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 Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in 1902; ��� & j-j\  f *M  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.,  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA   SATURDAY, ARRII. z5> 1963.  No  24.  MEN'S FOOT WEAR  �����      Our styles are the smartest of tlie day, and are recognized as such by a multitude of friends.  The genuine SI.ATHK SHOES���  $4.00,  #4.50,  $5.00���in Tans and lilack.c.  Call and see our new lines oi Heavy Working Shoes,  both high and low cut, starting at #3.00 a pair and upwards.  m ������  MEN'S SPRING HATS  Larger assortment and better than ever. Every fashionable shape and color in Men's Hats is represented iu  our Spring stock, made by the world's best manufacturers.  We are out to secure the Hat trade, and will if quality and  price mean anything.  ���     W      ���������'���.:'  SEASONABLE CLOTHING  ... We are handling the Union .Made''Clothing for men.  This is an excellent brand, and we know will please the  most fastidious. Come in and inspect aud you'll surely  want these goods.  :;:::f:.'"  SPRING SHIRTS  We also have a large assortment qf Spring Shirts in.  Starched and Soft Bosoms aud Negligee.    .,',������'  'yy^;\:xr::':yx.y:w:--'...  Don't fqrget the various other lines in our Men's De?  partment,   such   as   Ties,   Socks,;   Braces,    Underwear  'GloVeSji.CapS,.EtC'--'-:"*.;*   i^v-r; . r%t-,;r..-.-.-���-��� ���. ,::y.-..x. ...    d rick Co.i  THOKWX  GRKBNWOOD  GRAND FORKS  PAINTS.  j&  Just received, a large assortment of Ready Mixed  Paints, in 1 and 2 pound tins,  quarts, half gallons and gallons.  Sherwin-Williams' Varnishes in halt? pints and pints.  ..' Varnish stains in half pints,  pints and quarts. Colors:  Mahogany, Rosewood, Walnut, Oak and Cherry.  Kalsomine and Wall Colors  in White, Pink, Lt. Blue, Terra  Cotta and Gold.  iLlso, Boiled Qil, Turpentine,  Japans, Hard Oils and Dry  ColdrSt Give us a call and  get our priceSt  Try  a   sample  can of Enamel1 bid  and  Aluminum Paint���they do fine work  ABOUT OUR  NEW RAILWAY  Construction Probably to Begin  in May.  SOMIi SURVEYING YET TO BE DONE  DOMINION OFFICIALS DO NOT CARE.  i'hoenix lb Likely to Re Hie Only Boundary  Camp Tappjd by the Great Northern This  Vear���Others Later.  POST-OFFICE STORE.  Aii impression has gained currency  during the last week that possibly the  (ireat Northern railway people would  not build its V., V. �� K. branch into  I'hpenix , this year. This seems to  have started from tlie ract that parties  of surveyors have recently been taken  off their work near Midway. By careful inmiiry, as nearly as the Pioneer  can find out, there is no foundation  f *r the tumors���al least, as far as the  Phoenix branch is concerned.  We are not in the inner councils of  the Great Noithern or the V., V. &E.  people, but we have every reason to  believe that the road will be built this  year, as Mr. Hill stated. The largei  part of the right of way from Grand  Forks to I'hoenix ��� some 24 miles ���-  has been secured, and much of it paid  fur and the deeds delivered, including  the Granby smelter spur. We do hot  think the railway people are secuiing  this land for any other purpose than to  build, and that at the earliest moment  that all the plans are completed,' the  entire line will be placed under construction.  James I. Hill, president, ofthe Great  Northern, gives the final word to proceed. He has only just returned from  a trip to Europe, and the definite plans  of location are probably now being sub  mined to him for approval.  What Mr. Des Brlwy Thinks. j  Chas. A. Des Brisay, light of way  agent for the Great Northern, arrived  in I'hoenix from Spokane by Thursday's train. As is well known, railway  men as a rule are averse to talking for  publication, and Mr. Des Brisay is no  exception. Nevertheless, he is going  steadily about his business of closing  up negotiations, getting options, securing deeds and delivering ' checks for  more pieces of right of way. Twenty  or thirty lots that the railway must  cross in Summit City have been bought  and paid for, aud a number of deals in  the citv of Phoenix have likewise been  closed.  .Mr. Des Brisay stated that there is  practically no difficulty as far as the  right of way is concerned, although a  few minor matters had still to be closed up.        .  '  On Providence creek some more  suiveying has yet to be done, on the  noith slopes, where there is still considerable snow. A few more lines are  also to be run in Phoenix, Pat Welch,  the contractor, who will have charge  of construction,.has some stock in this  section, and although he also has work  on the Kalispell cutoff, has left hi*-  stock heie to be ready for use as soon  as orders come to proceed on llu-  Phoenix branch. 'I'he month ol May.  with the snow gone, surveys completed,  and right of way secured, should set  the first dirt thrown on the new line u>  Phoenix.  Phoenix May Be Entrepot.  As is now well known, the Great  Noithern railway for some little lime  past has been concentrating all its energies in getting work started on tlu  Kalispell cut-off, in Montana, but then  is no doubt that the officials appreciate  the importance of getting the Phoenix  branch constructed at the earliest date,  as this is about the only camp in tht  Boundary at present where they can  get tonnage to warrant the spending 01  perhaps three-quarters of a million dollars on a shoit feeding line.  Assuming that the line will not bt  built to Midway and Greenwood this  yer.r, from Curlew, as we are informed  many of the residents of these places  now believe, the importance of its  building to Phoenix can be better appreciated. In that case doubtless all  passengers and mail from the American  side, and from Canada east of Winnipeg, bound for Greenwood and points  west of there, will travel by way ol  Phoenix, making this city practically  the entrepot to the important mining  camps of the entire Boundary district,  and giving us the outside mail 24  hours sooner than at present.  Will not Increase Duty on Lead- Many Protests Being Made.  Finance   Minister   Fielding's statements at Ottawa a few days ago regard  ing  the lead  industiy  in  his buget  speech was as follows:  "Another industry on whose behalf  urgent representations have been made  to us is the lead industry of British  Columbia. We find, however, that the  duties which the people interested in  that industry desired to see imposed  would necessitate; a readjustment of  other duties, involving considerable increases, which we me not prepared to  entertain. Therefore, so far as tariff  charges are concerned, we find ourselves unable to agree to the proposals.  Nevertheless, we appreciate the inipor  tance of the lead industry and realize  the desirability of encouraging it, and  we are willing to consider whether the  situation may be met by some readjust*  ' ment ofthe law respecting bounties on  lead. Further than this we are unable to go at presenj,."  The receipt of tlie above nltimation  as the result of the lead delegates' effort to secure an increased duty on  lead, quickened Mayor Rose of Nelson  10 send telegrams to all the important  cities and towns in 'British Columbia  last Tuesday, and requesting that protests be wired to Mr. Fielding and to  our member at Ottawa, W; A. Galliher.  Mayor Rumberger received . one of  the telegrams, and:on behalf of the  Hoard of Trade, after consultation with  a number of the merribers, telegraphed  an endorsement of the position of si!-*  ver-lead delegates to the two gentle  men above referred to.  STARTING ON  NEW FURNACES  'Boundary Mining Notes.  First Car Load Arrives at the  Granby Smelter.  WHEN COMPLETED, BATTERY OF SIX  No Delay This Tim*; In aeltli-*- the Machinery,  and Little Time Will Be Lost in Erection  ���Second Big Motor Also at Hand.  doings at victoria.  Some of tbe Pecenl MeasaVes Considered at  tbe Legisiat-ire.  Tuesday the house voted unanimously for the bill verifying the cancellation  of the land grant of blocks 4,59,?" and  4.594 to the Columbia and Western  railway (G. P. R.) 'This i�� the matter  that has created so much controversy,  the land in question being valuable  coal and oil tracts in East Kootenay  on which hundreds of attempted locations have been made.,  A new railway, championed by R.  I.. Patterson, to be known as the British Columbia Northern & Mackenzie  Valley railway, is seeking incorporation  and government aid for building a net  work of 2,300 miles of railroad, largely  in the northern part of the province.  They have three proposals, as follows:  (1) 12,000 acres per mile; (2) Half  land and half cash, $5,000 and 5,000  acres per mile; (3) $3,000 and 7,000  acies per mile. Chicago capital is behind the plan.  Joseph Martin has been operated  upon at the hospital, and will not be  able to attend further sessions of this  legislature.    He will-have to lose a leg.  When the Granby Co. decided to install Nos. 3 and 4 furnaces at the smelter, something like a yeai arid a half  ego, and placed the order, it was not  thought there would be much delay in  getting it filled. But the great steel  strike in the east came on, and it was  months before the machinery was shipped and delivered. A short time ago  the order was placed for furnacesNos.  5 and 6, and already the first carload  of the machinery has arrived at Grand  Forks, and others are expected without  delay. 'I'he manufacturers are the  Allis-Chalmers Co., of Chicigo, who  made the other four blast furnaces for  this smelter. Supt. Hodges, of the  smelter, is arranging to have the work  of erec'ion started at once, and no  lime will be lost in placing the new  machinery in commission.  When all six furnaces are in operation at the Granby smelter these reduction works will have a daily capacity of  2,300 tons ol ore, all of which will be  furnished by tha company's mines here  in Phoenix camp. Now that the 6u-  drill air compressor is installed, there  will soon be no trouble about all the  power needed at the mines for getting  011I ore, even up to the rema'rkable tonnage of 5,00 tons per day,  Second Large Motor Arrives.  This week the second large electric  motor, for use in' driving the new air  compressor, arrived at Phoenix. This  shipment consists of three carloads.of  machinery. This motor is a duplicate  of the one that reached here two weeks  ago, and was manufactured by the  Westinghouse Electric and Manufac-  tuiing.Co., of Pittsburg, Pa. The  huge machines each have a capacity of  700 horse power, and stand 14 feet  high from the floor of the compressor  room when in running order. Electrician Lane was to have been here  early this week to take charge of the  erection, but was delayed by the work  on the new transformers being installed  at the smelter.  Thursday work, was resumed at the  Emma mine, and shipments are now  being made to the Trail smelter.  A tiifle short of 300 miners are now  employed at the Gianby rn|nes, the  force being gradually increased.    .  Duiing the month of March, the  coal strike month, the Mother Lode  mine 'shipped only 720 tons of ore.  Edwards and Morrison have driven  their tunnel on' the Blue Jay 185 feet,  and anticipate striking the ledge shortly.  The sampler at the Mother Lode  smelter was started this week, indicating tha1 the furnaces will be blown in  in a few days.  At the Sunset smelter the bricking  in of the new boilers {has been practically completed, and another week  should see two furnaces in blast.  The fourth furnace has not yet been  blown in at the Granby smelter, bui  probably will be placed in commission  in the course ol a week 61 ten doys.  The City View, near Greenwood,  was bonded last week from F.J. Firiu-  cane and Dr. Oppenheimer for $30,-  000 by Wm. Robertson^ who has begun  development.  It is expected that by the end . of  this week the miners will break through  in the No. 3 tunnel of the Granby  mines, making complete connections  with the Old Ironsides without going  down the shafts.  ASSESSMENT  FOR YEAR 1903  Our  City Assessor Makes It  Just $310,080.  COURT OF REVISION MEETS JUNE 1  Land /a Municipal Limits Is Figured si $188,���  70S, While Ihe Improvements Run up lo  $!2M7S-Owners Have Been Notified.  George R. Naden, of Greenwood,  has a mine in his back yard, his residence being located on the Barbara  mineral claim, which he recently leased  to five local miners, who are now actively developing it, thus lar with good  results.  D. J. Matheson, city assessor, has  made up his roll for the year 1903, has  reported the same to the council board,  and in this issue of the Pioneer will  be seen the formal notice that those  who wish to have changes made in  their assessment must send written notices ten days before the meeting ofthe  court of revision, which will be held  on Monday, June 1st, at 2 p. m., at  the office of ,the mayor, Baldwin block,  Dominion avenue. The assessor has  already sent notice to property owners  by mail.  The assessment roll, as made out by-  Mr. Matheson, totals up as follows, for  land and improvements, respectively:  ;   ,             ./'..Improvements  I.aud   Total.  Rumberger sub-division,.. 154,474 1*1,55�� $n6,3iO  Old Ironsides sub-division   62.800   93,700   156,500  Dominion   Copper  Co.'s  subdivision     3,600   33,45��     37.15��  I'otals .  ��� $����.375 $188,705 $310,080  On Smith Curtis' motion a return  was ordered for the names and salaries of the civil servants at Victoiia and  New Westminister for 1898, 1900 and  1003.  The government will prim the evidence of the coionei's inquest at the  Keinie coal mine explosion of May 22,  1902.  Starling in Business.  Tnomas Brown, a merchant who has  been located in oandon for several  yeafs, arrived last Thursday, and as  soon as his stock arrives,'which is now  on the way, will start business here, in  the clothing lint*. He has secured a  central location, having leased the  store formerly occupied by A. P. McKenzie, in the Hardy-McKenzie block,  on Dominion avenue.  LATEST MINING SHARE Q  UOTATH  timer, [  )NS.  As   Furnished   By Ed. H. Mor  Iroker,  Phoenix, 11. C.  ASK.KD  1111)  American Boy   4K  3��  Sii  AX  5  Black Tail    5K  Hnunuza   40  39  Canadian Cold I'ields   Aii  3)i  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)   U'A  11H  Center Star   3��  ��9  Kairvicn-   6  AH  Visiter Maiden   4  x>H  Giant    iY,  ->��  Granby Consolidated   $5 50  U 50  Lone Pine   1  'X  l!-i  1  Mountain l.ion   Vl}~  1'tf  North Star, (K K.)   -4  13  Pavne    lS'A  17  Cjuilp    29  'lU  Rambler-Cariboo    3<  30  Republic   5  ���|K  Sr.n I'oil   s  6  Sullivan     4>5  3��  Tom Tliutnb   5  Q\i  War liagle Consolidated   ��� 4  12  Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   5  4 ,  4  3M  15,000 Tons Per Week.  A.-1L W. Hodges, superintendent of  the Granby smelter, made a visit to the  company's mines here this week, accompanied by Mrs. Hodges. It was  the first visit made in three yeurs to  the properties whence he gets all that  ore he is reducing in such good shape,  and of course he found many improvements and changes that had been made  around the works in that time. While  here he was the guest of Win. Yolen  Williams, the superintendent, who took  pleasure in showing Mr. Hodges ovei  the propetties. In Grand Forks, Mr.  Hodges is getting ready for a big summer's lun at the smelter, and when the  two new furnaces are installed, a  month or two later, making six i�� all,  he will be calling for 15,060 or 16,000  tons of ore from the Granby mines per  week, and will be putting it through  the smelter in the same time, which is  more ore than all the mines of the  Boundary, have ever shipped in the  same time before.  Telluride ore, claimed to assay $3,-  140 per ton, has been found at a  depth of sixty feet in the shaft on the  R. Plutibus Unum claim, one of the  high grade properties near Greenwood  that has lately been under development  hy I). W. McVicar and'associates.  ���\t the Snowshoe the force of employees is gradually being increased  again, and as soon as the mine resumes  shipments to the Sunset smelter, about  the first of the month, the number will  be further augmented. Sinking on  the main three compartment incline  shaft is being continued.  J. E. McAllister, C. E., M. E.,  latetly assistant superintendent of the  Tennessee Copper Co.'s smelter at  Copperhill, Tenn., has been appointed  superintendent of the British Columbia  Copper Co.'s Mother Lode smelter at  Greenwood, and is ex pelted to assume  his new duties the 1st of May. He  succeeds Paul Johnson, under whose  direction the smelter was built.  Bernard Lequime, the sawmiller, is  building a steam scow to ply on Lake  Christina, for the puipose of towing  shingle bolts and saw logs from the upper end of the" lake to his sawmill at  the lower end, a distance of iS or 20  miles. This will make the second  steam craft On that beautiful lake.  Blanchard M. Sydney, of Anaheim,  California, is expected to arrive in  Gieenwood shortly, to fill the position  ofassayerand chemist at the B. C.  Copper company's smelter, Greenwood,  in place of Gustave Sundberg, who is  now at Sand Point, Idaho, where Paul  Johnson will have charge of building a  new smeiter for ihe Pan Handle Mining Co.  Hot Air Railway Wants to Sell Out.  Once again it is stated that the C.  P. K. is getting ready to buy the Hot  Air or Kettle Valley railway, which  runs to Republic from Grand Forks, a  distance of 35 miles. Negotiations  are now said to be pending, and a transfer is likely to take place in a short  time. 'I'he Hot Air line was opened  just a year ago, with a great flouiish of  trumpets, before the rails were within  five miles of Republic, but since the  Great Northern reached Republic, a  little later, the Hot Air line has not  had much business. Tracy W. Holland, formerly mayor of Grand Forks,  was the chief promotor of the Hot Air  line, and duiing the building it is asserted that several -persons made big  money. The line, which was* financed  by Toronto capital, has never been p  commercial success, and if the C.P.R.  takes it in, it may be extended to Spokane.  Methodist Quarterly Meeting.  The quartet ly meeting of the local  Methodist church was held Thursday  evening, it being the last session before  the conference, which will be held at  Victoria this year on the 14th of May.  Rev. J. H. White, of Nelson, superintendent of missions, and Rev. J. D. P.  Knox, of Greenwood, were present at  the gathering, and plans were made for  the work for the ensuing year. The  decision was arrived at to ask conference to call T. Green, IL A., who has.  served tbe local church for the last  yeai.tosend him" back io Phoenix.  C. W. Greer was elected delegate to  the quarterly meeting lo be held at  Grand Forks, May 6.  Treasurer Wooster, of the Granby  Co., spent last Sunday in the city.  S. S. Hayes, representing the Nelson  Daily News, was a visitor here yestet-  day.  Alderman Joe Manly has located the  Copper Girl mineral claim near Grand  Forks.  Dance and Raffle.  The Catholic Ladies' Aid have decided to give a dance and raffle, with  refreshments, at Miners' Union hall,  Thursday evening, June 11,  Very little business was transacted at  this week's meeting ol the city council,  Dr. Schon being appointed health officer and a few small bills were ordered  paid.  It is said that assays made from  pieces ol the copper wire used in the  high tension electric line between Cascade and Phoenix give values of $3 per  ton in silver.  New Denver had another , visitation  from fire last Tuesday, when the Clever  block went up in flames, entailing a  loss ot $25,000. 'The fire was thought  to be of incendiary origin.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The followm}* table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901, for  1902, aud for 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� Past  iqoo 1901              1002            1903            WeeV  Granhv Mii.es, Phoenix      64,533 231,762   309.S58    105,076       8,025 1  Snowsiiot*,               "                    297 1.731     20.81)0     10,320  Brooklyn, "          150             Mother-Lode. Deadwood      5,340 09.034   141.320     20.17S      2,070  Sunset,                  "            8U2       7,455        2,833        ....  Morrison, "   150   .... ....  it. C. Mine,         Summit     10,404 47.405     14,811       0,810        ..   .  K. Bell, "      600           K m,                        "      650       S,530       0,996         240  Winnipeg,    Wellington       1,076 1,040          785        ....   ���     ....  CoMen Urown,       "               2.250  ,       625           Athelstan, "               1,200 550 ....           King Solomon, W.Copper  875    No. 7 Mine,          Central  665         482  City of Paris, "            2,000    Jewel,             Long Lake          160 350       2,175  Unrmi, West Fork  81)0    Providence,    Providence  ....          219        451  Ruby,     Boundary Falls  80    Miscellaneous '       3,230       3,450 325          Total, ton?      00,730 300,000   507.545 152,064     10,335  Urunliy Smelter treated, tons..    62,387   230.S28   312,340    911,602      7,903  ���r ' ��� i i* r >  > yM  1  ;*_,  '1  -1-  if.  >}  ���III  ' !in;.  ''ry  ������i!  ij  < 11 -  ''!���''  ')!  /,  y  ,  s  1  >i!-  1  >  }  -i?  . 1  %  -1  ��  3'  * i  H  ���,  .i:  i "  ')" THE PHOENIX PIONEER  )WI1  i<i'S  .P8  "->K1  "���"���' v"- *.*i7"rt**7|"V*��'  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ItSUBD ON SATCBDAY BY TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX, B. C.  VV. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  .....    ..   1 BualneM office No. 14.  Telephonu   | Man��Ker'i residence, No. J5.  lUIKUnlOXI IN ADVANCE.  Per Year   Six Mouthi....   {2.00   -I.JS  IfTOU��enota��ub��criber to thin paper, thin  It an InvtlaUon to vou to become one.  AdrcrtUlng rate* luruiilied on application.  Legal notices 20 and j centi per Hue.  Four weekly Inaertlona constitute one month'*.  adverthlaK.  Ottawa does not intend to assist the  languishing lead industry of British  Columbia���that much is plainly evident. The Laurier government will  squeeze all it can out of this province,  but will give little in return. The lich  manufacturers of the east are to he  pampered at the expense of a large  portion ol the mining industiy in ttm  section. No; wonder emphatic protests are being sent in to the Dominion  capital, and we hope they will he forwarded twice as often and twice as  strongly as formerly. Sir Wilfiid and  his colleagues seem to think that our  people do not mean what they.say, hut  he will shortly leain differently, or we  are no prophet.  J 903  !"���!"  APRIL  903  So.  Mm.  Tuts.  \N*d.  Thu.  Frl.  Sit.  '   -���  1  2  3  4  ,;5.  6  ,7  8  9  10  11  J2  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25"  26  27  28  29  30  AN ERA OP DIVIDENDS.  In another column will be found the  annual'statement of the Montreal &  Boston Copper Co.,  recently given at  the meeting held in Montreal.     This  company owns the Sunset group of  mines-arid the Sunset smelter at Boundary Falls, the latter of which is being  extensively enlarged.      One notable  feature of the statement of President  MelvilleJis that he expects the company  Jo shortly begin the payment ot quarterly dividends at the rate of,} per cent  .each,-and that with plenty of coke for  , the smelter,, which is now assured, the  company can earn profits at the rate of  $20,000 per month.  Senator Tenipleman, when in Phoenix last summer, was shown the ptess-  ing need of a sub-customs office here,  and said it was a simple matter to have  it so ordeied. Since then, howevei,  since he has himself been appointed a  cabinet minister, he appeal s to have  forgotten about the matter. For the  convenience of business men the need  is now gieater than ever. It is the  moie annoying because the additional  cost to the customs depaitrnent of supplying the need is so small that it will  not be felt.  THE OBSERVATORY  Things TAUckn ov at  llOMK AND KLSliWIIKkl*  K.B.KERR.  TUURISTER  AND  SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC.  PHOENIX, B.C.  I _ ^ ,.  Last week Grand Foiks amateurs  pi'esented the opera of Pinafore to an  immense audience, and before the curtain was raised, Mayor Hurrell, in his  happy vein, made an address. He felt  sure that the audience would witness a  first class performance,' but if there  should be any dissatisfied persons, they  need not expert to have their money  relumed, as it was contrary to all precedents for Giand Forks people to re  turn money aftet they once'got hold of w. r..c.HRMAiN��;^^  it.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGKNT,  FIRE, I.IKE, ACCOUNT.  CiimnitsKlinier I'm* niklng Altlilitvlu.  TlIOKNlX, IL C.  Col. Lowery, of the New Denvei  Ledge, who is about to tempt foilune  once more by staiting another weekly  at Vancouver, announces that he will  begin suit shortly against delinquent  subset ibers. Thai's not a bad idea.  Now, if the lawyeis could induce the  balance of the editors to do likewise,  blue papers would be as thick as leaves  in Vallambiosa.and most of the knights  of the paste pot and <xissors could lake  a trip to Europe next winter.  ,- All this is pleasant reading, not only  to the shareholders of the Montreal &  Boston Copper Company, but to residents and business men generally  throughout the'Boundary and British  Columbia. ��� Large tonnage is a good  thing, but after all, the actual profits  are what count with the investing public.  That was a narrow squeak that the  Prior government had at Victoiia last  week, when it took the speaker's' vote  to carry on *i division. Some one recently asked where Smith Cuius had  been. It was his resolution that  bi ought the matter \ip and very nearly  defeated the government.  It is a sad state of affairs when the  C. P. R. finds itself shoit of cars to  bring the people out west. Apparently  thousands have been heeding Horace  Greeley's advice.  ������������������������*���������������>������������������������>������>�������������*  ������������������ *����������**���������>*��� ���*����������-*��������>���*>  B. G MINING  *���-����������-��*����������>* *-�����-���������������-������-��-  From statements attributed recently  to S. H: C. Miner, it is next to certain  that the Granby Consolidated, of which  he is the president, will also, if all goes  well, begin the distribution of dividends  out of profits this season. As the  Granby Co. is by far the largest and  most important mining concern in the  Boundary, not only having the greatest  ore-bodies known in the Boundary and  having done the greatest amount of  work, development and shipped the  .largest amount of ore, but being the  strongest beyond all question financially, the starting of the dividend era will  be an event that cannot fail to have a  far reaching influence for the lasting  good of this district, at home and  abroad.  But for untoward events, with which  every person in the Roundary is fa  miliar, and for which no one interested is responsible,  the Granby   Co.  would probably even now be giving returns to the shareholders upon the large  amounts already invested.    Its movements are being watched in London,  Boston, New York, Montreal and other  financial centers, and  nothing more  beneficial could happen to the Bound  ary than the beginning ofthe payments  ef dividend" out of profits by  this  company.  It is also an open  secret that Mr.  George S. Waterlow,  vice-chairman of  the Snowshoe corporation, hopes very  . .strongly that his company may also be  placed in the profit sharing column  ,  some time this year, and most certain-  , ly events point to that conclusion, so  that it is not unreasonable to look forward to.  L  By June 1 the Payne expects to  have its zinc roaster in operation.  So far this year Slocan mines have  shipped a little under 5,000 tons of ore.  The concentration mill ofthe Le Roi  No. 2 is on its way out from England.  The Oyster-Criterion group in the  Lardeau will erect -a tramway this  spring.  The Kootenay mine at Rossland has  contracted to ship 50 tons daily to the  Trail smelter.  Rich ore is being shipped from the  Ivanhoe, Slocan, samples running as  high as 1,500 ozs  Last week Rossland mines sent out  5,700 tons of ore, making a total of  106,091 tons for this year.  Within another week two more Rossland niines are expected to be added  to the shipping list���the White Bear  and Kootenay.  The affairs of the Metropolitan Min-  ing'Company who have been operating  the famous Triune mine 'in the Lardeau have passed under new management.  The property of the Cherry Creek  Gold Mining Co. in File Valley is said  to be turning out good. The tunnel  is in 150 feet and the ore runs from  $20 to $600 per ton. 'I his is Jim  Wardnei's latest venture.  "It is an outrage on the smelting industry in the Kootenays and Boundary  that the Crow's Nest Coal Company  should have advanced the price of coke  again," said Walter H. Aldridge, general manager of the Canadian Smelting  Works, of Trail, the other day.  It is common repott that the com  pany is thinking of making a visit to  Phoenix in the near ftituie, and notwithstanding the remaiks of the genial  mayor, who by the way is said to he  one of the best executives Giand Folks  has evei had, they will doubtless diaw  a full house in the dtnnei bucket town.  The Pioueei will not find it needful  to cany out its threat of last week to  piint on wall papei, blown paper, ot  any other old kind, as, shoitly after the  papei was issued last Saturday, this  office was notified that the long delayed shipment had finally amved fiom  Toronto.     Who says that  it does not  pay to advertise.  �����  Heie is a question legarding the  mineiallaw. Suppose a erown-grant-  ed mineial claim on which all dues  and taxes had been paid belonged to  an incoipoiaied company which failed  to take out its company license. Who  owns the claim? By tailing to take  Out its license the company ceases to  exist.; theiel'oie the claim can no longer be the propeity of the company. As  ihe claim is crown granted it cannot  11111 out. As long as the taxes are paid  or there is sufficient woik recorded to  entitle il to exemption the claim cat -  not be sold or lapse to the ciown.  ���M  The Greenwood Board of Trade is  a live institution, and is doing good  woik for that place, just as the I'hoenix Board of Trade has done good service for.this city in the past. But  the Gieenwood oiganizaiiun will make  a mistake if it spends its dollars on  aiticles printed in outside papers. The  same amount of cash, spent judiciously  with the local printer, can undoubtedly be made to give far greater returns,  dollar for dollar, if a committee that  is familiar with these matters1 has the  handling of the appropiiation.  Strikes nowadays seem to be in the  very air ��� all over Canada and the  United States���and even theeJitonnl  profession is afflicted with the mania,  if reports are to be believed. The  latest in this line is that the editor ot  the Grand Forks News-Gazette went  out on strike last week, and after holding out for two or three days, with publication day staling them in the face  the management capitulated, and peace  once more reigns in the office of the  great family joui rial of the Smelter City.  ���11  Spring has come. Of this theie is  no doubt because the  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F.and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. in.     S��  ond Thursday of each month.  Emergent meetingshhcalled; Mnsnnli.  Mall, Morrison-Anderson Hloclc.'.  V. I.. COCK.  \V. M.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It isowned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  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GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B C.  e  1 Palace yvery siaMes i  ���'  c  ���  ���      .���,������. e  ����������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  1 lie lust t-sl;il)lisludmid rt'|Milnhd hciMcliy in the Ilium-  li.iiy. Ut 111c rciiiiiily located in our new sinlilcs with  n ri'iiij-kte 1 -infit in Saddle and Diivini- Horses. The  ln*M ol rigs.     Tallies, driven  to  any Hnundnry   point.  Mclntyre & HcDonald, Props.  a  Knob Hill Avenue  Old IniiiHidcB  Addition  Phoenix, B. c.  You Should Read  ��� Aiieiit fur   PABST AND  CALGARY   ._���[U'-KH.   R. GREtGER,  Vanagcr *8*SKX*  GREENWOOD  ��4>$>��-$^^<S><S^<^84xH><Jy^<jK^^<si��^ <  Spohane falls and Roithem  NELSON CFORT   SHEPPARH  IIKI) MOUNTAIN R'Y.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  V��� ?V. and E. 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K01 K'imluatlng all Metallic roisDiis from the  System .,-.'���.  The giahdcu'r of the scenery is unrivaled.  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lake-*,waterfalls,  homing, yachting, fishing, shoi ting, excursion',  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness, ,  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading' Weekly  of tHe Boundary.  -.Published iu the Heart of the Greatest'Gold  Copper,belt of British Columbia.  are going north,  Remedy.  "In December, 1900,1 had a severe  fold and wan so hoars-* that I could not  .���-peak -ibovt! a wliUppi*," aays Allen  Davis, of Fieestone, N. Y. "I tried  several remedies Imt got no relief until  I iiBfl Ghaiiibt-rluin'ti Cough Remedy,  one bottle of whith etiied me 1 will  always speak acood won! for that medi-  riiie."   b"or Bale by all druggists. *  Sound the Gong.  Then the shareholders ofthe British  ' Columbia Copper Co., owning and operating the Mother Lode mine and  -smelter, are also anxious to make some  .return for the seven years that they  --have been operating in the Boundary.  SJTie chances are good that this company will also enter the dividend class  before the end of 1903.  Taking it all in all, the outlook of  " tbe Boundary district, judged accord-  '.isigtothe mines that are preparing to  pay profits, will by the end of this year,  be exceedingly bright.  If you want to win  lietore you die,  Don't waste time  l'essimizing.  Uplift your heart!  Why dnlt and sigh?  There's wealth in  Advertising.  Life is short  And death is long,  And rivals  Enterprising.  Then grasp your Chance,  Shout!   Sound the gong !  Go in for  Advertising.  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  News depot.  The N-lson Daily News is the best  daily in .he interior. Get it from your  local newsdealer.  Low Rates to Lob Angeles.  The O. 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J. S. McCAGUE, Prop.  Bi-tter Stationery mid Job Print.  iiik limn that Uiriifd out bv tliu  Phoenix Pionoer has yet to be  prodn'ced. The proofof the pudding is in llii! t'-ttiiifr. Give us u  trial with your next order. ... .  PIONKEIi PUB. CO,  'Phone 14. Piioknix, B. C.  JUST WHAT YOU NEED.  Chamberlain's   Stomach   and Liver Tablets,  When you feel dull after eating.  When yon have no appetite.  When you have a bad taste in the  mouth.  When your liver is torpid.  When vonr howelp are. constipated.  When you have a headache.  When yon feel bilious.  They will improve your appetite,  cleanse and invigorate your stomach, n ml  regulate your liver anil liowels. Price  2lj cents pur \>ox~. For gale by all urup-  gists. *   For a bilioiis attack take Chamberlain's Stotpaoh and Liver Tablets and a,  qiiick euro is certain. For sale by all  druggists. ���  GETTING READY  FOR DIVIDENDS  Montreal   &  Boston Annual  Statement.  NOW HAVE-.A''SURPLUS.,. OF $125,000  Profits Expected lo Begin Shortly ��� Willi  Tliree Furnaces a Profit of $20,000 Can  Be Earned Each Month.  Willi the resumption of operations at  Houii'-aiy l/alls smelter, which is expected to lake place eaily in May, now that  die coke troubles are settled, eaily div  idends aie promised by* the Montreal  & lioston Cupper company, owning a  smelter aiid mines in the Boundaiy of  Hiiiish Columbia, Al ihe company's  recent meeting in Montreal, President  II. II. Melville; said:  "The result of the run of one furnace  lias been most satisfactory, and as soon  as sufficient supply of cf coke lias been  obtained the'-third furnace will be blown  iii and the net profits per month will be  in tbe vicinity of $20,000. Had the  c.'al strike not taken place iu Hritish  Columbia, tbe company would have  had the pleasure of announcing to the  stockholder a dividend of 4 per cent,  payable quaiterly, the fust payment to  have been ipnde on the first of. May,  as was the intention.  "It is hoped that ihe coal stiike'will  shortly be settled, and as soon as it is,  and this company in able to obtain the  necessity supply of coke, the company  will he in a position to call a meeting  and declare a dividend as above stated,  also to cany sufficient foiwaid for Hit*  construction of converters, which ii is  their intention to install this season  and which will increase the earnings of  the company by nearly 100 per cent.  "11. II. Mei.yii.lk."'  Financial Standing.  . The company's financial statement for  l)LTc.iiiber'31, I'M'Z, follows:  A.*-KKTS  Mining property, machinery  and equipment....'.  .'.. .|2,jJ45.308 48  Smelter ei  nipiiu-nt   - 87,48} 4:1  P.iid account new furnace..  18,035 25  Stores and  ore at timelier..  27,109 37  CiihIi at mine and h'd office  . 15.270 13  Accounts  rectivuble.......  .    34,082 13  Furniture  and   fixtures  at  mine an  1 smelter .......  ..1.2,343 08  t}3,l25,fl2S> 45  U.M1IUTIKB     C.ipitd sto  ck   3,000,000 00  Surplus De.-enher 31. 1002, U25.62U 45  Operating Account.  Surplus December31, 1001.    $204,500 00  Mi no development a n'I stop-  0 ing work, 11(01. *-52,!l03 40  Charter .expenses     1,800 00- 54,800 00  Balance surplus    *14SI,03fl.91  Premium sale treasury slock,    15,000 00  Smelter salt*)--a-count   154,383 17  $310,023 OS  Smelter op. exp.. $129,770 57  Cost of mine (level,  and stoping .... 03,014 06���193,393 03  Surplus December 31, 1902.. $126,��29 45  lu the mine at-connt $03.014 00, expended on development and stoping dnr-  iiij: the year, has been charged against  the surplus aecount.  PROVINCIAL MINING   ASSOCIATION.  List ol Secretaries of  lb--  Difftreat Local  Branches.  Following is the list ol secretaries of  the 64 local branches of the Provincial  Mining Association throughout the  province:  ���Alexandra,  A. W. Mclnnes.  Alberni,  Leonard Frank.  Armstrong, F. C. Wolfenden.  Aspen Grove, J. E. Bile.  Ashcroft, W. B. Bailey.  Atlin, 11. IS. Symmons.  Baikeiville,  F. J. i'regillus.  Beaver Lake, (i.  Hannington.  Iliillion,  R   Ferguson.  Camp McKinney, 11. Nicholson.  Cedar Hill, C. E. Ring.  Cheuiainus,  L.  Hill.  Clinton, J. E. N. Smith.  Clayoquot, J. W. Jones.  Colwood, J. Shaw.  Crofton, W. Har vie.  Cranbrook,  \V. F. Gurd.  Duncans, C. J. Beam.  Eholt, G. A. Rendeli.  Fail view, T. 1). i'ickard.  Fernie, A. F. Ore.  Ferguson,  F. 11 olden.  Fi. Steele, F. Nation.  Grand Forks, 11. C. Hannington.  Greenwood, H. C. Shaw.  Harpei's Camp and   Horsefly, C.  H.  Wallets,  liedlej City, F. M. Gillespie.  Kamloops,  M. Delaney.  Kaslo, \V. F. Whellans.  Kelowna, C. S. Smith.  Lac la Hacbe, S. Hannah.-  Liidysn.ith, J. Stewart.  Lillooet, W. B. Brandon.  Lytton, J. H, Anthony.  Marysville,  M. H. McMahon.  Millstream,  W. Lorimer.  Nelson, S S. i'ayler.  New Denver, M. H. Walker.  New Westminster;   A. W. McLeod.  Nicola Yalley, H. S. Cheasley.  Nicola Lake, A. R. Carrington.  North Saanich, Clive Phillips Walley.  Olalla, J.'F. Armstrong.  Phoenix, W. Tomlinson.  Quesnel, J. A. Kusou.  Quesnel Forks, J. O. T. Landry.  Qnesnel Lake and Spanish CreeK, W.  E. Clayton.  Queen Charlotte I.-ds., W. Dempster.  Revelstoke,  H. Floyd.  Uossland, J. O. A. Hobbcs.  Sandon, C. E. Lyons.  Sechelt, E. 12. Anderson.  Soda Cieek, C. H. Dunlevy.  Sidnley, N. F. Mm ray.    -  Slociin, J, M. McGregor.  Summerland, J. W. Robinson.  Sidney Inlet (W. Coast) W.L. Jones.  1'iout Lake,'N. Taylor.  Tiail, J. I). Anderson.  Van Anda, J. P. Lawson.  Vancouver, A. C.llitschfeld.  V. rnon, K. J. .Davies]  Victoria, C. D, Mason.   ..  Wilmer, E. J. Sc'ovil.  150 Mile House, J. Siafford.  Capital Is Comlnj.  "i'he chief lesult of the action ofthe  legislature of Biitish Columbia in repealing the two per cent tax on mines  in the province' will lie that a large  amount of capital will be invested in  the province," was the remark made by  i.v H. C.Jvliner, president of the Granby Consolidated company in Montreal  recently, which along with other mining companies has been opposed to  the lax.', "American capitalists, when  they found out how the tax'was levied)  absolutely refused to put their money  into any of the projects in the province. Now considerable Ei glisli and  American capital..should find 'heir way  into the country. i'he companies  have no objection 10 paying a fair tax,  but they want jt leyied jn a way that  will not affect their labprand transport  tation, as has been the case up to the  present."  No advertiser should ever make the  mistake of thinking that people won't  take the trouble to read his ad. There  arc people, and tney are not scarce,  either, to whom the ads are the most  interesting part of the paper.        ,  BARGAINS  In Periodicals.  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N'ow I feel that 1 am cured, hut I always  keep a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain  Balm in the house and when I feel any  -symptoms of r return. I soon drive il  away with one or two applications'of  this liniment. For sale by all druggists.*  Phoenix Pioneer ,  Cosmopolitan.  *2 00  1 00  Or any other in Class A.  S.iccopn -   Woman's Home Companion.......  Or any other in Class A.  Qur price for the four, $3.75  1 00  1 00  I'hoenix Pioneer,..,,- .'��������� ?2i  liippini-ott'riMa(;ai(iine.        U 50  ���   Or any other in Class H,  Htiociiss, ..,,...  ....    1 00  Our price for three, $4.25  Phoenix Pioneer......  ....;.."  *2 00  Review of Reviews...,  .......  2 50  Or anv other in  CI  188 B.  SncceFs '....  ...   ...  1 00  Kverybodv'8   . i.  1 00  Orany other in  Class A,  Our price.for four,  $4,75  Phoenix Pioneer   Current l.ileiatur-*.. ..,.....:....  Orany oilier in Class B.  Success..   Birds and Nature..;,   Or any other in Class A.  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly  Oi any other in Class A.  Ourpripeforfive, $5.25  *2 00  3 00  1 Oil'  1 60  1 00  Phoenix Pioneer' ..,..'.  World's Work               Orjany'otherjn ClftBfi B.  \'l 00  3 0>  Success '.'   101  Review of Reviews .......    Or any otheriu Class B.  2 60  Our price for four,$5.7 5  Phoenix Pioneer   Art Intcichantie.,...:.....   Qrany oilier in Class B.  Country Life ....'   Oranvolher in Class B.  Canadian Magazine   Or ituy oi Ucr in Class B.  Success   Our price for the live, $7.25  42 0(  4 01  .3 01  2 C*i  .1 0-  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to any part of the United States ant.  Canada. Quotations given on any list of periodicals, in any language, J ten  any country, in connection with the Phoenix Pioneer.    Address,  .PIONEER PUB. CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICK.  i-oiiiinloii Mineral 'lnim, situate in tli��*f*r��m!  KorK*. Mining Division of Onoyoun District.  Where located;   Cm Lookout Mountain, mid  near the Lookout MinernI Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M Johnson nctliiR  asacentfor I  I*. Shannon, l'rce Miner's CerM5-  cale No. II -,'405. iutend, fixly tlays from the dale  hereof, lo apply to the Mining Kccorder Tor a  ceitificnte or inu.iovements. for tlie purpose ol  obtaining n crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that acion, nncler sre-  tion 37. must lie commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this nth day of July, A. D-, 1902.  SviiNEV M. Johnson.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Stt��amsliip tickets to Kuropemul other  foreign countries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kfleeti\*e Dee. 2j I9i>?  Arrive.  Daily  7.45 a.m. VAST MAIL���To ami from  Coeur d'Alene district, Vartu-  ington Garfield ��� olfux.l'uU-  man, ���Moscow, * Point roy,  Waitsbuig. Davton, W alia  Walla. I'ciidlitoii, Baker City  aud all points Hast 6 75 \* m  4:15 p.m. EXPKKSS��� Vor I'artuitiKton  Giirlield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,I.ewiston, Portland  San Krancisco, Haker Oity  and all points HAST.  HXPKHSS ���From nil points  Hast, Haker City, Snn Krnn*  cisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and T��armin&lon 9.30a. in.  * KxccptSunday.  SHORT MNK TO CAM FORM A.  San Kranci-fH'o-Portland RouLe.  Steamers sail from Ainswortli dock,  Portland,  at S p. 111. and from Spear Street wharf, SanKran-  Cisco, at 10 a. m. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. V. &. N. Stations.  Vor farther information  as to rates, tune oi  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GKO. J. M01ILKK, General A^eut.  430 Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash  The property now occupied by  ihe yostoffice, and known as the  Poslole Biiif,  PHOENIX, B. C,  Is For  PRICE, $3,000.  Apply to  A. II. SPERRY,  Greenwood, B, C,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK-  Uiir stx  Mineral Clnlm, situnte in llic   Crnuil  Korks Miiiltift Division of Osoyoos District.  Wliere located: In WcUinutoii Cnmp, ndjoiu.  ing tin Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice tlmt I, Sydney M. Johnson, nctilig  ns nirent for T. I'. Mclntvre, l"ree Miner's Cerlifi-  CHtcNo. B 51619, and O. li Robinson, l-'ree Miner's  Certificate No.   B 5S006, intend.sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ot improvements, for the purpose  of obtainiiiR a crown Kraut ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must he commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D.. 1902.  Sydney M.Johnson.  AN ALL ABIDING FAITH.  Tlmlllinoi.**Central Railroiul Cimipuny  hat* an all alii'ling fuiilt in'the future of  I he'.-real Noil Invest. A short lime apo.  liiiH was imuiifi'Hte't hy the estahlish-  ini'tit, in SeuMle, of an a-fi-ncy to lake  oare of their inlercst1* there. The luiest  i'll'ort. is to put on a splemliilly equippeil  new train i-crviee between St. 1'atil und  Chicago. The ne��* trains will be rnn-  ning'-nniiay. Novemlier 2nd. Thevwill  use their own rails between Chicago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  oist. Louis Hy. Hack from Albert Leu to  Minneapolis ami .St. Paul, running into  the Union Depot at St. l'anl. which is  the same that ia used by all lines in thai  city. ���  .  ihe tram is Io be known as "The Chicago, **-t. Paul and Minneapolis Limited."  and will consist of slei*ping car, luill'H  librarv car ami reclining chair car  thrnuiih without charge between Cbicat*"  and Minneapolis and Si. Paul. Diiiiiiir  car set vice will also be maintained, su: ���  per being set veil out of ( hii as*o and  iireiikfasl into Chicago. Trains will leave  St. Paul at 7 10 p. in. and arrive in Chicago P.30 a. 111. Leave Clii'-iiao at (>.I0  p. in. and arrives at M. l'anl at 8.40 a.  111. making close connections at St. Paul  with all western   lines.    Tickets  can   be  purchased via this line,  in  cot rtion  with all western lines, at all slut ions  For further tiiforiiuiM'on regaidiiiir  rales, routes, time, etc., call on or address,  B. II. TltL'Mlll'l.l..  Cominercinl Avren III. Cent. H. K.  1-12 Third St., Port land, Oro.  l\\i:i. H. Tiiomi'son,  Freight & Passenger Atiunt,  III. Cent. R. IL, Seattle, Wash.  NOTICE.  There are just  Two Kinds of  JOB PRINTING  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  When you want something  Neat,  Clean,  Attractive  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  ..PIONEER PUBLISHING-CO.,  I'HOKNIX,  13. C.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  Notice is hereby ttiven that, havii  based the Central Hotel, corner Second  Street and Old Ironsides avenue. Phoenix. II- C, to Frank Anderson, 1 am not  responsible for any debts c. ntraeted by  or against said Central Hotel from the  1st day of November, 15)02.  Auoii-r .Jackson.  SHORT LINK  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS FAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC CO \ST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Ton-is! Sleepers.  Dining and ButlY-t Smoking l.ibrti'y  ! *% Fast Trains at Convenient Hours ^  ���pi/*-,. <-.._..-_. aml puget Sound ��  �� Bet. Spokane  Phoenix Bakery,  phoenix Street.    "Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it.  ,C. W. GREER, Proprietor  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or nddresf  anv agent V, V.  , or  S. F. & N.Kvs.  A.B.C Oknnision,  O   VV. P. A..  Seattle. Wash.  II. Brandt,  C. P  & T. A.,  Spokane Wn  Anecdotal.  A' country convert, full of zeal, of*  tend himself f.or nervlce In Ills first  prayer-snostlng: remarku "I'm ready t^  do anything the X-ord auk* of me," bo  ���aid, "so long as lt'�� honorable."  Some years ago at a Mardl Gran ball  at the Hopkins Institute In San Francisco, a man, masked, approached a  woman, masked, and asked her for a  dance, aa Is considered right and proper at Mardl Gras. "But I don't know  you, sir." said the lady In her most Icy  tone. "Well, I'm tnkln-j as blgr a risk  as you are," retorted the man.,  A tender-hearted youth was once  present at an Oxford supper, where the  fathers of those assembled were being  roundly abuaed for their parsimony in  supplying the demands of their,4sons.  At, last, after having long kept silence,  he lifted up his voice In mild protest.  "After'oil, gentlemen," he said, "let us  remember that they are our tellow-  ereatures."  The ChatRworth (Ont.) "News" says:  "A good joke Is told on a Chatsworth  young man Who went to Owen Sound  one day last week and dropped into Dr.  Lang's office to be vaccinated. The  doctor asked him If he had ever been  vaccinated before and he replied: Tvo  been vaccinated twice and baptize J  three times and neither one of them  took.' The doctor hesitated, but finally  concluded to vaccinate him, and Judging from the way he holds his arm the  third vaccination. 'took,' even If tha  third baptism didn't."  Jacob A. mis tells of an Irish teamster who went to the priest in a fright;  he had seen a ghost on the church wall ;  as he passed It In the night. "And what  was it like?" asked the priest. "It was  like nothing so much as a big ass,"  said Patrick, wild-eyed. "Go homo,  Pat! and be easy," replied the priest,  Boothlnglyi "you've only seen your own  shadow."  Thomas Bailey Aldrlch once received  a pathetic letter In a feminine hand announcing the death of a little daughter  and asking If he would not send In his  own handwriting a verse or two from  "Bable Bell" to assuage the grief of "  the household. Aldrlch sent the whole  poem, and not long after saw It displayed in the shop of an autograph  dealer, with a good, round price attached thereto.  Senator Cullorn of Illinois was asked  by a correspondent why the Committee  on Foreign Relations had enjoined secrecy on the text of the new treaty  with Great Britain, when" the text of  the treaty was printed in all the morn-,  ing papers. "Just bo, Just so," said th��?  senator; "that's the reason the injunction of secrecy was placed upon the  treaty. We knew that if we made ,It  public at once not a paper In the country would print Its full text." '"'*  During his visit to: New York Thackeray was very much attracted by the  beauty and 'brilliancy of a Miss B., and,  In accordance with .foreign custom,  made a morning call, when she did not  expect anyone., Hearing some talking  In the lower hall, she leaned over the  banisters and asked the servant who It  was. "It's Mr. Thackeray, ma'am."  "Oh, damn Thackeray!" replied Miss B.  "No," ��ald Thackeray, who coiild not  but hear the remark, "It's not Mlsther  O'Dam Thackeray, but Mr. Makepeace  Thackeray." And, with a laugh, Miss  B. came down.   '..  The venerable Mr. ��������� believed unqualifiedly In Boston," as not the hub  only, but the forward wheels also, of  the universe. The excellent old gentleman, having confessed to L. G. that he  had never found time, during his busy  life, to read Shakespeare, was advised  to do so during'the winter, then approaching. In the spring G. called on  the estimable citizen, ' and', casually  asked if he had: read any of the-play?  during the season just passed. "Tea,"  he replied, "he had read them all." "Do  you like them?" ventured G., feeling his  way cautiously to an opinion. "Like  them!" replied the old man, with effusive ardor; "that Is not the word,  sir! They are glorious, sir; far beyond  my expectation, sir! . There are not  twenty men In Boston, sir, who could  have written those plays!"  Lord John (Russell) with a curious  artlesaness of disposition which made  It impossible for him to feign a cordiality he did not feel, united an astonishing want of tact. Once, at a concert  at Buckingham Palace, he was seen to  get up suddenly, turn his back on the  Duchess of Sutherland, by whom" he  had been sitting, walk to tbe remotest  part of the room, and sit down by the  Duchess ot Inverness. When questioned  afterwards as to the cause of his unceremonious -move, which had the look  of a quarrel, he said: "I could not have  sat any longer by that great fire; I  should have fainted." "Oh, that was a  very good reason for moving; but I hope  you told the Duchess of Sutherland  why you left her." "Well���no. I don't  think I did that. But I told the Duchess of Inverness why I came and sat  by her."  The Use of the Word " Lady."  It is said that It is coming to be the  fashion again to use the word "lady,"  and that the word "party" is also In  better favor. For some years modish  persons have called ladles "women,"  and parties "functions." There was  some excuse for the former substitution  because "lady" was worked to death,  and so misused as to make It ridiculous. But vague as Its meaning is. It  has a meaning (pr meanings), to the  conveyance of which it is Indispensable,  and the folks who have dismissed It  from their vocabularies have not been  persons of much philological discernment.  The use of "function" for "party" has  been a mere fad that must have started  as a pleasantry and gradually became  a habit. It makes It possible to -speak  of n row at a ball as a "functional disorder"; but even that doesn't warrant  Its vogue. It Is a poor, borrowed, anglicized word, which the British-American language doesn't need.  Don't you want to read the news of  the day while it is news? You will  find it in the Oaily News, Kootenay's  live daily, publish d at Nelson, B. C-,  at 50 cents per month by mail. Can  be had also of your local newsdealer  on day ol" publication.  Quite Too Romantic.  "I say, is this here the novel you ad-  Tteed me to read?" said the cabman to  the librarian. "Yes," replied the -librarian; "that's the one." "Well," said  the cabman, "you can just take it back.  There's nine people In the first four  chapters who hired cabs, and each of  'em, when he got 'out, 'flung his purse  to the driver.' Now, when I want that  sort of literature, I'll go to Jules Verne  and get It pure."  ��� ��  "No," said the landlady, "we cannot  accommodate you. We only take In  single gentlemen." "Goodness," replied  Mr. Marryatt; "what makes you think  I'm twins7"���Philadelphia "Record."  Advertising:  is the lever that moves the business world ��� so the men who  really know, who are conspicuous for their success, assert.  If you wish to reach the people of Phoenix and the Boundary generally, you cannot do it  without using the columns of  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to  Pioneer Pun. Co.,  Phoenix, B.C.  ���h  ' f.hti  U res  MP  m  1 111!  X-PY  ��  u  gua.ttftM-iaiimjjii.iM  -ttl-JJ*M.MMUM.ilMM^ THE PHOENIX PIONEER  This Dining Room is Fiist Class in every respect.  Table supplied with the best to be lound in the niaikets.  Bellevue  Cafe  Well furnished rooms to rem  MRS. P. A. KI.K1N,   Prop.  ^^ii^ii^"^^*^^^  .%  ��.*%%&  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIAN.  . Sid6oulton  was  in  Grand Folks      The executive of the Provincial Min-  yesterday.  " There are now five patients at the  Phoenix General Hospital.  This week quite a bunch of commercial travellers were in town.  G. W. Rumberger returned Tuesday  from a week's visit to Spokane.  Born, tothewifeofAdolph Kobloth,  Granby place, April 19th, a son.  L.A. Manly has decided to erect a  $1,500 building'in   Grand" Forks, on  First street..  Sir Oliver Mowat, lieutenant-governor of Ontario, died la��t Sunday morning at* Toronto, in his 83d year.  At the Granby smelter work has been  started on the excavation for an 80-foot  extension to the flue dust chamder.  Leo McMullen,  president of Phoe-  . nix Miners' Union, has removed to the  Similkameen, taking his family with  him/  'Miss Bessie Tipping spent last Sunday at her old home,  the city of Slocan, and attended a wedding there last  Monday.  ,   At the last meeting the  Dominion  Copper Co. decided to make a donation of a building site to the Methodist  church in Phoenix.  A.G. Creelman,  of Rossland, has  been   awarded  the contract for  the  erection of the new C. P. R. machine  shops at Nelson; ------  Robert Muir, of Nelson, representing  the "Mason & Risch Piano Co., spent  two or three days in the city this week,  tuning instruments.  ..:The Canadian Pacific traffic receipts  for the week ending April 14th were  $909,000; for the same week last year  they were $704,000.  The Greenwood Board of Trade is  expecting to get out 5,000 pamphlets  io advertise the Boundary, and the  move is an excellent one.  An elevator is being put in by the  Granby Co. from the mouth ot the No.  2 tunnel to a level with the new ma-  chine and blacksmith shop.  The Biner orchestra, as well as some  outside talent, will take part in the  Methodist concert and social that will  be given next week Thursday.  There is no small demand for horses  .in the northwest now, and parties from  Grand Forks and Midway are making  more or less regular shipments.  .'���Neil Hardy visited his pre-emption  last Sunday, on the North Fork of Kettle river, and leased his residence to a  miner employed by Richard Hutchens  at the Seattle mine.  Both of the powerful Shay engines  are now used exclusively on ore .traffic  .between the Granby mines and the  company's- smelter/ each making a  round trip, per day with 18 cars.  W. W. Rogers,  who  managed the  ; Phoenix Skating Rink this last winter,  went out to Spokane last  Wednesday,  and before returning may  extend his  . trip to Portland and San Francisco.  . - Snowshoe Lodge No. 46,  I. O. O.  ' F., will attend the Presbyterian church  in a -body, tomorrow evening,  when  .Rev. Y. M. Purdy, B. A., will preach  ��� a sermon appropriate to the occasion.  v    A. W. Irish, for two years in the tne*  - chanical  department   of the Granby  *-��� smelter, has been appointed master mechanic at the B.C. Copper Company's  smelter, in succession to C. P. Soren-  son.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  ing Association has been in session at  Victoria this week.  Manager Wm. Spier, of the Eastern  Townships Hank at (Iiand Foiks, was  in the city Thursday.  Tomorrow the Grand. Forks base  hall club will have its fust match game  at Danville, Wash., the club having  been organized lor the,season,  A.'Fj McMillan and wife, of Phoenix, are ni;w en route lo Amsteidam,  Holland, where Mr. McMillan goes to  make a purchase in diamonds.  Dr. J. E, Spankie, of Gieenwood,  has been reappointed Dominion quarantine inspector, and has plared guaids  at Midway and Meyers Cieek, on account of smallpox on tlie other side of  the line.  In a shoit time three men will be  employed by the Cascade Watei, Power & Light Co. at its sub-station in  Phoenix, at present there being but  two. T'he force at the power station  at Cascade numbers 'six. men.  Eveiyhody should prepare to attend  the dance to be given Thmsday evening, May 14th, by the Hospital Lndie*.'  Aid for the benefit of our excellently  conducted hospital. You will nev* 1  miss the dollar, and the hospital need-,  it.  J. G. Claik, formerly located at  Slocan Junction, arrived in the city  Tuesday to assume the duties of C. P.  R. agent. Oscar W. Dey, agent heie  since July, 1900, left Wednesday to  become agent for the same company at  Rossland, the change being in the line  of promotion for both.  The Granby Co. is clearing ground  near the old log office building, for a  horse pasture and correl. and will shortly begin the erection ol a commodious  barn, located,so that supplies can be  run through a shute from the Ironsides  spur extension directly into the barn.  The structure will have, accommodations for 15 or 20 horses. *  The many friends of A. P. McKenzie and wife will regret their removal  to Vernon, which took place on Wednesday of this week, and where Mr.  McKenzie will establish himself in the  drug'-business. He had been a resident of Phoenix for nearly four years,  and has always been one of the foremost citizens of this city. Geo. S. McKenzie, formerly a resident here, is  also-located in Vernon, being with W.  R. Megaw.  Dr. Mathison,  Dentist.  Albin's News Depot is the place foi  periodicals of all kinds.  Albin has a new line of cigais that  will suit you to a T.  Do not oveilook the big Sunday dinner at the Bellevue Cafe.  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per 100.  'Almstrom's  chocolates   don't   melt  thi-s  weather,   but  they   will   melt in]  your mouth. ���  Fiuitsand confectioneiy, fiesh and  tempting, at popular pi ices. Albin's  News depot.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your month.  Have you tried them?  Albion's News Stand has iereived a  fine line of choice Confectionery.  Do not overlook it.  Can you make a belter present to  )our eastern liieuds than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  All the news of the Ko'itenuy and  Yale in the Nelson Daily News. At  your newsdealer on day of publication.  If you are a stianger come in,  whether you ..want anything or not  you'ie    always   welcome   at , Albiii'**  How About  that New Suit?  .Now that the sti ike is over and things  are beginning to look up, you  should place your order for that  Spiing Suit or Light Overcoat.  We have received some of the choicest  impoited goods for spiing trade  ever bi ought to Phoenix, and will  make up goods with the best of  tiiinmiugs, and guaiantec a lit'.  Today is a Good  Time to Call.  R. HORRELL,  ���"Bob, the Tailor,"  KnOIJ IllLI. AVhSUK, PlIOI.NIX, 15. C  Wherc We Shine.  Th^kVou! rJ[fOTEL  ' We make a specially of Watches  that will keep the very best of time.  13eing official time inspectors lor  the C. P. R. for Ihe entire Houn-  ���jniy, it can readily be noted that  we must have the collect tune.  We keep the finest aiid most ac-  cuiate movements made, and can  lurnish them on shoit notice.  G. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, KuybHill Ave.  Official  C.P.R. Time  Inspector.  For b'avii.g favored u** with yotn  ��� patronage. We trust you .ire so  .well pleased 'with youi purchase  that you will visit cm store  again whenever in need of anything in the diug line. It is  our purpose to give oiircust  Church Services  Tomorrow  ices  I  ALBERT ffltOULX,  Practical Horseshoeing, Blacksmlthing,  Dominion Ave.. Phokxix, B.C.  ���������������^���.���'���������������-���������������������������ft �������������������  Church    of     England���St   John's  Mission; seivices each Snnday as   follows:      Holy  Communion   8   a.   m.,  Moining.Piayer   11   n.  in.,   Evening  Prayet 7.30 p. in.   Stand��td time. All  seats Iree   Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicai.  St. Andrews'  Presbyteiian Church,  Service tomorrow  at   11   a. . m.   and  7:30 p. in.    Sunday school and Hible  class at 2:30 p. 111.    Mi.iweek meelint.  Wednesday at 7 3s p.m.     Rev. V. M  Purdy, Ii. A.,'pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m.    Talks on tin.  I   Life of Christ.   2 p.m., Sunday school  f  as usual.     7.30   p.   m.,   evening sei  vice.   Rev. T. Green, li. A , pastor.  Hospital Donations.  List of Pollutions received  f-inee Jan.  iHt.I'.KM:  Hunk- mill K-jgs  Airs. Willenx  Om-il-i/i-ii elivi'lK     Mit*.(iiilliii  ''iiriiri.   bed  ami  blanki-l**  f��ir private  w'rnl, i*hirk**lin ami   piuvit-inns ..MiH.  Jla'i'i*  A -inutility <>f jinn Mi>v Miitiiet-on,  (ir'-i-nwu-iil.  Hooks mill ('reserves .......  Mrs. Keenc  A quantity of I'rtveiven   ....Mrs. Huyle  A men of whiskey  .........., Mr. Am. ley  Cairh���$fi  1  ��� A frlcntl  Ciibh���!|50 A f-it'll'!  - logical Drcst-tug" .   ...A   I'   MrKcn/'e  liuriilliig   Win. Yolcu \Vlllhiiiih  HiuribH'i Ki'i'H        . W. It Coi'h 1111:0  Much needed HwiiigKpliiu. Mr. lMiilmy  I wo 11 own pillow 1-Turn 11 ml unc dozen  towels '.' Mr Macy  !i20"... ���.'...���    A frii'inl  Hooks ...    Mrs. Wilie-ix  Papers tint! Magazines . .McRuo Ui-oh. -.v.  Smith  Eight small  Wifnl Tables and  Wicker  Easy Clmi* .....  . .,.'.. A Friend  Provisions .; ..;..... Mrs. .Mary  I'luihiiiir*   ............     Frit-tills  .SiiliPfiit-iHiii**. fur seven Mitgiiziiie**,. A. L.  Whim, N. Y. Ci'y  Donations for this week :,  KnHH-r Tin ki*v " W. 8. Mfley f  '50        ,.    ..Eastern Towm-hips Hunk,  Shut brooke, Quebec.  Investors.  1 have,a' welt  fitted   mid equipped  It is J Hotel   for  sale.    Price VERY RKa.  mr purpose in give uiii>u-..om- - '������������'  .is exactly what they want and ��� -SON .liLE.    Investigate this,  at   piices as low as the <|uality  of the goods will allc w, ,  For Rent....  '.'houses,  ROOMS,  '/,.};������ CABINS,  .'���"'��� SIORES-  At All Figures.  The Druggist.  ���I'linnc 10   ,  j0 FIRE &  INSURANCE.  Also, Accident and Life.  Watt  Paper.  We li avc received several thotrj  sands  of rolls  of...the-.latest' in  WALL PAPER   from tlie factory  j in Montreal, and wcwant you to  see it.     1-rop in and taLe a look.  E.H. MORTIMER  -     AGENT,  ('.KAVI'.S-U'||.I.IAM.S., I'HOKNIX,IIC  Hl.OCK, l'.O.Hiix 33.  Private  There are a few subscriber! to the Pioneer  ���just a few���who are delinquent for the year  1902. If you are one of these, the editor will  appreciate prompt liquidation.  nay Mil  Kxou Il||.l. Avk.\ I'llOHXIX, II V..  NOTICK.  KESl'ECTINO  TlMBKR   LlCEKCHS.  Notice is licrebv given, *mrsiintit lo the provi-  pious oTSection -50 .ot tlie "Land Act," that in  future no special licences to cut limber on (Jrown  iaiids .will bcj-niiite-l or iencwe-1 until nf^er th'^  aiiplicauts have bad 1 he limits surveyetlbv a  duly qualified Provincial T.aud Surveyor to the  sati.-tactlou ofthe I.aud and Works Department.  W. C.-WKLLS.  ���Chief Commissioner of Land &.Works  Land and Woiks Oepnrtiueut,  Victoria, I). 0.,26th March, 19.-3.  RE MARCUS OPPENHEtlKER'S ESTATE.  All persons having claims against  the estate ol the late Marcus Oppen-  heimer, of Marcus, \Vasli.,U. S. A;,  are requested to deliver,,,the same to  the undersigned ,at; Phoenix, B.C.,  not latei than February 16, 1903.  R.  B.  Kerr,       A  Solicitor for the Executors.  t!  MRS. L. J. DtfBray,  ||^   MILLINER   <H|  1 SPRING & SUMMER STOCK j|  Has anivt'tl with nil the :!  LATEST STYLES IN LADIES' AND CHIL- ii  DREN'S HATS.   ALSO. CHILDREN'S ii  READY-MADE CLOTHING. ;!  ii  t:  THROUGH BOOKINGS  ���������TO���  The Yukon  and Alaska  SS. "Princess May" will sail limn  Vancouver on April 23d and May 3-1,  and about eveiy' ten days tbenaftei,  furnishing diiett thiough seivice to  Skagway and all Northern points.  Uiii'in - yiiodii:���Ymi will lind the  best lines of union made ciyaiS; and  tobaccos, at Albin's Newij Depot.  A new line of* cigais at Albin's News  Depot. Have you tried litem ?  ..���.Cotton rays wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price [mid. ."..-Bring  etin fl'oog and get your nioiiey.  iiy a Nuis-e of 20 jeais'  ' expetifiue.    .    .    ;  Apply'to Mrs. II. SMITH,  ��� X -. Phoenix, B.C.-  Mrs; Gauthter,  Fashionable  Dressmaker  CKANBY COirACK No. 5.  Corporalion of the Citv  of PhoeniX.  Notice is hereby given that a Court of Revision  for'tlie Oity of Hhoen'.x, B.C., will be held on  Monday,the istday of June, 1903, at thehourof  two o'clock in the afternoon and following days  if necessary, for the purpose of hearini; complaints against the assessment as made for the  yearioo3 by the assessor, and for revising and  .correcting:: the assessment, roll for thiit year.  Complaints to be :iuade in writing to the under*  signed at least ten days before the sittiiigof the  court.  Phoenix, B.C., April 16, 1963. '  D. I.Matiiesok,  C. M. C.  Give me a call.  ti Mrs. L. .1. DcBbay,  ii Biner Block, eor. Knob Hill and 2 1 ii  ����� *���  Bookings to all points East and West  at lowest tates.  Dates of sale of  Reduced Settlers' Rates Extended  Till June 15.  Complete   Mine Plants,  Many of the .priacipil^  equipped by usvand;;we; are always ready and willing to  figure on mining; machine for estimates or  catalogues may be addressed to our agencies pr direct to  Head Office, and will receive prompt attention.  rossland, B. o. The Jenckes Machine Company,  GREENWOOD, E.G. .      35 Lansdowne St Sherbrooke, Que.  ..nniinWom..  Experier.ced  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  All property holders or occupiers are hereby  notified to hove their back yards cleaned up and  gtrbege placed iu receptacles so that it can be  taken away by the scavenger.  C. II. I'l.oon,  Chief of Police.  * MILLINER #  Fine cigars are the kind that you enjoy���don't forget that when you drop  in at Albin's News Depot.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdeal-  ei's, or by m-dl lor 50 cents per month  ���FROM THE-  NEWS...  PEOPLE'S STORE $  An.  FLOUR.  Flour has advanced 10c per sack.  HAVING   RECEIVED  MY  Spring and  Summer Stock  Of Ready-to-Wear  ies*: and: (bins s Uft  For time tahles and further information  apply to  0. W. Dey, E.J. Coyi.e,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.'  PHOTOGRAPHS OF  THE BIG MINES  OF BOUNDARY  J INVITE THK LADIESOF I'HOENIX  to call; and iiippec.t the sumo. These  goods .'are all in thu latopt approveil  Hlylec, and trimtnet] with the btiat qiml-  ity of material. A.full.lineof trimming**  (or retiimminL'.  Having; obtained my goods at a liar-  gain I will give my; enstomers the full  benefit of these reasonable prices.  ."      JIRS.ALWXALMSTROM,  Dominion Avenue.  ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� o a ��� 0 a �� e ������ �� ��� a ei a"������ ��� 0 0 ��� o  Watch for next week.  Something Real Good.  & CO.  'Phone 61.  V-  \VK HAVE A FEW COPIES OK A  WELL - EXECUTED PHO COUHA'PH  of the fcix biu Boundary niines tluii  shipped 000,000 tons of ore in 1002.  The mines arc the Granby, Snowalu.e,  Mother Lode, Sunset, Emma nnd B.  C. Wine.  ; As a companion to thin we havH a  photogruph of the three Boundary  Sraolters, viz.: Granby Mother Lode,  and Sunset, showing them in operation.  Size of each, 10x13 inches.  The two  sent  postpaid   to   any address for $1.50.  AddreBS  PIONEER. PUB. CO.  PHOENIX,   B.C.  *vv>>-vT��:v-*t*^:^:{E:v?>*vvvvvyvv6'  yf ^W Have you noticed the price of      , i!v  I   Gopper Going Up? |  A't That means that real estate will also rise iii value in Phoenix.    It is,also jfK  ^K absolutely assured that the iiw .  f      V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work  W- ������������'��� ���������������'.;:  ��� v'-:;  rxx..-..  kl*! as soon as theweathei- permits. l  5K I have"a few houses to rent on reasonable terms. .1  f      G. W. RUMBERGER,      %  X--as&fsr^;.-'..-.'.. /-���    PHOENIX. B.��C. T  ��� ��f:1ff^:*-*??^^-^*-^*^*>*^*>v'"^:^*,^->fc->-,*^,,,*��fc->?^^^^^^*,i^  UNION   MADE  A Motter's Recoramentlation.  I have ;n=ed Chamberlain's Congh  Remedy for a number of years and have  no hesitancy in saying that it ia the best  remedy for coughs, colds and croup I  have ever used in niy family. I have  not words t<- express my confidence in  this remedy. ���jMjm. J. A. aiooKB, North  Star, Mich.   For sale by all druggists. *  Reduced Rates From tbe Hast.  Coinniencing February 15tO and con  tinuing until April.ct0th there will be low  rates in effect from the east via the Illi  nois Central It R. to all Washington.  Oregon and Idaho points. If any of  yonr friends or relatives in the east ar.  coming west while these rates are, in  effect, give ns their name and address,  and we will make it our business to see  Uist they are given the best possible eer-  vice. We operate through personally  conducted excursion; earty and in fact  give you, the benefit, of .the' latest conveniences kiioWn to modern railroading.  We have 15 different routes between the  east and the west, and are in position to  give yon the benefit of the beat combinations. Write us and we will-five you  full particnbirs. It. Il.Triniibiill, Com'l  Agent. III. Cent, R.R., 142 Third St.,  Portland, Oregon.  REQISTERtl)  BRAND.  Indorsed by order of Phoenix  Trades and LaborCouncil on  January I2r 1903*  ;/  Ask for this brand, and see that you get it,  v^-t-HTCP'j^;^  gggm.'a^gg^ffiti^  fttW^-i=^=;js-^  HlVLBsJi'UlJLM'JUil  ���c-!*Wi.*L--i-aya��viSwj!

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