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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 12, 1905

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 ���"���'���'.-���'.;:-f?.-.pisSB��  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 in  value within five years.  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  AND   iso^'DARY   MININQ  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Milling: District ."'     '   'J  ��-.- .->'  AUG 15 1905  V.  '-'   1  Vol.. VI,  ��^  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST,   12,   .905.  ^roRiA,^^  No. 40.  m^WMm&E^^s^^sMts&^<^mw  THE  Big Store  SAW: PRESTON  AND CRESCENT  More   Chicago   Men   in   the  Boundary.  Headquarters For  Hot Weather Delicacies  Such as- ��������� - '  Swift's Summer Sausage, per lb. 35c.  Ashland Hams ready to eat, per lb. 25c  Pickled Pigs Feet, per lb. 20c.  Lunch Tongue, tin 35c.  Chicken, tin.35   .'���"':���:      ' -      .  Turkey, 35c  Duck 35c.     ;  Australian .Rabbit, tin 40c.  Chipped Dried Beef, tin 35c  '���":'���;';���:    Heinz Pork and Beans Sauce.  *���-. li     Celery Sauce 40c. bottle.  "     IjuIL Sweet pickles'35c. quart.  Something New Just In  Batcher & Co.'s Nebula Lemon Squash, 40c. Bottle  Batcher & Co.'s Persian Sherbet,  40c. tin ''....  These are the latest hot weather drinks, direct from  London, England. . i--;      . .  Batcher & Co.'s Table Bright Jellies iu Glasses, 40c.  Flavors Without Wine:  Lemon, Strawberry,: Vanilla, Orange, Noy-  eau, Calf's Foot. They make a delicious and  rare Dessert.       ,  Fruit Crop is Short  If you intend putting up Fruit  ; DO IT NOW.  ~~ ~7--' Get bur prices for nextweek-  and you will buy here.  Greatly   Pleased   With    Pre  ���    gress Made.  THE    BMG    tSTOtt&  >��taMfWWMbA  Fruit  We have made arrangements  for a full supply of Fruit for preserving.  You will be safe in placing  your orders with us for whatever you intend to preserve. If  it is obtainable we wil1 have it.  We guarntee prices.  Raspberries, Cherries, Peaches,  Plums and Currants are  coming in plentifully  this week.  Leave us your orders.  Fruit Jars all Sim.  Travelling in W. K. Vanderbilt's  private coach- over the Great Northern,  a party of wealthy Chicago men on  Wednesday concluded a visit to two of  the high grade mines of the Boundary  in which they are interested. The  party consisted of Captain G. J Grammar, vice-president of the New York  Central & Hudson River railroad; Col.  L. T. Dickason, William Bailey, \V. E.  Neff and S. D. McLeisch, of the Merchants Dispatch, all of Chicago; A. T.  Hert, of Louisville, Ky.; E. Grammar,  of Buffalo, N.Y.  Some of the men are interested in  the Preston and others in the Crescent, two mines about two or three  miles from Phoenix in the high grade  belt. They were met here by Arthur  M. Whiteside, the fiscal agent for both  mines, who had charge of the party  both in seeing their own mines and  those of the Granby Co.  Mr. Bailey expressed himself as more  than pleased at 1 he work done on the  Preston since h" purchased the property two or three months ago. The  main shaft is now down 65 feet, the  vein is from four .to fourteen inches  wide, giving averages values of $100  per ton, mostly in silver and gold. In  addition to this a tunnel has i.een run  some 200 feet from the shaft. This  tunnel is in about 150 feet, with a  good body of ore in the face. It is  the intention to push the work vigorously and place machinery on the  property as fast as needed, some or  which will be electrically driven.  A company has been organized in  Chicago to operate the property, called  the Preston Mining Co , with a capital  of $1,500,000; with the following officers: President, Ferdinand W. Peck,  Jr.; vice-president. A. T. Hert; secretary-treasurer, Edward Ford Johnson:  managing director, Wm. Bailey. These  gentlemen are all financially able to  carry out an extensive plan of development, and after a visit to the Preston  feel satisfied that they have a valuable  property, it is the intention to begin  smelter shipments next week.  Col. Dickason purchased a half interest in the Crescent from H. H.  Shallenberger, of Spokane, two or three  months ago, and since then Mr. Slial  TWO DROWNED IN  CHRISTINA LAKE  Heroic  Her  Si  BLOWN GUI  To Connect  Up  Two   New  Furnaces.  Will   Blow   In   Again  Week.  Next  Effort   to   Save  Companion.  A sad double drowning happened in  Christina lake last Monday, when Miss  Agnes Ruckle and Miss Ida Anderson  found a watery grave. I'he two young  ladies were with -.W. Willey, Mrs.  Wolverton and Mrs. Wolverton's little  daughter Marjorie, all being residents  of Cascade. The; two young ladies  desiring to bathe at I nglish point, they  put off with Marjorie, while the balance  of the parly went fishing up McRae  creek. Miss Anderson was unable to  swim and went beyond h.-r depth.  Miss Ruckle tried tin,save her, but the  drowning girl carried them both down. ThursJay, entirely shutting down the  Marjorie gave the alarm to the rest ol j plant for the purpose of connecting up  the party,   but it   \yas   too   late,    the  All Over the Boundary  Wednesday morning Supl. Hodges,  of the Granby Consolidated, blew out  three furnaces at the company's smelter at Grand Forks, blew out another  the same night and the remaining two  bodies being recovered later.  Miss Ruckle's parents lived at Salt  Spring Island, B.C., and she was visiting Mrs. George K. Stocker, having  taught school in Cascade previously,  being a cousin of the Ruckle Brothers,  of Grand Forks. Miss ���Anderson's  parents lived in Minnesota, and she  had been employed ;at the B.C. hotel  at Cascade. .''.She.was engaged toMr  Willey, the wedding!to take place this  fall. /;���;  Coroner Kingston and Constable  Dinsinore, of Grand Forks--, went to  the scene of the accident, but decided  an inquest unnecessary. Miss Ruckle  was 24 years of age and Miss Anderson but 22.  lenberger has had a force of about 30  men at work at the properly, with  most satisfactory results. This claim  is close to the Preston, and like the  latter is a high grade proposition in  silver and gold, with some copper.  The mam shaft has now attained a  depth of over 100 feet, the ore body  showing stronger and richer than ever.  A wagon road some 6,000 feet in length  has been constructed to connect with  the Phoenix-Greenwood wagon road,  and like the Preston, shipments of the  lich ore, that is expected to run over  $100 per ton, wMl be begun next week.  Mr. Shallenberger has been interested in the Crtscent for a number of  years, and has always maintained that  it was one of the best claims in the  high grade belt. Col. Dickason is also  more than satisfied with the results of  the development thus far, and it is the  intention to keep up the development  of the property as fast as possible.  Good boarding and bunk houses have  been built, and machinery will be supplied.     _ _  _  Brooklyn Avenue Team Won.  Wednesday evening the Brooklyn  avenue team won at bowling from the  Granby team, coming out 79 points  ahead in the total score of three games,  the several scores being as follows :  GOLD DROP  AT $250,000  Reported Price That  Granby  -    -  Pays.*/-: v  Largely   Increase  Holding  oi  the Company.  1st  Slid  jr-1  Ilrooklyii Ave.            Game  (itllUC  Outuc  Total  Strnclmu      '79  :.'o  13'."  ���153  Crawford     171  IT"  IM  515  Niclwls"     '37  id.'  15-'  45'  Sll-plll'IIA      '1��  126  l.|n  ���l'5  Gram! Tola!   '*'-'  Granby  177  '57  .!'���"  Leckie    '3'  '.V  l.|"  4"3  Brewer      M"  '���1.*  lS.|  ���>:<���  Chirk     15"  It'll  1 U  .VI"  Grniul Total  1755  Short Meeting of the City Council.  Wednesday evening, in udditfbn to  Mayer Runiberger there were present  Aldermen lJirnie, Brown and Marshall  at the meeting of the city council. The  following accounts were ordered  paid :  Nelson Daily News $     5  5��  Morrin, Thompson K: Co   . . .  Pioneer Pub. Co   N. Lemieux   Phoenix Elec Lighting Co. ...  li. (... Trlephone Co   15y-I.aw No. 57, being an  men! to the License By-1.aw, was read  the first time, Pounc' By-Law No. 55  was read th.' second time, and Municipal Works By-Law No. 50 was read  a second time. The city clerk was instructed to write to the city clerk of  Grand Forks for the loan of plans of  the citv hall of that place.  60  '5  00  48  00  102  95  lid  The following appeared in last  Thin sday's issue of the Spokane  Spokesman Review, regarding recent  purchase of mining claims in this  camp by the Granby Co. :  "The banner mining deal for the  year to date in British Columbia was  closed by wire from Spokane yesterda)  when thc Granby Consolidated company concluded the purchase of the  Gold Drop gro.ip of claims in Phoenix  camp for $250,000. The property  has been under bond for some months  and has been exhaustively tested by  diamond drill bore holes.  "The property is owned by the Gold  Drop Mining Co., Ltd, of Montreal,  which expended $40,000 in development and equipment. The group includes the Gold Drop, Gold Drop  fraction, Phillipsburg fraction and  Nugget ciaims. all located east of the  original Granby group.  "In addition the company has purchased from Messrs. Yaughan and Me-  Innis, prospectors of Phoenix, ;he No.  13 claim, between the Granby and  Gold Drop groups. The consideration  for the No.  13 was $14,000 cash.  "All the properties thus added to the  Granby group are crown granted and  patented. The prospecting undertaken  by the Granby company demonstrated  the existence of large ore bodies ol  similar quality and value to the ore in  the Knoli Hill and Old Ironsides. The  group will now be operated in conjunction with the main Granby mines.  "The additions to the Granby properties thus secured increase the company's holdings in Phoenix camp to  about four times the 0rigin.1l area ol  mineral land. The company now has  continuous property extending for 8000  feet from east to west and yooo feet  from north to south. Recently the  Monarch group, consisting of the Monarch, Tamarac, Tamarac fraction and  Missing Link weie acquired at $180,-  000 to round out the group to the east,  and in 1904 the company bought the  Monte Carlo group on the north. The  Gold Drop group is east of tin.: Mon-  propeitics. "  the two new furnaces, just installed.  It is the expectation to have the closedown last exactly one week, when the  entire plant will be blown in, consisting of eight furnaces, with a capacity  of treating from 2,500 to 2,700 tons of  ore per day.  The 1 50-foot smokestack was completed last Sunday as expected and the  bricklayers have begun the finishing  work of connecting up the new flue  dust chamber. New automatic chargers, like the six now in use, aie being  fitted to the new furnaces, the electrical equipment of the smelter is being  increased to meet the new conditions  and the blowing engine-, briquetting  plant, converter capacity, etc., are all  being enlarged.  At the company's mines in this  camp, as soon as the capacious ore  bins were filled, some of the muckers  were laid off for a week perhaps, but  the majority .oi. the men will be kept  busy on new work. After the close  down at the smelter, not only will the  number of men employed there be  somewhat increased, but a considerable  increase will be necessary at the mines,  to get out the additional tonnage needed to keep the smelter busy. Preparations for an increased output have  already, heen made at the,- mines, -and  no difficulty is anticipated in supplying  all the oie desired. ''  When the smeltur is blown in again,  the Granby Co. will have increased its  output of copper by something like'4_  per cent, as the new furnaces are much  larger than the old ones, and are the  largest ever installed =in the Boundary  or in British Columbia.  Boundary Mining Notes  Dr. R. I>. Boucher left for Vancouver Wednesday, to spend a month's  vacation, where he will join Mrs.  Boucher. Dr. E. C. Arthur, of Nelson, arrived Monday, and will look  after Dr. Boucher's practice here in  the hitter's absence.  W. T. Smith expects to resume work  on the Republic group, a couple of  miles below Anaconda, shortly.  George H. Collins is doing s_me exploratory work on some Deadwood  camp claims with a small force of men.  Dominion Copper shares arc quoted  at 33 cents on the New York curb,  while this week Granby shares have  been quoted at $7.23.  Thursday was the monthly payday  at the Granby mines, the amount running about $35,000. Next month the  payroll of the Dominion Copper Co.  will make a showing here.  Both the C.P.R. and Great Northern are preparing to handle an increased tonnage from the Granby mines,  when the smelter is blown in aguin  next week.  The work of installing the steam  plant at the Helen mine, near Green  wood, is under way, consisting ol  boiler, hoist and steam drills. A new  two compartment shaft is being sunk  on this property.  Work on the installation of the compressor at the I'rovid^ice mine is being  pushed as rapidly as possible. This  property is sending out shipments now  quite regularly, the ore being some ol  the best ever handled in quantity in  the Boundary.  W. I). McMillan has practically disposed of the Apex group situated at  the head of Rereineos creek and Sixteen-Mile. The terms are very satis  factory to all interested. It is understood the 11. C. Copper Co., who are  the purchasers through D. Morrison,  will put a force of men at work to develop the property and thus give it the  status of a shipping mine. Similkameen Star.  M. M Johnson, of the Dominion  Copper Co., is expected to return to  the Boundary from Salt Lake early  next week, and shortly thereafter the  company's mines are likely to take on  thc expected activity, considerable  forces of men being employed. In the  meantime, repairs at mines and smelter have been going on, nnd the final  legal matters in connection with the  transfer of the properties from tlu  Montreal X: Boston Consolidated are  being closed up.  Latest I'rlccn in Melals.  Nkw York���CoptitT, electrolytic, iflfi.-  :;7l.ji.T:$ir>.(iL".j:-, laU-r. $is.:i~,1-S!(<i; i5.t;2,H.  Bur .Silver, o'.l'ii  Lead, *4.lXJ ut H75.  Forest fires are beginning to do considerable damage in the Boundary, especially around Greenwood.  Among the new houses opening  in Midway are G. A. Rendell and I .aw  & Munroe, the latter a ne.v firm composed of- Wm. M. Law and D. D.  Munroe.  The Boundary Creek license commissioners will hold a specialmeeting  next Saturday at Midway, to consider  some applications for licenses in and  around Midway.  Mrs. Wm. Johnson, aged 72 years,  died in Grand Forks last Saturday at  the family residence. She was the  mother of J. K. Johnson and the three  Misses Johnson, of Grand Forks.  Grand Forks is still wrestling with  the liquor license problem, the tendency being to cut down the number of  Iicensec, and raise the license fee. A  new bylaw is to be passed covering the  matter.  The Midway Star made its initial  bow to the public last week, being a  six column sheet, managed by W. Law-  ton. It is a newsy paper, and shou'.d  fill its bill in the new railway town in  good shape.  Greenwood las been having water  troubles this week, the supply in the  old tank being so low that consumers  were warned about wasting. When  the new supply from Lind creek is  turned on, the sitnation will be much  relieved.  The customs receipts for the ten  ports in the Boundary for the month  of July were $8,776.98. The offices !  included Grand Forks, Greenwood,  Phoenix, Midway, Osoyoos, Carson,  Keremeos, Cascade, Sidley and Fair  view,  It is understood that McLean  Brothers, superintendents of construction for the Midway <\r Vernon railway,  have shipped a number of horses from  the coast for use in grading, teams being pretty scarce in the Boundary just  at present.  O. M. Fleury, blacksmith for some  of the V., V. & E. contractors, was  drowned in the Kettle river at Midway  last Saturday, the remains being buried  last Monday. Fleury had previously  been employed at his trade in Phoenix,  and had been at Midway but a short  time.  George W. Floyd, of Grand Forks,  was tried befcre Magistrate .Cochrane  last week, and convicted of selling  adulterated milk. It was found that  he had been using a "preservative  extiact" in milk, the milk having been  analyzed at the request of Mayor  Harumar. Floyd was fined $100, or  three months in jail.  Supt. Morrow, of the Great Northern advertising department, with a  number of officials, was in the Boundary last Sunday, looking over the  country with a view to attracting tourist  travel. They were shown over the  Granby smelter by Supt. Hodges and  visited some of the fine ranches in the  vicimty of Grand Forks.  Judge Andrew Learny died last week  Friday at his residence ai Grand Forks,  aged 64 years, alter an extended ill  ness. The funeral was held at the  Catholic church Sunday morning. He  left a wife and two sons. Judge Leamy  was born at Hull, Quebec, in 1841,1  admitted to the bar in 1S81. He  moved to Gieenwood in 1S97, and in  1901 was appointed to the county  court bench, removing thereafter to  Grand Forks.  SPORTS FOR  LABOR DAY  Celebration   to   Occur   Next  Wednesday.  Full   Programme   For   That  Occasion.  The labor organizations of Phoenix,  in view of the close down just now at  the Granby mines and smelter, have  decided to hold the annual labor celebration next week Wednesday, instead  of on the statutory Labor Day in September. The committee sent out  large posters this week, and have prepared the following programme for the  occasion :...  Parade leaves   Miners'  Union   hall  at   9.30 a.m., up Dominion avenue to  School street, to Knob Hill avenue, to  Second. street,   to  Dominion  avenue,  thence   down    Dominion   avenue  to  Phoenix   street,   thence   up   Phoenix  street to picnic grounds.  11.30 a.m.���Labor Day oration.  12 noon.���Luncheon.  1 p.m.���Boys' race, under   16   years,  100 yds., ist prize. $2; 2nd, $1; 3rd,  50 cents.  Boys under   12 years,   75   yards,   1st  prize, $1; 2nd, 50c; 3rd, 25c.  Boys under 8 years, 50 yds., rst prize,  75c; 2nd, 50c; 3rd, 25c.  Sack race, boys under 12, 50 yds.,  1st  prize, $1; 2nd, 50c; 3rd, 25c.  3 p.m.���Four round Sparring Match,  between Danny Deane and Percy  Wilkinson.  Men's three-legged race, ist prize, $6;  2nd, $3; 3rd, $2.  4 p.m.���Waitresses race, under 50  years, 50 yds., ist prize, $3, 2nd,  $2; 3rd, $1.  Girls' race, under 16 years, 56 yds.,ist  prize, $1; 2nd, 50c; 3rd, 25c.  Girls' race,under 12 years, 50 yds., ist  prize, 75c.;-;2nd, 50c.;.3rd, 25c.  4.30 p.m.���100 yds, dash for men, ist  prize, $15; 2nd, $7.    Three to start  or no second prize.  i utting 16 pound shot,   rst prize, $3:  2nd, $2; 3rd, $1.  Pole vaulting, ist prize,  $3;   2nd, $2;  3rd, $i.  Running high jump, ist prize, $3; 2nd,  $2; 3rd, $1.  Hop, step and jump, ist prize, $3;2nd,  $2; 3rd, $1.  Running broad jump,   ist   prize,   $3;  2nd, $2; 3id, $1.  Standing broad jump,   ist prize,   $3;  2nd, $2; 3rd, $1.  Standing high jump, ist prize, $3;2nd,  $2; 3rd. $1.  5 p.m.���Tug of War, Granby vs.   All  Comers.  9 p.m.���Grand March   and  Dance at  Miners' Union hall.  Labor Day Popularity Contest, for  the most popular waitress in town, two  candidates to compete. A $30 gold  watch will be given to the candidate  securing the most votes.  A special over the Great Northern  will leave Grand Forks at 7 a.m., with  single fare for round trip.  The West Kootenay Power & Light  Co. won its case over the city of Nelson, in regard to rights for power purposes on Kootenay river. Justice  Irving rendered the decision.  a ������<��'��������������������� ��������������������� ������<  ��� BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following mule Riven the ore shipments of Boundary mines   lor 1900,   for t.ol lo  1902 for  1903 for 1904, and 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  MiNh. Camp.        1900       1901 1902       190J  Granliy Mines Phoenix   64.553   231,762   3"9,85S   393.7's  Punt  1904 19.5     Week 1  My.7��3   _&H,ui6    10,165 4  5-34Q     99.��34  141.316    ljS.079    174. *>S     I'H.sSJ      3.450  J  S02       7.455     "5.73"  1,200  550  150  ���5��  !4.Sn  560  S.53"  5.0-1"  3.3J9  19,49-1  47.405  650  19.3"5  22.937  ���5.537  303  1,076  J, 250  1,040  7��S  *25  482  2.435  S75  665  2,OCO  35��  160  2,<*X>  Syo  219  993     167     So  15.950  3,070  3.250  1.759  4.5*0  6,400  4.V79  23305  855  4,747  37.560  6,56s  icmoo  2.492  3.45o  1.833  222  304  33  353 '  Snow-shoe Phoenix  H   C. Cupper Co.  Y Mother I.ode Deadwood  ^ llumiic Hello Deadwood  A Montreal & Hostou Con.  ���     UlooklvnStein winder Phoeuix  .      Kawhule Phoenix  a?     Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Ruse S.iniinit  Alhclstun-Jackpot. WeiltiiKtou  Dominion Cup|icr Co.  $     Ilrooklyn-Steuiwinderd'nip.. Phoenix  4 Morrison Deadwood  A Ii C. Mine  Summit  A K. Bell Summit  T Kmma - Summit  Y Oio Denoro Summit  ��� Senator Summit  ��� Hrey Vo_le Summit  Y -^��- 37 Summit  y Reliance Summit  9 Sulphur Kinu Summit  A Winnipeg Wellington  A Golden Crown Wellington  ���" King Solomon     W. Copper  .  No. 7 Mine Central  a City ofPaiis While's  Y Jewel Long Lake  ��� Carmi West Foi k  ��� Providence Providence  ��� Klkhorn  Providence  ^ Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  I-:. P. U. Mine Skylaik  A llay Skylark  T Ruby Boundary I'alls  J Republic Boundary Kails  Y Miscellaneous   A Total, tons     9��.'  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    &2.JS7 '���J".8*'1 J'a.Mo 401.921 596.252   .V7f..Sni  II. C. Copper Co  - u;,6li i4S.��oo 162.911 210,484   iiS,._j  Mon'tiealS. Boston Con  ^^ ������������ '_^J��_ ____!_._.'.LI_>_  A                        Total reduced    6J.JS9 ., i*. 43. 400,040 rt-)7.-l"4 Stf.'Vo   56'''A��4    '3.752 <  ���^���^���^<__J__^<��>_*-*:.*��>��J>__2fe <��_��y.^-0-��y��'y<>' ���������������.^���'.'���^f  720  325  52  50  300  150  30  jio  1.0  3S8  5*9  "5  S3  3.,W  3.450  325  5BO  750  J.600    39P.SOO    50S.876    690,419    829,808   55.1,102    14,i*<��> 1  9 5S2 i  4.170 4  ���'- li tin  ��� -���.���5?'!^f?-^|r  A AW?  :lS;fill  ', ti'-*$m  '���'twites  '<' ���������'&��;___��,  IffL  ��� .. ''''^ttfe-  sr'^feli'l-is  ���   ���    ���.};  ��� ;4_JI >;;  . it.  iff?  !: ���   'ti  ''��� '--Sraw  %��� W  ;��� ��� :*;  "���   ���-?.'!  ^fjp  >������   f  b *sft  fAw  ';   :��S:  * _jp  :!1_*  i:"-^'-  C^W  .-: --M  ^ Iv&ire*  ���;   M  �� sill  ��;Ss'  mm  him  i  "ViO.'aS.iil * "_. ,-  ���!&.:  ��!������ J  ���Mtirf.J  1!  ;i  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  2 ?!  ��� tff1!*  > Ft* -  '�� _wi-  1 b��  ���IP-  Kfi1  ��� !fe  >  "*-l*y I  "ft  i  !  j'i.  i  ,.4*1  ii til  ���I HE.it  fi.  ft  "_Sr ^  -I  L_tS>  Bui.  W  .��  _4i  _i  f^T?^  Why Feci Blue  It's not necessary it you can buy a packet of  Tea.    A cup or two, properly made and steaming hot, will  quickly  chase  the blues away aud not aftect the nerves.    Ask for Blue Ribbon Tea today.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IMOKD OK HATOaDAYS BY THX  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT mOBNIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  -r.i���.t.,..w. I Business office No. 14.  Telephone! j Manager's residence. No. 15.  iDUCtimons in advance.  Per Year J'-oo  ���Is Month! ������ >-��5  Ifyou are not a subscriber to this paper, this  la an Invitation lo you to become one.  Advertising rate! luruisheo on application.  Legal notice! 10 and 5 cent! per line.  Four weekly insertion! constitute one month's  ��� W.-rt 4la_  o ���  EDITORS'  o���  TROUBLES j  -0  '905  AUG.  I9��5  Sun. Hon.  Tuts.  Wed.  Thu.  Fr..  Sat.  1  2  3  4  5  6.     7  '    8  9  TO  11  12  13,    *4  IS  16  17  18  '9  20    21  22  23  24  25  26  *7    28  29  3��  31  MARKED IMPROVEMENT IN BOUNDARY.  Editor Deane, of the-;Nelson Daily  News���a, paper that is.a credit, to the  community���made a visit to the Boundary last week, and his impressions of  the present and future of this section  'are summed up in good shape in the  following editorial from his paper, on  his return : '  There will undoubtedly be a marked  improvement in  industrial conditions  throughout the Boundary district from  now on.    .It may be that the reported  extension of the "Hot Air" line  from  Grand Forks north to Penticton is more  or less problematical, but there is  no  manner of doubt about the extension  of the V., V. & E. and the commencement of construction of the Midway &  Vernon. Work on both these lines has  commenced.    So far as the V.,V. & E.  is concerned the contractors are on the  ground, their buildings are being rushed up and their working forces are be-  *: ing'su'pplernerited daily.  -     It is  the intention   of the   Great  ' Northern officials to make connection  with Princeton as speedily as possible,  "and   with   the Great Northern such a  ' determination means vigorous prosecution of the work until the last spike is  driven. The Midway & Vernon branch  : also, is to be huilt.      A contract for a  ��� considerable length of the line will be  let  shortly and then construction will  be   pushed   with   the   utmost   vigor.  Grading is already under way, but only  on a small scale.    The  promoters  of  the  road   have  the financial backing  "necessary and they mean business.  But it is not only in the direction of  railroad construction that increased activity is noticeable   in the   Boundary  ^district.    The new management of the  ^Montreal  &  I lOSton properties   have  .their plans matured for resumption of  .operations.     Next month will see the  jBoiindary Falls smelterWorking again.  -The new stack for the Granby smelter  vis  nearing completion and next week  ���the capacity of that smelter will be in-  ������ creased to eight furnaces      These are  (the big things moving in the Boundary  ^country.    There are other signs of activity, though, that may yet  prove of  rlittle,  if any, less significance.    The  success attending the development of  the high grade properties around Green-  ' wood,  the interest  aroused   over the  Franklin  camp  properties, _north   of  ��� Grand Forks, and the rapidly growing  fruit  industry  throughout   the Kettle  river valley,  are  factors that will yet  'Joom large in the wealth production of  ithe Boundary district.  "   . It is a self evident fact   that   Boun  ���dary  mines, both high and low ^rade,  are attracting mom   attention   today  'from men of large meafls-=-Hnen   who  have the financial ability to carry out-  whatever   they   may   undertake���than  aver before in its history.     Not only  ..his,   but  tber<e'is every probability of  tfibis state of affairs being the beginning j  <of a revival of unusual interest in   th<_ I   T0,'.��,��.^��.?5^5.,!fi5*!!^e��?ve,.��rer:!r?  metalliferous mines of this section.  The editor who was told that his  last article was as clear as mud, replied:  "Wei!, that covers the ground, anyhow."  ��� ���"������.  An editor who gave  up   trying   to  please  everybody says:     "Even   if I  sound the praise of my own Maker the  devil would be offended."  #  A country editor thinks that Richelieu, who   declared   that  the  pen   is  mightier than the sword, ought to have  spoken a good word for the scissors.  The Boston Post   man  indignantly  exclaims:     "The assertion that we attended a ball game   Sunday   is   false.  We've got the fish to prove it."  *  A man sued an Ohio editor for  $ic,ooo damages, and was awarded  one cent. It beats all how accurately  a jury will occasionally size up an editor's pile.  *  .An editor says: "We don't mind recording the deaths of people without  being paid for our trouble, but panegyrics on the dead must be paid for.  We positively cannot send people to  Paradise for nothing."  #  An editor in northern  Illinois,   who  started about twenty years ago with 15  cents, is now worth $100,000. His  accumulation of wealth is owing to  his frugality, strict attention to business, and the fact that an uncle died  and left him $99,998.  PROVINCIAL.  Bush fires are raging along the coast  of B.C.  The Dominion hotel at Poplar, owned by W. Schmuck, was destroyed by  fire last week, with a loss of $9,000.  The Golden race meet will be pulled,  off on September 18 and 19 Some of  the, best horses in, Manitoba and the  Territories will be in attendance.'  Warning to Water Patrons.  ' Notwithstanding the fact that there  has been a better distribution of rain  since the first of May than there was  last year, the ground is dryer than at  this date last year. Springs which  were affording an inch of water a year  ago, are now supplying less than half  an inch. In fact the springs on Ironsides .slope, which -were supplying all  the water used for domestic purposes a  month ago, are almost dried up, and  the entire system is now supplied by  pumping from Mi rshall lake. Without  a good season of rainfall before winter  sets in Phoenix will experience another water famine this winter equal  to, if not more severe, than last year.  Patrons of the water system who are  using water' for lawn and sidewalk  sprinkling have been notified that  water cannot be furnished for these  purposes after Aug. 15th, and but one  hour per day till the 15th. All persons  violating the notice will be deprived ol  water altogether. All other patrons  are requested to see that there are no  leaks about their faucets or premises  and to keep the water turned off at all  times when not in actual nejd of drawing water.      ���  All patrons are equally interested in  seeing that the water supply is at least  adequate for domestic use, and by  proper care on the part of each one,  this can be insured. The extremely  dry condition of the ground last fall  and winter, and, the unusually light  snowfall during the winter are the reasons for the threatened water famine.  We may yet get relief, by good rains,  before the winter sets in.  Phoeuix Electric  .Lighting Co., Ltd.  Tbe B. C. Parliament.  Since the turning of the Alberni  constituency to the government, the  make-up of. the provincial legislative  assembly is as follows :  Conservatives,,,    23  Liberals .. .    16  Socialists      2  Labor Member      r  42  The government consequently has a  majority of four oyer all parties which  IDA)' be combined against it, a state of  affairs feble to make it a good deal  more independent (Jjan heretofore.  B. C MINING  Se\eral Slocan mines which- have  been idle foryeags are resuming operations.  Rossland's ore shipments last week  were 6,750 tone, or 201,953 tons for  the year to date.  The annual meeting of the Provincial Mining Association has been postponed to some date in the autumn.  The Camborne Mining Co., of Calu  met, Midi., is a new company formed  with $1,009,000 capital to operate and  develop the Goldfinch property at  Camborne. It is proposed to add another ten stamps to the mill.  The Slocan Star mine is producing  zinc ore at, the rate of 630 tons per  month. It averages 35 per cent, zinc,  45 ounces silver and 3 per cent. lead.  It goes to the United States Zinc Company at Pueblo. In lead the average  is about 250 tons per month.  The Hall Mining and Smelting Co.  is on the look ourfor a deposit of gypsum, and would be glad to to: investigate any.- property of the kind with a  view to purchase. Gypsum is a hydrous ; sulphate of lime, generally  occurring iii foliations that are transparent or nearly so. It resembles cal-  cite in appearance, but may be distinguished, from it easily as it is less  heavy, 2.3 against 2.7, less hard,  1 1-2-2 against 31" and does not effervesce with acid. :  Kootenay  frneering  NELSON, B. C.  Pounders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  Manufacturers for the quAwroiio Do.umc Kopk Akbi.ii. Tuamwav Svstkm, Limitko.  it-  ���.      ...1 m;ii Mnpliinerv Ore Cars, Buckets, Tanks, etc.   Iron and Brass Castings.    A lur^e and complete stock  Mini i_ anil Mill."tV.'/if.^L' e#Vf  ��lw__vii mi li'uutl.   F'ullevs, Flanks, 'elii., ma'lo to order on  Bhort  notice.   .All  brKo^ ll7 ��$*wo^ru.ne.Ul.rou,.. without delay.'  Kathnate- for all classes of work furni.l.ed upon apph-  Sn.^Special[attention given to mall ordeis.    Sera,, lion bought by the carload. .  office and works, B. C. TRAVIS, Manager, * ��� ��-S0ft. c.  Foot of Park Street. ^^_  ,  j Farmer*, Mechanics, Sportsman!  To Ileal and aoften the alcin and remove   oil and rust staiua, paint and and earth, etc., me  'tbe   "Master   Mechanic's"  Tar Soap.    Albert  To^^OBPCo. Mb*.  . Foar _l the Largest. Fair*.  Three of the. largest fairs in the Pacific Northwest close the week before  the Spokane Interstate Fair opens.  This means there will be all manner of  good attractions at the , Spokane Fair  this year... ,,It. opens October 9���-the  week following the "Montana State Fair  at' Helena,' the Washington State Fair  at North Yakima, and the big Provincial Fair at New "Westminster, B. C.  The appropnotioris for this latter  amount to $75,000 this year  The Lewis and Clark exposition will  also be drawing to a close at this time  and many attractions will go from  there to Spbkaner  This means the racing programme  should, be.filled,with many en'.ries and  that the tried and best horses will be  on the Spokane track,, where final  scores for the season will be settled;  These other, fairs,; including theiPortr  land fair, will be a 'help to Spokane,  rather than otherwise The midway  at Spokane should be crowded with  more attractions and. better and more  novel sights than ev.er before.  - Ferale Le.je S��l��\  R. T. Lowry, proprietor of the Fernie Ledge, has sold! The Ledge, its  plant and good -will to D. V. Mott of  Fernie, who" will organize a company  to carry on trie business upon a much  larger scale. Editc-r Lowery will retain stock in the new company, and in  the future will give his attention to the  publishing of Lowery's Claim at Nelson. ,  Eastern ExcuralMs via* Qreat N.rtbera R'y.  The Great Northern railway is onerr  ing round trip tickets from Phoenix to  the following points, good for ninety  days at the following'rates : St. Paul  and return, $55.10; Chicago and rer  turn, .$66.60; .Omaha and return.  $58.25; Kansas :-CHy,-'''.Mo.,- $60.85.  Selling dates, August 24th and 25th,  and Sept. 16th and'17th. H.-A. Jackson, G.P.A., Spokane, Wash.; M, M,  Stephens, agent, Phoenix,;B.C,  Po.ular an. Picture* .tie.  The only thing necessary to make  the Denver and Rio Grande the most  popular, as it has ever been known the  most pleasant and most picturesque  way to cross the Continent, has come  about.- This is the establishment of  through sleeping car service.  Jn connection with the O.R.& N. a  through PrrMfrr-W Standard Sleeper is  now run from Portland if) Denver,  leaving Portland at/8,1^ p.m., arriving  at Salt Lake at 8,40 a.m. the jsecond  morning, leaving Salt Lake at 3.50 p.  m. and arriving at Denver, 4.39 p m.  the , following , day. .Tlrjs schedule  gives passengers sc,y;n hours stop over  in Salt Lake,, affording an opportunity  to visit the Mormon capital as well as  a daylight ride .through, thc grandest  scenery in the world.  For reservations in this car and for  illustrated booklets picturing the scenery contiguous to the Denver & Rio  Grande, proving it to be the ''Scenic  line .of the World," write to W.C. McBride, General 4scnt>J *4 Third street,  Portland.  Aa Alias for $1.00.  The Great Northern Railway has  issued an Atlas of 56 pages containing  up-to-date maps of Iowa, Wisconsin,  Minnesota, North and South Dakota,.  Montana,: Idaho, Washington, British  Columbia,, Oregon, Kansas, Missouri,  NeDraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Alaska,  Hawaii, .-Japan,. Philippine Islands,  China, the-United Slates and of the  World.  In addition to this the Atlas contains valuable statistical information  relative to the states named above, is  printed on the very best quality of!  paper, shows the lines of the Great  Northern Railway, and is in every way  a commendable work.  This Atlas will be distributed at the  actual cost of production and will be  sent to any address upon receipt of  $r.oo. Address, F. I. Whitney, Passenger Traffic Manager, Great Northern Railway, St. Paul, Minn.  Tbe Illinois Central  Maintains unexcelled service from  the west to the east and south, making  close connections with trains of all  transcontinental lines. Passengers are  given their, choice of routes to Chicago, Louisville, Memphis a.;d New Orleans, and through these points to the  far east.  Prospective travellers desiring information as to the lowest rates and best  routes are invited to correspond with  the following lepresentatives: B. H.  Trumbull, Commercial Agent, 142  Third St., Portland Ore.; J. C. Lind-  sley, Trav. Passenger Agent, 142  ���Third St., Portland, Or:.; Paul B.  Thompson, Passenger Agent, Coleman  Building, Seattle, Wash.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSUUANCK AGKNT,  VlKK, U.E, ACC.DKNT,  OoiiiiniKHloiH'r I'nr litklni: Ai'iltln .it_.  1'HOKKIX, li.  GEOKGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balruorul ,.  Cor. Fimt Be KuobHill Ave.   1 HOENlx, Ii. (__  CP.R. Rates to Portland Fair.  The CP.R. have placed on sale at  Nelson, Rossland, and all stations on  Boundary sectbn return tickets to  Portland at $23.75, good for 30 days.  Corresponding rates are made from all  Kootenay points. Tickets are good  via either Columbia river or Slocan  routes.: Also good via Vancouver and  the- superb new steamship, Princess  Victoria, to Seattle.. For beith reservations and further particulars apply to  local agent or write to j. S. Carter, D.  P.A., Nelson  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  PvArvthilKT  IVpW CaKriaGKS    AND  .OTHliRV RIGS  CYyljllll.ag  IICW   horses AND SADDLES, SEVERAL  in   niiniasaiaii/i 1 "'HUNDRi,-D CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  P.Burns & Co.  PHOENIX <i  MARKET. !|  "     ' I*  *1KA1> OKKICE KOK H0UNI1AKV CKKKK, OKEKNWOOl),  B. C. jl  HEAIIQUAKIKKS, NELSON,!!.  C  ....lobule and Retail Heat Hereto.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salnio, Rossland, Trail, Ca��:adc,  Grand. Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and 1'hoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All  orders receive prompt attention.  0^a.��,asa\at__B^avB^��^__^^  Made horn the BEST MALT and PUREST  SPRING WATER, it 'is unexcelled for quality. Ask for PHOENIX BEER and insist  on having it  \    PHOENIX BREWERY,  1  I  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standard Avk. and Banner St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  -���-���   III    ,-��:_Hl:  Canadian Pacific Railway Summer Excursion  Rates East.  The Canadian Pacific Railway announce low return rates to eastern  points account following conventions :  Imperial Council Mystic Shrine,  Niagara Falls, N.Y., $76.25; International Sunday School Convention, Toronto, $76.65; International Turnerfest,  Indianopolis, Irid., $67.65; National  Educational Association, Asbury Park,  N.J., $85.35; Christian Endeavor Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, $81.25;  American Institute of Instruction, Portland, Me.. $92.70; Annual Meeting B.  P.O.E., Buffalo, N.Y., $76.25. All  tickets good for 60 days. For dates of j  sale, particulars of routes, and berth;  reservations, apply to local agents, or  write, T. S. Carter, D.P.A.. Nelson  B.C. '���'  Hoipila   Donations  L'.et of Donations'receivf.il   sir ice; Jan ;'  to the Phoenix  (leneral   Ilos-  lat, 1905,  pital:  Canhjio   Cash $15: .......  Cash $5.: i  Hook Cane..   Bed l.lnen. 4 >loi..  Cash $50 ..���..���  Ca��h Jio   Caah S-S   Spring Cot   Maple eyrup ....   R. Hoirell   ���. ..J. li. Macaulay    A. l'.Berrv   A K   II. Clark   Hospital I_*<liTH- Aid   :.-.-.IS T. Bank   '.'. Jus   McCreatll   Chiiad'au Rand Oritl Co.   _.A. U. Hood   A Vricnd  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING;  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you!ve,always been in  search of-���and do it right...  riiiNfeER Pub. Co./.,-   Piioknix^B^C  Distinct Innovation.  A distinct innovation : will be inaugurated this season by the Northern  Steamship Company, wh'ch operates  the magnificent steamships the "Northwest" and "Northland" on the Great  Lakes and which sail between Duluth,  Chicago and Buffalo.       .  Heretofore the service on these  boats lias entirely been European plan  'ut this year it has been arranged to  place irt effe?t an American plan service on both the "Northwest" and  "Northland." I he first sailing of the  "Northwest" from Duluth will be June  27th and the "Northland" from Chicago June 24th.  Latest Alining   Slock  Quotations  ASKHP  ,  VIII  America 11 Boy   ij_  1  Hen H-Jr   2\i  7  BlacV- 1'ail   i  .     2  11. C: Copptr   ......��7 50  Jo <o  Canadian (Jold Fields   *M  3  Cariboo. Camp McK (cx-div.)-   1J-4  Center Star   a8J4  -.7  Orivr'�� N<-.��t Paaa Coal   ......'.  Oeuoro Mines..   Kairvieir'-'.'.. ................"....-...  3  J  Wisher Maiden   3  - 2  (Jlant ...  2  I  Granby Consolidated   .... 17 00  ��S_c  International Coal   .....    .     3i  11  Jumb���.'��.....��� :.   5'  5o  Morning Olory* ;  .  ....             1  Mountain Lion- :'.  A  2  Montreal & Bos-lon   North Star, (K. K.)   ���2  1  Payne   *��  3  i_uilp~   5  A  Rambler-Cariboo      iO  IB  San Foil   ����  'X  Sullivan   9  '   7  St Kunene ...;...  ...���        41  40  Tom Tliutui             -1  ���   I  War Uegle Consolidated   :....'.     13  12  Waterloo (Aan   1'aid)    -������. iH  1  White Bear     ..:.-      3K  3  .     ..    . ^    ,  ..  J.UA10LM  CITY SCAf ENGliR  Leave Orders at City  I   Clerk's Office.  &*tj*ajr9.  PHOENIX, B 6.  NOTICE.  A pencil mark here ___JT"  in 11 reminder tliat votir _uh-,.  Ecri|)tion to this piip'-r ia  now pant due, anil 1 tie publisher will appreciate yojir  prompt intention.  In Hie matter of the   "r.and KegUtry Act," aud  in the matter i.fthe title to I.ut i��.  Block   17.  M;ip6o, Old Irouaideo Addition to the City of  riioeuix.iu the I'rovlnce of HrltUli Columbia.  WHKRKAS the certificate oft tie of John iler-  ander Murray, beiu_ certificate of title numbered  4478a to theaboie hercditaineuta, liaalieeiilost or  dentroyed and apiilicatiou has been  made to me  for a duplicate thereof;      V;  NOTICK IS llKiKHYOl<-KN that a duplicate  certificate 01 title to the above hereditament* will  be i-4-ued at the expiration of one month f 10111  d-ite hereof unless iu the'.meautiii'ie 'valid objection to thecomrarv is made t.. melt* writing.  W. II. KDMONIiS,      -     .  DUlrict Ke_istrar of Titles.     I  Loud  Kcgistry   Office.   Kamloops, 11. C. April I  2d. IvOJ ���! ��� m  KingEdward Lodge.No.36  A. F. and A. M.  HeKiilarcoiniiiiiiilcHtiou 8 p. in >;������  ond Thuraday ofench inoiith '  HmerKent intetlii���a a��called;Maiioiile  Hall, Mcllale Itlock. ""  A.HIM.IKR,  Sceietarv.  ���'���I'.O. K.DKV  W..M.  I. O. O. F.  BNOWSHOU I.ODGli NO.4  Meets every Monday l{vctilu_   at   Hardy   n_n  Vi��itln_ bretheru cordially invited.  Thus. Johnson, N. <!.  Uko. R. Mkad, Kec.Sec'y.  A.S.Williamson, Per. 1'iu. Secy  ^��REGON  Shoi^t line  awd Union Pacifsc  Announce Rale lo Portland Fair  'From Spokane, $14.95 round trip;  good 30 days. Party often or more  on one ticket, $r 1.20, limit 10 days.  Tickets on sale May 29 to October 15.  In addition occasion ���! daylight coach  excursions will be run at less than one  fare for round trip. Full partial ars at  O,  R. &-.N_ OFMCE,  430   RIVERSIDE   AVE.,  " SPOKANK,   WASH  Remember  we've ihe Short  line  Tickets on sale at all S. V fc N. stations.  .. For further information hh lo rates, time  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GHO. J. MOHI.KK.Oeiii-ral Agent,  Uiveraide Ave.. Spokane. W��.li  Phoenix Shoe  Shop.  -., All   Work  Guaranlf"i.  Imported Goods.  KINK BOOl'S AND SIIOKS "  MADE  TO  OKUEK.  PkACTICAI.     .MINK<s'   ,1   NO   I'M-s  HKCrOKs'SHOKS    A   _|>KCIAI.'IN.  '"    Sliiip  nil     11.1111I li.in   A villi  ���.  Average I'riccs ol Coppi-r.  ���New York���  1 IcLtrolytlc.               I.11  -C.  Monlli.  10 '4     10115        l'.)04  1!��1'5  Jaiiuarv  Ai 41(1 15 do    i������>.._v;  15 12.-!  Keliruui.  .12 Od 1 15.010 1_ '_45  I5.i:;.i  March  .li20ri  15 2(W 12 250  15 045  April...  .12 022 14 018 13.121)  1? 0-0  Mav   . 12.75S 14 G27 13 000  HS.'O  June   .12.200 14.U7;; 12.:.��.��)  14.812  Julv.......  .12 270.....    12 500  August   .12.342 .....    12 4(18  September  .12.404  .....    12.020  October ..  .12 004 .    13117  November  .14.283     14.455  December .  .14.(U)0 .....    14.850  Year  .12,820 .....    12.006     WANTED. ���MEII AND-Willll-X WITH  common-school cducuiiou. Ilud _rc Hid i  working lor small wa_es. to qualify u_ snlai' I  ad writers or show-enrd writers ihrumrh > r  instruction by mail. Prices low; term-, ni.-ij:'"'  books to buy. Send forcirculur. siaiim.' "1" -  jroo saw this od nnd which position ymi ��-i 1 c  IyTEBNATIONAL    COKRliCPOXDL.VClC     hvllOuLi.  Scranton, Pa.  HOENLX PIONE  And Boundarv Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion  wssuisiimis  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoeuix���not one or five  miles distant, but in front of, behind and beueath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we Relieve the Pioneer can give you the  h?st, jatest auc| niost rejialjle news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary.  lin.JU.l-J XI. .4.,  The   Pioneer   is  worth  #10   per  year���but  it costs only  #3,   if the  coin comes with the order.    Make all orders  payable to the  Pioneer Publishing Cov  W. B.WILLCOX, Manager. * _��� Phoenix, British Columbia  "M- M," ���_"������*/_i   1   r "V   ��_   ���,��**l  ���%���  '.*��� B.        '_  1 ��� 'j-"viijj-.jii ���  ��� ��� j ���������"IT    " ���1���T���'J*^ ���.^��- ����� --   y  -1 f     (  ���L _,'_�� /<>(2k��-4all^9rWlW^^��������^_.1_ lie  4  is in a class by itself.  Flour that gives half nourishment and  double work to digetft is not good flour.  Cheap and inferior flour gives the  digestive organs double work and  half pay���inferior flours contain indigestible waste���  ���this waste must first be overcome  by nature,���that means extra digestive work.  Indigestibles destroy the nutriment  of flour, therefore poor flour gives  more work and less nutriment to the  system.  0Royal Household Flour is in a class  by itself���it is the only really pure  flour���and it is pure, because it is  purified and sterilized by electricity.  ���it is the most easily digested and  most nourishing because it is absolutely pure.  The moment a woman puts her  hands into "Royal Household" she  knows it is a finer flour than she ever  used before.  !��������������S����_X��<_t_X_X_*^^  1 EASTERN   TOWNSHIPS   BANK.  Summarized    General   Statement.  QU.CR   ASSETS.  ) Cntil and Silver Coin and Doiiilii'on Government Bills in Bank Vaults   > Utposit ivitli Dominion Gov't lor seturi-y of general Bank note ciiculation    i Amount due fioui other Untie in Cauuda. iSreat Britain and the United states including hill- nnd cheques, all payable on demand ���   1 Domini- u  T* ov-'iicinl and other marketable Hotuls, Debentures and Stocks held  for investment and reserve..........      5S3 839 62.  I Call 'onus, repayable on demand aud specially secured by Bonds and Stocks      '301.079 U  Qu   CK  ASSETS  HEt-D  FOR   IMMCD'ATC   OEMAND ��.... ti  I \.t aus ami Discounts :  13  > overdue loan* ami dclils ('-ovi p-ovi.led for).' _  .  * ll-.uk premises and furniture, reduced from coht to meet present value   ) other real est te and i^cts   �� 9J9 594 1 a  1 co.ooo 00  1,278,702 49  .101,215 44  3-1 741. 66  7J.��S 04  4.1^,148 90  79.33' 44  J Tutal  Asset- < '<>.0}4,76_ 3S  ( '-. . LIABILITIES.  I IV the Public t 11.770,693 80  , H.i'arce, su* plui over liabilities to  the  public,   represented in   Capital,   Reserve  ) ami '.nuHed profit 54,264,07258  ! J.   MACKINNON,  I 1V.I1   May.   1905- GENIRAL MANAGER  ��_��_X_<_t��_X3X_X_X_^^  gi^filOtoNDt  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  _urou_li Suit Lake City, Ulenwood Springs, Leadville, Puei lo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Daylight Rifle Through Nature's Art Gallery  Pasaiifg Ca-tle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pakb,  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.  3 Post Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SKILK   NO  I'UKTIIKR,  KOR  BETTER CAN^T  ''^J^^;  Fur Detailed Infuiiiiiitiun, iuldre��s  W. O.MclJ'trDlS, (;,,..-mlA'���.i:.t.  UU Ti.ir I Street. POlirUVSD. ORKUO.N .  u  Do Vou  $ Want A Copy?  w  m*.  a  w  M  M  There ivre a few copies left of the Midwinter-Number ol  the Pioneer. They were held for a special order, but were  never claimed, and will be disposed of to the first comers.  The issue contains 32 large pages and cover with nearly  .00 illustrations, thoroughly describing the large mines and  smellers of the Boundary.  Just the thing to send to friends far away, telling them of  the Boundary and of Phoenix.  The Pioneer spent a thousand dollars in publishing this  number, but you can get them, while they last, at 25 cents  each.  APDKErSS,  m   The Phoenix  ?*>  PIONEER BLOCK,  'PHONE NO. 14.  PHOENIX, B. C.  fwfiiir��� ftTn������_j  M  I  Cliurcbs Services  V.       Tomorrow.  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. even  service 7:30 p. in. ' Monday tvenint  at _ p. 111. Senior Christian Endeavor  Tuesday evening at 7:20 Junioi  League. A cordial invitation" to all  these servises. Rev. C. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. in. and  7:30 |>. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W.  MacColl, B. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, ,7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  ��*�����������-������'-*f-9r4r^ ���~7--���^^r*  I  THE OBSERVATORY  TUINGS  T-kLKKD ortAT  IIOMK 11.11 liUSWHHlt  Foresters'- Meelln_.  For the above occasion at Buffalo,  N.Y., Aug. 22nd to 26th, 1905, 'he  Great Northern railway is offering  round trip tickets at the following  rates Irom Phoenix, B.C.: $82.50,  children between the ages of five and  twelve, half fare  Selling dates, August 14th and 15th,  going transit limit 10 days; final return  limit ninety days.  Stop overs will be allowed in both  directions west of.Chicago. PL A.  Jackson, G.P.A., Spokane, Wash.; M.  ;M. Stephens, agent, Phoenix.  Wedding invitations and announcements promptly executed in the latest  styles in the Pioneer Job Department  ALL.____- THINGS  must win upon their  merits. The International  ������? Dictionary has won a"  i greater distinction upon  j its merits ano" is in more  general use than any other  work of its kind in the  English language.  A. II. Suyce, I.L.I)., D.D., of Oxford  University, England, has recently said  of it: It is indeed a marvelous work; it is  difficult, to conceive of a dictionary more  exhaustive and complete. Everything- is  in it ��� not only what we might expect to  find in such a work, but also what few of  us would ever have thought of looking  for.  A supplement to the new edition has  brought it fully up to date. I havo been  looking through the latter with a feeling  of astonishment at its completeness, and  the amount of tabor:that has been put  into it.  FREE-" A Test In Pronunciation."  structive  and entertaining  for the whoie family.   A!so  illuHtrutcd pamphlet.  G.&C MERRIAM CO..  i PUBLISHERS,  1      SPRINGFIELD, MASS.  -aWBo_________________________|  in-  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  KohikV.I 18S>2-Itin rponiti-d 18!13.  NEW \\ KVl'^lNSTKR. B.C.  A business man cannot daub his  name on the fence or rock without getting some good out of it; neither~can  he run a stereotyped ad in a paper foi  a solid year without some returns.  Even if he does not think he sees any  benefit, it comeSf nevertheless. What  then must be .the result of a real livt-  advertisement ? ./If a business man  will simply giveito,his advertising the  same thought and care, and .the saim  application of.business experience thai  he gives to buying his stock/the selec  tion and training of his clerks and the  miscellaneous, derails of'his business,  there is nothing more sure under the  sun than that he will then no longei  complain of rates, or "that there i;-  nothing in it,"'but'will beanenthuMas-  tic and thoroughly convinced advocate  of the efficacy 01 printers' ink.  The Trail Creek News says : "A  young man in town has an open account with a local store for over tw_  years. The first item on it was, a box  of chocolates, and (he last was a nursing bottle. 1'his ought to* be a lesson  to young men not to ,-let account.-,  stand over too long."  ��M  The fruit raising industry is assuming proportions in the Lardeau, fur wc  find the Lardeau Mining Review  speaking of the big Silver Cup mine as  a "peach." The Kettle Valley and  Okanagan districts will have to look  out for their laurels.  .  SM  The Revelstoke Mail has issued ��  special Railway Edition, containing  about 70 half tone engravings and a  brief history of the CP.R. and the  men about Revelstoke connected with  that line. The issue is interesting and  creditable, and gives the great railway  a setting which it surely deserves. If  the Revelstoke district, however, had  three separate railway concerns building lines���aside from the C.P.R.,  which may also do something in this  way shortly here���as has the Boundary  at present, the. Mail would have a. better opportunity to give variety in a  special number devoted to railway  interests.  And when his competitors saw it they  marvelled among themselves .saying  "Verily, ��� verily, 1 say unto you, in this  fast age of push and bustle it is easiei  for a camel to enter the needle than  for a man to flourish without adver  tising." ���:.-'.-  The Editur'. Table.  There's a little box of pills,  There's a heap of lengthy bills,  .There's a cauitic leiter from a country  reader.  There's a ticket for a stall,  There's another for a ball,  There's   a   circular'  about   a  patent  feeder.  There's a lot of cigarettes,  There's letters of regrets,  Theie's a proof of highly-colored litl.o-  . graphing,  There's a solitary ace,  There's a photo of her face,  There are aitides to start   the  angles  laughing.  There's a pretty chiming clock,  .   '1 here's some western mining stock,  There are stacks of verse in every sort  of metre.  There's a cotton office hat,  There's a badly ragged mat,  There's a pipe bowl than  which nothing could be sweeter.  There's a ticket for the zoo,  There's a map of Timbuctoo,  There's a. guide   to   Palestine undone  to Russia.  There's the latest opera score,  There's a lump of iron ore,  There's a   relic of  a   Rugby   football  ruslier.  There are pots of ink and glue,  There are letters old and new,  There are piles of old exehangt s and a  paper,  There's a narrow pair of shears,  There's a glass of that which cheers,  There's a.double backed  mid pointed  paper scraper.  There's a partly smoked cigar,  There's an ornamental jar,  There's the circulation swearer's weekly fable;  Oh, the sight will tickle you  If y ju ever catch a view  Of the   editor   while   writing   at   his  table.���-Ex.  Spokane Falls  No*ihe*nRy!  The only nil rail route lietween points  east, went ami cuiilh lo Rowland. Nelson, Grami Korks and Republic.  Buffet curs run between Spokaiie;ttnJ  Nelson.  KFFKCTIVB MARCH 5   1005      //  Leave. .irriv^  10:00 a.m Phoeuix... 5.30 p. m.  9145 a. ui Spokaue.............._..o:jo p. m.  4.1.05a. m Kossland 4 __ -p.ni.  9:10 a. m........:.......Sl<   nn.. .......r.....:6:_5 p. m.  II:ooa. 111 Grnuil Vorlcs..............3:500.m.  7:00 a. 111.... .Republic...... ,...__o.p. m  Save  Time all the time  Provides 11 Chririiiin home for bIikI-  .miIh of '.Kjth sexes'nt moderate rilled.  ] 1_l_ a preparatory e.lass for jinior slml-  >iii-h, (foinii (rraile .public stthool work.  IHh-s hiiih Kt'hool wiirk, rotifers all'lii|_li  school privileueg.anfi prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diploma". Gives a liberal education m  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In Uni-  versitv work, can take students through  the complete ArtB Course, and tbe degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college ia in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. \V J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal lor Rev. .1. P. Howell. Bursar.  23.75  Portland  AND  Return  30 Day Limit  Choice of Routes  All Rail via Sumas  or  S. S. Princess Victoria  Vancouver to Seattle  Via Victoria.  Corresponding rates from all Koote  nay points.  Through Sleeper  ARROWHKAU TO VANLOUER  Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.  For rates, folders, and tickets  apply-  to local agents or to  A. W. Hai.kv, E.J.Covi.e,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Carter, O. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  With its magnificent new Hoe press  the Vancouver World is improved not  a little, and can now supply its cus  tomers at the rate of 20,000 papers  per hour. Under its new management,  the World is getting to be one of the  best, if not the very best, daily printed  on the coast.  MS  Ordinarily there would not seem to  be much connection between copper  and ocean record breakers, but perhaps there is more than appears at  first. The dis[>atches from Bridgeport,  Conn., state that Charles F. Herresh-  ofl, thc famous boat designer, has just  put a boat in the water that will travei  more than 35 miles an hour, which is  claimed to break all records for this  sort of thing. The vessel is a motor  boat, only 32 feet long, 75 horse  power, five feet beam, arid constructed  of aluminum and steel. Mr. Herresh-  off is a brother of J. B. Francis Her-  reshoff, who is metallugist for the  Nicholls Chemical Co. of New York,  is a shareholder in the Granby Co. and  one of the New York bunch that have  large holdings in this company.  fSS  It seems a difficult thing in Phoenix  to do much excavating for buildings,  etc., without getting out ore. This  was shown in the street grading on  Knob Hill avenue last year, and now  it is being proved once more in the  lock excavating being done for the  foundations of the new Miners' Union  opera house and hall, almost opposite  the Pioneer office. When the men  began work there, they hardly thought  they were also to do some mining, but  such appears to be the case. As the  expert typographical force of the  Pioneer is called upon to dodge blasts  of chalcapyrite about a dozen times  per day, in the course of operations at  the opera house site, the miners may  succeed in puncturing some of the  heavy editorials appearing in this publication before they get done.  ���M  Over in Hediey, they wanted a certain road built, and wanted it badly.  So, in accordance with the good old  custom a petition was circulated, and  of course it received the signatures, pf  everyone, th,e. p_d,, \\\e young and the  middle aged, as petitions always do,  At last accounts the petition was eight  feet long. If it will keep on growing,  it should have quite a length, if not  strength, by the time it reaches the  powers that be.  Ml  To Exaalae Zlic Reiourcci,  ���s  #  The Dominion government has acceded to the representations which  have been made to it, from British  Columbia, and wjll send an expert to  examine into the zinc resources of the  province. These representations have  been made principally by the Provincial Mining Association and the Associated Boards of Trades, to which  institutions the - zinc miners will owe  the great,,impetus which it is expected  will be given their operations by the  increased knowledge and wider advertisement which will result from the expert's examination.  It is reported that W. R. Ingalls,  the famous zinc expert of New York,  has been retained by the government  for the purpose and that he will be  assisted by Dr. Haanel of the Dominion Department of Mines. The main  object will be to report on the known  deposits of zinc in the province, to  conduct experiments as to the best and  most economical method of reducing  the ores, and to advise as to the proper  markets for disposal of the product.  CLEMENTINA GONZALES,    ,  OF CENTRAL AMERICA,  RESTORED TO HEALTH.  PE-RU-NA THE REMEDY.  Hiss Clemen tin* Gonzales, Hotel Pro-  rlnci��, Guatemala, O. A., in a recent  letter from a*7 Olereland Aye., Chicago,  111., writes:  "/ took Peruna /or a worn-out condition. I was ao run down that I could  not sleep mi night, bad no appetite mod  felt tired In tbe morning.  "I tried many tonics, but Peruaa  was tbe only thing which helped me m  tbe least. After T bad taken but a batt  bottle I felt much better. I continued  Its use for three weeks and I was completely restored to health, and was  able to take up my studies which I bad  been forced to drop. There Is nothing  better than Peruna to build up the  tystem."'���Clementina Qonsales.  Address The Peruna Medicine Co.,  of Columbus, Ohio, for luatzucttTe tree  literature on catarrh. ;    J ��� ��� ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  _____ The most perfecty appointed He* th  ��� lid Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem of Baths���iuclu<lin_ Turkish au.1  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of Us waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, I,iver aud Stomach  ailments.  For Hlimiuatiut. all MetallLPoisaus from the.  8ystem  The grandeur ot the scenery is uuri.alled  Mountains, suoiv peaks, forests, lalccs^waterfalls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursif ns  teuni*. It. winter climate is nnsurpa.sed for  mildness. HARRY SlcINTOSH,  Pioprietor.  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Tickets   to Porrlartd Fair   arid return  $22.50 good lor  30   days.  Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Buffet  Library Curs, Mo<lern ilay Couches, .Dining Cum, Meals u La Carte. - .-  ; Best Meals on Wheels,  2 Fast Trains  Daily 2  ���** EAST AND WHS r. ���**  For rates mid folilers and (till information repaid in it trips call on  or -address  any a^ent of the S. F. ife N. Railway or  H. A. J.u'kbon, H. Hkandt,  G.F. & l'.A., C. P. <KT. A.,  Spokane.        701 W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane, Wn.  M. M. Stephens, Agent.  Phoenix, B.-.C..  MINERAL  ACT.  bcrtliicatc of Improvement..  NOTICE.  "Little Chief", Mineral. Claim, situate   in   the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Skylark camp.  NOTICE IS HEKEBY GIVEN that I, John P.  McLcod. as ageut for William If. Hanna, Free  Miners' Certificate No, B91577, iuteud, sixty days  Irom'the date hereof to apply the Mining Recorder lor a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a CroTrn Grant of the above  claim.  And furthei take notice that action, under section 37, mult be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Datet. this jth day of June, A.D. 1905.  I. P. McLEOD.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which (jives Perfect Work in tl eshortest  lime with the greatest ease cf   partition.  Write for Catalcgi ���  PIONEER PUB. CO.. Agents. Phoen.x, B. C.  Don't overlook the fact that the  Phoenix Pioneer makes a specialty of  fine job work���the kind that you,  mayhap, have been looking for.  MINERAL ACT.  Chtivicatb or Iupiovbuikii.  NOTICK.  Summit, Mayflower, Hopewell, Balsam Fractional, Cabot rractlooal and Uayfiowar Fractional Mineral claime, situate lo th* Grocn-  wood kilning Division of Yal* District.  Wbtrt located���In Summit camp.  Taka Notice that I, Isaac H. Hallstt, as agant  for Dougald Mslnnls, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B74591; George W. Kumberger, Free  Miner's Certificate No. BsuftU; and Thornse  Roderick, Hree Miner's Certificate No. B404UI,  Inland, sixty days trom the date hereof to ap-  r>ly to the Mining  Recorder for certificates Pi  mprovements, for the purpote   of obtaining  ' rown U.ants for the above claim's.  Aud further take notice   that   action, undef  section 37, must be commenced before the  isau.  auce of such Cei tificates of Improvements.  Dsted tbuWDth day of September, A. D. 1904.  -*- I. II. HALLitTT.  I G^cnwood Stage Line \\  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.00 a. in.  ..30 p. m,  I  ���J  Standard Time  t  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  I. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate _f Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Stirliugltam Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  Di.trict.  Where located:  Iu "Lottie K." camp, on Copper Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Ilsllett, as  agent for William Forney, Hrce Miners Certificate  No. BS043*,GcorKC W. Kumberger, Krec Miner's  Certificate No. B8o533, James .Marshall. Free  Miner's Certificate No. I'Ucsjl. Almnder  Strachau. Free Miner's Certificate No. stf.i, and  iauies B Macaulay, Vrre Miuer's Certificate No.  180509, iuteud, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Miuitlg Recorded for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining a  Crown Grant ou the above claim.  And further take notice that actios, under section _7, must be cr-mmeucrd before the issuanoe  of such Certificate of Inipravements  Dated ihla I9U1 day of August, A-U- 1*?4-  7-1S I,  H. HA_I,HTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certlftette of .mprov��minU.  NOTICE.  *�� Gait Coal  �� ��   delivered to any part of  the city.  Hay? Gffain?  Oats, Whkat, Fekd.etc.  Large stock.  ^        Good Dry Wood.        ����  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Knob Hill Ave.,        ouAad��tion"        Phoenix, B. C.  And it came to pass that alter he  hud advertised his goods, there came  unto him great multitudes from all the  region around him and did buy of h,im,  Pilot iiiiiieralclaim, situate In thcUrecnwood  milling division of Yale district.  Where located���in Providence camp.  Take notice that I, Isaac il Hallett, as ageut  for Thomas Roderick, Free Miuei's Certificate  No. HB0401. aud James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B__tJ?, intend, sixty days from  the tlatc hereof, to apply to the Milling Kecorder  for a Certificate of Iinproveuieuts, for the purpose of obtsinlug a Crown Grant of the ahsvt  claim.  and further take notice tliM actiou, under  sectlin J7, must be commenced, Ucforc the Jssu-  sace of such Certificate of ivnpra��cnicnts.  -Dated th,!* i^tll dey of January, A. D. ioc_.  I. H. HAItUUT.  The new edition of the COPPER HANDBOOK lists and ilewrfbes 3,_II copper mines and copper mining companies, in all parti of the world, covering the  globe, these descriptions ran_in_ from two lines to 12 pages in length, according to  importance of the mines. The descriptions are not padded, hut give facta in the  most condensed and get-at-able form.  There are also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the Hintorv, Uses,  Terminology, Geography, tieology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  and Statistics of Copper, rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia of the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It ���* the World's Standard Reference Book on Copes'  Every Miner, Prospector, Investor, Banker, and Broker needs the _ook. Price  is $5 ,In Buckram binding with gilt top, or $7.50 in full library morrocco, and the  book in either binding, will be sent, fully prepaid,on approval, to any address in  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a week of r��.  eeiptand thecharge  cancelled.    Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 39 Post Office Black, Houghton  w  Il 1.  kit  Hi  foUv  * It  ! / m  #  ! m  ��m  \y m  ?' /Is  f n  t   IX  r i|  ���S  ��i  v.  4v��  .ii'ij-*.'  vmtwnmBsasm  Y(jM$mmm^: ���isa  *S(i -  II ������".  s _ _!���*,  - ��� trflr I  '  . f3M*  ���iH  '    * _>?*.  ��� J }*# i  ���IE1  5 if}.  eini  TI  1  M  1:  il  51*  aw  asti"  1  '"I  ���   ��1  tent  :**_  gui!  l!  831  [Ml  "5  ^   ^  "*     S  k7"  1  fl  &*������  "  1  p*��>  H  is  il  jsJSi  a.  P*  *'��l  Pi  11  K_ li  ?N  B     1  ** 3  fa  1J  ___>  .'-?!  ��-!>.  -T.I  |r  -fl  Sj.  JTUr  rM  F  ",��  Au ���  'fa!  ��l  >]  Hi'  >r i  \.g  a  Ks  S|  K-l  ;s|  Sf  7PHB PHOKOTX PIONBKB.  Dominion    Hotel |  Old Ironsides Ave, - ,     -- Phoenix, B, C.  -. This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted,'being well  adapted for mining  and  travelling  men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under "personal charge of  the proprietor,  Mrs. P. L. KcKelvy, Prop  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. *  Don't miss Boyle's Soap Sale.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all' re  pairs.  See sope sail at Boyle's  Soal Sale  ;    prices.  Dey, the Jeweler for Enamelled  Souvenirs.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  Unheard of prices on soap. See  Boyle the druggist.    "  August io to 14, Dr. Mathison,  dentist, Bank block.  - , Miss M. E. Webb is opening dressmaking parlors in the Bank block, up  .stairs.  ^ For prescriptions put up a; the doc  " tor orders, take them to  the Thomas  Drug Co.  ' The subject for the evening  service  at the Methodist church, will be, "The  Changed Life."  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  -compounded- from -freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co. ' * '���:''' '��� ���  '-*' -   ���"  Hediey is to have a Labor Day celebration,, for which about $1,000 has  been collected for prizes.  Burns & Jordan, the .well known  contractors, will build six miles of the  V.j V. & E. line out of Midway.  Just received, Enamelled Souvenir  Brooches, Hat Pins, Sash Pins, and  others.   G. E. Dey, the jeweler.  Rev. Albert Moore, of Toronto,  secretary of the Lord's Day- Alliance,  will be in Phoenix on August 25 th.  Phoenix Socialist League meets  Tuesdays, 7.30 p.m., Miners' Hall.  Readings from Socialist authors given.  Discussion invited.  Rev. Dr. J. H-White, superintendent of missions in British Columbia for  ' the Methodist-church, will be here on  ;Sunday,;Aug.'soth.1;     - .'    '',,'"  '- The "Queen mine, at Salmo, has  -been bonded by William Waldie to  ������Doyle Brothers, of Chicago, for $ioo,-  eooo, of which $20,000 was cash.  Rev. MacColl  preached   in   Green-  .wood  last  Sunday,  Rev.   McK.ee in  Midway and Rev. Cameron in Phoe-  - nix���all in Presbyterian pulpits.  James Marshall expects to "open his  new Brooklyn hotel about the middle  of September. This week the lathers  have taken possession of the building.  W. H. Fisher has taken a contract  for grading on the Midway & Vernon  railway, amounting '��� to some '8,000  yards, and already has some teams at  work.  An ice cream  social  will  be held  Tuesday evening, August 15th, at  the  ^Methodist church, at 8 o'clock.    Programme and refreshments.   Admission  ,���25 cents. \A\.r,Al     ".���-������<���  ...'The-Burns & Jordan railway outfit,  which has, been stored here sincelast  winter, was taken to Midway this week.  Patrick Welch received a carload "of  new wagons from the east, which, were  also sent to the same point.  Hunter-Kendrick Co. has let a.con--  tiact for alterations to the oid store  building on Old Ironsides avenue,  vhich will be Used for living purposes.  The building., will have-.about ten  rooms when ready for use. ���'",���   ^      w.  Next Monday is the set date for the  reopening of the public school, "lit  view of the warm weather, however,  application has been made for a postponement, and yesterday information  was received from the department of  education retarding the matter, and  postponing opening one week.  John G. Sullivan, who was assistant  engineer on  the CP.R. construction  into the.Boundary six years ago,   has  been  appointed assistant engineer for  the Panama canal, at a salary of $20,-  000.   John G- Stevens, the recently  appointed chief engineer for the  big  ditch at a salary of $60,000, was also  on hand here when  the  C.P.R,  was  built into this section.  Souvenir Jewelry at Dey's.  See "Boyle's window for soap prices-  Old   newspapers   for   sale   at  the  P oneer office.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel August 9 to 12.  See Boyle's Soap Sale, commencing  Saturday, Aug. 12th.  The,best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.'  If you wish your friends in the east  to know what is going on in the Boun  dary, just send them the Pioneer for a  year, and you will completely cover  the ground.  L. M. Rice, well known in the  Boundary as an engineer on the C. P.  R. construction into this section, has  arrived at Midway, and is chief engi  neer for the Midway & Vernon railway.  The hot wave this week proved to  be almost as warm, as that of two weeks  ago. Those who arrived in Phoenix  from other parts of the Boundary were  much relieved 'to find the climate so  much more equable than in other  places.  H. A. Wright opened the bar of the  Dominion house last Saturday, and is  doing a- nice-, business - Mrs. P. L.  McKelvy, the proprietor of the- house,  has completely refitted -it, and made  a number of improvements. The hotel  is now pretty well filled.  "Fabio Romani" was presented at  Miners' Union.hall Thursday evening,  being a translation-oi "The Vendetta"  by Marie Corelli.' -,-The twelve^people  announced to be.with-the show "turned  out to be eight.. They had a fair house  and presented'the play in an acceptable manner.  At the adjourned meeting of the  license commissioners, held last-Satur-  urday R.V. Chish&lm was granted a  transfer, from J. B. Macaulay for the  Hotel' Alexander; H. A. Wright was  granted a license for the ��� Dominion  house, and August Jackson a tranfer  from Frank Anderson for the Central  hotel.  G. L. Woodard returned from Rossland Sunday, where he secured the  contract from the. West. Kootenay  Power & Light Co. for his firm for the  installing of all the poles on the new  high tension power line from Grand  Forks to Greenwood. The firm now  has less than four miles of right of way  to clear on this portion of the line.  COMING AND GOING  i  i����*tsse����*����te��>e����ee��������eee��T��.M��>e��t��e��e��������t*��e  Arthur S. Williamson went down to  Spokane on Tuesday.  Fred Whitwell went over to Salmo  Thursday on a business trip.  J. E. W. Thompson spent two or  three days in Spokane this week.  Mrs. L. Y. Bimie and daughter  Doris aire spending a few days in Grand  Forks.   -,.......-..-..,-    .. A'  Mrs. H: L. Brazell and son William  are off on a trip taking in the Portland  fair. -"���  " ������'���-"���' ;...'!  T. L. Hershmer, of Grand Forks,  was registered at the Hotel Balmoral  Thursday, with Mrs. Hershmer.    Miss Howe, matron of the Phoenix  General. Hospital,; returned Monday  from a month'SfVacation, spent in Spokane and >Iels6n. ?>    ,1Y  W.'B. Townsend, right of way man  for the new high tension pole line,  spends considerable time here, and reports ttiat he has the right of way matters pretty well closed up.        , ,  Supt. Morgan, of the Jim Hill lino  north of Spokane, had not visited  Phoenix for a couple of months up to  this week. He was here twice ihi.��  week, however, making up for los  time,  James H, Kennedy, chief engineei  of the V., V. & E,j Patrick Welch, con  tractor, and Dr. W, O. Dutton, con  nected with the hospital branch of th<  service, were in the city Tuesday, on  their way to the front.  'August Pilger returned from the east  last-week Friday with his bride, formerly .Miss Helen Herrmann. ������ The  ceremony took place at Effingham,.  Illinois, on June 14th. Mr. Pilger is  a brother of Mr. Julius Mueller.'  F. W. Guernsey, engineer for the  new power line, spent a couple of days  in the city early this week, and is now  working between Grand Forks and Cascade. F. J. O'Reilly is attending to  survey matters here for the present.  Gardner Stevens, of Waterloo, Quebec, was a visitor in the city. Saturday,  accompanied by William Spier, manager of the E. T. Bank at Grand Forks.  Mr. Stevens is a'director of the bank  and also the official auditor of the  Granby Co.  A. W. Haley, the local C. P.R. agent,  returned -Sunday evening from his  vacation, which was spent in northern  Idaho tor the most part, his wife accompanying him. E. H. Tretheway,  who took his place as relieving agent,  went over to Trail on Wednesday's  train.  O. B.-'Smith, Jr., L." Y. Bimie, W.  S. Macy and Capt. George Smith  formed a party that went up the main  Kettle river Thursday on a fishing trip.  Part of them will return about Monday, while the others propose to build  a boat and come down the river as they  did last year.  P. F. Goodenrath, probably the best  informed.', newspaper correspondent in  British Columbia, has been spending a  few days in the city this week. . He is  working on a publication to be called  "Mother Earth's Treasure Vaults," to  be issued by the Victoria Colonist,  which will treat of the great resources  of Boundary, Osoyoos and the Similkameen, and will be out in a couple of  months. Mr. Goodenrath says he is  meeting with considerable success so  far.  Application   fur  Transfer  .License.  of   Relall Liquor  NOTICK is hereby uiven thatl intend  to nm.lv to the Hoard of License Com-  miesioners of. the Corporation, of the  Citv of Phoenix, B.C., at the next meeting-'thereof,, for a transfer, of:.the license  to Fell liquor at retail, now held by me  for the Brooklvn hotel, to Frank Anderson, of the Maple Leaf hotel, Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B.C. ���__.-"���  .Phoenix, B. 0.,'July 15th, l!>0o.  (Siuned)  ..K.--P;- Shea.  mm Hotel  Corner Howard and Main Sts. ,  SPOKANE.  Phoenix People  and British  Columbians  generally will find n'home in Spokane a��  the Grand Hotel. Recently remodelled  and reJiirulMicd..- "Under the management of E. E. Phair, late of Hotel Phair,  Nelson, B.C.  All British Columbia papers on file.  European plan. Rates 50 cents to $2.00  per day. - Free bus meets all trains.  THE  STRATHCONA  .     '"'  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leadin? Hole] of the Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.    r;  Morrin, Thompson & Co.'s New Store.  This week Morrin, Thompson & Co  placed an order for the lumber for the I  store building for their branch,  which 1  will_be started at Midway shortly.      A |  site  has been secured, the building to [  be 25x60 feet in size.    A general stock  of merchandise, groceries and hardware  will be carried, and the   business   will  be opened  as soon as the building is  completed and the large stock already  ordered arrives.  SPECIAL LICENSE MEETING NOTICE.  NOTICK IS H15RKBY GIVEN Hint a special  meeting- of llie lioard of license Commissioners  for the lioundary Creek License Distri. t will he  jielilat the (joveriimeiit office, Midway. B.C.,  om Saturday.the 19th day of August, iqts, at 10a.  111., to consider the following applications : -.. .'  ; Nov License: E. M. Kenaud/Roadside Inn, 6  miles west of Midway.    ".   ..-:.:��� :':'.;';,  < Transfers:    Charles H. Thomas to J.A.Bertois,  frt 111 Ca*cade.hotel to B. C.;hotel.'Cascade.   '-  ' Charles''!,. -Thomet to J. P. Black, Oakland  hotel,'Midway.'-"-'   ���.-���.;���-  Mcpherson &Wellwood, Queen's hotel, Boun  "dary Halls; to Queen's hotel, Midway.   A'  H;:   ^ <D  J/ DARRAUbn; ������������"'' '; '  -'ChiefLicence Inspector.  Nelson  Pair  1905.  I3-DAYS-3!  Commencing   Sept.   20.  Larger   and    better   than  ever.  Everything new and up to  date. ���  All kinds of open   ;iir  attractions.  ���  Each day something inter-  | esting. -, :.  You will meet old friends  there.  Single-fare on all   lines of |  I travel:-.- ���'���;���������     '-'-A'-  = Write fon P.ize list,.;,v_,V ;-.  ���.-..-;j. E. ANNABLE.Stc.  Dominion   Exhi&i.ioi.  ji905--September 27 to October 7���1905  Under the   auspices   of ? the Royal     .  Agricultural and Industrial Society.  New  Westm|nster> B.  Stupendous and comprehensive array of Exhibits representing the resou rces of all Canada.  Enlarged grounds, new,-handsome  and spacious  buildings. . '.-,-. : ...... ., ; t ,-. .   -  -_9_  i  Stationers,    Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B C  . *���, -,  We Carry:-  -The finest line of imported and   Domestic  Cigars,  Tobaccos, Pipes aiid   Smokers' Supplies.  The latest styles in Stationery for every kind of use,,  with views of Phoenix/    '  The latest Newspapers,  Magazines and Periodicals  of all kinds.  Souvenir Postal Cards in  almost endless variety..  GIVE US A CALL  McRae Bros.S: Smith  -       ������a  m  /Is  &  to  to  to  to  m  I  k.^..^��_..^_.^lv.^_,.^��x.^..^..^^^p^_^T__>-,S>''S^-__^'^__> ���_>~3r-^  ^^_SF_SP^^^_��*_��^_s-'-^0-s^^u^^^^_^_^^5  Souvenirs  t     The Souvenir  Idea   is   rapidly J  ,       gTbwingin \  of a pleasant outing can be found <  than a pretty little emblem Brooch y  or stick pin. We have all kinds, at \  ;    25 and 50 cts. each. '  E3. Bkckr  Jeweler i  FIR-ST ST.. PMOEXIX, IJ. C. . !-\  ������^���^.^��������^.-^.'^.<.-'<.:v>g-^-^o^^^^__^_y^___ ______ __fe  Painter and  House   Decorator.  One of the best Hoy's  Boots sold in Canada.  Boy's and Youth's rex chrome  leather boots for wet weather  wear. They are absolutely water  tight; made over a fit fonn last  and have a sole that will wear  like iron.  Youth's sizes, i o's to 13's.  Boy's sizes. I's.to 5's.  WHOLESALE BY  in (iii.  v_v>rcotJvi_K.- n. c.  phoenix, u: c.  Sign Writing on short notice.        :       Estimates promptly furnished.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in ail the  leading mines bought and sold.  G. W. Rumberger  I  L  Information, about    Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  ���'��� - Dominion  Avr .  Te'lb|>horie No. '^S,  ��_# Phoenix, B. G.  *fM**m*0m*mssm$*maij*a4am  Under New Management     ��j  >x>:oLo;oxxo:o:ojoxto:o:o:ox?:o:oK)5  The  Royal  Billiard Parlors  and  Bovvlihg  l WORLIVS   CHAMPIONSHIP -EVEN IS in   Rowing  and   Lacrosse, |  -Horse Racing, Broncho'"Busting,'' Military Parades and Exercises, g  iROYAL IRISH GUARDSahd other Famous Bands. ;  GRAND WATER CARNIVAL-Parade  of   Eraser river   fishing   fleet,  .- patrol boats, H. M. warships,'.'Indian, war caiioe.Sj etc.  Indian Sports : i":  ; l;'or all information Write W.H. RivARY, Secretary and Manager,  New Westminster, B.C. -  ������(_X_��_X_X_X_��X_x_^^  GRAND CELEBRATION  By the !Labor Organizations of Phoenix.  CONSISTING OF Parade, Athletic sports, Fdot Races,  Jumping Contests, (in which Phoenix Athletic Club will take part.)  TUG OF WAR  Addresses by Prominent Labor Leaders  SPECIAL  TRAIN  will ltave Grand Forks  via   G. N. R.   at   7  u. in. single fare for round trip. ���  ��� | ��� ���������  Outside  Labor  Organizations   Invited  Refreshments Served at Picnic Grounds.  Evening Ball at Miners' Union Ha  Marshal of the Day, Albert Watson.  .   &   ; ...  Bssl* Bowling Alleys in  tKe Boundary dqw in-  stalled and in us?., ..  R. H. KARATOFSKY, P��P.  McHal<   Blxr,   Knob   Hill Ave.  <���<���  I Hotel Alexander  M R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  jj��   Conducted in F"irst-Cla.ss shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods. Jj��  Special attention to dining  room.     I-arge,   airy   and ��3$  well   furnished rooms. '     ' ''M  Hlioenlx, II. C. " JJM  ^ Just   received    direct    from J^  Scotland a large shipment ��.f *>  Peter Dawson's Scotch"      _g  ui  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  Boundary Agems for "I'AKST >'KL��- BH.\ IKD I'.KHI."  r Wholesale.Dealer in \Tfnes, L'quors nnd CiearK  Telephone orders rece-'ve prompt attention.  Greenwood,B.C.       %��       JAMES McCREATH, i-rok  R_��SX��_X_��)(_X_X_X_X^^  i f     The BEST, Cheapest  I  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of  satisfied  .customers.    Ifyou don't   oelieve   it come  -   ; , t,    -    and examine goods.  AFafl Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  ��� ���-.--.- and Cheaprst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  S_J��_X_X_X_X_X_X_X_X_^^  HAKIJV-McKKNZlK III.K.  UOMIN10N AVE., I'llOKNIX.  y^^_^^SS  THE  ti  Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION AVENUE.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods i  K Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stjlish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring blocks, in black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  see them before purchasing.  Our patent calf dress   shoes  "and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StlitS  A new iot of perfect fitting 1101 folks   and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Wais.s, Ladie*' Shirts, Ladies' Collais,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  The  Wm, Hunter Go, Limited.  ��p'_ii._"j_7  3,lIJ��Vn  I.- .'���ay ���������*_,_*. ��� '��������� i' IB'.- ' ���> .'<:= '.v..''.' __o_   -: ii ..j ___ ^^,V^__i..-a,,'.*_:_t^\^te-^��i��-Wii*liJI,;b_i_  ���; ������ .'.-1 ,��iii'--:.iis.r% ^^B..'--iWrX?aii__\*_ia*rs��t��.jc��^i'^SSi��J:!^^   .tAiuiiKirsiKKrasa -JMsi

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