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Array mm.  ��� ���������4*M**-H#+-**# #���������*��.>���*���*  ;;:i  Larg  SaMstoioit Jbsffl��$��& m Wsmj Mmkt  A COMPLETE STOCK OF  __  I O '" i ii.i.;. ���.   i,ii  ��� eg <>i  t!io. (J!|��;toj-H';';or.;.iu_ .i;!.,,,:.'..?.  i 'Vm.ra'F I'o^phy.!   \vHi, bo ���held a.-Ux,-  j��.0_-o-oi1. P.. ,R. I.!. ,[J��ni'!iei,, -in  ._!  'i;G-a'v<-.S'-.Vilii:i!ii.s   block.:, ' _.h_; V.ard  'consists of. tlm  {..illowiiiij':.   .'lonohtry  ! -esi'Icn'.S.: (.,;(.'.��� .VV':-,,..; '.',.-'.���_;:, V.\  A. C.; ���Klti::'!.,:.'-!i;' V.:.o-;o^'i'!.n!,.. a'  1. Mc Mil Ian; \ Ser.-et.i;Y-^rj'-:;ijc~,' \.'.  _te WIB��I.. bms. -.sresecfl:#$j,sw &��<({! ����� Yilli:i"'*   5���' W***1: "m. c-<J-  .   __..,./>���...���._._._..---_-"���._.....,..   /���..'_        I Jiucfi ore aiso flin:cu)i-��{, .  J.HU Cheapest at-iSlffir  ,tto__:SIi_vy__yji'  '&*___'__&__ si  Mardwar��  ������'(������������^'������������������������������������������������������������������*��' ;.''''  lirge- Sclec-ion 'f!: of -STOVE    and ..COOKING  ��� 't-t+Mht^H-M+Wr-f*.  PCf>  "ACME" and "HOCKEY"  7  Dry Oioods,'���-��� Gent's   j Fi^^  Shoes, Etc. ,  Genera!'Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue, Phoenix.  READY FOR"  The Christmas Trade  i  We have taken pains to have our, stock of Groceries Complete for the festive season, You will  find here many of the little necessary things that are  NOT OBTAINABLE ELSEWHERE.  Peel's Extracts, Spices, Icings,  Raisins, Gurrants, etc., in great  Variety.  We have also a choice line of Confectionery and  Biscuits.   Be sure and get some of our  CHRISTMAS    FRUIT - CAKE,  in pound boxes, if you.have uo wife to bake one.  -:o:-  City Clerk McMillan;-;who:is also  assessor'and collector, has completed  the tJt.sk of sending out notices to  holders of really in -'Phoenix,' showing  the amount 'At -which each lot or parcel  of land is assessed. At _ p. hi.,' December __th, according to notice already given, a court of revision, for  tlie purpose of hearing any,complaints  against the assessment .roil' of ' lyco;.  will he held at the council chamber in  l'hoenix. ' The'city council is the  Court ot'revision'.  'I'lietC are some interesting features  about the first assessment roll of Plioeuix. The highest valuation put on A  lot is $1,506, and there, are six of these  ���two coiners on 0Id Ironsides avenue mid First street and the four  corners'of Knob Hill avenue antTFirr.t  street., .Some of the lots have already  changed owners at figures as high or  higher than' the assessed valuation.  The next highest valued lots are at  the corner o( Dominion avenue and  Phoenix street. The lowest',, valued  lot is in block 20, Old Ironsides , subdivision, at $ioo, where a step ladder  is needed to go oyer the lot.  Tabulated the assessment''roll stands  this way:  0I<1 Ironsides lots, land va1iio_................'. $118,150  ' ���' "   ' ��� ' " ��� improvements.      28,450  Tola!.-...... ;',  Ji4_,6oo  RumliCTgeradililion, laud values.....    460,925  " '���"'���      improvements..      ,5.��75  Total..  Jiofi.ooo  Property not included in above, unplatted ;���:���  '    part of Cimeron claim and Dominion  Copper Co.'sgrotind ; '.  Same, Improvements........ ......  Jtt.ooo  $28,375  _��____  Total ...i_.........   Total t'liliie land...........................1....  "        "   Improvements... ......:.....:...    7S,<��o  Total assessment. '< ?iSi,b75  In the above assessments only that  platted portion of Old Ironsides subdivision is included, of course, which  is within the corporate limits. There  are a number of blocks in that part of  the city that are not in the limits,  and consequently not on the riiunici-  pal assessment roll.  New K. of P.Officers.  At Tuesday-night, s meeting the following new officers were elected in the  Phoenix K. of P. lodge: C. C, J. A.  Clark; V. C, Tom Roderick,. Prelate,  G. S. Gordon; M. of A. [.A. Mandel;  II. of \V. N. D. Palorcia; K. of R. and  S. C. A. McClung; M. of E., G. W.!  Rumberger; M. of F., M. Mcl_ean. '  The gwernmi.nt--.ias at last derided j  .00 just what amount'., fill\be' granted;  to aid  the  cojistnietir. n' of. tiiii new'  hospital building,  although', it7 is. noi  yet  made1 public, ;:T}i��'contributions  towards (CoiistrtK.tion fiom the various  mining .companies itrb all  available,  and it. is the iiueiuion'of ��� the'direetors  at today's  meeting;.to'consider  some  plan ar plank for the' ins! tuition.   -'The  mining companies have ix.iriy.n.l sub;  scribed ��� generously,  and  hi   addition  the Miner-Graves syndicate lias donated a site  for'the 'building _oou to be  constructed.        ;������?..- ';....  , It is therefore probable thnt',,within  a short time, a' commodious and comfortable hospital  building or buildings  will be contracted;for'.-.'.  WU.t ._lwgsr._tr_,Ri]r, fcKjn?.ocM.j) Arrive In  _���- fey .if- 1.wip>"'��yijU Ukvb Tficlf Ov/.r  Siaoltc- iu Oui. Ilia..  ooinos of cm^miFM.  Arrauglnj For a Temporary, Loan oi 51.--0 pr  :^.;-- ';      Currorf'f" fexp'-ij.es. ."''.'  Wednesday evenirig'tlii.city council  met in its usual weekly'}session ii. the  council chaniber, the'ifiayor and a full  board of- aldermen' b.ering present, excepting J. A.: Clark_; '  After the adoption of the minutes, a  communication was".',-:'read���'. from the  Carpenters and Joiners'ijnion, requesting tlutt the council p:i_:. a by-law, requiring all work: for.^tlie city to be  done in accordance 'with the regulations of the various unions, in regard  to...hours of labor, wages, etc. The  matter will he considered at a future  meeting.: .;'������'���      ' ,7 '. {  .The city .clerk': reported in regard  to facts and figures about what the  C-.'l. R. had .'done in' Phoenix. A monij  other things the rails .were laid to the  Old Ironsides ore bihs.pn-May 2 ist, of  this year. He was instructed to write  to the proper orncials; and urge the  immediate^ establis;hment of a daily  passehger service to'PJioenT?."'"'">''  The Ward by-law was passed a  second and final reading.  Two new by-lans were introduced  and read the first time, viz., Fire bylaw and Vagrancy by-law.  On motion by Alderman Marshall  and Mclnnis, the mayor and city clerk  were authorized to negotiate a loan of  $r,ooo on the credit of the City, and  a resolution was passed that all checks  should be signed by the city clerk and  countersigned by the mayor.  Council then adjourned till Wednesday, December 5th.  LG Crawford  REAL ESTATE,  MINES and  STOCKS.  _,   First shipment to the Boundary of the  Famous  Faust Blend Coffee,  The. best in the world,  I-lb. Cans, 75 cts.  ,A little expensive"but worth every, cent we ask  In every line of the Grocery Trade we are right  up to date. ���' .   .  -:o:-  Domini  renue,  fire, life ---aid Went tawe.  Selling Agent Old   Ironsides  Townsite.  Granby, Knob Hill and Old  Ironsides stock for sale, quotations direct from Montreal  a 11 d Toronto Exchanges.  These stocks are bound to advance, capacity of smelter at  Grand Forks "will be doubled  iu January. I strongly advise purchase of these stocks  NOW.  For Sale-,One or' hv0  choice comers on Old Ironsides townsite, close iu, also 2  inside lots for quick sale.  Buii.dings.-tI am prepared  to erect buildings on Old Ironsides townsite, to suit tenants,  on 1 to 3 years' lease, in any  part of the business section.  If you want a location for any  kind of business, let me have  a talk with you.'  For Sai.k���Lodging furniture for  sale and rooms to' rent, very reasonable, excellent opportunity.  Pianos, Safes, Scales, Typewriters.,  etc., for sal.-, shipped direct from lac-  tory at factory prices,  PLENTY CF DANCES THIS MONTH.  Four   Organizations  lo Give Balls in Dec-  ccibcr.  During the month of Oecember  there will be no dearth of opportunities  for those in Phoenix, so inclined, to  trip the light fantastic to their hearts'  content. No less than four dances or  balls will be given'by"as many different organizations before another  century is begun by we poor  mortals.  First on the list is the monthly ball  given by the Phoenix Miners' Union  on the 12th inst., which this time will  take the form of a Sheet and Pillow  Case party, for which all arrangements  have now been made.  . On Monday, December 24th, the  White Cook's and Waiters' Union, No.  124, of Phoenix, will give a Christmas  Eve. ball, and have completed all the  details for a successful event.  The Masons of Phoenix expect to  complete the organization of a blue  lodge Thursday evening, December  27th, which will he concluded with a  bail and turkey supper. As this fraternity is noted for doing things up in  style,'this will be a social event of no  small importance.  Next Wednesday, December 5th,  the Knights of Pythias of Greenwood  will entertain their friends with a  dance, while on or about January 15th  next the Knights of Pythias of Phoenix will do tlie same. So, for the holiday season, at least, there_ will be no  lack of gaiety in the dancing' line.  Notice.  There will be a meeting of Masons  at theschoolhouseon Wednesday night,  December 5, at 8 o'clock, Old Ironsides time, business of importance.  A full attendance is requested.  f. F. Hk.mk.wav,  tiec.  Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction of teeth, at Dr. Malhi-  son's, Greenwood, both phones.  A carnival was given by the Church  of England in Greenwood this week,  the receipts being about $400.  McRae Pros...Smith have received  a fine assortment of Christinas goods  this week, which are now on sale.    A.  Last week's announcement by the  Pioneer (hat plans were perfected lor  the' early resumption of operations on  the properties ci the . hjuiiniuii" Copper  Co. in this'camp, w.-ik most-welcome  news 10 residents; of this cam]) and of  th-': c"!ii!_ lloiiiidary. It was. m.-Vde  ���even moie so by : the. statement that  the company would construct'its own  smelter���making the fourth in the  'boundary.' ��     ,  Late last week E; It. Wood of Toronto, secretary of tin. Dominion Cop  per Company, J. E. Boss, who managed ihemines at the time-they were  under bond to -Mc__en_ie & Mann,  andAV. T. Smith a heavy shareholder,  visked the properties and with Mayor  (. W. Rumberger a large stockholder,  and W.K.Williams, local accountant  of the'company,', drove over to.'Grand  Forks, to visit-, the-smelter there, from  which place Mr. Wood'returned direct  to Toronto and Mr. Boss to' ���],_os_-  land.   ��� '���' ���       .'������'���' ,-���::���,,:.., ���  .Some of the details of the new arrangement, as well as of "what the company has done in the past, were gathered by. a press- correspondent, and  will be found interesting.  -.'.'.; New Vork and Butts Capital.  New York and Butte capital, represented by James Breeii, one of the  best known smelter operators of the  Pacific Northwest, will undertake the  development of the- several mines of  the company and also to construct a  smelter, and in consideration therefor  is to ultimately control the stock of the  company. . The expenditure under this  agreement'is said.to be,in the neighborhood, of. $1,000,000,.. Not.only; will  tli'e^.oji-Tntiig tip "of tl.e.se"'p"r6j>erties'  benefit Phoenix, but wiil.do an incalculable amount of good for the whole  of the Boundary district.  The Dominion Copper Company  has its head office in Toronto, Ont.  It is capitalized in the sum of <$5',ooo,-  000, 5,000,000 shares of the par value of <>. .1 share. Of this number, at  the time of the incorporation^ of the  concern, two million were set aside for  the development of the mines and one  million shares for the construction of  a smelter. Of . the treasury shares it  is understood that only 100,000 have  been disposed of, and these were sold  at 60 cents per share. Of the two  million shares of open stock, which is  held in the hands of a few, the directors and heaviest holders have agiecd  to pool the same until July 1, 1901.  The principal owners are Senator  George A. Cox of Toronto, Hugh  Sutherland of Winnipeg, Messrs. McKenzie & Mann of Toronto, George  W. Rumberger of Phoenix, E. J- Roberts of Spokane and W. T. Smith of  Greenwood. When work is resumed,  sometime the first of December, James  Breen will be in full charge and J. 1  Parker a well known mining engineer  of Rossland, who had charge of the  North Star mine iri 3.ast Kootenay for  McKenzie & Maim, is to be made  mine superintendent.  Properties of the Company.  On 'ihe ���iie'xt level do-.vn a 50'feet, there j  is'a <Ti.��ssrut;2 53 l'.:el' and'i'��S!'--lecl'. 'ol i  drilling'.- _ '1 .'he i.irilii; are largely in pay/  ore.;7        .      ;��� ';.���.-.'.";-7'',-.!7'''' ;''.��� ������.'..>  : There.are,0.number of," prospecting'  shafts oivthe Su-inwii)der besides ,r!:<:  main,,incline shaft, doiv'n'2-io feet. Al  a depth of j 15, feet a (���j.isscut v;-'was  driven a tittle over'no.feet,; wilh 80  feet.of cb il'ts.  The. Rawhide' development, consists  of. _. 500-foot tunnel -driven, towards  the ledge, bill work was suspended before it had reached its objective point.  Another 7S to j00 fee. will.be required  to encounter the vein. '"���������:  On   the  Idaho..a shaft  has . been  started,  and   is  down 40 .feet.   The*  other claims have little but prospectin  'work'done on them."  Old Ironsides.."- Victoria anil Banner Clnims  : '..' I'l-ospedsit ia Tills ' Way-No More Till.,';  , ������' Next Spring. '        ; "'..-     '.''"������:' ''-;,","  HAS STARTED FOR LONDON.  Snowshoe Manager   Will7.'.Confer Willi -He  ;, English Directors;. ''-\T:  Mr. A. J.. McMillan, managing di-  rector of the English eom|)any owning  the ..nowshoemine, who was in Phoenix last, week, paid a flying visit on  \Vednesday last to Grand Forks, where  he was joined by Mr. J, AV.- Astley,  .the coivfulting engineer.;' Mr; McMil-  lian returned by the train the same  day to Kobson, taking the Crow's Nest  line Tor-Montreal and- New York, lie  expects,to sail.on the, Cunard steamer  Etfuria for Liverpool on Saturday, the  Sth of December.  ^Ve understand that Mr.������McMillan  and his friends are well pleased with  the development on the Snowshoe during this year. The management' has  recently erected a new bunk.house for  the men; and has also equipped a very',  fine assay office at the mine. During  the last (ew weeks the Snowshoe has  shipped a number of carloads of ore to  the smelter, but it is believed that the  company intends to push "development  vigorously before devoting much atten-  tjpivto shipping;. Mr. McMillan goes  t__J.oi.doi- to confer, with his .colleagues  on the board as to the future policy ol  the company, and he expects to be in  England during the greater part of the  winter.  MR. DORSEY FLOATED IT  The holdings of the Dominion  Copper Co. consist of the Brooklyn,-  Stemwinder, Idaho, Monlezuma, Standard and Rawhide, situated in the  heart of Phoenix cam]), on the north  side of the gulch that traverses the incorporated limits of the city of l'hoenix. A large amount of development  has been done, the deepest workings  being 300 feet below the surface. Ac-  cordmg to the last report made by  Frank Robbins, i\l. E., at the time  which he was in charge of the development of the mines, the average of all  assays of the ore gave $11.75 a ton��  allowing 13 cents a pound for the copper contents, which run from 3.5 to  '4"per cent.  J'he Brooklyn and Idaho are upon  the same lode, and the Stemwinder  and Montezuma upon another.whilethe  Rawhide is upon the third. On the  surface the Brooklyn lode has been  crosscut, showing a width of fully 100  feet. On the Idaho the same vein  measures 150 feet in width. The  Stemwinder has a mineralized capping  that can be traced for a width of 250  feet, but there are  several  faults  and  Secured  Capital   in  Centres.  Eastern  Will. Develop the Well Known Blue Bell and  J. S. Claims in Summit Camp.  John 0orsev, of l'hoenix, a i'ew weeks  since went east to interest capitalists in  Summit camp claims. Before starting he  took bonds on two well known claims  in that camp, the Blue Hell and J. S.,  the amount of the bonds being $67,000.  Word has been received here that  Mr. Dorsey has been successful in  securing the co-operation of monied  men in" the east to develop the properties. He has organized a strong  company, the chief stockholders being  wealthy business men in Chicago, and  Mr. Dorsey is expected back early  this month to start activeoperations on  the properties.  On the J. S. claim the development  so far aininounts to but 60 feet, and  on the Blue Bell 30 feet, but they are  regarded by mining men farmiliar with  the section as most promising  prospects.  Shipments to Trail Smelter.,  Following were the   ore  shipments  received at the Trail   smelter from 'the  different shipping mines lor the  week  ending November 24:  Tons.  ..Hire Star  si.iSK  Spiul.....       3^4  lron -Mask      32i_  II. C. (llouiidiiry)       "is  Atla-lslan (llouiiilnry) _      87K  Zala M      15M  Hustler      6oJ_  Total ,... 3,I_5J_  ,.Sinc&,lost August the ���i.iamond l)rill  Cou|ra<-.ling Co., ufSpokniie, has been  nt work in ���.' Phoenix, uiidej?. contract  with the .Miner-Graves 'syndicate,; do-',  ing prospecting work "on the properties- (  of that syndicate.. . The 01 iginal contract was for a minimum ot 3,000 I. .1,  but altogether 2,700 leet ol boles\.eie  bored. .Tuesday the work was completed and the outfit shipped to the  Highland /mine, at ._insv.or.l-, on Lake  Kootenay, whore the new company  has secured another boring contiact.  The company is also doing .,000 feet  of work on the White Bear claim in'  Rossland cam]).  ��� ���������'The first woik done 011 the lecently  completed contiact in Phoenix was 011  the Banner claim, adjoining the Old  Ironsides, which is owned by the Grey  Eagle Gold Mining Co., one of the  associated corporations of the syndicate.  Mere a lnle nearly seven hundrei feet  deep ��as driven, and it is undetstood  with satisfactory results to the management    ������'.���.';'..  ������.���Then tlie drilling machine was  transferred to the underground workings of the Old Ironside*, and Victoria,  where nearly 2,000 feet of work were  done. Holes weie drilled on both the  206 and 300 foot levels, both horizontally and perpendicularly. .Vhcn  the cores are taken out they are carefully assayed, showing the character  and value of rock or material penetrated. On this point���values���the local  management is not disposed to bo  communicative, but no secret is made  of the fact that they are exceedingly^  satisfactory.  Inasmuch as the holes diilled are  at least 600 or 700 feet in depth, it  Vvill be noted that this readily-- establishes the fact that the ore bodies in  the now famous propei ties go down at  least to a: depth of 1.000 feet���and  probably much deeper. '1 his is doubtless gratifying nntoi mation for those  interested in these propei ties.  .V. A. Stone has been in charge of  thediamond diilhng on this contiact  from start to  finish.  The first diamond diiliing done in  the Boundary was on .1 contract 01.  the Gold Diop claim some jeais ago  when the . valuable di ill, with its  diamonds wa. biokcu olf and lost  several bundled leet dpw.i iu mothei  earth.  P. McKenzie &: Co., .ml J- '  will also make a good display  line.  . Boyle,  iu   this  dislocations.    The two big  lodes-are  parallel and the side lines of the group  are not ovei    200   feet   apart.     The  Rawhide is almost a mile distant from j supply, ot which I extract the following:  the others and has a vein 18 feet wide, j '-.Since  the second furnace was  blown  Output of Granby Smelter.  The capacity of the Granby smelter  is now 600 tons daily. To a great  many people this really conveys very  little; when, however, dollars and  cents are subsituted lor the word tons,  a very much clearer idea is given of  the industry's importance. The Phoenix Pioneer has evidently realized this  point, and in a lecent lending article  publishes some interesting particulars  reiiardimi the value of the smeller's ore  Mr. Robbins  in   his  report,  said  of:  these immense showings: I  .    "Never have 1 seen greater  surface.  showingsthantho.se of Phoeni.x,  and  none of these���I make  no  exception ,  ���is better than anv of the three  I have described.  opinion il;  odes j  It  is, further,   my  nt with more  development, I  in, and the 600 tons daily rate begun,  the works, it is said, have been running out matte at the rate of $211.200  worth every sixty days, or $1,257,200  per year. This virtually means that  crude ore ol the value of about ��3,500  is treated at tbe smelter each day."���  Colonist.  CHRISTOPHER TOLCY IN PHOOIW  Spoke lo  a Crowded    House  Last   Fr.'Jiy  N.glit.  Christophci Foley, "the man from  the 400-foot level." independent labor  candidate for Y.iie-Cai.boo,��as in Phoenix last Friday night, and 'poke to .1  jammed house at Mineis' Union hall.  Chas. Thompson was ch-inman ol the  meeting, and with him ou theplatioiin  were James M.ushall, lames Dunb.u,  J. 'I'. Lawience, J. Kioioan, Al.  L'owne, T. ]��� McDowell, and the  speakers of the evening, Mi. F'olev,  Mr. Wilkes and Mr. I. B   Kerr.  Mr. .Foley delivered the opening  address, and w.,s most cnihusiasiK-nlh  received. Altei lcteiung to the  progress of Ins .ainpai;_n throughout  the constituency and meeting Hon.  Clifford Siftou on the pl.-tioim at  Grand Forks, he compaied the claims  of the Laurier government tuconsiuei-  ation from laboring men, to its treatment of the recent fisheries stiike on  the Fraser river. He s[ioke strongly  against Japaneseand Chinese immigration to the province, and believed  there bad been hood I ing at Victoria,  otherwise how does it occur that such  aliens were made British subjects so  quickly.  Mr. Foley spoke for nearly an hour,  and it was plain that the audience was  with him. He closed by calling on  R. I_. Kerr, wIjo s|)olce in sui>|>ort of  Mr. Galliher, the liberal candidate.  Mr. Kerr said it gave him pain to  oppose s<) good a man as Mr. Foley,  as he himself had been in favor of a  labor candidate. He tried to explain  why he was not supporting Mr. Foley,  and closed with some forcible remarks.  James Wilkes, of Nelson, followed  Mr. Kerr, and gave his reasons as to  why a third party bad been placed in  the field. He dealt with Premier  Laurier and the liberal party, and concluded by explaining why be felt so  sure of Mr. Foley's success at the polls  next Thursday.  The effect of the meeting was distinctly favorable to Mr. Foley, and it  is generally conceded that he will have  a very large vote in tlie Poundary.  John Saunders, has been transferred  Irom the G'eenwood branch o( the  I lunter-Kendric.k Co. to that in Phoenix, the incren-.'od busiiu-ssin the l'hoenix suae ro.j'.iiri.iu.', ::i):o cle.ic.ii   .id]��,  ��_ _���, _V:_ - i^T-1 ;.r>T".T-'���r���-r���:������������  ft*' *V:< *���?"���������.   .'.SJ'-C-'S:. .^V> : ���j-.-^"  '  i   . . .      I, L.�� __!    -r>rr  ipw"  t-_*  .'1.  -trv  ,_   ;.  ' V  . ���-'���-. -. 'v--*v?' --:  ���v.  u  -, ��� -i-v  i   .  r  '���. 1  ��Y,     -.  .���A-'. 1''.  h -.   ..  t: v-. ���*  .-ri-.. <.'������ v.  ,+"��� *��__>_ kf  __* "  ."?  .j. 'I  1   A  ^,r  f    I.     J  W   1  _M-.��i-_-��_U_^_w._.ta^  ���THIS PHOI.N.X PIONKT.R,  Tke Phoenix Pioneer,  ,l_SVi:ii��. s fi.v'fvi;! Av in-TJ'H  #IO>>I.l.f_]>[THl_rSIIIN(_f'(),  ,\T|'!'OIhM!..!1. C.    ' ,    ���   ..  ,i jic , li <e ��.] ������ i tl c i  iii{4. rr )  w. ���. wi_._co> . manaci*  i i "i re1 ,iri,p,:    i  .   >. \k_.nil.. ,  "J      l     I _U1   Cl   Will 1   ���.  If \ o i d. m I      (tl sli il t .  i      ] i  4i im i    ii    t    * Ml t.> 11 r < n  one ��ill ever accuse that editor with  l> .in;; "An exee|>:ionally .safe, crrefid  ."-.id i ()n.-.;:ien'.io'.i,>" p.IlVi'cr c-f - new;.  Icurn.ilis.ie cthic.'c.it r,u fi'.mre whir  !).'ir  i.vvrvlliii:;.; i.;?*.:,,  .���:< .r.i'.V:i;. fro;:. ���>���;-1  cicdi;  ,������,���'!���'.Cl'l1.'  R.B.KERR.  .. ](A..i.ism  ��� OT VV:,  'ID.I.I'.'.  >._o.._.;  *������* + .��� ���H.���+����������� 4-tt-*-tt* .���-.���>������ Vf  Al-DMAriiS: f.l.UN  \ ii    tl    Ml ^ rjjt I tin r _  ,lu I ull    UJ lu       i   t  1    |   ll 1    l!__ . IM1     i   !    -*       r llllf  I urn \sc_l h ins* imn��_ ii .ii  mtii   i n i  lit   it  V.!!\t   !.    ili.VXA   10  .(ll/ilNI..  Ill   . '.) ft',), t.llt III,    l.!s.[   ) , li''-"    ! i  ' iiiiMic by tlie )'iiim.ei l,i-,i .Satii'-  Jiy, I i.', 1 In Iioiniiih'ii Q>]<] i ��� Co.  'villi'   *���'")<_   if  the   !>r s��   iniins   in  Phoenix tleitfs Go.  i.r. WAI.KilK __ CO.  I v -l  'ML  . I.\i .flp ,  |-H' 'i ;���'].,  P!  K    il'S  l .111)  J I  din I i inn .  ! <\-i iiie._ Id H" Uli'i  t  t'l.it    MHUliy,    1  i��. I  DECEMBER  o  16  1 I  IS  i_>  '4  'o  c.iN(-_|-nCfti_��T2  B^-  0RQ\NI7l,\a CHAMBER OP MINES.  A nuiiibui ��i  uHoipn.m^  men  in  Kossluud have t.tUn the  initiative in  ihe o'g.ini. uion   ol   a   Chamber ol  .lines.    It i. ik4intended lo limit the  s.ope ol this institution to Ro'-sknd oi  the Kootenajs, Initio take in the whole  ,ut southern Hiilisli Columbia  mining  .section, including .ale.   That theieis  ig,m loi Mich an oigini/ation, pioperly  i oliducted, no one \wll gainsay,  and  jc was toiti/nntp that foi its first  piesi-  ^lent so well po.ted   a   man   on   our  mining   jcsotjices should  have been  ^.hoscn.  1 he main object of the Chamber ol  Mines will be loiind setjoilD in detail in another column. It is that,  .through a regular corps of idiable and  _!\penenced i-oriespondents, covering  impqit-tnt mining camps, statistics and  data should be gathcied and disscm^  nated judiciously in the east and in  the old *.orld among capitalists.  For man} \cars it was thought that  .success j/i mining was entirely due to  &ood lt,cl>, ,'Ihis.vvasand is so, to  j>oi.)e pxtejit. .lut events of iecent  ^eais have proved that goodt business  ability can bring as great success, when  l-acl-ed byt am])lc capital, in the puisutt  ot mining at1 in any other vvalkof life  'I'iiis is an.ply,i>roved in^the case of  0jt.._c or two. Rossland properties, as  ^ellasin tint of the 'Miner-Graves  syndicate in 'Phoenix. In the latter  case there Mere "not a" few metal Iup  jrists who. predicted"-failure for ycais;  Net capital and vvise'business management won the day, as they will, nine  tinjes put of ten. " ���   '  _\t the outset the Chamber of Mines  is evidently starting light, and there is  po reason whv it should not be made  ot untold benefit to liritish Columbia,  lor thoij? arg now millions of pounds  .sterling only waiting to be assured  positively of thje facts which such an  jurgam/ation can give, to be sent in to  open up our vast nnnoial riches.  j i ii all I nmi.h . i .i/'.ibli < urnilien', both i  I   I hi ill" and   ..blind.     ('i.upieil   withl  I t' c  .t,iii'iut nt m.is' .iiiiitiui thai a sniei  'i-i ni ni   of at Knti\,]edgei.'   i-.peiii-ii< e  ' u' obi iliu'i! < onlml.    'Ibis undoubt-  i llv mi'.i 's thai the company will,   ,ii j  'ii-ily (.'ale,   cii-ci  .mil   n])Ciali_   its  own   udiiciioii   woiks      In   fact,  ih<  snuiiLi   plans, although not given out,  n ������ in i   much   moio  ndvamed   state  20  th ni is generally supposed.  'A hat thi-.   means   to   Phoenix   can  ic.idily be conjecluied,    Hen: we h.ivu  one   stiong    eoipoialion,   emjilojing  I uniheJs of men steadily, inni-ing its  own   smeller   most   successfully and  piofitably���and that in the face of :e-  pe.uedl) piedicted fiiiltuc.   Now, then,  .mother corporation���with  propei lies  acknowledged to be as good or bcttci  than the first'mentioned���is about to  do e\a< tly the same  thing: mine on  an extensive scale and icdiice its own  ores.  l'hoenix, fiom a business point of  vievi, is ceitainly most advantageously  situated.    The mines are right here���  ���it our doors���and   although   of   low  giade they have been   proven' to be  most piofital-le.    .\ hilc  Phoenix, has  already, in its brief existence of a little  over a>ear, had its 'tips and  downs,  thoi e is every  leason  to   anticipate a  gradual and sure growth from now on.  It would not, in fact, be in  the least  surprising if by the close  of anothei  j ear, it would be head and shbulders  above every other city in theBoundaiy  country.    More unlikely things  have  happened.    Keep your eye on Phoenix.  SCOTT & McLA-xON.  Cn\ u< v; i;n. .  -i>:,i l.i n ),i uc  P  I'-" r Mi . 1 i tv\i .)ij j..  P1IOI.NI.-, li.  -,',ioi,I,] !>  date   Xyni  <.->t.'iliiisbi. .  .'mi;, in sioci    '.n.'.t  l-iiind >r. .in Ul)lo-  .d.     Si ,i tii inn v  (\  D. J. MATHESON.  l\*l'KVM I   MM XJ,  .' I��i , 1.11 I , AlvSHI \ I.  I'lilllllli'.sllllK'l- fl)|   lllj,i)|(i   AlfillllMln.  PllOl NJX", 1J.  II. ^. I'AYl.M. VV.  M. C-OCHRANK.  CAYLEV & COCHRANE,   '  ���  Soi.u.iioh--, ivir.  PHOENIX, 11. C.  ���  t  ������  *���  *  t  t  +  f-  +  ���  -f  ���*���  ���i  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  J.AKRISir.KS & SOMCl'IOK*;,  C.rnvcs-VVIllloin. Illnot:.  r.'IOKXIX, ].!. c  D.Ml.V IVil'J.KS, '  M.v; .,-_.\t<<.  Doui;.1--.  S.'A./l'V-.'li.K-.-.  I'ipi'is,  Tuii .ceo., .xxi  Crc.'.RP.  DOMINION AVENDE  11  Phoenix, B. C.  .\g'K for ..poki'snian-Rexiow  .-FINE-. .,.'������  WATCH   ���  REPAIRING.  All   WORK OCJARAMTim  ge6.''e"dev,  WATCHMAKER  __!_�� JEWCLER...  Cr-vt .-Willi mi. Bull l ii.  1'ift.t St., I'liocii'x, D.L.  ,h\. Winii-y <ndi.i.t(iirsiti<;.  VaUQHAN & flclNNlS,  ThQ Pioneer  ...Butchers  Ok Tjii.r, Cam.'.  v/e riip.ullc- nil Kinfls of J.cef, Pork, iMuitctti mid Vox],  Also I'"ish, IVultry inu'i Oysters in neason.  DICK,   LORAH,  llic |>oju,l:ir C.ftciU, fc> ngnin  iji *ul)a:{'.i ol" tIu* ���    ���    ���  Yoiiv Trade So] icih'i'l  Old Ironsides Ave.  H  Difli  s  a    a    ss    a   a  ��1^?v!>^<.'-*<Mx��.;i$xft .>.-j"_.(J^.(^(5-4.<SvJv$^^  (il.T 1'KICI.S 10K-  te. te Dknhefs. Whips,  Hame Housings,  and all your  Harness supplies from  !f. G. SMITH, Grand Forks.  J-'OR ASQUAK1.  -Mi'Ar.oirro...  J/FERGUSON,  House Sc Sign Painter.  The Mint  ..Hotel  Fine Wines, Liquors,  anc. Cii  sr,  ������*��������������**�����*������  51  U'bcio he vvill be pleased to  sea Ins old friends and patrons.  Ouv I'i^c-S An KiVht.  PHOENIX B.C,  Bellas   Lively, Feed  and Sale  <_# StaBIes <��  HARRY BKI.I., 1'koi>uiivior.  a* Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.    Heavy Draying. $  Charges Reasonable.  KNOB HILL AVE, l'HOKNIX, B. C.  PHOKNIX  MARKKT.  everything the .tbitel Affords  .lgars.  | C. W. Thompson & Co.  I  I'KOI'RJKTORS.  -si:uvr.i) in-  FIRST-CLASS ;-; STYLE.  R. LORAH, Prop.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  \ .'cither prophets are now  in theii  element���in fact, they always aie.   .  ������-���������        , >  Uncle Sam has decided to crush the  1'hilHpine rebellion. It waspopulaiw  sujjposed that he had been at this up-  pleasant job for .'some time.  s-  The  Province speaks of the New  Advertiser as a journalistic "dodderer  This is unkind.,* Journalistic pilleicr  would have been nearer the mark  -���STIMAT_.S    I-ROMPTLY  Denier in WnlU I'nper.  Oreenwooil & l'hoenix, II.  Furnished  C.  Phoenix  ABE HALL, Prop.  This Cafe is conducted in first-class  style in every respect.' Everything is  home cooked. , Give us a call, and  you'll keep on coming.  At Thoknix'Hotel, Phoenix, 73.C.  Meals/at All Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords. ..*...  Dominion  Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  C. W. Grr.-R, Propr.,  I. innking r.lglit, Sweet ami. Wholesome  Ilrrnd, Vreneh, R>c or Graham. I.��\c  your orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, B. C.  i P. Burns & Co.  J HKAl) OHICK -OK II0UN1UKV CRI'.KK, ORKHSWOOn, II. C.  HKAIKjUAKIKHS, NKI..SON, II. C.  .... fflotale and fiel.il Itat Ikrcbiii  Markets at Nelson, Ka.slo, Tlncc Folks, .Sandon, Slocan (..ty,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, .Snlmo, Rossland, Ti ail, Cascade,  Crnnd Eorks, C.rccnwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN*SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  Over 1,200 tons of ore will be going  out of Phoenix camp daily ��� some time  in January. .If Rossland does not increase, Phoenix v\ill easily be first in  the province then.  Mrs, Wm, Delahay -  Fashionable Dressmaking  Miiiets' Exchange,    warmest rooms,   ~ _ ���rpo^,   dining   Tables   in   the  City of Phogriix,  The rublic patronage Respectfully Solicited:  T. J. O'CONNELL, Prop,  Dominion Avenue, Opposite Miners' Union Hall.  S\FE, CAREFUL'AND CONSCIENTIOUS.  In a recent iss'ue ot the * Vancouver  Neivs-Ad verier, the king bee of newspaper thieyes on the coast, appeared  t!ie following, headed, "A Nelson Tress  Jflaintj"  f' The Tribune contimies to assail the  proyincifil mineralogist and other offi-  '��ers of hjs department lor alleged but  unproved ijesviniism as to the mining  prospects ofv I,r.tind.uy. 'J'be latest  Tribune uttorjjnee on the subject runs  fhus  "J. T. (Jraves, general  manager of  ^he Miner-(.ravesS)iidicate,  who are  operating the smelter at Grind Forks  'and mines at Phoenix, is reported a-,  saying at Montreal thjit the present  (apocjty of the (.rand l<'orks smelter  j[6oo-onsa dav)  will be'doubled as  soon as jiev famtice-> c^n  be built.  Asked to tbe value ol the ore tieaied,  be is r-porte I as saying, '.Ve are mn-  ning and smelting at a pio.it q\l  oie  that has a valt;e ol six dollais a  ton.'  This is the way a.man talks who rep  j'esents capitalists that have invested  hundreds of thousands of dollars in  the mining industry in the  Uoundary  rounf'ry.    And is it not annoying  to  hear reports that paid officials ot  the  Mines Department  of the provincial  government cannot see or report any-  filing that is enconjragmg in a  mining  way, eitlier in the boundary country or  anywhere else in the province."  '   It is, on the other hand, belie>ed b>  tlu se v\ho know J'rfi.incial Mineralo-  gist'Kobertso!- well, thqt he is an e\-  lepiionally safe, careful and conscientious officer.  Poming from  thp Novys Advertiser  Most of the journals of this constituency seem to think that John JilcKane,  the conservative candidate, has little  chance to win. The bulk of the electorate is of the same opinion.   ���  Kruger has been enjoying the plaudits ol 1'ienchmen since he landed on  trench soil. John Bull says nothing,  but grimly saws wood both" at home  and abroad. Oom Paul evidently  agrees with Mark Twain that heVould  rather be a live coward than. a dead  hero.  Residence, opposite Man del  & Murphy's livery'stable.  Dominion Ave,  Pboenlx. B. C.  ++++ ���++4-M- + ������������������ ���+������-��-���"��������������  Phbenix Laundry   J. T. LAWRENCE, Proprietor   AVe make a specialty oi" Ladles' Clothing of nllO   Only Union Help employed.    Bundles Called  kinds; nnd liave an -experienced hand for this | for nnd delivered promptly to every part of the  work.   Give ns n trial with your Flue Fabrics.    &citj-.   Send in your Orders l��y Phone.  BEST OK WORK CUARANTW.D. ' V. X. PIIOXI. NO. 30.  ��� 0  VICTORIA HOUSE  * LeodingWjfei'of'PhoVnixn  _-***-��*��������  ���������������*���������������������*��������������������  �����***��*******-����9* �����*��������� �����*��**���*.;  Dominion  Avenue, Adjoining  Butte  Hotel,  Pnoeni.v, B. C.  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Eree Sample Rooms, Finest Liquors and  Cigars.  U. C. HOTEJ. CO., Lm, Proi-s,  J. UI__.K_._AN. Manaokr.  Old Ironsides Aykxuk,    -      -     PHOENIX, B. C. j  Hotel Phoenix.  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.'  The Pioneer Hotel.  Finest Brands of-Wines, Liquors and,Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class. Dining Room and Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH, Prof.  I The Chamber of Mines. I  ^ ' ���-' - i  Southern    British    Columbia,  J       (Kooteiiays and Yale.)  t ������'_���"  The municipal elections this year  throughout the province will take place  on Thursday,' January 17, and the  nominations'on the preceding Monday  ���January 14, Phoenix is now included 111 the sisterhood of municipalities that will change officials on the  above date.        ,  Mr. Fole)^ independent .labor candidate for Yale-Cariboo, made a most  favorable mipiession in Phoenix last  Friday night, and he seems .confident  of winning. Of course, the other candidates tell the same sort of a story.  '1 he battle of the ballots will occur  next 'I hui sday.  thi"? does not sound well. Recent!v  the enterprising niping editor of that  daily stole withoqt credit a column  prricle from the Pioneer that cost the  'edito 1 of the Pioneer much time and  t'flbi^ to set tire,    '('he article was taken  Iiolus.. bulus, Icjek, stock and barrel,  ipdy, boots and breeches, and conse  quently pretended to be original with  tl <*   New^, V''Mif'_ci.     C.rtainly   no  * M    �� - i�� /  Well known eastern politicians of  late seem to have an aCinity for the  two constituencies where the elections  are yet to be held���Burrard and Yale-  Caribqo. They are seen and heard  by the j^ople at large, if sufficient  advertising i<j done beforehand, but it  is a question >yhether they change  enough votes to make it wortli  while.  i  The Chamber of Mines wants thorough. +  ly reliable correspondents In every Cnmp ^  in the districts of Kost and West Koote- +  nay and Yale, to whom reasonable com- ������  lieiiMUion  will  be  paid   for their ser- T  vices. ^  Correspondents  will   be   expected   to ^  furnish the Chamber of Mines with all ���  development going on at the mines, thp .  installation of machinery, shipments of -f.  ore aud value, aud generally such  news ���  as will attract the attention of capitalist. "f  and cause them to iuvestigute  and  in. +  vest. -���>  Applications to be addressed to the -r  , j       CHAMBER OK MINKS,        . "f  .    Southern liritish1 Columbia.   l   -f  (Kootenn^.s and ,Yale) "f-  P. O. Box 578 ROSStAXD, B. C.      _^  �� ���*���  UNION HOTEL and CAFE.  and.Itanuerstreets.      - Opposite Miners't  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Corner Dominion Avenue and. Itanuer streets.  The i.ar is Stocked  with Impoited  GRAHAM & PRENDERGAST, Props  Opposite Miners' Union Hall,  Comfortable and well-heated  ROOMS.  *s  �����.���������".. ��� ��� -��-H-f-f-H"��-H-4^"f-f-^-f-t-  NEW MINING  ^iuViW_W*V^eVftfV*VtVV^i  Carpets and Linoleumis s  We have a fine line in all qualities and styles.  It will pay you to examine and get prices.  In, Furniture���  We .are constantly receiving the latest, from!  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OLD IRONSIDKS-AVE. - - PHOENIX, B.   C.  BELLEVUE HOTEL  Knot} Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C  The, Drifch Columbian iotal? lip (opy, liiM  R. GREIGER, Manager.  AGENTS FOR   Rabst    Beer  Complete line of Bar Supplies.  ....GREENWOOD,!.. C   Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. m. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves Greenwood at 9:00 a. in. aud 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.   Sundays, leaves Phoenix at S.15 a. m.  and Greenwood at 10:30 a. m. ���  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  OF  PART  OF  THE  Similkameen  No city in the Eoundary lias brighter prospects tlian Ptyienix. The year  1901 will undoubtedly \yitness gigantic  strides in e\5ery direction, While there  is no boom, there i. a much better  feeling generally; and there is good  reason for it, Early in the year Phoenix will be the fondest shipping camp  in the province,  For Rent.'  For rent, large residence, suitable foi  lodging house, on the New York town-  site,    .^pply to  -    L. C. Crawford,  DISTRICT.  Showing over   800  Locations.  Mineral  With a comprehensive description  ol"  tliat entire section.  SS 8  Compiled by Frank   Bailey and just  published.  s. a  -Teeded by every one interested   in tlie Siiiiil-  kmueeii Country.  Price ?2.O0, Sent post paid,  by  Pioneer Pub. Co.,  "     Phoenix, B. C.  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and  newly' furnished throughout. ..Everything is first  class..   Bar stocked with the finest.'     f:       ;       :  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  9"0^>0<>_H><><_KKK_^^  I PHOENIX  RRBWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.     '  Extra Fine  ��_e_��.*...i>.eo��._��.��(��e.oC*s����s��i9��������te--��������ct����it��t  CA:  .DEALERS IN,  HA% GRAIN, FBBD,;,atc;:'  All of our goods are now arriving by rail to Phoenix and we are, therefore, prepared to quote right  prices. No need to go to Greenwood or elsewhere.  Let us give you figures.    Wheat just received.  Patronize home Industry and  drink Plioeuix Beer. ;  Got. jStandard Avenue and Banner; Street.  I^OENIXrB.G,  .tamfoid  Aviuue.  .'  * �� o # 0 C&as. A. McCkiig & Go.  it}*itf.    .',.,,,��.   si' tit,' .,,.), ,   , ,    , j  SLINN & McCAGUE,  ��� . PROPRIETORS.  "Vy. &��� N. Phone, No. .&  Efread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily-  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, .B. G. 1'kce Dctivrn ���  'MM^^M^^mmm^m^^mmmmmsmmMmmw^mi  M Ml  m  THE  PHQEX&C   PIQ^R.  CHAMBER OF JUNES  Nov/ Being Ksta fc'Iisb cd a t Ross-  fon<2  I'll a  G_3TIIf.ii..UJ.iraXMEST BASIS  fi.lrttrt.n- .._,.-_* 'Si.**.. '��.��' Mi_i_|{'Mu.il Wroulfh?  _���t Southern Url'tlKji _��!Un(l*.i��*-<l_> fi.iiinjf.  ���.'tyy Wen.'ri.!''-S'.P-!,,r'Ji ;.f  Th.uC  ,i_ :ti:tivo career  J-tilar  centres i  limber. ai" iMiiioii.. )r**.: begun  'I'lic  I. .Ilmvii.jj. dr-  tter I.Hts'ht��!u )>iii)l<-d un.l w l>u-  sent u-l.'oyer tbe mining 'suction oi  .uiillicin XJiitisli CJolumbiii:  - /���     '  IJiossland, 11. t:.', Nov. 15.   nyoo.  The mining'incliistry iii  the.various  niuing 'districts 'of Southern JJr.tis.li  "oUmibia has assumed such large pro-  ',riibii��'tliat��l has bean felt  bv many  f those interested, that some eoncert-  d effort should lie, made to bring these  Various districts and their development  the notice of the principal financial  of Great Ihitain,    Continental  Miropi. ilw *J"itc(I ^tos and.Canada,  '"th ..view of interesting capital 111  t-ir' development.   The great neetl  .fall mining districts is the .employ-  iie.it of capital  in a large way, and  .his 'is  -specially; true  in 'Southern  .iritisl) Columbia,  where  to  properly  Icvelop tlie mines   large   capital   is  Jisoltittly essential.   To induce enpi-  alists to invest in mines,  their atten-  .011 must be, directed  to theni,  and  ���orrect and reliable, information  must  :>_ 1 nit before then), from time to time,  11 regard to tho development going on  n the mines���the tonnage produced,  ped aiid treated, the smelters erect-,  tl or incoiirse of erection, and gen-  rally such information as will  induce  incii owning or controlling capital  to  iuke investigation into the matters  bid before the....".. ,>'.".'-. .'..'"'  '0 this end an. association  to be  iwwn as "The Chamber of Mines of  fluthern British  Columbia" (Koote-  ���avs  and  Yale)   has   already   been  |..nicd. ,  .The undersigned have been appoint-  j.d toformulate the objects of the  Chamber oi' Mines and to invite the  active and earnest co-operation of all  transportation; 'mining and smelting  companies' and individuals interested  ind operating in the districts known  Lis East and West Kodtcnay and Yale  Jto more effectively carry but its objects  nnd purposes.  The objects  of this Chamber, of  Mines will he: '.������������ .,,'.'���''���       ','���'���        ���  Yd obtain accurate and reliable  Information.of the development work  jnd the installation of machinery in  |ach of the mines or claims in all  lamps in "Southern British 'Columbia  Ind to pat it in an dttraciive form be-  pre miiiing investors in these large  lancial centres.  To obtain weekly the shipments  "ore from each mine in these camps;  lie estimated value, the   smelters ,,to  . Iiich the same   has   been   shipped,  rhetlier. iii   Canada  or the   United  States or elsewhere; the tonnage that  Inay be milled or concentrated,  and  blues; the   tonnage   of concentrates  fhipped and value, also / the tonnage  treated by the cyanide orother; prbecs-  U % and value..;  3. This information will be tabulated by the officers of the Chamber of  Minesand cabled through the press  bgencies to London, Berlin and Paris,  fend by Associated and Canadian press  Jlcsjiatclics to the daily papers of the  Med States and Canada.  4._ to publish such information by  i series of letters from its secretary to  Ibe leading financial and mining palm in the various ccnties of Great  plain, Europe,".'United.' States and  pnada.  '5:- 'lo bring to the notice of mining  Investors any new camps which may  lie discovered and also to aid in directing the attention of the. public to  lamps already established, but which  pvebeen neglected/  ,<>���  To present to the transportation  lorapanics operating in the district the  litormation thus'obtained.-"'.  1 .'���_ '^Promote tariffand other leg-  |lati_n which will be of advantage' to  r ",lm��S5 and smelting industries U  RC Province nnrt i���_: j  .l_ ,-_.-��� ���...  property on the i.th of June last,  handicapped,as he was by the necessity of getting out ore to pay .icai.il  expenses, he lias done 390 feet of development. In'detail this was as f..l-  lo*As: On the 35 .'foot, level a' drift  west so-feet in ore; drifts east 33 f.vtt,  nnd a ivinzc 12 _e<,_; ,'hI! in urc. Oiif  tli6 50 foot'lovel prospected by .1 rait.<\  Of the 'loo foot, l_v_! .!kj >.-iys; : "AH  the vi'ins (111 1 be propei.}' having been  niit cifl'to tlHVix��st,bV'a'.'r_i,kt*,��-iid lining  ���satisfied 'that I bey oo ntini.it; d. 'b'oyon'd  the dike, I drove'through Hie dike and  ...���u.sscii.t 133 jisct Mort.li., ���lo'eiiti-ng thixje  ,v-ei��s."  Oil th.. 300 fool level, 011 tho -west  soutli vein, a raisl* was -made 3 __��� iK-t,  .drift 18 and tt winze sunk 12-ii_��t. 'On  the" first north .'vein-a drift wxs run 53  feet west and -a winze ..uuk 18 ieet.  On tbu second north vein, recpitly  discovered, a winze-was sunk six feet.  In .summing up the whole development  he contiinies:,   "I might way  that the  NOTICE,,  TWrty <!..>����� f ���_���> <l;i|- v'(, ;���|,,��� ������. , ,, ,���,;,���(.,(���,,,  ��� '^Mi>ecr|viK)iMjoiirrK��l 1)._ ct r-<-i..t!im . r i _-.  rct-ilo,. (| c ,,m���)i;w kll01VH      ���   ,       .���.'���  ).10t.-|, liOUllllllDI .\VCIIU'-, 1*1,,!. lot ,   l,|o.)-   .      . '  AI.WSTKQM i-'lU.Ril.  CORPORATIONOF.TKECITYOmm\\\ fr>c,r>r>o<->-..  _>  K0T1CK  ���i.  NOTICK  ���Tliiily dUi* f.-i,iu ilia  " ���fiise fOiiilllHsloii,.! . ni m,. (.���,,  Uly.of I'liuhiiix rnr. j-rrmi.sj.ion tu m-1!'llqi,   -I.iiluullic j��rc.HUKcii kiimiii imilic llmic Iio'.J  lil'nt. 1 lii(tii'illu;i|,'ijlv t.  IM-. li! tilt' Cutpllllilioir 11'  1 lilt' tin  J-UIIlillt(,u iH'-jlhlt...  <i. W. AHItD'lT.  ,    ���-.���;,. NOTICE,  Tlilvty .any.. Irnm dine j inl, ���<i i��� iVp.,lv tl>,[._.  ,'i"!"j,e:o��,����"'r><"'��'' ��f ii"-- crpuiinii��-, ���ru���;  U y on-liofiiHc fiir jJtTiumsi^rMo Kill liiiimr ��t  rc-tnil uii lliepniiu.-M known im tiic llutrl Mronk-  lyn, Cor. Ijbiiiinlijii iiv.iHK. mid Miwiiix street  ���JIL'OU M-fiCJKIi.7  L'o.urt i.t"  l.'i'ariiig ji  ���i'.'ssmciit Ui  bv  li.  given    ti;.v,  tiie  purpns  lie  .'ipoo,  nt.  NOTICJS  amount of dead work done in the past  was far in excess of what it should  have been, and out of all proportion to  tbe work done on tliG line of the vein."  Ore Came Prom Phoenix.  Mr.-S. S. Taylor, Q. C, who has  jtist returned from the J.oundnry, visited the smelters of, that district and  was greatly impressed with, the progress that is being made. The Ciranby  snielter at Grand Forks lias made a  record run. It is now treating 750  tons pci* day, wliitc the .(Capacity of  each of the two furnaces js only 250  tons [ier day. The ore upon which  the record was made was shipped from  the mines nt l'hoenix. The ore there  is of such a nature that it can be rapidly  reduced,, Good progress is being  made in connection with the building  of the two smelters at Greenwood,���  Nelson Winer.:  1 lilrty ilnyii from dntc I Intend lo npply to th.  llccinwcoiiiiiilsnioiicMof the corporalion of the  City of.I>hucnix,r��r. |K.-riul��_ioii to n_u liquor nt  ntiiUon the premiseii known ... the'Imperial  hotel, lots 4 uiul j; block ��, on Dominion avenue  K. WKUKS.  NOI'ICE.  Thirty <Iiiy�� from date I Intci.d to applv to Ihe  iiceiiH(. comiiiUi-ioticr* for the corporiitioii of the  City of l'hoenix for iwrtiiiMion to veil lliiuor nt  rctiiil on the prcuilHcH known im the Victorin  hotel, lot ii, in block |_, Old Ironsides nveimr.  J. IIHKKSfAN.  NOTICE.  ' Thirty day* from tlnte I Intend to npply to ''lit  llceimeconuniinloiierii of the corporntlon of the  City of I'lioeiilx for ))eriiil����lon lo nell liquor ut  relnll oethe prcnilHe. known ni The KnolillllI,  N. JS feet orioU I9uud jo, block n, I'lrnt iivcniic.  .    ,W. V, KKMIT.  WHAT THE EDITORS SAV.  ."'������A' political chump is., a man who  thinks he can get what he Wants by  voting for what he dosen't want.���  Lardeau Kagle.  The l'hoenix Pioneer is a year old,  and stands today as, one of the most  successful and best newspapers of the  Province.���Cranbrook Herald.  If he oiice sees the picture, of him  that the S|'.okane-Revieiv published.<a  day or so ago*, Oom Paul Kiuger will  not care whether he lives on or not.  It is the limit.���Province.   '.  , Candidate Foley is drawing the fire  of <<pme big > Liberal guns���rthe best  stump orators of. the party find it  necessary to rush to the defense of  Galliher.���Cascade Record.  It is very unkind of The Colonist to  say it is tiresome for it to read the  warmed-over politics served up in Yale-  Cariboo anci:.]_fitrar_l.-''..We are" doing  our level best in these belated constituencies to have bang-up election contests and we do not wish the outside  ]>edDle to , inake fun of us.;���Nelson  Miner. .-   ;������  Aqueous precipitation, wliich is the  same thing as snow, does net precipitate itself as freely in polar regions as  in thetemporate zones, l.ut the reverse rule always works with the  Tuppers, and for all we know, Sir  Charles may just' have come from  Greenland.���World.  NOTICK.  - lijrly dtiya from date I Intend to npply to the  Hceii|lecoiiiiiilBKloner_ of llic corporntlon of the  City of l'hoenix for perinlmilon to self Honor nl  rctnll on the pieiiil��en known n�� Ihe Mnple I.csf  hotel, lot ..block 1, Old Iroimldcit avenue.  J. .MANIW..  is ��� Iu:re-: 1 v  evision fur  I'oiDpl.'tintS ���iigninst the   u;-..  ir tlii! year.iyoo';  ��s,' rji:ii_i;  assessor, of the City of l'hiwnix,  will   be'; held   in   the   Cutiiici  Cliamiier,   Phdonix,' on   Friday,' th  -8th:d��y   of  Dt-cember,  o'clock  j). [),. ?!    \  DouG.11.1.1 Mc;\Ii;.i...\n,  ��� ; '���"'���     'City Cleik  I'lioefllx Lodge No. 28,.  K_l��hts of PythUs.  ���Ls i:V-ry 'riifudny nn'hi  m j:.o p. in., J.Iin.r.s' 1,-iiio.i  'ilnll.   ' "'���    '.. .  , Vliiltliif; brethren welcome.  I.. C. CdAwroKh, K^ R. S.  J, A. Clakk, C. C.  :  ��� ,'.  NOTICE.  Thirty dny* from dun. I Intend to npply to the  Ilceii.cconimlii.loiieriiof the corporation of the  Cily of I'lioeiilx for perm Is.Ion tu sell liquor nt  remit 011 the preiniKC��   known'ho the S nit  Hotel, lot 10, block 15, Old Ironsides nub-division,  Corner Hint utrettaud Knob 11(11 nvenue.  T. II. KICIIAKDS.  NOTICE.  Thirty dnyn from date I intend to npply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of i'hoenix for permission to sell liquor nt  rctnil on thepremisc, known ns the Hotel Union,  lots ii find 1 j, block u, Cor. Dominion avenue  nnd Ihtuiicr street.  JOSKPII H., GRAHAM.  TO Wflll 'MT (11.  Kindness men nnd others of ..I'lioeiilx nnd  viciiiitynrc hereby requested to' exercise discretion ns to the employment of non-union c��r-  pentera;' as otherwise, it may lie considered  nccessnry to place those delinquent iu this respect 011 the iiufilr list,  (Signed)   THOS. COUNliK.  ,.., , Kccordliiji Sccrttary  of I.ocnl Ulon   No. (iiS.or the I'lilted llrothcr-  IukhI or Car|>entcrs nnd Joiners of America.  The iihoveIs heartily endorsed  bv the Local  Union or the Western 1'cderiilioii nr.Mineis,  (Sinned) JOHN KIOKIMN,  ...        , Secretary of  Phoenix Miners' Utilon.  JAMHS MAKSHAI,!.,  I'resldint.  (Kltued.) i'Al'f.roi'|.-|.'l.K,  ...       , . Seerclury of  I'lioeiilx Cooks' and Wallers' Union.  ' CHAS. TIIOMI'KOX.  President.  This popular, hotel hni been refitted,i:.<rurimii-  t'dund Mioroiishtyoverhauled tiirniii;hout, and lor.  nlshed with all the modern hotel.'coijvcnieucc*. I.o.  cnl nml I.img riisiance Telephone coiiiicclii. 11 with  the oflic*�����nd iHlieadquarltrii for. Singe mid Railway traflic; and every attention is j:iven to the' comfort ai'd foiiveiilctice.of patroiis. The hotel hnH been  eiilinsedbylhenildltioiiof fineeii nicely furnished  rooms and an Up-to-date MUSIC HAI.I,.  - - WINES,  -' -LIQUORS,  Th. nest CIGARS.  I. ,   )  iMi'OUii.irnnd  Domini ic  BAJVK OF COMMERCE  ,   itf:A!) OFFICE: T'��BONT��.  I'-Si'iiblished 1 <-.);.  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,0000.1)0,  [Si\ .Million DolUis ]  iii vi . . St,000,000  I'lesident. . . Hon. Gk>. A. Cox.  <.ener.'il Manager. li. h. Walker.  Ass-'t. (It-iil   Managei. I.H. 1 _ tM.Mi.K,  | Comfortable.',- Sample - Rooms,  a ���     For   Commkkciai, > Travi-xkrs.  The 1'iublio natroiiage res[)ect-  fnlly solicited.  \\'c aiin lo ictaiii our  present  lar^e trade and deseive more,  ��� t>*i"r��^_��o<��:  <J->Cv<KJf?.��  Lion Bottling Works  CREENWOOI) and l'HOl-.NTX, B. C.  NOTICE.  Thirty dnys from dntc I intend to apply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of l'hoenix for permission to sell liquor at  retail on the premises known as the Golden Hotel, lot n, blocks, Old Ironsides sub-division.  JAMKS SUMMICKS.  The/success of candidates .of independent tendencies in other constituencies in the dominion is 'an indication of what may be expected in  Yale-Cariboo-Kootenay on the 6th of  December. Smith, Puttee, Richard-  sop, Oliver, Morrison, Maxwell, McCarthy and Foley will make a strong  combination at Qttawa.���Paystreak.  CORPORATION OF THE  City of Phoenix.  MUNICIPAL VOTERS' LIST.  ovinceandtoaid the Dominion  J'ro��ncial Governments.'in. iheir  "rts to promote these interests.  .l'lS "?ders.8ncd' and those associat-  1",   hcJ",!,lhe formation of this  l.a. ber ol Aline.,, are very anxious  u ist the co-operation of all mining,  C- ". smcUi,,8 ���* m"��ng  -'pamesamtheir represcntativeS,alSo  ."lo;rd_ ol Trade in Southern l.ritish  :��1* and .individuals in aiding  ���St,,e "jmost of. their power in  S'S^'-^PWectsohhis Cham.  KLTT Veear����"yask you,  e   n���  .   g'Ve   lhe   Chamber of  ���IW Wmtoi- W objects.1-. -������  hi  Chi"." be ���� Rid officials of  .diim���bCr  cxcePt  ^'secretary,  " �� s;sSured wiii be devoted  ���bj'ects.    CCessful carrying out of its  ���ommi4:'-";McMA^"UR';^';  h S- c- Fraser,  ,7,!' Chamberlain,   .  j'-N. Rolt;������'-.-���  Jonn McKane; v V 7  ^VEtoWNFoi^vlNNjpEa.  ^^Foet,nS(l(lttg(Drltt8i  N..-F.T  Winics, Etc  Crosscuts,  iineeting f t Knthe rece.nt company  jthe total I, .   'ne' Sa>'e in ''  W^?.0??���^. the.  e in his report  mine to  "'Mrifts'l.^^^^^afts.icross-  H'��ine wJJh ���  '���" CS and raises- -'-The  |^^tft?aIdepth0f3  M        -��� *������ 'r .opk charge  of th  p  the  Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of Section 6, ot' the Municipal Elections' Act, any householder desiring to have his or her name placed  on the voters'.list of the .Municipality.  of Phoenix for the year 1900, must oh  or before the ist day of December,  make and deliver to the Assessor or  Clerk of the Municipal Council, the  statutory declaration required by the  said act.  ��� And notice is hereby given that the  said section provides that only the  names of those persons who have paid  all Municipal rrttes, taxes, assessments  and licence fees (if any) payable by  them, shall be entitled to have their  names placed on the voters' list of the  Municipality. And notice is hereby  given that the names of all persons  who have not paid by the first'Monday  in December next, all rates, taxes, assessments and licence fees (if any) payable by them, will be omitted from  said voters' list.  By Order, -  I). McMillan,  City Clerk.  Phoenix, B. C. November   15,  1900.  Notice.  Take notice that nt the first meeting of the  license commissioners for the City of I'lioeiilx,  held uftcr the expiration of 30 days from the first  publication of this notice, the undersigned will  npply for n hotel license for the premises to lie  known ns the "Mint Hotel", situate on the south  side ofl)-minion avenue ill lot 6 in block i in the  snld City of phoenix. ...".-'.���  Dated at Phoenix the mid of November, 1900.  ClIAS THOMPSON 8. Co.  . . ^Notice. -.���-,.. _.:,..���  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of Phoenix, for permission to sell liquor nt  retail oil the premises known as thc'Central hotel,  near Kirst street on Aetna avenue, lieing 011 lots  8 nnd 9; block 17, Old Ironsides suhdivisioii.  S*  M. H. RANK.  NOTICE.  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of l'hoenix for permissiou to sell liquor ut  retail on the premises known as the Hellevue  Hotel, 011 lot 18, block iS, Old Ironsides sub  division.  HOWARD SIMPSON.  DR. MAC DONALD,  Dentist.  Graduate Pciiiisylvania.ColIece of Dental  Surgery, Philadelphia.  OKFICIJ: GRAVliSWILLIAMS BLOCK,  PHOKNIX, IS. C.  Office ill Shcad's Dlock.    ��� ,  ; Grand Forks, II. C.  Telephone 90, 'Vernon and Nelson.  -7-SOI.E AGKNTS FOR THE���  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia.   GEM-HAL  KXPORT AGKNTS���  Blue Label "s;^  Sellers  Natur?.   Mineral Water  .VlKSHADhN, GfRMANV.  This bank has the largest number of  lirnwhes of any bank in Canada, with  agent ies at New Vork, Chicago, New  Orleans. Skagivay and I)aw.t u Citj.  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  ooooooogo<x>ooooooooooo_w^  FIRST-CLASS CAFE.  Well !-urui.slied>nd Heated Rooms.   Kvery aiteiillou paid to theCcnifort of (iucslj.  Domestic aad Imported Liquors and Cigars always ia Stock.  N HOTELS ALMSTROM & BERG, Props.  Dominion Avenue.  PII01.N1X,   -   .    1). I  1.8...Hindi,  Phoenix St 02 Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  -Imported Goods.' "!-.-  FINE BOOTS' AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDKK.    ���...'...  .-'PRACTICAL'", MINERS' AND  TROS-  !    PECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. tai BrooW. n At*.  P  The_.  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars ahva3's  Board by day or week.  The Maple Leaf Forever,  in    stock.  One trial and you will  remember  J. Mandel, Prop.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  PHOENIX, 13. C.  Tie Yale-Columbia Lumber Co*  '    LIMITED, v ":-'':'"'   '���    '  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rotfgh aiid Dressed Ltfmber, Lati, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  We can print for you  NOTICE.  Thirtj- days from date I intend to apply to the  license commissioner, of the corporation of the  City of Phoenix for permission to sell liquor nt  retail on the premises known as the Miners' Exchange hotel, lot 12, Mock 9, Cor. Dominion avenue aud Banner street.  J. P. CHKNIKR.  NOTICE.  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of Phoenix for permission to sell liquor at  retail on the premises known as the Hotel  Phoenix, ou Dominion avenue. ���  HARRY NASH.  NOTICE.  R  Letterheads, Envelopes, Memo  .Forms,  I  Delivery Books, Invoices, Business  Cards,  N  'ything in  T  Everything in fact,  .mill and yard  Nakusp..  Robson......... .,'.  "     "  Rossland.    "     "  Ymir; ..... ........."     "  Greenwood���Gen'l office���mill  yards.  and  Phoenix.. ;���'���.-  Eholt No.' 1.������'  Eholt No. s.,  Deadwood...  Rock Creek.  Long Lake..  ; .mill and yard.  j$__P.Ve are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without dela}'  Summit House  T. H. Richards, Proprietor.      *   ���    ���    ���    ���      Cor- Knob Hi" Ave. tai First Street.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Dhiiug Room in Connection.  - - -  PHOENIX, B. C.  Accounts of Corporations, Merchants  and Individuals received on ta.oiable  terms.  Di.-i.tS Commercial Credits, Tiavel-  eis' Ciedits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Uaiiking business tian  sacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Manager.  MARK TRACY  City Scavenger.  All oideis promptly attended to.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  I_.'_..HI.ISHI.I-  1S59.  CAPITAL    -     -    -   -     $1,500,000  RESERVE FUND    -   -    $900,000  IIOAKI) OK DIRKCTOKS:  It. \V. IIi:nkkkh, President, Hon. M. H. Cncii-  i-.-Ni:, Vlce-Pres., I.rne!  W'ood, J. S. Mitchell,  (-..Stevens, J. X. Galer, N. W.Thoinas, C. II.  Katlian, 11. II. Hroun, Q. C.  HIUI) OKFICK, SIIKKIIKOOKK, P. Q.  Wm. I'AKwr.i.r., Clen'l Mgr., S. Know..., I.ocal  JIgr.; H. 1-'. Mukkv, Ilrancli Inspector.  1IKANCHKS.  Waterloo, W. I. Ilriggs, Manager.  Staustenil, S. Stevens,       "  Coivanville, j/Mackiunon, Manager.  Coaticook, 11. Austin, Manager.  Kiclinioiul, \V. I,. Hall,  (iranhy, \V. H. Koliinsoii,"  Iledford, V��� XV. Morgan,    "  Magog, !���:. P. Oliver, "  St. Ilj-acintlie, J. K. I.a Vramlioise, Mgr.  lluiitingdon, K. N. Koliinsoii, Mgr.  Oriustonn, H. T. Williams. Mgr.     '  Grand Vorks, ll.C, J.W. Maclonghliii, Mgr.  Phoenix, II.C, Win. Spier, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Hank of Montreal: London, Kng��� National Bank of Scotland: Hoston,  National Kxcliange Hank; New Vork, National  ParkUank.     . .  Collections made at nil accessible point*.  Orafls issued for anv required amounts, good iu  all points .in Canada, U. _>. aud Murope. Exchange bought and sold.  Savings llrauch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually vvithbsit requiring attention of  depositor. ���//.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to u, ,  d. w. Mcdonald, sg  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (Back of Postoffice.) V. & N. Phone No. 44.  Phoenix, B. C.  Thirty diiyii from date I intend to apply to the  license commissioner- of the corporation of the  City of Plioeuix lor permission to sell liquor al  rctnil on the premises known as the Palace Hotel, 011 lots 16 aud 17, block 18, Old Ironsides subdivision  C. H. MUU.KN.  notice;  Thirtv davs from date I intend to apply tn the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  City of Phoenix for permission to sell liquor at  retail on the premises knowu as lllack's Hotel,  Dominion avenue.  IRA W. BLACK.  NOTICE.  Thirty days from dale I intend to apply to the  license commissioners of the corporation of the  Citv ofrhocnlx for permission to sell liquor at  retail on lots I and 1, block 1, Old Ironsides subdivision, to be known as the Central hotel.  AUGUST JACKSON.  As cheaply, neatly and.quickly  I  As anyone ���else;  N  Call us up by telephone, (V. & N., No.  14, or Columbia No. 10) and we  will send around; or if )ou  prefer   it,   call on  us.  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  l'hoenix, B.C.  ��� �����������������������*���������**���**���  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN...  (Formerly the Metropolitan.)  High class wines, liquors and cigars always in stock. Convenient sample room for Commercial Men. First-  class Cafe in connection.  HUGHIE McGU.RE, Prop.  A.HENDERSON,  The Watchmaker and  Jeweler, is doing the finest quality of work in  the Boundary country.  Give Us a call when your  watch or clocks is "out of  whack," or you''���������need any-;  thing iu the Jewelry line.;  Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  j _v_v*v#.v?-%W-YW*���� ���  j _* tmmwiV..^-j^A-v 1  WHEIs  .      . Suit  ^HHv<V��^>Mi  [V^^^^^^^^^^_^^*V*^V^^V^^^*^|  Night.'  Finest Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  First-Class Cafe iu Connection,  Open Day and  (FIRST  STREET, NEAR KNOI! HIU AVE.  feAu^RYS. JONES, Prop. PHOENIX, B. C.  ; N  you have   a j  or   Overcoat]  made to order, you want]  the  best goods aud   the]  can  fit that money  You   always   get'  I that and nothing else of ]  ] best  i buy.  iH.E.  ���  1 Merchant Tailor...  jfW NEW GOODS}  ] ^ are beauties. We]  can SUIT you to your:  ��� satisfaction in the choic-j  lest fabrics made. Come!  j in and talk it over, aud]  j examine our stock. ]  I Dominion Avenue. ]  ! PHOENIX, British Columbia.      ]  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  Peterborough, Ont.,  __���������������_���_ ^__.-kl^_-r_--J-^^__��������������������������������  AND SOO LINE.  STir.r. coNTixi'K to opi.rati.  tof -��� (to ftp.  ���0.V AU. TRAINS FROM���  Revelstoke and  Kootenay Udg,  ALSO   TOURIST   CABS   passing  I.uiniiorejcl., Daily for St. l'mil   .suuir-  ilay . for Moiitrt-til.tind Ilostou, Montlay..  iiiifl Tlliirsduys fur Toronto.  Siime cars pass Rcvelstoke 011c day curlier.  No-troiililt* to quote rates and gii-c you a pointer regarding tile l.u.tcrn trip jou conlcn)i>latC'  taking.  I'or Time-talilcs. rates   and   full information  call 011 or address nearest U;cal agent, or  K. R. KKDI'ATII   C.reelnvcuid.   .  <). II. II..CK-.K, axeui, Kliolt.  PALACE   LIVERY   STABLE,  Sta^ge and Transfer Line,  PHOENIX, - " - "  B. C.  Stas;e leaves   l'hoenix   for  Greenwood  S a. in.  Leaves Greenwood 10 a.   in.  Leaves 1'hoeni.v    1 p.  Leaves Greenwood   4 p.  Best turnouts in the Boundary.    Horses well suited for  long drives. COLLINS & GRAY, Proprietors.  BUNDLES called for and delivered.    All work is done in first-class  shape.       Bath Rooms in Connection.  PAUL FISCHER, Proprietor.  Cor. First street and Knob Hill avenue, ��� -        Phoenix, B. C.  the pioneer;  Circulates   in   Kvery   Province of the   Dominion,  or Canada: Kvcry State in the American Union:  Ka^land:   Ireland, Scatland. Australia, Soutli Af  ricu, China, Jar". Alaskn, Manila, Culm, and all the Soutli A^ericar. R^mWics:  WM . Andi-.rson,  'J'rav. I'ass.Ayent,  Nelson, B.C.  ���K. J.Coyi.k,  ".���\.(J.l.Aj;t.  Vancouver, I..C.  lt(0��IM.I.O��l��...t.ll.l(>  CIGARS.  o   o  UNION MADE.  |ttll��ltlllBI>tI��ttl(tl��(.  Phoenix AMI Service.  Office hours, 8 a. 111. to 7 p. in.  Mails close for ('.rami l-'orks, Green wood, Koss-  luiiit. Nelson, Kastern I'uileil States and Cuast  ;,oinls daily (txcept Simda\) at 12 in.  l-'or Mithvaj-, Camp McKh-ney and l-'airview ou  Monday. Wednesday :iud l'rid"a>-at 12 m.  Mails due f.umuli jx-iuts at ftp. ni.  D. J. M.Ulll.Sf.N,  ������yTyr^mmi  v.   -I) *"-9'' ���-:���������.  ";      ��� ���'���''���,:i' ���������-���.  ���;r ������������ ..  f  ._-_-..���_  '���-iMti-^  "..|||_l|il.;.!|  ���:H\  i....i;_._-'.'.��l  l._rf  ���JL SI   ��� B^jtt3-__ia_,_______T-..=rAr^  in  :r  <_  IS  w  .vet  "ft.  . 'K,<y  ' -.i t-  .v"'  \  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  -..tTrys-rrr.  _________'*'*  ��mBimtzmm^  %������  GROCERIES and MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Q  1.0 mp  .\.  V.i- )*.,u  n u>_ (Iu  ill ii'lt. .'.'  ilU  (.  mil,In if  >1 Til  -Mil  .1  11 i   (il    *>  ,  j"ii ins1 i (  i.i \ t .'in e.  I'll1.a .i u  . I  11)1   1  -   1    .f. t i'  i.niJi.,   _! (>��� >  t.   d   V. ii'-,  ���    \\ I ' ���'     '   t nlil   (i)i'   !   In;   I il  ���I   to 1'. ul .i iJ J... i_)'!\ i a V  1 I'u ,t "iii i ot --(.i.' i _*��� \\ il'i'i'ii- IjIpi *.,  H. J. McQUAID, Mgr.  J  ft*  gpg^M_SME^^  JS )i ^___6$ ___c__r__ f_3__s_____ M  *�� ** Just Arrived  Ji^rp-e Whmrpp.nt of Celebrated Chesx3broug.fr Vaseline Preparations.  8  ���a a -a> ��������.������ -�� �����������������  ..#'��������-.*-_.������-������������-���  i  Vaselme ,Cold Cream, Vas.eline Camphor Ice.-  White and Amber Vaseline,        Vaseline Pomade,     <_��  A* P�� __Vic_EkE-NiL_IE & CO��  Sco our Christmas Goods Next Week. Dominion Ave.  idSS  ggagBBBS&iBSag^^ r~r^:���;r;:;:r~  ������-������-������  ox-s  ���#-*-���-#-���-#-���-��� ���-���*"���-*-*_������  Just arrived,-; Emd a FUI..L LINE of.  Stock!  Well equipped Tinning aud Plumbing Shop-in Connection. v        v  THE WYNKOOP-STEPHENS TRADING GO, LTD.  .' ,. Cor. Old Irwisides avenue and First street  CHRISTMAS GOODS.  s>  We have the largest and most complete selection in the Boundary, and can  fit any pocket book in prices. Goods are  now displayed. Come in and look them  over aud secuie first choice. No need "to  go out of town this year.  McRAE BROS. & SMITH,  V. & It. Tel. No. 42,  Graves-Williams Block.  I  The Local Grist.   ���  s  ���J  Get your Christmas goods _ at McLean's at eastern prices.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Rendell lilock  jOreenwood, V. __N. Thane,  No, 96.  _'M. JMcliean   ��5.   Co.    are   selling  k ] I envy"  Shirts -at ,cost.     Attention,  jninprs.;,'.   .   'v *       '"  '  ' ^..F.'i'etrieand Cn W. Lester, ot  prand Foiks, were visitors to Phoenix  :|his\wgt;k,    * .,   .. ./ '\' (  <. *>       > ' .      , . ��� '  .Geo. .V.   .Vooster, treasurer of the  - GranLjy Co.', was up liom Grand Forks  ,' .parly this week.       ' ,  ^\Ve will -have a complete assortment  pf', Childrens' Toys���in Dolls, etc'  J.I.' Mc__ean'& Co.  this week.  Next week the  plasterers son building next week.    He will also  should be in possession  August Jackson has been crowding  Work this week on his new Central  hotel, on Old Ironsides avenue. It  will soon be ready for use.  , John Phillips, of (.land Forks has  leased the ' Me.ighei-Kane building,  near the First street biidge, nnd J will  conduct it as a boarding hou_e." 1  Miss Maggie Grant, sister of Sandy  Giant, local manager of'the Yalfe-Co-  umbia Lumber Co., ariived in 1/lioe-  nix this week to spend the winter.  , Householdcis of Phoenix,- who.,have  not qualified ior the municipal election,  should.do so before six o'clock tonight  beloie the city cleik. '1 his is' the last  day to quality.  A special mectinc; of the  building  ' committee of the Presbyterian  THE WEEK,     .  .,   chuich  'The regulai monthly meeting of the"���' hf.id Jv^��sday evening to con-  Phpenjx'loard of Trade will be held fertile heating, hghtmg and turmsh-  liext Monday evening. %' j inS of ^ ���" ^Mmg.  For lessons un " violin, mandolin, I C- A. Powell, manager of the Hunt-  iiiario, etc, sW Prof. Kaufmann. In "'ktei -if^r " i���'.1 at, ^fd  koenix evt.y Thursday. ,   J'ork.s- ttlth "rs\r1 ������J��"  and K". M  ��, .    Stephens and T. M. Hill, were legistei  ;'$4S   will   buy a good   Dominion ed at the Victoria last Sunday  oigan "   " '   x'������-'-  school oigan at Gieenwood Music  Store, Prof. Paul Kauffmann.  ' M. McUean iS> Co. will have all  jdnds of X-Ma"^ presents, suitable for  ]idies," gentlemen or children.  ' Pringle &:,.\ .ijte_ide, the well known  firm ot Greenwood solicitors, are about  to'ojien an office'in Phoenix.  Rev%John M. Millar will pi each  again- tomorrow in the Presbyterian  diurch, both morning and evening.  Now that the building has been repaired it is comfortable and easily waimed.  A sparring exhibition will be given  at the Butte Concert   Hall tonight.  _ The contestants will be Danny Dean,  Owing to peculiar weather conditions (light weight champion, and Kid Lee,  }he telephone and telegiaph lines here- 01', Chicago..    Gate .receipts   to the  'jibouts were' in bad shape yesterday.  A social dance was given at the  Yicjp.jp house, that \uis much enjoyed  \\y thosft taking part, Thursday night.  ^Alex ^fcTaggart has opened up a  gentlemen's- iurnishing store on J>o-  piinion _ivoni.e�� in the lialdwm block,  The Kootpn^y Cigai Mfg. Co. of  Nelson, has made an assignment, but  pxpects to be jjble to make a settlement. . ,  ' Owing to soft weather early ,in the  >Veek, the stages were fprced to Ghange  X om iui)ners to lyheel^ halfway down  ihe hill.  P. S. Miles has nioved histoijsorial  establish ment to the ground t floor of  $he Hotel Jlrpokljn, on Dpminicn  avenue.  Wait nfld see Mr-I.e_tn for Christmas  goods.     Thpy will have  the  lj.rg.est  ��>tock in tuvyn qnd it \yill be hgie h\ a  ��� lew days.  Manager l^empt, of thp new  Knob  Hill hotel, \yill begin installing the  1 jVmit^p pud  fittings ot  that  houso  _ ^iext week.  Uijsiness has increased so at die  Viclori(i housa that tho large ground  ��� poor storeroom will soon he used as a  flii^inj{ rpouv  Chinch of England servires will be  held at the sichoolhouse next Wednesday evening by K,ev. W. A. Rollins,  pf Greenwood,  boundary Trades and Labor Council will hold its semi-monthly meeting  at fc-haienix Miners' Union hall next  ^fopday night.  ' ��� 'Phe Athelstan management has reduced the force to three men, on account of the difiicqlty of sorting ore in  jhe ..inter time.  The Chesaw Times is reported to  have gone the \yay pi" al! flesh���and to  |ie npw occupying a choice corner in  journalistic bone.ard.  Work cn the new ' Prcsbj terian  ��&u,rr}Uw,a l*eer. gomg foward apace  winner.  Sir Charles Tupper spoke to a  crowded house in the Greenwood  Auditorium last Tuesday night. \V.  A. Galliher spoke there last night in  his own behalf. He speaks in Phoenix tonight.  R. H. Karatofsky, of Greenwood,  will start moving his fine billiard and  pool equipment to the Morrison-Ander-  carry a fine line of imported  and  domestic cigars.  The new officials of Phoenix Miners  Union No. 8 are: President, Al. Towne;  vice-piesident, \V. l.lkins, recording  secretary, Leo McMillan. At last  Saturday's meeting five new members  weie installed.  Tuesday the stock of M. W. Crane  was sold to 'Pom Brown, by ordci of  the creditors. He has moved it to  Sandon, in the Slocan country; but expects to leturn and locate in Phoenix  in three or four months.  _���  Over 70 names were on the petition to  Presbytery that met in Nelson Tues-  J day, asking Rev. Millar to become  peimanent pastor here. - It was favorably acted upon, and it is anticipated  that Mr. Millar will accept.  Noble Binns, of the firm of Clark &  Binns, epent a couple ot days in town  this week horn Tiail. He says that  business in the smelter town hasgreat-  ly'ntiproved of late, and can see a decided improvement in Phoenix also.  W. B. Cochrane returned Tuesday  from Vernon, where he was summoned  some weeks ago by the sudden death  of his father, an old and respected resident of that place. Mr. Cochrane  has taken offices in the Postoffice building.  Phoenicians regret the removal of  Manager Spier, of the Eastern Townships Bank, from Phoenix to Grand  Forks, which occurred last- Tuesday.  C. \V. McCaw will be acting manager  until the new manager arrives fiom the  east.  V. .Monnier & Co.', the well-  known wholesale liquor dealers who  have had headquarters at Cascade for  couple of years, have rented the  storeroom formerly occupied by J. P.  Boyle in the postoffice block, and  will in future conduct business at  Phoenix.  Now that the skating link is rapidly  approaching completion, hockey enthusiasts are waking up and making  plans for the sport for the wintei. It  is said that Gieenwood will have 110  hockey club lor a certainty, but in  Phoenix arrangements ate being made  to organize one. Those inteiested  aie icqnested to meet at the Victoiia  house nest Monday evening, to anange  for the oigani/ation oi a club. A full  attendance is urged.  ����� '  The Vagrancy by-law, jntioduced  by the city council last Wednesday, is  intended a,s a geneial police measure.  Among .other, things it prohibits, undei  a penalty of $100 line, the use of  obscene or profane language "in or  about or adjacent to any street or  public place in this city." It also  protects dumb animals from abuse or  misuse of any kind, the same penalty  applying in case of infraction.  The-uivrv ibi the school site, on  the Dotninioii Coppei Co.'s land���the  central location that every one in  Phoenix agrees is the most suitable���  has been completed. Constiuctionon  the new schoolhouse, howevei, cannot  be started till the deed is in the hands  of the department at Victoria. To get  this straightened out will take perhaps  a month, so that.nothing further can  be done in the matter till' early in  January.,  vealed the fact that such was not the  case, but the Pioneer man learned that  the foi ce is constantly being , augmented. Just now the totalis 2S0 men���  a goodly number, .'.ml  will  steadily  ;row.  Paints'  01 dei. in  tion.  HOT STUFF  J. C. Qoupll.  signs    anywhere.  post-office.  Leave  Prompt atten-  BUREAU   OF   PROVINCIAL. INFORMATION.  BUY THE  FAMOUS  CARSS;  In order'that tlie Government may l)c In pes-  i.e'.sioii of definite lnformntioii with which to  supply those _(.eking investments in this Province, I am instructed to Invite particulars from  those who have properties for snle, nnd who mnv  f.et disposed to forward such pnrticuturs to this  office for the purpose in question.  Ill \ lew of the pioposcu early re-organisation  of'the Agent Geueial's OIKce in London, K.ig-  lnfid.'1 tiled .suability of having on file, a list of  fa]CJ��-Suud other properties for sale, with full and  a-Vwrnte details, is obvious. Propetticssubinitted  ina^* include firms and farm lauds, industrial or  commercial concerns, timherlimlts, water powers  or other eiiterpns-S affording'opportunities for  legitimate investment.  It is not proposed to recommend properties to  intending in. estors, but to afford the fullest access  to the classified lists and nil available information  connected therewith, and to place enquirers in  communication with the owners.  ��� The fullest pirticulars are desired not only of  the properties themselves, but of the localities in  which they are situated, and the conditions affecting them For this purpose priuted schedules  will, upon application, he forwarded to these  desirous of making sales.  K. 1?. GOSNKI.T.,  S    Secretary, Bureau cf Provmiciil information.  -Mackinaw  and be the,warmest thing in  town.    The only Reliable .garment on the market.  Yob Can't Soil it, O   You Can't Tear it;  You Can't Spoil 'it.' |    VOU Cdfl WeQP it  forever.    Make a sight draft on your Overalls Pocket at once|  and avoid the rush.       For Sale Only at  DR. MATHISOrvJ,  DENTIST,  I. X. L. STORE.  CHAS. SEARS, ...OR.  Sometimes it keeps the Pioneer man  busy running down and proving or disproving the rumors that will float  aiound in a mining camo. This week  it was cunently reported that the I  Miner-Giuves syndicate were about to j Residence no 10,  add 100 men to the force now employ-  1       1       1      �� I    Telephone  ed.     Inquiry   at the 'local office re-J menu  Graduate Pennsylvania College   of Dental  Surgery, 1'hiladt.lphla, Pa.   Licentiate of British  Columbia.  GRAVKS-WIl.I.IAJIS BLOCK,  PHOKKIX, n. C  Over Hank of Commerce, Greenwood.  Columbia Phone _S*o. iG  Vernon & Kelson, No. 80. -  Greenwood  and  make  appoint-  Codes: Bedford McNeill's; Clough's  0000  [P. 0. Box 33.  H     ��     V_/��  Lethbridge Gait  COAL  McARTHUR,  .Bt|_ff^^^*a^i^^  1.01  .....CHRISTMAS SELECTIONS  VE  -UNTIf, YOU SKI. OUK-  &���_  Dressing Casks. Manicurk Sets  Perfume Atomizers.   ���     �� Toilet Sets.   *  Purses. Etc., Etc  J. B. BOYLE,  DRUGGIST and STATIONER. gravks-wilmams b  V. & N. riJL. NO. 16. SIGHT  I1  ?._  __��l  STOCKS, MINES,  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE.  The Ontario Accident Insurance Co.  The London Guarantee and Accident Co., Ltd.  The Registry Company of North Amertca.  The New York Life Instnance Co.  l'hoenix Assurance Co., of London, Eng.  British America Assurance Co.  .\ ."stern Assurance Co.  Houses lo Let.    Lots for sale or Lease in Old Ironsides sub-division.  List your Stocks with me.    Correspondents  in Rossland, Spokane and Toronto. . '.    .  OFFICE-Graves-Williams ' Block,  0000  $��g=. P. C. McArthur aud Geo. E. Breakenridge, Selling  Agents Original Phoenix Townsite.  We have.ordered a large assortment of X-MAS .GOODS,  to be here in good time for the Holiday Trade, consisting of I  | Ladies' and Gentlemen's X-mas novelties, and a complete assortment of   hildren's Toys, in Dolls of all lands;  Also Games,  Such as Bagatele Fort, Etc,  Air Pistols,  Repeating Air Rifles.  Plying Birds,  H Windmills,  M Mechanical Toy Locomotives,  m    and all kinds of  H Mechanical Toys.  ���*��_?-  ,-** .-���<5->  ���k^^m^wM  :THE TOWN OF  is scarcely a year old, and is  most talked of Camp in  PHOENU  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  J and Ladies'and Gents' ;  I Pocket Books,  and everything  suitable  Nice X-mas Presents.  The daily ore  shipments to the smelters  at Trail and   Granby  average   600 tons,  or  18,000 tons,per month.  At this rate the  total  shipments for the year  will  reach . the   grand  aggregate of   260,000  tons,which places Phoenix iu the foremost list  of shipping camps in  the Pacific Northwest.  Phoenix is destined to  be the largest and most  . prosperous    camp  British Columbia.  Are  You  Looking  For a  -_��_>  Location?  ���<?���.. v-  ?.)���;.���  rrr _t_tjf_ cr?~" *r"* a^H>��8��mw^^

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