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 ��4V  *<&i  4;  '1;  ���*��:  /  ^  : More men are 'working  ��� in tbellinincH of  j      PHOENIX  | ���������|ian iri all other Bonn-,  �� darv camps combined  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Cie^y j  7,  Y  ���>��*>��**-����*)��si>mtn��  l��*��4**>*>Vttd����iff��'f  The Payroll of  PHOENIX  Is larger than that of  j.v.y culier Boundary  Cr.isip.  7  V6i..rli.  J'H0KXIX' MRIT,S�� ^^V^^^  "Money Saved, is Money Earned,"  ii an old su>ing; thcrefoie,  i If You "Want to Make Money, %  Xo. 6.  BLUE BELL AND J. S.  Summit Camp Claims Bonded  '   for $67,000.  I  TRADE  WITH  US.  Largest Stock at Smallest Prices  TO  SEVERAL CHICAGO CAPITALISTS  Will be Worked by The Uke Shore and British  Columbia Copper Mlslnj and Dey. Co.  Wilh {100,000 lo Ibe Treasury.  WI3EN1X  TRADES AND  LABOX COUNCIL.  Orjanuatlon Wm Completed Her* JUil Tiles*'  day Nlghl.  Recently committees from'the three  labor unions in l'hoenix were appointed to meet and consider the feasibility  of organizing a l'hoenix Trades and  l-ibor Council. This meeting was  held last Tuesday evening, and it was  decided to pi oceed at once, with'organization, the following being'tUe first  board of officers elected:       ���"    t '  President, James Dunbar; vice-president, J. Riordan; SccretarMreasurer,  \>. H. Uambury; sergeant at arni��, J.  Lawrence-statistician, XV. ]^t��, ,'Hie  990 TONS PER DAY  Sent   Out Some Days This  Week From Phoenix.  DOL'BLETBACKINa KNOB HILL TUNNEL  rffMi-"Satisfaction Ouaraoteed or Money Refunded.  A COMPLETE STOCK OF  GROCERIES I  Hardware and Crockery.  I  S Laigi  0 0 0*0000*00000900 0 0000  e Selection    of    STOVE    and   COOKING  RANGES, ETC.  ���������f-M-H-H-H-f-f^f-f  "ACME" ind "HOCKEY-  SKATES!  ���f-f-H-f-f-f-M*  Dry Goods,  Gent's    Furnishings,   Boots,  Shoes, Etc.  Ccneral Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue, Phoenix.  Christmas  Neckwear  Special Shipment Just to  Hand of the Newest Styles*  *��  We are showing positively the nobbiest aud  most up-to-date Neckwear in Phoenix. Bows, flowing ends, Windsors, Derby's, Four-in-hands, and the  new Tubular String tie in an endless variety of  shades aud stylos. *:  .    Its worth your while to look over this  stock of  ties, for never before was such an array of novelties -  offered for sale in camp. ' -  Development work on tlie J. S. and  P*luc Hell claims, in Summit cam;), was  started this week, under the 'bond  Riven to John Dorsey on behalf of a  Chicago syndicate, 'ihe Hluc Bell,  which was bonded from Thos. Stack,  XV. Shaw and Chris McDonald, was  Liken at $40,000 and the J, S.; owned  byJ.B. Barrows, James Jenald and  Hank Snibley at $27,000.  '/'he company being organized to  develop these well known properties is  tlie Lake Shore, and B. C. Copper  Mining and Development Co., with  a capital of $1,000,000, in one dollar  shares. Of this amount $100,000  has already been subscribed to work  the properties, and Mr. D01 sey already  has a force of men at work.  Those iuteiested in the new company are: William Wallin, real estate  and investments, Chicago; David Car-  den, president of Gambrinus Brewing  Co., Chicago; J. B. Smith, wholesale  jobber and exporter, Chicago; Timothy  Uurke, lawyci, evniember of the Wisconsin legislature, and now sheriff of  Green Bay county, Wis.; J. P. Watts,  merchant, Maple Grove, Wis, and  John Dorsey, general. manager, of  l'hoenix. These gentlemen aie business men of means, who are amply able  to carry the development to a sucess-  ful issue.  The Uluc Bell adjoins the J. S., and  both claims are thought well of by  miiv'ng men. The J. S. has a 45'foot  shaft and about 50 feet of drifting,  while the Blue Bell has a 20 foot shaft,  all the workings being in ore.  When Mr. Dorsey went east he had  working bonds on these two claims,  that on the J. S. expiring Dec. ist, before he finally returned. In the meantime others were after the claims, and  J'. R-. -Mackintosh, of the B. G: mine;  who is also secretary of the Mountain  View, another promising Summit camp  property, had secuied two of the three  necessary signatures to a working bond  on the J. S. But Mr. Dorsey wanted  the property, and by making a substantial cash   payment,   secured it.  M.r. Dorsey says he will push work  on the properties as fast as possible,  and make mines of them.  three organizations represented  were  the M'      '     ��� T  ion and  union  Winers union, tlie Car/Tenters un-  nd the White Cooks'pSi-^Waitera  >.   The ne\t" meeting , of the or-  alters  Beting , of the organization will be held next' Tuesday  evening. .��� i:  Heretofoie the unions of l'hoenix  have affiliated with the'''Boundary  Trades and Labor Council Avith headquarters at Greenwood, but it was  thought too expensive lorkriy number  of delegates to be tiavelling' back and  forth between the two places, hence  the formation of the new council.   U  Opening of the Knob Hill Held.  Next Monday afternoon, tlie dav  before Christmas, the new Knob Hill  hotel, on First street, will f be thrown  open to the public. Doc.itfempt, the  manager, has been busy this week in  putting on the finishing touches, and  he (eitainly has a co/y house.' Jirn'est  F. l'luiii, late of the Arlington hotel,  Trail, will assist Mr. Kempt, -.ylib has  many friends in camp. - Tlie house i,s,  lighted by elcctricity^.healed by hot'  air, has electric bells and is up to date  in eveiy v.ay. \ .  C. M. Hitch is the ste-.ia.rd, wlio  will be in charge of the din'mg department, and it is ejected that, -under  his experienced management^ t.his 'will  be one of the popular features of the  house. Everything that can be' Ijad  in the market will be supplied. The  Knob Hill will doubtless become a  popular place.  Will Greatly Pacilllate Shipments From fnai  Great Mine���Work oji It lb Nearly Completed.   *  Vaughan & Mclnnis ha\e let a contract to Corner & Foley for the remodelling of their laige warehouse on Knob  Hill avenue for lodging house purposes.  The building will be plastered throughout and when completed will have 22  rooms.    It has already been leased.  Coming Events.  The entertainment to be; given by  the Laaies Aid Society of tlje Presbyterian church in the Miner's Union  hall onFiiday evening, the|28tli inst.,  promises to be one of interest and  amusement. The program .will consist of vocal and instrumental music,  interspersed with readhjgs^yciLotions,'  club swinging and a'dialogue,"entitled,'  "The Gossip." Other specialties of the  evening's entertainment'will be "Jteas-  ons given by a number-ot young' men  and maidens w hy thty are not married,"  and also the great "Nail driving" contest by six married lacies. This in  itself, from obserwitions in private life,  should be worth the small admission  of fifty cents.  NOW ACTIVELY WORKING  L.C. Crawford  Brooklyn    and.   Stemwinder  Have About 50 Men. V  Shipments of oie fiom Phoenix  camp have again taken'a spun this  week; Foi several days thiee-trains  of ii cars each, 30 tons of oie to the  car, have been sent down to the Granby smelter. The Miner-Giaves syndicate management have found no difficulty whatever in sending out this  amount of ore, and when the shipment*,  are permanently increased to 1200 tons  per day, in the course of a month 01  two, it will be supplied with ease.  'I'he increase of shipments just now  is made because the men at the mine  will be given a couple of days vacation  next week, to celebrate Christmas.  The railway company was troubled to  some extent early in the week by drifting snow* but both the danger and the  rting plow were put in use and the  tracks cleared. Tiie rotary Snow plow  has not yet been put in use. Shipments for the week ending today foot  ul��t0 4i32Q,toris'or 144 cars of oie���  not a bad showiug.i'^veu for1 'l'hoenix  camp.. ��� /  'Double. Tracking (be Knob'-llill.  Some'weeks ago it was decided by  the Miner-Grafts nunagcment that,  to facilitate the,.taking out of ore a  double railway track in the main  tunnel would be necessary. Accordingly, while Superintendent Williams  was away on his six weeks vacation,  the work of widening the tunnel for a  distance of about 350 feet was started.  It is not far from completion now, and  when it is done, will be of the greatest  utility in working the mine. Carmen  then will not have to wait on each  other because of lack of trackage.  The enlarged tunnel is 12.X7 feet in  the clear.  \   '       An Individual Opinion.  , This \veek a mining man visited the  Knob Hill mine, and went all through  it, taking in its ac res and acres of oie.  In speaking of it to a Pioneer man, he  said: "There is room there for the use  of 50 machine drills in breaking down  ore, and there is, in my opinion, ore  enough in sight to keep 50 drills busy  for thiee jears, even if no more deiel  opment were done."  COLVKYSWE  Ll���l*\S!:S GJMNrfcD.  Rosbland Mis* JLicease tiuttrl MU at G -and  Turk",  'I lie fust meeting   of  I'm*  ]'��� .vd   oi  License Coriiimssiuiieis appointed   un  dei the  "I.kjuoi   License Ail,   1900'j  was held at Giand Forks on S itur-I**.*,, j  15th inst , to consider- applications ioi  rt-uil licenses outside of inunir ip.ilnies  I here weie piesent Commissioners I*'.  J.'Kubs,' Greenwood   (< hnumanj;   Jl  Cannon,   Gia'id Foiks;    W. B.  f'own  send, Kossland; Chief License Insper-  tu>,L A. Dinsmoie,  and   License,In-  spe-tui I). J. Uujuu^h,  of PhoeniK.  1'heie were in all  43   applications  for licenses;   of these   33   lenew.ils,  se\en   new  licenses  tor   hollies  pre  viously  licensed to other applicants,  nnd four for new houses weie gianted.  'Ibe  application    foi   a   renewal   01  luense for the  Wajside   House,  ne.ir  Columbia, was  withdrawn.    The new-  hotels licensed   aie situate  at  Boundaiy Falls,   Halt ford Junction,   Bannock City  (on   north   foik  of Kettle  river) and   on the load between  Trail  and Kossland, respectively.  Chief License Inspector was instructed to defer issue of licenses to  sevetal Tiail applicants until such  time as they shall have thoroughly  cleansed nnd repaired their respective  hotels to his satisfaction. The chair-  111.111 was lerpiested by the Board to  write to the Hon. the'attorney general  expressing appreciation of the thoiough  manner in which the chief licence 111-  spectoi had carried out his duties.  COMPRESSOR IS HERE  8-D.*ill Plant for the Snowshoe  Has Arrived.  iND IT IS  NOW BMG IiYSTAltED  Development on This Alio: is Showln; up  ,     Magnificent Ore Bodies--Work en Railway TunHef.  Custom House for Phoenix.  J. S. Clute, Chief Inspector of Customs lor Biilish Columbia ha-, been  engaged during the past week inspecting the custom houses of tlie  Boundary district md auditing the  accounts of the respective officials  He was accompanied and assisted  by C. E. Renonf, customs appraiser  for the port of Dawson, who is wintering in the southern part of the province.  While in the Boundary Mr. Clute  arranged lor a bonded excise warehouse lor V. Monniei & Co , of Phoenix, which has just been completed  this week. He also looked into the  proposition of establishing a custom  house in Plioenix-, and there seems to  be no doubt that such an office will be  established eaily in the new jear.  IN AND AROUND PHOENIX.  Skatin; Rink Opens Monday.  The weather lias not been-propitious for the 0[>ening up of the Phoenix Skating Kink, but Mr. Drever, the  manager, says that he expects, weather  permitting, to have it open to the public next .Monday. The price of admission has been placed at 25 cents,  with season tickets on sale at the  office for gentlemen, ladies and children, respecti*. els.  Unwatering the Latter Wns Completed Yesterday-Will Secure Large Plant  REAL ESTATE,  MINES and  STOCKS.  fentienien's Suspenders  m     almost    every  ,    . m. -   - conceivable   ;style  ana color, silk, satin, etc.   Prices from 50c  to $2.00  per pair. �� *  Consignment  slirinkable  of  mm��  tlie   famous  Wolseley  uu-  UNDERWEAR  m pure wool of .the finest grade.   Black, fawn and  orown with patent ventilated gussets, spliced elbows,  k SaMdiS^�� from''*7.<* to $9.00 per suit.     This  GH -i f���vle%d to be the best underwear made. Also  S   L,,1 i     e of Do��iestic and Imported Underwear  I ll0��i $1.50 to $5.00 per suit.  Shipment of the Miners' Union  Made Overall  th * fn^r11 be liere in a few days- We will sell  eool at"lesame Pnce you pay for non-union made  goods.   Enough said.    , ,  wheS��vonf^e! SP ��ro?er-y Department,  eat    y      Want the Best ��* everything to  onet^��ri1ers^]?elive3^d Pr��mptly. Wishing  ��ne and all a Merry Christmas,  'X?  w?  I  JJ^ntett Avcnce, Phoenix, B. C.  nre, life and Accident Insurance.  Selling Agent Old Ironsides Townsite.  Granby, Knob Hill and Old  Ironsides stock for sale, quotations direct from , Montreal  a 11 d Toronto Exchanges.  These stocks are bound to advance, capacity of smelter at  Grand Forks will be doubled  shortly. I strongly advise purchase of these stocks  NOW.  For Sale��� One or two  choice corners on Old Ironsides townsite, close in, also 2  inside lots for quick sale.  Buildings.���I am prepared  to erect buildings on Old Ironsides townsite, to suit tenants,  on 1 to 3 years' lease, in any  part of the business section.  If you want a location for any  kind of business, let me have  a talk with you.  . For Sale���Lodging furniture for  sale and rooms to rent, very reasonable, excellent opportunity..  Pianos, Safes, Scales, -Typewriters,  etc., for sale, shipped direct from factory at factory prices.  Increasing activity about the Brooklyn and Stemwinder, the properties of  the Dominion . Copper Co., in this  camp, which recently resumed operations, is seen every day. At present  about 50 men are employed in connection with these two mines, and  more will be put on as fast as they can  be used.  The unwatering-of the Stemwinder  was finished yesterday, the full 325  feet in depth, and miners were set at  work. On the Brooklyn two machine  drills have been working all of the  week on the 150 and 250 foot levels,  with satisfactory results. Lumber is  on the ground 'and' carpenters are at  work.covering the tracks outside to  the waste and ore dumps, so that no  trouble will be had from snow this  winter.  Although nothing official is being  given out, it is well known that the  management of these properties are  figuring on a larger air compressor  plant, to l>e itstalled at an early date.  In fact, machinery agents are already  figuring on it. It is expected that at  least a 20-drilI air compressor will be  put in, to operate both the Brooklyn  and Stemwinder. At present in the  latter drilling is done by hand oniy,  the mine being fitted with a hoist and  pump.  Hockey Team Organized.  Last Friday night those interested  in the game of hockey met and formed an organization, by electing the  following officers: Honorary President,  G. W. Rumberger; Honorary Vice-  President, Thos. Hardy; President,  Dr. R. B. Boucher; vice-piesident, J.  F. Hemenway; secretary-treasurer, E.  1). Hall; temporary captain-and manager, P. C. McArthur.  A good deal of interest is being  taken in the matter, and as there are  said to be some old hockey players in  Phoenix, some good games may be  looked for this winter. The team will  doubtless be a strong one.  S350 will buy an elegant upright  piano new at the Gieenwood Music  Store, Copper stieet.  Only routine business was transacted at the city council meeting last  Wednesday evening. ���  The White Cooks and Waiter's Union No. 124, of Phoenix, now- has  upwards of 70.members.  $45 will buy a good Dominion  school organ at Greenwood Music  tore, Prof. Paul Kaufmann.  H, S. Kerman has arrived in town  and will open up a cigar store in the  Morrison-Anderson building.  G. W. Guest, representing the B.C.  Stationery Co., of Vancouver, was a  caller at the Pioneer office Tuesday.  'Wanted���Tenant for lodging house  on Old Ironsides avenue. Will be  built to suit. Apply to L. C. Crawford.  M. P. Beckett, received the sad intelligence this week of the death of his  five year old son at Two Harbors,  Mich.  C. A; McClung & Co. have at last  received the long expected bran,  chop feed, wheat, etc. Send in your  orders.  Messrs. McMillan aiid Hale, who  recently purchased .riot on Knob Hill  ���Tvenue, have let a contract for two  cottages.  Mrs. Marion Douglas, of Chicago,  gave an elocutionary entertainment at  Victoria hotel Tuesday night, there being a full house.  Messrs. Meagher and Kane, owners  of the Cottage hotel, are putting up  another addition, 1SX24 feet in size  and two stories high.  Mrs. Jennie L. Stone, of Spokane,  the known mining broker, who also  made money at Skagway, visited the  Boundary's chief mining town this  week.  The Edison Co.'s moving picture  entertainment at Miners' Union hall  Thursday night, brought out a big  audience, who were evidently well  pleased.  To let, substantial 15-room house  on New York townsite, suitable lor  boarding house. For particulars, apply to McArthur & Monk, Graves-  Williams Block.  Next Monday the White Cooks and  Waiters'Union of l'hoenix will give its  first dance, in the form ol" a Christmas  Eve ball. It will take place at Miners'  Union Hall, and arrangements  now complete.  WILL TAKE ATHELSTAN  Owners of B. C. Mine Secured  an Option.  Figure  is $i��0,CC0-Mlne Has Shipped 1200  Tons.  are  This week a most important mining  deal was made, by which the control  of the Athelstan mine will pass into  the hands of Montreal capitalists represented by Clarence McQuaig. This  is the syndicate that owns the B. C.  mine in Summit camp, and Manager  Parrish, of that property, made an examination of the Athelstan.  'I'he option for the Athelstan is. for  $150,000, is for a short time only, and  those interested are confident that its  terms Will he complied with.  Tne Athelstan is located about  three miles from Phoenix postoffice, a  short distance beyond the Winnipeg.  It has over 700 leet of work done* on  it, and has shipped 1200 tons of ore  to the smelters,'which yielded an average of $12.13 in g"hl and copper per j  ion. Since shipping was discontinued j  on account of cold weather,. and the j  force was reduced, over 100 leet ofi  drifting has been done at the 100-fooi j  level. The property is at -present j  owned by Spokane, Grand Forks and  l'hoenix capitalists.  In Boundary Mines.  A general meeting of the shareholders ol the Mountain View Copper Co.  will he held at Eholt next Thursday,  for the election of directors for the  ensuing year.  The new hoist, cable, etc., foi the  Winnipeg, has arrived, and are now  being put in place. The hoist is to be  used in the winze. The new machinery  represents a cost of about $2,000.        j  It is expected that the present force  of 35 men employed on the Snowshoe,  will he will be added to considerably  as soon as the new compressor, now  on the around, is installed.  I.a**t Tuesday night in a blinding  snowstorm the car containing the new  8'dull air compressor lor the Snow-  shoe mine aiti-.ee!. This is the temporary plant that will be used on this  property until the new 20-drill plant,  now being manulactured, js completed  and^ installed. The compressor just  leceived is of the Canadian Rand  make, and is whatisknown as a straight  line machine. Foundations for it were  prepared close to the old compressor  house, and the 70 and 40 h.p. boilers  heretofoie in use will supply the  steam.  By the first of the new century the  compressor   should  be installed, according to Foreman  Trevorrow,  and  and in running order.    It'will furnish' '  much needed power  for  the working  of the pumps, hoists and several addi��  tional diills, and will enable the   man- ,  agement to make better progress in  the development of this excellent pro- -  perty than has  been   possible  in   the  past.  Development on tbe Snowshoe.  The railway tunnel, which was started some months ago at a point   below  where the   railway   graders had   cut  through a body of ore, has been steadily  extended, until it,has now been driven  m over 500 feet, dining which work it  has gone tin ough   three  separate ore  bodies.   At present the men are working in vein matter.    It was   Irc^P this  tunnel that the  six  cars of dre were  shipped a month ago for test purposes.  About a   hundred   feet   from  the  portal ol this tunnel a win?e was stait-  ed on   the ore body.    This winze is  now  driven   over 100 feet,   a  .steam  hoist hating been1 installed, and  the  workmen being all the time in ore.   At a  point 342 leet from the  entrance to  the tunnel a raise was begun a  short  time ago, and is now up about^o feet.  This will not only serve to explore the  o*-e body, but eventually will doubtless  be used as an air shaft.  While for a long time most of the  work was done in the 1ailw.1v  tunnel, ot late operations have been  carried "on once more in the workings  leading from the mam shalt, also.  Fiom the trend 01 events it is evident  that the English capitalists owning the  Snow slice are confident that they  possess a most \aluable prooeity in  that mine. Certainly they have even-  reason to entertain this belief. Undoubtedly they have extensive plans.  for the development of the Snowshoe,.  which are not yet given out to the  public, but the recent ordering of a 20-  drill compressor shows that even more  extensive development' will soon be  inaugurated.  Phoenix Branch Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore .shipments  sent cut this year to date to the smelters over the Phoenix branch of the  C. P.  R.:    '  Athelstan....   Week  ���   Cars-  Year  Card  40  Anprox  Tom  l,2GO  Winnipeg....;.���   ���*3  1,075  Golden Crown   So  2.5''0  Snows! toe   6  150  Gold Drop   1  30  Urooklvn   (i  15a  Old Ironsides   Victoria   Knob Hill   =}�����'  3,120  64,100  II. C. mine    , 3>  66(  18,005  Total     . '75  2.90 j  87,010  Imperial Hotel Sold.  E. F.. Weeks has sold the Imperial  hotel to W. [. Henderson, and the  latter gentleman has already taken |Kjs-  session. Mr. Henderson has had an  experience of uS years in the hotel  business, and the Imperial is one of  the" best built and equipped hotels iri  l'hoenix. Mr. Weeks will probably  take a trip east in tlie near future.  Will Build New Concert Hall.  Manager Abbott,-of the Butte hotel  and concert hall, lias decided-to build  a new concert hall, immediately in the-  rear of the hotel. This addition will  he 60x70 feet in size, two stories in  height, the upper' story tu be used for  rooms for the hotel. The conceit hall  will he specially fitted up for the purpose intended and will be complete in  every respect. The room at present  used as a concert hull will probably  be turned into a billiard and pool,  room.  Rev. Father J. A. Bedard, D. M. I.  the priest now in charge of the Boundary disirict, with headquarters in  Greenwood, was in town last Sunday  and said mass in tr*:- school house.  Henceforth the Rev. Father will hold  divine service in Phoenix every third  Stindev d'vhe reoreth,  Don't fail to be at the Miners' Union  Hall on Friday, the sSth inst., to bear  six well known bachelors and an equal  number of maidens, all of Phoenix,  give their experiences, telling why they  were never married,  Fast evening as the Pioneer was going to press, a Christmas entertainment was given at .Miners' Union hall.  The ladies of the Presbyterian church,,  were most successful in their endeavor,  and  we: a  presents   lor  jiiVe:, away.  over ioa  children  d  v A -'r  i.     if'   j5.-"  1:  ji y-"  ft   f/rt    - ^ r  ��� 11 m "-��� *  il 4 <Y':  It'  - ;*  JefSU  Y��  Yn  it . * -- -rip  it. I -$  ''.V*  .*v::  \fT  I  ���n  '��'-���   Y  <?!  <���!?���  *<<',  i<:-  1*  1  11  '   ^   1  M  f  *    /  ft  ,_  '���?  \  �� \  ���.��  h  *  ><  1  %  r*  11  ,,  ii  *  -1  4'  '  '/  *,  *  fife  III  w^m*mM$m* ���*. -���*��� ���.*.*��  7��r-��-'  > ,���*��� j ..   ���_._.��� --p.���,.,- y ������ ������ -*r"~,T-ilP,l7W"FT"'S!*~:'~l ���!T-' r~r-T~"-.m���i.-��Tirr--j-^-;.���.r*  '    *1l.        4 .  li. .' ' ' r ���*  ,���*..  ' *i �����  T-  IV-! .<i *  ���Ev^'V'** '"  h ���' > il \,   .. >,  VY?>\  - .  i,\ r' 'ttit,,/,   -  &*���"<-'*', / -  i  !7.i..^i^J,.*L .*..c*i    ���  YyTry"*?' SET"**"*���"      t.  >V -, . ;~*:' \  \    in? ��/,���"���>��� II,"       ^  j*5w-Or'* /^ �� t ",  *���# </�� > m  ���K ">-���*-    -**. >' > *��� *" t   ���  !'>:;-  lo:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  The Phoenix Pioneer,  ISKl��.0 0*l*M-W.I>AVIrt THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT rilOEMS, B. c.  (The y\3oe nkcteilieimiiciare.i  W. B. WILLCOX, Manager.  Columbia Telephone. No. jo.  Vernon*. NilooiiTelsl'hoiie, -v>'��- "*���  ��,i-bsciiii*tkm>s.  -fer Year -��� -- *' f  KixsiMtuiii - y  To forvizii Countries  2 s��  irjouarenotnsuljscriber lo this i>a]>c.r, U:it.  is au, ia\ itutlon to j on to become out.  ':*<l*.eni!��UB me* furm-aieil on application.  l.eg'A not-cct io and 5 cent*, per line.  > 6ur weekly unertlous ��ounitute one month's  ailtertlsiiie.  J900     DECEMBER    1900  Sb^MoiiTum   Wed    Thu     Fri     Sat  2  3  4  9  IO  it  1*  17  iS  23  24  25  12  26  SO  27  /  14  21  2S  15  01  3�� 31  trom   Midway   west   to   the   coast.  That  linic  will be a good fne for tin-  coast merchants and for the boundary  in general.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  'J he yeat 1901 should be a ]��rosper-  ous one in l'hoenix, and it will be such  unless all t:gns fail.  Down in South. Afiica the Boers  still seem to be causing lots of trouble,  but Ki tiger himself is in a safe locality  in Euiope. i  The Grand Forks Uoaitl of Trade  has declared in favor of a Dominion  mining department. The idea should  be endorsed al! over British Columbia.  DOES T0NNAOE COUNT?  The following is taken from the  New Denver Ledge, published in the  Sloran country:  According to the Pioneer,  Phoenix  camp will be shipping  izoo tons of  ' or.e a day in January, and puffs itseli  up over the fact that l'hoenix will  have the largest daily tondage in  the  ��� piovince. Tonnage does not cut much  figure, it is values that count. The  Slocan can ship a little over ioo Ions  .1 -day and* discount L'hoenix as a  wealth producer. Handling large  qua itities of country rock is better for  tiu miner, but it is not so pleasing to  the capitalist as ore shipments that  " run;h:g'i in value, and low in tonnage.  Tonnage often looks bigger in print  than it does at a bank.  So Brother Lowcry affects to believe  that tonnage "does not cut .much  figure.!" But, in reality, he knows, as  does every other thinking, business  man,-that'no mines are so really beneficial at large to a district as those of  low grade that can he worked at a  '-profit.'^I'his is a case- in point, where  tonnage does not look larger in print  than, it'does at a bank.'' , '  In the Slocan a few men can work  a "rich vein of a few, inches' width, arid  ,- the profits will'be from $75 to $150  -" per ton, perhaps.: Who is benefited  - by , those "profits���we are ' speaking  ><>f profits,'*ahd , not" cost of mining pr "reducing!      Stockholders Tin  - -England"'at in Uncle "Sam's domain,  ���* or elsewhere/^pocket said profits with  %i'roach satisfaction, as,well tliey plight.  - Hut the local trader, or prospector,  or  -��ven   the, quill driver,   sees mighty  1 ��      i, * \ *  \little((��f any) ��**" t,*osfr profits.   The  l^dge itself has borne testimony to  this effect scores of times.  ���J.    But ,iri the Boundary things are  different.   Here the great bulk of our  iires are of low grade���as low as $15,  $10 or even $5 per ton.    And yet our  s   mine operators are getting out this ore  1 at a profit,  with which  they express  ,    themselves as satisfied.    A high grade  camp, until the veins pinch out, is undoubtedly a good place to invest in.  But if one wishes to buy ' property or  go into business of arty kind, a section  where the greatest percentage is required to mine and reduce the ore  \  offers superior .attractions���especially  ���  if the ore bodies are practically inexhaustible, though low-grade.   Tonnage  does    count   in 1 such1 cases,. and  speaks out with no uncertain sound  And Phoenix is just such a place.  It is settled that the Dominion parliament will meet February Oth, and it  will probably be a shoit session. The  government will have the handsome  majority of 50.  The News-Advertiser, of Vancouver,  gravely asserts that Phoenix "is a town  of considerable population and growing  importance." The News-Advertiser's  editor has at last awakened.  A philosopher asserts that a wise  man knows moie than he tells; a fool  tells more than he knows. The first  mentioned, if a business man, carries  a card in the local paper; the latter  never docs.  That passenger service to Phoenix,  which is promised on January 1st, was  worth while asking for. When' the.  C. P. R. noticed that Phoenicians  were in earnest, like their ancient  namesakes, the request made was  granted.   -  ' Quite a number of Pioneer' readers  have followed the suggestions recently  made in this column, viz., to liquidate  for their subscriptions. But there is  yet time for a.number of delinquents  to settie in this century, if they attend to it at once.  The need of examinations for assayers in this province was shown at  Nelson the other day, where eight out  of nineteen applicants failed to pass.  The time has gone by when any. one-  can put out his shingle as an assayer  in British Columbia.  The return of Mr. Galliher gives  the liberal party a majoiity of I). C.  members. With British Columbia in  the liberal column the liberals control a majoiity of provinces, vi2:' Nova  Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec British  Columbia and the Territories. The  conservatives hold Ontario, P. E. 'I.,  and Manitoba. The House will stand:  (Government 130, Opposition 83, majority 47.���Kootenaian.  Golden Cariboo.  Old Cariboo's mining prospects look  brighter at present than ever, and it  is predicted that next season will see  many more large mining concerns than  at present in successful operation.  This season's output of the Cariboo  Hydraulic Company will have reached  by the end of this month $350,000���  $300,000 has already- come out and  there will be another clean up, this  month, when $50,000 will be added  to this great mine's credit for the  season, bringing the total, as before  stated, up fo $350,000. Next-year's  production of this mine will it is confidently expected reach $600,000.  I'he Cariboo Hydraulic Company has  employed at its mine this year about  140 men, of which number 80 are  Japs. The remainder are white miners  mostly belonging to California, - where  they go to spend the winter.���Cam-  loops Sentinel.  ���X      NEW KUNDARY RAILWAYS.  This year tlie crop of applications  for charters to build 1 ail ways to or  within the Boundary" district, is a  trifle larger-than usual. Each year a  number of these applications have  been made, but few get beyond the  embryonic stage..  On the occassion of thereient visit  of Hon. Clifford Sifton, to- British Co-  , lumbia, a few weeks ago, he- gave. it  out that the Canadian government  would   take up and  put through  a  " Coast-to-Koptenay railway, and it is  undci stood that the matter is really at  last assaming. definite shape. The  difficulties of building such a line are,  of course, \ety great, but there,will be  no lack^of capital to put it through,  when all needed preliminaries are arranged. It is not believed, either,  that this is one of the railways which  Joe-Martin took delight in building  on paper just previous, to the. last provincial election.  iVhat relation such a new line  would bear to the C. P. JR. has not  yet been announced, but it is safe to  say that the C. P. R. will not see its  , > tenitory invaded with any degnje of  complacency. When the new project  gets- to the point, where something  most be done, the management of  Cam'du's greatest railway will lake a  i*tijjiii4 in  the, construction   of a  toad  The Dominion government is shortly to appoint a mining commission, to  make an exhaustive^ report on the  mining industry of Canada. This; report will undoubtedly tend to elevate  the business of<mining to the position  which it should occupy.  It is now given out at the coast that  Jim Hill, of the Great Northern, is at  the bottom of one plan to build * a  Coast-to-Kootenay railway. This  would give Mr. Hill entry to the Boundary, the rich Similkameen and the  fruitful Fraser river valley.  It is believed that the Snowshoe  syndicate will take steps next year  towards erecting their own reduction  works. With the Dominion Copper  Co. this will make three independent  sets of,capitalists in this camp, running  their own mines and operating their  own smelters. Is there another cantp  like it in British Columbia?  There must be some bright chumps  in the town ol  Phoenix.    When the  Kettle river railway bill was before  the House the Boundary was up in  arms because both the liberal and con  servative party gave Corbin the wois  of it and pandered tothe C.P.R.    In  the election returns l'hoenix gave Gal  liher 39,  McKane 38 and Foley 17  A Burleigh  drill and  four cases of  giant would ,not inoculate some people  with an idea.���Sandon Paystreak.  Wonder where the editor of the Pay  streak got his figures! The correct  returns for Phoenix were: Foley 86,  JNEcKane 24, and Galliher 39.  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  It is announced that Germany needs  money. There are quite a lot of us  who can sympathize with Germany.���  Colonist.*^''  It is suggested that Colonel Otter  should be voted $20,000 in recognition  of h is services. He certain ly Otter be.  ���Province.  And now it is Prince Edward Island  ���the tight little island, as Str Hibbert  Tupper calls it���that has given the  Tories notice to quit.���Vancouver  World.  The Dominion parliamentary tree  may be complete in all' its branches,  but for the- next few years it must ol  necessity be without Foley-age.���Midway Advance.  We are on the last lap of the 19th  century, and all the world should en-,  deavor to, pay the printer before the  sun sets, on the last day of the last  month of the last year of the dying  century.���New Denver Dedge.  That was a happy thought of the  Biitish bandmaster who made the  Royal Canadians march   past  to  the  tunc of Vive la Canr.dixv..:. We hop:  t'iat soiiitLoiy u.'<d the l'c;,i -1 .-u ire  name of the lime wr-s. -liv/iii ,ui  Spectator.  I'he poweis r.i j s���id t')h..\- reached a preliminary agicement as to what  they will do with China. New, what  about China? Suppose th fit cctintiy  should decide not to r.cccpt the  pieliminary arrangement, what vill'  happen next?���Colonist.  4++-M-f+++-K-M-���>-+++���<++++���+-��-���* +  J. i  . mrnt & co.  XV. A. Galliher, !���>(]., of Kelson, is  to be our lepresentative at Ottawa.  We would rather it had been Chris  Foley, still Bill isn't half a bad sort.  He can be depended on in the future  to think twire before singing another  petition. Good luck to hir.i.���Slocan  Diill.  In the departure of V. XV. Peters,  Nelson is losing not only one of its  most prominent citizens but also one  of its most useful. He is devoted  heart and soul to the Canadian Pacific  Railway, lives by it and for it, swears  by it, and on no account will permit anyone to swear at it.���NcIsdii Miner.  KEEP  THE DOLLARS IN PHOENIX.  in-    '  Christmas is coming.     The  people otv Phoenix should arrange to buy their Christmas  presents of the Rome merchants.  Money spent in Phoenix will  always help Phoenix.1'*.^Money  sent back east, is of no benefit  to this town. ( Build up your  own town.   It pays.  rv B. KER!\,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C  ALDHAH & BLUNT, A  Mine Surveyors,  <, ���      and Draughtsmen.  Phoenix, B. C.  scon & McLaren,  Contractors and Builders.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C  D. J. MATHESON,   ,      .  insurance agent,  fire, lue, accident.  Commissioner fur taking Affidavit*.  Phoenix, B.  H. S. CAYLEY. '      W. I). COCHRANE.  CAYLEV & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. -C.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers & Solicitors,  Graves-Williams Block.  PHOENIX, B. C.  GKT PRICKS FOR  fe�� fee  Hame Housings,  and all vour  Harness supplies from  H. 0. SMITH, Grand Forks.  Kvciy tlvr-ji- in stork that  should be found in an Up-to-  date News and Sutioneiy  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  J3ooks, '  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B., C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review  t  FINE  WATCH  REPAIRING.  ALL   WORK  GUARANWD  GEO. E  DEV7  WATCHMAKER  i22 JEWELER...  Gra\cs-Witllams Buildini:  First St.. Phoenix, B.C  Dom. Kx. Money Orders fir Sale.  DICK.   LORAH,  the popular Caterer, is again  in charge of the   ....  Vaughan Sl HcInnis,  Tl,e Pioneer  ...Butchers  r  Or the C.\mi\  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.   Our Trices Are Right.  Old hotisides Ave.       PHOENIX, B C  ++�����+++>���*���+.K-H-+++++4 tHIIH  ? l-'OR A SQUAKK  Z MKAI. OO TO.,.,  \ The Mint  ..Hotel  Fine Wines, Liquors,  aud Cigars-  C. W. Thompson & Co.  PROI'RIKTORS.  0 ''  ' i,r. .  - Meals'at ~A11 Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords ,.  1  Dominion  Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.        J  i*  tt*niJ��*>**>*��*��*******��-����*�� ����������������������������������� ���***������*���  Where lie will be pleased to  see his old friends and patrons.  fwjiii! tie Market Hi  ���SKRVKD   IN���  FIRST-CLASS ;-; STYLE.  R. LORAH, Prop.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  '"-. C. W. Greer, Propr.,  y  '  Is milking Light, Sweet ami Wholesome  llreail, French, Rye or Graham. Leave  jour orders at the   '  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, 13. C.  BefPs   Livery, Feed  and Sale  ^ Stables <��  HARRY HELL, Proprietor.  jtOood Saddle,  Pack and Driving;Horses.    Heavy Draying.>  Charges Reasonable.  KNOB HILL AVE, PHOENIX. J?. C.  1 P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  ;  MARKET.   *  lir.AlJ OII'ICK rOR BOUNDARY CKKKK, ORKKNWOOI), 15. C.  JIEADyUARl'ERS, NKI.SON, II. C.   Wkoksafe aid Hail Heat Herd*, ���  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Sal mo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  A. McTAGGART & CO.,-���y^  IN..  Clptlung, Boots, Shoes, Rubbers,  Gents Furnishings, Etc.,  naldwiit Bloclf,Dominion Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Rtmenix Laundry  1  ' ' *' J T. LAWRENCE, Proprietor   - * ,* * 1    1 ��� *  We make a specialty or Ladies* Clothing of alio Only Union llelpjtraplojed. Bundles Called  kinds, and have an experienced hand fo' this | for and delivered promptly to cve^y part of the  work.   Give usja trial with jour Vine Fabrics.   &City.   Send in your Orde    b   P  BK.ST OF WORK GUARANTKED.  V. & N. PHONI*: NO. 30.  Dominion  Avenue,  Adjoining Butte Hotel,  Phoenix, B. C.  Mrs. Wm* Deiahay  1   Fashionable Dri  Residence, opposite Mandel  & Murphy's livery stable.  dominion Ave,  Phoealx, B. C.  UNION HOTEL and CAFE.  Corner Dominion Avenue and Banner streets. -  -|V     -      -      Opposite Miners* Union Hall,  The Bar is Stocked  with Imported  Wines; Liquors and Cigars.  Comfortable and well-heated  ROOMS.  GRAHAM & PRENDERGAST, Pkops._  I Carpets and Linoleums S  We have a fine^line in all qualities and styles.  It will pay you to examine aud get prices.  In Furniture���   We are constantly receiving the latest,  from  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OI J) IRONSIDES AVE. .-' -' PHOENIX, B.  C.  BELLEVUE HOTEL  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C  This hotel*is centrally located, newly built and  newly furnished throughout. Everything is first  class.   Bar stocked with the finest.       :       :       ;  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  ��^����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'�����������������������������������������   DEALERS IN   HAY,, GBAIN, FEED, Etc.  f-  '> i  S-v  All of our'goods are now arriving by rail to Phoenix aud we are, therefore, prepared to quote right  prices. No need to go to Greenwood or elsewhere.  Let us give you figures.    Wheat just received.  stnnAard  Avenue.  000000O099OO*9n*99.*.9 999.*!*.99Q999.**.9Jl9J>>PJ��.9.'��9*P999O9900 09  VICTORIA HOUSE  +O*,0+00*.09000***+*9+0O0-00000*0-*90+++9+Q*+9*+*+-**4+*+*+99+*****9*  \ Leading Hotel of Phoenix. I  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Free Sample Rooms,  Finest  Liquors and  Cigars.  B. C. HOTEL CO, Ltd., Props,  J. BERKMAN, Manager.  Old Ironsides Avenue,    -      -     PHOENIX, B. C.  KJL,  6  Hotel Phoenix.  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stoclt  Comfortable aud well Furnished Rooms.  First-class Dining Room and Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH, Pro?.  Tlie Drib Menfa Vboiesale Liquor (oopf, U:  R. GREIGER, Manager.  agents for pafc>st Beer  Complete line odinr SupphiR.  .   ..GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenii|  and Greenwood.  LeavesK^oenix at 7.45 a. in. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.|  J^^otIs Greenwood at 9:00 a. m. and 4:00 p.m.  Green-'  "''" wood Time.   Sundays, leaves Phoenix at 8:15 a. m.  and Greenwood at 10:30 a. m.  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Q-0O<K>O{KXKKHM><><>OOK>C^^  gREWERYl  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  JSxtoa Fine  Patronize home Industry and  drink Phoenix Beer.  Cor. Standard Avenue and Banner] Street.  PHOENIX, B. C.  city Bakery  SLINN & McCAGl*  PROPRIETORS-  V. & N. Phone, No- $  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily*  Free Di*"^  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. i'U-  .,/$$, PHOENIX PIONEER.  FROM FAR AND NEAR.  dentist,;.  .V. & N.  Rendell  'Ph6r.c  _ stationed  al  Nesbitt, of Lumby being  l~~ ���' "���"'  Dr.    Simmons,  Mock, Greenwood.  No- 9*-1-     ,  A constable lias  been  I'ei.tictoi., J  tht. aiu'pintee. ; .  There was a meeting of the Good  Roads Association  held  in  Victoria  ! ()n the iSth, last Tuesday.  $,S will buy .1 good Dominion  (���school organ at Greenwood Music  | Store, Prof. PaurKauiTmann.  Wanted���Tenant for lodging iiouse  Ion Old   Ironsides-avenue.    Will be  ' |.unt to suit.   .'Apply to L. C. Crawford.  por the first time in the Jiistory  of  : the district, the ores from  properties  alone the Kaslo & Slocan railroad arc  romms w the!Nelson-Smeller.  .\ company is applying for a char-  . ter* vitli the object of running,a tunnel  from Silverton to Sandon;in .the- Slocan for mining purposes.    It isa big  scheme. , ;.'   :���;���',���. :;'���,;���;;��� "������'- ;?:,  Tuesday, Jan. =2, 1901, the annual  miJir.g of'���Jicliritish Columbia Fruit  [ Society  [minster.  It is estimate-] that Montana's cop  f pc output this year wil exceed, 300^  JSoo Pound*, the value of which  IS be over. $4^000,000, the largest  [output in the history of Upstate,  ���/���lie /till' returns of the Yale"Cari-  ! hoo election are as. follows:   Galliher,  ' 3 ns;-FoIcvi a.6ssS McKane, 2,595.  -.jVlliher's majority over Foley is 457,  pand over McKane ,520,  while Foley  has 63 votes more than McKane.  A   Montreal  dispatch  says:   The  ICanadian 'Pacific Railway, Company  intends doubling up its Imperial Limited service.   The time of the present  [train, when it is put on next summer,  will be scaled down a couple of hours,  j if not more. The train will be confined to first class traffic. The second-  class and immigrant business will be  confined to the second train.  Wm meeting of the uruiM* .��-��-��"��������� ������-���*-  H r mcrs Association and Hort.cultural  WEST   LILLOOET,  I07~*-ROSSLAND,  2.W4.  |Ute Election Show* Qlarlaf laequalltycf our  RepreseoUtioa.  The inequalities of representation in  I the provincial legislature is shown  by  ! the vote [wiled at the Dominion  election.   East Lillcoet has one  member  in the local house and polled 160 votes  all   told.   West   Lillooct,   with   one  member, polled 107   votes,    Cariboo,  with two members,  polled 288  votes.  North Yale, with one member, polled  742 votes.   West Yale, with one mem  Iter, polled   372   votes.   East Yale,  ���with one member, polled  767  votes,  and three  precincts   to   hear from.  Revelstoke riding, with one  member  polled 674 votes.    Rossland  riding,  with oi,e member, polled 2034  votes.  ; Slocan riding, with one member, |)oil-  ed 1031 votes.   Nelson riding,  with  one    member,  polled    n 70   votes.  Southeast Kootenay, with one member,  720 votes, and Northeast Kootenay,  with one member/polled 308 votes.  Mr. Galliher carried Cariboo, East  i Lillooet, Wert Lillooet, East Yale, Nel-  ' son riding of West Kootenay, and tlie  north riding of East Kootenay. Mr.  Foley carried Kossland riding,' Slocan  riding and the south riding of East  Kootenay. Mr. McKane carried North  Yale, West Yale and the Revelstoke  riding of West Kootenay.���Nelson  'J'ribune.   ..���.���-'���������������.     .���..���.7..  {    THROUGH THE WEEK.  *jit^��.tt��-M^t����-^����H�� >�����*���*���****'���**���*�������������t*s  City Clerk McMillan is a man of  many titles and mnny/(,duties, conse-  C'ucntly. Heretofore he has had only  the work of city assessor, city clerk  and city collector to attend to,, Last  week lie; was honored by having  two more offices conferred upon him,  viz., fire and chimney inspector and  chief of police. Therefore he may  happen in upon'our business men at  almost any rime hereafter, oil any one  of a half a dozen missions,  '���" .'���/'.  '��� '***'"  The parents of children who are  using streets and sidewalks' for coasting in the city, to the danger of life  and limb of others, to say nothing of  themselves, would do well to take  note of the new Winter Traffic by-law  passed by the city council last Wed--  nesday. Otherwise, they may receive  a visit from the chief of police in his  official capacity. _ The penalty for  conviction of infringement of the by  law is only a little fine of $ioo, or  three months at hard labor, or something of that kind.  ''���I'- '������ ***  During the last cold snap a number  of local merchants had consignments  of perishable goods frozenat Eholt,  where they were delayed en route.  The question is, "Who stands the  loss?" Capt.Troup, however, .informs  the Pioneer that steps willbe taken to  avoid such things in the future.,;   ,;-. *���  It has become almost an axiom in  the business world, that the man who  attempts to carry on business in a  live town without using the local  paper, is like a man lost on the deep,  blue sea. He does not know where  he is, nor does any one else. By all  odds, it is now the consensus of opinion that the cheapest salesman is a  well written advertisement in a live  local paper.  BUREAU   OP PROVINCIAL INFOWUTlbNI  In order Mint the Government may be !,, nri.  sewioii of definite Information wi^^c^to  yupply those ,��kTiig. investments ii lhl"fr0\��  i,,C<:' lSl'l, ,.'.".Lrl*?SrvdL0, '"i-"6 Particulars YtTm  feel disposed to forward such uartWulur. to Thfo  office for the pnr*>ose In queslfon, , w  ..r.1 .ewofU,e P���}*^ ��irly re-organisation  ofthe Agent General's Office'In' ta�� �����  land, the de. rahillty of having o.i I 2 "'lifi It  farms nnd otherproperties for"ale. with full and  accurate details, h obvioiw. Prouertlts "u nittii  may include farm*, ami far,,, lam^ ,d,,trL\l or  commercial concerns, timberlimits water power*  orot icr enterprises affording opjraitunitieVfo?  legitimate investment..     . ' ���..," ,or  It in not proponed to recommend properties to  Intending favestors, but toafford thefuIhYstaccew  to the classified list* and all available infoniVS  connected there** th, and to place enquire��� iu  communication wilh the owners.  The fullest particular are desired tiot only of  theproperties themselves, but ofthe localitiex in  which they are situated, and thecoiidltioiisaffi.-ct-  iiigthem. Kor this purpose printed schedules  will, upon application, I* forwarded to tlioKe  desirous of making sales.  K- K. GOSNKXL,  8    Secretory, Bureau of I'rovinical Information  CORPOBATION OF THE CITY Of PHOENIX  NOTICE,  hereby given  that the  j,FERGUSON>  Hocse & Sign Painter.  KUTfMATKS    PROMPTLY   ���T?ii��,;��.t,   A  Deiiler in Wall Paper.     .������-y "rnisnea  Greenwood & Phoenix, B. c.  TREATING LOW GRADE ORES.  Ac-  POLITICIAl HISTORY  OF  VALE-CARIBOO  Those Who Have Represented us at Ottawa  Ja The Put. :"'/;������  This division includes tlie old constituencies of Cariboo , and Yale. In  Cariboo in 1871 J. S. Thompson, Conservative, was elected by acclamation;  i |" l874 by 152 majority; and in 1878  ��y acclamation. At by-elections,  James Reid, Conservative, elected by  7j majority, and in 1882, by acclamation; in 1887 he was re-elected by 40  majority. By-election November 22nd,  ���888, when F. S. Barnard, Conservative, was elected by 22 majority.  I'* 1891, F,S.Harnard, Conservative,  elected by 29 majority.  > Yale in   1S71,  I'.   Houghton,  Cbiservauve, elected by acclamation.  eleSw   ' I)e.wd-ne>'' C��"s��vative,  laccted by 2, naority. in   g     .    Y  serStT TT' ^S<   Barnard��   Co��-  S  ssI\eCfdby nS -M^rity, and  m 1896, Hewitt Uostork "i ibenl  was e ectprl rn. ��u    VrB,lol:.K��  t^ioerai,  UK moiS        e -un|ted divisions by  345 majority over J. A. Mara, Conser-  WaataC��a*MBy In SMtb DokaU Hw  coma-Ufkc*!.  In view of the successful solution of  the low ore [imposition in  the  JJoun  dary, it is interesting to note what has-  been done in one mine across the line,  as shown by the following:  The largest cyanide plant in the  world has been installed at the Home-  stake mines, South Dakota. Its capacity is 1,200 tons, says the Mining and  Engineering Review. Within the  building enclosing it, which is 34.SX  200 feet, there are 24 Links which will  take care of the tailings from the three  big mills. Heretofore these tailings,  which all contain gold values to the  amount of $1.50 per ton, have escaped  the amalgam plates and passed off into the creek, by which it is estimated  that the company has lost $40,000 per  month.  The different mines owned by the  Homestake Co. lie in the town of Lead,  or closely surrounding, 1,800 men  being employed in and around the  mines. Since first began operations in Lead City in, 1878, it has  made enormous strides in the development of the mines it controls and has  paid $6,298,750 in dividends. The  amount of dividends paid since the  first of tins year has been $1,155,000.  'I'he cost of mining and milling the  ore is about $3 per ton, the ore body  being one of the largest low grade free  milling masses of ore on earth. The  principal mine is the Homestake, worked by three shafts���the Old Abe, the  Ellison, and Golden Star; With respective depths of 1,000, 5,000 and i.too  feet. An; Ingersoll-Sergeant air compressor capable of driving 15."drills' is  at work in the Ok! Abe. Thomas J.  Crier is superintendent and \V. S.  O'Brien foreman of the mines���-both  very capable men.  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Kal(bis ol Pytbias.  MeetH every TucHday iiiKht  at 7:30 p. m��� Miners', Union  Hall,  Vislthift brethren welcome.  C A. McCi.unc, K. K.. s.  J. A. Ci.akic, C. C.  Notice             .,��� ti  Court of Revision for "the purpose of  hearing all complaints against the assessment for the year 1900, as made  by the -assessor of the City of l'hoenix,  �������� C, will be held in the' Council  Chamber, Phoenix, on 1'Vidav, the  28th day of December, 1900,' at 2  "'"''-'- p. m.  Doucald .McMillan,  City Clerk.  o'clock  ���NEW ..MINING  Mr-AiP  OF.PART,OF THE  Similkameen  ;,   district:  Showing over   806 f Mineral  Locations.;'  THE CANADIAN  ��� -Thr Test aj-^tatcd an  iikI r<*.u!pj.ed 3rosfcry in th? Sou-sdcy Ci>,i���try  C. W. ABBOTT, Prop. Dominion Ave., -Pho.  Tl,w popular.hotel. ��� lini.' heeii r'efille.l.rtr.iriiixli.  ed ntKl thoruiifilily werlir.ulwt' throi.Bliout, ..ml fur.  nlslied with all the modern hok! convenience*.- I.0  CBlnmJ ten: PSslauM Telephone emmection 'with  the, office-ainl is liend,,..1artei-*i fur staje a���d Railway tmflic; nnd every attention is given u, the com-  fort und convenience of patrons. Tnehotcl h���� l,c,-���  eularged.liy the ndditioii.of fiAeen nicely'. fariiishe'd  rooms and an U[>-to-date MfKIC HALL.  Tlse  .(R-iit  einx, B.C.  WINES,  -LIQUORS,  CIGARS.  The Bent'  __ Importki) ana  ���i55>ty  TIC  6 Comfortable - Sample - Rooms, J  fi. , FOR    COMMKKCIAI.   Tl&AVF.I.Kkis. "  7''l'l��e public patronage resjiect-,������������������    I  T fully solicited. j  ��� t>��>-o ot>r> rz~::���^���---���  ^Ve���aim to retain our present  large trade arid .deserve more.  : <j oooo <J*  00000000<x^^  V-  -28-.  *********��**0*******��*0000  ��� ������������.. ������ ���  Smoke  : KELOWNA:  CIGAR5.  b   o  UNION MADE  0000000000*****00000��000 00  MARK TRACY  City Scavenger.  All orders promptly attended to.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  ^��3'^-�� Galliher,  Liberal, elected  s^tive, and Foley"; uj^  '/wer McKane, Con:  ... Two Po""��PI��cc�� Went Solid. '���  storv i<: in .; , '. m Cariboo.. A  A oSi|U,at,��rthat the-restilt  thisway:   T "^Sfbrf>uS.ht ^outm  feidedtov^Sa^S",t^,OCality  i^Y^ jackpot,  to  unit.   The  be played  vote  for.  Wardn  deputy  "loreexnert n^ i'""' luc^ or l'ie  ^4SsS^^^^l.iher,  fle��or living ISh result' every  Gardner the "^^^^^eht.  At  and they  *ithom  'W.bunc-  ���.���   . on'>'  voters  returning office  were the  ��'>u tncy conldh'f ������:~ a"d nis clerk,  wit^ut  beil'fl   iaSa,nstGa,Iihe  ,g   f0Un<J   out;-NelSOn  M  Buslacss Brerlftes.  Xmas present's at McKenzie's.  Oh, Say! You should see McKenzie's  X-mas perfumes.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Greenwood.  Both 'Phones.  ,   Get your Christmas goods  at  Mc-  Bean's at eastern prices.  Perfume atomizers of all sorts at  McKenzie's drug store.  Boyle's holiday goods are going fast.  Have you seen them yet ?  Let me sec. I'll go right to Mc-  Bean's for Christmas goods.  Buy one of McKenzie's razors and  hava a clean shave for Christmas.  Hi* there, Whereareyou going? To  McKenzie's to buy my X-mas gifts.  You can get it at McBean's���that  X-mas gift you were wanting to secure.  McBean's holiday goods have arrived, and they are well worth looking  over.  Henderson, the jeweler, has a nice  stock of goods in his line, suitable for  holiday presents.'". ;  We will have a complete assortment  of Childrens' Toys���in Dolls, etc.  M. McBean & Co.  No better Christmas goods in town  than can be found at Boyle's in the  Graves-Wiiliams block.  M. McBean & Co. will have all  kinds of X-Mas presents, suitable for  ladies, gentlemen or children.  Almost anything and everything in  the shape of Christmas and New Year's  gifts at McRae Bros. & Smith's.  We can fit your pocket book, be it  fat or lean, if you are looking for holiday gifts.  -McRae.Bros.-.& Smith.  Joseph Cook this week took over  the management of the Mint Cafe and  ��s already doing a good business.  NOTICE. ~  ','-.'.'"  'wJ��lltS5Ul?WV"*?d' WesterHi Rnilf/ay Company  BM*SEi?y t?��>e r��r"iraeui or Canada at iu  t��wVE?i��,n for .BU,*cl awtwlloHnit its bonding  re��r��^r^r1,dw.'}-vt0 ��ie powers already given iu  fu rnffiLI"1* 'imc xJ'"hi*1 wl,ich U "���y cotrJplete  bra^w-B'and ������,lh,o;l*ln��r "- to conxtruct <nicli  an^ o.^rt01".!1,"? of '* 1'��*-s"��t exceeding in  Coiiie ? ��.Tr ".V*0*-'1"! ''V the Covernor in  voimcii, antl for other purpose.*,.  H. GMIPBHI,!, OSWALD,  Secretary  Xmas  IS COMING  Call and see Avhat Henderson has got in the  shape of Jewelry and  other goods in that line.  WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.  A. HENDER30N.  With a comprehensive description of  that entire section.       1  . w .ffl-���.���.  Compiled by Frank Bailix and just  published. I;  Needed by everyone inlereiittd; in the Slmil-  kanieen Country.  Price $2.06, Sent post paid, by  Pioneer Pub. Co.,  Phoenik, B. C.  Phoenix Sho2 Shop. ���  All Work Guaranteedj   Imported Goods.},  FINE HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER,    i  ��� ���     /  PRACTICAL ..MINERS'  AND   PROS-  PECTORS' SHOES   A  SrKCIAL'n'.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brookljti Ave.  ������**-********���****���  ���000++++00+0  JTV7HEN  you;"have:,..aj'  :   "   Suit or  Overcoat-  : made to order,;yoiv want-  j the best-goods And* the i  j best fit that money can ���  : buy. You always get f  I that aud nothing else of |  0 -,      .    o      * _  **M**0��**+**000-  ! he. MITCHELL  I Merchant Tailor...  .GREENWOOD and -PHOENIX, B. C  ��� ������" ������" ������', '���'-.'    '!���    o      ���;:  .:'���������:���  ���SOLE AGENTS KOR THE���  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia.   CKNERAL'.EXPORT  AGENTS*���       .  Blue Label "So  Selters Natural   Mineral Water,  WlESIlADKN, GERMANV.  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  000000<xxx:i^^  FIRST-CLASS CAFE.  Well I'lirninhed nnd Heated Rooms.   Every aitentiou paid to the Comfort or.Gueats.  Domestic acd Imported Liquors and Cigars always in Stock.,  N HOTEL,! ALMSTROM & BERG, Props  Dominion-Avenue.  ��� rilOKNIX,   -   .   11.0.  The.  -Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always'' in stock.  Board by day or week. : Oiie trial and -you will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  ,  J. Mandel, Pfop.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE:  PHOENIX, B. C.  THcYale-Goltimbia Lumber Go.  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lwrnber, Lath, SHingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  .mill and yard.  a        ti      '11  .......��...............�������.  IQUR NEW GOODS:  .{^���'.are beauties. We:  : can SUIT you to your:  j satisfaction in the choic-:  : est fabrics made.   Come:  # *  j in and talk it over, and:  I examine our stock. :  -I- :  i Dominion Avenue.. ���  ; PHOENIX, British Columbia.      ���  Aiwwmmssmi  l'hoenix..'.....  Eholt No. i...  Eholt No. 2........ " " ���������''"..  Deadwood.. " "      "  Rock Creek.. .   " "     "  Long Lake........   " "     "  We are also, prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  Nakusp.....:"..... .mill and yard''  Robson............  "  ","     "  Rossland ..."     "      "  Ymir.;.v........... " ���'���."���.    "  Greenwood���Gen'l office���mill and  yards  Summit House  T. H. Rlcbards, Proprietor.      ���   ���    ���    ���    ���      Cor. Knob Hill Ave. ind First Street.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Dining- Room in Connection.  - - -  PHOENIX, B. C.  d.w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (Back of Postoffice.) V. & N. Phone No. 44.  & Tinning I  Phoenix, B/Ci  Miners' Exchange Cafe  T. V. GA1NE, Prop.  A Homelike Boarding Place.  DOMINION   AVE.   OP'.'OSITE   MIXERS    UNION   HALL.  TI     DV A \I       Jofefeng Work of aU -Kit  ���   J.   I\i All, Pfomptty Attended to.  General Express and Transfer,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Phone, V. & N. 4S.      Office With City Oakery  & CO.  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN....  (Formerly the Metropolitan.)  High class wines, liquors and cigars always in stock. Convenient sample room for Commercial Men. First-  class Cafe in connection.  HUQH1E McGUIRE, Prop.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  -W110I.liSAI.l-: 1)KAI.ERS IN l'lNK-  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PABST CELEBRATED BEER.  BAR GLASSWARE and SUITUES.  miners' union building. I'HOENIX, 15. C.  Finest Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  First-Class Cafe in Connection,  Open  Day ancl  Night.  FIRST  STREKT, NEAR KN0I1 HILL AVE.     ���  HARRY S. JONES, Prop. PHOENIX, B. C.  Mining Machinery  Peterborough, Ont.,  ��.o��o��������e^^tI^-A^iJ'��ft**��*����e��*'eo#��0  PALACE  LIVERY   STABLE,  Sta^e and Transfer Line,  PHOENIX,  B. C.  Staue leaves   l'hoenix  for   Green-  Leaves l'hoenix  ...  wood   .... S a. in.  Leaves Greenwood..  [.eaves Greenwood....  . .10 a.   ni.  i ]>. in.  4 p. in.  Best turnouts iu the Boundary.    Horses well suited for  COLLINS & GRAY, Proprietors.  long drives.  BUNDLES called for and delivered.    All work is done in first-class  shape.  PAUL FISCHER, Proprietor  Under Victoria Mote  Phoenix, I!. C.  THE PIONEER,  ������I���, Chinn, J.pau A***. M.uuU, Ota. ��nd all ��*< *.��.!. A,ncru-,U  Circul.itcn in Everv Provinca ol tho Dominion,  or GanaiLt. Bvrrv Stalo in I ho Aororio.ffl Hiino  KnTli'f'l.   Irclnnd. Saitland, Austnilm, Minlii -AI-  BANK OF COMMERCE.  HEAD OFFICE! Tf)J?ONTO. i  Established 1867.  PAiD-up-cApirAL $6,6ooaoo;  [Six Million Dollars.] >  kest. ....:,........ .-:.���$'!,600,000  President.....-... Hon.���Geo.- A. Cox.  General Manager.... .1!. E. Wai.keh.  Ass't. Gen'l  Manager.J.H. Plummer. *  This bank has the largest number of  branches of any,.bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawsr n City.;;  AccouriLsof Corporations;Merchants '-,-  and Individuals received on favorable ,  terms.,' " ���������'...'..���,''���:,.'!v ':~-,-: Y',;;;'']  ~''':'I )rafts, Commercial Credits, Travel-';  ers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.    ,;,  \ Approved Notes Discounted* Collections made.   , ���������       v /"'���'',���;  A general Banking   business  ton ;  sacted.  ',  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  ��� ,;M��M|��ftv;  KASTKRN  ,. KSTAH1.ISI.IKU 1859,  CAPITAL..-    -   -   -    $1,500,000'  RESERVE FUND   -   -    $900,000  IIOARDOI' DIRICCTOKS:  Ki\\V. Hknkkkk, PrMiiietiV'IfoN.'M. H. Cocii-  njf.HK, Vlce-PrcH.,. Israel- Wood, J. S. Mitchell.  (.. hteveiw,, J.N, (lalcr, N. W.TIiuiiim, C. II.  Kntluiu, II. II. Ilrown, Q. C. ������-,.. ',���  11HAI) OI-l'ICl-:, SIIKRJIKOOKK, P. Q.  Wm. VA'kwkli., (Jt-n'l .Mgr., S. Kikskm., Local','���,.'���  Mgr.j S. K. Morkv, llrancli Iimi-cctor.  1 3IKAXCIIK.S. '-'   /;������:.,.".',  Waterloo, W. I. Ilriggn,Manager. '.'���;���'.  Ktaimtead, S. Stevens," ,  ....'Cowauvtlle, J. Mnckiimoii, Manager.  Coaticook, II. Austin, 'Manager;'.      .        ������'."���  Kiclimoiul, w. I,, nail, " i;  Granliy, W. II. Kotiiiitioii, '���  Iledfonl, H. W. Morgan,    "';:  '���];   Magog, K. I*. Oliver,       :' " '; ���'���;".  St. Hyacinthe, J. K. Tj\ Pramiioiie, Mgrl   !    ;  .i-'"   Iliintiiigdon, K. N. RobiliHon, Mgr. ',  Ormntown, H.T. WilUams, Mgr.     ' '  Grand Korku, n.C., J.W. Mncto'uglilin, Mgr.  Phoenix, B. C. Win. Spier, Mgr.  .Agents in Montreal, jlank of Montreal;'-tjon.  dun, I-:ng., National Bank of Scotland; Boston;  National Kxchauge llank; New York, National  I'arkBank; , .,  Collections    mode at   all   accessible    point*.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good lit  all point* in Canada,   U.S. aud Kuropc.    Kx-  change bought and sold.��� .���  Savings Branch Department nt each office.  Interest allowed from dnte of deposit and coin- .'"���  pounded annually without requiring attenliou of  depositor. ,: .... .;,,  Office Hours: 10-3: Saturday from 10 to it..  AND SOO LINE.  STir.I. CONTINUE TO OPKKATK  first = Gas s Steeper^  -ON ALL TRAINS FROM���.'" .'-   '"  Revelstoke and  Kootenay Lfdg��  ALSO  TOURIST   CARS   passing  Duumore Jet., Daily for St. Paul   Saturdays for Montreal,and Boston, Moudays  and Thursdays for Toronto.  Same cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  No trouble lo quote rates and give you a pointer regarding the Kasleru trip you contemplate  taking.  Kor Time-tables, rates  and   full information  call on or address nearest local agent, or  ���K..R. RKDPATH RrecmYood.  O. II. UKCKKR, agent, Kholt.  W.F.Anukk.son,  'J'rav.I'ass..\gent,  Nelson, B.C.  EJ.Covi.k,  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C.  P  We can print for you  R  LcttcrhCiids, Envelopes, Memo  l-'onn-.,  Delivery Hooks, Invoices, Business  Cards,  Kvervthiiig in fact,  As cheaply, neatly and quickly  As anvone else.  Call us up by telephone, (V. it N., No.  14, or Columbia No. 10) and we  will send around; or if  prefer   it,  A 011  call   on   us.  Pioneer Publishinr, Co.,  Phoenix, B.C.  ��� ^ ' ^'.���V:.'...-,',.^'i.M*^^>.^&'Vi'4'./  ������YYYmMwm  '. ..''���" .'.���.-.!v- \':iii^^&i&[i-'��(iZ^  :,:YYm^?m  ���'''������ ���-^:.Y'W^Ym  ���;'..���;>:��������� j---yY^Y^0Ys  Y^YYYiYiY^MS^i  'i^:i';;Y^YyY^!^Mr!&  ^���..���rr-':i:v^y^f,imy.  ~   ''���������'���   '���   ���'������'". ,'���'��������� 'i,''.^/l.-''-fi',^'K-W^A'.  'X:/:"XyS^^0Yy  YYYXiY^S'YMB  ..:.������������ ���'���'��� 1 .:.\��i';v-.si&"&K&;Kif.T  ��������������� ��� '��� ;��������� ���;:-rV.S:r;i*-S -\h'ry;;.if!;;thT\  \:i'Y.^YpY^0r&sY:\  ;:liiiliiii  YMymmm'  y:$yYYY4;ii  ^YrvMXtXXXXi'}  yW&xIxSXx  ��� '^���MYYY:-:M.  W&mSy  ::Y^Y0yY;k  ���tffwnc  ���a-tM.  *"is . yi  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  jr-f*  hi  If-  sw> /  !i  Of    AW  GROCERIES and MEN'S FURNISHING S.  td  I'C^ti  ���X-  M'u i,.iu* a lieu Clcin Stoi Ic of St.ijJiU and i ;vj;:y, Ckhi-i'h::-,  U't -mni* the publii lo i.ill .mil iuspoi I. Will O.n.iiVuiltv io ��i\\  S)n*i i.il .illcnlioii to Hotel .ind r.inilly U.iu'';. ... ��� ' ' .-,,..,,.  ��� Oli) Ironsides Avtmiic* and First Sheet���Oravcs-Williams Illock.  Clothing,  Hoots, Shoes and  Men's : l-'u'niisliings.  titisfanion, wlietlicr youi' order; belargt* "or:', sinall.  H. J. McQUAID, Mgr.  fflmmwfflmmmsmmmfflm  Christmas Presents  -fe^��� Everything New and Up to Date.  Leather Goods of all Sorts j perfume atomizers "of  Perfumes Galore ,j��  S    \ _EVERY description.  See our Dihplav before buying or you will be sorry. '  A. P. McKENZIE & CO.  n't You Know.... ::.  ������^���-That you will need a Leap of- ���  Raising   Currants,     Peel,    Figs,  Etc.  ;  jNuts,  -If you wish to have-  MER  We Are The People  % And we have your welfare at heart,  ^wo carloads of Groceries on the road to be in this week.  *   CHRISTMAS G00D5.  CHILDRKN'S GOODS.        Iioisc.m, Doll  I'liRglci,  Tin  dishes, Silver wnrc sets, Purses, Coli.ir nnd  tt)      Doi-i.s���Uuliliei,   Wji\,   Cliinn. Doll fuinittiie,   Doll  houses,   Doll Cuff hoxes,   Scrnp  hooks,    Card  ���Jfl* Kttif, hum lot: to $10. swings. Doll  huH'aus, Commodes, trays, Stamp albums, violins.  Knilwnv limns, m���*ks, depot and 'Vesst;i"i ,���'������������ Roc'f1,"��1 cl",i,f�� Toy CHINA WARE,  tunnel,  Knilttny   fiinines,    Motui ]'m���!   ,)n"��s'  1)lwk n,,tJ olhcr     Cups and Saucers,   Tea    pots,  cms, HiK-kiii-i donkeys,  Aii  ��uns, ^:mc^  ^       ^      _ Su^'ir howls,  Vases,  Fancy   ylass  ltvkey cans,  Top*.,   Klooi chimes, FANCY GOODS.    , sets, etc., Sleighs,  Whistles,   l)o��s,   Cats,    Kabhits,     Mirrors, Alliums, Writing desks,      l-'ine assortment of Xmas candies  Mngiq  LnntiMiis, Ten  pins,    Toy Work t hoxes,>   Dnndkerchief   and in fancy ho.\es.  ^ pisiuls,    I loins,    Month    oignns, Glove'hoxes,'Picture frames,- Ink      Xmns Caids with views of Phoe-  llnnks, Hoys'tools, linn pipes,  Pit stands, Toilet sets,  Traveling sets, nix nnd vicinity, Souvenir ��� spoons,,  line hooks ol all  kinds,  Rocking Cnlendais, Smoking sets, Ash trays, Souvenir putses, Napkin rings.  V.  "-A,  You want the goods  We are here to sell them.  THE WYNKOOP-STEPHENS TRADING CO., LTD.  Cor. Old Ironsides avenue and First street;  &i6g9g<i%���ee���g���4S^^ :  Knob Hill Hotel  W. V. KEMPT, Manager.  Here you can find the best of every  thing that mpriey can buy. Stock  of Wines and Liquors cannot be  surpassed.   Cuisine the finest.  2S.SSL     PhoenixrB. C.  s  McRAE BROS; & SMITH,  QRAVES-   a  WILLIAMS  BLOCK.  Royal Bifliard Parlor..'  J  The Local Grist; j ^!ijl,cv2w'��  >    The Mint, hotel had'an opening last  1 Tuesday evening.  Only loutine business was transact-  uncil meeting Wed-  Tuesday evening,  '    Itinm; and Ashton me once more nt  ihe UinuiGouceit hail.-    ���   ��   '  M6j iy Christmas to you ind yours  is the wish of the Pioneer.  Tho iMmioi|>at campaign in Greenwood is nhendy waiming up.  Vlnstciing was stalled on' the new  , Piosb'>U:iinn church this week.  .DuAincss; in",e,\rly nil lines is reported to be gradually improving in l'hoenix,       -. <  Alow Miller, ot' Grand -'Forks, a  realty holder heie, was in town Thursday.;  Manager lii ecu, of the Dominion  Coppei Co.f Jeft last. Fiiday for< Kpo*  leane, ���- -       " >  The postoffice building has lcecived  �� much i needed coat of paint this  week,  *���  i-  1 l)r, Simmons dentist, KcndeH  JJlock, ���Uieenwwd. V. 5: N. 'Phone  No/qo\ ���'-      '.  Lloyd A, Manly will stand for  mayor of Giand Foiks owe inoie in  January.  Mandolins, Violins and Guitars  from $$ up, at Greenwood Music Stoie,  Copper strwt.  * ljtst Sunday Kev, Millar formerly  accepted the call to-the i*reshyteiian  (jhunjh oi Phoeniw  '  ' This week ll>o railway company has  't had sou^ tftutble, on account; of snow,  io getting* the ore^trams out over the  Phoenix branch.  N0T1CK OP rRU'ATE VXLU  0.*.4+0*.*.*.+++++++++++++++++0  Phoenix -  Skating  Rink  W. DKLVE8, Proprietor.     .  Wili be open to the public  during the day, and from  *- 7:30 p,m. to 10 p.m. From ���  to to- it ,'p.m. ice will be  used by hockey players. .  Ice ready for use nest Monday evening, weather permitting.  <m**m<$>  Admission, 25 Cents  s-^f^^iS*-!^**.  at  Season Tickets   for sale  -    the office.  ���������4--M--��-*+*-��-.f*44'M^-��--H>'**)**��-M>'.  J CQouplI  Paints    signs   anywhere.      Leave  orders in ' post-office. . Prompt 'attention.   "   ���  Found.  '  Black horse, with   diamond  brand .  on left hip, weight about   1,000 lbs.,!  star in forehead,    li owner  does not  call in four weeks, will be sold for feed  nnd advertising.  John Meyer.  Phoenix, B. C, Dec. 12, 1900.  K. H. KARATOFSK.Y, Trop.  FINEST BILLfABD HALL IN THE BOUNDARY.  Choicejniported ancl Domestic Cigars aud Tobaccos,  Pipes and Playing Cards.  morrison-anpkrson iii-OCK, Cor. First Street and  Iionsides  Ave.  s  ���li.^^S^^^^ii-y^SS^^  TR0VINC1AI. SKCRKTAKVS OVFICK.  llii Honour lhe Lieutenant-Governor in Council  lmx bc��u pleaiKxl tu make the following^ appoint-  UKUlMt  '   *       Sth December, icoo,  Jimhcs Marnhnll ax\i. Tame* l-mich, ofthe City  of riioenix, Ktquire*. lone Memberaofthe Konra  of Con>tul��sionei�� ofl*oUec fur the said City for  the year low, >  , ijUt Decetulier, iow>.  JnnieH Marslinll, of the City of Phoenix,  lviquire, to lie h Member ofthe Iloartl of I.lcen*��  i��K Coiiiiutvsloncrt Tor the said City, vice \V. K.  WUHnwi, lis<juire.  fjumii! Townsnips mi  DIVIDEND No. 82.  ���Notice i*�� hereby given that a. Dividend of  Three^and One-Half  Per Cent  upon the pHid-up Capitat Stoek of thit Hank has  been declared for the current hall-j-ear aud that  the tame will be payable nt the Head Office nnd  Branches on and after  Wednesday, 2nd Day of January Next  > The Transfer Hoolw will bo cloied from the  Ijth to jt��t December, both Uaj-s iuclurive.  By onlcr of the Hoard,  WM. FARWKI.t..  Geucrstl Manager.  ShSrbrooke, 6th Dee., 1900.  JftMiee is hrrttiv jlwn thnt; ivmilkatioti will be  made ntthc l,e��1 )At|\e A��teinli|y f f tt*o l*r\>\nice  i,nirttUhC��)mnb\��itUHu*>->.t ��e*��ion f.irtinact  lolwcorjwW1? n oumuji* >vllh voxver to c��\i-  ��to��, equip, UHihMMu, ��u��t wpct ale ttvlugle or  ttoviV?f l'��e dC rnttwa*, pf WauJanl <ir narrow  tsmsotot the p��t(K��,r of ��uttVryiu�� pRSatenuer-*.  itttd r.-v^hi.fn ��n a punt *.;> ihtrtitut rntct hi <.h*  litBiftltrCitj'.i Vai*c.tu\xr, Uicnw \in the City  (.if Nnw \W*tmtn��tv.r l�� aw c<v��ertv direction  itU'itg the-StouthMdrol the xalliy of he J*rasei  Utvo tottomc JHMtit *jh the��utd VtaterKlvirr Ix^  twerutKejunctitmoT the tlnllt*A��v*t River with  Ut* KAitl Prasit  River nnd she town of Y��le;  thevcv i�� ���� etwleth-tJlrectiwt Mouii lhe \alley*  1 rtheChllllwaclk. C\x*tuili��ll��.T\il��niven mul Sun-  iiameen rivera ox sumne of thenw or the   Irtbu-  ItvtKVthei-euKv some ufthem, t>> the mv*t f.**i-  ble wtite Ion i>oAut hit ween IVntiekoit uul the  InteiuathntM wundaryon tl��e tt*l��rcowriie cow-  ilcetihji tlt.AiMK��u and o-Myooa UiVen. thence  Irt the mo*��l IV-aUhle tVhtet�� a jwlnt-^n the Kettle  ktvet nt ��t <wt��r Rw,l. CrecW. lheuv�� by th* must  Hdstible tvwle lo a poml at or ne��r Midway,  tUence b*. the ix��i��l fuMulileroute t\> a r*t��t at ot  tuMth*.*-Ctl> ��fU(nui]  Kmks, with power to  eoiatritct, e^utp, m��wlA\��i, and o\ierat<*, CVont  u��viK>luii.<��tUe��aldrvittvv.v>.t��:��tv;he�� awl rv��  Un*K>��<��"tl\e-��.v>i\'it>rnv't wore thaw. j�� mile*  itt  letvifth, ��wl rx'ttdn, brxlgifN, way*,  ft-rr.es,  vtotnt.toV*, ,tud voaI buuker^; \m0x j<o\\ct  trt hutlvS. <>\x��, e\,��',p,,.��t*f "fWeiHtri ��nlnt*la (.**#����  tfudwher \es.*nt�� an I Kvti<, teUgi*>vh��, t��.le<  t\ ttonvo nwt tr����t*A��js, t>cnal or other\x h��auA to  c-Mvyan ��t K<��>er��l ("cpr.*** biwltteo. eUlter a*  wtiatate ttwi��*rt��Wtnt��w In e��H-,K\tio�� vnth the  ^a^V��ni^v���s\J^w^<l the; oakI brauche-* and e\*��ru>  ��\w*i;\r��th��,A*crloRMirc����rt��vtrlcity for the  tupplr of ltsa��, hcM andisiwi.**; awl ��tt-t*pOM tf  �����V,tl tK*��t v, ilh the wtme ��l a p*vfit In ��it\ of the  iltstrtcu or U<vatith<�� lhmi$U winch theswiil  mttw.ty, bttttich** awt e*rtea��IoM$ rv.s**;  vjlth  l*flvrtr to expropriate Utufeftt a��vy <f t**? p��r-  iiwea nf ttw Mmf��u\ aud to <*co,��vfc: IiwkU,  tpoumw*,   5��rtVrte>.<"i,  or other ��id<  Own  anj  'wWWnvntt. lixutlwjwnty orothvr kkxum^  t V<xtl<*��0HiWte5X\tthV[��v\er h*. cvn-.U-ni't.rqaip.  W)ttlu*i Kn*.*1.. wittWtvm, ����td *.>p^l*U''���^a-^^^Ull���,-,  Tv<tuctii,i��,v<. Au\it)r,<MWieiitTatn*�� ���v*r cthei WN-*k-<  tVt tli��i����H��taa��tJt.<\��ltm��t ��'f otx-��t with power  i�� *��itttt�� awl Ol1*1 >l�� camUhw)* ����il *il��vt<*t tvf  thj.'*)M-*.*X��vt'< th"sm<\ v<lth J-owrrtojiCinwiTe, cm.  ��mutv��ns^��iw*fate htileli, with ivwerto- ������*k��  tmtht i+ t��ther ��mv��ic�� wiuts. or *juu��tt,aai��te or  tWUWCV vcit'MMV.V Wtlw��>, M^tubiMt. or Whce  vv>��n|*��'tU'.(<i lea-tf.lWfctuwe^v-uthciwi-K acquv^  thv-a**.*t,��olHU,V'*��ch(.oHn>��ny;a��tvvith power  VNIWvosfowKwbAWtNr w**<l In live cottttTuc-  tioiv if s��w ^��tt\v��y mud it* e\tevt*.��^i   rvkI  hrtvtvclrtftftVit iiV ��"lv��vtce tfthe Mtlt*s awl ttv  ie-fj ami ��oll**.*t *M^t*�� fMt'l ��H t*A�� tie* \tMt��K and  *Uf!\l<htpav*��,i��fi��v<tr t\��>* ��nc�� Kvvsti*. wt any '  *t\Wh "(totmltl ��.i> cvt, tAilw��.\ii. ftrrie* vt wxwi* I  ��V>Uttl w ooer^wsl bv the cvtitpmi^. whelhet !  VulrehvRsrcwefiJfethcl'Aivise ofthe Acihrjl-ebv 1  mpmim tWvBtwtwUU AX Mh>r��M��li ��t<-,>lwry  feti-feUulVt tij,ll)tM imwtt-tw pti\itrs<,����*t*tnji l-ei  ��tt*iiv*>Ait \ UMOvWenUl or c?��AKtwtiv�� to thr ^t.!  tttU*,<Otl   vf llt*f ��1ki\V obi<>��*t��>r an\ \ t thtuv \  lltMWt {itOttvts,       (  *sttiUfcU(.i>tf,.rtlii Aptti.Ait.   <  The  Only  MINT CAPE,  Place in  town where you can get a Well Cooked  and Well Served Meal.  DOMINION AVE.,  PttOENU, S. C  l��. Campbell McArthur,  f Clougli.  Codes    < Uedford McNeil.  f Liejier,!  Cable Address "AIcArthur."   E. Wentworth Monk.  Companies   Incorporated  and Promoted.  McArthur & Monk  Lethbridge Gait  COAL  STOCKS, MINES,  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE.  The Ontario Accident Insurance Co.  The London Guarantee and Accident Co., Ltd.  The Registry Company ot" North Amertca.  The New York Life Insurance Co. y.  Thoenix Assurance Co., ot* London, Eng.  British America Assurance Co.  Western Assurance Co.  Houses to Let.   Lots for sale or Lease in Old Ironsides sub-division.  .  List your Stocks with us.     Correspondents  in Rossland, Spokane, Toronto and Montreal:  OFFICE-Graves-Williamso Block,    Plioenix,   B. C.  ���Graves-Williams 0 Block,  0000  Selling Agents Original Phoenix Townsite.  P. O. Box 33.  ia^0^m��  im  Cunningham {  & Anderson,  ��� 4P  MINE  INSTALLATION  A SPECIALTY.  ELECTRICAL   CONSTRUCTION  SUPPLIES.      '  AND  I*  Fixtures, Motors, Dynamos, Etc., House Wiring and  Phoenix and  =|  Dynamo Repairing. -tanWOOd, B. C.  JOSEPH COOK, Manager. | ^^^^^s^K^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m  w.  We Iiave ordered a large assortment of X-MAS GOODS, E  now here in good time for the Holiday Trade, consisting of |  Ladies* and Gentlemen's X-mas novelties, and a complete assort- m  ment of hildren's Toys, in Bolls of all kinds; * 1  Flying Birds,  |i Windmills,  fj Mechanical Toy Locomotives,  !    and all kinds of  U\ Mochanical Toys,  Also Games,  Such as Bagatele Port Etc,  AirPisiols, ': - ��� , -- ;  Repeating Air Kifies.  and Ladies' and Gents'  Pocket Books,  and, - everything  suitable  Nice X-inas Presents.  NONE BETTER  THAN-  THE BEST  And that is what we have in  Christmas Gifts  J. B. BOYLE,  DRUGGIST and STATIONER.  V. & N*. I'UI.. NO. 16."  ORAVKS-WILI.IAMS,lir.0CK.  NICIJT I1KU,  X. L.  Clothing,  Hats, Dry  Goods,  ��� Boots "<< Shoes  Attention Ladies!  Buy warm clothing, keep away the doctor. It  pays. JusL arrived from the manufacturers, Ladies'  and Misses Heavy Winter all wool Underwear and  Hoisery.  Our Heaviest Black Ladies' Suits - - - $4.00  Combinations and Grey Suits from $2.00 to $3.50  Our carpets are going out fast. A Stilly have a few  pretty patterns left to close out..- ,Bed' sheetings in  bolt and cut-off sheets  Charles  Manager.  PHOENIX  is scarcely a> 3'ear old, and is  the  most talked of Camp in-  .   ��� ���  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  The daily 6re shipments to the smelters  at Trail aud   Granby  average   600  tons,  or  iSjOoo tons per month.  At this  rate  the  total  shipments for the year  will  reach  the   grand  aggregate of   260,000  tons,which places Phoenix in the foremost list  of shipping camps iu  the Pacific Northwest.  Phoenix is destined  to  be the largest and most  prosperous    camp    in  British Columbia.  For Particulars Regarding Investments, Address  GEO. W. RUMBERGER  Phoenix, B. C.  rv"*> ����� T' , * ~v\ -f  t 11. *,  .'-��  . ft* \ *    *-. *i"   .  r *,.''.t.*i.��  - - -   .    _*��i7  ;  .'V   ,:-f^ > v'    .'.  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