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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 10, 1908

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 AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Ninth Ykar.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, OCTOBER io,   1908  No, 47  I  GAMPBEIXS CLOTHING  For a Handsome,  Well-Made Suit or  Overcoat for this  Winter?..** *��  -j��  P. F. ROOSA  IS APPOINTED  Receiver for Dominion  Copper Company  On Petition Based; on Failure  of Sinking Fund Payment.  SOMETHING to give you a marked   per-.  *^    sonal appearance.     That will wear well  and look well while worn.  You will find it in our stock of Clothing,  and you will appreciate more and fiiore the  quality of materials���fit, style and workmanship���-each and every day you wear it.  We carry the best two brands of ready-  to-wear Clothing made mCauada.  FIT-REFORM & CAMPBELL'S  EXAMINE THEM AND YOU WILI/-      :V--  CERTAINLY    AGREE    WITH    US.  P. F. Roosa, local manager of the  Dominion Copper company since last  July, has been appointed receiver for the  company, the appointment being made  in a Canadian court a few days ago.  The appointment of a receiver was  made on the application of the National Trust company, limited, of Toronto, trustee under the Dominion Copper company's mortgage.  - The application was made by reason  of default in the terms of the company's  mortuage, under which bonds to the  extent of $1,000,000 were issued. The  mortgage provided that an amount  equal to 10% of the outstanding bonds  should, by June 1st of each year, be  turned into the sinking fund for the  annual retirement of a portion of the  issue.  As $:oo,ooo of the issue has already  been retired, there are outstanding but  $800,000 bonds, and the amount  which should have been put into the  sinking fund on June tst of this year  was $8o,coo, but the company de  faulted on this payment.  Mr. Justice Morrison, in Vancouver  last week, granted an order to wind up  the estate and appoint a provisional  liquidator. On Oct. 6th Chief Justice  Hunter appointed P. F. Roosa as  provisional liquidator.  Boundary Mining Notes  The site for the new 15-stamp mil!  at the jewel mine, West 'Fork, is now  cleared, surveyed and ready for the  foundations.'  Three cars of test ore from the War  Eagle, aggregating 100 tons, were  shipped to the Consolidated company's smelter at Trail this week.  The B.C. Copper comriany's smelter  treated 10,139 tons of ore this week,  as follows: Mother Lode, 8,068; uro  Denoro, 1,552; other  properties, 519.  There Was a general falling off this  week in shipments 'from Boundary  mines, with the exceptionlof the Snow-  shoe which had a slightly increased  tonnage.    ��� :;  The operators on ihej Lucky Shot  tunnel, now in sixty feet, have got  through thirty feet of very hard rock  and are progressing more quickly  in the driving of the tunnel.  Eight men are. now working on the  b. C. Copper properties in Wellington  camp. The sinking in', the 35-foot  shaft has been showing some fine ore.  The entire shaft is in ore,, but the last  ten feet is particularly good looking.  Sinking is going on in the\ shaft on the.  Jack Pot with satisfactory results.  Before leaving for New York last  week Ernest E- Ling, the.special agent  who had been inspecting the'Dominion  Copper company properties, stated  that he expects to return in the course  of a few weeks when operations would  be resumed. He expects appliances  to be installed at the smelter for more  economical handling of ore and that  the furnaces will be run to the limit  of their capacity.  DUNCAN ROSS TO  SPEAK IN PHOENIX  Will Address Public   Meeting  Here Wednesday  A public meeting will be held in  Miners' Union hall, Phoenix, on Wednesday evening, Ociober 14th. Dunoan  Ross, the Liheral standard bearer in  the Dominion constituency of Yale-  Cariboo at ihe appr.aching elections,  will be present and address the elector.1-  on the public questions of ihe day,  As  the aimpa gu  is   now   on,   and  I  bLjaJULLUUU.!^^  RANGES AND  HEATERS  We have in. stock the biggest line of  RANGES and HEATING STOVES ever  opened up in Phoenix.  Heaters  from  $4.00  up  Ranges  from  $12.50  up  Cooking Stoves from $15.00 up  Dominion Copper Stock.  Replying to a query re Dominion  Copper stock the Boston Commercial  has the following to say:  "When one has carried a stock like  Dominion Copper down to its present  low price, and is faced with, the ne-  cessity of.selling it for almost nothing,  or holding it and going through a reorganization, he is usually better off to  take the latter course. We believe  'that the "Donmiran^Cappcr- properties  have value. If the company is reorganized on proper lines, furnished with  necessary working capital and given  thoroughly efficient management, your  stock should eventually have a value  considerably in excess of its present  price."  Harvest Home Services.  Harvest home services will be held  in Phoenix Methodist church tomorrow  evening at seven-thirty. On Tuesday  evening, Oct. 13th, a harvest home  supper will he served in the church,  followed by a musical and literary  program.  Notice.  There will be a meeting of the  Liberal-Conservative club at the Hotel  Brooklyn on Tuesday evening, Oct.  13th, for the, election of officers for  the ensuing year and the transaction of  other important business. A full attendance is requested without further  notice.  Bank Buys Residence.  An important sale of residential  property took place this ^week, when  Dr. Dickson sold his beautiful home  on Dominion avenue to the Eastern  Townships bank as a resideuce for the  local manager. Mr., and Mrs. F^C.  Brine ha'vS already taken up residence  in it.  A Dangerous Target.  H. Dickinson, agent for the Giant  Powder company, has a curious and  startling souvenir of his company's  magazine on the Eholt road in the  shape of a padlock which distinctly  bears the indentation of a revolver  bullet. Supposition���if the marksman  had missed his mark, eh, what!  each of the candidates in the local riding  will be addressing meetings in Phoenix,  every' elector should make it a point  to attend each of the meetings and  hear the issues discussed, and be able  to cast his ballot intelligently.  Martin Burrell, Conservative, and  Chas. Bunting, Socialist, have not  announced the dates of their meetings  as yet, but will no doubt do so in our  next issue.  Coming and Going  GROCERY  DEPARTMENT  Italiar.   Prunss,  20-lb.  Boxes,  75c  Tokay & Muscat Graphs, basket, 50c  Sweet  Potatoes,  Cellery,  Apples, Oranges, Etc,  This Department is the home of Big Values  , Thompson & Co.,  Grocers and Hardware Merchants.  Public School Exams.  The following is the report of a  literature examination, held this week in  the senior division of Phoenix public  school. The marks represent the percentage obtained:  Etta Murrry, 87: Gladys Pickard 72;  Will Johns, 72; Kate Bell, 71; Ed.  Murray, 57; Ada Pierce, 53; George  Heidman, 52; Hattie Graham, 43;  Cora Dawson, 34; Anna Bell, 34.  Bag Six Deer.  After a hunting expedition of about  three weeks in the vicinity of Canyon  City, West Fork, Ralph Gilbert, Alex.  McRae and Earl Kelsey returned on  Monday with two deer each and considerable other game. The excursion  of the nimrods to the famed hunters'  valley was replete with many exciting  incidents. They made the acquaintance of some bears, but on rather  embarassing occasions, with the result  that there were no casualties. Lack  of rations forced the trio to retreat  homeward a ahead of schedule time,  but all report having had an excelllent  outing, and game plentiful. It is now  stated the returned hunters are to he  the hosts at a skookum potlach at  Alec's illahee.    Halo klootchman stop.  Murder Suspects.  A. W. Jennings, who was arrested  at Colville, Wash., last week and is  said to have confessed to the murder  of C. L. Thomet of Midway, was  brought to Greenwood on Saturday by  Constables Ashton and Darrough.  The preliminary hearing will take place  before Magistrate McMynn, Greenwood, today.  Rice and Green the men arrested at  Merrit on suspicion of being connected with the hold-up, were released  from custody last Saturday, the prison  ers having satisfied the officers of their  innocence.  The Age of Commercialism.  There is always, some reason for success. In this age of commercialism,  everything must have some real merit  in it to be a lasting success. Anything  must be worth one's time and money,  or the public will soon renegate it to  the rubbish pile. This is as true of plays  as of everything else. They must be  real, sterling, sound and solid value to  have a long continued success. The  ever-growing triumph of Clarence  Bennett's "The Holy City," which has  so completely distanced all other religious plays and has endeared itself to  American theatre-going public, tells  its own story of the triumph of real  merit aud true worth. It is the play  of the century! "One of the few, of  the immortal plays that were not born  to die!" Its auditors all pronounce it  the greatest play they have ever seen.  It has no rival, no competitor! Phoenix  opera house, Oct. 24th. Seats at  T. Brown's.  Latest Mining Slock Quotations.  Corrected to Ot. 10, 1008.  The stuck market is a sure indicator  of Uih treml of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  Alberta Coal and Coke  15.0. Copper   Charles Dickens   Cons. Smelters     68.00  Copper Kinir   Domin. Copper   (iertie   Granby    Hechi     International Coal ...  Kendall   Missoula Copper   Nabob   Oom Paul    Panhandle Smelter. . .  Rambler-Cariboo   Rex   Snowshoe     Snowstorm   sullivan   Sullivan   Bonds   ���Jtewurt    Tamarack-Chesapeake  BID  ASK.KD  6.37 W  6.62,4  01  .01l,>  68.00  73.00  .on-2  .02 V4'  .02Jf  .03"  P5 00  110.00  3 25  .  .69  .63  1.35  1.50  ' ".2?.f  '' -Vi  .:��'.*  .0l>s.  ���0*f  .1  -17Vi  .17?;,'  .f>%  .6}/;  1 07  1.70  '' -Qx4  01  .77)12  "io  50  ���75  Louis Prison is off on a trip on the  Coeur d'Alenues circuit.  Dave. 0\ley si.w the big airship,  Spokane, on Tuesday.  Messrs Murdock and Shea received  .1 half dozen of prize game fowl from  Bingham, Utah, on Saturday.  J. Appleby & Co. have started the  erection of their new carpenter shop on  the premises recently puchased from  F. Knott, corner of Ironsides avenue  and Third street.  J. G. McKeown's dray team furnished some excitement to up-towrr  residents Monday morning in an attempt to run away. Haply bystanders  got the team under control and averted  a catastrophe.  Al. Taylor has been spending the  week in Spokane.  G. W. Rumberger left yesterday on  a short trip to Regina, Sask.  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Martin are  visitors in Spokane this week.  -Gus.--Biner left- on Saturday .on-a  holiday trip through the States.  Thos. Roderick was a visitor in  Spokane for a few days this week.  761iir~OTgers~an"d~jr 'Tu11e~left"roT  Bingham, Utah, Thursday morning.  Jos. De Lisle and Barney Cosgrove  saw the big fair at Spokane Thursday.  Mrs. Bell, Miss Bell and Miss Peggie  Bell were visitors in Spokane this week.  [. L. Dunlop,_who recently disposed  of his property lii town, left Monday  for Fernie.  Emil Larson of the Province hotel,  Grand Forks, was a visitor in camp on  Wednesday.  Dr. W. H. Dickson leaves next week  on a trip east and will be absent  several weeks.  M. Mitchell of Boundary Falls spent  Thursday afternoon and evening with  friends in town.  E. Spraggett of Grand Forks, road  inspector, was looking over the trails  leading to the camp yesterday.  The familiar countenance of Brer.  Lowry of the Greenwood Ledge was  seen in our midst on Tuesday.  Thos. Moore returned from Spokane  Saturday where he had oeen undergoing special medical treatment.  Harry Richardson of the Granly  office went to Rossland on Saturday,  being laid up with a sprained knee.  Mrs. McCormick arrived on Saturday from Manhattan, Nevada, on a  visit to her daughter, Mrs O. N. Galer.  Mrs. Webster arrived from Cascade  on Wednesday on a week's visit lo her  daughter, Miss Webster, of the telephone exchange.  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Priestly, recently from Dawson City, Yukon, have  taken up residence on Dominiion  avenue, Mrs. Priestly aniving from  Seattle on Monday.  Miss Clara and Walter Dunlop and  their mother left on Monday for their  former home at Arnprior, Ontario,  where they will reside. Mrs. W. J.  Prendergast accompanied them and  will remain for a visit in the east.  E. S. Busby of Vancouver, inspector of Canada customs, accompanied  by Assistant Stirton, were in town this  week inspecting the local customs  office. They were also shown over  the Granby property by Supt. Smith.  Stanley Fairweather of the K.T.  bank, Grand Forks, formerly of Phoenix, 'was m town Saturday, accompanied by J- Mcpherson of the bank's  branch at 1 abcr, Alberta. They returned to the Forks Sunday over the  foot trail.  Robert Carnuchael, manager of the  E. T. bank at lveremeos, formerly of  Phoenix, was a visitor in camp over  Sunday. Mr- Carmichael has just re-  covered from an attack of typhoid  fever, having been in Qiand Porks  I hospital for three weeks,  DRUQ STORE CHANGES HANDS  W. A. Thresher   Disposes   of   Business   To  Jnlin Love of Hedley  The drug business heretofore carried  on by W. A. Thrasher has been purchased by John Love of Hedley, who  assumes charge today.  Mr. Love is not altogether a stranger  in the Boundary having met many of  the old-timers in ihe Okanagah "and  Similkameen, where he has been in the  drug business for some twelve years  He conducted a drug store at Fairview  during the boom days there, also a  store at Camp McKinney for a number of years, and for the past five  years has been in Hedley, where he  still retains a drug business.  Mr. Thrasher goes to Grand Forks  in a few days where he enters a partnership with H.E. Woodland, druggist.  During his residence of eighteen  months: in Phoenix Mr. Thrasher has  been one of our most progressive and  popular business men, and while we  regret to loose him from town we are  assured the attractions of the smelter  city for him are such as will shortly  warrant our congratulations. Mr.  Thrasher was in the drug business in  Grand Forks before coming to Phoenix.  , One Month for Pair Boots.  Robert Power was up iri'.'.the police  court on Sa'urday on a charge of  having secured a pair of boots from A  T. Turano on false . pretences. He  was found guilty and sentenced to one  month in jail by Magistrate Hood.  Constable Lemieux took the prisoner  to Nelson on Monday.  1 Returning Officer Iu Camp.  Dr. K. C- Macdonald of Vernon,  returning Officer for Yale Cariboo, was  in camp on Saturday. He is making  a tour of the constituency in connection with his new commission. He  was accompanied by A. Harris of the  Vernon Okanagan, who was sizing up  the prospects of the riding. The election takes place on Saturday, Nov. 14.  A Unique Dance.  The dance arranged for next Tuesday  evening in Miners' Union hall promises to have unique and attractive  features. The orchestra engaged for  -the'occasiorrmake a"specialty "Of 'darie'e'  music, having rendered music on many  state occasions. The members of the  orchestra are also   vocalists   and   will  j;ine._old__Dlantation_ favorites during  evening. ' "" " r~  Greenwood Curlers Organize.  The annual  meeting of Greenwood  Curling Club was held Monday evening.    E. W. Bishop was elected president; H.  McCutcheon, vice-president;  G. B. Taylor, secretary-treasurer, and  Wm. G. McMynn, J. S.  Birnie, E. B.  Dill   and,   and   K. C. B. Frith,   committee   of   management.    It was decided to build a larger rink,  with the  additional object in view  of having a  building suitable for displays of horticultural and agricultural products each  fall.     The   Boundary,   Similkameen,-  and Okanagan districts will be connected by rail next year, so it was thought  next fall would be a good time to   inaugurate a big fair where the resources  of these districts may be gathered together.���Ledge.  Try the Pioneer job department for  your next order of printing.  Latest Prices in Metals  New York���Copper, electrolytic, $13-  27)�� @ *13,37X-; laKe.U3.37tf @ $13,625*.  Bar Silver, 52  Lead, $4 57!4 @ *-L62.  Srel'er. *4.70 <9 J4.75  Greenwood Liberal Association has  club rooms.      .1.  Greenwood is increasing its fire  fighting apparatus. - .  J. \V. Nelson's hotel at Car mi is to  be opened shortly.  The Beverdell-Greenwbod stage had  a runaway at Rock Creek last week.  John Barclay has" taken over the  Greenwood business of Rendell & Co.  Martin Burrell will address a political meeting in Greenwood on Tuesday  evening next.  W. J. Brown of Grand Forks, has  disposed of 21 acres of fruit land to  G. H. Rutherford.        .  George D. Sankey, formerly of  Greenwood, died at the Dolores mines,  Mexico, on Sept., 14th.       .  .Greenwood fire ..brigade , made a  record run Monday evening, extin-  tinguishing the fire in 58 seconds.  Miss Mulligan of New York, a guest  of M rs. Mcintosh, Mother Lode mine,  visited the depths of the big'B.C.  Copper property last week.  ��� Traffic on tyelK'ettie Valley railway  was held up a couple of days last week  owing to the mixed train leaving the  rails, eight cars being ditched.  D. R. Tait, representing the Kettle  Vailey Fruit Lands company, who have  spent a large amount of money in  irrigating lands on the West Fork, exhibited some fine fruit at Nelson fair  this year.: '     : ' '  The. collections at the port of Greenwood for September were $2,906.77.  Outports���-Bridesville, $713.46; Kere-  rrieo's, . $S62,86; Midway $4?3:98f  Myncaster, $238.55; Osoyoos, $262.-  94; total, $5,368.16. Inland revenue -  collections, $651.71. ...  A handsome cabinet, containing five  dozen pieces of sterling silver, was  presented to Jeffrey Hammar of Grand  Forks by the Knights of Pythias lodge  of that city, of which he was a member  Mr. Hammar is leaving Grand Forks.  shortly. _       ,'....- ; _���,., ., >.U  T"Atf "a" * recent meeting. of Jthe Myri? ���  caster Farmers'association, West Fork,:  A.   B.   Sowter, tendered   his    resignation     as     secretary,    and    Frank  Donald and G. H. Looch were elected"  Secretary -mid     treasurer- respectively..;.  The association will buy a  threshing  outfit next year.  Near Bull creek Dick Nicholson  shot a deer and hung it on a tree. In  the night a cougar came along and  packed the deer about 100 yards, and  then eating a portion of it disappeared  in the forest. When Dick came for  his deer the next day he ran into a '  female bear and two cubs. He killed  the trio and brought the meat into  Greenwood where several old-timers,  including Scott McRae, had a feast  for several days. Scott avers that he  was raised on bear meat.���Greenwood  Ledge.  . Odd Fellows' Annual Dance.  Preparations are already/under way  for the annual Odd Fellows' dance to  be given by Snowshoe lodge, No. 46,  on Thanksgiving evening, Monday,  Nov. 9th. A committee of Odd  Fellows have the dance in hand and  hope to make it the event of the season.  A good orchestra has been secured,  and as the date is the evening of the  King's birthday it should be a patriotic  occasion.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Oct. 10, '08  The following table gives the ore shipments o( Boundary mines tor 1900, for 1901, tor I  1903, for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, aud 1907. a* reported 10 the Phoenix X'ioneer���  Mink.  190s  ....--. .,--     .^-.        -,���       -,--       -,-.         '9o�� >9��7       '9c?  , Grauby Mines.... 64,553 *3'.7��* 409.858 393,7l8   549.703   ��5.��.3S9    801,404    0I3.S37    So'.3��>  'Snowshoe       197      1.731    20,800   71,313     ���       8,436   135,001      1.1,1.17  B. C Copper Co.  Mother kode..-  B. C. Mine   Kintna   Oro Deuoro ....  Soilule Belle   Oom. Cop, Co....  Br'klyu-Stem..  Idaho..   Kawhide   Sunset..   Mouutu Kose..  Athelslau   Morrison ��  K. Bell   Senator   Drey Voijle   No. 37   Reliance   Sulphur King....  Winuiptg   GoUlen Crown...  King Solomon...  3iK Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of I'aris   Jewel--;   Kiveisule   $ Cnrrai   ��� Snlly   Kambler   $ Butcher Boy   t Duncan   Trovitlence   KUcliorii   Strathnioie   Golden Kagle...  Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   La9t Chance   K. P. U. Mine... .  Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby   Republic  .  Miscellaneous.���  5.340  19,494  99.034 I4t.3���� 138,079 174,39�� 147,57��  47,405   U.Sti    19..��65     ���      ��������  650     8,530   33.9J7 37.960 11,485       15.537 i6.����o 3,007  105,900  11,804  3.'77  308,331  1,713  18,374  14,481  34,350     55 73>  801     7.455    15.731  550  150  500  i,o;6      1,040       785  3.3SO            635    875    5.046  3.339  "'363  3,435  3.070  3,350  >./59  4.586  35,108  3.056  4.747  140,685  3.960  36,033  48.390  3.555  *3.*��  ���2.253  ��4.��73  3��.27o  J1.258  049  180,934  50,138  5.78o  10,740  3,803  5#>  120  160  665  3,000  35o  483  3.060  "890*  3,230      3.456      325  993  400  t67  500  3.450  333  J64  33  1.833     ...*���"-.,  150  ......  ....  ������"���������������  .'.'.".._'.  "586  !;:;:;:;;  .;;"..*.  ";;"      -.  ���        145  7.0  '5��  30   30  106  76  ,%  1,140  40  140  90  10S  79  65     7  J-  40  700  30  55  60  Tt5  6��>,  30  15  589  324  3  so  ���   ���....  73  30  |C  r  500  45  53  X  i  Total, tons  96,600  300,800 508,876 690,419 829,8 <8   ,-.u 548 . 161,337 1.148,337 <.o66,6o>  772 319  331.63.S  33,66t'i  17.555!  10,139 1  Total reduced.. 63.389 J4M39 460,940 697.404 8SJ.*16   ," *��� > WAV MMW l/����6.6i3   37.694J  lip  til' '���'�����  fJv'$'i ���' '  iS'4 8"'-,;- ������  ���(���.;*! ;"  ���**i^  \m : r  ���j'M V, '-.''.���'���'  *H ���?:-  U* ���"���'���-���  i A *       ������  S'v,   8   .. .  ������  W$:  1' '4  t '  .)-, \t ��� ��i .  i'1*' ���$ ��� ��� .���  'UV-.:-  ? :.��-3-..'.'.'  !$������!���������>���  i'pi ���':���'���".  I'M. .��� :  ' ('{ '���:���  ta.:-.-  '. i-  1  !  amassst M:0f%'i  mmm  mr  u  jpfitlii  .  Si  III  People generally-  tell  each  other  about   the  good things.  That is how the merits of  ���BOVRIL"  have become so universally  known. "Bovril1 is a  good thing. It is all the  nourishment of prime beef.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining TournaJ,  honorable, then buying votes will cease;  but that stage is far from being reached  yet.    The   pulpit   fulminates  against  corruption, but the church takes to its  bosom the corrupt politician, provided  he has money and doesn't get caught.  The preacher may denounce corruption  as much as he pleases, but so long as  the church honors the grafter who has  money, so long will such preaching be  empty noise.    The purist may rail on  the politicians who are corrupt in their  public life, but so long as he is ready  to support   his own party when it is  corrupt,  so long will the purist be a  light to attract the grafter rather than  to  warn   him.    We   need   a   higher  standard of personal morality, and not  till we get that will we get a   higher  standard of public morality.  : 1UOU CR (ATDtDiiTS BV T��  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  *r'rao>i*rrx. u. c  T.ALFRED LOVE. Manage*.  T.i.nt.^��M i Bonnes* office No. 14.  Telephone* j M,BH!ert residence. No. 15.  ���OMOurrtoiti m advahcju  Fer Te��i.���......_ ...........  ���1* MonUn.���������...  _    To the United State*, per year���.....���..  ..|s.oa  - * jo  Pembroke  has an organization   for  the purification of elections in Worth  Renfrew.    The   central   officers,    to  gerher  with  DR. AND MRS. BOUCHER  IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA  Interesting Letter from Former  Phoenix Resident.  Following are extracts from a letter,  dated Vienna, Austria, Sept. 9th,  written by Mrs. (Dr.) R. B. Boucher,  formerly of Phoenix, to Mrs. J. L.  J Martin, which will be read with interest by her many friends here:  I have seen so much since I last  wrote you I could fill pages and pages,  had I the time. Certainly it is a great 1  education to travel, and I hope you  will be able to have our experiences  before long. Perhaps you know that  my sister met us in New York, and  was with us for five months, and you  can imagine what a pleasure it was to  have her with us.  We were thirteen days from Phifa-,  delphia to London. While in London  we stopped at a boarding house always  filled with Canadians and Americans,  and while the doctor attended clinics I  "sight saw." I did old London well;  it was a great education to me in art,  paintings, sculpture and architecture.  In Vienna we are in the home of  grand opera. Mrs. Willcox gave us a  letter of introduction to her niece who  is in grand opera here. She is one of  the greatest singers in opera, and sings  in the Emperor's opera house. An  American who has been here a great  .BROILING MEAT & ~ TO Amman  irp.TSAn  One way produces evenly broiled meat and  evenly toasted bread without taxing the  patience of the housewife.   This way is represented by   ��Sask-alta" Range.    The  reason:  oasic-alta" Range has an Automatic Lift Top  (Patented) in addition to regular  Broiler Door; and this team works  for the operator instead of making  her work.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860,000  HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKE, QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFICES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  WK   OFKBK   IrAOIMTlKB   POS8K8SKU  BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  DRAYINQ  Of ul  <'o.    Rapid  ft  rrannfer;   Care'fii  orders.  kin.lH   promptly  ;*P/i'S8 ��n,i jj,-;  yon  coilecffofis and Banpg Business Geiieraiiy  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT AT ALL OFFICES  BHANCilKS   IN  Manitoba,  Alberta and British Coluinhiu.  all Over the World.  The " Sask-ait<T  Way  Another way produces  unevenly broiled meat and  unevenly toasted  bread  and taxes the patience of  the housewife.   This way  is represented  by most  Ranges.     The    reason:  Some Ranges have "only"  a Broiler Door, others have  a  contrivance  like   that  illustrated   in   top  small ���, ., v  drawing; both of which enjoy the distinction  of tiring the arm that holds the broiler and  tiring the eye that directs the arm.  IN   THAT   IMPOBTANT  TKBK1TOKV  *"<>'��� 1%  JAMES G. HcKEOWN.  ROUT. CARSON,0^  Correspondents  'IjntAY  Alt kinds of light and l��avy ,    ''  promptly attended to;   Mintn< \  i'tg a specialty.  UNDER NEW   MANAGEMENT  Hotel ���Alexahtlerli^^SrS  J'honk',,;,'  A. S. HOOD,  P'rc, Ufe aad Accident |DIlf  General Afceot.':.   ������  -   ���  Bank Block, Phoenix, B,C  TUCK   COLLlS  SHAVING PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Phoenix, h.^  Next I7oor to McRae Bros  Knob Mill Av. nue.  H.   McGiJlis,   Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS    |H  CONNECTION  PHOENIX    LOnnp  S. H. m l. f.. to. n  Another Way  ime  American wno nas oeen here a great      L.ndon. Toronto. Montreal, WInnlpei.Vancouver, St..lohn. Hamilton. C^iary  ^**JZZZZ���� ^ZZZZXZSZZ HUNTEB-KENDEIOK  CO., Ltd., Local Agents.  Each township is to have a sub- grpatest p|ace in ^ worJd for opera      ���  ition. ��� anrl    a . ct��-���-./��   ...���!   Phoenix-  Gtccnwood  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m. 1  " *'���.���������  -lower town, 10.00 a.m. J- Standard Tir  Leave   Greenwood      -        3.00 p.m./  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoe.vix Office, With AIcRab Bros., Knob Hill A vie.  Meets every WKDNKSDaY Httnlnj in  Scanri|tia-fan Hall. Old Ironsides avenge  Visiting brethren cordially welcome.  KO. FKHNSTKOM, President.  A. O. JOHNSTON, Kin. f��y.  PHOENIX NEST   j*   ORDER OF OWLS.  Meet* every Thursday Even  INO, at .Miners' Union Hall  ***MMMaN��*��t  I  Cordtil Welcome toBrsthren. Vlit'ing  DAVID  OXLEY.   Pr.ald.ni.  WM.  LOUTTIT, Secretary  rive.  association, and a strong vigilance  committee will watch the party workers.  If any act of corruption or evasion 0/  the election laws is discovered the offender will'be prosecuted,'    '  There are people today who raise 1  a,great hue and cry about politics and]  p0^beiaD^<h^inf^'C<3rrtspt, 'aiill  tne Cry I  We have only been here five days and  you would be surpiised to know how  pany words we have picked.up. , The  doctor took his first lesson in German  yesterday from a 200-lb. Fraulin, and  said he ran all the way home to tell  nlA _rw��f/*rA  K.�� Jav^a* i*_. ��� ���   -���  We  were  in   London all "season,1  [ BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY IMS ORE RECORD I  is 'true1 to' some extent.  politics or anything else can rise higher j other royait;es>  very  than its source.    Politics is corrupt to  th& degree lo which people are corrupt;  _ 1      "i.   nuc   in   i_.uuuon  ��"Mfc?-u!.r|an.d saw  the  KinS and  Queen, and  often.     We   at  no''rnorej" no' less!    There are some  poiiticians'who personally are inclined  to be corrupt and some'are inclined  to be honorable, but they are all largely  governed by existing conditions.    It  is k ver^'doubtful proposition that an  honest   politician   today    commands  greater respect than :the ,grafter.  , The  man who goes into politics with the  firm determination to be as honest in  public affairs^ as  in .private business,  who will neither buy nor sell a vote,  and who will not graft or be grafted,  has.a much harder road to travel than  the man' who 'neither  practises nor  > preaches'these   virtues.    Downright  honesty m politics is a heavy load to  '',���ca��Tr^"f*.lf two candidates fo>- office are  opposed 'to one another;���the one of  whom goes into every bar he comes to,  and   makes   himself   a   good   fellow  generaUyrwho" hands~out'an occasional  five'ror" ten dollar  bill to a doubtful  voter, wbo promises jobs and favors  promiscuously; and the other of whom  refuses to practise these little political  gamesr-r-tbereisoodoubt that the one  has a decided advantage over the other.  The very men' who howl about graft  and corruption will, after the honest  man has been licked, say that he is  no' good anyway.    Even' men  of his  own following will decry him and turn  him down, for a man who has a genius  for what is called practical politics  tended Lord Strathcona's garden nartv  .   ...    .���      ,     ,. fi F*'1/1 nounaary  to the Pan Anglican, and also his first  RossIand  Of   llllv.-.r*��r.*��r,firt�� kifk     .n.ll    _ar  ���        I  Shipment! ��ad Smeller Receipts For Year Is  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary arid Kootenay, and  the receipts of oreat the smelters of  southeastern "British Columbia" tor last  week and for 1908 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK  Boundary 34,778  CHURCH SERVICES  TOMORROW  every   Sunday  iing at 7.30; Sunday School at 2.30  .;   choirVpracticeTjfriday   evening'  The fact is that a large part of the  commuriity is quiie ready to forgive a  man for being successful if his only  cr,me����� manipulating votes, a much  larger part of the community than will  admit it in public. When the public  morals reach the stage that the average  man   thinks the buying of votes  dis-  of July reception���both   swell affairs.  The Franco-British is   fine, especially  the art gallery; and  I  regret  that I  spent so short a time there.    Who do  you   suppose called to sea us?���Dr.  Gordon.     He  came at   lunch   time,  and he and doctor talked till nearly six J  o'clock.  He is much stouter and looks  fine.    Neither  he  nor   Dr.   Boucher  smokes now.    Doctor says he, gave it  up because he can think   better.    Dr.  Gordon has been travelling on the continent a great deal, and expects to return to Vancouver as a  specialist on  internal diseases. '   My sister and I   took a run through  Scotland." And, my? but that was the  choicest, bit  of all   our   sight-seeing.  We had a very rough passage  crossing  the  channel   though.    We   came   by  Harwickand the Hook of Holland.  Our   boat rolled sometimes until we  really thought it would roll right over.  We were both sick, but I slept pretty  well, notwithstanding the dishes  were  smashing   in   all   directions   outside.  Funny,' I had always heard  that cross-  ing.the channel was had, and supposed  we had encountered the'-usual thing.  But the papers have since been full of  the "terrible storm" of  Monday  night  when we crossed, and the many shipwrecks, gallant rescues, etc.; so we are  pretty thankful that we got here safely.  We saw the Cologne cathedral on  our  way here, and it is magnificent; men  look  so tiny walking beside it.   We  came  down   the   Rhine and  it was  beautiful.   But you know we were used  to grand   scenery  in   B.C., so  I-saw  nothing   remarkable   about   it.    The  women here dress splendidly, so well i  tailored���such a contrast with parts off  London's poverty stricken   My dear friend, write me soon; we  get the Pioneer, but long for a letter  from you. Our plans now are to stay  here until after Christmas and then go  home via London.  East Columbia River  TotaI 43.'18  1,324,854  SMELTER    RECEIPTS   Granby   B.C. Copper Co. ..  Dominion Cop. Co.  Trail   Northport (LeRoi)..  Marysville   Total      2i,68r  10,848  8,838  2,272  786,852  224,203  21,872  2'i,r54  65."4  5.73��  Methodist���Service  eveni  p.m , ���,r.- ,_...��.-,   W.V.IM1IK  7.30; Sunday^Qct. 4th subject "Light''.  Geo E. Strachan.  S t VA ndrewV���P����ehy terian^jC h urch  Preaching *'. 'Service ,',��tomorrow v at  7:30  p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:06 a.m.".A cordial welcome  toall.. Rev.'Sathuel 'Lun'die, Pastor  Catholic���Church of Our   Lady or  the   Good   Counsel.-���Divine   Service  every 2nd and   4th   Sunday  of each  month.    Holy Mass, ro a.m.   Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m.    Vespers and Bene  diction     7:30    p.m.      Father    T.    A,  Redard. O.M.I. Pastor  ~ DEANE'S HOTEL I   DANNY DEANE, Proprietor. %  .. This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by ^g  hot water and'well furnished throughout ,for the7'^ccoimrrioa*at"t"0"n ~^g  of the public.    Everything   Neat,  Clean  and Up-to-Date.    Meals   ^  KingEdward Lodge, No.3c  A. F. and A.M.  KexularcoruinunlcationSp.nl.     Se.  ond Thursday of each month.  KmerKent mcetinga aacalled;Ma��oni'  Hall. McHale Block.  V. M.3HBRBIN0,  :    Secretary.  T. KODERICK,  W.AI.  served at all houm, spooial   attention   being  given   the  Diningroom.   ������  Centrally Located on  the  Bridge,  Fifth  Street, Pndcnlx;  STEAM .HEATED. ELECTRIC J=JGHTING. TELEPHONE   4*      ���.��.... ...\��. i cmrHONE   48.     ���^>  I. O. O. F.  8NOWSHOK LODGK No. .6  Meet* every Monday Kventug  al Miners' Hal  I'iaitiiiK brethren cordially Invited.  W. A.PlCKAUD Noble t>raiid.  W. K. H^slop, Kecoid. Sec>.  T. A   Love, Per. F-naii. tfecy.  PliOKNlX   AEHIE   XO   1SS  t PkTE/r'A'iSS Meets in Union Hall  Tue^day evening*.  Viailing    brother*  always wtkorar  f   Wkir, W. P.  Uarrv Jamkk,  W. Se<-  43^39 1,314,925  Official records of lode gold production in British Columbia show a total  value of $45,070,717 for 15 years,  1893-1907. The minimum yearly  total was in 1893, when it was $23,-  404. The! maximum was in 1905 with  a total of $4,933,102. The average  for ten years, 1898-1907, is $4,077,002.  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date .Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N; Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam   **    Heated  K.ofP.L0D(.E,No.28   PHOENIX, B.C   Meeta every Tuesimy  EvKNi.vo     :    : :  Sojourning: Brother* Ccrdla'l)  We1 '  V. C. GRAHAM. 0.C  elcometl.  R. H. McCRACKHN,  K. of R. s.  Up-to-t he-Minute  PRINTING  JA/V113S flARSHALL, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  [AVING  just added  a   large number  of  font;  leidlef  Hoel of Boundary'* te��dln|  Hlolng Caap  s   Of  Hotel Balmoral  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   F.)  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE.  Woodburn, Wootlburn   Fractional, and  Lucky  shot Fractional Mineral Claim*, situate in the  Grand Fork* Jilntng  Division  of Yale Dl.trlct  Where Incited���On Fourth ofjuty Creek.  TAKE NOTICU that I, Svdnky  MJon.vso.f,  actinjf a.�� agent for (ulics Carsov, Free Miner'!  Certificate  No. B. 3193,  Intend, sixty daj�� from  clatt hereof, to apply (0 the Mining R. cordcr Tor  a Certificate of Improvement*, for thr purpose of  obtaining a Croirn Grant of the above claim  And lurther take nolle- that action, under section 37, most be commenced before the iasunnce  ofauch Certificat. brimproveiueiits.  Oatedthla t4th day of ..ugust, A.D., 190.S.  CVX>.VHY M. JOHNSON.  the Latest Type and appointments,   the Pioneer  is now better than   ever  equipped   to   turn   out  "Up-to-the-Minute"  Printing.      Our  increased   facilities for fine commercial printing,   catalogue and book J. f||  work enables us to produce a quality of printing not  excelled by city print shops.        : :        ; : :  The Pioneer has the only electrically operated  Presses in the Boundary, and is prepared to execute  all  orders with  rtew ��nd Dp-to-dnte  Oontr��lly Located,  Good Sample Kooma.  Onrnor Knob Hill Ave., and First 8t  PHOENIX, B. C.  ���JoHASTER  Proprlotor.  THE  It is expected that in a week or ten  days Mr. F. A. Ackland, Secretary of  the Department of Labor, will be  appointed Deputy Minister of Labor,  succeeding Mr. Mackenzie King. Mr. i  Ackland was' formerly western repre-1  jsentative of the Toronto Globs. j  neatness  and  despatch.     No job too  big,  none too small.  [CAN MINING REVIEW  BMTABMSHKI)    IN     18DO.  THE   MOST  PAPER   IN  PRACTICAL  MINERS'  THE   WORLD. ^ jsr  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   P.)  CERTIFICATE OF~IMPROVEMKNTS  N.OTIC K.  Monaich   Finctlonat,    Gem    Fractional   nii't  Aetna  Frnctional mineral claim., ihe Monarch  Fraclional  rainrrnl claim   being situate  in Hie  Grand Forks Mining Division of British Colum-  b-n,  and the Gem Fractional   and the   A'liin  Fractional being situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division or British Columbia.  Wheie located���In Greenwood enmp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, David Whiteside, of the  City of Grand Forks, British Columbia, agent for  the Granby Consofdated, Mining   Smeltinc &  Power Company. Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No B10T51, intend, sixty days from the dale  hereof, to apply  to the  Mining Recorder for n  Certificate of Improvements, for the purp"5'' ��f  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe.above claim".  And further in Ice notice tl-nt action under Section yi, must be commenced before the i suniice  '���faucli .:ertificaieof rmprovemeiiH. Dalrd this  loth day of September, A D., 19x8.  A.   M.   WHITHSIDK.  PHOEiNIX * PIONEER  PRODUCERS  OF   FINE   PRINTING  It' gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated; on subjects of real practical interest to  the everyday mining man. : :        :        :.       ;        . . .        .  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JUST RIOHT.        |  83   PBR   YEAR-9AMPLE   ON   RKQUB8T.  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  Bal(pllof5pni]?$:!;  [SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Vfl&.Thc most perfectly appointed Health  slid Pleasure Resort In the West, with a coin-  pleteaystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curaliv:  properties of  ta watera ere iiuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus-  .���ularTroub.r.  For Heni'igall  Kidney, Liver and Stomach  . lilmeuts.  For Uliminating all MttallltPolsona from th  <ystem  The grandeur ol ihe scenery Is unrivalled  Uouu(nlns,snow peaks, forests,lakes,waterfalls.  'Mating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursir ns  tennis. Its winter climate Is unsurpassed for  muVdaesB vibdv u.iMTnuir  HAKRT MCINTOSH,  Fxccristor*  Ii3 F-' SiMSiTtf ^JftrjTVftfflOTffWjiBllMPfrJ-'ifStitBiwitB n ��� I  1  THE PHOENIX .PIONEER.  IS BETTER THAN  ARGHJENT  The world-wide fame of Mother  Seigel's Syrup is based on the evidence  of men and women whom it hits cured  of indigestion, biliousness, constipation,  headaches, sleeplessness, flatulence,  nervous depression, anaemia, and other  disorders of the stomach, liver and  kidneys. ���Compounded of roots, and  j>rbs," Mother Seigel's Syrup contains  digestive ferments and gentle tonics for  the stoninch, liver and kidneys. These  qualities render it invaluable toall who,  through unhealthy surroundings,  6edentnry occupation, worry, overwork,  or climiitlo changl'S, lack the vitnlity  which only good food, well digested,  can supp'y. When you nre tortured  ���with iiuflgestion, so that yon can't eat,  can't work, can't think, can't sleep, you  should at once give Mother Seigel's  Syrup a trial. Tens of thousands of  people testify to the curative qualities  possessed by' Mother Seigel's Syrup  because it h:'.s cured them. Profit by  their experience !���������'. -"   '  Here is s ma proof: ��� Mr. Christy  Biittersow, M.i'iqu, Inverness Co. N.S.,  writing ou August 13th, ryoS, sttys :���  About ci h'.een months ago I took a  severe cold, while at work near Marble  Mountain, C 15. Neglect; brought, on  frequent lietdtiches, a racking, cough  ���nd a sore side. While visiting a friend  et Lake Ainslie, I was, induced to take  Mother Seigel's Syrup. In a short time  my cough vanished and apart from  obtaining a curb, I increased my weight  by thirteen pounds.  Trice, lib cts. n bottle.   Sold everywhere.  A.J. While & Co., 1,U1., Montreal.  Capper Statistics.  The statistical position of copper for  the first eight months of 1908 shows as  fo||ows On pound"):  Total production for eight  months  .   659,000,000  Exports for the first eight  months ...... ..... .   466,000,000  Leaving for domestic consumption       19-1,000,000  Domestic consumption at present is  estimated by leading trade authorities  at about 35,000,000 pounds per month,  and it is claimed that during the early  part of the year���January and February, particularly���domestic consumption was not in excess of 20,000,000  pounds per month.  This would indicate an average consumption in this country for the first  eight months of this year of 27,500,-  000 pounds per month, or a total of  220,000,000 pounds, as against available production of 193,000,000 pounds,  showing an absorption from stocks of a  possible 27,000,000 pounds.  During the same period, however,  _ stocks.bf copper in__Eurnpe, as represented by the visible supply, have increased materially, the actual increase  being 21,000 long tons, or 47,000,000  pounds, which would indicate that the  total production of coppei has not been  absorbed by 20,000,000 pounds.  It should he considered, however,  that the August production of copper  ���99,000,000 pounds���was the largest  month's production of the year, but  this copper will not be available until  October.  Exports of copper fur the month of  August amounted to 26,000 tons, or  58,000,000 pounds, which would leave  for domestic consumption about 41,  000,000 pounds, which is probably not  very, much in excess ol the copper now  going into consumption in this country.  PRINCERUPERT  BY PHOENICIAN  Looks Goods to Former City Clerk.  Interesting Observations by M.  M. Stephens After Two  Months' Residence.  McCague, who is well known in the  Boundary, having lor years operated  the stage line between Phoenix and  Creenwood, and who had ihe second  cabin in Knoxville, having been a resident since the firs', tells me that he  has never seen a man broke or hungry  during the time he has been here.  Such yarns appear lo have been created  by men whose imaginations exceeded  their veracity. The only objection, as  nearly as I can learn, that laboring  men have to working here is the scale  of wages paid by contractors on the  railw  ���ay.  Phoenix Railway Tlmetible.  C. P.  R.  Leaves (or Eholt and Nelson, 2.10 p.m.  Arrives     .. .. ..     6.00 p.m.  ORKVF  NORTHERN,  leaves for Grand Forks- and  Spokane ,, ..    8.55 a.m.  Arrives     .. .. ..     6.30 p.m  The Knock-out Blow.  Th�� blow ���which knocked out Corbett  wis a revelation to the prize fighters.  From the earliest days of tho ring the  knock-out blow was aimed for the jaw,  the temple or the jugular vein. Stomach  punches were thrown in to worry and  weiiry the fighter, but If a scientific man  hod told one of. tho old fighters that the  most vulnerable spot was the region of  the stomach, he'd have laughed at him  for an ignoramus. Dr. Pierce is bringing  horaa to the public a parallel fact; that  U��<J sNomacVIs the most vulnerable organ  out of\he pnw> ring as well as In jt. We  protectbur hajMfl, throats, feet and, lungs*  but thoWWtaGbhNvo oro utterly |pd!fTer*  ent to, until dlseKsAtlnds the solar plexus  and knocks us out^ Make your 8tpmacK  round and. Btropct bv 'tho J '������-  The following letter to the editor of  the Pioneer from M. M. Stephens, formerly Phoenix city clerk and treasurer,  will be read with interest by his many  friends and others interested in the G.  T. P. terminus:  Dear Editor,���A'though it is now  nearly two months since I left Phoenix,  and you probably have given up hope ol  hearing from me regarding the outlook  in Prince Rupert, you will perhaps  I'pardon my delay when I tell you that  I have been busily employed everyday  since coming, during which time in  addition to doing some business, more  thin I hud expected to do during the  whole winter season, we have built,  all alone, an office with sleeping accommodations, 14x24, all double  boarded and papered, shingled and  ceiled, and since there were no horses  available we had to carry our material  a distance of from 200 to 400 yards.  And lo make matters worse my household goods and office furniture have  not yet arrived, and I was obliged to  build some furniture for my office.  After thirteen years straight office work,  work of this kind looked pretty rough,  but I was big enough and contraty  enough to do it, and went at it, and  after a few days felt strong enough for  any kind of work. '  Prince   Rupert, notwithstanding all  reports to the contrary,  looks good���  to me at least.    We have a population,  including Knoxville and  Vickersville,  both of which are in the townsite, which  should be considerably   in  excess   of  that   of  Phoenix, a great number ol  whom   are   former   residents   of  the  Kootenays and the Boundary, and as  the saying goes, not a man of them  has   "cold    feet"    The   townsite   is  rolling in contour, but one which with  reasonable expenditure in the making  of aiieets;;eic., wiiroeamo'tigth'e finest  in the province.    The harbor is completely   land locked, deep and practically   all   that  could be desired as a  harbor.    Taking the situation generally,  it looks to me like a fitting site for the  terminus of a transcontinental railway.  Everybody is anxiously awaiting the  opening  of   the   townsite,   for  nearly  everyone is a squatter and consequently  unsettled.     Railway construction is not  progressing   as   rapidly as it would if  there   were more men for  the crews,  but the situation is improving.  The   weather,   rather  the   climate,  which so sorely hurts many of the good  people of our coast and other cities to  the south, and which I think I have  seen   commented   upon    unfavorably  even  in the columns of the Pioneer,  may not be all that might be desired,  and is something on which  I will refrain from passing a positive opinion  upon,   since   my   residence   here   has  been for a short time only, suffice it  to say at this writing that I have seen  much worse weather in Kootenay and  Boundary  at the same season of the  year, and unless it proves much worse  than I expect,  I  may  be a long time  in Prince Rupert belore I leave on account of the climate.    I have enjoyed  perfect health since I arrived, and the  fact that there is little or no sickness  in a place the size ol this one, without  sanitary appliances, should not rt fleet  with  discredit upon the climate.  I have read in some of our papers  of laborers digging clams on the beach  to keep body and soul together because  there was no work for them, but since  I have been here 1 have failed to s^e  a hungry man, or one who could not  get   work    if  he  wanted   it.    Jimmy  In   many ways  Prince  Rupert is a  novel   town.    The   townsite   has   not  yet been placed on the market, only a  small   portion being  as   yet surveyed  although ihe survey parties have been  increased and the work is being pu<hed  rapidly now, yet it has a population in  excess  of  many   of the incorporated  cities of the province.    It  has a citizens' 'committee, which attends to street  improvements and public affairs, etc.,  with money voluntarily subscribed by  its citizens, and spent apparently to the  satisfaction of the residents, and before  this reaches  you will have a fire department.    There is   not  a   licensed  hotel or saloon in the placr-, is as orderly and even more orderly than many  of our older cities with their police and  police courts, and crime is as yet unknown in the place,    Most of its residents are of the class, that, in the hope  of improving their circumstances, are  courageous  enough   to undertake the  hardships of pioneering in a new town,  such   as    this  one,   which   the   fainthearted never see, for they never pass  some   of  our   more   southerly   coast  cities,    where   they   tell   of  proposed  overhead   sewage  and   water   systems  made necessary because there  is  no  earth, but solid   rock to   the surface;  yet they also tell you that good streets  will be impossible here because it is  all swamp and mire.  Prince Rupert is certainly knocked  in the southern portion of the province,  but, notwithstanding, there are those  even there who have confidence in the  great future of the place; and in Prince  Rupert itself there are none who have  not that confidence. The place is now  weil supplied with business houses and  prices are reasonable. I think nearly  every necessity and every luxury, except boose, is cheaper than in Phoenix,  fuel alone excepted. Fuel is higher  on account of the limited facilities of  handling it.  I have written much here to correct  erroneous statements, made at random  by the uninformed, and not in a spirit of  boosting for.a_place..which has.a location only on the map and in which all  the residents, with one or two exceptions,   are  squatters.    The   time   has  not arrived for boosting, and while I  am glad I came when I did,  I would  not advise people, who might be less  fortunate in securing business, to come,  except as. sight-seers, before the town  has been opened to the public.    Sight  seers and travellers,   and   in   fact  all  others, can get as good hotel accommodation  in   Prince   Rupert   as anywhere on the coast and need fear no  inconvenience   in this direction; they  may   have  to   bring   their "morning's  morning" with them, but all hotels are  well stocked with blankets.  In the above I have taken up so  much room with a denial of libelous  reports that I feel I would be imposing  upon good nature to write more at  this time, but should this prove of  interest, and you desire it later, I shall  be glad to briefly, at a future writing,  state as accurately as I can some of th<  resources which we expect to make  Prince Rupert one of the leading  cities   of  this   province.���Very   trul>  > ours,  M. M. Stkimiens.  Prince Rupett, B.C.,  Sept.  21.  Life��� A Literary Curloualiy.  The following remarkable compilation is by Mrs. H. C. I) Miiing. Each  line is a quotation front si une standard  author, and represents the result of  years of-laborious search among the  voluminous writings of thirty-eight  poets.  1. Why all this toil for triumphs of  an hour?  2. Life's  a  short ���summer, man's  a  flower,  3. By turns we catch the vital breath  and die���-,  4. The cradle  and the tomb, alas !  so nigh '  5. To be is better far than not to be.  6. Though all men's lives may seem  a tragedy.  7. But light cares speak when mighty  griefs are dumb.  8. The    bottom    is    but    shallow  whence ihey come.  9. Your fate is but the common fate  of all.  10. Unmingled joys to no man here  befall.  11. Nature to each allots its proper  sphere.  12. Fortune makes (oily her particular care.  13. Custom does not often reason  overrule.  14. And throw a cruel sunshine on  a fool.  15. Live well; how long or short,  permit to heaven.  16. They who forgive most shall be  most forgiven.  . 1 7, Sin may be clasped so close we  cannot see its face���  18. Vile intercourse, where virtue  has no place,  19'. Then keep each passion down,  however dear.  ao. Thou pendulum betwixt a smile  and tear.  21. Her sensual snares led faithless  pleasures lay.  22. With craft and skill to ruin and  betray. '  23. Soar not too high to fall, but  stoop to rise.  24. We masters grow of all thai we  despise.  25. Oh, then, renounce the impious  se'f-esteem !  26. Riches have wings and grandeur  is a dream.  27. Think   not   ambition, wise  because 'tis brave.  28. The paths of glory lead  tut to  the grave.  29. What is ambition?   Tis a glorious cheat���  30. Only   destructive  to, the   brave  and great.  31. What's all this gaudy  glitter of  a crown.  32    The   way   of   bliss  lies nut  on  beds ul down  33. How   long   we live,  not  years  hut actions tell���  34. That man lives twice  who lives  his first life well.  35. Make, then, while yet you  may,  >our God your liiend.  36   Whom' Christians   worship,  yei  not coniptehjiid.  37. The   trust   that's  given,  guard,  and 10 yourself he j'ist.  3S.   For live we how wo can, vet d'e  we inuM.  .The lines are contributions (ro.n: 1  Young, 2 Dr. Johnson, 3 I'ope, 4  Prior, 5 Sewell, 6 Spencct, 7 Danie1, 8  Sir Walter Scott, 9 Longfellow, 10  Southwell, 11 Congrevc,, 1 2 'Churchill,  13 Rochester, 14 'Armstrong, 15 Milton, 16 Bailey, 17 Trench, 18 Somer-  ville, 19 Thompson, 20 Byron, 21  Suiollet, 22 Crabbe, 23 Masstnger, 24  Cowper, 25 Beattie, 26 Cowper, 27 Sir  Walter Deverant, 28 Gray, 29 Willis,  30 Addison, 31 Dryden, 32 Francis  Charles, 33 Watkins, 34 Herrick, 35  William Mason, 36 Hill, 37 Dana, 38  Shakespeare.  (J. S. Buying Copper.  Again the United States government  is in the market for copper. Bids have  been asked in supplying 375,000  pounds of lake copper, and responses  have been received from the United  Metals Selling company at 14 cents,  Quincy Mining company at 13.95  cents, and from the Nassau Smelting  and Refining company at 13.90 cents  per pound. The metal is to be used  in the ordnance department. It has  been some months since the government has purchased copper and Uncle  Sam is gladly welcomed back into, the  market.      ���     '  Patronize hom ; industry and smoke  "Boundary"cigar; union made, Havana  filled.  Spokane National Apple Show.  Fifty thousand square feet of apples  will he on display at Spokane during  the national apple show to be held  here December 7 to 12 inclusive, this  year. It will be the largest collection  of apples ever placed on exhibition,  and to house them, the big armory  building and an additional structure  five times as great as the armory will  be needed. Apples of all the standard  winter varieties will, be included in this  display, and every style of pack and j  wrap will be demonstrated.  Ruater'c Philosophy.���XLV.  Resolved, that aunt eaters are all  riuht in their place, so ate uncle eaters.  Everything' is all right in its place.  That's the law of nature. You are all  pyht in your place. But each one  should he in his place. A mule doesn't  belong on a race track, nor Mr: Stingy  1'ightw-id doe-ti't l.elong in heaven,  lie won't gel 'here either. Old Cross-  patch belongs in 'he mad house. He  will get there. If you don't think that  vnu are in your place get out of it.  Nothing is stopping you, hut  yourself.  Did you ever think what your ad in  the newspiper is doing for you? When  you close your store in the evening  and go home to your family and fire-  -ide, not thinking about your business  at all, then it is that the paper is being  pored over in hundreds of homes���the  homes from which your trade is drawn.  And there ts your ad domg its work  silently, but surely, and if you have  taken the pains to make it attractive  its work will be all the more attractive.  This is repelled over and over again,  and is no doubt what inspired some  writer to call newspaper advertising  a "silent drummer."  Mr. L. A. Cote, Assistant Manager  Hotel Victoria, Quebec, Canada,' writes  a letter to the Peruna Drug Mfg.. Con  given below:  Try Pioneer job depart, for results.  AFTER USING PE-RU-NK  I AM COMPLETELY CUBED  Mr.   L.  A.   Cote, Assistant Manager  Hotel Victoria, Quebec, Can., writes:  '"''I suffmrmd with  catarrh  for  about might yars, and-have tried  many physicians or specialist* for this'  ���ickness, and never obtained any relief; 1  It was only after using your Ptruna medicine that I begun to get; better.   I' have  <used ten bottles up till now, and^arn glad  ,to say tliatl am completely ciiredjul anv"  'glad'to let the public know it. ; A good)  thing is never too dear. "���;'1        .-si.  ''.  We have on file many testimonials  like the one given here:   Probably .in��';'  other physician  iri  the 'world has>���re-'  ceived st'ich a volume of  enthusiastic^  letters ot   thanks  as Dr.   Hartman'for  Iferuna. '     _;���'������ : ���'��� ���'"'���' .���'<<������������''  FIRE,       UFB  ���������,'\.!A,NI��,-r."-ST-  ACC1DKMT.  D. J. Matheson  insurance agent  Fidelity   bonds.      m ' .      ��� platk oiass  COVlUlSSKMUft    FOR   TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX.   B.C.  Dominion Av��., Near City Hall. |  PHOENIX, B. C  Cm.~��s��c and Other Rigs, Horses and, Saddles ,  For Any Part "of the" Boundary. "Express and.-..;  Baggage   Transfer  Given   Prompt  Attention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Shat* of th�� Public Patronage Sottcttsis.  'PHOHB 17  (*msx*xsx*x5  Sffff&SO  Phoenix Market.  Dtsexs*  'PhMft 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Having taken over the business of the Dominion Hotel,  the undersigned will endeavor to keep the Dominion  the leading hotel in the premier Boundary mining camp.  Choice Liquors and Cigars���Dining Room Under  Personal Direction  Every Convenience for Commercial Trade  J. B- BOONU & MASSEY  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season : :  To date eight million bushelsof this  season's wheat crop in western Canada  have been inspected, eighty per cent,  being high grade milling wheat. Last  year up to this dale only one million  bushels had been inspepfed, and it was  largely low grade.  I JOHN APPLEBY  I Contractor  and  Builder f  TELEPHONE   A-5B. 2  ���^~s��nVach.�� Mutton,  or  dyspepsia, torpid liver, bad, thin and lm-  pure blood and other diseases of the or  gans of digestion and nutr lion.  The "Golden Medical Discovery has*  apociflc curative effect upon all mucous  ohrfaces and hence cures catarrh, no  ma tor whero located or what stage t  Stave reached. In Nasal Catarrt, it  la wpII to cleanse the passages with Vr.  SaSCatarrh Remedy fluid Y,hlIe.ursi"g  ^-Discovery �� as u constitutio.,al rem-  edv Why tho "Golden Medical "����"  trl'�� cures catarrhal diseases, as of the  sSmaXbowels, bladder and other PeMo  ����r tiSi ?o?SsMi tCwri"  horsing lis Ingredient.and explainng  their ^MlYZiA3.V. Pierce,  feSatoTY ThlJCktot gives all the  ISutfalo, a. *. ,x, ,���,_ T��r Pierces  Ingredients entering n^.. ^ J^at  medicines from which it w 11 be suen u  they contain not a drop of ��^��^S  trlplo-reflnwl glycerine being used ir^wan.  Dr. Pierce's B^J^SK^SdvlS  trated Common Sense  Meoicai^  COMFORT & QUALITY  IN   FOOTWEAR  Dealer in Rough and Dressed Lumber  Estimates Furnished  All   I^inds   of  Repair   Work   Done  Office and Yard on  All    Orders  Receive  Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all  the other  principal Gitiea and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary ���.  NELSON, B.C. GKEENWOOD, B.C.  Jsi������������������  THERE'S  SATISFACTION  IN SMOKING THE   ^   >*�� ^  *6  I 0!d Ironsides Ave.,  1'iri-ei't. your health by proleciinu >������>"'��� f--H���' ��'  Shoes are roin and bunion di ett>r��. !.������! ��-s ,"1 e  jour si nice to measure, and you w'" l"m' '"'"*  (0 fort in wearing -hoe.-.    Ruiibfiu-tion Cunrai.U-.-d,  Large Stock  of fine  BOOTS  AhD SHOES,  RUBBERS, etc., to select Jrom   MINERS' BOOTS,   MITTS   AND  GLOVES ARE SPECIALTIES.  Phoenix, B. C i  PHOENIX  fc^w  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North  in Summer.  BOWAIIV"  CIGAR  SOLD EVERYWHERE  ASK FOR IT. o> > j*  la Recognized  by   all   bs tlie  "BEST BEER'IN THEJOUNDARY.  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  .A. T. TURANO, Proprietor.  WHY?   Because its  manufacturers  emi'K ��H of Uieir energy to  the  Miming out of a  perfect  Beer  from  the b��wt  materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICK, KTC PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.    Biner & Sons  ilPa^laiWsKlirBWi'iiiWiiilusi  ���Wi*��w/VMnarm9'v*r*mU~~~-~. . -  Greenwood   Liquor   Co,  We furnish the trade all over the   boundary   with  the Choicest Importtd and Domestic  ��\   Wines�� Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we   can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, li   C.  .;��� Tfff  ������'111  .. .'���. ��� I ��� '0 s  ��� il  ��� ��� ?-?�����������  ���- tf 1,  ���'= lit  '���-I'M-  ��������� ��.  ���������' jftg'  04  ; & % ���  ��� ���iS; '/</  ;���$���!  T-'..;r|  1  I  p.l  ���11  m  I  y|  I ' f  .  IP'  I fa  m  S^^^j^  ���4'  ���if  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Hlf Of (IIOi-G,�� IHU' '(MB fOR (gmrrj  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF   TOPICS   OK   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS,  TAXES IN TBC ROSSIAND ASSESSMENT DISTRICT.        j^WWWWfVvWMWW,  from   Mclntom-  LIST  ABOVE   MENTIONED      ���"*���"'""���"�����r!!~,*':H-* ac  Order your   wood  'ney.    Phone B -V.  ror a mild,   free drawing dear,   the  "Boundary" is the best     "  Rry wood   in   car   lots.      Apply to  OWHTBK.  GREENWOOD MINING DIVISION  "' .. . SAM! OF CLAIiT. ���    tnr  v��    I -  [Arcadia ...  Astoria..,.  Baltimore..  Barbara.  ! Bee ..   Bengal .....  Rosenhaapt, Sidney......  .i  Rosenhaupt, Sidney ;...  Moody, John A   .;���.   Naden, G.R.,and Caulfield, J. J..   Holbrook,  D. A, Oliver, F.  H.,  and {  Dougherty, Mary G... ..... )  Machin, Henry T. .������'.   Kane,Michaeffl.,Nelson,J.W. Price,) j  M. T., Parry,  Evan, ��nd Morrison > iBluejay   L��wrence S  )j  Machin. Henry T...................... Bristol   Kinney, Charles..-...'J ............. Bulldog   Kinney, Charles..     '.' Bull Dog Fraction  Dominion Copper Co., Ltd ...';.. C. O. D ,  Combination M. and M. Co.... ,  .. Combination   Und, A. T.; Bel). Charles ST.; McKen-  r!��. �������������.��u. ���=���-. 1 >���" ��    "      ���      ��� )r.  Coronation   , ... *., ucii, uimne�� ix.; aiCJven-y  zi*>, Kenneth; Fuller, H.V.; Snyder, (  B'.M.; Bunting H., and estate of A. I  Ferguson  '  Riter.G.............    ..'-.'   Dominion Copper Co., Ltd . ���......  Bormdary-Elkhorn M. Co., Ltd., N.P.L.  Mackenzie. Wm., and Sutherland, H...  Matthews, John   Lontier, Leon ;..���...  Dominion Copper Co., Ltd   Gold Bug Mining Co., Ltd .......  Williams, W.R.; Cameron, D. A., and?  Mann, D. D.-..;........;  J  Sanson, C.W.H., and Madden, M. F...  Haas, J. C. and McNicol, Jas.........  Naden, G. R.......;...v;vx... .���������.-��� -  Spokane-Boundary Minin/ Co  Macy, W., and Law, V7. M  Copperopolig   Crown Siluer..  .  Elkhorn...........  Enterprise.,.   F.ureka Fraction..  Firet Chance ....  Florence Fraction  Gold Bug   Gold Eagle   Gold Finch........  Great Hesper..*.'.".'  Honiestake ','....  La Plaza .......',.,  Last Chance.  Little Chief.....'"  Morrison Mines, Ltd., Crane, G.T., )   Little Buffalo Fraction..  and Fraser, J. 8. C ..I  if orris, W: H., and Beck with, Jas ��� Lygia   Benerman,Spencer,and Clough Em in a L. Moonlight.........   ...'.'  Rosenhaupt, Sidney Morning Star   Morrison Mines, Ltd,  Morrison   Coagriff, C, and Mclntyre, M [Mullen  Livingston, Thos. Dickason   Matthews, John   Norria, W. H., and Beckwith, Jas..  King. Thomas   Dominion Copper Co., Ltd   Dominion rv>��r>��.�� ��~>~    t.>  Dominion Copper Co., Ltd.  Riter, G., and Beauchine F  Preston '.'.  Pntnam   JQueen .'  S. F. Fraction  Standard   'Stemwinder...  Sycamore   Rossland, B. C., October 4th, IQo8.  Before   buying your furniture else-  where, call on R. I.Gardner.  Houses   for sale or rem���apply to  McAuliffe, the tailor, Dominion ave.  Munio and Ltbby will  shortly start  The new O p d   , i i  ������     r       I ��" a selli"s tol,r wi,h lheir art pictures.  '"��= new C.P.R. telegraph line from       r ,.  Phoenix to Eholt is now completed.      ��� James,   Su'����'ers has  been laid   up  Th��   ..     i t,lls weck wu" blood poisoning in his  ihe   regular   session   of   the   city foot.                                            k  council will  be held next Wednesday ,���           ,   .  evening. " oman desires position as cook or  Port wine and Caret, specially  se-1 Sef^    ^^  "��� Alexanderf  Born���In Phoenix, on Wednesday,  Sept. 30th, to Mr. and Mrs I. Rundle  a daughter.  ROSE HATPINS  HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW MKTALISKD R0SF  HAT PINS-MADE FROM GENUINE rosp*'  ALSO CARNATIONS, SWEET PEAS, HEADS Jf  WHEAT,  Etc.      ^      ._  E. A. BLACK,  THE   JEAVHLF^  lected for family trade; 75c. per bottle  at Hotel Brooklyn.  _ L>r.-(Simmons, dentist, will beat his  Phoenix office, bank block, Oct. .0 to  ��3ih.    Phone An S.  Plantation songs, the old favorite  melodies, and popular dance music-  next Tuesday evening.  The residence of Messrs. Summers  and Appleby on Ironsides avenue is  now anout completed.  The Brooklyn hotel has just received  a consignment of selected wines from  S��t. Catherines���port, sherry  Don't miss ihe dance next Tuesday  evening; n promises to be one of the  enjoyable events of the season.  1. o"Pt;.TColeman a��d Party of the C.  I.K., Ndson, were in Phoenix on  Sunday on an inspection trip.  ���The Holy City," wtth Harold  Nelson as Monus, will be played in  1 hoenix opera house on Oct.  2 fth'  Messrs. ' Miles' and Meecheam' of  Greenwood took- over the business of  the J hoen.x Steam Laundry co.npanv  ��n Saturday.' K /  The local fire brigade had a practice  alarm turned in on Wednesday evening  It was valuable in locating defects in  the service.  If it is a question of price���then,  all things considered, "Salada" is the ���  greatest tea value for the money paid,  for experience has proven that "Sadada"  (packed in airtight lead packets) is  tea excellence.  ��� Og^rs_and^Tobaccos    I  1 Shots at Passing Shadows I [g  OLD   KAVORITKS  "Will ye no come back again,"-'!'. B.  "For ye'll tak the high road and IM j  tak the low   road"���for   the   "longest  way round is the shortest way homb;"|  eh, George.  WK make ;t special I v of CIGARS AND TOBACCOS,  and carry a variety of the best brands  '���.-������    +  Confectionery  THE PURE MATERIALS used in the manufacture  of our Candies imparls an unusually rich and  pleasing taste. Try them if you want the best  in Sweets. ���    ���    +    ���    ���    ���*�� . ���    ���    ���    +   +  AL. ALNSTROM,.;^!  ���<2>       -^.       <k-       HBADQUARTKRS    FOR   ML/SICA!.   INSTRUMENTS.  Wedding bells will soon be ringing  here.���Eholt Times.  ��*��  The latest issue of Heart and Hand  confers the title "Handsome Johnny"  on- ? ?  J  J. KIRKUP, Collector.    Smirrnv   vi>��,u..    ..  ^~ x���   ���*�����������  ioneer {oj* Fins Commercial Priiitihg  [burnt leather  souvenir goods  WE have the finest assortment of BURNT LEATHER  GOODS in town, including a variety of beautiful Souvenirs  with Phoenix and  Boundary views.  PICTORIAL POST CARDS  ^  (Miners' Union Hall  TUESDAY  Ev'g, Oct. 13  First Class Music  The Ethopian Orchestra (including  Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo and Piano)  are under special engagement for the  occasion.  See the line of fine Rattan Arm  Rockers we have at the very special  prices of $5 and $5.50. "Binns, the  Furniture ;\an."  The last of the geohgical suivey  party under Messrs. I.eRoy and Boyd  left town this week having Concluded  their work in camp.  Don't forget when you are in need  of furniture that I have a full stock of  up-to-date goods at moderate prices���  'Binns, the furniture man."  Road Inspector Spraggett has been  having the old Anaconda road to Wellington camp repaired this week and  it is now in pretty gddd���s,hape.- --- ^  The fight pictures of the great Joe  Gans���Battling Nelson right at Sari  Francisco will be on exhibition at  Phoenix opera l��u��o on Ort. 1 7.  Mrs. McKay has opened a dressmaking parlor in the Biner block, and  is prepared to make all kinds of dresses  and tailored garments at reasonable  prices.  ���Whilst our dear departing druggist  is not a card player, he claims that the  right and left Bower is essential to his  game of life.  ���  loenix Steam Laundry Co.  Gene Shea is credited with extinguishing the fire Wednesday night,  having been on the scene with a grind-  s'one handle and had the water shooting before the arrival of the Chief and  his torch. -..���;  '      . MS  Alec Creek and Horse Thief Mountain were two discoveries named after  prominent local nimrods.  With tho newest and most 1110.lorn machinery/ we are now in  a   position to handle the  largest or  smallest onlerH  with dispatch an<I at the lowest possible prices.  Phone No. 25  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  Patronize Home Industry.  "Twas only a bird in a gilded cage;"  now Al. "Lives in a mansion of  aching hearts."   ...What." price, .charivari.  f'Married life is perfect bliss," thus  soliloquises our latest benedict.       ���  iftf^f  J"^-NEW*,NA1TV  PICTORIAL   POST   CARDS,  ,,~~rth  ch,c  ideas  to  SU,V every occasion.     Have a   look  tnrough them, arid you  will  find what you  want  PIPES AND TOBACCOS  ,r .'Our Section of PI IES is large, and comprises fine  genuine ambers and meerchaums, together mh a variety  of cheaper grades, and we ^rry the Knes of t<)hacJs  teat will make your smoke a delight.  CIGARS AND CIGARETTES  ' ScAR1^'6 Sm��ke Uy 'a*-*'"��� "BOUNDARY  FRUITS & CONFECTIONERY  JFSl%***??��� "n Seaw"ab!e  ^UITS come to DE:  ^orhrmrnrl^*���1 toolh we have t,,e s^t  lines of CHOCOLATES AND CONFECflONr/wvk..i. l  product of the best manufacturers on etnh ^  ''^  Leave your order with us for Cut Flowers.  Plantation Songs  During the evening the musicians will  sing a number of popular plantation  songs.  Gentlemen, $1.00  Ladies Free  CLOTHES OF  CHARACTER  The undersigned is now prepared  to supply lumber and all kinds-of  material for building purposes. Car  of lumber just received. Phone your  order to A44 ; prompt attention. C.  A. Ross.  A wireless despatch from Winnipeg  to Tuck Collins says: "Weir's private  car passed today on the Nova Scotia  Limited labelled "We're bound for  Phoenix."' Have the band ready; its  no cod.  LIBERAL  MEETING  The dissolution of partnership between Messrs. Murdock & Thornton  is said to be mutual on both sides. Mr.  Thornton continues the wood business  with headquarters at the Bungalow,  while Squire Murdock has opened a  stock poultry yard on the Bellevue  estate.    Fighting mechanics a specialty.  Old man Murdock, 'tis ; said, has  gone into the tar business; look out for  the feathers too,  boys!  ' Prompt attention to all orders  MILES & MEECHEAM, managers.  Dominion Ave., - - - Pboenix. B C.  VlW^U^U^/U^-LU/,^/ %��^^\��^^ ssssss/sMMssf sssssW ssb^sb** UM^/*k^^^Ls*UgMf ^^I^^yM/ sssBBsUf ^Ua^UM^ ^^^J^^Mj ^UmtJ^Ut^ ^dtg. IW^  8   IT A ��   ��      . *.t.-^ *^'��^ *���� ��� ' - g  m  &  s  iff  m  m  m  3^ -��� ��� ��� -    ���'^^.^^ �������� A^#    FURNISHINGS      0  '^a^w^p^B*^s>'a^,*^^a^a'��'^a'^^^sasB^^^apa,^slP^^l^pan^^js^^^^S\ /ysnaanFsrV \��^awa^^aj^^^^aj^jjia^k^a]^fc^aB^nj^i&aB^ajnR^rtwWm^9*Ka^^^*<^^^^  i   '"       ''-' "     ''   $ FAliL_NECESSITIES  * FOR MEN and BOYS  Shipments of Fall and Winter Needfuls are now arriving  ���CLOTHING, HATS. CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES,  SHIRTS, COLLARS, TIES, UNDERWEAR, SO.V,  and everything else a well-dressed man may require.  Get the habit���-deal'atbrown's���and you will save money.  0  f THCXS. BROWN.  Men of pvr&jnality avoid the com  raoHiplaee fn  dress.    They incline  towarde c-luthe*   with   an   element  oi character.    Whether it be a. eait  : or an overcoat of oure, that element  is positive.   Jt has itu ttouree in the  exceptional manner in which every  garment is designed and tailored.  We invite you to inrpectour ehow  ing   of   WOOLLENS   FOK   FALL  SUITS.     It is an exhibit of fine  fabrit'B. '   Mmm ro$s  and other Liberal Candidates  WILL   ADDRESS   THE   ELECTORS      OF       PHOENIX       IN  MINERS' UNION HALL,  It is reported that Mr. Shea is to  present each of the fire brigade with  1 one of his patent grindstone fire ex-  j tinguishers.  Local baibers found   themselves in  need of new razors after attending the J  needs of the nimrods.     It is rumored 1  that Tuck could have used a scythe.  sss  Hokey-pokey ! all askance !  Carbon d' sulphide at a dance ! I  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  WE have everything .in l-lii- li/u���I'KXCIL^, S' UIHBLrCR.'  SL4TES. TEXT BOOKS for ail grades, EXERCISE HOOK."  BAGS, etc       Let us  supply   iour wnnip :'n   f>'elioo!'supplir  OFFICE    "~ ' ~~~  STATIONF.PV  WE a-e ��� hcadq'iiirters for all ofll.:e r. nuin'ineiils. HI  BOOK"*'kept iir''8iock:���ami what we have not j����>t'vwe.ea  '''yon.     IKK,   WRITIiVG   MATKRIAL,  HULEt,    Etc  foi  ANK  get  11  Masazmes  ���    j, . ���  Dally Papers      >       Stif _  I.��.������ ��� ��� ��� ������^>^��^^ ���,  ���ON  TflURSDAY, Oct. 15th|  AT 8 O'CLOCK.  WOOD1 abqljt BAJCINQ  .���    1 ��� ALL things good  to  eat at   I'RENDERGAST'S.      We   bake  **���    kinds   of Cakes.   Pies   and   Cookies,   and   everything   else  /^5     bakestufl^  ii>��t*"   J  HORRELL  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Opposition Speakers Invited  GOD SAVE  THE  Kl.Vfl  FOR SALE- Fir and  Tamrack $5 per cord  Pine $4.50 per cord.  Phone Your Order To  No.  B 3-2  ke all  r.__   -..v.   v.uuKia,   ana   everything   else  in  bakestufjs  that's good.    Of course, they're fresh-^-as  fresh as  they can be, coming out of the oven several times a day.    It's  hard to beat our baking.    Try some and you'll know.  DELICIOUS   BUTTERCUP   ICE   CREAM  CHOICEST   GRADES   OF   CHOCOLATES  1 MclNTOMINEYjL^ Bakery j  MEANS  ��   <J��   L^LiLI.3iLi  PHONE  "SIXTY-FOUR."  >�� thb CARNEY COPPER jiiSF ^D ^A2o,scoL,K  ���������,���     ������.-���^,-      ��� ====������ ^^^    IDAHO. +       5 ^A^OLJS COEUR D'ALENES OF  ���  ��� ��� ��� *       *      >*       *       *      &  A contract for 200 feet of crosscuttino-     a a -t -      r ^^^================:=^  .*>' a,;ssc i ������ir "wr ��� r- t t r*- ���" -* = -rsi  ��� ~        ~        <*        &       &        jt  L�� MARTIN, Piioeiiix, B.C.  jt  wizm*

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