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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 19, 1907

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 <*��au wAiJS **-i Ji*Ai\i J ji*iii/1iis i ij'.>irj ���.'  fr^*#^-ito-tt-*^fa��gfr^  ^To" v"��.gi3iative'  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  - ': ���r-~*fg$Xtt  Eighth Ykar.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER I9l  1907.  No.   46  *����^��Sg[  W7'"'-  We Carry the Largest Stock of  Trunks and Suit Cases  in the City.  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��  to  to  to  to  (US  (Us  ..ft  to  to  (lis  to  to  (US  (Us  to  n  (its  (its  (its  (KS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to-  to  to  1 ���9^>^A>9"^"^"-^^.  Autumn Reminders in  Men's Apparel  New  Stetson <& Christy Hats, Underwear at all prices. Tweed and  Flannel Shirts, Carss Mackinaws  Sweaters, in Hudson Bay Knitting Co., Knit-to-fit and Monarch  Brands. Perrins Mocha and  Kid Gloves. Wool and Cashmere Hosiery, Tweed and Worst,  ed Pants, would be good v.ilue  at twice the price we ask for them-  Complete line of Rubbers, Mining Shoes from the Best Manufacturers in Canada.  Ladies'  A few of our lines in  Fall and Winter Wear  New  Dress Goods, Wrapperettcs and  Flannelettes, Top Skrrts, all  styles and prices, Sateen and  Moreen Underskirts. Cashmere  and Worsted Hosiery, Kid, Silk  and Fabric Gloves. "Watson  Brand" Wool Underwear, "Crescent Brand" Flannelette Gowns  and Underwear, "Morning Glory  Brand" of wrappers, House  Dresses, Long and Short Kim-  onas/import' " direct from manufacturers in Chicago, Sheets  and .Sheeting, Linens, Towels  and Towelling.   '     ^  ,,T H B  LIMITED.  L  ?  ���'*  ���w  f  T  W  v/  T  w  ���  w  \��/  f  f  w  \v  S��  Sf>  Boundary Mining Notes  ffi^l***��J***��*^^^l  Fruit for  Preservin  Now is the season of the year  for securing fruit for preserving, and  as we have fresh shipments, direct  from the Orchards, almost daily, we  can make the prices right.  Peaches,  Pears,   Plums,  , Apples  and Many Other Varieties.  We also have JARS in any quantity, Pints and Quarts, and the  Sugar to do them up with.  Send us your order at once���we'll do  the rest and do it right.  jEamti ^mpojk$<j^  mmn$'^M  No ore was shipped from the Athel-  stari mine this week.  Lumber is beginning to arrive for  the new office and warehouse for the  Dominion Copper Co. in this camp.   ,  Last Monday the diamond drill was  started in operation at the Skylark  mine, two or three miles from Phoenix.  This week the Snowshoe mine  shipped 2,490 tons of ore to the Trail  smelter and 2,660 tons to the B. C.  Copper Co.'s smelter.  The regular monthly payday for the  Snowshoe and War Eagle mines occurred, as usual, last Tuesday, when  $18,000 was distributed in wages.  Boundary copper *mines have shipped  more than five and a half millions tons  of ore, running over a million for this  year alone. This is equivalent to more  than 100,000,000 pounds of refined  copper.  This week the B. C. Copper Co.'s  smelter treated 6,603 tonsi as follows:  Mother Lode, 4,25c tons; Napoleon,  169 tons; Emma, 99 tons; Lone Star,  15 tons; Snowshoe and custom, 2,070  tons.  Now that the Dominion Copper  Co.'s smelter is out of commission for  the time being, the B. C; Copper Co.  is able to get additional supplies of  coke from Coleman, much improving  the situation at that smelter cokewise.  Early this week the Granby smelter  had four furnaces banked. There is  plenty of coke and plenty of ore, but  the railways fell down badly on hauling  the ore. By Wednesday the full  battery of eight furnaces was in commission again.  Boundary copper shares are still at  low figures, in common with others.  Granby is quoted at 85 to 100, B. C.  Copper at 4^ to 5^*3 and Dominion  Copper at 2 ^ to 3 %, being great  bargains, and the lowest figures at which  they have sold this year.  This week the long expected double  shift was put at work on the Victoria  hoist of the Granby mines, for the  first time, and the No. 2 hoist, which  has done heavy service for some ten  years, more or lese, was placed on retired list, except for occasional use in  lowering powder, tools, etc.    >x     ^  F.  P.   Buck, formerly  president of  the.    Phoenix... Amalgamated    Copper  Mines, Ltd., which last spring sold its  War Eagle group of a dozen claims to  the Consolidated Mining and Smelting  Co. of Canada, Ltd., has been added  to the board of directors of the latter  company, now operating the Snowshoe  and VVar Eagle groups in this camp.  Pipe lines have been laid and work  has started on a long tunnel, well down  the hill from the shaft on the War  Eagle property, being operated by the  Consolidated Co. here. With much  of the outside work done, in preparation for winter operations, a few men  were laid off at the War Eagle this  week.  AMALGAMATION  AGAIN RUMORED  B. C. Copper and Dominion Copper*  COMING AND GOING  A. B. W.  this week.  Hodges  visited Rossland  Latter Stops Work, But Only  Temporarily.  Last Tuesday orders were received  from the officials of the Dominion Co.,  in New York, to close the company's  mines and smelter in the Boundary,  the latter being located at Boundary  Falls. W. C. Thomas, the manager,  accordingly issued the necessary instructions, and 'the last shift was  worked by the men on the 15th.  Whether the low price of copper was  the cause of the closing, is not stated.  Rumors have been current, however,  that an amalgamation ofthe Dominion  Copper Co. with the British Columbia  Copper Co. is in the air.  It is stated that, President Warner  Miller, of the Dominion Copper Co.,  with the vice-president, H. H. Melville, and possibly' some other directors, are leaving New York this week,  and will come direct to the Boundary,  when something definite regarding the  plans of the company for the future  will probably be made public. M. M.  Johnson, consulting engineer for the  company, who was' here last week, left  Sunday for Salt Lake City, but will  return about the time that President  Miller arrives.  In accordance with the orders, Supt.  Rundberg has laid off the men employed at the company's Rawhide and  Sunset mines, those at the Mountain  Rose, Brooklyn and Idaho having been  laid off two or three weeks ago, when  the two smaller furnaces at the smelter  were blown out, to permit of, as stated,  turning them into one larger furnace.  Last week it was decided to blow out  the 700-ton furnac^e and blow in the  two smaller ones ^for a few days, and  then place the large furnace in commission and dismantle the smaller and  older ones, in preparation for enlargement.    This   was   being  done  when  orders to atop cvcrything.were.received.  Asked as to how long the closedown would be likely to last, Manager  Thomas stated that, as he had received  ho orders to make a clean up around  the smelter, it did not appear that it  would be of an extended nature. Altogether about 350 men are thrown  out of employment by the Dominion  Copper Co. stopping work at both  mines and smelter.  Will Continue Construction.  Thomas   on   Thursday  stated  Joseph L. Martin and John Simpson, B.A., took a run down to Grand  Forks Thursday.  Cj C. Woodhouse, a mining man  from Republic, was registered at the  Hotel Brooklyn yesterday.  Harry P. Dickinson, of Rossland,  powder man, was making his .monthly  call in camp last Wednesday,  Jeff Davis, one of the leading mer  chants of Grand Forks, was looking  over this camp last '-Wednesday.  Supt. Philip D.Ahier, of theCariboo-  McKinney mine, recently made a trip  to the Okanagan and became a benedict. :.  Mrs. William McGillivray and children, who have been spending some  weeks in Spokane, returned Thursday  evening.  Charles E. King returned from  Kaslo this week, and has accepted a  position at the Dominion hotel with C.  H. Flood.  Miss Myrtle Noble, of Victoria, who  has been visiting her sister, Mrs. D. J.  Matheson, for some time past, returned  to the coast on Thursday.  James H. Kennedy, chief constructing engineer of the V. V. & E. railway,  with his secretary, K. G. Hankinson,  were visitors here Wednesday.  James McNulty left Thursday on a  trip to hrs properties near the Nickel  Plate mine, Camp Hedley, accompanied by Charles A. McClung.  George D. Turner and wife returned Wednesday from a vacation  which was spent at Coleman, Alberta.  He reports the coal country as looking  very prosperous.  H. W. Sharp, ofthe Sharp & Irvine  Co., the well known Spokane mining  brokers, was a visitor in camp yesterday, on a tour through the British  Columbia mining districts.  Sam White, who arrived here a few  weeks ago to make his home, returned  to Aberdeen, Wash., by Sunday's train,  where he will close out his business  affairs and be back in Phoenix shortly  with his family.  Robert Carmichael, of the local  staff of the Eastern Townships Bank,  goes overto the new branch at Keremeos today where T- A. R. Rome  has just started business. Mr. Car-  michael's place here is taken by A. D.  Strutzel.  VOTED FOR  $50,000 BONDS  Annual Meeting of the  Providence*  Boundary Side lights  Old Officers Elected and Report Was Submitted.  On Tuesday of this week the annual  meeting of the shareholders of the  Providence Mining Co., Ltd., was held  at Greenwood, Mark F. Madden, of  Chicago, attending and presiding.  Others present were Charles Kinney,  J. D. Spence, Will Madden and W. S.  Macy. The annual report was submitted and received, and the election of  directors, resulted in the returning of  the old board, with one exception.  A resolution was introduced at the  meeting and passed, authorizing the  directors to issue $50,000 in .six per  cent bonds, for the purpose of sinking  to tne 1,000-foot level. The following  are now on the drrectorate of the company: M. F. Madden, Dr. F. Byrnes,  M. S. Madden, O. V. O'Donnell, H.  J. Fitzgerald, F. Rudolph and D. B.  Scully, of Chicago, and W. S. Macy of  Phoenix.  Something over 800 tons of silver-  gold ore was shipped during the fiscal  year from the Providence mine.  Preparing for tbe Tyros.  Mr.  New  The rumor is more or less persistent  about town, says the Greenwood  Times, that one of the large smelting  companies of the Boundary district has  secured from a number of the citizens  of Greenwood, an option on certain  properties of the Diamond Joe group.  The properties, involved adjoin the  Monte group recently bonded by the  Granby Co.  The work of demolition of the old  No. 1 shafthouse at the Granby mines,  has been started. This was over the  No. 1 shaft, the first prospecting shaft  at what was then known as the Old  Ironsides mine. It has been out of  use for a couple of years, and the ramshackle structure being a fire trap, it is  being torn down. In addition, it is  known that it stands on a good body  of copper ore, which some day will be  taken out and shipped, in the distant  future.  The Spokane Diamond Drill Contracting Co., which is now operating  two drills at the War Eagle in this  camp for the Consolidated Co., has  altogether a dozen drills at work in  different parts. Three of these drills  are boring for coal on Vancouver  Island, while others are busy in the  Coeur d'Alene mining district in Idaho.  Mr. Knight, a member of the company  which took over the business of Knight  & Stone, will look after the work being  done in Phoenix hereafter.  Work has been started on the excavations for the new compressor for  the British Columbia Copper Co.'s  Mother Lode mine, which, when installed, will practically double the air  compressing capacity for the mine. It  will be of the very latest Rand duplex-  compound type, smaller than the large  Granby compressors and larger than  the new one installed at the Idaho  mine by the Dominion Copper Co.  With a capacity of some 3,400 feet of  air per minute, it will be operated by a  600-h.p. electric motor.  that he has further advices from  York in this connection:  President Warner Miller sends word  that it is not the intention of the company to give ap operations entirely, but  that the present stoppage is along the  line of curtailing the output of copper  in an overstocked market; and that the  company will proceed with the construction already arranged for, which  includes the erection of another giant  furnace at the company's Boundary  Falls smelting plant, even larger than  the one now in use, which itself is one  of the largest, if not the largest, in any  smelting plant in Canada. Other new  woik for which all preparations have  been made includes the erection of  larger and more commodious office  and warehouse buildings at the com  pany's Phoenix mines.  Officials of the company should  arrive here next week from New York,  according to the announcement, when  those matters will be gone over and  the new work definitely mapped out.  The announcement that the company fully intends t,o proceed with the  new work is a source of satisfaction to  the large number interested in Boundary mining and smelting, even though  the mines are shut down for a time.  The improvements and enlargements at the smelter alone, it is understood, call for an expenditure of  from $50,000 to $100,000.  R. P. Williams, of Rossland, was  here Saturday, being his first trip  since visiting the headquarters of his  companies, at Sherbrooke, Quebec, the  Canadian Rand Drill Co. and the  Jenckes Machine Co. He states that  orders for machinery from the Cobalt  country have almost entirely fallen off  of late.  Latest Prices in Metals  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $12.  7'si @ -fl2.87><;   lake. $13.00rt3)  $13.25  Bar Silver, fll.l-f  Lead; $5 15 @ *5.25.  Spelter, $5.40 @ $5.50.  Died Among Strangers In Strange Land.  Last Monday night a young man  named Vina Carlson died of typhoid  pneumonia at the general hospital, and  was buried yesterday by the city government, Rev. Samuel Lundie attending-  The case is a sad one, being that of  a man among strangers in a strange  land and unable to speak the language  or make his trouble known in time.  He was found last week Thurday in  the Norden hotel by Dr. Brtggs, who  was called by the hotel keeper. Deceased was almost gone when seen  first by the doctor, and had small  chance to live, though removed to the  hospital. He could not tell anything  about himself or his ailment, but the  best possible was done for him till he  passed away. It appears that he had  been employed by M. Mclntyre for a  short time cutting cord wood, but had  no friends, acquaintances or relatives  here, being a Finnlander by nativity.  WAGES SHOULD  BE READJUSTED  W. D.  Matthews  Speaks  in  Vancouver.  Vancouver, Oct. 15.���W. D. Matthews, president of the Consolidated  Mining and Smelting Company of  Canada, traveling on the coast with  President Shaughnessy of the C. P. R.,  this afternoon gave an interview on the  condition of the province. He stated  that British Columbia, more than any  other part of the Dominion, should be  interested in having labor conditions  which would enable capitalists to meet  on equal terms on that line other sections having the same natural resources;  yet the conditions were exactly the  opposite from those that should prevail.  In the face of this fact there has  been a depression in business along  lines in which the province was interested, making matters increasingly  difficult. Silver has recently dropped  7 cents per ounce, lead had gone down  $15 per ton, and copper was 12 cents  below former quotations. The lumber  business was also uncertain. Taking  all these facts into account, there must  shortly be a readjustment of wages to  meet the changed conditions, and the  sooner this necessity was realized and  accepted by all classes the better it  would be for the future ofthe province.  Announcement is now made that  next Saturday a full delegation from  El Mabarraz Temple No. 92, Dramatic  Order of the Knights of Khorassen,  will leave Spokane on a special train  next Saturday for Phoenix, for the purpose of allowing some 75 to 100  novices the privilege of treading the  burning sands that night. They will  bring their famous (not to say notorious) full brass band, and things  will be doing in Phoenix that night.  R. A.' Koontz, the secretary of the  Spokane branch, writes that all arrangements have been completed. Candidates are expected to be present for  the mysterious rites from Knights of  Pythias.lodges in Grand Forks, Midway^ Greenwood, Danville, Republic,  Phoenix and other points, it being the  first time that this order has had an  initiation in the Boundary.  Phoenix Lodge No. 28, K. of P.,  will be ready to give the visitors a  hearty welcome. Only three members  of the D. O. K. K. are now resident  here, namely, J. A. Morrin, Max Ber-  ger and W. D. Bucklew, and they expect to get the mayor to turn over the  keys of the city to the order that night.  Quarantine To Be Raised.  The small pox scare here has been  more of a scare than anything else, but  all precautions were taken to prevent  its spreading. Dr. J. D. MacLean,  the health officer, thinks, if no more  cases break out, the quarantine may  be raised early next week. No more  cases have been reported other than  the four, who were Mrs. Quinlivan,  Mattie and Christina McDonald and  Harry Seeley. Mrs. Quinlivan, who  was taken down first, was discharged  from the special hospital near Mar  shall lake this week, and the others are  all getting along well now, Seeley having  had a very severe case.  The Grand Forks Sim positively  asserts that the C. P. R. intends to  build shops, etc., at that point.  Judge"W. "B; Cochrane, of "Grand  Forks, attended the funeral last week  of his brother-in-law, A. G. Pemberton,  formerly sheriff of Yale, at Kamloops.  The Anaconda News, after, an enforced suspension of a few weeks, on  account of the illness of its editor, proprietor and compositor, has once more  resumed publication.  In Grand Forks the lid has recently  been clamped down tighter than ever  and the strongest kind of padlocks  used, by the police commissioners.  Thirst parlors are still open.  It is now stated that Kettle Valley  trains will begin running regularly on  the North Fork extension on Nov. 1st,  being operated to Lynch creek- the  present terminus, 20 miles from Grand  Forks.  The government sale of crown-  granted mineral claims for non-payment of taxes, will take place at Rossland November 4th, for property in  Grand Forks or Greenwood mining  divisions.  W. G. Gaunce has retired from the  editorial chair of the Greenwood Times.  A. D. Macfarlane, a newspaper man  from Toronto, has arrived .in Greenwood and will in future guide ��� that  paper editorially.  By the time the small pox. story  from Phoenix had reached Grand  Forks, Midway and Greenwood last  week, the four cases had increased all  the way from 18 to 35���which shows  how yarns will grow sometimes.  G. R. Naden, M. P. P., who recently  returned to Greenwood from a five  months' trip to the northern part of  the province, followed the route of the  Grand Trunk Pacific for some 300  miles east from Prince Rupert;.  A team from the Mother Lode mine  has posted $100 in a bank as forfeit  on a $250 bet that the team can best  a similar team from Grand Forks in a  tug of war, the latter winning out  against Phoenix at the Labor Day  celebration at Curlew. The forfeit expires October 31st.  Greenwood's Curling Club met last  week and elected officers for the coming season, as follows: President, K.  C. B. Frith; vice-presieent, E. W.  Bishop; secretary, G. B. Taylor; managing committee, .H. Bunting, W. G.  McMynn, E. G. Warren and E. S.  Birnie. The club has $116 in the  treasury and will put the rink in shape  for the winter,  A meeting of the Cascade Water,  Power & Light Co., Ltd., is called at  Nelson on November 2d, to ratify the  transfer of the assets of the corporation  to the West Kootenay Power & Light  Co., the latter suppyling the large mines  and smelters of the Boundary and  Rossland. The Cascade plant is  located at Cascade on Kettle river,  and is not now in commission, being  held as reserve.  A public meeting was held in Greenwood last week to consider the reason  why the Great Northern has-not connected that town with the line at Midway. Duncan Ross, M.P., was present  and did part of the talking. A committee, consisting of Messrs. Hunter,  Fair and Hallett was appointed to find  out what tonnage could be secured  from the Boundary creek smelters to encourage the road in building,  the general feeling being that the Jim  Hill road had not lived up to its promises when the charter was amended at  Ottawa.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  October 19, '07  A        The following- table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for iqoo,  -   1902. for 1903, for 1.004, for 1905, for 1906, anct 1  Butte Hotel Sold.  Last week a deal was put through  by which the well known Butte hotel,  on Dominion avenue, was sold to  Angelo Luciani and George Vichry.  The vendors were James McCreath,  G. W. Rumberger and M. H. Roy.  The new purchasers took the building,  lot and furniture, and state that they  will conduct an up to date place, with  everything that should be found in a  good hotel. Mr. Vichry has been a  resident of Phoenix for three years,  and has moved into the Butte with his  family.  Alderman N. D. Mcintosh was  elected mayor of Grand Forks on  Wednesday, to fill out tlic term of  Jeffrey H-utimar, who recently resigned.  Another election will be held to fill  the vacant aldermanic chair,  Mink.     Camp.        1900  Granby Mines..Phoenix   64,553  Snowshoe.......Phoenix        397  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd     5.340  B.C. Mine Summit   19,494  Kmma -Summit      Oro Denoro ...Summit      Bonnie Belle Deadwood      Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem..Pbnlx      Idaho Phoenix      Rawhide. Phoenix      Sunset Deadwood      Mouutu Hose Summit      Athelstan_ Wellington  Morrison ...Deadwood      K. Bell Summit      t Senator Summit      Brey Fogle Summit     No. 37 - Summit  Reliance.-.. Summit  Sulphur Klng_.Suin.mlt  Winnipeg...Wellington  GoldenCrown Wellngtn  King Solomon W.Coppr  3lg Copper_...W.Coppr  No. 7 Mine.. Central  City of Paris White's  ��� Jewel Long Lake  Riverside...Rock Creek  Carmi West fork  Sally West Fork  Kambler  West Vork  Butcher Boy..West Fork  Duncan West Fork  Providence...Provideuce  Klkhorn Providence  Slrathmoie .Providence  Preston ...Skylark  Priuce Heury....Skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  K. P. O. Minc.Skylark  Bay Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylark  Helen Green wood  Ruby....Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Wis  Miscellaneous      J.W  1901  331.761  i,73i  99.034  47,405  650  . for 1501, lor  907. as reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer���  Past  190:1       1903 1904 1905       1906       1907    Week  309,85s   393.71S   549.703   653.SS9 801.404  532,953  3V.3S0  20,80c     71,212       8,436   113,400    5,15^  141.326  14,8:1  8,530  133.079  19.305  12.937  ���5,537  174,29s  37.96o  16,400  ���74.567 105,900    l,4SS  9,485 11 ��<M  3,007 3,177  iS7k5SS 4,149  1,370  11,911 l,sSo  6.3M      32,350  55.731     3.070  3,350  :,759  4,586  25,108  802  7,455  15.731  550  5.646  3.339  ISO  5*0  363  3.450  233  364  33  1,833  1,040  13  ���So  1,076  3,350  735  635  2,435  875  482  3,060  890  ��5  2,000  3SO  79  993  400     319,  736  325  7"o  i.*��  52  300  S35  6.S9  ass  73  167  s  80  3.960  36,033  48,390  3-555  43.295  14,9^  65.623  3 ���-.270  2,942  649  3,84s  ��37  586  Total,tons   , Smelter treatment���  Granby Co   B.C.Copper Co   Dominion Copper Co..  3.456  .^.600   390,800  02,397   130,82s    .   117.611  335  S0.S.S76  148,600  500  6>W,4I9  401.921  162,313  132.s;o  ...30  106  76  9  18  5S9  7-.KJ  750  500  J  t  t  t  Total reduced...   bJ,.*,.**   34^.43'*   460,940  097,404   S.v.6;6 982.877 1,171,430 90  839,808 933,54s 1,161.537 t.033,7S.S 34,1'jo  17,11-m  tV* >;*,  3.'��*5  27,911-S  596,252   687,98s 828,879  -.J6,".'.,  310,484   210,830    133.740 3l3,**S->  30,930    84,059   jlS.SII   IJ7.J27  il��l|i*ifi  fffitfflffi?  ���m  mm  (\ ���'fi'^'Q^J-'ir'77:?!-\\  ���-."jiyi-ds    ���  .   .,*7-V-f. X ���;> ��� 7-'7sl  nm  i,:,*^;7' ^^l  AiOTO'7  fit':-.- -y  ;:$?..���;?������  M  mml::. illil!  i:l  IS  m  Slipll  ms.  I  urn  fcf;  \m  if  essi:  IP  IE  If  Teas "Fragrant," "I  feet" and  PHOEOT3C  PTONEER  are now plentiful as suburban lots,  people only smile and say-  Give us  But  PROVINCIAL.  Vancouver  organized.  real   estate   men   have  Sold   in    Lead  Packets Only  5Gg. lb.  A branch of the Eastern Townships  Bank is being arranged for in Fernie  at once.  Trail probably has the lowest tax  rate for 1907 of any municipality in  the province, if not in the Dominion���  i2}4 mills.  ���i W. XV. B. Mclnnes and J. A. Mac  donald, prominent Liberals, have been  paying each other Irish compliments  m Vancouver.  TheG. T. P. has 16,000 acres of I ��� The first ch>'d bom in Prince Ru-  coal lands-in the Bulkley valley, which 1"' was La Japanese girl, K. Uiji, and  will be exploited. mcnjshe got the $50 prize offered   by  the  ... 1 Grand Trunk Va^Rn  About 75 per cent of the saw mills  tributary to Cranbrook'are not working.  Victoria's custom returns for September were 50 per cent above same  month last year.  ONLY A CUP OF TEA  But if it's from a Sealed Lead Packet of  *T��* T-vf ' �����'���      TD'   ���~,.~  on "What I know About Advertising."  The Phoenix .Pioneer He told his anf1lVnrA (Ka. u��� u���,  :ploited  Application has  been  made  for a  charter for   the  Bank of Vancouver,  capitalized at $5,000,000.  The Nelson Cement Works, a new  industry, is getting ready for operations, capitalized at $25,000.  Three canneries are now in operation in the Okanagan, one each at  Kelowna, Peachland and Penticton.     I  I. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notauv Pi���  Cable A-ldress:       HALLHTT.  ( Dedfoid M'.Vei; ���  Code.' < Moielng * Neat's  (r.eil   cilier'ii.  Gltliis.Ntruui  ', B.C.  Grand Trunk Pacific.  _ Vancouver's Asiatic Exclusion  League is active and demands resignations of public men who do-not move  at once to exclude the Orientals.  The North Pacific Lumber Company of Barnet is preparing to erect  what will likely be the largest and best  equipped sawmill in British Columbia,  on Burrard-inlet.  TEAS  ��/-^^^ttle teapot result will be unequalled.  a7 7,5 MIXED GREEN  At all Grocers'. Ugliest Award St. Louis 1904.  And Boundary Mining Touraal,  IMUBP CKHATURDAY8 BV TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT rHOKNIZ. B. C.  W. ���. WILLCOX. MANAaEN.  -',._,.���_-. I Business office No. 14.  Telephone* j Mmn,g<.r,s re,)dence, No. ij.  ���UMCKIPTION8 tVt *DVAI��C��.  fer tft......... ...'........ ...........  ���UtMoatm ���        To tke United States, per year...   ....Jj.oo  ......* I  He told his audience that he had  spent eight million dollars in advertising. "My advertising is a game, he  added. "I play it for fun, or whatever  comes out of it." Mr. Lawson was  much in the public eye a couple of  years ago, through his magazine articles on frenzied financiering. Just at  present as little is heard of him as of  the thousands who took his alleged  tips and are now "holding the sack."  Hon. Rodolph Lemieux, postmaster-  1     An American syndicate has bonded  F. J.  Fulton, chief commis- j a copper-gold property on Moresby Is-  ds and works, has returned I land,   one   of  the  Queen   Charlotte  group,   for   $roo,obo,   $r5,ooo   cash  having been paid on the deal.  Hon.        ...    .., w...v..   v.uinims-  sioner of lands and works, has returned  from his irrigation investigation trip to  Colorado.  :o:croTo:o:o:ox>;o;o:o;o;o;o:o;o:o:o:o;o:i  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  TUCK    COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor, First & Knob Hill Ave.   "HOENlx, B  P  V* "**���"**������:��*'���*�� **������� ~~�� ~~�� ~** M<, ^.  I OUR COPPER CORNERj  �� MATTERS  OF   .NTKRKST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED    IN    THE T  f} COPPER   MINING   INDUSTRY ��  ���<-����^<*��^.<*i>.^ c^x* *>.,*, ^^ ^m^ ^.^^2  Sfariakare of $70,009,000.  Data compiled by eastern men in  touch with conditions of the ever-  fluctuating copper market should allay  fears of copper producers of the destruction of the market and the consequent closing down of copper produc  irroa arc not ��� subset ber to tht* caper.  ia aa laTitatlon to you to become one.  -  I-*,.*..��  the  ,������,,,���, ,h,s��� JJ K'JSTSjgrLJ* fS ^T'lllt .25?-?? J*  AdTertiaiar rates turnubeo on application.  Cecal notice* io and 5 centa per line.  ' Four weekly inaertfona constitute one month*.  ��� Irsrt alas  Laurier to visit the land of the Sun  Flag and see what he can do at Tokio  to arrange for a cessation of the Japanese immigration to British Columbia  Where Production Hat Been Curtailed.  Looking over the field where copper  is produced on the American continent, it is quite evident that there has  been a tremendous curtailment of production of the red metal, in the endeavor to get   the amount  produced  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  mst arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusivelv birnie block.  <-oi   i^wuwveiy. KN0B HILU AVK   PH0JEN[X>  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. arid A. M.  Regular communication 8 ,, ,,.     .  ond Thursday ofeach month      htl  Kmergent meetings asculled-u  Hall, Mcllale Bfock! ���Mu80,lif  M.M.8T��PHKNS.  Secretary,  J-J.  STRUTZK,  W.ii.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOE LODG1! No,  Meets every Monday Evening  at Miner*1 llni  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  J.K.McDoutol,   N. G.  W. S. Cook, Rec. Sec'y.  Wm. Plckard, Per. Kin. Secy  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Mirket.  'Phone  and 1900, while F. A. Heinze and W.  A^ Clark were making fortunes from  the production of copper mines at  Butte  and  the  vicinity,, copper   was  it, and thus steady the constantly falling price of the metal itself. In fact,  it appears to be almost unanimous that  this policy is wise to carry but, even  the Lake- Superior copper  companies  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders  Receive   Prompt Attention.       v,  ..u.^jjci   was 1 ��'c "��i- oupenor copper  companies    -a"*"" iwiniiisH ooiumoia.  selling at a price even   lower  than to-1 joining in the move on the part of the  This will take a couple of months, then day's quotations, the lowest price being j producers   to  exhaust   the   available  a month or two more   will   planoA  t��  a ��w.��*e ;���� -��~-���������"----'"  a month or two more will elapse to 9 cents in 1894. The table arranged  prepare his report, then negotiations shows that the average price for copper  will continue with Downing street and jn 1906 was-19.78 cents per_ pound;  ,    .,.,    ,       _,    ,       .   ��    , .,   the metal has not sold at  so   high an  the Mikado.    By that time  there will average level since 1880.   The woild  nore Japanese coolies in  ..i,�����i,^'j-^---  '  Markets at Greenwood. Grand Forks, Midway,  Ebolt and  all the other  ; principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters:' .;  NEL80N, B.C  be thousands more Japanese coolies in  this province. If Mr. Lemieux could  fix the matter as suddenly, as he can  increase postal rates, he would be  doing something worth while.  While Wall Street is feeling blue  over the slump in stocks, wheat and  corn'are soaring, the farmers are prosperous and the railways are having all  they can handle. There seems to be  reason for the allegation, that the  present depression in securities should  be called a "rich man's panic."  Qalozy, Sprain aad Swelllaf a Cared.  "In November, 190T, I caught cold  (and had the quinzy. My throat was  swollen so I could hardly breathe. > I  applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm > and  it gave me relief in a short .time. In  two days I was all right," says Mrs. L.  Cousins, Otterburn, Mich. Chamberlain's Pain Balm is a liniment and is  especially good for sprains and swellings.  For sale by all druggists.    ��� ������.     * -*- iiv   nisi m o  annual production of copper may be  figured at about 1,400,000,000 pounds.  Figuring,that this production sold at  20 cents instead of ait 25 cents, the  high price this year, the shrinkage in  price would amount to $70,000,000.  The table of prices and averages is as  follows:  Sunday Scbool Coaveotioo.  A Sunday school ,convention-for���the.  Kootenay and Okanagan districts is to  ,q-7  be held in the Baptist church. Nelson,   1878 77.  Oclnlw i*>    *���" ��-4 - *   ������. .1.1--1. .     ���       ���    1879!!;  Year  1861 ...  1862...  11863 ...  1864,..  1865  1866  1867  1868  1869 ....  1870 :...  1871  1872  1873  1874....  1875 ....  'lWr.-TTr  1877.  Hi-zh.  ...27c  -.32%  ...39>4  ..66  -.60^  ..42  ..29#  --24H'  .27  ..22>  ..27  ..45  .35  ..25  23JjU.  Low.  17&c  20%  29  39  28'*  26H  2\Ut  21��  21^  19  21^  27.-4  20  19  2U4  -���i  1  r ... October 22, 23 and 24.    Each school  Lowery  says   there  are   too   many outside of the city of Nelson is entitled  small newspapers   in   the   country��� to be represented by three  delegates,  which remark is brought forth   by the for this convention only, delegates will  funeral sermons lately preached for the  De entertained by the friends of Nelson.  Midway Star and the Enderby Progress  Lowery says he ought to know, for he  has acted as stork for 22 newspapers.  And yet the colonel is still at the  game.  It is not a little significent that  brokers assert that orders for the purchase of Boundary shares come almost  entirely from the west now, and largely  from the Boundary. This shows that  those who live right where the mines  are have the most confidence in them  and are backing that confidence with  the hard coin of the reaim.  The C. P. R.   Telegraph  Co.  has  wisely climbed  down   from  its  high  horse, and restored the press telegraphic  service to the Nelson News.   Although  President Shaughnessy thought things  like this small   matters,   they  are  important enough for him  to see  when  the company has made a false step���  -_-_   _..v��*vat*   *_ra   *.* KrlOKJi-i  The principal speakers will  be Rev.  VV.   C.   Merritt;    international    field  worker for the Pacific northwest, Rev  A. J. Doyle, western secretary for Sunday schools and  Epworth   Leagues of  the Methodist church, and   Mr. Stuart  Muirhead, the recently appointed gen-  eral   secretary  for   the   provinces   of  British  Columbia,   Alberta: and   Saskatchewan.    The subjects to   be  discussed are of vital importance to all  Sunday school workers.    Plans for the  organization of a   Provincial   Association for the eastern section  of  British  Columbia,*also for  the  extension of J  the Sunday school in this  part of the  province, will be presented to the convention.    For these reasons it is to be  hoped that each school   will   be  fully  represented,   and    that   pastors   and  superintendents will do their share in  working up an interest in the convention.   ��� ���  - 20%  --17%  .21%  -.24%  ..20tf  ..20.hr  .18  .15  ��� 11%  ��� 12X  Haw ��o Cure a Cold.  The question of how to cure a cold  without unnecessary loss of time is one  1880......  1881......  1882......  1883 ......  . 1884 ...   ..  1885......  1886   1887 7.777717 M  1888 .......17.65  1889 .....17Ja  1890.......  ....17^'  1891. ;..14j|  1892 ...I2H  1893 .......124  1894.. ...io>J  1895 ....i.124  1896.......   .7,12  1897.:7..7:U.'12:  1898.........;    13^  1899 ;ig��  1900......i.....17S  1901.........     ir4  1902......���.;���;..-.?1S* ���  1903....... 15>|  -1904 ���....-.15S-  1905............20  1906...... 25  1907 .(To Aug.;..26>��  18��  n%  f   15^  ���   15%  18  16  17%  18%  10K  10^  10  9%  15.90  11  14 ������-:���:  10%,  10^  9%  9  9.35  9%  ?10%  11  13K  16  13  11  12  12^;  14%  18  ,20  Ave.  19.77c  ,      25.76  '     39.92  46.23  36.25  31.80  25.12.  23.62  23.40  20.69  23.40  33.02  28.97  23.21  ������22.-70-'  20.91  18.80  16:42 :  .17 357  20.18 '  18.27  18 41 :  16.85  13.73  11.14  10.95  1122  16.78  13.49  15:60  12.76  1156  10.75  9.52  10.73  10.98  11.33  12.05  17.76  16 65  16.72  1216  13.70  13.27  16.03  19.78  23.25  supply of copper and  thus  force con  sumers to purchase.  Along about the middle of September the reduction  began, so  that the  full force thereof is not  yet  shown in  full returns  for  that   month, but   October,will exhibit it to a greater extent.  The copper camps  of Montana, Arizona,   Utah   and   Michigan    already  begin to show a reduction over former  monthly  productions.    In   Butte the  reduction was more than one-half to  15,000,000 pounds or less, and it will  be   cut   in  two  again,   according  to  report.   Already about half the 11,000  men   employed  at  Butte; have  been  laid off.    Quite a number  of mines  have been shut down completely.  In Arizona the Calumet & Arizona  Co. reduced its output about 50%, and  the Copper Queen about 25%, the  same thing having  occurred  at  other  I Phelps,   Dodge & Co. properties.  The Green-Cananea mines in Mexico are reducing output by   50%, and  Other COJ^e��J)i:oduc��)ro-in.-M<��xico-h5��.VG-  doneTikewise or are preparing for it.  In Colorado and Utah   the  curtailment was first enforced because of fuel  shortage.      Now   further   curtailment  has been ordered at most of the large  .copper mines, including the Bingham  j Consolidated, Utah Consolidated and  �� Boston Consolidated.  At Mackay, Idaho, the Imperial  Copper Co. recently shut down its  White Knob copper mines and smelter.  In Tennessee and Alaska the retrenchment or waiting policy has been  inaugurated.  f^The copper industry, says the Mining Reporter, is assuredly, greatly demoralized, temporarily; we say tempor-1  ariiy, inasmuch as there is every reason f  to believe that improvement will result  from an extended continuation of the  inaugurated retrenchment policy; how  long this improvement will be delayed  depends entirely upon  the length of  time necessary for exhausting the unsold accumulated stock and upon the  demands of the consumers.  Visiting     nrothtrf  ttlwayg welcome  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. & N.  (High Claas Goods always iu Stock.)  Grand Fokkb, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUIiANO, Prop.  G^awood Stage Li ne  ���  ''��� T*    1 ^..  Time  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a. m. 1  '��� " lowertown, io.ooa.rn. j- Standard  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. mJ  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OPFItE, WirH H. JAMES, KNOB Hsu. AVE.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000      RESERVE FUND $1,860,000  ���- ~HEAD OFFICE - SHERBROOKEr QUE.  WITH OVER SIXTY BKANCH OFFCES IN THE  7     PROVINCE OF QUEBEC ;  WB  OPFEK   FACILITIES   FOSSE8ilK��   BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOK  COUECTION AND BANKING BUSINESS GENERALLY  IN THAT IMPOBTANT TBIIKITOBY  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-elass work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  rroof.  First Street . 0pp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoenix, B. C.  loe-  the  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  AT ALL OFFICES  JBRAJVOHES   IX  Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia,  all Over the World.  Correspondents  PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given Unit at (lie  next sitting of the Board of Licensing  Commissioners, of tlie City of Phoenix.  I intend to apply for a transfer of the  retail liquor license, held by'ihe for the  DoMiNro.v HoTix, Ironsides  Ave, PI  jnr'x, B. C, to Steve S. Swanson, for  I said Dominion hotel.  F. Axdp:bso.v.  Dated at Phoenix. B.C.,  this twenty-eighth dav  of September. 1907.  Witness: M. M. Stephens.  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKK NOTrCE that 30 days niter the Brst  publication of this uotlce, I Intend to apply to  the Chief Comml-wlouer of Lauds and Works, at  Victoria, Tor a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described land  In the Similkameen Division ofYale District, viz:  Commencing at a pos*. on tlic north aide of  Sutherland Creek, about three (1) miles K����t of  Christina Lake, marked A. J. Anderson's 'Not Hi-  west Corner Post, thence South 80 chains, iheuce  Bast 80 chains, thenee North 80 chains, thene;  West .co chains, to point of commencement.  A. J. ANDKRSON.   r , .���������^ ��� ,aa^ aicji-���J��" which we ate all more or less   mter-  which is^ good thing for the company e?led> f��T ,th,e quicker a cold rs  gotten  as well as for the Dtiblrc nd ��f fhe ,eSS-the da?ger ��f Pneumonla  as well as tor the public. and Qther  serious  diseases,    Mr.   W.  T  .     . ^ ^       ��������� ,,   . ..     T    ���     L. Hall,   of Waverly,   Va.,  has   used  It rs pleasant to note that the Inter- chamberlain's Cough Remedy for years  tional Coal and Coke Co., of Cole- anrJ says: 'T firmly believe Chamber  Iain's Cough Remedy to be absolutely  ft.�� k��-��  ������������!���        ������������������'  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  AtrraoR-  NA1IB OP COMPANY.  SHAKES.  Issued  DIVIDENDS.  national Coal and Coke Co., of Cole  man, Alberta, has declared its regular  2% quarterly dividend.    Many Boundary people purchased  stock in   this  company  when   it  was  launched   by  Messrs. Flumerfelt  and Galer  a  few  years ago, and those  who  kept   their  stock are now recieving, on   the   cost,  dividends of from 15 to 20% per annum*  A coal mine of merit seems to be worth  as much or more than a gold mine   in  this day.  the best  preparation  on  the  market  for colds.    I have recommended it  toll  my friends and they all agree with me?' J J  For sale by all druggists.  B.C. Copper Co���copper......  Cariboo-McKlnney���gold..   Consol. Mi ft 8.���gold-copper. JU��w,��u�� ,  Granby Consolidated���copper. 15,000,000 J:  Providence���olivet _........_���... 200,000 |  Total  I to Date  5��3i<��o  fc  1,250,000  $1  53.552piool     141,690  '3S.ooojtiooki,6a>,ooo  JI/��o| $5 j       ,6,000  $201,200  546,837  714.945  2,968,630!  Latest  Date  ;8ept. 1907  Feb. 1904  Aujr.1907.  [Sept 1907  Sale of Crown-Granted Mineral Claims.  For   Unpaid   Delinquent    Taxes    in   the   Rossland   A. ���  Bri��sh QfaSL ASSeSSnKnt   DfeW��-    P-vin  ice    of  r^���r,��� ���"oe "������' -"��� - - - -���.��...  Tbe Man Wbo Wlos.  wins is the man  who  Thomas VV. Lawson   spoke  to   the  Sphynx Club, of New York, recently,  man  A large number of subscribers are in arrears to  this' paper���the printed  label on every copy showing the month and year  to which each subscription  is paid.  The publisher will appreciate prompt attention  to this intimation. We  need the money.  �����  The man  who  works���  The man who toils while the next  shirks:  The rnati who stands in his deep distress  With his bead held high in  the deadly  press��� .'.  Yes, he is the man who wins.  The man   who  wins  is  the  man   who  knows  The value of pain and   the   worth of  woes���  Who a lesson  learns from a  man  who  fails  And a moral finds in hia mournful wails-  Yes, he is the man who wins. '  The man who wins is the man whoBtays  In the unsought pal he and the rocky  ways.  And, p'erhaps,  who  lingers, now   and  then,  To help soma failure to rise again  Ah, he is the man who wins!  And the man who wins is the man who  hears  The curse of the envious in his ears  But who proes his way with his head  v 1       held high  a I And passes the wrecks of the failures  ���I   by-  THE   FINBST ; QUALITY IN  MfLKanJ CREAM  DA1RY  PHONE  J.    W.  STRICTLY   FRESH   EGGS  ItAyiNAM;   fROPRlBTOR.  . .^    �����   OU1U    1ISI  aud for costs nnd expenses, including the    ~ ,ui cmy ot jMOvember, A. D. 1907, at the hour at 12 o'clock noon, ot the Court House, In  the City of Rossland, I shall offer for sale nt Public Auction  the Crown-Granted Mineral Claims hereinafter set out, ot the persons in said list  hereinafter set out, for the delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons 011 the 30th day of June, 1907,  costs of advertising said sale, if the total amount due is not sooner paid.  List Above Mentioned.  GREENWOOD   MINING   DIVISION.  oewix Steam Laundry Co.  LIMIT ivn ' *?  C  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now h7  a  position to handle the largest or smallest o LT  ;   with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTFFn  ['Phbn.No.25 Patronj^ Home WMtry>  For he is the man who wins.  ,v ���Baltimore Newa.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention to all orders  A  D   McKENZIE,  Manager.  Phoenix, B C.  Name' of Owner.  Kinney, Charles.*  Kinney, Charles.'!      ...    Finucane, P. J    Bielenbere, E.A. '       ".'.".   eomHnatTpn Mining: & Milling Co.  No. 7, Mining* Co., Ltd.             B  King, Thomas    .                          "  So. 7, Mining;Co.,'r.td.-'"  Jonnson, Sydney M    "^i-,s���^rfoeri^;j'��~'"    "w^'rlt M'1,,ea <"���'Greenwood, B.'c;  ,^.leVG.'v.,8Ci'Ud'    I The -Republic Gold Mines nr'r*V��.���  ���   Ltd.; (N. P. r,.) of Greenwood, B. c,  Shaw, H. H. & GrahamViameaA   B. C. Gold Fields Co. A"          Phaw.E.H. A Graham, JamesA"          No. 7, Milling* Co , Ltd.    McMulIen, Jno. J. & Cosgriff, 'ij'.'   Republic, G. M. Co    No 7, Mining* do.,Ltd.'" *   .'   Kinucane, F. J.  ...            Th lwI'cn!p.L��)ld M'" ��' "'���"'-^od. b."c:;  No. 7, Mining-Co., Ltd.'.'.'.".'       '           Mecraw, Ainsley    Finucane, F. J..            Crone, G. T.  Johnson, Sydney M   JIoArtliur, P. C   No 7, Mining Co.. Ltd   Shaw, R, H. & Graha'tn, James A.  Rooaland, B. c,  Oetobcr <tb, 1907.  Bull Dog...  Bull Dog Fraction  Burns Fraction  City View ....  Combination  Fanny H. Fraction  G   A. R       Glasgow Fraction  "Olden Nueeet  Great Hesper  Helen          Hidden Treasure  I fady ofthe Lake  1.R Plnza   I^Jit Chance  Le Roy       Lewellah..    '"  Lizzie         McGregor...  7  Mullen    ..,....'  Nonsuch "  Number 7  Otis l'ra. tion'"  Republic ..  Rob Roy .. "  Kock Creek'.'.'..'.  Scran ton Frnction '  ot Genevieve...  Thunder Hill...  "mer_ Fraction  Tripoj prBctio  Winodot ....  J.  KIRK UP,  Collector. THE   PHOENIX PIONEER.  frgamBakmg Powder  Made from cream of tartar derived  solely from grapes, the most delicious and healthful of all fruit acids.  HAVE YOU REGISTERED.  Once,  HASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK MANAGER.  James McKinnon Says, In Ills Opinion, There  Will Be Link Depression.  James MacKinnon, of Sherbrooke,  Out-, general manager of the Eastern  'iWnshius Bank, who has been in  1) C. for a  couple   ol   weeks, was in (  Vancouver recently and talked on the: of the full age of 21 years, being,  financial situation. No dark clouds i- An owner of real estate of the  ���lie'on the horizon in his opinion, al- assessed value of not less than $r 00.  i!ioiii"*�� a stringency exists. "The ex I 2. A resident authorized representa-  nnision period.of the last few years," ��� tive of an incorporated company which  lie remarked, "has been so great lhat 1 is the assessed owner of land or of im-  some of the bankers were carried away   proveinents of lands within the munici-  Householders Should Record Names nt  With City Clerk.  The following are entitled to have  their names inserted on the voters' list  for the city for the year 1908..  Any British subject, male or  female  TO OPEN EYES  OF BRITISHERS  Large Fruit Exhibit to  England*  Many Places, Including Phoenix, Sent Specimens.  and did not realize that money was  gciting short.  "I do not think there will' be panic  or much depression Present con-  diiions mean a slowing down for a  while, a rest and a careful survey  before entering upon another bright  era of growth. There will be a let-up  in speculation of all kinds, leaving ere  long more money for legitimate business purposes. Manufacturers will  also take warning and act accordingly.  This will mean restricted production  lor a while. There will be no depression, simply a readjustment, from  which the country will emerge on a  sounder basis."  Mr. Mackinnon contended that the  pality  3. The owner of a trade license the  annual fee of which is not less than $5.  4. A householder "Householder"  shall mean and include any person of  full age of twenty-one years who occupies a dwelling, tenement, hotel or  boarding house, or any part or portion  of a dwelling, tenement, hotel or board-  inghouse, and who shall, unless exempt by statute or municipal by-law,  have paid directly to the municipality  rates, taxes or fees of not less than two  dollars for tlie current year.  The names of property owners as  above, will be taken from the assessment roll and inserted on the list  Representatives of incorporated com  criticism of Mr. Pringle, M.P., was u.n-i panies must hand in their authority to-  fair when he stated that Ihe Canadian  banks loaned money out of the  country, and claimed that nearly all of  their capital was so employed. "It  must be remembered," he explained,  "lhat in addition to the subscribed  capital, the banks handle large amounts  of deposits, and many of the larger  banks keeps reserves in New York in  the (orm of call loans, arid it is the  only call market on the continent.  These loans are officially placed*at  $87,000,000, but .the ..actual amount  loaned outside of Canada is $32,000,-  000. Every cent of the difference can  be virtually secured within twelve  hours, and it is protected by gilt edge  security."  The Eastern Townships Bank, which  lvts had a branch in Vancouver for  some time, has decided to erect a new  building of its own and get in line with  others of the older institutions.  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. l>y takirg 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.  the city clerk before their names can  be inserted.  License holders and householders  must make the statutory declaration  during the month of October, and hand  the same to the city clerk within 48  hours after it is made. All declarations must be handed in by 5 p.m. on  Wednesday, October 30���the 31st  being Thanksgiving day.  Forms of declaration can be ob-  tained-at the city clerk's office from  now until October 31st.  Torments ol 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  have been permanently cured by its  use.    For sale by all druggists.  Ore Tonnage for Southeast Koolenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending Oct. 12, 1907,  and the year to date, in tons.  DISTRICT. WEEK. YEAR.  SHIPMENTS.  East of Columbia  113.303  211,582  983.333  River         2,603  Rossland       6,384  Boundary   ...  34.024  Total    43.0'1  SMELTER  RECEIPT  SMELTER.  WEEK.  Grand Forks  21,022  Greenwood   6.659  Boundary Falls ...  4,176  Nelson           Northport   1,713  Marysville   600  Trail      7,126  Total ...     ...  41,296  1,308,718  YEAR.  529.694  269,360  155.209  ",340  74,888  24,600  191,214  1,256,305  >C  iSMffl Protection!  Forskin comfort, skin health,  skin beauty and for protection  against bard water, strong  sun and wind use  Changes In Letter Rates.  The post office department has  made a. change in the letter rates to  points outside of Canada. The limit  of weight has been made the same as  to Canadian point?, viz., one ounce.  The rate on letters to all points in the  British Empire except Rhodesia and  Australia now is two cents for an  ounce or fraction thereof. To foreign  countries the rate for letters is five  cents for first ounce and three cents  for each additional ounce or fraction  thereof.  The special delivery service for  cities has been given to several smaller  cities in the east, including London,  Kingston, Peterboro, Guelph, Brant-  ford, Berlin, Stratford, Windsor, Calgary, and Edmonton.  Located Some Good Claims.  Samuel Potts, of Minneapolis, who  was recently in the Boundary, taking  in some of the important properties,  continued his trip on into the Similkameen and Keremeos country. After  visiting all the big mines in B. C, he  found something near Keremeos that  has a tremendous showing, and located  four claims in that section, calling  them the Potts group. The mountain  is 1,000 feet high, with the copper ledge  traceable on the surface for some 3,000  feet. Mr. Potts will interest Minnesota capital to exploit the group.  It fa the best for every toilet  purpose for babies, wotuen  aud men.  Its daily use keeps the skin  smooth and the complexion  beautifully clear and fresh.  Albert Soaps Ltd. MIrs.,   - Montreal.  a      Beware of imitation* and substitute.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  NOTICE IS UKKKBY (ilVKN Unit  at the next ait.tini; of tin* Hoard of  I'ii'eiiBiriK CoiiiinisBioiiers, of tho City of  "hoi'nix.I intend to apply for it transfer  of tlie rt'tail liquor liivmo lielil by mo  foi' the Maplu Leaf hol<*l, Ironsides Ave,  I'lifujnijr, B.C., to A sun' 11 Scnui.u, for  tli�� said Maple Leaf hotel.  CHAS. II AG AN.  Dn-ted at Phoenix, B.C..  this fourteenth day of  October, A.L)., 1907.  Witness: A.B.Hood.  Some Pointers���  The public likes to be told what  you have to sell, and why you expect  them to buy it.  If you are afraid to let people know-  that you are in business, and where it  is, don't advertise.  With three meals ahead and the advertising columns open to him, a man  ought to be able to conquer the world.  A man who attempts to do business  on reputation and save the advertising  appropriation is like a round   peg  in a  Martin Burrell, as previously announced, left Grand Forks last week  for England, accompanied by Mrs.  Burrell, they not having seen their old  home in over twenty years. Mr. Burrell was commissioned by the provincial government to accompany R  M. Palmer, provincial commissioner of  horticulture, to the old country, with a  British Columbia fruit exhibit, which,  there is little doubt, will open the eyes  of the native Englishmen as to the  possibilities of fruit growing in the  province.  All the shipments for the British  Columbia fruit exhibit to Great Britain  were forwarded to Sicamous from the  various points in this province. At  this place they were assembled, and on  October nth were shipped to England,  under the direction of Mr. Palmer, on  a special car attached to the Imperial  Limited, and were to be sent forward  on the Empress of Britain, sailing on  October 18th, and arriving in Liverpool will be placed in cold storage  there. There will be sufficient fruit to  last for three months, and it is hoped  in this way the fruit will be kept in  good shape during the British shows.  Exhibits have been provided from  the following points: Kamloops, Lyt-  ton, Grand Forks, Okanagan (including Vernon, Summerland, Kelowna),  Salmon Arm, Sr.ence's Bridge, Ch'tlli-  wack, Victoria, Salt Spring Island, Nelson, Kaslo and Duncans. Rossland,  3,000 feet elevation, and Phoenix,  4,600 feet, also contribted to the  exhibit.  According to the present plans, exhibits of fruit will be made at the  following places: Herefordshire, Kent,  York, Leeds, Norwich, Edinburgh,  London and Dublin, in addition to  many country points not yet arranged  for.  At the most important ofthe exhibitions R. M. Palmer will be in charge,  and he will be assisted by Mr. Burrell.  In some instances there are conflicting  dates, and in these cases Mr. Palmer  and Mr. Burrell separate and distinct exhibits will go to different  shows.  It is also proposed to give illustrated  lectures on British Columbia at various  points in Great Britain, with a view to  encouraging immigration to this province. It is thought that in this way a  desirable class of.settl��r= and agricultural and domestic labor may be obtained.  During the winter the provincial  bureau of information will take steps  to become fully posted on the requirements of the different districts, so that  the incoming settlers may be placed  without delay.  333  Greenwood   Liquor   Co.  ..... o __      .���._---���_. __-__-^ .      ���. _  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   wiih  the Choicest ,Import" d and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As \v\, ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  O  Jas. McGreatfi & Co.  GREENWOOD, I). C.    '  >%Mm0*Mm*M0iltM*lM**W��*mi\i  D. J. Matliieson  Shaurnnce. Haent  F1RB,       LIFK  AND  ACCIDENT.  I'LATR    CJt.AHS  COMMBSIONKH    KOIt    TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  IiOoia Byrens, auctioneer, commission xnorchant and business broker.  4S8X Riehmond street, London, Ont.,  writest "I Buffered with chronic  c��t*rrh. After spending money tor  medicines and doctor bills, Peruna  ���wm recommended. After using It I  ���found relief. I wish to convince others of the merits of your remedy."  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jan  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hob  pital:  Cash $10 R. Horrell  Cash $25 j. B. Macatilay  Cash$5 A. F.Bern  BookCase _ A. E. H. Clark  Bed T.tnen,4dox Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash $50 B. *r. Bank  Cash $10 jas. McCreatli  Cash $25 Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot... A.B. Hood  Maple Syrup   A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boylt  Old Linen ...Mrs. I. Crawlord  1 Box Books _.Mrs. B. A. W. Hodues  Cashjjn _ A Grand Forks Friend  Doir-'...ion Copper Co ..Full Set Boiler Tube?  Cord Wood ��� F. Buckles*  square hole���his methods will  not  in with present day progressiveness  fit  MOTHER  By its strengthening and  regulating action on the  stomach and bowels puts  an end to INDIGESTION,  relieves pain and  Cores Windy  Spasms  Price COwnti per bottlo.  A.J. WHITS ��t CO.  Sold E��crr��hora.  , Montreal.'  A   Certain  Cure  for Croup���Used  for  Ten  Years without a Failure.  Mr. W. C. Bott, a Star City, Ind.,  hardware merchant, is enthusiastic in  his praise of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy. His children have all been  subject to croup and he has used this  remedy for the past ten years, and  though they much feared the croup,  his wife and he always felt safe upon  retiring when a 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.    Tbe Wav to Get There.  If you chance to lose your grip  Some dark day, young feller,  Don't parade a droopin' lip,  Ner begin to beller;  Jest spit on yer hands, my son,  An' a fresh trail foller;  Run the race you've got to run���  Don't lie down an' holler!  Grab a fresh hold; don't you quit,  'Cause yon've made one blunder;  No use squealin' that yer bit ���  You're the dog 'twins under.  Jest put up a sassv light,  An' I'll bet a dollar  That you're goin' to come our right���  Don't lie down an' holler!  Set. yer teeth and show yer sand.  S'pose you chance to tumble;  That's the time to play yer hand,  'Taint no use to grumble.  If yer out to win it name,  Or to win the dollar,  Here'? tlie way to bag the game���  Don't lit* down an' holler!  ���Los Angeles Express.  AVKRAGK PIUCES  OF COPPER.  ���New York-  Month. 190G  January  18.SI  February  17.8H  March  18 lit!  Auril  18.157  Ma*.'  1S.-15  June  18,-U  July  18.10  August  18 43  September..  October  November..  December. .  Year   19.14  21.27  21.99  2:1.0.1  19..S5  1907  24.50  24.93  25.07  24.27  24.15  22.82  22.12  18.H5  15.50  190(5  13.41  18.11  18.(54  lS.lilS  18.72  18.71  18.5S  IS.(11  19.2!)  21.71  22.-54  23.3S  19.00  1907  24.8S  25.20  25.47  24.87  25 17  24.01  2i.:si  IS 25  10.04  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, conferB all high  Bchool privileges, and prepares for teachers' 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 Dni-  versitv work, can take students through  the complete ArtB Course, and tlie degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toi-  imfo University, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Rev. J. P. B"-v��H. Bursar.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM F.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," "Raven  Fractional," and "Toratitiila Fractional," Mineral Claims situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located���  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II. Hallett, as  Agent for ERIC K. Jackson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 10056, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder (or Certificates of Improvements, for Ihe purpose- of  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And further Take Notice that action, under  section ??, must be coinnieuced before the issuance of such Certificates ol  improvements.  Dated this 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44_ T. H. II - I.r.HTT.  omorrow ��  A five stamp mill lias been ordered  for the Golden Zone group, near Medley, together with a 5 x 7 hoist and  boiler and engine. It will be furnished  by the Jenckes Machine Co., Sherbrooke, Que., and will be shipped in  via Keremeos.  i Church Services Tomorrow  o iv^.-^%'-^%^^^'--**^^%^��^v^^%.o  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. 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. YVellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'   Presbyterian   Church  Preaching      Service       tomorrow     at  7:30   p. m.   Sunday school and Bible  class at io:og a.m.  A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our I.ady o(  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  .liction 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  Eclipsing the record of every other  month prior to it, September saw 1,071  timber licenses issued by the provincial department of lands and works.  The fees for the above amounted to  $143,102.20.  A pencil mark here _.  is it reminder that vour subscription to tliIt> paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appi'fi-:,"'e your  proiuptat.teiition.        .����$"  PHOBIMIX     BEER |  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 furn-sh a really delectable article.  Ask for our Bottled Beer  ���  ��� BINER St SONS, Propt.  t    Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Phoenix Brewing Company  Phoenix, B.C.  ��&-   We hive the only ICE MAKING MACHINE In the Boundary.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUKDOCK HclNTYRE, Prop.  35  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Have taken  over  the Lumber  Yard  and will carry  a  full  stock.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  Prompt Attention to   orders  at any hour of day or night.  Knob Hill Ave.        (phonem.)       Phoenix, B. C.  Dominion Ave.. Near City Hall*  *��9 PHOENIX, B. C. �������  Carnages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited.  'PHONE 37.  -3*i-3h.^..3?-. ..^ ,3*t ,3,f,  ^ . ^ .^p ��� ��jp ...n^y .^ J5^  W/>e  Phoenix  Pioneer  Is acknowledged by these who read it regularly to he 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 subsetibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Ptib. Co.,  Phoenix, B.C.  NOTK���Wc have atew Copte* ofthe Inst PIONUBR ANNUAL left, price    15 cent*  each, or a copy will lie scut free to a new subscriber.  ���eftw  mmmmm  Cheap rates from all points  in ONTARIO and MARI-  -TIME   Provinces,   on   sale  daily  s?pt.i:0ct3i  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 7  PHOENIX  $39.45  MONTREAL  OTTAWA  HALIFAX  $46.10  44.85  56.40  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. P7A.,  Nelson, B.C.        Vancouver, B.C.  ilalpllOiMS:-:  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  dfc-The most perfectly appointed Health  aud Pleasure Resort In the. West, with a com*  pletcsyatein of Baths���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curativ:  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoue aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all MeUHiePoiaons from th  jystem  The graudeur ol .he scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,waterlalls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursirns  kennl*. Its winter climate is unsurpassed tor  mUdneiw HARRY McINTOSH,    ���  Proprietor  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, geography, geolcgy, 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  withcut 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 it 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, and in  the matter of the Title of Lot 6. Block 12 and Lot  3, Block 13, Olt: Ironsides subdivision (Map 6 ),  Town of Pnoeuix, B.t-.  WHEREAS the Certificate of Title of John C.  Bradlkv being- Certificate of Title No 4535a has  been lost or destroyed, and application has been  made for a duplicate thereof. N'OTfCK IS  HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate Certificate of  Title to the above hereditaments will be issued  at the expiration of one Month from the date  hereof, unless in the meantime valid objection to  contrary is made to me in writing.  :,and Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C.,  July a6tb, 1907  II. EDMONDS,  District Registrar.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form K.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTIU E.  ���'Murray Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mineral Division of Vale District.  Where locatrd��� In Wellington Camp.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Isaac II. Hallett, as  Agent for David Oxley, Free  Miner's Certificate,  o. B67S7, and Thomas Russell. Free Miner's  Certificate. No. B6764, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Milting Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above claim.  And further Take Notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated this icth day of August, A.D., 1907.  I.  H.HAI.LKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  N OTIC IC.  "Florence No. 2 Fractional" Mineral Claim,  ��*'tuate in the Greenwood Mining Division ot  VuU district. Where located:���In (ireenwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE, lli.it T.Isaac H. Hallett, ns  agent for Joseph J. Hasnett, Free Miner's Cerrifi  ������ate, No. B111176, intend, sixtv dnys from dat-.-  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder fbr n  Certificate of Improvements, forth*/ purpose of  obtaining 11 Crowu Grant of the abuvc cla in.  And further Take Notice that action, tnid- r  Section 37. must be commence"; befor<- (.]���-  issuance    f.���.ich ("ertiucate of Imp-nvemriitji,  Dated this   th day of September, A.D , 1^7.  5>- i- h. HALLirrr.  70  y i  *\t L ��� *  i��*i  ���am^  f  4'  ���'i  7  f  <*"<*ttL  3   t  ���nmnihMiMiiayMaMWfflim Hhm  M  IP.  IP  j[ V;1 A  m  m-  M,1"   t'l V L  *   I     !  :f  PI  SHARP ca IRVINE GO,  lOS Wall St. Wi0^^   .Spokane. Wash.  We offer the following stocks subject to prior sale ami market fiunctnations.  600 to SXY16 Mh-    a Coal, Pooled 38  500to5Jl       .  ^. Amalgamated Coal ..    .        .071:'.  , 20 to   100)?. C. Copper:       5.50 *  500 to 3000 Colfax Coal & Coke, Pooled........       .15  70 to  200 Dominion Copper.  2 76  500 to 2000 Galbraith Coal .[..[........     "'.27  5 to    20 Gran by Smelter    yO.OO  nnn   - ���        -1   ���      -.-t     ..    ������    .  VHE   PHOENIX   PIONEER.  I In and Around Phoenix &  ^j ^ BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL   AND   GENERAL Sc  ^ INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. ���** g*  Bid  .95  1.25  .05  .00^  .24  .25  .08^  1000 to 2000 j ii vincible Kail Joint. ..  100 to 1000 International Coal   100 to   200 Kendjil) Gold,Montana.  1000 to2000 Nicola Coal Ltd..   1000 to 2000 Panhundle   Smelter...'.'  500 to 1000 Rainbter  7 ;...!  509 to 4000 Royal Collieries    400 to 2000 Sullivan ~  100 to   500 Snowstorm       1.50  BUY COAL STOCKS  .More money has Iipmm made  from   inventing in  coal  stockfi  tlian from  iinv  other class of investiii.sin.-.   We holieve any of our clients purchasing, either G11I  braith, Royal Collieries 01   A lbcrla  Coal and  Coke at present priees  will make  handsome profits during 1 In next six months.  '.���'''���ROYAL COLLIERIES, LTD.     ,  Tnis is How stock which we have just placed on the market and is  worthy of  the closest investigation by prospective investors.    The property is controlled by  Mr. A. C. Fhimerfeltand 11. N. Galer and itssoeiates;  The Royal Collieries property is situated near Lethbridge, Alberta and ag  gregates more than 0000 acres, adjoining tin* famous Gait Coal Mine, which lias  shipped steadily for twenty years and has earned enormous profite. The Royal  (round is underlaid with a four foot seam of splendid domestic coal that mines in  bright clean blocks such as the bulk of consumers demand in coal for household  purposes. Tbe company is already shipping from the Barnes mine which forms  part of the Royal Collieries.  AT 25 CENTS PER SHARE  The Royal Shares promise to return 111 rgo profits and to advance rapidly.  For further information write us at once. Write for our booklet describing a few  of the best coal Companies operating in the famous Crows Nest Pass Coal  District.  Apply to  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For sale,   small  six   room   cottage.  Apply at the Pioneer office.  Dry wood   in   car  lots.  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before   buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T, Gardner.  Prescriptions carefully prepared  at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Secure one of the violins at Albin  Almstrom before they are all  gone.  ��� F. E. Frizell, formerly in the C.P.R.  office  in   Phoenix,  is  now agent at  Eholt. b  J. L. Martin will attend to the subscriber's business during his temporary  absence from Phoenix. A. S. Hood  When Children Should Wear Glasses.  1. When their eyes are not  straight.  2. When they cannot  distinctly see)  the blackboard.  3. When reading, if they squint,  hold the book sideways or too close.  4* When they tire easily of reading  or studying.  All sure signs that great benefit will  be derived from wearing glasses.  Satisfaction guaranteed.���A, D.  Morrison, Jeweler & Optician.  WATCHE  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald. ''      ..  Travelling theatrical companies have  not been visiting Phoenix of late.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Musical instruments and supplies at  Toronto prices at Alhin Almstkom's  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.  ���  A. I).. Morrison, of Grand Forks,  will be at his Phoenix store next  I hursday, October ��4th, with a full  line of optical goods.  7  The  C. p.   R.   wish   to annonnce  round trip rates of fare and  third  for  thanksgiving tickets, on sale Oct. 29-  30-31. with final limit Nov. 2nd.  .Petitions,   largely signed, were  recently sent from this camp to the Dominion   government,  praying  that no  more Oriental immigration  to  British  Columbia be permitted.  ���'��� City   Clerk  Stephens  did  a   large  Watch Lost.  Lost near Great Northern station,  one Elgin gold-filled Watch, initials P.  M. engraved on back ' of case. Suitable reward will be paid if watch is  left at E. A. Black's Jewelry Store.  Latest Mining Stock Quotations.  Alberta Coal aud Coke  B.C. Copper   Cariboo McKinney... .'  Galbraith Coal   International Coal.  Jumbo, Ross   business 7a7ul .k-"^"1".'3- "?   a   'arRe  Ln Plata Mines.,..  ousiness early this week in the way of Nicola Coal Mines..  receiving   cash   for  realty   taxes,   the  North Star   time limit for taking advantage  of the  Eanh1a,n<U,e'Smelter.  rebate expiring on Tuesday.    The city iX^'0���*00'"'  Reported bv B. B.   Mighton   & Co.,  Nelson,B.C. Corrected to Oct. 9, 1907.  BID  .37  5.62   ~.���..o, 03  Cons. Smelters , 101.00  Domin. Copper      2.02  Diamond Vale Coal...       .17  Granby     80.00  /--��"������"-'������---��� ,26  .92  .06  .12  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-dafc  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Eoomi  Corner Knob Hill Are:, and First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  .. �������� *   McMASTER  Proprietor.  .0.  '%%^X^%^^X^  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms'.  Steam   jfi    Heated  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop.  . A little girl was welcomed into the  home of Mr. and Mrs, William Sampson, at the Rawhide mine October 1 ith.  Victor M. Sherbino was made happy  by the arrival of a nine pound boy  . last Saturday night, at the Greenwood  hospital.  Danny Deane's r3 room house, adjoining Dr. Dickson's residence, under  contract by H. A. Munro, is now in  the hands of the plasterers and painters.  ���. Trustees of the miners' union  recently decided to finish up the interior ofthe opera house, the metallic  sheathing for theprocenium arch being  partly on hand now.  f. J; Cramer (20)  of Spokane, and  Miss Bessie Matthewson (19) of Bell-1  ingham, Wash., were   granted  a  marriage license last Saturday in Spokane.  Both formerly resided in Phoenix.  William Biner, who left here some  weeks ago, is now down in southern  California, 12. miles from Mexico, and  writes that in the farming country  where he is the mercury gets up to 94  in the shade these days.  Rev, Samuel Lundie. states  that, if  no    ��...      -��   uvtiUMJi *  treasury is better off by several  ands of dollars.  thous-  Stewart   Telk-Kwa Mines  White Bear   Robert Horrell, who went to   Van-  couvertwo or three  weeks ago,   has  decided to start in business there  and  w".remain. ...His. business  here  will,    aKJl-lu  tTrS ^ M,Uf * f��r,the present'  but  intend to appl;*  at  the next sittingof  th* fcm.i., m.n -.-- ..... . . I the Board of l{cenm Commissionersffor  the City of Phoenix, for a transfer of the  Liquor License held by me for the Butte  Hotel, to'Lticiani and Vichrv.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  I the family will also take  up residence  in Vancouver after a time.  John   Simpson,   B.A.,  principal   of  the   public   school,   states   that   the I ��� ' Ja��m McCmw.  school will be re-opened next Monday Dated at Phoenix, B. C  morning at the usual hour. No pupils  will, be admitted, however," without  certificates showing that they have  been vaccinated within the last four  years.  this 12th day of October,  1907. .*.-������     '  Still CrylDj.  The Canadian postoffice has a surplus of a million dollars and ' yet the |  cry for a better mail service is heard  from many parts of the country, says  the Greenwood Ledge. The department seems to care more for piling up  a surplus and stopping the spread of  intelligence by hampering the press,  than it does for bettering the postal  system in some parts of the Dominion.  WALL PAPER  w.  Information Wanted. .'.->'.  farther cases   of^W^i so^^^r^^^  evening service will be resumed in  steader   here   ^n^^l    ^  -Andrews  Presbyterian  church   to- regard^zK   t��r   IhfTT'l  morrow, but .there will be no   Sunday heard of in Ph^�� ���   ��� ' t   ��   was  last  school til. the fbllowingSabbat��     ?7 ^��^*!^������J^^  St.'lAndrews  L      1    *..    . :   *ju*.iuay    ucaru OI in fnomiy in  school till the following :Sabbath7: The  descripuS ��a��s  The Maple Leaf hotel fproperty this  .week changed hands again, being purchased outright from J. L. Martin by  Angelo Schulli, th.e_:price-not-being  "mMe pupllcrrtMr. Schulli took possession oh;Mpnday.; ���/:-��� -":':.  This week a photograph was made  of the apple tree at the residence of J.  was 5 feet 6 inches high, aged about  23 years, had fair complexion, slim  build and blue eyes. Relatives would  like to learn of hisjshereabouts.   Laccb for Lemieux.  It is said that our polite postmaster-  general, the Hon. Mr. Lemieux, will  be sent to Japan and China to settle  We carry in stock  such*  known makes as  WALTHAM,   ELGIN  OMEGA,    ROCKFORD  ILLINOIS, Etc.  We can give you a   17  Jewel  Waltham, Elgin or Omega  in a heavy nickel cup  case  for $10, other grades priced  accordingly.       We    have  something   new   in   a   24  Jeweled Rockford, call and  see it.  BLACK,  Jeweler J*  Phone No.  MARwSH BLOCK and dining room ,  FURNISHED   ROOMS I  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Centrally Located.    No Bur. j  Victoria Ave., Phoenix, B. C.         MISS IDA L. BAKER, Prop *  aawa**Mmaaam  '^ms^mt^ilMk^msm^m  Carney  Copper stock advanced to 18 1-2 cents per  share after Sept. 15th.  Only 20,000more  for sale.   ~~ ^. j. j wc adit io japan ana China to settle  rw   L. Martin, from which   samples  were [the trouble about  Asiatics  landing in  sent, through Martin Burrell. of Grand I Canar)*-*     a<* ��.�� , . ������   -  Under New Management  Hotel /Uexanclerl  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  sent, through Martin Burrell, of Grand  Forks, in the collection of fruits now  on the way to England. It will probably be a surprise, not only to Englishmen, but to residents of this province,  to learn that fruit can* be successfully  grown at an elevation of 4,600 feet.  The apple tree is of the Yellow Transparent variety.  Canada. As he was successful in keeping Lowery's Claim out ofthe mail, a  little thing like this Oriental business,  should be a lunch for him. Probably,  as he is anxious to have a surplus in  his department, he will arrange to have  the Japs and Chinks come through in  the mail sacks, at so many stamps to  the pound.���Ledge.  Uur Jball and Winter  Stock now. on display,  with a large variety and  wide range to select  from.  -"- ������ Gomo-in and-inoDOCt '.-    j samples.  McRae Bros. Ltd.  Stationers, News Dealers, Etc.  Knob Hih Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bunk Block, Phoenix, B. C.  *&  Subject to Confirmation, We Will Sell  Pboealx, B C.'  1000 Alberta Coal f Free).....        .38  500 B.C. Amalgamated Coal,      Bid  100 B. C. Copper..........:;      0.00  :10CQ Cariboo-McKinney .          .04  ;   16 Cone. Smelters  105.00  2500 Diamond Vale Coal         .17  100 Dominion Copper...      3,00  PHOENIX  BAKERY  Having secured a first-class  baker, I. am prepared to .deliver  promptly, the best Breaij, Cake  and Pies. Satisfiaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  'Phone A55.     W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  ..We,  snot*  500 C-ialbraith Coal.  1000 International Coal  10000 Li t tie Bertha.....'...  2000 Rambler Cariboo...  2000 Tel-Kwa Mines.  ^lote .J"/1"*'HEWITT MINING stock at $6.00 per share   Do  allow    this    opportunity    to   pass,      Write Tor   prospectus"  .27  .97  .05  .25  .13  1 mi x>est. sioeK of ���  FURNITURE, RUG*. Etc  w  ever shown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and  more varied -took than before  bi rsr rvs . .  larger  -��-���-���-  B. B, Mighton .& Co.  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  DRAWER 1082  NE1LSON. B. C.  This is the .'atest com| any organized and controlled by  Messrs. A. C. Flunierfelt and H. N. Galer. The Coal area  consists of 7,000 acres, the feam being continuation of famous  Gait Mines near Lethbridge. Alberta. It is already a jjoinx  concern hnving been mined for some years.  A new modern plant will be installed and  active operations carried on by new officials on large scal��.  It is bound to br* a-Money .Maker.  We are now offering the First allotment  of Treasury  Shares at 25 cpnts per sha.ro.   Place vour order at ONCE.  WE MAKE M0NEV FOR OUR CLIENTS  We started International Coal sharea at 25cta. It is now a dividend payer, and sellin<r at 90c. and will .still advance.  We started Alberta Coai siiares at 25c. and they are now sel-  ling for 40c. and will continue to advance."  We are now offeriiifr ROVAL COLLIERIES st 26c. and  have  no hesitation in recommending them to onr clients, as a  safe and profitable investment.  Place your orders \*ith   us before price advances  BRITISH AMERICAN TRUST CO. LTD.  ;����� 'WSCAL AGENTS gS  g    Or. M.  F-BIPP,   Manager Grand Forks, B   c.  JAME5  ONEENTRANCE ONLY  Knob  Hill Ave*  PHONE   64  ������������S^��(^  WATCH REPAR[NG A SPECIALTY ]  Fixing a watch looks easy, but it takes j  a lot of  knowledge and practice.    We  have both.   For that reason it will  be j  wise.to bring yours here  WHEN IT NEEDS FIXING.  We guarantee all our work. When  we hand you back your watch you can  depend upon it being all right in every |  particular. Our charges are very moderate, too. Try us when you have watch  trouble.  D. MORRISON  PHOENIX, B. 0.  &00<><K>0<><><HKK>(?<K><>-CH>0 OOOOOOcQ  H. A. Munro  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  ... .Dealer in....  Lime, Brick,   Lumber and  all   Building   Material. ��  OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B .0.     ��  / PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED A  K>0<>0<H><KK>"0-<>03<K^^  The  William Hunter Co., Limited  Bnitttrtlon 2wstme.  ommton  Douse  .<C. lb. jfloobt iprop.  If you warn t0 fainple Hie finest  stock or Wines. I,iquorn and Cigars  in the country, ju��t follow the crowd  up, the Hill to Clmrile Floods Do-  minion Hotel. Follow the lights at  night.  Special. Attention to Dining   Room  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  I    Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goodi  new  The  If YOtf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's SBifts You will find it bard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms. .  Mfeil's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those  stylish blocks, in Black and Brown,  Mef&'s Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SliitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladiel'~vVaists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  4x����M��MPBWr  ^jaftfa^Ml*i^i'��JUS^^

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