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 Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390.000 Tons of  Ore in J90J. ����<*  umeer.  _ .'-���^; '  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6,   1902.  No  4.  e Big Store  Wanted! Your 1st of December orders*  For the reason that prices are the lowest  and quality of goods the best.  Just a few straight figures that are convincing:  No l Granulated Sugar, $5.25 per 100 lbs.  Kelly's Snowdrift Hungarian Flour, $1.25 per sack.  '*\    Rolled Oats, 30c per sack  Creamery Butter, in 10, 14 and 28 lbs., 25c per lb,  Standard Oil Co.'s Pearl Oil, $2.00 per tin  Famous Ashcroft Potatoes, $1.00 per sack  Our, stock c;f Christmas Gro  ceries is complete ��� Raisins,  Currants, Peels, everything  for the Xmas Cake and Plum  Pudding.  We have arriving by express each week  Fresh Smoked Fish-  Salmon, Halibut, Bloaters, Kippers.  Next week we will have New Naval Oranges, Jap-  anese Oranges, New Almonds and London Layer  Raisins.  454,844 TP WERE Sfflfflp  Boundary Ore Tonnage for Efeveii  City and District Notes  December Will Doubtless Be the Banner Month of  the Entire Year. 7  1^ Hunter-Kendrick kB  I'HOHNIX GRI'.KNWOOD GRAND FORKS SANDON  It is now certain'that the Boundary  mines for the year 1902 will ship' over  a half million tons ol oie, oi' consider  ably more than twenty-five per cent in  execs of the record of last year���and  this, notwithstanding the disadvantages  under which the mines and smelters  have worked for several months this  year. In this connection, the data in  the following will be found of interest  to those, who are interested at all in the  <ire shipments from the Boundary.  During the month'of November the  Boundary's "Big Six," namely, the  Granby mines, Mother Lode, Snow-  shoe, Sunset, IL C. mine and Emma,  shipped over 50,600 tons of ore; or at  an average rate of over 11700 tons daily,  Sundays included. This total is not  quite as large as that for October, when  over 55,000 tons were shipped, but it  is not a bad record. All but a couple  of thousand Ions of this ore was treated in Boundary's smelters.  Neither the Granby nor the Mother  Lode shipped quite as much ore in  November as in October, but the difference is not material. The Sunset,  li. C. mine and Emma, also, did not  send out quite as large a tonnage, but,  on the. other hand, the Snowshoe ex-;  ceeds its October-record somewhat.  In the following table will be seen  ihe shipments ol each of the six shipping Boundary mines, both for the  month of October and for November,  as nearly as the figures could be ascertained:::        "'' ..-���-.?  Mine  firanljy mines  Mother Lode.  Snowshoe  ...  B. C mine ...  Emn,a;.    2,825  Sunset..........   2,400  October   November  2L951   20,033  20,708   10,218  4,290     4,800 7  3,380     3,090-  2,225  2-100  Total.  ....... 55,014   52120  It was fully anticipated that during  November the Graiiby'smeijter ��� would  have gotten its power and coke sup.  plies arranged for, and tha(;7the tonnage would be thus materially increased for that month. This has, however,  now actually been accomplished, and  if the Sunset smelter gets' its second  furnace in working order by the 15th  of December, as anticipated, the tola!  Output for December, should be somewhere in the neighborhood-of'75,000  tons, in which case the'output for the  entire Boundary for this year will exceed 525,000 tons.  By months, the shipments of ore  from Boundary*mines forfthe eleven  months of 1002 were as follows:  .... '.,..' ,;--'.;     I..  Mouth. '���������'.'   Tons.   ���  January .. .7. sj'. .���'.'���.'. 7. j.'. "29,849 -  February ........;...... 33,708  'March ..  '..if.' 41,780  April..........;..",f-.''..\ 54,485  'May 77... .7........7.:.',' 53,488  June;...:..;  43,001  'July v7:.....;...;..... 31,127  August ..;...:. .;v;.7... 10,324  Sepll'iiiber . 7.... ].... 7.. 43,582  ^October. '..... A.... 55.014  ���November .....:,:y.;'.: 52.12Q  .  ' ToiaTib'r eleven "inb'-itlis 454.844  MORRIN, THOMPSON & CO.ea  Profitable   Pointers  for W>e Holidays.  .-��� ������'?'���:'���"'.;��� " '���';7'.''':;7  Preparations for the Christmas dinner shcruld include a  visit to otir.GROGERY Department, for here you will find  assembled everything to make Christinas cooking easy.  This season we have made a special effort to make our  stock of uroceries complete and quality paramount. Peels,  Raisins of all varieties, Extracts, Nuts, Figs, l}ates, Currants, Candied Cherries, etc., in unexpected abundance.  We have passed into stock a special consignment of Mc-  Corinack's Hjscuits and Confectionery,  A shipment of Christinas China just received. This  comes direct from the factory in Germany, and it will surprise you too how reasonably these high class>ods can be  sold.    Drop in and make your choice early.  ���   *  Our Hardware Department.  ;   Will satisfy any gift hunter who wishes to make good,  substantial presents.    Rogers'   1847  carpet Sweepers, Carving Sets, Skates,  WORK SURE  TO START  This Winter on Jim Hill Line  to Phoenix.  C0NTRAC10RS NOW GETTING READY  Belieyed, That the Line Wll| F!r��! B?Constructed Up Fourth of July Creek Route���Porter Bros. Will Build Ihe Bridge,,  Silverware,  Etc., Etc.  Bissell's  *  A  Word About Prices.  ��� i-'.      ntP ourselves dear in this regard.   We arc in as good  We wish to make ourselves ^  ���"���'���.'.'���'       ,���������f our competitors to bny goons rit,u.  ftP08,t,��na^y;^BE UNDERSOLD.   Oo no.  rlgllt_WE WILL NOT        U _    ^ ^ ^ ^  priceB uniformly low, a��� ����-��  wants for less than we do.  '���'���' Give us your December order.  POST-OFFICE STORE.  R. T. Olson, who has acted in the  capacity of office man for Porter Bros,  in I'hoenix for the   last  five  months,  while they were carrying out their snipping contract with   the Gianby   Co.,  left on yesterday's train with   his wife  for Spokane, the  work  in  this  camp  having been completed for the winter  by Porter Bros.    Mr.-Olson .expects,  to be in Spokane a month or two, when  he will be bac't in this locality again, in  connection with  the  contracts which  ihe firm has for the  building of the  bridges and trestles on the V., V. & E.  line, which is 'o be rushed to Phoenix.  The contract for this line was let to  Stewart & Welch over a year ago, and  the bridge work to Porter  Bros., and  it is now thought that  some  time in  January or February all the preliminaries will have been   completed,   cross  section.' . *'ill be started by the engineers, and the actual work of construction   will  commence.     As  nearly as  can be ascertained, the line up Fourth  ot j uly tre>:k will be the first one to be  built.   .  Don't Forget  That December ; 1 th is the date of  ihe Hospital Bail. Have you secured  your tiektl ? If nor, procure it at  once. The ladies intend to make this  ball the success of the season, and the  best of music and an excellent supper  are promised.  The floor committee consists of  Mayor Rumberger, John Riordan, O.  B. Smith, Jr., James Marshall and J.  B. Boyle.  '('he last meeting of the Hospital Aid  Society will be held at the home of  Mrs. J, B. Boyle, next Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, C. P. R. lime���all ladies  invited.  CURLINQ SEASON OPENED.  Phoenix Curling Club Has Chosen New Sei  of Officers.  ���-Wednesday evening the curling rink  was opened for the first time this season with an excellent sheet of ice. The  following are'the scores ior the evening: ....'.  Palmer,  Bimie,    Porter,   Boucher,  ski])���5.  McCague,   Rumberger,' McNichol,  Crawford, Skip���9.  The members of the Greenwood  Curling Club have expressed a desire  to come up the hill, as soon as there  was ice, and try conclusions wiih the  Phoenix devotees of the stane and  besom. If they can be induced to  leave the busy marts of commerce at  the foot of the hill for a brief season,  some games may be arraged to take  place here this evening, return games  to take place later on. Last year the  Phoenix curlers held their own in good  shape against the combined onslaughts  of all v.sitors,  . At a recent meeting of the Phoenix  Curling Club the following officers  were elected for the season; Honoraiy  President, Judge W. R. Williams; president, l'hos. J. Hardy; vice-president,  C. I). Hunter; secretary-treasiiier, E.  R. liirnie; executive committee, C5. W.  Rumberger, R. B. Boucher and Isaac  Crawford.  See Boyle for Xmas goods.  The best  and  cheapest  Christmas  gifts at Boyle's.  '"   Lequime's saw mill, at Smelter lake,  is bearing completion. ,,.:".  .... T. Green, B. A., spent several days  in Grand Forks this week.  A. Fisher, formerly of Greenwood,  is starting a brewery at Edmonton.  Republic expects to organize a  hockey club, and,visit the Boundary.  Masquerade ball,  New Year's eve,  at Miners' Union hall. Do not forget it.  1 Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office,  Bank   block,  from  December  10th to 14th.  Tenders for the new school house at  Eholt must be in the government's  agent's hand at Greenwood next Monday.1'"':"'. ���"-. ! .."��� -  Mrs. E H. Mortimer arrived in  town lasLSaturday, and has taken up  her residence in the Graves-Williams  block;  Julius Mueller, proprietor of the  Phoenix Brewery, has gone to Boulder  Hot Springs, Montana, for a course of  treatment.'  Donald D. Mann is applying for a  crown grant on the Mountain View  Fraction mineral claim, adjoining the  Emma mine, in Summit camp.  . C. W. ..Mortimer, of'Los Angeles,  Cal?, has purchased a tract of land from  Frank Ruckel in Grand Forks, for  the purpose of boring for oil. He will,  organize a company of English capitalists for this purpose.'  An outbreak of chicken pox is reported from Grand Forks, there being  some 60 cases so far, and on the recommendation of Health Officer Kingston, the public school has been temporarily closed.  Mark F. Madden, of Chicago, president of the company owning the Providence mine, from which rich shipments  of'ore have been made, has been on a  visit to the property, spending several  days in the Boundary.  1,500 TON RATE IS RESUMED  Granby Mines Again Shipping at  This Rate Daily*  Coke and Power Finally Arranged-Increasing the  Force of Miners.  After many annoying delays, extend- [All this time work has been   going on  ing ovei a period of some six months,  the Granby smelter has at last been  enabled once moie to put all four of  its blast furnaces in full operation, as  well as the two converters, which lat-  les handle the matte from the three  Boundaiy smelleis  Last Thuisday the thiid furnace was  blown in, and the next day the fourth  was put in blast, the full battery of  furnaces lequinng between 1,500 and  1,Coo tons oi Phoenix oie daily to keep  them going. Thursday a train of 36  cais ol oie, ovei 1,000 tons, was sent  down the hill to the smelter, and yes-  teiday 52 cars, or over 1,500 tons,  were shipped from the Gianby mines.  Both of the powerful Shay locomotives,  Nos. 1901 and 1902, one of which has  lately been working on the Deadwood  bianch, aie now busy hauling the ore  from the Gianby properties.  The delays in starting the two idle  furnaces weie fiist caused by the explosion at Fernie, then by the stiikeof  the coal mineis at the same locality,  and latteily also by the lack of power.  with the completing of the power line  from Cascade, so as to be utilized at  mines and smelter, and now it is available at the smelter, and can be used at  the mines in a short time.  Last week, H. N. Galer, assistant to  the manageis of the Granby Co., went  over to Fernie to look into the coke  situation, and received assurance that  there would be no further trouble on  that account. As the Granby smelter  uses about 250 tonsoi coke daily, when,  in full blast, it is needful to have a constant supply on the way.  On account of the increase of ore  shipments from the Granby mines, the  force of men, which has been about  250 for some time past,.will have to be  augmented at once, and something like  200 more employees will soon be on  the payroll. Superintendent Williams  states that as there have of late been  many applications for work, he does  anticipate any trouble in getting ,as  many men as he may need. The force  has already been considerably increased.  MR. GRAVES  DENIES IT  Boundary Mining Notes.  Says that  Granby is Not in  Consolidation.  MOTHER LODE AND SUNSET MAY UNITE  Director Underwood Was Looking over Granby  Property���Was Interviewed In Spokane  On Way Back lo New York.  Children's Entertainment.  Ftiday evening, December 19th, the  children of the Presbyterian Sunday  School, assisted by the Ladies' Aid,  will give an entertainment at Hardy-  McKenzie hall. The children will  have almost entire charge of the entertainment, which promises to ' be moie  than usually interesting. In addition  to the programme, there will be a  booth, where dolls and fancy work,  suitable for the holidays, will be on sale.  No admission will be charged.  Illustrated Article on Granby.  Tlie Los Angeles Mining Review,  of Los Angeles, Calif., in a recent issue,  gave an extended write-up of the  Granby smelter and mines, with a  shoit history of the properties. The  article was illustrated with one of the  latest photographs of the smeller, and  was printed on the first page of the  well known mining weekly.  The local Methodist church people  arc preparing lo bold a Christmas tree  about the 24th inst.  Last Saturday I''. L. Underwood, ol  New York City, a director ol" the B.C.  Copper Co., owning the Mother Lode  mine and smelter, visited this camp,  and took a look at the Granby mines,  accompanied by Frederic Kcffer, manager of the B. C. Copper Co., and  Paul Johnson, manager of the company's smelter at Greenwood.  Mr. Underwood, who left I'or the  east Monday, was seen by a reporter  in Spokane, and said something about  the proposed consolidation of the  Mother Lode, Sunset and Granby propel ties. He sia'.ed that il had not yet  actually occurred, as rumored in eastern financial circles, but that in the  course of three months the proposition  for the amalgamation of the three interests might go through.  Jay P. Graves, general manager 01  the Granby Co., was also seen and he  denied that any consolidation had as  yet taken place. Mr. Graves is report -  ed lo have said:  "It is absolutely.untrue that we have  consolidated with the British Columbia  Copper company. I saw Mr. Underwood at the Hotel Spokane only a few  minutes ago and he may confirm what  I say. He can give some interesting information, probably, regarding the  Boundary creek camps and future improvements, but we have not consolidated. I imagine these stories have  been staited in New York by brokers  ;o boom stocks."  Republic mines shipped 471 tons of  ore to the Granby smelter last week,  making a total of 2,966 tons lo date.  It is leported that a rich strike of  ore was lecenlly encountered in the  Caiiboo at Camp McKinney, on the  400 foot level.  Fifteen men are employed at the  Sunset mine, Deadwood camp, getting  out all the oie needed fiom that mine  for the Sunset smelter, with Manager  Haii) Joluij in chaige.  About 200 men aie now employed  in the mines of ihe Republic camp as  follows: Quilp 30, iMoinmg Gloiy 6,  Black Tail 10, Lone Pine-Suiprise 10,  Trade Dollar 10, San Poil 10, and  California 30.  About the 151I1 of the month the  Sunset smelter, at Boundary Falls, expects to have the second furnace ready  for operation, and the third, which was  recently ordered in Spokane, is to be  ready for use in March next.  It is reported that Elmer J. Edwards,  one of the owners of the lilue Jay, in  Skylark camp, has taken a lease and  bond on the property, and will work  the mine this winter. It is one of the  best known properties in the camp, but  has not been worked for a couple ol  years or more.  It is given out that ore running from  $100 to $130 per ion was lately struck  on the 160-loot level ofthe Waterloo,  Camp McKinney. C. M. Uennet, who  recently relocated this property, to gel  even for having had his claim, the  Rajah, relocated, stales that he will  Mold the Waterloo unless :he Rajah is  returned to him.  TUNNEL No. 3  STARTED  Important New Work Inaugurated at Granby' Mines. ,  TO TAP OLD IRONSIDES 1M-F00T LEVEL  Will Also Reach 200-foot Level ol the Knob  Hill, and Will Give 500 Feet in Depth  From  Apex of Lalter Properly.  George li. Dey took a business trip  to Nelson Wednesday, expecting to return by Monday next.  This week an important piece of  new work was started by the management of the Granby mines,' being tlie  beginning of a new tunnel, which will  be known as No. 3 tunnel. This tunnel is being driven from a point back  ofthe Old Ironsides hotel, and will  strike the workings of the No. 1 shaft  of the Old Ironsides mine on the 160-  foot level, it being necessary to ��� drive!  about 300 feet to reach these workings.  This tuinel will also reach the 200-  foot level of the Knob Hill mine, and  from the tunnel floor to the apex of the  Knob Hill claim is a distance vertically  of some 500 feet, all of which is ore'of  a good'shipping grade, and about 400  feet or more in widih.  One significant feature of the inauguration of work on this new tunnel is  the fact that, when completed, and a  C. P. R. spur is run to the portal, of  the.work.tigs, all of the ore above the  100-foot level of the Old Ironsides  mine can be taken out without the expense of hoisting���no inconsiderable  item of itself.  Mrs. W.J. Cramer, and   son, L. J.  Cramer, went to Spokane last .Monday.  C. A. DesBrisay, right of way agent  for the Grert Northern under Edgar  Charles, has been acquiring the right  of way for tbe V., V. .v K. to '.lie Granby  smelter.  r  ''(  i  ty.j.  t:  I*  xk  IS  r-i  __��� ,T.*-:^r^r7vrrrr^:^^  ^.-  ,_   .iivf-'i.*-^^.--.t'Ti.-fe'.���:.�����������-;:.��� -."������ivt::"*'- \ 7.-.i'J.-'j'i-������:,-���>-i/..-.-.-. j. ���������*'-*-,���*���"&���*���! Jrfs*i'^-B��>-- .'-������v^--tf'.3&r;o-i>i*/-;.."ff#7^ -*n/*  ''���*���> "V: ..*���.',���*--���.-.������;.t-'v.-;.'-* ^i'v,"������?'" .���#������.:' ":V���**;,-"\- ty-..\\---yi:,.- . v.: *,���. /;���*, ,���-"'.'���'','.: ,!���.������ ��� rv-vv -'   j��0 il  mi  mm  m  mh  k ���  fff ; '.  ��   l   1  MH'tfBJ  1  ,& K  Us is  I si jug  ran  PIP  PBS  Ml  ill  i-     ill    ri       i .ii-   .  ��'   ll�� '--t'lL-*'"  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Phoenix Pioneer.  MSDEDONSATUBDAVBVTHS ...  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C  W.B. WILLCOX. Manager.  t.i..,*,���. i   I Business office No. �����. .".''���  Telephone   j jjun,^, residence, iN> ��.  the pens of some of the British journalists who visited the Boundary last September. They make interesting reading, and arc proof that our visitors appreciated what they saw here. It was  the best kind of advertising.  ��� *���������* ���)������>****�����**���*��-*��������.�� ��>��-����.+*+��*4����*+����,*  ���**>��������*���*������>��������'*������������� ��>***���**��������*.  week' .shipped  SDsscAirnoxs in advakck.  Per Year,.........���.. ..:.   Sir Months........................  To Vofcign Countries..........  .........Jj.oo  .......... ��.��S  -.....,.; 3.00  If yonf re not asubscriber" to this psper, this  Is s,D Invitation to tou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices id and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  Over in the Slocan they are happy  because the American government has  decided that zinc ores are not dutiable  when taken into that country. The  formerly much despised zinc contents  of ores may bring out the silver-lead  camps in good shape after all, and do  more than all the resolutions of conventions combined lor that section.  -7"7.":' '".^^ . ".' .,/  ^UNIONlJ^lLABEL^  ':'  1902       DEC.       1902  Sui. Men. Tm. Wtd.  Thu. Frl.   Sat.  12   3   4    5   6  7    8  '9 10 U   12 13  14 15  16 17 18   19 20  21 22 23 24 25 26 27  28  29 30 31  BOUNDARY'S BRIGHT FUTURE.  The editorial writers of the, province  have been having their fling at the  Hon. Dennis.'Murphy, the newly appointed'secretary'in' Premier Prior's  cabinet. Mr. Murphy's bye-election,  which will be hotly contested by the  opposition, will take place on the 20th  inst, and he will then, know whether  his name is doubly Dennis or not.  Later���Mr: Murphy decided to take  no chances on defeat, and resigned.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  O.n'k View���The Piior government  is   without   exception   the.^strongesi  which has evei held the leins of power  in Biitish Columbia.��� Victoiia Colo  nist.  It is customary for writers in the  local press to speak reassuringly of the  future of the Boundary mining district.  This is certainly as it should be, but  the best feature is that the' optmistic  tone is fully warranted by the facts as  they exist, even though the rate of development in the last year or two has  not been'as rapid as many had been  led to" expect.  'Some of the elements that will contribute to' the Boundary's greatness in  the near future, and make it known for  its metalliferous ' productiveness the  world over, are worth looking at just  at this time.  ."Notwithstanding   the adverse conditions   prevailing for the   last   few  months, the Boundary's ore tonnnge  ������for the calender year 1902 will exceed  - that for the previous twelve months by  . at least 25 per cent���the figures being,  respectively, about 500,000 tons and  400,000 tons. .This feature is itself a  'most favorable indication, and worthy  of special note by those interested in  British Colombia.  Then there is the increase in smelter  - capacity. A year ago there were but  three blast furnaces in Boundary smelters���now there are seven, which will  '-be increased to ten or twelve in the  next six months. While a year ago  the combined capacity of Boundary  smellers was'but 1,200 tons of ore daily*  today it is close to 3,000 tons per day,  which will be increased to some 4,000  tons daily in the near future.  On Account of Chinks���As if the  Chinese did not harm British Columbia enough, it is now said they are the  cause of the continued decline in silver.  ���Vancouver World.  ' Just Like Victoria���-Kaslo oratois  will organize a Mock Parliament. The  Provincial Government can no longer  lay claim to being the only Mock Pai-  liament in the Domihion. ��� Nelson  Economist.  Incomprehensible ��� Mr. Joseph  Martin, it is said, will op|>osethe Piior  government, which he predicts w.ll go  to pieces as soon as the House meets.  It is all very incomprehensible.��� Victoria Times.  j B. C MINING  Rossland mines last  7,190 tons.  Rossland will produce this year 50,-  ,000 tons more ore than last year.  The Payne has discarded its electric  drills, they being said to be a failure.  The force of men at the Morrisey  coal mines is being largely increased.  The Bayonne, on Summit Creek,  has been bonded to B. N, White foi  $50,000. .���������-,  Ore is now being taken over the new  Venus tramway to'the Athabasea mill,  near Nelson.  The Northwest Coal and Coke Company has been formed at McLeod with a  capital of $3,000,000. ���  Recent returns from the Lone-Pine-  Surprise, Republic, from the Granby  smelter, gave $34.36 per ton.  It being between seasons in that locality, only nine tons of ore were sent  out troin- mines ii'the Slocan City district last week.  The Supreme court has ordered the  winding up of the Lenora company,  Vancouver Island, on account of tin-  heavy indebtedness ef the mine.  'I he new company organized to work  the Thunder Mountain piopeilies at  the head of Fiie Valley is the Cheny  Creek Mining Co., with headquarteis  at St. Paul. It was organized by Jim  Ward tier.  The Myee Exploiation company, ol  Nehon is one of the latest flotations  The company is capitalized at $150,-  000 to handle the Ciomwell group.  The dnectors aie J. Fred Hume, Join  A. Turner and William Davis, all of  Nekon.  D.J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACC DENT.  Commissioner for biking Affidavit*,.  Phoenix, B. C.  R.-A. SCOTT,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B.C.  R.B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public. ,  PHOENIX, B.C.  THE PIONEER  ?  You should if you don't.   It gives the news  of the Boundary.   It works for the Boun-;  dary.   It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction.    It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A.M.'  Regular communicntlon 8 p. m. Sec  ond Thursday of each month.  KmcM-gent uicrtingfl nscnllcd; Mnsoiilc  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Hloclc.  W. I���GKRMAIN��,  Secretary.  F.t. COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  Meets Thursdays nt 8 p, in, n( Min-  ���  ers' Union Hall.   HI) IIKOWN, 1'iea. AUOUST Plt.C.KR, Scc'y.  PHOENIX AERII  NO, 158.  ..Icctings oil Kriduj  hi S'jop.m., Millers  Uiii.ii Hall.  Visiting   bretliiri  cordially invited.  JAMi;SMARSHAI.r���l're��.    R. I.. IlOYD.Sccy  J J.!  on  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  jjtj*  PHOENIX, B.C.  ^ Phoenix Home B*ewed      I  t  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Why you should buy...  Only Too True���If western merchants would advertise more ihej  would not have need to complain of so  much money going east for goods. The  great stores in the east have built up  their business by advertising, while the  western merchants are crying hard  limes and shaking with fear that some  poor printer will make a dollar if they  put an ad iu his paper.���New Denver  Ledge.  FAIR PLAY  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST quality  BecsDse it is the M(Kr LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST high grade 5  or 10c plug  Because the TAOS ARK VAI.UABLK foi  premiums until January I, 1904  Because we GTJ.t K A NTEE evei y ping am'  Because YOUR DEALER IS AUTHORIZE!/TO , KEFON I)   .MONEY  IF  YOU   ARE   NOT  SATISFIED  The Fmi-ihe Toh.aci o Co., Ltd  Uiavrs-Wllllains Jllock.cor.  I'iistuml 01.1 Iionsliies Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  Out of Proportion ��� There has  been an unmistakable feeling that the  mining interests which have done so  much to make British Columbia and  maintain its prosperity, have been in  one way or another forced to bear  share of the expenses of maintaining  the  government altogether out of pro-  . Added to the above is the railway! portion to the benefit  which  they redevelopment.   Two  lines have been ceived and to their interest in the State,  built to Republic camp, south of us  and across the international boundary  line, in the last year, and theC, P. R.,  which spent $4,000,000 three years  ago in giving the Boundary railway  connections with the outside world, has  been constantly bettering its facilities  for hauling ore from our big producers.  The Great Northern also, after many  delays, is at last on the eve of active  construction to Phoenix and incidentally to other Boundary camps.  Every reason exists why next yeai  should be the best year in a smelting,  ore shipping and business way yet experienced in the history of the Boundary. It has taken time to bring about  this result, but there can be no doubt  that it is almost due. Those who have  been patiently waiting lor this condition, will be enabled to see their desires fulfilled for the most part, and  this entire section will abound with  prosperity for all classes.  In Victoria the school board has decided to separate the Chinese pupils  .from the white in the public schools  No such question is likely to arise in  Phoenix for some time to come.  It is said that Premier Prior has  'takenJ.N. Greenshields, K. C, as  his-guide, philosopher and friend.. Ii  this is the case the gallant colonel  should soon be well versed in the inside of railway promoting.  ' It is claimed in Rossland that the  Centre Star and War Eagle peoDle have  successfully solved .the problem of the  concentration of the ores ol that camp.  If this is a fact, and there seems to be  no reason to doubt it, it is the best  thing that ever happened to Rossland,  and will also mean much for other low  " grade camps in time.  The Pioneer has been in receipt of  numbers of copies of English and  Scotch papers,containing?!tides fromi  ���Engineering and Mining Journal.  [ STRICTLY   BUSINESS |  Advertising, like electricity, is a  power of fathomless scope.  -  Merchants who do not advertise ate  like soldiers who fight with blank cartridges.  - The merchant who claims that advertising will not help his business will  reach receiveiship before retirement.  Don't delude yourself with the ideas  that there is any element of luck in  advertising. While you are waiting  for luck to strike you, the other fellow  with the hustle is roundling up tbe  business.  Advertising of the right sort will  help ��ny- legitimate business under  Heaven that deserves help. Backed  by the right goods and prices, it will  do more to build up a business than  any other one force known to the business world.  It is becoming to be a generally acknowledged fact that, of all the modern  foims of exploitation, the newspaper  stands pre-eminently ahead of all  others for lasting results. Business  men who have not had the experience  should stick a pin in here.  Coast-Kootenay Railway.  Norman McLean, of McLean Bros.,  who secured a charter last session from  the British Columbia government to  build the Coast-Kootenay Railway, has  returned from New York, where he has  been financing the scheme. He says  that his company is prepared to build  the Coast-Kootenay Railway, if an additional subsidy be given by the Province, and is now prepaied to complete  the Fraser River section of the road to  Vancouver and the mouth of the Fraser river, and put on a first class ferry  service in connection with Victoria at  once, without further subsidy.  OnianoAaidentlns.ro.  Miners' Special  Accident Policies.  Accidents���$25 per week and  $25 funeral benefits.  Annual premium, #25.  Sickness���$25 per week for j6  diseases and   $12.50 per  week for typhoid fever.  Annual premium, $io.oo.  Smaller amounts in proportion.    Premiums can be paid in installments  without extra cost, if desired.  This is the first accident contract issued to miners by any accident  company.  fad Fork Investment \ Trust (o.  W. V. ASKKW, Secretary,  Boundary Agents.  ft  A(  NEW       .  ^EPITIOm  Webstb^  iNTESNATIOIfAL1  Dictionary'  A JMctlonarr of CNGLI4H ,>  Bloiraphr, Geography, Fictipft, 9te  New Plates Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phrases * and Definitions  (��� Prepared under the direct  eupervision of W.T, HARRIS;  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,'  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  Rich Bindings 2364 Pages  5000 Illustrations  fSTTJu Internationa! was first issued  in i8qo,-succeeding the "Unabridged."  The fcew Edition of tlu International  ���was issued in-October, jgoo.^Get the  latest and best.  We aUo publish  Webster's    Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glossary of Scottish Words and Phrases.  '��Firs! class In quality, second class in size."  Specimen pages, etc, of both '  booli sent on application,  G.eC.MERRIAM CO.  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McCRRATH, Prop  JOBBERS IN WINES,BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Agents for Kelchsqucll.-ii SellcM' lllue I.ulicl Ilriuid the most  licnlthlulaud rcfrcsliiuii of.Mliicinl Waters.  Phone Order.. Solicited.7       GREENWOOD'incf PHOENIX, B, C  ������������������������������������������������������������eeeese   It.fStSIMtStSMMII  Poiaee [iverij Staples  The best established and (emulated hosteliyin the boundary. We are centrally located Jn our new stables with  a complete outfit 01 Saddle and Diiving Horses. The  best of rigs.      Parties  driven  to  any Houndary   point.  Mclntyre & flcDonald, Props.  KM Hill Avenue  Old Ironsides  Addition  Phoenix. B. c  *  ��  *  *  *  ��  *  *  e  ��  ��  '  ���  t   Agent lor   PABST BEER  Complete Ijiie orSninplc*  I L���'      GREENWOOD  AN ALL ABIDING FAITH.  The Illinois Central Rnilrond Company  has an all abiding faith in tbe future of  the Great Northwest. A short time ajio,  this was manifested by the establishment, in Seattle, of an agency to take  care of their interests there. The latest  effort is to put on a Bplendidly equipped  new train service between St. Paul and  Chicago. The new trains will he run-  ningSiinday, November 2nd. Thev will  use their own rails between Chicago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  &St. Louie Ry. track from Albert Lea to  Minneapolis and St. Paul, running into  the Union Depot at St. Paul, which ia  the same that is used by all lines in that  city.  The train is.to be known as "The Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis Limited,"  and will consist oi sleeping ear, buffet  library car and reclining chair ear  through without charge between Chicago  and Minneapolis and St. Paul. Dining  ear service will also be maintained, sur-  per being served out of Chicago and  Di-eakfaat into Chicago. Trains will leave  St. Paul at 7 10 p. m. and arrive in Chit-ago j).30 a. m. 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A luxury you cau  enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading'Weekly  of the Boundary.  NOTICE OR DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the part  neiship heretofore- subsisting between  us, the undersigned, as General Agents  in the town of Phoenix, British Columbia, has this day/ been dissolved by  mutual consent. All debts owing the  said partnership are to be paid to E;  W. Monk at the city of Greenwood,  and claims against the partnership are  to be presented to the said E.\V. Monk,  by whom the same will be settled.  Dated at Greenwood,  B-  C.   this  22nd day ol.November A. D. 1902;  E. W.:Monk,  P. C. McArthur.  Witness; A. M. Whiteside.  Double spring and mattress for sale,  Inquire at the Pioneer Office, A barr  gain.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chlcag't, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, knonn all  over the Union as- the Great I'ailwa)  running the "Pioneer Limited" trains  every day and night between St.-Pan!  and Ct'iicaeo, and Omaha and Chicago.  "The only perfect trains in the worl I."  Understand:"��������� Connei-tions are made  ���with. All Transcontinental Linen, assuring to passengers .the best service knowii.  Luxui'i-iiis coachep, electric lights, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no othei  ��� ine.  See that yiii' tipket reads via ''Tl��  Milwaukee-'' when going to any point ii,  the United Slates or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them,'  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Pord, H. S. Rowe,  Trav. Pass. Agt., General Agent,  SI'OKAXK.WN. l'ORTI.AND.OH  NOTICE.  Published in the Heart of the Greatest. Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  the entire Houndary shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly eveiyton of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix camp alone shipped 235,000 tons of oie  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent lo any pint of Canada or the United  Slates for '  $2.00  per year���or the test of the world for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the  latest and Most  Mi$k .News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters,  and independent, and aims to be  It is fearless  To the Stock-holders of Ihe Similkameen Valley Coal Company. Limited,  and all whom it may concern :  ���Recent development of the Company'*  coal lands and conditions that, are now  occurring wairant the Company in'notifying all their stock-holders to'hold the  price of game firm and at a good figure.  The Company are not offering Treasury  Stock at preaent at any price. '  Similkameen Vallky Coai, Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership between myself and H. J. Mc-  <4'iaid having been dissolved, all acounts  'i��e the Palace Livery Stable are payable only to me, and I willBettle all  mils against said stable.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., Sept. 10,1902.  NOTICE.  ��ina��tfe n!7eb.y gi^en ihlt M account*  due the undersigned must he paid In,,  mediatey, or they will be placed7 n tie  hands of a solicitor for collection.  Phnm.i*   Br?" f McC|BNG  & Co.  Phoenix, B.C., Aug. 16,1002.  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  WNEER PUBLISHING GO.  PHOENIX, B  A���.   , ,.       ,   . ,   J     F^ts and confectionery,  fresh and  AIb;n has a new ling o( cigars   that | tempting, at popular  prices,     Albin's  will suit you to a T. |Newsdepot( r  <^d/ tout  z4f.su/ty  m^^n  -Jfcu.  ��� *������ I--  ? "r"  �� ���L"   " t *'  V-_-jv_j  - V- . ��� ��� 1. ���  "      .1   .     j.     i' _",i"    -        ���   -l       i'  ���-.'���.,'���������*-.���..���.���"���-.���:.-/������.���- -..  }�����������!      1- ���  . 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HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, II. & " !
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Markets at Nelson,"Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,
Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,
Grand Porks, Greenwood, .Midway, Niagara and I'hoenix. •
• FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON, j
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THE OBSERVATORY
.., Things Talkku oi' at
' Home and Klsiwhkkk
The following appeared in the last
issue of the U. C. Mining Record, the
excellent monthly issued at Victoiia,
which has been paying a good deal of
attention to the Houndary mines this
I year:.
It is not surprising that the Granby
Co. has not considered it advisable to'
declare a dividend this year, but on the
other hand it is surprising  that  these,
and other mines in   the  district have
managed to continue ''operations without loss, which we  understand  is the
case, notwithstanding the low price ol
copper, besides other unfavorable conditions to which a new mining territory
must expect to be subjected.    From
ihe statistics recently compiled by Dr.
I.odotix in respect to copper consumption and slocks,  it  is  unquestionable
1 hat of late influences  have   been at
woik other than those  affected by the
laws of supply and demand to depress
ihe price of copper and theie is in con-
sequence every reason to expect a considerable rise in the market in the near
futr\
year, as usual, J ust take a look at
them, in this week's issue of the Pioneer. There is sure to be something
that you want.
PROVINCIAL NOTES.
EASTERN
LINE.
Phoenix and Greenwood.
Leave Phoenix 8.30 and I.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4
.     DAILY ■   .'■"'■, ■
.*!&..ilf1 ■$>
'Ihe Boundary mines have meanwhile creditably passed an exceptionally hard test, and there can no longer
be any doubt raised as to the great industrial possibilities of the district.
Slocan City has sold its debentures
at 90, '■■•''■
Vancouver has 10,344 names on its
revised voters' list,
The Imperial liank of Canada has
established a branch at Cranbrook.
The city of Trail has imposed a license of $250 on transient traders.
Vernon will have its municipal 'lighting plant working by the first of the
new year.
Telephone service in Vancouver has
been paralyzed on account of a strike
among the operators for better  wages.
Work has been started on the $ioo,-
ooo-sawmill plant at Sloran City, thai
city having bonused the enterprise to
the extent of $6,000.
The govern ment tax sale at Kaslo
last week realized $1,895.80. Since
the sale was announced $10,111.33 of
delinquent taxes were paid up.
It is announced that the ! Greal
Northern has decided to reduce fares
from 5 to 3 cents per mile on the Spokane &Noitheni railway, in the near
fu'ure. 7
Townships Bank
ESIAULISHED1859.
CAPITAL - - 7- - $2,000,000
CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,955,225
RESERVE FUND   -  -   $1,200,000
BOARD OP UIRHCTORS:
Wm, 1'arwm.i., President.
Hon; M, II. Cociikank, Vice-I'ies.
Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens, J. N
Outer, 'N.-.W,-Thomas, C. H.   Katliau, II. II  J
Drown, K. C.
HKAO OFHICK, SIIKKBItOOKH, V. Q
Jas. Maciclmioii,   Gcn'I Mgr
S. KuGKt.l..   Local Mgr.
S. V. MokKV, Inspector ol Ilraiicltrn.
BRANCHES.
In Province ofQiiebec—.
Montreal, H. Austin, .Manager.
Waterloo W. I. Brlgn's, Mniian;er.
Rock Island. S. .Stevens, Manager.
Cownusvllle, II. V. William*. Mgr.-
Couticook. Ii. N. Robinson, Manager.
Richmond, W. I.. Unit, Mgr.
Grntihy, W II. Koliliison, Miir.1'
Bedford   W. II. Hargrove, Mur.i'i
Hum ugduii. A. W. WiiIhuii. Mitr.
Magog, W. 1). Knitter, Mgr.
St. Ilynciiithe, J.  LufiuiiiljolNe, Mgr.
Oriiitdown, l{. W. Mnigluii, Mgr
Windsor Mills,It.'I*. Olivier, Mgr..
Ill Province of ilritlsh Columbia— ,  "
(inind 1'orkn, Win. Kpicr, Mgr
"Fhotri ix. N. II. Stuck, Acting Mgr.
Agenlsi   Iu    Canada,   Hunk  or  .Moiitrent   and
Branches.
"     London, ling., National Hank of Scotland
"     Huston, National ICxcliauge Bank,        '
'"     New York, National 1'nrk Hank..
Collection,     made at   alt   accessible    point,..
Draft* Issued lor any required amounts, good al
all point* iu Canada,   U.S. and l'.ulope
change bought and gold.
Savings  iikakcii
CHINCH.
DKl'AKTMKNT     at
Hi
Hack
A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.
ecedented
to our Subscribers.
BOTH NEW AND OLD.
Phoenix Fipneer and Toronto
^■;>.Ql^e.'(4aiiy) v\)qih for. Qne
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Phoenix' Pioneer and Toronto
7 Globe, (weekly) both for One
■^year..:........■...........	
Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal
Daily Herald, both for One
. •.nn.   /Including Haudsoiue I'ortrailN
\f ""»-   \of King Edward, I7xa»inches./ —'-'•-*.■
Phoenix Pioneer and New York
World, Thrice-a week, both
for one year	
Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal
Family Herald and Weekly St?.r,
both one year. ';.,..„.„._
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.75
A story has been going  the  rounds
of the  eastern press  for some   weeks
past, to  the effect  that three ofthe
large copper producers in the Boundary
were about to consolidate.    The properties referred to were the Granby, the-|
Mother   Lode  and   the Sunset,  each
having smelters in  active operation
The story has at  last  gotten   out this
way, but as yet there is nothing to substantiate it.    If this consolidation was
brought   about,   including   also,   the
Pi-ooklyii group in this camp, it would
make a laige corporation, and one that
would attract even   more attention in
the financial  world   than   the several
separate companies do at present.
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A monthly published at Vancouver,
called theB. C. Milling Exchange and
Investor's Guide, has this month gone
completely out of its way to personally
attack E.   Ii.   Kirby, manager  of the
Centre Star and War Eagle  mines, at
Rossland, for his address on   the two.|
per cent tax,  delivered   at Nelson on
September 10th, before the  Canadian
Institute of Mining  Engineeis.     The
editor jumps on Mr. Kirby   with both
feet, and has hob  nails   in   his shoes.
What he can hope to accomplish by such
personalities, pure'and   simple, is  not
clear.
His Simple Task.
.  To run a newspaper, says the Hartford (Conn.)'Times, all a fellow has to
do is°to be able to write poems, discuss
the tariff and money question,  umpiie
a baseball game, report a wedding, saw
wood, beat a lawyer, describe a fire so
that the reader  will  shed   his   wraps,
make a dollar  do   the  work   of  ten,
shine at a soiree, address horticultuial
societies,   measure   calico,   abuse the
liquor habit, test whiskey, subscribe to
charity, go without meals,; defend   bimetallism,   sneer at  snobbery,   wear
diamonds,   minister   to  the   afflicted,
heal Ihe disgruntled, fight to a   finish,
set typ •,   mould opinions,  sweep the
office, speak   at  prayer  meetings and
stand in with the people.
Interest allowed from date' of deposit and com
pounded annually without requiring attention o:
depositor. ,
Office IIouis: 10-21 Satindav from 10 to 12,
(       Curious Bits of News.
J A train of twelve refrigerator cars,
carrying: nothing but eggs—about two
millions of them—recently made tha
run from  Newton,    Kansas,    to San
Francisco.
One of the most remarkable clubs of
modern' times has Its headquarters tn
Almeda,' California. It Is known as the
"Old Men's Singing Club," no one being admitted to It who has not the gift
of nong and who has not passed at
least his sixty-fifth birthday. The club
has 101' members, with an aggregate
age of 6,866 years.
The great Simploh tunnel -under tho
Alps from the valley of the Rhone Into
Italy is about half finished, and It is
now believed that It'will be ready for
traffic within two and a' half years. Its
cost will be $14,000,000, and this enormous expense has been Incurred to
shorten the road between Paris and
Milan only 50 miles and to save grades
of fifteen hundred feet. The length of
the completed tunnel will exceed twelve
miles.
An editorial writer with a taste for
statistics has given to this, waiting
world a statement in which women
may feel somo Interest. Ho declares
that lie recently stood in a crowded
thoroughfare of a large 'city and listened to. "scraps' of conversation" of
llfty women who paused him. Of these
fifty women, four were talking about
cooking and recipes: seven, about babies; twelve were discussing men and
love affairs; and from the lips of
twenty-seven rippled remarks about
clothes.
Curious Bits of News.
AH Sensible People Travel by the
C.P.R.
PEED
kAFETY
SATISFACTION
S
Look! Look I   Look!
Leave Phoenix! :25 p. in.
Arrive Win ni peg. ....3d dav, 8:50a m.
Arrive St. Paul Siltlav, 6:40p. in.
Arrive Chicago 4th day, I):30 a. m.
Arrive Toronto 5th day, 2:45 p. in.
Arrive Montreal...-.Sib day,''6:30 p. in.
Arrive New York.'.'.Oth day, 8:55 a. in.
Form a Bright Picture.
The Granby smelter at Gi'and Forks
is   again  increasing  its capacity and
eveniually.it will   be  enlarged to ten
furnaces, comprising the biggest reduction works on the continent.   The output of the company's mines is  to be
'largely augmented and  scores of new
men added to the force.   More accommodation   is to   be   provided at  the
Boundary Falls smelter, three furnaces
being arranged for.   'Those are health)
and encouraging signs, and they form
a bright picture   as   viewed   from   the
environments of a silver-lead camp —
Slocan Drill.
Through Tourist  Sleeping Cars
EAST
Leaves Dunmore Junction daily for St.
Paul; Kootenay Landing Tuestley nnd
Saturday for To.onto, Montreal and
all eastern points.
G" to the east, gn to the west.
Go on the road with service the'best.
Speed, safety and  comfort— 110 need lo
enquire.
Why, the best in the world is the C.P.K.
Miss Ellene Jaqua, a well-known vocalist of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the first
person to possess a glass gown which
can actually be worn and not once
only. It is of spun glass, made In
Dresden, Germany, and was modelled
and cut in Paris. At the Chicago Exposition in '93 there was a glass dress
exhibited, which became the property
of the Infanta Eulalle, but it was only
for show and could not be worn. A
full description of Miss Jaqua's glass.
gown is given In the "Strand Magazine" for February.
The Chicago "Tribune's", record ot
legal executions and lynchlngs In the
United States in 1801 shows that 118 |
persons were executed and 135 were
lynched. Of those executed 71 were
negroes, and of those lynched, 107. The
executions were one fewer than in 1900,
and the lynchlngs were 20 more, It is
noticeable that of the lynchings only
39 were for murder and 19 for criminal
assault, leaving a remainder of 77, persons lynched for minor crimes. It Is
noticeable also that the number of
lynchings In the Northern States increased from 8 In 1900 to 14 In 1901.
Chief Engineer.Emll Prill wltz of the
North German Lloyd steamship "ICron-
prlnz Wilhelm," Is experimenting with
a new   arrangement   which    he   has
placed in the ship for use In case of a
collision.     A small  wheel   abaft   the
pilot-house Is turned, and instantly hydraulic pressure closes twenty watertight doors in  the lower part of the
ship, making sixteen water-tight compartments.   The fact that all the doors
are  closed   Is  Instantly shown  on  an
electric dial, on which the numbers of
the doors and their location are printed.
The  sixteen    water-tight    rooms  are
more than enough to float the vessel in
case any part of her hull Is punctured.
The experiments show that not more
than two minutes is required to render
the "Kronprinz, Wilhelm" unsinkable.
, Mr. and Mrs. John Williams of Danville, Kentucky, lately celebrated their
golden wedding, and one of the gifts
they received was a. handsome tombstone with their names engraved upon
It, This was ifrom J. E. Wright, a local
monument dealer, nnd, strange to say,
the old couple were delighted with,the
unique gift.
The authorities of the city of Rouen,
the home of the famous cathedral, are
considering a p)<in to utilize the'street
trolley wires for ihe extinguishment of
fires. The scheme ]« to place electrically driven pumps *t suitable points
along the electric tramway; system
which covers the city, and then; in case
of fire, to switch on the current from
the trolley wires to drive the pumps.
A quantity of jewels and trinkets
which had played important parts In
murders and obher crimes were sold at
auction *y the police authorities' of
Paris the other day. Most of the articles brought prices far above their Intrinsic value, their worth being enhanced In the eyes of the morbid bo-
cause of the grewsorne association*
connected with them. • Those which
were bloodstained were -in. great demand. ■ ■':■.'■..'.'' "■''-'". 7">-':
The Hong Konr "Dally'/Press" says
that the Tartar General of Canton having been troubled by an evil Influence In
his yamen, which In one month caused
the death of his wife and daughter, as
well as of a former Tartar general, a
fung shul professor was finally called
in.   He looked over the city, and'decided the evil influence,was the roof of
the library of the Government school
for foreign languages.   The roof, which
was a peaked one,  was at once., removed, and is now being replaced by a
flat one.
Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.
Send all subscriptions to this office.
PHOENIX  PIONEER,
PHOENIX. B. C.
Don t Guess At It
But if you arc 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.
7 Don't fail to write qs about your trip, as we arc in a position to give jou
SnUie val||abje information qnd assistance. 5,319 miles of track, oyer which
Hie o|ieraled some of the finest trains in the world.
For particulars regarding freight or passenger rates, call on or address :
J. C. LINDSAY, T.F. & PA., U. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt,
•.'■'..,-'   142 Third St., PORTLAND, ORE.
We will not attempt to   defend Mr.
Kirby for the stand he took in   regard
to the   two   per  cent  tax  and   other
troubles.of the mine managers,   but it
is certain that Mr. Kirby is entitled to
his opinion, as well as the editor ofthe
aforesaid monthly, who does not  even
print his name in his paper.    Opinions
differ, even among mining men, strange
to say, and it is certainly no cause   for
personal    vituperation    because    Mr.
Kirby or any  one else expresses his
ideas.
It begins to appear as though the
Pioneer would, in the compaiilively
near future, find it necessary to carry
out ils proposition to hire an extra
hand lo open the back doors of this
great printing palace and close the
front doors after the V , V. & K'. trains
I have passed through. All this because
the V., V. & K. survey happens lo tun.
directly through the Pioneer building,
and the indications are excellent that
there will be something doing in connection with the construction of the
I'hoenix branch of James J. Hill's
Boundary line before lung. The Pioneer management already has a man
ready to fill to position of dooikeeper,
so that Chid Engineer Kennedy's men
will not find us napping, no matter
how soon they arrive.
Rates and information regarding (he
"Only Way" will be chew fully furnish-
nd upon application to
O. W. Dey, E.J. Covle,.
Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Phoenix, B. C,    Vancouver, B.(
J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,
Nelson, B.C.
Anticipated tbe Permission.
M
Don't you want to read the news ol
the day while  it   is  news?.   You will
find it in the Daily   News, Kootenay'sj
live daily, publish d at Nelson, B. C,j
at 50 cents per month by mail.      Can
be had also of your   local   newsdealei
on day. of publication.
Furnished Rooms
WITH  PRIVATE BOARD.
Mrs.  P. A. Klein,    Knob Mil
R. A. Scott Residence.
Ave.
Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.
Oregon Short Line R. R.
Union Pacific R. R.
ONLY LINE EAST   VIA
Salt Lake and Denver.
Two Trains Daily.
Steamship tickets lo Europe and othei
foreign countries.
Leaves
Daily .
Spokane Time Schedule.
Effective lime 22 1902
Arrive
Dailv
: MRS. BATONJ
Teacher of
PIANO and VOICE CULTURE
Residence near Grniiby Hotel,
I'hoenix, II. 0.
NOTICE,
Notice is hereby itiven that having
leased the Central Hotel, comer .SimoihI
Street and Old Ironsides avenue, I'hoenix, it. C, to Frank Anderson, lam not
responsible for any debts cntitii-trd by
or iiuaitiHt said Ccutrnl Hotel from tin
1st day of November, 11102.
AuonsT Jackson.
Butter Stationery nnd Job IVinl.
intf I bun that turned out bv the
I'hoenix Pioneer has yet to be.
prod need. The proof of the pudding is in the catins;. Give us a
trial with your next order. .. .
PIONKEB TUB. CO.,
'Phone 14. Piioknix, B. C.
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on ihe continent of North " C H U * ''
America. situated midst R C C ft R T
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?"",1'hyaiciaii and Nurse. Telegraphic com-
"iiilcallon Willi all parts of the world ; two
'"mis arrive and depart every day. lis baths
cure all nervous and muscular diseases; its wat-
"»Ileal all Kidney, Liverand Stomach Ailments
«erms: «i5 to$i8 per week, according to res-
«c«ce hi hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs.
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Timepiece
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Over in East  Kootenay   ihe Cranbrook  Herald   and   the   Fernie   Free
Press are   preparing souvenir Christmas editions.    As  far  as announced
nothing of ihe kind will be done in the
Boundary this year,   but   the   Pioneer
will have an agreeable surprise for   its
readers with the first issue of the new
year, just the same.
tn
Have you noticed the spicy ads that
Joseph S. Carter, the genial travelling
passenger agent ofthe C. P. R. at Nel
son, is placing iu   the  Kootenay and
Yale  papers of late?     They all tell
ibout tne C. P. R.  being  the  "Onlv
Way," which in many cases, of course,
is the fact.    But in ihe Boundary there
s another way, as the Great Northern
catches a. large amount of travel from
this section
i'he holiday announcements of Phoe
nix merchants are worth reading  this I
There are just
Two Kinds of
7.45 a. m. KAST MAIL—Tip and from
Coeurd'Aleiiedt.strict, Kartn-
iiiKtou. Garfield ' olfax, Pullman, *.Moi?cow, *I,onieroy,
Wnitslitiip. Davtoii, W a I I a
Walla, Pei dletou. linker City
and all poiuts.h'.-tst 6 25 \\ 111
31.15 p. 111. HXPRKSS— t'or KariniiiKton
Gurfield, Colfax, Pullman,
Moscow.I.ewistoii, Portland
Sail l-'rancisco, Haker City
and all points HAST.
KXI'RKSS— l-'roni all points
Hast, il.-iker City, San l-'rati-
cisco, Portland, Culfax, Clar-
fit-ld and l-'armiugton..., 9.50a. 111.
*l-;xeepl Sunday.
SHORT LIN E TO CA LI TORNIA.
Sim Kiaiicisco-Portliind Routt1.
Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock,  Portland,
at 8 p. ill. aud from Spear Stiect wharf, Sntil-'ian
Cisco, nt 10 a. 111. every live day:..
Tickets 011 rale at al! S. 1*\ & N. Stations.
Kor  further  information  ns to rales, lime o(
trains, equipment, etc.. address
Olio, J. .MOIII.KK, Cli-uvriil ARetit,
430 Riverside Ave.. Spokane, Wash
INISTKR3 have many interesting
and amusing experiences.
A clergyman of. Duluth, Minn.,
was engaged in conversation with a
numher of friends the other day, when
each started telling stories of weddings
he had performed. One of the party
had tills to offer:
Some time ago a great big fellow,
roughly dressed, and a wee mite of a
young woman came to him. They had
no ^Wtnesses, and, In fact, did not care
to have any. Nevertheless, a bridesmaid and groomsman were selected
from the household and the ceremony
began. They had promised to love and
obey and all the rest of the service,
when the preacher announced: "Klas
the bride."
The bridegroom, on bended knee,
hesitated a little, tried to say something and couldn't.
"Kiss the bride," said the pastor.
"Why, parson, I did, afore I come
here at all," replied the bridegroom,
whose face had taken the color of a
June ross.
The witnesses burst forth in laughter, while the minister (had all he could
do to retain the serious expression
which he always wore when wedding
people.
Mr. Charles Frohman, at the commencement of Kubellk the violinist's
American tour, Insured the: latiter's
right hand against injury for; $10,000. It
might be aupposed that the chance of
a musician getting his hand hurt was
remote. Yet when Raffael Joseffy first
came to ChJekerlng Hall and made a
sensation a felon oh his thumb interrupted his engagement. Josef Hof-
mann fell from his. bicycle and hurt hia
hand under similar circumstances. Olo
Bull, Wienawskl and PaderewskI were
also subjected to accidents that interfered with their tours.
A lively debate has taken place In
the Senate of the Australian confederation, as a. result of, a statement of
Senator. Sargood's that he had seen
women ploughing In South Australia.
A gentleman frorri that. State.-doubted
the assertion and hotly resented it,
but It was backed up by another,senator, Pearce. A writer In the Sydney
"Bulletin" adds that he has often seen
women ploughing in South Australia.
"The last occasion was near Mount
Gambler. The plough-lady was wearing Wellington boots", and her husband,
a fat German gentleman, saton a fence
near by, complacently smoking."
The people of Galveston, Texas, are
perfecting plans to protect themselves
from another Invasion of the sea,'such
as the one which devastated their city
over a year ago. These plans, provide
for a sea-wall, to be built on the beach,
and to extend the-whole length of the
city limits; and for raising the: grade
of the entire city. It is a mammoth
undertaking, ,which, will cost the already impoverished city millions, and
involve considerable additional outlay
by each property-owner. The city is to
All in, with sand pumped from the Gulf,
an area.of ground on the Gulf side of
the city, four miles long and one mile
wide, to an elevation of ten feet. The
city will also raise all the streets and
alleys.
Old Age.
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They are the hind that is a
credit to you and your printer and—the other kind. . .
Ours is Said to be the Best
When you want something
Spohane Falls and Hortftern
NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPAR1
•RED MOUNTAIN RT.
Washington and Great Nor. Ry.
V,, V. and E. Ry.
The only all-rail route betiveeu all points easl
west, and south to Kosslaud, Nelson and all :u
termediate points; connecting at Spokane will
the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R \
N. Co.
Connects at Rossland and Nelson with Canadian Pacific Railway.
Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo am
all Kootenay Lake points.
Connects at Curlew with stage foiXr.en
wood and Midway. H. C. ■
Buffet cars run on passenger trains bt tween.
tween Spokane and Republic.
KI-'I'UCTIVK N0V. 22   1902.
ROFESSOR JOWETT, tbe great
master of Balliol College, had
wise words to speak on the crucial topic of growing old. He wrote to
a friend:
"The later years of life appear to
me, from a certain point of view, to be
the best. They are less disturbed by
care and the world; we begin to understand that things really never did matter so much as we supposc-d. and we
are able to see them more In their true
proportion, Instead of being overwhelmed by them. We are more resigned to the will of God. neither afraid
to dt.-p.irt nor overanxious to stay. We
cannot see Into another life, but we be-
,-leve, with an inextinguishable hope,
that there, is something still reserved
for us."
It Is worth while to remember his
hints for old age, full, as they are, of a
practical wisdom:
Beware of tlie coming on of age, for
It will not be defied.
A man cannot become young by overexerting himself.
A man of sixty should lead a quiet,
open-air life.
He should collect the young about
him.
He should set other men to work.
He ought, at sixty, to have acquired
authority, reticence and freedom from
personality.
He may truly think of the last year»
ol life as being the best, and every year
as better than the last, If he knows
how to use it.
Her Love For Her Lions.
AN Instance of the affeotion felt for
wild beasts by their tamers cited
by "St. Nicholas" is the case of
Madame  Blanca,   the    French   tamer,
who in the winter of 1900 was with the
Bostock    Wild    Animal  Show    giving
dally exhibitions In Baltimore,  where
her skill  and  daring  with  lions   and
tigers earned wide admiration.   It will
be remembered how Are suddenly descended on this menagerie one night and
destroyed   the   animals,   amid   fearful
scenes.    And   in  the  morning  Blanca
stood among the ruins and looked upon
the charred bodies of her pets.    Had
she lost her dearest friends she could
scarcely have shown deeper grief.   She
was in despair, and.declared that she
would never tame another group;- she
would leave the show business.    And
when the menagerie was stocked afresh
with lions and tigers Blanca would not
go near their cages.   These were lions
indeed, but not her lions, and she.shook
her head and  mourned for "Bowzer,"
the handsomest lioness   in    captivity,
and "Spitfire," and "Juliette," and the
black-maned    "Brutus."       Nor   could
money  tempt  her.    And the outcome
was that this most successful woman
lion-tamer in the world retired into private  life;—gave   up  her career  simply
because of her grief for these dead animals. '
Past His First Youth.
T1
Mrs. McVlcars—Aye, my Jennie's wea
Johnny went wi' the Sabbath-skill's
picnic, and h« got awa doon by Che
U'ather-sidp and fell in, and they have-
na found his body yet. Mrs. Patereon
>~Oh, lost me! And he'd have his best
eiaes on, tae.—"Moouahln*."
MINERAL ACT.
Certificate of Improvements.
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»ii.a,.1i^^rVh,?-«!Sd\"f  SKeiIill/10        -g§- •  son, is placing in   the  Kootenay and ^lea"' **•"«: ^-kaue 5,5 P. „-. MINERAL ACT ~T =
i^-^^^^n Tlmepiece/RsSv : Ya,e ,Mpe"of la,e? Tlley *"te" Attractive S^z^^zz:^:^:      c«mnc.te., tapwewte.      !     r ,
thWp^k, ^rdiiigloVes5   S   1,U     F ft&yWYfA :«'>«"""* C.  P.   R.   beinB   the   "Only **V^»»o..m Craml Vorks 4:„„'„.1„.    „.       .     v NOTIC8. I Cer.if
U, or Haicvo,. Hot spring. o ^^      r.JBt«jJJ «  Way," which in many cases, of course, 1N 0FFICE STATIONERY ^ZkkkZI^X; Z^Z    VS^r^^tf jto o„ mi,,
 ^  t K'yoi. ne'ed.rMffOT 5  is tl,c k^'    BlU '" lhe ^andnry there   We ,MVC thc art "** ^ artists to give n. a.'jack'son,    ' ».«'.£ TAlVi'^0" Ca,,'!>' ^oU"       wi^nlc'!
im^Y    Rafo>fV    S   Jewelery    \^W I  " n"other|Wny' aS the Gleat NurlI-%      you exactlyrohat you wish. o™^^^^        ^^P&XWrii'SSZZgKl    r™.l£
J§illX    D&K.ei/> •   •> ^m^&T 2 catches a. large amount of travel from   Our mechanical   department equipped  .„lL^    ^Aific'At:-5^9,«"IsS^"-iSl2;!3^,.'-,,*";,' »'»,!«>-- »»-Ht:"1 ,?*r J '
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HE  swan   is said   to  be  excellent
ealing when young; but as it is
one  of  the  longest-lived  of  all
creatures, it is well to learn if possible
how old your bird Is before you cook it.
A   gentleman   in  Lincolnshire,   England, sent a dead swan  to  the Athenaeum   Club,  addressed   to   the  secretary.    2V special  dinner was  to  occur
that week, and the committee without
question  turned  the  bird over to  the
000k.
jVt the dinner the swan, resting on a
great silver dish, was a delight to the
eye; but when it came to carving nnd
eating the bird, no knife seemed sharp
enough to cut it, and of course eating
it was out of the question.
A few days later the donor met the
secretary and said, "I hope you got my
swan all right."
"That was a nice joke you playod on
us," returned the secretary.
"Joke?   What do you mean?"
"Why,   we had the thing boiled, for
thirteen hours, and oven then we might  :
as well have tried to cut through  tlie
Bock of Gibraltar."
"Tou don't mean to say you had the  ,;
»wan cooked!"
"Why, of course."
"Man alive!    1 sent lt to be stuffed
and   preserved   as  a  curiosity   in   the
club.   That swart has been in my family for two hundred and eighty yeai3.
it  was one of the identical birds  r-M
by  the children  or Ciu>"les I.—you -.-*>
seen  the   picture  of  it.    ify  ancestor
held the post of 'master cf the swans
and keeper of the king's cygnets.' W-..--I,
i have no doubt it was a bit tough."
MINERAL ACT.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOT1CU.
Dominion   Mineral  f'laim, situate  in thefJr.-ind
Kork.n Mining   Division  of Osoyoos Disti ict.
Where located:   On Lookout   Mountain, and
near thc Lookout Mineinl Clnim.
- t  ,m,pu
obtaining a crown grant ofthe above claim.
And furllK r take notice that ac'uui, under s c-
tion 37. iiuinI lie commenced before thc issuance
of such Celtificate uf improvements.
Dated this 121I1 day of July, A. l>.. 1902.
48 Sydney U. Joua'Son..
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ViaS! THE PHOENIX PIONEER  mm  m  Mi w$  I'M  -fi  \'}'"Ot  If  m  KStjS^t-  8)��!  mm  If  ��1  ill, di!  ii5;5  m  IS:  I  11  |.f^*;tfW-iJ"  ..... ��� ��� :  Bellevue Hotel j  _. Marshall & Shea, Props.   In Connection with>etna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  BUS MEETS All TRAINS. "VERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular.  ���������������;������������������������  ...���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������* ���������������������   1902  HOLIDAY  GOODS  No need to send off  for Holiday Presents  I this   year.     We are  * receiving an immense  !$, assortment���suitable  w for old or young. We  $ want you  see   these  # goods, anyway.  I    McRAE BROS. & SMITH,  Headquarters for  Christmas   Presents.  Christmas is Coming   I wish to remind my friends and patrons that I am better  prepared than ever to furnish Fine Watches and Jewelry. It is not  too early to select your Holiday Presents. Will reserve for you, if  desired, and will get anything not in. stock. Come in and talk it  over and look over our lines.  GEO. E. DEY,  I A L'  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Avenue.  .������������������*������*�� ���������������������������*������'��������������������������'���;  rioCAL JOTTINGS  *���  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  School Average���The average at- j was excellent.   Mr. Rogers proposes  tendance at the public school for the  month of November was ,77.2. This  is about the same as the average of tbe  previous month. .  , Quarterly Meeting-^Next' Wednesday evening, at eight o'clock, at the  city clerk's office, the last quarterly  meeiing of, the city board of license  commissioners will be held for this  year, as provided by law. Those interested will govern themselves accordingly.  . Preaching at Eholt���Rev. V. M.  Purdy this week began bi-weekly Presbyterian preaching services at Eholt,  and will alternate with Mr. Green ol  the Methodist church. Rev. Flewel-  ling holds Anglican services there every  Sunday afternoon/Mhus making three  Phoenix preachers that:'alsu hold services at Eholt  Free Lecture ��� Tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 a free lecture will be given at Miners' Union Hall by J. Lukov,  of Greenwood, on the three following  subjects: "Can Man be Made Equal?"  "Would a Revolution Bring About  Socialism ?" and, "Is the Church Responsible for Evils Existing?" Ladies  and the general public specially invited.   No collection.  Heaviest in Years���This week the  ;Boundary was visited by the heaviest  snow storm in years, especially so early  in'the winter.    On a level there are at glory several times, and their work will  1 least two feet of snow in Phoenix, and j lie noted with equal interest this year.  to make the rink a popular place of  amusement this winter, and will have  a number of special occasions, such as  carnivals, with music, etc. Some  hockey matches will also be ai ranged  with outside clubs. Altogether, ice  sports promise to be quite a feature in  Phoenix this winter.  Soon Taken Over���Dec. 10th was  the date set for the taking over of the  Phoenix electric lighting system by the  local company from the Greenwood  Electric Co., but the event may possibly be delayed a lew days longer. It  is anticipated that a better light will  then be furnished to users in Phoexix.  Must Have Water ��� Secretary  Matheson, of the local school board,  has received a letter from the provincial school inspector,,stating that the  city should see that wafer is supplied  to the public school building here. As  the pipes do not run to the school the  inspector suggests that a tank be kept  filled in the school. The matter will  be brought to the notice of the city  fathers.  Hockey Match Next Monday  ���Next Monday evening a hockey  match will be played on the Phoenix  rink between the Granby Hungry Seven and the town team, the game to  take place between seven and eight  o'clock, mine time. Last year the  Hungry Seven covered themselves will  -in Grand Forks and Greenwood a fool  fell, making the best of sleighing all  over the Boundary. The Greenwood-  Phoenix stage has been using runners  all this week.  i  ******* ��������������������������������� �����������������*  ". Skating Rink Open���Wednesday  evening, W. W. Rogers opened the  skating rtnk to the public for the first  time this season, and the attendance I  The town team also had some remark  able players in its membership.     The  hockey hoys have made arrangements  with the rink  management  for thiee  nigVrts'in-tVic-wcck for practice.  You will want those photographs  after a while. Better get them now���  today, then you will have "them after  a while, when we have had to close for  the winter.     J. Milner.  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM  THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  A few facts worth considering regarding Butter.  "-   ' If yon want pood Butter, it must be packed in a well  seasoned wooden box, and not in tin, as Butter will not  keep in tin if the air gets to it. We handle the Hnzledean  Creamery Butter, pnt up in thoroughly seasoned wooden  boxes. It is easily worth 214 cents per pound more than  any other Creamery Butter on the market. v  This third grade Coal Oil that some of our competitors  are handling is dear at any price. Our goods are all of the  best quality. We have no damaged or second hand goods  to palm off on you, and tlien charge you two prii.es on  some article which we do not quote.  Choice new goods arriving daily.   Drop in and look  -them ovei.   Everything marked in plain figures.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Boyle has useful Christmas presents.  Choice tobaccos and cigais at Albin's  News depot.  See Boyle before buying Christmas  presents.  Billie Kellem will cook you short  orders at any time at the Cottage hotel.  For fine watch and jewelry repairing  see Zimmermann, on First street.  The finest and best Christmas pres  ents at Boyle's.  Next Wednesday will be the month  ly payday at the Granby mines.  Wm. Kellem has reopened the Cottage Hotel dining room, on Victoiia  avenue.  Mrs. Elmer J. Edwards will leave  about the 15th on a visit to her parents in Missouri.  Albion's News Stand has received a  fine line of Holiday Confectionery.  Do not overlook it.  Mrs, F. J. White and Miss Winnie  Betts, after spending a couple of days  in the city, returned to Grand Forks  last Saturday.  '  The meeting of the Boundary Cieek  License District Board of License  Commissioners will be held at Grand  Forks on the 15th inst  J. W. Astley, superintendent  of the  Snowshoe mine, with Mrs. Astley, re  turned from a sojourn at Halcyon Hot  Springs by Thursday's train.  When Dennis Murphy resigned from  the provincial cabinet last Saturday,  \V. W. B. Mclnnis was appointed provincial secretary and minister of education,  Tracy W. Holland, mayor of Grand  Forks, has returned from another trip  0 Toronto. It is said thit Mr. Holland would like to be mayor of the combined cities.  A new postoffice has been established by the U. S. government at Lauiier,  near Cascade, where the Great Noith-  ern crosses the Boundary line. C. H.  Kidwell is the postmaster.  The people of Grand Forks are  wondering why the improvements to  the Fianklin camp wagon road have  not been made, for which an appropriation of $5,000 was made by thc  government.  Grand Folks has but one livery stable  now, James Anderson, one of the owners of the Morrison-Anderson block, in  i'hoenix, having sold out his livery  business to James F. Royer, his competitor.  Stack & Oliver, of Greenwood, who  recently started the manufacture of  wooden wire-wove pipe, find, after a  test, that several improvements must  be made before the enterprise is a  success.  20 Per Cent  CLUB DISCOUNT  Will be given to any employ-  ee of the Granby and Snow-  shoe mines who wishes to  take any of the courses offered by the  ' INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE  SCHOOLS,  of Scranton, Pa. Write for  catalogues, prices and details to Max R. Hopkins,  Representative, Pox 751,  Rossland, B. C  ) 0-00000000000  w  \0faL  Having taken the Phoenix I  ^Skating Rink for the winter, I(  .hope to do business with all my^  old fi lends and many new ones.  * I am running it for the money'  >there is in it, but expect to give'  I value for your money.  Watch  for Anther announcements.    They'll intciest you.  jSeason Tickets:  For Men $7-oo^  For Ladies...:...  5.00  For Boys   3.00^  j Skating Hours:  2 p. m. to 4 p. m., and  8 p. m. to 10 p. m.  (Mine time.)  W. W. ROGERS,  Pioprietor.  KH>0<HX>0000  We are certain to have something to please you, your wife,  your sweetheart, or your sister,  your cousin or your aunt���-in  fact, for any. member of the  family.  We have a really choice and  select steck of���  Watches, Clocks,    Rings,    Hioochcs,  Wewai  By January 1st. and we're going to have it.   We  are selling everything in the store at  ?5P��>r r<��iit Discount  until January 1st.  Xmas Goods, Brushes, Combs,  Mirrors, Razors, Strops,  Perfumes, Soaps, Etc.  Everything except Patents.    Call and we will tell  you about thein.  All goods marked in plain figures-  SNAPS I      BIG SNAPS 11      ALL SNAPS! I!  A. P. MoKENZlE,  Practical Druggist. 'Phone 17  Why go out of Phoenix  to get y0Ur  Accident Insurance Policy,  when I, who am  living amongst you  represent the  Ocean Accident Co. Ltd.  who guarantee to give  $5,000 if killed by accident in a public  conveyance;  $2,500 if killed by accident;  $75 annuity for total disablement:  '  $] 2.50 weekly for temporary total disablement;  $12 50 weekly in case of 17 hinds of  sickness���  By paying a premium of $17.50.  Don't delay, but turn your application  in at once to  lor  -SEE OUR  BUSINESS  CHRISTMAS GOODS BAKERY  .And compare our Prices with ^ A I    F  others before buying.  ... 4��7riL^l^  BOYLE,  The Accident, Fire and Life  Insurance Agent,  Graves-Williams  Block,  Phoknix.H.C.  r.o.it  Rett EstiU, Miuit ind Stock*.  '"* 33-  THE Prescription Druggist.  "~    "transfer of license.  Notice is herebv given that attlienr-xt  sitting of the license commissioners for  the citv of Phoenix I intend to apply  for a transfer to Frank Anderson of the  license which I hold to sell liquor by retail in the Central hotel, situated on Old  Ironsides avenue. Phoenix, B. C.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 1st day  of November, 1902.  August Jackm>n.  Fit guaranteed by Miss Boler, dressmaker, Marsh block, Victoiia avenue.  Would go out by the day.  A new line of cigars at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  Cotton rags wanted at the Pioneer  office Highest price paid. Bring  'em along and get your money.  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^_ Phoenix, B. C.  In tlie meantime we will continue to make Hit  best Ilreod. Cake nnd Pie*ever seen In the. Boundary    Have yon tried tliem ?  Miss. A. BOLER,  DRESSMAKER,  Marsh Block, Victoiia Aac, near Briilcc  ��� WOULD CO OUT  BY  THK DAY.  MINING MACHINERY!  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE,  Branch Offices and Warehouses: '���' ' ' J  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND j  VANCOUVER, B.C. J  Pins, Chains,  Studs, Links, bracelets,  Silver Goods, Spectacle*, Eye Glasses,  and in fact about everything in our line  at all pi ices ��� which are just  right���and more goods on wa\  Do not fail to diop in and  see our assortment, as it will  be well woith your while, aud  vou will be surprised.  W. ZIMMERMAN,  ' First St.���On the Hill.  4���DEPARTMENTS���4  GRANBY  EXCHANGE.  Harness Shop, Leather, Leather goods.  Carpets, .Sewing  Machines, Curtains,  Drapery.  Fumituie, Stoves, House  Furnishings  complete.  Houses to  Kent.    Buy anything, sell  everything.'  111 i I is  And Real Estate in  Phoenix will  never be cheaper than  it is  today.  Phoenix has now reached that stage where its permanence is assured, and  now is ihe time to secure a home or business property.  ,.-.,   I have somehotises to rent at reasqnable rates.    Call and see me.  G. W. RUMBERGER.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Dominion Avenue  Telephone No. 28  r  Church Services  ' -Tomorrow.  'Phoned.  THOS. HARDY & CO.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Albin's News Depot is the place for  periodicals of all kinds.  Miss Boler, dressmaker, Marsh  block, near the bridge,   Victoiia Ave.  If your watch or clock is out of gear,  Zimmerman, the jeweler can it in  If your eyes cause uneasiness watch  for the visit of Geo. L. Pedlar, Specialist.  Take advantage of this fine weather  and have that picture made now; then  we can finish and deliver it in time  for the Xmas holiday presents. Mil  ner, at the tent, Dominion Ave.  There are a few subscribers to the Pioneer  ���juiit a few���who are delinquent for the year  1902!   If you are one of these, the editor will  'appreciate prompt llqu dation.  Church of England���St John's  Mission;' services each Sinday as follows: Holy Communion 8 a. m.,  Morning Prayer 11 a. m., Evening  Prayer 7.30 p. in. Standard lime. All  seats free ��� Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicar.  St Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m. Rev. V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks on the  Life of Christ. 3 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. m., evening service.   Rev. T. Green, B. A , pastor.  Catholic ��� Mass will be held tomorrow at to a. m.  eciais*  HOUSE FURNISHINGS.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  t  Have you tried them?  Union goods:���You will find the  best lines of union made cigars and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  You can get board and lodging ai  the Cottage for $7 per week.  Miss Boler has opened dressmaking  parlors in the Marsh block on Victoria  avenue."  Some of the best views of Phoenix  and its mines were recently taken by  Milner, the local photo artist. Thev  can be had at McKensie's   diug store.  Blankets, white and colored,  greatly reduced  Comforters, $1.50 and up  Sheetings, dbL width, heavy  quality, 30c yard  Pillow Cottons, circular, all  widths  Grey Flannels, "All Wool,"  35c yd.; reg. price, 45c  Tabling, bleached, wide, 65  cts* yard  s|�� Tabling,'unbleached, heavy,  35c a yard  Art Drapery, \2 \-2c yard  Art Muslins, JOc yard  Japanese Mattings, 25c yd.  Tapestry Carpets at special  price from 45c yd*  Rugs for cost price  Art Squares for cost price  Floor Oil Cloth from 35c  square yd.  Curtains and Table Covers  in Tapestry and Chenille,  at greatly reduced prices and in a  large variety.  Phoenix, B. G,  ,-���  -y*"  - -,--"t�� *: . jw.  ������ii i ����� ��T%* I * *M 1

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