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Array ;.l  *jt&  ���{d^it't^e  ,*-#,��� **<**" ,mm,m*.*_��- __*__*���   ^_,��^j^  y  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 380,000 Tons of  Ore in 1901* * <#  mm  Phoenix is the Centre  and. Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Deypted to the Interests pi the Boundary Mining District;  Vol. III.  TT"  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, KEUKJAKY ist,, r902.  No  I*.  _  The Big Stor  To him who  Waits   all things come at last, and to those, who have  waited for the radical reduction which mark the closing up of'one  season and the beginning of, a new, we can commend the splendid  Values offered here during our great Clearance Sale of  Low-McQuaid Stock  Glance over tkese offering's nr.d you'll find, something you want at  a saving of 50 per cent from regular prices., .,.��� ,   ._��  D_ATH=OF-  *- FATHER PAT  Pasicd Away in a Montreal  Hospital  ii.  HAD   THOUSANDS  OF  FRIENDS  .,,,.. Froze- to Death.'*  George Wells, a rancher holding a  pre-emption near Midway, where he  has been living alone for six or seven  years was found dead 'Monday between" Greenwood and his<ranch. He  was- it Greenwood on Friday, and  left for his home in the afternoon.  It is supposed he got benumbed with  the severe cold, fell off his horse and  died in the snow. Hp was about 50  years of age. '  PHOENIX  WAS ON TOP  IB DfPT.  Underwear,  Suits  Shoes  Hats  Top Shirts.  Ni ne Wax Rev. Heary Irwlr, .'a. tfiw~Wcll<  kauwa all Over SoMlbcaei British Caliin<  , Ma���Otlila. tip a Mca��ri_.'    :  fiannekttc*  J  Underwear  1  Flannelette  iWaists  Wrappers  Flannel Shirts '  Shoes    '*  Skirts    '  Underskirts "/��  COME and INSPECT Our. PRICES  We are Sole Agents for the D. A. Corsets, ask to sec Our Spceial  $1.25 Line, and he handle the Celebrated Bell Shoe for ladies^ that  you hear so much of. -     _ .' *'     " *   -   \ ,  I itlffl-  w-����.^jlLi�� J1*, ._*"U M+t  (0., li  <_ _ A&m-*r-���twrrr w s./  A  wn��i>^^  Convinc-  timent  ___���  saw,  5��^ ���  '^M$y  -.      fp <K��  V_*  1   �� t  ft  . is. the one based on the fact that;  the Best Quality of Goods at prices  as low, or nearly so, 'as you pay  for inferior goods- are * the most  profitable articles to buy* The  proof of this is the eating oi xmi  Standard Brands of Groceries *&<&  By careful selection and close buy-  ing we have been able to make  this argument a convincing one.  An investigation will pay. _�� ��^ ^  > Jus' a week ago word was received  in A'hwerfix that ,"(f^ier I'at;," (Rev,  ll.liwin) had died a few days pre-  viouslyin a hospital irf"MonTre.i|,"both  his feet,having .been Irozch. It seems  llie irony-ol fate tliat a in in who had  braved lor )ears the sevcicst storms in  1 lie iflCuntainji of- British Columbia,  while ministering to isolated miners or  ptospectors, should". himWlf pass away.  No details'have-yet been .received ol  the goo'rf man's takfng off.  Piobably no man in this section was  bet^cror. picjr.e favoi^bjy. known  than  wasr*__lher Pat," as'lie was called by  the thousands of those who met him.  He was a graduate 'Ol Oxford College,  and was ordaiped   in  the Church  of  England in 1883.     He came to New  Westminster in 1885, and 440k charge  of the missionary work of the diocese,  which'then  included the mining  districts of the Kootenays.     In the early  days of Rossland he made his  head-  quarters in that camp,  but as it  settled up he moved   to the  Boundary,  and was copstantly  going  bade  al)(j  forth doing good all through the coun  try, . ^Heh^da.large heart,.iphrch en  deared'hirh to the hardy men  of the  mountains, to succor or assist  whom  no' privation on his part was too great.  MawLawd many a time he has been  known to walk _o,-.or��-3o,^-or 40 miles  in all kinds of weather to minister to a  ���nan reported to-be sick 01 in want.  Arrangements are' being made by -.1  committee in Kossland to raise tunds  for a memoiial lor Father Pat, subscrip  tions to be limited-to $ 1 each.  Oeo. Riley for the Ca'anoe*.  The bye-election for the,' seat made  vacant in the house of commons' by  the retirement qCCoJ, Prior, 'was held  at Victoria Tuesday. l'l{he election  resulted in a victory for George Riley,  liberal, by 421 majority over Frank S.  liurnnrd, conservative. , Jliley is the  first liberal sent to Ottawa by Victoria.  In  Two   Good   Games  ��� Hockey.. ,  of  BEAT GRAND FOKKS SECOND TIML  Wak Wat Crowded, and a Spleadld Ounr  Was Ihe Rewiil-Janlore Old Up Ihe  Greenwood Boys Last Satarday.  City and DistHct  I  l>r. Matliison, dentist, Greenwood  Both 'phones.  ,  J.y. Reeves  lelt on  Wednesday's  train foi Revelstoke.  is  issuing  BOUNDARY MINING; NOTES.  Duiing thelast week the price ol  copper has stiffened appreciably and  still higher quotations are anticipated  in the near future.  It is expected that the second fum  ace at the Mother Lode smelter will  be competed and ready to treat ore  by the fiistof March.  The large crusher for the Mother  Lode mine, Deadwood camp, has arrived and preparations for getting it in  running order are being pushed so as  to make it available 'tor crushing a  larger output.  Corrected returns for the B. C.  mine output for 1901 show ttfat ex  actly 47,517 tons of ore were sent out  last yeai���just 112 tons more than the  Pioneer's estimate. ���>* The mine was  closed -Tuesday.*-* ." " *-'r^ ~  MASQUERADE SKATINQ SAJlNtVAL.  J  Co-ne. Store.  Merry frowd at  Ihe R_k  Las^XiiBrsday  *''"���'.."       : \ NIllUV "'       ^'���\;i.  {I'huTsday night's:;Ji.rst masquerade  cafl'jiVal 6f;theseaiB^.was^a'gireat' success, and the'rink was crowded with  merry ma"s(juers,- sohie coming., from  .Greenwood and Midway." The brass  band rendered good music, and the  prize.conuiiittee, consisting of Messrs.  Hemenway, Williams and DreVer,  awarded the following prizes:  Best Ladv Skater�����5 in gold, by  W.  8. Macy<fe Co.-1-Miss Hawthorne. . ���    ' :  Best Gentleman Skatei���Jf6 in gold, by  Joe (iilli8.���Mr. Dill, Greenwood.  Best Lady's Costume���Silk waiBt pattern, vrtlne$12, by Hunter-Kendriok Co ,  Ltd.���Miss Richards;  Beat 'Gentleman's Costume���Dressing  case value, $15, by the rink.���Win. McMillan. ,    ..'  ^Best Sustainepd'Character���Dreeping  aet,   vaiiie,   $10,   by   tlie   rink.���Mrs.  Abliott.    Beat Representative of Any Trade-  Pair hockey skates; value, 0, by Mori in.  riiompeon (Ss Co.���John MuKae.  Befit Comic Character, tientleman���  Pair shoes, value, $5, by Win. Hunter  Co., Ltd.���D. Ross,     ���_.-���.  Best Comic Character, Lady���'Pan  vases, valne, $3, by Win. Hunter Co.  Ltd.���Mrs Jjio. Rbrdan.    ���  Gentlemen's Kace^Kbony; brush si-i  value,   s;6,   by   tbe   link.���Mr.   Dill,  Greenwood.  Ladies' Rac*���Leather <3resBin_ <w>,  valin-, 512, by the rink.���Mi_ Haikett  .Girl��' Raw���Atomizer  aii't periuni ,  value, S2. by the rink.���Mi^C. Haekeli.  B ys' Rare���(^old cuff links, value, |3,  by the riuJu���John Graham.  H/N. Galer, o< the Granby smelter  was in town .Thursday.  ���   The City  of Coidmbisi  $41,000 in debentures.  Monday morning it jv.is 25   degrees  below zero at Columbia.    -  The Phoenix Hockey Clu'b boys are  looking for more fields' to conquer.  "The plumbers of Phoenix have been  looking happy during this cold snap.  Mrs. J. L. Parker spent several days  with friendt in Greenwood this week.  The new Granby cottages, built this  fall and winter, ate about to be occupied.  " Rev. G. B. R. Kjnney, B. A., spent  last Sunday in Kaslo, returning this  week.  The Misses Flewelling spent several  days in Greenwood this week, visiting  triends. ;  March 4th the Enid Martin Com  ,pany wili give a concert in. the Congregational church.  . F. R. ,YaijaC,WM^��n?lAVash;r:bas  been appointed U. S. '.inspector of  customs at Grand Forks.  Ernest Escalet, who has conducted  restaurants all over ttie Boundary and  in Republic, has reopened iiv Ross  land.  The regular monthly meeting ol  Greenwood Tyi>ographieal Union No.  358 will be held at- Grand Foiks tonight.  A dance' for the benefit of the  Chuich of England, Greenwood, was  held'in Si Jude's hall .Wednesday  evening.  The C. P. R. is about to ^increase  its capital stock by $20,000,000, 101  ihe purpose ol making general im-  pioveineiits.  ReV. Munro, ol Nelson, preached to  good auiiient es in the Congiegaiional  church last Sunday, exchanging pulpits  with Rev. Reid.  Mrs. F. L. Cock, who has been  spending the wintei with her mothei  at Nanaimo, is expected to return to  Phoenix in a week or two.  J. W. Mclntyre, formerly connected  with the job department ot the Pioneer,  but, latterly with the Grand Foiks  News, has gone to the coast.  Wednesday evening about 40 Odd  Fellows gave a complimentary dinner  to David Whiteside, at 'Black's Cafe,  on the occasion' of his removal to  Rossland.     ;.; /;}./  The old Rumberger water system,  recently tiiken over by the Phoenix  Water Supply Co., Ltd., has been hav  ing a hard fight with Jack Frost this  last week. j  Members of the. Phoeniv Curling  Club have been most successful in  working up enthusiasm over the ijame,  .and. there are* some excellent players  among them.  Mrs. Burnett and Mrs. Jenkins, who  formerly conducted the Brooklyn Cafe,  have charge of the Stemwinder dining  room, and Mullin Bros, are now in  charge'of the rest of the house.  W. B. Cochrane moved this week to  the office formerly occupied by David  Whiteside in the Bank block. Mr.  Cochrane also lately moved into the  residence recently purchased by him  on Brooklyn avenue.  ������' Next Friday afternoon, from 3 to 6,  Rev. J. M. Millar, pastor of the Presbyterian church, will be at home to  the friends of the work at the new  manse, at the corner of Grey Eagle  avenue ?nd Second street.  kast Saturd ty night, Prof. Paul  Kauffmann, while on his way to  Greenwood was thrown from his sleigh  near the milk ranch, caused by1 his  horse shying., He was bruised up  some, and the horse -had to be killed.  List Satnrday Mr. Barlow, of.Phoer  nix, we:it to tyurthpoit, summoned by  the sad intelligence that his sister,  Miss Jennie M. Barlow, had taken  suichnine and died the day before,  ihe funeral was held Tuesday in  Spokane, where Mrs. W. H. Lee, of  Phoenix, another sister, is residing for  the winter.  Last week Friday, as the Pjoncer  was going to press, tliq Phoenix Hockey  Club was Hying conclusions with., the  puck experts of Grand lorks for. the  second time this year, the event taking  place at the Phoenix rink. Notwithstanding the severity of the below zeio  weather, the rink was crowded uith  interested spectators, the Grand Kgiks  club having arrived f>om the Smelter  City on a special train, for ��hii h 65  tickets had been sold. The ice was  in good shape, and all the players were  anxious for the fray. The final ,score  was 10 to 5, in favor of the Phoenix  club.  The players were lined upas follows:  Phoenix. Position.   Gram) Forks.  ^towe Goal Codiratie  L\ ons    Point - )ui'k��oi>  Strinzel  Cover Point ���..���..Grain  McArthur...... .-Rover Brown, eapt.  Coles Right Wing .McQueen  Monk, capt..-.. .Centre Bakei  EwiiiB  Left Wing:,.." Niles  H. McPhereon.. Umpire..Dr, McDonald  Tne referee was Mr. Che'sterton,   ol  Greenwood, and the time-keepers weie  W. X. McDonald and E L." Burden.  Both teams were in excellent condition, and the playing was fast'and  .uiious from the beginning. The  Grand Forks boys had been beaten' un  their own< rink the week"' before!,"and  they were particularly" aTixioTis to"*"even  thitig-rup a little, especially as they are  figuring on playing Sandon,' Nelson  and Rossland and a lew other clubs,  and wished a record ol winning behind  them. But the fates were against them  this time, and while they put up an  excellent game and did some splendid  individual playing, they did not seem  to woik together like the players on  the home team. At the end of the  first half the scoie stood 6 to 3, in  favor of Phoenix, and the final score  was in the same ratio, or 10 to 5.-  After the game the visitors were  tendeieu a banquet at the Dominion  House, where Manager Gillis put up a  good spread. With Dr. Boucher as  chairman, and J. F. Hemenway as  toastmaster, a couple of houis were  most pleasantly passed, toasts, songs  and speeches following each other 'n  quick order. About two o'clock the  special train pulled out, and the Grand  Foiks boys were not backward   in  e.\-  , , ,. CITY SCHOOL .REQUIRES S2,l*   ,  Thisirthe Estf_��e^K3TrorT_i"iirreaj  ,.    . Vear..  A meeting oi.the new school board  was held last, Mondav, for the purpose  of preparing and submitting an, estimate of the expenses of the Phoenix  public sehool.for the year 1902.  J osiah Stirrett, was . elected chairman  and D. J. Matheson, who has been on  the board' for'several years, secretary.  I'ke following estimate was made to be  submitted to thecity'council  Pri icipal's nalary'   Stvoiwl teacher's salary   Janitor'/;.... ���.���...'.���..;   Scavenge r.....'....."':.'.. .*.  ��Fuel....!..<: ;....   ��� Insurance, and incidentals.  CROWN "/j  IS SHIPPING  Sending Ore to Both Boundary-  Smelters.  .(1,080  . 7KT  00  "'45  , ���'00  ��� ..' 76  ���'    -Total1.'.'./.. :<.'...���. V..:|2,100  The average attendahce'for the last  quarter of 1901" was 69, and as the  government allows $20 per.tpupi) in  cities in the class with - Phoenix, this  will give this city a grant for the first  quarter of 1902 on the basis of $1,380  per year. As the attendance is now  over 90 regularly, this .grant ..will ac  cordingly be increased for the second  and succeeding quarters of the year.  But even so, the trustees * estimate  that the city will have to provide for  an average deficit of $500 for the year,  l'hey wish to urge upon the parents of  the city the necessity of' making the  attendance as large as possible, so as  not to have to draw on the city treasury, which is' in none too plethoric a  condition. The school board is also  lacing'the need of another room in'the  i.ot'cfktant future, if the present rate  of increase continues.  80N6 TAKEN OUT IN DEVELOPMENT  it  Cmm* Fum the IM-Foat Level, aatf  There - Seeatt (a Be Ceai'deraMe of  It-Ore 9-akers Arc Fall.  ANNUAL MEEl|pN_ LAST MONDAY.  Was Held by St. Andrews Preskyferlaa Coa-  irefillea.   .  ��� Last Monday evening the annual  meeting ol the Presbyterian church  congregation was held, when new  officers weie elected, and the work ol  .the organisation far the past year was  reported on by the different societies  connected with the church. Generally speaking,'the" "reports, were satisfactory and showed^steady progress in  the work of the church." The follow  ing officers were elected to serve the  congregation lor the ensuing year:  Secretary, A. P. McKenzie; treasurer, J. E. Mills ; managers, William  Dey, M. H. McQuarrie, Albert Fraser,  J. W. Hannam, j'. I. Patterson and  George S. McKenzie.  A. P. McKenzie made the following  financial statement for the preceding  year, to December 31st :  RECEIPTS.  Balance on hand, Dec. 81,1900- .|    76 26  General collections- 1,315.10  Ladies' Aid Society, contribution 430.00  Christian Endeavor Society " 50 00  Augmentation    225.00  Dressing   their   appreciation  of their  treatment by the local club.  The Phoenix club is aitanging foi  other games with well known clubs,  and it is expected that a game will be  had with Nelson before long.  Total  $2,096.35  EXI-KN8ES  Pastor's stipend   $1,039 00  Kurnislnngs, etc.,"      430.00  Oigimist     104 00  Paid on last years accounts ...     150 00  Kiiel, lfchtingaml miscellaneous    214 47  JUNIOR HOCKEY MATCH.  Phoenix  Took ibe Greenwood  Boys  Dow'o  the Line,  Not to be outdone by their elders,  the Phoenix Junior Hockey Club went  down to Greenwood last Saturday  afternoon, to try conclusions with the i  junior hockeyists of that town, and  had an interesting game, which resulted in a victory for the Phoenicians, by  a score of 5 to 3. The referee was H.  R McPherson, and the teams were  as follows:  Phoenix.       Position.    Greenwood.  MrKelvv. Goal............White  McAnhSe. ..Point .Hunter  S. Graham..-.Cover Point Medill  .liieger    Centre..Barber,captain  ,L Graham...Left Wing     Huff  'lainer... _ Right Willi:  .. ..Clerf  iiuuer, eapt.. .Rover Russell  Ross  .Spare   Of course the Greenwood boys are  anxious lor revenge, and a return game  is being arranged for on the Phoenix  rink either loda> or some time next  week.  Cash on hand Dec. 31, 1901  158.88  Total $2,096 35  Mr. McKenzie also made the following statement of the assets and liabilities of the church :  '     '      '        ASSETS  Church building, etc., value .. .$4,500.00  Furnishings ;       05.00  Organ    150.00  Manse and lot, value ;.. 1,425.00  Total $6,170.00  UAiiiMTiES  I<oan on church... $ 700.00  Loan un Mausc      700 00  Balance due contractor. 235 00  NVe at hank ;..     250.00  After an intermission of more . than  a-year, the Golden Crown mine, in  VV��ilington_campi:tibout twp miles and  a half from Phoeiii,x, has once more  joined theljst' of' Boundary shipping  mines, and Manager Duncanson, in  charge of "the work ,^'at the *~pr7perty,  expects to continue shipments more or  less regularly from now on. The ore  thus far sent out has gone to. the  Greenwood and Granby smelters. The  ore bunkers of the mine are lull, holding in the neighborhood of 400^' tons,  the ore having been taken out in the  course of development, as nothing, in  the way of stoping has been done since  work was resumedrecen-ly by the reorganized company.  Mr.  Duncanson   was   in  the city  Thursday, and stated, to  the  Pioneer  that the work now being done at the  Golden Crown was of an, encouiaging  chiracter,  and   some   excellent   ore  bodies were being .exploited.   The ore  now being taken  out  was not being  sorted/and was coming from the  100-  foot level.   On this  level, when Mr.  Duncanson took charge, he began at  the face of the west drift, .which was  25a feet from the shaft.    He drifted  60 feet and then crosscut the ore body  11 feet.   Then the drift was extended  42 feet, and a crosscut was run for. 30  feet'    At'thVend   of this" crosscut  more drifting'on the ore was  done . to  the extent of 62   feet    Here a raise  has been  started, "which  is now  up  about 20 feet,' all in ore.    These workings is where the ore is  being" taken  from.  Other Work Beioc Done.  In addition to the development on  the 100-foot level in the Golden  Grown, other exploratory work is being  prosecuted. At the 150-foot level some  18 feet of drifting has been done,  which is in ore. Some work is also  being done on the 300-foot level of the  mine. Beginning at a point about 60  feet from the shaft, the level has been  driven about 25 feet in the serpentine  dyke that is the character of the rock  at that point.  During the year 1900, immediately  following the completion of the railway  track to the property, the Golden  Crown shipped steadily for some time,  sending about 2,250 tons of ore to the  Tiail smelter, from which satisfactory  returns were received. But the freight  and treatment rate was so high���about  $7.50 per ton or more���that it did not  leave much profit for the owners of the  mine, who had been working there for  several years. A little later the mine  was closed, and did not reopen til  after the reorganization on an assessable basis last fall. A force ol" 1S men  is employed at the property.  J. B. Boyle's residence, on Gospel  Hill, has been completed, and the  painters will be done with the Martin  residence on Old Ironsides  this week.  avenue,  For the last week the weather has  been so cold that but little curling has  qeen.going on at the local rink, but it  is hoped to get up a rink to attend the  bon'spielat Sandon, which will beheld  on the 17th iiut.  Last week Friday two games were  played with curlers from Grand Forks,  with the following results : Boucher,  skip, 14; Spenc r, skip, 10; Crawford,  skip, 9; Traunweiser, skip, 14. The  total. f the two was Grand Forks, .24;  Phoenix, 23.  1 .JL. . JU*"!  ��� 'Af  w  v&Z*       _.   ��� -rir*"-.r^rriv-.'-r'.V Vg~TT^f--^rer��i;ir/Mppi��tw;gy^.^^ -.mm\j-�� -  ISt 1  r-  ��  hwtK  If     "  ml  'v  V     U.I  >. =-,,  iW j  ��>>  ���. i'.  >/*  the ffloanx^orasft  IMMMMMIHmWIM^mHMIMHHlMMIM��M��  i The Canadian Bank of Commerce ;;  r' '  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  ji      _*      Rest, $2,000,000.  :: Capital, $8,000,000.      j��      -*  HON.CEO.A.COX,P��--��t. R H. VALKER. G��cr��I M_������.  J. H. PLOMMER. Arft Gto'l Man��g��r.  ;:fl. F. MYTTON,  Manager Greenwood  Branch  iMMHMMMKWmW^ri ������4^4W4  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUED ON SATCRDAV B\ THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ' AT PHOBHIX. B. C.  w. ���  Telephones  .WILLCOX. MftN*acn.  t Bt_lnet�� office No. 14.  (M��DBgrt'�� residence, No. 15.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCR.  Per Year- *' ����  , SI. MouUts ��� - - ��� '�����  To Porelaa Countries 3 *>  Ifvousre not�� subscriber to this paper, this  torn Invitation to vou to become cue. i  Advertislni rites Wrnished on Application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per tine.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertislnc- >  <UNION  Bel)  ..ALLFO-THBC. P. R.  Within the last week or-two articles  have been appearing in" certain   papers  in the province, with telegraphic date  lines, telling the dew; people all about  the dreadful "Coal Monopoly  in  the  "   Crow's Nest"     These articles have  -, appeared in the -Nelson Tribune ^and  ' the Vancouver, Province, and  & \few  other liberal newspapers, and  purport  - to come from Ft. Steele.   It is know!),'  - however, that the copy for these articles  was thoughtfully, furnished   in neat  typewritten form and sent to' those  ���"liberal journals'that it was thought  - would publish them.  ally for the openiug up of our immense  resources, and as long as the interests  if the people arc properly safeguarded,  such investments should berncouraged  in every poesible way.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  Father Pat is dead, having expired  Wednesday week in a Montreal hospital. Thousarfds are sorrowfully echoing the sentiment, "Peace to his ashes."  Jack Frost has been much in evidence of late, but not so much in  Phoenix as in other Boundary towns.  Phoenix is the warmest spot in the  Itoundary in the winter and the coolest  in the summer.    .  sunny clime of Southern Cal-  ilornia. He left his trunk and bulldog behind. Watch the fire fly when  he hits the trail in the land of roses  and dusky maidens."  *STRICTLY  BUSINESS*  Advertising is the keystone to (the  iirch of success. <���  Inserting an advertisement one  time is like ringing a door bell and not  naiting for an answer.  Men who advertise on a big scale  are generally also employee of labor  on a big scale.  Every persistent advertiser is adding  his energies t6uhe material wealth of  the country.  All methods of advertising are good.  It remains for the advertiser to find  out which method is best for his business.  This vein is a large one, and besides  a large body ot ore ol the ordinary  grade, carries a twelve huh .-streak of  high grade gold cop|>er ore I his ote  body is near the center of the property,  and is in alignment with the railway-  ledge, so that there is now, to all appearances, 700 feet in length of ledge  which can be called in sight   D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIEE,ACCIDFNI.  Commissioner f��r mill* VTltm* Its.  PHOfcMX, B. C.  a. scon,  CONIRACTOR AND BUILDER.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, U. C.  The interminable Boer and Philli-  pine wars still drag their weary lengths  along, with little of moment occurring  in the guerilla warfare that the struggles  have'now degenerated into. As subjects for' press dispatches, both are  giowing stale and flat.  .i'^,. 1 - * ...  it> r  ,' v ; 'From the nature of the treatment of  , - "the  subject  under consideration in  ^'^tnese articles, V10 one^will ever accuse  " James J. Hill with  having inspired  them,''for they are certainly inimical to  the interests which he is trying to ac-  <"   quire a portion'of, if "he has not already  - done so, in East Kootenay. Therefore,  -'thereis but one other source from'  '''which such special pleading" is likely  ' tb have emanated, viz., the'C. P. R.'  , 'About a year ago, when the  interests ,were trying to -get a  Hill  charter  -    - .   1  to build a branch line of" railway >. into  the East Kootenay* coal fields from the  ,American tside, everything possible was  r done'to hinder the the granting of the  1 ^charter, and the patriotic cry was sung  in every key known, the changes beinj��  ,rung in daily and,'weekly. *\Ve were  told that when this road was built the  - smeltingJndustry of the province was'  sure to be at the mercy of the so-called  . merciless "Jim" Hill, because he would  -r-notrforsoothrallow-us-to-have such.  '-��� coal and. coke -as we needed. This  . bogie was served up in every  conceiv  ',able way., >The charter .was (granted,  however,1 >vith-proper safeguards for  " British Columbia's interests.!    -  To build or not to build. That is  the question for 1902 for the V., V. _  E., and the projected Similkameen  railway." With moderate encouragement, there can be no doubt the question will be answered in the affirmative.  After seven months' struggle, the  Rossland Miners' Union has declared  the strike off at the Le Roi mine. Ap  parently, however, neither the union  men nor the mine managers seem to  have much use for Bernard Mac-  Donald.     " '  The liberals of the province will  meet in more or less solemn conclave  next week at Vancouver, and will try  to pat Joe Martin on the back, in preference to having his enmity. It's a  good wager, however, that the wily  Joe has many a trick in reserve in hjs  sleeve yet. He's the hardest man to  down from Montreal to Vancouver.  1  Many are asking the ^question  now,  however, why the C P. R. should _e  'dragging the matter up 'once more,  '���wh'eh'itwVas' thought to  have   befcn  settled.    But the answer is apparently  simple., The Ci P. R. is merely plan-  ' ning a campaign to stir up public feeling in regard to that portion of the  Crow's Nest Pass coal lands,  which  are yet held in reserve, jsa-that-wheri  -the time'comes, these lands, may be  -   held in the control of the great Canadian railway company or its friends.  F WHAT EDITORS SAY .  No one complains here because the  Dominion government is doing what  it thinks will ilevelop the East. 'Ihe  complaint is that it is doing nothing  to develop the West���Colonist.  The Victoria personal government,  composed almost wholly of spoilsmen,  pure and simple, must be dethroned,  at all hazzards, if the interior is ever to  get justice in representation. Until  this is done, no stable government can  be established for any part of 'the province.���Columbia Evening Sun.  -'The present condition of the jiro-  vincial government is a strong argument in favor of party lines. What  British Columbia needs just now is a  government that is responsible to some  party.���Cranbrook Herald.  British Columbia's mineral output  last year was valued at $20,000,000,  berng an inciease of 25 per cent, over  1900 The remarkable increase is the  more satisfactory * because of the  country being smitten with a scourge  of croakers.���Slocan Drill.  ���>���.tf8r,\-  ,     'ft t&. fj  <__ \W\\  i_Srsr    '   '  Ofcourse,  the articles referred  fo  profess the loftiest and most disinterested motives, and from  the standpoint  .of the writers are certainly Jnost in-"  ygeniously'gotleifop. --.But they areT'in  Vahe interest of th�� C-P�� R.  nevertheless, and those acquainted  with"' the  facts are not hoodwinked by the specious arguments advanced.    As showing that there is really little cause  for  alarm, we have yet  to hear  that  the  management of any of the independent  smelters of the province are  worrying  over the possibility of the fuel supply   being cut   off.  1  , Probably no corporation has done  more for the development of Canada  than the C P. R., especially in the far  western portion of.the Dominion, At  the same time the company has been  -assisted liberally by both provincial  and Dominion governments. It is in  first class financial condition, and is a  ^piofitoble institution. But that is no  reason why it should have a monopoly,  in rttlways or otherwise. We need  morerailways and more capital gener-  { PROVINCIAL NOTES .  On February 26th the Associated  _B_oards of Trade of Southeastern British Columbia will meet at Kaslo.  Crofton is the name of the new  town on Vancouver Island, where Jas  Breen is erecting a smelter to treat the  ore of the Lenora min��� The place is  named after the largest owner of the  mine.  ���- According to estimates of the new  truste&rit'wiH require about $13,000  to conduct the public school system of  Rosslarid for 1932.  The tracklayers on the Great North  em branch into the Boundary have  reached a point 14 miles from Cas  cade, or seven miles below Hall's Ferry.  It is expected that the rails will reach  the Ferry by February 1st and Cascade March ist.  The Grand Forks Driving Park and  Atnletic Association has decided to  hojd a race meeting on July ist and  and next, when $5,000 will be'offered  in prizes. The construction of a permanent race track to cost $io,oo"o will  be commenced early this spring.  Kill ol Mm Needed.  The kiijd of. man needed at the head  of provincial affairs is thus described  by the Sandon -Paystreak :  T|ie province of British Columbia  needs a man at the head of its govern-  mem; who will*build the C.ast-Koot  enay'road with money raised on the  credit of the province of British Columbia. This road might be ojierated by  the province or leased to the highest  bidder.' Next, the province of Br tish  Columbia needs a man at the head of  its government >vho will build a gov-  ernment lead smelter and refinery and  operate'these institutions in such a  way as to rescue the lead niinint industry from the grasp of the United  States smelter tiust. Next, the province of British Columbia needs a  man i|t the head of its affairs who will  turn back every Chinaman who lands  on our shoies  ''; Sblpplnc Mica lo Enfl-od.  The, British Columbia Review of  London, Eng, chronicles the fact that  a shipment of mica had lately been  received there from" near Revelstoke,  in this, province. The quality, adds  the Review, is said to be unusually  good and the deposit is to be worked  on a |arge scale. Mica deposits, where  the product is of the better kind, are  quite valuable. There is a deposit in  Cariboo which is said to be the largest  known in the world. Sheets of unusual  size, almost as clear as glass, can be  obtainad from it. The inaccesibility  ol the deposit^ however, p revents ,it  iiom being utflired. When Cariboo  is given railway facilities the deposit  will be worked and another important  resource added to those of the province.  A HINT TO MERCHANTS.  A Sure Way to  Increase the  Valume ol  Business.  I hej'ioneer desires to drop a hint  to merchants for.this year. Boundary  is rapidly increasing its output, and  the importance of telling the people  what you have is increasing. It is  impossible to compete successfully in  any line of business unless attention is  paid to this feature. And when you  advertise do it light. Advertise with  life and activity. Talk to the point.  Tell the people what you want to sell,  and show why they should buy.  Change your tads. Give the same  careful attention to this feature of > our  business that you do other features  It is no longer any use to argue that  advertising does no pay. Practicil  experience has demonstrated that it  does pay,*and pays big.' The question  is to handle it properly. The Pioneer  is lead _y hundreds of people each  week It'will pay any man, if he is  only selling peanuts, to use its columns  to talk to the people. Try it, and do  it judiciously.  H. S. CAVLCV. W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE.  Solicitors, Etg. ,..  PHOENIX, B. C. ''  -    House and Lot for Sale * ���  ' on Old Ironsides Avenue^  Reasonable amount down,  balance monthly payments  at 8 per cent per annum.  This is a snap.     If you  mean business,  AppiyV^w. H. BELL, VirOL  THE DRUGGIST.  JOE DERHAM  - General  Blacksmith  Bpecl.il Attention to Horse Shoeing  .1  NKAK TI1K KINK  Dominion Avenue,    -    WOlfm '  D. WHITESIDE,  Barrister & Soliciiok,  Bau- Mock.  >      PHOENIX, B. C.'  B. KERR, 1 .;>"  Barrister and Solichor,'     ���  notary public. '  PHOENIX, B.C.  King Edward lodge, U.D.  '     A. F. and A.M.     '"  Regular communication 8 p m. i Sec  ond Thursdaj or each month  Kmergeut meetings as called, MMOniC;  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Block. ,  INO. V. HBMKNWAV  Secretary.  F. L COCK  W. M.  I. 0. 0. F.   Snow ,  Shoe Lodge, No. 46.  \fpr-ts   everv  Monday Eve at  Hardy-  McKenzie   'Hall-     Vifitine    Brethren  Cordiallv Inuted.   R- A. Scorr, t��. b.  '   Walteb S. Cook, Rec.Sec.'  WJf. FLKUIKG, Pres.  PHOENIX AEIIE,  NO. 158.  Meetings on Tues  day 8 jo p m. at  Miners' Union Hall.  Visiting     brethren  cordially imitcd^  R. I.   BOVD. Secy  Phocilx Itilttio. 28,  -right. ����� Py-ias.   ,  Meets ciery Tuesda) ulght  at 73a p. m , Miners' Onion  Hall.  '���i-tMiiiig.remrerf'wllcrirne*  R.A.SCOTT, C C    1    -  D J.MATiiEbON. K  R. S.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. U.. tl Phecaix.,  Meets Tuesday  nn;ht8, 8;3<> o'clock at  Miners' Union Hull. .  s V. Palmbk,  President.  Miss < lark,  Secretary.  Those desiring help apply to secretary.' '"hone30  GIBSON & VAN SKI 1  SHAVING PAKI.O' -  a^d BATHROOM.  P_5��M. C  Graves-Williams Block,cor.  First and Old Ironside*Ave,  Phoenix  Skating  Ml  NOW OPEN  -   Lighted by  Electricity.  SEASON TICKfcr?.  For Mrs : 17.00  ", Ladikb.   .. BOO  '  ". Bovh 30d  I  Transient 25 centf.   ,  SKATING HOURS:  J  2 00 pm. to4.00 p.m.,  8 p.m. to 10 p.m.  i   ^.   i-�� ��� .       ���       *  Old IronsideB.Time.  't     ���   * j.      / i     lit  Corner &;Prendergast  ,   ..    .1 PROPRIETORS,,  ! Phoenix Home Btewecf       |  Lager Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven tlie^est ai)d has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities ,  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Comet Stond&d, Ave. am* Banner St.. Phoenix-  I  V  Do you want the r^N*..?. i  Best Dry Woo4?  Tamarack and Fir, per cord, $3.75  Steve Wood , " ," ,  4.50  Tfiiee Kicks, "   $5.00 ;  '    DELlVFRFI) AT YOUR DOmR.  J   James Moran  Go to the  PALACE LIVERY -JJ_  f^  STABLE ��W��M turnout.  We keep a well stocked stable of Diiving and Saddle  horses which are well suited lor long diives. Special  attention given to sleighing parties. ��� .���   ,  Light and Heavy   COLLINS & McOlLUS  Transfer. proprietors.  _��  m  i--_  -_���  PAUL KMJFFMAriN,  * Proprietor  PIANOS, ORGANS,VIOLINS AND  -vj>< Large and Small Instrument* at Right  Price*  FULL UNE OF SHEET MOB S  Music Furnished , for BaUc,  Parties or  Receptions on Short Notice.  Copper St., Greenwood, >B. C.  LE ROI STRIKE SETTLED.  With  Gone to the Oraage Pelt.  R. T, Ixwery, of the New Dapver  Ledge, has gone south for the health.  He announces his departure this way  in the last issue of his paper: "The  editor has   gone o�� a trip   to   the  Rossland Miners Union Makes Terms  Management.  The negotiations that have been going on for the past week between John  H. Mackenzie, manager for the I���  Roi mine company and the executive  board of the Rossland Miners' Union,  were successfully completed this afternoon.  This only applies to' the Le Roi  mine.  Negotiations are being carried on  with the other mining companies of  the camp which have been affected by  the strike but they, are not yet com  pleted.  Working men io outside camps arc  advised to keep away from Rossland  for the present, as there are more  union men at the present time here  than can secure employment until a  settlement has been effected with the  other?, uiining companies.  Executive Committee   Ro.sland  Miners' Union, No. 38, W. _. M.  Frank E. Woodside, Secy.  Rossland, Jan. 24th, 1902.  Wi-nltM*'* New Find.  An important strike has been  reported   to have been made on  the  ioo-foot level of the Winnipeg  mine  ____H__a-M  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & GILMAN  t   VANCOUVER. B   C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS.  '   ����� hi  '.I  E  > >d   ��� w        1  ."' __rtf_oftl  '���!  WELTER'S,  iNTEfiNATIOHAL  Dictionary  A Dictionary of ENGLISH.  Blofraphy. Geography, FlctUn, *tc  New PlMos Throughout  25,000   New Words  Phrases,   and    Definition*  " Prepared,under the direct  ������.supervision of W.T.HARRIS >  Ph.D.( LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  , - competent specialists.  Rich Bindings ,  21*4, Pages  I   ,:' 5000 llluatratlena1-"  Smoke KELOWNA Union made  CIGARSS  . 'TfieTulehiiilioilalwit 'firstist'tied  ni'lSqo, ittccttdhip llic " Uy&brMged."  The A'e;u Edition of .the International  was issued in Oetoiei, 1900. ., Get tie  /litest nnd best  ���>��� - Wt al-to publish  Webster's    Collegiate ' Dictionsry  with Glosxaty ol Scoui��li Worth and Phrases.  " First etas' in- rfjualttj'; second date rh tire."  Specimen "pas".clc- o! t��ln  'books sent on  npplication.  G.-C.MER&IAM CO.  Publlstbers  -iSprlrigfl.td^MaaB.  TIIK  VANCOUVER ASSAY OVPICK  Itst.lblilhed 1890.  ji Mineral* Identified and Tliclr Valut* K��-  ^P,n""     FREE OF CHARGE.  ' Hiuc You a Pleee of Doubtful Rock?   Just  I Mail it to us.  Trial Shipments Tested.  Up to 4000 lb. Pulp Samples Checked  ������-T-Ageiit for���r  PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sample  R. GREIGER,  ManagcV OCm-  GREENWOOD  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (Back of Postoffice.) .        1   '  _________  & Tinning  J__tB���HD9  Phoenix, B. C��  ���^^\iMtt Ufa bu &ftyl/  Tea/  *<���&.  4*i  3  PHOENIX  _E       -'   " '   -^-^ ��� '���^ -*  FREIGHT AND EXPRESS RECEIVE  iPROMPT ATTENTION.;  STAGE ^P DRAY LINE  3  _i  **&&'* 1  ^m  GREENWOOD STAGE LEAVES 8 A.JW AND  I P M.   'SUNDAYS I P. M. ~:  ��Cc*_��_l��^ _���������� _W  THONE NO, 6. , ' - - GEO. P MURPHY. Manager  _5  i  __  2  i^iU^u_.6^-ikUi.u^-iUU-.>--ii^i.u..-Uc,-^  Maplfe Lcof  HotCt   Old Ironsides  Ave.  m  Clio<i'c(Wiiie". Liquors and Cii?8r�� alwo>s in b,  stock. Boaid l>v dnv 01 wt'<k. One trinlanu I1  you will reiiieiiiiiei The Mnple Uat Poiever.        ^  ���mi k Mcdonald, "Props..  PHOENIX ,vft  ���  s 4  ��0tfSO��>.��>��9*)-e��>l��90_90��O0��9��  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HpAD OFFICE FOR POUNDA-RY <:R>.EK, GREENWOOD, B. C.  HEADQUARTtRS, NELSON, B. C.  i  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Sloran City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascac e,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  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Your Patronage-So.  9*909999999 ���* 99999-  J V.fcN. BUILDING.OPP0SITK  |     - Black's Hotel. Dominion "Ave.  J   Branch:   LAIRD'S flAR-  |   BER SHOP, Upper Town.   Phone Ko. 64  X����^��.��M.| IIIMMHIIIMIIMIIIIIIH ..���������������������������<  ' '      \ >  1. 1 ... I. I >��� I ........i....**. HllltlHIIIMM. *. * lllllllttl  .���.���..������..*.....!  9*'9999**999999999**999*99-999999*9)l9***999*9*9*99-9��  jlJo^Bottling Works]  _  JAS.McCREATH. Prop. .  joHcnja. fines, fleer and Cigars ���  THE COPPER  SITUATION  Some  Facts   In   a  Guesses.  Sea   of  LOW COSf OF BOUNDARY COPPER  British CotoaMa Kit N6tbin. *��� Fear, as  II Cm Prog.ee Re. Metal u Vbeap  it the Ui'ted Sutei.  > ORDERS   BY   TELEPHONE ;  <    '(    ,:- ������'     PROMPTLY FILLED. ,  80 X, H AOBNT9 FOR RKICHSfiUKr.I,KN SKI.TKK8' BLVK  I.ABKl.BRAND THE MOST HBAI.THFUI. AND KKPKHSJI-  1NO  OF.MINKKAl. WATKR8.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  -?4  -   (  '"5_  '*_=  ";.tf*  r><��v  s  n  1 '.sit  _i_i  1  *  iS  1  1,  JF^kbbS  ���)  ���)  (���  111  ���)  $i  ���)  ^__  ���)  J  ���3  *rMr  ���)  fl_PPM_S  ���)  ���)  ifl  ���  ���  *> MAXUFACTURERSOKALL KINDS Of  ROUGH AND : DRESSED XUMBER ,  .it   M.. '.       ' -   *    * . .  -    ,-���,/������ ' ' .  . '    ��� , ��� , Ol'FICK AND YARDS        , } , ,r      ��  ROSSI.ANO, GREENWOOD, CASCADE'and PHOENIX, B. C.  m^MW^eWeW^m^^  \  HOUSEHOLD  NEW  Utdertifclat  ���ad Embalmlni  IN this line we are in a better position  than eypr tq supply tlie  witfits of the  Public of Phoenix. '    .  UMeislcrlnj i Specially  j CLARK <a BINNS,   r~���Om> Ironsides' Ave.  /  tin*?  ,m  FASHION  UVERV..  Knob Hill Avenue [  FRASER & COLLINS,  Tklkphonk No. 10. PROPRIETORS  The deel iration of a one per rent,  dividend on the shares of the Amalgamated Com 'any���which by the way,  is capitali7.1l at $i55',6'bo,ooo���has  given the b -��rs their quietus, and copper in the United States market is  again climbi jj the golden stairs, says  an exchange. New York stock quotations on the vst Dec, were 15V., or  a recovery of something like 58 points  during the List week ol the month,  and those wise ones who know, maintain that copper will again be king. So  much from a stock exchange point of  view.  Explanation!:, solutions, or whatever  they may be termed, as to the sudden  drop in  the market,   have been  the  order of the day, and  the  "slump  in  copper" has almost become a stereotyped    expression.     Evidently    the  guessing contest���foi that  is  what  it  revolved itself into���did not solve the  riddle as to "when the Amalgamated  is not Amalgamated."   ���  Have Aa Object.  Wkethcr the surplus stocks  said to  be in the hands of the Amalgamated  Co., was represented or otherwise,  is  not of sufficient importance to necessitate the mine owneis of B.  C.  laying  in a stock of soothing  syrups.    It  is  well known that the  men  controlling  the destinies of this huge ti 11st are not  wanting 111 business acumen to the extent of allowing a drop of from   18  |o  la cents a pound, without a reason  wholly satisfactory to the wire pullers.  Stock rigging, gambling,  and  an  im  aginary surplus, (200,000,000 pounds,  that's all) will,'in the writer's opinion,  a.-count ior the action of such a  trust  \6 bear the market, and ity take advantage of the drop,  which they  had  brought about.    It seems  nure  than  probable, that some of those bears will -  be cornered yat. |  One is not likely to commit siich an  error as that of accusing the stock exchanges of having such a sensitive  aicessoiy as a "conscience, -to possess  which would be most inconvenient and  a nuisance. Nor would one go to  such a school to acquire business morality. These 'organizations are the  mills which the "Trust Gods" use to  grind their grist, large or small, as  controlling interests may direct and  money can cover up or blind adulterations; the millers get left occasionally.  Boundary's Advantage.  The excitement consequent on the  si'uation having somewhat cooled  down, we ran cainly leview ihe position of the p|>i��jviii(e as a coppei  piodurer, and the effect on such  euteiprises, piovidcd the miners had  to face a ten cent per pound market.  Asa matter of business economy,  we will lake our low-grade Boundaiy  ore, treated by the smelteis there assuming they put through 500 tons per  diem, of three- per rent, ore, which  would lie ,15 tons of copper, and sup  posing by way of illustration, coppei  to be at ten cents per |>ound, the gioss  letuins per day would be .$3,000, deduct s-y y$ fur working expenses, refining, etc., or roughly, seven cents per  pound, leaves a net margin of $1,000  per diem.  It's tiue the Rio Tinto people caii  produce copper for thiee cents per  pound, and perhaps less,'but the wages  paid account to a large extent lor this,  as 50 to 85-cents per day are the ruling wages paid in that part of Europe,  combined with other caiy conditions,  which ceilainly aie not obtained h> le  as yet. However, the jCalumet and  Hecla, and the Anaconda, who can  produce copper at from, six lo eight  cents per pound, aie parallel cases to  those existing here, so that from these  sources we have nothing to tear aud  can more than hold our own.  The improved machinery and methods of treating, which aie used in  connection with the mine workings of  the proyince, enable our mine owners  to produce at a minimum cost; at all  events, as economically as our neighbors in the United States, if not more  so.  Profit-On 60 Cent Ores.  . At the Detroit Mining Co.,'Arizona,  according to Mr. Gordon MacLean,  the superintendent, they_can treat ores  valued at sixty cents a ton, at a profit.  If such is the case, British Columbia  with fuel, flux and mineral Ibccssed, as  it were, at her smelting points, possesses  advantages that place her far away  superior to her competitors on this  continent. Again, B. C. copper ores  mpstly carry fair gold values with other  by-pioducts of consideration, hence  will always be a good investment.  The fiscal'policy of the Dominion,  unfortunately, throws Jus nolens volens  into the U. S. market as' an outlet for  our production, and it is a matter ol  regret that a policy so entirely antago  nistic to the home countrv should be  maintained at the expense of the development of our re oure'es, which,  under reciprocal  conditions)  beneath  DOMINION POSTAL RETURNS.  Increase of Thirteen Million Let'ers Mc'led  Last Year.  Theie were 287, new post offices  open in the Dominion during the fiscal  year 1901, and 13,375,000 more letters  were carried than in the pieviousyear.  The number of postal notes issued and  paid during the ye.ir increased from  760,250 to 877,399, the aggregate  value of the )ear's issue being $1,459,-  015, an increase of $108,349.  During the year 506 new |K>stal note  offices were established, being an increase during thf year from 3,160 to  4,756. In'he money oider bruit I*:  76,102 more money oiders were issuer  than in the previous year. The v lu  of the money ordeis increased duri::i  the year, by $1,747,183 over last jeai,  and $4,874,000 over 1896. Theposia)  note and money order aggregated $19,-  4'5>273i ��" increase of $6,373,416  over 1896.  The department arranged during the  year with the United States a plan foi  the simplification of the 'exchange of  money oiders and postal notes between  these two countries, the result being  that an agreement was come to whereby the United States pays all money  orders and postal notes drawn on it by  the Dominion of Canada h the same  manner as if the orders were to be  paid by the Dominion itself. This  agreement practically adds lo the list  the names of .some 30,000 offices in  the United States upon which the  Canadian-Post Office Department may  now issue money orders' and postal  notes. Canada renders a similar service to the United States.  The amount deposited-, in the ^ post  office.savings bank at the close of the  year was $39,95o,8i2,'an inciease of  $2>44S>356, being'the largest balance  at the close of any othei year  The total revenue of the department  increas d during the year by $238,924}  Notwithstanding the reduced postage  to two cents at the close of two yeais  from the time this reduction took place,  the monthly levenue has grown to exceed what it had been under the high  er previously existing rates. The  deficit for the year is $416,183. In  1896 the deficit was $781,152.  Nitious oxide and oxygen for painless extraction of teeth at Dr. Math-  son's.    Both phones.   ��� *  BAKERY  BUSINESS   FOR   SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  <<._ Phoenix, B. C  MINER A I.  ACT  CERTIFICATE OF IMPRROVEMENTS.  KOTICK.  Cold Commissioner and Copper King Number ?  Mineral claim*, situate in the Kettle River  Slluiug Division of Yule District.  Wiiehe I.OCATED��� Iii Copper Camp,  Take notice <hat I Patrick J. 'D ennody, Free  Miners' Certificate' Kimber II405S3 for in)self  and aa agent for Thomas B. Garrison Free Miner*' Certificate Number B42601, Intend xlxty daya  Team date hcreofto apply to the Mining Recorder  fcra Certificateorirnpioveineutj. fui tlie purpote  of obtaining Crown Grants to the above cfnhns.  And further tal.c notice that action, under  ���iection 37, m ut be commenced before the [alliance oT such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 17th day of December 1901.  6-�� P.J DKRMODY.  .  irAMJYOX HOT SJ'HIXUS SANITARIUM  'X The moat complete U C _ I T U  ju the continent of North n E It fc I n  America. Situated midst D C C fl R T  .emery unrivalled for grail- ������ t w II n I  Irur. Hosting, 1'ishing aud Excursions. Kni-  lent Chyaiclaii and Nurse. Telegraphic com  niuiiicatlon with all parts of the world; two  nails arrive and depart every da/. Ita bath*  .'lire all nervous and muscular diseases; ita wal  rs heal all Kidney. I.iverand Stomach Ailments  Terms; J15 to f 18 per week, according to res-  reuce in hotel or Halcyon Hot Springe, Arr-  ��� w Lake B. C. ,  II. 0. MLOIKIi.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  'Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. aad Br**kl<i Ave.  J.  PRACTICAL HOUSK ASO.SlbN ,  FAINTER,   DKCORaTQR.  ETC.     r  ' ���   -     ���   ""'pWmmIx. B. C  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at Cfty  Clerk's Office  J��J6J*  PHOENIX, B. 6.  Phoenix V Bakery  C. W. GREER, Prop.  Phoenix Street, Opp. P.  O.  '��� Bread Delivered Daily to all  parts of the City.  Wben we aoy wc make good Bread  we are only repealing the worda of  our mauy customers. To the stranger  .' we aay, Try It and he convinced.  P1KS, CAKUS. COOKIKS, DOUGH-  NUTS, Ktc.alffayaon hand.  Light Express in Connection  ,",..-       V.& N   PHONB, S3 .-' '  HAULING" ORE TO RAIL HEAD.  the flag, would give us the impetus  that is absolutely neces'sary for our  progression.  What Can One Expect ?  The foolish merchant' who refuses  to advcilise, then claims that advertising doesn't nay is like the farmer who  starved his cows and then complained  ol the quality of milk'the) were giving.  It's food foi thought at least.  Read the Pioneer for district news.  A City of Wonder  Progress-arid Pros,  perity.  HE development'of the Coal Mines, the  installation of water, electric light  and power^ plants are already arranged for.  The development by the Ashnola Coal Com-  panysof their property owned by the Toronto Syndicate and the equipment of tteir  mines has already been arranged for which  is a. guarantee of two large payrolls for  Ashnola. Lots in Ashnola are a safe investment and are now selling at from $50 to  $225, 25 per- cent in cash, balance in 3, 6  and 9 mor.ths without interest.  The Company's stock is now selling at par $t, on the following  io per cent. ��� down, balance in gi equal monthly calls with  non-forfeiture clause, until. February 15th, 1902, when it will be  withdrawn from the market of British Columbia.  Crows Nest shares advanced from 1 ic to $80 in 4 years. All  lots in Blocks from 1 to 4 and 13 to 20 will be advanced 25 per  cent, per month until May ist, 1902 and 10 per cent, in all  remaining blocks.  ASHNOLA  RESOURCES  . Large Herds of Cattle  Fine Grazing Lands  All Kinds of Fruits  Hay Meadows Galore  Vegetables of Every Kind  Game in Abundance  Millions of Feet of Timber  Placer Grounds that Pay.  Republic Mines Anxious to Start  Shipments  at Once.  The bridge at Curlew, on the Grand  Forks-Republic railway will be finished  in about a week and from that point  on the rails will be laid at the rate of  one and a half mjlps a day, so that the  track will be in Republic by Feb. 15th.  The company is booking Ireight now  for delivery in Republic on that date.  The company's flat cai s bought tn the  east, are on the way loaded with 150  tons of rails, sufficient to complete the  line. There are 30 01 e cars at Grand  Forks belonging to the company and  besides they aie hiring 30 more from  the C. P. R., giving a total of 60 cars  at theii disposal. Passenger coaches  are on the way and also two laige  engines each weighing 107 tons, of the  Cook type, specially designed for the  hauling of heavy loads.  It is said that so anxious are the  Republic mines to ship that some were  hauling the ore to Curlew to be ready  as soon as the bridge was finished,  and the i ail way would have directly  tiibutary to it, and all practically on  the side of "the track, fifteen ai sixteen  which have been developed far enough  to maintain steady shipments.  Those better known aie city ol  Paiis, belonging to the Granby smelter  people, the Alabama, belonging to the  Lucille Dreyfus company, California,  Valley, Mountain Lion, Tom rhumb,  Quilp, Ben Hur, Lone Pine-Surprise;  Morning Glory, S.in Po.il, North San  Poil, and Trade Dollar. All of these  but one or two are out of debt, so that  receipts from ore shipments will go at  once toward the paying of dividends.  The railway e.\pects to haul from 25  to 30 cars of ore per day. All the  ore hauled by the U. and G! F. railway will go to Grand Forks for treatment.  Copper's Bright Outlook.  The year 1002 certainly looks good  to us from a business standpoint, and  there is every . reason ��� to look for a  large copper output, says the Western  Mining World. The present price of  copper need not worry us, for it is at  its low point now, and for a short  temporary period at that. The influences that have caused it are rapidly  being changed, and almost any bright  morning we may awake to find that:  copper has risen above fifteen cents, to  remain permanently there The business forces demand it, and it would  have been theie all along had it not  been for a few shortsighted interests  who, figuratively speaking, killed the  goose that laid the golden egg. The  pocketbooks of the Michigan stockholders are doing the work of education  necessary to bring the management, to  its senses, and there is a howl going up  that cannot be long silenced.  ranVdian /->  V ?A��1 FIG*}\{.  Vtfs-taktak  Direct Line  Lowest Rates  ipofaie Ms asd Mm  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MODNTAINE'Y.  The Qitly all-rail route between *1L point* eut��  wat, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern. Northern Pacific and 0. R. ft  N.Co. ��� ' ������ "  Connects atNelsoh with steamer Tor Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Kalis with stage daily for  Republic, and connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks aud Greenwood.  Bullet Sleeper run on passenger trains be*  tween Spokane and Northport.  _ EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY J, 1901.  Leave. Daily Train Arrive  9'2oa.m Spokane H -*..7.'5 P- ni.  11:25 a."_.._ Rossland- 4:10 p. m.  9 40 a. nu ..'. Nelson 6 45 p. ra.  II, A. JACKSON,  ,.       .   GeneraLFassenger Agent  EAbT  WINNIPEG  TORONTO  OTTAWA   '  MONTREAL  NEW YORK  WE6T  VANCOUVER  VICTORIA  SEATTIE  PORTLAND:  8an Francisco  Via SOO LINE.  St. Paiil,  Chicago and all 17. S.  Points  TOURIST SLEEPING  CARS  (Ly Revelbtoke Wed.,Fri.. Sun.  East -I Lv Dunmore Jet. Mon., Thnre.,  (Sat.   Lv. Kootenay Lnd'g Fri.  St.Paul, Toronto, Montreal and Boston.  ,ir..,_ (Leave Revelstoke, Mon., Wed.,  " hbT Jand Saturday.  Vancouver, Seattle and Coast.  STEAMSHIP SERVICE.  Vancouver H�� Alaska Hawaii China,  (Japan and Australia.  Through bookings to Europe via  all Atlantic Points  For Time-tables,  rates aud   full information  _11 on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey, EJ.Coyi.e,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  EASTERN '  1 j 7  Townships Bank.  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - -- '- - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,742,535  RESERVE FUND  - -   $1,050,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  , , R.'W. HEneker, President.  Hon. M. H. Cochrane, Vice-Pres.  - Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell. G. Stcvem, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.  Thomas, C H.   Kattiau, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  HEAD OFFICE. SHKRHROOKE, P. Q.  Wm.   Farweli... Gen'l Mgr.,  Jas. Mackinnon,  Assistant Gen'l Mgr.  S. Edobll,  Local Mgr.  S. V. Morky, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province ofQuebec���  Montreal. B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowausville, H. F. Williams. Mgr.  Coaticook, E- N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedford, E. W'. Morgan, Mgr.  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St. Hyacinthe; J. Laframboise, Mgr.  Onnstowii, W. H. Hargrave, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia-  Grand Forks. Wru. Spier. Mgr  Phoenix. F. W. Slack, Acting Mgr,  Agents   tn    Canada,  Bank  of   Montreal   and  Branches.  "    Loudon, Eng., National Bank of Scotland.  "    Boston, Nahdnal Exchange Bank.  '*'    New York, National Park Bank.  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada,   u. S. and Europe.    Exchange bought and sold,  Savinqs  Branch    Department   at    Each  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and com-  Jiouuded annually without requiring attention ot  lepositor. .  Office Hours: 10-3: Saturday from 10 to 1.  A Snap for  OLD AND NEW  tydJ  150  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year...   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  tta����   /Including Handsome PortraitY  y vCi     Vof King Edward, 17x22 inches./   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  "World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Subscriptions received to all Magazines nnd Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C. ^.5^I(?^NIX'-PIQN��ER  4>_ -v  ���81* "~*  km - -  *f��l'f  Iff : W  [ft _��� -  .-if;  '  ��=*  *��-.'  >K\  ~" f        .  r ^  ��� ;   , ���  cpifffi"' '  4li -  REOPENED  NDER  ENTIRELY  '  NEW  MANAGEMENT.  Dominion House  Formerly the Victoria.  GILL1S & FORRES1", Proprietors.  10SEPH N. GILLIS, Manager.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.,PHOENIX,!  Tliu house will here-  aftei be conducted  in First-Class style,  and Every Department will have the  best obtainable.  Wear a WINTER SUIT or OVERCOAT made by  flcAULIFFE^cTAIL0R  r  and your Friends will praise your taste;   Union help only employed*  Bellevue Hotel  ��� Marshall & Shea.'Props.  In .Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix,'B:C.   ��  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular. *  ���������������.-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a***  An OunCC of Fact  (        ������-is wortif a ton o( fiction.    He  Peoples' Cash Store  -is wortif a ton _f fiction.    Here are facts'that the  have to offer you.  1 Read, Mark, Learn and Inwardly Digest.     Our  stock of Groceries, Glassware and Crockery  is second to none in the  Interior.   They were bought right and lam in a position to do  busi-  ,';.niss cheaper than any of my competitors.     Therefore  my customers  ,   derive1 the benefit.    All goods .marked in plain English and it will not  ��� cost you one cent to come and leain the prices.     Other business men  ,.   may tell you that I am going out of business but the chances are I will  be doing business in Phoenix after some of them quit.   ,  Phone 61.  , ',"   $ '    Hardy-McKenzie Block,  t 1 Are Still Working���A small  force of men is at work along the linr  of the Cascade Water, Power & Light  Co., between Cascade and Phoenix  They are clearing the tight of way in  better shape, and putting up the cros>.  arms and inserting bolts. > I he crew  has been camped at Fourth of Jul\  Creek for some days, but u now at 01  near Coiyell's ranch, there being eight  or ten of them.  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OP GENERAL INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  1  i -Took Over the Cafe���Today the  management of the Dominion Cafe  will be taken in charge by the Misses  Smith, who aie well known in this  city as' catarers, having lately had  charge of the Maple Leaf dining room,  'With His Little Book���Collector  McMillan; who looks after the finances  of the city, has been going around with  his license book lately ��� and ' the business men generally have been separat  ing hard earned coin for trades licenses  - for the ensuing six months.    "       .  Elected - New Officers ��� The"  Grand Forks Board of* Trade has  elected officers for the ensuing term as  follows: ' President, E. Doberer; first  vice-president, Chas/Powell; second  vice-president Fred Clark; treasurer,  Dr. Weslwcod; secretary, Colin  Campbell. '  Socialist" Club is Growing���The  Phoenix Socialist Club is growing in  numbers. At the meeting last Sunday  afternoon an-inteiesting debate was  held, the subject being "Direct Legislation." ',' A delegation from the Phoenix  branch visited the meeting of the  Greenwood'club last night.    ,  Hon. W. C. Wells Coming���The  Commissioner of Lands and WorksL  Hon. W. C. Wells, unexpected in the  Boundary in a lew weeks, for the purpose of deciding what public improvements on the part of the government  are most needed in this section. ^Mn  Wells will probably visit Grand Forks,-  ' Greenwood and Phoenix. ,  Has Moved -to Rossland���David  Whiteside, the well-known solicitor,  who has been a resident of Phoenix  for a year or more, left Thuisday~fof  Rossland, where he will take charge of  his" brother's extensive law practice,  'that gentleman having'entered into  partnership with Aulay Morrison, of  New Westminster. 'Mr. Whiteside has  made many fiiends in Phoenix since  coming here, who while regretting to  have him depart, are pleased to learn  that he will take up a lucrative prac  tice, ."     y /!        ���   ''  Boundarv Coal Concern���The  British Columbia Coal Co, Limited,  with a capital of $1,500,000 in shares  ot $1 each, is being incorporated for  the purpose, of acquiring all the  bituminous coal lands on the north  fork of the Kettle river, 70 miles north  of Grand Forks. Development work  will be started in the spring. '  On the Jim Hill Line���It is expected that the Great Northern will  have its line to connect with the  Crow's Nest coal fields' completed by  July ist.' Tracklayinghas been started,  on the American side, 'and something  like two thousand men are at work on  the gr��de oj^the Canadian side of ihe  line. Whin' completed the line will  o|>en a large additional market for the  Crow's Nest product.  Cliurch Services Tomorrow.  Methodist���Service tomorrow evening at 7130 o'clo( k at Hardy-McKeime  hall.    Rev. <}. Kinney, B. A., pastor.  Congregational���Kev.lJ. H.Reid, of  Nelson, will hold service tomorrow  morning and evening at the new  church'.  Church of England���Services will  be held tomorrow morning and evening in the new churt h building. Rev.  E. P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Cliur -h,  Service tomoriow at 11 a. in. aw.  7:30 p m. Suiid.nv school and HlliU  class at 3 p. 111: Kev. J. M. Millai,  M.A., will pieft< I).  BUSINESS MENTION. 1  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Rendell  Block, Greenwood. V. tS: N. phone y6.  Lodging house to rent. Apply to  McArthur & Monk.  For Sale���Small Queen stove.cheap  Inquire at Pioneer office.  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office at 25 cents per hundred.  For Salk���Double Spring and Mat'  tress cheap.    Inqune at Pioneer office  Stores nnd offices for tei.t in the  the McMillan,block.' Appl) to Mc  Arthur* Monk. '"      '" '  For Sale pn Rent���3 room house,  lurnished lo? housekeeping. Furniture lor sale and house to> rent. -A  bargain.    Inquire at Pioneer office.  Lost���Largo fur gaunt'et, Thursday evening, between Fasliion Stable  a' d Knob Hill Glory Hole Ken aid  ������iid lor its leiurn in J K I 1 scr at  -uihicn Stable.        ' "  House for Rt.Ni���-A convenient  house lor lent on Bnoklyn avenue,  wai in, with good tell.ir ni���d ruy water,  "ill) or without immune .Apply to  H. Stent, on the pie'misf., or to J. E.  Mills.      /,'/>'   '   '      '  Spec'al Birfaiiu  -pc inl bargains in nt'w ami slightly  11-nl piunng at aliini-t imitiinul figures,  I.urn i|200 up. .Kvery instrument guar  unleed. Enov monthly payments may  btj arranged.-. ���tirtenwOopi Music Store,  l-ircenwood. B. C. '  n'   .  Correspondence School 'fcaM>"'  fiivc. you . choice of HIHTYs��Ug*g�� {J  Studv, German. KrtiicU au,11,s',"J,"rl. Jw ���  ��lth the Phonograph. giM"S <>�� ��">��"* ow"  \oice.   Write for cutnloguts  ���    ,    1 b* c   S H  E SCHBAUGAH  Box 7JI, Rowland B (-    u  <*$,  B    . Til "��      ���  IA good start  5 innures a bite fintth.    A"  f   hate to be on tunc |o make a goou .  I l    A Reliable Timepiece  !'    bIIIIhIp^ii to make �� Rood ilM 1  nalttr ��helheritUforaiounic> <.i  %,   agalnal delav and   disnppolntmeiits   I.  I   goliigUiarellablr place lor >our wanU  g  Hi the wafch line.  ���" GEO. E. DEY  will be found ready tocnler to jour ��ants  at the Bo> le bids on Knob Hill A\ eune.  ssets $330,568,063.49.  URPI.US   $70,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605 606 607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  ;;  ^n^__������������-   I. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, R.ssland, B. C  City Bakery  J. McCAGUE,  PROPKIEIOR.  V. & N. I'hone, No. 48.  Bread, Cakes, Pies���Etc., Fresh Daily.  i-IRONSlDES ADD! 1'ION. PHOENIX. B. C. ' Fkep Delivfw  Sexagesisia Sunday���Tomorrow is  Sexagestma Su-day^in the calendai  of the Church of England, being the  festival of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling the vicar of St.  John's mission, Phoenix, will,hold  Holy Communion at 8 a. m., matins  and holy communion,at 11 a. tn., and  evening services at 7.30 p. m.  Hurt at the Knob Hill���Last  Thursday evening, Joe Mcintosh, a  mucker, was hurt at the Knob Hill  mine, by picking into a piece of powder, and will probably lose one of his  eyes. He ,was sent to Spokane by  yesterday's train for expert treatment,  a subscription of about $300 being  made up for his benefit among the  miners.  Smith Curtis in Montreal���Mr.  Smith Curtis, M. L. A. for Rossland  riding, has been in Montreal lately,  and 111 a column interview in the Gazette of that city, tells some facts about  British Columbia mines that should be  interesting to the readers of that paper.  He also drew the line sharply between  losses that had been incurred in share  speculation".md those that had been  made 111 legitimate mining,      '    "  Severe Weather���Last Saturday,  Sunday and Monday were the coldest  of the season thus far, the mercury  getting as low asli8 below zero, while  the wood and coal men looked glee  fully" on. Reports from other parts of  the Boundary show that Phoenicians  did. not get the worst of it,~ as the  thermometer registered 22, 24 and 25  degrees below at other points.  Hot Springs' Dance���Last week  Thursday a most successful dance was  held, at' Halcyon Hot Spring*, it being  an annual event at that well known  resort on Arrow Lake. The occasion  was a^jiiost-enjoyable one, Manager  McNaoght doing eveiything possible  for the comfort of his over two hundred  guests, who were brought by special  trips of the various steamers plying  on the lake.  - Seventeenth of TuELAND-Phneiiix  Miners' Union No. 8 axe making all  preparations for the masquerade ball  which is to be given at the hall ot the  union on tin 17th of March. It is  proposed to celebrate St. Patrick's day  in good old fashioned style. It is some  time since the men behind the drill  have given a dance, and it goes without saying that this one will be as  .��uocessful as the others. -,  Died Last Sattrday���Clyde Peel  Crawford,ytbe infant son of Mr. and  Mrs. Isaac Crawford, died last Saturday, morning of bronchial pneumonia,  after a lingering illness. The funeral  was held Monday, Revs. Flewelling  and Millar officiating, many friends 01  the family attending. Interment was  had jn the new cemetery* The family  have the sympathy of a large circle ol  friends. The boy was two and a  half years of age. The family extends  thanks to fiiends for kind offices.  Killed in New York Cuy���Mr.  J. Roderick Robertson, manager of  the London and British Columbia  Gold .Fields, one of ihe most successful English concerns operating in this  province���owning the Ymir, Ruth,  Whitewater and Enterprise mines ami  the Cascade power���was killed Tuesday in New York City. An explosion of dynamite occured in the'street,  wrecking the Murray Hill hotel, wheie  he stopped, as well as other buildings,  and Mr. Robertson was instantly kill  ed in bed., "No man was better known  in the Kootenays than Mr. Robertson  His Worship Away���On Tuesday  Mayor George W. Rumberger left for  Spokane oii a business trip. He says  that he may go to San Francisco, and  might size up the orange grove country  before he returns to the arduous duties  of chief magistiate of the place where  the mines are Mr. Rumberger has  not had a vacation for about three  years, and his host of friends are wishing him all kinds ot a good time while  in the sunny south.  Nolle* of Truster of Liquor Llctatc.  Notice ia.Jieteby ici'ven'that at the  nest sitting, ttMhe Board of Licensing  Commissioners for (ho City of I'iioemx,  B.C , I intend to apply to have the  license w Iiiefi 11><>�� hold to cell liquor  by retail in the Bel'evue Hotel, situated  in JJlixk 18, Knob Hill avenue. Phoenix,  B. C, transferred , to James Marshall  and Kugene V. Shea, of Phoenix, B C.  ' Dated at Phoenix, B.C., tlie 6t!i day  of January, 1902. ,,     ���>  Edward Simpson.  More Mine,Lights���Recently the  Granby Co. cut off about 70 electric  lights used in the Gianby apartment  house, and swi'ched them (o the lines  of the general light service. In that  way the capacity of the' isolated mine  plant for lighting the workings of the  Knob Hill, Old Ironsides and Victoria  mines, is incieased 70 lights���an increase that was needed for the extended tunnels and stopes of the various  properties. ,  Don't Like Tonapah���- Reports  from the new gold camp ot Tonapah  in northern Nevada, sent by Bouu  dary men who have lately visited the  camp, are not- particularly favorable.  They say that, there is no water to  speak of within 15 miles, and that  therep is much disease, there being  several deathseach day from typhoid  pneumonia. The camp may be a  good one, but the latest visitors from  this section seem to wish that they had  not spent the $100 or thereabouts  that it cost to get there.    '  Votfd Themselves a Bonus���At  last week's session of the old city council of Grand Forks, the members voted  ihemseivesia bonus of $1,200 for their  sei vices for the past year. Mayoi  White was voted $300, Alderman  Harvey, as chairman of the Board ot  Works, $300, Alderman Temple $200,  and the other aldermen $100 each.  The Grand Forks Gazette, which has  been at loggerheads with the members  of the retiring council, called it a  "Wild Grab." The Grand Forks  Board 01 Trade passed a vote censuring  this action.  Darkness in the Forks���On account of the low water in the North  Fork of Kettle river, occasioned by  the freezing of many -tributaries, this  week the Granby smelter, which sup  plies the Hehts to the city if Grand  Forks, notified the municipal authori  ties of thut city that the smelter would  either have to close down for the pres  ent, or the lights for the city be shut  off, for a time at least. The council  wisely said,' "Chop off the lights."  And now the good, old fashioned coJ  oil lamp is doing the best of duty in  the smelter city.  Presentation ��� Mr. Ewtag.  Thutsday evening about thirty  friends of Geo. Ewing, of the Eastern  Townships Bank, presented him with  a gold locket and chain, as a token of  esteem, on the occasion of his being  transfei red to the Grand Forks branch  of the same bank. A number of  speeches were made, and although  Mr.' Esiing was taken completely by  surprise, he responded in a fitting  manner. Mr. Ewing has been a resident of Phoenix for, about a year, and  has taken 'a uiost active part  athletic sports. '  iu  [L.S,]  HKNBt G. JCLY DE LOTBIVIEKK.  ".    CANADA, ,       ' L  PROVUi'CK*OF BRirlHIl COLUMBIA. " '"  I , ' v '    '  Edwahd VII, hyv ihejGraceJof G-Mt.W  the Uniicil 'Kiii)l',l,bm of (jreat Bui.m']  , and'Ireland "ami of the Biitieh l,i>>-  uiinion* beynn't the >eae, Kiiik. I> ���  fermer of-the F itli, eti\, eie./eH'.   , ���  To our faithful nit'mlierii flei-tvd t4>*fiw  in ti e LeciyJiuive *Assrrolily uf our  Province of Biitisn Co'uniliiii a> our  Cuy of of Victoria���uKIkbting :  a proclamation.  D. M. Ebkbto, ) \17h E R E A S.  Attorney- General f ��� ' vWe are desirous nn<l re.-olved, as soon hr niitv be,  10 meet onr people of our Pr"V ncem  British Columbia, ai<o to have tlieirad  vice in our Legislature.:  NOW KNOW YE, that or diver  rau.��e8 and consideration,, and taking  11I0 consideration the eit��e aii'i om-  \eiiienre of niir loving snbjeet*, we have  thought tit, by'and with 1 lie advice ol  our Executive tCouncil, to hereby convoke, and by-these pr��6ntH enj -in yon,  Htiil each of vou that on Thinnilai," the  twentieth day of Februarv, one til ���nsand  nine hundred- and* two,-yon 'meet us it:  our Legislature, r Parliament of onr said  Province, at our.,City* of-Victoria, row  THK I'lM^TCH or BUdl.SESS, tO   tlcat,   "lO  act and  co>:etude  n|K>n   tlione filing*  which iii Our Legi-latureof the Province  ��� >f  British  Columbia,  by the Common  Council of our said Province may, by the  favor of God be ordained..  Ik  'J-MImonV   Wherkop,^ ^e* have  caused  Miesfl Our Letters to be  --    made. Patent and tlie Great Seal  of our paid Proytnce. to be hereunto affixed:  Witness the Honora'��V Sir Henri  (lUMTAVB   .T0I.Y   d>   LOTBIVIERE, K.  C. M. G., Licuieoiiiii-i,tc>vernor of  our said Provnwe nf British Columbia, atouf l4ov< riiment House,  in our Oity of Victoria, in our paid  Prownce, thin 9ih day of .January,  in the vearof Onr Lord one thousand .nine hnndred and tWo"f ttnd  in the first >ear of Our Reign,  By command,. >    J  r ,   J. P.' Pkksticb, ,_,  '     Acting Provincial Secretary.  DOMINION AV-E.,  PHOENIX,   B.- C.  First Class in Every Respect.  Meals served in that delectable style  you've been looking for.  The best of everything to be found  in the markets of the Boundary.  Managed by an old and experienced  caterer. ,/  Give us a call^and you wi\l keep on  coming.  L. CHITTENDEN,  Proprietor.  {Gco.'S.,  McKenzie  <  - Confectionery, ��� -  'Stationery. ���  > Fruits and-Cigars"  AntnK for ll��xk��ooJ I'rodilcU j  Jtteiea'Olil' t*nu,< Dominion  Atemic    'I hone ty  1 U If   "i ��.t   �� Ever>'     n  lIUllll-ll J .GiMuiiiteeo'  t  --j' 'This   ���������"'    -'  _ Y R _ P  '    '   is   .. ��^-" ��� '  -<ii   ' made"-  ���  >>'  1  -    '' for  >  *    *  ' " Vthe'*   " '  i 1  '"' v'" " purpose '  of    '  ���'"   '  qunng^  t  COUGHS and  COLDS  j  Lfl MCKENZIE,  '    TIE Ml!��ilST>   '"  {          '('    f    ^    ,        1   ,i>  �� Hardy-McKeniicJBJock. *i> >  SPKMl OTHMNCS  OLD IRONSIDE, NEW YORK, and  DOMINION COPPER CO., LOTS,  Fine Ranch La. d for sale in the Vicinity, of Grand Forks and  Columbia.  "We transact a general Brokerage and Insurance Kunncsi.  M'ARTHUR-MONK, Agents  OFflCS:  : GHAVS-WlLLIAMB BLOCK.  P. O. Box, JJ.   V. _ N 'Pltoii*. V-  W. E. SEOSWORTH,  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER^ AND  CHEMIST, j* Greenwood, B. C.  Ore tlilpp��r�� BKMit lor  reccivliiK, wclghltic  Smuplliiir, A>eraeiuit  ��ud SettVliiK ore (blp-  ratiitt..: Contract a��-  uylng a specialty.  CA. McGlti qg & Co>y  Hay, Grain, Feed, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Phone No. 36.       S I'AN DARD, AVE.,- I'JiOENfX.'  Stationery  , ^ _:���Right things In Writing. Your acquaintances always notice tlie station -ry t'i *y are addressed upon .  We have what-is demanded by fashion'* decree���it is proper  and  right  McRAE BROS. & SMITH,  Stitb.nsry, BoaXs, Notions, Cigars, Tobacco,  Confectionery,  ���������������������������^������(��������������������������������������������������������������* ��������������������������������������������������� �����������������������������������������������������������������'���������  G. W*  .'*  R  .'(  >    '��           >f                      <      >-                          i-i   .           ���.,^            .          '  \  AGENT FOR DOMINION COPPER COMPANY'S ADDITIi  9  , v PHOENIX has a Greater record for shipments'than any other  r-.inp in Britisl  for 1901.x   The Boundary shipments for 1901 will aggregate 375,<* o  tons of G_l  ���ore.    No citv has a brighter future than Phoenix.  OWN^YOUR'OWN' HOME- -Residence,propertylin all  >a-f* ������( *1v Citv ���  '   .  urel and monthly payments.    Houses for Rent.    Good.opjiortuiiit^e- fo;  ',v c-ti^p' ,  '~''''X^&~wVRUM_ii_RG_Rf.  Dominion Avenge, Pttoeuix, B, G.  _,<  A   =  _J _^  y%**+<*fy%+&+*'+%*tv%r*%*'%*%**&*eW -^%%%%.%%%%'%% i  ThcWM. HUNTER CO., Ltd  ,1 Dry Goods, Boots and-Shoes, Clothing, Gents' Furnishings'.  ccici  arooins  1 )��*-r -  PAIRS MENS SHOES, reg-  ulai price $4.00 to $5.50 to  clear'at  $2.50 per Pair  LADIES' SHIlir, WAISTS  from  50C  LADIES' WRAPPERS hum....... 75C  Our Entire Stock of Li lies Heady to Wear  skirts at SpeciaS Prices.  MENS' CAMBRIC  SHIRTS, Starched and  Soft Fronts. Reg. price  $1.50 to $2. to clear at  75 cents each  ONLY. FUR COLLARS and  MUFFS, the ��.ilan._flf Our Stock  at MD-W! TE.1 PRICES. Call  and investigate.  The above Goods Must be Seen to Appreciate the Prices.    Inspection Cordially Invited.  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.       i   BS_s_ra___>��p_j��_sm!^^

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