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 .-.���VH-Wr-irST.-l*/  ,\    -vasf ..'���   ,-.-    -','������ .':,^-" ������'<-.-���"!'*���"��� ������'.1,-^-'^. -    -    '!-<���!���:  ���^S'  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in J902t & &  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading. Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining; District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRIiriSH COLUMBIA   SATURDAY, ARRIL 4, "903.  No  21.  The Big Store  Just Received..  The Latest Novelties  in Spring Goods for  Ladies.  Ladies' Neckwear, Neck Ribbons, Sweater Jackets,  Laces, Belts, Veilings, Corsets, White Waists, Wrappers,  Kid Gloves guaranteed, Black and Cream Lustre ��� the  correct thing for making waists; Japan Taffeta Silk���taking the place of China at the same price; Summer Muslins  in waist and dress lengths.  Men's Department.  We are handling UNION MADE  Ready-to-Wear   Clothing ���  guaranteed' to fit.    Ask  lo see these  goods, '���  In order ,to clear out the other suits  quickly,. we~are offering them at COST  price.        . _-_-^=_^ _- _.-  _^-������.=.  We have also received our Summer  Hosiery and Shoes, Negligee Shirts  and a large shipmeut of Trunks and  Valises,  ���  It is well worth your while to look  over the many new lines we have received lately.  * Hunter-Kendriek Co.!  PHOKNIX GRKKNWOOO GRAND FORKS SANDON  M0RR1NJH0MPS0N&C0.  STOVES AND RANGES  We have the largest and  most complete stock of Stoves  and Ranges in the city, and  we want to run stock down.  For the next two weeks all  of our stock of Stoves and  Ranges will be sold AT COST.  Come and let us convince  you that we are giving bargains.  We have a car of Gait coal  on the track and can fill, our  customers' orders promptly.  Seg^ae  CROW'S NEST MINERS BUSY  Happy  Termination of the East  Kootenay Coal Strike*  CONCILIATION WAS SUCCESSFUL  RICH ORE ON  NORTH FORK  Coke and Coal for Boundary Smelters Will Be  Shipped Soon. V -*-"���'*  Tlic final act 'in the Ciow's Nest  Pass coal iniucts'-stiike drama was  played last Monday morning when the  ai tides of agreement with the coal  company management secured by the  conciliaiion'commit'ce were officially  signed by G. F. Dougheily, president  of District Association No. 6, Western  Federation of Miners, and Philip  Chiistopher, pie&idenl o( District  Union No. 7, and other membeis of  local unions.  Ihe miners went on strike February  it, will) a long list of grievances,  among which were an unequal scale,  discriminating conditions of work and  noniecognition of union'. The conciliation committee's first efforts' were  to obtain recognition of the district  executive and thus establish a reliable  medium for negotiations with the management and the 1300 men on strike.  This done, other matters were taken  up and over 30 witnesses were examined under oath on Maich ?i.  The distiict executive and the company management had come to an  agreement and the conciliation boaid  prepared to-return home, The reler-  endum principle obtains in the unions,  however,' and the agreement accepted  by the executive was emphatically rejected by a vote of the unions.  The gravity of the outlook induced  the conciliation committee to try again,  with the lesult that the amended agreement has been accepted by an overwhelming majority in two of the  unions, Michel and Monissey, and  later by the Feri.ie union, and work  was resumed immediately,  Provisions of the Agreement.  The following are someol the prom  inent features of the conliact:  A grievance committee shall investigate disputes between the bosses and  the men.  The company shall pay the sum of  $3 per day for all miners taken from  piece working places if taken fiom face  to do company work. .        ,  That in any case where it may appear  that a man is not being fairly treated  the comapny will meet, through the  mine manager of the mine in question  aud the men for a term of not less than  two years, lease at a reasonable rental  a piece of ground to the men at Michel.  In consideration of the foregoing  and the promises and covenant herein  provided for, it is hereby convenanted,  declaied and agreed by and between  the parties hereto, that the term of.the  agiesment shall he for a period of three  years-from April 1st, 1903, to April 1st,  190C. Provided, always, that on or  after the expiration of'April, 1905,  cither party can, by giving 60 days'  notice in writing to the other, terminate this agreement, and further provided that in the event of., Che company  being able to secure an advance in price  for its commodity over that at present  paid the wage scale will be open to revision. '  Wage scale, Coal Creek: No. 1 mine,  the mining rate has been reduced from  60 to 5$ cents, while in. No. 2 and No.  3 mines the old rate of 60 cents is unchanged. The yardage invlevels, parallels and crosscuts in No. 1 has been  reduced from $2.50 to$i; in No, 2,  from $2.50 to $1.50 and in No. 3  from $2.50 to $2, while the room cross-  ruts in all three remain'at the old r.-ue  ol 50 cents per lineal yard,  At Michel, in Nos. 3, 4 and 8, the  old mining tate of 55 cents per ton is  maintained, while in No. ^j'mine, the  old rate is increased from 55 to 60  cents.. The yardage rate in No. 4 has  been increased from $1.85 to $2; in  No, 5 the old rate is maintained on  yaidage, with the exception of a reduction from $2 40 to $2 per yerd on  ciosccuts between levels, In No, 1  mine the yaidage in levels and parallels is raised fiom $1.40 to $1.75, and  the crosscut rate between levels is in  creased from $f to $1.75, all other  yardage rates remaining unchanged.  Morrissey���The mining rate in No. 1  mine has received an increase of'io  cents a ton, the old rate of 40 cents  being taised to 50 cents, while in Nos.  3, 4 and 5 the old rate of 55 cents is  maintained. The yardage rate in levels  and parallels.in No. 1 mine has been  reduced from $2 to$i, in No. 2 mine  from $2 to $1.50, and in No. 4 mine  from'$2 to $1, while the rate for cross-  Seattle Claim is Being Systematically Developed.  AIR COMPRESSOR TO BE INSTALLED  Boundary Mining Notes.  Trail Smeller People Have a Bond on la<  Property���First Shipment was Saldino  lory���Mine Making Good Showing.  a committee of investigation as provid- cuts between levds in No. 3 has been  ed by the statutes of British Columbia.  I'n the event of a non-agreement, the  company, through its high officials, will  discuss the question with tbe committee.  It is understood and agreed by the  parties hereto that there shall be no discrimination by the company nor by the  men between unionists and non-unionists. , .  That the company will deliver all  timbers as near the working places as  possible, or at the mouth of the room.  The company to lay one length of  rail from frog, after which the miner is  to cany on his track, in consideration  of 30 cents being paid for each and  every lineal yard of double track laid  by the miner.  The company will meet the committee of any local to discuss any .grievance, and failing adjustment of difficulty so presented, will meet the ex  ecutive of the district, provided in al!  cases the personnel of the different  committees be made up entirely of the  employees ol the company.  That the company are unwilling to  chajige the system adopted for a single  system shift, eight hours' woik required of all day hands for eight hours'  pay. The system as adopted at .Coal  Creek is understood as commencing at  the lamp station inside the mine at 7  o'clock, a total'cessation of woik during one half hour at noon, the shift to  close at the lamp station at 3.30.  That the company will sell a lot or  lots to the men at Monissey on the  new townsite being opened by the company.  The company will, on the conclusion  of thft agreement between the company  increased from $1 per yard to$i.5d;all  other yardage rales remain unchanged.  In all the mines of the three camps  tlie rate for limbering is to be fixed at  $1 per set, with lagging and centre post  when lequired. All timber and lagging will be delivered by the company  as near the woikings as possible and  thereafter handled, framed, and set up  by the miner. The old rate was 75  cents and $1 according to the mine.  The company will build first section  of chutes, miiiers to build thereafter  and will be paid at the rate of 30 cents  per lineal yard for all chutes built, the  company to deliver all material at foot  of chines. Brushing six feet wide, 5  cents per inch in depth, per lineal yard;  12 feet wide, 10 cents per inch in depth,  per line al yard. This is reckoned on  a new system but is practically the  same rating as the old.  From a long list ol wages offered by  the company from the old figures which  were paid by the company no changes  have been made in day work except in  the following instances:  Fire boss increased from$3 to $3.25;  brattkemen increased ��'rom$2.75 to$3;  hoistmen from $2.50 to $2.75; general  outside laborers increased from $1.75  to $1.80; this does not effect outside  men who were earning $2. No reductions were made in any day laborers,  miners, timhermen and tracklayers who  are to be placed -it their old rate of $3.  The coke oven wen get certain advantages also.  The new scale is generally thought  to be very fair, even by the miners,  the chief objection of the latter being  the five cent cut at Coal Creek.  Some three mouths or more ai��o interests connected with the Trail smelter secured a bond on the well known  Seattle claim, on the North F'oik of  Kettle river. The bond was for $85,-  000, it is stated, and is* said tj have  one unusual feature, in that it is to he  paid in the shape of a loyally of ten  cents per ton for every ton of ore shipped, with a minimum per month, wheth-  ei ore is mined or not.  Early in-January a force of men was  started at work developing the Seattle,  under the foiemanship of R.H. Hutch,  ens, formerly foreman at the Mother"  Lode mine, in Dpadwood camp. One  or two shipments of ore have been  made, and it is understood that excel-  lents returns were made, greatly encouraging the holders of the bond.  Eight men are now al work on the  property, but it is the intention to install a five-drill air compressor at an  early date, when three shifts will be  employed, and the property most expeditiously developed.  It is the intention to quany the ore  of lower giade, of which there is a  large outcropping, while the better class  of ore will be gotten out and shipped in  the regular course of developmsnt.  It is reported that a rich find of oie  was made on the Seattle a few days  ago, there being some 25 feet of it so  fafrwhich"ruris"between"jp4o and $50  pei ton.  At the time the bond was taken from  Robert Claik, the owner, it was stated  that the new owneis would spend $1,-  000 per month in opening up the  Seattle, and from what can be learned  it now appears that much more than  that will soon be spent every month.  Those who have seen the property assert that it has evciy evidence of being  made one of ihe largest and most valu-  ahl .��� mines in the Houndarv.  Prices of Some Boundary Stocks.  Refening to companies operating in  the neighboihood of Phoenix the New  Yoik Engineering & Mining Journal  recently published the following:.  '���British Columbia copper stocks  were stationary,1 as the coal strike there  prevents active operation at the mines.  Ii. C. Copper company stock is he.lu at  $6)4 to $6}4, while Montreal & Boston was $ifs on moderate dealings.-  The Montreal & Boston company had  a surplus ol"$i25,629011 December 31,  1902, from a year'a Work, which compares with $149,639 on the same day  in 1901. President Melville says that  as soon as a sufficient supply of coke is  obtainable the, third furnace will be  blown in. Had not the coal stiike  taken place in British Columbia, it is  said, dividends of 4 per cent, payable  quarterly,,would have been started on  May t, as was intended.  Work at the Emma mine was discontinued several days ago, but is expected to be resumed next week, again.  About one car per day is being shipped fiom the Christina lake limequarry  to ihe Tiail smelter. Supt. Waugh  lias about ten men at work now.  ' Supt. Evans is working a small force  of men at the Humming Bird on the  North Foi k. The last returns from a |  shipment made gave $25 net per ton.  Arrangements are being made to list  Gianby shares on the Boston and New  York slock exchanges. The Montreal  and Boston and B. C. Copper shares  are already listed.  EdwarCd and Morrison now have  the long tunnel on the Blue Jay, near  Phoenix, driven about 160 feet, and  expect to strike the ledge with another  25 or 30 feet of work.  S. C. Holman, for several months  foreman at the Mother Lode mine,  spent last Monday in the city. He  left for Spokane.this week, all the men  at the mine having been laid off.  lames McNulty, with an assistant,  has started development wrrk on the  Marshall claim, one of the Mai shall  gioup, which adjoins the Brooklyn  group on the north side of the city.  Some magnificent samples of high  grade ore are being taken from the  Elkhorn, adjoining the Providence.east  of Greenwood. It bids fair to prove a  gieat mine, according to all reports.  On the first of April there were 246  names on the Gianby mines payroll,  and some men have been put on since.  The Snowshoe has about 35 men at  woik, and at last has plenty of water  for all purposes.  Both of the 700 horse power motors,  to drive the huge 60-di ill air compressor recently installed by the Granby  Co. here, have been shipped from the  works at Pittsburg, and the Srst one is  due to arrive here at an) time.  F. S. Pariish, manager of the B. C.  mine and also of the Le Roi, recently  made an expeit examination of the  Republic mine for the eastern owners,  being assisted by R. H. Anderson,  foreman of the B. C. mine.  Last Saturday the armature of the  rco hoise power motor used to drive  the large oie ciusher at the Knob Hill  mine, was burned out, and woik at the  crusher stopped for a time. New  paitt have been on the road-for over a  month fiom Peterborough, Ont., and  arrived jesterday.  Owing to an accident on the Arrowhead branch of the C. P. R., thereby  delaying shipments of coke from the  coast, one furnace at the Granby smel-  ter.was blown out Wednesday, leaving  but one in operation out of the battery  of four, and that one was blown out  yesteiday. One or more will probably  be blown in, however; early next week.  Up to the time it closed, a few weeks  a.-jo, on account of fuel shortage, the  Montreal 5: Boston Copper Co.'s Sunset smelter at Boundary Falls had treated 33,433 tons of ore from the B. C,  Siiowshoe and Sunset mines, and shipped 1,070 tons of matte ol about 45  per cent copper, 1 }6 ounces gold and  l.S ounces silver per ton.  THEY HAVE A  GOOD THING  Sunset Smelter Will Install a.  Converter.  RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL MELTING  Montreal t Boston Copper Co. Well Pleased  Vflth HtssUi of Operations la ibe Bona-  dary District.  000D VAUDEVILLE NEXT WEEK.  One of the  Best  Shows Travelling  in the  West Coming Here.  Weston and Herbert's Big Modem  Vaudeville Show will g.ve perfcrm-  ances at Miners' Union hall, Phoenix,  next Monday and Tuesday. This is  said to be the best show that has ever  visited the Kootenays, and those who  saw it in Rossland and Nelson speak  very highly of it. They showed two  nights in both pla.-es and the attendance was so large that they are to play  a return engagement next week in  each place. It is for this reason that  the Boundary is to be visited, as 'he  intention at first was only to show in  the larger cities. They are to open  the Easter season in tbe Marqimm  Grand Theatre at Portland, Ore., on  April 22nd. The Nelson News speaks  in the highest terms of the show, as  did also the Rossland papers.  The dominion government intends  putting on more men as rangers to  protect the timber lands of the railway belt from fire.  Special Meeting Next Friday.  A meeting of the Phoenix branch of  the Provincial Mining Association will  be held next Friday evening at 8  o'clock in the room below Miners'  Union hall. Secretary Tomlinson requests a.full attendance of those interested .  At the annual meeting . of the Monti eal & Boston Copper  company, recently held at Montreal, a favorable report was presented, showing a balance  on the right side.    Operations were so  satisfactory that the company  decided  to increase the capacity of its furnaces.  The second  furnace was  ordered for  December 1, but  was not completed  till January 1, and started January 15,-  but owing to trouble in the coal dis-v  tricts not enough coke could  be procured.to keep both  furnaces going at  the same time.    The third furnace has  been built and is being set up.     Notwithstanding the strike troubles, profits  nave been so good 'that  the .directors-,  decided to add a converter for convert-'  ing the matte into blister copper. Last"-'  year's officers were re-elected.  The officers are:     H. II;' Melville,  Boston, president; J. N. Greenshields,  Montreal, vice-president; Thos. Crock-"  ett, Montreal, second  vice-president;  A. Munroe, Montreal, sec.-treas.  The large stockholders include H. H.  Melville, Boston, vice-president Great  Northern railway; J. W. Allison. New-  York City, president National Leather  company; J.N. Greenshields.Montreal,  William Mitchell, Montreal; Thomas  Crockett, River de Loup, Canada,  wholesale lumber-merchant; G. Creigh-  ton Webb, New York, of Saunders,  Webb & Worcester, attorneys; De  Lancey Nicholl, New York City, of  Nicholl, Anable & Lindsey; W. A. ;  Beat, Boston, of W. A. Beal & Co.;-  W. N. Coler, Jr., New Yoik City,,  banker; Charles M. Jessup, New York;  John Macdiarmid", Montreal, wholesale  wood and coal merchant.  JOLLY JACK" HAS PASSED AWAY.  First   Came   lo   Ihe   Boundary   Forty-two  to   the   Boundary  Years Ago.  John Thornton, who is known far  and wide by old-timers as "Jolly Jack,"  died at Boundary Falls last Wednesday, and the funeral was held yesterday, interment taking place in his private buiying ground, near wheie he  had lived so many.years. Thefuneial  was held by the Kettle River Pioneeis,  among them being G. W. Rumberger,  T. J. Hardy, and Tames Marshall, of  Phoenix. "  Jolly Jack first came to the Boundary in 1861, even before the Dewdney  trail was constituted. He was born  in, England in 1835, being 7S yeaisold  when death claimed him". He had  been in niany paits of the world as a  seaman in the Biitish navy, and was a  veteran of the Mexican war, icceiving  a pension from the American government at the time of his death. He  had prospected all over the west, and  was attracted to British Columbia by  the Cariboo placer excitement in iS6o,  coming after that to the Houndaiy,  when it was a veritable, howling wilderness. For years he had lived in his  cabin at Boundary Falls, and eventually succumbed to old age.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following talile gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor ,1900, for 1901, fur  1902, niul for 1933,'as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� Past  1900            1901 190J             1903             Week  Granby Mines, Phoenix      04,533   2:51,7(52   30i),S58      88 851       4,512  .Snowshoe,               "                   297       1,731 20.800     10,320        ....  Brooklyn, "   "                150 ....   Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340     99,034 141.32(5     16,098  Sunset,   -              "                     802 7,455        2,733  Morrison, "  150   ....  Ii. C. Mine,         Summit     19,494     47,405 14,811       0,810        ..   .,  R. Bell, "      ,560 ...        . .,   Kmma,                        "               050 8,530       0,75(1  Winnipeg,   Wellington      1,076       1,040 785          ;..-.  Golden Crown,      '"              2.250   .    .... 625             Athelstan, "             1,200 550   K ing Solomon, W.Copper  S75              N\>. 7 Mine, Central          665 482           City of Paris, "           2,000    .Jewel, Long Lake  160 350       2,175           Carmi, West Fork  890             .    ..,.  Providence,   Providence                      219        36-1/      ....  Ruby,     Boundary Falls           80   Miscellaneous ,.     3,230       3,456 325       ....         ....  Total, ton?      99,730   390,000 507.545 132,7(52       !,512  Gianby Smelter treated, tons..    62,387   230.828 312,340    81,983      4.450  I  I  ��� - v ;   "i  trim  mm  m  I*.  >v\ J IAVI  i  ���am}  wc<  ril  .11  if  <���ft.fi  * Yl  $  * THE PHOENIX PIONEER  i(m  usTH  m \  YiL<.;.  '. --, -' ���  ff:*\if':- &   ���-'    is."  ���    .   1 '  Mil!* ,  m  ���'3?  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISSUED ON MTCKDAY BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C.  W^B. WILLCOX. Manager.  (Business office No. 14.  Telejihouli   j jjjaj^er's residence, No. 1$.  atritcxiraoKS n> abv��scb.  rcrYetr.. -  Biz Months   ..41.00  ... i.JJ  Ifyou are not�� subscriber to this paper, thli  lean invitation to yoa to become one.  AdrertUInj; rate* furnished on application,  tegal notice* 10 and j ceuta per line.  Four weekly InaerUoni constitute one month'*  adfcrtUinx.  acies of land in the tcniioiics. Mr.  Campbell could add to his cash b>  selling his rereipt for money making in  this business.  The piompt action "f the Government in assuming the e%penses of the  conciliation committee appointed by  the Provincial Mining Association was  wise and creditable, and was no small  factor in the final gratifying outcome  in the settlement of the labor troubles  at Fernie.    Could there be abetter argument for  compulsory arbitration than the disastrous strike of the coal miners' employed by the Crow's Nett Pass Coal  Co. ? Both sides are always losers in  such struggles, and in this case thousands of innocent persons, hundreds ol  miles from the coal mines, aie directly  and seriously affected.  <UNION  2HD  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Here Also��� Fifteen-cent copper  ought to make Eostouians smile. And  the advance seems to be from natuial  causes, too.���Boston Mining liureau.  SETTLEMENT OF FERNIE STRIKE.  Good News~t6 All -t The settlement of the Fernie strike was good  news'to all the mining camps of this  north country. We hope it will stay  settled.���Republic IMoncer-Miner.  Bright Outlook���The outlook for  British Columbia is brighter than for  the past three years. Following the  boom in the lumber industry comes  promise of busy times in mining.-  Revelstoke Mail.  The news flashed over the wires last  Saturday night, that Manager Tonkin,  of trie Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., and  the coal miners employed by him at  Michel, Morrissey and Fernie, in East  , Kootenay, had finally arrived at an  agreement which" will be in force for a  term of two years, was the most agreeable information that could have been  received by every resident and business  man in Kootenay and Yale. The strike  had .lasted seven   weeks,   and   was  in danger of being a prolonged struggle, with ruin to;thousands-who  had  np hand in it/ if it was not settled  soon.,'   ,.*/'-'-  " It goes without saying that concessions had to be made on ���' both  sides,  as is always i necessary iri such cases  nkde and provided, i The miners have  gained something, and the coal company has also arranged ��� matters more  to its liking in many respects.    All of  which merely goes to prove that, had  the matter been taken up in time, this  strike could have been averted.  - The greatest credit is due the members of the special conciliation- committee, appointed  by the Provincial  Mining Association for the purpose of  securing a settlement in some way honorable to both parties.   Their  work  was a most disagreeable one in  every  way���so much so that but few who  .have not visited Fernie can realize  their position.   Yet they never hesitated, and would not give up until the  last resource had been tried.   Should  the   Mining  Association   never accomplish another thing, as the Pioneer  slated a few weeks ago, it has already  justified its usefulness in this case of  the coal miners'strike.    The names  of the members of- the conciliation  committee should be remembered  by  Mi"   r      1  ' the people of British Columbia. They  are: John Keen and M. McAndrews,  Kaslo; Fredeiic Kefler arid W. G.  Gaunce, Greenwood; A. C. Flumer-  felt, Grand Forks; Chris Foley, Vancouver, and H. G. Seaman, Rossland.  Thursday of this week the legislative  assembly met at Victoria in due form.  Political prophets predict a short session this time, but there is ample opportunity (or several new deals in the  meantime.  Curious Fact���It is a curious fact  that of all the illusions th.it beset mankind none is quite so curious as that  tendency to suppose that we are mentally and morally superior to those who  differ from us in opinion.��� The Philistine.  Officially Lost ��� Latest ieports  from China are to the effect that the  Empress Dowager bas officially lost  herseK. It would have been infinitely  better for China and the peace of the  world if she had made herself missing  sometime ago.���Vancouver World.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  .The one.big "Don't'.' in advertising  is; "Don't let up."  j Newspaper advertising is the standard by which the value of all advertising is appraised.  It is believed that a small ad all of  the time is better than a large one inserted at long intervals.  A few well chosen words; an idea  clearly stated, concise, specific ��� and  the short advertising' tale is told.  The advertiser should see that his  ad appears in every issue of the paper  he uses.. The good "advertiser- never  gives people a chance to forget him.  j World Wide Mining]  j B- C MINING j  The Highlander mine at Ainsworth  will start up again.  'Ihe British Columbia Institute of  Assayers has been incorporated.  Rossland mines shipped 7,��7�� tons  of ore last week, making 90,046 tons  tons for the year.  The conciliation committee of the  Mining Association will be asked to  settle the Extension mine trouble.  A cyanide,plant is to be installed in  connection with the ten stamp mill of  the Bend'or mine on Bitdge livei.  The Vulcan smelter fortheLaboreis  Cooperative ariived at Golden last  week and is being put in the building.  Trail lead refinery is closed down as  the lead furnace was shut down by  shortage of fuel owing to the Fernie  stiike.  Rich placeis have recently been  found on the Fraser river, neat Yale.  From $15 to $70 pet day pei lockei i*  the reported clean-up.  The Canadian Mining Institute will  -hold'a-mee'ting in B.C. simultaneously  with the visit of the American Institute of Mining Engineeis.  The Trail News sajs plajis aie  lapidiy maturing for the constiuction  of a slime treatment plant to nroilwe  fine silver and fine gold at Tiail.  Kamloops is to be congratulated on  having a proved mine in the Iron  Mask. Capt. Argall ieports: "Oiein  sight, 6,500 tons high giadc oie, gioss  value $600,000.  .The Golden Board of Trade will  take steps to reply to the attack made  on the Laborer;,' Co-operative Mining  Association by the editor of Iron O-e,  of Ishpeming, Mich.  The Yreka Company has closed a  contract with the Crofton smelter to  supply them 100,000 tons of oie. The  prosp.-cts are exceptionally bright for  the coming season at Quatsiuo mines.  Successful experiments have been  made in concentration of ore iiom the  Rockland, one of the gold-coppei properties on Red Mountain, near Lake  Slocan. This mine it owned by Jay  P. Graves and Frank Watson of Spokane and J udge W. W. Spinks of Vernon, B. C.  The profits of the Tyee mine for  February were over $25,000. Through  the nresence of an excessive amount ol  zinc, the matte produced in January  was not up to grade. The London  management, however, now assures the  shaieholders that all initial difficulties  have been overcome.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACC.DENT.  Coinrais8to��er for taking AffldavlU.  Phoenix, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Rarrister and Solicitor,  notarv public.  PHOENIX, B. C  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  ReiMiUr communication fi p. in. -ec  ond Thursday of each mouth.  Hmergeiit meetings ascalled; Masonic  Halt, Morrison-Anderson block.  W. I.. GERMAIHK,  Secretary.  F. L. COCK.  W.  M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  t      No. 155.   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   : ers' Union Hall. ���   I'D. BIOWN. lJie��. AUGUST 1'U.GKR. Sec'y  Do You  Take  THE PrONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and hot by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00,  It costs only $2.00.  PHOENIX AERII  NO. IM.  Meetings on l'rlda;  nl 830p.m.. Miner*  UuiJii Hull.  Visiting   biethrci  . cordially Invited.  HALL. Pre��.        WM. PLUMING. Seci  GEORGE GIBSON  Sll.iVINO PARLORS  and HAH I ROOM.  Phoenix, B. C.  Grnvcs-williftiiis' Block, cor.  l'lrst anil Old Ironsides Ave,  A  EDITION],  Webster^  International  Dictionary'  A Dictionary of ENGLISH.  Biography, Geography. Flciism. ��������  New PUtes Throughout  25,000   New Words  Phraaes'   and   Definition*  < Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., L.L.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists. -  Rich Bindings , 83M-P����������  5000 Illustrations           Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  JtjSJ*  PHOENIX, B. C.  It D: PALORCIA.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AND SJIOES MADE TO  ORDEK.  PRAC1JCAI.   MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTV.  Fhon on Dominion Avt'iuie  Phoenix Home Brewed  ^  LAGER  BEER  Itrew <1 liy 11 1m.hi" int-tiimion, linn piou-n  tin' it ft m d Inn- iiiiuie n  Host of Friends  who icBiHv lo ito Gooil Q' aliii. H  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JULIUS-MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix.  Lion billing works  1 JAS. McCREATH, Prop �����������������  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEET? AND CIGARS  Kole Agents for Kelchsquelleii Sellers' Blue Label Brand the most  healthful unit reficshliifCorMlneral Waters.  ri.one or-lcn Solicits.        GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  __ The~International was /rst issued  in /Sao, succeeding the " Unatridgtd."  The New Edition of the International  was issued in October, jooo. __ Get the  latest aud best.  We also publish  Webster's ; Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glosnary ol Scotiibh Words and PhrascSj  " First class in quality, second class in size.  Specimen pages, eic. ol both  books sent on application.  G.6C.MERRIAM CO  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  ;   ''- Some time in September the British  " parliamentary'party will visit Phoenix  "itl the course of the trip through Canada.    This is but one of several  note-  able parties that will inspect the great  mines of the Boundary this yeai.  Is the coal miners' strike realy settled for two years ? There has been  such a surfeit of unrest in East Kootenay that it is to be hoped, for the bene-  r-6t of the entire country, that a long  season of prosperity will now ensue.  Yielding .to pressure from British  Columbia, Premier Laurier has at last  introduced a measure in the Dominion  parliament raising the headtax on Chinese lo $500. It is pleasing to note  that this time "impetiaS reasons" have  j'jnot operated against the measure ��� at  teast, not yet.  A dispatch from Winnipeg states that  W. A. Campbell, once of Toronto, has  made so much money in the newspaper business in Oregon, that he is now  investing his spare coin in some 6,000  Smelter men state that the Salt Lake  valley mining properties are outputling  3,Soojooo pounds of copper monthly.  The gold output of the Canadian  Yukon since the country was first  entered by the whites exceeds $8o,-  000,000.  While there is abundant proof of the  richness "of Tonopah, Nev., suspicion  is growing- that the boom is being overdone by reckless promotors.  The Droduct of the Amalgamated  Copper company being about 150,000,-  000 pounds annually, the advance ofa  cent in the pi ice of copper increases the  earnings of the company $2,500,000.  Mr. J. Whittaker Wright, the London promoter under arrest in New  York, has an allegation pending against  him of contributing to a deficit-of one  hundred million dollars in his foreign  financial. achievements.  Amalgamated copper experts confirm  the report that the trust is negotiating  for the Champion mine of the Lake district, which they say can  be  made to  produce 20,000,000 pounds, making it  second  to  the Calumet and   Ilecla  properties.  ' Mine operators of Southern Sonoia,  Mexico, are said to contemplate shipment of ore to Germany  for smelting,  the method of handling being  preferable to sending via lailroads to   Mexican and American  smelters,  because  trading vessels will take the ore as ballast.  Hutte has .some deep shafts for  mine operations. During the latter  part of lact year an additional 100 feet  was added to the Anaconda, St.  Lawrence and Never Sweat shafts,  making them 2,000 feet each. The  High Ore, Green Mountain and Diamond and Mountain Consolidated  shatts are each 9,209 feet deep..  Domln'on Redistribution at Last.  A plan for redistribution of British  Columbia constituencies has been decided upon. Under it Yale-Cariboo  is divided into two constituencies by  a line running north and south.  New Westminster is retained practically as at present.  Burrard becomes the constituency  of Vancouver, thus getting rid of the  present confusion.  Victoria loses one member.  Vancouver district as'now represented by Ralph Smith, becomes Nanaimo.  A new constituency is created called  Comox-Atlin, which aiso includes Cas-  siar.  A  Good   Word  for   Chamberlain's  Remedy.  Cough  "In December, 1900,1 had a severe  cold and was so lioarstj that I could not  speak above a whisper," says Allen  Davip, of Freestone. N. Y. "I trie;!  several remedies lint got no lelief until  I useil Chamberlain's Ooiitfh Remedy,  one bottle of which euied rnis I will  always speak anood word for that medicine.'"   For sale by all druggist e. *  Spokane fi and northern  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN R'V.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  %    V., % and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route between all point* east  west, nndsoitlh to Rossland, Nelson and all in  tcrmediatf points; connecting at Spokane win  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R S  N. Co. , 1 -  .  Connects nt'RoS'jIlmd and Nelson with Canadian P.icific Railway.  Connects atNeleou with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Curlew with stajje foi Green  wood and Midway. B C.  Buffet cars run on passenger trains bi tween  tneeu Spokane and Republic,  HFFECTIVK NOV, ji   1003.  Leave. Arrlvt  o-��sa ra Spokane -..5-45 P- m  .0.15a. ui Rossland S!,�� P "'���  7 co a. m :.Nelion A .8.00 p. in  u 00a in  Grand Forks 4:000.111.  10.24 a. in Curlew 4*1 P. '�����  g 15a. 111 Republic 5'4�� P-m  II. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Ascent.  Spokane, Wash.  M  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT &GILMAN  VANCOUVER, B. C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  E  THK  VANCOUVER ASSAY OKV1CK  ,,' listnblished 1890.  Minerals Identified and Their Values Kx-  P,nlaed-    FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You a Plice or Doubtrul Kock? Just  Mall It to us. Mill and smelter tests lip lo  4000 lbs.   CheckiiiK Av-a> s a Specialty  palace livery SiaPies  I he best established,and reRtilaied hostehy ui the ISoun-  dun- We are centrally loiated in our new stables with  n'rt inplete outfit 01 Saddle and Driving Horses. The  best of rigs.      Panie*  driven to any Houndary   point.  Mclntyre & HcDonald, Props.  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AND'  Of every description can be obtained at Eastern Prices at the  DAILY NEWS,  NELSON, B. C.  First class work and stock guaranteed.    Estimates furnished.  Application  for Transfer of Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will  make application to the Board of Licensing Commiscionerfl of the City of Phoe-  nisrttt its next meeting for a transfer of  the liqimr license now held by me, to sell  liquor by retail in "Muck's Hotel," situated on Dominion Avenue, on Lots eleven (11) and twelve (12), Block live (5)  Rumbergn's addition to the City of  Phoenix, to .Tames B, Moianlay.  Dated this 3rd day ol Fcbruaiy A. D.  1903.  G. W. Rumberger,  Assigned Ira \y. Black Estate.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  .. NO!JCE.  Starve-out  Junctional oltwral  Claim,  cittiBtein the Kettle River Mlrilnu  Division of Yule District.     Where  located:   In Skvlark Camp  Take notice that I, John  W  Nflmin.  L'ree Minci's Oilifi .itcNo. B 54917, intend, sixtv <laya fiom the date heieof, to  apply to llie Mining Recorder for aCer.  titicate ol Improvements, fir the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that  action,,  under sec i 11 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of sncli  Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this26thdavof Maich, A.D 1903.  John W. Nblbo.w  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar muiie f..r the Cliiiw, Milwaukee & St. Paul KmHmhv. kn>>��n all  over the Union ns the Gnat )'ail way  running the "l'lmiei-r l.imitid" !'��'���";  overv day and ni(tht lu-tween ht. I ani  ami 'Chicago, nnd Omaha and Cliicap;.  "The only perfect trains in ihe uoill.  Understand: Conmrtluim are made  with All Transcontinental linep, assuring to passengers the hept m-rvu-e known.  Luxuiiouscoachep, eleclnc lufiith.HlMiin  heat, of a veiity iqualed by no other  line.  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Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  PHOEN8X, B, C.  tfa   Q,FQ-4s   &fUis M(/ .fart" sfaUH/ <&  t  h  'A  r  1  Is',  r-j���5*-v~-��3ftf,=^,?H-J-  ~-w^-"F?^Sbi1&"  '-LZL. "      j " ��    '      1 ^ -"���" ��� ~- 7"���^���-|i,i,7��iiiii imT  mrxvjmrSWiTl^TtA  h^^^^t^i,^^tmm^"m^m^^^4 Vli'f-'t'ril  -   -t   "������?rl  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ���VIS  ���      V  i      ,���*  ft?  i-.i  1:1  i   "��   �� ��������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������4-��f44^44 �������������������� ���  ���    ��� 1     U TT      9  t  "Slrongesl in the World.  ;:   Assets $ 330.568,063 49-  '������  Surplus $70,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606 607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  TAX SALE OF  MINING CLAIMS  4  L. ty. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C. J  i P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  e  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CRKKK, RKUENWOOI), II.  HEADQUARTERS, NKI.SQN, II. C.  C.  ;... Wholesale and Detail ileal Iteknb.  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Don't faii to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give you  some valuable information and assistance.' 5,3'9 miles of track, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  Ym particHlars.rpgftr.dingfrejght or passenger rateVca|| fin Pr address.:  j. Q. MNpgA'Yi T.F.''*;i��.A.,- ����� H. THUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  i4a   Third St., PORTLAND, ORE,  Better Siationery 'im-l'Joh Print,  ing than that lurm-d out liv the  I'lim-nix Pioneer lias yet to be  prndureili: The proof of the pudding i* in the eating. Give ns a  trial with your ne^t order. . . .  I-10NEER PUB. CO,  ���Phone 14. Phoenix, B. C.  Viiitoria Avenuo, Phoenix, B.C.  In Cottage. Hotel.  Wejrfvaike a specialty  of; Family ar\d Hotel  trade.  Free delivery to all parts of the city.  J;S:McCAGUE, Prop.  JUST WHAT VOU NEED.  Chamberlain's   Stomach  and Liver Tablets,  When you feel dull after eating.  When you have.no appetite.-'  When you have a hail  taste in the  mouth.  When your liver is torpid-  When your bowels are constipated.  When you have a headache.  When you feel bilious.    .  They   will   improve   your    appetite,  cleanse and invigorate yon r stomach, and  regulate your liver and  howels.    Price  25 cents per box.   For gale by nl!  druggists. *    . ;__ __  For a bilious attack take Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets and a  quick cure is certain. For sale by all  druggists. *  Many of Them in Boundary-  District.  WILL TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 15TH  Absolutely No Redemption, Unlets Ibe Art  I* Amended���Many Prominent Properties  On Ibe List.  Many peisons throughout the Houndaiy and Rossland districts aie intei-  esied in ciown-gianled mineral claims,  of which some 418 have been ndveitis-  ed fir sale on the 15th of Aptil at  Rossland fur unpaid tuxes. It is possible a postponement ma) be decided  upon in the inteiim, but unless action  in this direction is taken the sale will  pioceed as announced in the advertis*  ed list of claims.  'The suggestion has been made, and  Smith Cunis, M. I,. A,, has expressed  an opinion on the subject, that a postponement should be granted to permit  of the legislature instiling a redemption  clause in the Mineial Act, As it now  stands, the act permits no redemption.  Once the auctioneers hammer falls on  the mineral claim offered for sale, the  original owneis' lights aie^'absolutely  loifeited and the title is vested without ledempiion in the purchaser. It  has been thought that this was some-,  what of a haidship, although on the  o'her hand it is maintained with equal  vigoi that-a crown grant is merely a  license to an owner to proceed with the  development of a piopeil), and that  if the owner fails to comply with his  implied contiact with the public, there  is no reason in equity why he should  be permitted to lunher hold giound  ihat might be turned to use were others  permitted to secure it.  An interesting point has  aiisen as  the  oultome  of the  advertised sale.  Vanotis owneis of claims have  established by affidavit beloie the gold com*  missioner   that   duiing  the years in  which no  taxes   were  paid  on   their  holdings sufficient work  ($200 worth)  Wis done on the properties to  entitle  the owners to exemption.    Accordingly, in such cases the claims have been  withdiiiwn from ihe list.     The  point  referred to is that no machinery is provided in the Mineial Act for owners of  pitented land to declare that they have  done woik   sufficient   to  procure  exemptions.    In the case of. unpatented  ground the ordinary'recoid  ol  assessment serves as notice lo  the government   agent   that  the ownei   of  the  ground has complied with the act, but  when a cljim is patented no such recoid is required, and  it  is  only  when  the claim is advertised foi   sale that it  develops that the exemption  work has  been done.    A  recommendation   will  be made to  the  government that an  amending clause be added to the  act  covering this point.  ���  Of the 418 claims originally advertised, about seventy have been withdrawn by affidavit respecting exemptions'and. the payment of taxes and  costs. Of the remaining 350.it is safe  to predict that a hundred or more will  be saved from/ the hammer in the  course of the week preceding the sale  'That so'many, claims are advertised  to be sold for unpaid taxes apparently  indicates that the owners thereof do  not consider the properties worth the  taxes, which are rarely over $75. ' It is  a fact, however, and generally known,  too, that this isihe case in a few instances only. Almost every property  on the list has some value which  would make it easily worth the taxes  due upon jt.  Various contingencies account for  the remissness of the owners. In  numerous instances the claims are owned b) more than one peison, and fiic-  tion has arisen between the co-owners  as to payment of taxes, or one owner  through neglect or nonresidence has  tailed to put up his share of the assess  ment and the remaining owner or own  ers prefer seeing the claim go to the  hammer to paying the portion of the  taxes propei ly payable by a par'ner,  particularly hi view of the fact thai  under the Mineral Act there is no redemption and a clear title passes to the  purchaser. In other instances owners  of property are threatened, with litigation and take this means of clearing  their title.  not easily surprised, but this week an  enquiry was made on behalf of a young  man who is intending to emigrate, and  was also contemplating matrimony.'  His father had urged him to get married before going out, as he had grave  doubts whether there were any facilities for getting married in Canada I  He seemed greatly relieved when one j  of the officials forcibly assured him  that Canada was a Christian country.  BARGAINS  In Periodicals.  To Subscribers to the Phoenix Pioneer.  How to Ward off an Attack of Rheumatism.  '���For years when springtime came on  and I went into Hardening, 1 whs sure  11 have an attack of rheumatism and  e.'cry attack was more seveie than the  preiedingone," saya Josie McDonald.  ���.( Man, Logan county,' West Va. '"I  tried everything with no relief whatever  until I procured a bo tile of Chauiler-  luin's Pain Balm, and the tint application gave mo ease, and before the first  lnil tie vwiv used 1 felt like it new person.  Xow 1 (ei-1 that I am cured, but I always  k<ep 11 bottle of Chamberlain's Pain  I'.hIiii in the boute and when 1 feel any  >-ymploiii3 of a return I toon drive it  11 way with one or two application!) of  this liniment. For salb by ail druggists.*  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  News depot  The Nelson Daily News is the best  daily in the interior. Get it from your  local newgdealer, .;,  j By special arrangement we are able to offer some of the best values in  ��� peiiodical subscriptions yet made. No one who reads should let this offer  ' pass witout ordeiing one or more of the combinations: Send them to your  friends as presents���a little money will thus go a long way. The combination  price pays foi a full yearly subscription to each periodical in the club. Subscriptions may be new or renewals, and will be sent to one or to diiTerent^ad-  dresses.    The Phoenix Pioneer mustjie included in every combination.  Special List of Strong and Attractive Offers.  EXAMINATION FOR ASSAYERS FOR  LICENSE TO PRACTICE IN  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  JN' accordance with section i> of the "Bureau  of Mines Act," eismluatloiis (or efficiency iu  the practice of assaying will be held at Nelson,  B C.,on 27th April, 1903, aud on such following  days as may be I omid necessary.  Kiltrmice for any examination must be made  in writing to tht secretary of the Board ol Kx-  aniisieirt, at least fceveu days befurc the date . ft  fur beginning of examination, and must be ac  cuinpuiilcd by Ihe prescribed fee (�� 5).   ���  The exuiiiliinlloii will consist cliiefly of the  |iiactlcal assaying of samples, and while Department of Mines will provide all the apparatus  and chemicals usually necessary, it will not uu-  (lei take to provide any special pr unusual appli-  auces or chemicals which might be called for,  and if a candidate should requite such he will  have to provide them at his own expense.  Candidates must provide themselves with such  platinum \111re and sets of weights as they may  require.  The Department of Mines will make no charge  for the use of chemicals or apparatus, but a candidate will be charged fur all breakages or unnecessary loss caused by hint  Any additional iufuriuut.ioii desired may be ob  taiued from  II. Carmlchael, Sccretaiy, Hoard of  t-xauiiiiera, Victoria.  F.  G   PRIOR.  Minister of Mines.  Department ol Mines.  Victoria   B. C, 17th March, 1903  CLASS A.  Phoenix Pioneer  12 00  Success   1 Oil  Cosmopnlitan  100  Frank Leelie'd Popular Monthly . 1 00  Everybody's Magazine , 1 00  Good Housekeeping  1 00  Woman's Home Companion  1 00  CLASS R.  Hi-view of Hivii-we   World's Woik '.   ..  Current Literature   Ci.uiitry Life   Lippincott's Mamtsiinc'...,  Art Interchange   C'Hiiiidiiin Magazine   The Indenpedent   Bitds and Natute    1 50  All Subscriptions May Be Either New or Renewals.  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IJIfectlve Dec. 3j 1902  Arrive  Daily  Wflnteil to Get Marrltd,  According to a London exchange,  the profound ignorance concerning  Canadr. which still exists in England  after the extensive publicity which has  been given during recent years to the  affairs, of the Dominion is most extraordinary. The officials at the Cana:  dian emigration office hay.e seen, so  many instances of this  that tl^ey are  7 45 a.m. VAST MAIL���Tu and from  Coeur d'Alene district, 1-arm-  lilgtou Garfield * olfix, PulU  man, *Moscow, *Poiueroy,  Waitsbuig. Da> ton, Wa 11 a  Walla, I'ei dleton, H,iker City  and all points Hast 6.25 p.m.  4:15 p. m. KXPRKSS���For Fariuiugton  ��� Garfield, Colfax,   Pullman,  Moscow,Lewiston, Portland  6an Francisco, Baker City  and all points EAST.  EXPRESS ��� From all points  East, Baker City, Sail Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Farmingt,oii.....'....��� 9.30 a. m;  *Kxcept Sunday. ' .  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San FranciseorPortlfuid Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock,  Portland,  at 8 p. m. mill from Spear Street wharf, SanFran-  clsco, at 10 a. ill. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all 8. V. & N. Stations.  For further Information as to rates, time of  trains, equipmeut, etc.,address  GEO. J. MOHLER, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave.. Spokane. Wash  TICKETS  TO. ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace ami Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Buffet Smoking Library.  I  Fast Trains at Convenient Hours  Bet. Spokane and Puget Sound  For rates and folders and full information renBidinir trips ca]! qu or address  any agent V. V. <fe K. or S. F. & N. Rys.  A.B.C.DisK.srsTo.v,  G. W. P. A.,  Seattle, Ayfash.  H. Bbandt,  C. P &T. A.,  Spokane,Wn  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Dominion Mineral Claim, situate iu the Grand  Forks Mining Division of Osoyoos District.  .Where located.   On Lookout  Mountain, nnd  near the Lookout Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M Johnson acting  us agent for J P. Shannon, Free Miner's Cert'5-  Cltte No. II 54495. intend, pixty days from the date  hereof, to nppiy lo the Milling Recorder for n  certificate of inipro\emcnts, for the purpose of  ohtainiiig a cronu grant of the ahove claim.  And further take notice Hint ac'ion, under sttc-  ti.Mi 37. must he commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of iiupro\einents  Dated this uth day of July, A. D., 1902.  Sidney M. Joiin-on.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTIL'E.  Big Six Mineral Claim, situate 111 the   Grand  Forks Mining Divibton of Osoyoos District.  Where located- In Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sjdne} M. Johnson, acting  as agent for T. P. Mclutyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. II 51619, audO E. Robinson, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B 580416, intiud, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to tbe Mining Recorder  for a certificate ot improvements, for tbe purpose  of obtaining a crow 11 grant of the abo\e cluun.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of .such certificate ofiiiiprovemeiits..  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D.. 1902.  Svdney M. Johnson.  AN ALL ABIDIN0 FAITH.  Thelllinois Central Ruilroad Company  has anal) abiding faith in the future of  thelireat Northwest. A short time aco,  this was manifested by the establishment, in Seattle, of an agency to take  care of their interests there. The latest  effort is to put on a splendidly equipped  new train service between St" Paul and  Chicago, The new trains will be running Sunday, November 2nd. Thev will  use. their own rails between Chicago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  &St. Loins Ry. track from Albert Lea to  Minneapolis and St.' Paul, running into,  .the Union Depot at St. Paul, which is  the same that Is used by all lines in that  city,  The tram is to be known as "The Chicago, St; Paul nnd Minneapolis Limited,"  and will consist of sleeping, car. bullet  library car and reclining chair car  through without charge between Chicago  and Minneapolis and St. Paul. Dining  car service will also be maintained, sui -  per being served ont of Chicago and  iireakfast into Chicago. Trains will leave  St. Paul at 7 10 p. in. and arrive in Chicago 9.30 a. in. Leave Chicago at 0.10  n. in. and arrives at St. Paul at 8.40 a.  m. making close connections at St. Puul  wish nil western lin"s. Tickets can be  purchased via this line, in connection  wild all western lines, at. nil stations  For further 'iiforinalion regarding  rali-R. routes, time, etc., call on or address,  B. H. Trumiiitm..  Commercial Agen HI. rent. R. R.  142 Third St.. Portland, Ore.  Paul B. Tiiompsos,  Freight & Passenger Agent,  III. Cent. R. R., Seattle, Wash.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that having  based tbe Central Hotel, corner Second  StreetandOld Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B. C.,to Frank Anderson, I am not  responsible for any debts contracted by  or agairiBt said Central Hotel from the  1st day of November, 1002.  Augi-r J.ickso.v.  Skate Sharpening  PROMPTLY DONE  Chas. Sandberg, Phoenix, B.C,  Leaye skates at M^RaeNj ato,re.  There are just  Two Kinds of  JOB PRINTING  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer ancl���the other kind. . .  JZ?  Ours is Said to be the Best  jZ?  When you want something  Neat,  Clean,  Attractive  7tf OFFICE STATICNERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical  department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Don't you want to read the news ot  the day while it is news ? You wil  find it in the Daily News, Kootenay'.1-  live daily, publish d at Nelson, B. C..  at 50 cents per month by mail. Cat  bo hnd also of your local newsdealer  on day of publication.  The property now occupied by  the postoffice, and known as the  it  PHOENIX, B. C,  Is For Sale,  PRICE, $3,000.  Apply lo  A. H. Sl'ERRY,  Greenwood,   15. C.  vou should bnv.  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BKST quality  Refaune it Is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST;iiigb,grade;l,0  or 25c plug  Because tbe TAGS ARK VALUABLE for  premiums until January 1, 1909  Because we GUARANTEE every plug and  Because YOUR DEALER IS AUTHORIZE!/ TO    REFUND   MONEY  IF   YOU   ARE   NOT  SATISFIED  The Eu.mbe Tobacco.Co., Lto  Anecdotal.  yjjlllp It, sent a young nobleman to '  Home to congratulate eixtua V. on hla  ���xaltatJon. Slxttu was dlssatUfled at  ��o young an ambassador being sent,  and, with bis usual tmnkneas,. ��ald.  "Does your master want men, that h��  sends to me a beardless ambassador?"  "Had my sovereign thought," replied  the haughty Spaniard, "that merit consisted In a beard, he would have sent  you a goat." -  ���  Charles Keaii <ud James Wallaelc  were once playing In tWe private  theater at Windsor Castle, and the  actors were somewhat chilled by the  lack of hearty applause to which they  were accustomed In public. At the  end of one act there was a .slight sug- ,  gestlon of hand-clapping and exceedingly gentle foot-tapping. ���Wallaelc.  pricking up his ears, enquired, "What  Is that?" "That, my dear Wallack,"  Kean replied, "Is applause." "Bless  me!"-exclaimed Wallack. "I thought  It was somebody shelling peas."  Bishop Potter Is accused of bavins  given currency to the following anecdote:    A Chlcagoan  had  been   taken  around Boston all day to observe her  bulwarks, but had failed to exhibit any,  of those 'symptoms of paralysis which'  are acceptable to the Bostonlan mind.  "Now   confess,"   said   the   Bostonlan  host, after the burden and heat of the  day,  "isn't  Boston  a unique  town?:*  "Unique?" mused  the Westerner;   "I  believe that word Is derived from two  Latin   words,   unus,  one,   and   eqtius,  horse.    I  think  Boston  is  a  unique  town." ���, f  Walter Dean, er��� oncd hired an artist to paint his portrait, with the stipulation that the picture would not be  accepted and paid for unless It looked  like himself. When the portrait' was  completed it was sent to Mr. Dean,  who did not recognize himself, and  absolutely refused to pay the painter.  The painter sued/ and Joe Strong, the  artist, was called in to give an expert  opinion. "You1 see the portrait of Mr.  Dean?" tbe lawyer asked. "No," said  Mr. Strong, "I do not." "There it Is,"  said the lawyer, pointing to the big  canvas. "I don't call that a portrait; T  call .that a map of Mr. Dean," Bald Mr.  Strong. , r  "Down In South Carolina," says Congressman Talbert, "I once attended a  colored church. The preacher, one of  those negroes with an oily face and  big spectacles, was talking about the  prophets. He had taken an hour to  discourse upon the major prophets, and  then he took up the minor ones. > In  course of time he reached Hosea.' 'My  breddren,' he exclaimed, 'we come now',  to Hosea. Let us consider him. Where  shall we put Hosea?' At that moment"  an old negro, who had been peacefully  slumbering In one of the back pews,''  woke up 'and looked at the pastor.  'Hosea can take my seat,' he said. 'I'm  so tired that I am going home.'"  The "Evening Poet" of New --York  narrates that on Washington's birthday a well-known New York caterer  became the possessor of a pair of Eng- '  llsh soles and English pheasants, and '  invited a couple of friends to dine oft  them at the dog show. It was a great  success, but one ot the guests,' remembering the day, said It was far from  patriotic "Why," he added, "here it  is Washington's birthday and we are  dining on English sole, pheasant and  currant Jelly, eating French bread and  drinking French wine. Let's have ,  something American. Why don't you  serve some oleomargarine?" "Don't  worry," was the reply, "you've got it."  "Good Words" prints a little story of  the early schooldays of Lord Salisbury,  when he was Lord Kobert Cecil, which  shows how soon in his. life his conspicuous disregard for dress began.  When he was about seven years old he  came into the nursery one afternoon  on his return from school, which was  held at the old rectory outside Hatfield, and dumped his books into a  corner. "Oh, Betty," he said to his old  nurse, "I wish I vas a oat!" - "La,  Lord Robert," Betty replied, "how can  you wish yourself a beast?" "Oh," he  replied, with a sigh, "when I think of  how many times I n ust dress and undress before I die 1 wish my clothes  grew on my back."  Some years ago a Phlladelpnla  preacher lnaugun.te-1 in his Sunday-  school the practice ct having the children quote some Scriptural text as  they dropped their pennies Into the  contribution box. On the first Sunday  in question, a little shaver walked up  and said: "The Lord loveth a cheerful  giver,", and In dropped his penny.  "Charity ..shall; cover,*-a multitude of  sins," ��� and In dropped the next. "It  is. more blessed to give than to receive," quoted ; the third, and so on.  Just then, up .walked a little fellow  with the unmistakable remnants of  molasses candy on his chubby face,  and, as he dropped his cent, he bawled  out: "A fool and his money, are soon  parted."  The Wit's Hoar of Trial.  Repartee is like tennis. The ball Is  driven backward and forward from  one player to the other, and the  one on whose side it last strikes Is  the loser. It Is a'terrible thing for an  artist at repartee to find that he has  no answer. The 'mere pretender does  not care. He will answer something,  ���o the point or not; but the artist will  not debase his art with a bad answer;  he merely sorrows for a good one.  There was a little Irishman who kept  a liquor shop, and he was noted for always having a reply ready. One day  a man came in, laid a dollar bill on tho  bar and called for whiskey. The proprietor set out the bottle and a.glass,  and the customer filled the glass right  up to the top. "Is it a towel you'd be  wantin'?" the proprietor asked, Implying thereby that the customer had  poured out a bath, rather 'than a drink.  "Look here," said; the customer, pointing to the money, "there's a dollar, you  can take the price ot this drink out ot  It, and If there isn't enough, tell ine  how much more you irant and I'll pay  It but I don't want any talk from a  Mule Mick of a bartender."  The proprietor picked up the dollar  and Jald down 8S cents. As the customer disappeared he walked around  In front of the *>��*��� ind said to a friend  who sat there: "Gas v, I'd have given  me liquor shop to have knowed what  to answer back to that man."  Miss Antiques���Tbey aay his dissipations are telling c -lm. Miss Civ ting  (his loyal fiancee)���Wo: i"s bis trlenda  s-ho are doing all that.  0*  is the lever that moves the business world ��� so the men who  really know, who are conspicuous for their success, assert.  If you wish to reach the people of Phoenix and the Boundary generally, you cannot do it  without using the columns o)  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to  Pioneer Pub. Co.,  Phoenix, B��T  1 'I -'Al  'i.'.vi  jd .���"*,IJ1  Tffl  S.  "***v*r 'T""T���>"nr-;-''"*  -*���   ��  ��� f*��-  -1*1 -..I*  II ��� . ,*&$���*' -"*"  ���r       ��, '���    ,    -       * ,1-" . *!       ~. '     t- * ,' \_*.��      l' ' '��� ��S    "I"      l..l"T     -.       -jW,.   -��� "-���--���.    V-.JS-^    J",    .'���V'"-    *  ."-"���.  !.���"���_     *-������--. j, MEK    W,-V  1 ���-.  fiy. ��� ^-      -a*        t �����   "���        "   "\   rr       ^        _   "Mi       *    ���    f*     -       ���" -   ��     *i r ' ' ' ��!.*��� ���   ,-   ,      -^��.  ^~i^ *^t'    'Lj --T   ' i-��     _r T_^* *" Ml   ��� " .* ^WB^Hi   * .  L       ml*   '  sr  in. 1 *'..���* ��� 4J-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  m  IW<:  ���Aim  ^gi^^H#ll^ilM^lg  This liining Room 's l'iisl C'ass'" cveiy ,esl*-'cl\  ���   Table supplied with the best to he found in the markets.  Well furnished rooms to rent.  C^-fe J&    / _i-   MRS. P. A. KLEIN,   Prop., ���~  Bellevue  11 BRIEF NEWS NOTES  -��  MATTERS OF GENERAL. INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  There are five patients at the Phoenix General Hospital.  Hob Jones left this week for Wales  by way of Denver, Colorado.  Born, to the wile of King Rees, at  Greenwood, March 30, a daughter.  J. Eaton and family left for Seattle  last Monday, going by way of Spokane.  Mrs. Goss, of Rossland,  is visiting  her sister, Mrs. Silas Smith, at Spiori  Kop.  Dr. Matheson, dentist, will be at his  office in the Bank block from April 1.0  to April 14.  George Fraser has based the Boyle  residence on Gospel Hill and moved  his family into it.  A sitting of the Supreme Court is  announced to be held at Greenwood  on the 20th of May.  Quite a number of owners of canines have been contributing to the  city's treasury of late.  W. D. Parker went down to Che-  welah, Wash., Monday, on a visit to  his country place there. ���.���  James Miiner was in Grand Forks  this week where he will shortly open a  branch photographic tent.  Right of Way Agent DesBrisay, of  the Great Northern, arrived in the city  again from Spokane last Thursday.  Mrs. W. Ii. Willcox and little  daughter, with her mother, Mrs. Crawford, left for a visit to Spokane last  Monday.  William Graham McMyrin, government agent at Greenwood, has been  appointed a magistrate under the  Small Debts Act.  The General Assembly of the Presbyterian church in Canada will meet at  Vancouver in June, and the Boundaiy  will be represented.  Neil Hardy went over to his ranch  last Sunday, on the North Fork of  Kettle river. The river rose six feet  that night, but fell later.  A. C. Flumerlelt is quoted by the  Fernie Free Press as stating that the  recent strike in the Crow's Nest has  cost the Granby Co. so far about $40,-  000.  The board of public works of  the city of Phoenix spent a few dollars  ���his week to the best advantage in  clearing the sidewalks on the city  streets.  Joseph S. Carter, traveling passenger agent of the C. P. R., with headquarters at Nelson, was in the city last  Sunday for the first time in many  moons.  Wm MacAdams' Sandon Paystreak  has Ijeen consolidated with R. T. Low-  ery'-s New Denver Ledge, and the two  will also start a new weekly at Vancouver.  Grand Forks thinks the Dominion  government should provide a ,$50,000  Federal building tor that city, and is  taking steps to urge the matter at  Ottawa.  The C. P. R. bridge gang, which  has been erecting the 150-foot trestle  addition to the Old Ironsides spur,  pulled out last Sunday, having completed the work.  The Kettle River Lumber Co.,Ltd.,  is a new corporation formed at Giand  Forks, with $50,000 capital, to take  over the business of Bernard Lequime  and William Powers.       '   '  Advance Ajent Dailey was in town  Tuesday ananging for the production  of Western and Herber's vaudeville  at Miners' Union Hall next Monday  and Tuesday evenings.  Rev. V. M. Purdy went down to  Grand Forks Wednesday to exchange  pulpits with Rev. |. R. Robertson,  who preaches in the Phoenix Presbyterian church tomorrow.  The governient publishes an important notice in another column intimating that no special licenses to cut  timber will be granted or renewed till  the limits have been surveyed by a  qualified survejoi.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Albin's News Depot is the place for  periodicals of all kinds.  Albin has a new line of cigars that  will suit you to a T.  Do not overlook the bit; fJu:iday dinner at the Bellevue Cafe.  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per roo.  Almstroin's chocolates don't inch  this weather, but they will melt in  your nioiiih.  Fruits and confectionery, .fresh and  templing, at popular pi ices. Albin's  News depot.  Those chocolates sold by Almstroni  are,the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried thcni?  Albion's News Stand has received -1  fine  line   of  Holiday  Confectionery.  Do not overlook it.  goous ui 1 iiui..i..> ... 1    Can you make a   heller   present to  the near  future.    Mr.  Brown   was  a  your 'eastern Iriends than a subscription  recent visitor in Phoenix, and'evident- to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  ly he thinks business will be good here      A11 the news ()f llie  Ko,,lenay  ,���d  tins summer.-- Yale in the Nelson   Daily  News.    Ai  Dr. Slack, who was located in Phoe- your newsdealer on day of publication.  nix over three years ago, and who  re-    ' fl-   , ,. ,                ,.,���:,  j.     ��� ' ���     ,, ,, ' .. . ������,                   If you  are a   stranger   come   in,  moved   to  Great  Fal s, Montana, le-     , ��� ,, ..     ",,.                '  .,    ,.  ,��� ,        ,        '.,            .'���   , whether   you want  anything  or  not  cent y died there from   the  results of       ,         , ,      '      ,".  .... ,  '               ,                ....        ,,   1 you re    always   welcome   at   Albin's  an   operation  for   appendicitis.      He"  made  many friends during  his short  residence here.  Some $2,000 has recently been spent  by the government in improving the  bridge over the North Fork of Kettle  river at Eagle City, to protect it  against the spring freshets.  John McLeod, who had been employed at the Granby mines for sometime, left on Thursday's train, lor Toronto, where he will lake a course in  medicine in Toronto University.  II, P. Griffin, assistant to Angus K.  Stuart, who has charge of securing an  ore exhibit for the St.'Louis Louisiana  Purchase Exposition of 190.), came in  Wednesday. Me has already secured  a large number of samples.  According to the Slocan papeis,  Thomas Brown, of Sandon, will .re-.  move his stock of goods Itf Phoenix in  How About  thotNewSuit?  Now that the strike is over and things  are beginning t<> look UP' >'ou  should place your order for the  Spring Suit or Light Overcoat.  We have received some of the choicest  imported goods for spring trade  ever biought to Phoenix, and will  make, up goods with the best of  'trimmings, and guaianlee a fit.  Todav is a Good  Time.to .Call.  R.  HORRELL,  "Bob, the Tailor," :  Knoii Hili. Avknui;, Phoknix, P., C.  Where We Shine.  We make a,specialty of Watches  llint will keep the very best of time  Being official lime inspectors for  the C. P. R- for the entire Botin-  dn'ry, it can readily be noted that  we must have the coned time.  We keep the finest and most ac-  tutate movements made, and can  furnish them on short notice,  O.E.DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official   C.l'.K. Time   Inspector.  Thank You!  For havii.g favored us with you  patronage. We trust you are s<  well pleased with youi purchase  that 'you- will visit our store  again whenever in need of anything in the diuii line. It h  our purpose to give our cuslom-  eis exactly what they want and  al prices as low ns the qudit)  (>l the goods' will allow.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  ��� 1 iw.i  Of 11  At the quarterly meeting ol the  Methodist church, held lasl week Friday, reports were1 read from the different organizations, showing the work to  be in,a progressive condition. Rev.  J.'. I). P. Knox, of Greenwood, presided  at the meeting.  Chief Electrician Lane, of the  Granby smelter, came up from the  Forks this.week, to reinstall the transformers at the Cascade power substation, which' were boirowed some  months ago for use at the Granby  smelter, the ���.new transformers having  arrived from Peteiborough, Ont.  j The ladies of the city will have  charge of the supper for the' Hockey  and Curling clubs' ball, which takes  place at Miners' Union hall on the 13th  inst. The supper will be .served in the  Miners' Exchange hotel, opposite the  hall. The ladies will hold a , meeting  next Monday at 2 p. ni. in Hardy-  McKenzie hall, to perfect details.  NoncK.  Rksphcti.vg Timiikk r,rcKNCi:s.  Notice is hereby giri'ii, pursuant to the provisions urSection 50 of the "l.nnd Act," that in  future no special licences to cut timber on Crown  lands will foe grunted or teiiewed until after the  applicants have had the limits' surveyed bv n  tluiy qualified Provincial Land Surveyor to the  satisfaction of the I.and and Works Department.  :\V. C. WHI.LS,  ' Chief Commissioner ofi.aiid & Works  l.nnd and Wo; ks Department,  '  Victoria, II. U., 26th March, 19-3.  ��  Church Services  Tomorrow.  Catholic ��� Mass will he held tomorrow at 10 a. m. and 7.30 p. 111.  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services each Siinday as follows: Holy 'Communion S a. ni.,  Morning Prayer 11 a. m., Evening  Prayer 7.30 p. in. Standard time. All  seats dec   Rev. E.'P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:301). ni. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. ni. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. Rev. V. M.  Purdy, B. A., pastor. '  Methodist���11 a. in. 'Talks on the  Life of Christ. 2 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 ,p. m., evening service.   Rev. T. Green, 15. A , pastor.  ���Vour life depends on the proper  compounding of your prescription.  We keep only pure drugs, and  we know how to prepare medicines properly.  Wali Pape*.  We have received several thou  sands  of rolls of,   the  latest  in  WA1,1.. I'A1' 15R from Hi j factory  in Montreal, and we want you to  IF IT COMES PROM isee it,    Drop in ami take a look.  IP. ft  IT'S GOOD!  gW Phone 17.  Kxoii llll.l. A\'K., 1'llOKXIX, HO.  ForSalel  PRICE - $1,200  A Choice Corner Lot on Knob  Hill Avenue.  90(TACRBS  of run ITNK.ST  TIMBER LAND!  One-Fifth Interest in Two  Mineral Claims,  iiniiili' on I hi' iMiad lo Greenwood.''  Al.hO, ISCMK 0001) '  income Bearing Property  for Rent....  Tli'-M'-ro'iiiii'il liuti��i' fur li 10 hihI 1(15.  sii.yU- riMinii' fur .,5 mid upwards.  Tiii.f I'lmUiii rnuiiiH fur $15, 1vi1tr.il,  Ktiuri- fii.iii :',10 lo {00 �����  MINING SHARES \VANTKD,  1 ;-uiiliy Cuii'siiilhUti'il, Waterloo.  I N'MJK'E yi'irr h"uni^ ��i|il b'lougingH  ii'.'iuni'l Ii"' in tln-'l'lmi'iiix Kin*  .WnramvCo. of London, tilt: ulil  it:'i ilih'.  E.H.MORTIMER  ACKNI',  iKAVKS-VVli.l.lAMS PlIOKN IX, H. C.  Hi.ocK,    ������     ���v        I'.O.Hox 33.  Private  Nursing,  By a Nurse of 20 years'  experience.    .    .   ���'.���'���  IS MRS. L. J. DcBray, j|  %&> MILLINER <2rjj  || SPRING & SUMMER STOCK j]  Mas arrived with all the  !   LATEST STYLES IN LADIES' AND CHIL- ||  I DREN'S HATS.    ALSO. CHILDREN'S h  t!  t:  ii  Paid Two Bills.  At Wednesday's weekly meeting of  the city council all. of the aldermen  were present except L. Y. Birnie.  The only business ���transacted, was the  payment of. two'.'accounts, one presented by the Phoenix Electric Lighting  Company for $72.25, and the other by  the Vernon & Nelson Teleuhone Co.,  for $8.20.  Easter Holiday Rates.  The Canadian Pacific Railway,Company is offering reduced rates for the  Easter Holiday Season. Tickets good  going April 9th to 12th,'inclusive; returning up to and including'14th;  Come Quick and Get It.  I have a complete bed room set,  with -kitchen furniture, practically as  good as new, which I will sellfor less  than half.price. Must sell at once, so  if you are interested, call quick at room  2, McMillan Block, Phoenix.  .;...  READY-MADE CLOTHING.  I   ���  ���\ Give mb a call.  !| Mrs. L. J, DuBiuv...  '\ Biner Block, cor. Knob Hill mill 2.:  HrsAlbin Mm..  Experienced  Easter  Excursion  Rates. . ..  RE MARCUS OPPENHEIMER'S ESTATE.  1  . Union  goods:���You   will   find   the  I best lines of union   maile  cigais  and  All  persons   having  claims against,  the estate of  the late  Marcus Oppeu-! tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot,  heimer, of Marcus, Wash;,U. S. A.,  are  requested to deliver  the same to  the  undersigned   at  Phoenix, B. C,  not later than February 16, 1903.  R.  B.  Kekk,  Solicitor, for the Executors.  A new line of cigars at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  Cotton raiis wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest juice paid. Biiiig  em along and get your money.  Apply! to Mrs. II. SMITH,  Care McKcn'zie's Drugstore,  Phoenix, ll.C  Lately Miiner, the photographer, of  late, has heen making a number of excellent inferior views, such as offices,  parlors, sitting moms, etc. Call on  iiiih il you w-sh nnyihinu of this kind.  * MILLINER *  IIAVINO   RttCEIVED  MY  Spring and  Summer Stock  Of Ready-to-Wear  !iesv= and = Children's; HATS  FARE AND THIRD  FOR ROUND TRIPS . . .  giPIUO,ll,l?.  (Icod for Ret urn till April 14.  Complete   Mine Plants  Many of-the principal "mines in liie Dominion have been  equipped by us, and we are always ready and .willing, to  figure on mining machinery. Requests for estimates^ or  catalogues may be addressed to our agencies, or direct to  Head Office, and will receive prompt attention.  ROSSLAND, BO. The Jenckes Machine Compaq  a EENWOOD, B, 0. 35 Lansdowne St. Sherbrooke^ Que.  Fine cigars are the kind that you eh"  joy���don't forget that when you drop  in at Albin's News Depot.  I INVITE THE LADIES OF PHOENIX  to call anil inppect the same. These  goods are all in the lat��?t approved  styles, nnd trimmed with the best quality of material. A full line of trimmings  for reti'iinming.  Having ohlainKl my goods at a bargain I will give my customers the full  benefit of thes�� reasonable prices.���.  MRS. AhltIN ALMSTROM,  Dominion Avenuk.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdeal-  ei's, or by ni,iil lor 50 cents per month.  A Mother's Recommendation.  I have ii'eil Chamberlain's Coujili  Remedy for a number of years ami have  no hesitancy in saying that it is the best  remedy for cdiijjIih, colds anil croup 1  have ever used in my family. I havr  not words to expres3 my confiileucu In  this remedy.���Mas. J. A. Mookk, North  Star, Mich.   For Hale by all druggist.*. *  ������FROM'THE���  NEWS...  fi PEOPLE'S STORE a  Reduced Settlers' Rates Extended  Till June 15,  For lime tables and information  apply to  0. W. Dev,   ; E.J. CoYi.E,.  .    Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, Ii. C.    Vancouver, B.C  "J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Miners'Union Hall  PHOENIX, B.    C.  TWO NIGHTS ONLY.  Holiday and-  ntii'm  PHOTOGRAPHS OF  THE BIG MINES  OF BOUNDARY  W   . .   ���. ' ^W Have you noticed the price of      ��� /Iv  I   Copper Going Up?  |  yi> That means that real estate will also rise in value in  Phoenix.    It is also jfj^  ���'-   absolutely assured that-the'  V. V.&E. Will Begin Construction Work  *.  ity   TckFho��nc No"'28'. PHOENIX,     B.     C    fa  as soon as the weather -permits.'.''  I have a few houses to rent on reasonable terms.  G. W. RUMBERGER,  As  An   Extraordinary   l'heatiical Event.  THE  FLOUR.  Flour has advanced 10c per sack.  "Watch for next week.  Something Real G pod.  THOS. HARDY & CO.  Weston & Herbert  BIG MODERN  VAUDEVILLE SHOW  INCLUDING  HUGH J. EMMET'f,  America's Greatest Veutrllbqiial Comedian.  4���BR AG DONS���4  '���LITTLE. CARRIE  MISS MAY MEYERS  3���ROSEBUDS���3  AND  WESTON  & HERBER,  The King Plus of Mimical Comedy.  WE HAVE A'-;FE\V COPIES OF A  WELL- EXECUTED PIIOTOGKAl'H  of the tix bin Bnunilmy mines that  shipped 500,000 tons of ore in 1902.  The minus arc.'the Granby, f-'isowslioe,  Mother Lode, Sunset, Emr.ia and B.  C. Mine.  As a companion to tlii.- we have a  photograph of ibe three Buiindary  Smelters, viz.': Granby, Mother Lode,  and Sunset, showing iliem iu operation.  Size of each, 10x13 inches.  The two sent postpaid to any ad-  ilress'fpr$1.50.  :      Address  PEONEEBl PUB. CO.  piioenix;, B. c.  'Phone 01.  Refined  Fashionable   ���   Polite  <J*^>  Seats on Sale at McKenzie's Drug Store.  Reserved Sea:s, 75c.     Children, 25c.  General   Admission,   50c. I  'Reduced Rales From the Hast.  . Commencing February 15:11 and continuing until April 00th there will be low  rates in'effect from the east via the Illinois'Central R- R. to all Washington,  Oregon and Idaho points. If any of  your friends or relatrves in theeatitare  coining .west.-while these rates are in  effect, give us their name and address,  and uo will make it our business to see  that they are given the best possible service. We operate through personally  conducted excursion cars, and in fact  give you the.benefit of the latest conveniences known to. modern railroading.  We have 15 different routes between the  east aiid the west, and are in position to  give yon the benefit of the best combinations. Write ur and we will give you  full particulars. B. H.Trumbull, Coni'l  Agent, 111. Cent. R. R., 142 Third St.,  Portland, Oregon.  If. ^  I-fen  '4  11  ���ki$\yyy-y^'y//y;y.i  iV:sa-CT^!''5i^V  '':<'3-y^'-r   '.."..Mi'mi'iimiiniii III ml1" I'miil'BWW*!'!  *^iMmgz?mm  m^^^^^^w^^^^T^m  J-3HI-   m-r ���Sl>^j.'

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