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 m  f*$r  '-#  f  I  m  M  &  \ary  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  V  "'^<*r^:  Eioirrn Vkar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1907.  ^���^fcj.-*.   I**-.'  V-,��  m  4*  /!>  /ft  'k  *.A  /ft  /ft  $  /ft  /ft  /ft  ��  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  /ft  AN  .������������������*.<?  :^'#ir<  ���^1  Autumn Reminders in  Men's Apparel  New  Stetson & Christy Hats, Underwear at all prices. Tweed and  Flannel Shirts, Carss Mackinaws  Sweaters, in Hudson Bay Knitting Co., Knit-to-fit and Monarch  Brands. Perrins Mocha and  Kid Gloves. Wool and Cashmere Hosiery, Tweed and Worsted Pants, would be good v.tlue  ul twice the price wo ask for them.  Complete line of Rubbers, Mining Shoes from the Best Manufacturers in Canada.  We Carry the Largest Stock of  Trunks and Suit Cases  in the City.  Ladies' Fall  A few of our lines in  and Winter Wear  New  Dress Goods, Wrapperettes and  Flannelettes, Top Skirts, all  styles and prices, Sateen and  Moreen Underskirts. Cashmere  and Worsted Hosiery, Kid, Silk  and Fabric Gloves. "Watson  Brand" -Wool Underwear, "Crescent Brand" Flannelette Gowns  and Underwear, "Morning Glory  Brand" of . wrappers, House  Dresses, Long and Short Kim-  onas, imported direct from manufacturers in Chicago, Sheets  and Sheeting, Linens, Towels  and Towelling,  f  W  T  W  W  w  f  Y  W  /ft  /ft  s��  44  R.L. BORDEN'S  BIG MEETING  Held at Grand Forks  Monday.  Conservatives Gather From AH  Over the Boundary.  LIMITED.  ?  *^�����*^  &>*&  h-m  M^^^M*m%im^m^^mm  Fruit for  Preserving  Now is the season of the year  for securing" fruit for preserving, and  as we have fresh shipments, direct  from the Orchards, almost daily, we  can make the prices right.  Peaches,  Pears,   Plums,  Apples  and Many Other Varieties.  We also have JARS in any quantity, Pints and Quarts, and the  Sugar to do them up with.  Send us your order at once-  the rest and do it right.  -we'll do  ^   1   i 1 ^^mmmmiwi^iL   'j (CS-&,    .A  " '"  T+*i  JWMWMM8EBWB  On his tout from the Atlantic to the  Pacific, R. L. Borden, leader of the  opposition in the House of Commons  at Ottawa, made but one stop in the  Boundary, owing to press of time, and  last Monday evening spoke to one of  the largest audiences that ever gathered  in the Grand Forks opera house, Hon,  Richard McBride, premier of British  Columbia, was with Mr. Borden at  Nelson, but on receipt ol a telegram  from Victoria, returned immediately to  the capitol, and there were many expressions of regret at his enforced absence. J. G. H. Bergeron, however,,  was with him and made an address  that captivated the hearers, and gave  them much food for thought.  A special C. P. R. train was run  from Greenwood to Grand Forks, returning after the meeting, but no  arrangements were made for this from  Phoenix. Notwithstanding this, however, many from Phoenix were there,  some going to Greenwood, others  going down on the regular C. P. R.  afternoon train, while at least three  parties drove over the mountains, a  round trip of some 35 miles, to hear  the Conservative leader. One Conservative travelled from Hedley, over 100  miles, and another from Camp Mc-  Kinney, over 50 miles, to hear Mr.  Borden.  After the meeting the general  opinion was that it will be fraught with  good to the Conservative cause throughout the Boundary, with many auguries  of success for the Conservatives at the  next appeal to the people by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which is expected shortly  after the next session of the house  closes.  Earnest Miller was chairman of the  meeting and' introduced"the several  speakers. Martin Burrell was thp. first  to take the floor, arid, in a ten minute  speech, after telling how close he himself came to winning in Yale-Cariboo,  with all the machinery and prestige of  the Laurier government arrayed against  him in a gerrymandered election in  1904, gave way to his leader, Mr.  Borden.  Mr. Borden'* Speech.  Mr. Borden was received with prolonged    cheers,   and    expressed   his  pleasure at being  present and at the  large number of ladies that turned out  to hear him and his   fellow   traveller.  He took up several of the  issues  that  are before the people, turning  first to  Better   Terms,    which   he   said   Mr.  Templeman  endeavors  to   have   the  people   believe   is   a   dead  issue  in  British Columbia.    He paid a  tribute  to    Premier    McBride,    unavoidably  absent, for his persistency in his efforts  to secure Better Terms from the Dominion for this province.    He had always been himself a   strong   supporter  of the Better Terms idea, and believed  that   the   Ottawa  government  should  deal  not   only justly   but  generously  with the far western   province  in this  matter.  Referring to the fact that no supporters were elected at the last general  elections, he said that evidently Sir  Wilfrid Laurier had little respect for  the members that were elected from  British Columbia���Liberals���for when  he wanted a cabinet minister from  this province, he passed them all over  and chose a gentleman from the  senate.  Mr. Borden had nothing to withdraw  regarding his position   on   the  Grand  accusing him of appropriating. In  place of that, he asserted that the Grits  had stolen thd Conservative policy.  They recently spent $-50,000 in a  junket over the Dominion, to get data  for a revision of the tariff, and little  came of it. ^  The opposition leader also took up  Civil Service Reform and showed how  urgently it was'needed, so that em  ployees of the government of undoubted integrity and ability should j  not be forced to give place to party  supporters of doubtful qualifications.  Election crimes,! and the efforts to  punish the criminals were dealt with,  and it was clearly shown how the  Laurier governrijent had effectively  burked all inquiries cf this nature.  Mr. Borden spoke for an hour and  a quarter, and closed with an appeal  to the electors to register their protest  against the abuses of power by the  Laurier government by sending a solid  delegation from.���'..���; British Columbia.  He is a pleasant arid deliberato speaker,  without any of the silver tongued business. , His words could hardly fail to  carry conviction to a thoughtful hearer.  Wit ol Mr. Berjeron.  Mr. Bergeron was next introduced,  and for more than an hour he entertained his audience with one of the  wittiest speeches yet heard in the  Boundary. Being the leader of the  Conservatives in the province of ��� Quebec, Mr. Bergeron has been in the  house for 29.years, and is pretty well  acquainted with all the ways of that  august body, whether Conservative or  Liberal. With a slight French accent,  but with a perfect command of the  English language, he spoke rapidly  and most entertainingly, never hesitating for an instant, and many times he  had his audience in roars of laughter.  He took his text from a copy of the  Grand Forks Sun, and continually referred to that paper and its editor.  With a word picture that was graphic  indeed, the speaker went over the platform of the Liberals: in 1896, when  they went into power, metaphorically  nailing up plank after plank on the  wall, and showed how they had not  lived up to any of their ante-election  promises, but had increased the public  debt, increased trie tariff and increased  the cost of conducting the government  in large degree. 7"On that platform,"  said he, "we were, prepared to fight,  but they did none of these things.  They stole our TNatiprial -Policy, and  have kept it ever since, and if we   left  any-abuoea they liav�� Icept   them,-too.''  "Mr. McBride had his troubles  about roads and bridges, we are told,"  said Mr. Bergeron; "he is foolish to do  that. We don't do that in Quebec-  Sir Wilfrid builds us everything we  want." And then the speaker gave  details of wharves and bridges being  interchangeable in Quebec, and both  being often built at a -cost of many  thousands of dollars, sometimes where  there is no water.  The story of the  steamer Arctic, as  told  by   Mr.  Bergeron   was   certainly  amusing.    Bought as a fast ship, she  took   35   days   to   cross   the  ocean.  Fitted up with $215,000 in provisions  for 32 men for a voyage, she was sent  to Hudson's Bay to hunt for the North  Pole  or   something  else.     There,  in  winter quarters, the   crew   entertained  the Eskimo ladies to their hearts' content, with the choicest  viands   procurable by a generous purchasing department at Ottawa.   They did something;  they named Mt.  Laurier and   Prefon-  taine bay.    Nor  was   the  disgraceful  story of the  North   Atlantic   Trading  Co. overlooked by Mr. Bergeron.    He  closed with an eulogy of his   leader as  a "man of his word," and an appeal to  the electors to remember the record of  the Laurier government at the polls.  The party  left  at   midnight   on  special   train,   intending  to   speak  Cranbrook Tuesday evening.  ATHELSTAN  ABOUT TO SHIP  Ore   Hauling   Begins  On Monday.  Boundary Mining Notes  Dominion Copper Co. Sending  Out 300 Tons at Once.  The Dominion Copper Co. has  let a contract to Murdock Mclntyre, of this city, to haul some  300 tons of ore from its Alhclslan  mine, in Wellington camp, for shipment by the C.P.R. to the company's  Boundary Falls smelter. Mr. Mclntyre, who has the largest stable outfit  in the Boundary, is now making  arrangements for the carrying out of  the contract, and expects to begin the  work on Monday, next. The ore will  be hauled nearly two miles, up hill,  to the Winnipeg spur of the C.P.R.,  near Hartford Junction, and thence  shipped to the smelting'works. In lhe  past the ore has yielded between $8  and $10 in gold, and the mine is  known as the most important one in  Wellington camp  The Athlestan-Jackpot mines were  one of the acquisitions of the Do  minion Copper Co. two or three years  ago when that company purchased the  entire holdings of the Montreal & Boston Consolidated Co., including all  their mines in Phoenix, Summit and  Deadwood camp, the Athlestan being  about the only mine in the Boundary  district in which the values are almost  entirely in gold. It is located right on  the main Grand Forks to Phoenix  wagon road, on Boundary mountain,  but has been handicapped heretofore  by being away from railway transportation facilities. Heretofore, when  shipments have been made from the  Athelstan, it was in winter, when hauling could be done much less expensively than by wagon. It is understood that M. M. Johnson, cousulting  engineer for the Dominion Copper  Co., has always had a high opinion of  the Athelstan mine, it being the belief  that large bodies of good copper ore  will be- found to underlie the .masses  of decomposed ore which has heretofore been easily taken out and shipped  a  in  Trunk Pacific bills of 1903 and 1904.  We were told in this province that if  only Liberals were sent to Ottawa,  work on the Pacific end would begin  in a month or two or something of that  kind, and yet some three years had  passed without anything being done.  Me yet believed that, as the country  was finding nine-tenths of the cash for  the building of the G. T. P., it should  find the other tenth and get all the  benefits. It could then control its  construction and management. The  promises have been violated by this  company, and the people can only wait  and take what the railway wishes to  give. He believed in government  control more than ever.  Referring to the immigration question, which is now engaging the minds  of people particularly, on account of  the great influx of Orientals to British  Columbia, he stated that the Conservative party was prepared to deal with  the question according to the views of  the people of this province, constitutionally expressed, and declared that  the present Dominion government is  in a position to abrogate the treaty by  which this influx is permitted or the  people have been grossly deceived by  the Laurier government.  Mr. Borden referred to the National  policy, which the  Liberals   have been  Moores on Monday Next.  Moore's Concert Co. will give a  grand concert and ball next Monday,  October 7th, at the opera house.  They state that they have an entire  change of programme and 5,000 feet  of films from New York city, that  will be part of the programme, such  as, "If You had a Wife Like This;"  also, "The Glorious Start," a big laugh  from start to finish, and a lot of others  that are not slow. They also have a  nice bunch of the latest illustrated  songs that please all. The one song,  "The Miners' Home, Sweet Home," is  said to be worth the price of admission  alone, and there are others. The  Moores have spared no expense in  purchasing their films and in arranging  the programme for this season.  Remember, the dance after the  show, with good, up to date music,  will be free to all those holding re-  sesved seat tickets. Tickets now on  sale at Tom Brown's: prices, 25c, 50.  and 75c; doors open at 7.30, curtain  at 8:30 sharp.  Latest Prices in Metals  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $14.-  25 (g $14.50;  lake. $14 75    @ $15.00  Bar Silver, 67.li>'  Lead; $5.16 @ J5.25.  Spelter, $6.35 % $5.40.  R. A. Fraser, foreman'at the Snow-  shoe mine, has returned from Spokane,  feeling in somewhat better health.  While he was a'>-.,,*nt Wm. Hughes  looked after hit duties.  PHOENIX PUBLIC SCHOOL.  Report of Principal Simpson  tor August and  Seplember.  During August and September the  pupils of the senior division received  marks daily for their proficiency in the  various subjects taught in the school,  and also additional marks as a reward  for good conduct, about one-seventh '  of the total number being awarded for  the latter. The following list shows  the total number of marks obtained by  each pupil.  HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE CLASS.  Grace Mackenzie, 3357; Glady's  Pickard, 3236; Alvin Hendrickson,  3207; Etta Murray, 3132; Eddie  Murray, 2969; Elizabeth Spilhaugh,  266S; Harold Townsend, 2489; Arthur  Isaacson, 2409; George Heidman,  238S; Harry Swanson, 2330; Harry  Carson, 2133; Katie Bell, 1534; Willie  Johns, 1499.  FOURTH   CLASS.  Cora  Dawson, 3157;  Rilla   Mattin-  son, 2714; Frank Tinetti; 2490; Anni  Isaacson,  23S3:   George   Bmer, 2350;  Eddie Swanson, 204S: Morfydd   Bate  man, 1S47; Hattie Graham, 1743.  THIRD   CLASS.  Albert Elmgreen, 2S40; Mary Mus-  satto, 2617; Laurel Pickard, 2521:  Edith Fraser, 24S8; Sigre Elmgreen,  2246; Alma Hendrickson, 2203; Annie  McKeown, 2i37;Emelyn Pierce, 204S:  Frances Larson, 1873: Helen Quin-  livan, 1617; Edna Swanson, 1375:  Frank Stevenson,  12S6.  The standing of some of the pupils  in the foregoing list is low on account  of their absence. Pupils cannot obtain marks when they are not at school  The following list shows the number  of days' absence during August and  September of the pupils mentioned:  Katie Bell, 15; Edna Swanson, 14;  Willie Johns, 1 o '4: Helen Quinlivan,  10; Frank Stevenson, y}4; Hattie Graham, 9; Morfydd Bateman, 5 \4\  Arthur Isaacson, 5; Harold Townsend,  4}4; Harry Swanson, 4V2.  Ioiin Simpson.  Granby ore shipments for September were over 20,000 tons more than  for August, being 74,677 tons.  Most of the shipments from the  Emma mine, Summit camp, are now  being sent to the Granby smelter.  A force of twelve men is employed  at the Maple Leaf, Franklin camp, and  it is the intention to continue development all winter.  When the financiers get through  juggling with copper, says the Gieen-  wood Ledge, the price will probably  settle around 20 cents and stay  there.  Warner Miller, president of the Dominion Copper Co., and M. M. Johnson, the consulting engineer, are expected in the Boundary this coming  week.  This week the Snowshoe sent 1,585  tons of ore to the Trail smelter and  2,961 to Greenwood, a total of 4,546  tons. This mine shipped over 18,000  tons in September.  Nothing doing at the Mountain  Rose, for the present, is the report  from Summit camp, the smelter having  a supply of this iron ore sufficient to  last for some time.  B. C. Copper's smelter this, week  treated 4,461 tons of Mother Lode ore;  78 tons of Napoleon; 5 tons of Emma;  70 tons of Oro Denoro, and 4,060 tons  of Snowshoe and other custom ore���  .1 total of 8,674 tons.  It is understood that the development work being done on the Iron  Clad group, Wellington camp, by W.  J. Porter and G. XV. Rumberger, the  owners, this summer, has greatly improved the appearance of the property.  A dozen men are at work on the  Golden Eagle, up the North Fork, and  ore is being gotten out for a trial ship  ment to the Granby smelter���the first  shipment over the new railway up the  North Fork, now completed to Lynch  creek.  There is no dimunution whatever of  activity at the Granby mines and smelter, both being worked at the fullest  possible capacity. So much ore is  being taken out at the mines at present  that Sunday work has been discontinued of late.  Installation now being nearly or  quite complete with the new electric  compressor at the Crescent mine, Foreman Feeney will start work at once,  and expects soon to have a force of  some 15 or 20 men employed. The  first work will be stoping some ore  bodies and sending the ore to the  smelter. Col. T. L. Dickason, of  Chicago, the chief owner, is expected  to arrive here almost daily.  MAKING YARD  AT HARTFORD  Several Improvements  By-C;RR.  Keeps Engine   Busy  Continually in Phoenix.  made  Koot-  a trip  was a  When I). C. Coleman was  superintendent of the C. P. R  enay-Boundary lines, and made  to Phoenix, he decided there  better way to make up and dispatch  ore trains from this point than that  heretofore employed, and make plans  to this end. He intends lo keep one  locomotive busy in and around I'hoenix all the time, gathering up the  loaded ore dumps at the several mines,  and assembling them at Hartford  Junction, two miles distant, but scarcely  a mile distant from the Rawhide.  Thence the trains will be sent direct to  the smelters to which they are destined  without further trouble.  To accomplish this it was necessary  to make a yard at Hartford Junction,  laying more trackage and generally  giving room for handling Ihe long  trains of ore dumps taken out of this  camp.  The work of getting things in shape  at Hartford is now well under way,  ���with a couple of work trains on the  ground. Steel will be laid.on the old  switchback, which has not been used  for three or four years, and a diamond  will be put in, with ample trackage  .facilities. When the changes are com-,  pleted the switch engine���or two, if  one is not sufficient���will take the  loads from the Brooklyn, Stemwinder,  Granby, Snowshoe, Gold Drop, or  Rawhide mines to Hartford, and from  there sent right through to destination.  If the C. P. R. will now begin to  supply more of the iong promised new  steel ore dumps, everything will be  lovely in the shipping line.  Gunn-Cummlags Wedding.  Wednesday, October 2d, a pretty  wedding occurred at the home of Mrs.  Dan McKinnon, Denoro, the principals  being Donald Gunn, chief of police of  Phoenix, and Miss Sadie M. Cum-  mings, sister of Mrs. McKinnon. The  groom was assisted by James A. Cum-  mings, and the bride by Miss Viola A.  Pierce, the officiating clergyman being  Rev. Samuel Lundie, of Phoenix.  Both bride and groom came from  Prince Edward Island, the McKinnons  having lived in Phoenix some four  years ago. The happy couple took the  C. P. R. train the same day for Nelson  and Spokane for a brief honeymoon  trip, Chief Gunn having obtained leave  ���of absence from the police commissioners. When they return they will  take up their residence in a house just  being completed on Old Ironsides  avenue.  Thornber-McKenna.  Tuesday  evening,  at  the home  of  John Jordan, 104 Eighth avenue, Spokane, Wash., the wedding   took  place  of Charles   L.   Thorn ber   and   Miss  Marguerite McKenna.   The ceremony  was performed according to the rites of  the Catholic church   by   Rev.   Father  Verhagan.    The bridesmaid was  Miss  Mayme Jordan, while the  groom was  supported by William   X.   McDonald,  of Phoenix.    Miss   Irene   Burns and  Miss   Francis   McAtee,  neices of the  bride,    were   flower  girls,   and   Miss  Helen Burns ring bearer.    The  bride  was given away by her  brother-in-law,  Edward F. Burns.   Only the immediate  relatives of the contracting parties were  present, the drawing room being decorated with asters and Shasta daisies before a bank of palms.  Mrs. Thornber made her home in  Phoenix three years ago, at the time  that Burns and Jordan had extensive  contracts here on the V. V. & E. railway, and made many friends in Phoenix. Mr. Thornber has resided here  for several years, having been principal  of the public school up to the end of  the last term, and now occupying a  position in the office of Morrin,  Thompson & Co. Both bride arid  groom were given the heartiest congratulations by many friends and acquaintances. They have taken rooms  in the Graves-Williams building.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  October 5, -07  Tht: following table gives the ore shipnieuts  of Boundary mines lor iqoo, for 1901, ur  1002. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. a** reported  to the Phoenix Pioueer-  Oxley <Jt Hartman are building an  addition to the Summit hotel.  Noble Binns, D. IX G. M. of the  seventh Masonic district in this province, made an official visit to Greenwood lodge Thursday evening, a large  number of the craftsmen from King  Edward Lodge No. 36, Phoenix, being  present at the function.  Mrs. Charles A. Arnott has been  spending several days in Nelson, breaking in her successor on the staff of the  Nelson Daily News, where she was  employed before being married last  week to the C. P. R. agent in Phoenix.  Mr. and Mrs. Arnott expect to leave-  today on a ten days trip to   Winnipeg.  Mine.      Camp.  �� Grauby Mines..Phoeuix  ��� Snowshoe... Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd  B. C. Miue Summit  Kmma Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  BrookIyii-Stem..Phiiix  Idaho I'hoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Moutltu Rose Summit  Athelstan.. Welling ton  Morrison ...Deadwood  R. Bell Summit  ��� Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  to No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King���Summit  Wiuui peg.. ..Wellington  GoIdeuCrown Wellugtn  X King Solomon W.Coppr  ��� 3ig Copper. W.Coppr  Y No. 7 Mine Central  <P City of Paris White's  ��� Jewel T.oug Lake  Riverside...Kock Creek  Carmi West Fork  Sally West Fork  Knmbler   West fork  Butcher Boy ..West Fork  Duncan West Fork  Provideuce...Provideuce  Klkhoru Providence  Strathmoie .Providence  Preston ...Skylark  Prince Henry ....Skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  ��. P. U. Mine...Skylark  Bay Skylark  Mavis ��� Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylark  Helen Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Flls  Miscellaneous ���   1900  64,553  *97  5.340  ��� 9,494  1901  "31.76-I  1,731  99,034  47.405  650  1902  309.858  20.SOO  141,326  U.-*'l  S.530  I903  393,718  71,213  I3S.079  19.305  22.937  ���5.537  1904  549.703  1905  653-W9  I74.29��    174.567  80:1       7.455      15,731  550  1.076  2,250  1,040  875  665  2,000  310  ��� SO  5<��  785  625  482  2,060  '"89^  5.646  3.339  363  37,9t��  16,400  34,350  3,O70  3,250  ���,759  4.5*6  9.4-S5  3,007  1906  ���Sol ���ioj  S.426  I.4.S.-,  I! "-".I  3.177  Past  1907    Week  (92,720   -*uti,;o  ioj.;,X>     4,546  1 7.4,835  1.370  ���1.136  0,314  55.7J1  140.0.-15  .96,,  3.450  222  364  33  25.108  3."56  4,7-17  1.833  J3  ���SO  26,032  4f,3'��"  ���l.l,*��  14.9*1  59..'-^  ������<).:T.  6,192  2.4S.S  30  ���4S  219  993  400  167  720  325  5��  50  300  3,330  3.456  390,800  325  Total.tous    96.600  , Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    62,387   23o,SjS  B.C.CopperCo     117,611  Dominion Copper Co   S0H..S76  ��I2.340  148,000  500  690,419  401.921  162,913  I32.570  75o  535  6S9  255  73  20  40  00  80  500  5S6  9  IS  829,808  933,54s 1,161,537 954.1-5  596,252    687,988   S'-f,S7.; ,l*!li.*\SI  210.434   2IU..S30    123,740 ^97.452  30,930      84,059    2!.-i,8ll   I.|u,.|C->  ill  ml  ������pip!  flit  - tels vim  .. ���j,Jl'.C-IS.,fis,.-3ffi  7.i#fi  m  Yf&M  WS'mll  777^-77  mmm  ������:    -717  '*���*'  .p....*-.  ���;;  ; Si  ]������ ��� y  Total reduced...   62,380.   348,439   460,940   697,404   Sjj.u'.c, 0SJ.S77 1.171,43.: 93;,799      ;i,v<; & 1 1*4 A  hi "'Ml  '  t IP  Ji; '-A  111 ik fit  if  rt*V  4 ,'<  It  M*<  \%  n  (i. -H  3W-  ���rfKH  BW  &-0 -I  <   I  ,.���  Sw����  $tt  H  av.  W  �����Si  w  ^Iire'  Li!.-**-'  8-'{  Pi  ����?!?  THE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  A Good Cup of Tea  means what? Fine Flavor, Delicious Aroma, Refreshing-  Strength--in  ,a word it  means  THE OBSERVATORY  1  TlllNUH  TAI.KK1) ok   at  HOMKAND KUWWIIRKK  Sold   in    Lead  Packets Only  50c. lb.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining lournal.  IUDBD OHSATOUDAYB BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOKHIX, B. C  W. B. WILLCOX. MANAacn.  r.i.nk..�� I Buslnem office No. 14.  Telephone. J Mtn,g,er>i re.idence, No. 15.  ���OBBCKiPTiona in advarcb.  Per Year $1.00  Six Month. ;  1.35  To the United States, per year  3.50  U rou are nol ��� aubacr ber to till, paper, thla  ,la an Invitation to you to become one.  ,     Advertising rate, (urni.heo on application.  Legal notice. 10 and 5 ceata per Hue.  Poor weekly insertion, con.tltute one month'.  ��� I vert ��loi.  1907  OCT.  1907  S��i. Mil. Tuti. Wad.   Thu. Fr���    Sat.  6  r3  (ao  .1  I  �����3         4  7  8  9 10     11  M  15  16 17.   18  21  23  33 ��4    25  28  29  3�� 31  5.  12  *9  26  Preparing For The Battle.  There can be little doubt but that a  Dominion election will be .brought on  in the near future, probably some time  t next spring, as the politicians are girding themseives and are  preparing  for  the   fray  from  the   Atlantic  to   the  Pacific.    T.r-ere*:ore>   it  may  be  said  , that the   Conservatives  have opened  their campaign already in this province  by the speeches made in the last week  or ten days by R. L. Borden, leader of  the     Domiuion     opposition,     Hon.  Richard McBride, our premier, J. G.  H.  Bergeron, Conservative ' leader in  Quebec, and others.  More than one pair of eyes was  opened last Monday night at Grand  Forks; when the party filled its only  appointment in the Boundary on this  ��� trip. The record of the present  Laurier government for the last eleven  years, since being in power, was laid  bare to the electors, and, taking it all  through, it was anything but creditable.  While '. no Liberal speakers were  present, it would appear difficult indeed to. gainsay the facts and figures  that were given to support the statements made. The country has prospered wonderfully under the Laurier  regime and in spite of it; but the Government itself, in numerous respects,  has grown corrupt and the machine  should be .broken.  That this will be done at the next  general election, there is a general  feeling, and it is not confined entirely to  Conservative circles. In the language  of the day, the work of the Grits has  grown altogether too raw, and the time  for turning them out is about due.  There is every confidence that British  Columbia will do its share to this end  when the time comes.  matter of what political complexion.  When Mr. Burrell leaves his home in  Grand Forks next week to spend three  or four months travelling in the mother  country, giving lectures occasionally  and showing what can be done in  British Columbia in fruit growing by  having the goods with him on exhibition, some of which he has raised himself right in the Boundaty, it will certainly be one of the: best advertisements that this province ever had, lor  Mr. Burrell is thoroughly .equipped for  the work in hand.  Indeed, we do not see how the  selection could well have been bettered,  for, not only has Mr. Burrell taken a  deep interest in fruit growing, being  I most successful at it himself, but he  (has travelled all over the province  many times, and is familiar with its  various districts. Added to this is his  well known pleasing platform ability to  unfold his tale to interested listeners.  This last is an important matter, and  will stand him in good stead in England.  Therefore, we say again, that the  province is to be congratulated on  haying such an ably qualified repre  sentative for this purpose, and -.no  little good will How'from it, in all  human probability.  ���  I ^   It would'seem Ihsit scarcely any one  that reads, east or west, needs be told  that, there are numerous dotations,  with Cobalt or Larder Lake as their  habitat, that would answer Mark-  Twain's joking definition of a mine,  which he said was a hole in the ground,  the owner thereof being a liar. Doubtless the eastern brokers, who waxed  fat a few years ago on the savings of  washer ��� women, clerks, widows, etc.,  alleging that the money was put into  British Columbia mines, are not far re-  removed from the scene of the Ontario  flotations. Just this week we received  literature asking us to take stock in a  Larder Lake flotation, which may or  may not have merit. And so it goes,  and there must indeed be a sucker born  every minute.  ***  It is commendable, therefore, to find  which means that they were financial  successes, and the people at large enjoyed their outings and the big pump  kins and turnips at the same time.  '.They make excellent breathing spots  in the year of work, and in addition  put some- coin of the realm in circulation.  How to Cure a Cold.  The question of how to cure a cold  without unnecessary loss of time is one  in which we are all more or less interested, for the quicker a cold is gotten  rid of the less the danger of pneumonia  and other serious . diseases. Mr. XV.  L. Hall, of Waverly, Va., has used  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for years  and says: "I firmly believe .Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to be absolutely  the best preparation on th^.: market  for colds. I have recommended it to  niy friends and they all agree with me,"  For sale by all druggists.  BICH, DELICIOUS, PUBg  CLEANLY MANUFACTURED  T E A  IS PACKED IN SEALED LEAD PACKAGES  TO PRESERVE ITS GOODNESS  BLACK  At all Grocers'.  MIXED  GREEN  r�� ��� -  PROVINCIAL.  ^  The  Penticton  cannery is  putting  up about 460 cans of tomatoes  daily.  ���he O-dta Mining Jmi   ���^J��&^*ti&2>$��L  out on the warpath for some of these  worse than useless schemes. It will  be a good thing, in the long run, not  only for innocent investors, but for the'  mining districts themselves. Properties with merit, honestly managed,  surely will have nothing to fear, but the  other kind will secure a sort of publicity which they will not appreciate,  but which they will richly deserve.  Cussed'  ussedness  o'  fWhr  ippersnappers.  Once in a while a man.in some subordinate position, with a little authority,  gets it into his head that he is the  whole thing, and , acts accordingly.  Such a man is James,-Wilson, ..western  superintendent bf the telegraphic department of the C. P. R., and located  at Vancouver.  His latest move  is   to  discontinue  the press service, poor as it   is, to the  Nelson   Daily   News.    There  is, no  complaint that the News does not pay  the outrageous   toll   exacted   for   this  heretofore miserable  service  that   the  C.P.R. masquerades as  an   Associated Press service���and which no more  resembles the real thing than the devil  resembles holy water.    It was merely  that  the  News   criticised  justly   and  fairly in its columns the quality of the  service supplied.    In other words, Mr.  Wilson presumes to dictate what  the  Nelson' News shall and shall not print  If this is not a life-sized imitation of  concentrated, double  distilled, extract  of the cussedness of a whippersnapper,  then we do not know what it is.    And  we   are   very   much   mistaken  if  the  president of the C. P. R. will  permit  any such petty work* on the part of his  subordinates.    It is a pretty   state of  affairs when such a thing can   happen  in   Canada, and    the   more  publicity  given to this  highhanded   proceeding,  the better.    Incidentally, the News will  fight it out  and   demand a service���  and we believe will get it, Mr.   Wilson  to the contrary notwithstanding.  Some  people need taking down a peg or two.  Speaking of flotations, the following  is taken from the Monetary Times, of  Toronto, regarding the B. C. Amalgamated Coal Co., a concern which seems  to be a good deal more active outside  of this province, from all accounts,  than within it, with some coal measures  of some kind in the Nicola country:  "Every man and woman earning  wages should have at least one , hundred shares of this good stock," is the  advice given by the brokers handling  the British Columbia Amalgamated  Coal Company. The prospective investor is naturally anxious to judge '. to  his likely profits. This is the information afforded him:  "Coal can be mined at $r per ton  ��� profit, 1,000 tons per day (a small production) equals $1,000,000 profits per  annum. TEnough to pay 18 cents per  share on the present amount of stock  that has been issued, namely 5,400,-  000 shares. Your money back in one  year and 3 cents per share in addition,  1,000 shares, when stock goes up to  par value, will be worth $1,000. They  cost only $150 now. Profit is $850,  or 1,133 per cent;; 3,ooo*tons per day  willtreble the dividends. The company��� will_eve'ntunlly--praduce"'mircir  more than this."  It will be observed that it is stated  that coal "can be mined," not that  coal will be- mined. By . a mathematical calculation, shrouded in mythical probabilities, profits are estimated  An Approved Appointment.  The selection of Martin Burrell, of  Grand Forks, by the provincial government, to accompany R.  M,  Palmer to  Torments of Teller and Eczema Allayed.  The   intense  itching  characteristic  at .1,133 per cent. "Coal will be  shipped before Christmas, so the company engineer promises." And: if-'the  company's engineer breaks his  promise���?  There is something about the advertisements of the British , Columbia  Amalgamated "Coal Company which  does not excite confidence. The excellent optimism of the statements  made is outdone by their ingenious  vagueness.  -,11*  The subscription list of the Pioneer  continues to grow, but we can still  accommadate a few more who wish the  news of the Boundary generally. We  also have a few still on the list who  seem to have overlooked the fact that  the editor must liveif he is to continue  his publication. The very small but  select class who owe this paper from  three to five years'subscriptions will  confer a special favor by sending along  the necessary "dough" to have their  address labels changed. If this meets  the eye of any of them���and it will,  never fear���they should think how  much better they will feel after attending to the matter; and how much  belter we will feel, too.  Hunter Bros, of Rossland, are  turning their business into a joint stock  company.  , The Rev. Elliott S. Rowe has , been  appointed secretary to the Vancouver  Tourist Association.  The Victoria school board has refused to allow Chinese tx> be educated  in the public schools.  The Fernie Free Press ' objects  strongly to the poor mail service being  t��iven through the Crow's Nest.  J. D Taylor, editor and proprietor  of the New Westminister Columbian,  has been nominated to contest that  seat in the next Dominion election.  After two years hard work mounted  police have cut an eight,foot trail from  the Peace river through the Rocky  mountains, giving a route from Edmonton to Dawson entirely over Canadian  territory. '  Nelson Liberals .have..chosen-'the  following officers: Hon. President, G  A. B. Hall, M. L. A.; president,,F.J,  Deane; vice-president,Thomas Madden;  secretary, D, H.Proudfoqt; treasurer,  John Hamilton...  Presideni Hays, of the Grand Trunk  Pacific, announces that John Houston,  publisher of the Prince Rupert Empire,  has made peace with the railway Company, and he is allowed to locate his  printing plant there. Score one; for  John.  Al McKinney, the discoverer of the  Cariboo-McKiriney mine, which is re;  puted to have produced nearly.$2,000,-  000 in gold, who went , east 7 some  months ago to be treated for cancer in  the face, returned:to_thje Similkameen  countryTfEEIe better off.TT-Te"~is now"  with friends hear 'Addy, .Wash., to receive attention. The case is an aggravated one, his entire left cheek being  practically eaten away.  The BEST, Cheapest     |  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing I  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  customers.    If you don't  oelieve  it come      1  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  1 and Chkahkst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  I1IRNIH HI.OCK.  KNOB MIX AVK��� I'HOKNIX.  o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o;o.o:o:o:o;o:o:o:o��:o_o;ao;i  P. 0. Box 56.  A'  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and dame in Season.  All    Orders  Receive  Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholtand  all'the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.O., Alberta and Yukon.  Hoadquartere for Boundary:  GREENWOOD,  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.O  B.C.  3  >X3:o:o;o;o:ao:ooo:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:oj  X'XsX'X'X'X'XsXsX,  Phoenix  Greenwood OtHg^e  LlHC  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a. in.")  lower town, 10.00 a.m. (l Standard Time  J  <<  Leave  Greenwood      -3.00p.m.  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  Qulozy, Sprains and Swelllaza Cared.  "In November, 1901, I caught cold  and had the'quinzy. My throat was  swollen so I could hardly breathe. I  applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm and  it gave me relief in a short - time. In  two days I was all right," says Mrs. X>.  Cousins, Otterburn, Mich. Chamberlain's Pain Balm is a liniment and is  especially good for sprains and swellings.  For sale by all druggists.  of eczema, tetter and like skin diseases  is instantly allayed by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and many severe cases  have been permanently cured by its  use.    For sale by all druggists.  The .crop of fall fairs has been  gathered, and generally speaking they  have all been "greater than has been;"  .   Ore Tonnage for Southeast Kootenay.  The following are the. reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending. .Sept. 28, 1907,  and the year tokdate,,in tons.     ���  DISTRICT. WEEK. YEAR.  SHIPMENTS.  East of Columbia  River          2.899  Rossland    ...    ...    5,521  Boundary   ...    ... 32,098  103,182  199,801  964,176  Total i..    ...  40,518  i,**7iIS9  SMELTER  RECEIPTS.  SMELTER.  WEEK.  YEAlt.  Grand Forks  13,648  487.341  Greenwood...   ....  7.23*3  251,005  Boundary Falls ...  6,297  M7.535  Nelson           II.340  Northport      1,622  7I.63r  Marysville   600  23,400  Trail        ...  ���5,45��  177.755  Total  38.853   1,170,007  Church Services Tomorrow i  -%^*tk^-^tV^^/VV��^��^^��>ei^B.O  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector.   Service every  BONDS, ���nwa._____���������___  COMMISSIONKR   FOR   TAIUNG   AFFIDAVITS* ^^^  England with a provincial fruit exhibit, | Sunday evening at 7:30  meets  with   the  approval of. all,   no  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  A large number of subscribers are in arrears to  this paper���the printed  label on every copy showing the month and year  to which each subscription  is paid*  The publisher will appreciate prompt attention  to   this   intimation.    We  heed the money.  .   . .-'-���   -.-'-'-��� v  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:3b  p. rri. evening service 7:30 p. ni.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Welleslev  U'hhtafcer. :"r  St. Andrews'  Presbyterian   Cliu'rch ,  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     ai  7:30   p.  m.   Sunday school and liible  class at 10:00 a m.  A cordial welcom-  to all.    Rev.   Samuel -. Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady ol  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A  Bedard. O.M.I: Pastor j  A'iatlie-son  Jnsurance agent  FIRE,  LIFK  ANH  ACCIDENT.  IPHQEreiX,   B.C. (  A creditable iob of printing on the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first impressions count.  If you use a rubber stamp on your letter heads or envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarks of  the Cheap John printery, we can furnish it from the only  piint shop in the Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent to  Spokane, Chicago, Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other places, in the past, for printing that could  have been done right here ���and probably iu better  style. We'd charge a little more, of course, just as the  merchant must charge more than Cheap John Tim, of  Toronto���and its worth a little more. Besides, if you  spend your dollars here for printing, you have a chance  to get them back some day through the Pioneer and its  employees. If you spend them in the East, you'll never  see them again. We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  PALACE UVERY STABLES  , MURDOCK McINTYRE,;Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken  over  the  Lumber Yard  and will carry a   full  stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  TroinDt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Building, PhQeniX, B.C  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  (pHONE34-j       Phoenix, B.C.  NAME OP COUP ANY.  B.C. Copper Co���copper-   9 Cariboo-McKInney���gold   Connol. M. & 8.���gold-copper.  Granby Consolidated���copper.  Providence���silver   AOTDOR-  SHAKES.  CAPITAL.  Issued  Par  Paid  1006  $3,000,000  503,000  fc  I,J30,0OO  i,->5o,ooo  jr   ;..  5,500,000  53,S5��  Jioo;  241,690  15,000,000  I35.O0O  Jiool  ll,620,OOO  100,000  3>.ooo|  fc 1  16,000  DIVIDENDS.  Total  I to Date  $aor,2ooj  54^,837  7<4,945  3.968.630  ,. 38.334  Latest  Date  Sept. 19071  Veb. icoi  Aug. 1907.  Sept. 1907I  Sept. 1906  ft. ml  Per  Sh.  .40  .04  3.J0  3.00  .50  I. H. HALLETT  Bakkistkk, Soi.icitok,  NOT.U'V   I'l.,..  ealile.Vldri.-'is*       ll.\I,l.ia*T.  , 11, ���iu,1.1 MNi'i;,,  Coikv ���! Mn.'cini!   ������ Nairn  I [,i-ilier*H.  ���viimK.WVuoi), H.C.  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PAKIlOKS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Bnlniornl n  Cor. l'lrst&KuobHill Ave.   1 HOENIX.li.fJ_  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Kc-kuIhi-communication 8 i> ni     s,  oud Thursday of each month      'l'"  Knicrpna meetings nHci.llciliM,,B0���t(  tmcremt meettiiuti  Unit, McIInle lltock.  M.M.ST1U-IIHNS.  Secreturv.  J. }. STRUTZIU.,  W.M.  i. O. O. F.  8NOW8HOK I.0DGI4 NO.  Mcels every Monday Kvenins   at Miners' iini  V'taltlng brethren cordially Invited.  J.l'.McDoiianl,   N.(|.  W. S. Cook, Kec. Hrc'y,  Win. Pickard,  per. I'ln. Hecy  PltOMMX    AKHIH    NO   l.-.M  Meets l*'ililiij'.^-eu  Union Hull.  VWiliPK     liiolhui  always �����> Itmih;  J. Wkik, W. I'.  llAKKY J,\MI>.  W. Sec  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Tlmt Inipcctorfor S. F. & N,  (IIiKh ClnsH Goods nlwuyu 111 Stock.)  '      GUANO FoltKH, 15.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUItANO,  I'rop.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed 'water  'roof. '.yy '.7: "  First Street - Opp. Knob   III  Phoenix, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM  F.)  Cerllflcsle of Improvements.  NOTICH.  '���Australia,*' "Fiji," "Rat' Fractional," "Raven  "Hctlonal," nnd "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims situate In the Greenwood Minim;  Division of Yale District. Where Incated-  Jt��w^!,.("'cen-TOOU nlld Wellington Camus.  TAKE NOTfCR that I, rsaac ir. Hailed, ns  Agent for Hmc E. Jackson. Free Miner's C^tifi  cate No. B 70056, Intend, sixty days from date  hereof/, to apply to the .Miiiiue Recorder lor Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Brants orthe above claims.  And further Take Notice that action, under  section -jr. must be commenced before the Issuance or auch Certificates ot -improvements.  Dated thla 15th day of July, A.D., 19.J7.  44��� r. Tf. IT ��� T.-.PTT.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892��� Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Chriatian home lor stmi-  snta of both Hexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does.high school work, confers all hijih  school privileges, and prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiato Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and ter.ns write  Rev. W.J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D., Principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowoll. Bursar.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General IIoc-  pital:  Cash Jio ; R, Hotrcll  Cash $35 _ j_ B_ Macaulay  Ca"�� *5 A. V. Bcrrv  Bookcase....    A. K. H. cinrk  ��ed,.I*inen'4dox Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash $50 K. T. j*,.���k  Cash {10 ;. jns jvicCrenlh  Cash $35. Canadian Rand Drill Co.  bpringCot A.B. n���od  MapleRyrup A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Movie  Old Linen. ��� Mrs, j. cra\f lord  J Box Books _..Mm. B.A. W. Hodge-''  Cash $30 A Grand Forks Friend  ponj.oion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood         j/ Bucilcni  1 AVERAGE  PRICES  OF COIM'EK  ���New York���  Electrolytic.  Lake.  Month.  lflOG  1907  1900  1907  January....  18.31  24.50  18.41  24.8S  February....  37.80  24.93  18:11  25 2i)  18.30  25.07  L8.G4  25.47  April   18.37  24.27  18.08  24.,' 7  May   18.45  24.15  J8.72  25.17  June .    .  .  18.44  22.82  18.71  24.01  18.19  22.12  18.58  21..'! 1  18.43  18.35  18.01  19.25  September..  19 14  19.29  October ....  21.27  21 71  ��� .      ��� ���  November..  21.99  22.84  December...  23.03  .....  23.38     I1'  I.  Ii  Year. UU6  19.60 r-^iiWiJiJ&iWtti'.-MlW"^  THE   PHOENIX   PTONEER.  '������-���I  i  ���J  i  *��  ,1  i  ���>  i  Cr^amBaking Powder  The finest in the world  When ordering ask for Dr. Price's by name, else  the grocer may forget the  kind  you are accustomed to.  SMELTING IN  THE BOUNDARY  Pen Picture of Present  Condition.  Details of Interest  to Layman  and Professional.  Lust summer Ralph Stokes, correspondent of the Mining World, Chicago,  visited the Boundary and made exhaustive notes on the mining and  smtlting practice. The following is  taken from an article recently printed  in the Mining World, from Mr. Stokes'  pen, under the title, "Smelting in the  Boundary Copper Field," and contains  mailer of interest to the layman and  metallurgist:  So enormous are the low-grade copper deposits of the Boundary district,  that the mines in iy he said to be dependent on .the smelters just as, at  Rossland, the smelters are dependent  upon the mines. But all have in the  past been at the mercy of the Crow's  Nest coal miners. Apart from this  out'-ide influence, the capacity of furnaces is the chief limiting factor in the  industrial expansion of the Boundary,  and on this account the metallurgical  itsjiect of the situation is of the more  absorbing interest and economic importance. General managers of Boundary companies are metallurgical men  To the low costs and high efficiency  attained in the reduction work's, the  prosperity of the district is secondanly  dut". the primary causes are the exceptionally favorable natural features.  The three large smelters, each controlled by companies with their own  sources of ore supply, are: Granby, situated at Grand Forks, near the confluence of two forks nf the Kettle river;  B C. Copper Co.'s works at Anaconda, adjo-'ning Greenwood, and the  Dominion, three miles to the south at  Boundary Falls. Journeying another  three miles to the south, one reaches  the international boundary line and  Washington.  Smelting-plants have all been greatly  enlarged during the past year or so to  meet the demand for increased production. Before tabulating the capacities of 14 furnaces operating today,  it is of interest to note the record of  smelter achievements which is now to  l"e almost, duplicated:  riant.  C.ranliy   11. C. ' *opper .  Dominion ...  ��� 9��4  -��� 5<A252  ... 2lo,4S4  .... '0,930  1905.  655,007  194,056  S2.66.1  1906.  830,000  130,0 o  2*0,0:0  Total, tons 8-J7.666  'i'he   1906   figures  941,817 I.lfio.oco  for ihe B. C.  Copper Company cover a period of  complete reconstruction of plant; for  the Dominion of a time of old plant  reorganization and new furnace construction. The position today may  he displayed as below for furnaces  erected and available for use.:  Plant.  Granby   II. C. Copper.,  nonunion....  Dominion....  I*u r-  tiaces.  8  3  Size nt  Daily  Tuyeres.  Capacity.  Inches.  Tons.  44 bv ->i3  3,000  .|S bv 340  l.Soo  46 i>y 255  800  40 by 170  650  6,-150  uld   be  pressed  given;  perhaps  Totals        14  The capacities co  beyond the tonnages  nat advantageously. But these figures  show yearly treatment of over 2,000,000  tons, allowing a full month for repaiis  or emergency interruptions. The  Gianby smelter was the first to be put  in commision. In 1900, it treated 62,  387 tons, and since then 3,250,000  tons ol ore have been put through.  Steadily during the past seven years,  the capacity has been enlarged. Last  year, the furnaces were lengthened, by  the addition of one jacket section, to  44 by 2 18 ins. at the tuyeres, and it is  suggested, or even arranged to still  further inciease the smelting capacity  by lengthening to 252 inches. There  are eight furnaces erected and regularly employed. A. B. W. Hodges,  who built the works and is now general manager in . the Boundary, has  favored me with the following average  analysis of ore charge: Insoluable  (mostly silica), 40%; sulphur, 4.5%;  "���on, 17%; lime, 18%; alumina, 7%;  magnesia, 7 per cent.  The returns for the last fiscal year  showed a recovery, from 796,188 tons  of Granby ore and 36,158 tons of  foreign ore, of copper, 24 ibs., silver  0*38 oz , gold, o 06 ounce.  Ore from the mines, which has  passed through the Parrel crushers, is  received in lumps up to 8 to 9 ins.  and thus fed into the furnaces. By  -his coarse charging, flue dust is reduced. Granby chambers catch in  dust equivalent to 0.75 to r.o of the  charge. Furnaces are fed by cars run  J.�� from the end and these give a well  distributed bottom discharge of their  burden. The sampling scheme is  most thorough, a small portion of  every railway carload finding its way to  the assay office, not   merely of every  fifth or tenth. Electric locomotives  draw the trucks of ore and fuel from  the bins to the feed floor. Coke is  used to the extent of 10 to 12 per  cent. A matte is aimed for with a  value of 40 to 45% for the converter  p'ant of three stands, with hydraulically  tilted horizontal converters, turning oui  blister copper approximately yo% pure.  Slag granulation today being impossible, the waste product is tipped hot  on an extensive dumping ground between the works and river An average slag analysis gives: Silica, 45%;  lime, 23%; iron, 15%; alumina, 7.5%;  magnesia, 1.5%. Copper contents art*  probably approximately 0.3 per cent.  Of the additional improvements' to  be speedily effected at these works,  whose life of seven years has been  marked by a continual sequence ol  such progressive modifications and  whose projected enlargement to a  capacity of over 4,000 tons per day  may thus the more confidently be expected, one of note is a new flue  chamber of a rectangular type, 13 ft.  by 1 5 ft. high and 313 ft. long. This  will stand 22 ft. above the feed floor.  At Grand Forks, Mr. Hodges is  assisted by W. A. Williams. The pioneers of the Granby Consolidated, to  whom most credit is due for carrying  the concern through early difficulties,  are Jay P. Graves and A.  L. White.  B. C. Copper Company.���The  smelter outside of Greenwood is in  some respects the most efficient in the  field. Ixist year the plant was remodeled, the three new 650-ton furnaces replacing the two old furnaces  with a combined capacity of 700 to  800 tons. Present ore bin capacity  is 12,000 tons and 1,000 tons of coke  can also be stored, livery tenth car  of Mother Lode ore and all of the cus  toms ore go to the sampler, which  comprises a series of Gates crushers  with intermediate sampling devices invented by the former manager, Paul  Johnson. These samples are practically Vezins with functions reversed,  for instead of the scoops catching the  small part required for the sample, the  revolving funnel is so divided that the  bulk is caught while the fifth or tenth  part passes outside. Wear and tear  must be heavier than in the Vezin devices. All ore, sampled or not, passes  through a 5 in. crusher.  From bins to furnaces, the ore and  fuel are conveyed by side-dumping,  direct charging 3-ton cars, hauled by 6-  tonBaldwin locomotives. Thefurnaces,  48 by 240 ins. at the tuyeres, of which  there are 48 (4 ins.) are supplied with  a 22 to 24 oz. blast by size 10 Root's  blowers with a capacity of 25,500  cubic ft. per minute. There is a  blower to each furmce, operated by  300 h. p. Westinghouse induction  motors. The furnaces, made by The  Power and Mining Machinery Co. of  Milwaukee, Wis., were the largest in  Canada when erected, but are nmv stir  passed by the Dominion Company's  new plant.  A particular feature of the general  layout of the B. C. Copper works is  the scheme of the slag disposal which,  excepting the granulation system  necessarily abandoned four years ago,  as by the Granby and Dominion, is  most efficient and economical.  Prior to 1904, the B.C Copper Co.  was obliged to ship its matte, but now  it performs its own blister production,  dealing also with the Dominion matte.  As at the Granby, the matte is conveyed in ladles by means of electric  traveling crane to the converters. Two  stands are employed, with Allis-Chal-  mers trough converters 54 ins. by 126  ins. long, hydraulically tilted. Matte  of 45 to 50% is bessemerized to 99%  blister.  The only defect in Mother Lode  ore, with normal contributions of other  mines, is an occasional shortage in  sulphur, which can be readily remedied.  Granby ore is higher in this element  than the average of the B. C. Copper  or of the Dominion Co., which draws  upon its Mountain Rose for the sulphides to regulate the analysis. At  the B. C works, average slag contains:  Silica, 42%; iron, 19%; lime, 22%; alumina, 6 to 7%; magnesia, 1.5 per cent  A recent innovation iir connection  with furnace practice, worthy of note,  is the use of a carbon rod with a  current of 135 amperes at 250 volts  pressure for burning out frozen matte  in settler or furnace connections. The  rod, with suitably insulated handle, is  about 30 ins. long and 1 in. in diameter and should be used by an operator with mica eye shades. Its advantages will be well understood by those  accustomed to clearing frozen tap holes  by less scientific means.  The work of reconstructing the  plant has been directed by f. E. McAllister, formerly superintendent and  now the manager at Greenwood, assisted by A. B. Snyder. F. Keffer  controls mining operations, with Mr.  Mcintosh in charge at the Mother  Lode.  Dominion Copper Company.���The  record of the smelter at Boundary  Falls, three miles south, has of late  been changed from failure to success,  Formerly a losing proposition in the  hands of the Montreal & Boston Consolidated, it is now  flourishing under  the control of the Dominion Company.  It was at the close of. 1905 that the  smelter, comprising two furnaces with  .1 joint capacity of f,v, t,,|,,s ,)(r ,J11V)  was brought sullicienily into shape by  VV. C. Thor.ias to allow (or a resumption of operations. Dm ing the subsequent 13 months (10 Dec. 31, 1906)  some 226,000 tons of ore were put  through for a yield of 4,405,500 lbs. of  copper, for a monlh'y profit averaging  $22,870, and at a cost of $3.41 "per.  ton for mining, smelting and freight.  Soon after work had been commenced  and the numerous defects of the plant  thoroughly learned from practical experience, it was decided to remedy the  most vital fault���smallnes of scale���by  erecting a large new furnace to more  than double the plant's capacity. Last  June, new construction was completed  and the furnaces blown in. For  reasons to be subsequently explained,  the results of work at the Dominion  are being as keenly watched by technical men in the district as by. share-,  holders interested for other reasons.  The difficulties of effecting an exten  sion to the old plant, on lines for  which no allowance was ever made,  have been ^innumerable and in some  instances only to be overcome with  considerable ingenuity. But it has  been necessary to leave the combination a somewhat disjointed establishment. Crushing, sampling and bin  charging arrangements have been completely remodeled. A large Farrel jaw  crusher, similar to those in use at the  Granby mines, has been installed to  take the bulk of the ore, the fifth or  tenth portion destined for the samples  going through the old gyratory crusher.  From the breakers, the ore is elevated  by means of a bucket-belt, passing  thence to a traveling belt conveyor  (Jeffrey's flat belt) for distribution  among the ore bins, whose total .capacity is: Ore, 3,500 tons; coke, 700  tons.  The new bins stared higher above  the feed floor than the old, to permit!  of the utilization of 3-ton Jeffrey locomotives and.a new type .of..divided car.  Three of these cars are drawn alongside  the new furnace and made to discharge  one-half of their contents into it.  Then, they will be hauled to the opposite side to feed in the other half,  each side of the car being independently opened. At the old furnaces,  hand charging barrows are still used.  Coke consumption on the Boundary  averages 12 to 13%, and with the fuel  at $6.50 per ton this means a fixed  charge of 8 cents per ton' of ore  smelted. On the basis of only 1,500,-  000 tons smelted irAhe Boundary per  annum, and fuel consumption at  i2}-2%, a 10% reduction in coke used  would be equivalent, other things being  equal, to a saving of $120,000. I  understand that the Dominion anticipates a bigger saving.than 10 per cent.  The blower plant has also, of course,  required duplication, and with difficulty, this has been managed by Mr.  Thomas in the old building. The  plant now comprises two Connersvilles,  with a capacity of 10,000 cubic feet  per minute., each, and one of; 2O,"00O  cubic feet capacity, operated by a 100-  h. p. motor connection.at each end.  The ore treated at Boundary Falls  corresponds closely in composition  with the district's average. - It runs 15%  iron, 18 to 20% lime, 40% silica, 27 to  29% sulphur, and 6 to 7% alumina  and magnesia. The copper left in  BoundaJy slag is stated to be 0.35%,  and this figure would, I gather, not  unfairly cover the district.  The Boundary field is predominantly  characterized by  (i) Enormous low-grade copper de  posits, yielding 23 to 28 lbs. copper  and about $1.50 in gold and silver.  (2) Neighboring water power providing electric power at mines and  works for $33 per h. p. annum.  (3) Admirable railway facilities and  competing services.  (4) Coke, at about $6.50 per ton, in  irregular supplies.  (5) Labor at $3.30 to $4 per shift.  (6) Three smelters operated by  companies with their own sources of  ore supply.  (7) Smelting commenced  MR. ALFRED PLEAU.  PE-BNII STRENGTHENS  THE ENTIRE SYSTEM.  afx.AUnd PU��u, an export machinist,  MSB*. John Knot, Quoboc City, Can.,  write*:  Two ya-ftra ago, an accident necessitated my confinement for savoral  WMka. Tbe good health I had onjoyed  was ���lipping away and there developed  a ���emplicatkm ot diseases. 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(9) Working costs, at mines and  works, $3 to $3.40.  (10) Men employed, 2,000, earning  $200,000 per month in wages.  (11) Capitalization of three smelting  companies, $22,500,000 in shares and  $1,000,000 in bonds.  (12) Largest producer, Granby Consolidated; dividends, $1,620,000 in  1906.    Capacity, 3,000 tons per day.  f��  ��  Baby's Own  Soap  Absolutely no expense is spr  to make "Baby's Own" as good  a   soap   as   can   be   made, yet  it  costs you no more than the  inferior imitation. 6-0-7  Albert Soaps Ltd. Mfrs.,  Montreal.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE ia hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Board of Licensing  Commissioners, of the City of Phoenix,  I intend to apply for a transfer of the  retail liquor license, held by me for the  Dominion Hotkl, Ironsides Ave, Phoe  nix, B. C, to Steve S. 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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,  UICHI04N.  NOTICE.  Swanson, for the  F. Anderson.  Dated at Fhoenix, B.C.,  this twenty-eighth dav  of September. 1007.  Witnese: M. M. Stephens.  A  Certain  Cure   lor  Croup��� Used  (or  Ten  Years without a Failure.  Mr. W. C. Bott, a Star City, Ind.,  hardware merchant, is enthusiastic in  his praise of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy. His children have all been  subject to croup and he has used this  remedy for the past ten years, and  though they much feared the croup,  his wife and he always felt safe upon  retiring when a hottle of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy was in the house.  His oldest child was subject to severe  attacks of croup, but this remedy never  failed to take effect a speedy cure.  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Manager Pickard, of the Miners'  Union opera house, reports tjiiite a  number of entertainments already contracted to appear here in the next few  months, the following' being a partial  list of those thus far booked:  October 14���Messenger Hoy Co.  October 31���When   Knighthood   Was  in Flower.  November 6���-Clifford Lane Bruce.  November 11���We Are King Co.  November 14���McAuliffe Stock  Co.,  three nights and matinee.  November   22���Geo.    Peck's   Uncle  Tom's Cabin Co.  December 10���At Cripple Creek.  December 20���Sanford Dodge Co.  January 1 and 2���The Great McEwen.  January 4���Panama Co.'  January 13���Barry Minstrel Co.  March 18���Buster Brown Co.  Sick Headache Cured.  Sick headache is caused by derangement of the stomach and by indigestion. Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets correct this disorder and effect  a cure. By taking these tablets as  soon as the first indication of the dis  ease appears, th" attack may be  warded off. Get a I. ee sample and try  them.   , For sale by all druggists.  In the matter of the Land Registry Act, and in  the matter ol the Title of Lot 6, Block 11 and Lot  i,, Block 13, Olc: Ironsides subdivision (Map 60),  Town of P.-ioeui*c, B.O.  WHEREAS the Certificate of Title ol John C.  IIradluv being Certificate of Title No 4S.V>a ha-  been lost or destroyed, and application has been  made for a duplicate thcieof. N'OTICK IS  HEREBY GIVKN that a duplicate Certificate of  Title to the above hereditaments wilt be issued  at the expiration of one Month from the dale  hereol, unless In the meantime valid objection to  contrary is made to me in writing.  W.  II.  EDMONDS,  Laud Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C.,  July 36th, 1907.  District Registrar.  MINERAL ACT.  (FOK.M   V.)  Certificate of Improvements.  xon t: k.  "Murray Fractional" Mint-nil Claim, situate iu  the Greenwood Miner-*! Division of Yale District.  Where located���In WclliiiKtou Camp.  TAKK NOTIL'K that I, Isaac II. Ilnllett, as  Agent for David Oxlcy, Free Miner's Certificale.  o. B67S7, and Thomas Russell, I-'ree Miner'.-;  Certificate, No. 11676.1, intend, sixty days from  date hereof,'lo apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for lhe purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above claim.  And further Take Notice thai action, under  Section xj, must be commenced before the .issuance of such Certificate ol Improvement.*!.  Dated this icth day of August, A.D., 1007.  I. II. HAI.LKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Cerlificate of Improvements.  Ask for our Bottled Beer  Phoenix Brewing Company  ,   . BINER & SONS, Props.,  Oflico itn'i Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix, B.C.  - gST   We hive the only ICE MAKING MACHINE In the Boundary.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE: FUND $1 ,860,000  HEAD OFFICE-SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVKR SIXTY BRANCH OFFCES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QTJKBEC  W��   OFFKK   PACILITIKH   F0S8KSS1CI)   IIY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  KOIt  COLLECTING AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN   THAT   IMPORTANT TliRKITOKY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHKS   IN  Manitoba,  Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over the World.  Corroapondents  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  WM*  *^M��tf-amM*tf-lMM*t��  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  o  As wg ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  Jas. McCreatn & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  <*M  Dominion Ave.  Cor. Banner St'  **�� PHOENIX, B. c. eem  Carnages 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.  Division  of  (ireenwood  NOTICE.  "Florence No.  2  Frnctloiml" Minernt Claim,  situate  in   the Greenwood   Mining  Vnlt   district.    Where   loe.ated:���In  enmp.  TAKK NOTICH, tlmt I, Imuic II- Ilnllett, us  aRCllt for Joseph J. Hnssett, l'ree Miner's Ccrtifi-  cute, No l!uu;f,. intend, slxtv tlnys Irom date  hereor, to applv to the Mining Recorder for ��  Certlficule ol Improvements, lor the purpose ol  obtnliiliii; n Crown r.runt ol the iitiovectii m.  And further Tnkc Notice thnt HCtinn, mid. r  Section 17. must lie commence.: In-fore the  Issuance bf such Certificate ol Imp ovenieiits.  Dated thin 9th duy of September, A.l) , >9W-  5�����  I. H. HAU.KTT.  ���a-v.a-.^.j&ff-s-a  4>  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to be the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary 1 >istrict of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the ��reat 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 $j per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsetibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.  Co.,   i'hoenix, B.C.  NOTK���We have a lew C  each, or a copy  ,|,i��-i ortlieln-s'. PIONKl'.lt AN.VITAL left, price  nil be scut free to a new subscriber.  75 ee 11 ts  Wli  U  kt \ j.  f 'T'l'rt*1! n  5  tit'^8  kwn  ���tftlK"$  1 s jS ->|  -,i * I?'if!  I, r#< 4  1 v i feffl  'w <*. J  m  & .SI  '5:1,  fit ��� V  I  &dT^.~. ��l*im   1   ^ff���lf^���rt^^-T   ���f......f    %*��� "r.-^--T|  ^j^l^r^r  .^,..���^,,,,,^.1, ^���.  vsmmmmgamm KK  *ffK����f  (ii  * U  * 4.  tf w-i  f   7  J**  ��  il4  it Mil  W  �� r   *i.-s  tit  im  ! *wi  raw ax  II  h  fiifc  it'  ffl  m  i  PSk  it  ���flBHEif  w  1  THE   PH0EOT3C   PTONEER.  SHARPS IRVINE CO.  HKOKKKS  108 Wall St.  SpoKane, Wash.  WE WILL SELL  100 British Columbia Copper      0.25  16 Cons. Smelters  118.00  2000 Cariboo-McKinney 04  2000 Tel-Kwa Mines 15  500 Alberta Coal, Pooled        .20  ... 1000 Albnrta Coal, . .���        .38  200 International 03  1000 Royal Colleries Ltd         .25  Owing to the unsettled condition of the metal market a great many investors have been disposing of their various holdings and invpsting m coal stocks.  Write us for information in regard to some of the coal stocks we are offering v*"-  will make money by investing in good coal stocks NOW.  In and Around Phoenix |  ^ BRIEF   TOPICS   OF  LOCAL   AND  GENERAL "^  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���** 8E  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Yon  -O"  totdlnj Hotel of Boundary's Leidlnt  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date  Oentrally Located,  Good Sample Roomi.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First 8t.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A  MoMASTER  Proprietor.  X  For sale,   small  six  room  cottage.  Apply at the Pioneer office.  Dry wood   in   car  lots.     Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J7 Gardner.  Woodchoppers wanted.    Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Tunction.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  , Sewing Machines from $.io up, see  Miss McDonald.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss' McDonald.  J. L. Martin will attend to the subscriber's business during his temporary  absence from Phoenix. A. S. Hood.  October 3ist is the date of the  annual ball to be given by Snowshoe  Lodge No. 46, I. O. O. F., and it  promises to be one of the events of the  season.  A meeting of the board of managers  of St. Andrews' Presbyterian church  was held Wednesday evening together  with the Ladies' Aid. Good progress  was reported iri the circulation of the  August Jackson, owner of the Cen-, subscription list, and it was decided to  tral hotel, came  over  from Rossland continue the  work until  the amount  subscribed by members,  aderents and  friends of the  church  would  warrant  1 ��� '  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix, New  from.cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms ini.be Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms  Steam   j*    Heated  Thursday  Violins, and other musical instruments at Toronto prices. Alhin  Almstrom.  Phoenix Socialist Local No. 8 gives  a dance at Miners' Union hall next  Friday evening. .   "������  Our "Health" brand mattresses are  made of pure materials and are  sanitary���Binns' Furniture.  Just received, a carload of iron beds,  mattresses and springs, the best of  their kind.���Binns' Furniture.'  J. L. Martin has purchased the  Maple Leaf hotel, on Old Ironsides  avenue, from William J. Porter.  Collector Delahay reports- that7$i>  580.25 was taken in at the Phoenix  custom house in the month of September.  carrying out the wishes of the congre  gation, as expressed Sept. 15th, namely  the calling as a permanent pastor, Rev  Samuel Lundie.  COMING AND GOING  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.   _  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  <#j.   Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy   and  well  furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue  Pboealx. B C.  St. Andrews' congregation will hold  a Hallowe'en concert on the evening  of Monday, October 28th, at the Presbyterian church.  Tuesday evening's social at the  Methodist church was enjoyed by a  large audience, a special programme  being rendered, followed by refreshments.  Subject Sunday evening at the  Methodist church will be,"The Friendship That Endures." The sacrament  of the Lord's Supper will be administered at the close of the service. The  Welsh Bible class will meetat 6 p:m.  On October ist Charles H. Flood  took over the Dominion hotel on lease,  and is now putting the place in good  shape. He already has nearly 50  boarders and considers the' outlook  promising. Mrs. Flood has immediate  charge of the domestic department.  Phoenix Opera House  '       \\ M.  PICKARD, .-������Mgr.  ioehix jfeam 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.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  MONDAY and TUESDAY  OCTOBER lik and 8th  Prompt attention to all order's  Dominion Ave.,  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manage,  Phoenix, B C.  PHOENIX  Having secured a first-class  baker, I am prepared to deliver  promptly the best Bkead,'Cakk  and.PiES; Satisfaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  'Phone A55.     WJ.Prendergast, Prop.  GRAND  Concert and Ball  \f\f\t\   Feet of the Latest Films    ���*��!  JUl/lP        from N. Y. City        =J  Dr. Briggs has been spending the  week at Trail.  Dr. J. D. MacLean went over to Nelson Monday, to testify in a murder trial.  C. H. Reeves, manager of the  Wm Hunter Co., Ltd., spent last Sunday in Nelson.  Martin Burrell leaves Grand Forks  next Wednesday to spend the winter  in the old country.  Charles L. Thornber and bride (nee  Miss McKenna) came up from Spokane  Thursday evening.  Miss Annie Markley, matron at the  hospital, went down to Vancouver  Mouday on a holiday.  H. A. Wright is now at the Stem-  winder mine, Fairview camp, in charge  of the carpenter forces.  The family of A. F. Geddes, of the  staff of Morrin, Thompson & Co.,  arrived Monday from Winnipeg.  M. W. McLeod, of Vancouver, who  owns considerable realty in Phoenix,  spent a day or two in the city 'this  week.  Joe Ingram, of the Great Northern  station staff, returned Wednesday from  a ten days' vacation, spent in Vancouver. '  J.T. Lawrence, the Kettle Valley  rancher,-spent Sunday in camp, and  disposed of four cars of produce in  this vicinity.  ...  George D. Turner, with his mother,  went over to Coleman,  Alberta,   this  .week.^hete!.Mre.-rurn.eiL.has���beeri_foL  some weeks.   7  Charles. Biesel, superintendent of  the Consolidated Go's properties in  this camp, returned Saturday from a  trip to Banff,  Cecil D. Martin returned to Pullman, Wash., last Saturday, to complete  his mining engineering course in the  state college.  Duncan Ross, M. P., of Greenwood,  went direct from Ottawa to Vancouver  this week, to attend the Liberal convention in that place.  Wm.'R. Williams, who has spent  several months in Regina, came in by  the way of Spokane Wednesday evening, and expects to remain here for a  Miss Thornber, who  has made her   fcv*  home here for several months, returned  lo   New   Westminster   last   Monday,  stopping   in   Spokane  to attend   lift  brother's wedding.  Mrs. A. O. Bouterious started  Thursday on a visit of a few weeks  with friends in Seattle, her former  residence, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. Tuck Collins.  A. B. Hodges, of the Granby; J- E.  McAllister, of the B. C. Copper; A. J.  McMillan, of the LeRoi, and G. G. S.  Lindsay, of the Crow's Nest Pass Coa  Co., met Premier McBride at Nelson  last Saturday night to talk over the  coke situation, which seems to be improving steadily.  Hon. Tames H. Turner, formerly  premier of the province, and now  agent-general at London, after spending  a few days in the Boundary last week  and having his eyes opened at what is  going on in this district, continued his  journey on through the Okanagan and  Similkameen districts.  XV. D. Buckler, of Spokane, arrived  Thursday to relieve XV. X. Perkins,  agent of the Great Northern here,  while the latter spends a couple of  weeks visiting his old home in Minnesota, whither he starts today. C. C.  Thorne travelling auditor, was here  yesterday to check out Mr. Perkins.  Among the members of the fourth  estate who took in the Borden meeting  at Grand Forks last Monday were  ' Major A. McGraw, of the Hedley  Gazette; W. G. Gaunce, of the Greenwood Times; Alex. Robinson, ex-editor  ol the Greenwood Times; J. W.'Griei,  of the Greenwood Ledge; Martin Burrell, ex-editor of the Grand Forks  Gazette; Acting Editor May, of the  same paper; G. A. Evans, of the Grand  Forks Sun, and the representative ol  the Phoenix Pioneer.  >8  DIAMONDS  Did you ever stop to consider that  we are carrying one of the largest  stocks of Diamonds, both Loose  and mounted, in the interior of  B. C, and that with our expenses  very low and only a small margin  of profit added we should be able  to. sell you as cheap as any one in  the cities. When you think of  Precious stones of any kind, let  us submit prices we can interest  you.    Calls of inspection invited.  B. A. BLACK,  -*! The Jeweler J*  C.P.R. Time Inspector Phone No. 68.  I  T2T1  MARSH BLOCli  and dining rooh  EXTRA   WELL   FURNISHED    ROOMS  WALL PAPER  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located.    No liar.  Victoria Ave., Phoenix, B.C. MISS IDA L. BAKER, Prop.  AA��M^^Mni��^MM��A^MOWMM(MMW<>MMl  m  ^gPl^^p^-^^^r^^^;  i  <&  Our Fall and Winter  Stock how oh display,  with a large variety and  wide range to select  from.  Come in and insoect  samples.  McRae Bros^Ltd*  Stationers, News Dealers, Etc.  Knob Hill Ave. Plioenix, B.  Carney Copper stock advanced to 18 1-2 cents per  share after Sept. 15th.  Only 20,000more  for sale.  0  I  J.   L.   MARTIIV.  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  %��  time.  4 IAiUE:3T I  :     IN   Royal Collieries Goal Sfrock  Mayor Matheson and  family  and  Isaac  Crawford,   of Greenwood, and  I fami'y went up the West Fork Wednesday to spend a few  days  in  hunting  and fishing.  Robert T. Lowery, of Greenwood,  n.;..- *r- C(|. omj 7r, ! Nelson, Vancouver, Victoria, etc.,  iTlCcS-i    iidCtf   3UC,    aUfl   I DC.   better known as the sageof the Ledge,  was renewing old  acquaintances here  last Monday.  !^iplig��^  Best Stock of  ���-*���-���-���-���"���-���-��-���>-���  FURNITURE, RUGS, Etc  ever shown in Phoenix  With onr additional Store House we can now  show  and  more varied stock than before  BINNS  larger  -<>-���-���  a i  Also  the Best Illustrated Songs  Seats on Sale at. Tom Brown's  YOU CANNOT SEE A RING  .Subject to Confirmation, We Will Sell,  50 to 200 B. C. Copper.....  50 to 300 Dominion Copper.  1350 International Coal. ...  5000 Sullivan......... 7  6*25      1000 Galbraith Coal...........       .27  3,j$      2000 Diamond Vale Coal... 7..       .19  .7q9^'  1000 Rambler Cariboo.. ...       .27  B.B.Mighton & Co.  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  in our collection you wouldn't be proud  to wear. That you'll admit as soon as  you see our display.. The same statement is true of  ALL OTHER JEWELRY  And we make it easy for you to wear  what you want by pricing our jewelry  reasonobly. If you are not quite ready  to purchase now, we will resei ve anything you may aeclect on payment of a  small deposit.  WATCH. REPAIRING  A SPECIALTY  A. D. MORRISON  PHOENIX, B. C.  This is the latest coui| any organized and controlled bv  Messrs. A. C. Flumerfelt and H. N. Galer. The Coal area  consists of 7,000 acres, the peam being continuation of famous  Gait Mines near I.etlibridge. Alberta. It is already^ a going  concern hp.ving been mined for some years.  A new modern plant will be installed and active operations carried on by new officials on large scale.  It is bound to bt- a Money Maker.  We are now offering the First allotment of Treasury  Shares at 25 cents per sharp.    Place your order at ONCIO.  WE MAKE MONEY FOR OUR CLIENTS  We started Internationa) Coal shares at 25cts. It is now a dividend payer,'and selling at 00c. and will still advance.  We started Alberta Coal shares at 25c. and they are now selling for 40c. and will continue to advance."  We are now offering ROYAL 'COLLERIES st 25c. and  have  no hesitation in recommending them to our clients, as a  safe and profitable investment.  Place your orders with  us before price advances  Q<K>0-<><><><><>0<KH>(?<><>0<><>0 O-O-O-O-O-O-Q  ��H. A. Miinrof  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  ..   .Dealer in....  Lime,  Brick,   Lumber and  5 all   Building   Material, X  X     OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B.C.     ��)  A PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED A  C>O<K><>0<><K><>-<><K^ <XX><)  t  k  i'i  DRAWER 1082.  NELSON, B  C.  Tl*13. FINEST   QUALITY  IN  MILK and CREAM  v  STIUCTJL.Y   FSKSB   EGGS  J.    W,   IIA.NNAJ*)!,   PROPRIETOR.    |  The  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Bnmttttoit Attwut*.  BRITISH AMERICAN TRUST CO. LTD.  .FISCAL A GENl'S"  g!   G. M.  PRIPP,   Manager Grand Forks, jt.'c.   g  Paper��Type-Ink ^^^a^  Tiie Phoenix Pioneer  these three in our up-  to-date Job Department  ��        TERRIBLE CRIME  X    ( i.��m of Inferior Quality cause an unpleasant smell around the house  JD   ~  ��� :     ���"�����������<�� the children ��<ick and lead to consumption. I handle '  ^ "one bu- the BEST.  FOLLOWING GRADES ALWAYS ON HAND  JiENJAMIN FRANKLIN, EL ECUADOR, LA  MORENA, TUCKETS, MARGUERITES CLUB  SPECIAL, KURTZ'S PIONEER and SPANISH  BLOSSOM. BOCKy CA HA BAN A, LA FLOR  DE'J. OTERO, PHARAOH  JAiVlES    ^hqimjb 64  (Men'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.  RIenfS Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black  and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes h complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  mmm  mm  ��

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