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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 8, 1905

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 ~"; f<ft*i  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 inj  value within five years.  APR 131905  ���.       A"     * J       T  ^o^/a B cHstbenix is the' Centre  >*-*^^arid   Leading Milling  Camp of Boundary,  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mi&ing: District  Vol." VI.  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,|AFRIL 8, 1905.  No. a 2  ���MMtoML-MMsm'MsteMGM-s  �������������S��2^^  THE  Biz Sto  *    *** I.   ��A*  What Have You  That is Nice'to Eat?  THREEMONTHS  230,000 TONS  Boundary's   Record  Year 1905.  for * the  ' Is the question that is asked  by  many of our customers every day.  Review of Work Done This  Season.  so  Anything That is in Season  Is our answer.  Bananas 60c. per dozen.  Navel Changes 40c. to 60c. per doz.  Grape Fruit 2 for  15c.    A great  breakfast appetizer.  Green Goods  , Celery, fresh aud crisp 15c. per bunch.  Hot House Lettuce 40c. per pound.  Green Onions. 5c. per bunch.  Spinach 5c per bunch.  Smoked, Pickled  knd Canned.  Smoked Halibut steaks  and  Kippers  20C. per pound. Arriving semi weekly.  Large, tat Atlantic Mackerel 20c. each.  Labrador Herring 60c. per dozen.  Imported Dutch Herring2olb. kits $2.  Crabs, large shelled 25c.  Crabs, large unshelled 20c.  Your first month order solicited by us.  We can save you money.  Boundary's mines have started out  to exceed albprevi-jus records for this  section,' both in tonnage arid value of  output, and the, figures compiled tfor  'the'first quarter of 1905 show that  each month has seen a healthy increase over'the previous .thirty; days.  The smelters also have made' larger  outputs, larger even than the district  mines, owing to the fact that they  handle some custom ores, though pot  a large percentage of the total treated.  In January Boundary mines sent  out 68,074 tons of. ore; -in , February  the total was over 30 per cent,  more, or over 72,000 tons;- m March  another decided advance was made in  tonnage output, being 90,060, 'tons, or  25 per cent, more than for February.  The rate for March, if kept up for the  twelve months, would give a total out  put of over a million tons for 1905,  and there is every reason to believe it  will be kept up in the future.  Following are the approximate figures of the tonnage from each mine of  importance in the Boundary for the  first three months of 1905:  Mine January February   Mnrch  Granby mines 40,450 40,822 55,798  Mother Lode. 13,686 11,680 13,504  Brooklyn...:    6,849    9,262 10,474  Inter-hik (o., ltd.  1������-$����^^  ���6tt$��*����$��*&s����s��aroA*  Rawhide.  Sunset  726  Mt. Rose .   . 682  Emma  I1849  Oro Denoro.  Senator   Providence...  Elkhorn   Skylark   F,ast Chance.  E P. U   Bay*....   Miscellaneous  298  918  5��  5��  39  43  65  33  75  7.295  129  612  1,104  - a7��  945  100  40  64  130  60  5��  7.933  "846  855  325  60  ���25  27  20  '50  Monthly totals 68,074 72,671 90,047  It will be noticed from the above  table that the Granby mines alone had  a large increase,over. February, and  that the Montreal & -Boston's Brooklyn and Rawhide mines4 also" had  healthy,increases'. v. y  The total output for the' district  mines for the three months is in excess  of 230,000 tons, of an estimated value  of more than $i,ooo,ooo,-^all of Avh'ch  with few'exceptions dame*"' from ''���' what  are known as low grade 'mmes.  '��� Iri: this first quartet of. 1905 there  have^ been some features about the  mining and smelting industry of tho  Boundary that are worthy of more than  passing reference. In the first place,  the Great Northern railway, which was  built to Phoenix camp last year, began  hauling ores for the Granby Co. about  the middle of February, and the output over this line of railway now is  over 1,000 tons daily, while the C.P.  liMiandlcs the balance. As the Granby furnace capacity is being increased  by tit least one-third, both roads will  receive ah'increased tonnage at no distant date-        .���  V Another feature was the finalinstali-  atibri of two new ore crushers, one  each at the Mother Lode and Granby  mines giving those properties increased  facilities in this line that will facilitate  to no small extent the operations laid  out, and also reduce expenses���itself  a matter of no small importance.  Part of the three months last past  there have been ten blast furnaces in  operation in the Boundary smellers,  six at the Granby, two at the B.C.  Copper and two at the Montreal &  Boston. At present the full battery of  each smelter is being operated, and  each one of the smelters is arranging  for an increase of furnace capacity at  no distant date.  During part of the winter there was  a shortage of electric power, which is  brought 22 miles from the falls of the  Kettle river at Cascade. This seriously discommoded the Granby and B. C.  Copper Companies for several weeks,  but the.supply is ample at the time  being. It seems to be believed however, that by another winter there will  be all the power desired, for the reason  that the West Kootenay Light and  Power Co. is arranging to construct a  high tension power line from Bonning-!  ton Falls on the Kootenay river, to the  Boundary, a distance of about 80 miles,  and where, ample ' power can be cb-  1;   J < p   i       ,-    3 Z     ,' r  tamed in tbe dryesfseascrt} *  ->,   '- >  KlibOrtJe Producer*.  While the low grade mines of the  Boundary have i Been making new  records in the last * three month, the  high grade mines have also been doing  so well, that interest in that class or  properties seems to be gradually on the  increase.1,. The record that several of  these, mines have" made by paying  every expense from the grass roots, including the purchase price of the properties themselves,- is attracting no small  amount of attention and capital. As a  result of this there are probably twenty  properties,in this class that arc being  operated today.inand around Greenwood and Phoenix, most of them being nearer to the former place." Not  only is outside capital taking hold, but  many local syndicates have been  formed to take up high grade claims,  anc their efforts have been almost universally crowned with a measurable degree of success.  Latterly the Providence and the  Elkhorn, which 'have made splendid  records in the past, have not been doing much. The Pro'vidence has been  having trouble with the boiler, and  will install a new plant, while the Elkhorn has been formed into a limited  liability company by its owners, and  will also put in a compressor plant.  The Bay and the E. P. U. have shown  up well, together with the Last Chance  and the Skylark. The latter has  proved a wonder, in fact, and is now  well up in the front "rink as a high  grade producer and shipper, for the  time it has been worked, ;��� ul it is said  to look better than ever before in its  histoiy. It will probably be in the  dividend paying class 111 the near  future.  Many smaller high grade claims are  looking exceedingly encouraging, and  work is being prosecuted on them in  every direction.  Altogether, the first quarter of 1905  has been a most auspicious one for the  metallurgical interests of the Boundary,  with every probability of the balance  of the year making as good or possibly  a better showing.     1  KILLED IN  THECHUTE  Norman McRitchie Had  Crushed Out.  Life  Boundary Mining Notes  Took   Desperate   and  Chances.  Fatal  Board of Trade Meeting.  A meeting of the Board of Trade  was held Wendesday evening at the  Pioneer offiice, both President Crawford and Secretary Mortimer being  present. Some routine business was  transacted, and the Board adjourned  to meet on Friday, April 14th, at the  city hall, notice of which will be sent  out by the secretary. It is proposed  by members of the board to see if  arrangements cannot be made with the  Spokane Chamber of Commerce for a  special excursion to Phoenix this  summer!  COUNCIL WILL NOT  PAY THE CLAIM  Richard Silyerthorne Asked for  $250.00.  Mayor Rumberger and Aids. Brown  Carson and Roderick were present at  Wednesday's meeting of the city coun  cil, when the following bills were ordered paid:  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co. $8S 60  Narcisse Lemieux     81 00  Morrin, Thompson & Co....      6 65  McRae Bros. & Smith ..      4 25  Nelson Daily News.'.       5 75  J.J. McDonald .....'.       8 00  City Clerk Matheson was directed  to reply to A. Whitside, who wrote on  iehalf of Richard Silverthorne, claiming $250 damages for injuries received  from breaking his arm on School street  last winter, thai: the council declined  to acknowledge the claim, as "it Was  unjust and the arm breaking was purely accidental.  The city clerk was also directed" to  notify unions or fraternal societies to  advise him by rhe 20th of April if they  desired to select plots in the c'ty cemetery. Notice was given by the. mayor  of his intention to introduce a building  by-law.  Additional sidewalks were ordered  laid on each side of the public school  building, and the board of trade was  given the use of the city hall on the  1.4th inst.  School Report for March.  Total daily attendance 15.84; total  actual attendance 15.50; average daily  attendance 68.86; average actual attendance 67.39. '  Pupils neither absent nor tardy:   '���  Div. 1                       Div. 2 .  Mildred Bissell         Bessie Heidcrniin  Constance Lowney   Eva Greer  Monday evening Norman McRilchie  had his life crushed in an ore chute on  the No.' 2 level of the Old Ironsides  mine, having taken unnecessary and  desperate chances by entering the  mouth of the chute to dislodge ore  that had become clogged.  McRitchie was a mucker boss, aged  3r, and had been employed at the  Granby mines for about a year, being  a native of Baddeck.Bay, Cape Breton,  Nova Scotia.  A couple of men were loading ore  when it clogged up with a piece weighing a ton or two. McRitchie insisted  on going up into the chute to free it.  The ordinary method is to bulldoze  the obstruction with giant powder at a  safe distance. But McRitchie went  up info the chute, and shortly the h.ige  chunk of ore "settled 'and pinned him  again.st the timbers of the shoot. The  alarm was quickly given and many  willing hands went to the rescue. -. It  took nearly an hour to free him, and  occasionally McRitchie would exhort  the rescuers to hurry. By the time he  was free life had fled, and the remains  were conveyed to the undertaking es  tablishment of Clark & Binns.  Tuesday afternoon Dr. G. M. Foster, the coroner, impanelled the following jury to hold an inquest: G. W.  Rumberger, R. G. Mack, Ed Brown,  J. Logue, M. H. Roy and J. H. Graham, the latter being foreman. After  listening to the testimony of Steve  Swanson, John Miller, Ernest Nelson,  Chas. Augusson, J. H. McDonald and  Dr. Boucher, a veidict of accidental  death was returned.  Malcolm McRitchie, a brother of  deceased, and who had lived here last  winter, was notified of the sad occurrence by wire. He directed that the  remains be prepared for shipment to  Nova Scotia. He arrived last night  and will-accompanythe remains on the  sad journey today,   ���  McRitchie kaves a mother to mourn  htm on the Atlantic shore, besides having brothers at Baddeck and Boston.  He had lived in around Phoenix for  nearly six years, though working at the  Granby mines but "a year, and was  universally esteemed by those who  knew him best. He was a member of  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8.  At the Mother Lode mine all the  ore is' being hoisted through the ��� main  shaft.  A machinery plant was installed at  the E. P. U. mine a short time  since.  Next week rwo cars of Skylark ore  will be shipped, one of which will be  high grade.  Next Monday is the monthly payday for March at the Granby and  Montreal & Boston mines.  Regular shipments are going out  from the Last Chance, and tbe Bay  is also sending out some ore.  FOR SMELTER  AT MIDWAY  Option  Given    For Suitable  Site.  Means   Increase of Reduction  Facilities.  No work is being done at the  Providence but will be resumed as  soon-as'the machinery equipment is in  order.  Development has bean started on  the Spokane claim, in "the Greenwood  high grade belt, near the Elkhorn, by  John Mack and associates.  Martin McHale, who has the contract for 100 feet of tunntl on the Gold  Bug, installed a boiler this week, and  will use steam for drilling hereafter.  Last Monday development work was  started on the Mavis claim, recently  bonded by a Phoenix syndicate for  $15,000, and already a most promising lead has been uncovered.  Shipments of ore from the Brooklyn  and Rawhide, which have been somewhat smaller of late, owing to a plethora at the Boundary Falls smelter, have  been slightly increased again this  week.  The Boundary-Fremont Mining Co.  is the latest organization in the mining  line of the Boundary, to have a capital  of $250,000. The Fremont lies between the Providence and the Strathmore.  H. T. Pemberton and W. T. Hunter, who have bonded the Seattle, on  the North Fork of Kettle river, have a  force at work by contract extending  the long tunnel on this property. They  are working double shift.  At a recent meeting of the directors  of the Montreal & Boston Consolidated, ex-Senator Warner Miller, of  New York was elected president of the  company. Mr. Miller is one of those  who visited the company's properties  last fall.  In a short time surface work will be  started on the Monarch claim, recently  purchased by the Granby Co. A  glory hole will be opened, and the ore  taken down to the railway siding near  the compressor house by means of a  surface tamway, from 300 to 400 feet  in length. ������;���;  From what has been going on the  last two or three weeks, Midway���eight  miles below Greenwood on Boundary  creek���has been chosen as the site of  a new smelter for the Boundary. As  yet but little has been given out regarding who is behind the enterprise���  whether the Great Northern, the B. C.  Copper Co., the Montreal & Boston,  or some independent concern.- All  have been mentioned in this connection.  A few facts only are so far obtainable. One of these is that an option  on a portion of the Midway townsite  has been obtained, and last Monday  C. M. Crouse, townsite agent, started  for Montreal on this business, and will  be able to make a definite announcement on his return. The Sullivan  ranch is also to be included in the  deal, and this week Engineer McKay,  who did work for the Midway & Vernon railway people, completed some  preliminary surveys at Midway, presumably for the proposed smelter.  It is common knowledge that the  B. C. Copper Co. will increase the  blast furnace capacity of the smelter  this summer, and that Supt. McAllister has had a business eye on the Midway site this spring. It need hardly  be said that smelter superintendents or  managers are not predisposed "to give  out advance information at such times.  A smelter at Midway would be served by both the C. P. R. and Great  Northern lines, and no>doubt exists as  to the supply of ores available from  Boundary mines. Something definite  will transpire shortly.  New Baseball Club Officers  JAMES J. HILL'S  BROKER WAS HERE  Mabel McKeown  Grace McKenzie  Albert; Brazel  Edwin Greer  'Mortimer Lowney  Harry Swanson  Arthur Swanson  Annie McKeown  Frank Petosa  Arthur Walters  Sigre Elmgreen  Edward Swanson  Frank Muller  Grant B. Schley Looked at the  Granby Mines.  Thursday "a special train from Spokane came in over the Great Northern  with a Pullman coach and a large  party. It contained Grant B. Schley,  of the firm of Moore & Scheley, bankers and brokers, - of New York, who  act or James J. Hill in some of his  large financial transactions. Mr.  Schley was accompanied by his two  sons, H. C. Bellinger, the well known  smeller man associated with James  Breen, Mr. Sullivan of Salt Lake city,  Dr. Ellis of New York, and a number  of others. J. C. Eden, of Seattle; R.  C. Morgan and'II. "A. Jackson, of  Spokane, officials of the Great Northern railway, were also with the  party.  Supt. Hodges, of the Granby Co.,  met the party at Spencer and aecom-  companied it to Phoenix, and around  the mines and works of the company  after which the train left direct for  Spokane.  Mr. Moore, of the firm of Moore &  Schley, will be remembered as one of  those to whom Thomas W. Lawson  paid his compliments in one of his  recent articles on "Frenzied Finance."  The Republc & Kettle Valley Railway Co., commonly known as the  "Hot Air" line, from Grand Forks to  Republic, has changed its title to the  Spokane &, British Columbia railway,  the capital |tock being increased from  ���$1,000,000 to $5,000,000, and a route  having been surveyed from Republic  to Spokane.  Work was resumed this week on the  KcKinley mine, Franklin camp, by A.  D. McPhee, superintendent, and ten  men.* This' is on6 of the leading  properties in that camp, having large  bodies, it is said, of self-fluxing gold-  copper ore. A machinery plant may  be installed at the properly this year.  By next week sometime the full  battery of six furnaces at the Granby  smelter will be fed with the new electric automatic charger, an invention of  Supt. Hodges. While the last two  furnaces are being fitted with this device, the shipments of ore will be somewhat reduced for a few days.  Latest Prices in Melals.  New York���Copper, electrolytic, $15.-  25@$15.37; lnkn, $15.37�� 15.50  Bar Silver, 55%  Lead, $4.50 at*4.G0.  At a well attended meeting of those  interested in baseball, held oh the 30th  ult.,.tlie following officers were elected  for the coming season: r  Hon. President���W. S. Macy  President���G. YV. Rumberger  ,   First Vicc-Pres.���-David Oxley    ;  Second Vice-Pres.���C. D. Hunter  .   Sec'y-Treas.���H. B. Strutzel   >:  Manager���Chas. A. McClung  Executive Committee���f.0.Church,  J. J. Strutzel, David Oxley,,, A. E. H.  Clark, J. McLaughlin, L. L. DeVoine,  W. X.  McDonald  and  Chas. A. McClung. ������'���;,.;  It was decided to give a ball for the  benefit of the club on Thursday evening, May nth. An effort will be  made to secure the use of grounds  from the G rati by Co. for a new ball  park. Tomorrow the club expects to  go to Greenwood and play the first  match game of the season.  Grand Forks athletes  ing the base ball club.  are  reorganiz-  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.      ][  The following table gives the ore .shipments of Boundary mines  lor 1900,  for 1901 lo- , ,  l'UNt    < I  Week < |  ti.6" 4 >  ' ������ < >  11902 for 1903 for 1904, aud 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer--'  1900  64,553  297  Mine. Camp.  Granby Mines.. I'hoenix  Snowshoe. Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwood  Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-Stem winder Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose S.immit  Athetstan-Jackpot.- Wellington  Dominion Copper Co. .  Brooklyn-Stemwinderdlnip..l'hoeuix  Morrison Dcndwood  B C Mine Summit  R.Bell Summit  Emma.... Summit  Oro Denoro j?. Summit  < I Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance..... Summit  Winnipeg : Wellington  Y Golden Crown Wellington  ��� King Solomon W. Copper  & No. 7 Mine Central  $ City of Pails White's  �� Jewel Long Lake  ACnrmi West Fork  ^ Providence Providence  Hlkhorn Providence  A Skylark Skylark  I Last Chance Skylark  K. P. U. Mine Skylalk  Bay Skylark  R"by Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Fulls  Miscellaneous      3,230  1901        1902  231.762 '309,858  1,731     20,800  '903  393,7'S  71.212  1904  519.703  :ooj  '4S,86s  5-340     99.034   '41,3'��   >3S,079   I74,29S     42,044  7.455     '5,731  1,200  550  150  47,405  5,640  >9.49l  150  ��� 4,Sli  560  8,53��  3.J39  19,365  650  ",937  15,537  363  1,076  2,250  1,040  78S  625  482  ',435  875  ��5  2,000  350  160  890  219  993  400  I67  80  *5.950  26,935  3.O70  I9.C65  3,250  855  1,759  2,;o8  4,5��6  6,400  37,960  16,400  3,450  222  364  33  3.456  325  726  325  52  50  300  60  750  24'  Total, tons ,,    96,600   390,800   506,816   690,419   829,80s  24S,o63   19,823  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    62,387   230,828   3i2,j4o  B.C. Copper Co ~   117,611   148,600  Montreal & Boston Con   ���101,921 596,252 153,115  162,913- 210,484 50,980  132,570    30,930    51,064  ",750  3,580 1  4,590 ,  Vf't ;;��  #��� ife.   J* 'U ���!  P$4*'*-*'  **��"���  '3*  IS"  v**i r^t.  I'  %'  fi,  ih>   '*  ;"A  1 ','T-  to ���  "ft ~'t  /ft  is **s  -V,'  'W  ! * - *  #1  Sftrf  *fii?SdgtaP!oir8i&  Mfffian  People Notice the Difference  when they change from some ordinary tea to BLUE  RIBBON.   There's  something about  Mute/ /uMfin/  ssmaaaaaaaamaawaasswm        mmasaammatsaaWaasmassasWsaaWsW  that no.other tea has.    That  '���something" is just quality,  put there by  methods of manufacture and blending the most perfect yet devised.  TRY THE RED LABEL AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF.  Kootenay Engineering Works  * NELSON, B. G  Pounders and MGChiniStS. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  "* ",      Manufacturers for the Cbawfoed Double Ropb Abbial Tbamwav Sybtkm, Limited.  Mining and Mill Machinery, Ore Cars, Backets, Tanks, etc. Iron and Brass Castings. A large and complete stock  of Shafting Supplies, Fittings, etc., always on hand. Pulleys, FIanp.ee, etc., made to order on short notice. All  break-down and repair work rushed through without delay. Estimates for all classes of work furnished upon application.   Special attention given to mail ordeis.   Scrap Iron bought by the carload.  StePMfet B C TRAV!S�� Manager. p-*S����b.c.  r>ri^%��^��%%��%%��%��%%%%��%����%v^%%%%v%%��%%%%*vt%'>��%%%-v%%%ii(  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  XUUKD OK SH.TUKDAY8 CV TBS  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ATrao-miz, b.c.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaocr.  ' T��i.ni,���_^. I Business office No. 14.  Trtepao-ws j MtlliRer., residence, Ho. 15.  cash needed for some time to come.  Defects may be found in the idea  when thorroufihly discussed, but it  certainly looks feasible. The province  has millions of acres of land, and it  has little cash on hand. An exchange  up to a reasonable extent, would seem  to be desirable.  ���DHCumons in advakcs.  Per Tar...  ...%2 00  8lx Months MS  j  IT you Are not�� subscriber to this piper, thls  if An Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 ceats per line.  Font weekly Insertions constitute one month's  ��� Wert Hoc.  b# ��� ��� ��� ���v  WHAT EDITORS SAY, j  Those Wings���As the Japs art  advancing with their wings far extended, they must be preparing for a  long flight.���Vancouver World.  PROVINCIAL.  ^^-"���**"*-**Itl*--"'1*i*--"***s-"-*a ^j  ing to hold a de-  He's Irish All Right���Whether  Oyama's real name is O'Jiara or not,  there can be no boubt that Kuro-  patkin's name is Dennis.���Toronto  News.  vl -J  1905  APRIL.  i9��S  Set. Mm  Tim. W��i\ Tb��. Fr.  Sit.  ; ��� *3  4S6,7  1  8  - 9   10  n a*K 13   14  *5  ��i 24  25   19   20   21  22  1617  18   26   27   28  ^29 -  30 ���*  -      , ,  Joe Segram Weeps���Since the organizer of the Good Templars made a  tour of the province there lias been a  noticeable decrease in tbe inland revenue receipts.���.Greenwood Times.  Would be Great���A man in Australia has just run ioo yards in 9 3-4  seconds. If he could grow a set of  whiskers he'd make the greatest  Russian general that ever happened.���  Montreal Herald.  Sandon is prer.  linquent tax sale.  The monorail scheme, for transpor  tation in the Duncan river section, is  again being agitated.  A hitch has occured in the C. P. R  purchase of the Esquimalt and Nanai-  mo railway and the deal is off.  Parties staking lands on the C. &  W, reserve before the cancellation  takes place in May will have their  trouble for nothing.  The Bank of Montreal has purchased the business of the People's  Bank of Halifax which had a capital  one million dollars and had 27  t  Air Compressors    .     Rock Drills ?  I    THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.     \  branches.  The Vancouver Portland Cement  Co., the capital of which is $250,000,  subscribed by Canadian capitalists,  started the manufacture of cement on  the 22nd March.  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  " Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ftjJP ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND  UUI" VANCOUVER, D.C.  ^'��V'����--��V%r%%^-A^--VV%*'%*-%%'%��^^  NGW PROVINCIAL SCHOOL ACT.  Miiy laprfeat AwtriBKils Have Bcei !������  1 ' ' IroducrJ.  Has the Sand���British Columbia  is to be congratulated on having a government with sand enough to turn  down the G.T.P. grafters who came  asking lor, a big land grant from the  Province to build their road.���Blair-  more Times.  Boundary people are enjoying no  better railway rates than when the C.  P. R. had a monopoly here. But they  are enjoying a decided competition of  service, which is most beneficial in  many ways. This is, at least, one  benefit of having two railways here.  From all indications, there is likely  to T�� another smelter built in the  "'��� Boundary at no distant date, the prob-  ���* able place of construction being Mid-  :> way, where it can be reached by both  the Great Northern and C. P. R.   As  yet little that is definite regarding the  plans is given out, but it is certain the  ores to keep, many smelters in operation for scores of years to come are in  these rock-ribbed hills.     ' .  '        The Ciuie of Piles  Is invariably constipation which is  quickly remedied by Dr. Hamilton's  Pills of Mandrake and Butternut,  Sure relief, and no griping pains. For  a remedy that never fails use Dr.Ham-  ilton's Pills,   Price 25c.  NOTED IN PASSING.  Tit S-Mll-Ml Qicitlaa.  Any intelligent physician will admit  that you don't catch smallpox because  someone else has it, but because your  condition favors it. Low vitality always encourages sickness and at this  season especially, everyone shouid take  Ferrozone, which destroys disease  germs and makes the system so strong  and healthy that sickness can't exist.  Ferrozone is a vitalizing tonic that  makes rich red blood,' builds' up the  nerves, cures nervousness and drives  away tired languid feelings. To get  strong and keep strong use Ferrozone*  it assures health and costs but 50c at  all druggists. '   ,  B. C MINING  The Cariboo Consolidated  cided to spend $500,000  work.  has de-  on new  . A new system of t examining mines  '���new to the Boundary, at least���has  recently been introduced in this section. A gentleman who, among his  other accomplishments, is said to be a  clairvoyant, arrived from the effete east  armed with the necessary documents  to permit him to examine the Mother  Lode mine. Of course, he did it, but  whether his favorable report was obtained through mesmeric influence, or  by reason of the expert's horsesensical  knowledge of geology, does not yet  appear. At any rate, it opens up a  great vista for believers in the occult  and uncanny.  The date of that long looked for  railway race into  the  Similkameen  country is   drawing closer every day.  Well informed persons look for dirt to  be flying on the proposed Great Northern line to that section almost any  * time, and it is equally certain that the  C.P.R. officials will not see the American road enter what has heretofore been  their private preserve, carefully bottled  up, with/any degree of equinamity���  and will, consequently, proceed to do  things with the least possible  loss of  time.    It sometimes takes the C.P.R.  quite a time to move, but when it does  move no time is .Tost in the operation,  ���' especially if there is any opposition in  s the field.  Those tall Russians can give the  Japs pointers on one subject-  running. .  Farmer^ Oliver has earned his indemnity at Victoria this time, if verbosity counts.  ' Field Marshall Qyama is about to  give the Russians another lesson in the  gentle art of jiu jitsu, the last one not  having been sufficiently effective.  Big Bill Galliher was the recipient of  several boquets of late, but we have  not heard of any of them originating  in this part of his old constituency.  Clifford Sifton seems to itch for his  old position in the cabinet, and the  probability of eating crow does not  trouble him. Was it all arranged beforehand?  Rockefeller's annual income is  figured at $38,000,000, but it is a  certainty he did not accumulate it in  the newspaper business in British Columbia.  $100 Revird, $100.  Tbe readers of this paper will be pleased to  learn that there Is at loast one dreaded disease  that nolenee bas boen able to eure In all Its  stapes, nnd that lo Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Care  is the only positive cure now known to the  medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hair* Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  acting directly anon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the  foundation of the ditease, and giving the patient strength by building: up the constitution  and assisting nature in doing its work. The  proprietors hare 10 much faith in its ouratlre  powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for  any esse that it fails to cure. Bend for list of  testimonials.  Address: F. J. CHBNEV & CO., Toledo. Ohio.  Bold by drtunciats. mc  Take Hell's VamU; Fills fox Constipation.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 6,325 tons or 88,026 tons for the  year.  The Athabasca-Venus, Ltd., owning  mining property on Toad Mountain,  near Nelson, is in liquidation, with J.  J. Campbell as receiver.  Nine inches of-ore that runs 250  ounces of silver per ton has ' been encountered in the No. 4fturinel of the  Fisher Maiden in the Slocan. '    '  In March the "St., Eugene mine  shipped 3,700 tons of concentrates,  breaking all previous records! 'They  went to Germany! Belgium, Trail' and  Nelson smelters.     "  Lead smelter managers at Trail and  Nelson state that, while they are forced to blow lead stacks because of lack  of ore, much lead ore is shipped to  smelters in Europe.  A steel tipple, daily capacity 4,000  tons, will be built by the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co., to take the place of the  one recently destroyed by fire. It is  to be completed July ist."  "Many important amendments have  been introduced to the new provincial  school act and will doubtless be'adopt-  ed. The'schoal year is to close December 31 instead of June 30; clergymen are not eligible for trustees; present trustees holrj office only till next  election; trustees before taking' office  must take election oath; fixed government grants to school districts are to  be slightly increased; special government aid is to be given poor districts,  upon the report of the school inspector  of that district.  Perhaps the most important amend  ment is that dealing with outside pupils attending the city schools, which  question is settled by the city districts  being empowered to extend their  boundaries, in the following clauses: -  "To enlarge the boundaries of city  school districts, as they rnay=deerrr' expedient, in any. case where the adjoining territory.is not included within the  boundaries of a regular organized  school district, sc> as to include any  portion of such adjoining territory  within, the city school districts:"  "Where any territory has' .been .included in a city school district in accordance with sub-section B of section  6, the provisions of this act respecting  public schools in cities shall apply  thereto, and such territory for all  school purposes shall be deemed to be  united to such city, and all property  situate within such territory shall be  liable to assessment for school purposes in the same manner and to the  same extent as if the same were included in the limits of the city municipality."  Provision is also made for the assessment of these outside lands by the  provincial authorities, who will collect  the school" rate and remit same to the  city trustees.  !  Phoenix.Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop. -  Fvfirvthinff Nfpw carriages and other rigs  *^Vv"Mo_i!^]]^H0RSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  ^���"^"���"���^^"^HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.    'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  D. X MATHESON,  ���:, -INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.''  Commissioner for taking^Afficlaviu  Phoenix, B. rj  GEORGEGIBSOK  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral t.  Cor. Firsts Knob Hill Ave. -PHOENIX, d. Q  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  /if'AX    R<rK",*rconimuuicalloii8i, ���,    c  K��2vC/f Kmergeiit mm tigs aacallcri-M..   .  Half. Mcllale Itfock? ���M*,0"l<:  A.IIII.UHK,  Secretary.  <iHO.JC.DHv  W.11.  I- O. O. F.  SNOWSHOKLODGKNo 4  Meets every Monday Kveiilng st iUrdv ���...  Visiting tirelheni cordially Invited.  A. S. Williamson. N. fl  OW.R.Maar*. ReclfleCy  W��i. Delahay. I-er. Flu. Secy  \\    aT**j\       ���**���*         ^*-�� DHnrMrv   Jj  P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK,. GREEN WOOD, B.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C.    ���  C.  ���Vbolesale aod Detail Neat flercbaiiti I i  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salino, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix  j;  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  Phoenix Am*i  NO. 158.  Jltctingn 011 1'rldiy  at 8 30p.m., Mliien'  Uubti Hull.  VIsitliiK  brdlirro  cordially Invited.  DAN DOfKbTKADEH. J'ros.   M.H HOY, Stcr  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix, B.C  B��il Cottf fc Meflclae (or Children.  MWWs*a^WMMi������������iaana��saa.��^PHW)WJJjrjrj^J|'|  drInk: " " 1  Phoenix Beer I  Made from the BEST MALT and  PUREST I  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for qual- I  ity.    Ask for PHOENIX  BEER and insist T  on having it    , ^  PHOENIX BREWERY,  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standard Ave. and Banner St. :-:, PHOENIX, B.C.  flip.  ^OREGON  Shoreline  Union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and otliei  foreign countries.  leaves  Dally  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective Nov. �� 1903  Arrive.  Dally  Glee \m (ol Ms  THE  HOME OF  High-Class  COLLIES  Faratrt, tt<��ht��lei, tMritntnl  To heal and soften the skin and remere Breast  fi1 *?.iru!t ��*��<?��. P��lnt and and earth; efi.. use  Sciatic nttitskUta (mttg.  Danger of Living With Caisiumpiltras.  - John Houston, the erratic member  for Nelson, has a scheme for raising  revenue for the government that, at  ., first sight, seems to bear the marks of  feasibility. It is proposed to issue say  several millions of land scrip at one  dollar per acre, redeemable by any  vacant provincial land.   It is believed  Is real danger because the sputum  of affected persons diffuses itself  through the air and finds lodgment in  the systems of others. If exposed to  consumption use fragrant healing  Catarrhozone, the most efficient germicide known. No case of catarrh can  withstand Catarrhozone, which cures  this loaihesome disease thoroughly.  Cold in the head is cured in a few  minutes, and bronchitis, asthma nnd  lung trouble are cured to stay cured ,if  Catarrhozone is employed. "1 don't I  know any remedy so good for catarrh I  "I have been subject to"sciatic rheumatism for years," writes , E. H. "Warden, of Wilton Junction, Iowa. , "My  joints would crack *<��hen I straightened  up. I used Chamberlain's Pain Balm  and have been thoroughly cured Have  not had a pain orache from the old  trouble "for many months. It is 'certainly a most wonderful liniment." For  sale by all druggists.  When you buy a cough medicine for  small children you want one in- which  you can palce implicit confidence.  You want one that' not only relieves  but cures. You want one that is unquestionably harmless". You want one  that is pleasatjt.to take.11 Chamberlain's Cough Remedy meets all these' We make a specialty of breeding the  conditions. There is nothing so good best working strains for sheep-men  for the coughs and colds incident, to and sen at reasonable prices. Our  childhood.    It is also a certain nre- /-�� ��������� '   .��� r    ���        *   ,  vehtative and cure for croup, and there Colhes g'.ve �� "faction toflockmastcrs  is'no danger whatever from whooping eraywnere.    Write us your wants,  cough when it is given.    It has been Thnn   R   f&m'ffif>i  used in many epidemics of that disease)     .    ��a��3' D* Wnmin��  with perfect success.    For sale by all, P. 6. Box 1907. Spokane, Wash,  druggists. j *je*ee��e������&��ee��eeo.t������eeo9��  Phoenix Bakery,  PhoenixStreet.   'Phone53,  We make good bread,     Try it,   C. W. GREER, Proprjbtor  7.1sa.m. VAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, J'nrm -  ingloii Garfield Colfax Pullman, 'Moscow, ���pomeroy,  Waitnbutg, Dayton, Walla  Walla, Petid eton, Baker City  , and all points Koit - 8 00  1:30 p. nt. KXPRKSS���for Fanuiiigtoii  GarBeld, Colfax, Pullman  Moscovr.Letvlstoit, Portland  Ran Francisco, Maker City  . aud all points KAST. *  KXPRKSS ���Prom all points  Kasl, Baker Cily, San Francisco, Portland. Colfax, Oar-  field and Farinliiston- 11.40a.tu  ���Kxccpt Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  Kan Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers soil from Ainsworth doc^, Portland  at 8 p. m. and from Spear Street wharf, SatiPrau  cim-o, at 10 a. nl. every five days.  Tickets on sate at all S. V fc N. Stations.  For further Information aa to rates, time  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOHI.KR.Gcncral Ar.etit.  Riverside Ate.. Spokane. Wash  J. B. MACAULAY  tiTT SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  tt*��**-jS  PHOENIX, B 6.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE BOOl'S AND SHOES  MADE  TO ORDER,  PRACTICAL    MINERS* A NO PROS  PECTORS'SHOES A  SPECIALTY.  Shop  on   Dominion Avenue.  Average Prices er Copper.  ���New York-  Electrolytic. - r,ake.  Month. 1904   1905     1904  January 12 410 16.05 12.553  February... 12.06S .."... 12.245  March 12.298  12.250  April 12.922    13.120  May 12.758  18000  June ..12.269  12.399  July 12.279  12600.  August 12.342 ..... 12 468  September,. 12.494  12,620  October 12.994  18.117  November. .14.283 ' 14.455  December. .14.600  14,850  Year 12.820  12.986  1905  15.130  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  Hospital DMaUoaB.  Lint of Donations received since Jan.  and bronchitis ^Catarrhozone," writes lst>1905- to tho Fhij<-nix General Hoa-  , .N. T.Eaton of Knowlton.    "It cured Pita,:  by the author of the scheme that such me after years of suffering and Saved c^fc'.r.'.'.'.'.:'.:.'.  scrip would be quickly absorbed and!me from consumption." " Two months ��^^^-" -  would give the government all She {treatment $1.00; trial size 35c, 3��i wsen^dos"."."   R.Hoirell   Jt B. Mjcaulay   A. P.fieriT   A, B. H. Claris  .-..Kosj&d fcsdtas" Aid ]  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles distant, but iu front of, behind aud beneath the Pioneer office. Con-  sequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable, news of the minesand smelters of the Boundary.  The Pioneer is worth $xo per  payable to the  ���but it costs only  the coiu comes with the order.  ^smsmssssEsmssissssssm  ia��aiiBBita-mi?��-qa^  3  k  II  tf'i  1   ��BkJ  a  , W<W�����$*..*v5����* 1(1$AtWVVW*   o-^JtJj**'hiV-ve��*lwi'i<S��x^!*$J  ���at V ������*i��.--~i a-m   ~r. ���  ��:���  *.M  1����fi*  "A-.. 0-  ' ESTABLISHED   1859.  TBS PE01?KJX PIONEER  EasternTownsMpssonk  FORTV-TWO  UKANCHES   AND  AGENCIES IN  CANADA.  EXTENSIVE  FOREIGN  CONNEXIONS.  STATEMENT.  LlABIMTlES. Jan. 2ml. 1906. RESOURCES.  CRShonhanil  tm'r.anti  Due from otherbanks  * i'mZsmk  R'SK.'SL'JS'Ji? !*!-lWon.*<<--��.   'HSu,ooo.'oo  ftpllttl paid up ��2,477,KM.(K)  HeMTve I.WO.OOO.OO  (itiillvhlcil iirollts etc     ila.l.W.ll  1,1 Uinclreulallou  l,t��U.!S20.U0  ���icpHStts in currentaccount   2,093,731 81  Do lofllsl'iS��villusdepartment. 1,950,102.11  110,186.427 72  Government, municipal and other  bo.ids and securiUer      5M,439 62  ..GaUB  ��. qnr. fijn'y,  Real estate, mortgages, bank prem'.    '  lses and orher assets ...   ......    &38,483.g)  ��I6.186,427~72  THE OBSERVATORY  THIMOS TALKJtn OP AT  HOMK AND KLSBWIIBKE  JAS. MACKINNON, General Manager.  COPPER  The nuw edition of HmCOI'PEIt HANDKOOK lists and describes 3311 COn.  jmt iniiifH iiinl ������(���f|ier mmim- fouiiwiiifc, in'ull jiarte of llie worlil, coveriiiir the  ,-l.ibi', tliiKMUscnptions rangine fii-ni two lim-b tol2|wKetiiii k-iiL*tli, aceortlini-'o  liiifinrtuiiie of 1 ho mines. The dtwiiilionauie not padded, but give facts in the  niontcttii'lt-'iiHci] mid get-at-able form.  Tlii-ii* an-ills iliitt'uii miBi-ulliitii'ouu cluipterB, devuted to the Hiotorv, Uses  lViiiiinoluity, (iroirmpliy, Gi-olwy, Cheiniitry, Minuralo-rv, Metallurgy, finances  mid .Suitii'tiM of Topper, render ng the voltime 11 veritable tiicyclop-'ilia of the subject of Copper (tint everything pertaining to the metal.  It Is the World'* Standard Reference Book on Copper  Kverv Miner, I'lonpector, Investor, Banker, and Broker needs the book. Price  is 45 in Buckram l-ii<diii-t with gilt top, or |7.60 in full library morrocco, and the  book, in either bindinir, will be Ment, fully prepaid, on approval, toany addrete in  the world, 10 be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a weekofre  ceiptsn-l the charge cancelled.   Address tho Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Poet Office Block, Hotifhton, Mice., U. S. A.  Gait Coal  delivered to any part of  the city.  Hay, Grain,  Oats, Wheat, Feed,etc.  Large stock.  (���      &       Good Dry Wood.       s,  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  knob Hill Ave.,       01VSioUe"        Phoenix, B. C.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto ^ _  Globe (daily) both for One \2 7k  ytar   t|/v��ic/  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto A  Globe, (weekly) both for One 7 ^11  year  u*Vv  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal _ A  Daily Herald, both for One 7 Ml  _____   /Including Handsome Portrait^ sWSC/V  yVUIr ^of King Edward, 17XM inches./--   Phoenix Pioneer and New York _, ��� _  World,  Thrice-a week, both 7 7^  for one year  Ifiv  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal r\ mr  Family Herald and Weekly Star, ^jJJ  both one year   Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers loweBt rates.  More than one person in the Boundary will remember John Dorsey, who  operated in this section four years or  more ago. Dorsey followed the C. P.  K. construction into the Boundary,  conducting road houses on the way,  and finally landing in Phoenix, where  lie turned himself to promoting various  mining schemes with considerable success���for himself. Those who listened  to his song are still holding the  "sack."  *   Mf  It i:i said that Dorsey is the man  who actually made the recent sale of  17|Ooo acres of coal lands to the G. T.  R., and thereby secured undoubtedly  a good rake-ofT. After wearing out  lus welcome in Phoenix and taking in  many of his friend? and relatives in  Wisconsin with his tameless wildcats,  he drifted to the coast and was down  on his luck. Then he went north and  endured all kinds of hardspips travelling to and through the Tilkena and  Bulkley valleys. But seemingly he  has made it win once more by his persistence". If Dorsey .had the education,  he would stand a chance of being in  the class with Tom Lawson. As it  was, some of the brightest business  men in the Boundary made "per  manent investments" in his mining  companies.  m  For the second or third time the report is out that Jim Wardner is dead,  and this time there seems to be no  doubt about it. Consequently, the  fund of anecdotes about this well known  character, that were kept on file by the  large daily papers, were brought into  requisition again with numerous additions. For the last twenty years few  men in the mining districts of the  Pacific Northwest were as much in the  public eye as Mr. Warden.  living example of what can be done in  a live town by a live newspaper man  who thoroughly understands his bust  ness, it stands in the front rank. "Old  Man" Simpson deserves the success he  has achieved, and if, with good luck,  he has made few dollars, his host of  well wishers will not begrudge them.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENDC,B.C.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which.gives Perfect Work in theshortest  time with the greatest ease of operation.  Write for Catalogue.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents. Phoenix, B. C.  Founded 1802--Incorporated 1803.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for tesch  ers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Give's a liberal education in  its Collegiato 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  lnt affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W, J. Slpperell, B.A..B.D .Principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell, Bursar.  Latest MlulDg stock'.Qnotatloni,  AStCKD  AmerlcaiiBoy ..' *H  Hen Hur  *��  Black Tail  '  B. C Copper *' ="  Canadian Gold Fields............  <��  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-dlv.)  '  Center Star  *5  Crow's Nest Pus Coal   Denoro Mines   Falrvietr ,.,.,��������� *  Plsher Maiden ...������, nm ��'��� J  KbycmiMited::::::::::::::::;;:^*^  International Coal -       3��  itino..,,,, '���" ""      ,  lornlne; Glory        '  Mountain Mon.,.  ,  .Montreal & Boston  5��  Nortli Star, (B.K.)        J���  Payne       ,i  Rambler-Cariboo          ^  San Poll         o  Sullivan        5<J  St. Eugene...        *���-  Tom Thumb ������.������,���������;���������.������       ���  War Eagle Consolidated  ���  Waterloo (Asa. raid)  g  White B*��r ~   i  ii 5"  A  5W  $1 oo  l  3  8  'k  7  45  1  10  I  I  A traveller from Vancouver informs  the Pioneer that no town in the up-  country is talked about so much at  the coast as Phoenix. It must be that  attention is called more than ever to  the Boundary by the increasing ore  output���a good index.  A woman in the States won a prize  by giving the best answer Jo the conundrum, "Why is a newspaper like  a woman?" Her answer was, "Because  every man should have one of his own  and not run after his neighbor's."  There is a movement on foot to organize an Eatonian association in  British Columbia. No one is to be  eligible unless they buy at Eaton's and  stand off the home merchant.  m  James H. Kennedy, of the V., V. &  "E., who has been a familiar figure in  und around Phoenix for the last three  years, or thereabouts, has removed his  headquarters to Midway, and when  asked as to the significance of the  move, gives that smile that won't come  off and with which all newspaper men  are familiar, and which is as inscrutable  as that ot a sphynx, and means about  as much ���and thereby hangs a tale.  A couple of years ago a newspaper  man in Grand Forks interviewed Mr.  Kennedy, sent out his version of the  story on the wites, and it is said that  Mr. Kennedy made a. trip to St. Paul  to square himself with the head men  for things he wai credited with saying,  but which he says he hid not utter.  Now, the canny Scot is ready for any  thing in the shape of a scribe, and he  is a good one who can get much news  from him.  There is a splendid opportunity in  Phoenix for investment, that it is a  surprise lias not taken advantage of  before this, and that is, in moderate  sized and comfortable residences. It  is today quite impossible to secure a  house for living purposes in or around  this city, and if one happens to be  vacated, a number of applications are  at once filed for it by new comers.  Houses of four to six rooms will rent  readily, giving an excellent return on  the investment, and residence property  can be had at reasonable figures. As  to the permanence of Phoenix, and  therefore the safety of such an investment, there can now be not  the least  doubt.  w��  The story of the output of Boundary mines for the first quarter of 1905  ���on another page���will be found well  worthy of study by any one interested  in the Boundary. It is a tula of pro.  gress and prosperity, the kind that is  of service in building up any community.  IK  The Cranbrook Herald has just entered upon' ij:s eighth year, and as a  laleraatloiul Correspondence Schools.  F. X. Holl, of Seattle, special agent  of the International Correspondence  Schools of Scranton, Pa., spent several  days in the city this week, disposing  of stock in the company.  The school has.been a very successful enterprise and for the past six  years nine per. cent, per annum has  been paid on the 'stoolc. The report  for the year ending May 31, 1904,  showed that $2,959,750 of stock had  been issued. Last'munth a meeting  of the stockholders was held and it was  voted to issue $1,000,000 more stock,  and we understand that of this issu*  nearly one-half has already been sold.  This stock was first offered to stockholder., at $125 per share, in twenty  monthly payments, less 5 per cent,  and the balance is being offered to the  public at $128.25 per share. Of this  increase, the company intends to use  $300,000 for completing its printing  and bookbinding establishment, $100,-  000 for its equipment and $300,000  for establishing the work of the school  in the colonies. Some years ago the  company issued $500,000 bonds, and  up to Sept. 30, 1904, it had deposited  in its sinking fund $213,984.92 toward  the retirement of these bonds.  The company employs about 1,500  in Scranton, Pa., and about 1,500  more in its agencies throughout the  world. The book value of - the stock  is claimed to be $166 per share, and  wc understand that the company has  earned at the rate of $600,000 per annum for the last six years. Its receipts  from scholarships alone for the year  ending May 31, 1904, were over  $4,000,000. The school is highly re  garded, and we should consider the  stock a good investment at the present  quotations.  UHUEB  STATES  SENATOR a^ffi-r*  Recommends JPe-rn-na���-Other Prominent  Men Testify.    great Northern  to build 100 miles  Spokane Falls  &  Northern Ry.  Tbe only all rail route between points  east, west and south to BosBland, Nelson. Grand ForkB and Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and  Nelson.       '     r ,  EFFECTIVE MARCH 5  19C5  les>-e. Arrive  950a- *a Phoenix j-.ao p.m.  9.30a.m Spokane ���....���. 670 p.,m.  wsja. m _,Rostland  .4-35 p.m.  9-ratt. m...��� ....Nelson $ 30 p. m,  jjop.jm .��� Grand Forks _ 11:13a.ni.  B.00 a. m .Republic 8:30 p.m.  SaveTime all the time  BY|L'SING  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver���  AND ALL PACIFIC COABT POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Hon. John J. Patterson, Ex-TJnIted States Senator from South Cmrollxu��,to����  letter from 87-8 Chestnut street, Philadelphia, Pa., writes;  "As quite a number of my Meads have and are using Parana as  a catarrh cure with beneficial results, I feel that I can safely recommend It to those suffering from that dlsorder."-~J. J. Patterson.  According to   Statement   of  " James J. Hill.  A dispatch from Ottawa is to the  effect that Tames J. Hill, president of  Great Northern, stated in New York  on Monda/ last that it was the intention of the V., V. & E. Company to  build to the Pacific ,coast as quickly as  the surveys can be, completed and the  work of construction can be carried  out.  It is expected that over one hundred  miles on the eastern end, where the  serveys are nearly ready, will be built  during 1905, and that the whole road  to New Westminster bridge will be  finished within three years.  An amalgimation of the Hill interests, including the Port Guichon-Sid-  ney connection with "Victoria, may  then be expected.  Commodore Nicholson of the V. S.  Navy.  Commodore Somerrille Nicholson, of  the United States Navy in a letter from  1S37 B Street, North-west, Washington,  D.C., Bays:  "Your Peruna has been and is now  used by so many of my friends and  acquaintances as s, suro cure for catarrh  that I am convinced of its curative  qualities and I unhesitatingly recommend it to all persons suffering from  that complaint."���S. Nicholson.  II. S. Minister to Guatemala.  Dr. TV. Godfrey Hunter, TJ. S. Minister  to Guatemala, and ex-member of Congress from Kentucky, in a letter from  Washington, D. 0., writes:  " I am fully satisfied that -four Peruna  ia an efficacious remedy for catarrh, as I  and many of my friend, hav* been  benefited by its tue.�����W. O. Hunter,  M.D.  Well known men of dignity and prominence In the United States endorse and  recommend Peruna for catarrh.  If yon do not derive prompt and satisfactory results from the _*��� of Poruna,  write at ones to Dr. Hartman, giriaa a  fall statement of yonr ease, and ho will  be pleased to g-ivs yoa' his Talasblo aA  rice gratis.  Address Dr. Hartrman, Presldssit of  Tho Hartman (SaaiUriom, Ools_-ahw��  Ohio.   ���   '  Palace aud Tourist Sleepers, Buffet  Library Cars, Modern day Coaches, Dining Cars, Meals a La Carte.  Best Meals on Wheels.  2 Fast Trains Daily 2  -���* HAST AND WEST. ***  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or address  any agent of the S. F. & N. Railway or  H. A. Jackson, H, Bbandt,  G.F. &P.A., C. P. &T. A.,  Spokane.       701 W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane. Wn.  M. M. Stkphens, Local Agent.  Phoenix, B. C.  Is Your Doctor Bill targe?  Best way to keep it small is not to  call the doctor, but use Nerviline instead. For minor ailments like colds,  coughs, chills, cramps, headache and  stomach trouble Nerviline is just as  good as any doctor. It breaks up a  cold in one night, cures soreness in the  chest, and for neuraigia, toothache and  rheumatism you can't get anything  half so good as Nerviline for cramps,  colic, and pain in the stomach extends  far and wide. Good for everything a  liniment can be good for and costs  but 25c for a large bottle.  Attractive Pamphlet.  "The Resources and Climate of the  Kootenay, Boundary and Okanogan  Districts of Southern British Columbia" is the title of a very attractive  little pamphlet just issued by the land  commissioner of the C. P.R. Besides  containing a mass ofreliabledataofthe  sort which will be appreciated by intending settlers, the little book is profusely illustrated. The object of the  compiler has been to treat of the particular points regarding which both the  capitalist and settler naturally look for  information when considering the advantages offered by a new country for  investment of capital or for a new  home. There is little doubt that in  the near future Southern British Col  umbia will show marked development  both in settlement and in its industries,  and those who decide to throw in their  lot, whether in Kootenay or Boundary  districts, at this date must of necessity  share in that development.  Taking Desperate Ct-artcei.  It is true that many contract colds  and recover from them without taking  any precaution or treatment, and a  knowledge of this fact leads others to  take their chances instead of giving  their colds the needed attention. It  should be borne in mind that every  cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality, makes the system less able to  withstand each succeeding cold and  paves the way for more serious disease.  Can you afford to take such desperate  chances when Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, famous for its cures of colds,  can be had for a trifle? For sale by  all druggists.      ''  The Most  Delightful Way To Cross The  Continent  I'd rough Salt Lake City, Glen wood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  Ride Through Nature's Art Gallery  Passing Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and the RoySl Gorge.  ^ Fast Trains Daily Bet. Ogden ond Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  If You're Interested  - IN THE -  Mines of the  Boundary  You should read the  Phoenix  For Detailed Information, address  VV. C.McBRIDE, General Agent, 124Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  4����> ��������������������������������>�����������*>���<  o  !! Phoenix-  G^cnwood Stagfe Line  Leave Phoenix   -  Leave Greenwood  9.00 a. m.  *?.30 p. m.  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S; McCAGUE, Proprietor.  An Editor's Opinion of the Royal dorse  Edyth Tozier Weatherred, in describing a recent trip over the Denver  & Rio Grande Railroad, says in "The  Exposition."  "At last the goal of ambition of  years; has been reached���marvelous  wonderful, grand and inspiring Royal  Gorge is on either hand. The only  disappointing thing is you only have  one pair of eyes, while the train darts  in and out of the tremendous chasm.  If any who have never seen it are  wondering how it looks just go and  see. Thousands have tried to describe it, yet every attempt falls short  of giving the subject justice."  It you contemplate a trip East,  write W.C. McBride, 124 Third street,  Portland, Ore. for booklets picturing  Colorado's famous scuenery, and any  other information you may desire.  MINERAL ACT.  One Lady's Recommendation Sold Fifty Boxes  ol Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets.  I have, I believe, sold fifty boxes of  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tal -  lets on the recommendation of one  lady here, who first bought a box of  them about a year ago. She never  tires of telling her friends and neighbors about the good qualities of these  Tablets.���P. M. Shore, Druggist, Rochester, Ind. The pleasant purgative  effect of these tablets makes them a  favorite with ladies everywhere. Fa*1  sale by,all druggists.  Ckktipicatk of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Summit, M&vrlower, Hopewell, Balsnm Fractional, Cabot Fractional and Mayflower Fractional Mineral claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining* Division of Yale District.  Where located���in Summit camp.  Take Notice that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as agent  for Dougald Mclnnis, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B74591; George W. Rumberger, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80533; and Thomas  Roderick. Free Miner's Certificate No. B80401,  intend, sixty days trom the date hereof to ap-  Recorder for certificates of  purpose of obtaining     above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Ceitlficatesof Improvements.  Dated this29th dayof September, A. D. 1904.  ���6- I. H. HALLETT.  lniena, Bixiy uays iroia i  ply to the Mining Recor  improvements, tor the  frown Grants for the abo  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Pilot mineral claim, situate lu the Greenwood  mining division of Yale district.  Where located���in ProTideuce camp.  Take notice that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as agent  for Thomas Roderick, Free Miners Certificate  No. BS0401, and James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B80439, Intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  Aud further tnke notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the i��u-  ance of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this ajth day of January, A. D. 1905.  I. II. HALLKTT.  WANTKD.-MEN AND WOMEN WITH  common-school education, that are tired at  worklnjr for smali wages, to qualify as salaried  ad writers or show-card wvltws throuen, our  Instruction by mail. Prices, Jew, terms easy: no,  books to buy, Sentl lor oircu'ar, stating where  you saw this acTond which position you want.  International Cobkkspohdence Scbooh,  Scranton. Pa. ' .   _  Pioneer  kni Boundary Hiaia; Joonul,  Replete with the Latest and Freshest  News of Boundary's Mines  and Smelters.  $2.00 per year.  $1.25 six months.  ADDRESS:  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Cancellation of Reserve.  NOTICE is hereby given that the reservation  established in pursuance of the provisions of the  "Columbia and Western Railway Subsidy Act,  1896," notices of which were published in the  British Columbia Gazette and dated 7th Mar,  1896,and 5th June, 1896, respectively, are her.by  cancelled.  Crown lands situated within the area embraced by the said reservatiou will be open to  sale, settlement lease and other disposition, under the provisions of the 'Land Act", three  months after the date of the first publication of  this notice in the British Columbia Gazette; provided, however, that in all cases where Unus are  so sold, pre-empted, leased or otherwise alienated by the Government and are subsequently  found, upon the survey of the Columbia and  Western Railway Csmpany'sblocks, tolie wholly  or iu part within such blocks, then the persons  so acquiring such lands shall acquire their title  thereto from the railway company, who have  agreed to deal with such purchasers, pre-empt-  ors, lessees, etc..on the same terms and conditions as the government would under the provisions of the "Land Act," except in respect to timber lauds 011 the company's blocks,which shall be  subject to the regulation:- issued by the company  relative to the cutting of timbei on the Columbia  and Western Railway Land Grant.  W.S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of Lauds and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C.,33rd February, roo.s.  J J ��� 0  ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  The most perfecty appointed Hea'-th  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a  com-  Stele system of Baths���including Turkish   au.l  .ussiaii.   Opeu the year round.   The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Klimlualiug all MetalllePoisans from the  System  The grandeur ��' ttle scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes.waterfalls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursir n-  tennls. Its winter climate is nnsurpatsed foi  mMn-o*.  Wanted.  Men and women in this county and  adjoining territories, to represent and  advertise an old established house of  solid financial standing. Salary to  men $ai weekly, to women $i 2 to $18  weekly with expenses advanced each  Monday by check direct from headquarters. Horse and buggy furnished  when necessary; position permanent.  Address, Blew Bros. & Co., Dept. A,  Monon Bldg., Chicago, III.  sS'V-f  ���J  ���*'b-Vii  , 1   <\ :  7*i  '   1-  'i>  ���I-/JJ* '  'Y-  .fci  i"  IV  \A-  1 "i '  51.'  te*  41  ���if;  ���ii * ,  13:  ujt i  a.  ft  .p;  ^v.  'H'.r  ���il:  f.' :'\  V'\  If]  'Si1 !  mi!WUM^MJtf^1l*miMWIW'H^*IUWWI*WMI"'iMWHtitt^  1    - '       *��� 1"  ,;;* : ;*f.---. IM * ��  '1  ���^Fff  ������ v *��� j��  -''���, j^J  y t /1.  ir  <V.  j t: j  ���  Vif  .7- *:,!  ��,-������  <  ^ j ���:  '*l'��i!i  u  V_I  V-T  )'rf'  ��� -,  .,>  ��  #-  j i. '  |."ff-;  Its'  li;A  mh r  ^     /-I /   -  K^i***'  H* ���MtiT'-fr/.M *  rSft**1-*^  !���<->,.  . <r  -Jt'ivVfU^*'  rF%5S'r ��� ���- ���  THE PHOBISTX PIONEER  Blood Putiiicts  A great many of the so called blood purifiers  now on the market are nothing more than  drastic purgatives, which do a gieat deal  more harm than good.   For a  SPRING MEDICINE  I we recommend Churchill'sSarsaparilla a thor-vj  oughly and medicinally correct preparation. I  PHONE  Thomas Drug Cev Ltd.  ^leidlnt Hotel of Boundiry's leidlnr,  ' '       Mining Cirnp.  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob HH1 Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, II. C. '    >'  New and Up-to-date,      ' , .  M �����/��--_  Centrally Located, ��. ���>��� *��� MelMSTER  Good Sample Rooms. tf* Proprietor,  In and Around Phoenix  - ��� ' BRIEF, TOPICS OF LOCAL AND GENERAL  '    INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS. ���**  Marsh Block, furnished or unfurnished, for rent.   Granby Exchange.  Any one desiring a ranch at a reasonable price should read the ad in another column.  For Rent���Marsh Block, on Lot 12,  Block 16, Old Ironsides addition.  Apply to Richard Marsh, Rossland,  B. C.  Otto H. Becker, of the freight department of the C. P. R.,' was over  from Nelson Thursday, rustling for  business.  The Great Northern passenger train  now leaves here at 10 a,m��� and arrives  at 5.30 p. m., each being ten miniites  later than formerly.  S. C. Binns, of the steamer Empress of China, one of the Oriental  liners, was a visitor in the city Thursday, and was shown around by his old  friend, Dr. Boucher.  Miss Annie Snyder, reader and impersonator, gave an excellent entertain  ment Thursday evening at Miners-  Union hall under the auspices of the  Methodist church. Those present  were pleased, and thought the entertainment worthy of a larger audience.  W. G. McMynn, government agent  nt Greenwood, left this week' Tuesday  with wife and daughter,foratrip to their  old home in Scotland. Ihcy will be  absent about four months, and will  lake in the continent also. Geo." Cunningham will look after the government office in Mr.' McMynn's absence  Monday, April 24, is the date selected by the Catholic Ladies' Aid for the  Easter Monday ball, to be given at  Miners' Union hall, and for which  tickets are now on sale. The ladies are  working hard > to make this an even  greater success than the last one, and  that would be saying not a little.  George S. Waterlow, Esq,, of London, of the LeRoi and Snowshoe companies, was operated on at Calgary last  week for appendicitis, while on the  way to British Columbia, and is reported to be doing as well as could be  expected.  RANCH FOR SALE.  1  Suits  $30 for 30 Days  To make a drive on  Spring-Summer suitings  I will make suits to order for the next 30  days with a choice of  Imported English, Irish  and Scotch Goods::  First-class fit and  finish guaranteed.  All New Goods  A Bargain For Cash.  160 seres of laud i% miles from Danvlle, j  Wash . as acres in grain, 14 head of cattle, S  ment  horses, and 100 chickens, w.gon, sleighs and j  other farm Implements, with good houses and  barns.   Will be sold cheap for cash.   Apply to     j  �� 4t PIONEEB PUB. Co ,  PhoenU, B. C  Granby Exchange  'Dr. Mathison, dentist.  j The old reliable, Boyle, the druggist.  JFor International Coal stock see J.  L. Martin.  1  Quality first, price next; Boyle, the  druggist.   -    ��� r-  Marshall lake is once more j full to  the brim.    ' '  ���  ,     J. Dr.' Simmons,   dentist,   Balmoral  ^hotel April 9 to 12..    ,-     ,-.   -.','  See Bob, the Tailor's nevv���ad jn this  issue, j It will interest you.  , > Thos. F, Game has taken charge of  i[ the dining room at the Bellevue ho-  ? tel.: ��� _i- * <-<..r^ . ,  --* _ - * * �� ���> 11 ,' ������'��� \  \ Tommy, .Oxley...was.-. sent to.the  ,^ Mission school near Colville on Thursday.    -'-,,*  "���-' Born, to the wife" of Alphonse Kob-  >< loth',' on Granby "place, 'April 2,   1905,  a daughter.- \  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, * Bank blocp, froni April   10th  to 14th. si',     " * -    '  . 1-     -    ���   ,  '- j     ��  Deeds, Mortgages and Bills' of Sale  made out and recorded.- Ed. H.  Mortimer, Notary Public,.   , > ��� ,  1 Father Bedard bas given a lease and  bond on a claim located., near Boundary Falls in Smith's camp.  For, large"returns and >good divi-  ." dends buy International ,Coal stock of  ,   J.JL-Martin, Phoenix; B: Ct  bMr.,and.. Mrs.- <W.  J. ,'Porier,  who  have been spending several weeks at the  1' coast,' returned to Phoenix on Tues-  , day's Gt. -Northern train.'   ' *  ���"),.�����. Mrs.; E."; H,_ Moifinier' and little  ,.; daughter nave gone "to '��� Grealwood- to  '*" SDend the' summer mm-ithfi.-  -Mr Ainr.  ^ IPjsnd the'summer months.;. Mr, Mor  %4iiieris still at his old stand/  '-���"/�� ^ *     ^  '����� Wednesday   evening  about^ fifteen  " V,-Pythians went to Greenwood to as-  ������ "sist their brethem there in cxemplify-  ,.-ing the first and third degrees.  ''Archie   Grant,   who became   pro-  .    prietor of the Knob Hill -hotel this  * week, was married to Miss Fay .Ross  last'Monday evening at Greenwood.  The Board'of Managers of St. Andrews Presbyterian church have decided, to give a concert and entertainment on Wedni<Uy evening,  May 3d. ,/"  R. H. Karatofsky went to Sppkane  Tuesday to arrange for the installation  -��� shortly of an up to date bowling alley,  which will cost when completed about  $1500. He will probably return *today  or Sunday.  W. ,A. Harkin, having resigned from  the editorial chair of the Greenwood  Times, J. VV. Greer who is- well  known in the Boundary from tho early  days, will do the gr? matter work on  the Times.  Bovle is the druggist.  Prescriptions our specialty, Boyle,  the druggist.   .  . Dust is now flying on some of the  streets of the city.  Lowney's chocolates in bulk and  boxes, Boyle,.the druggist.  Any of the local mining shares for  sale.   E. H. Mortimer.  '.  ���  Night 'Policeman' Docksteader now  appears in uniform with brass buttons  and helmet.' ���,--���--  , "James McGregor, jbf Nelson, ? pro-  vincial'mining inspector; was a- visitor  in "camp, this week! *-'  >*,,      '  '",.  'Station Inspector Perry of the Great  Jforthern,vwas'a visitor';here" for'the  first time last Saturday.  Descriptions and prices of1 Mason  & Risch pianos can Se had from  Mortimer, the agent.  Mrs. A. VV.' Haley returned Sunday  from a two weeks' visit with relatives  at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.  Have,you a, shipment that wants  clearing through theJ customs? ' If so,  get Mortimer,the broker.to attend to it.  The city council of Grand. Forks is  reported as going into the shade tree  planting (business ��� a' commendable  move." \ /     .  Wanted���position as cook or for  housework, by woman of experience  Address Cook, General Delivery, Phoe-  nix, B.C.  The Catholic Ladies' Aid, who will  give a ball on Easter Monday, have  secured the Reynolds, orchestra, to furnish the music for that occasion.  I Chi  C  Church Services!  Tomorrow.  Large   range of  the  Latest  Styles in  HATS and CAPS just  received,  from 50c to $5  each.    Call  and examine.  R. HORRELL  "Bob" the Tai/or.  *- t ii  Knob Hill Ave.   :   Phoenix, B. C.  wmmtowmwmm  NOTICE.  Sizd-u-AMSKN  Division ot-   Vale   1)h)1��iCT.    1  NOTICK is hereby given that from and after  the 30th day ol lu.ie, 1905, the following described portion of ihe Oso*,oos Division ofYale  DKlrlct mil be withdrawn from the said OS0300S  Division, and that the said portion will be es-  tu-lifllied a separate I.ntid Recording Division,  to be known as the Similkameen Division 01  YaleDlstnct,\li : |  Commencing at a pottlt 011 the International  llomulnry where it is inteikccted by'Payuslon  Creek, nhlch is also the south-east corner of  Vale Ijiud Kecorriliig District; thence foliowlnK  norlheil) uloiig the said 1'rci.k and the South  Korkofthe Siuillkainceii Kher to its junction  with the Tulaiuccu Klver, thence westerly along  Ihe Tiilnnicrn Ki\cr to the mouth of ( hina  Creek; tliencc northerly along China Creek to  Its ititcr-cclirn ��llli the south botindnry of Lot  969, (iroup 1, Knmloous Division ol Yale District;  ilicncc due east lo the eastern hank ofokauagau  Kiver, theuce in a northerly direction, failowjug  Ihe cnttcru shore of Okanavan Kiier and  Okniintiiin Lake, to a point distant 56 miles due  north of the International Uouudary thence due  east lo Hie western boundary cflhe Kootenay  Land Kicordliig District; thence southerly following the ��aia western boundary of Kootenay  DUtriot to the 49th Parallel; thence west along  49th Parallel to place of commencement.  W.8 CORK,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Lauds aud Works Depaitiuent,  Victoria, B C.. 1st March, -505.  ���  Our store is so full of goods we can scarcely store away the next   h"  t.   The, city council is about to  That will almost raze us out of busines.    We  intend  to move���that ��� n  cost from 25 to 30 per cent.   So we have decided to give a little larger d'  count on  Complete Housefurnishings.  George Evans  Painter and  House  Decorator.  PHOENIX, li, C.  Sign Writing on short notice.       :      Estimates promptly furnished  TA NUBIAN o  ^'"PACIFIC-TV,  m>**m*sm*0^tsm$*  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines hought and sold.  G. W. Rumberger  Lowest Rates   Best. Ti  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at n a. m. and  7:3�� P- ni. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W:  MacColl, B. A., pastor." A cordial  welcome to all.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.3�� P- m. at the new church,"the  pastor preaching at both services. Sunday School at 2.30 p. m. A hearty in  vitation is extended to all., D. M.  Perley, B. A., pastor.   ' '     ���  .Catholic���Church-ofTOur Lady of  the ��� Good Counsel.���Divine . Service  every 2nd 'and 4th Sunday 'of each  month.' Holy Mass,' ro a.m. 1 Sunday  School, 2:30 p.nf. , .Vespers and Benediction,' 7:30 pTm. Father L A.  Bedard, O-M.I., Pastor. x  Phoenix Bakery  Phoenix  Tablets  Special attention is called to our \ >  new line of,Phoenix Tablets, \\  in note and letter size, with sev-  g eral views of the Phoenix mines.  j j We also have an immense var-  ? iety of Souvenir Postal Cards!  with Phoenix and other views.  You will find it well worth  while to examine our extensive  stock in the s,everal lines.  Flielosiill  -   EAST  -  Toronto,     Montreal,     New, York,  Maritime Provinces, and ,  New England.  -   WEST  -      ��  Vancouver,     Victoria,     Seattle  California Points.  Unequalled   Passenger Service, Stan  dard and Tourist Sleepers, Coaches,  and   Dining Cars.  Totirist Sleeper Service  Information, about   Phoenix" and  the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  <* Phoenix, B. C.  The BEST. Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in.Phoer.ix.  WEST  EAST  Leave   Revelstoke   Mon-  Wed., Thur., Sat. for  Se-  attle and Vancouver. -  'Leave  Dunmore Jet. for  Toronto, Wed. and Sun.  Montreal, Mon. and Fri.  Boston, Friday  J. F. Royer, who" operates stages between Phoenix and Greenwood and as  far as Che=aw, is contemplating putting  on a line to Hedley in the Similkameen.  In the Presbyterian church tomorrow the topic in the morning will be:  "More fruit," and in the evening:  "Strength out of weakness." An an-  them by the choir.  Bound, pair of'spectacles, between  Dr. Boucher's residence and the hos  pital.    Owner can   secure   same by  identifying at the Pioneer  Office and  paying for this notice.  S. C. Hoiman, superintendent of  the Mather Lode mine, was in the city  Tuesday, to meet hisN father and  mother, from Spokane, who will spend  the siimmer with him at the mine.  Sydney M. Johnson, city engineer  for Greenwood, went to St. Louis over  the Great Northern Thursday, to purchase iron water pipe for the extensions  to the Greenwood system. While he  is in Missouri he will undoubtedly be  "shown."  H. L. Brazel & Sons beg to inform  the public of Phoenix that they have  purchased Greer's Bakery as a going  concern. They have employod a first-  class baker and intend to turn out the  best of Bread and Pastry daily, and  hope by strict attention and cleanliness, to merit the public patronage! Ali  orders promptly executed. Phone AS3.' lave***���************,*^  Stationers,  Newsdealers,  Tobacconists. j|  KNOB HILL AVE.,  Atlantic Steamship Agency  Through   bookings   to   and   from  Great Britain and the continent.  For rates, folders, and tickets apply  to local agents or to  A. W. Haley, EJ.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver. B.C  j. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  Clothing!  WHO SAYS SO?   Hu.* Ireds of satisfied  customers.   If you don    believe it come  ���   .    .   and examine goods.  A F��H Line of Underwear,", Jhirts, Shoes. Ties,etc,  just arrived.   All new seasonable goods at old  !  , and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  HAIlDY-McKKNZlE BI.K.  DOMINION AVE.. I'HOENIX.  <mw^mmi^  Just  received   direct   from  Scotland a large shipment of  mmc**0*0t*ma*^  .   .       .   Phoenix Branch  - - of the  Greenwood Steam Latmdiy  DAN DOCKSTEADER, Mgr.  Having opened a branch of the above laundry we "solicit a share  of the public" patronage. First,dass work at living prices guaranteed.  Goods called for and delivered.   Specialty of snort notice work.  Olfice a-Jlolnln** Black's Hotel  Only Union Help Employed.  "Peter Dawson's Scotch"  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO,  ,,,   ' Boundary Agents for "PABST fiELUBKATED BKF.B ��  W^fes?,e ���-'-'������rin Wi,,c8' yq����ranuii Cigars.  Telephone orders receive prompt ntteiitiou.  Greenwood, B. C.       V       JAMES McCREATH, raop.  -*"  ��� t  THE  Dominion Avenue.  f  h  the time.  The only  reliable watch 'to carry.  Walcli repaning a eneciiilty.  m. t my,  The Jeweler. : Knob Hill Ave.  Grand Hotel  Corner Howard and Main Sts.  Phoenix People  nnd Biitish  Columbians  generally will find a home in Spokane a<  the tirawl Hotel. Recently remodelled  and refnrnielie-1. Under "the management of K. E. Phair, late of Hotel Phair,  Nelson. B.C.  All British Columbia papers on file.  Emopean plan. Rates 50cents to $2.00  per day.   Free bus meets all trains.  STRATflCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B, TOMKINS, Manager,  The le^idin? flofel of flie ffoofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men,  Good Sample Rooms.  .��  ,SiC  WATCHMAKER  AND  TEWELER.  Repairing of ali kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  , Fine line of seasonable jewelry always on hand,  FIRST ST., - .��� . PHOENIX, B. C.  Found.  Found between postoffice and Great  Northern depot, a watch. Owner can  secure it by proving same and paying  for this notice.  Pioneer Pub. Co.  Conductor Legg, of the Marcus-  Phoenix run of the Gt. Northern, is  taking a ten days lay-off. Conductor  Mar-hart, of the Northpnrt-Rossland  < run, is handling fie puurtb in Mr.  Legg's absence.  Foreman McGrade's C. P. &. extra  gang was brought up the hill Sunday  afternoon, and is now employed at extending the tail of the Brooklyn spur  300 feet. They will also put in a side  track at the Brooklyn ore bunkers.  'At a congregational meeting of SUj  Andrews Presbyterian church, held en' corners of the town.  Sunday evening, the following were  elected as managers for the current  year: Thos. Brown, J. B. Boyle, I.  C/awford, D.G. McKenzie, J.S. Boyce  'W. B. Willcox and A.S.Williamson.  ��  '<C��M '    *  Wm. Mclntyre, brother ofMurJock ,���.���,, ,���,,,  . ...        ,   .  Mclntyre, was married on March aad  *M "f"*1' th��Ugh much *>">��& ���*  ',fti. Butte to   Miss  Nellie McEwan. fdone b^ water t0 tbe contents of the  Victoria Hotel Burned at Grand Forks  Tuesday morning a firestarud in the  upper story of the Victoria hotel at  Grand Forks, one of the most promin-  The fire brigade soon had five streams playing on  the building, and succeeded in confining the blaze to the Victoria. The  building was said to be owned by S.  H. C. Miner and H. N. Galer, and  was insured, though much damage was  0��  s  ^isiraes��  The Job Department of the Phoenix Pioneer  is fnliy equipped to turn out the Best Quality of  Stationery   for any kind   of business.      Special  fV  attention paid to work for Mines.   Stock, the best;  quality, the highest grade.  (      ADDRESS,  The Phoeofx Pioneer  PIONEER BLOCK,  'PHOKE NO. 14.  PHOENIX, B.  P^^f^^^^^I^^^^  LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS���They embrace a large assortment of styles,  the latest designs  and colorings.   New shaped sleeves, neatly trimmed.  LADIES' WRAPPERS���A line we are sure will please you, in light and dark colors.  MEN'S HATS-Just received our new line of Hats for Spring and Summer.    New shapes in  Black, Brown and Grey I-elt.    Also a nice range of Fedoras, Grarcus and Stiff Hats.  MEN'S SHIRTS-This i, one of the finest and nicest lines we have ever carried, as to styles,  patterns, and completeness, detached cuffs to match.  MEN'S SHOES���See our new line of dress shoes in black and tan.  BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S CLOTHING-A handsome line of Norfolk* in  sorted patterns, ligh' and medium mixtures, well made.  See our New Line of Laces*  DOMINION AVENUE  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^g^^

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