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The Phoenix Pioneer Aug 17, 1901

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 No uiinliis ramp in Hie Bnuinlary J .  ;, uttractiii.   inure   .-tlteiitioii    Ulan [ /  -^PHOENIX*!  Ifion��lhli tu rtc.iif tuc mlniiii;  iini.oirnil iichi <A mi* cniiifi nii'l  the llouiiJnry, HiilifcC'iln.- to the  J'iioksix  I'.om'hh    ::::.::  o  wiii*n_ tbe year 1900 100,000  TONS OF QRC were shipped irnm  tlie tuinea of .:::.,:-,,  fPHOENIX*'  i  Kor the firnt 6��e month* of 1901  over 90,000 tons of ore were Hhlupcd.cr  ��t rh- rft'e if 300,000 tow. nminull>.  O-  iV/oted to the Interests of the {Sound*. _- ./lining District.  -J*  Voi. II.  l'HOF.NIX, KRITISH COLUMBIA;SATORl)AV...'��U(;U.Sr 17, iyoi.  -No. jo.  ���m*r-  173  H. K. CO., Ld.  A Few Pointers Where to get the  Right Goods at Right Prices.  UP FOURTH OF JULY  New  Railway's  Route   into  Phoenix is Definitely Fixed.  'C  Nicc !������L Trunks, Valises,  a n d    D res S Suit  Case  osip Grocery pepr.  is stocked with n l-'resh, Clean, Up-to-Date Line of Groceries, I'Vnit, Dairy produce, Etc. Jiust what's wanted  to coax the appetite these hot days.  BED TAPE TO BE UNWOUND FIRST  C-nnol Cross Crown Lands Withont Permit-  flon of t*ie Provincial Qaveromcnl���11 li  Now Being Secured.  HARDWARE  DEPARTMENT.  McCLARY, Stoves, .Granite-  ware and Tinware. We are  sole agents for these Celebrated  Stoves and carry a complete  stock on hand.  BUILDING HARDWARE  a Specialty. Let us give you  an, estimate on your next  building. Car load of Windows and Doors Just Rec'd.  CROCKERY   A'N I)   GLASSWARE  Stock is Complete.  This Week FRTJIT  JARS at COST.  ' Our Large and RapicHv .__..<*���������"'  Increasing Trade  speaks for itself as to the Satisfaction We are rendering  our CUSTOMERS. We guarantee that OUR PRICES  cannot be b;at in the city or district.'  -     ^ff-^f-'V^VlV  fl  ���General   Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue, Phoenix.  iK^ffl^^!  Weather  Sets thc Basy Housewife Thinking  -   i  O00000OtS00CK)000000CK��0:CXX)00O0000<��00���rOOOOOOCO  Something  to Eat  Is the hardest problem to-'solve. Everything  seems tasteless and unpalatable. A visit to our  Grocery Department will settle tlie question for  you.  Our store is full of Summer Groceries ready to  eat and just suitable for tin; warm weather.  We make an effort to have everything fresh. A  small order will convince   you that we accomplish it, ...  We expect our fruit for preserving this week,  C*>00(X>OQC<,tX^^  Ixi our Hardware Dep't* we have a nice lot  and Cooking Stoves at prices to suit all  i  A  slioit tim.  :igo  oiders were te-  ceived  not to go ahead with the guiding on the Phoenix branch of the V.,  V. and K. line (01  the  piesent,    lint  it appeals that  the loason lor litis was  wry  simple.     I'he  iailwa\   company  must   secure pcimission liom the provincial government before it be_.au the  woik   of   onstinotion   across  crown  lands.    A   large  nuiiibei   of mii.eral  claims   are   crossed   by   this bianch,  which   arc  still   the  propeuy  ol'lhe  ci own.     I'his pet mission is now being  sought,   and  it is thought  by Clu'el  Kngineei Kennedy that it will   be ob>  tained in a lev; dajs and the construction   work   immediately  undertaken.  Mr. Kennedy has ordeis to go  ahead  and build the Phoenix spur as fast  as  the contractors can do the work,  and  while he has ordered Stewatt & Welch  to hold off for a little, the above is the  sole leasou.    Mr. Kennedy stales that  so  far  as  he  knows  the line will be  built ti]) Fourth of July creek, as  permanently located, and anticipites that  the necessary permission from the pio-  vincial  govt*, anient  will   be given'al  once.    It is therefoie likely that something definite in the way of the establishment of construction camps  along  the line of the Phoenix branch will be  undertaken s.me time next week.  Line, to the Knob Hill M'ie.  Jim Hill is well known to be an aggressive fighter, when he gets his fighting clothes on, and in the building of  this lioundary railway he has evidently  donned his war paint. Of coui.se one  big icason for. building to Phoenix is  to secure the tonnage of the Dominion  Cop|)er Co.'s properties. But there  are other shipping properties, and  ���\vhen- Mr.-Hill' builds aV_��lW��.ydme-he  wants,tonnage for it.  Accordingly it is no surprise toleain  that the party of engineers now camped  in Phoenix, under Mr. McCarty, aie  engaged in running lines to reach the  Knob Hill mine. To do this the line  must be extended down the valley  some little distance, and then a switchback used to icach the Gianby Co.'s  properly. Another plan is to leave the  main line of the I'hoenix branch below town, and run up the hill back of  the Biookhn, ciossing the (J. P. R.  depot on a trestle some 40 or 50 feet  high. This latter line, however, would  piobablv be the moie expensive to  build.  once more. .She.'jjl^aded not guilty,  and Johnson swqt.-jiositiyely thai she  took the mouejv_ ''"he defendant ,was  held in J>2,ooo bond;, for the county  court,' tvhieJi she'furnished and was  set at libeily. , ) >--;AJ, . <t  Cole, McMllfU|S��spea<cf  A meetiijg of "lK_|boaVd of police  commissioners -vras Jheld. Wednesday'  evening and it was resolved lo let out  Chief of Police-Mi^Vlii Ian j wh_ Mia's  acted in that'capacity' since last November. On inVjuiriihg'as to the,reasons for the dismissal,'-'the Pioneer is  informed by the secriStary of the board  that- the' chief-tvas'' iiQlfxon&idcred sal-  factory. TJie hoard, jt-prtsTsts of Mayor  Rumberger, Poljce'f'Jiidge Williams  and , A'de'rniau ''pfrflclr. No ' steps  have yet been tak'efUfffP'a successor for  Mi. McMillan'   "'<!*'  ' l  V.J.&E. MAY GRADE  li Sell __fj��rlli-_.  A business meeting' of the Methodist church .wav heltf4' |ast'',Tues_ay  evening, Rev. J; I). Vi Kribx, of Green  wood, lieing chairman, nnd Revs.  Kinney and Mahah and several laymen being present',' C'"W. Greer was  made recording steward, Prank, White  envelope steward and Elmer Tilton  as treasurer. '/Amotig other business  transacted the meeting 'decided unanimously 10 make the church sell-supporting, and to giye ;MrV Kinney, the  pastor, a salary of>$_oo.' ��� '   '��� "  Some of the Streets of City of  Phoenix.  TO SECURE THE GRADE CROSSINGS  Solicitor McNeill  Talked  Ibe  Mailer  Over  With City Fathers���Dominion ��nd Church  1   Affected,  of Family Ranges  purses.  Screen Doors,   Screen  Windows,   Window Netting,  Ice Cream Freezers, etc., etc.  ���   '    Come in and see us; you are always welcome whether  purchasing or not.    All orders delivered promptly.  Tinning and Plumbing a Specialty.  OOOCJOOOOOOCXWQCMWOOO^  IT PAYS TO DEAL WITH  FRED JOHNSON LOST SI 800 IN BILLS.  Claimed it was Stolen From Him Down in the  Red Light District.  It is a difficult thing to believe, but  there aie men���or weie���who will go  aiound continually with say $1,800 in  their pockets all the time. Such a  man was Pied Johnson, a native o!  Sweden and a minei, up lo Monday  night. He does not cany that amount  with him now.  Last Monday Johnson wished to see  all thcre.was to be seen, so he visited  a house in the lowei part of the city  kept by Claia Wells. I.ate that night  he declaied he had been robbed of  $1,800 in bills���ten ciisp $100 bills,  a lew fifties and some lesser denominations. This loss he repotted to the  poiice, alter Bessie Hums, the woman  who is implicated, had had thiee houis  stait to get auoss the Boundary line.  Chief of Police McMillan went to  Greenwood, arriving there about 12  o'clock,, but learning that she had gone  oh to cioss the line at Midway and  had had more time .'than needed, he  did not go further.'  But Johnson had war in his eye.  It is said he lost money in the failure  of a Spokane bank in 1893, and since  then he would tittst no bank, and he  ptoposed to make an effort to icrove.i  thai $1,800. He engaged Solicitor  Whiteside, and swore out a warrant,  charging Claia Wells with the theft  and had her arrested.  The case caiiie up for hearing Tuesday evening before Police Judge  Williams, and as the defendant, by advice of her solicitor, W. B. Cochtane,  would not plead, she was held over for  tiial at the county couit. She was  taken to Greenwood, and placed in  jail till she coul furnish $2,000 bonds.  The testimony and papers in the case  were mislaid or lost Tuesday night or  Wednesday morning, which has occasioned some trouble to those interested.  In the meantime, Alex. Bloomficld,  the livery man, who was hired by  Bessie Burns, the woman who took  French leave, returned, saying he had  been as far as the American Okanagan.  The testimony and papers in the  case having disappeared,., the defendant was brought up a second time  Thursday evening before Judge Williams, and the preliminaries gone over  BRITANNIA MINI* CHANGES HANDS.  Is Now (��� ContrnM. CiplUH.U from Bade,  The 8ritannia,i^iirier.Qrie,of the best  known low grade properties at the  coast has a last be^n; secured by Butte  capitalists, whoit-is expected will erect  a smelter for the "reduction of the ores.  'I'his is the property which representatives of the Miner-Graves syndicate  ins|)ected a couple of months-ago.       *  The Britannia came to- the attention  of Howard C, Walters in 1899, and he  formed   a   syndicate  to  take it  up.  Since then there have been a number  of deals on for the property, which has  been favorably reported on by some of  'the best experts of- the  new and  old  world.    Up to' the present, however,  none of ihe several'deals have  been  carried to a successful issue.  ,-'    * * *  George .H.   Robinson,   consulting  engineer'of "J?", .\ugustus Heinze, of  Biittte,- lecen'tlv'^macie an exhaustive  examinntioVofVtlJ. p$tfjtertira;*_rid;y.n*  a result he went into themarket and  quietly bought up a "Controlling interest in the syndicate. Over $100,000  has been expended in this way in the  last month, and the control has been  secured. He paid on an average $r,-  500 per shaie, the par value of which  was $625, and even then many of the  small holders refused to sell. Geoige  H. Leonard is now the manager of  the property, and it is said that active  work will commence within 90 days,  and that both a concentrator and  smelter will be built. The Britannia  is located on Howe sound, 28 miles  north of Vancouver.  Last Saturday Albett II. McNeill,  of Kossland, , departed for his home  alter having spent sev.ial days in ihe  city in couleieiice with the city fatheis,  Mr. McNeill is the solicitor foi thc V.,  V. and E. lailway, which, connecting  with the branch of the Great Northern  being built' Irom Marcus to the intei-  national houndaiy line, will be built  into Phoenix, and the contiact for  which has already been awarded to J.  W. Stewart.  As is well known the definite line of  location for the spur to Phoenix has-  been made, coming fiom the Keltic  fiver by wav of Fourth of July creek  and Summit'camp. After, the line  gets into the city there are several  street crossings to be made, the most  important of which is that on Scho'ol  .street, near the Pioneer office. It was  particularly in regard to these crossings  that Mr. McNeill wished to consult  the city officials.  There is no tiouble about the ciossing of Banner, Cimeron, Phoenix  and Idaho streets, on the upper pait  of. the Rumberger addition, or lower  town. Then the line follows along  just below the C. P. R. giatle till the  Stemwinder dump is reached, when a  trestle 35 feet high carries the toad  over the creek and right into the rear  of the Pioneer block. (This paper is  thinking of seeming an extra man to  open the back door aud close the trout  door of the establishment, to permit  the. V., V. & E. trains coming and  going���so as not to stand in the path  of pi ogress).  Nineteen Per Cent on.School Street.  date. Midw.ij, Greenwood, Grand  Forks and Boundaiy Full1- are spoken  of as likel) to be rhosen.  A dispatch was sent out from Midway last week s.iwng thai it had been  definitely decided to. eret t the reduction wotks theie ilut perhaps this  was to countemct the effect of the reports that the smeltei would be built  at Grand Foiks, sent oul previously.  In Greenwood there ate people who  positively'assert that they know'the  Fourth cl July survey 10 Phoenix has  been abandoned, and that therelore it  ,is certain that the smelter will go to  Midway or Boundary Falls, 01 Karnas-  chatka, or I'liiihucktoo, 01 some ��here  else. Mr. .McNeill, however, stated  when here last week, that to the best  of his knowledge the Fourth of July  survey uoulci be" used, and niton-  s��|ti_nce of that he was here making  the desired anangements for grade  ciossing<��.  The local office of the Dominion  Coppei Co. appeals to know ot no  change, nor of any decision as to the  location ol the new smelter. In fact,  those I est posted agree that the final  announcement in the matter will likely  not be made till Mr. Breen returns  fiom the east, and that any announcements made now are pure'y guesswork  ���nothing more or Ic-s.  'PHONE CO.'S COMBINE  BOUGHT OUT   MORE OPPOSITION.  P. Burns & Co.  Secure Ea>t Koaleaiy Meat  Trade.  Busineas Done by Aldermen.  All the aldermen were present at  the weekly meeting bfithe city council  last Wednesday evening. - 'I he finance  committee recommended the payment  of a number-ot small-bills, all told  amounting to Jess than $20. Street  Grade By-Law Amendment By-Law  No. 26 was read and pa-ssed, and the  Dominion Copper Co. was .requested  to take care of the waste water from  the Brooklyn mine, so thai it should  not run over Dominion avenue.  It was decided to repair the ditch  on the south side of Old Ironsides avenue, and also that all costs in police  coutt fines should be., turned into the  city treasury. A committee was appointed to interview Messrs. Danaugh  and Parker in regard to seeming a  stiitab'e building for jail purposes, and  thc council adjourned.  Plans for St. John's Church.  Contractors are now figuring on the  plans and; .specifications for the.new  edifice to be, built at once by the  Church of England in- Phoenix. Details can be seen at the .office of Aid-  ham &' Blunt, H. D.Cuitis of Nelson,  being the architect. ' The main building will- be- 40x20 feet,with a 11x15-  foot chancel. When completed the  church will be a decided ornament to  Victoria avenue and Second street,  where.ii will be erected. Tenders are  to be in by next Thursday.  On reaching School street there  juust-.be.-a grade., .crossing* Juit jan.  almost lmurmountable obstacle appears, in that the Dominion laws-require that all approaches to giade  ciossings ofiailways shall be not more  than live per cent. As the present  grade being made on School street  itself is nineteen per cent, it is manifestly impossible for the crossing to be  made without rendering the stieet  useless so far as traffic is concerned'  That is exactly the situation, and both  Mr. McNeill and the officials ot thc  city realize it. According tothesm-  vey made, the hue will have to cioss  School street about Aetna avenue, to  reach the Idaho giound, where the  depot and freight station are at ranged  to be located. Even it both paities  agreed to the crossing, it the stieet  were to be used for general traffic, it  would be contraiy to the laws of the  Dominion, requiting a special order ol  the governor-geneial-in-cotincil, to get  around it.  One Way to Arrange the Matter.  But there is one way toanange ihe  mattet, that may he quite as s.itislac  lory to ihe railway company. That is  to have the railway company giade  Dominion -tvenue one block ftutliei  than the present grading contiact will  go, namely to Ctuich street, and  thence up Chinch stiee'. to Knob Hill  avenue, thereby making good connections between the two extremes ot the  city. As Dominion avenue, in that  case, would go undei the 35-foot trcs  tie above referred to, it would do aw.n  with the dangei and annoyance of a  giade ciossing where there was con-,  stant traffic. In that case the crossing  of School street by the railway would  not be such a detriment as it now appeal's.  Rumors of Change*.  During the last week or two there  have been countless rumors of changes  in regard-to the location of the Dominion Copper Co.'s smelter,'which ii  is well known will be built in the near  future at some point on the Kettle  river, fcr the treatment of the ores to  be shipped from the Brooklyn, Stem-  winder and Idaho mines at some future  A month or two ago P. Burns & Co.  bough rout the fnm of Vaughan&Mc-  Innis in I'hoenix, the only opposition  they had in the entire Boundary.  Last week, the firm of Mclnnis &  Co., with meat maikeis in all the leading towns of Southeast Kootenay and  also at Macleod, Alberta, became  amalgamated with P. Burns & Co.  The two funis have been operating together, heretofore, with Mr. Mclnnis  in chaige of the business in Southeast  Kootenay. In luture the business will  be canied on undei the name of P.  Burns & Co, and directed Irom Nelson. Mr. Mclnnis will look alter cattle puichasmg and other outside work  in. East Kootenay  P. Burns & Co . from their Nelson  office manage markets in Nelson,  Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Eholt,  Revelstoke, New Denver, Greenwood,  Tiail, Giand Foiks, Midway, Phoenix,  'Slo'caiv'" City, "Kossland, CranbroDk,  Moyie and J'einie in Bntish Columbia,  and Macleod in Alberta.  Only One Telephone��� Co..in  This Field Now.  V.    &    N.    IS   THE   SURVIVOR  Will Bnlld to the Coast and Also to North  Ferk ol Kettle River-Deal Closed Thursday la Grand Forks.  There is but one telephone company now in the field in this part of  British  Columbia���the old,   oiiginal  LABOR DAV PROGRAMME.  The  programme  committee for the  Labor   Dav   celebration   have   completed   then   labors, a,id arianged the  following bit. list ot events:  9 a. in.���Par���ili> of  Ulior oij.'aii!7atio��F  iltld hOCI-tltte.  10:.'J0���J oiible-luintlod <lnllm<: contest.  Senior e\cnt���I irst pti/e, $175; second  prize, sfSO Junior event���First puze.  fl2o; second pi l/e, ^50. Mo contestant  in ji-.nioi event to weigh uvei 180  puiincls.  Conditions���All contestants mnst  '���how union caul in good standing on  day of conlesl. Competitors 1 annul  dtill in both e\entc. Shunlil any leiim  in juniori-\i'iitdrill.1 (tappet hoi.lh.in  tlio.se in ..mm e\ent, then juniors  Miiill be entitled to to1-! prixe 111 each  event. One ten 111 111 ��eniot event will  constitute n nuituli. No second money  in eithei event unless three teams  compete. -Eaili contest shall ht- for 15  minutes; io< k, _i. 1111 te. down holes  '11-stoel ��� not more than 15 drills to be  allowed  .Iiulffi.'. ��� Jaiues Miusliall, Steve  Swanson and John O'Brien. Timekeeper��� 1'. ,). Ilolobun  i.vxcii 12 u. -jili. 1 ;>0 p. M  .'SO p. 111.���Foot Knie-���220-\ ard dash,  PHOENIX BRANCH ORE SHIPMENTS.      'M  Tlie following tabic gives the ore Rhiimients of Phoenix Branch ami other Boundary jjy,  mines tor 1900, for the pust week, for 1901. muUhc totnl to date:���  Old Ironsides, Knob Hill  and Victoria..... . . . .  B. C. Mine ......:   Golden Crown ........  Winnipeg. ............  Athelstan.    Snowshoe..  . ....  Brooklvn. ���.....  R. Hell .........  Totals, tons....... ..  Mother Lode. Deadwood,  Other Boundary mines. .  Grand Totals, tons...  64,533  19,494  2,500  1,075  1,200  300  ��� ��� 156'  5-340  ��� Week  "-,262  ~66o;  40  60  6,622  2,272  Totals  I 38,293  3'.'36  40  5.So  375  400  *7��.794  53.4'9  500  i4-  ���ye.  202,82b  5��.63��  2,500  '.75  675i4  97,772        8,294      224,713  55 H  501  '5��jj||   -k\  260,096 '^j  ���58.759 f  3,680 j  2,536 s  __S_l^^_^_-!_^^---oP  1  i\\z\. pn/e, ^���'���5; second, $10; 100-yard  dish, (iist pii/��, $2.5; second, $10f 50-  > 111 ���! prcsin'ctoi.' race, first prize, iflo;  second pii/e, $0: 220-yard hurdle rave,  lii*t pii/e, .^O; second, $5; .O-yuiil  buys under l(i years, first, prize, $5;  H'cond, $2 .ii): 50"yard, girls under 1(>  years. liict piizei 45; second, $2.50;  50-y.itcl 111 re l'oi men, 200 pounds and  over, Mi si prize, pair of pants, valued  at '12 and donated by l'.\V. MeAulirTe;  second prize, ifi.  .Iiidjie���J. F, Henienway. Timekeeper���tieot-ye Dev. Starter���Chas.  Selialiii ' Comnifitee��� It. A. Seott, C.  S. Mitchell, t:*. ,S. McKenzie.  An entrance fee of $2 will he ('harped  in 220-yiird, 100-yard and 220-liurdle  Tiices.  Exhibition airdrillin<rwill take place  in the Knob Hill "(.'lory Hole" while  foot races are going on.  S':'!() p. 111.���Horse Kaees���'.-mile dash,  $150; ?n-mile ilasli, $150; saddle horse  race, $50; on. heat to each race; four  to enter, three to start. Kutraiiuu fee  5 per cent, of purse and 5 per cent additional from winners.  Judges,���Joe. Taylor, T. Hardy and  V. Moiinier. Starter���I'eo.K.Breaken-  ridge. .Timekeeper���W. H. Williams.  4:30���Cah clpni:\11 Sports���-Throwing Impound .hummer, 1st prize, $7; second,  $3; throwing 16-pound shot, 1st prize,  $7; 2nd,$;i; throwing5.-poiuid weight;  1st. priz", $7; 2nd, $;!.  Committee���Thos. Lawrence, A. P.  McKeniiie and V". J. Holohan.  4:30���Runiiiiijr hop step and jump���1st  prize, $5; 2nd, $2; running broad  jump. 1st prize, $5: 2nd, $2; running  high jump, 1st prize, $5; 2nd. $2.  Committee���J.  E.   \V.  Thompson,  H, MrQtiaid and .1. A. Clark.  5:30^���Tuu'of.war between picked teams;  prize, $25.  Judges���C.   D   Hunter. V. Momiier  and K. C. Slack.  6:00���Foot'iall match at grounds, Boundary teams, 'or ti purse of $50.  Tei.nis match will also take place  about this time.  Decision of judges final in all events.  Music by  Cramers band from 1) a. in.  till lip. in.  tiiaiid ball in evening at. Miners'  Union hull, tinder auspices of the PhoenixTracles and La-bur Council. :  Vernon and Nelson Telephone and  Telegraph Co., Ltd. The papers were  signed Thursday at ('rand Forks by  which the V. and N. leases for a term  of yeari the plant and lines of the Columbia Telephone and Telegraph Co.,  Ltd. And thus ends the competition'  which was started just two years ago,  when the Columbia Co. actively entered the field by building first class  lines from Cascade to Camp McKin-  ney and later to Loomis, Wash,  It has been a hard, up-hill fight on  the part of the Columbia, people to  fight the great telephone companies of  the Pacific coast, for that is what it  amounted to. Messrs Donald and  I3avey, of Grand Forks, engineered  the starting of the Columbia Co., and  held on as long as they could. Then  ihe Royal Bank of Canada, to protect  itself for monies advanced,"~took the  control of the company, and for  months that bank has been running it  ���at no very great profit, it is sut-  mised. So, when the proposition  tame to unload, the bank was glad to  do so.  Thursday R. Kerr Houlgate, secretary of the New Westminister and  Burrard Inlet 'Telephone Co, Ltd,,  which operates a numbei ot companies  at ihe coast and the V. and N Co. in  the interioi, arrived in ("rand Forks,  accompanied by Geo. C. Hodge, ot  Nelson, district manager, and the details ot the lease and consolidation  were finally completed, to take effect,  it is said, on the ist of August.  Will Extend the Lines.  No announcement has yet been  made as to the future, but if is pre- ���  sumed that but one office will be  maintained in the several cities in the  Boundary, where ihe two companies  have exchanges ��� including Grand  Forks, Greenwood and Phoenix, as  well as Kossland I he Spokane and  British Columbia Co, which was the  Columbia's connection on the other  side of tin* line, and which was the  first company to build trotn Spokane  to Rossland and to Republic, was absorbed, this week by the Pacific States  'Telephone Co., the American connection of the Vetnon and Nelson.  It is understood that extensions will  be made at once by the combined  companies in British Columbia, with  the intention ot reaching the coast  ultimately���the Columbia Co holding  the chartei to do this Piobablv the  line will be built into the Similkameen  without delay,and up thc north lotkot  Kettle river is also talked ot  Some months ago tne V. and N  Co. cut the long lates in halt, and this  has probably had its effect. What will  be done about lates in the lutuie does  not appear }ct, or whether the price ot  local phones will be changed.  %  our Mines  ���j*V. AND     j* I  LATE NEWS  NOTES  FROM     THE  SEVERAL  CAMPS.  '%f<*V^W%.'^%^VWV^^'��Kk.^  For the past week the oie treated  by the 'Granby smelter amounted to  4,570 tons.   ,  'The diamond drill lor exploring the  Cariboo mine, in Camp McKinncy,  has arrived on the ground.  'Two cars were put into the Winnipeg spur yesterday, and another shipment will be made today to the  smelter. <  A few days ago the Iron Mask'mine,  near Kamloops, made a shipment of.  60 tons of ore to the Granby smeller  at Grand Forks.  It is stated that the Enterprise shaft  is to be pumped out shortly, to admit  of an expert examination of the mine,  which adjoins the Jewel, in Long Lake  camp.  Geo. Cook and \Y. G. Mc.Mynn  have bonded the Ruby claim, near  Boundary Falls, to eastern parties for  $40,000, the deal being put through  by W. T. Smith. A  Last Saturday tlie long delayed  Ingersoll-Sargeant air compressor,  ordered last winter by the Dominion  Copper Co., arrived and was switched  to the Brooklyn mine. It is rated at  half of a 20-drill machine.  A shipment was recently made 'of  175 sacks or ore from the Gold Finch  claim, which was recently bonded to a  Mr. Wheeling for a sum said to be  $iS,ooo. 'The ore amies gold and  silver, and was sent to the Nelson  smelter. 'The claim is near Greenwood, on the Phoenix- road.  V ���>.   _,     '��_*__>_-  ��� ' ������* tafi s  Yi'ii  .Bli  '1 ';  ��� 5* ���_&_���'  !$��  �����?,-���  1-T ��� J  1 t   ������������:  j   '  &!���  '< ��������-'���__���-  - "ViP'  r  __f0  V   v" ...  %  1   *:: i#  ��  v f-F.-f.t_. ;�����>  ���fm  <t   ?v  "IH'A  1   ��..;  ���IJfclM --V-  vit+i ������������"���������  f-'i^ :-V.  ��� [\,.iWz ���.'���.-,  ��� m - ,  m  :;-'i*  in.-  ���I;''*-  aMBffi��B��(i8WMisa��imM  2>na&MtK��iaMr*i���BftMMfi��ttffinMiM��^^ p^~0;0.  vM:  -its'-:  ;:;":i&:-,:"  TH^ PHOENIX PIONEER.  m&AA  f l'~:}?:  AY  ������M ������ ��������>�����������"'���'��� 4 �� ��� ' 4 ��� 'I ��� ��� ������������ ���..���'.��� ���,���.��� �� ��� ��  ME-ADjOl^^  lllll|||f|l^^  ��ll';fL'Si;;?;V;l^  |fj|pg|l��^^  ��� ;7:i;>ti;j;K,vWiji!  ^m06^a^S^^^:  :c[v:;.;?3;EWTOiRM^^  S^Ajiye'V business,^  in; mind   that; a^  tinges'toget its^ ���TOrk^in^ntiBthe^Jast  copy^oi^the^pa|*erfcon  v:/5JustWn^'theJsirre  $j;tprn^p;^  prdgrM&ffe^  trie eity'jwiii present a>yasti��imprbyer'  appearance;;?;1^'/;';^  thphghi^pK^  p*u1r.se.fr'coul-:^  &a'tlie1ess';,'--'.-:^  ,:,,.,,,.AAAAA  PliMni^'Miiiers^Uriiois; -NdS;8.;;was  ;;;!�����  Ttyrdfy&rs;^  j|atip1n,!i*cOTced^  a'ijot of workers ~b)eh md.-'thci d nil,'as,/caii  :iie;?f6uri_t-;'"r^  'mniiiiiinin'<i'':--."i^tv*w.:firt,;.fc^ ''���;���';; ;'<'-* %i'-  mountains.  ;,7_H  j^^apj^^  ���li.vS'pj;Sfc^it!ch:;^whi^  V^hrotiivefctrian:'fr.^  couver^;;? 1 his prefe  '8?;5wr��ier'^  tneM?price;fpf2thiSAmuchtUsed article,  'k;M>4*i&<Sik:AAi?-" ��� '������'AjitiA^AAfYAiYA.  ��i;Therefiis:,lalk;6f organizing an edir  ���f6iriSl|fasso^iaiipn|fe  iTlip^l��s,I\icNaU_h^  ���p^per/mM^  Jfi te, 'jm*"'f^^- '^llv.?ne;|1---ass!forcea:,jtos';make^:;tripito^  S*_ V *;  1"^ y^-Mneismeltep^  {Msih&mi  flf^allsimtiescbricerriedlthe;^^  ference was easily adjusted..   Possibly  emblpyers.spnaSeniployeesi/; in i; other  GAMBLING IN MINIM STOCKS,     v  Nontrealers Played a darae of Pok��rct>_  .Colossal Scale.-_;, AyY'AYA.  \Ve cljj) the following paragraph from  the Nelsoii Tribunei ; Ii contains  muchcommbn sense. If the position  referred is analysed it will certainly be  found, that Ithecontention iiiadeby the  Rossland:! bank; manager in the cphi  versa tibn{'a.;'reported is substantially  accurate; q. 'The ^eastern Y i?i vestbr';; lias  hot Ipst 'moneyVin;';actual mining in  British Colurnbia^f^;as a miitte^  lact; a'relaUvelyJ{sii]all;sum  expended iivi miningp;bpmti6ris^aiid  that in ho iiouibleviiistanc^  lost,:, ;vJJut the :eastyduriiVg;the;i>ast'tHro  .or-three years;has been,playhigi assort  of rjoker; gahle^bii I a'-coloss^! scaled cei-;  tainJJritish Cplt^iljiajrhiiies, or rather  shares ;iij itheseijniiiies^ being u^dtp  '\ske:^[^^^M^MAYY!'AyAYAYA0  ,; iri this : grandI Bai-ne!;pf^^i'uflr(^he^un-  spprn'sticateil;' jilayer,' ;the':< petty'clerk^  pr ^tisar^ias: been;the; principal loser;  'li^pYiJ'cpurs.^^  rmij;:"  purses  scatliel  bigA.losses; :m bn^ ���beiiVg^trauSteried  fro hi one: mail's ppeket :ii]tpa)iipther's:  :'Uniprtunhtely",;ihe^  riinjoi ity{of cq i isi s t eii t y tit a Hes ofjiok ei:,  werefnpt^uftici^  jtoke^tbeir,^  heeds;raise ^^gieat vt)titcry,j;cpuclemiv  i ng'r't lie iiiiiies - pi; llritish 'Col it ihbia; for  ���whatuheirf^  :bl^^|:l5ul;'Sihis|;js?'thie;^  .qupfejd^inl.tjie ��|"r.jbu^  (;'fA*>Aibiitreid'^  ;Rbsslaiid wiis i^akih{j%;0  'Jpcal::j:b^  :'hi'a_{rtai.ti'.^n'id;^;:'^  w.^!*CapitJi|ists|;|ikes.mys^  "iiiijlip.n^<.'in.i^n|m  'Jfl'ljJKsjlpcai^M  S|^!Gh^;|;cpiheSp(iytlfe^  ilJleJI'ina.Cel;^  piitfitibfyou^frpm  JJiaye^rJug;|uj):|leM;ltlia^  ;fOp(miniiig;inV^  ;iiaye;;.purc!iiasey^  ^nieijtrpn^eMiftth  ��� liu t'Jrpu.;ft'aye^ipf |6s tJa> <i olj^irvl t ri rioug 1 j  :''i'jijl_r*ch"asin^;-^  ;jiaye_|a'!i6S^,��slia^^^^  ���mfen;'i^^idjdeck):y^  ���^pu��diii_w^^  -'''-::;,:-;:;Potions Wanted. IjOHfi.   A.  GOBYELLi  , 'Two ladies of fheeast desire pbs'itons  in the intej-ip'r,^"pne stenographer; three  yeais' exjielienc.; has typewr teiv.i�� Ohe  as.: _overij^ss,';:uiotlieis';;hei|>;.o^  j^sitipn of trust,'good cook, sewer and  housekeeper^)' ^Relerences;;';; ��� V'^:y'  ^���^���'ArJdress|:^Jvl'iss 'P. Cartkk,'-iAA-$:  ':-'AAA}AA;:AA^A:;''' Stenbgraplieri ;X';,  ]:YA. A';;YA'AYY A-':- . 587 Howe St.������  AY'A'-'AfA:AyAA..        :\ Vancouver;  ���y All^V^r'&Guarahteedi -Jhiiioftp  'AAlAY^YA';'^':G0(is.AAAAiAAY  ^EJNEiBppx^lA^r^  ;^;^;v/;;;^^'^-;^ORDER^;:"t:-;.^^  Provincial Land Survkvor,  Ciyil ano Mining Enginkkr.  KSTABI,ISHEii;'l888.  PHOEUIX ��nd GRAND FORKS, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  ^INSURANCE AGENI-,  :;-.;;f;-;:I-IREi..LIKE,'AC.ipKNT..  Coniiiiissloiipr for taking AlTliliivltii.,  y'A A(Y: A '.������ 'Y4AA. Phoknix,- B.: V,.  i(A:^:^p^m.mmmm^  Y'AYGpNTRACTOR' ANlV BVIII)KK.  Ji;;,%^ESTIMA'lvES".FURN^  Is nowii. his  New Quartern  Knob Hill Av^  THe Best of  Drills : <>nly  in  Stbch::f&  V.'-& K-.  ���PHOKE,  16-  "fWA'AAi^'P.EN-iXj'.Ii;Cj *  tW; H. COCHRANE.  ;.| :VP"UCTi^i^T��li^ERS'^ANbK ,'; 'U^CAYUfiYi'^  i\ AAvRvrf^ytimi&M tspEpi al-iy/��� Ay i ��� aA^ ': ^A^ YYA  "��� mBSS��m^0B^m mfiwmmi cqghhane^?  Ammm-0t6wiWA&m  IWliiFBiRNS  ii>SENERAi  BI1A"GKSMITHING!AND ?  WimM^MAMM.  mmmm';&mAmA.yA''y  " '"   '"        s.P.fciPKNlX.  P  0  :'^i;^MAKKET.���'���,���'-���  pSrymtEsibE;  ���;vlBA)^iR^STKR:.'&:.^  ':-;}!:v;i VG^ye��-Wmiamii 1116ck.'v>:;'.,  m^mmvHowixt'wm  HEAii OFFICE Kp^jipUNUAkypRKEKiP  ��� tiAYAAAAA^A  S|l^ftM,a,rk.ts!;at:Neisbhij;Kaslb^ ���  ���;||-; ^Silyertoii.New Denver, ymir.Sah^ ;������  >i:ilSH;ft;OVS*feRSM^ I  ���AsAA'AAWAA'A!All:orders receiye prompt attehtipii);r; A^AAYAA:,  '  ������������������������������������������������������������*��������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������  William McAdams of the Sandon Pay-'  r>'ti"_��ri b-i1 *��'i-rO! l^t>fr-r IJj-iK .11 Z in a .i''^' '��� n .*. 'V.'*���'/.';(I li __:  ^itome]pur|he^w!iimifg!a  fli$Ss?jthat^^^ i.shilCot  Jufnbja;^e|ypu;%lien^  jjatt5^ypu)|hav^  ^Ip^p^;i^fp1^e^^jrp]j��r^^  f��h'apcei^  S#fI&is'liibtireporfed\wi^t^l,ie^  ^I'he^m'ah^SpubJjca^  |tisiiig?seej^p^iSyeJp^JM  ^l-iaiit;fflbiroye1|jhas'ffl.eder_^)b^  ^St*S'd.vi��e45n^^^  )Scoirimu1iityi"|Sh'e^saysrt^t  'med mms on wel 1 m no wns* worth? "rfTJse  ;them}tpjthe;hinu{pf;^qr^pp^  'and jdo| ho tWas tevtf?'_ ol laiv; livi bti isi d e  .;experimentS:"vs;;sSi*:;>s^-fe;%��W;^v��'  '��im��i^0^^m^mAm  s||Brea<i;^j^  slllflfl^^of^tlie"^  2^|^\-^cn;WC?��^we;.;,malcef gbbd;;Br__d;al?j!&  ": -"';;;j-;;;; We 'are ;..niy-'- repeating ..ihe/.wiirUii'^f'-^'vvv;.;:;  ���;.<>&:,', out. many customers.\To-the(ilrniig��fcw"Xiii*  "fc;W��w.:_ay^VTi^K��t--'aii3'*t>e.jcotiviiiced-t;*!^  "    ''Ji.PIKSiiCAKHSi'.COpKII-S.WDpuCIIf^ijiSi-?:  l\.' B. KERly YYYA,AYY-:y:  ;;vH;;NB^RRIsfEK;:A^p';;SO.LlC  ���AA'AA^YY'NWAW'VVmA^^  Wymmmm0nc^^^m  'M^AAAMi^E-Su^WpRS^^^^  ���/���S$m0^^!^^^^^^mAiA:&  ���I|i������i!^$m  \V�� v. liaytf;; a". :;]Ia i:(te; Jfi toclt ���; ~:.  bpuglit'*^f6re4ii''/;rise"''iiml^  tiild ('aiv/q'iicjle :;;clo8^  ^tmipm^^^^^^^^^  i  vi~v-ft:NUTS/-Ktc;i._lwuyiidn?haii_.^:f;;';;;';Si*A-S4'^��:'.'-^;'1^  iW|MMiN!?HpNK|53i^^  :'-PMOKE:::<-61unibla!i.^jfega^i;aPJ-a��^  Pboenli Udfe Ne. 28,  Knlflitg ol PylH��g.  jmrnmrnL;.  ^Z^^0M^^&^iAA:A&i^^^ ���  ^;;. MeeU.;5vei^;.TMe��diiy^iii_ljt  5;ut ,7:3o;;p.;m.','.Niiiers': Uiiioli:  wtWAviA/AYYAAAAAA'  ;i;ftyi8itiuK-bretiirei>l;Veiof|mev'  W&Yt;M:S^0&  Molesate^isiigiOiflflf Q[ R  __ _   ii||jo||6|  ���Mi&t8y��'ii^  iUiiibh;;I|idi;|;;";Yisitih^vBre^  .a||y liny i fed AA^A^'^'>iV^^K0Aj^YA  ���-���S*'|��tYS#S;(lKoSR,S^  i'Com"|J!ete.*;tVne*v^  of Bar Samples    UI\rj_iWHl)U!J.   D. t.  smashing  himself, .and the first thing  inj|^itpt^a>y6ih._|h1m0Siro  ���^:i;i^:^U,��/H���ri:.;5>it_^s^i'rvi-;;��i'K.:';.*';/.iM:  ^ie^mgl^^ll^p^p^n^e^  ;p^h4erit;;i)^pe^fhorp^am :  jfangl^jjpUe&fl^So^erejg^ ;  ;iGaiiadai;js^nn Jaddiubn;*. ugge^^rJaiiy;  siorS|^^er||r.J|he0 '  ,T.;s.;5Bs_iJ>i��rflSih^nne1^  ^^W.5e>f��ro'MautIe��^Caira  I  FHOENIX AEkli',  WA$AiIwtix$M��.  ' s&.}>A'AAAA>Aix;:;A  ���fi MecUues,;'iSiiiiiia j��i;  ';7-�� % 8-31��l)/iii:,;;nt;;Miii-'  mYAYAmiivis'AA^AA^  |^;ip^t^jj|i;^:;"Sgyp:y:;;i:^ '  ^,,.7.,^... ,.^.^^^..... .....^^..^  PIWPRIETORS^i^illi��  ii^. .  ,li^iiha;���teIs.lcm:;Bla^ 0f.  v^'^v*./j*Vj^.-Jv^'^r-^'j-U'v*.^--���!,������-��� .r:���������''��� .'j'*,i-: v-��"V.**^'<i:"^-i!'-TAirV^-r"*1'"'''*:",'--;-i;*jtj"r-i_*-'"'-i-";/'Vr':#-i^�� vi(-'S',>Vi*-,ft-*i\i,?vr'':'kV.''';:'.-iV-.S'.-4j;^.'''"',' '.*.1- >  sf-'iif^S'siS^^  ^)prmnip^||v wnu^|^ _$.. C.  ^Bigjrj-MIDjj^  llllipwiiir^pfiw^  Moriisdn^Ati-efsori' Blk^&5;>PHOKNlX;  wmsssmm.  |^^P^^|||^e^Pac^|_iii.;  IHi^B EL I. j|||L) ri|i.r|giMorse^Heayy  AAaaAAoA^^YaYAYAA.Aya:AaAYY:.  j^'|^:_^:D:\^v:^;::SS  ,?���;t,K/, , ,sy>,y;yy,yyyy^yAYAAAA Wky:'^^&BMl^^M^^^^A^  if<ONsi^E^iiDrr|pN  :^'?'/;'".>-''ik"'':'^*l^^  ^;r ;S:|?fuHVshe'l |h  r^^pi^stbekedjwith ���"'.-"':������  1  1  ���NEAT AND  ATTRACTIVE  IfflinKilp^   li^liliDBfomcE:  l|?p|epbe^^|||iii^  ii^g|i-(i'|r^on^^app^^ ;  ;^^^|^i c ^-rem^li^d^ tH at^t lipre f?wa s^ ���  jus||^pugWi^itlM^^ ;  :!fenrstirig|.-anp7;^ei^ ;  ^a^}ii--^prthjes&;^i'^  tJi'^;;mijri'hg;;r^ou^  fflfiiiiii|ai^';'iij^^  "G%a#a2$yM'^  |h|||l[s^imip^tioiv;f practiserl:ahds^l|J;  ^^e^5l^''^5^)iinsi'iuin^c^ ���  ^_^nit;|the^inmg1|i^ :  w^^^0y^0^/$^YMSA^AsM'  ^AAA00^:'^^^:'^^^^AM^0  AA^^mmYm^^mAie^neiA^ '���  ���figiir&sliif������ Vthe ;pre';slijpmehts{ioK|;asl'  .-iKj^ieS^.i->-^r-v,th&  '  AA^AAAYAAYami.  i.^AAAAYMWO:  ^AAYA'AY7,2m  iAAYmAitySm.  AAAAmAiMf.  jfillfciii  ".Clibifp ^Vinea, Liqitorsand Cigars^alwflysiih:  '; etock. iBoard by day or wepfc. One trial and  ���S yw wil|: remember The Maple Leaf "orevfc}',YA  wAM��Mm, 'J$0y��:i  '0mMm^^Y^vt.  |,,',-'r,,,.  .;Patrdriize<hbme>Inriytr^';_;_t^  . i;dnak;^^h1x^B^r;;::'5  Oor. Standstrd ^4^ai^^, Baimei Street,  ^AmmmYmps^  __^t(lff|i5-B_; THE PHOENIX PTONERR.  Rumberger (& Taylor  AGENTS   FOR   DOMINION COPPER  COMPANY'S ADDITION TO PHOENIX  Choice Business and Residence Property in   all parts  __.. .. =  of   the   City.    fwh  at we  LAST APRIL we prophesied that Phoenix would  be shipping more ore than any camp in British  Prophesied     Columbia before the end of the year.  ' Over 250,000 tons of ore have been sent out  over the Phoenix branch of the C P. R. since July, J900~-orie year; and this  camp is today producing more ore than any mining camp, in the Province*  PHOENIX WILL SHIP AS MUCH OIlK IX lil'll AS ALL OIIIKR CAMP;* IS BRITI.H COLUMBIA TOGETHER.  Let tin (HI you HOtiiflltinii nioreiitvnit Pliociiix nml ib" p.it-��ftiiliiica (or iiive-nment.   Conespomlence,promptly an.tvi>r��<l.  RUMBERGER   &   TAYLOR, & j& & PHOENIX, B. C.  l5he BUTTE  FRANK GOFORTH, Prop.  ��� THIS popular renoit 4  i    ha* li'fti refitted,  J  JsS_r-3-'S| WINES, LIQUORS, and CIGARS.  J nulled  with    nil   'I"-- I __���1 _S��� ,".,��� .  -���  t niixlcrn Imtel uinvcii- 5    i���  i lenccA. Local nml Long \  | Distance    Telephone  1  I connection   with    tile- t  *    ��...   ....i i, >���* -   ^  The Best Appointed and Equipped  Hostlery in the Boundary.  IMPORTED ami- DOMESTIC  ���- oflic -and I" liCT'luimr. j  ti-rii for Stage nnd Rull- I  . way traffic, and every f  S ntteiitm'i K   sl�����  to {  ��� Hit- cninfurl 'ii'il con- I  vi-itieiicc    of patroim. I  ; The liutel has been en- I  t l.rgrd by ills* addition f  '  i,f fifteen   nicely   fur- I  |  inslied room", T  &._--li.��-��H<-a-��t����B��0  Comfortable Sample  _* Rooms for _**  Commercial Travelers  The  Public   Pelrow.e  Respectfully Sultcitcd.  Wc alio to please our pre-  wnl large Made ntul  deserve more. r  Dominion Ave,     PHOENIX, B. C.     ;;  I THROUGH  I .THE WEEK.  j:  &* Butte Cafe  Open  Day  -and-  ....Night  First-Class Dining Room with Private  Boxes for Families. Home Cooking.  Only the Besc of Everything to be  found in the Markets.  ��� i  I j Game in Season.  j l mmmLmAmmmim  ^������������������f^-t-f-f-f-ft-f4-4'4-f-t-'f>4-4-��>4'OOC'<  GEO. W BLAKE.  MANAUER.  ���������������������������������������HO  CALIFORNIA   WINE   CO.,  -DEALERS IN-  Fine  Wines and   &   **  the  Choicest  of  Cigars   o  Agents for Calgary   MCICAW n   r  Beer NbLMJiV, i>. I.  PALACE   LIVERY   STABLE  Stage and Transfer Line,  PHOENIX,  B. 0.  Stage leaves   Phoenix   for   Grcen-  �� oocI   S a. in.  Leaves (Jreenwood io a.   in.  Leaves Phoenix      i p. m.  Leaves Greenwood      4 p. *"���  Best turnouts in the Boundary.    Horses well suited fdr  long drives. COLLINS & HcQILLIS, Props.  Iion Bottling Works.  Greenwood and  Phoenix, B.C.  jobbers io... f jneS) Beer and Cigars  SOt.E AGENTS KOR,  KKICHSQUELLEN SEI.T-  KRh' 1II.UK LABEL UK AND li  Till' MOST HEALTHFUL'  AND KHl.-KKSIUNr, 'OF <  IjIINKKAI. WATERS.  ORDERS   BY   TELEPHONE  PROMPTLY FILLED.  _* _* H       JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  OOOCrtSCKMMOOOC?OC)OOOOC^O^^  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix strict (Hock ofPostoffice.) V. & N. Phone No.  Phoenix, B* C  fLeadingHotel of Phoenix  Eyerythmg First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Free Sample Rooms,  Finest   Liquors  and  C-��arS> b. C. HOTEL. CO.. Ltd., Props  I. BERK MAN, Manager.  Old Ironsides Avenue,    -      -     PHOENIX, B. C.  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN...  (Formerly the Metropolitan.)  High class wines, liquors and cigars ahvaysm stock. Convenient sample room for Commercial Men. First  class Cafe in connection.        ___,___,.���__��_   ���___��___  ���  Happening* #  aad $  Events That $  ' Interest $  Pioea'clans $  A vi.'itoi this week in this camp was  William l'one.st, postmaster and one  ot the townsite owneis at Coryell  ��� (foi inerly called Gladstone). For the  first time Mr. Fun est went through the  j K.nol> Hill mine, and was ol course  i amazed at the vasl tjuantities of ore in  sitiht and being laken out. Mr. Forrest says that things generally are  quiet mound Coiycll. There are some  excellent prospects in that vicinity, and  about 40 men aie working on two or  three ot them���notably the Tammany  and Molhei Lode in ihe Burnt Basin,  close by. He himself is largely intet  ested in ihe John Bull, on which considerable development woik 1ms been  done, but is not now working, owing  to a scarcity of cash in the treasniy ol  the company. However, he hits great  faith in propeity, and thinks it will be  laige producer some day.  L. W. Major, the "friend ot" the  widows and orphans," who has been  on an extended trip, returned to Phoenix last Saturday. While away he  visited Spokane, Lewiston, Portland  and San Francisco. In the latter city,  owing to the prevailing strikes, a  traveller cannot even get his hand  luggige taken to a hotel. Mr. Major  will spend .some time in camp.  ���������  Dividends are nice things to have  coming in, but it is not always lair to  judge a district by the amount that  has been paid in this way. For instance, A. L. White, of Montreal, who  was a recent visitor to Phoenix and  Giand Forks, has this to say ol the  way   the  Gianby   Co.,  is  at piesent  spending its earnings:        7,   ____  �����  "I'he public is ijcihaps not aw.ue  that all the improvements in ihe way  of a new plant at Phoenix and the  converter "and a 600 ton smelter addition at ("tand Foiks are being paid  for out of the piofits and not costing  our shareholders one cent. Mr. Miner,  our president, had prophetic insight  when he invested so largely in the enterprise and induced his nearthy friends  .- a.. i;i._.���;��>"  its   UU   ti���_.��l.��...  <N  Mr. White is also secretary of the  Granby Co, and a man ol keen observation. Heie is another paiagraph  credited to him alter his recent visit to  these parts:  ���'Altei each succeeding trip I marveled at the increasing value of our  properties, but the culminating surprise  of all was reserved tor this yeai. My  fondest anticipations of the success of  our smelting operations have been  more than lealized. Whilst standing  before No. i furnace in the reduction  works the othet night I was informed  by the loreman that the molten stream  1 saw penning out had been running  continuously 110111 the day ihe smelter  blew in until then, with the exception  of a close down during ihe holidays,  July 1 and 2, with the object ot making supposed needed repaiis. On examination, however, it was found that  the tutnace was as'good as ever and  that ii did not iequne relining. . .  ���'This showing, I Leheve, breaks all  records for copper smelting, the fui ���  nace having been in operation continuously for nearly a year with the  exception refened to. Consequently  I was not surpiised to learn that the  plant iu this period had tie.ited ovei  188,000 tons ol oie. With the addition of Ihe two additional furnaces  and the converter now being installed,  the enlarged plant will have a total  capacity of 1,300. tons a day. Cheapness ot smelling is an accomplished  lact. Mi. Hodges, the superintendent,  has certainly not overlooked a single  detail wheie economics in handling  these self-fluxing ores could be accomplished and is entitled to all the credit  iie is receiving fiom metallurgists  throughout the country."  Receiving Scant Courtesy.  The mine-owners' .memorial is receiving scant courtesy at the hands of  the provincial, press. Scarcely one  publication has a word of endorsation  for it, and all agree that it is a document that should never have been exposed to the light of criticism. Perhaps the hardest knock it has received  is from Hon. j.-.H.'Turner, who, in a  column interview in the Colonist,  literally tears it to shreds. We have  not the space at our disposal to quote  from Mr. Turner's interview^ Suffice  il to say, it is a fearful arraignment of  the position of the mine-owners. It  now remains with the mine-owners to  show they are right and the provincial  press and Mr. Turner wrong.���Nelson  Economist.  ^m*ffmi*f*ff*ff*trm*!ffflifi_?  j��j�� AND ELSEWHERE '# * _-_  Moyie Miners' Union,��Jro, 71 has  been incorpoiaied.  Dick Lorah has been visising his  old haunts at Sandon.  The city of Grand Forks "is piepai-  ing to spend $9,000,011 a new school  building.  Cranbiook is billed to hold a mines al,  agriculttiial and industiial c\h;bition  on September 251I1 10 27 th.  Edit.r Duncan Ross, of the C'leen-  wood Times, was a visito'i to the pl.ice  where the mines are, last Suunay.  Last week Fiiday fne destroyed  about 150,000 feet of lumber that had  been stacked in Katie's lumber yard,  at Cascaoe.  H. A. Blackbuin, editoi of the  Kootenaian, and Miss Mabel Davenport, of Nelson, weie married in that  city last week.  Adveitising is the greatest; constiuc-  tion foice yet evolved in the:cience of  business, and business is a siience in  every sense of the word. ,    ���  The first issue of the West Fork  News, under the management of Jas.  Grier, is expected to make its appeal-  ance on or about the 20th 111st.  Last yeai the total oie pioduction  of the Slocan  City Mining Division  was  2,847   t0"S  UP l0 d'",lt; t'lis )'e'"  the same  distiici has pioduced 2,879  tons.  j. A. Munson, who owns the Summit hotel in Phoenix, has a constiuc-  tion contract ot one mile, netu Cuilew  lake, on the Grand Foiks and Republic railway.  Another dividend amounting to $12,-  500 will be paid August, 3cj.b by..the  Rambler-Cariboo Co., bunging ulie  total dividends paid by the propeity  up to $127,500.  It is repotted that the Cascade  Powei Co. pin poses lenting motois to  Kettle river valley larmeis, who will  utilize the electricity in pumping watei  irom the rivei   foi   inigati.n purposes.  The entire business poition of Aim-  strong, Ii. C, was destioycd by fire  last Saturday; loss$80,000, insurance,  $18,200. A man named Eagles, s.iid  to be demented, was accused of stai t-  ing the fire and contessed his guilt.  The Grand Foiks Dnving Paik and  Athletic Association has elected the  tollowing provisional tuistees, pending  inco'poialion:, Commodoie K. S.  Biden, Al. Tiaunweisei, Alex. Millei,  James Andeison and Lloyd A. Manly.  A 10,000-foot aenal nam is to be  built to connect the Silvei Hill and  other properties lo a shipping point on  Crawford Iiay, in the Ainswoiih division. Yhe nam will have a capacity  of 225 tons a day.  Piot. S. J. McLaien, the federal  commissioner on iailwa\ lates giiev-  ances, wil! hold a session at Rossland  August 301I1. He a'so holds hiscotiit  on this tiip at Winnipeg, Portage _ la  Pratiie, Piince Albeit, Kegina, Cnl-  gaiy, Edmonton, RcveNtoke, Yan-  couvei, Lethbndt-e and I'landon.  The Selby Smelting and Refining  Co. of Calilornia, lost by ioble\  neaily $300,000 worth of gold bullion  last wee'*. The thieves tunneled 1111  der the bullion building, and gained  an entiance thiough which, the gold  biicks weie taken. I'he whole aff.i'n  was skillfully planned and^ca^iied out.  HOLE   C0N1RACT SYSTEM IN ROFSLANO.  Supsfiitetident Davis Makes Some Inlcresllnj;  Comparisons.  Carl A. Davis, supeiintendent of the  Wai Kagle and Centie Stai mines, fin-  nishes ihe following figures in the B..  li. Mining Recoicl, showing the advantage of the "hole-contiact" system, as  used in those mines, ovei the oidin-  ary..s\stem of employing miners.  * In this connection 1 may add,'" he  says, "that the advantage thus gained  by the employer is not loss to the  workmen. The minei now receives  daily $4 to $4.25 as against $3.50'  under the wage system."'  The comparative cost of stoping,  calculated Irom 46,849 tons of oie  sloped by contiact and 13,818 mined  under foiiner conditions, is as   follows:  Contiact Syt-teni, Watte System  Per Toil I'ui Ton  nrlllintr *0.3*i0 iO 750  Ulitstintr 0 021 O.llo  Explosives... 0100  Total   ...!i 0.477 W 805  In development thc percentage of  gain is nol so gieat but it is iivipoitant  nevertheless.    The table is:  Contini'l System, Wane Syatem  Pel Foot Per Foot  Diilling 35,'!(i !j8.:'G  BlatliiiK    ...   0 08 2.78  Explosives  .     2.75  Total *8.79 $11.14  These last figures are calculated  from the ccsl of diiving 1,244 leel  under the new system and 1,377 under the day si stem.  A Parable.  l'eliold the adveitiser went forth to  ���,ow.  And when he sowed, some seed fell  nto hand-bills and dodgeis and the  stieet clcaiici came and gatheied them  up.  Some lell among conceit and thcatei  progiams and the people being intei-  csted in the peifoimauee and not in  baigain1;, they wen; left on the settts  01   ciunipled and tin own on the flooi.  And some,lell among fake schemes  and the gilt enteipnsei, and popular  contempt sjirang tij) and choked tnem.  But some tell into the >- newspapers  which found theii way into ihe homes  of people who had time to lead ihein,  and they brought toith fitiit, some a  hundied, some sixty and some thiity  told.  Who has ears let him heai.���Ex.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.!  NOTICK.  Wheclin.  llineia! �� laim, situate in tlie Kettle  Snrr    MuiIiik    I>im��'oii   iil Vale  district  Where located     I" Orieimowl ciiinp  Tnke notice Hint  I, r'.corj;i. W.   Kiimlwrger,  I'ret-Miner'1.' crtifc ilc Nu  11 40,388. fur m>8clf  and afjfiit for John .Miilli.<yi, Trie Miner'. Cer-  lific.iteNo B 40.J2S, intern! sixty dins from the  dnti hereof io.ipplj to the milling jccoider for a  certificate of improvements iur the imrpose of  obtaining a crown (frant uf the above named  ciiim-  Aud   further  lake  notice that action, under  Section 37, m.wt be commenced before the iwu-  11 nee of such certificate of iiniiroveiiientri.  DtiUd thuotlidny of August 1901.  3.48 ti. W. RUMBBROKR.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  I . Notice ii hereby g��en that the partnership  I heretofore snb.istiiiK between   us,f the   mider-  signeit. as tiholcsale h<|iior merchants in the  'town or Cascade and City of Plioemx, Ilrltlsh  , Columbia, under the 11,11111., title and firm of V.  I Mourner "c Co , has thin day been dissolved by  mutual consent.    All debts on ing to the Raid  partners-hip are lo be paid to Victor Moimier at  Phoenix nforesaid, and nil claims against the  said partnership are lo be presented to the said  Victor il outlier by ��� horn the same will be paid  Dated this loth dm of June, A. I)., 1911.  ,.        I>. W   MORGAN.  Witness to the signature ol Datid Morgan.  A. M. WlllTI.SIDIt. '  V. MONNII'R.  Witness to the siguntare of Victor Monuier,       '  .6-39 I). WHrTESIDI',  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Cracker Jack ^fille!-al Claim, situate m Kettle  River Mining Ditisioii of Yale District  Where located:   In Greenwood Camp  Take notice that I, George W. Rumberger,  Fre^ Miners' Certificate No b 40 3S8. acting for  myself and agent for Harry Nash, Hue Miners'  CertificateNo h 41,42s intend, sixty da>s from  thedate hereof to apply to the mining recorder  for a Certificate of Improt cmciits (or tlie purpose  ofoblaiiiluga Crown Grautoflhe above named  claim  Aud further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the is-  J suniiceuf such certificate of nnpro\enients.  Dated this 12th dav of Julj, A, 1)., 1901.  35-44 Geo. \V. Rumberger.  MINERAL ACT.  .Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Moscow Mineral   lniiu. situate   in   the   Kettle  Ri\cr    Mining    Division   of Vale  District.  Where located :   In Greeunood   amp.  '    Take notice that I, George   \V   Kuiuberger,  I Vree Mmer'i   ertificnte Mo b 4o,3SS, for mjbelf  ��� and agent for J. lr   Ilenienna. l'ree Miner' s er-  I tificateNo l'4o__4 and James Morall, 1 ree Mm  lei's    ertific.ite No   b 41.419, intend si\ty day  I froyi thedate hereof to applj to the mining re-  1 (.order fur a certificate of improvements for the  purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above-  named chum. '  And f.irther take notice Ih.t action, under Section 37, must be commenced b-fore the issiiniicc  ofsucli certificate of improvemeuls.  Dated this 32nd d.l} of June, A  I) , 1001  33.41 l"._o. W. Ktj-miikkghr.  Go to Zminiei man for watches,  clocks and jewelry. Opposite Eastei n  Townships Bank.  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION-  NOTICE is herein gnen that the partnership  h(retolore subsisting between Slum _. Mo ague  as bakers inthecit\ of Phoenix, has thib <la\  di'solt ed b> mutual consent. All debts owing to  the said firm to be pud tei J b. McClg 4--, b}  v\ ham all accounts w ill b..' settled  Dated at I"h')-in\, B C , July 31,1901  STEPHEN SI.IV'.'.  (\MESS. McCAiJUE.  Witness-   TII0S   I. R VAN-  MINERAL ACT.  Y Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Oronoco" am!  "Yukon"   Fractional    Mineral  Ciimns, situati m llii KtttlL  Ruer Mining  Division  oi   \ale   District     Where  located  Giceiiwood 11 nip  Take   notice that I,   Geoige W.   Riimlierger,  Tree Miner's   ertificalc No. b |o 3��, mt.'ild sl<et\  d.i\-.froiil thedate hereof lo applj to the Mining  Kecoreter for certibc.ites of liiipioiemciil for the  purpose of obtaining cioh 11 giants for the nboie  named claims  And further take notice th.it action, under Section 37, must be commenced before the. issuance  of such certificates of iniproeeinent  Dated this 22ml dav of June. A. D , 1901.  -j.41 G IO. W. Rl-MBERCER  Call For Tenders.  'Tenders v. ill be received for the building of the '  I.nqtish ehirch .it Phoenix, II    t* , lit  the  officii  of Messrs     Aldli.nn   tc  Illuut, Phoenix,     H.  C  |  Tende-s tolie in hj   Tliur-^liiv,  >-iig   22nd. 1901.  I'l ins and specifications can lie seen at the- above  olfiee after Aug. islh    The lowest o*- ,111} tender  not iivcess.inh accepted.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE  Alma 1'iactional and PairpUv Kiaction Mineral  laims    Situate  in    Giand   borks Mining  Division of Yale District     Wheie located���iu  Greenvvooel camp, east of th.- Citv ori'hoemx  Take    nolle.'   that I, John    bonis Grahame  Abbott acting as agent for the British Columbia  (Rosslniiil nnd Moc.in) Syndicate, Limited, 1-rcc  Mmei's certificate No   1141161, intend 60 dav-,  fiom the date   h'leof'o apply to the Mining  Record    for certiilcatesi,ninproveine'iits for the  purpose oCobtaiuing a Crown Grant of each of  theabov eel-urns  Ami further take nolic" tint action under sec  tion 37 must bv* c.iiiiiuencetl before the issuance  of such certifidtes ol Impiovements  Daled this 26th dn> J lunar} , 190J.  36 I. G aubott  APPi ICATION FOR TRANSFER  OF LIQUOR LICENSE.  Notice isheiebv given that I will make ap  plication to the board of License ComuusMoue-rs  of the Citv of Phoenix at its next meeting for 11  Uausfe.1 of the liquor 1 cense now held by me-, to  sell liquor bv retail in Ihe Itulte Hotel,  situate 011 Dominion Avinuc, Citj of Phoenix,  to Er.ink Goforth.  c w .\nnorr.  Dated this 3HI day of August, A. D., 1901.      3S-12  , II Vl.CYON    HOI'   SPItlMIS    SVMTAlin'M  , II     The     most    complete LI   f   A   I    T U  I 011 the continent of North  ""_���'"  1 \1ner1e.1       Situated   midst. R  P S 0 R T  iseelierv unnv.illeil  ioi gian    "   ���-  ��   "   "    *  iliur   'noating, I'lshiiig and Excursions.    Kesi  dent Phvsician ami  Nuise.    Telegiaphic com  iniiiiicntiun with  all parts of the world;   two  ii'-uls arnve and depart even da..    Its baths  ! eilie ill nervous ami iniiscnl ir di-eases.   Us nut  er'i Ileal allKiduev , Liver and Stomach Ailments  Terms    $is lo $iS per week, ncco,ding to resi  deuce 111 hotel 01 villas     Halcvou springs, Ar-  uivv Lake. Ii C.   ' Vj 'V.'  oirm��..,J.i.u,iij-uJim.vj  [WaigfiH^yi.T|nqrofT^ar'f>��f^ ii.iih;hii��-i�� nilii ����-_-_�����  $3,000    *    IN  IZES    ^   $3^000  MONDAY  SEPTEMBER 2nd  Driiig Contest,   Atheiic Sports, Firemen's Tournament,   Horse Racing  The Midway Brass Band will be in Attendance  Special Excursion Rates From All Points in Kootenay  R. W. JAKES, Major.  Chairman Kxecutive'Committeo.  M. H. KANE,  Chairman General Committee.  DUNCAN ROSS,  Secretary.  MWMnajMMiuiHmiMwwui'.ma-Ba  _____  :.��:'_Sk'tft'4',-"SK  . ^W���   *T��, ajvb�����^_  Foi Rent, the Stennviiider  Hotel, located on First street,  near Knpb Hill  avenue.  'Do-u  ing a good business.    Will'  lease for six months or a year,  furnished. Immediate posses-  Apply,  C. H. MULL1N, Prop.  Phoenix, B. C.  sion.  ���t-  t  HOTELj Beavefton, B."...  ' o  A Comfortable Stopping Place  in the Heart of the West  Fork Mines  Plenty of Feed for Horse  ,w. J  ������������������������M  FRANCIS. 'J  MANAGKR.      , X  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,742,535  RESERVE FUND  -  -   $1,050,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORb.  R. W Hkseki-r, President.  Hon. M. II. Cochkask, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell. G. Stevens,  J N.  Galer,   N. \V.  Thomas, C. K.   Kathan, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  1IKAB OKHICK, SHERBROOKE, P. Q  Wm.   Fakwkli.,   Gen'l  Mgr.,  Jas   MacKinnon,   Assistant Gen'l Mgr.  ���   EnGM.1.,  Local Mgr.  S 1'. Mousy, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province ofQuebe-c��� '  Montreal, H Austin, Manager.  Waterloo, W. I Hnggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Contuisvillc, H  1". Williams. Mgr.  Coaticook, E. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. I.. Ball, Mgr  Granby, W. H. Robinson. Mgr.  Bedford, K. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog^E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St  Hjacinthe, J.   Lafr.imboise, Mgr.  Orinstovvii, W. H. Iturgrave, Mgr.  Iu Province or British Columbia���  Grand Forks, Wm. Spier, Mgr  I'hoenix. I'. W   slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents    in    Canada,   Bank  of  Montreal   aud  Branches  "     London, Kng , National Dank of Scotland.  "     Boston, National Exchange Bank.  "     New York, National Park Bank  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued foi au\ required amounts, good at  all points in Canae'a,   U. ts   and Europe.    Exchange bought and sold  SAVINOS     BttANCIl      Di:i'AKTME>T      AT       EACH  OlFICI .  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.  Office Hours   10-3. Saturday from 10 to 1  Spohane hh id northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN Jl'Y.  The only all-rail toute between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points, connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific undo R S.  N.Co  Connects atNel-ou with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points  Connects at Mever's Falls with stage dailv lor  Republic, and connects at liossburg Willi ^tage  elailv for Grand Porks and Greeunood  nufTet Sle-pei run on passenger trains between Spokane and Northport  hFI-ECTIVi: SUNDAY, M\Y5, 1901.  Leave.  Dailv Train                     Arrive.  q 00 a m.  Spokane  7 35 !>��� >��-  .2 so a. 111  ..   Rossland     ...          4 10 p in.  9 is a m. .   .     Nelson  .     . .      ., .  7 15 p. 111.  II. \ JACKSON,  Gen rnl Passenger Agent  VmciFienY  .EXCURSIONS.  SIXTY DAY LIMIT TO BUFFALO VIA ALL RAIL LAKE  ROUTE     ..    Via St  Paul  or Chicago  S00 LINE  August 16-20.      Sept. 3-17.      Oct. 1-15  THROUGH SLEEPING CAR  KOOTENAY LANDING TO  TORONTO; ONE CHANGK  TO BUFFALO   For Tinic-tabtes, rates  and   full .information  call on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W.  Di-y, E.l.COYI.F,,.  Agent, A.C.P.Agt.  Phoenix, 15. C.   Vancouver, M.C.  ]. S.: Carter,,D. P. A.,  ! Nelson, B. C.  '���- -'W-wL  >' '-.-'.Pm^  lL '".SB  '��� m-\m  i_t7i��i  . ii, fl S^'ni^  Mr*]  *'   '    iW&m  jg7      J  r          ' ��� c&Wfcl9a  J^7]  -���"fisf'-S  - V_M*t_H  '    IflS'^lfH  ���^s  su  >i'|-1f-;  -Ift  '    - A ' AM  mm  ff :%\'i\  mifA  wm  mu  ,!*���  1 V i,  1     *  ��S_?5  * >SHP"  ' m  ��� m^  Ir&^ti  "'.  1 ���'���^,!,.^.,, 0k  hrm  �� -v  Js-r.'if s.  THH PHOENIX >tONEE^  ���IflPaeaP-?  Men\s Purnishlngs 111 SEARS*   GENTS'  A placf ia a { mall Town where you can get tlie same styles  as in the largfcs^ and most fashionable haberdashery.  LAW-McQUAID   COMPANY.   Limited  OPPOSITE OLD  IRONSIDES HOTEL.  itedl  For a Fine Fitting Suit of Clothes or a Spring  Overcoat, made up in the latest style and with the  best trimmings, call on  McAULIPFE,   THE   TALIOR  Opposite the Post Office.  Who carries a large stock of Fine English, French and Scotch Tweeds and  Serges.   Only uiiion h< >lp employed.  ffrg/g\C_/SN&/g^  ; , - - ,        , -_�� __        '  =DRY   GOODS, BOOTS  SHOES.  Down  the  Prices  Having decided to clos9 out our Dry Goods We are  now offering our Entire Dry Goods Stock at COST in-  eluding Carpets and Bed Sheeting. Still have a few Nob  by Shirt Waists left, although are going fast. Boys' and  Gent's Clothing Away Down. Don't overlook our Choice  Gent's Neckties, just received.  OLD IRONSIDES AVENUE.  .*���-  CHAS. SEARS.  Managi  ;er.  ���j  8  ?0SgqteS00gM*ti(iP��^^  r  \  The Local Grist.   I  t T  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Greenwood.  Both 'phones.  Tiavel into Phoenix is incteasing  again. .  J. F. Walker made a trip to Cascade  last Tuesday.  Horn, August 8, to the wife \V. H.  Docksteadcr, a boy.  Win. Spiei diove up from Grand  Foiks with .Mis. .Spier last Monday.  J. li. McAitliiii, of Columbia, spent  a couple of days in the city this week.  The foundations for the new $15,-  000 Hank hlock aie now well advanced.  H. E. Casselman, of Giand Foiks,  was registered at the Victoria Tuesday.  Special sale of remnants at the  Hunter-KendrickCo. Come and take  them away.  For Sale���Second-hand sewing machine, in good ordei. Inquire at  ' Pioneer office.  Manied, al Greenwood, August 8th,  Miss Bessie Casey and Jeremiah Casey,  both of Phoenix.  Tom Rodeiick returned Saturday  from a six weeks trip to 20-Mile creek  in the Similkameen.  J. T. Lawience, of the Phoenix  laundry, announces that hereafter he  will do a cash business only.  A bridge burned on the Nakuspand  Slocan road between Nakusp and  Roseberry last Monday night.  "The Man With the Hoe" will be  the man with the dough if he has a  good hoe and will advertise it,  Thursday was jierhaps the hottest  day of the year here thus far. In th'e  shade the mercury registered 85.  Angus Cameron, J, P., and Geo. C.  Rose have been empoweredrto hold  small debt couit sittings at Cascade.  William Anderson, supeiintendent  of the Cascade water power improvements, was in the' city - early in the  week. <  Chas. A. McClung & Co., the well  known feed and grain merchants, have  adopted the cash system in their business.  William Burns, formerly provincial  inspector of schools, has been ap  pointed principal of the Normal school  at Vancouver.  Jeny Spellman, of Rossland, and  well known all through this section,  died at the Sacred Heart hospital,  , Spokane, last Sunday.  Rev. David Rcid, of Vancouver, is  saia to be on the way to Phoenix, with  a view to starting a Congregational  church���the first one in Southeastern  British Columbia.  Wm. Yeargin and G. V. Alexander,  , Oi* Republic, both ol whom are county  commissioners for Ferry  county, weie  '   in   the   city   last Sunday, on   a trip  through the Boundary.  Two years ago Phoenix Miners'  Union No. 8 was organized. The  event was celebrated by an anniveisaiy  ball, where a large number enjoyed  themselves till a late hour last night.  Bob Horrell, the tailor, moved into  his new place in the Boyle block, on  Knob Hill avenue, last Thursday.  Mr. Horrell experts his family to arrive from Winnipeg in a short time.  Last Sunday Bela lvadish, superintendent of the Noithpoit smelter,  where a strike is on, was arrested for  carrying deadly weapons. He was  released undei $1,500 for the next  county court.  The city of Phoenix has been billed  for $992.25 for two hose carts, 1,000  feel of hose and other fne brigade  paiaphernalia, which was shipped from  Toronto on the 27th of July,and  should anive shortly. _'"    .  McRae Bros. & Smith, the stationers  and newsdealers, have begun the woik  ot construction on a new building on  their lot on Knob Hill avenue, adjoining Boyle's drug store. The building will be 30x40 feet in size.  Dr. G. M. Foster, of Greenwood,  partner of Dr. R. B. Boucher, of Phoenix, has accepted a position as first assistant on the hospital staff of the new  railway now building into the Boundary. Di. W. 0. Duaon, ofSpokane,  is in charge.  The Grand Foiks lacrosse team will  play a return match with the Nelson  cam .a Nelson, August 22. The team  has also been invited to meet the  Kamloops twelve as well as to give an  eihioition game at Spokane dining the  inteistate fair.  1 he removal  ol the Burns butcher  shop  to  its  piopei   location   on l)c.  shop.    This   week the   Summit hotel Or__nliln_ ihe Pencil I'uatiem.  has been raised several feet to conform      -y\w^ ^   Mc-Nnuglil, an old news-  to the Knob Hill avenue grade. papefman, at p.esent manager of Hal-  School is expected   to open   Mbn-  ryon   Hot  Springs,   has   '���cut out ihe  day in  the  new  school  building,  on  following eiictilar, in i.gni'il  lo  organ  ing a Journalists'Institute- lew K.istein  British Columbia:  W^-^VJW  in Dominion Copper Co. and Old  ironsides Townsirc Lots.  Knob Hili avenue.  Bom, to the wife of J. P. Shannon,  Grey Eagle avenue, yesteiday morning, a son.  Wm. Yolen Williams, of the Gianby  Co., left this week foi a vacation in  the east.  E. Escalet, the well-known Rossland cateier, has been looking ovei  the camp this week.  Theie i�� a pmpiisiil in I111111 a I on iii-  alists institute lot Kaslein II. C, and  so fai the piopos.il has been lavoiahly  receded.  'I heie is no institute in  II. (.'.    The  neatest   is the  Western Canada   lioin  Poit Aithni lo Culgaiy,  the picnJenl  ot   tthirh  is Mi. John I. Young, C.il  _ary  Heiald     Information   is   belli.  J. H. McKechnie, of Gianby, Que., obtained conieimng similai Disunites  manager of the Gianby Rubber Co., and as soon as this is got ami a lavoi-  was a visitor in camp this week. , able response is iceeiveu   fit mi a   inn-  Anthony J. McMillan, ol theSnoH joril) of journalists a meeting uill be  shoe, leturned   Thursday fi0111  a sev-, ,,e,'l ln last week ol Septeinbei   to  in-  eial months' trip to England.  stopping  at  the mine, J.   W.  uiguiate the institution  I shall be pleased to hear fiom \ou.  Yotiis fialernally,  I'mis. N. McNauisiii.  BUSINBSS MENTION.  Melloi sells wall papei.  Lodging house   to lent.  He is.  Astleyj  having come in with him. '  Geo. W. Blake has taken   chaige of!  the Butte Cafe, opening last  Sunday. '  The dining room is now on thegiound ,  [floor and   has   been   fitted up in neat I  and comfortable style, i  Syd T. Coulton, of the local bianchj  of   the  Hunter-Kendrick  Co.,   Ltd., |McAithui& Monk,  leaves  today for a month at   his  old 1  home at Stiatford, Ont.    While away j     See Almstrom & Herg at  he will visit New Yoik  City  and   tlie'de" hotel' ])����'lnl��" avenue. *  Pan-American exposition at Buffalo.! See Mellor for paints and oils. *  Geo. Mead will also go at same time' Ifj'ou wish'a fust class cigai, call  and visit at Simcoe, Ont. ' tor the Miners' Union. *  :V hotel is being built at Fou.th of. For Sale-5-Octave Piano. Apply  July cieek, on the Phoemx-Giand t0 Mis.W. B-Willcox, Giev Eaale avt'  I'oiks wagon loau. W. H.-Dinsmore, 1  the proprietor, obtained  a   license  at I  Apply  to  t  the  Nor-  4T .function of WliiiiHHW Greek mul .Similkiunccn River, at the loot of  ** Copper unil Kennedy inimiitaitie, famous for their enormous show  lnt!s of Copper nml.("old ores, nine miles ��lx>ve Princeton. Copper  field in thu nut 11 nil Sim-lter City ami minim; eenter for thin dii>ti-i<-t iin-l  Hotitli U> thu Iim-riiiitiniiiil Ixmndiiry. Several hundred linrse power j*  iilrciuly dcvi'luiu-d in Whipmiw Creek. Lurg-'. Smelter Site reserved'  . Conl eroppiiiKH nml exp'iKureH tmtler and surronmliiit: townsite, mid hi-  Wtialioii* lire pending Mr exploitation of luljiininir eo.J measures I-  the went. , Aim) oxten.ivo raiieliing, fruit and rattle..ritisimr.  .Mr. Curtis hint gou�� to HiiiHtrvtHn the platting of lots mul Will r< -  nerve for I'hoonlx anil (i recti wood piirehapcu. iixi-InWvpJy a iiniii'her i4 \  the lievi lotn on thu biirilneHS mi I residential ��tre;'t,. ���-Kir.t cioice (������  those lirst applying ami payin, it deposit to the ii��derni_neil. Prices.  HI8, ���M i��n<l *oO for lots on buninn.8 streets, anil $:W'mid i25 for lotH 0:1  ru.ideiiiiitl Hlrei'tM. A limiteil numljer only will lie Hold at these .prices.  VTRI'MS���One half cuhIi, Imlnttce in niic month.. The big hooin in tin'  TT:irc oini'lcmi'-i-n ininintf i-niintrv i>�� lfH_inniii_.    Wliv  not he in it ?  $ r"OPPERFIELD TOWNSITE Co.  Jjj V_rf   ROBERT BARR, Agent, Bellevue Hotel, Phoenix  *._-._-._-._-._-._-._._-._..__..��� ^ .d&*_646_ft_ft  $1850  $6500  Takes Lot and l'iiilijiii_ in Lower  $77.50 per month.     Kasy leinis..  For a;good biisiness eunici-. Iliiildin  'own.   Nets  n  lK,.vs .*5 l'L>1' <''-'l,, '" m:inev  Some 1 hoice corners fur sale on easy Vims' in hot  lower towiis.      .,  Lois I'.it- -.-ale on oii'v t-ini.-i in'--'Ni-w Y'lik'  \\'c Ininsncl  a <f|.iieriil llmkt-i'iii?!  lis is  ; mi same  :i ��iniiei.  1 upjifi an.I  lort ll-'li".  "il-lncss,  WARTHUR _. MONK, Agents  oi'l-CIC: Okavs-Wii.i.iams Block.  the recent meeting of the Boundaiy  Cieek Commissioners at Cascade. The  location is on the line of the Phoenix  branch of the new railway.  C. H, Eschbaugh, of Rossland, representing the It.temationa! Coires-  pondence Schools, of Scranton, Pa.,  spent several days here this week. The  schools  have  over 1,400 students  111  and  the Kootenays, and some 30 or 40 in  Phoeniv. The couises given receive  the highest endorsements from practical men.  Call on Mellor loi sash, doois  glass  Ask for the Miners' Union Cigai.  Clear Havana Filler.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Rendell  Block, Greenwood. V. & N. phone 96.  Mellor does painting. *  Good comfortable rooms at reason-  iable lates, at Norden,hotel, Dominion  avenue. *  Union   cigai.  The usual sei vices conducted  the pastor, Rev. J. M. Millai, M. A.,  in St. Andrew's Presbyterian church  tomonow at 11 a. m, and 7:30 p. ni.  Sabbath school and Bible class at 3 p.  m., and C. E. on Wednesday evening  at 8 o'clock, A cordial invitation extended to all.  A tempoiaiy obseivatory has been  erected near the C. P. R. depot, foi  convenience of Otto J. IClotz, Dominion government astronomer, who  with   his  assistant,   Mi.   Werry,   will  Ask for the Miners  Clear Havana fillei.  Paper hanging by Mellor. *  , j ("o to Zimmerman foi watch repair  ing. Opposite Eastern Townships  Bank.  Mellor uses only the best matenal  and employs union laboi. '"  See Almstrom & Berg at the N01-  den hotel. Dominion avenue. *  Furnished Rooms to Let���Suitable  for housekeeping. Apply Log Cabin  Hotel, Dominion Ave. West. f  Stoves and offices for rent in the  the McMillan block. Apply to Mc-  Arthur &��� Monk. *  F I R ST   AN NUALi  LABOR % DAY  ^CELEBRATION  McRAE BROS. & SMITH |  Leading Stationers  anil Newsdealers  #���        of PHOENIX  5,  , ffC.  IN GREAT VARIETY.  GRAVES-  WriXIAMS  BLOCK.  ��&w*  (���-���-������-���-���-���-���-���-��� -���-���-���-���-��-���-���-���-���-��-.��.-#-^ii^:  ���-������-���  ����� ���  -_C-  PHdENIX, B; C;  New York Central  v.&x.'PHU���e6fe.    Mrs. A. Ii. Hs!t Propretor.  FURNISHED    ROOMS   AND     PRIVATE     BOARD  o-��-��-.��-��-#-#-��HK-��-r-#-#-oe-  ������'-rO -���-���������;���-#-#-#-#. ��-��-#-��..  Mori;' Sept; 2,  NORTH  END. OK KJK.ST  I OOI'.!���'     J.'E. Meagher, Prop. #  ��� ���' I The Finest to be had in Wines, Liquors and Ci.ais.  STREET  likliif'l-  ���I'HOKNIX. II. (V  $5,000 IN   PRIZES  Horse Races, Foot Races,  Tug of War, Double  Hand Drilling Contests, Football Match, Etc., Etc.  ..W.ZIMME  spend some time in taking obsei vations j    Nitrous oxide and oxvgen foi   pain-  in connection with the deteimining of | less extiaction of teeth a't   Dr.   Mathi-  the exact location of the 49th parallel  of latitude at Midway.���Advance.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co.  has secured the contract to furnish  timber foi the 860-foot tunnel on the  new Boundary railway. This timber  will be furnished from theii Cascade  mill, which is located but a tew hundred feet from the mouth of the tunnel.  About three-fourths of a million feet  will be required.  Last Sunday a flat car, loaded with  several thousand bricks foi the new  Bank block, got away at the depot and  ran down the Brooklyn spur. It  sti tick a couple of cars of heavy machinery that had just been spotted at  the mine, but did no fuithcr damage  than to scatter bricks in all directions,  aud pretty well smash up the car they  were on  son's.    Both phones. *  If you wish a first-class cigai call for  the Mineis' Union. *  Good comfortable rooms at leason  able rates, at Norden hotel, Dominion  avenue. *  Wanted by lady:���Position as cook  or waitress, or anything else. Apply  to G. E. Kinnaid, Union hotel.  For Sale���General stoie 111 Cascade  complete with - buildings, fixtures,  stock, etc. Immediate possession on  agreed terms. Addiess, Asprey, Cas  cade  Go to Zimmerman for gold rings,  Opposite Eastern I'ownshins Bank.  ! SPORTS  ��� ���  Watchmaker and Jeweler  Has ..Opened in tlie Morrison-Anderson-  ^''ildin^, opp. Eastern Townships Hank  Fine Watch Repairing.  IX.  FOR FUKTHKI' I'ARTIOUI-ARf'. ,\I'I>1(KS.��  .1. M. TAVI.oii  ll(  .��."'. Oli'lirnlioi: (.'ommiiii  SMOKE  ELGWNA  Th^ospcdor's Exchange i$  CIGARS  UNION -MADE.  MUCH TROUBLE* WITH FOREST FIRES.  Forest fires have been pievailing  again during this week on all sides of  Phoenix. All the way up from Eholt  on the railway, there is almost a suing  of them���all doing a great amount ol  damage, in the way of timber being  destioyed. It is claimed that most of  them are the lesult of spaiks from the  locomotives on the C. P. R., which  should be fitted with spark  arresters.  Wednesday and Thursday the fires  weie paiticulaily bad,    The latter day  the    Hartford  hotel   was threatened,  and a force of men were out  fighting  the (lames.    The same day the entire  force at the Snowshoe mine  uete  out  to fight the fiie which uas raging on  the Alma claim  owned by the  Snow-  shoe people.     A number of the members of the  Phoenix  fire depaitment  also went out and assisted.     The 250  cases of powder that had been removed from the powder house  near there  were brought back eaily in the  week,  but had to be removed again to a place  'if safety.  From one point on the Midway  claim seven or eight different fires  could be seen at one time,     As fai as  <iii hiui'ii mine  :'i)H|it.-i'! fur mil.  _ I    UK 11    f|lll    II'-  ~ ~r~.~"."".-'       ���-"-������'������   ������'-'���'���    pllll, Willi Mltlllf/l-n  m.w.v.,.11   1     tv 1       -.-1     "J'J'"'1"i'*- ' "'-I'l.i'i'iiii/ .1 |ii-iip..|lv  i|iii,.|j|v  a,.  iiiil'M'cUimI,    Weiimki'ncpui'ittltv uf frcu millii j- ....11 '  Coiu-f.|)oiiilem'utolirit.d   . AddivHH':'  of oie, ��t,itine price and turnm.  I"-  Room a k W-C Block, InVIhYii. ��. (\  >|il'lll!i).  ANI.RF'V V. ifO-'K.VUKKiiKU, \h  PHOENIX PRODUCE  CO.  Pruit, Produce and Grocerier.  l-'resli (ioods Arriving Con-  lintially.   Prompt Ueliverv.  UN. I'liriiic No. c,j.  PHOENIX, B. C  es..*o..*.e��..o.  "�����������������������������������.eoe..���������������.. e.o  ��� ���������B����^0.,,��,,#,o_,,,..#.s#((,#OB90s-#9#>etf  Try some of CHRISTIES'  CRtlAM ?OD.V.S, acknowledged  by all to be the'bust, unless it is  some one trying to sell 1111 infoiior  article, We carry a full line of  those celebrated goods. Cheapest  place in the city for  ��  *  1  t  ��� <  Fruit  PINTS,  QUART.-s    and  (1ALS.  HALF  .    $1.10, $1.4(1 $1.65  Our Fruits are all shipped in by  express, and while they cost a  little more you always (tet them  direct from tbt'oichaids.  can be learned the only damage thus  minion avenue has been completed, as f_, done is to the valuable standing  well as that of the McAulifie tailor timber, which is considerable.  2? People's Cash Stores  iMorrlson-Anderkon Ukck.  Huliinm Ilkcl.  $  ��  e  e  e  0  e  ��  a  e  o  a .  ��  0  ���  o  o  a  ��  the balance of Our Summer  STOCK in all departments at  GREATLY;"  'Reduced prices.  Do not Miss the OPPORTUNITY to secure some of the barga:  ms.  Dry Goods,   -TT  Clothing      *������'  V. 4N. TEL. 84.  DOMINION AV��.  Boors   and  Shoes.  ��� ������������. os ��4i 90 o.��. 00 <*a ���������������� aa.Qoe. 9e_��>��oeeo<noee o e��o#&eo_o  '������-��������e��l,M,���(|48(|(^(st^^ti^t9#je(|MM  ��  - ���  *  ��  ��  9  a  9  t  *  ��  W#  '!?��������' ��� Vi-!''  i-. s. �����*".-  l'"l-'-'K,i|rtS:V' 'f''"'."."1   '.���T "W*?C  -���"���V*.'  ���������jji"^.-^----"  11]-.- ���*."-.: :  ���-r.   ~* m ��!������  ���w  ��� ^-1   ���������'./I  i'�� *im iffroirr"A"-E__iri-SMr:  ��� j _ j    .* _.  ���r.'^v-li"^


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