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 j OVER;,-, , . \  j;    400 MEN!    'j',  j ^Are    working in   the j  I mines around Phoenifc.    | -  '  Ilfl ,,��>/,f"f-""*~^      '  /Ji/f^y  Vr- '���  j The Payroll of  *��������*�����������*<�����-�����#��� ������**jt#  W/T  PHOENIX   <r{  : Is larger than ihat'Of :  j any ;other Boundary j  I- Camp.v        ..       , ,v, J  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  voi. l;{ ���4  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1900.  No. 2j.  THE HUNTER,  KENDRICK C0M Lta  Wc are headquarters for every-  thinfi and anything needed by  I. anypne or everyone in the......  ��^.,.������ ����������������������������������������'  LINE OF  ��     t  ^  HARDWARE  GROCERIES  DRY GOODS  CLOTHING  BOOTS and  SHOES and  5   MINERS' AND HOTEL  Supplies in Endless Variety.  ��:-..  i     /        /     *  frS  j��Free Delivery^  Prompt Attention  j* Close Prices >  P  JR'UffiMMKI (0., ltd.  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, B. C  jic/j& A0j& ����747 n&i&Kcmi or (fir** Qf/tsr &?s.  Mi!*!t- ^.^Sr v^^t- ^.^ik^es �����T3^F^T<*-^!'!  Q..��..����.r~.'....p\j g YV,***"**"********o  ' * <  Spring Hats  *  nBGwO EW1 fO30RAV     (  o   In Latest Shades and Shapes  Direct From American  and English Manufacturers  .��� . XtlPopular. Prices.....  ..Don't Overlook this Stock when replacing  your Old Hat.    Special mail sack last week full of  a the Latest Fads-hi-Tiers, Windsors, Four-in-Hands,  ^\vs^. Puffs, etc.    '.: ���������;;'.. -   ������  Remember we'eati lit youofit' from "head'to  foot just a little bit better than most of them.  ^u.^^.i.r^n~^.nr~:^~*^,~*^r,r~::  �����^��**��*������ ���  DOMINION AVENUE  THE KNOB HILL MINE  Shipments of Ore  Will astonish the world      .  before long.'....'  The Liberal Policy issued by  The Mutual Life Ins. Co.  OF  NEW YORK,  V.  The Largest of its kind in the world.  With numerous new features," and with  advantages and privileges . given by no  other company, has been "astonishing  every one who has had it properly explained. "  For full particulars see  L. G CRAWFORD,  AGENT FOR I'HOENIX, B. C.  Office, Old Ironsides Townsite,  Cor. Knob Hill Ave.-and First Av.  I/MMMMMM  OCEAN ACCIDENT AND,  MWGUARANTEE CORPORATION, Ltd.  CAPITAL |5,opo,ooo  L. L CRAWFORD,  i       AGKNT FOR FHOtfX'IX, II C     ,  PATRIOTIC CONCERT AT EHOLT.  (Hits Last lTncsday At Kaiser's Hall���Netted  $60.  Tuesday evening al'atriotic Concert  was given by the residents of Eholt at  Kaiser's hall, which was a success in  every way. The hall was crowded,  the net receipts being $60. The renditions by'W. S. Torney, Miss Elsie  Kaiser and the chorus were particularly  good. The following was the program:  ' Part I     '  1. Vocal Solo and Choruft,  'Soldiers of the Queen,"  Messrs. O. Decker, A.Ripley, CM. Kingston.  C. McKenuon, J��McKcrinon*,':W.'S. Torney  2. Recitation. "Clavcrhouse."  Miss ICIsie Kaiser  3    Pianforte Solo M ss Manning  ��� 4.,  VocarjSolo, '���Marguerite,"  , Miss Freda Kaiser  5.   Vocal Solo,      "Anchored"      W. S. Torney  6    Mandolin Solo   . . O Decker  7.   Vocal Solo, "The Maple Leaf,"  Dr. Kingston  I>*ut II   _    J~ >  1    Solo and Chorus   __     ,,   ,  2. . Skirt Uance ....Miss ltfsie Kaiser  3    Vocal Solo .    Miss Manning  <:" Vocal Solo "Break the News to Mother,"  Miss Freda Kaiser  5.   Irish Sketch \V. S. Torney  6    Pianforte Solo ' .' Miss Wsie Kaiser  ��� 7.   Medley Chorus.  God Save, the Queen  Phoenix Mall Service.  Office hours. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Mails close for Grand Forks, Greenwood, Rossland, Nelson, Eastern United State's and Coast points  daily (ex;  cept Sunday) at ufi^'p.m  For Mid��a\, Camp McKinney and  Fairview on Monday,:Wednesday and  Friday at 12:15 p.m. -  Mails due Irom ail points at 5:30  p. m. '  D. J. Maihkson,  Postmaster.  " PHOENIX WATER WORKS COMPANY.  Is Preparing for an Extensive City   Water  System.  George W. Rumberger received a telegram Thursday, stating that Judjje  Irving had signed the certificate, by  virtue of which the Phoenix Water  Works Co. can now,, go ahead  and do business. It has taken six  months to get thi;s far, but before long  now the dirt will begin to fly.  As soon as a few more details are  completed, it is Mr. Rumberger's intention to proceed energetically with  the installation of the system. The  supply will be from the lake on the  New York claim and also from a number of clear springs. A tank to hold  100,000 gallons will be built at some  point above the Brooklyn mine, high  enough to afford good pressure in all  parts of the town where water may be  desired. It will be pumped into the  tank.  At first it is expected that about  7,00b,feet of four-inch .mains will be  required, in addition to -the laterals,  and the order for this will shortly be  placed. A number of'hydrants, for  fire protection, will also probably be  pu,t in. When completed, Phoenix  will have as good a water supply as  many   larger   places' and ot a better  quality than any in this section.  . 1 - ~- '���?  ** ���~^r~\   Telephone Company Changes Hands.  'C. H. Trousdale, and J. Munnis  the latter ot the Sunset Telephone Co.  Seattle, have leased tne Boundary  Creek Telephone Co. and the Yale-  Kootenay Telephone & Telegraph Co.  The lines ot the two companies run  from Midway to Greenwood and Phoenix. Mr. Munnis is. aft' expert telephone man and the lines vwl be put  in first-class order as soon as possible.  Mr. Trousdale is already well known  in Phoenix, having been" in charge ot  the office in PlioenK tor some months.  He will have charge of the fjnanml  affairs ot the concern, while Mr. Munnis will attend to the lines.  ,    SWELTER DAM NOT WASMED OUT.  TAKES NO CHANCES  District Health  Officer Visits  Phoenix.  SAYS HE WILL ENFORCE HEALTH ACT  Provisions Of Law That Annly To This Place--  Officer Darran(h Is Depnty Provincial  Health Officer.  BRIEF BUT IMPORTANT.  Queen Victoria visited Ireland this  week for the first time in 39 years, and  was received:with great enthusiasm.   .  An unsuccessful attempt was made  on the life of the Prince of Wales at  Brussels on Tuesday. The would-be  assassin is in custody.  The first synod of the new Church  of England diocese of Kootenay will  be held at Nelson on May 30.  The lloers Jiave captured a small  force of British troops, under Col.  llroadwood and seven guns, near  lilocnifontein.  "The miners' trouble at Rossland is  over. It was settled yesterday by the  acceptance of the proposition of the  mine owners to work on the contract  system. The matter has been pending several days, and its settlement  gives universal satisfaction.  Bnsybodies Have bad it Washed ont Almost  Every Day.  A number^of individuals who are  gi\en to sajing other thing-, than their  prayers, have been most industrious!}  circulating false reports in regard to  the washing out of the dam at the  Granby -smelter*-near ^Grand Forks  F'rom one to a dozen times daily the  dam has been washed out, for the last  week, right here in Phoenix. To set  this matter at rest the Pioneer man  this week, intciwewed DhL IVtJi. the  contractor who is building the dam  "There is and .has been ^absolutel)  no truth in the reports circulated outside," said Mr. Porter, "in regard to  the dam being washed out by high  water. At onq. time, several weeks  ago, there was some danger, but that  is now passed, and we arc pushing the  work of filling in the cribs as fa.5t as  possible. We expect to have our contract completed in about five or six  weeks."  The work of laying the railway  track of the spur, which crosses the  river over the dam, -will be done as.  soon as the latter is completed and as  everj thing else is in readiness, the reduction works will be blown in shortlj  thereafter. This should be in six or  seven weeks, or by June 1st.  It is certain that the reports of the  washing out of. the'dam did rjbt originate iii Phoenix, nor is it likely that  they ..came from Grand Forks.  Jubilee Singners next Tuesday.  The Okanogan Free Gold Mines is  to be reorganized and the stock made  assessable.   .   . '  The Kettle Kivcr railway bill was  defeated yesterday at Ottawa by a vote  of S3 against 39.  It is  expected   that  the Dominion  Copper  Co.'s  properties   in   Phoenix  will be operated in lull force in a short j earth-closets  time.  The council of the Phoenix Board  of Trade met Tuesday evening, and  there will be a general -meeting of the  entire board Monday evening.  Phoenix has been thus far in its  brief history been a healthy place, but  in all new and rapidly growing towns  there is always the element of carelessness and heedlessness to be reckoned  with, to a greater or less extent, where  sanitary matters are overlooked. In  Phoerm. however, if Dr. Jakes' instructions are carried out, the chance  of an epidemic from such sources will  be reduced to the minimum.  Dr. Jakes, of Greenwood, health  office tor the district, was in town  Thursday, and in company with Constable Darraugh, who lie deputized as  local health-'-officer,' made a ronnd .of  the town. He stated to: the .Pioneer  man that he proposed to strictly en-  fore the provincial - health act, which  resolution all good citizens will commend. Not only will the sanitary arrangements ot business houses and  hotels be looked alter, but those ot  every pri\ate residence as well. At his  request the Pioneer herewith presents  eqtracts Irom the health act that he  wishes to call special attection to.  The closet boxes referred to in section  38, are to be oi wood, metal lined, and  3 feet long, 15 inches high, 13 inches  wide at the botton and 15 inches wide  at the top. A contract will be let lor  a quantity, so as to reduce the cost.  Sec. 24. No person shall bathe, or  wash, or cleanse any wool, cloth, leather, skins, or animals, or put or cause  to be placed any dead animal, or part  of the carcass ot any dead animal, or  any decayed or filthy animal or vegetable, matter, in or near any stream or  thetributan olan> stream, well, spring,  reservoir, pond, or other source from  which water or ice is drawn, taken or  used for domestic ��� purposes;: or. .shall  cause, iiermit or suffer auy sewage  washings, or other offensive matter  from any sink, privy-closet, cesspool,  factory, trade s establishment, slaughter-house, wash-house, tannery, or  othei place Cfver which he shall have  control, to flow or to percolate thereinto, or into any drain or pipe commu-  nicatins' theiewith. or cause anv other  thing to be done whereby the water  supply of any city or town, village,  community.-or.household is in anywise  tainted or fouled, of rendered unfit for  domestic purposes.  Sec. 3S. No privy-closet shall be  established or constructed unless the  same be a water-closet connected with  a public system of sewerage, or, b)  approval of the medical health officer,  drained into a cess-tank made of galvanized iron yr brick set in cement,  branching from which is a system ot  subsoil irrigation drains laid between  ten to fourteen inches under the surface, and so arranged that the sewerage may he discliared either intermittently or alternately through different  poitions of the system; or unless the  privy-closet be an earth closet of a pattern approved by the medical health  officer, consisting of a water tight receptacle placed above the surface of  the ground, and so arranged that it  may be emptied or removed through  a hinged door or lid. Sufficient dry  earth or coal ashes to absorb all the  fluid parts of the deposit must be  thrown upon the contents of such  earth-closet daily or after each use.  The contents of all cess-tanks and  shall   be   emptied   and  ing or placing it in ji suitable dust bin  or barrel, to be lemOved at least once  a month. All ashes shall be placed  in a separate covered receptble, *where  they may be kept dry and be removed  at least once.a month, unless the same  be intended for use ift a privy-closet  No garbage or other waste liable to  fermentation or putrefaction shall be  placed in any receptacle for- ashes or  in any dus,t bin. The contents of the  dust bin and ashes shall be ultimately  disposed ot a prescribed by these regulations. Ashes or any ol the above  mentioned dry refuse suitable for the  purpose may be used for road making  or filling in low- lying places.  ' Sec. 45. No solid refuse or waste  matter of any kind shall be deposited  in any stream so as to obstruct its  flow, or put into any stream or lake so  as to iwllute its waters, and no solid  or liquid sewage matter from either  public or private sewers shall be discharged ii.to any stream or lake, but  if it can be proved that the best means  have been adopted to purity the sewage, etc., before it enters the stream  or lake, no offence is committed, that  is unless the local board has notified  the offending parties that the means  adopted are insufficient; nor shall any  poisonous-, noxious, or poluting liquid  proceeding from any other source be  passed into any stream or lake unless  the best means have been first adopted  to purify the same.  PAY DP IN PHOENIX  Always Take Up Bonds In  This Gamp.  CAPITALISTS  SHOW GOOD OPINION  Snowshoe Is The Litest Property To Be Paid  For���SoaKthtai 01 lis History and Present Condition.  MAY VISIT GRAND FORKS.  People of That Town Wish to Hear Phoenix  Patriotic Concert.  The Patriotic Concert given in  Phoenix, with net results of $132.50  for the Canadian Patriotic Fund, has  been spoken of so favorably that there  is already considerable talk of its being given in Grand Forks, and if all  goes well it will be heard in that town  on Wednesday, April 18th, at the  opera house. It is not yet certain  that needful arrangements can be made  and that a majority of those who took  part can get a away to repeat the entertainment at the Forks; but it is believed .that ���[all .can' be arranged in a  few da>s. The good people at the  Forks are anxious to he'af the' concert  and also help the good cause.  Treasurer Humberger has handed  the Pioneer the! following statement, ol  the finances of the concert:  Result ol Pbocnix'Concert.  'VRfceipin.  By sale of tickets  Stage contribution  '$181  v   22  Total  '.  $203  5��  EXPhNSrS.  l'o accompanist  $  8  00  a  expenses  5  30  a  rehearsals  S  00  horse, hire, etc  5  So  express,  miscellaneous  1  '5  cartage,  stage effects  1  00  printing  $1450    less  25 per cent  10  85  a  rent ot  hall   20   per  cent on $181.00.  3<5  20  Balance foF fund  i  32  5��  -   $. 203 5��  Photographs of several  scenes  are  now- on sale at the store of A. P.  McKenzie iS: Co , one-hall ot the piocceds j  ol" which will be turned into the  fund  Michael McBean Married.  Michael McBean, Who recently  bought out the stock of the Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd., quietly went to Nelson,  B.C., last Saturday. . Miss Frances  Mary Bcecroft, of Flesherton, Ontario,  arrived Monday and the two came on  to (Jreenwood, where they were married the same evening. The ceremony  was performed at the .15. C. hotel by  Rev. Duncan Campbell, Mr. Alfred  I.. Kccvc officiating as best man. The  newly wedded couple came at once to  I'hoenix, where Mr. Mclican is starting in the dry goods business. Mrs.  McBean    is  an   expert   milliner  and  Real Estate and Mines.  Agent for the following *Fire Insurance Companies:���Phoenix, of London ; the  .  'Western Assurance and the British America Assurance, of Toronto.  Selling Agent OLD IRONSIDES SUBDIVISION, Town  of Phoenix.  OFFICE: KNOB HILL AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  ultimately disposed of as prescribed by ! dressmaker and   will   have charge of  these   regulations   once   a month, or j that    part  of the    business. The  oftencr, if the  meJical   health   officer! Pioneer joins in w-ith the many friends  think fit.  Sec. 39. All privy-closets, privy-;  pit or vaults, cess-tanks or cess-pools j  now in use, unless constructed in the i  manner specified in the preceding rule,  of the couple, wishing them a long and  lappy voyage on the matrimonial sea.  are hercLiy declared nuisances, and  the same shall be thoroughly emptied,  cleansed, and disinfected and filled  with clean earth. The contents of  such privy-vaults or cess-pools shall be  disposed of as prescribed by these regulations.  Sec. 43. Every householder and  every hotel and restaurant keeper, or  other person, shall dispose of all garbage for the disposal of which he is  responsible, either liy burning, by  burying at least three inches and not  more than thirty below the surface of  the ground, or placing it in a proper  covered receptacle, the contents of  which shall be iemovcd once a week  or oftcner, if the medical health officer  thinks necessary. Remnants of food  fit for use of hogs or other animals  may. if kept in a   separate  receptacle,  fed   to   such   animals,  or vegetable waste of the  be   at   once  Other nnima  kitchen shall, when removed,   be  disposed of as prjscribed by clause 46.  Sec. 44. Every person shall dispose of all house sweeping, duM, waste  paper, rags, and similar dry refuse not  liable to putrefaction, cither   by   burn-  Affects Express, Not Freight.  le Rossland Miner and the Grand  Forks Gazette both made an amusing  error recently in connection with a  reduction -in the rates of the Dominion  Express Co. into the Boundary country. These papers understood the reduction to apply to the freight rates  of the (.'.. P. R.., and at great length  congratulated themselves upon the success of their efforts toward forcing the  C. I'. R. to lower their rates. They  looked upon it as a signal victory for  themselves and did not intend that  the people should overlook the part  they played. They have probably discovered their error by   this   time   and  have learned that the reduction applied; average value of the ore at depth is  only to the rates of the Dominion Ex- isaid to give 14.6 per cent in copper,  press Co.���Ne'sjn Miner. j eight ounces in silver  and $10 to $1 5   - ! in gold.   This average was taken some  Notice. months   back at a  lesser  depth   than  I 200   feet.    The   development   of  the  A meeting of the liberal-conservatives :mine  )las  |)oetl   ���,ntinoiis  since  the  will he held over Foley Bros', store, on! Rossland and Slocan (B- C.) Syndicate  Saturday   evening,    April   7th,   at   ������! obtained   the Ixrnd   a about  vear  ago  o'clock sharp, to   select  In many ways Phoeniv is distinctive  and unique among the mining camps  of British Columbia. Not only is it  actually llie centre of more prominent''  campi, but it haSfnore properties de-*.  velojied to a shipping stage "now, or  soon to be, tributary to it, than any  other Boundary jwint. And now it is  becoming famous in another and  equally beneficial manner. That is,  when Ixmds arc taken on properties in  this camp, it is now an almost invaria-.  ble rule that they are taken U[*. Since'  the first of January this has been  proved in the case of the Red .Rock,  Bald Eagle, Banner, Grey Eagle, Triangle, and lastly the Snowshoe, this  final payment on which was made last  Saturday in Greenwood.  History ���< the Smwiboo.  The Snowshoe was located in November, 1891, by Robert Densler, and  since then has had on eventful history.  In the spring of 1893 it was re-located  under its present title by Mr. Densler,  Thos. McDonnell and XV. W. Gibbs.  They did the annual assessment and  a little more, up to the winter of  1896-7, when the first bond was given  on the property. It was theft"bonded  by George Turner and F. C. Innes, at  that time of Vancouver, tor the Mini of  $2j,000, on which a ten per cent cash  payment "was made.' These gentlemen had tbe property developed  with  ��� the use of diamond drills, sinking two  holes in each vein. ��� They also did  similar work on an adjoining prope'rt} ,-  the Gold Drop. But the bond was  allowed to expire. In October, 1897,  Patrick Clark, the millionaire' mine'  owner of Spokane and Republic, and  who is said to be still having an, eye  on this^amp, secured a working bond,  for $50,000, and corvsiderable devaloji-  ment was undertaken by him, which  even at that.date-demonstrated the  possibilities of the mine.  But fortune was fickle with the owners, as they shortly alter learned with  disgust that Clark had thrown up the  bond and the mine was back on' their  hands. . Clark had turned his. attention to mining in Republic, where ore  values paid for the development of the  property as it went along. Of the  three Original owners, W. W. Gibbs  had had a sufficiency of disap|>oint-  ment, so he accordingly sold out hi.s  interests in,the fall of the same year,  to Robert Wood, of Greenwood, and  left the district.  In the early winter of 1898 Lorenzo  Macfarlane secured a working bond  on the.mine for $65,000 - for his,company, theKootenay Development company. The company worked steadily  tor 90 d.us, made its first pa) ment ot  10 per cent, $6,500, and quit work  shortly after.   ������'���������   ���  The  property  then remained  idle  ��� until the following March, )i.899), when  J. \V. Astley, a Rossland mining engineer, examined and reported on the  property for the Rossland and Skcau  British Columbia Syndicate, represented .in Rossland by Anthony j. McMillan. The syndicate was understood to be the. reorganized Kootenay  Development company. The report  proved favorable. When Mr. McMillan  approached the owners for a deal they  fought shy at first, but finally consented to bond the projierty for an additional advance of $5,000. The deal  was made at $70,000, in three payments. At the end of March, 1899,  the first payment of. $7,000 was  promptly met:. The second payment ,  of $25,200 was made last December,  as noted at the time in the Pioneer,  and the final payment of $37,800 was  made  at 6   p.m.   last������ Saturday.  The Snowshoe lies northeast of the  Gold Drop in Phoenix camp, and also  adjoins the Rawhide aud Monarch. It  is developed to a depth of 300 feet by  shaft, with levels at 70,120 and 200  feet res|iectively, with considerable  crosscutting and drifting. Recently a  tunnel ��� was started on the ore. The  showing on the surface consists of  three large ore bodies, opened up during the early'development of the mine  by crosscuts. The ore is a copper  pyrite in a mixed gangue of calcite,  with some specularite and iron pyrites.  The gold values run from $1 to $60,  and copper from 1 to 26 per cent. An  delegates for:  the convention to be held at Rossland!  April loth, for the purpose of nominal-',  ing'a candidate for tliis riding.  and    has   been  of J. W. Astley.  carloads of ore  Trail  smelter.  under    ihe    charge  l.asi De.-emher   two  ncii   shipped   to   t'.'-e  ife  m  -������!   WM*  s 11  i lit  IP1  Is  W" j. T.c.-'fSJJ,  If  km  ��'   ��sM  8 f��  if  ,1  fflP  '���5����"-t��3  .-'JsfiirtJs  &$  .,>ii;-;-.3-',--i3|  Mt  '������'#:  /  ���r  ^BS^W^^msmmimimmmimw&ssiSBm^m  israBra!s&^ ' y*��^,i*e^!^*Sj5reiA��s5BiM**'��iin'|i<  :i  11'  ft  lit'  h'  U  SPS-y1' <��� ,  mm, v;  War-"  ';%�����' s  Wshi-t'  5 '<*���'   <���  i.<4t    .  -111  t   * ;  -Jl   '/  I    i  m\T  THE   PHOENIX PIONEER.  RcMEMBERTHE MAINE.  Shaving Parlors  and Bath Rooms.  BASEMENT BOURK BUILDING.  Pholni*. B. C.  ALDHATI & BLUNT,  Mine Survfyors,  aku draughtsmen".  PHorNix, B. C.  though there is no lack of willing legislative timber.  Coast papers are doing better in regard to "cribbing"' interior news with  out ciedit. But the Vancouver News-  Advertiser is still in the front rank of  thofe who break this unwritten law of  newspaper etiquette. Wonder if all of  its news is obtained in the same man  ner.  R. B. KERR,  K ARRIS! ER  AND  SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC       ~  PHOENIX, B. C  J. A. CORYELL & CO.,  Civil anp Mining Engineers   Provincial Land Surveyors.  ESTASLISHEU IBM.  Grand Forks and Phoknix, B.  C.  H. S. CAYLKV. W.II. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  -    ' PHOENIX, B. C  F. Carter-Cotton, who now poses as  the erstwhile leader ol the old government party, seems to think he is still  in it. But the people want no more  of a party or its adherants that apends  two months at Victoria doing nothing.  British Columbia has had too much of  that sort of clap-trap already, and has  suffered in consequence.  A. E. ASHCROFT,  MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  I1AUER ft ASHCROFT,  VANCOUVER, II. C.  GREENWOOD, B. C  ANGUS K. STEWART,  CUSTOMS BROKER, ,    , '  WOOD'BUILDING,  .-   ,   i."      ,   -<',>     '   . >.  .   GREENWOOD, B.,C.  SCOTT & McLAREN,  , Contractors and Builders. ,  ' i    Estimates Furnished.  '\'"\Uy - "    - PHOENIX, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON.    f   .. /  ' u~> "'     INSURANCE 'AGENT,''-,'."t   j" ' '  - -    '��� "   FIRE; LIFE, ACCIDENT. '     t  ,    ���. ' / I        ' ��    uiflr       .,    r,  .,  CnnMnissIoiier for taking AflMarlt*. -  -. ;/'J,    ."     -, Phoenix,.B.^C.  "Hundreds of men are stabbed every  year by infuriated women armed with  hat pins. They are a menace to life  and property and they must go," said  Representative H. Taylor Phillips recently in the New York legislature, as  he introduced a bill to regulate the  length of hat pins. Evidently Mr.  Taylor speaks from experience. ,He  and our own J. M. Kellie, with his  short hair act, would make a good  pair.    ��� ,  Premier Martin told the people of  New Westminister, at a recent public  meeting that, if he was elected, it  he succeeded, inJ floating the railway  bonds, it a few other things happened,  he would have a-Coast-Kootenay 'rail-  way in operation by next spring. "If  is a little word, but Joe < proposes to  overcome them all���no matter how-  large they grow. The utter absurdity  of such a proposition should be evident  to a child.    , '    -  THROUGH THE WEEK.  ��������������������������*�������������������������������������  v-  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ,'y        1  ���  ,., tSSCSp PS AATC&DAY ��Y TUB  HO^EElB^UBLISHINtt, CQl  ,Vi/!.  ���atrmaauxjM.c.   >   "  -,���. y ���.#���*��� Wli.ic6xV Men.  ^t>  *.!>V. 1 '-ft   '"'  -.        i.      r   i/i ,Jj  ...   -,,    ,   , nCTweriirnosa,  . Ptrire���r_.l.!.V..:!i^5.,..".. ..',*....'..'...'  '��* ISBiHb.teL L~.tS.iJ.J.l  To Vafttgtt Countries.    ..��   ....-... $> oo  .?.-'.._.' i.��5   ���"   *.S0  Adrcrtlsine rate* farnished oa application.    -  , Ltgai aoUc��a io and 5 ceuu per line ..  ^Fourweetlyimertlon*comtitute.onc month's  adrcrtialnz.'    , '  1900  APRIL  J900  San 'Mm   ften'Weil    Th��     Fri     Sat  *':' a"  r6  22 23  29 30  *3\ll,  18  ^7,  ,24 , 25  ' 5  X2  26  11  -6  M  20  27  - 7  "J4  21  '28  ' \ -    / WHERT WILL HE STAND ?  v.    '-M "   ^,   >'      ^ 'j\  i a lien." Joseph Martin gave it' out  plainly that, if the Vancouver conven-  ,tion of liberals did -, not endorse 'him  'and'they had another man to lead the  , party, he Vould" accede to the' wishes  of the majority, and stepvdown and out  of theJeaderahip. ,.But.,rumors come  . across the mountainsjthat a "majority  "orthe^deicgates to the Vancouver convention are already' "fiked"-^that' is,  thev.are friendly to Mr. Martin and  his cause.    ,��� -^ ,i  ��� "At this 'writing it is not known  whether Mr. Martin's star is still in the  jiscenclent or otherwise. If he is turned  down, the situation will become even  more muddled. , Mr; Martin is not n  jnan to give up while theie is a fighting  .bliow., He has rightly earned the title  'of "Fighting Joe," ahd liveS up to'it.  Should he be endorsed ,by the con-  ' vention,   it .will simplify ( masters  to  some extent, as far as the conservatives  axe concerned.    But his enemies, even  jfi his own party, will  certainly,work  ' tfioih and  toenail against  him���and  they are not a few.   Should he,  how-  bever, 'agree to support another  leader,  ''iichosen, lie would have all, or nearly  Kt>U, 'of, the liberals in the province on  , 2m side. > ' >?  "   "    " ED1TOR3AL COMMENTS.  " In Addition to helping a good cause,  tffc'^��triot}c.Concert, given in Phoe-  flix; fast sneek by,our people, _��as a  sacces? fioro evety point of view., It  is evident that t&erck much hidden  ialeftt in the Pay Hbll City/  v ' The JJelson Trilwie is over-worried  Anoint ivlio wiJl 3��prjescB�� Rossland and  the Jioundary in the faext tegislative  assembly. ' It doe* not seem to be  &rpub Slij* our people Julfas much, al-  Andrew I^aidlaW is talking about  locating a loder-pyritic smelter at  Greenwood', and R.lJ Armit, who now  has an idle ore sampler at Nelson', on  Kootenay lake, has been in the Boundary this week on a similar mission.  It is to be hoped that both of these  projects will materialize to some purpose. What need more than anything  else in the Boundary is. reduction facilities close to the mines. Two smelters  are now nearing completion, but when  running to full- capacity ^they cannot  begin to handle i^heo^e that will be  available. To be sure; both Grand  Forks an'd,Green wood may discover, as  other smelter towns, that, on this account, they are-not as desirable to live  in as places situated a few miles from  the work, but this condition will adjust  itself. ,  o>  , In another column will be found  some figures about the Knob Hill  mine that will be an agrecble surprise  to many. It has been common knowledge that the gigantic ore bodies in  thij property were low grade, but what  they ran, on an average, or what they  amounted to was not public knowledge. That the mine has ..over $11,-  000,000 worth of ore in sight seems  hard to believe, but Supt' Williams is  the authority, and no man stands  higher, not only in financial but in  mining circles. He is noted for his  conservatism.  Every one in Pooenix should turn  out next Tuesday evening and hear  the, Fisk Jubilee Singers���noted all  over the world lor their . harmonies.  Not only will it be a treat, but the net  proceeds will go to the general fund  for the Phbenix General Hospital,  which is to be built this year.  coroner in the S'o:an. Under the  existing laws none will accept the position, but now that the premier's attention has been brought to the matter,  we hope to see something done.���Sd-  verton Silvertonian.  If the Boer war has not produced a  great \ oet, it has its great humorist in  Spenct'r Wilkinson, the famous war  critic. Mr. W.'s latest triumph of humor is his opinion that "Roberts will  now move unexpectedly on various  points." This is almost, but not quite  as good as Mr. Wilkinson's former  opinion that Buller might be expected  either to advance or retreat. Great  man, this Wilkinson!���Vancouver  World.  WHAT THE SCRIBBLERS ARE D01N0.  Something 0' the Pencil Pushers of Southern  B.C.  Since Editor Sands began shoving  the pencil on the Kaslo Kootenaian,  that paper is decidedly better.  Since R. E. Gosnell relinquished  the helm of the Greenwood Miner,  that weekly has been in charge of W.  S. Keith.   '  The Midway Advance is hoping for  great things as soon as the C. P. R-.  is ballasted to that town���now very  shortly.  'Editor Simpson, of the Cranbrook  Herald, has gone to Cape Nome for  the summer, "to make something on  the side," as he says.    Poor fellow!  Editor Anderson, of the Star, at  Princeton, was scheduled to get out  his first issue last Saturday. He had  all kinds of trouble in getting his printing plant in.  H. S. Turner, who has edited the  Cascade Record for the last five months  iH such an interesting manner, has  purchased the paper and plant from  W. B. Willcox;  Editor McCarter, of the Grand  Forks Gazette and .Miner, has taken  back the interest in the paper secured  by John R. Reavis, who is now devoting his time to the Republic daily and  weekly Miner. ,   _  The respective editors of the Tribune and Miner, at Nelson, continue to  love one'another as much as the proverbial lion and lamb. Of course they  never lose a chance to exhibit this  love  C. E, Race, fonnerly editor of the  Rossland Miner, and who lost his position because his anti-C. P. R. stories  were not strong enough or long enough,  is now oiganizer for the conservatives,  and visited Phoenix in that capacity  this week.  , Editor Ross, of the Greenwood  Times, is - a . pronounced anti-Martin  man, and:al#��qugh a liberal, says he  will bolt the party if Martin remains  the leader in the coming election.  The Times is a better paper since it  was enlarged last week.  R. T. Lowery, of the New Denver  Ledge, allowed it to leak out that he  thought of moving to Nelson. As a  result his New Denver friends rallied  and he'll stay in the Lucerne of America, and satisfy himself by spending his  extra change on another weekly, the  Drill, at Slocan City.  Editor Nisbet, of the old Columbia  Review, got out another issue last Saturday, and promptly got into jail on  account of some so-called libellous articles contained therein. He was bailed out before morning and there is  talk of his suing for false imprisonment.  It is not certain whether his proposed  newspaper venture at Summit City,  will materialize or not.  WbereisE-W. Askios?  Wanted to know the. w hereabouts of  E. W. A skins, last seen in Phoenix  early in December, traveling in a two  horse rig selling dry goods cooking  utensils, etc. 5 feet 7 inches tall,  weighing 175 pounds, dark complected,  30 year-, ot age, ^ell educated. The  father of this young man is very desirous of locating his son. A liberal reward will be given for locating him.  Any one know ing of or having seen  him will communicate with  J. R.Jones,  St. Louis, Mo.,U.S.A.  3900 Kennedy Ave.  Church Services.  Presbyterian.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a,m and 7:30 o'clock,  Ironsides   time,  in  the schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.  D. A. Stewart, B. A.,  Presbvteiian Missionary.  Methodist.���Preaching service will  be held every Thursday evening, at  7:30 o'clock, at the schoolhouse. Sermon by Rev. B. H. Balderston. Cordial invitation to all.  The LOO CABIN  LAUNDRY.  Mrs. Larson has opened  a Laundry in the Log  Cabin Hotel, and is prepared to do all kinds ol  Laundry work in first class  order.    A trial solicited.  Dominion Avenue,  Bflou Banner Street.  For a Spring Tonic  take The Best,  T. P. C  CELERY NERVE TONIC.  For ��a!e only by  J. B. BOYLE,  Druggist.  THK BEST BEEU IX TOWX IS MADE BY THE  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  \  ASK FOR  FORTMANN .  BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  PHOENIX LAUNDRY.  GOOD CALLCC FOR  AND OELIVERED.  .LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.  Best of work guaranteed,     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  Cla?k & Binns,  DEALERS IN  ...FURNITURE...  With Several Carloads in Stock and Several more en route, we can  fill any order, from the largest Hotel to the Coziest Home.  Let us figure on your order.  UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING.  m Old Ironsides Avenue,  SfflMMffl  VaUGHAN & ficlNNES,  The  ���������  OF THE CAMP.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.  Old Ironsides Ave.  Our Prices Are Right.  PHOENIX, B.C  ^^^a��sr^<3te5^^E3KS!��2��s -aa wmwmmmMmmn  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  Mr. Martin says the Colonist wanted  a new deal. So we did, but "we did  not want a miscellaneous assortment  of slabs.���Victoria Colonist.  The only disappointed visitor at the  St. l'aul dog show was the man who  went in anticipation of seeing some  one "rush the growler."���Vancouver  World.  r  Hon. Smith Curtis, minister of  mines, denies that he has been following a blind lead. In any event local  politicians will agree that he has the  interests of the Boundary at heart.���  Grand Forks Miner.  The Martin platform is a logical  sequel to the liberal-conservative platform. The platform in the superla  t>'ve degiee is socialism, to which we  are all drifting. All are honest endeavors to benefit suffering humanity.  ���Kamloops Standard.  Premier Martin, in a letter addressed to this office, ukes exception to our  remark that the government was either  too pcor or too negligent to support  a  We Have It  You Want It  '    a ss  What?   Why, the fin  est line of Office Stationery ever seen in the  1 Boundary.      Come  in  cast your optics on it,  t  PIONEER PUB. CO.,  Phoenix, B. C.  Another Car  of Timothy Hay Just to hand.     Also Car of Oats.  When Buvina Flour  See tliotlt is the Celebrated CALGARY HARD WHKAT, the best Grade of Hour in  the Market The PHOKNIX FEUD and PRODUCK CO are sole agents for this  Celebrated Flour.  An Immense Shipment of  Choice Fresh Ranch Butter Just  Armed at our Warehouse. Kindly Call and sample it.  CONTACTORS and BUILDKRS Wir.t. FIND  a good stock of A No 1 Shingles al*a>son  hand at our Warehouse.  PHOENIX FEED AND PRODUCE CO.  Columbia  HoteL��^&  Corner Dominion Ave.  and Phoenix Street.  W  An Ounce of Prevention,  Have your teeth well taken care of  by your dentist, if they need any attention by reason of your own neglect, or  through cause beyond your control.  Have them thoroughly looked after  and put in as healthy a state as is possible, and keep them so, then your  liability to neuralgia or any other disease ot the teeth and gums will be  very much lessened. And nere let  me say that ft is an error to suppose  when >our dentist has put your mouth  in order it will staj so for an indefinite period. On the contrary, the  mouth ought to be examined at least a  couple ot times a year, and you should  not wait until your teeth begin to ache,  for "an ounce of prevention is better  than a pound of cure."  DR. R. MATHISON,  DENT IS I'  NadcvFlood Blk. Gru.Svop��, ftC,  The Largest and Best Appointed hotel  in the Camp. European plan. Newly  furnished aud finished throughout.  tie  -W.T.  The Elkhorn Lager contains pnly pure Malt and Hops,  kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels.  udin m  Patronize Hoae latftttry,  Try it!   It is  The Phoenix Livery Bam And  <�� Feed Stables ^  HEDGES & CO., Proprietors.  > Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.   Heavy Draying. j*  Charges Reasonable.  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, B*. C.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  P. Burns & Co.  HEAD OFFICE FOR ROUN1MRY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, 11. C.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway," Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  Gity Bakery  SUNN & McCAGUE,  PROPRIETORS.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  C. Free Delivery.  &3  ��������'  Maple Leaf Hotel  TWIST & SANDERS, Props.  FINE WINES, LIQUORS  AND CIGARS  .-���ALWAYS KEPT ON HANI).  Old Ironsides Ave.  PHOENIX,-B.C.  oc  }. E. FORTIN,  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  ������ ��� ������  Shoes  made in  any  style.   " Rubbers and Shoes repaired.  All kinds of Leather Findings for sale.        Harness Repaired.  The British Columbia Wholesale  Liquor Company, Limited*  R. GREIGER, Manager.  AGENTS         FOR  ���*j*j��COMPLETE LINE OF BAR SUPPLIES..*.*.*  GREENWOOD, B. C.  tt  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Bound Trips Daily Between Phoenix  .    , and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 8.00 a. 111. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves  Greenwood at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.  MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  it *  CiW��aw.?M8WfcTaa^^^  (Opposite Miners' Union Hall)  Corner Dominion Avenue and Banner   Street, Phofnix, 13. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished  Conveniently Arranged.  Bar Furnished with the Finest of Goods.  '     -w^ss"���qraham & Prendergast, Props.  (Formerly of Sandon.)  Merchant Tailorfi.  Are now open with a full and Complete  Assortment of the Latest Patterns in Suitings  Overcoatings, Etc.  Cor. Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  __ f  DAN   MCRAE, PROPRIfclOR.  Rotfgfi asd Planed Lumber,, Flooring, SlJiiplap, tmtlcani  SHINGLES ON HAND.  We are prepared to furniih dimension timbers.  Mill Located Two Miles West of Phoenix, B- C\  $,fcf ^Vwai1\^3*r/*to.Ci*fc[Vo^\ VK'^ ^mjJvainV< THJy PHOENIX PIONEER.  H+H-M-4 Ml H M M M M ��� �������  1 LPJUUtib. j  DRUGGISTS.  o o  We have just received }  an improved still. We  believe in using every  precaution in our dispensary against contamination. Henceforth, we will  use no water but  Distilled Water  in our prescription work  ooo *  Opposite The Imperial Hotel.  : DominiMAYe.      FUOENIX,B.C. J  ������V     4  +++4+V++4 ��� ��� M M �������++4++*+��  $U,851,920.00 IN ORE  Official Report on the  Hill Mine.  Knob  MADE BY SUPT; WM. YOLEN WILLIAMS  Over 1.4M.M0 Net T#�� 01 CaffcrtbM R��ck  Ii Sight Hsv, \��bu* at HU7 t*r Taa-  I.Unstlif Pf|arct.  From time to time  there has been  no little speculation  in regard to  the  size and value .of the mammoth  ore  bodies in the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides mines in this camp, and outside  of the officials these   figures  were  not  generally known. At the recent annual  meeting of the Knob Hill Gold Mining  Co., held in Montreal, Supt. W. Yolen  "Williams made his report in  detail of  the work done, the extent of the ore  bodies, as developed,  and the values  thereof, obtained by a large and  carefully made series of assays from  every '  part of the, pro-ierty.    The  report  is  interesting,   as   it sets at   rest  many  theories,, and   establishes   beyond   a  peradventure of a doubt the permanence  of.the camp.    We give l>elow  some  extracts from Mr. Williams' report.  "In estimating the amount of ore on  the dump which was taken out during  this development,of ;the mine from the  beginning of operations "liberal allow-  $$! aiice has been made for the material  'y,fKV*a^en out ��f the foot-wall drift, which  3sSfS3��*as nearly all waste, on account of the  ;pS|york having been done nearly alto-  ^-^Jjfgether in -the' country' rock, following  ^^. alongside of the" ore. There was a  total of about seven thousand tons of  material taken out of: the mine altogether from the different workings,  about 2,129 tons of which is estimated  as waste, and that leaves 4^71 tons of  ore remaining on" the dump "ready for  shipping.  "In figuring on the t the cpjantity of  ore exposed in a mine, in order to be  conservative and calculate with a de-  fit! Sree- ��^ accuracy�� 'l 's desirable to have  at least three sides of the ore body developed.  . "I t can be said that a large jiortion  of the ore body on the,Knob. Hill has  been exposed ;qri' Sfpur'fsides, 'Having  bieen penetrated thoroughly from the  surface, which makes it a pretty sate  proposition to figiire oh. ��� And regard  ing the other parts of the mine, where  tiere is only one side of the ore body  exposed, I think that. the remarkable regularity and continuity. of the  ore for a distance of nearly a thousand  feet in length, as shown in the tunnel,  is sufficient to warrant the presumption  that it will hold its uniformity within  the limit included in the following estimate, which is based upon the' dimensions of the ground developed, from  the level of the tunnel to the surface,  the length of which is 944 feet, width  206, feetby an average vertical depth of  ioo feet  "There arc 18,880,000 cubic feet  contained within the above boundaries,  and by allowing 12 cubic feet, in the  solid, of ore to the ton, which is a very  liberal allowance, we find that we have  the enormous amount of 1,573,333  tons of ore available for extraction  above the level of the. tunnel.' This  may seem to you as rather an extravagant and unsound calculation, but,  nevertheless, I know of no particular  reason why it is not approximately  correct. The indications both on top  and underground, in my opinion, warrant the belief that the figures and  conclusions drawn are somewhere near  right.  "I wish to call your attention to the  fact that the figures above given includes less than two-thirds of the length  of the claim above the level of the ttm-  nelj-so thatit is reasonable to presume  that the above tonnage will be increased by more than one-third when the  tunnel has been extended to the southern boundary of the. claim, because  greater depth will be attained from now  on, in proportion to the distance run.  "Another gratifying consideration in  this connection is the fact that the ore  body seems to improve steadily in grade  as we go into the mountain.  "In addition tothe amount of ore  now in sight and susceptible of being  developed in the tunnel, there is every |  reason to believeithat the second level]  will produce the same favorable results,  'with an equal amount of development.  As I have previously intimated,  the  winze to its present depth has passed  through a solid body of ore the entire  distance and the genera! indications  are thai the ore body will continue to  maintain its present magnitude to a  great depth. So that it can be said  with proprieiy that the amount of oie  that the mine is capable ol producing  is almost inexhaustible."  As regards the value of this ore, Mr.  Williams makes the following statement:  "I am very much pleased to say that  we have now a complete equipment  for assaying our own ore, which is in  charge of Mr. O. B. Smith, Jr., a gentleman who is a graduate from one of  the best institutions in the country,  and' is absolutely reliable and trustworthy in his actions, so in presenting  to you the following figuies I do so  with the utmost confidence that they  are reliable and correct.  "For the purpose of furnishing you  as complete and reliable a statement  in this report'as possible, I" have had  samples carefully taken of the ore  throughout the length of the Knob  Hill tunnel. The samples were taken  in 10 foot sections, including both  sides of roof and tunnel, each sample  representing from four to five hundred  pounds in weight, which should give a  very accurate average of the value of  the ore sampled.  "The assay returns were as  follows:  From mouth of tunnel to point  387 feet, total average value  per ton $ 6 50  From 660 feet point to 936 feet,  total average value per ton.. 10 24  General average value per  ton  of the whole      8 37  "From the above returns I arrive at  the following conclusions  as to the  value of ore in sight in the mines and  extracted on the dump:  Quantity   of   ore   on    dump,  ' tons     4��863  Deduction for moisture, lop.c.      486  Clmeron Court I. 0. P.  Cimeron Court, Independent Order  Foiresters, meets first and third Wednesdays of   each   month.     Visiting  brethren are cordially welcomed.  Alan Simpson,   J.E.W.Thompson,  Rec. Sec. C. R.  THE BANK OF  Pianos.  I have secured the agency  for several Eastern   Pianos,   shipped  direct  from factory at factory prices.  L. C. Crawford,  Old Ironsides Tow'site Office.  Blacksmith Shop for Sale.  A complete blacksmith shop, with a pocd  paying; business, fur sale. Particulars given,  apply by mall, Columbia telephone or in person  to the Phoenix Pionkkr, I'hoeuuc, B. C .    <  Drill M America  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  PAID-UP CAPITAL,.. .-.$4,866,666  RESERVE FUND $1,460,000  LONDON OFFICE:  3 Clement's Lanc,lvOmbard Street, E.C.  Actual weight of ore on dump,  tons    4.377  Total value per ton  $ 8 37  Total, value   of ore on  dump $36>635 5��  Ore in  sight above tun- ���  nel, tons    :    i,537��333  Deduction for   moisture,  iop.c         157.333  WHITE HOUSE  <^_CLOTHING STORE  Carrie" a Full Lino of  Gents' Furnishings and  Custom Made Clothing.  An tlie season is nearly.over, will Hell the  Celebrated Hudson Bay Blankets  AT VERY LOW FIGURES.  M. W. CRANE, Proprietor.  Dominion Avenue, Ptaetnlx, B. C.  E.C Keith & Co.;  ��� HANDLE   Real Estate and  Mining Properties.  :  :  1  \ COPPER PROPERTIES  ? WANTED.  Some Choice Lots in Phoenix  on Reasonable Terms.  Actual weight, tons     1,4*16,000  Value per ton......... $837  Total   value   of  ore   in  sight ,.$11,851,920  "Notwithstanding the fact that the  general average of the ore is comparatively low grade, it can be readily seen  that it amounts to a great deal of  money when it is handled in large  quantities, as can be done at the Knob  Hill. There is no reason why the  mine should.not be a dividend payer  in the immediate future and continue  so for many years. -It is evident. diat  large quantities 'of ore'should be handled with as much economy as possible,  in- order to derive the best results obtainable, and, "as'a railway will soon be  completed to 'We foot of the Knob  Hill, dump, where the ore can be  loaded cheaply from the large bins  now in course of erection, and with  your own smelter to treat the ore, it  seems to me that the road is clear for  the Knob Hill to become a grand  success in the near future."  It will be" seen, then, taking the  minimum figures, that the Knob Hill  has ore in sight representing a value  of $11,851,920; this ore can be mined  and treated at a total cost of $5.15  per ton,, and as the average1 value of  the ore is $8?3 7" per ton, the ore in  sight will yield a net profit of $4,556,-  -52b: ���';���'���' ���;> ���������-������-'���;'-���;' ���������." ':--���������������     ^  : .Mr. Williams, in making his estimate of the'ore in sight, has been very  conservative^ as for instance: In arriving.at the-number of; tons of Ore  blocked out, he takes an average depth  of but 190 feet, while the average  depth obtained in the tunnel is 150  feet. Then the width is taken as 200  feet, when, as a matter of fact, in two  of the crosscuts the width is nearly  300 feet. As stated in his report, the  winze has reached a depth of 150 feet  below the level of the tunnel and is in  solid'ore, and no account -of this, was  taken in his estimate. So that, taking  all these additional figures into consideration, the value of the ore in  sight could be safely, we think,,  doubled.  We notice that as depth was obtained in the tunnel the ore values increased, so much so that in the Old  Ironsides and Victoria, the adjoining  mines, the same ledge, but on the 300-  foot level, is yielding values that average about $25 per ton.  There is only one conclusion to be  drawn from these figures, and that is  that the Knob Hill shareholders have  in their mine a veritable bonanza, and  it is not to be wondered at, with a  knowledge of these facts, that during  the recent slumps, when' dividend  payers .and non-dividend payers declined from 30 to 100 points, Knob  Hill remained steady.  PHOENIX, B. C.  j PflUI  BREMNER&CQ.  Watchmakers,  Jewellers and  Opticians ....  Fine Watch Repairing of all  Kinds.    Prices Reasonable.    -  Miller Block, Phoenix, B. C.  y.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work -"Guaranteed.   -Import-  " ed Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoealx St. and Brooklyn Ave.  A>jKf><5xJx8>^<^<jw��^<s>^$K$>^xjKj>  FOR A SQUARE  MKALGOXO...  ..Restaurant.  Harber & Thompson  PROPRIETORS.  Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market  Affords   Mineral Production of Canada.  Advance sheets of the report by  Efrie Drew Ingall of the Canadian geological survey, show the total value of  the mineral production of the Dominion to have been as follows,  .  1886      $-0,221,255  1887  11.321,33'  1888   12,518,894  1889  14.013.913  1890  16,763.353  1891   18,976,616  1892  16,628,417  1893  20,035,082  1894  I9.931.158  1895  20,639,964  1896  22,584,513  1897  28,661,430  1898  38,661,010  1899  47.27S.512  I  Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  I  J. F. WALKER SCO.  Every thing in stock that  should be found in an "Up-to-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,    '���*'  '���  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  AVENUE  i  Phoenix, B. C. ��  X    Agts. for Spokesman-Rev iew    J  COURT OF DIRECTORS:  . H. Bboiuk, John Jamks Cartisr, Gaspard  FAKXEK, RlCHAKl. II. Gl.YN, Hl'NHY I. R.  1'AHHEtt, Hi). ARTHUR HOAKK, II. J. B. KENDAL, J. J. Kinosford, Fred 1,1'imocK, Geo.  D. Whatman.  Secretary, a. G. WAI.T.IS.  Head Office in Canada, St. James Street,  MONTREAL.  H. Stikemax, General Manager.  J. 1{lmsli:y, Inspector.  BRANCHES IN CANADA.  London, Brantrord, Hamilton,Toronto, Montreal,  Ottawa, Kingston; Quebec, St. John; N. B.,  Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B., Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Roasland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft, Dawson City, Klondike, N.  W. T., Greenwood, Atlin and Bennett, 11. C  Sidney( C. B.  AC.ENTS IN THE UNITED STATES.  SPOKANK���Trader* National and Old National  Banks. Nkw York���si Wall st., W. Lewion  and J. C. Welsh, agents. San Francisco,  124 Sansome street, it. J. McMichael and J.R.  Ambrose, agents.  LONDON HANKERS.  The Bank of England and Glyn & Co.  . FOREIGN AGENTS.  Liverpool���Bank of I.lvcri>ool. Australia���Union  Rank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Bank of Australia and Bank of New Zealand.  India,. Chlnn.'nmL. Japan���Chartered Merchant!, Hunk of India, London and China,  Agra Bank West Indies: Colonial Bank.  1'arin���Marcuard and Kraliss & Co., Lyons-  Credit Lyonnais.  JAMES ANDERSON, Mgr.. Oreeawood, B.C.  f-9-9-*-Q-*-+ -9-9-9-9'  of The Most Popular  ? i Hotel in Phoenix is  -<>-��-���-���-��-��-���-��>-��-��-��� ���'  ...THE BUTTE  C. W. ABBOTT, Manager.  It is the FAVORITE RESORT for the  Weary  and Thirsty    Traveller or  1  ;  Wayfarer,  becoming  Boundary.  and i'    consequence  is  note .   throughout    the  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL   -    -   -   -    $1,500,000  RESERVE FUND   -   -    $835,000  BOARD OK DIHKCTORS:  R. W. Hknkkek, President, Hon. M.. H.  Cocu  bane, Vice-I-res.. Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell',  N. W.Thomas, C  G; Stevens  Kathan, II  J. N.Galer,  B. Brown, Q. C.  II.  .".HKAD OFFICK SIIKRBROOKIJ, P. Q.  Wit. Pakwku.; Gen'l Mgr., S. Kdcell. Local  Mgr.; S. V. Morey, Branch Inspector.  1 BRANCHES.  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Stanstead, S. Stevens,'   ' "  Cowanville, J. Mackinnon, Manager.  Costicook, B. Austin^ Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball,   ���''  Granby, W. H. Robinson, "  Bedford, K. W. Mprgan, _"  Magog, K. P. Oliver, '..'���.':."  St. Hyacinthe, J. K. La Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, K. K, Robinson, Mgr.  Grand Forks, J. W. Mocloughin, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Bank-of Montreal: Lon-  dont Kng., National Bank of Scotland; Boston,  National Kxchange Bank; New York, National  Park Bank.  Collections'; made at. all accessible points.  Drafts issued for anv required amounts, good in  all points in Canada,, U.S. and Kurope. Kx-  chaiige bought and sold.  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 12.  Dominion Avenue.  Newly Furnished Throughout.  Choicest Liquors and Cigars.  Dining Room First-Class in Every Way  PHOENIX, B. C  MINKRAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvement*.  NOTICE.  Tip Top and Triangle Fraction Mineral Claims.  situate in the Kettle River mining division of  Vale district.  Where Located:���In Greenwood Camp;  Take notice that I, John F. Hemenway,  as agent for J. P. Grates, Free Miner's Certificate So. 242698, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements for' the purpose,6f obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And fiirther take notice that action under/ section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 9th day of March, 1900.  =7 Jxo. V. HEMENWAY.  '$V  oocooooopooooooooooooc>ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo  The Lion Bottling Works  GREENWOOD   SOLE AGENTS FOR THE-  AND  o  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia.  PHOENIX, B. C.  -RENERAI.' EXPORT AGENTS-  Blue Label RS;s;rN  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesbaden, Germany.  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  cxxxmoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  .   Limited.  Mining Machinei*y  Peterborough, Ont,  .......CANADA......  MINERAL .ACT, .    '' -  Certificate of Improvemeais.  NOTICE.  Chancellor Mineral Claim situate in the'-: Kettle  river, mining division of Yale district.  Where Located:���Greenwood camp.,  Take notice that I, James.Moran, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 116574, for- mytelf and as agent for  John   Mulligan,   I'ree Miner's   Certificate   No.  19557A, intend, sixty duys from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate ,  of Improvements, fjr tbe purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issurauce  of such Certificate of Improvements.  , Dated this 15th day of March, 1900.  James Mora*.  MINERAL ACT.  CF.RTIPICATK OF IMPROVEMENTS.  "No. 13," Mineral Claim,situate In the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:  Greenwood Camp. c  Take notice that I, James Mornn, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 116574, intend, sixty days from the,  date hereof, to npjily to the Mining Recorder fur  a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose pf;  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section' 37, must be commenced .before the lasu-  unce of such Certificate of Improvements. >  Dated tills 36th day of March, 1900.  1"  Jamba Mob ax.  Notice.  ���������<  PHOENgX  BAKERY.  C. W. Greer, Propr.,  Is making Light, Sweet and Wholesome  Bread, French, Rye or Graham. Leave  your orders at the  SHOP:   PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, B.C.  The Yale-Coltimfcia Lumber Co.  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mux and Yards are Located as Follows:  Nakusp.. .  Robson.. .  Rossland. .  Ymir  ..  Greenwood-  yards.  .mill and yard  -Gen'l office���mill and  Phoenix.  Eholt No. 1 "  Eholt No. 2...   "  Deadwood "  Rock Creek..    "  Long Lake.........   "  mill and yard.  We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  Is You* Name  .,.ON THE LIST?  We mean' the Subscription List of the Phoenix  Pioneer. If not, it should be. It's the only way  of keeping posted about the greatest mining camp  iu British Columbia.    It costs only  $2 per year.  Pioneer Publishing Co., Phoenix, B. C.  i �����  PHOENK  IS WHERE THE MINES ARE.  -o  Residence Lots.  Brooklyn Avenue, the'residence portion  of Phoenix, is being graded, and the  Water System is being extended to the  property. Snow ha3 been gone for some  time, and spring comes at least a month  sooner than in any other portion of  Phoenix. Terms to suit those intending  to build.  -0  . LET G. W. RUMBERGER  TELL YOU THE REST.  Don't Leave the city until you see him.  Noticf. is hereby glren thpt an application will  be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of liritlsh Columbia at Its next session, fur  an Act to incorporate a Company; with power to  construct, equip, maintain, ancl operate telephone  aud telegraph 'lues niihiu and throughout the  Province of British Columbia, and to construct,  erect, and maintain such and so many poles and  other works and devices as the > Company deem  necessary'for making, completing, supporting,  using, y, orbing, operating and maintaining the  system of communication by telephone ana telegraph, and to open or break up an)' part or parts  of the said highways or streets as often a* the  said Company,' its -agents;' officers ,or> workmen  think proper, and for the purposes of the undertaking to purchase, acquire, or'lease, and hold  . nd ��� :11 and dispose of lauds, buildings or tenements .within the limits aforesaid; and to purchase  or lease,7 for any termof years,any: telephone .or ,  telegraph line established, or to be established,  in British Columbia, connected, ortb be connected  with the Hue which the Company may construct,  .and to amalgamate with or lease, its' Une or lines,  or any portion,or portions thereof, to any company possesbing, as proprietor, any line of telephones or telegraph communication connecting, or to be connected,'with the said Company's  line or lines, and to borrow money for the purposes of the Company, and to pledge or mortgage  any of the Company 'a asset* for that purpose,  and to receive bonuses or privileges from any ���  person,or body corporate; and with all "other  usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or  prnilcges as may be necessary or incidental  to the attainment of the above objects, oranyoi  them. ,  Dated this 15th day of December, 1899,  J. K. Ukowk,  Solicitor for the Applicants.  Notice of Dissolution.  Notice is hereby given that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as proprietors of the Butte Dining Rooms,  has been this day dissolved by mutual  consent. All debts owing to the said  partnership are to be paid to H. Hawthorne, at Phoenix, B. C, and all  claims against the said partnership are  to be piesented to the said H. Hawthorne, by whom the same will* be  settled.  1 )ated at Phoenix, this 24th day of  February, A. D. 1900.  'h.-.hawthqrn.e,  William Brown.  Witness:  'XV. A. Abbott.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY,  AND SOO LINE.  Canada's National Highway.  America's Great Transcontinental Line  and World's Pictorial Ronte.  The direct route from Kootenay, Kettle  River and Boundary Creek Districts  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist Cars past Medicine Hat;  Daily for St Paul; Sundays and  Wednesdays for Toronto; Fridays  F'or Montreal and. Boston. Same  Cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Direct Connection via Robson to and  from all Points.  Except Sunday        Except Sunday  14:35 Leave Greenwood Arrive 15.35  For   rates    and   full    information  address nearest local agent or,  E.R.REDPATH, g ent, Greenwood, B. C.  W.F.AxnKK.soN, E.J.Covi.E,  Trav. 1'ass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established 1867.  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,000,000.  [Six Million Dollars.]  REST $1,000,000  l-resident Hon. Geo. A. Cox.  General Manager. . , . .15. E. Walker.  Ass't; Getvl   Manager. J.H. Plummer.  This bank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.    ���  Accounts of Coporations, Merchants  and Individuals received on favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Minvet  "'WrMs  lifi  w  m  m  mm  ms  Sin  'lrv&*V-'*Sf  iff  ���:xm$  'iff1  lllig  ���/lis  $$&  ���.v.fe*sas#i  IS  .   '1  ill  * -1  1  *  mpr* .   1  ;  vr-f  ��  -p���  ff**K  ll  mm I'iY.'.r- ������   "'   ���V^'^"-:^.'^'.'<'i?.<���Mf!i��*..i.a.cf.,,Mrj^rV;aJ.J?C^*^i^   '  H >\  thf/phoenix pioneer.  re.  > V  U-,"  **"A  t *���  ' V.  seees:  Hie Bros  JUST KKCK1VED A^STOCK  ~ OF LATEST DtCSlUXS-IK  WALLPAPER  And CONFECHQNERV;  Also a complete line of Stationery,  Blank. Books, Cigars and Tobacco. -  Dominion Ave.     PHOENIX, B. C.  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  -now  IS-   ���"-A*'  is* -J  *f* *K^ "-1    i,  * >.} v *  Von m.ss it it jou miss the Fisk  Jubilee Singers.  W. Ii. Cochrane went to Rossland  Thursday on legal business.  , W. J. Porter, of the Golden Crow n,  \-sited Rossland this week.  The new K. of P. lodge in Phoenix  Hill be instituted Monda}y April 16.  In another week the snow will be  gone on the trail between Phoenix and  x.hi\t.  Do not forget the lrisk Jubilee Singers next* Tuesday. They are well  worth hearing. -   -  Father Palmer, who now makes his  headquarters in Gieenwood, was in  to��n yesterday. s    '  J. W. Astley. mining- lengineer^ for  the Snowshoe, u hose home is in 'Rossland, visited the property' last" S^tuf-  v ^y-     . ."    ���    " ,  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8 has  changed its night otjjneeting from  Wednesday to Saturday. Members  please take notice.'     '*/  *  TheC Old   Ironsides r time is  nearly identical with standard or C.P.  R.time, ithaving beeii put back  20  minutes t lis, week.      *,-> >'  The old Dominion express rate from  '   Nelson to Greenwood was'$4.75  per  j00 lb*; it is now $2.75.   From Ross-  IojkI to , Greenuopd  it was $4.50 and  is now $3. < >    r ���-   ',      s   1  j The Bisk Jubilee Singers have sung  their way into the hearts of ma'ny thousands all over, the world. They will  lie at Miners' Union Jiall, Phoenix,  next Tuesday evening.  The MothervL<jde spur is now, being  ballasted*and Completed, after 'which,  it is said, 1 the'track gang will be transferred, to the Phoenix and Midway  ends:    May it be soon.  , Not being able toget'e'ars -switched  toHarlford Junction, on account of  (   the bad condition ot the newly laid  track,* is'causing our s merchants considerable inconvenience. >*���     *     * <��*  '  ��r   **���  j  1$ Hii^'^-f     ���'It*'*       ���  ���> ^j r      o  lit is stated that the charter for 'the  .. coiniiaiiy to operate a tramway between  Greenwood   and   Phoenix  has  been  granted. *-",' Construction   should, be  started in the near 'future.' ,"*'''  1 \ r  The Eastern Tow nships Bank, which  -a ill-shortly start a branch in Phoenix,  has been looking some time for 'the  right man  to take charge 61 it., ,He  will "doubtltes"soon~belound. *������  , J. Fleishmann, !of,Vancouver, one oC  the owners of the new^Victona "hoteC  on p\d I-io-Vides ayeime, sj>ent several ;  Hnvct irtT��h<��^r*ifv this utf^^lf   ^   Tfiiw hnlAl *  -'���Rudolph Linden, formerly with the  California .'-Copper������TJo.'s .smelter at  Madera', Cai., has arrhed at Greenwood; to take charge of the- Mother  Lode smelter construction', while Paul  Johnbon is in 15uro|)eM' ' - ���.' ������  On account1 not being '.able to arrange lor the current,) '.the Battle of  Transanal Co., wuth its'electric moving pictui es, was unable to show in  .either Greenwood or Phoenix this  week, as had been expected.  Alfred L Reeve, who was with the  Wm, Hunter Co. Ltd , in its Phoenix  branch, left on Monday for Silverton,  his_o!d .stamping ground. Mr. Reeve  made many triends during his stay in  PhoeniJi^who regret to see him leave.  ,It has been intended by 'the Phoe:  nix Miners' Union to give an Easter  Monday ball, on the 16th, but owing  to the Miners' Union*of Greenwooci  haling'one on the same".date, the  Phoenix dance will be held one week  later, April 23rd. I    t> '  In last week's issue of the Pioneer,  an unintentional omission was made of  one of the best numbers given at the  Patriotic Coucert. ( Mr ,A!ex. Henderson sang the "Banks of Lock Lomond" with such excellent effect that  he was enthusiastically 'encored.  Last Sunday- Postmaster, Matheson  moved the office and effects into the  new Stephens building, where he is  now much more comfortably installed.!  The added convenience to the general  public also is now well vvorthy of  special note. ���       <,  'Dr. C."M. Kingston,'-*hoJhas "been  located a% Eholt. tor several monthv  arrived in town Thursday, and will  remain here in charge of the office of  Drs. Jakes and Oppenheimer, who do  the nitedi^land, surgical Vork'for several Of thtfmiries." Dr.-Kingston sVill  "also keep an office at Eholt.,  '��� The monthly meeting of^the, board  of managers of the Presbyterian chnrch  of Phoenix was held on Wednesday, at  the office of,tbe, chait^rnan, J. tE.. Mills,  and the announcement made tliat that  Rev.-Joa McCoy formerly at Cascade,  would supply here beginning Apr 1 i[.  Mf.tSstienrjirt starts foj-^Viflnipeg *next  week, to continue his theological,  studies.      '     " '  Last night, just as the Pioneer was  going to presSjithe'ribngregatio^of ths  Presbyterian church tendered a recep-,  tion to H A. Stewart, the missionary,  who, leaves next week for the east.  A good program was prepared, and  Mr. Stewart was presented with a  purse, a volume of poems and a handkerchief box studded with specimens  of ore, Irom 28 different mines in and  ing will be held in Rossland, 'May 7.  AH those who have not registered  should do so immediately.  The liberal-conservative's of C>iecn-.  wood held a ��� meeting last night to  choose delegates to the Rossland con-  ventipn., .to,b*e held on the 1 oth. That  convention will' nominate a legislative  candidate for this riding.   -  Hon. Smith Curtis, minister of  mines, made the statement'in Greenwood last week that within.three weeks  the office of mining recorder for the  Kettle river mining division would be  removed from Midway to Greenwood.  E. V. Bod well, Q. C., barrister of  Victoria, B._ C, who is" now on a visit  to Toronto,,is spoken of as likely to  enter the provincial fight in British  Columbia, and to head a parly of lilj.-  erals and conservatives who, if returned, would'run a coalition government/  ( Raines Punch has been chosen president of the ' PhoVnix ' Liberal-Conservative -Association and W. B. Cochrane secretary. The executive committee consists of J. R. Cameron, W.  J. Sanders, Andy Cummings, E. E.  \Veekss and L. Fojey. This evening  there will.be a meeting of the association to chose two , delegates to . the  Rossland convention, lo be held on  the 1 oth ..inst .  -  v A complete list of the new cabinet  ministers, as chosen by Premier Mar-  ,tjn \s as follow s: Joseph Martin, attorney-general; G. W: Beebe*,'- provincial secretary*; J. Stuart Yates, chief  commissioner ^ of lands and ,works;  .Smith Curtis, minister of mines; C. S.  Ryder, minister of finance and agriculture. The latter was appointed and  sworn in this week, 'hailing from-Na-  naimo. There is still at president of  the council, to beiippojnted.' ��. 't  Wynkoop*  COMPANY, ktd  General Merchari  Special Attention Paid to Mining T?ade.  4&>^?  around Phoenix.  An extra meeting of the Boundaiy  Creek license boardwill be held in the  near future; probably at-Greenw ood. v ���  or  ������The Pal.iee 'Hotel, Cor. Knob  Hilj Ave. and First St., Phoenix.    Is" now occupied and doing a good, business.    Bar and  'l basement bringing in $75 per  '.month. ' An excellent opportunity for a profitable investment. Investigation invited.  Particulars-'furnished' by the  ^owner,'-' C. H. Mullen,  , . .     ,       Phoenix, B. C.  Groceries, Hardware, Tinware,   Clothing* Boots  and   Shoes,  , and General Supplies  Pioneer Store of Phoenix Camp.  ������������������� ���'������������������-��+���+��������,*��� t ���������+������'  ������  ������  ������  ������  �����������  ������  &  ������������  ������4-  ���-������  IX  n. E. Mitchell,  Fine Custom Tailor.  Hfis opened up a Choice Line of Imported and Dcmestw  Goods, which he will-make up in the Latest  -   ,," Style and warranted to fit.  AdjoiiiBf Black's Hotel, Donnim Ave.    ,  :������ 1-Phoenix, B. C.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  days yi'the^city thi^week. ��� 'This hotel  will shoitly have a grand opening.  The Columbia' Telepfii6ne/Co. - has  received iti long delayed shipment ot  'ph'one4 V��d wilLinstallthen'ir^n'connection -fuh its various Boundary, ex-  chaViges.rat! theyearisestjrpbaible^date *  Daii�� Breshahan/ "one/ of^ithe old  timers c�� this camp, "*fvho "has, been  spending the winter 4 at,', Hot-" Springs,'  Ark., returned Thursday. Mrs ' Ijres-  nahao.^tbpped in Spokane fcr^a visit ,  '- J.�� J'McKinnon, examiner. fopi;the  Eastern Townships Bank,' of > Sher-  hrooke, P: Q, who' is a stockholder in-  the Knob^Hill^will visit Phoenix early:  ^iText week to'*take a look at uhe ' big  mine." , ���< -^    1       . ' i>  ' Mis^Elsie Crawford,* who* assisted  so effectively in the Patriotic- Concert  lost week, 'has returned to Grand  Forks, .With her mother she will  tcome back to phoenix shortly and reside here.  " Last Saturday night Hans Haertel,  an employee ol the Russell Hardware  companjj of Greenwood, committed  suicide by the pistol ,route. He leaves  n widow, who iicrompanied the remains to Milwaukee.    ,  Political Matm^  A liberal association was  organized  last Monday night in Cascade.  'It is now-rgivenfiout*^lhat Friday,  June 15th, is the date definitely set  for the provincial' elections.1  Those who have sized up the - situation, assert that Phoenix will have over  200 registered voters on the lists when  they .are'finally revised.  ItJS. believed by the conservatives  .thjs riding that the choice of candidates lor legislative representative lies  between "Hon Charles H. Mackintosh  and Dr. Bowes.  J- FredJHume, ex-minister of mines,  Is back to Victoria Irom Nelson. He  states that he villi be a candidate for  the ^Nelson riding at  the  approaching  election as a Cottonite candidate.  -      ������ .   "-ft  ,������ The latest official Ga7ette contains  notice that a court of revision to deal  with the voters' list for Rossland  rid-  If you want the  best and latest  'in the line of : :  Job  * ���*  Printing  1 Ken-ember that no office m the Bound-  dary can give you better satisfaction than  the JOB DEPARTJWIJNTofthe .    .    ..  PHOENIX  PIONEER.  NEAT   CLEAN ....  ATTRACTIVE  That is the kind that pays.  That is the kind you want.  That is the kind WE DO.  DROP  BELLEVUE  HOTEL  Phoenix, B. C.  Knob Hill Avenue,   =' =  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and*  newly furnished throughout. - Everything- i&~nrst  class. <-Bar stocked with the finest.       y. < " :   ,    :  , DORSEY & SIMPSON, Props.  \  -DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B.C.  The PioneerHotel  f*w*TK*K*W>>  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors' and Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Pinhiff Room and Attentive Waiters.  ��� ���;��������� . j HARRY NASH,Prop.  .j ���*'  BUILDING  AMD PRICES  Struck b3r a Cyclone.  - f.  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop*  Baths 50c, 3 for $1.00  Under Columbia Hotel,  Phoenix, B. C  .. ��� R. L. MILES, Prop.  <HDkHXH>0:0-0<><><X><XH>00<KH><X><>-<  mmms  HATS  Latest   Styles^ and   Colors,  Spring and Suriiraer Hats.  Boots aiid Shoes  Large assortment of Miners' Shoes and Hip Gum  Boots, Men's Fine Shoes, Boys' and Childrens' Shoes,  Ladies Fine Shoes, at the Leading Furnishers  Dominion Ave.  Phoenix, li. C.  # # * ��� 0 Obas. A. McClvng & Co.  FEEJ3,   GRAIN,  HAY,; ROLLED  'OATS,  The  J. E. AH1..MSTROM,  Fine Wines,  Liquors  DOMINION AVENUE, -    "-"     -  Managkr.  and Cigars.  THOExVIX, B. C.  The Town o!  #  -kfe  %  #  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  -J"H-^-f+4+-��4-f+  The Coming Rossland of  QOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  When you want a meal  - - that will remind you   ",  of your old home,',  away back east,  THE  Dominion Ave.,  ; Phpenix, B. C.  Meals  Served -# All  Hours  H.HAWTHORNE  Proprietor.  eoaeoscoooGocooQceoacoDcc��  ������-���-���������������������-f-f-f-f'O-J-*-  250 Feet from the Brookljai Plant.  " One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines  Railroad now being completed passes through the town  Centre of six of the'most prominent mines in  the entiie  Boundary, all of which are producers.    Plenty of pure water  from lake 011 the property;  -I  % ���  For Prices and Terms, apply to  }l -Mil.       ffOtff I ifflffi  ' Owner, Columbia. II. C teie!  A  t 1  "S  "}   ���   rr-  %$&  Wm\<rW#?$*s.

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