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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 26, 1905

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 ��I  Boundary Mines PnK  duced $12,500,000 in  value within five years.  **8hlatiTe  ������.fea  Mi'l  Phoenix is the (Centre  ^^^ ������J^^ding  Mining  Gamp" of Boundary, J  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL. aug2����05  c_   >  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District ^-c7*ORl A, ^' ^  Vol.. VI.  i.\    PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 26,   1905.  '. ;No.-42.'.\/:j|:'  ��%&M^W^#g&^&fej&M  1  1  i  I  I  I  t  I  ft  SI  Q  i  %  k  I  THE  SUMMER  SALE  ���m  FOR TEN DAYS ONLY  Its the cleau-upof* all Summer Goods  and Short Euds, left over from the season's  business, and must be sold at ridiculously  low prices'.  Ladies Waists   >\ Childreos Dresses  65 Ladies White  Lawnand Muslin  Waists, this season's styles; j!  $ .85   ines$ .60 ii  1.00       "       .85 '  1.25       "       .95 |  1.75       ':      1.35  Also 20 Colored  Muslin Waists at  a sacrifice.  in: Ginghams and  Muslin's well  made ,neatly trimmed. The correct  thing- for school  children.  $.=.90 lines  $ .60  1.00��>^%;.e3^  1.50  -**'       1.15  SPEND MILLION IN PHOENIX  New Smelter and Extensive Program of Development Has Been Mapped Out.  HOTEL KEEPERS  ARE ORGANIZED  Have  "We expect to build a new smelter j ciding on initial steps for the extensive  in the Boundary at an eatly date," said  Mr. Samuel Newhouse, Wednesday to  the Pioneerman. "The present smelter which the Dominion Copper Co.  owns at Boundary Falls, recently, acquired in a deal for the 'Ipntreal &  Boston mines, is not adapted for econ-  omical operation. It has no ore bin  room, "or coke bin room, and is lacking  in room for, a slag Jump. The"slag  dump room should be sufficient to last  25 years At least in building a smelter.  We have not yet decided where the  smelter will ��be constructed, but it is  likely to be either  at  Greenwood   or  operations which the company is about  to undertake here.  When asked as to when active operations at the properties were to be  undertaken, Mr. Newhouse said : "Inside, of ten days, systematic development will be under way at the Brooklyn, Stemwinder and Rawhide mines,  and we shall employ just as large a  force as we can "to advantage. Con  siderable work must be done before  the properties are ready to maintain  an output of 1,000 tons of ore per  diem, the amount which we expect to  ship when our preparations are all completed. This means the deepening of  the Brooklyn shaft, and extensive work  at the Stemwinder and Rawhide,  the  Midway, inducements being offered by j ^tter   being,   of course,   a quarrying  ,        '.1 '      "���������   -��� ���       J-1 proposition.    -  both places. . , j     Referring   to   the   new   machinery  Mr;Newhouse is Ahe.man.tgingdi-fequipment which it has been fully de-  rector  of the Dominion Copper Co.,  cided to install, Mr. Newhouse said :  "We shall not decide on this equip-  Dead Beats   Will   Not  Easy Time.  Those interested in the hotel business  in l'hoenix have formed an organization to be known as the Hotel Keepers  Association of l'hoenix, with the following officers : President, James Marshall ;ist vice-president, John A. Mc  Master; 2nd vice-president, M. H. Roy;  treasurer, R. V. Chisholm; secretary,  David Oxley. I here are about ,15  members, every hotel in the city being  represented. ���..-.���  The association was formed for the  purpose of conserving the interes's of  the members. Regular monthly meetings, will be held and extra meetings  on call, and those who have made a  practice of beating hotels are likely to  find themselves brought up with a  sharp turn should anything of the kind  occur hereafter,  DON PEDRO  PLEASED THEM  Chicago Party Were  Visitors  I Here.  -    ���    - -    &-  i ....   ,.....i  I Boundary Mining Notes I  Was Their First Trip to the  Boundary.  25 per cent discount on all  broken lines in Ladies White  Wear. , !  Ladies and Ohildrens Par-  aso" s, Summer Hats etc^ at  cost.     - * "T  Don't Miss This  Opportunity.  THE  ijy _-o___s  yt*m*m*mm&*m  THIS   WEEK  Apples    -;  Crab Apples  Plums  Prunes        "  Pearls  Watermelons  Cantelopes  In Abundance  Fruit Jars all Sizes.  1THOM  Ltd., and made the trip to Phoenix  'with a party'of Ne��r York 'men who  are interested, travelling in a private  Pullman coach,.-formerly"jay Gould's  car. .While the party'was here, the  members' visited the company's Brooklyn, Stemwinder, Rawhide and Idaho  'mines in this camp,.being accompanied  by. the~resident 'manager, T�� R. Drum-  iiiohd, as wellas the ; smelter at Boundary Falls. When fn Phoenix they  were also shown over the Granby  mines by Supt. Hodges. / The full personnel of the party was as follows :  '������;~;-.'      /.'"    Time !��� The Party.  Warner Miller, formerly United  States'.! senator.-' from New York state,  president of the Dominion Copper Co.;  John M.. Shaw, of the bailking firm of  f. B. Russell & Co., New York, treasurer of "the"Dominion " Copper Co.;  Maurice and Alyin Untermeyer, brother  and son of Samuel Uhtermejer, of the  firm of Guggenheimer, Untermeyer &  Marshall, the famous New York corporation lawyers"; Samuel Newhouse,  of Salt Lake city, one of the most successful niming operators of the west,  who spent a cool million on the Cactus mine, in southern Utah, before  yetting one cent in return> and is also  one of the owners 6f the Highland  Boy andUtah Combinations; W. M.  Donald, of the banking house of Don-  atd, Grant & Co.', New York, and one  ot the governors of the New York  stock' exchange; John C Mannibn," a  mining man of New. York, .who has  large South African mining inteiests;  C. L Constant^ a prominent mining  engineer, ' of -New York; M./M. Johnson, chief consulting Engineer o. the  ���'Dominion Copper Go.iV.and.-W. C.  Thomos,' smelter superintendent for  the, same company.   ���  Fall Force la'Tea D��yg. ���  ; Mr. NeV.liduse and Mr. Untermeyer  were the leading-.-spirjts in the reorganization of the Dominion Copper Co.,  wljich.now owns some of the best properties in the Boundary, located in this  camp. The visit was for the purpose  of looking over the properties, and de-1  ment for a few weeks yet at least, and  of course it will take some time to  manufacture and install it. About the  first of September I ;shall send.a competent-engineer here; Mr. Gerald B.  Street, who will make a complete survey of the .'company's properties, der  ciding the strike of the ore bodies, etc.  Then we will know^where to install  the large central plant.'from which the  several mines will get the necessary  power. To make 1 His, survey will ��� re  quire a-little time^:and when it is completed, the. directors''-: will decide just  what-will be done."-   .  May Operate the Present Smelter.  "It is possible," continued Mr. New-  house, "that we may decide, after considering everything, to blow in the  present smelting plant at Boundary  Falls and operate for a short time���a  few months-���for you know we must  study our ores and determine the best  smelter practice of treating the same.  As I s;.y, there is impossibility of our  doing this.;---. In; any &^hf, how-ever^we  have practically decided to build a new  smelter to treat our ores at a point yet  to be determined."  It is understood that the company  is ready to spend-a million dollars in  the Boundary.  ;: Senator Miller stated that all details  of the transfer from the Montreal &  Boston has beerrcompleted, and that  ample capitaljis in the treasury for all  purposes to "carry out the extensive  programme outlined by the directors.  A meeting of the board is to be held  on their return to New York, when the  head, office will be transferred from  Toronto to New York, and a number  of important matters settled.'  Morris Untermeyer, a member of  the -legal firm above referred to, and  himself counsel for the Dominion  Copper Co.,stated that the members of  the parly were greatly pleased with the  company's properties which they had  examined. They had matters now in  shape where they had plenty of money  to' spend on them, and they intended  to spend it to the best possible advantage; and with the least possible delay.  The party left over the Great Northern Wednesday, intending to visit the  Portland Exposition before . returning  east. '  Dellthtcd With the dranby.  This week George F. Peck, of Grand  Rapids, Mich., was a visitor here, on  his way to the Portland Exposition.  Mr. Peck is a shareholder in the Granby Co., and stopped.at the smelter before coming to Phoenix. Here he was  shown over the mines by Supt. Smith;  To a Pioneer man he expressed himself as simply astonished at what he  had seen of the company's operations,  which he said were away beyond what  he had imagined j although he is 3 regular reader of the Pioneer. He was  particularly impressed with the economy with which ore was extracted and  treated at the smelter, and left on  Wednesday feeling. that the visit was  well worth while, and that his investment was an excellent one.  Mr. Peck, who is a prominent grocer  in the Michigan city, was accompanied  by a friend, Henry F.Walch, a gentleman who enjoys the distinction of having been a United States court stenographer for more than 40 years���one of  the oldest in the service���-having used  the first typewriter that was invented.  All Over the Boundary  BRING SUIT  FOR $17,440  Munroes Against Montreal &  Boston.  Latter Will Bring a Criminal  Action.  In connection wi'h the visit this  week of the officials of the Dominion  Copper Co. to Phoenix, a prelty legal  fight is brewing between Munroe &  Munroe and H. T. Pemberton of the  Montreal & Boston Consolidated, and  the officials of the Dominion company,  which assumed certain liabilities of the  former company in taking over the  properties. In an interview in the  Spokane Spokesman-Review this week,  Maurice Untermeyer is quoted as follows :  "There is a serious legal question in  connection with the company's affairs  as they now stand," said Mr. Untermeyer, who is general couirsel' for the  company, "and you may quote me as  follows : We found that certain employes of the former company, who  were representing the company in a  fiduciary capacity, have been dipping  their hands into the treasury. An action for accounting has been commenced against one H. T. Pemberton.  Actions for accounting will be taken,  against these parties and criminal proceedings instituted. A. M. Whiteside  of Greenwood, is the company's local  attorney and has these matters in hand.  No efforts will be spared to bring these  people to book."  Suit has already been commenced  by Munroe & Munroe against the  Montreal & Boston for the sum of  517,449, which evidently the new officials of the Dominion Copper Co. have  declined to pay. There is no douht  but that Mr. Untermeyer will fight this  suit to the bitter end, and if he carries  out his intentions there will soon be  other actions at law pending, with interesting developments to follow. The  new company's operations, however,  will not be affected in the least. Warner Miller and Leopold Herrmann,  both of New York, are president and  secretary, respectively, of both the  Montreal '& Boston Consolidated and  the Donvnion Copper Co.  J. A. Morrin returned to Midway  Tuesday,. taking with him Alex.  Strachan and a crew of four carpenters  to. erect the firm's new store building  there.  Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker, went  over to Rossland Tuesday to attend  the annual financial district meeting of  the Methodist church, and will be  there till Monday next.  W. T. Choate, C. P. R. agent at  Eholt, is acting as dispatcher at Nelson for three months. E. H. Trethe-  way, relieving agent, is at Eholt in Mr.  Choate's place.  Pa'rick Welch, the railway contractor, was in the city this week. He has  recently received a $2,000,000 contract  on the Alaska Central railway, and has  sent his brother, Martin Welch, to that  icy country.  W..-H. P. Clement, of Grand^Eorks,  has been appointed county court judge  of Kootenay, vice Andrew Leamy,  deceased.  Mrs. B. F. Petch"died at her home  in Greenwood last week Friday, after  an extended illness, having been in the  hospital for some months.  At the meeting of the Boundary  Creek license commissioners, held at  Midway last week, no new licenses  were granted, those having applications  in withdrawing them. Several trans  fers, however, were passed favorably  upon.  Last Saturday night John Mitchell,  dairyman at Eholt, committed suicide  by shooting himself at his home. He  had been drinking quite heavily and  became despondent Mrs. Mitchell  was absent at the time but returned  on Sunday. Monday Dr. Kingston,  coroner, of Grand Forks, was in Eholt,  but decided that an inquest was unnecessary, under the circumstances.  Mitchell had resided at Eholt for  several years.  Sketch lor New City Hall.  Mayor Rumberger and Aldermen  Brown, Marshall and Carson were present at this week's meeting of the city  council. A bill of $6 from the Rossland Engineering Works was paid, and  one of $26 from the Phoenix General  Hospital, for care of James Hicks, was  turned down, it being claimed that  Hicks was not a city patient.  Trades License Amendment by-law  was read a second time, and a sketch  by H. A. Wright for a new city hall  was submitted to the council. The  mayor was requested to consult with  Mr. Wright further and secure plans  for the new building for approval. An  estimate of $4,000 for tts cost has been  made.  Last Wednesday a party of four  Chicago gentlemen completed ah examination of the properties of the  Chicago British Columbia Mining Co.,  which are located in Skylark camp,  about two miles and a half from Phoenix. In the party were John Gerts,  vice-president of the company, who is  a piano manufacturer; Nic Kuhnen,  treasurer, a wagon manufacturer; Theo.  T. Mueller, in the employ of the city  of Chicago, and Louis Warneke, a  prominent business man in the Windy  City. They were met here by Harry  H. Shallenherger, the manager of the  company, who showed them over the  property.  On their return the visitors expressed  themselves as more than pleased with  the resullt of the development thus far  at the high grade mines of the company. They had never been in the  Boundary-before, and stopped off here  while out west on a trip to the Portland Exposition. Mr. Gerts, who last  year erected a building in his home city  that cost $200,000, stated that the  visit was a most interesting one to him,  and he was glad to have been able, to  see the company's mines. .  i, The ground owned consists of the  Lake, ldola, Yellowstone fraction,  Creicent fraction and Don Pedro, 177  acres in all. Considerable work has  been done on the Lake claim, where  there is a 165 foot shaft, with crosscuts  and good ore. But lately the work  has been going on at the Don Pedro,  whereore is being stoped from a 96  foot drift in the 80 foot shaft that is  expected to give better than $100 per  ton in gold, silver and copper. A  shipment to.-the smelter will soon?-be  made.  WILL BE READY  IN SIX MONTHS.  The Skylark was among the high  grade.shipping mines this last:week,cvF|  A car of ore "was hauled' from tbe  Mavis this week for shipment to "the  smelter.  Knight & Stone are doing diamond  dirlhng at the Nickel Plate mine, Camp  Hedley. :>rp" .  Ore hauling from the Crescent mine  to the C. P. R. at Greenwood, was  started this' week.       '���:' ;�������������� .H^H ���4t r'i7  At the Emma the main,incline shaft  is now down 150; feet, where croscut-  ting is going on..     ������-'';  Six furnacesare now in blast at the ���'*  Granby smelter, and by September 1st  No. 7 will  be ��blown  in  and  No. 8  shortly thereafter.  It is reported that more than $7,000  was realized from a two car shipment *  from   the   Providence   mine  recently,  or an average of over $ 190 per ton.  On the Gold Bug the tunnel is now  in about 330 feet, being driven by  days labor since the 30b foot contract  was completed by Martin McHale.  Last week a .Byron & Jackson centrifugal pressure electric pump was in-  " ~  stalled at the 400 foot level of the Old  Ironsides   mine   by Electrician Lane.  The pump is operated   by a  75-h.p.  Westinghouse motor, and has a capa-   '  city of 306 gallons per minute against    ���  a 500 foot head.    It was furnished by;  :  the Canadian Fairbanks Co., Ltd.  The^British Columbia  Copper -.Co,    .  is now!operating five separate.groups .  of mine's as   follows :     Mother Lode  group, Deadwood camp,   S.   C.   Hol-  man, superintendent; Emma, Summit  camp;  Sunset  group, near. Princtton,  Foreman   Morrison   in charge;  Apex  group, back of Hedley,  Foreman Hall    j  in charge; Grant group, near Chesaw,  Harry Johns in charge.  SHORT STRIKE IN  THE CROW'S NEST  But  New  Rev. E. P. Flewelling, formerly vicar  of the Church of England in Phoenix,  but who has spent the last two years  in Dawson, is reported to have accepted the rectorship of the Church of  England in Greenwood.  Mrs. W. B. Willcox left for Seattle  Tuesday, where she will visit her  mother and afterwards take in the  Portland Fair. She was accompanied  by her little daughter Elizabeth.  A. H. Sheppard returned this week  from a five weeks' prospecting trip in  the Cascade range. He located half a  dozen golden and silver claims about  40 miles northeast of the head of Butte  inlet, and may return to that country.  He left yesterday for Spokane to place  his two boys in school.  Chief Engineer J. H. Kennedy, of  the V., V. & E., went out on the Gt.  Northern Thursday, bound for Ottawa,  where he will appear before the railway commission on August 29th. He  made the trip from Princeton to Phoenix in a little over two days, using  special teams most of the distance.  Chief Engineer Hoagland, of the Great  Northern, is continuing on through the  Hope mountains.  Three.    Compartment  Granby Shaft.  J. P. Graves, general manager of  the Granby Co., came up from Spokane Thursday with Mrs. Graves and  Supt. Hodges, and will return probably  today. While here Mr. Graves went  over the company's mines with Mr.  Hodges and Mr. Smith, and discussed  further enlargements and improvements  for the properties.  He stated that the new three compartment shaft will be completed in  about six months, in time for the installation of the extensive head works  equipment, for which specifications are  now being prepared and tenders invited. Meanwhile the exploration of  the 400 foot level is steadily going on  with crosscuts and drift=, and the  winze from the 300 foot to the 400  foot level is also being steadily sunk  to the 500 foot level, some distance of  this incline being already attained,  Latest Prices la Metals.  New York���Copper, electrolytic, $16.-  00@$16.25; Ukfi. $lti.00@ 16.25  Bar Silver, 61 >��  Lead. $4.60 at $4.75.  Coal Miners   Were  Out  Two Days.  Last Saturday the miners employed  by. the*;Crow's .Nest Pass Coal Co., at"  Fernie, '��� Michel and Morrissey, qtlit  work at the tall of President Sherman,  of the United Mine Workers of America, the reason given being that the  company had repeatedly broken the  explicit agreement made but a few  months: ago. Blacksmith's wages had  been cut, among other things.  Supt. Drinnan, however, met a committee of the miners, and agreed to  their requests until the return of General Manager Lindsay, who is now  away on a trip to England, when the  entire matter will be gone over by both  parties.:  Considerable concern was felt lest  the strike might be extended, and  again affect the smelters of Kootenay  and Boundary in the coke supply, and  thereby cause a shut down of the  metalliferous mines. This danger,  however, has been averted lor the  present, and it is believed that the  matters in dispute will be satifactorily  arranged.   ���  Granby officials have found it necessary this week to have men watch  the bush fires from the Bonnington  power line right of way. Thursday a  hose line was stretched from the compressor building, as a matter of precaution. The fire that has been burning in Skylark camp for some weeks, is  working up this way and doing much  damage to standing timber.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  lor 1900,   for noi Iu- <  Tlie following table give, the ore ���htpmeut* of Boundary mine*  ' loo'i for 190J for 1904, aud looj. aa reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Mink. Camt.        io��      1901  Granby Mines ."..Plioeuix 64.SM   '3'.7*J  Snowshoe Phoenix        J97       1,731  B   C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwood  Bonnie Belle Deadwood     1 > Montreal 8c Boston Cou.  . >      Brooklyu-Stemwlnder Plioeuix  ���  Kuwhide - Phoenix  :   <���     Sunset Deadwood   oo>  , l     Mountain Rose Bjnimit    Athelstaii-Jaclcaot Wellinnton     i.joo 550  {    Dominion Copper Co.  ���     Brooklyn-Stemwinderd,nip..rhoenix   15��  $ Morrison Deadwood    ^ B C. Mine Summit ig,4��4     47.4<>5  tool  309,858  20.900  tooj  393.7m  71,311  1904  J49.7��J  ���9 5  J77.153  HmsI  Wrel; ,  9'37<  5J40      99.0J4    14l.3��    US.079    174.J98    108,954      3.33S  K. Bell Summit  Kniuia Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Palis White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carmi West Fork  Providence Providence  F.lkhoru Providence  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  K. P. O.Mine Skylaik  A Bay Skylark  Kuby Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous   650  1.076  2, ISO  1,040  ��75  665  3,000  5V>  7.4SS  150  14,811  560  8,53<��  785  615  482  3,060  890  319  ��� 5.73I  "iM6  25.95��  3,070  3.150  4i5*��  3.339  19,305  6,400  32,937  15.537  303  37.960  16,400  3.450  304  2,435  33     993  400  726  3*5  52  50  300  167  43.179  33305  B55  4,747  1,730  7.158  3.5SS  1,833  33  150'  30  310  1 0  378  5S9  3(5  73  3,33o       3.450  325  500  750  > Total, tons    96,600  I Smelter treatment���  > Granby Co     63.387  I    B.C. Copper Co    ~���. -  k    Montreal & Boston Con���   390,800   508.876   690,419   829,808   571,007    I3,��75 '  330,838  117,611  313.340  148,600  401,921  162.913  132.S70  596.252  210,484  10,130  3*7.02!  120,1.(0  '1.433  1 1,102- f  3.<<5<>' I  Total reduced    63,389   348.439   460,940   697,404   U37,o��6   5��5.5J-I   '5.<>5* '  ^ffl  ���mm  mm  mm  ���fill!  UMi  ���mm  ������������'!$ II  ������������Mffl  7,'&V$.,'t^  >t;'i X' ''���-. D,  .i��.'!.ft Kg  �����P   i  ,   ft  r1  .���1  h  5 J1  J'  A  n:  r <\Psi  K>"  m  1  M  ml  rwrt    ���  Is  t" -1-  ���T��f��  imnuii iUlUffUWn'JI.MIIHia THE PHOENIX PIONEBB.  M  : Si r  i'  If  I  ;�����  H"  Perfect Ii> Flavor  rich strong^d^licious--andiat the same time moderate  ...".in;'-:*|irice. ,;-i,-    r ^.^l >tf-:*  is the ideal beverage for Canadians.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  1MOKD ON SATDKDAT8 BY TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT FBOBNIX. B. C  W. B. WILLCOX. MANAQtn.  ~ . _i.__ . 1 Business office No. 14.    .  TcUphoou }_.���,,,,���>. residence, No. ij.  MOTES AND BEAMS.  lOIKIimOSB IK AOVAKCB.  For Year ���.������ ������"' **-00  ���is Month! - �����  '�����  irrouarcnotaiubactiber to thl�� paper, this  U *n ImrlUtlon to vou to beconie oue.' '  -..:.,, ~  Advertising rates lurnisliea on ��ppI!c��tlon.  legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.   >  Four wetklr Insertions constitute one mouth's  *l��frt sing  ���905         AUG.  i9��5  Sua. Mm. T��*t. Wed.  Tbu.  Fr..  Sit.  67      8      9    10  13    ��4    15    J6    f7  ��o    21     22 " 23    24  ��7    ��8    ��9    3��    31  4  11  18  s  12  19  26  CULTIVATING THE PHOENIX SPIRIT.  If there is a place in the different  minings sections of British1 Columbia  that has made more substantial, steady,  reliable progress in the lait five years  than Phoenix, we have yet to hear of  - it. We had what'is commonly known  as a-boom^hefe some' years ago, and  we experienced the settling down���to  say nothing-of settling up���time that  followed it.- -We know exactly- what  that sort of -thing means, and having  tried both we are "satisfied that the  good old method of natural growth is  the most satisfactory, in the long run,  to all-concerned.  But do the residents of this little  city,' situated nearly 5,000 feet among  the clouds, realize what nature has  done for them in its entirety? We  think we do, sometimes, but the  chances are. that we fail to grasp its  full significance���to understand what  it means for; the years to come. We  have all heard the stories of our large  mines,. again and again. Some,of us  have seen them and examined them,  and yet failed to appreciate their lasting worth as an industrial backing for  decades to come' to the country in  general. ' *     '  In all communities there are, and always will be, individuals who are unable to make, good, no matter how  favorable the conditons may be. Such  people have resided in Phoenix-. But  the "man"who mixed sufficient capital  with his brains, in'a business' way, in  Phoenix has made a is'uccess of it; as'  he always .does wherever he may casi'  his lot.  What is needed is the greater cultivation of the Phoenix spirit���the belief that we have the backing that will  some day make this one of the most  famous and prosperous mining' camps  in the west. The handwriting is on  the wall, and it cannot be evaded,  whatever we, in our humble opinion,,  may think about it.  Phoenix has a clima'e second to  none. The summers and autumns are  all that could be desired, not too warm  or too cold. The winters are sometimes a trifle long, but when it comes  to comfort, the mercury is usually from  ten to twenty degrees higher here i'n  winter than in other places in the district And then, we get some value  out of our winters, for we have enough  of them so that winter sports can be  enjoyed to the full���which is one of  the compensations for their length.  Residents of Phoenix have much to  be thankful for, and they should show  it by always saying a good word for the  place, by patronizing home institution.'  whenever possible���in this way showing their faith in the.ultimate greatness  and importance of the place, which is  now settled beyond peradventure.  Cultivate the Phpienix spirit.., 1  ,.  .buncan Ross, M.P., on his return  from Ottawa, immediately proceeded  to stir things up through the 'columns  of his paper, the Greenwood Times.  Mr. Ross made certain charges against  the Boundary Creek license commissioners and against. George A. Fraser,  M.L.A., in connection therewith. As  to their truth or "falsity we are not  authoritively informed, and doubtless  the gentlemen interesled will be able:  to take care of themselves',, and in due  time it will be.known, how little or how  much ground there was for the charges.  Buf in the meantime, stories come  from the Okanagan which place Mr;  Ross 'himself in anything, but a favorable light before the electors who sent  him ,to Ottawa. If the tales are true,  Mr. Ross has some explaining to do  himself, and it remains to be seen  whether he can do it to the satisfaction of his constituents, especially  those resident in or near Penticton.  A: H. Wade, postmaster at Penticton, had'been a faithful servant of the!  postoffice department, we are told, for  twenty years, and has recently been  dismissed from the service. This was;  done' in spite of the fact that out of a'  possible 125 signatures', 115 of them  were put down petitioning Mr. Wade's  retention in office. Mr.t Wade's official, superiors are free to" testify to his  faithfulness, integrity and general fitness for .the positidh. Not a word has  been breathed as to his dereliction of  duty. He was merely dismissed, and  that was all there was supposed to be  to the matter.  Whether the dismissal was because  Mr. Wade had moved the postoffice  from his old building to a new one���a  move approved by the postoffice department���or whether he did not see  eye to eye in politics with Mr. Ross, is  not stated openly. The average man,  however, will incline to the latter as the  real cause, and residents of Yale-Cariboo generally, will begladltoJiearwhat  Mr. Ross has to say about the matter.  j STRICTLY BUSINESS  Write advertising as though you expected it to be-believed.  j .    ��� .'      ���     ���    ���  ���   The better  a  man  advertises   the  more he will be able to advertise.  *���--���*  ,   The  danger  of'"over advertising  is  much less than that, of under-advertis  ing.  *  If there's anylhing in your stoie you  think people ought to buy, tell them so  and tell them why.  No man can run a good paper in a  poor' town.  - Are you helping to make  your local pjper a good one ?  -   '   '      '    #  A merchant should not  think -that  even his best customers are so familiar  with his goods and prices that they  know all about it without being informed. - ., *  ���> ' Rossland .shipments last week were  6,120 tons, or 213,213 tons for the  year. -  The second furnace at the new Sullivan silver-lead smelter, at Marysville,  has been blown in.  W. R. Ingalls, the recently appointed Dominion zinc expert, will commence his investigations of the Koote-  nays on September 1st.  Erie Stevensonj lessee- of' the " Old  Crown Point mine, near Rossland,'lias  let a contract for hauling 5,000 tons of  ore. When the last ore was shipped  from this mine, years ago, the freight  and treatment were $9.50 per ton, arid  are how $3.50. : .  ,'. Curd of Thanks.  We wish to express our heartfelt  thanks to the many friends who so  kindly assisted1 us at the time of the  recent passing away of our little  daughter, Rceva May.  ,'Percy Wilkinson,  ���"���/; Mjrs. P. Wilkinson.  ' ���-'��� Coming Evems.  Cf an brook. Labor Day celebration���J  Monday, September 4th. j  Nelson Fair pnen.s Sept. 20th and  closes Sept. 23rd. ...'..' j  Dominion Exhibition at New West-1  minster opens Sept. 27th and closes'  Oct. 7 th. ���"',  Spokane Interstate Fair opens Oct.  9th and closes Oct. 25 th.  The Lewis and Clark Fair at Portland- will close ^Pct., 15th. .......  TENNESSEE COPPER PRESIDENT  A; VISITOR IN PHOENIX.  Was  Escorted  by  J.   E.  McAllister, of the  B. C. Copper Co.  j. Parke Charming, president of the  Tennessee Copper Co:,, was a visitor in  l'hoenix last Saturday, heing .accom  panied by J. E. McAllister,-superintendent of the;Biitish Columbia Cop'-'  per Co.'s smelter at Greenwood. Mr.  McAllister had charge of theTenne  see Copper Co., previous to accepting  his present position, more than two  years ago. Mr. Charming also visited  the properties of the'British Columbia  Copper Co., and she smelting, works of  the Granby Co. at Grand Forks.  In the last few yeais the Tennesee  Copper Co. has forged to the front as  a producer of copper, Last year above  S,000,000 pounds of refined copper  were produced by the company, this  year it is likely to be about 10,000,000  pounds, and next year, owing to improvements and enlargements, it is expected to be close to 20,000,000. The  company's mines and smelter are  located at or near Copperhill, Polk  county, Tennessee, and emplcy abom  70b men. The mines are developed  to a depth of some 600 feet, and have  nearly 3,000,000 tons blocked out, the  ore being low grade, running from z"/a  to 4% copper. The smelting plant  was designed by Mr. Channing, and  consists of three water jacket blast  furnacas,'with a capacity of some 1,500  tons of ore daily. The company operates its own line of railway from mines  to smelter, which are close to the state  line of Georgia.  Mr. Channing was much interested  with what he saw of the practice of  mining and smelting in the Boundary,  of which he had previously heard a  good deal.'  COLEMAN'S RECORD COAL OUTPUT.  International   Mine  Ships Fourteen Hundred  Tons Saturday.  Coleman's big coal mine made a  great record for its.'lf Saturday, surpassing all previous figures for a day's  output by a single shift, says the Frank  Paper. The output amounted to 1400  tons, all of which was taken by the C.  P.R. This was done without in any  way robbing the mine, as with each ton  of coal taken out more ground is being  opened up, so swelling the reserves of  the property. The company is exceed  ingly pleased with the way things are  going at its mine, and Manager Galer  states that were three shifts working an  output of 3000 tons of coal per day  could be maintained with equal ease.  In addition to the coal being shipped, there is a certain quantity being  handled daily through the coke ovens,  the output of which is sent to British  Columbia points. . With the new cok  ing seam being opened, the company  is preparing plans for the early con  struction of 100 additional coke ovens  giving a total of upwards of 200.  These when finished will be worked to  the limit.  The situation at Coleman is steadily  improving and there is every ��� assurance  that  the  town has a prosperous  future.         Eastern Excursions via Oreat Northern R'y.  The Great Northern railway is offering round trip tickets from Phoenix to  the following points, good for ninety  days at the following rates : St. Paul  and return, $55.10; Chicago and return, $66.60; Omaha and return,  $58.25; Kansas City, Mo., $60.85.  Selling dates, August 24th and 25th,  and Sept. 16th and 17th. H. A. Jackson, G.P.A., Spokane, VVash.; M. M.  Stephens, agent, Phoenix, B.C.  Popular and Picturesque.  The only thing necessary to make  the Denver and Rio Grande the most  popular, as it has ever been known the  most pleasant and most picturesque  way to cross the continent, has come  about. .This is the establishment of  through sleeping car service.  ' In connection with the O.R. & N. a  through Pullman Standard Sleeper i  now run from Portland to Denver,  leaving Portland at 8.15 p.m., arriving  at Salt Lake at 8.40 a.m. the second  morrting, leaving Salt Lake at 3.50 p;  m. and arriving at Denver 4.20 p m.  the following day. This schedule  gives passengers sev^n hours stop over  in Salt Lake, affording an opportunity  to visit the Mormon capital as well as  a daylight ride through tlie grandest  tcenery in the world.  Fpr reservations in this car and for  illustrated booklets picturing the scenery contiguous jto the Denver & Rio  Grande, praying )t ��0 be the '-Scenic  line of the World/' wrife tq Vy. C. Mc-  Bride, General Agent, 124 Third street,  Portland.  Kootenay  p&eering  NELSON; B. C.  Founders Olid Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  Minim, anil Mill Machinery. Ore Cars, Buckets, Tanks, etc. Iron and Brass Castings. A large and complete stock  ifii.2 ��� 2.,^i,l,.��. Fit "inn etc aiwav* on hand; Pulleva, Flange*, etc., made to order on short notice. All  br^If^ without delay."  EstimStee for all classes of work furnished upon appli  cation.   Special attention given to mail ordeia.   Scrap Iron bought bythe carload.  Office and Works, ; ��� B  Foot of Park Street.  C. TRAVIS, Manager, p- ��-$SJ��i c.  4 Aire Yoii^Gblng East.   .���.-".-."  OivAugust 24: and'-25 *nd Septem  ber 16 and 17, the Canadian Pacific  railway will sell at Nelson, Rossland  and Trail 90 day round trip tickets to  Winnipeg, SfcPaul,; Duluth, Fort ;Wilr  Ham for $5,2.56' and to Chicago $64.  Corresponding rates'will be made from  all Kootenay points. ���   '.._.'.  r Through round; trip tickets will be  sold on the same dates to Toronto,  Montreal, and all points in Ontario,  Quebec, 'Maritime' provinces, New  York' and New .England states, good  on all rail or lake'routes, at special ex  cursion rates.  For full particulars, first class, or  tourist sleeper reservations, apply to J.  S. Carter, D.P.A., Nelson, or local  agent.' '[        ;".;'. .  The Illinois Central  Maintains unexcelled service from  the west to the east and south, making  close connections with trains of all  transcontinental lines. Passengers are  given their choice ol" routes to Chicago, ��� Louisville, Memphis a;<d New Orleans, and through these points to the  far east.  Prospective travellers desiring information as to the lowest rates and best  routes are invited to correspond with  the following lepresenti'itives: B. H.  Trumbull, Commercial Agent, 142  Third St , Portland Ore.; J. C. Lind-  sley, Trav. Passenger Agent, 142  Third, St., Portland, Oro.; I'aul B.  Thompson, Passenger Agent, Coleman  Building, Seattle, Wash.  D. J. MATHESON,  ! INSURANCE AGKNT,    ;.; .  KIKE, LIFE, ACC DENT.  Umuiuiwtioiier fur taking Arfliluvlla.  PH'oy.Nrx, B. C  GEORGE GIBSOX  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM/  Hotel Balmoral .,  ...  Cor. Viral & KuoU Hill Are.   I HOEN.1X, 11. C.  William Matheson, Prop.  Everything New;;��  Spokane Falls  &  Northern Ry,  The only all rail route between points  east, weft and south lo RoHglanii. Kelson, Gnuid Forks and Republic.  Buffet curs run between Spokane and  Nel?on.  KKVKCTIVK MARCH  j   looj  I.eHve Arrive  lo:ooa.iu Phoenix 5;jo p.m.  9:45 .1  iu    hpokttne 6 30 p    m.  .1 o#a. m KoK&!an<l 4 55 p.m.  9*ion. 111 r*   . *>u 6.35 p.m.  moon  111. . T Gitedd Korks 3 50D.U1.  7:00 a. 111 k��nul>lic 6 30 p. in  Save  TiDlC all the time  nt using  GREA'  W'  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL I'OINIS KAST.  .  Tickets   to Portland Fair   and return  $22.50 good for 30  oays.  I'uloce and Tourist Sleepers, BuUel  Library Carp, Mtxleru day Coaches, Dining Cais, Meals a 1-a Carte.  Best Meals on Wheels.  2 Fast  Trains  Daily 7  ���*���* HAST AND WEST. ���**  (Kor rules and folders and full information regmdine trips call on or addreia  any auent of the S: F. & N." Railway or  LeHov Tuckhi H. Brandt,  G.K.&P.A., C. P. AT. A.,  Spokane.        701 W. Riverside,  VVbsIi. Spokane, Wn.  M. M. Stephens, Agent  Plioeuix, B. C.  CAP P. I ACliS    AN I)    Of H 1��R-   RIGS  -HORSES AND ^ADDLES.- SEVERAL  "^HUNDREUCORDSOF DKY   WOOD  ��� ' Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit Nevy and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  .. ; patronage solicited.     'Phone'37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., ]       PHOENIX, 11. C.  Q^0++*4^**4*****&***+4r*��'*4��-0*** \  P. Burns & Co.  PrfOKNlX  MARKET.  HKAl) OKKICK KOR HOUNDAKV CKKCK, UKKKNWOOU, B. C.  HKADQUAkl'KKS, NKI.SON, II. C.  U.. Wholesale and Bctail fleat tterchaats.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Porks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Vniir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  5cM!��.��S**��.��>s>)t>)��^��*^��.'��>��M'j^^^  i  DRINK  1  Phoenix Beer ?  1  \  �����  Made fiom the BEST MALT anc   PUREST      ��� -    -  SPRING WATER, it is unexceiled for  quality.    Ask for PHOENIX  BEER   and  insist  on having it  PHOENIX BREWERY,  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standakd Avx. and Banner St. :-: PHOENIX, B.C.  I Phoenix-  g����w��>*. Stage Line  ��� Leave Phoenix.   -     9.00 a. iri.V '���   ''.      \ .  ' ' \ Standard Time*  Leave Greenwood      ?.30 p. in. J >  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  j I. S. McCAGUE,'Proprietor. \  COPPER  The new wlition of the COI'PBK HANDBOOK lint* and rieicritmt 3.311 topper milieu ami cupper, naininif coniPHiiit-e, in all part* of ilits world, ruverinx the  tlobe, there ileiixiptiQna rangititt frcm two linen to 12 pnceiin lei>|{tli, Aa-ontingto  ���mportanco of the tnineu. The description* are not padded, but giv�� fisctf in thp  inont <:oiiden8ed ami iret-at-ahle form.  Th��re aie al��ifli'teen iiiiteellaneuu" rliaptero, devoted to (|ie Hiitorr, Unci,  rehniiiol��Ky, Geography, tieolovry, Ciieiiii��try,Miiier��lo(fy, Mila.lurcy, Kiiiancef  mil PJUtii'titx of 1 'oppvr, rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia of.the ��ul>-  ject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It I* <tka World'* Standard Reference Seek en Capper  Kverv Sfiner, Projpt'rtor, Inv.-stor, Banker, ami Bn>ker need* tho book. Trice  is^5,iu Buckram binding with gilt top, or'|7.60 in full library^ morrocco, and the  book in either binding, will Iwitent, fullv prepaid, on approval, tuanr addrens in  the world, to be paid for if found tfatiafaetory, or m��y returned.witliin a wenkoi re*  cuiptanJ tlie charge  cancelled.    AddrviR the Author and I'uWieher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Pott Office Block. Houfhton. Mlek.. U. S  KingEdward Lodge,No.36  A. F.and A. jY.'.'"'"  K t��ul��r coiiituiinlcnlloii 8 )). 111. scc  ontl Thursday of each uiuiith,  Kmergeiit meetlligB a.called'.Mnsoiiic  11.11, McH.lc illock.  A.H1I.I.IHK,  SM.rct.rv.  ciio. k.dbv,  W.1I.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOU I.OUOK NO.<  Meets every Monday )JreniiiE at Hardy Hall.  Vialting lirctlieru cordmlly invited.  , Tlioa. Jolllisoii, N.I..  IiKO  k. Muau   Krc.Hec'y.  A.S.Willlamsou. Per. flu. Heey  AND  HOi<r��iisc  Union Pacific  AMOunce Rate to Port  Bind fair  From Spokane, $14.95 round trip;  good 30 days. Party often or more  on one ticket, $.11.20, limit 10 days.  Tickets on sale May 29 to October 1 5.  In addition occasion'1 daylight ��� coach  excursions will be run at less than one  fare for round trip. 'Pull particu ars at  O. R. \'-N. OIIICE, '  "   430   R1VERSIDK   AVK.,     ,'  SPOKANE,   WASH  Remember  we've the Short Line  Ticket! 011 ��al�� at alls. F k N. Stations.  For further information aa to ratca. time  trains, equipment, etc., address  GKO. J. MOW.KK,Ucurral Akron.  Biveralde Ave..Sixiknne. Wash  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  -,  ������ .     ^ All  Work-(luaranieeii.  ' '     '-.    . Imported. Goods..  riNE BpOrS ANO SHOES  MADE  TO   ORDER.  PRACIICAI,    MINERS*   A   Nl)   I'kOS  PECIOUb' SHOES   A   SI'ECIAI.TV.  Sliup   mi    I Linn iii.111   Avfinic.  Arerate Pricey ol 'Copper.  ��� Ni-w Y-ii U���  Elcctroblic.                I.11  it.  Monlli.  10114    1005       1004  I'.lOo  Januarv...  .12 410 15 05    12.558  15 12��  February..  .12.063 15.010 12 245  15.136  March....  .12.208 15 20S 12 250  15 045  April   .121*22 14 918 13.120  15 010  May   . 12.758 14 627 13 000  14 820  June   .12.269 14.673 12.301)  14.8r-'  Jaly   .12 270 14,888 12 600  15.(05  Angust   .12.342     12 468     September.  .12.404     12.620     October...  .12 004     13 117  . ��� . .  November.  .14.283      14.455  December.  Year  .14.660     14.850  .12.820     12.996  WANTED.���MEN AND WOMKN WITH.  common-school education, tli.it 'are nnd ���><'  working for small wagon, to ciunlify as siilurird  ���dwrltars or show-card writers ihronirh < .r  tostroctlpfl by mail. Prices low: tcrmx cuiy: 1:0  books to bay.   Seed (or circular. Matin? wln-ic  ?on saw this ad and which position vou wm t.  KTSXNATIONAt.    CoBRESPONDLNCl!    iiLIIOOLi  ���cranton, Pn.  e phoen:  And Boundary Tlining Joyrncsl  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  Iu five years more than 2,500,600 tons of ore have been mined and  siiielted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy. ..   ...   ....', ���  The greatest mines of the boundary are at Phoenix���not" one or five  miles distaut, but in front of; behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe tlte Pioneer can give you the  best, latest, and most reliable news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary.  The  Pioneer  is  worth  $10  per  year���but  it costs  only  $2,  if the coin comes with the order.     Make all orders  payable'to the '' . "    , ;;    ' '   ��� f  ���      ���'���'   '.���  pioneer Publishing Cb^  W. B. WILLCOX, Manaacr. - * Phoenix, British Columbia THE FHOBNT_ PIONEBE.  \)m  To make the best Bread  you must have the  When the dough is flat, sour, heavy,  ����� will- not %ise,���when  tlie  bread  is  soggy,    tasteless,    indigestible���then-,  you have cheap and inferior flour,     H\;  j^YoU' may use -pure: fresh yeast,"  faithfully adhere to the old-time sue-*  cessful bread making traditions, the  methods usually successful���but the  baking turns out badly���simply  because you have not used the right  kind of flour.  Royal Household Flour is purified  ��� and sterilized by electricity, it is therefore uniformly pure and wholesome.  :   And because it is thoroughly purified  it-will yield a sweety wholesome, light;  sponge ?fchat will 'bakennto flaky,*deli^  ciously flavored, nourishing bread or  pastry.  It is really the only, absolutely pure  flour-you can get.  V.  Guaranteed   by   its   makers   and  Branded  Ogilvie's Royal Household Flour.  THErOBSERVATORl >?  +  Things,Talkkd or at  HOM*AKU ELSKWMVKK  1 EASTERN    TO W.N SHIP*   BANK  Summarized    General    Statement  "    QUICK   "ASSETS.  CioM anil Silver Coin ami Dominion Government Hills tn'nank Vaults..;..'..;  t 939594 19  �� Deposit with Dominion Oov't for semri'y of general Hank note citculatlon        100,000 00  �� Amount due from oilier bnnkslii Canada. Great Britain and the United Stales in-  cluding l��ill�� and chequea, all payable on demand    1,278,701 49  Domini'-ii   I* ovIiicih! and oilier marketable Bonds, Debentures and Stocks  held  for investment and reserve  ���   58a 839 61  Call 'oans, repayable oil demand and specially secured by Bonds and Stocks...      3��'.��79 M  '*"rfo-cV;��\��8ET8  HEtD FOR   IMMED'ATE "oEMANPS.......   r.rausand Discounts.;;..;..........;.; :.r.:'.'.   Overdue loans aud debt* (Ions provided for)   .Ilmk premises nnd furniture, rrduced from cost to meet present value ........  Oilier leal est te and as-cls   ...   ..fS.*w.��S-44.  . 12 2*1 740 66  73.��8 94  4*18,248 90  ������  '    79.J3I 44  v-.llyowery's Claim is.schedMed to make  its: appearance once more shortly, be  ing published in Nelson. The colonel  is a free lance, and 'many a man doe.  not 'agree with some of his ideas, but  the majority are'glad to read whai  filters from his upper, slope as the  spirit happens to move. if'.  "����� -'.-'' ���*��� . ''���'''     s'V;  .,"��� Piscatorial devotees in the Boundary  may or may hot 'be,.interested", in "re-  ceipt's for properly, croking the finny  specimens, but here is one, goin^.tlie  rounds, said to be excellent for cooking  a squaw fish : Boil the fish for six  hours} fry, it for two hours, then stretch  it on a boardj'thep nail the board to  the side of a building a-id let the sun  shine on the fish for thrte diys, then  take-the board down; remove the fish  from.ihe board: throw the  fish   away,  and then eat the board.  ' '; -     - �����  " - ', ���,  A baseball editor, with decided re  ligiouV tendencies originates the following : "The devir was the first coacher.  He coached'Eve whetivshe stole-first;'  Adam stole second... When Isaac met  Rebecca "at live well-she was- walking  with a pitcher. .;. Sampson stcuck out a  good many. ftiiies when-lie. beat the  Phillistines. Moses made the first run  when he slew tlie Egyptians. Cane  made a base hit when he slew Abel.  The prodigal son made a home run.  David was a long distance thrower, and  Moses shut'out the Egyptians at the  RedTsea:"The ga'.ne was called whrn  the 'flood came on account of wet  grounds.  J tTIii PIONEER'S    -  Little   Bisgraph.es  tfrXt?:."-..--::-: '��{:-,.; ������.-������.���..<Urr!-":<" .--'H  '  .-.-.     Ol  -.   Boundary, Mining and Smslhng Men  ',;:^;;.'.''.,'II;!''.  ,;',;,',  HARRY-H. SHAU.KNMKRGKR.'  MISS MARIA .PUOHARMB.   .  Every Wotrian in'America is Inter*  tstedin This Young Girfs Experience,  [ft  I Gait Coal  �� _.���_.���,������.  [a delivered to any part of  PELVIC CATARRH WAS  DESTROYING.HER LIFE.  PE-RIJ-NA SAVED HER.  the city.  Hay, G*ai%  Oats, Wheat, Feed.etc.  Large stock.  ��#        Good Dry-''--Wood.  ^  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  J^obWAy^.i},.^^^..,,..    Phoenix, B.C. .  Do You Wcini to Save $25 in W  % 16.034.765 ^  t 11,770,692 So ffi  Total Assetf   -   LIABILITIES.  �� To the Public. ._. ���'��� "��� i   uVatice, surpluHover liabilities to tlie public, represented in Capital, Reserve .,  sud unused profit :........�� 4.264,073 58 ��  J.   MACKINNON,  15U1 May, 1905. General Manager  The Most   Dfelightfui Way To Cross The   Continent  ' L'nrough Salt Lake City, iilunwood Springs, Leadville, Fuel lo,  Colorado Springs and Denver,,  A DaylKghf Ride through Nature^ Art Gallery  Pas.ing Ca��tle Gate, Cation of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.  3 Tost Trains Daily Bet, Qgden and Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SliEK NO FURTHER.  KOR BETTER CAN'T. BE .-FOUND.  Fur Detailed Information, address  W. O.MoHfUDE, <itiiiur>t| Axeiit. 124Tliir4 Streot. PORTLAND. OBEQOX.  u  w  M  4$$ 3 3--a-a��-siffi���-free���  Do Vou  Want A Copy?  M  .There arc a few copies left of the. .Michvmtcr-Number ot  the Pioneer. They were held for a special.order, but were  never claimed, and will be disposed-of to the first-comers.  " ''Jlie' issue'conVains 32 large'page's'and foyer.'.'with, .nearly  100 illustrations, thoroughly describing the large mines and  smelters of the Houndary, "',,���.���.  "'Just the thing to send to friends far away,''telling them of  the Boundary and of Phoenix.  ;The- Pioneer spent a thousand dollars in ��� publishing this  number, but you can get them, while they last, at 25 cents  each. ..-'.'.  ADDRESS,  The Phoenix  PIONEER BLOCK, PHOENIX. B.   C.  'PHONE NO. 14. rl '  The Greenwood Times remarks that  no one has yet signified his Intention  of starting a daily' paper at Midway,  although one 'paper, the' Star,: is now  in' the field, to say nothing of the re-  port".ihat another one will soon appear,  af complete second newspaper plant  being now on the^way: ���'  .-..���1  ���   , -'-.��� "V "  Midway will doubtless be  a good  field for one weekly paper, but when  it comes to a second one, why lhat is  crowding the mourners a trifle. The  promotors of the new weekly must  have-an idea that newspaper publishers  enjoy a bed of roses; that money comes  easy to the man who drives the quill,  and that, therefore, they wiil make an  effort to secure a share of it in the re  juvenated' railwaystgwn. 1 $ Theyi.may  need! the money, but if so, they are  taking the longest and haidest way to  get it. Ask any publisher in the Boun  dary about it. As to a daily, the publishers of both the Greenwood Times  and the Grand Forks Gazette could  give some heartfelt pointers along this  line,  both of those papers having tried  the experiment to their financial cost.  ������  ���Sam Coulter, who has become.famous in Nelson because he was the bone  of contention, as fire" team driver, be  tweeh Mayor .John Houston and a  majority of the city council, is once  more'at his old work. It is, perhaps,  needless to remark that the doughty  John, has been out of the city for a few  weeks. On his return municipal  affairs in Nelson are more than likely  to assume their wonted liveliness���and  Mr. Coulter may be discharged for the  tenth time. Later.���Mr. Coulter has  filially cut the knotty problem by   re  signing:  ���  It has been remarked in Phoenix  lately that more important parties of  mining men from the east have visited  the Boundary this year than ever before'in the history of the country.  Which is another way of saying that  men of means are awakening to the  really "excellent "opportunities here for  the legitimate investment of capital.  The  best "days  of tlie Boundary are  undoubtedly'right aheid of us.  ��� m  According to the  nomenclature  ol  the west 22 good Indians were made  a few days ago near Spence's   Bridge,  on  the main line of the C.P.R., when  that terrible landslide came down and  overwhelmed the little  Indian   village  nestling  at" the 'foot of that particular  mountain  tss  The Golden Star "asserts that ''The  Phoenix Pioneer is boosting that place  as a summer resort;-" and comments  that "Phoenix would make a better  cold storage." Come, now, Peck, we'll  wager some - of' our delinquent subscribers against an equal number from  the Golden printing palace, that official records will'show that for the last  year, or last five yeais, the' average  temperature in Phoenix has been lower  in summer and higher in 'winter than  in any other town in the Kootenays on  theCP.R.  Don't overlook the fact that the  Phoenix Pioneer makes a specialty of  fine job work���the kind that you,  mayhap, have been looking for.  1-Jarry H., Shalleriberger.tlie subje t  of this Little Biography, was   born   at  Brownsville, Penn'., near Pittsburg, on  February 13, 1867,?'and  started**west  when 13 years of age, living for a  few  years; at  Streator,". 111. ��� In   1882   he  struck out for the  far   west,   reaching  Spokane, in the -neighboring  state of  Washington, in   that'" year,   where   he  followed the calling of contractor  aiVd  builder-for'eight or ten years.  ������ In common with many  Spokaneites  he hadjieard much of British' Columbia, and in 1893 he decided to try his  fortunes in' the   mining   districts.:  In  the siirhmer of that   year  he  reached  what is  now 'the   Boundary 'country;  having: previously prospected over  the  ground where   R'o'ssland  now  stands.  The  party which'he organized to visif  the Bouiridary^country consisted7of R.  G. Mack, who later   located   the   well  known Athlestan mine   in  Wellington  camp.1   Bruce WBile,  of the  Slocan  Star  mine,~ and J. C. Hass,   M.   E.,  who joined the Shallenberger party at  Christina lake.    They came over  the  "Dewdney trail to the Boundary   prop  er,   there  being   no  railways,   wagon  roads or other   trails" in   those  days,  having to cut out the   Dewdney   trail  all the-way from   Rossland   to   Boundary creek, i The party ' stopped   first  at Boundary Falls, rwhere   the smelter  is riow located,   that  being the only  settlement in this section at that time.  Before this Mr."WHite  left and  went  back to the Slocan.  The first location made by Messrs  Shallenberger, Mack and Haas was the  Crescent, two miles from Greenwood,  in Providence camp, this being in Au  gust, 1893. This claim is now owned  and operated by Mr. Shallenberger and  Col. T.. L. Dickason and associates,  of Chicago. The Crescent is one of  the several high grade properties of  this camp, that .have recently come to  the front, and has several hundred feet  of development work done, Mr. Shal  lenberger being in immediate charge,  It has three shafts, ranging from 16 to  125 feet in depth, with some crosscut-  ting, and having ore that runs $100  in gold, copper, silver and lead. Ore  is being shipped to the smelter this  week from the Crescent.  Mr. Shalienberger also located several other promising properties among  whi?h are the Yellowstone fraction, the  Crescent fraction and the Idola,, in  1895, which, wilh other claims, he  sold to the Chicago British Columbia  Mining Co., in-i9oi.;These claims are  now also being developed under the  supervision of Mr. Shallenberger, with  most encouraging results. :The main  shaft on the property is down 165 leet,  with 100 feet of crosscuttjng, with considerable ore, a' 20-foot" vein having  been encountered in sinking, with copper and gold values. The proptrty has  a-goo'd machinery equipment, and work  is being carried on farther up the hill  on the Don Pedro where, in a 90 foot  drift from an So-shaft a good Udge has  been found, and from which a ship  ment will shortly be made/"  Mr. Shallenberger is known as a  cartful and conservative mining man,  who has taken advantage of his opportunities to study the mineral zones of  the Boundary thoroughly. He' lives  at the Crescent mine with his wife and  child, where good bunk and boarding  houses have been erected.  Miss Msria Dachartno, 182 St. KUzo-  ��eth street, Montreal, Can., writes:  " "I im satisfied that thousands ot  women suffer because they do not  realize how bad they, really need treat*  ' ment and fool a natural dolioacy in consulting a physician.  7- '-I felt badly for years, had terrible  'pains, and at times was unable to attend  to my dally duties. I tried to cure myself, but'finally my attention was called  'to an : advertisement, of ��� Peruna in a  similar case to mine, and 1 decided: to  give It* trial.  "My Improvement began as soon as  I started to use Peruna and soon I was  a welt woman. I feel that / owe my  life and my health to "~your wonderful  medicine and gratefully, acknowledge  this fact,'''-Maria Ducbarme.  t>Address Dr. Hartman, President of The  Hartman SarUtariom; Columbus, Ohio,  for free medical advice.  ...All correspondence strictly confidential.  '��� .'/rhen''.buy the.'.-M .'���������'���".'���  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made, in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which irivus P��rfi'i;t Work in l! ualiorteet  lime with the gruiitevt enae rf   perm ion.  Write for C'atalogi  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, phoen.x, 8. C.  If you wish your friends in the east  to know what is going on in the Boundary, just send them the Pioneer for a  year, and you will completely cover  the ground.  Farmers, Mechanics, Sportsman)  To beat and aoftcn the akin and remavc crtau  oil and rust stains, paint and and earth, etc., use  tha ."Muter Mechanic'*'1 Tar B��ai>. Albert  TeUrtSoapCo. MJ����  '\. Mining at Spokane Fair.  -. E. E. Alexander of Spokane has  been appointed superintendent of the  'department of mines and mining at the  .^Spokane Interstate Fair which .meets  this year October 9 to 15.- He is conversant with all the mining districts  and camps within 300 miles: of Spokane 'He has the necessary energy  and information to make this important  department better than ever before.  A han'dsome silver cup will be given  as a trophy for the mining camp which  sends" the best display of minerals.  There is only one condition for competitors for this prize���-the display must  be allowed to remain at the fair as a  portion of the permanent mineral exhibit. Besides the silver cup, diplomas  will be awarded the best specimens of  mineral or ore.  Mr. Alexander will personally visit  many of the important camps and secure new exhibits or additions to exhibits now at Spokane, The railroads  will carry, exhibits for this department  free of charge. Those received prior  to the opening of the fair will be plac  ed on exhibition at the Chamber of  Commerce rooms at Spokane.  Hoipili   Donations  l,:c<t of Donations received   sinre .ran.  let. 11)05, to the Phoenix General Hospital:  Cariifio R. Horrell  Cnvh J25 ��� J. U. Macaulay  Cash ��5.....  A. F, Berry  Hook Case A. K. H. Clark  Bed Linen,4 dox Hor.pUil Ladiea' AM  fash $50 i _ ......K T. Bank  Cash |lo.......;.... Jas. McCreath  Cash $25 Canadian Rand Drill Co.  SDrink Cot A. B. Hood  Maple ��yrup.. .>.���....A Friend  NOTICE.  *���-*- " '"'   ��WM��Wff-  ALL GOOD THINGS  must win upon their!  merits. The International I  Dictionary has won a  greater distinction upon  its merits and is in more  general use than any other  work of its kind in the  English language.  A. H. Sayce, U.D., D.D., of Oxford  University, England, has recently said  of it: It is indeed a marvelous work: it Is  difficult to conceive of a dictionary more  exhaustive and complete.   Everything is  in it���not only what wo might expect to  Und in such a work, but also what few of  us would ever have thought of looking  for.  A supplement to the new edition has  I brought it fully' up to date.   I have been  9 looking through the latter with a feeling  of astonishment at its completeness, and  the amount of labor that has been put  into it.  F R E E ���"A Teit in Pronunciation/'  structive   and entertaining  for the whole family.   Also  illustrated pamphlet.  G.&C MERRIAMCO.,  PUBLISHERS,  Springfield, Mass.  in-  In the mallet- of the   "I.nud Registry Act," nnd  in the matter of the title to I.ut lo,  Mock   17.  Map 60, Old Ironsides Addition to tlie City of  l'hoenix,In the I'rovince of Kritish Columbia.  WHKKKAS the certificate urt'tlc of Johc ilex-  nnder Murray, belnc ccrtifiCHtc oTtltle 1111 in be red  4478a to the Hboie hereditaments, has been lost or  destroyed and au|<licntion has been  made to rue  for a duplicate thereof;  NOTICK IS IIKXEBVGIVIJN- Hint a duplicate  certificnteol title to the above hereditaments will  be Issued at the expiration ofone mouth from  date hereof unless iu the meantime valid objection to the contrary is made t�� me in writing-.  W. H. HBMONIjS,  rjistrict-KejriBtrar o( Titles.  Land Registry   Office,   Kamloops, Ii. C, April  sS. 190s.  J.fiMACADLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  j����         PHOENIX, BG.  MINERAL  ACT.  Certificate of Improvement*.  NOTICE.  Little Chief   Mineral Claim, situate  in   th*  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Skylark camp.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, John P.  McI��eod, aa agent for William M. Hanna, Free  Miners'Certificate f^o   691577, intend, sixty days  srom tbe date hereof to apply the Mining Recorder lor a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And furthet take notice that action, under section 37, mult be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvementa.  Datec. this jth day of June, A.D. 1905.  r. p. Mcleod.  ��� '- SIR WILLIAM IS FIRST.  Veteran Stock Breeder Eaters Thoroughbreds  -    for Dominion Exhibition.  "Sir" William Ladner, tlie veteran  breeder "of thoroughbred cattle in the  Delta, and a well known old-timer of  British' Columbia, has the honor of  being the first exhibitor to make entry  in tbe live stock' show of the 1905  Dominion Fair at New Westminster.  Since the announcement that the  great national exhibition would be  held in New Westminster this fall Sir  William has been very active in stirring up interest in the exhibits and  now he has set the pace for stock  breeders by entering forty-one htad of  Shorthorns.'  Sir William, who is vice-president of  the Royal Agricultural and Industrial  Society, under whose auspices tbe big  exhibition is being held, will ride one  of hisi finest looking horses on the  grounds, .and will be a picturesque  figure among the notables who will be  seen in New Westminster during the  fair.  [  CKvarcH Services  Tomorrow.  ^  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. even  service 7:30 p. m. Monday evening  at 8 p. m. Senior Christian Endeavor.  Tuesday evening- at 7:20 Junior  League. A cordial invitation to all  these servises. Rev. C. Wellcsley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. . Sunday school and Uible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W.  MacColl, li. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  .. Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th, Sunday of each  month,. H|0,!yMass, tq a..m. Sunday  School, v.Tfi \y\\. Vespers and Bene  ^ictioni 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Aa Editor's Poser.  There is a little paper published in  the penitentiary of Minnesota���The  Prison Mirror���which propounds the  following questions: Why is it that  from the first inception of our paper to  the present time we have not had an  editor in our midst? Other professions have been represented. Of  preachers we have had enough to furnish sustenance to an African chief for  a^year; of doctors, enough to depopu  late a state; and of lawyers, enough to  establish a good sized colony in hades.  But editors, not one.  Foresters'  Meeting.  For the above occasion at Buffalo,  N.Y., Aug. 22nd to 26th, 1905, <he  Great Northern railway is offering  round trip tickets at the following  rates from Phoenix, B.C.: $82.50,  children between the ages of five and  twelve, half fare.  Selling dates, August 14th and 15th,  going transit limit io days; final return  limit ninety days.  Stop overs will be allowed in both  directions west of Chicago.. H. A.  Jackson, G.P.A., Spokane, Wash.; M.  M. Stephens, agent, Phoenix.  Ad Atlas for $1.00.  The Great Northern Railway has  issued an Atlas of 56 pages containing  up-to-date maps of Iowa, Wisconsin,  Minnesota, North and South Dakota.  Montana, Idaho, Washington, British  Columbia, Oregon, Kansas, Missouri,  Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Alaska,  Hawaii, Japan, Philippine Islands,  China, ihe United States and of the  World.  In addition to this the Atlas contains valuable statistical information  relative to the states named above, is  printed on the very best quality of  paper, shows the lines of the Great  Northern Railway, and is in every way  a commendable work.  This Atlas will be distributed at the  actual cost of production and will be  sent to any address upon receipt of  $1.00. Address, F. I. Whitney, Passenger Traffic Manager, Great Northern Railway, St. Paul, Minn.  C.P.R. Rates to Portland Pair.  The C.P.R. have placed on sale at  Nelson, Rossland, and all stations on  Boundary sect'un return tickets to  Portland at $23.75, 8����^ for 3�� ��-avs-  Corresponding ra,tes, are made from all  Kootenay points, Tickets are good  via either Columbia river or Slocan  routes. Also good via Vancouver and,  the superb new steamship, Princess  Victoria, to Seattle. For berth reservations and further particuiars apply to,  local agent or write to. J.. S.. Carter, D,.  P.A., Nelson,  COLIMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  HaB a preparatory class for junior students, doinc grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In Uni-  versitv work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  Forfuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B!A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bo well. Bursar.  1 a ��� ���  ���/���at  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  CA_ The most perfcety appointed Hea th  and Pleasure Resort In   the West, with  a   complete system of Baths���lucludiiig Turkish  an-l  Russian.    Open  the year  round.    The curative  propertiea of '.ts waters arc tniequated.  For CuriiiK RU Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Trouble*.  For Healiuc all Kidney, I.iver and Stomach  ailments.  For Klimiuatiue all MetnllltFoisaiis from the  Syatem  The grandeur ol tlie scenery is unrivalled  MouiitaluM.suow peaks, forests, lakes,wsterinlls,  boatiug, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursif ns  teunls. It* winter climate is imtnirpaiaed lor  miUlnt-s*. HAKKY McINI'OSH,  Pioprietor.  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB  PRINTING,  JOH PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix, B.C  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  A��KKD KID  AniericauBoy           iV> '  Ben H-ir   J>< >  Blaclr Tail           3 *  n. C. Copper tl 50 J6 .10  Canadian Gold Fields  45*' J  Cariboo, Camp McK (cx-div.)  rS  Center Star  *8.4 >7  Crow's Nest Pass Coal   Denoro Minea   Fairvieir ^  S J  Fisher Maiden  J *  (iiant            �� '  Qranby Consolidated  Jl 00 |iy  Iuternatiomil Coal  -'J 21  Juuiu_.o  51 SO  Morning tilory  ��� 1  Mountain Lion ���  4 *  Montreal A Bo.��tou _-   North Star, (K.K.)  ��/ 1  Payne  <.'�� *  Uuilp -  5 *  Rambler-Cariboo     J" '* .  Sail Poil          >K 3>i  Sullivan            t 1  St.Kugena  41 *'y  Tom Thumb          2 ��  War Katie Consolidated  13 i��  Waterloo (Ah. Paid)          >H '  WsUUBmjt ~- -        3)�� .5  Vmi-S &i  i'S.?*1 "SKI  m  md  wkmM  , ff V'-te t-yP  pi  tjuiit^l  11 'if  Si"  >S\,  m;  m  St5 ����ffiS  ^    r,,  it #  i1 ml  >* lff  .. IU "  rl  i'  im *i  ��U*j  h'  1 %)  ?*?,&  i M  th m  ��3. 1  frit l  �� THK *_0_tf_t f iOM_tft.  3lf  i  Mr.',  I  4  'f  i?  si  II-  I'  ! i  I K.-  's.'  fcJ  m-nnTfri-s-  -���~-"-~."-  SSUU  |   COMING AND GOING  Wm. Zimmerman left this week on  a trip to I'enticton.  John McRae took  trip  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS  OF   LOCAL  AND   GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS. ���*  your  order   to   Boyle,  The Druggist is Boyle.  Souvenir Jewelry at Dey's.  Pabst is the only beer, and is always  pure.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  Dey, the Jeweler for Enamelled  Souvenirs.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares. ���   >  For Lowney's chocolates see Boyle,  the Druggist.  You've tried the rest, now try the  best���Par st beer.  September 10 to 14, Dr. Mathison,  dentist, Bank block.  After trying all others, good judges  always come back to Pabst beer;  Prescriptions properly prepared from  pure drugs.���Boyle, the Druggist.  For prescriptions put up a> the doctor orders, take them to . the Thomas  Drug Co.  C. E. Legg visited, the 2nd Relief  . mine, near Erie, last week, in which he  ' is interested.  }    Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded  from  freshest drugs by  . Thomas Drug Co.  j Tust received, Lnamelled Souvenir  ^Brooches, Hat Pins, Sash Pins, and  'others.    G. E. Dey, the jeweler.  Made in the largest brewery in  the  ,,world, Pabst be��;r has the largest', sile  in the world.    There's a reason.  Phoenix Socialist League meets  ;Tuesdays, 7.30 p.m., Miners' .Hall.  ���Readings from Socialist authors given.  'Discussion invited.  '���> James J. Hill was looked for in  jPhoenix this week, but did not materialize. He will likely visit this camp,  however, in the course of a month.  " This week the work of putting on  about 70,000 lath in the new Brooklyn  hotel, was completed, and the plastering will be actively under way on Monday.  - Snowshoe Lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F.,  is negotiating for the purchase of a plot  of 40 lots in the city cemetery, and it  is understood that other societies will  do likewise,  George C. Hodge, district manager  of the B. C. Telephone Co., who was  in the city Wednesday, says.that the  company is considering the installation  of a telephone  exchange   at   Midway.  This week the Miners' Union force,  employed in the excavation for the  new opera house and hall, have been  working double shift on the rock cutting. Another week should see that  part done, and ready for the superstructure, the lumber for which is daily  arriving from the Danville sawmill.  the  for   sale   at   the  Boyle,  Phone  Druggist.  Old   newspapers  P oneer office.  Goods delivered anywhere,  the Drucgist.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel September o to 12.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  A meeting of the local school board  vvill be held at the city hall next Thursday evening for the purpose of selecting a new teacher' for the junior department.  Lost���Fox terrier, marked brown  and white, answers to name of Dabo.  Disappeared August 21 st. Reward if  returned to'O. B. Smith, Jr., at Granby mines office.  The British Columbia Telephone  Co. construction gang is now located  at the Winnipeg mine, and will reach  the place where the famous mines of  the Boundary are located in about two  weeks or less.  The C.P.R. painting gann, which  has been here for a week or two, has  been doing necessary work of this kind  around the station and yards���using  up some of'the white lead on which  the duty has recently been raised to 30  per cent.' ���-.   ��� - ��� >' ���     \  John D. Clark, a young man who  was at the Gold Drop for two or three  years, was caught between two trolley  cars in Vancouver last Tuesday week,  and received internal injuries from  which he died at the Vancouver city  hospital the following Sunday.  Owing to being held at Maicus and  at Cascade for customs, the Great  Northern passc-nger train rarely arrives  here on time now. If it should get  here as per schedule, the railway would  probably have some sudden deaths to  answer for, the shock would be  great.  a  business  over to Nelson this week.  Wm. Yolen Williams has been taking a trip recently into the Foxt-Steele.  country.  XV. D. Boyce returned this week  from a two months' trip to Markdale,  Ontario.  Ralph Smailes, of Greenwood, returned from a trip to Victoria last  Tuesday.  V. M. Elkins, the New York Life  man, of Greenwood, was a visitor here  this week.  John A. Swanson and family will  start today for several weeks' outing at  Curlew lake.  Supt. J. E. McAllister, of the Mother  Lode smelter, started "Wednesday on a  trip to the east. "'  Wm. Spier, manager of the Eastern  Townships Bank at Grand Forks,; was  here last Tuesday.  George E. Mosser, of Spokane, of  the Northwestern line, made his first  visit lo J hoertix this week.  The bachelors will give a dance at  Miners' Uuion hall next Thursday  evening.    Music by Reynolds.  W. A. Nicholls, a mining broker of  Spokane, spent a day in the city this  week, and also visited the Granby  smelter. :  E. P. Shea returned last week Friday from a trip to the Seven Devils  country in Idaho and to Pendleton,  Oregon. >  George Hall, who left. for Brandon,  Man., last Tuesday, was given an at  home by,his Methodist friends the  previous evening.  Little Doris Birnie,_wenl to Grand  Forks Thursday, where she joined her  aunt, Mrs. F. M. Kirby, on a several  weeks' trip to Vernon.  A. H. B. MacGowan, M.P.P., of  Vancouver, was a visitor in the city  yesterday, conferring wilh his local fire  insurance agent, D. J. Matheson.  Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Holman and  Miss Holman, father, mother and sister  of Supt. S. C. Holman, of the Mother  Lode mine, who have, been spending  the summer at the mine, returned to  Spokane yesterday.  Capt. George Smith, one of the locomotive engineers at the Granby mines,  and L. Y. Birnie returned Monday  from an extended camping and fishing  trip up the main Kettle river. They  report the fishing as excellent. The  return trip from Canyon City to Midway, a distance of some 50 miles, was  made in a boat of their own manufacture at-the former place.  Rev. T. Albert Moore, secretary of  the Lord's Day Alliance of Canada,  spoke in the Methodist church Thursday evening "to an audience of about  25, and gave an interesting address.  At the close of the address, Richard  S. Hall was elected^president of the  local btanch, to fill a> vacancy, Hugh  Reed being the secretary-treasurer of  the organization. Mr. Moore's home  is in Toronto, and he is making a tour  of the country.  Grand Hotel  Corner Howard and Main Sts.  Phoenix People t?l���!iii,:ts  generally will find a.homo in Spokane ��|  the Grand Hotel. -Recently remodelled  and refurnished. Under the management of E. E. Phair, late of Hotel Phair,  Nelson.B.C. '       "'-;-,  All Britieh Colnmbin papers on file.  European plan.- Rates 60 centtrto';$2.00  per dav.   Free bus nieeis all trains. ;  -Ham*  THE  B.  NELSON, B.C.     v  TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leadinf Hotel of the Hootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms. t ���  Fair  1905.  I3-DAYS-3I  Commencing  Sept.  Larger   and   better  ever.  Everything new and u\t to  date.  All kinds of open   air   at-  | tractions.  Each day something inter-1  I esting.  You will meet old friends |  I there.  Single fare on all   lines of 1  I travel.  Write for P.ize list,  J. E. ANNABLE, Sec-  [OS.  Stationers,   Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B.C  We Carry :-  The finest line of iinpor.-  fl^ ted and Domestic Cigars,  \jf Tobaccos, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies.  The latest styles in Stationery for every kind of use,  with views of Phoenix.  The latest Newspapers,  Magazines and Periodical^  of all kinds  Souvenir Postal Cards in  almost endlessvai iety.  GIVE'US A CALL  McRae Bros.  Rings, Rings, Rings  We have had a great many beautiful rings  in our cases, but never as many swell, new  patterns as we are now showing. Solitaire  Diamonds, from $20 to $85, Sapphire Ruby,  Pearl and Opal combinations in designs and  "prices that will suit  You will not regret it il your new ring  comes from , ,  E. A. Black, Jeweler  ' FIRST ST..  PHOENIX, B. C.  ?��_s����^$^���������S���������3_a��  1  w  w-  w  w  w  to  Painter and  House  Decorator.  PHOENIX. B. C.  ��: .  Sign Writing on short notice.  Estimates promptly furnished  ff  -m  so  Engineer McAllister, of the C.P.R.,  who with his force of some 15 assistants, has been located at Hartford  Junction for a week or two, came into  Phoenix Wednesday. He is surveying all lands contiguous to the company's right of way, especially as regards mineral claims, etc.  " A short time ago the private Pullman coach used by Prince Henry and  also by President McKinley, was in  Phoenix. Still later the Pullman that  W. K. Vanderbilt used was here also.  This week the Dominion Copper Co.  officials were here in the coach that  Jay Gould formerly travelled over the  country in.    Next.  We have received a copy of the prize  list for the Nelson Fair which is to occupy three days this year, commencing  Sept 20th.   The cash prizes for poultry  amount to $235, and for fruits $363,  besides meduls, diplomas and  the silver  cup valued at $100.    Vegetables  and field produce also occupy  a prominent  place.   , We also   note   that  prizes are offered for school work and  work done  by children under fifteen  years.    For bread alone $50 has been  donated by several of the largest flour  manufacturers.   '..  Phoenix Miners' Union, No. 8, will  hold its semi annual election of officers  next Saturday, from 1 to 8 p.m.  Among the nominations already put in  for secretary are the names of Archie  F. Berry, tbe present incumbent, and  John Riordan, formerly holding the  office, now .of Chicago. There will  evidently be a spirited contest.  " .'  L. A. Campbell, manager of the  Bonnington Falls power concern, now  building its high tension hydro-elecric  line into the Boundary, was here Wednesday, and went over much of the  work under contract hereabouts. He  states that excellent progress is being  made by the contractors, Elliott,Wood-  ard & Logue, at this end.  Ditiolalioa of Partacrshlp.  NOTICE is hereby given, that the  partnership heretofore existing between  Danny Deane and Percy Wilkinson, as  proprietors of the place and business  known aa the Cottage Hotel,at Plioeuix,  B. C, ia this day dissolved liy mutual  consent. All accounts'due tlie late firm  are to lie paid to said Percv Wilkinson  and he will al o settle all bills owning  by said firm.  Signed this 25th day of August, 19J5,  at Phoenix. B. C.  Danny Deank,���':���'-, ���  -  Pjcrcy Wilkinson.  Interest in the Royal bowling alleys  continues unabated, David Oxley now  having the highest score yet made in  the Boundary, so far as known���256.  Thursday evening a team consisting of  Strutzel, Oxley, Martin and McNicol,  played MacColI, Crawford, Brewer and  Docksteader, the latter coming out  ahead with 1827 points in three games,  while the former bad 1797, thus losing  by 30 points.  Last week Friday Mr. and Mrs.  Percy Wilkinson were bereaved by the  loss of theit two and a half year old  daughter, Reeva May.' The little one,  who was subject to spinal trouble, was  taken at eight o'clock in the evening  with convulsions, and in spite of all  that could be done, passed away about  eleven o'clock. Tlie funeral was held  ���Sundiy afternoon, Rev. C. W. Whittaker officiating, the burial taking place  in the Phoenix cemetery.  The Phoenix public school opened  Monday with Principal Thornher in  charge of the senior room and Miss-  Campbell teaching the juniors. Mis*.  Moffatt, of Greenwood, who has bien  junior instructor for a couple of years,  resigned to accept charge of the school  in Anaconda, near Greenwood. Miss  Campbell will take her place until a  successor is engaged.  SPECIAL LICENSE MEETINQ NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HERKBY GIVEN that a ���pedal  meetlug of the Board of L'ceuw Commissioners  for the Boundary Creek License Dlstri t will he  held at the Government office, Grand Fork* B.C.,  oa Friday, the 8th dav of September. lo?5, at 7 p.  m , to consider the followiug application  B Lequluia, Great Northern Hotel, Midway.  D. J. DARRAUGH,  Chief Licence Inspector.  CANADIAN o  '-pacifig'Ky.  $23.75  Portland  ArfD  Return  30 Day Limit  Choice of Routes  All Rail via Sumas  ���W'  or  S. S. Princess Victoria  Vancouver to Seattle  Via Victoria.  Corresponding rates from all Koote  nay points.  Through Sleeper  ARROW HE AD to VANCOUVER  Wednesday^ Friday, Sunday.   '  apply  For rates, folders, and tickets  to local agents or tot  A.W.Haley, EJ.Covi.e,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B.C.   Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson.:B.C.  Sitting Around  The Camp Fire  of the Prospector, th^ Eastern  Shoe Man could hear many  things necessary for) .hiin-.to  learn if he would make Boots  to suit the work of these hardy  ;    pioneers.  ���;'.*' The old Prospector, were  he to make his own. Boots,  would incorporate, into them  only the best leather that money  would buy, He Would make  them with a. keen eye to service  and comfort.  Hereis where the"LECKIE  BOOIT leads the world. -.They  are made "out west" by a  western firm, for western people���-made by a firm which  understands western conditons.  , Look iorT the trade..1 mark���  AN ALL LEATHER    BOOT    WITH  THE LETTER L ON IT-Statlipcd  on the sole of every pair.  WHOLESALE BY  j. ifii (o. im.  VANCOVVEIt. IJ. C.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Kent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading minus I.ought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the.  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion Avt.  Telephone No. 2R  MM*  ���*. Phoenix, B.C  ^���:*ft*_>*  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R, V. Chisholm, Prop.  'Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy  and       '  well   furnished rooms.   :     .      .    u,    .   ��� :���  Pkocilx, u.  The  Billiard  R  oyai  Parlors  55X��XgGXS��@X3����������^^  R. H. KARATOFSKY, P��p.  If you want to enjoy a:  good smoke, come to the  Royal Billiard Parjoys,where  you will find a Full Line of  Imported Cigars and To- '-  baccos, and the Finest  Line of Webb's Chocolates.  - At the same time you are  likely to find your friends  here enjoying billiards or  the bowling rooms.  9MSHM' ''  Agents  for Hazelwood Ice  Cream. --���  . ":-    Pk��lBU# B. C.  PABST  After trying all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come back to the Old Reliable  ��� PABST.  Made in the Largest Bre-very in the world,  its sales'exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS PURE.  Jas* McCreatht  Boundary Agent      -       -       ���      Greenwood, B. C.  Pomliilon  fx!  iNew  |l9p5~-September 27 to October 7���1905  Under the  auspices   of   the Royal  Agricultural and Industrial Society.  Westminster, H  Stupendous and comprehensive array of Exhibits representing the resources of all Canada.  i$!oo,ooo ^sr $100,0001  Enlarged grounds, new, handsome  nnd spacious  buildings. . . . .        .  Lacrosse,  Exercises.  [WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS   in   Rowing   and  Horse Racing, Broncho "Busting," Military Purades and  IROYAL IRISH GUARDS and other Famous Bands.  jCrRAND WATER CARNIVAL-Parade  of  Fraser river   fishing  patrol boats, H. M. warships, Indian war canoes, etc.  i Indian Sports  For all information write W.H. KEARY, Secretary and Manager,  i New Westminster, B.C.  wh6.  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  ivj.cu s   wear Exclusively. dominion avk.. i-hoknix.  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Men's Suits  s Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yot* Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee wilh attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men S Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring hlocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men _ Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine theni all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting noifolks  and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Wais.s, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.

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