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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Nov 30, 1907

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 \fiv*  t\^c  VJS^  .+v  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL-  \  DEC 3 ��1907  N'iNTIl   YlCAR.  I'HOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 30,  1907.  ��m&*&*i  Pall.  4 ���  Clothing  WIS  HAV 12 JUST I'LACKK IN  STOCK. A  LA KG IS ASSORTMENT OK  MEN'S  SUITS and  OVERCOATSI  FOR tin-;  FALL TRADE   v ��� ���w ���      "���   ^a^^aw^M^am^*t��^.^a)^sa^aaw*^aaa^as^am  At itounftarg  *ua?t&s,tfxwc;  O  AND   SMELTING   WORKS.  i��i>i*>>t^w��*tM0%ffit^*��w��*'*^����mf,**��*��'^-*i  "'CTonifr*.  No,  Boundary Side Lights  Another car of ore is being shipped  from the Duncan mine, up tin; West  Fork.  Tln'ic Ci.iniieiits are made up in the Latest Styles, fresh  from the best known Clothing Houses in Canada. In cut and  style they are every tiling that can be desired, but besides this  they are made up of good, honest, All-Wool Materials, which  guarantee this lasting quality. Come, in and look them over  before deciding.  We also  make a  Specialty of Measuring  for "Campbell s '  Tailor Made Suits.  In MEN'S FINE SHIRTS we are making a larger showing  than ever before. The New Patterns for Fall are especially  Bright and Attractive, and we offer you a choice of Colors and  Designs which is sure to please your fancy.  In AMERICAN. SHIRTS we handle the "Interstate  Brand," imported by us direct from New York; and of course we  still Stock the old reliable "\V. G. & R." and Crescent Shirts,  made in Canada, and guaranteed to satisfy.  "Jft*^ ���3i��'*3��-!-J*--3��-3>-/!  STILL IN THE RING  The country may be a little disfigured, temporarily, but we wish  to assure our large list of friends  nnd patrons that we .ire "Still in  the Ring" with a well selected  stock of everything that is needful  to keep body and soul together.  Never mind if the mines are  closed for the time being. Il will  not last for ever, and one of these  days Phoenix and the Boundary  will be better than ever. Put on  the "Smile That Won't Come Off,"  and bring your orders for  Choice Family Groceries, Fruits,  and everything in the  Hardware Line  To the firm that for more than   eight years  has been doing busi ness at the  old stand in Phoeuix.  Jlomxi (IWpsfljB-  ... .^.^         S��  s��  f  s��  .s��  s��  f  f  s��  \��>  st/  st/  st/  st/  $  st/  w  At the Mother Lode, Deadwood  camp, a force of 16 men is now employed.  Full forces are reported to be working at the Freemont and Strathmore  mines, with encouraging results.  Wake Williams, superintendent of  the Granby smelter, is off on a trip to  St. Louis and other   American points.  Work has started at the Crescent  mine, Skylark camp, with 10 men  under Supt. M. I. Feeney, where  drifting at the 300 foot level is proceeding,  A dozen men are at work at the  Jewel mine, Long Lake camp, drifting  and raising being done at the 1 20 and  330-loot levels. Manager Roberts  has gone on a trip to Ottawa.  Numbers of the 50-ton ore dumps,  ordered by the C P. R. many months  ago, have arrived in the Boundary,  and are now awaiting the reopening of  the mines to be placed in use.  The Westinghouse electric locomotive, for use at the 400-foot ievel of  the Granby mines, arrived a short  time ago, and will ne used in connect- w;tn  ion with the Victoria shaft when matters are ready for operation.  If the smelter managers in the  Boundary would tell us exactly how  long they will be shut down, says the  Greenwood Ledge, it would enable  the business men to make calculations  and provide for the opening rush.  The last furnace at the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter was finally blown out  Tuesday evening, one having been  kept running to clean up around the  works, and get the ore out of the bins,  which, being wet, might have frozen.  At the Granby mines Engineer C.  M. Campbell and his staff are now engaged in making a complete underground survey, it now being possible  to gee at slopes and other places not  available when active operations are  under way.  Tom. Roderick and Adolph Sercu  have been doing some work on the  Summit group in Summit camp, owned  largely by Mr. Roderick and G. VV.  Rumberger. The group has a most  favorable showing, and will be heard  from one of these days.  Thus far about 14 cars of coal, or  over 500 tons, have arrived and been  hauled to the Consolidated Co.'s War  Eagle mine, to be used for steaming  till the electric drive is in operation.  Murdock McIntyre had the contract  and completed the work this week.  For the last month steam has been  used for pumping at tbe Dominion  Copper Co.'s Brooklyn mine. Elec-  city being cheaper, however, and the  company having a minimun contract,  the pumps were changed to the latter  his week, doing away with the expense  of coal.  P.   D.  McDonald  new hotel in Grand   Forks,  Great Northern station.  is   pulling   up   a  in ar   tin-  Last week Friday the directors of  the British Columbia Copper Co. hold  a meeting in New York, but no action  was taken regarding the second dividend, now about due if it is not passed.  The first dividend was 25 cents per  share regular quarterly and 15 cents  extra, and was   paid September 4th.  ���. At the meeting held a month after  the annual meeting of the Providence  Mining Co. at Greenwood, the issnance  of the $50,000 in bonds was ratified,  and steps will be taken at once for  their flotation, after which the work of  sinking the main shaft to the 1,000-  foot level, is expected to be proceeded  The C. P. R. has about finished  putting in the new spur lor the Granby  Co. at the Gold Drop-Curlew claims,  adjoining the Showshoe mine, from  which a large tonnage will be sent  when the_ mines shall have resumed  operations. With its huge ore crusher,  almost installed, and conveyor, this  Granby opening will be right up to  date.  Last week the new ore crusher for  the B. C. Copper Co.'s Mother Lode  mine was received in Greenwood from  the Jenckes Machine Co., Sherbrooke,  Quebec. Ir is patterned alter the  giant crushers in use at the Granby  mines, being a trifle smaller. One of  of the smaller crushers, lately in use  at the Mother Lode, will be taken to  the company's smelter and used fur  custom ore.  Lates Prices in'Mealu'  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, *?13.-  25    i3 $13.25;    lake.. .If 13.50 rtfl  *U.00.  Bar Silver. F>1%  Lead; $4 15 @ -M.20.  Spelter. $4.70 O .��4 "���-���  SOME GOOD  BAGS OF GAME  been bagged. The deer have been  shot some fifty miles from Phoenix,  the camping grounds being easily  reached by team.  Deer Brought  In By  Phoenix Hunters.  SNOWSHOE LODGE  ELECTS OFFICERS  Odd Fellows  WUl  Install  In  January.  Last   Monday   evening   Snowshoe  Lodge No. 46, LO.O.F.,. held its semi  Members of Parties  Out With  Satisfactory   Results.  ���frTO^C5SK^BBHKfr-��  For a couple of weeks last past the  average miner and smelterman���not  to say business man���in the Boundary-  has had an opportunity to rest from  his every day vocation, and commune  with nature, or otherwise, as fancy dictated. With quite a number Jchose to  commune, and while they were at it  they made it worth while, enjoyed  themselves and brought back some excellent bags of game. At least, that is  what several from Phoenix did.  Hunting has had many votaries here  of late, and the Main and West Fork  districts have been the favorite stamping grounds for the several parties that  have been seeking a change in this  way.  Last week Friday R. G Gordon and  William Searle returned from a week's  outing of this kind, having had good  success and bringing back four deer as  evidence of their prowess. Then Ed  black, Ralph Gilbert, Alex McRae and  John Kelsey came in with two deer  from the same locality.  Sunday O. B. Smith, Jr., L. V. Bir-  nie, O. N. Galer and Scott McRae  went over to West Copper camp, and  staying away but a couple of nights,  reported getting a deer.  Thursday V. M. Sherbino and R.D.  Gilbert,   armed  cap-a-pie, started   out  for several days' hunting  in  the West  Fork   country, and *Pat   Burns'   meat  emporium will soon   be adorned with  more   trophies   of   the   chase.      This  afternoon    a   party   including   H.   A.  Munro, Wm. Murray, James   Morgan, j  Silas   Smith   and J. S. Hudson, starts j  out for a   week's   stay in   the   favorite j  hunting grounds, and olher parties also  have the nimrod fever.  The deer so far brought in are of  the mule variety, and the hunters re  port numerous tracks in places where  lh�� animals do mostly congregate.  Cougar tracks are also numerous in  some localities, but so   far  none have  annual election of officers, with the following result, the installation to take  place the first Monday in January:  N. G., Carlton" H. Cook.  V. G., William A. Pickard  Rec. Sec., Walter S. Cook.  Per. Sec, C. VV. Whittaker.  Treas., J. F. McDougall.  On Monday next Thomas limblt-  ton, of Rossland, grand master of the  Odd Fellows in British Columbia, �����"  make his official visit to  Lodge, a joint meeting being held with  the Rebekahs. The Rebekah degree  will be exemplified and refreshments  served. The grand master will also  visit the lodges in Greenwood and in  Grand Forks while in the Boundary.  GREENWOOD 1. O. O. K.  Tuesday evening Boundary Valley  Lodge No. 38, of Greenwood, chose  the following officers:  N. G., Frank  Sp;.aring.  V. G., Ed. Anderson.  F. S., G. B.   Taylor.  Treasurer, E. Foyle Smith.  R. S. F. B. Holmes.  The installation takes place the first  Tuesday in January. Tbe increase in  membership during the term was  about twenty-five, one of the most  successful terms in the history of the  lodge.  Oreeowood K. of P. Officers.  Last Wednesday evening Greenwood lodge No. 29, Rnights of Pthias,  elected the following officers for the  ensuing term. Installation will be  held the first  Wednesday   in Junuaty:  C. C, VV. Rowe.  V. C,  A Rowe.  Prel., D. O. McKay.  M. of VV., Chas. Bierce.  P. C, K. R. S., A. D. Hallett.  iM. of F., A. Lo��.'.ii.  M. of L\, W. Kmhree.  M. at A., K. ]. Vandergrift  I. G., Wm. Lawson.  P. C, O. G., A. |.  Morris*-n.  The prevailing quietude of Boundary Fails was disturbed by a turkey  shoot last week Friday.  It is understood that the C. P. R.  will take 200,000 ties from the vicinity  of Carmi; West Fork, this winter.  The Kettle Valley lines are now  operating two trains weekly on the  North Fork extension, a distance of  some 20 miles.  William Rowe of Gieenwood, is  rapidly recovering from the injuries  received in the runaway on the Camp  McKinney hill a couple of weeks ago.  Last week Rev. M. D. McKee, of  Greenwood, married Chas. Bergstrom  ������.nd Marguerite Johnson, ol Phoenix,  where the couple expect to make  their home.  Greenwood citizens liberally patronized the concert given last week-in  aid of the anti-tubercolosis fund, and  raiM-i.l the sum of $110.50 for (his  commendable purpose.  Outside of the   Phoenix  crew,   the  C. I'. R. is  operating* but  one   train  crew out of  Eholt   nowadays.    Quite  a little general   freight   is   still comin  in over both roads.  Russell Hill, an old timer in the  Boundary, died at his place, eight  miles north of Grand Forks, last week,  aged 47 years. He was a native of  Ulster county, New York.  The Boundary Creek Times perhaps  does not know that the pdstoffice at  Rock Creek was transfered from one  hotelkeeper to another, the only difference being that the new postmaster  is a Liberal and the old one a Conservative.���Ledge.  The recent fatal shooting of Arthur  Langford by his best friend, Donald  McCallum, being mistaken for a deer  in the brush, up the North Fork of  Kettle river, was one of the saddest  things that has happened in: a long  time in the Boundary.  One of the extensive contracts  carried out around Greenwood this  year was that by Smith & McEwen, of  the suburb of Anaconda, who purchased a new site for their general  store business, moved the old store to  the.,location,, and then doubling the  size of the building.  The supplying of ties is becoming  quite an industry in the Boundary,  and some mills are working on this  line alone while there is a slackness in  other orders. The building of the  Grand Trunk Pacific has made a great  demand for railway sleepers, and the  price has gone up till it looks quite  attractive to many. It is understood  that the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co.  has delivered 50,000 ties to this railway, and is now busy on an additional  contract for 100,000 more. Then, too,  the C. P. R. is ' also using many  thousands of'ties in its needed renewals  on lines already built.  ROSSLAND MEN  TAKE OLD SCALE  Assures Operation of  Those Mir.es*  By Two-Thirds Majority Vote  For Less Wages.  Last Tuesday Rossland Miners'  union by a referendum vote consented  to reduce the wage scale nearly to  that which was in effect prior to July  1. The old wage was $3.50 for  machine men and $2.75 for shovellers-,  with the wages of the other employees I  about the like proportion. The new I  scale will be $3.50 for machine men !  and $3.00 for shovellers The scale  which went into effect on July 1, was  $4 for machine men and $3.25 for  shovellers-. The mines closed down  for the day for the purpose of allowing  the employees time to discuss and  vote on the question of the reduction  of wages. The union met at 10:30  a.m. and discussed the question earnestly until noon.  A resolution passed at the morning  meeting providing for going back 10  the old scale was then voted on.  When the union reassembled at 2  o'clock- a referendum vote was taken  and the resolution carried by a two-  third's majority. The mines therefore  will not shut down as has been threatened for some time past, as the management declared there was no profit  since metals went down, under the  higher  wage   scale.    And  under the  lowered sc-ile it will   now be ��� possible  to make a small profit.  Thursday evening the members of.  the smeltermen's    union at Trail, by  a two-thirds  majority,   also   voted to  accept the lower scale of wages in effect  prior to July 1st last.  CLAREYMcPHERSON WE00INO.  Celebrated At Eboll Last Wednesday���Trip to  tbe Coast,  Last Wednesday Miss Louise Clarey  was married to W. S. McPherson, a  C. P. R. engineer on the Phoenix run,  the ceremony being performed by Rev.  J Leech-Porter, of Greenwood, at the  residence of the brother-in-law of the  bride, Thomas K. Needham, at Eholt.  Miss Maggie McPherson, sister of the  bride, of Vancouver, was the bridesmaid, while J. Young, of Trail, sup  ported the groom.  About 30 guests were present at the  auspicious event, the happy couple  leaving on the afternoon train, after a  serenade by the Eholt Tin Band, led  by Bandmaster W. S. Torney. The  honeymoon will be spent in Vancouver  and other coast cities.  Following the ceremony an informal  reception was held and both bride and  groom were toasted. There were a  large number of useful presents received, and many good wishes followed  the couple as they left. Mr. McPherson is well known in the Boundary as  "Happy," and has many warm friends  all over the district.  Notice to Water and Light Consumers.  From December ist and until the  the Granby mines resume operations,  consumers of water and light, other  than business houses with whom special  arrangements have been made, will, receive 15% discount from their bills if  paid on' or before the 15th of the  month.  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co., Ltd.,  J. L. Martin, Sec.  C. V. R. Not Asleep.  For the last week or two the C. P.R.  has been taking material, rails, bridge  timbers, etc., to Midway, and the rails  are to go down, if it is not already  done, as far as the bridge across the  Kettle river, a few miles beyond Midway. No announcement in this connection seems to have been made by  railway officials, but it would appear  as though the big railway company  was getting ready for a lively campaign  e 1       jnf   railway    building    into the   Simil-  biiowsnoe   , c' ���n     , ,     .,   ,.  kameen from the Boundary.     As   that  company now well knows, the Great  Northern, since it opened up the line  to Keremeos, a short time since, has  been getting most of the lower Simil-  kimeen business, and the present activity has the appearance of being the  real article ��� at least for the present.  It remains to be seen whether it will  be kept up for any length of time, or  is merely a bluff, such as was played  p  couple of years ago.  Holiday (roods  In years gone by oiir store  has airways been headquarters  for Holiday Goods.  This year it is the same, and  our stock is Larger and Better than ever. We want you  to see our stock; it is worth  while, with the prices to fit'all  purses.  If you wish Toys, Dolls or  Fancy Goods for presents or  Christmas Trees, we have 'em.  M'RAE BROS., LTD.  Headquarters for Santa Claus.  Eves   Examined Free.  A. D. Morrison, the eye specialist,  will be at bis Phoenix store on Monday, December 2d.  Powder Magazine Completed.  This week the new powder magazine  being built by the Giant Powder Co.,  Con., on the Hank of England claim,  one of the Granby group, was completed. The building is constructed  of stone, with heavy walls and metal  roof, and is bullet proof, being 20N30  feet inside. L. V. Bimie and H. A.  Munro had the contract tor the work,  and although hampered by the weather  of late, have made an excellent job of  it. The magazine is located around  tho hill from the Rawhide and Snow-  shoe mines, near the old wagon road,  and in about as sale a place, and yet  accessible, as could be be found. It  will hold several cars of powder, if  need lie. _       _  Low Kates to East.  The Canadian Pacific railway an  nounce a very low round trip rate to all  points in Ontario and (Quebec west of  Montreal. Tickets on sale daily  December ist to December 31st, and  bear a 00-day limit. This affords an  excellent opportunity to visit the Fast  at a very economical cost. Reduced  fares to the old country are advertised  elsewhere in this issue.  .November -*o, '07  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  flic following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines loi 1900. for 1501. fi.r  1902, for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  1900  64.553  *97  ���  .���  A Mink.      Camp.  I Grauby Mines..Phoenix  ��� Snowshoe Phoenix  $ B. C. Copper Co.  A      Mother Lode Deadwd  T      B. C. Miue Summit  V Emma Summit  ���     Oro Deuoro ...Summit  Bouuie Belle Deadwood  t Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stcm..Phuix  Idaho Phoeuix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Moulltn Rose Summit  Athehttaii-Weillugton  Morrison ...Deadwood  R. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  ��� Brey Ko��le Summit  9 No. 37 Summit  �� Reliance Summit  ��� Sulphur Klng_.Summlt  ��� Winnipeg.... Wellington  ***> GoldenCrown Wellugtu  k King Solomon W.Coppr      ��� 3ig Copper W.Coppr      No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  .   Kiverside...Rock Creek  V Carmi West Hork  k Sally West Fork  ~ Rambler  West Voik  Butcher Boy ..West Hork  Duncan West Pork  A. Providence...Provideuce  i Klkhorn Providence  B; Strathmoic -Providence  �� Preston ..Skylark  T Prince Heury....Skylark  V Skylark Skylark  A Last Chance Skylark      X E. P. U. Miuc.Skylark      ��� Bay Skylark     A Mavis Skylark      ��� Dou Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylark      4 Heleu Greenwood      T Ruby Boundary Falls      V Republic Boundary Vlls      '   Miscellaneous      3,230  1901 1902  1.731     2o,Soo  Past  1903         1904         1905       1906       1907    Week  393.71S   549.7��3   653.8S9 801,404  6o->,439   5.34��  19.494  99,034  47.405  650  ��� 4!,3*>  14,811  8,530        S02  550  1,200  560  1,040  I.O76  2.350  785  625  ��7S  ����5  2.000  3*>  482  160  2,060  S90  '...-T.  71,212  138,079  19.365  ",937  15.537  174.29S  37.960  16,400  8,426   136,139  15.731  5.64��  3.339  363  J.435  3-I.350  3,070  3.250  1.759  4.586  3.450  222  304  33  174.507  I05,yoo  199.863  1.4SS  i,37o  9.4S5  11 Sn4  15.941  3.007  3.177  o,3M  20  55.731  140.6H5  43,^95  2.960  M.929  25.10S  26,032  65.023  3,OS6  4S.390  31.'70  4,747  3.555  J.943  049  993  400  79  72b  3��  So  3'Jb  Total, tons    96.600  A Smelter treatment���  T     Granby Co   'f     B.C.CopperCo   >k     Dominion Coppct Co.  62,387  3.450  390,Soo   50S.S76  230,828  167  500  51  50  300  60  750  1,833  33  'SO  30  145  770  IJO  535  689  '55  73  20  40  90  80  500  586   30  106  76  9  is  1,140  15  589  90  45  55  690.419   829,808 933,54s 1.161.537 1.14^,226 .  117,611  i!i vto 401,921  148,600 162,913       !32.S;��  596,252   687,988 828,879   6ll,v.iu  210.434   210,830    123.740    341.283  30,1)30     84,059    2lS.SU      157,327  Total reduced...   62,389   348.439   460,940 097,404   837,6f6 9S2.S77 1,171,430 i.nu.Sci  4     '     '  3  '��Ii>��iM  i ft  ''? hi!-'/>,.  ���t   f JT A  VI  VAI  2iJ  "*t.  ammmnregssM II  m  m  mm  Mil  111  !-?-t;tii-  tvKih  ml  m>  if HP  m  m  a  [  ���ur>a-^i   A ���������������������* ^      *      WW  WB  KHOBNiSf WOWBKR.  A  -WELCOME   GUEST   IN I}  EVERY HOME IT ENTERS    I ���  ������  I  THE OBSERVATORY  'rillNUH  TALKICD OP   AT  HoMR AND Kl.HKWIIKHK  soon becomes "one of the  family," and a much appreciated member, too. Is it in  your home yet?  Sold in Lead  Packets Only  50c. lb.  About a year ago the Pioneer stated  that the C. P. R. had in mind the  electrification of part, if not all, of its  line into the Boundary, and thus be  able to haul ores at a much Jess figure  than the Great Northern could. About  that time L. A. Campbell, general  manager of the West Kootenay Power  &   Light   Co.,   went   east   to   order  course, be a good thing for the  Boundary.  The Rossland Miner, as a semi-  weekly, is a live, bright, readable sheet.  It is to oe hoped that the business  men of that town will support it, in  proportion, better than they did the  daily, which was the oldest daily in the  ���nterior at the time of its suspension.  "GIVE, US"  Last Thursday was Thanksgiving  day in the United States, but telegraphic reports do not state whether  the Iambs who were recently fleeced in  another large water wheel for the   hy-1 W*" TT '" SUCh 'argC  dr0VCS' 8&Ve  draulic  plant  at  Bonnington,   whi4 . S[Jec,al tha��ks or otherwise.  furnishes most of the power  for  Ross- j      The   Grand  Zks correspondent  I. li. HAIXETT  JiARRISTKK, Soi.HTr-O!',  Notary pL,  Coble AildrcBH:       IIAI,I.in*T,  t lied Toi il M-NeC ;,  Code" < MoiHmj  v Neul's  t l.clh'-r'H.  ''ItlCHNWli..,,  ��.f*  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  I89DHD CWSATORDAYK BY THU  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B.C.  W.B.WILLCOX. Manaqib.  ...���k���_ l Butdnetw office No. 14.  Telephone* | KtiamK���,, rMidence, No  15.  (VMCmiPTIONR IR   ADVANCE.  Per Year ��� fs.oe  Six Month*...  i.ij  To the United State*, per year  2.50  If vou are not a aubacr ber to this paper, thl  la an Invitation to.you to become one. '  AdTertluing rates furniihea on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cent* per line.  Four weekly insertion* constitute one month'*  office savings banks���a  system whereby the wage earner can   be absolutely  sure of the safety of his savings, as safe  as   the  government  itself.    Why   the  United   States   government  has    not  inaugurated this plan  before, and thus  patterned   after    the   Canadian    and  English systems  of this   kind,   is   not  clear.    Another    plan    proposed    by  Wm.  J.   Bryan,   the  twice    defeated  presidential candidate, is to   have   the  government insure all  deposits in   national  banks,   the  banks  paying  the  government   a   small   fee    therefor.  This would give undoubted confidence  "* I to all classes of depositors,   something  that seems  to  be greatly  needed   all  over  the  United  States,   particularly  during times of financial   stress,   like  the present.  land and the Boundary, there being no  need for the additional power unless  something of this kind was in prospect.  Now, the news is sent out from the  coast that the C. P. R. still has the  electrification plan in mind, and is  likely to work out the details at no  distant  date.    All  of   which   will,  of  BOVRIL  Contains the  life-sustaining  elements of  1907  NOV.  1907.  Sun. Me*. Tum. Wed.   Thu. Fr���    Sit.  3  10  17-  ��4  4  ri  18  25  5.  12  26  6    7  20 21  27 28  r  8  '5  22  29  9  16  *3  30  With its 400 delegates, from every  part of the province, last week's Provincial Conservative Convention was  pronounced to be one of the most  successful gatherings, of any kind,  ever held in British Columbia, and  augurs well for the future of the party  in the far west.  It is remarkable how many times  Bill Miner, the escaped tram bandit,  who was serving out a life sentence at  New .Westminister, has been captured.  The latest is that he has been taken  into custody at Seattle. Probably the  Seattleites have so many troubles of  their own in these piping times of  peace, that they were glad to dispense  with the valuable services of Bill for  a while.  The Dominion Parliament celebrated  the American Thanksgiving festival  last Thursday''by:'starting up the law  mill again at Ottawa. When the  cruel war is over, it is likely according  to the political prophets, that something will be known as to the definite  date of the next appeal to the people  ���though, of course, only the faithful  will be apprised of it at first.  J PROVINCIAL.  BEE    F  Beef extracts contain only the flavor  and stimulating- elements of beef���  the nutritive values are lost in the  making-. Baron Liebig-, the inventor  of beef extracts, admitted that. He  said "It is but a condiment and  stimulant, containing- no matter  capable of sustaining life."  That is where BOVRIL differs from  beef extracts.  BOVRIL does contain the nourishment and life-sustaining- elements of  beef as well as its rich flavor.  BO VRILgives strength and nourishment to the invalid.    With its help  you can make left-over scraps into  delicious consommes, bouillons and,,  soups with very little trouble.  BOVRIL is the true economist in tbe  home kitchen.  Your grocer sells BOVRIL. ,s  who now and then has such fearful  pipe dreams, now has it figured out,  according to reports published on the  outside, that about 500 men will be em,  ployed in logging camps around the  Forks this winter. No one seems to  be able to stop the flow of his pen,  the direct result being that all kinds of  j misleading stuff gets into  print,   most  of it without verification  or checking  "P  of any   kind.    Like   Tennyson's  brook, he  rolls on forever.  The new editor of the Fernie  Free  Press  has discovered  that   it  is  impossible to please every one in print���  something that newspaper  men  learn  pretty   early   in   the   game.    Consequently, Mr.   Pedlar  has decided   to  conduct the paper as he  sees fit, without fear or favor.    Mr.  Pedlar is  well  known in the Boundary,   which he has  visited several times in   the past,  and  now that he has  taken to the quill, he  should make a success of it.  It is a good thing that the Ontario  government is taking up the killing of  a few wildcats that have had their,  habitat in and around Cobalt. And  it would have been better had this  been done a year or two ago, when  not a few washerwomen, clerks, etc.,  would have been saved the -painful  work of occasionally gazing at worthless share certificates.  THE CRY OF ALL WHO HAVE TASTED IT.  A TRIAL WILL CONVERT YOU.  Lead Packets Only. At All Grocers,  TUCK   ..COLLTN's  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. Flrot ��t Knohirill Ave.   PHOENIX, li. (J  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  /J-pV    KeKU'arcoiiimiiiiicntioiiHp.,  S��S)��SXSts!'��  Clothing I  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chbapest prices.  Ai.Ai.y-ri'i'HUNs.  Secretary.  J.J. STKt.-17.,'L.  W..M.  0Dfc  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK r.ODGl" NO. ,i  j I Meet- iivery Monday ijveiilii(f  at MiiierH1 li��|  I Vlditliiic brethren cordially Invited,  J.t'.McUoucal,   N. U.  I W. S. Cook, Rec. Hec'y.  Wm. Plcknrd,  1'er. Fin. Hecy.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  BTKNIK BLOCK.  KNOB HIM, AVK��� PHOKNIX.  PHOKNIX   AUKIK   NO   i:  P. 0.  Box 56  MeelK Fildiwevcn  Union Hail.  VlHliiiiK     brother?  nlwnyn welcome  JO?'  Phoonl, Market. "Phone 2.  gj^ D    MORRISON  P. BURNS. & CO.,-Ltd.  J    WlilK,   W. I'.  Hanky Jamsk,  W. Sen  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cared Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. & N  (High CIiikh GoodB RlwayH iu Slock.)  Ghand Forkb, B.C.  All  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  LINGERING COLD.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO, Prop.  Oone Into Liquidation.  Drysalters, Limited, against whom  recently judgment was rendered for infringing the trade marks of Baby's Own  Soap, have gone in liquidation.  Withstood   Other   Treatment   Bat   Quickly  Cured by Chamberlain's Couch .Remedy.  "Last winter I caught a very severe  cold which lingered for weeks," says J.  Urquhart, of Zephyr, Ontario. "My  cold was dry and harsh....The-local  dealer recommended '"Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy and guaranted it, so I  gave it a trial. One small bottle, of it  cured me. I believe Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy to be the best I have  ever used." This remedy is for sale  by all druggists.  c^Mwood Stage Line  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.]  lower town, 10.00 a.m. !��� Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  -.���-���:. PHOENIX 0PPicB,3',thh. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVfi.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  'town  VV. L. McKenzie King, of Ottawa,  deputy minister of labor, probably  has as difficult a position to fill as any  one in the government employ, for  obvious reasons. It is with considerable  satisfaction,   therefore,  that  the  New Denver is to be made a  beautiful."  Nelson is still having minor troubles  with its new.power plant.  .  Vernon has just opened a new  $15,000 school building.  Rossland has wiped out the debt on  its Presbyterian church, through the  efforts of the ladies.  A. C. Garde has succeeded Capt.  Trethewey as manager of the LaPlata  mine on Kootenay lake.  All arrangements have been perfected  for  the  establishment    of a   military  public is noting that he is bringing. iur ujc es[aulisnment c  out some valuable and to some sup- cadet corps, at Armstrong  rising data in his investigations of the,     There"isno longer a Keremeos post-  Dominio Ave.. Near City Hall  ���*��9 PHOENIX, B. C.  Vancouver anti-Japanese riots of a  coup|e of months since, following the  wholesale landing of Japanese collies  in British Colnmbia. Mr. King has  discovered that there are many; wheels  within wheels in that immigration business, and a little light thrown on the  way the undesirables have been dumped  into the province, will have a good  effect.  office,   but  Keremeos  station,  y  new   offices  Centre    and  are    called  Keremeos  From all accounts, at last the C.  P. R. is really awakening to the necessity of building west from Midway  ���not liking particularly   the  way   of  " " is  More than 80b men are employed  on the Great Northern branch between  Fernie and Michel, hurrying it to completion.  'In'. 1906, there were 2,470 births in  British Columbia, 1,778 deaths and  1,487 marriages, according to recent  official returns.  Albert I. GopdelJ, formerly of the  Northport LeRoi smelter, has laken  up his official duties in charge of the  Sullivan smelter at   Marysville.  Prince Rupert has a population  of  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  PHoenix Steam La  u  loenix Otream Laun<  LIMITED.  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860.000  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFCES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  WK  OFFER   FACILITIES   POSSKSSKD  BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  *��� FOB  COLLECTIONS AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN  THAT   IMPORTANT TBBBITORY  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  snecialty, guaranteed water  -rnof.  First Street - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Pboealx, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form F.)  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  UR.AytCU.MS   IIS  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over tlie World.  Correspondents  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," '"Raven  Fractional," and ���''I'arBiitula Ftactionnl," Mineral Claims situate in  the Greenwood   Mining  I Division   or   Yale   District.     Where   located���  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Jsaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for Hmc B. Jackson, Kree Miner's Certificate No. B 10056, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the .Mining Recorder ior Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above cmims.  And further Take Notice that notion, under  section 37,  must be commenced before  the issuance orsuch Certificates ot  I'mproveineul*.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44��� I. H. H   l.r.HTT.  A pencil mark here /��<P"  is a reminder chat vor.rsubscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  promptattention.  SIMILKAHEEN LAND DISTRICT.  the  Great  Northern    is    increasingly j 280, of wiiicti 60 are   employed by the  corrclling the trade ofthe Similkameen |Grand Trunk Pacific.    John Houston's  ., ,    r   .. j  ,   ..     j advice is stay away from Prince Rupert  as its rails  reach  farther and  farther , ���      ��� ' v  I till   C.lrmrr  into that section.    It is now nine-years  since the C. P. R. made its temporary  terminal of its Boundary branch at  Midway, but when this great railway  wakes up it does big business.  Uncle Sam is seriously  considering  the establishment of a  system of post-  till spring  Nelson people have raised about  $10,000 to assist in the completion of  the Canadian Zinc company's plant ai  Fairview. The plant should be in  operation within 90 days.  The regular semi-annual meeting  of the British Columbia Pharmacc-u  tical Council was held in Victoria  J recently. The business was entirely  of a routine nature, a number of applications for certificates being   received  r  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  DISTRICT OF YALE.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,  Manager.  ^  Phoenix, B C  By its strengthening and  regulating action on the  stomach and bowels puts  an end to Indigestion,  relieves pain and  Cures Windy  Spasms  Pries60 cents per bottle.  A.J. Whit* ft Co.  SoWEreiywJwm.  Montreal.  Do Vou Want Ten Dollars?  In another column will be noticed  the advertisement of the Carney Cop  per Co., and the offer ofthe president  J. I.. Martin, of $10 as a Christma-  present for the best criticism of th.  advertisement itself.   Here is a chanct  for some one to pick up ten  dollart   just like getting money from   home,  ii  you are the lucky   one.    There  is'ix,  limit to those   who   may  criticise, ihr-  only requirement being that a clipping  ��� of the  advertisement   of the  Carney  j Copper Co. be sent with the criticism,  j to the editor of the Pioneer   by   mail  Land be received by December   24th!  j The successful competitor will also be I  ' presented with a year's subscription to  I the Phoenix Pioneer. J  B U LLET i fsi  HOLIDAY RATES EAST  First-Class Rouud Trip Tickets to   points   in   Eastern Canada and Eastern States:���  Montreal, $87.95  Halifax, $106.40  Boston, $103.25  New York, $106.25  Dates of sale Dec ist tn Dec. 31st, inclusive; final return  limit, three months from date of sale; diverse routes with stopover privileges.  Inquire about Cheap Rates to Old Country, now on sale in  connection with above rates. Further information cheerfully  furnished by calling or writing.  W. X. PERKINS, Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  TAKE NOTICE, that Colin McRae of  Deadwood, British Columbia, miner, intends to apply for special timber licenses  over the following described lands, all  situate in the Similkameen Division of  Yale district, Province of British Columbia:  Location No. 1.���Comroencine at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N. E. corner" planted abou* 20 chains north of  Wallace Creek, a tributary of Boundary  Creek, and about 3)4 ii.iles north of the  north-west corner of Paul Meyer's preemption, Lot 696; thence south 80  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains  to the point of commencement, contain  injr 640 acres, more or less.  Located October 31st, 1907.  Location No. 2.���Commencing at   a  postmarked "Colin  McRae's E. N. E  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st day October, 1907.  Location No. 6.���Commencing: at a  [postmarked "Colin McRae's >S. E. corner" planted near tho north-east corner  of said Location No. 4; thence west 80  chains; thence north 80 cl)a:ns ; thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains  to the point of commencement, contain-  640 acres, more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 7.���Commencing,at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S.E. corner," planted about one mile north of  the north-east corner of said Location  No. 5; thence north 160 chains; thence 1  west 40chains; thence south 160chains; I   , ��������� ouum j-uvuiiiuns ; / ��> me point of commencen  thence east 40 chains  to the point of I in(? 640 acres, more or less,  commencement.   rnntoin>�����  <5.<��    containing 640 acres,  commencement,  more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907. ���  Location No. 8.���Commencing at a  post mnrkeu "Colin McRae's S.E. corner," planted about y2 mile south ofthe  north-west corner ot said Location No.  4; thence w-pst 160 chains; thence north  x. ju 40 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  corner"p^aatedTtVhe'iiorth^west turner sout'' 40 chains to the point of com ���  of said Location No. 1; thence south 80 mencement, containing 640 acres, more  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  or less.  north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains      Located the 21st of October, 1907.  to the point of commencement, contain-      Location   No. 9.���Commencing at a  ing 640 acres, more or less. post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. cor  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 12.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner," ulanted about % mile south of the  south-east corner of said Location No.  li ; thence west 160 chains; thence north  40 chainB; thence east 160 chains; the/ice  south 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or lees.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 13.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said location No. 12; thence west 160  chainp; thence south 40 chains; thence  easl 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  t,o the point of commencement, contain-  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location No. 3.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S E corner" planted at the north west cr-rner  of said Location No. 1; thenco west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains ; thence |  east 80 chains; thence s'outh 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres more or less.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No. 4.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S.E. corner" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 3; thence went 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains to  the point of commencement, containing  640 acres, more or less. |  Located the 21st October, 1907.  Location No. 5.���Commencing at a  post maaked "Colin McRae's S.W. corner" planted near the north-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence east 80  chains; thence north 80 chains; thence ,  weat 80 chains; thence ooath 80 chains j  her," p.'anted near the south-east corner  of said Location No. 8; thence west 160  chains.;,thence south 40 chains;   thence  east 160 chains; thence north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or Jess .  Located the 21st of October. 1907.  Location  No.  10.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's S. E. corner," planted about ya mile south of tlie  south-east corner ���)( said   Location No.  9; thence west KiO chains; thence north  40 chains; thence east 160 chains; thence  south  40 chains  to  the point, of commencement, containing 640 acres, more  or less.  I    Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Location No, 11.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N. E. corner," planted near the south-east corner  of said Location No. 10; thence west  160 chains; thence south 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains; thence north 40  chains to tbe point of commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or leas.  Located the2lstof October, 1907.  Location No. 14.���Commencing at a  post marked "Colin McRae's N.E. corner," planted near the south-west corner of said Location No. 2; thehcu west  160 chains; thence south 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains; thence north  40 chains to the point of commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or lees.  Located the 21st of October, 1907.  Dated at Greenwood, B.C., this 10th  day of November, 1907.  Coi m McRae,  November, 1907. Applicant.  LAND  ACT.  Form No. 9.  FORM OP NOTICE.  Dis'i'rt,  District  Similkameen  Land  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Dundee, of Rossland. occupiuion, mining,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land :  Commencing at a post planted about  50 yards east from the Columbia and  Western Railway, and about W mile  south from File Station, on said railway,  thence north 20 chains; thence west 20  chains; thence south 20 chains; thence  east20chains to pointof commencement,  and containing 40 acree, more or less.  ClIAKLKB  DUXDJCE,  Name of Applicant,  Date, 23rd November, 1907.  ^aBrgjreg-^i-^Bgf^ '^>^:^.^^.,>^a/x^f^a^^^m^m  W9m fMCSBNl*PTONEER.  cr^mBaking Powder  is the most efficient and  perfect of leavening agents.  MADE FROM PURE CREAM OF TARTAR  No alum, lime or ammonia.  ������In God We Triul".  Herewith is respectfully submitted a  suggestion for the new 30-cent piece;  obverse and reverse designed by the  celebrated artist, St. Vitus, One  glance at the coin's face will convince  anybody that it looks like thirty cents.  The reverse will serve lo commemorate  this golden age in American history.  As The World has told, the motto,  "In God We Trust" will not be on the  new coins that are being made in the  minis.  A World reporter, telepathically, interviewed several persons more or less  distinguished, asking them to suggest a  new motto.  R. II. Harriman���Ego et deus.  J. P. Morgan���Trust nobody.  Mrs. Hetty Green���Watch me grow.  Secretary Garfield���Rah, rah, rah,  Roosevelt.  Private Secretary Loeb���Theodoras,  Imperito', Rex.  August Belmont���Step lively.  Secretary of the Treasury Cortelyou  ���Confidence, confidence and, thereafter confidence.  James R. K ;ene���l'ut me in your  pUrse.��_N. Y. World.  Cut this out and take it to any drug  store and get a free sample of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.  For billiousntss and constipation they  are unequaled. They improve the  appetite, strengthen the digestion and  regulate the liver and bowels.  'Tin The Honest drip.  " 'Tie the honest grip  Of comradeship  Makes a fellow take heart aiiiiin;  It's the word of cheer  From a biend sinceii-  Makes him feel life's not in vain.  When the way ih dark  And the lurkiu-je barque  Is drifting froni ealety'ti strand,  VVhv, God I'lesK the men  And the women who then  Hold to us the hoi pine hand.  "When vou're out of luck  And you're out of plrck  And the fight, doesn't Reem* worthwhile,  What will give you heart  To do your part?  Why, a handclasp and a finite;  So when all is black  And we've lost the track  Jn a world we can't understand,  Then, Hod bless the friend  Who is there to lend  A smile and a helping bund."  ���Exchange,  ���<�� *>��������-<����� oe<�� ��-x#^-** r*a<% oo*n> o-e-'C* ir>*e<* ��*>������.<-*�� *>0  e OUR COPPER CORNER?  �� MATTKKS OK   1VIKKKST   TO   THOSE. 1NTKRHST1C1'    IN    TIIK ��  * COPPKK   MINING   INDUSTRY ��,  0*4* Otl-<J <*->-��� <A ���*L>��<J��   t>0*<Jk   OttK*   *>���-<��   0��"4*   l>��>a(y  Copper No Wors.- Than Others.  While there is no copper actually  pressing for sale by any of the larger  producing or selling interests, it would  not be difficult to obtain requirements  of large amounts of electrolytic copper  at approximately 13 cents.  Copper interests are unanimous in  slating that the copper trade is in a  position no worse than any other business at the moment, says the Boston  News Bureau. .While production  even at its miriimun in this country-  has without doubt   been   in   excess of  ready market for their   product on the  recent upturn.  Copper and I rnrt  Prrrfuctlnn,  The United.:S-nt'"> will produce in  the currerit .^cali'n'lar \v;ir approximately 27,6po,'ooo tons ( f ,-li classes  of pig iron, which will compare with  16,497,000 tons produced in the year  1904, and 18,000,000 tons produced  in 1903, says the Wall Street  Journal.  The production this year will represent an increase of nearly sixty-five per  cent,   as   compared   with    1904,   the  he Serge of tlie Serges"  consumption,    the  amount    of   metal | largest increase reported in any similar  period in the history of the  iron and  steel industry.  It has been said that the copper industry moves in sympathy with the pig  iron industry, which in many cases is  true, as the following; tabic, giving the  production of pig iron and copper over  theiast thirteen years, will show:  Tons l'iir Iron Po'inds Cop'.r  Production      Production  which will come forward from the re  fineries is being lessened to such an  extent that the margin of over production will soon be very slight.  There is still considerable copper  to be shipped to Europe under recent  heavy sales made by selling interests  on this side. Total exports in the  past seven weeks were under the roo,  000,000 pound mark, including consignments by all the sellers, whereas  the United Metals Selling Co. alone  sold 100,000,000 pounds abroad.  There will be but comparatively  few companies in a position to contribute to the market when the. demand  for copper increases and among these  stand   out  prominently    the    various  Lake properties which,   for  the   most jjjj^ ���    0053000  part,   are   not   curtailing    production, 1 jggg    "'"_ |' ]   8,(i23.()ii0  and furthermore   were able   to find   a 11895    ��i 440,000  Year  1907 (Km.).... 27,000.000  1900  25,307,000  1905   22,922,000  1904   10,497.000  1903   10,009,000  1902   17,821,300  ItlO:   15,878 400  1900   13 789,000  1899   13.021,000  800,000,000  007.000.000  889,0011,(100  813,000,000  008.000,000  000,000,000  002.ono.ooo  000,000,000  509,000.000  527,000,000  494,000,000  400.000,000  3��l,000.0l'0  In the first place " Blunoz " serge is  not made in Nova Scotia.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893:  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  THE    GREAT  TRANSCONTINENTAL  . Provides a Christian home tor tit-ml-  ,rnts of both sexes at moderate rat.ee.  Has a preparatory clasB for junior stud-  i*ntp, doing (trade   public school   work  bl  Does hijib school work, confers nil liijrh  In the second place, it is not all a > Bcho��* Privileges, and prepares for tench-  ,      ..     ' , 1 ers'examinations.    J eaches all brain-nee  ue serge, for it is a freely woven  Australian wool serge in both the navy  blue and black colors. You have, a  choice of either.  To be sure they call the Nova  Scotians " Blunoses "���but that is not.  the derivative of " Blunoz " serge.  Only two woollen mills in Canada  can make the " Blunoz " Serge���and  the Semi-ready Company control and  absorb in their tailor shops the entire  output.  This is the Canadian Serge which  has made the British mills "sit up,"  and it is the Standard cloth by which  the Government judge the tariff needs  of this particular Canadian industry.  of a Practical Business Course und >iivc  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the LadiiV  Course (or M.E.I.,, and M.L.A. In University work, can take students Miroiisrli  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  ���info Univerwitv, which the college is .in  in 1 afliliat.ion ��� '  I-Vir fuller information and terms write  Rev. W..I. Sipperell,B.A.,B.D .Principal: or Rev. ,1. P.  Ilr'woll,  Rur-*n.'-  Chapped Hands.  Wash your hands with warm water,  dry with a towel and apply Chamberlain's Salve just before going to bed,  and a speedy cure is certain. This  salve is also invaluable for sore nipples,  jtching piles and skin diseases. For  sale by all druggists.  ��� �������*�������������������������������������������>*>��,.  ���   DOES THIS INTEREST YOU ?  \ Church Services Tomorrow $  0^%,*W%^%^%^%^^V'%^%^V^^%^%.0  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  ]. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  iNfethodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. in. evening service 7130 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:0*-, a m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our I,ady 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.  Redard. O.M.I. Pastor  A prominent physician, fnmonB for  his success in the treatment of kidney nnd bladder disojsea, attribute* a ,  great deal of his iucccsk to thu follow- I  ing simple vegetable prescription :��� i  One ounce Fluid Extract D��nde- I  lion; |  One ounce Compound Salatone ; f  Four ounces Compound Syrup  Sarsaparilla ;  Mix, shake well, and take in tea-  Hpoonful doses aftor each meal and  again at bedtime.  Your druggist can Bupply the ingredients, and the mixture can be pre- ?  pared at home at very little expenRe. I  Thin, the doctor says, acta directly ?  on the kidneys assisting them to til- 4.  ter tho poisons from the blood and ���.  expel s.i 1110 in the urine, at the same *j*  time restoring the kidneys to healthy, I  normal action. ���  We feel that a great many readers J  will be ph asucl to learn of this simple *  prescription, and knowing the ability f  of the physician whose formula it is, t  we do not hesitate to recommend it *  to anv sufferer. f  Comparing Ocean Greyhounds.  Recently a good deal of interest has  been taken in transatlantic greyhound  records by reason of the launching of  the monster Lusitania, which now  holds the record. The following table  of comparisons of nine of these leviathans, taken from Engineering, will  give the exact figures of each of the  steamships:  r >  c a.  p w  2. FT  7-5  n>     is  E   ��  g  T3  c  cr  ar  2  J3_  o'  p  cr  2.  3  a.  ���t  O  -t  o  p  g  o  V3  O  CO  -S-  "b  o  o  OS  CO  "o  o  o  "o  o  o  o  C-J  0\  CO  Co  o*.  OO  vO  Cm  OO  OO  On   Ln  O      O  tn  co  tn  co  p  re  r  Er  00    o     00   �����  O  o  4-  O  "o  o  o  to     to  OO    On  p  "o  O  O  tn  O  O  01  O  O  O  O  O  tn  O  "2-  p  n  Ci  PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I  iii'emt to apply at the next sitting of  the Board of License Commissioners, for  the City of Phoenix, for a transfer of the  Liquor License held by me for the Butte  Hotel, to Luciani and Vicbry. ���  James McCrkatii.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C,  this 12th day of Oetober,  1907.  *AU***&&��t&**&6*&**6*44  Skin Pro!eefion  For skin comfort, skin health,  nkin beauty and for protection  against hard water, strong  sun and wind use  NOTICK is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Board ot Licensing  Commissioners, of the City of Phoenix,  I intend to apply for a transfer of the  retail liquor license, held by me. for the  Domikion Hotki., Ironsides Ave, Phoenix, B. C, to Steve S. Swaneon, for the  said Dominion hotel.  F. Asuekson.  Dated  at Phoenix. R C,  this twenty-eighth day  of September. 1907.  Witness: M. M. Stephens.  to   ui  ���i     .-     ���  �� P-  m   o  _. tn  a ~��  g. n  ui    O.  Ore Tonoase fur Southeast Kootenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern liritish Columbia districts  for the week ending Nov. 23, 1907, and  the year to date, in tons:  DISTRICT.  1VEKK.  SHIPMENTS.  East of Columbia  River           3,6So  Rossland       6,407  Boundary    YEAR.  '56>7>4  249,742  .'39.3��9  w:  "Baby's Own  Soap.  It is the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, women  and men.  Its daily use keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.   ^  * Albert Soaps Ltd. Mfe%,   - Montreal.  <*      Beware limitations and substitute.       (j  i^SW?��*f*W*WW****S**��  Total      10,907   1,545,765  SMELTER   RECEIPTS.  SMELTER.  Trail   ...  Marysville  North pert  Boundary   .  Total  WEEK.  8,080  600  919  YEAR.  237.542  28,200  88,529  1,1 10,079  9.599 '.464.052  Two bits per month is all it costs to  have the Pioneer sent to you anywhere  in Canada or the United States. Keep  posted on Boundary matters while you  are absent.  The Lusitania affords accommodation for 540 first-class, 460 second-  class, and 1,200 third-class passengers.  There are 71 7 rooms. Elevators are  provided. There are eleven of these,  all worked by" the electric current  supplied by the ship's generating plant.  They travel through a height of 36 ft.  between decks.  A Qood Liniment.  When you need a good reliable liniment try Chamberlain's Pain Balm.  It has no superior for sprains and  swellings. A piece of flannel slightly  dampened with Pain Balm is superior to  a plaster for lame back or pains in the  side or chest. It also relieves rheumatic pains and makes sleep and rest  possible.    For sale by all druggists.  lusane Hospital Report.  The report of  Dr. C.   E.   Doherty,  medical superintendent of  the   public  hospital   for   the   insane,   New   Westminster, for the year ending December  131, 1906,  is   at   hand.    It   says   that  during the year rso patients   were admitted, an increase of 27 over the previous year.    Of these 108 were  males  and 42 females, this   being  the   usual  ratio of the   sexes   hitherto  admitted.  Ofthe 150 admissions, 83 were suffering from the first attack, 26  from the  second, 5 from the third, and . 4  from  the fourth.    In   31   cases'it  was impossible  to   ascertain   the  number of  attacks,   but   is   more   than   probable  that a proportion of these   were cases  recurring.    Fifty-six of those admitted  were married, 12 were in the widowed  state,    74   had   never   been    married,  while in 8 cases it was  impossible to  ascertain the civil   state.    Thirty-four  were Roman Catholics, 96  were Protestants, 13   were  heathens, and   in   5  cases it was impossible to ascertain tbe  denomination.     Five  had   received a  superior education,  85 had received a  common and   high   school   education,  46 had received only   limited   education, while 14 could neither  read   nor  write.  During the year 59 patients were  discharged���55 men and 24 women.  This number exceeds that of last year  by 3, and is the largest number ever  discharged from the institution in any  one year.  Buster's Philosophy.���X.  " Resolved, that whereas I got myself in a hole, it reminds us that lots of  people get themselves in a hole by  their own carelessness; then expect  some one else to get them out. Lawyers make their living by getting people  out of holes. A man never goes to a  lawyer to find out how to do right or  how to be honest, he goes to him in  trouble. He never goes to the doctor  to find out how to take care of his  health while he has it Come, let us  be reasonable; if we are honest, and on  the level, and get enough sleep: we  won't need those M.D.'s or L.L.D.'s  or D.D's help. God did not intend  us to be sick, sinful or "broke," if we  stick to the rules. If you plant weeds  you don't expect corn.  Semi-rcajy " Blunoz " Suits, now $20, will  cod $24 after January lit, 1908.  Semi-ready Tailoring  P. W. GEORGE & CO.,  PHOENIX, B.C.  The small sum of two bits (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix Pioneer to  any postoffice on earth .  AVKRAG  ���: PRICES OP" COPPER.  ���New  York-  Electrolytic  Lake.  Month.  1900  1907  1900  1907  .lannarv .  .  , 18.31  24.5(1  18.41  24.88  I'ebi'iiurv...  .  17.8H  24.03  18.11  25.20  March   .  18IW  25.07  18.(14  25.47  Ant-il   .  !��.��"  24.27  ' 18.MI  24. K7  M..iv   .   18.45  24.15  18.72  25.17  .Ill 111.!   . 18.44  22.82  18 71  24.01  July   .   18.U)  22.12  18.58  21.31  August   18 48  18.35  18.01  18 25  .September..  .   19.14  15.6(1  19.29  10.04  Oetober ....  . 21.27  13.12  21.71  13 57  November..  21.9(1  22.34  ,      ,   ,   ,  December. ..  . 23.0:1     23.38  ....  .  19.35  ....  19 00  RAILWAY  The Best  of Equipment  and Service  Hospital Donations  Lint of Donations received since .Ian.  1st. 1906, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Ca��h*io R. Horrell  Cai-h|J5 J- U. Macaulaj  Cash $5 A- F- 5errV  Boole Cane A. K. H. Clark  Bed I.intfii.< doz Hospital Ladies Aid  Cash $50 K; T. Bnnk  , Cash *to Jan. McCreath  Cash $25 Canadian Hand Drill Co.  SpriiiK Cot A. B. Hood  Maple "Syrup ��� A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyk  Old Linen _.Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Book* ~~ Mra. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash $2n A Grand forks Friend  Oun-.:..ioii Copper Co Full Set Boilei Tubei  C'��-i1 Wood  F. Buckleys  Low rate Rail Tickets in connection with Ocean Steamship   Tickets.  For further particulars call on loca  agents or address,  J. MOE, E. J. COYLE,  D. P.  A., A. G. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  PW*W*<  Greenwood   Liquor   Co.  o  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Importt-d and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As w\j sly'p direct in Carloads, we   can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  t  t  t  PHOENIX    BEER  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is acknowledged to be the best  equipped Brewing Plant in the Boundary by far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  Ask for our Bottled Beer   The moat perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com.  pleteaystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The ciirallv!  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Rliminatln? all MemlliePoisons from th  ���Jyatem  The grandeur of ihe scenery Is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,waterfalls.  Doating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursit ns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness HARRY HcINT03H,  Proprietor  Phoenix  Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Props.  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix, B.C.  gjgr   We have the only ICE MAKING MACHINE in the Boundary.  .~t  COII -TM-PQ the quickest iTI TO IT  oHILAJrl o cough & cold tuivL  Get a bottle to-day from your druggist. If  it doesn't cure you quicker than anything  you ever tried he'll give you your money back  Shiloh's i.s the best, safest, surest and quickest medicine for your children's coughs  and colds. It has been curing- coujjhs and colds for 34 years. All druggists���  25c, 50c, and S1.00 a bottle. fK)6  ��^��^s�����>��������'J���*������^������^���^���^f*���������^���^J���^���^^ -  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  MARSH BLOCK and dining room  EXTRA   WELL   FURNISHED   ROOMS  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located  Victmia Ave, Phonnix, B. C. MISS IDA L. BAKER, Prop.  No Bar.  ���-��-���-o-*-*  * FURNITURE, RUG*, Etc.  ^ over Hhown in Pboenix  ** With onr additional Store House we win now   hIiow   h   larger  I and  more varied Hlock than before  NAMIt OK  COMPANY.  ^ II.C. Coppr*/ Co ���copper-   ('ariboo-McKiiiiiey���Rold   Consol. M. & 3.��� gold-copper.  Granby Consolidated���copper,  rrovidence���silver   AUTHOR-  1ZKD  CAPITA!..  SI1AHKS.       j  DIV1DKNUS  $3.O00,CO0  1,350,000  5,500,000  15,000,000  lasued  503,000  1,250,000  S3.552  135,000  31,000  Par  Paid  1906  ��S  *���  $tooJ     741,690  *f!oo|$l,620,ooo  Total  to Date  l^i'.e��t  l)u te  >5  16.000  $201,100 Sept.  1907  5.16,837] Heb. 190.1  I  7M,-v\yN'uv 1907.  2.o6.S,630|Sept. 1907  3S,2zj.iSept. 1906      4  ���*.  I  Per  _i;h-_  .40  .04  l->5  3.00  50  ��� �����. &*. KJS^^^Jk*-***"* ���"- "���-.*..*^,"��*��.r>>^J����JB>*.  TUB  FINEST   QUALITY   IN  MILK and CREAM  OA1BX  IION1  PRO I  IRTOR  BINNS  tj> 9-  -��~������������  PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEUKBY GIVEN tbat  at the next sitting of the Hoard ot  Licensing Commissioners, of the City of  Phoenix, I intend to apply for a transfer  of the retail liquor lieetiae held by me  for the Maple Leaf hotel. Ironsides Ave.,  Phoenix, B.C., to Asok-.o Seuui.1,1, for  the said Maplo Leaf hotel.  CHAS. TIAGAN.  Dated at Phoenix, R.C.,  this fourteenth day of  October, A.D., 1907.  Witness: A. B. Hood.  A Method)* Mlniger Rcciimmenda   Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  We have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy in oui home for seven years,  and it has always proved to be a reliable remedy. We have found that it  would do more than the manufact urers  claim for it. It is especially good fur  croup and whooping couj*h, Rkv.  JamesA. Lkwis, PastorMilaca,Minn.,  M. E. Church.  Chamberlain'-; Cough Kemedy is  sold by all dru^.ai.-..  D. J. Matheson  Snsurance Hgent  BIDRMTY     BONDS.  FIRE,       LIFE  ANP  ACCIDENT.  PLATB    Gt^A-SS  CO.MMI-SSIO.N'ISR    FOR    TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTKRE, Prop.  35   Horses,   Full   Lively   Eq-jipment,  Have taken   over   the   Lumber   Yard  and will carry   a   full   stock.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36    POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIGAN.  NOTICE.  DltY   WOOD   IN    ANY    QUANTITY  Trompt Attention to   orders  ni Hny  hour of day or night.  Knob Hill Ave. (p"0NE3<->        Phoenix, B. C.  P  m  th  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to tie the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in tlie 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 subsetibes for two,  three and even five  years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.   Co.,   Phoenix, B.C.  NOTK-Wc have atew Ctn>l''' of the Ih-s'. PIONRKR ANNUAL left, price    15 cent*  t.-nch, or n copy will h--' "e"' ,rc<: to a mw subscriber.  ��� ^Tm'w Pm jFfm*. Gf..* fr   " [  is  Iii the mutter of the Laud Registry Act, and in  the matter ol the Title of Lot 6, Block ao, Ola  Ironsides subdivision of ihe Town of Phoenix,  B. C  WHEREAS the Certificate of fitle ot Francis  Knott, being Certificate of Title No 11421a, to  the above hereditaments has been lost or destroyed, and application has been made for a  duplicate thcieof.  NOTICK IS HKRKBY GIVKN that a duplicate  Certificate ol Title to the above hereditaments  will be issued at the expiration of one Month  from ihe first insertion hereof, unless iu the  meantime valid objection to the contrary is made  to me in wiitiug.  W.  H.  KDMONDS,  Land Registry Office, District Registrar.  Kamloops, B.C.,  November 19U1, 1907.  MINERAL ACT.  (VORM   F.)  Certificate of Improvements.  son v v..  "Murray Fractional" .Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood MinerM Division ot Yale District.  Where located���In Wellington Camp.  TAKK NOTttlE that I, Isaac tl. Hallett, ac  Agent for David Oxley, Free M'ner's Certificate,  o. K67S7, ami Thomas Russell, Free Miner's  Certificate, No. B6764, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a CertifiCHte of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above claim.  And further Take Notice that action, under  Section 37, mu��t be commenced before the issuance 01 such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this icth day of August, A D-, 1907.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Florence  No.   2   Fractional" Mineral   (Main,  situate   in   the Greenwood   Mining   Division  ������  Yah    district.    Where   locattd:���In   Ureeuwo<.<l  camp.  TAKK NOTICK, that T.Isaac H. Hallett,- .  agent for Joseph J. Ilassett, Free Miner's Cert'-..  rate, No H10176. intend, sixtv davs from f\. 1.  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recnnit r foi ���>  Certificate ot Improvements, tor thw purpose ..t  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the abov^cla.m.  And further Take Notice that action, u�� ' *  Section 37, must be commence-: before Se  Issuance ufmich Certificate ot Imp oveineuts.  Dated this  th day ol September, A.D , 1907,  Si- I. H. HALI.KTT  m  if-l  If 15;,  '     ���$��   *-v��I  '1,1 P^Yfl  ��� i  *<*>  I   -  1   f.  %'sz. wjff^SSaES < H  If  .'��!  1  in  IS Sail''  m  <~i  r4m  ! *' tit  ������Wit!  ill  a:  ���THF   PHOFTTT  fTf-TOW*.  SHARP <& IRVINE CO.  Spokane, Wash.  108 Wall St.  BROKERS  WE ADVISE THE PURCHASE OF  GALBRAITH COAL CO.'S SHARES  at   27   Cents  per   Share.  In buying shares in the Galbraith Coal Company, you are buy-  in *���* in a shipping mine. Tbe present output is about 200 tons daily,  which will shortly he increased to 450 tons per day.  The Galbraith mine is situate at Lundbreek, Alberta.  The plant, embraces a comprehensive terminal track arrangement leading from the three mine portals to the foot of a tramway  1750 feo�� in length, solidly constructed, protected with snowsheds  wherever necessary, and equipped with 25 wound sleel rails. At the  head of the tramway is the hoisting plant, with tipple and bunkere  adjoining. The hunkers have a capacity of 400 tons, and are fitted  with screening apparatus to screen the lump and nut coal, to which  the mine will confine its output. The structure is 88 feet from the  main line of the Crow's Neat railroad, and  is served by a four track ;  outlay, the main siilu track being 1500 feet long, and affording ample  ear storage room.  NEXT DIVIDEND JeAYER.  '���/. We believu thut the (iaib.-aith Coal Company will be the next  Crop's Nc-si-Albeita coal enterprise to pay dividends. We therefore  advise any of inn-clients who intend purchasing any of these shares  to do so at once, for wo only have a limited anviunt to sell at 27c pet-  share. The stock is listed on tbe Spokane Exchange, and the closing  quotations today were 2(ie bid and 28c asked. You can aiways pell  your stock, it may be more than you paid for it, or it may be less.  Will sell in  Blocks of 100 or ovur.  For further information write or wire us at once, or better still  send in an order for any amount over 100 shares Kemil by bunk  draft, money order or express order, or if you prefer we will tend the  stock with draft attached to whatever bank you desire.  In and Around Phoenix |  HKIKK   TOPICS  OK   LOCAL   AND   GKNKRAL . Jj  ���*y INTKRRST   TO   PHOKN1CIANS. ���** jg  Dr. Mathison, dentist. Thnuher, the druggist, will   have a  large assortment of Holiday Goods.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prices on Holiday Goods, at  Thrasher's Drug Store will be reasonable.  N. Binns has just received a fine  lot of fancy rockers, if you want one  come quick, as they are going fast.  Two bits per month is all it costs to  i have the Pioneer sent to you anywhere  COMING AND GOING  "O-  W  laidlnf Hotel of Boundiry't Leidlnf  Mining Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  Sen and Up-to-date  Centrally Located,  Good Sample itoomi.  Corner Knob Hill Are., and First 8t,  PHOKNIX, B. C.  i.S  monaster  Proprietor.  :��:  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before  buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  y ���       .     .  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone r6.  Sewing Machines from $io up, see  Miss McDonald.  Be sure and see the Holiday Goods  at Thrasher's Drug Store.  Old newspapers for sale at this office  in Canada or the United States. Keep  at 25 cents per 100. posted on Boundary matters while you  Mrs.    Albin    Almstrom   presented are abse"t-  her husband with a   daughter yesterday.-  Toinorrow's subject at the Methodist church will be "Marks of a True  Man."  Horn, to the wife of Thomas  Baird, Brooklyn avenue, November  2 ist, a son.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  The Great Northern is using one of  its heavy ore hauling engines for the  passenger service to Phoenix.  One can* actually see through the  windows ofthe coach on the C. P. R.  Phoenix branch���sometimes.  Dan Sullivan, who was operated  on for appendicitis at the local hospital, was discharged yesterday as  recovered.  a^^^^^^^^^^^,  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-CIass and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   j*    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining  room.    Large,   airy   and  well   r.irnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue ... Phoenix, 11 C.  Mi--  I:  PHOENIX  BAKERY  Having secured, a -first-class  baker, I am prepared to. deliver  promptly tho best Bread, (.'akh  and Pies. Satisfaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  'Phone A55.     W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  Scholars of the Presbyterian Sunday  school are practicing for the annual  Christmas festival, to be held Christmas week.  The nurses of the Phoenix General  Hospital gave an at home Wednesday  evening, those present thoroughly enjoying themselves.  There are but two patients in the  local hospital, and one of those assisted  in the decorations for the nurses' at  home Wednesday evening.  Wednesday's Great Northern train  did not reach Phoenix till 11 p.m.,  four or live hours late, owing to a  freight wreck near Spokane.  Last evening the St. Andrews' concert was given in St." 'Andrews Presbyterian church, with.a programme appropriate to the occasion.  Last evening Phoenix Aerie No.  158,' Fraternal Order of Eagles, held  nominations for officers for 1908, and  next week Friday will hold the annual  election.  This week the Methodist Sunday  school commenced practice for the  annual Christmas tree, which will ' be  held on Christmas eve, Tuesday, December 24th.  Morrin, Thompson & Co., the  Hunter-Kendrick Co., The Wm.  Hunter Co., and Thomas Brown have  decided to close their respective stores  at 6 p.m., after December ist, until  Iurther notice. Those interested will  take note of this.  The new C. P. R. freight rates,  from which Nelson wholesalers expected to get considerable .benefit  have proved a disappointment to them.  To the average shipper, however,  there is a slight reduction���and small  favors are thankfully received.  Stetson's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co.,  with 22 people, travelling in their own  car, left Phoenix last Saturday to take  in other parts of the Koundary. The  performance the night . before did .not  have a large attendance, and the show  itself was not nearly0as good as the  Uncle Tom that was hereglast summer  and held forth ir. a large tent. The  eight blood hounds advertised had  shrunk to two. 1  W. J. Louttitt went over to Nelson  to spend a few days.  Charles Biesel went over to Nelson  Thursday, for a few days.  Kred Bell left Thursday for Seattle,  where he expects to get a position.  Mrs. John Walters, of Danville,  Wash., was visiting Mrs. William  Delabay this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Ronald McTavish, of  Granby place, went out over the C. P.  R.'Thuisday for Ottawa, where they  will make their home in the future.  William J. Vandenburgh, of Vancouver representing the Bradstreet  mercantile agency, was here Wednesday, checking up the list for the coming year.  Rev. George A. Wilson, of Vancouver, the newly appointed superin-  tendendent of Prespyterian missions in  British Columbia, will be in Phoenix  next Wednesday.  Blake Wilson, general manager fsr  P. Burns & Co., was a visitor here  from Nelson this week.. The company  has a thousand head of cattle and ten  thousand sheep at its pastures near  Boundary Falls.  '���- Homer Baird and wife, nee Miss  Lizzie Reim, returned Monday from  Spokane, where they were married  last week. James Marshall, proprietor  ofthe Hotel Brooklyn, gave a dance, in  honor of their arrival, the same evening, Harry James furnishing the music.  Dancing was kept up till a late hour, a  lunch also being : served to the large  number attending. ���  ...-���������"   Administrator's   Notice, j  In the County Co'irt of Yule   Hold tit nt  Grand J  Korku.  Tu thnMntterof the Kitnte ol Alt-xnmler Dnwnon,  dec-caned.    ,  NOTIOF. IS Hl{KI{HY/;iVl{N,tliHtoii the aStli  dav of November, 1907, it wns ordered by His  Hon. nidge Brown, tint A C. Sutton, be iidinlii-  Islnitor of till mid sl.'ium.ir. the entfite of Alexander Duwson, lnle of Phoenix, B. <!., deceased.  Kvcry Person indebted to the said estate 1h required to make payment forthwith to the undersigned, mid every penton IiiivIiik in possession  effect* belonging to deceased is required to notify  the undersigned forthwith, livery creditor or  other person tmviiiK nuy claim upon or Interest  in the dlstributton ofsnid esta'e is required, before the and January, 1908, co send by registered  letter addressed to the undersigned tils iinnic  und address aud lull particulars of his claim or  interest, and a statement of his account verified  by statutory de.-laration, nnd the nature ��� f the  security (if any) held by Iiim. After the said aud  January, 1908, tl.e administrate.-.' will proce d  with the destrlbutliu ofthe estate, having regard  to those claims only of which he shall then iuive  had notice.  Dated ut Grand Porks, B.C.,  28th November, 1907,  A. 0. SUTTON,  Official Administrator,  ' Grand Forks. B.C.  Some  Inducements   TO   Latest Mining Slock Quotations.  .Reported bv Mighton &  Oavanaugli,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to Nov. 27,   1007.  mr>  Alberta Coal and Coke       .30  B.C. Copper       3,(!2  Cariboo-McKinney 02  Cons. Smelters     75.00  Canadian Marconi....      2.37>u  Chas. Dickens 11  Copper KiliK 03  Domin. Copper       1.87j<��  Diamond Vale Coal...       :08  Ciertie 02>��  Granby        70.00  Galbraith Coal  .20  Hewitt '...        ���  International Coal 85  Kendall         .80  La Plata Mines   Nicola Coal Mines 02  North Star OS  Panhandle Smelter...        .02]^  Rambler-Cariboo .        .18  lioyal Colleriea   Snowstorm     1.16  Stewart          .70  Sullivan Ufl,l��  Telk-Kwa Mines 08  Western Oil, Cons. ..        .80  White Bear 01>��  AHKK  .30  3.75  .03  80.00  2,112^  .10  .0-1  2.00  .12  .0-1  80.00  .28  5 0D  .00  1.05  ��� 12K  .04  .10  .03,4  .10  .25  1.20  .95  ���06^j  .12  1.10  ���02>a-  HOLIDAY  BUYERS...  Owing to the fact that we are heavily Slocked with FALL  GOODS, and as times are not at. the best, we will offer all our  Goods this Fall at 10% lower than the same goods are Catalogued at in Toronto and Monti cal. We have these Catalogues  on file here, and will cheerfully make comparisons and sales  from them. We have just opered up a line of N1CW GOODS  such as  Manicure Articles, Sterling Silver, all kinds; Ink Stands,  Sterling Tops; Sterling Brushes, Combs, Mirrors, etc.  Bronze Clocks, Gilt Clocks, Fancy China, and. the  New Silver Deposit Ware on 'llass and Pottery,���  Something Entirely New, Also, we have an exceptionally fine shipment of CUT GLASS to arrive  this  week,  E.   A.   BLACK,  ��\ The Jeweler  C.P.R. Time Inspector  As Larfc As Brer.  is just  as . large  There  tributary to Greenwood  mines were' working and  will be spent for supplies  than last, says the Ledge.  a   payroll  as   if   the  more cash  this   winter  The largest  loset from the shutdown will , be the  company's store at the Mother Lode.  The Ledge expects to do double the  amount of job printing this winter.  Some of the business men who do not  advertise look as if there had been a  second deluge and they were the  partly resuscitated remnants.  Four Phoenicians Wedded lo Greenwood.  Two couples from Phoenix were  married this week in Greenwood.  'I uesday Duncan W. Stuart, blacksmith at the Granby mines, and Miss  Bessie Florence Radcliffe were united  by Rev. M. D. McKee, James Henderson supporting the groom and Miss  Sarah Lawson being the bridesmaid.  The happy couple left tha next day  for New Denver, near where the  family of the bride reside.  Thursday evening Peter Kerrigan,  recently employed at the'Snowshoe  mine, was married to Miss Ida L.  Baker, the proprietor of the Marsh  rooming house in Phoenix. The wed  ding ceremony was performed by Rev.  Father J. A. Bedard at the Pacific  hotel.  WALL PAPER  Uur Fall and Winter  Stock now on display,  with a large variety and  wide range to select  from.  1 Come in and inspect  samples. t  McRae Bros. Ltd.  Stationers, Neios Dealers, Etc.  KnobHil Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  Hunt Stuck of  -���-���-���-���-  FURNITURE, RUG*. Etc.  I  ever fhown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and  more varied stock than  befurn  .   .   BIN N-S-. .   .  larger  <**  ��  e  at-m-^-m-fi-er-m-m  Only 10,000 Shares to -be Sold on the Installment Plan at 18 yc. per share  $.O.QO Cash!  FOR BEST CRITICISM OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT  Tin  Award  la  be  Made  Br  thl  Editor of llu PIONEER. Dec. 24th  t**n**KHtfi  HO*"*********-**  In order to make room for Christmas  Stock, am selling FANCY PIPES at HALF  irRICB.   Don't overlook this opportunity.  Just arrived: London Shag-, Bristol  Bird's Bye, Gallagher's Honey Dew, Morris'  London Cigarettes.  'Phone No. 64  ��*$*$*$*$��������*$��$����3����^  Pa.per=Type=hik S?S^  :S3^t^?i��pSSnS- The Phoenix Pioneer  I   Migfotpn (Si Cavanaug'h  BROKERS  Drawer 10S2 Nelson, B. C.  Subject to  confirmation,   we will sell:  1000 to 2000 Alberta Coal, pooled    Bid  1000 to 5000 B. C. Amal. Coal..    .07  50 to   200 li. C. Copper....  4.00  3000 to 5000 Cariboo-McKinney    .02^  50 to    500 Canadian  Marconi 2,75  100 to   500 Dominion Copper.   2.00  500 to 3000 Galbraith Coal....     27  300 to 1000 International Coal.    .89^  100 to 5000 Royal Collieries...     .25  100 to   500 Snowstorm      1.20  too to   500 Stuart     ...     .75  1000 to 5000 Sullivan 07  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. does not want your money,  except for value received.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. is doing legitimate mining.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. has about 1000 feet of development work done, with 35 feet of 3% ore uncovered.  THE CARNEY COPPER CO. owns 11 claims, and a water  right valued at $25,000.  IHE CARNEY COPPER CO.'S properties are in the  famous Coeur d'Alene mining districts of Idaho.  THE CARNE Y COPPER CO. is driving a tunnel which is  expected to enter tbe ore chute on the 500-foot level  within 90 days, when the stock will be worth 50c. per share.  If you want to know all about one of the most promising speculations in one of the best mining properties under actual  development in the Coeur d'Alcnes, call on or write,  J.  O.   Box 262,  Phoenix, B. C  L.   MARTIN,  Pres. Carney Copper Co.  LOOK U  antecedents  of  Juwulry soi��l  The  and you'll find thev're  You'll find  here  ;ibove reproacn.  WATCHES, NECKLKTS, LOCKETS  and other articles we offer are strictly  in fashion and of popular standard  makes. Our contention' can be supported that, as to assortment and moderateness of price, Jewelry sold here is  unsurpassed.  Look in and see our Christmas goods.  D. MORRISON,  know  JEWIXER,  PHOENIX, B.  C.  (><><K><K>0<><K>0*0<>(?<K><><>0-0 OOOOOOC  H. A. Munro  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  ... .Dealer in....  Lime, Btickt  Lumhev and  all   Building   Material,  OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B.C.  PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED A  ���00<>~0<H>^-0<><><><KK><>0^><>00  ���fa  soco Strathmore      ,05  ^^  mmsm^m  The  William Hunter Co., Limited  Snmlnhm Aurnuf.  Royal Collieries is going fast,  it-  It  is good  stock and the people  Wire your orders on any of the above at our expense.  We recommend an investment in coal shares.    No class of security is safer and will pay such   large returns.    Write for particulars-  s Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yot* Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. 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.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black  and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoe,* is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress s,:.-:s  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SfrftS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks  and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' C.diars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresfis.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Thc WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  n  BWBffliKgBSa KBiilBtgaPJt^WMWtlwil WW ��n 'ynvmKvrm tsemoamwA

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