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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 28, 1907

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Array r  :   t  ���   i  !   *  �����  I-J  J-  j  1  i  1  ^  *  ��  it  1  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  fgiPtP  i>  7'   ��.'..- ;.  OCT 1,-1907  Eighth Year.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,  1907.  No.   43  &&-9'&'9V"--''  Autumn Reminders in  Men's Apparel  New  Stetfon & Christy Hats, Underwear at all prices. Tweed and  Flannel chirts, Carss.Mackinaws  Sweaters, in Hudson Bay Knitting Co., Knit-to-fit and Monarch  Brands. Perrins Mocha and  Kid, Gloves. Wool and Cashmere Hosiery, Tweed and Worsl.  r-d Pants, would be good ' v due  nt twice the price we ask for them..  Complete line of Rubbers, Mining Shoe.i from the Best Manufacturers in Canada.  We Carry the Largest Stock of  Trunks and Suit Cases  in the City.  A few of our lines in  Ladies'-Fall and Winter Wear  "AM  I'MWa'vf  Atwm  yw  '^yy^^:��M&yyy'yjyyiy^:-'  "'.. ���'''���';iyy,;''-: ''i'-_iMa.''?'-';:'   :'"' ������f"1"'- ��� ���>������*���.-���-- ������'������  ���������:#������!,.'���rtK?'.i':kWk\h'l *-v:.--'.^,''-A?/:-y-.'/.v-.'-'  ��� '���  Boundary Mining Notes  taken  is  ex-  Nor-  from  new  'CONSOLIDATED   COMPANY'S SMKI.TKR   AT  TRAIL,   II. C.  New  Dress Goods, Wrapperettcs and  Flannelettes, Top Skirls, all  styles and prices, Sateen and  Moreen Underskirts. Cashmere  and Worsted Hosiery, Kid, Silk  and Fabric Gloves. "Watson  Brand" Wool Underwear, "Cres-  p'ent Brand" Flannelette Gowns  and Underwear, "Morning Glory  Brand" of wrappers, House  Dresses, Long and Short Kim-  onas, imported direct from manufacturers in Chicago, Sheets  and Sheeting, Linens, Towels  and Towelling.  COMPANY OF  BIG IMPORT  LIMITED.  ;-45^.^^^a i  Operating    Snowshoe  and War Eagle  Pays Out Altogether $1,750,-  000 In Wages Per Annum.  ^^^****!*****!  Fruit for  Preservin  Now is the season of the year  for securing fruit for preserving-, and  as -we have fresh shipments, direct  from the Orchards, almost daily, we  can make the prices right.  Peaches,  Pears,   Plums,  Apples  and Many Other Varieties.  We also have JARS in any quantity, Pints and Quarts, and the  Sugar to do them up with.  Send us your order at once���we'll do  the rest and do it right.  JJtaCTitt ^xoropaqti $c m  of development  Snowshoe since  The machinery  One of the great mining and smelting enterprises of British Columbia is  the Consolidated Mining and Smelling  Co. of Canada, Ltd., owning and operating the extensive Trail smelter and  refining works; the Center-Star-War  Eagle group of gold-copper mines at  Rossland; the rich St. Eugene lead-  silver mine at Moyie, some mines in  the Slocan, and the Snowshoe, War  Eagle and other groups in Phoenix  camp in the Boundary.  Up to a little over a year ago this  company had no interests whatever in  the Boundary, confining its enterprise  entirely to the. Kootenays, where it has  been signally successful���which is best  shown by the fact that it is paying  regularly ten per cent dividends on a  capital of $5,500,000, of which less  than $5,000,000 has been issued.  In the summer  of   1906, however,  control was obtained of the  Snowshoe  group in this camp, and Charles Biesel  was placed in charge as superintendent.  The  greatest   activity   was   at   once  apparent  at   the   Snowshoe, and   the  mine was opened up in full blast, with  R. A. Fraser as foreman.    During the  balance of the year 1906 the company  shipped some 8.400   tons   of ore, and  this year thus far about 100,000 tons of  ore have been sent out from the Snow-  shoe to the company's   Trail   smelter  and to the smelter of the B. C. Copper  Co.   at   Greenwood.      Regular   shipments are now maintained at the rate  of  about   600  tons  daily, which rate  would   be   increased   if the   smelters  could handle the ore.  No   little  amount  has been done at the  Mr. Biesel took hold,  plant was about  doubled in   capacity,  and   electricity   was   substituted    for  steam.    A trolley system was put in at  the tunnel level, thereby  reducing the  cost of handling the ore.    A complete  water system   was   installed.    On   the  surface extensive stripping   was  done,  showing up much larger bodies of good  copper ore, amounting to many thousands of tons, and the entire programme  of development  has  been   carried forward with an idea of permanency and  economy,   with    many   thousands   of  dollars spent  in  betterment of many  kinds.  Tbe New Acquisitions.  But the aggressive policy of the  company did not stop with the Snow-  shoe. This summer the War Eagle  group of some dozen claims, adjoining  the Granby group on the south, was  purchased from the Phoenix Amalgamated Copper Mines, Ltd.,and in addition  some twenty or thirty other properties  were taken under option and bond.  Thus the company showed that it was  here to stay and proposed to secure  some of the good things of Phoenix  camp while they could be had at anything like reasonable prices.  At the War Eagle, on purchasing, a  force of men was immediately set at  work under Phil James, numbering  from 30 to 50, as occasion required.  Extensive surface prospecting was  undertaken, the 100-foot shaft was tin-  watered, and an  old   shaft deepened.  A diamond drill was set to work,  and if reports can be credited, larger  and better copper ore bodies have  been disclosed by the operations. The  War Eagle machinery plant has been  greatly enlarged and will be operated  by electricity, and a commodious bunk-  house was built there.  Altogether the '.-.company employs  from t75 to 200. men in this camp,  making a wage payroll alone of from  $17,600 to $20,000 per month.  Showing the importance of the  Consolidated company, 'it' has been  published that, at its various mines and  reduction works, there are employed  approximately i,spo;nien, the annual  expenditure for wages being about  $1,750,000. The operation of the  properties entails an expenditure each  year of some $3,500*600, exclusive of  sums spent in purchase of ores. '1 'he  annual tax bill of the company at full  capacity is approximately $5 7,000.  COMING AND GOING  R.L. BORDEN AT  GRAND FORKS  Will Speak There on  Monday.  But One Stop to be Made  the Boundary.  in  David Oxley has been; taking in the  sights at the Spokane fair this week.  G. .W. Rumberger. went down to  Spokane Wednesday, to take in the  Interstate fair.  Hal J. Cole, of Spokane, who is  interested in this camp, was a visitor  here Sunday. '.;.*������������-'���"���  John A. McMaster, proprietor of the  hotel Balmoral, _.took in the Spokane  fair this week. "  " "  Mrs. D. J. McDonald spent most of  I this week on a   visit   to  her   mother,  Mrs. Kaiser, of Spokane.  P. F. Roosa, paymaster of the Dominion Copper Co., has been taking in  the Spokane fair this week.  W. S. Macy returned Tuesday from  the Csriboo-McKinney mine where he  conducts ihe boarding house.  George H Barnhart, of Nelson,  owner's agent for the Snowshoe mine,  was a visitor in camp this week.  H. J. Bayley, the Midway merchant,  was in   camp Wednesday,   calling   on'  some of his many friends here.  Rev. J. Leech-Porter spent a couple  of days in the city this week, walking  up with his wife from Greenwood.  Murdock   Mclntyre  Burton City early ill s  went  week,  over   to  R. L. Bordon, leader of the Dominion opposition, has been making a  tourof the west, making a fewaddresses.  Thus far he has spoken at Vancouver,  Victoria and New Westminster and  wi:l be in Nelson tonight. Monday  night he speaks in Grand Forks, the  following night in Cranbrook and then  at Calgary on his way east. At all of  the meetings the electors have turned  out in great numbers to hear the distinguished gentleman expound the political issues of the, day from the Conservative standpoint, and he has been  the recipient of many favorable  enconiums.  On this tour Mr. Borden was able  to make but one stop in the Boundary,  and Grand Forks was chosen. With  him will be the Hon. Richard McBride, premier of British Columbia  and other gentlemen prominent in the  councils of the Conservatives.  To accommodate other Boundary  residents who may wish to hear Mr.  Bo'den in Grand Forks Monday, a  a special train will be run from Greenwood, leaving the latter place at 7 p.m.,  and returning after the meeting in  Grand Forks. It is expected that a  large number will avail themselves of  the opportunity to hear Mr. Borden,  with a goodly contingent from Phoenix, as the leader of the opposition has  A carl'��ad'/6f ore now being  ��� nit of the Sally; West Fork,  peeled lo net $5,000.  This week Tuesday the Great  then) took its first train of ore  ibe (iranby mines out over the  Victoria shaft spur. v  This week the Dominion Copper  Co.'s mammoth blast furnace has been  lining lhe best of work, reducing some  700 tons of ore per day.  The I dominion Copper Co. has been  asking for bids for hauling ore from  the Athelstan mine to Hartford Junction, a distance of a mile or two.  Two or three cars of high grade ore  are about ready for shipment at the  Riverside mine, which is being worked  by Sater and Johns, under a $15,000  bond.  Last Sunday, Supt. Coleman, of the  C. P. R., accommodated the B. C.  Copper Co. by running a special coke  train from Robson to Greenwood, to  keep the battery of furnaces in opeia-  tion at the company's smelter.  Gianby's annual meeting of shareholders will be held next Tuesday at  the company's New York office. The  company's eighth dividend is payable  Monday, amounting to $3 per share or  $405,000 for the 135,000 issued  shares.  Gus Finson, of Greenwood, was the  only entry from the Boundary for the  single h-.mded rock drilling contesi at  the Spokane Fair, now on, decision to  be given tonight. The sum of $1250  is hung up for double and single  handed contests.,  Samuel Potts, of Minneapolis, and  B. J. Turner, of North Dakota, who  are interested in the Moreen, one of  the promising properties of Deadwood  camp, that is electrically equipped,  were visitors in the Boundary this  week, inspecting the property.  Last week's ore output for the  Granby Consolidated was the greatest  in the history of the company, being  over 23,000 tons. In one day over  4,000 tons were shipped from the company's mines, and it was no difficult  matter, either. The week's total of  over 41,000 tons was also a new  record. .,  DISTRICT MINES  CONTINUE BUSY  Production  Still Continues Heavy*  Price of Copper Is Around J 5c.  "A Per Pound.  SOME GOOD LUCK  FOR PROSPECTORS  Have  In  I    , ���   o 1 never  favored   the   Boundary   with   a  , , r    1 ���       i     ���     r     e i visit belore.    With a   Dominion   elec-  for more horses for his extensive livery    .      . f _ ..     , ,  '   tion looming up for next March,  prob-  ibly. what he will have to say   will   be  outfit,  Charles Biesel, superintendent of the  Snowshoe and War Eagle mines, is  spending a few days at Rossland and  other points.  Robert Horrell expects to  leave today   to    visit   New   Weslminster  and  Vancouver,    seeing   the    fair    at  former place.  H. A. Clemons, printer and journalist, representing the American Type  Founders Co., of Vancouver, spent last  Sunday in the city.  John    A.   Morrin   went   to   Wall 1  Walla this week and will   return in another   week    probably,   bringing Mrs  Morrin back with him.  Theo. Biner, of the Phoenix Brewing Co., left yesterday oil a trip to  Butte and Boulder, Montana, the latter  being his old residence.  M. M. Johnson, of the Dominio-i  Copper Co., having been lo New  York and Salt Lake City, is due in the  Boundary any day now.  H. P. Dickinson, of Rossland, was  here this week arranging for the construction of a new magazine here for  the Giant Powder Co. Con.  William G. Gaunce, secretary of  the Greenwood board of trade and  editor of the Boundary Creek Times,  was a visitor here last Saturday.  R. K. McCammon, of Medicine Ha",  arrived early this week, and has assumed the management of the Bums furniture and undertaking business.  After spending a week or two in the  fruit district back of Myeis Falls, Wash.,  arranging for shipim-nts, ]. E. W.  Thompson returned Tuesday evening.  Walter Morrison, ex secretary of the  Phoenix Miner's Union, who has been  spending the summer in the east, at  Cobalt and other points, returned to  the Boundary last week.  John Mclnnis, M. L. A , who has  been visiting at his old home at Harts-  ville, P. E. I., returned Wednesday  evening, Dan M;n;' 1 also coming back  at the same time.  of special interest.  For His Troubled Molher.  Arthur James Giddens has dis  ippeared. and any one knowing his  the j whereabouts, or any news of him since  j the 5th January, 1907, when he left  Hosmer. B C, bound for Phot nix,  will confer a great favor by communicating it to his troubled mother, Mrs.  Giddens, Harmer Green, Welwyn,  England, or communicate with T.  Page, 1997 Beach Avenue, Vancouver,  B. C.  (Boundaryand East Kootenay papers  please copy.)  Big    Iron   Ledge  Ontario. '  Thomas Russell arrived in camp  Thursday night, after having spent the  summer prospecting in the Sturgeon  lake country, Ontario, where he and  his partners, Phil McDonald of Greenwood, M. H. Kane of Phoenix, and |  John Frost, have been since last May  or June.  Mr. Russell brings large samples of  hematite iron, and states that he and  associates have locnted 21 claims, or  some S40 acres, of the mineral, tests  having proved it to be a most desirable  commercial iron, being free from  sulpur. An offer of some $250,000  has already been made the syndicate  for the property, but it is considered  worth much more than this sum.  The iron claims are situated in the  Sturgeon lake district of Ontario, per  haps 200 miles norlh of Port Arthur,  but only ten or twelve miles from  actual construction of the new Grand  Trunk Pacific railway, thus giving excellent transportation facilities. The  ledges are gigantic, running from 75  feet to 400 feet in width. Mr. Russet's partners are expected to be back  in the Boundary shortly.  As far as can be learned, there is no  indication of an intention of rerinusly  curtailing the production of copper ore  at any of the large mines of the Boundary or at the smelters in this section,  other than the blowing out of the two  small furnaces at Boundary Falls, to  admit of enlargements to tho reduction  works. While produclion has been  considerably curtailed at some of the  great copper producing plants in the  United States, some of them cutting it  squarely in half, as yet nothing of the  kind is anticipated in the Boundary,  though copper has gotten down to  around 15 cents per pound.  Within a year, however, the cost of  producing copper has increased, considerably, directly due to the increase  in the price of coke and other commodities and to the increased wages  paid everywhere. This has been estimated to mean an increase of from one  cent to two cents per pound all told.  Companies that have, been making  copper for nine cents per pound, now  find the cost nearer eleven cents, and  those whose cost was ten cents now  find it close to twelve cents. And in  order to secure a plentiful coke supply,  the cost may be still further slightly increased  As to the future of the price of copper, the opinion seems to be that it  will gradually but slowly go up again,  but very. slowly���providing the low  point has already been reached, which  many believe. There is some money  in it for the Boundary concerns with  copper at 15 cents per pound, but it is  hoped that a somewhat better price  will soon be realized, when the industry would be in splendid shape,  especially.- -if,.....1after/....ii.he.,'" skyrocket  market of the la*st year, it could be  maintained at say rS cents, so that  producers and consumers alike' could  know what to base their plans on for  the future.  Boundary Man Drowned.  A dispatch from Cobalt dated  Sep  tember 23, reads as follows:  "Seyward L. Graham, a foreman in  the Nipissing mine, was drowned Saturday night in Cobalt. Graham and  a companion had crossed the lake to  the town for a doctor to attend two  men who had been overcome by gas.  The boat was upset and Graham's companion succeeded in gaining the shore.  Graham was unmarried and about 40  years of age. He ' came here from  British Columbia with Manager Drum-  mond."  Mr. Graham was well known in the  Boundary, having been in charge of  the Oro Denoro mine for a long time  under Smith Curtis, and later being for  some, eight months foreman at the Dominion Copper Co.'s Sunset mine,  Deadwood camp. When Mr. Drum-  mond left the Dominion Copper Co.  to take charge of the Nipissing mine,  Mr. Graham went with him. He was  unmarried and about 40 years of age,  and had many friends in the Boundary,  his relatives living near Toronto���one  reason why he went east.  September 2S,   o-       I  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Latest Prices in Metals  Nicw York���Copper, electrolytic. $14.-  68 @ $15.00;   lake. $15.00    (a) $15.25.  Bar Silver, 07 U.'  Lead; $5 15 (<'���  '5.25.  Spelter, $5.80 <tf> $5.90.  The lolloiving  table Rives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1000, for   r$oi. l.  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1900  ��4.S53  ��97  5-34��  19.4*4  William Yolen Williams, of Spokane,  came in Monday nignt and next day  proceeded to Bear creek in the Similkameen, where the Granby Co. has a  bend on the Independence group and  ii doing development.  Ralph Smailes of Greenwood and  Seattle, arrived in the former place  from the latter this week for a few days.  He is largely interested in the Midway  & Vernon railway project, but has little  to say about it at present.  C. P. Reil, of the firm ol McCallum,  Hill cSi Co., investment agents at  Regina, was here a coupie of days this  week, and expects to be in this section  for a month or two. He says that  Regina continues prosperous.  George I'. McAuliffe returned late  last week from spending several months  in the Thompson river country,, north  of Kamloops. This week Mrs. McAuliffe went to Spokane to visit Mrs.  A. Hackett, and see the Interstate  fair.  I Mink.      Camp.  Granby Mines..Phoenix  ' Snowshoe Phoenix  ���B.C. Copper Co.  ,     Molher Lode Oeadwd  B. C. .Mine Summit  * Kmma ..Summit  .     Oro Denoro ...Summit  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  1 Dominion Copper Co.  1 Broolclyn.Steiu..Phuix  Idaho Phoenix  1      Kawhide Phoenix  1     Sunset Deadwood  Mountu Rose Summit  Athelstan-Weiliugton  Morrison ...Deadwood  K. Bell Summit  Senator Summit  ' Brey Pogle Summit  . No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur Kiiig~..Sumtnil  Winnipeg.... Wellington  GoldenCrowu Wellngtu  King Solomon W.Coppr  Jig Copper W.Coppr  No. 7 Miue Central  City of Parts White's  Jewel I.oug Luke  Riverside...Rock Creek  . Curmi West Fork  Sally West Kork  Rambler    West Hoik  Butcher Boy..Wcst Kork  Duncan West Kork  Providence...Providence  Klkhorn Providence  , Slrathmoie .Providence  Piestou -.Skylark  Prince Henry....Skylark  ��� Skylark Skylark  , Last Chance Skylark  K. P. O. Minc.Skylark  ' Bay Skylark  . Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  1 Crescent Skylaik  Helen Greenwood  K uby Boundary Halls  Republic Boundary Klls  Miscellaneous      3.230  Total,tons    90.600  , =��meltcr treatment���  Orauby Co    62,387  B.C.CopperCo   Domiuion Coppel Co   1901  231.762  1.731  19.034  47.40S  650  1902  309,858  20,SOO  U1.JJ6  M.Sll  ��� 8,530  ���9��3  393.718  71,212  13S.079  I9.365  ".937  15,537  1904  549.703  1905        1906  653,SS9  So 1404         S.4J6  174,298    174.567  37.9��o  16,400  9.4S5  3.0C7  "s'oj  550  7,455  '5.731  5,646  3.339  3-1.30O  3,070  3,150  -,75V  4,S-S0  55.73'  is'.ioS  3.056  4,747  150  5<>o  363  3,450  222  3��4  33  ',833  2.135  7*5  635  33  '50  1.070  2,250  1,040  S75  482  665  2,000  3SO  2,000  890  30  ��� 45  79  9-J3  400  219  726  3*5  77��  52  JOO      167  S35  6S9  ���155  73  20  -to   ���'  fco  So  60  lu  105,900  I 4SS  11 N-4  3.'77  140.6.S5  2.960  16,032  4S.JU)  3,55-5  1907  472 4S1  98,8-0  172.6.6  1.370  ���i.044  6.314  Pa.I  Week  15.6SS  5,'5^'  4,386  960  43. W5  M.92.1  5?,336  2s.-'71  -'.SI9  ii.iy  1,142  1,297  2.456  586  !  1  t  >  3. -15��  J90.Soo  330,S2S  117,nil  i'i  -76  ���>���. VIO  uS.hoo  6>>> 4 IO  401, QJI  102,}!^   750  S2.j,'<o*  5"0        933-5-|S 1.161 5.17 aiS,*;,-!    32.J.-1I  5^6,252    687,98s S;.H,S79 46','i-',  210.484   210,830    123,74U j.-vS,77"\  30,^30     84,059   2lS,8ll   145,903  :<)"->7  V-7'J  (1.1-J7  Total reduced...   61,3:19   348419   46(1,940   697,404    Si7,6'ft 9S2 S77 1,171.43- 902,41-7  0  YS'mA\l  Virgil  *i,f'A  I'All*' H\  f * $1 "��� ll  ������A  &^! '��� �� ��!0^��^i^-��^^��^^0 ^^ -��-����^^<��^^��><C<��-��^�� >^�� m  PA q  *m  ar  m  m  nh *  m  i'i, iH o I  w  Ml  \m\ *  fHfl  m\  ip.  WW  �� ��  ��r  If.  It  11  mi  VkW-  a-i."*"-W��":  fi'l-f*!"-  wf  $!'  IW  THE   PHOEHJX  PIONEER.  There's AH the Difference  between  ordinary  bulk and packet teas and J  the delightful Richness and Fragrance  and refreshing  strength  of  A Teapot Test will convince ypu in a jiffy.  Just try a packet and  judge for yourself.  Sold in Lead Packets Only 50c* lb.  If there is any real intention to lake  steps to exclude Asiatics from British  Columbia on the part of the Dominion government, why the detention  sheds at Vancouver are being enlarged.  How much ore can be shipped from  Boundary mines per week with everything favorable, when 41,000 tons,  like last week, can be shipped while  everything is not up to the fullest  capacity.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Tourn*!.  IMUBD OKBATOKJJAYS IV T����  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PBOBMIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqkb.  T,,,���h.._ I Business office No. 14. .  Telephone* J M,n.ger., residence, No. ij.  ���DBKBlrriOHS Ilf  ADVAMCB.  Per Year.... :.'........ l*.oc  aiz Months i.��  To the Onited State*, per year �� -.. 2.50  IIron are nol a subaer ber to tbla paper, thla  ts an Invitation to you to become oae.,  The Laurier government, after playing fast and loose with the Japanese  question as it affects British Columbia,  for several years past, is face to face  with the necessity of doing something.  The government's best supporters from  this province insist on something being  done, and Sir Wilfrid, unfortunately,  finds himself in a somewhat tight  position. If he takes action that will  satisfy in British Columbia and excludes the Japs, it will not suit in London nor,in Tokio���and evidently Sir  Wilfrid thinks more of what is said in  those places than in the province most  directly affected.  Advertising rates furnisbeo on application.  Legal notices isand 5 centa per Hue.  Fonr weekly Insertion* conaUtute one month's  ��� Irert ��lai  1907     SEPT.  1907  is: Hti. T��at. Wad.   Tki. Fr���  Sit.  1      3      3      4S6  7  8      9    10    11  12     13  14  15    16    17     18 19    20  21  22    23    24    25 26    27  28  29    30  t NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  A large number of sub-,  scribers are in arrears to  this    paper���the    printed  ��� label on every copy show-  J ing the month  and year  * to which each subscription  is paid.  The publisher will appreciate prompt attention  to this intimation. We  need the money.  Notwithstanding his hobbling up  the second-class postal rates, Postmaster-General Lemieux has done  some good things since he came into  office. One of these was the recent  announcement that country postmasters  will get a raise���-the minimum now  being $35 per annum instead of $25,  and so on up the list. Now, if'the  honorable gentleman will keep up trie  good work and not try to conduct the  department like a pawnbroker's skin-:  nery, as his predecessors have done, it.  will be a step in the right direction.  What we want is not ���_ a surplus like  those 7 shown recently,7 but better  service all over the Dominion.  PROVINCIAL.  Kaslo's big fruit fair this week was a  big success.  Many saw mills in the Crow's Nest  section are closing down for lack of  orders.  Nelson has been having a shake-up  in the police department, the chief and  other officers resigning.  The Hindus who arrived at Vancouver recently on the Monteagle had  $30,000 in gold among the party.  Angus McGillivray and A. Erickson  of Sandon won the drilling contest at  Nelson, drilling 40>�� inches. Faulds  and Manuelson came second with 37  and 58 inches.  An edition of 128 pages, called  "The Land of Opportunity" number,  was issued by the Vancouver Province  last Saturday. It is packed with facts  about British Columbia.  Officials of the passenger department  of the C. P. R. are now seriously considering the establishment of a local  daily train service between Vancouver  and Revelstoke during the winter.  W. L. Mackenzie King, deputy  minister of labor, has confirmed the  appointment of S. S. Taylor of Nelson  and J. A. Harvey of Cranbrook as  members of the conciliation board to  settle the differences between the members of the Moyie miners' union and  the Consolidated company.  "Uncle Tom's Cabin."  The production here a few nights  since of the drama of "Uncle Tom's  Cabin," recalls memories of the famous  book of the same name on which the  play is founded. The effect of the  publication of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"  on slavery, was greater, perhaps, then  that of any novel ever written by a  woman. In 1851, Harriet Beecher  Stowe commenced in the National  Era, an anti-slavery paper in Washington, a serial tale entitled "Uncle Tom's  Cabin." When the story was completed in 1852, it was published in  book form in Boston, and its popularity was so great that it sold to the  extent of 400,000 copies. The book  was reprinted in England and 500,000  copies were sold there, and it was  rapidly translated and printed in all  European and some Asiatic countries,  and, besides this it was extensively  dramatized and illustrated. The book  did more than any other literary agency  to arouse the public conscience in  America and elsewhere against slavery  and Ihe great wrongs inflicfd on the  individual under it.  Ten years after the final chapters of  the book had been'given to the public,  Abraham Lincoln, president of the  United States, issued his famous emancipation proclamation, which gave freedom to millions of slaves. Thus the  seeds of freedom planted by Harriet  Beecher Stowe and others, bore the  good fruit of freedom. In the ripening  ol that fruit, however, there was a four  years' war, in which thousands of lives  were lost, and billions of money spent.  The price paid was a great one, but no  one on this continent regrets it, for the  war of the rebellion decided forever  that there should be no more slavery  on this continent.  Quality Never Varies  Always the Same Rich Flavor  T E  THE KIND YOU LIKE  AtallCrmrt. W��*W  In the announcement  that he  will  try for the American cup, Sir Thomas  Lipton,   the   well  known   yachtsman,  - shows that he is still a gay old sport.  It is anodd thing that, while Boun  dary mine managers. have been able,'  of late, to secure but 15 >or 16 ceni.->  per pound for their 7copper when  marketed���more or, less/ as the case  may be���if those same managers wish  to order sorhelcopper wire or^any commodity in which "copper enters, ilk:  copper is put in at the same rate that  was charged when the red metal was  selling in the pure state at 25 cents  per pound. It looks as though'' the  manufacturers were catching the pro  ducers "coming and going." But if  some of them do not load up with  copper at the present low price, there  may be some sorry manufacturers in a  short time.  New Metal Fdaod.  A new and rare metal has been  found at several mines in the Cobalt  belt known as stromeyerite, an amalgam  of sulphides of silver and copper. One  mine where it has been found is the  Cochrane, adjoining the Temiskaming.  The vein is said to be 14 inches wide.  The pure metal has previously been  found in South America, Siberia, and  Bohemia. Cobalt's find is.the first in  North America. , The pure metal  contains 53 per cent of silver and will  run over 15,000 ounces to the ton.  It is a black, heavy metal.  Attack of Diarrhoea Cared by Oae Dose of  Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera  and  Diarrhoea Remedy.  I was so weak from an attack 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 rae 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 & Bro., Greenville,  Ala..   For sale by all druggists.  oesxsxsi����������^^  fThe BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing 1  WHO SAYS 'SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't Delieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    AU new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapkst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  ~��� t-      ��      .       r niRNIK BLOCK.  Mens Wear Exclusively. knob ma. avk��� phoenix.  3����scs��>sxaa��  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Market. '���one *���  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Liae of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Came in Season.  All   Orders  Receive  Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and all the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters:  NEL80N, B.C.  Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  kxasxassxaxas^^  Bailditf L��t Wanted.  Undersigned wishes to trade shares  in good, active silver property, near  Wallace, Idaho, for building lot in  Phoenix or Greenwood. Apply to C.  Swanson, Box 131, Phoenix,' B. C.  -^b 0-.0 o.t�� o-.o �����>���-<-�� (>���<�� ��>tor>44Y irMti *>���  I OUR COPPER CORNER *  yr  ��� According to recent developments  in the east, Standard Oil makes a  profit of one thousand per cent' per  year. No wonder John D. Rockefeller  is reputed to. be the richest man in the  -world. This beats even the newspaper business, where it   is  an   open  'secret that the profits are so enormous.  It is pleasant lo note that the Nelson  Fruit Fair was conceded by all to  have been the best yet���the universal  opinion of the many who attended  from the Boundary and elsewhere.  Nelson seems to be doing itself proud  'in the fair business and to be making  it more of an institution each year.  The investigation of the causes of  the escape of the notorious train bandit, Bill Miner, from ihe New West-  7minster penitentiary, is still going on.  A?few officials willlose their heads and  that will end it, probably, just as they  do such things in the United States.  Miner evidently knew the value of  some ready cash.  John Houston is certainly proving  himself to be a thorn to the Grand  Trunk Pacific at Prince Rupert. When  the officials declined to permit him to  land his printing plant at their Pacific  terminus, Mr. Houston found mineral  in place on the townsite, located some  claims in legal fashion, recorded them  properly, and is now proceeding lo  fight it out with the railway monopoly.  Nine out of every ten men in British  Columbia wish Mr. Houston the best  of success with his great antagonist,  and that the officials of the new transcontinental railway will learn early in  the game that they are not the entire  thing in British Columbia, whatever  they may have been or are yet at  Ottawa. They've had some lessons  already at Victoria, but apparently  need a few more.  It's almost time for either the Vancouver World or the Victoria Times to  spring another story���later to be proved  absolutely false���about Premier McBride; as one has not cropped up in  the last eighteen minutes. Such a  policy may be considered good politics;  but it is mighty poor newspaper practice, to say ihe least.  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.  �� MATTERS  OK   .NTKREST   TO   THOSE   INTERESTED  5 . . '.; COPPER   MINING   INDUSTRY  a*ZJt Ofl)-<* Ci'fxUB ��^��>13~��J-����<3  The Price of Copper.  Doubtless it would have been better  in the long run if the price  of copper  had not gone above   18  cents.    The  market has simply returned to a more  normal   and   more  healthy position.  The consumption  of   copper is' not  going to cease, even   though   the atti  tude and actions of the manufacturers  for   several  months  have lent  some  color to the belief.    The trouble has  been uncertainty and lacic of confidence; but when knowledge as to the  real statistical position is available���  absence of which is one of the greatest  unsettling factors���cdnfidence will be  restored and business will be resumed  on normal lines We believe that this  will hot be delayed much longer.  When this consummation is reached  it is to be hoped that the market will  no longer have the skyrocket features  that have characterized it during the  last two years. It is to be hoped,  moreover, that investors in copper  shares will make up their minds to disregard the mischievous practice of  various public advisers of computing  earnings per share and percentage on  going market price on the basis of  temporary high c;uotations for the  metal, which is a constant temptation  to the unwary and inexperienced. The  shares of good copper mining companies are among the safest and most  profitable forms of investment, but  purchases should be made on the basis  of the probable price for the metal  over a series of years, and due allowance should be made for the gradual  exhaustion of even the biggest mines.  ���Engineering and Mining Journal.  IN    THE  The Pioneer Wonders���  Who will be the next lepresentative  of Yale-Cariboo at Ottawa.  If the large copper consumers will  "get next" and load up before copper  starts to climb again.  Who Are Copper Buyers?  There are less than 25 large  buyers  of copper in the United Stales.    Five  concerns purchase and consume over  500,000 pounds per annum. These  are as follows:  Concern: Annnal consump., lbs.  American Brass Co....7 250,006,000  Roebling & Sons Co..... 160,000,000  General Electric* Co.... 75,006,000  American Steel & Wire Co. 50,600,000  National Conduit Co... 50,000,006  Total...... ......  525,600,000  Other large consumers are as follows:  Standard Underground Cable. Co.,  Pittsburg, Pa.; Detroit Brass, & ,Cbpper  Co., Detroit, Mich.; Rome ' Brass &  Copper Co., Rome, N. V,!;' Seymour  Mfg. Co., Seymour, Ct.; Bridgeport  Brass Co., Bridgeport, Ct., Scdville  Mfg. Co., Waterbury, Ct.; Pliim &  Atwobd Co., rhomaston, Ct.; Chase  Rolling Mills, Waterbury, Ct.;'American Tube Works Co., Boston, Massi;  Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; Ansonia Electric Co., Ansonia, Ct.  The above concents consume ihe  bulk of the American copper production. The Western Electric Co. and  the Westinghouse companies, large  consumers of wire and casting copper,  are not included as they seldom buy  their copper direct. They buy it in  the manufactured form and a good  portion of their requirements, especially  that of the Western Electric Co. is'represented in the consumption of the  American Brass Co.  The Brass Co. controls seven large  plants. They are the Coe Brass Co.  at Torrington, Ct., the Coe Brass Co.  at Ansonia, Ct., the Ansonia Brass Co.,  the Benedict & Burnham Co., the  Holmes, Booth & Hayden Co, the  Waterbury Brass Co. and the Chicago  Brass Co. Kenosha, Wis. It is also  building a $4,00,0,000 plant near St.  Louis.  a********  ���Ma  Phoenix  &ceawaoc* Stage Lj flC  Standard Time  1  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.'  ,���'��'        "'      lower town, 10.00a.m  Leave Greenwood      -        3.00 p.m.;  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  PHOENIX OPFICE, WITH H. JAMES, KNOB HILI. AVE.  P..-L. McELROY, Proprietor.  s0a0amtm0^ami0a0^Mittm0amm*a0*m0a0a^a0<0^^Oa0a^^m  J. A4atfoe^om  3it0urance Hoent  BONDS.  COMMISSIONER    FOR  It-is understood that Hon. Wm  Templenian will shortly visit the Kootenays. His last visit was during the  Dominion election campaign, and it  would be interesting now to have one  of Sir Wilfrid's cabinet explain why so  many things he promised on Boundary  .platforms have never materialized.  Doubtless the genial Victoria Times  owner could tell a lot of the inside history if he only would.  Why so  many  people  will  paper for months���and   even  and   forget  all   about   paying  same.  take a  years���  for the  How large a "wad" lhe Gran.I  Trunk Pacific will try to secure frmn  the provincial governinent the ntr.u  time.  Why the head C. P R. officials on  tinually turn down district officials in  their endeavor to give belter ore  service in the Boundary.  If it would not be cheaper for the  Great Northern to spend more money j'  on maintenance of way, instead of such \\  large sums.for wrecks and damages.    '���  FIRES,      XJUP.K  AND  ACCIDENT.  PLA.TK   QLASS  TAKING   AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUBDOCK MclNTCRE, Prop.  35 Horses,  Full  Livery  Equipment,  Have taken  over the  Lumber  Yard  and will carry a"  full stock.  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 envelopes, you will be put down as of the rubber stamp  calibre. If you are a business man, and use no printed  stationery, it is natural to suppose that your business is  no,t of sufficient importance to require it, and your credit  likewise.  If you wish Modern Stationery, gotten up by competent  workmen, worked on the best of stock, imported or  domestic���stationery that does not have the earmarss of  the Cheap John 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 to  Spokane, Ghicago, Detroit, Hamilton, St. Louis, Omaha  and other places, in the past, for printing that could  have been done right 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 more. 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 ypu spend them in the East, you'll never  see them again. We have print shop facilities that no  other office in this section possesses.    Come and see us.  I. H. HALLETT  Bakkistkr, Solicitor,  Notary Pui.i.-  CoWeArfilresK:       HAT.I.KTT.  ( ntrilfotrt M'Nell'a  C0.I1-" i MmeliiK �� Nenl's  t r.t-iber'n.  i' OllKICNWOOO,  H.C.  TUCK    COLLIN 8  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  KfrVlTKnobHIl, Ave.   PhORNIX; II. C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Krgulnr communication 8 j,. 1M    s,  ond Thurmlay oOacli month,'  Kmergcnt medlincs nsealleiliMawnlr  Hall. McIMIr lllock. '"  M.M.HTKFIIUNB.  Secretary.  J. J. STKL'T/.lfl,.  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOW8HOK I.OI)G�� no, a  Me��t* every Monday ^veiling   at Mlm-m' lb,l  VIhIIIiik hrclbreii cordially Invited.  J I'.McDouxnl,    N. (I.  W    S. C"��K,  K-c. +T'V.  Win    l*ickard.   I'cr. I'm, scc>-  ��'IIUKNIX     AKK1K    NO    i.-.M  Mtc'N  '-r-t'll,-.;.|  Union Mall,  VIk'.Uiik     lir.  ulu'lly* mi 1  lllt-ll  utile  J   Wmk, w. I',  Haiuiy Jam us,  W. Soc  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Local Time Impector for S. F. 4 N,  (High CIhnu Good* alwuya in Stock.)  Ghand Fouks, B.C,  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TUKANO, I'roj..  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  vr?.nf.  First Street ��� Opp. Knob   II!  Phoenix, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form F.)  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICK.  - "Australia," "Fiji," "Rat Fractional," "Raven  Fractional," and "Tarantula Fractional," Mineral Claims ailuate In the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District. Where localcd-  between Greenwood and Wellington Camps.  TAKK NOTICK that I, 'saac H. Hallett. as  Agent for Ebic U.Jackson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 10056. intend, sixty days from <l��te  hereof, lo apply to the Mtnintr Kecorder !or Certificates of Improvements. Tor the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further Take Notice that action, iiuilrr  section 37. must he commenced before the issuance of such Certificates ot Tmprovements.  Dated thla 15th day of July, A.D., 1907.  44��� T. II. If ��� I.-.PTT.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1393.  NEVV WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Pioneer Building, PllOenSX, B.C.  Provides a,Christian-home lor students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, (loins grade 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 111  its CoIIegiato Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lutaffiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D .Principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowoll. Buraar.  DRY   WOOD   IN   ANY   QUANTITY  rrompt Attention to  orders  at any hour of day or night.  Knob Hill Ave.       (pH0NE3<->      Phoenix, B.C  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jim.  1st, 190B, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Cash Jio R. Horrell  Cash $25 _ J. B. Macaulay  Cash |s A. F. Berry  BookCase A. K. H. Clark  Bed Linen, 4 doz Hocpltal Ladles Aid  Cash fco..;...i K. T. Bank  Cash jio Jas. McCreath  Cash jus... Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple Syrup ��� A Hriend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen.. Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books _. Mrs. B. A. W. Hcxlecj  Cash $30 A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Buckle"  AVERAGE  PRICES  OF COPPER  ���New York-  Electrolytic              Lake.  Month.  1908  1907     1906  1907  Januarv....  18.31  24.56   18.41  24.88  February....  17.86  24.93   18.11  25 20  March....;.  18.36  25.07    13.64  25.47  April..   .....  18.37  24.27   18.68  24.(7  18.45  24.15   18,72  25.17  June.    .  18.44  22.82   18 71  24.01  July   18.19  22.12   18.58  21.IU  August   18.43  18.35   18.61  lfl 25  September..  19 14  October   21.27      2171  ..  . ���  November..  21.99       22.34     December...  23.03      23.38     1  wepa&m&iS>!Mmm&m��JWJtm&&iSfi     Tear..  19.85  19.60  l��f.l  SxiaJL.'  |}bsri1s"**Mf:Wi.'1-'i*^K*,i,*s,��,:<'*  ^^^MMeriSwMSv^nr'JSi.i'fa *i*~*lifmmmmm the phoenl: pioneer.  M  i' I  t  1' J  ' ���''iMiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiimiim^  1  i  i  DOMINION CO. LOST  OVER 4,000 HOURS  glnimjjM^IIIIIIIIH  A Pure, Wholesome, Reliable  Cream of Tartar Baking Powder  The cream of tartar uaed in Dr. Price's Baking Powder  is derived from grapes in the exact form and composition in which it occurs in that luscious, healthful fruit  Improves the Flavor and Adds  To the Healthfulness of the Food  Its Use a. Protection and  Guarantee Against  Alum Food  COKE SHORTAGE  TO BE ARBITRATED  Government   Has   Appointed  J. A. Mara.  The question of the  coke  shortage  will be submitted to arbitration.  Such was the decision of the provincial executive at meeting held last  week. The government has appointed  J. A. Mara, last year's president of the  Victoria board of trade, as its nominee  on the board of abitration. The  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company will  appoint a second arbitrator and the  two will in turn select a third. The  board thus constituted will go into the  matter thoroughly, examining witnesses,  etc. It will decide first whether there  is a coke shortage, whether shipment  of coke to the United States smelters,  and to the proportion of coke which  should be furnished to each of the  British Columbia smelters. The attorney-general's department has the matter  in hand, and will see that the investi  gation is pushed with all due expediency.  The importance of the matter has  been fully realized by the provincial  government and the despatch which  has been exercised has won encomiums for the government from all.  Ore Tonnage lor 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.  SHIPMKNTS.  East   of Columbia  River         2,782  100,283  Rossland       4.444  191;, a 80  Boundary      4��.493  382,073  Total   5 ��.387   '  ,176,641  SMELTER  RECEIPTS.  SMEl.TKR.  WEEK.  YKAR.  Grand Forks  23,760  470,69J  Greenwood   7,786  243.649  Boundary Falls ...  7,968  '33,*7��  Nelson           Hi340  Northport   ...  2,171  70,009  Marysville ...  600  22,800  Trail      6,526  171.305  Total   48,811     I  .I3��.��34  Could Wear Diamootli.  There are but few editors  in   B. C.  who have not   made  a   vigorous  and  continuous fight against the   city   mail  order house.    This has been done   in  the interest of the home merchant, and  without money and without   price.    If  the editors, of the land received regular  advertising rates for all ihey have  said  against their enemies   of  the  country  merchant they could now   be   wearing  diamonds.    Now the department store  man appreciates advertising space and  is willing to take all the average country editor has for sale, and at  a  gocd  price.    What other   class   of  business  or professional men would refuse business to help their friends, especially as  many of the said   friends never  seem  in  the   least  disposed   to   return   the  compliment, or even   appreciate   it.���  Kaslo Kootenaian.  Lame Back.  This is an 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.  Fair Dale*. 1907.  Heinze Beaten by C. P. R.  In the suit of partition cf the Columbia & Western lands, which was  brought into the courts some time ago  for the C. P. R., Augustus Heinze  loses upon all points of the main case,  according to the decision given by Mr.  Justice Clement. Mr. Heinze claimed  that, according to the agreement  entered into, he was not compelled to  take his half interest until 1912; the  court decided, however, that the  division should take place immediately  Castlegar townsite, near Robson, is to  be sold by order of the court.  Salmon Arm, Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.  Spokane Inter-State, Sept. 23-Oct.  Provincial, New Westminster, Oct.  2. 3. 4. 5-  Alter Yon, Sir."  Not long ago a well-known canon of  Westminster was marrying two of his  servants, cne of whom was his footman.  As had been his custom, whenever he  answered a question the footman saluted. The canon whispered to him to  dispense with the salute and simply  repeat���after him. It was an unfortunate instruction, for when the question  came, "Wilt thou have this woman to  be thy wedded wife?" etc., the footman  was obedient to the very letter and  said, "After you, sir."  The laxative 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 biliousness. Price 25 cents.  Samples free at all druggists.  The editor of a Nashville paper is  accused by his neighbors of having  caught cold while sleeping in church  with his pew door open.  A man was recently knocked down  and nearly killed in Massachusetts all  for the sum of one dollar. The time  is slowly but surely approaching when  even an editor won't he safe.  A Yankee editor throws up the  sponge with the remark "that it don't  pay to run a paper in a town where  the business men read almanacs and  pick their teeth with the tail of a  herring."  Everythlsg Ready.  With special rates on all railroads  and from every section in the Inland  Empire, with an unusually strong list  of shows and exhibits, and with every  convenience for the care and comfort  of visitors, the Fourteenth Annual Spokane Interstate Fair, at Spokane, from  September 23 to October 5, will prove  a record-breaker from every standpoint.  Exceptionally low rates have been  granted by all of the railroads, and  there will be something of interest  every minute of every day at the fair  The management has made especial  provision this year for handling large  crowds expeditiously, and every visitor  will be properly ca'ed for.  In Fiscal Year, Due to Fuel  Shortage.  A recent Boston report is as fo'lows:  M. M. Johnson, consulting engineer  of the Dominion Copper Co., who has  just arrived in the east from the British  Columbian mining region, says:  "During the last fiscal year of the  Dominion Copper Co., extending from  July 31. .906, to July 31, 1907, the  company's smelter lost a total of 4000  hours in operation due to shortage of  fuel, etc.  "In the first six months of the  current calendar year the company  was unable to d<i much toward increasing earnings owing to an almost continual shut down, which was quite the  opposite to conditions in the last half  of the year 1906.  "Although the lompany has blown  in its third furnace, the entire smelting  battery has not yet been able to operate  under conditions that would permit of  the fullest capacity being attained.  The plant when working right should  be able to irtai 1400 tons of ore a day.  "The fuel situation in lhe Boundary  district is .serious by reason cf a shortage of curs, Willi labor there if.no  trouble and none is expected.  "It has not even been considered to  curtail production of copper in British  Columbia, but if it were decided to reduce output or even close the mines,  it could be done without much expense, as there would be no pumping  necessary."  Ecoaomlcal Mlalag a ad Smelilat.  Referring to the above, the Boston  News Bureau says:  There have been deductions drawn  from the recent interview with M. M.  Johnson of the Dominion Copper Co.  not warranted by the facts. The company has no idea of a shut down of its  mines and smelter.  The smelter now has a capacity of  between 1400 and 1500 tons per day,  but this production has not yet been  reached, owing to the coke shortage  and transportation difficulties. It is  now believed these troubles will be  over shortly. The Canadian Pacific  Railway is putting in 200 new cars  specially for this district, and the International Coal Co., which supplies  the Dominion Co., is now in shape to  deliver the full amount of coke required.  The ores of the Rawhide and Sunset  properties of the Dominion Copper  Co. can be mined at a.cost not exceeding $r per ton. With a smelting cost  of $160 per ton, the Dominion Co.  can show good returns, with copper  even at 15 cents per ton.  Unlike some other companies, the  Dominion Copper Co. is not accumulating any copper, its matte being sold  for cash, and delivered as produced,  settlement being made at the quoted  rates, according to the Engineering &  Mining Journal, which so far have not  been below 16 cents per pound.  It can be stated that no shut-down  of the Dominion Copper Co. properties will occur unless caused by shortage of coke or transportation troubles,  or by other causes which would affect  all the Boundary district producing  companies alike.  THINK OF IT!  This Pretty Matron Hod Headache anal  Bockach*-~Her Condition  Was Serious.  BELIEF IN PERUNA.  a*  99 Eleventh street,  Milwaukee, Wis.  Peruna Drug At'fg. Co.,  Dear Sirs:���A short time ago I found  my condition very serious. I had head'  ache, pains la the back, and frequent  dlssy spells which grew worse every  month. 1 tried two remedies before  Peruna, and was discouraged when I  took the first dose, but my courage  Boon returned. In less than two  months my health was restored."  ���Mrs. M. Brlckner.  Th* raaaon for so many failures to  cure cases aim liar to tho above Is the  fact that disease!  peculiar to tb��  pelvic organs are  not   commonlj  mA?mMm:Mti  Cheap rates from   all   points  in ONTARIO and   MARITIME   Provinces,   on   sale  daily  SeptllOchSl  , Unexcelled Service, F.ist  Time, Through Sleepers and  ��� Tourist Cars, Two Tnuv-  Conlinental Trains Daily in  each direction  Toronto,   Guelph,    Gait,  Owen Sound, London,  Windsor, Detroit  to  PHOENIX  $39.45  MONTREAL  OTTAWA  HALIFAX  $46.10  44.85  56.40  S^aS5HSHSH52SZSrl5Z5^iaS25ESESBS25E5a.S  ��������* ��� *** ��������� ������ * ��  1 HOME MADE ICE,  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  lircwerv  BINBR St SONS, Pro,...  Banner ft.  Plioen  Phoenix Beer and  ��� �������!��*(��� �����***�� ��  25HSESHSHSH52SH.i  THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Rates to other Ontario points and  Maritime provinces quoted on application to Local Agent, or  J. MOIJ, .E. J. COYLK,  D.  P. A, A. G. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.       Vancouver, B.C.  PELVIC DISEASE  NOT RECOGNIZED  AS CATARRH.  recognised as being caused by catarrh.  Catarrh of one organ le exactly the  same aa catarrh of any other organ  What will relieve catarrh of the head  will alao relieve catarrh of the pelvio  organs. Peruua relieves these cases  ���Imply becaaae It relieves catarrh.  NOTICE.  tiPfSm  Public Notice ia hereby given that I lie  Columbia and  Western'.Railway  Com-  gany by its Lessee, the Canadian Pacific  iailway Company,has this day deposited  in the District Land Registry Office, at  Kamloops, in the Province "of British  Columbia, a plan profile and Book of  Reference showing a proponed branch  line to the Dominion Copper Company's  Mines, situate eight decimal miles south  of Eholt station, on the Phoenix Branch  of the said Columbia and Western Railway, in the district of West Kootenay,  in the Province of British Columbia  aforesaid, and that the said Canadian  Pacific Railway will, as soon after the  expiration of (our weeks from tiie first  publication of this Notice as the application can be heard, apply to the Board of  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   dav of  August, .1907   R. Makpole;  General Executive Assistant.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvccuots.  NOTICK.  "Florence No. a Fractioual" Mineral Claim,  situate In the Greenwood Mining Division o(  Yali district. Where located:���In Greenwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICK, that I, If-aac H. Hallett, as  agent for Joseph I. BasBelt, Free Miner's Certificate, No B10176. intend, sixtv days from date  hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, forth* purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ol the abovecla in.  And further Take Notice that action, uudcr  Section 37. must be commeuce-1 before the  issuance if such Certificate of Imp oveinents.  Dated this 9th day of September, A.D , 1907.  52_ I. H. HALLHTT.  MINERAL ACT.  (Form F.)  Certificate of ImprovemeaU.  NoiKB.  ' Murray Fractioual" Mineral Claim, situate in  Ihe Greenwood Mineral Division of Yale District.  Where located���In Wellington Camp.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for David Oxley, Free Miner's Certificate,  o. B6787, and Thomas Russell. Free Miner's  Certificate. No. B6764, i'ltend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply lo the Mining Recorder for  a Certificiite of Iinpiovements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crowu Grant ol the above claim.  And further Take Notice thai action, under  Section 37, mu��t be commenced before Hie issuance or such Certificate of Improvement".  Dated this icth day of August, A D., 1907.  I. H. HALLETT.  The Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co., Ltd.  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  regular quarterly dividend of two per  cont and an extra dividend of one per  fent upon the par value of the stock  outstanding, was declared out of the  net earnings of the company, payable  September 30, 1907, to all stockholders  of record at 3 p.m. on Set>t. 13th, 1907.  For the purpose of tho dividend, the  transfer books of the company will close  at 8 p.m. on Sept. 13th. and reopen at  10 a.m, October 1st, 1907.  NoRTHBUP  FOWLKB,  Secretary.  pAted this 8d day of Sept., 1907.  Real ladiaai at Spokaae Pair.  Indian war and medicine dances, by  the light of a blazing camp fire, are  one of the very numerous strong night  shows given at the Spokane Interstate  Fair this year, arrangements having  already been made by the fair management to have about one hundred red  men, mostly of the Flathead tribe,  brought to the fair this year.  A tent is erected on the Midway,  and the Indian dances are held here.  Hung along the walls of the tent are a  number of scalps taken at the time of  the Custer massacre on the Little Big  Horn, and a number of warriors who  took part in the massacre, now old and  decrepit, will be in attendance at the  fair.  A realistic battle between a pony express rider and a band of redskins will  be given every afternoon in front of  the grandstand. This will be a presentation of an occurrence common  enough during the frontier days. The  running fight and the final escape of  the rider will be shown in a lifelike  manner.   Chamberlain's Coofb Remedy One ol the Best  on Ibe Market.  For many years Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy has constantly gained  in favor and popularity until it is now  one of the most staple medicines in  use and has an enormous sale. It is  intended especially for acute 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 undoubtedly the  best in the market for the purposes for  which it is intended. Sold by all  druggists.  The people's  Medicine  for Indigostion. Bilious. _.. ,  neat, Constipation, Head IjPjjf  ache, Wind, Dizziness  and pains in the chest  and back; tho medicine  that aeta your stomach  right and cleanses your  blood of all impurltiea is  MOTHER  SEJGELs  SVRUP  PriMtvcts  fsskotU*.  A. 1. WHITE, ft OO,  KOVTBBAL.  Orcanlilof a B. C. Branca.  H. Mortimer Lamb, formerly editor  of the B. C. Mining Record, published  at Victoria, and now secretary of the  Canadian Mining Institute, who was  in the Boundary a few days ag<\ is  making a tour of the province for the  purpose of organizing a British Columbia branch of the institute. He has  been very successful so far in soliciting  the support of the mining men o( the  province, and on January 15 next a  general meeting will be held in Nelson,  at which officers will be elected and  papers read.  Next year Mr. Lamb will bring a  party of English engineers out to  British Columbia. They will be representatives of the chief institutes of  Great Britain, the North of England  Mining Institute, the Mining and  Metallurgical Institute, and the Iron  and Steel Institute.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  CA���The must perfectly appointed Health  ��� ml Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com  pletesystem of Hatha���including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curat!*;  properties of its waters are unequaled.  Eor Curing nil Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healing nil Kidney, Liver and SIoihhcI  tilmeiiU.  For Humiliating all M. u>UUPoiaaii* Irom 11-  system  The grandeur of .he scenery is uiirivnll<-<:  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,vrater'nlU  soatiug. yachting, fishing, shooting, excurii. n>  tennis. Ita winter climate is unsurpassed lo?  miMnef. H/> RRY IlcINTOHll.  P'otirlrto.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New Edition Issued November 15, 1906.)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  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 any  branch of lhe copper industry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  -It-givea the plain facts in plain English  withe ut fear or favor. It lists and describes 4626 copper mines and companies in all parts of the world, descriptions running from two lines to sixteen pages, according to importance of  the property. The Copper Handbo k  is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The mining man needs the book fur  the facts it gives him about mines, mins  Ing and metal. The investor needs  the book for the facts it gives him about  mining, mining investments and copper statistics. Hundreds of swindling  companies are exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Horace J. Stevens  Editor and Publisher  36    POSTOFFICE     BLOCK,     HOUGHTON,  MICHIGAN.  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards receited. Interest  credited twice a year.  >V  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,CQt,W0.M  RESERVE  $1,WO,000.6��  ESTABLISHED  1859,  We   have   a large stock of the  celebrated  Pabst Beer  And cau Promptly Fill all Orders  THE BEST BOTTLED BEER ON THE MARKET  Write, telephone, telegraph or call on  Greenwood Liquor Co*  JAS. McCREATH, Proprietor.  Phoenix Livery  +  Dominion Ave.,  Cor. Banner St.  **�� PHOENIX, B. C.  I  Carriages and Other Rigs, Horses and Saddles  For Any Part of the Boundary. Express and  Baggage Transfer Given Prompt Atttention.  Dry Wood Delivered to Any Part of the City.  D. J. McDonald, Prop.  A Shart of th* Public Patronage Solicited. 'PHONE 37.  NOTICE.  Beware of 'unit'.-.-.'.V>/;c aud substitutes.  Church of England���St. Johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector. Service every  Sunday evening at 7:30.  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation tc  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 and and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction 7:30 p..n. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.  TUB    GRANBY    CONSOLIDATED    MINING,  SMELTING & POWER COMPANY, Ltd.  Notice is hereby given that the  Seventh Ordinary "General Meeting of  the li ran by Consolidated Mining. Smelting & Power Com puny, Ltd., will be held  at the oiHee of the company, 52 Broadway, New York, N. Y.. on Tuesday, the  first day of October, 1907, at 10 30' 11.111.,  for the purpose of electing Directors ami  transacting any other business lliut nuiv  properly come before the meeting.  For the purpoBtt of the meeting the  transler bookn of the company will clo-e  at 3 p.m., on September 13th, nnd open  at 10 a.m., on October 1st, 1907.  XoKTHKlir   F0WI.KH,  Secretary  Dated this 7th day of Sept., 1907.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the I and Registry Act. sml in  the matter ol lhe Tide ol' Lot 6 Block i�� nml Lot  i��� Block ij. Oli Ironsides subdivision (Map 60),  Town of P'-oenix, n.<*.  WHEREAS the Ceitificale of rule ol Jjiis C  Bradlkv being Certificate of Title No 45,;5�� has  been lost or destroyed, and application tins been  made for a duplicate thcieof. NOTICE IS  HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate Ce-tificste of  Title to the above hereditaments will be issued  at the expiration of one Month from ihe dnle  hercol, unless in the meantime valid objection to  contrary ia made to me in writiug.  W. II. EDMONDS,  T.and Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C..  July >6lh. 1907.  District Registrar.  TIMBER NOTICE.  TAKE .-'OTiCl-: tha' 30 days niter the first  publicslioi ��� i' 1 ii-. 11..ice, I it.teud to apply to  the Chief CtiiiTuij.-iiuner of Lauds aud Works, at  Victoria for. .-.prcial license to cut nnd carry  away timber limn the following described land  lo the Similltamteu Dlvis.ou of Yale District, viz:  Commencing at a post 011 the north side or  Sutherland Creek, nboul three (0 milrs East of  Christina Lake, ranrked A. J. Anderson's North-  west Corner Post, thence South 80 chains, thence  East 80 chains,tlieuee North 80 chnlns, tlience  West So chains, to point of commencement.  A. J. ANDKRHON.     j  Doiad Tuly Mb. 19��7- '  B U L. L. El T" 1 Nl  Great Northern Railway  SPECIAL RATES  <^%, TO -%/%<  SPOKANE   INTERSTATE  September 23 to October 5 at  $7.20  for round trip; dates of sale September 21 to  October 2.  FAIR  On Sept. 30 Only $5.40 for round trip  All tickets good for return until Oct. jth.  ^   ^   ^   ^ .^  IS  M  tS  fS  M  M  ~~jp'-jr"jp"jp *&'  fS  rs  Is acknowledged by ihose who read it regularly to De 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 prin's 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,  $2.50, and more than one of its readers subsciibes for two,  three and even five  years.    Address, with remittance,  Pioneer Pub.  Co.,  I'hoenix, B.C.  NOTB���We have a lew Copies of the laV PIOXKtCX ANVUAt. lef.. price    ascents  each, or a copy will lie sent free lo a new subscriber.  \an.^. er *r *r a* gr.1  4  %  pi  1 M 1  * j >  I   A I  '  I  4  't  ;;:p$!7  '%^m':A'-  A��m]  ���/(.A:*;'  'il',-:  AiJ:  ,''.''''Ay.*{>.':'*mL  AA& ,m  '���!' :>���>*'��� ���������--,���  y^i  W:'.:t  !L  ���'iMi*%P.  -:;!������*���  '-%'''���*!>'���      ���':  1T'A..A  lAM.--" mi ii!< 'ifj,,^  Hi  H i1  HIT,  m&'  ^i,  ��>.  HP  tw  ��"r  1%  ^��  ftf  HI'  ' t  I!  ----,--.";.>���'���  P  **?  THE   PHOENIX   PTONEER.  SHARP (a IRVINE CO,  108 Wall St.  BROKERS  WE WILL SELL  Spokane, Wash.  In and Around Phoenix"'"  100 British Coluuibia Copper.,  16 Cons. Smelters   2000 Cariboo-McKinney   2000 Tel-Kwa Mines   600 Alberta Coal, Pooled   1000 Alberta Coal   200 International...   1000 Royal Colleries Ltd..;;.:..  0.25  118.00  .04  .15  .20  .38  .03  .25  Owing to tho unsettled condition of the metal  market a irreat manv  in-  ^11 mak/moniv hxf ���   " '?��� re,?���a^, to ,80",ei of U}e- coal 8tocks we ����� offering. Yon  will make money by investing in good coal BtockaJJOW.  BRIEF TOPICS  Or  LOCAL AND  GENERAL ,. 2��  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ^ gj  Dry wood   in  Loading Hotel of Boundary'* Laidlnf  ,   Minim Camp  Hotel Balmoral  at  see  Mew and Up-to-date  Centrally Located,  Good sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First 8t  PHOENIX, B. C.  .  '��� '   '     ���      J. A  monaster  Proprietor,  X  * [Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-'f b-"  Date  Hotel   in  Phoenix.   New,  from cellar to roof.    Best Sample  Rooms in the Boundary, Opposite  G.N. Depot. Modem Bathrooms.  Steam   J-   Heated  JAftlES MARSHALL, Prbp. Phoenix. BX.  Under New Man^emeiit  R. V. Chisholm, Prop... .J,    Conducted in First-Class shapel    Choice, stock [of Irrigating ' goods;  Special attention to dining room.   *L>rge,  airy : arid ;- ' ��� '      .    well  furnished rooms; /��� ���! ? .' ���  Dominion Aven.e    _        .     ;       .' . Pboe.lx, B C.  loewx jream Laun  LIMITED.  idry Co.,  With the newest and most modern machinery, we-are now  a  position to handle the largest or smallest orders  with dispatch and at the loweBt possible prices.  J   ...  car  lots.     Apply to  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  Before  buying your furniture elsewhere, call on R. T. Gardner.  Woodchoppers wanted. Inquire ol  j. J. Bassett, Hartford Tunction.  Prescriptions carefully prepared  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  Sewing Machines from $io up  Miss McDonald.  See our beautiful display of Mission  Chairs and Rockers.���N. Binns.  Second-hand Sewing Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Violins, and other musical instruments    at   Toronto   prices.     Aliiin  ALMSTROM.     ,  Charles H. - Flood has leased the  Dominion House and takes possession  October ist.  Cecil D. Martin leaves today to  resume his studies at the state college,  Pullman, Wash. ���  The U Know club gave a dance'  Thursday evening at Miners' Union1  hall, and had an enjoyable time.  Next Tuesday evening the Ladies'  Aid of the Methodist church will give  their annual Thanksgiving supper.  A well known young man about  town, it is understood, will be married  next Tuesday to an estimable , young  ladyin Spokane.  Miss Ethel Murray, formerly a nurse  iri the Phoenix hospital, was in camp  yesterday.: She is now living in Greenwood with her mother.  Contractor H. A. Munro is making  good progress with the new residence  for Danny. Deane, having the 13-room  building framed and roofed.  Wednesday evening the Ladies' Aid  of the Presbyterian church gave an ice  cream social,.and had a, general good  time with their many friends.  Harvest Thanksgiving service, will  be held tomorrow evening at ihe  Methodist church, the subject being,  "Ripe Unto Harvest." Appropriate  music, ���.,...  7 John B. Boyle, formerly in the drug  business in Phoenix, is now in the  same business in Vancouver, and this  week.his household effects were shipped to him.  Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, I.O.O.F..  now that thanksgiving day has been  announced for Thursday, October 31st,  is making preparations for their annual  ball, to take place on that date.  A Butte paper of last. Sunday says  that A. P. McLaurin was  killed by a  train on the  Northern  Pacific  there,  that he was from Phoenix, B. C, and  had several receipts for money.  .-^.Married, 7at-Grecn wood7*SqpFernbeF  18th; by Rev. M. D. McKee, Thomas j  Henry    Rowe   and    M iss    Dorothy  Moore,    of    Desbrbnto,    Ont.     Mr.  Rowe  is  employed  at  the  Rawhide  mine.; r--^ -        ��� ������ ���   -  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For bachelors, we have Iron Beds,  Springs, Mattresses, Camp Cots and  Pillows.���N. Binns.  J-.L- Martin will attend to the subscriber's business during his temporary  absence from Phoenix. A.S. Hoon.  Mrs. P. L. McKelvey and sons expect to leave next week for Vancouver  tJym?k.e their home, her lease on the  Dominion House expiring on October  rst.  Monday evening a pleasant surprise  party was given at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Geo. Johns. Rawhide mine,  with about 30 present. A fruit bowl  and spoon were presented to the hosts.  Quite a number took ��� advantage of  the special railway rates to visit the  Spokane fair this week. N,ext Mondny  the one fare round trip will be in efTect  for that date only, good to return till  October 2.  On Sunday, October 6th, Rev. M.  D. McKee, moderator of Kootenay  Iresbytery, isr expected here from  Greenwood, to make the formal call of  St Andrews' Presbyterian church to  Kev. Samuel Lundie.  Announcement to the contrary notwithstanding, no regular passenger  train service has yet been inaugurated  on the V. V. & E. to Keremeos. However, connection can be made by daily  construction train, for the present.  October rst is the date for the opening of a_new branch of the Eastern  Township Bank at Keremeos, a building now being fitted up for that purpose in; the town. The manager of  the new branch has not yet been  announced.  The D. O. K. K. meeting of the  Knights of Pythias, for Phoenix, is expected to take place on Saturday,  October 26th, if no further change is  made in the arrangements. One hundred novices will tread the burning  sands on that occasion.  Those violins recently received are  pronounced by competent judges to be  some of the best instruments yet  brought to the Boundary. Also Mandolins, Guitars, Accordeons, Harmonicas, etc. All at Toronto prices.  ���Albin Almstrom.  This week there has been a heavier  influx of commercial men than usual.  Some nights there were a dozen or fifteen of these knights of the.grip', registered at either the Hotel. Brooklyn or  the Hotel Balmoral. Incidentally  there were four or five paper drummers  in the bunch this week. And still  they come.  Hughie Cameron, a fixture in Camp  McKinney since the early days of that  free gold camp,. has removed to Victoria.  Mayor Ham mar, of Grand Forks, is  making a tour of coast points in his  capacity of grand chancellor of .the  Knights of Pythias.  Grand Forks won the challenge cup  for the district exhibit at the Nelson  fair last week, and also at the Kaslo  Fair this week.  Grand Forks has entered into a contract with the South Kootenay Water  Power Co., a subsidiary of the West  Kootenay Power & Light Co., for  electric power for the next three years.  George R. Naden, M.L.A., of  Greenwood, returned a few days ago  from an extended trip to the northern  part of the province, and states that  there has been a large influx of mining  men to those parts this last summer.  W. Nicholson, who lost his   sight a  couple of years since in the Providence  mine, and who is  now conducting a  cigar   store   in   Greenwood,   recently  returned from a   nip   to Nova Scotia.  He was a visitor in Phoenix Monday.  Hugh Reed recently sold  his  hotel  at Westbridge to Proprietor Wellwood,  of  the  Rossland   hotel,   Greenwood  Conductor Mesker, who   has   handled  the punch on the  C. P. R.   into  the  Boundary for  years, is  also   credited  with buying a hotel in that locality,  New officers of the Kettle River and  South Okanagan Pioneers' Society,  recently elected, were as follows:  President, James C. Dale; first vice-  president, R. A. Brown; second vice-  president, S. T. Larsen; third vice-  President, - Henry Nicholson; fourth  vice-president, A. S. Black; fifth vice-  president, R. G. Sidley; sixth vice-  president, F. Richter; secretary-treasurer, J. R. Jackson. The reunion  last week in Grand Forks was a great  success.  DIAMONDS  ������ ts��o<* " ���  Did you ever stop to consider that  we are carrying one of the largest  stocks of Diamonds, both Loose  and mounted, in the interior of  B. C, and that with our expenses  very low and only a small margin  of profit added we should be able  to sell you as cheap as any one in  '7, the cities. When you-think of  Precious stones of any kind, let  us submit prices we,can interest  you.    Calls of inspection invited.  .1  m  M  MARSH BLOC  B. A. BL,AeiC  '��� -   ; '��� ������','���'.'.' >������ -  *1 the Jeweler j*  C.RR. Time, Inspector .���. ,.- ; Phone No. OS  and DINING   ROOM  EXTRA   WELL   FURNIS.IED   ROOM'S  Dining Room Given Special Attention.    Conlrully Located.    No Bur.  Victoria Ave., Phoenix, K. 0. MISS IDA L. BAKKIi,  Prop.  moa*ea^**aama0*��*mam**a��0*ame��  'KSWSBifl^^  m  <j��  Carney  Copper stock advanced to 18 1-2 cents per  share after Sept. 15th.  Only20,000more  for sale.    -  JT.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.        Bunk Block, Phoen ix, B. C.  | Boundary Side lights  -*r ->!��>! i o'l  BEST OF WORK GUARANTEED.  sssss  'Phone Nol 25 s?  - Patronize Hodac Industry.  Dominion Ave.,  Prompt attention to all ordera  A.   D.   MeKENZIE,   Manager,  -Phoenix, B C.  Charles A. Arnott, agent for the  C. P. R. in Phoenix, and Miss Jean  Cameron, for several years connected  with the. Nelson Daily Nesws office  staff, were married rin Grand Forks  Wednesday evening, and arrived here  the next day. Mr. Arnott has.��� been  located in Phoenix about two months,  coming here from Nelson when G. T.  Moir was sent down to Grand Forks to  take the agency of the railway  pany,in that city.  com-  PHOENIX  Having secured a first class  baker, I am prepared to deliver  promptly the best Bread, Cake  and Pies. Satisfaction guaranteed; trial solicited. Family and  hotel trade get special attention.-  'Phono A55.     W.J.Prendergaat, Prop  Special Notice.  The executive committee of the j  "diocese haying united Phoenix with'.  Greenwood as one parish, under Rev. |  J. Leech-Porter, as rector of the united j  parishes,* there will be a service every j  Sunday evening, at 7.30  p.m., in   the  According to report, the Midway  Star will shortly retire to the Boundary  journalistic graveyard.  Greenwood's co-operative boarding  house has decided to go ;out of business, for the tfme being. ���<:  Odd Fellowship in Greenwood is  booming, this week ten candidates  taking the second degree. 7 :^  Wm. S. Torney, of the Hotel  Union, Eholt, won some prizes at'the|  Nelson fair for Pekin ducks.  It is said that theBowman .--.Lumber  Co. has seven million feet of:lumber  piled up in its yards at Cascade.  Thomas White died last week.near  his cabin at the foot of Christina lake.  ���Inquest not considered necessary. "  '.-..' It has been definitely7^decided in  Grand Forks that no salaries-be paid  either mayor or alderman this year.  Martin   Burrell,  of   Grand  Forks,  fcj  m  <&>  _.  Best Stock of  -%- ��--*-��-o-��-�� -  FURNITURE. RUG*. Etc.  ever'shown in'Phoenix  With our additional Store House we can now  show  and  more varied stock than before  Bl  larger  NS  -��-���-���-  Church of England, Phoenix.    These carried off 13 firsts, three"seconds and  series ^ will commence  on   Sunday, four thirdprLs fo^t^St  YOTJ CANNOT SEE  Subject to Confirmation, We Will Sell,  50 to 200 B.C. Copper,....  50 to 300 Dominion Copper  1350 International Coal. 7  5000 Sullivan .......7  6.25  3.50  .90  ���-09J*  1000 Galbraith Coal.....  2000 Diamond Vale Coal  1000 Rambler Cariboo....  127  .19  .27  ierils QosA St  This is the latest <:ooi| any organized and controlled  hy  .-Mesers. A. C. Flumerfelt and H. N. Galer...^ The Coal  area,  .consists of 7,000 acres, the eeam being continuation of famous  Gait Mines near-Lethbridjte, Alberta.   It is''already'a going  concern hn ving been mined for some years.  Anew modern plant will be installed and active operations carried on by new officials on large scale.  It is bon'ud to be a Money Maker.  We are-now offering the First allotment of Treasury  WE MAKE MONEY FOR OUR CLIENTS  .Shares at 25 cents per-share.   Place your order at ONCE. i  We started International Coal shares at 25cts. It is now a dividend payer, and selling at 90c, and will still advance.  We started Alberta Coal shares at 25c. and they are now  sel-  ���   h'rij: for 40c. and will continue to advance.  We are now offering ROYAL COLLERIES st 25c and  have  . fio.hesitation in recommending them to our, clients, as a  safe and profitable investment.  .'��� Place your orders with  us before price advances .  BRITISh AMERICAN TRUST Ga LTD.  -FISCAL AGENTS*     ���    ' _  ~   G. M. FKLPP, Manager .Grandforks,b. c. ^  jPaper=Ty.pe=Ink ^tc^ ^^ any  th '*   th     '*��� - ****���*���   combination  of  to^-jbb-3^pSSS:' Tlte iHoelii Pioneer!  in our collection you wouldn't; be proud  to wear .7 That you'll admit as soon as  you see our display,; ' The same statement is true of   ���������'���������"���    '������  ALL OTHER JEWELRY  And we make it easy. for you to wear  what you want by pricing our jewelry  reasonobly. If you are notquiie ready  to pnrchaHe now, we will reserve anything you may eeclect on payment of a  small deposit. -..���������.  WATCH REPAIRING  A SPECIALTY  MORRISON  PHOENIX, B. C.  A. Munro  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER  .���.  .Dealer in....  Limet Stick,  Ltimbeif and  all   Building   Material,  OFFICE���-Cor. Old Ironsides ave and First Street.     PHOENIX  B  PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED  iHitaruHNISHED A  William Hunter Co.,  Snmininn Anetutp.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with at-  :   tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats   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  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new lot of perfect fitting norfolks   and  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.  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  RH  mat  mmmmz  wwawttoaaw.frMi^fcmulii'rtu^

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