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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 2, 1909

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 mm  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL,  Tknth Year.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2,   1909  mvfu/nrm  No.'4S   t  We have just opened out a beautiful line of these popular  goods, in all the leading colors���Brown, Grey, Smoke,  Cardinal, Khaki, etc. One of these Sweater Coats is just  what you need for the cool days of Fall. Prices run from  S&.OO TO S4.SO.    See display in our window.  v$weaters for tKe Little FolKs  The boys and girls will need them too. Just the thing  for school. Bring them in and have them fitted.. We  have a variety of styles and shades to choose from.  Everyone is familiar with the- wear-resisting quantities of  UHiuw oirarat  OR HE OUGHT TO BE  *���������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  N  Si  a  MM ERST.  Heavy Ribbed Wool.  Made in Nova Scotia  at the famous Hewson  Mills, dnd guaranteed.  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  A heavy-weight, ribbed  wool garment, it is especially suitable for a working man. If you are not  wearing it now, you should  be. The next time you  need a suit come in and  let us show it to you. We  know you will be pleased.  hunter���^  MORRIN, TIOMPSON1 CO.  INCREASE IN OUTPUT  OF TRAIL SMELTER  Treats 44,000 Tons of Ore in  August  W. D. Matthews, president of the  Consolidated Mining'& Smelting Co.,  after spending a few days looking over  the company's mines and mining properties in Rossland and the smelter and  refinery at Trail, left on Saturday for  his home in Toronto. During July  and August the gross output of the  smelter of the Consolidated Co., was  $985,000, as compared with $'135,000  for the same two months last year.  The tonnage smelted in July was 36,-  000 tons, in August 44,000 tons, the  latter being the largest quantity of ore  smelted in one month at the Trail  plant since it was established.  An addition is being made to the  lead refinery building, which is 250  feet in length and 50 feet in width.  This will give the refinery structure a  total length of 600 feet. The older  portion of the structure has a width of  50 feet. The addition is so arranged  that the traveling crane used will convey the bullion to the tanks before it  is refined and lift the refined lead out ;  in other words, the crane will run  through the entire length of the build  ing. There are now 240 working  tanks in operation and 180 are being  added. With the settling tanks, etc.,  there will be a total of sg6 tanks in  the refinery, ^he present capacity is  70 tons a day,("and when the addition  is completed and the additional tanks  in place it will have a . maximum capacity of 120 tons a day.  The lead refinery began operations  as an experimental plant in May 28,  1902, with 2S tanks, a capacity of 6}4  tons a day and with ten men on the  payroll. Now the capacity is 70 tons  ;i day, or about 2,000 tons a month.  Fifty men are employed and the re  finery is a pronounced' success. Since  it was smarted many improvements have  been made in the Belectrolytic process  used, and in addition to this numerous  labor saving devices have been adopted  10 much advantage and economy.  John F. Miller has been superintendent  of the refinery since it was started, has  grown up with the process, and has  every detail of it completely at his  fingers' ends.  The work of deepening the Golden  ,Rule shaft trom thejjs foot level has  been commenced and is making good  progress. The owners, George Agnew  and associates had an assay made on  Saturday, which showed that the better  class of ore from the mine goes $90.00  to the ton.���M.ner.  Boundary Side Lights  Rev. M. D. McKee, of Knox church,  Greenwood has resigned,  Mr. Dredge, Presbyterian missionary  at Rock Creek, has returned to college  in Toronto. j  Allan Wilkie, Presbyterian missionary at Midway, has returned to ^Vinni���  peg to attend college.  Work has been commenced on the  foundation for the new ,E. T. Bank  building at Grand Forks.i<;  Government Agent S.(\R. Almond  has returned to Grand Forks after a  trip of several weeks in Ontario.  There is a bounty of ��2 each for  the destruction of the big' horned owl  in the counties of Yale apd  Cariboo.  A. B. Hood and his father in-law  Mr. Morkill, of Sherbrdake, Quebec,  went over to the coast th|s' week on a  visit, j  J. J. Warren, president of the Kettle  Valley Lines, is in the Boundary from  '"----   ���'"    ������- ���- '��� connection   ~:'u  Toronto this week in  the railway  V  -4'  Some Fruit Specials  ��� for  Primes; 20 lb.   Boxes  Bradshaw Red Plums   201b. Crate  Preserving  Pears,  ....   40ib. Box  Preserving   Peaches,      201b. Box  Crab Apples, 401b. Box  California Grap:s, 51b.    Basket  $0.85  1.00  2.50  2.00  2.00  0.50  A Splendid Map  The Department of Interior, Ottawa,  has receutly issued a map of the   railway  belt of  British  Columbia.    The  map is handsomely printed   in   colors  on heavy map paper.   The information  upon it is corrected   up   to   ist  July,  1909.    A glance at the map will show  a person exactly how any  particular  area in   the  belt  stands, colors being  used to indicate lands that  have been  dealt with in any way.    For instance,  all homesteaded lands are   marked in  yellow;   sales,  special  grants,   mining  land sales are maiked  in  red;   lands  disposed of provincial   government   in  grey; Indian  reserves  in   pink; forest  reseives   and   parks   in  green   border;  timber berths in green hatching; grazing leases in   brown   hatching.    Th'.'re  are also figures as  to the acreage included under each  of these  Headings.  In addition, all available information  regarding railways, post offices and  topographical features of the provincial  lands adj-lining the belt have been inserted so that the. map provides useful  information with respect to a comparatively large part of the province, in  fact the map covers British Columbia  trom in nh of the railway belt right  down to the United Slates border, including the Boundary couimy, the  Arrow and Kootenay Lake region, and  the Crow's Nest district.  Snowshoe lodge, I.O.O.F., is making  preparations for its annual dance to he  held Thanks��iving m'uht, Oct. 25.  The Grand Forks Confiervdlive Association will hold it*, annual meeting  for the election of officer||nd general  business on Wednesday Myeningji, Oct!  13th. : ' . ���'.   $"'!T;>'%  M. S. Middleton, provincial frilit inspector for the KootenaVaj'; hasbeen  spending a few days at Grand TFprjts  looking over the orchardsj'bf the district. ��� h-'   ���'������':.  !U'  J. E. McAllister, generi) manager-of  the British Colum bia Cop[|er"CompanyV  was in Nelson on Saturda^to meet tjie  C. P. R. officials who were ien route' to  Kossland. y{0 '������-':"��� ���������'���������  Grand Forks is to have o-an 7'agjricu}?  tural society and next year 'will, hold  its first annual fair. The> cornrnitees  of the board of trade and;'Far'rners^iri-  stitute were unanimous in7fav6r"-of this  at their last meeting.   .   ?..):'     '--    :;  Dan Wilson of GrandFprk's-killed a  fine cinnamon bear and ifyp cubsjin  the mountains a few" mileS; down the  valley last week. The laraer skin was  on exhibition at P. Burns meat 'market  on Saturday, and some Yqpoice. bear  steak'was enjoyed by somefew'citizens.  The Oroville,Gazette,;says ..that a  power company has been "formed to  ���harhrs's:-'the'-Si^ that  vicinity. The fact is^the'Similkameen  river has been kicking up> -its heels  around the ranges long enough and a  sel of harness or two ���on'" it here and  there along its length, wouldn't hurt it  a bit. 7  James McLaren of Kamloops spent  the past week in the district, visiting  his brother, D. D. McLaren, at Dead-  wood. Mr. McLaren is one of the  expert horticulturists in the province,  having been connected with a nursery  in Oregon for a number of years before  coming to British Columbia. He came  to the Boundary to look over the  Grand Forks nursery, and, if satisfactory make a purchase for the Harper  ranch near Kamloops. He gave an  order for ten thousand apple trees, and  says the trees of the Grand Forks nursery are the healthiest he has seen any  place. He also says that apples can  be grown in the interior of this province  of as fine a flavor as those of Ontario.  ���Ledge.  The excursion from Nelson Fair to  Riverside Nurseries at Grand Forks,  arranged.by the Nursery Co , and its  agents in the Kootenay, was, by the  suggestion of leading citizens here,  made the instance a demonstration of  the fruitfulness of this valley that was  as much a revelation to the citizens of  Grand Forks as to the visitors ' and to  even tho��e providing the exhibit, for  the collection when gathered certainly  surpassed even the most sanguine ex.  pectations of the enthusiasts in charge.  The occasion was also taken to show  these visitors around the valley and  they went home profoundly impressed  with the progress of the district as well  as amazed by its resources and ad  vantages.���Gazette.  GRAND MASTER LO.  OF. VISITS PHOENIX  Snowshoe    Lodge   Entertains  Wallace Law Thursday  Wallace Law of Vancouver, grand  master of the grand lodge of the Independent.Order of Oddlellowsol British  Columbia, paid an official visit to  Snowshoe lodge, No. 46; on Thursday  evening.  The proceedings of the lodge, which  included .iiegree work, were followed  by an excellent banquet in the lodge-  room. The ladies of the local Re  bek'ah lodge prepared a sumptuous  dejeuner, upon which tliey were much  complimented by those present. The  toast list included a splendid address  by the grand master and pithy remarks  from others present.  This was Mr. Law's first visit to this  part of the interior, and he expressed  much surprise in the great develop  ment evident. He was shown through  the mines yesterday, and in the evening drove to Greenwood, accompanied  by J. C. Tait and J. F. McDougall,  and will visit the lodge of that city.  TWO MILLIONS A YKAR  Boundary  Sum  Craw's Neil Coal Co. Spends Tbls Vast  '��� for Wages  7 The Crow's Nest Coal Co. spends  annually in wages and has expended iri  cash on capital account since opera  lions begun, over $5,006,000. The  daily output at present is 3000 tons of  coal a day, a considerable portion of  which goes into coke. Elias Rogers,  presfdenfof the cbnipany, says that in  three years, provided the government  wiHco-dperatey the company will be  spending $5,000,000 a year in wages  besides,adding considerable to its plant.  .; ijM.ri -Rogers stated that the reduc-  ���tiotvon the duty on coal recently made  by the United States will not be of  much benefit to producers in this province for. the present at least. The  duty was reduced from 60 to 45 cents  per ton, but no reduction was made on  coke, which forms an important part  of the industry in this province. The  company's product is a high-grade  cokinc coal, and it is from coke that  the company expects to makuits money.  ���".. To Improve Telephone Service  ; ._ A..L. .Littig, .traffic .superintendent.  for the B. C. Telephone company,  was in Phoenix during the early part  of the week, and in company with A.  Legault has been looking over the ser-1  vice generally in the Boundary with a  view to improving it. Among other  matters looked into was the service between Boundary points and Rossland-  and Nelson. The line goes by way  of the Great Northern railway and for  most of the distance through American  territory and is controlled by Americans. Mr. Littig will take the matter  up with the American owners of the  lines and endeavor to have a better  ment made in the service, so that in  the future there will be less cause for  complaint.  The uprights of Granby's new machine shop are now in position.,  Some good samples of high-grade  nre have been taken from' the Bounty  Fraction. -  ,���-���'  Good ore has again been located in  the shaft of the Buster claim, following  a small break in the lead.  Shipping from No. r Granby tunnel  was temporarily suspended on Tuesday  while some repairs were being  made;  No. 7 furnace at Granby, smelter  was blown in oh Thursday. '..No.78  will be blown in about  the  10th inst.  It is expected a shipment will shortly be made from the Rambler, where  operations have lately been confined  to a high grade vein.  Robt. Perry and Geo. Barrett, who  are developing the Kokoma claim, oh  the West Fork, claim to have uncovered a good vein of ore in a 30-foot  shaft.  George A. McLeod of Spokane, one  of the principals in the McKinley  Mines, Limited, visited the property in  Franklin camp. It is expected development will be resumed.  7 The Sally mine promises to be a  shipper of more splendid ore this winter. Stoping is now progressing on a  fine shoot in No. 6 tunnel. No. 7  tunnel, now in 300 feet, continues to  produce high-grade ore.  After an absence of two years R. R  Hedley, a pioneer mining engineer, has  returned to British Columbia from  Montreal. Mr. Hedley was one of the.  first mining men to predict the successful treatment of the low-grade copper-gold ores of the Boundary district,  long before the advent of a railway.  He was formerly rrmnager of the Hall  Mining & Smelting company at Nelson.'  GENERAL ELECTION  TO BE IN NOVEMBER  Provincial   Government   Will  Go to Country Next Month  It is understood that the provincial  government will go to the country in  November. Mr. Bowser, attorney-  general, and Mr. Taylor, minister of  works, have left Victoria on a speech-  making tour in the Lillooet and Cari  boo districts, which are Liberal strongholds.  PREMIER TALKS   ELECTION  In the event of an agreement being  reached for the extension of the Cana  dian Northern railway into British  Columbia before the end of the year.  'Premier McBiide intimated at Victoria that the legislature will be dissolved and an appeal made to the  country in November and December,  in order th.it no delay in construction  shall occur.  -5���-gii ^-Djim-i'i'^vv-syaffitryj"'^'" ~ r ���"  ^^58?^^  the  Tii��se prices art:  th ;  L> v..st   for  th"   S-as-.n   on  d fferent Fruits nam d, and we would a ivice  placing  your  order at   once.  I  WOW* THB RAILWAY CENTRE. OF ?;HK BOUNDARY  B. C. Copper at Kamloops .  The plans of the British Columbia  Copper company affecting Kamloops  camp will not be put into operation  until early next spring. This is largely due to the fact of the absorption of  the Dominion Copper company's  business.  Advice from the New York office is  to the effect-ihat-lhe optiaL!Stiba.t.;-l^��<?  been tsken on the local claims will be  temporarily suspended so as to allow  ! the company to recuperate from its  more recent transaction.  The report of the engineers who inspected tbe local camp was received  with the greatest measure of satisfaction at the head office and the officials  of the company feel confident that  they will have a rich field 'to exploit  when they come here. "It is an excel  lent proposition and I hope that we  will be able to take it up as soon as  possible," declared one of the New  York officials so that the citizens of  Kamloops have every reason to feel  satisfied with the result of the negotiations.���Standard.  B.CCfOPPER BLOWS   '  IN THIRD FURNACE  Expect to Treat Close to 2000  Tons Per Day  i The third furnace at the .smelter of  the British Columbia Copper company  was blown in- on Thursday and by .  next week the. management expect to  be treating close to 2000 tons of ore  per day.  .The ore tonnage from Mother Lode  mine has been increased and with ship  ments from the company's Oto Denoro, '  Lone Star and Napoleon properties as  well as custom  ore,   the smelter will  now run at full blast.  The Oro Denoro mine, which shipped as high as 400 tons per day during  1908 but has been off the shipping  list for several months, commenced  regular shipments to Greenwood smelter this week, the output for the week  being"300 lobs. ���'. About thirty men are  now employed at the mine and it is  expected the tonnage will gradually increase.  Manaaoth C.B.R. LacatMllva ��� ��  'In the course of about ,a month,'?  there will appear on the Pacific division  of the C.PiR7 one of the riiost remarkable locomotives on the continent of  America, and the heaviest engine in  Canada. It will be opereated between Revelstoke and Field, and will  be devoted exclusively to the hauling  of freight trains,'it being the aim of the  railway to handle more cars per train  over that section of the road than is  now. possible with existing power, ,  ; The new engine will be a Mallet articulated compound, and with tender  coal and water will weigh over'200  torts. The engine alone weighs over  365,000 pounds. This Mallet locomotive .really consists of two engines,  as the boiler is divided in the middle.  The body is very long and in order to  enable the engine to readily take '  curves, it is provided with a flexible '  joint located in the middle of the  boiler.  In the past it has  been found impossible to put heavier power in the  old type of engine  in service for the  reason that bridges  would  net stand  the extra weight confined in the short  body of the old  type  of locomotive.  The new long-body type  spreads the ,  weight over a greater length of rail v  and thus enables ihe heavier and much *^.  ;mbre powerful" engine to opeufte   o/ws* -  bridges with perfect safety.'      " ��  SERIOUS ACCIDENT YESTERDAY  Axel  Llljenberg  Crushed  on 300-Foot Level  of Qraaby Mine  Axel Liljenberg was the victim of  a serious accident in the Granby mine  yesterday morning, when he was  crushed between a motor car and the  side of a drift on the 300-foot level.  Just how the accident happened is not  clearly explained by even those close  at hand. His injuries are such that  his chances for recovery arc but slight.  The Deloy'a Comedlaas  The theatre goers of Phoenix will  be pleased to hear that the Deloys are  paying the city another visit. The  company is entirely new with the ex  ception. of the three Deloys. The  singing and dancing are the very best.  The wardrobe is entirely new and very  brilliant. Miss Myrtle Deloy, the bar*  tone singer, will render some of the  newest songs, she, as you all know is  without a doubt one of the best on the  road. The Merry Widow, Jr, will be  the offering on Tuesday night. This  play is well known to Phoenix theatre-  goeis that it requires no further des.  cription than the name Talla Deloy  will appear in the role of "the Widow,"  the part in   which  she is an expert.  Eddie Deloy and Alvin Beatty, the  comedians, are up tp the mark in  their respective parts. They assure  the people a full two hours of  laughter. The Deloy's are here for  two nights, presenting "Merry Widow,.  Jr.," and "Li Hung Chang," both being  full of wit, humor and vim. Every  theatre-goer should not miss either of  those performances.  ��7Z5raH5r!5ESZ5S5H5ZraSrl5r!52S3E5rlSH5HSasa��T^  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Tbe fotlovrluK cable gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor   190c,  11903,1904. 1905,  1906,  1907,190S and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Oct :, '09  Mine.  Granby Mines...  Snowshoe   Phoenix Amal._  It. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode..-  B C. Mine   Hintua   Oro Denoro....  3onnie Belle   Dom  Cop Co....  Br'klyn-Stem..  Id nil o..   Rawhide   Sunsets   Mouutu Rose..  J3    Athelstan   Li     Vfurrison   [}J K. Bell   Xj Senator   bi Biey Vogtc   K No. 37   nj Reliance   riulphur KinK....  Winnipeg   (JoUleu Crown...  King Solomon...  3i(t Copper   S'ii. 7 Mine   City of 1'arin   Jewel   Riveiside   Carmt   Sally   ��� ambler   Butcher Boy ...  Duncan   Providence   Kltchoru   ���Hrathmoie    Golden  Ka^le...  Preston   Prince Henry....  Skylark   Last Chance   K. P. U. Mii\e,...  Bay '....'.'.'  Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Itince   Republic   vii.cellaneouf)...  1001        1903       1903  S3L763 309.858 393.71X  1.731    ao,800   7i,��i  1904       1005  S��9.7<>5 653.889  99.034 !4i.3��6 138,079  47,405    14,8"    19.365  8,530  174,198 147.576  650  ".937  ��� 5.537  37.9<5o  16,400  9.48s  3,007  1906  801,404  8.426  105,900  1488  11,804  3i"7  1907 1908 1909  6I3.S37 1028,747 732.2J7  135,001 48,1126 136,280    245  1901   rooj.  Put  Week I  18.98s[  4.170,  JOS.ill  1,712  18,274  14.481  321,899  438,867     S.Sooi  66,630      i,3oj       300!  32.35"   55-73'  Soj     7.455   I5.73I  550  1.C40  "875  150  560  **5  2,300  :iso  785  62s  481  2,060  "'890'  S.646  3.339  '363  2,435  3.��70  S.2JO  1./59  4.S86  S.4SO  222  364  33  25,108  3.0S6  t,747  140,685  2.960  26,031  48,390  3^5  1.833  S3  ��50  43.295  12,253  64.173  31.270  31.258  649  5 78o  10.740  3.802  53Q  120  586  993  Wi  "'"167  ays  S90  79  726  325  so  3��  ...30  145  7.0  106  :6  .1  ���40  40  140  <*  108  60  7S->  s��  68<.  ���cr  \*  10  �����>���  50(5  20  IS  589,  45  ���"������������      **  40  700  JO  55  60  ~  33P  ��...w...  234  ap  ....���  w***"*  53  3��  Total tons 300,800 508.876 690.419 829,80a ;,��3,6a!) 1 141^37 1 148,237 1.487,480 1,070.1177 32,355  Smelter treatment���  'iranby Co     230,828   112 340 401,911 S9A.35* GS7.o,SS 828,879 637,626  ui B.C. Copper Co.    117.611 148,600 162.SU3 210,4*4  ho S30 123,740 341.952  rd t) >m. Cop. Co _. 32.370   3��.93"   81059 Ji8.��n 153 439  1037.5(4 7">,6J4  364,850 190,836  22 666  i3,stc> I  8,874 I  }j Total reduced..   348,4.19 460,140697.404837,66-033,877 1,1724301,133,017 1,359060911,460   ��7.3gj j  ��!5r5BS2H5>25i>jreH5i^^  ,   &����� Wv,'�� i&  lh  m  F      41  ��2'  1. TAsn  - *>,  vt    s  ���    -  J- fUBBffi  M  t   ������>  ���i   * i  & \  J:.  ill  I  ill  m  $  m  m  ��  m  m  M  m  pi  I  I  1  i  $A  m  i.w  Effi  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOENIX. B.C,  AN EXPERIENCED HOUSEWIFE  knows that Sunlight Soap  means a wonderful saving of  time and labour in house-  cteanlnz.  s Whether with hot or cold  water,  nothing gets the dirt  off   so quickly and   without  1 Injury as Stihlfght Soap.        '  Haa' ft the Sunlight wc;  'Fallow the directions.  JlJli  itmli  8     The Fftosni* Pioneer  Aael Boundary Mining Journal;  imdbo am ilsTUiiDAVa ���* Tata  PIONEER PUBL1&PN0 CO.  <     at raoxmix, a. c.  T. ALfREO LOVE. Manaokr.  extravagant habit at that, than did the  historiid gentlemen who attempted to  demonstrate his belief in the same  fieory by reducing the rations* of his  unfortunate horse until finally his bill  of fare was but one straw a day. The  doctor announces that he has none  without food for fifty days, and while  he has lost in weight he has actually  gained in strength. He has now  broken his fast by eating a small plate  of rice soup.-  During 1907 and 1908 Great Brit  ain took $268,229,531 worth of produce from Canada and sold us $166,-  442,625 wprth in return. In the same  time the United States took from us  goods to the value of $206,124,857,  and sold US$412,452,569 worth. In  other words, the British people took  from us $101,786,906 more than we  sold them, while the Americans bought  from us $206,327,712 less than they  sold us.  o-  B. C. MINING  -..I-.. I BuaiacM offlce Wo. 14.  T.lcpaoM. J ifM��t��T��.T��Hi��*nc��. No. is.  ��� K  l'i'  ���vaacmirnoxa if advakcb.  FfffT afWat.*������������**���������������������������������������������**������������������*��� ������������������**��������������������������������������� ��������#������������  ftiX MUUSIIMIIH"1"'1! ��� ��HIH>��������     i��*5  T*tk��'OsiHcdS>UUt.,s>tr year ���_....���. 140  1 Wa' 1 1  11I1 1 I '1'    11 ii *-'r  n '     - -. -   -     - ���.  Saturday; October 2,  1909  At present the mining' situatidn' in  the' BoViidaty/ and particularly'���' in'  Phoenix! is promising and bright." The  two Jeading producing, mines in, the  district will- considerably enlarge  ' their capacity, "while.' other producers,  temporarily off the shipping'list,'are  about'to'resume. Some' of the ' prop-  ertses, under development, are, reaching  commercial ore. Everybody is becoming :roor'e satisfied with conditions' pre-  , vailing,in the'camp, and all are happy  \ wh���ntti��pay days come1 around. Money  is getting to be more plentiful and.  while the merchants have,not felt the  improvement as quickly ,as. they ex  pected,'4t is nevertheless noticeable and  wfll^be'appreciably felt'in the fall and  win^r/tfad'e^:;-^^ ���.;    .".."Jr  "l,' s tViVS'1- *1����*"       .   .     -       _   . "  ^>^^>Ntrwrthat mining, affairs  are at at-  ._. tCTmorf it is the duty ofi every man in  s. camp and throughout the Boundary to  lend' assistance in pushing the district  to the fronts   There -are as - good -opportunities' here tor 'honest,  legitimate  and profitable investment as anywhere;  ��� and eastern  capitalists  and investors  should be induced  to  investigate the  possibilities lying around loose'in both  the' developedk and the undeveloped  properties'of the'famous Boundary disc  tnct.   Everyone should be a  booster,  not of the wildcat type, but of the kind  thatis not afraid of investigation,, and  . those who' have money should not  be  afraicl to chance it with eastern capital  in. opening  up  new   properties and  workirig old, mines .that are good,  but  are'idle for :want of energy and money  to'make them'give up' their -treasures.  ' - ��� yh  -''"21 -i" " - '  I   I SJSHSMSSSnHi^ssssM  A prospect, be it ever"so rich on the  < surface, is often a difficult and unsatis  ' factory thing to market.    The  public  ' have no .confidence in 'it and  would  prefer to buy some old' and   depleted  mine with a record.'   This'is   hardly  fair "to the* prospect)" which often  may  develop ifitoV rich" mine,' seeing  that  ' all,- rich"' mines were once prospects  ���   The 'prospector should   develop   his  prospect to a depth of at least 100 feet  or^more, and so partially prove the vein,  acid inspire confidence and have some  -thing more.legitimate to offer.    Pros-  peelers, on the other hand,   as a  rule,  prefer to open a number of prospects  by 10 foot holes, rather than   develop  any one of them.    They are sometimes  ,ja^aud-to go to any depth lest  the ore  may give out, or not show as   well as  on the surface.    A  promoter comes  along,  gathers   together  these unde  veloped prospects into' a group, gets  up a company, capitalizes them far beyond their prospective value and begins  to dig a long crosscut tunnel   1,000  feet below them and to erect  a mill  without any ore on the dump. He, too,  hesitates to go down to any depth on  his veins for the same  reason  as the  prospector, lest they should  play out  or prove not so good as that displayed  ' in   his  prospectus,  consequently  the  public buys a "pig in a poke," without  knowing or  without  any  positive or  satisfactory assurance of what they have  got, ' it being only  a prospect,  no\ a  blocked cut mine, or a mine at all, as  they suppose.���Mining Science.  The old Payne mine, the Slocan's  noted dividend payer, is expected to  be extensively developed before many  months.  ' The repairs at the Silver King mine,  of the damages caused by fire, are completed, and the property will go on the  shipping list soon.  The'first ore car ever brought into  the" interior-has arrived at Hazelton.  It was shipped in by Jim Cronin and  will be packed 60 miles to the Dibble.  < , W. O. Young, the mining man, who  has bonded a large number of claims  in the Kamloops camp is now up north  looking over certain mica deposits located at the head of Mica ere k.  ' Charles Connell, the veteran prospector of Rossland, is reported to have  located claims on the Hope summit assaying $400 to the ton. Gold, silver,  copper and lead were found in the  ledge which has a payslreak of twelve  inches.  \ A most important strike in the  Sheep Creek district is reported on the  ^Nugget, a lar^e producer. for the new  camp.' A four-foot lead, carrying very  high values, has been uncovered on  the fourth level, and the owners are  jubilant.  There appears to be Tquite an influx  of American capital to the growing  mines of the Kootenay. district during  the. last few months, as., raay_.be ob  .served' in"lhe"opening~up of the Mc-  Gillivray creek coal mines by Minneapolis and Spokane men ; the acquire-  ment of the Highland-Buckeye-United  group near Ainsworth, by New York  people; the Fife mines by New York  men; the Queen, by Duluth people;  the Lucky Jim by Spokane people and  so on.  EVERYBODY ENJOYS  ���A CUP OP  Sold only in sealed lead packets  At all grocers  40c, 50c and 60c per pound  The Cobalt Epidemic  Cobalt, Ont., September 37.���Thir  ty eight nurses are now laboring in the  town of Cobalt, and many others at  Latchrord, Haileybury and other places  to put down the typhoid epidemic.  New cases are coming in daily but'the  number of deaths is astonishingly small,  considering that hundreds, of cases  have been reported since August 1st.  Every speaks warmly of the excellent  work of the nurses since the epidemic  broke out. There have been three  deaths this week. It is estimated that  there are from two to three hundred  cases in Cobalt, and about 500" cases  in all the district.  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.   '  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,  L) J. Matheson represents the strongest  companies iri the world. Rales mod  erate.    See him.  Hate Off.to B. C.I  "When it comes to government exhibits, they've all got tc take their hats  off to the wooliey west; that is the ev-  treme west���British. Columbia. The  exhibit from that province is the wonder of the Canadian National Exhibi.  tion, and the 'Queen Bee' bf the horti  cultural building. , The biggest things  that easterners ever imagined become  diminutive when the products of the  Rocky Mountain Provinces are brought  into view."���Toronto World.  Sovereign Grand Lodge  The Odd Fellows' Sovereign Grand  Lodge, which was in session in Seattle  this week, elected W. L. Kuykendall,  of Wyoming, grand sire, and John B.  Cockriim, of Indianapolis, deputy grand  sire. The total net increase of membership throughout the world for the  past year was 93,475. The total revenue for the year was $16,360,937.  The expenditures of relief were $5,500,-  826. The total invested funds of the  order are $46,211,859.  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to  "stir  things   up."  Women's Secrets  There is one man in the United States who has perhaps heard  more women's secrets than any other man or woman in the  country.    These secrets are not secrets of guilt or shame, but  the secrets of suffering, and'they have been confided to Dr.  R. V. Pierce in the hope ��nd expectation ot advice and help.  That few of these women have been disappointed in their expectations is proved by the fact that pinety*eigbt per cent, of  all women treated   by Dr. Pierce   have been absolutely and  altogether cured.   Such a record would be remarkable if the -  cases treated were numbered -by hundreds only.    But when  that record applies to the treatment of more than half-a- mil- ,  lion women, in a practice of over 40 yeara, it is phenomenal,  and entitles Dr. Pierce to the gratitude accorded him by women, as the first of  specialists in the treatment of women's diseases.  Every sick woman may consult Dr. Pierce by letter, absolutely without  charge. All replies are mailed, sealed in perfectly plain envelopes, without  any printing or advertising whatever, upon them. Write without fear as without fee, to World's Dispensary Medical'Association, Dr. R. V. Pierce, Prest.,  Buffalo, N. Y.  OR. PIERCE'S   FAVORITE   PRESCRIPTION  JSfolx;  .en,  Vt^eaXi  , Fine selection of new  suitings at R  Horrell's.  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 chance of doing a splendid  business.'   Write now.  Pelham Nursery Co.,  TORONTO,   ONT.  N.B.���Salesman  book orders   for Fall delivery  from now on.  1TONCE  A   RELIABLE   LOCAL   SALESMAN  WANTED TO REPRESEN L'  Canada's Oldest and Greatest  Nurseries  in Phoenix and adjoining country.  We ha��e been shipping stock for  thirty years to British Columbia, and aa  our trees are grown on limestone soil  theV are acknowledged by experienced  fruit growers 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  stonk & Wellington  PONTU1LL  - NCRSBR1ES  Licensed by  B.C Government  TORONTO  ONT.  ���   A certain Dr. Schmidt of New Jersey  appears to be getting, closer to proving  1&OH ftstfiog h tsKceljr a hsMisstd awet]?  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WE8TMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home tor stud  ente of both sexes at moderate rates  Mas a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teach*  era' examinations. Teaches all branchet  of a Practical Business Course and give)  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  gree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lat affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rot.W.J. 8ippeieU,B.A^B.D.,Prin'Df.  "alsor Benr^ ��?.> P* BowaSlV Sumter.       '  mm  CHRISTINA LAKE HOTEL  ON  BEAUTIFUL CHRISTINA LAKE  OLE   JOHNSON,   PaoPRiKTORf  The Best of Fishing, Boating and Bathing.    Steam Launch  meets parties at foot of lake fromr Cascade,  Fifteen Minutes Walk from Fife Station  Picnic and   Week-End  Parties  Specially 'Catered  CAMPERS INVITED,  IN THE SUMMER  the appetite needs zest. The palate is  apt to crave things especially toothsome.  At this season of the year properly  dieased meats attain their finest flavor.  The prudent housekeeper knows this,  and knows also that we sell the choicest  cuts. Handle only prme stock. Our  Spring lamb, mutton, beef, veal and  pork are known for their superior  quality.' Low prices, promptness and  reliability do the rest for us as trade  attracting magnets. ,  P. BURNS <SL C6..7;L,TD.  FINE  TAIL ORED  SUITS  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 see what you are. going to get.  Our new fashion plates enable'us to suit  you in style as well as m* fit.  &  I DEANE'S HOTEL f  g    -DANNY DEANE, Proprietor-  ^  % This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by   =g  ^ hot water and well Tumiahed ��� throughout for the accommodation   3  ^ of the public.     Everything   Neat,   Clean  and  Up-to-Date.     Meals   ^  ��! served at all hours, special  attention being given  the  Diningroom.   3  ��= Centrally  Located on  the Bridge. Fifth Street", Phoenix.           3  S-      STEAM   HEATED.  sC=  RI.RCTR1C   LIGHTING.  TELEPHONE   48  ^^^i^U^iUiU^iUiiiiUiaii^^i^iUiUiUiUlUiUi^U^  s  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-Td-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G NT. Depo*>. Modern Bathrooms.  Stetsm  j*    Heated  JAMES flARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  Greenwood   Liquor  Co.  ��============= ���  ���.-���������.'      . .-���       ���-���������- ������ "��� 'trf-.  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.  las. McCreath & Co.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  mmm*amm1m*kmmm%mmm*amm***mna\  MM  �����/><? B.C. HOTEL  J.   A..   BER'IOIS.   I'ltOPlilKrou  CASCADE  Accommodation for Picnic Parties.  Rigs and Teams for Hire at Stage Rates  i"FromrtJULY"l7th'Regular-Stage will run between  CASCADE AND CHRISTINA LAKE, and to any  point on the Lake.    ��*      ���*.      �����>      ���      �����..._  Pure and wholesome.    Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  Is Recognized  . by all   as. the  BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  WHY?   Because its manufacturers employ1 all of their energy to the  turning out of a perfect Beer from  the beat materials obtainable!'  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC.  PHONE 23  P hoe nix   Birewiivg   Go.  Have you ever been to the FURNITURE STORE ?  If not, you should dome and have a look around. We have  a large stock of new and up-to-date: goods just in, and the  prices are within reach of everybody's purse.    We have a few  Go-Carts to Clear at Reduction  in price. ' If you are needing one call and get our prices.  C. F. EDWARDS, Ironsides Avenue  Here'3 a Hint!  GOOD bREi^JJ OR MILK, audi as the PHOENIX DAIRY BRAND, ie  the basis of a tempting meal. It makes everything taBte better. Try it���  and you'll always buy it.    All milk is aereated before being aold.  W. A. MpKAY & SONS,  Delivered to All Parts of the City  ���������eaitaaaacaaataaasaaaatfcaaaaitaaaeaaaaaasaotsataaa  THE KINO'S HOTEL  " The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B. O.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments an 1  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  Short  Ordtr  Meals  served   in   the   King's  GRILL   at all hours.  E. P. SHEA, Proprietor W. R. WILLIAMS, Manager  aj��j��so��o����������ar��������������������aao9jOoo��o*se����iao��o��oeoaao����������>eao  DRAY ING  Of all   kin.1��   promptly  arimitici  to.    Rapid Earpr.'P') ami Biv.����,,e-  TiariNffr.   Careful BtNiniou i.> ���\\  orders. Phone ,v(ir>.  JA-1ES Q. hcKEOWN  ROBT. fiRS0N,��t��!  Alt kinds of light and heavy teaming  promptly attended to;  Miners,' drav  ing a specialty, i       :    .-    .���    .���    .  PHPNE B44  A. $,��� HQG D,  Fire, Lire and Accldea Inatiraoce  _ ������ Oeaeral Ayiiii11'  ���'���- :-    .^.'-'v^V- ������ ���  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  ALVESr   KRAUSE  SHAVINC; PARIORS  y     AND     BATHROOM.  Vest Door to McRae Bros,  C^ob Hill �������� pile.     -  Phornix, B. C.  Miffocw's mm? shop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingCdward Lodge, No.36  '    A. F.and A. M. .  Regular communication 8 p. m.     6t<  ond Thursday of each month'.  Kmergeut meetings aacalled;Ma��otU  Halt, McHale Block.  V. SI. SHBRBINO,  Secretary.  G. D. TURNKR,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LODGK NO. ����.  Meets every Mouday Kveaing   at Miners' Hal  "Isitiiiic brethren cordially invited.   . ,  John C Tait, Noble U-aoci  W. A. I'lCKARD, Fin Secy.  W. A.'Cook, Record,   tiecy.  PUOEXIX   A.ERIIS   NO   IS*  Meets iuUnionHsl:  Friday evenings  VlaititiB;    brothers  always welcome  f. Mclver, W. P.  C   McAsToctaa  W. Bee  K.ofP.imE,No.28,   PIIOENiX, B.C. ���  MffM�� every TuBsnAY,-  EvkBi-JO at 7.30   :  ���Sojouruinjf Brothfts Cordially  wtlcomed.        :      :       ;  F. (!. ORAHA.M  k. of a. ��.  K  H. McCKACKKN. C. C.  saaa.  Pirst-Cla8s Fir and Tam-  arac "Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6 00 per cord  Wood Delivered en Short Notice.  Thoie B 32  Johnson & Anderson  NOTICE  PUBI.I" NOTICE is herein- given  tliHtthe Canadian Pacific Railway, t:nii.-  riany, (lessee and exerciHinn tlie fran-  clugeBof the Colnmb>aaii<i Western Bait-  way company, has thU dav depot-ited'in  i he District Land Reaistrv office "itt  [ Kamkiops in tie Province of BHtit-h  Oolumhia, a plan, profile and, liook nf  refereme of a proposed hraneri lin^  to be constructed fr >m a p<��iht on  the Phoenix hranch of the said 0*>'-  mnbia & VVeBtern railway distant 7 7  miles south of Eholt to the War Engl*  Mine of the Conpoliditted MitilnK twxl  Smelting Company of Canada in 1h.��  Similkameen divlt<iori of Yale District ii>  the Province of British Colum Ida, and  ihe Bind Canadian Pacific Railw-y will,  as soon aftT the expiration offonrweekn  after the lirst publication of this noti<e  as the application can Kb heard, appir  to the Board of Kailwav C'lnmi-sloiier's  for Canada for the approval of the paid  branch line in accordance with the provisions of th�� Railway Act.  R   MARPOM5,  General Executive Aesislan'.  Ds-ed at Vancouver, B.C. this 2Cth dav  of Anguft, 1009.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that'we intend  to apply at the next sitting of the Board  of License Commisoioners for the City of  Phoenix for a transfer of the Liquor  License held by ua for the Butte hotel to.  A. Luciani.  LrjCtAXI  & VlCHBYv  Phoenix, Pept. 9, 1909.  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  Btard of License Commissioners for said  City, to A. O. Johnson.  AUGUST JACKSON.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.  Sept. 9th, 1909  NOTICE  Notice is Hbhehv Givkn that I intend  to apply at the next'eitting of the Board  of License Commissioners for the City  of Phoenix, B C, for a transfer of the  Dqnor License held by me for the Knob  Hill Hotel to Charles Hagan.  MoARDLE & ANDERSON.  Phoenix, Sept."ft, W00.  &����*? PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOENIX, B.C.  "'       PROVINCIAL.    ;    ,  |, , ta't >���>  i*  living gasoline  lighi  .   si''''''1'  ,,.    i, ...;<i^ arf se'lir'.g   i"   Mnyii-  fri,ni6oto7S.cenl*,a<*ozen-  The new Oddfellows hall at New  Westminster 1ms been opened.  Nelson has awarded a Y.M.C.A.  Im1;M'"h ronirn'cf for $15,000  Already one man has refused  $20,  ooo for one lot iri Prince Rupert.  Armstrong will' spend $10,000 for  an electric  light  and water supply  The B.C. Oil refinery has commenced operations at Port Moody.  A crazy Hindoo is running wild near  Creston and terrorizing the natives.  Smith's confectionery plant at Victoria was destroyed by fire with $30,000  loss.  Fruit thieves' have been doing a  thriving business at Penticton this  season. ��� ��� ���  It is said that 800 acres of land on  Annacis island will be used for the  Canadian Northern.  Earl Grey, governor-general of Cana  da, was feted by the Canadian club at  Nelson on Tuesday.  The plant of the Hutting Lumber  company was burned on Friday with  an estimated loss ol $100,000.  Seattle has won the pennant of the  Noitb western 'baseball league. Vancouver were champions last year.  Sir Thomas Shauj-hnessy. told Creston people that the Crow's Nest will  ultimately be the C P R;'s   main    line.  Reginald Hunt, an lidmonton man,  has perfected an aeroplane in winch he  astonished his neighbors by his flights  over the city.  A twenty-ounce gold ni gget was  mined by j C ..Catclip, ol Granite  creek, near Barkerville. The nugget  w .rib $3-9-   ���   .' ."  Revelstoke has some enterprising  bo>s They cleared out a neighbors  orchard the other day. and stjld lhe  apples for pocket money.  Construction work on the Canadian Northern and Grand Trunk Pacific railways "down the North Thompson valley will likely be instituted before the snow flies, claims the Kamloops Standard.  A deputation, met Hon. William  Templeman in Vancouver .on..Monday  making representations in favor of  federal aid to the zinc industry so as  to place the business on a sound commercial footing.  ' Kamloops will likely secure a valu  able new industry as a result of the  visit last week of C H. Choate, head  of the Eureka Planter Co., at Woodstock, Ont., and one of the best known  firms in eastern Ontario.  The close of the British Columbia  Lacrosse league schedule for 1909 sees  the .New Westminster world's champions still in the possession of the league  championship in spite of the strenuous  efforts'of the Vancouver team to annex  this honor.  MBMIBWyw  giWdcH  Made from cream of tartar derived  solely from grapes, the most delicious and healthful of all fruit acids.  Gsod Tme�� Coming  Oh, the'goiid limes are comin', no matter what they say ;  You can hear 'eiii hummiii',   humniin'  for a hundred miles away ;  They're a-sailin'  through  the   summer  an'a-fightin'through   the   freeze;  A-iidin' down the rivers and   a-blowin'  in the breeze !  Comin'  Aluimniin'  Like a regiment a dtunimin';  Lane has not a-turnin'  Buttermilk's u-churnin'  So keep your lamps a-burnin'  Till the good times come !  Oh, the good  times  are  conun'  you  kin see 'em on the run.  A-twinklin   in the  dew   drops   an'  a-  shinin' in the sun !  A-dumpiii' o'er the daisies, an' babblin'  in ihe brook,  An'lookin'at a fellow like   his   sweetheart used to look !  Comin'  A humniin'  Like a regiment a-drummin';  Lane has got a-lurnin'  Buttermilk's a-churnin'  So keep your lamps a-lnirnin'  Till ihe good limes come !  ���Atlanta Constitution.  Sheep Creek Camp  A Nelson despatch says that the  land of promise in British Columbia  miping, Sheep Creek Valley, is now on  the eve of the greatest development in  its history. The magnificent results  achieved on the Queen, Mother Lode,  Kootenay Belle and Nugget properties  with comparatively insignificant ex  penditure, having attracted the attention of mining men and capitalists  throughout Canada and the United  States to such an extent that several  large syndicates are now inactive competition for control. Within the last  fortnight there have bee many transfers  of interests in the better known properties and all at figures far above any  that would have been considered in  connection with them even a few  months ago.  NOTICE FOR TRANSFER OF  LICENSE  We herewith beg to give notice, that  at the next meeting of the License Com-  inixpionerB for the city of Phoenix, B.C.,  we intend lo apply for a transfer of the  llcenpe 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.  ACTIVE IN SIMILKAMEEN  Recent Sale ef Nlokelplate Has Drawn Attention to District  "Considerable activity is being experienced in the district and a great  deal more attention i.s being shown the  mining properties within the last few  weeks." said H. R. Robbms, managing engineer of Colonial Gold Mining  company, the properties of which are  within a short distance of the famous  Nickel Plate mine, recently sold.  "The Colonial Gold Mining company's properties consist of seven claims  known as the Apex group and are located at Independence mountain; The  company's headquarters are at Kereme-  os, B.C, the present terminus of the  Great Northern branch which , will  shortly connect to Vancouver.  "Since the sale of the Nickel Plate  a lot of attention is being shown on?  district and active operations are expected to resume. It was our intention to explore the ore bodies in the  Apex group with diamond drills to be  installed early this winter. Complete  arrangements, however, for the work  cannot be made until next spring. We  have been working about a dozen men  all summer, and when a thorough examination of the property is made active operations will begin.  BOUNDARY * KOOTENAY 1909 ORB RECORD  Shipments aid Sadler Rccelps Par Year to  Dale.  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 1999 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary ...: -31)445  1,018,141  Rossland 7 . . .    1,098     171,77��'  East Columbia River 3,684     139,545  "IAttribute my ,  .   Extreme   Old f  Age to the Use  of Pe-ru-na.  2r��~. Stage Line  lme  Phoenix  Gr  Uave Phoenix, u���~, ���. J.-.1 Slandard Ti  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. mJ  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight. J  ' '     Phoenix Ofkicb, With McRas Baos., Knob Hiix Ave.  GILLIS & LAING, Proprietors  Bargain Sale  IN  HAND-MADE   SHOES  Call in and Let Us show  You the Quality of Footwear   WE   CAN   OFFER   You;  Shoes that will both Fit  and  Wear   :::::::::  Escaped   the   Terrors   of  Many    Winters    By  Using Pffi ru - n a.  Total  ."��� 36,227   1,329,462  SMELTER    RECEIPTS���  Granby.  18,212 720,358  B.C. Copper Co. . . 7,800 193,863  Trail....  9,360 296,073  Northport  ... 12,761  Mr. Isaac Brock, no Years Old Last Birthday.  JSAAC BROCK, a citizen ot McLennan ' ���������-*-���������������������>��� ���  Total  35,372 1,223.055  The B.C. Copper smelter treated  8,536 tons of ore this week, 7,918 tons  from Mother Lode and 618 tons from  other properties.  county, Texas, has lived for 119 years.  3?or many years he rosldod at Bosquo  Falls, eighteen mllea west of Waco, but  now lives with his eon-ln-law at Valley  Mills/Texas.  Some time ago, by request, Uncle Isaac  came to Waco and sat for his picture,  holding In his hand a stick cut from the  grave of General Andrew Jnck3on.  Mr. Brock is a dignified oid gentleman,  showing few signs of decrepitude.  His family Bible isHtlllpreservod.and  ltahows that the date of his birth was  written 119 years ago.  Born before the United States were  formed.  Saw 22 presidents elected.  ���    Pe-ru-na has protected Mm from  f all sudden changes.  Veteran ot four wars.  Shod a horse when 99 years old.  Always conquered the grip with  Pe-ru-na, ���  Witness In a land suit at tbe age  Of 110 years.  Believes Pe-ru-na the greatest  remedy ot the :age/: tor . catarrhal  troubles.  IN speaking of hN good health tvndex*  t rente old age, Mr. J!rock sayr:  "After a man has lived' In the world  as long a* I have, ho ought to hav��  found out a grout, many tilings by experience.   I think I have done ab.  "One of the things I have found  out to my'diitlre satisfaction Is the  proper thing for ailments that arc  due directly to the effects of (he  climate. For 119yearsI'have with*  stood the changeable climate ol  the United States. ��� - v  "I have always been a Very healthy  man, but, of course, subject to the'affeo-   ���  tlons which are due to sudden'changes  In the climate and temperature'.'; 77  <"As for Dr. Hartman's remedy,  Pe-ru-na, 1 have found it to be the  best,if not the only reliable remedy  tor these affections. It has been  my standby for many years, and I  attribute my good health and extreme old age to this remedy.  ������It exactly moots all my requires ;  meats. It protects 1110 from the eril of*  foots of auddon changes; It gives m��  strength; it keeps my blood In good circulation. I have coiw.to rely upon It  almost entirely for (lie many little  thliiga for which I noo4 medicine.   '',.  "When epidemics of 14 grippe flratbegan to make their appaaranoo in thla  country 1 was a Buffer*- from thla dla-  ease.  ' ���;���'.', -�� "'���' ',.   .' y  "I had several hog sieged with  the grip. At first I did not know  that Pe-ru-na wag m remedy tor  this disease. When t heard that  I*���grippe was epidemic catarrh  1 tried Pe-ru-na toe la grippe and  found It to be je*t the thing."  In a later letter, Mr. Brook *rrltea.  "I am. well and tooling as well' aa I  haVefor year*.   I would not be irithou*  Peruna."  Youra truly,  A letter dated July 8, 1806, written tot  Mr. Brook by hla wife, Sarah J. Brock,  states: .  .  ,"Last winter I had fust gotten  up out of a spell of sickness, when  I commenced taking Peruna.  ' t \  think It improved my health' very]  much." ������ '' ���;:���  In a postscript, Mra. Brock adds: "Ha;  receives a great many letters Inquiring;  about what Peruna will do. I do not ������  answer .them all, as I think thay  gat a bottle and try It."  :i:-:.      ..->-*..  The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOblC  Vol VIII. ie-ned Mav, 100?t contains  15O0'p>'geH, will niHrly 50 per cent.  inoremviUer than the preceding edition.  The'chapter's with-minedescription" and  oirHtaiisti.-,-: haver been carefully revised  fliuVtliu'bulk of the iii.itter therein is  ENTIRELY  NEW,  There are 25 chapters.  .Covering Copper History,.Geology,  Geoir.rapny. Cheinistrv, Mineralogy,  MiriWi'Milling/ leaching, Smelting,  Refihinir. Brand-. Grades. Impurities,  Allovs, Uses, Substitutes, TerniMiology.  DepositH bv Districts Mates,. Countries  and'ContinetB; Mines in Detail, Ma  tistics of Production, Consumption,' Imports,   Exports,   Finances,   Dividends.  G The Copper Handbook  is concededly  the, ,.- ��� "   7 7',  WprMPs Standard Reference  The Copper Handbook contains in  thiH'hewand' greatly enlarged edition,  in this newandureatlyenlaiged edition,  about 50.per cent, wore matter than-the  Bible-though not necessanlv a better  book because .of. its gi eater balk- " >s  filled with FACTS of vital linporanee to  THE I^VESTOB  TW. SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  ���     THE CONSUJfEB  THE MINER   .  P KILE> �� '��.buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  :TfeBM8*W.th*:-*n*j8t liberal; Send  nomonev, but order the book sent to  yon, all damage charges prepaid on one  week's approval, to be returned it unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits-. Can  you affofil not to see the book and judge  for yourself..^ ite v^lae to yoV  WRITE "NOW to the e,difair and pub-  ]isher?sV"--^'.7' '   .   \.,'-    y  Horace' .|i; Stevens  46, Shbldbn Buii4>iNg, Houohton I  Mich., U.S.A. 1  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  _A. T. TURANO, Proprietor  ��� the  AFRICAN MINING REVIEW  E8TABLI81IKI)     IN     1HOO.  THE MOST   PRACTICAL   MINERS'  PAPER    IN   THE    WORLD. <y jS?  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  lhe every day mining man. : : : : : : : :  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JU5T RIGHT.  *��   PER  Y13A.U.-SA.MPl,K   ON   RBQUKST  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  ^>  r~  CARNEY  COPPER  WHEN YOU WANT PRINTING DONE, you  want it done properly. To do it properly you must  have experienced men. The Phoenix Pioneer  lias 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.  ^T*HE CARNEY CpPPER 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 readied, 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.  RIO TINTO-  TREADWELL  Only a Few Thousand at  ONE-HALF CASH  ONE-HALF 30 DAYS  s  Leave your order with  A. S. HOOD, Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  ^THE RIO TINTO-TREADWELL MINE,  is in the same ore zone as the Granby,  14 miles directlv south from Granbv mines.  Three miles south-east from Curlew, Wash.  The group is composed of 7 claims. $4,000 was  spent on the ground prior to incorporation.  Tunnel No. 1 is now in about 90 feet.  Ledge No. 1 should be crosscut b}^ November  1st, at a depth of 100 feet. Ledge No. 2 will be  cut before April 1st, at a depth of 125 feet. A  contract for 400 feet was let six weeks ago. Two  shifts are crowding the work night and day.  Tunnel Site No. 2 has been laid out, which  will give an additional depth of 200 feet below  No. 1. It is less than one-and-one-half miles  from Great Northern and C. P. R. railways.  25,000 Shares is offered   far-  AT  1 CENTS  f2 Per Shape  By October 15th, Stock will be 5 cents.  Leave your order with  A. S. HOOD, Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  vlplitl  ��� ������ I'-jffe'' ���' '-'..M-'wf.y.iv-^  V:$mWri^:M  .v,'te  ���': Vi^-.i >V'vJ-;,;:.l,f!'?,';?-'i^   ,:.^rZ&l?i��t?.  7;ii7itS|l|8  -17 HHP  PHOENIX. PIONEER, PHOENIX, B.C.  WatcH.es  We have the 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 DUST-PROOF NICKLK CASK: or s  17 Jewel Elgin or WaltH'am  IN   DUST-PROOF   CA8B   AT   ��*ff"fc   gStTi  BVBRY, ONE GDARANTKKD   ���*>*V�� *���'*"*  E. A. BLACK,JEWELER  n  ^wwrVwwswywwMgMisVVsiV^^  % In and Around Phoenix 1  BRIEF  TOPICS   OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTKREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Tuesday  at   the  Fishing time has now arrived and enthusiastic Anglers are  preparing for their annual Excursions.  Have You Got Your Tackle Complete?  Isn't   There   Something   You   Need?  It may be a new Rod, a set of Flies, some Lines, Hooks, Net or something you should have before you start your trip. No matter what  your requirements, in the matter of Price and Quality you will find us  in every way satisfactory.  McRAE    BROS.  JUL  1-i *?���  iTYLISH SPRING SHOES  li  At Sensible Prices  .  V The man who thinks twice, those who appreciate the com-  binatiop of quality and sensible prices, and who want their  ^dollar to oring them a dollar's worth of whatever they buy,  7;and besides carry lots of pleasure and satisfaction, will come here  tot shoes. We are selling the kind of Shoes you like, the kind  ,; that brings you back for more.  y:  "     CLOTHING   ���   V77 It costs little to dress well. The whole secret is in buying  lyour Clothes from T. Brown's. Call and see how good you  > would look in a good suit of clothes.  I   THOMAS BROWN,  IftElST'S FURNISHER, PHOENIX  ^������sbm��Mmm*^amma^immmmmm^mmaam���^*m^m^a^aA^m^m^^'^^a^^^^^^^^aam^t^m^m~^*���i^^^*���m  W+z:  S^lffisfe  M^ MathespH  1IDBUTY    BONDS.  COMMI99IONBR    FOR  .,    FIRK,   .,  K.IFK  ���.   '      ANfi  ACCIDENT.  PLAT8    OLA88  TAKING    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  insurance agent  IiY You Should Advertise  7|liie7biggest men in the country have found that the easiest and  fsurest way to spell success "is Advertise. Suppose the newspapers  ;M&7iibt publish the news, how would people know what is happen-  ;|ing?;77lf you don't publish the Store News how will folk know  |at>out: (your goods ? You can never sell the goods people do not  |lmowiyou have. Advertising is telling about your stock. The  \^0m0hat advertises gets ahead, every time, of the firm that does  Ifnot^advertise.   Shopworn and out-of-date stock is the penalty many  flfiflarcnants pay for not advertising.  JSfSSKSwS * ___________���_���-_������-  hllliilifc  ���prf?;  HSicper acre cash .and  gC.  \~<~ ^i  m?  lo* 7 years thereafter  I secures to you a BRITISH COLUMBIA  : FARM in the^British Columbia Southern  Columbia and Kootenay and Columbia  and Wester  QrantSv   These  Farm Lands are emin-  fruit/ Grain or Stock  and may be purchased on these EASY  TERMS from  Frank Bourke left on  Spokane.       .  Ask   for   oyster   cocktails  Brooklyn.  Road Inspector Spiaggett was in  town Thursday.  W. S. Macy returned Monday from  a trip to Spokane.  P. Poison returned Monday from a  short visit to Nelson.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hartley are on  a visit to friends in Nelson.  Lost���At or near postoffice, bunch  of keys; $i reward on returning to D.  A. Giant.    ;;   7  '��� 7.,.-.^. ;  A dance will be given in the Finnish  hall tonight -Werner orchestra in attendance.  Mrs. VV. XV. Conies, of Vancouver,  formerly of Phoenix, is visiting friends  in the city.  Mr. Fridolph Werner intends to gi\e  a recital in the opera house about the  15th of October.  Mrs. J. Partridge returned to Pen-  ticton Tuesday after an extended visit  with friends here.  Mrs. A. E. Body returned on Saturday from an extended visit to her former home in Wyoming.  Charles Roescheisen, U. S. agent at  Orient, Wash.i and Harry Roescheisen  have been spending a lew days in the  city with J. V. Ingram.  John A. McKinnon, president of  the Rossland Miners' Union and organizer for British Columbia, spent the  greater part of the week in the city.  J. L. Graham was in town this week  on his way from Rossland to Vancouver. He purpotes going east in the.  near future to dispose of some Okanagan fruit lands.  F. H. Larke, general agent for the  White Star, Dominion  and   Hamburg  American steamship lines visited Phoe  nix this week and lined the steamship  tariff.  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.  John Dragan and Miss Julia Mc-  Combie were united in marriage by  the Rev. S. Lundie on Tuesday morning. They left via the Great Northern for Vancouver, where they will reside.  Hugh R. Cameaon of Brandon,  managing .director of the Pioneers In  surance company, was a guest at the  Brooklyn for a few days last week,  while here in the interests of his  company.  A. McQueen returned to town on  Monday alter spending several months  in the New Ontario mining fields. He  gives glowing accounts of the famous  silver belt and reports having met  many old Phoenicians.  Rev. R. W. Hibbert left this week  for Penticton where he was married on  Thursday to one of the Okanagan's  fair daughters. They left on a honeymoon of six weeks to Nova Scotia and  on their return wiH take up residence  in the house formerly occupied by R.'  Silverthorn, Old Ironsides avenue,  which the. Phoenix Methodist church  has purchased for a parsonage.  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 Sanb.irn. Old Mexico, for $100,  payable $10 cash, arid $io per month  for nine months} and no interest.  For fun her particulars call or write  A. A. Morgan, King's hotel, Phoenix,  B.C.  OPERA HOUSE,  PHOENIX  Two Nights  wiao aire 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  llfiK Bil.   ii��TMH5PORTATI0H  Apply to the address as shown  on  the   attached   coupon  for   Maps, Application  ���djb^N^    Forms, Regulations  and Literature  Monday, Oct 25th is Thanksgiving  Day..  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. J. Gardner.  Moving is quite in fashion anions  Phoenix residents this week.  Indies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. Horrell's.  W.'.H. Docksteader and family will  leave tor Victoria on Monday.  For rent���two roonied house, partly  furnished ; apply td D. VV.   McKenzie  An unimportant session of the cit)  fathers was held   Wednesday   evening.  L. Y.Birnie and John Mulligan returned on Thursday from a trip to the  coast.  ' ��� 7-'7'"v  For sale���a good team of heavy  draft horses; apply at the Phoenix  Dairy.  Born���In Phoenix, on Monday,  Sept. 27, to Mr. and Mrs T. Collins,  a son^  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  Phoenix office, bank block, Oct. 10th  to 13th.  The finest rains of the year fell in  Phoenix during the early part of the  weee and freshened the air considerably.  The King's hotel gave a complimentary dance Wednesday evening, the  Strutzel-King orchestra supplying  music.    . ....     7  Lifebuoy Soap is.delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifies. :  The services in the Methodist church  will be conducted by Rev. W. J.  Will:ams. Song service commencing  at 7 15 p.m.  G. L. McNichol of the Granby company leaves today for Vancouver where  he will play the leading role in an interesting event.    '  Rev. XV. J. Williams arrived from  the east last week to take Rev. R. VV.  Hibbert's place" during the latter's  absence. On the return of Mr. Hib  bert, Mr. Williams will be stationed  at Greenwood and Mr. Hibbert at  Phoenix.  Mrs. ]. C. Heales arid Mrs. Dr.  Godfrey of Toronto are visiting their  mother, Mrs. S. Tufts. They were  here on a visit three years ago. Mrs.  Heales is an accomplished artist having  taken high .honors in Toronto on  several accasions.  Was it insured ? Everybody asks  this question after a fire. Ifyou 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 him.  There are events occurring in every  community, which, if reported in a  local paper, would create a commotion  little dreamed of. What to report and  what not to report often perplexes the  editor. He is often justly accused of  cowardice and favoritism, when all the  time he is looking toward the good  reputation of the town where His lot is  cast. The local editor from necessity  almost constantly finds himself between two fires, and whichever way he  turns he is sure to be unjustly treated.  This is one of ithe pleasures of the  newspaper business.  Comedians  B U LLETI  REMEMBER  Your Last Chance to Go East at Special Rate  DELOY'S   1 ��5*2 $72.50  Good returning uniil No. 30, Route of  "The Oriental Limited"  Special  Excursion r?ales between Chicago and all  Presenting |   PPints in eastern Canada and  Maritime Provinces.  I   For tickets, berth, etc., apply  "Li  Hung Chang"  | J. V. Ingram, Agent.  on TUESDAY, and  "Merr  Seats on sale at Tom Brown's.  NOTICE FOR TRANSFER OP  LICENSE  We herewith beg to (jive notice, that  at the next meeting of the License Commissioners for the city of Phoenix, B.C.,  we intend to apply for a transfer of the  licence held by Boone & Massey for the  Dominion hotel, Phoenix, to J. B. Boone  of the said Dominion hotel.   ���  J.-B- Boone  H. L. Massey  Phoenix. B.C. Sepl. 13,1909.  Keep both eyes bn the Rip Tinto-  Tredwell mine, near Curlew, Wash.e  Buy Rio Tinto-Treadwell stock at 3J4  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 gone for ever if you  tend it to the Mail Order House. A  glance ��� through our advertising columns will give you  will buy the most.  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  SI ���EKITY-ONE N8ANCH ���FFICES���ol  DETAILED  INFORMATION  FURNISHED  ON   REQUEST.  J  an   idea  where it  Phocalx Railway Timetable,  c. p. R.  Leaves lor Eholtand Nelson, 1.25 p.m.  Arrives    .. .. ..     500 p.m.  GREAT - NORTHERN.  [.eaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane ..   \    ..     9.00 a.m'  Arrives     .. V.    ���     ...     5.00 p.m  Hat Pins  made out of  Subscribe for the Pioneer and;get  the latest Boundary news.  Lever Brothers, Toronto, will send you  free a cake of their famous Plantol  toilet soao. if you ���n&Uicc this caper  tatoat Mining Stock Quotation*.  Conservatives Hold Maellag  An enthusiastic annual: meeting of  the Phoenix Conservative association  was held at the Hotel Brooklyn on  Tuesday evening. The principal business was the election of officers and  committees for the ensuing year. A.  S. Hood was elected president; G. W.  Rumberger, vice-president, and W. X.  McDonald, secretary ^treasurer.  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper .;.;.:.-..  Domin. Copper..'.;.   Granby ......  Charles Dickens......  Cons. Smeltery..   Copper King. ���.".'.'......  Gertie    ....'.   ..  Hecla . ....  International Coal. - ���  Kendall    .  ..    ......  Missoula Copper.. ...  Nabob. , .....  Rambler-Cariboo.... ���  wex.,..,.,,,,,,,,.,,,........  -nowstorm i'..   Snowshoe ���  Stewart ..,,,,,.  Tamara/'k-OhesiiDPalrp  .04  6.62 !-9  .03  $10.00  80.00  .03!-^  .02  300  ���70  .50  .2  .Sl��  .7  .07^  1.42  .��>4  .50  .50  HSCBD  .05  6.874  .05  100 00  88.00  .04  .0214  4.00  .80  0 85  .021-,  .10 ^  ,8U  1.45  ���7'i  624  .00^  THB   FINEST   QOA.L.ITY  IN  MILK anJ CREAM  AT  THB  DAlRi  PHONIC  MTUICTLY    fUKMII    KOGS  J.    W.    IUNNAM.    PHOPHIKTHM  Household Laundry Work  A multitude, of household worries are overcome by having your  Laundry'ing4'done at jhe Reco Lanndiy  .  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello!  A 10  Reco Laundry  Here's a Hint!  GOOD CREAM OR MILK, such as the PHOENIX DAIRY BliVND, i*  the basis of a tempting meal. . It makes everything taste better. Tiy ii���  and you'll always buy it.  ; All milk is aereated before being ��ol<l.  w; A. MCKAY & SONS,  Dblivebed to All Pabts or tub City  Ths Pioneer for f ms. Commercial Printing  A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE  Realitose Hat Pins  jit does npf SeeiB possible, yet it Is true,  that Itvpso (Hat pins are made out of live  roscs.anj changed into metal by a secret  process. ( This discovery is without  doubf one pi the lost arts of the ancient  Egyptians. They are the most beautiful  of all Hat Pim, No two are alike. Mode  in finishea to conform to tho prevailing  fashions in millinery.   Six sixes  Draatlc Temperance Lava  Talk about stringent temperance  legislation! Under the provisions of  the new prohibition measure recently  passed by the Alabama Legislature, no  license may be sold, no advertisement  of liquors appear in any paper or upon  any billboard, and no train may leavr  & car containing liquor upon any track  in the state. No place selling any  sort of goods may be called a saloon,  nor may the word saloon be used.  Officers may raid pl<iees ��n.der suspicion, and destroy goods when /ound.  The presence of any internal revenue  license, whether liquor is found or not,  is prima^facie evidence of guilt. Every  corporation of whatever kind must  promise when its charter is issued tn  refrain from bringing in liquor of am  kind, violation of which will revoke  the license automatically. If the cure  for intemperance is drastic prohibitory  legislation, Alabama would seem-to-  JSave ��b�� gpo#s.  iNOLISHFRUIT SAL1  AN EFFERVESCENT FRUIT SALT  A Cooling and E^efresKing Uxcjtjvcr���Very Ag-eeable  to the taste, and Cent'e in its Action  It invigorates the system, cleanses the blood,' cures 6ick  headache,  indigestion,   fever,  priculy  heat;  and  BEAUTIFIKS THE COMPLEXION  An Opportunity to Carry Gladness to the  Suffering and Needy  Toro*tft, Omu, Put, 'lUb, 1807  fllpajr Fri��B4i'���''  A Chrfotnw, message,'���'������'fc&ea ou Harfch t  Oco* Will t�� M��n," wa*  s��nfc to thla ol4 w��rld long ago to briaig gia4n����>.  Was this poor fellow Included?  ThePJsce,   Not Af Ho* or Pagan Indi��, but Chriatlan Canada,  Th�� Persons,   A bod pleading for his father.   Father, with one arm  (the other lost In railway service), stands with tears streaming down bis  cheeks aa he telle bis story in the doctor's office, Muakoka Hospital:  "I hare beeii s> railway oonduetor.   I hara been turned out  of my boarding-house, whero I lived for seventeen years,  '    !   because I had consumption. ; Then I had to loaro the hotel  for the same reason.   The hospital of my town refused ma..  I hare travelled for two days to reach here.   For God's 8��k��,  doctor, let me stay.   I have got money to pay for all I ,w��nt."  Tf this was the story of a poor fellow with money, what about th*  huuvlieds who are ssakiag admission to the Muskoka Fre�� Hospital for  Consumptives, with their money all gone in the struggle with this dread  disease ?  The Muskoka Free! Hospital for Consumptives has nayer refused a  patient because of his or her poverty.  It.now cares for seventy-five patients. It would eare for three  hundred if the needed money was forthcoming.  It has no endowment, except in tho kind hearts and the generous  t?jfts of tbe people of panada..  Hia Excellency ^arl (3rey has s^own l^is Interest anfl sympathy \n  fliJH great work for the needy consumptives by accepting the posftiRP fif  jloqqrary President pf fee J^atipnai S^nitaripim Assppiatiop.  Vour golden dollars inay ba the Angels of Mercy this Christmas to  bring the glad tidings of Good WIH and Returning Health to some poor  fellow seeking admission into his only rofugo, the Muskoka Free Hospita  for Consumptives.  A last word���will you help to care for theso whom others do not  want?  Faithfully yours,

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