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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 22, 1905

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 _ _JfUrV-  13 * * ������<��� -ft-? .   t-u- ,-  f' r-*?:  J-" I .       -*-*vi  4*^  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 .in  value within five years.  tr-is$lr**~^y  'v"W  Phoenix isTthe' Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,,  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  I V���� -. - a. * <a*        . >f��   ' e>    .el ������-���>-. T^r �����.       * -bb.*-.  Vol. VI.  Devoted to the Infer*** of the Boundary Mining District  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, J\PRIL aa, 1905.  THE  Big Store  Noii 24  ']  $20,000 PAID  ON ATHLESTAN  What Have You  That is Nice to Eat?  Is the question that  ib asked   by so  man) of our customers every day.  Anything That is in Season  Is our answer.  Bananas 60c. per dozen.  Navel Changes 40c. to 6oe. per doz.  Grape Fruit 2 for  15c.    A great  breakfast appetizer.  Green Goods  Celery, fresh and crisp 15c. per bunch.  Hot House Lettuce 40c. per pound.  Green Onions 5c. per bunch.  ��� Spinach 5c per bunch.  Smoked, Pickled  and Canned.  BMrfary filing Notes  the  Montreal & Boston Completes  the Purchase.  Money Turned Over Months  Ahead of Time.  Fish  Smoked Halibut steaks and  Kippers  20c. per pound. Arriving semi weekly.  Large, tat Atlantic Mackerel 20c. each.  Labrador Herring 60c. per dozen.  Imported Dutch Herring 20 lb. kits $2.  Crabs, large shelled 25c.  Crabs, large unshelled 20c.  Your first  mouth  order solicited  by us.  We can save you money.  hrtitei (0., IK  X5��������<!  ���MSI^f^^M^MMt  Grocery ocpt.  Lettuce, New Cabbage/  Young Onions, Cauliflower,  Spinach, Radishes, Oranges,  Lemons, Strawberries and  Bananas  ,    all at the lowest market-prices.      Watch our   window  from  ..   ..' now  on for   the  choicest  lines  of fruit as they become obtainable.  New Zealand Batter 40c per  , Big shipment preserved- Peaches,  Pears, Raspberries and Strawberries,  4oe per glass.    They are extra line.  Paints and Varnish Stains,  all colors in handy sized cans  Poultry Net, 3,4 a-,d sfeet wide-  '".������''���'���     ���' Y .    '   ���  Agate Wall Finish  article   to  easier ap-  now in.    This  is  a  much   superior  Kalsomine or Alabastine being much  plied and making a much more durable and better looking finish, 5 packages 50c.  A visit to our store will convinee you   that  you  are ahead to make this your main dealing place.  Last Saturday the members of the  old Athlestan syndicate received a  payment of $20,000, through the Bank  of British North America at Greenwood, from the Montreal & Boston  Consolidated, it being the last of the  payments on the bond given on the  property. Those interested directly  were C. S. Slawson, of Spokane; James  Hunter, of Rossland; W. T. Hunter,  of Greenwood and Charles D. Hunter  and George H. Collins of Phoenix.  There gentlemen owned a  majority  ofthe stock of the Athlestan Gold  M ining Co. and  also owned  outright  the Jackpot fraction claim adjoining  in Wellington,canip, and last summer  gave a bond to thj Montreal & Boston  on their holding for a sum said to approximate $60,000 and some shares in  the new company then being formed.  The payment of $20,000 just made was  not due till.July 1st, and the fact that  it has been anticipated in full  bears  out the statement emanating from the  east, that the Montreal & Boston Consolidated is raising a fund to  take up  the balance of payments due on the  van'ous properties    bonded    by  that  company last year, and  to provide a  development fund.  Thus far the Montreal &  Boston  people have spent in the neighborhood  Of  Scnnnnr.   ;��    ��.������_���        1    *  veloping their several mines in the  IJjundary, together with new equipment that has been added. It ij also  pretty well known that the smelter is  doing such good work with the company's own ores that the reduction  works are to be enlarged this season  and converters added.  AMwdfiBtsck is talked "of for  B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter.  Work' has been resumed on the Bonnie Belle in South Deadwood camp.  Last" Monday the new diamond  drill was set at work at the Mother  Lode mine. ,-  Electricity for lighting purposes is  now being used at the E. P. U. mine,  near Greenwood.  A depth of 125 feet has been obtained in the sinking of the new incline  shad on the Emma, in Summit camp.  ^'TheC.'sP. R. is now taking out  about j8 cars all told and the Great  Northern' 15 cars daily from this camp.  Granby shares are quoted strong at  $6 on the Boston Stock Exchange,  with considerable demand.  MAY POSSIBLY  SPEND &00.000  SEVERE CASES OF  SIMILKAMEEN FEVER  On New Smelting; Works at  Midway.  President  of B. C. Copper  Boundary.  in  Thetunnel on the Gold Bug-has  been driven about 70 feet by Contractor McHale, who lias nine men at  work.',? '  ORGANIZED PHOENIX  ATHLETIC CLUB  Elected Officers and Secured its  Quarters.  At the announced meeting of the  fire boys last Monday evening, the  Phoenix Athletic Association was organized. It was the intention of the  boys to organize a fire racing team,  but there being no officers of the department present, it was decided to  form an athletic association. The as  sociation was started with the following  officers:  President, J. O. Church.  First Vice-President, H. A. Munro.  Second Vice-President, W.C Hower.  Secretary-treasurer, O. N. Galer.  Executive committee, W. X. McDonald, V; Sherbino, Palmer Cook,  and Messrs. Erwin and McBeth.  "Tne association has rented a large  store in the Morrison-Anderson building, on Old Ironsides avenue, which  has been fitted up with gymnasium  apparatus. It is the intention to have  a cinder path on Old Ironsides avenue,  and train a hose racing team under  the management of the association.  The association already has about  thirty members, with others joining  daily. It is the hope of the boys to  make it a permanent organization, and  its intention is to foster and support all  athletic games.  ��� Five of the six, furnaces at the Granby smelter are now arranged for the  electric charge, and the sixth will be  ready in a few days'.  ,     . *V�� 1* *.  No ore was sent out for "several days  this weekjTrom the, Rawhide, owing to  repairs being made to the furnaces at  the Montreal & BJoston smelter.    '  The McKirifey^-Mines, Ltd., has  been incorporated with a capital of  $2,000,000 to operate properties up  the North Fpr2 o^Kettle river near  Franklin camp.'  > -        t  Leopold Hermann, of New York, is  the new secretary of-the Montreal &K~ "r     " j     -,  Boston ;Consolidated,(being connected t0nna8e and  ra,lway  with the wealthy Untermeyer firm, that  has taken an interest in the company.  The three switches have been put in  at the Snowshoe mine, and some ore  is expected to be sent to the North-  port smelter for trial with the LeRoi  product, pending the proposed amalgamation.  Last Sunday's Great Northern train  to Phoenix brought in Frederick Keffer, manager of the B. C. Copper Co.,  together with the president of that  company, F. L. Underwood, and the  consulting engineer, W. H. Thomas,  both of New York. They were accompanied by \V. N. Merrill, and J.  Killer Scbon, ot Duluth.  Tuesday the party left by special  teams for a trip through the Similkameen country, to see for themselves  �� hat the probable tonnage is that can  be obtained from that section for smelting purposes.  Mr. Underwood is well known in  the Boundary, having been identified  with its mining interests for many  years. It is known that his company  has secured an option on a smelter  site at Midway, and Mr. Underwood  is reported to have stated that, if-the  communication  are assured, he stands prepared" to  finance a smelter project up to  $600,000.  Many Persons Have Left For  That Section.  Since it became  definitely   known  that the Great Northern was on the  verge of letting contracts for the con-  strui-tion of its line from Oroville into  the Similkameen country as far as Hedley, quite a number of people have  been  suddenly   taken   with   what i\>  known as the Similkameen fever.    Beginning late last week, parties of fortune hunters in   business   lines   have  been   leaving  for   the Similkameen,  hoping to see desirable openings in a  legitimate   business  or   mining way.  From all appearances, there will be  no lack of those willing to cater to the  wants of the public in every conceivable manner, from wet and dry goods  to the wildest kind of  wildcats and  even to producing mines.  No doubt exists in the public mind  that this summer will witness activity  in the Similkameen country, especially  the lower part of it, where the railway  is to be constructed. This will not  only bring in thousands - of railway  but hosts of others wishing to  TIP TOP CLAIM  WAS BONDED  William S. Macy Gets it For  $15,000.  Adjoining the Mavis and Bay  Claims.  laborer-.-  secure a foothold in a comparatively  new section. Large numbers went  from Greenwood and a few from Phoenix. Doubtless many of them will return in due season.  EXTENSION OF  GT. NORTHERN  M. H. Roy, Louis Roy and George  Fowler, who have a twelve months'  bond it $6,000 on the June Bug, near  work, and report finding good ore in  the face of the tunnel.  A boiler has been installed at the  Seattle mine, on the North Fork of  Kettle river, where the tunnel is now  being driven with - a steam drill, the  property being under bond to W. T.  Hunter and associates.  Six feet of ore have been uncovered  on the Hidden Treasure, one of the  Republic group, largely owned by W.  T. Smith and associates. The group  is located not far from the Boundary  Falls smelter and is most promising.  Secretary Fuller of the Providence  Mining Co., was in the city Tuesday.  He could not say when work on the  Providence would be resumed, but  says the ore. has been found in the  Bay, in which-heis:half owner, better  than ever.  Work has been started by Harry H.  Shallenberger on the Crescent and  Don Pedro in Skyiark camp with a  a force of ten - men. This is one of  the likely groups in the high grade  belt, and will probably have an air  compressor in the near future.  J. T. Ferguson left for Vancouver  Monday, where he was summoned to  ,look at a property immediately adjoining the now well known Britannia, on  Howe Sound. The Britannia has contracted to ship its entire output to the  Crofton smelter.  A distance of over 250 feet has  been made in the long tunnel on the  Strathmore, it being estimated that the  rich ore body on this claim will be  reached shortly, giving a depth of  about 175 feej..; When this is done,  the Strathmore will be added to the  list of shippers..  This week work was discontinued at  the Winnipeg mine, the pumps drawn,  and the agreement for a.bond for $15,-  00c thrown up by the' Granby Co.  After spending considerable money  and a couple of months' time, besides  shipping several cars of ore, Supt.  Hodges decided that he would do  nothing further, owing to lack of  values, etc.  -r  WHAT DO YOU  Here are a few facts: ��� . -  Last Saturday the Pioneer was mailed promptly as usual. It did  not reach its large list of Greenwood subscribers till the Wednesday  following���four days later.  Last Saturday the Greenwood Times was mailed, as usual, but did  not reach Phoenix till Wednesday���also four days later.  Greenwood is five miles distant from Phoemx by wagon road���an  hour's walk or half an hour's drive.    By  rail it is distant t8 miles via  C. P. R. . _,     ���  There are three stages every day in the year operated between  Phoenix and Greenwood.  A package could have been sent to Seattle and returned���round  trip about 1,000 miles���in the time the above mail spent on the way  between Phoenix and Greenwood, distance 18 miles.  The above is referred to the attention of all those interested, including Sir Wm. Mulock, postmaster-general; J. R. Greenfield, inspector at Vancouver, etc.  Tckfraa tnm Uils W. Hill.  Responding to an inquiry from the  Victoria Board of Trade regarding  Great Northern Coast-Kootenay intentions, the following reply was recently  received:  "b. J. Pitts, fresraeiu viciona Bdara  ofTiade:  "Our company is prepared and will  commence to build from upper Similkameen this year, and later on to  Coast, asking no subsidy. Similkameen (>arties can assure you our interest in the matter. Lack of proper cooperation has lost district and ourselves much time. Completion def-  pends upon various conditions that  have already caused delay.  "Louts W. Hill."  Sub-Contractors Looking Over  Route.  Oroville-Hedley Section to be  Built at Once.  :  :  t  l~  LOCAL JOTTINGS  Late lust week C. W. Greer started  overland for kamloops, accompanied  by his three sons. Mrs. Greer left  yesterday.  Monday being Easter Monday, and  a holiday, the postoffice will be closed  except during holiday hours. The bank  will also be closed.  Carpenters have been busy this  week partitioning off the old Masonic  hall, in the Morrison-Anderson building, for living purposes.  The first lot of lumber for the new-  block to be erected by L. V. Birnie on  h's Knob Hill avenue property has  been delivered. Alex Strachin will  put up the structure.  The B. C. Telephone Co.'s force,  who have been making repairs to the  city lines this week including the fire  alarm system, completed the work yesterday, and went to Trail.  J. L. Martin visited his ranch near  Curlew last Saturday, and in going  over the No. 7 wagon road and trail  from Greenwood his horse went  through four feet of snow in places.  Tom Pickhardt started Thursday to  attend to some assessments on claims  in the Similkameen, and incidentally  to size up business openings on the  line of the new railway into that country.  Do not overlook the Easter Mon^  day ball, which will be given by the  Ladies' Aid of the Catholic church.  The best of music and a good time  for every man, woman or child that attends.  The Phoenix Brewery, Julius Mueller proprietor, is putting on sale today  a special brew of bock beer, especially  for the Easter and spring trade. All  lovers of the beverage will doubtless  wish to sample it.  H. T. Ceperly, of Vancouver, the  well known fire insurance agent, was  in town Wednesday adjusting the loss  by fire of last week at the dry house  owned by the Granby Co. It amounted  to something less than $1,000.  As signifying the demand for residences in Phoenix, this week, when  one of the Granby cottages happened  to be vacated, there were thirteen applications for the house. It h believed  that twenty new cottages would readily find tenants.  James H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V., V. & E., was in the city  Tuesday on his way to Hedley, where  he has a large corps of surveyors  working. When asked as to the new  railway construction from Midway to  Oroville, Mr. Kennedy did not say  much, except that the contract had  not yet been.let definitely, nor did; he  know whether the Republic or Midway  route would be chosen. It is understood, however, that J. W, Stewart,  who built the extension to Phoenix,  will secure the work.  L. E. Shields, of the head contract  ing firm of Seims &. Shields, wilh a  party of sub-contractors, is now going  over the route from Oroville to Hedley by wagons, about 65 miles, and is  expected to arrive in Phoenix on the  return trip and day, after which some  announcement regarding sub-contracts  will doubtless be forthcoming. The  party of contractors includes. Patrick  Welch, John Porter, D. D. Twohy,  William Winter, T. F. Wren, James  Caughran, E. N. Jones and Grant  Smith.  It is freely circulated that the reason  the Midway-Oroville contract has not  yet been let is that one or two  persons are holding out for exorbitant  prices for right of way hear Midway.  Mr. Kennedy would neither confirm or  deny this, but says he can get a good  route from Republic, in which case  Midway would be sidetracked. Surveyors are now working on the route  from Republic west.  It is growing to be quite the thing  now for the Pioneer to have the-pleas-  uie of reporting each week or two the  sale outright or bonding of one or  more mines in the Boundary, this be-'  mg an evidence that the interest in  Boundary mines is steadily growing  with time.  On Thursday of this week the Tip  Top, a full sized claim in the high  grade Skylark camp, was bonded by  W. S. Macy, of Phoenix, on behalf of  himself and associates, the amount of  the bond being $15,000. The owners  are Randolph Stuart and J. C. Haas,  and a cash payment was made, the  deal being negotiated by Gaunce &  Wickwire, of Greenwood.  The Tip Top is located adjoining  the Mavis, now being actively operated by a Phoenix syndicate, the Mavis  itself adjoining the Bay, a ��� free gold  proposition of merit, also being developed with good results and owned  by Messrs. Fuller and Hall, of Greenwood. It is believed that the Tip  Top has the Bay lead, and operations  are intended to be started shortly to  demonstrate this.  Sett Far His Office FUlla-ft.  The last issue of the British Columbia Gazette contains the notice that  A^tondej^_McDonald, __of..Pjioepix.   vincial government to the ancient and  honorable office of fence viewer in and  for Greenwood and Grand Forks electoral districts. William Henry Covert,  Thomas Powers, Richard Dean Jones  and Thomas Newby, of Grand Forks,  aud Thomas Henry Patterson, of  Greenwood, have also been similarly  favored.  When ex-Alderman McDonald received the bulky missive giving him  this important news, he at once wrote  for instructions in the matter, wishing  to know the salary attached and when  the office furniture arid supplies would  be forwarded to him. If he is to be  prepared to attend to the duties of his  office:���even though fences are scarce  here���he wants all the necessary  equipment for such cases made and  provided.  Easter School Promotions.  Following were the  Easter  promotions at the Phoenix public school:  From Senior III. to IV.  Ada Pierce  Grace McKenzie  Bertrand Knott  Mildred Bissel!  Mortimer Lowney  Arthur Swanson  Walter McKelyy.  Junior IV. to Junior V  Constance Lowney  Pearl Hudson  Lucy Graham  Daisy Horrell  August Mueller  Robert Draisey  Mabel McKeown  George Heidman.  Nellie Ingram  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900,  . 1902 for 1903 for 1004, and 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioueer���  Mine. Camp.  Granby Mines. Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B C Copper Co.  Mother Lode.'. .....Deadwood  Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-Stemwinder. Phoenix  Rawhide. Phoenix  Sunset- Deadwood  Mountain Rose... ....Summit  Athelstan-JackpoL- Wellington  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stemwinder d'mp.Phoenlx  Morrison Deadwood  B C Mine ..Summit  K.Bell Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Denoro... Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle. ...Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  No. 7 Mine.- _ Central  City or Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carral West Fork  Providence Providence  Elkhorn Providence  Skylark _ Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  E. P. U. Mine Skylaik  Bay Skylark  Ruby Boundary Falls  Republic... Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous...'      2,n��  1900      1901        1902      1903        1004  64,553   231,762   309.858   393.7>8   549.703  ^97      *i73��     20,800    71,212       for 15m 10' i >  Past I >  .;os Week A  70,065    9,85o X  S.340     99,034    <41,326    138,079   174,298     48,136     3,500 '  802  "s5��  150  47-405  650  7.455  15.731  "5.646  25.950  3.070  3.250  1.759  4,586  33.222  2O2O0  855  2,861  3.15��  180  -*3'  6,400  37,960  16,400  3.450  222  364  33  850  3,893  I,I6S  1,833  150  30  130  1.0  248  229  145  S3  30  70  19,494  150  14,811  560  8,530  3.339  19.365  22,937  15.537  363  70  1,076  2,250  1,040  785  625  482  2.435  875  665  2,000  350     160  726  325  53  50  300  60  890  219  993  400  80  167  3,230  3.456  3-5  500  750  690,419 829,808 284,164  17,051  Total, tons    96.6����   390,800 506,816  Smelter treatment��� ]  Granby Co 1    62,387   230,828 312,340 401.921   596,253   175,-1361 12,018 <  B.C.CopperCo    ��� -   117,6" 148,600 162,913   210,484    56,367      3.818 I  Montreal & Boston Con.    *3->.57o    yy.-Oi)    58,604     3,330 .  ;.  ���:?&Vgzm<FFr<:' '���T^S^^::Fr--?1T^!3^ 7T,-T- rii  '<> =  1  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  _i&L  _4  A Household Word is  TEA.    It's a household necessity, too, for people who care to have the best  tea possible, and at the most moderate price.  The red label'seems lo be the favorite.'    ; <     -" ,���-; ", l-J    j  v.  ���The Phoenix Pioneer  Aod Boundary Minks Journal.  IM8IO OK IATDKDAT8 BY TUB  i  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT MTOBlf IX, B. C.  1W. B. WILLCOX. Managm.  ' T.i.nT����<.��. I Business offlce No. 14.  Telephones JK.Mgej-.regiaence.No.is.  ���DMCumoNS iir advarcb.  - Per Year t> *��  Six Months ���  I.S5  ,  If ton are not A lubactiber to'thls paper, this  ��� an invitation to you to become one.  AdTertUlog rateafurnuhed on application.  Legal notleei 10 and 5 centa per line.  * Fonr weekly laaerUoui conatltute one month's  alrert tint.  As far as railway legislation goes', j  nothing was accomplished for the J  simple reason thai the government  supporters themselves could not agree  to just what lines the limited assistance  available should be given. Had they  come together in the matter, something  would have been done in the way of  railway legislation. Of course they  would not give the C.P.R. the $5,000  per mile asked for with five years to  build a Coast-Kootenay line, as there  was and is no possible reason for so  assisting that rich and dividend^ paying corporation.  While it is easy to criticise, it is another thing to suggest a remedy that  is effective. Any man can act the  pari of an iconoclast, but it takes a  man of brains to suggest and put into  effect something better.  MORE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION.  ^     r-  1905- APRIL;.  i9��5  "So.- Mm.-Tmi. Wtd. Tha. Fr1.  Sit.  T  Y< *   3  4  5  6  7'  1!  8  9 10 n 12 13 14'  'i5.  16 17* 18 19 20 21  22*  23 24 25 26 ' 27 28  30  29!  Hit LAIC 3CS3IU11!-  I*    '���  H  .Y  VY>  ^  V"  V/  'V  -K!  :V  ,'jWIi       *.   �� "i   V.  *%atiea\w$  A few days ago the legislature of British Columbia was prorogued, after  what its critics assert was a useless and  profitless session. There may or may  ' not be some truth in the statement,  but the man who is fair and not hide-  f       T  r  bound will think twice before coming  ., to the conclusion that nothing worth  ,    whilewas accomplished.   Let us look  at the conditions.  ,       As is but too well known, the gov-  ' eminent for the last two years has had  ,,an   exceedingly small majority  with  which to transact business and pass  ���,   acts.   This majority happened to  be  with the Conservatives, and it' is still  '���   .        1- * ,1  with them.   It does not take a man  of great wisdom to see that, with a  majority that is precarious or close,  any government is not in a position to  enjoy much leeway in its deliberations,  , 'but must, on the contrary, listen to  what any of 'its supporters, real or  ' fancied, may have to say, and endeavor  to pass such, legislation as seems to  the majority for the best. Otherwise  defeat stares them in the face, followed  by an appealto the people.  This was the position of the  McBride government, and by the Liberal  press'its members have been severely  criticised for not accomplishing more  than they did. _ But there is not the  least reason to think  that an appeal  to the electorate, if it should by any  chance place the Grits in power, would  '     give any more of a working majority;  in which case they would hardly expect to accomplish one whit more than  the McBride government has accomplished.  This being the case, and it is generally admitted to be such by thoughtful and fair minded persons, indiscriminate denunciation of the present  government is out of place���very much  out of place, it may be said. If there  was any surety that either the Social  ists or the Liberals could secure a  decisive majority by a new election,  then the criticism might be fitting.  As a matter of fart, considerable has  been accomplished.'  If the Liberals  bad been in power in  this province,  there can  be no doubt but that it  , would have been more or less wilhng-  , ly /'held  up" by the Grand Trunk  "Pacific.    The   Conservative   government ptood staunchly against any such  ilofcl-up, " Give Mr. McBride and his  'ministers credit for that, among other  .things.  'Then the financial problem  Hfctd lo be faced, and for the first time  < Jp^ecadfis the< expenses was brught  ;Vmthui the iacofne Of tbe government.  ' |M$ dMQfikr mxsk time.  (   4  f.    "  ! I  James J. Hill, president of the  Great Northern railway, is evidently  pretty well satisfied with his investment in the new line to Phoenix. It  is probable that the line has taken out  more ore in the two months that it has  been doing this business from Phoenix than it has in the two years thatfit  has been completed to Republic. "And  so -MrC Hill h proceeding to carry out  his long annopneed-jntentiomof build-  jrigjonj fjro&i the^ ^Bounda/y to the  coast. >  If any railway ever had more obstacles thrown in the way of construction* than the Great" Northern Coast-  Kootenay line, we* have yet to hear of  it. And yet, without land grant or  bonus of any kind, the work continues.  Now,-the contractors are preparing to  start work on>a 65 'mile section from  Oroville,   Wash.,   to   Hedley   in the  '-   WByD#rV#flK��S��lf��r.  Such pain and endure the torture of  nervous headache when 25c. buys a  sure cure like Nerviline. A few drops  in sweetened water brings unfailing  relief. You feel better at once, you're  braced up, invigorated, headache goes  away after one dose. ' The occasional  use of Nerviline prevents indigestion  and stomach- disorders���keeps up  health and strength. Every woman  needs Nervilihe'and should use it, too.  In 25c. bottles everywhere.  the line will soon be under way* The  section between Midway or Republic  and Oroville is still in the air, the  choice between'the two routes not having been decided. The Midway route  was preferred, but is not absolutely  essential, and engineers are now going  over the route froin ' Republic once  more. Mr. Hill had one experince in  paying extortionate prices for right of  way near Grand Forks, and it is hardly likely that lie will submit to ' that  sort of thing again. But in any event  the line will be built, and will be a  short line to the coast.  Not for a' moment, however, does  any One conversant with,the situation  suppose that Mr. Hill will have the  rich Similkameen to himself. The C.  P.R, has had its eye on that splendid  section too long to give it up to a rival  railway without a struggle of no mean  proportions. Consequently, it is more  than likely that construction on the  C. P. R. will commence at any time  from Spence's Bridge into the Similkameen from the west, and then the race  of the giants will be on in earnest.  Of course, il will go hard with the  C.P.R. to make a start in building a  railway without a provincial subsidy for  the same. They have become so used  to that sort of thing that it is expected  as a matter of course. This time,  however, they will have to worry along  without-it- or 4et Mr>Hill's�� tire the  rich tonnage already waiting in the  hills and valleys ofthe fair Similkameen  country. The leopard may *neyer  change his beautiful spots, but railways sometimes change their policy.  Mr. Hill has thrown down the guage,  and it remains to be seen whether Mr.  Shaughnessy will not pick it up^ and  do it pretty quickly^ too. >  The Marble < Bay mine, on Van  Anda island, will soon pay a dividend,  the first one on the coast to do this.  It has been announced by Manager  Aldridge that the capacity of the Trail  lead refinery will be increased two or  three times its present output.  The recent rich strike made in the  St. Eugene mine, will cause a number  of good prospects it the vicinity to be  worked during the coming season.  'Minnesota' capitalists propose to  drive a 4,000 foot tunnel in nhe 'Lar-  deau, at a cost of $75,000, to tap the  deep ledges of the Silver Cup, Nettie  L. and Triune silver mines.  The North Star, the oldest producing mine in the East Kootenay, according to' reports,, is to be leased.  The proposition of leasing is now before the directory board of the company.  Sciatic Rheonilltm Cared. '  "I have been subject to sciatic rheu;  matism for years," writes E. H. Warden, of Wilton Junction, Iowa. "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  Rdcitenay Engineering; Works  "     ' NELSON, B. C.  Pounders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  Mraniifactarersfor the C��awi-okd JJoi'blk Roi-e Akbul Tkamway System, Limited.  Minih*ftiid Mill Machinery, Ore Cars, Buckets, 'funks, etc.   Iron and Brass Castings.    .-V large and complete slock  ofSha U^SaDDlies Fit"m�� rffcXlwavaon hand.   Pnllevs, Flanges, etc., made to order on short notice.   All  bJak^ without delay.' Estimates for all classe, of work furnished upon uppli-  cation.-.-Speoi��l*tfention given to mail ordets.   fecrap Iron bought by the carload. ,  office' and.worW"* - - B. C. TRAVIS, Manager, 1 ��� ��- ^Jn\ C-  Foot of Parte Street.-  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for taking Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  Air Gompffcssors    :     Rock Drills i  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Head Office and Works.  1   SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  liraucli Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  VANCOUVER, B.C.  AND  t  Sell Voir C ild For SI.  1 You surely won't, stop'at a dollar  bill to cure triat horrid sniffling cold?.  Go to any druggist -and get Catarrho-  zone and your cold will be a thing  of the past. There is almost wjtclury  in the swift way Catarrhozone kills  colds. But when you consider the  penetrating, healing and antiseptic  qualities m Catarrhozone perhaps its  not so' wonderful. Certainly there is  no remedy half so prompt for colds  and catarrh as Catarrhozone. Refuse  a substitute and insist on having only  Catarrhozone.  er*  A pencil mark here ,_  is a reminder that voursub-  scription to litis paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  piompt attention.  <1!i  tainly a most'wonderful liniment." For  sale by all druggists.  STRICTLY BUSINESS  Better be a poor man than a dead  one���better be a little advertiser than  none at all.  Fish cannot live in still water���  neither does progressiveness live with  the man who does not advertise.,  Men never -become prominent by  the things they,didn*t;do&-it's the "do-  ing that counts���advertising, for instance.     '   ^    ' "        '  One advertisement hasn't the power  to increase a'busiriess any more, than  one grain of corn has of fattening a  chicken.  The finest horn in the world is of  little consequence if it is' not blown.  Likewise the finest stock of goods is  of small use if not advertised.  Spokane Falls  &  Northern Ry.  the only all rail route between points  east, weBt and south to Rosslaiul. Kelson, Grand Forks and Republic.  ^ Buffet cars run between Spokane and  Nelson.  '      HFFKCTIVK MARCH 5. 190s  Leave.    '   ���-        '    <- Arrlvr  1000a.m Phoenix 5,30 p.m.  9 45 a. iu ....'. Spokane 6 ?o p. iu.  r 05a. m ���..Rowland.. 4 55 p.m.  ?ioe. m .....Nelson 6 35 p. ni  ���00 a. in .-. XUe/ui-lfarJf.f  ���ijap.tti.  Save Time ail the time  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, p-rop.  Evervthinff NewCARRIAGES AND other rigs  rrORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL f  'HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY  WOOD j  Delivered to any part of the city. f  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public \  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37. 1  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B, C. I  1 P. Burns & Co. =  HEAD 0FFICK FOH UOUKDAKY CRKKK, GlthENWOOO, II. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, li. C.  ���   .... Wholesale aid Mall Heat Ikrckaili  Markets at Nelson, ICaslo, Thiee Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denvei, Ymir, Salnio, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  i Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix. -  \  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  J All oiders receive prompt attention.  i-9-+-+-9-9-m-+-��^-+-*>-+-m-9--m-m-*>-*-^--9-+m-+-*h+-��i  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria;-  .... Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS,  St.1 Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Palace and Tbnriat Sleepers, Buffet  Library Care, ModenTday Coaches, Dining Cats, Meals a La Carte.  -   Best Meals on Wheels,  $100 Reward, $100.  Tbe readers of th!�� paper wlllba ple��i��a to  learn that there Is at least one dres-Url disease  that science he* been able to cure lu all its  stftKeii-and'that isCaUrrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure  is the only positive cure now known,to the  medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is toten intsrnally.  jicllngdlrectly upon the blood and mucous sur-  " Tsltlnr Desperate Chances.  It is true that many' contract colds  and recover from them without taking  any precaution or treatment, and a  knowledge 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 disease.  Can you afford to take such desperate  chances when Chamberlain's' Cough  Remedy, famous for its cures of colds,  can be had for a trifle? For sale by  all druggists.  Average Prices ot Copper.  *.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. take.  1904   1906     1004      1905  .12 410 15.06   12.663   15.130  ,12.063 15.010 12.245   15.138  .12.208    12.250  12922     13.120  12.758    13000^.  ,12.209 ...1. 12.399  12 600  12 468  2 Fast Trains Daily 2  HAST AND WHSV.  _ For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or address  any agent of the S. F. & N. Railway or  H. A. Jackson, H. Bbandt,  G.K.&P.A., C. V. &T. A.,  Spokane.        701 W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane. Wn.  M. M. Stephens, Local Agent,  ,    ,    Phoenix, B. C.  DRINK  ? Fhoefiix Beer  ��� Made from the BEST MALT anc   PUREST ���  1 SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for  cnial-  I- ' ity.    Ask for PHOENIX  BEER and  insist  T on having it  t    PHOENIX BREWERY,  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standard Ave., and Banner St. :-.* PHOENIX  B.C.  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ���..��� ,.   _  Cor. Fast & Knob Hill Ave.   rHOENIX, B. C.  V   KingEdwaj,dLodge,No.36  J�� A. F. and A.M.  /^���V     Rcgulareommuulcnllotifip. hi.    Scc  ���J Li py   oml Thursday oreach mouth.  fv y^A Kiiiergent mtretinfn* ascalled:Masouic  ���" \     Hall, McHule Hlock.  . liii.unK,  Secretary.  OHO. K.DKV,  W.JJ.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOKLOUOKNO. 4  Meets every Monday Kvcilll>|* at Hnrdy Hall.  Vlnltin-* brclheru cordially Invited.  A. S Willintusou. N.'!.  (I BO. R. MEAD, Kec.Sec'y,  Win. Delahuy, Per. Kin. Secy  Phoenix Ahri  NO. IM.  .Heelings oil Friday  ��t S3'>p.iu.,Mlner��'  Union Hall.    '  Visiting   brethren  cordially invited.  DAN DO'-K-VTKADKR. Prek.   M.H ROY, Secy  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  "  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Piokher Pun. Co.,   -   Phoenix, U.C  ���^OREGON  Sho^t line  amd union pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamsliip tickets to Europe and othei  fori'itfii countries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  KlTective Nov. �� 1903  Arrlvj:  Daily  ���)���������������������������������������������������������������������������  THE  ffOME OF  High-Class  COLLIES  We make a specialty of bleeding ihe  best working strains for sheeu-men  and sell at reasonable piices. Our  Collies give satisfaction toflockmnsters  everywhere.    Wiite us your wants.  Thos. S. Griffith,  P. 0. Box 1007." Spokane, Wus-li.  WANrr.I) -MEN AN') VVKMEN WITH  corn-no-]"-*.-! ml c-ducitif-n t!i.,t -ire tntd 01  worklii? fur s.n.tll wave, to <jna!i!y as siilut Ice  ad writers or rliow-cnrd vrlters lliroueh oui  InslniLl.pn by mail Prices low: term-i easy: nc'  booVs 10 bay. .Send for circular. Flatlnc viler*,  you saw tills nd and which position you want  lNTTRNATIONAI.    COKREBPONnENCi:    SCHOOL'S'  Scranton. Pa  I J. B. MACADLAY  CUT SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  *j*        PHOENIX, BG.  7.35 a.m. VAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Alei-c district, Kann-  nif-loii uarheld ( ollax Pullman,   ���Moscow,  ">Poiiieroy, '  Wnltsbuig,"Dayton, Wall a  Walla, Peud eton, Baker City  and all poiutu Kast .'. M 8.00  1:30 i>. 111. KXPKKSS-Por Farmliigtoii ���  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman  MoscovvJ^wistoii,Portland  Ran KranclacG, linker City  amlnll points KAST.  KXPRKSS ���Hrom all point*  Hast, Rakrr City, San Kran-  cmco, Poitlaiid, Colfax, Oar-  Held and Karmington 11.40a ui  ���Uxcept Sunday.  SHORT UNE.TO CAUFOKNIA.  ���San Ftancisco-Portluml Route.  SteamrrHsnlt from Ainuwoilh rtoc^, Portland  at 8 p. 111. and from Spear Street wharf, SaiiKran  Cisco at 10 a. in. every five daya.  Tickets on tale at all S. V ft N. Statloiia.  For fiirtlicr inforniatioti an to ratcx, time  trains, equipnidit, etc.. address  GKO, J. MOIir.KK.General Agent,  '   ' Biverside Ave.. Spokane. Wash  P&oeniz Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  KINK HOOTS AND SHOES  MAJOR  TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  A ND PROS  PECTORS'SHOESA SPECIAMV.  Show ,011    Dominion Avenue.  faces of tike "system, thoreby destroyYtig the  of the disease, and giving the ps-    "      fo  foundation _   .   _     __       ���    _  tient strength by bulldlnK up the comtltutlon  nnd axslattng nature In doing Its wort. The  proprietors have so much foith In Its curative  powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for  any case that It fails to cure. Send foe list of  Watt monials.  A-Jdress: V. J. CHBNKY & CO., Toledo, Ohio.  Sold by druggists, 75c.  Teke Uadl's Family Pills forcoaatlMtldn,  Wasted.  Men and women in this county and  adjoining territories, to represent and  advertise an old established house of  solid financial standing. Salary to  men $21 weekly, to women$r2to $18  weekly with expenses advanced each  Monday by check direct from-headquarters. Horse and buggy furnished  when necessary; position permanent  Address, Ble*v Bros. & po.f Dept. A,  Morion BIdg., Chicago, 111,  Month.  January.  February  March...  April   May   Jane   July 12.270  August 12.3-12  Septem ber.. 12.494    12.620  October ... .12 994    13.117  November  .14.283    14.466  Dei-ember. .14.660    14,850  And BooncfQPY Mining Journal  published in the heart of the greatest -and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada. '���  Year 12.820    12.996  Ore Lady's RecommeiitJallSaSol-J Fifty Bexsi  of CfaamberltlB's Stomscii and  Liver Teblci*.  I have, I believe, sold fifty boxes of  Chamberlain'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  tires of telling her friends and neighbors 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 Jadies everywhere.    [For |  sale by all druggists  -lu five years more than 2,500,000 Ions of ore have been mined and  smelted, here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  -only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles distant, but iu froift of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news ofthe mines and smelters ofthe Boundary.  d  The  Pioneer  is  worth  le to the  Sio per year���but it costs only  $2,  if the coin comes with the order.    Make all orders  B. WiLIXOX, MaiMiger.  -J*  ���* Phoesiix, British Columbia  W��*��"'l*�����iBE^^ THS PHOEimt MkfiSB.!  !   THE OBSERVATORY  Things Tter-KBD of at  HOUK AND KLSIiWHEkE  -���  I  ' ���*T*��-*.--.ff  a* ^-m*-** ���'������^ *&%******** ********* **msi^ *����^���� *��������������� ���t^^'-w^ ��*p  Do you believe in ghost shops? The  arrival in the Boundary this week of  several officials ofthe British Columbia  Copper Co. recalls the visit of Prof.  Itert Reese, of Chicago, just a month  a<.o, who was sent here to "expert" the  Mother Ix)de mine, owned by the company. Prof. Reese, being a clairvoyant, was the centre of an interested  group during the brief lime that he  was .slopping at tht Imperial hotel in  Greenwood. The result generally was  that a number of skept'cs regarding  clairvoyancy and mind reading who  Dii-ht have hailed from Missouri, were  sojii satisfied that he knew his business. 1 Ieie are some reported samples.  Rowland Machm, the Bennett fuse  man of Victoria,   happened   to  be  in  Greenwood at the same time as Prof.  Re-se, and like others, he did not object to leing "shown." So it was done,  'to his great satisfaction.    The professor then and  there offered  to wager  Mr. Machin* $��o that  he could tell  exactly how much  money he had in  his pocket, and Mr. Machin promptly  look him up.    'I'he professor said  he  hid just $6.35,  an(-* an examination  proved him to be correct.    Then the  professor asked  Manager  Pemberton,  of the Montreal & Boston  Consolidat  ed, to write something on four separate  slips of paper and  roll  them  up and  place them in his pocket,    When told  to take one out and look  at  it,   Prof.  Reese told  him   he  had   written  his  mother's name���and so it proved.  ���*���  A number of tests  by  W. T. Hunter, and  others   followed,  and  those  present who, mayhap, had looked as  -kance on the professor as a  finder  of  ore bodies in Boundary mines,  began  to think that perhaps after all the man  from Chicago,could be of service in  the direction indicated, even though it  is an axiom as old as the hills that one  man can see as far into the ground as  another and no farther, and  that the  metal is- where you find it.  And so it comes to pass that the  number of those in the Boundary who  believe in ghost shops may be somewhat increased. As a climax, however, it may be stated that Prof. Ree e  is credited with making the statement  that the peace between Russia and  japan will be declared on June 24th  next.  THE MEDIGATSENSATION OF THE AGE-THE DISCOVERY OF PE-RU-NA  BY DR. S. B. HiRTMAN.  Other Remedies Failed���Pe-ru-na Cured.  Mrs. ChaB. Steinecke, StougMon, Wis., writes:  "My oxporienco with Peruna has been roost pleasing. By carelessly leaving a heated ball room I got thoroughly chilled and caught a heavy cold  which settled on my lungs. I wore a protector, took many remedies for  cold without sui-cess.   With my other troubles I had catarrh of the head.   .'.  "Peruna was recommended to me and I bought a bottle aod soon begaa  to Improve. I kept on taking It and It cured me from all my troubles.  1 am pleased to testify to Its merits."  It is a notable commentary on the  lead producing industry of tnis province that, while Kootenay smelters can  hardly secure enough ore to keep the  lead stacks in blast, one mine, the St.  Eugene, finds that it can ship its product to European smelters and save  money over having the ore treated at  any of the domestic smelting works.  Mine owners assert that the local reduction works are charging too high a  figure for smelting, and give lengthy  explanations of the whys and wherefores thereof.; To which the management oftjie smelters reply to equal or  greater length. The fact remains,  however, as Labove'stated, and to one  not specially interested or biassed, it  appears as though lead smelters would  have to mnke better rates if they want  more business.  A London court has decided that  $ 1.80 is; enough for a woman's Easter  bonnet, but that judge would find his  work cut out for him to prove that  such an insignificant sum for woman's  headgear at any season would satisfy  the average female.:  ���_  ".  A young man , who had not been  married long remarked at the dinner  table the other day, "My dear, I wish  you could make bread such as mother  used to make." The bride smiled and  answered in a voice that did not tremble: "Well, dear, I wish you could  make the dough that father used to  make." The bread and dough question  hasn't coine up for family discussion  since. .  .'.������' ��������  "We were in the society of many  curates and old maids at an English  tea party," says a writer. "The conversation had turned on the question,  'Does the wearing of hals make men  bald?' One grave and unworldly old  curate opened and closed the discussion by saying: 'Not hats, dear  friends, but shirts. Now, you have  noticed that a man takes off his shirt  over his head, thereby dragging the  hair out by the roots, whereas a wo-  man'���here three teacups dropped."  The World's Greatest Medicine  Factory.  Tho rapid growth of the Peruna Medicine Company is as phenomenal in tho  business world as the universal popularity of their famous remedy, Peruna.  Tbe plant covers a number of acres,  and employes several hundred people.  No other medicine firm in the, world  reaches anything like the volume of  business done by Dr. Hartman's firm.  Although Peruna is a proprietary  medicine, tho dctnilsot its compounding  (ire no secret and nothing gives Dr.  Hartman greater pleasure than to show  the many friends of Peruna all tho os-  ��� ���-.*�� **'�����������������������������#���>���������<���>�� *�� .���  sential' processes. by which Peruna Is  made. ������  A Doctor's Prescription.  Tot yearB Dr. Hartman used Peruna  in his private practice as a regular  prescription. He had no thought of  manufacturing it or advertising it as a  proprietary medicine until there was a  demand made upon him by his many  friends, -who clamored for the original  prescription.  Forty Thousand Patients.  Dr. Hartman estimates that he must  have prescribed Peruna for over forty  thousand patients .before it was advertised as a proprietary medicine.  Miss Josle Schaetzel, R. R  Apple ton, Wis., writes:  "I contracted a severe cold which  settled on my lungs in very short  order and it was not long until it developed Into a serious case of catarrh.  Every morning I would raise a lot of  phlegm, which was very disagreeable.  My digestion was poor and my lungs  sore.   ,  "Altera tew doses of Periina, I began to mead, and felt that If I kept oa  taking It, It would oot be long until I  would be well."' I was right, tor la tour  weeks I was'well again.  "I think Peruna la a.grand medicine,  and wish to add my testimony to the  many others you have."-JosleSchaetzol.  Pe-ru-na Removes the Cause of  -    Catarrh.  Peruna hai.no bad effects upon the  system and gradually eliminates catarrh by removing the cause of catarrh.  There aire a multitude of homes where  Peruna has been used off and on for  twenty years.  , ;.r  Entirely   Cured   By   Several  Bottles of Pe-ru-na.,  Miss Ella M. Miller, ono of Washington's society girls, writes from 110  P 6treet, N. E., Washington, D. 0., as  follows:  , , "Withpleasure I recommend your  medicine for catarrh ot the head.  Having taken several bottles, I find  myself entirely cured. I cannot praise  Peruna too highly."-Ella M. Miller.  Given Up By Doctors���Cured By Pe-ru-na.  Miss Margret Fahey, 49 Adams street, Troy, N. Y., writes:  "We have used Peruna In our family for years and I am very pleased  to say that It cured me of catarrh ot the lungs when the doctors gave up  all hope of my recovery.  ' "I used Pernna for six months and at the end of that time my cough had  disappeared, my appetite was much better and I had gained ten pounds and  looked the picture of health.  "I am In perfect health, now, and feel that Peruna not only cures catarrh,  but builds up the .system, and is therefore a grand medicine."���Margret  Fahey.  '  Pe-ru-na's Popularity.  Peruna is not like so many other  remedies that pass away as soon as the  first few bottles are used. The longer  Peruna is used in any community, the  more popular It becomes,  '  Pe-ru-na Actually Cures.  The reason why Peruna has'become a  standard catarrh remedy the world over  is simply because it cures catarrh.     "  I This explains why Poruna has become so popular. It cures catarrh.  This is an amply sufficient reason why  it should become popular.  Catarrh 1b almost universal. Catarrh  is difficult to cure. The doctors' do not  care to treat cases of catarrh at all.  It therefore follows that when a remedy is devised that can bo used in the  home at a moderate cost, such a remedy  should Inevitably become popular. ;.'���'���  Pe-ru-na Contains No Narcotics.  .There are a great many catarrh cures  in the world. The most of them are  local applications, Few of them are to  bo used internally.  Unfortunately alarge number of these  catarrh remedies, especially tho ones  prescribed by tlie doctois, contain narcotics of some sort. Cocaine, opium,  whisky, and other narcotics are used.  These remedies give temporary relief.  The patient thinks he is bettor right  away.. In a few weeks, however, he discovers his mistake. Not only is his catarrh no better, but ho has acquired tho  habit of using some narcotic This  happens in a multitude of cases.  One reason why Peruna has  found permanent use In so many  homes Is that It contains no narcotic of any kind.  Peruna Is perfectly harmless. It  can be used any length of time  without   acquiring a drug habit  ��>���������������*>��������>-������ ���*��>����������������������������> ��������������������������  Phoenix-        ^J ��   ���  Greenwood  Leave Phoenix    -     9.00 a. m. V  Leave Greenwood     V30 p* in. J  Do You Want ta^  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  . .Then' buy the. . ."  OlilVBR  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in the shortest  time with the greatest ease of operation.  Write for Catalogue.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agentn, Phoenix, 8. C.  Farmers, Iloctisnloi, Sportsman!  To heat and soften the skin and remove grease  ?i�� l.Yj.nu!t "talus, paint aud and earth, etc., use  ���?��������* ��-MlM Mecfiarile's" Tar Soap. Albert  routs Boat, co, Mt'ta  NOTICE.  Summit. Mavllnwer, Hopewell, Kalsnm Fractional, Cabot Fractional and. .Mnyllowor fractional Mineral claim*!, situate in ihe Greenwood Mlniiie Division of Vale District.  Where located���in Summit cam))  Take Notice that I, Istim* II. Hallett, as agent  for Dour-aid Mclnnis, Free Miner's Certificate  No B74S91; Gcorgo W. KnmberRer, Free  Miner's Ccrtillcato No. HSOW.I; and Thomas  Roderick. Free .Miner's Ci-rtifloato No. 1)80-101,  intend, sixty davstrom the dale here"! to ap-  ply to the Minlni! Kccorder for certificates ol  Improvoiiients, Ior the purpose of obtaining  Crown (limits for I lie above claims.  And further take notice that action,, under  section 3'. inual be cuiiimeiiced Ixfore the issuance ol such Ceitlficntcsof Improveuients.  Dated this 29th dayol' September, A. D. 1904.  I. II.IIALI.F.TT.  -0���  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  I'ilol inliieralclalm, situate In tliedrceiiwood  HiiiiliiR division of Vale disti let.  Where located���!!* Providence camp.  Take notice that I, Isaac II. Hallett, ns acciil  for Thomas Koderick, Free Miners Certificate  No H80401, and Jamrs Marshall, ,1'ree .Miner'*.  Certificate No. 1180429. intend, sixt^- days from  the mile hereof, lo apply to the Minnie. Recorder  for ti Certificate or Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown ('.rant of the above  claim.  And further lake notice that action, under  section 37, m 11st he commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this J5U1 day of January, A. D. 1905-  I. If. HALI.KTT.  Hospital Donations  Udl of Doimtions received  since Jan.  1st, 1005, to tlie Phoenix General Hospital:  c.���i, <10  ��� k- ito1 ldl  ��$!����   J. II. Macaulay  ��",nff A. F.ncrrv  Itont Case A. K. If. Clark  Be4r.n.eu;rdoi::::....:: ����-ph��i ��<�����**��  gjrSfiS ' :vz::::::jas1JMcb'eaih  Cash $25r.'."V.'.'.'.'.'.'.''.'.'.'.'.'.'.--'c��'iadiaii Hand Drill Co.  Best Cough Medicine for Children.  When you buy a cotir-h medicine !or  small children you want one in which  you can palce 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 lake. Chamberlain's Counh Remedy meets all these  conditions. There is nothing so good  for the coughs and colds incident to  childhood. It is also a certain preventative and euro 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.;  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.    The most perftcty appointed Hea'-th  and Pleasure Resort iu the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���-including: Turkish till  Itussiau. Open the year rouud. The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  l'or Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous aud Mat-  ciilarTroublcs.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For HiiminatiiiK all MetallUPolsaiis from the'  System  The Ktaudeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,w��terl��U��,  boating, yachliiiK, fishing, shooting, eicuisl' n��  Iciinl". IU winter climate is unsurpassed for  ntil''n~->**  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1802���Incorporated 1803.  NKW WESTMINSTEK. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has ft preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does hi-jh echool work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares (or teach-  em'examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomat). Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and iM.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Uev. W. J. Sippcrell, B.A., B.I) , Principal ;orKev. J. P. Bowcll. Buraar.  f> Gait Coal      I Hay f Grain,  delivered to any part of  the city.  O'Afs, Wheat, Feed.etc.  Large stock.  Good D*y Wood.        *��     ���)  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  ��)  The Most  Delightful Way To Cross The  Continent  Through Salt Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Dayl^h. Ride Through Nature's Art Gallery  Passing Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.  3 fqst Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  For Detailed Information, address  W. C.MeBRIDE, General Agent, 12-1 Third Street, PORTLAND, OREGON.  Knob Hill Ave.,  Old Ironsides  Addition  Phoenix, B. C.  Latest M!nlag   Stock Quotations,  AinerlcmiBoy    Hen Ilnr   Dlnck Tnil    II. C. Copper   Cnnadinn Gold yields....  Cariboo, Camp McK (eX'  Center Star   Crf>w'n Nest Pass Coal...  Denoro Mines   Knirvien'   Kislici' Maiden   I'iant    (J rnnliy Consolidated......  International Coal   Juno   j Mornin-jlilory    I Mountain r.ion   I Montreal & Ilofton   Noi Mi Star, (U.K.)   I'uvni:   (Jii'ilp ���  kaniWcr-Carlboo     San roil   Sullivan   St. Kukciio   Tom Tliumli   War Hagle Consolidated.  Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White lleur _....  $  ���dlv.)...  3  ..f7 50  4K  J640  1  3  3  2  , $6 oo  ���      3��  8  jo  a  ��X  u  17  ��K  9  50  ig  I  $5 5*  ��5  4  i��  s  s  M  'X  7  45  1  IP  The new edition of the COPPER HANDBOOK lists and describes 3,311 copper mines and copper niinini; companies, in all parts of the world, covering the  idobo, theee descriptions, ranging from two lines to 12 pages in length, according to  importance of the niines. The descriptions are not padded, but give facts in the  most condensed and get-at-able form.  There are also fifteen tniscella'neous chapters, devoted to the History, Uses,  Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  and Statistics of Copper, rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia ofthe subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It Is the World'* Standard Reference Book on Copper  Every Miner, Prospector. Investor, Banker, and Broker needs the book. Price  is |5 in Buckram binding with gilt top, or $7.50 in full library morrocco, and the  book, in either binding, will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any address in  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a week of re. |  ceipt and the charge cancelled.   Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 3B Post Office Block, Houghton, Mich., U. S. A.  A SATISFACTORY RECORD  Extract from Montreal Gazette, 24th February, 1905.  "The Eastern Townships Bank has issued a little pamphlet containing the  report of the forty-sixth annual meeting of the bank, and also a comparative  statement of the business of the institution for the last forty-five years. The  growth of the bank in the last fifteen years has been most marked. While the  capital was increased by a million during this period, the reserve fund has  grown from $550,000 to $1,500,000- deposits have increased from $2,233,790  to $9,821,026, or almost 300 per cent.; the circulation from $782,204 to  $2,237,835, another increase of almost 300 per cent.; loans have almost  doubled, going from $6,022,018 to $11,423,021, while assets immediately  available, A MATTER OF MUCH IMPORTANCE TO THE BANK'S  CUSTOMERS, have grown from $602,098, in 1890, to $4,688,504, an increase of 675 per cent, in the fifteen year period. The branches of the bank  thoroughly cover the Eastern ToAinships, and, in addition, it has three in  Montreal, one in Winnipeg and two in the Boundary district of British Columbia,"  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  ytar   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year ....  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  TTOQ'P   /Including Handsome Portrait1-!  y OCtl    ^of King Edward. 17521 inches./   13.75  2.50  2.50  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    2.75  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  ���> its.  1 fir   ��  1 5*3S-r'i  A    gig*  4'fi  ,'; 111  r. T|l  1   4lt  W  ��> w  *��� m  h m  r,f *"i5  *:-Tq���  ti' 'I  I AS}'  i 1*4'  >; ^n  i **r;  ^ vt  --< ,��tt  4< til  U Milt  . 'it*1-  , ��� r  <(i i  I  IK  'fefei  r  is  ��� *<i  m  lm  C4  *  .V*.i  -^��!:-;^'i **3SH  B"  '-iwM  s&  *ml  ffij" o        ^  SS    -i j  Mil  Hi'*     r-        ���*  Hs1'*     *���  Iff!  l?:- ���' '  Si  1,   J>S.  VRisfiil  Wr   * 1  TTOHSlffil  \t  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Blood Putiiicts  A great many of the so called blood purifiers  now on the market are nothing more than  drastic purgatives, which do a great deal  more harm than good.   For a  SPRING MEDICINE  we recommend Churchill's Sarsaparilla a thoroughly and medicinally correct preparation.  Ralph Smailes, of Greenwood, took I Fou��d.  the Great Northern here yesterday for     Found between postoffice and Great  Northern depot, a watch.   Owner can  secure it by proving same and  paying  Vancouver.  Miss Jennie Dawson, of the local  PHONE  44-  Thomas Drug Qst., Ltd.  telephone  office,   went   to Republic  Wednesday on a week's visit.  Preparations for the Managers' Concert in the Presbyterian church on the  3rd of May are well under way.  Last Sunday the Phoenix juniors  went to Gr^nwood to play football.  They did it,'but neither side secured a  goal.  Next Friday the good Templars will  elect new officers, and the following  Friday will begin holding meetings in  Hardy hall.  Manager H. T. Pemberton, of the  Montreal & Boston Consolidated, was  in town Wednesday on his way to Spokane.  for this notice.  Pio.vlek Pun. Co.  [  CKurcK Services  Tomorrow.  le��Jinf Hotel of Bovcidirf't LeidfAf  Minim C��*p  Hotel Balmoral  Comer Knob Bill Ave., and Firat St.,  PHOENIX, B. C'  J. A  McMASTER  Proprietor.  W. A. Akhurst, of Nelson, representing the Fairbanks Scale Co. and the  Aliis-Chalmers-Bullock Ltd., was a  was a visitor here this week.  F. M. Elkins, ��� Boundary agent for  the New York Life, after spending  sev-ral days in Phoenix, started this  week for San Francisco, to attend a  meeting of agents who have written  over $100,000 insurance in that company. He went by way of the Simil  kameen.  In and Around Phoenix  j^ BRIEF TOPICS OF LOCAL  AND GENERAL  INTEREST TO PHOENICIANS. �����*  J  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  , * The old reliable, Boyle, the druggist.  J. L. Martin will buy International  ,  Coal shares.  1       ( '  r Quality first, price next; Boyle, the  druggist. (  ,    Dr. Simmons,   dentist,   Balmoral  hotel May 9 to 12.  .��   . f '  ���  Prescriptions our specialty, Boyle,  the druggist.  ' W.S.Macy took a trip to Walla Walla,  'Wash., early this week.  .i. Mayor Rumberger returned Sunday  from a brief trip to Spokane. '  > \- -'Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office,. Bank blocl-, from May .roth  to 14th.  ,   Wanted at the Pioneer office,  clean  ���^cotton rags.   Bring them  along 'and  get your money.  P. J. <Dermody,* foreman at ~the  Providence mine, went to'Vancouver  last Sunday.  Bovle is the druggist.  <   Any of the local mining shares for  sale.    E. H. Mortimer. '    "  Alderman Tom Roderick is looking  after some of his mining interests in  the Similkameen.  Descriptions and prices of Mason  & Risch pianos can be had from  Mortimer, the "agent.  Thursday the public school closed  for the Easter holidays, and will reopen next Tuesday.  Have you a shipment that wants  clearing through the customs? If so,  get Mortimer.the broker,to attend to it.  Miss Struve has received another  consignment of hats, and invites the  ladies of Phoenix to call and inspect  the same.  , The Catholic Ladies' Aid, who will  give a ball'on Easter Monday, have  secured, the Reynolds orchestra to furnish the music for that occasion.  The, Hunter-Kendrick vCo.  RtMlglloaafSya-Mlhjr  Phoenix, B C, April io, 1905.  Whereas,   Our  esteemed   brother,  Norman McRitchie, has been by accidental   death   removed   from    our  midst;  Resolved, that we the members of  Phoenix Miners' Union  No. 8, W. F.  M.,  extend our sympathy to his relations in their season of affliction, and  that a copy of this resolution be published in the Miner's Magazine and  local paper,'and that the charter be  draped in mourning for thirty days.  Webster Rogers,  A. F. Berry,  D. L. McIntominey.  < Committee.  St Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W.  MacCoIl, B. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p. m. at the new church, the  pastor preaching at both services, Sunday School at 2.30 p. m. A hearty in  vitation is extended to all. D. M.  Perley, B. A., pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Ho'.y Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O-M I., Pastor.  RANCH FOR SALE.  A Bargain For Cash.  160 acres of land ij�� miles from Danville,  Wash., 35 acres in g-rain, 14 li<-ad of cattle, 3  horses, and 100 chickens. wagon, sleigh*, and  other farm implements, with good houses and  barns. Will be sold cheap for cat.li Apply to  n-A\ PIONRKK PUB. Co ,  Phoenix, H. C  Phoenix  Tabids  is con-  1 , .,   :   '"wi-imuuiiui vv>o.  is con-  -   Aiiy one desiring a ranch at a reason-1 Sldenng the'improvement of its Old  able price should read the ad in an-J Ironsides avenue property in the shape  * .Enter Services.- ���  Services tomorrow in the Presbyterian church will be of an Easter character, the pastor, Rev. MacColl, preaching both morning and evening. The  evening service will be largely musical,  thefollowing being, the order of the  service: *l      ���     -  1. Doxology, Psalm 88.  2. Invocation.  3. Hymn No. 59. '  4- Old Testament reading.  5. Anthem, "Consider the Lilies."  _   6. New Testament reading.  7. Prayer.  : ���8.-Male Quartette:   "Nearer,  My  God, to Thee."  9. Sermon:   "From     Cross    to  ,* j      Crown."        " 1   '  -  10. Offertory/  11. Anthem: "The True Easter."  12. Hymn No. 61.  Benediction. J   ,  Suits  $30 for 30 Days  To nuke a drive on  Sprite-summer siilMgs  I will make suits to order for the next 30  days with a choice of  Imported English, Irish  and Scotch Goods::  Special attention is called to ou  new line of Phoenix Tablets,  in note and'letter size, with several views of the Phoenix niines.  We also have an immense variety of Souvenir Postal Cards,  with Phoenix and other views.  You will find it well worth  while to examine our extensive  stock in the several lines.  Granby Exchange  We have on hand a large stock of each of 4 kinds of IRON mrr��  -Bi.i)bandj.,t  Headquarters  in tlie-Boundary country for all kinds ol Bedding as well a  Complete Housefurnishings.  A grand discount sale now going on  George Evans  Painter and  House Decorator.  PHOENIX, 1). c.  Sign Writing on short notice.       :       Estimates promptly fumish^,  Stationers,  Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  KNOB HILL AVE..  i ������ -  a-**-*****  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  lead.ing mines lought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about   Phoenix  and the  Boundary'country given on application.  ,   other column  = Deeds, Mortgages and Bills of Sale  made out and recorded. Ed. H.  Mortimer, Notary Public  Six heavy Great' Northern locomotives were noticed in the Phoenix yards  several times this week.  ; DyW. Cummings, purchasing agent  for the Montreal & Boston Consolidated, was in the city Sunday.        '     (-  James Rutherford left Tuesday for  'Davidson, Assa., where he will put in  the summer on his ranch.       *  - Alderman Chas. Cusson, of Grand  Forks, has resigned on account of removal from that'city to Winnipeg.  - J. P. Graves, manager of the Granby  Co., went east last Tuesday from Spo-  ' kane, accompanied by Mrs. Graves.  .Wedding invitations and announcements promptly executed in the latest  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Wm.   M.   Law,   the well   known I  of a large apartment" house,   perhaps  60x80, two stories.  Found, pair of spectacles, between  Dr." Boucher's'residence and the hospital. Owner can secure same by  identifying at the Pioneer Office and  paying for this notice.  - Officer Docksteader went over to  Nelson Saturday, to allow one Hobbie  to board at the King's expense for a  couple of months, having been sentenced for theft at the Summit hotel.  'John R. Brown, M. JP. P., of Greenwood, came in pver the Great Northern  on Thursday from Spokane with Mrs.  Brown, who has been spending some  time in the Eastern Washington metropolis.  Dr. E. R. Northrop, of Grand Forks,  physician for the Granby smelter and  the C. P. R., has disposed of his practice in Grand Forks, and will remove  to Spokane. He has been located in  the Boundary for over six years.  Wm.  Spier,  manager of the Eas-  , Netlce to Odd Feilews.  The members of Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46,1.O.O.F. and visiting brothers  are requested to attend church parade,  at Methodist church,. April 30, 1905.  To assemble at Hardy McKenzie hall  at 7.00 p. m. sharp.  A. S. Williamson, N. G.  First-class fit and  ., finish guaranteed.  All New Gaels  t  Large   range of, the Latest Styles in  HATS and CAPS Just received,  from 50c to $5  each.   Call  and examine.  R. HORRELL,  "Bob" the Tailor.  Knob Hill Ave.   :   Phoenix, B. C.  mmNwmmmmm  Easter Holiday  Excursion Rates  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  *wm  ** Phoenix, B. C.  ����S����GXJ��^^  Third  Fare and One  Return.  To and from all stations in  Canada  west of Port Arthur.  U The BEST. Cheapest  I and most satisfactory  0    Clothing in Phoer.ix.  -Your Wbra-oiif Slot-web.  What it needs is the strengthening  influence of Dr. Hamilton's Pills���they  work marvels where the stomach and  digestion are poor. In one day the  appetite -increases and the whole  system is rapidly strengthened. No  stomach specialists could write a better  prescription than Dr. I-'amilton's Pills  of Mandrake and Butternut.. - At all  dealers in a yellow box, price 25c, or  five boxes' for one dollar.  Selling Dates  April 19, 20,21, 22.   Good to  return till April 25.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don' helieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes. Ties.etc,  - just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.1  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. ^iW^Wo'iSfeix.  ', For rates, folders, and tickets apply  to local agents or to  A. W. Haley,  Agent,  Phoenix, B. C  J. S. Carter, D. I  Nelson. B.C. *  E.J.Coyle,.  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver. B.C  A.  3I Just   received   direct   from- '  ����� Scotland a large shipment of  i    "Peter Dawson's Scotch'  Greenwood   mining   man,  took the I*,     n-   '���*.*' ^~X��~'~" '" *-""  Great Northern to Vancouver Esun* !lr".^)!ns!?:ps,.Bank at G?_nd F��rks,  day  For Rent���Marsh Block, on Lot 12,  Block 16, Old Ironsides addition.  Apply to Richard Marsh. Rossland,  B. C.  C. E. Legg, after a ten days'  was in the city Tuesday. He is as en  thusiastic over the excellent school  facilities of that city as ever, taking  great interest in the matter, and being  one of the trustees.  Monday, April 24, is the date seiec  ted by the Catholic Ladies'Aid for the  s^mmstuaQ0^m^m/jk  i      �� - Phoenix Branch  \\  .j* v. ,1      y i,L        01 the <    ,*.  Greenwood Steam Laundry  DAN DOCKSTEADER, Mgr.  Having ogened-a branch, of the above laundry we solicit a share  of the public patronage. First class work at living prices guaranteed.  Goods called for and delivered.    Specialty of short notice work.    -  ;  ' Only Union Help Employed.  t   OHI^a-JlolntajBUck'.Hote.     '- .       ".      Damlnloa AveBuc.  GREENWOOD JIQUQR CO.  Boundary .Agents for "PARST rRLKBRATED -3EER."  Wholesale Dealer in Wines, Uquora and Cigars  Telephone orders receive prompt attention,   '  Igfillft- and keep  up    with  the time.  The onlv  reliable watch to curry.  Watch repairing n tjneciultv.  GEO. t DEY,  The Jeweler. :  Knob Hill Ave.  Grbknwood, B. C.        \*       JAMES McCREATH, prop.  Grand Hotel  Corner Howard and Main Sts.  SPOKANE.  THE  Phoenix People  and British  * Culnmbians  generally will find a home in S'pokane a��  the Uraii'l Hotel. Recently remodelled  imd refiirnit-lied. > Under the nmmi.'-e-  niciitof K. E. 1'hair, late of Hotel PJiair,  Nelson. B.C.  Ail Rritifh Columbia piipciu 011 file.  Euiopeun plan.    Rafen 50 cents lo 1(2.00,  per (lnv.   Fiee l��ns meets nil trains.  STRATH60NA  NELSON, B.C.  B TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leddin? ilofel of fhe Koofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men,  Good Sample Rooms.  .��  WATCHMAKER  AND  y. a. i*gg, aner a ten days' va- ,cu ui u-e "-ainonc uidies' Aid for the  cation, is once more punching tickets Ea.ster Monday ball, to be given at  on the Great Northern nasseneer tn Miners'   Union hall, and for whiVK  on the Great Northern passen  Phoenix.  G. VV. Fripp, manager of the British American Trust Co. at Grand  Forks, was a visitor here Tuesday and  Wednesday.  Phoenix Socialist League meetsTues-  teys, 7:30 P- m., Miners' hall.   Readings from Socialist authors given,  cussion invited.  P. Burns & Co., as usual, secured  the meat contract for the Great Northern contractors on the new'construction west of here.  ���on hall, and for which  tickets are now on sale. The ladies are  working hard to make this an even  greater success than the last one, and  that would be saying not a little.'  The smoker given by the local lodge  of Eagles recently was so successful  that the members have decided to  give a ladies night in the near future.  Dis- Mr. James s.iys that a large orchestra  will be provided for the dancing, and  that a good programme will be arranged. If it is as successful an event  as the last, it will be thoroughly en  joyed.  Tomorrow  all those   interested in  TEWELER.  Repairing of all kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  Fine line of seasonable jewelry always on hand,  FIRST ST.. . . .     '* ' PHOENIX, B. C.  This week the work of raising thei     .     ,     ,     ,     _.-.....  First street bridge was started,  the\S<:?DS that ���"seball gtotinds are pro-  heavy  timbers having  been on the f" Phnm"'" ��� '"���:"*J !"  ground for some time  Many Greenwood merchants now  clear importations at the Phoenix custom house, bringing no small amount  of business to this city.  Duncan McRae, of the Hunter-  vKendrick store, went over Halcyon  Hot Springs Thursday, to take the  baths for rheumatism.  This   w<-ek carpenters   have  been  ��usy partitioning a bonded warehouse  , in the Great Northern station for the  Juse of the custom house.  , ,    Frederick Keffer, manager of the  B-vC Copper Co..   went  io Spokane  Sunday to- meet officials ofthe com-     ��� ,  ... ��� ,  'psny, en route to the Boundary from land his bride every possible happi-  , jtfew Yortt, returning the next day.       nes->-  yided for Phoenix are invited to assist  in clearing tbe new grounds, which are  directly south of the Great Northern  station. The Montreal & Boston has  kindly consented to the use of the  land for this purpose, and it is the intention to put it in good shape. Refreshments will be served.  Leonard Vaughan, well known in  Phoenix, and who owns one of the  best ranches in the Kettle river valley,  was married on March 29th last to  Miss Jeanette Fraser Munro, at Gravel  Hill, Ontario. The couple are now  on a wedding trip, which will include  Boston and other New England cities,  after which they will settle down at  the ranch neai Grand Forks. Mr.  Vau^han's many friends here wish him  *4*  .����  ^  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 Mines. ���Stock, the best;  quality, the highest grade.  ADDRESS,  ^^M^^^Um0^^^^^^^^.m^M  PIONEER BLOCK,  ���PHONE NO. 14.  PHOENIX, B. O.  >nng and ^iimuier  LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS���They embrace a large assortment of styles,   the latest  and colorings.    New shaped sleeves, neatly trimmed.  LADIES' WRAPPERS���A line we are sure will please you, in light and dark colors.  MEN'S ^rihff. reCei,Vr ��Uvn-eW Hr ��f Hats for SPrinS a"d Summer.   New shapes in  Black, Brown and Grey I-eIt.    Also a nice range of Fedoras, Grarcos and Stiff Hats.  MEN'S SHIRTS-This is one of the finest and nicest lines we have ever carried, as to styles,  patterns, and completeness, detached cuffs to match.  MEN'S SHOES���See our new line of dress shoes in'black and tin.  BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S CLOTHING-A handsome line  sorted patterns, hgh' and, medium mixtures, well made.  See our New Line of Laces,  S��r������(*)��t5X  ^��(3��������(m?X'  THE  ������������tt  llSl^i^IlgBSl  -ws����������?)����?**  DOMINION AVENUE.

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