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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 11, 1906

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 V:iF~.-v:.u;;;-.-|7.,i:~J^:~*^^*.*fl05iffi'}'."-''*  38C1  I  ft  in  i  i  ���  t  i-J  2  A  I  ?ft  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  /^"  iiative A&in  AUG 14 1906  '/,-���  Phoenix is the Centre  rind    Leading   Mining  vCamp   of Boundary  '0/   X  Seventh' Ybak.  Ll^  FY'   I !  v?,.  O" .y  i/  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST i i, 1906.  No,   38.  &l  wzmtmmEt^mt^mmm  $7.00  WILL BUY A SUIT  16 Only Men's Suits in Sizes  .   ... 36, 37 and 38   Regular prices from $12.00 to $18.00. Will' be  sold for $7.00 a suit. If you can wear any of  the above sizes it will be to your interest to  coine in and see them.  THE     BIQ     tSTORMZ-   V/6'   .-'-.' ":v\  '" ^!'-..r;v__.v- ��� ���"  CARPEN1ERS' TOOLS  Our line of  lisston   I landsaws   ami  Planes is very complete      W e   have  stuck extra handles for Bailey   Planes.  Bailev  now   in  BAR [GOODS.  Cut Glass Chum|>a^nor<=. . .  .   $S.oo  ��(  "     Liqueurs   ��� ��� ���   -\'5Q  41   Bottom Whiskies   ���     '-75  (4  u                            <��  ..   2.00  (1  "      Ales   . ���   2.5��  ((  U  u                1*  ...   2.50  i(  "      Crystal Beers   . .  . .   4.00  ((  "           ���'          '"  . -   5-����  Plain  Whiskies   . .   1.00  (<  It  ..   ��"25  (f  Stem Sherries   . .   2.00  li  "     Liqueurs   ���     '-5��  (1  Crystal Cocktails. . . .  . .   3.00  ft  Straight   Beers   ..   1-50  It  I'.dl Shaped Beers   . .  ..   i-5c  <(  .   2.00  (I  Pony Beers.      ..   1.25  ((  "     Wmskies   ��� /1  Cut Bitter Knttl-s   ..   >-5��  Plain  11           'i  . ���    -5��  per 1I0/.  each.  lotmiwioinpsott:  k&  SKYLARK CAR,  $208 PER TON  Best  Record  That   Has   Yet  Been Made.  Second-class, $50; Third-class,  $25, Per Ton  A. B. Hood, secretary-treasurer of  the Skylark Development Co., Ltd.,  received returns this week from the  last carload of high grade ore shipped  from the company's mine in Skylark  camp, a couple of miles from Phoenix,  the results showing it to have been one  of the most valuable cars of ore ever  shipped out of any mine in the Boundary district. The ore went to the Hall  Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd., at Nelson, the returns being  $5,220.11   for  WORK STARTED  ON GREYHOUND  Bond  the  tons of ore,  or an average of  $208 per ton in gold and silver.  While the ore was sorted at the mine,  the sorting was not closely done. Had  the sorting been close, the returns  would probably have been over $300  per ton. The returns are considerably  larger also than any heretofore received  from shipments from this property.  Two other cars of ore were sent out  recently from the Skylark, one of second class ore to the Granby smelter,  which yielded about $50 per ton, and  another of third class ore, heretofore  considered of little value, to the Granby smelter also, which was found to be  worth $25 per ton, the returns from  the entire three cars last shipped being  most satisfactory to the management  of the property.  Sinking in the main shaft of the  Skylark mine from the 1 50-foot level  to the 250-foot level, is actively going  on, about 65 feet of the work having  been done. It is confidently antici  pated that the ore bodies in the Skylark will be found in place at the lower  level, and should this prove to be thc  case, it will doubtless add largely to the  value of the property, placing it in the  front rank of Boundary's high grade  producers, with the profit-sharing stage  within measurable distance.  The Skylark is owned by a close  corporation, most of members of which  are mining men and, with one or two  exceptions, are residents of Phoenix.  They bonded thc property in October,  190.1, for $30,000, have operated it  uninterruptedly ever since, and have  met every payment on the bond when  due, being able now to meet the last  payment that is not due for several  months. Should the mine continue to  improve, it is likely that an air compressing plant will be secured and even  more extensive exploitation be undertaken in the future.  Taken by   Rathmullen  Mines, Ltd.  The Greyhound mine, located in  Deadwood camp, not far from the well  known Sunset and Mother Lode mines,  has been bonded to the Rathmullen  Mines, Ltd., through their managing  director, L. H. Moffatt, of Rosslad.  Mr. Moffatt has started a force of men  doing surface work, preparatory to operating the property on the glory hole  or surface quarrying system. His idea  is to get a face from 60 to 100 feet in  depth, and quarry out the ore fur shipment, and later use the present 200-  foot shaft for deeper workings by a  system of mill holes, which will obviate the necessity of shovelling the  ore, as everything will be handled by-  gravity.  The surface and underground workings of the Greyhound have been  thoroughly examined arid assayed, with  what are said to be satisfactory results,  the property having one of the largest  surface showings of any of the copper  gold properties in the district. The  practical work is being done under the  superintendence of R. H. Hewer, who  is a practical miner as well as a mining  engineer.  MADE HIS BED  ON THE RAILS  T. H. Corkill   Killed  By  N. Loeomotive  G.  Jury  Does   Not   Blame  Trainmen.  The  Death 01 Thomas Flnalgai.  Word was received here Wednesday  of the death the day before of Thos.  Finnigan, at Vancouver. Mr. Finni-  gan was for a long time manager for P.  Burns &: Co., Ltd , in Phoenix, both  he and Mrs. Finnigan having the respect and friendship of a large number of our people. Over a year ago  Mr. Finnigan moved to Midway, but  his health was net good. He went to  Spokane and underwent an operalion  for stomach trouble, but never fully  recovered. Two or three weeks ago  they went to Vancouver and another  operation was performed on Mr. Finnigan, in the hope of saving his life, but  he passed away Tuesday. It was Mrs.  Finnigan's intention to take the remains to their old home at Appleton,  Wisconsin, for interment, first visiting  Midway to close up some business  matters. Mrs. Finnigan has the sincere sympathy of many friends here.  RAWHIDE NEVER  LOOKED BETTER  Idaho Mine Also  Developing  Well.  When in Grand Forks this week,  M. M. Johnson, managing director of  the Dominion Copper Co., is reported  to have stated as follows :  The Rawhide never looked better  than it does today, and has certainly  passed my expectations. Yes, values  are good and there is a gratifying per  centage of iron magnetite. The lime  and iron more than offset what silica  the Rawhide ore contains. I should  consider it a little better even than the  ore of the Brooklyn and Stemwinder,  and we are disclosing a big tonnage.  The Idaho is developing extremely well  and though we do not propose to do  any sloping yet, \vc shall ship ore  mined in development work to the  smelter shorn ������ The hoist is partly  installed, and will be operated by  steam until the electrical connections  are ready. A compressor plant capable of working 25 to 30 drills will  shortly be installed at a cost of  $30,000.  Mr. Johnson states that thc big new  furnace for the smelter at Boundary  Falls should be here next month, and  when blown in will make the daily  tonnage smelted about ;.2oo tons.  Asked as to the possible ere :tion of a  new smelter Mr. Johnson replied that  it was sc it what early yet to formulate  plans. The mines would be thoroughly developed and smelter arrangements would lie made to fit in with  the general piogiess of the mines,  which were at present 1.. an extremely  satislactory condition.  John A. Crawtu.'l. master mechanic  at the I Kmiinion Copper Co. mines,  has sent in his resignation.  The public school will not reopen  next Monday, August 13th, as originally expected, but has been postponed  for a week, the resumption of sehol  astic duties taking place Monday,  August 20th. Parents will please take  notice accordingly. The school board  recently mailed notices to all parents  regarding the law about sending children to public school. Heretofore,  some parents have disregarded this  regulation, and in future the law will  he enforced.  U.S. STEEL  CORPORATION  Phoenix Visitor  Tells About  Great  Concern.  Has  18,000 Employees In Its  Iron Mines.  Probably nearly every one has heard  of the United States Steel Corporation,  which, with its capital of $1, 500,000,-  000, being a consolidation of several  large steel manufacturing concerns, is  perhaps the greatest corporation on  the American continent or in the  world. In the party of Dominion Copper Co. officials, which arrived in  Phoenix last week, was Dwight E.  Woodbridge, M. E , of Duluth, the  home of the United States Steel Corporation. Mr. Woodbridge, who examined the Granby mines some two  or three years ago for James J.Hill,  before the contract was let for the  Phoenix extension of the Great Northern railway, has also done some work  for the great steel company, and gave  some idea of the extensive opera'ions  of this gigantic mining concern.  At Duluth are the offices of the  steel company, and when it is understood that these general executive  headquarters are located in a seven  story building, 100 feet long and 1.10  feet deep, a slight idea of the importance of the concern may be gained.  The company employs about iS.ooo  men in its Minnesota iron mines, nnd  ships monthly from a million and a half  to two million tons of ore, owning a  couple of railways to handle the product, which goes out to Pittsburg and  other rolling mills via the Great Lakes  route. A fleet of some 36 steamers  is owned and operated for this purpose.  In mining the ore a great deal of it  is done underground, but about 40  per cent of the ore is taken out with  steam shovels and loaded direct to the  railway cars.  While the United States Steel Corporation's predecessors in business  used to keep paid squads of lobbyists  at the state capitals where they were  interested, the present company does  nothing of the kind and eschews politics, attending strictly to the business  of mining ore and producing steel. Its  policy has always been liberal with the  employees. As an example, in some  of the mining towns the company has  erected school buildings that cost from  $40,000 to $00,000. for the use of the  children of its men.  Latent Prices In Metal*.  New Yokk���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  37'..j@*18.50; lake, * 18.02�� $18.75  Bar Silver,   65  ;L����d, ��6.7C to ID 80.  Last Saturday night at 10:55 o'clock  a fatal accident occurred 011 the  Granby switchback of the Great Northern, and the victim, Thomas H. Corkill, is now in his grave.  Corkill and his cousin, Thomas  Kermeen, had been employed at the  Meadow Lark mine, and had been in  town several hours, doing more or  less drinking, starting down the track  for the mine, which is a couple of  miles distant. This is not the usual  route. When near the end of the switch  back Corkill decided to lie down between the rails and take "40 winks"  and a snooze. Kermeen advised him  not to do so, saying he could hear an  ore train coming, and Kermeen went  on. A few minutes later he heard the  approach of the ore train and hastened  back ro where Corkill was, arriving  just in time to see him being rolled  over by the pilot of the locomotive.  The engineer stopped at once, investigated, and found Corkill partly,  under the pilot, making his last gasps  The train was backed up, the remains  taken out, and the police notified, who  took the remains to the Binns undertaking parlors. The train consisting of  19 cars of Granby ore���about 1,000  tons���had just started from the ore  bins and was on the tail end of the  spur preparing to take the lower leg  of the switchback, when Corkill was  si ruck. Engineer Bodey said he was  going at about four miles an hour,  had a good headlight on the locomotive, No. 720, and saw dark object on  the track, but thought it was an ash  heap, of which there are many.  At first it was thought that an in  quest would not be necessary, but the  coroner, A. S. Black, of Greenwood,  finally decided to hold one, which was  done on Tuesday, the following being  the jury: Walter Morrison, N. Le-  mieux, Gust Johnson, J.Frank Jones,  John Tipichand David Smith. Thos.  Kermen and Arthur E. Bodey, the engineer, and W. H. Weise, the fireman,  were examined by the coroner regarding the accident, practically bringing  out above facts. The jury brought in a  verdict that deceased came to his death  by being struck by locomotive No.  720 on the Great Northern switchback,  August 4th, while lying between the  rails, and found no blame to attach to  the trainmen.  Corkill was a single man about 46  years of age. He was an old timer in  the Boundary, being the owner of a  number of claims, some of which are  under bond. He had been employed  at different properties, at one time be-  in^ shift boss at the Mother Lode  mine. He had been working at the  Meadow Lark since it started, some  three weeks previously, and was a native of the Isle of Man. The funeral  was held in Phoenix Wednesday at 1  o'clock, the interment taking place in  Greenwood cemetery, deceased being  a member in good standing of Greenwood Miners' Union No. 22.  Corkill had one brother, George  Corkill, at Tonopah, Nevada, and another, William E. Corkill, resides at  Leadville, Colorado, while his mother  lives in the Isle of Man.  Boundary Mining Notes  About 75 men are employed in the  mines and -prospects of Franklin camp.  More ore h.is been going   out   Irom  I he Snowshoe to the.  iv eel;.  'rail smelter ibis  70  of  feet has been  the   Crescent  shaft  '5  on  fee!.  the  and  A depth of about  obtained in lhe shaft  fraction.  The    prospecting  Meadow Lark is down  drirting is being done.  Foreman Harry Plaisance, of the  Granby carpenter force, now has about  40 men at woik, rushing the construction of the new Victoria shaft and engine houses and other work.  A force of about 2S0 men is now  employed by the Dominion Copper  Co. at its several mines in this camp���  the large.'t number yet employed here  outside the Granby Consolidated.  On account of unavoidable delays  by he manufacturers, it appears likely  that there will be some delay in the  delivery of the new blast furnace for  the Dominion Copper Co.'s Boundary  Falls smelter.  The Elkhorn shaft is down 300 feet  and a crosscut is being run to', meet  the lead. At ten feet in, the drift is  entirely in richly mineralized rock, and  the company expects to encounter the  ledge at any moment.  At the Granby mines the Victoria  shaft is down about 35 fe<.t, and work  is being crowded with as many men as  can be put at work, besides the raising  that is being done from the 400-foot  level to meet the men sinking.  Officials of the Dominion Copper  Co. inspected the Marshall group in  this camp last Saturday, where they  found immense surface showings.  They also took a look at the company's Athelstan mine in Wellington  camp.  For the past eight months, according to a Boston report, the Dominion  Copper Co.has earned about $200,000  net. By October it is expected that  the company will be earning at the  rate of between $60,000 and $75,000  monthly, or about $800,000 a year.  It is reported from the Prince  Henry that, within, ten feet in the drift  from the shaft at the 170-foot level,  the miners this week reached a fine  body of antimonial silver, the vein being from four to ten inches wide, and  assaying from $200 to $800 per ton.  JULY PAYROLL  WAS $200,000  In Boundary Mines, Smelters  and Railways.  Month's Output Was  Smaller.  Much  Yesterday was payday for ihc big  mines in the Boundary for the month  of July, the amount disnibu ed at the  several mines and to be paid a few  days later by the railway cjmpanies  hauling the ore and mining supplies,  and products of smelters, being the  same as last month, namely, $20;,000.  Approximately, the Boundary pay for  July was distributed as follows :  Granby Consolidated   $70,000  B. C. Copper Co     35,000  Dominion Copper Co     35,000  Smaller mines. . . . .-      20,000  C.P.R. and G.N. railway men    40,000  A report from Boston is to the effect  that "Granby Consolidated'sofficials be-  lievethat the work of increasing the capacity of each of the company's furnaces  50 per cent will be completed in about  three months, and that after the middle of October the company will be  reducing at the rate of 35,000,000  pounds of copper annually at a cost of!  about 7j-< cents per pound. This  would provide for earnings of $19 per  share on the company's new capitalization of 135,000 shares, or $1.901 Skylark  per share on its present capitalization,  un a 15 cent copper market."  Total July pay $200,000  July Mine Output Saallcr.  The  output  of   the   mines   of the  Boundary district   for  the   month  of  July was considerably smaller than for  the month of June���by about  20,000  tons.    There was no smelting  at   the  B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter at Greenwood, and the furnaces at the Granby  smelter are  still  undergoing  the  process  of rebuilding  and   enlargement,  which cuts down   the tonnage  appreciably.    But additional men were employed   in   enlargements.      While; in  June over 100,000   tons   of ore   were  mined and smelted in this district, the  July story shows but little over 83,000  tons for an output, which is the smallest month  thus far .this   year.    After  another month or two, however, there  will be r. big jump in the monthly out  put, as by that time some of the new  furnaces will be starting operations, and  long before cold weather sets jn again,  the output should be at least 150,000  tons monthly, or more, or at the  rate  of 5,000 tons or more daily.  .    -       --  "   Following are the approximate figures  of the   output   at   the' various  mines for June :  Mine Tou��  Granby mines 60,564  B. C. Copper Co.:  Mother Lode 2,134  Emma    973  Dominion Copper Co.:  Brooklyn - Stem-  winder 14,835  Rawhide    1,3g=  Sunset    2,986  Mountain     Rose     219  3.io7  Providence.  19.432  180  60  July output 83,34;  >>.��.g��.*>��>��Wft����>��^.��.��.������>.��.^.��*>��.��^^  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  Boundary Side Lights  lose at d  Fork:  Frank  'orks,  is  to cost  during  Mutton  Greenwood's stores now  p. m., except on Saturdays.  L. A. Manly, of Grand  preparing to erect a residen  $1 5,000.  Aid. B. Lequimehas been appointed  acting mayor of Grand  the absence of Mayor  on a trip east.  According to a report from Grand  Forks, bullets of solid gold are being  found in some of the properties of  Franklin camp.  H. O. Lamb, editor of thc Boundary Creek Times while Duncan Ross,  M. P., was at Ottawa, left last week  for a month's vacation at the coast.  He  was accompanied by Mrs. Lamb.  According to the Greenwood Ledge,  it is now almost certain that there will  be no Labor Day celebration in that  city this year, the Miners' Union talking of an excursion that day to Curlew  lake.  W. T. Hunter, of Greenwood, has  closed a deal for the purchase of the  R. G. Sidley ranch on Sidley moun  tain, 35 miles west of Midway, 3,000  acres, for approximately $50,000, Mr.  Hunter having previously sold several  million feet of timber to Porter Bros.  With the C. P. R. lands recently acquired in that vicinity, and Indian  leases, Mr. Hunter now has about  13,000 acres of land there.  NAMK OFCOMI'IS*.  CAPITAL.  DIVIDENDS  iPnr:  1'aid  1906  750.000 I Ji '   350,000 -$10 !��moooo  40,000     $5 I _   .04  ���������30  Cariboo-McKiimey�����old ! $ 1,250,000  �� Granbv Consolidated���copper, j    is.ovm.'VX)  4' I  4 Providence��� s:l\-er I 2C0.0.X,  I  I  Total  j  to Date,1  Latest  Date  Ara't  Per  Share  1546,837 : Keb. 19041  43,630 f May, 1906I  -a,??4 j Oct.. 19041  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE  Hie Iwllo-.vnti: table xi%*es thc ore shipments of Bauminrv miu��*  190a. for 1903. for 1904, for 1905. mid tooi, us reported to the Phoem  Mink. Camp. i$oo  Granby Mines Phuriits    64,553  Suowshoc Phoenix 297  Ft   C. Copper Co.  Mothet Lode ���������  t   DcHdwouit  ��� Uouule HeMc Dcmlwood  T Pominioii Copper Co.  w     Brook ly 11-Siemwiuir.. Phoenix  ��� Rawhide Phoeuix  Y riun���. t    Deadwood  w      MouMlhin Kose Summit  ��� AthcMaii Jackput..Weiliijitn  Y Morrison    Y B. C. Mine   Y K.Btll   $ Kmma   ��� Oro Dencjio   J Senator   A No. 37   ���^  Reliance   Snip"1" Kinj*  ��� 901  yi.:  1902  309.858  20,^00  5-34"      99.034    U1,3'0  Winnipeg   Golden Crown  King Solomon.  3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Putin....  Jewel   Carmi   Sally   Kiimbler   Untcher Hoy....  Providence   KUihorn   ' Slrnthnioic   Preston   Prince Henry .  ' SkylnrU   Lft5l Clmnce....  H. V. V. Mine..  Bay    Mavis   llou Pedro   Cresctnl   Helen    Kuby   Republic   Miscellaneous.  Total, tons   Smelter treatment���  Uranby Co   B.C. Copper Co   Dominion Copper Co ...  , Total reduced   .Ueadwood   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit   Summit    Summit   Summit   Wellinston   Wellington   W. Copper   \V. Copper   Central   White's   I.oni; Lake   West Pork   West i-'ork   _.Wc.-t Hoik   West I-'ork   Providence    Providence   Providence   Skylark   Skvlark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   .Skylart   Skylai k   Oreeiiwood  Boundary Palls  nouudary Vails  1,076  2,250  3.-M��  90.600  S4.3S7  ijo.sijS  llT.i.n  61,389   34H.4J9   400,^40   697,404  ���?���:     i\  A-' j THE PHOENIX PIONTT.R  WW  l^m  ...�� -KSS'  u*  III  It  1 J.  ',��  W W.VM'tVnaAIHpa^:  ���MMBfl  When once introduced  o  is a firm friend indeed.  L  And Boundary Mining Journal  The Phoenix Pioneer' ��r��anizcr f"r the im7ior- .If Mr-  . Simpson makes as good a Grit organ-  , izer as he does a newspaper man, he  ;' will be able to round up goodly num-  1 bers of the faithful in the course of  ' his travels, even though they should  \ change their minds before election  ! time and show their satisfaction with  ISSUED ON SATURDAYS BV THk  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO  ! the present government at the polls.  AT PBOKNtX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager  B. C MINING  o  The Iron Mask mine, near Kamloops, is shipping to the Trail smelter.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 6,519 tons, making 190,229 tons  for the year.  One handicap that -the mining industry is suffering from in the Slocan  is a shortage of ore sacks.  At the Ymir mine 25 stamps crushed 150010ns of ore, producing 2S6  ounce's of bullion valued at $3400,  making a total of $7000 for June.  George Aylard has purchased the  Standard mine, a high-grade silver-  lead producer near Silverton, for $30,-  000 cash. Messrs. Grady and Briggs  were the vendors.  There are, eleven smellers in British  Columbia in operation today, with a  combined daily capacity of 7,500 tons  of ore. 'lore than hall of this  capacity is in Hie Boundary with its  three smelters.  ,  PROVINCIAL.  o   ��� 0  is of!" on  Telephones  1 Buslnesa office N'o. 14.  I Manager'a residence. No. is.  ���CBSCRimONS IK   ADVANCE.  Per Tear i1-00  ��lx Month* _ _ -  1.2S  If yon are not a aubaci ber to this paper, this  to an Invitation to you to become one.  '   adrertlainc ratea (urniaheo. on application.  *. Legal notices 10 and j cents per line  .- Four weekly Insertiona constitate one month'.  ��� irert .Inc.  1906   AUG.  1906  Si*. Mm. Tub*. Wed. Thu. Fr..  Sat.  1  2  3  4  5  6789 IO  11  ia 13 14 15 16' 17  18  19 20 21 22 23 34  25  26 27 38 39 30 31  The Moyie Leader thinks the post-  office officials at Ottawa, in suppressing  Lowery's Claim, are afraid of naked  truth. And there may be something  in it. The Herald, of Cranbrook, suggests that the Colonel should clothe  his ideas in pajamas. The Spokane  Spokesman- Review gives Lowery and  his Claim about a column of free advertising. All of which, as we remarked  before, is good advertising for Lowery.  Wonder if he put the pbstoffice people  up to this ?  The concentrator men at the St.  Eugene are asking for an eight hour  day. A petition is now being circulated among the mil! men and it is said  there are no refusals. It will be a  unanimous request.  The Nevada, Columbia and Edward  1). claims, on Sheep creek, Ymir mining division, have been bonded by  Charles Oimstead of New York fur  $300,000. Additional men are to be  j placed at work on the property at  cince. The owners, J. G- Devlin, H.  Amos and A. Pool, are to receive a  royally on all ore shipped.  In addition to the Guggenheim Exploration Co, whose operations in  Cariboo are attracting considerable  attention, other companies are preparing for active work in that wealthy  section of our province. Prominent  among them is Howard W. DuBois, of  Philadelphia. Pa.T who has in:eres:ec  a company of capitalists  of Phrladel  ;Scarcely a week goes by that operations are not started on some new  property in the Boundary district. Let  the good work keep up.  In its last issue the Sandon Mining  "Standard says:    "The agony is over.  Our funeral takes place  today.    All  are invited to attend.    No  flowers.''  ~And a new weekly is started  at  Pen-  ticton called the Press.  The postal service between Phoenix and Greenwood is one of the slowest things on earth. It may be un-  gentlemanly lo be in a hurry but surely two days is a little too long to bring  a letter five miles.���Greenwood Ledge.  The Ledge evidently thinks it takes  a long time to transport the mails in  this section. I ast week, the Ledge,  published on Thursday, reached Phoenix on Saturday. That should be fast  enough ior any man, an average rate  of not two miles a day. If the pace is  increased very much, some one in this  country will have heart failure, and  then think what Duncan Ross, will be  responsible for.  The Nelson  lacrosse team  a trip to the coast.  The 10 year .old son of Mr. and  Mrs. J. Fred Hume was drowned near  Nelson on August ist.  It is reported on good authority  that the Union Pacific R. R. will extend its line to Vancouver.  Col. Baker, founder of Cranbrook,  died at Inglewood, England, on July  31st, of heart' failure, succeeding an  attack of pneumonia.  The Fernie Ledger has entered upon the second year of its publication  under the editorship of D. V. Mott  and the managership of G. G. Meikle.  P. 0.  Box 56. Phoenix Market.  'Phone  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and flame in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Geological Survey.  Director Low of the geological survey department, leaves for British Columbia this week to look into the work  being done there. It is understood  that the place formerly filled by the  director has been tendered to R. W.  Brock, who is one of the most capable  and efficient officers of the department.  Mr. Brock was appointed to the permanent staffon May ist, 1S97, and  acted during that season as assistant  to one of the field parties in British  Columbia. In 1S9S he was giveu  charge of a field party in West Kootenay, aud since then has geologically  examined West Kootenay, East Yale,  Boundary Creek, Lardeau and Rossland districts. The work of Mr.  Brock in these districts has met with  the highest praise from the local mining communities and his advice and  judgment is readily accepted in all important mining problems in British Columbia. Mr. Brock has received the  degree of M. A. from the Queen's,  Kingston, and has taken a post graduate course in geology under Prof. Rosen busch at Heidelberg, Germany.  During the past few years Mr. Brock  has acted during the winter months as  instructor of mineralogy,   mining and  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,   Eholt ami all  the  other  principle Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and ^ ukon.  Headquarters: IIeatl^,mrter8/?ir??.xT�������?;;.   ��� ,-,  NELSON, B.C. GRhhNUOOD,  J$.C-  y  1 Phoenix-  Gteenwood  Stage Line  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.3O a. in  1.30 p. in  '.���I  ���I  Standard Tinu  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  O'***************''*'*^  ���w^^O^****1******;^***'^**^*'**0  G* A# R*  Rates  &!��**  I. H. HALLhTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pi,,,,,  Cnble Address:       HAU.HTT.  lied fold M'Ncif*  "eal's  Codes  1 lied fold M'N'e  I Molting 8c Nc  (I.eiber'B.  Greenwood, B. c  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS '  and BATHROOM.  "OENIX, li. c_  Hotel Hahnorul  Cor. first & Knob Hill Ave  V    KingEdwardLodge,No36  ^\  jT"^}, .--p.......     ���lllllll >I ��wi null   0   I)      IM c  \M ^    ond Tliursdny ofencli mouth '  Kitiergenl meetings ascalled-u..,. ,  Hall, McHnle Block.     lK-n-M"��>iiic  O. H.MOKK1LL,        R, B. BOI.'CH1-;k   m n  Secretary. '   ' '  W.M.  A.  phia  and New York   in  a   large   by- j ^savin*. and as professor of geology at  draulic mimng property at Twenw-mtle | Queen's.    He  now   wishes "to devote  his entire time to his duties in the de-  Creek on the south side of the mam  Quesnelle river, about 2c miles west cf  Quesnelle Forks. Mr. UuBois is at  work with a large force of men exploring the route for a canal.  panmeni.  The man who knows everything asserts that Greenwood is to have .another smelter some fine day. Let them  all come; it is certain there is enough  ore in the hills of the Boundary to  feed many more smelters. We hope  the Greenwood report may be founded  on fact.  "When 'completed and in full operating order, the British Columbia Copper  Co., Ltd., will have in its reconstructed j  smelter, at Greenwood, one of the most ]  'modern  and   down-to date   reduction  J works in the Dominion of Canada. And  Manager McAllister expects to handle  -2,000 tons   of ore daily  at   the   new  "plant.    No wonder  the  company officials are  talking of dividends at no  very, distant date, with   such   a plant  land.copper at iS cents or better per  -pound.   The fruit  ranchers  around   Nelson  'have met and resoluted that they want,' Boundarv  The Grit politicians of this province  must be proud   of their   record in digging up mare's nests.    During the last  session they announced in scare heads  that the McBride government was tottering to an ignominious fall,   and   almost announced the exact  date of the  tumble.    They   unearthed  that awful  Kaien island deal, and referred repeatedly to the "band of ad venturers, male  and   female,"    rolling  it   under  their  tongues like a sweet morsel; they also  trotted out the horrible   Pendray deal,  the leading spirits being   the Victoria  Times and Vancouver World, followed  by the lesser lights.    But they should  now, one and all, be able to crawl into  an exceeding small hole, for they knew  that their dire prognostications   would  turn out to be  so much hot air,  and  the commissions appointed   to investigate the   deals   found   nothing wrong.  Latterly they have been busy preparing  for an election,   but they   seem   to be  the only   ones   that   know  any   thing  about it.    It is   a  case   of the   blind  leading the blind.  Georgia Minstrels  -Richards &r Pringle's Famous Georgia Minstrels continue to do large business everywhere and it is likely to do  the same in this city at the Phoenix  opera house on Wednesday, August  15th, for there is a facination about  the fun and music that will draw the  people to the theater many times. The  ."Georgias" have reached the comfortable stage where the main thought of  the management is on the frills, the  public having the assurance that they  like the show.  The performance given by these  "Sons of Ham" gained its vitality with  the introduction of something new  each season, and this, their 28th annual tour, a program of novelty is promised of unusual excellence.  The usual parade will be- given at  11:30 a. m.  Alberta Towns.  The recent census of Alberta, not  quite completed yet, gives the following returns for the population of the  principal towns : The figures for Calgary are rather a surprise, as the population was generally supposed to be  over 15,000. Edmonton, with Strath-  cona, is already the biggest town in  the province :  Calgary     u,937  Edmonton 11,534  Strathcona    2,927  Lethbridge    3,r2S  Wetaskiwin    .   1,654  Red Ueer    1,420  Macieod    1,144  High River    1,108  Lacombe    1,015  Cardston    1,002  Fort  Saskatchewan       473  Visiting   Days.  The growth of Phoenix the past  two years has increased the patronage  of the Phoenix General Hospital proportionately. The increased work  arising from these new conditions,made  it necessary a year ago for the directors to arrange visiting days and hours  for the public and friends of the sick  and injured. The cards then issued  must have all been destryed, as the  public is again calling at all hours, requiring nearly all of the Matron's  time to receive visitors and answer  questions.  All persons wishing to see their  friends are earnestly requested to cut  this notice out, paste it on their looking glasses, and call only on the days  and hours indicated :  Sundays, 3 to 5 p. m.  Wednesdays,  3 to 5 p. m.  Mondays,   7  to S p.  m.  Thursdays,  7 to S p.   m.  V. M. Sherbixo,  Sec.-Treas.  On account of the National Encampment   of the   Grand  Army of the Republic in Minneapolis, August 13-1S, the  Great Northern Railway  will sell round trip tickets from Phoenix to  St.   Paul  and   Minneapolis  for $55. TO  Tickets on Sale Aug. 7-S-9, Final   Return   Limit October 31.  For further particulars see  M. M. Stephens, Agent,    or S^G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Wash.  'THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  'He's Hell on Rocks."  Fort  Saskatchewan  Ponoka    38S  473  Walter Harvey Weed, of Washing,  ton, D. C, of the United States geological survey, it will be remembered,  spent some time in Phoenix camp last  fall on professional business. Quite  recently he has been out in Camp  Hediey, and it was understood there  that his visit was under a special commission from the principals of the Yale  Mining Co. and the Daly Reduction  Co., who are said to be quarreling  among themselves. Mr. Weed's standing as a geologist is well known to the  scientific world, and especially in the  domain of economic geology where the  science relates to production of precious metals. Books which he published make him an authority on the  subject. As one Hediey prospector  puts it, "His name would indicate that  he isn't up to much in the vegetable  kingdom, but he's simply hell on  rocks."  Issues  Drafts j  Money Orders j  Travelling Checks j  Letters of Credit I  Payable Everywhere. !  Savings  Department  Deposits of $r .00 and up- J  wards recehed. Interest;  credited twice a year. j  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.00  RESERVE  $1,600,000.00  ESTABLISHED  1859.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK l.ODGK N0)t  Meets every Moudny Itveutng   at Miners' |(B||  Visiliiiu brethren cordially invited.  R.Silvertliorne N. <;.  Oko. R. Mead. Kec.Sec'y.  Miircus Murtiu, Per. Kin. Secy  liARRY~HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER.  Control mid Umpire assaying a ��|iecinlty Shbi  pies received by mull ur express ��M��v7d  and returns made next day. I'orrrspcKlti "  sulk-led,   Ore shippers aKeut.  GKEEN WOOD. B. C.  A. D. MORRISON ~~  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Loci Time IlwpcctTrfor S. F. & N  (Ihjjli Class Goods always in Stock )  Grand Porks. B. C.  ^OREGON  Sho^tLine  and Union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Trains Daii.v.  Steamship tickets to Ku rope ami otliei  foreign countries.  Phoenix Opera House  WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15  An Ornate  B'aze  of Glory!    A Gleeful Commingling of Joviality !  Duncan Ross states in the Boundary  Creek Times that improvements  will  be made in   the   mail   service   of the  notwithstanding  what   he  Chinese admitted to this province with- calls the hysterical  vaporings of such  out head-tax, as they claim they can  not'get labor to pick their crops. We  "will venture the opinion that the said  ranchers will find a good deal of opposition before they succeed in getting the  Chinks in to the extent that they would  like. There is also one thing pretty  'certain, if a horde of them do reach  "Nelson, they will not care to try the  high elevation of Phoenix.  Over in Alberta they are criticising  the mail service afforded  much  more  than in the  Boundary���and  from  reports they have occasion to do so.    If  the great and glorious Laurier govern-  ' meht had spent less money on costly  "government buildings in Nelson, Rossland and other  places, and   more on  looking after  the  service, the service  would be better.    Not that Rossland  "and Nelson are not deserving of ��ood  Tory organs as the Nelson Canadian  and the Phoenix Pioneer. It is an incontrovertible fact, however, and Mr.  Ross dare not deny it, that most of the  improvements made in the mail service  in the Boundary in the last year or two  were made because the Pioneer and  the people of Phoenix insistently  showed the postoffice department  where they were needed and justified.  And while we are on the subject, is it  not a pretty state of affairs when the  supposedly well-posted officials at Ottawa must have the need of such  things driven into their pates with a  sledgehammer, as it were? They should  take the initiative in postal changes,  the need of which is self evident, and  not have to be coaxed to make the  changes.  OUR COPPER CORNER  RICH ft RDS& PRINGLE'S  FAMOOS  GEORGIA  MINSTRELS  E3  MATTKRS  OF   INTEREST   TO   THOSE    INTERESTED  COPPER   MINING    INDUSTRY  IN    THK  **����5��^��S��S>^<<G>��9>��^  Thc Iron Mask.  A mine of importance of which  comparitively little is heard in this  province is the Iron Mask, located five  miles from Kamloops. This week T.  J. Ferguson, superintendent of this  mine, and formerly a resident here,  was in Phoenix, coming after his fami  per ton net is received from shipments  after freight and smelting charges are  met, which leaves a handsome profit  to the shareholders of the company.  At the Iron Mask the ore body at  the 500-foot level is 6S feet wide from  wall to wall, increasing in width as  depth is obtained, it being 108 feet  level.    The val-  LOW RATES  TO    EASTERN   POINTS  AND RETURN  go Wm  BEACH  For   your vacation.  $20  Round  Trip  .STOPOVKR.S AT PORTLANI.i.  Wiito for hook, rules, etc.  II.  C. MTJNSON, G. P. ot T. A.  Spokane, Wash.  Hospital Donations  Liat of Douutiona received   since Jan.  lat, 1905, to the Phoenix  General  Hospital :  Cash J10 R. Hoirell  Ca*h J25 _ j. |(. Macaulay  Cash Is  a. P. Bcrrv  Bookcase _ A. K. II. Clark  Bed r.iiieii.4df)x Horpitnl  Ladirs  Aid  Cash 550 _ |r t. Bank  Cash $10 jas   McCreatb  Cash Jjs I'mailfan Rand Drill Co.  Sptinj- C0t a. B   Hood  MaplcSyrup  f  Friend  CienHeman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. n. Bovlc  Old Linen .Mrs J. Cratvloid  1 Box Books Mrs  B. A. W. Ilodiies  Cash $20 _ a Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co.. Full Set Boilei Tubei  Cord Wood f. Bucklesn  Average Prices ol Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. r.ukr  ARRIVAL OF THE GEORGIAS OK THEIR SPECIAL TBA1H  _ A Coalition of Mirth, Vivacity, _ ATk  fl.nrl fra.iAf.v TCv  and Gaiety  The Big   /^J    Comedians-  -Clarence Powell, .lames Crosliy, Kreil .Sim-  pson, Harry Bnrr-jrimni, Frank Kirk and  Lester AIi'Daniel.*.  Reserved Seats $1, Admission 50c,  75c  M011I.I1.           1<X>4    IS)05 11)0-1  Jainiari- 12 410 15.05 12.553  Fehruary. ..12.003 15.010 111.215  Mincli 12.208 I5.2(>8 12 250  April.; 12 022  14 (US 13.12(1  May 12.75S 14 027 13 000  ���lime 12.20!) 14.07;; I2.."f>!��  July i2 27!�� 14.888 12 500  August 12.342 16.7!) I2"40S  .12.404  J 5 905 12.020  .12.004  Ui.38 13.117  .14.283 10 080 14.455  .14.0ti0  1S.400 14.850  ���^euti-iiilier.  Octol.i-i- . . .  November .  December .  lf)05  15.12).  15.136  15.046  15.0I0  14.820  14.81'-*  |5.I'<1>5  15.73  I5.H7;  I��i-I4  10 Si  18 2S  Year 12.820 15.020 12.000    15.7  Plan at Btown's Store.  ly, and he told the Pioneer something j wide at the 6oo-foot  of this property. It consists of four ��� ues also increase with depth, car-  copper claims, which are owned by the I rying some $8 in gold. A new lead  Iron Mask Mines, Ltd., composed of! has also been struck recently, running  wealthy English   capitalists,   Capt. Jo- j north and   south, with   copper   carbo  The intense itching characteristic of  buildings  for  Federal   uses,  but half !sa!t rheum and eczema is instantly al-  ,u   ��� ��� u i j   u       I layed by applying Chamberlain's Salve,  the money in each   case   would  have; .������ ���.,.   V      ,        ,. ...      .  'answered every purpose for many years.  As a cure for skin   diseases   this salve  j is unequaled.  For sale by J. B. Boyle  The Liberals show they really think '  ��������� ���!���,..:,-.. ...:u t     u i i ���      t.- I     Jjast weeks ore shipments from the  am election will be held in  this  prov-   Yale-Kootenay   mines    were    28,9io  mce some time in the course of thejtons, of which over :o,ooo   tons came  ndxt year or two, by appointing F. E. I from Boundary properties.    The total  Simpson,  of the  Cranbrook   Herald, jfor the vear is now 929.57�� i0���-  seph Argall   being the   resident mana  ger of the concern.  This property has been under development for several years, and is the  only one of special prominence, so far  as production goes, in this district.  But it has been doing very well, and  is now a profitable undertaking. It is  now a profitable nndertaking. It is  a shaft proposition, with long- drifts at  the 200, 300, 400, 500 and 600-foot  levels. The ore now being shipped  comes from thc 500 and 600-foot levels, it being a copper sulphide. It  goes to the Trail smelter, at the rate of  about 1,800 tons a month, or two cars  daily. The ore is hauled by traction  engines and six teams from the mine  to the railway siding, three miles distant.  As to values, a   return of about $25  nates giving returns of $53 per ton. It  is the intention shortly to begin the  running of a 1,000-foot tunnel, and to  "glory hole" the ore from a favorable  point.  A year ago but 60 men were im  ployed at the Iron Mask, while today  the mine force numbers 160 men. The  company owns a small smelter and a  concentrator, which   have been opera  FIDELITY     BONDS,  eson  3nsurance agent  KIRK,       LH'li  AMI  ACC.IDENT.  COMMISSIONER    FOR    TAKING  ��� PI..VTH  AFFIDAVITS  GLASS'  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Predict Big Attendance.  Robert H. Cosgrove, secretary and  manager of the Spokane Interstate  fais, which opens September 24th, has  returned from Winnipeg, where he attended the great Canadian annual fair.  He says the attendance at all the early  ted, but the grade of the ore ha"s in- [ fairs this year is greater than ever he-  creased so favorably in recent months 1 fore, and all exhibitors and men who  that it has not been found necessary  to operate either of these   plants,   the  ore being sent out direct to the smelter at Trail where a comparitively low-  treatment rate is given. 1 here is talk  of a 600-ton smelter being built in  that locality, and Mr. Ferguson thinks  the Iron Mask could easily keep such  a smelter busy.  take concessions predict a record  breaking attendance at Spokane this  year. Mr. Cosgrove and John W.  Pace, secretary of the Montana State  fair, booked a number of leading attractions for Spokane and Montana  fairs which will be novelties.  Boundary Customs Receipts.  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at  Grand Forks, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts  at the various Boundary sub-customs  offices, as reported for the month of  July:  Midway $5,848 36  Grand  Forks   .   2j084   j(j  Greenwood..    2,106 49  Fh"enix    1,111  46  S'd'ey       398  r��         '189 oS  COLUMBIA!^ COLLECL  Founi'eil 1802���Im-orpoialed 1803.  NEW WKsTVIINSTKK. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for Html-  entfl of both Hexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior student.", <loiri|t grade public school work.  Does hiu'li school work, confers nil liiub  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education 111  its Collegiate Coin-He and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A In University work, can take students- tbroiik'b  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo Univemity, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bursar.  THE  STRATHCONA  PIELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKTNS* memeg^-  Carson.  Cascade  r,        135 04  Osoyoos         y,   I?  Keremeos  ro  36  Total $12,866  25  1 flit U i k b  Special Rates to Commercial Men-  Good Sample Rooms.  IIP  'sM&iii&fcii TTTR rnnTsjKTX PIONT^KH.  ���V,  ���  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W.  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary countty given on application.  Dominion  Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  **��� Phoenix, B.C.  ���  ���  > '&*+��4&444f<f*-4r+*4ririHr4Hr4>'4<g&i  i  WINERS  AND   LIQUORS  We buy in carloads direct from the Distiller :  Walker's Rye in barrels and half barrels  "       Canadian Club, Imperial and Baronial in cases.  Goodcrhcvin t'-i Worts' in barrels.  " " Special and ordinary in cases.  Brandies���Jules Coadon & Cic,   Charente,  France,   Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Scotch���Robertson, Sanderson &r Co.,   Leith,   Scotland  Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Imported and Domestic Cigars and Cigarettes.  Greenwood    Liquor   Co., qreenwood. b. c.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  25  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies.  ���^Smelter Lake  Knob Hill Ave.  (PHONE 34.)  as there is no  Harness Shop iu   either Greenwood or Grand Forks, have stocked up  with   Harness   Parts.  Prompt  Attention   to   orders  at any  hour of day or night.  Church Services Tomorrow f  9>*****a^p^��^^j^j^j^j^j^^pp^^^0i I  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wesley  Miller, supply.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:0c a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.'  Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy 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.  Church of England���Services ist and  3d Sundays each month, 3:30 p. m.,  by Rev. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  LETTER FROM  FAR NORTH  Newsy Budget From Former  Phoenican.  Stomach Troubles  and Constipation.  No one can reasonably hope for  good digestion when the bowels are  constipated. Mr. Chas. Baldwin, of  Edwardsville, 111., says: "1 suffered  from chronic constipation and stomach  troubles for several years, but, thanks  to Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets, am almost cured." Why not  get a package of these tablets and get  well and stay well? Price 25 cents.  Samples free. For sale by J. B. Boyle.  Elmer D. Hall Tells of Cc  ditions There.  Great Northern Special Rates.  To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth,  Superior, Sioux City, Council Bluffs,  Omaha, St. Joseph, Kansas City,  Houston, Mineola, Tex., Fort William,  Chicago and St. Louis at rates of one  first-class fare, plus $10; returning via  California, $37.15 higher. Dates of  sale: June 4, 6, 7, 23 and 25, July 2,  3, August 7, 8 and 9, September Sand  10. Going transit limit 10 days from  date, of sale; final return limit 90 days  or not later than October 31.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  to  A prai-tiial book of nearly a thousand pages, useful   to  all and   necessarv  most men unbailed in any bruiicn of t >e Copper Industry.  Its farts will pass muster with the trained scientists, and its language ia  e*n'|v iiiulnrilood bv the everv-tlav m-'.n.  Iti.-:idozen bjoks in one, covering tiie History, Uses, Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistics of  Copper.  lurives the plain facts in plain English without fear or favor.  11 lisU and describes 3,841) eupper mines and companiea, in all parts of the  worlil.desiiriwiions running from two lines to 12 pages, according to importance  of tin* propertv.  The COJ'PISR HANDBOOK if-: conceded to he tho  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper  The miner needs the book for the incts it gives him about  mines, mining and  iiii'tal. , ...   .        , ,  The invf-stor nee Is the book for the facts it gives hitn about Mining invest-  iimii* and Copper Statistics. Hundreds of Swindling Companies are exposed  in i.hiin Knulisb. .,.,.  '.l-i-ii-i: is*i> ,in Buckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morocco. Will  In: sent full v prepaid, on approval, to anv address ordered, ami may be returned  within 11 wt-eko! receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block. Hoiuhton   Hich.. U. S. A.  m  Buckless   Brothers  81  i  Orders   J*t _  Prompt  Attention  m Express and Baggage" Transferred, to   and  S from all Trains.  Heavy Draying���Furniture M ving.  Phoenix, B. C.  Phoenix Livery Stable  D.   J.   McDonald,    Prop.  I FvPrvthiaKr  M^W  CARRIAGES    AND    OTHER    RIGS  I I.VCI Jlllll.g  lieW   HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  j " ""��������� ���'���" HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  j Delivered to any part of the city.  { Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  I patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION  AVE., COR.  BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B.C.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  Tei. No. is. Fish,   Poultry and Oysters.  Summer  Diarrhoea   in Children  During the hot weather of the summer months, the first unnatural looseness of a child's bowels should have  immediate attention, so as to check  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a few doses of  Chamberlain s Cholic,Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, followed by a dose of  castor oil to cleanse the system. Rev.  M. O. Stockland, Pastor of the first  M. E. Church, Little Falls, Minn.,  writes: "We have used Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  for several years and find it a very val  uable remedy, especially for summer  disorders in children." Sold by J. B.  Boyle.  tatest Mining Stock Quotations.  Following are the approximate prices  of mining stocks for this week :  SID A9KBD  American  Bov  % 01>4'  B.   C.  Standa'rd  20 25  Belcher Mountain  45 50  B.   C.   Copper  7 50 7 75  Can. Con.  U.  and  S.. 128 00    130 00  California  02 04  Can. Gold  Fields  06J.J 07  Cariboo-McKinney  02 03  Copper  King  00 07  Dominion   Copper .... 2 00 3 00  Denoro Mines  07 08  Deer Trail  Con  01�� 02  Eureka  Copper   ....   . ��� 10  Granbv Con  11 25 11 75  Fisher" Maiden  02 03  Giant  01 02  International Coal  60 70  Jumbo  1G 20  La   Plata  15 20  North Star  05 06J��  Pathfinder  03& 04.!^  Payne      04 05  Referendum  05 06  Rambler-Cariboo  24 20  Sullivan  03?.( 04,4'  Snowstorm  1 'JO 2 10  Sonora  03,4 04  Stewart  75 1 25  Tamarack & Cbespeake 90 1 10  White   Bear  07 08  Washington  Meteor... 11 13  GRFAT NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix to Chicago, St. Louie, St.Panl,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kausaa City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Blurt's, Sioux City and Fort William at  first class fine plus $10 for the round  trip. Selling dates July 2nd and August  7th, 8th and !)tb, and Sept. 8U1 and 10th,  good for 00 davs, but not after October  31ft. 1900. Ten days will be allowed  from dale of sale on going portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, St. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  Odd   Fellows,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Skit.  12-23, 1900.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Going limit, Sept. 22. Final return limit,  Nov. 30th, 1900.  Knights of Pvthias, Nkw Oklkanb,  Oct. 15-25xn. 1906.  Selling dates, Oct. 7th and 8th. Going  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will take half the  above rates.  S. G. Yehkkb, Aset.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M.M.Sncrn-KSo. Agent, Phoenix, B.O  Delicious all ^3te>  Tffibfe Sugars,  SOLD  I'M  \1b.&eritoA \md��ge&,  &Y ALL GROCERS.  !  ^SjiiiwwSKi,  ,   ^^^^m^mE^^' *re manufactured enhrely from  CijniSiSFgrarvn on our own Esfotes.They arei absolufel^re br.ll.an m  ^earan^rTd possess superior ^^\vgc^^^\^^^pj^mj  kl    *    THE B.C. SUGAR REFINING  CO.L^yAHCOUVER:_BJC^M^  Many residents of the Boundary  and Phoenix will remember Elmer D.  Hall, formerly a partner in the Phoenix Pioneer, but who sold out over  three years ago, went to Washington,  D. C, to learn machine typesetting,  and has made good ever since in different parts of the west. A couple of  months since he accepted a position as  machine operator on the Daily Times,  in the new and booming town of Fairbanks, Alaska. The following letter,  received by the editor of the Pioneer  from Mr. Hall���which by the way,  was 26 days in reaching Phoenix���  contains much of interest about that  north country:  Fairbanks* Alaska, July 10, 1906  I left Seattle just one month ago today, and made remarkably good lime  coming in, having made the trip in  just eighteen days. 1 came in by way  of the "Inside Passage," via Ketchikan, Juneau, Treadwell, Skagway,  Whitehorse, Dawson and Circle City,  leaving the Yukon at Fort Gibbins and  coming 200 miles up the Tanana river  to this place  This was the finest trip  of my life.  The scenery is something that beggars;  description���one continuous chain of;  islands on the "outside;" and immense'  mountains and glaciers on the landside, i  make  the   voyage   one  of   continual j  interest.    The trip down   the  Yukon i  from Whitehorse is something grand.  The sun never went   down   from   the  time  we   left   Dawson   until  after we  passed through the Arctic circle at Fort  Yukon.    Just think of the sun shining  at 12 o'clock at night!  This country is out of joint." Nothing stops here. Building continues  day and night���in fact, there are more  men working on outside work at night  than in the day. For some unaccountable reason, there is a difference in  the temperature of about 6 degrees between day and night. The sun went  down last night from 11:35 to about  1:25, but it had no effect on the daylight���the sun just skimming along the  horizon and throwing the magnificent  peak of old Mt. McKinley, the highest  peak ia America���over 22,000 feet���  into prominence.  This whole country is one vast  flower garden. The hills and river  banks are fairly covered. It seems  strange, when, by digging to a depth  of ten feet, one encounters frozen  ground, which is estimated to reach a  depth of 300 feet. The town is fairly  alive with dogs of all descriptions, and  almost everyone of them is worth from  $90 to $200. They are more valuable  than horses in this country. Six dogs  can take 1,000 pounds over the snow  and ice at the rate of 35 miles a day.  which seems almost beyond belief.  There are. two daily papers here and  Thompson, of Trail, Rossland and  Dawson fame, will put in a morning  and evening plant next week. I can  see the finish of somebody. Think of  two morning and two evening papers  being published in a town of 4,000,  Ads go at $22 p-r inch per month.  Meals are 75c and you can get a bed  for $1, that is a cot. The Times is  the most substantial proposition in the  town. The owner only gets a royalty  of $6 a day out of his chums. If he  isn't careful the Times will help him  take care of some of his dust. I am  good for about $300 per month here.  I will stay until spring, and then  walk out over the ice and snow to Val-  dez, a distance of 490 miles, and lake  boat for Seattle. I never saw so much  gold outside of the treasury in Washington. 1 saw two pack horse loads  cfgold come in from Cherry Creek  day before yesterday. It was un'oad-  ed on the sidewalk and left there for  more than an hour as though it were  nothing more than scrap iron. The  banks keep the nuggets in pails, back  of the railings. One man with a gun  could rob the town, but he could not  get away if he did. Everyone is honest here, for some unaccountable reason. Thete are no ( rimes committed.  Bad characters are not allowed to  land, but are sent back instanti-r.  I saw Jack Lynch in Da-vson. who  used to tend bar at the Victoria. I  have met more than 50 of oid Grand  Forks and Boundary people. It is so  hot that it is only with great effort that  I write. There will only be about two  weeks more  of  hot   weather,   then   a  Rxellnble Mr. Ooolev.  The 'original Mr. Dooley having  been told by an impressionable and  excitable individual that the country is  in a state of revolution and that great  political changes are impending everywhere, takes up bis pen and writes:,  "I'm sthrong f'r anny rivolution that  ain't goin' to happen in my day. But  th' truth is, my boy, that nawthin' happens annyhow. 1 see great changes  taken* place ivry day, but no change  at all ivry filty years. What we call  ibis here counthry iv ours pretinds to  want to thry new experiments, but a  sudden change gives us a chill. It's  been to the circus and bought railroad  tickets in a hurry so often thai ii thinks  quick change is short change. Whin  I take me mornin' walk an' see little  boys an' girls with their dinner |>a'l.s  011 their arms goin' down lo th' yards,  I'm th' hottest Socialist ye iver see.  I'd be annything to stop it. I'd be a  Raypublican even. But whin 1 think  how long this foolish old buildin' has  stood an' how manny a good head has  busted agninst it, I begin to wondher  whether 'tis anny use f'r ye or me to  thry to bump it off th' map."  Am Ancient Inscription.  The following interesting and ingenious puzzle was found a few days ago  in a remote corner of Old Ironsides  townsite, Phoenix. It was inscribed  in ancient Roman characters on a curiously shaped stone of black basalt, and  aroused considerable interest among  local antiquarians :  I  FY  OUO  WEFO  RYOUR  .  PA PL  RPA  YU  P  The Pioneer   has   the  key to these  Roman   characters, and   any   of  our  readers can get same by calling at this  office.  Excursion  Trips East.. . ������.  $55.10  month of medium weather, then the  long cold eight months of winter,  coupled with the six months of darkness.  This is certain')' an interesting  country. I went through the great  Treadwell mine while there, and it is  truly a great sight. When I clung to  an iron bar and gazed down into the  depths of the famous ''glory hole", my  hair fairly stood on end. The men  and drills looked like ants. They kill  on an average of one man a day in this  hole and the other works together.  Have not received the Pioneer yet.  Ei.mkk  D. Ham..  Coming Events.  Labor   Day,   Cranbrook,   Monday,  September 3rd.  Nelson Fair, September 19,  20 and  2 r.  Spokane Interstate fair, September  24 to October 6.  New Westminster t'air, October 2d  to 6th.  "Make   Hay  While the Sun Shines."  There is a lesson in the work of the  thrifty farmer. He knows that the  bright sunshine may last but a day and  he prepares for the showers which are  so liable to follow. So it should be  with every household. Dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera morbus may attack  some member of the home without  warning. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, which is  the best known medicine for these diseases, should always be kept at hand,  as immediate treatment is necessary,  and delay may prove fatal. For sale  by J. B. Boyle.  Can Sweet Province.  Premier McBride and his colleagues  can sweep the province whenever they  choose to appeal to the electorate.  Campaigns of slander that collapse as  soon as the charges on which they are  based are investigated cannot blind the  people to the fact that British Columbia is enjoying a period of unexampled  prosperity, due to clean and capable  administration and far-sighted financial  policy. Even intelligent Liberals reluctantly admit that the tide is running  strong against the opposition.���Nelson  Canadian.  Unnecessary  Expense.  Acute attacks of colic and diarrhoea  come on without warning and prompt  relief must be obtained. There is no  necessity of incurring the expense of a  physician's service in such cases if  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is at hand. A dose  of this remedy will relieve the patient  before a doctor could arrive. It has  never been known to fail, even in the  most severe and dangerous cases and  no family should be without it. For  sale by J. B. Boyle.  MRS. LUKE MORRIS,  GIVEN  UP  TO   DIE.  HAD SEVEN DOCTORS.  PE-RU-NA SAVED HER.  Mrs. Luke A. Morris, Jacksonville,  Fla., writes:  "Peruna has done me more good  than any other medicine I have ever  taken, and that la saying a good deal,  as I have bad seven doctors treating  me In the past two years.  "1 ��nly -wish I had begun taking  your ���wonderful medicine some time  ago, and 1 would have saved so many  doctor bills.  "/ was completely yun down, and  given up to die, but Peruna braced me  up and gave me a good appetite.  "1 have taken uot quite six bottles of  Peruna and would not give it up lor ail  the other medicines in tho world.  "/ thank you for all the good you  have done me. 1 hope every sick  woman who reads my name will give  the medicine a trial."  "Mrs. Luke Morris.  Address Dr. Hartuiau, President of  The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus,  Ohio.  Winnipeg, Port  Arthur,  St. Paul Duluth  Sioux City  Kansas City .$60.85    St.Louis.$62.bo  Chicago $66 60  On sale August 7-8 9: Septembei S 10  Final   Limit. Oct. 31st.  TORONTO,  $79.25  On sale Sept. 8 9 10.   Limit, Nov. 30th  MILWAUKEE,   $64.80  On sale Aug. 7-89.     Limit, Oct   31st  ���Through rates all stations   ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NEW YORK  New England,  Maritime  Provinces on  application.  For rales, folders and tickets apply  to local agent or to  A. W. Halicv, E. J. Covi.k.  Agent, A.C.. P..\ ���.���!.,  Phoenix, B.C.     Vancouver. B.C.  J. S. Cartkk, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C..  Corporation of the CltV  of Phoenix.  NOTICE.  Notice is heichv given that the first sitting o!  the Annual Court ol Revision of the Municipality  of the City of Phoenix, B. C , will be held iu the  Council Chamber cityhiiU, on Saturday, the l8th  day of August, 1906. at two o'clrclc P M , for the  qurpose of hearing complaints .against the assessment made by the assessor, and for revising  and correcting the assessment roll.  O. J. Matheson,  C. M. C.  Phoenix B, C, Inly 6. 1006.  y��@����&��G����S&^^  Fresh Vegetables  Diruct From the Farm  to Your Table.     .    .  Wil! visit Phoenix every Tuesday and Friday with the freshest  and latest productions of the  Kettle River Valley. Rhubarb a  specialty.   Fruit in season.  A. Galloway,  ���% Columbia, B. C.  naily  L-nve  COMFORTABLE WAY.  F. & N. RY.  PHOENIX  Daily  Arrive  Spokane,       rteatiU*,.  Everett, Bellitighaiul  9x0 a.m.j Vancouver  ViaoriR,; 6:55 p.m.  j and all Coast 1  i points }          I Spokane,       Fernie,j  9:00  a.m.   Winnipeg, St. Paul,; 6:55 p.m.  j Minneapolis j  "Korks.    Re-'  i (.iraud  I public, Curlew,  j cus and  Kerry (Mid-  ' way) :  ��� ��� a ���, ! Northport, Kosslamp ,._. ��� ���,  9:00 a.ni j Ncls0If ; ; 6o5 p.m  ��������: 6-55 p.m-  I Kx. Sun.  9.00 a.m.  Ex.  Sun.  I Kaslo,  irandon  <5  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  '���ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  2'-da;ly overland trains���a  From   Spokane  for   Winnipeg, St.  Paul, I  Minneapolis,   St.  Louis    Chicago  and   all |  points east.  Kor complete information,   rates,   berth [  reservations, etc., call on or uddress,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agent,  r'hoenix  S  fl.yfiUKKd, A   G.P.A.,    .  Seattle.!!  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A   T.TURANO, Pr p.  Boots and Shoes made lo order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof.  First Street - Opp. Knob Hill Hotel  Phoeuix. B. C.  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your   supply   of  Fire   Wood,  either   for   immediate  use   or for the  future.     All orders promptly filled.  GENERAL    SANITARY    ANO    SCAVKNCKR  WORK DONE ON SHORT N'OTICK.  D. L. Mclntominey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. Rj?2. PHOICNIX, B.C.  J a ��� t  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Ci^^Thc most perfectly appointed Health  ami Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  plelesystem of Haths���including; Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curntiv;  properties of its waters are nue<jualed.  Kor Curing all Rheumatic. Nervom and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  itltneuts.  For Eliminating all MetallitPoisaiis from tlw  System  The grandeur ot the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakcs.water'nlls  >oatiug, yachting, fishing, shooting, excur-uf u>  i~nu'**. If winter climat** �����* iiM**t��ri>!��������-*��*(! loi  mJMueii H/iRBV McINTOSH,  P' oprirtcr  ASK  YOUR DKALKR  KOR  "Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms''  UNION   MADS   CUIAII8  KURSZ'S PIONEER  CIGARFACTORY  ua gordova ST., w.,  VANCOUVER. B. C.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  "THE  MILWAUKEE"  'THE    PIONEER    LIMITED"    ST.    PAUL    TO  CHICAGO.  'Overland    Limited"    Omaha     to    Chicago.  'SOUTH-WEST LIMITED"   KANSAS   CITY  TO  CHICAGO.  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars and give  their patrons an excellence of service  not obtainable elsewhere.  Berths in their sleepers are longer,  higher and wider than in similar cars  on any other line. They protect their  trains by the Block system.  .  R. I.. FORD,Commercial Agent,  Room 7, Marble Batik Bidg., Spokane Wash.  H.S. ROWE.General Agent.  iM Third Street, Portland. Oregon.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement].  NOTICE.  "Sovereign" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Vale District.Where  located:   Iu Providence cam p.  TAKK NOTICE that I. Isaac H. .Hallett, as  apent lor George  W.  Runiberger, Free   Miner's  Certificate No.  B91423, and  Harry  Na.sh,   Free  Miner's Certificate No  B91578, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  pnrpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim  And further take notice th*t action, under section 37   must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1^06.  I. H. HAlLKrT.  THROUGH     UTAH    AND      COLORADO  Cn>tlf  Bl.-iek  1 leasee  I*or   IH'Scriptive  . Cuiu'ii *)( the C'iin 1  ui, Marshall ;\nd Ten-  ���ie-4, and the World  ;i* Nova I  Corjit  imri   Ulusti  writ*- t.i  t'iiinpli't-i  W.  C. McBride.  134 Third Street  U(Mitral  Agent.  PORTLAND,  UK.  MINERAL .-\CT.  Certificate of Improvcmonts.  M��Tii ���!���;.  "Itcllc Vw;w Vittcti<mal"."l{;itt)'_- Axe l'i .ic: umi.i i'  nntl "Apt1/. Ft uctiiMKiI"   MiiR-:;il  Cl.iinis"  mi  mile in   tin'  <.nvtiu��nnl   Miiiitiii   Iiimmuii   <���  Vale   District      Wheiv    I.-icitl-d;     hi   r.trr:,  wood i-'am]).  TAKK    NOTH'K   that   I.Is.mc   If.   lUUrtt    a-  .���Ki-nt   for  Krie   K.  J.ick^m   !'':<���'-' Miu. is Cnti  tic:ite Nn. HS^j,   and   Vram-is   W.   '-:hvin,   l--.<  Miner's Cc-t tilit'nU- No   M? .-/>���.. i nit n.l, r ���.���.'.;���l -, f:��>n:  .late hereof, to apply   lothc Milium U-coi if.  foi  Certificate-* of Iinpiovcm-nt-,   l<<: th<    p.it ���..,,������,,;  olituinini:   ' 'imvn '''laiiis , ii" iIk- a !>"���.-.��� iMaini-*.  Ami fnt t her takf notici.* that aiti.-n, u inlet    ^ ���  timi37.UJtlst be coliuiU'iiced hrf'.Mrtiit:  j-.sn.ttU'-  of such t Icitificates of Inijn oveni' tits.  Outeil this 30th. lay of Mav, A. P. i^itf.  1. W. HAM,!-" IT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  notick.  'Old Bird" Miucra! Clnim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yule District.Where  located:   In Louk Lake Camp  TAKK NOTICK that I, Is��ac Ii HallHt, as  ajjent for William L C. Gordon, Free Miner's  I'enificatc No. BS6333, intend, sixty days from thc  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Imp! ovenieuijt, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown tirant of the above claim.  And further take notic- thni action, under ��cc-  tiou 37, must he commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st da\ of April. A.D. iqoo  34��� * I.  H- HALLKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "It'Hinty Fractional" Mineral   Clnim,   situate   iu  the Greenwood Mining Divis on  of Yale Dis-  tuct    Where Uicated:  iin Wallace Mountain.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac   II    Hallett. Free  M inc. 1 s Certifieatr  No. KoivuS, lor myself, and as  a.;ent for Thomas  T    Henderson.   Free   Muter'*  Cei t.licate No.   HssSch),   intend,  sixty   days  from  d.itt; hereof, W apply lo tin.- V in nit:   Uecorder for  a Cet tifWute of Improvements, for the purpose of  .ihiaiuint; a Crown Giant ofthe above claim.  .��nd furth*-r take notice thai action under section 3?. must he commenced In-fore the i-suauce  1 <f such * 'crtirieitte of Improvements.  Dated this v>th dav of March   A  D    1900.  I. H   HALLKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Mnilax 1-'faction a!" 11 in1 "Hilly Fractional" Min  era1. Cla ins. Mtuate. in the Greenwood Mining  LVv.sion of Yale  IMstuct.    Where Ii-oated:  Iu  St. lark Camp  TAKK NOTICK that I. Isaac  II     Hallett,   Free  Mini r'-i Cf tifieate No. Hoi.uS for m \ self a in) as  ai;ent ft.r Albert K   A-dieiutt, Flee M siier's Certificate No.    H*5i;tH(,    intend,   sixty   da\s   fiom   the  .late hereof, to apply to the Mining    Kecorder for  <'ei titicatrs  ot I inptnvt-iueut**, fur the put pose of  iihtiniiiii^ down Grants of the above claims.  And I111 the t take 11 ��> t ice that aetiori. under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates of Imp; ovement'i.  Dated II is imh dav "f April. A D. iqoo.  34- 1. H   HALLKTT.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvenienia.  NOTICK.  "Four I aw" aud "I.utle Dalle-." Mineral Claims,  siiuate in the r.rrenwnod Mining  Division of  Yale IMstt ict     Wliere located: In i.ireenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICK 1h.1t I. Inane H.  IIallett, aceut  Wdli.nn    J     Porter,    Free    Miner's   Certificate  No   ll/-.;,'*}. intend  sixty days  from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining  Kecorder for Ceitificate*  <[ Improvements, for  the  purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above cUinis,  And further take notice that hcI'Ou, undermc-  tion .*;, must be commenced before the  iuuanot  ui such Certificates cf Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of November, A.D. 1005.  I. H. HAUL��TT. TTTE PHOENIX PIONEE*  >  i ]    -I  i  i�� I    *  V  *4   '  ��ii  y  :8r  Icadinc Hotsl ol Boundary's Uttflnf  Mining Cimp  Hotel Balmoral  In and Around Phoenix  Corner Knob HH1 Ave., uiirl  Flrnt. St..  PHOENIX,  Ft. C.  Now Riid Up-to-dalc,  Centrally Located,  flood Sample Rooms.'  J. A  McMASTER  Proprietor.  HKIKK  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  3^5  /ft  is  41  *  ISl  :��:  ^Dominion Ibotel  ��ID 3t*onsifces H\>e.,  Thift in tin- J,ui>{tv<t llnirl in IheCiiv  Htid has been tmpiovcd a ml refilled,  being well adapted for mining ami  travelling men. Halhror.m Bat Well  stocked with choice good*. Dining  Room untie- personal charge of Hie  piopriein.**..  Ipboenif, J6.C. g  Mrs. P.  TtLCPMOME No. 77.  L. McKELVEY, Prop.  ^^^C &&a^ ^^^^ ^HK ^v^�� ^BH^^HWi /JP^^ ^W^ ^^^t^ ^^^^ rrt^^L. ^^^\ ^^ ^BI^*t^^�� ^^^^fc^^^^fc^^W^^^^^��/W^^^^^^^^^^*^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  rne  onl/  Finsr-CU99   ano   up-tooatc  MOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  Ibotel Jfroohl^n  ��� fW   MOM   GILL*"    TO   flOO*  ��� #��T   ���AMCi.f   ROOM*  ���ou����ct��v  OP'OtlTl    QIIM     HQ*tHllfi  f MTlON  ��� *TMIK>OM|    IN    OOHMIOTlO*  JAMES MARSHALL,  Proprietor  pboenfr, B.C.  . .Dearie's Hotel..  DANNY  DEANE, Prop.  This new house is now oiien  for inspection. Everything new  neat and clean. Healed by hot.  water.  Meals at nil Hours, served in  the style which hue already  made this house famous. Try  our Sunday dinner, of which  we make u specialty. If yon do  you'll come again.  First   St., on the Bridge.  Phoenix, B. C.  Telephne A24.  KODAKS  constantly adding tn our  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for the amateur or professional.    Call and see our lines.  Also large stock   of  local   views   to  send to friends.  McRae Bros. I Smith  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Good*, Etc.  Agent  for   Mason   Si   Risch    Pianos.  $ Prof. Frank   H.   Daniels ��  POINTER  topeopleinneedof  s  We have an assortment that can  not be equalled in  town.  Every   one  in our store is the  kind    that    gives  satisfaction.     We  expect that everything we sell you  will make   you   a  better    customer.  Our stock   is   se  lected for its quality above all else.  When that   is  secured   we    make  our prices so   low  that you may think  the goods inferior.  Inspection       will  dispel   that    idea  at once.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions properly prepared by-  Boyle, the Druggist.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel  Brooklyn.  Danny Deaue will give a Sunday  dinner worth while at his new hotel  tomorrow.    Bear it in mind.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board ol Trustees.  Yesterday's payday for July at the  mines of Phoenix was a little smaller  than for June, it being about $6o,ooo.  The police department officials have  been gathering in dogs of late, on ac  count of non-payment of taxes. A  bunch of canines was redeemed by  the owners this week.  The West Kootenay Power Co. men  who have been working at the company's sub-station here for a couple ol  weeks, installing the machinery, were  sent down to Grand Forks this week.  A. G. Evans has been carrying out  his contract, awarded him by the local  school board, to paint the public school  building, greatly improving that structure. It will cost in the neighborhood  of $150.  The No. 2 shaft on the Moreen,  Deadwood camp, is new down about 55  feet. Some of the officials of the Alliance Gold and Copper Mining Co.,  of Minneapolis, operating the property,  are expected here shortly.  Marjorie Eloise Desmond Boyle,  aged three months, was christened last  Sunday afternoon at the residence of  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Boyle,  on Second street, Rev. Samuel Lundie  officiating. Dr. and Mrs. Boucher  godfather  and    godmother,   re-  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Don't forget   Boyle   is the Druggist.  When feeling like having just a  wee drappe Scotch, call at the Brooklyn and have a wee taste McCallum's  Perfection.  Manager Drummond returned re-  centl'yfrom a trip to the Gloucester  group, Franklin camp,   which is under  HOOD,   REAL ESTATE   AGENT]  Offers:-��� ���  3 bargains in lots in best residential  part of the city.  Home on   New   York   townsite   on  very easy terms. j  House and loi   in   rear   of  hospital!  cheap. \  Marsh Block to let on long lease. '   |  Martin Block, lower   town, for  sale  or rent.  House and lot, Knob   Hill   ave, for  sale.  Lot of household furniture at u  bar-  Awakening of <he Grits.  E.   Simpson,  of Cranbrook,  interior provincial organizer for the Lib  eral party, was a caller at the Pioneer  office yesterday.   It was Mr. Simpson's  bond and development to the   Domin-   first visit to Pheonix or the Boundary,  ;#���..-. ("nnn��r fn f,s being on his initial round up of the  faithful in this section, taking in Grand  ion Copper Co,  M. Mecklenburg, M. A., the celebrated oculist optician, and eye specialist, will again be at Thomas' drug  store, Phoenix, August 30 and 31st,  and at their Greenwood store Sept. 1-4.  Now is your opportunity of having  your eyes attended to properly by a  qualified and experienced specialist,  tf  D. J. McDonald, proprietor of the  Phoenix livery stable, has added several driving and saddle horses since  purchasing the business from W. R.  Matheson. He has also secured the  contract for carrying the mail to and  from the C. P. R. station, Mnrdock  Mclntyre having the Great Northern  station contract.  COMING AND GOING  E. A. BLACK  --: THE JEWfcLfcR:..  Knob Hill Ave., Phoenix, B.C.  were  spectively,  E. Waller anticipated payday on  Wednesday and made himself objectionable at the dance. He was still  frisky the next day, and was gathered  in by the police. On a hearing before  Police Magistrate Williams, Thursday,  he was given 60 days in the Nelson  jail, where he was taken yesterday.  Phoenix baseball jugglers still hold  the championship of the Boundary  against all comers���and that notwithstanding they are handicapped in the  grounds they have locally. Last Sunday they went to Midway and crossed  bats with the Midway c'.ub, the result  being as usual this year, Phoenix 13,  Midway 6.  Danny Deane has beeu busy all this  week getting settled in his new four  story hotel, and now has one of the  best appointed hotels for the purpose  in this section. He has put an electric sign on top of the building that  spells out the name of the house all  night long. The sign is the work of  W. C. Hower, electrician for the Phoenix Electric Lighting Co., Ltd.  The concert and entertainment given  Tuesday evening at the opera house  by Miss Queenie McCoy and Miss  Maude Underhill was worthy of a  better house. Each of the ladies  rendered her part in a most satisfactory manner, showing that they were  thoroughly at home in their respective  roles. They go from here to East  Kootenay, and on through the prairies.  Miss McCoy's father, Rev. J. McCoy,  will be remembered as having been  Presbyterian clergyman here some five  or six years ago.  W. F. McHatton, of the Heinze  office staff at Butte, was a visitor in  Phoenix yesterday.  Provincial Constable Dinsmore, of  Grand Forks, was a visitor on official  business Thursday.  . Miss Lundie, sister of Rev. Samuel  Lundie, arrived from Toronto last Saturday, to visit her brother   for a time.  Miss Flossie Binns, who has been  visiting her aunt here for several weeks,  returned to her home at Trail on Monday.  Mayor Rumberger has been taking  a trip of a week or ten days that included East and West Kootenay, Spokane, Etc.  G. W. McAuliffe has been spending  the week at Wenatchee, Wash., looking after some ranching interests in  that vicinity.  Mrs. Fraser and Miss Fraser, mother and sister of Mrs. Dr. Boucher,  who have been visiting here from Vancouver, left for Spokane yesterday.  E. L. Tate, a Spokane mining man,  came up on Sunday's train, and proceeded to Greenwood and thence to  Republic where he is also interested.  August Muller, of Pocatello, Idaho,  with Mrs. Muller, arrived Monday,  and has accepted a position as head  brewer with the Phoenix   Brewing Co.  Page Boyles, of the diamond drilling firm of Boyles Brothers, after  spending three weeks in and around  Spokane, returned to Phoenix Sunday.  Master Mechanic W. G. Fraser, of  the Granby mines, returned Wednesday with Mrs. Fraser from a month's  vacation, spent in East Kootenay and  Alberta.  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood and Midway.  If there is a busier man in the province than Mr. Simpson, lie is yet to be  found. He is publisher of the Cran  brook Herald, the best weekly in British Columbia; also of the Lethbridge  Herald, a new and successful weekly;  is grand master of the Odd Fellows of  British Columbia, in which capacity he  will officially visit Phoenix in December: and besides this, finds time to assist in repairing the fences of the Liberal party throughout the interior.  Consequently, the "Old Man" is going  some nowadays.  Household Goods at a Bargain.  I have for sale at residence at Crescent mine, a number of household  goods, that have been in use but a  short time and are practically as good  as new. Among them are hardwood  dining room set, oak buffet, leather  couch, oil stove complete with baker,  two queen heaters, two enameled iron  beds and spring, child's enamel bed  complete, kitchen cabinet, sleigh  runners for buggy, washing machine,  wringer, etc. Come early for selection.  H. H. Shallenijergkk.  Invest  Your  Mon<  In Such Legitimate Shares  as   Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Heal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buy.  ing business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  WINING CLAIMS AM STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho siochs will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today;  s^%4��>  of    Violin   nnd  IiiMlniiiii-nlc.  Wind  Balmoral     Hotel  ROOM 23  Muhic i'nruisli.'il   for all  ccc.issioiK  rcquuiliK services of firi-lcla"  inuniclau.  {���)S������gX^<?/?y^^  HAZELWOOD  Railway   Matters  Draisey's  Kitchen.  A SUN DIAL  records the exact time.    Men  of affaire  rrqiiire promptitude in keeping engagement:--.  TIMEPIECES  that, keep exact time are a  part of our  jewelry offering.  You won't losea train if your watch is  bought here. We show a fine aa-orl-  nieiit snd at extremely low prices. Call  aj,id fee 1 hem.  GEORGE'S. DEY,  JEWELER,  Keufo Mill Ave., Phoenix, B.C.  Nml tu Knob 11)11 Cafe  I'lni Slfiel.  Hotel For Sale.  The Central   Hotel, Old   Ironsides  avenue, Phoenix, for sale.    Any reasonable offer will be considered.    For  [full particulars apply to D. J. Matheson, Phoenix, B. C.  The C. P. R. has opened its new  hotel, the Royal" Alexandra, at Winnipeg���which, like all this company's  hotels, is among the finest in  Canada.  The Great Northern again broke all  recent records this week by getting its  Phoenix passenger train in on time  once or twice, to the surprise of all  residents.  The G. N. railway surveyors have  completed the location fines for the  Victoria shaft spur of three -miles to  the Granby mines, and Engineer Milh-  ken and his party have proceeded to  Princeton in the Similkameen.  Burnes St Jordan, who had some of  the heaviest work on the V., V. & E.  extension west of Midway, have about  completed their several contracts, including the long tunnel at Oroville,  which was driven by hand labor, and  moved their families to Spokane this  week.  Last Saturday and Monday a disastrous fire occurred at or near Farren,  a station on the C. P. R. between Cascade and Robson, by which the roundhouse, boarding house, water took, ��6c.,  were burn.id, together with seame telegraph line. It was supposed to be  caused by bush fires.  Last Monday an axle on the tender  of engine No. 315 broke in two close  to the C. P. R��� depot here, hut was  replaced that afternoon. Had this unusual accident occurred while a train  was going down the hill, great damage  and loss of life might have resulted, as  a wreck would be almost certain to follow.  ? '-.:  Joseph Lancaster, engineer for the  Dominion Copper Co., last week made  a trip to the Similkameen country, going as far as Otter Flat and Bear  Creek.  Charles and James McCague, who  have been spending a couple of weeks  at the coast, returned Thursday evening, glad lo get back to the hills of the  Boundary.  W. L. Lockhart, of Spokane, who  has charge of the diamond drilling being done in Franklin camp, visited W.  H. Docksteader for a couple of days  this week.  Thomas Roderick returned Wednesday from a several weeks' visit to the  Hediey district in the Similkameen,  where he was looking after assessments  on his claims.  H. E. Taylor, traveling representative of the Mining World, ,of Chicago,  came into camp Thursday evening, on  his trip to the several mining districts  of British Columbia.  W. X. McDonald left Sunday on a  three months' trip to his old home at  Granby, Quebec, which he had not  seen for four years. He travelled by  Salt Lake and Denver.  fames-Anderson, formerly of Graid  Forks and Phoenix, and who yet has  extensive realty holdings here, was a  visitor here this week from Seattle, after a trip to Franklin camp.  Yesterday being payday, P. F.  Roosa, paymaster for the Dominion  Copper Co., was here from Boundary  Falls, and G. W. Wooster, treasurer of  the Granby Consolidated, was here  from Grand Forks.  Mrs. F. A. Galer, and A. J. Galer  mother and brother of O. N. Galer, of  the Granby mines office staff, returned  to their home in Denver, Colo., by  Tuesday's train, after spending a couple of weeks here.  George R. Mead, who was for years  ore shipper at the   Granby miraes, and  who  went  to   Los   Angeles,   Col.,   a  isnonth or two  ago, writes   that he expects to   make his   home  in that section   in   the   future, and   settle   down  there, where he has some relatives.  '    President Warner   Miller,   M.   M.  Johnson  and   others    in   the  visiting  party of the   Dominion   Copper   Co.  officials, who arrived in   Phoenix   last  week,   after   visiting   the   smelter  at  Boundary Falls, inspected the Granby  smelter,   and   left   the   Boundary   on  Tuesday of this week,  some  of them  taking a trip to Republic. ,  Minstrels.  If you desire to participate in an ev  ening of rare enjoyment go to  Phoenix Opera.house Wednesday,  August 15th, and see the'high grade  performance of Richards & Pringle's  famous Georgia Minstrels.  People sometimes say, "All minstrel shows are alike," but this is a superficial blunder. Go and see for  yourself and you will proclaim that the  "Georgias" are in a class distinct and  by themselves. This season they bring  an entire new show, retaining only  Clarence Powell from last year.  See the big parade at 11:30 a. m.  Underground the Safest.  According to the Labor Gazette,  published in Ottawa, there were more  fatal accidents in June among the agricultural pursuits than in either mining or lumbering.    In agriculture there  Granby   Dominion   International Coal   Alhumbra (Coeur tl'A.)..  Copper Kinir -...,  Oro Denoro   Burke   Bullion   Happy Day   Hcckla ;...  Idaho Mont. 8   Sonora (Coeur d'A.)   Snow Storm   Stuart   Furnace Cr. (Cnln.)   Sullivan   Skylark   JT.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C  BINNS' FURNITURE STORE  I  VELVET AND  TAPESTRY RUGS:  We have an excellent assortment, all sizes and grades,  imported direct from England, $1.50 to T30, according to size and quality.  BRUSSELS   AND TAPESTRY   CARPETS:  In Blues, Crimsons, Greens, Etc., 65u, 75c and $1 50  per yard.  UNION carpets:  Nothing better for wear. They are full vaid wide.  50c per yard.  STAIR CARPETS   AND STAIR PADS.    .  FURNITURE.  BINNS  '...    ' |  UNDERTAKING.  |  were 25 killed, as   compared  killed in lumbering  One  farmer  fell   on  rake,   another  fell from  a   beam  barn,   another  was caught  in  a  wiih 15  and 14 in mining.  a revolving   hay  in a  hay-  press, still another met death while  splitting wood, and several were killed  by being kicked by horses, gored by  bulls and thrown from wagons. Thus  it will be seen that a man is safer working rooo feet under ground than on  the most level farm in Ontario.  If you want the best and  ....latest in the line of....  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B  C.  -���-���-���-���-���-���- ���-���-���-���--���-���-  -#-#-����-���-���-���-���-���-���  Wxm  iob  Printing  Phoenix Beer  As made by the present brewer is admittedly t!-.e  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale. Bottled Bkkr and Porter.  Phoenix  Brewing Company  BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St  ���-���-���-���-������  PHOENIX, B.C.  t  1  i  ��  1  1  J  Remember that no office in the Boundary  or elsewhere can give you better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of the  PHOENIX PIONEER  Clothing!  NEAT ....  CLEAN . . .  ATTRACTIVE  PRINTING  That is the kind that pays  That is the kind you want  That is the kind   WE  DO  JDROP   IN   A.NJO   SEE  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  ' iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Wear Exclusively. KN0B hxE^W'^knmx.  PIONEER PUB CO.  PHOENIX, B. C.   &i>��X��)@<2Xs)������SXlX2G^^  ��Ijr  Hilliam ifnnfrr ���0. Htn  Srnmnirm Anntur.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  13  id %M  dren's Goods  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clolhing  for   spring.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also'a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Mien S Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  ISQfy Stats A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our hue of Ladk-s' Wnisis, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  " .Kites' Linen Underwear. Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Ladies' Shoss,  Wfljlfl  fppppjpf^  > -r^SfM  aS?^ri|SSr5f?ffl!SS-'5ii  BMMHMIIjMtllllliiicwmiwn��Mi�� ijiiiiii iiiin��uw|iw��w^ijwiinc<^iwi^��t)��s;  ^'^.U,-i-..V.<^'.f.V!^<^^


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