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 m  3B  t  i"  HI  ���KBS_  m  T-__  ���_r  i M'<  { .-.-_  ��� *__s/(��^  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in 1901.  <�� &  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. III.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY. AUGUST 30, 1902.  No, 42.  The Big  UNRIVALLED  VALUES IN  BOOTS  MOTHER LODE  IS RUNNING  Mine and Smelter Again Being Operated.  ONE FURNACE NOW-ANOTIIER SOON  AND  SHOES  Force Being Increased al die Mine, Where  (he Ore Will Be Taken From Ihe Surface  Fur ihe Present.  m  We have several  $4. lines of Ladies' Shoes, which, to  make room for new goods, we are selling at-$2.  ...  $1.75 Child's Shoes at $1.00  A proportionate discount in number of other lines.  11?  We are the sole agents for the celebrated   BELL LAD-  j   1ES' SHOES, of which  we  carry a full stock.    Prices to  suit all.  Iff  We are headquarters for tlie __enuin*k  SLATER MEN'S SHOES,  Every pair of which is stamped in plain figures on the sole;  18 different lines with a last and a price to fit everybody.  :   W  All other makers' shoes will  be sold at a BIG REDUCTION.  disposed of, Mr. Kirkup will   take  up  the matter of collecting the land tax of  25 cents per acre on all crown granted  odity then 011 hand.   At piesent but  mineial claims in his district, of which  iu furnace is  in   blast, but the other  he states theie are a large number, the  tax  aggregating   many   thousands of  f  QRQGEI-IES DRY GC.ODS.  GEIfHS   FURBISHINQS  GLASSWARE CHQCKpRV  HARUWARJ. BOOTS, SHOES  HAY and GRAIN  1 fliter-Idri .0,1  I'KOKNIX CRK1JN WOOD  CRANI.   FORKS SANDON  How about your Fruit for  Preserving?  We have made arrangements for a  full supply for this season, and you can  place your order with us feeling sure  that it will be filled as quickly and for  less money than anywhere else.  Will you need fruit jars?  We have theni all sizes at the right  prices. Sugar, the fine kind, best for  all uses. jJon.t put'yojir preset-yes, up  in cheap German granulated sugar-sits.dear at any price.  September is here, and you'll want  that monthly bill of Groceries. If _ou  consider quality and piice, we will get  your order.  ,  Remember, we  positively refuse  to  be undersold.  We always have a fresh stock of  Green Vegetables, including Rhubaib,  Peas, Cabbage, Cucumbers, Onions,'  Corn, Bean's, ' Ca'iiliflower, Carrots,  Turnips, ��tc.'  It pays tp deal with us.  POST OFFICE STORE  After being cold for a couple of  months, on account of a shoitage of  coke, on. account of troubles in the  Ciou's Nest, the British Columbia  Coppei Co.'s Mother Lode smelter at  Greenwood was blown in again last  Wednesday morning. During the cessation of opciations more or less coke  was received, arid when work was resumed that smelter had over a thpus-  and tons of that indispensable commodity then on hand  oi  furnace will be placed in operation, it  is expected, in a few days. It is also  said that two more furnaces will be  added to ihe equipment of this smelter in a short time, giving it a capacity  of spine 1,500 tons of ore daily.  During the close down of the smeller woik has been going on at the company's Mother Lode mine in Dead-  wood camp, though on a much reduced scale. At its smallest the mine  payroll had 15 names thereon, but this  number hus now been: increased to  close to 75.  Economical Qre Extraction.  This week the Pjoi.ee. mn|i made a  visit to the -.{other J.ode mine, and  was shown aroi|nd by S. C.Holman,  the foreman, mo$t coqiteously. It was  over three ..years since., the last visit,,  and m'anychanges and impiovemen'.s  hid been ,made, including a 35 diill  air compressor and two oie ciushers.  Tlie'most far reaching advance made,  however, is the system of gloiyholing  or quarrying the ores froni the surface.  In many ways the system in use now  at the Mother Lode is similar to that  in vogue at the Knob Hill for the last  year or two. The ore is quart ied on  the surface'and run ..through raises to  the tunnel level- below. Here the ore  cars are hauled by mules several hundred feet to the outside., this being thp  ���only nvne m the Boundary where this  kind of power is utilized. |  While waiting for the smelter to resume the Mother Lode force has been  busy in preparing for a greater output  than eve:-from the glory hole. New  ground is being opened farther up the  hill that will materially increase the  tonnage. As this surface ore can be  gotten out so cheaply, nipst of the shipping for the present will be done from  (hp quarries, instead ol from the original underground workings, where there  are also many thousand of tons of ore.  Under the present system probably two-  thirds of the former force will double  the former output. At present enough  ore to feed one furnace, about 400  tons, is being sent down the hill daily,  but this will soon be doubled to Soo  tons.  Those conversant with the facts as  sert that some of the cheapest mining  in the world is done right here in the  boundary at the Mother Lode and  Knob Hill mines, where the ore is ah  handled by gravity after being broken  down. As the grade is low and margins close���especially with tha present  price of copper ��� it is necessity to  mine extensively qnd on modern plans  tp dp it profitably. Tin's what is being done in the Boundary today.  As to the ore bpdy of the Mother  Lode, there is evidently sufficient pay  ore in sight to keep the smelter running for many, many years. It is, from  60 to 100 feet wide on the surface, and  the bottom of the 300 foot shaft is  probably 450 feet below the apex. The  Mother Lode is undoubtedly one of  the great mining propositions of British  Columbia' today. It has a superb  plant, which, so' far as the Boundary  is concerned, is second only to the  mammulh affair now being manfac-  tured for the Granby Co.���the latter  being the largest yet manufactured 01  installed in the Dominion for mining  purposes.  WILL ENFORCE TAX COLLECTIONS.  Government Shortly To Advertise Realty, for  Sale.  This week John Kirkup was in the  city from Rossland, on bebalf of the  government in regard to tax collections  on real and personal property and also  for income taxes that are .delinquent.  Uesides being gold commissioner for  Rossland, Mr. Kirkup is assessor and  collector for the district between the  Columbia river and Rock creek. On  this' trip he has been in Greenwood,  Midway, l'hoenix nnd Grand Forks.  In l'hoenix he is collecting-realty taxes  on lots assessed by the government before incorpoiation, that is,for the year  1900.  About tlie middle of September Mr.  Kirkup will begin to advertise for sale  all lots on which the tax is delinquent,  adding about $4 in expense, on the  average, to each lot. The notice will  appear in the British Columbia Gazette  TO SMELT  1,000 TONS  Capacity of a Newly Organized  Concern.  TO OPERATE IN KETTLE RIVER VALLEY  At least, that Is What a Report from Grant!  Forks Stales���As Usual, lite Ores are lo  Come from'lh. Mines of This Camp.  and in one paper of general circulalioi  As soon as the realty sale has  been  dollars.  All personal pioperty taxes must also  be paid belore the end of the curieni  year, or be subject to distress and. sale  to collect the same. Mr. Kirkup has  received directions to enforce collection of ail the taxes due the government. He also says that, according to  the new act, the provincial revenue tax  ot $3 for the year past can be collected  the same as for the current year. Thi.  will be interesting news to those 'who  did not happen to pa.y last year.  QisflslroMs Fire at Rossland.  Monday afternoon a disastrous fire  broke out in the heart of_' the city of  Rossland, and before  it   was  stopped  pa_rts_pf/o_ur _bus^ g,one  up in flames. The fire'department of  Trail was called upon for assistance, as  well as that of the War Eagle mine.  The total loss is about $70,000, with a  partial insurance. P. Burns & Co.,  one of the heaviest losers, are intending to rebuild their establishment with  brick.  SMELTERS  IN BUST  Coke Famine is Thing of the  Past.  TWO   FURNACES  AT  THE  GRANRY,  Ore Shipments Are Qra.ually Increasing, and  Are S6.oq Exgected to Reach the Former  Figures.  Mrs. T. Sweetman   left  for  Seattle  by Monday's Great Northern train.  That mining matters are brightning  up somewhat in the Boundary this  week is evident from the fact that two  of the three smelters have resumed'operations, although not yet at fid I capacity. These are the Granby and  Mother Lode, and it is expected that  the Sunset smelter will be.running also  before long, the coke famine for all of  the reduction works being practically  over.  . Monday morning two furnaces at the  Granby smelter were put in blast again,  and have been running steadily, with  the probability that Qup or two more  would be started in the near future.  Something over a hundred cars of coke  were on hand, and the supply continues  to ariive daily from the Crow's Nest  collieries,  As the force of men at the Granby  mines have been working steadily during the two weeks' shut down at the  company's smelter, a large reserve of  ore had accumulated, and the starting  of work at the rediiction works did not  mean the immediate enlargement of  the mine force to qny great extent.  However, tl^ere are more men at work,  and the force will be increased gradually as the smelter can handle more  ore.  An inspection of the Pioneer's weekly ore table this week will show that  shipments from the various miqes are  increasing oy\ce n\ore, with the probability that they will soon reach the old  figures of from 10,000 to 12,000 tons  per week.  When smelters are built, or talked  of being built, in the Boundary, the  great majority of them immediately  turn to some of the mines in and  around l'hoenix for a supply o( 01 es.  It is undoubtedly a fact that when all  the mines of '.he Boundaiy now capable of shipping regularly are worked  steadily, the piesent smelting capacity  will be found to be greatly inadequate  ���to say nothing of the tonnage now  available from Republic mines over  two railways.  So it is not surprising to learn that  there is talk of the construction of an-  othei smelter at or near Grand Forks,  in the Kettle river valley, which will  have an initial capacity of a thousand  tons of ore daily.. At least, that is the  report sent out broadcast from Grand  Forks, and we sincerely hope it is more  than mere rumor. As usual, the new  smelting concern is stated to expect to  draw on the chief camp of the Boundary for its ores���which, of couise is  practically the only 'camp'.where such  a supply could be had until yea is more  of development work have been done.  Here is the dispatch sent out last  Tuesday.from Grand Forks. As it  emanates from St. Paul, the home of  James J. Hill, perhaps it also means  that work on the Phoenix extention ol  the V., V. <__ E. will be undertaken in  the near future:  A report reached here today from  St. Paul, Minn., that Ameiican capitalists, after reaching an understanding  with the Great Northern railroad, have  decided to erect a thousand-ton custom smelting plain in the Kettle river  valley in the vicinity of Grand Forks.  It is said that a metallurgical expert  is now ia the Boundary distiict gathering the necessary data respecting the  character of the ores of the vaiibus  camps. It is believed that an effort will  be made to secure the total tonnage of  the Snowshoe, Brooklyn and Stemwin  er mines at Phoenix. Tbe promoters j  will alsp bid for the treatment o( the  ores of the Rep.tihl _c camp, as they  flux admirably with the sulphide ores  of the Boundary.  council (o take steps to have the licensed milk men of the city to take exlia  <aie in icgard to cleaning milk cans,  .it the season for typhoid level aiising  ��a . now coming on. Tht council en-  dmsed the doctor's position. J. K.  l'/.iser asked |>e/mission to take sand  inmi Knob Hill avenue, near R. A.  -Scott's lesidence; leferred to theboaid  01 woi ks.  Aldeiman McRae was appointed to  tlie.license and police commissions by  the mayor, which will be sent into the  government.  The council appointed September 5  as the date lor the nominations for  aldeiman for the" West waid, to take  the place of 1). G. Munioe, resigned,  the polling place being the Baldwin  block. If an election is necessary, it  will be held on the 8th of September,  the city clerk being the retui ning officer.  The following accounts were ordered paid: Dominion Coppei Co., lent,  $30; Ed Forrest, $5; N. Lemieux, $39;  R. li. Kerr, $1.05; A. G. Simpson,-  $25; Graves and Williams, $60.55  Total, $160.60.  READY FOR  LABOR DAY  Preparations Are Complete For  Monday's Picnic.  LIST OF THE GAMES  AND SPORTS  Parade, of Labor Organizations ��� Mines WW  Be Closed��� Day's Festivities Will Wind  Up Wilh a Ball.  OBJECTS TO GAMBLING..  One Hotel Man of Phoenix Moving Against  Others.  Michael Kane, proprietor of the  Cottage hotel,'proposes to see that all  gambling in the city of Phoenix is put  a stop to. And thereby hangs a tale.  Mr. Kane wanted a sidewalk buili  across the First street bridge Irom his  hotel, several feet above the piesent  floor of the bridge, and got up a petition to that effect for the city council.  Others who did not wish the sidewalk  tbuilt presented a counter petition, and  he council took no action in the matter.    ' '    ' j  Tuesday Mr. Kane swoie out a warrant against T. !(. Richards, of the  Stimt\\ii hotel, charging him with conducting a gambling house. The matter came before Mayor Rumb-iger, who  adjourned it till the return of Police  Magistrate Williams, next Wednesday.  Mr. Kane asserts that he will "get  even" with those who opposed his sidewalk sch-. me, will close all. gambling  games, and that he has only just begun  to fight. The outcome is awaited with  interest.  PROVIDENCE NETS'$145 PER TON.  Satisfactory  Returns   From   Trail   Smeller  Shipment.  The Prividence mine seems to be all  that has recently been claimed for it,  according to the returns lecently received for a shipment to the ..-Trail  smelter. It consisted of 87,504 pounds  or 43%! tons, and the net ieturns were  $6,367.51, or about $145 per ton. An  average assay gives 61 ounces gold,  525 ounces silver and 11.30 per hundred weight lead. It is stated that the  shipment was made to asceitain if ii  was advisable to sort the ore, and from  the above returns such a course would  not be necessary.  William Fowler, who had a lease  and bond on the Providence, is the  largest owner. Last spring, when the  piopeity begun to show up remarkably  well, he took iu W. M. Law, J. J.  Caulfield,' W. S. Macy, J. A. Russell  and others, on a basis of $50,000 foi  the inine. Fred -Whifwell also had an  interest in the lease. ��� This shipment  is the first made since the new owners  became interested in the Providence,  and they are justified in thinking thai,  they have a good thing in it, which will  be worked for all it is worth.  A number of other claims, not fai  from the Providence, are also being developed, with encouraging showings.  Boundary Mining Notes.  From 20 to 25 cars of ore daily are  being sent out from the Granby mines,  about halt the normal rate.  The Chicago and British Columbia  Mining company, owning the Lake iu  Skylark camp, has been registered as a  Biitish Columbia company.  The Skylark, in Skylark camp, has  been recently sampled, with good results, with a view to being bonded. It  is one of the oldest high grade claims  in the Boundary. >  During July the Mother Lode mine  'shiped 44 cars, or about 1280 tons of  ore. Shipments are now being made  regularly once more, one of the big  Shay engines being used on that work.  Work on pumping out tha li. C.  mine, Summit camp, has been started,  and the force of men is being increased. Shipments or ore to the Greenwood smelter will piobal.-ly be resumed  next week.  By tonight ihe heavy framewmk of  the new Granby compressor house will  be up, some of the timbeis being 12X  14 inches and over 60 feet long. The  building will be 6;\i2o feet over all  ben completed.    Work is being ru.li  ed to get 11 enclosed during   the  weather.  g<  .Od  Monday, being the annual holiday of  Labor Day, will be observed in Phoenix by an extensive picnic hy the var-  iptis labor organizations, to be held at  the New York townsite park, on the  hill adjoining the city. All this week  the vaiious committees have been busy  preparing for the event, which prom-  I ises to be successful in eveiy way. A  ' list of sports and games, as below, has  been arranged. The Granby mines  will be closed for the day and the  Snowshoe will probably do likewise.  Lunch will be provided for all at  the park at reasonable prices, and the  dancing pavilion, 24x50, where also  the boxing and wrestling matches will  take place, will have its attractions. lithe evening a ball will take place at  Miners' Union Hall, with a supper al  midnight. Gopd music will be furnished throughput the day and evening, and the proceeds will go to Henry  Systed, who lost his sight in a Snow-  shoe mine, explosion.  The following has been arranged as  the day's  PROGRAMME.  Parade leaves. Miners' Union Hall at  9 a. m., up Dominion   avenue to  School street, to  Knob Hill avenue, to First street  and   via Old  Ironsides avenue to depot; thence  ;-.      down Knob Hill avenue  to Fiist  stieet, north on First  street   past  the Stemwinder and the Brooklyn  mines to the  park  on   the  New  York townsite.  13:00 in.���Luncheon.  1:06   p. m. ��� 100   yard   dash.    1st  prize $10, 2d prize $5.  Standing broad jump.   1st prize  $5, 2d prize $3.  Running high jump.    r_t prize  $5, 2d prize $3.  Running  hop,'step and jump.  1st prize $5, 2d piize $3.  Children's races.  No 2d prize unless 3 enter.   Entrance  fee, 20 per cent of prizes.  3:00 p. m.���Wrestling  match,  catch  as catch can,  best  two in three  o      falls, between John McMillan and  William lirewei.  3:30 p. m. ��� Four  round  sparring  match, between   D. Dean and.F.  V. Holmes.  Four round sparring match between D. Dean and J. McMillan  (one of D. Dean's pupils).  9:00 p. m.���Ball  at   Miners'   Union  Hall.   Found (he Remains.  L. Bean and Joseph Merry, two  miners from Phoenix, found the remains of a man named Z. Bordeau in  Loon lake, about a mile from Eholt on  the road to the 11 C. and pther Summit camps. Deceased was a wopd-  cutter, a French-Canadian abput 26  years pf age. The circumstances attending his death were investigated by  the distiict < uiouei, Dr. G. M. 1'ostei,  and the remains were buried by the  lakesidv. Bordeau was known in  Phoenix, and it is thought he committed suicide.  The Watei loo in   Camp MuKinnuy  has been jumped.  ELECTION IN THE WEST WARD.  Aldertqan /tyinroe Resigned���Nomination on  September Sth.  At last Wednesday's meeting of the  city council, all the members were  present except Aid. Munroe, who sent  in his resignation, and the same wa,s  accepted.  A communication was received from  the city councilor Greenwood in regaid  to the tramway scheme, also one from  A. G. Simpson, city auditor, stating  that he found the city books correct.  Health   Officer  Gordon  advised   the  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following in.Me gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor 1900, for 1901 aud  for lyoa, a_ reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Granby Miia-s, Phot-nix .;.  Snowshoe, "   Brooklyn, " .......  -Motlin- Lode, Dem.wood..,,   Siiiii_et, ��* .......  .Morrison,               ��            _.'!.!.  K. O. Mine, Summit   li.   I.rll,  I-imnii, "       .   ....  Winnipeg,     Wellington   (ioMrn Crown,        "  Atlii._ tun, "  King Solomon, W.Capjier   -.0. "Mine, Central   City uf Paris, "  .U-wel, Long Lake   Carmi, West Fork   I'roviJeree,     Providence   IviiKy,       Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous   Total, tons   i'iranhy Smelter treatment, tons  SSS-ESr^.    "~  I goo  (..,..:_ a  150  5,340  19,494  1,07G  2.250  1,200  2,000  :.,2:.0  99,7:50  (>2,:_!S7  1901  231,702  1,731  99,034  S02  150  47,405  5(!0  050  1,040  550  S75  005  350  890  SO  3,450  390,000  230.S28  Past  \Ve_k  544  100  1902  210,377  3,418  70.030  4,520  2,718 !  li.��7  785  025  4S2  ..*     2,175  00  70 290.(10:.  ..   192,498  Hi  :mi,  ���If?  *!.__'  'mm-  ���!f*S__S__I  ���.alii  ?.  w&  Jto^r *^_?>VWM__mv_^_w_m^  n&8&iaam&  &��^ .-&-.  M|��ftift��wjir��iB��wi^^  V..     <r   ������- _    l  u ."V*t_*_',"���  ! * v V Mi;*1  I"; �� ���-; _i��- "I  F': --. ,.*>��� ���! *  I       **    i     I        s  m * j** * r1 .igAAtorf <*>..*, w^. JSiiju. -.A.t_ijEC*^_(i._-..j- _ .  ���,�����<*!-!.' !* :  Effigy  TO?  $_* F,  MR1  N2_����'��  _R* *_ *  m  llE.*.  S_B*$  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  pull  flap.'!-.  KS-il..-..  il7  PI  SW-;  P.)'  PV  fa.'.-  11  si'''',,j  li��;i  as ttf1  Itffn  fPi  Ill ,  if'  Kg  B -  p-%.,.  ���B^i-l  PT  K-^;:  sc _5J'  oil  Pi  ���by  S*l.,   ���  ki.!.  iff  fell1  IfS  $&_f'  %  Stiff  ..8  II.  ��__. :  _!_!__%,_? '  %'"  -t-'l"  F^;  &>4-  '��� -v j .1  i�� _*r.  t.+++++-ii+++  + *.+^>+-��-4-*-*-M-*-��-f -f4-M-M-��  ! The Canadian Bank of Commerce ;;  t -  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000.  R.KST, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX. Pr��Kknt. B. E. WALKER, Gtn.r_.l M_n_gc,.  J. H. PLUMHER. Ait't G.n'l Manager.  H. F. MYTTON,   Manager Greenwood  Branch 1  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSDED ON SATURDAY BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C. _  W.B. WILLCOX. Manager.  _ .    ..    ..   1 Bu_inc��_ office No. 14.  _ci-PmC_c_ - ^ aianBKerr_ residence, >o. 15.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCB.  Per Y.ar.1 " ����  Six Month*  ,-as  To Foreign Countries 3 ����  IfvouarenotaButrtCTiber lo this paper, thill an in.itationto vou to become one.  Advertising ratea lurnlahed on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 centa per line.  Four weekly innertiona constitute one mouth's  advertising.  1902  AUG.  1  902  Shu. Mod.  Tues. Wed.  Thu.  Fri.  Sat.  1  2  3   4  5   6    7  8  9  to U  J2 13 14  15  16  .7 \o  19 20 21  22  23  24 25  26 27 28  29  30  3)  EDITORIAL COMMENT  , Speaking of trust?, the promoteis of  the big -pickle trust were evidently  pretty sharp.  The Nelson News  thinks the two,  per'cent ore tax  is all  right.     How  - lonely the News editor must feel, with  most ol  the interior - papers on the  other side of the question'.  Every day or so, a few writs for dam  ages are being issued against the Crow's  ,   Nest Pass Coal Co.    If it keeps  up,  there's a good chance for  that $i44i-  000,000,000 to be reduced.  Next week the International Mining  Congress will meet in annual session  at Butte, with representatives from all  over this continent. It should be pio-  ductive of good to the mining industry.  Ralph Smith, M. P., has been turned down dy the'labor leaders of his  borne town, Nanaimo. It should be  remembered, however, that Mr. Smith  was far away when the turning down  ' -was done.   Chas. M. Schwab, the wealthy piesi-  dent of the American Steel Trust, is a  physical wreck. Rockefeller, the oil  king, is another. Evidently there are  some things money will not buy, although most of us mortals are willing  to take long chances on it.  THE VOTERS LIST.  There is a good deal of misnpprehen-  .1011 in the public mind, a misapprehen  sion in which the Pioneer shared until  tecently, over the effect of ihe  meas  uies passed last   session  dealing with  the pioviiuial elections.     The  idea,  moie or less pievalent, that all existing  voteis lists will be cancelled on the last  day of August and new lisis  be coni'  menced beginning with ist of Septeni  ber is  wrong,  and  having made  the  erroneous statement in these columns  the Pioneer lusiens to correct it.  There are two acts dealing with this  question, the Redistiibuiion Act and  the Piovincial Elections Act. Section  5 of the foimcr provides that after the  coming into force ol the Act the register ��(voters shall be cancelled, the date  fixed for the coining into effect of the  act being upon the dissolution of the  piesent Legislative Assembly (Section  13) Section 6 requires every ptrson  desiring to be registered to apply to the  collecioi of voles according to Section  11 of ihe P10vinci.il Elections Act.  This lattei, me.isuie, that is to say,  the amending act passed last session,  enmes into foice on September ist as  stated in the Pioneer a week or two  ago but only applies, nnd this is important, until alter the dissolution of  the legislatuie, to those who apply alter  thai date to have their names placed  upon the register of voters.  In brief then, the lists will not be  cancelled on the 31st inst; those seeking to have their name put on the voteis list on or after Sept. isi must comply with the provisions of the amended  Provincial Elections Act; the lists as  now existing will remain in force until  tha lieutenant-governor dissolves the  legislature, and after the dissolution  everyone must re-register according to  tlie same act.  '  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Double Visitation���The cholera  situation in Blagovetschensk is growing  very serious. One would almost think  that a place with such a name would  would be exempt Irom any other visit  ation.���Vancouver World.  ' Electrolytic copper, the variety that  ' Boundary mines produce, is steadily  sagging in price in the world's markets, being under 1 iJ-_ cents. Nevertheless, those in the best position to  know believe that it is sure to risr.  after a little to 13 cents or thereabouts,  and remain in that neighborhood.  Another weekly is about to make  its bow in East Kootenay, called the  JMorrisey Miner, in the new town of  the same name. I''. E. Simpson, of the  Cranbrook Herald is behind it, and  if he makes as good a paper in Moirisey  as he does in Cr.iribrook, residents of  the coal town are to be congratulated.  If Col. Prior is successful in per  suading the government to make half  the improvements that he has promised)  in express or implied terms, on his recent trip through the mining districts,  wherever he stopped long enough to  listen to a delegation, it will be a great  thing for this section. It may cost a  few dollars, but it will be a splendid  investment for the government  Hon. E. G. Prior, minister of mines,  while in Phoenix told the editor of the  Pioneer that he was in favor of party  iines in piovincial politics. While in  Cranbrook the same gentleman told the  editor of The Herald that he was not in  favor of party lines. Is it the difference  in altitude or association that causes  this divergent expression of opinion on  an important subject? ��� Cranbrook  Herald.  It's now up to the gallant colonel to  explain how this is thus.  Some Here���The is no trouth in  the minor that the editor ot this paper  has fallen heir to a million dollars.  The only way lie expects to get it is by  delinquents coming to the center with  their backward subscriptions.���New  Denver Ledge.  Want Samples���The directors of  the Provincial Exhibition,^ which will  be held in Victoria on October 7-11,  aie making an effort to secure a representative exhibit of ores and minerals  as an important feature of the fair.-  Victoiia Colonist.  Were We Wise?���Phoenix did not  ask for anything when Col. Prior made  that town a visit. Well, Phoenix is  wise. The record does not show that  the government is spending very much  money on interioi improvements.���  Cranbrook Herald.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  Slocan City will celebrate Labor  Day.  Chinese servants in Vancouver have  foimed a union.  The C. P. R. will build a new roundhouse at Vancouver.  The new creamery at Armstrong is  teady to siart operations.  James J. Hill states that Elko, in  East Kootenay, is an ideal site for a  smelter.  Citizens of Ymir do not like the new  train seivice. It is a mixed blessing  in disguise.  The C. P. R. intends to continue  their Trout Lake telegraph line through  to Kaslo.  Kaslo has a revenue of $5200 a year  from its water supply, and has reduced  the debt to $14,600.  Nelson's tourist association is to send  out a man on the main line to sing the  beauties of the Kootenays.  In thiee years the Nelson Electric  Tramway Co. lost over $43,090 in the  operation of its street railway.  Chas Haskins and Joseph Lobb met  death by drowning in the Josie mine  shaft at Rossland last Saturday.  B. C. MINING NOTE5 !  Kaslu is rijjj'n a��itaiing   iss   miv- -  New t'lei'tnc d:iik air Ik-' t_ pit ���  at ihe Payne mine.  The St. Eugene mine is dosing t:M  the lead maiket improves.    ���  18 inches of high-grade ore has been  struck in the Dardanelles.  The Cariboo returns this season far  exceed any of recent years.  In the Lardeau the Nettie I- is'putting in a compressor and the Triune a  rope tramway.  Rossland mines shipped 6,590 tons  last week, making over 200,000 tons  thus far this year.  An impoitant strike of ore was recently made on the Silver Hill mine,  back of Pilot Bay.  Ferguson's small smelter is expected  to run on Triune ore continuously  from September ist.  For the tenth time it is asserted that  the Marysville smelter will be completed and blown in this fall.  Over 10,060 tons of Slocan ore have  been shipped through Kaslo this year,  Last week the record was 290 tons.  A $43,000 gold brick has been received at the Dominion Assay office,  Vancouver, from the Cariboo Consolidated.  The Mountain Consolidated, near  Kaslo, is reported to have stiuck a rich  vein of carbonate ore assaying 1,019  ounces of silver to the ton.  The following Slocan mines are worb  ing with forces on their payiolls as  follows: Slocan Star, 25 men; Ruth,  40; Payne, 60; Ivanlioe, 10; Last  Chance, 25; Noble Five, 10; Trade  Dollar, 10; American Boy, 30; Mountain Con, 4; Rambler 100.  The July returr.s from the Ymir mine  show that 50 stamps were in opeiation  675 hours and the estimated profits  amounted to $6850, besides development and repairs. This brings the total  net piofit made at the mine during the  first half of the present yearto $52,535.  Good Team of Horses far Sal  j...  t  i,_ >  -    ".������    .    .. ��i-  ���  ! a' !'u is it'. 1 i.1-'- iu' then  .it Piumi'i ulrii e.  33-34  D. J. MATHEiON,  insurance agent,  KlfcE, LIKE, ACC DENT.  Commissioner for taMiis AfflcliiWtn.  Phoenix, B. C  r. a. scon,  CONTRACIOR AND 1.U1I.DER.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  H. S. CAVI.EY. W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  ���    Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C.  - 1  D0Y0  Take  THE PiONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  oi the Boundary. It works for the Boundary.. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $.0.C0.  It costs only $2.00.  If nou read the     .  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  u. D- _Vi___lj_.___.ju uj. ...  my SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  Jjt aj& a^t  PHOENIX, BG.  K.n^ Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  Rcg'ulnr coiiiiniimC-iHoii 8 p. in. Sec  oiui Tlimsdiiy of each month.  Emergent meetings a .Milled. Mnsnulc  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Block.  W. I.. G1.R5IA1NI..  Se-rctnrv.  1'. L. COCK.  '    W. M.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   Xo. 155.   Meets Thursdays al 8 p. in at Min-   eis' Union Hall.   ED. B-.OWN, Pies. AUGUST I'lLGER, Sec'y.  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  Meetings on Friday  nt 830p.m., Miners'  Union Hall.  Visiting   brethren  cordially invited.  JAMKS MARSHALL. Pre��.    U. L. BOYD. Secy,  One of the hest ways to learn how  to do good advei rising is to read good  advertisements and follow their good  lessons. , ,  "Lest we' be forgotten" is an excellent motto for men in trade. It suggests the duty of persistence in adver-  'rising! "The'memory of the public is  very short.  Make hay while the sun shines, but  remember that you must have the grass  plot first. Advertising is the grass plot  of your business and the haymaking  may be continued even when the moon  shines.  "Be instant in season and out of season" is a motto worthy of any man who  advertises. In the dull season one  who has things to sell has need of all  the trade he can get. Like the sun,  the advertisement should be seen every  day in the year.  Advertising, like a knife, is not a  luxury, but an absolute essential. Like  a knife it has to have a well-tempered  edge or the result will be somewhat exhausting. The man who denounces all  knives because he happened to buy a  blunt one, or the boy who denounces  them because he cuts his finger with a  sharp one, would be regarded as veiy  peculiar persons.  Twentieth Century Editorials.  Can a saw buck ?���St. Joseph News.  You bet I Can a horse fiddle?���>  Keokuk Gale City.  Sure. Can a chimney swallow?���  Chicago Tribune.  Certainly. Ever hear a ginger snap?  ���Topeka Capital.   '  Yep. Ever see a bed spring?���Kansas City Jouriiti,  Ofcou.se. Can a rail fence?���New  Yoik U'oild.    .  To be suie. And woldn't a railroad  Je? How would a crash suit?���Balii-  moie American.  First rate. But isn't the weather  vane?���Philadelphia Telegraph.  Rather. Was it a banana peel that  made the night fall?���Chicago Times.  Nothing to it. Do you suppose a  Spo-Kane? Or perhaps Mary ought  Tacoma hair.���Spokane Spectator.  Hardly. But did you ever see  abundance?  Phoenix Lodfe No. 28,  l-uigbts of Pythias.  ' Meets every 'f ue_day night  __7.3_ p. m.. Hardy-McKenzic  llall.  Visiting hreth rei<  nelctine  J.E.W.Thomi-sos, C.C.  J.A.Clark. K.R.S.  II. D. PMORdA.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  K1NE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.    '  PRACTICAL   MINERS.'  AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SPECIAI/1V.  C��raer Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  Phoenix Home B*ewe<l  er  ,* Brewed by n��� Honie-Institution has proven the test and has made a f  $�� host of Friends;who testify to its Good Qualities  .',���' J  I PHOENIX BREWERY I  3g JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.        ^ J  2 Corner Standard Ave, and Banner St..   Phoenix ?  A\  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT A GILMAN  VANCOUVCH.B. C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  TUB  VANCOUVER ASSAY OVKICE  Established 1690.  Minerals Identified and Their Values 1.x-  ���""^    FREE OF CHAR6E.  Have You a Piece of Doubtful Rock?   Just  Mail it to us.   Mill aud smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.  Checking Assays a Specialty.  White Cooks, and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W.^L. U., of Phoenix.  Mcels TiK'Sflay  nights, Sty} o'clock at  Miners' Union Hall.  R.Loraii,  President.  Miss I.osche,  Secretary.  Those desiring liclpapply to secretary. 'Phoncjo  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sajuple.  R. GRE1GER,  Miiuger e����  GREENWOOD  Graves-Williams Block,cor.  Firs, and Old Ironsides Ave  Phoenix, B. C.  A  NE.Wy  EDITION  .  WEBSTER'S  Dictionary  A Dictionary of __.NG_.ISH,  Biography, Geography, Fiction, etc  New Plates Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phrases   and   Definitions  Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  Rich Bindings  '              2364 ,Pna����  5000 Illustrations   Always::  Desirable  Odd pieces of furniture to  ��� make your home more cora-  ��� fortable.    A luxury you can  ��� enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  ���������������������������������������������������������ft********  E-S^ Thi-Iittei-Mtlonalwat first isiutdX  in 1890, 's'uecttding lilt  " f/nairUged."%  The Nttv Edition of the fii/ernatlotiall  * ttiai iSi tied in October,  1900,     pet tliel  latest and best.  Wc alio publish  Wcbster'o    Collegiate    Dictionary  with OloBuary of Scolli.h Words and PIimkk.  " Fir.t class in quality, second clu. in sire."  THEMILWAUKE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & $t. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union a8 the Great -Railway  running the "Pioneer Limited" trains  t-very day and night between St. Paul  and "Chicazo, and Omahif and Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the world."  Understand: Connections are made  with All Transcontinental I-ineB, assur  ing to passengers the best service known  Luxurious coaches, electric lights, steam  hpat, of a verity equaled by no other  See that yo��r ticket reads via "The  Milwauken" when going to any point in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents eel I them. ...  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S Rowe,  Trov. Pass. 4gt��� General Agent,  8ROJKA.NP, ?VN. PORTLAND, 0$  Specimen pugct, etc. of bolh  1' book- sent on Application.  I G.dSC.MERRIAM CO./ wunun '  Puhiishor.    \3SE5__y  Springfield. Masn.  f  AT  A  THE  BINER BLOCK  Near Second Street, on Knob Hill Av.  This Inn two "lory structure 30*40 feet,  with 15x30 foot addition in re��r, Mjltnble -"  fornhop. Second story fitted for living  room-. Well built throughout. Will  wll nl reasonable price 111111 ')ii iMilUfac-  tory teuiia. Particulars can be lind on  the premise- from  :��: MRS. '1'. HINI.R.  ..Limited..  Represented by J,G,Whlte��cre, Nelson, B.C  J. F. Hemenway, Local A(;ent.  e  ���  e  e  e  0  ��  o  e  ���  e  ��  e  ��  ��� ������_-_.o_>**����eaaaeeeoe��fteeo *4*e**o*909��99999(ffeaeao?  Jl'lie best established and regulated hostry in the lioun- ���  'dary.    We are centrally located in our new stables with  ��� a complete outfit of Saddle and Driving Horses.   The  best of rigs.     Parties driven to any Boundary. point.  .COLLINS & McQUAID, Proprietors.  iMr iii me  Old Ironsides  Addition  me KNOB HIU_<  FiitBT fir.  PlIOKNIX.  Choiee Wines, Liquors and Cigars  Glv  us a call.  KD. MONSON, Proprinflr.  __,-*-, *._ -__---_-  '"I"1"*-'    IT'  Lion Homing works  ' JAS McCREATH, Prop  JOBEERS IN WINES, BEEP AND CIGARS  ellen Belters' liltic I.nbel Brand the most  of Mineral Water*.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B C  Sole A���c!!t_ for Rclchsqtiellen Belters' little Label Brand the most  healthful and refreshing of Mineral Water*.  Phone Orders Solicited.  Maple Leaf  Hotel Old Ironsides   Ave.  Chouu WincR,I.i<|i."i- .md Cigars alwH.vn 111  flock. Hoard liv din wr wei-k. One trial ami  you will reiiicin-er The Maple I.��af rorever.  i,i.K(;(. & Mcdonald, Props., ess  ���  in the place to go If you  want tilts l*st uf Liquor,  iijul Cigar..  :AI_MST1.0��L & l.IvRG. .'kopkietors.:   DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C.  T^E NORDEN HOTEL  ��� -Al.MSTl.OM Sr 1.I.RG, I'ki  t jiji*     DOMINION AVENUE,  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading Weekly  0/ tbe Boundary.  Published iu the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 1901  the entire l.oundmy shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was icduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix camp alone shipped 235,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for       ���  per yeai���or the rest of the world for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the-  Latest and Most  Reliable News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and aims t_ be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISH!  ���g S3. tL.  ���.' ? ���  ���'__._,-        V      *'  V��t   *��� �����     ,.*.��� lr  *-,n:,*��" i,*,��i-    ��. -1, *���*  ,*    ** ���"*.. ^'i-ln._    }'\ *-? -,+i.\-^  --*�����. ^r   ������,%,   i��_.''.    .'ij.*J ' \. ir^Vi-.    _  *    Vij-% ���':���_-���_.,   "���-*���-���,,, r��_"_^i *L _._:,> ���*.��*____?ljO.1. _ _"_��_.!__-.__!.___;*_.___?.___: ____,/___I_..y._^Ar_^^____.._!_?.J.._.___! __u!___"  is  Jiil��4 THE PHOENIX PIONEER  f  ���i  **  &V  iW  jQyitarila  r  ���  ��  srronsesnn me world.  J   Asset:  s 133o,568.o6349-   H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  ��� .��� .  ,      .���'''.*' 605606 607 Empire State Building  Surplus $70,137,170.01 SPOKANE, WASH.  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. .Manager, R.ssland, B. C  ���44*m++^ .��� ��� *+44-��� W !  FASHION  LIVfRV..  S1ABICS  Knob Hill Avenue  FRASER &LANDON,  Tkusphonk No. io. .PROPRIETORS.  ���     ; PHOENIX ���  MARKET.- ���  HKAI) OFFICE FOR UOUNDAKV CkKKK, CRKKNWOOI), 11. C. J  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, II. C.   ..'.������ ,,      ' ���  ! P. Burris & Co.  .... Wholesale and Wail Heat Merchants. I  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo,.Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  ��� .;    Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,        J  ��� Grand Porks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoeiiix. ���  {FISH! OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON, j  ��� All orders receive prompt attention. '!  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood 10 and4.  DAILY  A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor;  e__t>_# t^  An U  OilCr to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year .....   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year .............  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  TT____-.   /Including Handsome PorlraitV  yVCi    ^0f King Edward, 17X__ Inches.,/-------   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year....;.;   Subscriptions r_ceiv_il to all Magazines anil  cala ut publishers lowest rates.  $3.75  2.50  2.50  150  2.75  Periodi-  5end all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C  joii't Guess" '   "'  But if you are going east write us for our rates, and let us tell you  about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacific coast to Chicago  and Cincinnati,  Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give you  some valuable information and assistance.    5,319   miles  of track, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars regarding freight or passenger rales, call on or address :  ���    J. C. LINDSAY, T.F.&P.A.,   . B. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  142 Third''St.,'-PORTLAND, ORE. ���  mwmmmmmwmmwwwwmwm  4  mwAWj  Better Stationery mid Job Print,  ipg than that turned out bv the  Phoenix Pioneer has yet to be  produced. The proof of the pudding is in the eating.   Give us 11  trial with your next order   PIONEER .PUB. CO.,  'Phone 14. Phoenix, B. C.  c  Caws by an^^j  Old JacRdawj  K<Jtl(l uftllc spiCltlntl.t. lli_-i(;l.l  Thither I wing my airy flight,  A ncl thence securely sees  The bustle aiid flic rare, allow  Which agltntc mankind below  Secure mid at his ease.  Last Saturday evening an 'ajjgrrga-  'i��'ii ol three called the Anthony l.lac-  Oddity'Co., held forth at Hardy-Mr-  Kenzies hall. The Old Jackdaw is in-  formed that the audience consisted 01  exactly twelve boys and four adults���  these and no more. The colored  artists (?) did their best to give sotn.  sortol an entertainment, but it was  pretty up hill work, even for a 'barnstorming company to get up enthusiasm  in an empty house.  A good show; properly advertised,  always gets a good audience in Phoe-  hix, but a poor outfit, with little or no  adveiUsing, stands a small chance ol  getting tnougli to pay their board, in  this or any other western town. There  is a little moral in the above tale, and  it is sti plain that he who walks or runs  may read, Those who cater, to the  public should see that they utilize the  best means existing���the press���'.0  make the public thoroughly aware 61  their presence. Otherwise they rue  likely to get pretty slim pickings from  the dear public, who, as P. T. Barnum  is /reported to have said, may like to  be humbugged, but do not like it ii  they know it.  A story is leaking out about Eugene  Shea and his recent trip back cast t.<  see his parents in New York state  While in Montreal, it seem?, Mi .'Shea  was taking in all the sights available  one day, aud he was so interested thai  he did iiot see a vehicle approaching,  which after it. had actually run ovei  and knocked him down and rolled him  in the dust of Canada's chief city,  proved to be nothing else than an  automobile. Fortunately, no serious  damage was done, and the genial pro-  pi ietor of the Belle, ue was able shortly  to resume his journey to the chief mining town of the Boundary, where the  whirr of the automobile is as yet unknown.  ������������  More than once, the Old Jackdaw  has heard it stated among newspaper  men that it is exceedingly hard for  them to keep away from printer's ink,  if they once get a good smell of it.  This is illustrated by the successful attempt of John Houston,-of Nelson, to  break into the journalistic arena once  more, when his friends thought he had  had enough of the game.  M.  It is also said that Frank. H. McCarter, Sr., is once more figuring on  starting a paper at Grand Forks. Mr.  McCarter was the founder cf the Grand  Forks Miner, which he later amalgamated with the Gazette of the same  place, having purchased the latter.  Then the News was started there by  Ii. I). Hall, who after buying the Gazette and consolidating the two as the  News-Gazette, sold out his interests  and is now in Washington, D. C.  Should Mr. McCarter enter the field  again in Grand Forks, it is needless to  say that there would be warm times  once more in that place. Since leaving this section last spring, Mr. McCarter has been down in Oregon, but  evidently thinks that there are worse  places to do business in than the Boundary.  The Old Jackdaw;  It is hot definitely known whether construction work will be resumed at this  nd j: st now, although there seems to  ;e a probability that a considerable  i' rtioh of the line up the Fraser river,  valley will be built before the end." of  this year. The Coast-Kootenay road  will open up a region abounding in coal,  mineial and agricultural resources,' especially in the Siinilkameen district.  /.a Important Notice.  The last issue of the B. C. Gazette  ���1 xitained the following:  "Notice is hereby given that under  die provisions of section 143 of the  Mineral Act,;his honor the lieutenant  governor in council lias been pleased  10 rescind, theorderof the 15th of May,  iy_2, published in the Biitish Columbia Gazette of the same date, with regard to the interpretation to be placed  upon paragraph 2 ol section 5 of the  Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1898,  and 'o make the following order in lieu  thereof, namely:���That paragraph 2-0!  section 5 of Mineral Act Amendment  Act, 1898, be so interpreted that,  should any free miner perl'oim assessment work 011 his claim' during any  one year to the value of one hundred  dollars or more in excess of the amount  requited"to be done in , any one year  by the Mineral Act, the light thereby  given such free miner of recording a  certificate of work done to the value of  each one hundred dollars, so as to  cover his assessment work for an additional year in respect of each one  hundred dollars in excess! shall be exercisable only during the year in which  such excess shall be performed.- And  it is further ordered that this order shall  take effect from the (list day of June,  1902.', '.'���'.  Slicking Talent.  One of the most important elements  in success is,the quality of persistence,  that which enables a mail to hold on  when everybody else lias,lost faith and  courage. It is this j.eljment in the  racehorse which enables':!.him ,'to win,  because he keeps up a little longer  ���han the others, who have become  winded and are obliged to drop out of  the race. This holding on quality is  characteristic of the successful man.  When everybody else has lost faith,  has given up, or has fallen to the rear,  he still persists forging ahead. It is  the one neck nearer that wins the race.  ��� rht_..rft_rf7_rfi .rf7.rfr_rfz.ife rf__rfz_rfz.rf_ ���  <  it  ���j Painters��ndDecorators  : Indoor   and   Outdoor  Work  -; Promptly Done with pure lead  . and oil.    Paper Hanging and  : Kalciminmg.  1 Leave   Your Orders at Bcllcvuc   Hotel.  )  PHOENIX, B. C.    I  0 i^r^s ^ _ji- 7$p$r-z$s-zyr ip-iyr i&-i$s'q  FINIS-UNO RAILWAY SURVEYS.  Great Northern's Still Plans to Connect Coast  and Koolcnuv  A dispatch from Grand Forks last  Saturday states that it is understood  that the Great Northern railway will  shortly send parties into the field with  ��� he object of making a reconnaissance  of that portion of the Coast-Kootenay  route lying between Vancouver via the  proposed New Westminster bridge and  the Hope Mountains district, as .1 pre  liniinary to undertaking the location  survey. The recent speech delivered  here by President J. J. Hill would appear to possess even more significance  lhan was ascribed to his utterances at  the time, when he declared that the  surveys would soon be accomplished  and that, bonus or no bonus, he was  prepaired to build the road from the  coast and the interior simultaneously.  The preliminary survey from the  coast terminus will probably be started  within a few weeks. The work, it is  reported, will be under the direction of  James H. Kennedy, chief engineer of  the V., V. & E. Mr. Kennedy had  charge of the engineering work in connection with the building of the eastern section of the V., V. :& E., that  forms a link between Cascade, B. C,  and Carson, B. C.j in Mr. Hill's  through line to Republic, opened for  traffic a few days ago.  That portion of the proposed line  irom Midway, B. C, west 100 miles  to the Similkameen river was surveyed  last year by Mr. Kennedy's engineers.  WAY  you  should   bv   "FAIK PLAY  CHEWING TOBACCO.  RECA I_HE it i* the best quality.  BECAUSE it is the most lasting chew.  Bl'-CAUSi'" it is the largest high grade 5  , or. -10-.. plue.  BECAUSE the taps are valuable for pre  itiiiinis UNTIL JANUARY 1st. 11KM.  HKCA USE we guarantee every p.m., ane  BECAUSE your dealer is authorized  to  refund  your  money  if you   are   not  satisfied.  Tub Emtihk Tobacco Co,, Ltd.  NOTICE.  Application for Transfer of Liquor License.  Not ire is hereby given that thirtj  lay. after date we will apply to th<  Board 01 Li��'en_ing Commissioners oi  1 he Corporation of the city of Phoenix,  ''or a transfer of the liquor license heK.  >y us for the Dominion Hous-, Old Iron-  -ide- avenue, situated on Lot. 15 and 10  Hloekll, City of Phoenix,   to  Oxley A-  M-Cluilg. <.. II.LIS & FOUREKT,  Per J. N. Willis.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 1st day oi  July, A. D.. 1SI02.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    'Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it.  ... .C. VV. GREER, Proprietor  ��� ���toai��*��a*iaac>��<i*��.ti  Jewelery  of every descrip  lion suitable for birthay presents can b  obtained at  W. ZIMHERMAN'S  ����eoooo��esfflo����90����>��09����ffioe  Anecdotal-  la one o. the Philadelphia college" *!.  professor ot chemistry asked a. student  th* other day: "Now, suppose, you wer��  called to a patient who had swallowed  a heavy dose of oxalic acid, ' what  would you administer?" "I would administer the sacrament," replied the  student, who, by the -way, Is said to be  studying for the .ministry, and takes  chemistry because It Is obligatory.  It Is reported;that Innocent"IV..'and  Thomas Aquinas were standing together as the bags of treasure were  being carried: In ��� through the gates of.  the Lateran. "You s.j," observed the  Pope, with a ,8mlle, "the day is post  when the Church could say, "Silver and  gold have I none.'" "Yes, holy father,"  was the saint's reply, "and, the day la  past also when the Church could say to  the lame trian, 'Rise and walk.'"  .-'��� W. J. Bryan told a good story at hla  own expense in New York recently: "I  spoke during the campaign In a little  Illinois town.: In front of me sat a  man rigidly attentive. He drank In  every word I said; I think he had  drunk in something else besides. When  I finished he came up and wrung my  hand. 'Mr. Bryan,' he said, 'you are  wonderful, wonderful. You are the  first man I ever saw whose.back teeth  I could see all the time he wus speaking.'" ���  ' :.���<-  President Roosevelt Is fond of telling  any stoiy at his own expense. That  which he enjoys most is the following:  Former Governor Wise had told the  President that It was the general opinion, so far as he-had heard, that he'  would go down to posterity as a Washington. The President replied that ho  was delighted to hear that. "But."  added Wise, In 1 a serious manner,  ���'whether it will be as a George or ft  Booker T. 1 don't know." The President lo said to have laughed so A'ss.r-  tlly over "this that Wise became  alarmed.  Dr. Rlxey, who for some years wai  the private physician In the McKinley  household, says that when the late  President's mother sat down for the  first time to a White. House dinner  what seemed to impress her most was  the prodigal supply of cream. She^  commented on Its abundance, and then  added: "Well, William, at last I know  What they mean when they speak of  the Cream of Society." The President  laughed.. "I admit," said he, "that  there seems to be an extravagant array of cream on the table, but you  know, mother, we cajn afford to keep ��  cow, now."'  An amusing story Is being told of Sir  Henrjr Howorth, who, besides being tht  author of many scientific works, has  written an elaborate historical book entitled "History of the Mongols." It  seems that the other day Sir Henry  found himself at a dinner party next  to a lady who determinedly talked  ;dogs to him from the soup to tht  dessert. Rather bored. Sir Henry a'  last remarked that though his friend/  somewhat unkindly declared that he  could chatter on any subject, he was  obliged to own that he was utterly a>  sea on the topic of dogs. The lady  looked astounded. "Why, are you not  Sir Henry Howorth? I understood  from our host that you were the author of a learned book on Mongrels,  and I was so delighted, as I am s.  . interested in all kinds of dogs."  A story is told of a certain English  bishop well known for his verbosity  who rose to address the House ot  Lords on a very important occasion, "t  will divide my speech under twelve  heads," he said, to the discomfort ol  his audience. The Marquis of Sails-  bury beggedto be'allowed to Interpose  with a little anecdote. "A friend bt  mine was returning home late one J  night," he said, "when opposite St. j  Paul's he saw an intoxicated man try- |  ing to ascertain the time on the big  clock there. Just then It began to  strike and slowly tolled out twelve.  The man listened, looked hard at the  clock and said, 'Confound you, 'why  couldn't you have said that all at  once?' " The bishop heartily joined in  the laughter which followed, and took  the hint contained In the story.  Dr. John Kerr, the well-known Scottish school Inspector, was once faced  in a Banffshire manse by this question  put to him by the lady of the house on  behalf of her inquisitive son. "Mr.  Kerr, Is it true that the devil goes  about like a roaring Hon?" "It must  be true," he replied, "for it is in the  Bible." A shrill voice came from tho  corner: "Then wha keeps his fire In  when he's gaun aboot?" Dr. Kerr also  tells ah anecdote of a woman who had  Just lost her husband, and the minister  calling to condole with her found her  sitting In front of a large bowl of  porridge. "Terrible loss, terrible loss,"  sighed the minister. "Aye," was the  reply, "it's a terrible loss to me. I've  just been greetin' a' nlcht, and as sune  as I finish this wee drap porridgj, I'm  Just gaun to begin again."  A Real Help.  The Woman's Aid Society In New  York has done great work in helping  the poor. Like all charitable organizations. It has to contend with ingratitude, stupidity, and wilful Improvidence. The "Commercial Advertiser"  relates one Instance that Is amusing to  read of. but must have been a trifle  discouraging to the society.  To a poor woman whose husband  was In Jail they gave some clothing  and ten. dollars In money, thlnklrij- that  she would know best what she wanted,  and so spend the money more wisely  than they.  A week after the gift had been made  a deputation of members called at the  squalid home to see the results of their  assistance. They found no Improvement In the condition of the family.  "Well, Mrs. Nolan," asked one of  them, "how are you getting along?"  "Fine," said Mrs.. Nolan.  "Did the clothes fit, and did you find  a use for the money?"  "Sure, the clothes fitted fine, an' the  chtlder looked so nice I had all their  pictures took wld the money ye gave  me, an' I'm going to have me own  took this week to send to the old folks  in Ireland."  Money and Dreams*  He settled himself In his roomy chair  In his big, old house, where be ted  lived so long that the city had grown  up away and, beyond him,, leaving  the house, which had been In ft  fashionable neighborhood, so ��� tax  down town that there Was tittle  ! more than the hum of business to  be heard all day around It. The old  mail's housekeeper brought hlin a sool  j drink, and one of his nephews came  in to enquire how he had stood the  unusual heat of the day.  He had so many nephews and niece*  to look after his comfort. Some even  stayed In town all summer to be near  him. When they tried, to persoiade hlro  to go away for a little rest in the hot  weather lie would say: :'  "Rest! Who wants rest? If you let  money rest It rusts���rusts!' Turn.lt  over, keep turning it over; It grows. It  grows!" And he would add that the  summer was the best time of all for  work. ,The old financier was the possessor of many millions. But he walked  alone. This evening he sat in the twilight which settled itself hot and thick  about him. The night was bringing no  .'cooling breath. The roar of the metro-  polls was dying away In ' tired sobs  outside The city's life seemed sapped  with the heat. Even the old man, who  never stopped his work for anythlug,  realized that it was unusually hot tonight. He fanned himself with his  newspaper and took a sip from the  glass whioh stood near him on the table.  He closed,,his eyes. He felt such a  strange sense of oppression. , No, he  was not dizzy., It had passed. He  opened his eyes and put up his hand to  unfasten his collar, At his neck he  touched a twisted cord of silk that was  around It., He pulled at the cord and  drew out Its length. From It hung a  ring���a silver ring���old-fashioned and  worn, and on It two, raised hearts lying against each other and rubbed  smooth by time.  '_ He sat now with his eyes closed  again and his hand folded over tho  ring on his breast. He dreamed once  more, and It was his last dream. It  was Bummer���yes���but It was nearly  fifty years ago. The dust and roar of  the city gave way to the scent and  quiet of an old garden; the heat to the  dew of a country evening. Its breejS-  llghtly moving the leaves of the trees  and fluttering the ruffles of a girl'*-  muslin frock, with its pattern of summer blossoms upon It.  A boy���such a boyish country boy���  took the silver ring; then new and  shining, from his pocket and put it on  the hand of the girl in the flowered  muslin frock. Then they kissed each  other, and the girl fell to sobbing, with  her arms about her companion's neck,  and he spoke:  "Never mind, dear; Annie, dear. I  am going away to make a fortune, and  I'm coming back for you, and we 'will  be married, and I will take you away  to the city, and you will be rich and  have everything you want."  "But I don't like the city. I should  be so afraid and so confused, and yau  might not love me there as you do  now here In the country. People in  the city forget each other so."  "No, they don't; not If they really  love each other, and I love you.' Nothing can ever make me forget you. See,  not as long as evening comes after the  day and the stars come with It."  They kissed each other again.    '������'  The ring came, back to him in a! letter with a flower from Annie's grave.':  Never once did he go to seek the  grave to rest by it a moment. Work  became his love and gold the star that  guided him.  Now he clasped the silver ring tighter, tighter. By and by he gasped and  fell forward. His clasp relaxed; he  sighed once, a deep sigh, then lay there  quite still. And later they .found htm  so.���Margaret Klein in the New York  "Herald."  Algy ��� Pooh Gussie"s condition It  ���ewy serious, indeed. He cawn't even  .wnlse his head fwom the pillow. Percy  ���Great heavens! What's the matteh?  Algy���The foolish fellah lost his head  In a game of pins-pong lawst evenii-.g.  and played steadily foh neahly fifteen  A Useful Helpmate.  The editor of the Grapevine "Telegraph," after spending six year*  without a break, in the editorial  harness, felt himself entitled to a vacation, and went away to the mountains  for'a month's hunting and fishing,  leaving his wife in charge of the paper.  On his return he was astonished to  find his office overflowing with potatoes. Everything that could be turned  Into a receptacle was filled with them.  Each pigeonhole In his desk contained  a potato. The drawer of his editorial  table was bursting with potatoes. Old  ink-kegs, lined with papers, were filled  and heaped with them. There wer.  potatoes In the coal-bucket, In the ash-  pan, and even In the stove itself.  They were no small potatoes, either.  Every one of them was as big as his  fist, and some were,as big as two fists.  The collection would have taken a premium at a county fair.  "Lucy," he said, after the greetings  were over, "what does all this mean?"  "Oh," she almost sobbed, "I wanted  to do something original, and so I announced, In the first number of the  paper I printed after you went  away, that the 'Telegraph' would  be sent for one year to the person sending us the largest potato raised in this county, for six  months to the person sending the next  largest, and for three months to the  one sending the third largest. The potatoes began coming in right away,  and they've been coming ever since.  Some persons, I am afraid, have tried  to get all three of the prizes. I have  begged the people not to send any  more, and I do believe they are doing  !t now for a joke. V/e can't announce  any prizes till they quit coming, and  there are some boys In the other room  with their pockets bulging with thorn  right now, and���Oh. Cyrus, what, shall  we do?"  "Do?" said tbe editor, with a grin on  his* face. "Do? The right thing to do  would be for me to go away for anotn-  er month and let you continue to edit  the paper. Potatoes are worth a dollar a bushel, and you have got enough  of them here to pay all the expenses  of my trip, and all they cost us is a  dollar and seventy-five cents' worth of  'Telegraph.' If you want am apprentice, just consider me in line for ths  Job."  Wife���I am going down town thin  morning to try and match a piece of  Bilk. Hushand^-Very well, my dear;  I'll tell the cook to save some dinner  for you. and I'll put the children to be<_  myself.--"Tit-Bits."  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NQTICN.  Dominion Mineral Claim, situate in the Grand  Forks Mining Division o( O-Oj-oos District.  Where located: On I.ooUmit Mouiilnin.nml  near the Lookout Mineml Claim.  Take notice that I, Svilney _ I Johnson acting  as agent for J. P. Shannon, I'ree .Miner's Certifi- i  cute No. II 54495. intend, yixiy days from the date j  hereof, to apply to the Miuiiiff Recorder for n I  certificate of improvements, for the purpose ol 1  obtaining a crown smut of the above claim. I  And further take notice thai action, under s.c- '  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of July, A. D., 1002.  43 Sydney M. Johnson.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ot Improvements.  NOTICK.  Ilij.  Six Mineral Claim, situate in  the   Grand  Voiks.Miniiig Divisionof Osovoos District.  Where located: In Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney,M. Johnson, acting  as agent for 1.1'; Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. H 51619, and O. E. Robinson, Free Miner's  Certificate No. II 5S_o6, intend, sixty days from  the d:\tc hereof, to apply to the. Mining K_��_rdc.  for a certificate ot improvements, for Hie purpose  orobtainiii;. a crown grant of the above claim  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated tills 30th day of July, A. D., 1902  4* Sydney M. Jounso.v.  EASTERN  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED I 859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,955,225  RESERVE FUND   - -   $1,200,000  BOARD OF ItlRKCTORSi  Wm. Fak .vm.i., President.  Hon. M. II: Cociihank, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood : J. S. Mitchell, G. .Stevens, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. 11.  Kathau, H. B,  Browu, K. C.  HEAD OFFICK, SHKRBROOKU, P. Q.  Jas. Mackiuuon.  Gen'l Mgr.  S. Kdcku..  Local Mgr.  8. F.Mohe. , Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  Iu Province of Quebec���  . Montreal, li. Amtlu, Manager.  Waterloo W. I, Brigga, Manager.  Hock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowansvllle. H. p. Williams. Mgr.  Cootlcook.E. N. Robinson,Manager.  Richmond, W. I.. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W H. Robinson, Mgr.  Bcdloru   W. II. Hargrave, Mgr.  Iluiit ngd.ii.A. W. Watson,Mgr.  Magog. W. I). Fraser, Mgr.  St. Kyacliithe, J. I.aframbolse, Mgr.  Orm_tot.il, H W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, K. P. Olivier, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  drain! Forks, Win. Spier, Mgr  Phoetix, N. II. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agentt   Iu    Canada, Bank of Montreal   and  Brunches.  "    London, Eng., NotionalBnnk of Scotland.  "     Boston National Kscliange Bank,  "     New Vork, National Park Hank.  Collection,     made at   all   accessible   point*.  Drafts issued for anv renin red amounts, good at  all points in Canada,   u. S. and Hurope.    Ki-  change bought and aold. t  Savuios  Branch    Dki'artmknt   at    Kach  Orpicic.  Interest allowed from date of deposit' aud com-  Jiounded annually without requiring attention ot  lepositor.  Office Iloura: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 12.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific M_.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt, Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets tp Europe and other  foreign countries.  .Leaves       Spokane Time Schedule.  Daily Effective Tune ._ 190-  Arrlvea  Dally  7.45 a.m. FAST MAIL���Tu and from  Coeur d'Aleue district, Farm-  Ington ��� Garfield folfax.Pull-  . '' man, 'Moscow, *Pomeroy,  WniUbuig, Dayton, Walla  Walla, Pel dletou. Baker City    : \  and all points East.... 6.25 p.m.       <  3:45 p. in. EXPRESS���For Farmington  Garfield, Colfax,   Pullman,  Moscow,r.ewiston, Portland  ' .  Sou Francisco, Baker City  and all points EAST.  EXPRESS ���From" all points  East, Baker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Gar*  field aud Farmington   .   .. 950 a. ra.  ���Except Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  ..;���_ San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock, Portland,  'ot 8 p. m. and from Spear Street wharf, SauFrau-  cisco, at 10 a. ni. every five days,  ��� Tickets on sale at all S. F. & N. Stations.  For further.information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J.-MOHLER, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  Spokane Talis and northern  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARI)  RED MOUNTAIN R'Y.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. Sr  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily lor  Republic, and connects al Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains between Spokane aud Northport.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5. 1901.  Leave. DailyTraiu Arrive,  .:_oa.rn.._ Spokane.. 7:15 p. in.  x_:_5a. ni Rossland 4:10 p. m  9:40 a. ni. Nelson 6.45 p. m.  H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent  HAWV0-. HOT SPKIXtJS SAMTAKIl M  The most complete U C A 1 T U  on the continent of North M t #_ i. I - fl  America. Situated midst D P C j) P T  scenery unrivalled for gran- " t w V II I  deur. Boating, Fishing and Excursions. Kesi  dent Physician aud Nurse. Telegraphic communication with all parts of the world ; two  mails arrive and depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervous and muscular diseases; its waters heal all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach Ailments  Terms:. $15 to J18 per week, according to res-  deuce iu hotel or Halcvou Hot Springs,  ow Lake Ii. c.  -far Feature!  Columbia and Kootenay,  Between NELSON and MIDWAY.  IMF AI Q a la Carte.  IVILMLO  Table d'Hote  Liquors and Cigars at  Standard Prices.  Complete   equipment,   unequalled   in  the  West.  For Time-tables   rates and   full Information  j call qu or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey, E.J.Covi.e,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J, S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  _  :^��I1  :1����  -Mm-.  ��� WfW'',<  ���'-_F__-   "  m  Wwy  SI  iMm'y  Iii  at_,  m  \fWr-1  aw.'..v.  tetfe-'  m  K  VV  1 Mat'it-:  ��1  11  lift  m  L ___���_��- ft1  [���v.      '.('.if',   ���  ���mi'  "!���' ,i -  i�� __;r  _,-S-f__S-*  4;_i ___f"3f  _��______ J'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric _.*��**'  ^^^ Bells  and Lighted ���  The Dominion House  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Rooms and Dining Room  In t-limge ol the Misses Small.    Table seivcd ivitli the best in  markets. Special attention to wants ol mineis and mining men.  fru    ^^   .     i��wmm������cs Hot Weather |;  Church Services  I ^ "' '  (.^%.%^.-V*.'V^%*./��_^.-%^.^,  Tomorrow.  taaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa  ����##�����������������������������������������*�����������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������  Bellevue Hotel!  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAIHS. UVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and  Cigais.  'Phone 29  Dining Room  First-class in  Every Particular.  O  {'BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERA L INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Council-Will Visit���By invita-  1 keeping tlie books of tlie  K. & G. I'  'tfoM..e~cf_��- council of Phoe'nix   will ,��>'��� Co. on this side of the line for 418  ^ ^i't^frui  visit the  city council  of Greenwood jd".*-    Ii is a merry war  and   an   un-[ster fair l|lisfa���#  next Thursday in a body to talk  over; fortunate  tangle   for .r   new  .aibvay  the     proposed     Greenwood Phoenix The end is not.yet  Have you had that photograph taken  yet? This is just the weatliei lor it.  ���Milnei's Photo tent,  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from September  10th to 14th, inclusive.  W. H. Covert, the well known Kettle river valley fruit grower, will send  t to the New U'estuiin-  proposed  tiamu-ay project.  Opekinc of School���On Monday  Delegate  From'Phoenix ���Dr.  morning  the  Phoenix  public  school  G S Gordon has gone to the coast to resumed sessions for the  fall and win  attend the third annual meeting of ihe'ter term.  George D. Turner, the pnn-  British Columbia Medical Association,  which is meeting in the city oi Vancouver today. He will probably be  absent from the city a week or ten  days, enjoying a short vacation.  Pay Your Taxes ��� Today is the  last day on which to pay city taxes  and get the advantage of the liberal  cipal, had returned from his vacation to  the coast several days before, and Miss  Currie, the new junior instructor, arrived last Saturday. Over 70 scholar.  were present on the opening day, and  since then the attendance has increased fo 75. There are still a number of  children of school age in the city, who,  if they attended, would bring the num-  discount offered for prompt set'..- -1  Taxes have been coming in to the city j  clerk within   the List two wreels in  large measure, particularly this vreefc-  As a result the city  treasury is in a  better shape than for some time past.'  dement 1oer considerably over 100.  Englishmen Coming ��� A delegation of four fiom the Congregational  Union of England and Wales will arrive in Phoenix Sqrtember 14-h on a  tour of the province. It will consist  of Rev. Alfied Roland, pastor of the  second largest Congregational church  in the woild.Rev. J. D. Jones and two  prominent laymen. Mr. Roland, who  >i? a distinguished divine and a friend  of Rev. Jasper Hard, will occupy the  local Congregational pulpit one Sabbath.  Endorsed the Call ��� A meeting  of the Presbytery of Kootenay was held  at Grand Folks on Wednesday of this  . week to consider the call made by the  Phoenix Presbyterian church to Rev.  V. M'." Purdy "to'become the settled  pastor. Delegates were present from  Rossland, Nelson, Cranbrook, Greenwood, Grand Forks, Columbia and  other places, Phoenix being represented by George E. Dey. The call was  sustained by the Presbytery, and the  induction will take. place on the 24th  of September.  Gty and District Notes  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  T^oublss Upon Troubles���The  Kettle Valley railway troubles seem to  accumulate  with   time.    Ex-Manager  " _v_or_is * went to Spokane and began  suit for shares in the line. Detectives  were employed, who -unearthed some  things, and several employees suddenly had a preference .far,' Uncle  Sam's  . ozone.    This week Mayager  Holland  'and oth_r offi-i_._"^.ave been in Spokane with the railway's detecVive force,  armed to  the  muzzle  with a deadly  ,   warrant for    Morris,   who   discreetly  .   keeps out of sight.    But another st�� inj.'  is pulled, and   the company is served  with pa|>ers in a suit   for $41,000, foi  How about your subscription, gentle  \ reader ?  An extended tennis tournament is in  prog.ess at Greenwood.  Xeil Hardy returned Monday from  a trip to Christina lane  Born, to the wife of Louis Dubray,  August 25th, a daughter.  Columbia has an attendance of 34  scholais in its public school.  Died, at Grand Forks, Mrs.   Frank  McGee, of heart failure,  age 24 years.  W. S- Macy, wife and child returned  Monday from a aeek's visit  at Walla  . Walla.  -'he Grand Forks steam iaundriy  has closed, on account of lack of patronage.  The Evening Sun, of Grand Forks  and Columbia, has enlarged and  donned a new dress.  W. R. Brock, of the Canadian geological department, is doing field work  in the Boundary camps.  A number of Phoenicians and other  Boundary residents have been camping  and fishing on Christina lake.  A. 0. Cochrane, of Grand Forks, is  spending a week or two in camp, while  his brother is over at Vernon.  The Greenwood Curling Club proposes to incorporate with $5,000 capital and erect a first class rink.  as. Milner has moved his photo  tent to the center of thp city, comer ol  School street and Dominion avenue.  O. H. Becker, travelling freight agent  of the C. P. R., of Nelson, was in  Phoenix Monday w.th Auditor C. A.  Hell.  Geo. W. WooRter, whose authograph  appears at the bottom of all (jranbx  company checks, came up from the  Porks Thursday.  William R. Williams, accountant tor  the Dominion Copper Co., left by Tuesday's train for a ten days' trip to Banff  and Edmonton.  Government examinations for engineer and fitemen, undfii tji.e new act,  will be held at Greenwood some tjme  duiing September.  Miss Millie Horton, of Nelson, took  charge of the Eholt public school,  which opened for the fall and wintei  term last Monday.  Samuel Somerviile, manager for die  Win Hunter Co..Ltd., wen: to Veinon  this week to get his family, expecting  to return early next week.  Geo, Ewing, of Giand Forks, is taking the place of Allan Morkill in the  E. T. Bank, while the latter is in the  forks, where his brother is sick.  Bring the children or old folks, and  we'll make you portraits that will surprise you. Prices are right, too. Mil-  ner's, cor. School and Dominion.  John A. Morrin, of the fiimol Mor-  rin, Thompson & Co., left by Monday's train foi trip to Albcita. Mis.  Morrin is visiting friends in Republic.  H. E. Woodland, of Grand Foiks,  h.->s gone for a visit to Guelph, Out.,  where he will be married to Miss Bower, sister of the cily clerk of Grand  Forks.  Peter Genelle, of the Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., accused of setting fire to  his steamers at Dawson, has.finally  been released, there being no evidence  against him.  Contractor John Copp has completed the brick work on the Cascade  Water, Light and Power Co's sub-station in Phoenix. The truss roof is now  being put on.  Almstrom & Berg, of the Norden  hotel, have dissolved partnership, Mr.  Berg continuing the hotel, and Mr.  Almstrom paying attention1 to his news  and tobacco business.  A unique photograph can be seen  at McRae Bros & Smith's It shows  both fhe cjty ol Greenwood and thai  of Phoenix, haying bepn tijken from a  point in South Deadwood camp.  Wm. Downie, superintendent of the  Kootenay-Boundary division of the C.  P. R., was iii the city Thursday, in  connection with the improvements the  company is making to the trackage  here.  Rev. J. W. Hindley, formerly of  Quelp, Ont., but now on the way to  take cbafge of the Congregational  church at Vancopyer, iyas a visitor in  the city Wednesday.' While here he  took a look at the Granby mines.  \V. W. Slater, of England, chairman  of the board of directors of the Jewel  Gold Mines, Ltd., made an examination of the company's excellent Lor.  Lake property last week, and will le-  commend the erection of a large re-  dtjctjpn plant.  Do you wantToy photographs ? If  so I can give you the best work j'11 the  portrait line ever turned out in Phoenix. It will stand the test. James  Milner, cor.' School and Dominion.  Church  .of     England���St   John's|  ' Mission; services  lomoiiow,   evening.'  I Rev. V.. P. Plewdliiig, vicai. I  1     St. Ai-cuews'   Presbyteiian Church, >  ; Seiviie tomonou   at   11   .1.   m-   and1  1 7:30 p. 10     SuniU   m-Ihki! .ind llil'le  < l.'i-s.u  5 II. in.      Kc\. \    M.   i'lin.'..  ' 1  B.   \.. pastoi. i  Congiegatipnal���Preaching services  tomoitoiv.it .1 a. 111. and 7:30 p.m.  Rev. Jasper ll.nd,    pastor.  Methodist���11 a. in. Talks on the  Life ol Cluist. 3 p.m., Sinuliy school  as usii.il. 7.30 p. m., evening service.   Rev. T. Gicen, 15. A , pastor.  R. C. church evening seivice. only,  at 7.30. Immetli.net) after seivice, a  geiieial meeting will lie held to decide  whether ihe n.'. chinch shall be built  ik.v. 01 in thi.* '���prii".'.  Fr. J..V.I--d,iid, O.M.I., Pastor.'  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Remember you can get anything in  the market al the Dominion.  Drop in al Almstioiu's when in lower town, lie has the finest goods in  his line.  L.'i)ing hens for sale by Mrs. W. B.  Willcox, cor. Second St. and Grey  Eiglc avenue.  Alr.istrom's chocolates don't melt  this weather, but they will melt in  your mouth.  Fine breakfast and dinner set lor  sale at bail" pi ice at tho Pioneer office.  Imported goods.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be nl  his office, Hank block, from-Septembsr  ioth to 14th inclusive.  Thos. Hard) is nffeiing some Ini-  gains this week. Look up his ad. It  may save you money.  Almstiom keeps one ol the finest  stocks ol cigais and tobaccos to be  lound in this .section.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the land that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them?  The Hunlci-Kendrick Co. have a  special boot and shoe sale 011 iio\v, with  full lines to select fiom.  Moirin, Thompson & Co. have the  latest and ficshest in the markets in  the fruit and green vegetable lines.  As the summer is fast going, the  Wm. Hu iter Co., Dominion avenue,  are making a drive on ladies' .blouses  in black, white and fancy colors.  Half interest in a good livery business lor sale, on account of poor health.  Apply to J;��� _>. Fraser at Fashion  Stable, K.nob'.Hjll Ave., Phoenix, 13. C.  Hall's photo yiews of l'hoenix and  the Kooteiiay'generally w II be fpund  on sale,at Mcl.enzie's drqg store hereafter These are the finest views'obtainable. -    "  NOTICE.  I, John Wilson, awign mv Interest in  license on lot'11,   block 8,   l'hoenix, B.  C, until January 15,   1903,   lo James  Summer?.      ' John Wilpnn.  Phoenix, B. C, Angust 20, 1902.  As  as  ..\  as  ..>  /ft  $ KODAKING DAYS  /!i Aie .011 Thinking about buy-  /!v it'g.i Kodak?    Ii.sojou wil  2? no doubt w.i"l   to know  jus.  '.US \,ii_i_ to liu.  il.^m.  ^ Well to make a long story ^  /j\     short, wc l.ec|> them     SJj)  W in all size? and  cost.     Fiom  (OS one costi m $1  to those  loi  /jj. the .uJvancvil stiuL-nl, costing  h\ lioin $S, $10 and upwatds.  /IV      \Vu l_-_pllirwill-1cii'iuii  ijxtlli ill  ilk    lCinl.iksiiiiil cnrr_ .icniplili   IIik <;  fk\ I'jKi-i'oi.K.ii'itic hiirri,n:��   on  .IS  ..>  /ft  ^lii _��___:___;-__: _��^_S;_S:4_;4;__?  unil cec for )our__ir,  , ndbeDroil  KNOIl IIII.I. AVI... l'HOl.NIW II. C  WHY vou shonld buy "FAIR PLAY"  "CHEWING TOBACCO.  BECAUSE it is.the best quality.  BECAUSE it is the most lasting chew.  BECAUSE it is the largest, high grade 5  or 10>. plue.,  BECAUSE the'tags are valuable for premiums UNTIL JANUARY 1st, 1904.  BECAUSE we guarantee every plug, and  BECAPSE }Qiir ite^jer is aiiihorized to  n-fnnd y6fjrmon|_y jf you are not .��atis  fied. "      ' '        .  Ths Empire Ton veco Co , Lrp  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given 1 hat all account.*  due the undersigned mn��t lit- paid immediately, or they will Le placed in the  hands of a solicitor for roi led ion.  ,   Giuk. A. McCi.u.vc; & Co.  Phoenix, B. 0.. Auj;. 10, 1902.  Agpliajtioij far Transfer of Hulci Lisease.  Notice is hereto gjveq that v.e'_1iall apply to  ihe Hoard of l,ic^qsfc (;ontmi{sioiierti of the City  ofl'hoenhf.at lUiicxt .fcel-iiK. |.r the transfer  orthcliolel licenw field by "f for Che Kupli Hill  hotel, situated on lots I. 'ami jo, lilueff u. Old  Irons-lies ��ub'livi��io��, cily of l'hoenix, to Kdirard  Muusoii. _ w. J. Murrl-ou.  James Anderson,  Dated June ;j, 190a. Licensees  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM  THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  Dntil further notice I will Pell Hazledean But tee  111 bulk at 2-Ceals peril).' Ssugak, $5 SO per hundred.  I will mtiet all cuts and do a little better.  u We have been  appoint.*! agents for the celebrated  KAMLOOPs! CIGARS, mid sell them at factory prices.  These cigars are not made in the eawt by cheap labor, but  ar* made almost at home, and are admitted by nil lovers o��  the weed to be excellent chjrars.  As foon as the freight blncl.ade is raised we expect Car  Groceries, Car of Hour and Car of Hay. And as soon aa  we can make ��rrang*-iuentB we will cairya complete stock  of Feed, Hay and Groin of all kinds.  Whenever any of my competitors leil you that they cell  goods cheaper than Hardy, yon tell them that they are  mistaken, and I will prove to you that they are.  TlfOS. HARDY & CO.  0<H>CK>iC>g<K>-OH  MTice,  Application for Transfer ol Lifjuor License.  Notice'is hereby given that lliirlv  dayi after date we will apply to the  Board 01 LkenHing OominiusioneiH 01  the Corporation of the city of Pbocmx.  for a transfer of the liquor license licln  by us for the Dominion Houa-, Old Iron-  Bide, avenue, situated on Loin 15 and lfj  Block^, City of Phoenix, lo Oxley A  HcCljipg. GfLLJS & FounEb-r,  Per ^. $. Oillis.  Dated at Phoenig, B. C, this 1st day of  July. A. D.. WW.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore existing between us,  the'undersigned, as lioiel-kcepera at the  Norden hotel, Phoenix, British Columbia, has this day been dissolved by mutual consent  All debts owing to the said parlnershin  are to t.e paid to Thomas Berg, who will  continue to cVry on the business, and  all claims against the'.aid partner, hip  are to be prepenieij to tlip paid Thom_.  Bt-ig, by whom the siune will hi settled.  Datid at Phoenix, B. C, tiiia 2Sth day  of August; 1902.  Al.BIN ALM..THOM,  Thomas Bkug.  Witnesss:  VV. B. COCHKANE.  T..4NSFER OF LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given Lhat at the next  fitting of the license cnnimisBlonois for  ��� he ciiy of Phoenix we intend to apply  for a transfer to Thomas Berjj of tlie h-  ceime which we hold to sell liquor by retail in th" Norden hotel, situated on 0u-  minion avenue. Phoenix, B. C.  Dated this g^jth day of August, 1902.  Awfs Ai.Mi.rnoM,  Tjuomas Cppo,  "     NOTICE.  To Whom it May concern:  Notice is hereby given t hat wc have  leased Ihe Stemwinder Hotel tu John  Hartiniin for i//e term of one ..ear, and  that we will jiot fje itW/fji/lde for anv  bills againfet said house d||'rip'g tbe life  of said lease. C. II  Miji.li.v.  K. A. Mum.i.v.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 10th dav  of July, 1902. -     ' '  Watch Repairing  This is an important  part of my business, to  which I givti particular  attention. Bring your  timepieces to mc, no  matter when or where  made, and we will make  them good ns new.  GEO. E. DEY,  Knoli <llll Avciiii::, I'liueulx,  aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa  I MRS. BATON j  Teacher of  PIANO and VOICE CULTURE  Residence near Granby Hotel,  Plioeuix, n.��'.  ��� ������������������������������������������������������������������������a I  FOR RENT  "-0  llinii.l.- |)n. Hit}; II  D-  ,  |n t iii'iiil|i.  'I b '���!��� r." m-il hi lln1, ^!f>  I!i  > 1 -  in  N.   Y     ' 11/ ��� ��� i'  |...IM'I   ll>\_ II   III ll'l  t.  I   111^' Ilulli-r  FOR SALE  t  p    $  1>i u> le duelliiiK hoilKU.  A No h 1:1 fine 11 nl earning  puip-  1 1 iv.  We hi'.-.v poine (rood  biirnnins in  loir in nil pin If of town.  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE   I  mmnm & monk, s  AGENTS   '       {  O. Hox,j3. V, &N   "I'liniir.jj   f)  ��� <��>'%.'V%>%'*/%'WWV%.'*-%. 0  C'.tlon 1 aits wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest pi ice paid. Hi ing  'em along nnd gel jour incney.  BAKERY -���-  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^ Phoenix. B. C.  In III. incnnllinc wc wilt continue to mnke tlie  hest Ilrcnil. fake mid t'len ever seen [11 the llonn-  dsiy    Have ynti tried them ?  Old papers for sale  at  the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per ioo,  GRANBY EXCHANGE  Buy. A.N\T_nXf., Sulls KVKI(YTirXf  HARNESS!  shop!  On the Undue Oppo  site McMilliin lilock  J  q%v%^-W'_-^'%*-k%^'__v*%^%^'_v%'��^'%^%%'%^  rvIINING MACHINERY!  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO-  Head Office and Works, '  sherbrooke/ que,  J.ntucli Offices and Warehouses; ,  1-OSSJ.ANU, GJ.EKNWOOP  ANP  VANCOUVER, B.C.  0'*^%^^%^%^%^^^%%%^%^%^%''%%'%^V%%%%%^^'V%'V%'%^^ 0  I  *  One Good Investment  Worth a Life Time of work.  4  is  An Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to Jjring 3 handsome dividend at no distant date. No one \yith an ipderstanding of  the possibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present 1o\v reaj estate values wijl |ong j  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values iu Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of tlie citv at most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home w_ can fill your wants.  Add.ess G. W. RUMBERGER,  Hggses fgr Rent. Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ��_f  ��� ' s__  aaaaaa��aaaaaaa^aaa*a*aaaaa9tftaaafffoaaaaafaaaaaaamafaaffffaaaaaafaaaa'aaaa��aat       .Hj  There are just  Two Kinds of  T-heu ��/'. the hind that is a  qrecUt tq y'gif and your printer gr}d���tfie qtMr kind.'.".  &  Ours is Said to be the Best  When you want something  !_���_>  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have tlie art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical  department equipped  with'the latest and best.-  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, S. C.  In Black, White and Fancy Colors,  At Regular Value $1.25, $1.50, reduced to  Regular Value   1.75,   2.00, reduced to  Prices  Regular Value  2.50, reduced to  ^%%^i^v^  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix-  $a&i8&si  HgMagafflBmniHwwi  In Black and Fancy Colors, marked down iii Price regardless  of cost  s' Washing Sailos.  Suits  _4t SI, regular price, $1.65  ��� ��� - *.' ��� ���- > .. ..

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