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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 12, 1907

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 m  *r  fft  ���fa  i  p.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURN  Ennui* Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER  ."5s* .^������:3>>.'-,S'^a��.-;s>g"  ��  *'^--;i5--5>-'-5"3>-"3��'��^S^  sZ��t *2?-*>'?3'-*'?Z'-*r sft  fa  fa  fa  fa  i  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  $  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  ���  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa   _  Autumn Reminders in  Men's Apparel  New  Stetson & Christy Hats, Underwear at all prices. Tweed and  Flannel Shirts, Carss Mackinaws  Sweaters, in Hudson Bay Knitting Co., Knit-to-fit and Monarch  Brands. . Perrins Mocha and  Kid Gloves. Wool and Cashmere Hosiery, Tweed and Worsted Pants, would be good v.ilue  at twice the price we ask for them*  Complete line of Rubbers, Mining Shoe.- from the Best Manufacturers in Canada.  We Carry the Largest Stock of  Trunks and Suit Cases  in the City.  '������*������  A few of our lines in  Ladies' Fall and Winter Wear  New  Dress Goods, WrapperettCs and  Flannelettes, Top Skirts, all  styles and prices, Sateen and  Moreen Underskirts. Cashmere  and Worsted Hosiery, Kid, Silk  and Fabric Gloves. "Watson  Brand" Wool Underwear, "Crescent Brand" Flannelette Gowns  and Underwear, "Morning Glory  Brand" of wrappers, House  Dresses, Long and Short Kim-  onas, imported direct from manufacturers in Chicago, Sheets  and Sheeting, Linens, Towels  and Towelling.  LIMITED.  ���%  w  W  ���w  ?  w  f  T  W  f  S��  ?  \V  |  fa  fa  n  f  w  w  f  w  \i/  T  W  s��  s��  St/  GRANBYS ANNUAL REPORT  Produced 16,410,576  lbs/ Copper Against  19,939,004 lbs. in 1906-RefIects Disadvantages of Operating.  No,   45  Assets and Liabilities, June 30, 1907.  assets.  Cost of Land, Real  Estate, Machinery, Buildings, Dwellings, and Equipment      ...     ...  Stocks, Bonds and Bills Receivable...       Fuel and Store Supplies    Cash and Copper       slock exchanges, and the conversion  was a success, as on September 13th,  when the books closed, it showed that  134,009 shares of $100 each are outstanding, and 9,910 shares of $10  each. Four regular quarterly dividends of 3% each and 1% extra, in all  t2%, have been declared-.during Uu*  last year, amounting to $r,620,000.  J.  LANCELOT!!.  INSEPTEMBER  KILLED AT THE  RAWHIDE MINE  Was  $15,180,913  '3��.S.V3  .    853-280  $1 7,060,406  Capital Stock ..  In the treasury  liabilities.  $15,000,000  1,500,000  Issued Stock       Dividends Collected on Liquidator Shares  Accounts and Bills payable   Surplus   $1 7,060,406  The following are the salient features of the annual report, together with  those ofthe four previous years for corresponding periods:  $13,500,000  885  ; 783-764  2.775.757  1907. 1900.           1905.  Copper produced, lbs.    ..10,410,570 19,939,004   14,237,022  Silver, ounces    ..    ..    ..     257,378 310,947        212,180  Gold, ounces      ..    ....       35,083 50,020         42,884  Granby ore smelted, tons    649,022 796,188        550,738  Foreign ore smelted, tons      10,893 20,158         38,382  Mine develop, lin. feet   ...        9,701 8,098           5,200  Diamond Drilling, lih. ft..."'      7,279 11,505           3,148  Total amount realized    ..$4,521,549 $4,751,059   $2,749,145  Charges of all kinds..   7. 2,672,529 2,927,422    2,036,496  Net profits .........  1,924,937 .1,823,617         712,(549  Dividends   ....    :..   7.1,620,000 810,000 .    .   Surplus       ..    ....    ..2,775,757 2,547,738 -..1,564,876  New construction     ....     317,677 105,975"      343,974  (.New mining properties ..       08,164 350,485        142,603  Cash and copper on hand     853,280 1*023,833        584,113  ���������  ass^^a-^^fe:  ,,1W  190-1.  10,024,415  . 275,960  54,231  51(1,059  41,472  5,098  $2,960,247  2,062,833  283,513  133,630  833,419  $97,247  1903.  12,551,758  277,574  35,121  289,583  13,820  3,] 27  $2,271,252  1,975,789  295,463  0*3,536  $207 481  187,915       179,807  n*s**i*ia****i*<  Fruit for  Preservin  Now is the season of the year  for securing fruit for preserving, and  as we have fresh shipments, direct  from the Orchards, almost daily, we  can make the prices right.  Peaches,   Pears,   Plums,  Apples  and Many Other Varieties.  We also have JARS in any quantity, Pints and Quarts, and the  Sugar to do them up with.  Send us your order at once���we'll do  the rest and do it right.  atnu Witftnp^ot^  <^  ^aaaajsaaa^^M  At the annual meeting of the Granby  Consolidated Mining, Smelting &  Power Co., Ltd., held in the company's  New York office last week, the retiring  board of directors was reelected, and  at a subsequent meeting of the directors the old officers were also reelected. The annual report of the  company was submitted to the shareholders and unanimously adopted.  While the report shows* a slightly  smaller production of bullion during  the fiscal year ending June 30, 1907,  due largely to fuel shortage, if--also  shows" that" the" profits were a little  larger than the previous year, on  account of the increased price realized  for copper.  In his address to the shareholders,  lacob Langeloth, the president, of the  company, said:  The operations during the last business year show a very considerable  falling off as compared with the previous fiscal year, In spite of the fact  that the mines were prepared to furnish a very much larger tonnage and  the smelter fully equipped to handle  the same. This is due to the great  shortage of fuel throughout the West  in the past year; the railroads were unable to procure sufficient coal to operate their trains and the company  sufficient quantities of coke for their  furnaces.  In the British Columbia coal fields,  whence our supply of fuel is drawn,  there were two strikes, one last (all  and the other last spring, resulting in  the production of coke being seriously  interfered with and the output crippled  to such an extent that at no time could  the quantities contracted for be delivered. A very severe winter caused  blockades on all the railroads, which  irrespective of this, were hardly able to  take care of the largely increased  traffic. In order to relieve the situation temporarily, contracts were made  last October for about 20,000 tons of  eastern coke, which entailed an extra  expenditure of nearly $100,000, but  later in the season even these supplies  stopped on account of the railroads  being unable to make deliveries.  All these things interfered seriously  with the operation of the plant, and  the cost of mining, and especially  of smelting increased considerably.  The eight large lurnaces could be  operated only intermittently, and  during the month of May both mines  and smelter had to be closed down for  want of fuel. The output suffered  heavily, especially at the time when  the prices of copper were at the highest,  and this in turn precluded our receiving as high an average price for the  product as wouid otherwise have been  the case. All copper is sold at the  current prices ruling as soon as the  weight and assays are agreed upon  with the refiners, and no stocks are,  therefore, on hand.  It was estimated at the beginning of  the year, that, due to the greater  capacity of the smelter, the production  could be increased to about 25,000,000  pounds. Instead of this, only 16,403,-  749 pounds of copper were produced,  or about 3,250,000 pounds less than  the previous year. In spite of all  these adverse conditions, the net profits  are somewhat higher, but not at all in  harmony with what ought to or could  have been accomplished if the regular  supply of coke could have been secured. The cost per pound of copper  produced, after deducting the value of  gold and silver, was ^1014 during the  past year, against only .0S35 in the  preceding year. If the mines and  plants are operated to their full capacity, lower costs can again be confidently expected. At the smelter the  eight furnaces are now in shape 'to  handle over one million tons of ore p^r  year, which should; produce in the  neighborhood of 30,000,000 pounds of  copper per annum.     ,  Among the most important new  work undertaken and completed at the  mines was"trie sitikmg'or Uie~new"~VTc"  toria three compartment shaft, which  will be connected with the different  ore levels, and a complete electric  haulage system is being installed on  the 400-foot level. It is estimated to  hoist and crush 2,000 tons of ore daily  at this shaft alone. The shipping bins  are between the tracks ofthe Canadian  Pacific and Great Northern railways,  giving the additional advantage of  transportation to the smelter by two]  roads.  The Gold Drop and Monarch properties, acquired about two years ago,  have been developed vigorously, and  have proved very valuable to our holdings. Very large quantities of ore are in  sight and shipping facilities have been  provided to handle a large tonnage.  In a word, the mines are prepared to  produce practically any tonnage that  can be transported to the smelter,  where the entire eight furnaces have  been enlarged, and have now a maximum capacity of about 3,500 tens per  twenty-four hours.  One element of uncertainty in the  past���which at times crippled the work  ���has been eliminated. A contract  has been made with the South Kootenay Power Company for the supply of  electricity. The plant has been completed, and power in abundance is now  being furnished.  The question of securing regular  supplies of coke has been constantly  before your board, and after mature  d-'liberation, it was decided to acquire  a considerable interest in the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co, Ltd., from which  our main supply of fuel is secured.  The wisdom of this step has already  made itself felt, as for the last few  weeks a full supply of coke has been  furnished, thus overcoming the difficulties which, as already mentioned,  were very costly to tht company. The  vice-president and general manager of  the company, Mr. [ay P. Graves,  has been elected a member of the-  board of directors of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co., Ltd.  The above mentioned expenditures  may make it advisable in the near  future to issue the treasury stock of  1 s,ooo shares of the par value of $100  each, in which event the same will be  uffered to the stockholders prorata to  their holdings, on terms still to be decided upon by the board.  Considering the lar^e quantities of  ore which have been developed during  the year, the board feels justified in  continuing its work of providing a  larger smelting capacity, but improvements of this kind lake a great deal of  time, and have to be laid out in a  careful way in order lo secure the most  economical treatment and best results.  During the year the shares of the  company were converted into $100  shares par value, by exchanging 10  shares of $ro each into one share of  $100. The new ' 1 .i-i-s have been  listed on the New  York   and   Boston  Life  of   Alex.   Dawson  Snuffed Out.  Early Tuesday morning Alex. Dawson was killed in a shoot in the Rawhide mine, being the first fatality that,  has ever occurred at that property.  Dawson was mucker boss, and had  been repeatedly ordered not to go up  into the shoots, it being well known to  be unusually dangerous. He persisted,  however, and this time a rock came  down and crushed him against the side  of the shoot, death having been instantaneous. To get his body out  some of the bulkheading had to be removed.  Dawson was a member of the  miners' union, and came to Phoenix a  year ago last May, having been first in  the employ ofthe Granby Co., and then  in that of the Dominion Copper Co.  He was a young man of some 23 years,  unmarried, and was a nativeof Huntly,  Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had a  cousin living near Spokane, who was  notified of the sad fatality. The funeral  was held yesterday afternoon, under  the auspices of the miners' union, Rev.  Samuel Lundie attending.  Wednesday afternoon Coroner A S.  Black empanelled a jury to inquire  into the causes of death, the jury,  being C. W. Whittaker, John Black,  Norman McLeod, W. L. Mclnnes, V.  M. Sherbino, Geo. McNie and Robin  Nelson. After hearing the evidence  of witnesses, including that of William  Sampson, shift boss, to the effect that  Dawson had been repeatedly ordered  not to enter the shoots, the jury returned a verdict that Dawson was  killed by being crushed in the shoot  through disobeying orders.  J 3,000 Tons Increase  Over August.  Boundary Mining Notes  Boundary    Shipments    Now  Showing Better Total.  COMfNS AND GOING  Belter coke receipts generally at  the several smelting plants of the Boundary district are reflected in table  showing the figure of shipments from  the various shipping mines of the  Boundary, the total for September  lacing 138,060 tons, or over 13,000  tons in excess of the total for the  month of August, the improved situation from the coke receipt standpoint  being felt in the latter part of August.  In September Granby's record, which  is now operating at the fullest possible  capacity, was 20,000 tons of ore more  than for August, but both British  Columbia Copper and Dominion fell  lower over 5,000 tons each for September as compared with August.  Snowshoe, which ships to both Trail  and H. C. Copper, shows an .increase  of nearly 3,000 tons shipped in the j  last calendar month over August.  Shipments of ore from the various  mines during September are reported  to have been as follows, in tons:  74>677  22,956  Granby mines  ..     ...  B. C. Copper Co.:  Mother Lode  19,866  Emma          3>��3��  Oro Denoro  60  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn   4.3����  Rawhide      9.S3Q  Idaho          3>3����  Sunset       1  5,200  Mountain Rose...  439  Snowshoe       Providence   ���   ���  .22,769  18,532  30  W. X. Perkins, Great Not them  agent, left Saturday for a month's va  cation, to his old home, St. Cloud,  Minn.  Mrs. George L. Elkins and children  expect to leave today for a visit with  her sister in Spokane and with relatives  in Oregon.  J. E. W. Thompson has been down j ti  in the Meyers Falls   fruit   belt   again, | T  securing more carloads of the   product  of that section.  Dr. C. J. Fagan, of Victoria, provincial medical health officer, came in  Wednesday evening, and proceeded  next day to Greenwood.  John A. and Mrs. Morrin   returned j  late last week from Walla Walla, Wash.,  where Mrs. Morrin has   been   visiting  her sister (or some weeks.  J. P. Graves, general manager of the  Granby Consolidated, is in the east,  where he attended the annual meeting  of the company last week.  W. C. Thomas, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., returned this  week from a trip to Spokane, where he  went to meet Mrs. Thomas.  Mrs. W. C. Hower, of Mullan,  Idaho, who has been visiting her  mother, Mrs. Dawson, for some weeks,  returned to Mullan last Saturday.  Ralph Gilbert, who has been down  in Reno, Nevada, for six or eight  months, has returned to Phoenix and  secured a position at the Snowshoe  mine.  September total     138,964  . The above figures do not include  any. custom ore shipped to district  smelters.frorn outside the Boundary,  nor'o're from Boundary owned mines  from the outside.  New Sawmill Starting.  D. J. McDonald and John P Loftus  have purchased a new sawmill and installed it about two   miles   from   Anaconda on the No. 7 wagon   road, in a  belt of fine   fir," tamarack  and   cedar  timber, that will last for several   years  he mill has a capacity of 25,000 feet  per day of finished lumber, there also  being a planing  mill   in  connection.  With the present demand for   lumber  in the various towns and mines of the  Boundary, and with  the advantage of  small freights, the new firm should  do  well.    The first order will be for three-  inch plank to be used on the 225 feet  of bridges on the new wagon road just  east of Phoenix.  Work started this week on the house  to cover the new air compressor-being  installed at the War Eagle by the Consolidated Company.  Dominion Copper Co's monthly pay  day will be on the 12th hereafter, instead of the 10th as formerly, this  taking effect today.  For August Snowshoe's shipments  were 18,532 tons, being 8,389 tons to  Trail smelter and 10,143 tons to the  B.   C.     Copper     Co.'s    Greenwood  smelter.  <    .        .  With the large force employed during September, Granby's mine payroll  was a healthy one here, about $55,000,  which was distributed last Thursday,  as usual.  Boyles Bros, sent one of their drilling outfits to the Skylark mine this  week, where they will put in a number  of bore holes for the Skylark Development Co., Ltd.  Next week the annual meeting of  the Providence Mining Co. will be  held in Greenwood, when plans for a  larger machinery plant are expected to  be laid before the shareholders.   ���*������  M. Mclntyre expected io haul  Athelstan ore from Wellington camp  to the Winnipeg spur this week, but  I was delayed in beginning the work because of a frog taken out by the G; P.  R., which had to be replaced before  dumps could be spotted at the desired  place.  At the Independence group, in the  Similkameen, being operated .under  bond by the Grandy Co., a shaft has  been sunk 150 feet, and a tunnel  driven 450 feet to meet it. The force  of men is now crosscutting- the development being encouraging, according to W. Y. Williams, who returned  from the property, on Bear creek, last  week. Work will be continued there  all winter, according to the present  plans.  FOUR CASES AND  A QUARANTINE  Latest Prices in Metal*  Nkw Yoek���Copper, electrolytic, $13.  S7^ @ $14.00-  lake. *H.OO    @  if 14.25  Bar Silver, 64J8  Lead ; $5 15 �� ��5.25.  Spelter, $5.40 �� $5.50.  Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker left  yesterday for a short vacation, which  jie will spend in Vancouver, New Westminster and vicinity.  No New Gases Developed in  Last Week.  Dr. C. J. Fagan,   of  Victoria,   provincial health officer, was here Wednesday and  Thursday,   looking  into  the  (tvf cases   of small  pox   which   have  broken out here recently, most of them  since the last issue of the Pioneer  was  put in type.    The doctor looked  into  everything and   expressed   himself as  well satisfied with the  steps   that  had  been taken to prevent the  spread  of  the disease,   but   wished   to  learn  its  source, and left   here for  Greenwood  on that mission.    While  here   he  appointed   Dr.   J.   D.    MacLean    local  medical health officer,  the  city doing  the   same   on   its behalf.     Dr.   Mac-  Lean stated to the Pioneer:  "There are only four cases thus far,  and no new ones have developed since  last Friday. These cases we are taking  care of at the hospital specially constructed, and we think we have the  matter well in hand now. The city is  quarantined so that there shall be no  communicating of the disease on the  outside. Every precaution is being  taken."  The mines of the camp are working  and-shipping as usual, and general  business runs along in the usual way,  with the above exceptions. Many,  however, are wisely being vaccinated,  as an additional precaution.  ������--��.��  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  October 12, '07  Maurice M. Johnson, of the Dominion Cor.per Co., came in to the Boundary from Salt Lake city this week,  and is spending a few days in the  district.  Wm. Yolen H'itiiams, who had just  returned from a trip to the upper  Similkameen country, was in the city  a day last week, leaving Saturday for  his home in Spokane.  A. B. Hood, manager ofthe Eastern  Townships Bank here, spent Thursday  in Grand Forks, where he met Jame1*  McKinnon, of Sherbrooke, Quebec,  general manager of the institution.  Dr. R. B. Boucher, for seven years  a resident of Phoenix, is now in New  York city, taking a special course for  a few months, before goimj to Berlin  and Vienna. Mrs. Boucher is with  him.  Chief of Police Donald Gunn and  wife, nee Miss Cummings, returned  Wednesday from their honeymoon trip  to Nelson, Rossland and Spokane.  They will keep house on Old Ironsides avenue.  F. H. Knight and wife arrived from  Spokane and will likely remain all winter, Mr. Knight being a memher of  the Spokane Diamond Drill Contacting Co., which has contracts with the  Snowshoe management.  The following table Rives the ore shipments  of Boundary mines lor lqoo. for 7901, tur  1902. for 1903, for tQ04, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Post  1902       1903        1904         1905  3<>9,85S    39J.71S   5-I9.703    653,Sii9  20,800      71,212      ....  1900  64.553  297  1901  231.762  1,731  99.034  47.405  650  Mine.     Camp.  Granby Miues..Phoenii  Snowshoe Phoeuix  $ B. C. Copper Co.  ���     Mother Lode Dcailwd     5.340  T      H. C. Mine Summit    19,494  y     HniniH Summit      i      Oro Denoro ...Summit      T Hounie Belle Oeadwood      Y Dominion Copper Co.  A      Brooklyn-Stem..I'hnix      I      Maho I'hoenix      IP      Kawhide t'liocutx      A      Sunset Deadwood      T      Nrou:r.n Ko��c S.imini:       y       Atllelst.lll.WeilillKton 1,200            550  \      Morrison ...Oeadwood      X   H. Hell Summit    '.   * Senator Summit    ��� Hrey FoKle Summit       '.'.....'..'.  ^ No. 37 Summit  7"..'.'.'  .   Keliauce Summit    V Sulphur King���Summit    ^ Winnipeg....Wellington     1,076        1,040  A GoldeuCrowu Wcllugtu     2,250        * King Solomon W.Coppr  v  3ig Copper W.Coppi-  V No. 7 Mine Central  �� City of Paris Whites            2,(  ��� Jewel Long Luke 160  Riverside...Kock Creek       A Car mi West fork      I Sally West Kork      T Kombler   West folk      A liutcher Boy..West Kork    ..  a  Duncan West Fork      Y Providence...Providence   V Klkhoru Providence      A Strathmoie .Providence      A Preston Skylark      Y Prince Henry ....Skylark       S> Skylark Skylark      A Last Chance Skylark      It. P. U. Mine...Skylark       Hay Skylark      "kylark      Skylark      Skylark      Helen Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Vails      Republic Bouudary Vlls      Miscellaneous  3.230  Total, tons    9*1.000  A Smelter treatment���  v     Urauby Co    62,387  B.C.CopperCo   nonunion Coppei Co   1906  801.404  S.4J6  1907    Week  512,567  19,847  loS,3lo    4,914  141,326  14,811  S.530  13S.079  19,365  22,937  ���5.537  174,29s    174,567  37.960  16,400  9,4��5  3.007  105.900  1.480  1: S04  3.177  1S3.439  1.370  ���o,33!  6,3M  4,601  1.175  S02       7,455     15.731  32,350  3.070  3.250  759  55.731   140.685  2.960  25,108  3.056  747  26,032  4S.390  3.555  150  560  *��75  665  350  v uav ?>k  % Mavis Sk  I  Don Pedro Sk  f Crescent Sk  3-t5"  ,'-VO,*K>0  ;.SO,S2.S  H-.611  7S5  625  482  890  ^aS S76  -l.-.Vto  14S.OOO  " 5.646  3.339  4.5*6  1,��33  33  150    .  363  3.450  222  364  33  2.135  586  30    .  145  770  *.*��   30  106  79  .1  1.140  40  140  993  400  726  325  52  50  30O  ^35  689    .  255    ���  73    ������  '5  589  107  43.295  14.929  62,775  3".433  -.942  049  2.9S4  500  690.419  401,921  162, ?'3  132.5,  90  80  60  750  829,808 933,5181,161,537988,838    34,713  596,252 687,9,88 828,879 50S.4.-���;.  210.484   21o.Sv>    123.740 307,252  30.930    3.|,[-..,9   218,811  15j,('..|2  21.5't  9,8'vi  4,1 ;o  1  4X|  j!1  W*1  nt  v  -���v^l  i\% WW  m  Hi  Jiftf-S  13  /f -it*' I' ���  i  ��Sf;  ais  PsM  MM  I 4  memi  mm,  ffl.  m  m&  m  lime  m  mm  ntr.  m  <m  Lit  i a  -'j^  w  IK..-.i':i  ^ii  te*$  ll  VRF   PHOBMT   PTI51WRW.  t  *���>.���.<����� r^��^-�� ��->���*<-��  ��"**������<�������� ��>��-o ����������*������<"�� n>*��  4  OUR COPPER  CORNER?  M AT't'Wrj C   t\ i ���    t  ���        9  MATTKKS OK   lNTKNKST   TO   TUOSK   INTERESTED  COI'i'KR   MINING    INDUSTRY  IN    THK  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Tournal.  IMU1D OWHAT0UUAYB BY TH*  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT FBOKM1Z. S. C.    .  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  t.i��i..i.u, 1 Business office No. 14.  Telephone* j Umg���,f reiidence, No. 15.  ���uaacurrioiti ih advance.  Per Tear J2.00  8lx Months as  To the United States, per year...  3.50  Boundary's   and    British  leading dividend payer.  Columbia's  Ifjoa *re not a aubacr ber to thli paper.  i�� an Invitation lo you to become one.  this  Advertising rates lurnishea on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cents per Hue.  . four weeklr insertions constitute one month'���  ��� irert aloe. 7  The question arises wjiether   this is  Canada or  Russia.    It   must   be  the  latter when a corporation like the C.-P.  R. can dictate  to   the  newspapers  of  the country what they shall or shall not  print, as in the case   of Nelson   Daily  News.    This is going a step too far, and  if made to stick,   will have the  immediate effect  of making more converts  to the Socialistic theory of government  owned public utilities.    Every fair man  will wish the Nelson paper all  success  in its fight with the   telegraph  end  of  theC. P. R.  mi      OCT.  1907  Sti. Mm. Tim.Wii.'Thii. Fr..    Sat  4    5  6  20  37  7  8  9 10  11  12  }4  IS  16 17  18  '9  31  22  23 24  25  26  28  29  3�� 3r  'bXe'pblUiciari/now^beginneth to stalk  through the land, and io, he hath the  glad harid,for alljand,* sundry. ..All of  which indicatethithjit an election is not  far distant in, Canada. Wise ones al-  reMy,haye their name^ on the registration lists.  .In the.past Phoenix has had and  suffered small pox'and typhoid fever  epidemics, coke shortages galore,  power, shortages, car shortages, etc.,  and has emerged,from them all and  continued to grow steadily. The surmounting of any and all difficulties will  undoubtedly be one of the records of  this camp in the future, as in the past,  and, perhaps in increasing ratio.  .Several hundred more  were booked to arrive at Vancouver  this; week���-and they still come. If,  as. at one time mooted, a few train  loads of them could be rushed across  the continent and landed at Ottawa,  there would be more celerity in deal-  mg. with this increasingly vexing problem. Seemingly, there is no legal  method of stemming the undesirable  influx. ".''"  MINERAL DISPLAYS  WIN MANY PRIZES  [ B. C. Mines and Smelters Get  Trophies.  The following awards have been  made in the mineral department ofthe  Spokane fair. A $roo silver cup  was won by the Kootenay district for  the best mineral display.  The $25 individual cups for mineral  displays were awarded  to  the  Whitewater mine in the Sandon district,   the  B. C. Copper company ol Greenwood,  the St. Paul group  at   l.ibby,   Mont.,  the Grant   Consolidated, on   Meyers  creek, near Chesaw, the United Copper  company  of  Chewelah,    Wash.,    the  Golden Chest, from the north side of  Coeur  d'Alene   district,   the   Federal  group,"from'the Coeur  d'Alene  south  side, and the Mammoth and  Morning  of Metaline, Wash.  Special prizes were awarded to H. S.  Taylor of the   Mining   World   for   the  best cabinet display, and to the Northwest Mining News   of Spokane for the  best topographical mapipE*-the,..Qqeur  d'Alene; district. 'Diplomas  from   trie  fair association were awarded to mines  and  smelters   making  creditable  displays.    The recipients   were   the  San  Poil district, Wash., the Eureka group  of; Libby,   Mont.,   the  Spokane   Tin  Mines company, the Bear Top Mining  company of Murray, the Idora Mining  company   of Spokane, the   Montana-  Morning  of Troy,   Mont.,   the   Panhandle smelter of Ponderay, the Canadian Consolidated  smelter  of Trail,  B. C,  the  Granby  Consolidated   of  Phoenix, B. C, and   the  Priest  Lake  mining district, Idaho.  The judging   was  done  by  L.   K.  n .���      .    Armstrong, Charlies P.   Robbins  and  Vrieniais|Andrew ^^ al, ofSpokane  The Drop In Copper.  The last number���October���of the  American Review of Reviews has the  following on the recent drop in the  price of copper and the causes that led  thereto:  Oiie of the recent sensations in the  industrial world has   been   the   fall in  the price of copper.    Not many weeks  ago this metal was selling at about 25  cents a pound.     We were then told by  the leading authorities   at   home  and  abroad that the demand for copper was  so great, and the supply was relatively  so   small,   as   to   make   it   reasonably  certain that the   price -would   not   bo  uch lower for a  lon�� time  to   come.  At the prevailing high prices there wjis  enormous speculation in the shares of  copper mines     Men usually conservative in matters of investment   seemed  confident  about   the   maintenance of  high prices for copper, and, therefore,  1 about the value of the copper  stocks.  VVe had seldom   in   this  country witnessed so   vast  a   speculative   investment in any direction  as   that   which  had   taken   place   in  copper   mining  during the  past  two  or  three   years.  Suddenly there arose a  deadlock   between the chief purchasers  of  copper  and the chief selling agencies, and after  a time the sellers began to  yield.    It  did not take long   for copper   to  fall  from about 25 cents a pound to a level  last month not far above 15 cents.  The more  profitable copper mines  could, of course, do   business  at the  reduced    price,���but    many    mining  enterprises  which   had   been   paying  dividends or were in process of development were reduced to a condition of  practical collapse.   Meanwhile it seems  probable that' the market  had   been  held at an inflated price for some time,  while those who understand the   game  were unloading their shares in  mining  enterprises    upon   the    long-suffering  public.    If there could have  been absolute publicity in   the  affairs   of the  Amalgamated   Copper  Company and  its related corporations, it is not  likely  that so great a misfortune  could have  overtaken   thousands   of innocent investors. .  While it is a more or less mooted  point, it is probably so that a normal  and reasonable price for copper is  about 15 cents a pound, and that a  fair and proper administration of great.  business interests Would have kept the |  o*-<a ��>���-<�� *&>e*<j> &>-���  ditions of mining and of investment.  j Vast enterprises in the nature of electrical equipment comoanies were im-  | properly affected by an unreasonable  price for the copper which they, more  than all other consumers, have to buy.  The Montana mines were last month  shut down to a fraction of their normal  output.  THMRR ISN'T  a medical man or a food specialist  in America but will say that  Calumet and Heels Responsible.  There are not  a few  who  assert���  I and there is some evidence to   sustain  I the assertion���that the   Calumet and  , Hecla people are primarily responsible  lor the general mix-up in copper affairs,  and for the  very serious  losses : that  have   been   recently   experienced . by-  copper producers and by stockholders  in copper companies, says the American  Mining Review.    When last April the  Calumet and Hecla people  were approached with a proposition  to  agree  with Phelps, Dodge &   Co.  and  the  Amalgamated Copper Company on a  fixed pi ice  for  copper  so  that  consumers   might  know just   what  they  would have to pay for the metal, they,  in their high and mighty   way   replied  that they would not agree to anything;  that they would  do as   they   blessed  ploased, being abundantly able to take  care of themselves.  That they are able to  take care of  themselves will not be denied, but evidence is not lacking to show that they  failed to take  their stockholders  into  full consideration, as they have had to  lop off $5 a share from their quarterly  dividend.    To the Shaws and Agassizs  a little matter of $5 a, share  more  or  less does not cut much of a figure, but  there are several hundreds of Calumet  and Hecla's stockholders   to   whom' a  reduction of $5 a share on   their  dividend will make a very serious rent' in  their income.    There need   not   have  been any difficulty   in   sustaining   the  price of copper at 20 cents a pound���  which price would have  been   entirely  satisfactory   to   consumers���had  'the  Calumet and Hecla people   not   been  so   almighty   hoity-toity;   they   would  brook  no interference; they   were the  biggest thing in copper on  earth; they  would   sell  copper  at whatever price  pleased them;  they  would   enact  the  role of Don Quixote and start out on a  campaign after windmills, but to enter  into any compact  with  the  Amalgamated people and Phelps-Dodge people  was a   thing   absolutely  abhorrent to  TEAS  AHE THE PUREST, MOST HEALTHFUL AND  MOST DELICIOUS OF ALL.  At all Grocers'. Sold Only in Lead Packets.  *  -    t f     The BEST, Cheapest     *'  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAVS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  ius't arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. KN0B ���tf.}f^8..%'8c0KKN.x.  55����(sXeffl(?��)����SXsX  I. H. HALLETT  Bark.istkr, Solicitor,  Notauy 1'ij,  CutileA iiln-s.s:       HAI.I.KTT  Cci'li*  r Ilrdloul M'Neli ..  ) Moielm;   ^  N'f-ul'H  f t.t*il''rr'H.  GliltlCNWllO  , li.C.  M.M.STKPHKNS..  Sck-relitrv  . STRUTZKL.  W.M.  CsGCs>  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOK LOUGH no. ,(,  Meet* every Monday Jfvenliig  nt Miners' II,,)  VlnltlMtf brethren cordially invited.  J.H.McnoiiKiil,    N. H.  VV. S. Cook, Kec. tjec'y.  Will.  1'iok'irii.   Per. Kin   Stw.  I'HOKMX    AKl-tlH    X(>    l.-.N  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2. '(3  & CO 'Ltd.  Mce's '*'i-h1,i ...,ch  Union Hall.  Vi-j li**j:     li-aitm  ulwiiyi ��-ii 01lle  J. Whik. W. I*,  Uahky Jam us,  W. Sc<*  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders  Receive   Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and  all the other  principal Oitiea and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C  O  A. D. MORRISON     '  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time In��p��ctor for S. F. & N  (High CIhsh Good* nUvayu in Stock.)  Ghand Forks, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TTJRANO,  Prop.  Phoenix  Greenwood OLiElg'C  LlUe    - ...uf,..  uiu 1 ircia a.   tmng   aosoiuti  price there and given  us: normal  con-J their Wolverine souls.  PROVINCIAL.  ��� o  coast  Japs are surveying the B.   C.  line. ";���'"."'  Victoria now has an Asiatic Exclusion  League, like Vancouver.  ���irha._Dominbn---Bank^W11~"t5p~e~n~Tl"  branch at Vancouver.  East Kooteney's timber production  has been curtailed 50 per cent.  There were 300 delegates at the  Liberal gathering at Vancouver last  week.  McGillvery and Erickson, the crack  drill team of Sandon, won the $500  prize at the Spokane fair. They broke  the world's record, driving the steel  through 53 inches in the time limit of  15 minutes. The two men were  banqueted when.-they reached their  home town..      .:������.-  1  Leave Phoenix  *'���"      "        lower town, 10.00 a.m. I  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m. J  , upper town, 9.30 a.m.")  Standard Time  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  MINERAL ACT.  (FOKV P.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  PHOENIX OFFICE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILL AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  .'NOTICE.' "  "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," '.'Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims situate In the Greenwood Mining  Division   of  v��i��   r��.tri^��      Where   located���  Camps.   , . .���u ...a. a, ahuhc* xx.. Hallett, as  Agent for Erio E. Jackson, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B  10056, intend, sixty'days  from date  ,.,.,.       . .     feral Claims situate in the Greenwi  Rudyard Kipling IS making a special   Division   of  Yale   District.     Wher  .     ... 'c .1 ��� r\~: >���i ui���~T   ���..   \7~���    between Ureenwood and Wellington  itudy of the Oriental problem at Van-     take notice that 1, isaacH.  ���ouver Agent for Erio E. Jackson, Free Mia   ' cate No.  B  10056, intend, sixty'days  from date  Nanaimo coal miners are at work, all }\eJ*��T-ion?p,&��'?'B��ln^r^^rd���"l?1^";  f    ���   . tincatea of Improvements, for   the purpose of  .inferences With    the    company    having   obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims;  ,ppn   cflrrlaH  CAPITAL S3,OOO,OOO  "^HEAD-OFFIGE-  RESERVE FUND $1,860,000  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  The Liberal convention at Vancouver last week was in a quandary  about endorsing "Better Terms," as it  did' not   wish   to   acknowledge  Qulniy, Sprains and Swellings Cured.  "In November, 1901, I caught cold  and had the. qumzy.. My throat was  swollen so I could hardly breathe. I  applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm and  it gave me relief in a short time. In  two days I was all right," says Mrs. L.  Cousins, Otterburn, Michi Chamberlain's Pain Balm is a liniment and is  especially good for sprains and swellings.  For sale by all druggists.  Premier McBride was on the right  track. So the members turned a  somersault, as it were, turned down the  McBride plan of campaign, and endorsed that of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, thus  practically rendering nugatory the resolution they did pass. It was quite an  acrobatic feat.  Ollicers Elected.  At the recent meeting of the   Yale-  that I Cariboo Conservative association heid  There never was  a  better  time to  buy Boundary copper shares than to  day.    In common with shares of every  nature, they are very low in price, but  few enterprises have as much   behind  them   in   actual   value,   fully  demon-  stated.    The man who has  the  cash  and the "sand" could  make a  handsome clean-up by   putting   his   money  into these shares at the present figures.  Incidentally, it may be mentioned that  many residents of this section have already done th'is.  I at   Kamloops  the    following    officers  were elected:  Hon. Pres.���R. L. Borden.  Hon. Vice-Pres.���C. A. Semlin.  Pres.���Price Ellison.  Vice-Pres.���J. P. Shaw.  Sec.���J. A. McKelvie.  Treas.���-W. G. Raymer.  Advisory board���  Kamloops���J. T. Robinson, J. Milton.  Yale���D. W. Rowlands, M. Dum-  ond.  Lillooet���Geo. Brown,   Wm.   Saul.  Cariboo���J. A. Fraser, Leon Champion.  Okanagan���W. A. Lang, G. Haggie.  Similkameen���C. J. Rippin.  Greenwood���E. J. Warren, Howard  Stevenson.  Crand Forks���E. Milton Hood  been settled  Standard Oil interests are after five  hundred miles of choice timber limits  in this province.  Yale-Cariboo Liberals are to hold  their nominating convention at Vernon  on Wednesday, Nov. 13th.  A dozen C. P. R. surveyors are  working south from Nicola, on the  supposed extension to connect with the  Boundary.  Vancouver has carried a by-law  authorizing the expenditure of $445,  000 on sewers, roads, and school  buildings improvements.  About. 3,500 tons of coal are   being '  put out daily by the Crow's Nest Pass  Coal  Co.,   and   strenuous   efforts    to  double this are being made.  Gustave Bouchard,'. charged with  the killing of David Hosker in Trail  May 12 last, was acquited by a jury in  supreme court at Nelson last week.  And further Take Notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  auance of such Certificates ot Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A;Di; 1907.  44��� I. H. H ��� T.T.HTT.  WITH OVER SIXTY BRANCH OFFCBS IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  W��  OKFEB  FACILITIES   POSSESSED  HY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOR  COLLECTING AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN  THAT IMPORTANT TKBRITOHY  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed {water  yrr.nf.  First Slreet - Opp. Knob   III  Phoenix, B. C.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES   IX  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.  all Over the World.  Correspondents  ^PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE ih hereby given Unit at the  next sitting of the Board of Licensing  Commissioners, of the City of Phoenix,  I intend to apply for a transfer of tlie  retail liquor license, held by inn for the  Dominion Hotel, Jronsidus Ave, Phoenix, B. C, to Steve S. Swunson, for the  Baid Dominion hotel.  F. An-dekson.  Dated at Phoenix. B.C.,  this twenty-eighth day  of September.liW.  Witness: M. M. Stephens.  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE thru 30 days alter tlie first  publication of this notice, I ii.ttiul lo apply to  the Chief Commissioner n' Lauds and Works, at  Victoria, for a special license to cut and carrv  away timber from the following -Jeacribvcl land  In the Similkameen Division or Yale District, viz:  Oommencing: at a post on thr north side or  Sutherl-inrt Creek, about Uuce (O milrs Ka��t of  Christina Lake, marked A. J. Anderson's Northwest Comer Post, thciict- South 80 shaiiis. 1 hence  Bast So chains, thence North So chain*., tltcncj  West 5ochains, to pointer c-atnmencrmt-iit.  n.^f���W��b.IW A    ���'', AN'DHKSON.  Entitled To Heaven.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER; B.C.  . Provides a Christian home tor students of both sexes at moderate'rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  -'���'  ���'���������-- -������-'-  -��� "���������'   '       ;&.  6"'  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral n  Cor. First& KuobHIH Ave.   - HOENIX, B, C  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular communication 8 p  m     n.  ond Thursday ofench mouth *  Kmerifent nieetlii��8 ascallecliMnsu,.,,  Halt, Mcllnlr Block. ���'������"���"rite  J.J.  wwk> u.��l*   d^uwi    wi/iji,    ^yiiiciD   all 111*1  school privileges, and prepares for teacL .  ers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives '  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its 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 de-  Sale of Grown-Granted Mineral Claims,  For   Unpaid   Delinquent    Taxes  in   the    Rossland   Assessment   District,    Province  British   Columbia.  of  The story is told that  a   man   died  and   when   he   landed   at   the   pearly, - .  ~  gates St. Peter asked him what church the (:��PmPle.te Art8 Course, and the de  he belonged rr> "Tho r^i- ������ �� . , gree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor  lie oeiongea to.       trie fact is,"   said lonfn nr.;������,!*,. wwi,n,^ -���-���n�������� .-��� .-.  the spirit of the man, "for manv years  I have not been affiliated with any  church, but I have been a booster of  western Canada for all of that time,  and this is the first time in my history  that you could call me a dead one."  As the gates were thrown open, St.  Peter said: "Come right in, the booster  is entitled to the best in heaven as  well as ihe best on earth."���Cranbrook  Herald.  THAT  A Good Toast.  Colonel Jack Plunkett, the pride  of  the New York press club, was  at   one  time called upon to respond to a toast  "The Ladies,"  and   this   is   what   he  said:.  Hero's lo the  happiest iiioiuoiiIk of miv!  lifp,  SmiK   in    tlie  arive - of   another  mini's  wife���  My mother; God 1*1l'?h her.  Granby's annual report, submi ted at  the meeting  of shareholders   held   in  New York a few days ago, and   which  will be found in fall in this  issue,   le-  fleets the disadvantages under which  the company has operated in months  past, including coke and car  shortage.  While the same high price for  copper  will npt. probably, be realized for  the  preset  fiscal  year,   the   next  report! have been permanently cured  should jshow a distinct improvement in ' use.    For sale by all druggists  BILIOUS  Tormenis of Tetter and Eczema Allayed.  The intense itching characteristic  of eczema, tetter and like skin diseases-  is instantly allayed by applying Chamberlain's Salve, and many severe cases  by   its  IS  CURED BY  Mother Seigel's Syrup, which  acts directly on the liver  and stomach, quickly restoring them to healthy natural  action, and thus it cures  biliousness and  indigestion.  MOTHER  onfo University, which the college is ir>  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Eev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D., Principal: or Rev. J. P. Bownll, Bnrnar.  Hospital Donations  Litit of Donations received  since Jan  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General  Hop  pital:  Cnsli $10 R. Horrel)  Cash $2$  " "  Cash J5   BookCasc   Bed Lin-ii,4do*.  Cash $50   Cash $10   Cash $35  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 4th day of November, A. D. 1907. at the hour at 12 o'clock noon, nt the Court House, in  theCity of Rossland, I shall offer for sale at Public Auction  the Crown-Granted Mineral Claims  hereluaftei  set out, ol  the persons in said list  hereinafter set out, for the delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons on  the 30th day of June  costs of advertising said sale, !< the total amount due is not sooner paid.  1907, nnd for costs and expenses, including the  List Above Mentioned.  GREENWOOD   MINING    DlVrSIOiV.   J. B. Macaula)   A. F. Bern   A. E. H. Clark   Hoopital Ladles' Aid   E. T. Bank  , Jas. McCreath  Canadian Kand Drill Co.  ,      _ A.B.Hood  Japle Syrup _ ^......A Friend  leiitleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyh  Old Uiien _.Mrs. I. Crawforc"  r Vox Books ���..Mrs. B. A. W. Hodgei  Cash $2" ��� A Grand Forks Frienc  Dun-.:..1011 Copper Co. Full Set Boiler Tube,  Cord Wood  F.Buckles*  ���JpriiigCot....  Name of Owner.  Kinney, Charles.��          Kinney, Charles a.          Pliiueane, Y. J   Blelenberg, K. A    Combination Mining & Milling Co.  No. 7, Mining Co., Ltd.    King, Thomas       No. 7, Mining Co., Ltd.    Johnson, Sydney M           Haas, J. C. & McNichol, James  Mining Oo., I.td.  Name of Claim.  Lot. No.     Taxes Due.  AVERAGE PRICES  OF COPPER  ���New York-  Electrolytic  1006    1907  Month.  January ..  February..  March   April..  May   June .  July   August ...  September  October ..  November  December..  Year.....  18.31  37.86  18.36  18.37  18.46  18.44  18.19  18.43  19.14  21.27  21.99  23.03  24.56  24.93  25.07  24.27  24.15  22.82  22.12  18.35  Lake.  1906    1807  18.41  18.11  18.64  18.68  18,72  18.71  18.58  18.61  19.29  21.71  22.34  23.88  IBM  24.8,--  25 2(i  25.47  24.'7  25.17  24.01  21.31  19 25  No. 7, ifiiiung MO., 1.1Q. .... .... ...  The Republic Gold Mines of Greenwood, B. C  Ltd. (N. p I,.)   No. 7, Milling Co , Ltd    Miller, G. *   The Republic Gold Mines of Greenwood, B.C.  Ltd., (N. P. L.)          Shaw, K. H. & Graham, James A   B. C. Gold Fields Co.      Phaw.E- H. & Graham, James A  ....  No. 7, Milling Co , Ltd.    ���HcMullen, Jno. J. & Cosgriif, (J   Republic, G. M. Co          ,\*o 7, Miuliig'Jo , Ltd.    "inucane, F. J   The Republic Gold Mines ot Greenwood, B.C.,  Ltd. (N. P. L)    No. 7, Mining Co., Ltd   Mejraw, Aiusley    1'itiucane, F. J   Crane/U.T   Johnson, Sydney M   McArthur, P. C   No 7, Mining Co.. Ltd   Shaw, B. H. tc Graham, James A   Bull Dog   Bull Dog Fraction  Burns Fraction  City View   Combination  Fanny H. Fraction  G. A. K       Glasgow Fraction  Golden Nugget  Great Hesper  Helen          Hidden Treasure  Lady of the Lake  La Flazu   Lost Chance  I Le Roy       I Lewellah   Lizzie          McGregor   Mulleu       Nonsuch   Number 7   Otis I'ra> tiou  Republic   RobRov   Kock Creek   Scrnutou Fraction  St Genevieve...  Thunder Hill...  Timer Fraction  Tripod Fraction  Wincdot    3256  364t  1281  1565  M58  1643  8S2  1638  3142  1887  -639  1019  1642  ���393  ���544  2565  1251  2566  1641  1850  3?9  623  1280  426  "53  2S-'7  1279  '397  3M3  170s  3'17  25f'7  J8.00  -1-75  5*5��  13*00  13.00  3.5o  13.00  9*75  5*5��  13.00  10.75  I3*oo  :3.0c  n.50  10.25  1300  13.00  12.50  ���2*,5  13 00  4.25  5*25  ������5��  5*25  13.00  10.50  2.50  13.00  1250  2.50  1,00  9.25  Costs.  $2.00  2.00  2.CO  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.0O  2.(X)  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.0O  2.0O  2.00  2.0O  2.0O  2.0O  2.GO  2.UO  2 OO  2.00  2.0O  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.O0  2.00  2.O0  2.O0  2.0O  Total Due.  fio.co  1 '-75  7 5"  15.o.i  1S.��"  5*5��  15."  ri.7S  7 ric'  15.00  ��� 2.75  15 ����  15.00  ��� 35"  12.25  15.00  15 o��  14.1"  14.75  l.V*'  6.25  7-,.S  2.50  725  15.011  12.5c*  ���1-5��  IS.o*'  ���4*5��  ,|..'0  3 00  n.2,<i  Kouland, B.C.,  October 4U1,1907.  J.  KIRKUP,  Collector. '..UUsV^ikKi'iivVA  riMi^/iOTJjJ&t^tJV^^^  the "phoewt;: vrrmrER.  = B  ;���'��  J  A  PURE, healthful, grape cream  of tartar powder, the only  kind that can be used without impairing the healthfulness of  the food. Makes the biscuit,  cake and pastry more digestible  and wholesome. Absolutely free  from alum and phosphate of lime.  Chemical analyses show the low priced powders made  of alum., to contain, large...quantifieji^pf.; sulphuric vscid,  and that a portion of the alum from alum baking powders remains unchanged in the food! You cannot afford  to   take alum and sulphujic. acidsi, into,���.j^.pur stomach.  STORY OF THE  0LDXAR1B00  Prospecting  Romance  of Year \ 887.  James Monaghan Made Nearly-  Half Million.  THE OBSERVATORY  1  I Thimub Talkkd op at  I HOMK AND KLSKWHKRR 1  In Spokane wood is only $9 per  cord, just twice the price of this article  in Phoenix. This is one advantage of  living in the Boundary.  The Canadian Mining Journal, of  Toronto, is still hammering away at  ihe Cobalt and Larder Lake wildcats.  In its last issue it does not do a thing  to ihe Blue Bell Gold Mines, Ltd.,  which is being promoted by Law & Co.,  Toronto brokers���being one of the advertisements that the promoters do not  have to pay for. Many in the Boundary have been favored (?) with circulars of this concern,"and will not feel  sorry if its career is to be cut short.  The  Progress, a  weekly   heretofore  published at  Enderby, in   the  Okan-  agan,   is   dead.    The  editor,, in   his  valedictory, said that his   efforts   were  not  appreciated,   and   he   pulled   up  stakes and  moved   to  Salmon   Arm  The sooner a paper   leaves   a  town of  that kind the better for the publisher.  When   business   men  are   so   narrow  minded that they cannot appreciate. ;a  good weekly���and that the only one���  it is time lhat they should be left to  fossilize and grow cobwebs in their  establishments; for, say what one will,  it is generally recognized now that no  one thing does more for the upbuilding of a town or district than a live,  newsy newspaper.  The    Pioneer   this   week   perused c ���    a       j.i-       n *,i;       ��  ���   .    ���* my friends and they all agr^e with me.  recently   received   circulars   regarding   For sale by alf druggists.  the Big Four Consolidated Gold  Mines, ,Lfd7 which, hides its identity  under postoffice box No. 174, at Vancouver, B. C, and which is trying to  sell stores, by mail. Those responsible  for the company are not mentioned!  though the name of James Lawier  figures considerably. The mines are  said to be at Rossland, adjoining the  LeRoi and other well known groups,  and the novice would think it a prosperous going concern with no small  output of bullion. As a matter of  fact, the ore tables from Rossland  never mention the Big Four as a  shipper, and on account of this and  other peculiar.cir.cumstances, it,would  seem that the concern is one that the  P. O. department might well look into,  and ascertain, its. bona fides. Unless  we are, mistaken���it is a dead one.  ���.'���'..*"  T. Mayne Daly will be remembered  by old timers in the Kootenay as a  resident of Rossland. How he. is  police magistrate in Winnipeg, and but  a-few days ago, sentenced a fraudulent  stock broker, T. D. Edwards, to ten  years in the pen. The sentence should  be a salutary lesson. Mr. Daly was  also once connected with the Winnipeg  mine in the Boundary.  How lo Care a Cold.  The question of how to cure a cold  without unnecessary loss of time is one  in which we are all more or less mter-  ested, for the quicker a cold is gotten  rid of the less the danger of pneumonia  and other serious diseases. Mr. W-,  L. Hall, of Wayerly, Va., has used  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for years  and says: 'T firmly believe Chamber  Iain's Cough Remedy to be absolutely  the best preparation on the market  for colds.    I have recommended it  to  PHOENIX  Will relieve that tired feeling so quickly that it  will surprise you.  With what is   acknowledged   to   be    the   best  . eqipped Brewing Plant in   the Boundary   by  far,  we furnish a really delectable article.  AsH for our.Bottled  Beer  ��� Phoenix Brewing Company  ��� BINER & SONS, Props.  ��� Office and Brewery, Banner St.  f ��W    We hive the only ICE MAKING._IIACHINE.ln the Boundary  Phoenix, B.C.  PALACE UVERY STABLES  MUBDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  taken   over   the   Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a  full stock.  WOOD   IN    ANY   QUANTITY  rrompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or. night.  Knob Hill Ave.        ��ltONE34->       Phoenix, B. C.  Dominion Ave.  Near City Hall.  �������a PHOENIX, B. c. mm>  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wopd( Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A s'har* ol ��w Public P��t��nag�� Solicited. 'PHONE 3 7.   -- ��� -���      -  ��� *- ��� '"'' -      ��� '- " *��� '   '*" ..���������������  Al. McKinney, discoverer of the  Cariboo-McKinney mine, is now dying  of cancer. Last spring he was sent  east through subscriptions raised largely  ;in Phoenix, to get relief, but failed.  Recently he was found nearly dead in  the Hope mountains, and sent to his  daughter at .Addy, Wash. While on  'he way, the editor of the Hedley  Gazette saw him, and the following is  the story from that paper of the discovery of the famous Cariboo, that has  yielded nearly $2,000,000:  It was in the spring of 1887 that  McKinney, along, with Fred Rice,  Burnham (whom he referred to as "the  old."mail") and Edward Lefevre, afterwards known among Boundary prospectors as'"old Frenchy," left Colville.  Passing Rock Creek they found  Charlie Dietz.and others placer mining  on White Bar on the north fork of  Rock Creek. They stayed for a while  at'Dietz's placer camp and from there  started to look over the ridge of  country lying between the two forks.  Pushing on towards "Old Baldy," their  shins scraped with the crust on the  snow, for it was a late spring, they  came on May 27th, 1887, upon an  open bare spot overlooking a nice little  stream which was flowing southward  towards the south fork of Kock Creek,  into which it emptied after making  several windings towards the east. On  this.bare.knpll they found quartz outcrop, decomposed, in which . the gojd  was plainly. seen . in. abundance, there  Being no necessity for planning to find  it, although they did gather up some  of the more decomposed matter and  panned it in the stream near by, getting not colors but a little long ridge  of gold that they could gather into  heaps with their thumb nails on the  bottom rim of the pan.  From the surface exposures it appeared wrongly that the vein was run  ning north and south, and the first  claim staked was the Cariboo, running  1500 feet north and south by 600 feet  in width, as the law then required for  a mineral claim. This claim they  located in the name of McKinney and  Rice. Some, more prospecting around  showed more outcroppings.to the east  that in the excitement of the discovery  they took to be another parallel vein.  Burnham complained bitterly that he  was not let in on the Cariboo, or as  McKinney put .it, '!he~crie<i." Then  they told him to put, stakes on the  ground to the east. This wouldn't  satisfy him, until McKinney took him  over to, it and showed him the gold in  it. They gathered a panful, and the  decomposed quartz was like white  ashes7 They took this down to the  creek and panned it out, getting $2.50  wurth of gold in the one pan".' This  ground was also staked north and  south 1500 . feet, but by getting the  posts too near the Cariboo centre line  they only got a width of 500 feet or a  little less. This claim was called the  Amelia, and was in the name of Burnham arid Lefevre The camp they  called McKinney, and the creek Rice  creek.  Next year McKinney let his interest go, to Spokane parties, among  whom he mentioned James Monaghan,  Geo. B. McAuley and Clement King.  The purchasers, it appeared, were in  little better shape to operate it than he  was himself, and he mentioned of one  time that Monaghan would have  backed out and given him the interest  back.  No mention was made of the price  for which he had parted with his interest, and under the circumstances the  Gazette forebore trying to elicit the information; but if we remember right  it has been talked around Camp McKinney that the sum paid was something like $7,000.  The writer remembers the circumstances under which Mr. Monaghan  afterwards disposed of his shares in the  mine some ten years afterwards. Besides the money which he had taken  out in dividends during these ten years  he disposed of his stock in the company at 60 cents per share in 1S98 and  his holdings were sufficiently large to  give him something over $400,000 in  cash. Monaghan afterwards made  large investments in Spokane, which  have greatly increased in value, and he  is now in receipt of a large annual income. ,  When he began to operate the Cariboo in April, 1894, he was almost  bankrupt, for then the trade depression  was at its worst. He obtained a  second-hand ten-stamp mill from the  Rainbow claim in Washington state,  which he bought on credit and hauled  in to McKinney, standing off the customs for several months for the duty,  and having an understanding with the  miners he brought in with him, that  their pay was to come out of the ore,  and they were to take their chances on  that, the same as he was doing.  After .all, it is seen that the harder  the times the better it is for operating  a gold mine. The Cariboo paid big  from the first drop of the stamps on  the 24th of April, 1394.  Al. McKinney, now down on his  luck, has done much prospecting since  then, but Fortune knocked only once  at his door. The hope that springs  eternal in the human   breast, however,  SUFFERED FOR YEARS  WITH A  COMPLICATION OF  PELVIC DISEASES.  Robust Women Who Owe Their Restored Health and  Usefulness to Pe=ru=na.  Read the Letters of  Gratitude From 1 Women Whp  Have Been Benefited  By Dr. Hartman's  Advice.  Multitude of Such  Letters  Are Received Every Year.  A TYPICAL LETTER.  Mrs. Putt? Peduzzi, Llnstad, N. Dak.,  writiii.'      ���''���"'" "  "I take pleasure in telling you that  . through. your 'wonderful' medicine I  mot entirely cured of catarrh of the  stomach and pelvic organs.  "I was ebriiiidown on account of my  Illness that I could no longer attend to  my homework. 'I could not eat or  ���leep and bad terrible pain In my back.  "1 took Peruna and In Ave months I  waa well. I have not felt so well for a  Bong time.  "I wish everyone who Is sick would  take Peruna and thua recover their  'health.  "I have Peruna in the. house continually. I thank you for, all that you  have done for me."  A Medicine, of Merit  MUa Katie A. Washer, 1706 Prentice  ���treat, Louisville, Ky��� writes:  "As my experience has been so  favorable from the use'ot Peruna, I  unhesitatingly state that I believe that  His a medicine of unquestioned merit  tor all the Ills that we women suffer  from.  "I find that it strengthens and in-  foaes new life into the system, and  whenever I feel rundown or over-tired,  a few doses of Peruna will strengthen  me again."  Found a Friend In Need���Pe-ru-na.  Mrs. Florence Aitkensj 1104 Front St.,  Toledo, Ohio, writes:  "Peruna cured me of catarrh of the  uterus. I took about four bottles when  I noticed an improvement and five  bottles cured me.  "I do not know what I would have  been like to-day had I.not obtained  Parana, for I was in a terrible state.  *fl bad pains all over and was cross  and Irritable. I was lacing hope of ever  being well again.  ������'/ am to-day a, well woman after suffering for nine months. I cannot tell  you bow happy I feel, but.you will  know.  "Feruna is the best medicine on earth.  .���"My.'husband is now taking'it and I  Will always keep Peruna in my house.  "Peruna is the best friend I ever had.  It eared me."  fiiiilliili  Cheap rates from   all  points  in ONTARIO  and   MARITIME   Provinces,,  on   sale  daily  S?pt;n0ct.3l  Unexcelled     Service,     Fast-  Time, Through Sleepers and  , Tourist   Cars,   Two , Trans-  Continental Trains Daily   in  each direction  Toronto,   Guelph,    Gait,  Owen Sound, London,  Windsor/Detroit  ' to "  PHOENIX  $39.45  MONTREAL  OTTAWA  HALIFAX  $46.10  44.85  56.40  America  The majority of women are nervous  because they Buffer from some form of  pelvic catarrh.  The greatest obstacle in the way of recovery is that they, do not understand  that catarrh is the main source of their  illness.  Women who axe in doubt as to their  ailments should write to Dr. Hartman,  President of The Hartman Sanitarium,  Columbus,Ohio, who'will give their let-  ters prompt attention, without charge.  Miss Anna McGinn, 161 Plain street,  Providence, K. I., writes:  "I wish to let you know of the good  your medicine has done for me.  "I had what the doctors called heart  trouble. I had been doctoring for a  year before I tried, your Peruna.  "I got a bottle of your Peruna and  after a week's use of it I began to feel  better. I could not eat, sleep, or work,  but 1 have at last found that the medicine that will cure me is Peruna."   stayed with him and look him into the  Hope mountains on this his last trip  to make another stake to leave with  his daughter, for he had years ago  made up his mind to the inevitable,  concerning his own fate. *His strength  failed him, and he would have died  alone in the���mountains..had_he_.not  been found and brought in.  A  Certain  Cure  lor  Croup���Used  for  Tea  Years without a~Fa)iure.  Mr. W. C. Bott, a Star City, Ind.,  hardware merchant, is enthusiastic in  his praise of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy. His children, have all been  subject to croup and he has used this  remedy for the past ten. years, and  though they much feared: the croup,  his wife and he always felt safe upon  retiring when a bottle of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy: was in the house.  His oldest child was subject to severe  attacks of croup, but this remedy never  failed to take effect a. speedy cure.  He has recommended it to friends and  neighbors and all who have used it say  that it is unequaled for croup and  whooping cough. For sale by all  druggists.  wmmmmm*  ***mm*mm*  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Eiquors and Cigars  As wc ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  Jas. McCreath. & Co.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Beware 0/ imitations and substitutes  accept none but the genuine " Baby's  Ottni."  t Church Services Tomorrow  Church of England���St.. Johns, Rev.  |. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'   Presbyterian  Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30  p. m.   Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m.   A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vesper's and Benediction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  Rates to other Ontario points and  Maritime provinces quoted on application to Local Agent, or  J, MOE, E. J. COYLli,  D. P. A, A. G. P.  A.,      '  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  llalplloi^iiifS::-  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Ufc-Thc most perlectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a rora-  pletesystem of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curati��;  properties of Its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoui and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all MttalliePoisons from th  jyitem  The grandeur ol ihe scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lalces.wcterlalls,  'Boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursir ns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness HaRRY IlcINTOSH.  Proprietor  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in any  branch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  without fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts k gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J�� Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIGAN.  NOTICE.  In the matter ofthe Land Registry Act, aud in  the matter ol the Title of Lot 6," Block 13 and r.ot  3, Block 13, Olc Ironsides subdivision (Map 60),  Town of Pnoenix, JM-.  WHEREAS the Certificate of Title ol John C  Bradley being Certificate of Title No 45.VSR has  been lost or destroyed, and application has been  made for a duplicate thcieof. NOTICK rs  HKKKBY GIVKN that a duplicate Ce-tificate of  Title to the above hereditaments will be issued  at the expiration of one Month from the date  heteol, unless in the meantime valid objection to  contrary is made to me in writing.  W.  IT. EDMONDS,  :,and Kegistry Office, District Registrar.  Kamloops, B.C.,  July 26th, 1907.  .MINERAL ACT.  (Form V.)  Certificate of Improvements.  O  O  ^  O  f55*  t*  O  ?)  f)  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to ue the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five  years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Ptlb.   Co.,   Phoenix,  B.C.  NOTE--We have alewCoplr�� ofthe las'.PIONERR ANN'UAt. left, price    15 cents  each, or n copy will Ik* sent free to a new subscriber.  NOTI t: K.  "Murray Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Miner"! Division ol Yule District.  Where locnt-d���In We'lingtoti Camp.  TAKE NOTICK th.it I. Isaac U. Iia!It.-U. as  Agent for David Oxley.Free M'ner's Certificate.  o. H6787, and Thomas Kussvll. T-'ree Miner's  Certificate. No. Bd76.i, i'Ueiid, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply 10 the Minim; llecorder for  a Certific-.te of Imptovemeiit.s, fin the purpose of  obtaining n Crown C"rant ol the above claim.  And flintier Take N'olice that action, under  Section ^7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvement".  Dated this tcth day of August, A.D., too;*  I.  II. IIAI.I.HTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  N 0 t 1 c K.  "Florence No. 2 Kractioual" Mineral (Maim,  situate in the (Greenwood Milling Division 01  YaW district. Where Unrated:���In (ireenwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICK. that I. Isaac II. Hallett, as  auent for Joseph J. Bassett, Tree Miner's Certtfi  rate, No. H10176, intend, sixtv days Irum da! ���  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for .*  Certificate ol Improvements, (or the purpose i I  obtaluin-* a Crown Grant ol the nbuvr cla.m.  And further Take Notice lhat action, nnd. r  Section 37. must be co:nmei.cc; belcr*- t!r*  issuance '*f:*uch Certificate ol Imp ovement1..  Dated this 9U1 d:iy of Septeml  I  ��� *����  !��if  K ��Z  "  1."  : >-���  <   /  .���;ft.7  Bu  ,. I,,..; THE   PHOESIS  PIONEER.  ���IP,  J*. V" \\\h %  *tf ' �� 71', ; <  *4    f,   j7/J-J|I  it-  , j-i��ti  Jtdn  Iirtii  1ft  ��*  frr1  ffl  1$}  r>  m,  \9  SHARP <HLIRVINE. CO.  I OS Wall St.  BUCK reus  >$poKane, Wash.  nil or part of tlitf following  aK) tnaxio (liilbraiih troul   ft to    lacranby smellers ,  ItKi to V.1KKI Inieriiiitinnnl Coal   1(H) in   HKJ Kendall (Muiilunn)   S'NJ lo '.WO Meolu Coal Mines.   WW) to 'joou I'auhandlo Smelter   lo*** to -jooo Kamhler   400 to 3<too Sullivan (H. C.)   looo to aooo Tel-Kwa   ioo to   7CQ Western OH..   92.50  .95  l.to  .05  .08  ���*5  .09  ���JS  AVe have in ourolliue and can make prompt delivery of  stocks at  the prices named.  100 to 2000 Alberta Coal (pooled)  (0  10 to  8'JO B. C. Copper _      fi.io  S 0 to 2000 B. ('.  inialga.uiatcd (,'ohI 11*15;  5 to- 100 Con. Smelters  Iiift.tK)  HUB to 2O00 California .t N". V. (Ill -'S  J'00 to 8000 California (Rossland) < fijf  o-H) to 1500 Colfax Coal A Coke (Pooled)       .10  20 to  100 Dominion Copper      a.2i  JiHJOto 2000 Diamond Va'c Coal !��  100 to  500 Furnace Creek Copper 60  ���   BUY COAL STOCKS  More money has been made from investing in coal stocks at low prices than  from any other class of investment. While till other stocks have been dropping  in price, coal stocks have been advancing. -  Galbraith Goal Company Limited shares at tlie present market price ia one  of the best investments on the market. Tlie company are at the present time  shipping about 200 tons per day, which they are selling at a handsome profit. The  property issitnated at Lunilbreck, Alberta, and adjoins that of the well known  Alberta Coal & Coke Company.  We teel certain that Galbraitli will be paying dividends inside of nine months.  Write for our booklet on coal flocks as an investment, it may. be- of interest  to yon.  ^tmtmmmtfM^mim^w^^Mm^  " In and Around Phoenix  ^ BRIKF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL   AND   GENERAL -���  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. ** *��  Dr. Mathison, dentist. Secure one q{^ vb]ins ^ AunN  For sale,   small  six  room   cottage.   Almstrom before they are all  gone,  at  see  leading Hotel of Boundary'! loidlnf  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, II. C.  Hew and Up-to-date  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  J. A  HoMASTER  Proprietor.  181  r ; ; ���   Hotel Brooklyn,  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Piioenix. New  from cellar to roof. ' Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms.  Steam >    Heated  JAMES flARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.   .w^..        i~ 1 arcta-a   ��� rjamxta*;  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining, room.    Large,   airy  and  well   furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue  Apply at the Pioneer office  Dry wood   in  car  lots.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Before   buying your furniture else  where, call on R. T. Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully prepared  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $10 up,  Miss McDonald.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Musical instruments and supplies at  Toronto prices at Aliiin Almstrom's.  Mrs. J. Peacock has taken over and  is conducting the Bellevue hotel restaurant.  Don't forget to register during the  present month if you desire to vote at  the next municipal election.  Our "Health" brand mattresses are  made of pure materials and are  sanitary���Binns' Furniture.  Just received, a carload of iron beds,  mattresses and springs, the best of  their kind.���Binns' Furniture.  City Clerk Stephens has been busy  taking in realty taxes this week, the  last day in which to secure the rebate  being next Tuesday, October 15th.  Five extra gangs are now employed  by the C, P. R. at Hartford Junction,  making tho yard improvements required there for the handling of the  heavy ore traffic from the Phoenix  mines.  A Finn named Randa, a barman at  the Granby mines, was knocked from  a ladder last Monday at the 300 foot  level, and sustained some nasty cuts  and a broken jaw. He is being looked  after at the hospital.  A small fire Monday night brought  out the department, but its services  were not needed. It occurred in a  cabin owned by Alex. McDonald, near  lower Dominion avenue. A pail or  two of water extinguished it.  J. D. Spence, barrister, of Greenwood, was a visitor here this week.  Mr, Spence was at one time located in  Grand Forks, but for a year or two has  been in Toronto. He has now taken  over the practice of A. M. Whiteside  in Greenwood, the latter having moved  to Vancouver, but who will still visit  the Boundary occasionally. Mr.  Spence noted many changes for the  better since his last visit to Phoenix,  several years ago.  J. L. Martin will attend to the sub-  Apnlv to I s,?nber's business during his temporary  l absence from Phoenix. A. S. Hood.  About   another   week's   work   will  complete the new wagon road east of  the city, being constructed by Foreman  Spraggett   for   the   government,   the  bridges now being ready for the   floor.  Saturday,   October   26th,    is    the  date finally settled on for the  visit of  some hundred Knights of Khorassen  from Spokane to Phoenix.    They will  travel by special train, with   their own  band, and hold  high jinks generally,  the expectation being that  about   100  novitiates who are Knights of Pythias,  will betaken into  the order  at  that  ���time, representing every  lodge  in the  Boundary, and some on the other side  of the boundary line.  Pava a Score of Accounls.  With Mayor Matheson and   Alder  man   Porter,   Carson   and   Roderick}  present  at   the   city   council   meeting  Wednesday   evening,    little   business  came up for attention aside from paying accounts, as follows:  James Bryson  P. Ganer  D. Cantalin  W. Moore  ...  A.  Frederick  Sam Rovelli  D. L. Mclntominey   . .  D. Deane   ...  Phoenix Livery  Phoenix Pioneer  A. E. H. Clark  . .     ..  Firemen     ..     ..  P. Burns & Co. ..  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  Morrin, Thompson    . .  Granby Co..     ....  1 Cunter-Kendrick Co..  $34  3  37  '3  37  39  112  20  00  25  62  75  16 00  10 30  27  50  5 00  2 25  1 S5  46  ro  3 25  22 35  It  that  Boundary Side lights  ,, ���     .���:....:.      12 00  Thomas Drug Co. -.. .. 12 85  M. M. Stephens, postage   .. 5 00  Dr. J. D. MacLean was appointed  city medical health officer, for the  present at a salary of $150 per month.  DIAMONDS  Did you ever stop to consider that  we are carrying one of the largest  stocks of Diamonds, both Loose  and mounted, in the interior of  B. C, and that with our expenses  very low and only a small margin  of profit added we should be able  to sell you as cheap as any one in  the cities. When you think of  Precious stones of any kind, let  us submit prices we can interest  you.    Calls of inspection invited.  T��  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  E.A.BLACIC,  ��j The Jeweler (��  C.P.R. Time Inspector Phone No. 68.  t  is  reported  from Grand   Forks  the   mayor,    Jeffrey   Hammer,  definitely resigned this week, and  that  a new election will shortly be held.  Justices of the peace Rendell and  McElmon, of Eholt, held court Monday, M. W. Ludlow, of Denoro,'being  charged with gambliug. The case was  dismissed.  Last week's issue of the Midway  Star was its last, and its twinkles will  be seen no more. Editor W. Laugh-  ton, in the final number, said that he  had no "hick" coming at the funeral.  J. A. R. Rome went to Keremeos  this week, to open up a branch of the  Eastern Townships Bank. Next week,  Mr. Cannichael, of Phoenix, will  proceed to the same place as assistant  l to Mr. Rome.  C. M. Deaver, a young fellow of but  17 or 18 years, who has been employed  at the Mother Lode mine, was taken  to the Greenwood hospital a few days  ago, and died there Thursday of spinal  meningetis. His father will take the  remains to Vernon, their home, today.  Sick Headache Cured.  Sick headache is caused by derangement of the stomach and by indigestion. Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets correct this disorder and effect  a cure. By taking these tablets as  soon as the first indication of the dis  ease appears, the attack may be  warded off. Get a free sample and try  them.    For sale by all druggists.  Reported by B. B.   Mighton   & Co.,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to Oct. 9, 1907.  BIO ASKED  Alberta Coal and Coke       .37 .42  B.C. Copper       5.62>��     5.87X  Cariboo McKinney 03)4       -04%  Cona. Smeltera ...101.00     110.00  Domin. Coriper.......     2.G2>��  Diamond Vale Coal...       .17  Granby ..���...     80.00  Galbraith Coal   International Coal.  Jumbo, Ross;.. ..  La Plata Mines.. .  Nicola Coal Mines;  North Star....   Panhandle Smelter  Rambler-Cariboo..  Sullivan .  ... .  Stewart  .     !..   Telk-Kwa Mines ...  White Bear ... ���"....  2.87)4  .19  100.00  ,28  .97  .10  &**��*a*m*mi*0^0*  MARSH BLOC il 'nd dining room  Tn  EXTRA   WELL   FURNISHED   ROOMS  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located.  Victoria Ave., Phoenix, B.C. MISS IDA L. BAKER  !0****a0aa*m**ik0*0mim0a&mQC>s*m***0mat0man*am**s��0saman  No Bar.    |  WALL PAPER  <&  Phoenix, B C.  loetiix jteam Laum  Subject to Confirmation, We Will Soli,  1000 Alberta Coal CEronj   _.���_-���-.88-..,  r��00 BrcTAnialgamated Coal       Bid  100 B. C. Copper       6.00  10C0 Cariboo-McKinney 04J��  16 Cobb. Smelters  105.00  2500 Diamond Vale Con! 17>i  ���.100.Dominion Copper.-.  ��� 500 Galbraith Coal.....  1000 International Coal  10000 Little Bertha   2000 Rambler Cariboo..,  2000 Tul-Kiva Mines   x>.  LIMITED.  r  We  not  advise  allow  ih^W8on^1J^ MJN1N�� 8��<H* ��tt5.00per share,  tn.s    opportunity    to   pass.      Write   for   prospectus,  O.oo-  .27  .97  .05  .25  ���13^  Do  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a  position to handle the largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  B.B. Mighton & Co.  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWEE 1082. ��� NEL80N. B  Our Fall and Winter  Stock now on display,  with a large variety and  wide range to select  from.  ��� -Come in.and.,inspect^  samples.  McRae Bros.  Stationers, News Dealers, Etc.  Knob Hilt Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  Carney Copper stock advanced to 18 1-2 cents per  share after Sept. 15th.  Only 20,000more  for sale.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.        Bank Block, Phoenix, ii. C.  ^  ESg&ii��g8|^  Prompt attention to all orders !  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  Dominion Aye., ..'���'- - - Phoenht, B C.  THE  DAIRX  BeHt Stock of  ������-���-��� -m~*t-m- +-9>-m-o-m-*>  FURNITURE, RUG*, Etc  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and more varied stock than before  a   larger  ���N N S   .   .  ��-���-���-��  -���  i  T  i  PHOENIX  BAKERY  Having secured a first-class  baker, I am��� prepared to deliver  promptly the best Bread, Cake  and Pies. Satisfiaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  'Phone A55.     WJ.Prendergast, Prop.  1 INUE5T '  Royal Collieries Coal Stock  TERRIRLE CRIME  none but the BEST.  FOLLOWING GRADES ALWAYS ON HAND  *    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,    EL  ECUADOF     rA  I^Prflf ^r?������' ^OUeYiTeI^UB  Bio%nvr KrZ%?SSIONEEii and SpA*"S"  BLOSSOM. BOCK y  CA   IIAliANA,   LA   FLOF  DE J. OTERO, PHARAOH  This is the .'atust <;o:ii| any o.-i��uiiizi'cl ami controlled by  Messrs. A.C. Kliiiii<;rft'lt ami 11. N\ Galcr. The Con) area  consists of 7,000 acre*, thu ��eaui fooiiiK continuation of famous  Gait Mines near Lethbridjcu. Alberta. It ic already a koi'iir  concern having been mined for hoiim* y<.*iir��*.  Anew modern plant will he iriHtuilccI awl  active operations carried on hy new oIllcialH on liirfto scale.  It is bound to I)*- a Money Maker.  We are now  offering the" Kirst allotment  of  Treasury  Shares at 25 cents pi��r share.    PI.ice your order at ONCE.  WE MAKE MONEY TOR OUR ClIENTS  We started International Coal share* ut 25etH. It is now a dividend waver, and celling at 91K*. ami will ptill advance.  We started Alberta Con I shares at 25c. and tliey are now  selling for 40c. nml "ill continue to advance."  We are now offering ROYAL COLLKRII58 st 25c.nnd  have  no hesitation in ri-coiiuneiuliiifj; them to  our clients, aB a  safe and profitable  investment.  Place your orders v.jth   ns before price advances  BRITISh AMERICAN TRUST CO. LTD.  ^ ,���'.���:���.' FISCAL AGENTS     ���" g  JJ    Or. M.   FBIPP,   Manager Grand Forks, Ii.  c.   f|  WATCH R EPA RING A SPECIALTY  Fixing a watch looks easy, but it takes  it lot of knowledge and practice. We  have both. For that reason it will be  wise to bring yours here  WHEN IT NEEDS FIXING.  We iruuiautee nil our work. When  we hand you buck your watch you can  depend upon It lining all right in every  particular. Our chargeH are very moderate, too. Try us when yon have watch  trouble,  D. MORRISON  PHOENLX, 13. C.  C><>0<><KKHH><><KH>(?<KKH><W OCKHXXX?  JAMES  :phqnjs  J. A4a.the3on  3n$urance Haent  BONDS. _^____  COMMISSIONER   FOR    TAKING   AFFIDA^aT"   ^^  PHOENIX,  omtmon  Ibouee I  C. t>. jfloob, nsroq  One ofthe oldest hotels in Phoenix  but under new management. Entire  house under immediate supervision  ofthe proprietor. r,-c��ted near the  big- mines and a comfortable, homelike-place to stop.  Special Attention to Dining   Rsom  Choicest of Wet Goods and Cigars  Old Ironsides Ave.  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  ... .Dealer in....  "Lime, Brick,   Lumber and  all   Building   Material  OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B .C.  PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED  -��� ....... HV   i  viim-jnciv /*\  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Dominion Auemi*.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yo0 Wailt a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind tbat wear well and look well.  Men's Sflifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs.plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  7s SnOCS Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waisls, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Men's  IPboenfy, B. c.  The WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  m  m  ���I  i  E  fri

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