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Array (I  ��l  uX  epfo rv,  , i  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in J90Z # ^  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading, Mining  Camp of Boundary*  Vol. IV.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY, DKCEMHER ?7,   1902.  No  7.  The Big Store  ��*. The Big Store wishes^ne and all  of its many patrons a Happy and Prosperous New Year, and trusts it will secure the same liberal patronage during  the coming year as in the past & &  HUNTERlKENDRICK CO., LTD.  1'HO'KNIX  GRKUNWOOD  GRAND I'ORKS  ZKPJ  S3  M0RRIN,TH0MPS0N & GO.  Profitable   Pointers  for ��>6e Holidays.  : ������*'���  . Preparations for the Holiday dinner should include a  visit to our GROCERY Department, for here you will find  assembled everything to make   Holiday cooking easy.  This season we have made a special effort to make our  stock of groceries complete and quality paramount.   Peels,  Raisins of all varieties, Extracts, Nuts, Figs, Dates, Cur  rants, Candied Cherries, etc., in unexpected abundance.  .   We have passed into stock a special consignment of Mc-  Connack's-Biscuits and Confectionery.  A shipment of Holiday China  just received.       This  comes direct from the factory in Germany, and. it will sin  prise you too how reasonably these high class goods can be  sold.    Drop in and make your choice early.  ���       ������ ��� 1&  Our Hardware Department.  Will satisfy any gift Imuter who wishes to make good,  substantial prccut, -Rogers' x847 Silverware, Bisscll s  carpet Sweepers, Carving Sets, Skates, Etc., Etc.  A Word Abo** Prices.  right-WL WILL NOT ^ ^ flnJ mlr  few "leaders."   You pay for it ��- ^      g      , B���p���ly voi.r  price8uniform.y.ow, and we^rantee Cat no .,,,,-  wants for lees than we do.  Give us your December order.  2,000 TONS  CHRISTMAS  Record Ore Shipment  From  This Camp.  68 CARS WERE SENT OUT THAT DAY  All Came From (be Granby But Eight Cars  From tbe Snowshoe���Five Engines Were  lo Use Here For tbe Purpose.  A new record in ore shipments for  one clay for Phoenix, for the Bouiid-  iiry, for Uiiiish Columbia and for Can'  ada was made on Christmas day. The  shipments during the twenty-lour hours  of that holiday were no less than 68  rais, 01 more than 2,000 tons. All of  thio ore, with the exception of eight  cais of Snowshoe ore, came from the  Granby mines. More than once be-  loie this 1,500 to i,8oo tons of ore  have been shipped in a single day from  this camp, but this sets a new high  wateimark,  Contiary to expectations, all the  men at the Granby mines woiked full  lime Christmas day, as rush orders  were leceived for oie at the smelter.  Five C. 1', R. locomotives and tiain  crews were kept busy taking away the  oie tiains as fast as they were loaded.  Up to the hour of going to press, no  fuither trouble has been lepoited to  the Pioneer, and eveiything is running  smoothly.  School Promotions.  The following is the list of promotions for the closing term of the l'hoe-  nix public school:  Promoted from I. to II. Reader:  Milton McLean, Mortimer Lowney,  Arthur Swanson, James Trevorrow,  George Mellor, Ralph Mellor, August  Mueller, Ruby McMullen, Constance  Lowney, Daisy Hotrell, Lucy Graham,  Pe.nl Hudson, Ada Pieice, Ruth  Crane, George Hawkins. '  Promoted from Chart Class to I.  Primer: George Hiner,-Jean Crawford,  Annie Graham, Vivian Gauthier, Harold Keith, Harold Merry, Vinnetta  Marr, Etnelyn Pierce; Ulysses Trevor-  row, Napoleon Docksteader.  Number of pupils attending during  month of December, 85. Actual average attendance for December, 70.3.  City and District Notes  C. P. R. Using''Hot Air" Eoiirie.  Evidently the Kettle Valley or "Hot  Air" line, as it is called, running from  Grand Forks to Republic, has more  motive power than needed, as the C.  P. R., which is often short on power  on the Boundary branch, has leased  one of the Hot Air locomotives, No. 3,  for use on this part of ihe line, and the  machine is now in active use by the C.  P. R. Another one from the same  company may be utilized later. No. 3  is used on general "freight work, but  may be put on the run horn the Snow-  shoe and 13. C. and Emma mines to the  Mother Lode and Sunset smelters exclusively.  Was a Large Slocking.  Thursday morning Mrs. \V. J. Port  er had what was probably the largest  Christmas stocking ever seen in Phoenix. It consisted of 25 pounds of  choice prunes, a present from \V. H.  Covert, of Grand Forks. Mrs. Covert and three daughters accompanied  her husband on the holiday visit to ihe  ���oiler family on Brooklyn avenue. In  addition to his large crons of other  things, Mr,Covert raised 13 carloads  of potatoes this year on his fine farm  n the Kettle river valley.  Hockiy Club Olficers.  Officers were recently elected for the  Phoenix Hockey Club as follows:  Honorary President, W.S. Macy; president, Chas. I). Hunter; vice-presidents,  James Marshall, John McRae and E.  Shea;secretary-treasurer, J. Church;  manager, \V. X. McDonald; captain,  Geo. E. Cole; executive committee, C.  I). Hunter, J. Church, J. J. Strutzel,  C. Donaldson, W. X. McDonald and  A. E. H. Clark.  The club is having regular practices,  and expects to be able to put up a  pretty satisfactory game of ��� hockey by  the time arrangements for matches with  outside clubs are arranged for.  Geo. L. Pedlar, eye specialist, will fit  glasses on his regular visit at McKenzie's, Dec. 26, 27.  Last Monday was'the shortest day  in the year.  Wednesday night's Christmas tree  at Eholt was a great success.  T. G.een, B. A., spent Christmas  with friends in Giand Folks.  Miss Maud Gammon spent several  days in Grand Forks this week.  P. Burns & Co. sold 1,000 pounds  of turkeys in Phoenix for Christmas.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from Jan. 10 to 14  Dr. R. B. Boucher won in the raffle  for the graphophone at McRae Bios,  and Smith's.  Supt. W. J. Astley, of ihe Snowshoe  mine, returned Saturday from a trip to  Nelson, B. C.  Tuesday the Grand Forks skating  rink was thrown open to the public foi  the first time.  'The Nvlson Daily News is the best  daily in the interior. Getitfiom your  local newsdealer. ,i  J. \V. Patterson, independent candidate, was elected last Monday in Noith  Victoiia constituency.  Wm. Yolen Williams, superintendent  of the Granby mines, spent Christmas,  day with friends in Oregon.       '5  Do not overlook the Scotch jpnter-  tainment at Miners' Union Hall, on  the evening of January 13th.  Deadwood camp celebrated Christmas eve by having a tree and geneial  good time at the Mother Lode.  The Great Northern railway claims  it ran lay down Roslyn,- (Wash ) coal  in Grand Forks at $7.50 per ton.  Can you make a better present to  your eastern fiiends than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  Smith Curtis, M. L. A., spent a few  hours in the city last Tuesday, renewing acquaintances with old fiiends.  If you have not registered as a municipal voter, do so at oiwyj. The. list  closes on the 31st, next Wednesday.  All the news of the Kootenay and  Yale in the.Nelson Daily News. , Ai  your newsdealer on day of publication.  Geneial Manager Graves came up  from Spokane and visited the Granby  smelter last week, returning on Sunday.  The contractors for the new V. V.&  E. depot at Grand Forks have completed the work. It was done by Addison  .& Knapp.  John B. Boyle and wife went to Victoria by yesterday's train to spend New  Yeats. Mrs. Bo)lewili remain there  about three weeks.  At the weekly meeting of the Phoenix Socialist Club for tomorrow afternoon ,the topic will be, "Wo ild Socialism Retard Progress ? "  The managers of St. Andrews Pres-  byteiian church spent the afternoon of  Christinas day in improving the heating facilities of the building.  Arrangements for the New Year eve  masquerade ball of the Miners' Union  are now almost complete. R Hi Kara-  tofsky will have suits to rent after next  Monday.  Chiistm.-n night a number from  Greenwood attended the hand concert  and spoits at the Phoenix skating rink.  The soft weather had spoiled the ice  at Greenwood.  Buiiiiiifi, & Dempsey. contractors of  Greenwood, having been awarded the  contiact for the one room schoolhouse  at Eholt, are making arrangements to  begin the work.  If you are puzzled for Christinas  presents to send back east, just send  the Phoenix Pioneer for a year. It  will be appreciated by your friends, no  matter where they live.  Thos. Buibank, of-Midway, recently  killed three cougars, out of a bunch. 01  five, at the head of Keir creek, and  collected the bounty of $7.50 each  from the government agent.  Geo. L. Pedlar, eye specialist, who  is rapidly gaining the confidence of the  people of Phoenix by his regular visits  and excellent service, will fit glasses al  McKenzie's drug store, Dec. 26, 27.  A Forest and Game Club has been  organized in Greenwood with the following officers: President, H.C.Shaw;  vice-president, Q. L. Thomet, of Midway; secretary, E. W. Monk, formerly  of Phoenix; committee, Geo. Findlay,  J. P. Meyers-Gray and W. O. Wright.  The next meeting will be held January  71I1. The object is the protection of  game.  IS GOING  ONCE MORE  Boundary Mining Notes.  Again it is Thought to be Per  manent.  TROUBLES OYER AT GRANBY SMELTtR  New Power Failed Again Late Last Week, But  Wan Put lir-Use Again in a Few Days���  Mines Worked FulljForce Christmas Day.  If any "outfit in the country has had  a streak of bad luck, its name is the  Cascade Water, Power and Light Co.,  Ltd. It was thought that an expenditure of four yeais in time and a half a  million in hard cash was ample to get  eveiything in pennatient working cider, even to the smallest particular.  But man proposes and God disposes,  and theie are often adjustments and  changes necessary at the inception ol  an entei prise of this magnitude.  When thePioneei was being piinted  late last week Frida>, another accident  was happening to the Cascade powei  line at the Granby smelter, by which  a motor or two and a transformet  were burned out. This threw the  smelter on its own resources again for  motive power, which at the present  stage of water in the North Fork of the  Kettle river, is but equal to the capacity of two furnaces.  Happily the trouble was not very  serious and was quickly remedied. A  spare transformei was sent down fiom  the Phoenix sub-station, and by Wednesday of this week everything was in  complete running order again at the  smelter, and for the 'bird time in the  last three weeks, the C. P. R. officials  were notified to piepaie to handle 50  rars, or 1,500 tons, of. ore daily from  this camp.  The new transformers for the smeller, to bring the long distance high  tension Cascade current of 20,000  volts down to 440 volts, the rate in  use at the smelting works, have been  ordered for some time in the east, ami  should arrive from the makers'before  long. ..When they are installed the  present makeshift transformers will be  done away with, and the liability of accidents like that of last week, will be  reduced to the minimum.-  The Mother Lode smelter, Greenwood, blew out one furnace this week.  The Snowshoe mine was closed  Christmas, to give the employees a  chance lo enjoy the holidays.  J. H .Giiffin and P. Steffen have been  awarded a contract to sink 100 feet on  the Goldfinch, near Greenwood.  A.F.Flnmerfell has been advanced  Irom the position of assistant geneial  manager of the Gianby Co., to assistant to the piesident, and H.N.Galer,  assistant to the managers, has been appointed assistant general manager.  Late next week Smith Curtis, secretary of the King Mining Co., expects to  stait for New York City, wheie he an-  licipates making aiiangements by  which development on the O10 Denoro,  in Summit camp, will shortly be resumed. Mr. Curtis and Mr. McNish recently seemed a bond on the minoiity  interest in the Oro Denoro.  Supt. A. B. W. Hodges, of the Granby smelter, waslo letuin this week" from  a trip to various eastern cities. While  away he placed an order with the  Allis-Chalmers Co, of Chicago, for  two additional furnaces for the Granby Co., which are to be installed in  the early summer. When installed  this will give the Granby Co. abatteiy  of six blast furnaces.  J. J. HILL  SAYS SO  That Railway Work .Will Be  Pushed.w  BOUNDARY  TO   THE  SIMILKAMEEN  Comes Out FSattooted and Makes Plain Statement���Great Activity (0 Prevail In the  Spring.  BAND CONCERT AND SPORTS.  Hamlet of Fife is Booming.  Chas. Sandner returned Sunday from  a trip to the head of Christina lake,  where he has a homestead. While away  he completed the details of a sale of  timber to the Christina Lake Mill Co.,  who have a saw mill erected at the  foot of the lake on what was known as  the townsite of Minton four years ago.  The product will be shipped by rail, a  wagon road having been built to the  C. P. R.. ���  Mr. Sandner says that the.little hamlet ol Fife, above Cascade, is beginning  to take on life, due to the working ol  the lime quarries liy the Trail smeltei  owners. A boarding house has been  erected, and 35 men are now employed, which force'will be increased to 60  after the first of the year. It is expected to ship twelve cars of lime daily to  the Trail smelter, where it will be used  as a flux. In..the spriin; it is said n  power plant will be installed for quarrying the lime rock. "Dad" Price, the  owner of the Fife townsite, has secured a liquor license, and already has n  postofiice, all the passenger trains on  the C. P. R. stopping there. Fife is  looking up.  Had an Experience.  Chief Eleciiician Lane, of ihe Granby smelter started to drive to Phoenix  last Sunday, and had quite an experience. He strayed off on the City of  Paris road, and came out at Anaconda  and Greenwood. In coming up the  long hill from Greenwood, he met a  runaway team on a narrow part of the  first switchback. Pulling into ihe  bank, Lane and his companion jump-,  ed just as the team reached them,  Their sleigh was overturned, but no  damage was done, fortunately.  Sarah Venetta Hackctt and William  James McMillan were united in marriage Christmas eve at the home of the  bride on Brooklyn avenue, the cere-  money being prefoimed by Rev. V. M.  Purdy, pastor of the Presbyterian  church. The groom is employed at  ' ihe Granby mines.  Phoenix Skating Rink Well Filled on Christmas Night.  Although the weather suddenly turned soft a day or two before Chiistmas,  and threatened to spoil the ice at the  link, Manager Rodgers carried out his  piogi.imtne for a band concert and  laces and sports at the Phoenix rink  Chiistmas night. The rink was well  filled when the sporls began, the music  being furnished by the Biner band of  six pieces. After the laces and spoils  had been can ied out and the various  piizes awaided, skalmg was enjoyed,  the ice being in fair condition. The  following is the list ol races and spoils,  with the winner and prizes given:  Pea Rolling Contest, John Graham;  prize, cigar case.  Gentlemen's race, John Graham;  prize, $4 coupon at Hardy's.  Ii0)s' race, Stewart Hudson 1st,  prize, $2 coupon at McKenzie's; Earnest Kline 2d, prize, ��� double bladed  knife.  Girls' race, ;Cora Graham; prize,  $2 coupon at McKenzie's.  Race between Nick Palorcia and  Santa Claus, won by Paiorcia, prize,  $1 coupon-at Dey's.  Pig Catching Contest, Roy Buckless;  prize $1. . ^  Tug of War between Hungry Seven  and City team, won by the- Hungry  Seven; prize, box of cigars.  Voting, most handsome young man,.  G. D. Turner; prize, pair of gloves.  Most popular young lady, Miss Maud  DeSpain; prize, pair of kid gloves.  Ticket buyers in many cases forgot  to draw for the special prizes, but the  following was ihe lesult: Men's prize,  Mr. Campbell, $4 at Morrin, Thompson & Co.'s; ad, Howard Moore, $2  at HtiPter-Kendrick Co.'s. Girl's,  Dorothy Jiggers, 1st, $2 at McRae  Bros. & Smith's; 2d, Cecile iiackett,  $1 al Alinslioin's.  Milner, ihe phulogiapher, has been  making some fine pictures in the latest style of the ait. For. a short tune  only he will continue to do the best  photographing yet turned out in Phoenix.     Better have that silting now.  During his short slay in opokane  last Sunday James J. Hill, president  of the Great Noithern railway, announced that construction would be  immediately.begun, by his company,  of the new line through the Okanagan  country to Midway, and from the latter  point up the Similkameen river the entire length of the valleyv  "During the coming summer;" said  Mr. Hill, "all our energies in this part  of the country will be centered in 'the  building of this road. We are, even  now, perfecting the general details for  the new road, and as soon as suring  comes the work will be most vigorously pushed on. When the road is completed we shall devote all our energies  to opening up the great resources of  that wonderful country and we shall  fill it with settlers."  Asked about that Coast-Kootenay  line, Mr. Hill said:  "I do not wish to talk of thepioject  to extend the road on liom the Similkameen to Vancouver, but, of course,  the distance between the two points is  not very great. For the present accept my assurance that the road through -  the Okanagan and the Similkameen  countiies is to be built al once. I think  ihat is the most important piece of news  I have to give out just now."  Coking Coal on North Fork.  A repoit fiom Grand Folks states  that an eastern syndicate, whichcprn-  'prises a number of Toronto capitalists,  has acquired a larae' inteiest in the  British Columbia Coal Company,-Um- .  iled, the owners of the North Fork  coal fields. - In accordance-with tbe  terms of an agreement a minimum sum ���  of $10,000 has been subscribed for the  treasury and a limited amount of treasury stock will be placed on the market  and proceeds utilized for development  work. '  A diamond drill plant will be installed-in the spring. If transpoitation facilities existed the company could begin the immediate shipment of a high  grade coking coal from the four foot  seam exposed on the river bank where  it was cut by the stream.   ���  Some 57 Claims In Arizona.  A letter trom J. F. Hemenway, formerly of this camp, but now in Arizona, states that he is located at Pres-  cott, as financial agent ot th-.: Copper  Cobre Mining Co. I'he company  owns 57 claims, eight miles long by  half a mile wide, in the same, mineral  belt with the celebrated United Verde,  owned and opeiated by Senator Clark  of Montana. The ore is similar to  that of the Old Ironsides, but of higher values and in large leads. The main  unnel will be 2,500 feet long and give  1 .depth of 1,50c feet. It is being  opeiated by a New York syndicate,  and locally it is thought the Copper  Cobre-group will astoniih the world.  Mr. Hemenway is much pleased with  his new surroundings.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS  The following lalile i;iv  for 1902, as repui-lei! lo the Phoenix Pione  Phoenix    the oie shipments of liumiilary mines lor 190a, Tor 1901 ami  Past  Week  1  w  Ppadwood..  Summit  Wellington.  Grim by Mines  Snowslioe,  Brooklyn,  Mother Lode  Sunset,  Morrison,  B. C; Mine,  K. Bell,  Mm ma,  Winnipeg,  Golden Crown  Atlielstan,  King Solomon, W.Copper   No. 7 Mint", Central   City of Paris,  Jewel, Long Luke   Crtiini, West Fork   Providence,     Providence  Ruliy,      Boundary Falls  H VI iRcellaneous      3,230  5,8i)il 290,943  1.05U   20,338  Total, tons   ���'1 ran by Smelter treatment, tons:  >4  I'  - 3  if  ..8  '   8-  ' "31  ���I'  '��  '1  :/:������: ��� ^  7T^T^*-~->'WTrTT"F,TTO^^ V.  :    r.     -       *���   1*  - -5-- .��� .-AT,,  'sV:'   , "T.�� - '    V ,.-\- -* ��� "-���"���*- ,-^�� ^ -���������    *"=��� "^'<S v-* -^".1T?r-rr"T~r7��� "'777.-7- r.rr -��lgg  Jill  s?Zai  km  ��4  "W  me  Ml  ��p��i  l  ii  if  s  aliiisS  ill  =&?��  >::  a  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISSCXD OH SATUKDAT ��Y THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PBOBHIX. B. C.  .   W. B. WIIXCOX. Manager.  *. , _t���..   I Business office No. i��.  Telephone   J js,,,,,^., residence, No. ij.  tuBsoumoHS m advance.  Per Year.,  _ _ *'�����>  Six Month*  _ --  i.as  To Foreign Countries 3-����  Ifyou are not a subscriber to this paper, this  Is an invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notice* to and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month'*  advertising:.  <UNIONI  1     . -  i'.i :>:.  1902  DEC.  1902  Sub. Men.  Tun. Wed.  Thu.  Frl.   Sat.  J  2   3   4  5    6  ��7   8  % jo n  12 13  14 J5  16 YJ 18  19 20  21, 22  23 24 25  26 27  -  28 .29  30 31  Premier Prior is being credited with  increasing persistency with the intention of doing away with the two per  cent tax. An official announcement  to this effect would be a most agreeable holiday greeting to the low grade  camps, and the gallant colonel would  strengthen his position.  The C. P. R. is to begin the new  year in a commendable manner by es-  stablishing a pension 10II for its employees, of which there are over 29,-  000 who will benefit. x\ quarter of a  million dollar fund has been set aside  by the company for this specific purpose.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  , Question of Honesty���If premier  Prior intends to deal honestly by West  Yale he should lose no time in saying  so.���Nelson News.  Willing ioSacrifice���When election times come around it is a maivel  how many otherwise modest individuals are willing to sacrific themselves  for the public good ��� Grand Forks  News-Gazette.  B, G MINING  Getting Jealous���It is said that  Paul Kruger is getting jealous of the  notoriety President Castro is teceiviiig  through running against two big nations. Paul only tackeled one���Rossland Miner.  NEW. YEAR IER0LVES WORTH MAKING.  With the coming of another year it  is a time honored custom to make new  "resolutions/ Unfortunately, it is also  a(fact that many of these are  more  honored in the breach than in the observance.'   Nevertheless, this should  not deter any one who can keen a good  resolution from making it.   Your town  and section and the world at large will  ,be the better for il    The Pioneer here  makes a' few suggestions along this line  that h believes would be productive of  good  if affair proportion of people  .would take them" in  hand.     A   little  leaven of this kind will do a world of  benefit'" '  ���'" J-'*r'p' 1 ."       "  .    J;,.. Speak a good worfj for your  ^neignboi; pr your business opponent, if  }'.?��, ��f'";,', )\ wiII,'do y��u and him good  .}Pj f*?.i lo"B run�� and" he will appreciate  it arid reciprocate when you If ast expect it. ���  a. r Keep up a cheerful  heart, and  ..talk and act that way.    It may not be  all sunshine and roses just now, but it  io a long lane that has no turn, and  . your turn is sure to come in due time.  3. Be willing to help your brother,  whether he belong to your church or  lodge or not. Remember there are  others.  4. Do not think your way is the  only one worth adopting. Several  people have lived before you, and most  of them have changed their minds several limes in their lifetime.  5-' Act and'talk" as though your  town or city was "the best one in your  section; If you did not think so when  'tyou:came,tQ>it,-why did you come? If  ..you've,changed your mind go, and go  quickly, to the one you think better.  Ten to one you will be fooled, though.  6. If you are a business man, go to  your local paper an'd do business with  - the editor, not on the charity proposition, but on a .purely business basis.  It will be money in your pocket il you  dp it in the right way, and "attend to  your advertising. ' If he is the right  man in the righfplace, no man can do  more for your town, and consequently  for you, than the editor. It is the  best investment you can make on a  small scale.  7. Buy in your own town everything you can get there that you need.  The local merchant is entitled to a fair  profit, and you will never build up your  town by sending all your orders to T.  Eaton Co. or any other like concern.  Patronize home industry. It is well  worth while.  8. Be considerate of others, even  if they don't see things exactly the same  as yourself.' No man has a monopoly  on the knowledge of the universe, and  we all make errors.  9. ��� Last, but not by any means least,  '*pjiy your printer, ifyou owe him for a  subscription or anything else. It should  ^ have been' paid before,- perhaps, but  "fie'll appreciate it as a delicate New  Year's compliment    Try it and see.  May Repeal It���From recent advices received from the coast it is tolerably certain that the most disgraceful  blot on the statute books of the province, viz. the Champeity Act, of 1901,  will be some day in the near future repealed^ lock, stock and barrel.���Kaslo  Kootenaian.  It����T*��TTV��A>��T��^*����vM��������lMV*T����a������������VV��>T��*M  Slocan ore shipments Have passed  the 27,000 ton mark for the year.  -Republic mines shipped 377 tons of  ore to the Granhy smelter last week.  The new stamp mill at the Wilcox  mine, Ymir, is giving great satisfaction.  Up to last week i.s,2Q4 tons of .ore  had been shipped through Kaslo this  year.  Last week Rossland mines shipped  6,445 ,ons nf ore> making 330,590 for  the year thus far.  The California mine, Republic, has  contracted to send 500 tons iriore ore  to the Nelson smelter.  The new Tyee smelter, at Lad^mith,  on Vancouver island, hasl'been blown  in and is working smoothly.  The Canadian- King mine at Erie,  has been leaded by the Spokane and  Colorado owners lo Tom Conley and  associates.  Owing to low price of silver, some of  the Slocan mines that do not have zinc  values are reducing the forces of men  employed.  The New Vancouver Coal Co.'s  colliery at Nanaimo has been purchased by the Western Coal Co, of San  Fiancisco.  Ore is being, shipped from the Hunter V, mine, Ymir. to the Nelson sinel-  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE agent,  fire, life, acc dent.  Commissioner for taking AffiilmlU.  Phoenix, li.  R. A. SCOTT,,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.    .  PHOENIX, B. C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary puijlic.    -  PHOENIX, B. C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  /���~ni      Regular communication S p. in.     Sec  I ��5 V>    011<1 Thursday of each inoiilli.  VX^yf KmvrKent meetings nkcalled; Masonic  '   \r   >     Hall, Morrison-Anderson Mock.  w. r.. gkrmaink.  Se^retnrv.  v. r.. cock.  W. M.  "Spiflicated"���Venezuela treated  Great Britain's little "spifflication"  lightly and said it was accustomed to  receiving such ultimata. But not from  us, said the representative of His Britannic Majesty. Then the guns began  to boom, and Venezuela understood  the foice of the lemaik. ��� Victoria  Times.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  The long advertisement, to be good  must be as brief as it is possible to  make it.  The man who advertises is the kind  of a man whom everybody wants to do  business with.  To maintain and increase business  you must do something for business.  To advertise is often just what your  business needs.  Each adveitisement is sininly one  tap of the publicity hammer���on the  strength of each blow depends the  number required to drive the nail to  the head.  Every advertisement is a teacher.  If it be not educational it is not effective. The key to successful advertis  ing is the exciting of a desire on the  part of the reader for the goods advertised.  ter.   It*is owned by'the'Standard Development Syndicate. -  The Ophir-Lade Syndicate,*'operal-  ing the Oyster proup in the   Lardiau,  has purchased a   10-starr.p   mill, and  will secure a compressor.  ' The experimental plant  for  testing  Rossland ores by the Elmore oil concentration is being set up at the  company's   office,  and   a   number of ore  samples have  been   alieady   filed foi j  tests.     The War Eagle  and   Centie  Star's experiments  at   Silica continue  steadily and with good Jesuits.  The Morning Star group, Fairview,  has been sold by Stephen Mangolt  and Daniel McEachien toaNewYoik  syndicate consisting of E. I.. Simpson,  Jefferson Hogan and T. A. Bell. "The  price was $25,000, payments extending over a year. It is a gold pioposi-  tion, and woik is to commence within  30 days.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155-   Meets Thuisdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   ers' Union Hall.   KI>. BROWN. Pies. AUGUST PILGKK, Ssc'y.  PHOENIX1 UERIE  NO. 158.  lettiiigs on Frldaj  hi S 30ii.ni., Miners  Um*u Hull.  VimIiiii; brethren  cordially invited. '  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for th^Boun-;  dary. It is owned by the; editor arid not by  any clique or faction. , It is "worth' $ J 0.00.  It costs only $2.00. .  JIM  CUT SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ^9* %&* t^^  PHOENIX, B. C.  JAMKS .MARSHALL. Hreo.    R. L. UOYD.Secr  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  Kirst and Old Ironsides Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  Reduced Rales Fast.  National Live Stock Association,  Kansas City, Mo, Jan. 13th to 16i.l1.  For this occasion the 0. R.&N .Co. and  connection will sell tickets Spokane to  Kansas City, and return at rateof$5S,  on sale Jan. 8th, and 9th, only, limit  30 days���stopovers allowed on return  trip only. For fuither particulars call  on or address, Geo.J. Mohler, General  Agent, 430 Riveiside Ave., Spokane,  Washington.  Nelson's daily, the News,has all the  news, that is news. At your newsdealer's, or by nidil tor 50 cents per month  Bookbinding  AND  PROVINCIAL NOTES  ������������  Y Have you made that resolution for  the new year yet ?   The time has al  most arrived.  '''The powers are giving Vene2uela a  holiday greeting that seems to be much  to the point, even if not fully appreciated.  That Monroe doctrine is again com  ing in for consideration by the powers.  It lias been productive of a lot of argu  tnesrt, pro and con, in the scores of  years that it has been steadfastly ad  , Jierwl to by the United States.  Alderrran Archer will run for mayor  in Kaslo.  Ymir citizens are again talking of in-  corporation. ��  Active work has been stjrted on the  $ioo,ooc sawmill at Slocan.  R. G. McPherson is the liberal candidate in the Burrard vacancy.  j.S. Clute, Rossland's mayor proposes to stand again for election.  Japanese, whether naturalized or not  can not be registered in this province.  The C..P. R. is reported to be about  to buy the White Pass & Yukon raiU  way.  Sandon has 17 chitdern on its public school roll, according to the Mining Review.  One of the best Christmas issues we  have seen is that of the Cranbrook  Herald, which is profusely illustrated.  ��� Two mail carriers have been lost in  the snow on the Atlin trail, and their  bodies have not as yet been recovered  although the mail itself has been found.  Nelson's ratepayers, by a majority  of three to one, have decided to issue  $150,000 in bonds to install its own  power plant on Kootenay river below  that city.  The Midway & Vernon Railway Co.  will apply to parliament next session  for an act declaring the railway to be a  work for the general advantage of Canada, extending the time within which  it may construct the same, and giving  to the company power to dispose of the  railway.  Albion's News Stand has received a  fine line of Holiday Confectionery.  Do not overlook it.  Ming.  Of every descriptiou can be obtained at Eastern Prices at the  DAILY NEWS,  NELSON, B. C.  First class work and stock guaranteed.    Estimates furnished.  JNESW��      .  EDITION!  WEBStigS^  IrrrEDNATIOrWd:  DicupNARyl  A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  Biography. Geography. Fiction, ate  ; . New PUtea Throuf l^otit .,  25,000^ New Words  ,' Phrases'* and Definitions  > Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States,  Commissioner of Education,  . ,'assisted by a large,corps of  competent specialists.  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One of Canada's great=  est Family Papers  absolutely FREE,  We have made arrangements with the  publishers of the Montreal Family Her  aid and Wei-kly Star, and with the publishers of the Toronto Weekly Globe, by  which we can offer a subscription to  either of these jireatcst Cima-diun fuiuilv  weekhes for the balance of 19P?  Absolutely Free.  To every perpon paying 76 cents foru  fuibsciintion to the l'lioi-mx Pioneer for  the balance of 11)02, we will have either  of the above famous weeklies mailed direct without extra charge.  If ynii are already a paid iipeubecribtr  to the Phoenix Pioneer, on receipt of 75  cents He will send you either of the  above weeklies and extend your Pioneer  three months.  This is no doubt one of the greatest  offers ever made to Canadiunt), and the  sooner it is accepted the more you get.  Address now,  '   PHOENIX PIONEER,  Phoenix, B. O.  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF. PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the part  nership heretofore subsisting between  us, the undersigned, as Geneial 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 lo E.  W. Monk at the city of Greenwood,  and claims against the partnership are  to be presented to the said E.W.Monk,  by whom the same wjll be settled,  Dated at Greenwood,  B-  C.   this  22nd day ol November A. D. igo2_.  E. VV. Monk,  P. C. McArthur.  Witness: A. ,M. Whiteside.,  Double spring and mattress for sale.  Inquiie at the Pioneer Office. A ban-  gain.  Albin has a new line of nigars that  will suit you to a T.  y. mi  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoeoix St. and Brooklyn Ave.   6  M  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANTS GILMAN  VANCOUVER, a. c.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  E  THK   .  VANCOL'VHR ASSAY OFKICK  listaulislied 1S90.  Mineral!, Ileutified and Their Values Kx-  plained.  FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You n Pitce of Doubtful Rock?. Just  - Moil It to us.   Mill and smelter tesls up to  '4000 lbs.   Checking Aijsnys a Specialty.    _   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sample,  R. GREIGER,  Manager ��?�������  GREENWOOD  Desirable  Odd pieces of furniture to  make your home more comfortable. A luxury you can  enjoy at all seasons,  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  Phoenix Home Brewed       f  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  !*Comer Standard Aye. and Banner St..   Phoenix  Lion Bowing worn  ��� JAS. McCRPATH, Prop    ; ���  JOBBERS IN WINES, EEER AND CIGARS  Sole._Acetll�� fur.Keiclisqutlleii Sellers' Illuc Label llramt the uiou  litHltliful and lerrcfcliiiiKbfMincrul Waters, ,   ,       ,  Phone onlei�� Solicited.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B C.  palace livery SiaDles  The best established and 1 emulated hostelry in the Houn-  daiy.    We are centrally located in our,new stables with  a complete outfit of Saddle and Driving Horses.   The.  best of rigs.     Parties diiven to any Boundary  point.  Mclntyre ��& HcDonald, Props. .  Knob Hill Avenue  Old Ironsides  Addition  Phoenix, B. c.  ��  ��  ��  t-  >  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading Weekly  0/ Ihe Boundary.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Cbicnit", Mil  waukce & ^t. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union ivb Ihe Gn-at l'ailwa\  run nine the "Pioneer Limited" liaiic-  livery day and night between Kl. PhuI  and'Chicago, and Omaha ami Cliiean".  "The only perfect trains in the worlT"  rjinlerHtHiid: Connections are made  with All Transcontinental J-inup, assuring to passengers the besteei vice known.  Luxurious coaches, electric lightc, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no othei  line.  See that your ticket reads via ''Tin-  Milwaukee" �� hen going to any point in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  apentB sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  Trav. Fan. Apt., Ccucral Agent,  SPOKANK.WN. l'ORTLAND.OR  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 1901  the entire Boundaiy shipped 390,000 tons of oie,  nearly every ton of'which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix ramp alone shipped 235,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  $2.00  NOTICE.  To th? Kto< k-bo)ilerK of (lie Pimilka-  meen Valley Coal Company, Limited,  and all whom it may concern :  Recent developrrent of the C'onipanv'f  coal lands anil conditions that are now  occurring wairant the Conipunv in notifying all their stock holders to'hold the  pi ice of same firm and at a good t'gnre.  The Company are not offering Tieaeuiy  Stock at present at any price.  Similkameen Vallkv Coal Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, the pmt-  nersliip between myself and II. J. Mc-  Qnaid havine been cliafcolved, all aconnts  due tbe Palaco Livery Stable are payable only to me, and I will settle all  bills against said stable.  _     , -Tons Colli xb.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, Sept. 10,1902.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that all account*  due the undersigned must he paid im-  !ln,5�� n y' or,th.��y w,�� he H����5   n tl e  hands of a solicitor for collection.  Phoenix  r'p' f M��Ci.una & Co.  fnoenix, B. C, Aug. 10,1902,  Fruits and confectionery, fresh and  tempting, ai popular prices. Albin's  News depot.  per year���or the rest of the world  year.    It gives the  Latest and Most  for $3.00 per  Reliable News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and atins to be  DO^N TO DATE  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  phoenix; bc.  aliSiM* i 'P* V. i1"/���w'���'���"..������.  ������������������ ���?--*il*-,i  *���. .������..��� '.' -*S��-i.! ?' ft. ������  - .��� !���-.*���   '-ft. ���',.'.G* l.!.i��   1   ,p  ,-.,   �����.��������..��� " ���.'���'���;��'���.-'-'( '.I *     ���  '.j. -  - ���   3.   ���'   ..      ���       ����     ���   r   'j    '-      .f\  rr'   T-i 11 ��� 1         ��� W"  ^  -Vi^-<rp-~��-  f ...  [PI fc^.  P.���'; mmm  ; ^n*/��"H, �����++���+++��++  ���H4+��������+ 4 M�� *���+  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  "Sfronjest in iiic world."  t!��Jtm^  H. ALLENBERC^ Manager,       t  Surplus. $7o,i37ll70,OI 6o5 ��<>6 (io7 Empire State Building      t  ������"^-'-���-���'������   ���- -.  -   . " SPOKANE, WASH.  ���  L. W. MAJOR, A*' Hanaierj RossIand_ R c J  MINING AND  TAXATION  Published Views of A. J. McMillan.  P,  �������������������������������������� <  & Co.  PHOENIX- ���  M \RKET.   ���  HEAH OKKICE KOK l.UKnAUV CUKKK, CKEKKWOOU, ���. C. .'  SNOWSHOE MANAGER IS IN LONDON  But Speaks Most Hopefully of (he Condition?  Prevailing in the Boundary, As He Saw  them.  HEADQUARTERS, NKLSON, I). C.  ;-     ....Wliolesale and Retail neat flercfiants. I  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  ^Silverton, New Denver. Ymir ��.,i...�� ��-  <  ���'��������� tf:  All -orders receive prompt attention.  j-"--'-   1  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4  DAILY  <***<& A. S. 4 PAWt Proprietor.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  -   .    BOTH NEW AND OLD.  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Don't fall to write u. about your trip, as we  are In a |K,sition toj* you  some valuable information and assistance     5,319   miles  of t.ack,  arc operated sonic of the finest trams... the wot Id. _  For particulars regarding freight or passe.^e, rales, call on o  add, s  .  J. C. LINDSAY, T.F.&P.A., ��'^Tf  .,42 Third St., PORTLAND, Okh.  IWticrSliitioneryiindJob Print  i,,,Mhan that-lunied out bv the  L in in the ��-atinir.   dive us n  trial with your m'xt order   PIONKEB PUB. CO.,  ,,.,       ,, Phoksix, B. C.  'Plume '4-  ]fAMiYOX   HOT  SPRINGS   HAMTAUIIJM  **-   The    ...������.    ^.npiclc U P A L T H  <orlli '���  ���" "  T  _ ��  llie     most    coiof^"-  ��" Hie continent of North ������  ���" " ~ ��� T  America, :    situated   midst R  P S 0 R   I  feiiery unrivalled for graii- n  C O W "  rt>!T'J,oall��K'I'l��l''��Kn��d Kxc'irsloiis. Re�� ���  ..*��" Physician and ifcrse.    Telegraph 1ccom  '�� "'Icsttoi, with all parts of tlic world 1����  b'iV  Jernuj  deuce In  Phoeiiix' Bakery,  PhoenI* Street.    'Phone 53.  We inake good bread,     Try 'l-  ��� ��� ��� ;G. W. GRBER, Proi-kiktok.  : For a  I Reliable  ! Timepiece  o  S)  ��� One that will "in  O ,l,c year armmd  ��� is what y"111'"1'  % Jewelfiy  % of every .'V'^^rV.irlhnv presents can ��  �� tlou miitnl��l��-- for l.iruiaj i  a obtained at  J   W   ZIMHERMANS  -. f   Mr. A. J. McMillan, who is managing director of the Snowshoe  Gold &  Copper Mines, Ltd.,  has  recently ie-  tuined to London  after spending the  summer in British Columbia  looking  after the  interests of ihe  companies  wiih which he is connected, says the li.  C. Review, of'London.      He  is well  known to'oui readers on account of the  prominent part be has taken for   some  years'past-in. the  developnisnt of the  mineral resources of Southern  E. C.  It will also be remembered that in ihe  spring he was 'appointed a   director of  ihe Le Roi Mining Co.   -Our  repre-  seniative found Mr. McMillan  in the  best of health, and inclined, to take a  favoiable view of mining affairs  in  0,  C. generally.        -  He "was "reminded , that there had  been a good deal of discussion in our  own columns and throughout the entire  provincial press in regard to certain  taxations and mining regulations which  it is claimed, press with undue severity  on the mining industry, and the opinion  of Mr. McMillan was sought on,this  topic ���������'���-.:.'..'.���_������  "It is quite true," lie replied,   "that  the 2 per cent mineral tax has created  a.great deal  of-discussion   in British  Columbia.    Mining men do not object  to pay their fair share of taxation, but  the incidence of.this particular.taxation  is objectionable.' The tax is levied un-  oii the gross output of the mines, after  deductions   have   been   allowed    for  freight and   treatment.     Most of, the  mining men  feel   that,in   the earlier  stages of the mining industry, taxation  of this-kind should   not be  imposed,  but if it is felt necessary  by- the government to levy a tax somewhat upon  these lines, the tax should certainly be  levied  upon.-profitsy-upon   dividends  declared���and not upon the gross output of. the mines. " The tax   as  levied  today bears much.more... heavily  upon  the low grade mines than  upon  those  mining high grade ore.    When in Vic-  tot in about a month since, I bad interviews with members of the government,  who gave me lo understand''- that   they  favored meeting the views of the mine-  owners, who are anxious to   have this  tax removed or  readjusted.      It. must  not be supposed   that  because   mine-  owner0 objec'   to   this   particular tax,  that they are anxious to evade all taxation, for as a matter of fact those who  are resident in the mining districts pay  a large portion-^-nearly  one-third���of  the total taxation  of the  province of  lkitish Columbia.   Some of this money  comes back into the mining  districts,  and'is spent in opening  up roads, in  building biidges, and in other ways.  "The conditions there, as you know,  are somewhat different to those at Rossland, and the onilook is altogether e,i-  couraging. About 500,000 tons of  ore will.be treated this year in. the  Uoundaiy, which shows a very considerable increase oyer last year's, tonnage,  ihese figures being greater, in fact, than  the combined tonnage of the two pie-  ceding years. There are at present  three smellers which are adding to I  their furnaces, and the Snowshoe is regularly shipping 150 to soo tons a day,  either to ihe Greenwood or the Houn-  dary Falls smeller, and making a fair  profit."  What would be a fair estimate, of the  smelting costs in the Boundary ?  "Generally speaking something under $2 a ton."  Has the Snowshoe company decided to erect its own smeller ?  "The matter is under consideration,  but nothing definite is yet settled."  Mr. McMillan concluded the interview by legretting the present unsatis-  faciory condition of the B. C. market  in London, but he expressed the hope  that it would not be long befoie confidence will be once more restored.  May Use Cascade Power.  The Nelson, B. C. News hints that  Paul Johnson, superintendent of the  Geenwood smelter, has been asking  for a rate for Cascade power, in the  event of his plant being enlarged.  Steam is now the motive power. Mr.  Johnson said that he hoped that the  Great Northern railway company would  push on with their road building  through the Boundary country. When  the railway reached Qieenwood they  would be able to obtain coke lor $5  per ton, whereas at  the present   time  they pay something over $6, and as  about one .hundred ions a day are consumed in the Mother Lode smelter,  with only two furnaces in operation,  the cost of coke was a serious matter.  T.he C. P. R. gave the Boundary mines  a pretty fair rate on theii ore shipments  at the present time, but Mr. Johnson  thought the advent of a competing  railway would mean a lower freight  rate on coke.  EASTERN  I  THE OBSERVATORY  1 1HINOS   1ALKFD OP  AT J  I HOVK AND I'.LSrWHEHE 1  A couple of years ago the manager  of the Pioneer, anticipating the good  times that would soon reach Phoenix  ordered a receptacle for safely taking  care of the "dough" that was expected  to flow into the coffers of this widely  read family journal. As things turned  out, its chief use has been to keep the  meal tickets of the office force in a  safe place.  ������*'������  . Now, the manager rf the subscription department of the Pioneer comes  forward and announces tha> he is willing to lock the steel spfe on the outside  of a two-dollar William for any one of  the thousands now on his books���or  who should have their names there.  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,955,225  RESERVE FUND   -   -    $i,20o,ooc  BOAKD OF UIRKCTORS;  Wm FARWiiLL,. President.  IIOH.-M.  H. Cochrane, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood, J. S, Mitchell, O. ritevcus, J. N  Gsler,   N. W.   Tuomas, C. H.   Kathau, H. D  Brown, K. C.  HKAD OyFtCK, SHEKBKOOKK, P. Q  Jas. Mackiuuon, - Gen'l Mgr  S. Uuobi.l,   Local Mgr.  S. F. Mokkv, Inspector ol Branches.  BRANCHKS.  [u Province oIQuebcc���  Montreal, &. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W. I. Hriggs, Manager.  Kock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowsnsville, H.'l'. Williams. Mgr.  Coaticook, 1{. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. I,: Hall, Mgr.  Granby, W. If. Kobinson.-Mgr.  Bedford, W. H. Hnrgravc, Mgr.  Hum ngduii, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, W. I). Kraser, Mgr.  St. ilyaciiithe, J. Lafraiuboise, Mgr.  Ornistown, K. 'W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, lv. 1% Olivier, Mgr.  In Province of Ilritisli Columbia������  Orand Forks, Win. Spier, Mgr  Phoetlx, N. H. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agenls   in    Canada,  Bank of  Montreal   and  - Branches.  "     London, ling., NntionalBank of Scotland.  "     Boston, National Kxchaiige Bank.  "     New York, National Park Bank.  Collection      made at   all   accessible   points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good at  all points lu Canada,   U.S. and lturope.    Kxchaiige bought and sold.  Savings  Branch    Dbpartmrnt    at.', Kacij  .    OFl'ICK.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 12.  BARGAINS  In Periodicals.  To Subscribers to the Phoenix Pioneer.  By special arrangement we are able to offer some of the best values in  ipeiiodical subscriptions yet made. No one who reads should let this offer,  pass witout ordeiing one or more of ihe combinations. Send them to your  fiiends as presents���a liltle money will thus go a long way. The combination  pi ice pays foi a full yearly subscription to each periodical in the club. Sub-  sciiptions may be new or renewals, and will be sent to one or to different addresses.    The Phoenix Pioneer must be included in every combination.  SPECIAL LIST  Of Strong and Attractive Offers:  CLASS A  Phoenix Tioneer   Success   Cosmopolitan   Frank Leslie's Popular Monthlj  Everybody's Magazine   Good Housekeeping   Woman'* Home Companion ...  Birds and Nature   CLASS B.  ... $2 00  Review of Reviews.   ...   1 00   tVorld's Work.   1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 50  Current Literature   Country Life,   Lippincott's Magazine..  Art Interchange   Canadian Magazine   The ludenpedent   $2 50  3 00  3 00  3 00  2.50  4 00  2 50  2 00  All Subscriptions May Be Either New or Renewals.  More than this, on page three of  this issue of the Pioneer will be found  some attractive combination offers of  clubs with leading periodicals, by the  acceptance of which one may get the  Pioneer al half price���or in some cases  for nothing���by simply placing your  .orders for the year's periodical reading  wilh -the -Pioneer; If you take any outside publications by mail, we can save  you money on the list, in connection  with the Pioneer. This is worth looking up, before you forget it.  The Rossland Miner advertises itself  for sale, which probably means that  ihe mining companies owning that sheet  have become tired of editing the overdraft columns. There should beroom  in Rossland for an independent, live,  wideawake daily, on which no corporation, clique or ring has strings. If  the C. P.-R. Telegraphs would wake  up and furnish a half way decent and  modern report, it would simplify matters.  All Sensible People Travel by the  Phoenix Pioreer ...:.-. '���..' $2 00  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly.. 1 00  Or any other in Class A.  Siic('ess.'.........Y     1 00  Our price for the three, $3.25  PEED  .AFETY  Satisfaction  s  Look! Look!   Look!  Leave Phoenix t:25 p. in.  Arrive Winnipeg. ������.,.. .3d day, 8:60a.'in.  Arrive St. Paul. ..... 3d day, 0:40 p. m.  Arrive Chicago ..4lh day, 0:30 a..in.  Arrive Toronto ... ..5th day, 2:45 p. m.  Arrive Montreal'. ...5th day, 6:30 p. m.  Arrive New York. . .Ctli day, 8:55 a. m.  Phoenix' Pioneer  $2 00  Cosmopolitan.".-     1 00  ��� Oi'.any other in Class A.  Success. ....'.'.:.'   Woman's Home Companion   Or any other in Class A.  Our price for the four, $3.75  1 00  1 00  $2 00  2 50  After a great deal of study and worry,  says an exchange we have at last "fig-  gered" out how so many country editors gel rich. Here is the secret of their  success:  A child is born in the neighboihood;  the attending physician gets $20, the  editor gives the loud lunged youngster  ;ind the happy parents a send off, and  I gets $0.    It is christened and the minister gets $5 and the editor  gets  $co.  It grows u,p  and   marries; the editoi  publishes anotlnr long winded flowery  article and tells a dozen lies about "the  beautiful   and   accomplished   bride.'  The minister gets $10 and a   piece ol  cake, and the editor  gets  $000.     In  the course of time it dies and the doctor gets from $5 to $100, the minister  pei haps gets another five,   the  undertaker gets from $50 to $100, the  editor publishes notice of death   and an  obituary two columns long, lodge and  society resolutions, a lot of poetry and  a1 free card of thanks and (jen   $0000.  No wonder so  many country   editois  get rich.  Through Tourist  Sleeping Cars  '.EAST,  Leaves Dunmore Junction daily for St.  Paul; Kootenay Landing Tuesdey and  Saturday for * To.onto, Montreal and  all eastern points.  Phoenix Pioneer.   Lippincott's Magazine   Or -any other in CIiibs B.  ���Success.....   ....   100  >   Our p rice for three, $4.25  Phoenix Pioneer   Current Literature   Orany other in Class B.  Sucess    1 00  Birds and Nature   Or any other in Glass'A.  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly.  Orany other in ClasB A.  Our price for five, $5.25  *2 00  3 00  1 50  1 00  Phoenix Pioneer.   Review of Reviews.   Or any other in Class B.  Success .. -.'������   Everybody's..   Orany oilier in Claes A,  Our prieefor four, $4.75  $2 00  2 50  1 00  1 00  Phoenix Pioneer  $2 00  World's Work -. 3 00  Orany other in Class B.   .  Success  1 00  Review of Reviews    2 50  Or any other in Class B.  Our price for four, $5.75  Phoenix Pioneer   Art Interchange   Or any other in Class B.  Country Life ." '.  ' Or any other in Class B.  Canadian Magazine :  Or any other in Class B.  Success   Our prieefor the five, $7.25  U 00  ' 4 00  . 3 00  .250  1 00  Gii to the east, go to the west.  Go on the road with service the best.  Speed, safety and comfort���no need to  enquire. '  Why, the best in the world is the C.P.R.  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to any part of the United States and  Canada. Quotations given on any list of periodicals, in any language, jrem  any country, in connection with the Phoenix Pioneer.   Address,  PIOJSTEER PUB. CO.,  PHOENIX; B. C.  Rates and iniormation regarding the  'Only Way" will be cheerfully furnished upon application to  O. W. Dev, E.J. Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B,C  J. S. Carter, D. P, A.,  Nelson, B.C.  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 to Europe and other  foreign countries.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Impfevcmcnts.  NOTICH.  'nonunion Mineral Haim, situntc in tiie Grand  Forks Mininjc  Division   of Osoyoos 'District  ���Where located.   On Lookout Mountain, and  nearttie Lookout Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M Johnson acting  as agent for J .I*. Shannon, l;ree .Miner's Certificate So, H 54495. intend, >ixly days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Kecorflerfora  certificate of iniproi-einents, fcr the piupoaeof  obtaining a crown grnnt of the above claim.  And further take notice that ac'iun, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of July, A. 1)., 1902.  4S Syunbv M. Johnson  Corporation of the Citv  of Phoenix.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, m.  VOTERS' LIST.  The following persons are entitled to have their  names placed on the Voters List for the Municipal elections for the year 1903, for Mayor and  Aldernieu of the City of Phoenix.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kffcctive Tune 22 1902  Arrive-  Daily  20 Per Cent  CLUB DISCOUNT  Will be given"to any employee of the Granby and Snow-  shoe mines who wishes to  take any of ihe courses offered by  the  INTKRNATIQNAL,  CORRESPONDENCE  SCHOOLS,  of Scranton, Pa. Write for  catalogues, prices and details to Max R. Hopkins,  Representative, Box 751,  Rossland,  IJ. C.  7.45 a.m. FAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Karni-  iugton. Garfield Colfax, Pullman, *Mosco\v, "Poineroy,  Waitsbulg, Dayton, W a 1 la  Walla, Perdletou, Maker City  and all points Kast 6.25 p.m.  3:45 p.m. KXPRHSS���l7or l-'nrmington  Garfield, Colfuic, Pullman,  Moscow,Lewistou, Portland  Snn Francisco, Haker City  and all points KAST,  KXPRKSS ���From all points  Hast, linker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Oar- ���  field and Farmiiigtou 9.50a. m.  ���ICxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  ���Sail'Frnneisi'o-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock,   Porttaud,  alSp. in. and from Spear Street wharf, Sanl-'rau-  cisco, at 10 a. in. every five days.  Tickets on snleal all S. F. .t N. stations.  For  further  information  as  lo rates, tune of  trains, equipment, etc..address  OHO. J. MOI.l.KK, General Agent,  430 Kive'rside Ave., Spokane, Wash  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  xoTicj-:  Ilig Six Mineral Claim, situate in the Grand  Forks Mining Division of O.soyoos District.  Where located: In Wellington Camp, adjoining th< Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that r, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  as agent for T. P. Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. II 51619, ando. K. Robinson, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B 58006, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ol improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day or July, A. D., 1902.  4S Sydney M. Jounson.  AN ALL ABIDING FAITH.  Why you should buv..  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST tpiulity  Because it is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST high grade W  or 23c plu>:  Because the TAGS ARK VALUABLE for  pifiniuins u,ntll January I, 1905  Because we GUARANTEE fvery plug and  Because YOUR DEALER IS AUTHORIZE-D TQ   KBPUNI)   MONEY-  IK   YOU   ARE   NOT   SATIS  FT ED  T'uk K.mi'ihu Toiuceo Co., Ltd  Spohane Tails and northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SIIEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN R'Y..  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  V,, V. and E, Ry.  The only all-rail route between all points ea3t  west, and south to Rosslnud, Nelson and all in  termediate.points; connecting at Spokane will  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. K &  N. Co.  Connects at Rossland and Nelson with Canadian Pacific Railway.  Connects at Nelfou with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  CotiueclH at Curlew with stage foi Gncu  wood and Midway, B. C.  Buffet cars run 011 passenger trains between  twecn Spokane and Republic.  KFFKCTIVK. NqV. 12   1902.  Leave.  9:25 a m Spokane  Arrive  ,0.15a. in..  7:00 a. 111...  11 :oou. 111...  10:24 a. m..  9:15 a. in....  ���5-15 I'- ���"  .5:10 p.m.  ..S 00 p. 11.  .4:00 p. 111.  ..4Mi l>. pi  ..5:40 p. in  II. A.JACKSON,  General Passcuger Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  . Rossland    Nelson   ...'....Grnnd Forks...   Curlew    Republic  OIYi papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per 100,  Your leisure moncnis may be pleasantly spent at Albin's pool rooms  The Illinois Central Railroad Company  hasannll itliidinjr fni'h in the future of  ihelirent Northwest. A short time a>:o.  tliis wns liiu.iifHsted by the establishment, in Seal tie, of an, ngency to take  eitrc of I heir interests there. The latest  I'H'orl. is In put on 11 splendidly equipped  new (rain service between St. Pnul and  Chicago.- The new trains will be riin-  iiiiigSiinday, NovhiiiIkm'2nd. Tlievwill  use their own rails between Chicago and  \Hiert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  A Si. Louis Ky. track from Albert Lea to  Minneapolis and St. Paul, ninniiig into  iht- Union Depot at St. Paul, which is  the same that is used by all lines in that  ���ily.  Tlie train is In be known as "The Chicago, St. Paul and Miiini'iipnlis Li mi led,"  tnd will consist of slei'iiini; car. biill'ii  library car and rei-lining chair car  through without <���!liti'lti' between Cbicai;'-  111.1 Minneapolis ami St. Paul. Dining  ear service will alio be niiiiiiliiint'd, sin -  per boitiL' served out of Chicago and  ��� irt'iikfiist intoChieago. Truins will Iravi  -'!. Paul al 7 HI p. in. and arrive in Chicago !).'!0 a. in. Leave (.'hii-ngo at 0.1(1  i>. in. nnd arrives at St..Paul at 8.40 a  hi. making close connections at St. Paul  with all woslern lints. Tickets can be  purchased via Ibis line, in connection  with all western linos, al all stations.  For further wi format ion leganliim  rules, lollies, time, etc., civil on or address.  It. II. Titu.vnitn.i,.  Commercial Alien III. Cent. R. R.  1-12 Third St., Portland, Ore.  Paul P.. Thompson,  Freight & Passenger Agent,  III. Cent. It. R., Seattle, Wash.  x\i:y male or female, being a British subject ol  the full age of tuenty-one years who,  a. Is die on iter of 1e.1l estate of the assessed  value of not less than one hundred dollars or,  b. Is the representative, being a resident British subject duly authorized by the directors of an  incorporated company, which is the assessed  owners or lauds, or of improvements of lands,  situated uilliin the Municipality or,  c. N the holdei of a trades license, the annual  fee of which is not less than fivedollarsor,  d. Is a householder, who has paid on. or be  fore the 31st day of December in the year immediately prior to the day of the nomination, ail  municipal rates, taxes, assessment rentals and  license fees, 'winch are .not chargable 011 land,  payable bv him or her to the Municipality.  Provided, however, Hint in the case of the hold  erofa trade license, or in the case of a householder, he or she shall, during- the month of December, in each yaar, make and cause to be delivered to the City .Clerk a statutory declaration,  set out in Section 2 of The Municipal Elections  Act Amendment Act 1902.  Forms of the said declaration may be obtained  from the City Clerk.  D. J. MATHUSON,  Clerk ol the Municipal Council.  Dated .December II, 1002.  There are just  Two Kinds Of  JOB PRINTING  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and ���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  When you want something  Neat,  ��������(*����titie��������o��*i��*>ii��  : MRS. BATON \  0 ..    .       . ���  Teacher of  PrANO and VOICE CULTURE  Residence near C.raiiby Hotel,  Phoenix,  II. O.  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PIIOKNIX, H. C.  ; J Furnished Rooms  WITH   PRIVATE HOARD.  ���o��e��ooee��o��o��o��oe*o��eo*��Q  NOTICE,  Notice is hereby given that having  It-as-ed tbe Central Hotel, coiner Second  Street and Old ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B. C.,lo Frank Anderson, I am not  responsible for any debts contracted by  or HL'ainnt said Cent ml Hotel from t.j|o  1st   day of November. 11.02  Aunt st .Jackson  Mrs.  P. A. Klkin,    Knob Hill Ave.  R. A. Scott Residence.  Don't you want to read the news of  the day while it is news? You will  find it in the Daily News, Kootenay's  live daily, publish d at Nelson, B. (J.,  at 50 cents |ie. month by mail.      Can  Hi  "lUi^M^ifflB  "\v"  /IMHERMAN'S     2   would be able to obtain   coke   lor $5, FIKD Your leisure monenis may be |^ ggf  W.' ��"' ,*   per ton, whereas at- the present   time Tuk K.mi'irkToiucco Co., Lin   antly spent at Albin's pool rooms. ' Aunnar Jauk'son.     on day of publication. ��� fe^  :^-   ��������--�����.''!-   .-.���*  .'in v 1 .Hi gi f. .���' ',>''��i,,�� < kVi'   ����� ", a 1 >' >i*-iy,>,'ii't*.;\irt -w':i' if. ���.'-.���,,ii>   tt   ��/���--������ >-��� ,-���>'->��.-.. -7 -���jSj\ .-���-������,.���.��� ^i -<w*    .v'i'iv* >,i-   !>.�� J|. ,-lvi "���   {i ���*"'.   'J  ��'������!,"��� ���> ;i .���;��,*������ r'ifcV.i^\-V*- ��-.*''5;4--,",VW   .���ft.*' f      'ftH  ��� yr.\r. .-Hi:" ���- .:-���.' *4.- ��� " ��� f.^--,jr^.w"?,'".vvi,i���? fJ.-V.-.f.-^i-.T ���'��.">'vr-V.-- -.'���. -"^"= --��� ,*.*:��� ��� V: .���'���.r-.-i'--:;. ���������K!*-'.-,J ������?���-*. :* ��-,s,.J" ���*"..'-��� & '.:'���'* ������--������.--<- ";t.i ..'H.   r-'it^v1?'; c'- .--'����� * .. :.-1'k-i,.i*1--. "i-1i .vt.T.*-���'?."* .������'������-3 "-.vV-i'/v ���->>"> f'-x��. THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Bellevue Hotel j  o  ' Marshall & Shea, Props. ���   In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix; B.C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. "-'VERY STABLE IN CONNECTS  Best Obtainable Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular.  Holiday Headquarters  _ ~ .   T.I.."     T> .1   ...I   Ilnlh  '.���-      LEATHER GOODS.  We invite your attention to the latest and beet in  Burnt Leather Goods.    ,    ,       '  Great variety in Ladies* Travelling Cases, Writing  Folios, Gents' Oases, Military ��� Brush Sets, Cigar  Cases, Chatelaine Rags, Wrist Bage, Piuses, Pot-ket  Books, Wallets, Leather Bound Books, Toilet Cases,  Manicure Sets, Glove and Handkerchief Sets, Brush  Sets, Striking Bags, B -Xing Gloves, Be ok Covers.  ���    , MISCELLANEOUS.  Brush Sets, Baby gets, Baby Baskets, Clothes  Brushes, Call Bells.-Chces, Celluloid Articles intrreat  variety;, Dinner Belli*, Fancy Figures, Hall Sets,Hair  Brashes, Minors [Triplicate, Oval, Pocket, Etc.],  Manicure Sets, Necktie Boxes, Pine Poii|j Sets, Photn  Cases, Photo Frames, Shaving Bruf-hi-i*, Smokers'  Sets, Tobacco Pouches, Tobacco Jars, Toilet Cases,  Vaeei, Fancy Waste Paper Baskets.  FANCY CHINA.  Oar Fancy China surpasses that of all previous  years. You cannot afford to miss it. Table fcets,  Salad Bowls, Cups and Saucers, Five o'clock Tea Sets,  Cup. Saucer and Plato, Bread and Butter Plates.Chil-  dren's Mugs, Shaving Mugs, Porridge Sets, Mus.anl  Pots, Jugs, Cheese and Pudding Dishes, Berry Sets,  and Wcdgowood in Teapots, Sugar Bowls, Cieam  Jugs, Pitchers, Placques, etc.  MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.  , Violins, Guitar?,  Mandolins, Autoharps,  Music.  Boxes, Banjos, Accordeone, Harn.onlens, Banjos.  TO VS.  Air Rifles, Air Pistols, A B C Blocks, Ardtarena,  Authors, Blackboards, Building Blocks, Boys' Tool  Chests, Hngtitetle Hoards, Colored Crayons. Carlp.  Comforters. Crokinole, Checkers, Chess, Drawing  Self, Dominoes, Pnrchcsi, Educational Games, awl  tbouaanda of toys for children of all ages���not room  to enumerate here.  Diaries, office and pocket, for UI03. Kodaks and  Photo Supplies tit makers'mices.  Xnias Tree Ornaments, Xmas Tree Caudles and  Holders.  Xmas (Junta with local views by our own artist  Presentation at Snowshoe.  Dear Miss Hagedorn:���  As you have decided to leave th  Snowshoe mine, we lake pleasure in  expressing our appreciation of you and  your sei vices as waitress, during your  stay with us. We have been fully convinced that a lady can still be a lady  while attending to the humble details  of dining room work, and our respe< t  for women shall always be greater for  our having known you.  We now piesent you with this Christmas gift, and hope that it may serve to  remind you of your fiiends here. Thai  good fortune may ever attend you is  the wish of the employees of the Snow-  shoe.  Phoenix, B. C, Dec. 24, 1902.  William Farney,  Fred IIazlkwood,  . William Williamson,  Committee.  We  The property now occupied by  the postoffice, and known as the  We want t|H^^  By January 1st, and we'regomg.to have it  are selling everything m the store at  25 Per *"*��"* Discount  until January 1st. _,.���     ,fl  Xmas Goods, Brushes, Combs,  Mirrors, Razors, Strops,  Perfumes, Soaps, Etc.  Everything except Patents.    Call and we will tell  you about them.  All goods marked in'plain figures  SNAPS!      BIG SNAPS!!  Me for an  ALL SNAPS!!!  Accident,  Life,  Or Fire  Insurance Policy  *  PHOENIX, B. C,  Is For Sale,  &.l��lBo��l.,C��!*��ndS��u1��m,nveo-c�����..-.���.   ���_���__.      ��� ,       Mill    A���.  McRAE BROS. ������. SMITH, Knob Hill Ave.  Just the Thing'.  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:earlyto select your Holiday Presents. The chances are that  we'have just thing you want for a suitable present.  OBO.E. DEY,  /.  , The Jeweler,, Knob Hill Avenue.  Official,C.P.R. Time Inspector.  Apply l��  PRICE, $3,000.  A. H. SPKRRY,  Greenwood,  U.  I BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERA L INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  "Nitre ire 1 few ��ub��crlbers te the Pioneer  ���Jiiit 1 few���who are delinquent for the year  1902. If you are one of these, the editor will  ������predate prompt liquidation.  -; Sleighing Party���Sunday a sleigh-  inft.party, composed of the members  ofrtneGranby mines' office staff, went  to* Grand Fork's, returning the next  day. Those in the party were \Vm.  Yolen Williams, 0. B. Smith, Jr., J, J.  Strutzel and O. N. Galer.  Mr! Curtis May Lecture Here���  Last Monday Smith Curtis gave an address in Greenwood to a large audience,  on the political issues of the day. Arrangements are being made to have  Mr. Curtis lecture t in Phoenix next  ' Tuesday evening at Miners' Union hall,  and it is more than probable that he  will be here.  No. 46, I. O. O. F. Many were surprised last year at the quality of entertainment given by these two, and they  will undoubtedly have a good audience  again.  Donation Party���Tuesday evening a number of- the members of the  Methodist church called on Thomas  Green, B. A., pastor of the organization, and spent a social evening. Dui-  ing the evening he was surpiised by  having a purse containing $20 presented to him as a Christmas lemembrance  fiom his flock, the presentation address  being made by Mrs, Smith.  Butcher Shop Burned���P. Burns  & Co. had only just reopened their  butcher shop in Midway last week,  when it was burned down, entailing a  little loss. The new manager from  ' Nelson left a fire in a queen stove without placing ashes in the bottom, and  the shop was soon in ashes. It will be  rebuilt at once.  Christmas Tree���Tuesday evening the Methodist church held a  Chriitmas tree and festival at Hardy-  McKenzie hall, the hall being filled to  ovei flowing. The children gave an  excellent programme, consisting of  songs and recitations, after which the  presents were distributed to the little  ones by George Rogers, who acted as  Santa Claus. A free will offeiing was  taken, which lacked about a dollar of  meeting the expenses.  LOCAL JOTTINGS    j  i����.����* ���*������.*�������������������������* ���������*������������ �����������������������*�������������������� .���.���������  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Choice tobaccos and cigais at Albin's  News depot.  Billic Ivellem will cook you short  orders at any time at the Cottage hotel.  Some of the best views of Phoenix  and its mines weie recently taken" by  Milner, the local photo artist. They  can be had at McICensie's , diug store.  Victor Biner, of Calgary, and William Hiner, who has been attending  Oonzaga college, at Spokane, arrived  home Tuesday to spend the holidays.  Rev: J. D". P. Knox, pastor of 'he  Greenwood Methodist church, is to  succeed Rev. J. H. White, of the Nelson church, who has been appointed a  superintendent of the church's" work.  Chas. S. Sangster, the machinest of  the Jenckes Machine Co, has been  busy of late superintending the putting  together of the large 60-drill air compressor which the Granby Co. is installing here.  Only a few days remain for you to  pay up that delinquent subscription to  the Pioneer, and start the new year off  light. By the way, do not everlook  our combination offeis for popular magazines on page 3 of this issue.  The V., V. & E. has filed its map  or plan piofile and book of refeience  of the section of road from Carson to  Phoenix, duly approved by thedepait-  ment of railways and canals, with register of deeds in Kamloops, B. C.  A. P. McKENZlB,  Practical Druggist. *^one ll  ���OUR-  Hoiikm! to rent.  Mines', Stock* and-Real Estate For Sale.  " Mbnev to Loan.  yjoriifsr,  .   AGENT, I  \  Graves-Williams  Block,    -;-  PlIpKNIX.H.C.  .   P.O.Box 33.  BUSINESS  ���-''FOR   We are certain to have something" to please you, your wife,  your sweetheart, or )oui si&tei,  "your cousin-or your aunt���in  fact, for any member of the  lainily.  We have a really choice and  select so k' of���  Brooches,  CHRISTMAS GOODS BA|^V  AT COST. ^ALti          __    _   w   ����� w   ���* For paticulars inquire of  BOYLE,  THE Prescpipttonjftragflist.  Winches, CI -cks,- _Kmgs,  Pins, Chains, Studs, Links, Hmrelets,  Silver Goods, Spectacles*, Eye Glasses,  and in lact about ever) thing in our line.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  , Notice is hereby given lhat at the next  Hitting of llie license commissioners for  the city of Phoenix I intend to apply  for a transfer to Frank Anderson of tho  license which I hold to soil liquor by re-  tail in tho Central hotel, situated on Old  Ironsides avenue. Phoenix, B. C.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this lstdav  of November, 1!K)2.  August Jackson*.  Union goods:���Vou will find the  best lines of union made cigars and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  A new line-of cigais 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.  J. S.McCAGUE,  Phoenix, B. C.  In Ihe meantime we *v'U contl-iue to make the  best Bread. Cake and Pies ever seen in llie Houit-  dary    Have yon tried them ?  Skate Sharpening  PROMPLY DONE  Chas. Sandberg, Phoenix, B.C.  Leav<- ek-ue-- at McBae'e Store.  at all pi ices ��� which aie just  tight���and moie goods on way  Do not fail to diop in and  sec our assortment, as it will  be well woilh your while, and  you will be'sui prised.  W. ZIMMERMAN,  First St.���On the Hill.  4���DEPARTMENTS���4  GRANBY  EXCHANGE.  Harness Shop, Leather, Leather goods.  Carpets,  Sewing   Machines, Cuitains,  Drapery.  Furnituie, Stoves, House   Furnishings  complete.  Houses to  Kent.    Buy anything, sell  everything.  L  Complete  Stamp Mill  Equipments*  strictly modern designs, using  high gr��de;material only. '~  Power   Plants,   Mining   and' Hoisting  Machinery.  gMCKES  ~   ~ iCHINE  OMPANY  Head Office ami'.Work's:.  ��� I^aiisdowue,: Street,  Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.  Stocks can hh) at-  -     \     *  Koseland and Greenwood, B. C.  Mr.^Millar's Call ��� On the 2nd  ��Snst., Rev. Dr. Campbell, of Victoria,  moderated at St. Andrew'schuich, Na-  naimo, a call to Rev. J. M. Millar,  late of Phoenix. The congregation  offers $1,200 per year, a manse, and a  month's holidays. Should Mr. Millar  accept the call he will find at Nanainio  a wide field for usefulness. ��� Toronto  Presbyterian.  Scotch Entetainment ��� Tuesday  evening, January, 13th, Gavin Spent e  and Flora McDonald, .who were so  well received here last year, will give  their Scotch entertainment at Mineis'  Union hall. This year they appe;>i  under the auspices of Snowshoe Lodg-  Taken III Again���Julius Mueller,  who has been spending several week1*  at Boulder Hot Springs, Montana, for  lung trouble, was returning Tuesday on  the Gieat Northern, when he was taken  with a serious relapse at Grand Forks,  and. physicians were called in, Mrs.  Mueller went down to Grand Foiks  Wednesday, expecting to letum ycstei-  day with her husband. August Mueller, the brewer's brother, who has been  in the hospital for some time, is slowly  improving.  Those chocolates sold by Almstroin  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Id-lave you tried them?  You can pet board and lodging at  the Cottage for $7 per week.  For fine watch and jewelry repairing  see Zimmerniann, on First street. Y  GOOD NEWS..,   FROM  THE   PEOPLE'S STOR^  Afew facto  worth considering regarding Butter. ,  If yon wont good Butter, it must be packed in a well  aeuoned wooden bo*, and not in. tin, as Butter will not  S n tlnif thealr gets to it. Wo Handle the Hazledean  Creamery Butter, pot ��P in thoroughly masoned w<�� den  boxes. It is easily worth 2Jtf cents per pound more than  any other Creamery Butter on the market.. - ,  Tula third grade Coal Oil that some of our competitors       Y  arehandlingisdearatany p.leo.   Our goods ^^  beet quality.   We have no damaged or aCcond hand goods  to palm offon yon,-and then charge you Uo prkes on  eome artide which we do not quote.  Choice new goods arriving daily.   Drop in and look     ...,;.  them ovei.   Everything marked in plain figures.  Troubles on llie Railway.  Christmas day no passenger train  arrived at Phoenix���not because none  was tun, but because two slides were  encountered, which delayed the inward  bound Boundary train several Louis.  The first slide was near Farron on the  summit, and the second was neai  Coryell. The mail for Thuisdciy was  not received in Phoenix till yesterday  afternoon.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  If your watch or clock is out of gear  Zimmerman, the jeweler can fixit  If your eyes cause uneasiness watch  for the visit of Geo. L. Pedlar, Specialist.  If you arc a stranger come in;  whether you want anything or not  you're always wclcoinc at Albin's  News Depot.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdealer's, or by mail for 50'ccnts per month.  Reduced Rales East.  National Live. Stock 'Association,  Kansas City, Mo,, Jan. 13th to 16th.  For this occasion the O.R.&N.Co. and  connection will sell tickets Spokane to  Kansas City, and. return-'at rate of $55,  ori,".sale Jan, 8th, and nth, only, limit  3o'days---stopovers allowed on return  trip only. For further particulars call  on or address, Geo. J. Mohler, General  Agent, 430 Riverside Avei, Spokane,  Washington, ' ���  ('  Church Services  Tomorrow  ices  j  Chuich of Kngland���St John's  Mission; services each Sunday,as follows: Holy Communion 8 a. m.,  Morning Prayer 11 a. in., livening  Prayer 7.30 p. in. Standuid time. All  seals free   Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicai.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. 111. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev.V.M. PutJy,  li. A., pastor,  -Methodist���11 a.m, Talks on the  Life of Christ. 3 piin., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. m., evening sm-  vicc.  Rev. T. Green, 15. A , pastor.  i-O-OOO-O-O 00000c  'Phone 61  & CO.  1 f., I k I is  And Real Esiale in Phoenix will never be cheaper than it is. today:  Phoenix has now reached lhat stage where its permanence is assured, and  now is the time to secure a home or business property.  I have some houses to rent at reasonable rates. ��� Call arid see me.  G. W. RUMBERGER.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Dominion Avemit  Telephone No,  SUGGESTIONS POR  \0lm/:  RE MARCUS OPPENHEIMER'S ESTATE.  Al| persons having claims against  theestateol the .late Marcus.Qppen  heimer, of Marcus, Washv,U. S. -A'-,  are requested to deliver the same tu  the undersigned at Phoenix, B. C,  not;latei than February 16,1903.  Y.'-R. 'B. JCerr, ������'.  Solicitor for the Executors,  Dining Room,  FmaxsT.. PHOENIX.  Tablo supplied with the beat to bo found  In tho market.  MABKL YOUNU.  Having   taken   the    Phoenix I  >Skating   Rillk  for the winter, 1 (  .hope to do business with all my(  old fiiends 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 Idr, ftuther announce-  Yinents.    They'll interestyou. .  ISeason Tickets:  For Men ���. !j  For Ladies ...  For Boys ........  vSkatinq Hours:  2:30 p. rin. to 4:30 p. m., and (  8 p. m; to 10 p, m. '  , (Mine time.)  -ROGERS,  Proprietor.  . W.  \w  hOOOOO-O-  Albin's News Depot is the place for  peiiodicalsofall kinds.  FOR  LADIES  Set Furs  Gloves and Mitts'  Silk Hoiseiy    ~  Fancy Handkerchiefs  Silk Blouses  French Dress Patterns  Slippers and Inliets  Fancy -Scarfs and Collars  Purses   -  Hair Brushes  Hand Mirrors  Cloth Gaiters  for Boys;  Toques v   ���  Sweaters j>  Ties and Bows /  Handkerchiefs      .  Gloves and Mitts  FOR MEN  Tics and Bows  Braces  Silk Handkerchiefs  Silk Mufflers      V  Y Cashmere Mufflers-  Slippers  Gloves, and Mitts  Sweaters  Cardigan Jackets  Smoking Jackets  ,  Dressing Gowns  Tobacco Jars  -;     FOR INFANT'S  Slippers  .  Hoods ���';'.."  Toques ���  Silk Bibs j  Mitts ���',  Spccia!--2 Singer Sewing Machines for Cash or Easy Terms.  .; Doniinion Averse, Phoepix, _B, (3r  �����  ttfc  .-W'f-  mm  ������fin>H--r��l!?r|ffl?."is>-*��i!t,< .rt! ^sS^vr????"  M  Tffi&i  mm  ��  m  "WJw -^  JcfSC.  m  m  v$$&&>  IR&  *$&  ���rWWaWB  .       FOR LADIES  Cushioii Tops  Pillow Shams  Bureau Scarfs  Sideboard Drapes  --Piano Drapes'"   ..  i*  Table Covers    .  Fancy Doilies "*  ChiiVaiVases  Cups and Saucers  Art Squares.  Rugs and Mats  Eiderdown Quilts  FOR GIRLS  Slippers  Gloves end Mitts  Hoods  Toques  Fascinators

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