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Array Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in 1901,  .*, ,���,��  fa6u����i��-t  ��v��|��w.H _^__.  k 1Mr_im��-����WmWoHV.I_uKit-��.**tft   J  m��nrjU*-��W-\-i    h. **>_���  ��-M*^W��ia>>^'/*��l^aBa--a__,-" -B��w_tota��--�����1.,n��,y*k-_(ti_.i_ __��_*!_, 4*t*^ .  Pl0  >  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading IVGning  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol.. in.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY, AUGU.ST 16, 1902.  No  40.  Grand Clearance sale  #l Summer Goods  Lac^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���Tau, Red aud  Black,   25  per cent off:   .  Ladies' White-Duck Skirts at Cost. ,    -  ,. ,  A few Men's' Straw Hats and Whtie Vests at Cost.  * Hiter-Wri Co.i  M0RRIN.TB0MPS0N&C0.  Hot weather is  and we are re  here,  ady*  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*  ST-  COL. PRIOR  WAS HERE  Spent Several Hours in Phoenix Last Wednesday.  MARVELLED AT TBE fiLOBY BOLES  Was Not Loaded Down Wllb Petitions and  Request* by Our Citizens, But Wis Given  the Freedom ol ibe City.  Edward Gawlor Prior, the honorable minister of mines in the cabinet  of Premier Dtiiismuir, and acting |>re-  iiiicr in the absence of that distinguished gentlemen to the coronation of King  Edward,   was a victor in Phoenix last  dignent miners. This subject was  brought to his attention by several of  ihose with whom he conversed- here,  and to make the lesson-more impressive lie happened to metjL.one or two of  the men who have been, made sightless  in the camp from accidents while mining  The colonel acknowledged that-some-  thing must be done in the malter, and  requested that the subject be laid be,  fore him in tangible form at an early  date, so that he could take it up. with  his colleagues at Victoria. '  Believes ia Party Lines.r  ' ' ' '  >  Asked as to his idea of party lines in  the next election, the colonel replied  that he believed injhat idea most  heartily, and he hoped' it would be  brought about. While himself a conservative, he would rather see a libera!  government in power'nt Victoria, than  one made up of all parties, and which  was thus responsible to no party.    In  GRANBY MINES  ARE WORKING  Now Have Nearly 150 Men  on the Pay Roll.  DEVELOPMENT AND MUCH NEW WORK  El.ht Machine Drills Running, Porter Bros.  Pal up New Towers for Slrlpplu., and  Much Activity on (he Outside.  Wednesday, being driven from Grand  buiks, and spending the greater part  oi" the day in the chief mining camp of  the lioundary.   Col. Prior is taking  trip thiough the mining sections of the  province, and familiarizing himself with  the conditions and needs of the industry.   He went into East Kootenay from  the main line of the C.  P.  R.-, and  travelled down from  Golden   through  the In. Steele and Cranbiook sections,  and thence to Nelson.     Last Saturday  night he was banquetted at Rossland,  and told with one accord how iniquitous is the two per cent tax on the mining industry of British Columbia.  He survived that concerted onslaught  by the mining men of Rossland, visited  Trail, and was shown the sights of the  city, namely, the smelter, and this week  came over into the Boundary. Stopping first at Grand Foi ks, he was pretty  regard to the time of the next election,  he   was   non-committal, saying  that  Joseph Martiir was credited with stat  ing that it would take place some time  this fall.  Col. Prior made a distinctly favorable impiession in Phoenix;, and if he  will take up the one subject on which  action is wanted, will earn 'the lasting  gratitude of not only Phoenicians, but  of the people of the mining districts  generally. \'\-     ��-  CHITTENDEN-ROniROCK MARKUQE.  Two Youbj People Start la LH�� Tajelaer In  Pnoeolx.        *'  '  Last Tuesday afternoon ot 2 o'clock  a wedding occurred at "the residence of  Mrs. L. Chittenden.on Knob Hill avenue, her daughter, Bessie, being united  in the holy bonds, of matrimony- to  Henry W. Rothrocfc.   Trie 'knot was  neatly addressed to  death,   no  less tiecl ty   Rev-  E-   p-  F|e*elling,  the  than five different petitions being presented to him by the enterprising citizens of the Smelter-City,,before he got  away. Evidently they do not believe  in losing anything by not asking for it  in Grand Forks. He was'also banquetted there.  From Phoenix he "went   to  Greenwood, and met several  committees of  the citizens, and after looking over the  Mother Ix)de smelter,  went down  to  Midway, and thence on to Camp Mc-  Kinney and Penticton on  Lake  Okanogan, and is now on his way  to  the  coast.    He expects also to visit  Cariboo and Atiin-this summer, if possible.  Surprised at the Qlor? Holes.  Col. Prior is a minin_��engineer, and  therefore is familiar with mining conditions and mines to a  large extent.  Nevertheless, when he  was taken  all  over and through   the  mammoth  ore  quarries or glory  holes of the- Knob  Hill mine by Superintendent Williams,  he could not help expressing his genuine surprise at the vastness of the  ore  bodies'on the properties of the Granby  Co., nor at the fact that the company  is now preparing for the installation of  the largest ore crusher and the  largest  air compressor  in  the  Dominion  of  Canada. '_-���'  While the colonel was  in'Phoenix  about a year ago, he only spent a short  time  here,  and  did  not have  much  chance to get a good idea of the mines.  He now knows, something about the  mines which pay the largest ore tax ol  any properties in the Boundary.  Was Shown Ibe City.  In company wjth Mayor Rumberger,  J. l<\ Hemenway and the Pioneer man,  the minister of mines was shown about  the city, and met a  large   number  ol  the business men and leading citizens.  Alter going through the Phoenix Gen-  eal Hospital, he pronounced it one of  the best institutions of the kind in the  province.    In the course of   his  visit  he met quite a number of old Victorians, and -chatted geneially  with   the  business men, expressing his confidence  in the great mines which lie at our very  doors.  He was much amused at the credit  that was given him by some of the  coast papers-for-'his alleged settling  of the Fernie strike. He was merely  present when the a'greeinQtjt between  the miners-and the Crow's Nest'-;. Pass  Coal Co. vyas signed.  Asked Bui One Thin..  In the course of his visit to Phoenix,  Col. Prior was asked to do but one  thing, and that was for the general  good of the mining industry, and not  for Phoenix in "particular. He was requested to use his good offices.with the  government for the establishment of a  beautiful service of the Church of Eng  land being used. The wedding was a  quiet affair, only the immediate fiiends  of the family being present.  Mr. Rothrock, was formerly a resi-1  dent of Phoenix, being* employed, by  the Phoenix Water Supply" Co., and  now being employed by the Pacific  Coast Pipe Co., of Spokane, where he  has a good position. Mrs. Rothrock  has lived with her mother in Phoenix  lor over a year, and had many friends  here. A large number'assembled at  the depot to see them.ofi", with showers  of rice and many old shoes. They  went to Spokane, where they will keep  house at present, later probably goingi  to;. Lewistown, Montana, where; <Mr*  Rothrock. will^haLVCcharge of .putting  in a water, system for his company.  JAMES J. HILL PROMISES CHEAP COKE.  Will  "Bona*  Lay It Down For $5'Per Too to  dary Smelters.    ,    ������ v.:>'��������� -'.���  JamesJ. Hill believes that the:Boun?  dary smelters,are.paying.too4much for  coke ": '.���'������'A.: '.' ���'"'���' ''��� *-'";-  �� -Although a large shareholder in the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal company, he  was not. backward in criticizing;its  management..  ; He intimated that he had coal measures south' of the international, boundary line which he intends developing.  There is no duty on coke.  He intimated that within a year he  would funish. the Boundary smelters  with all the coke required at a cost nol  exceeding $5 a ton.  Mr. Hill is going to build to Greenwood and Phoenix. His road is going  to help to build up the Boundary country and he intends running branches to  every point where there is a chance to  develop the district and do business. ;  ; Mr. Hill is going to build through to  the coast. He hopes the people of  British Columbia will soon get through  voting bonuses as he does not want one.  He builds railways to do business, not  to earn bonuses..-��� Boundary Creek  Times;   ���..-  home for permanently disabled and in:  : Cbau.es in Nelson Papers.  - It has been given out that the Nel-  ���son Daily News will discontinue publication as a morning paper at the end  of this'week, the field evidently nol  being large enongh to support such an  excellent publication, even with labor  saving tyi>e setting machines.  John Houston is also out with a  circular stating that he will resume the  publication of the old Tribune ' next  week, and it is unde'rs,tqp.d.that it will  be a weekly for the present. Mr.  Houston still has many fiiends in the  commercial center of the Kootenays,  and it would not be surprising if he  was running the only daily in that city  before long.  Last Monday was monthly payday  at the Granby mines, and a large number of men were laid off temporarily,  owing to the lack of coke at the company's smelter at Grand Forks. The  payroll was not as large as that of the  previous month, as the smelter was  only in partial operation during the  previous month for lack of fuel.  But there are still a number of men  employed at the Granby mines, even  during the brief cessation of ore shipments and of operations at the reduction works. In addition to the carpenter gang of over 30 men, in charge  of Foreman Wright, there have been  eight machine drills at work this week  in the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill  mines. Altogether there were 146  names on the rolls on Thursday. In  ���addition to this Porter Bros, have a  force still at work oh their stripping  contract. This week this fitm have  erected some more towers farther up  the hill,Jand are about to start stripping another large piece of ground, the  work on the present ground  most completed,  New Work Ooln_ On.  One of the largest pieces of construction undertaken by the Granby  Co. here for some time is the new  compreasor building, where the 60 drill  air compressing engine will be housed.  This building is located.off the ore  hody on the Victoria claim.the structure  being 60x121 feet over all, with walls  20 feet high. On account of the big  travelling crane required to handle the  heavy pieces of machinery, the ftame-  wotk of this building must be unusually strong. About half of the hewed  timbers needed have been framed.  Around the location of the new compressor building is indeed a busy spot.  -I'he masons are laying the foundations  on which the havy posts supporting  the building will rest, and next week  will begin; on : the immense concrete  foundations for the two halves of the  60 drill compressor itself. There are  about 600 yards in these foundations  alone, the excavations having been already made.  At the Knob Hill the compressor is  not running, the Old Ironsides compressor furnishing all the power required for the present. But work on  the building to house the big ore  crusher soon to be installed near the  Knob Hill ore bins, goes on apace  Notification of the shipment of the  crusher itself from the Jenckes Machine Co., of Granby, Quebec,-is expected daily.  What the Idle Men Are Doing.  . Quite a number of the men temporarily laid off are taking advantage of  the enforced vacation to go hunting,  fishing and camping, the North Fork  and West Fork of Kettle river being  the favorite resorts. Several parties  have Kone out in this way, while a few  are taking in the sights in Spokane.  One thing that has surprised \V. S.  Macy, of the Granby hotel, is the  number of men who have .kept their  rooms and left.their trunks, indicating  that they expect to return to work in  a short time.  hall. Son\e time since the Greenwood  nine succumbed to the superior playing of Phoenix, and a couple of weeks  ago the nine at Midway gracelully did  likewise. Captain Strutzel is to be  congtatulated on the success of his  men, who have thus far been victorious on the base ball field. A subscription list is now being circulated to  laiseasum sufficient to secure uniforms  and needed supplies for the Phoenix  nine, and is being generally subscribed  to.  LOPD'S DAV ALLIANCE MEETING.  COKE SUPPLY  ON THE WAY  Granby Co. Now Has 45 Car  Loads.  OFFICIALS NOW IN THE COAL FIELDS  S.-creliry Hopes lo See Labor Represent*'  lives There.  Word has been received that next  Thursday evening at 8 o'clock, at the  nesDytenan church, Rev, J. G  Shearer, B. A., of Toronto, secretary  of the Lotd's Day Alliance of Canada,  will give an addtess. A special invitation is extended to laboring men to  be present, and before the addtess a  gathering at the same place will be  held of those specially interested in  the work of the alliance,  'I'he following strong words are from  Ralph Smith, M.P., the well known  labor leader of this province, in regard  to the work of the alliance :  "It is important for members of  labor unions to remember in the discussion of the obsetvance of the Sabbath as a day of rest, that to lelin-  (juish any opportunity of rest is ultimately to labor where we might rest,  and that for the same wage., Whilst  we may benefit for a short time by  the disposal of certain privileges for  what we think is an extension of enjoyment, to gain which we compel  leilow  wotkmen to labor,  in the end  being al-l lve ourse,ves mav '��e compelled to do  ' the same by the power of capital, and  ultimately to do so for the wage we  now receive for the shorter week. Any  ptiviiege to ourselves which compels  others to labor is conttary to trades  union ptiticiples."  In a Short Time Ibe Smeller Will Be Ready To  Blow In Again, If (be. Supply Continues  to Arrive. .,   _\  Boundary Mining-Notes.  Wm. Yolen Williams slatted Thursday foi a short trip up the West Fork  of Kettle river.  Additional ore bins will probably be  erected at the Snowshoe and the old  compressor wil! be moved close io the  new one.  The Granby smelter, with the ore  bins how deing erected, for Republic;  ores, will have a capacity of nearly 15,-;  000 tons.  Last Monday the t\vo furnaces of the  Granby smelter were blown out until  the supply of coke is sufficient to warrant the steady running of  the works.  For the present, till the smelters  havt more coke, the B. C. mine, in  Summit camp', has discontinued shipping ore." Some surface work is still  being done, however.  Tests of pre from the Contact mine  in the Burnt basin camp, near Gladstone, have shown platinum in commercial quantities. The property will  probably be equipped "with a concentrator and tramway at an early date.  ; W. C. Morris, ex-mahager of the  Hot Air line, has refused the offer of  $5,000 cash for a settlement of the  suits he now has against the company.  ''Max Hopkins, of Rossland, of the  Correspondence Schools, was in the  city Tuesday. He has 65 scholars in  this camp, and none of them have  gone.  WAX. McDonald, who has been  employed at the 'Granby -mines ?for  over three years, left on Monday's  train for the first visit to his old home  at Granby, Que.  ���ru. .11 u_._iuiug iiuesiiun in  the  Boundary at present is the coke supply  and when smelters will be able to blow  in again.   On this, of course, depends  to a large extent  thc liveliness of the  mining industry all  over   this section.  At present the Phoenix  mines are almost   the only ones working   in  the  lioundary,     Information  as to   what  the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. can do  in the coke line seems difficult to get,  and the smelter managements secure  little satisfaction   themselves.    They  always know it when   the coke is on  the way, as  diafts   find their way to  local  banks in  payment  therefor  in  short order.  However, it is certain that the collieries are being worked as fast as possible since the strike was settled, to  make up the usual Boundary quota of  about ,550 tons of coke daily, because  the Granby Co. has already secured  45 cars, or 900 tons, of the much  needed fuel for its smelter, and the  two other Boundary smelters are also  beginning to receive some coke. It  only remains for this to continue, and  all the reduction plants in the Boundary will be operating in full blast at  no distant date.  This week, A. C. Flumerfelt, and A  B. W. Hodges, of the Granby smelter,  went over to Fernie to look over the  situation for the company, and see,  if possible, how soon the condition  will become normal once moie. It is  also understood that the Granby Co.  has secured an option" on a valuable  coal proposition, and it would not be  surprising lo hear of that .company  owning its own coal fields and coking  ovens in the near future.  Summing it all up, no one knows  when the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.,  will ship coke, nor how much, as they  seem to have a most peculiar way of  transacting their business in this regard. But the coke is beginning to  arrive in increasing quantities in the  Boundary, and there is every reason to  expect that this will continue, and that  the properties that have been closed  on account of coke shortage, will soon  be in active operation once more.  Alderman Bimie Sworn In.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council L. Y. Birnie, the new alderman  from the east ward, was sworn in, and  was appointed by the mayor as a member of the finance committee. Comparitively little business was done, the  following bills being ordered paid:  Phoenix Water Supply Co. . $45 00  Greenwood Electric Co  24 00  N. Leniieux  30 00  D. U. Munroe .'... 2 00  Albert Groulx ..;  2 15  T. \V. Ilodgins.  10 00  I). .1. Mutheson   175  William   Delahay  appeared  before  the council to enter a protest because  the two light cases of scarlet fever had  been placed in  a   building  adjoining  his   block.    The   council    would   not  take any action in the matter uefoie  consulting with the,health officer.  PHOENIX BOYS THE CHAMPIONS.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor 1900, for 1901 aud ]  for 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Have Beaten All  the Other  Boundary Base  Ball Nines. ^  Last Sunday the Phoenix base ball  nine went down .to Grand Forks, and  had an excellent game with the nine  from the Smelter. City, coming out  ahead, after a hotly contested game by  a score of 11 to io. Throughout the  game was an interesting one, and at  one time it looked as though the Phoenix team woqld not get the best of it,  but in the last inning Charles A. Mc-  Clung made a home run, winning the  game to Phoenix. It is said some of  the Grand Forks boys are still looking  for the ball.  This makes Phoenix the undisputed  champions, p,f the  Boundary  in  base  1900  04,533  297  150  Granby Mines, Phoenix    Snowshoe, "           Brooklyn, ,"         '.'..  Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340  Sunset, i; t  _   Morrison, "  B.C. Mine, Summit     19,494  R.Bell, "        Emma, "  Winnipeg,     Wellington..  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan,' <���  King Solomon, W,Copper.  No. 7 Mine, Central.  City of Paris, "  Jewel, Long Lake..  Ciirnii, WestFork.  Providence, Providence.  M Ruby, Boundary Falls.,  VIiscellaneous ...,, -.'  Total, tons ,.,.  1,076  2.250  1,200  2,000  KM  8,230  99,730  Gianby Smelter treatment, tone    62,387  1901  231,762  1,731  99,034  802  150  47,405  5P0  1,040  550  875  665  350  .   890  80  4,106  390,000  230.828  PaBt  Week       1903  1,490 205,585 i  2,942 j  ....    70,092  4,520  2,718  987  785 l>)  625  482  2,175  ,60  100  1,590 290.011    192,498 i  ml  W  WffiBi  - i-ii: (1  m  lljpf  t% ]  \-A,t.L\  !>T   _  I  1 -^'ii  ���ys_  Y%  ���*. 'nfl  ;;;.'��  :i.''i'l  'l il  AM  ;:'^UJcr  -,V.*,L  Wmm  K:*i__tf.M  -Sr?t  ffiaMSjMaSM^-irJ'R^^^  *--J\tfV_,l ji#&tAi-'Y-  m  V\t* i-  Shi*  8Pj  Www--  tfmm -. ���  If Milt  3M  Tv>yS��\ i    _  wit  .��>*  *-- .'-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ; The Canadian Bank of Commerce  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Rest, $2,000,000.  ��� Capital, $8,000,000.     _*      j��  X HON. GEO. A. COX, PraUcnt. B. B. WALXBS, Gentnl Managtr.  ��� J. H. PLUMMER. Au't Gen'l Manager.  < ���  F. MYTTON.   Manager Greenwood   Branch  account of ami-Chinese and Japanese  clauses therein. Pugnacious Joseph  Martin recommends recnacting th��e  measuies'as often as they are disallowed, and thus bring the whole matter  to a head.  >+++++���**  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISSUED ON SATOKDAY BY THK  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  _T PHOENIX. a. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqcr.  Telephones  ( Business office No. 14.  I Maoagei'a residence, No. 15.  SUBBCRIrTIOMS IN ADVANCS.  rer Ve��r I1.00  Six Months ,  1.15  To I'orei_ri Countries  3 00  tfvou are not aaubacrlber to thla paper, thla  Is an Invitation to vou to become one.  *"*~Attveruam. i��n.iuiui��i��... ._ _r_u*_tinn  Legal notices 10 and 5 centa per Hue.  ( Four weekly insertions constitute one month'a  advertising.  '03ByTE  1902  AUG.  1902  Sun. Hon.  Tues. Wed.  Thu  Frl.  Sit.  1  2  3    4  5   6    7  8  9  10 U  12 13 14  15  16  17 18  19 20 21  22  23  24 25  26 27 28  19  30  have been the opinion of a large num-  l>er of the residents of the province  also for some time past, and the idea  is taking root even more firmly as time  goes on. If this is a fact, it is time  there was a decided change. If it  must be along party lines, all well and  good provided conditions are improved  10 that degree which the interests of  the piovince deserve.  No part of the Dominion has gieat-  er natural resources than the province  of British Columbia, and every effort  should be made by the government to  encourage their development and exploitation. With its rich mineral, timber, fishing and agricultural resources,  inoom|,nriiM��   a��    t||py    are.    it    should  stand first in the Dominion, instead of  being  to a   large  extent   a   laggard.  What has been done solar, was accomplished iu spite of the unwise  legislation   that has  prevailed   through   the  snare or /ess unstable governments that  we have had of late years.    But   more  will be accomplished when   confidence  in our government is established, both  at home and abroad.  Col. Prior listens patiently to all the  requests made ot h<m on his present  trip to the interior. ��� That'*, politics.  And if he acts on the best of them, that  is business, and will make a popular  man cf the minister of mines.  flood Team ol HorKS lor Salt. <  Hi si .l__.->te.i ui ol "oik hmses tor  sale. Good -for*driving. Eiu:h will  weigh about I,zoo pounds. Aie in  good condition. Owner wishes to seil  as he has-110 further use for them. Inquire at Pioneer office. 33*34  iniimn.  It was thought that the Hot Air  troubles had at last dropped from public notice, after playing a long engagement. Repot ts irom Grand Gotks,  however, are to the contrary, and according to ex-assistant manager W. C,  Morris, the fun has only just begun.  D. J. MATHESON,  , INSURANCE AGKN I',  KIRE, LIKE, ACC DENT.  CoiumU.luiier for t��klug AffltlittltJ.  Phoenix, B. C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the new$  of the Boundary. ' It works for the Boun,  dary. It is owned by the.editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  A. SCOTT,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  "Amiier" PI". Smoking Tobacco is  winning on its merits. Have you tiied  ii?   Save the tags; they are valuable.  In a recent issue of the B. C. Review, of London, England, the editor  quotes from the Phoenix "Minei."  Did he mean Phoenix in Arizona, or  Phoenix in Colorado? Phoenix in  British Columbia has never yet been  guilty of having a jwper with that hack.  neyed title.  h, s. CAVLEV.  W. It. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Eic.  PHOENIX, B. C.  If the Dominion government adds a  subsidy to that given by  Btitish Columbia, for the building of a Coast-  Kootenay railway, construction should  begin in a year or two or more.   There  is as much palavet  and  dickering  by  subsidy hunters aud   chatter   mongers  over this proposed line as  there  was  over the Crow's Nest  Pass  railway���  and that is sa) ing something.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solictior,  notary puiilic.  ,  ' PHOENIX, B.C.  J.B.MACAULAY  my SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  j*��  PHOENIX. R. C.  f Phoeaiz Home Brewed      i  Lager Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor C  Cornet Standard Ave. and Banner St..  Phoenix ��  ya  I  WHAT EDITORS SAY  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F.mxl A. M.  Regular communication 8 p ill.     See  oud Thursday of each mouth."  Emergent mretui.a .(catted; Jfn�� nie  '  Unit, Morrlaon-Auderaoii "lock.  I  JNO. F. HKMttVWAY  Secretary.  F. I���  COCK.  :w. M.  EDITORIAL COMMENT  It is always darkest before the dawn,  And it's a good thing to bear in mind.  31  FUTURE SUPPLIES OF COKE  Coke is the burning question of the  day in the mining districts of Biitish  Columbia,  Is Remarkable.���An item about  British Columbia mines appeared in a  Toronto pa|ier the other day. This is  remarkable, as we could not find any  snaps in mining stock advertised in  the same sheet.���New Denver Ledge.'  While it is now  settled  supplies   will   be   forthcoming   once  again from the Crow's Nest collieries  in a short time, the coal minets' strike  having been settled  and the digging  out of black diamonds in that section  recommenced, it would not be surprising to learn that the  sme'ters of this  section  were looking around to see  where they can  secure coke in   the  - future without being forced to buy of  one concern, that may be  tied   up at  any time, by accident, strike or otherwise.  Looking over the field that is immediately contiguous, it is noticed that  there are several sources from  which  these supplies can be drawn at no very  distant date.      In  the Crow's Nest  there are immense coal reserves  that  will surely be developed that are  not  controlled by  the present large corporation.   Just over the line' in  Alberta development of similar fields has |  already been started and is well under  way.    In Montana there are also large  roal reserves that can be used in  this  way before long.  But coming closer  home, we find  what are believed to be  valuable coal  measures up the North Fork of Kettle  river.    No work has yet  been  done,  but the clains will be prospected,  and  a railway will doubtless be built  into  that region.   This all   lakes time,  ol  course, but so does the building up of  a mining indusliy, and the time will  come when these' fields may be of the  greatest assistance in smelting the low  grade ores of thc lioundary.      In addition to this, there are the coal fields  of the Similkameen and  Okanogan,  which are in a similar condition,  but  of which promising reports have been  made.    These sections also will  be  ablo to'assist in the coke supply in the  future that is every day getting nearer.  Therefore, it may not be so very long  before the Boundary will  not  be dependent on the  Crow's  Nest  for its  coke supply.    'I hat time cannot arrive  too soon, is the thought of many Boundary mine owneis.  Did you ever see a  "knocker"  that  was of any use in a mining camp?    If  that coke [ so, you've seen what most peopli have  not.  Already the loss resulting from the  anthracite coa! strike is figured at  $60,000,000. Strikes" are expensive  luxuries.  It is a peculiar fact that in summer  Phoenix is the coolest spot in the  Boundary, and in winter it is the warmest.    Did you ever notice it ?  Labor Strikes.���A statistician in  the North American Review maintains  that 87 per cent of labor strikes to obtain recognition of unions fail. Fifty  per cent of strikes are successful, 13  per cent successful in-part, and 37 per  cent total failures.���Victoria Colonist.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  .���N0..155 ���  Meets Thursdays at 8 p. 111 at Min-   ers" Union Hall.   - r t *.,      ���  ED. BROWN, Pies. AUGUST 1'II.GKR, Sec'y.  The Greenwood Times asserts that  Mr. Hill will bring $5 coke into the  Boundary���_ saving of one dollar over  present cost. Mr. Hill should be en  couraged.  Vernon's citizens believe in taking  time by the forelock. While they are  sweltering in the August sun, they are  also planning to build a skating rink  for next winter's use.  Expensive Hugging.���A Chicago  school teacher is suing a wealthy citizen for $50,000 because he hugged  her. Now, how is, each individual  member of the trial jury to decide  whether hugging that particular girl is  worth the money? ^ The concdt of  these women, anyway !��� Vancouver  World.        I  PHOENIX AEIIE  NO. 158.  ���Meeting, on Friday  al 830p.n1., Miners'  UuUu Halt.  Vlaitln.   brethren  cordially invited.  JAMKSMARSHALI.,'r,re��.    R. I.. BOYD.Secy.  L  II. D. Plltt  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  KINE HOOI'S ANDSHOKS MADE IO  OKDKK.  I'KACI ICAI.    MINER.-'   AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Ctraer Pbocilx St. ui Br#��klji Ave.  -O  I  ��\1  PjHMilx U.fc No. 28,  Kilghl* ol Pythias.  Meet, every Tuesday night  ��t 7.30 p. in.. Hardy-McKeuile  'Hall.'  Visiting brethren wclclnie  J.K.W.Tjiomi-soU, C.C.  J.A.Clark. k.X.S.  M  PELLEW-HARVEY.  BRYANT & GILMAN  VANCOUVER,*. C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYER5  E  -THK  VANCOUVER ASSAY OfPICK  KaUbliahed 1890.  Minerals Identified and Their Values Explained.  FREE OF CHARGE. ,,  Have You a Piece or Doubtful Rock? Just  Mail it to us. Mill and smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.  lion Doming works  1 JAS. McCREATHi Prop ���  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  hlilt^anu^rVs^o^^^^^  Phoue Order* Solicited.        GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  Much is written against compulsory  arbitration, but where it has been given  a thorough test it has been found a  success. Surely it is worth a trial under such conditions.  There is talk of running the editor  of the Sandon Paystreak for the legislature on the Socialist ticket, as if he  had not had troubles enough. At least  he knows what a Mac-adam-ized road  As expected, there is a quarrel as to  who is entitled to the reward for running down Tracy. But there is one  satisfaction: the yellow journals cannot devote yards and yards of space to  him any longer.  THE MATTER WITH BBITJSH COLUMBIA.  Joseph Martin thinks theie will be  another election bofore the house sits  again. As the man from Manitoba  keeps pretty well posted in politics,  those with bees in their bonnets should  take due notice.       -    "  On the coast the coal mining industry is being pinched, owing to the  inci eased use of petroleum as fu<! in'  California. There's not much danger  of the interior being affected in this  way for some time to come.  It is not surprising that mining men,  capitalists, miners and laborers generally ail agree on one thing���and that  is that the present provincial government is responsible for many of the  present ills of the body politic. .  Throughout the length and breadtl  of the Dominion the  news comes of  the unexampled  prosperity that prevails���with possibly the one exception  of British Columbia.   When this is tbe  case, naturally the first question asked  is, "What is the  matter  with  British  Columbia?"     To   this query   there  have been a variety of answers, but it  is not surprising that several of them  agree on one cause, and that is that we  have   too  much   politics���too  much  politics of the wrong kind.   This was  the reply made by the president of the  C. P. R. on  his  recent  trip through  this province, and others from the east      It is a foregone conclusion that the  who have been recent visitors, cay Use i Dominion government   will disallow  same thing. several acts passed at the last session  As a matter of fact, this seei is to jof the British Columbia legislature, on  STRICTLY, BUSINESS  A good ad needs no label to > distinguish it.   -  Every good ad is a stepping stone  to success.  Never sit on the fence and wait foi  business to come���invite it with attractive aevertising.  Advertising is .productive of the  most good when it is judiciously and  persistently indulged in.  How to make more money is the  absorbing question; study your bust  ness and learn how to advertise��� that's  the answer.  One can never tell how far a good  deed or a good advertisement will  travel. Each one goes on working for  you long after it has been dropj>ed out  of your mind.  No business is too poor to afford  some form of good advertising. Advertising is as much a legitimate expense for a business as the salaries of  the clerks and office help are.  A Novel Railway l__ov_tlo_.  The Canadian Pacific railway has  lately been making tests with a gasoline motor observation car recently received from England, but built according to dessigns prepared in Montreal. The car has a .eating capatity  for 16 persons, and is designed for use  in the Rocky mountains in connection  with the Banff hotel, taking the place  of an ordinary observation car drawn  by a locomotive. 'I'he car can' make  a speed of 30 miles an hour. It is  the first of the kind on the continent.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  Na.,l^ W..L, ..������! PbM.U..  ��� ������hi V  Meets Tupsday  rMglitB, 8;3o o'clock at  ���   '      * Miners' Union Hall.  R.I.ORAH.  President.  Miss I.osche,  Secretary.  Those desiring help apply to secretary. 'Phoneso  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First aud Old Ironsides Ave  Pfeoeaix. B. C.  8i��SHgK��8��<g>��(t>��<������������������ <$**<*�����*  COMPANY,:   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete T.iiie of Sample,  Maple Leaf  HOt���l Old Ironsides  Choice Wines, Li<|non and Cigars always 111  stock. Board by ilu> or week. One trial an.J  you will remembi-   I l.r Maple Leaf Forever  Avc-  ���dlEK & McDONALD, Props.,  PHOENIX  THE  ;E norden hotel  > go if y  of Liiiut  Oil  ia th��) place to  want the beat  and UigiiiH.  ; .:.ALMS PROM &- BERG, Proprietors.-  t j��j��j��     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C.  - R. GREIGER,  -Manager I  GREENWOOD  A'  EDITION^  iNTraNATIONAL'  DlGTliONARY,  A DlcHonary of ENGLISH,  aU_r��phy.,Ga>.��r_phr. Vl.tUn, ate  New Plates Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Pbi-_.._ _nd Dofinlii.na  Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph:D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  Utah Bindings 23.4 p_aa_  SCO0 Illustration"   "    ' *  Always::  Desirable  Odd pieces of fumi.ufe to  make your home more comfortable. A luxury you can  enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading Weekly  of tHe Boundary*  " The International wai firtt issuedt  Ihi 1S00, succeeding the " Unahridged"\  1 The New Edition ef the International*  l war issued in October, /goo. Get thef  \ latest and int. ,  AT  A  THE  BINER BLOCK  Near Second Street, on Knob Hill A v.  This is a two story structure . *40 feet,  i(fctr  Published iu the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  with 15x30 foot/Hcfditloii in rear, s.iltnble  rorxhup. Second story fitted for living  rooms. Well built throughout. Will  sell at reasonable price nnd on sntlsfnc-  tory terms. Particulars can tie had on  the premises from  Travel into the Boundary is being  looked after by James J. Hill. Beginning yesterday, the train from SpOr  kane runs through to Grand Forks  and Republic direct, while Nelson and  Rossland will connect at Marcus with  etub trains.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Mif-  waukee^ St. Paul Railwav, known all  over thet_Uiijr__,ta. the Great Railwav  rnnning'-the,. "Pioneer Limited".train's  every day (and night between' St. Paul  and Chicago, and Omaha and Chicago,  ."The only perfect trains in the worlil."  Understand: Connections are made  with All/ Transcontinental Lines, assuring to passengers the best service known.  Ltuur��oa coaches, electric lights, steam  hpat, of a verity ennaled by no other  line.  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee." when going to any point in  the United States of Canada. Ail ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other Information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  Trar. Pass. Agt,, General Agent,  8P0S4N8.W*. PORTfcANp.Oa  ; _W�� also publish  Webster's   Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glossary of Scottish Word, and Phrases.  " First class ia qu_Kty, second class in sire,'  Specimen pages, etc. of both ,  boohs sent on application.  I G.6C.MESUUAM CO.  < -   Publishers  Springfield, Macs.  , MRS. T. MINER.  In 1901  the entire Houndaiy shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  ��3  f~..  Represented by J,G,Whit��acrj, Nelson, B. C  ]. P. Htmcnvay, Local Agent.  Phoenix ramp alone shipped sjs.ooo tons of  last year.  oie  !���.*��������������������������������������� ����e��.���.....����� ���������..��.*���._  '���-   ~-      --   ���  ��  I he best established and regulated hostry in the Boundary. We-arexjcntrally located in our new stables with  a completeomfi.,o,Saddle and Driving Horses' The  best of np.     Parties drive., to any Boundary  point!  COlXlNS & McQIMID, Proprietors.  OK. Ironsides  Addition  ��� ��$��������-���  Giv us a call.  Choiee Wines, liquors and Cigars  __________W^r5p7ief.r.  . .The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any pait-ol Canada or the United  States for  $2.00  per year-or the .est of the world for $3.00 |>er  year.    It gives the  Latest and Most  Reliable News  rs.        >  I .-.'-v  of Boundary Mines and Smellers,  and independent, ��nd aims to be  It is fearless  DOWN TO DATE.  Ydtir subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  EERPUBLISHING CO.  *��:,���  * V  V'-t  ">  r |������"  "A -  ��� .*!���   *..   _i, 1'        "1        *  -y       '.  J*     *i       . .   - *i t**'    i" ;��   - .!���    \i'.r   ���" '�� ������    n   �� "ii,- '.l .  -  .    -i-       ' -   '. -^. '��?"~,rTi- *--mm..   __._*���.-_ _ft���J*i__  .      .  _i��"i_'w -- \  �� -    _- ���     ���   ���>'   ������   ������-   -��     _��� . ���       '    .   .'.'.-1    1*    ���.--*����� J-    .1.       !__��. V   j...    .._-..."<    Jir    '��� :-!. "1.. i'i"'. .i-J-r-i ii.'- .*���_ .���_.���'"������.������.'>��� .-.'I' !-:���:���!.-.-i!.v'.:  .-.��� i; *i'ji'&^i'f^ ���...*_���..'���/_? i-.5_i Brl ;>HHMj|HIIIMIt^HTmHTHHH^HHmHfT'  ���     .- ���  otb momzx PIONEER  'f AssETS ^330.568.063.49-   H. ALLENBERG, Manager,   ;  <' 605-606 607 Empire State Building  "  Surplus $70,137,170-01 SPOKANE, WASH.  <.   ____________________________  ;; L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager. Rossland, B. C.  T ���M*MMHHMHHMMM>UIHH��.HHItHHHMIH  Caw. by ah  OId Jack daw j  FASHION  UVERY..  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  FRASER & LANDON,  TKLKPUONK No. IO.  PROPRIETORS  Foridofihe-:,ciilM'iKh, ii.it  Thlthefl wing my airy _i���i,i,'  ,  And thence .eerily int.  Tbe bustle and i|ie r.-ire�� show  '���    Wbich agitate mankind bt.ow  Secure end at his ease;   '  Therejisione thing the old jackdaw  would lilt�� to know, tliat is'why people  in this, section insist oii arriving late  at any entertainment or meeting tha-  may occur. If the liotir is set for 8  o'clock, they w.ll begin to anivea.  8:30, and if set for 9, by 9:30. they  niay.be there. This is the rase whethet  it is a show of swme sort or a dance,  or even a church service. As a rule,  attendants at all these places seem to  take fiendish diiight in being Kite, and  conseque'ntly'disturhing those who havc  arrived on time, as reasonable persons  should. The Old Jackdaw has been  asked why th s is so, and he passes-  the question up to his leadets.  B.C MINING  notes")  PHOENIX ���  MARKET.   ���  :  HEAD OKFICK KOR UOUNUARV CKKKK, OHKKNWOOU, H, C.       ���  HEAOQUAKl'KKS, NELSON, I). C. f  iP.Burns&Co.  .... tfiolesale aid Detail Heat Itatoits.:  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, %  Silverton, New Denver,' Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail; Cascade, ���  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix. '��� #  ��� FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. ���  ��� \     All orders receive prompt attention. ���  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Love Phoenix C30 ��nd J.   Leave Greenwood. 10 and 4.  PAILY  <#&& A. S. 4 PAWy Proprietor,  It is curious sometimes  how  gre.'ii  minds differ.    For instance, there is  Mr. Shaughneisy, of the C. P. R., who  recently asserted that British Columbia  has at present all the railways required,  leaving the implication that Canada')-  greatest corporation would do no more  building in this province for some considerable time.    Hut opposed  to thi-,  is the opinion of James J. Hill, anoih't-i  natural horil.Canadian.-whoalso state<  that "the co .i|mil)'s plans as to extending wett .''null Midway towaidsth<  coast were n >t dunged"���referring ti  the plans of the Great Northern 01 V..  V.  and  E.    Perhaps  boih   of  thest  great magna'es ha J an ol ject in making the respective'statehiehts,"as botl  generally know What' they are talking  about,  ' East wee'< we referred to the lateness  with which C.P. 1R. passenger trains  reach Phoenix-���being all the way from  an hour, tp six or eight hours late.*oii  this wag the'case universally oh the  main Boundary line, it would not be  so surpris:ng, but  it  is'worse on the  Phoenix b anch   than  elsewhere,, foi  the reason that the passenger coach is  often attached to freight or ore trains,  or anything else that happens along���  to save fl few dollars for the C- P.-R.il  and at the expense of much profanity!  and annoyance to the travellers.     ,    ���]  Slornri mines 'shipped 246 tons of  ��� ire lust week.       '0 .,'.  Rossland's. ore .shipments last week  were 5,695 tons       "  The Elmore oil process is to be tried  on Slocan ores,   ���'  Oyer 2co tons of ore were shipped  through Slocan City last week.  A deal is reported to be on for the  Beatrice group ill the Lardeau.  Oil concentration will be tried at  the Hewett mine, in the Slocan.  Over 60,000 tons of coal were shipped from Vancouver Island in July.  The first gold brick has been turned  oit from the Camborne group, Lardeau.   : " ���/���''  Tlie Exchange group, near Slocan  City has been sold to American capitalists, ���    ''���' ���'-'  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  &wsA  mm-  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year ......... :   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  -_c ���   /Including Handsome Portrait^  JfOPI    lofKiug Ednard, I7_�� inches /   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  ���   World,  Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year   $3.75  2.50  2.50  2.50  2.75  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  Don't Guess At It  But if you are going east write us for our rates, and let us tell you  about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Through Tourist Cars via the.AMiwis Central from^aclfio coast to Chicago  and Cincinnati.  Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give you  some valuable information atid assistance. 5,319 miles of track, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars regarding freight or passenger rales, call on or address ;  J. C. LINDSAY, T.FY& P.A.," B.- H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  142 Third St., PORTLA-ND, ORE.  The Old Jackdaw understands that  existence; of the Phoenix branch was  the cause of the C. P. R. receiving  something like $400,000 last year, that  it would not otherwise have,received.  If this is so, and there is ho reason to  doubt it, the C. P. R. should certainly  give better service on the: Phoenix  branch.. In this connection, it is stated  that passengers from Grand Forks were  14 hours one day recently in travelling  to Phoenix over the C. P. R., the .p"is-;  tance by rail being, 29 miles, and by-  wagon road 17 miles. A mile every  30 minutes is not very.'fast travelling;  ���'. ������'  ���"''���,'���'��� -v '.  A recent issue of the Spokane  Chronicle has an interview with H. K.!  Galusha, from its Republic correspondent, that is amusing, especially when  he tells what he does not know about  tbe Granby mines, in this camp. He  says: "Mr. Galusha was at Phoenix  while in the Boundary district recently. , 'I'he mines there produce ore that,  according to reports, is entirely too  low grade for profitable smelting," etc.;  As no one in Phoenix has had the  pleasure of seeing Mr. Galusha for'j  several months, he being well known  to many in this camp, .it would be interesting to know when tliat gentleman  was here "recently," and where he  secured his information of the inside]  workings of the Granby mines. And  whjle he is about it, he might also  state whether he has been able to find  the hanging wall on the Jumbo at;  Rossland, which he has been looking  for so long.  A tunnel one mile in length is to be  started 011 the Soho group in the Slocan  this fall  The output of the Klondyke is estimated at $14,000,000, or $4,000,000  less than last year.     ���������<���        .   ,  Sonic 20 iron claims, .near Ft. Steele  are reported bonded to New York capitalists for $160,000.  A rouirolling interest in the Two  Friends; group, Springer creek, was  s >ld last week for $5,000.  Eight,mines in the Windermere district, rt-mote from tioi)s|Kjrtation, have  ihipped oie worth $7,286;        '.��� V .  The Breen smelter at-Ciofton, Vancouver Island, is expected to .blow in,  with one furnace, in a few days. ,"'.  T. A. Noble and,A. V\';CoIeman,ol  Pittsburg, have' bought the Ottawa  group on Springer Creek for $32,000,  No date has yet'been set for the  blowing in of the Greenwood and  Boundary Falls smelters/'but it will  probably be about the*f first of the  month. I \  A syndicate of New Yrjrk and American capitalists propose building an  electric tramway up the Duncan river  to take out ore and open up timber1  lands which are being acquired.  ;��� The August number of the B C.  Mining Review is to haridji its principal   articles  related-* tp^;tne>.Crdw's  FLVNNOF VIRGINIA.  DMii't know Ely tin���  Klymi, of Virii'iilH���  .   Lo.ii.' nt- huV ber-n 'var?  I/>okVe here, Mi-anger,  What fev you been?  Hue in thin tunnel  Hc! wtie my pardner.  TI1111 *4ii)u Tom Klynn���  Working together,  In wind and weather,  Ony i-tit and in.  Didn't know Flynn!  ,    Well, that ia queer.  Why, it', a hin.  To think of Tom Flynn���  Tom, with !��� ih cheer;  Torn, 'without fear���  Stmnger, look 'yar!  Thar In the drift,  .;    Back to the wall,  Fie held (he lunln-rfl  '.<;    Ready to fall;  Then iu the <lu.rkne_H,  I lieiuU him call:  '���'Run for your lilo, Jake!  Run for jpur wife', sake!  Don't wait for me."   And that wits till  Heard in the ilin,    .'  ' '.  Heard of Tom Flynn���  Flynn of .Virginia.  That lets tno out  Heie in the damp-  Out of the ftin���  That 'ar denied lamp  Miikes my eyes run.  Well, there���I'm dniie.  ' But, air, when you'll  Ileilr thu next fool  Anklnn of Klynn���  Klynn of Virginia���  .lust you chip in,  Say vou know Klynn ;     :  Pay.tliat you've been 'var.  ,..��� Bret Harte.  New York's Fussy Society.  ^<*7T LLOWING for a certain dlffer-  l_j    ence In the degree of fcarbar-  _T1   Ism," says Sydney Brooka In  "Harper's Magazine," "Rome  In Its decline could alone   furnish a  parallel to New Tork's Four Hundred.  The American aristocracy has no equal  In Europe for ability to turn the simplest sort of diversion into a function,  and every function Into a ceremony. It  Is not of them I write, though their  passion  for incongruous artificialities  and the glare In which they Jive have  infected   all   strata.    An  exasperated  Englishman once described  the social  atmosphere  of   Manhattan   Island  as  'rather, fussy/  but that; yyas only In  comparison with the English way bt  doing; things..   The charm of London  hospitality, Is that there Is never the  slightest strain'put upon either host or  guest.   The American hostess, like the  French hostess, feels that she must bo  continually  'entertaining*  her   gueBt;  she considers It a reflection on her hospitality if'the guest Is left a moment  alone; she looks upon It as her duty to  be continually providing fresh amusements, and is constantly troubled by  doubts as to whether the visitor Is really 'enjoying' himself.:  That Is one of  the reasons why Americans, after the  pampering they get ut home, are apt to  feel  themselves  neglected In  London,  and left out in the cold."  EASTERN  ." .'.' Make-a Nolie.: ':  '."Make a noise," says the Daily Mining Record, of Colorado Spring*.  'This is the keynote of-success to any  mining camp. The best prospect is  valueless if there is no money for development. Capital has to be sough'.  It requires getting. It needs a whole  lot of noise to attract it. The camps  that are making the most noise are at  the present time the camps whi'ch are  active and prosperous���which are receiving the capital and the attention  they n;ed to develop their promising  prospects.    Make a noise."  Nest coal fields,; the Yi'kpn; oil con  centratioii and mining on' the Skeena.  Work was suspended at the No. 7,  in Central Camp,- on the first of the  month,-and the force temporarily laid  off. The mine-is owned by some, of  the shareholders jn, 'he B-C. Copper  Co. '. -  For the time being operations have  been suspended at the Jewel mine, in  Long Lake cahip,since the,completion;  of the 2,000 ton ore contract with the  Granby smelter;   The  ore-fwas  used  by the smelter for converter linings. :  A new Crow's Nest Pass coal company  has been formed, 1; composed of  Chicago,   Pittsburg and local- people.  The company hasr secured: 640 acres  at Crow's Nest  Pass, and  will start  work developing.    There is a six foot  ledge.of coal, of a good quality.  The value of iron;, products used by  countries tributary to the Pacific Coast  is stated by Premier Dtitismuif ''to be  $65,000,000, and the value of iwjier  and pu|p:$2s;o'oo,boo.'> Vvjitn:; the d.e-i  velopment of these industries in this:  province a large- portion "of these ex-  l>enditures would g6-"to the support of  local indiistries.' ���   '  Escoi|r��|e Ike Miser.  Much of our precious metals are by  nature in. form that bears no resemblance to the brilliancyTof tlie'."molfeii  metal. Sometimes it is concealed in  a thousand times its volume of worthless rock; but the ingenuity of man ex  tracts it in perfect purity, ready for the  variedLuses.of human lite, and there is  nothing that relieves business depression, loosens the; bonds of industry  and labor as quickly and as certainly  as-an increased supply of the coinage  metals of the world. Gold and silver  we need, and we want them both, and  of absolute necessity, must encoiirag<  and protect in every legitimate waj  possible, the individual miner.���Western Mining World.  Tragedies of the Arctic.  "*"T N   extraordinary coincidence  ha*  II ��� . been developed by a recen t Arctl#;  Jx   trage(ly .brought about   by th#  expedition  of the Duko of th��  A.ruMl.  When this navigator went on his  Journey to the North Pole he took with  him among others Lieutenant Qn-rlni,  a Venetian gentleman of an old and  noble family: His work over, the Duko  returned, but the. lieutenant was not  with hlra, for. he had lost his Ilfi  through an accident in the Arctic regions.  Now, at' the very time when thl* accident occurred a professor In the technical school in Trieste, while rummaging in the archives of that city, discovered a manuscript bearing the data  1601, and containing- an account of a  Journey made by one Pletro Querlni, In  H31, to' the Arctic regions, Querlni Is  not a common name, and a little Investigation showed that Pletro Querlni  was a direct'ancestor of the other Pletro Querlni whq lost his life In the Arc-,  tic seas a-feW months ago.     ;  "���'���Querlni," gays the old man _scrlpt,i,  "sailed from Candia for Flanders on  board:a veissel. loaded with merchandise and precious stones. 'When he arrived In Flanders he sold his cargo and  started for the Arctic regions. A storm  forced him to abandon his ship and to  take refuge with his crew In two .arks.  The wind then carried them to the  coast qf Norway, but on, January 9,  1439, Querlni was again shipwrecked  near the Lofoden Islands In seventy  degrees north latitude, and almost all  his companions w-ere drowned."  For some time It was supposed that  he, too, had been drowned, but in January, 1433, he appeared in Venice with  ���^eii companions, the only survivors of  his original crew of seventy-eight men.  It seems that he succeeded in gaining  the shore after the others had been  drowned,- and then slowly made his  way home through Denmark and Germany. -  "Although those two Pletro Quer-  Inls," says a French writer, "are separated from each other by five centuries,  we find the same destiny at work In the  case of each." And he continues, with  a dash of playfulness: "Is It not possible that the adventurer of the fifteenth' ceivtury, desiring to enjoy once  more the* exciting days of his youth,  (ictually became incarnated as a hero  ���of the twentieth century?"   .',..��� !  Townships Bank  tSiAIILl.HEU 1859.  CAPITAL .... $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,955,225  RESERVE FUND   -  -   $1,200,000  BOAKD OP' PIRKCTORS:  WM Kahw___, President.  Hon. M. H. Cochk_hk, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood   J. S. Mitchell. G. Steveus, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. II-  Kathan, H. B  Browu.K. C.  HRAD OKFICK. 8KERBROOKK, P. Q.  Jas. Mackinuon,  Gen'l M.r.  S. tioonLL.  hoe��] Mgr.  S. K. Mokby, inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province of Quebec���  Moutreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W. I. Brlg.s, Manager,  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowauaville, H. F. Williams. Mgr.  Coatlcook, l{. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, w.X. Hall, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, M.r.  Bedtnr.   W. Ii. Margrave, Mgr.  Huiii iigU.ii. A. W. Watson. Mgr.  Miigog. W. D. Fraser. M.r.  St. Ilyadulhe, J.  Laframboise, M.r.  Orinmuwii, K W. Morg2ii, M.r  Windsor Mills, l'��� P. Olivier, M.r.  In Province of British Columbia���  Orand Korles, Win, Spier, Mgr  PhortU, N. II. Sliick, Acting Mgr.  Agents/ in    Canada,  Bank  of  Moutreal  aud  Branches.  "     I^iidon, K"K., National Bauk ofScotland.  "     Iloston, National Jt-change Bank.  "    New York, National Park Bank.  Collection,     niade at   alt   accessible   txiitits.  Drafts Issued for any required amounts, good al  all points Iu Canada,   V.S  ami I'urope.    V.x-  change bbiiKhl and sold.  Savihgk  Uka.vcii    Oki-aktuknt    at    1<ach  Okvick, "  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  depositor.  Office Hours: io_: Saturday. Trout ������>.���� ���->  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific % R.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Eiiropeaml other  foreiKn countries.  Leaves ���.  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective Tune n 1002  Arrives  Dally  7.45 a. m. FAST MAir.���Tu and from  Coeur d'Aleue district, Farm-  in.toii, Garfield < olfax, Pull-  ''" ��� man,   'Moscow,  ���Pomeroy,  ,    Waitsbuig, Dayton, Wall*  ,.       '      Walla; Perdletou, Baker City  and all points East .635 p.m.  im p. m. EXPRESS���For Farmington  . Garfield, Colfnx,   l'u.lman,  Moscow,Leiviston.I'ortlauil  ,San Francisco, linker Oily  and all points EAST.  : '��� i,     KXl-RESS���From all points  IJast, Baker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Farmington........... 9.50a. la.  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portlnnd Route.  Steamers shit from Aiuswortli dock, Portland,  at S p. m. and from Spear Street whnrf, SanFran-  cisco, at 10 a. m. every five daya.  Tickets on Bale at all S. F. & N. Stations.  For further information ;ns to rates,'time of  trains, equipment, etc.; address  GF.O. J. MOIUER, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Was h  Spoke Talk aid ilorliiefi  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN ET.  The Millionaire aad tbe Pie.  HOW HE APOLOGIZED.  WHY vou shevtld buy ��FAIR PLAY"  ' OHEWJNG TOBACCO.  BECAUSE it is the best quality.  BECAUSE it 1b the most lasting chew.  BECAUSE it is the largest, high grade 5  or .On. plus-  BECAUSE, the tags are valuable for premium;.  BECAUSE we guarantee every plug, and  BECAUSE your ileajer is authorized to  refund yo^r money if vou are not satisfied.  ThkEmi'ike Tobacco Co.; Ltd.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    'Phone 53',  Weijuifce good bread,     Try.il.  .C. W. GREER, Proprietor  Aad Thereby Snccteded  la  Jail.  Oellla. Out of  Last Saturday's   banquet   to   Col.  Prior, minister o( nii��es, at Rossland,  was remarkable for one thing, and that  was the unanimity with which all the  speakers protested against the two per  cent tax on the mineral output.   Every  one of them made this the text of his  speech, and backed it up with the in-,'  disputable  facts and figures, showing  that the mining industry was practically being slowly killed by  this unwise  tax.    Surely Col; Prior must have been  impressed by the gravity of the situation, and good results should follow...  i'HE Ow> Jackda-w.  Befter'S'alionery.iinil Job Print,  ing than that turned out liv the  Phoenix Pioneer haa yet lo be  produced. Tlje proof of*t|ie pudding is in'the eating. Giveuea  trial with your next order. . . .  PIONEER PUB. CO-,  "Phone 14.   ' ��� :   " Phoenix, B. C.  More Work for (be Pool Killer.  It is rumored that Republic will  have two mooe newspapers within a  week or two. 'I hat men of great brain j  power and intelligence see opportunities here in the newspaper field is a  very favorabfe sign of the tjipes. The  new juornals wjll np doubt fill 9, ''long-  felt want.'* It is an jnalienable right  of any man *.p run a newspaper at any  time and place, if he can afford it.  ���Republic News.  The following js the apology signed  by Wm. Macadams, of Sandon, and on  the strength of which he was released  from the Victoria jail by. the full court:  "The only   motive  present  to  my  mind in wilting the article objected to  was what I conceived to be the interest  of the puhlje, and I wrcte it on the im  pulse of the moment, and in doing so  I used language referring to the court  in terms which were intemperate,  improper and void of the respect due to  their  Lordships'   persons  and   office.  The expressions were not deliberatel)  intended  to   bring  discredit on   the  bench, but were tlie outcome  of mj  strong feelings.    I deeply  re_Yet   tin  publication of the article aud the inexcusable   and   insulting   language   it:  which I referred to the judges ol   tin  Supreme Court nnd herewith withdraw  and apologise for same,"  An undertaking was given to publish  the same apology in the Paystreak o:  the 9th inst.  Canadian- aad British Postal Rates,  . Postmaster General Mulock is trying to persuade the BIitis,h aqthprit|es to  enter jn,to an qgree'iv(ent tu reduce rates  on the exchange of Canada and British  books, magazines.and newspapers. At  present American literature is admitted  on such terms that the handicapped  Britishers find it almost, impossible to  compete. _._'"���'"  ��� rf_.v*___>_s*__fa_rf_j}_j_r rf____rf__'.1 ��  CO.  Painters--Decorators  Indoor and Outdoor Work  Promptly Done with pure lead  and oil. Paper Hanging and  Kalcimining.  Leave   Your Ordtrs at Bellevue   Hotel.   ..P-HOENIX, B. C.  q' lynyc jjs t$s -lynynyt-ttf; Aj.-Tyjrijs.y ^|  ��� e��<*i��.eo....eeae.oa>����o*.ot  Jewelery  of every description suitable for birlhay presents can b  obtained at  One time a millionaire found -himself at nlg-htfall la a .mall town <lwtt  was ministered to -by no railroad. And  he had In his.pocket a ene.��hundred-  dollar bill arid. (n. h,|s stomach a sense  of hunger-,  Ajld he went to the only store In the  town, to buy food for himself. Now th��  keeper of the store was a man of  much oaution and narrow mind.  "I  am as hungry as  my stomach  knows how to be," said  the millionaire affably.   "Bel) roe that veal pie."  As he spoke he laid, down the hundred-dollar bill.  The cautious ftorekeepe. picked It  up and looked at It with doubt mingled  With distrust and accompanied with  dubiety. Then he said: "My veal pie  is worth ten cents to me, but I never  ���heard of such a bill as that. Give me  one with another picture c/n. it, for thla  one Is not worth a veal pie, I am sure."  And the rflUJionalre said:  "My friend, It so happens that this  evening finds me with no other picture  bills upon my person nor yet any coin.  The bill Is surely worth a hundred ot  the ordinary, every-day kind- But that  Is neither here nor there."  But the storekeeper shook his head  sourly.  "Nothing will recompense me for the  veaj pie hut money that I can understand- There may be hundred-dollar  bills, but 1 never saw one before. I  know the worth OX my veal pie, and If  you have ten cents you can eat it, but  if you haven't you can't,"  "But I have not ten cents," said th��  millionaire; "so |et us put it on another t)asl_, Give rn.e 'he veal pie out of  Charity, for my stomach Is not used to  being put off."  "Now we're on familiar ground," said  the storekeener, as he sliced a piece of  cheese and ate It; "I have seen beggars many times, and as I never saw  one so well dressed as you are I doubt  you. You cannot be a beggar. Your  clothes betray you, and even If you  were one I would not help you as 1 do  not believe in encouraging mendicancy,"  "You aire difficult beyond a doubt,'  aald the .millionaire, raising his eyebrows and shaking his head. "I have  It. Let me work for the veal pie, I  am strong. Have you no boxes that  need unpacking, no (foods that need to  be shelved?"  SaJd the storekeeper, looking at the  clock: "I have never insulted the frame  that the Lord gave me by calling In  others to do that which I can do myself. My boxes are unpacked and my  goods are shelved. If you have tea-  cents you can take the veal pJe, but be  Quick, for it is the hour of closing."  Then the millionaire felt In his vest  pockets and found a counterfeit dim*  \vMeh he had received in change th��  day before. And rendered desperate by  his hunger he gave the storekeeper th��  dime and received, In, exchange the veal  pie. For to the n,ear-sighted storekeeper the coin looked good.  As for the millionaire, he ate the pie  like a shipwrecked mariner. And the  near-sighted storekeeper dropped the.  counterfeit into his till with content-,  ment.���Charles Battell Loomis (n, "Sat-'  urday Evening Post." ''  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rosslaud, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. jk  n.co.   . ";  Connects atNelsou with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake' points.  Connects at Meyer's Kalis with stage daily lor  Republic, and connects at flossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains between Spokaue aud Northport.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1901.  Leave. Daily Train Arrive.  0:20a.m Spokane..... 7:15 p. m.  ^a:25a. m Ros&laud 4:10 p.m  9:40 a. m Nelson ���6.4. p. m.  H. A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  HAMjyo.V'lIOT   Sl'KlNtiS    SAXITAK11 M  The     most    complete U   t   ��   I    T H  on the continent of North n   S  l�� 1. . I ��� 11  America. Situated midst p C O n D T  scenery unrivalled -for gran- " t w V 11 1  deur. Boating, Fishing and Excursions. Resident Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic communication with all parts of the world ;. two  mails arrive and depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervous and muscular diseases;, its waters heal nil Kidney, Liver and Stomach Ail���lents.  Terms: $15 to |i8 per week, according to res-  ���leiice in hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs,  on- Lake B. C.  fJtcursion Bates Cast  S  S  W. SHERMAN'S  Scene; A collapsed building-. "Rape  alive, Mike! We're resculn' yo." Voloe.  from the debris���Is big Clancy op there,  wld ye? "Sure he Is." "Ast him wud  fce be so kind as f step, aff the roolns  %'ve enough on top av me wtdout him."  ~Brook*-*-* '^W^���,��� ~\  Columbia and Kootenay,  Between NELSON and MIDWAY'.  MFAI Q a la Carte.  1"LML^  Table d'Hote  Liquors and Cigars at  Standard Prices,  Complete  equipment,   unequalled   in  the- West.  For Time-tables   rates nml   full Iufbrn  call on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey, E.J.Covle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver, B'.C  J. S. Carter, IX P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  if|i  -V.',C _i_l*��'  ������PJl  ������in  fl  -Am  lftf  :'lll  Ym  m  H  -sat?  ^ ..Jw^k  &','.;l."- ��'- i  fl^'I^V"' ���''    -  ' "iffB,,!f)��.jir I'll  ''W,.'-t-   }  f5?��Jf .ji:t^,7'- ;i ' ?  is��  _.' ���-'���   ."  "'  ll  _jBsteis$! i<  Pl'MWP''  7" '*rv'     4   J '  r*;.I",.ri'��, | t '  IP'  ���I ��� ! * '  :Wv4K..',  . ���f-'-fef* ���***.  Immfc *.  IML, ���  ,,<A'  )> i'J*4m *" '���  ^fffH'^'  fife  aSar^ _uV  b 45?%;'-.'-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  \SMH#Sia*'Ztf��-/irMtV&i��r ^B����~i**' * -1'  .i^O'/^*** ��'.'*  __________-_--���  1 Good Bar in  I Connection.  ��� Large Sample Rooms.  Electric j��j*  .*_*_* Belts  and Lighted  The Dominion House  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Rooms and Dining Room  In charge of the Misses Smith,    Table seived with the best in  markets. Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  Bellevue Hotel  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Kuob Hill Avenue,  Phoeuix, Ii. C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular.  ��  line between Grind Korks and Republic. Formerly the line ran_in horn  "KetfleTalls on the Gieat Northern.  Last Tuesday the ratepayers of Columbia voted almost unanimously foi  the by-laws for walei works extension,  stieel improvements, etc., amounting  to $28,000.  President Miner, of the Granby Co.,  and "Vm. Spere, of the E. T. Bank,  drove up fiom ("rand Folks >esterday.  Mi. Miner expects to leave foi the east  ne>it Monday.  Sidney Coulton, oi the Hunter-Ken-  drick Co.'s store, who has been spending his vacation at his old home 111  Stratford, Ont., airived back in Phoenix last Monday.  Angus K. Stuart, formerly of the  Boundary, who had chaige of the Canadian ore exhibit at Paris and Glasgow  exhibitions, will have a similar |>osition  at the St. Louis world's fair in 1904.  A number of mine.s went out on  Tuesday for Spokane, to spend a little  vacation, while the mine force here is  temporarily being cut down. They  drove to Grand Forks, and took the  Great Northern.from there.  ���s^^^���������������jgj-jot Weather  1ft  /is  to  lit  'is  m  \/i  w  w  w  f  W  I KODAKING DAYS  h\ Are you Thinking about buy- dj I  _i_ ing a Kodak ?   ll so ��� 011 will A-.  *  J?? no doubt want to know just 2K' ���  W wheie to buy them. W  ft v/  jk Well to make a Ions'story yj)  f%    short, we keep them     t$  I";  W on  NEEDS. We have eveiythinj- in  this lii e that should be lound in  a d<>wn-to-date Diug Stort-, .'inti  out lines are most .oinpl.if. 1'  you wish aiiythiiifj uniisii.il, wi-'H  gel it foi -ou on short notice. As  usiia1, special attention given to  piescripiiniis.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  'Phone 16  nob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  1,'BR IEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Broke Her Arm ������ Little Gladys  Evans broke her right arm Tuesday  while playing near the family's residence on Victoria avenue. The fracture was reduced by Dr. Foster, and  the child is getting along nicely.  Building a Residence ��� \V. D.  Parker took Thursday's train for Che-  welah, in the Colville valley, Wash.  He will spend a month there superintending the erection of a residence to  be occupied by his family in the winter/  old,  slipshod, any old-time   schedule  was resumed.    Being on time two days  in succession was too  much for Can  ada's greatest tailway.  health ofiirer, and going through the  hospital. He expressed satisfaction at  precautions that aie being exercised  here.  Back From Fernie ��� Provincial  Constable D. J. Darraugh has returned ,from Fernie, where with a dozen  other constables he has spent the last  few weeks. He thinks the strtke is  definitely settled. Constable McMillan, of Cascade, also returned at  the same time.  Called Rev. Purdv���'I'he congregation of St. Andrews Presbyterian  church has extended a unanimous call  to Rev. V. M. Purdy, B. A., of Rossland, to become the settled pastor of  the church, at a salary of $1250 per  year. It is understood that Mr. Purdy, who has already made a most favorable impression here, will accept the  call.  Anniversary Ball���Next Monday  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8 will  give an anniversary ball at the hall. It  will be lor the benefit of James Mc-  Clusky, the sightless miner. Every  one should have a ticket, and' help the  victim of a mine explosion, a man who  is absolutely helpless.  Bridge Crew���The CP.R. bridge  crew was in Phoenix this week, private  cars and all, under Foreman J. Carlson. While here they built a thirty  foot extension to the Old Ironsides  spur, so that cars can be more easily  loaded from the shute from ihe tramway from the new No. 2 tunnel of the  Granby mines.  Gave a Picnic ��� Thursday aftei-  noon Mis. G. E. Breakenridge gave a  picnic at New York townsite park, in  honor of Mrs. Sweetman, who has  been visiting from Montana. Quite a  number of friends attended and enjoyed the cool breezes on the heights.  Mrs. Sweetman will probably leave for  Seattle in a few days.  More Granby Work���\V. P. Tiei-  J ney, of the firm of 'I iernay & McPhail,  Nelson, accompanied by Resident Engineer Bainbridge, were in the city last  Thursday, looking over the ground for  the extension  of the  C. P. R. tracks  right into the  lower  glory hole of the  Knob Hill mine.   This piece of work,  when completed, will greatly facilitate  the economical loading of  the railway  cars with ore  fiom   that  part of the  property.  C  Church Services  Tomorrow.  ]  Drove them Off ��� The C. P. R.  bridge crew, it is reported, has been  having several kinds of fun in the con  struction of a water tank at Eholt.  The owner of the land objected with a  double bitted axe. Constable Dins-  more, of Grand Forks, was hastily  called to the scene, and a truce was  declared until the matter could be arranged. '  Chas. Moyer Here���Chas. Moyer,  president of the Western Federation of  Miners, with headquarters at Denver,  Colo., was a visitor in Phoenix last  Saturday, being accompanied by G. F.  Dougheity, of Greenwood, president of  District Association No. 6. Mr. Moyer was instrumental- in the settlement  of the Fernie coal miners' strike, and  slated to the Pioneer that he looked  for a large output of coke at orice from  East Kootenay.  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E. P..FIewe!!ing, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m. Rev. V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks on the  Life of Christ. 3 p. in., no Sunday  school till fuither notice, by order of  health officer. ' 7.30 p. m., evening  service.    Rev. T. Green, pastor.  .   BUSINESS NOTICES.  all sizes and cost.     From  one costing $1 to those for  lj\k the advanced student, costing  jk\ Irom $8, $10 and upwards.  A Nice Box of  I  We keep the well-known Iviiitninii  Kodaks nii<l carrv a complete line of  PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES Cat!  mul sec Tor joutself.  9  ���*!��_  FOR RENT  Hutllilc llHI-llirg II..HM',    (m,  pi r 1111.Ill l|,  Th-ei- roi'iui'ii hnuw, *Jfi.  Il( ���! .py in N.  V. 'Iouiihic  Liucr town tu rvut.  l.oil,'in<: IlotiHt'  li -' 16  "ml  FOR SALE  fldk Oros.! li  Broke the Flume���Last week Friday about 100 feet of the big flume at  Cascade, erected by the power company, collapsed. It was caused by the  heat shrinking the staves, which gave  way after the water was turned on. It  is not thought this will delay the turning on of the electric energy, as the  damage will be repaired before everything else is finally completed.  New Sidewalk ��� The board of  works has begun the new sidewalk on  Knob Hill avenue, to extend from the  Biner block to the' C. P. R. depot, a  distance of r,ooo feet. The sidewalk,"  which has long been needed, will cost  the city about $500, and will be six Monday's Benefit ��� Under' the  feet wide. R. A. Scott is m charge auspices of Snowshoe Loclge No> 6>  -of.the improvement. ' L 0   Q   F->  an  e|lterlainment  was  given at Hardy-McKenzie  hall'Mon-  Cleared $168 95���Tuesday's mid-  day evening for the benefit  ol   Henry  summer ball, given at   Miners' Union  Syrsted and' James   McClusky,  who  Hallby the Catholic Ladies'Aid, was'lost  their  sight  in  mine explosions.  The entertainers were E. Pauline  Johnson, the Indian poet, and j,  Walter McRaye. There was a fair  audience present, who enjoyed the en-  teitainment.  Gty and District Notes  a most successful event. An orches  tra of six pieces furnished the music,  'and the ladies cleared the comfortable  sum of $168.95. The ladies wish to  thank all those who so kindly assisted  in making the event a success.  .Stahtled theNativfs���When the  C. P. R. passenger train arrived on  time last Tuesday, and bioke all recent records, it was the cause of much  astonishment to Phoenicians. And  still the wonder grew when the same  happened the next day. The mayor  was thinking of meeting the train wit'i  a brass band and celebrating the new  order of things on Thursday, when the  Visit of Health Official ��� Dr.  Montizambert, director-general of the  Dominion health department, of Ottawa, was a visitor in the city last  Monday. He is making a general  tour of the west, especially along the  Boundary line, where the quarantine  regulations are being more strictly enforced. The doctor was accompanied  from Greenwood by Dr. Spankie, being met here , by Dr. Gordon, the city  ���8*Q-<H><XKK>-0-0*O<KH?  GOOD NEWS  -FROM  THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  We have no snaps to offer you, but every thine at a fair  margin���everything as represented. If riot, we will make  it bo. We are and intend to be headquarter! for FRUIT  duiing the season. t  We liave been appointed agents for the celebrated  KAS1LGOPS CIGARS, and sell (hem at factory prices,  'f beee cigara arc not made in the east by cheap labor, but  are mode almost at home, and are admitted by all lovers o  the weed to be excellent clears.  As eoon as the freight blockade is raised we expect Car  Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. And as eoon aa  we can make arrangements we will cairy a complete stock  of Feed, Hay and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any of my competitors tell j 011 that they sell  goode cheaper than Hardy, you tell them that they are  Gaieta*!en, an. I will prove to you that they are.  .phonem. THOS. HARDY & ($. ;  ><><h&<>Q<r<r+&0<H>$<  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  W. B. Cochrane visited the Forks  eaily in the week.  Mayor McCallum, of Columbia, is  off to the east on a business trip.       ,-  Plans are being drawn lor the new  public school buiiding for Greenwood.  M. W. Crane, and little daughter  Ruth, went to Spokane by Thursday's  train.  Both the Greenwood and Boundary  Falls smelters are getting a little coke  nowadays.  P. C. McArthur- returned Tuesday  from a five weeks' outing at Ollalla, in  the lower Similkameen.  Coronation day was quietly observed  in Phoenix last Saturday, the bank and  postoffice being closed..  Forest fiies have been doing considerable damage between Phoenix and  Eholt the last ten days.  Geo.S. Turner, principal of the public school, arrived from New Westminster on Thursday's train.  J.N. Gillis, formerly manager of the  Dominion House, is now attending to  some mining business in Idaho.  Wl C. Duncan, teller of the Bank of  Commerce, Greenwood, lelt last week  for a three months' trip to England.  Hereafter Sunday evening services  will be held at 7:30, instead of 8 as  heretofore, al the Methodist Church,  A. L. White, secretary of the Granby  Co., after spending several weeks in  the Boundary, has returned to Montreal.  At first the Granby smelter will take  100 ton shipments from the Republic  mines, to expeiiment with the treatment. ��� ���-    -      .,..'  Yesterday was-' the regular monthly  payday at the Snowshoe mine, when  something like $6,000 was distributed  in wages.  E. W. Monk left Tuesday for Na.-  naimo. On his return he will assume  the Boundary agency of the Hamilton  Powder Co.  Murdock Mclntyre and Alex McDonald started Monday for a trip  to the Similkameen and through the  Hope mountains.  . Twelve new members were admitted  to the local Methodist church last  Sunday, Rev. J. D.,P. Knox, of Greenwood, officiating."  Fred White, of the E. T. Bank staff,  Grand Forks, has betn spending a few  days in Phoenix, enjoying the cool  breezes, for a change.  Eugene Shea, one of the proprietors  of the Bellevue Hotel, returned  Mon  day from.a month's vacation  to  his  old home in Hew York state  A small fire last Saturday, neai . the  store of the A. H. Sperry Co. Ltd., in  Greenwood, destroyed a small shack  and called out the department.  Yesterday was the date set for the  turning over of the Great Northern  line to Republic to the operating department of that railway system.  The Pacific States Telephone Co.,  which opeiate on the other side of the  line in connection with the Vernon &  Drop in at Almstrom's when in lower town. He has the finest goods in  his line.  Laying hens for sale by Mrs. \V. B.  Willcox, cor. Second St. and Grey  Eagle avenue.  Fine breakfast and dinner set for  sale at half price at' the Pioneer office.'  Imported goods.  Almstronj^keeps one of the finest  stocks ot cigars and tobaccos to be  found in this section.  Those chocolates sold by -Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have yot/'tried them?  Half interest in a good livery business for sale, on acconnt of poor health.  Apply to J. K. Fraser at Fashion  Stable, Knob Hill Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  Hall's photo views of Phoenix and  the Kootenay generally wil be found  on sale1 tit McKenzie's drug store hereafter These are the finest views obtainable!       '"'' ���        v "  WHY you should -buy "FAIR PLAY"  CHEWING TOBACCO.  BECAUSE it is the best quality.  BECAUSE it ia the most lasting chew.  BECAUSE it'is the largest, high grade 5  or 10c. nine.  BECAUSE the taea are valuable for premiums.'  BECAUSE we guarantee every plug, and  BECAUSE jour ilealer jb auiliurized to  refund your money if you are not satis-  fled.        c,V  ,   Thb Empiee Tobacco Co., Ltd.  Watch Bepairing  This is an important  part of my business, to  which I give particular  attention. Bring your  timepieces to me, no  matter wheu or where  made, aud we will make  them good as new.  GEO. E DEY,  Knot) Hill Avenue, Phoeuix.  Is Appreciated  By  Everybody  Dnul-le ilttelliiig huiife.  Al*'som flu. tent- eaniinK ,,ro.-;  hi v. _ ''  JVu hmv i-onio good  bargain, u,  lots in nil (iiirtf of toun.  FIBB, LIFE and  I  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  MCARTHUR $ MONK,  AGENTS  P. O. Box. j_. V. & N  'Phone, j,  ��� -%��� %%%'V%'%**,%%.'��,%-%,-��_S  See Our Window  WE HAVE IT  I MRS. BATON |  ��� Teacher of #  ��� PIANO and VOICE CULTURE   ���  Residence near Granby Hotel,  Phoenix, i). ('.  A,P. McKENZIE  DRUGGIST  Ilardy-McKenxic Block,     rhoenix. B. C  BUSINESS   TOI! ���  Cofton "rag's wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest-price paid. Bring  'em along and get yournioney.  BAKERY  *��� -m   Ie r  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^__. Phoenix, B. C.  In the meantime we will continue io make Hit  best llreait. Cake and Pies ever seen Iu the Bonn-  dary.   Have yon tried them ?  I  ����������������-�����{����������>�����<�������������������*�������_ ����������������.*���.���+��_.  <������ *-���*���*���*>���**������*���� ���**_*���  >***�����+*��**���*���**�������������������+��+�����  GRANBY EXCHANGE  ������������������������������������������������.������a._.___[ i  Old papers for sale'at  the Pioneer! {   BllVS AtVYTJILVS, Sells KVBRYTUINH  office, at 25 cents per 100. u~.....~ , ......��...��..........��.....,��....._,........  HARNESS  SHOP;  On Ihe Bridge Onpb   ���  site McMillan lllock   |  ���'   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that all nrm-nt"  due the underaigned mu-t lie paid immediately, or. they will be placed in tin  hands of a solicitor for collection.  OiiAs. A. M.Cmjxc- & Co.  Phoeuix. B. C.,.Ait_. 1C, 11)02.  .Application tor Transfer ol Hotel License.  Notice Is hereby given that we shall apply t<  Hie Hoard of License Commissioners or the Cit\  or l'hoenix, at its next Meeting. Tor the iransfci  or the hotel license held by us for the Kuob Hill  hotel, situated on lots 19 and so, block. 11, ol<  Irous'des subdivision", city crphoenix, to Edtrari  Muiison. _        . W. J. Morri-'uii.  ���       - , James Anderson,  Dated June 15, 1901 - Licensee-  COMPLETE PLANTS  nininf, CoRcentrafion. SmelffntFk.  tatattfnl Sir  Water Power  MarChinery, Etc.  Pumps, Cars. Buckets, and  ,   General Mine Supplies.  Head Cflice and-Works:  '."   *' Lansdowne Street,  -Sherbrooke  Branch,Offices and Warehouses,  Itotf-lund and Greenwood, B. C.  j One Good Investment  Wo*th a Life Time of wo.k.  is  NOTICE. ,  Applicati-.il for Tiang'.r of I.'q-ioi Li  cense.  Nol ice is Hereby given tli.it ilibn  days after date we will nppiy to th'  Board oi. Li'<>ne-in_ r~nnimi_��iiint'r8 01  the Corpora tion of the <iiv <if J'l.oenix.  for a transfer nf the Hijinir lirenm- belt:  by us for the Dominion Units.-, Ol.l Iron-  aides avenue, sitmiled on Lits 15 mid IC  Blockll. City of I'lioi-'n'ix, to Ox ley &  McClung. Urixis & Foil it km-,  _      , ��� Per J. N. Giliis.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 1st dav of-  -      July, A. D��� HK)2. 1     '  MINERAL ACT. ;  Certificate of Improvement..  NOTICK.  ���        ' "'  Dominion Mineral flnini, situate in the Grand  .-    Forks Mining' Division of Osoyoos District,  where located,   pn Lookout Mountain, and  near the Lookout Miners' "'->~ "���'       '    f  Take notice that I, Sydney  near the Lookout Mineral Claim: .'  nke notice that I.Sydney M Johnson acting  ns ageut Tor J'.P. Shannon,?rcc 'Miner's .Certip"  Au Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant,date. No one with an understanding of-  the possibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up., , We still have some good  -values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of-the c'it'v at most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we .an fill your wants.  Addr_s G. W. RUMBERGER,  Hooses for Rent. Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  e  ES' BLOUSES  la Black, White and Faacy Colors,  At  cate No. B 54495. intend, ��l*ty days from 'the date  hereor, 10 apply to (he _|luin_ Kecorder for o  certificate of improvements, Tpr Pie purpose ol  obtaining a ctoWIi grant ofttie aliove Plai.ii.  And further take notice that action, under a c-  tiou j?, must be' commenced before the 'Huance  of such certificate of improvements.  Regular Value $1.25, $1.50, reduced to  1.75,   2.00/reduced to  Special Regular Value  Regular Value  2.50,- reduced to  iinpri  . Dated th b i jth day of July, A D.  43 "  'f July, A D., 1002.  Sydney M. _f.ii  OHNi-OK.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Big Six Mluer_: Claim   ��itua,e in the   Grand  Forks Milling Division of Osoyoos District.  Where located: Iu Wellington Camp, adjoin-  ing the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  ���,9."g.'"n'���for T' p- **c"n'y", Free Miner's Certifi.  cate .^o. B 51619, audo. 8. Robinson. Free Miner's  Certificate No. B 5&M6, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Kecorder  for a certificate ot improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a ctown grant of the above claim.  _ And further take notice that action, under section .7, mast be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D��� 190a.  4s Sydney it. Johnso.v.  NQTICEi  m r  To Whom it May concern:  Notit-e is hereby given that we have  leased the Stemwinder Hotel to John  nartman for the term of one year,' and  that we will not be responsible for any  bills against said house dnrine the life  of said lease.   . C. H Sf ullin.  ^&%>&<frfyty^/ty^,  In Black.and Fancy Colors, marked down  of cost  ,. S. A. Mumjn. -  mi       r*     s. . . a  -.    j- . T^ed at P1'oenix, B.C., the 10th day  Nelson Co., has completed its direct of July, 1^02   *   ��� ���  Boys' WasSukg Sail��* Suits  At $1, regular price," $1.65  Dominion Avenue,

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