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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 21, 1907

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Array s-isaziffl&Es&i^M^^  i  4  *  f.  i  ���      i  H  ���i  1  4  AND  MINING JOURNAL.  Eighth Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH''COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21,  1907.  No.  4?  /is  JJB^ ���^'���^���^���<-.  Us  (Ss  $  As  fa  A  <IS  AS  to  to  to  /is  to  to  to  to  as  to  to  to  *  to  to  /IS  /IS  AS  ���  Autumn Reminders in  Men's Apparel  Ty'^.-j,     Stetson & Christy   Hats, Under-  ���   *^ ^^' *^.:,     v/ear at all  prices.    Tweed  and  "*' Flannel Shirts, Carss Mackinaws  ������������.-��� Sweaters, in Hudson Bay' Knitt  ing Co., Knit-to-fit and Monarch  Brands. Perrins Mocha and  Kid Gloves. Wool arid Cashmere Hosiery, Tweed and Worst,  ed Pants, would, be good value  at twice the price we ask for them.  ..;.-.''.:���. ' , .?..'-'.,���',���. Complete.line.of.Rubbers, Min-  '.;.-'.. :'���'���������'���"���"���������'��� ing Shoes, from the Best   Manu-  ,';'������"' ,''i>V facturers in Canada.  '. '-'.. '   '.'1 '.'-V      '''..' '' ( .*     ; '   v  We Garry the Largest; Stock of  Trunks and Suit Cases  in the City.    . v.  A few of .our lines in  Ladies' Fall and Winter Wear  %, DOMINION CO.  v    IS ENLARGING  Smelting Capacity  Is  Being Increased,  New  Dress Goods, Wrapperettcs and  Flannelettes,. Top Skirts, all  styles and prices, Sateen and  Moreen Underskirts. Cashmere  arid Worsted Hosiery, Kid, Silk  and; Fabric" Gloves. "Watson  Brand" Wool Underwear, "Crescent Brand" Flannelette Gowns  and Underwear, "Morning Glory  Brand" of. wrappers, Louise  Dresses, Long and Short Kim-  onas, imported direct from manufacturers. ., in;, Chicago, Sheets,  and Sheeting, Linens, Towels  and' Towellings? .v.;-. .-.,,/.  Lumber Ordered For Capacious  Office Building.  LIMITED.  �����*����$ ^e^^t^^^  l^^^aaaalsaaaa^^f  C^%_/  Now is the1 season of the year  for securing fruit for preserving, and  as we have fresh shipments, direct  from the Orchards, almost daily, we  can make the prices right.  Peaches,  Pears,   Plums,  Apples  and Many pther Varieties.  We also have JARS in any quantity, Pints and Quarts, and the  Sugar to do them up with.  Send us your order at once���we'll do  the rest and do it right.  fc-tf  orriii daomt&oti&C^  ^^  It has been definitely announced  that the Dominion Copper Co. will at  once begin the work of enlarging the  capacity of its smelting plant, located  at Boundary Falls. This last summer  a new giant furnace, with a capacity of  some 700 tons daily���among the very  largest in Canada���was placed in commission, thus enlarging the old battery  of two small blast furnaces to .some  1200 tons daily. The new furnace has  mechanical feed devices, somewhat  similar to those in use at the Granby  and B. C. Copper Co. smelters, but  the two old furnaces have still been  fed by hand. While copper was bringing 25 cents per' pouna,Mhe margin  was sufficient so that the difference in  cost of feeding was not so pronounced,  but with copper at 15 or 16 cents, the  case is different;'' and" the old hand  feeding will be done away with, and the  electric motor used in the enlarged  plant when finished, a few weeks later.  It is the intention to tear down the  two old blast furnaces and rebuild  them together, making one ��� larger furnace that will exceed the new furnace  by some'two or three feet in length..  This will result in giving the smelter  a capacity of several tons per day more  than the present plant has���and the  ore can be fed at less expense than at  present.  The two old furnaces have already  been blown out and the work of reconstruction commences at once, the plans  having been worked out by Manager  W. C. Thomas and Consulting Engineer M. M. Johnson some time  since. It is expected that a couple of  months will suffice to make the changes  and enlargements needed. I  As a result of the curtailing of ore  shipments by the Dominion Copper  Co.'s mines, most of the men employed  at the Brooklyn andTdahomihes were  laid off Thursday, for the time being,  but the force is kept on at the company's Rawhide mine in this camp, at  the Mountain Rose mine, Summit  camp, and at the Sunset mine, Dead-  wood camp���and these mines will  keep the 700-ton furnace in continuous  operation till the enlarged plant is  ready, when a larger mining force than  before will be required to get out the  increased tonnage needed.  Supt. Chas. Rundberg was asked  how long he expected to find it  necessary to curtail operations at the  Idaho and Brooklyn, and said it depended entirely on the time required  to complete the alterations at the  smelter. Meantime, he may do some  necessary work at the mines referred  to.  Plans have been drawn for the Dominion Copper Co. for a new central  office building and warehouse, to be  erected on the Idaho claim as soon as  possible. The necessary lumber has  been ordered, and work will start by  the carpenter gang when it arrives.  The plans call for a building, 24 feet  by 75 feet, two stories, the warehouse  itself occupying a space 24 x 48 feet.  The building will be specially arranged  for the purpose intended, and it is  hoped to occupy it before winter sets  in.  Mrs. L. L. DeVoin left this week  for a visit in Spokane and Seattle.  r Murdock Mclntyre and  wife made  a visit to Rossland early this week.  Mrs. Frederic Keffer has gone east  tovisit relatives'at Columbus, Ohio.  .'!��� ���.-'������  r    Puncan Ross, M.P., is off again on  a trip, this time said to be at Ottawa.  J. E. W. Thompson visited the fruit  belt around Myers, Falls, Wash., this  week'.' ������};���'���-  Noble Binris,! of Trail, spent last  Sunday in camp, looking after local  business interests,  Mrs. W. A. Murray and mother,  Mrs; Finley, left Monday for Spokane  and Kennewick, Wash.  J. P. McLeod, Greenwood's well  known barrister, is in Seattle receiving  expert oculist treatment.  Mrs. Wiiliami'C. Hower, of Mullan,  Idaho, arrived this week on a visit to  her mother, Mrs.'.Dawson.  Mr. and Mrs; Kennedy and Hamar  Ashley, of Seattle, arrived Thursday  on a visit to L. Y. Birnie.  W. C. Thomas, manager of the  Dominion Copper Co., was in Nelson  this week, and took in the fair.  Isaac Crawford, formerly of Phoenix,  but now of .Greenwood, was in town  Monday, having realty holdings here.  W. H. Cotter, of New York, selling  diamonds for diamond drilling purposes, spent a few days: in camp this  week.  Ed J. Allen, of the Granby compressor engineering staff, is away on a  visit" with his brother at Red Deer  Montana.  ��� Joe Ingram, of the local Great  Northern staff, expects to leave tomorrow for a two week's vacation at  the coast.  Mrs. J. V. R. Diinlop has been  spending the week' in; Nelson with her  sister,, taking in the fair. She will re  turn next week.    ���:  ; George E. Cole, who' has been in  McKinney for several months, returned to Phoenix j this week and resumed'his old position on the Granby  engineering staff.   _J  A. S. Hood, police magistrate, who  accompanied his "daughter-in-law, Mrs.  .A. _Bi-Hood,-east-last.Saturday.-expects  to visit Montreal, Halifax and Boston  before returning early next month.  E. S. Birnie, brother of Alderman  L. Y. Birnie, spent last Sunday in the  city, he is now making his headquarters  in Winnipeg, as travelling man for  some large British Columbia lumber  concerns.  H. Mortimer-Lamb,: secretary of the  Canadian Mining Institute, was in  camp from Montreal this week. Mr.  Lamb was the founder of the Boundary  Creek Times at Greenwood, but  latterly makes his home in Montreal.  COKE WILL BE  MORE PLENTY  Boundary Mining Notes  Granby Gets  Interest  In The Crow,  Jay P.  Graves Is Now on The  Directorate.  COUNCIL RESOLUTES  REGARDING COKE  Thanksgiving Day, October 31.  By proclamation of the governor-  general, Thanksgiving Day throughout  the Dominion has been set for Thursday, October 31. The commercial  travellers endeavored to have the date  set for a Monday, so that they might  arrange to spend the annual festival at  home with less loss of time than in any  other way.  C. P. R. traffic receipts for. the week  ending Sept. 14, were $1,463,000.  For the same week last year they were  $r,371,000.  Those who attended the Fifth  Annual Nelson fruit fair this week, report that it was a most successful  event. Quite a number were present  from the Boundary.  The U Know club was organized  here Thursday with the following  officers: H. M., Harry James; M. 1'.,  J. J. Strutzel; J. L. S., C. L. Thornber;  K. K. K., E. P. Shea. Its purpose  is literary and musical entertainment,  and it is intended to give monthly  dances.  At the meeting of the members and  congregation of St. Andrews' Presbyterian church, held last Sunday evening,  a unanimous call was tendered Rev.  Samuel Lundie to become the settled  pastor of the church, Mr. Lundie having not previously had a regular call,  but having done good worn since his  residence in Phoenix.  Decides to Send Same to the  Government.  Mayor Mathison and Aids. Porter,  Birnie and Carson were present at  Wednesday's semi-monthly meeting of  the city council. A light was ordered  placed at the corner of Banner street  and Dominion avenue and the following accounts were ordered paid:  D. L. Mclntominey $ 10.00  James Bryson      30.80  B. C. Telephone Co.      '2.95  Vancouver Rubber Co    300.00  M. M. Stephens      2S.90  Dr. J. D. MacLean        15-00  Hotel Alexander        5 25  M. Mclntyre    238.04  Hotel Brooklyn        3.15  It now seems assured that there will  be no more coke shortages for British  Columbia smelters that are supplied  by the collieries of the Crow's Nesi  Pass Coal Co. For some time pust  there have been rumors that some one  was securing large interest in this company, and it is now known that the  Granby Co. bought outright a considerable block of the shares ofiliai  concern. F. H. McGuigan, one of die  directors of the company retired, and  Tay P. Graves, general manager of the  Granby Co., was placed on the board.  A week or two ago Mr. Graves  visited Fernie and had a consultaticn  with G. G. S. Lindsay, the manager ol  the coal concern, and as it is pretty  well known that Mr. Graves is a man  who does things and has little time for  posing as a dummy director, an increased output of coke is already beginning to be felt at all smelters-  having contracts with the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. It also goes without  saying that no further coke shipments  will be made to Montana smelters till  British Columbia reduction works are  fully supplied.  As every one in this section is fully  aware, the Granby and other smelters  have had periodical troubles on  account of coke shortages. The  Granby directors stood this state of  affairs as long as they cared to, and  then simply purchased an interest . in  the big coke concern. Competent  judges have stated that the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co. owns the mos>t  valuable and extensive coal measure":  in the west. It is now a certainty that  the concern will be conducted hereafter  in a business like manner, and that its  first business will be tp.,dig coal and  make coke, rather than to play the  ��ame of politics or make trouble with  employees. ' Control has not been  secured outright, but it is understood  the Granby Co. has put several hundred thousand dollars in the company,  and the voice of Mr. Graves will be  heard and his influence felt in the conduct of the company���all of which, it  is believed, will be to the benefit of  the metalliferous mining industry of  British Columbia.  PHOENIX MEN ARE IN IT.  In another week the new compressor  should be ready for operation at the  Crescent mine.  Granby smelter has been running  pretty steadily this week with a full  battery of eight furnaces.  Development is being steadily prosecuted at the Skylark mine with a small  force of men under Supt. Rowe. :  It is understood that it. costs from  one to two cents per pound more to  make copper than it did a year ago.  This week the Emma, in Summit  camp, sent 580 tons of ore to the  Granby smelter and 100 tons to the  Trail smelter.  Work and shipments from the B. C.  Copper Co.'s Napoleon mine, near  Boyd's, Wash., have been discontinued  for the present.  This week Snowshoe's shipments  were 2,100 tons of on: to the Trail  smelter 2,560 tons to Greenwood,  making a total of 4,660 tons.  The initial dividend of the company's  stock, distributed September 4th, was  sent out to approximately 1375 stockholders of the British Columbia Copper Co.  In the drop in copper stocks this'  week there have been some great: opportunities to secure bargains in dividend payers in the Boundary and elsewhere.  Secretary Madden, of the Providence  Mining Co., has sent notices, to shareholders of the annual meeting of the  company, to be held in Greenwood  early in October.  This week the diamond drill in use  at the War Eagle mine on the surface,  was transferred to the 100-foot level in  the shaft, where a; number of bore  holes will be drilled.  Contractors have completed the  raise of some 150 feet from the Granby  Curlew tunnel level to the intermediate  level, thus greatly improving the air in  that part of the mine. '  At the Dominion Copper Co.'s smelter this week���the last before, beginning dismantling the two smaller  furnaces for enlargement���a record  treatment was made, being 7,968 tons  for the seven days.  This week the B.C. Copper "Co.  smelter-treated 5,043 tons of Mother  Lode ore, 165 tons of Lone Star, r45  tons of Napoleon, and 3,528 tons of  Snowshoe and custom ore, making  8,SSi tons treated for the week.  Manager McAllister, of the B. C  Copper Co., this week reports a slightly  better outlook for coke, and, whereas  he has been put to it to keep two furnaces in operation, that task is now  easier, but not easy enough for three  furnaces.  NO CORNER   I  IN COPPER  '���  !     '���'   '-'������' '������'���   >'���'������   '   ���     '    -     >������ ���    ���:   *'������'.'���   i;~   ���  Amalgamated y Gould  Not Do This. I  Consumption and Production  Expected to Balance*  Flghllox  Grand  Trunk   Pacific  Houston.  Wilb   John  Total $642.09  The following resolutions regarding  the coke shortage was passed and or  dered sent to Hon. Richard McBride,  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Duncan Ross, M.  P., and John Mclnnis,  M. L. A.:  Whereas, the welfare of the entire  population of the Boundary country  depends upon a steady continuance of  the mining and smelting industries;  and,  Whereas, the aforesaid industries  are frequently hampered, and sometimes brought to a standstill through  the lack of coke for the  smelters; and,  Whereas, such lack of coke is chiefly  due to the fact that the coke produced  from the product of Canadian coal  mines is being continuously exported  to the United States, when badly  needed by the British Columbia smelters; and,  Whereas, the shortage of coke is  occasionally caused through the failure  of the railway companies to supply  sufficient cars for transportation; therefore, be it,  Resolved, by the Municipal Council  of the corporation of the city of Phoenix that the Dominion and Provincial  Governments be memorialized to do  everything that lies in their power to  remedy the state of affairs hereinbefore  described, both in regard to the exportation of coke to the United States,  and the lack of ..J.quate transportation facilities.  According to reports from the coast,  John Houston, publisher of the the  Prince Rupert Empire, has gained a  point on the big railroad company,  which would not sell him a lot or even  allow him to locate his printing plant  at the Pacific coast terminal of that  company, and necessitated so far the  printing of the paper at Vancouver.  But ]ohn is a born fighter, and seemingly has scortd one against his giant  rival, with the aid of two old Phoenix  men.  Jimmy McCague and Bill Hanna,  former residents here, located two  mineral claims for Mr. Houston, and  one for themselves, in the heart of  Prince Rupert, and have had the  claims duly recorded, according to law.  Lawyers in Vancouver have been retained, and John proposes io take  possession of some of the choicest loti  in Prince Rupert and have plenty of  room to publish several papers if he so  desires. Meantime, the railroad company is playing back at John by seizing  his press, which has been on the wharf  at Prince Rupert since July, and the  merry war is oh. Sympathy is undoubtedly with the beligerent editor of the  Empire.  Makes A Baker's Dozen.  As far as can be learned, there  have been altogether thirteen sets of  resolutions passed in Kootenay and  Yale, protesting against the coke shortage at provincial smelters, as follows:  Kaslo, Nelson and Rossland boards of  trade; Rossland and Phoenix city  councils; unions and employees at  Kossland, Trail, Phoenix, Grand  Forks, Boundary Falls, Greenwood  and Summit. They were all along the  same lines, to ask the government to  make the large coke producers and  common carriers give better service  to British Columbia smelters.  Latest Prices 10 Metals  New York���Copper, electrolytic, $14.  75 <@ $15.00;  lake. $15.00    @ $15.50.  Bar Silver. C<7^  L����<1. $4.65 to *4.75.  Spelter, $5.80 @ $5.90.  Declaring that the Amalgamated in  terests could not hope to control the  price of copper, of which they produce  only 25 per cent', Jay P. Graves of  Spokane, manager of the Granby  mines and smelters, is reported to have  stated as follows, this week in Spokane:  "When a commodity like copper  goes unusually high we always look for  a reaction, and when that reaction  comes it frequently happens that people  get frightened, and the price goes  lower than conditions would seem to  warrant. I do not care to express an  opinion asto the future course of the  market. That is the province of the  manufacturers."  Shown a report that H. H. Rogers  and his Standard 'Oil associates had  attempted to maintain the price of  copper at an artificial level by., cornering   the  metal  and   had  failed,   Mr.  Graves said:    - "Here are-some figures which prove  conclusively that Mr. Rogers would  not attempt to corner copper: Cole-  Ryan properties, 150,000,000. pounds;  Phelps-Dodge & Company, 175,000,  000 pounds; Calumet and Hecla, 100,  000,000 pounds; and Amalgamated  properties, 250,000,000 pounds; Granby company, 20,000,000 pounds.'  "The consumption of copper1 last  year was 10 per cent greater than the  production, and that production this  year probably would have been 10 per  cent less than the amount consumed if  the flurry in financial and business  circles had not occurred. Since this  flurry may restrict consumption, I believe the books may balance this year  and show that. the production will -  about equal the demand."  New ScandlMVlan Officers.  The officers of Phoenix Lodge No.  47,   of the Scandinavian  Fellowship  and Aid Society, who were chosen at  the meeting of organization, held   last  week Friday, were as   follows:    President, Andrew Johnson; vice-president,  Carl Helmer; financial secretary, Emil  Carlson; vice financial   secretary, Eric  Lundemo;  recording  secretary,   John  A. Forsberg; vice recording secretary,  Louis Carlson;  treasurer, Frank   Lundemo; marshal, Oscar Fernstrom; vice  marshal,    John   Anderson;   chaplain,  John    Dyrkorn;    vice-chaplain,   Carl  Johnson;   inside  guard,  Ole   Nordin;  outside guard, Thomas  Stenson; trustees, Charles Hagan, Gust.   F.   Erick-  son and Gust. Johnson.  The lodge started with a charter  membership of 44, with a number of  others whose names were on the list  but were unable to attend. Adolf  Nelson, deputy organizer, of Wakefield, Mich , was present to start the  lodge off in right shape. Mr. Nelson  also instituted a lodge in Rossland on  Thursday of this week.  Reginald W. Brock and W. H. Boyd,  of the Dominion geological survey,  were the mineral exhibit judges at the  Nelson Fair.  September ai,  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  flic following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary  iy��2, for 1903, for 1004, for 1905. for 1906, and 190  It-r  1900  64.553  ��97  There was an attendance  the   Eagles   band   meeting  evening.  of 22  at  Thursday  Among the Railway Men.  Steel has finally been laid on tht:  Great Northern's Victoria shaft spur  for the Granby mines, and the finishing touches in the way of surfacing arc  now being completed.  All is now getting to be activity on  the Great Northern's extension into  the Similkameen from Keremeos on,  and residents of that section are delighted accordingly.  Supt. D. C. Coleman, of the Koot-  enay-Boundary division of the C. P. K ,  was in camp Tuesday in his private  caboose, trying to arrange to better the  ore service from this camp.  J. M. Doyle, a veteran conductor on  the Spokane Falls & Northern, has  been promoted to the position of assistant superintendent, in place of W.  R. Smith, who has also been pro  raoted.  Mink.      Camp.  Granby Miues..Phoeutx  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwd  11. C Mine Summit  Ktuma -Summit  Oro Denoro ...Summit  Ilonuie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem.. I'll nix  Idaho IMioetux  Haw hide Phoenix  SutLset Deadwood  Moutitn Rose Summit  A thelstan.. Wellington  Murrisou ...Deadwood  K. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur Kiug....Sumrail  Winnipeg.... Wellington  GoIdeuCrowu Wellngtii  King Solomon W.Coppr  3ig Copper W.Coppr  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paria White's  Jewel Long Lake  Riverside...Ruck Creek  Carmi West Hork  Sally West 1-ork  Rambler   Went Vol k  Butcher Boy_West Fork  Duucau West Hork  Providence...Providence      Klkhorn Providence      Strathmoie .Providence      Preston -.Skylark      Prince Heury....Skylark      Skylark Skylark      Last Chance Skylark      H. P. U. Mine...Skylark      Bay Skylark     Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helen Green wood      Ruby Boundary Kails      Republic Boundary KUs      Miscellaneous      3.330  Total,tous    96.000  , Smelter treatment���  Grauby Co    6a.3i>7  n.C.CoppcrCo   Dominion Copper Co   1901  '31.763  1,731  X902  309,858  30.SO0  mines lor 1900, for ?voi  as reported to'the Phoenix Pioneer���  Past  1905       1906  653,889 801.404         8.436  1903  393.718  71,313  1904  549.703  1907 Week  456.793 33.'8->  93,600     4,660  5.340  19.494  99.034  47.405  650  141,336  14,811  8.530  138,079  19.365  33,937  15,537  174.398  37.960  16,400  174.567  105,900  1.4SS  9.485  3.007  30  55.731  35,108  3."S6  4.747  >.S33  3.'77  =::  33,350  3.070  3.350  :,759  4.5S6  140.685  3.960  36,033  SO 3  550  7.455  15,-31  "5,646  3,339  3.555  150  560  363  3.450  333  364  33  13  150  1,076  3.350  1,040  7S5  635  3.435  B7S  ;.'..;z     S86  665  2,000  3V>  483  160  3,060  890  79  30  us   30  76  ,1  l6S,*5o  1.370  7.084  5.346  680  ��.J'4  43,153  '.509  '3.6J3  1,318  5�� .880  3.59'  36,996  '.3y6  -'.732  049  354  t  3.450  390.SOO  130,818  1:7.611  993  4UO  167  736  335  53  50  JOO  335  50S.S76  UH.DOO  500  690.419  401,931  163,313  ��� 33,5/0  77o  '.io  535  689  355  73  30  40  90  80  ,140  40  140  20  '5  589  324  t  60  750  500  829,808 933,5481.161.537885,977  41,731  5^6,252    687,983 828,879 447.574  210.484   210,830    123,740 l3o, 08  30,930    84,059   318,811  139,671  19.622  S8S1  7.968  ' Total reduced...  62,38.1   348439   460,940 697.404   837,6*6982.8771,171,430867.353     36,471  1 ������ Gr&&&/&~<l><Q>,&,&ufr&&,��,,��~& &&&&&~&&&&'&,&&&4> �����:<><B  m  i��V|  *.n  KM  Hi  )  1 fit 41  ���:r 3 >n\tt\���5-yi t-..��>'i.c ���  i-|M|5'fe&l  ��� ���>>:?.<&*<:��� ��� sal  ;"'*Sw��-iM0'l  ������V.-Hiifc'-v'a'l  ���������f.mm  IP  ' }'<:\M- ','  life��:  JiMi''SK";-''"sl  , r^'o^-'.'.^'^i;!  :: .������'������"1!''?"'���'":���  ���a j'*1 ���  :'��';'���.;  '���'������V;:&..:.  ���'���fi.-i vis?; CUE   PHOBHIX   PfONEKR.  J-1 fli  31  i  *.���'  ..*  >W    <{j*  ��Wi  .iMA    ?���  41  \%  ��8  ��3i  ut-  lew  tep.  as  lW'  an  Tea That Never Varies  "K  Dl:  selected from  "the J3aih^ plantations  Not picked , up here,  there and everywhere  as so many teas are.  Sold in Lead Packets Only 50c* lb.  ,cf   <-..,.������ ���   ���...'..,.,-, ������-������.-      '��� ' ' : "       . '        ���'���''.������  o.��o *���>*���<"�� r>s<v crxtxi <^��<v cmo **!>��  ? our Copper ��ornerS  A MATTKRS CK  INTBK.RST   TO   THOSK   INTERESTED  p *'  ���'     '       COPJ'KR   MINING    INDUSTRY  ���<�� oe<* o��<* troo ��^#-<* vi<i  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary, Mining. roumal.  IN1ID CHMT1IIU��1> n Til  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PBOBMIX. >. C.  �����W. ���'. WILLCOK. M*WA��IH.  Telephonta j ��,,���,������., residence, No. ij.  auaacairrioHa in advahcb.  Par Year '...'. ���>���<��  MxKnUM  ����5  Tatbe United State*, per year��� ���  ��.jo  ���^.��^^.w ��^^  If you are not a anbscr ber to thta paper,  (a an invitation to yon to become one.  thli  Adverting rates .furauheo. on application  Cecal aotkea J��,and 3 ceata per line.  Four weekly i'uaertlona constitute one month's J  adrett ��lng.  ��9��7      SEPT.  1  1907!  i   1  Saa. Msa.' T8i��. Wit   Taa  ft..  Sit.  1  * ���   ��   - 3      4    5  6  t;  8 �� 9   <-io-  11  ia  13  14  15    16    17    18 19  20  21  .22      23      34      25 .26  27  28  29   30  ause of Drop m  .Copp  ��������  many  to the  In all sections 'where copper' is produced,-unusual interest is^ now felt' fn  .-the; price of. the metal, and  " theories have been advanced as  cause of the drop in the price  of cbp-  ' per from 26 'to 16'cents and'less per  pound. The ..copper mines whose  costs per pound for production are the  ' heaviest, are, of course, hit the hardest,  "as it'leaves them1'the "smallest' margin  on which to work. Inversely, those  with .lowest,costs���the Boundary pro-  , ducers being well up in this class-  have the largest margin to 'operate ,on  1 with copper at or about 15 cents' per  pound.   '       '   " ,. , T  In this connection, the, opinion. of  v George L. Walker, editor of the iBoston  Commercial, who recently- took a long  trip   through'* the  Important' copper  * regions of the west and northwest, is of  j interest.    Here is what he says in his  1 last issue:  "The claim that there is an accumulation of 200,000,000 to 300,000,000  pounds of copper is absurd.    Itj is  'r' "possible that producers hold a total, of  -100,000,000 to  150,000,000 pounds  of unsold copper which is refined and  ready for consumption. To claim that  ���j- the amount is greater than this, how-  k -xever, is to arguethatconsumption-has  ,- decreased 75% rwithin, .three months,  .    which, of course, is'impossible.'   The  ��� limited amount "of investigation  which  ��� I-have been able to make since my  return from the west convinces me that  all the unmanufactured copper above  ground is held by producers. Under  normal conditions consumers would be  carrying at least 100,000,000 pounds  in their working stocks.  "As soon as money conditions ease  up slightly this copper "will change  ownership. In the meantime there is  no other class of corporations in existence, not excepting the banks, which  is in as good a condition to finance  ioo,oco,ooo to 200,000/000 pounds of  copper as the producers themselves.  Their treasuries are strained.to the  bursting point with profits which have  accumulated during the past three  years of high priced copper.  "The   reversal   of  conditions  has  given the trade a severe "jolt," and it  is natural,  therefore,   that pessimistic  opinions  should be  heard  on  every  side.    It is not impossible, of course,  that 'the worst is yet to come'; but I  feel perfectly satisfied myself that the  copper production during the coming  two or.three years will be absorbed and  consumed at iS cents per pound, provided producers are wise enough to be  united and firm in asking that price.  It must be remembered that electrical  development the world over has only  just begun."���������.'..  Dominion of Canada are concerned,  that British Columbia has continually  been favored with the short end of tho  stick. This is emphasized by the  editor of Canada, a weekly with 70,000  circulation, that is issued in London,  who in Vancouver recently asserted  that, compared with other provinces,  but little is heard of British Columbia  and its remarkable possibilities in the  Mother Country. Preference has been  continually* given in advertising of this  character to provinces further east, and  they are reaping the benefit.  At the same time, Canada's editor  points out that the chances for the  legitimate investment of capital and  increase in population in British Col-  Jumbia are equal to the best. He  {thinks, and rightly, that a systematic  campaign of education along these  lines should be undertaken in England  ���and that it would be productive of  good results, bringing much idle capital  here and thousands of immigrants as  well.  The latter phase is most important  and pressing just now, in view of the  general shortage of rough labor throughout the province, and in view of the  flood of Orientals now landing in Vancouver. British Columbia should be  a white man's country���on this nearly  all classes are agreed. A persistent  campaign along the jight lines in the  old, country should attract the very  best class of settlers, > every one of  whom could undoubtedly better their  condition by coming to British Columbia. * The-' government at Victoria  should'take this matter up, as the-Dominion authorities seem to prefer to  exploit the northwest provinces to the  exclusion of this province. And yet  many are now emigrating from the  northwest to British Columbia all the  time.  Reason for Confidence. ,  Copper is weakening arid copper  mining shares are depressed. In consequence, several small mines have  been shut down and the operations of  the larger companies are curtailed, says  Mining and Scientific Press. It is  stated that the Amalgamated Company  sold a large consignment of, copper at  15 cents, and that producers are timid.  Certainly, buyers have been withholding their orders and as production continues there will be an accumulation of  stock, endangering (he stability of the  market, It is likely that copper will  be weak for a while, but there is every  reason to feel confident as to the  future. Industrial depression will have  to be severe and world-wide before the  market can stay at anything like 15  cents. We expect to see the metal  again at between 20 and 25 cents, that  is, in the course of a year or so, after a  period of unsteadiness. In the meanwhile copper that costs anywhere near  15 cents to produce had better be kept  underground.  Electrical Requirements.  "The coming two or three years are  going to witness remarkable  IN    THE ^  Walker- in* the Boston Commercial  "On my trip through the west I learned  of hundreds of well-defined plans .to  establish-new power plants on rivers  and streams to generate and distribute  electricity. The scope of some of  these undertakings may be judged by  one I heard of the other day. A company proposes to build a plant at Twin  Falls, Idaho, and sell several thousand  electrical horsepower at the mill,  smelter and mines at Ely, Nevada]  about 245 miles distant."  In the Northwest steam power costs  all the way from $65 to $125 per  horsepower per year. Electricity is  being sold there for $35 to $54 per  horsepower already, and all of the  hydro-electric enterprises are earning  tremendous profits. This means that  copper is every day a growing competitor of coal. It is driving coal out  of the mining districts, and it is beginning a successful contest for supremacy on the steam railroads.  These are important things to remember now when stock market prices  have had an extreme decline. The  market is,not going to stay downi  Copper production will continue the  most profitable industry in the country,  1M BKE&KFAST  ; LUNCH  DINNEB  SUPPER  Always Acceptable  Always Delicious  At all Grocers'.  TEA  BLACK, MIXED.,  NATURAL GREEN ..  Never Sold in Bulk.  ,       ,      .   ,        , , ���       progress j for there must be a big demand for the  in   the  electrical   world," says  G.  L. J metal at high prices." 0  Newt Always Wanted.  My gopd friend, help  the editor in  his wild-eyed search for news, says an  exchange.    When your friends  come  to see you, if you are not  ashamed of  it tell him; when your wife gives a tea  party, if you have recovered from the  effects of the gossip, drop in with the  news; when a baby arrives  fill  your  pockets with cigars and call; if you go  to a  party  steal  some   of the  good  things and leave 'em with the  item in  our sanctum.    If your wife licks  you  I come and let us  see your scars, and  'tender sympathy  through  the  paper.  If youi  mother-in-law has died, don't  be bashful about it.    Give in  all the  common place news.    In short, whatever makes you feel  proud, sad, lonesome or glad, submit it to our twenty-  four carat wisdom and see our matted  locks stand upon ends with  gratitude,  which will pour from , every  pore -like  moisture   from   the  . dew-besprinkled  earth.  A Fortune la Fireworks.  TheJaxative effect of Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets is so agreeable and so natural you can hardly  realize that it is produced by a medicine. These tablets also cure indigestion and biliousness1. Price 25 cents.  Samples free at all druggists.  A small fortune will be 'expended in  fireworks at the opening carnival of the  Interstate Fair, when ten thousand  dollars' worth of powder will be burned.  The Mystic Order, of; Enakops has  already purchased the fireworks from  the Pain company of, New York, and  most of the display seen at the opening  the ?f Jamestown .Tercentennial' will be  reproduced at the fair this year?  '_ _ One_ OjT^ie^hiet.-featui:es~of---th*-  rdisplay wilTTrJethe burning of a cottage,  the arrival of an electric fire engine and  the subduing of the flames by a stream  of fire directed by an automatic fireman.  AH will be produced by the power of  the powder alone, and this display will  be one of the finest ever seen in the  country. Another tableau will show  the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, and  there will be a number of other large  set pieces.  Billooa Aiceailoai.  Balloon ascensions at night, with a  10,000 candle power electric light,1  such as is used on modern battleship's,  playing on the daring'aeronaut, will' be  one of the new and sensational features  to be seen af'the Interstate'Fair, which  will be held at Spokane from Septerri^  ber 23 to October 5. ,l\  ' Arrangements have been practically  completed by the management of the  fair for this attraction, and in addition  to the usual daylight; < ascensions! in  front of the grandstand there'will be  ascensions at night: i;The!, powerful,  searchlight will be kep't:trained oh' the  parachute from the moment the-balloon leaves the earth until the time  that: the aeronaut alights , after! trie  ascent./ .   ' .. ������"���! .���:���;'���;���:.-. :'"'  sm  The BEST. Cheapest  and most Satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Hundreds of satisfied  don't  oelieve  it come  .WHO SAYS SO?  ' 'customers.--If you  and examine goods.  A F��fl Ltee; of Vndetweai, Shirts, Shoes, Ti��s,etc,  ���    iust arrived.    AH, new seasonable goods at old  arid Cheapest prices.  1*tOMAS&BROWN,  wir       ��'    TTT T-       1       .       1 /BIRN1H BLOCK,  Men s Wear Exclusively. ; knob mix avk., phoenix.  oxhd-o:o:o.ooo.o.o.ox>.ox>.o.o.o.o.oiQ.o.o.o  P. 0. Bex 58.  Phoenix Market. 'Mona *  P.BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants. y  Choice Um of Fresi aad Cnred Meats.  PoBltry, Fish ail 6am ia Seawi.  AH '> Orders ' Receive Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway, Eholtand all the' other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C.; Alberta and Y��kon.' _-'  ���'���:'<. Headquarters forBoandary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  5:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:3jo>j.c.o.  ro.oo.o.o.o.oj  PROVINCIAL.  *  i -     t (, -...������  ... .,   P��Wicil7 For ..This Province.  , ,It has appeared in the past,,as fi^r  ��s-geneml publicity campaigns- for the  Nelson's fifth annual Fruit Fair was  held this week.  Fernie will celebrate Garibaldi day  on September 23d.  One-fourth of the population of Vancouver is said to be Oriental.  The Britannia smelter at Crofton  has two large cargoes of coke coming  direct from Newcastle. Australia.  .-Agent Larke, in Australia, says  British Columbia, salmons-commands  the top price in the commonwealth.  The"department of the Interior has  just issued a new map of the railway  belt of British Columbia, an addition  which shows all timber limits.  The first annual convention of the  British Columbia Provincial Christian  Endeavor union will be held in the  Metropolitan Methodist church, Victoria, on Sept. 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29.  Westward Ho, is a bright, well  edited magazine published at Van  couver, and only three months old  It is getting better every issue, and its  publishers expect to have 160 pages in  the October issue.  The total revenue accrued to British  Columbia from timber during the fiscal  year ended June 30 last amounts to  $1,261,220. It is confidently expected that $1,1500,009 will be collected from the same source during the  current fiscal year.  A. P. Low, deputy minister of the  Dominion departrrient of mines, is now  in this province making a thorough enquiry into mining conditions to supplement the information being gathered  by the small army of experts the department has in the field doing similar  work in detail.  Ore Tonnage for Southeast Kootenay.  The following are the reported ore  shipments and smelter receipts ;in  Southeastern British Columbia districts  for the week ending Sept. 14^1907,  and the year, to date, in tons.: "  DISTRICT. WEEK." YEAR;  '-���'���'" SHIPMENTS.  East of Columbia '       '':  River  Rossland    .  Boundary   ...  Was a Pair Proposition.       . j :  "Gibbs: "Ha! old fellow/how 'are  you? Just heard that-yoii : had igone  into the newspaper business." ' :V  ... Dibbs: "Yes. Just bought a country,  newspaper."- ..; ,;'.,,  VGibbs:; "That so! w!Why,-.ypur.can  give me an occasional puff.-rthen.", j >  Dibbs: "Certainly. What are-you  busy with now??'       .J ;,..,-   ;   >, "   i.j;;  Gibbs: "I am in ��� tb'e ci'otfiirig business���ready-made clothing." I;,  me an occasional suitpf.ciothes.", :  Gibbs: "Well, durino about that.; it  costs' money to manufacture' clothing,  you know;" ��� \���_:.���.  Dibbs: "That's  true; and', it costs  nothing to manufacture newspapers|" ;  Then they parted. "������;..-,  Standard Time  Iveave Phoenix, upper town, 9.3b a.in.  -.*�� "        lowertown, io.ooa.mi  ;Leave  Greenwood      -    =  3.06 p; in.  "Prompt intention to'Exp^ess and Freight.  PHOENJX OFFICE, WITH H. JAMBS, KNOB HILL AVE.  :)  1  D, L, McELROY, Proprietor:  ,  I.H.HALLETT  Barrister, SoLicnou,  Notary Ptuu-  ��� cable Artdrea��:      HAU.BTT.  /Bcdfotd M'Neili,  Coae>�� jMoielug.v Neal'��  ( r.Wber'a.  1     ^iRKKNWOOD,  H.0.  TUCK    COLLIN  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral n.._  Cor, Flntft Knob Hill Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C,  Kini{EdWard Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication 8 1, m    u  oiid Thursday ofeach iiioiitl, '  Hall. Mcllnlc Bfock.        "���M����o��it  J.J.STKUTZia  W.M.  M.M.8TKPHKNS.  Secretary.  Meet* every Moudny fiveulnj at Mlncm'  VliltltiK brethren cordially luvltcd.  J.P.McDoueal,   N. 0.  W. 8. Cook, Rec. Bec'y.  Wm. Plckard, Per. Hln.  Hal  8��Cy.'  PHOKNIX   AKRIB   NO   inw  Meets Vrhhy  in  . even.  .,-. ��' Mm en  VI��lllnK    brotlic,,  nlwayairclroiiie  J   Wkih, W.I'.  Hakky Jamrk,  W. Sic  A. ^MORRISON  f JEVELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Inspector for S. F. 4 N  (High Claia Gooda alwaya in Stock.)  Gkamd Fokks, B.C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TTJKANO, Prop.  IMA  laWOma^Halll  Hon.' F. J. Fulton Was' goae^io Col-,  orado, where, accompanied by''' Profj  Carpenter, he will inspect 'a' hurriber of  irrigation schemes in the , state of the  union j which is recognized as the most  advanced in this connection.''  T  2,932  4.444  33.349  97.724  187,168  340,585  Total ...    ...  SMELTER  SMELTER.  Grand Forks ...  Greenwood...; ...  Boundary Falls ...  Nelson   .     ...  Norlhport   ... ...  Marysville ...  Trail   ...     ......  ,   Total ...  40.725  h 125.47 7  WEEK.  YEAR.  19,827  5.487  446.933  235.983  6,031  133.270  M89  600  Il,340  67,838  22,6oO  5-677  164,769  ,39,1,11 1,082,733  Cbamberlalo's Cooih Remedy Oarer of the Ben  oa Ibe Market  For "many1 years'1 Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy has constantly gained  in favor and populairity,untilfit is how  one of the most^ staple medicines in:  use and' Has an enormous sale. It is,  intended especially ''for"' acute5'throat  and : lung diseases;- such' as coughs,  colds and croup, and -can'always be  depended ��� upon; It-is;'pleasant and  safe to;take and is''undoubtedlyM.the  best in the market for the purposes for  which it is intended.'- -Sold- by> jail  druggists. ..���:."-'.    ��� ���������' ���'       '   '������'  Building Lot Wanted.  MINERAL ACT.   -  Certificate of Improvenenls.  NOTicB.  '���.': Florence No. 2 Fractional?* Mineral-Claim,  situate iu the Greenwood. .'Mining Division of  Yalt district. Where looated:���In Greenwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that I.Isaac H. Hallett, aa  agent for Joseph J. Bauett, Free Miner's Certifi-  cate, No. ��10176, Intend,,sixtv; days,ftoro date  rT,       ��� ... ... I hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for >���  UnOersigned Wishes to trade   shares /Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  in   f*nnr?     ^r^l'��B   cili.oV.   nrnrx��f.,    ��� ' obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  Ill   gOOO,   active   Silver   property,   near |    And further Take Notice that action, uad.r  Section   37,  moot   be   commenced   before   the  issuance Of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this jth day of September, A.D,, 1907.  S����� "I. H. HAttBTT.  Wallace, Idaho, for building lot in  Phoenix or Greenwood. Apply to C.  Swanson, Box i3r, Phoenix, B. C.  ANT'  ACCIDBNT.  D. J. A4ath@isori  3n0urance Ugent  FroBLIXY    BONDS. .. .      " PLATE   GLASS  COMMISSIONER   FOR   TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  ". ';".."��� :'""��� '..".       ,      .'-, :. '., PHOENIX,-':Bid.  The resurvey of the British Columbia boundary from the Straits of  Georgia to the summit of the Rockies,  a distance of 410 miles, will be completed this year. Two hundred and  seventy-three bronze pillars will be  erected at a. distance of one and one-  half miles apart.  : A:creditable job of-printing* on ���the stationery you use,  is like a good suit of clothes when one is doing business  ���first impressions count.  " If you use a rubber*stamp on your letter heads or en-'  velopes, you will be: put; down as of the rubber-stamp:  ;talibre.i: If you are a business man, and use no printed;  stationery,,it is natural to suppose that your business is  not of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise. ,  If you'wish Modern-Stationery,'gotteriup by competent  workmen^/worked oh the best \ of stocky imported or  Homestic-^stationery that-does not have the earmarKS of  the Cheap j"phn printery, we can furnish it from the only  print shop in the: Boundary operated by electricity.  We know that business men of Phoenix have sent tp  Spokane, Chicago,  Detroit^ Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other- places,   in the past, for printing that could  have  been 'done  slight   here^���and   probably  in-��better'  style.      We'd charge a little more, of course,  just as the  merchant must charge more than  Cheap .John Tim-, of*  Toronto���and  its worth  a little vmore.     Besides, if you  'spend  your 'dollars -here for printing, you have a chance  to get them back some day through the Pioneer and its  employees.    If you spend them in the East,;you'11-never,  see them again.     We have'print shop facilities that no  other office in this section 'possesses.    Come and see us.  �����  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  smcialty, guaranteed water  ~~rrmf.'  Flr��i Street -        0pp. Kaob   III  ";��� �� PtaMali. B. C.  MINERAL ACT..  (Form f.)  Certificate af Improvement!.  v NOTICE.  :��� "Australia."������.'Fiji," "Hat Fractional," "Riven  Fractional," and "Tarantula 'Fractional," Mineral Claims situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale . District.. Where located-  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Tsaac II. Hallett. a��  -Agent for Kaic E. Tackbon, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 10056, Intend, sixty dsys from dale  hereof, to apply to the Miuine Recorder (or Ctr-  tificatea of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining; Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further Take Notice that action, uuder  section 37, mutt be commenced before the issuance or such Certificates ot Improvement*.  Dated tbia 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44��� I. H. H ��� IJ-.VTT.  CMUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUBDOCK fflcINTYBE, Prop.  35 Horses,   Full  Livery ; Eqiliprhent,  Have taken  over the  Lumber Yard  and will carry a  full  stock.  Pioneer Pu Wishing Co.  ���      ������ ���' .   ������ .      '   / ',���.'��� ������'-' '    ^��_P  '���  ���     J.'"!  Pioneer^iia.ng, 'PhJOCIli\/&A^  -Provides -a> Christian home tor students of both'Bexea at moderate rates.  Has ft preparatory class for junior students, doing trade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical -Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M";E.'L; and M.L.A. In University work, can take students throned  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A.-can be obtained from Toronto University, which the-college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  KeT. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D ,Princi��  pal; or Rev. J. P. Bowel!. Bunar.  Hospital DoMiiou*  <Lidt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hoh-  pital:   , R.Horrell  _���  J. B. Macaulay   A. F.Berrr   .A. E. H. Clark   Hospital Ladies' Aid   ��� E. T. Bank   Jas. McCreoth  Canadian Rand Drill Co.  , .......A. B. Hood   .�� A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. ]. B. Boyle  Old Linen......... ���...��._....:.,...Mrs. I. Crawford  I Box Books M.^���.Mrs. B. A. W. Hoclse*  Casi#jo���......,���  A Grand Forks Friend  Dots;<.ion Copper Oa Full Set Boilei Tubes  Cord Wood ��� F.BucVless  Cash f 10   Caahlas   Caabg.    Book Case............  BedUnen.^dos.  Gaota I50...���   Cash ito....  Cash $3c..���.  Spring Cot.   Maple Syrup ���..,  AVERAGE PRICES  OF COPPER  ���New York���  DRY  WOOD  (PHONE 34.)  �� BOUNDARY'DIVIDENDS. |i     AUTBOR-  IZBD  CAPITAL.  ^BADBS.  OXvmBNDB.  NAME OP COMPART.  Issued  Par  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  Utcsl,  "Date-:/  Amt  Per  Sh.  B.C. Copper Co���copper.   $3,000,000  563,000  Is     $201,200  Sept. 1907  .40  Cariboo-Mcttinney���gold..   ; 1,350,000  1,350,000  $t     S4��.837  Feb. 1904  .-*a-  Consoi. B4. & 8.���gold-copper.  5^00,000  48,338  $100  341,690  594,100  May 1907.  S.JO  Qranby Consolidated���copper.  15,000,000  *3S.ooo  tioo\$:,6ioflOO  3&$fiy>  June, 1907  3��o  Prcwkknce���silver ������;..;..,;....  ��� ���   3100/wo  ���������:<�� atfwo  ts 1  '������ 16J0001  ���-' ���'. j8)'s*4  B*'pe.-,is>o6-  ^iiv  ��*g>ftBiftWftg)ftBaewa>fMtflagtfif^^  Electrolytic.  Lake.  Month.  1906  1907  1906  190'/  January....  18.31  24.56  18.41  24.88  February....  17.86  24.03  18.11  25.20  March   18.36  25.07  18.64  25.-17  Afpril   18.37  24.27  18.68  24.! 7  May   18.45  24.15  J 8.72  25.17  June.    . .  18.44  22.82  18.71  24.01  July   18.19  22.12  18.68  21.31  August   18.43  18.35  18.61  10.25  September..  19 14  .....  19.29     October ....  21.27  .....  2171     November..  21.99  ....  22.34     December...'  23.03  .....  23.38     ___ .  ���.,  ���  . -  1&8&  . a . ������  10.00  .,. ���.  I. O. O. F.  8NOW8HOK tOIJGK NO. ,6  *!  J ��� . .S/ISHIHIIIIIIII  ^IpSESSi^^  Tfftf   "PHOENT/t< 'T>TONECTf.  Flfly Years the Standard  CREAM  BAKING  A Cream of Tartar Powdei  Made from Grapes  NO ALUM  r  I  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Tai.kkd ok at  HOMr AMD KLBBWIIKBk  E;3  News comes from Golden that  something is actually being done at  the claims of the British American  Copper Mines and Smelter Co., located  far away from the haunts of men in the'  fastnesses of the Rocky mountains,  miles from civilization or transportation. It will be remembered that this  is the company that resorted to most  questionable advertising last winter and  spring in an endeavor to sell its stock  throughout eastern Canada and the  United States, claiming that theirriear  neighbor was the Granby, and more to  the same effect���when Granby is hundreds of miles distant. I: will be interesting to those, who have been persuaded into buying the stock of the  company, to'learn that something...is  really being done at the claims, as the  repoyt puts it, "by a large: force of  men." Judged: by the lack of reliability of this company's advertising,  they must have a whole man  at * work'  on their prospects, all at once.  ���������  G. G. S.   Lindsay, manager of the  Crow's Nest  Pass  Coal  Co., denies  that-he has been'^making  overtures  through a Japanese contracting  agent  in Vancouver, to take on some of the  ���coolies that are now flooding the coast.  A. S. Tsujimura, the contractor,  must  have been.dreaming when he  asserted  that such was the case.  And, by the way, the same gentleman of Oriental name, has written to  Boundary mine managers���at least,. to  one that we know of���offering to furnish the little brown men for work in  this district. There was no dream  about this, we can give assurance, for  we saw the letter, which was received  by the chairman of the LeRoi-Mc-  Kinney syndicate in Phoenix some  little time ago. It was the real thing,  and evidently meant business. However, we need hardly statethat no encouragement ' was given to the suggestion, and Japanese are as scarce as  ever in the Boundary.  dently there will be some great drilling  done when the event is pulled off, and  those who know them say the Boundary boys will give agood account of  themselves.  A doctor's wife in Edmonton has  given birth, to quadruplet**1, and previously had two sets of twins. Surely  she is entitled to the Roosevelt medal.  It is said that there will be no little  difficulty in finding a suitable editor  for the weekly newspaper that the convicts expect to start in the Walla Wal'a  penitentiary, for the'; reason that so few  editors are ever taken to such a place.  Now if it was a bank, or something of  that kind that was to be launched,  probably little difficulty would be found  in finding an experienced man to direct  its affairs. Of course, some one.will  be found to wield the editorial pen, for  nearly every one who has (ailed ih" his  chosen profession or calling, thinks he  is peculiarly fitted for editorial work.  MORE INTEREST  IN THE EAST  In B�� G. Mining Investments.  Boundary Dividends Are Doing  Some Good Work.  Lame Back.  This is air ailment for which Chamberlain's Pain Balm has proven especially valuable. In almost every instance it affords prompt and permanent  relief, Mr.' Luke LaGrange of Orange,  Mich., says of it: "After using a plaster  and other remedies for three weeks for  a bad lame back, I purchased a bottle  of Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and two  applications effected a cure." For sale  by all druggists.  Pair Dates, 1907.  North  Yakima,  Washington    State,  Sept. 23 to 28.  Central Canada, Ottawa, Sept. 13 to 21.  Fredericton   Exhihition, ��� Fredericton,  N. B., Sept. 14 to 2t.  Nelson, Sept. 18, 19 and 20. ; ';  Kelowna, Sept. 19 and 20.  Kamloops, Sept. 19, 20, 21.  Armstrong, Sept. 24^^ 25.  Salmon Arrh/Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.  Delta,-Sept. 20 and 21.  Spokane Inter-State; Sept. '23-Oct. 5.  Surrey, Sept. 24. jr. J  ���Kaslo, Sept. 24 and 25.  Victoria; iSept. 24 to 28. ;  Langley, Sept. 25.  (Maple Ridge, Sept. 26.  Coquitlam, Sept. 27.  Central Park, Sept. 26 and 27.  Provincial, New Westminster, Oct. . 1,  2> 3. 4. 5- ;  William C. Fox, of Messrs. Fox &  Ross, mining and investment brokers,  Toronto, has . reached Vancouver,  where he consented to talk, after- a  tour embracing visits to the" leading  towns In the new provinces arid tye'  mining camps of the interior. He will  return home via Seattle and Spokane. -  Mr. Fox, made it a practice for  many years to make periodical visits to  the west in order to keep in touch with  its progress and thus to be in a better  position to advise his eastern clients.  He expressed surprise and amazement  at the wonderful development in; progress west of the great lakes. A noteworthy feature was that each city ��� or  locality possessed unbounded faith in  its own exceptional advantages. The  result was that its citizens imbued with  this spirit, became great factors in  national development.  Mr. Fox spent nearly a fortnight in  the Kootenays, Boundary and Similka-  meen districts. His enthusiasm over  the progress of the mining industry  knows no limitations." He looks for a  marked.revival in the east of interest  in British'Columbia mining invest  ments; and people who lost in the  mania of speculation in mining stocks  years ago, now realize that the losses  were not due to unmeritorious propositions so;.'.much as to -the reckless  methods pursued by" irresponsible promoters. --The:'-eastern -investor,~'wised  up by experience, now realizes that  British Columbia mines have "made  good," as evidenced by the large dividend payers, and are again exhibiting  the greatest interest in British Columbia mining investments.  After a stop at Nelson, Mi. Fox  visited Rossland, which he found to be  in a prosperous condition.  MR. OZIAL ROUNDS.  Resident of Wei land  Finds Relief in Pe-ru-na.  Cheap rates from   all   points     \  in ONTARIO and   MARK    j  TIM 10    Provinces,    on   sale  - . ,-,. -,. -daily,     .  S?pr;.lo0ct.31  Unexcelled     Servicry    Fast  Time, Through Sleepers and  Tourist   Cars,  Two   Trans-  Continental Trains Daily  in     ;  each direction  Toronto,   Guelph,    Gait,  Owen Sound, London,''  Windsor, Detroit  to  PHOENIX  $39.45  SUFFERED 15 YEARS.  WONDERFUL   BOUNDARY.  Attack1 of Diarrhoea Cared by One Dote ���!  Chamberlain's Colic,   Cholera  and  Diarrhoea Remedy.  I wa�� so weak from an attack j of  diarrhoea that I could scarcely attend  to my duties, when I took a dose of  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy. It cured me entirely and I had been taking other  medicine for nine days without relief.  I heartily recommend this remedy as  being the best to my knowledge for  bowel complaints^���R. G. Stewart, of  the firm of Stewart & Bra," Greenville,  Ala.    For sale by all druggists.  On a Broad Baals.  Evelyn Nesbit-Thaw, some months  ago, held the middle of the stage, when  the - disgusting details of the Thaw-  White tragedy were being thrashed out  in court in New York. Last Monday  night, C. L. Cole, of Winnipeg, put on  a moving picture show at our opera  house'with the above; title. There was  a good audience, but in the language  of one who attended, "the entertainment was so rotten that' it was almost  - good."   Little more need be said.  Latterly the" loud pedal has been  turned on regarding the coke shortage  in British Columbia. And what is  more,'it is having its effect, if results  are any criterion.  Uncle Jim Hill's railway is taking  out fifty! cars, of 55 tons each, daily  from the Granby mines these days���a  matter of 2,700 tons each 24 hours;  and handles ten cars of Idaho mine  ore besides.' The Say-Pay-Are is still  falling down on furnishing cars for  Granby shipments.  Last week the Alberta Press Association held its annual meeting at  Cranbroolr, and the editors were so  well treated there that it was decided  to take in the quilldrivers of Eastern  British Columbia to the councils of the  organization, also���something of which  many of the fourth estate in the interior  will be glad to avail themselves. It is  to be called the "A.B.C." hereafter.  It is reported that Foulds Brotheis,  the well known rock drillers, of Greenwood, have determined to enter for the  prizes at the Spokane Inter-State fair,  where $1250 have been hung up for  the best drillers. McL.od, formerly  of the Boundary, but now of Arizona,  is also said to be getting ready to pick  off some of that easy money, and  several teams from the.Coeur d'Alenes  have already entered the  lists. ' -Evi-J  All branches of industry in this  country are on the broad basis of substantial prosperity and their is no  danger of any financial upheavals for  years to come. Watered stocks, over-  capitilizations and crazy plunging are  illegitimate, unpopular and must take  a back seat. Let the croakers croak.  They are false prophets, who would  blast the fair fruits of peace and industry merely to gratify their insatiable  thirst for greedy gain.���Mints and  Mining.  500 Railroad Laborers  -WANTED   AT ONCE  At Fernie,   B. C.   for   the   Crow's  Nest Southern Ry. Extension.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  Teamsters, Scraper Holders  and Station Men.  FREE   TRANSPORTATION    will     be  nished by applying to  fur-  A. GUTHRIE & GO.,  Fernie, B. C.  Mr. Fox also found that the Boundary district had undergone a wonderful transformation since his last visit.  All the mines and smelters are continuously increasing their output, the  indications pointing to the fact that  the totalproduction; this year will ex  ceed 1,500,000 tons. He spent several  days at Greenwood and Phoenix. The  "glory hole" at the Granby mines im  pressed him 'very much. ; The mining  methods in vogue on the surface there  are unique. He was informed that in  one instance a scries of big charges  dislodged 50,000 :tons of ore.  The big companies are credited with  having reduced mining and smelting  costs to about $2.28 per ton, exclusive  of freight charges of 25 cents per ton.  From Greenwood Mr. Fox pro^  ceeded to Camp McKiriney, where he  found the old Cariboo mine again in  operation. The lessees comprise a  syndicate of Phoenix people, and the  results so far attained, have proved  very satisfactory. During his stay  there the ten-stamp mill turned out the  first gold brick. This syndicate is  negotiating for the acquisition of an  adjoining group, the Sailor Consolidated, which is equipped with a ten-  stamp mill and a five-drill compressor  plant. The mine has been closed  down for several years. The mam  shaft has attained a depth of one hundred and three feet. A.vein six feet  wide has been drifted on for thirty  feet. It gives values from $3 to $ra  per ton. In this vein there is a pay  streak 30 inches wide, and its values  range from $17 to $31 per ton.  Mr. Fox then went west as far as  Fairview, and enjoyed a one-hundred-  and-forty-mile drive through the most  beautiful part of the Similkameen.  : Mr. OalalRonncU, Wolland, Ont., a  retlrad lumberman and a resident of  Wc-llmndfor half a century, wrlton:  "Por fifteen years prior to 1900 I  was * sufferer from hay asthma and  chronic diarrhea. I grew weak and  emaciated and was tortured with In-  somolo,  "I wm treated by eminent physicians  but, if anything, was worso than ever.  In fact, I was in as miserable a condt  tlon is a man could bo.  "However; 7 chanced to try Peruna  mod noticed an Improvement. Thus  encouraged, I continued, and after tak-  Ing several bottles of your precious  Peruna, I was-' entirely well and a  wonder to myself and friends.  lilt,mitaj advanced age, 80 years, I  h��T�� obtained such good results from  Parana* after so many years of needless  aoffaring, there can be no doubt of its  effloaey In  the treatment of younger  NOTICE.  MONTREAL  OTTAWA  HALIFAX  $46.10  44.85  56.40  Rates to other Ontario points and  Maritime provinces quoted on application to Local Agent, or  J. MOE, E. J. COYLIi,  1). P. A, A. G.  P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.       Vancouver, B.C.  1 Springs i=;  Public Notice is hereby given that the  Columbia and Western ' Railway Company by its Lessee, the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company,has this day deposited  in 'the1 District Land Registry Office, at.  Kamloops, in the 'Province of British  ���Columbia, a plan profile and Book of  Reference showing a proposed branch  line to the Dominion Copper Company's  Mines, situate eight decimal miles ^mitli  of Eholt station, on thePhoenix Branch  of the said Columbia and Western Raii-  vra\\ in the district of VVest Kootenay,  in the Province of British Columbia  aforesaid, and that the said Canadian  Pacific Railway will, as soon after the  expiration of,four weeks from the first  publication of this Notice as the application, con be heard, apply to the Board o(  Railway Commissioners for Canada for  approval of the said branch line, in  accordance with the provisions of the  Railway Act. .  Dated at'"Vancouver this 23rd  day of  -August,-, 1V07."        ������         R Makpoi.k.  General Executive Assistant.  Dl  YOUR  and you wi'.l be t^lthy,  strong,and active. Headache, Wind, Dizziness,  CGnalipalica, and impurities in your blood  resulting from  indigestion will quickly  disappear if you  take  FOOD  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  t^_Tlic must perfectly appointed. Ural.H  ��� nil Pleasure Resort in  the Went, with  a   com  plctesysiem of  Haihs���including   Turkish an���(  Uussiuu.   Open the year round.    The curat1*  properties of Its waters are uuequaled.  for Curing all Rheumatic. Nervout au'd Mux  cularTroubles.  l'or Healing all  Kidney. Liver and  Slomxcl"  iilmrtits.  Vor KHminatini; all M. i^lliePoiaons trotn tn  jyatem ",  The grandeur ol .he scenery Is unrivnM"*'  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, takes,wftter'aIN  'coating, yachting, fishing, shooting, cxcumii �����  tenul*. Its winter climate is unsur^a"**^1' to.  TUildne** H/-RRY McINTOSH  ptonr'^to*-  THE  MOTHER  4)^ Ed 1 W> JBra tnsa  SY^UF.  Prlo* 60 ctnts v>- V.'.tls. Sold evorywhor*.  A. J. WHITE 4: CO.. Ucn:.-   "  As a dressing for sores, bruises and  burns, Chamberlain's Salve is all that  can be desired. It is soothing and  healing in its effect. Price 25 cents.  For sale by all druggists.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form P.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ��� Murray Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate In  the Greenwood Mineral Division ol Yale District.  Where located���In Wellington Camp.  TAKE NOTIDK that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for David Oxley, I'ree Miner's Certificate,  o. B6787, nnil Thomas Russell, l'ree Miner's  Certificate, No. B6764, t'ltcnd, sixty days from  dote hereof, to apply to the Mining Kccordcr for  a Certlfictc of Improvement*, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grnntot the above claim.  And further Take Notice that action, undrr  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this icth day of Aucust, A.D., 1907.  I. H. 1IALLKTT.  Borden's Platform.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co., Lid.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, at a  meeting of the Board of Directors of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting  and Power Co.. Ltd., held this day, a  rei?"'111" quarterly dividend of two per  cent and an extra dividend of one per  rent upon the par value of the stock  outstanding, was declared out of the  net earnings of the company, payable  September 80, 1907, to all stockholders  of record nl :> p.m. on Sept. 13th, 1907.  For the purpose of the dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at 8 p.m. on Sept. 13th. and reopeni at,  10 a.m. October lBt, 1907.  NOKTHKUP   FOJVI.KB,  Secretary.  Dated thiB 8d day of flept., 1907,  R. L. Borden, leader of the Conservative party of Canada, has formulated the following platform:  Honest appropriation and expenditures of public moneys.  Provisions to punish bribery and  fraud at elections.  Publicity as to the expenditure by  political organizations.  A reform in the mode of selecting  senators, so as to make the senate  more useful.  More careful selection of sources,  from which immigration shall besought.  Operation of government by an in  dependent railway commission.  Management of public domain so  that increment arising therefrom shall  inure to the people.  Development and improvement of  national waterways.  Reorganization of the present railway  commission as a public utilities commission with wider powers.  ���Establishment of a system of national telegraphs and telephones.  Improvement of existing postal facilities.  Promotion of a mutual preference  within the empire.  A fiscal policy to produce in Canada  all articles that can be produced and  manufactured, having due regard to  the interests of the consumer and  wage-earning population.  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued Novembar IS, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering she  history, geography, geology, chemistry,  mineialogy, metallurgy, terminology,  uses, statistics and finances of copper.  It is a practical book, useful to all and  necessary to most men engaged in anabranch of the copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English  witneut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance ol  the property. The Copper Handbook  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens -  Editor and Publisher  36     POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIttAV.  I Church Services Tomorrow  0'*^''%^''%^^^>>''V%^b/��^^%.'^%. o  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening,, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews'   Presbyterian   Church  Preaching      Service      tomorrow     at  7:30   p. m.  Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m.  A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m.    Vespers and Bene-  NOTICE.  THE    GRANBY     pONSOr.lDATKD     MINING,  SMKr.TING & POWER COMPANY, Ltd.  Notice is hereby given that the  Seventh Ordinary General Meeting of  the Granby Consolidated Mining.Smelt-  ing& Power Company, Ltd., will beheld  at the oftice of the company, 52 Broadway, New York, N. Y., on Tuesday, the  first day of October, 1907, at 10.30 a.m.,  for the purpose of electing Directors and  transacting any other business that mav,  properly come before the meeting.  For the purpose of the meeting the  transfer books of the. company will close  at 3 p.m., on September 13th, and open  at 10 a.m., on October 1st, 1007.  NORTHHUr   KOWLKR,  Secretary  Dated this 7th day of Sept., 1007.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the I and Registry Act. mid in  tile ninlter ol the Title of T.ot 6. Block w And* I.ut  -\, lllock ij;, Olt Ironsides subdivision (Map 6r),  Town of lVoenix, H.'*.  WHEREAS the Ceitificate of Title ol J-jiin 0.  Bradley heiiiK Certificate of Title No ^s.via huJ  been tost or destroyed, uml application Iihs bee.i  made for n duplicate thcicof. NOTICE l.S  HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicale C<" tific.Ue ..f  Title to the above hereditaments will tie issuid  at the expiration of one Month from the dale  hereol, unless In the meantime valid objection to  contrary is made to me iu writing.  W. II. EDMONDS,  T.and Registry Office,  Kauiloopa, B.C.,  July 26th. 1907.  District Registrar.  SpSaS^THSIlS25^5SSE5BSESZScHi3S^  ��� *������*����������������  ��f*t����|t>��������������f������������**tt>tt������<<����n>t������>  ������"���"���"���ilOME MADE ��� IGE  J  Having installed/at large expense, the only ice making,machine in  the Boundary, we are prepared to make delivery of this fine  product, made from PURE SPRING'WATER. Also, natural  ice in anv quantity.  Phoenix Brewing Company  ; i:BrNER'��t'SONS, Propt.  Office and Brewery, Banner St. Phoenix, B.C.  Phoenix Beer and have the Best,  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Issues:'  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards recehed. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  RESERVE  , ESTABLISHED  :..../i85* ,;:  We-have^'alaige stock of the  ' celebrated  And cau Promptly Fill all Orders  THE BEST" BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Go,  JAS. McCREATtl, Proprietor.  Dominion Ave.  , Cor.Banner,St.  *���*�� PHOENDC,  . C;  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles    ;  For Any Part of the Boundary.   Express -and    \  Baggage Transfer   Given   Prompt  Atttention. J  = Dry Wood Delivered to -Any Part of the City.    ?  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Share of th�� Public Patronage Solicited. s'PHONE 37.  TIMBER NOTICE.  diction  ti.ui.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.  'Father   J.   A.  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days niter the first  publication of this notice, I intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lnnds and Works, at  Victoria, for a special license to cut and carry  away limber fiom the following described land  lu the Similkameen Division of V;de District, viz:  t'oiiiiiK-iiciiiK at a post on the north side of  Sutherland Creek, about three (0 miles East of  Ohrlstina Lake, marked A. J. Anderson's North-  west Corner Cost, thence South ?���> chains, thence  East So chains, thenee North S�� chains, theuc;  West   0 chains, to pointer commencement.  A. J, ANDKK8ON.  Dated 'uly 6U>, 1907.  Is acknowledged by those who read it regularly to oe the  leading journalistic exponent of the Boundary District of Southeastern British Columbia.  It is published in the centre of the great Copper Mining  Industry of British Columbia, and prints the news of the Districts while it is news. It plays no favorites, but aims to give  everyone a square deal.  The Pioneer costs $2 per annum; to American subscribers,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub. Co.,  Phoenix, B.C.  NOTE���We havealevr Copies of the last PIONEER  ANNUAL led, price    ascents \  each, or a copy will be sent free to a new subscriber.  g^Ljg.<C,.<C,.drT..^..^l!  ���n^--"^-"^-  '^g-'Ny" y ^*|^" ^" NSiyi^*^  mm  m  f  JirS  W3  11b:  r  Us  i   ��.i  ft"  1  , iff   ���>,  i.i  n  %i        >  W 1 ' WH  w  v   *   \.tl    '  ''Sil^-Mli   <ff��l|  ������� ,,-HX Ir I  *  ]��i  ��.  nm%  ���  "It  tiki.  h  SHARP m IRVINE CO.  CHE   PHOEWK   PTONEKR.  8 OS Wall St.  BROKERS  WE WILL SELL  Spokane, Wash.  100 British Columbia Copper......      0.26  15 Cons. Smelters  118.00  2000 Cariboo-McKinney 04  2000 Tei-Kwa Mines..: 16  600 Alberta Coal, Pooled,...;.        .20  1000 Alberta Conl         .38  200 International 93  1000 Royal Colleriee Ltd.        .26  Owing to the unsettled condition of the metal market a great many investors have been disposing of their various holdings and investing in coal stocks.  Write ue for information in regard to some of the coal stocks we are offering. Yon  will make monoy by investing in good coal stocks NOW.  BRIKF  TOPICS   OK   LOCAL   AND   OENKRAL ��*^  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���*��� 5*  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For sale half dozen chickens, Apply  to Mrs. W. B. Willcox.  Leading Hotel of Boundary'* Leading   Mining Camp ������'���  Hotel Balmoral  New and Cp-to-dats  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Roomi  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and Flrat St  PHOENIX, B. C.      <  :. J. A  MeMASTER  Proprietor.  =��  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-  Date Hotel in Phoenix.' New  from cellar to roof. Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modern Bathrooms  Jfteam   j*    Heated  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  Woodchoppers wanted. Inquire of  J. J. Bassett, Hartford Tunction.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $io up, see  Miss McDonald. .  See our beautiful display of Mission  Chairs and Rockers.���N. Binns.  Mrs. H. Routhier is a patient of the  hospital undergoing an operation.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald;  Born, to the wife of Isaac Rex, Old  Ironsides avenue, September 19th, a  son. ���-'  Born, to the wife, of Oscar Hall-  grine, N. Y. townsite, September 17,  a son.  Mrs. Silas Smith was taken to the  hospilal Tuesday, suffering from rheumatism.  Born, to the wife of John H. Wray,  Oid Ironsides avenue, September 13,  a daughter.  The subject for Sunday at the  Methodist church will be "Life's  Other Chance."  JAMES HARSHALL, Prop. Phoenix. B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice"stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy" and     '  well  furnished rooms.      ' - ���    -  Do��,..loaAv��n�� . ;    "    . .; Phoeilj,(BC<  Phoenix St  locwx J team  limited:  dry Co.j  r  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now in  a   position to handle the largest or smallest orders  .     with dispatch and at the lowest possible prices.  BEST OF TfrORK GUARANTEED.  A"  Phone No.,25  J  Patronise Home Industry.  Prompt attention to all orders      >  A.  D.   McKENZIE,  Manage  Lost���Bunch of a dozen keys. Reward if returned to the Hunter-Ken-  drick Co.'s office. '<  ���  Jupiter Pluvius has been acting a  little more reasonably the last few days  ��� a. welcome change.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church will give an ice cream social  next Wednesday evening.  A little daughter arrived at the  home of J. Leblanc, C..P. R. section  foreman, last Saturday night.  Thursday evening the Phoenix Ter-  psichorean club gave one of its series  of dances at Miners'Union dancing  hall.  The harvest Thanksgiving social  under the auspices of the Methodist  Ladies' Aid, has been billed for Tuesday, October r. ������-  Many Phoenicians, are, planning to  take in the Spokane fair next week.  See Great Northern advertisement for  special railway rates.  The recently organized Welsh classes  will be held as usual on Sundays, from  6. to.7. p.m., in the Methodist   church  All Welsh people cordially invited.  It is said that no_gentl_ernan_iE-ever,  in-a hurryr���IfOiat is true the country  press has an army of gentlemen as  subscribers.���Greenwood Ledge.  Leave names and addresses at the  Pioneer office, accompanied by two  bit pieces for each, and we'll send the  Pioneer to your friends, no matter  where, located, for one month.  At the diamond ring raffle, held by  John Mcintosh, the blind miner, at  Hotel Brooklyn, Monday night, ticket  No. 78, held by Gus Peterson, won the  jewel, which is valued at $125.  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8 is  putting in a capacious septic tank on  Aetna avenue, under the supervision  of the city fathers. It will be a much-  needed improvement to the building.   |  On Thursday, November 14th,  Noble Binns, of Trails deputy district  grand rriaster of the seventh Masonic  district, will pay an official visit to  King Edward Lodge No. 36, of  Phoenix.  Delicious preserving peaches at the  Big Store.  Crawford peaches for preserving at  the Hunter-Kendnck Co.'s.  You will be satisfied if you buy your  preserving peaches at the Hunter-  Kendrick Go.'s.  . For bachelors, ive have Iron Beds,  Springs, Mattresses, Camp Cots and  Pillows.���N. Binns.  Experienced dining room girl wishes  position in good hotel. Address, L.A.,  618 Sixth avenue West, Calgary, Alta!  J. L. Martin will attend to the subscriber's business during his temporary  absence from Phoenix. A.S.Hood.  Several cars of lumber having arrived,  active work on the new hall for the  Finnish society, on First street, near the  Dominion Copper Co.'s office, is beginning.  "Uncle Tom's Cabin," that hardy  perennial, appeared in Phoenix Tuesday evening   for  the   first   time,   with  Little Eva, Uucle Tom, Simon Legree,  Marks,   the   lawyer, the vicious bloodhounds and all the time honored impedimenta.    It was given by Downie  McPhee's company in a tent near the  C. P. R. station, and they had a full  house including the old, the young and  the middle aged. The company jumped  from Phoenix to Winnepeg.  James   Phair,   an   employee  of P. f  I Burns & Co.,   Ltd.,   here,  and  Miss  Georgia Martin were married this week I  in   Greenwood,   and  have   taken   up  housekeeping in Phoenix.  The C. P. R, steamship department  announces that the winter rates on their  Atlantic steamers becomes effective at  once; usually these rates do not come  into effect before Nov. 1st. This  affords an excellent opportunity for an  autumn trip to the old country, at  greatly reduced rates, with excellent  first-class accommodation.  WATGHE:  Hotel Interest For Sale.  For sale, my half interest in the  property and business of the Summit  Hotel, Phoenix, as a going concern.  Location, best in the city. Apply to  David Oxley, Phoenix, B. C.  Watch Found.  Found, gold watch, near hospital.  Owner can secure same by proving  property and paying for this notice.  James P. Siddall, care Wm. Walters.  Lateat Mining Stook Quotations.  Reported by Bi B.   Mighton   & Co.,  Nolson.B.C. Corrected to Sept. 11,1007.  We have something new in a $5.00  watch in 16 and 18 sizes, good heavy  dust proof nickel cases, just the thing for  a working watch. Other watches ,all  prices from $1 to $150. Calls of inspection invited���goods not satisfactory  for any reason cheerfully exchanged.    '  C. P. R. Time Inspector.  *-2r# -aTTk..  ��I The Jeweler p  Knob Hill Ave. Phone No. 68.  I Boundary Side Ughti  BID  Alberta Coal and Coke      .38  Alameda  ..       .08%  B.C. Copper .........     6.26  Cariboo McKinney....       .03  Cons. Smelters  100.00  Doniin. Copper      3.76>��  Diamond Vale Coal...       .19  Granby     90.00  1 Galbraith Coal...... .20  Giant        .03  International Goal....       ".S\)}4  Idora        .08  Krao        .81  Nicola Coal Mines 03  North Star. 10  Panhandle Smelter...       .09  Rambler-Cariboo 27>��  Sullivan .        .09>��  Snowslioe 16  Snowstorm  .     2.00  Telk-Kwa Mines        .14)4  White.Beur        .05  AHKKD  .43  ;09#  7.00  .04^  120.00  4.00  .20J��-  100.00  .28  .04  .91  .0D#  .34  .04  .14  .11  .31  .10  .17  2.10  .16  .06  ^ HOTEL   UNIONS  JUeOLT,   B.C.  mm  m  The  best conducted   Hotel  in  BAR AND TABLE FIRST-CLASS.  the most  Boundary,  important   railway   town  in   the  W.   S.   TOHNEY,   Puoi.  Reginald Gardom, late of Midway,  has opened an insurance office in Vancouver.  A hundred families are expected to  settle in the West Fork district next  spring.  Residents of the Kettle river valley,  outside of Grand Forks/ are agitating  for a district school in that locality.  The C. P. R. is planning to change  the wagon road at Boundary Falls,  where so many crossings of the railway  are made.  Grand Forks Union No. 180 has resolved against gambling in that city  and had the resolutions printed in the  Gazette of that town.  J. F. Matheison and Evelyn Hage-  dorn were married last Monday in  Greenwood by Rev, M. D. McKee,  and are living at the Mother Lode  mine. V,:. T '". ;. :  On account of the elevated freight  rate charged on a shipment of paper  Lfrom-IorantOj-the -Grand���Forks--Sun  now feels that ft practically owns a  section of the C. P. R. There are  others.  Harry Medill was seriously injured  last week at the B. C. Copper Co.'s  smelter, by a plate weighing 150  pounds falling on him, striking him a  glancing blow. He was taken to the  hospital, and is doing as well as could  be expected.  Duncan Ross says he knows nothing  about being elected by the Grand  Trunk Pacific to conduct a daily newspaper at Prince Rupert, as per story  in a coast paper. Duncan has had  some experience with a daily in Greenwood���several thousands of dollars  worth.  WALL PAPER  m&mmmmwmmmm.  d*  Carney Copper stock advanced to 18 1-2 cents per  share after Sept. 15th.  Only 20,000 more  for sale.  .. Our Fall and Winter  Stock now on display,  with a large variety and  wide range to select  from.  Come in and inspect  samples.  McRae Bros. Ltd.  Stationers, News Dealers, Etc. ,  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. \ C. j  J.  L.  MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.        Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  ISV!  H  ��� .1  if*'*  V!  i  m  4  $  PHOE  BAKERY  Having secured a first-class  baker, I am prepared to deliver  promptly the best Bread, Cake  and Pies. Satisfiaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.  ���Phono A55.     W.J.Prendergast, Prop.  John Cox, of the Skylark mine, took  over several pens of fancy birds to Nelson this week, for exhibition at the fair.  Mr. Cox will go into the fancy poultry  business at the Macy ranch, six miles  from Grand Forks.  E. Spraggett, road foreman, moved  camp this week to near the Rawhide  mine, and if he gets a month of good  weather/he will have the new wagon  road in that locality completed. There  are now about 20 men employed.  On a recent visit here of the representative of the Nordheimer Piano and  Musical'Co., Ltd., of Toronto, I was  appointed their agent for the Boundary  country. Have just received a sample  shipment of musical instruments and  musical merchandise, which are now  on display at my store. Goods sold at  Toronto prices.���Albin Almstrom.  The funeral of John McDonald, who  died last week Friday at the hospital,  was held Sunday under the auspices of  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8, of which  deceased was a member. . Rev. C. W.  Whittaker of the Methodist church  officiated. Mr. McDonald leaves an  uncle at Kamloops and his father lives  at Grand View. P. E. I. He has been  west some x.o or 15 years, having lived  in the Boundary for several of these.  Martin Burrell, editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette, and a well known fruit  grower, has consented to accompany  R. M. Palmer to London this fall with  the provincial fruit exhibit, at the request of the provincial government.  The selection is a good one, Mr Burrell leaving on October ioth.  The funeral of the late E. H. Hain,  postmaster at Midway, who died very  suddenly on Wednesday last week,  took place at Midway on Sunday afternoon, under the auspices of the local  lodge of the Knights of Pythias. E.  H. Hain was 63 years of age and was  an old timer in the country.  New officers of Greenwood's Miners'  Union  No.  32, just  elected, were  as  follows:    President, T. J.Gould; vice-  president,  Geo.   Heatherton; 2d vice-  president, Chas. G. Johnson; financial  secretary, R. A.   Matheison; treasurer,  Jas. H.  Higgins; recording  secretary,  J. F. Matheison; conductor, Hugh Mc-  Gilliyray; warden, M. McQuarry; trustees,   James    Drumm   and    Bertram  Brett.  At a  meeting of the Conservative  Association   of   Greenwood,   twenty  delegates were appointed to attend the  nominating convention to be  held at  Kamloops,  September   27th.     Delegates from Grand Forks riding were to  be   selected   yesterday.     Greenwood  delegates were unanimously for Martin  Burrell   for   first   choice, and   Price  Ellison next.   Either gentleman would  make a clean candidate and  reflect  credit at Ottawa.  FURNITURE, RUG*. Etc  ever Bhown in Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and  more varied stock than before  larger  N-NS  1  0  CUPID WENT A FISHING  A ring was  his bait and he caught'a  heart.  He never would have caught it,  though, if the ring hadn't been a beauty.  We sold that ring and have plenty more  just as good.  RINGS AND GEMS  bought at thin store are warranted  represented.  A modest profit is all we ask and  makes us content.  Paper=Type=Ink  these three in our up-   Tnrt    n'r"'."' n.uli   W1  to-date Job Department    liie   rHOeiHX   PlOIieer  We can furnish any  combination   of  00^<K>0<X><K><>^  as  WATCH. REPAIRING  A SPECIALTY  d. Morrison  PHOENIX, B. C.  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  ... ..Dealer in....  Lime, Brick,   Lumber and  ail   Building   Material.  OFFICE���Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX, B .C.    v  PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED ��,  ���<X><K><K><H><>"0<><>��<K>-O-^  11 ��� ���������^     LI     | HI!     ���������!������   I       ��� 1!      ���!- ����� ��}���      ���   ���������!��������!        II   ���  i  K..T  SI  1-. *  13  3  ::3  c  1  n  William Hunter Co., Limited.  Snraininn Aimuu*.  The Hewitt Mining Company  a few Safe S^^^iS^JSJ ^etllTV0'^^ in  to maS^nTo^S JJ��^27 ^ ^Mty  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  MINING and INVESTMENT BROKERS  KELSON, B.Q.  The  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date  suit  you ; will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sellthe kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee  with  at-  I tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.       '  Men's Mats A large assortment, just in, of those new  stylish blocks, in Black  and Brown,  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  I  ti  *.��-.���     -* 1 "   ���!��� mum ii 1 imminiihumihu n miiiimw 'lilJi>WfllWI|WHWimii|i|i .wnjaji,   ���     . n,jt|U w    , _ , ____

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