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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 23, 1904

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Array t - ��.-  V ��� <  Phoenix is the Centre  , (v \ ;' - and   Leading Mining  .Camp of Boundary.  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  ^R :{'.> 1904  ?'OR!A,#  "��� 1***,,     ;.   , w ^   *jr.*> "�����  c  ,-���'  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 1904.  No. 24.  POPULAR STYLES  For Spring in  Men's High Class  CLOTHING.  Tlie display in our windows will readily convince you  thai we have nil  the  Newest and most Up-to-Date stylet in   'ft  SPRING CLOTHING.  Suits at $15.00, $18.00, $20.00 and $22.00���made by  the best clothing manufacturers in Canada, such as the Royal  Brand Ready-to-Wear Ciclhjng and the Campbell Mfg.,Co.'s  goods. -  These goods are right ��� and also our new shipments of  SPRING GOODS in Shirts, Ties, Hats and Shoes. All are  ready for inspection, and comprise the newest and nobbiest  styles. :     ' ���  BROOKLYN GROUP DEAL  IS REPORTED CONFIRMED  Taken in by New Montreal andBoston Con*  solidation.  New Corporation is to Have Capital Stock  .of $7,500,000. 7,  ���  IS  Fresh Fruit and  Vegetables...  A report telegraphed from the east  is to Ih'e affect that at a meeting of the  Dominion Copper Co., held last Wednesday, the proposition to consolidate  the Montreal and Boston.Copper, Co.  and the Dominion Copper Co.,' was  confirmed; the stock to be deposited  with the Knickerbocker Trsut Co., of  New Vork, pending the official com  pletion of the merger.' The statement  is also made that the deal includes ^he  Morrison, the Summit group, the  Boundary Falls smelter, the Emma,  Athelstan, Brooklyn and Stemwinder  group in this camp, the latter being by  far the most important and valuable  of the various* properties mentioned.  This is cofirrhatory of a report heard  by the Pioneer man in Spokane last  Monday, which was much to the same  effect. . ' i ' --' _.  It has been rJubHcvJchowledge for  some time that the Montreal and Bos  ton people have been working to con-  .,-t.i  summate this deal, but James Breen,  a large Dominion^'shareholder, is reported to have stated that it could only  be made on a cash basis. Whether  the Montreal and Boston people have  merely secured a contract to ship the  Br ooklyri dump of many thousands of  tons of ore,, with 'an option to take over  the entire holdings .of the Dominion  Copper,Co., is not*'yet known. The  capital.of-the new corporation is stated  to be $7,500,000./"  G. W. Rumberger, a shareholder in  the- Dominion' -^Copper company,  when asked yesterday for confirmation  of the report, as- above given, stated  that he had as yet bad no information  to that effect. If tlie report proves to  be correct, it will nitpi a greatly increased activity for this camp, as work  on the Brooklyn will doubtless be started in very short order, the ore being  needed at the Boundary Falls smelter  when it is blown w\  Arriving Twice o Week.  lettuce 30c per lb. ���    Celery 15c perhead.. '  _ _���  Gieen Onions 5c per bunch.    California''Cabbage 6c per lb.  ��� ,     Sweet .Navel Oranges so,-per dozen.. ->\  Bananas, large, 60c per dozen. ��� - Lemons,' Apples, etc.  I'HOKNIX  GRKUNWOOD  GRAND FORK  J. L. PARKER  GOES TO ALASKA  ASSESSMENT ROLL TOTALS SNMU.  Wiff   B*   Associated   With  Paul Johnson.  n TIE  Wmv,kV&U  C0MFANI  Slice Leaviig Phoealx Mr. Parker Has Beta  la Cbirje el the North Star Mlac, In  East KMtecay.  Lard If Higher aad laprereaeati LcwerTaaa  Last Year.  City Clerk Matheson has just completed his assessment roll for the year  1904, and it was accepted by the city  council before the members all resigned and accepted their own resignations.  It shows that the'tqttl assessment for  this year is $308,305,, or $3,77=; less  ~ "than 'for'f^J.'The^ separate' figures  for land and improvements for the two  years are as follows:  -    . 1903 1904  Land $182,825   $185,805  Improvements...  130,255      122,500  ���&$$������$S>$��8$4��m*&$S$��$M$<!  Made Easy-  By a visit to our   HARDWARE DEPARTMENT.  We have all the requisites for the Spring "Cleanup."  PAINTS of all colors in handy sized packages.  ' KAI.SOMINE in pretty shades���5c packages.    .  WHITING, PAINT BRUSHES,  PASTE BRUSHES and WHITING BRUSHES.  Caii and net a color card for paints and kalsomine.  Grocery Dept.  Another~shipment of Fearman's Hams and Bacon.     ,  Fresh Ontario Butter in   1 lb.,    15 lb.,   30 lb., and  56 lb. packages; and don't forget  "Anchor grand flour"  Word has been received here that  John L. Parker ofthe North Star mine,  at Kimberleyy East' Kootenay, has accepted the position asf superintendent  of a rich mining property on Prince of  Wales Island, Alaska. The property  is located near the town of Hadley, on  that Island, and is owned and operated  by the Brown Alaska Company. This is  The Helen,   near   Greenwood,  joining the shipping list.  Ore has been struck in the drift in  the 300 foot level of the Providence,  which is said to be very rich.  One furnace at the Mother Lode  smelter was allowed to go cold trjis  week a few days to admit of repairs.  In the month of March a total of  1,096 feet of development work was  done, in addition to shipping over 50,-  000 tons of ore from the Granby  mines. ,^  Extensive arrangements- are being  made by the Trail Smelter company  to materially increase the , output at  the lime quarry at Fife.  After stopping some of the furnaces  for a few days for repairs, etc., the  Granby smelter is once more running  the full battery of six furnaces.  On account of the spring break-up  no work is being done by the steam  shovels at the Granby mines, which  makes it necessary to ship more ore  through the No. 2 tunnel.  It is now confidently expected that  the Boundary Falls smelter will be  started at work again shortly, which  will allow an output for several Boundary mines not just now on the shipping list. ������_���;���: ���>������  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the Snowshoe and LeRoi companies, who sailed from England about  the middle of April, according to advices received by the Pioneer, is expected in these parts shortly.  Orders are expected shortly for the  starting of work oh the Nellie Cotton  group in this camp, which was recently  taken over by th Chicago Phoenix  Mining Co., of which Hal J. Cole, of  Spokane, is the manager.  THREE MONTHS'  ORE RECORD  Makes Total of Over 220,000  Tons.  M��M����#*-HWIM��l��*)��*W��*W������tMgMMIIM��*l������*M��  LOCAL JOTTINfiS  ����IM>M������MMH��W����MtM��M����MIIMtMt��mWti  Granby and   Molher Lode's  Greatest Month.  A compilation of Boundary ore shipments for the first three months of  1904 give a total of over 220,000 tons.  The March showing gives the two large  shippers, the Granby mines and tbe  Mother Lode, the largest so far this  year, while there is a falling off among  some of the smaller shipping properties.  The following tables show the tonnage of each mine for each month of  this year, together with the total of all  for the quarter:  Jan. Feb. Mar.  50,940 49,110 51,300  14,944 14.944 16,256  3,984 1,629 867  45�� 954 384  3.73-5 3,729 3,628  i.254  s5o  Granby   Mother Lode.  Emma.'.   Senator   Oro Denoro..  Athelstan   Miscellaneous.  1-491  150  66  150  ATTORNJY-GENERAL  TAKING A HAND  Will Probably Order A New  Election.  NO CHANGE IN MUNICIPAL MATTE!  Total $303,080   $308,305  It will be noted from the above  figures that the: land assessment is  slightly higher this year than last,  while the improvements are assessed  somewhat less this year than last. An  examination of the rolls shows that the  most valuable property in the city is  the four lots on which the Bank block  the company that Paul Johnson, Who stands, being assessed at $1 ,'200 each,  built'and operated for three 'years the!the."building itself being; placed at  Mother Lode smelter at Greenwood, $15,009. The lowest assessment, $150,  Judfe Williams Is Still on Top, sad It Is Now  Up to tbe Government lb Settle tbe  Squabble.  Totals...  January ...  February ..  March ....  Total..  75.458 72,007 72,651   75,458   72,007   .* -72*651  .. 220,116  WILL SUE THE CITY.  has been associated with for a year or  more, and is said to be one of the  best of the many Alaska niines. Mr.  Johnson is now erecting a smelter for  the company, with a daily capacity of  500 tons, which will be blown in  about the first of August. The company employs at present about 150  men.  Mr. Parker will be remembered by  residents ofthe Boundary as the superintendent of the Dominion Copper  Co.'s group of mines in this camp,  when they were in active operation by-  James Breen some three years ago.  Under Mr. Parker's charge the mines  were brought to the stage where they  can maintain a steady output of ore,  having also been equipped with the  best of machinery, just before they  were closed on account of a disagreement between Mr. Breen and the  directors of the company.  is oh 'a. number of unimproved lots,  each, in the lower end of the city and  on a few fractional lots in the upper  end.  When a new council is elected, a  court of revision will be appointed, and  the rate of taxation will be struck. -For  1903 the rate was 19^ mills oh the  dollar, but it is^expected that it will be  somewhat less this year.  , -.  Workint tor Custom House.  William Delahay received  ;  letter  Smith Curtis at tbe Oro Denoro.  Smith Curtis, managing director of  the Denoro Mines Ltd., after an absence of several weeks, during which  time he visited the coast cities, spent  several days in the Boundary this week,  looking after the affairs of the mines  at Summit camp.  ,Mr. Curtis states that latterly not so  much ore has been shipped from the  Oro Denoro, for the reason that some  chages are'being made and additional  machinery has been installed, but that  J in; a short time it is expected to get  I matters   in shape so that   the   ore  SS-5S3E!  B5S5SB  from Duncan Ross, from Ottawa, this I-V"111���"   '" shaPe so that   the  week, stating that he. had personally shipments, which have been running  presented  the claims of Phoenix  for  the establishment of a sub-port of customs, and that he had succeeded in  inducing Hon. Mr. Patterson, minister  of customs, to send Chief Inspector  McMichaels here for the purpose of  inspecting and reporting upon the matter. The letter stated that Mr.McMich-  aels would be hgie jfl.a. fi��\�� d,ftys, and  from that he is evidently now en rotate  to Phoenix.  When Mr. McMichaels arrives, he  will doubtless be met by a delegation  of qui- business men, who will show  him the pressing need of a custom  house here. Mr. Ross sterns tc< think  that the matter of the appointment of  custom, officer h,er<g can be arranged,  Mr. Ross expects to return to the  Boundary in another week.  about 150 tons daily, will be nv  creased to 250 tons per diem. Just as  soon as the C. P. R^will, run a spur  below the tunnel level, a large additional tonnage can be-readily taken  out, and this will likely- be done some  time this ye^r, In the meantime the  twq kyrge ore quarries will be worked  as in the past for a year. The ore all  goes to the Granby Smelter,  F. W. McLellaP, the new superintendent of the Qro Denoro, has been  in charge since the first of the month.  Mr. McLellan was formerly with the  Velvet mine, Rossland, but came to  the Oro Denoro from the well kmown  Cornucopia mine, near Sumpter, Oregon,    Back yard assessment work is now  about due in Phoenix,  There are no.new developments in  the municipal squabble this week except that Attorney-General Wilson has  written to City Clerk Matheson asking  him to send the necessary declarations  re the resignation of the entire membership of the city council. After ten  days have passed, or by next Monday,  the declarations will be forwarded,  when the attorney-general will probably take steps to order a new election  It is doubtful, however, if six men  can be secured to serve trje city as  aldermen till this trouble is cleared up,  or until Chief of Police Flood and  Police Justice Williams resign. The  mayor states that Chief Flood is still  acting, and as Nightwatchman McDougall is also on shift for the city,  there are .plenty 0' so-called guardians  of the peace. Judge Williams stMl  holds the fort, contrary to the wishes  of a majority of the taxpayers ofthe  city, and the mayor stands with him.  The lieutenant-governor and Premier  McBride have been bombarded with  letters regarding the matter from several citizens, and it is now up to the  government to make the next move, as  it is unlikely that another election, under the present regime, will serve to  secure a city council. ���'  A new passenger tariff went into  effect on the Columbia & Western  branch of the C. P. R. last Wednesday. The most important change was  a slight reduction, amounting to a few  cents, on through tickets.  J. M. McCloskey, the blind miner,  will appear at Miners' Union hall on  the evenings of May 5 th and 6th. Mr.  McCloskey now has a company of  eight people, and it is said that he  gives a good entertainment. ��� His  brass band makes a street parade before the entertainment. It will be remembered that McCloskey lost both  eyes by an explosion at the Knob Hill  mine on June 6, 1902.  Next Sunday evening the anniversary of the founding of the Independent Order of Oddfellows will be celebrated in Phoenix by a special service  at St. John's Anglican church. Members of Snowshoe Lodge No. 46 are  requested to assemble at their hall at  7 p. m., and march to the church,  visiting brethern being ��� invited. Rev.  Wood will preach a sermon appropriate to the occasion.  R. It. Karstofiky WanU tUaufea of Seae  KM.  Under date of the 20th of February,  McLeod & Brown, solicitors of Greenwood, wrote to the city stating that,  on behalf of R. H. Karatofsky, they,  demanded $500 damages from the city  for closing up the alley in the rear cf  .lot. i iT block F,-owned by-Mr. Karatofsky.  This -was one of the. changes made  by the city when the agreement with  the V. V. & E. Railway, for allowing  that corporation to enter the heart of  the city with its tracks, was arranged  nearly a yeai ago. That agreement,  by the way, has not yet been signed  by the railway company. Mr. Kara-  tofsky's lot is immediately opposite the  public school on Knob Hill avenue. ���  City Clerk Matheson, by direction  of the council, wrote to Solicitor McNeill, of Rossland, who acted for the  railway company, and the latter replied that he would take it up with the  head officials of that company, when  the matter would doubtless be arranged. No reply, however, has yet come  through Mr. McNeill, from the railway  people.  Accordingly, McLeod & Brown  have become tired of waiting, and un  der date of April 19th have written to  City Clerk Matheson, stating that unless the matter was satisfactorily arrang.  ed by one week from that date, suit  against the city would be immediately  brought for damages. As the city is  in a glorious condition of being without a city council, and as no answer is  forthcoming from James J. Hill's subordinate railway line's officials, it looks  as though the city would shortly be defendant in an action at law.  Latest Prlcei lo Metal a.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, ���13.-  I2M @ $13.25; lake, *13. 25>*@ ��13.32J*J.  Bar Silver. 53%  Lead, ��4.65.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For International Coal stock see J.  L. Martin. '  Dr. Simmons, dentist, McMillan  block, May 13 to 16.  Ex-Alderman McDonald made a  visit to Midway this week'.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from May 10th  to 14th.  George E. Dey, the jeweler, expects  to leave on his two or three months'  trip east about the 30th inst.  House for Sale���Four room house  for sale in Spion Kop. Particulars  given on application to J. P. Shannon.  Foreman Dermody, of the Granby  mines, was a visitor in Grand Forks  Wednesday, bringing back his family  on his return.  Mr. F. A Clare, B. A., of Manitoba  college, has arrived in Cascade to take  charge of that mission field for the  Summer. Cascade may be saved yet.  W. S." Doyle was able to leave the  hospital last Sunday, and has since -  been under his own roof and figtree at  Blacks hotel, where he is still rapidly  improving.  If you have got any brains liable to  concussion keep your weather eye on  that fire-alarm box at the' Brooklyn  corner���it sticks out like Noah's ark  on Mt. Ararat.  A lot of newspaper stock arrived at  this office from Toronto, this week,  that had the appearance of having  been in a mud-slide mix-up every few  miles the whole distance.  R. A Bainbridge, of Nelson, divisional engineer for the C. P. R., came in  on Wednesday's train to run . some  more lines for additional trackage  facilities for the Granby mines.'  In S<-. Andrew's Presbyterian church  to-morrow the morning tonic-jnill be ,  "The" strength of the hiUs.'?;jlhe subject in the evening will be "Good  cheer in bad times." The choir will  render an anthem.  The-annual meeting of the West  Kootenay District of the" Methodist  Church-w-ill assemble at Nelson on  May 5 th and 6th and the British Columbia Conference is 'announced for  May 18th and following days at New  Westminister. ��� * -'  , Rev. W. A. Robins, of Greenwood,  returned this week from a ten days'  trip to Seattle. On his return he came  in by way of Bonners Ferry, and Cres- .  ton and Kootenay lake, as the Spokane Falls and Northern was all tied -  "P-  ���'. Last evening the Eagles-entertained '  their friends at a social and dance at  Miners' Union.hall. The programme  consisted of some twenty numbers, being recitations, vocal and instrumental.  A most enjoyable time was had by  those present.  Mclntyre & McDonald ofthe Palace  Livery stable are about to make some  improvements in their bam and stable  arrangements that will give them more .  room. Stalls will be put up in the  basement, and a runway to them built  from the first floor.  Mr. Earnest Miller and Miss Nora  Kuehn, both of Chewelah, Wash.,  were united in maniage at Grand Forks  April 15th at Knox church manse,  Rev. J. R. Robertson performing the  ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Miller have  come to Phoenix to reside.  Pat Burns, the Calgary cattle king  and the meat monarch of British  Columbia, has signed a contract involving $250,000, whereby he assures  the Pacific Cold Storage of Tacoma  3,500 head of steers. The animals  are to be shipped to Dawson this  season.  The election in Grand Forks Tuesday of an alderman to represent the  Centre ward, to fill the vacency caused by the resignation of Alderman McLellan, resulted in the return of M. S.  Martin. This is proclai med as a victory for the anti-gambling element, as  Mr. Martin was the nominee of the  citizens league.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1900, for 1901, for  1903, lor 1903, and 1904, as reported to the Phoenix Pioueer-  Granby Mines, Phoenix  Snowshoe, "  Brooklyn, "  Mother Lode, Deadwood  Sunset, "  Morrison, "  B. C. Mine,  R. Bell,  Emma, "  Senator "  Oro Denoro "  Winnipeg,   Wellington.  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan-Jackpot"  King Solomon, W.Copper  No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris,     "  Jewel, Long Lake  Carnii, West Fork  Providence,   Providence  Elkhorn ,  E. P. U and Goldfinch  Ruby,   Boundary1 Falls  Miscellaneous   1900      1901  64,533 231,762  297     1,731  ...... 150  5,340 99,034           802  Summit   19,494   47,405  "       '".'.'.'.       650  1901  309,858  20,800  14L326  7,455  150  14,811  560  8,530  1903  393,718  71,212  1,076  2,260  1,200  160  1,040  '550  875  665  2,000  350  785  625  138,079  15,731  3,339  19,365  22,937  363  15,537  2,435  IOO4  178,576  57,170  482  890  219  3,230  80  3,456  5,646  993  400  167  325  Total, tons 99,730 390,000  Granby Smelter treated, 62,387 230,828  507,545  684,426  312,340 401,921  1,640  1,756  11,385  '<&-  ' ���'^'"������^'''hiS-V'ii  xymwx:  -'mm  :XxXYW::  ':y&:  m.  :W-i  xxx?::^, I  XrXi'X'r^A I  mm  xxYm  ���X-..y>-xM'x  m  :m\  S-7.1 VT"-  ���1' ���.'���-  ;���������.  WW-*  ���'O' I*. 'Jv.'''" �����    ;- j�� ',.  ������ J-V",- -; ~-���. 1 ~-ST*g ^T. 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Never  was there a time and opportunity like  the present.    Immigrants are coming  in larger numbers from across the seas,  bent on taking up land in  the northwest.    And here is, British   Columbia  with nothing to offer.    Her land.*, are  not surveyed, and the officials in the  J Lands and Works department are not  PrmrautDBiroTTOirTiT/^/i   competent   to  give   these   incoming  PrOXEER PUBLISHING CO.  land hungry  people   any information    whatever regarding our public lands.  '���������Ml.! ��� i"  RDSSiA = JAPAN  Mattim-1 ok Interest aboct  THKSE BKLLlnbKBNT NATIONS.  *�������,  ISSUED ON b*TDRDA\b BY TUB  AT PHOENIX, E. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  Telephone   1 gudnetaptSSce No. 14.  v    "  1 Manager's residence, No. 15.  Jjco  r.35  SUBSCIUPTIOI-S IN ADVANCK.  Per Year   Sir Months   (f you are not a subscriber to this paper, this  la an Invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per Hue,  four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  They do not know where they may be  had nor what their character. The land  hunter is all at sea here.    He is told  simply and coldly to finq it if he can.  If agricultural wealth is, as generally  claimed, the only sure foundation of  permanent growth and prosperity,  un-'  derthe know nothing condition of the  lands department,  well   may   we   in  British Columbia ask, "where are  we  at?"   How -shall we get our   public  lands settled, if the authorities do not  know where they are nor what they  are like?   Is it no( time   that   some  change should be made in the management of our public lands?  In {vamloqps they are asking the  government to appoint ,an official  guide, whose duty it shall be to ferret  out the public lands and aid land  seekers to occupy them. Surely the  government ought to be willing to  give this inexpensive proposal a trial  at least. It could do no harm, and  might result in much good.  '  3   4  ro 11  17 18  24 25  5  6  7  8  9  12  '3  14  IS  16  r9  20  21  22  23  26  27-  28  29  30 .  R C MINING  ��� It is said the oil process of concentration can treat at a .profit silver ore  running as low as 16 ounces to the ton.  This makes a vast .amount of low grade  S'ocan ore valuable. ���"       '   '.  The Nelson Tribune says there is a  man in Phoenix so thin that he uses the  1 double-barrels of a gun for a pattern to  cut his pants by. ' There's another editor who needsi'walloping.  A Phoenix preacher last Sunday  night, referring to the present situation  - m this city in municipal affairs, said it  was difficult for.officials to' administer  the affairs of hell and < not receive a  roasting, or Words to'that efrect. *  -   Must British Columbia, like South  Africa, for '/Imperial reasons"���-which  'mean commercial .reasons���be over-  - run with a horde' of Chinese surfs?   If  these 'Imperial reasons obtain, the loyalty ofthe Empire's wage-workers will  not by any means  be'intensified, but  rather the reverse.  There is a-movement on foot in the  ' ��� east to consolidate several of 'the' orthodox denominations. If the number of churches were'reduced one-half  and the number of, saloons three-  fourths, some people might put, a -few  dollars more into "other necessities of  happiness arid comforts. .  Sandon mines last week shipped  288 tons of ore, 96 tons of which was  zinc from the Payne.  , Last week the LeRoi mining company, Rossland, distributed $42,000  among its employees.  It is claimed that the operations cf  the-LeRoi mine in Rossland netted  the company $60,000 for the month  of Pebruary,  It was reported that the second payment had been made on the Buffalo  group Saturday .last* at Kaslo- Aug.  Buffalo went to Kaslo Monday, so it  is probable that the payment has been  made.  (The sixth monthly cleanup at the  Eva stampmill, owned by the Calumet  & B. C. Gojd Mines Ltd:, Camboume  camp, took place on.the first of April  and resulted in a gold brick valued at  $6,000, being the result-of the mill  run during the month of March.  ��� M. Kerlin of Sandon will shortly  commence work on the Silver' Glance,  a galena proposition, adjoining the  Lucky Jack and'Bertha K., in Poplar  camp. The lead is about two feet in  width and carries gold as well as silver  values.'" Mr. -Kerlin was one of  tlie Pioneer prospectors ofthe Slocan. * ' <  The Lundgren brothers,  Ole Betg-  lund and Phil Nordenson   have  IX. *"*  THE NORSK NIGHTENGALE.  Yoyfully, yoyfully,  Voyfully onward,  In dis har walley of death  Rode the sax hundred,  It ban a cinch, A tenk,  Some geezer blcndered,  "Hustle! Yu Light Brigade!  "Yump! Maister Olsen said;  Den in the walley of death  Go the sa\ hundred!  '  Cannon on right of dem,  Cannhn on left of dem,  Cannon on top of dem,  Wblleyed arid tendered;  Smash vith dis shot shal,  Dey ant do werry val;  Most of dem ketching hal���  Nearly sax hundred!  Ves, all dem sabres bare  Flash purty gudo in air;  Each feller feel his hair  Standing���-no vender!'  Yudas! it ain ban yob  For any coward slob,  Fighting dis Russian mob-  Ay tenk Ay vuden't stand  Yeneral's blunder.  Cannon on right of dem,  Cannon on top of dem,  Cannon behihd dem, tu;  Wolleyed and t'undered.  Finally say Captain Grenk,     ,  "Ve got eriuff, Ay tenk!  Let's go back getting drink."  'Bout twenty-sax com back  Out of sax hundred!  Ven skol der glory fade?  It ben gude charge dey made���  Every von vondered,  Every von feeling blue���  'Cause dey ban brave old crew  Yolly'gude fellers, too,  Dis har sax hundred!  -���Milwaukee Sentinel.  Air Compressors  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO  INSURANCE ACEN-1,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCDENI,  Comml��8loner for taking Affidavit-,.  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It costs only $2.00.  KiagEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F.aml A. M.  Vt,    oiid Tlmradny ofeach mo",.\X    K<-<-  sX >.nirri-tiitiii��etliij|iiaaai|lcd 11..;  / \   Hnir.Morrliioii-AiKleSoiilli""'  Q.W.RUMUKRUKH,      "      W.O.KKA8PH  Phoenix Akkik  NO. 158.  ->Hetl*i|-s oh VrUley  H0^}^UUU^rmWfl -1'I.UJUNO. Secy  I. O. O. F.  8NO\VMIOHI.OI>C-**No.4f,  .Meets every Monday l{��eii,ii|*  nt  naiJy ,,,,,  rlsllliij* lircih<-rii c-onlUlly lu\lttd  W. 8. Cook, ii r,  URO.K.MK4D   K.c.Bccv.  A.tl. WilliAUhON. per. Hln e<cy.  Another Russian disaster is reported.    On the 13th instahf the Japanese  fleet attacked Port Arthur at daylight.  The Russian fleet,- aided by the forts,  repelled the attack, ,but the Russian  battleship Petropacolsk collided with  a' sunken   mine' and   sank.     Vice*  Admiral    Makaroff   was among the  drowned.    Only   four   officers   were  saved.    There,were between 700 and  800 lives lost. * Russia and Japan both  claim to have/inimense armies rin' the  field.    Tht Japanese are still sending troops to Chinnampo,  while  the  Russians claim they will soon- have  half a million men in the field. "  It is permissible under the neutrality  law to leave the United States with  the intent to enter belligerent service.  It is against the law of nations to permit men to enlist before leaving the  country,  Sending armed ships to belligerent  ports for sale is permissible,  but such  1 ships may be-seized by the opposing  belligerent.  A foreign minister enlisting men in  this country may be expelled by the  president.  The attempt of one government to  enlist troops in another country is cause  for war.  'For a neutral to pgj-mit a belligerent  to1 fit out in his ports to cruise against  the other belligerent ,is a breach of  neutrality.  shipped to,a belligerent from a* neutral port by a rieutral. subject, subject  to capture by the'"other belligerent.!  It is a breach of neutrality for one  soVerign to recruit in ��� another's coun  -try.  ���THE  DAVENPORT  Light Locomotives  For All Purposes.  j For mim-y, iiipi-ieoroulnjdc fervict', foi  ! Uwriiii; Koailt*, for continctora,   Con-  vi'iiient^nopenite, quick iiml powerful  auv it-qniii-d type, anv ui'ltli of kiuj."<  quick delivery, fully Bii*��,��nwed ,ntiv me      w itti or wnliout ttMidjrre. , ���BU I l,T HY ���  DAVENPORT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Davenport, Iowa  nine engines may be *-on i��� wrvlcaat the mines of tiranhy Co.' Phoenix, l',C  1  >-00<XKKK>00 OOOi  Ybu Should Read  amd union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  T*o Trains Daily. ���  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  forciL'ii com triep. '       ^  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Leaves  Dolly  Spokmie ii,lle bchediile.      Arrive:  HBectK-e Nov. ��� loo, -f?nll>  1 \  One Lady's Rectn-minciatio* Sold Fifty Itxei  of Chinberltln'i Stomieh  md Liver Tebleti.  I have, I believe, sold fifty boxes of  Chamberlain's Storriach' and Liver  Tablets on the recommendation of one  Following -n*., ft���,,, ��� . , ��� 'I 'fdy here who f,rst -^ught a box of  following are a few points of inter- them about a year ago She -never  tionai law trnvemmi. ,������.���e   ..i.... t;��oc��r��=n:~���u.__���.���_!.u.  S0METHING TO REMEMBER  The Leading;Weekly  0/ the Boundary:.       From the'pinnacle of observation it  looks like a neck-and-neck race be-  ,tween Conservative factions in Nelson  as represented by Poet McSwayne  and Sage Carley^ From these upper and  nether millstones ex-Governor Mack-  mtosh is liable to see his political ambitious pulverized, > before ex-Chief  Huston k conciliated.  , ,       com  menced work on the Lardo King group  at the second crossing, Poplar c^mp.,    rumm  There are two large leads on the group, necessary,  one 30 and the other 9 feet wide Thp      \r^,;^    e i_    1     ,  work already done co.ists of atfoo   wht     miss ble^o^    "'   \ **"  shaft and a ��� foot tunn.,   -n,. _.��� ^'^^ to let noncombatants  national law governing warefare that  are apt at this time  because of the  claims being mane by Russia: *  Formal declaration of war is  not  shaft and a 15 foot tunnel. The group  comprises six claims, and last fall the  owners ' refused $80,000 for the  group*  At the Oyster mill, which is owned  by the,Great Northern Mines,  Ltd.,  Evidently subscribers who admire  anti-church literature, are not fond of  Pay��ng for it. ,The New" Denver  Ledge says, "that in a short time we  will publish in black type a list of t  dead beats who owe this 'paper  money." If the Ledge had not read  hell out of existence it might now get  a pr-rt.on of the delinquent dollars by  threatening to throw the deadbeats in  that'flaming abyss.  Camboume camp the fourth monthly  clean-up took place on ihe 26th, ult.,  and although the management do not  care about giving out values until the  exact returns have been received from  escape. It is no infraction ofthe common law of war not to notify the  enemy.  Bombardment of unfortified towns  is not permitted by the law of nations  unless   the   inhabitants   oppose   the  -. ���������,. ���^ j^ai   ogu.    o��ic   never  tires of telling 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  ail druggists.  ��� ^ ������.��v. uc(;u icteivea trom  "t cmer uenigerent.  the mint, the March clean-up is morel   The neutrality ceases when armed  valuable than anv nrminm r..,^     'pl.  ftirre-a ch-,u ���    ���.,_  &, :-  ft '  1 if  ���V'  Sa *  v  V .1.  ,  hi--.  |?r^v/^-v. 1,rom and after May   1st next the  |ir /.'     - Grand Forks Gazette will be under new  management, the newspaper plant having been acquired by Mr. J. K. Johnston, of that city.   It will- be remem-  bered that the election of Geo. A  Fraser to the local legislature, resulted  ,   in the ejection of Mr.   Johnston from  the office of Provincial  Magistrate in  that city.    When he gets control of  the;Gazette, the Conservatives of this  nding have reason to fea! they may be  up against a Houston  snag right in  their own back door yard.   It is said  that Mr. Johnston has   had considerable experience  in newspaper work  having in the,past  been engaged on  some ofthe largest papers in the" west  -and he will be remembered  by old  timers as one of the orginators of the  ,ol'd Grand Forks Miner, in 1896.  valuable than any previous one. The  clean-up for February gave some $4',-  700, and as the latest cleanup is rich'-  er, the gold-brick gotten must represent a goodly sum.  The   Iowa   Company's dredge   is  scraping up gold from  the bottom of  the Fraser river at Lillooet at the rate  of one thousand dollars a day.    Such  is the statement reported to have been  made by James Amyss, an expert who  has just returned from the test of the  big dredge; it.is the largest in use in  Canada.    Mr. Amyss says the ground  on which the new dredge is working is  practically    inexhaustible.   The   old  drege at Lyton has been repaired and  js reported to be scooping up $400  daily.  enemy.  Ambulances or military hospitals  containing sick or wounded are neu-  trial property and shall be projected  by either belligerent,  Published in tlie Heart of tlie Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  '/  <���  Best Cough Medicine For Children.  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-  yentive and cure for croup, and there  is no danger whatever from whooping  cough when it is given.     It has been  It is'most deplorable that the nfo Ml ��� * k-fVe^ h has been  ' fo^ern^ cannot oT*^S^S��^StTS  , thing to aid in settling up the agric'ul- J druggists. y-    j  * V,  forces shall occupy either,  Surgeons, nurses and attaches of  hospitals or ambulances shall enjoy  the benefits of neutrality when 'caring  for sick or wounded.  A wounded soldier in a dwelling is  a protection thereto.  Wounded or sick shall be cared for  by friend or foe.  Warring nations have the right to  confiscate all moveable property belonging to the enemy.  Private property may be seized when  necessary.'  Property of the enemy in a friend's  ship may be seized.  Property of a friendly nation in an  enemy's ship should be returned if  seized.  On the high seas the right to search  for contrabands of war is undenied  and does not infringe on neutral  rights.  . An enemie's commence under neutral disguise has no claim to neutral  immunities.  An attempt to cover contrabands of  war from seizure identifies'a neutral  ship with the belligerent he tries to  protect.  Neutrals may sell to either belligerent any articles they may desire to  buy.  Furnishing  money   to    belligerent  is not a breach of neutrality.  Arms  and  ammunition   may   !>e  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 CO.,  Phoenix, B. C.  Direct Line  To Chicaeoand all points east; Louisville, Memphis, New Orleans, and al!  points sontli. , - .  See that your ticket reada 'via the  I1.LIX0W CKNTim R, R. Thoroughly  modern 1 rai 118 connect with all transcontinental lines at St Paul aod Omaha.  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Victoria, which has' -..never'-.'..countenanced moral reform associations to  any great extent, ^ Js perhaps one  of the best. ��� Nelson Economist. %  As a.bare statement, and unquestioned, the above might pass as a fact  with those who care more for the  dollar than"a good character. In.truth,  however, itinay be just" possible' that  Moral Reform Association,'"to which  the Economist refers so flippantly, has  been instrumental in uncovering rot-  teness existing at the coming of that  association, and a like condition might  be revealed in Victoria if a reform  association got buisy -in that city. As  it is, its local paper* are pointing to  a few conditions that 'need reforming.  The Simulkaineen Star, wlrch has  lighted the valleys and fastnesses of  the Similkameen district for the past  four years, has jusf. entered its fifth  volume, and is skipping ddwn the present year in its usual breezy and newsy  style.  j P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  .MARKET.  HKAD OFFICE FOR HOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, li. C.      . n  .,.. Wewle and Detail ileal tlerchanfs. 1  Markets at Nelsor., Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver,. Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks; Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.   '      " ���'  ��� FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix'and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix ac io a.  m. Leave Greenwood at 3 p. m.  DAILY.    - -  .*.*.* JOHN WALTERS, Prop.  N_  0 0 OO  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.  .Shop on Dominion Avenue  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  Through Salt Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  9$  Paeein.- Castle' Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee PasB,  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.      :  3 'Fqsf Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver ^  Eqolpment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  W  For Detailed Information, address  O.McBRIDE, General Agent, 124Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  STMeou PHOENIX PIONEER  And Botmcfary Mining Journal,  You'll have no trouble in, keeping posted on B undary Mining Matters.  Simply send a $2 bill for, year's trial to Pione&r Pub. Co. Phoenix-, B. C. I  Possibly the Pioneer readers may be  interested in some notes taken by ihe  Observer while away for a couple of  weeks with his better three quarters  and his little daughter for the" benefit  of their health. In order to leave the  snow far behind, it was decided to proceed to Halcyon, thence to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle an'd Spokane, and  thus back"to Boundary's "chief- mining  camp'. ,;  But what was our astonishment to  find it snowing hard all the way up the  Arrow Lakes. Of course, in Phoenix  we expect to see snow for' six months  but to see it snowing severely 3,000  feet lower,- and on the banks of Arrow  Lake*-' and the Columbia river���in  April, at that���well, Phoenicians  should remember that they do not  have any sort of a monoply. on bad  and unpleasant weather.  -   ���   ��� - ��� �������� .���  -As we stepped on board the fast,  safe, staunch and commodious steamer Mirito at Halcyon, Alderman ��� Mas-  shall, of Phoenix, stepped off, like ourselves to enjoy,the invigoration of the  health giving waters. While at Halcyon, Manager McNaught did everything for. our convenience, and we regretted to learn that if there was not  soon some increase of patronage, the  institution would likely be closed one  of these days. This would be a misfortune for Kootenaians in many ways,  and it is to be hoped that it can be  kept open  ��� " ���*��� .-'���  The milk of human kindness is certainly to be found almost everywhere,  and here is a case in point. On that  up trip of the steamer Minto, she ran  aground in_the narrows, and' it was two  hours before she was floated off. In  the meantime a tug pf the Yale Colum  bia Lumber Co. came along and gave  assistance. I.arge hawsers were fastened and the tug began work. John  LaCasse was a deck hand on the tug,  and as one of the hawsers straightened  out, his ankle caught in a kink, and  quicker than  a  wink   the   bone   was  some great corporation! As a rule, it  seems to be the custom to "jump" on  the C. P. R. in the press with both  feet. Doubtless that gigantic concern  has its sins to answer for and when it  seems due, the Observer will not hesitate to criticise the C. P. R,���-especially when it is unable to deliver a small  case of printing ink from Toronto to  the Pioneer in five months. But the  C. P. R. also has considerable to its  credit, to offset the debit side of the  account.. , ���'<;.���..      .. -,^r -  ���'��������.'.  It is a credit to the C. P. R. for the  manner in-which it conducts its steamboat service. It is certainly down-to-  date and leaves little to be desired.  Then, when one reaches the main  line, the business-like manner in which  it is operated throughouti, is favorably  noticed by the average passenger.  f . '' **��� .   <x;\  ', The Observer and his family, when  in Revelstoke^ found the west-bound  train, ten hours late���the train finally  arriving at the uncomfortable hour of 2  a. m. But there was rib loss of time  and the long line of coaches skinned  down to trie coast so rapidly that when  it reached rainy! Vancouver it was only  five hours behind schedule time.,  The Observer is not personally ac  quainted with George"T. Ham, Geo.  A. Bramble or any other of the C. P.  R.S able advertising staff at Montreal.  But whoever wrote the) word pictures  ���jrinted in the guide books regarding  the scenery along the line west ol  Revelstoke, did not put it a whit too  strong���and that dc-ic'ription is a delicious little bit of phrasing too. It i*  the Ohserve'r's business to observe and  write���as he is doing now���and, as in  cases like this, it is often his pleasure,  as well as business, to .chronicle what  he sees. A chiefs among ye takin'  notes, and faith, he'll print it."  GROSV  " Pe-ru-na is an Excellent Spring Catarrh  Remedy�����l am as Well as Ever."  W. E. Griffith, Concan, Texas, writes*  " I su-Joied -with chxonlo catarrh for  many years. I took Peruna and It completely cured mo. I think Feruaa to tho  best medicine in the -world for caUrrh.  My general health is mach Improved by  its use, as Z asi much stronger than X  have been for yearn."���W.B. Griffith.  A ContrfiM-nnn'ts -Letter.  Con gresaman n. Bowen, Buskin, Tan*  well county, Va^ writes:  " / can cheerfully recommend" your  valuable remedy. Peruna, to any one'  who la suffering with catarrh, and who  Is la need of a permanent and effective  cun."���H. Bowen.  Mr. Fred. D. Scott, Lame, Ohio, Bight'  Guard of Hiram Foot Ball Team, wrltais  "As a specific for lung trouble X placa  Peruna at the head. I have used it myself for colds and catarrh of the bowels  and it Is a splendid remedy. It restores  vitality, increases bodily strength and  makes a sick person well in a short ttmo��  I give Peruna my hearty indorsement."  Fred. D.Scott.  Gen. Ira C. Abbott, 006 M street, K. W��  Washington, D. C, writes:  "I am folly convinced that your remedy Is aa excellent tonic Many of my  friends have used it with the most beneficial results for coughs, colds and catarrhal trouble."���Ira 0. Abbott.  Mrs. Elmer Fleming, orator of Reservoir Council No. 168, Northwestern Legion of Honor, of Minneapolis, Minn,  writes from 2585 Folk street, NE.. J  PROVINCIAL.  given  be  A daily mail service is to  be  the Lardeau country.  An examination for assayers will  held al Nelson on May 9.  On June the 8 the Anglican synod  of Kootenay will ���meet at Revelstoke.  Sandon's council has granted its  mayor and health officer $100 each a  year.  , John Keen is spoken of as the mining representative of Canada at the St.  Louis fair.  The new steel railway bridge over  Slocan river, near the Junction, was  open for traffic last week.  The C. P. R. will .spend $135,000  in improving its Kootenay branches,  the most of it between Nelson and  Robinson.  A carload of, anthracite coal, from  the new C. P. R. mine, near' Buffalo  was shipped last week to Nelson, where  it will be tested.  'Henry Schuler, a teamster, aged 26,  walked off the city dock at Nelson,  on Thursday last, and was drowned. Il is supposed to be 'a case of  suicide.  By government order the time  for mailing delinquent tax notices,  under the Assessment Act. 1903,  has been extended from April 1 to  May 1.  HOV. D15. A. GEOSYENOB, OF THE FAMOUS OHIO FAMILY*  Hon. Dan. A. Grosvenor, Deputy Auditor for the War Deportment,in a letter  written from Washington, D. C, says:  �� Allow me to express my gratitude to you for the benefit derived  from one bottle of Peruna. One week has brought wonderful changes  end i mm bow as well as ever. Besides being one of the very best  spring tonics it is an excellent catarrh remedy."���  DAN. A. OROSVEISOR.  In m recent letter ho says:  ��/ consider Peruna really more meritorious than I did when I wrote  you last. I receive numerous letters from acquaintances all over the  country asking me If my certificate is genuine. I invariably answer,  ycs."~-Daa. A. Grosvenor.  Itn. Elmer Fleming;,  Minneapolis, JdlnnTl  A County Commissioner's letter.  Hon. John Williams, County Commls-  sioner.of 517 West Second stroet,Duluth,  Minn* says the following in regard to  Vcrrma: ,'  '  " As a remedy for catarrh I can choer-  lUlly recommend Peruna. 1 know what  it is to suffer from that terrible disease  and I feel that it is my duty to speak a  good word for the tonic that brought me  immediate relief. Peruna cured me of a  bad case of catarrh aud 1 know it will  cure any other sufferer'from that dis-  ease."���John William*,  A Congressman's Lett��r.  Hon. II. W. Ogdcn,Congressmmx^rom  Louisiana, in a letter written at Washington, D. C, says the following of Peruna, the national catarrh remedy:  "1 can conscientiously recommend  your Peruna as a tine tonic and all  around good medicine to those who  are In need of a catarrh remedy. It  has been commended to me by people  who have used It, as a remedy particularly effective In the cure ot ca-  tarrh. For those who need a good vice gratis.  catarrh medicine I know Of nothing] Address Dr. Hartman, President of  pettee." ' jXhe Hartman Sanitarium,Columbus,��a  "I have been  troubled all my  life with catarrh  in my head. X  took Peruna for  abont three  months, and  now think I am  permanently  cured. I believe  that for catarrh  in all its forms  Perana is the  medicine of the  age. It cures when all other remedies  fail. I can heartily recommend Peruna  as a catarrh remedy."���Mrs. Elmer  Fleming  -beat Cbta-rrz*. Ia Hprtag.  The spring Is the time to treat catarrh.  Cold, wot winter weather often retards  a cure of catarrh. It m, coarse of Peruna  is takon during the early spring months  the cure will be prompt and permanent.'  There can be no failures if Purnna is  taken Intelligently during the favorable  weather of spring.  As a systemic catarrh remedy Poruna  eradicates catarrh from the system  wherever it may be located. It cures  catarrh of the stomach or bowels with  tho same certainty as catarrh of the head.  If yon do not derive prompt and satisfactory results from the use of Peruna,  write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a  full statement of your case and ho will  be pleased to give you bis valuable ad-  MINEKAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Riverside Mineral Clnim.  Situate iu the Gieenwoo-1 Miui-'g Division  Vale District.  Where located���On Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICK, that I, Albert K. Ashcroft  free miner's oenificate No. BJ5279, acting a  agent for Samuel T.Larseu, free miner's ceitifi  cate No. B4i88i.and V. R. Swanson, free miner'  certificate No. B41873 intend,sixty days from th  date hereof, toappiy to the Mining Recordei fo  a Certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Giant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice that action, uud  section 3--, must be'commenced bffore the iss  ance of such CeitiGcale of Improvements.  Dated this 2d day of January, A. D. 1504.  ALBERT K. ASHCROFT  MINERAL ACT,  896.  Certificate of Improvements  Notice.  Red Warrior Mineral Claim situate in the Green  woo.* Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located, at the head of Nicholson creek  ;��� West Copper camp.  Take notice; that I.Albert E. Ashcroft. F. M.  C. No. B55S79, acting as agent for Robert Mnrkiu.  Free Miner's Certificate No. B41791, intend  sixty days from the date heieof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  ments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crowu  Grant of theabove claim.  '������ Andlurther take notice that action, under section 37,must be commenced before the issuance c I  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of October, 1903,  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  THE MASTER MECHANIC'S PURE  TAR SOAP heals and softens the skin, while  promptly cleansing it of grease, oil, rust, etc.  Invaluable for mechanics, farmers, sportsmen  Free Sample on receipt of 2c for.postage.   Albert  Toilet Soau Co. Mfrs Montreal.  broken find the foot hu'ii{r only l*y the  flesh. Ami here comes the [joint. Of  course, the iujurej man was at once  taken on board the .Minto by Captain  Focrslund, and brought to the Revelstoke hospital���said to be a fine institution, by the way���all the same Phoenix hostpital. LaCasse was a man of  50 or 60 years and he will undoubtedly lose a foot, but immediately on the  accident becoming known on board  the Minto, a subscription paper was  circulated and $150 was raised in a  few minutes among passengers and  crew, even the much despised Chinese  scullions readily contributing to the  funds for the benefit of the unfortunate  man. And so, the Observer notes  that the old world is' not entirely selfish after all.  ***  The Observer believes in giving  credit where it is due, even though the  credit amounts to an advertisement of  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  Have you noticed when you meet a  doctor he says"How are "you?"A newspaper man enquires "What do you  know?" l!ut the lawyer hits you on the  back and ejaculates "What have you  got?" And the minister asks "Where  you going?"  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported'Goods.  FINE BOOTS   AND SHOES  MADE TO ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS* AND   PROS  PECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTV.  Shop on  Dominion Avenue.  A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.  If vou are going east, a caieful selection of your route is essential to the eu-  jovment of 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 njodern  railroad.  Why not combine all by using tlm  Ilmsois CKNTBAi,,the UD-to-date road,  running two trains daily from St. Paul  and Minneapolis, and from Omaha to  Chicago. Free Reclining. Chair Cars,  the famous Buflett - Library' - Smoking  Cars, all trains vestibuled. In short,  throroughly mordern throughout. All  tickets reading via the Illinois Central  will be honored on, these trains and no  extra fare charged.  Our rates are the 6aine as those of inferior roads. Whv not get your money's  worth?  Write for full particulars.  B.'fl. TllUMUtM.I.,  Commercial Agent, I'ortIandrOr.  J. C  Lisdskv.T.K. .v r.A.I'ortland.Or. l  Paul B. Tiiomp.^on. V. & P. A.  Scat th*.  Wash.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both .for' One  year ..........���......���...l...l......  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  G-lobe, (weekly) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  Xfnn y*   /Including Handsome PortraltN  yva-L    V.orKiug Edward, 17x1a iuches.y    Phoenix Pioneer and New York  "World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   $3,75  2.50  2.50  2.75  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal ^ ���-  Family Herald and Weekly Star, 7 7��y  both one year..       hdakW  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  e-X-  PROVI.NCIAL SKCRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council hf s been pteasedto make tlie. following ap-  poiutmeut:-  15th March, ioo-i-  AUTHOR O Sctton, ofthe City of Otand Forks,  Esquire, barrister-at-law, to be Official Administrator for that portion ofthe County ofYalecom-  prised withiu the Grand Vorks and Greenwood  Electoral Districts, vice Mr. A. D Mclntyre,  whose jurisdiction for the County of Yale is curtailed accordingly.  Sciatic Rheumatism Cured.  "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 been 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.  W  LAGER  BEER  Brewed by a home institution, has proven  the test and has made a  Host of Friends  who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner   Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.   'Phone53,  We make good  bread,     Try it,  .., .C. \V. GREER, Proprietor.  General Painting and  . . Sign Writing.  : it  '.A  . 'i,  \ *.  *%���  >   ?!  I.  ''3-  t  4  Greenwood, B. C.  r^iFiVi-  *��**>���  ���.��.-%��� ���;  vs:*  ��������'ii     ii,*- 1... ���-���.-'..ri|  . "- .j 1 >-�������� f-'i .1" '."sAy���:  ���',   ���*���������������   -V" ���  TV-���fr7-T?  11 ��������- j\k ' ,  ���if..-,- If-.  ;���:-.*>  1 ������.���"*-,���<:.:������   tiJ ������  *Vi      ...    .1.1,".      ���   ���#*,  .*��� ?.�����  V.'  P;W:  ���V;  1;   a ���   I ���          -W:��\ .--������-���  ���"���"*���- "���"-? 'T-v-r-iWfl**^^ .^:-=-m-w gi^!^Hiw'k��n'*��f*g'-mfffi?**-**ffi^ ������ .   - ���   .,  1       ���' ���    W*   ��� ������*,   ,vJ* **��J.v W#v!9r-^-*^|'n^^i^-1J*^��-^^^|l^^r-.i!-l-r^^ ���   .^ m  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Y iff:  '������fliil''..'  Hill:  yfyfi...  jm  -Ipi  THE OBSERVATORY  TllINOS Til.KtD OF  AT  HOMli AND KLSKWUBIte  the Brooklyn  smokestacks  belching forth smoke.  would be THE NEW METHODIST CHURCH.  Vancouver is a pleasant place, but  the Observer noticed,  as   do   many, I  ���M  Incidently, tbe Observer was advised in Spokane that the Montreal &  Boston people had actually finally  completed a deal for the Brooklyn  group, which is to include also the  McKcnzie & Mann interest in the  Emma mine in   Summit   camp.   He  that it is ocauionally^ little wet therl'!^���inein   u .       .-    ���  'I'he place appears to be flourishing ex- fc        *   ere as 'he' receiv<--<-*   it and  ceedingly.    It is blessed (?) with lour  ' F* Vmy ->rove t0 be ��"������� The  . .   a %-**  ceedingly. It is blessed (?) with lour  daily papers, and even for a village of  30,000 people this is certainly crowding things a bit; as might be be expected, they cannot all be paying lar^e  dividends, unless of an Irish character.  Evidently the the old tradition that  when a man once gets a good smell  of printers' ink, he cannot keep clear  of the newspaper business' for any  length of time, is fully exemplified in  Vancouver.    But that's as it may be.  information  York City.  came   direct   from New  $880.  '    One good thing that Vancouver has  is a first-class electric railway system,  as also has Victoria, the two system!)  being   operated   by   one   company.  Stanley park, a beautifully breathing  spot, was of course visited, and as the  city grows it will be more and more  appreciated.    With the building ofthe  Grand Trunk Pacific, now practically  assured for the near future, Vancouver  will benefit to a large  extent,   during  the period of construction, at least, as  the supplies for work on the   western  end will go from Vancouver   to   Port  Simpson.   It does not take a prophet  nor the son of a prophet   to   predict  that Vancouver will become a   large  city in a few years time.   *  Victoria, the provincial capital with  its so,ooo people, has been justly  termed the beautiful. After the Observer and his family had been experiencing some six months of a severe  Boundaiy winter, the balmy skies,  the bright sunshine and green verdure  of Victoria were a much appreciated  relief. The change from two to three  feet of snow to summer weather and a  profusion of flowers, it-is needless to  say, was most welcome.  The trip over the Great 'Northern,  from Seattle to Spokane, showed the  great disadvantages a railway can .labor  under in the spring. At one point six  overland trains had been delayed by a  slide, though the Observer was delayed  but six hours. Others had a two or  three days' wait in the mountains till  tracks were cleared.  At Spokane the Observer was detained by the unprecedented floods  and freshets along the line of the Spokane Falls and Not them railway and  branches, completely blocking through  traffic for days on this line.  Spokane continues to grow larger  and better in every way.   Being now  a city of about 50,000 people, with  nearly 10,000 children in the public  schools, its importance can be  better  understood.   When tbe Observer first  saw it, Spokane had  18,000 people,  no paved streets and a single  mule  line for street cars.   Now the change  is marvelous, and must be seen to be  appreciated.   It is well worth a visit  by   any one who has never visited  Spokane.  No city in the province has so much  of the genuine English element as Victoria, and to do business there before  ten in the morning or after 330 in the  afternoon, with a couple, of hours off  ior lunch, is practically out _ of tlie  question. In Victoria, of course, one  can meet Boundary people at almost  any .time, and this was,no exception.  The beautiful government buildings  at this season'were deserted, practically, except by'department clerks. Probably the legislators were preparing for  the summer session when important  railway legislation is to be "considered.  In this connection it is interesting to  note that Jay P. Graves, general  manager of the Granby Co., who makes his  home in Spokane, is making a success  from the start 6f his new electric  line,  known as the Spokane Traction  Co.,  and which has one of the most powerful corporations in  Washington state  for a rival, a corporation ' which  has  been in the field for 16 years with  unlimited capital behind jt. , Mr. Graves  himself happened-to be in New York,  where he was having a conference with  James J. Hill.   Absolutely no information was obtainable regarding the  anticipated construction of the railway  by the Great Northern lo Phoenix.  And there is probably a good (reason  for it, for no one but Mr. Hill himsell  knows when it will  start,  and  he is  not .noted for giving advance  infor  mation.  Htr. Mr. fJreeo Tel.'i Abopl Tl<e. Bulldlof-  Toronto Friends Contribute.  Rev. T. Green, when interviewed b)  a Pioneer scribe regarding the Methodist church building prospects, stated  that he expected to be able to call for  tenders in a couple weeks.  It is thought that the plans will arrive in a few days, and then the work  will be rushed.  1     Many of Mr. Green's friends in To  ronto have contributed;   over   $300  already having been donaled, on condition that it goes toward  the first  church built by Mr. Green.    To make  this money available for the Phoenix  Methodist people, it will be necessary  to raise a balance of about $600.    If  eveiybody who is interested will give  a little, said Mr. Green, this will soon  be raised.    The prospects for securing  it art  bright.    With  this money in  hand, together with what will come  from outsiders the church   can    be  built with  a very small debt, which  can be secured from  the Church Aid  and Parsonage Fund at a low rate ol  interest.    Mr. Green said further that  the Methodist people are tired holding  sesvices^ in halls and stores when, by a  special effort, they can secure a small  church building which can be run at  less expense than it now costs for rent.  The advantages to be gained will be  that we will have a building for every  night in the week, and at the end bl  each year something" permanent for the  work and outlay involved.  The fourth quarterly meeting of- the  official board will be held in a few  days to wind up the business for the  conference year which ends with April,  and also transact business connected  the church building.  jjf    Hit        ��� A    9  ��Pr in ting:.,  "That's Our Business"  The Job Department of the Phoenix Pioneer  is fully equipped to turn out the Best Quality of  Stationery for auy kind of business. Special  attention paid to work for Mines. Stock, the best;  quality, the highest grade.  'ADDRESS.  Hotel  Review  3rd. 41 h andGfh (loota  Spokane Review  Building.  SPOKANE.  The finest family hotel in Ihu city.  With or without board.< Prices moderate.  SUTHERLAND i DART,  J'lojiiit'loia.  Sfia*e$  Granby M.S. &p, Co.  Denoro Mines Ltd.  Morning Glorv  International Coal & Coke Co.  Notary Public.  E. H. Mortimer, pI.?,-������u  '      -i'liotuix, 11. (J,  MEATS  <i   ' C    l,l/^i  [ 'if The Union Meat Co.  The'Phoenix Pioneer,   Pi-lf      Aimom ti.nt .,,.i..-i1(ie�� i���.r.  Fish,  Game (Q.  Poultry  PIONEER BLOCK,  'PHONE No. 14.  PHOENIX, B. O.  >/Vv-  Grfeenwood Liquor Co.   T n -    Aiiiio-ii-i-'N that mi niJ-t-.-lme Muicl-cr Sinn) dim  ..   ..  ." H... M. Mill*... MI.A-, Knob lli.l AV .   ' o*  ,*  an    ��W  iir-liaiiMii tin. pii ���Iii*|m|...iiuki'. .,>���->'..x, ami m.linib  UNION MEAT CO.  hliojuut Macji-ixl, A'ta.,  urceinvo*d -iriiml l*urkNnii*t''I'lioni-lx. It. C  ll"**l ' .  ""������' *!*��-*ll��. ". V. -���   <*WI1     lllL,rl|      \*\Ja '  -���-���-���-���-  Hospital Doaitloas  Li-it of .Donations received since Jan  1st, 1004, to the Phoenix General Hos-  pitul:  Caah fc�� ' lei"��"'S* Houghton.Bontoii  Cash fe.co".:.".'.7.'..'.' A Friend  .< dse. J.3.00 * Srle"^  Cusli fc.oo .....A Friend  U S" W 1. Union & CO., Toronto  ���WW  Like'Vancouver, Victoria has provided liberally for a public park on  Beacon Hill," and it is certairtly. a delightful spot. If all cities, in their  early days, would make similar wise  provision, it would be'a work for which  future generations,would- rise up and  calh them blessed.'' T Arid, well 'they  migh^  "' ,   '  The' trip to Seattle, by. the new C.  P. R. steamer, Princess Beatrice, ��� was  another pleasant experience, the "point  where the ill-fated steamer Clallam  oundered, with 50 or 60 souls,. being  Not wishing to be tied up even in  Spokane' for - an indefinite > time, the  Observer took a roundabout ' route f-to  reach the Boundary, going to Bonriers  Ferry, thence to Creston, thence- via  Crow's Nest line to Kootenay-Landing  and Nelson,  Since yesterday the Great Northern  has managed to get'trains through on  its shortest line to Spokane, and there  will probably be no more serious  trouble from floods.  DiisoluHoo of. Partnership  Notice is hereby friwn (hat 'James  Marfinall and ft. I'. Sli. a, heretofore do  ing business as the firm of MaichaU a  Shea,in the Biooklyn and Summit hotel  at Piiocnix, B. C, J1118 this day been  ilistolved by mutual consent All monies  due the lute lirm will be paid to E. P.  Shea, who will settle all bills against the  said firm. All bills must be paid by the  10th dav of April.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 31st day  of March, 1004.  Signed, E. P. Shea,  James Mai-shall.  Witness: W. H. Johnston,  Waolksalr Dealers in Choicest  1 *     ���*. 1 ���   ���        **  BRANpS OF  Wines,"  Liquors,  and Cigars  Sole Boundary Acents  for  Pabst Brewing Co.'s  Milwaukee Lager Beer  Also Manufacturers of all kinds of  Carbonated- Beverages.  G; W. Rumberger  Real Estate  ;~-���^.^  James flcCreath, Prop-' g������*^  and Mines j  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale.  Shares in all the leading mines bought and  sold. Information about Phoenix aud the  Boundary country given on application  Vl/  McRae Bros.  .. & Smith  Knob fiill Ave.  t  Church Services ^  Tomorrow.  TWO PATAL ACCIDENT5 AT GREENWOOD.  Nels CbrliieiittB.aiid Oicar Hiiamir   Lose  Their Llvei at Molher.Lode Smelter.  -_.._���^, ���lvll 3��� u, uo souis,. oemg      O" Sunday morning of  last week  moted on the way���a disaster,  hy tht an employe kt the B C Connor rn>,  way, that was as needless as   it   was smehJr L r I"     PP  '     -���   ��� was sn-elter m Greenwood,  named Nels  1 horrible in outcome.  To the stranger, Seattle is a revelation. ( Tew who .do not live in or near  that city, realize the fast growing importance of the place, with its popu!a:  tion of some 140,000. The Observer  has visited Seattle many' times in the  last 15'* years, but on this occasion  took more time than usual to look  about a little. '        ���' "  St. John's Church of England, Rev.  \V.   J.   Wood,   Missionary.    Sunday  School, 10 a. m.; Morning Prayer, n  a. m.; Evening Prayer,   7:30   p. ,.m.-i  Everyone cordially invited  to attend I  any and all services.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at n a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. VV.  MacColI, B. A;, pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  --_,    ���������.    Metn��di'st���Services at 11 a.m. and  Chnstensen,  met with   an   accident  ���7'3��p.in. at Graves-Williams hall, the  that cost him his life ' JTSt��J Preachl,,S at both services. Sun-  ti m   " -��� d.a>'School at2.30p.m.    Aheartvin  Ihe small, engine used in hauling vitation   is   extended to all     Thos  Green, B. A., pastor.  Books,.  Stationery,  Newsdealers,  Toys,  Fancy: Goods,  Kodaks and  Cameras;  Office and  School  Supplies,  Cigars and Tobaccos  .   .  AND   .   .  Pine Confectionery.  j Transfer, \  li;bf dnd Heavy Drdyjn;.  i  Bfj. W for*.   j  : W. H. MmmMU,:  Z Residence and Stable* at foot of Z  Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B. C. Z  P O. Box J69. 'PlioneNo. 40.--2  Dominion Ave, ^  Telephone N*>. 28. tSP  j       I  Phoenix, B. C. J  f ONE ON YOU  And a Good One, if it is one  of our NEW SPRING  SUITS, Latest styles, fines,  materials, best workmanshipt  In 1897,-- when the   rush   to   the  Klondike began, "Seattle   secured its  great latter day start by   Being   the  chief outfitting and embarking point  for the ^-crazed gold - seekers from all  over the world!   This lead it has held  to this'day, and many a returned* gold  hunter has invested heavily in. Seattle  after making his pile in the north. The  result, has been that   prosperity has  been steadily shining on Seattle, and  people of judgment are   not  lacking  who believe that it will outstrip San  Francisco as the chief city  on   tne  Pacific coast in another ten or' twenty  years. *- -' - >  m     a  Afrer the great fire ol  1889, which   * .1     >  away the hot slag left  the track near  the trestle where.the slag track crosses  the spur recently built to connect with  the converter.    Christensen, who was  running the engine, was engaged with  the others in replacing it on the rails.  The front part of the locomotive was  raised and blocked up, and in raising  the rear end the front  blocking gave  way, the engine lurching ahead struck  Christensen, who happened to be in  front/and knocked him over the dump  lo the hard slag foundation of the railway spurbelow', breaking his arm, hip,  and leg.    In addition to this he was  horribly mangled about the head, and  sustained severe internal injuries.   He  never regained consciousness and died  Tuesday morning at an early hour.  Deceaseu wsa married man, leaving  a widow and K.rge family, and  when  this became known, his   fellow em  B O YLE^  THE DRUGGIST.  $7.50 to $75.00  We have just added a large shipment of the world famous Elgin  Watches to oup 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.  THE MILWAUKEE  'Aiainiliar'natne for the Cliieaff-i Mil-  wiiukee & St.Tunl Raihvny, known all  over the Union aa the Great Railway  running tho "Pioneer Limited" train's  every djiy and night between St. Paul  and Chicago, and Qmalia and Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the worl (."  Understand:, Conncctfon* are made  with ill' TraifscoiitinenlHl Lines, assuring to passengers the best service known.  Luxurious couches,.electric light?, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no other  line.  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,--,  R. L. Ford,  - .    H. S. Rowk,  Prices $10.00 to $25.00.  THOS. BROWN,  rfjV Men's Wear Exclusively.  lIAKny-McKKNZlK BI.K.  dominion avk., phoenix  Black's tfotel<  w  it  Trav. Pans.Agt.',  SPOKANE. WN.  ��� General Agcu ,  ��     PORTLAND. 0*  Dominion Avenue,'PHOENIX, B.C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection t  Bar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods  . '   Most Conveniently Located  T&om&s D*��g Co.  GEO. E. DEY,  ^s-.'^^^niss sr r *srrmade up a iarge  erected from the ruins, and this �� Pu?f *   ^^^  widow and  been going on steadily, only now con ' chlWren  tracts are actually being made for fom-  teen story structures, to say nothing of  numerous large buildings of smaller  dimensions. Andrew Carnegie, also  has not forgotten Seattle, and has given  $200 ooo for a libtary, the site for  which���an entire block���cost $roo-  ooo. ' A returned Klondiker, a cook  or dishwasher who struck it rich   is  Boundary Agents for Co'umbia  Graphophones. A full une of  musical goods always in stock.  Try us by phone or mail.  GREENWOOD, B. C  Telephone-No. 26. W. & DOYLE. Prop   |  Republic Beer - 5c  Oscar Hammat, who was so seriously hurt at the B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter last week, Friday morning early,  d,rect Line  died from the pflV*rt<j nf��-n"��J- u -  Scenic Route  died from the effects of wounds he received, on the afternoon of the same  day. The deceased, with Albert Sod-  erstrom, was wheeling ore in cars from  the crusher to the ore bins; between    .. ..-.i-, i�� tne crusher to the ore bins; bet-veen  erecting a mammoth apartment house. the two buildings., a distance of some  This story of a native of Sweden is .1. .*_... t  .   ���  merely a sample of g-od luck in the  East  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  north, which has been duplicated many  tames, and~the- proceeds invested in  Seattle realty.  thirty feet, the track is laid on a trestle.  While passing over this with a loaded  ear, the trestle gave way, and Hammar  went down with his car to the ground  ���" .     below, a distance of some  16 feet.  Seattle has a most   comprehensive Soderstroin whowas behind with an-  eet car system���-one of the best in ,    ,  , .,  other loaded car was unable to stop it  Lov\��sr Rates  West  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San Francisco  via Soo Pacific Line, St. Paul, Chicago  and all TJ. S. points. - '  in time and it and he went through I  the   break together.   A number   of!  he  ouuer-  street car system���one of the best in  ,    the west.    But the giowth of the city  '   is such that the cars, run at frequent  intervals, are crowded most ofthe time  , and at the busy hours, the traffic offer-  t ing-cannot be accommodated.  1 <��  While the Observer v. as in Vancouver James Breen, was there also.   He  was also in Victoria at the same time,  as well as in Seattle contemporaneous-  ' ly.   It is hardly necessary to say, how-1        "    ���.-�����*    * �����; umununaie  ever, that Mr. Breen was  not looking man was a pall-bfiarer at a funeral in  for th| Observer, to inforrn Jiim when I Greenwood* the day before his  death  S-. S. Service from  Vancouver  To   Alaska,   Japan,  China.  Hawaii,  Watches, Clocks,  Rings,  Collar  and Sleeve Buttons, Waich Chains,  Guards, and Charms,���K.  of  P. and Eagles.  Gt&nhy Exch&nge  I Something new next week.  Provincial Assaver and  Analytical Chemist.  Late Control Assayer for the Len-  ora mine, Mt. Sicker.  From March 1st: Gold, $i.0o-  Gold and Silver, $r.50; Gold, Silver and Copper, $3.O0. Discounts  for several samples sent together.  GREENWOOD, B. C  When mare.iu Republic look for our sign  Rkpubuc Beer.  REPUBLIC BREWING CO.  Arriving Daily.  Prints, Gisigiiems, Muslins,..Man:ms  Japan,  China,  Australia.  ^ B#C Assay *&&  Hammar's ribs were  broken and  was otherwise badly .bruised.  strom escaped with a few scratches on  his face and hands.  In this fatility the   uncertainty of  life   is   illustrated,   The'unfortunate  Ckmml Supply fe, Ul  CoSa,vHiTs0L!���nlIand and H VANCOUVER/ & C,  G. Clahk, EJ.Coyle,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoeru>, B. C.   Vancouver. B. C  J. S. Carter, D. P. a.  ���     Nelson, B.C,  Sole Agents in B. C. for the well-known}  Battersea Crucibles. Scoriflers," Muffles,  etc. Selling aj-ents for tjie F. W. Braun  Go's Specialties, Gary Furnaces, Burners,  etc. Mercks* Pure Chemicals, AssavMu-  lior, Plfltiniim, Quicksilver, C, P. Acids,  Borax  Glass and all Heavy Chemicals  J Complete Assay Outfits, furnished  at  '   short notice. 'Satisfaction Guaranteed  liSo   -  Pewny's Celebrated Kid Gloves for ladies --  Jivery pair guaranteed.  A full stock of Boots and^Shoes, Bubbers, etc,  always on Jjand.  B@j3ainicm Avenue,  Phoenix.  hi ^

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