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 f  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons o��  Ore in J90J. *t #  Phoenix Is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Gimp of Boundary*  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District   "  Vol, III.  1'HOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 190*.  No, 41,  The Big Store  UNRIVALLED  VALUES IN  BOOTS  AND  SHOES  BLOWS IN  ON MONDAY  Crusher  Already ...Started  "" Granby Smelter.      :  at  COKE SUPPLY STEADILY ACCUMULATES  More Mei Hive Beca Added to tbe Mine Force  Tali Week, and HejfuUr Shipment*' #111  Be Retained la a Day or Two.  We have several $4.  lines of Ladies' Shoes, which, to  make room for new goods, we are selling at #2.  $1.75 Child's Shoes at'"$i.oo   \  Iff  A proportionate discount in number of other lines.  Iff _  We are the sole agents for the celebrated BELL LAD-.,  1ES' SHOES, of which we carry a full stock. Prices to'  suit all.  ,   w  We are headquarters for the OENUINK  SLATER MEN/S SHOES,  ' Every pair of which is stamped in plain figures on the sole;  18 different lines with a last and a price to fit everybody.  Iff  All other makers' shoes will be sold at a BIG REDUCTION.  - -       -   v  -   - tTf    l  ," . .GROCERIES '.',,}       WRY GOODS  -       '^ GENT'S   FURNISHINGS  GLASSWARE CROCKERY  '        HARPWARE-       '    ' --    BQOTS; SHOES  < HAY and GRAIN  PIIOKNIX  GREKNWOOD  GRAND FORKS  SANDON  MORRIN,TflOMPSON&CO.  Hot weather is here,  we are  and  ready.  Every express brings us fresh  s shipments of Summer Fruits  of every kind;  We are offering special inducements for  Family Trade for the month of August, and will make: it worth your  while to trade with:us.  POST OFFICE STORE  &  i Hiter-Wri Co.i  Coke lias been steadily arriving at  tlie Granby smelter for the last two  weeks, in greater or less quantities, and  it is now the intention to resume operations at the reduction works next  Monday, regular shipments of ore being started fiom the mines about the  same tiifie/ On Thursday of this week  oie crushing was begun once more at  the smelter, and a touple of train loads  of ore were sent down to the smelter,  that were particularly desired. The  mine fcrce was increased to some extent last Wednesday, and by early next  week theie will be still further additions.  At first it is probable that  but  two  furnaces will be blown in at the smelter, the others to be placed in operation  when the  coke supply  is sufficiently  large to warrant it being done.    Assistant Manager Flumerfelt and  Superintendent Hodges returned Saturday|from  a trip to the East Kootenay coal fields,  to ascertain exactly what the situation  is in regard to future snpplies of coke.  It was learned that the present  combined output of the ovens over there  is about 200 tons of coke  per day,  which will be divided among the Boundary smelters.   As somewhere between  300 and 400 tons is required daily for  Boundary smelters, this supply  does  not yet fill the requirements.*"   However, it is fully expected,  from repre  sentations made, that this 200 ton rate  will be increased at an early  date,   so  that all of the seven furnaces in Boundary smelters can be put in operation  before long.  During the suspension of operations  at the Granby smelter a small force has  been busy in making repairs that are  always more or less needed. At the  company's mines, while some work  has been going on, many repairs have  also been made, that it would not be  possible to go on with whije the: properties were in full operation, such as  relining shafts, straightening tracks,etc.  tory the party will work-well together!  In Vancouver' we have'never had  triction of any kind ever provincial  affairs and when we^supparted ,the  Semlin candidates, ameng whom was  Mr, Cotton, it wqs dorie by agreement  as a liberal movemerft.. There has  been, howevays6me disagreement relative to Dominion politics." " "'" -  In speaking, of the unfortunate post  tion of a government for which no.party  was held responsible, hejsaid:  "The government started in with  nominal majority of eigjit or (en, but  without any actual 'majority, for ' every  one was looking out for his own district and, in some catei, for himself;  The provincial indebtedness was increased by a coup.le of fjiillions ,and at  the end of two years nol even a nominal majority was left" ,  This, he thinks Will riot be-the case  with party control, for���thenGa" man  must do as.0 his patty, inst'rucis and  there will be little nse-for independents,  Mr. Martin declines to ek|ireuAn ��l)m*  ion as to when therej would be an  election, but statedjthat-so faV as he  could ascertain throughout trief entire  province, the feeling was entirely  favor of party lines.  MACHINERY  ON EMMA  Summit Camp Mine to be Developed*  City and District Notes.  SllffrJ tYQ MM TONS THIS YEAI  HiU Mlact Smeller, at NcImi, Ii Gcrtlif, Reg-  ���lar Supplies of Id Iroi Ore���Used For  Flwes-McKeule k Man W*klaC l>.  in  Miklii Urje Skttftrats. '  It is stated, that negotiations have  been completed between the Centre  Star and War Eagle niirie of Rossland  and the Trail smelter, by which a large  tonnage of ore will (be handled from  the mines mentioned, tri$initial shipment of which was made this week.  It is Riven out that the��e two properties  will make heavier shipments than evei  before in their history.-..  HAVE TWO  WIRE TRAMS  Porter Bros. Started  Second  '    t^*Fr_��WedE-;.-k  IS MRECmOTOTWiUHtY KLI  Addition! Striopiaf Betaf Doae Before Bar  Weather Sets In���Main Tower ol Flni  Tramway His Beta Moved.  Blows la Next Wednesday.  Next Wednesday it is expected that  the Mother Lode smelter will be blown  in with one furnace, the othet to be  started in a few days thereafter. Since  the smelter was blown but, some weeks  ago, a small force has been busy at the  Mother Lode mine, the minimum being  15 men. This week the number was  increased' to about 50, and next Monday the first shipments of ore for nearly two months will be made to the  company's smelter. After that the  force of men will be gradually increased till the old number are on the payrolls.  COL. PRIOR IS THE MAN.  Josepb Martin Taluks be Will Be Use Next  Premier.  Probably no man in the province of  British Columbia has a better idea of  our politics than Joseph Martin. While  he may not always know exactly which  way the political cat will jump, he is  generally right there when the aforesaid  feline lights. He was interviewed last  Sunday night, after coming from church,  by the Vancouver Ledger as follows:  "I expect from reports that I have  heard, but not from direct statements  to myself, that soon after Mr. Duns-  muir's return he will resign the premiership .md that Col. Prior will step  into his place. In case this is done I  do not know what the result will be.  [consider Col-Prior as, perhaps, the  best choice that could be made by the  present government to succeed Mr.  Dunsmuir. ..  "I do hot care to state whether or  not I will support the present government when they next. meet. I do expect the nr.xt provincial government  election to be held on party lines and  I expect and will receive loyal support  from the liberals through the province  as their choice for leader. Except  for a number of malcontents in Vic-  Porter Bros., the contractors, an  evidently making a success of the con  tract which theyLrecently undertook  for the Granby Co., for the stripping  of the surface of part of the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill claims. One good  sized section has been completed, abou"  200 feet wide, and the main.or upper  tower has been dismantled and anothei  and higher tower erected a little farthei  up the hill, the terminal tower still be  ing in use.  In addition to. thisranother set pt  these huge tripods has been; built still  farther up the hill, to strip a piece o(  ground adjoining the maui glory hoK,  which Superintendent Williams desires  to get in shape for stoping before the  bad weather sets in.- The heavy cable  for this second tramway runs directly  across the glory hole, the waste being  dumped off to one side of the ore body.  Once again the great practicability ol  this system of stripping is illustrated,  as it would be exceedingly expensive  fp do this stripping in any other manner, and deposit the waste where it will  be out of the way.  Porter Bros. nowhave35 or 40 men  at work on the stripping contracts,  which are being successfully carried  out. The scales carrying the debris  go down the trams by gravity and  dumped, and are brought back by pow  er from an upright steam engine, lo  cated at the rear of the main tower.  ��� Within the last three months readers  of the Pioneer ore table have noticed  that shipments of ore have been regularly sent out from'the Emma mine, in  Summitca,inp, a projjgrty that is owned  by McKenzie & ijarin arid  \V." T.  Smith, one of the Boundary's old timers.    Upwards of a thousand  tons of  ore have thus far,been sent to, the Hall  Mines smelter, at Nelson,  where the  ore, carrying much iron, is used as a  flux, although it also contains  some  copper and gold values.    The work is  under the  immediate  charge of Mr.  .Smith himself, and the C." P.  R.  has  put in a sidetrack from   the   Phoenix  branch to accommodate the shippers.  Now, however, it appears  that th(  mine is to be further developed,  as' a  small power plant has  recently  been  installed there.    It consists of a 35  horse power locomotive boiler, one 6x  8 Bacon hoist and three machine drills,  the latter to be operated by steam  In the early days of the property;  when McKenzie & Mann acquired their  interest at the same time they bought  into the Brooklyn group in Phoenix  camp, a shaft was sunk on the property  for a distance of 100 feet, with about  25 feet of crosscutting, showing u|  some good ore. No further work was  done, and for years the mine was allowed to lie idlt...-  "Something over a year ago some 65 c  tons of ore were shipped from the  Emma to the Boundary Falls smelter,  coming from an open quarry or glbr)  hole that had been opened on the property. This was when Andrew Laidlaw  was the presiding genius at that smelter which never blew in under his man  agtment, and which was finally sold  to the Sunset mine people, and latei  started operations.  The shipments of late have also been  from surface workings, and evident!)  have given satisfaction in the results,  as more;extensive work is being undertaken, and the force at the mine increased. It is stated that a drift is to  be run from the shaft to the ore shoot:  The Emma is located about two  and a half miles from Eholt, the B.C.  spur running across the ground, so that  loading on the cars is an inexpensive  matter.  Assistant Manager Galer, of the  Granby smelter, was in the city last  Thursday.  R-. P. Williams, of the Canadian  R��nd Drill Co., who .are furnishing  ihe.huge ore crusher and 60 drill compressor for the Granby Co., was in  camp Thursday.  XV. T. Smith, of the Emma mine,  was in town Thursday. He says he  will, soon lie shipping ore from the  main shaft. The C.'P. R. is extend;  ing the sidetrack'at the mine.,..  George S. Waterlow, of London,  England, a large shareholder 111 the  Sno.wshoe mine, who has been on this  side of the water for some weeks, is  expected to arrive in camp eai !y next  month.  Hugh Sweeney, formerly manager  of W. K, Megaw's store at Grand  Forks, but latterly with Rendall & Co.,  of Eholt, has returned to Grand Forks  as manager of Mr.. Megaw's store, and  has also taken an interest in the business. ��� '���      PICNIC ON  LABOR DAY  Phoeq&c,  ��� if,  Will Celebrate  This Year.  here  FW1  All  0YEI  HE  MMJNBA1Y  Moodiy Weel Will fee Eajoyetfasaa Oaliof  at New York Towaslte Park���Preparation Are Now Belag Made.  \ .Geo. Andrews.who has been working on the Golden Gate in Deadwood  cauiD has uncovered a vein of rich ore.  I he Golden Gate which adjoins the  London, is situated north of the Sunset  and Crown Silver mines.���Greenwood  fl'imes.  Rossland papers assert that one of  the big Shay engines in use on the  Phoenix branch, No. iooi, has been  ordered to the Trail-Rossland branch.  Both machines are still here, however.  Otherwise, how would Phoenicians get  their mail. ,  - Chief of Police A. H. Lawder, of  Greenwood, has been requested to re1  sign by the Greenwood city council,  economy being the reason assigned;  the resignation to take effect October  1 st. The fire chief will perform the  duties of both offices.  LORD'S DAY  ALLIANCE  PEN PICTURE BY R. A. BROWN.  Most  Mrs. Henry Heidmann and family,  who have spent ^several months at  Walla Walla, Wash., returned to Phoenix Thursday.  Smith BrosM the contractors, who  have done so much building in Phoenix, have been awarded the contract  for the construction ot the new school  house at Revelstoke���to be one of the  finest in the interior.  Rev. Joseph McCoy, formerly of  Phoenix, but now located in Vernon,  is likely to take charge of a high class  '���ollege for young ladies to .be started  this fall in Vancouver. Mr., McCoy  is well fitted for such a post.  John Thornton,: faniiliarlydcnowm as  "Jolly Jack," is applying to be admitted to the Old Men's Home at Kamloops. He first came to the Boundary  in the early sixties, when placer mining w��}s \t\$ fiflly attraction.���-.,������,  Remarkable  Tniogs Predicted for ibe  Boundary.  At the recent banquet given to Col.  Prior at Grand Forks, R. A. Brown in  responding to the mining interests,   is  reported by the Grand   Forks  News-  Gazette to have made a most felicitous  speech.   He enumerated the vast re  sources of the country with amplitude  of detail, a precision of statement, and  an exuberance of spirits that indicated  his perfect acquaintanceship with  the  subject.    His speech was the speech  of the evening.     It was a brilliant exposition ol  the  potentialities of the  country from the standpoint of the pioneer, hunter, trapper," prospectoe and  trail-blazer.    It was  a  word   picture,  sparkling with wit, and  abounding  in  hyperbole, against  a luminous  background of solid, incontrovertible facts.  Mr. Brown reviewed the growth of the  Boundary since he arrived 18 years ago.  Then   he  described   his  Volcanic,  Wolverine and Sunset mines before outlining his big project for driving a   16  mile tunnel for the purpose of tapping  the leading mines at depth.     He said  he had secured a mile square of dump  ing grounds, near Volcanic city,    The  tunne) would run from, the  west bank  of the north fork and swing in  a half  circle traverse Brown's, Summit, Phoenix and Deadwood camp before emerging at Copper camp,    Hepropc Sid to  make upraises from  this  double-track  working to the various  mines  whose  ores would be  dumped automatically  into the railway cats.     He  predicted  that the entire ore of the Boundary wiil  be smelted at Volcanic city,  and  that  a string of smelters will extend all the  way from   Grand   Forks to  Volcanic  city, a distance of twelve niil.es,  Phoenix will hold a'Labor Day celebration! again'this year, but it will be  in a different manner from that which  was held last year. It will take the  form of an immense picnic, to be held  at thcjfintw York tewnsite park, just  '���eutside'tWcityJimits.'in Which all the  labor organizations will take part. Last  Wednesday evening a meeting of the  Phoenix Trades and Labor Council  was held, and the whole matter was  discussed, and it was'decided to hold  the picnic.  This year Labor Day comes on the  1st day of September,  which   is next  Monday week.    Invitations have been  sent to labor representatives in Greenwood, Grand Forks and other Boundary towns, to join with Phoenix in enjoying this holiday, and it is expected  a large'number will be glad  to avail  themselves of the opportunity of leaving the'hot valleys and enjoy the mountain breezes of Phoenix and its suburbs.  Work has already been  started   on  getting the grounds in  shape  for the  picnic, and by Labor  Day everything  will be in readiness.    A committee of  ladies met yesterday afternoon   to arrange for  their part of   the   duties,  which it is needless to say will be welt  done, as usual.  c-     _        c��l e -r>        .      - Bcaeflt for Heiry Synted.  Secretary _iearer��_c��.Tara_oi.    ���,.   .' .  - f^UJ^tu^^va~'-yauuu^\���Thepicoic will be in the nature .of  a benefit for Henry Syrsted, who lost,  his sight in an explosion.in the Snow-,  shoe mine some months since. Tickets  for the ball which will, take place in  the evening of that day, will be on sale  Monday.  - The committee of arrangements for  the picnic is as follows: ,.\V. H; Bam-'  bury, John Riordan, Geo. Elkins, D.  Dean,, and .Bert Younghusband. ..The  ball committee consists of.C; II. Townsi;  Daniel Mclsaacand W> J. Prendergast,; ���  the floor committee being H, A. Mun-  roe, G.'E;'McAuliffe, J. Riordan, J: E:;  Forin and Jas. Jenkins.  Among the attractions that will interest will be a shooting gallery, dummy  ball throwing, standing broad jump,-,  running high jump; hop, step and jump,  100 yard dash, and children's races'of  various kinds. There will also be log  rolling, swings, tug of war, glove contest, and a brass band will discourse  sweet music all day.  In the morning there will be a parade of the labor organizations, headed  by Wjjliam Hall���.who..is the marshal!,  of the'day. Altogeter,-, the day promises tQ be a''pleasant one, and as the net  results wiii go to a sightless miner, will  doubtless be well patronized.  Spoke Here.  THE LOCAL IIANCI WAS IMIEB  Object Ii Ihe Preiervatioa ol the Safefeatk Day  - For Worltlitaea isd etberi���Orjaaixa*  tloa li Qrowlif.  Thursday evening R'ev'vJ. G. Sheaf-  er, B. A., of Toronto, secretary ot the  Lord's Day Alliance, of Toronto, delivered an address at St Andrew's  Presbyteiian church on the aims and  objects of the organization, which is  the preservation of the Sabbath day as  one of rest for all. After the address,  a local organization was formed with  provisional officers, A. P. McKenzie as  president and Rev. Jasper Hard secret  tary-treasurer. The executive committee consists ol J. E. Mills, Rev. V,  M. Purdy and Rev. T. Green.  Mr. Shearer has been travelling  through British Columbia and the west  forming local organizations of the alliance, and has thus far been quite successful in the work, it appealing directly to workingmen and having the endorsement of the labor organizations,  as a rule.  W. L. Ross and son Guy went over  to Rock Creek this week.  Messrs. Slack and Morkill gave a  ping pong party Thursday evening.  Mrs. Thomas and children left on  Tuesday's Great Northern train for  New York City, where Mr. Thomas  has been for some time.  A new townsite is. about to be placed on the market in the Similkameen,  about three miles from the Nickle Plate  mine, on the Sunset.  A daily stage now runs from Greenwood to Curlew, to counect with the  Great Northern trains, on the newly  opened Republic branch, both ways.  A saving of one day is thus made by  travellers in reaching the Boundary.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  T'��: fallowing table gives the ore shipments of boundary mines lor 1900, for 190: aiid  for laoj, as reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer��� Past  ' 1900 1901 ���    Week       1903  Granby Mines, Phoenix    64,533 231,762 6G0 200,245  Snowshoe,              "         m j 731 2 <J42  Brooklyn,               '���         150 ....  Mother Lode, Deadwood '.      5;340 99,034 ....     70.092  Sunset,                 ��'           ;���; 802 ....      4,520  Morrison,              "  150  J*-��Miue�� Summit    19,484    47,405        ....      2,718  K-Bell, ���<  5,!0           Knuna, ��        go       HX>7  Winnipeg,     Wellington      1.07G      1,040        ....        785  Ciolden Crown,       "      2.250.         025  Athelstan, ��             i>2oo 550           King Solomon, W.Copper  875  No. 7 Mine,           Central  G05        ....        482  City of Paris, ".         2,000  Jewel,             LongLake         100 SCO        ....      2,175  Carnii,              West Fork  8!K)  Providence,     Providence., ,���  (;o  Ruby,      Boundiiry Falls  80  Miscellaneous.               3 230 4 KHi  Total, tons     y<)f730   syo.OOO 740 2111.351  Granby Rmelter treatment, tuns .      02,387   230.828        ....  W2,4!>8  .1%   ���> ^,1 _\    , ,     I 1_- #_1 ,"__       _". . . . .        I        .-       .{. .1  V        I"' r'l    . I ,�� >   . |1.     ,    ���      . 1" .    \    ^    z       ���       ��� L . ��       . ���  4.       ��� f  .ir'J   i.  4&  i  IS  'i^JK a  #$?  I  ill  ' 'PA I  m  w  iff  41  Ajl:  ft ?  -?!'��!  m  M  .."A.  ���-fkl  .'135 i  m  :*>i  m  r&?  Trip ����� ��� Milium ir ii Hi ii ii ii in   TiVTir     l *" ' '  n-5  fcfi  /.*  mfmm ���  B!!H��&f.  !ffe  VSPSBWI.*'  t$$F-f   i  i  1 waif-!>  fell  s  mWU  i��_*A'  ilraB^  . ' is  ��k�� i?  >g!3��.  M?.i;  �����k%  iiB��'S W  mm  t%&istf  mi��  flip  "5. il  sh-i' ir-= ���- .-iv  1   n*t W  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ��++++��+�� ������� ��� ����+��^M*++++-H �����������������+���������+��������� ������������������������  I The Canadian Bank of Commerce f  t Capital, $8,ooo,ooo  head office, toronto.  Rest, $2,000,000.  j*  HON. GEO. A. COX, President. B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  J. H. PLUMMER. A��*�� Ccn'l Managtr.  fl. F. MYTTON,   Manager Greenwood  Branch  ^HHM)IHHIIKM)IMH<  The Phoenix Pionecn  ISSUED ON SATURDAY BY TUIt  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOKXIX, II. C.  VV. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  "  _ , _.' ,   1 Business office No. 14.      ��    ' <  Telephone   | Managet.(, residence, No. 15.  1 SDBSCIUrTJONU IN ADVANCE.  Per Year t* ����  Six Month* '.  ��������5  To Foreign Countries 3 00  If von are not o subscriber to this paper, this  Is an Invitation to vou to become one.  will take this matter up in earnest, and  get it readjusted, it will be the best  campaigning he ever did, and his trip  to the interior will not have been in  vain.  EDITORIAL COMMENT  Advertising rate* lurnlshed on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  '   Four weekly Insertions'constitute one month's  advertising.  3label>  1902"  AUG.  ���  1902  Sun. Hon.  Tues. Wed. Thu.  Frl.  Sit.  .    1  2  3   4  5.6     7  8  9  10 U  12 13 14  15  16  17 18  1'9 20 21  22  23'  24 25  26 27 28  29  30  31  y.  British Columbia is about to be in-;  vaded by a number of English journal  ists.    If they are looking  for investments in the newspaper line, they will  soon have a golden opportunity. ,  in this province and then by cutting  down 10 one paper for the whole coun-  tiy it could probably be made to pay.  ���Sandon Paystreak.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  W. A. Galliher, of Nelson, our M.  P., is receiving a few bouquets���mighty  few���from the press of his constituency,  since he returned from Ottawa. He is  getting all he deserves, evidently.  Among other things the Greenwood  Board of Trade asked Col. Prior to  have the West Fork wagon road com  pleted. It is a crying shame that this  was not done moons and moons ago,  Ymir was threatened with forest fires  Kamloops is pieparing to celebrate  Labor Day.  The proposed piovincial loan, in  London/ has been withdrawn.  Cranbrook wants to be made govei n-  ment headquarters for the district.  A gasoline launch recently exploded  and sank at Halcyon.     No casualties.  Today the first issue of John Houston's resuscitated Nelson Tribune,  weekly, will make its appearance.  A new town called Morrisey, at the  junction of Morrise) creek and Elk  river in east Kootenay, is being put on  the market.  The Nelson Tramway Co. is desirous  of having its chaiter amended so that  it need run but three mouths in the  year���summer. The ratepayers will  decide the question on the 271I1.  (food Team of Horses for Sale,  First class team of woik  hoises  foi  sale. Good foi driving. Each will  weigh about, ,1,200 pounds. Are in  good condition. Owner wishes to sell  as he has no further use for ihem. Inquire at Pioneer office. 33*34  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for UiMiib Affidavits.  Phoenix, B. C.  A. SCOTT,  ��� Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction.  It costs only $2.00.  It is worth $10.00.  If ftou read the  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  t Phoenix Home B*ewed  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Pro/its on the G. P. R, are exceeding the expectations of the officials ol  the road every qnaiter. And yet a  decent passenger seivice to Phoenix is  not given, although a goodly chunk ol  the piofits is derived from this branch.  TWO PER CENT FACTS.  The recent trip of Col. Prior, the  minister of mines, through the low  .grade camps must have convinced that  estimable gentlemen of the sincerity of  the people in their feeling against the  present two per cent tax on the output  of our mines. It was constantly reiterated to him, and the most indisputable facts" and figures presented showing how manifestly unfair that system  of raising revenue is.,,'The gallant colonel ���took it all in, and promised to  bring it before his colleagues.'    -'  , Heretofore the government does  not seem to have realized that it is the  incidence of the taxation that is objected to; that is; the method of levying the same. We have yet to hear  of a mining company that objected to  paying some   tax,  and  many of the  ��� largest have even said that they would  willingly pay their share -if all were  treated alike. But for one mine to  pay the equivalent of one per cent on  the net output- and another to pay   15  . or 20 per cent, is certainly not equitable. ��� <i  What a picnic the two Victoria dailies have been having of late with solid  pages of legals for foreshore rights foi  fishing purposes. It is almost enough  to make an up-country newspaper man  wish that he'lived in the salmon and  webfoot belt.   ' >       ,       .  J. P. Morgan, he of the trust fame,  seems to have gone up against the real  thing when he organized his steamship  combine, if reports from London aie  correct.'' It is not so easy to corral the  trade of the high seas, especially it  governments take a hand.  C. P. R. officials of various degrees,  from the president down,1 have been  visiting the Kootenays of late, but none  of them have exolained the execrable  passenger service being given on the  'Phoenix branch of their great ra'lway  line.    Its up to them, now.  Figures showing that exactly this  condition exists under the law as it  now stands have been presented again  and again. The managers of low  grade mines naturally object to .paying  taxes on the wages they pay out and  the supplies and other things entering  into the business ol mining, which they  are forced to pay when they pay on the  value of the ore, less smelter': and  freight'charges.  ' According to statistics from Ottawa,  during the year ending June 30, 1902,  Canada exported copper to the value  of $2,990,000. Of this amount $a,-  000,000 worth came from the Boundary. These figures speak in clarion  tones of what can be done and is being  done in the Boundary in a mining way.  Advertising is the oxygin that will  maintain life in any business enterpiise.  The man who is dissatisfied with his  business doesn't know as much about  his advertising as he ought to know.  The character of every newspaper is  written all over it, plain for every lend  er of discrimination and judgment "to  determine.  An adveitiser ought to have confidence in his adveitising. Many an  advertiser has ceased to advertise when  just on the veige of success.  When competition is keen the advertiser should remember that the only  ac|yeitising that advertises is the adveitising that advertises the advertisisei's  business.  If you're making money without advertising you must, have a pietty good  sort of business, the putting of which  before the public in the proper manner,  through the proper mediums, would  surely make money faster for you.  H. s. cavley. w. b. cochranc.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C-  % B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C  UMACMLAT  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ljr*t��*ajr*  PHOENIX, B. C.  NEW COAL FIELDS.  Ash-  Take the Granby mines in this camp,  for example. In June the amount of  ������ wages paid out here was $42,000.  Consequently, under the law the company would be forced to pay $840  taxes on the wages (hey paid the miners.  If $5,000 worth of powder was' used,  the sum of $100 in taxes was paid on  that. And so on down the line. Is  this justice���is it reason ? , It is only  a sample o,f what many, mines, in ..the  province', in "greater or-'^esser degree,  ' are r.ow paying.   1. 1 ,-'' > >  A visitor from the Boundary, brings  the information that the Granby Com  pany is contemplating the erection al  Grand Forks of a factory in which to  manufacture the product of their mine  into coppei wire, copper rivets, etc.���  Princeton Star.  Some day the above will doubtless  be true, but as yet no step has been  taken in that" diiection'nor is likely to  be taken for some time to come.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  What He Secured���Mr. Galliher  the dominion member from this district, has gotten back. The Herald is  pleased to know that he has gotten  something.���Cranbrook Herald.     '  Located la tbe Okaoogoa Valley by the  nola Smeltlof Co.  D. R. Young is back from  a  pros  pecting trip through theOkancgaii dis  'trict, from Vernon to Pentictoh,' made  in theinteiests of Ash nola Smelting Co.  He was successful in  locating several  thousand acies of coal  lands' within  easy reach of transportation on  Okanogan Lake, The principal location was  made on Mission Creek, about six miles  back trom the lake, where he staked  over five thousand acres of coal lands.  The other location was made on Trout  creek, two and one half miles from the  lake, and consists of twelve hundred  and eighty acres.   There is an eight  foot seam on,the Trout creek property,  samples from which have been assayed  by A. L. McKillop, with very satisfactory lesults.   Mr. McKillop states that  the coal is first class for steam and domestic purposes.  The Ashnola Smelting Co. will commence development work on their new  properties at an early date. Mr. Young  is confident that-they will be shipping  coal into Nelson by January 1st, 1904.  The company has obtained 2,560  acres at Mission creek, and taken all  the steps to get enough more to make  up 5,000 acres.���Nelson   Daily News.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F.and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. m.    Sec  ond Thur��lny of each month.  Emergent meetings nicnlled; Mnnonlc  Hall, Morrinon-AndcrHon Mock.  Lager Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution has piou'ii the test and has made a  host (if Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  | PHOENIX BREWERY  <g JULIUS MUKLLER, Pkopkii-.ior.  *| Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St..  %  Phoenix ^  W. I,. GliRMAlMt,  ���   Setretarv.  V. I.. COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155.   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   ers' Union Hall.   KD. BROWN, Pies. AUGUST 1'II.GER, Sec'y.  PHOENIX AEfilfc  NO. 158.  .Meetings on Friday  nl 8301) .in.. Miners'  Uubn Hull.  Visiting  brethren  coidtally invited.  JAMES MARSHALL. Pre*.    R. I.. BOYU. Secy.  Pboeaix Lodge No. M,.  v \Knlfhtg ol Pytblat.  Meets every Tue'sdoy niglit  ,,17.30 p. iu.. Hardy-McKcimc  Hall.  Visiting breth rep welcome  J.E.W.Thomi'SON, C.C.  J.A.Clark, K.R.S.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. V., of Phoenix.  Meets Tupsday  nights, 8;3o o'clock at  '    v Miners' Union Hall.  R. LORAH,  President.  Miss Loscnn,  Secretary.  Those desiring helpapply to secretary. >Phoiic3o  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work'.Guaranteed.   Import-J  ed Goods.   '  K1NE HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PR'ACTICAI.   MINERS' ANU   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix SI. and Brooklyn Ave.  4-  m  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT &GILMAN  VANCOUVER, ����� C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  E  Tin-;  VANCOUVER ASSAY OFFICK  K1tnbhsht.1l 1890.  I Minerals Identified and Their Values Kx-  |p,��":tl-    FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You a Piece of Doulilful Rock?   Jiisl  Mail it to us.   Mill and smelter tesLS up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Abna>s a Specialty.  h  Zi  Lion Ming works  JAS McCREATH. Prop  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEEP AND CIGARS  Sole Aftcnts for Relchsqiiclleii Sellers' Illtic Label Ilrand the mott  healthful and rtfrchhtns of Mineral Wulrra.  Phone Orders Solicited.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B- p.  Maple Leof  Hotel Old Ironsides  ClioK-c Wines. Li|. ��� :iii(l Cigars a|wnye in  dock. IloiiuMiv (im t<i uo'k. One trial juifj  vou will iciiiciiilier Tins Jlni>leI.��nf Forever.  Ave,  0   aM/ & McDONALD, Props., phoknlx  \ ^ NORDEN HOTEL t&fiMs,]<s,  ��� =���     :__ALMS TROM &' 1JKRG, 1'kqpriktors  _r  ��� ^j��^     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C.  ������������ ��������� ���������������������������������������������-���-������������������������^���f ���������������������"����� �����������+������������������������ ���������-���-���-�����   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete I.ineofSniripIe.  S.-S'SS;      GREENWOOD  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  TKv.  ^���1 \.    iai-   *  It has been said, and vwith reason,  what shall be done to raise the revenue  of $73,000 that was paid' in this ^ax  last year, if it is abolished. ��Fhis'subject the Associated Boards of Trade  endeavored to deal with last winter,'  but with little success. But it would,  not seem to be a difficult thing for the  government to so arrange 'the ore tax  that it should biing the same revenue  as at present without imposing a lax  on wages, steel, timber (that is.already  taxed) and other things that enter into  *the cost of mining.   The interior press,  as a rule, is a unit on this topic, and it " Making It Pay���Some journalistit  should be one of the first duties of the prototype of J.'Pierpont M*orga1j shouli)  government to so adjust the ore tax crop up in British Columbia and do' a  that it does not bear unequally on oneiJiltle consolidating.' ���V*A /corporation  portion of the industry, and to that with about $15,000,000 capital should'  extent tend to hurt it,    If Col  Rripr be able to acquire all' tbg"Y^wspapers  -�����        r .       1 _     1 r r I    . 'Jit���**1      ir ��� ���" * L.i  ������?        �������������� J - 1. -1  ���   ���>    %��� *.        ���*-   -v ���"  t-'    ��j-,-_-a'.        \-  \.-     ^ it-"  -' -'" * �� ."��� '.'"i  High Grade Camp���The Nelson  News' thinks that the repeal of the two  per cent tax is not exactly what is wanted for this camp. The trouble is thai  there are such quantities of high-grade  ores round Nelson!���Rossland World.  * Taking Chances���Of course Louis  Botha has the inalienable right to pass  round the hat in the United States on  behalf of the Boer widows and orphans." Only, if we were Louis we would  not be^any too sure of gel ting our hat  back.���Toronto Telegram.   <  Editors Barred���A recent order  of.thV'Bank of Monti eal has'fixed the  minimum salary on which employees  01" the bank may marry at $1,500 a  year. If that rate was fixed on newspaper men there woulden't be a married editor in this province-Armstrong  Advertiser.  Concentrator for Nlckle Plate.  The owners of the Nickle Plate group  have secured a site in Hedley City (or  the concentrator it is stated they intend  to erect for the reduction of ore from  their mines on the mountain, directiy  above the town. No particulars have  yet been given out as to the size of the  plant to be installed, but it has been  reported on reliable authorits that they  have purchased from the Jenckes Machine company a 40'stamp mill and  that other plants will be ordered before  long.  ���___  Elmore oil concentration is to be  tested ori a commercial scale at the  Silica reduction plant, near Rossland,  which is now being arranged for that  purpose.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & Ht. Paul Railway, known" all  oyer the Union as the Great Railway  running the "Pioneer Limited"-.trains  uvery day arid nipht between St.; Paul  and Chicago,'and Omaha and Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the world."  Understand: ' Connections are ' made  with All Transcontinental Lines,) assuring to passengers the best service known.  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'  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  <,'      ' '''I.'  The Leading' Weekly  o^ the Boundary.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  B_*y7�� International '.uas first issued\  in iSgo, succeeding the " Unabridgtd."\  Tin New Edition of the fntemalionall  ?fw,f (,1/ieif fa Qftpter, lyoo.^Get the\  latest anil best.  Wc Also publish  Webster's    Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glosfiarjr of Scottish Words And Phrases,  " 1 irst clabS in quality, ftccond class in size,"  A  THE  BINER BLOGK *  Near Second Street, on Knob Hill Ay.  Tills inn two story strucUirc 30x40 fWl,  with 15x50 foot addition in n.ir, s ntnlile  for shop. Second story fitted for living  rooms. Will built tliroiifclio.it. Will  Hell nl rt-*usorinl)lL* price luni on sntNfac-  , t tory teruiri. Particular* aui be hud on  the premises from  i::: MRS. T.  WNKR  y,x  Published itt Uie Heait of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia. .-  Specimen pages, etc. ol both  books sent'on application.  IG.GC.MERRIAMCO.  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  Mason �� Disch PianoCo.   Limited. . ..  Represented by J.G.WhittacK, Nelson, B. C  ). F. Hemcowjy, Local Agent.  oeseeeesteooofcoeootjaeeoeteeoAaoeoaoaeeseoossfoeoeeoeoa  The best established and regulated hostry in the Boundary. We are centrally located in our new stables with  a" complete outfit 01' Saddle and Driving Horses. ' The  best of rigs.     Parties driven to any Boundary'point.  COLLINS & Mc(JjUAlD, Proprietors.  In 1901  Old Ironsides  Addition  ��'it��*��t>(p'��'l>ie����t(*��ot��ct se����tss9��o������oe����9sc9��s������  _eKNOB HILL,  Fikbt St.  Phoenix,  Choiee Wines, Liquors and Cigars  Giv  us a call.  ED. MONSON, Proprietor.  the entiie Boundaiy shipped 390,000 Ions of oie,  nearly every ton of which was tediiced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix camp alone shipped z35,000 tons of oie  last )ear.  The Pioneer is published evety Satuiday and  and is sent to any pait of Canada or the United  States foi  IJ52.00  per yea 1���01 the icsl of the woild for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the  Latest and Most  Reliable News  ��  I1.  -A  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PHOENIX, B. C,  ?/i  MMlIilira@^iPiir  ife_S&!*  H.       ��� * ���    ���  ._��� II.-" ���      W.  -r**^n *r���~m ���,;������ i  U-r '_ .  ��� - rWl,        !���  ^<t ,i  ��� '    ii       1 ,   ��� Ti v . it! 11 ,��� the Phoenix pioneer  a**  m  >���:  "Sfrongesi in me worM.**  Asstrs $33����Sc8��oG3'49-  SURPLUS   $70,137,17001  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605 606607 Kmpiie Slate Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  }  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rcssland, B. C. ?  c  FASHION  LIVERY..  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' ��� ���,)<*,,,  ���Speaking of the attempt recently  nude in Ros-il.ind, when the minister  <j| mines visited', that place, to show  him how the two per cent tax boie  he.yulv on ihe jow giade mines, biings  up*an incidentjlhat happened in Greenwood a j ear "and a half ago, when the  Associated Boards of Tiade were given  a banquet in that city. '    '-. ,  SN  Speeches weie the order of the evening, and many mining men weiegath-  eied with the guests to'enjoy the feast  of leason and the flow" of soul. Among  them weie J. L. l'aikcr,  supeiintend-  cnt, and James Uiecn, manager, of the  Brooklyn gioup in this camp, then bs-  iiij actively opeiated, and befoie these  piopcrties had gotten into the, piesent  .soporific condition.    Mr. Patker   was  icplying to a toast, and was proceeding  .to jell of the.wonderfu| low grade properties of the district, when Mr. "'���Breen  inteiupted.him, and said  sptlp  voce,  ''Never   mind   about the low grade  mines; tell about the high grade' men  running theni." The applause was too  much for Mr. Parker, and he changed  his subject somewhat.  TW^ INKV WAYS,  .v'"v:':  There was �� man  who advertised    ,"  ' Bui oncu���a 8iii(?I�� time.  In spot obscured placed 110 his ad.  And, paid for it a diint'.  ^.^Jiij.jtis^ijecaijsv'it didn't bring  Ilijji.<juiff9(ii)jfej's l��y the score,   ,'���*-<  ���'All ftJv.'M'i^ingJsa.faki',"-  Me Kaid, or rather, swore,  lie st'iMued to think onehiunmer tup  Would drive a hail clear in;  Thai from a bit of tiny thread'    '  A weaver tents could spin. <  ��� If liu this reasoning bright applied  To eatine,' (loubtk'H lie  Would elaiinone little bite would feed  ,   Tunmen aceiitiary. ���  Some day, Uibu'ijli, he will learn that lo  Make advertising pay, ��� <  He'll have to'add ails, to hi8 ad.,  And ttdvertise eaeh day. ���"  ' ;,���'.:: ���National Advertiser;  B. C. MINING NOTES  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  I.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 9.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4.  /   '. ' -        DAILY    *  a*,*** A, S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.  - While referring to the subject of Mr.  Breen;- the-Grcl Jackdaw recently noticed that a rumor is current in Rossland  ���that he is likely'to erect a smelter in  or near that city. "As a matter of fact  Mr. Breen just now has his hands lull  with a new smelter at Crofton, on Van-  cqiiyei; Is']andt and is,, no'., more likely  to erect reduction works.at Rossland  thaii'on"any other mountain,top; *  ������,; The' Old Jackdaw.  .  PAUL JOHNSON AT THE COAST.  An Unprecedented  OilCF to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One'  year.........'.   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  ttoqt>   /Includlnir Handsome Portrait^  yVal    \.o(K.lug &l��ard, 17x3a Inches./-    Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year   $3.75  2.50  2.50  2.50  2.7  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishes lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  But if you are going east write us for our rates, and let us tell you  (    ' about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD (  ,  Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Patific coast to Chicagc  . .'. and Cincinnati.  Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give yoi  some valuable information and assistance. 5,319 miles of track, over whicl  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  ;��    For particulars regarding freight or passenger rates, call on or address :  C. LINDSAY, T.F. & P.A., H. II. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt,   ���  142 Third St., PORTLAND, ORE.  J.  Better 8'.ationery iirid Job Prinf-  ing tlinn that turned cm I b.v the  Phoenix riijueer-'lms yet to be''  produced. The proof of I he pudding is in the eating. , (Jive us a  trial with ypm: next order. ....  CO;,:,   :f  PIONEER PUB  ?Phone J4.-  FlIOKNHf.,-jB.''iD.  Give His Views on Coke Supply to Ihe Web.  / ."' ,'.:���''. l*'.'']Z." ... 'looters.''. '/.*.:"..'..';'.  Paiil Johnson, manager of the Greenwood smelter was  oyer to   the  coast  recently, and was not backward about  giving his ideas on the aggravating'coke  situation../ The Victoria jColonist (has  tlie following:   v,^! '���'���'-'   ���;. s^'l    i  ,    The ininesVof.tiie Boundary district  are ail right, for although the ores are  ���low-grade;1 they are illimitable in qua'n.'.,  tity, transportation' and  treatment   to  make   the'm   permanently   profitable;  What the country requires, said'Mr.  ���Johnson (and. Capt.  Gifford   heartily  concurred With him) is competition in  coal mining.    It is deplorable that the  whole'mining industry should beat the  mercy of one coal monopoly, which, at  any moment;'through some trifling'dis-'  pule with its employees, may  paralyze  the business of the country.   If two or  more-xonl'companies were operating, a  strike on one would not be likely to tie  up the others, and'thesmelters would  b.'-enabled to cohtinueworking.  Another reason why competition  should be encouraged is the fact that  while the Crow's Nes't Coal Company  lives to the letter of the law in supplying  coal at $2'a'ton,'trie quality .of coal supplied at that figure is generally so inferior that people prefer to pay a higher  price for a better grade. Then the company is not limited by its contract with  the government as to the price of coke,  and consequently can charge what it  likes. Again, the higher price which it  can obtain for coke in the-United  Stales often tempts the company to  ship the, bulk of its output across the  line to the detriment of the Canadian  smelteis.  It has been estimated by. a competent';-;au,tbor|ty that the Crow's Nest  Company has iii its deposits $144,-  000,000,000 worth of coal at $2 per ton.  so that "even' at that price, it'musi  eventually make millionaires of every  one of its directors A corporation with  such a gigantic monopoly should be  Drought under control ol' ihe government, so that the interests ol the province would be safe-guarded.  A proposition is now on foot to develop the coal measures'at Blairniore,  and smelter and mine owners are'-hoping that it will take definite shape.  There is also a report that J. J. Hill  has some iiiteri'tion'of going into the  coal 'mining bus.^ss, \vhich will, still  further relieve The situation. The C.  ['. R. has acted very fairly in the; way  of transportation rates on ore, coal and  coke, and is doing everything possible  to.assist in  the development of the  country.  ;    .  Necessity to Register. ������'/.'.  Under the new'att aif,';old voters'  lists will be cancelled on August. 31  and on September 1 the work of tnak  "ng new lists will be begun. All 'persons, none excepted, must register.dur-  ng'-Stp'tember whethei names are on  die old list or not. A great many  electors are apparently under the impression that their names will reach  the lists without effort on their part  This -us a misteak. Everyone must  register.'   ������  Rossland's ore shipments last week  were 5,745 tons.  The Noble lrive, owned by James  Dunsmuif, isnow working with a small  force.  1    "    ' t       ,       '    ' '      ,,  , '     f.  '      '. .  Late   shipments   of ore  from the  American Boy, Slocan, give $800 net  to the car.  Centre Star and War Eagle, Rossland, are to resume,shipments to the  Trail smelter.         '   '  Prospectors are beginning to go into the ...Upper Kootenay, country, beyond Canal Flat..' '  The Le R'oi main shaft is to be sunk  to the 1400-ft. level/1 "At present it is  down to 1280 feet.",'.'  , The Iron, Hand group of claims near  .Whitewater'-is attracting>'the atloniioii  of New York capital;   ''���"' ������ ���'��� :'���'-.'  ' In shipping the old v'dumps of  the  Le Rbi to'tlie smelter large quantities  of. $40 ore were found.  ���  Forest fires have destroyed buildings  at the Blackcock,'Tamarac and Wilcox  mines in Ymir'distfict. 'fe' ��� ���  Returns 0fj3JIJ77.net wererecently  received froin a shipment of 15 tons of  ore from the Silver Glance, Bear Lake,  Slocan.   ���  .        '-���;'<���  i    ;..���'���'   ���  The newly erected Vulcan smelter  at Ferguson had its trial run last week,  which iVreported to have, been most  successful..      ���        ',....-',  ���''The first-shipment for 1962 from  the Consolidated. Cariboo Hydraulic  Mining Co., has been received, amounting to $160,000.     -''"' ���' '  A concentrating plant is to be installed on the Blue Bird at Deer Park  on Arrow lake. 'Ihe owners claim to  have 1260 feet of ore exposed.  Last week's, shipments of ore from  the Slocan were as follows: Ramblei  120, Whitewater 60, Payne 40, Ruth  jo, R.'E. Lee 20, Red Fox 20, An-  loine 20. Total 300 tons.  Saved His Toothbrush.  Sidney Coulton, formerly with Reid  & Co., but now living at Phoenix,'was  in town last week on his way home from  in extended trip through the east.  ;;'Sid" looks well, and says Phoenix is  ���one of the best towns in British Colum  ')ia, and that they have one of the best  newspapers in the province.  He had an-experience while passing  ihrough'Illinois that lie will hot forgei  soon. His train was held 1111 by train  robbers, and the express car robbed ol  .everal thousand, dollars. One of tht  robbers was killed and left behind ii-  .the fligjit. The' gentlemen of the road  Jidf'not, molest''the'passengers, bin j  they all expected to be held up just  the same, so they experienced the sen-  .aiion. "Sid" says he took his tooth  lirush, checkjfor his grip, railway ticket  tnd $2.6S, his cash balance, and hid  theni in his shoe for self protection, .till linois is a long 'way fiom .Phoenix,  British Columbia.���Cranbrook Herald  ' The Origin of the,, Lpying Cup.  ,���      ��� ������JV.'i;''?'' ���.    -Jlijn-    -;.v  THE loving cup f�� very coproon  nowadays,' and; we'see It every-*  where.    But   many  yearn   ago  there  were  no such^lhliiga' ai  .; these queer three handled affairs,, nnd  the following story telia now they first  happened to be made: ;  ���    Once upon a time centuries before us;."|  there lived a grea* and. powerful king,  who was extremely fond of/ hunting.  He was bnie'day la;a,,fpr,��st pursuing ��  stag-, but It was so fleet and clever that  It eluded him.and his band of followers, and led them entirely out of theli  1 way;''���'������After wandering-about    In a  hopeless fashion they, finally came upon  , a, Utile hut, and the k|ng_ himself ^18;,  'Tribuh'ted-and rapped Vmartly"upon the  -dOOr.-' ; .������-���������'<- ���������-;  ������������������ : ;'������; ���"��� ";   A jjoung glrlariswered.Jits,��cnpclt,.and  iadn 'showed the men the right path.  The king was about to go, when he saw  ia well near the house, and tit the sight  of,'the clear: water immediately'felt  thirsty, and, going back,-asked the girl  for a drink, Without hesitation she  went into the house and came out .with  an earthen Jug filled'with the wet!  water. .But, instead of offering his  royal majesty the handle, as most people would do/, she held that herself, and  handed him the cup the wrong1 way.������;,  The king said nothing, thanked the  girl, and he and his band, soon found  their way out of the wood.  ; But when he .reached his palace he  determined'to reward the girl for giving him the water and at the sarnie lime  to teach'her a lesson In politeness.  Sendlnjr to his Jeweler, he bade him  make a silver cup, with two handles,  and deliver It,to the young girl, without a word as to whence It came.  Perhaps a month after this the king  again,'hunted   In   that   same forest,  f==v-    Music in the Dark*  j. Mus!cal'jGe'rman.y has: recently tbeea  "discussing in all seriousness the queii-  tion whether It ,1s true that a pernicious effect /Is; produced upon mu-  sicj.loyers ..at, public ; concerts by  feminine beauty, "Svlth;, its dellgtit-  ful' accessaries,/as'seen 'in a Maze  of - artificial light : reflected by  crystal/gold and glittering diamonds?  Germany' answers yes, and declare.'  that in future lights must be turned  down; In fact, some of the bolder splr-  its-have already put them out and left  the audience In darkness.  The Idea was first suggested to u  concert' reformer in Darmstadt, who  took to reading Goethe, and, cam-e upon  a chapter, In , Wilheim Melster," in  which an eccentric loveV of, music is  described: "He"could-;not live iwlthoul  music, more especially singing, and he  w'as vrontjto listen to If;without seeing  the singers.!' f This;;qualnt'i Individual  used to say that rntisic is really Intended for the ear only, whereas In concert  rooms it is made to minister mainly t.u  the eye, to accompany movementu, not  sensations.'The gentleman from Darmstadt thereupon, concluded that the  first Btep iii the way of rational reform  would be to lower the lights and shut  his eye�� to the consequences, and as  many people Jumped at,the Idea, It has  already been rcalizi.'d, first'In Darmstadt, and, then In .Frankfort-on-ttio-  Maln. Experiments are about to bo  oontlnued elsewhere.    '���'-.���' ,  '  A man goes to a.concert.to near music. But when he gets there he sees a  great deal more than he hears, and  his attention Is distracted. -The plllurs,  the, statues,; the lusters, all turn nls  thoughts uwny from the strains meant  EASTERN  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL     -.     -     -     -  CAPITAL, PAID UP  RESERVE FUND  -  -  $2,000,000  $'.955,225  $1,200,000  ���mnc-h. ��W��� u...       , -'." *���;���   1 t0 "oothe or inspirit.   That is not us it  anofh.r Sr.���v    ?"d f"tea 0w.:��lri-��<��UhouW  be, and  yet it-is  not by  any  an^h_er..dr,nk. ot "er- ... ���    '_ i meant, the worst.   He looks around at  This time she entered the house and  come out with a beautiful sliver cup,  full of-*- the sparkling water. "Now,"  thought the king, "she has certainly  learned a lesson." But never was he  more mistaken, for the poor, ignorant  girl took a handle in1 each hand, and  for the second time offered her liege  lord nothing save the side of the cup.:  The king rode away deeply perplexed.  He resolved to teach the girl the polite  way to hand a cup without directly rebuking her; and many were the houn-  lie spent In cudgelling his brains for  some way In. which to do It. At last a  bright idea struck him, and he sent for  his Jeweler a second time. "Make trie,"  said he to the'man, "a silver cup, heavily chased, and with.my royal crest,  and put three handles on It." The Jeweler, much surprised���for remember, no  such thing had ever been heard of up  to this tlme^���did as he was told, and  soon the mug was finished. As before,  the king had It privately sent- to the  girl who lived In the little hut.  One day not long after this for thf  third time he rode Into that forest, and,  taking the now well-known path, soon  reached the cottage. Dismounting:, he  knocked at the door and asked humbly  for a drink of clear water.  The girl Immediately came out with  the beautiful three-handled cup, and,  taking two of the handles in her hands,  she offered him the third.  So the king, rode away well pleased  with his strategy and, reaching honu,  ordered three-handled cups to be made  In every sort of ware, 'and they became so popular that we now have  them In all bur shops and stores.  the ladles, many of whom come to ba  looked at. He sens the luxuriant tresses  of one sylpb-JIke figure before him, and  as he cannot catch a glimpse of her  charming face, he tries to^guesH-at the  features. His neighbor, a rich tradesman, Is engaged In estimating the coAt  of the riviere of diamonds round her  shapely neck.' A third worshiper 01  Terpsichore finds himself behind tht  sweetest thing In hats, and must be  content with hearing, since he can't  see anything because of the beautiful  obstruction. Now, all these things were  biought to the concert for the purpose  of being seen, whereas ' people come  primarily to hear. Suddenly a burst of  applause reminds them of this facl-  and of the other, that' they have not  been listening to the sonata. '  BOAKDOF UIEKCTOKS:  WM. FARwti.r., Prtsldeiit.  Hon. M. H. Cociihank, Vice-Pren.  Israel Wood, Jf. S. Mitchell. C. Stevent, J. N.  Outer,   N. W.   Tlioiims, C. II.   Katlian, II. B  Brown, K. C.  HKAD OFFICE, SHKRBROOKE, P. Q.  Jas. Maolclnnou, GenMIMgr.  S. Hdobll.  Local Mgr.  3. K. Mokhv, Inspector of Branche*.  BKANCHItS.  In Provioceot Quebec��� '  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W.I. Brlggs, Manager.  Rock Islaud.S. Stevenj, Mnuager.  Cowansulle, H. P. Williama. Mgr.  Contlcook, K. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. I.. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. II. Robinsoti, Mgr.  Bcdforu. W.���'H; Hargrave, Mgr,  Hunt ngduii, A. W, Watnoii, Mgr.  Magog, W. O. Fraser, Mgr.  ,_ St. Hjarlultie, J. l^iframbolHC, Mgr.  Oriimtowii, R W. Morgan, Mgr,  Windsor Mills, l{. V. Olivier, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  Oronil Porks, Wm. Spier, Mgr  Plioeclx. N. H, Slack, Acting Mgr.     ���  Agents   In    Canada,  Bank of  Montreal   and  Branches.  <*<   London, Kng,, National Bank of Scotland,  "    Boston, National Kxrliangc Hank.  "    NrirTork, National Park Baiik.  Collection.', made ot   alt   accessible  Drafts tattled for any required amounts, good at  all points In Canada,   0. S. and Uiiroue.  points.  I at  ��*-  change lwuglit and sold.  Savinoh  Branch   UKrAKTMBRT   at    Kacb  OrvicK. .' , /   '    ���  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  depositor.  Office Hours: io-if Saturday from 'jo to \i.  Kissing the Baby.  An Unfortunate Experiment.  . NOTICE,  '.pplicfttinn for Transfer of Liquor Li  cense.  rNotice ie' lierel.y given that lliir(\  lay.3 after date.:'we wilf apply to til.  Iloard 01 lii'-ensing Commissioners' Ol  trie Corporation of the city of I'lioonix.  'or a transfer of the liquor license hel>  ���y us for tiie'Do'nifu.ion llonsf, Old Iron  ���ides avenue, situated on Lots 15 and 1(;  Hloc-kll, City: of. Phoenix, to Ux.ley A  McClUng.        ' lin.Uii iCTouukst,  .;. Pur J.N. Gillis.  Dated at Phoenix, B.'C, this 1st day ol  -    Jnlv, A. D . 1902.  Phoenix Bakery,  Plioenix Street.    'Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it.  ...". .C. XV. GREER, Proprietor:  fe> OME years stgo there'lived in Tur-  T*li    In   a  physician   noted   far   and  ��2/    wide as a specialist of brain diseases.   Men and women came to  him from the ends of the earth.   With  the development of fortune, for his fees  were in proportion to his prominence,  he cultivated a pleasing taste for those  precious  relics  of antiquity In which  millionaires alone are privileged to Indulge.   He had in his library a collection of costly objects of art.   The fame  of his treasures was loud in the world's  ears with Che note of-his skill.   One day  a rich American banker came to consult him about his wife, a confirmed  kleptomaniac.   His life was a burden to  him, following her from store to store,  continually guarding    her   reputation  against  the encroachment of her fingers.    Though it  had  cost him  thousands, his wife knew nothi g, suspected  nothing .of  her   own   weakness.    No'  should she ever know if he could prevent It.  "If I brought her here to consult you  as a physician," said the afflicted husband, "I fear she would suspect something and It would kill her. If you will  permit it I'll bring her to call on you  as a collector of antiquities. Do not be  disconcerted, however, if during the Interview you find her pilfering, slipping  your relics and coins Into ber umbrella  or pockets. ..That is the ailment, and, of  course^ whatever she takes will be returned to you at oncei My references  are So and So, bankers." This with  much dignity and the production of  documents.  The physician made the appointment,  and next day the couple came. The  doctor brought out his treasures, won- ,  derful coins, antique jewelry, on which  he descanted with much graceful learning. Every now and then the lady  slipped.into her pocket or dropped Into  her parasol a coin, a Jewel, a vase, and  as she did so her husband winked at  the doctor to draw attention to her  theft.-When thephysiolan finally gave  the signal that he had learned all he  required, she had accumulated the rarest of his possessions.  "I'll be back within an hour," said  .the Chicago banker, "with the things  my wife has taken.. Poor, poor girl!"  he burst out. "Doctor, my fortune, my  life are yours If you can but cure her."  Two hours passed, then three, then  the interval lengthened to five. The  physician, rather alarmed, sent his servant to the American's hotel. No persons of the nani^. were staying there  The police were eajled in, descriptions  given, detectives went forth. They  identified the culprits, who had time t��  make their escape. They were London  pickpockets, two thieves whose characters and depredations were notorious  ail over. England. .,    .. ..>  There are many mothers who give  themselves Infinite trouble about the  big and obvious things connected  with nursery management���who strive  bravely to be up to date in the  matter' of plumbing, ventilation and  Infectious diseases ��� who yet fall  woefully when It comes to certain details. One of the most important of  these is the disgusting and. dangerous  habit of allowing every comer to.kiss  and maul the baby,'says the "Youth's  Companion."  A baby, no doubt. Is a delightful object and almost irresistible, but that is  no reason why advantage should 'be  taken of his helpless condition to offer  him constant hygienic outrages.  ' Here is a speech' a well-meaning  goose of a young mother made to the  father,of her child on his return from  business: ������"Mrs.' Smith called to-day,  John, She has a fearful cold and sore  throat. She thought'the baby was Just  too sweet for anything, and wouldn't  let him out of her arms. He,took to  her wonderfully, too." Naturally the  baby developed a bad case ot the snuffles In a day or two, and then It was :  "The baby has a dreadful cold. We  cannot think where he got it, ive are  always so careful."  This mother and the hundreds like  her should be taught the lesson that  promiscuous kissing is a bad and vulgar habit, productive of much danger  to adults as well as to children. Adults  can protect themselves if they like, but  infants cannot, and so.lt Is the duty of  the mothers to protect them.  Even if 4they mercifully escape actual Infection in babyhood, there still  remains the fact that a silly and unclean habit is formed, resulting in  schools full of kissing children, and by  and by in ridiculous communities of  kissing acquaintances. We may learn  a useful lesson from the Japanese in  this regard. They are .not a kissing  race, and the little children do not  know what It means, except perhaps  from their mothers. It is generally acknowledged that the Japanese ibabies  ate the healthiest and happiest of  youngsters, and who shall say how-  much wholesome restraint from the  kissing habit may have to do with this  fortunate state of affairs?  To make too much of children is to  spoil them, but in one respect they  should be treated Hke royalty���if they  must be kissed it should be only the  back of the hand.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steameliip tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Xeuves  Daily  Sixilcane Time Schedule.  Effective Inne 22 1902  Arriveo  Daily  7.45 a, m. FAST MAII^-To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Parm-  ington. Garfield Colfax, Pullman, 'Moscow, *Ponicroy,  Waitsuuif:, Dayton, W o 11 a  Walln, Pel dlcton, Baker City  and nil points Knst  6.25 p. m.  3:45 p. in. EXPKIiSS��� For Fiirmingtoii  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,Lewiston, Portland  Pan Francisco,, Knker City  and nil points HAST.  EXPRI5SS ���From all points  Hast, Raker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Farmington ; 9.50 a. m,  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Aiuswortli Uock, Portland,  at 8 p. in. and. from Spear Street wfturf, SanFran-  cisco, at 10 a. m. every five days.  Tickets 011 sale at all S. F. & N. Stations.  For further -information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc;, address  , OF.O. J;.MOHXKR, General Agent,  '430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  Spoft^ne f A df ilor ita  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN 'ET.  The only all-rail route between nil points east,  west, nnd south to Rossland, Kelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co.  Counects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points. ' ���  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily for  Republic, and connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains between Spokane and Northport..  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5,  1901.  I,eave. D'aily Train Arrive.  9:20 a.m..'. .Spokane 7:15 p. m.  12:25a. m ....Rossland. 4:10 p.m  940 a. m................Nelson 6:45 p. in.  :     H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  of every descrip  Won suilnlite for birtliay presents can b  obtained nt ' '..���-.  W. ZIMftERMAN'S  ����ee>��>oo��������o��9��o90o(��o��e��n>e  "Why do you call the fast bloyci-.!  rider a scorcher?" "Because he goes at  a hot pace, makes pedestrians boillngr  mad, warms up the police, gets roasted  'n court, and then thinks the who i>  thing Js a burning shame."���"Tit-Bits.''  Guest (Impatiently)���-Say, waiter, how  long have you been employed hero?  Waiter���'Bout a week, sah. Guest���Oh,  fs that all! Then I must have triven  my order to some othe�� waiter.���Chicago "Daily News."  Prognostications.  New York "Life" ventures upon the  following prognostications regarding  ���Miss Stone.  She will arrive in America.  She will be met by a large delegation  of gentlemen Interested' In collecting  funds to send missionaries out of our  own country, where they are needed.  Into other countries, where they are  not needed, and where their, principal  function Is to create complications for  the United States Government to light  out.  She will be exploited for a few days  by the yellow journals.  She will be gushed over by longhaired men, short-haired women and  other gushers.  She will probably lecture,; at a high  compensation, under the management  of Major J. B. Pond.  She will sell literature to the cheap  magazines at large prices.  She will make money.  She will be lionized by the W.C.T.U.  She will be utilized by local missionary societies to gather funds to  provide  soft  snaps  In  uncivilized  Jayo..  and  other heathen  places  for Aiit-i':-  cans who can't make a living at h-nv;.  She will be an encouragement to ������iii-  ers  to go  into  foreign countries     -nl  get into trouble minding other pe ���<   '*  business,   when   they  might be   ���   .:t��  ea'fe -it home tending to their own.  HALCYON HOT SPJtIXOS . SANJTAIilVM  The most complete U FAITH  on the continent of North ������ CMS. I II  America. Situated midst p P Q f| R T  scenery unrivalled for gran- ** ����� O M II I  dear. Booting, Fishing and Excursions. Resident Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic communication with all parts of the world; Iwo  mails arrive and depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervous and muscular'diseases; its waters heal allKtdney,I.iveraiKl Stomach Ailments  Terms: I15 to $18 per week, according to res-  dence in hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs,  ow Lake fl. C.  S_sy *������-?**:.'''' ������1'"V^-*fft;'":V,-.\'-.?c'i;-'.5a|;iy;-':-  wwiliftl  tate!  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTIClfc  Dominion Mineral flaiiivsituate in the Grand  I      Koiks Mining Division.'<>r Osoyoiw District.  Where located:   On Lookout Mountain, and  near the Lookout M neml Claim.  Take notice that I, Svducv M lohnson nctiuf;  as agent for J, p. Shannon, Free .Miner's Certificate Nro. II 5-1495, intend, yixlv days from the date  hereof, ,to apply to the Sliuiug Kecorder for n  certificate of improvements, for the purpose if  obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice thai action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate nfimproveiiients.  Uated this 12th day of July, A. I)., 1902.  43 Sypnky JI. Johnson.  'MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Big Six Mineral Claim, situate in  the   Grand  -..Forks Mining Division  of Osoyoos  District.  \\ lure located: In Wellington Camp, adjoin-  1. g tin Jim Mineral Claim. J  Take notice Hint I, Sydney M. Johnson, actlnir  as agent lor I". 1". Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. I< 51619. andO. K. Robinson, Free Miner's  Certificate No. II 5S006, intend, sixty dnvs from  the date hereof, to apply 10 the Milling Recorder  Tor a certificate ot improvements, for the purpose  ofobtniiiiiiii a crown grunt orihe above claim "  And further lake notice that action, under sec  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of Julv, A. I).', 1902.  4S Sydney M. Johnson.  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Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironside* Avtnt*  ����� < TV    �� B.^-   In charge of the Misses Smith,    Table served with the best in  XvOOfllS AflO JulllUDg IMJOID.   markets. Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  1 F_��*l 1 ��X\T4 _ A       H n I ��M     ! - ���  &esl Obtainable Brands of       ���  2'      UfWlll^ Y-WW        llVlVl     ��� Wines, Liquors and Cigars.       2  2 . = Marshall & Shea, Props.        ... J '���     'PllO!!��- 20'"   2  ������  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  IDS HUTS All TMIM. "������ "AllE III eMMCTWi  Phone; 29  Dining Room First-class in'  Every Particular.  3  (���  Church (Services  Toirtoitow.  Catholic -n^Mass will' be held tomorrow at jo a. nvalso evening service at 7:30 p, m.  Church of England���St' John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E. P. Meijelllng, vicar.  St. Andrews'" Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and ilible  class at 3 p. m. Rev, V. M. Purdy,  B. A.,'pastor-.  Congregational���Kreaching services  tomorrow at"n a. m. and 7:30 p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard, '- pastor.  Mejhodist��� 11 a, m. Talks on.the  Ijfe of Christr1;' 3, p.? m:; np. Sunrjay  school till further notice, by prder of  health officer. 7.30^). m., evening  service.   Rev. T. Green, H. A., pastor.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  ;������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OP CBN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  Will Nominate���At tonight's session of Phoenix Miners'No. .8,nominations will be received for officers for  the ensuing six, months, the election  to take place September 6.  1    J'    '"��� _______        '  Raising Quarantine���Dr. Monti-  zambert, the Dominion health officer,  who was recently in Phoenix, has  stated at the coast that the Boundary  line quarantine would be raised, as the  need of it is no longer existed.  Socialist Topic ���At tomorrow  afternoon's meeting of the Phoenix  Socialist club the topic for debate will  be, "If socialism cannot be brought  about by the laboring class, by what  class can it expect to be achieved?"  Correction ��� In this column last  week it stated that Rev.V. M. Purdy  had been called to the pastorate'of  St. Andrews Presbyterian church at a  salary of $1250 per year. This was  an error, as the amount should have  been $1000.  McClusky Benefit���Last Monday  night's benefitball, given by Phoenix  Miners' Unio.*- No. 8, for James McClusky, one of miners who. is blind  from a mine explosion, had" ah "excellent' attendance. A goodly'sum was  realized   for the  unfortunate   miner  Poor Fuel���It is said that' one rea-  sr/n C. P. R. trains are now almost  universally late in this section, is thai  the fuel being furnished from the  Crow's Nest is poor and will not make  steam quickly. Tuesday's train was  seven hours late because of 'a freight  wreck beyond Robson.  V  ':' School > Opens Monday ��� Next  Monday morning, the public school  of the city will open for the fall and  winter term, provided no more developments occur in regard to the scarlet  (ever. This is what Health Officer  Gordon says, at least. The two cases  now in the city are light and are progressing favorably.  deliver an address at the local Congregational church that evening. Mr.  Hindley is known as an orator of no  mean ability, and a cordial invitation  is extended to the public to hear him.  From Arizona ��� W. M. Breaken-  ridge, of Tucson, Arizona, a brother of  George E. Breakenridge, arrived Tuesday to spend a few days. r It is nearly  30 years since the brothers have met.  Mr. Breakenridge has lived in Arizona  since 1876, and is consequently one  of the old settlers of that territory,  having a responsible position with  the Southern Pacific railway. Being  in Butte on business, he took a run  over to Phoenix for a short vacation.  He will probably leave for his Arizona  home next Monday. ���  '  Musicale at Mrs. Porter's���  Wednesday evening a musicale was  given by Mrs. W, J. Porter at her  home in honor of Mrs. T. Sweetman,  who leaves Monday for the coast.  Those who took part were the Misses  Flewelling, Mrs. Porter, Mrs.' Sweet-  man; Samuel Somerville, Rev. E. P.  Flewelling and C. H. Flood. Hie  floral decorations were particularly  pleasing', ancT'an enjoyable evening was  passed. Mrs. Sweetman has many  friends since coming to Phoenix, and  last week a picnic was given in her  honor by the ladies of the New York  townsite.  City and District Notes  On His Vacation���O. XV. f)ey, C  P. R. agent here, left yesterday.,o,n his  annual vacation, which he will' spend  at the coast. His mother will go with  him, and probably remain there, Mr.  Dey returning by way of Lake Okanogan, Camp McKinney and Midway.  While he is absent Agent McCarthy, of  Roseberry, will act a relieving agent in  Phoenix.  -Coming Wednesday���Rev. J. W.  Hindley, of Guelph, Ont., who has  been chosen as pastor of the Vancouver Congregational church, will arrive  in Phoenix next Wednesday, and will  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Johnson Porter, of the firm of Porter Bros., was in the city Wednesday.  '   The fall assizes, civil and criminal,  will be held at Greenwood October 27.  A. G, Simpson, accountant, has  completed the auditing of the city's  books.  Mrs. John Edwards, who has been  visiting in Anaconda, returned Wednesday.  David Whiteside and Fred Slack, of  Grand Forks, spent last Sunday in  Phoenix.  No meeting of the city council was  held this week, owing to there not  be  ing a quorum.  The work of framing the truss roof  for the Cascade sub-station here, was  begun Thursday.  O. B. Smith, Jr., resident engineer  for the Granby Co., made a trip to  Spokane this week.  Mrs. King Rees, after spending a  week in Greenwood with friend*, returned last Saturday.  O. N. Galer and several.others went  up the North Fork this week in search  of fish and other game,  The Grand Forks lacrosse club is  trying to arrange a" match " with the  Calgary club this autumn.  Dr. R. B. Boucher returned Monday  from a well earned two weeks' vacation,  which he spent at the coast.  NEWS...  Prom the-  PEOPLE'S STORE  ' 'Untilfurther notice I will  sell Hazlewood Boit-kb  in bulk at 24 testa ftrli.   Sugab, $M6 per kundrtd.  -   I will meet sii cqta and do a little better.  We lifive been appointed agents for the celebrated  KAMLOOPS CIGARS, aod aell them at factory prices,  ���fbese'eigsra are not rondo in the east by cheap labor, but  are rnado almost at borne, and are admitted by all lovers of  the weed to be excellent cigar?.  Ae soon an the freight blockade is raised sre egp��Cf, A^y  .Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. And as awn as  we can make arrangements we will carry a cotpplete atVjcfc  of Feed, Nay and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever aiiy of my tompetitors tell yon that they sell  goods cheaper than Hardy, you tell thetn that they are  mistaken, and I will prove to you that they are.  'Phone61. "  lies. jlu__ _ COL  J. B. McKilligan.Vurveyor of taxes  for the province, was a recent visitor  in the Boundary on official business.  The new 1,000 foot sidewalk to the  depot was partly laid this week, but  was stopped on account of lack of lumber, .'h .  S. H. C.   Miner and family,  after  spending a month  in  ihe Boundary,  left for their home in Quebec last Mon  day.  ' Miss Hattie Ogle, of Grand Forks,  has been visiting Mrs. A. P. McKenzie  this week, arriving on Wednesday's  train.  Grand Forks has already received  $6,000 towards its new $20,000  school house, and now asks for $6,000  more.  Mrs. Sweetman, who has been visiting for several weeks with Mr�� Geo.  Breakenridge, will start for Seattle next  Monday.  Percy F. Godenrath, well known in  the Boundary, is organizing a coal company in Spokane, to" operate in" the1  Similkameen. '  Sunday's steady rain was of no' little  benefit, extinguishing bush fires and  laying the dust, lt'did not effect the  crop ot chalcopyrite.  The local lodges of the Fraternal  Order of Eagles of Grand Forks and  Republic are uniting in a picnic, to be  held at Curlew lake on the 24th inst.  s Last Sunday the'Grand Forks ball  tossers beat the fans from Republic tp  the tuns of 15 to 4. Wouldn't the  Republic nine be a pudding for Phoe  nix? . ,  r 1 [ugh McCutch'eon, collector of customs at Greenwood, now, has another  assistant. The boy arrived lasf week  at Kamloops, where Mrs. McCutcheon  is at present.  August 'Almstrom, a brother of Al-  bin Almst'on, came in this week for a  few days visit, and to get away from  the heat of the town of Marble, Wash.,  where he is postmaster.  John'Wilson, the local brick con  tractor,' left for Revelstoke Wednesday,  where he will have charge of putting  in 300,000 brick in the new school  house to be built there by Smith Bros.  ' James Hunter, of Rossland, vice-  president of the Hunter-KendrickCo.,  Ltd,, was in the 'city Mondiy, on a  visit to the local branch. '/He reports  business as fairly satisfactory in Rossland. ,.  The plans, profiles and books of reference for a section of the V., V. &"E.  west of Midway 100 miles into the  Similkameen,' have been approved by  the department of railways and .canals  at Ottawa. ^  Win. Hunter, head of the William  Hunter Co., Ltd., was over from his  Silverton home last Saturday, in con  nection with the local branch store.  Mr. Hunter is closing out his branch  in Nelson. ���'.,>-  Robert Densler, who has lately been  in Seattle', was a visitor in the city this  week. Mr. Densler was one of the  locatots of the War Eagle in 1S91 in  this camp, and also of the Snowshoe  and Standard.     ,  ��i*t.rf_J/jrHji��_>_}wfe ritvxiiLs&jrfeLt'  Paiaters��*Beconifors  Indoor   srtd Outdoor Work  " Promptly Done with pure lead  and oil.    Paper Hanging and  Kalcimining. ' &  Leave Your Oid��n at BcHcvut Hotel.      P  ......... PHOENIX; B. C.  0i$srzjr*$s w?tf7$rxts-i$r zynye ip-ip. q  WAV  BECA1  BKCA1  you   ahonld   by  "FAIR PLAY  CffEWJJJG TOBACCO.  JS|J if iq the beat finality.  JSPI'it is the most lasting chew,  J8F ft is the Iargfltst high grade 5  or LOc. plus?, ���'  BEOAU8E the tags are valuable for pre  miiims UNTIL JANUARY 1st. 1004.  BECAUSE wegasrtsntee every plaft.anc  BECAUSE your dealer is authorized to  refund your money if you  are not  Q_f,ici]MPi_  Tgx Emwbk Tobacco Co., Ltd.  in  lor  It  Remember you can get anything ��n  the market at the Dominion.' r  Drop inat'AlmsiiomVwhen in lower town/ He has the finest 'goods in  his line. ���      ,  ' Laying hensTorWe'hy' Mrs. W. B.  Willcox, ,cor: SecdtiU' Sf," and Grey  Eagle avenue. ���  Almstrom's chocolates   don't   melt  this weather/'tfut they will  melt  your mouth.  Fine breakfast and' dinner set ._.  sale at half price at the Pioneer, .office.  Imported goods. ., ��� ., .  Dr.''Ma'thisbW,"'dentist,  will'tie  at  his office, Bank block, from September  16th to 14th inchjsjjy,.  _ Thos-Hardy. is jpfcing- some., bargains1 tliisf'week: " Look up his ad.  may save you morjey. v  ��� Almstro'm-'keeps one of the finest  stocks bt' cigars"and tobaccos to be  foitnd in this section.  Those chocolates,sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them ?   ���    '.  The Hunt��rKendrick.Co.'J'fiave _  special boot and shoe sale on now, with  full lines to select from.  Morrin," Tfi&rTpson & Co.'have the  latest and freshest "in .'the  markets  the fruit'and green vegetable" lines.  As- the summer is fast going, the  Wm;- Hunter- Co^nDominion- 'avenue,  are making a drive'oh' ladies' ^blouses  in black, whi^e and.iancy colors.  '  ���Half interest in��good,livery business for salej on account of poor health.  Apply to^ J.7K." Fraser at.Fashion  Stable. Knob Hill Ave.,-Phoenix, B. C.  Hall's photo views of Phoenix and  the Kootenay 'fjenerally wll be^found  on sale at Mc'Kenzie's drug "store hereafter, These are the finest views obtainable." '     _,   1      ..     ������  ;���������-;,-:    . /iwmce...    ���...=.'.'  I, John Wilson, assign tnv interest in  license on lot Unblock 8. Phoenix, B.  C, until January 15, 1903, to James  Summers.       ~J John Wilson.  -Phoenix, RcC, August 20, 1902.  KODAKING DAYS  Are you Thinking about buying a Kodak? If so you will  no doubt want to know just  whereto buy them.   (  Well to make a long story  short, we keep them  in all sizes and cost. From  one costing $1 to those for  the advanced student, costing  from $?, $10 and upwards.  Wc keep the welt-kuown Enstmsn  Kodtkiaud carry �� complete Hue or  PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES. Call  aud kc for yourself,  ���  tlcRge Bros. S Smith  KNOB HIU. AVH.. PIIOKN1X, D. C.  Hot Weather  NEEDS. We have everything i��  this Iii e that should be found m  a down-io-date Diug Store, nnd  out lines aie most complete. II  you wish anything unusual, wc II  get it for \ou on short notice. As  usual, special attention given to  prescriptions.  BOYLE,  I The Druggist.  'Phone 16  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  ���'%<%^V^BV^^^B^%V%%^^^  FOR RENT  Dfiiiiili* Dwelling HoUi-c,  (-��(li ���];,  l>i-i niuiilh.  Tli'ec n>i')iit'<i hfiipo, irJ5.  J Im,cm in N. Y.  'loHijeiie   and  Uiwer town lo rent.  L'xk'iiiy! House.  FOR SALE  i 5 MRS. EATON:  in  WHY you slionld ioy "FAIR PLAY"  CHEWING TOBACCO.  BECAUSE it jf, the best quality.  BECAUSE it 18, the most lasting chew.  BECAUSE it isHhe largest, high grade 5  or 10n. pluif?u ���* ���' ���'  BECAUSE the tags sre valuable for premiums UN.TJL JANUARY 1st, 1904.  BECAUSE weguiiraii tee every plug, and  BECAUSE yon'r dealer is authorized to  . refund.your money If -you are not satis  lied. :-f    -mil' "f���    i-     ^ '  The Empieb Tobacco Co., Ltd.  -   ���      .' .'!^!"1W>TICB.  Notice is hereby given that all account*  due the undersigned munt be paid immediately* or they'will be plitfeJ in the  hands of asolicitor fur collection.  ' Chah. A.'McClung & Co.  Phoenix, B. C. Aug. 16,1902.  Atflicattsa tor Jnmler ���( {Intel Llceasc.  Notice is hereby given that we shall apply to  Ihe Board ofUKJ)se Commissioner* of the City  of Phoenix, at its ne*t Meeting, fpr the transfer  of the hotel license held by us for the Kuob Hill  hotel. sltuated'OHdlots if mid jo, block 11, Old  Ironsides subdivision, cily of Phoenix, to Kdvrard  Munsou. ���,   j,    ,'-)    W. J. Morrl*un.  , James Anderson,  Dated June ii, igos. - V. ,' Licensees  To Whom iOSay concern:  Notice is Jiereby given that we have  .leased the 5t;emwiiider Hotel to John  Hartman for the term, of one j ear, and  that we'will nut be responsible for anv  bills against said house during \Ue life  of said lease. C. H  Mu&lin.  8. A. Mulun.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 10th dav  of July, 1902.  '  There are just  Two'BSndsof  They are the hind that is a  crediito you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  ,-... ir . ....  �� is Said to fee the Best  tT -   '        t,  Whe\i you want something  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art and the artists to give  :you exactly what,you wish:  *-  J-   ���%** MS-  Our mecfytriiedl ^department equipped  rsmth the latest and best.  -honeer'Smngco.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Watch Ropairingr  .This is au important  part of my business, to  which I give particular  attention. Bring your  timepieces 'to"ine,"no  \'.,.matter".when,or .where  made, and we will make  them good as new.  GEO, EL'DEY,  Kuob Hill Avenue, Phoenix.       >    w  Teacher of  PIANO and VOICE CULTURE  n  ���Residence near Granby Hotel,  Phoenix, B. C.  ^���^���"   ������������ 1 s ��� ��� ���*>       1 .-.��� ..  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25'cents per, 100  A Nice Box of  SOAP  Is Appreciated  Hy Everybody  &>-<*  See Our Window  WE HAVE IT  A.P. McKENZIE  DRUGGIST  Hardy-MeKenrie Block,     Phoenix, H. C.  Cotton 1 ntJS wanted at the Pioneer  office.- Highest price paid. Bring  >m ajonj, and get your money.  Didililtf dwelling; house.  Alsngi in fine rent earning property.  \\> Imve tome good bargains in  lots in all parts of town.  - *���  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  MCMTHIJR & MONK, \  AGENTS  P. O. Kox.jj. V.AN  'Phone.sj   #  ��� '%.%%%%*%%%'%%%%*-% ���  BAKERY 5SE  SALE  For patiqulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^_ Phoenix. B. C  In the meantime we will continue to make the  best Bread, (,'ake and Pies ever seen In the Boundary    Hare yon tried them ?  M.IMIHHM'**** HHMWWIM*,!.  J  K��*H��*������������**��*��>M����M����Stltl����t  GRANBY EXCHANGE  j Bay* ANVTTftLN&, Sell* 1?VERYTir\rJ  HARNESS  SHOP  On the Bridge Oppo '  site McMiltau Block  >�����*��*-****>��-��**���-*��� ���*������������������� a  J  MINING MACHINERY  THE CANADIAN RAND DftILL CO.  11 Head Office and Works.  SHCRBROOI.& QUE.  �� 1 i       r- ��^  b%^  Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  VANCOUVER,. B. C.  AND  9  !  i  ��  e  One Good Investment is  Worth 4 Life Time of work.  An Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  tiound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  .the possibilities.of the Phoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co. 's Addition and other parts of the citv at most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill your wants.  Add,,. G. W. RUMBERGER,  , 1  Hwses ��01 Rent. Dominion Aventie, Pfioeoiz, B. C.  +  ��  Black, Willie ami F&acy Co!��*s,  Regular Value $1.25, $1.50, reduced to  Regular Value 1.75, 2.00, reduced to  Regular Value   2.25,   2.50, reduced to  0  50c  75e  .00  aists  Ip Bl^ck Qqd Fancy Colors, marked down in Price regardless   ��p  Of QOfft m*  B��ys* Wasting Sail��* Suits  At $1, regular price, $1.05  ft  Ii'!  I.  n  ;sfi  ,i,  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix B. C.

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