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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 16, 1904

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Array \l-  APft  llJQ-i  ��� .V  f-  f a��  A,  Fit  ���  I  b3  I..  ft  ft*  r .',<  A��  ; ������ 1  .   <&  -S  TI i  VTrB  ���J  I  :.1  .-rf  .-a  ,'�����  * i  "5  ���A  ������*  'V  --5  1  'Boundary Mines Sent  Out 684,000 Tons of  Ore in 1903,   w��   #  AND  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests c&tiVe Boundary Mining District.  immm**  Vol. V.  PHOENIX,   BRlflSH COLOMBIA, SATURDAY, APRIL 16,1904.  POPULAR STYLES  For Spring in  Men's High Class  CLOTHING.  t  The display in  our  windows will  readily convince you  that we have all   the Newest  and  most Up-to-Date styles in  SPRING CLOTHING.  Suits at $15.00, $18.00, $20.00 and $22.00���made by  the be��t clothing manufacturers in Canada, such. as the Royal  Brand Ready-to-Wear Clothing and the Campbell Mfg. Co.'s  goods.  ���   ,     These goods are right ���: und also our new shipments of  SPRING GOGDS iu Shirts,\Ties, Hats and Shoes.    All are  ready for inspection, and comprise the newest and  nobbiest .  st> les. ' .  NOW IT IS  SURELY DEAD  ���'���>:; ".  City Council Put Itself Out of  Business Wednesday Night  =��=**=  No. 23,  DESIIED SURE LEGAL TEUUNATtON  ^ That Mr^Rj^qrj.was in . earnest^ is  shown by the factlthat last week, ac-  ^mpaniecl:by,'ni^*ife, he visited the  Similkameen valley, inspected the falls,  went through' the JRuby mine and declared that everything looked good to  him. Moreover he saw several pieces  of land that bVconsidered Yo be just  what he wanted fpr his purpose, and  secured an option on one of these locations. 'He aW stated that surveys  ,would be made for the purpose of as  certaining the most feasible route for  constructing-a railroad down the Similkameen valley fiwfli the Nickle Plate  to the mines OMrtnis side'of the line.-  Boundary Mining Notes  So It Mel, Gave City Clerk Same Plsal |r.  UruciloBB, Rellerfalea* Reasaas for Qail  Hag aa4 Accepted Iti Owa Reslgaatloaa.  Fresh Fruit and  Vegetables...  ���"     Arriving Twice o Week.  1   -  Lettuce 30c per lb. Celery 15c per head.  Gteen Onions 5c per bunch.    California Cabbage 6c per lb.-  Sweet Navel Oranges 50 per dozen.  Bananas, large, 60c per dozen. Lemons, Apples, etc.  �������������SXS������8��S&����^��������������X��<  Anchor  Brand  Flours....  For the past 4 years we have been selling the product of the big milling companies, and we could not satisfy our customer with flour. Someone always had  a complaint���every little while a sack  would be returned to us. We investigated and found that ihe big milling com-  panysgot their wheat from all, over the  Northwest' getttng wheat of all grades.to-  gether, consequently their flour could not  be uniform. Then we made further enquiries and found the best wheat���the  prize wheat���came from what is known as  the Oak Lake wheat belt in Manitoba.  Then we decided to try a car of Anchor  Brand fluur manufactured at Oak Lake.  This flour is, made by Leitch Bros.in what  is conceded to be one of lhe.ni.ost modern  mills on the continent and only. No. 1  Hard, Red Fyfe, Oak Lake wheat is used  therefore it is impossible for anything but  a flour of top quality to be produced.  We are sole agents for this flour our  prices are  25> M Sack $1.00  The efforts of the city' council men  of Phoenix to retire' to private life  have been attended with considerable  misgivings and uncertainties. The  peculiar condition in which the members of the council found themselves,  after having handed in "their resignations, due to the fact that there appeared to be no statute or precedent  by which they could . be guided, or  which was thought to fit the singular  existing conditions, made it difficult for  them to determine how to letJ, go,, or  actually end their official existence.  Wednesday, however, they determined,  upon further advice of City Solicitor  Kerr, to meet and accept" their own  resignations.  It now appears that Mayor Rum  berger has "conformed to the demand of the late city council and suspended Chief Flood. But the mayor  is only one member of the police commission. Judge Williams, holding  office on the commission by virtue of  provincial authority, still insists, it is  said, on keeping Flood in position, and  undei whose instructions the latter is  supposed to be now acting.  The city clerk has received a letter  from the government requesting a  statement of the grounds upon which  the resignation; of..*judge '.Williamslis  demanded. ' The clerk was instructed  to forward the.'testimony and decisions in the Flood-Chase case,.as sufficient reason for the cbuncil's position,  while the whole detail of the matter  will be placed before the government  by letters from the individual members of the late council. f  It is to be regretted that so much  strife has been engendered by an apparent determination on the part of  the provincial authorities to build up  its party throughout the province; by  the appointment and maintenance in  office, m the interior municipalities, of  a class of. men whose greatest recom  mendation was partizan zeal, and this  in many instances, in spite of local  protestations by Conservatives as well  as Liberals.  It may be said, in this connection,  that Mayor Rumberger, who seems to  have evinced a desire to do right, is  more blameable for his sins of omis  sion than commissions. With him its  one of two things���he either : lacks  backbone, or his party zeal outweighs  his aim to serve the local public. He  seems to have given way to party zeal  The heavy, wind storm Thursday  night drove the^rajn through the walls  of the Haray4^Kerizie buiidinig ,at  the upper vrindoWs, on the east side,  and had not -thd*. Brown, the gents'  furnishing goodsl-dea^r, got up in the  night and moved .his stock" to the centre oftthe building* it would have been  very seriously^  to Shorten  THE "DISTANCE  ��*     /��'  G. N. Will Build Cut Off from  Bonners Ferry to Marcus.  IT WILL COT MIT ABOUT 211 MILES  BoMdirjr People Have Beet T��U V., V. ft  E is Part at Mala Liae of Qreai Nor-  thera���SliH Laoki Prakable.  The Senator began shipping again to  the Granby Smelter this week.  It is announced by George Collins,  manager of the Athlestan mine, that  operations will be resumed on that  property next week-  It is reported that an extensive lead  vein, measuring from 12 to, 15. feet of  very fine Galena ore has recently been  uncovered on the Blue Jay claims, on  the Phoenix wagon road, by Mike  Kane the owner.  The E. P. U. shipped a car of 24  tons of ore last week. The grade of  the ore is said to be continually improving. Up to the present time  about $1,000 has been expended on  the Eureka mineral claims adjoining  the Gold Finch! principally in tunnel  work;  No. 4 tunnel is now in about 400  feet. Considerable difficulty is experienced from ' inflowing surface water.  Two pumps are kept at work night and  day. A Picneer reporter went in to  tlie face of the tunnel to rubber, and  while there a rock weighing 50 lbs. or  so fell from the roof and landed at  his feet. As soon as pedal extremities  would take him out of that htumade  for the open, perfectly willing" to let  the employees of the Granby handle  the work without reportorial assistance  Pbocalx Public School Report.  Following'is the report of attendance at the Phoenix public school for  the month of March:  First division.���-Total attendance,  822; total actual attendance, ' 789}$}  average daily attendance (to two places  of decimals), 35.73; average actual attendance (to two places of decimals),  3S-33J pupils actually attending during  month, 42; highest register number to  date, 48.  Second division.���Total daily attendance, 980; total actual attendance,  954; average daily attendance (to two  places of decimals), 42.66; average  actual attendance (to two places of  decimals), 41.47; pupils actually attending during month, 50; highest  number to date, 60.  SANDBERG!  WHERE IS BE?  Left Town Last Tuesday For  Parts Unknown.  MAM CREDITORS ANXIOUS TO SEEHIM  Where He's Gose aad How He Fares, Maay  Creditor! Woald Like to Kuw aad What  Their Chances Are.  Nolle*.  All the gentlemen of the Catholic  church are requested to meet at the  church on Tuesday evening, April 19th,  at 7.30 p. m., on business of special  importance.  AN IMPORTANT  RAILWAY SCHEME  NICKEL PLATE PLANS.  50 lb.     "      1.75  1001b.     "     3.25  Call and get .free sample.sack.  Mioater of Nickel Plate Mine Looking for  Site���May Oo Across Line and Bnlld  Railway.  The Palmer Mountain Prospector,  published at Loomis, Wash., says:  Some few weeks ago Chas. A. An-  drus, of the Six Eagles, and Munroe  Harman of the Ruby, made a trip to  Hedley, B. C., and there met M. K,  Rogers, the enterprising manager of  the Nicklo Plate, undoubtedly the  greatest mine in British Columbia.  From him it was learned that : the  Nickle Plate people have been unable  to secure a smelter site at the mine,  owing to the fact that an Indian reserve covers the available land, and  the Canadian parliament will grant  the company no concessions. At that  time Mr. Rogers stated that if he, had  to haul his ore to a smelter located  at even a little distance from the mine,  he would just as leave, in fact would  much rather, haul it across the line into the United States when once loaded on the cars. He then and there  declared that if the powers that be  would not grant him land his company  would build a smelter in Okanogan  county, and construct a railroad to  that smelter and on out to connect  with the Spokane Northern ,  The following from the Bellingham  Herald regarding the intention of the  Great Northern railway in building its  main line; direct 'from ; Bonners Ferty  via'Marcus:'to^-Miiwater..-..on. Bellingham bay, instead of the circuitous  route, is not surprising to those who  are acquainted with the topography of  the country. ;  J.-J. Hill has spent $500,000 in  surveying different passes, through the  mountains in order to reach Bellingham bay. That is a statement accredited to Samuel Hill, the son-in-law  of James J. Hill,. the great railway  magnate; also to all intents and purposes is silently promoting a mighty big  railroad scheme to terminate, in the  near future on tidewater and from best  information obtainable that point is  Bellingham.  This story is "not a mere rumor.  The information is given hy a reliable  citizen of this city. He says that  Samuel Hill made such statement  since Christmas 1903, to a citizen of  Bellingham. In view of facts already  known as to the operations of J. J.Hill  in this section of the country, it is believed that the story said to have  emat'ed from Samuel Hill is correct.  It is believed to be a fact that J. J.  Hill is trying to get a cutoff on his  line to Bellingham bay, to save at least  a distance of 200 miles to tidewater  over the present route via Spokane.  That is also a statement made by one  who is very close to the president of  the Great Northern Railway company.  It long has been and is now believed  that the Great Northern is pointing toward Bellingham, and as the hand on  the dial of time moves around the belief is strengthened.  The fact must be born in mind that  some time ago J. J. Hill paid $1,000,-  000 for the famous McMahon franchise^ which, per se is a right-of-way  for a railroad down the Chiliwack river  from the Hope mountains on British  Columbia territory. The Hope mountains are practically a continuation of  the Cascade mountains. Hill's surveyors have been operating in these  mountains for two or three years, and  the $500,000 heretofore mentioned has  been spent in that region, as well as  recorinoitering on the American side.  After a thorough study of the intention by men able to ferret out plans of  this character, it is thought that Hill  has a scheme to build his road across  from Bonners Feny to Marcus. He  already has a road up the Kettle river  towards the Okanogan country and it  is said to be quite feasible for extending the line from the end of the present road via Chiliwack on a comparatively level grade to Sumas on the  American side of the line, and from  that international city to Bellingham,  where terminals would be established.  Calgary's Scandal.  As a result of the verdict given by  Chief Justice Sifton in the recent sale  of Calgary lots and revelations made  at the trial, at a meeting of the city  council Monday night, when the McDonald lot scandal was mentioned,  Mr. J. B. Smith, city solicitor, immediately resigned, and was followed by  Charles McMillan, city clerk. The  resignations were promptly accepted.  The Council then'-asked for the resignation of F.Exhani, city auditor.-  �������������<<��������������+������������������������������������������������������������  British Columbia Northern &  Mackenzie River R. R. Co.  WANTS A SUBSIDY F10M GOVERNMENT  It is Claimed for the Line that 11 Will be the  Most Important Railway Project Ever  Launched In the Northwest. :  LOCAL JOTTINGS  -���<-�����.������� ��*��������������*-����������*�����>��>���  ���-���-#�����  J. L. Martin was transacting busi  ness in Curlew a day or two this week.  Phoenix Aerie No. 158, Fraternal  Order of Eagles, will give a social concert and dance at Miners' Union hall  next Friday evening.  W. S. Doyle is now sufficiently recovered to be able to sit up occasion  ally, and it is believed will be able to  leave the hospital in a few days.  It is reported that Sandberg, the absconding debtor, telephoned from Republic Thursday, to parties in town  that he was going on a fishing tour for  a few days.  Owing to the broken up condition  of the wagon road between Phoenix  and Greenwood, the stages and  freight teams between the two points  have laid of the past week.  The electric storm Thursday night  caused the burning out of a transformer which drove the business houses  and residences back to the old standby, the coal oil lamp, for light.  At St. Andrews Presbyterian church  tomorrow the topic in the morning will  be "Nature's Awakening;" and in the  evening, "Worth the Price." The anthem "Refuge" will be sung by the  choir in the evening.  A very singular thing happened  Wednesday night, just at the moment  when the city council voted itself out  of office, the electric lights went out all  over town, and were not turned on for  an hour or so, due to trouble in Cas  cade.  Phoenicians have certainly enjoyed  a variety in weather this week. For  three days it was clear and hot, causing the melted snow to flow in torrents  of water down the hillsides. Thursday night an electric storm came on  suddenly, and it rained all night, while  Friday morning a snow storm set in,  covering everything with an inch of  sleet and slop.  Freshet waters are playing havoc in  many directions. To protect the city's  streets, two or three men have been  working night and day since the thaw-  set in, in order to keep the drains and  culverts clear. It is said that the bunk  and boarding houses at the Athelstan  have been undermined by water, and  that theii collapse is imminent. At  Greenwood the flood waters are said  to have already done considerable  damage.  In reply to representatives  of tha  British  Columbia  Northern &  Mackenzie River Railway  company,   who  asked if the British Columbia government would.supplement the Dominion  government's subsidy to the railway by  a substantial'provincial subsidy,   Premier McBride replied that if the company would deposit a guarantee forfeit  fund of $26,000 to insure the building  of the railway within a specified  time,  his government would make  the British Columbia Northern &   Mackenzie  River railway project the third of the  railway measures to be dealt with at a  special summer session of the legislature next June, when a suitable   subsidy in proportion to the grant by the  Dominion government, will be passed.  The   company's   agents    telegraphed  Jules,   Simon   &   Co.,   of  Chicago,  agents for Spyer & Co., of New; York,  London and Paris, asking if this  were  agreeable to the  principals.    A  reply  has been received that it is,  providing  the Dominion subsidy be  satisfactory.  The new railway will  traverse  British  Columbia's  northern   gold fields,  touching the   Peace,   Laird,  Stickene  and other gold bearing streams,  either  direct or by branches, and  give  communication with Dawson City  as well  as Port Simpson, which is expected to  become soon the great port for oriental steamers.    The new line is to  connect with the Grand Trunk Pacific in  the Pine River or Tete Jeune passes.  It is the most   important   railway project ever  mooted   in   the   Canadian  northwest.    The project is   backed by  immense financial resources.  Chas. Sandberg, who had been an  industrious and honored citizen of  Phoenix for some four years, took to  his heels Tuesday, and is no more, so  far as this community is concerned.  His departure was soon discovered, his  creditors, to the extent of $700 or  $8oc, were soon alarmed, and then began ah effort to cut off his flight before  he: reached the asylum for the oppressed, and criminals of all nations, in  Uncle Sam's domains. But Flood  was too slow, though he travelled in  state by rail, while Charles took the  cutoff route by Walker's line, and  gained his liberty still in possession of  the booty he had gotten from his confidential friends.  Besides the many mercantile concerns he ieft in the lurch, his Finlander  acquaintances trusted him as their  banker, and they also mourn his sudden departure with their funds. To  some firms in town Sandberg owed be  tween $300 and $400. The only t\^ '  bills he paid before his exit, was one  of about $2.50 to Thomas Brown, and  a small bar bill to Robt. Barr, of the  Butte hotel. Officer Flood started in  pursuit the same day, but the fugitive  was not to be found on the soft  cushions of a C. P. R. car, so the pursuers are disconsolate. Mrs. Sandberg  is still in town and declares she does  not know whither her husdand is  bound nor did she know of his; intended departure.  Latest Prices in Metals.  N'kw Youk���-Copper, electrolytic, $13.'  I2.',i (g *L:i.50; hike, ?I3.25,',.@ $18.50.  Bar Silver, 55.^  Lead, *4.G5.  EVEN  A  JACKALS  Can   Discover  a Rich  Mine  Wealthy.  and  Become  The Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining  company has just paid a $40,000 Apri  dividend. It has paid to date, $1,673-  000. The big ledge from which tht.se  profits were taken was discovered by a  donkey pawing turf away from the ore,  and that fact is recorded in the judical  records of Idaho.  It happened in this way: A party had  been prospecting. The food supply  was packed on the back of a donkey.  The prospector wearied of his search  for gold, desisted, turned the donkey  out to rustle for himself. Other parties found him running at large in the  mountains, and pressed him into like  service; he pawed the dirt and uncovered what proved later to be a great  mine. There was early day litigation  over the property, and judge Norman  Buck of the district court handed down  a decision saying: "From the evidence  ofthe witness, the court is of theopinion  that the Bunker Hill mine was discovered by a jackass, Phil O'Rourke and  N. S. Kellogg; and as the jackass was  the property of plaintiffs, Copper &  Peek, who turned the animal out, they  are entitled to half interest in the  Bunker Hill and a quarter interest in  the Sullivan claims.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table givts the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor.1900,  1902, lor 1903, aud 1004, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  for t9oi, for f  Past  Granby Mines, Phoenix  Snowshoe, "  Deadwood  Brooklyn,  Mother Lod  Sunset,  Morrison,  B. C. Mine,  R. Bell,  Emma, "  Senator "  Oro Denoro "  Winnipeg,    Wellington.  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan-Javkpot "  King Solomon, W.Copper  No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris,     "  Jewel, Long Lake  Carmi, West Fork  Providence,   Providence  Elkhorn   E. P. U and  Goldfinch  Ruby,   Boundary  Kails  Miscellaneous   1900 1901  64,533 231,762  297     1,731    150  5,340   09,034  802  Summit   19,494  1,076  2,250  1,200  160  47,405  650  l',040  '550  875  665  2,000  350  1902  309.85S  20.SOO  14L326  7,455  150  14,811  560  8,530  785  625  1903  393,718  71,212  138|079  15.731  3,339  19,365  22,937  363  15.537  2,435  1904  168,916  Week [  8,850 i  52,690     3,930  6,881  1,756  11,220  OH,  5,646  2,06S  482  smi  Total, tons  Grnnhv Sine'  I 7-8  1  f  1;  v  X1  V1'  I?..  TP'TT"  :.-Br~  -.. r,V--���>*���''.-.   ?.���.":--  .'^j?.'-���&-.'-��� -V-V.'. i ���'.-:.-   - .   V: .\ it'-".���'��� s .,���'..',.;..*��� L-O-" - ���..���'.VS.-.'.. ���-.-,' ?.'*..*-.�� *V -.-i.'^r-".-A.! ..?_���_        *.*C?t //..^^-.v,?'^*^- '������,,.3.fl,--UV  "T-i-:  ���'�� ��r   ���    * I  '.'.I rt"  rir^.vr^^^-^r  ��� rl. RsP?'?'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  m  m  m  ti  ������&{?���&���'(  Hfc  mm  if*  ���jfM  ''IP  '.i.f.-A^  *ftm  1#:':  H  m  Mir-  m  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal  h  ISSOBD ON SATURDAYS BV THK  PIONEER PUBLISHING 00.  AT PHOENIX, B. C.  W. B.WILLCOX. Manager.  3*  Telephone   j  Manager's residence, No. ij.  SOBSCKIPTIONS IN ADVANCH.  Per Year ., $3.06  Six Month!....  ..... 1.35  ff you are not a subscriber to this paper, this  is an Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Pour weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  success.   Two filled  trains left_ over  the Soo line yesterday.    Today's trains  for pointi in Western Canada carried  hundreds from southern points,  Okla  hama, contributing in  large numbers.  Kansas, Missouri,   Iowa   and   Illinois  were represented by the  most  sturdy  and  wealthiest   class  of  settlers that  ever passed through St.   Paul.    T. O.  Carrie had a large party from  Wisconsin bound for  points  in   Alberta and  Saskatchewan.     Special trains are also  lea\ing from South   Dakota, while orders are now lying in the hands of railroad companies for cars for settlers' effects which will make over a score of  special through trains  that will  leave  within the next two weeks. The agents  of the government  report  that   there  never was as much  interest  taken in  Western Canada as at the present time.  Mr. Holmes, the St. Paul agent,  has  just returned   fiom  accompanying a  large party last week, and   reports the  trains crowded every day.    The home  missjon board of the Baptist church in  the west, in session here, has accepted  fifteen missionaries from   the East to  work in the West this summer."  ��� WHAT EDITORS SAYjj  ���� "����������������������������*��������������  Hk   Was   Wisi: --Gaylor Wilshire, J  the millionaire Socialists, and editor of'  WilshireS Magazine,   was invited byj  Greenwood Socialists,   to run as the  Socialist candidate in Yale Cariboo for  the Dominion House, but declined the  offer with' thanks:   He" was ' wise.���'  Nelson Tribune.  Quick ' Chances���Events mature  quickly in a mining camp and a' few  days are all that are necessary in many  instances to turn dullness into activity  and depression into prosperity. Here  in Slocan City division just such a  welcome change is in progress and  there is reason to expect a satisfactory  summer's business.���Slocan Drill.  MILL GEARING  .j  .We haveti'ecenlly installed a large automatic Gear   Planer,  and can  supply all sizes of wood and iron geais accurately,  machine  cut.    Order  ahead and have us send youi geais on oui fust shipment to IJ.   C, aud  ;save trie hrge freight charge's,  'Writeus for catalogues of mining and power .machinery.   Ask for  No. 700 and 200.  The. Jenckes MaohinejQo,, LtdL  Rossland; Greenwood, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax.  Head Office and Works, 135 Lansdowne St., Shkrhkooke, Que.   1904  APR.  1904  Sun. Hon.  Tuen. Wed.  Thu. Fr>.  Sat.'  ,           1  2  3    4  5678  9  10 11  12    13    14    15  16  17 18  19    20    21    22  23  24 25  ���26    27    28    29  3��  WHY OPPOSE IT?  Opposition to the building of the  Grand Trunk Pacific, is opposition to  the vital interests of British Columbia  especially and to Canadian interests  generally.  A polititical party that places party  expediency above the principle of the  greatest good to the greatest number  in the administration of public affairs,  is the party that should be kept safely  1   in the minority.  With all the scandallously wasteful  ness and profligate expenditure of pub  lie funds and resources in the endowment of the Canadian Pacific at its  inception; with all the lavish immunities and privileges granted it; with  all its tyrannical and extortionate practices, its building and operation has  been a great public benefit, on the  whole.  Even the Intercolonial railway, constructed purely as a political expediency, is proving a public benefit.  No national enterprise ever under  taken by the Dominion government  was so replete with favorable poten-  tialties for the development and upbuilding of northern Canada as is this  same Grand Trunk Pacific scheme.  And when it is remembered that its  launching is based upon plans and under safeguards evolved from past experiences found to be necessary to protect public interests, and maintain control by ,the government, the genera]  benefits to be .derived from its completion will be far greater than those  enjoyed from any railaway enterprise  on Canadian soil. Its entire length  from the Atlantic to the Pacific is  drawn mainly, through a vast virgin  territory with limitless stores of natural  wealth.  The U.S has had its day of attractiveness for the hordes seeking new fields  and pastures green. Northwestward the  great nomadic army is marching, Canada's growing season is on.  The proposal of the Dominion Government to build another transcontinental railway through its northern pos  sessions is being noised lo the ends of  Christendom. Already it has caused the  great current of immigration to flow  northward that will fill that broad expanse with a thrifty and desirable pop-  1 ulation. *     ,  The development of this great country will add millions of dollars' worth  of taxable property to the assets of  British Columbia and the territories,  thereby enormously enhansing the revenues of the general government, and  enlarging the field of eastern commercial centers.    The building of  the  . Grand Trunk Pacific will accomplish  *' this develpment as nothing else could,  - and will double the population of Canada in the next decade.  v' Why should not every well-wisher  of the Dominion give the proposal his  ' ��� hearty approval ?  Referring to  the   local  situation, it  may be said the city is in disgrace. It  has been disgiaced by the ncent acts  of its heretofore honored mayor, and  is now smarting under defeat at  the  hands of a one-man power, backed by  Victoiia.    'J he real situation is this:  Owing  to  trouble  between  Chief of  Police Flood and a denizen of the  tenderloin district and subsequent developments through the testimony of  witnesses under oath, the city council,  out   of   regard    for    common    decency,  demanded the summary  dis  missal of 'Chief Flood and  the resignation  of W. R. Williams , as Ploice  Commissioner and Police Magistrate.  Be it said to the credit of'L. Y Birnie,  when he discovered, the   questionable  intention of his colleagues on the Po  lice Commission, immediately resigned.  Tot these demands the mayor demurred,  but promised to remove Chief Flood.  A month passed and Flood was still in,  hence the wrath and resignation of the  city council last Wednesday night week.  It has been understood from street report, as no other information is obtainable, that Birnie's resignation has  been accepted at Victoria, although he  at this writing has had no official notification to that effect.   It is also reported that W. R.  Williams' resignation from the police commission had  been sent to Victoria,   and that it had  not been accepted.    Be this as it may  the soiid three are, by  the grace of  Victoiia authority, still in the saddle.  It has been intimated  by the  mayor  that the  names of James Punch and  Wm.  Delahay had been suggested to  the government as suitable timber for  the new commission, should one be  allowed.    The action of Mayor Rumberger, though highly respected in this  community,  has  added   little  to  his  credit in his apparent effoits to shield  and retain in office men who have lost  public confidence.    In  the meantime  Flood is parading as one  having authority in the city, and the  city is being guarded at night by a new star in  the police firmament.  Ax Elevated Luxurv���St. Louis  seems to be able to get everything it  needs for its world's fair from the  solons at Washington. How would it  be to ask for a supply of army tents to  shelter those visitors who can not reconcile themselves to paying $3 per  night for the privilege of sleeping on  the mantelpiece?���Spokane Chronicle.  Sauck For Tub Gandkk ��� The  merchants of this city are, and rightly  too, pi one to protcsl against the send,  irig outside the city for supplies, They  cry out against it and it is right that  they should do so. But should, they  not practice what they preach? It is  a well known fact that printers and  newspaper men are long suffering, but  they are suiely entitled to register a  kick when they find that some merch  ants make no bones at all about sending away for their printing, although  they resent others sending away for  what trf^- desire. They plead a reduced cost as their excuse, forgetting  that these citizens who send to Eaton  and other departmental stores offer  precisely the same reason. Only last  week the agent of an outside printing  office uas in town, soliciting and obtaining business and this, too, without  paying a license of any kind. Home  printing offices are just as deserving of  consideration as are home merchants  -Kamloops Sentinel.  ~J2  �� �� CYCLOPS MINING STEEL  HE  CO  O  SHOES AND DIES  RUSSELL, LAW, CAULFIELD, Co.('Ltd;  AGENTS, GREENWOOD.   V  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  F1KE, LIKE, ACCiDENT.'  Coin 111 Issliuer for inking Affidavits.  Phoknix, li. C  R. B.KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor  ,, -notarv public.  PHOENIX, b.C.  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  %]    and BATHROOM. Xp  Ciaic* Wlllinnii Mock,cor. ,',  HirMaH(iOldnon��ldesA.v*   ' IIOKNIX, B. fj.  KingEdward Lodge, No36  '"'i:"i'':'"1:A;'Finii'<1 Av'M.'--;'- '  Kcitiilar communication B p. ,���.    b,c  olid Thursday of each month  Hal I j Morrlaon- A iiilcrnou Mock.  G.W.RUMBHRUKK,  tieiretarv.  W.G.KKASKR  W.M.  Take  THE PIONEER  ?  You should if you don't. It gives the pews  of the Bounirry. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  a ly clique or fact on. It is worth $10.00.  It costs or'y $2.00. ' /! ;  RUSSIA - JAPAN  Matthhsof Interest about  The use of oil for fuel has   received  a new impetus by the record   recently  made   by   the  steamer    Nebraskan,  which arrived in New York harbjrlast  week, making the run from San Diego,  Cal., in 52 day��, having made but one  stop on the 13,000 mile journey, and  that only for the purpose of reporting  The average speed of the steamer was  10 .knots per hour.    This is said (o be  the most exhaustive test ever ms\de of  oil as fuel.    The steamer is  said to  have been using oil on   its   trips  be  tween San  Francisco and Honolulu,'  but this is the first test made  for this  long distance, and it is  considered to  have   been   highly  satisfactory.    The  Nebraskan left San Diego with  10,500  barrels of oil in her hold, and reached  New Voik with 1,200 of these uneon-  sumed.    Her stoker room . force   was  reduced from 12 men  to   3,   though  these were paid far higher wages  than  those  received by   ordinary   stokers.  Another advantage was the  fact that  three quarters of the   room   foimerly  needed for fuel was available for cargo  purposes, and  the oil  cost   considerably less than coal.  I thksk Belligerent Nations. k  The two new battleships ordered in  England by Japan, will be exceedingly  powerful. Their length, 445 feet will  exceed that of the most powerful battleships by 20 feet. In order to meet  the capacity of docking' accommodations, the beam and draught have been  fixed at 78 feet and 26 feet respectively. Each will have a displacement of  16,400 tons. The main battery, it is  stated, will be the most powerful yet  devised. They are to have a speed of  ro knots and will be able to discharge  II tons of projectiles per minute from  their main batteries. In addition to  the two battleships actually ordered  fapan is contemplating ordering two  more vessels of that description to be  built in Ixmdon.  Japan is not very rich,in'mineral  wealth. It produces quite a number  of mineral substances, her strongest  lines being in the non-metallic products  coal and salt. During 1902 Japan  mined 9,003,000 tons of coal, and upwards of $1,000,000 worth of salt. Of  metallic products,she produced 28,500  tons of copper and small quantities of  gold and silver. The Japanese an-  tomy mines are known the world over,  not so much for their output ofantomy  ore, but for the fact that the finest and  largest specimens of crystallized stib-  nite, antomy sulphide are produced  at these mines. Mineral cabnites find  valuable additions when these Japanese  stibnites are installed.  But the Russian emperor "is in a  different class. In >the Imperial budget  the' allowance for his household is figured at the meagre rate of about $8,000,-  000 a year, but that is merely the beginning of his, resources. He owns a  great part of Russia" as his private  property-���mines, forests' and illimitable stretches of arable lands. In  European ^Russia alone the strictly  private domains of the Imperial family  areas large as Indiana. The State  owns twenty times as much more, and  the Czar is the State. ' In Siberia the  Imperial resources are still more opulent. Most of the rich mines of gold,  platinum, and precious stones are  worked for the benefit of the Czar  and his family.  But beyond all this, the Emperor is  the absolute master of the national  treasury and all its varied resources of  income. In England* the King talks  in his speeches of ,"iny army," "my  navy" and "my exchequer," but all this  is understood to be a- legal fiction.  Everything is regulated by parliament,  and the King cannot touch a penny  that is not appropriated to his use.  But m Russia the Czar can speak of  "my "army" and "my navy" in" literal  fact. He could disband the whole  outfit if he chose,'and pocket the  money saved by the operation. His  civil list is simply the amount he sees  fit to dip out of the national treasury:  He could double or tripple it without  asking anybody's permission. The  whole treasury is his, and all the taxing  power of the empire}, to the limit of  the ability of his subjects to pay. Is  it not clear that the diffident young  Nicholas is the richest man in the  world ?  THE  Light Locomotives  For All I'urposes..  Ko'r iiiimv, iiisidcor ouiside service, for  Isigithii; KolI'Isi. for I'niitractprg. Con-  vi'meni 10 openite, quick und powerful,  qnii k (li livciy, fnlh gimu<nii'u<J ,aiiv (=ne, iiuv re quired Ivpe, anv width of kkuk?,  with or without tender*. ��� feU ILT KV ���  DAVENPORT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Davenport, Iowa.  I hne engines may be s-'eri in service at thu mines of (ii.mhv Co.  Phoenix, P. C  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Phoenix Akkik  NO. 158.  ���Urtfli|;�� oil I'rlday  ;'�� njn,, in., Mine���  -0 ill 11 11.1.1.       .  .'.Visiting brethren  cordinlly liivlicd.  IIOBT. IIOKHKLL, I'rM. WM .l-I.KMINC. Secv  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOH I.ODOK NO.46  Meet* every Mouduy livening at   Hardy  Hall  Visiting liretherii cordially invited.  W. 8. Cook, N. ().  liKO. R. MKAP, Kec. Scc'y.  :    ' ���   ;   A. 8. Williamson, I'cr. Hit. Hecy.  .OREGON  ~ Line  UNION  PACIFIC  aud UNION PACIFfC  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains .Daily.  SteaniBhip tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Leaves  Dally  Spokane 1'inic Schedule.  KfTectlve Nov. 31 iooj    .  Arrives  Dully  The Leading' Weekly  0/ the Boundary.  THE MASTER MECHANIC'S PCRK  TAK SO.KP lienH and so (teas the skin, while  promptly cleansing It of grease, oil, rust, etc  Invaluable for mechanics, fanners.'sportsmen.  Free Sample on receipt of x for postage, \lbrrt  Toilet Soau Co. Mfrs Montreal.  WANTED.  Special representative in this and  adjoining territories,"to represent and  advertise an old established business  house of solid financial standing. Salary $21 weekly, with expenses advanced each Monday by check direct  from headquarters. Expenses advanced; position permanent. We furnish  everything. Address The Columbia,  630 Monon Bldg., Chicago 111.    i8-6t  fill  A Canadian immigration agent sia-  tioned at St. Paul,   Minn.,  sends out  " the following dispatch:  ���   / - "%ke settlers' movement to the Can-  ��� 'adian Northwest has started this spring  ;,' ii) real earnest, and   every advertised  ' excursion for Canada has been a great can be honorable,  ^ OLLA PODRIDA, ^  Most people are so buisy making  a living that ihey don't take time to  live.  When you assure yourself that you  know as much as the average man,  just remember that the average man  knows very little.  It is a mistake to say that a man  can be what he willls to be, The strong-  The fact that the Czar has just made  a little contribution of $100,000,000  from his private purse to the Russian  war fund reminds us, says the Philadelphia Post, that Mr. Rockefeller is not  the only rich man in the world. There  are a few others, and there is hardly a  doubt that the Russian monarch overtops the Standard Oil emperor, not  only as the first of autocrats but as the  first of plutocrats.  Most royalties are very small potatoes financially compared with any one  of several American millionaires. Mr.  Rockefeller could put all the sovereigns of Europe, except the Czar, on  his payroll at their present wages without depriving himself of a single bowl  of crackers and milk or ever lacking a  quarter to drop into the contribution  box on Sunday. He could pay the  salary of King Edward or of the Kaiser  One Lady's Recommendation Sold Fifty Boxes  of Chamberlain'3 Stomsch  and Liver Tiblets,  I have, I believe, sold fifty boxes of  Cham bei Iain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets on the recommendation of one  lady here who first bought a box of  them about a year ago. She never  tire' oftelling her'neighbors and friends  about the good qualities of these tablets.���P.M.Shore, Druggist, Rochester,  Ind. The pleasant purgative effect of  these Tablets makes them a favorite  with ladies everywhere. For sale by  -id druggists.  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 19eS  the entire boundary shipped 680,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton, of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of ore  last year.  'ihe Pioneei is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or tlie United  States for  7.3j a.m. KAbT MAIL���To and from     -  Coeur d'Alene district, Farm.  "    '   ingtoti Onrfield lulfux, Pullman,   ���Moacowi  ���Pomcroy,  WaiUlimg, Dayton, Walla  Wnlln. Ten 1 eton, Itskcr City  and nit points Hast,.  8 co p. in  130 p. nil HXPRKSS���l'or l'ariiiiiigtoii  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,l.etvintou, Portland  San Francisco, Haker City  and nil points KAST.  KXI'KKSS ���From all points  Hast, Maker City; San Francisco, Portland; Colfax, (lar-  ficld and Panning ton 11.4na.1i1  *Hxcepl Sundny.  SFIOHT LINK TOiCAUKOUNIA.  San Francisco- Portland Koine.'  "Steamer* sail from Ainsirortli dock, Portland,  at 8 p. 111. nitd from Spear Street wharf, etniir-Ynn.'  cluco, at 10 a. in. every five days.  Tickets 011 sale at all S. V & N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, tiuie of  trams, equipment, etc.. address  OKO. J. MOHLKR.Ceueral Agent,  Riverside Ave..Spoknnc. Wash '.  Spokane Falls  $2.00  per yeai���or the rest of the world for $3.00   |��r  year.    It gives the  .Theoiily all rail route lietwuon points  east.'west and soutliio Rosslum!. Nelson. Grand Forka and Republic.  BiiflVt cars run between Spokane and  Northport.  KFFUCTIVK JUNE 14. 1903  Leave. Arrive  8:��a "> Spokane 61s v. m'  '"M"- "' Rossland 4 ,s p.m.  7������- "i Nelson 7 ,,, p. ���,  J0:3Sn. m .nrand Fork* , 00 i>. m.  8-WB- ����� Republic 6 15 p. m.  In Connection  With  latest and Most  Reliable lews  of Boundary Mines and Smelters,  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time  It is fearless  Address with check  est will in the world is not a substitute  for brains aud education- but all men j for a year cut of a month's income and  have something left for carefare.  We do the kind you want,  but which you rarely see ���  the kind that is Neat, Clean,  Original and Effective.  This the only completely  equipped Printing establishment in the Boundary occupying its own building.  Can we print,for you ?  PIONEER PUBLISHING GO.  PHOENSX, B. C  ���O<KKKM>0-0rQ;<HK><>0-��-  Grand Forks,  Phoenix  and Greenwood  -STAGE   JjIN(P,  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  Phoxnix, B. C.  j F.ROYjjR,  Proprielos  Heglnulnjt June 1st, leave Greenwood at 6 a.m  mid Fliotnlji at 7:30o,ru; arrive.at Grand Forkr  10 30 a. m., leave Grand Forks 3.45 p. m., arriving  atftiocnlx 7 p. m., and Greenwood nts, p. m  Connects both ways with Great Northern trains  Vare���Oraud Forka to Phoenix, Ji 60; Phoenix  tp Greenwood, 50c; Greenwood to Phoenix, |i.o.  Grcewood to Gi aud Forks, $3. Office in Green  wood, (It. Northern Telegraph office. In Phoenix, McRoe Bros, ft Smith. In Grand Fork*  Ot, Norther offices. For express rates, nqulrcl  stelUwr office, ' '  TICKET?   to   AH   Points  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Dulutry Minneapolis,  Chicago,.  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria,Tacoma, Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST '  :*������ '   ������������:��� ',���;;   POINTS. V . .   '   j      ������.���."  Through Palace r.n<l Tourist Sleepers.  :::    Pining arid BuiTot Smoking Library.  2 Fast Trains; Dafy:.2  . For rates and..folder's and full information regarding trips call on or Address  any agent of the S. F.&vN; Railway or  G.K&P.A.,       '     O.P.&T.A.,  Spokane.       701, W. Riverside,  Wash.     '   :;Spokane, Wn.  Leave pNers attCfty'^  Clara's Office.       ?  **>*<*       PHOENIX, BG.  SANITARIUM, hrtiw Lake, t^'G.  ��� ��� " *��� ���' ��� -;.-.        }'. 5.      ��� ���  and piXTT- Ti,em<?s: Perfecty appointed Hsollli  5 MT1in,a,!re R/��or' '" ����*-Vest with �� com-  bu��l.��'e?} ��f ?,B��'s-M��<iinK Turklsh-.aii 1  Lron��i���2fT." " yM*rr��fntd- The curative  propertleaof itswatersare uneqiialed.  c.&r^&" RVe��'��?Hc. Nervous and Jl4,'.  ailrnelius/"?*'!' *liuey> I'1*" and Sloniach  8j��brm<"miU"tl"B aU )sl<it<"I'e Pol��o"�� from the  Mom?iJ!,��"d<:ur of ",c "eenery i�� unrivaled  boat nS *.' S^W P^ks- roreat��- Inkcs.waterfalls.  tennlS0' X?5^n?'fis ','����. ���hootiiiff, excursion,  ofifin^w climate is unsurpassed for  tit)  , 1     #���-.'������   v       ��.''���%-!*.*        '���� .rv.     ,   1.   . ��� ��*     ������ . *  .1   .��� J 11- ��     -        ,-u -'*#���! -7    ���       .   -- t .    ������        . ���  " ' i\'       .     -        1 .      ,���       ��� ..   ��� -    ��� , ^   "i.   1      '        .    ,     ,.- .is ������   -"  j   '- .'      ,l'-     \' ��� > . \    -J.   -���;     ����� 1. ij>  ' i..��m --.>,. .H-...���; -.���������,., .".' ;������ ��� ��->���   ���'^t f'jr .���'4  It  THE  N  lv*  I.  il  ��� 'j  t-'tJ  Hi  r  r -J  i!  i   ��*  w  L   'r*  �� "��:  i  ���  f.  --���  t ��  9  !������!  ...����  'AS  ���vi  ���    ������xip  [-.if  r/Sl  ?".��  '    "?  -y  ���x  r    '=?  I "'��  I ���������$  I ^  1 �����c  ? 'Si  J   'ti  ;��� 3  flH��~��-���-��-���-���-*-#  w$m  i't  Always Available!  Opens a savings account at  this Bank, and that dollar  and every "dollar you deposit afterwards will earn  3 per cent interest.  ~~~  THE OBSERVATORY  ��' TlltKQH TALKKO OK AT -  ,    lloiiHAmiKumwiiiai.,'  CAPITAL AND....'.''  RESERVE PAID UP:  Bank  3,914,610.00  u.  JUNKINO'DViMAH- A Sl'KCIALTV,  Established nearly half a century,  -��-���-���-���-���-���HI-��-��-#-��  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  in  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  ���.;,  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  wiiiili civi'H IVrfcct Work in thcfdiorlert  1 hue Willi ihe ({ruiitt'Ht cape of onfiuiimi.  Wiltc for Calulog'.ie.  THE .LINOTYPE/ COMPANY,; MONTREAL,   QUE  ,    Phoenix is not the only place where  outside   interference in police com  .   .-���      ������ "��� '���' ���"��� <?���'���(  nmsionei   matters;; hasfrpade; S^riptis  trouble.    Vancouver, Nelson and  the  Slocan are much upset by  these, con  ditions. .:,'.;,��,  Ii; N. Galer of theGranby Co. 'returned to theJJoundary Saturday,, from,  an extended, trip to Montreal. . Speak  ing of the Granby dividend, Mr.-Galer  saidjhat at the time it was announced  in October last, no hint or suggestion  was made by the directors that a quarterly .dividend would be paid and although that idea is common amongst  mining men, if is not based upon anything slated by Granby directors, who  have not decided what disposition will  be made of the company's accumulated  profits.    Groat improvements and  ad-  ditfdiis have been made to  the plant M" South Africa, th*>vsilver- being  ex  at Grand Forksvimd in and about'the  mines and ihese all have to. be, paid  for, S.T1. C. Miner, president of the  company, is coming out tb'ftfie 3\oote-  nays early in June.       .   .,"     ......  $ PALACE LIVERY STABLES   i  %  '1 lie best established and regulated hostelry in the liiitin-  dary.    We are centrally located iii our new stables with  -,...., it coinpleie.outfit of Saddle and  Diivint;  Morses.   The  ,-. .J. best of iigsi (; I'arlies: "driven  to Jany boundary  point.    -  ?The Best Lethbrjdge.,CoaI promptly delivered.    Large  ^2 Stock cf Dry Wood.  i       Mclntyre & McDonald  %     Knob Hill Ave.;      01K^ /    Phoenix,:B; C.  ���������������������'��������������� ��������� PHOENIX ���  MARKET.   ���  t  ... ���'  ���;  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C. J  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C. ���  i P. Burns & Co.  .. Wholesale and detail Meat flerciwats.!  Markets at Nelson, "Kasio, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  ������������ ��� Silverton, New Denver Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forksj Greenwood; Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.       ;  FISH, OYSTERS ,AND( POULTRY IN SEASON.  ; All orders receive prompt attentioh. ? -  ���������������������������������������o������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave  Phoenix at 16 a;  in. Leave Greenwood at 3 p. va.  , DAILY.    -..,.-  **.*.*        JOHN WALTERS, Prop,  There has been'considerable outcry  made against a notice issued by Hon.  K, V. Green, Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works',; notifying certain  delinquent pre-emptors and purchasers  of crown lands.that.thiy must pay up  on ornbefore the 15 of Api.il, on pain  of having the records or agreements  covering such lands cancelled. While  the scare may have had the desired  financial effect, ills hot lis bad Vas it  seems, however,' as a close reading of  the notice" wiir show: Hdhr ;R.: F.  Green's-notice ��calls 'attention *to3 the  notice issued by V. .CarterJ), Cotton,  dated the a^nd'of June,:i899;;ih��which  all pre;emptOrs>or. purclia^ers.'are' to  pay up; Further down- Mr; Green  "saysT" "And" further notice is hereby  given to air persons who have failed to'  comply with the requirements of said  notice (meaning the Carter-Cotton no  tice of 1899), that their records will  be cancelled if they .did. not pay up.by  April''15th next./ Thosewhd.Mr; Cot  ton notified in 1899 i ave for a long time  been overdue with their payments if  they have settled up by this time, and  a little forcing was probably necessary  in order to hastena settleriient. I The  Green notice does not apply' to any  who are delinquent since 1899; at least  that is the construction" put on the matter by the local representitives of the  provincial government and the lawyers  who have looked the matter up.  ��� ..-' ���  '" ^'he^toska Tre^ejl Gold Mining  Compalhy'will pay a dividend of three  shillings on April 28th. .  Australia has produced up to the  end 1903 the enormpUs aggregate of  ftjK^i'fi^'IJ  "  The February production of the Old  Dominion mine, Arizona, was 794,000  pounds; 60'rnpared with 864,000  poundsJn January...,.     ,  In the mines of Great Pritain, including the mining of metallic and non-  metalliq products, there are employed  under and above ground 860,000 pei-  sons.     . ���.';:'.:,.!(;..;:  At the United Verde smelter, Arizona, two 500-ton" furnaces and one  250-ton furnace are now running at full  blast, turning out as much bullion as  ever before^in its history.'   I:  The production of silver in South  Africa for 1903 was butd75,67oounces,  There are no wholly'silver mines in  The immigration treaty between the  United States and China expires next  December, which will re-open the  whole exclusion question. China has  already denounced the treaty and demands equal rights and fair play. Con  gress might want to import thirty or  forty thousand coolies to build the  Panama canal, .which may influence  future action in the matter. It may  be predicted there will be no renewal  of the treaty."  AlexMunro  Contractor \ Builder*  In Vancouver, it appears, the jailor  has been playing the, sailor boarding-  house trick, by turning over prisoners  from the city jail to shipmasters, who  needed them to complete crews.  tractcdynaiiily, frytu gold ores  ..The .February, .production of the  United Copper Company, Montana,  was)4j600,boa pounds, a record monthly ., production, nqtwitlisianding the  (act that February was a short month,  ���! The smelter at Hadley, Prince of  Wales Island, Alaska, which is being  built by the Alaska Smelting and He-  fining Company will, it is expected, be  completed and ready for work about  the first of May nest"."',, ,'      \-_  The most powerful stationery engine-in theUutte district, Montana, is  at the Never Sweat mine of the Amalgamated Copper- Company, and has  3,060 horse power. The.next largest  isat the Heiiixe RajrAis.mine.   r'l'liti Mining-Record of Denver Colorado, prints a table of Colorado's productions of^pld, .sijver, lead,, copper  and zinc for the year 1903, the figures  beingifurnishedjby Chief Clerk Edward  Pi Leech Of the. branch mint at Denver.. The totals are as shown follows:  Gold   $22,705,711:   silver   (coining  Too  many  officials  office as a private snap.  regard   public  OOOO  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.  ........Shop on Dominion Avenue   The Most   Delightful WayTo Cross The pn^pent  '      T .lousjli Salt, Uku Oitv, Ulenwobil Springs, Lcadville, Pueblo, -:   '  Colorado Springs and Denver.  ���i MttlMe ifiirossgii Nature's Art  Pa^inz Caetlc Gale, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Paes,  Marshal Paas and the Royal Gorge.  .     .,,.:  j% Fqst Trains Daily Bet, Qgden and Denver ri  ;:''������ Eaaipment andService Sfcond to None       ;:  FURTHER, FOR BETTER CANT BE FOUND.  SEEK NO F  For Detailed Information, atldreeB  W. CMcBRIDE, Gwicrnl A��ent, 124Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  Whenybu  read tne -"  And Boundary Mining Jo��maI,  You'll have no trouble jn.keeping posted on B undary Mining Matters.  Simply send a $2 bill for year's trial to Pione>r Pub. Co. Phoenix, B.  JSTRICTLY BUSINESS \  ��� ':..-.'       ���'��� ������:  *����������*����*����>s��a��aao<��s������  : Don't advertise your competitor in  your advertisements. Let him pay his  own bills.  Trade without confidence is like  feeding a fire with pine kindlings. You  make the fire hum as long as the kind;  lings last, bul you would gain a steadier,  more ki'-linj: licit il* after yo.i  the fire you used hard coal.  The average hian ha ; rv.i university  training: intel ectua' liicraiuroiibeyond  hi.11, b.it adverti.-iiijj, is like the poor,  js.-a'.way.'i'iWit.h him. He.matSt le.mi^  whether he will or no.  Knowing how to advertise is as complex a problem as knowing how to conduct the business itself. It is not' a  matter of figures and rules, but a matter which requires common, sense, quick  wit and practical experience,  started  1  Sciatic Rheumatism Curod.  "I have been < subject to sciatic  rheumatism for years," says E. H  Warden, of Wilton junction, Iowa.  "My joints were stiff and gave me  much pain and discomfort. My joints  would.crack when- I straightened up.  I used Chamberlain's Pain Balm and  have'ib'een thoroughly cured. Have  not had a pain or ache from the old  trouble for many months. It is certainly a most wonderful liniment." For  sale by all druggists.  value,) $17,114,986; lead, $4*47.1,459;  .copper, $1,080,019; zinc, $5,141,820  Grand total of production,  $50,819,-  J993-- ".  *'���<:'.;.��� ���':-..;.;.'      ���';'���..; ;:  : A dutch!:syrfdicate. has purchased  the Hercules iron mine, situated in the  State of Chihuahua, Mexico, and will,  it is said, establish large iron.and steel  works in Mexico.'' ft is stated that the  syndicate has also'contracted to ship  10,000,000 tons of iron from its mines  to Amsterdam within a period of ten  years. It will build a; railroad too  miles long to connect; the mines with  the Mexican Central Railroad.  ��� Up to the end of January there had  been $95,00.6 of lead bounty .money  earned by the Britisp Columbia mines.  There are 88 properties on the list,  But about 40, of these have insignificant  claims. The remainder will average  over, 11,500, each, so that the monev  will be widely distributed. The largest  claimant���;s. the; Highland, of Ains-  worth, which will get $18,006 for its  shares. Next in order comes the North  Star, Rambler-Cariboo, Payne, Slocan  Star and the Ruth.  TheRedSacket shaft of the Calumet & Hecla copper mine, Michigan,  is the deepest in the world. It has  taken nine years of day and nightwork  to sink it and has cost $2,500,000.  This shaft is vertical, but all the other  shafts pt;the Calumet & Hecla follow  the dip of the lode. Work on it was  started in 1889,,immediately after the  last of the three great underground  fires in the old workings of the mine,  which did damage of more than $1,-  000,000. Work has been continued  upon it since that time, and the shaft  stands without a parallel in mining. It  ;is 4,920 feet in depth, or 360 feet less  than a mile. It contains six compartments, each equal ,'in size to an  ordinary mining shaft, four of which  are nsed for hoisting rock and lowering timbers. One is utilized for the  ladders, and the sixth compartment  caries ihe wires and pipes for telephones'," light, power - water and com-  profsod air.  Taking Desperate Chances.  It is true that my contract colds  and recover from them without taking  any precaution or treatment, and the  knowlecge of this fact leads, others to  take their chances instead of giving  their colds the needed attention. It  should be borne in mind that every  cold weakens the lungs; lowers the  vitality, makes the system less able to  withstand each succeeding cold and  paves the way for more serious diseases.  Can you afford to take such desperate  chances when Chamberlains Cough Remedy, famous for its cures of colds,  cah.be had for a trifle? For sale by  all druggists.  �����lt��*����llll��*ll��IIS*��||||  } b; c������ mining j  ������c***s*(e<e*(��scs��i*s��iit  Mines in the vicinity of Sandon last  week shipped 238 tons of ore, making  3531 tons to date.  N. F. McNaught has purchased two  claims adjoining the Mollie Hughes,  New Denver, and will proceed to de^  velop them at once.  Definite announcement has been  made of resumption of operations at  the Velvet and Portland mines on Sophie mountain, Ardrew G. J.arson  will have charge of the mines tinder direction of William Thompson consulting engineer. .���'';  The Kilo group Of claims, in ihe  Slocan, has been sold to a wealthy  syndicate of Helena, Montana, for  $75,000. The Kilo is essentially a  gold proposition, upon which $40,000  have already been expended in delop-  meht work.  ���The management of the Rambler-  Cariboo, .Slocan, gives tin' that tlie  ���edge has been struck in the crosscut  at tlie 800 foot level. The ore niet  with is of the same value as that found  in the upper levels, running 137 oz in  silver and 67 per cent lead. Work  has commenced on a new 4000 foot  tunnel, designed to tap the vein at. a  depth of 16c.0Jc.2t.  The Legal claim On Lemon creek,  owneJ by A. R. Uolderson and W. S.  Johnson has been bonded, says the  Sandon Standard, to E. Savage, representing the American company which  has the lease 011 the Chapleau. The  bond is for upwards of $250,000. The  Legal is a gold'proposition, the ore  running $25,10 the ton. The bond is  for a year.  Val Simmons is back trom the Norway mountain section where he has  been for the past three months with  his partner H. S. Libby, of Greenwood,  doing development work on the Alice  N. mineral claim, located on Grenville  mountain, which is a part of the Norway mountain section, says the Nelson  News. This section has been more or  less operated for the past four or five  years, and has a number of promising  properties. Among these are the Cascade and the Bonanza groups and  others from which about 35 carloads  of high grade ore have been shipped.  It is claimed for the section that it has  never yet had a strong company to  operate its properties and that if failures have been made there it has been  due to the lack of capital rather than  to the quality of the ledges.  Best Cough Medicine For Children.  When you buy a cough medicine  for, small children you want one in  which you can place implicit confidence. You want one that not only  relieves but cures. You want one that  is unquestionably harmless. You want  one that is pleasant to take. Chamberlain's Cough remedy meets all of  these conditions. There is nothing so  good for the coughs and colds incident  to childhood. It is also a certain pre  ventive and cure for croup, and there  is no danger whatever from whooping  cough when it is given. It has been  used in many epidemics of that disease  with perfect success. For sale by all  druggists.  QUEEN OF ACTRESSES  PRAISED PE-RU-NA.  MISS JULIA MARLOWE.  In a> rooont lottor to Tho Poruna Modl-  rlno Co., Miss Julia Marlowe of, Now  York City, has tho following to say of  l'eruna:  "/ am glad to write my endorse-  nent of the great remedy, Peruna,  r.s a nerve tonic. I do so most  heartily."-���Julia Marlowe.  Nervousness is very common among  -.romen. This condition is due to anemic  .'i.-^rvo centers. Tho nervo centers aro  llio resorvoirsof nervous vitality. These  /.���enters becomo bloodless tor want of  propor nutrition. This is especially- true  !a the spring season. Evory spring a.  Host of invalids aro produced as tho direct result of weak nerves.'       '  ThId could bo easily obviated by tho  t=3 cf Feruna, Poruna strikes at the  ���oot of tho difficulty by correcting the  tion for tho nerve centers. Properly digested food furnishes these reservoirs of  life with vitality which loads to strong,  steady norves, and thus nourishes life.  Poruna is in great favor among women, especially those who have vocations that aro trying to tho nervous system. Peruna furnishes the lasting ni-  vigoration for tho nerves that such peo-  plo so muchnocd. Thousands of testimonials from women In all parts of  the United States aro being received  every year. Such unsolicited evidence  surely proves that Poruna is without an  equal as a nerve tonic and a vital In-  yigorator.  Buy a bottle ot Peruna today.  It you do not receive all the bene*  fits trom Peruna that you expected, write to Dr. Hartman, Columbus, Ohio.  'ipt'oiion.    Digestion  furnishes  nutri-  $10,000 forfeit if we cannot produce the original  letter and signature of above testimonial which well  demonstrates its full genuineness. ~~  An Unprecedented  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  The clerk who continues to work  steadily and faithfully after the coat-tails  ,bf the boss have gone around the corner has better prospects than the other  kind. He is getting himself into shape  to be his own boss.  A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.  If vou are going east, a cai eful selection of your route is essential to the e\\-  jovuientof your trip. If it is a business  trip time is the main consideration;  if a pleasure trip, scenery, and the  conveniences and comforts of a modern  railroad.  Why not combine all by using the  Ilmnois Ckntrai., the iin-to-dat�� road,  running two trains daily from St. Paul  and Minneapoliri, and "from Omaha to  Chicago. Free Reclining Chair Cars,  the famous Bull'ett - Library - Smoking  Cars, all trains vestibilled. In short,  throroughlv morilern throughout. All  tickets reading via the Illinois Central  will be h mored on these trains and no  extra fare charged.  Our rates are the  same as those of inferior roads.   Whv not get your money's  worth?  , Write for full particulars.  B. ri. Trumbull,  Commercial Agent, Portland, Or,  J. C. Liswsky, T.F.& P.A. Portland. Or.  Paul B. Thompson. F. <t P. A.  Seattle, Wash.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  ���������_   /Including Handsome Portralfl  y uCti    V.ofKiug 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.... -  $3.75  2.50  2.50  2.75  2.75  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Phoenix Home Brewed  W  LAGER  I'ROVt.NCIAI. SUCRliTARY'ri OFl'I '1'  Ills lloncurtheI.lviiteiiaiit-c:(.v.rnur in Council hfsbeni pleased to make the MlmviiiB appointment.-  151.1 March. 19:14.  AK"itu.. C SCTros.of the Ciiyufiiiaud Forks  Ksquire, bairister-al-law. to be Olliciiil Administrator for lliat portion of the County of Yule comprised wilhiu the Grand Forks mid Urcenwood  Electoial Districts, vice Mr. A. D Mclutyre,  whose jurisdiction for the County of Yale is curtailed accordingly.  Direct Line  To Chicago and all points east; Louisville, Memphis, New Orleans, and all  points south.  See that your ticket reads via the  Illinois Okstiul R. K. Thoroughly  modern trains connect with all transcontinental lines at St. Paul and Omaha.  If vonr friends are coming west, let us  know and we will quote them direct the  specially low ratea now in effect from  all eastern points.  Any information as  to rates,  routes,  etc., cheerfully given on application.  B. H. TRUMBULL,  Conittimeicial Agent,  1-12 Third St.,Portland, Ore.  J. C. Limlsey, T. F. and P. A.,  142 Third St., Portland. Ore.  P. B. Thompson, F. and P. A..  Room 1, Co!eraan Bldg,, SeaHlo.Wanh,  Brewed Lv a lioinc institution, has prov.-tt  the tost and 1ms made :i  Host of Friends  who testify lo its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JUUUS MUELLER,  Proprietor.  Corner   Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix  MINERAL ACT, 896.  Certificate of Improvements  Notice.  Red Warrior Mineral Claim situate intlie Green  woo,' Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located, at the head of Nicholson creek  West Copper camp.  Take notice that 1, Albert K. Ashcroft. V. M  C No B55179. actiiiR as aqeut for Robert Markiti  Free .Miner's Certificate No. H4179'. intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to Ihi  Milling Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  incuts, for the purpose of okla'uiug a Crowv  tii-ant of thenboveclaim.  And further take notice that action under sec  tion 37,must be coinmeuced before theirsuance c  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of October, 1903,  AMflST ��. ASHCROFT, V.h.S  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ok Improvements.  NOTICE.  Riverside Mineral Claim.  Situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division     I  Yale District.  Where located���On Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKK NOTI'K, that I. Albert K. Asliciod  free miner's oenificate No. M5527C,. ncting a  agent for Snuuicl T. I arson, free miner's cettiri  cateNo. B4lSSl,and V. R Swanson, free miner'  certificate No. 641873 intend, sixty days from t it  date hereol, toapp.y to the Mining Reconki lo  a Certificate of improvements, for tbt purpose t I  obtaining a Crown Giant ol the above claim.  And further take notice that action, unit  section y, must be commenced before the iss  ance ol Mich Ceitificale of Improvements.  Dated this 2d day of January, A. D. 1904.  ALWCKT K. A3HUROFT.  4  >i  " i.  '���"1*    '  O.  ) il.  �����  *M  '   I -|  ' -N,   it  1.  ������ "T" *�����-������- H-I"  7-   'if ,V|'  V  '"      "_*._..'_>_  I-."-.*- :*..���"... .    ���'*,���" iu,"{ -.���������.  rr    ���', "�� .    ip ,;��� ,   1        .' ' ��� {f.        . �� ,����� . i.        r si,   iiill'^i'^   _  '_���  jT!_- os��ai'. '.  w,, i  I  1V," t  'J'n<i,." '.]  It  HP  W  THE PHOENK PIONKBR  In and Around Phoenix  JiRIEF TOl'ICS Oi   LOCAL  AND  CENTRAL  ���* 1N1KKK!>T TO   PHOENICIANS. ���**  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For International Coal stock see J.  L. Martin.  Wm. McDoughal is now doing duty  for the city as nightwatchnian.  Snow is rapidly disappearing by  force of approaching spring.  The Masonic Graid Lodge will  convene   in Rossland Juno 23rd.  Forty-six names have been added to  the voters lisc in Greenwood riding  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from May 10th  to 14th.  Boundary Typographical Union  will hold a regular meeting in the office  of the Pioneer this afternoon.  Five C. P. R. coke cars were badly  damaged in the Granby yards at the  smelter last week by jumping the  track.  The family of Geo. A. Fraser, M.  L. A., has gone to Woodstock, Out.,  where it is. said they will spend the  summer.  Nick 2'alorcia returned from Grand  Forks Wednesday slightly improved  in health. He says it was very warm  during his stay there.  The C. P. R. bridge across the  Kettle river at Grand Forks had a  narrow escape from destruction by fire  last week Thursday.  The C. P. R. is making preparations to commence extensive improve  ments in the yard in Grand Forks  within the, next month or so.  The new residence of Dr. Boucher  is rapidly approaching completion, and  will be an ornament to that section of  the city in which it is located.  Jas. McCall, of Grand ��� Forks, has  been1 engaged 'to take charge of the International Coal and Coke' Co's new  power plant and machine shop at  Coleman.  D.. O'Connor, blacksmith at the  Mother Lode mine, and Miss Minnie  Willis, of Greenwood, were married  last ��� Monday/ Rev.' Father, Bedard,  officiating.  Wm. Powers, the sawmill man, has  purchased the" 'Frank , McDbugall  ranch near Rock Creek.   Mr. Powers  C. A. Desltrisay was in town again  this week.  Dr. Simmons, demist, McMillan  block, May 13 to 16.  Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Sid Oliver, of  Greenwood, March 31st. a.son.  The T. Eaton Co., of Toronto, has  donated $50, cash, to the Phoenix  General Hospital (und.  The cup donated by Mr. E.G. Warren to the Greenwood Curling club  has arrived and is on exhibition at the  store of A. Logan & Co.  Mrs. W.J, Kramer, wife of the lower  town barber, accompanied by (heir son,  arrived in town Wednesday afternoon,  and will reside here in future.  Telephone wires were down be  tween Phouik and Greenwood yesler-  Hospital DooallOD!  L.ft of Donations received since Jut.  1st, 1SHJ1, to the Phoenix Geiienil Ho��-  pital:  ruii*!^ Clement S. Houghton, Boston  ��?,   \\ �� " * Wend  uunsjoo         11  cirui���i  Fiacluie lied and Furiilture,value"����o...A Krleu'd  *���"���" ���� T. Kalon & CO., Toronto  Dissolution of Partnership.  Nulict) h, heieby giwn (lint James  Wnrnmll and E. V. Six a, heretofore <lo-  ing litiM'ncsB iiu the ttrin of Martihull .v  Slii'ti.iii the Biniiklyn and Summit hotel*  at Phoenix, U. C, hits this <l��v been  . iH.-oI\ed hv mutual iwnsoiit All "monies  into lliu inle Hi 111 will Imi paid to K l��  Shea, who will eel lie tt|| bills against the  ;��"' '"�������� , All lulls mutt be paid by the  lOllnlav of April.  Hiiti'dat I'noenix, B. C, this 31st day  of March, 1UW. '  Signed. E. P. Siika,  VViihi'sp: W. II. Joii.shtu.n-,  Thos. McAulay of Midway, well  known as an old time hotel keeper, js  moving to Beaverdcll where he will  take charge of the hotel at that  point.  Repoit has it that Major Megiaw,  formerly connected with the Vernon  News, is about to begin the publication  of a Conservative newspaper at Hedlcy  City.  William Robb, who met with a  serious accident on Christmas by falling  through the crib work at the Knob  Hill ore bins, left on Wednesday, for  his old home in Scottland.  Robert IL Carniichael, who has  beeii occupying a position in the Hun-  ter-Kendrick store here for the ' past  few months, has gone to Rossland to  take a like position in the firm's stoie  in Rossland.  A base ball club was organized in  Greenwood last week, the officials were  as follows: President, E. G. Warren;  Vice President, Julius Ehrlichj Sec'y-  Treas,, A. E. Thomas. Postmaster  Frith was elected manager.  < Arthur Black and Charles Rathwell,  who have been connected with the  Great Northern surveying parties in  the Boundary for some time, left last  week for Edmonton to accept positions  on the Grand Trunk Pacific .survey  staff.  Rev. T. Green went to Grand Forks  on Tuesday to be present'at the Social  "A Feast of Days," to be'given by the  Ladie's Aid of the Methodist church  l  ^^^^^^^^^amtumm>m*mammmt^>mmmmmmmumummmaMmmmsmamsssmmm^.  Church Services 1  Tomorrow.  St. John's Church o�� England, Rev.  W. J, Wood, Missionary. Sunday  School, 10 a. m,; Morning Prayer, u  a. m.; ICvening Prayer, 7:30 p. m.;  Everyone cordially invited to attend  any and all set vices.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Set vice tomoi iow at 11 a. m. and  7:3�� P. '"��� 1 Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. \v.  MacColl, li. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to nil.  Methodist-���Seivices at 11 a.m. and  7.30 !>��� i��. at Graves-WiH''am.<.Jiall, the  pastor pleaching at both seiviccs. Sunday School at 2.30 p. in. A heaity in  vitation is extended to all. Thos.  Green, K. A., pastor.  ..Printing..  "That's Our Business"  -The Job Department of the Phoenix Pioneer  is fully equipped to turn out the Best Quality of  Stationery for any kind of business. Special  attention paid to work for Miues. Stock, the best;  quality, tlie highest grade.  ADDRESS.  The Phoenix Pioneer,  WHEN  IN NELSON  Stop at The Hotel  SpcW prices for. a few days 011  the following  Shaifen  'Hie New Manager, li. TOMKINS/  has made it the Leading Hotel of the  Kootenays.  Granny M.S. A P. Co.  Denoro Mines Ltd,  ���Morning Glory.'  International Coal 4 Coke Co  Notary Public.  E. H. Mortimer,  P. O. Ho* .,  Phorulx.Ji.u.  ik&T^m  g<0��7ft  PIONEEIS 1JI.0CK,  'PHONE NO. 14.  PHOENIX, B. 0.  Fish,  GaAie (El  Poultry  The Union Meat Co.  Aiiiwuiii-es that 1111 isp-to-diite Butcher Shop hat)bei-ii rim-m.,!  11. the MrMillan It,.*.*, K.h.I) Hill Ave., Phoenix, and soll'i,  it Miareuf lliu puliHe iimImiimki1. .Tjj'i  tinenwont (inim'l I'orki nii.1 Pliornlx, n.C      UNION   MEAT   CO, \f\  Greenwood Liquor Co. t  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street     'I'lionejj,  We make good bread,     Try itv  ....C. W. GliKER, Proprietor.  W.voucsalk Dkalkks in Choicest  Brands or  Wines,  Liquors,  and Cigars  S01.K Boundary Acknis  rOR  Pabst Brewing Co.'s  Milwaukee Lager Beer  Also Manufacturers of all  kinds of  Carbonated Beverages.  -���-���-���-��� ��V��-*-��-��-o��-��-��  G. W. Rumberger j  I Real Estate     ���'"'::';"-:.':';l't/-!^     J  intends putting in extensive  irrigation ,-   ..... ...^..wi..*,. U.UIUI  works and going into farming on a there on Wednesday of this week". He  ' large scale.       - '���     - -        ,     returned to Phoenix again on Satur-  WEBB & MAYNARD  General Painting and  . . Sign Writing.  Greenwood, B. C.  large scale  Tom Ryan, who has been employed  in the mines in ,the Pierre Lake district, Wash., came up this week and  moved his family to Orient, a town on  the Washington and Northern, about  fiften miles.-below Cascade.  Corruption' in municipal affairs is  being uncovered in many of the muni-  cipalities.of British Columbia. This  'is the spring cleaning time. Let the  good work of official purgation go on.  There is need of it not in Phoenix  alone. ' '  Several '.of the young people ot  Phoenix enjoyed a veiy pleasant' even  ing lout" Wednesday night at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Crawford, on  Brooklyn Ave., where they" had been  invited to spend a few hours of social  pastime by Mrs. Crawford.  It is said money is available now  for the completion of the West Fork  road to Beaverdell and Ca'rmi." *Work  will be commenced just as soon as the  snow is off the ground. E. C. Bates,  road superintendent of Fairview, will  have charge 3f the work.  The snow has disappeared so' rapidly this week,'that by Thursday, John  Walters, proprietor of the local stage  between Phoenix and Greenwood,  concluded to make a trial trip on  wheels. Beyond the milk ranch it  was found to be fairly good  ing.  Geo. E: Dey, our popular watch  maker and jeweler, and C. P. R. time  inspector for the Boundary, who has  been in business nearly four years in  this city, will shortly take a vacation  trip back lo his old eastern home.  He will be absent a couple of months  or more.  again  day. '  Mr. Frank, Buckless returned last  Saturday from a trip to the ' east,  where he attended the funeral or his  father. On his return to Phoenix he  took his wife to Halcyon Springs. Mrs.  Buckless has been a great sufferer from  rheumatism, and her many friends wish  for her a speedy recovery.    ,  Tomorrow at the evening service of  the Methodist church in the Graves-  Willians Block, Rev." T. Green will  give another song sermon .with guitar  accompaniment. This sermon has  been announced as of special interest  to men. Among many selections Mr.  Green will sing "Where is my wandering Boy Tonight." r~  All the preliminary steps to secuie  the incorporation of Southeast, Kootenay Coal & Coke Co., Ltd.,' have  been completed and the papers forwarded to Victoria, together.,with the  necessary funds for the expenses connected 'therewith. The company is  composed largely of Boundary people,  many of them residents of Grand  Forks  $7.50 to $75.00  We have just added a large shipment ol the world" famous Elgin  Watches t0 our stock, and we now  have the most complete watch stock  in the Boundary. Elgin Watches-  perfect timekeepers and best in the  world���in nickle, silver, gold filled  and solid gold, from $7.50 to $75.00.  Come in and see them.  GEO* E. DEY,  The Jeweler. ���   k.\cb Him. Ave.  McRae Bros.  .. & Smith  Knob Hill Ave.  Books,  Stationery,  Newsdealers,  I Toys,  l Fancy Goods,  Kodaksrand  Cameras,  Office and  T School-"  I Supplies,  * Cigars and Tobaccos  Fine Confectionery.  ��� ��� ��� ���  jCity .  : Transfer, j  I   Dij M for ale,     j  : W. H. DOCNSTEJtoER,:  m Residence mri fitahl** ��* r��^�� ..r 9  j :: and Mines  j     Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale.  [ Shares in all the leading unties bought. and  sold. Information about Phoenix and the  Boundary-country given on application.  XV  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  *&>  Phoenix, B.C.  :%\-9r+-9-9  I  I  t  I  f  i  0NE0NYMJ  Residence and Stablea at foot of  Dominion Ave.HPhoenix.B.C. I  O. Box 169. 'Phone No. 40.   *  i'  I  wheel- h01   attend,  Something  Mr. Morley W. Ludlow and Miss  Mamie Clarke, both of Denoro, B. C,  were married at the residence of Mr.  and Mrs. Hagelberg, Grand Forks,  Saturday, April <t. Rev. J.R. Robinson  performed   the ceremony.    Mr.   and  Mrs. Ludlow left immediately for their J ZTTl. ,"'   "*   V^7   ^  , .   _ ' '"' me,r  then likely remove to the coast  home in Denoro >-uaar.  The "Poverty Soshul," which was  given at the Presbyterian church Tuesday night was a most gratifying success,  "soshully" and financially. Those  who attended say that those who did  missed a great treat.  ��� over $50 was realized by  the Ladies' Aid, under the auspices of  which the affair was conceived and  executed.  John Bannerman, who owns and has  been for some years operating the  ranch next to Mr. Castleman, near  Boundary Falls, has disposed of his  property to P. Burns & Co., says the  Greenwood Times. The ranch lies  adjacent to the slaughter house of  Burns & Co. and is necessary to them  as a range for the cattle shipped here  to market. Mr. Bannerman will re  main' here until he disposes of the  balance   of   his   property   and    will  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed,  Imported Goods.  HNE IIOOI'S  AND SHOES  MADE  TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS'-AND   PROS  PECTORS' SHOES  A  SPECIALTY.  Dominion Avenue.  ��� *H.C ASSAY-  Chemical Supply Co., ltd.  VANCOUVER. B. C  Direct Importers of'Assayed Supplies.  Sole Agents in B. C. for the well-known'  BattcrBea CrucihleB. Scorifiere, Muffles,  etc. Selling agents tor the F. W. Brauii  Co's SpecialtieBv.Cary Furnaces, Burners,  etc. Menks' Pure Chemicals, AssavMa-  bor, Platinum, Quicksilver, C. P. Atids,  Borax  Glass and jail Heavy Chemicals.  Speclilty-Sllver'freo Lead and tithirf e.  Complete Assay Outfits   furnished   at  short notice. Satisfaction Guaranteed.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, known ah  over the Union as the Great Railway  rtitininK the "Pioneer Limited" train's  every day and night between St. Paul  and Chicago, and Omaha and Chicago,  The only perfect trains in the world."  F#e?iwSd! Co,.lnwti0'" ��re made  with All Transcontinental Lines, assuring to passengers Ihe best service known,  .usurious coaches, electric lightf, steam  hpat, of a verity equuled by 1,0 other  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United States or Canada. AB ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  And a Good One, if it is one  of; our NEW SPRING  SUITS,: Latest styles, fines,  materials, best workmanshipt  Prices $10.00 to $25.00.  NEW CROP of Spring Shirts, Underwear, Shoes, etc., just received.    Call in and examine them.  THOS. BROWN,  Men's Wear ExcIikjiwIv haiidv-mckknzie blk.  *��xc�� a  w ear exclusively. dominion avb., phokkix.  v/  vi/  .Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, B. C.  Trav. Paaa. Agt.,  SPOKAXK, WN.  General A(en ,  PORTLAND. O*  ���Mustard OH  1  Liniment  Touches,, t&e Spot.  Thomas Drug Co.  Boundary Agents for Columbia  Graphophones. A full line of  musical goods always in stock.  Try us by phone or mail.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  l'irst-Class Dining Room in connection  Bar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone No. 26. W. S. DOYLE; Prop, g  When you are in Republic look for our sign  Republic Beer. y  REPUBLIC BREWING CO.  World's  Scenic Route  Direct Line  East  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  LowEsr Rates  West  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San Francisco  via Soo Pacific Line, St. Paul, Chic.igo  and all U. S. points.  Jerry Powers  who was arrested a  while ago in Phoenix on charge of rob  bery allieged to have  been commited  at Camp McKinney   some   months  since,     was   released   from   custody  Tuesday   of  last    week.   Constable  Cunningham took him to Camp McKinney where an  examination before  Magistrate .Sidley failed to produce any  evidence' connecting   him   with   the  crime.   The charge against him  was  therefore dismissed.  Jas. Davis, a well known miner of  the Boundary and Kootenays, met with  a severe accident in the 100-foot level  of the Old Ironsides mine  here on  Tuesday.    He v,as pushshing a car of  ore, with his hands on the sides of the  car, when it struck an obstruction  on  the rails, which caused the car to tip  up and catch his left hand between the  odgeof the-car and the overhanging  rock.    The four fingers of the left hand  were badly lacerated the flesh being  almost entirely torn from the bones.  S. S. Service from  Vancouver  To   Alaska,   Japan,  China,  Hawaii,  J. G. LANG,  Provincial Assaver and  Analytical Chemist.  Late Control Assayer for the Len-  ora mine, Mt. Sicker.  From March ist: Gold, $r.oo;  Gold and Silver", $r.5o; Gold, Silver and Copper, $3.00. discounts  for several samptes sent together.  GREENWOOD, B. C  Japan,  China,  Australia.  Through bookings to England and the  Continent via all S. S. Lines.  For time tables, rales and information 1  apply to local agents, or write.  Prints^  Pewny's Celebrated ^^mi^^^^^^  A Ml stock of Boots ancl^  "on-^and. ::-C.  ]. G. Cla^k, E.J. Coyle,  A^eiit, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson, B.C.  3id, 4th and 5th floors  Spokane-Review  1  Building. 1  The finest family hotel int tho city,  With orwlthotitboard. Prices moderate.  SUTHERUHI) tt DART,  Proprietora.  Dominion Avenue,  Phoenix.  I  h  I?  ; >i  I'M  ft ����A��  '���...  M-,  I* -MS  HP  U  P  r,r��fc  ���    Kg  Ik  '* . Ut  JJy,  ��� -��  ���ji-  . ���*  �����������  I-,  'VSIS^ISftKSSin'PHI^W^lmMnnmnal^r ��  *,-   1"    ' 1 ��� , - <><     ' ��� .   -      .K �����.-. " , 1 -.     .      \  -,  .    1 ...^   .        -''    "       ^  , 1.. ,���     ' ���,'-,i.,-i,.':v. ?- .���-.���^���:K'.-.':i iV-'i-". '���'...-'--,", ���-,���- ,rT^7^!S!7ir,'y,r-=T!r.-Tj.--T-^--..y ,._��� -^ ������"*��>*.   .1 5^

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