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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 18, 1906

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 1*5  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  'Phoenix is the (_knt*e  .and   Leading  MiniSg  T^m^ l{)m^ 'Camp . of Boundary.  'SA^A'V  'MzoxiA  .-'.-^.^���.uv.Jjs;;.-;  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  MG2linr  ->'RJA,  B.  Skvknth Yicak.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY'. AUGUST 18, 1906.  ��� -.   No,   39-  ��^JtaxjKSSX-s-SXtXsXsxSx^  Cnmii^f  Next   Week  On August 21 aud 22.  Miss EM.'U B. NICOL  Department of Crescent Brand  PURE GOODS  On Tuesday and Wednesday  Aug. 2ist and 22nd, Miss Nicol  will be at the Hmiter-KendricK  Co. Ltd., to explain to tlie housewives of Phoenix the uses of the  CRESCENT GOODS. Crescent  Mapline and Crescent Baking  powder. These goods are being  iutroduced for the first time in  "the Boundary, but are well and  favorably renowned throughout the*  United States and Canada.  The.Public is Cordially Invited to  ���:''\}:. ���''''''"'''Attend.  y_X_X_��^_J_x��<_^^  THE     BIG     iSTOIZE,         0<KHH><H>^K^?^fe'^<>(>C'<HK^  The Goodrich  a strictly first class  fine  polished   quartered  table. Drop head, patent chain ;;  lift.  Ten    Yeai*    Guarantee  only  150 ARE COMING  TO PHOENIX  Excursion of Spokane Chamber of Commerce.  Mayor Runiberger has received a  letter from L. G. Monroe, secretary  of the Spokane Chamber of Commerce, stating that the organization  would make an excursion to Phoenix  and other British Columbia towns, arriving in Phoenix Wednesday, September 12th. The paify will consist of  about 150 persons, comprising members and their wives, will travel in a  special train of Pullman's, and much  of the traveling will be done by night  to save as much time as possible during the three days' trip. Every year  the chamber takes a trip like this to  some of the nearby, districts, and this  year it was decided to come to British  Columbia. Arrangements will be  made here'to give the visitors luncheon  and an opportunity to see the important inines of this camp. Mr. Rumberger, who was in Spokane this week,  consulted .with Mr. Monroe in the  matter.  The party will leave Spokane at  10:30 p. m., September nth, going  first to Republic; leaving Republic,  they arrive at Phoenix about noon on  the 12th, and at Grand Forks about  4:30 p. m. Arriving at Nenson at 7  a. m. the next day, they take the  steamer on Kootenay lake to Kaslo  and return, leaving Nelson at midnight,  arriving at Rossland at 6:30 a. m., and  starting for Spokane again at noon.  They will be going some, while on this  trip.  Laaor Day Picnic.  It has been decided by the labor  organizations of Phoenix to hold a  picnic on Monday, September 3d, Labor Day. There will be a parade, led  by the Fire Brigade band, and a list of  sports at the picnic grounds, with a  special speaker for the occasion. The  day will wind up with a ball at Miners'  Union hall. At a meeting recently  held, committees were appointed to  have charge of the affair, with the following chairmen : W. L. McDonald,  executive committee; Ira McCoid,  entertainment committee; Joe Thornton, games and sports; John Cassidy,  refreshments. John M. Mclver, mar-  shall.   -.-������.  MAKES UP FOR  LOST TIME  Boundary Mining Notes  City  Council    Does  Business.  Much  Tackles Postoffice and  /���;   erage Questions.  Lee \V. Parkison, formerly employed  at the Granby mines, and who left  here last October for California, was  killed in a mine at Tonopah, Nev., on  August 7 th, leaving a widow at Ceres,  California, where he had a ten-acre  farm. He lived in Phoenix two or  or three years, and had a home on the  New York townsite.  Boundary Side Lights  C. P, R. carpenters have started  work on the new boarding home for  company employees at Eholt.  A. Erskine Smith & Co., have purchased the Blackhawk livery stable  from James McAvdle at Grand Forks.  Royer's stage makes the trip from  Midway to Oroville now at night. Mr.  Royer will probably start a livery stable  in Princeton in the near future.  Last week Thursday Arthur H. Nap-  per, an old employee of the Hunter-  Kendrick Co., at Grand Forks, was  married at the residence of Jeffrey  Hammar, to Miss M. 1.. Saddler, of  Rugby, England.  Walter Waterland, formerly a hotel  man in Greenwood, was killed by Mrs.  Getty, near Midway, Friday. He had  been trying to gel into the Getty  home. The coroner's jury absolved  Mrs. Getty from all blame.  George C. Rose, who lived for eight  years at Cascade, but now the publisher of the Kelowua Courier, has  been looking after his mining interests  in the Christina lake section, in which  he has gre.tt faith.  George 13. Todd was granted his  license for a hotel at Gloster City,  Franklin camp, Judge Clement, in the  county court, having reversed the decision of the license commissioners,  who denied it.  Next Saturday the ratepayers of  Grand Forks will vote on issuing $4,-  000 in debentures, for the purpose of  paying one-half the cost of building a  much needed bridge across Kettle river  at that point, the government to hear  the other half.  The marriage took place at Rock  Creek, B. C, on August Sth, of Hugh  Blake Walkem, resident engineer of the  C. P. R. at Vancouver, to Mrs. Lilo  St. Aubyn Culhbertson, of Vancouver,  B. C. 'I'he Rev. Lcitch-Porter performed the ceremony.  The Grand Forks steel structural  works, of which J. C. McDonald and  Angus J. McDonald are proprietors,  were started up this week, and are said  to have orders ahead to last a year,  from the smelters and other concerns  in this district. ' The main building is  52x74 feet, a second structure being  32x62 feet.  Lattat Prices In Mela's.  Nkw Yokk���Copper, eloetrolvtic, $18.-  37!.@$18.50; liiko. * IS.02(Si $18.75  Bur Silver,   1)5  ;i*a(', *5.75 to 15.60.  Owing to one cause and another,  for several weeks the city council- has  held no meetings. But this week the  members endeavored' valiantly to make  up for lost time, so far having held two  meetings, with another on the program  for this afternoon.  At Wednesday's gathering there were  present Aldermen .Marshall, who was  chairman in the absence of the mayor,  Carson, Kane, Brown and Oxley. A  communication was read from R. El  Lemon, warden of the Nelson jail,  enclosing account for- keeping of prisoners, in accordance with the amended municipal clauses act. This brought  out some discussion,':with the decision  to endeavor to keep prisoners here in  Phoenix. It also prompted G. W.  McAuliffe to make an address to the  members of the council, regarding the  city having to pay the expenses to Nelson of prisoners in jcivil cases. No  further action.was taken.  After ordering the following accounts  paid, the council-adjourned till Thursday :  Granby Consolidated . .$     1   75  Cameron & Huff. A,���.... . A...     7 .75  Phoenix Electric Lighting C0..1.16 50  Thomas Drug Co. ''.. 1 25  Isaac Crawford, school account 27 75  Bank of Montreal, interest ...   197  25  Morrin, Thompson &.Co.......  28 80  G. A. Evan, painting school... 161  00  Bert Sam worth   Lemuel Fife   W. H. Docksteader.   48  28  23  23  1  6  21  .--.5  00  5��  ��5  ��5  00  00  5��  00  William Smith...... .:.   B. C. Telephone Co. .C....  Hotel Brooklyn . ��� ..  _,. ....  Postoffice Location.  Thursday afternoon, according to  adjournment, the council met again,  and this time tackled two important  propositions, namely, postoffice locations and a sewer system. Regarding  the former, on motion of Aids. Kane  and Carson, the city clerk was directed  to draw up a resolution to be sent to  the Dominion government, showing  that, in the opinion of the city conn  cil, the site ^elected for the postoffice  in this city is not suitable, and offering  a site in the city hall. The mo ion  carried.  A motion also prevailed by Oxley  and Carson that the mayor appoint a  committee to investigate and report  on the advisibility of the city and  business men installing several septic  tanks for taking care of the sewerage  of the city. Those appointed on the  committee were Aids. Carson, Kane  and Oxley. The committee has been  interviewing and doing some investigating along the lines indicated, with a  view of improving the sanitary condition of the city, and will make a report at today's meeting of the council.  N. Lemieux was appointed pound-  keeper, the pound to be the skating  rink. Isaac Crawford was appointed  to make the semi-annual audit of the  city's books.  On motion ot Aids. Carson and  McKenzie the city clerk was ordered  to secure order blanks for city use,  and to notify storekeepers to furnish  nothing except on written order of the  city clerk, mayor or chairman of board  of works.  The board of works was authorized  to take such steps as deemed necessary  to repair the sidewalk on upper Dominion avenue, and the council adjourned till this afternnon at 3 p. m.  NO SECOND HAND  LICENSES.  Bat  Greenwood    Man    Wai    Married    Is  Spokane.  A. L. White, a furniture-dealer of  Greenwood, B. C, secured a mar  riage license yesterday, after quibbling  with "Cupid" Butler for some time as  to the price of the document, says the  Spokesman-Review. He said he had  read in the Spokesman-Review that the  fee was to be cut in two and that he  wrote Mary K. Caldwell to meet him  here and they would be married. Miss  Caldwell met him in accordance with  the letter, and when White purchased  his license yesterday he was surprised  to learn that the lee was $5.  White said that being in the furniture business, he thought such a thing  might be possible as to secure a second  hand license, the same as the purchase  of a second-hand piece of furniture.  He was assured that he could not procure such a license and that the reduction of the license lee had not been  authorized by the legislature. Whereupon, White, with an ever ready smile  upon his face, paid the statutory price  and he and Miss Caldwell left the  license window with blushes diffusing  their faces.  Stunt of Postoffice Officials.  A remarkable thing happened at  Boundary Falls last Monday. Subscribers to the Pioneer at the Falls actually  ceived their copies of the Pioneer  mailed the previous Saturday���-the  mails thus travelling in the usual time  of eight miles in 48 hours. Residents  there are wondering why this mad  haste. One subscriber at Boundary  Falls received the Pioneer ol" July  28 and August 4 in the same mail on  August 9, and to receive the paper  lor once in the average slow time for  this section almost took his breath  away, and astonished him to such an  extent that he felt constrained to call  the Pioneer office up on the telephone  and inform him of this remarkable fea'  in mail transportation.  At the  Skylark   ihe   main  shaft  is  now down over 200 feet.  Shipments from the  Sno��->iuir  an-  still going out to the Trail mih.iu.-i.  . Diamond drilling has be.: 1 re-u-ned  at the Mother Lode mint- of tin- l!riii>h  Columbia Copper Co.  Work has been disouituiu'-'l   >v the  Sew   dominion Copper C<>. on ih_ Croesus  claim, neat Anaconda.  Water is out in the B. C, mine  sufficiently to permit of putting on a  few men at the property.  It is understood that something is  likely to happen in Phoenix Amalgamated matters before long.  At the Lone Star and Washington,  recently bonded by the B. C. Copper  Co., eight men are at work.  This we'ek the Dominion Copper  Co.'s diamond drill was set to work in  the Steinwinder mine at the 114-foot  level, .  The force at the Meadow Lark has  been slightly increased, and drifting  has been started to the west from the  shaft.  On the City of London, in Central  camp, near the City of Paris and Lin;  coin, Frank Gome has started development work.'  According to John Kirkup, of Rossland, there "are about as many, men  employed in Phoenix as. in Rossland  camp���approximately, 700.  The B. C. Copper Co. has put a  force of men at work on the Ruby  claim,-near Boundary "Falls, which was  recently taken on a working bond.  With the Emma, the Oio Denoro,  the Mountain Rose and:. the B. C.  mines all in operation, Summit camp  promises to be a busy section this fall  and winter.  This week the Dominion Copper  Co. received the big blower and the  100-foot stack, intended for the enlargements now taking place at the  Boundary Falls reduction works.  It has not been definitely decided  yet whether the Great Northern will  reach the Victoria shaft of the .Granby  mines on the north or south' side of  the hill on which the properties are  located.  Even smail shipments of ore have  been discontinued from the Mother  Lode mine, till the company's enlarged  smelter is prepared to blow in the first  of the three giant furnaces being installed.  It is expected that shipments from the  Mountain Rose will shortly be increased by the Dominion Copper Co,  A raise is now being made from the  tunnel to meet the shaft from the glory  hole, when the ore can be economically  broken down and placed on the cars.  At the sixth ordinary general meeting of the shareholders of the Granby  Consolidated, which will be held in  New York, Tuesday, October .2d, a  new board of directors will be elected  for the ensuing year and what is undoubtedly the best annual report yet  made by this company will be presented to the shareholders.  A glory hole has been started on the  Idaho, the ore being taken out through  the long tunnel, now in 400 to 500  feet, and which runs under the Great  Northern spur. The Idaho ore bins  are full, and railway cars have been  ordered for two or three days, shipments to be started as soon as they are  received.  In Franklin camp the   Maple   Leaf,  recently   bonded   to   George   A.   Mc  Leod and H. W. Warrington, and later  turned over to John Dern, the wealthy   ���  mine   of Salt   I���ike   City, and  W. C.   P  Thomas  is   showing   remakably   weli  with development.     Itis now reported  that a copper sulphide ore   body   100  leet   wide   by   500   feet inlength   has  been   exposed by surface cuts.  Aldermen Herbert Bunting, of  Greenwood, is forming a syndicate to  lease and bond the E. P. U. mine,  near that town, each member to pay-  in $25 per month to a development  fund. The property already has considerable work done on it, has made  shipments of ore running $60 to $80  per ton, and it is believed that it can  be made a profitable undertaking with  adequate development.  GRANBY CO.'S  4TH DIVIDEND  Will Pay $405,000 on September 15th.  Over a Million in Dividends in  1906.  g^J*it>5>5X_S<5i��s��-tn  %      At a meeting of the hoard   of $  �� directors of the Granby Consoli-  g  g   dated, held on the 8th instant, at %.  ��  the company's office, 52   Broad- %\  way, New  York, a  dividend   of ^  three per cent, on thc outstanding capital  stock  was  declared,  payable   September    15,   1906.  /_, The transfer books of the coin-  & pany will close August 29th and  jl?  re-open September 12th.  i-      This is the third  dividend  of  the  Granby Consolidated made  payable this year, each amounting to $405,000, each at the rate  of three per cent, on the issued  stock,    there   being   13,500,000  shares outstanding.    This makes  a   total   of $1,215,000   in   dividends by this company thus far.  'made payable in   1906, which is  at the rate of nine per cent, per  annum.  The dividend record of the  Granby shows that thus far four  declarations of . this character  have been made, the first being  in December, 1903. The fol-  <��> lowing table shows the dates of  payments of the dividends and  amounts of each, the total of the  four amounting to $1,348,630:  No. 1, Dec. 19, 1903,.$133,630  -No. 2, Jan., L906.....;. ; 40";,000  No. 3, May, 1906 . . 405,000  No. 4, Sept., 1906.....   405,000 .  Total declared.... $ 1,348,630 <g  vjJ��_X**X_>_>S"'��'C"*^^  Court of Revision Today.  This afternoon at two o'clock the  .".nnual court of revision will be held  at the city hall, tc listen to objections  to the assessment made this year by  the assessor. The court consists of  Aldermen Oxley, Kane, Brown, McKenzie and Marshall. So far but two  objections have been registered one  by the Dominion Copper Co. and the  other by W. R. Johnson, of Toronto,  owner of the New York townsite. Both  will be represented by Arthur M.  Whiteside, solicitor of Greenwood.  LET THE POST-  OFFICE CONTRACT  James   Thompspn   Will   Put  Up the New Building  For some months past T). J. Mat he-  son,   the   local   postmaster,  has   been  laboring   under   many  disadvantages,,  on  account of his  cramped   quarters  and growth of the postal business   in  Phoenix.     It  was absolutely essential  that he secure other and  iarger quarters.    After the matter had  been  thoroughly canvassed, pro and con, it was  decided to erect a building on   Lot 1,  Block   15,  which is   almost   adjoining  the Pioneer building.and directly opposite   the    new   Miners'   Union   opera  house.    This  seemed   10   .satisfy   ihe  greatest number of residents, and those  who   have  occasion   to do the   most  postal business, anil is as central a site  as could   possibly be secured in Phoenix.    The site was shown to  |ohn  R.  Greenfield, inspector for ihe posiofhce  department, when here last, and  met  with his entire approval.  As the Dominion government could  not see its way clear to erect the building, it had to be done b'y private subscription, and this has been the method  of financing the matter. The Granny  Co. made a liberal subscription, and so  did prominent business interests at  either end of the city, the total estimated cost of lot and building being  $3,500, Plans were drawn for a one  story building, about 60 feet long, which  will be arranged to accommodate the -  postoffice and custom house only.  Tenders were asked for and received,  and this week the contract was awarded to James Thompson, who is now  making preparations for going on with  the building, having placed an order  for the lumber.  ' Flae. Chance for laveitaeaf.  There is a splendid opportunity for  investment at present in Phoenix, in  the way of building small cottages for  rent. There is not an unoccupied  residence or shack worthy of the name  in the camp, and.the demand continues to grow with the gradual  growth of the city. One residence  was to become vaeant this week, and  before the-fecple-moved out -at least-  half a dozen were after the' house.  Duncan McDougale could rent the  double cottage he is finishing on ..Dominion avenue twenty_ times. At- the *  Granby office there is always, a. list of  fifteen or twenty employees, waiting  for the next vacant cottage owned by  the company. A. S. Hood, the rental  agent, says, he could readily secure  tenants for at ieast twenty houses if  they were to be had.  Here is a chance for some one to  secure a good return on his money, by  building a bunch of four or five room  cottages, which would be snapped up  long before they were completed at  prices that would surprise the owner.  If a man finds it necessary for any  reason to move out of a house, it is a  serious question, as there is such a demand for habitations here.  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  *j-����*>������,����.��s��)��>.*>��_-3��i��.��>3��>��_frr^^  NAHE OF C'Ml'.N *  CAPITAL.  > Cariboo-McKinney���gold ' $ i,25.,oon  ,'Graiiby Consolidated���copper !    15.ouo.wa  ; Providence���s-.lver i        2c-0.no..'  DIVIDENDS.  Issued    I Par;  Paid  1906  Total   j  lo n*tei  Latest  Date  ,750,000  ,350,000  $10 ;$Mo 000  40,000 j $5 I   '���wm*^'***'*^*******-**'**-*'*. f**.-*******  -,MO.S.;7 ' "���"'"'���  013.630 ! May  i2,224 i Oct.,  i  1004  1906  1904  Ain't  Per  Share  ���ot  ���5��  I  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Avr.. 11,  'o*  Die following table gives the ore shipment!!  of Boundary mines   lor iqo��. for   19*1, U.T ,  1902, for 1903, for 1004, for 1905, and 19.W, us reported tu the Phoenix Pioneer���  Mink. Camk  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwood  Bonnie Hellc Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyu-Slerawudr..Phoenix  Rawhide Phoeuix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athenian Jackpot.-WetlURtu.  T     Morrison  Deadwood  ��� B. C. Mine Summit  9 K.Bell Summit  ��� Hmtuu :. Summit  ��� Oro Denoro Summit  "J Senator Summit  V Brcy Fofcle Summit  q No. 37 Summit  T Reliance Summit  v Sulphur Kin. Summit  $ Winnipeg Wellington  ^ Golden Crown Wellington  A King Solomon W. Copper  V 'Jig Copper W. Copper  ��� No. 7 Mine Central  V City of Putis White's  $ Jewel Long Lake  _Hi-uii West Pork  Sally West Vork  Kambler  West Poik  liutcher Boy West I-ork  ��� Providence Providence  Klkhorn  Providence  1900  297  1901  131.-0*  1,731  1902  309.858  20,$00  1903  393.7 IS  1904  1305        t?o6  ��..'.''*9 53-.6-9    6:4  5-340     99.034     141.320    IS*.0���    '74,=9S    174.507  '359  19.494     47,405  1,070  2,250  005  J.oco  V Strathmoie ....  Preston   Prince Henry ..  Skylark   Last Chance   ��. I'. U.Miue...  Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro....     3'.350  3.070  3.'S��  1.759  4.SS6  05731  7.4SS  t5,7JI  5.646  3.339  19..05  3.056  4,747  ISO  U.Slt  S60  S.530  22,937  ���5.S37  363  37,960  16,400  3.450  222  3&4  33  9,4Hi  3,007  I,'33  7*5  6��5  J.435  150  48��  d<w  79  726  3'5  30  219  993  400  77��  Io  &.404  331  .Providence  ....Skylark   Skylark   Skylark   Skylaik   Skylark   Skylark  . ..Skylark   Skylark  Crescent Skylaik  9 Helen  Greenwood  �� Ruby Bouudury VaUs  Republic Boundary l'atli,  Mu-oellaueou*   fc Total, tous    <��6,ooo  t Cmelter treatment���  y     OrauWyCo    vj.ill  4     B.C. Copper Co   f      Dominion Copper Co   j. Total rcdaotd    M.389  49hO ^_q��^K��^0<g��^m)t<M*��'g'����>*'^ *-<*k ���*��������������� 04>^><f^&<��4& �� 1.  s     ,  K:  >    I'   s l  ir  '  tJ  F. t  mi' r  i',i*   e  ''������'A  ���.I- f1  pi  -if  fir  ill  ,tm_ PHOBlUX PIONEER  i  Iff  I*  !S��-  P-iij  __E___  0>~  (Some  Pe6ple  say tea is bad  for the nerves, possibly some  teas are, but  never harmed*the 'most/delicate.  The Phoenix Pioneer.���ioin the dividend weTS before the  And Boundary Mining Journal  1UDID OR BiTDBDAYH ��T TBS  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ��T .HOKKIX. B. C.  VV. B. WILLCOX. Manaocn.  m..i.��. 1 Business office No. 14.  Telephone. j Manti[er.g re,j_ence. No. 15.  isnow flies-again���and snow comes  early sometimes in the Boundary. If  this should prove to oe a fact, it would  be another cause for congratulation.  The Dominion Copper Co. also is getting into improved shape, and making  PROVlSfClAL.  Nelson citizens are fearing a water  famine.        ��� -  ,.���Fernie's tax rate this year is  20 %  tjiills on the dollar.  Everybody shaves in...Vancouver  but.the.barbers. The latter are out  on strike.  Cranbrook, Revelstoke and Hediey  are making extensive preparations for  ihe celebration of Labor Day.  - ���' British Columbia fruit is attracting  the usual amount, of attention at Winnipeg and other fairs on the prairie.  Iron is now laid for about 16 miles  west of Midway on the V., V. & E.  extension, delays for material being  still felt.  Three milk vendors of Vancouver  have been convicted for adulterating  milk with sodium carbonate for preserving purposes.  It is now said that the chances seem  favorable for a railroad being built  from Crawford Bay, on Kootenay lake,  to 'iarysville. This line, it is said,  will be built by Jim Hill.  . Premier McBride, who has been  touring the camps in the Atlin district,  has returned to Victoria. Enthusiastic  receptions were given the Premier in  all parts of the province that he visited.  Rev. A. J. Day, the Syrian who  swindled the people  of the  different  THE (iBiNBT CfNStUDATED HINlNi,  SMELTING & FtWER C9HPANY, Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at a meet-  g of  the  Board of   Directors   of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting  A Power Company, Limited, held this  day, a dividend of three per cent, upon  the par value of the stock- outstanding  waa declared out of the net earnings of  the company, payable September 16th,  11)00, to all stockholders of record at the  close of business on August 20th, 1900.  Further notice is hereby given that  the transfer books of the companv will  be closed from August 29th, 1906, until  the opening of business September 12th,  1906.  Dated this 7th day of August, 1906.  (Signed) NORTHRTJP FOWLER,  Secretary.   .  'Phono 2.  J<_3r_*i_*>SX_X_X_X_X_>_*X_X_X_X_X����_*t_)0��^  P. 0. Box 58. Phoenix Market.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cored Heats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  -:..... ���oaacwrriojiB iw advamcb.       .  .  Per Year....... $����������  iix Month* -  >->S  If you arc not a ��ub*cr ber to this caper,  *��� an Invitation to vou to become one.  ' Advertiiing rate* lurnuheo on application.  Legal notice* io and 5 ceota per line.   ������  Poar weekly insertion* conaUUte one month.'*  ���Jr.rt ��loa..   ...  money.    With sufficient output at the  mines and capacity at smelter, this (towns of the province put of thousands of dollars, has been! located in  Persia, married and living like a nabob.  No extradition treaty'exists between  this country and Persia, consequently  there is no likelihood of Day being  punished for his offence.  company should be doing somethin^  handsome for its shareholders at no  very distant date.  : The era of regular dividends in the  Boundary has arrived.  Bouquets From  High  Sources.  1906... AUG.  .  1906  Saa. Mai. Tit*. Wat. Th*. Fr.  Sat.  i  a  3  4  567   89  IO  11  12  13 14 15 16 "17  i8  19 20 21 22 23 , 24  *5  1 26 27 28 29 30 31  u   .   ,-���,,,*,.,  ��� - -. ���  Dividends Coming Regularly.  The announcement this week that  the Gran by Consolidated has declared  another dividend of three per cent, on  the issued stock of the company, payable September 15th, official notice of  which will be  found  in  this  number  of the Pioneer, will be pleasant news,  not only to the shareholders of.  the  corporation, but also to every resident  of the Boundary.    The amount to be  paid -out next month   by  this  leading  mining company in British Columbia,  is $405,000, which, with the two pay-  - ~-ra.nts of like amount made already  -this-year, makes $1,215,000 in  dividends   distributed   by   this  company  -thus far- for   1906..   And   there   is a  -possibility  of the  directors  declaring  ; another  similar  dividend   before   the  /; year is  gone, making   the  total   pay-  ��� ments for the year $1,620,000;  This" places the Granby Co. on the  list of regular dividend paysers at the  Y rate   of  9  per cent,   per annum-���a  very   satisfactory   return    indeed    to  shareholders.    And the very fact that  the company is paying profits regularly  .'. is of itself of the utmost  importance.  Those who furnish the large amounts  ���  to finance mining or other enterprises,  naturally wish to see a steady return  for the amounts invested���something  coming in with regularity in the shape  of   profits  when   that   stage  is  once  reached.    And  it  may  be  stated, in  passing, that  many a  large  industrial  enterprise is today paying a much less  rate of interest on the investment than  the Granby Consolidated. The Granby  directors could pay even  larger dividends were they so disposed, but they  wisely prefer to accumulate  a goodly  reserve for contingencies and improvements, which may arise in any business  or enterprise.  It i_iworth while, now and then, to  see ourselves as others see us, and  what others see ot the vastness of the  inherent resources" of British Columbia, published in the public prints, as  is usually the case, is the most advantageous kind of publicity. Year by  year it is becoming more and more the  custom for those taking a trip to the  far west to include British Columbia  in the itinerary, and they invariably  return to the effete east enthusiastic  over this province and its bright future. The remarks of two prominent  men are worth quoting, in this connection.  B. E. Walker, general manager of  the Canadian Bank of CommeJce, oh  returning to the east from a trip to  ^British Columbia recently, was full;.pif  his subject", and is evidently a* far-sfeief  ing man. He declared that - the press  of Canada should realize how much  greater are the wants of British Columbia than the provinces of the  plains. "The Pacific province," he  said, "is ah empire in itself, and to develop its resources a great deal of  money has to be spent," and stated  .that, in his belief. British Columbia  would become the revenue producing  province par excellence of the Dominion.  So much for the manager of one of  our greatest banking institutions,. Now  let us see, what..that master railway  builder, James J. Hill, recently: had to  say about British Columbia. Here is  the way he is quoted : ���  " The farther north, a given fruit, a  given grain, a given race, the better  ,the quality of each. For this leaspn*  British Columbia would, before long,  be recognized as producing the finest  fruits in the world. A beginning had  been made in the Okanagan and Kootenay districts with good results, which  have considerably increased and made  their mark in the world. Grow your  fruit, work your magnificent land, and  all the railways you want will be added  unto you."  And Mr.  Hit Dlvially.  This is the way a Colorado bachelor j  poetically lays a bouquet at the feet of  his'Tjest girl: There is gladness in  her gladness when she's glad; there is  sadness in her sadness when she's sad.  But the gladness of her. gladness nor  the sadnessof her sadness is nothing  to the madness of her' madness'.when  she's mad."���Harper's Weekly.  B. C MININGS  A good judge of cigares always  appreciates  ���'Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "SpanisH Blossoms**  - They are ideal union made smokes.  For sale by all good dealers.  MANUFACTURED BY  Pioneer  ��**  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,   Eholt and  all   the  other  principle Cities and Towns iu B.C., Alberta and Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boundary:  .     NELSON, B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  f^ar4+4ar-a'*#m<*?4f��4f4f*4fiwraa4Ho *���&*���* ��-**<��._ x*.*4 tfj^v^*'**^*'  Greenwood ^t&|��C  L1I1C  L/eave Phoeuix    -  Leave Greenwood  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  5'a*'*-<��T'��-'��-W��r��^a''a-'*^^  on 3  >;,��.; ..u.l I >  G.A.R,  I. U. HALLETT  Barkistkr, Soucitok,  Notary P.,,,,  Cable Address :       HAI.I.KTT.  Betlfoid M'Neil's  Moieing & Neal ���*  ,elber'*.  Code*  (B.  <I.<  Greenwood, B c  TUCK   COLLIINS  SHAVING PARLORS        '  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. First & Kuob Hilt Ave.   I HOENIX, _, ('  Kins-Edward Lodge,No.36  A. F. and A.M.  K egular conimunlcallon g u. ���.    c  ond Thursday or*ach mouth     *"���  Kmer.ent meeting* asc��lledu..��� ,  Hall, McHale Hlock. nl"  ��. II.MORRILL.        R. B. IlO.CUI'K  �� ��  Secretary. '   '   ^ir:_  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOKI.ODGKno.,4  Meet* every Monday Evening at Miner.' Hall  VIhIUii. brethren cordially Invlled,  K. SUvertlionie N. (!.  Oko, R. Mkad, R.c.Sec'y.   Marcus Martin, per. Flu. g��-  A.   HARRY   HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER.  Control and Umpire nasaying a specialty s.��,  pies received by mail ur exotcb. '������._,'  aud returira niHde next dav. iforresi.Ddriri  solicited,   Ore shippers HKeut. ���������',M-*'��  GREENWOOD. B. C.  A. D. MORRISON  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  Loc��l Tlma Iniptctor f.t S. F, A N  (lli_li Clash Goods always in Slock.)  Gran. P*rki,B.C.  I Kurtz's  Cigar Factory,  Mill is proceeding as fast  as possible, to add a few of the new  railways to the system in this province.  - Rossland.ore shipments last week  were 4,770 tons, making 194,199 tons  for this year.  One day last week at the Coal  Creek mine, 2,589 tons of coal were  shipped.     .   .  The Duquesne Mining Co. of Pittsburg will spend $100,000 on their  Smith Creek placer properties.  The Tyee Copper Co. has declared  a dividend of one shilling per share1,  eqiial to fiive per cent on the par value  of theY��, i shares.  Last week the mines of Boundary  and Kootenay shipped 31,487 tons of  ore, making over 1,000,000 tons for  this year thus far.  Another important strike is reported  at Rossland. This time it is in the  White Bear mine. The chute is 14  feet, of which at- least 7 feet is solid  ore.  Sir Thomas Shaughnessy is sending  a cup made out of silver minedn.smel-  ted and refined in British .Columbia as  a prize for fruits at the Nelson exhibition.  , G.. O..Buchanan announces that he  has distributed checks aggregating  $30,000, which sum amounts .to about  40 per cent, of the lead bounty for the  current year.  . The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of Canada, Ltd., has purchased the Vancouver, silver-lead group,  near Silverton, for a consideration said  to be $8o,ooc.  An eight-foot vein< of high-grade ore  has been struck in the mile-long tunnel  in the Rambler, in the Slocan, which  has required three years to drive, and  has a depth of 1,400 feet  The monthly clean-up at the Eva  mill in the Lardeau took place on the  first of the month, and as a result bullion to the value of $4,000 was obtained and concentrates yielded an  estimated value of $400.  148 Cordva   St., "W.,  Vancouver,      -       ���  B.C.  Excursion  s East..  $55.10  Winnipeg, Port Arthur,  St. Paul Duluth  Sioux City  Kansas City. $60.85    St.Louis.$62.6o'  Chicago. $66.60  On sale August 7-8-9: September 8-10  Final Limit, Oct. 31st.  On account of the National Encampment  of the   Grand  .Army of the Republic in Minneapolis, August 13-1S, the  Great Not them Railway  will sell round trip tickets from Phoenix to      '"  St.   Paul and   Minneapolis  for $55.10  Final   Return   Limit October -si.  Tickets on Sale Aug. 7-8-9  For further particulars sec  M. M. Stephens, Agent,  ,   Phoenix, B. C.  or S.G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Seattle, Wash.  TORONTO, $79.25  On sale Sept. 8-9-10. Limit, Nov. 30th  MILWAU__5EE,   $64.80  On sale Aug. 7-8-9.     Limit, Oct 31st  ���Through rates all stations���       r  ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NEW YORK  New England, Maritime Provinces on  application.  For rates, folders and tickets apply  to local agent or to  A. W. Haley, E. J. Coyle,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  THE  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  ANK   "  Issues  Drafts  Money Orders  Travelling Checks  Letters of Credit  Payable Everywhere.  Savings  Department  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards receised. Interest  credited twice a year.  BRANCHES  IN  CANADA  55  CAPITAL  $3,000,000.01  RESERVE  $1,600,000.00  ESTABLISHED  1859.  -OREGON  ShohtUne  amd union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two   Trains Daii.v.  Steamship tiekets to Kuropuaml otliei  foreign eountries.  LOW RATES  TO    EASTERN   POINTS  AND RETURN  GO TO THE  BEACH  For your v'&cation.'  $20 Round Trip  STOPOVERS AT PORTLAND.  VViite for book, rules, etc.  H. C. MUNSON, G. P. A T. A.  -*c "'     Spokane, Wash.  Corporation of the CltV  of Phoenix.  MOTICE.  GREAT RECORD  OF THE C. P.R.  Earned $16,000,000 Net Last  Year.  Montreal, August 13 .Ata meeting  of the directors of the Canadian Pacific Railway company today,.a dividend of two per cent, on the preferred  stock for the half year ended June 30th  last was declared; a dividend of three  per cent, for the same period was also  declared on the common,stock. .The  .__.. , I results for the fiscal year "to June ioth  It is a matter of prime importance,. jast were :  ��lso, that the ore bodies of the Granby j  Consolidated are of such vast extent j  that they will be producing several j  decades from now, and the children of!  the present shareholders will doubtless t  be r.eGeiving a division of the profits I  o:!    (She  Gompa-ny.    Kfetty- >v*0 j��_j___l  Gross earnings, $61,669,758.  Working expenses, $$8,696,446.  ,   Net earnings, $22, 973,313. .<  Income from other sources,*^ 1,316,,.  870.  Totsd ntSt income, $24,94a;j716.o.  Deduet fixed ehaiges, $8,35a., 5 4$.  Oadtiot ajmaunt tta-HS-ferr.ed to steam-  4ns a hcoa-d -sm&wm, fen* ���& ����� kaseM i ahiV ���J^Mmmsm. ftanri, $500,0.0.0  wm&s ejf f'aife  (_jjiri^w '��^8as��i%. ��tl*|^s<' fgir^oii  Gjiawkyope-aon-jis^-^toS .Mtep jt.ajyK-i.sit of all dividends de-  some weight. j cla-rod   for   thro    fiscal   year, the  sur-  wn, ;c ,u. o���  .      .u 1 .'plus for the  year  carried   forward  is  Nor is the Granby  the  only com- |8)20OiO82.  pany that will pay goodly profits to its (    ��� .   owners.  .The  Pioneer has it on what  ��� it.considers the best of, authority-thai  >r>  e'-British Columbia Copper Co. will  W. A. Cowperthwaite, of Monctpn,  N. B., has been appointed principal  of Grand Forks high sehool.  Oraaby Offer* Pri.a.  The   Nelson   Agricultural   society,  under   the    auspices   of  which   the  fall fair  of   that  district   is held,   is  this   year   devoting    more   attention  to the other  products of the  coun  try outside ol agriculture.    Prizes will  be offered by the Hall Mines  smelter  for the best silver-lead exhibit; another  by the Trail smelter for the best gold  exhibit; one by  the Granby company  for the best copper exhibit,   and another by the Canadian Metal company,  now opening up the smelter at Frank,  for zinc     In addition others arc giving  prizes for prospectors' exhibits.  Advertising men have started from  Spokane jn different.directions and are  distributing cards, banners and posters  advertising the Spokane fair, opening  this year September 24 to October 6.  The fair this year has a fine line of  paper which is feeing dr.trib_'ted aver  a broad-or territory thwa over befior..  It is owpeetred that the aLtandamcs this  ysxr will be much hoavfer thorn,tb_  sjd'endid record shown last year.  , Shriners of Spokane have made arrangements with Manager Cosgrove of  the Spokane Interstate fair for a special  day on Wednesday, September 26th.  Masons from all parts of the Inland  Empire will be invited to attend on  this day, when the Shrine of Spokane  will have special meetings and novel  parades and celebrations. In the evening, the Shrine will hold a special session in the haudsome new temple, recently dedicated in Spokane.  Notice ia hereby given tliat the first sitting- oi  the Annual Court of Revision of the Municipality  of tbe City of Phoenix, B.C., will be held in the  'Council Chamber, city hall, on Saturday, the tfth  day of August, 1906, at two o'clock P. M , for the  qurpose of bearing complaints against the assessment made by the assessor, ana for revising  and correcting the assessment roll.  D. J. MmnoR,  C. M. C.  Phoenix B. C, July 6,1906.  "THE  MILWAUKEE"  'THE   PIONEER  UNITED"  CHICAGO.  ST.   PAUL    TO  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A practical book of nearly a thousand pages, useful to all and necessary to  most men engaged in any brancn of t le Copper Industry.  Ita facts will pass muster with the trained scientists, and ita language is  aaairy understood by the every-day man.  It is a dozen books in one, covering the History, Usee, Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistics of  Copper.  Xttfivea the plain facts in plain English without fear or favor.  ItTiata and describes 3,849 copper mines and companies, in all parts of the  world, descriptions running from two lines to 12 pages, according to importance  of the property. -"'  Th. COPPER HANDBOOK is conceded to be the  World'* Standard Referenc* Book on Copier  The miner needs the book for the facts it give�� him about mines, mining and  metal. ��� ^ ���  The investor needs the book for the facti it gives hitn about Mining Investments and Copper Statistics. Hundreds of Swindling Companies are exposed  in plain English.  Price is$5,in Bnckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morocco. Will  be sent fully prepaid, on approval, to any addresa ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block. Houghton   Mich.. U. S. A.  Hospital Doaatioat  Lidt of Donations received since Jan,  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hoc  pital:  Cn>h$io R.HolrtU  Cash J25 __ J. B. Macanl��7  Cash $5 _ A. P. Berrr  Hook Case _ A. H. H. Clark  Bed I.iiicii.a dos Ilorpltal Ladlo Aid  Cash 150 _ K TVB��nk  Cash tto JairMcCrcttli  Cash $15 Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple Syrup _ A Frltnd  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boric  Old Linen _ _.Mr��. I. Crawford  I Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. llodtn  Cash $20 _ A Grand Korks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Pull Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood V. Bueileai  'Overland   Limited"  Omaha    to   Ch'ca.e.  KAHSAS  CITY  TO  'SOUTH-WEST LIMITED  CHICAGO.  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining oars and give  their patrons an excellence of sorvtca  not obtainable eteewhero. ,  Berths m thsk sleepers em ksngBr,  higher and wadier ftena in SKfiite*? oa-rs  on aiay atfe&r litre.. Ttey __r_j��_E'. toaj'j  trains by this M��Jfc ���fyfi&m.  R. T,. FOaD.Go.mma'.riolVl AigritJlt,,  Room a, ttsWbTe SLaW* ��if to^S**** WtSwi-  H. 9. ROWEJ. Goner,*:! *����at.  134 Third fltteet, Portls!_a. Ortfpn.  A pencil mark here __  is a reminder that voursubscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate yonr  prompt attention.  Averafe Price* at Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  1905    1006       1905      1906  15.008 18.310 15.128 18.416  15.375 17.80!) 15.160 18.116  15.2��S 18.361 15.350 I8.M1  14.918 18.375 15.010 18.688  May  14 627 18 457 14.820 18,724  June       14.675 18 442 14.813 18.719  July   14.888 18.190 16.005 1S.6S5  August    15.664  12.46*   September..  15.965  15.97)-    October    16.279 16.332   November..  16.599   16.758   December...  18.328     18.398   Month.  January ..  February..  March....  April   Year 15.590  15.699  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  ^_arOiamorris"ore m^fTfrom fag.&ne&i^r. grown on curm Wanfe"^  ��nd crysfalized to resemble RockCandy-Thegrains sjarklelike uncufdimonds,  fristerrw3l-#cim_^  I'rovidt'8 a Christian home for Bind-  cuts of both sexeB at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior Ptvm-  ents, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.B.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto Univerb-ity, which the college is m  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A..B.D ,Prinw  pallor Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bursar.  THE  TRATHCONA  1SB.LSON. B.C.  - ���^qn.rii'l'T*-**-*^'' "*   '"   " ***  Special Rates to Commercial Men-  Good Sfti-ejjk RoauM.  ���%f^M@5_S!  ���w**wsw".�� ���si  twb prTrnems ._��____  ��  Thirteeuth  Annual::  S  Open Day j  aud Night  Admission  after 6 pm  only 10c.  Two Weeks  Pair and  Race*  Sensntlunnl  Free Acts  Every  Allernoon  PORANE  INTERSTATE  FAIR  SEPT. 24 In Ocl. 6 -=^_--,--_.__.;__._._:  .. $35,000 ..  Prizes and  Purses  $5,000 lor Comity and District Fruit  Exhibits  Larger exhibits in every dt-purl-  nient. Hi. I'vultry Show, Home  Industry Kxios'.tlon occupying  $5,000 building, filled with work.  In. exhibits. l<rce ViimlcvlUc and  Hand Concert  every  night.  l'or Program, Prize Lists,  or nny other information,  Address  ROBERT  II. COSUROVE,  Secretary nnd MnmtK.i, S19 First Ave.,  Spokune, Wash.  t  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property l'or Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  &4r4f*4W0wf*T��*a<4ff0s-4ffS4  I Church Services Tomorrow J  ���5��>^��*��*'^��iW*>a-*^>*^^  Methodist���Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wesley  Miller, supply.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.  Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, to a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor. [  Church of England���Services ist and  3d Sundays each month, 3:30 p. m.,  by Rev. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  THE OBSERVATORY   !  c  ���������  t  Information    about    I'hoenix   and  the  Boundary country given on application.  "Make  Hay  While the Sun Shine*."  There is a lesson in the work of the  thrifty farmer. He knows that the  bright .sunshine may last but a day and  he prepares for the showers which are  so liable to follow. So it should be  with every household. Dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera morbus may attack  some member of the home without  warning. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, which is  the best known medicine for these diseases, should always be kept at hand,  as immediate treatment is necessary,  and delay may prove fatal. For sale  by J. B. Boyle.  Dominion  Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  ���j* Phoenix, B.C.  a*mmw^tw^m$^mwh^wmN0^m*m$0^m0i��w**m^  WINES AND   LIQUORS  We buy in carloads direct from ihe Distiller:  Walker's Rye in barrels and half barrels  "       Canadian Club, Imperial and Baronial in cases.  Gooderham & Worts' in barrels.  " "        Special and ordinary in cases.  Brandies���Jules Coadon & Cie, Charente, France, Octaves, half octaves and casus.  Scotch���Robertson, Sanderson & Co., Leith, Scotland  Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Imported and Domestic Cigars and Cigarettes.  Great Northern Special Rites.  To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth,  Superior, Sioux City, Council Bluffs,  Omaha, St. Joseph, Kansas City,  Houston, Mmeola, Tex., Fort William,  Chicago and St. Louis at rates of one  first-class fare, plus $10; returning via  California, $37.15 higher. Dates of  sale: June 4, 6, 7, 23 and 25,-July 2,  3, August 7, 8 and 9, September 3 and  10. Going transit limit 10 days from  date of sale; final return limit 90 days  or not later than October 31.  Greenwood    Liquor   Co.* oreenwood, b. c.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUkDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies.  An there is  no  Harness Sliop iu   either Greenwood or Grand Forks, have stocked up  with  Harness Parts.  ���Smeller Lake Ice  Delivered to Order���������  Trorapl  Attention  to    orders  at any hour of day or night.  (phone 34.)       Phoenix, B. C.  FIRK,       UFK  AND  ACCIDBNT,  D. J. Matheson  3nsurai.ee agent  FlnKMTY     IIOXDS,        _________��������������� PLATS    GLASS"  CO.MMISSIONKK    TOK    TAKINC    AFFIDAVITS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Summer   Diarrhoea   in Children  During the hot weather of the summer months, the first unnatural looseness of a child's bowels should have  immediate'attention, so a?- to check  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a few doses of  Chamberlain s Cholic,Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, followed by a dose of  castor oil to cleanse the system. Rev.  M. O. Stockland, Pastor of the first  M. E. Church, Little Falls, Minn.,  writes: "We have used Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  for several years and find it a very valuable remedy, especially for summer  disorders in children." Sold by J. B.  Boyle.       ~   Latest Mining Stock Quotation*.  Following are the approximate prices  of mining stocks for this week:  ��� ID ASKBP  American Bov  *"_        Olki  B.   C.  Standard         20 25  Belcher Mountain         45 60  B.   C.   Copper     7 75       8 00  Can. Con.  M.   and  S..128 00   130 00  California  02  Can. Gold  Fields  06},.  Cariboo-McKinney .... 02  Copper  King  06  Dominion .'Copper ....  Denoro  Mines   Deer Trail  Con   Eureka   Copper  ���  Uranbv Con   11 50  2 00  07  01U  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION  AYK,  PHOKNIX,  B.C.  Fresh and Salt Meats.  Tei. xo. 12. Fish,   Poultry and  Oysters.  02  01  64  16  15  05  03*.  04  05  40  03?**  .Snowstorm     190  Sonora         03).  Stewart     1 00  Tamarack & Chespeake       95  White  Bear         0V*  Washington  Meteor...        11  Fisher   Maiden   Giant   International Coal..  Jumbo   La   Plata   North Star   Pathfinder   Payne       Referendum   Rambler-Cariboo ...  Sullivan.  04  07  03  07  3 00  08  02  10  12 00  03  02  68  20  20  06'.  ���    04>_  05  06  44  04>_  2 10  04  1 25  1 10  OS  10  TlllNOS   TAI.KKD OK   AT  HOMKANI) Kl.RKWHKKK  Not often does a city get into the  hands of the sheriff, but the city of  Slocan, on the beautiful lake of the  same name, is now in jus! that  condition. C. E. Smitheringale f�� r  several years published a weekly there  called the Slocan Drill, and Irom ihe  outcome Mr. S. drilled to some advantage. The city ordered some printing done, a little matter of aljout  $2,000, and when pay was slow, the  publisher took notes. One for $560  fell due, was protested, and finally  sued on by the publisher, who meanwhile had discontinued his paper.  Judgment was obtained, and the. sheriff  of Kootenay, S. P. Tuck, proceeded  to seize ihe city. Then the mayor and  aldermen all trjed to resign, but it  would not work. One or two might  do it, but all could not, as there would  be no one to accept ;the resignations.  The sheriff finally served his papers  last week at the home of the city  clerk, that worthy conveniently being  out fishing. Next month the matter  will come to a show down, when the  thirty days of grace have expired.  Mr. Tuck says he will levy a rate on  all the property in the little city, and  proceed to sell to get the amount of  the judgment. It would seem that  the property holders in Slocan would  be wiser to face the music and arrange  for a settlement of the claim, for the  printer will get his own. It does not  pay lo try to beat a publisher.  This is the season for forest fires,  and they are already beginning to do  no small amount of damage, not alone  in the Boundary, but in the Kooto  nays. The railways are responsible for  some of these destructive blazes, but  the careless prospector, has a share to  ���his credit, also. Drastic measures alone  will have a tendency to save our magnificent forests, which,., a few - years  hence, will be sadly missed, and the  time is rapidly coming when such  measures will undoubtedly he taken.  Says a Well-Known Canadian.  i__Kg��fttm��$$  Peruna Is a Systemic Catars-fi  Remedy, Especially Adapted  to Cases of Nervous Prostration, Caused By Overwork, Mental Strain  Or Extreme Summer Heat.  IJ7 latitudes wlior* vr-m'tu weather ia of  long  eoutLnuance,   the   iuUabiiauis  become nigra or tees acoitstomtK* to it.'  In t'tiicperate SSouos, however, "where  tha orjj_aga frQ��u winter to uuiau... ���,_  K'reat, the ayBtem^iasom^tiih^s pooriy  prepared to ipeet" this exigencies of Utit  we&tbar. This is the eause of t_HAft't  .loiaWjiB.  Stomachcatarrh, lnd'ge.tioti and dyspepsia are not ann>i\g tho-least of summer aUmeute.  Wh.11 the dlgestUyi Is dXaUurhad, t_b.  asiiiiuUatipu is also       "       " ^"  affected,  _.r_d _a a  i-Q5ui* tho bod.y doe*  INMOeSTJOW  .   CAUSES'   ,'.;{  WEHKNE8S.  Quebec.  Mr. P. Urien, Accountant, rojiiuMug ut ia Third strew, Limollou,  writes:  "The fatigues entailed by nay duties as ucjcouutant begun to weaken my  _y_t_r_t about a jwar ago. I felt tluit I would uoi Ion}; be ablo to withstand  the severe strata upoc nay nervus, ua, a thing unknown to me before, I  would long far office hour, to be over iu order tc rest.  "I gradually grew weaker and a few months later my sight was lot'  paired. 1 then broke down completely and wan obliged to take my bed. I  was also suffering from palpitation ot the heart.  "Alter a, few weeks' treatment by a loettl physician, I was in the same critical ooudUiou, and a�� the doctor held out no great prospects for me, I de-  _!____ to experiment on myself.  "I took several- remedies advertised as tonics, but did not dortro any  benefit.  "Peruna was then given a trial, and before 1 had taker, it a vreck I felt  my condition Improving. After a few weeks more h*d elapsed, during  which time 1 followed the directions carefully, my shattered nervous  system became firmer, my sight stronger nnd I hoped to be out soon again.  "My expectations were realized, for in throe breaks I assumed my duties  as accountant at the office. '  "Peruna certainly worked wonders on my system, and for persons rundown from overwork, 1 believe It ts the most efficacious tonic."  ���C*.S.  M  Buckless   Brothers  Orders  Express and Baggage Transferred to  and  from all Trains.  Heavy Draying���Furniture M ving.  CARRIAGES    AND    OTHER    RIGS  HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL.  'HUNDRED CORDS OF DRV   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.  Unnecessary   Expense.  Acute attacks of colic and diarrhoea  come on without warning and prompt  relief must be obtained. There is no  necessity of incurring the expense of a  physician's service in such cases if  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is at hand. A close  of this remedy will relieve the patient  before a doctor could arrive. It has  never been known to fail, even in the  most severe and dangerous cases and  no family should be without it. For  sale by J. 15. Boyle.  GRFAT NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix to Chicago, St. Louis, St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City and Fort William at  first class fare plus $10 for the round  trip. Selling dates Julv 2nd and August  7th, 8th and 9th, and Sept. 8th and 10th,  good for DO days, hut not after October  31_t, 1900. Ten days will he allowed  from date of Bale on i;oin_r. portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, St. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  Odd   Fellows,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Sept.  12-2;!, 1906.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Going- limit, Sept. 22. Final return limit,  Nov. 30th, 1900.  Knights or Pitthiab, Nkw Oklkanb,  Oct. 15-25th. 1906.  Selling dates,Oct, 7th and 8th. Going  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will take half the  above rates.  S. G. Ykrkbs. Asst.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M. S_arw_M_, Agent, Phoenix, B.C  Speaking of the poor mail service  in the Boundary between certain parts,  the little village of Boundary Falls  seems to have its share of troubles.  We are informed that the Pioneer, instead of taking the regulation two days  for transportation over'the eight miles  intervening, now takes all the way from  three to eight days; and the mail from  the Great Northern train at Midway-  is carried through Boundary Falls by  stage to Greenwood every night, and  comes back to the Falls the next day  cn the C. P. R. train. ��� And these are  but a few of the troubles along mail  lines at the Falls. How long the  Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux, postmaster-  general, proposes to allow his subordinates to do business in this way no  one on this footslool can tell, but perhaps, if a Dominion election was to  be pulled off in the near future, there  might be a change.  As a gentle hint to non advertisers,  the Cranbrook Herald has this to say.:'  "The newspaper man saw a farmer  friend of his receiving a set of harness  from the freight office, the consignment  coming from a Winnipeg mail order  house, and remonstrating with him at-|  tempted to prove that he was making  a mistake, as many of the local dealers  would furnish him the same goods or  better just as cheap, and keep the  profit home. 'But this is the first time  that I have heard there was a harness  shop in this town. I have taken your  paper for five years and have never  seen a line of advertising in it about  such an institution in all the time- I  have been a subscriber. But, you see,  the Winnipeg house has kept me posted all the time.'"  It behooves anyone contemplating  building this year, to lose no time.  At the meeting of the Mountain Lumbermen's Association, held at Nelson  last week, the price of lumber was  boosted a dollar per thousand, with  better grades in proportion. And there  is no surety that another raise will not  be made in the near future. Even at  thc present prices it is found difficult  to fill orders, so great is the dt mand  in the northwest and locally.  W_r Qttnapatalatt Recommends Pcra-ns.  B. Mauley, asaiatant War Cor-  snt during; the War in China,  ���an "Black and White," 688 Craig St.,  Montreal, Canada, writes:  "When a man travels ia extremely bot  or eold climates, he realizes how valuable a friend he has if ins carries a Dottle  of Perona.  "I know of no article in my traveling  outfit which I have learned to praise  higher.  ������If yon  are  suffering  with the ex-  heat. PeroM raartoraa a/cro. or if  3-ou are uffllcted with a cold, la grippe  or bronchitis, Peruna restores you In a  short time,  "Or if you suffer with sleeplessness or  if your appetite ia poor, again Peruna  act. oa a good, true friend and is the  tonic needed.  "I have tried it for months and am  only too glad to acknowledge it. as a  true, loyal standby in times of trouble.  I do not hesitate to recommend It  to all."  For free medical advice, address Dr.  S. B. Hartman, President of the Hartman Sanitarium, Columbu., Ohio.  "���"an  PE-RIMIA*S  BEWEflCIAL  EFFECT.  not   receive   tlto _  uooj-Uhmeut It should. Lassitude;  weakness, brain fag, loss orf flesh *�����*.  nervous prostration are yln ~____su__t  reanlts.  What Is needed k* a remedy Uta. wlU  restore the digwttvs orguaa to __*_r  normal condition.'  Such a remedy haa been found fa.  Peruna. It has promn Itself of frtoav  less value in U>oo_ri____ of cases of U*_a  kind.  It. action has boen seemingly ratracn-  loua In restoring some patients who had  given np all hope of nxorvery.  .But there is nothing strange about  -r*trrnanr>B action.   It simply  tons.   _*>  the  mucous   membranes of the organs  Involved   reaatorhsg    them - to    thei.  normal conditteas and leaving, jiatu.  to perform kor duties unhindered.  That.puaon who has'sound, ikealthy  mucatvi membranes lining the entfce.  digestive tract is well-gnarded agatssg*  the usual summer alimonto.  Peruaa is tbe mean, whereby to ��������  Uin this most desirablsV,.condlttoiB.  If you suffer frQiaajiy. of, the above-  mentioned symptoms, try a bottle ad  Peruna.  One bottle of tola remedy is ,  to oonrlnc* may. �����>*> al Ma  safe  and   reliabl. veoaedy  for  all catarrhal conditioaa.  We have many latter, of gratitude received from persons -who have experienced its benefits.  These testimonials are proof to t*a  that Peruna has not failed in the mission for. which it.was intended, that at  relievintf suffering and restoring haa_ ___  What has become of the Fire Brigade Band ? It has scarcely made a  toot in four or live weeks.  OLLA PODRIDA  Several of the heirs of Russell Sage  have made up their minds that $25,-  000 is not enough to pay them for the  long wait they have had.  *  "My sister sings 'II Trovatore' in five  sharps."  "Mine sang it in six flats, hut they  made her move out of every one of  them."  *  How dear to our hearts are  two old  silver dollars  When some kind subscriber presents  them to "riew^���  The liberty  head, without  nrcktie or  collar,  And all the strange things that to us  ������-���   seem so new;  The wide spreading eagle, the  arrows  below it, ' r  The stars and the  words with the  queer things they tell,  The coin of our fathers !    We're glad  that we know it,  Kor, some time or other, 'twill come  in right well.  '  ���Ex.  . Printers, beware ol water. The shift  boss of the Moyie- Leader nearly lost  his life the other day by a squall hitting the boat-in which he was breaking  the Sabbath.r He saved his life by  throwing a bunch of editorials overboard, and swears he will never touch  water again.���Greenwood Ledge.  #  A little puff was what he sought���  A little printers' ink <  He tried in every way to land, I  And yet, what do you think ?  He failed to get it till he died  And quietly passed away;  When, to be sure, he couldn't read  The compliments next day.  THE COMrORTABLt WAV.  S. F. & N. RY.  Daily  Leave  I  PHOENIX  Daily  Arrive  9:00 a.m.  Spokane,      Seattle,j  Kverett, Bellingharu  Vancouver Victoria,| 6:5s P>"-  and        all        Coast!  I points - I   6:55 p.m.  I Spokaue,       Hemic,  9:00  a.m.   Wiunipe., St. Paul,   I Minneapolis   i t>rai,d    Korks,    Ke-j         _, ' public, Curlew, Mar-i fi      . ,���  9:00 a.m., ��_,������_ Ferry (Mid-i 6^5 p-m-  I way) .J   9:co ,.m.| _JS,r_J\f_^_.___f!".l *S5P:��*_  A.) 6:55 p.m.  1 Ex. Sun.  Kaslo. Sandon.  MINERAL ACT.  9:00 a.m.I  _Er^_S_un.j    Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  S--OAILV OVtRLAND TRAINS���2  From   Spokane for   Winnipeg, St.  Paul,  Minneapolis,   St. Louis    Chicago and   all I  points east. [  For complete information,   rates,   bertn |  reserrstious, etc., call on or address,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agenf.  Phoenix  Certificate of Improvement!.  .NOTICE.  "Belle View Fraciional'V'BBtUe Axe Fractlousl'  and "Apes-Fractional" Mineral Claims- sit  uate in  ther:Greeuwood; Mining.Division   o  Yale  District. 'Where   Located:    In.Cxeen  wood Camp.  TAKE .NOTICE  that I, Isaac II. Ilfdlett. ��s  A.ent for Eric E. Jackson Free'Miuers Certi-  Scate No. B85R43, aud Francis W. (irOT'es^Free  Miner's Certificate No. B79969,intend,'6od��ysfrom  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  CertiScates of Itnprovementsrfor the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice .that actionVunder section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates of ImprovemenU,.-  Dated this 30th day of May, A. D. 1906.  I. HV.H*_^.ETT..  JWINERAL.ACT.'  Certificate of Imirovemeiti.  NOTICE.  "Sovereigu" Mineral Claim, situate in tbe Oreeu.  wood Miuiiig Dtvisiou of Yale District.Where  located:    In Pr.videiicecamp.  TAKK NOTICE that I," Isaac. .H. Hallett. ���*  agent tor George-W.   Rumber_er,"i Free   Miner's  j Certificate No.  B91423. and  Harry Nash,   Fntt  Miner'* Certificate No. 891578. intend, sixty days  ! from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-"7 R��-  | corder for a Certificate of Improvemeuts^fpr.thc  : purpose of obtaininga Crown Grant of. ..he above  ��� claim '"'   " "  I    And further take noticcthit action, i__der.se.-  tion 37   must be commenced before the'-issuaace  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1906.  :T.H.'HA_t,KrT.  S G. YKKKKS, A. G. P. A.  Seattle.!  Phoenix Shoe Shop  A. T. TURANO, Pr p.  Boots and Shoes made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  proof.  Flrtl Street - Opp. Kaob Hill Motel  Pbeenli. B. C.  THIS IS THE TIME  ��� to order your supply of Fire Wood,  '. either for immediate use or for the  ;    future.     All orders promptly tilled.  ! GEN KRAI.    SANITARV    AND    SCAVKSMKK  i WOKK   DONK ON SHORT  NOTICK.  The intense itching characteristic of  salt rheum and eczema is instantly allayed by applying Chamberlain's Salve.  As a cure for skin diseases this salve  is unequaled.   For sale by J. B. Boyle.  Coming Events.  Labor Dav, Crar.brook, Monday,  September 3rd.  Nelson Fair, September 19, 20 and  21.  Spokane Interstate Fair, September  24 to October (>.  New Westminster Fair. October Jil  j to 6ih.  Stomach Troubles   and Constipation.  1  No one can reasonably hope for'  good digestion when the bowels are  constipated. Mr. Chas. Baldwin, of  Edwardsville, 111., says: "1 suffered  from chronic constipation and stomach  troubles for several years, but, thanks  to Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets, am almost cured." Why not  get a package of these tablets and get  well and stay well? Price 2<, cents.  Samples free. For sale by J. B. Boyle.  D. L. Mclntominey  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. B32. PHOENIX, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Impreviaanta.  NOTICE.  "Old Bird" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:  In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H Hallett. as  agent for William L. C. Gordon, Free Mlaer's  Certificate No. BS6333, intend, sixty days froat the  date hereof, 10 apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the aboTC claim.  Aud further take uoticr that action, under section 37, must be com raence<l before the iaa.auc^  of such Certificate of I mprovementi.  Dated this list dav of April. A.D. 1006  M��� I. H. HALLKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  ������Bounty Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate  ia  the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.  Where located: On Wallace Mountatu.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac  II   Hallett. Free  Miner's Certificate No. BglijS, lor myself, and n  agent for Thomas T. Hcudcrsou, Free   Miner's  Ceitificate No.   IIS5809,  intend, sixty  days  from  dale hereof, to apply to the Mining   Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under sec-  tion 37, must be commenced before the i-��uance  of such I'ertificete of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of March. A 1) 1906.  I.H   HALLKTT.  SEE  I Nature's Wondrous HandiworkI  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate *f Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Sniilax Fractional" and "Hilly Fractional" Mineral Clams, situate in the Greenwood Mlniu.  Division of Vale District.    Where lcca ted: 1h  SkfUrk Camp  TAKK NOTICK that I.Isaac II. Hallett,  Free  Miner's Certificate No. H9M4S, for myself, and as  agent for Albert E. Ashcrolt, Free Miner's Certificate No.   I)9i;6o,   iuteud, sixty days from  the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining   Kecorder for  Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And lurther take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced t-efore the  issuance  of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 16th dav of April. A.D. iqc6.  I. H  HALLKTT.  34-  THR0UGH    UI AH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate. Canon of the  Grand  lllnclc   Canon, Marshall and Tennessee   l'asst-s.   and    the     World  ���1'nmoiis Roynl Gor^e  I'ltinplrts  For  Descriptive  11 ml  Illustrated  write to  J   0  ���  ���  W. C. McBride,  I 154 Third Street  _______p_*_______B  General A.ent,  PORTLAND, OK.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  ____.Tlie most perfectly appointed Heal h  and Pleasuie Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesystem or Hatha��� including Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curatir:  properties of its waters are uuequsled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervosa and Mtn-  cular Troubles.  For Healin. all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Kllmluating all MetalllcPoltjin from thi  Hystem  The grandeur ol the scenery ia unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakea,waterfalls,  Isoatiti., yachkiug, fishing, shooting, eacutsl< us  keunla. lt�� winter climate i�� uci��uri>a��s*d loi  aaUdne**. UI RBY tlctNTO<��H,  Ptoyrtc a  9U  if *  HI  a    a      ^  ;5>  -��� ��_> ���  a*  111  s  if,?  if  si,it  5* ���"���  Ml  lis i  &>?*-S  gey  r'US  ���  3:  leading Hotel of Boundary'* le*dln_  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A  ���"CHASTER    _.  Proprietor.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS   OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL.  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  ,, ^^a> ^J___|> V^u *_______!/ \______L/ *___���_< \__k_r* 1___t_! _____*_____/__M_/_____f_^ ^a^1  K **H*m njgam^ ^aaa^ Afc***na ^V***am A*m*fc /ra*m ^a*|*j__ ^iiP*-*_.^���___j*JV^|Q,^fl_^^__F _*�����*]% j  SDomin.on  ��lb Sronaifces Hvc,  This Is the Largest Hotel iu the City  aud ha* been iingMovcd and refitted,  beiux well adapted for mining and  travelling men. Bathroom Bar well  stocked with choice good*. Dining  Kooiu nude person a! charge ol the,  projiricir.-o-,.  jpboenif, J3.G.  Mr*. P.  TtLcrMONt Ho. 77.  I. McKELVEY, Prop.,  t��^tt��&lXl_^)R0^  ���   r. ���  THE    ONLY   nH��T-CL*aS    ANO    UI��-TO DATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOCNIX  Hbotcl Brooklyn  ��t��  PROM   OCLi.AH    TO   NOO*  ���tST aAMf>(.|   VOOMS   (���  TrM  ���ottweumr  ���t*POaiTl    OHfAT    MOMTMIHN  STATION  ��� *TMh*00*��    IM    OCHWIOTlO*.  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  :W*.  pboenfjr, 3B.C.  j  ..Deane's Hotel..  DANNY  DEANE, Prop.  Boyle, the Druggist.  Hannam's rnilk suffers no  addition  or subtraction.  ( New and second   hand goods   sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Special attention   given   to   Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions properly prepared by  Boyle, the Druggist.  Miners, attention. If you want j  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  Advertising helps to sell'more goods  without increasing^ the cost of doing  business.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board ol Trustees.  The base ball boys are thinking of  giving a dance at Miners' Union hall  next Thursday evening.        ���>  Danny Deane will give a Sunday  dinner worth while at his new hotel  tomorrow.    Bear it in mind.  The C. P. R. is learning bad habits  from the Great Northern, in bringing  its passenger trains late to Phoenix.  The Greenwood base ball team is  expected to play a game on the local  grounds tomorrow with - the Phoenix  fans.  This new house is now open  for inspection. Every thing new  neat and clean. Heated by hot  water. ������'���'.���"     ������-.-���J' ..*--'  Meals at all Hours, served in  the .style which has already  ..made this house1 famous.' =Tr.y  our'Sunday dinner, of which  we make a specialty. If you do  you'll come again.  First St., on the Bridge.  Phoenix, B. C.  Telephne A24.  >^*v%^%--*v%^  KODAKS  We   are   constantly adding to our  stock   of  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,'  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for' the amateur or professional. Call and see our lines..--'--V:  Also large stock of local views to  send to friends.  A POINTER  t1(b Bros. ? Mil  LIMITED.  ������'   Stationery,   'Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for   Mason   &   Risch   Pianos.  SS<��_xsx_x**-_x_x_x_^^  Prof. Frank   H.   Daniels  topeopleinheedof  5  We have an as  sortment that can  not be equalled in  town. Every one  in our store is the  kind that gives  satisfaction. We  expect that every-,  thing we sell you  will make you a  better customer.  Our stock is'se  lected for its quality above all else.  When that is secured we make  our prices so low  that you may think  the goods inferior.  Inspection will  dispel that idea  at once.  BLACK  ��:THE JEWELEfi:-.  Knob Will Aye., Phoenix, B.C.  Trustees Hood, Crawford and Kara-  tofsky, of the public school, are to be  congratulated on the improved appearance of the building since an application of paint.  Ihe Imperial linen, made in England, which the Pioneer job depart  ment is turning out, is the finest thing  yet in the way of office stationery.  Ask. to see samples.  .'��� Beginning last Monday the general  and furnishing stores of the city closed  at 7 p. m., instead of 7:30 p. m., as  formerly, by mutual agreement, giving  the clerks and; proprietors that much  more time to themselves. The public  should take notice accordingly.. r,.  The recent unusually warm weather  for Phoenix brought on an ice famine,  although a larger supply than .usual  was laid.in last winter. However, Mur-  dock Mclntyre received a car of 30  tons of frozen Loon lake aqua pura  this week, and relieved the situation.  M.. Mecklenburg, M. A., the celebrated oculist optician, and eye specialist, will again be at Thomas' drug  store,'Phoenix, August 30 and 31st,  arid at their Greenwood storeSept. 1-4.  Now is-your opportunity of. having  your eyes attended to properly by a  qualified "and experienced specialist, tf  When public school opens, the trustees wish it to be understood by those  interested that they propose to enforce  the provision of- the school act, entail  ing a fine on those parents who have  children of school age and do not  send them regularly to the local seat of  learning.  Poor stationery, or that adorned  with a rubber stamp, will create a poor  impression with your customer or  wholesaler���and that is reason enough  why you should not use it. Try some  of the Pioneer kind, in tbe latest type  styles. It is guaranteed to produce a  good impression, which is often half  ��� the..battle. .  Alt was an immense house that  greeted Richard & Pringle's minstrels  at the opera house Wednesday evening���probably the largest yet as  .sembled in that auditorium. It was a  typical minstrel show, full of action  and music, with many excellent specialties and side kinks. It would be an  improvement, however, if the orchestra  would not endeavor to be the whole  thing in accompanying the vocalists-1-  a weakness of many orchestras, by the  way, who successfully endeavor to  make more noise than the singers.  The band rendered good music on the  streets on its arrival.  ________________=______���_*__���_-���  ���_"p-__*F3j"* iy&-40r ���^'���^**'  Dr. Mathison'. dentist.  Don't forget   Boyle   is the Druggist.  The infant son of Earl Anderson  died yesterday in the postoffice block.  The funeral will be held today, Rev.  Lundie officiating.  Public school will open on the 27th,  Monday week, instead of on the 20th,  as inadvertently stated in the Pioneer  last week.  When feeling like having just a  wee drappe Scotch, call at the Brooklyn and have a'wee taste McCallum's  Perfection.       "   <*  Last Sunday Mrs. Hugh Reid received the sad news of the death of  her father, James Martin, of Lennox-  ville, Que. Mr. Martin died on his  73d birthday.  Rev. J. W. Miller left Monday to  attend the financial district meeting,  for West Kootenay district, of the  Methodist church, which was held at  Kaslo, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr.  Miller will preach at Gre.nwood next  Sunday, and Rev. E. Manuel, of Grand  Forks, will occupy the Methodist pulpit  in Phoenix.  HOOD,   REAL ESTATE   AGENT |  Offers:���  3 bargains in lots in best residential  part of the city.  Home on   New  York   townsite  on;  very easy terms. j  House and lot   in   rear   of hospital 1  cheap. j  Marsh Block to let on long lease.  Martin Block, lower   town, for   sale  or rent.  ' House and lot, Knob   Hill  ave, for  sale.  Lot of household furniture at a bargain.  Invest  Your  Mon<  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  James J. Dewar, of the Hunter-  Kendrick "store, who has been away  several weeks on an eastern trip, returned late last week much improved  in health.  Crack Shot* In   Ruifla.  Press dispatches state that investigation of the recent attempt on the  life of the Grand Duke Nicholas shows  that 90 men of the crack regiment  took a shot at- the grand duke, and  none of them took effect. This makes  it plain how the Japanese made the  subjects of Czar Nicholas perform the  skidoo act in the Russo-Japanese war,  which resulted so disastrously for the  Muskovites. Those Russians, in fact,  are almost as good at shooting as the  Rossland policeman, several years ago,  who, in shooting at a fleeing prisoner,  shot a woman in a window on the opposite side of the street.  COMINfi AND GOING  HAZELWOOD  and  Draisey's  Cmtmm  Kitchen*  A SUN tMtf  records the exact time. Men of affairs  require promptitude in keeping eiitttge-  menis. .   -    y . ?'"������ .  TIMEPIECES ' XT'  that keep exact time are a part 'of 'pur  jewelry offering:.  You won't losea train if your watch is  bought here. We show a fine asaort-  m<mt:'snd at extremply low prices.,. Call  and see them.  B. C. Pall Fair*.  The dates of almost all of the annual fairs in British Columbia, all of  which are held at some time in the  months of September or October, have  been announced The following is  the list:  Kamloops���Sept.  26-27.  Agassiz���Sept. 3.  North Vancouver���Sept. 3.  Kelowna���Sept. 12-13.  Mission���Sept   17.  Nelson���Sept. 19-21.  Vernon���Sept. 19-21.  Chilliwack���Sept. 20-21.  Central Park���Sept. 20 22.  Surrey Center���Sept. 25.  Langley���Sept. 26.  'The Islands���Sept. 26.  .Eburne-���Sept. 26-27.  Victoria���-25-29.  New Westminster-���Oct. 2-6.  .-  Armstrong���Oct. 10 12.  Railway   Matters  GEORGE E. DEY,  PWELER,  m Ave., Phoenix, B.��.  cxt 10 If nob Hill Cafe  Pin no for Salt.  New Morris Piano for sale cheap,  in first:class_condition. ���  Can  be seen  at   the   Brooklyn.    Inquire   of Harry  Flrar ?*r_ei J Swift, at the Hotel Brooklyn.  Work has been finally completed on  the switch  connecting the CP.R. and  Great Northern at Denoro.  *v. r. ���������  Section foremen on the Great Northern in this locality have received a  raise from $55 to $60 per month.  W. E. Mullin is taking the place of  Arthur W. Haley, as ��. P. R. ugent  here while the latter is off on his two  weeks' vacation.  Bids for the construction- of- the  Grand Trunk Pacific for seventy-seven  miles west of Edmonton, Alberta, will  be asked for at once,  Mayor Rumberger visited Spokane  this week, Tuesday.  George D.Clark, of Grand Forks, was  a visitor here Wednesday.  Chief of Police Flood spent several  days in Spokane this week.  Miss Taylor, of Spokane, has been  visiting Mrs. H. F. Libby.  H. H. Shallenberger and wife went  down to Spokane on Wednesday.  W. D. Hardjng left this week for  LaGrande, Oregon, where expects to  locate.  Miss McKenzie, of Midway, is  spending a week or two with Mrs.  John McRae.  Mrs. Isaac Crawford and two daughters will leave Monday to spend two  or three months in New Brunswick.  Treasurer G. W. Wooster, of the  Granby Co., was here from Grand  Forks this week, on company business.  Smith-Curtis, ex-M. P. P., has been  looking after his mining interests in the  Similkameen country, the Sunset arid  others.  John McRae, J. J. Strutzel and  Robert Thompson left Wednesday on  a week's fishing trip up the main Kettle river.  John A. Crawford, who recently resigned as master mechanic at the Dominion mines, went over to Kamlops  this week.      r_  Clarence D. Goepel, of Nelson,  Canadian agent for the well-known  Maple Leaf brand fuse, was a visitor  here Tuesday.  David Boyle, superintendent of the  government museum at Toronto, is expected to arrive here Monday to visit  his son, John B. Boyle.  Supt A. B. W. Hodges of the Granby returned this week from a month's  outing, which he spent at the coast,  mostly near Vancouver.  -���; Murdock Mclntyre visited Midway  Thursday to see his brother, and next  week will take him to a point near  Princeton to spend the winter.  Stewart Williscroft, an experienced  furniture man, is expected to arrive in  a few days from Manitoba, to take  charge of the Binns furniture store.  Miss Christina Lundie, who recently  arrived here to visit her brother, Rev.  Samuel Lundie, has decided to spend  the winter here.  Mrs. W. L. Lockhart and three  children, who have been visiting Mrs,  W. H. Docksteader, returned last week  to their home in Spokane.  A. W. Haley, C. P. R. agent here,  with Mrs. Haley, went to Coeur  d'Alene, Idaho, by Wednesday's train,  where they '< will spend a couple of  weeks.  Mrs. Dr. R. B. Boucher went to  Vancouver Tuesday for a couple ��� of  months. She met her mother and  sister at Robson, they having been to  Spokane.  Mrs. John Knight and son, Roy  Knight, from Pendleton, Ore., who  visited Mrs. Knight's niece, Mrs. F.  C. Buckless, for a week, returned home  Wednesday.  Alex. Lucas, assessor of Kaslo, and  John Kirkup,. assessor of Rossland,  were here Wednesday, en route for  Rock Creek!- They will visit Franklin  camp shortljfon official business. |  Harry Patterson, of Winnipeg, representing the printers' supply house of  Miller & Richard, which he asserts is  the largest in the world, was a caller  at the Pioneer office last Saturday.  Mrs. L. J. DuBray, formerly a resident here, but now of Lewiston, Idaho,  was in Phoenix this week. She states  that the mercury showed 112 degrees  in the shade in that place last Sunday.  A. P. Low, of Ottawa, and W. R.  Brock, both of the Geological survey,  were in camp Tuesday, shaking hands  with mining men. They were en route  to the Similkameen country on official  business.  Fred Stone, of the Diamond Drill  Contracting Co., of Spokane, was a  visitor in the city yesterday. The company now'has five drills in operation  in different sections, two of which are  in use in Franklin camp.  Ed. N. Seale, of the Exchange National Bank, Spokane, and wife, were  visitors in camp the latter part of last  week. Mr. Seale is one of the auditors of the Granby Consolidated, the  other being Wm. Spier, of Grand  Forks. -     .,  Mrs. VV.. H. Dickson, of Grand  Forks; Mrs. W. W. Dickson, of Pembroke, Ont., and Miss Dickson, of  Pembroke, wife, mother and sister of  Dr. Dickson, of Grand Forks, were  here this week and took a look at the  mines of this camp.  Miss Marie Hodge, of London, England, sister of George C. Hodge and  Leonard B. Hodge, of the British  Columbia Telephone Go., was a visitor  here Monday, accompanied by her  brother George. Miss Hodge is en  route to Vancouver.  William Anderson, of Cascade, engineer of the Cascade Water, Power  & Light Co. Ltd., who recently returned from London, England, has been  made general manager of the company,  vice S. S. Fowler, resigned. The latter  is now general manager of the Canadian Metal Co.  Mrs. and Mrs. K. R. McKenzie left  Tuesday for Souris, Man:, where they  will make their future home. Mrs.  McKenzie, who has been a zealous  worker in the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid,  was given a reception at the home of  Mrs. Gordon last week, ��� and presented  by the society with some silver tokens.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Heal  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buy.  ing business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Slocks Will Bring Quick Returns.  Will Sell Today/  Granby   Uomiuiou   International Con.1   Alhambrn (Coeur il'A.)   Copper King   Oro Denoro   Burke   Bullion   Happy Day..   Heckla   Idaho Mont. 8   Sonorn (Coeur <I'A.)   ' Snow Storm   Stuart _ '.  Kiiruuce Or. (Cnla.) '."  Siilli>��   Skylaik   jr.   l.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence.  Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C  BINNS' FURNITURE STORE  VELVET  AND  TAPESTRY  RUGS:  We have an excellent assortment, all sizes and grades  imported direct from England, $1.50 to J.'1!), according to size and quality.  BRUSSELS AND TAPESTRY CARPETS:  In.Blues, Crimsons, Gieens, Etc., ti5c, 75c and fl oO  per van 1.  union carpets:        '  ISothiiiK better for wear. They are full yard wide.  50e per yard.  STAIR CARPETS   AND STAIR PADS.  BINNS   .    .  UNDERTAKING.  ^-S^r-J-'r ����� ������*%';*5>^^;?><?><?'<��v4-><?>"^^^  House For Rent.  Four-room house for rent, furnished  or unfurnished, on New York townsite.  Apply to Wm. J. Cramer.  If" you want the iest and  ....latest in the line of....  Jffto  3foh  Printing  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R.  V. Chisholm. Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished  rooms.  Dominion Avenue  .Pbocalx.BC.  -���-���-���-*>���-���-���-���-���>-���-  -���-���-���>-���  ' Phoenix Bee*  i  t  +  T  t  T  I  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best .Malt  and the Purest Spring AVater it is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist  on   having  PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Water Ice for Sale.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,  Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  Bottled Beer and Porter.  PHOENIX, B.C.  .  0-0-9*  Remember that no office iu the Boundary  or elsewhere can give you better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of thc  PHOENIX PIONEER  PRINTING  NEAT  CLEAN   . . .  ATTRACTIVE  That is the kind that pays  That is the kind you want  .That is thc hind   WE  DO  DROP   IN   AND   SEK  ����GX_<_��S>��GX_<_^^  The BEST, Cheapest |  and most satisfactory |  Clothing in r*hoenix. ��  Clothing I  PIONKKR POI1 CO.  -    -    PHOHNIX,  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied |  customers.    If you don't   oelieve   it come |  and examine goods. &  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc. |  hist arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old Jj  and Cheapest prices. ii!  THOMAS BROWN, f  Men's Wear Exclusively. ' KNOB I���_J.RA*vS..Bi��s.x. 1  D��sx��*(_x_x_<_x_i_r_f^^  ��fti>  Hilliant H?nn!i?r (En. HiiX  Snmittlnti Anwtur.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If zOtt VVailt a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find, a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for  spring.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men S Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men S Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf drsss shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StiitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  me WILLIAM HUNTER CO.,, LTD.  '���TiaJi'i'iVii'ii-iifi'l in^Siirtri^  W?gartJWq;_pr_\,,rffri*l�� _.WTfi'

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