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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 9, 1909

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Array ~7T.  ^y^^yy:,^  ��v,yy  ��Cl 121909    'J'\  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Tenth Year.  We have just received a shipment of  COLES'   FAMOUS   HEATERS  immmmaammamammaaammmammmmmmmaaamamaam  These Heaters are air-tight, and  Insure Perfect Comfort these cool  evenings. .    '    .    "'.'*..  We have eight different varieties of  these Stoves, ranging in price from  $4.50 to $18  Coal Mines of Welling*  ton Colliery Co.  PHOENIX. BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY. OCTOBER 9,  1909  No/ 46  EXPLOSION AT  EXTENSION  Boundary Mining Notes  Thirty   Two   Are    Killed-  Tragic Tales of Survivers  'PHONE NO. ��9  SEE WINDOW  HUNTEMENDRICK CO., LTD.  MORRIN, THOMPSON & CO.  HEATING  TOV  WE HAVE A COMPLETE  STOCK  PRICES PROM  You Will be Loser if YOU  DO NOT EXAMINE OUR  LINE BEFORE  PURCHASING  Ladysmith, Oct. 5���Thirty-two lives  were blotted out by after-damp in No.  mine, Extension, following an explosion in Nos.2>/t and 3 levels at 9  o'clock this morning, and up to eleven  o'clock to night 18 bodies have been  brought out and 14 others are known  to be dead in the mine. The victims  are: Thomas O'Connell, Andrew  Moffatt, James Ewart, Robert Mar  shall, William Robertson, William  Quinn, Edward Dunn, James Moly  neux, Howard Taylor, William Davidson, Alexander Melos, Thomas Thomas  Peter Nolan, William Kesserich.Thomp-  son Parkin, John Bullitch, Charles  Schuff, Wynn Steele, Robert White,  James Ismaster, Fred Ingham, Alex.  McLennan, John Wargo, Herman  Peterson.  Two Finlanders, names unknown;  three loaders and two drivers are also  missing.  Thomas Hislop who was one of the  last of the bulk of the 700 miners and  assistants who scurried from the Extension mines after the disastrous explosion, was seen at the Tunnel Hotel  at Extension tonight and gave a most  graphic story. He was working with  16 men, including five of the dead, on  the first level when they heard the explosion, followed by a great rush of air.  He dropped his pick and shouted:  "My God, she's blasted."  "We stood for a second in the darkness," continued  Hislop.    "The rush  of wind put our lamps out until some  one came with a safety   lamp   and   15  of the seventeen of us, holding coat-  tails, hurried along, carrying the lamp  to catch the glistening of the rail, but  were driven back.    A  great  cloud of  smoke flew into our faces, and we got  a whiff of after-damp and-we knew we  must'''go"'baclf; "Through"into "the  counter level we  went, but  we could  not get through.    The damp drove us  out into the level again.    We   tried to  clamber up into No. 10 stall across  to |  the crosscut, but we  were driven out.  In No. 3   counter  level   we  left  five  men.    Alexander   McLellan, Jack Ismaster,   Wynn   Steele,   Fred   Ingham  and Bob White stayed   there.    When  we lost them we did not know that the  damp had got  them.    We  knew  nothing then, except that the smoke and  damp was chasing us  back  whichever  way   we   went.      We    struggled   on,  though.    After  awhile,   being  almost  lost, we sat down to figure out what  could be done.    We  were tired   and  beaten back.    The fire damp came so  thick that the air could not be breathed  and we had to run back from  it.    We  decided to remain, to wait for relief or  for death.    We had  not  waited   long  when   we  heard  a  shout  and  Alex.  Shaw, the foreman, and Davidsson, the  man   who   lost   his  son in the mine,  came.    When we heard their shouts  instructing us, we smashed through the  stoping  and  crawled   over   to  safety.  Then, fatigued and worn out, we clambered out   up   the  stope, clinging   to  each other's coat-tails and   helped by  men who met us with   safety   lanterns.  We waited at  the   stope-head, but the  five never came out.   And I'm waiting  still for them.    They must have been  dead a long while now, though."  All day long rescuers have fought  the fire damp, repairing the blown-out  stopings and the brattices, though  none held out hope that any of the 3?  men known to be in the mine escaped.  Inspectors Shepherd and Dick, with  Manager Graham of the Western Fuel  Company, came from Nanaimo, and  with Superintendent Little and Manager Bryden, led parties of workers.  Numbers worked heroically. Alexander Shaw and the fire bosses were  indefatigable.  An examination of the mine shows  comparatively few ofthe timbers blown  out, and but one or two caves where  the roofing has fallen. One extension  lor about 50 feet with a good deal of  fallen coal, stopped the work of those  searching for bodies near midnight,  when 1S had been recovered.  The general opinion of the miners  is that the explosion was due to a  blown-out shot. They can give no  other reason, and the officials say they  are entirely at a loss to account for it.  Mother Lode mine" is at present  employing about 225 men,  A good showing of ore has been uncovered in the shaft'of the Kokoino,  on Wallace mountain, by R. Perry.  The next meeting of the western  branch of the Canadian Mining Institute will be held in; Vancouver next  February.  Contractor Jenkins, who has been  in charge of the diamond drilling at  the Oro Denoro mine is.'.now operating  the drill at Mother' Lode.  The Bruce mine at Midway is reported to be in' financial difficulties,  some of the miners not having received  their wages. J. C. Haas of Spokane,  consulting engineer, states that all debts  will be paid in a short time.  A. B. W. Hodges, local manager of  the Granby Consolidated, after attending the meeting of mining engineers  in Spokane last week, .went to New  York to be present at the general  meeting of the Granby company on  Tuesday. Mrs. Hodges' accompanied  him. -  Both the Granby and British Columbia Copper smelters showed big in  creases���zooo tons each*--in the tonnage of ore smelted this week over that  of previous weeks. At the former  seven furnaces are now in full blast,  while at the latter three are in operation. '.''������.���...  Among the notable features of the  week's mining in the Boundary was the  big increase in the output of the Oro  Denoro, which amounted to nearly 175  tons per day. The force at the mine  has been further augmented and it is  expected the tonnage-will, continue to  increase. Mother Lode and Snowshoe  mines also contributed an increase in  ore shipments. .���..-/.;..������  The Sally mine, the Boundary's  highgrade property on Wallace mountain, has made another shipment of 22  tons to the Trail smelter,,the net returns of which are expected to run  about $2,500. This is the sixth ship  ment fiom the Sally this year,' with a  total of 125 tons, and it is expected  another car will be shipped .before the  end of the.year.       .:.','.;  A.slight break occufredVtatGrapby's  N6'7 2' crusher on:WednescTay which  resulted in shipmentsfrom that outlet  being temporarily suspended. An  extra force were ..put. to.-work at the  Gold Drop, however, and the usual  tonnage from the mine was maintained. The repairing of. the crusher  is expected to be completed today and  shipping from No. 2 will be resumed  tomorrow. The company availed  themselves of the opportunity to wire  No. 2 tunnel for the intended electrification.  CONSOLIDATED CO.  TO INCREASE CAPITAL  Stock From $5,500,000 to $7,-  500,000  The fourth annual general meeting  of the shareholders of the Consolidated  Mining & Smelting Company of Canada, which operates the Snowshoe and  Phoenix Amalgamated, and mines at  Rossland and Moyie, will be held in  the offices of the company, in Toronto,  on Tuesday, Oct. 12th. The reports  ofthe officers will be presented and  other business transacted. A special  general meeting of the shareholders  will be held at the offices after the  close of the general meeting, or an adjournment theieof, for the purpose of  considering and affirming a by-law of  the board of directors of the company,  providing for the increasing of the  capital stock of the company from $5,-  500,000 jto $7,500,000.  Two Old Time  Proipecton  The Pioneer had a visit from Charles  Dundee of Rossland on Thursday, who  was accompanied by Charlie Taylor,  the locator of Goldfields, on a visit to  old tillicums of the Boundary. Both  are well-known prospectors throughout the interior.  Mr. Dundee arrived in British Columbia on the first C-P-R. train through  the rockies, nearly a quarter of a cen  tury ago, and spent the first year pros  pecting in the Illecillewaet district,  which he maintains will yet become  prominent in mining. He later located in Rossland and since that time  has prospected and staked several  properties which have since become  mines.  Charlie Taylor is one.of ,the; best  known of the old-time prospectors on  the coast on both sides ofthe boundary  line, and achieved fame in being the  original, locator of Nevada's famous  mine at Goldfields, which has left him  in comfortable circumstances. His  headquarters is anywhere he, happens  to be in the mining region, and he  enjoys periodical trips to the land of  birth across the Atlantic, to which he  is now en route.  G  Phoenicians at the Altar  Miles���Alff  A quiet wedding took place at the'  residence of Mrs. C. VV.: Miles,..512  East Ermina avenue, Spokane, at five  o'clock yesterday afternoon, ' when  Henry Colton Miles, of Phoenix steam  laundry, was married to Miss Victoria  May Alff, formerly of Phoenix.        /  Weir���Qibboni  James Weir got the start of his intimate friends this week when he' hied  himself to Spokane and returned to  town last night with his bride (nee  Miss Leona Gibbons, formerly of  Phoeuix). Their friends in town  greeted the happy couple's home-coming with a rousing reception last night.  McNIchol���Markley  The nuptials of George L. McNkol,  of the Granby company, and Miss  Markley, formerly-matron of Phoenix  general hospital, were quietly solemnized in Vancouver on Wednesday, 8th  inst. After the ceremony the happy  couple left on a trip to Seattle and  other coast points and on their return  to Phoenix will take up residence on  Second Street.  INCREASE IN    7  PRODUCTION  Substantial Growth in  Granby Output  ^  800,000 Pounds More Copper  This Year Than Last  Hlbberi���Lancaster  Union Theatre Company  Arrangements have been made for a  big comedy show in the Phoenix  opera house next Wednesday evening,  Oct. 13. Fred Stanfield, the noted  comedian, and his company will appear  in high-class vaudeville and a roaring  farce comedy. New moving pictures  and illustrated songs will be included.  A feature of the show will be a competition among local vocalists for a  handsome prize, a .local committet  being appointed judges. A royal entertainment is promised.  J. L. Martin, who recently left  Phoenix, after spending several days at  the A.Y.-P. exposition at Seattle, left  Spokane a few days ago on a trip to  Illinois, expecting to return in time for  the annual meeting of the Carney Copper company, of which he is president,  early in December. Mrs. Martin accompanied him.  Firebuf deta Busy  The artful designs of a firebug were  nipped in the bud about midnight on  Wednesday, when a fire was discovered  in the "dry" in the basement of Deane's  hotel Had such a fire ever gained  headway the destruction of the main  business section of the city would undoubtedly resulted. The work of the  firebug was only discovered by accident  when an employee of the restaurant  chanced to go to the basement. He  found the dry all ablaze and on sec-iring  help with buckets of water the fire was  extinguished. On examination it was  found the walls and floor of the dry  had been saturated with coal oil and  earmarks of the firebug made his designs obvious.  The city and provincial police were  immediately notified, and although a  plan of detective work was intituted no  clue as to the perpetrator has yet been  seemed.    At the Targets  The turnout of eighteen members  of Phoenix Rifle Association at the  practice on the 3rd inst., indicates the  increasing interest in the weekly shoots.  The day was fairly good for the practice and some good records were made,  Geo. Boxwell and D. A. Grant scoring,  while W. Slack, scoring 28 had also a  bullseye for a sighter.  Scores, 500 yards:  Geo. Boxwell 5���3  Map Will Soon be Ready .  W. H. Boyd, of the Dominion geological survey department, was a guest  at the- Brooklyn over Sunday. Mr.  JJoyd ancL.O.JE.JLerqyr-.who spent; last-  summer surveying Phoenix camp, have"  just about completed their survey of  the territory between Kootenay and j  Slocan lakes, where they have been en- -rern-  gaged this summer, the area totalling  about 264 square miles. Mr. Boyd  left on Monday for Ottawa, Mr. LeRoy  remaining at Kaslo to complete detail  work, Speaking of the map which the  department will issue in connection  with the survey of Phoenix camp, Mr.  Boyd thought it will soon be issued  and ready for distribution.  D. A. Grant  W. Slack  F. Tysoe  C. Wootton  F. Kllard  Wm. Jackson 2  J. Trumper    3  G. Beresford  A. McRae  R. Prichard  D. Whitton  XV.  Ross  G. Kay  W, McKenzi-:  W. I). Boyce  P. Poulton  .1 3  5���5  4���5  2���4  0���4  ���2  ���4  o���o  2���o  O 2  O 2  4���3  3���0  3���2  o���o  2 O  C.M'Astockero*  5���3��  4���3��  3���28  3���27  3���24  0���23  4--21  3������*���*.  4���20  2���19  4���19  3���'9  3-.S  2 ��� 18  O IO  Hedley Gazelle Buncombe  What buncombe the Hedley Gazette  deals out to its three-score readers !  After copying word for word the  Pioneer's recent write-up ofthe Hedley  Gold Mining company, the Gazette  says the article "is taken from the  Spokesman-Review," in an effort to  detract credit from the Pioneer. The  article in the Spokesman-Review was  entirely different from that which the  Gazette copied from the Pioneer, and  we challenge the Gazette as to the  truth of its statements. The Gazette  says:  "The following account of the new  company organized to work the Nickel  Plate group in this camp is taken from  the Spokesman-Review and emanates  from Phoenix, the presumption being  that most of the data from which it  had been written that had not previously been made public, had been  secured through members of the  Granby, some of whom are interested  in the exploration syndicate as well.  Considerable of the details which it  contains are known to the Gazette,  but as we weie given to understand  that the new company did not wish  them to be made public at this juncture, they were withheld by us until  such time as the new company or its  representatives here were willing that  they should be given out, and there  was no good reason why their wish  should not be acceded to. The article  from the Spokesman-Review and the  Pioneer, while fairly accurate in the  main was astray in some of the figures  given as well as in a few other details."  What a grand-stand salute to the  gallery ! Nothing of the subject  matter had ever been published in the  Gazette before, nor were "considerable  of the details known to the Gazette,"  and its brazen attempt to toady to the  new company is too thin to be misinterpreted. And when the Gazette  states that the Pioneer's report was  " astray in some figures," we can  inform the Gazette that it doesn't know  what it is writing about. The Gazette  further shows its hand when it tries to  connect the Granby company with the  exploration syndicate. The Gazette  evidentally got this tip from some of  tha wireless stock it boosts on its front  page weekly.  On the evening of Thursday,  Sept.  30, at the home of the bride's parents,  Rev. R. W. Hibbert, formerly of this  place, but now of Phoenix,  and  Miss  Hazel   Zelika   Lancaster,  daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. W.  D.  Lancaster,  were  united in marriage by Rev. A. J. Allen,  the members of the family and some  thirty guests witnessing the ceremony.  The room was neatly and effectively  decorated with red and white flowers,  while a bridal arch of smilax adorned  one corner.    The bridal party entered  to the strains  of the wedding   march  from Lohengrin, played by Miss Bessie  Thompson.    After the ceremony, Miss  Thompson also played Mendelssohn's  wedding   march.    The   groom,   who  looked handsome in a black frock coat,  was supported by Rev. J. J. Nixon, of  Peachland.    The   bride   entering  on  the arm of her father, was exceedingly  pretty in a dress of white mousselaine  silk and bridal veil, and carried in her  hand a shower bouquet of white roses  and carnations.    The bridesmaid, Miss  ^Florence Thompson, was attired'fh pale  blue Victoria satin and carried a bouquet of pink geraniums and asparagus  After  the  solemn   words   had  been spoken, Mrs. J. A.  Brown sang  "O Promise Me."     The guests   then  sat down to a dainty supper served by  four girls of the Sunday school choir,  of which Mrs.   Hibbert had been instructor.    The happy couple were the  recipients of a large number of beautiful  and  appropriate presents,  as  well as  numerous   congratulations,   and   universal good wishes.    They left on the  following morning for Portwilliams, N.  S., where they will visit Mr.   Hibbert's  parents for  about six weeks prior  to  taking up their residence in Phoenix.  Mrs. Hibbert will be greatly missed in  Penticton ; the place she has occupied  in church, Sunday school and  social  circles will be hard to fill.    The  Press  joins the numerous friends of Mr. and  Mrs. Hibbert in wishing them a long,  happy and successful married life.���  Penticton Press.  A special committee of Snowshoe  lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F., are already  making elaborate preparations for their  annual dance, which will take place  in Miners'Union hail on  the   evening  he   leaves  Although the Granby Consolidtaed  has not yet reached the low-cost mark  which it expects to attain, in the pro--  duction of the red metal recent reports  indicate that the company is -making  substantial efforts in that direction.  For the year ended June 30, 1909, the  average copper production cost was 10  cents a pound, compared with 10.24  cents in the previous year. There  were produced slightly more copper  and precious metals than. in the .previous year, copper increasing 800,000  pounds, silver 33,oooounces and gold-  5000 ounces. The total surplus stands  at $2,698,687. Cash and copper total,  $600,459. The company carries among  its assets $981,503 in stocks and bonds.  A. B.W. Hodges, local manager of the  property, in reporting for the year, said:  "The"mine shipped to the: smelter  last year 963,516 tons of ore, against  858,432 for the previous year, and the  smelter treated 984,733 tons.of dry,  ore, including 19,944 tons of custom  ore, which is only 100,000 tons moire  than the previous year.'���'������'' ���     '������������  SEPTEMBER  RECEIPTS    "       ''.  ���It has been generally known that the  Granby .smelter treats a considerable  quantity of ore from ; foreign mines,  but the real extent of these foreign re-,  ceipts or the various contributors' may'  be interesting news'to'even those other-'  wise familiar with the mining of the.  Boundary. The Pioneer herewith 'pre-,  sents the ore receipts for ,the month of,  September, amounting to 83,009 tons.  Of this amount Granby mines at'  Phoenix shipped 78,548 tons, which is'-  well up to the yearly average, and;  some 4,461 tons were received from  ten other other shippers, one of which,  is located in,the,Slocan and the other  rilrie in fVie';'State of Wd'shi'tigtohr''IM'  ores from these foreign properties are  largely: of ��� a silicious nature ������������ and are  used as a flux with the Granby ore.;  The receipts for September follow : ,  Granby, Phoenix............. 78,548  Snowstorm, Coeur d'Alenes   2,556  Quilp, Republic.............      642  Lone Pine  Arlington  Black Tale   "   Ben Hur      "    ........  San Poie      "       Belcher        "    .7   United Copper, Chewelah.  Molly Hughes, Slocan...  I  161  90  no  . 98.  59.  667  37  41.  of Thanksgiving, Oct. 25.  Funeral of Axel Liljeoberf  The funeral of Axel Liljenberg, who  died in the general hospital Friday,  night of last week as the result of an  accident in the mines, took place on  Sunday afternoon, being conducted by  the Phoenix Miners' Union of which,  deceased was a member. The mines  being closed, the funeral was one of  the largest ever seen in the city; services were conducted by the Rev. S.  Lundie, interment taking place in the-  city cemetery. Deceased was a native  of Sweden and was 33 years of age;  a   wife   and   family of two  children.  Iji Oct 9; '09    ru  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. ��  The following table gives the ore shipments o'  Boundary mines [or   1900,  j 1903.1904,  190s.   1906,  1907, 190S and 1909, as reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer���  650  Mink.  Granby Mines...  Snowshoe   Phoenix Ama1._  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode....  B. C. Mirfe   F.mma   Oro Denoro....  Botiuie Belle   Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyn-Stern..  Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunset-   Mouutn Rose..  Athelstan   Morrison   R. Bell   Senator   I'rey Fogle   No/37   Reliance   Sulphur King....  Winnipeg ....  Golden Crowd...  KIiir Solomon...  3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City o( Paris      a,-wo  Jewel         ;;5��  Riverside   Carmi   fQ Rambler   Ln Butcher Boy    [Jj Duncan   7i\ Providence   in Klkhorn   ru Slrathnioie   Golden Kagle   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark   Last Chance   K. P.O. Mine   Bay   Mavis   Dou Pedro   Crescent   Bruce   Republic   Miscellaneous...     3,536  1901       1902       1903  331,763 309.858 393,7'!*  1,731    30,800   71,31-1  99.034 m.33o 138,079  47.405   14,811    19.365  8,530   33.937       15.537  1904       1905  549.703 &5.��,SS9  174,398 lt7.57<*  1900  801,404  8,436  37.*>6o  16,40a  ",4.S.1  ,'i����7  3*1.350   55,731  So-i     7,455   '5.731  550  1,040  ........  '"S.s  150  560  785  6=-S  483  3,060  Soo  5,64*  3.339  "363  3.4J5  3.07O  3.350  1./59  4.586  3.450  333  304  33  79  319  993  400  726  335  35,10**.  3.��S6  4.747  1.833  33  '50  ....30  145  7.0  '50  I05.V.M  I.4S-S  II WM  3,177  20  140,685  3.960  36,032  48,390  3.55.'.  1907 190S  613.537 1028,747  135,001 4S,>*.36    ��45  33 iS^  1901   rgo3.  Past  Week I  18,013  4,270 r  1909  750,250  '30,550  20^,321  1,7*3  18,27.1  14,481  ���213,23.-,    9,366  66,630      3,003     1,200l.  5S6  43.395  '2.353  64.173  31.'70  31.358  649  5.7S0  10.740  ;:,Nj2  53��  120  ::::���::; ti  ...30  106  76.  is  mo  9>>  '65  108  40  700  60  3^5  167  500  SO  3.-0  75<>  **��  68*.  '55  "73  20  40  90  50U  IS  589  30  45  >->5  3jo  3"  0��� 5  Seventy-five   head   of   cattle  were  ,��� ? I brought to Greenwood last  week Irom  Total,tons 390,800 508,576690,419829,808 133,638 1.161,537 1.148,237 1,487,480 1,102,751  J Smelter treattnent-,-  lUranby Uo     330,838   -117,340 401,931 596,353 687,98s     828,879   637.636   io.l7.541 74 ',"31  B.C.CopperCo.    117,611 148,600 163,913 3K>,4S4 no S30     123,740   341.95''    304,850203,222  I Doui. Cop. Co _ 133,570   30.930   81050     31S.811     155.139     22 no**  33,87' [  ".397 I  I... ,380 f  Total reduced..   348,439 ibo,no 697.40.1 S37.60* 9.S2,S;;  1,171.43a 1,133,01,  59 '-6*' ���*( 1,-43  3*7S3 rv  I KLeremeos and sold to P. Burns & Co. I &5-25-*5HSK25E52S1525E525S5^5E5SS2S^^  m^^f^m^!^  ���f     yyf&Wi  i   n,U$u  " y ) 4P1  'ffl 'A   VMS  'if   " JJ$1  h  ' Mkl  .-fir  J- '  H  t*. I  vi  41  ���Ml  ������'������"  *-V|  .  \  Til  nomnxMHifl PHOENIX PIONEER. PHOENIX, B.C.  o~  PROVINCIAL.  Sunlight Soap cannot spoil  your clothe*.    There are ao  injurious chemicals in Sun*  tight Soap to bite' holes io  even the   most delicate  fabric  $5,000 are offered   to   anyone .finding  .' adulteration tn Sunlight,  Soap.' a  The Phoenix Pioneer  Ak4 Bowoia^ Mining Joarnml,  JamWBmm  vams��,am stxvaoar* vt tbb .  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at raoaxmc.��. c.  T. ALFRED LOVE. Manmii.  TaUtpkOMa J,]���,,(,���,naUamea.KQ. 1$.  ���mcumon �� adtakcb.  far Year..  Tatht VaHai MaUa. twr -��*r_  *^-��_a**___--i*'aj *������>��� *aj^*rw*����^-a-a��n����i�� '�����*'�����  i.as  ���jo  btZ>  ky  a'  ,  Saturday, October 9, 1909  Commander Peary's attitude to-  irafds' Dr. Cook in connection with  tfte'dhcoVery .of the North pole has  not tended to increase the admiration  of his friends and give him the fame  he sought. From the comments'of  numerous American' journals, Peary  may be kown in history as the no--  torious discoverer, instead of the  -world's famous top-notcher.' "The  New-York Journal says: "Unfdrtu*  nately, Peary has not left opeh' any  question "as to his keen craving for personal and isolated glory. His own  account of his adventure makes it  plain that he could not tolerate the  sharing of an achievement, even with  men' who had risked their lives to  ���ajake his success possible.' We know  "' A? nothing more^ unpleasant,'nothing  ���' .le�� calculated to arouse admiration for  this country, and for Peary the indi  vidual, than his action in sending back  all the white men that had risked their  lives with him, in order that he might  be the only man to reach the pole and  share with none his glory. His conduct is like that of some actor who  should send all of the chorus and the  subordinate actors off the stage at the  critical moment and stand under the  limelight all alone."  The longr-evenings -have' again arrived -and the' antiquated illuminating  system has made its appearance at the  Great Northern railway.. As a means  of- superinducing the probability of  accidents, with', the passenger train  arriving after dark,-this lighting system  is without a rival, say nothing of the  "gloomy'' opinion new arrivals will  have of the city itself.  Nelson will hold an apple show on  fo.. oth.  Cracbrook is to have a 24-hour  electric light service.  The provincial fair opens at New.  Westminster on Oct. 12.  Burglars stripped a house of its  furnishings in Revelstoke recently.  The shooting season opened at Victoria with Harry Frye being fatally  shot Oct 1.  The Kootenay telephone system is  to be connected with Alberta and the  northern states.  Dr. Charles A. Elliott, resident physician at Harrison Hot Springs, died  in Vancouver last week.  Vancouver proposes to erect a memorial to the honor of David Oppen-  heimer, a former mayor.  j: H. Love, who for the past 15  years has conducted the Nelson employment Agency,' died suddenly on  Sunday.      ��� '   J  John' Hendry, of Vancouver, was  elected president ofthe Canadian Manufacturers' association, at its closing  session in Hamilton.  An important water right case has  just been decided in favor of Trail, involving the right of Trail'to take water  for city purposes from Cambridge  creek, two miles from the city;  The announcement is made in the  Canada Gazette that the preliminary  and qualifying civil service examina*  tions will be held commencing November 9th, Victoria and Vancouver.  Application will be made to the provincial . legislature next session "for a  charter to build a railway from Lillooet  through the valley of the Fraser and  other feasible routes to Fort George;  ' Some time ago some one maliciously  smashed the works of the great clock  being installed in the post office tower.  The1 loss will probably be between  three thousand dollars and four thou,  sand dollars.  For the seizure four years ago of the  sealing schooner Agnes P. Donahue  and imprisoning the crew the government of Argentine has offered the British .Columbia owners twenty-five thousand dollars.  Michigan capitalists have purchased  the leases of the Pacific Coast Lumber  company in the Renfrew district of  Vancouver island. The holdings- are  .estimated tof contain 'between~3oo"an<i  406" million feet, mostly fir.  The Canadian Northern railway has  filed its plans of survey for the first 54  miles of the proposed line north of  Kamloops. The engineer in charge  says he has secured a grade of less than  one-fifth of one per cent, from Yellow-  head Pass to Kamloops.  John Oliver, M.P.P., for Delta, was  the. principal witness at the session of  the Forestry Commission at Vancouver; Mr. Oliver gave a masterly ex'  position of the timber policy' of the  Dominion, suggested 'ways in which  the interests bf the people might be  better safeguarded than at present, and  -presented a valuable collection of evidence to the commissioners.  *|  Lord Strath'cona is evidentally fulfilling his promise to boost for Canada.  On arriving in London he stated to  newspaper reporters that in ten years'  time, he believed, Canada would be  able to supply Great Britain with ail  the breadstuffs she required.  It is high time for Phoenix citizens  to demand the proper lighting of the  Great Northern depot. As long as  local patrons show their indifference in  the matter, just so long will the Great  Northern continue the "candle-stick"  illumination.  The remarkable vigor of Lord Strath-  cong- who toured Canada on the eve  of his ninetieth birthday, may be due  his simple manner of living and careful  diet. For the past 25 years he has  eaten but two meals a day.  If the coming telephone is going to  transmit vision as well as voice we  shall no longer be in danger of blurting  out secrets to the wrong person at the  other end of the line.  Caraey topper  CARNEY���The drift is now in 150  feet and the showing of ore is said to  be excellent. Several crosscuts having  been driven showing* the ledge to be  about 40 feet wide and carrying about  four feet of ore averaging from 12 to  18 per cent, copper. Values of about  three per cent, copper are shown  through the balance ofthe ledge. The  property is located in the Mullan section and will be kept under continuous  development.���Wallace Miner.  Pboeaix Railway Timetable.  c. p. R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 1.25 p.m.  Arrives    .. .. ..     5.00 p.m.  GREAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane .. ..    9.00*1.01"  Arrives    .. ....     5.00 p.no  FOR  SEVENTEEN  YEARS  The QUALITY Tof This Tea Has  " LOOMED    UP *'   Conspicuously  Above a   Hundred  IMITATORS  BLACK���MIXED-GREEN  40c., 50c. and 60c. per pound  At all grocers  Predict* Higher Copper  J. Parke Channing, consulting engineer for the numerous Lewisohn  copper interests, and who has long  been recognized as a good authority  on all matters related to copper supplies and prices is quoted as saying:,  "The 7 monthly increase in the  world's stock of copper has not been  very large, and although consumption  is gradually increasing, production also  will undoubtedly increase for some  little time to come. This condition  will preclude the probability of any  material advance in the price of the  metal until the latter part of the year,  at least.< The present selling price,  i3/{ cents, is sufficiently_ close to the  average cost of production"* when the  iebst of renewals and betterments is  taken into consideration. When one  realizes how short a time ago consumers were clamoring for copper  metal at 25 cents, the present price  seems ridiculously low, and it certainly  cannot be expected to continue for a  very great length of time."  Watch ore tonnages from  Phoenix  grow.  Expensive Wreck  The Inland Empire traction system  in Spokane will pay no dividends this  year. As a; result of the wreck between Spokane and Coeur d' Alene  July 31st. when 15 people were killed  and many injured, President Graves in  his repart says that dividends cannot  be paid this year and ihat the wreck  probably will" cost the company approximately $300,000.  A car of ore from the Aurora mine  was shipped to"the smelter at Trail today. This is the first shipment made  under the new management, and more  shipments will follow later. The new  tunnel is in about 180 feet, and it is a  :splendid piece, of work.    Two shifts  are working.���-Moyie Leader.  ���   ,,���. ..,.*, ....  A new discovery of valuable quartz  has been made in the Portland Canal  district. Sixteen claims of a high-  grade ore, assaying from surface out-  croppings $9.88, $20.84 and $03.92,  have been staked on Bitter creek.  The property is estimated at a high  value, and is proDably of the same  quality as that of the neighboring  mines of Stewart and Portland. ��� ������'  The Fountain Head of Life  Is The Stomach  A man who has a weak aad impaired stomach aad who doe* not  properly digest hia food will soon find that his blood hat become  weak and impoverished, aad that bis whole body �� improperly and  insufficiently nourished.  Dr. PIERCE'S G0LDES MEDieXM. DISCOVEMT  makes the stomach strong, promotes the Slow of  digestive lulces, restores the lest appetite, makem  assimilation  perfect, InvHoratea   the   liwer mod ^  pnrllles and enriches the Mood, it la the great blood-maker,  fjeah'bullder and restorative nerve tonic. It mmhem men  strong In body, active In  mind and cool In  /adgemeat.  This "Discovery" ����� a pure, glyceric extract of American medical roots,  absolutely free from alcohol and all injurious, hsbit-formin_ drags. All its  ingredients are printed on its wrappers. It has no relationship with secret  nostrums. Its every ingredient is endorsed by the leaders in all the schools of  medicine. Don't accept a secret nostrum as a substitute for this time-proven  remedy op known composition. . Ask your neighbors. They must know of  -"rmaflyrcures made by it during past 40'years-,-right in youfi Own neighborhood.  - World's Dispensary Medical Association., Dr. R. V. Pierce, Prea., Buffalo, N. Y.  i  THE KING'S HOTEL  "The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B.O.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally' located, culinery department par excellence and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  : The King's Grill   f,  ��� Short  Order  Meals  served  in  the  King's GRILL   at all hours.  ��� E. P. SHEA, Proprietor W. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  �����������������������������������eeee����e��#ee��*eeee������)��������eeea>*e��ee������#e����e  Phoenix  Beef  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  Is Recognized  by all  ss the  "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY?   Because ita manufacturers'employ all of their energy to the  turning oat ot a perfect Beer from the best materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC.  PHONE 23  oenix   Brewing  Co.  Subscribe for the  Pioneer and get  the latest Boundary news.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1898.  NEW WE8TMINSTER, B.C.  FINE  TAILORED  vSUITS  I DEANE'S HOTEL |  E   : -DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.  ^  Jt*- , ��� ^  &            This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by |3  _E= hot water and well furnished throughout for the accommodation 3  ��j of the public.    Everything   Neat,  Clean and Up-to-Date.    Meals ^  55 served at all hours, special attention being given the  Diningroom. ^  ��=             Centrally Located on the Bridge, Fifth Street,  Phoenix. 3  ���afcw "������l ��� 1 ���������������a---"'-������������������-���* --^ , ���^���j  m\E-    STEAM   HEATED. Rt PCTRIC   LIGHTING. TELEPHONE   48.     ^  I  Hotel Brooklyn  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*. Modem Bathrooms.  ���Steam   J*   Heated  JAMES flARSHALL, Prop.  ]tf-il*��*-ilVt��t-fa^^  I Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As we ship direct in Carloads, we can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  Jas. McCi-eath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  mmwM  IN THE SUMMER  the appetite needs zest. The palate is  apt to crave things especially toothsome.  At this season of the' year properly  dressed meats attain their finest flavor.  The prudent housekeeper knows this,  and knows also that we sell the choicest  cuts. Handle only prime stock. Our  Spring lamb, mutton, beef, veal and  pork are known for their superior  quality. Low prices, promptness and  reliability do the rest for as as trade  attracting magnets.  P. BURN* <8L CO., LTD.  B.C. HOTEL  J.    A..    BERXOIS,    PROPRIETOR  CASCADE  Accommodation for Picnic Parties.  Rigs and Teams for Hire at Stage Rates  From JULY 17th Regular Stage will run between  CASCADE AND CHRISTINA LAKE, and to any  point on the Lake.    ���      �����      �������      *��      ��*      ���*  ir!*      ��**!   w ;���;;/    ci  A despatch from Ottawa states that  F. C. Wade, K.C., will probably be  appointed lieutenant-governor of British  Columbia in a few days.  Captain Bernier is the latest arrival  from' the North Pole and confirms the  advance information regarding the  northern Country as a summer resort.  ' tHlxiag Avgptit Canadian chartered  banks opened 34 ne��r branches���most  Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory clase for junior stud-  ente, doing grade public school work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  ita Collegiate 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 terms write  Bot. W. J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D.,Prinoi-  ipslsar Bev. 3- P. Bowall. -Baswur.  Our fine up-to-date Stock of Suit Lengths  just received from the fall trade cannot be  surpassed anywhere. They are the best  quality that money can buy. Large number  to select from, and no two alike, making  it ; better than ordering from samples, because you seie what you are going to get.  Our new fashion plates enable us to suit  you in style1 as well as in fit.  i.;,  INGUSH  AN EFFERVESCENT iFRUlT SALT  A Cooling and Refreshing!Laxative���Very Agreeable  to the taste, and Gentle in its Action  It invigorates the system, cleanses'the blood, cures sick  headache, indigestion,  fever,  prickly heat; and  ���      BEAUTIFIES THE COMPLEXION  by eliminating the poisonous waste products from the  intestinal tract.  Pried -per Bottle ....    75c.  DRAYING  Of all kituix promptly au<ni<li.i|  to. Rapid Expreen and Bat'it-ate  Tiansfer. Careful attention tn H*j  orders. Phone A65.  JAHES Q. HcKEOWN  ROBT. CARWI^  All kinds 0/ light and heavy learning  promptly attended to;  Miners' drav  ing a specialty.        .���-.*.���    .���    *  PHONE IJ44  LOVE'S DRUG STORE  Leave Phoenix, upper towb, 9.30 a.m."}  "' " lower town, 10.00 a.m. J* Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m. J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Ofwck, With McRak Bros., Knob Hill Ave.  GILLIS & I4ING, Proprietors  A. S. HOOD,  Fire; Lite aod  Acclden ihsarance.  Qtocral A|ca.   Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  ALVIN  KRAUSE  SHAVING PARLORS  AND    BATHROOM.  Next Iluor to McR.e Bro*.     D.         ���   #l  Knob Hill Av.mie. PHOENIX, B. (_\  Matthew's Barber Shop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regiii-rconimuoicstlon 8 p. in. gc,  ood Thiirnday ofe-ch month.  Kmcrnnt meeting! ������c��lled;M��i.onl<  Half, McH-le Block.  V. M. SHKRBINO,  Secretarr.  G. D. TURNER.  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOE LODGE NO. it>  Meetit evrry MomUy evening  at Miner*' IUI  VUlting hretfaren cordially invited.  lori.v C. Tait, Noble Grand  W. A. Pickard, Fin. Secy.  W. A. Cook, Record.   Secy.  PHOENIX   AERIE   NO. IBS  Meetsiu UuionHal.  Friday eveningi  Visiting    brother*  ill���ay. welcome  J. JTcIver, W. P.  C    MCASTOCKSk  W. 8ee  K.ofP.I.0Di;E,No.28  ���PHOENj'X,;' B.C.   Meeln every Tuesday  Evkbin-o at,'7.30   :  Sojourning Brother* Cordially  welcomed.  F.C.GRAHAM  -^��� k. of a. a.  R. H. .\1CCKACKEN.C. C.  WOOD  First-Glass Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Pkoie B32  Joi_nson & Andetsoa  NOTICE  PUBLIC NOTICE is herebv given  that the Canadian Pacific Railway coim-  pany, (Lessee and exercising the franchises of the Columbia and Western Railway company, has this dav deposited in  the Uistricr. Land ReuiVtry office al  KamloorJs in tie Province of British  Columbia, a plan, profile and book of  reference'.'of. a proposed branch line  to be constructed fr nn a point on  the Phoenix blanch ofthe said Columbia & Western railwav distant 7.7  miles i-onth of Eholt to the War Eagle  Mine of the Conmlirinted Mining and  Smelting Company of Cxnada in the  Similkameen division of Yal���� District in  the Province of British Columbia, and  the said Canadian Pacific Railwxy will,  aa soon aft��r the expiration of four weeks  after the rirat publication of this notice  as the application can be heard, apply  to the Board of Railway Commissioner's  for Canada for the approval of the said  branch* line in accordance with the provisions of the Railway Act.  R. MAR POLE,  General Executive Assistant.  Dated at Vancouver, B.C. this 26th dav  of Auguet, 1909.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that we intend  to apply at the next sitting of the Board  ofXidense Commissioners for the City of  Phoenix for a transfer of the Liquor  License held by us for the Butte hotel to  A. Luciani.  L-jcia?��i & Vichby.  Phoenix, Sept. 9,1909.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply, for a transfer of the License now  held by tne for the Central Hotel,  Phoenix, at the next sitting of the  Board of License Commissioners for said  City, to A. O. Johnson.  ��� .  AUGUST JACKSON.  Dated at Plioenix, B.C.  Sept. 9th, 1909  NOTICE  Notice is Hkrkuy Givrn that I intend  to apply at the next sitting of the Board  of License Commissioners for the City  of Phoenix, B C, for a transfer of the  Liquor License hold by me for the Knob  Hill Hotel to Charles Hagan.  McARDLE & ANDERSON.  7P_��a_d_r Sept. 9,1809.  BNm.iamnsBSBT31 mm  m  PHOENIX .PIONEER, PHOEHIX, B.C.  The Era of low-6f��do Orot  Surprising as it may seem,  among  tbe   five  thousand   and  odd  copper  companies in this country scant i   per  nf. ,,f them   operate? paying   mine**:  .���<* th" total number   nf  the  produi  live copper mines of the world  is   les  than 25��-    When, two. or  three  year  cf,,)f.f*r soared in price to 26 cent  abound and Mr. H. H   Rogers, turn-  ine alchemist, attempted to make of it  a precious metal, lie was not  the   vain  seeker of the philosopher's   stone  that  many friends fancied.    With zinc it is  the same old story over  again ; we are  wistfully looking for some  new   snurr-  of the ore before the   present   u-serves  are entirely gone.    Lead   lias   become  so scarce that rocks carrying as low as  , percent, of the metal are extensively  mined   nnd  concentrated.    .However,  the out'onk for mine   products  is   not  so-Bloomy as might be inferred.  Belter methods, more economical  methods, more scientific methods in  mining, in milling, and in smeltiiip  shall save us, and shall long continue  t0 provide us amply with all of those  products which make our modern civilization possible At the present time  the winning of the metals from the  caves of earth is undergoing one of the  most wonderful transformations that in  the history of the world any industry  has ever passed ��� through. Strange to  relate, the mining man no longer seeks  the fabulously rich ore deposits, as  from time immemorial he was wont.  A mine with excessively rich ores reported now at once condemns itself.  Only the unwary are lured by such  prospects. The keen and knowing  miner of today is interested only in se  curing low grade ores, but in very large  bodies. This is in the main, the real  secret of modern successful mining.���  From "A Mine in the Making," in Review of Reviews for October.  Important Discovery  George   H.   Cove,  of   Somerville,  Mass, has a solar thermo-battery which  is claimed to produce enough   current  in ten hours' sunlight to supply thirty  tungsten lamps for   three   days.    The  apparatus consists of a frame of  violet  glass,    like   a   large   window   below  which a number of metallic   plugs  are  set in an insulated material.    One end  of each plug is constantly   exposed to  the sun while the other is shaded   and  co I, and the rays  permitted   to   pass  by fe violet glass set up a reaction in  lhe special alloy used, causing  a  constant flow of current   to  the storage  batteries.���Scientific American.  Made from  cream of tarta. derived solely  from grapes* All the ingredients  of Dr. Price's Baking Powder  are printed on the labeL They  are pure, healthful and proper.   SH  When baking powders are  peddled  or ���*���_.  demonstrated, examine their labels.   You ^H  will find they are not made from cream, HE  of tartar.   You                  don't want them  ^Price's  Cream  Now Lino to Run Front Prloat Rlvtr to  dary  Southern British Columbia will soon  have another railway extending from  Spokane according to the project under  consideration by the Idaho Central  Railroad company which has filed article-* of incorproation in the county  auditor's office. < J  The road as outlined in the articles  filed will start at the town of Priest  River, run north to Priest Like, then  north along the shores of the lake to  the northerly end, tnen up Priest river  to the Boundary with a probable extension to Spokane. The road will be  operated in connection with a line of  boats on Priest Lake. The capital  stock for a starter is given at $25,000.  The promoters of the project are J. V.  Rea, A. Morgan and R. Morton.  PERUNA A WONDERF-UL:BO0N.  !N MY OLD-AdEv   0  V r- ��M _3_-c  -*!< *r3yk  * II'  ��zHi  Ganeril Booth Reluming  General Booth, the grand old man  of the Salvation Army, will cross the  continent and visit Vancouver and  other British Columbia points in February or early in March. The old  general is 81 yeats of age but the infirmities which usually accompany these  advanced years are conspicious by their  absence with the head of the Salvation  Army.  There's two things to comider in  printing���material and workmanship  ���get both and you get satisfaction at  the Pioneer.  lowest Cost Copper Producer  The lowest cost copper producing  mine in the world today is Nevada  Consolidated, which during the quarter  ended June 30 last produced fine copper at a cost of 6.75 cents per pound,  beating the record of Utah copper by  slightly better than 2 cents per pound.  For the current quarter Nevada Consolidated will very much better the  records made during the previous  quarter and will very likely show a production of fine copper aggregating 15,-  000,000 pounds at a cost around five  cents per pound, which will be the  lowest cost record known to the histoiy  of copper mining.  Fastest Train Vet  The Great Northern Railway has  put into service a new fast train which  will cut eleven hours off the present  time between St. Paul and Seattle.  Mail from the east will reach Puget  Sound cities twenty four hours earlier.  At the Spokane fair, a diploma was  awarded Newton VV. Emmens, M.E.,  of Trout Lake, for his exhibit of ores  from Trout Lake.  Several of the properties in the Slo-  can-Kootenay districts are shipping  steadily greater quantities of ore than  heretofore and it is learned that a good  number of the less developtd mines in  the district will make their first shipments shortly.  Two gold bricks, representing the  output at the mill at the Nugget mine  for the past four week'-, arrived in Nelson Saturday. Their combined weight  was approximately 45 pounds, and  their value between $8,000 und $9,000.  The Nugget has been .ship- ing for  over a year, its returns being very consistent.  As a whole the mining situation  generally is unusually bright throughout the interior. The shipments from  the mines operating are most encouraging and the fact that capital is being  invested more freely throughput the  district is greatly assisting the situation.  During the year the Alma M. was  bought by Vancouver capital while the  Van Roi at Silverton changed hands.  '.|J,i,( y>m  * ����� "ty   ,'Vl  <*  y  ��M  y iwsL  l-      >   tfv-W  ia yylmv  ��. wi  ' -#  >y<m  ���  '   m  ZM  BOUNDARY * KOOTENAY IM9 ORE RECORD  Mount Maker, which lies directly  south of Mission Junction is reported  to"have beetvin eruption last week.  The frosty days have come again,  The saddest of the year ���  And hot Scotch whisky takes the place  Of Biner's lager beer.  GitS*   Discover)?  y//^y^'M'    I  n  yZfTiMW/f Two thous-  ' and years ago  $ '" ' the usual method of healing skin  injuries and diseases was  to apply certain essences and juices ob-  tained direct from various healing herbs  and roots.- The gladiators of ancient  Rome and the athletes of Greece adopted this means of healing their injuries,  and with wonderful effect. A gladiator  would emerge from the ring having sustained terrible cuts and bruises, yet on  the application of his favourite herbal  balm, within a few days he would again  be ready for combat.  As centuries rolled by, the secret  of making these herbal extracts w_s lost,  and ointments and salves made up of  animal fats took the place of the pure  herbal balm.  Zam-Buk, the great balm which during the past few years has revolutionized the system of skin-healing, was  produced by returning to the idea of the  ancients, that man's best medicaments  must be found in herbal extracts.  In the investigation which followed,  the necessity was seen for entirely ex-  ��� eluding the rancid fats and coarse  minerals from which most modern ointments are compounded, and sticking  closely to nature.       "���"  Scientific inquiry eventually centred .  round the peculiar properties of certain m��nc ,OI���"'* "-v-<-".t. "* *.,���,  vegetable saps and juices. These ex- -��� "?me,y - ��1 �� D , ��� \?ay?:  tracts from tare herbs had, it was i.und, " Wherever a box of Zam-Buk is handy  a curious power that enabled them w���.n!the i->'<* ^ration "lay be rehed upon as  spread on the broke:, skin, to k.iit tnc, an ami_.:pticdre88inB which requires ne  edges of tissues together _��� snort, tac prep ..anon and has the particular ad-  power-of healing injur.es in a ,.,arv.-l-* v-m"Be ��'��� ��'�� StSSin& un,t-ue neallne  lously na'.ural way, and of annihildt.ngl-')ro'"-'l't:->'     ���  -   .* ��� ...    w..-i,ou ej   byi     Mr. Frank Scudamore, the  fjreat war  i correspondent  says:   " Zam-Buk cured  f  blood-poisoning,   which caused  it is a splendid healer,  Careful tests established the exceptional value of the new balm,, its constant reliability, and its unvarying  success even in certain obstinate cases  of eczema and ulceration.  From the first Zam-Buk has born out  in practice what its discoverers expected  of it from a practical standpoint. In  four continents it has now become the  favourite household balm. Cheap substitutes made up to look like Zam-Buk,  and sold at so-called " cheap " rates, are  constantly being produced, but the  careful housewife, the mother, bearing  the responsibility and the welfare of her  ailing children, or the bread-winner, who  once wastes money on them never repeats  the experiment. There is no " cheapness " in nature. If one wants her treasure her price must be paid, and now  people don't waste money on "cheap"  imitations.  Zam-Buk, so pure yet so powerful, is  good for young and old. The delicate  skin of babes benefit from its application  and it is widely used by nursing mothers  for the rashes and chafings of very young  children. Men of experience and of  great attainments in varied walks of life  have tested it, and speak of it in the  highest terms.  I     Dr.  Andrew Wilson,   whose name  as  I a scientist is familiar all ihe world over,  in   on-   of   his   recent   medical   woiks  any   germs   of  disease  wound or pore  The choice of the  rignt   herb il juices I,nc  -'   -d the next!   evere ulcers.  and their refinement c.mpnsed the next , ,w mcrits wlU become even  " Mepy after wnich cam: the myred ilhcuu |  nore wjdcly known��  problem of  finding put j.ist  the  exact. Perry, Justice of-t^e Peace,  1 ---   dilferent  ingredient!, 1   ^ivir^K.^^^    b'c*'.  says:   "Zam-Buk  years' du-  ���.���,.are^nSeforerunnerof famous ration^ w���.��. ������   discoveries, but at length, when success relieve.  arrived,      the       investigators       found  Why Have Men Sought tht Pol* 7  The nations have never been so  much impressed by any other geographical event as by the announcement  that theNorth Pole had been attained  It has been a world-wide topic for the  past month. The northern apex of  the globe has been photographed and  the men acclaimed as having unfurled  their flags over it are the heroes of the  day. lc is a great event and the story  of the conquest of the Pole will live in  history; and yet not a vital human  interest will be affected by it.  Times have changed. Scarcely a  pulse in Europe beat faster when the  Western hemisphere was brought to  light four centuries ago. News travelled at snail's pace then. Generations passed away while the New World,  piecemeal, was coming into view. A  century elapsed before the great fact  dawned upon the minds of men that a  redistribution of human enterprise was  to be the potent sequence of a geographical discovery.  The race to-day wants every nook  and coiner ofthe,. eavtbu to. stand, out  in the light, both for the good we mayj  gain from them and for the completion  of our knowledge of the little planet  we inhabit. Nothing less will satisfy  human need and curiosity. The attainment of the Pole signifies that we  can and will produce a map, some day,  which will'picture the whole world  just as it is.  We read of this final  triumph as the  culmination of three centuries   of  striving to reach  the   North   Pole.    But  the Pole  was never  sought, until the  nineteenth century.    Robert   Thorne,  Henry Hudson, and other old mariners  searched the ice edge for  openings   to  the. north, not that they had the slightest interest  in the   pole   but   because  they imagined they might find   a   passage to  China   across   it.    The   early  whalers were concerned about the Pole  only if they might new whaling grounds  there.    Some of them made good northings and two or   three   even   declared  that they bad been   to   the   Pole,   but  their stories will not dim the luster of  the present  achievement.    The  quest  of the Pole as a distinct object of geographical discovery   has   been   known  only for ninety-two years, and it began  when     the    British   Admiralty   commanded    Captain   Buchan,   with   two  vessels, to reach the Pacific by crossing  the North Pole.     The British   flag has  ever since been floated by most of the  leaders who have  struggled and  agonized   and died in thtrir almost superhuman efforts to reach the coveted   goa  There was more significance in Peary's  dispatch that he had nailed   the  Stars  and Stripes to the Pole than   appeared  on   the   surface.���From   "The  North  Pole at Last," Review of Reviews.  Shipments _a_ Sadler ftccelae Par Yaar la  Date.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1909 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEARi  Boundary 33i��43  i.��39-272  Rossland    3.690     176,918  East Columbia River  3,481     144,978  MR3. MAHALA REID.  9 ffaartt'ly Approves cf Pe-ru-r.a and '..'aii-A-t.'nfor Kidney and Bowel Trouble g;  CK>����-*a-*c-o-o*c***c-*c-*ooo*o**c,*-o*o^  MRS. MAHAtA' REID, Oorbyvlllo,  Ont,, Canada, -writes:  Total ... .40,214   1,361,168  SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby  18,985 727<956  B.C. Copper Co. .. 9,100 203,065  Trail  ...... 9-��97 302��353  Northport.... ..... ... 12,761  Total ..7 .   37.l82 1.246,13s  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to "stir things   up."  Slmllkamtan Caal Linii Said  An important deal was put through  at Vancouver last week, by which the  holdings of the Tulameen Coal &  Coke Co. were sold to an English  syndicate for $200,000. The property  is located on Granite Creek, Collins'  Gulsh, and about eleven miles from  Princeton.  The new owners intend to prosecute  development work on an extensive  scale. The coal lands were secured  several years ago by Vancouver parties  and development work to the extent of  $12,000 has been done revealing huge  deposits of rich fuel.  500,000 acres of the richest  land in  'the world for sale at $6.50 to $20.00  :per acre.     We  have  a  colony plan  whereby we sell a farm and a town lot  at Sanborn,  Old  Mexico,   for   $106,'  payable $10 cash, and $10 per month  for   nine   months;   and   no   interest.  For  further   particulars call   or write  I A. A. Morgan, King's   hotel, Phoenix,  I B.C.  ''Your celebrated remedies have I  ' > been* wonderful boon to me In my I  oldaga. I  ::����"�����". ,.., ���. .',���', , V  "I h:ivo not been in so good health fur  several years as now. I was troublod  ���with constipation, rheumatism and  kidney trouble.  1*A little over two years ago, I com.  pletely lost my hoalth, becoming almost helpless, wheu a dear' friend sont  me your rcmedios, Peruna and Marulin,  X began to take them, following the  ���lirectiona on the bottle. I very toon  began to feci boneflted by their use and  continued to take them.  "I am now completely recovered from  the above ailments, in fact, better than  I have been for years past. I cannot  praise the remedies too highly and will  always recommend them to others."  Constipation is-almost sure to set np  other derangements.  Retained accumulations within the  bowels are partly reabsorbed into tho  ayatem,producing sometimes rheiuna-  ttsm. aometimes kidney trouble.  Tho blood being surcharged with  acids, which ordinarily Hud' tliotr escape through tho bowcln when they ara  regular, rheumatism la tho rcRii't.  Acid blood Ior:ns crystals, wMoh accumulate about tho llgamonts, cartl-  lagoa and sometimes tho bones In tho  Joints,    ��� v   v. ���       ������;>  Such morbid accumulations of blood  throw extra work* upon tho "kidneys.  Tho kldnoys being unable to perform  the unusual labor of excreting those  poisons, of too' give way' and kldiiey  troublo Is tlid'result.    "        "     '' '<s  Permanent relief cannot bo reasonably expected oxcopt by correcting the ������  constipation.  , Regular bowels area great safc-\  tguard to health. Pet una and Man- T  latin are unexcelled the world over]  I for chronic diseases affecting tbe\  L bowels and kidneys.- ������ ���   a  .-���-* -+-0-0 9* ,  Mrs. Vv.. W. lamastor, 3127 McAtee,  Ave., Louisville,Ky., writes:  "I suffered for twenty-six years with  bladder and fridney trouble, and being  advised to give Peruna 11 trial, I did so.  Kight, bottles of l'oruna and three bofc.  ties of Mnnalia entirely cured me."  Th? Pioneer for Fins Commercial Printing  and all kinds of Poster work.  r  CARNEY  COPPER  urrivcu,       wic        ������������� 07- , h  themselves in the possession of a.sub  stance of fine consistency, of alight yet  agreeable odour, and unique for its marvellous healing, soothing and ���n��*ePt"j  value. The original m^d.cinal power of  the respective ingredients was found lo  have been multiplied many times by rea-  aon ofthe scientific and novel manner of  their combination as they exert in  Zam-Buk.  For skin eruptions, scalp sores ulcers,  abscesses, poisoning, cold sores,chapped  olaces frost bite, blistering, chafing,  places,   '���"���*-��� Zam-Buk   is   without  SffiT ForC^SteaW. the best remedy  JKacover-d. It relieves the burning,  stabbing, throbbing pams and fives ease  ��!���,���,..   oil   rirue-e sts   and   stores   ten  price.  illlipiilliDI  Extracting Gold from Oro  For the past three months experiments have been conducted at Kenorn  in order to test a more effective and  cheaper process of extracting gold  from ore. The experiments have been  been carried on by Mr. Thurbes, manager of the Combine mine, ��ho now  claims he has invented a process by  means of which gold can he ohta.ned  from ore in more paying quiintitii's  than has hitherto been the case.  S*rrcREAT HERBAL HEALER.  . I II *���* ���'-,: ;:<��� '������   'i      , ���,,   .  u     ' ���  '      - *"  Time at the North Pole  At the north pole time is nothing,  and if one were residing at the north  Dole it would be unnecessary to wind  one's watch. You -ire always at 12  o'clock, and can't walk out of the  hotel without walking south. All  times of day meet at the pole, as the  meeting place of all the meridians.  "THE   CARNEY  COPPER   MINE,   in   the  famous Coeur d'Alenes, four miles south  east  of  Mullan,   Idaho���S  claims, 3 fractions.  Water power, worth $25,000.  Tunnel No. 1, has 350 feet development  work. An ore chute opened for 110 feet in  length, and the end not reached, about 48 feet  wide, and the width not determined. Vertical  depth at face of tunnel 120 feet.  Tunnel No. 2 is in from the portal 925 feet,  crosscuts and side drifts 475 feet, stringers of  ore now appearing in face of tunnel. Vertical  depth 500 feet, strike of importance expected  within 30 days. Stock at less than 20 cent per  share is a good buy.  Only a Few Thousand at  ONE-HALF CASH  ONE-HALF 30 DAYS  Leave your order with  A. S. HOOD, Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  RIO TINTO-  TREADWELL  T"HE RIO TINTO-TREADWELL MINE,  is in the same ore zone as the Granby,  14 miles directly south from Granby mines.  Three miles south-east from Curlew, Wash.  The group is composed of 7 claims. $4,000 was  spent on the ground prior to incorporation.  Tunnel No. 1 is now in about 90 feet.  Ledge No. 1 should be crosscut by November  1st, at a depth of 100 feet. Ledge No. 2 will be  cut before April 1st, at a depth of 125 feet. A  contract for 400 feet was let six weeks ago. Two  shifts are crowding the work night aud day.  Tunnel Site No. 2 has been laid out, which  will give an additional depth of 200 feet below  No. 1. It is less than one-and-one-half miles  from Great Northern and C. P. R. railways.  y y<B  y   \s  M t $  k��i  "im  4tfh  >��� 7*1  Am  'A*  "iy$k  1  ' -$?  ���if  I  ���*?.*> ���  %  i f  i  I  .. i  i   ,  ������ i  ii !   ���'������  zA  ���irtl  :1 ��� ���  PHOEtilX PIONEER, PHOENIX, B.C.  n  1 > ���  as-*-"  i  ft*'  Watclnes  We have tbe Largest Stock of Watches in the Boundary, at prices  suitable to  all  pocket   books.     How   would  you  like  a  good  21  Jewel WatcH   at   $20  IN DDST-PROOF NICKLH CA8S: or a  17   ewel J&lgin. or WaltHam  IN   DOST-PROOK   CASK   AT  KVKRY ONE GUARANTKKD  $10.00  E.  A.   BLACK,  JEWELER  7 Gems' Clothing !i  ��� ��� ��� ��� 0 ���-���-���-#-���0 ��� ������������>  [1  Don't let the cold blasts of winter catch you shivering in a last  anmmer'a suit. Come now, while assort ments and sizes are complete and be fitted out and ready  for the cold  days to come.  i MIMM.I MH��I��"�� ��>  Underwear  Have a look at our big variety of Underwear, and wide range of  sizes. We can fit yon aa comfortable aa if the garments were  made to order.  " ihOS. BPOWH, fiCBg^nlgtogs  D. J. Matheson  3,u5urance agent  HDKUTY    BONDS  FIRE,       _.IFE  ANP  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GLASS  COMMISSIONER    FOR   TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Wby You Should Advertise  The biggest men in the country have found that the easiest and  surest way to spell success is Advertise. Suppose the newspapers  did not publish the news, bow would people know what is happening? .If you don't publish the Store. News how will folk know  about .your goods? Youcan never sell the goods people do not  know ,you have. Advertising is telling about your stock. The  firm that advertises gets ahead, every time, of the firm that does  not advertis*. Shopworn and out-of-date stock is the penalty many  merchants pay for not advertising.  BOOKS AND MAGAZINES  Days a growin' leaner; interest in readin' keener���  We say buy a  book���then hunt a quiet nook���  Lots of satisfaction.  Newest Copyrights and latest Magazines always in stock.  Also Daily papers.  MeRAH BROS.  SCHOOL BOOKS      STATIONERY      CONFECTIONERY  62��c.per  for 7  acre cash and  each year  thereafter  secures to you a BRITISH COLUMBIA  FARM in tne British Columbia Southern  Columbia and Kootenay and Columbia  and Western Railway Companies' Land  Grants. These Farm Lands are eminently suited for the raising of  fruit> Grain or Stock  and may be purchased on these EASY  TERMS from  THE  mm\  who are looking for Settlers for this part.  Timber Lands of the highest character,  situated in these Grants, are offered for  sale in blocks of from 640 acres upwards  Ml! fHflllllfS MHStt.   FAST WWW;  Apply to the address as shown  on  the   attached   coupon  <$ "\.    for   Maps, Application  .^ ^)^\     Forms, Regulations  *-*���.   v?_*nN-     and Literature  -tZENHOH T__B PHOENIX PIONEER WHEN REPLYING  I'M' and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OK. LOCAL  AND   (SENKRAI,  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  Ask for oyster cocktails at the  Brooklyn.  Fine selection of new suitings at R.  Horrell's.  Warren Mattinson returned last week  from Mexico.  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. Horrell's.  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Barker and family  are visiting friends in the city.  Miss Nellie Ingrain went to Nelson  on Tuesday on a visit to friends.  For sale���a Rood team of heavy  draft horses; apply at the Phoenix  Dairy.  Born���In Phoenix, on Saturday,  Oct. 2, to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Helmer,  a son. ..  W. S. Longhurst is relieving at the  E.T. Bank during the absence of Mr.  Brine.  A. McDonald and W. Elson were  in Phoenix on Wednesday to see what  a busy town looks like.  The Phoenix Methodist church will  hold its annual harvest home festival  on Thursday, Oct. 28.  Miss C. Nelson of Spokane has been  spending a few days in the city with  her sister, Mrs. A. Liljenberg.  Dr. Dickson, J. E. Thompson and  John Love returned Monday from  spending a week at.the A.-Y. P. exposition.  'Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifles.  He who has good goods and is afraid  to tell about them is a coward���so to  speak. Don't be a coward, let the  Pioneer talk for you if you can't.  Announcement is made in a Spokane paper of a marriage license having  been issued to C. O. Allen of Spokane  and Miss Daisy Horrell of Phoenix.  :The "dry" in connection with Mother  Lode mine was destroyed by fire early  Monday morning. Aside from the  building itself there was no serious  loss,.������/:���.'���������'���'. '���' _. .-  The first forewarning of winter  reached ��� Phoenix yesterday, when a  light skift of snow fell and gave the  small boy and his handsleigh an opportunity to get busy.  Fred Fredericks has returned from  Nicola where he had Jgone to secure a  mate for O. B. Smith's sorrel driver.  Mr. Smith has now one of the handsomest team of drivers in the  Boundary.  Danny Deane and- son Danny returned Wednesday from a two weeks'  trip to Vancouver, where he was looking over recent acquisitions of real  estate. He is quite enthused with the  growing possibilities of Vancouver  ' A. F. Geddes left Wednesday for  Peachland, where he will take charge  of the Morrin-Thompsori store during  the absence of Mr. Morrin, who will  take a trip to the coast*  v Was it insured? Everybody asks  this question after a fire. If you have  no insurance on your house or furniture  or stock, don't put off taking out a  policy till after a fire has occurred.  D. J. Matheson represents the strongest  companies in the world.. Rates mod  erate.    See hitri..        - . '  Speaking of advertising: There is  no business that cannot be increased  and benefited by advertising. No class  of advertising pays as well as a- well  written newspaper; ad. There is no  work you could' do that would bring  you as great returns as to use thirty  minutes time each day in the study of  advertising, if you are in business.  The great trouble with most advertisers  in a country town is that they write an  ad. invoicing their stock in trade and  expect by letting it stand week after  week in the country newspaper to get  direct returns from it.  Card  of Thank*  To those who have been with me  during my bereavement, and by kind  words and generous acts have tried to  lessen my sorrow, I tender my sincere  thanks.  Mrs. A. Liljenberg.  NOTICE  All tickets purchased in connection  with the raffle of my piano will be redeemed at Central hotel or Al. Alm-  strom's store, as there were not suf-  ficent tickets to raffle the piano.  - Mrs.' Vand.  Keep both eyes on the Rio Tinto-  Tredwell mine, near Curlew, Wash.E  Buy Rio Tinto-Treadwell stock at 3j_  cents per share on the payment plan.  Only a few thousand shares left at this  price.���J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  Your Dollar  will come back to you if.you spend it  at home. It is gonefor ever if you  send it to the Mail Order House. A  glance through our advertising columns will give you an idea where it  will buy the most!  There's two things to consider in  printing���material and workmanship  ���get both and you get satisfaction at  the Pioneer.  For rent, nice suite of housekeeping  rooms at Biner block.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  D; Whiteside barrister, of Grand  Forks, was in Phoenix yesterday.  Jack Park returned Thursday after  spending some months on the coast.  For rent���-two roomed house, partly  furnished ; apply to D. W.   McKenzie.  Miss Peggie Bell went to Spokane  on Monday to spend a week with  friends.  Mrs. P. Meacham returned on Saturday from a visit with friends in  Spokane.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hartley returned  on Monday after spending a week with  friends in Nelson.  Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Matheson re  turned on Saturday from a trip to  Seattle and other coast cities.  The cameraphone, the newest entertainer on the road, will give another  show in the opera house tonight.'  P. Burns' local meat market received  a carload of beef on Wednesday. It  is from Similkameen-grazed stock.  Albert Biner returned Tuesday from  a months' trip to various points in  Washington, including Seattle and  Olympia.  F. E. Brine of the E. T. Bank and  Mrs., Brine left this week for the coast  on a visit to friends in Vancouver and  other cities.  Mrs. Julius Carson and children returned on Saturday from. Winnipeg,  where they had been visiting Mrs.  Carson's mother, who was ill.  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick-���call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. C.  A. Ross. ;  If you are requiring any rough  lumber give M. Mclntyre a chance to  figure on it. He can furnish you with  better material'at less money than any  outside competitor.    ���  Now that the season for putting up  stoves has come, around again householders should excercise gieat care in  seeing that flues and stove pipes are  securely safeguarded so that danger  from fire is reduced to a minimum. It  is better to be at a little expense and  trouble in taking preventative measures  than vto sbe7*carele>s"and -neglect and  suffer loss one's self and cause losses  to fall on neighbors.  Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ryan had a  close call from serious accident on the  switchbacks from Greenwood Tuesday  night. They were, returning from  Rock Creek and the intense darkness  made it impossible to see the road,  and the horses failing to keep the road  both occupants were thrown from the  buggy near the Last Chance mine.  They were slightly injured, but were  able to walk into the city.  NOTICE FOR TRANSFER OF 7  LICENSE  We herewith beg to give notice, that  at the next meeting of the License Commissioners for the city of Phoenix,7B.C.,  we intend to apply for-a transfer of the  license held by Boone & Massey for the  Dominion hotel, Phoenix, to J. B. Boone  of the said Dominion hotel.  " ���. J.'B. Boone   ;  H. L. Massev  Phoenix. B.C. Sept. 13,'1909.  EDWARD'S  FURNITURE STORE  ART THOU  WEARY?  ���then don't wait till you get to  the "other side of Jordan" before  getting a rest. The sweet fields  of Eden are right here and Edwards has the kind of goods you  need for a body and soul-satisfying  rest. He has the softest couches,  the easiest chairs and the most  comfortable beds ��� beds with  springs and mattresses that relieve  the pressure on every aching joint  when you are '���all in." His house  furnishings are not only comfortable and easy but artistic���well  made and well finished���bought  from the best makers.  A New Staipanes&t  Edwards has just received a new  shipment and his warerooms are  now stocked from cellar to garret  ���everything yqu need iri furnishings. To enumerate the long list  of articles would tire you. Call  and examine. Vou are cordially  invited. He Wants your trade.  .     *    , .       ���.���������.���..������  C. R'EcS wards  WARNING  jolly Fred  Stanficld I The ORIENTAL LIMITED  WILL APPEAR IN PHOENIX  OPERA HOUSE, One Night Only  IMGNt. Oct. 13  Anyone failing to see the show  will miss one of the best attractions of the season.  High-Class Vaudeville, Roaring Farce  Comedy, Latest Motion Pictures and  Illustrated Songs.  TWO HOURS OF MIRTH,  MUSIC  AND   LAUGHTER  Prices, 20c, 35c. and 50c.  Reserued Seats at T. Brown's.  COPPER  The New Edition of tho  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII. issued May, 1909, contains  1500 pages, with nearly 60 per cent,  morematter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions and  on statistic* have been carefully revised  and the bulk of the matter therein is  ENTIRELY  NEW  There are 26 chapters.       '  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining. Brands, Grades, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes, Terminology,  Deposits by Districts. States, Countries  and Continents; Mines in Detail, Kta  tistics of Production, Consumption, Imports,   Exports,   Finances,   Dividends.  fitC  The Copper Handbook is concededly  the  World's Standard Reference  Book On Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  in this new and greatly enlarged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than the  Bible���though not necessarilv a better  lxx>k because of its greater bulk. It is  filled with FACTS of vital iinporance to  ���THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR    THE METALLURGIST  7 THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  PRICE is $6 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are the most liberal. Send  no money, but order the book sent to  yon, all carriage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if ifsuits. Can  you afford not to eee.the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you?  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher, ;  Hora.ee J. Stevens  36,  Shelden Building, Houghton  Mich.. U.S.A.  WANTED    NOW  A reliable party to act as agent and  salesman in Phoenix and surrounding  district for the sale of hardy Ontario  grown fruit and ornamental trees.  Good pay weekly. Exclusive territory.  As we guarantee delivery of first grade  stock in good condition our agents  have every fchance of doing a splendid  business.     Write now.  Pelham Nursery Co.,  TORONTO,   ONT.  N.B.���Salesman   book orders   for Fall delivery  from now- 00.  AT   QJSTCE  A   RELIABLE   LOCAL   SALESMAN  WANTED TO REPRESENT  Canada's Oldest and Greatest  Nurseries  in Phoenix and adjoining country.  We have been shipping stock for  thirty years to British Columbia, and as  our trees are grown on limestone soil  thev are acknowledged by experienced  fruit growera to be longer lived and  hardier than Coast grown stock.  A permanent situation to right man  with territory reserved.  Pay Weekly. Free Outfit. Write for particulars  Stone & Wklusgion  fonthiix, - nurseriks  Licensed by B.C. Government  TORONTO        -       ���       - ONT.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply for a transfer of the License now  held by me for the Central Hotel,  Phoenix, at the next sitting of the  Board of License Commissioners for said  City, to A. O. Johnson.  AUGUST JACKSON.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.  Sept. 9th, 1909  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that we intend  to apply at the next sitting of the Board  of License Commissioners for the City of  Phoenix for a transfer of the Liquor  License held by ua for tho Butte hotel to  A. Luciani.  LuCIAMI & 'VlCHBY.  Phoenix, Sept. 9,1909,  _   B U t-i-�� T I ^  drear Northern Rai baay  TRAVEL THE COMFORTABLE WAY  TO THE COAST���via  ���       ��**. M THE QUICKEST���gHyiiTMi-Biwi   ����"'"  and Coy. 1 sl^il*" $ J 7.85  PHOENIX TO VANCOUVER,  B.C.,  via SEATTLE AND EVERETT  PHOENIX TO VICTORIA  via SEATTLE AND BOAT  Standard or Tourist Br-rths ..Reserved hy wire  from  Phoenix.  Close connections at Spokane  for  Coast Traffic.  For Rates, enquire or write  J, V. Ingram, Agent.  CHRISTINA LAKE HOTEL  ON ���  BEAUTIFUL CHRISTINA  LAKE  OLE   JOHNSON,   Pkoi-uiktok  The Best of Fishing, Boating and Bathing.    Steam Launch  meets parties at foot of lake from  Cascade.  Fifteen Minutes Walk from Fife Station  Picnic and   Week-End   Parties  Specially  Catered  CAMPERS INVITED  THE  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Employs a system which makes it  it easy for its out-of-town depositors  to open accounts and transact  business   by   mail   with   any   of   its  51    EIGHTY ONE BRANCU OFNCES    ol  DETAILED   INFORMATION  FURNISHED  ON   REQUEST.  TUB   Ft.VKST   QOAUTV   IX  MILK an<J CREAM  A. T  thb  DAiBi  PHOMIC  STUICTLY    KttKSH    KOOS  J.   W.    UANNAM,    PROPHIBTOIt  Household La und ry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundrying done at the Reco Laundry.   ALL WORK Heiioi  GUARANTEED      AIO  Reco Laundry  Here's a Hint!  GOOD CREAM OR MILK, such as the PHOENIX DAIRY BRAND, is  the basis of a tempting meal. It.makes everything taste better. Try it���  and you'll always buy it.    All milk is aereated before being Bold.  W. A. MCKAY & SONS,  Dkuvkkkd to All Pakts of thk City  nih vnm Mil  UNDER NEW   MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CLASS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, 0RAVING, Etc., at Reasonable Rates.  We aim to Please an. Solicit an Opportunity.  DRV WOOD IN ANV QUANTITY.  ���McElroy Bros.  (PHONE 34)  Phoenix, B.C.  WHEN YOU WANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it. properly you must  have experienced men. The Phoenix Pioneer  has the men, the material and the machinery to do  the work. Send us your next order for printing���  no order too big, none too small. We do everything in printing, and will give you  satisfaction.  W^i**��-^j?i��hW,-ity'j"^t'.^'j^iftB*i*niiWC  i*t-^i*jtt��t/-*.a^3m#iwi��ii!ihf:"~'&#* tj-.oi&ti'Mv&M&'i} 'T-im-WHSw*!��*ay'.*w-/'-��W4��-��:

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