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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 23, 1909

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 AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  I--...'; ���,:���.....,....."���..:...'V  >-...  V.   ��-.-. ��� .. -'���''  /)   ���-.      ,-;    '-:   '   -:.��<���:; -v-.'-i  M  Tenth -Year.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, 'OCTOBER 23,1 1909,  No; 48"  <3  PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS NOV. 25  Premier McBride Submits Railway Policy for. Approval of  Electors���Nominations Nov. U  These   Heaters are   air-tight, and  Insure  Perfect Comfort these cool  evenings.   "    .   '    ..,.. .*   ... .',...,.. .'  We have eight different varieties of  these Stoves, ranging in price from  $4.50 to $18  ,   'PHONE NO. 9  SEE WINDOW,  The. British   Columbia   legislature  dissolved   on   Wednesday     and    the  general elections takes place on   Nov  ember 25  ember n  agreement   betweer   **-- ^---        " ��� '  and   the Canadian   Northern  company, Premier McBride   made the  following   statement   in   Victoria   on  Tuesday:  ." 1 have recently been carrying^ on  negotiations with the Canadian Northern railway company for extension  of its lines to the Pacific coast. It  has been my intention not to submit  my railway policy to the people of  British Columbia until I was in a  position to announce a concrete proposition in the nature of a contract with  a responsibleorganization for immediate  construction of the road. This I am  able to do in respect of two lines of  railway, and it has therefore seemed  advisable to dissolve the house and  ask the approval of the people of the  contract which the Government ha��  made. The house will therefore be  dissolved tomorrow, nominations will  be held on Nov. 11 and elections on  Nov. 25,  "We have entered into a contract  with the C.N.R. for the construction of  a road from the Yellowhead Pass to  Kamloops by way of the North  Thompson river, from Kamloops to  New Westminster and Vancouver, and  from a point near Vancouver to English Bluff to make first-class connection  with Victoria, both for. passengers.and  freight, and to build a railway from  Victoria to Barclay Sound.    The dis  tance in all will  be  600 miles.    To  assist the company in the construction  I of the  road,   which   will  cost  about  with nominations on   Nov-1 $50,000 per  mile.    For  security   the  After   the  signing   of  an j Government will hold a first mortgage  between   the  Government ] on the lines of the railway in  British  railway j Columbia, and will   hav-e a  covenant  with  the  company  indemnifying trie  province  against   any   loss.'    By  the  time this railway is finished the CiN.R.  will have at least  5000; miles of line  through a highly  productive country.  The company has already  been  guaranteed from  other provincial  governments interest  on  its Bonds and has  never defaulted in its interest and the  provinces have never been called upon  to pay a  single  dollar.    No  Asiatics  will be employed on  thi construction  and the standard wages will be  paid.  Work is to begin within three  months  after the lieutenant governor gives  his  assent to the bill, and the  whole  line  m 'st be finished within four years.  "An agreement has. also been made  with the Kettle Valley railway company for the construction of a line  fiom Midway to Nicola, where connection will be made with the C.P.R.  The Kettle Valley company has a subsidy from the Dominion government  for the construction of a line between  those points, and the Provincial government has arranged to survive the  old Midway & Vernon subsidy of  $5000   per   mile  for   150   miles, and  AGREEMENT REACHED  IN POINT_ OF WAGES  By  Ex-Dominion   Employees  ^nd New Dominion C6.".~...  The indications for the resumption  of work at the -Rawhide mine in the  course of a couple of weeks are particularly bright at present. ���:'''���'  After two or three meeting? of the  unpaid miners of the former Dominion,  company, and conferences with John  Seward, manager for the New Dominion, the employees who had wages  due them voted on Wednesday night  to accept from the new company an  offer of 75 per cent..in full payment  of their claims.  The proposition before the miners  was that while the new company was  under no obligation in regard to .the  unpaid wages, it would be willing to  pay 75 per cent, in order to reimburse  former employees.and clear away any  possible friction in connection with the  resuming of operations at the Dominion  properties. Local merchants, in order  to issist the men and facilitate in the  resumption of work, agreed to give a'  12/^2 per cent, discount on all accounts  incurred by such miners on tendering  the checks of the New Dominion cbhY-  pany in payment. In other words, the  checks received by ..exrDominion employees wilj be worth ri2j4 per cent,  of face value in making purchases;  Mr. Seward could hot say definitely  when the money will be paid but expected the checks would be ready in  about ten days.  , With the matter of wages cleared up  Mr. Seward anticipates that��� the New  Dominion will commence operations  at the Rawhide mine about the. first  week in November, though resumption  Burglars are operating in Greenwood.  ,*���'���.' ��� ' '  ,..';! j;- H.  McNeil  of Grand  Forks is  opening a'feed store in Greenwood;^-���������  The Greenwood assizes may be cancelled on account of a smaUrdocket;  , A smallforce of men have been put  to work on the Elkhorn mine hear  Greenwood, in charge;ofrJames Sutherland.     ..... .,   ;���   ,     \, .      ... ..;' ..  A new dry is being erected at Mother  Lode mine to replace the .one recently  destroyed by fire. The new building  will be'5ox3o feet. . .. -  m-s  apply it to the route referred to.   This I at the Brooklyn and Idaho, properties,  will entail a cash subsidy of $750,000,  which would call for an annual interest  charge of $22,006, but the Kettle  River Valley company agrees  to pay  HUNWKENDRICK CO., LTD.  MORRIN, THOMPSON & CO.  HEATING  STOVES  WE HAVE A COMPLETE  STOCK  -PRICES FROM  .��� 1  *.*  ���-;  TO  Yot* Will fee  Lose* ii YOU  DO NOT EXAMINE OUR  LINE BEFORE  PURCHASING  PREMIER  MCBK1DE, WHO  IS APPEALING TO THE ELECTORS  taxes on the 150 miles, subsidized,  which will reduce the interest charges  to about $9000 per year. For this  sum the province will secure construe  tion of 260 miles of 1 ail way through  the most productive part of the province. This line will pass through  Penticton and Aspen Gro'e, where  there are large copper deposits, will  make a detour to the south to obtain  easy grades until it comes within six  miles of Princeton, where it will swing  north to Nicola. In connection with  the Nicola branch of the C.P.R. this  road will provide a through route for  the Boundary and Kootenays and give  a new railroad to Spokane. Thus it  will be seen the government has been  able to secure  construction of  about  860 miles of railway at an annual cost  of $9000, and  open up a large and  productive part of British Columbia.  With respect todevelopment schemes  in general, Premier McBride promised  immediate construction of. more public  highways, and adjustment of taxation  on a more equitable basis, and to provide for permanency of tenure of crown  lands. In conclusion he stated that  on the points ot better terms and  Asiatic immigration, the government's  policy would not be changed. British  Columbia must remain a white man's  country.  A plebiscite upon the question of  local option will be taken at the same  time as the orovincial elections.  Musical Recital  That Phoenix will shortly have a  wealth of musical talent was greatly  emphasized at the recital given by  pupils of Fridolph Werner in the opera  house Thursday evening. A large  audience of citizens greeted the musicians, and their performance was not  only highly creditable but a pleasing  surprise to those who were not aware  of the musical advancement being  made locally under Mr. Werner. The  artistic rendering of selections on the  piano by the younger pupils was a revelation, while the technique and expression evinced by advanced students  in difficult classic numbers indicated  rare ability as pianists and augurs well  for their elevation in the musical world.  In violin selections Mr. Sallis displayed  no slight talent on the king of instruments. Vocal solos and a duet by Miss  Evans and Mr. McCammon and a solo  by Miss E. Murray, who assisted in the  program, were also much enjoyed, and  selections by the orchestra was a feature of the entertainment.  Curlers (Jelling In Trim  An enthusiastic meeting of the  Phoenix Curling club was held on  Friday evening and matters of general  interest as to the approaching season  were discussed. The financial statement showed the association to be in  the most healthy condition it had  been for some years. While many  former members have removed from  Phoenix it is expected that a large  number of new recruits will be enlisted  this winter. R. J. Gardner, who purposes leaving the city, tendered his  resignation as secretary-treasurer, which  was a matter of general regret to the  members of the club; he was tendered  a hearty vote of thanks for his services  to the club in the past. New officers  were elected as follows: President,  Charles D. Hunter; vice-president, V.  M. Sherbino; secretary treasurer, J. A.  Hartley; executive, G. L. McNichol,  J. J. Strutzel, and G. R. Smith.  Greenwood  hospital  out of a tag social.  realized   $150  beyond development work, is indefinite.  It is probable the Rawhide mine  will be operating a force of 100 men  before the end of November. Accord  ing to the plans mapped out by Mr.  Seward a large amount of surface work  will be required, improvements made  and the extraction of ore systemized  before shipping will commence. ���".--.  The ores from the Dominion mines  were formerly crushed at the company's  smelter; but as there is no-crusher at  the B.C. smelter, to which the Rawhide  will' ship, a crusher will be- installed  at the mine before any shipments are  made. It. is proposed ,to remove the  crusher from.the Boundary. Falls,smel  ter to- the Rawhide as sooff af^pos^ible.  '^AVith the-Rawhide ih^dp'eratlon^trie*  company intend tp put a force to work  oh .the.exploratory and development of  the Brooklyn and Idaho. It is the  opinion of those familiar , with, the  Brooklyn that there is yet a large  amount of excellent ore in the property,  the ledge extending into the ' Montezuma claim owned by   the   Dominion.  , ; Eighty-one"cars of ore, averaging  35 tons each, left Phoenix over the  C.P.R. oh Wednesday. Seventy 50.  ton cars of ore left via the Great Northern on Thursday.  The Greenwood Phoenix Tramway  company is,said to have made p&y-  merits during the past few days'on  bonds Held on properties along the  route'of'their proposed tunnel;  Operations at the Bay ' mine are  proving encouraging at present, the  ledgeiincreasing in width with develops  meat work. Some splendid samples of  gold bearing ore have been taken from  the property.  j J.. A. Bertois, of Cascade, is. adding  a storey to his hotel, providing accommodation for 17 more guests, arid  possibility for eight more rooms to be  finished if need. The growing summer  hotel trade for Christina Lake necessitates increase of accommodation and  Mr. Bertois is building with that business in view.���-Gazette.  OFRECOW  '..-. '.__,V--;,;- "���''���l'V ��� '����;��*'r}$:$,      '  -it  ���13  Gp^  ���.'T��'(->.^.;-''.--  Ions  m  ^te'-WeeVsC&t-ptit Iiiargesfin  ] Histoiy of tfei^^  Recent samples taken from the  Guiditta claim, on the West Fork, near  camp McKinney, are stated to have  assayed nearly $300 to the ton. The  property is owned, by John Morrell  and samples assayed in Spokane gave  gold values of $281 and $9.80 in  silver. Comparatively little development work has yet been done on the  claim   CONSOLIDATED M. & S.  ANNUAL REPORT  Reflects    Prosperous   Year���  Company's Capital Increased  The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company of Canada in its fiscal  year ended June 30 last earned a net  profit of $329,004 after writing off  $rs3,2'r8���-for -depreciation on prlant  and equipment.  The Consolidated company owns  the Trail smelter and mines at Phoenix, Rossland, and Moyie, and is the  largest producer of lead in this country,  its copper up to the present being a  secondary matter. Its lead product  is all used in Canada and the silver is  shipped to the Orient. The copper  product is shipped in the form of  matte to Tacoma and from there  reaches the eastern American refineries  and figures in the monthly statements  of the Copper  Producers' association.  The capital stock of the company  was increased from $5,500,000 to $7,-  500,000 at a meeting of the directors  held recently in Toronto. The annual  report of Managing Director W. H.  Aldridge will be found on the third  page of this issue.  PreBentallon to Mr. and Mrs. Turner  Mr. and Mrs. George D. Turner  left Thursday morning for Vancouver,  where Mr. Turner will represent well-  known interests in the real estate business. On the eve of their departure a  number of old-timers and friends in the  city took them by surprise and presented them with a beautiful cabinet of  table silver-ware, accompanied by  a complimentary address. J. E.  Thompson read the address, which expressed the esteem in which Mr. and  Mrs. Turner have been held during  their long residence in the city, and  the regret of citizens in the departure  of one who had been ' prominently  identified with every move of public  enterprise as well as the social welfare  and general progress of Phoenix.  Mr. and Mrs. Turner will be greatly  missed. As principal of the local  school for three years Mr. Turner won  himself an enviable reputation, and as  accountant for the Hunter-Kendrick  company during the past six years he  has been so actively associated with  ihe business progress of the city thai  his removal i.s a distinct loss to Phoenix; Mrs. Turner has been equally  prominent in social circles, and the  best wishes of their friends accompany  them to Vancouver.  Local Political Pot  The announcement of the provincial elections has set local political  parties in a whirl and the next week  will- probably see each, of the three  parties represented in the. local field.:  iJohh'lSicThnis.of Phoehl?r?whft-w.P  represented this riding in the legislature during -'the past' terrhj- will undoubtedly again be the: candidate of ano: js being operated by  the Socialist party. of   progressive '���ranchers.  For the Conservatives a. number ��*>f -���-  The Granby mines at^Phoenix have  erkered on a,new era of'fracturing past  records in the tonnage of ore shipped  to the comfianyJs smelter; I This weeds' '  output amounted to 27,573 tons, and  not only exceeded that of,the, previous  week by 5,000 tons but is the largest  seven"''days' tonnage on record, and "  this tonnage, would 'probably have  been larger had it not been for lack of  cars on the^ pa/t_ of ,the railway ^companies.      " " "5'"'" '"' '"'���''"';1V' '' ' * ���  On Sunday the shipments were 4700 \J  tons,. 4800 tons on Wednesday and -  on Thursday amounted to over 5000, ....  which-exceeded-by..nearly. a.thousand.....  tons any previous 24 hours' output.  iBut these records cannot be expected  to last for long. With the eight new  smelter furnaces now in shape to consume 4000 tons of ore per day and  the'mines'capable of outputting-"up-~  wards of 5000 tons, if required, in- a  similar period, larger records will follow,..-  shortly. The shipments ,from .the  Granby for the year to date have now  passed the 800,000 markJ '   -  -;  'Incidentally the total shipments' of iV  ore from- Boundary i mines ;this week   i  exceeds by 2000 tons the largest seven   I  days' tonnage of not only during  the  balmy mining days of 1907, but in the  history of the district, :.:,:;'  The total shipments of ore for the >  year to date from the Snowshoe mine,  which has recently been shipping up  to 700 tons daily to Trail smelter, now  amounts to 137,520 tons and has  passed' its record of 135,000 tons in -'���'  the twelve months of 1907.  ��� Mother Lode and Oro Denoro mine  both show increases in ore shipments  to the British Columbia smelter over  those of last week. '������;.  well-known gentlemen have  been suggested during the past year as aspirants  to car.y ;the Government's oanrier in  the Grand Forks riding, but at present  it appears to be a foregone conclusion  that Ernest Millar, of Grand Forks,  the defeated candidate in the last provincial campaign, will again be the  nominee of local Conservatives. G. M.  Fripp of Grand Forks is the most promi  nent of other possible candidates. A  convention for the selection of a standard bearer will be held in Grand Forks  next Thursday.  Who will represent the Liberal party  in the local field is a matter of conjecture, though the honors are said to  have been placed on the shoulders of  J. E Thompson of Phoenix and  George Clark of Grand Forks to decide which will lead the party to victory. Neither of the gentlemen appear to be seeking the honor, though  a creditable run would undoubtedly be  made with either of them in the fight  for the Liberals.  r.j The -West  Fork,  as   far;as; Rock   1  .Creek, jsjriD-*..conucov^^i  dary cities by telephone.  The,line has  twelve connections, aud has been built  a syndicate  The tele- ���  ��f phone has been a long-felt want on the  West Fork, and will be a valuable asset  to promising ranches of. the district,  bringing.them into phone communication with all the connections of the B.  C. Telephone company. The ranchers  expect the phone system' will pay for  itself in a short time.  Litest Mining Stock Quotations.  BID  Alberta Coal and Coke      .04  B.C. Copper      6.25  Douain. Copper 03  Granby      100.00  Charles Dickens   Cons. Smelters     80.00  Copper King 03  Gertie 02  Hecla       2.75  International Coal...       .82  Kendall        .28  Missoula Copper...... .2  Nabob  .3  Rambler-Cariboo  .9  Rex 07K  Snowstorm       1.45  Snowshoe  .6  Stewart  37)��  I Tamarack-Chesapeake       .70  ASKED  .05  6.50  .05  115.00  85.66  .03V  ���02K  4.00  .84  0.68  .03  ���3��  .10  1.46  .50  .90  -\q--,JEreSH5H5-15c1��ESE5--��ESZ5H5H^^  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The fallowing table give* the ore ihipments of Boundary mines lor   1900,  I 1903. 1904, 1905,  1906, 1907, 1908 and 1909, as reported to the Phoenix Fioneer���  Oct 33, "09  1901       1902       1903  -���3I-.76* 309.858 393.7'S  1,731    30,800   71,911  1904       1905  549.703 653.8S9  MlNB.  I Granby Mine*.  1 Snowshoe..._   I Phoenix Amal._  ] B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode....   99.��34 <4*.i33<> I33<��79   WH.*<>8 U7.57<>  B. C Mine......   47.405   14.811    19.365  1900  801,404  8,436  1907       1908  613.537 10-13,747  135,001     48.SK)  1909  800.194  137.530  Bmma.  Oro Denoro....  I Bonnie Belle   I Doui. Cop. Co....  Br'lclyn-Slem..  Idaho.   Rawhide   Sunset-   Mountn Rose..  Athelstan   Morrison   JR. Bell   J Senator   I Brey Fogle   {No. 37   j Reliance   j Sulphur King....  Winnipeg ���..  I Golden Crown...  I King Solomon...  3ig Copper   I No. 7 Mine...  650     8,530  ".937  15.537  37.960  16,400  9.48s  3.007  3-1.350   55.731  803  550  7.455 15.731  ""Z "1Mb  ISO 3.339  560        363  a.435  3.070  3.��So  1.759  4.586  35,108  3.056  4.747  1.833  105,900  1488  11.S04  3.��77  30  140.685  3.960  26,033  48,390  3.555  20S.331  1,713  18,374  14,481  MS  331,899  240,761  66,630      4,353  1901   roo2.  Past  Week [  -���7.573  3.650}  11.306}  95��  43.395  ia.*'53  64.173  31.370  3'.->5S  649  5.73o  10,740  S,8o3  665  586  j City of Paris       i,��o  'Jewel..  J Riverside   j Carmi   Sally   I Rambler   Butcher Boy....  Duncan   I Providence   Elkhorn   j Strathmole.....  ] Golden Kagle...  I Preston   Prince Henry.���  I Skylark   1 Last Chance   E. P. V. Mine...  I Bay   1 Mavis .���   I Don Pedro   1 Crescent   I Bruce   Republic ...  I Miscellaneous...  *i5o  79  JI9  3.536  3��5  993  167  500  45  108  334     90  65  40  700  30  55  60  125  330  ���������--������  30     53  500  30  Total,tons 390,800 508,876 690,419 839,808 933,638 1.161.537 1.148,337 1,487,480 1.183,443 43.569 f  J Smelter treatment���  1 Granby Oo     330,838   ��3J40 401,931 596,353 6S7.9SS     838,879   637,636   1037,544789,174    33.900!  B.C.CopperCo.    117,611 148.600163.913 310,484-no 830     133,740   341.953    364,850227,498   175871  lDom.Cop.Co_ _ 13'IJ70   30,930   84,059     318,811     153.439     23,661'.  {Total reduced..   348,4.19 460,940 697404 837,665 9S2.S77 1.172,430 1.153,017 '.359.o6o i.016,672 36 487 j  THSc^lS'EEiiL'nSHJraSr^^  n  \$  5 SV  M  i&  1 iii  -*fo  wm ���B"  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOENIX, B.3.  111  m  PROVINCIAIi.  Ther PhomiX) Pioneer  ' Kod'Boindasy HUiinf Jo��ro��J.,  M  4B*.  amomn osrjOatW>i*TS ����� r����  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ATVWUBkXE.B.C.  T. ALFRED LOVE. Mamackr.  t.JTS). Ifr  OT ABT4��CSk  ���to sfwlis' i    '  T��tfc��gs��nn Wlil.^tr rssr-i-..  m^^0mMm**ai*&'***aw**m*+m+*m***a*^asmaaa���smKamR^  . l.tS  . SJS  (UNION  Saturday,.Octobkr 23, i9��9  Pfemtar'  McBiride \ announces   the  provincial elections for- Noranber as..  The fight will be short and brisk-���and  prooaWy decisive.' Theannonbcement  find* the tibetalforces of ^HtishCol-  umbia  still < unorganized and in no  shape for a fight, while,those of .the  Government camp* have been preparing  for .the fray for* sometime.    The entire  {.rdvineer hair been ..carefully surveyed  by Jhe' preJmier_and,bis lieutenants, and,  th��Jpi^^Vr��l^rtaVeB; UwRe/cash  appropriations .and -promises-have been  generously  distributed,* and^ now  a  striking   railway policy is to be the  government's war cry.   The, premier  has found by experience-that a railway  policy i�� m��, unfailing yote-pullelr-���even  ; frV^iA-^hy^a.'a. w ��� > -'' aj^it*#eft5-ia^g  asireirra*'a*-tkfget.bn'the"<fiHngline to  wardoiff any severe attacks at weak  spots of his adminstration.  Work has been resumed on the  Velvet mine at Rossland.  The C.P.R. will appoint a district  passenger agent at Nelson.  During the winter tinned butter sells  in Hazeiton two pounds for $1.25.  H. W. Power has sold his interest  In*'the"Kaslo* paper to his- partner, Joe  Potter.  1  . Four hundred' homestead' entries  were granted in the- Kamloops- district  last year.  Frank H. Sherman, expresident of  district)38, U.M;W.A., died atFernie  last week.  The ������ first -annual fair and < carnival  w^U take place at Chesaw, Wash., on  Nov. 4�� 5 "i 6-  Residents of SlaterviHe- will petition  -Cranbrook city council for incorporation as part of Cranbrook.  The^.Crowfs Nest coal mines,are said  to have sufficient fuel to last for.-1000  years at present rate of mining.  The Tulameen Goal and Coke company, of Princeton, has sold its coal  holdings on the North Fork of Granite  (Creek for $200,000' Work will begin  shortly.  F. Walker, chief train ^despatcher at  Nelson, has.been appointed successor  to Allan Purvis as acting divisional  superintendent of the Kootenay and  Boundary district. r  ' A strike of $34 copper-gold ore has  been made on the Zodiac group, on  Nigger mountain, not many miles from  Rossland. The strike has caused  much excitement' in Spokane and  Northport,  'Kamloops jail is to be the scene of  a double hanging in December next.  A) white man and an Indian will on  that occasion. pay the penalty of the  brutal murder of an Indian woman  committed at Quesnel some time ago.  W. s! - Drewry ��� has been appointed  THE FINEST 'TEM  THE WORLD PRODUCES  Sold only in sealed lead packets  At all Grocers.  40c, 50c and 60c per pound  PROSPECTS FOR COAL  IN THE SIMILKAMEEN  up there since the opening of the Victoria, Vancouver and Eastern ...railroad.    About Keremeos,  Hedley and Prince-  rrr.it /*> xqx\ the country is rich  in   timber and  Regular Shipments Will Com-.;there are many fine water power sjtes.  mence in Short  l ime . Keremeos is the hub of' a  productive  (Spokesraao-Revltw. Spokane) , fruj, countrv an��l above   Plincelon   the  The working of the rich coal mines < dairying industry thrives. f,  Official1 figures show that during-the  last year'the immigrants arriving in  Canada, numbered��� 1,46,908. Nearly  oner half-, of- these, were composed of  farmers; and *> farm -' laborers. This  brings the total immigration' for- the  past twelve years since 1896 up to  1,386,650! "Of this number 540,661  came from the United Kingdom; 425,-  412 &pm the-Cnited States, and 400,-  617 from othei* countries. The 66,000  Americans who came to Canada during  thel��s!st>twelve* 'months were for the  most-opart experienced farmers', and  according to the report of the immi-  gratipnritnspectpr brought to Canada  an gverage of $1,000-per'capital'-in  stock,-.cash and effects. -We are slowly  but steadily annexing Uncle Sam.  Admiral ,I>ewey confirms the British  view''that Germany is building a navy  against England/ He'says : "If is a  fact-little-'-known that the-German  navy is building its ships with-a very  small.coal carrying capacity. That  looks, as though they were intended for  use-very, near their home waters."  chief water commissioner- in the land*  department of the British Columbia  government. His duties comprise consideration of ,all water applications,  complication of. all-available data on  horsepower in the streams of the province and seeing that the water act of  the last session is carried out.  Nelson proposes to have a Stanley  p challenging team if midwinter  dates can :be secured .for.the contesting  ofthtf'muftf Thespromoters"have-se-  id^UulUi^Qj:l��h - afioULalojide;  trje famous ea^hJtjjcVty r stars ^now  vr"--''~"*"    residing at the coast and propose to  have the following line-up for hockey  when the season comes round : Goal,  -Harry Bishop; point, Frank Patrick';  cover point,  Si Griffis; rover,  Lester  at Princeton, B.C., is likely to have the  effect of reducing the price of coal in  Spokane from $1.50 to $2 per ton,"  said John P. McConnell, editor of the  Saturday Sunset at Vancouver, B.C.,  who was in the city yesterday.  "I was at the mines only a few days  ago and several carloads of fuel were  ready to be be shipped. The company  was waiting only for the cars. It is  expected that within a short time  trainloads of coal will be* shipped out-  "All that country around Princeton  and Hedley'is rich in, mineral wealth.  Only eight miles northeast of Princeton  there are other valuable deposits of  coal which will be mined at no distant  date. I went through the mine with  a.Dominion geologist and we found  one seam 60 miles wide. This pioperty lately was bought by a syndicate  of English capitalists.. They got it for  a,mere song, paying only $225,000.  Tbey have organized the Vermillion  Forks Coal Mining company.  COUNTRY RICH   IN  COPPER  '"There are also great copper deposits in that vicinity. I went through  every copper mine in the district.  There has been  a general  awakening  "It is my belief that when the Great  Northern,builds its line from Brewster  to Wenatchee Spokane will get. a vast  trade with Princeton and other adjacent  Canadian towns. I do not believe  that it is the intention of James J.  Hill ever to build the V.V. & E. line  into Vancouver.; If he should, it would  give Vancouver-a chance to get some  of this trade1 and. we are entitled to it':  "When the. eastern capitalists who  recently bought the Nickel plate mine  fromdhe Daly estate begin to work the  property it >will:i produce:, millions; in  gold. It'is still- immensely rich in  gold, though' it was purchased'' at a  nominal, price, about $7 25,006."  Purchasedf 400 Lots  Four hundred;. Prince Rupert lots  were recently purchased by a syndicate  of that city from the Grand Trunk  Pacific Tbwnsite,Go. The lots are in  sections seven and '.j eight,] and consist  of the balance of .those placed on the  market by the company this summer.  The deal, is, in fact, a general clean-up  of all that was left on the market. The  figure involved in the transaction ap-  proximates-$40,o.t*io   I DEANES HOTEL |      DANNY DEANE, Proprietor  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by =|  hot  water and well., furnished 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  Din.ngroom. ^  C���^_ l^teA  on  the Bridge,  Fifth  Street,  Phoenix.  STHAM_HEAT����*  B-.ECTRIC   LIGHTING.  TELEPHONE   48      -��  g^      STjaAMJrfHAT-ED. ^-^"-"-    -"-*    ���-  ������  -^  littJttiUittlttJWttWWW^^  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix. New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modem Bathrooms.  Steam   j*    Heated  JAMBS MARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix,; B C.  {Htm***************  Greenwood   Liquor  Cp.  �����  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  0  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  As wc ship direct in Carloads, we can   make  the  prices right, and give prompt shipment. ... .  Jas. McCteath & Go.  GREENWOOD, B  C.  We Give A<way  Absolutely Free of Cosh  With, the Granby again on the era  ofrbreaking records in - the production  oftcopper,' and the Mother Lode and  Snowshoe close to their shipping , re-  cOtiiv the*closing.months of the year  should show big increases in the Boundary output-of the red metal.  There is no truth in the rumor that  the Great Northern has authorized the  proper lighting of their Phoenix depot  They- will probably wait till some  serious accident occurs and awakens  them to- their duty.  The Saturday Sunset editor is quoted  as, having found a seam of coal "sixty  miles wide"- while meandering- through  the Similkameen. There is nothing  small about-Editor McGonneH.  A.petition of Ontario citizens asked  the1 federal government to authorize the  minting oi> half-cent coins. The potatoes in the cent belt must be growing  smaller*  ���Sht.thousand bacteria were found in  or*e drop   of   Montreal   city   water.  Montreal    and   Phoenix    are   close J  eoWns 'ia one respect.  Patrick; centre, Archie.Bishop; right  wing,. Newsy Lalonde; left wing, Tom  Phillips.*      Cwt That OftslMe sere  Where Ordinary Salves fail Zam-  Buk Succeeds.  '"' Chronic sores which cause trouble  by "breaking open," may be cured by  Zam-Buk, as well as recent' injuries  aud diseases. If you suffer from some  old*1 sore���-hidden, perhaps, but none  the less'painful for that���don't dally,  but apply Nature's healing essences as  provided in Zam-Buk. Mrs. I. E  Ashton;of in, Vickers street, Fort  AVilliamV tells how valuable Zam-Buk  4s as a family balm. She says:���"We  Just used Zam-Buk for cuts and bruises,  etc, and found it so satisfactory that  my husband1 started using it for a  chronic sore. For a long time he had  been botheredwith anold sore-on his  leg,, and had.used various preparations,  yet nothing had permanently cured it.  He began applyiagZam-Buk balm, and  was very soon agreeably surprised to  notice a great improvement.  "It was only-a matter of a short time  before Zam Buk had thoroughly cleans  ed the sore oi all foul matter and heal  ing commenced. It is now some  months since the sore was completely  closed, and there is no likelihood of it  breaking out again.  "Since then my baby, eighteen  months old, has been cured of eczema  on the scalp by Zam-Buk. This eczema came in red pimples, and if rubbed or scratched, formed into sores.  The child was very fretful from the  irritation of the scalp, but whenever  Zam Buk was applied it seemed to  bring the greatest relief. Frequent  applications were effective in clearing  all traces of the disease from the baby's  scalp in a short space of time. I feel  it my duty to give the credit where  due, and I cheerfully recommend Zam-  Buk to all sufferers irom chronic sores,  bad legt>or eczema."  Zam-Buk is Nature's own healing  balm, being composed of pure herbal  essences. It is a sure cure for eczema,  ringworm^ ulcers, cuts, burns, bruises,  poisoned sores, chronic wounds, bad  leg, piles, festering sores, chapped  hands, cold-sores, frost-bite, and all  skihjnjuiries arid diseases. Druggists  and stores everywhere sell at 50c. a  box, or post free for price from Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto; 3 boxes $r��25, You  aire warned against .harmful imitations  represented to be "just as good."  The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser, in Plain-  English, or Medicine Simplified, by R. V. Pierce, M.-D.,)  Chief Consultant; Physician to the Itvmlids' Hotel andSur-;  1 s iical Institute at Buffalo, a book o' 1008 Urge pajea.and *  over 700>illustrations, in strong* pat ���*_ covers, to uy oM^aaadiat 31.   ���   atamps to cover coat of mailing Mfw-or.ui. Preach Cloth binding for 50 stampe.  *�� One oSMWO-cdpies ol this-coniplet * Fanuly DoetorrBeokj-were sold in deck  ' binding at regular price of $1.50.   Afterwards, one and a. half million copies  were given away as above.    A new, up-to-date revised edition is now ready  for mailing.    Better send NOW, before all are gone.   Address Wosuj's Da-  naoA&Y Mbdicaju Association, R. V. Pierce, M. D., President, Buffislo, N. X.  DR." PIERCE'S   FAVORITE   PRESCRIPTION  THE ONE REMEDY for woman's pecwiiar aibnenta good enough  that its makers are not afraid to print on its outside wrapper its  every ingredient.   No Secrets���No Deception.  THE ONE REMEDY for women which contains no alcohol and  no habit-forming drugs. Made from native medicinal forest roots  of well established curative valao. J r^   Subscribe for the Pioneer and get  l the latest Boundary oews. o  ID* J-  (IDEUTY    BONDS.  Snaurance Hoent  FIRB,       LJFE  AM)  ACCIDENT.  PLATE    GLASS  CO.VfMIS8IO.VER    FOR    TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Pure, and .wholesome.,   Cold and as bracing in its  coolness,as a breezeifrom .the North in Summer.  Ia Recognised  by. alii as the  (BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY.'  WHY/?   Because its manufacturers employ all of their energy to the  turning out of a perfect'Beer from the bust materials obtainable.  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE, ETC. PHONE 23  ni  irewi:  -o.  FINE  TAILORED  vSUITS  .tf  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 sep wliat you are going to get.  Our new fashion plates enable us to suit  you in style jas. well as in fit;  ������  COPVPICHT.  Our Cattle are Raised  on the Rich Plains  where succulent grass is plentiful  Naturally well fed cattle make good  meat, the only kind we cut up and  sell. In buying beef, veal, mutton  ���-any meat, in fact���don't be con  ten! with anything not up to our  standard. We bespeak your patronage, well assured of affording your  satisfaction.  P. BURNS <& CO., LTD.  &/>e B.G. HOTEL  J.    A.    BEHIOIS,   PROPRIETOR  CASCADE  Accommodation for Picnic Parties.  Rigs and Teams for Hire at Stage Rates  From JULY 17th Regular Stage will run between  CASCADE AND CHRISTINA LAKE, and to any  point on.the Lake.    ��������      ����      ���>���      �����      �����      �����  ENGLISH FRUIT SALINE  AN EFFERVESCENT FRUIT SALT  A Cooling and Refreshing Laxative���Very Agreeable  to the taste, and Gentle in its Action  It invigorates ihe system, cleanses the blood, cures sick  headache,  indigestion,  fever, pricsly  heat;   and  BEAUTIFIES THE COMPLEXION  by. eliminating,.the poisonous waste products from the  intestinal tract.  Price per Bottle . .  75c.  Of all   kind*   promptly  auemlofl  ���o.    RanM  ExprHRe ami   RH Ul,u,  Transfer    Careful attf-ntion .in all  orders Who- h   WIS  JAflES G. ncKECWN  ROBT. QR^^rS-  All kinds oj light and heavv teaming  promptly attended to;  Miners' dray  ing W specialty;}:   ;: y:.r-ir': :y::^;\ ;������  PHONE'B44  A, S. H��GD,  * -  Fire.  Life and   Acciden  Inaarance.  Ucneral Afea   .   Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  AT.yiN   KRATLSE  SHAVING PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Next Door to McKae Biob       b..��^... .    r.   /*  Knob Hill Avnue. PHOENIX, B. C.  Maimers Barber Shop  LOWER. TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE-  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS     IN  CONNECTION  KingEdward Lodge,No.36  A. F. and A;.MV  St,  RcKU.ar communication S p. m.  onil Thumdny of each month.  Kmcrgrnt mcetlne> nncat1ed:Mai.onli  Hall. McHale Block.  V. M.SHKRBINO,  ,        .... ftccretarv.  G. O. TUKNKR,  '.���'.,.���������������'.������'���'.':"'"'��������������  I. O. O.F.  SNOWSHOK LODGE NO. >'���  Meets every Mouday Hvening  at Miner*' Hal  Vialting brethren cordially invited.  John C Tait, Noble ("rand  W. A. Pickaro, Ftn Secy.  W. A. Coolc, Record.   Secy.  PHOKMIX  AERIE   NO: ItiH  Meets in Union Hal:  Friday evenings  Visiting 1 brother��  always welcome  J. Mclver, W. P.  C   McAsroCKKK  W. See  LOVE'S DRUG STORE  -Pboe  Greenwood *��3Lcl^C  LrlO-w  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.]  " " lowertowia, 10.00a.m. \ Standard Time  Leave Greenwood      -     : 3.00 p. m.J  Prompt Attention to! Express and Freight.  Phoenix Optficit, With McRak Bboh., Knob Hill Avk.  GILLIS & LA1NG, Proprietors  Ld! P. LODI.EJN0.28  -���PHOENIX, B.C   R. H   McCRACKKS.O.C  ������'.'.������.Meel�� every Tukhdav  /EvtniG at 7<30   :  Sojourning Brothera)Cordia*ly  welcomed.        :      ;:       :  F.  C. GRAHAM  K. of R.! ��.  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tarn-  arac Wood, $5 per cbrd  Pine Wood, $4!50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered 00 Short Notice.  'Phone B 32  Johnson & Anderson  NOTICE  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby jjiven  that the Canadian Pacific Rail way /company, (Lessee and exercising the -:fran-  chisesof the Columbia anil,WesterniRail-  ���w'iiy company, has this dav deposited in  the District Land Reei��try office at  Kamloops in tie Province of British  Columbia, a plan, profile acud book of  reference of: a proposed branch; line  to be constructed fmin a point on  the Phoenix, branch of the said! Columbia & Western rail way iiiatiirjt 7.7  miles couth of Eholt. to life War Eagle  Mine of the Consolidated Mining and  Smelting Company of Canada it* the  Similkameen division of Yale District in  the Province of British Colutnl>ia, and  the said Canadian Pacific Rail wny, will,  as soon after the expiration of four weeks  after the first publication of this notice  as the application can he heard, apply  to the Board of Railway Coiiniiiustont'r.s  for Canada for the approval of tlia said  branch line in accordance with the provisions of the Railway Act.  R.  MARP0LE,  General Executive Assistant.  Dated at Vancouver, B.C. this 20th dav  of Auguf-t, 1909.  NOTICE  Notick is Hkrkby Given that Ii'ntend  itoapply at the next sitting of the Board  of License Commissioners for tho City  of Phoenix, B C, for a, transfer of the  Liquor License held by ma for the Knob  Hill-Hotel to Charles Hascan.  McAKDLE & ANDERSON.  Phoenix. Sept. 9.1909.  NOTICE FOR TRANSFER OF  LICENSE  We herewith beg to give 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  license held bv Boone & Massev for the  Dominion holel, Phoenix, to J B. Boone  of the said Dominion hotel.  J. B   Boone  H. L. Massey  Phoenix. B.C. Sept. 13,1909.  Your Dollar  will come back to you if you spend it  at home. It is gone for ever if y��"  send it to the Mail Order House. A  glance through our advertising columns will give you an idea where it  will buy the most.  SNS&Ki&C&^BlHlSilKa&l ���M  ��� m  Steel Range  .1        _/rrf33*V *l=y  Consolidated M. <& S-  Coi'sAnnual Report  Following is the report of W. H.  Aldridge, managing director of the  Consolidated Mining and Smelting  company, at.the.annual meeting of the  company in Toronto,:,  After writing off $153,218.31 depre  ciation upon plant and equipment, (as  compared with $132,843.20 depreciation marked off during 'the previous  year), $16,650.44 sundry items written  off included bad debts, $24,444.33 on  account of the original cost of placing  rhe Richmond-Eureka upon a producing basis, and charging to profit and  loss account $516,413.96 expended  upon development, and after absorbing  a loss of about $56,000 in metal quotations,   the operations   for   the   year  show a profit  of $329,004,08,  which  added to Jast  year's  balance  of   $32,  061.93, leaves a  net  credit   of  $361,  066 01.  During the year various additions to  the plant have amounted lo$164,951.-  56, the cost of lands near ihe smelter  $22,070.42, and cost  of new /properties and their development to $55,766.-  35, or a total  of  $242,788:33.    This  amount has  been  provided   from  the  company's operating profits. I,��� ..._ 0  The Snowshoe overdraft guaranteed (compared to $5,328,501,   the produc  by the Consolidated company has been J tion for the previous year.  reduced from $29,707,92 to $16,549.-  12.  The advance to the Canadian Metal  company has been repaid in full. The  Canadian Metal company is shipping  its product regularly to Trail, as provided for by a contract extending over  several years.  Since the formation of the Consolidated company $656,400.00 of the  company's treasury stock has been used  in acquiring new properties. There  have been expended $287,420.78 cash  in acquiring new properties, and $1,-  022,311.05 in construction, making a  total of $[,309,731.83 cash spent on  capital account.  PRODUCTION  Following are the productions of the  different properties controlled and operated by the Consolidated Mining &  Smelting company of Canada, Limited,  for the year ending June 30th, 1909,  and the total production to date, as far  as can be ascertained. It will be noted  that the value of metals produced at  the company's smelting works has been  over $36,700,000, and that during the  year the gross value was $5,505,526, as  tht  ft. levels, and between the 1,300 ft.  and 1,500 ft- levels have yielded an  excellent grade of ore.  The Richmond-Eureka, at Sandon,  not only made an excellent record for  the year, but has 50% more tonnage in  sight than a year ago.  A number of 20 to 30 foot ribs of  ore, (separated by lower grade material),  have been found in the War Eagle  claim of the Phoenix Amalgamated.  The War Eagle tramway has been  completed and the railway spur is being  graded. Shipments will be started soon)  and these will determine . whether the  entire body of ore can be mined, or  whether the ribs will be worked separately. .  There is more development tonnage  in the Snowshoe than a year ago.  Shipments are being, made from, this  property at the rate of 18,000 tons per  month.  NEW   PROPERTIES  The Queen Victoria, at Beasely  Siding has been bonded." The ore  which can be quaried contains copper  from T.5% to 2%, and gold and silver  fifty cents per ton The mine will be  started when the carpet market improves.  The Monita and Mugwump properties, joining the War Eagle, Rossland,  and the City of Spokane, joining the  Mugwump, were purchased; also several  claims near the St  Eugene group.    ���  CONSTRUCTION  The new work at Trail consists of a  steel furnace building, 265 feet long by  70 feet wide by 70 fret high ��� a No.  1 \y2 Root blower, capable of delivering  33,000 cubic feet per minute, (driven  by two motors); part of the electric  feed for the copper furnaces; part of  the cost of a mechanical feed on the  lead furnaces ; one additional Hunting-  \     RAMBLING  ^VERJES;    j  j BY'A  DRBAMKIl j  l��>������tttM��*0��W<H������<��>**>*****'>>m<,*<M**-***t   ���  Revenge is the only debt which it  is wrong to pay:  It is nice to be handsome but it, is  a good deal handsomer to be nice.  Man, like a fire;' is 'apt to torment  women by going out at night.  A step taken for mother is a pearl  dropped into your future diadem.  Take your joy with  you or you'll  hot find it even in heaven.  If your wife is the best women in  the world, tell her so; it will keep her  young and lengthen her life.  The best way to manage a wife is  to keep yourself her lover.  Of all things for which a young person should strive, a 'good character  stands easily at the head of the list.  It may be hard to get on without wealth  and education, but-without a good  character, no permanent success can  be attained. ������������'���:  "Time   has   scattered   the, snowy  flakes on her brow,  plowed furrows in  herjjcheeks���but is she not sweet and  beautiful now ?    The lips which have  kissed many tears from  the  childish  cheeks are the sweetest lips  in all  the  world.    The eye is dim, yet it grows  with the rapt radiance of a holy, love  which can never fade.    Oh, yes,  she  is a dear old  mother.    Her sands of  time are nearly run out, but  feeble as  she is she will go farther and reach  down lower for you fh'an any other on  earth.    You cannot walk into midnight  ieaa iurnaces ; umC ttUU...~ -o   where she cannot see you ��� you .cannot  ton and Heberlein roaster ; a new cop- enter a prison wh.ose, bars shall  keep  per furnace 25 feet long ty 42  inches her out; you cannot mount a scaffold  i LET  US TAKKTIME  Let us take, time for the gpodTbye  kiss. We shall go to the day's work  with, a sweeter spirit for it.       >r ������:���.  Let us talce.time..for, the .evening  prayer. Our Bleep,will be, ropre restful if we have claimed the guardianship  bfjGbd.  Let us take, time; to speak sweet,  foplish: words to those; we love. By.  and-by, when they can no longer hear  us, our foolishness,will seem more wise  than pur best wisdom.  Let us take time to read our Bible.  Its treasures will last when we shall  have ceased to care for the war of political parties, and,rise and fall of stock,  or the petty happenings of the day.  Let us take time to be pleasant. The  small courtesies, which we often omit  because they are small, will some day  look larger to us than the wealth which  we covet, or the fame for which we  struggled.  Let us take time to get acquainted  with i our families. The wealth you  are accumulating, burdened father, may  be.a doubtful blessing to the son who  is a stranger to you. Your beautifully  j kept house, busy mother, can never  be a home to the daughter whom you  have no time to caress.  Disease of The  ;���.������ Brcwifat ��t| Jl%  Ra-ru-na Made a Well Man  of iyie.  I Cannot Speak Too Highly  t: ��Mr, Qeorge Klpg,.458*8*. I>��OU> St..  Montreal, Canada,'a weu'-knbwnbus-  ���lness man 01 thatoity^wrltea^  f 1 "Peron* cured m'$$om'1 what:the  doctors -were afrai^'%pv|ld turn into  ,:BrighVjt<MsjRft8ej^^^  l!gone_th.rpUKh��� iSlP_.����l?.erlng  that I  " h��vaj*wlthvo��tarrh;of the bladder ind  kidney trouble, and. have beoiucurod  , you are pretty apt to remember the  i medicine thatdid-the.work; ���.-������." / , ?  .    "Peruna is a blessing to a sick man.  [���'Eight bottles made mo well and "were  worth more than a thousand dollars'  tome.   I cannot speak too'highly of,  /t-t.'��ltis.^OTO.fo,u%yejsrauslnceI;;WMj  jtroubied, and I have "enjoyed perfect  "health since.   Every spring and;rall  'f take a bottle of Hand it,keeps;trie  CWell."  YEAR    ENDING   JUNK   30,    1909  Tons  Ore  r-entre Star and War Eagle..--. "83.040  8t   Kujmae.Ore  '�� ^  St   Ea"��ic   Cone   Rickmond-Kureka      �����*  PhoeiiiV -i.nialgainated   9nowahoe (leased)   Gold In  - ounces  77.I63  Trail  Smtitcr....  109.818  Smelted  347.4<7  7  7.**3'  S'lver in  ounces  49h|3��  635-599  635.599  44  25 .as6  Leat: In  pounds  30,976,489  i,joS,238  Copper in  pounds  *M3:-.*��38  3,314  3,785.475  Value  $1,933.5''  1.414 438  143,47��  451  522,717  114.9J0       3.443>*75 ,  43 675.077       4.637.631 5^��5.526  .PRODUCTION   BEGINNING   1894   TO   DATE  Centre  Star-War  Group  Eagle.   Eagle  "i,283J''     64'.?2'>  St. Kuitene.;.... '���������  Richmond-Hureka   Phofiiix-Amalgaruated..  Snownhoe..'.   Trail Smelter.  4.559  249  . ' 337.7o->  smelted  .I.97-.559  23-58��  814442  79s-8=2        25,975,30s  4586,740 193,881,910          35S,7*3 1,657 958          44        2-214  95-417     ���������-��� 8,720.816  $17^72 747  8.936.736  196.25��  451  a,t10,061  14,837,467     178.503.739    37,478,855        36.734.258  Mask property, the Josie, Centre Star  North and Iron Mask veins have  yielded a good grade of ore.  On the  6th   level,   Centre   Star,  a  body of good ore, ioo  feet long by 20  ij ��,u. feet wide, has been discovered.    It is  the Snowshoe, 600 tons.    The  Rich-1 possible that this ore chute will extend  mond-Eureka was compelled to stop , farther east and west.  At the date of this report, the Centre  Star group is mining and shipping  daily 600 tons of ore, the St. Eugene  mining and concentrating 500 tons  (from which 65 tons daily of lead  concentrates are  being produced) and  wide; and a chain  haul for handling  bullion  , ��� At the mines, a new boiler house  was built at the St. Eugene shaft house,  some of the boilers from the power  house moved over, and a considerable  saving made, due to iess condensation  of steam. Additional rolling stock was  purchased, and a number of small improvements made. '-���!.'  MANAGEMENT  The management wishes to express  appreciation of the splendid work performed by its many employees, and by  the following gentlemen in charge of  properties or departments:���  R. H. Stewart, manager of the company's mines ; Jules Labarthe, manager  of the Trail  works and  general  pur-  chaing agent; T.   W.   Bingay,  comptroller, A.  J.  McNab,   superintendent  of the smelter; John F.  Millar, super  intendent of the refinery ; M.  E.  Pur-  cell, superintendent of Rossland mines;  S. G. Blaylock. superintendent of St.  Eugene mines: Charles Biesel,   superintendent Phoenix mines; A. W. Davis,  superintendent      Richmond - Eureka  mines ��� James Buchanan,  metallurgist,  and      John    M.    Turnbull,    mining  engineer.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1909 ORE RECORD  Shipments Sad Smelter Receipt Par Yesr to  Dste.  Ore shipments from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1909 to date are as  follows:  SHIPMENTS. WEEK. YEAR.  Boundary 37,506  1,114,525  Rossland     4)��6s     185,012  East Columbia River   3,759     152,674  too high for her to reach out and, bless  you.' In evidence of her deathless  love, when the world shall despise and  forsake you���when it leaves you by the  wayside to die unnoticed���the dear  old mother will gather you' up in her  feeble arms, carry you home and tell,  you of your virtues until you almost  forget that your soul is disfigured by  vices. Love her tenderly and cheer  her declining years with holy devotion."  Fret Fight Liorottt  Vancouver, Oct. 16.���New Westminster defeated Vancouver at lacrosse  today in one of the roughest matches  ever played on the coast. The score  was 7 to 3.  All through' the game the players  were slugging each other and delays  were numerous owing to the injuries to  men on both sides. The two full  teams were engaged in a free-for-all  fight shortly before time was called,  two of them getting knocked out The  spectators joined and the police were  at first powerless to stop the fracas.  The champions played brilliantly in  the last two quarters of the game and  had the Vancouvers at their mercy.  ���! A challenge has been issued by  Con Jones, the manager of the local  team, for two return games with $2,500 j  to, go. to the winner.  Neither of the two officials, who  handled: the first game would go on  today and substitutes had to be appointed.  /^ATAJRjip ptrthe.kidneys.is �� very  Xa much negleolted^disesfb.  ��� it is not until the disease has sflrm  hold upon fthe.k.Wn��y*��th��Mb��,p��ttent  begins to realize that there iB some derangement ot these organs.  ,The slight backaches, the feelings ot  lassitude; arid other warning symptoms  of kidney disease are overlooked.  ' Ti��ey are not serious enough to detain  tho patient from his regular work.      /  Even Whence1 dtacoyors.th^tjthe kid-  ���<r^^^j^^^,^ -neys sre affected,  INTflML CATARRH        he does not rec-  MMHUTkKKIOa'IYfc   4 !?��M��* th**^1��'  PE-RU-MAAIIjl*|TEitNALl  ^CATARIIH |RM#.  caused by catarrh.  :   Oatarrbis'sometimes so wry gradual  in it? apjproach and its earlier symptoms  cause "such "slight"discomfort'' th'aTit is  not noticed.  '" However, when it Is once firmly seated  in the kidneys it becomes" a difficult dis>  Maejto exterminate. ��� .  ^ndeedj catarrh <&the kidneyii.if more  ���ericas thj|^cait��,t-"b affectingpspme^of  ���ha other organs of the body.  In; the kidneys it is liable to terminate  In fright's disease or diabetes, both of  which are recognized as very serious  ailments, if not fatal.  The thing to be done,.when catarrb.af  the kidneys is discovered, is to take some  internal, systemic catarrh remedy, one  , ibat reaches the veri sonXce.of. the.'ca-;  ;:';'���   ���/���^MJB.lGEOBOe:kl.Np;.:; .���    '  tarrh and. removes, the .cause, of the ~  difftcuHy? ;i;.,:'   ' .;'._ '"'j;',]      .. <->  Siicha remedy has, been found in Pe- ,  runa. It reaches catarrh, no matter  ���where it may be'-located ihthe^body��� ���'  whetlicr in the more exposed.mem- y  braheB of tho Hoso aud throat, or (  whetlier in the remotest part of the  khlneya. , 1 '"  That Poruna in at once the safest and -y  most. rel,itt;b;le;|  Teiiiedy -i-.f or} ,eii^  tarrh of the. kidneys iB proven by  -thtt.inany,tet6timonJttlB w.rit^nlbyrthojHi.,;)  wlio liavevex!perleiiced its b'enefitsl   J     '���  The^tesiimbnlttls .given Jiere.ar.e.otUy_  speolmeus.of M\e. many .testimonials on  our records, pertaining   to   the  relief V  afforded by Perunsrin'"severe" cases .of |  kidney trouble. ;      i  . . Kltfney biaease of Lonf Standing.    I.  i'Mr'. Samuel'A; Paxton;* 1118*Troost |  Ave.,. Kansas    Oity,    Mo.,   member |  5l-.jDj.Q..*!!i\ariid^^^ AsJki-' |  "elation,-wrif^s^/.:1;''J>  ?j r'rt |; '"'It :  \   .'I  'Tiira'a weU;man-rtd-<lay^tba'nkS|to l  your splendid medicine, Peruna.   I was }.  troubled with catarrh and kidney dis- 5  ease of longstanding when I first be- ;  gan.using Pefuria.   I soon found I was \  getting better-and continued taking, it j  for four months.    It cleaned out the \  sygtern, leaving . me well  and  strong \  and foellU'i'bettei- than I have in years," I  TK�� Pioneer for Fins Commercial rrintihig  all Kinds of Posrer work,  shipments on account of the damage  done by Mood to the Canadian Pacific  railway track early in. June.  DEVELOPMENT  There are over 22 miles of underground or narrow work in the Centre  Star group, Rossland 14 J* "�����-�� on  the St. Eugene-Moyie, 4,8��8 feet l"  the Richmond-Eureka, Sandon, and  2,i44.feet in the Phoenix Amalgamated, Phoenix.  On the company's properties 31.2����  feet,  or nearly  six. miles,  of narrow  work has been driven during the year,  and 23,915 feet of diamond drilling.  The ore reserves in the Centre Star  group, Rossland, are  about  the same  as a year ago.    Shipments  from these  properties for the year have been 183,-  040 tons, (the largest in the history of  the company), containing a gross assay  value of $1,932,510.98.  The developments in .he War Eagle  and Iron Mask mines during the year  have been favorable. On the 9th  level, War Eagle, an ore body has  been found on the sill floor has averaged 50 feet wide by 100 feet m length.  Good values were found in the 9th  level drifts for a distance of 35�� feet-  but the width for the entire distance  has npt been determined.    In the Iron  I'he probable ore reserves of the St.  Eugene group, Moyie, are one-third  less than a year ago, but the same as  two years ago. The slopes in the St.  Eugene between the 600 ft. and   800  Total 45>328   1,452,220  SMELTER    RECEIPTS   Granby    ....   22,293  B.C. Copper Co.. .   11,684  Trail       8,219  Northport   767,262  225.3'7  3��9.721  12,761  Total       42.<96I.325-252  T*HE  CARNEY  COPPER   MINE,  in  the  A      famous Coeur d';Alenes, four miles south  east  of  Mullan,  Idaho���8  claims, 3 fractions.  Water power, worth $25,000.  Tunnel No. 1, has 350 feet development  work. An ore chute opened for 110 feet in  length, and the end not reached, about 48 feet  wide, and the width not determined. Vertical  depth at face of tunnel 120 feet.  Tunnel No. 2 is in from the portal 925 feet,  crosscuts and side drifts 475 feet, stringers of  ore now appearing in face of tunnel. Vertical  depth 500 feet, strike of importance expected  within 30 days. Stock at less than 20 cent per  share is a good buy.  Only a Few Thousand at  ONE-HALF CASH  ONE-HALF 30 DAYS  Leave your order with  A. S. HOOD, Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  H  HTHE RIO TINTO-TREADWELL MINE,  is in the same ore zone as the Granby,  14 miles directly south from Granby mines.  Three miles south-east from Curlew, Wash.  The group is composed of 7 claims. $4,000 was  spent on the ground prior to incorporation.  Tunnel No. 1 is now in about 90 feet.  Ledge No. 1 should be crosscut by November  1st, at a depth of 100 feet. Ledge No. 2 will be  cut before April 1st, at a depth of 125 feet. A  contract for 400 feet was let six weeks ago. Two  shifts are crowding the work night aud day.  Tunnel. Site No. 2 has been laid out, which  will give an additional depth of 200 feet below  No. 1. It is less than one-and-one-half miles  from Great Northern and C. P. R. railways.  25,909 Shares is offered  AT   Per Share  By October 15th, Stock will be 5 cents.  Leave your order with  A. S. HOOD, Baflk Block, Phoenix, B. C.  'ft '^'*m  * *t  * *j\#-  ���>'-.$  mmmmmrnmm, BH  ��������rf<wi��-^M-*m .  Fii^Ulffiffi  !A --v  ; i  [   4  I*  M ���'  IE  i.  R t  Hi  jl  <JJ   J.  r*  6J  isi;  5S1  IBS  "'"  "Watches  We have the Largest Stock of Watches in the Boundary, at prices  Suitable to all  pocket .'books.     How  would  you  like  a good  "u ' J i f y.    K f  sT *���&���.���/-    *  J^welWatch   at   $0  IN DDST-PROOF NICKLK CASE; or a  u   it  17   ewel Elgin or WaltHam  1  IN   DUST-PaOOF   CASE   AT  EVERY ONE GUARANTEED  $IQ.OO  E. A.   BLACK,  JEWELER  %-m-ermor  Gems' Clothing ��� ���  :  -v  i  .Don't let the cold blasts of winter catch you shivering in a last*  :    summer's suit.   Come now, while assortments and sizes are com-  i    plete and be fitted out and ready for the cold days to come.  Underwear  ^����� ,��f��<*.�����#.* ��������� ������*������������++���*������**+������  Have a look at our big variety of Underwear, and wide range of  sizes. We can fit you as comfortable as if the garments were  made to order.  ; Thos. Brown* ����*��� fmw&  i  r  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  ���1���EIUTY ��NE MUNCH OFFICES   51  DarrAJLEa"lM>ORNATlbN FURNISHED ON  REQUEST/  *-W-wv 4 'rjy  tjjV   J *' ?*u>-i*  f To the People of  PM-QENIX  U  *��� ���-  PON .starting i in our second 'year/of business  in Phoenix, we wish to heartily thank our  numerous^ customers^s5id mends'"for 'their  generous support during the past year, and respectfully'solicit a continuance of their patronage.  ., This is. an. age of progress, .whereby a man .has  to lceepthis business methods abreast of the times,  or go to the wall. During the past year, we have .  given'much attention to the buying of goods at '  ���wholesale, getting quotations from the,best* manufacturers in the country,' and wherever possible  eliminating the jobber and his profits.  By following this system, keeping our working  expenses low, and buying and selling for cash, we  are going to be able to supply you with as good an  article, at as low a price as you can. procure anywhere in the country. *  ���   , We at all times keep on hand a full stock of <  the most reliable  WATCHES  and a splendid line of  GOLD-FILLED JEWELRY  of the very best quality obtainable.  In, the  way  of DIAMONDS  and  expensive  *  - articles v'of Jewelry, come in and inspect the Importers and,Manufacturers Catalogues ; where we  procure goods to order, we can quote you prices  that will certainly surprise you.  Drop in any time, we are always pleased to see  you and exchange opinions oirthe political outlook,  the-liquor'question, or the labor question, you  never find us'cranky.  MEANS MUCH TO  "NORTH VANCOUVER  Big  Real Estate Deal Which  Promises Car Ferry and  Wharf  The city of North Vancouver has  turned a new page in its history in a  real estate tranaction just completed���  the sale of one hundred feet of water-  frontage, next to the wharf, says the  Province.':. ,'���'.,:'  Three features stand out in the deal.  It means that the city will have railway  cars before the railway, and that the  two cities will be connected by a railway car ferry. It also means a shipping wharf one hundred feet long,  which, with the proposed new city  wharf adjoining, will "provide a magnificent wharf for the ciiy's front door  at least two.hundred feet wide..;.; The  third feature is the price, $56,000 cash  for 1 bo feet, thus reaching the high-  water mark of $500 per footfront.  The!vendor is the British Columbia  Trust company, as assignee of the  Western Corporation, and the purchaser is Capt. J. D. Foreman, we:l  known, in''shipping'' circles -The deal  was puts through by Mr. Geo. C.  Walker of',Walker,. McMillan & Co.,  North, Vancouver.  It is rumored that one of the transcontinental railways is behind th��_ captain and that still more interesting announcements in the development of the  city on the north shore of ,Burrard  Inlet as a shipping centre, parlicularj^y  in timber and ore from the timlx'r  lands and mineral claims in the Lynii  and Seymour valleys, may be expected  at an early date.  The Britjsh Columbia Eltctric rail  way company is extending its tracks to  the site of the proposed new wharf of  the east, next to the present city wharf.  The property has a depth of 100 feet  the .same, as the frontage, and the  tracks will be laid on the wharf when  it is completed.  ; The British Columbia Electric Railway company is also extending its line  up the Lynn valley. In addition to  the ore it is expected will be brought  down for shipment North Vanconver  now has five mills, three sawmills and  two shingle mills, all having long been  in need'of adequate shipping fucilities.  It is Capt. Foreman's intention to  engage in a general shipping and  wharfage business. He has taken over  the transport Canada, formerly owned  by MacKenzie Bros., which will be  the first of the railway car feiries connecting the'two cities.  SECOND   NARROWS  BRIDGE  North Vancouver real ��� estate men  are discussing a report which reached  them yesterday from Victoria in a  roundabout manner that it was the intention of the provincial government  to shortly make an announcement respecting the granting of aid for the construction 1 of,.a.combined railway and  train" bridge over..the second narrows of  Burrard Inlet... This���,.report" was-pass-  irig~"from mouth to moutlT'yesterday  among real estate men and owners of  property on the northern shore of the  Inlet, and as a result some owners with  drew their holdings from the  market  RI LE  WATCHHAKER AND OPTICIAN  Greenwood Pastor's Resignation  - The Presbytery of Kootenay met in  St. Columbia's church, Greenwood, on  Monday evening-and' dealt, with, the  resignation of the charge.there by Rev.  M. D. McKee. ^Representatives of  the session, board of managers, and  congregation were'presehfy who, stated  that owing to circumstances over which  they had no control' the > congregation  was no longer able" to meet' its -bbligd-  .tions ae a self;sustaining^chargej that  on that account, tlifgy.could" do.nothing  but acquiesce in their pastor's resignation. Very warm and sympathetic expression was given to the feelings  cherished by all towards Mr. and Mrs.  McKe'e-with-'the heartiest wishes for  their future welfare. r The moderator,  Rev. J.' C McLeod,'on behalf of the  presbytery, "expressed much regret that  the connection of Mr. McKee .with  Greenwood was being severed -'and  hoped.that^his jseryices .would be retained'in 'Kootenay:'1' Rev: S. Lu'ndie  was appointed, to act as. moderator .-in  the Greenwood vacancy. He has also  been 'ap^tnte'd-:'tb''"'''act^-in;'i'a:.r-similar  capacity rin .the vacancy,.at:..Grand  Forks, caused by the resignation of  Rev. T.C. MacLeod.  A Chapter of Mishaps  i A series of mishaps on the C.P.R  between Phoenix and Grand Forks has  occurred during the week which has  considerably hampered regular shipping  of ore. Monday was a genuine blue  Monday. Early in j the! morning an  pre train left the track at Fisherman,  through the spreading of the track,  which necessitated the transferring of  the passengers and baggage on the  east and westbound trains. Later in  the day cars took spasmodic jumps  from the track at Eholt, - Denoro and  Hartford. ^Similar mishaps jhave also  occurred later in. tfie.-weekaiic! the railway employees have been led a merry  chase.  At ihe Targets  > Owing to the,absence of a.number  of the "regulars" from the city, the  weekly practice of the the local rifle  association on the r7r.l1 was not as  largely attended ,as,.usual,. only eight  being present. The following were  the scores;;mader::'^:'W*;-;,  D. Whittpn'! $-3 Si 4 5 5  C. Wopttonj;;;-..i~5'54:,.4 4 5  D. A. Grant o��� 1 5 53 4  VV. Jackson o���3 3344  T. A. Love 3���2 3324  G. Kay 2���3 5 3 2 3  H. Hazel wood?���4 3 9 4 o  C. Ross         2���342 4 o  5 5���3*  4 5���3*  5 4���28  5���26  2���21  o���19  0���15  2���}5  Local and fieneral.  Next Monday is Thanksgiving.  Ask for oyster cocktails at the  Brooklyn.  For sale, good coal heater; apply at  Pioneer office; '  See ...the special values in hair  brushes offered  at  Love's   Drugstore.  Born-���In Phoenix, on Friday, Oct.  15, to Mr. and, Mrs, John Julita, a son.  Dry wood hi car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  , Before-buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R.J. Gardner^.        <;  Born-���In Phoenix, on Monday, Oct.  18, to Mr. and Mrs. P. W. .George, a  daughter.  ; .".���'.; .   . ,������ ,-...'  Dr. Simmons, dentist,: will be at his  Phoenix office, bank block,-from Nov.  ���lo to 13. ���..'...-  H. Eldndge has closed his drug  store at Midway and shipped his stock  10 Vancouver.  Rev. S. Lundie attended a meeting  of the Kbbtehay presbytery^ in Greenwood on Monday.  R. J. Gardner is contemplating  moving to Grand Forks to engage in  the furniture business. '  Mrs. J. C. ,Tait arrived home on  Wednesday after an extended visit to  her former home in Scotland.  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Barker returned  home to .Calgary on Saturday after'_a"  visit with Mr. arid Mrs. Bbyce.  Ole Johnson and Mrs. Ingeberg o.  Christena Lake were married in Grand  Forks on Tuesday by Rev. VV. R. Ross.  VV. T. Hunter of Greenwood and  C. D. Hunter of Phoenix have recently  purchased a spice factory in Vancouver.  P. W: George&Co. will close their  Phoenix store, in the. course of a few  weeks and move the stock , to Greenwood.  ��� Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or' Toilet. For washing  underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses  and rifles. ���        . ,  . O. E. LeRoy, ��� Dominion geologist*  who spent last summer here assisting  in the survey of Phoenix camp, was in  the city yesterday.  George Webster was in town over  Sunday visiting his son Arther of the  power station and daughter Nellie of  the telephone exchange.  H. C. Miles returned from Spokane  on Saturday ancL.was entertained by  the juvenile bridal band on Monday.  A shower bath also figured in the program.  .. j  J. B. Tierney, - C.P.R. railway contractor, was in Uhe city on Thursday  in connection with construction of the  spur to the -Phoenix Amalgamated  mine.-"-*     '"\l:t'    '  -���-If-you are thinking of building or  require bui'dhig material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, buck���call  on me for figures. Phone A 44. C.  A. Ross.  E. Spragett of Grand Forks was in  the city on Sunday. On Monday rhe  took a trip oven the Denoro road where  he has a number of braves repairing  the highway.     ,'-_ -l  i'i      1     ;  \ The' union show, on Wednesday  evening was well attended and appeared  to be thoroughly enjoyed , Next Wednesday's show is scheduled to be amateur's night.     ,  Among a number of beautiful wedding gifts received by'Mr. and Mrs.  G. *L.~ McNichol .was a handsome  cabinet of silverware "from, employees  of the Granby (nines.  V. M. Sherbino, who for several  years has been loca1 manager for P.  Burns Si Co., has resigned his position  to become accountant for.the Hunttr  Kendrick-company.  Both the Grand Forks papers slated  in their last week's issues that the  Sunday train service to the Boundary  had been discontinued. The change  will not1 take place till next month.:  The anniversary entertainment and  sdance given by the local Scandinavian  Aid and .Fellowship,society on Saturday evening'was a pronounced success.  About twenty visitors were present  from Grand Forks.  The annual Oddfellows' dance in  Phoenix Miners' Union ball on Thanksgiving night will be the big event of  the season. -Werner's four-piece orchestra will render music and Danny Deane  will provide turkey.  Wilfred L.: Small, the boy.wonder  violinist, "appeared before a smallbut  appreciative audience in the ; opera  house Tuesday evening and fully demonstrated himself already a master of  the soul-inspiring instrument.  'The Family Herald and Weekly Star  are offering "as premium for the coming  year "The Soul's Awakening," a picture  which surpasses in beauty any pictorial  premium heretofore offered by that  excellent Canadian family newspaper.  It represents a young girl who clasps  to her breast a book from which has  obviously just come the magic thought  which has awakened her soul. This  beautiful picture will be sent free to  sent .free to. eyeiy subscriber to the  Family Herald and Weekly Star at one  dollar; per year,   ���';;���;���  While the Pioneer lays no claim to  being a prophet, the statement made  by us last June, as a result of Premier  McBride's visit to the Boundary, that  "the elections would take place in  November" does not appear to be far  amiss.  W. X. Perkins returned to town last  night after spending several weeks'  holidays at the coast. He wishes us  to deny the statement that he took a  honeymoon trip in an airship at the  Seattle fair, and says that congratulations are all off.  Was it insured? Everybody asks  this question after a fire. If you have  no insurance on your house or furniture  or stock, .don't put off taking out. a  policy till after a fire has occurred.  D. J. Matheson represents the strongest  companies in the world. Rates m.od  erate.    See him.  Harvest home services will be conducted in Phoenix Methodist ��� church  tomorrow by Rev. VV. J. Williams.  On Thursday evening a supper and  entertainment will be held in the  church. Supper will oe served from  5.30 to 8 p.m., and will be followed  by a program.  George Vichery, one of the noted  muck chiefs on Granby hill, has been  proving himself a versatile hunter.  About ten days ago he bagged a number of rabbits and a large lynx and  recently secured four deer in one day  near RockCreek. He had considerable trouble getting the deer down the  mountainside to Rock Creek.  the Great Northern passenger armed two hours late Tuesday evening.  This was due to the ancient type of  locomotive in use being unable to navigate the grades with a coach and baggage���taking four hours to come a  distance of 20 miles It is time the  Great Northern awoke to the fact 'that  such cripples are of no use on mountain grades. ,...,���..,  A. R. McDonald, who has already  won considerable notoriety for light-  fingered work on both sides of the  boundary line, was arrested here on  Monday on suspicion of theft at the  Dominion hotel, considerable money  having have been disappearing from the  rooms of guests and missing jewelry  having been found in his possession.  On account of lack of evidence on the  charge of theft, the police charged him  with vagrancy, to which he pleaded  guilty before Magistrate Hood on  Tuesday afternoon. McDonald was  sentenced to two months in jail and  was taken  to Nelson  on Wednesday.  Ladies dress goods; the finest selection in the city at R. Horrell's.  CONSERVATIVE  ASSOCIATION  A spe'ial meeting of the Conservative  association of Phoenix: will be held in  the Scandinavian half on Tuesday evening, Out 20, at 8 o'clock, for the election  of delegates to the convention to be held  at Grand Forks on Thursday, the 28th  inst.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that,  thirty days after date. I, Joseph J.  BtbbKTT, of lia.itfori! Junction. B. (.:.,  intend to applv to the snpeiiiiiendent of  provincial police, F S. Hna^-ey, of Victoria, for the lenewnl of a retail liquor  licence for the Hartford Hotel, at Hart-  fo'd Junction, B.C.  -lObEPH J. B.AS8BTT.  Hartford Junction, B.C.,  Oct. 11 1909.  NOTICE.   .  TAKE NOTICE that I, John A. Mc-  Mastkr, of Eholt. B C. intend applying fo the SupeiinteniliMit of Provincial  Police at the expiration of thirtwdays  from date heieof. for a renewal of my  hotel licence for the r>remie>ef> known as  the Union Hotel, at Eholt, BO.  Jons* A. McM^stku.  Eholt, Oct. 11, .1909  EDWARD'S  FURNITURE STORE  ART THOU  ���4hen don't wait till you get to  the "other side of Jordan" before  getting a rest. 'The sweet fields  of Eden are right here and Ed-  ��� wards has the kind of goods you  heed for a body and soul-satisfying  rest. He has the softest couches,  the easiest, chairs and the most  comfortable beds ������ beds with  springs and mattresses that relieve  the pressure on every aching joint  when you are "all in." His house  furnjshings are not only comfortable and easy but artistic���well  made and well finished-���bought  from the best makers.  C*JF.; Edwards  Here's a Hint!  Judicious advertising is the only real  way to  "stir things  up."  GOOD CREAM OR MILK, such ae the PHOENIX DAIRY BRAND, is  the basis of a tempting meal. It makes everything taste better, Try it���  and you'll always buy it.   All milk isaereated hefore being Bold.  W. A. MCK4Y.&..SONS,  Dbuvkbed xo Aui Pauts or ma Cm  FIRST-CLASS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, DRAVING, Etc., at Reason,  ab'e Rates.-"  We aim to Plaise and Solicit an Opportunity.  DRY WOOD IN ANY QUANTITY.  McElroy Bros.  (PHONE 34-1  Phoenix, B.C  Days'a grbwiri' leaner ��� interest in readin'. keener���-  We say   buy   a   buok���-their hunt   a  quiet  nook���  :>     Lots of satisfaction. . ... ���'������'..'���  Newest Copyrights and latest Magaz-nes always in stock.  Also  Daily papers. ..        '  McRAE BROS.  SCHOOL BOOKS       STATIONERY       CONFECTIONERY  MILK aniCREAM  THE KING'S HOTEL  "The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B.C.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments, and  centrally located, culinery /department par excellence and, Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  The King's Grill  Short   Ordtr   Meals   served   in   the   King's   GRJLL   at all  hours.  E. P. SHEA,  Proprietor VV. R. WILLIAMS, Manaeer  e  ��� '  Hair Brushes  ^���nr��� wr; .{^^'gfe^ggj^l  '"VO clear for New Stock  arriving we offer big  reductions in Hair Brushes*  These goods are al] of excellent quality, and will surprise you at their low prices ���  Combs  Secure one of our unbreakable Combs, which make  Hair Dressing a pleasure*  We have a splendid assortment to select from���at Easy  Prices*   &   af   #>��� at* ..#*'.#>  No Dresser is Complete Without  THESE - TOILET - REQUISITES  SEE OUR WINDOW THIS WEEK

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