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Array Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J901, <# <��  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  VMS��.  ���*��***  .'.(5��''L'��  Vol. III.  .PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, APRIL 19,  1902.  No, 23.  ,   I-*i*S3l*i.  *' *���<  *     * r  'c*  *" r^ ^i"  x 1-*  S#  ^1  The Big Store  OUR  GENTS' FURNISHINGS  DEPARTMENT IS NOW COMPLETE  With the Most Up-to-Date Stock in the District.  Shirts  Tooke Bros. Starched  Van Allen's Negligee  Hats  30   Dilfcient   Styles  and Shades by all the"  the B-st Makers.  Oiigin.il Slater foi which we aie the sole agents, and every  pan ol which the |>nce is stamped b) the tnikeis.  McCieady diess shoes  Ames IIolden diess shoes  Foot-Schultz���the pec of Aineiic.ni mining Slioss.  Geo A Slatei���We li.'Ve in stock 150 pair of this line of  dress shoes which we aie closui ��� out at.�� tii.il cost.  We are sole agents foi the Fit-Relonn Clothing Co.; of  Montreal. 'I heir -.pring samples aie a man el, the fit  Guaranteed.  1HUHH (0., Limilni  I'hueniv.  Greenwood.  Grand Porks  Sandon.  MORRINJHOMPSON&CO.  VEGETABLES  First Shipment of the Season to  Arrive on To-nights EXPRESS  Ripe Tomatges, Lettuce,  Cauliflower, Spinach,  Green Onions, Celery  Green Rhubarb  The prices will be a little high  but its nice to have these reminders of Sunny Climes while the  snow is on the ground.  Our first lots of strawberries  will get here May 1st.  Get your orders in early for this  is a small shipment. As usual  we have arranged for shipments  to arrive tri-weekly, and trust  our many customers will appreciate our forethought in this regard.  POST OFFICE STORE  OIL PROCESS  A SUCCESS  Preliminary Experiments Made  by Snowshoe People.  PHOGBESS OF NEW WORKING SHAFT  Snail lloltl InKslltd, but Will Have One of  ISO ll-irte Power In the Near Fulure  Noi Shipping Lately.  As is well known, the management  of the Snow-shoe Gold and Copper  Mines, Ltd., has been making experiments this winter with the oil piocess  ��i concentration, a quantity of ore  having been sent to London, England,  f>r this purpose.' It is understood  that the preliminary tests of the ore by  oil process have been successful, but  timber experiments are. now being  in-ide One advantage of the oil  method of extraction is that by it (he  values of copper and gold saved  amount to considerably moic than by  other proposed methods. It it absolutely necessary, however, to have plenty  of water in connection with the oil pro  cess., The Snowshoe management will  continue the experiments.  The oil process is new to British  Columbia, there as yet being no such  plant in operation in tliis province. Its  chief advantage is the low cost of treat  ment of ores, which i> a great item in  low grade camps. A plant, of this kind  was brought out from Londan to Nelson by the late J. Roderick Robertson,  manager ofthe London & British Columbia'Gold Fields, Ltd., before his  death,'for'ixperimental purposes, but  so far there is no report of its having  been used.  Snowshoe Shaft Work.  Work on the new three compartment  incline shaft on;the.Snowshoe has been  steadily progressing for the last two  months and this week the 25 horse  power hoist, formerly used on the old  shaft, has been taken temporarily to  the new shaft. A little later a new-  hoist of about 150 horse power capacity, one of the largest in the district,  will be installed ai the new shaft. It  will have a power of' lifting 500 tons  every 24 hours from; a depth of 1,000  feet, and will be. fitted with skips.  Then the present hoist will be taken  back to the old shaft. The new 20-  drill compressor and boilers, now being manufactured in the east,:will also  be installed this spiing.  Three forces of miners have been  working on the new shaft���-one sinking frpm the surface, another raising  from the 200 foot level, and a third  raising from 200 foot level. This week  connections were, made with the 100  foot level, and in a short time the 200  foot level will also be connected.  In sinking this shaft the miners have  been in ore nearly all the way, contrary to tbe expectations of the management. Ore was also encountered  in making excavations for the hoist  just erected.  Owing to the fact that most of the  men were employed on the shaft, no  sloping of ore has been done for some  weeks, and consequently none shipped.  The crosscut in oie in the surlace  workings, or glory hole, went through  the ora.body some 40 feet, and then  drifted in ore about 150 feet more.  This will give a. large tonnage of excellent ore when Supt. Astley is prepared  to begin shipments once more.  C. P. R. depot. The members of the  council agreed that this is a much need  ed improvement, and will try to arrange  to get it done, if the treasury will stand  it. "���' .\'."'  '.<���     '���'. '���  ,'-.  Only one bill was paid, that of the  Greenwood Electric Co. for$24.  The necessary formula was gone  through within regard tO;appointingthe  members of the court of revision, which  meets on April 26. The court will be  composed of Jilayor Rumberger and  Aids. Marshall, McRae, Munroe and  Graham.  Thd Phoenix Water Supply/Co was  requested to repair the sheet in- the  places where the pipe . line.- has been  put in, and the council adjourned.  WIUL BUILD  TO PHOENIX  RECRUITINQ FOURTH CONTINGENT,  V.,W& E. Road Coming Sure  This Year.  SO SAYS CHIEF ENGINEER KENNEDY  Labor Parly Convention.  The Provincial Labor Convention  was convened at Kamloops last Monday morning, with a representative  delegation from labor organizations  from every part" of the the province,  there being 61 accredited delegates  from 58 organizations. ��� ���-.���'.  The following officers' were-elected!  -'President, J. A.;. Baker,-Slocan; vice-  president, James Wilts, Nelson; secretary, T. H. Cross. Vancouver. A  platform of ten planks was adopted  for use in the coming provincial campaign*  The delegates were welcomed by an  address by Mayor Gordon and also by  several aldermen of Kamloops.  DoisNol Know Yel Whether Route WW be  Up Fourth of July Creek, or by Way ��f  Midway aod Greenwood.  AVERAGES  $14 ORE  One of the Best Showings in  the District.  NEW ORE VERY RECENTLY OPENED UP  Since Shipments First Began at fre Mine. All  Shipments Have Averajeit SH per Jon���  Now shipping Again.  COURT OF REVISION.  Members Werp Appointed by Ihe Ci'y  Council.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council, Mayor Rumberger and Aids.,  Munroe, McRae, Marshall, and Gralv  am were present. A number of communications were read by the clerk.  Among them R. H. Karatofsky asked  to have a sidewalk built along First  St. adjoining the McMillan block, in  which he has rented the coiner store.  The superintendent of education wrote,  and die receiver of the town of Wellington was anxious to sell some fire  paraphernalia, etc., while there were  two more applications for the place of  city clerk, which becomes vacant on  the 30th inst. The latter will be considered next week.  A generally signed petition was presented asking the city to construct a  sidewalk on Knob Hill avenue to the  Since shipments first began at the  Winnipeg mine, some two years ago,  an average of all the cars of ore sent  out, including those which proved  almost barren, gives $14 per ton. This  is certainly one of the best showings  yet made in any mine in the Boundary district, and if it can be maintained will place the Winnipeg in the  front class of our niines.  A few days ago work was resumed  on what is known as the station vein  on the 300 foot level, from which some  500 tons or more of ore was shipped  last fall, with good results. The drills  have again broken into a fine quality  of magnetic ore, carrying gold values  largely, some five or six feet in width,  and this week a couple of cars of this  ore will'be sent down to the Greenwood smelter, as well as a car from  what is known as the railway workings.  For the last six weeks, owing to sinejter  conditions, no more ore has been sent  out, but this week shipments have  been resumed,"and. it is expected will  becontinued from this on.  Richard Plewman, managing director ofthe Winnipeg, returned last week  from New York, where he went on  business ofthe company, and it is understood that he was successful in  placing a blo-k of shares of the company. Mr. Plewman is one of those  who have always had great faith in the  ultimate outcome of the Winnipeg,  and he still believes that it will he one  of the.great mines of this section. His  many friends hope that he will he successful.  When in Grand Porks Saturday, the  Pioneer man had a talk with James H.  Kennedy, chief engineer of the V., V.  & E. railway, which is now building  from Marcus to Republic, by way of  Cascade and Grand Forks. The Jim  Hill people had just put up the $50,*  000 which John A. Manly has exacted  for his ranch, which the company had  to cross, a few miles east of Grand  Forks, and Mr. Kennedy was arranging to crowd the work of getting into  Republic at the earliest possible moment.  As is well known, the V., V.   &  E-  have all along had this camp of Phoenix as one of the chief objective points,  and routes have been surveyed, one by  way of Forth of July creek and Summit camp, and the other   by   way   of  Midway,    Greenwood    and   Summit  camp.    This work was done last year,  the surveyors being in   the   field   for  many months, getting the grades down  to one percent���an old habit of James  J.Hill's.'  . The Pioneer man asked Mr. Kennedy if the company still intended to  reach this camp this year, and the, reply most unequivocably was that they  did, and that he hoped that they would  begin work before long".     He was not  yet certain whether the Fourth of July  route or; the Greenwood  route  would  be.selected,  as  neither  one had yet  befen decided: .upon.   Possibly the rails  would be laid over both routes.     But  Mr.   Kennedy was positive that the  line would be built in the hear future.  He thought'that the new   line  would  create a large new tonnage of ore, and  not depend entirely  upon  getting it  away from the C. P. R.  If one can place any reliance   upon  the word of the chief engineer, it would  Work at Recalling Stitioai Will Begin Next  Week Tours-toy.  Next Thursday recruiting for the  fourth Canadian contingent for service  in South Africa, will enmmene at the  following places in Western Canada:  Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster  Kamloops, Sicamous, Revelstoke,  Golden, Rossland; Ft." Steele, Cran*  brook and Grand Forks.  The force will be called the third,  fourth, fifth and sixth regiments, Canadian Mounted Rifle, service to be until  the termination ofthe war, and rates  of pay the same as the second regiment.  Preference will be given to the men  who have already served; There will  be a total of 104 officers, 124 sergeants,  64 artificers, 32 buglers, 1,712 rank  and file, a total of 2,036, with 2,174  horses.  The age of recruits is to be not under  20 nor over 40; height not undei 5 feet  5 inches; weight not to exceed 185  pounds; chest measurement not less  than^is inches.  Kales of pay for non-commissioned  officers' and men are:���Regimental Sergeant-Major, $2.19; quartermaster ser  geant, farricr-sergt., and farrier staff-  sergeant $2.06; company sergeant-  major, company quartermaster sergt,  $1.94; sergeant, $1.70; corporal appointed paid lanc-Sergt., $1.58; corporal and paid lane- sergeant, $1.46;  private, ��1.21.  430 MEN ARE  EMPLOYED  At the Granby Mines in This  Camp.  AND MORE ABE BEING ADDED DAILY  Payroll is Ibe Largest In the History of the  Coap*o>���1^00 or 1,600 Tons of Ore  Shipped Daily.  PHOENIX IS  THE LOSER  By Interpretation of the Public  School Act  FIRST PAYMENT WAS JUST $39 SHV  It is Merely a Question ol Wbetker Averages  Are Figured From Date ol rsymtat, Ac  cording to Act.  Under date of March 31st the  superintendent of education at Victoria  had a check sent to the City of^Phoe  nix for $350.60, which he claims was  the   amount  due the city from the  government under the new school   act  appear that there is every  reason  to Itor ti*e .firs' quarter of 1902.   The  act  believe that this summer will be an  active one in and around Phoenix on  account of r.iilway construction alond,  as there��are many miles of heavy rock  work within a short distance of this  place.  Later Developments.  Last Tuesday another injunction was  granted at Victoria preventing the V.,  V. E. people from continuing work  until argument can be heard, May 6th.  The injunction was granted at the  application of the attorney-general, the  Kettle Valley railway being the relator.  The alleged grounds were that the chart  er of the V., V. & E. had expired and  that the road was being buil' for other  purposes than those given out.  Wednesday a telegram was sent from  Ottawa that the V., V. & E. has. been  granted a charter by the railway committee of the privy council at Ottawa,  alter a hard fight with its opponents.  It is thus thought that Jim Hill has  won his fight after all, and will be enabled to go ahead with his railway  plans in this section.  Press Association Formed,  At Halcyon Hot Springs, last Saturday, the Press Association organized by the election of F. J. Dean ol  the Kamloops Sentinel, president;  Fred Simpson of the Cranbrook Herald, vice-president;Thomas McNaught,  secretary-treasurer. The officers, with  W. K. Esling ofthe Trail News, C. !���'.  Smitheiingale of the Slocan Drill,  E. A. Haggin ofthe Revelstoke Herald, and W. li. Willcox ofthe Phoenix  Pioneer, constitute the executive board.  David Bogle of the Victoria Colonist,  David Carley of the Nelson Economist,  and J. F. Dean are the committee on  legislation. A special meeting will be  called in a month or two.-  William H.Norris, of Midway, was  married on the 8th inst. to Mrs. Ida  Mandc McDonald, of Ladner, B. C,  at the latter place.  Supt. I lodges says that the Granby  smelter is now running through an  average o( 1,600 tons of ore per day.  Rev. W. A. Robins, of Greenwood,  will conduct the services at St. John's  church tomorrow at 11 and 7.30, and  will preach at both services.  A. W. More, a well known Victoria  mining broker, made his first visit to  Phoenix yesterday, and went through  the Knob Hill mine.  The-Midway base ball club has  been organized for the season with  S. A. Crowell, president; W.H.Webb,  secietary*treasurer, and J. H. Push,  captain.  George Pratt, a C. P. R. brakeman,  was injured last week in front of the  Old Ironsides ore bins, by being struck  on the head by a heavy piece of ore.  Several stitches were needed.  John Mcintosh, who was injured at  the Knob Hill mine in January, has  written from Montreal that the oculist  he travelled so far to see could do  nothing to restore his sight. Mcintosh  js on his way back,  distinctly states that the basis of payment shall be calculated on the average number of scholars present for the  six months "preceding the DATE of  payment." The superintendent interprets this to mean for the six mouths  preceeding the 1st of January. In this  case it makes quite a difference to this  city, as the average is constantly growing.  For the last six months up to the  first of January the average attendance  was 70.12, which at $20 per pupil, the  amount allowed, is equal to $1,402.40,  or $35��*6�� for the quarter���which was  the amount recoived.  For the six months to the 31st of  March the average was 76.12, or <li,*  522,40 for the year, or $380.60 for the  quarter. This makes a difference each  quarter of $30, which the school trustees and the city council think we are  entitled to by a literal or any other interpretation of the wording of the  act.  The superintendent has been written  to in the matter, but he insists that he  is right, and thus far his decision appears to be final.  For the last two seeks or more the  management of the Granby mint's in  this camp has been putting every man  at woik that offered himself. This  fact has been spread outside, and every  train brings in more men. The men  are employed largely as muckers and  carmen. There are machines enough  to break down the ore, and they, have  no trouble in doing this, but the trouble  was-to handle it fast enough at first, so  as to keep up the shipments of from 50  to 60 cars per day, divided into three  trains. Last night there were 430 men  on the pay roll, and more will probably be added.   ,,  The Granby apartment house and  the Old Ironsides hotel are crowded  to overflowing, and many men are living in other hotels or keeoing batche-  lor'shall.  Another Glory Hole.  Work has been started on what will  eventually be another glory hole at the  Knob Hill mine, where an immense  amount ol ore can be extracted, A  short distance in the main tunnel, a  drift has been run to the west, and  work has been started on the surface  just back of the Knob Hill compressor  house, and the two workings will be  connected. This work is all in shipping ore, and when the preliminaries of  getting ready are completed, it will  simplify tie-loading of the ore directly  into theC. P. R. ore trains in a most  economical manner.  In the main glory hole, or Pit No.  1, a'large amount of ore is, of course,  being taken out every day. There are  now eight raises into these workings,  which are used as chutes for letting  the ore into the mine cars in the tunnel  below; and in addition to these, two  more raises will be made short')* to  further facilitate the work in this part  of the property.  Boundary Mining Notes.  . Harry Cramer returned Wednesday  from a ten days' trip to Portland, Ore.  P. J. Dermody this week visited his  West Fork claim, where it is said he  has a good ore showing.  Ore from the Jewel mine, Long Lake  camp, is now being hauled to Burns  siding, instead of to Eholt, as heretofore. R. Meyerhoff has the contract  for hauling 2,000 tons, and gets down  about 30 tons daily,  As soon as the new crusher is installed at the Mother Lode mine, the shipments will be doubled, and shortly  thereafter the second furnace at the  Greenwood smelter.which is now ready,  will be blown in.  It is now estimated that the Sunset  smelter, at Boundary Falls, will begin  active smelting operations in about live  weeks. By that time the new sampling  and crushing machinery should be in  place, and the alterations required by  the insurance companies should be  done, A considerable tonnage is now  awaiting the Sunset smelter.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary minrs I  1901  233,424  for 1902, as reported to the Phoeuir Pioneer-  Granby Mines, Phoenix  t(4,533  Snowshoe,              "  297  Brooklyn,               "  150  Mother Lode, Deadwood  5,340  Sunset, "   Morrison, "    B. C. Mine,          Summit  19,494  R.Bel], ������        Winnipeg,     Wellington  1,076  Golden Crown,       "         2,250  Athelstan,               "         1200  King Solomon, W.Copper.  No. 7 Mine, Central.  City of Paris,             "       2,000  Jewel,             Long Lake  ltiO  Ciirmi, West Fork.  Ruby,      Boundary Falls.  5K  Vliscellaneous  3 230  Total, tons :?-*  -M ���  .   '**  ' f- '  *>  huw   s    a  if "fS}     "   i* '  gr~".r-i,-5 -    fc  s-v"iT1"   C  ir:r, j1; ,r    '5  vtfpt'" *  K��.T>V�� ���      *  IS- {  F bi-isf j ? <. i>  i *-j :  $?ki  UM'}  HI<  ��&��  J  kmiw  , ��*h  ��r^7   a-"i,f*t*,_ ��� **'�������   **i'-j-*5>jr  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  >-4-*-��)->*M*>*)f ���)����������������� �������������� ����-MH t*>4 ���������-�����������  The Canadian Bank of Commerce  head office, toronto.  Capital, $8,000,000.      .**      .*      Rest, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX, President. B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  J. H. PLUMMER. Atft Gtn'i Manager.  II. F. MYTTON,   Manager  Greenwood   Branch  l-M-f*��-f-f-f>-f -*�����������������������  ���  ���  -f  -r  ���*  4  ������  4  -��-  ���*���*-*������*���+++++���*���*���*���  HOT AIR LINE  WAS OPENED  Two Hundred Guests Went  Over New Road  BANQUET   GIVEN AT GRAND FORKS  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISSUED OS SATURDAY !IV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PIIORNIX, B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manage*.  Telephone  j Business office No. 14.  I Manager's residence, No. 15.  mer is over, and will wish to send the  Spokesman-Review to "thunder." Sei-  ���ously speaking, it is a" thundering  shame, and some one should be held  accountable for the palpable nusrepie  sentations that have been published.  The wind has been sown, and I he  whirlwind will be reaped.  Railway Belweco Grand Forks and Republic  is Now an Accomplished Fact���Golden  Spike Was Driven. ,  PEO.'Lt IN BU^-MrO 1 ��#������������<j-  Sooie Hitherto Unpublished Statist cs of Ibe  New R.dfiijs.  The JJuie.111   ol" Inloiinalion at Vic  toiia recently sent out a pamphlet, giv  ing   the population   of  the   diffeieni |  places or localities i.i the new electoia! j  distiicts accoiding toiheiedistnbuiion .  bill lecently passed  b)   the legislative I  assembly at Victoiia.     The  following1  are the fi^uit's in regaid to the places;  ir. Greenwood and Giand  l-'oiks electoral distiti-ts: I  GKANl) KOKK!. DISIKICr. (  Fife, Gladstone and vicinity     94' i       1      ��       1  cascade and vijnity 144 J-q 2cnv length desirer.  O  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  .DRY WfO  EDITORIAL COMMENT  SCBSCKIFZIONS IK ADVANCE.  Per Vear |j oo  Six Months -  1.25  To Foreign Countries 3 00  If you are not a subscriber to this paper, this  Is an invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates (urnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertisins.  This week the Boers  have   not   sui-  rendered mo/e than once.   .  The American Congress has passed  the most drastic Ch nese exclusion act  that the country has yet had. It was  wanted by the majority of the people  3label>  /���ather Pal's remains have been laid  away beside those of his beloved wife,  and the most enduring kind of a monument will be erected to his memory,  a hospital.  1902  APRIL  1902  Sun. Hon.  Toe*. Wed.  Fri. Sal.  Sun.  1    2   ,3   4  5  6    7  8    9   10 11  12  13 14  15 16   17 18  19  20 21  22 23  24 25  26  27 28  29 30  Invitations to uitness the coronation  were not, after all, extended to provin  cial premiers, but only to colonial  premiers. James Dunsmuir and bis  brethren will simpjy be permitted to see  the sights.  IS THE GRANBY SMELTER SOLD?  Repoits have recently been sent out  ��� trom Grand Forks that James J. Hill,  or. his friends, have recently acquired a  minority interest in the Granby mines  and smelter. It is further given out,  but not officially, that the price at  'which the interests was bought was on  a basis of $22,000,000 for the entire  holdings. It is needless to point out  that the manager of the company has  not verified these rumors yet.  Undoubtedly, if Mr. Hill * is getting  control of the Granby Co. in this province, he will control the railway tonnage of the Boundary to a large extent,  for it all centers around the Granby  Co. and its operations. Many do not  believe that the sale has been made as  reported, but that it is merely the result  of some imaginative reporter's brain  work.  In a short time Mr. Hill will have  his railway into Republic completed,  and will be bidding for the ores of that  camp. ^It is acknowledged that the  Granby Co have made a success of  their smelting and mining operations,  and if Mr. Hill secures control of that  corporation he will control the bulk of  the freight business in th*. Boundary.  That much is self evident. Mr. Hill  is a long headed man, and he is after a  steady business in freight hauling. He  would get this apparently for all time  to come in this section if he obtained  control of the Granby Co. Further  particulars of the deal, if it proves to  be such, are awaited with interest by  the residents of the Boundary and elsewhere.  Members, of the Canadian contingents in South Africa aie continually  covering themselves with gloiy. The)  are iriade^of stern stuff. It is little wonder that the Impeiial government is  glad to have a couple ol thousand  more of these husky boys.  It is said that one of the subjects of  discussion when the colonial piemieis  meet at the coronation at London, will  be that of Oriental immigration. Will  the subject be shelved for anothei  decade or so, 01 will the premier ol  Australia tell them what can be accomplished, from his own experience ?  COINQ TO THUNDER,  The editor of the Pioneer 'ast week,  at Grand Forks,' asked the editor of  the Spokesman-Review why that paper  was booming Thunder Mountain so  strongly at the present time. The reply was worthy of the editor of that  usually excellent daily.    He said:  "Well, the Spokesman-Review has  always believed in helping the new  mining districts as" they came into  prominence, and has done so to the  extent of its ability. When the Slocan  hrst came into prominence in 1892 or  or 1S93, we gave it plenty of space.  The same thing was done with Rossland, Republic and the Boundary, as  well as other meritorious mining districts. We believe in the building up  of the entire country, although some of  the older districts get jealous wlien a  new one comes to the front."  Tber-e seerss to be no reason to  doubt that there are good mining  claims in Thunder Mountain, but some  of the matter |>ubli��hed in the Spokesman-Review is pretty strong even, in a  miningjSection of the country. It i��  now asserted that, owing to the booming that district has received, thousands of ix>or deluded fellows are now outlook may appear a little blue.for  on the way thither���the wast majority j some, of he metals just now, but I be-  of whom will, at best, find failure star jltevethat the future holds much better  ing them in the face before tbe sw��-; prospects,"  j Thefoimal opening of the Republic  and Grand Forks railway last week  was a pronounced success, even if the  party of 200 invited guests had to be  diiven five miles from the railhead to  witness the ceiemony of putting down  the last spike, which was made of gold.  Republic is blessed in that it will soon  have two independent laiiway lines.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Great Industry���There is one in  dustry in which Great Britain holds  her own. It is a growing one, too  She makes all the ping pong balls-  ���Victoria Times.  Going Crazy���A specialist on mi", j  diseases says that the world is going  crazy. .* We believe him since reading  the proceedings of the B. C. Legislature.���New Denver Ledge.  Never So Had Before���Never  since mineral was first discoveied in  Okanogan county has wild cat boom  ing ever been indulged, in to compare  with the exaggerated, improbable and  impossible reports idative to Thunder  mountain that appear every day in the  Spokesman-Review. ���*��-Lo*.>mis Prospector.  Passing of "Wild Cats"���The  passing of the wild cat is a matter 01  rejoicing to not only the investor, but  to the honest prospectoi. In days  gone by he who had the smoothest  tongue sold the most claims, buttoda)  talk cuts very little figure in a mining  deal, the goods must be there or at  least there must be a reasonable chance,  of their being there���Marysville Tribune.  Copper Will Oc Higher.  "Ibelieve that the coming twelve  -months will see a great impiovcment  in the market price and .demand for  all the metals," said Simon Guggenheim at Denver last week Mi. Guggenheim is chaiiman of the executive  committee of the directors of tne  American Smelling and Refining Co.  "Copper, I believe," said he, "will  rise in price somewhat, because of an  agreement between the various interests  which will piobably be made within  the next few months. I do not believe  copper will go back wheie it was before;  that is not leasonable to expect, but it  may go to 13 or 14 cents, which is perhaps a normal and natuial price.   The  Last Saiuida\'-> foi ma!   opening of  the Hot Air Railuay, lecently coniplet  ed between Giand Koiksand Republic,  was a pleasing  success.     I'he  line  is  officially known as   the   Gr.nd   Forks  and Republic laiiway 01 Kettle Valley  lines,   but   is  called   the   "Hot   Ait"  line because so many peisoi.s on eithei  side of the line at fiist thought all  the  talk about building it were ineiely "hot  aii."    Its pionioteis, however, have at  tended steadily to their   business, and  have finished the load undei the  most  adveise circumstance*.  Satuidaj u hen the sped il tiain ol  lb in roaches pulled out fiom Giand  Folks, they weie filled with guests lioni  Spokane, Rowland, Nelson, V'amouv  er, Vic'oiia, Gieenwood, Phoenix and  other Boundaiy points. Representatives ofthe following papers were aboard,  viz., Spokane Spokesman-Review, -ipo-  kane Chionicle, Vancouvei 1'ioviiice,  Rossland Minei, Nelson Minei, Giand  Folks Gazette, Giand Folks News,  and Phoenix Pioneei.  It was about four o'clock   when  the  gues.s ailived at Republic, theie   hav  ing been some delay in getting stalled.  Owing   to   lainy    weather,   (or   tluee  days no steel was put down, and   the  i.uls weie not laid quite into Rcpubli ,  but the company piovided conveyances  101 the lest of the journey,  about   five  miles.    The citizens of - Republic   co-  opeiated with the boaid of   trade   ol  that place and piovided   an  excellent  <dilation for the visitois, and then the  paity  pioceeded   to the  point wheie  the golden spike ceremony took place.  I'he spike was driven by General Manager Holland and his assistant, W. C.  Moiris.    Then the guests  repaiied to  the    train   again,   and   reached   the  Smelter City about 10:30 in the evening.  Here a sumptuous banquet was prepared bv the Giand Forks Hoard of  Trade, wheie ihere was a most enjoyable feast of reason and flow of soul  for seveial houis, several prominent  speakeis taking part, and felicitating  the management of the new railway  on the completion of the newest international link. Among other things,  it was pointed ou' that this was the  first time on record where a railway  had been built by Canadians into the  United States for the purpose of having American ores treated at Canadian  smelters. ���  It was noticable that the new rail  way is substantially .built throughout,  the tiestles-and biidges are of the besi  ki.own to engineering, and the rolling  ���uJ'k is all that can be desired. One  spea'^.*: at the bai.quet declared that  he belic\ed Republic would yet be one  ofthe gieatest mining camps in the  United States, and would be brought  to that point largely by reason of its  1 ail ways.  Mr. Holland and his associates are  to be congratulated on the  successlu  termination of their effoits.  Grand Folks and vicinity  1-7.1  Norn, Fork-Kettle Rive,  23J Delivered at your doer\  Columbia City   Phoenix Station, etc 433  Phoenix City ' >��c4  Total      grki:nwgoi> disikici.  Summit City, etc 488 I  Boundaiy Palls       1 ao |  Gieenwood and vicinity 1S53  Midway        " "             026  5��8,at current rates*  W. COLTER,  phoenix!  3*595   Leave orders at BUTCHER  I SHOP on Old ftansidei Ave.  Total.  3.c��7  GEORGE  GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  AM. PATH ROOM.  I Phoenix Home B*ewed       ^  i Lager Beer  Sjj Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  ��=2 host of Fiicnds who testify to its Good Qualities  I PHOENIX BREWERY  ]=�� JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor. g��  ^5 Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St.. Phoenix-^  MmMMWMtWmtWWMMWMMmS  s  Reniembei \ou can get  am thing iu  the maiket at the I)om niou.  Nitrous o\ide ami oxjgen loi painless extraction ol teeth at Dr. Math  son's.    Poth phones. *  Oi.i*.Ct Williams 'llm-K.CQ..  Flint n>��l Olil Iroii.uk-.Atc  Pi eaix P. C.  D.J  MATHESON,  INSURANCE A'SKXI,  FIKI., Lll-F, ACC1DKNT.  Cmnhiissli.iiiT fur taking Alflilinitt..  Phoenix, 13.  a. scon,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, H. C.  H. S. CAVI.KV. W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Rarrister and Solicitor,  notary puhlic.  PIIQENIX, B. C.  4-     King ErJwgrd Lodge, U.D.  ��� ' A'. F. and A. M.  Regular communicqtioi) 8 p. n|.  , Sec  oiid TliVsasiy of each momh.  Kmerg-Mit iiiee*.ii*j*s as called; "-.laso-iic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson block.  JNO. F. HI5MRNWAV  Se-.ret.ary.  F. L. CQCK  W-M.  PHOENIX AERIE,  NO. 158.  Meetingg Oil Friday 8 30 p. in. at  Miners' Union Hall.  Visiting      brethren  cordially invited.  JAMKS M-tRSIIAU., Fres.    R. I.. BOYD. Secy.  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Knights of Pythias.  Meets every Tuesday night  ..t 7 30 p. 111., lLirdy-McKenzie  Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome.  R.A.Scott, C C.  D.J.Matheson. K.. R. ��.  Phoenix  Skating  Rink  NOW OPEN  Lighted by  Electricity.  SK-SOX Tit K.MS-.  lo. Jlt.\    ���   .. i7.(10  ������    L-.IHK-.     ..  5 00  "   Hois   ....   :u>0  Trasmkvi 23 1 cult.  SKVI'INi;  IIOUK.-:  2 00 p.m. lo 4 00|>.m.  8 i> iu. to 10 I'.iii.  OM Ifons-i'liM Tiim*.  Corner & Prendergast  PROPBIKTOKS.  Go to the for o  PALACE LIVERV ��rs*    ___   class  WWW   STABLE  WWW   turnout.  T\Vc keep a well stocked stable of Driving and Saddle  ^P      dorses wliich nrc well suited for long drives.     Special  m*CG*     attention given to sleigliing parties.  Light and Heavy   C0LLINS & McQUAID  Transfer. proprietors. :============  ���"M-��4-��-��*��**>4 ������*��-���-���-��-���*������"����������� ������-��������-�����������������������-���-������-������������-������������M-f>*f*��-f-H-H-  T-iii-   _  . **. _ .~. _-  .    . > ^-..~.n.    ,js t|1(J   pjftce   (0   ���-0   ff -you  Krant   the best ol Liquors  .and Clgnra.  +   ��� =iALUS t'ROM &' BERG, Proprietors.- -  J **#     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C.  +++++���*-**** ��������������������������������+����������������������������������+��������4-4-f-��������>��� ���>����������������������������  IfNORDEN HOTEL;  II. D. PHIL  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All \yprk Guaranteed.    Imported Qopds.  KIKE HQOrs 4*-;'D SHOKS 1|,U>I. 'IO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINhRS'  ,-XU   PUO.S-  PKCTOKS' bllOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Comer Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  White CoqKs arid Waters' IJrjiQn  No. 124 W. J,. U.. of Pftoeni?.  MeetH TiiPBiluy  niulita, 8;3> n'clui-k ut  Miners' Union Hull.  STMCTLY   BUSINESS  modernized   would  newspapeis out pi  An old axioin  read, "Out of the  mind."  Judicious adveiti-.ing is the sustaining loice of the winner in all contests  foi business gie.itnew.  Never allow jour business to remain  al a standstill���put out nioie advei-  tising and push .t ahead.  Advertising is a tiade tonic that can  be depended upon to remove sluggish  stocks if given in doses of the pioper  mediums.  The best way to get ahead of the  bthei fellow is to advertise pftener and  better���and pay better attention to  your business.  They have meiit, we own, though  their system's absurdity keeps it unknown���foi 'tis now quite well known,  ^oods must be adveitised or no profits  be shown.  Notice of Application lo B. C Legislature.  NOTICE IS HHRK Y Givi'n that apnlica-  Uou will bs made to this session of Hie r.egi-iln-  tureof i>. <'. for an act concerning the power  ofthe Phoei*i:�� Water bujiply Co. Limited,  ���is the tame appear*-111 Its Memo- andiiui of Association and conferring uponlhecompaiij further  powers of coustrucliiif;, operating and mnuitaiii-  ii'gan electricHglitsjslem In the ( i|y of Phoenix and vicinity 111 connection with its waler  works system arfd couflriuin*- an agreement entered into between the corporation of the <"ily  of Phoenix and Jay P. Graves, Wm. Yolcn Williams and Alfred Cornelius I-'lumei felt, Dated the  aothday of December, 1901.  Mcdonald &. hkistp.rman,  '  Solicitors for Applicants.  Dated the 28th day of February, io��.  S. F. P.At.JIKK.  President.  MlSk  lark,  Secretary.  Those desiring; help apply to secretary, '���'honcso  PELLEW-HARVEY.  BRYANT & GIL MAN  VANCOUVER,8.C.  PROVINCIAL  ASgAYE����  TIIK  VANCOUVER Ai-SAY QKPICK  -    '���   hid i8so.  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GREIGE8,  Manage, rs��c�� GREENWOOD  tlieentnc iJuiintJjiiv slijpped 390,000 tons of or'.-,  nenily'ovL-iy ion ol winch uns icduced liy  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  I'luvnix f.im|) alone shipped 2^5,000 ions ol on*  List Vf.ll.  'I lu* Piiuu'ci is pulilislicd every Satiml.-iv and  and ;s sent to any p.nt ol Canada 01 the United  Slates lor  I  I  I  I  II  Yn  m  pet yepiwdi the 1 ���.���(,( o|  >ear.    It give- thy  Latest and Most  thp woild  fpi  $-j po   ppi       Wi  I  I  I  i  Reliable News  of Boundaiy Apnes and Smeltcis.  and jndepeprJent, qiid' ajms'f'o be"  11 is feailess  I  TO *>AT1,  Your subscriptioii cfin liegin at any time.  I  Address with" check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  PHOENIX, B. C.  ^-x*  " "1 ...   iS'."S*:*W   .-    1 '.*     T    ,r   ����� ���  "  .  ���'ti it   'ft* it~. t*-. ,-,������-, ^     J .,, ������  ������-j.   ,��� t. -^m     ���,*7    "* I��� "���TH1".* - if amfcWJ��aiBMiiiw"SB--3jraH�� THE PHOHNIX PIONEER  f  4*  t  * ���  >++*���++++.���*������*���+���*-*-*-*+++++++���! i,, 11 M  ���*���  Life  "Strongest In (be world."  i:    ASSFTS   $330,568*063.49.  mmmmaaaammamaammmaa-mmamaaaaammwaaaaaanmBVawaammma  ;;   Surplus $76,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605 606 607 Empire State Buildpiji  SPOKAxVE, WAs I  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C,  T ++++.H--*H-+-f--H-+*M�����������++���������  +���++������>������ + *>���>������ 4 ++--H  FASHION  LIVERY..  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  FRASER & LANDON.  Tklkphoxe No. io. PROPRIETORS  I P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIV  ���MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, H, C,  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B, C.   Wftolesdlc dffd ffcfail Hedf ttercfta its. f  Maikets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three 1-orks, Sandon, Slocin Ot\,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salino, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Foiks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagaia and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention,  * (fuftlb duM- Add/ Jhisj, nfrU'  J~$A, <U4iu--frttsnjU W*y &tty  OMLLA COPPER CO.  Formed  io   Ibe  East Wilb  a  Very Large  Capital.  The prospectus ofthe Olalla Copper  ,'-Mining & Smelling  Co.,  capital  $8,-  000,000, appeals in reeint New  Ywk  papers;    The directors include H. H.  Arniiiigion;   attorney,   Hoston;   Hun.  Chas. Royce, ex member of the   Vei��  niDiit   State  senate,"St. Allian's,  Vt.;  Hon.'I'hos. Z. l.oe, o('Providence, R  ly;J. IJ. AIcAitnuiy K, C.,   Rossl.inu,  K. E. Morrison, New York; and W. C.  ���McDougall.ofOlalla,  H.   C,   who is  alsoihe company's   general   manager.  I''. iVI. 'I'ottinghain, of New   York,  for  many years with the General"'-Electric  Co.. is the lonipaii)'s electrical engineer and Wayne Darlington, E.M.,' of  Philadelphia and Ante'ope, I-lado, the  company's consiiliing mining engineer.  '���This 'rmipany was incorporated la-  (). tolii-r lor the ] impose 'of completi-i-.-.  the (levclopement and  equipment Ol  ihe e.viensive   piopei ties which ,'tlie  i-ompany   is  said   to  have  acquiied.  "Tlies.* properties consist of ever  60  mineral  claims,   townsite   of   Olalla,  charter for the Similkameen and  Keremeos 1 nil way, and telephone and   telegraph franchises, the combined interests   being  of enormous   value    and  capable ol being developed into one 01  the most   magnificent  and   profitable  combined mining, smelling, power and  railway eiiterpiises ever brought .under  a single control." ,  'I'he property'is located in the.lower  Similkameen valley. The town of  Olalla forms the centre for of an extensive and rich district.  'I'he company's' proposed railway  route extends throughout the entire  Similkameen and Keremeous districts,  and will open up.nearby coal fields.  The smelter site adjoins the town.  ..;"  The properties contain almost iii-  exaustihle supplies o( self-fluxing ore,  which it is said can be mined, brought  to the smelter and smelted at a cost  not in excess of $3 per ton. What is  of equal importance, the possession of  these supplies of self-fluxing ores will  enable the company to do a large custom smelting business in the ores of  the surrounding ��� neighborhood.  MINING LOW  GRADE ORES  Interesting Paper by Frederic  Keffer, M. E.  MANAGER OF THE MOTHER LODt MINE  Description of Working Glory Holes or Open  Quarries In Second Urges' Shipping  Mine In Ibe Boundary.  Old papers for sale at  the  Pioneer  office at 25 cents per hundred.  Ranch eggs and oysters can always he  had at the Dominion House cafe.  'I'he following paper was written by  Fredric Keffer, M. E., manager of the  H.'C Copper Co., Ltd., which is operating the great Mother Lode mine in  Dead wood.'camp. The paper was read  before the annual meeting of the Canadian Mining Institute, held at Ottawa  in March.  It is usually the case in new districts  presenting a variety of new conditions,  that a great deal of preliminary work  must be done to determine the best  methods of mining and tieating ores.  This has been true in the Bouudary  District, the ores of which, as ,a rule,  are very low grade, occurring in deposits of great extent without well defined  walls.  It. is the purpose of- this paper to  describe the methods of mining at the  Mother Load mine in Dead wood  camp, near Greenwood, and the .reasons which have led up up to their  adoption.  The ore deposit here outcrops at  intervals for a distance of about 2,000  ft., the width in explored portion averaging perhaps 140 ft., although the absence of any defined walls prevents  exact measures being given. 'I'he dip  is about 70 degrees easterly, and pilch  toward the south at an angle yet undetermined. Only the ground to the  north of the shaft, which is located  centrally, has been explored as yet. At  the beginning ofthe stopingoperations,  the ore body has been developed by  a  FOR  in a year is a. fair profit.   Buy Similkameen  Valley Coal Company shares and make it*  $90.00 for $2.50 was the Profit  Made in Four Years in Crow's Nest Coal Shares.  ��4  The map shows the Location ofthe Company's coal land and their city of wonder, progress and prosperity,  ���f VSHNOLA, water power, timber limits and electric light. Stock holders participate in the /profits of the above  mentioned. Estimated assets of the Company are now $1,350,000. THE ASHN.QLA CQAL_ 'CQ.\f|'ANY,  LIVflPEJ}, of Toronto, is also establishing its Western ' Qflfjce" andpay rqll at ASPfNQLA.' ASHNOLA  S��\JEi TER, LIV{I TBI}, nq\y an, assqred .fact, with, aouhalization of $2,000,000 will not only erect a smelter  Hill) a soqq ton daily capacity but will also make ASHMOL.-V Us He id Otrice, which means a payroll of three  gigantic incorporations for ASHNOLA.  These- facts   make   it   possible   for   the   Similkameen    Valley    Coal    Company's   shares    to   advance  gtont least $25.00 within the next year.  These shares are n>w being offered by our official brokers at $1.10 on calls  of 10 cents per month, with a non-forfeiture clause, whi.ih ms.ins you get shares for the cash you pay into the company in any event.    For further information and prospectus, annly to the    .  ^ELSQ^;ast  northerly drift from shaft on the 200  level, 'he drift evtending to apparent  end of ore. The deposit was crosscut  at intervals of about 100 ft. Similar  work was also done on 300 level. A  winze to surface, about 500 ft. north  of shaft, affords good ventilation.  .It'was..the original intention to sort  all the ore from, tbe mine, filling the  stopes with the waste, arid with other  rock blasted from walls or elsewhere  obtained. To this end a system of belt  conveyors was arranged whereby the  ore from shaft wsa dumped into a No.  5 Gates crusher, thence passing over a  3 ft. wide picking belt to the ore bins,  The waste was dropped into side pockets falling upon another belt system,  whereby it was conveyed to a bin at top  of winze, whence it was to be dropped  into the stopes.  Definition of "Waste."  It may be said here that the term  "waste" is, generally speaking, merely  comparative, for the whole of the ore  body (with exception noted below) contains copper, gold and silver in varying degree, and waste is' merely rock,  with lesser quantities of these metals.  The sorting and conveying belts worked to a nicety, but the smelter had  been in operation but a short ,tjme  when it'became apparent that its capacity for these self-fluxing ores was  much greater than had been thought  possible, and consequently smelting  costs were lower than had been figured. A direct result of this was the  definition ol "waste" was alteied, and  its quantity greatly diminished. And  further, that the cost of sorting out  this diminished waste was approximately equal to the cost of smelting it;  for even the poorest ot the rock con-:  tains some values to offset in part the  smelting charges. These conditions  necessitated the abandonment of tie  filling plan for stones. Also the son  ing of ores was suspended, save fur  certain ores from 300 level, where 'the  waste happens to be totally barren,  and easily sorted out.  The filling system having been drop  ped, it was then planned tn timber the  s'opes in the ordinary fashion, but this  plan was abandoned on account of  high cost of timber compared with ore  contents.  A third alternative was next ad-.:|it  ed in one stppe���that of timbering the  whole of the floor of the stope heavily,  only the excess of ore from above being dropped through shutes conveniently placed. This plan was going  nicely until the roof of stope was some  20 ft. over the timbers, when a mass  of ore became detached from roof,  which mass weighed some hundreds of  tons. Everything in its path was  crushed and the stope wrecked. Luckily no one wjis h,u,rt,  Plual Plan Adopted.  A further and final plan was then  adopted. The ore body was divided  into stopes 30 to 40ft. wide, the length,  ol stopes being the. distance across the  ore body. The crosscuts already existing were used, and others cut where  needed under ihe centre each stope.  From these crosscuts, upraises were  made 30 ft. apart. These were made  10 to 12 ft. high, and were then connected by second and' parallel cross  cuts. From these latter crosscuts the  slopes were opened out the proposed  width, and then carried vertically upward, the short upraises being cribbed  and furnished with gates for loading  Between the stopes pillars 20 to' 25 ft.  in thickness were left, these being fre  quently pierced to allow intercommuir  ication and ventilation.  In the stope where the wreck ocrur-  ed a heavily' timbered passage cones  ponding to a crosscut was built, shutes  being placed at 30 ft. intervals.  The empty space was filled with  porphyry blasted from a bl.nkel dyke,  which extends through all the ground  yet explored.  These stopeswill he carried up to a  point 160 ft. above the 200' level,  where they will meet with the surface  workings to be described. After this  occurs, the ore remaining in stopes  above the porphyry will be sent through  the shutes, and as much of the pillars  removed at same time as safety may  dictate.  The ore below porphyry may be removed at will, as this dyke.is very  thick and solid and will stand any  pressure. In this method of working,  nearly 50 per cent, of broken ore must  be left in the stopes for a considerable  period, but to offset this, the interest  on capital so tied up is but a fraction  of the cost of timbering these great  stopes. Moreover, the system is as  safe as mining can be made, the roof  of stopes always being , near the men,  and there can be no wrecks occasioned  by a cave. Further, there being no  danger from timbers giving way, tremendous blasts can be employed, and  the ore broken down in great quantities at a time. One drill will frequently break down 75 to 80 tons in 24  hours.  On the 360 level, the pillars come  directly below those on the 200, but  in future levels the distance will be increased from 100 ft. to nearly 175 to  allow of less rock being left between  levels, and less work having to be done  Quarrying of Ore.  To supplement the output from underground, a great amount of ore is  now obtained by quarrying. In the  hill which rises some ,260 ft. over surrounding flat, a quarry.(or "Glory  Hole" as it is locally styled) is in operation, this quarry being no ft. above  flat and 50 feet above collar of shaft.  Ore is at present run down a gravity  tram to Gates crusher, and thence over  conveying belts to. bins on the flat.  This No. 5 crusher, experience has  shown to be far too small to admit of  economical work, the ore having to be  reduced to 10 in. size in order to pass  into crusher. This reduction has  mainly to be effected by "bulldozing"  with high per cent, dynamite, the rock  being two hard for hammer breaking.  To obviate this difficulty, and to permit of cheaper handling) a tunnel has  been driven into the hill fiom level of  flat. This connects by a 12 by 12  upraise with the quarry. In a pit on  fiat next the railway an immense Parrel! crusher, with jaw opening 2x3 ft.,  is now being installed.  Ore will be dropped down the up  raise, and there loaded into cars hav  ing a capacity of 4 tons. Trains ol  these will be drawn by mules to the  crusher pit, where they w-Il be dump  ed, by compressed air, over a grizzly  leading to crusher. 'I'he screenings  and crushed ore will be elevated to a  bin beside the railway.  As quarrying proceeds, other raises  will be made, and the level of quarry  floor at the same time be lowered until  the flat level is reached and the trips01  slopes encountered, when these latter  niav be emptied. The present (tales  r.usher will take care of all oie liom  shaft as at present, its capacity being  Horn 400 to 500 tons per 24 hours  when fed with ore properly broken.  For a  : Timepiece  One that will run'  the year around  U what you need.'  Jewelery  of every dt-itcrip.  lion suitable for birthay present can be  obtained at  W. ZIMHERMAN'S  J. FERGUSON  PRACTICAL HOUSK and SIGN  PA1NTK-R,;'DECORATOR.   KTC.  Phoenix, B. C  Mli'E-RAL   ACT.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Gold ConunissiQiicr and Copper King Number -j  Mineral claims, situate in the Kcltl/-Kiver  Mining Division of Yale District.  Wjierk toCATKD���Id Copper Camp.  Take notice that I Patrick  T. Dermo-ly, Free  Miners' Certificate Number   W40553 for myself  and as a^ent for Thorn is IJ. Garrison  Free Miners'Certificate Numb'.: W42601, intend -sixty days  from date h-ereoHu.nppIy 10 the Mining Recorder  for. a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining Crown Grants to the above claims.  And  further take  notice that action, under  Section 37,. must be commenced .before, the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 17th day of December, 1901.  6-It , P. J.DKRMODy,  CtiMenden's  The Popular  Eating Place  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix.  ',.*'.    's ���..-:.'  First Class in Every Respect.,  Meals served in that delectable style  you've beer,i looking for.  ���'���������������,-: ���  The best of everything to be found  in the markets of the Boundary. ,.  ���M  Managed by an old and experienced  caterer. , ,-j |  ���������--���**  Give us a call and you will keep on  coming.  '���.���."v."- -'iff' Ky":^  L. CHITTENDEN,  Proprietor.  J1MACAIAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ajfisjPmjm  PHOENIX, B. C.  House aud Lot for Sale  on Old Ironsides Avenue,  Reasonable amount down,  balance monthly payments  at 8 per cent per annum.  This is a snap.     If you ���  mean business,  Awiy^y. H. BELL, ��'&  World's Scenic Route  Direct Line  East.  WINNIPEG  TORONTO  OTTAWA  MONTREAL  NEW YORK  Lowest Rates  West  VANCOUVER   .  VICTORIA  SEATTLE  PORTLAND  Sak Francisco  Spokane falls Mflforfta,  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN R'Y.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co.  Conuects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Kails with stage daily lor  Republic, and connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run 011 passenger trains be*  tween Spokane and North port.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5/ I9��.  Leave. Daily Train Arrive  9:20a.m Spokane. 7:15 p. tu.  .2:25 a. m Rossland 4:10 p. m.  9:40 a. m. Nelson 6.45 p. m.  H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  EASTERN  Via SOO LINE.  St. Paul, Chicago and all U.  Points  TOURIST   SLEEPER  SERVICE  ���,���, (Lv Dunmore Junction Dailv.  ��,AbT ^Lv Kootenay Laml'g Tues.i Fri.  St.Paul, Toronto, Montreal and Boston.  West Leave Revelstoke Daily.  Vancouver, Seattle and Coast.  HOME SEEKERS EXCURSION  Tickets on -ale, westbound,  March 1st   to   April 30th.  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1S59.  CAPITAL   -     -   -  CAPITAL/PAID UP  RESERVE FUND  -  $2,000,000  $1*742.535  5C  For Time-tables,  rates  and  full information  call on or address nearest local agent, or  ,  O. W. Dey, EJ.Covle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  $i,os'o,ooo  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  R. W. He.n-ekkr, President.  Hon. m. H. Cochrane, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood; J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens, J.N.  Galer,   N. W.  Thomas, C. H.  Kathan, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  HEAD OFFICE. SHKRBROOKK, P. Q.  Wm.   Farwell,   Gen'l Mgr.,  Jas. Mackinnou.  Assistant Geu'l Mgr.  S. EuQKLt,.   Local Mgr.  S. F. Morby, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  Iu Province ofQuebec���  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Steveus, Manager.  Cowansville, H. F. Williams. Mgr.  Coaticoolc, E. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, \V. H. Robiusou, Mgr.  Bedford, E. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St. Hyacinthe, J. Laframboisc, Mgr..  Ormstown, W. H. Hargrave, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  Orand Forks, Wm. Spier, Mgr  Phoenix, N. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents   in    Canada,  Bank  of  Montreal   and  Branches.  "     London, Eng., National Bank of Scotland.  "     Boston, National Exchange Bank.  "     New York, National Park Bank.  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amouuts, good at  all points in Canada,   17. S. aud Europe.    Exchange boug'ht aud sold.  Savings   Branch    Department    at    Each  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ot  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3: 5aturdav from 10 to 1.  An Unprecedented  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Is Both Rich aod Poor.  John I). Rockefeller has millions in  money, but is poorer than a printing  office rat. He cannot eat a square  meal and is bald-hended from worry.  All his money cannot buy an appetite.  Willi all his gold he is as thin as the  ghost of an India famine. Probably  if John would edit this paper for a few  months his appetite might return, and  we.will change places with him, not  that we care for money, but just to  help John and to add a little variety  to our existence���Ledge.  Don't Threw Tham Away.  H is just like throwing awav money  when you throw awav the SNOW SHOE  TAGS which are on everv plug of PAY  Roll Chewing Tobacco, Suv'r them and yon  can have yonr choice of 150 handsome  presents. [ Tags are g,ood, iy> taJjonttsry la^  1903. Write for our new il.ustrated premium Catalogue. The Empire Tobacco  Co. Ltd. Vfinnjpcg branch, Winnipeg,  Man.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Giobe (daily) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Giobe, (weekly) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  \rr\r"f%   /Including Handsome Portrait\  Jy tJC,I     vjf Kuig Edward, 17x22 inches./ -.- ���  Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year..   SubHcriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  2.50  1  Send all subscriptions to this office  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C. THE PHOENIX PIONEER  11 'i&  ���J.  ���4  * Alt  r$4  or*/(4  ���.1-1';$  Jt'F  li  K'  <ril  fl^li 'I'  'tf  fSH  '3  W'  iV  m\\  '',*(  *:  ^liP ���'���  A  ^^ji  'if  jffsflp'  >J  ���!'  Mlffff!  f  ^ffaSM^  e^^ii  ''?  isN  4  Hi  ttfi**  ���5  iiii'  "*  ��$"���?&-3 *  -'*  SI?:  N  I*J..  k'M  \��  IP  -1  *4<  &9M9&9  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Roocuo.  Electric ->.*  .* .-*.?�� Bells  and Lighted  The D  *  ommioii  GILLIS & FORREST, Proprietors.  ��use  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN  Centrally Located  Old Ironsi-Jes Avenue  PHOENIX  BUSINESS MENTION.  Lodging house to rent. Api'ly t0  McArthur & Monk.  Fresh Eggs for sale���just laid. Li-  quire Mrs."Willcox, Giey Ha��!e Ave.  Dog Wanted���Good Fox Terrier  pup wanted. Apply to P. O. Box 93,  Phoenix.  U'axtkd���Home for boy of S tw  board and go to school. Address Hox,  100, Phoenix^ B. C.  Phoenix Bakery,)  ����������������������������������������������������������������������������  amoaaoo9aoooome��ommooesst*oaae*''eoo*ee**>e***e��m'ee*9*P***mm *********************  Bellevue  Mak*-hai r & Shi k, Props/  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue,   Phoenix, B. C.  BUS MEETS ALl TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best  Obtainable   Brands of  Wines, Liquors -and  Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room   First-class  Every Particular.  o��s*��:mooooooaaooe��aoo*ao*****************************************************  We.Want Them at Once.  What? Why, clean ���cotu-n' rags-  white prefeireu. Look over your raj;  bags, and see if you h iven't something  youcan turn into cash. First lot will  bring high figures, if delivered at the  Pioneer office.  ��� ������������������������������������������������������������������������a* ��� ��������������������� ������'������������o����*���� ������������������  : All OunCC of Fact   is worth a ton ol fiction.    He  Peoples' Cash Store  -is wonh a ion ol fiction.    Here are facts that the  have to offer you. Read, Maik, I.eain and, Inwardly Digest. Our  stock of Groceries, GI-.issu-.-iie and Crockeiy is second to none in the  Intel ior. They were bought right and lam in a position lo do busings cheaper than any of niv competitors. Therefoie my customers  derive the benefit. All goods marked in plain English and it will not  cost you one cent to come and leain the prices.  Phone 61. ���   Hardy-McKenzie Block,  ���if  \  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  HATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  -ft**..  K.1KCHNER  Co.���Monday  the Kirthnei Co.   ga\e an  enteilain-  ment at Miners' Union Hall.   A small  audience was present, who enjoyed the  music and the specialties presented.  evening * from above and struck him. Death  lesulted in a short time. Howe was  a man ol middle age and leaves a wife,  who was at Camp McKinney when  the fatal accident occuned.  Bazaar, May i 2���The ladies' aid  of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church  will hold their bazaar Monday evening,  May 12th. They have been getting  ready for this event for many weeks,  and will make a special featuie of  children's clothing.  New Stage Line���This week a new-  stage line began running between  Phoenix and Greenwood. It is owned  by Adolph Circu, who is known and  advertises himself as 4 Paw. Stage  leaves Phoenix every day at 10.30 a.  m.; and leaves Greenwood at 4 p. m  It is called the Palace Exchange stage  line, Joe Hedge being the driver.  Concert and Dance ��� Tuesday  evening the ladies society ofthe Church  of England gave a concert and dance  at Mineis' Union Hall. There was  a fair attendance, and the treasury of  the society was somewhat replenished,  the gross receipts being about $100.  Miss Flewelling, Mr. Simpson and  Mr. Flood took pai t in the program.  Elegant' Bank -Fixtures���This  week new fixtures have been put into  the local branch of the Eastern Townships Bank. They are similai to those  in use in the Giand Forks branch of  the same bank, and are of the finest  variety of quartered oak, being manufactured in Toronto. The local b ai ch  is now strictly up to date in its fittings.  Odd Fellows Anniversary���On  Sunday. April 27th, Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46, I. O. O. F., will attend divine  service in a body at St. Andrews  Presbyterian church, in the evening.  The occasion is the anniversary of the  founding of the oidei. All v'siting  brethren are cordially invited lo meet  at Hardy-McKenzie hall at 7.00 p.m  Parents Take Noiice���G. 1).  Turner, principal of the Phoeni\ public school, wishes patents to take notice  that, contrary 10 the law, many child  ten are attending school but once 01  twice per week. The school act re  quires all children between the ages ol  six and twelve years to attend regularly. If parents of cbildien do not look  after the truants, il may be necessar)  -to appoint a truant officei.  Killed at Mother Lode���(Jeoige  Johnson was instantly killed while  loading a deep hole in the Mother  Lode mine last week Friday. It i-;  supposed he allowed the tamping rod  to drop on powder, causing a piema-  ture 'explosion. Pa:t of his head was  blown off and bis right aim and hand  badly injuied. He lived about one  hour. An inquest was held and aver  diet of accidental death rendered.  City and District Notes  "iiou" is Moving���R. H. Kaia*  tofsky, proprietor, of the Royal Biliard  Parloi, this week leased the fine coiner  store, with [-late glass front, owned by  A. F. McMillan, on Knob Hill avenue.  This will make one of the best locations in the city, the windows being tie  largest in the Boundaiy, 10x13 feet  each. Mr. Kaiatofsky expects to move  next week to his new location, which  he has leased for a year.  Killed at Camp McKinney���  Frank D. Howe, superintendent of the  Waterloo mine in Camp McKinney,  was killed in accident at the mine last  week Friday. Howe was going down  the shaft of the mine when a rock fell  IJi. Mathison, dentist, Greenwood,  Bolh "phones.  Oysters in any style at the Dominion.  For the best go to the Stemwinder  Hotel.  Meals 25 cents and up at the  Norden cafe.  Wm. Spier came in from Giand  Foiks Thursday.   .  Shoit ordeis from 6 a. m. tiil 8 p.  in. at the Norden cafe.  Nelson's street tailway has suspended  operations for the present.  Rossland schools are still closed on  account of scarlet (ever, etc.  J. W.Jones, of Grand Forks, spent  thice days in Phoenix this week.  Mrs. J. !���'. ' Hemenway has been  under the phys'cian's care this week.  Wm. Yolen Williams has been spending a-day or two in Rossland this week.  Tuesday was payday at the Golden  Ciown, Winnipeg and Snowshoe mines.  Simon Jacobs has lesi^ned his position as foi em an at the Winnipeg mine.  Reid Ciowell, one of the engineeis  at the Granby mines, has been seriously  ill this week  0. B. Smith, Jr., engineei of the  Granby Co., spent several days in Republic this week.  Merchants generally repott that  there is a perceptible improvement, in  business conditions.  Small houses greeted the Cosgroves  orchestra last week in both. Grand  Forks and Greenwood.  It is said that John Houston is again  1 onsidering the advisability of starting  a daily papferat Nelson  Wynn Evans returned Monday from  a si\ weeks visit to Almiraaiid Wilbur,  Wash , where he has a ranch.      ,  Geo. E. Dey, the jeweler j has, been  receiving.! fine line of new goods. this  week, and invites an .inspection..  Mrs Barnet and Mrs. Jenkins; for-  meily of the Stemwinder Cafe, are now  in charge of the Cottage hotel.     '     ���  J. P. Shannan has purchased, the  Burns residence on Grey Eagle avenue  ind will move into it next week. '  H. N. Galer, assistant to the manag-  c-is ofthe Granby Co., this, week left  lor Montreal, f. be gone a month.  James Moran was in the city this  week Irom his reservation ranch near  Midway, which he iccently acquired.  He is seeding down about 40 acres  this year.  B. F. (."asselman, of Grand Forks,  repieseiiiiiig^the Manufacturers. Life,  of Toronto, was a visitor in town this  .week.. '���"  .';"';���  Mrs.ll. S. Stent and son Claude  left by Monday's train for Red Deer,  Alberta, where they will spend several  months. ��� ���  '   C.   H.   Eschbaugh,   the   Rossland  } agent ofthe Scianlon Coriespoudence  Schools, was calling or.   his  pupils   in  this camp last Monday.  The C. P. R.   have  resumed   theit  Lardo service  commencing   April  14,  j to twice a ��eek, Mondays and   Thurs  days, on the present schedule.  Bob, the Tailor, this week received  $1,000 woith of spring goods, consisting of ihe latest London and New Yoik  novelties.    He invites an inspection.  McA thur & Monk have been appointed local agents of the Canadian  Life Insurance Co., one of the strongest  insuiance companies in the Dominion.  Father Pat's remains were inlened  last Friday at Sapperton, near Vancouver. The coffin was buried in  (lowers, and the attendance was  large.  Supt. J. W. Asllev, of the Snowshoe  mine, who has been spending ten day-  .it Halcyon Hot Springs, accompanied  by Mrs. Astley, returned on Monday's  tiain.  IJefoie leaving for Rossland lecently,  Mrs. Henry,McRae was presented with  a fine Bible i>y the membeis of hei  Sunday School class in the Methodist  chuich.  Last week's issue ofthe Grand Foiks  News appeared with the fiist page  punted in red, in honor of the formal  opening of the Hot Air railway to Re  public.  For the last two weeks there has  been a steady influx of men to this  ;amp, attracted by the knowledge that  the Gianby Co. needed help. Nearh  eveiy man thus fai has secured employment.  The V. & N. Telephone Co., Ltd.,  expects to spend something like$5,000  ibis year in bettering 'the lines and  service in the Boundary and in the  Grand Forks, Gieenwood and Phoenix  exchanges.  HALCYOX HOT SI'KIV'.S SA.WTAKIUSJ  The . .inust complete U C A I T U  011 the continent of Nortll n *" ��� JL 1!  America. Situated midnt R F S 0 R T  scenery unrivalle<i ior gran-        ���*  w .  ileur. 'Iloatiiig,'Pishing awl Excursions. .. Resi  dent Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic com.  luunicaiioii with all parts of the world ���;. two  mails arriee aiid depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervou-i and muscular diseases; its wai  era heal all Kidney, I.jveraud Stomach Ailments  Terms: fi-j to J18 per week. nc-otdill-J to res  deuce in hotel or Halcvou Hot Springs *"-���  on- Lake   B. C.  PhoenxStuet.     'Ihone.y,  We make good  bread,     Try ft.  ...  C. W. OUFF.R.. Proprietor  o  Arr-  Corporation of the Citv  of Phoenix.  Notice.  SOTICK IS HKRKIIV GIVKN ih.il the Court  o( Revision for the purpose in" hearing all complaints against the aasessmeul tor 'lie year lyoj,  as made bv the assessor cf the City of l'hc-ctii-c,  II C. will fxL.lirltl.in the office urccorgc W. Rum  herger, HaldirinHl-xW, Phoenix, II. C.,011 Saturday, the 26th da v of April 1002. at two o'clock p.m  I). M. VcMII.I.AN,  Clirk ���In11iclp.1l Council  Phoenix, II  <"., Match <i, loa*.  JUST ARRIVED j j  (  I  I  Always::  Desirable  Odd pieces of furniture to  make your home more comfortable. A luxury you can  enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  ���^^^-tVtfrVtV^^ViV^^t^  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling House,  each $15  per month.  Three roomed house, $15.  Houses in N. Y. Townsite   and  '!���  Lower town to rent.  Lodging House.  Worth of  i.  Church Services Tomorrow.  O.urch of England���St John's  Misi',t.iij services tomorrow, morning  and evening as usual.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomoriotv at 11 a. m. and  7:30 ]>. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m. Rev. J. M. Millar, M.  A., pastor.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomoirowat ii a. 111. and 7:30 p. m.  '���lev. D.0H. Reid, pastor.  Methodist���Service tomorrow evening at 7 =30 o'clock at Hardy-McKenzie  hall.    Rev. G. R. Kinney, pastor.  Our NEW Line of Watches I  and Chains }  Must be Seen  I to be Appreciated  ���> These goods aie the very latest in  t design and woikmanship, and  j>  will be sold at veiy low pi ice.  GEO, E DEY,  b Knob H.ll Av.-tine, Phoenix.  BAZAAR  By the Ladies of  St. Andrew's Presbylerian (Mi  ���3SKa& MAY 12th  EVENING  r-  REMEMBER THE DATE.  ���������.-*--�������*--������� �����->���*��������������� 1  ROYAL  ANTIQUE  HOLLAND  LINENS  The [tlove are only n few of thr tunny vari- i  ties of Kine Writing Papers wc have in stocl^ t  Tli  ties ci Kine Writing Papers  lo select from    Thcte art pin  tip in boxes 5  containing one quire each, with envelopes to *  match.'   See Our WINDOW DISPLAY, ?  McRAE BROS. & SMITH,  Stationery,   Books, Notions,  Cigars, Tobaccos, Confectionery; Photographic Supplies  Engineers,' Firemen, Machinists and  Electricians send lor 40-page pamphlet containing Questions - asked by  Examining Board of Engineers to  obtain Engineers license. Address  (Ico. A. Zeller, Publisher, 18 S. 4th  Street, St; Louis, Mo.,.U.S.A.     29  Try the Sunday dinner at the  Norden cafe.    Home cooking..     . ,  THE   PIONEER  LIMITED.  "As Others See Us."  " Nothing richer has ev:r been pro  duced by any , railroad."���St. Paul  Pioneer Press.  ���'-���...  -,'The 'best thing' the railroad  world can produce."���St. Paul Dispatch.  "Prominent and discriminating peo  pie marvel at the cieation of elegance  and comfort wrought by the modern  <:ar  builders.":���Minneapolis Tribune.  '���'���The Pioneer Limited stands today  perfect in construction, gorgeous in  finish...and the acme of .luxury and  "comfort."-���Minneapolis Journal.  1 The ������'"'Pioneer Limited," the only  perfect train in' the world, is now running daily between St. Paul arid Chicago, on the Chicago, Milwaukee and  St. Paul Railway.  Take the "Pioneer Limited "for all  points in   the United States and Canada.   All agents sell tickets.  R. L. Ford, C. J. EDpy,  Pass, Agt. General Agent.  IO*  B-47B ���  ���.CURED..  while you. work and without pain, of  Gonorrhoea, .Syphilis, Sexual Weakneso  and all Private Diseases. Varicocele  and Hydrocele cured speedily and forever. No knife and no pain. Our painless solvent treatment dissolves stricture  while you sleep with wonderful rapidity.  No cutting, (Jhroiiie diseases of the  Heart, Stomach, Liver, Kidneys .and  Bladder cured to stay cured. Quick  cure for Catiirrji anol Rheumatism, If  unable to call, write. Hopie treatment,  always... successful. Consultation free  and confidential.  Addres letters'to" Box 644  English Medical Institute,  The Savoy, Cor Howard ��ind Main  Ave. opp. Grand Hotel, SPpKAME, VtySH  Consisting ol  I The Latest London  and New York Novelties.  AFirst=CIass  Fit Guaranteed  OR NO SALE.  !"'".��� An Inspection Invited  j  R.HORRELL,  j ' Hob, the Tailor"  I  �����������������������������������������������������������������������������  I  ���J  COTTAGE  K oh Hill Avenue. j  Now that the  Excitement  of  Minstrelism  is over  You have time to look  after your '  HEALTH  All Blood Builders  and Purifiers in  Stock.  A. P. MCKENZIE,  THE DRUGGIST.  Hardy-McKenzie Block.  In order to afford larger and  better accommodations for our  patronage we have moved from  The Stemwinder Hotel  to the Cottage Hotel, on Victoria Avenue, where we are  prepared to cater to a much  larger numberof guests.  Old friends and strangers  will do well to give us a trial  in our new place.  FOR SALE  Mrs. Jenkins & Mrs. Barneit  PROPRIETORS.  Double dwelling house.  Also som lino rent earning prop-  ;   ertv.  j We have some good bargains in  ]) J   lots in all parte of town.  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  {MCARTHUR & MONK,  AGENTS  ' V.&N. Thoue, 51  P. O. Box, 33.  ��� -%-%'%-%^V%-��^%-'WW%'-��-*  ���������������������������������������������������������������a****  ��� ��� ���  ��� ���  : Writing  Material to suit the most  fastidious  TISSUE PAPER  40 Shade*-  TOILET PAPER  d. w. Mcdonald  Phoenix, B. C.  Plumbing  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (Back of Postofficc.)  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Between Phoenix 10 00 a. m.   Leave Greenwood 4 p.m  DAILY  <*<��<* A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.  G.W. RUMBERGER,  J-   L..-J-.L-J  AGENT FOR DOMINION COPPER COMPANY'S ADDITION.  PHOENIX has a Greater reeorc] for shipments titan any other camp hi British Columbia  for 1901. The Bouncjary shipments for 1901 aggregated 380,000 to?is of Gold-Copper  ore.    No citv has a brighter future than l'hoeuix,  OWN YOUR OWN HOME-Resideuce property iu all parts ofthe City at low figures and monthly payments.     Houses for Rent.    Good opportunities for investment.  Addres G. W. RUMBERGER,  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ��� ���������(^������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������ce  ������^���������������������������������������������������������������������^���������'������������������o*  The WM. HUNTER CO., Ltd.  Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes,  Clothing,  Gents' Furnishings.  pnng  From the well-known makers  TOOKES, Hontreal.  FOR  eil and  -IN-  Black Sateen  Fancy Cambrics  Fancy Percales  ��:||^ and Cashmere  Mixtures aiid  and Black  "All Colors."  Cream  The NEWEST and CorrectSTYLES  At Popular Prices  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix  B  C.  V\'^i\ ^i ��_.?_-_��j. '.'M^SLji fit ���-1     l _?L-'.' 'r*   -  ��  f    .--   it'*' '-.I  '.'if' '������-I*1-*-   *-i"*mv*   'in"s,ii* ���". ������s'.n.-s*! .  .Sin  "irr.Tfr'  __       1 -1���*" ""��� t ��� T *���*.  ���~-*r,i.'-~rvtt f. -\ '-;*"l,!-*ri6'i

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