    Any,: daily  paper; in  British Columbia that is not  muzzled  iqan testify to the facts as above stated.  Incidentally, it migh be mentioned  that the 1 commercial  service afforded  by .the C P.R. telegraphs.is also as: bad  as the press service,i>and there appears  to be little or no relief in sight.  no      ��� v  ignorant foreigners and suspicious to a  degree.  Happily, however, with a two year  agreement signed, things are once more  humming at the coal fields, every coal  mine is being operated and the summer promises to be one of great.activity. Coke in quantity should soon  be available for all the district smelters.  Chamberlain'* Colic,  Cholera  and Diarrhoea  Remedy.  There is probably no medicine made  that is relied upon with more implicit  confidence than Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.  During the third of a century in which  it has been in use,' people have learned  that it is the.'; one. remedy that never  fails. When reduced with water and  sweetened it is"pleasant to' take. For  sale by all druggists.  . 4' -^ ���* *Slo��Mk.tH����Wec.  Mrs. Sue-Martin, an old and highly  respected^resident > of ��� Faisonia, Miss.,  iwas' sick >with >stomach   trouble for  Irimre than six months.   Chainberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets cured her.  |She.says: "I can now  eat anything I  want and am the proudest  woman  in  the world'to find such a good  med-  [j.Cine."    For   sale   by   all   druggists.  Samples free.  Few people have an idea  of the importance and   extent  of  the  nursery  industry   in.', the   Boundary.    Martin  Burrell, the gifted editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette, is at  the  head of this  business in the Boundary, having ex-  , tensive nurseries  near Grand   Forks.  I Already the demand from all over the  province from this Grand  Forks product has been, such   that   Mr. Burrell  has practically sold his entire tree and  shrub outfit   for   the  season.    It  will  add thousands of dollars to Boundary's  output, and will increase as  the years  roll on.  .���������..���  Last week the Pioneer observed  that the royal physicians at Madrid  were the poorest sort of guessers.  Before the ink was dry on the paper,  the opinion of Boundary's leading  family journal was vindicted.  The People's  Medicine  for Indigestion,' Bilious-.           ness, Constipation, Head  l��j9 ache, Wind, Dizziness  |vi and pains in the chest  and back; the medicine  that sets your stomach  right and cleanses your  blood of all impurities is :  MOTHER  SEIGEL^  !��Ct.   Clf Of IO MS       1  A. J. WHITE. & 00.. MOMTBBAL.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUHDOCKMcINTYRtyProp.  35 Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken   over   the   Lumber   Yard  and will carry  a  full  stock.  A. T. TURANO. Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  -rr.of.  First Sireet  Opp. Knob Hill Hoiel  Phoenix, B. C.  'J  THE  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Trompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  Phoenix, B. C.  Printing  SIRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  E. G. WEBB, Proprietor.  He -lead io? Hotel of lie Roofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sample Rooms.  That Counts  ^PlofSW:,  Oce EUtcttf ike,Sanity Uw.  A curious case- came up in police  court at Ottawa, the Canadian capital,  the other day in connection with the  rigid Sunday closing law now in force  in some parts of the dominion. Joseph  Tessier, a   barber^   was   fined  $i   for  havino  t����'-  ~l-^  The change   to  the summer   time  table on the C. P. R. in the Boundary  came suddenly  this  week, and  once  moreit requires two days to travel via  Canada's greatest and richest railway  between   Phoenix and   Greenwood���  cities only five miles distant by wagon  road.     Connections   are   no   longer  made at Eholt, which   tells  the story.  There is undoubtedly some important  work right here in   the  Boundary for  the railway commission, and  we shall  1  <   < 11  To American Subscribers  having his shop open on  Sunday.    It have more to say later on this subject:  developed that  on  Saturday   night  a Meantime, the outrage will continue  customer went in m K�� ei.��..--j    --���-���  On account of the increase in second-  class  postage rales between  Canada  and  the United States, on and after  May 8,   1907,  the *ub��cnption price  of the  Pioneer-to resident*   of  the  United States will be$,.s��, per annum.  J his includes new and renewed sub,  senptions, and is merely the additional 1 ��� �������� ��$  postage that must  be paid for Ainer- drugg*'����  ican delivery. I  customer went in to be shaved within  a few minutes, of.;.midnight, Tessier  ^rted to shave Aim, but at ,2 o'c ock  only one side of hisface was finished  It was up u, the barber to violate Ine  law or send the��� o���t partly.s,laved.  I lie fine resulted.  Beware of imitations and substitutes.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  Sors. Nipples.  A cure may be effected by applyin.'  ChhMm^r,^'S Salve as so��" �� thS  child is done nursing. Wipe it ,-ff  with a soft cloth before allowine th"  child to nurse. Many trained nur s  use this salve with the, best results  Pnce 25 cents per box.    -  Encycloypaedia Bntannica, a6 volg  for wle at-less than half cos? Inauir;  at Koneer office.' "quins  Relief from Rheumatic Pains.  "I suffered with rheumatism for  over two years," says Mr. Rolland  t.rurry, a patrolman of Key West  *la, "Sonietiines it settled' in my  knees and lamed me so I could hardly  walk, at other times it would be in my  feet and hands so I was incapaciated  for duty. One nitiht when I was in  severe pain and lame from it my wife  wen1t..?P th? drug store here and canie  back with a   bottle   of; Chamberlain's  Q   II    . If "j    x ���I.WaS rUbbed W1'lh 'ta"d  Sold   by  aM -round-the-pain haJ nearly gone durin"'  I the night.    I kepi on   using   it   for  a  little more than two weeks and  that it drove the rhematism  away  .l"e- ^h^����S?S5:Htal0S cl Yale D,s'  TAKI-- NOTICK ^.��:5e1dwood camp.  Mine?]' C��Tlficfteq No' 'w?' M, ^"^ ?ree  days from date h��Lr ?'  B9��0��o.  intend, sixty  lt-corde?for���ecer Ufick e SP% *�� the M",^  the purpos.- or obtainW ��J,'mPr��v��nents, foi  above claim       ODlaln��>8' a Crown Grant of the  ��o*nvr,^r��ri^,��!ssif vi arct'ou und�� *����� i  I��a.edthi3,,tnV.yI0?g���;Xr.l.D ,906  Dissolution of Partnership.  have not had any trouble from "that  disease for over three months." For  sale by all druggists.  h? ftn��r>d^S*sr'�� the6 fc-  So. ' Dominio" avenue, Phoen?i;  (^   a ��� firt}1 ��Ut?U"dinK accounts due the laU-  A creditable ibb of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���-first impressions  count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise. ^  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarKS of  the Cheap John printery, we can furnish it from the only  piint shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane,  Chicago,  Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and  other  places,   in   tlie  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 Johu  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 chem 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.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  t2Sk_The mo-it perfectly appointed Hrnl.h  and Pleasure Resort In the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The etirativ;  properties of its waters are uueqiialed.  HorCurinjf all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus-  cular'rroubles.  For Healing: all Kidney. Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all M< lelHePoisoiis from th  jyatem  The grandeur ot the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests,lakes,water'nlls.  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursk ns  tenuis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed lor  mildness H>RRY JlcINTOSH,  Proprietor  MINERAL ACT.  Cetlficate of Improvements.  NOTf "|.\  "Sere-IS-S--?-^^-^  Mine*. Certificate n'oV' Ad.��'Plie Sercu. Free  .eAtlod���fU3r7the|,;iuBtke1)"oli�� th0t   nctl����'  '"'"  Issuanceo?'such CertifieaJe'UrT'^'1   M",t: tl,c  Dated this8tCh dayr^OcfottPrD V,^",S-  5 ADOLPH SKRCU.  Hospital Donations  List of Donations received since .Inn.  1st 1906, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash $10   Ca*.h$35 V"V R- "orrell  Cash fc...  J- "��� MucBulay  Book Case.'" A- V. Kerry  Bed wnen,4 do*"."." Yf,;;."';A; *r 1- Clark  Cash $50. .  "ocpital Ladies  Aid  Cash $io " B T. Bank  Cash $25..,  Spring_Cot".'  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, May 7, 1907.  Signed,  M. J. KNUXSON^  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Buildinfl, PhOeniX, B.C.   ;���; ������ Jas. McCrenth   t/onadian Rand Drill Co.  .-.'apIeVyrup A. B. Hood  Dominion CopperCo   �����������t?!!<,.For.'rs friend  Cord Wood....  Ful1 Sct toiler Tubes   "" F. Buckless  Average Prices ol Copper.  ���New York-  Electrolytic. J nke  15.008 18.810 15.128 18 416  YH',% llm l5-I6�� 18.110  16.208 18.801 15.860 18 0-11  J1-?i5 \8:m W0I�� !�����"����  "027 18-157 14.820 18 724  \i'tlo Jf?42 14'813 I871i)  Aniimr"   rl����8< J5'190 16005 lS-*85  ^uKu"t �� 15.664 18 430 15 MR is nm  September.. 15.965 Wlio IBM? 19-1,0  October .... 16.279 21.270 10'132 21 7 0  ^veuiber.. 16.599 21.9S0 16.768 22 340  December... 1^328 ^039 18.393 23.380  year W-eSO 19.350 15.699 19.600  Month.  January..  February..  ���March...  April   May   June ....  July.  I i  i  Ml*  h  ''.'  '3  ft  v  ���J  $  THE   FHDENWf   FIGNEBR.  Cream  ifF*   ...  Powder  Pure, Wholesome, Reliable  Made from cream of tartar derived  solely from grapes, the most delicious and healthful of all fruit acids.  Its use is a guarantee of perfect food  and a protection against the ills that  follow the use of alum, alum-phosphate and other low grade powders.  The mixtures called baking powders that sell for ten or  twenty-five cents a pound, or a cent an ounce, are all alike,  made from alum and costing less than three cents a pound*  M.E'S OPINION  OF OUR MINES  Forbes Ricard Writes  of the Boundary.  After Personal Investigation  This District.  of  Forbes Ricard, a prominent mining  engineer, was employed a short time  ago to make an examination and to report on the properties of the British  Columbia Copper Co. While in the  Boundary, he also visited . the other  large copper mines of note. Recently  Mr. Ricard wrote an article on the  Boundary, .which appeared in the Mining and Scientific Press, of San Francisco, from which the following is taken:  By the Boundary district is meant  some 400 square miles of territory in  British Columbia just north of the  Washington state line and the international boundary; it is a district that  isyearly gaining a more prominent place  among the great copper-producing  areas of the world. An unknown  quantity a decade ago, and hindered  by.the low tenor of its ore, the mining and smelting development of the  *���- Boundary/ has grown to-a- splendid  achievement, made possible by metallurgical advance and the aid of modern mechanical contrivances, backed  by faith and a capable management.  As in many other mining regions  where precious metals are mined, the  first work was done on the shallow  alluvium. So here, in the 'sixties, on  Rock creek and Boundary creek,  placer mining attracted the early prospectors. It was not till 30 years later  that the properties now prominent became actively exploited. In a period  of six years, from 1901 to 1906, inclusive, they have produced 135,000,-  000 lbs. copper, having a bullion value  of approximately $24,000,000, of  which gold and siver combined would  constitute one-third of the total. The  results in tlie larger operation has  shown a profit of from $2 to $3 per ton;  although it is more than that with the  increasing production and higher copper prices of today. To make such a  result possible, in view ofthe low tenor  of the ore mined, the following features  are prominent:  1. An ore that fluxes itself.  2. Deposits of large dimensions and  fairly uniform contents.  3. Exceptional railroad facilities.  4. The combination of all the foregoing conditions to make possible the  working of these deposits on a maximum scale.  5. A smelting operation that requires  neither preliminary roasting nor a second fusion for the concentration of  matte.  While the aggregate tonnage of the  district represents mainly the immense  oatput of the Granby, it has been sup  plfmen'.ed by the production of the  British Columbia Copper Co., from  1001 to 1907, mid the Dominion Cop  per Co., from 1903 to 1907, and these,  taken together with the loss significant  production of n number of small mines  in the outlying camps, have contributed  no less ihan 4,500,000 tons, the gross  value of which ha* ranged between  $490 and $6.04 per ton, and at  - present copper prices would figure between $7 and $8 per ton for the same  metal contents. The production of  this district has trebled in the period  between 1901 and 1906, beginning  with 390,000 tons and growing to  1,160,000 tons.  As an example of the utilization of a  low-grade ore to commercial profit, the  mining-smelting operation of the  <>ranby company (the leading property  ���of this part of British Columbia) ranks  among the most successfully solved  problems in the mining world of today.  Though the ore contains $1.25 to  -$1.50 in gold and silver, besides 34 to  2�� lb. copper, nevertheless, it represents, together with the pyrrhotite ore  ���of the Tennessee Copper. Co., the  lowest-grade deposits that have been  made the source of profit by a copper-  ��iatting operation.  In the point of tonnage the Granby  is at the head of all the metal mines in  the Dominion. As cheap handling  has  been  imperative, it   has   brought  into play every possible economy of  detail and design, accompanied by an  energetic policy of expansion. The  head-frame of the new main three-  compartment shaft has been recently  finished and everything is being arranged for operations on a continually  increasing scale. The proportion between ore reserves and ore consumption is well maintained by means of  active mine development in something  like 1,000 acres of productive mineral  ground. The workings already aggregate 50,000 linear feet, besides diamond drill bores by which the ore-  zones are being tested. In a single  year 26,000 ft. of drilling have been  accomplished.  The ore is transported 25 miles,  from mine to smelter, at a cost of one  cent per ton-inile; power is transmitted  from the Kettle river and Bonnington  falls on the Kootenay river, the longer  distance being 80 miles. The installations for long-distance high-tension  current transmission give guarantee of  ample power for all future demands, at  a cost of about one-third that of the  steam-plants, which have been super  seded in the three principal companies,  that is, the Granby, British Columbia,  and Dominion. The rates of the two  smaller consumers is $33 per h.p. per  annum.  The first work in the Boundary dis  trict was the development of the  Mother Lode claim of the British Columbia Copper Co. at Deadwood,  followed by the opening of the Old  Ironsides claim of the Granby group at  Phoenix. Later there came the development of other camps, notably  Summit, where a good deal of work is  being done by the British Columbia  Copper Co. The enormous surface  showing that resulted from the early  work, induced the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway from Robson, on  the Columbia river, and, later on, the  extension of the Great Northern branch  line from Marcus, in Washington.  Whatever the influence of this competition upon freight rates in general,  there has been active competition between these railroads in bidding for  shipments ftom mine to smelter. This  applies particularly to the business of  the Granbv company, as the Dead-  wood properties of the British Columbia Co., including the Mother Lode,  do not yet get service from the Great  Northern. The Great Northern Railway was built on permission granted  by the Dominion government. It was  not subsidized either by land grant or  otherwise.  Granby operations began with two  small furnaces, increased to four and  then to six furnaces, with a total  capacity of r,8oo tons per day. Then  came the building of much larger furnaces, whereby the addition of two  furnaces more brought the capacity up  to 3,000 tons daily. Changes are now  being made that will make the  capacity of the smelter one-half as  'much again. Even then the mine will  not be overtaxed and the development  underground has already anticipated  the demands of this increasing smelter  capacity.  Ten years ago the Granby was a  prospect with not much more than 150  ft. of work done on the old Ironsides  claim, which has been the backbone of  the property. The great development  since then has been directed to the  exploiting of an orebody from 200 to  250 ft. wide and something like 2,030  ft. long, and with a healthy appearance  in depth. Other orebodies ;;re being  explored in the Gold Drop and Monarch ground of the same company.  These mine developments, taken all  together, could be brought up lo a  pitch making them capable of maintaining a production of 5,000 tons  daily. The Phoenix Pioneer and  Boundary Mining Journal, in reviewing  the progress of the past decade, uses a  picturesque phraseology when it writes:  "In 1896 the silence of the centuries  brooded over many places in the  Boundary where in 1906 the varied  voices of a complex civilization awake  the echoes from the fir-clad hills. In  ten short years the metamorphosis has  been complete; from a little-known  territory to one widely known; from  the prospector's tent to the modern  business buildings; from the primitive  pan to the modern smelting furnace."  A structural feature that more than  anything else determines, in my opinion, the extent and shape of the ore-  body of the Mother Lode--and it will  apply to many other mines of the  Boundary���is the tendency of the  lode-fissuring to flatten, so as to de  crease the angle with the bedding,  until the one plane so closely approximates the other that the two systems  of fracture merge. Where the orebody  already tends to spread away from the  Assuring and along the bedding planes  the result is a poor definition ofthe  ore, greatly in contrast to the clear-cut  lines prevailing where the Assuring  holds at a sharp angle to the bedding.  It may be assumed that the porphyry  masses that have been developed in  the workings of the Mother Lode have  played an important role in the general  mineralization and ore occurrence.  Diamond-drilling has a good field  here and has been successfully applied  to the finding and prospecting of ore-  bodies throughout the district. It will  doubtless continue to be utilized  largely in the future. The cost of  drilling ranges from $2 per. foot for  horizontal holes to $2.50 and $2.75  for angling and bottom holes.  In regard to the smelting problem,  the Boundary ores meet the factors of  iron sulphide proportion, lime, the inclusion of sufficient copper content for  the matting process, and the percentage  of free silica in the charge, in such a  way as to constitute a flux without admixture of foreign rock or custom ore.  Though some ores are bought, no  dependence is placed upon a supply of  custom ore high in copper, as is often  the case elsewhere. The charge is ore  and the ore is the charge. From 12  to 14% of coke is used. The smelting  practice requires no preliminary roast  and no bedding of the charge. Direct  smelting to matte of converter grade  dispenses with matte-concentration by  re-smelting���the double smelting, as it  were, which has in many cases to be  resorted to in order to get matte  sufficiently high in copper for converting. Z>'nc in harmful quantity is a  consideration that, is here eliminated.  Still, with all these favorable features,  it is no child's play to contend with  the necessary uncertainties of smelter  operation and a low grade ore,1 the  whole establishment being under pressure to- drive to the top notch of  capacity in keeping clear of the ever-  crowding ore supply, which in the one  operation ofthe Granby means something near 3,000 tons daily.  Where rapidity of handling and the  maintenance of a large scale of operation are so essential to profitable  operation, it is not to be wondered that  difficulties have beset smaller plants  when attempting to do from the start  what their predecessor had only done  after years of laborious experiment and  systematic upbuilding. And, as the  Alaska-Treadwell operations in the  early history of that company barely  paid with 250 to 300 head of stamps,  so in the gold-copper operations in the  Boundary, even with a high copper  quotation, there has been no real  profit until production reached something like 400,000 tons for the single  year. ..........  The situation in regard^to supply of  coke and coal has been very bad  recently; a shortage has been due to  the September-December (1906) strike  of the Fernie mines of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co. This shortage  has interfered seriously with the regular  operations of all the Boundary mines,  but it is only now being relieved.  With a full fuel supply re-established,  the'three larger companies operating  in the district should get their production and smelter consumption up to  5,000 to 5,500 tons daily, equivalent  to 40,000,000 to 45,000,000 lb. copper  for the year.  While the details of cost of operation of these three companies are  closely guarded in each instance, the  following crude tabulations puts together some information that covers  the subject in a general way. This  relates to the Granby, the costs of  which, as compared with the other two  companies, have been from t}4 to  " 'c.   lower   per   pound   of   copper,  j PROVINCIAL.  Creston is to have a local telephone  exchange.  Crow coal mining towns are lively  Once more.  The Kelowna-Courier will install a  typesetting machine.  Kaslo, Marysville and Greenwood  will celebrate Empire Day.  Work has been begun on the $12,-  000 opera house at Cranbrook.  The introduction of Japanese to  Atlin is being strongly objected to.  Six cases of spinal meningitis were  reported in Vancouver for the month  of April.  Knowing ones assent that Vancouver  realty prices have reached their zenith  for a time.  The Nelson Daily News has a  $5,000 printing press, and will have  eight pages, daily before long.  The Crow's Nest Coal miners strike  was a blessing to East Kootenay saw  mill men, as they are now able to  move their cut.  The Yukon telegraph line is about  to be extended from Aberdeen to  Prince Rupert. A large number of  men are now on their way up to construct the line.  Very valuable copper-gold ore has  lately been found on Finalwson Island.  It is a part ofthe reserve, three miles  from Port Simpson. A mining man  has offered the Indians $1,000 a year  for fifteen years for the privilege of  working the mine. This proposition  will also be considered by the natives.  A PRETTY 'MATRON- OWES  -���-.,    HEALTH TO. PE-RU-NA.  ?��C^C-<>OOOOOO^CK>0<>00<>b^)O^OOOCK)0000000^00<>OC  o  SUMMER  SAILINGS  Atlantic Service  MONTREAL    QUEBEC  LIVERPOOL  Lake C/iamplain - - May 25  'Empress Britain   - May 31-  Lake'Erie     -     -    June   8  Empress Irelatid   - June 14  Lake Manitoba    -   June 22 '��� ���  ��� Empress Britain - June 28  A7id Weekly Thereafter.  Superior  SALOON SECOND  STEERAGE  Accommodations  CLASS  MRS.   ANNA  J  Church Services Tomorrow  Methodist���Sunday'School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian  Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30   p. m.   Sunday school and Bible  class at io:og a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  -W                - -         .  under the average obtaining during the I  last few years:  Tons smelted, including      some 1905. 1906.     I  custom ore .... 590,120 832,340'.  Copper sold   It)  . 14,237,022 19,939,004!  Average       price. |  cents 1 er lb... 14.36 17.78  Silver, line ozs... 212,180 318,947  Average       price, ^  cents per oz... . oS-30 64.68  Gold, fine ounces 42,884 50,020;  Good Words for Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  People everywhere take pleasure in  testifying to the good qualities of  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Mrs.  Edward Phillips of Barclay, Md., writes:  "I wish to tell you that I can recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  My little girl, Catherine, who is two  years old, has been taking this remedy  whenever she had a cold since she was  two months old. About a month ago  I contracted a dreadful cold myself,  but I took Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy and was soon as well as ever."  This remedy is for sale by all druggists.  Figuring the 1906 production on  value of:  Copper, 28.3 lb. per ton f3.92  Silver, 0 045 oz   per ton...  Gold, 0.07:'-   0 27  1.44  if5.03  With  a   recovery of $4.66, and   a  working cost of $3.05, the net profit  was about $1.60 per ton.  For the year ending June 30, 1906,  a similar estimate would give a recovery value of $5.71   per ton and a  working   cost   of  $3.29,  profit of $2 42 per ton.  output, the 1906 cost is  leaving a net  On the year's  equivalent to  8.35c. per lb. of copper, after deducting gold and siver recovery.    With the [  higher metal quotations now prevailing  and about the same  working cost, the  earnings of this company for 1907 will.  show   an   increase  over  all   previous |  ye.trs. I  In a Class  by Itself  It is quite true FERR0L is an emulsion  of Cod Liver 011 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.  FERR0L  is unique because .  It combines Iron and Phosphorai with  Cod liver OIL  It is pleasant to take and easy to digest.  It holds the record for increasing the  weight (9Si lbs from the use of 35  bottles).  The f ormola 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 BospJUIfc  Sanitarium 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 abore statements.  FERR0L is the embodiment of fcealta,  strength and vitality, and  ������ You know what you  tako"  W. A. THRASHER, Chemist and Dr  gist, Phoenix,  B. C.  o:o:o;o:o:o:o:o;o:o:o;o;o:o:o;o:o'o;q  P. 0. Box 56.  ��GXsx?������i9������^^  Phoenix Market.  'Phone 2.  8  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresb and Cored Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and  all  the other   ��  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary:  NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  X. KAISER, Two  BIyorB, Wis., wan a sufferer from  pelvio catarrh to such an extent that  she could scarcely do her own work. In  describing her symptoms, she wrote:  "I have such terrible backaches and  pains below my shoulder blades, way  down my back and across my hips, and  at times pains in the pelvic organs, so  that I am not able to lie down or sleep.  I also have pains through my left side  and am afraid I may be getting heart  trouble."  After taking Ferana and following  Dr. Hartman's instructions for several,  weeks, Mrs. Kaiser reported as' follows:  "I feel much stronger and do not get  nervous as I used to. The pain is entirely gone, except when I work a little  too hard. The medicine has dono me  wonderful good. I am taking Pernna  and Manalin. My bowels are also in  good condition."    '    Reports Her Cure.  After continuing the treatment a  Bhorttimo longer, Mrs, Kaiser reports  hor cui|(,' as follows :��f ��.   ".*���' J;  ������;  "I must drop:; you a tfln�� to let you  know tli-.it I. am -welt now and cured  with yorir medicine. X must thank you  for the advice you gave me. :  "Tho medicine is something wonderful. I cannot praise it enough for tho  good it h'as done for me and I hopo  many others will be freed from their  suffering.  "I have advised others who are suffering as Ididto consult you and many  are t^tn];&*ry advice,; If ever I need  rKedictne"Rga.Iii, I :]inow:that. Peruna  will help me."  Dr. Hartman's Advice.  To everyvwoman suffering from the  symptoms Voove indicated,,Dr. Hart-  mau extends an earnest invitation to  vrit-o tn hi in formedical advice.  THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits'of $1.00 and. upwards recened. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.00  RESERVE  $1,600,000.06  ESTABLISHED  1859.  For  detailed  information  apply to  Local Agents  I'.'S. Carter, D.P.A. Nelson, B.C.  E. J. Coyle, A.G.P.A.,  Vancouver, B.C.  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your  supply  of Fire  Wood,  either  for  immediate use  or for the  future.    All orders promptly filled.  GENERAL SANITARY AND SCAVENGER  WORK DONE ON SHORT NOTICE.  D. L.  Mclntominey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. B32.        PHOENIX, B.C  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Office and Brewery. BANNER ST. PHOENIX, B.  C. ^  Spring Water Ice for Sale.  Bottled Beer and Porter.  ?  Phoenix  c  t  6  5 made by llie   present  Beer in the Noiindniy.  Purest Spring Water  lueiver  is  admittedly   ihe  Best  Willi the Best Malt" and  the  it is  u-iexcelled   in   quality.  Phoenix  Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Props  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior Btud-  enta,' doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.B.L. and 31.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Rev. .1. P. Bowell. Bursar.  We   have   :it.   last, leeeived our  delayed shipment of  loll"  Ami can I'unnpily Kill all   Orders l  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call 1  Greenwood Liquor Co*  JAS. McCREATH, Proprietor.  D  +  \m Livery;  Stale +  Dominion Ave.,  Cor.Banner St.  *WS> PHOENIX, B. C. ��k*  ('ar.-iages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  l-'or Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered;to''Any Part of tlie City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Slure of the Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  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 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 hu-giugc is  easily understood by the even day 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 wot Id, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, accoiding to importance of  the property. The Coitkk Handhook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs i!ie book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  lug and metal. The investor needs  the hook for tlie facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on apptoval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTO Kb'ICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON.  M1CHIOAV.  A pencil mark here gjBF"  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  promptattontion.        ftiF*  -   ''��4irf *      '  ���������' :%$m��   ���  ���wm s'  };m&i -.  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Write for Cojiies of Our Alining Engineer's Report and Map. Free.  NOW  A��  PER  SHARE  JfAQUiSH St GARLSON  Mombopu Spokane Mining Excltango  601-602 A, Rookery, Spokano, Wash,  In and Around Phoenix  Celebration at Oro nit Forks.  In another column will be found the  programme of the celebration to. be  held next Friday, Empire Day, by ihe  Grand Forks fire, department in that  city. There will be a firemen's exhibition, horse racing, baseball tournament, athletic sports,,etc., with a band  in attendance. In the evening a ball  will be given at the opera house, and  the Phoenix train on the Great Noith-  ern will be held till 7.00 p.m.  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND  INTEREST   TO   l-IIOE.  l.   ,i��u   GENERAL Js  JEN'ICIANS. ��*V   .      .    3g  Apply to  is  now  on   tap  at  all  If    Under New Management     j��  * Hotel Alexander  i  R. V. Chisholmi, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy  and  well   furnished rooms. <���*  ii  ' Ir* Watch  Selection  ���We Stand Hi'twH'ii y..u  Iuiposniou. Wc know ���  iilioiit \\k telie.'���ihe quality of  the ruse tin'! the quality of  th<* works. We time. Riirl nic  iilate every watch we sell. We  guaran'ee'every one for a full  year. We will look tli�� watch  over any lime yoil call, lime  it mid rnli up tlmra��e lomake  it look like new. We will keep  it miller |j i- I.me eni>ei vision  and Kfe ttint, it tu-rve* jon well  anil faithfully.  If you ��et. :i wiilrli fron. a  jieni'in i-tnie 500 niiii'i- <lis-  iiirii.it ��.i n't in- miicfact'iry  at the sunt nii'l it. will he less  .Riitiffnrtorv I'Vi'r after.: A  600-n'iile >-11��l< i r ��� if in rnuirli  In-alnii lit for 11 uhIi-Ii, and  y-iii Iiiivi- mi iciln^f i-xi-ep( to  r-pi'iii :il Ni^iii-. UV cell at  llie Hii'iie pfii'i-sis   muil   or-ler  llOUKt'S.  D. MORRISON,  JEWELER and OPTICIAN.  Dry wood  in  car  lots.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Bock   beer  hotels.  Burton's and Bass' Ale on   draft   at  the Hotel Brooklyn.  Woodchoppers wanted. Inquired  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Junction.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  sewing machines and supplies.  A man is known by the time he  keeps.   Morrison, the Watch Adjuster.  Sewing machines to rent at $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald, milliner.  Part of the lumber for the new barn  ol the Phoenix livery stable has been  delivered on tlie ground.  A pleasant dance was given Thursday evening by the boys ol the base  ball club, at Miners' Union hall.  During the layoff at the mines, several men have been keeping busy in  getting in their winter's supply of fuel.  A critic is one who cannot "do it  himself." He will leave his watch with  Morrison, the Adjuster.  Tomorrow a special song servid  will be held at the Methodist church,  and a cordial invitation is extended to  all-; '.���,.'.'.'  "  Take care of the pennies, and the  dollars will take care of themselves, by  taking your watch to Morrison, the  Adjuster.  Police Magistrate Hood held court  last week Friday, and. fined Chris  Meinel$20 arid costs for gambling, or  20 days in jail. -.'.-.The tine was paid.  We find that the man who has "real  good sense" is the man who agrees  with our opinion in "watch repairing."  A. D. Morrison, the Jeweler.  Quite a number Of mine employees,  who have been away on vacations,  have begun to return to this camp,  expecting that a short time will ��� see  things humming here faster than ever  before.'......,; ���''..^������\-y ,j.. -   '., ':'.-.  Rev. J. -Leech-Porter wishes-those  interested to remember that services  will be held in St. John's Church of  England at 7:30 p. m., Sunday, May  26th, when he will be here from Greenwood for that perpose.  E. A, Black, the jeweler, is adding  ten feet to his store, and will soon.be  in shape for his manufacturing jeweler  to do business, having also additional  storage room'for the large addition to  1 his stock now on the way here.  Last Friday night a social was held  at the Presbyterian church, in honor  of George E. Dey and J. B. Boyle,  who are leaving the city. It was under  the auspices of the Ladies Aid of the  church, and a presentation was made  to each of the gentlemen mentioned.  Postmaster Matheson states that the  outgoing C.P. R. mail closes now at  2:30 p. ni., owing to the change in  time table, being an hour or more later  than heretofore. The incoming mail  also arrives about an hour earher,  shortly after 3 p. m.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  See the ad of James in this issue of  1 ho Pioneer. '  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  ;Dr. Mathison, dentist, Bank Block,  June    10th to 14th, inclusive.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Economy is a great revenue. Our  revenue to you is good watch repairing.  Morrison, the Adjuster.  For the convenience of down town  customers, P. Burns & Co. have left a  telephone in the down town shop,  which can be used in ordering from  the uptown shop of the company.  N����, the world does not owe you a  hvmg. It owes you nothing.. It was  here first. Your watch does and will,  when it's been to Morrison,-the Adjuster.  O- N. Galer, A. B. Hillyer, E. P.  Shea and \V. X. McDonald composed  a party of nimrods who have been on  a fishing trip this week to Fish Lake,  not far from Camp McKinney.  Kilted at Mother Lode.  A   fatal   accident  occurred  at   the  B. C. Copper company's Mother Lode  mine in Deadwood camp on  Wednesday  about   1.30   p m.,   when   W.   A.  Clark, who was riding on  one of the  ore trains coming   out of the tunnel,  jumped off on the wrong side and was  severely   mangled   by   being   crushed  against the wall.    He was immediately  taken by the Greenwood ambulance to  Sister's hospital and  was attended  by  Dr. S. Oppenheimer, who found   that  he was injured internally.    Clark died  at about 5.30 p.m.  For Sale.  One-half or whole interest in the  Phoenix Skating RinK.' A snap.  Apply to W. J. Prendergast or H. A.  Munro, Phoenix, B. C.  '8  Hand   Painted   China  We are showing this  week some new arrivals  in Hand Painted ware.  New and Beautiful designs. See our window  display.  '*  *  E.A.BLACK,  ��1 The  Knob Hill Ave.  l0wp��  Jeweler I*  Phone No. OS.  Relief from Rheumatic Pains.  suffered   with    rheumatism  over   two  years,"  says  Curry,   a   patrolman  T  Boundary Side  lights  Corporation   of   the   City   of  Phoenix  NOTICE.  KOjTiCK 1* herrby given that the Oliy Council  'of Phoenix have Instructed the rouudkerpei to  impound ALL animals rumilug al large, con-  nary to Ihe City By-Law, within the city.  M. M. STEPHENS,  City Clerk.  Phoenix, B. C, April 18th, 1907.  Corporation   of The  City   of  Phoenix.  NOTICE.  ���'  Notice is hereby gwen to the Public thai all  bail or other game* are prohibited 011 the utretts  In the hwineu portions of the city.  By order ol the Citv Council.  ..'.-.   M. M. S-nmm.Ns,  Cltj Olei 1c.  I'hnenl*. 8, C. May a, 1907  4<4V0^4<lW<a0<MvdttW����*����tf*4  ���<���*��  The C. P. R. advertise, account  Victoria Day, they will sell round trip  tickets, at fare and third, to and from  all .points west of Port Arthur, including Kootenay rail and water lines.  Tickets on sale, 2.4th inclusive, good  to return May 27th.  Last Sunday there were two baptisms at the1 Methodist church, Rev.  Whittaker, 'the - pastor, officiating.  They were Robert Lester Clayton, son  of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Clayton, and  Margueite Thelma Reed, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Reed.  The Phoenix Electric Lighting C<>.  is running a hew lead line on School  street, to do away with the roundabout  line on the north edge of the city built  seven years ago by the Greenwood  Electric Lighting Co. when that company supplied this city with lights.  The Hunter-Kendrick Co., Ltd.,  has leased the large storeroom in the  Bank block formerly occupied by P.  Burns & Co., Ltd., and will turn it  into a carpet and lineolum department.  Workmen are now busy fitting it up  and putting in a stairway to connect  with the company's dry goods department below. It will be ready for use  in a week or ten days.  The Grand Forks K. of P. team  wen the $100 prize last week at the  grand lodge meeting at Nelson, for  doing the best team work.  A few forest fires have already been  noted in different part of the Boun  dary, but last Saturday's rain effectively quenched most of them.  Another organization is being arranged for in Greenwood. This time  it is a Boys' Brigade, something that  has been found of much use in other  places.   ,...'..      ';..���-.  Gus Nagorson, who had his foot  crushed at the Granby smelter, by  agreement at the recent supreme court  sitting at Nelson, was awarded $1500  and costs.   '.-  ' Road'. Foreman "E. Spraggett,' for  Grand Forks Riding,'is starting on the  building of a wagon road to Gloster  camp, a special appropriation of $2,000  having been made for that purpose.  Next week James C. Dale, who  killed two men at Carmi last year, will  be placed on trial for, murder in the  sitting ol the supreme court at Greenwood, before Mr. Justice t.lement.  Dr. and Mrs. E. R. Northrop, formerly of Grand Forks, and well known  throughout the Boundary, but now  resident in Spokane, are the happy  parents of a son, which arrived last  week.  The Grand Forks lacrosse team'  ciossed sticks, with the Nelson team at  the latter place last Tuesday and came  out second best with a score of 13 to  3. The Boundary boys think that  Nelson has a splendid team.  Grand Forks and Greenwood both  advertise that the Phoenix ball team  will be in their respective cities to play  oh the 24 th of !May, but do not say  whether ihe-Phoenicians will attempt,  to cover both places at the same time, j  J. R. Cameron, a brother of Angus  Cameron, customs officer at Laurier,  returned this week from the Transvaal,  where he. .went about the time of the  lioer war, in 1901. He has had  enough of South Africa, and thinks  most of the British Columbians who  went to that country feel the same  way. ���.,.-,'"-"  The big saw mill ol the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. at Cascade,.with some  60 employees, is now running full  blast with one shift. Very soon, however, a night shift is to be put on, j  when the number of employees will be'  doubled. Then the cut will be about  100,0=0 feet in 24 hours, most of the  output going to the northwest.  for  Mr.   Rolland  of  Key    West,  Fla.    "Sometimes    it  settled   in   my  knees and lamed me so 1 could hardly  walk, at other times it would be in my  feet and hands so   I   was incapaciated  for duty.    One night when   I   was  in  severe pain and lame from it   my   wife  went to the drug store here and   came  back with a   bottle   of  Chamberlain's  Pain Balm.    Iwas rubbed with it and  found the pain had nearly gone during  the night.   T kept on   using   it' for  a  little more than two weeks and   found  that it drove the rhematism  away.    1  have not had  any   trouble   from   that  disease for over  three   months."    For  sale by all druggists.  at HOTEL    UNION  EHOLT,   **.C.  <��  The   best   conducted   Hotel   in  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the  most  Boundary.  important   railway   town   in    tin-  -\V.   S.   TtdtNUY,    IMtoi'.  Litest Mining Stock Quotations  ASKHD  .3a  8.00  120.00  .04  7.12tf.i  Reported bv B. B.   Mighton   & Co.  Nelson.B.C. Corrected to May 15, 1907.  HIP  Alberta Coal and Coke .29  B.O.Copper(closeN.Y.) 7.75  Cons. Smelters....... 110.00  Cariboo McKinney.... 03  Domin. Copper (close) 7.00  Denoro Mines........ .07  Diamond Vale Coal... .25  Furnace Creek, close.. 1.06>rf  Granby..   125.00  Gertie...........  .... .15>&  International Coal.... .b-M^  Idora .........;  .18  Kendall.........  .1.45  Nicola Goal Mines.... .05  Nabob ..;..      ...... .29  Kauibler-Cariboo....'. .32>2  Sullivan .............    .08  Snowstorm.......  2 87  Stewart, close.....  2.00  Weetern Oil.......... 1175  <^<><K>0<>O<><>^<><K>8<><><^^  " Millions Are Being Made In *  The   Coeur   d'Alene   Mines*  Carney   Copper  A      WINNING     PROPERTY  O  Q   Capital $1,500,00 Shares     Par Value $1.00  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  Pre*.; VV. D Greenough, Mullan,  Idaho, Vice Pres. and Mgr.; C. D.  Miller, Mullan, Idaho, riec ; .las  Carson, Mullan, Idaho, Superintendent. Mr. Carson developed  the Morning Mine, bein};in charpe  11 years.  The Company   is  developing  8  claims   and 3  fractions,  4  miles  from Mullan, on the Northfrn  Pacific, railroad and a valuable  water 'rutin.  There ari-30 fi'i.'t of chipping ore'  in sight. An 8(W-fooL tunnel is being driven to cut the ore at the  500-foot level, with 50 feet, more  run.    A     limili.'il   itmoiiiil   uf  3  -I*  stock will he s<ol  at 15 cents jier  for a aliurl lime  FIREMEN'S  celebration  Grand   Forks  MAY 24  FIREMEN'S  EXHIBITION  in the morning on Brhlge Street.  HORSE RACING:  Half Mile Trot  or  Pace, heats, 1st  $50, 2nd $30, 3rd, $20.  Half Mile Running Race, heat's,   1st  $25, 2nd $10.  Half   Mile   Ladies'   Saddle   Horse  Race, 1st $5 2nd $3.  Slow  Horse   Eace, Half  Mile,   1st  $2.50 2nd $1.  Half Mile Pony Race, 14  hands, 1st  $5, 2nd $2.50.  Cowboy Race $15.00 in Prizes.  Bro. co Busting Contest, $15.  No entrance fee.  BASE BALL TOURNAMENT  for a purse of $60.    Phoenix,  'public, Danville, Grand Forks.  ATHLETIC SPORTS:  100 Yard   Dash, free for  all, 1st  2nd $2.00.  Bovs' Sack   Raw,  50 yds.,  1st $1,  "2nd 50c.  Boys' Three-Legged   Rare, 50  vils.,  1st, $1, 2nd $2.     ,  Boys'-Bicycle Rnce,   Quarter Mile,  1st $2.50. 2nd $1.  CATCHING GREASY PIG.  Climbing Greasy Pole, Etc. Etc.  BALL  Do not allow this opportunity to pass unimproved. The money you invest goes  into development for your benefit.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  When doing your Spring House Cleaning and making changes, do not  forget that we have that odd piece of  FURNITURE  that you have been wanting���or will   furnish entire sets, in the Latest Styles.    ::    ::   ::    ::    ::  Those   New       RVJGvS     Just  Received  FURNITURE.  BI IV N S  UNDERTAKING.  Rc-  $5,  KODAKS AND CAMERAS  In   the  Evening  at  the   Opera    House.  We have the best stock of  CAMEKAS and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES in  the Boundary, and can furnish  anything along this line for  the amateur or professional.  Calls of   inspection    invited.  McRae Bros. & Smith,  Ltd. i    1  Ave  STATIONERS, ETC.  Phoenix,  B. 0.  [   t  Transfer of Liquor Llcenae.  To the Board of License Commissioners, Phoenix, B, C.  Take Notice that I intend to apply  at the next sitting of the Board of  License Commissioners of the City of  Phoenix, for a transfer of the license  held hy ine for the Mint Hotel, to  Liiijji IVnna.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C,  this i6th day of May, 1907.  Jos. H. Graham.  The  A pencil mark li-re jg3flr"  is a reminder chat your subscription 1.1 tln'o pnpi-r is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate yonr  promptattention.  ������^^M^^B^M^rfi^pB  Carpets in the piece.  Cotton Ingrains and  Tapestry Squares.  Japanese Matting  Linoleums and Table Oilcloth  ��3fiT FUIL LIMES OF BEDDING. J&B  PRICES RIGHT-    A CALL INVITED.  R J. GARDNER,  I *    HAH*5* BLOCK       .      PHOKNIX, BC.   J  & Co  MINING BROKERS  NELSOX,  S'u'-ject to eor.li. inntion we will buy,  100 W';eter:i  Oil   C->ns       1.75  2000 liiDirnnM  m,J <\ml    ....        .04  50'0  'Viioro.Miii.-.*         .071  rOOU Forty Vine Cieek Kept;.       .05  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Subject to confirmation we will sell,  100 I ��oi 11 i n ion Copper... ^'7/?  100 b.c. copper._...:;..::  sil  Jl.O "-tewart...     . 07c  2000 Rambler Cariboo..'.'.".'::::        .3^  DRAWEE 1082.  L. D. PHOHE 110  William Hunter Co., Limited.  iOnmininn Awpmtr.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  [Ladies' and Children's Goods  WILLIAM HUNTER  K Yot<   Want a nice nobby and up-to-date   suit   you   wil  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf  and negligee   with   attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  M&n's Hats    A large assortment, just  fall    blocks,   in   Black and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Gur patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Ii  "J  A  J  I  bTt3  3  \  uVSwuma


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