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 Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J90J. & <&  ���  totteer.  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. m.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  SATUKDAY, AUGUST 8, .902.  No  39.  The Big Store  Dry Goods  Dept.  Grand Clearance sale  el Summer Goods  Ladies' Shirt Waists  3 dozen Colored Shirt Waists, sold from  $1.00  to $2.00, Sale Price   2 dozen  White Shirt Waists, sold from  $1.50 to $3.00, Sale Price   5 dozen Colored Gingham Waists, sold  for #2.00,  Sale Price   50c  $1.00  $1.25  3 dozen  Children's and Men's Shoes���Tan, Red and  HIack,   25  per cent off".  Ladies' White Duck Skirts at Cost.  A few Men's Straw I lats and Whtie Vests at  Cost.  Xfe�� Hunter-Kendrick Co,!  MORRINJHOMPSOMCO.  Hot weather is here,  we are rea<  and  dy.  Every express brings us fresh  shipments of Summer Fruits  of every kind.  We are offering special inducements for  Family Trade for the month of August, and will make it worth your  while to trade with us.  POST OFFICE STORE  S. H. C. MINER  IN PHOENIX  Granby President on Annual  Inspection Trip.  HAS GREAT CONFIDENC: IN OUK MINES  Snyt Mr. Hill Hail 00 Inimul In Ills Company��� Plans (or Incre is'iic (lie Influence  of Ihe Company���Much Pleased Wit** Hit*  Outlook.  II. S. C. Miner, piesident of the  Granby Consolidated .Mining, Smelting  and Power Co., Ltd., leached Phoenix  this week on his annual liip of inspection to tlie properties cf the company.  He   had  been  in G.and   hoiks  foi  several   days, but wis  unable 10 visn  tlie place where the mines are till last  Monday, when   he  w,i* accompanied  by Jay P. Graves,  gciiei.il   manage!,  and A. C, Flumerfe'i, assistant to the  managers of the company     William  Spiei, of the Eastern Townships Hank  of Grand Forks, a'ls > came up on the  same tiain. ^  Mr. Minei has extensive inteiests  in the east, being actively identified  with corporations i 1 ISoston, Montieal,  Granby, Quebec-, S'leibiooke, Quebec,  and othei places. I'he Granby mines  aie not the only oies that he is intei-  ested in, having b'en a shaieboldei in  some of the Lake copper mines in  Michigan-for a number of yeais.' So  British Columbia does not represent  his first successful' experience in a  mining way.  While in Pho?ni\ Mr. Miner went  ovei the mines of the Gianby company  thoioughly, to notf the piogiess since  his visit oi neaily .1 yeai ago. Since  that time a large amount of develop  ment work has been done by the company, in ptiisuance with the policy  outlined, and besides this, close to  300,000 tons of ore have also been  shipped since he was here last. The  Gianby piesident could not but be  pleased at the evidences of progress at  his compan)'s mines since he was last  in Plioenix.  About the Coke Situation,  In an interesting ta'lk with the Pio  neer representative, Mir Miner expressed satisfaction that the strike of  the coal miners at Fernie/was apparently at an end. The Gianby smelter  had been run for the last'three weeks,  when really it should have been closed,  but the ''officials had been hoping that  the supply of coke would shortly be  increased. As a matter of fact, the  coke that had lately been received was  of a very inferior quality,which had  materially increased the cost of smelt;  ing each ton of ore���something like  30 cents per ton.  This was caused ' by .the'coke, in-.|  stead of giving. 10 or 12 per cent ash,  as is customary, returning 17 and 23  ��� per ceht ash. It was evidently made  :of tailings or screenings, and was most  unsatisfactory to work with, for it reduced the amount of ore that could  he smelted each day in e.ich furnace,  'i'he smelter had almost gotten to  the point where it would have to suspend operations, as even this poor  quality of coke had stopped coming  late last week. It would piobably not  he long, however, before   tbe  smelter  and the largest ore crusher in British  Columbia'-'will-be"-'shipped from the,  makers "almost any day now, being  overdue, Undoubtedly the '"company  would increase its rate of output when  everything is ready for it.  Mr. Hill Has No Interest.  "Has James j. Hill any interest in  the Granby Co.?" asked the Pioueci  man. ���������  ,"  "Mr. Hill has no.interest whatevei  in tlie Granby Co.," said Mr. Minei.  "I would like to know whcie that stoi)  originated. When it fust came out in >  the Montieal papas, beingcopied from  some ol the western papeis, I had 20  men in my office in one day, asking  if ihe lepoit was true. Mi. Hill has  not acquired u minority interest, as  was icpoited, nor any other interest  Mi. Hill, however, when in Grand  K*>iks last Saturday night, went all  over the smeltei, and expressed much  surprise and satisfaction to see so com  plete a smelting and bessemerizitig  plant in the Boundary."  Must Overcome Inflated Ideas.  COMPRESSOR  IS COMPLETE  New   Snowshoe   Machiner)  Has Been Installed.  IS FIRST HALF OF 3MIKILL I'LAN'I  Made by tbe Canadian Rand Drill Co, ol  Sherbrooke, Que,��� Description ol tin  New I'lacl aud Building**.  'I his week the xxcw air compresso!  engine, that has bten in piocess of installation foi some time past at the  Snowshoe mine, was connected with  the old compressor, and was placed in  commission at the new site. It is  woiking smoothly and to the entne  satislaction of the management of the  Snowshoe mine, the entueoutfii having  I'he Gianby piesident has decided J been lu nished by the Canadian Rand  opinions on one point, which he was  not backward about e\piessing.    He  Drill Co., of Sherbrooke, Que,  In capacity the new compiessor has  is ready again to treat ore, shipments  will be icsumed on a considerable  s< ale. A l.uge tonnage is now immedi-  itcly available fr.mi the mine, and  matteis aie being shaped up so-, that  evcin this can also be considerably in-  1 icucd. Results /10m shipments made  thus lai aie said to have been eminently satisfactory.  In the meantime the development  woik has been going 011 with a foi re  ol some 60 men, about 12, six of them  . aipenteis, being laid off this week.  I he main three compartment shaft  is being umbeied fiom neai the 300  tool level, theie remaining but about  75 leet of tins woik to be done. If  iht smeltei conditions aie favoiable in  the neai future, as now seems probable,  the Snowshoe will before long be one  of the largest shipping mines in the  Houndaiy, as eveiything is now pie-  paied to send out oie on a large scale.  FERNIE MEN  ARE WORKING  Resumed at the Coal  Mines.  Creek  FORTY MEN BEGAN AGAIN WEDNESDAY  Agreement Signed' by the Union and tbe  Company is to Last Two Mouths���Sal-  Isfaclory to Both Sides.  refencd p.utic-ulnily to the general ex-j the equivalent of 15 drills, being the  penseof living in the Boundary, saying 'fust half ot a 30 dull machine, pio  II  ^3 *&$& n*m%  Birnie and Somerville Elected.  Last week, Fnday, nominations wete  held for an alderman for the east ward  to fill the place ol Aldeiman Bradle),  who has removed from the city.    But  one name was piesented, that of Leslie  V   Biinie, one of the old icsidents of  l'hoenix, and at piesent an employee  ot   the   Hunlei-Kendru k   Co.,   Ltd  Mr  Beinie  was accoidingl)   declaied  elected  by the letuining officer, City  Cleik Matheson.  At the same time nominations weie  neld lor a school tiustee, to take the  place of Joseph St riett, lesigned  I he name of Samuel Sorneiville, nian-  a^ei for the \\ in. Iluntei Co , Ltd.,  was put up, and being the onl) one,  he was declared the choice of the  people.  MINESWiLL  CONTINUE  #1 V^V-^j ������    Jt&tf&M&^tk *&  ^maWsL  KING EDWARD VU. and QUEEN ALEXANDRA  But the Granby Smelter Will  Blow Out Monday.  TILL MORE COKE CAN BE DELIVERED  Mining Puree is Now About 200 Men, But  This Number .Will Probably be Reduced  Somewhat���Shipments Have Ceased.  -In Coronation Robes.  that; notwithstanding  the  best  wages  vision having been made for room for  were paid, here of any part of the Dominion, a miner could hardly save  anything out of. his earnings. He  thought -this was due largely to' the  high expense of living here, which he  believed would have to come down in  tlie near future. A working man in  the;e,ist, getting $2 per day, could save  much more than a man in" British Columbia, getting $3 ni. $3-Sc per day.  Merchants.here in all lines wanted to  make too much , in a short time, and  asked abnormal profits. Everything  was too expensive, and the general  business man must be satisfied with  smaller profits;  "Why,"'said Mr. -Miner, warming up  to his subject, "when we are able to  make five per cent on Granby shares,  we will be'weir satisfied. There is  plenty of money in the east looking for  just such steady investments, with  moderate returns, but sure. The day  for big icturns is about over, and every  thing must come down to a legitimate  blew in again, and Mr. Miner expected | |)Usjness *)asjs.    You will see that this  that shortly thereafter four furnaces  would be operated. This closing of  the smeller might necessitate the stoppage of most of tbe work at the company's mines for a few days, but it  would not last long.  Have Produced Much Copper.  After the smelter had been operating  just  one year  the   Granby   Co. had  will cccur, too."  ��� The party drove down to Gieenwood  Tuesday night, and the next day returned.to Grand Forks.  the adding of the other 15 drills whenever they may be needed. The big  fly wheel is 16 feet in diameter, the  steam chest 18x36 inches, and the air  chamber 20x36 inches. The air receiver is 40 inches by 10 feet in size.  In the boiler room adjoining are two  new 80 horse power boilers, furnished  by the same firm and manufactured  by the Jenckes Machine Co., of Sherbrooke. The boilers were specially  made to the order of the Snowshoe  people, being particularly adapted lo  the peculiar kind of water from that  property.  Two connecting buildings have been  erected at the new site, near the C. I1.  R. track, to house the new* plant, the  compressor building being 40x60 feet  and the boiler room 26x60 feet in size,  with substantial trussed roofs.  marketed 7,000,000 pounds of coppei  in Montreal and New York, and the  second year was commenced at the  rate of 15,000,000 annually. Owing  to coke troubles, this rate was now, ol  course, much-reduced, but he expected  it to be resumed before long. ,y .7  Mr. Miner did 'not.have much to  say about a oopper refinery, nor just  how soon the company wbu'd further  increase the capacity, of the Granby  smelter. The company wished first  to get everything running smoothly on  the present basis, that is, at the rate of  1,500 tons per day at both mines and  smelter. A new* 60 drill electric compressor is now being manufactured for  the company, to be installed this fall,  Harry Tracy Killed at Last.  . Tracy, the Oregon ercaped convict,  who has been able to elude the sheriffs  of the state of Washington for some  weeks past; killed himself Wednesday  morning in a. wheat field near Creston,  Wash. Possees were close on his  trail, and had broken his leg with a  bullet. The desperado, seeing that  escape was impossible, shot himself.  June 9th Tracy escaped from the  [Oregon penitentiary at Salem, and  since then in his chase has killed nine  men, including his partner, Merrill,  who escaped with him. He had a bad  record before being in the penitentiary,  lie-came of a good family, Rewards  amounting to $8,600 have been offered  lor his recovery, dead or alive, and  four men in central Washingeon will  now claim this amount. His record  for the last two months has been one  of the most sensational in the annals  of crjmc. ,  .  Have Their Own Water Supply.  To supply the needful water for running the boilers of the the new machinery, the headwaters of Fourth ol" July  eieek  have been dammed up on the  Snowshoe  ground, and a supply that  will   be  ample   for most seasons has ]  thus been obtained.    This is brought 1  to the compressor building, a distance  of 1,800 feet, in a two-inch pipe, and  as soon as the large tank is built, will  be connected with that.    In case the  water  does   not hold  out in the dry  season, mine water will be used.  Only the latest improvements have  been used in connection with the new-  plant, and it is intended to operate it  eventually,'when the power can be had  from the Cascade Water, Power and  Light Co., by electricity. This should  be in tbe course of two or three  months. But in the meantime, steam i j  power is being used, and will always  be held in reserve.  Doings at the Mine.  Work at the Snowshoe has been  going on steadily, although no ore has  been shipped for some time, owing to  the idleness of the Boundary Falls  smelt*, r, on account of enforced shortage of coke; but as soon as the smelter  Operations at the Granby  smelter  have about come to a standstill"on account of lack of coke, and by Monday  it is expented   that the  two  furnaces  which  have been  working this  week,  will be blown out   for a   time.    This  week the  smelter  has  been   funning  steadily with   the idea of cleaning up,  and suspending operations till the coke  supply  is  sufficient to begin   again���  which date   it is expected will  not be  far   off,   as  work   has been  resumed  once more at the Coal Creek collieries  at Fernie.    Almost no coke has been  received this week, and the small surplus has practically been used up.  Mines Will Probably Keep Working.  I     While   operations   at   the   Granby  smelter will probably  he suspended in  I a day or two, the1 work at the mines of  the company will likely continue on a  reduced  basis.    Probably   a   bundled  men   have  been  laid   off   this week,  leaving   perhaps   200   on    the   rolls  Some of  these will also piobably take  a vacation   for a short   time, and  the  balance will  continue with   some   development work lhat has been mapped  out  by  Superintendent Williams, who  does not .wish to break up his force entirely if it trail possibly be avoided.  How long this will continue it is  difficult to say, as it all depends on  how soon a sufficient supply'of coke is  received to warrant the smelter being  blown in again. Hut if all goes well  at Fernie, as now appears to.be the  case, it will not last Ion".  Last   Monday   an   agreement was  signed between the miners employed  by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. and  the coihpaii), by which the men agiecd  to return to woik for  a term  of two  months.    If the men wish to return to  the old  plan after that lime they will  have  the privilege ol doing so.    I'he  agieement   affected   the  men  at  the  Fernie and Michel coal mines, and on  Wednesday of this week woik was le-  sumed  at  both   places, some 40 men  going on at first at Ferine. The salient  features of the agreement, which thus  terminates the coal   miners'; strike in  liist Kootenay, and which has affected  the aiming industry of the Boundary,  because the supply of coke nas practically cut off, are as follows :  A day's woik shall consist of one  shift of eight and one-hall hours, which  shall commence at 7 o'clock a. m.and  shall expire at 3:30 o'clock p. m.  .Miners and workmen shall be considered as going on shift by being at  the prtsent fire station 111 Nos. 1 and  2 mines, and at the fue boss' station  in No 3 mine, at the hour of 7 o'clock  a. m , and shall complete the day's  work by being at the same point at the  hour ot 3*30 o'clock p. m., except that  this regulation as to the hour ot completion of the day's work shall not apply to miners who shall be at liberty  to complete their day's work as best  suits them.  During the said shift there shall be  a period of one half hour, commencing  at noon, dunng which all work shall  be suspended, both inside and outside  the various mines, but the workmen  shall remain in theii respective mines  and shall be ready immediately on the  expiration of the said half hour period  to resume the work suspended by them  at noon.  Lifted the Quarantine.  Last Tuesday, Dr. Schon, medical  ���health officer for the province in this  district, was in town, and after fumigating the homes of Trevorrow, Mc-  Lain and Holmes, lifted the scarlet  fever quarantine from those places,  They have, been under quarantine for  upwards of four weeks, and the  patients are all recovering nicely.  Another case of scarlet fever has  broken out, being that of a son of  Mis Summeis, and is the (list case  yet discovered in the city limits. The  case is being looked after by the city  health officer, i)r. Gordon, and is said  to be light  Anothei light case, tbe loin ^ear old  daughtei of tic Belgioves, was disiov-  ered Thursday in the   Brooklyn bote!  Expected Next Week.  Goe. S. Waterlow, of the directorate  of the Snowshoe mine, of London,  England, is expected to arrive in British Columbia late next week, on a  trill of inspection to the pioperty of  the company. Dr. H. Lewis Jones,  another director, who also was in  l'hoenix two years ago with Mr. Water-  low, is expected to arrive shortly thereafter. I'he gentlemen will proh-iMy  remain in Phoenix lor a couple <.>(  weeks.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives tlie ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 and  fur 1902, as reported to the Phoeuix 1'ioneer-  1900  U ran by Mii.es, Phoenix  04,533  ���Snowshoe,               "           jjl>7  Brooklyn,                *���  150  Mother Lode, Deadwood  5,340  Sunset, '���  Morrison,               "            ...!!.'."!."!!.'.'! ...  1!. C. Aline, Summit    19,494  K. Bell, >���  \F/A Kiiimn, "      ......   .......  Winnipeg,     Wellington....  liolden Crown,        "        ,  Athelstan,                "  King Solomon, W.Copper...  No. 7.Mine,           Central...  City of Paris,              "  Jewel,              Long Lake...  ���t-iirnii,               West Fork...  IWi.lei-ee,      Providence...  Kiihy,       Boundary Falls...  Miaeellsuieous   1,070  2.250  1,200  2,000  Hill  ���ill)  Total, tons   i.iinuhy Smelter treatment,  tons  1.19,780  62.3S7  1901  233,424  1,731  99,034  SU2  150  47,405  51-0  1,040  550  875  G(S5  350  800  SO  2,444  390,000  230.S2S  Past  Week  5,451 203,095 Wji  145  70.092  4,520  2.71S  :8S7  785  025  4S2  2,17  00  til)  5,(ioli 289.021  5,754 192,498  ifP  :*sti����5  li  trasawraisHw-iTO***^^  WM^smmmimmmmmmm  ^WI<^a^MA'����fc*<f<M>J:-NCTriUm��- ���ma \wM��i(^  -mmmm  iit  mm-  mm-  iff} $M\  JiPlte  ft  t  r-  miglit occui in the Boundary'part of  his constituency if Mr. Galliher took  any interest whatever in; it, which up  to date he bus not dons, as far as can  be, learned. '���',   v >  MINING DEALS IN CAMP HEDLEY.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  H. fc MYTTON,   Manager  Greenwood   Branch  .4  ���f  �����  ������  ���+�������� I4IMHHMH-14'-f-f ������������������.�������������������*  prosecutors  | Business office No. 14.  1 Manager'-* residence, No. 15.  ���CRSCR-IT-ONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Year _ ....' J��.��>  Six Mouth* -  1.33  To Foreign Countries < J 00  If you are not a subscriber to this paper, this  la an Invitation to vou to become oUc.  Advertising rates (urnlshed on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  ���drertlslnx.  1902  AUG.  1902  Sua. Hon.  Tues. Wed.  Tliu  FrI.  Sat.  1  2  3   4  5   6   7  8  9  10 n  12 13  14  15  16  17 18  19 20 21  22  23  24 25  26 27 28  29  30  acting   as accusers,  judges in the case.  But the full court did not reckon on  oiie thing,  evidently;   and   that   was  that the press of the province, and of  the whole'. Dominion*'one' might say,  were practically united in condemning  the severity oFihe sentence.    Not one  said that MacAdams was justified in  his remarks that made the double, but  all  agreed that the judges had  been  unduly seveie, and had  evidently allowed their personal feelings to appeal  in the sentence.    Even  the Toionto  Globe condemned the action.  As a result, on tendering a full  apology, Mr. MacAdams was released  from durance vile, and in future ��ill  probably be more circumspect in his  writings about the judicial)*.  It   was  simply  remaikable what  a  unanimity of feeling there was among  the newspaper  men  oxx   this subject.  No one condoned MacAdams' severe  strictures that took him to jail, but all  criticised the judges that took ndvan-j  tage of the power in their hands  to  "get even."    The dignity of the bench  should  be  upheld,  suiely,  but such  methods of doing it will not tend to  accomplish that end,  Stamp Mills  Will Shortly be Erected  in Tl-e Slmllkanieeo.  Camp Hedley, in the lower Similkameen, is rapidly coming to the: front.  Its"principal valuable mineral is gold,  several rich strikes  have been made,  and   in   the last two months about a  dozen uropwiies have changed hands,  being bonded for large figures.,   Four  miles  lb"-the   north  of Similkameen  City,  Marks  Bros,   et  al.  bonded a  group of four quartz claims for $75,-  000.00 to American capitalists, which  are now being developed with satisfactory results.   The present owneis aie  contemplating the election of a laige  stamp mil] on the flats at Similkameen  City to tieat their fiee milling ores.  The Nickel Plate mines aie employing about 45   men, and  have lately  bonded   the  Winnipeg mineial claim  for $30,000.00   fiom   Geo.   Stumps,  who located the pioperty foi the first  lime this spring.    Mi.  Rodgers,   the  general manager oi the Nickel Plate,  has been ti)ing to put chase the Chu-  chuu.iyha   Indian   Reserve  flat fiom  the   Dominion   government,   for" the  election of a  large plant and stamp  mill, to treat his high grade 01 es, but  his offer was declined.   Contracts have  been  let  for the  masonry work, and  the plant will either be elected on the  east addition lo Similkameen City, or  in the Twenty Mile Canyon adjoining  Good Team ol Horses for Sale.  First class team of work hoises for  sale. Good for driving. Each will  weigh about. 1,200 pounds. Are in  good condition. Owner wishes to sell  as he has 116 further use for them. In  quire at Pioneer office. 33-34  D.J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  ','��� FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  ."���' Coiuintolpuer'f'-r taking Affidavits.  y Phoenix, B.  A. SGOTT,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, BiC.  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works lor the Boundary. It is owned by the'editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  ''Amiier" I'lug Smoking Tobacco is  \\ inning on itsmerits. Wave you tried  it?   Save the tags; they are valuable'  S. CAVLEY. W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc  PHOENIX, B. C  B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary puulic.  (117 SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ���*Wjr*J*  PHOENIX, B. C.  Phoenix Home Brewed  er Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Comer Standard Ave. and Banner St..   Phoenix  PHOENIX, B.C.  I II. D. PilU  Kim{ Edward Lodge, li.D.  A. F.niniA. M.  Regular communication 8 p in. Sec  ond TliH'wJa}' of each mouth.  Unier-gcut meetings uncalled; Masonic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Hlock.  the Cracker Jack mineial claim.  31  EDITORIAL COMMENT  COL. PRIOR'S TRIP.  Co'. Edward Gawlor Prior, minister  of"mines, is visiting Kootenay and  Yale, ostensibly to see just what the  .needs of these great revenue producing districts are. At least, the gallant  colonel allows this to be given out as  the reason for his visit. As a matter  of fact, the colonel should be pretty  well informed already on the requirements of the up-country constituencies,  and he and his colleagues have it in  their power to be of great assistance  to the mining industry.  Mighty little credit is due the  authorities at Victoria for tlie great  advance made in metalliferous mining  in the Kootenays in the last few years.  'I'he annual report of the minister of  mines certainly shows an advance  from year to year, yet the government  can lay little claim- to it. ' It has  simply occurred that the industry has  made tremendous strides in spite of  unwise legislation. Notwithstanding  the drawbacks, capital has gone ahead  anyway,- believing that the province  is greater than the politicians. And  capital is being gradually rewarded,  but not as quickly as it would be if  the government did its part.  The genial minister ,of mines, however, it is whispered, has another  object in the present trip through the  mining districts. It is known that  Premier Dunsmuir is tired of the  strenuous life he has been leading as  the head of the cabinet, and is willing  that his mantle should fall ua other  shoulders, for instance, on those of the  minister of mines. And so Col. Prior  . is taking advantage of the trip to feel  the political pulse of '.he country, and  note how .such a step would be ie-  ceived���^especially when he remembers  that,' at the next election, the redistribution act lakes effect.  We believe that the people at large  will welcome the change from James  Dunsmuir to E. G. Piior as premier.  Die latter gentleman does know something of the interior of the province,  and is willing' to��� learn more. May  the present trip show, the minister of  mines that the government will be  looking out for its greatest revenue  producer when it fosters the mining  industry of British Columbia.  Tiacy, the fugitive Oregon murdeier,  seems to drop out of the public eye  and come back again with unfailing  regularity.  It is evident thac the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. does not seem to have  a friend among the newspapers of East  Kootenay���or, for that matter, in the  province.      '    ,  MINING INSTITUTE AT NELSON,  Papers That  At  Ths  Next  If no change in the programme is  made again, King Edward will be  crowned in London today, though the  ceremony' will hardly be on ,ihe same  scale of magnificence as that anangeu  lor June 26th.  With suits pending amounting to  some $250,000, for lives lost' in the  colliery disaster of May 23, it is not  surprising that the Crow's Nest Coal  Co. would like to see witnesses scatter  to the four winds.  In Manitoba and the Territories  they are advertising for 20,000 hands  to harvest the great crop of this year���  the largest ever raised. No. 1 hard  will put many thousands of dollars  into the coffers of the C.P.R. in 1902.  The mining industry of British Columbia is totally paralyzed because one  company had a dispute with its men.  Thousands are out of employment for  the time being, and the end is not yet.  It is high time for the government to  step in.  Manager Tonkin and the office assistants of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Co., at Fernie,-aie reponed to have  been ,so anxious lo make eoke that  they actually took their coats off and  actually .began shovr lling coal into the  coke ovens.  Will  Be   Read  Meeting.  Secietaiy B. T. A. Bell has issued a  circular lettei announcing that public  meetings of the Canadian Mining Institute will be held in Nelson on the eve  nings of Wednesday and Thuisday,  10th and 1 ith of September next.    '  All these meetings the following  papeis, among otheis will be read:  (a) Coaise coiicentiation in the Slo  can distiict, by S. S. Fowler, S. B..  Nelson.  (b) Mine timbering byUhe square  set system at Rossland, by Bernard  Macdonald, M. E., Rossland.  (c) A comparison of costs for compressor air by steam and electric power at Rossland, by Wm. Thompson,  M. E., Rossland.  , (d) Safety lamps and mine explosions, by James Ashworth, M. E., Manchester, Eng.  (e) Notes on the machinery constituting a mining plant, by Alfied C.  Garde, M. E., Sandon.  (0 Mine signalling by compressed  air at Rossland, by Bernard Macdonald and Wm. Thompson.  {g\ The mineral resources of Vancouver Island, by W. M. Brewer, M.  E., Vancouver. ���  J NO. K. IIH.1IKNW.VY  Secretary.  v. r.. cock.  W.M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   N'o. J55    Meets Thursdays at 8 ���>��� m at Min-   ers' Union Hall.   KD. nROWN. Pies. AUGUST 1'ir.GER, Sec'y.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOO IS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  Meetings on Frlday  nl 83pp.n1., Miners'  Uniju Hall.  Visiting  brethren  cordially invited.     ;  JAMES MARSHALL, Pre��.    R. I.. BOYD. Secy.  Phoeilx Lodge No. 28,  knights of Pythias.  Meets every Tuesday niglit  >t 7 30 p. in., Ilnrdy-McKeiizie  Hall.  Visiting a retlirei- welcrnic  J.H.W.Thomi-son, C.C.  J.A.Clakk. K.R.S.  I.  Canier Pboealx St. aad Brooklyn Ave.  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT* GILMAN  VANCOUVER,a-c.  M PROVINCIAL   p  ASSAYERS   L  TIIK  VANCOUVER ASSAY OFFICE  Established 1890.  Minerals Identified and Tlieir Values Kx-  plained.  FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You a Piece of Doubtful Koclc? Just  Mail it lo us. Mill and smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.   -  A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST TEA  direct from the grower to the consumer.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. V., of Pkoealx.  Meets Tuesday nights, 8:3o o'clock at  Miners' Union Hall.  R.LOKAH,  President.  Miss LoscifB,  Secretary.  Those desiring hqlpapply to secretary. 'Phonejo  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS      '  and BATHROOM.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Ave.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Sir Thomas Shauglmessy, piesident  of the C.l'.R., who did not come into  the boundary this yt*ar, thinks that  British Columbia has all the inilvrays  needed at present. Evidently he did  not take into consideration the needs  of the long sufFeiing people of the  Similkameen.  RELEASE OP MACADAMS.  One of the most interesting cases  that has come before the courts oi  British Columbia for many a year is  "Uhat of William MacAdams, editor and  " publisher of the Sandon Paystreak, a  mining paper published in the heart of  the silvery Slocan. The details of the  case are now familiar to the public���  how MacAdams went too far in his  criticism of the judiciary ��� how he was  brought before the full court and made  a horrible example of to all newspaper  men   by   being  Tames J. Hill was in the Boundaiy  last Satuiday for the first time, and at  Grand Forks was induced to make a  speech, in which he said seveial things.  Mr. Hill builds railways to secure tonnage���that is his record. That he  will eventually secure tonnage in the  Boundary, no well informed person  doubts for a minute.  If you have not done it befoie, now  is the time to begin advertising.  Don't put off till tomoi row the ad-  veiiising that should be done today.  Scattei your advertising seed earl)  that it might have plenty of time to  grow.  Saleable goods move faster whin  pushed with the foice of good advertising.  Nevei knock your competitors in  the chase foi business���devote youi  energies to setting forth your own good  points.  If your advertising is artistic it will  be praised for its beauty���that's good ;  if it's convincing it will bring results���  that's better.  The right kind of advertising creates  new business���it causes people to buy  that which they would not buy without  the influence of the advertising.  Sand poured on the rail gives the  poudeious locomotive new life and enables it to take a fresh start���advertising is the sand that gives the business man lenewed vigor and strengthens his hold on the purchasing public.  Phoenix. B. C.  JNEMy      .  ��� M EDITION}  Webster^  iNTEMIATIOttAtf  DictonaryT  r   A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  mographr. 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Manager ������16*-  GREENWOOD  �����������+��������������� ��� ��� ��� ��� ������������������������������^���������^^������������^���������������������������������������������^  ��� ~-.._ - . _. .          . <  is the place to ro if you  want  the best of Liquors J  and Cigars. ,  ��� ALMSTROM & BERG, 1'kopkiktok.-.  t J j* j     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C. \\  *����������� ������������������)������������������ M��M* + ����+��+-f��*>��-M>+-f+4-4~f������ ������������������ ;  I T^E NORDEN HOTEL  You Should Read  That long looked for contract for  the building of the Coast-Kootenay  railway is reported as having been  signed by McLean Bros, by which  that firm is toreceive a subsidy of  $5>o0�� Per mile from the provincial  government. If it takes the Dominion  as long to grant a bonus as it did the)  province, there will be no railway con  struction this, year.  Some of the north Kootenay,news-  papers  are saying nice  things about  W. A. Galliher, M.P.. for Yale-Cari-  sentenced   to   nine boo, because that gentlnman   has se-  month's imprisonment, with a proba-.'cuied   Dominion   appropriations   for  tili'ty of twelve more, the full court J that section.   Possibly the same thing  THE MILWAUKEE  ��� A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union &s the Great Railway  running the "Pioneer Limited" trains  every day and night between St. Paul  and Chicago, and Omaha and Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the world."  Undeistand: Connections are made  with All Transcontinental Lines, assuring to passengers the best service known.  Luxuri'-as eoaoheB, electric lights,steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no Mher  line.  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  Trav. Pass. 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BP. MONSQM, Proprietor.  the entire Houndaiy shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly eveiy ton of which was 1 educed by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  l'hoenix ramp alone shipped 2.55,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  iindissenttoanypait of Canada or  the   United  States for  $2.00  per year���or the rest of the world for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the  latest and Most  Reliable News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and aims to bey  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  y>>>  PIONEE^PUBLISHING GO.  c.  1. ������rrj?-raa?TW'*'  !SB-*r&CG**^#,Sitltfx*m I HmMMM IMMtmHHHwWfHHHmHw"  j Equitable Life |  "Strongest in me world."  TmHHOENIX PIONEER  X   Assets $ 33��.5<5M>3.49.  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606 607 Empire State Building  y   Spokane, Wash,  JAS. J, HILL  IN BOUNDARY  He Made a Speech at Grand  , .Forks/''-:'"":  +  Surplus $70,137,170.01  ;: L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B.C.  HIGH OPINIO VOF GKANBY SMELTtR  FASHION  LIVERY..  STMUS  Knob Hill Avenue  FRASER & LANDON,  Tklephone No, 10. PROPRIETORS  Does Not Ask for Bonus, and Believes in  Low Grade! as the Great Secret of Successful RaUroadloj.  ���  I P. Burns & Go.  PHOENIX  ���  MARKET.  HEAD OFK1CE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, H. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, U. C.  . *.. Wholesale and Retail Heal Merchants.:  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Porks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood,' Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND PO.ULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  ���. r.iMir  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and I.   Leave Greenwood'! 0 and 4.  DAILY  .*.*.* A, S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.  Ii    ;���       ���  James J. Hill, president rjf the Orea't  Northern railway, responding, at Grand  Porks, last S iiurriay, to a joint address  from  the city, councils aiid boards 01  trade'of.'Grand Foiks and Columbia,  made a spee:h, outlining liis policy ol  railway const* uction in northern Washington andsiuiliein British Columbia.  Mr. Hill  arrived  shoitly alter five  o'clock that evening, after a tour of inspection of the  Washington &' Greai i  Northern ra:lway as far as Republic,  Wash.    His party included   his son,  Louis W. H'll;   Chief Kngineer John  P.Stevens; J. W. Ulabon, fou-lh vice-  president; P^iei Sieni*.-, contractor, and  P. S. Porest, district snperiiitendent ol  the Spokane Kails & Northern railway.  Fie was welc uned by prominent men,  including J.  I'.  Giaves, general manager, and A.  C-  Flumerfclt, assistant  general   ma mger,  respectively, of tht  Granby   counaiiy;   J.   H.   Kennedy,  chief engine.'i of the V., V. & E. railway.  Praise! the Granby Smeller.  Mr. Hill and paity met President  Miner, of the Gianby company, and  were shown 'hiough the big leduction  plant. Mr. Mill slated that it was tht  most mode 11 smelting works he had  ever inspected.  Subseque illy Mr. Hill met a large  .vas only one rule I could go by, and  hat was to try to do what I had to do  is fought to do it.  "I do not wish to leave any unfinished tin tinis (which is Scotch for the  :ig end of a piece of string), and I do  not want to be the fag end of a piece  >f string.    I want lo finish. "  "As soon. as our engineers can find  a feasible route, we are prepared to  build through from both ends. The  snow is now nearly all, gone, arid we  will hot have that difficulty to contend  with., , '  ..'.'���."There have been certain difficulties  in.ihe way of entering Grand Porks,  but I do not know what these difficul  lies are. , I think that someone did  not want us to come in. We had a  nice easy way to come in, and I do  not think the wheels will slide on the  rails. I have nothing against Canadian Pacific friends. I want to be  i^ood neighbors with everyone, but on  the other hand, if they do not want  me, I hope we can get along. At any  rate, we will try."  He said British Columbia had the  natural resources here, quite different  Irom (he other place south, viz: larye  quantities of, low grade ore. It is not  exactly what he would like, but it is  ivhat the railway must have.  B. C. MINING NOTES  Sandon shipped 75 tons of ore last  week.  Last week's output   from   Rossland  was 4,695 tons of ore.  A  three-sixteenths  interest  in the  Britannia has been sold for $100,000.  Last week   180 .tons  ol  ore  wen  shipped   from the Slocan City mining  division.  It is expected that the Rambler  Cariboo, in the Slocan, will shortly,in-  crease its rate of dividends.  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CO.,  'Phone 14. Phoenix, B. C.  delegation of citizens at the Yule hotel.  Acting May.ir Mai vey gave an addiess  of welcome, which also expiessed tht  hope that Mr. Hill would build a spur  to the Granby smelter, and branch  lines to Pho.-nix and up the north fork  of Kettle river to the coal fields.  Mr. Hill said that it was always a  pleasure  to him to meet people who  weie engaged in the couiury where his  interests were located.    It has been the  woik of his life on the frontier to open  up* new "country.    His interests had  been on both sides of the line.    Some  of the audience might know that for  some  time  he was closely   interested  with the Canadian Pacific railway.  At  one time he owned one tenth, but now  lie did not own a dollar, though he  sometimes  got   the credit  of having  bought it.    Continuing, he said :  Does Not Ask for Bonus  "A good road is as essential to rail  ways as  deep  water  is to shipping.  Sometimes the  public have a way ol  encouraging railways, such as bonusing  them; for instance, the Canadian Pacific.    On the other hand, when I sold  out of it, the  company  made  haste]  slowly and  built without any bonus.  1, for my part, do not want any bonus,  and  a  railroad   that  could   not  live  without  a  bonus would make a very  poor show with one.  "Someone has called your city the  'gateway city,' and you must make it  such, and go along the lines of least  resistance. The road is ready to come  into Grand Forks or any other place  where it can go.  "A railroad is like a river, the feeders of the former increasing the traffic  as the little streams increase the flow  of water in the latUr. A great man)  people think that because the company  commenced at this end it is going to  end there. What we want is to get a  good road and go right through to the  coast.  "Hiit we do not want, however, to  build a road consisting of a series of  toboggan slides. We have to seek and  follow* the lines of least resistance and  low grades. We are not asking foi  any bonus nor for anything more than  an opportunity to demonstrate that  some things can be done. We hope  the company will be able to do something here that will make you think ii  has been of some service.  Believes in Low Grades.  "I do not want to be connected with  anything that is not successful.    We  have a little road in  the Crow's Nest  that  I  am   not ashamed of.    It can  haul 2000 tons with a single engine.  The grade here is a reasonably good  one���31 feet to the mile.    Isent the  first engineers into this country intending, originally, to build the main line  through the Crow's Nest, but the government objected to this.   This line,  it   had  been   proposed,   would   also  traverse   the   Lardeau   country,  and  strike the  present  Canadian   Pacific  line  at Shuswap   lake.     I was  kept  busy from morning to night by questions from ajl along the line, and there  Caws by an j  Old Jachdawj  I'ond of lite speculative lie'tin.  Thither I wing my airy flight.  And thence securely sees  The bustle and the raree show  Which agitate mankind below  Secure and at his case.  Last week the Old Jackdaw noticed  that Elias Rogers, managing diiectoi  of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.,Ltd.,  caused a statement to be put upon the  wires at Toronto, purporting to explain  . 11] about the Fernie strike of coal min-  jis. Among other things, he is reported to have stated that, from his  latest information, there 'were ho smel-|  lers closed in British Columbia on ac  count of lack of coke.    Caw I Caw!  '.[��� At no time iii the last thiee year  has the outlook for mining been .<.<  full of promise'as. now' in -Vuiheas  Kootenay, says the Fort Steele Pros  pector.  .'I'he Silver King mine, near Nelson,  has been leased to M. ��� S. Davys, Ian  superintendent ol the property', tor 6111  year by the Hall Mining and "Smelling  company.  The Silver Cup and Nettie I..'mine.',  at Feiguson are now owned solely b)  the   English shareholders.    The  new  management will, push work with  renewed vigor.  In June the LeRoi No. 2, at Rossland, was opeiated at a profit of $21,-  000, the sh.pments being 6,31610ns  oi ore, containing 3,182 02s. gold,  6,560 ozs. silver and 118 tons coppei.  About 40 shareholders in the Northwestern Development Company propose coming by special train from  Hancock, Mich., to visit the Camborne group, which the company i.*-  operating on Fish creek, Lardeau.  y Anecdotal.  After onaot his tripa'to the Emerald  Isle Foote Was praising the hospitality  of the Irish, when a gentleman, asked  him whether he had been at Corfc "No,  sir," answered Foote, "but I have seen  many drawings or It."     '   '      \  pisr-ell once said ot Sir William  Harcoiir't In hia affectedly cynical way:  "He has the three essential qualification s of success Jn politics���a fine person, a loud voice, and no principles."  To this, when It was repeated to lilin,  Harcourt rejoined: "Leaving out the  first two qualifications. It might almost  be'applied to.'Dizzy* himself."    .  Tradition ascribes to the second Pitt  the dying words: "O, my country���my  country! ��� How I leave my country!"  What, in fact, Pitt said.was: "I think  I could eat oneof Bellamy's pork-pies."  ���Which be did���and' straightway expired, to the Intense grief of the nation.  This version Is attested by the head-  waiter of "Bellamy's" (likewise deceased), who told It to Mr, Disraeli.  Louis XIV. was told that Lord Stair  was one of the best-bred men in Europe. "I shall soon put him to the  test," said the king; and asking Lord  Stair to take an airing with him, as  goon as the.door of the coach was  opened, he bade him pass and get in.  The other bowed and obeyed. The  king said: "The world Is In the right in  the character It gives���another person  would have troubled roe; with ceremony."  EASTERN  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL     -       -,    -  CAPITAL, PAID UP  RESERVE FUND  -  $2,000,000  $1,200,000  BOARD OK UIRUCTORS:  Wm 1'arwill, Presideiit.  Hon. M. H. Cochkahb, Vice-Pres.  Iurael Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G.Stevens. I.N  W.   Thomas, C. H.  Kathnu, H. b'  Gtiler,   N  Brown, K.C  ���When, a few years ago, the King of  Portugal was a guest at Lord Salisbury's country seat, the Prince, of  Wales���now King Edward���asked King  Carlos what had impressed him most  during his stay in England. "English  roast beef is very delightful,": was the  reply. "Oh,"'sald the Prince;'"surely  something else has Impressed you as  well." "Ah, yes," returned Carlos; "of  course, there is English, boiled beef,  which Js also delightful."  A commercial traveler well known In  the cycle trade adds this to the collection of jokes on newly made happy  fathers: The hero is the manufacturer  of the wheel which the narrator sells.  Being compelled to go away on a business trip about the time an interesting  domestic event was expected, he left  orders for the nurse to wire him results  according to the following formula: If  a boy, "Gentleman's safety arrived." If  a girl,.;"Lady's safety arrived." The  father's state of mind may be imagined  when, a few days later, he, received a  telegram containing the... one word:  "Tandem."        .���'���.��� :.''''���    '  HKAO OFPICK, SHKRBROOKK, P. Q.  Jas. Mackiuuou,  Gen'l Mgr.  S. Kdoell.  Local Mgr.  S. F. Mokbv, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province of Quebec-  Montreal, H. Austin, Manager.  -Waterloo W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Kock Island, S. Stevens, Mttiiager.  Coivniisville, II. V. Williams. Mgr.  Costlcook, Ii. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. I.. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. II. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedforu   W. II. Hargrave, Mgr,  Hum ng.luii. A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Mauog. W. I>. Krnser, Mgr.  St. Hyacinths, J. Lafrnmbolse, Mgr.  Oruihtowii, K W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills. K I'. OHvier, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  Cm ml forks, Win. Spier. Mgr  Plioei;(x, N. II, Slack, Acting Mgr.  Ageiils   in    Canada,  Bank or  Montreal  and  I .Branches.  " London, Kng.. National Bank of Scotland.  I " Boston, Nutlcjl/Kl Exchange Bank.  " lirw York* National Park,Bank.  Collection. made nt all accessible points.  Drafts liMitd (or miy required amounts, good at  all point* lu Canada, U.S. aud Kurope. Exchange bought aud sold. '  savings  Branch ��� Department   at    Each  Ofkicb.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and cora-  poquded annually without requiring attention ot  depositor.  OOice Hours: 10-3: Saturday from ioto 12.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  In   the   same   article  Mr.  Rogers  claimed to have clippings from Iiritish  Columbia newspapers before him.    Ii  he employs the services of a clipping I  bureau, and gets everything published  about his company in   this section, he  will have some  interesting leading foi  his evenings.    Among other things, he  will'learn   that  the  Greenwood  and  Uoundary  Falls" smelters  have   been  closed for several weeks on account of  lack of coke; that the Granby smeltei  closed 10 days for the same reason, and  before these lines aie in print is likely  to have to cease operations once more.  Then   the   Northport   smelter   blew  Camborne is kicking about its pooi  mail service.  Harvest   is   in   full  swing   in   the  Kootenay valley.  Smith Curtis has lately been looking) ished  over the Lardeau district.  A fine new hotel is under the course  of construction at Armstrong.  Vancouver is storming over the dismissal of its pet detective, Wylie, by  Mayor Neelands.  'I'he Imperial Bank took over the  business of Molson's bank in the cit)  of Victoria on August ist.  It is stated that the C.P.R. have  entered into arrangements to build a  first class hotel at Kamloops.  The   name of C.   P.   McRostie  A certain Scotch caddie named Math-  le Gorum was noted for his invariable  remark after a poor shot by the person  he was serving:-. "It" micht hae  been  waur," which was meant to be consolatory and encouraging.   His master, a  clergyman, was wearied with this well-  meaning flattery. Accordingly, to make  sure that he would squash the remark  for once, he told the caddie he had a  terrible    dream    the    night     before.  "Mathie, my man, I dreamt that I was  In the place where the wicked are punished.    I saw  the  wretched ones  tortured; they were swimming In a lake  of  boiling  pitch,   and   could   not   get  landed for red-hot pitchforks thrust In  their faces by demons."   He halted a  minute, with his tongue in his cheek,  when, with perfect coolness, the caddie answered:   "Aye,  sir,  that  was  a  bad dream, jist awfu'; but it micht hae  been waur."    "Waur, you fool?   How  could  that be?"    "It nilcht hae been  true." ���'���'���''  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line % R.  Union Pacific R. ff.  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kflective Tune 22 1902  Arrives  Daily  7.45 a.m. VAST MAII,���To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Farm-  ington, Garfield Colfax. Pullman, 'Moscow, ���Poineroy,  Waitsbuig, Dayton, Walla  Walla'; Pei:dIetoh, Baker City  nnd nil points East  6.25 p. in.  3:45 p. 111. IJXPKIiSS��� For Fnrniiugton  .Garfield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow, Lew iston, Portland  Snn Frnucisco, Haker City  and all points EAST.  EXI'KESS ��� From nil points  Hast, Haker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Fnrmiugtou 9.50 a. m.  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock, Portland,  atS p. m. mid from Spear street wharf, SanFran-  ciscb, at 10 a; 111. every five days.  Tickets on sale at nil S. F. & N. Stations.  For further information's to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GKO; J. MOHLKR, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  out for the same cause, and   the Trail   mentioned  as  the deputy mining re-  ���ind Nelson smelters  are likely to foi,-  c��rder at Hedley City, in the Similka  low   suit���all  because   his   company  iJoes not supply the coke required.  As a matter  of fact, Mr. Rogers is  'letter informed than most people as to  the real situation, and   that his company is   primarily responsible  for   the  widespread stagnation that is hovering  over  southern   British   Columbia because the various smelters cannot buy,  borrow, beg or steal the needed suppl)  of cok.    He complains  of  newspapei  criticisms, but if he handles   the truth  so carelessly, or is  much  given to the  dissemination of misleading statistics,  he can expect nothing else.  The Old Jackdaw has an idea that  wedding bells will be heard again in  Phoenix before long. He is informed  that two old bachelors are quietly fitting up homes on the hill in most desirable style. It is also noted, in this  connection, that the members of the  tin can brigade are tuning up their  sweet sounding musical instruments.  meen.  No nominations were offered for tlu  positions of two aldermen in Sandon.  so the council appointed Alex. Crawford and A. Osborne to fill the vacan  cies.  A new company for wholesale and  retail business has just been incorpor  ated for $100,000, in Kaslo, for which  Green Bros., H. Hyers, H. Giegerich  ann A. B. Morris will amalgamate theii  business under the style of Giegerich,  Byers & Green Co., Ltd.  Senator Templeman, ol Victoria,  will succeed Hon. R. \V. Scott as secretary of state in the Laurier cabinet.  Ross Thompson and J.Fred Kitchit  of Rossland, are now engaged in prospecting for coal and oil in the Flathead valley.  It Is a current story in  Tevlotdale  that in the iboiise of an ancient family  of  distinction,   much  addicted   to   the  Presbyterian cause, a Bible was always  put in the sleeping apartment of the  guests, along with a bottle of strong  ale.    On  some  occasion  there  was   a  meeting of clergymen in the vicinity of  the castle, all of whom were invited to  dinner   by   the   worthy   baronet,   and  abode all    night.     According  to    the  fashion of the times, seven of the reverend guests were allotted to one large  barrack-room, which, was used on such  occasions of extensive hospitality.   The  butler took care that the divines were  presented each with a Bible and a bottle of aie.   But, after a little consultation among themselves, they are said  to have recalled the domestic as he was  leaving the apartment,    "lly friend,"  said one of tbe venerable guests, "you  must know when we meet together as  brethren the youngest man reads aloud  a portion of Scripture to the rest; only  one Bible, therefore, Is necessary. Take  away the other six, and, in their place,  bring six more bottles of ale."  f,i/ r, r���z������=T" r:'   ,^  dm)1'* n 1 < ]]\w  Jpoto Mk d Wera  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  JlEI) MOUNTAIN WY.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Kosslaud, Nelson and all in.  termed'nte'points; connecting at Spokaue with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. S  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily lor  Republic, and connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run ou passenger trains between Spokane and Northport.  EFFECTIVE  SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1901.  Leave. Daily Train Arrive  9:20a.m Spokane 7:15 p. m.  12:25a. m Rossland ..4:10 p.m  9:40 a. in. .......Nelson:........; 64s p. m.  II. A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  A few days ago, when Vice-President  VtcNichol, of the C. 1'. R., was on his  .t*ay from the Granby smelter to Phoeuix, his private cars were held at Granby Junction, away  from a  telegraph  office, for a  couple o( hours in  the  broiling sun.    Last Monday PresidCni  Miner, of the Granby Co., and party  were detained two hours at Eholt and  another hour at Hartford Junction. At  the latter  point  good, substantial   laborer's fare was  served   the party for  supper at the section house.  ..���<���-������  Attention is called to these incidents  by the Old Jackdaw tp show that the  delights (?) of travel into the Boundary  fall, like the gentle dew of heaven, on  the just and  unjust  alike.    The aver-  Australlan-Canadian Cable.  The Pacific Ocean cable, from Australia to Canada, may be completed b\  the  ensuing November.    Already tlu  section of it from Austialia to the Fiji  Islands is   open   and   doing business  From these islands to Canada the cable-  remains to be laid.    The Colonia, tin  largest  cable  steamer   in   the   world,  should reach Bam field   Creek, B. C,  during  September   with    the   section  from Vancouver  to   Fanning���an'isolated island anywhere south of Honolulu���and   October  may   witness   its-  completion.    Then the steamer Anglia  will lay the last section of the cable���  that from Fanning to Fiji.    The total  distance traversed will be 7,000 miles  'I'he cost  of the whole  cable  is expected   to   be $11,000,000.    It   is a  heavy  cable, with   a  large conductor,  to facilitate speedy transmission.  There are three British representatives   on   the   board,   two  each  from  HEALTH  RESORT  [JALCYOX HOT SPHIXliS SAMTAKirM  ������J- The most complete -- ��� - - ��� --  on the continent of North  America. Situated midst  scenery unrivalled for gruu.--1"  Jeur. Boating, Fishing and Excursions. Resident Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic communication with nil parts of the world- two  mails arrive and depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervous and muscular diseases- its waters heal nil Kidney, I.iverand Stomach Ailments  Terms: $15 to $18 per week, according to res-  .lence in hotel or Halcyon Hot Sprincs.  ow l.ake  Ii. C. .  "Now, James, please remember: Left  hand���Etfgs, poultry, three yards of silk  to match my skiff, lining for Mamie's  dress, and a new reefer for George. Bight  hand���Nellie's ribbons, Harry's algebra,  telephone mes-sngo to Henry, a box- 0/  starch, and my new bonnet. Say them  over as you go to town." ��� "iln  Weekly."  larpers  age traveller has no monopoly of these I Australia "d Canada, and one from    ��� 1 New Zealand���eight in all.   The cable  experiences.  The Old Jackdaw.  More settlers have gone into the  Fire Valley district, near the headwaters of Kettle River, this year. They  went in by way of Arrow lake, a hotel  having been built at that point. Fruit  raising is coming to the front in Fire  Valley.  The finest job printing ever turned  out in any office in British Columbia  is being done every 'day in the Job  Department of the  Phoenix Pioneer.  rate today between Canada and Australia, via England, is about 4s. 6d. a  word. Between Europe and Australia  a uniform rate of 3s. a word is in ���effect. When the new cable is completed a reduction of these rates may  be expected, when commercial trans  actions between the Commonwealth  and the Dominion will be acceleiated.  Sue Brette���How do you know the  gallery goils_.threw egs?s at you? Hani  Lette���How do 1 know? Ye gods, didn't  I catch them in the' act?���Chicago  "News."  A visitor to a farm was especially  struck 'by the great ruggedness and  strength of one of-the stalwart harvest  hands, and said to the farmer: "That  fellow ought to be chuck-full of work."  'He is," replied the farmer, "or he  ought to be, because 1 hain't never  been able to get none out of him."���  From "Success."  "I see that Jlrs. Uptardelght Is addressing the Mothers' Scientific Club  this afternoon on The Care of Children." "Speaking op children, who was  that youngster that iroke Into Snoop'u  candy store last n' t and robbed the  till?" "That���why, -at was *-i. Uy-  tardelght's youngest." ��� B iltlmore  "News."  "Amber" Plug Smoking Tobacco is  winning in its merits. Have you tried  it?    Save the tags; they arevaluable.  Fjuth and Works.  A plfice of bright class-room repartee  comes from a Western . college. The  professor had been annoyed by the tar-  Sy entrance of a student Into the lecture-room, and pointedly stopped talking until the man look his seat.  After class the student went to the  desk and apologized.  "My watch was fifteen minutes out of  the way, sir. It's bothered me a good  deal lately, but after this I shall put  t.o more faith in it."  "It's not faith you want In It," replied the professor; "it's works."  Columbia and Kootenay,  Between NELSON and MIDWAY.  MFAI Q a la Carte.  1YICAL3  Table d'H  Hote  Liquors and Cigars at  Standard Puces.  Complete  equipment,   unequalled  in  the   West.  For Time-tables   rates   and   nil!  inf-miiaUou  call 011 or address nearest local ngeul.or  O. \V. Dey,  Agent,  Phoenix, ��. C  J.  S.  E. I.Covi.k,.  A. O. P. Agt.  Vancouver, H.C  Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  ���iyyy-  m  m  ,:$P  -Ml  V'Sftil  ^  S-S86  7*?J  riKSa  "3S  *XJt.  f-^-niY^-f    ~7~J1?   Tr.'f���.��� ��*r- ���nr-  1.V%*  !f    -���     <.  ."'IT :.r'  -   ���'-  sap**"  7RSRB5&  ^SSE^SEiJW  MttMMilttMliSifi^^ tea #  i 'i&SaKsi'i'r*";  fHfel ^[S' 11 *���  i IM'iKi/ifrl  ?#S.'^??.-  ��i  J^*i��K,sS*'1': ji ',"  \m>��&<f?.,i ���-���  f f�� J' * **> ���7�� V   ���> '    fi  $#3  v     -~i  c j i'  k"^^?*rj'it  5    fHSl!*'i?,*��n**  8 spOTfeSjr*- i  r.:ff  IliU'.'  fllll  i'>l^<feiv1 .'-j'-  f ''Mt.<lH^i  6 -*" jSwh��te*irf *i; >***: .  --P  ,. M.ft la*.*1--  SKI! KOiSS*'     -  ?>.?. ��>i*Vj rt  �����*}-&  J*��n  SBV-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  T  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric J>J  and Lighted  The Dominion  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  otise  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsidtt Avenue  ������������������������������������  ^^^������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������-���������������������������������������������������������������������a  o  Bellevue Hotel  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue,  Phoeuix, B.C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  a  ���  a  a  Best Ohlainahle   IJiands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigais.  'Phone 29  Dining Room  First-class  Everv l'aiticular.  Pour Mall Service.  Of Lite the mail scni'*e t<>  l'hocim  has heen 01  the |) oiest, ihe mills ar-  livinj;  at  any nine liom 3 o'clock  to  inidniu'lil, and business men .11 e vigorously  "kickini*."    It appciis  that   it  the  main line uain  at  Kholt happens  to be a little Lilt, connections are not  made on the I'lioenK hiam h, and the  passengei couch' is Inoiijjlit U|*�� '" any  old   way,   instead  ol   piomptly, as   it  should be.    Thus the passengei coach  may he bion*>hi up on a lieijjht tiain,  or on the end ot a uain ol empty oie  cais, taking ali  the   way  liom two to  five hours to 11111 ihe ten miles.     I'he  Uoaid  of Tiade shouid notify the C.  I'. R. lhat  the seivice is exceedingly  unsatisfactoiy, and see il it cannot  be  lemedied, as i* is a souice of the greatest  annoyance  to business men and  travelleis.  $ Watch Repairing        *'     ^  This is an important  part of lnv IniMiicss, to  which I ��iM" particular  attention. Hu"�� y��**r  timeiiieces to me, no  matter wlic" or where  made, and we will make  them ��ood as new.  GEO, E. DEYr  you  1'at-  i Klllililllll A��iline. rime.*  :��!^5  ^fcfia  llBRIEF NEWS NOTES  <l.  No Quorum���Last Wednesday no  meeting of the city council was held,  as a quorum of the municipal fathers  failed to put in an appearance.  MATTERS OF GENERA L INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Midsummer Ball���-Next Tuesday  evening the Catholic Ladies' .Aid will  give a midsummer ball at Miners'  Union Hall. Everything indicates a  most successful event.  Narrow Escape���'1 hursday E. \V.  Monk, in riding from Greenwood, had  a narrow escape from serious injury.  On Dominion avenue a large dog attempted to impede his progress, with  tha result of the death of the dog, and  the bruising of the hoise and rider.  Monday, the 1 Sth of August, being  postponed just a week fiom theoiigi-  nal date set. Miss Carss, who was to  have had charge of the junior department in Phoenix, will he unable to ac-  cept, and another  lady instrtictoi   has i  Rev. J, 1*. lietis, of (Stand I-'oiks, weie  also piesent.  beginning net U'ednewJay, Rev, I'.  (Iiecn, ol Phoeniv, will hold Methodist  sei vices in Eholt eveiy week, in the  school house.  It is stated that between $,500 and  ���J-ico was leccntly sjient on ihe l'hot-  ni.\-EhoIt wagon load, putting it in  bet'ci shape.  August 15th has been fixed upon as  the date foi' turning the Washington ft  . Gseat  Northern  tailw.iy  over  10 the  been selected in hei place, Miss Klo*a j 0peialin��� depaitment.  M. Curt ie, of Vancouver.    At a meet-1      .������      .,     , ,     ,        .  ' I     Albin   Almstrom  sa*,s  he  lias   tin  ing  ol   the  school    boaid   held   yes-; r,ncM asi0llmsMi ot tobaccos and can  Church Services   |  Tomorrow.      J  1  Voted for Bonds ��� Last Monday  the ratepayers of Greenwood decided  to issue $5,000 in debentures for the  new public school building, the balance  to be supplied by the government. The  ballot stood 51 in favor and four votes  against. A resident of Greenwood,  Mr. McBride, has purchased the debentures.  teiday, Samuel Someiville was chosen  chaiiman, and it was decided not to  open school till the 25th inst.  City and District Notes  Fjrst Visit to Phoenix���Charles  P. Robbms, of Spokane, was a vi-itor  J in the city Sunday, calling on hie  brother-in-law, John Haley, oje sampler for the Granby mines. Mr. Rob-  bins is a large shareholder in the Lone  Pine-Surprise, a well known Republic  property. His visit to the Boundary  was for the purpose of making arrangements for shipments of Republic ore  to Boundary smelters.  Phoenician Appointed ��� E. VV.  Monk, of the firm of McArthur &  Monk, has been appointed Boundary  agent for the Hamilton Powder Co.,  which concern does a large business  in this section. Mr. Monk will go to  Nanaimo next week, to confer with  Manager Scott, who has charge of the  company's business in British Columbia, and will assume his duties on his  return: His territory will be from  -Robson to Penticton. Mr. McArthui  will return Tuesday from his outing in  the Similkameen.  Big House Assured���Ii goes without saying that the benefit ball to be  given for James McClusIty, who lost  his eyes in a mine explosion here on  the 6th of June, will be well attended.  .This is the anniversary ball of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8, and while Mc-  Clusky is not a member of the union,  . that organization, with characteiistic  generosity, decided to give the unfoi-  tunate miner a Jift. 'Ihe ball takes  place Monday evening, August i8tl*  and every man  in Phoenix should in-  - vest a dollar in a ticket.!  School Opening  Postponed Jiy  order of the government, on account  of the warm weather, the public  schools of the'province will reopen on  lDr. Mathison, Dentist:  This has been the wannest week of  the season.  The July customs receipts at Grand  Forks $9,700.  Cigars, by the box or thousand, imported or domestic, at Almstroin's.  The Biden opera house in Ginnd  Folks has been leased by Lew Johnson.  Giand Forks is again legislating to  regulate the conduct of Chinese laundries.  Colv Prior, minister of mines, is e.\  pectpd to visit the Boundary next  week.  Don't forget that Almstrom has the  choicest chocolates to be had. Lower  town.  The Great Northern is now earning  the mails regularly to and from Republic.  Born, at Greenwood, 13. C, on July  24th, to the wife of A. W. English,  daughter.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from August ioth  to 14th, inclusive.  Wynn Evans left on Monday's tr.iin  foi a tiip to East Kootenay, to begone  a couple of weeks.  It is estimated that ihe new* public  school building for Greenwood will  cost about $13,000.  Mrs. Samuel Somerviile and three  childien Jeft on Thursday lor a visit to  her old home at Vernon.  Greenwood Lodge, A. F. and A. M.,  is holding a picnic at Midway today,  with a program of sports.  \V. J*. Porter and wife came back  last week from a fishing trip up the  West Foik of Kettle river.  S. C. Holinan, foreman at the  Mother Lode mine, Deadwood camp,  was in the city last Sunday.  Miss Ray Flewelling, who has been  spending seveial weeks in Nelson, le-  turned on Thursday's tiain.  * The Snowshoe electric light plant  was removed from the old to the new  compressor building last Thuisday.  Win. Andeison, of* the Cascade  Power Co., came in yesteiday, to inspect the work on ihe sub-station heie.  Supt. Aslley, of the Snowshoe mine,  spent Sunday in Rossland, returning  the next (fay. A. J. McMillan also  came in this week.  Rev. Thomas Gieen went over to  Rossland Monday to attend the quarterly financial meeting of the Kootenay  district ��>( the Methodist church, lemming at the end ef the week. Rev.  J.   I).   P.   Knox, of  Greenwood, and  HMK>8<KKKKH>*(KKKKK>0  GOOD NEWS... g  ���FROM THE��� V  PEOPLE'S STORE \  We have no snaps to offer yon, buleverythirn*; at a fair  inaigin������everything as represented. If not, we will make  it so. We are aind intend to be headquarters for KliOIT  daring the season.  ,    We have been appointed agents for (he celebrated  KAMLOOPS CIUARS, and sell  them at factory  prices.  These cigars are not made in the east by cheap labor, but  are madealmontat home, and are admitted by all lovers o  the weed to be excellent cijrars.  As soon aa the freight blockade if* raised we expect Car  Uroceriee, Car of Flour and Car of IJay. And as soon as  we can make arrangements we will carry a complete stock  of Feed, Play and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any of my competitors tell you that they sell  goods cheaper than Hardy, um tell them' that they are  mistaken, and [ will prove to you that they are.  dies ever biought into the  Houndaiy.  Have jou tried theni ?  Clyde M. Graves, son of Jay P.  Giaves, and Miss May Boydston, ol  Spokane, a neice ot Mrs. Giaves, spent  last Sunday in the city.  Harvesting is now in piogtcss in the  Kettle River valley, and the >ield is  estimated at double lhat of lastyeai,  or 30,000 bushels of grain.  A. G. Simpson and W. II. liamhury  leturned 'Wednesday   from   a   thiee  weeks' trip up the West Koik* of Kettle  liver, on .1 camping, fishing and hunt  ing expedition.  Rev. Afied Roland, of London, ex-  chairinan of tbe Congregational Union  of England and Wales, is evp-xied to  visit this city on a toui liom coast lo  coast, some time in the fall.  The B. C. Copper Company, Ltd.,  have bonded the Great Laxej, about  five miles above Gieenwood, on the  Eholt road. Three men are at work  on the propei ty. Tbe Laxey has a  big showing of copper oie. '    '  R. A Brown has started his second  drive of logs, consisting of some 600,-  000 feet, down the North Fork ol  Kettle river, to Smeltei lake. Much  of this will later be used in buildings  and mine timbers in Phoenix.  Four cars of brick have airived for  the Cascade power sub-station,- being  built on the Gold Diop claim, and the  biickwork has been started. Contractor Steves, of Eholt, is furnishing  the biick, and Mori in, Thompson S:  Co. will put on the galvanized iron  roof.  Church 01 England���St John's  Mission; ��eivices lomoirow, evening.  Uev. K. P. Flewelling, viini. Special  CoiL.-n.uion sei vice.  St. Andiew-,' Piesbyteiian Church,  Seivice tomonow at 11 a. in. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. 111.  Congiegalional���Pleaching sei vices  loinuirowal n a. in. and 7:30 p. in.  Rev. Jaspei Haul,    pastm.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks oix the  Life ol Christ. 3 p. m., no Sunday  school till luitlier notice, by oidei ol  health ollicei. S p. 111., seivice conducted by the Rev. J. I). P. Knox, ol  Greenwood, with Lord's supper and  leception of new membeis.  REID & CO.  Painters ��nd Decorators  Indoor and Outdooi Woik  Pioinpily Done with pine lead  arid oil. Papei Hanging anil  Kalcimimng.  Lcive   Yotir OrJcri j< Bclltvuc   Hold.   PHOENIX, U. C.  The coke <|uesti<m. 11  always get yoin Pills and  cms, Dings and Pies-iiptious  fiom me, you'll be sine lo have  the best that money can buy.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  BAKERY  FOR ���  uAmD  U.' For paticulars inquire of  r  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Boundary Mining Notes.  Shipments from ihe Emma, Summit  Camp, are being sent to the Hall  Mines smelter, at  Nelson,  For the month ol" July the Granby  mines made shipments amounting to  23,584 tons. That for June was 22,-  899 tons.  Monday thiee cars of high grade  Providence ore were shipped to the  Everett smeltei. The values aie largely  in silver and gold.  Monday will be payday at the Granby mines, the amount to bedlstiibuted  being somewhat less than last month,  resulting fiom coke shortage at the  smelter. Next Friday is payday at th  Snowshoe.  On the first of the month about 300  men were at woik in the Granby  mines, but .1 number have been laid  off this week, as the rate of shipments  was reduced from r,ooo tons to about  700 tons daily,  Managei Goodell, of the Montreal  and lioston Copper Co.'s smeltei, and  Manager Johns, of the company's Sun  set mine, went east this week, to consult with the dncctorate of the company in Montieal.  In about two weeks G. C. Cunningham, who has done most of the electric light woik aiound Phoenix, will  begin work un his contract for installing a lighting plant with 160 lights at  the Stemwinder mine, in L'airview  camp,  Last Saturday connections weie  made in the new No. 2 tunnel of the  Granby mines, which connects with  the too fool level of the Knob Hill.  This tunnel is now 1,500 feet in  length, and its completion will do  away with the temporary hoist heretofore used near the entrance of the No.  1 tunnel. The tunnel is 111 ore for  the entiie 1,500 feet, and shipments  are made thiough a shute near the  Old Ironsides oie bins.  'Phone 61.  THOS. HARDY & CO.  Benefit Monilfly Evening.  Monday evening a benefit under tbe  auspices of Snowshoe Lodge No. 46,  I. O. O. 1'"., for Henry Syisted and  Jas. MeClus'ity, will be given at Hai-  dy-McKenzie hall. The artists will be  Msss* Pauline Johnson, the celebrated  Iroquois Indian poet reciter, and J.  Walter McRae, popular entertainei.  The press speak very favorably of them,  A completely furnished cabin can be  rented at a reasonable figine by applj-  ing to A. G. Simpson.'  Cotton 1 ans wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest pi ice paid. Hi ing  'em along and get youi money.  'Half inteiest in a good  lively   business lor sale,'on account of poor health.  Apply  lo   J.   K.   Fraser   at  Fashion L  Stable, Knob Hill Ave., Phoenix, H. C.  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^,, Phoenix, B. G  In (.lie nirniiliine wc will cniillum- to iniikc tlie  lui.1 llrcml. I'nLf mid I'lcntvi'i mcuiii tlie* II01111.  tlary.   lIu\cyou tficd Hum 1  ���MRS. BATON  L'utcher of  PIANO and VOICE CULTURE  Resilience near (irruihy Motet,  1'hocuix, II. <'.  v  *'V*^%*k*V**/**-'*V'VV^.  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling House, cik-j, ti5  per month.-  Three roomed liotibe, $15.  Hi men in N.  V. Townuiti!  Lower town to rent.  Lodging House.  ami  FOR SALE  Double dwelling bouse.  Alsosoin fine tent carnim.-  eitv. h  We have come good hai-gains m  lots in all *mrtn of town.  prop-  FIBE, LIFE ."and  1 ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  5-  MCARTHUR & MONK, j  AGENTS  V. O. Ilox.jj. V.&N  TIioiic.si  Photographs,  I have disposed of my Photo Galleiy  and Poitrait business to Mr, James  Milner, an Expert'Portrait Artist,  who will remain permanently.  Wm. Hall, Photographer.  Application fur Transfer of Hotel License.  Notice it herel'i given Lli.it we shall apply lo  1 lie Hoard of Ucciise Comimsbioiiers of the City  of l'hoenix, nt us ncxl Meeting, for the transfer  of the hotel license held by ns for the Kuoli Hill  hotel, situated 011 lots 19 and 20, block 11, Old  Ironsides sub Xi\ ision, city of Phoenix, to Kdirard  Muusoii. W. J. Morrison.  .   - Jntues Anderson,  Dated June 15, -.903. 1 Licensees  :    NOTICE.  Application for Transfer of Liquor License.'  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after datt* we will apply to the  Boaiil or Licensing f'oinmissioneis of  tilt* Corporation of the city of Plioenix,  for a tiaiislVr of tbe liqnnr lieenut- held  by us for tbe Dominion IIous-, Old Ironsides avenue, situated on Lots 15 and 10  rilot-kll. City of Plioenix, to Oxley &  McClung. liru.is & FoititcsT,  Per J. N. (-iillis.  Dated at Phoenix. B. C, this 1st dav of  July, A. D. 1002.  Remember you can get anything in  the market at the Dominion.  "Amber." Plug Smoking Tobacco is  winning on its merits. Have you tiied  it?    Save the tags; they   ic valuable.  "MINERAL 7vCT~  Certificatc of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Dominion Miuer.il < lniin, situate 111 tlic Croud  KorUs Mining Division of 0'0>m��h Di.trict  Where locattd    On r.oi.ki.ut  M0.1ul.m1, an,I  near the Lookout Mineral Claim.  Take notice thai I, Sydney M Johnson acting  as aj��eul for J   I'. Shannon, l-'rte >liuu 'j CertilT  cite No. II 54495 inteiul, -ixly <la\M from tliedau  hereof, lo am-ly to the Muiiny  Ktc rdtr for a  certificate of improvements, for the  p ti pose i f  obtaium-.- a crown uranL of iheabou rla'm  And further title notice thai nctiuu, nmlerh c  lion 37, mum be coir.niei.vAd 1�� f le the tt.uauct.  of such certificate oriiuprm.iiiieut1,  IJjttd th s nth d.t. of Jnh, A J> , 1-,-t?  43 Miiinv M. John o.\  MINfcRAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  no no:.  Big Si* MnicKil Clnin, situ.-ik in  Hi;   Grand  Foiks .Mmi'iiR DiMsiou <f 0*0500-, District  Where located   In Wellington Camp, adjoining tin Jim > inert .il Claim.  Take notice that I, Sidney M Johiian.i, rctini;  as 0|<ent for T. I". McluUn , Kite Miuei'h Cciiifi-  cateNo II 51619 nudo IJ Kul-*n-.oii.*"rc< Viner's  Certificate No    I) 5X3*6, mtt ml, hixty da3S from  the date hcrtof, to apply lo the Mriun; ktcord- r  foi a cei tific.iic ot uupro'.eiiieiiLs for the piirpone  of ohtaitiiii'; a cioun |;iai t of the atio\e claim.  And fttitliei Like notice that .-�� tion, under section 37, uiuhL lu- coiuiiienc.d before tlie lsstinuce  of .such culificatc onuiproveiiicutf*.  Dated this 301I1 day of July, A   XX.. 1903.  4S �� hVPNLV  M. Joiiston,  Phoenix Bakery,  Vhoeuij. Street.    'I'lione 53,  We make good  bread,     Try it.  .C. \V. GREER, Proprietor.  I For a  : Reliable  ��� Timepiece  One that will um  the vcar around  is what you nee-xl.  Jewel ery  of every clescrip  tion suitable for birtliay prcbeiiih can b '  obtained nt  W. ZIMHERMAN'S  I KODAKING DAYS |  /|\ Aie you Thinking about buy-  /Ii ing a Kodak ? If so you will  jit no doubt want to know just  W where to buy them.  i|y Well to make a long story yj^  ��%     short, we keep them     SJi)  W m all sizes and  cost.     From 'Jp  f.HS one cost'rig $1   to lliose   for r.vS  /|\ the advanced student, costing /J\  fiom $8, $10 and upwards. A\  We keep the wcll-knonn l^astinait   fl\  f   Kodaks and enrrv tt complete Hue of   jk  i'iioror.K\i']ij:c: soi'i'i.m->.   c��n n\  Yti    nnd see for yourself, jti  I . tkbt Brast f Srill |  iii   KNOB IIII.I. AVI',., I'HOKNIX, II. c.    iii  ^^������^���^���'^������^���*,C"��*k-^.'^**>��'^:W  Have You Used  McKenzie's  Compound  Extract of  Sarsaparilla  and Burdock  With Iodide  of Polassium  A.P. McKENZIE  DRUGGIST  Hardy-McKciizie Ulock,     l'hoenix, II. C.  ��� ����.��*������***������������ ���*���������  ������*������*���**������fc��^*��*��+��+��*���.  HARNESS  j w\mwi    ^^%r**rmnxM^.j $ R OP  j Buys ANYTHING,Sells KVKRVTIIIiVtJS ai'.'iir.^r^  EXCHANGE  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������'  ��� ������������S*����fl��aa��  One Good Investment is  Worth a Life Time of wotfc.  An Investment in l'hoenix Realty nt the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of tlie Plioenix mines believes that present low real estate values will lonp;  prevail. With increased ore shipment.--- prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of fie citv at most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill your wants.  A^ress G. W. RUMBERGER,  Hooses for Rent. Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B* C.  NOriCE.  To Whom it. Mm t-oiin-111:  Notiiciu lii-ieliy pivt n tlint ��e lnivu  letu*c<l llio St'Mnwiiiili'r Hold to John  Mailman for iltt- ii-mi uf one .war, nnd  thut wo will iiiit be icHpfiri'-ililu for any  bills ftgiiiin-t will Iiousl- <Ji!iinir the life  of said lease. C. 11  .Muu.in.  S. A. Mui.lin.  Dated at Phoenix, 13.0., the 10th dav  of Julv, 11102.  >'>X  Will be held at  Miners' Union Hall,  Tuesday Eve.9 Aug. 12  By the  Catholic ladies'Aid Society.  TICKETS, $1.00.  In Bfack, White and Fancy Colore,  At Regular Value $1.25, $1.50, reduced to 50c  Special  Regular Value   1.75,   2.00, reduced to 75c  Prices      Regular Value   2.25;   2.50, reduced to   $I800  II '  In Black and Fancy Colors, marked down in Price regardless  of cost  ^^-^w^%^^^  s   Washing Sailo* S��its  At $1, regular price, $1.65  Dolninion Avenue,  Phoenix, 15. C.  i^sss^  ^Ikss^s^s*  ^^ti-^ssa^s^gs^s^^^

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