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 ^i\M\Jb Asar:>y  APR10 1906  r>*  ���*    u  rll  "V*  :    <��  ^gaundapy'jYlines Pi reduced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  ^"at/Ve  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  ��lOj  *arr  rt  ��S  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. APRIL 7,     1906.  No.    21  THE    &MG    iSTOPTEr  ��d  THREE MONTHS?322,292 TONS  First Quarter of 1906 Shows an Output of  $1,611,160 in Value.  sa  Copyright   1906  by  Hart Schaffncr W Marx  Sole agei ts for  lajiner &  Of Chicago.  Makers, of High-Grade Clothing tor men.  Come in and see their new spring  styles.  Just Opened up a Shipment  of Outing Shirts Direct  from St. Louis.  Each Month Had Greater Tonnage Than the  Preceding Thirty Days.  sincltiiiv; operations ol the Dominion  Copper Co ;u I'.oimckirv l''a!is, under  ilic Mipiriiiilendeiii, \V. C. Thomas,  has been su.:h tluit, lutipleil that the  hi"h price of coppi-r, i: h:is been finally dt-ciile-l lo (limbic the capacity t>f  the smelting works .* mioii ns possible.  liv rlua lime the <:<��in:i.niv's mines will  also be  prcp.ircii   In  ('leased   tonnage    ol  ��� 1:oilni-e   the   in-  ore    lequired   In  keep ihe enlarged snieit.r in operation  irv^.  ^M^MmMmm^MM^m^m  W*AI_L_  5,000 Rolls of the Season's  Newest Creations, from 20  cents to $ 1 -00 per roll. This  is the biggest stock of New-  Wall Paper in the Boundary.  CALL AND GET SAMPLE  See the  New   Things   in   our  Department.  Hardware  GRANITE CHOPPING DISHES  MARION HARLAND COFFEE POTS  New  goods arriving right  along.    We do  not think we are  going beyond facts when  we say that our stock is second  to  none in  this section.  loi^itwomps^  The end of the firsi quarter of 1906  shows, from the general results, that  the mining industry of Uie Boundary  country is certainly in a most flourishing condition, with every likelihood of  its continuation throughout the year  on an increasing scale, exceeding the  output of 1905 by at least twenty per  cen'. in tonnage of ore mined and  shipped and in the values thereof. For  the months of January, February and  March of this year Boundary mines  shipped a total of 322,292 tons of ore.  A valuation of .$5 per ton is considered  conseivative, when ihe high price ol  copper is lemembered, and this gives a  total valuation for the first quarter ot  this year of $1,611,160 for Boundary  mines' production.  In order to show the progress made  in this district in a year's time, one  must iook at the output for the corresponding months of 1905. A year ago  the quarter showed a tolal output of  230,000 tons, with a valuation of a  little over a million dollars. The increase is therefore, about 40 per cent  over one year ago.  So far this year the month of March  shows the gieate.se output ot the three  months, the total output for March being 112,538 tons, against 105,429 tons  for February and 104,378 tons for January. In detail the output for January,  Febiuary and March, 1906, was reported to be as follows, from each  shipping mine in the Boundary district :  Jau. Hel>. Mar.  Granby mines. 74,995  73>8l4 73. "93  Mother Lode.   10,496    9,824  r6,48o  Brooklyn-Stem-  wi rider ....  Rawhide   Sunset   Mountain Rose  Emma   Oro Denoro..  Big Copper ...  Providence ...  Skylark   Iilkhorn   Prince Henry.  Sally      Rambler   Miscellaneous.  9,920  1.635  3.702  ',3-"4  1,700  172  -95  5��  '5  "5  '2,34-;  784  3.73-  5'2  i,6S3  2,oro  414  75  25  '4,635  9S7  3,740  306  1,323  1,784  3��  40  4'  21  20  '5��  Total. ..104,378105,429112,688  From the above figures it is readily  noted that, even without the increase  ol output, the tonnage lor the full year  of 1906 will exceed a million and a  quarter tons. At the same time, it is  practically certain that all three of the  Boundary reduction works will be  tre.iiing considerably more ore in the  last thiee months of this year than in  the fust thiee months.  Low Grade Mines.  Buundaiy's low giade mines are, of  course, the backbone of ihe mining  and smelting n-dustiy here, anil they  will continue 10 become more and  more so, with '.he inciease in output  that seems u.c-vi'.ible. While they  have shipped ureal amounts of ore  thus far this y>:m, ttie managers of the  several pi ope 1 lies have been looking  cl.isely alter iii wioptneiu and are  keeping well in a.iv.mce with that part  01 the woik. 'I"��� 1��.- 10t.1l output now  luns close to 4.coo luiis each 24 hours,  ami befote loi'-K will be even larger,  lioth the (iiaiibt. 15. C. Copper and  llominion Ceppi; ���"<-' constantly blocking out new a mi l.oi,ei oie bodies, in  preparation for a tonnage that should  be < qual to at least 1,000 to 1,500  tons daily i- crease beloie tbe year is  out.  As an evidence of how the development work is being kept up, it may be  noted that in the last three months the  old Granby mines have had 1,908 feet  01 sinking, lawing, crosscnlting and  diitlinii done, the ("���>  on the $30,000 bond, with more ore  in sight today than at any previous  time. The new shaft and buildings  recently finished placed the company  in.much better condition for economical handling of the ore.  The Preston, Elkhorn, Prince  Henry, Helen, Strathmors and others  in the high grade belt are being operated continuously, also with good re  suits.  Up .the West Fork the strong probability of a railway has had a good  effect, a number of properties being  worked besides the Sally and Rambler,  which are on the shipping list with  high grade ore.  At the District Smelters.  At this time the B. C. Copper  people are taking the lead in enlargement of smelting capacity, work having already started on the excavation  for the three giant furnaces���larger  than any yet erected in Canada���with  which the plant will be fitted by early-  fall. Many other improvements will  be made at this smelter also, including  new ore bins, to say nothing of the  complete electrification of the entire  works of the company, including the  company's mines in Deadwood  camp.  At the Dominion smelter at Boundary Falls the company hat been so  pleased with the results of the operations for the last few months that this  smelter will also be operated entirely  by electricity at the earliest possible  date, the plant for this change having  already been ordered and many of the  motors having been received. A new  machine shop has been built at Boundary Falls, which will have about  $6,000 worth of, up-to-date machinery  when fitted out. This machinery is  now en route. In addition to this,  the two furnaces now being operated  by the Dominion Co. will, it is given  out, be increased by a third and  larger one at an early date.  Granby's smelter has been doing the  best of work, but Mr. Hodges, the  superintendent, proposes to increase  the present capacity of from 2,500 to  2,700 daily to over 3,000 tons per  diem, by increasing the size of some of  the old furnaces. This work is now  under way as occasion permits, without delaying smelting ope-ation seriously. The converter plant is also  being enlarged, and the capacity for  making copper will be considerably increased before the end of the year, the  present output being around 2,000,-  000 pounds monthly.  From the above it will be seen that  Boundary mine managers propose to  make hay while the sun shines, as it  were, and take advantage of the iS and  19 cent copper market, which bids  fair to last some time. There is no  doubt whatever that each of the three  concerns mentioned is now making  good money, the Granby's dividends  being the besl testimony to that end.  Boundary Mining Notes  The diamond drill is now in operation at the Brooklyn mine on single  shift.  At the Gold Drop tbe new tramway  is working and the new ore bunkers  are being filled.  The last shipment of ore from the  Rambler, West Fork, gave returns of  $  1 25 per ton.  DOMINION CO.  IS ACTIVE  Has Resumed Work   on  Idaho Mine.  GRANBY PAYS  A DIVIDEND  the  Will Put   in  a   Three-Compartment   Shaft.  1200 TONS  FOR DOMINION  Smelting  Capacity  Doubled.  to     Be  Order  Placed   for   Mammoth  Blast Furnace.  and the .Monar.h 322 leet, making a  total ( f 2,764 feet since Januaiy 1 si in  Granby properties alone, or over half a  mile.  In Summit camp the Emma nevei  looked better, and the B. C. Copper  Co. is testing the Oro Denoro adjoining quite extensivelv with diamond  drills.  High Grade Mines Prosperin-*.  Among 1 ha many high grade mines  in the Boundary the last three months  have shown good lesults, and it may  be said that these propeities were  uevei in moie satisf ictory shape. The  most impoitaul, the Providence, has  been winking steadily with 35 or 40  men, has shipped some 300 tons of  ore since Januaiy 1st, ami is holding  its own, and Ihe Chicago owneis are  attending stiictly 10 the business ot  mining.  Easily the second hit-h grade Boundary mines is the Skylark, which seems  to improve with each month's work  done.    Some $2 r,000   has   been paid  Manager  Thomas    R.    Drummond  states that the Dominion   Copper  Co.  l)|(Ji' 534 i"1-"1-1 j bas placed an oraer for the thiid blast  furnace for the company's smelter at  Houndaiy Falls. This furnace will be  much larger than the two now in use,  which have a capacity together ol  smelting some 600 or more tons daily,  and when it is installed will give the  company a daily output oi about 1 200  tons of ore, just about doubling the  present output. Tbe order tor the new  furnace was placed with the Trayloi  Engineering Works, ot Allentown,  Venn., Mr. Trayloi, of the firm, having been in the Boundary this week,  settling up the matters connected with  the contiact. It will probably require  four or five months for delivery ot the  machineiy, so that by early fall the  Dominion smelter should be smelting  twice as much ore as is now handled  by those reduction woiks.  By that time also it is expected to  have the matter nl electrical power  settled, so that the entire works may  be operated in Ibis manner, instead ol  with steam as at present.  The success thus  far attending the  A small air compressor is to be installed at the Emma mine, with five  drills capacity.  The Prince Henry Mining Co., of  Greenwood, with a $500,000 capital,  has been gazetted.  The monthly payday, next Tuesday,  should be the best day of its kind in  the history of this camp.  Good ore is reported as being  readied in the south drift from the  -So-foot level of the Bay mine.  Mark F. Madden has taken the E.  P. U. under bond fiom W. T. Hunter,  and will work it through the Gold  Finch claim.  The Dominion Copper Co. is said  to be negotiating with some of the  Copper Mountain mine owners, near  Chesaw, for their Claims.  On tbe return of Manager Rea, of  the Belts and Hesperus, it is expected  that another diamond drilling contiaci  will be let for that property.  J. B. Macaulay has purchased the  Montana fraction, adjoining the Washington and Idaho Jaims, on Wallace  mountain in the West Fork district.  Improvements already started at the  B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter are said to  mean the expenditure of some $300,-  000 in new machinery, equipment, etc.  It is said tbat some 2,000 tons of  low grade ore on the dump of the  Providence mine will be shipped to the  Trail smelter, and that the C. P. R.  will put in a spur for the Providence  shortly.  Foreman Fraser, of the Dominion  Copper Co.'s Rawhide mine, has been  transferred to the Mountain Rose,  Summit camp, where some prospecting  will be done. H. Park is in charge  at the Rawhide.  Work started this week on the O.K.  claim, recently bonded from Sig Dils-  heimer, of Colville, by Greenwood  men for $30,000. It is located near  the Humming Bird on the North Fork  of Kettle river.  The Hamilton Mining Co., with a  capital of a million dollars, has been  formed in Spokane, to develop a high  grade claim of that name, located near  the Trilby above Anaconda. Some  development has been done.  W. S. Macy this week started a  boarding house at the Pathfinder mine,  situated on tbe North Fork of Kettle  river, which was recently bonded to  the Granby Consolidated for $110,000.  About twenty men are now employed  at the property.  Contractor Strachan last week finished the new buildings which he has  been working on at the Skylark mine,  including new shafthouse, blacksmith  shop and ore bins, which are located  at the head of the new main working  shaft recently completed.  East Saturday both the two huge  ore crushers at the Granby mines were  out of commission at the same time,  the No. 1 crusher, however, being  placed in operation that afternoon.  The N'o. 2 ciuihei', at the Great  Northern terminal, has been under repair this week.  A Boston report says that for the  last eight months Granby's earnings  have been $1,250,000, or at the rale  of $156,250 per month. Present earnings being more, however, are expected  to give net earnings of $2,000,000 for  the fiscal year ending June 30th next,  which is at the rate of $14.80 per  share on the new par value of $100  each.  Next Wednesday the annual meet  ing of the Vancouver and Boundary  Creek Mining and Milling Co., Ltd.,  will be held in Greenwood. The  company owns the Sally mine up the  West Fork, one of the best mines in  that section. Out of 205 tons of high  grade ore thus far shipped, the sum of  $16,504 bas been realized, the development going on as fast as returns  were received from the smelters. So  far there have been 1583 feet of  underground development work done  on the Sally. Ralph Smailes and  Robert anil Christopher Wood, ol  Greenwood, are large shareholders.  Raffle  lor Upright Piano.  M.   H.   Roy   states    that    he    will  shortly hold   a   raffle   for   an   upiight  piano,    at    tbe    Butte    Hotel,   where  tickets can be obtained.  An important matter was recently  settled between the C.I'.R. and Great  Northern railway companies, which  means a good deal to this camp in the  way of assisting ore shipments, when  the two companies agreed to conneci  iheir lines at Denoro, a point about  eight miles from here, and where the  lines cross. This was done primarily  at the request of Manager T. R.  Drummond, of the Dominion Copper  Co., who wished to begin ore shipments from the company's Idaho mine,  a property that has never yet sent out  a ton of ore, but which, from the  slight development done, is known to  be capable of a large output. The  Great Northern runs across the Idaho  claim, near the railway station, but  that line does not run to the smelter  at Boundary Falls as yet. On the  other hand, the C. P. R. reaches the  smelter, but not the Idaho mine. The  connection of the two lines at Denoro,  where an interchange of traffic can be  made, will settle the trouble.  An immediate result is that woik  has been resumed on the Idaho tunnel, the face of which is in ore, with  double shifts, while what is known as  the Jersey raise from the long drift at  the 250-foot level of the Brooklyn  mine, which comes up on the Idaho  ground, is now being widened to a  thiee-cotnpartmem shaft, and will have  machinery installed as toon as it is  needed, the company's hoist from the  Sunset mine, in Deadwood camp, being intended for the new shaft in due  course.  The settlement of this matter between the railway companies will result in another important property  being added to the Boundary shipping  list at no distant date, and will eventually mean the employment of an increased number of men. The ground  where the work is going on is almost  within the corporation limits, the long  drift from the Brooklyn mine running  directly under Dominion avenue, one  of the mam thoroughfares.  Same   as  Paid in  January-  $405,000.  Is Due on May 15th and Makes  the Third.  Last Tuesday, April 3d, the directors of the Granby Consolidated met  at the company's office, 52 Broadway,  New Voik, and declared a three per  cent dividend on the outstandingshares  of the company, amounting to 1,350,-  000 shares. This makes the dividend  the same as that paid in January,  namely, $405,000, and it will be payable May 15th. No statement was  given out as to whether this was a semiannual or quarterly dividend, but it  the latter is at the late of 12 per cent  per annum.  Thus far the Granby has paid dividends as follows:  December 16, 1903, $133,630  January 15,1906..........   405,000  May 15, 1906,    405,000  Customs Receipts.  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  Grand Forks makes ihe following detailed report of the customs receipts at  the various sub-customs offices, as reported to the chief office for the month  oi March:  Grand Forks $3,234  27  Phoenix   -,'93  66  Greenwood      2,17��  57  Midway    i.��36 05  Osovoos   Sid ley   Carson   Cascade   Keremeos   Total $943,650  From the east also comes the information unofficially, that by the end  of the current year, the output ol the  Granby will have been increased to  2,800,000 pounds of marketable copper  monthly, or an annual increase of  about 9,600,000 pounds of this metal.  This is said to have had a favorable  effect on dividend disbursments.  PASSED DOCTORS'  $1,000 ACCOUNT  on  164  6q  93  3��  78  8q  5S  3S  29  M  1'otal $9,058  96  Public School Report for March.  Total daily attendance 1509; total  actual attendance 1571J-2 ; average  daily attendance 68.58; average actual  attendance 66.8S. Pupils actually attending during month 84.  Chief   Item   of   Business  Wednesday.  At the city council meeting last  Wednesday, the matter of the account  of $1,000 from Drs. Gordon and  Boucher, for acting as health officers  for the city during the late typhoid  outbreak, was discussed for something  like two hours, and was the chief item  of business for the evening. Those  present were Mayor Rumberger and  Aldermen Kane, Oxley, McKenzie  and Marshall, the doctors also being  present. The bill was finally passed  on motion of Alderman Kane, seconded by Alderman Oxley, Alderman McKenzie voting no and Alderman Marshall not voting. Other bills ordered  paid weie as follows :  Morrin, Thompson ot Co $  3.70  James Turner       ....     6.00  Joseph Lancaster    11.50  C. H. Flood    16.85  Hotel Brooklyn       1.05  B. C. Telephone Co    14.3  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.  Yale-Columbia Lumber Co.  9S.90  16.69  Special Easier C. P. R. Rales.  For the Easter holidays the C.P.R.  will sell round trip tickets, all stations  Port Arthur to Vancouver, including  Kootenay division points at fare and  one-third. Tickets on sale from April  1 1 th to i 6th and good teturiiing till  April   17 th.  Latest Prices in Metals.  Nmv York���Courier, electrolytic, $18.-  25    (<i41S.50; lake. * 18.50$ * 18.75  Bar Silver,��4"j'  I,f.i.1 . *5.25 to $5 :S5.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  ApKtL 7   *oo  rile lollutvu.^ tabic x'ves Oie ore shipments of Itoundatv mines   lor n)oo, foi   K.-i. iu  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905. and 190,, in rcp-iMcl to Oie Phoenix I'loneer-  I  Pus;  A Mink. Cami*.  ��� Granby Mines Phoenix  a  Snowshoe Phoenix  ���~   B. C. (Copper Co.  Mother Lode Demi wood  A   Bonnie Belle Demi wood  T   Dominion Cupper Co.  w       Brooklyn-Stem wndr.. Phoenix  A       Rawhide Phoenix  T      Sun*et Deud wood  W       Mountain Ro-*e Summit  ��      Athcl*tan-Jackpot.,\VeihiKtn-  Morrison Deadwood  B. C. Mine Summit  K. Bell Summit  V Km ma Summit  ^  Oro Denoro Summit  $ Senator Summit  &   Brey Fogle Summit  a   No. 37 Summit  a   Reliance... Summit  ? Sulphur King  Summit  J Winnipeg Wellington  ���  Golttcu Crowti Wellington  V King Solomon W. Copper  �� Hi*; Copper W. Copper  a   No. 7 Mine Central  V City of Paris White's  v Jewel Long Lake  lyoo  2V7  M>JI            looi 1903            I<A-4             t-A'5          -9��<>  J3-- 7^   i-^.S-yi 39J.7.-5 M9.7-J4   05j.-^9   "7.04<->  1,731      ao.Soo 7i, 211      -   i h,jjo !3$,o7-j i7t.-^    174..S67    42,00-1  S.i*��  V9."34  Mi  : (-200  :.S"  19.49-i  47.J-A  t.51.  7.455      '5.7J"  150  14,811  a.S3>-'  5,046  3..U9  ;9,j<J5  ".��7  '5.5J7  1,07b  2,250  ���.���".55��  J.O70  3.'5��  1.759  4,��>6  37,9<o  [6,400  5.45��  112  .164  33  7��5  6.15  ���"���75  (.05  X  Larmi   Sally   Kamhler  Providence   Hlkhoru   Strathmoie ....  Prince Henry .  Skylark ,  A Last Chance ....  Y  K. F. U. Miue.  Bay   Mavin  .   a   Don Pedro   ���  Crescent    Went Fork   West l-'ork   West  l'oik   l'rocidence    Providence   rrovidcuce   Skylark   Skylark   rikylark   Skylark   Skylark   rikvlark   ...skylark   ....Skylaik   Ol eetiwootl  4S2  3,060  890  99J  400  10  .-���5 731  i5.l0.-i  3.^5��  4,747  9.4$5  3."��7  1,833  33  ���50  30  Mi  J93'7  3.41'  lb.xxi  81S  -1.397  6,404  ���  >l ���-'3��  A   ���  4.3S4 ��   >  *>75 Y    ���  -75  ��  7 JO  3'5  Helen    Kuby Boundary Kall.4  t  Republic Houmlary Halts  MincelWneous   A Total, tons     90,00.1  Y Smelter treatment���-  V Granby Co   A      H. C. 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The Phoenix Pioneer
And Boundary Mining Journal,
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1906    APRIL.
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Nearly a Million in Dividends.
Reports   from   Boston   are   to   the
effect   that   the   Granby  Co. will pay
another   dividend   some    time   next
month.    This dividend, like the   last
one, will, it is said, be  at the rate ol
three  per  cent,   making six  per cent
paid in six months.    Three   per cent
will represent  $405,000   that   will be
handed to shareholders in May.   With
a similar amount paid in January last,
and the $166,330 paid in   December,
1904, this will make a total of $976,-
330 so   far  declared   in dividends by
the   Granby Co.      Nearly   a   million
dollars is a respectable amount for any
British  Columbia or any other mining
company to pay out inside ot   a   year
and a half from low grade copper ore,
and   is  conclusive  evidence that the
tide has effectually turned,   and   that,
from this on there will undoubtedly be
a series of these pleasing  demonstrations, not only by the Granby Co , but
by other Boundarv corpoialions.
According to the figures of those
best informed, it requires but $67,000
per month to pay this last dividend,
while it is no secret that the Gianby
Co. is netting about $200,000 mom lily, leaving a goodly sum foi further
enlargements and renewals when needed. Making copper at eight cents
per pound leaves an excellent margin
when about 18 cents per pound is received for the metal. Ol course, this
could only be done, even at the existing high price of copper, by a tremendous output, such as is going out
from this camp daily, .-ibnu' 2700 tons
when everything is normal.
The judgment ot Managei Graves
and those who stood with him during
the years when success was not absolutely assured, it thus amply vindicated and in a manner that is ceitainly
pleasing to them a3 well as to the rest
of the shareholders and residents of
the Boundary. Granby is today one
of the most talked ol copper stocks in
the world's copper markets, and it bids
fair to hold its own for several generations.
Only Purchaser  of    Property   Held   Out For
600 Per Cent Profit.
A report from Nelson states that application   has  been  made before Land
Commissioner R. Renwick for the cancellation  of  the   townsite of Sayward,
situated   on the Columbia   river   and
Spok-ine Falls & Northern railway, six
miles below  Trail,  K.   S.   Lennie,  of
Nelson, appearing for Messrs. JBodwell'
and I.awson, of Victoria, representing
the Say wood   Townsite company,   ihe
chief shareholder in which is E. Crow-
Baker, of  Victoiia.     Under the   land
act a townsite cannot  be sold for less
than $25 per lot.    Some years ago the
Sayward Townsite   Company,   located
by Joshua Davies and passing from his
possession to that   of  E. Crow Baker,
sold a large portion of the townsite to
Hunter Brothers, general merchants of
Rossland,   who   spent   $7000   on   the
purchase   and    then   a few   thousand
more on the improvements.    In addition to this one lot was sold to another
Sayward never came to anything, yet
taxes haa to be paid each year until
the government was satisfied that every
man who had bought a lot was willing
to see the townsite cancelled. Ahum
has been toeing on for three years for
the purchaser of the one lot, and he
was located last month in California,
and was willing to sell his lot back to
the company at a price six times that
which he paid for it in the fiist instance. The bargain was closed and
the townsite will now be cancelled after
formal application to the attorney general of the province, the only man
making any money out of the transaction being the one time sucker from
the states.
Seven properties will be working
this year around Camborne.
Rossland ore shipments for last week
were 6,280 tons, making 78,925 tons
for the year.
The Crow's Nest Coal Co. will
mine a million tons of coal this year,
200,000 tons more than last year.
Last week the Kootenay and Boundary mines shipped 33,173 tons of ore,
making 427,072 ions this year to date.
There will be moie work done on
claims around Golden this year than
has been done for a good  many years.
Five million dollars, it  is said,   has
been offered and refused for the Nickel
Plate mine at Hedley,   in  the Similka
The Velvet-Portland mine:, near
Rossland, idle lor a year, are to be reopened in a few days, the company
having been reorganized.
It is stated that the iron properties
at Bull river and Creston will bewoik-
ed this summer; and at the Imraei
place a steel plant, costing $3,000,000,
may be erected.
'1 he Young Australian group, co1.-
sisting of a number of very promising
claims carrying gold and silver, .ocai-
ed on Phillips Arm between the Alexandria and Dorothy Morton properties,
and adjoining the Empiess group, has
been bonded to Americans for $20,-
000. J. M. Mackiniuin and W. A.
Bauer, of Vancouver, nie the owners
of the group.
From .a 22 inch hole in an immense
ledge of quartz on the Never Slip property, four miles east ol Grand Forks,
exceedingly rich tree gold bearing
ore was blasted out last week. The
samples are the richest ever produced
from any local property before. As a
result of the new find the country
around the Never Slip has been stakr-d
for miles.
George Crearer, of Boundary Falls,
Julius Ehrlich, of Greenwood, and S.
C. Holman, superintendent of the
Mother Lode mine, have bonded the
well known O.K. mine. It is reported
the price is $30,000, extending in payments over some 18 months. The O.
K. lies about nine miles Irom Grand
Forks up the North Foik, and joins the
Humming Bird. The O. K. is a gold
and copper property.
Canada's Mineral Output
A summaty ol the mineral   production of Canada for  1905   has   been issued by the geological   stnvt-y   branch
of the Interior department.    The value
of the mineral pioducts for the vear is
$68,574,707,    or   $2,000,000    higher
than Canada's best year,   lyot,   when
it was  over   $66,000,000.     Last   year
the mineral production  was   $60,073,-
897, or eight and   a half  millione less
than for the past   year.      Last   ye.v's
returns are all the more remarkable in
view of the falling off in the output of
gold from the Yukon.    There is a   'e-
crease in that output of  over $2,000,-
000.    The non-metallic   is   placed   at
$31,123,877 and the metallic  at $37,-
150,830, to which $300,000   products
not returned are added,   making $68,-
574.7°7  •'■   ■••■•      Coal   occupies   the
large   predominant    position,   making
over $17,000,000, and1 when added to
the  value   of   the   metallic   products,
about 80 per cent, of  the   production
of the country is accounted for      The
output of the Yukon gold was $8,327,-
200 and other gold   $6,159,633, making $14,486,833   in   all.      Copper   is
placed at  $7,420,451,   nickle   at   $7,-
550,5*6, silver at $3,605,957, lead   at
$2,634,084 and pig   i on   at   $1,047,-
Wedding invitations and announce
ments promptly executed in the latent
styles in the Pioneer Job Department.
Chamberlain's Salve is good for any
disease of the skin. It allays the itching and burning sensation instantly.
For sale by J. B. Boyle.
Room Up Front.
S. W. Hi lian.
banking business entrusted to our keeping
receives the most careful attention.
FlFTY-TllKB '   B«AN( HKS  IN   I'aSAM.
Correspondent* in all parls or the World.
ei 000 000     I     Wm.  Kakwkll. President.
I'eOO.MO      I     JAB.  MACK.NNON.GenM  MKr.
Savings  Department.
A. B. HOOD, Manager
Phoenix Branch.
Suffered for   Five   Years   with   Kidney aod
Liver Trouble.
"I suffered for five years with kidney and liver trouble, which caused
severe pains across the back and a
blinding headache. I had dyspepsia
and was so constipated that I could
not move my bowels without a cathartic. I was cured by Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets and have
been well now for six months," says
Mr. Arthur S. Strickland, of Chattanooga, Tenn.     For sale by J.B.Boyle.
Tbe Or an by Dividend.
The LeRoi and the Reco recently
paid dividends, and now the Granby,
the big mining company of the Boundary, is about to distribute $400,000
among its stockholders. It will be a 3
per cent, dividend, and will be but the
avant courier of many dividends that
aie to come.
When Jay P. Graves insisted year
after year on adding to the plant and
equipment of the Granby company till
it had a capacity of 2,700 tons a day,
there were a considerable number of
the stockholders who insisted that he
should keep the size of the plant down
to moderate proportions, and instead
of putting the money into betterments
in the mine and smelter, increasing
the producing capacity of both, he
should pay dividends. These differences with his fellow directors were
acute at times, but Mr. Graves steadily
insisted on his policy, and it prevailed.
Had he listened to the protests of the
timid ones, the Granby would be a
comparatively small proposition so far
as dividends are concerned.
Now, however, the earning capacity
of the plant has reached $200,000 a
month, and it is able to not only pay
dividends, but to leave a surplus for
still further enlargements which are
contemplated by the management in
the direction of an increased smelting
plant. There is no lack or ore, but
there is of smelling capacity. The
ledges of the Granby are so large that
it will take many decades at even much
larger extraction than at present to
exhaust the ore. It will not be long
before the size of the plant will be increased to 5,000 tons a day capacity,
and perhaps even more than that. The
Granby promises to develop into one
of the largest mining companies on the
continent.—Rossland Miner.
For Easter Holidays.
The Great Northern are offeiing
rates of one and one-third between
points on their lines in British Columbia, children half fare. Rates return
Phoenix to Vancouver will be $33.40,
to New Westminster $33.10, to Victoria $36.90. Selling dates April 1 tth
to 16th; final return limit April 17th,
1906.    M. M. Stephens, agent.
In the jatiiiut-il   arid   joiinciig
1 was hunirintr to a strap.
Trying    hard   to   keep   from   .-itiini:   in
some total stranger's lap;
Every   time   we  stopped    s-mie  others
gcramt.letl hurriedly ali-mni.
While   with    tones   that   thiiii-il   with
earnestness   the   blue  clad    tn:in
•'O, there's plenty room up   front   thtre
if you'll innveai-ni1* a"d hunt—
Step a little  lively,   people,   for  there's
If we'd   heed   that   little  1-sson  as   we
Struggle   day by   (lay,
Toilinir on     and   toiiini*   onward   in   a
dull, half lu uried   way.
If we'd make a resolution that   we'd do
our work s-i «>-ll
That nnlpss the olheis   hustled   «uM He
- certain to excel,
We   would   feel   a   lot  lf-ss  crowded   as
we do our  daily  stunt—
If we'd "step a  little lively"   there'd be
The Montreal Star remarks: "Three
or four M. P.'s want their salaries- reduced to $ 1500. Their sufferings at
■having to take $2500 are said to be
horrible to behold.
Cauj-bt Cold While Uunlinj a Burglar.
Mr. Wrn. Thos. Lanorgan, provin<-
cial constable at Chapleau, Ontario,
says: "I caught a severe cold while
hunting a burglar in the forest swamp
last fall. Hearing of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, I tried it, and after
using two small bottles, I Wis com
pletcly cured " This remedy is intended especially for coughs and colds.
It will loosen ancl relieve a severe cold
in less time than by any other treatment and is a favorite wherever its
superior excellence has become known.
For sale by all druggists.
Cianbrook is experiencing a build
ing boom.
Victoria will celebrate Victoria Day
by a two days' fete.
The city of Nelson is to have a public swimming bath.
Thos. Deasy, of Victoria, lias been
appointed chief of police at Nelson.
A $12,000 Chinese mission will be
erected in Vancouver.
A branch of the B.C. Fruit Growers'
Association has been organized at Revelstoke.
Latest word from the north is that
all logging camps and mills in that
part are very busy.
The B. C. Marine Railway atEsqui-
malt has contracts which will represent
half a million dollars.
Friday, April 6ih, Vancouver's
100,000 Club celebrated tbe birthday
ot that progressive city.
The Kamloops Conservative Club
gave a reception to the new attorney-
general, Hon. Mr. Fulton.
Matters are crystallizing in regard to
establishing a Baptist college at Sum-
merland on Lake Okanagan.
All the bibles and hymn books of
the Vancouver jail were burned by a
half-witted inmate of that institution.
A new hotel is doing business in
Midway, John Albi having secured a
license at the last meeting of the license commissioners,
A new monthly, to be called the
Keystone Magazine, is announced to
appear May 1st at Vancouver, published by Payne.& Spedding.
J.C.Brown, of New Westminster,
was nominated by the Liberal association of that place, for the vacant sena-
torship. A wire to that effect was
seat to Sir Wilfred Laurier.
There's talk of W, R. Ross, M.P.P.,
of Fernie, being called to the B. C.
cabinet to take the provincial secretaryship in case change is made in the
lands and works department.
It is given out that the laying of
steel on the V.V.& E. west from Midway will be started uiiide of a month,
the grading on the line being now well
advanced toward completion.
A Revelstoke mill owner has hired
50 turbaned Hindus to work in his
s.iw mill. It is estimated there arg
150 Hindus in Biitish Columbia,
mostly all being retired British soldiers,
A number of survey parties of the
G.T.R. are outfitting at the coast cities,
evidencing a determination on the part
of the officials of that company to
commence construction work in B.C.
at the earliest possible date.
In Your Leisure Time
If you could start nt once in a. business which would add a good round
sum to your present earning-s—WITHOUT INVESTING A DOLLAR—wouldn't
you   do   it?
Well, we are willing- to start you in
a profitable business and we don't ask
you to put up any kind of a dollar.
Our proposition is this: We will
ship you the Chatham Incubator and
Brooder, freight prepaid, and
You  Pay   No   Cash  Until
After 1906 Harvest.
Poultry raising- pays.
People who tell you that there is no
money in raisinjf chicks may have tried
to make money iu the business by using-
.setliiijr hens as hatchers, and they
miifl'.t as well have tried to locate a.
tfold mine i:i the cabbage patch. The
business of a hen is—to lay ejjjjs. As
a hatcher and brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of the
Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and
they do it perfectly and successfully.
The poultry business, properly conducted, pays far better than any other
business for the amount of time and
money  invested.
Thousands of poultry-raisers—men
and women all over Canada and the
United States—have proved to their
satisfaction that it is profitable to raise
chicks with the
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r "cE£«rf Stage Line j
Leave Phoenix    -
Leave Greenwood
- Standard Time
1.30 p. in.J
Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.
J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.
•* 0111 iiii-.-ii.il,•*- I'm-
"kirn: AlOilmiu.
'.'""••MX, I;
Hotel Hnlmurnl
Cor. l'lrnt& Km.b Hill Ave.    "HOKNIX, ll   (J
KingEdward Lodge, No.36
■A- K. ami A. J|.
Hernial eoiiiiiiiuiiciilion 8 1.   ,„
oml TlmiKlny of t-ncli nio„i|, '
Hull, McIlHle Hlock.      "'"••u*m>'!U
S,-kl 1-tHIV.
I- O. O. F.
SNowsiiuK l.oi)<;«M,
Mrrt.s every Moncliiy I{vciiinK   m .Mii„.rs- „„,,
Visilill(!   I>rt Ihlrli COIllilllly inviled.
Cha». McCrkiic, N. (I.
liKo. K. Mh*o, Ktx.Scc-y.
Mmcus Mai-tin, I'cr. I
and Union Pacific
Salt Lake and  Denver.
Two Trains  Daily.
Steamship I h-ketB to Kiiropeui,.| „i|,n
foieitrn «'oui:tries.
SpoUiine Time Scliettnl*-.       Arriv.-
Hffeclive Nov. 22 1903 Unil'i'
BEGINNING FEB. 15,  1906.
No. 2—120 Eggs
^     No. 3—240 Egg»
"Youth is tho drab incubator I tin, vo
n.scd, unit I wImIi to »Uito I hull Ui
chick* out of fri c^i^rt. Thin wiu rny
IIrut lot; truly n. Htu per cent, hutch.
I urn well ploiiHcd with my lnuiilmtor
-.nil linio.l■.-:•. Tiioh. AIuNal'uiitun,
Chilli wack, ll.C."
"My flrKt hatch cnuic oft". I got
170 llnoch:c'.;n from 1U0 c:,'i;h. Who
cm lioat Unit for tho flr<.t trial, and
so oai-ly in U10 Kprlnc. I am well
jiluiiiod -with inciitiRtor, and If I
touid not Kot unothcr nionc-y could
not liny It fro:u mo. Every fanner
Hhould liavoa So. 3 Cliiitlnini Incu-
bitor.—K. \V. Uamsav, DuunTllle,
"Tho inriiluilor you furnished mo
vorks oxcoudiiiKly woll.   It iH cnuily
operated, unit only neeclH about l'J
minutes   attention   ovory   day.   It
IUcGukkiu, iloOHK Jaw, V-ksii."
Tlie Chatham Incubator ancl Brooder
is honestly constructed. There is no
humbug ahout it. Every inch of material
is thoroughly tested, the machine is
built on right principles, the insulation
H perfect, thermometer reliable, and
the workmanship the best.
The Chatham Incubator and Brooder
is simple as well as scientific in construction—a woman or g-irl can operate
the machine ill their leisure moments.
Vou pay us no cash until after 1906
Send us your name and address on
a post card to-d;iy.
V.'o r-111 supply you quickly- from our
dliti ihiitinif wati houses at Cah-ai-y, Ilran-
1' in, !:c!*iitn, Winnipeg, New \\ ostuiliiNtor,
II C.Moiitronl.lt illfr.x,Chatham. AddroHH
i.:i c.iiTiMpoiidcnco tu Chatham. 314
Ti,e Manson Campbell Co.,Limited
Factories ot Chatham, Ont., and Dktiioit.
Let  us  quote  you prices
on a dood Fanning Mill
or (good Farm Scale.
via the
Great   Northern   Railway
"The Comfortable. Way"
Route of the famous Oriental Limited
For detailed information apply to
M. M. Stephens, Agent,    or S.G.Yerkks, A.G.P.
7.jja. 111. VAST. MAIL—Tu and from
Coeur d'A Iciie di»lrict, H» mi-
initton GsifirU! 1 olf»jr Pull,
man, •Mokcovv, •Pumeroy,
Walulmtie, Dayton, Walla
Walla. Petri ctou, Ilaker City
and all point* Kaat ».01,
1:30 p. in. KXl'KKSS— 1-or l'ariiiiiiKtou
Garfield, Colfax,    Pullman
M oscow.I.ewiatou, 1'or tla nd
tian Kranciaeo,   Maker   ('Uy
and all points KAST.
KXPHHSS—Krom   al!   poinU
Kasl. Hnkrr City. San Vran.
Cisco, Portland, Colfax, Ckr.
field und Vat-minglou.. ii.jhm.u,
•Kxccpl Sunday.
SHOKT I .INK TO CAI.IKuif> l.-t.
San Kiiiiieitirii-I'ijitlHiiil Iti.m,-.
Steamer* suit front Ainawortll not ;, I'oillalid
at 8 p ill. and from Spear Street wharf, SauHrioi
Cisco  at 10 a. 111. every five day*.
Kor   fill tiler  information   ai*  to talm. lour
train*, cq 11 ipltietit, etc., address
CKO. J.  MOHI.KK.Uciit tal A*...I,
Riverside  Ave.. Spokmi.-, U..I,
Phoenix, B. C.
Seattle, Wash
Phoenix Livery Stable
William R* Matheson. Prop.
FvervthfnO" NpW carriages   and   other   rigs
Delivered to any part of the city.
Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public
patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.
Phoenix  Shoe  Shop.
All   Work   (itiaiantcfO
Imported 0-i<«ls.
MAI>K   TO   ONI-hK.
PRACTICAL    MINKK.V   A   M' >•>-'    •
' I •  I'    oil      I'OIIHI'ii'li    AvrlilK-
Avenge Prices ol Copper.
—New Y"ik—
Klectrolylic. Like.
Month.            UK 14    1,105 l'.NM
Jtuiniirv ...   12 410 15 05 15>..iV*::
Ki-liniiuy. . .l2.(Mi3 15.010 11: *_'lo
Miinli   .     ..12.20S I5.20S 12 25H
\piil     121.22 14 iUS 13 I2il
-May 12.758 14 027 13 000
■Mint!       12.2(i!l  M.II7:! 12.3!Mi
Mily i2 2;il 14 888 12 500
Auguat 12.M42 15.70 12 408
-entciiilier.. 12.491  15 iWo I2.C2J
OetoU-r .    ,12!«M 10.38 Ki 117
Novfiiili.T . .14.283 10.080 14.455
Deci-iiiltt-r . .14.0C0 IS 400 14,850
IS 12>
15 0-16
14 8-10
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If You Do Not Read The
And Boundary Mining Journal
Latest Mloltif   Slock  Caoiaiion*-.
You will not keep up-to-date on the progress
of the
Great Boundary Mining District
In British Columbia.
The Boundary has produced ore valued at nearly
$20,000,000 in a little over six years, and in 1906 its
output is expected to be $6,000,000. It has three
modern smelters—one of them the largest in Canada—
and about 20 shipping mines, sending out some 4,000
tons of copper-gold ore daily.
.Vinci ic-mii Hoy	
Hen ll-ir '	
Illnclf  rail 	
B.C. Copper	
Canailiuii tiolil KieUlx	
Cariliuo. lamp McK {ixiiiv.)_..
Center Star	
Cr.-w's N,»t Pa„ eunl	
IJeni.ri* .Muted	
Ouuiiiiioii Copper	
Klsher Maiden  ' .... .   	
Uranliy CoimollUnteil	
In ten tut tonal Coal	
J umbo	
MomiiiK '.lory	
Mountain I.ioii.	
Moinreitl & iJoMnu	
North Star, (K.K.)	
rian I'oil	
St. Ku^eue	
Tom Thumi	
War HofcleCounoIiilated	
Waterloo (Am  paid)	
While Bear	
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Providi-8  11 Cliriatiun   home  r-ir nlii-1-
^ntH of hotli wexfH ivt intMleriiir (••"*•
Mas a iiri-piirutorr class fur j'liii1"' l"1"''
cute, (loinu gnule |iulilic rrlioi'l "". .'
Iioea hik*li school work, conferH till '"K"
Hthool privileges, ami prepai't-H ■<"' teachers' examinations. TeacheH all liram;""-"
of a Practical Kut-im-HB Connie and |{ivfe
DiplomiiH. Gives a liberal wlucntiu". "|
itB Cllegialo Course and in the Uilie?
Conine, for M.E.L. ami M.L.A. l'> ""''
veraity woik, can take students) lliroiij""
Ihe complete Arts Course, ami ''"',''"
Kiee of K.A. can be obtained f>«"> ,1'"'
<>nfo Univercitv, which the colletfe is '»
lut afllliation."
For fuller information anil terms write
Rev. W. J. Sipperell, U.A., IU) , »>r"'c|-
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books to buy. Send for clrculur. Matin:- »"'' ."
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jjjst Mfo  1$  ?i*.l  ft  ���M  i'k  ��     *$���  AM  THE PHOENIX P1KMESB.  #  r     "    "     "   ���""#"" -   He  I  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Talkkd of at  IlOMKAND KUKWHIkS  Twenty-five years ago it was difficult to  Sell spring wheat flour for pastry at any price.  People didn't want it���they were using  soft, winter wheat flour, and saw no reason  for changing.  But hard wheat flour was persistently  pushed and prejudice has been overcome.  The women tried it, succeeded with it and  appreciated it.���To-day hard wheat flour is  the favorite for  pastry as well  as for bread.  The flour that is doing the most for  the reputation of hard wheat flour is the  brand known as  Ogilvie's Royal Household  It is hard wheat flour at its best���milled  by modern methods, retaining all of the  good of the wheat and none of the bad���  it is without an equal for every kind of  baking in  which flour is used.  Talk to your grocer about it ��� if he  isn't enthusiastic it's only because he isn't  informed.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., L-.it.-.  MONTREAL.  "Og-ilvie's Rook for a Cook," contains 130  pages of excellent recipes, some never before  published. Your grocer can tell you how to  gel it FREE. 4  v*��smtm**ml*\mi\*mmm0��sm*i*mim$t  I Pabst  BEER  After trying all ot! er kinds of beer those who  want the best come back lo the Old Reliable  ��� I'AliST.  Maile in the largest   Brewery   in   the   world,  its sales exceed  that   of all   others.    The   only  [      Beer, and  ALWAYS   PURE.  Jas* McCreath,  Boundary Agent  3*W4r&&3��**fk"*j��4-te��&��  The city fathers of Fernie will not  give the city printing to either of the  papers of that town, and have been  asking for tenders from the outside.  We do not know what the trouble is,  but we do know that if the city of Fernie pays twice what is asked locally for  every job of printing needed, the local  papers would not begin to receive what  is their due, in a public spirited way,  for the good they do the town on the  outside. It is doubtful if any pub  lisher in that section can be persuaded  to tender for the work, but, of course,  the short sighted solons of Fernie can  get the printing from Timothy Eaton  or some similar concern. They will  make a grave mistake, however, if the  order leaves Fernie.  Once again we notice exchanges  coming in wrapped in the leaves of department store catalogues, this being  the season for those voluminous pio-  ductions. There is but one thing  they are bettei fitted for. Being warm  things, they will make excellent fires.  ���M  Over in the town of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, there is a paper called the  I'hoenix, and incidentally the Pioneer  has received mail intended for the  Phoenix. The editor of the Phoenix  recently got off the following homely  bit of philosophy : "A newspaper is  an institution. Some personality major may not be in evidence. But the  life of any community is bound up in  its newspapers. Their interests are  identical."  J. Peck McSweyn, the only and original, was reported to have left Golden,  which has been his abiding place for  some months, and immediately the  Golden Star diJ not shine so brightly,  some weeks failing to twinkle at all.  Once again its rays are noticed, however, which is evidence that Peck has  old John Barleycorn once more backed over the dump. May he stay there,  is the wish of Peck's many friends.  had a touch of it last winter, when we  were mulcted by over $100 for postage on our Holiday Number.  The Cranbrook Herald is ten years  old, and it is only lair to state, unreservedly, that "Old Man" Simpson is  getting out the best weekly published  in any town of similar size in the Dominion of Canada. And he knows  enough not lo tackle a daily, proposition there yet, notwithstanding that he-  prints eight pages and has a typesetting machine.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A inifii nl l..i .k mi' nearly a thousand ������.i-*"*'. useful t-> all ami necessary to  unlet in-n ������'!  11 ���<��� 1 'u ntiy b'auoii ��if t  �� Conner Industry.  Im fart.�� >\ili jimss unifier with the trained scientists, ami its language is  t-u-i|i- unil-r-m-iil In* ilie every ilay m-n.  Il in it 1I1-z ��� 1 b 'oka in "ne, rovering the History, Uses, Terminology, Geog-  taphv, (''colony. Chemistry, Mir.e-alogy,   Metallurgy,  Finances and   Statistics  of  '   M|l|>.   1.  It i*iv s the plain finis in plain Kngli-h without tear or favor.  It  IhLt ami tieM-ril-ei-   ;-{ 8-49  ropper minep nnd companies,   in all   parts  of  the  v tp hi, ���l.-si-riptioiis r.inning  from two lines to 12 paspa,    according  to importance  01 iln- proper!v.  I't.e COI'PKK  HANI)HOOK is conceded lo lie the  World'* Standard Reference Book on Copper  : The miiif-r nei-.la the look for the farts- it gives him about   niinee, mining ami  liii-tal.  ' Tli- investor in-e lt< I lie hook for the facts it. gives him about Mining Inveet-  m �������������� Mini ( opp -r Statistics. Hundreds of Swindling Companies are exposed  in plujn KiiitIihIi.  Pro-is*5 ,bi Buckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morrocco. v\ill  be pent ftillv pi. pud,on approval, to any address ordered, and may be returned  within b Mte.k- 1 ������-.���eipt if not found fully  satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Po��t Office Block. Houghton   Mich.. U. S. A.  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 tl ebhorteH  time with the greatest ease of   p^ration  Write for Cntaloifl  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents.  Phocn.i,  B. C.  f) Gait Coal  <��� _   ��) delivered to any part of    j  (A the city. |  Hay�� Ggaiiiy   g  Oats, Wheat, Fkkd.etc.  Large stock.  dfi        Good D*y Wood.        <��  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  g      Knob Hill Ave.,       oM^l^        Phoenix, B. C.  Application to Transfer Liquor Llcenie.  Notice ie heieby given that we intend  to apply to the Mumd of l/cen-inu Commissioners of the Coi poraliou of the  City of Phot-nix, at Ihe nexl niceling,  f(��i tho transfer of the license, *'<��w held  by u��, to sell liijimis Ht retail on the  prt-ijiises known n�� Summit Hotel, P|ioe-  njx, R.C., to Oxlev �� Hartman.  (Signed)  Makhhall<V Siika.  Dated at Phoonix, B. C,  thia 24th day  olJanuary, ltfOfl.  Application lor Transfer ol   l.lquor Llcenie.  Notice is hereby given I hat I intend  to apply at the nexl. meeting of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  ' the City of Phoenix, for the transfer of  i ihe licen-e to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of tint premises known aa the  Cottage Hotel, now held by me, to  Percy Wilkinson.  Dated at I'hoenix, B.C., this 34th day  of January, 1006.  (Signed)  M. II. Kanb.  Witness���W. Bammon.  When the Granby Co. pays a dividend it is one worth while���large  enough to be seen and noted by the  world ;tt large. A matter of $405,000  in one dividend looks pretty good to  shareholders and fully as well in the  investment world generally. Dividend  No. 3 is now said  to be in sight, and  many more to follow, doubtless.  *������  In the current issue of the British  Columbia Mining Record, E. Jacobs,  the editor, handles I). R. Young, of  Vernon, without gloves. Mr. Young  is now promoting the British Empire  mines, near Vernon, and preparing to  sell shares. The Reco.d calls attention to several of Mr. Young's mining  schemes in the Boundary and Siiiiil-  kameen in the past, none of which  have so far amounted to anything.  Mr. Young is well known all over  Kootenay and Yale, where he operated for eight or ten years, with a brand  new scheme every few months.  Over in Hedley they have a ton-  sorial aitist who rejoices in the appropriate name of Hairsine.     Next.  According to repart, Joseph S. Carter, of Nelson, who has held the post  of travelling passenger agent of the C.  P. R. for several y-ars, is to be promoted, with Spokane as his headquarters. Joe's many friends in southern  British Columbia���and they are legion  ���will regiet the change, but realize  that Kootenay's loss is Spokane's gain.  Canada's greatest railway never had a  more genial official in this territory.  Dame Rumor h.is it that Pat O'Far-  rell, the right hand press man of F.  August Heinze, has recently made a  trifle of $200,000 speculating in Amalgamated shares. Pat is certainly a  picturesque writer, and has likely  made a dollar or two on the side, il  not in driving his quill. He has progressed not a little since he and the  writer of these lines u^ed to grind out  heavy copy on the Spokane Evening  Chronicle, some sixteen years ago.  An order has recently been put into  effect by the postal authorities at Ottawa that will relieve the mails of some  of the cheap American magazines. For  instance, Frank Munsey, of New York,  notifies his newsdealer customers that  hereafter, they must pay eight cents a  pound postage on the Argosy and All  Story magazines mailed to Canada,  instead of one cent per pound as formerly. This means that newsdealers  must sell these ten cent magazines at  20 cents, and that means they will not  sell at all, practically. Jt may be a  good thing to shut out some of the  penny dreadfuls, so called, but what a  mess they do make of it at Ottawa, in  the postoffice business,  anyway.    We  RbeimatlBm Makes Die Miserable.  A happy home is the most valuable  possession that is within the reach of  mankind, but you cannot enjoy its  comforts if you are suffering from rheu  matism. You throw aside business  cares when you enter your home ancl  you can be relieved from those rheumatic pains also by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm. One application  will give you relief and its continued  use for a short time will bring about a  permanent cure. For sale by all  druggists.  Pen Not tbe Only Weapon  Western editors are sometimes held  personally responsible for their comments upon the doings of the towns in  which they live, ancl they sometimes  show that the pen is not the only  weapon they can wield. The Dillon  (Wyo.) Doublejack is a case in point,  as shown by the following dispatch to  the Denver News :  "Two Copperton characters, known  as Hard Pan Pete and Bedrock Bill,  are recovering from the effects of an  effort to clean out the office of the  Dillon Doublejack, a weekly newspaper published here. The men took  exception to a story published by the  editor of the Doublelack, entered the  office and announced that it was their  intention to wipe the floor with him.  The editor, not at all dismayed, seized  a doublejack, which is kept in the  office as the insignia of the paper, and  attacked Hardpan and Bedrock so  effectively that both were laid out in  short order and neither was able to  leave the office without assistance.  The editor escaped without a scratch."  HOW TWO BEAOTIFU  PELVIC CATARRH  :M ESCAPED  SY AID OF PERUNA.  Female Weakness Is Usually Pelvic Catarrh. Pe=ru-��na  Cures Catarrh Wherever Located.  ��-c m ��������������������-������>"'>�����.���# m 1  "���*> �����*> *>������������-�� ���> 1  t Mrs. Lizzla Bedding, 8184 B Clifton Place, St.  I Louis, Mo., writes:  j "I found after trying many different medicines  J to restore me to health, that Peruna was the only  T thing which could be depended upon. I began  "taking it when I was in a decline, induced by  female weakness and overwrought nerves.  "I began to feel stronger during the first week I \  took Feruna and my health improved daily until  fnow I am in perfect health and enjoy life as I '  I never did before."���Lizzie Eedding.  Orip Quickly Knocked Out.  "Some weeks ago during the severe  winter weather both my wife and myself contracted severe . colds which  speedily developed into the worst kind  of la grippe with all its miserable symptoms," says Mr. J. S. Egleston of  Maple Landing, Iowa. "Knees and  joints aching, muscles sore, head  stopped up, eyes and nose running,  with alterate spells of chills and fever.  We began using Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, aiding the same with a double  dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets, and by its liberal use  soon completely knocked out the grip."  Sold by all druggists.  Mrs.   MaWe   Bradford,   13   Church   street,  Burlington, Vt., Secretary Whittler Oratorio  il Society, writes:  "Feruna is certainly a wonderful medicine  for the ills of women.    I have   heard it  spoken of in the highest praise by many,,  and certainly my experienco is well worthy  of a good word.  "I began to have severe pains across my '���  back about a year ago, brought on by a  cold, and each subsequent month brought'  me pain and distress.  "Your remedy was prescribed, and the way  it acted upon my system was almost too good !  to be true.   I certainly have regained my ;  health and strength, and I no longer suffer  periodical pains and extreme lassitude."���  liable Bradford.  Church Services Tomorrow ||  l*a-**5  *a&s**vs*j*0*e-js>Js^a&jHS'.+js+JMSX  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor.  Church of England-Services, istand  3d Sunday in each month, 3:30 p.m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  Thousands of Women Cured Every Year  by Correspondence���This Is What  Dr. Hartman Proposes to Do  For You Without Charge.  Women who suffer should read the  evidences presented here. We have  thousands of letters from grateful  friends who tell the same story.  Half the ills that are peculiarly  woman's own are of a catarrhal  character. Female weakness was not  understood for many years.  Dr. Hartman deserves tbe credit of  having determined its real character.  He  haa  made  catarrh  and   caUxrhal  diseases, Including pelvic catarrh a life long study.  Peruna cures catarrh, whether  of the  pelvic organs or any other organ of the  human body.  Pe-ru-na, a Natural Beautlfler.  Peruna produces clean, mucous membranes, the basis of facial symmetry  and a perfect complexion.  The women have not been slow to discover that a course of Peruna will do  more toward restoring youthful beauty  than all the devices known to science.  Many a girl has regained her faded  beauty, many a matron lias lengthened  the days of her comely appearance by  using Peruna.  In Peruna these women find a prompt  and permanent cure.  Thousands of testimonials to this effect are received by Dr. Hartman every  year. The good that Peruna has accomplished in this class of cases can  scarcely be over-estimated.  I If you. do not derive prompt and  j satisfactory results from the use of  I Peruna, write at once to Dr. Hart-  - man, giving a full statement of your  case, and he will be pleased to give,  you his valuable advice gratis.  Address Dr. Hartman, President  of The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, Ohio. All correspondence held.  strictly confidential. '  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  Xoticu is hereby given that I intend  to apply to tbe B -ar<l of License Coni-  mi.-'sioners for ihr City of Phoenix for a  transfer of the License held by me for  the Maple Leal" hotel to Chart- s Hagan.  D^ted at Phoenix, BC, this 31st  January, 1906.  F. Andbrsox.  "THE   MILWAUKEE"  ���THE    PIONEER  LIMITED"  CHICAGO.  ST.    PAUL    TO  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received   since Jan.  1st, 1905,  to the Phoenix  General  Hospital:  Cash J10 R- Horrell  Cavh $15 ��� J. B. Macaulay  Cash $5 A. F. Berry  Book C����c A. K. H. Clark  Bed IJuen,4doz Hospital Ladiea' Aid  fa��h $50 _ K  T. Bank  Caali |to Jai. McCreath  Cash $35  Cauadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple "Syrup  A Friend  Gentleman's Dreasinu Gown Mra. J. II. Royle  Old Linen Mra. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mra. B. A.W. llodgea  Ca��h Jjo _ A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Hucklesn  There is no Smoke to Equal  ���'Kurtz's Own"  ���Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms"  CIGARS.  Union Made by  KURTZ'S   PIONEER  CIGAR  FACTORY,  148 Cordova St., W.,  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  'Overland    Limited"    Omaha     to  'SOUTH-WEST LIMITED"   KANSAS  CHICAGO.  Chicago.  CITY   TO  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars and give  their patrons an excellence of service  no! obtainable elsewhere.  Berths in their sleepers are longer,  higher and wider than in similar cars  on any other line. They protect their  trains by the Block system.  I AKent,  Room 2, Marble Bank Bidj-., Spokane Wash.  see  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  THROUGH    UTAH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate. Canon of the Grand  Black Canon, Marshall and Teu-  nessee Passes, and the World  -    -.-.Famous Royal Gorre--~-~ ^  For   Descriptive  and Illustrated  write to  Pamplets,  W. C. McBride, Qeneril Agent,  124 Third Street PORTLAND, OR.  . 1 �������� inrn-egc.  R. r.. FORD, Commercial Agent,  R<  H.S. ROWE, General Agent.  134 Third Street. I*oi tlaud. OreROn.  \   ���  ��� ���  ���/   ��� ��� I  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  HTfl ���*������--- most pci fccily appointed H��-al h  ami Plea.suir Krsuft in the West, with a coii>  pletesyatcin of Haths���incIudiiiK Turkish nnd  Russian, Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are miequaled  For Curing all Rheumatic,  Nervoui and   Muscular Troubles.  Kor HenliiiK ull   Kidney,   Liver   aud  Stomach  ailments.  Vor KlimiuatitiK all MetallicPoiaaiis from the  jyttera  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, laLes.waterfalls  boating, yachtiiiff. fishing, shooting, cxcursi< us  tetiuiH. It�� winter climate if* unattrpasaed (o  mild ilea*. 1URKY McINTOSH,  Pioprietor.  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB  PRINTING,  fOB PRINTING.  \Ve do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pub. Co.,   -   I'hoenix. B.C  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S. F. &  N. RY.  Daily  Leave  PHOENIX  NOTICE.  Tenders   for the   purchase   of   Mineral   Claims  which have reverted back to the Crown for  unpaid taxes,  S1{ALHI> TMNDKRi' for the  imrchase  of the  "Anaconda," "Kooleiuy'' im ! "Columbia" Miu-  ernl Claims, Lots 1931. ioji and iyj.3. resnrc*    e\y;  situated in the Greenwood Mining Dirifton Rossland Assessment District, will be received by the  undersigned up to 4 p.m. on Thnrndav.  the   nth  day  of April,  1906 at  an upset price as follows ;  "Anaconda," $s-t*8o; "ICooteuay," $66.06; "Columbia," 164.19.      -^��  tenders for Um than the upact  price* will b�� r, cepted.  C. A.R. LAMBLT,  Asa'L Commioaiuner I^aud fc*4 Work*.  Spokane.        Seattle,  Hverett, Bellinghaiu  <-:oo a.m.   Vancouver   Victoria,* 6:25 p.m.  ; aud all Coast;  j points   j Spokane,        Kernie,!  q:uo   a.m.   Winnipeg,  St. Paul,! 6:25 p.m.  j Minneapolis 1       _  , (irnnd     Kork.s,    Republic, Curlew, Mar*'  i):iio  a.m.  6:35 p.m  1 6:35 p.m  ens aud  Kerry (Mid-(  i way).  ^    ��� ... i Northport, Rossland;  y:ou   a.m | Nctso!f ��� ���  g:oo  n.m.J Kaslo,  Caution 16:25p.m.  Hx.   Sun.j i Kx. Sun.  CguucctitiK at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  3���DAILY   OVCFIlArtO   TflUNS���2  From    Spokane   Tor   Winnipeg,  St.   Fan!,  Minneapolis,   St.  I.ouis    Chicago and   nil j  pulnttt east. f  Kor complete   information,   rates,    berth |  reservations, etc., call on or hddreas,  M. M. STKI'HKNS, Agent.  I'hoenix. I  S (I. VKKKHM, A   (I. r. A.,  Seattle!  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Four Paw" aud "Little Dallea" Mineral Claims,  siiuatcii; the Greenwood Mining Division of  Vale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, agent  William    J     Porter,   Free    Miner's  Certificate  No. B915S9, intend sixty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining "Recorder for Ceitificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that act'on, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates i f Improvements.  Dated this 37th day ofNovember, A.D. loos-  T. H. HALLBTT.  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK.  Dividend No. 93.  Notice is hereby given that a Dividend at the rate of eight per cent per annum upon the Paid-up Capital Stock of  this Bank lias been declaied for the  quarter ending March 31st, 1906, and  that the same will be payable at the  Head Office and Branches on and after  Monday. 2nd day of April next.  The Transfer Books will beclosed from  the 15th to the 31st March, both days  inclusive.  By order of the Board.  J. Mackiwnon,  General Manager.  Sherbrooke, 27th February, 190(5.  GRfAT NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix to Chicago, St. l.ouis, St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Dulutli, Kansas City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Blntl's, Sioux City and Fort William at  first class fare plus $10 lor the round  trip. Selling dates .Inly 2nd and Aumist  7th, Sth and 9th, and Sept. 8th and 10th,  good for 90 days, but not after October  31st. 190ii Ton days will be allowed  from date of sale on Koing portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, St. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  service  Effective January tst.  WEST from Revelstoke  To Seattle, Vancouver  MAST from Dtinmore Jimct.  To Toronto, Sun., Ttie., Wed., Kri.  Montreal, Mon., Tlmr.  Boston, Sat.  St. Paul, Daily.  Standard Sleeper  Vancouver Train  Slocan  Route  Can be occupied u p.m.  Knights  of  Columbus   Mkktino, Nuw  Haven, Conn., -Ii'nk 3ku to 9th.  Soiling dates May 24th, 25th and 26th.  Going   transit limit,   .luue  Oth.     Final  return limit, August 31 st  Klks,    Denveu,   Colo,   July    17th   to  19th, 191X5.  Selling dates, July 10th and 15th.  Going  Transit limit, Jnlv 19th.      Final return limit, Sept. 30th." 190(5  Odd  Ont.  bKPT.  Fki.lows,   Toronto,  12-23,  190(5.  Selling dates, Sept. Sth and 10th.   Going limit, Sep!. 22.    Final   return  limit,  Nov. 30th, 1900.  Knights ur I'mn.is, Nkw Oklbans,  Oct.  15-25th.  lllOti.  Selling dates.Oct. 7th and Sth. Going  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, tirst class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will tike half the  above rates.  S. O. Ykbkbb, Asst.-Gcn. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M.Stki'iikns, Agent. Phoenix, B.C.  THE  For rates, folders  ant:  to local agent or to  A. W  1 tickets apply  Ha lev,  Agent,  Phoenix,  B.C.  J.  S. Caktkk,  . J. Covi.k,  "A.C.I'.Ag.i.,  Vancouver, B.C.  I). P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leadin? Hotel of tie Kootenay  Special   Kates  tu Commercial Men,  Good Sample Rooms.  ..-i'v;- ::s)l  ,ai| Ii'  THB PHOENIX PIONEER  'If.  'i;.-4;.;^  ���>-};���.-���:���,��*?  ���WiM  I'.iH  Mi*  rfcw  mmmm  llli  ���-i..'..-;...::-��� ���. '.K-lti^ ; ��-'.*;*5  fill   jfi  ^^ym0m  /'���:���;.>*;'.> ."y'.-".'��� S'i;.|fv-?i5  iiiil  BitlS  ::;-'y^*  Mill  'Blftel  ISitSf  mmm  ���,y ��������� ,(|S-!;-.u  fifl  ;���'.������'������:���.������d^is-T-*  till  Youi*  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  In Granby, Dominion, Oro Denoro, Sky=  lark,   Sullivan,  International Coal-  In Fact, in any Standard Stock.  So long as Copper sells for 18 to 19 cents and Silver and  Lead are at thetop mark.STANDARDSTOCKSMUST  ..    ADVANCE.  MINING CLAIMS A SPECIALTY���Have two  groups, either of which, with a reasonable amount of development, bid fair to hecome paying mines. Write for  particulars.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Peal  estate was never so low,, and money will be made in buying business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  J.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C.  ^WWifrVWWWMWWff^  In and Around Phoenix  flRIKK  TOPICS   OF   LOCAL   AND   C.KNKR.M  INTKRKST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  Ml.  g  Boyle, the Drugi,!--!.  |. L. .Martin will   buy  X  Leading Hotel of Bountfiry's Leidinf  Minlnf Ciap  Wl  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  . Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob H1U Ave., and First St,,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. *  VcMASTER  Proprietor.  Lowney's chocolates at BdvIc's.  The old reliable, Boyle die Druggist-  Hannam's milk suffers  no  addition ;  or subtraction. j  New and second   hand  goods   sold j  by R. J- Gardner. j  Dr. Mathison, demist,   at Ins office, |  Bank block. April 10th to  14th.  Take . your watch to Dey, the  Jeweler.     He guarantees ail re-wirs.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn  Upholstering, repairing and picture  framing promptly done at Binns' Furniture Store.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board ol Trustees.  Mike Kane is crown granting his.  Blue Jay mineral claim, iocatcd a mile:  or two below the city. j  Wcrk started this   week on the new;  International  Coai shares.  Purity first consideration by Beyle  the Druggist.  For millinery go to Mrs. Gardner,  Hardy buiidint*.  Get  a   South   Bend   watch.    They  j keep perfect time.���Dey,  the Jeweler.  I     Special attention   given  I Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands Co.,Ltd., I  with a capital of $ 100,000. 1  R.T. Lowery, proprietor of Lowery s ���  Claim, of Nelson, has been in Green ;  wood this wiek, looking into the mat-j  ter of publishing a weekly there. ,  The 1 i:*o closing restriction placed j  on Grand' Forks saloons and hotel j  i,ars a few weeks ago was removed last;  week, and they ran again keep open ���  all night. The Sunday closing teg 11-,  lation is still in force. 1  April 12th Greenwood Mineis"  Union No. 22 will give a benefit at  the Auditorium, for William A. Nicholson, well known as an old resident in  Phoenix, who lost his eyesight in an  explosion in the Providence mine a  few weeks ago.  The Greenwood city council has de-(  to   Miners   cjd(.d (o exteIld t|1L. w.uel- system so as;  to tap Providence creek,  and  also  A Watch Store 1  ��  There is no ques1 ion but we can supply  exactly the kind of watch yon have been looking  for. We carry a huge assortment nnd have  a great range in prices a.Md the prices are right  as comparison will  readily  prove.  E. A. BLACfl tKe Jeweler |  Prescriptions a specially at  Sewing machines   to   rent,  Boyle s.  $3. l"-'r  milliner.  ��vi!i  be  from  :u p.is  A 1.1! I  month. See Miss McDonald,  Geo. E. Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all his South Bend and Eig-n  watches.  Dr. Simmons, demist  office. Hotel Balmoral,  qth to 1 2th.  Mar.-h hotel hu'Mmg tor ie:U afier  M.iv ist. ApP'y K. |. Gardner,  Hardy  Block.  For good   values   in   rui:>.   carpets  linoleums  and    natiin.ns,   trv     Binn  to  m  "S3  JSCJ  ^Dominion Ifootei  m  m  ��lfc> 3ronsifces Hve.,  This is the Largest Hotel in the City  and has been improved and refitted,  being well adapted for mining and  travelling men. Bathroom. Harwell  stocked with choice goods. Dining  Room unde. personal charge of the  proprietreas.  pboenif, 3S5.(L  m  m  m  Mrs. P. I. McKELVEY, Prop.     ��T  Tclsphone  No.  77. 2M��  THC   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND   Uf-TOD��TE  .    HOTEL   IN .PHOENIX  Ibotel J5roohl^n  ���Iw rSOM   OILLAN   TO   ��0O-  ������ST UIIKI   aOOttS  IN TMS  ���OtlMOASV  sssosrTs  onuT  Ba4m��*a  ���TATIOtt  fUTWtOMM   m   OOMtOTMM*  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor;  pboeniy, 36.C.  *mM**mM*a  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  DANCING SCHOOL  Marks & Munro will start a Dancing  School on April 2nd, at Miners' Union Hall.  Those wishing to join will please apply to  the above. Harry James will furnish the  music.  store building being erected  on  Hill avenue by E. A. Biack.  Miners' union officials are now look-  into the matter of securing seating and  scenery for the opera house.  Rev. S Lundie, of :he Pirshytcnan  church, exchanged puipi's with Rev.  Cameron, of Midway, last Sunday.  The Congregational chuich buvd.ng,  which has been unoccupied for some  three yeari, is now occupied as a  dwelling.  Joseph H. Graham,  who  was down  for seven weeks with   typhoid   fever in  the   Greenwood     hospital,     returned!  home last Saturday.  There are three reasons why our  brushes are attracting attention.  Quality of goods; lowness of price, and  good assortment.���Thomas Drug Co.,  Ltd.  Murdock Mclntyre made a trip to  near Midway last Wednesday, and purchased a fine team of young grays, to  add to his already extensive livery  stable equipment.  If the ladies of Phoenix having calling days will notify  the Pioneer of the  same before the next iss'ue, we will be  pleased to publish   them   ;or the con  venience of all interested.  That Back V'ard Assessment. Our  Chloride of Lime, at 25c. a can, and  Crude Carbolic Acid, at 25c. a pint,  will do the work in twenty-four hours.  ���Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  Knob', Furniture Store, In.nsides Ave.  The subject  to:"   t.-mo:row  Chri>! Visited  It is  in the. M..  evening  I'hcii-nix-  >ioo  ; chinch  be.   -If  \T.ai?"  oil that W. !'. Tii  {      It ;s un<jer>u od mat U .  i'. 1 lerr.ev,  ihe C. P. R.   con'rarlur,   now h::>\J at  will be l-.usv on side:  Greenwood,  in Phoer.ix belore  arses  ion.-.  ' Union X>  S  ���ill  :ii'o:i    of  meetina  Phoenix Miner  hold    its    srm: atiiuia!   ir,s:a!  officers at the regular  weekly  to be held this evening.  Sarsapahlla, as every one knows, is  the best spring tonic. Ask for Church-  iiTs. One hundred doses for one dollar at Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  Tuesday's C.l'.il. iwisseiigrr inrn  was two hours iate, and lie Great  Xorihem pa->en-.cr train, n t to be  outdone, was nearer three hours, ia'.e.  COMING AND GOING  Special Terms to Ladies  ���s��  Phoenix, B. C.  I.  tominey  DRY WOOD  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  Greenwood  S  S-'eralty of fliort order work.  Send us a trial  bundle  an.!  ring  Phone 6l>, Greenwood.  "I1  City Scavengers  Prompt  attention   to all   orders.  Telephone B32.  Waiton calls in   I'hoenix   three  times  weekly.  Greenwood   Steam    Laundry  GREENWOOD, B. C  John B. Boyle is spending a :few  weeks with Mrs. Boyle at Victoria,  James Atwood, the veteran Boundary prospector, was in the city Wednesday from Midway.  Alex Miller recently returned to  Greenwood from a two weeks' visit  with relatives in Hedley.  J. L. Martin returned Sunday from  a several days' trip to Spokane, bringing back his daughter Marjorie for a  week's visit at home.  T. H. Rae, manager of the Betts  and Hesperus mines, was here Monday. He expects to leave for Chicago  on company business today.  Tohn Graham, who is employed in  the office of the West Kootenay Power  & Light Co. at Rossland, spent Sunday with his parents here.  Andrew Willey, in charge of-the  hydro-electrical works at Cascade, was  in the city Tuesday on a trip of inspection, thence going to Greenwood.  J. A. Williamson has gone over to  Kamloops, to look alter his ranching  interests and to accept a position at  the Iron Mask mine, in that locality.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges, and her  sister, Mrs. Smith, came up Wednesday from Grand Forks, to attend the  hospital ball and spend a couple of  days in Phoenix.  S. C. Holmun, superintendent of the  Mother Lode mine, was here Monday,  to meet his father and mother, who  came up from Spokane to spend some  time visiting Mr. Holman.  Frank Rosenhaupt, one of the officials of the Boundary Last Chance  Mining Co., was in tbe city yesterday,  on a trip of inspection to the property,  which is owned largely in Spokane.  P. J. Dermody has returned from  his trip to his ranch at Pemberton  Meadows, on the coast, and. has taken  up the superinleitdency of the Providence mine once more, President  Madden having left for Chicago, after  spending several weeks in the Boundary.  Robert G. Mack, formerly a resident  of this city, and one of the original  locators of the Athlestan mine, in  Wellington camp, came up from Spokane Thursday, where he is now in  business. He left yesterday for Franklin camp, to do assessment on the  Athlestan claim in that locality.  F. C. Gamble, of Victoria, chief engineer of the lands and works department of the government, was here  Tuesday, looking into the possibilities  of a sewage system for this place. He  was shown around by Mayor Rum  berger, and W. G. McMynn, government agent at Greenwood, came up I  after him that afternoon.  The Ladies,' Aid of St. Andrews  Preshpierian Church wiil give a May  concert early next month. Among  the attractions will be the Sweet family  in new presentations.  A. Reeves, formerly in charge of the  Phoenix branch cf the Thomas Druf-  Co., is now located with C. M. Crouse  at 'Midway, Mr. Thomas being in  Phoenix for the present.  Dancing Classes at Miners' Union  ball from 7 to 9 p.m., and assembly  from 9 to 12 every Monday and Friday night. Good .music and strict  attention to scholars guaranteed.  There is talk of a change in the  timetable of the C.P.R. in the Boundary, the trains leaving here very early  in the. morning and arriving late at  night.    It has yet to be confirmed.  Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker has  been offered a four months' vacation,  for a visit to relatives in England; if he  will consent to remain with the Methodist church of Phoenix another year.  Work was started this week by William Fleming and James Murdock,  who have the contract for digging the  Twin creek ditch, for the flume, between Church and Second streets. At  present there is a strong flow of water  in the creek.  Wednesday evening's house cleaning  ball for the hospital drew a Wge  attendance at Miners' Union hall, who  enjoyed themselves for many hours in  the mazy. W. S. Macy drew tbe  child's cap with ticket No. 315, which  was bein? raffled.  There are rumors afloat that contracts will be let any day for the extension of the Great Northern from Midway to Greenwood, and also from the  Granby spur around to the Monarch  claim in this camp, the latter a distance of two or three miles.  The first carload of long delajed  lumber for the new hotel building, to  be put up by Oxley & Hartman on  First street for Danny Deane, arrived  this week, and from this on theie will  be no let up in crowding tbe work of  putting up the three story structure.  W. S. Macy & Co., Ltd., are being  incorporated for the purpose of taking  over the business of W. S. Macy and  W. M. Law. The capital will probably be about $50,000. Mr. Macy  now has charge of the Granby, the  Skylark and the Pathfinder hoarding  houses.  Boundary Side Lights  The Franklin Townsite Co., Ltd ,  has been incorporated with a capital of  $20,000,  Midway would like to have a baseball tournament at the celebration,  May 24th.  David Whiteside, of Grand Forks,  left for Toronto last week,, owing to  the serious illness of a relative.  Midway is now getting the benefit of direct mail, service over the Great  Northern, and also Greenwood.  Dave Bannerman, of Greenwood,  has purchased the McDonald stage line  between Greenwood and Boundary  Falls.  George A. Fraser, M.L.A., of Grand  Forks, immediately on returning from  his sensational duties at Victoria, left  for a trip to Monti eal.  Notice is given in the B. C. Gazette]  of the  incorporation   of   the   Kettle'  install the Gamewell fire alarm system, j  There is also talk of tbe taking hold of!  a project to utilize the water power atj  Boundary Falls for lighting and power  purposes.  Information comes from Montreal  that H. Mortimer-I-amb, the founder j  of the Boundary Oeek Times, and |  later editor of the 15. C Mining Rec-]  ord, has been, dangerously ill with!  typhoid fever in the Iraspital. Mr.;  Lamb is now editor of the Canadian j  Mining   Review.  Secretary Hay word, of the   lacrosse j  branch of the Grand   Forks Amateur j  Athletic Association, sends word   that j  having organized in Grand Forks, they j  would" be glad to hear of the organization of similar clubs m Boundary towns,  with a view of arranging for 11 series of  games during the coming season.  ]. B. Hendersui this week started  work on the sub-station for tbe West  Kootenay Power & Light Co. at the  Granby smelter, which will be a  counterpart of that recently erected in j  Phoenix. Two lots in Anaconda have  also been purchased, and work will  start on trie Greenwood sub-station  without delay.  A new concern called the Mother  Lode Stage Co, Ltd., went.into the  stag;e business this week between tht  Mother Lode mine and Greenwood.  Three trips are made dailv, the company being owned by ten residents of  Mother Lode camp. Heretofore both  Greenwood stables ran stages to the  mine, but the service was said to be  not satisfactory, hence the new organization.  Found.  On Monday, March 5th, on C.P.R.  track between station and Granby No.  2 ore bins, silver watch. Owner can  secure same by proving property at the  Pioneer office and paying for this  notice.  QL F1US'  PIIOKN'I  X, B. C  ���.*P'5?i  ���*t.-/-o:  S3''  Under New M  anasrement  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   guutis.  Special attention to dining  ru mi.    Large,   airy   and  furnished  rooms.  Pbuenl;-, H  C.  ��� ���-���-���-���-  -���-���-���-  -���-���-#-���-���-���-  ��� ��� ��� ��� �����  : Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly tin-  Best Beer in the Boundaiy. With the Best Mali  and the Purest Spring Watei 11 is unexcelled Icir  quality.      Insist'on "having   PHOKNfX  'iSKKK.  Spring Water Ich for Sale.  Bottled Bki-.r and Pokter.  Phoenix  Brewing Company  BINFR & SONS,  Proprietors  i  R U  Thinking of doing any papering ? :  '   If so, see our new spring stock of  Wall Papers.  The designs for this year are beautiful, the colorings are  equally  fine and  the  prices   are  uniformly  low.  want you to sec these goods.  We  Ikfo Bros. I Smith  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Good*--, Etc.  Agent  for   Mason   &   Risch  Qkfice and Brewery,  Bannkr'St.  PHOENIX,  B.C.  ����^r^^��Xs)��<.^^  Clothing 1  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  WHO SAYS SO?     Hundreds ol   satisfied        \  customers.    If you don't   oelicve   it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes,-Ties,etc,  iust arrived.     All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  IITKNIK   ���" OCk.    .  KNOB  H1LI. AVE..   PIIIIKM.V  A. S. HOOD,  Notary Public,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.  Bank Block, PHOENIX, B.C.  Kent.-- utitt Accounts CoIi-ttoJ.  Srccinl nttcitlioii lo Cunvry-inc tir-  Mr HoimI iiilcii<i> to a vr iwi>  tiuiltcr rttlruMrtl I" him ; 1 r*nn;-1  and catcCut nttciiM**ii, -ii"! -i'V'.-  n share of jmli'tc favor.  I'.O.  Box 3.V  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION  AVK,  I'HOKNIX,  It.C.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  T.-i. No. 12. Fish,   Poultry  and   Oysters.  ALBIN ALMSTROM  Stttionery and Confectionery  Pipes and Smokers'  Dominion Ave..  Phoenix, B. C*  Cigars and Tobaccos  Sundries.  lanns.  D. J. Matheson  3iisurancc tUjent  1*111 H.       I"'i:  ,Vf*< ���*!>'���: ���*���"���"���  I'lDKMTV       �� V   )    K.  COMMISSIOMJU    row  .Vl'l'ID.Wl  ATM  T*-s  ���I*A WISH  JPIBOKXIX,  ��;r..\.-  H.<  } "yf''yf"^j--yf  ai ur /y- >gr  THE  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION AVJiNUIi.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  The  If YOU Want a iiicc ���ol>l>y :m,l up-io-Jme suit yen will  find a dunce selection in our line ol inei.'s stvlish clothing  lor  ^-niii*.    We sell the kind th.a w-tai uel! and li-ok well.  Men S Shirts Vou will find tt hard to d.iplirale our handsome line ot men's shirts, in v>\i and negligee with *.'.-  ti-ched and detached cuffs plain and pleated hosoms.  11 , A la,yt-' assortment, just in, ot' those new  spring blocks, in Ulack and Brown, also a nice ���ani-e uf  straw and linen hats.  Men's  Shoes Our line ol shoes  is  see them In-fore purchasing  and oxfords outshine ll  *   -jtfrtS   ,-i new 101 ot nerlfi-t fmi���y noi folks  Men's Hats  coniplele, you   should  .   Our patent call" dftiss   shoes  leni all.  A new iot of perleci fminj- 1101 folks   and   three  piece suits, stvlish. h  T..l\W, S La6'T' Uais'S' ���'!",i<*' ��'"ns,  Ladies' Collars,  blioes, Ladies' Lm.-n Underwear, Childien's  Wash  l)i esses.  Oirls' and lioys' waists.  Ladies'  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.  At  V  w  T  ff  1  &L.& ,r *r *r ^ ^ **- er  ii  EST  il  Pi  t  1  ���3  ?  ��� 4,  %  1   -i1^  ��� :t  l  fr  y*  ��i - j  m  < fi  c  wmmmmmMmmmm  ;*untr> >" -wnfc*- u ��������  '-'"JE


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