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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 19, 1908

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Array �����53SiS?''S''^  ;"SS**=***^iM-*��M-3��B^^  M.FpMuvHi.vBuaimi.  EP 221908  and boundary Mining  WS^^Sr^S&^��a' f    .   *  : *  3����:  s.  Ninth Year.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, SEPTE'MBER. 19,  1908  :M   1  No. 44  THE PLACE TO GET  Mm THINGS TO EAT  PEACHES for preserving are now at  t:heir best; we have fifty cases on  sale today at $K50 per case; these ��  :;'..:.:;.j:!:iw^ for preserv-  :.:���.,AA'ixigA-i '���;.:.:.���;���' .;���;;?���.'  LOMBARD   and   Greengage   Plums  from the famous Burrell Ranch at  Grar.d Forks, 25c. per basket; 90c.  per crate.  It Doesn't Pay to Bay Poor Fruits  or Vegetables.  LOOK over our assortment before deciding on Sunday dinner; if you  want something nice we will have  it.  APPLES, PEARS, GRAPES, SWEET  POTATOES,     CELERY,     SQUASH,  GREEN CORN.  MONDAY, OCT. 26  ELECTION DAY  Parliament   Dissolved  and Writs Issued.  Three-Corneied Fight in Yale  Cariboo.  I  ���ijujAim-i-i*^^  snaps mm To=  DAY ��� MONDAY  Italian Prunes 201b. boxes 60c.  Green Gage Plums, 201b. boxes  i-:[f{-..Xh^Z  "^ .;;"���'    60c.  Italian  Prunes,   351b;   Crates,  ��c       " " 75c.  Green Gage Plums, 351b. Crates,  ��   : J";       " " 75c.  Ripe  Tomatoes, 201b.  Boxes,  ;���/:..       �� " $1.25  Green Tomatoes for Pickling,  �� �� "     30c. lb.  I Fancy Crab Apples, $1.50 p. box  Fancy White Crab Apples,  Wi^ " "  $1.25 box  I Cucumbers, 201b. boxes, $1.00  In addition to the above, wc offer you ��odayp CELERY,  q GRAPES, LETTUCE, BANANAS, GREEN PEPPER  J SWEET POTATOES, PEARS, PEACHES, APPLES, CORN,  WATER, MELONS, CANTALOUPES.     Pay us a call this  evening, it will be worth while.  Morrin, Thompson & Co,  Grocers and Hardware Merchants.  .Monday, October 26, has been  definitely decided on as the date for  the general elections with nominations  a week earlier, on October 19  This decision was reached at a  meeting of the cabinet Wednesday  afternoon, at which the ministers in  attendance were: Sir Wilfrid Laurier,  lion. R.VV.Scott, Hon.'L.P. Brodcur,  1-Ton. Radolphe Lemieux and Hon.  George P. Graham. Cruiously enough  it was probably ihe last meeting which  will be attended by Hon. K. \Y. Scott,  who will ere the ministers gather together a^ain be succeeded as secretary  of state by Charles Murphy K.C.  ���The proclamation dissolving the  present parliament was signed by His  Excellency Earl Grey on lhe eve of his  departure for the west.  Apparently the ministers were pretty  well decided as to lhe date, for they  vvere only in session a couple of hours  and disposed of other business as well.  In all predictions made as to .the  date of lhe elections, the date chosen  has not been mentioned for the reason  probably that no one supposed that a  Monday would be chosen. In selecting the first woi king day of the week  the government has been guided by  the consideration that it will give com  mercial men, and o'hers whose business keeps them away from home, a  chance to put in their vote on election  day, being in business circles practically a holiday. Another consideration is that November weather is ill-  suited for campaign purposes, and still  another tha! it will leave ample time  for the calling ofa November session  of parliament if guided by the practice  ���onive^past two*years.���  ��� ���  ���'[.'-. Charles Ban'Ang;Soeialls' Cnaildiie.  Charles Bunting of Grand Forks,  district president ot the Western Federation of Miners,; Jhas.been_������nominated  by the Socialist pairty to contest YaTe"-~  Cariboo in the forthcoming Dominion  elections. -.-�����..  The nomination was secured by a  referendum vote of all Socialist organizations in the riding, and Mr. Bunting  has been notified that he is the choice.  This makes three candidates m the  fight in Yale-Cariboo and the next two  :nonlh*s should prove pretty interesting  throughout the riding. Duncan Ross  and Martin Burrell, however, have got  away to a good start, being already  campaigning for about a month.  REGULAR SESSION  CITY PARLIAMENT  PHOENIX SYNDICATE  LOCATE 3000 ACRES  Land in the Fertile Nechaco  Valley in the North.  Phoenix capitalists are already on  record for reaching'out and grasping  opportunities, becoming inteiested in  several large enterprises in different  parts of the Dominion for the development of greater Canada. The latest  enterprise is the Northern ' Exploration  Company, formed for-'the purpese of  acquiring and developing a large tract  of land in Northern'British Columbia.  The company was formed some  months ago :. and Edward. Thompson  and Charles Pinker were appointed to  go north and locate/the land. After  spending some five months in exploring the northern part of the province  they returned to town this week, having located some; 8000 acres. The  property selected is in the Nechaco  valley, tributary to Fort George, on tbe  route of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. It is said to-be some of the  choicest of the fertile; northern lands!  Those interested in the company are  Mayor Mathes'.n, Dr. McLean. J.E.W.  Thompson, C. H. Reeves, W. X Perkins, AI. Almstrom, RH. McCracken,  Edward Thompson and Charles linker  Phoenix, and J.A.. Morrin, Peachland.  It is their, intention- to; survey and  develop the land. ;' v  MINING EXPERTS  AT PHOENIX MINES  A Number of Complaints Dealt  With���Accounts Passed.  The regular session of the city  council was held on Wednesday evening, Mayoi Matheson and Aldermen  Knott, Biner, Rogers and McKenzi.  .being present.  Communications were read from  .Mrs, J. H. Graham re her account foi  loss and damage through the smallpox  quarantine last fall, and from L Penna  re scavenger overcharge. Mr. Mullan,  of Stemwinder hotel complained to the  council of the damage and danger  occasioned by snow falling from the  rear of lhe Balmoral hotel, togethei  with other minor complaints. On  motion the Board of Works was in  sti ucted to to investigate and deal with  gi ievances.  Aid Biner asked that the city place  fifty teet of hose lo supplement a similar amount at the brewery for fire protection, lhe whole to be at the disposal  ofthe city. The council complied with  Mr. Biner's request.  On motion of Aid. Biner and McKenzie the tax collector was instructed  to collect all dog taxes forthwith.  The following accounts were paased:  Phoenix Electric   Light Co. $100 85  Hunter-Kendrick Co  5  --  Phoenix Livery        17  Morrin, Thompson & Co,..  C. A. Ross      George Evans   B. C. Telephone Co   J. D. Sp2n.ce        55  Shown* Through the  Granby  . Yesterday ..:  The British and European raining  expeits who are touring Canada as  guests of the Canadian Mining Institute arrived in the Boundary on  Thursday: in a special train, having  visitt-d Rossland and Kootenay mines.  Ouring the afternoon they were shown  through the B C. Copper.company's  Smelter and the Mother Lode mine by  J. E. McAllister^ and in the evening  were entertained at a smoker in the  auditorium, Greenwood.  The party reached.FPhoenix at 10.30  a.m.-yesterday, a series of open blasts  being set off on Granby hill as a salute.  They were acco.npafjied by Manager  A.   B. ..W..   Hodgesjgand.; ; Treasurer  who showed'them througnVlhe . plant  and underground workings ; of irthe  Granbymines. v    i     S   *v-'.''  - ���;- -A n -f-oxoo 11 or. t^.Jjjra r\ ^r'l, ,w.as.'.jieO*j?.rLj XL  the large dining room at the Granby  hotel and the party left at 2.30 p.m.  for Grand Forks, where they were  shown through the smelter. They  were entertained at Grand Forks last  night.  J. E. Proctor, C.P.R. district  passenger agent, accompanied the  party. ,       ^   A new addition is being built to the  rear of the Granby hotel. The  entrance has also been remodelled  GRANBY STOCK AS  AN INVESTMENT  None Safer to be Found on the  Mining List.  The Bocton copper ciitic, Geo. L.  Walker, has the following rvgardin-j  Granby stock in the last iss-ue -of the  Commercial:  "'l'he Granby company has put  down diamond drill holes over a larin  portion of its property, and has demon  stiated the continuance of its ore deposits, and Hie maintenance of' values  so that more than r 0,000,000 tons of  ore, of the same grade that is now  being treated, 'has been thoroughly  proved, though it has not been blocked  out or put in sitibt. On a 14 cent  copper market this ore has a gross  value of $4.75 to $5.00 per ton. The  management has demonstrated an  ability to treat it, extract the copper,  gold and silver, and refine and sell the  product for about $3 to $3.25 per'ton.  Therefore Granby is practically assured  net earnings of $15,000,000' to $20,  000,000 from it�� demonstrated* ore;  Ai $iP5 its issued stock has a market  value of $14,175,000. Granby stock,  therefore is about as safe an investment as it is possible to find on the  mining list.  "While the demonstrated ore is said  to be at least 10,000,000 tons, there is  no reason to believe that approximately  double this tonnage has been practically proved by diamond drills and development work. There is almost no  speculation in Granby stock, and no  disposition has been shown by insiders  to sell it either at high or low prices.  Last year it sold as high as $151.  Had it not been for the interruption  caused by the forest fires, Granby would  now be earning between $9 and $10  per share on its stock."  Boundary Side Lights  fruit  and  PRESENTATION TO  MINE FOREMAN  Otto Isaacson the Recipient of  Watch, Chain and Locket.  A pleasing event took place at the  shift boss's office No. 3 Granby tunne1,  at 6.30 Thursday evening when Otto  Isaacson, who is leaving shortly, was  made the recipient of .a gold watcb,  chain and engraved locket by fellow  employees   of  the  Granby   company,  McDonaldJn the presence of a large  number of workmen as they came  off  shift. Mr. Isaacson Was taken by  suf pTT3e7���tmr *^eeTirigry---expi^wn���i���i-u.  regret at leaving. ��� He thanked them  all very heattily for their kind expression of goodwill which he would prize  highly and wished them one and all  every prosperity.  Mr. Isaacson has been assistant foreman at the Granby mines for some  time and was.a popular official among  the men. He leaves Peoenix Monday  for Tacoma, Wash., where he owns a  ranch and where his family is now  residing.  The Kettle valley has sent  exhibit-? to the fairs at Kaslo  Nelson.  Percy Andrews was seriously injured  in a train accident at Grand Forks late  last week.  The residence of J. LeBlanc, Grand  Foiks, was entered by thieves Monday  evening and $28 stolen.  W. P. Tierney contractot, has gone  to Ottawa and Toronto on business  and it is thought his visit in the east  may result in operations being resumed  on the Kettle Valley railway extension  The schedule for the excursion to  the Nelson fair on Eagle day, Thursday,  is as follows: Greenwood, 7 a.m  Eholt, 7:30 a n>., Grand Forks, 8:10  a.m., Cascade, 8:35. It will arrive at  Nelson at 1 p.m., and leaves lor the  Houndary agiin at 11 p.m. Return  tickets will be on sale at the following  rates, Greenwood $3.46- : Phoenix,  $3.50; Eholt, $3 25; Grand Forks,  $2 85; Cabcade,$2.55.  At government office Grand Forks  for the past week seven locations of  mineral claims were recorded, thirty-  seven certificates of work, and two  transfers. The transfers comprise a  one half interest in the Triplicate  Fraction, located ,in .Summit camp,  from J. F. Cunningham to J. Mtlligan;  a one-quarter interest in the Union  Fraction, South Wellington camp, from  E. T. Wickwire to J. E. McEwen.  With a few exceptions the certificates  of work were all for work done on  claims on the North Fork of Kettle  river, there being a large number of  men in that district at the present time  working on their respective claims.  MINING DEAL  GOES THROUGH  Development Work to  Start at Once.  G.N.R. AGENT AT  HALE ARRESTED  Gives Exhibition of Gun Play  and Threatens to Shoot  A. V. Roe, who for some time has  been Gieat Northern agent at Hale,  was ai rested and brought to the jail  here on Thursday morning on a serious  charge. For some.weeks past he has  p been, causing considerable trouble with  ;Vtetipnmeh^,ih"that(,part,' and on Thurs-  "The^resehta^ W7X: '1Ky*iiatrsome'dispute with  J.  Trom  3  26  3  1 i  00  00  5��  88  00  95  00  Card of Thanks.  The success of all undertakings is,  in a great measure, dependent upon lhe  the ladies. This was conspicuously 111  evidence at our l.a'-or May celebration  and we, the members of Phoenix  Miners Union, No. 8, wish through  the Pioneer to extend our hearty vote  of thanks to the ladies of Phoenix for  their generous contributions, and es  pecially are we indebted to those who  not only contributed but gave so much  assistance and superintended the tables  at both the grounds, and the hall.  LAWS FOR GAME  PROTECTION  Season in Which Certain Game  May be Legally Bagged.  For the information of the many  sportmen in the Boundary the following extracts from the game laws are  published.  Non-residents must take out a license���big game, $100; game birds,  $5 (for one week.)  Beaver (until ist August, 1911), cow  or calf of caribou, nloose, elk or wapiti;  deer (fawn), mountain sheep (ewe or  lamb), must not be taken at any time.  Duck of all kinds, snipe, bittern,  heron, plover, meadow lark, may be  taken from the first day of September  to the first day ol February.  Grouse of all kinds, including prairie  chicken and ptarmigan, may be taken  from the first day of September to the  31st day of December���the exception  is willow grouse, which cannot be shot  until after October ist in  the interior.  Deer, mountain goat, mountain  sheep (rani), may be taken from September 1 to December 15. By order  m-couiicii a closed season is declared in  certain districts.  It is illegal to kill in one season  more than five caribou (bull), five deer,  two elk or wapiti .(bull), two moose  (bull), five mountain sheep (r.im) 250  duck, 250 snipe.  The lollowing game birds only may  be sold: Duck, snipe, heron and  plover between the ist September and  last day of February, moose (bull),  mountain sheep (ram), mountain goat,  caribou (bull), and hare between the  ist of October and the 3tst of December; deer (buck only) between 1 st September and 15th November.  It is not lawful for Indians to kill  does or fawns from the first day of  February until the first day of August.  It is illegal at any time���  To export game birds or animals in  their raw state, or any portion or part  of same, except deer, marten and land  otter and animals and birds killed  under license granted to non-residents;  To kill or take game birds or animals of any kind imported for acclimatization purposes;  To hunt deer with dogs;  To kill deer for the hides alone;  To trap, net, snare or take by means  of gins, baited lines, drugged baits or  other contrivances, any of the birds  mentioned in the act, or to attempt to  do so;  To use for taking wild duck or  geese, batteries, swivel guns or sunken  punts in non-tidal water;  To expose for sale any deer, mountain sheep, elk or wapiti, moose or  caribou without the head on;  To expose any game bird for sale  without its plumage on;  To sell or expose for sale any game  birds or animals during close season;  To keep game in cold storage at any  time;  To buy, sell, or .offer for sale, barter  or exchange any deer of the black-  tailed species, alive or dead, or the  skin, hid'j or any portion thereof, on  Vancouver island and adjacent islands;  To export from the province any  deer, alive or dead, the hide or any  other portion thereof;  To kill, take, trap, or attempt to kill  or take, beaver, or sell, barter or have  in possession untanned pelts of beaver  at any time during the period of six  years from the ist August, 1905.  A close season has been declared  for prairie chicken until August 31,  1909, and mountain sheep in the  southern part of the province.  The general penalty for each offence  is a fine not exceeding $100 or thirty  clays' imprisonment, or both fine and  imprisonment.  For shooting mountain sheep, wapiti  or elk, moose and caribou out of  season, or in excess of the number  allowed, twenty dollars for each  animal.  Any constable, peace officer, or  game warden can arrest without warrant any person found committing an  offence against the game act, and has  power to search persons, vessels and  conveyances, and shops where game  is usually exposed for sale, storehouses,  warehouses, restaurants, hotels or eating houses.  UteBl Prtcea in Mewl*  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $13-  ���571 a ,.e *l3,02<,a'; lane. J13.50 @ *13.75.  Bar Silver, 51 >.J  Lead, $4.57>�� �� ��4.02.  Spelter, $4.70 �� $4.75  bley, a rancher, over a bridge,   which  resulted in,Roe.threatening to poison  the;rancher's stock.    This was follow-  -ecLhK gun play by Roe,   accompanied  by thfeats"ti5"snooi"3CP��Fo.��i  r_.Pi���_ i���  the vicinity, and a valuable horse belonging to Trombley was shot. Mr.  Trombley swore out a warrant and  Constable Docksteader arrested Roe.  He appeared before Magistrate Hood  yesterday morning but the case was  remanded for a few days. Fourteen  years can be imposed on a person  found guilty of shooting a horse ih this  way. Roe, who is a cripple with only  one arm, has shown evidences of insanity of late. Although Hale is only a  depot in a wilderness he had several  imaginary streets named and labelled.  B. C. Copper Co. Secures Wellington Camp Properties.  The big mining deal which 'was t  reported in last week's Pioneer as being ' j  under way. has been closed, the B.C. '  Copper company acquiringasix months'  working bond on the Molly Pritchard  and Athlestan fraction, the Jackpot aud '  the Buttercup, in Wellington camp.  J.' E. McAllister,   manager  of the '  company, interviewed by  the Pioneer  yesterday, stated that the deal had been  :  put through on Thufsclay and the'factsu  as reported' ih' the*"*1ast" issue' of*the ""*  Pioneer were substantially correct, with  slight exceptions as to , details.    The ���  company will commence work on the ",  properties at once.    It  is  expected a ' **  force of men will be started next week *'--'  erecting buildings and   doing general  7  preliminary work  preparatory, to jbe^.,,-,  ginning actual development .work.    -.,.  The route of the tram line, to carry   j  the-ore to the Great Northern railway -,  has  already   been   surveyed  and  pf-.%  course will require to   be constructed "  before any shipping is done.  As previously stated those interested,  in the holdings are John J. Farrell,'/  Forbes M. Kerby, J. M.'Doyle, Jonn *"  Buckley, A I. Sanderson and Larry  Morarity. They are all well known in -���-  the Boundary and have held the prop- ^-���  erties for some time. - v -   ";  Those familiar with the properties  look for a big shipper being developed  by the capable management of--the  B. C. Copper, and a general boom is  expected in Wellington camp." As'the ;  camp is tributary to Phoenix, local ,.  business should also be stirred when  operations commence.  Hand Badly Braised.  John Thomas had a narrow escape  in the mines on Monday morning. He  was going into chute 121 to bulldoze  when a rock sent from a higher level  came down, grazing his head and  lighting on one of his hands. His right  hand was so badly bruised that four  fingers had to De amputated. He was  otherwise bruised about the head- and  shoulder, but is now progressing satisfactorily.  Wasted To Borraw.  $1000 on   first-class   mortgage security; to be repaid in twelve montniy2-  instalments  with" interest "at   twelve  per cent.  Money to loan in small amounts on >  satisfactory security.    A. S. Hood.    '  Opera Home Attraction.  That dainty little prima donna Grace  Cameron will be the welcome attraction .  at the Phoenix opera house  tonight-.,  when she will present C. Herbert Kerr's,,  greatest   musical   hit,   "Little Dollie  Dimples" supported by a company! of  sixty well known artists. Miss Cameron '  is reported to have the best opportunity-*  to display her versatile talent in "Little  Dollie Dimples," the piece having been .  written especially for her.    It is said to  be as delicate in sentiment as an orchid,  and its musical numbers are of the  kind that linger   in one's mind days  after being heard.    Among  the' well  known artists supporting Miss Cameron  are Harry Bewley the eminent comedian and mimic, Daisy'King soprano,  Roger Grey America's greatest dancer,  Eva   Spear   Louis   Goudon,   E.T.C.  The most conspicious song hits are  entitled   'Dolly Dimples made a hit,"  "Jenny Jones," "Naughty Kid," ."The  Girl that I'd call mine," ".Goodbye old  home," "At night in my brilliant salon,"  "I'm so'shy," and Friends of long ago."  *���������������������������������������������������������  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  IWiUH  1902, Tor 1903  Sept. 19.  The followiuu table gives the ore shipments of Boundary .mines |0r ,900, for 1901  for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907  Mink.  Grauby Mines....  Snowshoe.. .  B. C Copper Co.  Mother l.ude   B C. Mine   Hinma   Oro Deuoro....  Bonnie Belle   Dom. Cop. Co....  Br'klyu-Stem..  Idaho..   Rawhide   Sunset -   Mounln Rose..  Athelstan   Morrison   K. Bell   Senator   Brey Foule   No. 37   Reliauce   Sulphur King....  Winnipeg ���.  Golden Crown...  King Solomon...  3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris   Jewel   Rivet Hide   Carmi -   Sully   Kam tiler   Butcher Boy....  Duncan   ��� Providence   Klkhorn   * litrathmoie ...... .  . I Golden Eagle...  Preston    i > Prince Henry....  . . Skylark   Last Chance   < > H. V. U.Miue...  < \ Bay    . .Mavis   < > Don Pedro   < 1 Crescent   ' Helen   >Ruby   , Republic   Miscellaneous...  1900     1901        igoj       1903  &4.5S3 p"3I.76�� 309,858 J93.7"i  *97      '.73'    ao.800    7��.����  as reported to the Phoenix I'ioneer-  1908  lor 1  1904  549.703  1905  6S.��.S-V  5.340  '9.494  99.034   141.320  I3S.079  47.405    U.Sll     19.3<>5  .8,530    ",937   ���    15.537  174.J9S    U7F571*  650  37.96o  16,400  0.4S5  3.����7  m  1906.  801.404  8,4��  105,900  MSS  ti 804  3.177  1907  6��3-��7  135.001  208.321  1,712  18,274  h8i  74 M:  <S5l  ������5*7  Past.  Week 1  25.H7,  ���2550 '  150.01 r     10,793 <  M^8i     46.56S      2-740 .  3*.3S0     55 7ji  802     7,45s   15.731  55o    1,076  2,250  1,040  ���'"875  15��  560  7��S  625  5,646  3,339  ....���.���  2,433  3.070  S.��SO  1./59  4.586  3.450  222  3*4  33  25,10$  3.0S6  1.747  140,685  2.960  26.032  48.390  3.550  43^5  12.253  64.��73  .3*-.-*7p  31.258  649  5 78o  10,740  3.8oa  53o  120  66s  482     2,000  3SO  2.060  ���"*5��>'  .'..'.'.'.'.'.���  !����� .  ."���"���'.'  219     400  79  1.833  13  150  ...30  145  7 <*  1-5  5��6  80 ....  3,130      3.450  167  Soo  73  20  F*  ?0  500  ....30  106  76  .1  ,140  40  140  15  589  45  90  "&  86  40  700  ��  224  30  50  Total, tons 96,600 300,800 50S.876 690,419 829.8 ������:*    ,-.u ,S4�� ' 16L537 1.148,237    966,<.^  ' Smelter treatmeut-  Qranby Oo 62.387  B.C. Copper Co   Dom. Cop. Co   JVC18 112.mo 401,921 596.5>-     V;,.,.S    828,879     637.626  11*7.611 143,600 162,913 "<>,i '*     *''>'-'30    123,740     341.952  ..  132.57�� 30.9''       ^l":    218,811     I53.439  716.921  197.601  27 W  ?,%%:.  Total reduced- 62.3H9 348.439 46o,940 697.4��4 837.6* 6   ;.-.  �� ^^^4&<|^4j^^-��4SMM����-��^*^��. -*���*  li77p.17J.430 1.I33.0I7    9M.WJ     31.9  '    f"S  <  { *l  r  'h  'A  ���*���-.,  5 i  A,  ii  I  �����i i  !fH':%  m  m  II  i  h  m  I  & 1  m  I  1  m  .git  '$'\  i  1 j  t ,������:! I"'.  ,-. ��� i **  'iff S '  If  !  f ���;  si i  mt J- i'  I  la J  Ft  i  -I  i-*i  I--  !!  M  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  The Phoenix Pioneer  Aad Bcwnaary Mining Journal,  twna ������ OATumnara ax tbb  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ATrHOB3nZ.B.C  T: ALFRCO LOVE. MANAQEft.  M-i-- I Baala-asa office No. 14. *  Tetts*aaaa j -aaju^,,.,, residence, Ho. 15.  ���OBMumotTa 1* aotakcv.  far Tow-  fotk--W*tta4 Mates, per year���  ... i.as  - 2.50  Bunion  would produce the above. It is a  fact, and one which annoys English  people who have settlled or are sojourning in Canada, that English  papers, in a general rule, show such a  lack of knowledge about this country,  its people and the conditions here.  Papers with such a circulation as  Lloyds-should have a Canadian, an  Australian, an American and a South  African on their staff so as to edit their  American and colonial news with at  least a little sanity.-���Cranbrook Herald.  ifoS  ^EHPT.  1908  Sip. ������*.  Tim. Wat*. Tbi  ft..  Sat.  p.  1 a      3 '  4  5  6     7  8  9 10  11  12  ��3 14  15 16 17  18  19  ao ' at  aa    *3 ��4  ��5  36  ��7 a*  ��9. 30  -  English newspapers, are as a rule,  well informed, but the matter of the  t#*     ?l-i   '--1 1      - 1        , .  Fetnie fire has been distinctly hashed  by some, of them.. The Liverpool  Weekly Post'has this, to ,hand j to its  leaders in itsitsueof August 8th:  "Fernie^ a prosperous-* town of six  thousandr inhabitants, in tbe south-  ctwltmcfkner of Vancouver, has been  dettrojed by fire:"  And again;  ' VTher fire originated one hundred  mile|^nbrtn. of National' Park,, near  Bah^*k jforest long dry from drought!"  Foc^the infcHrmation' of the Post it  n-tay.Jiie.said that, Vancouver is a city  ***ditot comiriercial'capital of British  Columbia,   situated   on' the   Pacific  l'he "first, guns" in the Dominion  election compaign have been fired in  practically all of the provinces, the  battle is on and politicians will now cut  loose for-the next few weeks. Although the Liberals have a big majority  in the house at present and are confident of a renewed lease in office, the  Conservatives are in great fighting  humor and will make a strong  effort to gain the"' reins of power.  While the Opposition will undoubtedly  greatly lessen the Government's majority, still it will probably require more  than the ammunition at present at the  disposal of the' Conservative party to  displace the majority entirely. Yale-  Cariboo will be the scene of one of  the warmest contests in the Dominion  Steel  _BROILINGr MEAT &  TOASTING BBEAD.  One way produces evenly broiled meat and  evenly toasted bread without taxing the  patience of the housewife. This way is represented by "Sask-alta" Range. The reason:  "Sask-alta" Range has an Automatic Lift Top  (Patented) in addition to regular  Broiler Door; and this team works  for the operator instead of making  her work.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  CAPITAL $3,000,000  HEAD OFFICE-  RESERVE FUND $1 ,860.000  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Manitoba, Alberta  The new book of Common Praise of  the Anglican Church will be submitted  to the General Synod, which meets at  Ottawa on September 23. It contains  the parapharse of the 121st Psalm, has  a marginal correction by the distin  giiisbed author, the Duke of Argyll,  who married a daughter of Queen  Victoria, and who, as Marquis of Lome,  was Governor-General of Canada, l'he  change was made by the Duke to fit  (the words, to the time. He is the  author of several religious compositions.  CANADA'S MINERAL WEALTH  Sevta  Millies  Dollars  lacrcase  Over Last  Year's Oatpat.  A summary report covering the work  of the mines branch for the first year  of its co-operation, under reorganization  carried into effect in May of 1907, has  cd^arid is exactly '56r miles by rail I just been issued by the Hon. Mr.  from .Barjff, whwe the National Park is I Templeman-. minister of tntr depart-  sitoated,-while Fernie is. xa2# miles! ment. The, report covers the rssults  from" Banff, in a bee line.     Better get | of in vesications made by the officials  in every part of the, Dominion.  Officials of the department were sent  The "Sask-alta"  Way        11  Another way produces  unevenly broiled meat and  unevenly toasted bread  and taxes the patience of  the housewife. This way  is represented by most  Ranges. The reason:  Some Ranges have "only"  a Broiler Door, others have  a contrivance like, that  illustrated in top small  drawing; both of which enjoy the distinction  of tiring the arm that holds the broiler and  tiring the eye that directs the arm-  WITH OVEK SIXTY BRANCH OFFICES IN THE  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  WB  OPPKR   PACIUTIK8  POBSESSEI)  BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  FOE  collections and Bonking Business Generally  IN  THAT  IMPORTANT TKBKITOKY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  BRANCHES   IN  ami  British Columbia.  - all Ovor the World.  Currt-Hpomlenia  DRAYING  Of all   kiti.lH   promptly  attended'  to.   Kapid Express and iw'  orders. Phone A65  JAMES G. flcKEOWN.  UNDER NEW   MANAGEMENT  Note! Alexander  H.  Conducted in First-Class shape.  Sperial attention to dining  room.  well   furnished rooms  McGiHis,   Prop.  Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  sm  Another Way  Large,   airy   and  Pboealx. B ��� C.  city niur  J-HOKNIX  ROBT. CARSON,  All kinds oj light and heavy .teaming,  promptly attended to; Miners' dray  ing a specialty.        .-    .-    .-    ..    .  A. S. HOOD,  Fire, Life and  AccUeai loisrancc.  Oeneral Ageat. _':  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  TUCK   COLLIN^  SHAVING PARLORS  AND     BATHROOM.  Phoinjjc.B.C.  Next rtuor to McKae Bros,  ituub Hill *��. nue '  Maimers Barber shop  LOWER   TOWN.  FOR   AN   EASY   SHAVE  AND STYLISH HAIRCUT  BATHS    IN  CONNECTION  PHOENIX    LODGE  $. B. and L J.,NO. *7.  a nwpof Canada for the Post editorial  rooms.'  - Then Lloyds Weekly News, of Aug.  8th has a number of strange and start-  lintfthings. to say. , Here are a few  vP; ���I'i ".|FF.a  ���  . ,.  "���M-ap-***-- :.__.��� ���_;*_ ���.//.  _ ''What bidsJairito be the greatest  disaster of aiodern times on the Ameri-  cancoatUKnthas,befallen the Kootenay diatrictTof-British Columbia,', where  to each of the'provinces with a view to  gathering full statistics and information  regarding the mining and metallurgical  industries of Canada. F. B. Cairnes  in his ��� report, on the Yukon territory,  states" that although the days of the  individual'placer mines are practically  at an-end- at-l^act-^"-���1 J���-���u.^ck^j-tnc  L��ndon, Taronto, Montreal, Wlnnlpeg.Vancouver, StJahn, Hamllt*fi,Cat-(*ry  HUNTBR-KENDRIOK   CO., Ltd., Local Agents.  square miles, has been swept by a seal country is by no means nearly worked  ��(,n*,WB wtiich'i'lias"wiped1 dutten lum out and a continued..large gold pro-  b^arkl'-Foming'towr^hipsand) many  *-t-n--    t--   ���--^-j  /���_-  Col. VV. P. Anderson, chief engineer  of the marine department, is about to  go north on'the-government steamer  Quadra for; the purpose of inspecting  the proposed aid to 'navigation about  Queen Charlotte Islands and near  Prince Rupert. *  tca**^*0ma*tm*0mj9mti*^aa  a^atm  Phoenix-  Greenwood  Stag:e Line  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  '- " lowertown, 10.ooa.1n.  Leave  Greenwood      -        3.00 p. m  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Office, With MoRak Bros., Knob Hiix Av��.  D. L. McELROY, Proprietor.  <0*M0*  Meets every WEDNKSDaY Kvculni in  Scaudiim-ian Hal I, Old .Ironside* areimc.  Vlulling bretbien cordially welcome. '  HP. FKRNSTKOM, Pre��:d'nt.  A. O. JOHNSIOV, Fin. Beiy.  PHOENIX WEST   *   ORDEJ? OF OILS.  Meets every Thuksdav Evxn  ino, at Miuera' Dnlon Hall.  CordUl Welcome toBwthren. VM'tng  h��e'vitages;'' causing   hundreds   of  deatiis*- arid'rendered  at the: lowest  esiiSMs^ i^ioob people Homeless: -  4TheJexBffieratidn in the above paras'-    i..��t 1t~T^   .'-   . -        -- . ~ - ,  graph.is.too evident to call for' com  ment; -Further on rhis.. great family  newspiper  of the -English   working  /^eri'followed the*news that after  -"Sroa.,-fnth^*saoS;*r^ana" Kia' a-tricked  MS^et;wlth;;:i5o^r"} HHomssey, .was  pjaB^y fem^, and' the 'devastation  ret^ettashi south' WElko, .only a  sm^'pipriioh of trie town escaping. -  #$^;,_ever, telegraphed s the above  obj-dd b&v&.known;very little about the  . -.: jb^ttsar* ���   ��� ��� '. .  '^ApiiWiing .scenes. were witnessed  duringfthe fl%htof the people from the  tlkmSF^ScW'sw���g\ dowtfthe mountain  ��^eVte' 'Kke'' ffierce **' torrents devouring  ^erything' in their way. lhe disaster  cfme so suddenly upon the people of  fernie that in many cases there was  ���notjtime to escape, and hundreds took  '. refuge in coke ovens, which have been  dug deep in the sides of the hills,  while others found refuge in cellars  *ad' wells."  2 A coke oven is not dug out, but  .built upon-level ground, a thirig that  ^iftme ought to know;  ^But the piece de resistance of all  "m* brea&s'is the.following:  r "One ofthe most impressive features  Of the great fire was the wild stampede  of animals out of the mountain fast-  Jiesses.    These   have  been   in  every  ���case the precursors of the fire, and in  fnanjr instances warned people of the  ift-Mnmence of the danger before it was  Otherwise    known.     The   terrorized  ���F^aitaals crowded the gullies and the  fiame, where taiety might be found,  f^gudlesM of the presence of human  duction may be expected for many  years' tb come. Newer systems of  working are being discovered and new  fields are being discovered. The  Stewart river and its tributaries will  judging by last year's prospecting, y'e'd  much more than heretofore.  The report of J. J. Heedly, for  British.- Columbia, Alberta, .Saskatchewan and Manitoba shows that in 1907  there was much activity .in the mining  and metalurgical industries ofthe Western .provinces, until November, when  the ^financial depression caused a serious check in' the new enterprizes. . In  British 'Columbia '-individual - placer-  industries'is being, superseded by companies woi king the low grade areas of  gold hearings gravels, on a large scale  aricl with -more modern applances, all  having- industry.. The* - new ��� pioneer  camps in the Northwestern interior are  said' to be"*"very-" encoffraging".- Ah  increasmg -supply of coal, .botKF.hitum-  irious - and. anthracite, is anticipated  from the exploitation of promising  areas in Alberta and British Columbia  A   statistical   report   covering  the  whole Dominion shows.that the total  value of Canada's output of minerals  was about $86,182,000 for the last year,  lhe largest output the Canadian mining  industry  has yet attained,  being anj  increase   of over seven  millions, as!  compared with 1906.,   There was an  increase of $2,669,000 in silver, $4,  828,000 in coal, $758,000 in copper,  $586,000 in nickel, $258,000 in pigiron  from Canadian ore, and $285,000 from  petroleum:    A decrease of $3,405,000  in Yukon gold, and $556,000 in leid  production occured.  Uu��  00 rou Tfilhb  ~  ~~  Far Yoarsalf T  Or. do too open your month like a yoanf  jplrd and rolD down whatever food or isedl-  ^Ine maX.be offered you ?  * * * +  intelligent thinking: woman.  In need orteMef from weakness, ner-rouimebs,  pain and 'suraVjrj?. then It means much tp  XOO that therfrj^ one tried and tnin hnnf-gt  mo-Hclne ov xnriynt -rong-osr-rioT, ��nid h��  druggists for the gun? of wmnm'pi Ills. ' '*  *      ..   * & *        ���1*!  The makers of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre-  ���crlptlon. for the cure of w��ak. nerrons, rundown, o-rer-worked. debilitated, pain-racked  women, knowing this medicine to be made up  of ingredients, every one of which has the  ���troneest possible indorsement of tho leading:  and standard authorities of tbe several  ���chools of practice, are perfectly willing:, and  In t*ct. are only too glad to print, as they do,  tho formula, or list of ingredients, of which  It 1* composed, in plain English, an every  bottle-wrapper.  i"-    - *     *     ��*''   ���*     *  ] The formula of, Dr, Pierce's Favorite Pre-  .aarlptian will bear the most critical examina-  .*��kxn of medical experts, for it; contains no  :alcohol; narcotics, harmful, or habit-forming-  -drugs, and no agrent enters into it that is not  ! highly recommended by the most advanced  ,and leading: medical teachers and authorities' of their several schools of practice.  ^M f�� *?"ia-rrit3es rec��n"����ia *he Ingredlentt  or uz. Piferees t-avorlte Prescription forthf  -;'<*v- PT>^  ���jSiS*  ���'Vt  FROM  PHOENIX.   TO   VICTORIA, B.C.  $21,80  "^l*1---*l���������^���������������^���������iBwraa-BB  Selling dates SEPTEMBER 19th to 24tli  Final return limit, SEPTEMBER 30th  ^wwr iff fir fffwf wr wr iff wf iff iff iff i ww wiff w w wr fffw firnr����  I DEANE^S HOTEL 1  g DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.   3  g- This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by   ^  ��EE * "- '" :���, - 1 '.,���;���~���;. ������      ���  .  ���   ^  jp:    hot, water and well furnished throughout for the accoirirnoTtanon-----"^  ^   of the public.    Everything  Neat,  Clean  and Up-to-Date.    Meals   ^*  �����-. served at all hours, special  attention being given  the  Piningroom.   -g  S' Cenh-ally  Located on  rhe Bridge, Fifrh Shreer,  Phoenix. ^  JW;   *%TEAM   HEATED. ELECTRIC   LIGHTING. TELEI'HOWE   4��      ""jS  DAVID  OXLEY.   PmUnl,  WM. LOUTTIT, StcMliry  KingEdward Lodge, No.3o  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. sn.     Be.:'  ond Thursday of each month.  Kmergent meetings aacalled:Maw>ni<  Half, McHale Hlocfc.  V. M.BHERBINO,  Secretary.  T. HODKRICK,  ���W.M.  I. O. O. F.  8NOW8HOK LODGti NO. >ft  Meets every Mouday Evening  at Miners' lis!  I'isltlug brethren cordially invited.  W A. Picaano Noblet\rsud.  W K. HiSLor. Recoid. 6ecy.  T. A   LOVE, P^r. Fiuan. Becy.  Nelson, B,C.  $4.  Sc-llinjr dates, SEPTEMBER 21stto25tli  Final return limit, SEPTEMBER 28th  core of exactly the same aliments for which  Alls worlu-famed medldnp Ic ��rt��it��,i       '   '   medicine Is advised.  "' "  "*   .    * * *        * "  j Ho other medicine for woman's Ills has any  , such professional endorsement as Dr. Plerce'g  Fsrorite ProscripUon has received. In tho tin-  ��� Qualified recommendation of  each  of  It*  several ingredlen ts by scores of leading' rnedt-,  ' cai men of all tho schools of practice.  Is  such an endorsement not worthy W yonr  consideration?H   *  *      ~* * t��r &  ��� .A booklet of lntrredlents, with munorooa  ��� aothorati vo prof eslonal endorsements by tho  leading medical a-aUiorJtles of this country,  wUS be mailed free to any one sending1 name  and address with roanest for same. Address  Bk. & V. Fierce, Buffalo, N. T.  New Westminster  : or    Vancoavcr  $19r3Q  Selling dates, SEPT. 26th  to Oct. 2nd  Final retorn limit, OCTOBER 7tli.  PIIOKX1X   A ERIK   XO   <gfe��  Meets in Union Hall  Tuesday ercnings.  Visiting    brother*  ,  always wel'ome  I    Will, W. P.  HturJiHii,  - W. See  K.ofP.L0M,No.28   PHOENIX, fi.C   Meets,every TuitsnAv  Evkxisq.;;/.; :������;":,;���' : ' :  sojourKinK BroUje-siCrdia-l}  Wet. * '   *-���  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   **    Heated  K. C. GRAHAM. O.C.  t leoroel.  R. MrMcCRACKHN,  k. or a.' a.  S   JAMES HARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix, B.C.  4,X&Xr KXX&&&&%&&K&X4k^^  Phoeoix Shoe Stop  '  Corresponding rates from other points.  Appli' to Local Ticket Agents for berth  reservations, etc.  J. E. BROCTOR,  D.P A., Calgary, Alta  learilnf.  Hoel of Boundary's Leadlnf  Ulnlni Caaip  One sTonden what particular brand  CHURCH SERVICES TOWOROOtV  Metbodist-'-Sunday- School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thur.��iay evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation "to  all these services,    Geo. E. Str^hsm.  / St Andrewa* Presbyterian Church  Pteacbing Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  cUua itio��oa.m. A cordial welcome  toalL   Rer.  Samuel   Lundie, Pastor  -y'V^C^Qfip^^-Churcb.'o'f Our Lady 01 j  .tbe'/Gb^.^C^ufl^^Dinhe Service  every 2nd and 4th  Sunday of each  month.   Holy Mass, 10 a.m.   Sunday  3chool, 2:30 p.m.    Vespers and Bene  jftctma  vfj^ J.   a.  iBetfu&OMXJfoalar.     ' t  mm  ANNUAL  NELSON  FRUIT  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date  Centrally Located.  Good Sample Rooms,  Corner ICnob 1(111 Ave , and Pint 8t.  PHORN1X, B. C.  J. A  MeMASTER  Proprietor.  A. T. TUJiANO, Prop.  Boots and Shoes made to'or-  der,-first-class work gitqr-;  anteed; Miners' Boots a  sveeialty, guaranteed water  'fonf. ..;.,'���;:; .;.-  Flrct Street-.       Opposite  Knob  Hill Hate  Phobmx, B.C.  NOTICE.  ���' <? *  PUBLIC NOTICHI8 HBRKBY GIVKN by the  undersigned that they propose, under the Tisni-  way Company lucorporaiiou Act, ajrf amending  acts ofthe Province of British 'Columbia to form  a Company to be known as G��BK}f'wo<pD-FJioi-  mix Tramway Company. Limited', for lhe purpose of constructing-, equipping and nperatiug a  single or double track t'aroway underground,  commencing at a point In the citv oroiecnwood,  in tbe District of Yale and Piovlnce of British  Columbia, and running thence.J{isterly under,  ground, toward, and to the city of Phoeu'x, in  said District and Province.  Dated, August 39th, isx.8.  RiCHAHD ARMSTRONG,  DUNUAN Mci.sTOi'll,  THOMAS A.WOODaVVV.  t M �� ��.  SEPTEMBER 23, U, 25, 26,  LARGER AND BETTER THAN EVER.  Free Entertainments Daily.  Three  Horse Races Daily.  THE  MOST  PAPER   IN  PRACTICAL  MINERS'  THE   WORLD; <sr &  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  new Westminster; B.C.  4--DAYS--4  FOUR DAY RELAY HORSE RACE  EAGLES' DAY, THURSDAY, Sept. 24th.  (���MLPREtrS DAY, FRIDAY, Sept.  25th  EXCOKSIO>f RATBS ON Arx TRANSPORTATION LINKS  Kor further information or Prize List write���  D. C McMQRRIS, Secy.,  **>* 93.. ��m��Oa, BtC.  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, weir illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the everyday mining man, '���..',       ���       '���:'       :        :        '.        i       :  NOT TOO TECHNICAL BUT JUST RIQHT.  ��0   PBB  VKAU-SA>fPX.E   ON  RKQTJB9T.  Published every Saturday fit Lim Aageles, CaHioiaiR.  Provides a Chriatian   home iorBtud-  jnts of both sexes at moderate rales.  Has n preparatory class for junior students, doing grade  public school   work  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, stid prepares for teachers' examinations.   Teaches all branches  ofa Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas.   Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Indies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A.    In University work, can take students through  the complete ArtB Coursia, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  aato University, which.the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information find terms write  Bev. W. J. SJpperell,B.A.,B.D.,Prinol-  *9fil;or Bev. J. F. BoweU�� -Bar***.  !j$S!g!l^  ^^viw��wii|i^^��-|"3!wrimmMihi"w THE ^HOE^I-X PIONEER  -^"ja^r-r*"  PROVINCIAL.  The  secreta.y of the Nelson Fruit  F^ir lias been notified by the passenRer  departments  of two railways running  into   Nelson  that: single   fare  return  tickets will be issued during fair week.  The selling dates are from the 21st to  the 26th, with final return on Monday  the 28th.    This will afford visitors an  excellent opportuity of visting the fair,  and of spending a few days sightseeing  in Nelson; and   vicinity.    The   sam"  rate and the same dates apply on the  Crow's Nest line from Medicine   Hut  and intermediate stations.    Half  fare  rates , will   apply   lor children.    It   is  expected that a large number of visitors  will be in'attendance from the towns,  of East Kootenay, and, also from'the J  prairie towns.and districts! as. far east  as the hat.    The fair promises to Le  one the most successful in tl e history  of lhe association, and every   department will,be filled with  exhibits���all  representative of the best that can be  produced.  The spaces  reserved..for   manufacturing exhibits are about, all taken, two  only remaining.    The displays in these  lines   will- be,instructive  and   enter  taining, and very worthy of inspection.  The officers of the association request  that those who have been allotted space  for this purpose will at once begin the  work n-'cessar-, ir. preparing the booths  for  the  exhibit to be made, so   that  everyihijiiig willhe in readiness for the  morning * of the -Opening   day.    The  following will make exhibits, inv, their  own-, line   Nelson   Coke ; ahdV&v Gas  company;* Montelius. Piano Co.; J. A.  McDonald; Mountain Lumber Association; K? Hendrickson; Torpe & Go.;  Mason & Risch Piano Co.    The committee has reserved a suffi-rnt number  of spaces in '.lie main building for the  ���   di*itrict:and other fruit collections, and  also for mining machinery and products  of the mines and smelters.:  With the new regulations adopted in  the, flpral sections, i! is anticipated  there will be a gorgeous display. AI  ready -mvries^naye./Wen'^made. from  outside points, which, with the exhibits  to.he made by the local florists and  gardeners, ensures for this department  one of the most;pleasing and attractive  features, of .the exhibition^  The list of ^special prizes are offered  for social; effort, andall are of value.  Beginning wiih poultry, and extending  through all the difftrentdejpartrnehts  are pnzes which should incite competition.by men, women and children.    In  addition to those mentioned in the prize  list, are a hands rnie eiderdown quilt,  valued at $15, which will be awarded  to the parents appearing on the grounds  on   children's   day, (Friday) with the  youngest child.    The parents and child  to whom the premium is awarded wil  be   presented with  the   quilt  by., thi  rnaiiaging director on the platform ii  front ofthe grand stand.    Then ther.  are the premiums for the largest family  These will also be presented  to  the  proud   winners  on   the  afternoon   of  Saturday, in front of the grand stand.  In the matter of attractions the direr>  tors promise some strong, sensational  features, the equal of, if not superior to,  any presented heretofore.    Then there  are  the speeding contests, promineni  among   which   is. the four days' relay  race, two  miles  each   day,   changing  horse and saddle each half mile.    All  in all the fair will be the "best ever,"  andfnot any one who are in a position  to attend should miss the oppotunity  of so doing.  0  and  WILL EMULATE EXAMPLE OP QUEBEC.  Will Hold Historical Pageant In 1910 Alter the  Style of Ibe Quebec Tercentenary.  Matt.  Harmon was .fined $10 and!     T'.e year 1010 will be a notable one  costs lit'Rossland for shooting willow1,-or New Westminster and lor the entire  1 : .. 1 tj-:.:_i. rv.i \.:��� r.._ :~ <U��t  grouse.  One hundred rooms are to be added  to the Empress hotel,' Victoria, before  next season.  G. Clapperton, aged 88 y��ars, was  killed by a train, near Kamloops, while  working on the track.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce  has leased premises at Revelstoke and  will open a" branch at that point.  " Jack: Hksue,: - a Salmon Arm clerk  swallowed an ounce of strychnine on  Saturday last with suicidal intent.  Bears are reported to be very numerous around Hope mountain.    They  B. C MINING  o   are supposed to have been driven  down by forest .fires..     j;.  The International Typographical  Union has made a contribution "tf  $500 for the relief of the members who  suffered. by the Fei hie fire.  Petty thieves and others with bolder  aims are abroad in Vancouver and'the  police are having a busy time in their  endeavors to trace them.  Five boys in Vancouver, varying in  age from 10 to 14 years were sentenced to. five years in the reformatory  recently for a series of thefts.  Rev.* G. A. Wilson, of Vancouver,  superintendent of missions, will open  the new Presbyterian church at Kere-  meos on the first Sunday in October.  The free book supply department  of the department of education has  already sent out about 37, tons of free  books and writing material to the  schools of the province.  Terence Congreve, a young Irishman  while a guest at the Union Club in Victoria, stole no fewer than five overcoats,  the property of members. He was  sentenced to six months.  At Prince Rupert an epidemic has  nude its appearance. Many people  have been attacked with what seemsto  be a mild form of typhoid fever, and  'several cots in the hospital have been  filled as a result..  province of British Columbia for in that  year a gorgeous pageant is to celebrate  a number of great events in the history  ofthe province.     For this reason  the  full  celebration  of the Simon  Fraser  centennial  has, been   postponed   and  only  a   historical   exhibit   has    been  arranged for the provincial exhibition.  In  1910 the events of one   hundred  years ago and more will be re enacted,  if present plans go not astray, on the  banks of ihe Fraser river,  when \oya-  geurs, representative of Simon  Fraser  and his band of adventurers, will descend the river to the mouth as of old  The   discovery  of Vancouver Island,  and the arrival of the C.P.R. at the  coast,   with   other   notable  events  of.  provincial history will be included in  the pageant, the carrying out of which  will be largely in   the  hands  of  the  Provincial   government.    No    details  have   been  arranged,   but   the   broad  outline  of the  celebration   has   been  informally  decided  upon,  and   it   is  expected that the pageant will follow  lines   similar   to  the  recent   Quebec  celebration.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   F-)  The salmon pack of British Columbia this year will total 343,608 cases  as against 314,074 last year. There  was an increase everywhere except  River's inlet, where there was a falling  off of 13, *"44 cases.- - -. - ���....-ll.-~.  Half a million dollars for wharves and  tracks along Burrard Inlet, and $1,000,  000 for yardage facilities on the south  and east sides of False creek, is the  program of the Great Northern railway  for work on terminals at Vancouver in  the near future.  T. C. Gunn, Grand Trunk engineer  from Fort George, reports everything  in connection with the company satisfactory, lhe survey parties doing fine  work. The completion of the location  in that district will be accomplished  within a few months,  "Much   anxiety   is   manifested   in  Prince Rupert because of the delay of  the G. T. P. company," said Mr. L O  Grade,   a   mining engineer,   recently.  "No announcement has been made as  to when the company intends to grade  the townsite, arid as the clearing of the  townsite is practically finished, there is  a small army of  men  wondering how  they are going 'o keep themselves busy.  There is a.possibility that  wages   wii  rise shortly.     Work lias been delayed  p��vyinn to the rains-, and the   men  h.iv.  been making only about $.2.25 per day.  Most of them are of   the  opinion  tha  ihey   could   do  just   as  well in Van  couver, and an exodus is likely unles.-  the pay is made more attractive."  Butter's Philosophy.���XLII.  Resolved, that whereas widows are  merry and wear "merry widow" hats to  show how merry they are. Now why are  they so merry? Well, just look at some  of the men and wonder how sad you  would be if they passed away. You  know, those important little men who  work for the small pay, but who go  home at night and kick about every  thing, then tell the family of their  deeds of prowess, and how the shop  couldn't get along without them.  After dinner he lights a cigar and goes  down to the corner to help run the  country and spend some of his 18-a-  week, that his family needs for clothes  ������eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow  he may die, and leave a merry widow.  ; Judicious advertising is the only real  way to "stir things up." Costs less  than salesmen, and brings better.returns than the most silvery tongued  salesman could.    Try the Pioneer.  The La Plata Mines Co. Ltd. is in  liquidation.  The Silver King mine madf its first  shipment to the Trail smelter last week.  The Centre Star and its allied mines,  Rossland continue to yield about 3.500  tons of ore a wenk, which is of a pav  grade.  H. L. Rogers of the Yankee girl  mine, Ymir, is having a survey made.  About .fifteen men are employed on  ihis property.  The Canadian Alluvial*, Limited, has  been formed withacapitalof$375,000,  to acquire the mining'property at Little  Valley, Cariboo.  A 35-foot shaft has just been completed on the Gold Rule, Rossland,  and-a1 pay streak or solid ore, four feet  wide, located at the bottom.  The Granite-Pdqrman mine, near  Nelson, has been making some mill  run tests. The first run was for nine  days and netted $2,300 in bullion.  G. W.'D. Bell of Salmo reports good  progress being made on the long tunnel  on the Bonanza Rroup. The Bonanza  is the adjoining group to the Queen  and good values have been obtained  from the-upper workings.  Within the last few weeks the May  and Jennie mine (Reliance Gold  Mining Co,,) Nelson, B.C., has been  thoroughly examined by experts.  Messrs. J. V. N. Dorr and Louis Cohen  of Deadwood, South Dakota, were the  mining engineers employed. A great  number of samples were taken and  assayed in Nelson, and a large numb, r  of cyanide and other tests made.  MBS. MART MEYER.  MRS.   MARY   MEYER,   Thomson  Avenue, near   Shell Road, "Wln-  fleld, L. 1., N. Y., writes:  "I have been annoyed with a cough  for years. Often it was bo bad that I  'could' not sleep half the night. Many  people; thought I  had consumption.  "A woman, recommended Peruna to  me two years  ago  Consumption.  Was   Feared.  MISS BEiDXAH B. BROOME.  Miss Beulah B. Broome, 409 12th St.,  N. E., "Washington, D. C, writes:  "1 have suffered from weak lungs and  catarrhal troubles for four years, brought  on by many neglect-  Weak      Lungs  For   Years.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1908 ORE RECORD  Shipments and Smelter Receipts Fur Year lo  Dite.  ��� ������ ���; 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 1908 to date are as  follows:    SHIPMENTS. WEEK.  Boundary 33.333  Rossland.. . .'     4i��' 3  East Columbia River    2,027  Thrilling Peals ol Nerve.  One of the big spectacular acts to  be put on in front of the grandstand  during the Spokane Fair this fall is the  sensational ride of.Frank Sinithson on  a bicycle down a sharp incline at break  neck speed. Midway to the ground he  leaps a gap over the crater of. a blazing  volcano and alights on a narrow platform, stopping in an incredibly, short  space in comparison with the velocity  with which he descends the incline.  I began to take Peruna, and now I am  perfectly free from a cough. I am glad  to say that Peruna cared me entirely.  "I take Peruna occasionally, when I  do not feel well, and I also give it to my  children.  ���'Peruna is the best medicinef or coughs  and colds. J have told many people how  much Peruna lias helped me."'  Mrs. Hettie Green, R..R. No. 6, Iuka,  IU., writes as follows of the efficacy of  Peruna:  "Last November I had catarrh and  felt so'miserable I thought that! would  go into consumption.  "I tried so many doctorsand medicines^  but nothing did me any good, only  Peruna.  : "After I began tho use of Feruna I began to improve in every way. My head  did not hurt so much, my stomach is all  right, my bowels are regular, my appetite good, my complexion clear, my  eyes are bright and aih gaining in flesh  ancl strength.   ���:._.��������� -;,";���:;.  "I think Peruna has no equal as a catarrh remedy."  Peruna tends to lessen the cough, decreases the expectoration, strengthens  the patient, increases tlie appetite and  In many cases procures sound, refreshing sleep.  ed colds, but on tlie  recommendation of  ��    friend    I    gave  ���7 Peruna* "ah   honest  trial and I am pleased to state that it  restored me to perfect health. There  is not the slightest trace of catarrh in.  my system and my lungs are perfectly  sound.  rand.   _  "���1 unhesitatingly give thi�� teiUmo-   would  be   well  4       '       ���"-"   *'-"    -���r*<*riir\\ii:tnr~ih  MISS JOSIESCHAETZEX.  Miss Josie Sc-li.aolzel, General D��llv  ery, Apple'ton, Wisconsin, writes: '  '���'-��� f'l contracted; a: severe cold whicte  settled on my'lungs in very short order,  and it was not long until it developed  into a serious case of catarrh. Every  morning I would "raise a lot of phlegm.  which was very disagreeable. My digestion was poor and my lungs more.  "After a few doses of Peruna I began  to mend, and felt  that if' X  kept' on  taking' it - it would"  not be long until ~  JOB Ol    X-W*IA4A�� *���   "*.��������������     '  ilt u. I '  Id I  ���'- ' Jirt t       1  lx I Prevented. J  nial."     ��������� it-.-rrr . '..:*":.'    ��� ;���;���.*  Mrs. William Hohmann, 669 N". Paulina St., Chicago, IU., writes:  j "I suffered with catarrh 'jot the bron-  IxMal tubes and had a terrible cough ever  since; a child. After a while'it got W  bad 'i had 5 to cough both" wiriter'an'd  summer. Finally, I burst a blood vessel  in my throat from the. s train of. cough-  ing, next a blood vessel in'my stomach,  so I kept getting worse and doctoring,  and even then could get no relief. I  though t, and everybody else, that X had  consumption. ���������;  "Reading the. papers about Peruna I  decided to try it, without the least bit of  hope that it would do me any good. But  after taking three bottles I noticed a  change. My.'appetite got.:better;* so* -I  kept on, never got discouraged.  "Finally I seemed not to cough so  much, and the pains" in my'chest got  better. I am well ������"���how.' I cannot tell  you how grateful I am', and I cannot  thank Poruna enough. It has cured  where doctors have failed. People^ who  think they hate consumption better  give it a trial."  WUU1U    .   KFV ��F, w. .��  wa8rright7fofTn four wtoISTjJm wall '/.-.'  again. \ ":;���'  "I think Peruna is a grand medicine, '. ''-"-i  and wish to add'my testimony to the ?.:y  many Others yoik h jEve." I '��'.,  ,    The fight agjiinit consuxupUon. la be- ���;:,.,  j cbming'a"national-probl>eii��.       ,    ' .?lp'v  Everywhere we hear of sanltaiinma-?**5|  established'at the expense of thetntate | ��� .r  for the treatment of the vast army ot f ?|  cona-amptiveB- ���"'!    'f|^ I 1^  The open' air treatment, fresh air and ������ ....���  sunlight, are recognised by the medical f-h  profession generally as belns the ^reat* ~:,.  eBth'eCeBSlHeBfn the-trw-fahent of c������'*������:"  sumption in all its stages. ��� f ���"'  Dr. Hartman h as for many yeara aft* .'-^  vocated the fresh air treatment fpjr^OB- /$L  sumption. At the same time he has }yy  recognized Peruna as a -useful pallU-*���:;'"  tive for the many distressing ��jmn*nm�� t i %  which accompany the white plague.     . r;^  The promptness >\rtihtw  relieves a'fresh coId,~and even removee'V'  chronic colds," is" well-known.     Thia.f^  rank's Peruna" as a "reliable prophylaeU* /; ;  against consumption. ���'���":"  ���   YEAR.  926,616  194.947  68,754  Total  SMELTER  Granby. . .���'.   B.C. Copper Co....  Dominion Copper Co  Trail   Northport (LeRoi)..  Marysville       39.373 i.lS7.3-7  receipts���  19,102  718,688  12,624  186,626  21,872  6,269 203,331  1,140    57.978  5.73��  MUCE1IVBY STABLES  -MU8D0CK MclNTHRE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full  Liveiy   Equipment,  Haye���talfep__o.ver__tbe. 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.  Total  .39.135 I.I94.22S  THE TORTURES  OF  CERTIFICATE OK IMPROVEMESTS  NOTICK.  Aetna Fractional mineral cl.lm^.lhe Monarch  Fr.clon.tm��ner��I claim  bcl.,e .lluau In ihr  b-.a, aud the Gem Fractional and th. A in.  Fractional being .llaate i�� lhe Greenwood Mln  Iiik Olvlilon of liritiah Columbia.  TAKK NOTICK thnl I^��'MtWh^*;��',fo,  City ofGrand Vor... BritWh c?���bfnXX  the Granby Conaolld.ted. *"��������{, *���U^,"li*  Po��r Company. Limited. Free Miner. Ce.-.fi  cate No fl.o;5t. Intend. .Uty^day. frcm the d.U  hereof, to apply to the ��'" ^ ^ ^e of  Certificate of ^^^'^^.J^^  obi-dBlnM Crown G rm.t "'^^ unde r Stc-  And further take notice .l�� a ^ae *i   ��  tlon j7. mu��t be commenced -efore the  of.uchCerti6c.te or Impoven.enW.   UaUil  loth day of September. A D., I5��8  A. M. WHITESlOh  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM  K.)  CERTIFICATE OpTmPBOVEMENTP  Woodburn.Woo<lburn ���";-��;"on"!;;"d= ��*&  Shot Fractional Mineral ��*ta'/"%,,l\r",  Grand Fork. Mlnine DivU1��" "r,"*'roe��  Where loc.ted-On Ho��r,h-f J��^r.ek.  TAKB NOTICK that *;*"���� ^ Miner>  actluKa. agent for J^0*0"^, days from  Certificate So. B. ��93. ,',*e"^'�� co.dcr fo.  date heraof, to apply to the ��'��'"���" �� of  a Certificaie of Improvement., tor I*>   P^l  obt.,nl���g.Crown(,rauto   he a ��-^^  And further lake nolle- tl al.����'  tlon j7. murt be commenced before n.e  or.uch Certificate of Improvement..  Dated thl. Mth d��y of -*^����t.^'^la,  When you tell a btnines* story with  cold type, see thai the work is done in  an artistic way, so that it will attrac.  attention, and be- convincing. 'I ry thr  Pioneer.  BILIOUSNESS  There is no need to suffer .the  tortures of biliousness. Mofcf  Seigel's Syrup will cure you���  must cure you���because it re-  SolesyourHvertohealthyact^.  Headaches, dizziness, sictoes*  ^digestion, all disappear when  Mother Seigel's Syrup is med.  Try it.  ARE  ENDED  BY  MOTHER      ���,._.  SEIGEL'S  SYRUP.  Sold ererywhtre.  P"��y^.'.ryfe'.'Ltd.,Mo��tr��U,  Dominion Hotel  OLD IRONSIDES AVENUE,, PHOENIX  Having taken over the business of the Dominion Hotel,  the undersigned will endeavor to  keep  the   Dominion  the leading hotel in the premier Boundary mining camp.  Choice Liquors and Cigars���Dining Room Under  Personal Direction  Every Convenience for Commercial Trade  J. B.  BOONE & MASSEY  Carnages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles;^  For Any Part of the Boundary.   Express  and',;  Baagase  Transfer  Given. Prompt Attention.;  Dry Wood Delivered to' Any Part of^City.  D. J. McDottalei, Prop.  A Sh���� of tn. Public Patroaat*. SoUcttad :.-���:. 'WSSBM  P. 0.  Boi 58. Phoenix Market. ��������� :f,MnBt "*. ^  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;.  "   '" JOHN APPLE6Y *  Contractor and  Builder  Markets at Green wool, Grand Forks, Midwav,   Eholt and  all the  other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  i  TELEPHONE   A-5�� ^     X)aSe7Tn^F^gbTand DressedLumber  Estimates Furnished  All   Kinds   of  Repair    Work_Done  ySffiLaaaa&a&ai*^  * Office and Yard on.  \ Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, B. C  iJ:*?.^  ^-^IS^  v^h!'*^  'i-**y**Ehfc  p-wiSr.;  m  -.���>��.-.-v.  HBailfl'*-  ���i-v.-.-?*.-.  ��->fe*2:  *F*^9*S9*BiB**a^^  v��/&mLW^  ;vj:.;'xj?  a^isT  &-&SST  J^&  i9i.:'.i.t  sS*  CHANGEABLE, MT IB  UNLIKE  THE  "BOUNDARY"  CIGAR  U*    81  VJ'����^'��-�������"     .   - .   ���  , -  1  ***4M++*��+*44*    <*T<.*<*��-��*����<���*���*��������*,*,�������'*******,'���*'*,*���  �����+*+<*++*���**   *  _ How Ma[)y Bl0,k3 can You See-Six or Seven.  IT'S  ALWAYS   THE   SAME.  loenix  :eam  LIM1TH  Laundry Co.,  With tho newest and most modern maehinery, we are now in  a  position to handle the  largest  or  smallest or.lers  with dispatch and at the lowr***t possible prices.  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  Patronize Home Industry.  Phone No. 25  Gree wood   Liquor  Co.  o  Prompt attention lo all orders  A. D   McKENZlE, IW-  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B C.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Import.d and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As wo ship direct in Carloads, we  can   make   the  prices right, and ��ive prompt shipment.  Jas. McOeath & Co.  GREENWOOD, 1!   0.  1 KJ^pf; ..'.  �����-S��W-'- /''  sj|?*: ������'���  :,|^;:''j  ���Ite  S:g:;  My  mi  M  il  M  II  m  1  I  s  I  9  K  ���j*.ii  ^S^^SSSJO^^i,  nnMUM mm  llf  Mi  ft  .Jl,;  mkm  4  mm  I  H  ���������  m  THE PHOENIX PIONEEB.  NEXT DOOR TO THRASHER'S.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF   TOPICS   OK   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS  Our Fruit Specialties:  CANTALOUPES  PEACHES  ORANGES  PEARS  APPLES....  BEAUTIFUL,  LARGE   AND: LUCIOUS���WE  HAVE   THE    FINEST    LINES    OF    EACH.  John  Bayliss  left   on Tuesday  for  Butte.  from   Mclntom-  Order your   wood  iney.    Phone B 32.  Services in the Church of England  tomorrow at usual hours.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  Mrs. and Mr. Rundberg visited  Boundary Falls friends yesterday.  Houses and cabins for sale or rent;  apply to John Applehy; phone A 55.  Contractor Appleby is erecting a  residence near the hospital for E. L'-  Heraux.  Born���In Phoenix, on Thursday,  Sept. 17th, to Mr. and Mrs. Tuck  Collins, a son.  Mrs. R. C. Carson leaves���'. today on  a trip to her former home in Prince  Edward Island.  Among the many novel offerings of  the Cameron Opera Company, to be  seen in "Little Dollie Dimples" at the  opera house this evening is one of the  greatest Russian dancers ever seen in  j this countiy. She is known as Emma  King the whirlwind dancer, and was  m^  first seen in this country two yea-is ago  York garden all summer  J. VV  Hannan is having an addition  erected to his residence.  E. A. Black goes to Spokane today  on a short "business" trip.  Miss  Griffin'.has returned   from   a  visit with friends at Curlew, Wash.  The Phoenix Brewing Company has  been gazetted a limited company.  CUT FLOWERS  WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF CUT FLOWERS.  ALL   ORDERS   FILLED    ON    SHORTEST  a '- *-NOTirR  *    'PHONE ORDER TO 64.  '-   'NOTICE.  'aaOi Confectionery  j& Tobaccos  Rv J. DELISLE  PHONE  "SIXTY-POUR/  P001 tea is poor economy���-use  "Salada" and you will appreciate the  excellent qualities of high, grade tea..  ' Mrs. J. F. McDougall returned on  Wednesday evening from a month's1  visit with her parents in Vancouver.  Don't forget when you are in need  of furniture ihat I have a full stock of  up-to-date goods at moderate prices���  'Binns, the furniture man."  For Sale���House andall furnishings  on Second street will be sold very   re  asonably  as  owner is   leayi  apply to, Mr. and Mrs. J. Black  Ralph Thomas, formerly in charge  ofthe Thomas Drug Co's store here,  left last week lor Chicago to take'a two-*"naturah  years' course in Valporaiso University.'  The B.C. Copper company's smelter treated 12,676 tons of ore this week,  as follows: Mother Lode, 10,421 tons;  Oro Denoro, 1,781; other properties,  474-  Miss Marjory Martin, who had been  spending the vacation in town with her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Martin,  returned to Spokane last week to attend  high school.  A dance will be given in Miners'  Union hall on Wednesday evening,  Sept. 23rd. Strutzel and King orchestra will furnish music���new and  popular selections  James McGregor of Nelson, mine  inspector, wasin camp for a few days  this week.  Frank McDonald has purchased  Dan Rankin's residence on Old Ironsides avenue.  Born���In Phoenix, . on Monday,  Sept. 14th,. to Mr. and Mrs. Donald  Gunn, a daughter.  Some snaps in grass chairs, a most  comfortable summer chair���-"Binns,  the furniture man."  A suite of comfor'able house-keeping  rooms to rent; good water, choice. location; apply to J. Mcintosh.  Mr. and Mrs. George Piatt left  yesterday for Whitewater where Mr.  Pratt has secured a position.   '  John Love of Hedley was in lown  for a few days this week visiting his  brother, T. A. Love of the Pioneer.  Mr. and Mrs. William Delehay entertained a large number of their friends  at cards on Wednesday evening.  The "bean" supper under the aus-  ���pices  of the Presbyterian L-.idies Aid  ing   town;  passed off very successfully last night.  Judge Williams returned Tuesday  from a three-months' trip to the prairie  provinces, and the camp again  looks  Sbols at Pas-sine Shadow*.  "All  coons  look  alike   to  Me"���  W. Oxley.  It is wise to discount rumor -about  90 per cent'and then some.  Reports   say that Messrs. Murdock!  rj Thornton nrp orv.iv.fr ir.tv*.  i\-,r* ,vr*..A I  and Thornton are going into the wood j  business.  Tuck says the topnotcher of all  tonsorial artists arrived in camp on  Wednesday.  A Veil, it was a great race exhibition  on Sunday evening; the colored led the  whites quite a. chase.r  Next to having the fatted calf  killed, there is nothing like the glad  hand, so says the returned prodical.  It is said Mr. Weir has had great  success down by the seas and "nev/er  lost a race" to date. On account of  Mr. Weir taking the saddles with him  the race here on Labor Day did not  materialize.  "Pap" Collins is the proudest man  in Phoenix. He states the son lost no  time in asserting his ability as a future  member of Phoenix fire department, of  the hockey team, andafirstclass coach  for the baseball team.  We handle the .CELEBRATED LIBUEY'S & GOW-  AN'S KENT'S GLASS, and are showing an excellent  assortment in theii newest patterns.  '<*-������     :  We have BOWLS, CREAMS AND SUGARS, CELERY  TRAYS, NAPPIES, OLIVE DISHES, etc., but' they  must be seen to be appreciated.    :.'.;���       : .        .  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS.  E.   A.    BLACK,'' T"E JEWELER  ���Cigars and Tobaccos ^  WE make a specialty of CIGARS AND TOBACCOS,  and carry a variety of the best brands    ���    +    ���  A. B. Hood, manager pf the E.T.  bank at Grand Forks, was taken ill  last week on his return from Phoenix  aiid is now in the hospital  with fever.  W. J. Riley and Wm. MacFarlane,  two college students, who have been  studying practical work at the- mine  here for the past two months, left  yesterday for Vancouver.  The social given by the Phoenix  Nest O.O.O, on Thursday evening  resulted in a very enjoyable time for  all who attended. A musical program  was followed by dancing,  flREENWOOD  STEAM LAUNDRY  NO SAW EDGES ON  COLLARS fe CUFFS  Wagon calls every Tuesday  and - Saturday. Leave  orders at   HIBNER'S BARBER SHOP  :  The undersigned is now prepared  1 lo supply lumber and all kinds of  A series of entertainments are to be material for building purposes. Car  given in Phoenix opera house; new of lumber just received. Phone your  features will,., be added weekly, and  popular prices will prevail. Tickets 35  cents; children, 20 cents.  Ralph Gilbert and J. Kelsey left on  Wednesday on a shooting expedition.  The following lines have been sent  to the Pioneer by an anoymous writer  for publication. We are inclined to  think, however, that none but the distinguished B.C. poet and laureate, J.  Peck MacSwain, could he the author  of such touching sentiment:  I roam the country wild and free  ;    I gets no table, diet, or tea,  I eats my meals most anywhere,  I knows no thought or care.  My face I seldom see or wash,  I am no blooming mash;  I smoke my pipe of seasoned clay,  Altho' my bacca's mostly hay;  My bed has got no feathers,  It's most times barns or meadows;  I never goes a day unwell,  And now my secret I will tell,  I live on air, fresh country,  I am a tramp, a millionaire.  Confectiorterv  THE PURE MATERIALS used in tlie manufacture  of our Candies imparls an unusually rich and  pleasing taste. ' Try them if you want the best  in Sweets.  ���     ���    +    +..���.���' +    ���    ���    +    +    +  AL. ALMSTROM,  LOWER  ,     TOWN  ���<**>       "^       ?"***V.HEADQUARTERS    FOR   MUSICAL   INSTRUMENTS  fT.<w.?i(WiT.rrTTre^  'n 2-  J  prompt attention.    C.  j ��� -  order to A44 ;  A. Ross.  A   special feature of a show to be  given in the opera house next Tuesday  , _.. ���  llw5 v^pF-uiuuij.. evening   will   be  Scotty  Peden,   the  ���\ lex. McRae leaves today to join them second Harry Lauder, Scotch comedian  ..���o^r/^w---o-T-j*~*afra"iric~-|^ri7-"*vi'm / rri-~rrxnjyixafycr~ittiici,i:--xua "al.i-.-o* Ills  spend about a month with the gun in'I old favorite sum-; inriiiriinW ��Ct^'., .-...-  the Cariboo country.  Latest Mining Slock Quotations.  C01 reeled to Sept. 12, 19PS.  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling is pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following quotations:  Pure and wholesome.     Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the North in Summer.  Is Recognized  by  all   as the  c BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY:  P^iJ. IVlatheson  insurance agent  "PXRK,       LIFE  .Ami  ACCISBNT.  m^y-U��y-A:.^^%.......  *IDEUTY; BONDS.  ;ffi*  PLATK  A FFIDAf! vits  COMMISSIONKR    FOR    TAKING    .  '-      * PHOENIX,  GLASS  B.C.  Are  Wiggling  S  IheirTongues  H  To tell you ttiat'their prices take away the last excuse for I  being well shod.    You know the beauty of most shoes is* f  only skin deep and they soon wear out���the beauty of our 1  shoes is awfuHy thick-skinned���they wear-well    What's Jr. I  a shoe? That s what a majority of people  don't know  till l  they-wear them���thats after-proof.    Our shoes are   made *  of best material by skilled workmen.    You  have our "say I  so" backed i>y a strong guarantee as to  wearing qualities |  Lewis W. Carson, formerly of this  camp, but who for some years past has  been in the Klondyke, was spending a  few days of this week in town with his  his brother, R. C. Carson, while en  .'route to Prince Edward Island.  Cecil Martin of Pullman college,  who was home for a couple of months  taking practical work in local mines,  left last week for Idaho and will look  over the Carney Copper and other  properties before returning to college.  Beginning with Oct. ist a change  takes place in the management, of the  Phoenix steam laundry. A. D. McKenzie, who has been manager for  some time, has resigned, and will be  succeeded by Miles and Meecham,  proprietors of the Greenwood laundry.  old favorite songs,'including "Stop yer  uckljng Jock." "I've got a lassie:" etc.  R. K. McCammon'will sing the sacred  solo, "The Holy City," which will be  illustrated.  THOMAS  GENT'S FURNISHINGS.  BROWN  KNOB HILL AVENUE  Services in connection with the  death of the late Rowland Jones were  held in the Miners'Union hall on Saturday afternoon, R. W. Jones, brother  of deceased having'arrived from Iowa.  The remains where shipped Tuesday  morning to Columbus, Ohio, for interment.  For sale���house .and lot on Old  Ironsides avenue. The house is in  good condition, well situated, with  wood shed and root house; good well  convenient; lot 30x120 feet; good  reasons for selling. For further particulars apply to John L. Dunlop,  Phoenix.  First Auto la Camp.  James M*Creath, the genial head of  the Greenwood Liquor company has  the honor of driving the first motorcar  into Phoenix. He came up the hill  on Sunday morning accompanied by I.  H. Hallett, jr., making the trip in 45  minutes. Mr. McCreath's machine is  an up to date r8-h.p. runabout,_ the  pride of Greenwood, and , has made  some good records in the valley. The  big hill to Phoenix, however, proved a  heavy run.  Alhertii Coat'firitl Coke  B.C Copper   Charles Dickens   Cons. Smelters   Copper King   Donnn. Copper   Cfenie   I Granby   Hecla...... ....  International Coal ...  Kendall   Missoula Copper   Nabob   Oom Paul    Panhandle Smelter...  Rauibler-Oaribdo   Rex   Snowshoe    .���Snowstorm   Sullivan   Snllivan  Bonds   Stewart    Tamarack-Chesapeake  Mil  0.75 '  02'.-*.  70.00 "  .01%  1.37J^  .(12%  ��7 00  3 00  .59  1.45  .03 s;  -02%  .021,  .04 \  .15  .06  .04%  1.45  ".70  ASKKD  7.00  '  ���02%  75 00  -02%  1.150  ���03.'4  -i 66  .61  1 70  .05.  .05  05  .19  .07  .05 J*  1.53 *  01>.j  i'.oo  ���85  "WHY?   Because its  manufacturers employ  all of their energy to the  turning out of a perfect Beer  from  the b��st materials obtaiimlj'.e.  ARTIFICIAL AND.NATURAL ICE,  ETC. ���   PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.    Bintr & Sons  Investors Opportunity.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  t*S-"-**u.Tbe moat perfecUy appointed Health  cod Measure Keaort in tbe West, with a com  �� telesystem of Baths���Including  Turkish and  assJaa.  Open tbe year round.    Tbe curativ'  properties of 'is waters ��re unequaled.  For Caring- all RbeomaUc. Nervom and Mua-  eatar I*oo bJe��.  'For Healuiirall'Kidney, "t,'ver and Stomach  ailments.  .ForgUmlnatingaHMetaUUPoiaons from th  c  Notice���To   users   of Water  and  Light���Any tenant allowing  water to  run   to  waste  to  prevent pipes from  freezing, or any other purpose, will be  deprived of the use of city water with- - 6 ". <* /Cu.   u.   su    yj,,, 1 ima a  out notice. Any tenant paying bed: chance to buy lots for $150 and they  time rates for lights, and who allows are now $2500." The woods are full  lights to burn allriight will be charged  of them. ���������'���������;  double rate. Any tenant using a larger Send post card for, particulars right  lamp  or   globe  will   be  charged   six "��w;  every  day  you   delay  you  Do net forget the $ 10.00 per month  for real estate between Vancouver and  New Westminster.  We know of one case where $500  invested half way between the two  cities five years ago made $20 000.  There are hundreds of others, in fact  this is an investment where there is an  absolute certainty of big profits wilh  no risks.  There never was.a .better time  to  invest than the present.    Over twenty-  five million dollars is being, expended  on and around that little strip of land,  and that is bound to increase in value.  Remember: great big level lots close  to car line  with  splendid   view   only  $150; $20 down and $10 per  month,  without   interest,   and   three  months  extension if necessary  on  account   of  loss of work or illness.  Do not be one of those who will be  telling in a year  or   so  "Oh, I had a  C. H. Kerr  -PRESENTS.  Grace  Cameron  SCHOOL SUPPlMs  iiAL,b, etc.     Let us  supply >0.ir wa'uie :n  Svimol supplieB     '  OFFICE   STATIONER* V  WE a-e ln-nilqii.-irters for all o/li :o n quiii'incnte. ' BL'AXK  BOO IC* kept in stock���and 'what we have not. trot we cuu fjet  for you.     INK,   WRITING  MATERIAL, RULES, Etc     ....  McRAE BROS., limited  (,      Magazines      ��**       Daily Papers       ^       Stationery  n  ">i��a���*ia���l���nii������aa���na^"**"��ia���"S-'�����"W������F ���a*aa^��a^Ma����B...a��.,�����a.��^   A BOUT BA IC IIV O  are  rtTbc sraodear of ihe scenery U unrivalled  Sfoontol'M.snow peaks, forests, lakea.wslerlall/,  iWaiiaz, Tocetinir, fishing, ehootlng, ezenrsirca j  tennis.   Its-winter climate  ia unsDmanaeti ic r I  atiUneos '-.������,. HAKST McJNTOSH.  FOR SALE-Fir and  Tamrack $5 per cord  Pine $4.50 per cord.  Phone Your Order To  ,.  s.      No. B 3-2  :feiNTOMINe  Men of personality avoid the com-  mompjace in  dress. > They; Incline  towards clothes   with   an. element  of character:1"' Whether it^ be a snit  or an overcoat of ours,- that element  is positive.   It has its source-in the  exceptional manner in which every  garment is designed  and  tailored.  We invite you to inppect our showing   of  WOOLLENS   FOB   FALL  SUITS.     It is an exhibit of line  fabrics     ....  months back rent.���Phoenix Electric j losing   money.���The   Wright   Invest  Lighting Co.  Ltd   JX. Martin Sec.:'���"���" I ment Co., Grand Forks, B. C.  THE DAINTY COMIC  OPERA STAR WILL  APPEAR   IN       ..    ..  "LITTLE  DOLLY  DIMPLES  SUPPORTED  BY OTHER  CLEVER .ARTISTS ..    ..  PHOENIX OPERA HOUSE  Saturday,  ^  PRICES, 75c $ 'OO  PL A N OF H A LL AT TOM B RO WN 'S.  LL things good jo eat  at J'RKNDERGAST'S.      u'e  kinds of Cakes. Pies and ��� Cookies, and everything else m  bakestufis that's good. Of course, they're fresh���as fresh, as  they can be, coining out of the oven several times a day. It's  hard to beat our baking.    Try some-and you'll know.        DELICIOUS   BUT1ERCUP   ICE   CREAM-    -.  CHOICEST   GRADES   OK   CHOCOLATES'  We   bake ail    )  TK? Pioneer lor Fins Commercial Printing  MEANS  in the CARNEY COPPER  MINE,  t^C^TED IN ���E FAMOUS COEUR D'ALENES OF  IDAHO. ^      >       ^6       ^       &       #       j.       j  R. HORRELL  l^��.. MERCHAST TAILOR.  A contract for 200 feet of crosscutting and drifting has been let, and the Contractor takes all his mv in <��nrlc     w    u       ���  FEW THOUSAND SHARES of his stock at 7^  Ceats ��eir <��5K���   !*t      t?? P J        ��   '    Hc has gIven me an option on a  ���?j-v. aur s rj^*2**?- ??t T^rrFr? '-"-==���  MAH^IN,  $m

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