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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 23, 1908

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Array mmesm  mm  ^^^^^^&5^^ ftJMVWeW&m  AND   BOUNDARY! MINING JOURNAL.  -*w-  NlNTH   YKAR.  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY. MAY  23,  iqp8  YOUR  1  MOTHER LODE  NOW SHIPPING  500 Tons of Ore Daily  to'Smelter*.  Oro Denoro Commenced Shipping Saturday.  Boundary Mining Notes I  ��� ��� ���  ..,;,. IN  EITHER A .  "CAMPBELL" or ^PIT-REFORM" STYLE  All you have to do;is (.0 come in and pick it out.  It lias'' been made! by either one of the best two  Tailoring. Houses of * Canada; Designed; Cut and'  Finished by Experts.  The fabric ancj color are left to your own choice,  and surely there is something in our range of WORSTEDS,' TWEEDS, SERGES or FLANNELS, either  Plain, Striped or Checked, which will appeal to your  fancy at practically any price you care to pay.  Perhaps you would rather have your suit  Made to Order���Just  Exactly qs You Want It  Vv"e do not force our ideas or style upon you.  It is you whom we wish to satisfy.  We offer you a choice of 150 samples���All English  and Scotch Cloths, at prices which will be a surprise to  you.  flUNTERKENDRICK CO,  (Limited.)  I The Mother Lode and Oro Denoro  mines ofthe British Columbia Copper  company are now shipping ore regular-  ly'to the company's smelter at Greenwood. The Oro Denoro. shipped its  first ore on Saturday, and to date has  g��  shipped 480 tons.    The ore was ship-  )��� ped from the new C. P. R. spur, which  was built last fall and runs into the  lower bins. Formerly C P.R. cars  were spotted on. Great Northern.track  at the upper bins. About sixty miners  are now at work at this mine.... and the  force will be steadily increased to upwards of 100.  I The Mother Lode commenced shipping on Monday and cars have since  been carrying its ore to the smelter at  the rate of 500 tons daily. Although  the force at the Mother Lode is gradually increasing they have as yet but  half the required number of 300 men.  I Muckers are plentiful, but experienced  miners are wanted. The new crusher  is now working successfully, and more  cars are being built for underground  work. At present two small locomotives and 4oton steel cars convey the  ore to the smelter. These will be re-  a*  placed later by a large engine and 50-  Iton cars.  The company's smelter at Greenwood will not start until the ore bins,  which have a capacity of, 12,500 tons,  are filled, and this will be about the  end of next week. There are over  4,000 tons of coke on hand, so there  I will be no delay for lack of fuel. Thirty  men are employed getting the smelter  in shape for blowing in the furnaces.  The new crushing and conveying plant  is being installed, the ore bins made  stronger, and a new roof added to the  , converter building. The smelter when  running at full capacity will treat about  ��60,000 tons of ore, and produce 600 to  ���700   tons  of:.. copper par���-month, - and  A employ 200 men.  Engineers iri connection with the  Greenwood-Phoenix tunnel are ex  pected to arrive on Monday.  The third, bunker at the Brooklyn  mine collapsed; last Saturday and fell  into the cave-;k below. The other two  bins fell "at the'tinie ofthe cave-in last  August, and the'third, which was badl>  undermined had been expected to fall  for some time.  An immense cave-in took place at  the glory hole, on Granby hill about a  week ago. Thousands of tons of ruck,  largely waste, were precipitated 10 the  bottom of the,pit, filling several chutes  down to the 300-fooi level, luckily.  no miners were-in llw .vicinity-at the  time and no person was hurt.  The manager of the Berthi Mining  company, FredfH. Knight, is now  looking over the property at Bannock  city, and it is said his visit is in connection with further development work  to be undertaken at once. Assays  all'the way from from $50 to $500 per  ton in gold are of common occurrence  at the Bertha mine.  .: Rumors of the, resuming of the Do  minion Copper company were very  persistent in camp during the past  few days, but-on enquiry Manager  Thomas stated no instructions to that  effect had yet been received. Thore  in charge of "the Brooklyn mine, in  Phoenix camp, however, were asked to  make a report of supplies required for  the resumption of operations, and'it is  generally expected that the Dominion  Copper properties will be operating  early next month.  COMING AM) GOING  iOiJ&UX^^  SPECIALS  FOR   TO-DAY'S   SELLING  Smoked Halibut, 20c per lb.  Smoked Kippers, 15c per lb.  Cxir 1 ew   Fresh  Creamery Butter  35c. per lb.  We want you to try this Butter ; there  is nothing finer comes to town, no  matter what the price.  Strawberries   Tomatoes  Green Onions   Lettuce  New Cabbage     Spinach  ===flroccrs  Boundary Side Lights  Five stages now run out of Greenwood.  Jeff Davis and family left Grand  Forks last week for their old home ib  Ontario.  A valuable race horse owned by  James McArdle, of Grand Forks, has  been stolen.  Henry Lee has planted 1,000 apple,  plum and cherry trees on his ranch up  the Kettle river this spring.  The Ceddio case is the only criminal  one on the docket at the assizes which  open at Greenwood next Tuesday.  Midway townsite is to be sold as  fruit farms. Extensive arrangements  for irrigation are being considered.  The Greenwood Board of Trade is  endeavoring to get together a collection of mineral samples representative  of the district.  Some qo men are now employed at  Tierney's camp on the Mother Lode  branch, and considerable activity is  evidenced on the new grade.  George R. Naden, M.P.P., of Greenwood, intends making his home at  Prince Rupert in future, having secured a site for an office there.  G. B. Taylor and W. E. Elson, of  Greenwood, will represent the I.O.O.F.  lodge of that city at the meeting of the  grand lodge in New Westminster next  month.  Grand Forks Oddfellows and Knights  of Pythias have donated $340, the proceeds of an entertainment, to the antituberculosis sanitarium building fund  at Victoria.  While Thomas Halliday, who lives  up the north fork, was in Grand Forks  last week some person broke into his  house and stole his rifle and a quantity of ammunition.  Over $1,100 was realized at a mammoth bazaar, under the auspices ofthe  Roman Catholic church at Grand  Forks last week. In the popularity  contest Miss Ella Lydon won the gold  watch.  Ed. Rowland returned Monday from  Port Simpson, where he had been  managing the North Coast. The  paper quit doing business about a  month ago, owing to a lull in the  timber-notice trade. Ed says the principal business in the north is wet weather. When it doesn't ram in that  country it snows, but in the interior the  climate is similar to that of the Boundary. It will be a year or two before  there is any great business along the  line of the G. T. P.���Greenwood  Ledge.  Gus JohnsonI'left this week on a  visit to Sweden. ��  A. E. Bodey was a visitor to Spokane yesterday. '�����'..  Mrs. J. T. Tai.t left yesterday on a  visit to Vancouver.  Mr.*and, Mrs.' Oliver Blair left on  Tuesday for Seattle. '  ~-  G..W; RumbergeF "\vas a visitor in  Greenwood o^Tgesday.  Mrs. Hawkins "left yesterday  on  a  visit to friends in Seattle._  "Andrew Johnson   went   to Spokane  this week to undergo special medical  treatment. -  Miss Carolina Swanson left on Tuesday for an extended trip to her former  home in Sweden.  Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Arnott are visiting friends in Nelson. They will return on Monday.  PHOENIX BREWERY  TO BE ENLARGED  Several Thousand Dollars to  be Spent in Improvements.  As a result of its extensive and increasing business, the Phoenix Brewery  is to be enlarged to treble its present  capacity. The new building will be  40x20 feet, three stories high, and will  be fitted throughout with new and up-  to-date machinery for brewing. All  the machinery has been ordered, and  is now on the way from Milwaukee,  Wis., and the erection of the new  building will be commenced at once.  T. Biner & Sons are among the  most progressive business men in town.  A little over two years ago they established the Phoenix Brewery, which was  by_far_the best ,equipped._brewine.pjant  TrTthe Boundary. Now they are increasing its capacity to 200 barrels per  day 'aX a cost of several thousand  dollars, installing the newest and most  up-to-date equipment for brewing. A  new fermenting cellar will also be  fitted up.  Phoenix beer has won an 'enviable  reputation for itself. So popular" has  this product become that Biner & Sons  are today supplying not only the entire  Boundary, but cities many miles  distant.  Last week they took over the business of the Eikhorn Brewery at Greenwood. They purpose building a warehouse   in   that   city   which   will    be  ���NOMINATIONS FOR  CITY ALDERMAN  To Fill Vacancy  Caused by-  Resignation of Mr. Porter,  The City Council met "on Wednesday evening, there being present Mayor  D, j/Matheson, Aldermen L. V. Birnie, Theophil Biner, R. C. Carson and  A. D.    McKenzie.      The   following  accounts were passed:  Grant Allen  ...............  Bank of Montreal   ..... ....  B. C. Telephone Co.   Wm. Hunter Co   Morrin, Thompson fk Co....  Alex. Martin   Phoenix Pioneer   Jos. Postlethwaite.. .   Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.  Phoenix Post Office   Thomas Drug Co  . . . ......  U.S. Fidelity & Guarantee Co.  D��.L. Mclntominey...,-.....;..  Dr/J. D. McLean.". . .... : .  Dr. W. H. Dickson   Hotel Brooklyn   A resolution was passed instructing  the Chief of Police to rigidly enforce  the Curfew Bylaw, which provides that  children under sixteen years must not  b.:  $7  00  '47  94  n  00  3  75  3  90  38  50  12  So  36  75  IO9  85  6  5��  2  75  8  00  ���7'  -00  5  00  3��  00  9  35  VISITING MASONS  ENTERTAINED  King Edward Lodge Banquets;  Visiting Brethren.  On Thursday evening King Edwin d  Lodge, No. 36, A.F. & A.vM.v r.y..  ally entertained visiting brethren in  the number about forty: At the' *- inclusion of lodge proceedings all v adjourned to Deane's hotej, where a banquet followed, the dejeuner provided  by Mr. Deane being most elaborate  and was not only a credit to the hotel  but to the city. Cut flowers hi profus-  ston decorated the tables. When all  had done justice to the menu, Worshipful Master T. Roderick presided  over the toast list, the responses being bright and pithy. "The King"  was responded to by all singing the national anthem.,', Coupled; with' the  toast "Our Grand Lodge," were the  names of W.J. Cook, J^-.Binge, T.  Brown, -J. J. Stru'tzcl; with"Greenwocd,  Harmony and Sister Lodges,"- were  the names of J. Greer, Rev. A, Ven  ables, D. McDonald, J. T. Hall, T. A.  Love.' Others'called on for speeches  were G. VV*. Rumberger, J. A. W. Mc-  Callum,  J. I. Feenie and  H. Smith.  Fred Hurst, of   Grand   Forks, has  been renewing acquaintances in camp j supplied frotnThebrewery here for the  during the past week. j present.  Judge Williams visited his ranch below   Denoro  on   Wednesday, and  re- \  ports bumper crop prospects.  W. D. Parker left on Thursday for  Chewelah, Wash., where he was called  through the serious illness of his   wife.  Mrs. D. Parker and Mrs.-Hendr'cks  arrived from Spencer on Wednesday  and will take up residence in Phoenix.  Mrs. Pilkington left yesterday over  the Great Northern for Vancouver,  where she will join her husband and  make their future home.  Miss Agnes E. McGrade left on  Monday for a six-months' visit to Ontario. She will visit friends at Mark-  dale, Toronto and Hamilton.  William Hunter, of Silverton, M.P.  P. for Slocan, and head of the William  Hunter Co., Limited, Phoenix, was in  town from Thursday to Friday.  John A. Timell, of Spokane, lumber  inspector for the Curtis & Yale Co.,  was in camp a few days this week.  He is a brother of Mrs. Steve Swanson.  O. E. LeRoy, of Ottawa, and C.  Drysdale, Montreal, arrived in town  this week and are conducting geological survey work for the government.  J. Corrigan came over from Moyie  on Saturday, returning again on Tuesday, accompanied by Mrs. Corrigan.  Their household good* were shipped  to Moyie this week, where they will  reside in future.  Chas. Biesel, formerly superintendent at Ihe Snowshoe, who is now  looking after some of the Consolidated  company's mines at Trail, was a visitor  in Phoenix from Saturday to Monday  He is taking his family to Trail to reside temporarily.  Martin Burrell, of Grand Forks, was  in town on Thursday shaking hands  with his many friends here. Mr. Burrell is owner of what is probably the  largest and finest nursery in the province, situated in the fertile valley near  Grand Forks. His shipments of trees  and shrubs this season has far exceeded that of any previous year, and  he considers fruit growing in British  Columbia will expand with leaps and  bounds during the next few years. He  employs about 50 men at his nursery  during the busy season, and has set  out some 250,000 young trees this  spring, 175,000 of which were apple  trees.  on the streets between the hours ofl"*���^?^.^^���^?���^  p.m.   and   6  a.m.,   unless  Students' Recital.  i     Seldom has a  larger audience been  seated in the Presbyterian church than  that which greeted  the pupils   of Mrs  Murray's  class   in  piano  and   voice,  on    Tuesday    evening     last.      And  from    the  enthusiastic   applause   by  the audience  following the rendering  of each   number the  performers had  indeed reason to   feel  flattered.    The  talent  displayed  was a pleasant   surprise, for it was  hardly to oe expected  that the young   performers could have  acquitted themselves   in the very cred  itable, way  in which   they did.    Etch  and every number on  the   programme  was  executed   in   a   manner that   reflected credit not only on the students  but  on   their   teacher,   Mrs.   Murray,  who is to congratulated on the success  of the recital.    Mrs. Murray  was also  in splendid voice in the rendering of  three vocal selections.    The program  of   the   recital   was    as    follows :���  Piano   duet,   "Parade  March,"   Miss  Daisy Horrell and Mrs. Murray; piano  solo, "Mary's Pet   Waltz,"   Miss Florence Swanson; organ   solo,   "Frolic of  iheFrogs," Miss Laurel Pickard; piano,  "Pearl Dew Drop   Waltz," Miss Edna.  Swanson; vocal duet, "Loch Lomond,"  Miss Helen Quinlivan and   Mrs. Mur  ray; organ,   "Clayton's Grand March,"  Miss Gladys  Pickard;  voice, "A Mile  Frae Edinburgh Town," Mrs. Murray;  piano, "General Grant's   March," lid-  die Swanson; piano duet, " The Sleigh-  ride," Mis? Mabel Heidman and Mrs.  Murray; voice, "Sing the Song YouSang  in Days of Old," (encore), Miss Rossie  Coutu; piano, "Playful  Rondo," Miss  Helen Quinlivan; piano, "Whisperings  of Love," Miss   Cora   Dawson;   voice,  "Some Day I'll   Wander Back Again,"  Miss Gladys   Pickard;   piano,   "The  Whipoorwill   Song,"(vanations),    M^ss  Hittie Graham;   piano,   "Valse in E,"  Miss   Daisy   Horrell;  piano,    "When  Knighthood   Was   in   Flower,"   Miss  Mabel Heidman: voice, "The Brook,"  (imitatation of  water accompaniment),  (encore),   Mrs. Murray ; piano,   Edelweiss    Glide,"   Miss    Rossie    Coutts;  voice,    "Two    Little    Shoes,"     Miss  Helen Quinlivan.  Latest Prices in Meiala  Nuw York���Copper, elei'.tvOytii-, $12  hiKe. $12.75 & *13.00.  9 p.m. and o a.m., unless accompanied by their parents, or a guardian.  The penalty for any infraction of this  bylaw is a fine of $25.00 and costs, or  30 days in jail, or both, to be imposed  on the parents.  The city clerk was instructed to procure supply of dog license tags, and to  collect the license on all dogs within  the city.  The office of alderman in the west  ward, held by Mr. W. J. Porter, was  declared vacant, and a nomination to  fill the same will be held. Nominations will be held on Monday, June  1st, from 12 noon to a p.m., and election, if any, on Thursday, June 4th,  with M. M. Stephens as returning  officer.  The assessment roll was received,  and Tuesday, July 7th, set as the date  of Court of Revision, to hear complaints  against it, ir any. The council as a  whole will constitute the Court of Revision.   '   ,      . '  by J. Greer, and responded to by Worshipful Master Roderick. Speeches  were interspersed with solos by R. K.  McCammon, G. Turner, and H:Reed,  reading by F. XV. McLean and quartette by R. K. McCammon, G. Turner, J. Pickthall and T. Brown.  Premier McBride Visile Phoenix.  Yesterday 1 iimier McBride and Dr.  H. E. Young provincial secretary,  were in town fa-, a few hours and were  warmly received i.y many friends here,  Coming into : : Boundary by way  of the Okanaga i and Keremeos, they  spent Thursday evening at Greenwood.  Leaving here yesterday afternoon they  will visit points en route to Nelson,  where the premier is to be tendered a  reception and banquet by Conservatives  friends.  Try the Pioneer job department for  your next order of printing.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  May 33, *o8  V  I'hc following table give* the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 190P, for 1901, lor A  i*yoj. for 1903, for 190.1, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. a�� reported to the Phoenix rioneer��� r  Mink. 1900     X901       1902       1903  Grauby Mines.... 64,553 231.702 309,858 393.7"*  02).,; g. $12.87;   liiKe.  Bar Silver, 52%  Lead, *4 22}* @ k4.17>*  Spelter, J4.55 �� $4 05  -Snowshoe..........       297  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode���   5.340  H. C Mine..:.... 19,494  Kmma - -   Oro Denoro   Donnfe Belle -   Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stem-   Idaho- -   Rawhide-   Sunset-  -   Mountu Rose-    Athelstan    1,200  Murriaon -    ��� R. Bell   A Senator   �� Brey Pogle   A No. 37   I Reliance-   9 Sulphur Kiug_.  m Winnipeg ��..  T Golden Crown...  "f King Solomon...  3ig Copper ���  No. 7 Mine   City of i'nris   Jewel        160  Rive! side ��   Carmi   Sally   Kambler -   Butcher Boy   Duncan   Providence   Eikhorn   Slrathmoie   Golileu Ragle   Prestou   Prince Henry   Skylark   Cast Chance   K. f. O. Mine   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby   Republic.       Miscellaneous...    3,23��  1,731    20.800   71,313  99.034 141.326 138.079  47.405   14.8x1   19.38S  8,530  1904  S49.70J  1905  653.889  1900  '01,4a  8,4*  801,404  " lis  174.298    147.57��  650  ".937  ���5.537  37.��6o  16,400  9.48s  3,007  105,900  M&S  11.804  3.��77  1907  613.537  135,00:  208.331  1,713  18,374  14.481  4',eai  3��>7  4S0  Put ���  Wert: A  ��o,767 X  3,ooo ��  480'  3".35��     55.731  8o��     7.455   '5.731  550  &  S.646  3.339  363  3.070  3.��SO  4.J86  25,108  3.0S6  4.747  140,685  3.960  26,032  ��8J90  3.5S5  3.450  333  364  33  1,076      1,040       785  3,250           635    87s    ��.435  1.833  13  150  6��5  3,000 .  350  483  3,o6o  ���'S^o'  586  43.^95  ".��53  64.173  31.270  31.aS8  649  79  ...30  145  ...30  106  *3��  "6V5  80  319  993  400  167  J.4S��       32S  500  736  325  52  5��  300  60  750  770  15��  535  689  ��55  73  20  40  7��  I.X40  40  ...��_  40  700  20  [40  fc  334  589  ���   30  .....����        45  . ...  50        20  500  Total,tons  96,600 390,800508,876690,419839,808   933.5481,161.5371.148,337  Smelter treatment��� 00 .�����..-  Granby Oo 62,387   230.828 JI2.340 401.931 596,353  BCYCopperCo  "7.6ii 148,600 162,913 310,484  Dom.Cop.Co  132,57030.930  687,988 828,879  210,830   123,740  34,059 318,811  637,626  341.952  153.439  425,978  412,926  Total reduced- 62.3S9 34��,439 460,940 697,404 837,666 982.8771.172.43�� M33.017    412,926  .tgHM*^^*)*^**^^^*!^^)*^*^*^^^^*^^^.  '"5i--^  MX  -���*��!���).   '.-  m::  s| j. ^j'%  *&��� ;��,pR^M'I  |ii^'i!:liS;f'.,;&p -.  ffpf  JaM!  It S&Kl &'  ���M  P4B  IB  THE PffgSSIX PKWEBB.  ���*Aw^:r*W��^ ''.'i^iii^ '-^SjiSlfci.^ -��a����ii*^id*��3tfix'*��*i.  r*!*tt  :-��  nv\\\  - M?��*��i.  ,������ C?t^^^ -v:&&o&4 ,V':'!  m  i  ^6&&U4J?e . c��;  zamms��  Sk i*. l,v  "5JJJJJ,  provisions. Appointments Will be made  by competitive examination, conducted  by a non-partisan l>oard ; statutory increases will be wiped out, and all  future augmentations will be on the  rt commendation of the deputy ministers.  THE GREENWCX)D-  PHOENIX TUNNEL  Late despatches  from  Ottawa suggest that the Dominion elections may  take place in June.    An appeal to the 1 Peacock, M.  E., and Richard   . 1 :    .        ..-. ...      _._i__    Stmno-   e\( fliinnA    nn thuir rvlnn  Now Being Financed by American Capital.  ,   The Pacific Miner, San   Francisco,  says:���  Edward Ford Johnson,  secretary of  the Crescent Mines, Limited; Dr.   S.  Arm-  country begins to look likes the only  solution to the political hold-up at the  capital.  All the political guns in Ontario and  Quebec are now on the firing line.  FOR SALE BY HUNTER-KENDRICK CO  The Phoenix Pioneer  rVad Bo*m4tary Mining Touraal.  i OMa-TTODAra u\ ma  PfOiVEEB PUBLISHING CO.  4rnonir.i.c  T; ALFRCD LOVE. Maajaaci*.  U^aaaas | BSSSffl&iJ-.* ��  /;  ���traacBirrioa* in advahcb.  tt*St7.3TflS*rM.n....MMMM...M��....��HM...,'....M.m...  *^SKaMl0SUM^..MM....WH(.��.............^....M....,  f* the- Patted States, per yesr_.���___..  Uvos*.a.'.eaoiaaatMcr ber to this caper,  I' aal srrttatloa to you to become oae.  this  Aitw threat rates laratahao oa application.  fcia+l awjtioea is and 5 ceaU per line.  Foar weekly faaerUons coaeUtate one - month's  a tnttnUta. '"  V  "���ii.'f��tei.-*Ti����riW��*.;;--,TSilTrr;*-.,��it.  J^i'^MaVY  1908  ti  3��  f��^&��?A  -n TvV'appreciate the .benefits derived  through the coming into the camp of  the Great ..Northern railway.    It  has  . ahwtMbe Canadian,, Pacific, how  to  qhandleore,no,betterprodtof which is  ^.re^iiired^hmn the fact that the C.P.R.  ^a&^rccenJtly added a, number of new  ,.oreicaixa to^ts.service of. similar capa-  ��� cityi an^degign.    The Great Northe rn  , ,<is a road, built without the raid of sub-  '-i tidies or, land grants, has a roadbed  '���'into;Phoenix superior to 'that ��� of ^trie  * -C.P.R.*', and'ia giving a"*bet|ter.passen-  ifZmttmmi&.lnJan&oxteaii the'eity. Still  r-^withal we decline to believe ihateither  corporation entered the Premier Boun-  daryMining Camp for the same reason  that Carnegie makes bis donation;  to  libraries/ "An iranfese-tdnnage~with a  handsome revenue was to be derived  frbnr the  undertaking,  and   the. railroads saw no betterfield to enter.  We note with gratification the public I portation is considered  spiritedness of many > of our citizens, j-   The C.P.R. is satisfied to  give and  who have been improving their  prem-j ta'ce "* such matters in the interests ol  some who prefer to stay  in  the old  rut and profit  by  the  improvements  made at the expanse of othei s, and as  example">e misfit mention the depot  of the Great Northern   railway, which  :s almost in  the  heart of the city,  lighted by an.old, oil'lamp cr two,  with a   couple of platform   lamps   of  the same order and of about the same  lighting capacity   as a  There is little inside  the  place either  to  attract  attention,   besides  a   very  poorly furnished office without even a  safe, although the road   has been well  patronized and has  done a good business ever since it  entered  Phoenix.  The company does not even patronize  the local bank, which is a regular chartered institution   with   many branches  scattered   throughout   the  Dominion.  They  employ in . the depot but  one  man, the agent,   much of whose  time  is necessarily devoted to the soliciting  of competitive freight  and   passenger  business, and while he is employed in  this manner patrons  of the  company  are compelled to  wait this-company^  convenience, "very *often   to   the pat-  jron's inconvenience.    Still   this company solicits and expects as much patronage as the C.P.R., a company which  with all its  faults  employs  a suitable  staff, lights its depot, which is neat and  sightly,   with  electricity,   provides its  agent with suitable office furniture, including a safe, and does its local banking with the Eastern Townships Bank.J  Citizens cannot   but note the difference in   service given by  these rival  companies and route their business accordingly.  We understand that the Great Northern have repeatedly turned down  the proposition of lighting with  electricity on account of the cost  being higher than in some of  the towns in Kootenay, and here we  ask'thatJ-company,' why they should  not pay a higher price for , lighting  here? This company exacts a higher  freight rate on through Eastern and  Pacific Coast freight to Phoenix than  'they do to Nelson, 'although the mileage to Nelson is greater than to Phoenix by their route, the difference in  the rate being 38 cents per hundred  pounds on first clas": freight. Passen-  ger-faresarealso higher. The cost of  supplies in Phoenix is not out of proportion with those of other interior  I towns, when the diffeience  in   trans-  PROVINCIAL.  A hospital will be erected at Vernon  to cost $50,000.  The Kilties band is to make a tour  of British Columbia.  Kootenay Liberal convention will  be held at Nelson on June 4th.  The provincial government is appointing officials for enforcement of  the fishery laws.  The grand lodge of the Knights of  Pythias of British Columbia will meet  at Rossland next year.  Track-lay.'ng on the V. V. & E.  railway to Hedley will commence  about the middle of June.  The Adams Lumber Co., an American concern, will put up a quarter  million dollar plant at Shuswap.  Four orchards at the coast were  destroyed last week because of being  infected with tne tent caterpillar.  At the recent meeting of the B. C.  Presbyterian synod, Rev. J. M, Miller,  of Naniamo, was elected moderator.  Lodges  of the Scandinavian    Aid  .. . . ,        and Fellowship Society' have recently-  lightening bug. beea instit!lted at Nelson ujd Moyie/  The Miners' Union in Fernie is  building a hall that will cost $35,000.  The opera house part -will seat 800  people.  strong, of Chicago, on their return from  Greenwood,   B.C.,   reported   that the  city council considered with favor the  bonusing for $50,000 of the project to  drive 2,000 feet deep a tunnel between  Greenwood and Phoenix at a cost of  $3,000,000, at the rate of $1,000,000  a mile.     They also met with other  encouragement and they are preparing  to finance the proposition by the organization of a tunnel company.    The big  copper producers at Phoenix are noncommittal, but the people at Greenwood say that  if the  tunnel  is only  driven a third of the distance it will be  of vast benefit to the mining industry.  Several years ago a tunnel from near  Grand Forks, a distance of  six miles,  was proposed, but it was not seriously  considered and the plan'was dropped.  Soon    afterward   the   Granby   Company planned to run a bore two miles  in   length   from    Deadman's   Gulch,  almost due north of Phoenix, which  would  reach the Granby mines at a  depth of 1,500 feet.    No'official state  ment was ever given out about the matter, however, and nothing came of it,  A   year   ago   there  was  talk  of the  same company running a tunnel from  Fourth of July Creek to reach its ore  bodies  in this camp  at great depth.  These plans,  however, have evidently all been shelved; hundreds, of .thousands of dollars have been spent by the  Granby Company in equipment and  appliances to take its ore out in Phoenix, the two railways having also spent  large amounts in increased   trackage  facilities for the mines.  BOVRIL renovates  the blood and builds up  muscle and nerve. It is  good for children,  athletes and invalids���  for all.  The Canada Co. of Nelson, will begin  operations 'about  June- 1st,   and  R C MINING  A lease has been taken of the Spitzee  mine  in   Rossland,  the mam lead of  which was recently discovered at some  j distance  from   the   workings   m   the  mine on a city back lot.  I     It is stated officially  that the duty  I on sulphide of zinc ores going-mtothe  (United   States  from   Canada  will no  ! longer be collected  at  the  boundary-  line between the two countries.  The placer miners on Wild ^Hbrse  creek are reported to have commenced  piping last week, and at piesent art-  removing a large amount of gravel.  Indications are that a considerable a-  mount of the yellow metal will be  , taken out this season.  j Ml K Rogers, the well known min-  who  developed   the  famous  DRAYING  Of all  kiu.lo  promptly att*��.,.i. 1  to.' Rapid ExprrPam|a&'  Careful aiteiuj,,,, ,*���*.*}  Transfer,  orders  JAMES Q. McKEOWN.  TUCK   COLLIN'S  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. Ftrat & Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, U. c,  will be capable  of-handling 20 tons of, N?ke, p|{lte mine at Hedley, Similka  ore a day. meen  district,   for the   Daly  estate is  '1 he  Phoenix   Pioneer   is  the only about to erect a $40,000. power plani  _ . ..-_-.-.t. _   ����.....: j _���        -..-,. -./.'. _*':���..'_���'A.  .l��� j. 1 ������. ���(  paper in the Boundary that prints all  the news of the Boundary���and prints  most of it FIRST. Sent to any address in Canada or Great Britain for  $2.00 per year, or to any other part of  the world for $2.50. Now is the  accepted time.  in connection with the development of  the Hidden'Creek-;'group he bonded  last year^.-and-'*which is located at  Goose Bay,vpbservatory Inlet.  Try the Pioneer job department for  your next order of printing. ; >'  , M. SHKaBINO.  Secretary.  Operation Prevented.  Harty A. Logan, of Vancouver, has  been selected as ��� the Rhodes Scholar  for British Columbia. He is a McGill man.  A guide has been appointed by the  Provincial Government to pilot tourists through the parliament buildings  at Victoria '  Nelson is having a building erected  on tbe Dominion-fair, grounds at Calgary for the display- of-Kootenay fruit  and minerals. .  Eighty-five of the Doukhobors for  th.��-n��w-colony -at Waterloo;_:on the  Columbia river,' arrived at their desti~  nation last week. '  J. R. Store has taken a contract to  supply the C.P.R. with," 50,000 railway ties.    He will  have  camps  near  Moyie and Aldrich.  ,- -  Last Friday at'- the ������'meeting rof the  B. C. Methodist- conference- in Vancouver,'Rev. John Robson, of Nanaimo, was elected president for this year.  Commencing on June 1, the C.P.R.  will establish a semi-monthly steamer  service between Vancouver and Victoria and Queen Charlotte Island ports  via northern British Columbia ports..  Hon. Mr. Aylesworth gives notice  of an amendment to' make the salary  of the Chief Justice of the Court of  Appeals of British Columbia $8,000,  and that of puisine judges $7,000 each  'Two hundred and' seventy samples  of British Columbia salmon, recently  collected from all parts of Canada, have  been analysed'by the inland revenue  department and every one found to be  good.     ''  Use Case of Piles Cared by Zaaj-Bak.  Sufferers from  Piles will   be'interested in the following testimony of Mr.  Garfield Logan, 149 Weiland Avenue,  St. Catherines, Ont. ��� He' says: - "For  years I was a great sufferer  from  protruding bleeding piles;   They-got  so  bad that it was impossible (for me' to'  walk or sit down without a.great deal  of suffering.    The pain I endured was  dreadful.    I tried everything and the  doctors told me I would- have to be  operated upon before I could be cured.  I  do  not  think that there was  one  remedy that I did not  try,   but  they  failed to cure me,   One'day I;received  a sample of Zam-Buk and,' tried -that'.  I got some relief and. decided 40  give  it a good trial."  I bought three   boxes  ���nd -pefore I "had  finished'the third  box I was completely cured. ��� Zum-Buk  salve has saved me hundreds of dollars  because   I  had  decided  to have the  operation if Zam-Buk did-not cure me.  I. have recommended   Zam-Buk to_a  number of my friends,   and am always"  praising Zam-Buk."  Zam-Buk succeeds because' it-goes  right to the root of the trouble.* Healing, soothing and an tiseptic, it is'Nature's remedy for all skin diseases. A11  stores and druggists - sell at .50c, or  from the Zam Buk Co., Toronto.  PHOENIX NEST   >   OKDtR OF OWLS.  Meets every Thursday Kvtx.  txa, at Miuers' Union l|ai|.  CotJUl Welcome toBrtthttn. VUi'lng  DANNY DEANE, Pt.jiden.  CHAS. E.  KING, Sicrury  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A.F.iUjiI A. "U.  ReguIarconimuiiicoUoii8p.nl. t>t  ond Thursday of each month.  Kmergent meeting! a*called;M��onit  Hall, McHftle Block.  T. RODERICK,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LODGK NO. <t>  Meets every Houday Kvenlng it Mineri' I1>|  VUltlnc brethren cordially Invited.  Cakltom H. Cook, N. a.  W. 8. Cook. Rec. Sec'y.  C. W. WuiTTAKBR.Fer. Fin. iJecj.  PHOEXIX   AKRIE   NO, 1SS  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season :  -, Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  .ill   the  ik'tn.  other  Markota at Greenwootl, Grainl Forks, Miilvv.iv,   Eholt mnl  principal Cities' anil Towns in B.C., Alberta ami V  Headquarters: Ileidquarterg for-BoniKLirv:  NELSON, B.C. '    -UKEKNWOOD, B.C.   ��  freasexasxase��*^^  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000   J RESERVE: FU "-"D $ ' .a-; 3 -?o )  HEAD OFFICE-SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Meeta Friday even  Union Hall.  VUlling    brothers  alwayiwekome  J   Whir, W. V.  HahryJahks,  W. Sec  A. S. HOOD,  Plre, Life aid  Accideat Uiaraoce.  Oeaeral AgeaL '  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  THE  Arrangements have been completed  by the Provincial Government for the  surveying and mapping, during the  coming summer, of the outlying and  hitherto little known sections of the  province.  The Grand Trunk-Pacific has abandoned its scheme of a - route along the  Copper river, owing to the -heavy  grades. It is now settled that the  route will be from Francis lake,^ across  Bulkiey valley to Hazleton and thence  along the Skeena river. It is expected  that the contract for- this -section will  be awarded tbis summer.  . WITH'OVEB 8IXTV BRANCH OFFICES IN  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  mm owwati facilitieh pobbissko by  * 1 ' NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA'   cviicciiras 111 attikiaj Busiiess Generally  IN  THAT  IUPOBTANT  TBKH1T0KY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  BHANCUKS   IN  Manitoba,  Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over the World.  Correspondents  flalcyon Hot Springs::;  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1W8! ORB RECORD  ises and making them not only places  .of utility but-places to be admired.  Nothing can be' done which can better  ,--be expected.to return good results  than the beautifying of the city���attracting more people into it and consequently making more business.  While we commend those who are  progressive and striving to keep pace  with our onward growth and commercial importance, we regret  to  notice  INDIGESTION ^  IS THE EHD OF HEALTH. ���'  1  W  W  I  i  Health ends when indigestion  t>egins,bccause nutrition fails.  "Thus you ��re starved. Then  the impurities which arise  from undigested food get into  your system. Thus you are  poisoned. Afother Scigel's  Syrup makes an end oi indigestion by strengthening tlie  digestive organs.  MOTHER  AM  CUBES         INDIGESTION.  t VtUft 6a ct��- per Iwlue,   Sold cvccvwlicre.  ' a. jJ "garm ft co��� i,td��� montueal.  the city, and why should not the Great  Northern treat us in like manner?���instead oi giving us a poor grade Rockefeller light, and avoiding doing busi-  of any kind in town, taking the desperate chance of holding its daily cash  over night without even a safe in which  to keep it until the train leaves in the  morning. At ni^ht the depot is  place of darkness and in consequence  is moie difficult to police.  We   think it  is  up to the business  men of this   city to see that the Great  Northern   meets   them    on   even   or  nearly  even   ground,   and   to    insist  that a sufficient staff be given the agent  who without help is  powerless to give  the service required, light its dqiot in  twentieth century manner, and in genera! show itself to be interested in the  welfaie of the city in  order to get the  business.  James J. Hill, it's up to you.  Business men of Phoenix, you con  trol the routing of your own   business,  and it's up to you.  Shipments aad Smelter Receipts Far-Year to  Dale.  . Ore shipments "from"the various  mines of Boundary, and K<rOtenay,- and  the receipts of ore at ���' the smelters of  Southeastern-British Columbia for last  week and for 1908.to .date-are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary .24,309. 402,446  Rossland     51^23 108,259  East Columbia River    1,453    40,397   The must perlertly appoint'd Hralcb  aud Pleasure Kcsort in the Wrjil. wilh a com-  pleteayatem of Baths���iucluding Turkish bitiI  Ktuaian. Open tbe year round. The curativ;  properties of ita water* are uuequaled.  r ..'For Carina; all Rbaumatic. Nervoui and. Ifu��-  ralar Trouble*.  For Heat-re all  Kidney, Liver aud  Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all MtO-llicPouou" (rom th  "yatem  The grandeur  of   chef scenery   is  unrivalled  Mountains, uow peaks, forests, lakes,water��alt.��  aoatlug. yachting, fishing, shooting,  ezcuisirm  Ita winter climate   is ansurr*a��sed '  tennis,  rnOdn  Harry Mcii*rrosn  for  Total  SMELTER  '31.585   S5r.'02  IS NOT K UUXURY  IT'S A  NECESSITY  RECEIPTS���  Granby , 24,309.  Trail      5,801  Northport (LeRoi)..     1,841  Marysville    k  4<>r.954  105,117  31.953  5.73o  Total  3��.95i 544,754  PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. MtKAY & SONS; Props.  Fnraanr iwo Poaawv  MILK  AND CREAM  OSMJVfUUKD.DJkIS.il TO   ANY'  PABT OF FDOHNIX.  Grva Va A. Tkiai.  R'ATureM.onow Gvabatctkbo  A merchant with a big store, a-big stock of goods, clerks  and equipment, who expects to do business witliottt adver-  tising, is like the man who pays a lot of money for, fine gas  fixtures but hopes to get along without having a meter put in  and the gas turned on, "because of tlie expeiise." In both  instances costly equipment will give poor results.  The  cuticle covering the human anatomy-is-entirely re-  Greenwood   Liquor  Co,  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  ?  As wis ship direct in Carloads, we can  make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  The bill to amend the civil service  act, be'ng introduced in the House of  Commons,   outlines   some   excellent  Jas. Mc&veath. ���& Co.  GREEN W'OOn, B  C.  newed every few years���not a particle ofthe old skin remaining.     A  store  undergoes  this   change  every > few weeks or  months, accoidihg to the advertising enterprise of its owners.;  The progressive store of today is completely _a new store as  compared with itself a  few months  ago.    Speak to 1500 people weekly through the columns  of the  PIONEER���-the paper thatybring- results.  ioenix pioneer  LEADING  WEEKLY   OP  THE  BOUNDARY  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (No* Edllon Issued March, ISC8.)  SIZE: Oct  vo.  PAGES:   1228.  CHAPTERS:"^.  SCOPE: The   Copper   Industry of  the  World.  C0VER1.\G: Gifpei History, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining, - Milling, Le.ieliing,  Smelting, Refining, Brands, Grades,  Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes.  Terminology, Deposits by Districts,  States, Countries and Continents,  Mine*s in Detail, Statistics of Production,' Consumption, Imp-'iis, l'.xp rts,  Finance.s,_ Dividends, etc.  The Copper. Handbook is conccd-  edly the ;  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  THE MINER needs the books for  the facts it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and  Copper Mines.  THE METALLURGIST needs the  book for th i farts it gives him legnrd-  ing copper milling, leaching, tui.ltiii|*  and refining.  THE COPPER CONSUMER  needs the book tur every chap.er it  contains. It tells what, and explains  how and why.  THE INTESTOR   IN   COPPER  SHARES cannot aff ird to be without  it.      'Ihe   Copper   Handbook    ^ives  statistics  and  general information on  one hand, with thousands  of detailed  mine descriptions on the other, covering   the  copper   mines Of the entire  world, and. the 40  pages r>f condensed  statistical tables alone are worth  more  than the price of the book to each and  every owner of copper mining shares.  .PRICE:   $5.00   in   buckram   with  i-ilt    top,   or   $7.50   in    full   library  morocco.  TERMS: The most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent  you, all carriage charges prepaid, on  one week's approval, to be returned if  unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to see the book  and judge for yourself of its value to  you ?  WRITE  NOW  to the editor and  publisher.  Horace J. Stevens  39,  Shklden Building, Houghton  -Mich., U.S.A. ��� - u..*T "miJil *r"-TTT I*. f-  yrJV.i .-iflOVfi^i n*���  i  THBrPHOBNIX PIONBBB.  Busier** Phllaiophv.���XXVI.  Resolved, there are easier things to  do than broncho busting. Buffalo  Bill says "that a broncho buster doesn't  live long." I wouldn't want to live long  if I were one. Some of those broncos  are like some men, you can't get them  to act nice or be good-natured with all  the petting and kindness in the world.  Come boys, let's smile and be kind;  then every body will like us and treat  us nice and we'll be happy, and happy  people are usually well. "Laugh and  grow fat" is true. Happiness and  health are natural���unhappiness and  ill health are our own doing. ^That's  right.'    Don't worry.  Bad SjrtiiptwmjB.  The woman who >ias periodical head-  ashes, backache, sees   Imaginary   dark;  spots or specks floating or dancing before  her eyes, haa^nawing distress or'heavy  full feelingjj.fi/tomach, taint spells, drag-  gtng-down^efellng in lower abdominal or  pelvic regebn, easily, startled or excited,  In-eguUrfor painful periods, with or without   pfelvlc  catarrh, is  suffering   from  weaknTwsps and/*5<;rangcments that should-;  have early attention.    Not all of abova  symptom alS likely to be present in any -  case at oiie/ime.  Neglected or. badly treated and such  cases/ofben run into maladies which de- .  man/fUte surgeon's knife If they do not  res��4j*natully.  mr-rtiplrifl rxtnnt. has aiirh  a tone  PROCEEDINGS  OF INSTITUTE  Meeting   at  Rossland  Last Week.  Jr.*aiiiii"it4i*ui;"B��J-''nT7iBs,naTaiu^��srrariji3i  miw as irr. l'lercns  tlnn. _ Ho mcnictnc -       .  T*rf��f^S.��l"*Ti'l|   jnrlnrsirripm.. ni  -riavoritf,  lias-such  5��t  xas,  ��� ntc���rvnrtti mnm  Kro��r.rn>-  n.. ��t.rpna;  IOC  than, j|  Engineer    Campbell's   Paper  Considered the Best.    p any  "llllll'"'.'" nrmnarv nnn.i.roiPylr.r.aL li*-  Hrf|(yniaiy   The   very  best   ingredients  'itilli���'rJ*i P"11"  lfrnynlaly   The          ...���   known to medical science for the cure of  woman's peculiar aWlnnnts enter into Its  composition.    No alcohol,   harmful,  or  habit-forming drug is to bo found in the  list of Its -'ingredients printed on  each  bottle-wrapper and attested under oath..  In any condition of the female system,  Dr. Pierce!s;Favori to Prescription can do  only good���never, harm, a Ita ..whole, effect;  Is to strengthen, invigorate and regulate  the wholo female system and especially  the pelvic organs.   When -these are deranged in function or affected by disease,  the stomach and other organs of digestion ,  become   sympathetically   deranged, the  nerves are weakened,"'and a long list of  . bad, unpleasant symptoms follow.    Too  much must not be expected of this "Favorite Prescription." -itwill not perform  miracles-will, not cure tumors���no medicine will." Itwill often prevent them,If  taken in time, and thus the operating -  table  and  the surgeon's knife may be  avoided.   ,-������  ��� Women suffering from diseases-of long  standing, arc invited to consult Doctor  Pierce by letter, free. 'All correspondence  is held as strictly private and sacredly  confidential. Address Dr. R. V. Pierce,  I'tifTiilo. N. Y.  .Dr. Pierce's "Medical Adviser (1000 pages)  is S3 nt free on receipt <��f 31 one-cent  stamps for" paper-covered, or so stamps  (uruioth-bound copy.   Address as above.  NOTICE.  NOTtCH IS IIKRKBY GIVKN that, thirty days  after date. I, Josrtii J. BASSBTr. of Hanford  Jurction, U.C., intend to ap-.ily to the superintendent o provincial police V. S. Husscv, of  Victoria, . for the renewal of a retail liquor  license for the Hartford .Hotel, at Hanford  Junction, B.C.  JosKrn J.- Babsbtt.  Hartford Junction, B.C., April ai, 1908.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement*;.  NOTIOB.  Monte Grand & California fraction mlatrsl  claim, aituate hi Greenwood Mining Division ol  Yale District. '   ^  Where located���Greenwood Camp.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby m.  Agent for John MulllBan, Free M��uer"a Oejif;  cate, NO. btbii. i'itend, sixty days from dale  hereof, to apply to the M nine Recorderfor a  Certl6c��le o? trap.ovemenW. for the purpose ol  obtaining a Crown Orr.nl ol Ihe abore claim.  And further.Take Notice-that ���f'*'"'*."'}"  Section ��. mutt be commenced before tr/.e t^  auance of such Certi6cate ol Improvemeuta.  Date! Ihl�� a7fh day of Jane. A D, 1907.  a8��� "  FORB8S M. KKRBY. Agent.  NOTICE.  In the matter ofthe Land Reg'atry *���**��������*'?  the matter ot the Title to Lot **"���*��'��" '*&  Block Eighteen (18), Map 60. O.d liousides sub-  dlvislon.Town orPnoeiilx wn  WHEREAS, the Certificate of llJle�����,I(Y|I,,��  LIAM A BTONK and BAM.UKL J. ����*���������  being Certlficaie of Title No ��**�� *:�� "= *���*^u  hereditament*, has been lost ��*1 *���**.?",,!.-��  application has been made to me for a duplicate  KOTXB I. hereby g'*���� ^ he^dlu'meSl.  Ce'tlficate oi Title to the above **��*d',***"-n,'";  wnite taScd.at the ��P'"0",��r nereor ���n  from the date ofthe first MbX*��*�����h��$?I'�����.  teas in the meantime valid objection to the con  trary is made to me in wrltiiiir.  W. H. EDMONDS.  District Registrar of Titles  rjtnd Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C.,  May 7th. 1908.  Pboeoix Sfaoe Shop  A. T. TURANO, Prop.  Boots andShoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof. ���  flcat Street-        Opposite Knob Hill Hotel  ... The.following is the proceedings,- in  part, of the Mining . Institute taken  from the Miner:  The western branch of the Canadian  Mining Institute met in this city tin  Thursdav and held a. forenoon and  afternoon session, at which .interesting  papers were read and the regular business of the body transacted. On Wednesday- evening the visiting members  were entertained at a smoker in the'  Rossland club. Friday was spent by  the visitors hi inspecting the mines.  Including the local members and visitors, thirty members of the institute  were-in attendance at the meeting.  On Thursday morning, at 11 o'clock,  the meeting was called to order by A.  B. W. Hodges, president of the branch,  who said he thought the room would  be filled with members and visitors on  the occasion of a meeting of this character. The influence wielded by the  society, however, could not be measured by the attendance., . He spoiteof  the-great influence of the mining industry, and how far-reaching the influence, of such an organization as the  Canadian Institute was. The papers  and their discussion would be published far and wide and would be read  in many places, and these germs of  knowledge would be added to the  world's store of wisdom, and would  exert much influence. (Cheers and  applause).  J. A. Macdonald, M.P.P., on the invitation of the chairman, made a short  address in which he told how pleastd  the people of Rossland were to have so  important a body meet here. The  speaker said he considered that Rossland is the banner gold-copper camp,  although some of those present might  not agree with this. He said he had  still the faith that he always had had  that here we had a permanent and valuable deposit of mineral. He spoke of  the usefulness of the institute, and of  the fact that there was no rivalry nor  competition between the mines and  mining engineers, as everyone in the  profession is glad to see the others  prosper, and this spirit of unselfishness  had been carried into the organization.  (Applause.)  A. J. McMillan made a short speech  in which he said he was glad to see the  Mining Institute meet in Rossland.  We have large deposits of ere here, he  said, and have confidence in the future.  There have been difficulties and they  have been overcome, and in the futuie,  if they come again, they would be surmounted.    (Applause.)  Mr. Hodges stated that the Can]  adian Mining Institute would visit the  west in September. Accompanying  them as guests there would be eminent  mining and metallurgical experts from  Great Britain and the continent. They  will stop at Crow's Nest points, Nelson,  Kossland, and in the Boundary. The  intention of the members of the western  branch was not only to entertain them  but to accompany them as far as Victoria, where the institute will hold a  meeting. The western < branch''would  probably also hold a meeting  A debate ensued as to whether :he  province could not be induced to grant  a sum for the purpose of entettainin|>  the foreign .and continental visitors,1  and also whether a permanent annual-,  grant could not be obtained from the'  provincial'government. The Dominion  yiyes $3,000 a year to it, and has promised $5,000, and Ontario $1,500,-and  tt is thought that B C. should also be  generous in this regard. It was thought  by J. A. Macdonald that if a grant was  asked the government it would: be  (���ranted.  E. Jacobs, the secretary, read replies  from Hon. Templeman, R, XV. Brock,  of the Geological survey, to letters ;as  to geological work in the west, and  they stated that the work would be  continued.  Oil reassembling at 2.30, E. Jacobs,  secretary, read a paper from notes  given him hy W...J. Watson,: of the  Tyee smelter at Ladyssnith, on.'��� a  "Malte Separating Foreheath,", which  had been used to advantage in the  plant for two years. Among other advantages it affords a reduced wear and  tear of matte pits, the stream of matte  not striking the side of the pot, as nn  the ordinary method, the saving of tapping clay, the elimination of danger-to  men being burned when tapping and  dispensing with a tapper, and the saving afforded in not having to pay the  wages of an extra man.  Paul E. Couldrey moved that the  council be increased-to twelve, including the president and secretary, in order  to augment the effectiveness,���Carried.  On a motion of R; H. Stewart, seconded by F. W. Guernsey, R.W. Coul-  ihard; oi Fernie; Robert Hamilton, of  Vancouver; and John L. Retallack,. of  Kaslo, were added to the council.  The council recommended that a  committee consisting of A. B. W.  Hodges, W. H. Aldridge and S.S.  Fowler be appointed to request the  government to make a grant for the  purpose of entertaining the foreign  visitors who will come west with the  Canadian Mining Institute in September. Tho recommendation was adopted  on. the motion of A. J. McMillan, seconded by M. E. PurceuV  ��� A resolution was adopted that a  committee of five be appointed to make  suggestions to the council as to the itinerary of the western trip of the ;institute next fall, on the motion of S. S.  Fowler, seconded by J. XV. Col lis.  H. H. Claudet read an interesting  paper on the Elmore Vacuum Oil Process, in which he told of the latest amplification of the process which was  that iron and ^inc in an ore could be  separated. At the Giant mine, near  Golden, 14 per cent lead ore was concentrated to 69 per cent concentrates,  leaving only at per cent of lead in the  tailings with the process. In Norway  there were oil plants in which the cost  ���>f concentration was only 60 and 75  <"ents per: ton, exclusive of crushing.  Specimens of the concentrates made by  the process were shown. Dr. Porter,  M. E; Burcell.S.'S; Fowler and others  debated on the merits and qualities of  the process, and seemed to regard it as  an excellent method of concentration  C. M. Campbell, of the Granl.y  mines, at Phoenix, read avery complete paper ; on ;"Granby Mining  Methods," in, which he showed how-  mining is carried on in mines which in  a few years have produced over 5,000,-  600 tons of ore. At one place in the  mine the ledge* measured horizontally  and not'directly = across the dip, was  700 feet in width...'.,Mr, Campbell told  how the large', deposits were opened,  the method of sloping, haulage and of  the many labor-saving devices used in  the mine. Owing,to the low grade of  the. ore and the -large quantity necessary to be ! handled, every possible  economical corner .had to be cut in  order to reduce expenses. A number  of drawings and photographs, illustrat  ing the text of the .paper, were shown  and admired by those present. It was  the best and most comprehensive paper  read at the meeting, and was debated  at length by Dr. Porter, Paul E. Couldrey and others.  Ei Jacobs read a< paper from notes  given to Mr.' Miller'of the Tyee smelter,  at Ladysmith, on an ingenious apparatus contrived by Mr. Miller for un  loading ore from vessels, which excited  considerable interest.  Dr. Porter. gave an interesting ac  count of tests which were being conducted by the Dominion government in  conjunction with McGill university, of  the coals of Canada. The tests of the  coals of Nova Scotia and New Bruns  wick were completed and work was  now in progress on the coals of the west.  The work was about half done and  the end of the big task is about in  sight. : He was not in position to give  details as they most first be furnished  to the government.  A vote of thanks was tendered the  local members' for the arrangements  made for'the comfort and entertainment of the visitors, to the press, and  to the government for the use of the  courtroom.  Ooly Two Bits Per Month.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, for a  short time, is only 25 cents per month.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office.  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly ������ to De 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 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,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subscribes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer P��b.J Go.,   Phoenix, B.C.  NOTE���We have alew Copies ofthelastPIONBBR /VNNUAL left, price  each, or a copy will be sent free to a new subscriber.  TWO BEAUTIFUL WOMEN WHO ESCAPED  SPRING CATARRH BY TAKING PE-RU-NJfL  Spring  Fever Is Spring Catarrh^IMpthing^^ Robs Ope  of Strength Like Spring Catarrh.  Pe-ru-naIs aFineTpoic For a  Weary Woman;  A Letter of Praise;  Miss Nellie Condon, 450 7th Avenue,- Brooklyn, N. T.,  .writes:.  "i consider Peruna the ideal spring tonfe.  "For tbe past five yean I have taken It at tbta tfo*w  of tbe year and find, that.lt enables metotadvrtetbe  variable weather ot tbe spring and the trying boat ot  the summer." _    ��� " "'   ""  " "**  Perm)* affords tho most prompt and permanent *��lief  In all cases of nervous prostration, canaed-fcy ayatemle  catarrh, as verified, by many cures .on pur record*.  lUUsa  ITelUo Condon.  Gained Eighteen Pounds.  Mrs. Ilatllo Hamilton, It. 1*'. i). 'J, Spaita, Ky., writos:  "I liavo taken two bottles of Purutia and commenced  on tho third. ���;,   .'���������'...''  "I did not roally need tho third one, but thought it  best to tako another bottle.  "/ have always weighed 102 pounds, but since / began taking Peruna 1 weigh 120 pounds for the first  time In all my life, and I am now.33 years old.  "Your medicine has surely done hie a great deal ot  good and 1 have recommended It to several others  who have begun taking It.  "My mother, who is 76 years old, had grown so weak  she could scarcely walk.  "She took two bottles of Peruna and is fleshier and  is looking well."  A Spring Tonic.  ALMOST everybody needs a tonic  In the spring. Something to  brace the nerves, invigorate the brain,  and cleanse the blood. That Peruna  possesses Bnch qualities is beyond all  question.  We have on file thousands of letters  which testify to the curative -value of  Peruna In cases of nervous depression and run down .'conditions of the  ay-stem.  A Typical Letter.  Mrs.BhodaStufflebeam, Bunch, Iowa,  writes:  "Tor years I suffered with catarrh of  the throat and bronchial tubes.  "I doctored with different physicians,  . bat kept getting worse all the time.  "This spring I tools a cold wnlcfi settled on my lungs. I had such a congh  I could not rest at night. My friends,  and I myself thought. 1 had consumption. ;'.-  "A friend advised me to try Peruna.  I bought a bottle and wrote ,:t6 you for  advi co. Before I had taken one bottle,  my cough was better bo I concluded to  give it further trial. -  "1 followed your directions aa closely  as possible, and thanks to yon and  Peruna, I am a well-woman to-day."  -  Peruna never falls, to prevent  spring catarrh or nervous prostration, if taken In time.  Uattle Hamilton. '  Pe-ru-na Contains No Narc��ts��k  One reason why Peruna has foon* permanent use in so many homes la that tt  contains no narootics of^ any kiad.  .. Perunaig perfectly.hamilin, U-talt��m  according to the-diiectloBa-aa rnrnh  bottle. So used, it can *a> taarsayiway  length of - ttm*�� "witboat ��� ���*��q*alrlBg ���  drag habit.  It has no bad eftaot uponltomjmlamm,  and gradnaJlyaUihla^taia catatyh vj*****  moving the CMijse of Jct*ta\rrh.  There are a mnltitode of homes) wmamm  Peruna-has" been used Offfcad faf <at  twenty years. ' "*  Such a thing could not be poaiMla  if Peruna contained any drag* <�����" ���>  harmful nature.  Address Dr. Hartman, freamaamaiet  the Hartman Banitartum, *f>daaalaavOa  HOENI^C  J A54T-   '  \JbZLUfa.atrm.aT'nmmTLaWLa1��  m&  HOTICE  OF  APPLICATION  LICENSE  FOR    A    LIQUOR  TAKE NOriCE that I, Asel Guat-  tasBOh, of Denoro, intend applying to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police  at the expiration of one month from  date hereof, for a HcenBe for my hotel  the premises known as the Pacific  Hotel at Denoro, B.C,  AXEL   GUSTTASOK.  Dated at Denoro, May 2, 1908.  THK attention ol the Landa and Works De-  . . wYncr hern directed to the fact Hint  fowrTlots h" a townsUe .mined Prince Rupert  DeTns a ��"bdivisloi. of Lot 641, Range 5, Coast  Dl��irlct situated 011 the mainland bejweeu the  mouth bf tle Skeena River and Kalen Island,  ?lo helne offered for Bale, it has been deemea  necessity to warn the public that the raid town-  ?��e is not s-tuated at the terminus ofthe Grand  Trunk Pacific Hallway, and is not the townsite  wli ch is owned jointly by the Government of  Britl"h Columbia and the Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway Company.  F. J. FULTON,  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Landa and Works Department,  Vittatla��B.a. May ����*. ***�����  D. J. Matheson  insurance Haent  flDBLITY    BONDS.  COM.MISSIOXKR    FOR    TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  v^ill 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  V-pACJFrC-.IV  Phoenix Brewing Company  biner & sons, Prop.                   Phoenix, B.C.  Office and Brevvery, Banner St.    We havs the only ICE MAKING MACHINE in the Boundary.  nc^r  PhoeiMx-  Gi-eenwood  METHODS OP MINING  AND TIMBERING . . .  BY W. H. STORMS.  The only thoroughly practical and exhaustive treatise on this subject.  TEACHES HOW TO TIMBER AND WORK MINES.  A Novice Can Understand It.  Now being published in serial in the American Mining Review, 120 No.  Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal. SUBSCRIPTION   $3,00   PER YEAR.  BOUNDARY DmDENDS. |  KAM* OF COMPAKT.  511,0. Copper Co.���copper��� ,  $ Carlboo-McKinney-gold   Consol. M. ��k S.-gold-copper,  Granby Conaolldated���copper  I'roridence���aUTeT ���-���~~.-  AOraoa-  IZBD  CAPITAL.  J J 000,000  I,S3O,OO0  5,500,000  15,000,000  XK>JOOO  SHARES.  Issued  503,000  1,350,000  53.55-  ��� 135,000  Ji/��o|  |Par  DIVIDENDS.  $5  Jl  |$IOO  i$ioo  Paid  1906  341,690  [$1,630,000  i6\ooo I  Total  to Date  $301,300  546,837!  781,885  3,968,630  J8.UA  Latest  Date  Sept. 1007J  Feb. 1904  lNov.1907.  Sept 1907  |s��pt. 1906  \mt  Per  Sh.  ���4��  .04  1.35  300  ��..m_td.nce_-UTer I        ��o>W>ool     ji/wol *5 I      "V*00 '       18^34 |s��pt. 19061    .50  J|  Stage Line  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m. 1  '' ��t lower town, 10.00 a.m. J-Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Puobsix Office, With McRab Beos., Knob Hill Ave.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  PMACt IAVEKY STABLES  MUBDOCK HcINTYRE, Prop.  35  Horses,. Full 'Lively   Equipment,  Have taken   over  the   Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a   full   stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  IE  =$60.=  ��� FROM PHOENIX TO ���  WINNIPEG, DULUTH,  FORT WILLIAM,  ST. PAUL, SIOUX CITY  Knob Hill Ave.        ffi!225it2       Phoenix, B. C.  Dominion Ave., Near City Hall,  **"*"�� PHOENIX, B. C.  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 Soak of the PubUc PAtronags Sottcltsa. 'PHONH ��7-  CHICAGO,   $72.50    ST. LOUIS, *67.50  NEW Y0RY, $108.50;  TORONTO, $94.40;  MONTREAL, $108.50;  OTTAWA, $108.50;  ST. JOHN, N.B., $127.50;  HALIFAX, $135.50;  SYDNEY, C.B., $141.90.  Tickets on sale MAY 4 and 18, JUNE 5,  6, 19 and 20. JULY 6, 7, 22 and  23.    AUGUST 6, 7, 21 and 22,1908.  First Class Round Trip.  NINETY DAY LIMIT.  ROUTES^-These tickets are good via  any recognized routes in one or both  directions. To destinations east of  Chicago are good via the Great  La kes.  For further information, Rates, Sleeping  Car Reservations, etc.   Apply to  John Moe, D.P.A.   C. E. MacPheeboh,  Nelson, B.C.   G.P.A.Winnipeg.Man.  Church Services Tomorrow  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service first  and third Sunday at 10:30 a.m. :  second and fourth   Sunday, 7:30 p.m.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting:and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian'Ghurch  j Preaching      Service ���,-;>,'it<jmbfrow     at  7:30   p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at io:og a.m. ,A-'cprdiaI welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bftdard. O.M.I. Pastor  wm  fm  mm  W:  m  \  -tS^'Mvi  WM'.  } !-  ;*,"���  . *. v  wm  wm$mmm$i HSUi  m&  the pHOBmx vwmsm.  ���Bat***  ���l'1'l**lat**��a3lM��,a��>Ba|<t>Ma^^  Migliioi* (SI Cavanaeg'h  BROKERS  Drawer 1082 Nelson, B. C. ���> Phone 110  SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION,  WE WILL SELL.  1876 Alberta Coal. Free   100 B. C. Coppor   GOO Canadian  Northwest Oil  4 Cons. Smelters  *   r  Bui.  5.25  Bid.  76.00  -     -��������������������     *VM*w>B'va h .  ���   r  ���   ,  4        ������������l��a����**,.... t*J,\JU  100 Dominion Copper. .*-.  i 40  500 International Coal   63  200 Snowstorm         ,       2 10  exjwnae? WUl tnd' ** pr'e*, ��"med" P1**11*1 u,e the ,r,r'**" or lonS distance 'phone at o-ir  MIGHTON <a CAVANAUGH,  ' *  HOTEL  '.;:    Maple Leaf Hotel  City   of   Phoenix  H.AS finest business location in the great Boundary Mining Camp, close  to Granby mines ; has firstclass bar trade, and a good business is being  done at-pre��ent. The hotel bedrooms, dining-room and kitchen-arc all  well furnished throughout with good accommodation for the public A  snap for quick sale.     For further particulars  write' or rail  on  A. SCHULLI, PHOENIX, B. C.  '&*&>*  Lsaslif Had af SaaUirt'i UKIi|  Walif C*aja  *  Hotel Balmoral  Comer Knob BUI Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX. B. C.  - -~-      * v  Saw and Up-to-daas  Centrally Jicated, .. J-A  MeHASTER  Goodaxmple Booma. *- Proprietor.  Phoenix stage is doing a good business these days.  Fare and a third ($1.30) to Grand  Forks on Victoria day.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  High school entrance examinations  take place on June 28, 29 and 30.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  "Old Frank" has taken charge of  the Dominion Barber Shop. Give us  a call.  The Miss Cleve company is booked  for the Phoenix opera house on June  10th.  You can save money if you buy  your furniture from Binns, the Furniture man.  George Rogers has his new house on  Old Ironsides avenue about ready for  occupancy.  Frank Isaacson was taken to the  hospital on Monday, suffering from  pleurisy.  fust received another shipment of  Baby's Go-carts and Carriages���Binns,  the Furniture man.  A large number from Greenwood  are arranging to come up for the ball  here next Eriday evening.  Phoenix senior baseball team have  decided to go to Grand Forks on  Monday to take part in the tournament.  Rev. A. Venables, successor to Rev.  Mr. Leech-Porter as rector at Phoenix  and Greenwood, has arrived from En-  derby.  Attention is called to the cheap  round trip summer rates over the  C.P.R., which appear elsewhere in this  issue.  Phoenix hotel clerks formed a union  this week.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  ��� Dry wood   in  car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  You can gel a bargain in China any  time at Thrasher's Drug Store.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines,  For rent���Three nice roons, housekeeping suite, in Biner block: good  water, good location.  H. VV. Vickery arrived this week to  take a position in E. A. Black's jewelry  store. Mr.. Vickery has lately been  connected with one of the leading  jewelry establishments in Vancouver.  John F. Hemenway, of Joseph, Oregon, was recently elected president and  director of the Commercial club in that  city. Mr. Hemenway was at one time  agent for the Granby company at  Phoenix.  In the first draft of the stationing  committee ofthe Methodist conference  at Vancouver, Rev. J. Wellesley Whit-  taker, pastor of Phoenix Methodist  church, has been stationed at Sapper-  ton, near New Westminster.  Phoenix Wins at Baseball.  The local  baseball   tossers  look  a  a jaunt down   to  Greenwood   on the  seventeenth and got away with the big  end of a score of 10-7  in a performance on the diamond of the boys in  green.    The bleachers were fairly well  lined, and an up-to date comedy show  was presented to celebrate the opening  of the ball season in the Boundary  "Happy"  of the   Phoenix   nine   did  credit to the role of leading comedian.  With a national reputation in the big  eastern leagues as an all-round master  mechanic  with  the big glove, Happy  started in to catch for the Phoenicians  but after presenting the opponents with  a couple of runs, was switched to the  first sack,  Ferkins going behind the  bat.   Here Happy's brilliancy was even  more humorous; he performed the feat  of walking all over the  base without  touching it; had he accidentally got his  foot on it he would have completed a  double play.    Greenwood got away to  a good start, scoring six runs to the  visitors' two, but they  failed  to keep  the pace.    The real fireworks opened  in the fifth inning; Phoenix swatted the  ball all over the garden, and when the  smoke  cleared  away   had added five  runs to their score, picking off another  trio in the seventh.    McKelvey, who  did the twirling for  Phoenix gave evidence of  becoming a   regular lemon  beaut,   while Perkins, as catcher, was  always there with the goods.  The lineup from Phoenix: McKelvey, p., Pet-  kins,   c, "Happy,"   1 b,   Longhurst,  a b.,  Sherbino, 3 b,  A. Strutzel, s.s,  Grant, r.f, McKay, c.f,   McAstocker,  l.f.    C. McLung gave general satisfaction as umpire.  [WATCHES'  WE have the LARGEST STOCK  OF   WATCHES   IN"' THE  BOUNDARY   ro   select from"  All the up-to-date Styles and Sizes; also a  variety of Working Watches.  New A -sorrmenr of the Celebrated "Van-  Waltrtam/ the finest watch made.  E. A. BUCK, THE JEWELER  O *C��*��*>\v*<ifj*��>*��5t-^^ '���XMiXW&t������'^^ ,,.���  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  Clotbin  satisfied  it come  mm chmms and go-caris  ~o-  ''"f- : ,>''Just^arived. a'fine line^.Comeand get first choice  BINN8 THE F0RNITCTBE -MAN .-   -  ,f..-ijt .i.  " 9 ft 9 *aV->  SPBOA.ET 5 ��'  ���PIOTURE FfiAMCNG  ������\< ft a*"* ft *8 ft.  iar  ���  lioofteiiay .-Steam Laundry ��  -���; ���NELSpN, B.C.������  *""  First Class Worfe-Sent out Tuesday  .;    Returned,Friday JCvez&ing.  RUGS *m CARPETS--A SPECIALTY  All free miners' licenses expire on  May 31, and renewals, must be made  before that date, which falls on a  Sunday.  Ice cream to night at Ellis', confectionery store���and every day through  summer season; pure and .delicious,  15 cents per dish.    ' -1    -  Calvin Mullin, proprietor of the  Stemwinder hotel, has taken John  Allen, a pioneer Phoenician, as a partner in the business.  After the~7-oTTapise~6rtFe~dre bin��-ot  Brooklyn mine on Saturday some foolhardy chap took a chance of his life  and walked across the undermined  railway track. *  - To rent���2 three-roomed houses on  Brooklyn avenue (one furnished); four-  roomed house, New Yorlr townsite;  four-roomed house, Golden Eagle,  apply to D. J. Matheson, agent.  Arrangements have been made for  holding the Phoenix train, at Grand  Forks till 7 p.m. next Monday evening for the accommodation of those  from here attending the celebration.  A npmber of members of Phoenix  Rebekahs visited their sister lodge at  Greenwood last week. They were entertained at an at-home and report  having had a very enjoyable evening.  During the past week members ol  Snowshoe Lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F..  have been beautifying the appearance  of the Oddfellows' cemetery and decorating the graves  of departed brethren.  Dr. Mathison arrived from Sum-  merland on Saturday, and will commence practice here as-a dental surgeon. He practiced in Greenwood for  a number of years up to last winter.  Prior to studying dentistry the Doctor followed the "art preservative," and  ran a paper for a few months away back  in .893 or thereabouts, at the townsite  of Oanagan Fails, where he had an op-  port uniiy tostudy the solitude of Nature  between the intervals of doing all his  own editorial and mechanical work.   Kelowna Courier.  The missions which were announced  to open at the Church of Our Lady of  Good Counsel, Phoenix, and in other  towns in the Boundary have been cancelled, owing to Rev. Father J.awrence  having taken seriously ill, and being  now in Vancouver hospital.  James Atwood, of Midway, the  daddy of prospectors in the Boundary,  who recently contributed to the Pioneer an interesting letter on the now  famous Sturgeon lake mining country,  left last week for another four-months'  trip to that district, going by way of  Ignace, Ont. He was accompanied by  Spencer Henerman and.Fred Moshier.  Grand Forks fire department is arranging for a big celebration in that  city on .\fonday, May 25. A good  program of sports has been arranged  for and will include: ' Firemen's wet  test, automobile races, ladies'-saddle  races, slow horse 'race, foot races,  jumping, vaulting, and putting 'shot.  The celebration will conclude with a  ball in tbe evening.  The Greenwood Junior baseball  team are coming up'' the hill tomorrow  for a game with the local juniors. The  game is called for 2.30 -p"mT at the  Phoenrix"c!iamond'"park.. ^The-'following will be the line-up: Tom Laird, c,  Arthur Swanson,. p., Walter McKelvey, r b., Geo. Heidman, a b.,-Angus  -McDonald, *.3,b.,rArthur Isaacson. S. S.  Elmo Geddes,jr.f., Edward Murray; c.f:!  Willie Johns, %(.,  Over Trail to Vaacoajver.  Murdoch Mclntyre,  of the  Palace  livery stable,   left on  Wednesday with  a string  of 20 horses  for  Vancouver,  where he expects   to dispose of them.  The  horses   are of general   purpose  type, used for heavy teaming here last  season,  and   are in good   condition.  The route for the   trip is by  way  of  Midway,   Keremeos, Hedley,   Princeton,  and   the  Hope   Trail.    Travelling at the  rate of  25 miles per day,  and camping-at  night,   Mr. Mclntyre  expects to reach  Vancouver  in about  13 or 14 days.    He was accompanied  by  Joe   Barker and   J.   Lyons,   the  "world-fk'mous jockeys"- who have been  in   camp   for some  weeks,  and   N.  Docksteader." Mr.   Lyons   took   his  photographic outfit  and will  take  a  series of views while en route.  Baatf To Be Reorcanlxed  A movement is launched to reor  ganize a city band, and we understand  it is meeting with general approval  throughout the city, and it is to be  hoped such support will be given as  will make the band an unqualified  success. A number of the boys met  at the band room, City Hall, on Wednesday evening, and made a very good  showing, but the meeting was more of  an impromptu affair than anything else,  as little time was given to hunting up  the players. They will meet again on  Monday evening, May 25th, for practice, and we hope all interested in the  movement will require no further invitation than this announcement to be  on hand.  The members of the band being  nearly all miners, it is somewhat difficult to have all present at every  practice, but a number have declared  that if permitted by the mine official*.  they will, work four weeks on "grave  yard" shift, instead of two, jn order to  be present. This we believe might be  satisfactorily arranged with the mining  officials. " \ '  Since such an interest is being  shown by.manyrriiners, some of them  heading the movement, and one ol  them competent to take charge of the  band, it is suggested that the name of  the band be the "Phoenix Miners'  Band." Nothing could much better  reflect credit on the camp than a good  band, and we feel assured it will be  welcomed by the citizens in general.  Players and interest are not lacking.  The city is willing to place the instruments which it has, in the care of this  organization, and with a little support  from the people, the band will be a  band in fact, and one which Phoenix  will have no cause to be ashamed of.  Officers, etc./ will be elected next  Monday evening.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of  customers. II you don't dt.iicve  and examine goods.  A Ftril Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, T.es,etc.,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chh\i'kst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. K.V0B ia2,K^.;;.tt7.  WALL] PAPER  **r>c^r��  Latest Di'si.:ns from Ihe  ing   makers   in   Canada.  Iiad-  Now   is   ihe   time to   make   your  choice���we have just what jnu  want, from . the   cheapest  to   the    best.      Call  and   inspect.  88  v  *  McRAE BROS., Ltd J  '(  d  t  KNOB HILL,  AVE. i  '%*v'^%^AsSlv%,-%*. V**i 0  I DEANE'S-MOTEL f  %   ���: DANNY DEANE, Proprietor  %  ���jfc This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated hy %  ^ hot  water and well  furnished throughout for the accommodation 3  2f of the public.    Everything   Neat,   Clean  and  Up-to Date.     Meals %  **"fc= served at all hours, special being given the Piningroom.    :    :    :    : 3  Keen interest is now being taken  over the action of the Dominion  government in making a suitable appropriation for the building of a post  office and customs office at Grand  Forks.  Four million feet of timber completed its run down the Kettle river last  week, the run having been made by  C. L. Steve, contractor in 29 days.  ���5  I  3team Laundry Co  r   r hjt r f n ��-. *  LIMITED  k -  r '  1  i,.  ���\ ���  1 a  1 y"  With the newest ami mom modern machinery, we are now in  a  position to immlle llio largcdt or smallest onlers  with dispatch an<! .11 the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  *mmm'^m'mmm*m*t*'*eMaaamm*m*BVsmmmmmX^  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  '.D&niitltra Avi���� .  Prompt aUf/ition to all onlerp  A.  D.   McKENZIE,  Manager.  A somewhat serious break  occurred  in ihe Marshall lake dam on Fndav of  last week and sent a torrent of water  down    Providence   creek    for    some  hours.    The   first   intiinatiuii   uf the  lireak came from Greenwood, and a  force of 20 men were soon at work repairing the- break, the   lake  having in  ihe meantime lowered about four feet.  Although the city has a   franchise  for  water supply from   Marshall  lake, the  greater part of the city's supply is now  obtained  fiom 'streams on  the other  side ol ihe  hijl, so that  the outburst  had no material effect.' Tbe water has  risen over 12 inches this week.  The bachelors' ball to take place in  Miners' Union hall next  Friday evening promises to eclipse in every way  any former event of this kind given in  the city for  some time.     The  Green  j wood orchestra of 14 pieces  will be a  feature in itself, and the   committee in  charge will leave no stone unturned to  make it a pleasurable event for all who  attend.    Lunch will be served  in the  banquet room adjoining the hall by the  benedicts of the city, and the entire  proceeds of the evening  will  be donated to Phoenix hospital.    The following is the personnel of orchestra.���M.  Lewis,  A. Logan, 1st violin; J.   Jory,  J. McAllister, G. L. Smith, 2nd violin;  E. G. Warren, fluw; A. J. Logan; clar  ontt ;   A. T.  Hallt-tt,   L.   McKenzie,  cornet; R. J. Sanders,  trombone ;   F.  T. NieJ, horn ,   J.   Findiay,   cello, J.  Gellom, bass violin; C. Thomas, piano;  F. X. Moore, txopp.  A sawmill f of 15,000 feet daily  capacity has been established on the  Kettle river, six miles below Grand  Forks, by L. -Hansen & Sons, commencing sawing last week. Machinery  for. manufacturing fruit boxes will be  installed.        '  HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE.  1 wish to sell the entire furnishings  of my seven-roomed house, consisting  of linoleum and oilcloth carpets, iron  beds, mattresses, pillows, wash stands,  dressers, small rugs, hall and stair carpets, curtains and shades, kitchen  range, queen heaters, stove pipes,  kettles, dishes, tables, buffa chairi,  couch, rocking chairs, portiere, writing  desk, sewing machine, etc. These  goods are all practically new and will  be sold cheap.  Mrs. Quinlivan, Brooklyn Ave.  ��j Centrally  Located  on  rhe Bridge,  Fifth  Streer,   Phoenix. ff  fc      STEAM   HEATED. ELECTRIC   LIGHTINC. TELEPHONE   43      12  ^iUiUiUiUiUitiiUitUi.iUiia.UJ^iUiUiuiU.u.UaiLuiiua^i^  VICTORIA DAY  Holiday, flay 25  Municipality of the Corporation  of the City of Phoenix  ELECTION  NOTICE  IN OUR is  NEW STORE  NOTICE OF APPLICATION   FOR   RENEWAL OF  LIQUOR LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE mar, 1, John A. Mc-  Mastkr, of Eholt, intend applying to  the Superintendent of Provini'ial Police  at the expiration of one month from  (late hereof, for a lenewal of my hotol  license, for the premises known'as the  Union Hotel, at Eholt.  John A. McMAsruR.  Dated at Eholt, May 2nd, 11)03.  FIREMEN'S  CELEBRATION  Grand Forks  We have this week moved into  our New Premises, adjoining  Thos. "Brown's, where we will  be pleased to have you call and  see us.   ::;::::    ���  THE MAN who likes to be well  dressed, who is fastidious about  his clothes, is the man we want to  see. Our Spring Suitings and  Overcoatings are unsurpassed anywhere, embracing all the latest  colors and shades. All work  done by skilled employees���no  shirking of the smallest detail is  permitted.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  [Corrected by Mighton & Cavanagh,  Jlelson, B. C, to April 8, 1908.]  The stock market is a sure imhoatoi  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  am  .14  4.75  .07  70.00  --������- .,      -   ----       -02%  Domin. Copper      1.12k;  Galbraith Coal   Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Chas. Dickens   Cone. Smelters   Copper King.  T*iA*Y>i**-k     i T/wtno  & C  R. Horrell,  Merchant Tailor* Pfeoeni&ptowart  Gertie.  Granby   Hecla (CD.A.).  International O  Kendall   Missonla Copper.. .  Nabob   Oom Paul      Panhandle Smelter.  Rambler-Cariboo...  Rex    Snowshoe   Snowstorm-   ���.Sullivan   Sullivan Bonds   .20  ���02%  86 00  2.60  .46  1.15  .08  .03^  .04%  .04%  .23  .08>��  .Ofl  1.00  _j00%  .85  *8KBD  .26  5.00  .13  76.00  .03'v  1.18i��  .28  .03  05 00  4 00  50  1.25  .10*4  ���03%  .06  04%  .27  .lOJsf  .9  195  .01  40.00  Baseball Tournament $roo purse  Automobile Race for Trophy  Firemen's Wet'Te;t, on  Bridge   St.  Cash Prizes are offered for   the  following events:���  Half Mile Trot or Pace (heats)  ioo-ynrd Dash, free for all  Ladies' Saddle Race  Pony Race  Boys' Sack Race  Slow Horse Race  Boys'. Three-Legged Race .  Broncho Busting Exhibition  Cow Boy Race, 300 yards, 2 turns  Cents' Saddle Race (heats)  Free For All Running Race  Shot Putting;    Pole Vaulting  Broad Jump  SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICE  Notice Is hereby glvru to the electois ��r ihe  Municipality of the Corporation or th<: 'lly of  Phoenir, that I require the presence ol the  ejector* at the City Hall, IJoniinicu Avenm, uii  the fi.st day ol June, A.D. kjoS, at u oMcxt  noon.'ior the purpose or electing a person to  represent them in the Municipal Council m  Alderman for the West Ward  I     The mode of uun.iiit>tioii o' can. alatet sli.il! be  I aa follow*! :  The candidates shfcll b*> iiominattd in writing ;  the writluij "hail be subscribed by two voters < f  the municipality ���� prop ,-< r nnd s cm 1. r. and  shall be delivered 10 the relu ning officer alsiiv  time between the date ol the notice and 1 o'c'i ck  p.ni on the day of iioraliiatlou. and in the event  of a polt being ueccss-iy.auch poll will be upr-ii  outhe4llidny of June, A.D. 1508, at tic City   ���  Hall, D.uiinlon Aveuue, or which  every  t.ersou  la hereby required to take notice and govern  himseir accordingly. .  Persona qualified to be nominated fo' ami  1 lectcdai Alderman for the Corporation cl Die  City orPhoenir, BC, shall be such person* m  are male Mrillsh aiiwjecla-cf the full hrc of  twuity-one years, and are not <ti>��|iin|ifieil under  any law, and who have been for the six moiril-i  next preceding IheiUy or nomination the leistered owner, In the Land Kegintry ofnee, ol Inn*!  or real property, in Hie Citv, of the assessed  value,on the la-,t Municipal Aanst-ssmciil Roll,of  five hundred dollars or more, over and above any  reglatered.judgment or charge, ard who ��ie  otherwise qualified as miiulcipnl vot-rs.  Given under my hand  at l-hovilix, DC, tlie  ��nd day of May, A.D., isoS.  M. M. STKPHKNS,  Returning Officer.  Corporation   of   the  City   of  Phoenix.  By special arrangement  rain to Phoenix will not  7 P.m.  the   G. N.  leave   till  COURT OF REVISION NOTICK.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVKN, that the 6��t  sitting or Ihe Annual Court of Revision of Hie  Municipality of the Corporation of the city of  Phoeuix, B.C., will he held in the Council Chambers, City Halt, Dominion ave., Phoenix, B.C ,  Hospital Donations.  "*-"������ ��-"-.y aau, uomtnion ave., Phoenix, u.t ,*"'  Lint of Donations received  sines Jan..'rueoday. July 7th. 1908, at 10 o'clock, a.m., for  t, 1905,   to the Phoenix   General   Hon-    Uie purp08e <f Marine complaints agalcst the  assessmeuto made by the Assessor, aid for revia  lug and correcting Uie Assessment Roll.  ;:    M. M. STEPHENS,  , ' City Clerk.  Phoenix, B.C. May sand, 1908.  Only Two lilts Per Monili.  The cost of having lis.send the Pioneer to any part of the world, for a  short time, is only 25 cents per month.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix  General  pital:  CafhI!,.--" V"" '   R-Horrell  c��&i? ��� " ���������- ��� J. B. Macaulay  Bookte::.:::::::: ��� ak'h-cS  CaihiS.   '*d��" " HoDP't��J Ladles' Aid  cffhf,5o0 E.T.Bank  Cash?��" VV V, J"9. McCreatb  ^ring-cot:::.:: <���*��*<��.���.������" Rand mhco  Maple <5yrup A"?i,H,��'"i,  wma waoa  ��� ....���..g.Baeintaa.  ft   4  ���*"^*w'*fam,,n'rt*v-"raT^  m  m

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