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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 3, 1906

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Array m.  si  ���s  IS  :-p4sJ  41  I  X^moxo^  f .o  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  ^  Phoenix is the Centre  and   Leading  Mining  %/\mp  of Boundary,  V/r  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  %  -a,  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,  FLHRUAPY    3,     .906.  No.  THE   BIG    tS?/roi-rjE>  'MSW  THE BIO STORE  (��_  Do vou want to save Money  For the next Fifteen Days we will offer the   following   Goods  at   10   per   cent   above  cost.      They   must   be   sold  to   make  room for Spring Goods, daily arriving:  We quote you a few prices:  18  LADLES'  JACKETS,  1905  STYLES  Reg., $10 -      Sale, $7.25 Reg.,  $15       -       Sale, $12.50  Reg., $13 -      Sale, $9.25 Reg, $22       -       Sale, $17  ALSO CHILDREN'S JACKETS AT CORRESPONDING PRICES.  Ladies' Top Skirts        ���        Reg, $5.50 to $6.50       Sale, $4.25  Ladies' Wrappers -        Reg, $1.25 to $1.65 Sale, 95c  Ladies' Fancy and Plain Sateen Skirts  Reg, $1.50 to $2.50  1906 PROSPECTS  ARE BRIGHT  Ladies' Eiderdown Kimonos  Children's White Wool Boas  64 Corsets,  odd lines  1 Lot Children's Underwear  Ladies' Wool Underwear  Reg, $3.50  Reg., 75c  Reg., $1.50 to $2.50  Reg.   50c  Reg, 75c to $1.25  Sale $1.35  Sale, $2.40  Sale, 45c  Sale, 85c  Sale, 25c  Sale, 65c  ��.  THE   BALANCE   OF  OUR   LADIES'   FURS   MUST   BE  MANUFACTURERS'  PRICES.  SOLD   AT   LESS   THAN  Also CHILDREN'S  FUR  CAPS,   TOQUES,   GAUNTLETS,  SUITS,   and  that   space   will  not   permit   us  to   enumerate.  many   other   lines  Your  Gain is  Our   Loss  FIFTEEN   DAYS   ONLY  SEE   OUR   WINDOWS  Msmwmm.  .^^fe-g/i*?  t__^  ___^__"__  **+****f*t^t*m*li  Mining and Smelting  Output  To Increase.  More  Activity    in  Camps.  Various  tliai    of   the   Newhouse- Untermeyer-  Gungenheitn interests.  Another low made concern that lias  mlv  come  to   the   ln>  t   aiu.  This  Woek  WE   OFFER  .1  Fresh Celery-  Bananas  Lettuce  Fancy Apples  Fancy Oranges  Jap Oranges  and  Fresh Ranch Eggs  GET OUR PRICES ON ALL  LINES  OF SUPPLIES  Boundary Mining Notes  Preliminary surveys of the Kettle  Valley Lines to Franklin camp have  been completed.  Three shifts are employed at the  Helen, and drifting is going on at the  8o-foot and 200-foot levels.  Granby smelter treatment for the  first full month of 1906 lacked but five  tons of being an even 75,000 tons.  Diamond drilling by the 13. C. Cop  per Co. at the Sun-et mine in the Sim-  ilkameen has been discontinued for the  time being.  A force of twenty men is now employed at the Oro Denoro, and this  week twenty-four cars were shipped to  the smelters.  Development work has been resumed on the Iron Clad claim in Wellington camp, owned by G. W. Rumberger, \V.  |. Portei and Jack Karrell.  Ore from the Napoleon mine, near  Marcus, and from ihe Oro Denoro is  now being received at the Boundary  Falls smelter of the Dominion Copper  Co.  Work on the new four compartment  shaft at the Mother I.ode mine has  reached a point 60 feet below the ;oo-  foot level, and Umbering has been  completed that far.  Knight & Stone, of the Spokane  >iamond Drill Contracting Co., have  started work on their contract for boring a thousand feet of holes in the  Betts and Hesperus. Work is first  being clone in the face of the 700-foot  tunnel.  No time is being lost in preparing  the foundations for the new ore crusher  for the Gjanby mines, a large force of  men being employed by the carpenter  foreman, Harry Pleasance. The  freight on one of the cars of crushei  machinery, two of which arrived this  week, was an item' of about $2,000  alone.  Fifteen Patients In Hospital.  This week the auxiliary hospital  over the city hall was consolidated  with the main hospital, and there are  now but filteen   patients being treated.  The extra nurses which had been employed    have   nearly   all   gone,   there  >eing but lour now all told in the institution. At one time the hospital  had 1 7 employees. The typhoid fever  outbreak has been piactically stamped  out, nearly all the patients being convalescent and well along towards recovery.  The prospects for mining and smelt-  in the Boundary for the year now well  started, show that much new work will  be undertaken in, both low a 11J high  grade properties under operation, with  others expected to resume, and that  the smelting capacity of the three  Boundary reduction works will probably be increased from 25 to 40 per  cent before the year is closed. At  present the daily output of ore runs  pretty close to 4,000 tons, and from  contracts already awarded for smelters'  enlargement, it will be between 4,500  and 5,500 tons daily by the end ofthe  year.  Referring specifically to concerns  that will enlarge, the British Columbia  Copper Co., operating its two furnace  smelter atGieenwood and the Mother  Lode group of mines, Deadwood camp,  has already awarded contracts for the  installation of three blast furnaces of a  larger type than any now in commission in Canada, as noted heretofore.  Work on remodelling the present plant  is to start in the early spring, and  when completed the company's copper  output will be more than doubled. At  the same time the company will discard steam for motive power a! its  mines and install an electric equipment,  as is now the case at the reduction  works, all of which tends to greater  economy in working. The company  will also operate its Emma mine, in  Summit camp, on a larger scale, improvements having recently been made  there, with a view to installing elec  trical equipment later.  The Granby Consolidated, which  paid a dividend of - $405,000 two  weeks ago, said to be the first of regular  distributions of this nature, is operating eight furnaces at its Grand Forks  smelter. Two of these axe larger than  the others, but it is the intention to  enlarge the other six as soon as practicable. The output is now from  2,500 to 2,700 tons of ore from the  company's mines daily, which will  naturally be increased to some extent.  The maximum smelting capacity is  now 2,700 tons daily, but with e:ght  furnaces in commission, some one of  them are naturally under repair part ol  the time. It is Supt. Hodges' intention to enlarge the smaller furnaces so  that he can regularly smelt 2,700 tons  or more daily and yet allow for needed  repairs occasionally���without increasing the number of furnaces.  At the Granby mines in Phoenix  camp, expansion is steadily going on  while the regular quota of ore is being  shipped. In the spring the new main  three-compartment incline shaft will  break through to the surface, and the  250-h. p. electric hoist, capable of lifting five ton loads from a depth ol  1,000 feet or more, will be installed.  This is now being manufactured in the  east. This week a new huge ore  crusher, with a maximum rated capacity of crushing 3,000 tons ol ore in  24 hours, arrived at the pioperty, the  third to be installed. This will go in  on the C.P R. tracks, and will take  the place of a similar machine destroyed by fire last December. |  At the G.anby's Gold Drop and  Monarch claims, adjoining the main  group, preparations have been under  way for some time for taking out and  shipping a large tonnage ol ore. At  the the former a side track has been  put in by the C.P.R. and ore bins  built by the Granby people, which are  connected with the No. 3 tunnel at the  Gold Drop by a 000 foot tramway. In  another month the Gold  Drop will   be  cieased    shipments    is    the     Denote  Mines, Ltd., opeiating the Oro Denoio  mine in Summit camp. The shipments  are   now   being    increased   to    about  200 tons of ore dailv, th- mine having  sioings on both  the C.l' K. and Gieat  Northern tracks, boili of   which   cross  the  property.     Here   also   the   ore is  cheaply quarried out   ol"  the   hillside.  Other lowgrade piopeittes are also be  ing developed with encouraging results,  but aie not yet iu shipping class.  High Grade Mines Prosperous.  In Boundary's high grade b��lt, as it  is known, are a   number   of  mines   of  no     little    promise.       Around    the  city of Gieenw od  there are probably  a scoie of  such   mines  being worked,  generally    with   good    success.      The  lending mine of   this class is   the Providence,  which   is   developed   to   the  500 foot  level, and   is   shipping   high  grade silver and gold ore   every week.  It is controlled in Chicago, has a compressor and   other   machinery, and  is  sending out ore that   runs  all  the way  from $150 to $200 and more per ton.  Next in importance to   the   Provid  ence in this list is the Skylark, located  in the camp  of  the   same  name, less  than three miles from  Phoenix.    This  is one of the oldest shippers in Boundary, having   sent out ore in 1893, and  then   been   practically abandoned   for  years.      A little   over   a   year  ago   a  Phoenix syndicate secured a   bond on  the claim   from the Butte   owner, and  have been working  it with remarkable  success ever siiice,   meeting  the   payments on the bond from the  net   proceeds of the ore shipments   and   most  of  the expense besides.      It 1 u.is high  in gold and silver and    has   more   ore  blocked  out   today than   ever   before,  though   shipments   are   steadily maintained.  The Elkhorn is another high grade  mine, being steadily operated with  with success and profit. It is located  next to the Providence. Many of the  same people in the Elkhorn are in the  Prince Henry, a new mine, compari-  tively, but which has shipped and is  showing up well. The Crescent mine  is still another high grade silver producer that has ample backing from  Chicago, as well as the Preston adjoining. Other claims being worked of  not little promise are the Helen, Don  Pedro, Last Chance, Jewel, Gold Bug,  Gold Finch, etc. Electric hoists have  been recently installed at the Elkhorn  and Preston and are being, or will be,  put in at the Crescent and Prince  Henry, while the Helen has an air  compiessor.  Up in the West Fork the high grade  Sally and Rambler mines are working  steadily and shipping as best they can,  being some 50 miles from the railway  at Midway. But with the probable  advent of transportation this year these  claims, with the Carmi aud other high  grade properties in that district, will  add considerably to the value of the  output of the Boundary. Franklin  camp, also, this year will be heard  from favorably, and considerable work  will be done there in anticipation of  securing a railway up the North Fork  either this year or next.  Looking over the field of mining  and smelting in the Boundary, the  opening year gives every evidence of  no little expansion in almost every  direction, with the promise that the  1905 output of approximately 933,000  tons ol ore will be exceeded in 1906  in no small degree  HAD UROE  ATTENDANCE  At Annual  General   Hospital  Meeting.  NEW POWER  NOW IN USE  Over $8,000 Received and Paid  Out.  Granby Smelter   Received   it  This Week  in shape to add its ore to the general  ;ene.  ink!  shipments from the Granby, and  spring a "glory hole" or open quarty  will be opened on the property. At  this property another huge crusher  may be installed this year. On the  Monarch, in addition is the open work  done last year, a shaft has been sunk  100 feet in the tremendous oie body,  and crosscutting is now going on. This  property can also add hugely to the  Gianby output when needed.  The third company operating low  grade mines on an extensive scale is  the Dominion Copper (Jo., Ltd., the  principal mines of which are located in  Phoenix camp, and two-furnace smel  ter at Boundary Falls. This smelter,  after an idleness of several months,  was blown in about December ist last,  and both furnaces are now in operation  to the fullest capacity, together with  the several mines of the company.  Recently the company decided on an  issue of additional ticastiiy stock and  bonds, for the put pose ot erecting a  new smelting works with greater capacity than at present. This will doubtless be taken up and acted on this  year, as the company is now in good  hands aud has the backing of a strong  New York and   Salt  Lake   syndicate,  New I. 0. 0. T. Officials.  The installation of officers of Phoenix Lodge No 68, Independent Order  of Good Templars, took place Friday evening at Miners' Union hall,  Hugh Re d, lodge deputy, being the  installing officer. The list of officers  for the ensuing term is as follows :  C.T., Rev. C. Wellesley   Whittaker.  V.T., Mrs. F.   Knott.  P.C.T., R. S. Hall.  Sccretaiy, |. A. Williamson.  F.S., Mis.'H. Reed.  Treasuicr, Mrs. S.  Boyce.  Marshall, W. J. Prendergast.  Chaplain, D. Draisey.  Scbool Report (or January.  Following is the public: scbool report  for January, as furnished by Principal  Thornber :  Total daily attendance, 1,055.  Total actual attendance, 1,038.  Average daily attendance, 5S.60.  Average actual attendance, 57.66.  Number of scholars actually attending, 72- __      Mrs. T. W. Herschmer and sister  went over to Oroville Thursday to  visit their mother.  Mrs. L. Y. Birnie, who has been  spending a couple of months with her  sister in Seattle, is now visiting in Vernon before returning to Phoenix.  With her daughter Doris Mrs. Birnie  was on the C.P.R. train that sustained  a collision Wednesday night of last  week near Lytton. A. M. Whiteside  was also on the same train.  Latest Prices in Metals.  Xkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  0II..V$18.50; biko. $18.00(1? $18.50'  llu: Bilvor.tif) 5-8  Load, $6.60 to $6.80.  Thursday evening the annual general meeting of the Phoenix General  Hospital was held at the office of the  secretary, J. L. Martin, Bank Block,  according to official notice. President  Charles D. Hunter occupied the chair  and Mr. Martin was secretary of the  meeting. There was the best attendance ever held in the history of the institution, showing the increasing interest being taken in the hospital by  the citizens generally. About thirty  were present, including a number of  ladies, business men and members of  the Miners' Union.  Following the reading of the minutes of the last annual meeting, the report of the auditing committee, Geo.  E. Dey and C. H. Reeves, was read  by Mr. Dey, and was accepted and  filed. It snowed that every dollar had  beeen accounted for, and that up tu  December 31st $8,943.37 had been  received and paid out during the year  1905, wich the exception of $513 on  hand, which would be used up in securing a car of coal and in paying interest on mortgage.  Secretary Martin then read his report of the hospital for the year, which  proved to be a more than usually interesting document in many ways He  told how the hospital had started out  about four years ago with a building  that had a $2,000 mortgage thereon,  but without furniture or fittings of any  kind; and how it had, through the generosity of the people of this and other  places, been able tb do so much good  work for the suffering. He paid a high  compliment to the nursing staff and to  the Hospital Ladies' Aid.  Mr. Martin was thanked by the  meeting, as were'also the Ladies' Aid  and staff of the hospital, and there was  a general discussion of the report and  work of the institution. Drs. Gordon  and Boucher also referred to the good  work of the nurses, and the nursing  staff, through W. S. Macy, presented  Mr. Martin with a fine silk umbrella  as a token of their appreciation of his  efforts on behalf of the institution during the last twelve months. F. Knott  and A. S. Thurber spoke on behalf of  the Miners' Union.  The election ot directors resulted as  follows: R. Horrell. J. L. Martin, J. A.  Morrin, W. S. Macy, O. B. Smith, Jr.,  L. Y. Birnie, J. A." Crawford and W.  A. Pickard, eight in all, the ninth to  be appointed by the government.  O. B. Smith was appointed secretary  pro tern of the board, and a meeting  of the directors called for next Wednesday evening for the election of officers.  It was decided to have the secretary's and auditors' reports printed in  full in the Pioneer, but owing to lack  of space they will not appear until next  week.  Throughout the meeting was marked  by good will and a desire for information, which was freely furnished,  and which seemed to meet with the  approval of those present.  Bonnington   " Juice "    Begins  Boundary Service.  This week the first power to be furnished in the Boundary by the West  Kootenay Power & Light Co., which  has recently built high tension double  electric lines from Bonnington Falls,  on Kootenay river, near Nelson, to  this section, was turned on at the  Granby smelter at Grand Forks, and  was at once utilized at those reduction  works, where electric power has been  none too plenty since eight furnaces  were placed in commission a short  time ago. At first but a few huudred  horse power will be used, the Granby  Consolidated also having some water  power of its own, as well "as"the power  from the works of the Cascade Water,  Power & Light Co. at Cascade, which  has so far furnished all the long distance power used by the mines, smelters and cities of the Boundary.  The coming of the Bonnington  power gives assurance that there will  be no lack of power this winter, as  there was last winter when the Kettle  river reached its lowest stage in years,  but which shortage cost Boundary  smelter owners several thousands of  dollars.  This week a petition has been circulated throughout the towns and  cities of the Boundary, and almost  universally signed, asking the legislative assembly to grant an extension of  charter to the West Kootenay Power &  Lieht Co., so that the company can  operate in the county of Yale.  A day or two since electric power  was turned on to the motor for the  new air compressor of the Dominion  Copper Co.,, Ltd., which is ..being installed at the company's Rawhide mine  in this camp. This power is furnished  by the Cascade Water, Power & Light  Co.  :  HEARD IN PASSING.  Julius Levy, Rossland ��� Phoenix  looks better today than I ever saw it  before.  James Anderson, Seattle���We are  thinking of making some improvements  to our Moirison & Anderson building  on Old Ironsides avenue.  M.M.Stephens���I ��� never felt the  cold as I did on my recent trip east,  when I was in Winnipeg and the  Northwest. It was good to get back  to Phoenix.  A. F. McMillan, Vancouver ��� I  think Phoenix today has a brighter  outlook than ever, and my confidence  in the place is greater than ever.  A. B. Morris, Vancouver ��� The  Boundary looks good to me, and I  have been travelling through this section for several years.  Skating Challenge.  I hereby challenge William J. Prendergast to skate a ten lap race at the  Phoenix skating rink on Wednesday,  February 20th, for $50 a side.  Money deposited at the Summit hotel.  (Signed)  David Oxley.  t  ��� ��������������������� <�����?> *  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. *"*" * ~{  The following table gives the ore shipments  or llouuilarv  mines   lor  iqoo.  for  nci.l"  . for 1003, for 1904. for 1905, mid 19.16, as reported  to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1900  64.553  W7  1901  231.762  1,731    150  19,494      47.405      "4.811    560  1902,  Mink. Camp.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B . C Copper Co.  Mother Lode ....Deadwood  A Bonnie Belle. Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Siemwndr..PhociiLx  Kawhlde Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athelstnu-Jackpot-WcUnKtn.  Morrison  Deadwood  B. C. Mine Summit  K.Bell Summit  Emma Summit  $ Oro Denoro Summit  $ Senator Summit  k  Brey Fogle Summit  ��� No. 37 Summit  T Reliance.-   Summit  T Sulphur King Summit  ��� Wiuuipcg Wellington  T Golden Crown Wellington  <r�� King Solomon W. Copper  $ No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Late  Carmi West Fork  Providence Providence  .     Klkhorn  Providence  V Strathmoie Providence  ���  Prince Henry Skylark  A skylark Skylark  A Last Chance Skylark  X K. P. U. Mine Skylark  Bay  Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylark  Helen  Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Halls  Republic Boundary Halls  Miscellaneous   Total, tons     96,600   390.S00  Smelter treatmcut���  Granby Co    62.307   230,828  B. C. Copper Co   Dominion  Coppei Co   Total reduced    62,389 _3 _���_�� .  1903      1903  309,858    393,7l��  30,800      71,111  1904 1305  549.70J   t>5J,Si>9  1906  72.^30  Weok  18 <>~J  5v54��      99.��34     14l.JP>0    13S.079    174.-19s    '74,567     I3,w>  S02        7.455      '5.73'   S,*6J"6  3.339  19.305  3^.J.i��  3."70  3.250  1.759  4.5S6  650  8,530  22.937  ���5.537  363  37.9&J  16,400  3,450  222  304  33  1.076  2,250  1,040  7S5  625  482  2.435  875  665  2,COO  350  160  2,000  890  219  993  400  720  325  20  .-p.?-73'  25.108  .(.'���56  4,747  9.435  3.007  1.833  10,481  1,679  3.S<'2  2,514  2.976 0      >  ......... *  I  231 4  7. 4    *    ���  ::::: *  03  150  ���  ���  3,230      3.456  117,011  53  50  300  S35  167  nH.J  255  73  30  40  90  So  00  750  20  325  500  :3pv  508.876  frjo.419  829,v>S  ���V.V. .--1"  312,,M��  148,600  401,921  I6.-.9I3  l3'.57o  ���W.3.V  210,484  30,^30  f>v-p>v"p  -���If ^ ',  s 1 yt:i  /</i\  ���<M THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  JI  mi  %'M/  mm  1 '1'ii  ';*  .S.;pp  si  mm  '.������������ " 1 kB<!  ���y/:/l l-i'M  m  111  sV! t-5*8   j��  ;---��;fcjfi  _-<*!  |  I:.  If  'yify  ���/; ���'.'.$.'!:  ���ym  m  The Workman's  Dinner   Pail  is incomplete unless it contains a generous supply of  exhilarating  TEA.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  l__OKI> ON SATURDAYS BY THK  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  r.i.ni..... S Business office No. M-  Telephones j Man,Rer., residence. No. 15.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN  ADVANCE.  er Year Jj.oo  Six Months  1.95  If you are not a aubsctiber to this paper, this  la an Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising: rates furnished 011 application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per Hue.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one monlh'i  a.tvert <iIuk  t9��6         FEB.  1906  Sun. Mon. Tuns. Wed.   Thu.  Fr..    Sit.  r  2    3  4.     S       6       7       8  9     10  ii(   12    13    14    15  16     17  18    19    20    21    22  23    24  25    26    27    28  Mossbackism at Ottawa.  About a year ago the people of  Phoenix unanimously petitioned the  postoffice department at Ottawa for a  mail service over the V., V. & E. from  Grand Forks to Phoenix, and the  promise was given to look into the  matter. At various times since then  the department's attention has been  called to the subject, but thus far  without effect. The mail from the  United States is st ill brought up as far  as Grand Forks, the sacks for Phoenix  being completely made up on the  Great Northern train on the other side  of the line, and dumped off at Grand  Forks, held there a day and brought  up on the C.P.R.���when it might just  as well be brought up direct to Phoenix.  In November last an indignation  meeting of business men was held and  the postmaster-general telegraphed to  in the matter. The immediate response was that the service would be  put into effect as soon as possible.  Tenders for carrying the mails to and  from the station were called for, lo be  in by December 2 2d, but as far as the  public is aware, that was the end of it,  although five weeks have elapsed since  that date. Our member, Duncan Ross,  also took the matter up, but seemingly  they did not listen to him to rfny extent, either.  For pure, double-distilled, concentrated essence of mossbackism, commend us to Ottawa and the postoffice  department and the. manner in which  it is conducted at that point. There  is no earthly reason why this matter  could not have been attended to  months ago, and it should have been.  In the meantime the most important  mining town in British Columbia has  its American mail delayed 24 hours,  because the postmaster-general, Hon.  A. B. Aylesworth, or Dr. R. M. Coulter, the deputy, or some lessei official  in the Dominion, capital, does not  attend to his business as it should be  done. How long is til is state of affairs  to last?  Perils of the  Deep.    *  As one horror after another is reported of shipwrecks where many lives  are lost, the average individual begins  to speculate as to whether it is relatively  at all safe  to  trust oneself away any  distance from dry land. The latest of  these was the wrecking cf the steamer  Valencia last week on the rocky Pacific coast not far from the city of Victoria, at Cape Beale, by which more  than one hundred lives were lost. As  the details of the awful catastrophe  came to hand in the press, written in  such graphic style, a full realization of  the terrible event could be had.  It does not seem so long ago that  the wreck of the steamer Clallam, not  far from the location of the Valencia  wreck, with its loss of many lives,  startled the people of the west, while  before that the burning of the steamer  Slocum in New York harbor, by  which 1,000 lives were lost, was another. Seemingly, these dreadful  occurrences come thick and fast, and  many travellers lose faith in the ability  of latter day navigators to safely care  for their passengers.  One thing seems certain regarding  these fearful calamities, and that is,  some of them could have been avoided. Our American cousins seem  disposed to take many more chances  wilh their craft than others, and that  fact will not tend to lend confidence  in their judgment. From the records  it does not appear that British bottoms, at least of late years, have had  the same misfortunes with consequent  loss of life. This is doubtless due to  the greater strictness of the navigation  laws, or their enforcement, on those  who sail under the Union Jack. Tne  American steamship companies, at  least in this regard, appear to be too  willing to take risks for the almighty-  dollar when valuable lives of men,  women and children are at stake.  They could pattern after the British  owners to good advantage, it would  seem, and reduce to the minimum such  death dealing calamities as those of  the steamers Clallam and Valencia.  If they do not, they should not and  will not receive the business that they  mig;ht otherwise enjoy, as the public  will be disposed to give them a wide  berth.  Fighting to Furnish  Power.  The Cascade Water, Power & Light  Co. is appealing before the members  of the legislative assembly with a petition, asking that body not to grant an  extension to the charier of the West  Kootenay Power & Light Co., so that  the latter may furnish power all over  the county of Yale, the present limitation being within 50 miles of Rossland. The assertion is made that if  the charter is amended it will greatly  curtail the business ofthe Cascade concern, and therefore it should not be  granted. It bids fair to be a pretty  fight at Victoria before it is decided,  and the outcome can be predicted.  The Cascade concern has invested  about half a million dollars in its attempt to give the Boundary adequate  electrical power, and the West Kootenay Co. is investing a million for the  same purpose. Up to last winter the  service from Cascade was plentiful and  efficient on account of the small  amount of power needed, but when  the water in Kettle river went down a  year ago, the power went down also,  and the company was not able to supply all the demands made upon it, let  alone takecare of an increase in demand  which was to be used in a few months,  and which has now already arrived in  this section. These are facts beyond  contradiction, and every resident ofthe  Boundary is aware of them. The output of the Boundary a year ago was  curtailed to the extent of thousands of  dollars because the Cascade concern  could not supply the power, due to  extreme low water���and that extreme  might come again any season. As it  stands today the amount ot power will  be so greatly increased, due to the improvements being made at ihe several  Boundary smelters and mines, that  thtre is not enough power to supply  this demand with the present Cascade  plant running at its maximum.  It was hardly to  be  expected that  the large mining and smelting concerns in the Boundary would stand  this state of affairs if it could be avoided. Expansion was and still is the  order of the day, but power was short  from the then existing sources. What  was to be done? The Cascade people  could not and did not give any assurance whatever of an attempt to increase their capacity to supply power,  even after being asked to do so by one  of the large consumers, and the Boundary mining companies did the next  best thing When the West Kootenay  Power & Light Co. agreed to furnish  the needed power, it was given contracts, and has constructed its long  distance high tension lines into the  Boundary for this purpose.  If the Cascade concern is or was  willing to make an effoit to supply the  the demand, why was it not done  when an application to it was made?  In its petition, nothing is said about  this phase of the matter, hut after the  other power company had made its  r.onuaets for power with liniiudaiy  mine owners, the backers of the Cascade concern announced in the London press that they would increase  their capacity if necessary, and visited  the Boundary, when loo late, to see  about it. In short, they were too slow  about giving any satisfaction whatever  in the matter of increase.  What is wanted here is cheap electrical power and plenty of it. It could  not be had from existing sources u!  supply, and it was secured elsewheie.  That is all there is to it. The Cascade concern should not be put out ol  business, but the extension of franchise  should be granted to the West Kootenay concern, with such limitations  and safeguards as may be deemed  wise. And this is probably the view  that will be taken of the mattei by the  legislative assembly.  Greater Praiperity Id B. C.  The Monetary Times, the most influential trade journal., published in  Canada, has the following about British Columbia:  While the northwestern provinces  have had more attention from eastern  Canada and from the outside world  during the past year, no province in  Canada has had gi eater prosperity  relatively to its immediate possibilities  than British Columbia. 'I'his huge  province, destined probably some day  to outstrip all others in wealth, with  resources which require literally millions of people for thrir development,  lias at present but a handful, as it  were, of people. It is so rich in products of both sea and river, valley and  mountain���fish, fruit, grain, catile,  timber, coal, and almost all minerals,  it is so lovely a climate for man to live  in; and it can eventually be so largely  self-supporting because of its possibilities in producing varieties ot food and  varieties of manufactures, that no one  can doubt as to the character of its industrial future.  Application to Tranifer Liquor License.  Ntni.-o is hereby Biven thut.I intend  toupplv to ll.e Board of l.K'cnso Com-  misJioiiera f-r the City of Phoenix for a  transfer of the License held by mo for  iht< Maple Leaf hotel to Charles Hiiiain.  n,.U.,i ��'t. Phoenix, B.C., tin. 3Ut  Jmiiiiirv, 14)0(5.  F. AKDKBSON.  Application lo Transfer Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that we intend  to npiily to the Boaid of Licensing Com-  missionern of tho Corporation of the  City of Phoenix, at tne next meeting,  foi the transfer of the license, now held  by ui), to sell liquors at retail on the  promises known us Summit Hotel, Phoenix, B.C., to Oxley & Hartman.  (Signed)  Marshall & Shea.  Dated nt Phoenix, B. C,  this  24th day  of January, 190(i,  Application for Transfer of   Liquor License.  Notice' is hereby given that I intend  to npply at the next rneetinc of the  Hoard of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Phoenix, for the transfer ot  tin* Met-n���(��� to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of the premises known us the  ("nllapf Hotel, now held by me, to  Percy Will; in son.  Iiu'tcd at Phoenix, B.C., this 24th day  of .lanuurc. 1906.  (Signed)  M. 11. Kask.  WitnrtiK���W. Sammo.n.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby uiven that. 30 days  after dale, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for n special license to cut nnd carry  iiwiiy timber from the following described  liiiuU, mi the West Fork of the North  Fork of the. Kettle river, about 56 miles  from Grand Forks:���marked "A. C.  Friiser, .S.E. Corner Post," running SO  chains west; thence SO chains north;  thence 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acre?.  Dated July 17th, 1905.  A. C. FRASER,  H. A. ALLES, Agent  A Good Suggestion.  That Smith Curtis intends to re  enter politics at an early date is evident from the tact that he has addressed a meeting of miners at Ymir  and is sending out a verbatim report  of the same in poster form, sa>s the  Victoria Colonist. In his address Mr.  Curtis attacks the government in the  strongest possible language. "Graft,"  "corporate influence," and domination  by the C.P.R. are the crimes which  are laid at its door. The.document  in question is much too long to examine in detail. As a specimen state  ment by which to judge of the value of  the whole, it is alleged that "already  the C.P.R. has taken nearly 20,000,000  acres of British Columbia lands." The  land grants given to the Columbia &  Kootenay, the Columbia & Western,  and the British Columbia Southern  amount in all to about (, 8,000,000  acres. Only 200,000 acres was given  to the C.P.R. The rest of it was acquired by the company after it had  been granted to other companies. We  would suggest that if Mr. Curtis wants  a suitable text for a sermon on graft  he would turn his attention to Ottawa.  PROVINCIAL.  1  A. J. Morley, the new mayor of  Victoria, is placing the lid on tight.  The C. P. R. can now sell tickets  all around the world over its own rail  and steamship lines.  Building to the amount of $90,000  was done in Kelowna last year, and  $200,000 fruit trees were set out there.  The Vancouver World has been  sued for libel by the Chamberlain  Medicine Co,, of Des Moines, Iowa.  The World says it will stand pat.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the followingdescribed  lands, on West Fork of the North Fork of  the Kettle river, one mile south of A. C.  Fraser _ claim :���Commencing at a post  planted on southeast corner, running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains south;  thence 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acres.  Located the 17th day of Julv, 1905.  R. R. GILPIN'  H. A. ALLES. Agent.  ASK    YOUR    DEALER    FOR  ''Kurtz's Own"  "KorU's Pioneers"  "Spanish. Blossoms"  Union Mide Cigars.  KURTZ'S PIONEER  CIGAR FACTORY,  148 Cordova St., W.,  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  <%^%^>V%^%*%>  THE COMfORTABLE WAY.  S. F. & N. RY.  Dally  L���ve  8:15 a.m,  8:15  a.m  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle!  Kver��tt, Bellingham  Vancouver. VIcioria,  UHd all Coast  points   Spokane, Fernie,  Winnipeg, St. Paul,  Minneapolis   Grand Forks, Re-  o ., . ... 1 public. Curlew, Mar-  8:15  a.nt.j 'us ond rerry (Mid.  ��� 1 way)   Northport, Rowland! 6.2   p m  *��s ������� ss��_r.:.���:.r  8:15 a.m.  Kaslo, Saudou I 6:25 p.m.  Ux.   Sun.  I Hx. Sun.  Dai  Arrive  6:25 p.m.  6:15 p.m.  6:25 p.m.  Connecting at Spokane with the fatuous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  3���DAILY   OVERLAND   TB*IN3���2  From Spokane for Winnipeg, St. Paul,  Minneapolis, St. Louis Chicago and all  points east.  For complete Information,   rates,   berth  reservations, etc., call on or address,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agent,  Phoenix.  S Q. VERKBS, A. O. P. A.,  Seattle.  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  Capital $3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices in Canada  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  r'IKE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  b'ummlHHiuuttr liir tilkliiK Alllilnvlu.  Phoenix, II.  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Co0r?Flr.V&Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX, Ii. C.  Pabst*!**  After Irjitig all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come kick to the Old Reliable  ��� PA15ST.  Made in the I .arrest Brewery in the world-  jts sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS  PURE.  Jas* McCreath,  Boundary Agent       -       -        '      Greenwood, B. C.  COPPER  The new edition ofthe COPPER HANDBOOK lists and describes 3,311 copper mines and copper mining companies, in all parts of the world, covering the  globe, these descriptions ranging from two lines to 12 pages in length, according to  importance of the mines. The descriptions are not padded, but give facts in the  most condensed and get-at-able form.  There are also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the History, Uses,  Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  and Statistics of Copper, rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia of the aub-  ject of Cupper and everything pertaining to tbe metal.  It Is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  Every Miner, Prospector, Investor, Hanker, and Broker needs the book. Price  is $5 ,in Buckram binding with gilt top, or $7.50 in full library morrocco, and tlie  book in either binding, will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any address iu  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a weekol re-  ceiptand thecharge  cancelled.    Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block. Houghton   Mich., U. S. A.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Rctjulur coiiiiniinicutlon 8 p. in, gcc  oucl Thursday of each month.  KnicrtjciH iiiccIIiiuh n��c��llcil;M��Konic  Hull. McHlilr Block.  I). il.MOHKII.L, K. B. HOUCIIHH, M.D.,  Secretary. VV..M,  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOH I.ODC.K NO. 4  Mccta every Monday HvciiIiik  at   Hardy   Hall  ViaitiUK lirelhrru cordially invited.  Chas. McCngne, N.O.  IIko. R. Miiad, Kec.Sec'y.  Marcus Martin, Per. I'ln. Becy  WHEN WORKING  AROUND    MACHINERY  a man requires  jumpers that (it  like a glove .  Overallsof light,  weightbut. great  strength. The  kind that will  shed grease like  a duck's back  sheds water . .  " BUCK BRAND"  overallsinshort.  T b e y contain  none but the  be^t of material  and rindingsand  are as crefu'ly  finished inside  and out as a pair of trousers.   ,    .  Ask your Dealer for the   .  "BUCK BRAND"  they always bear the Union Label  Manufactured By  Wm.J. McMaster & Sons  LTD.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  CANADIAN o  *?ACJFIC Ky.  WINTER  CARNIVAL  RQ5SLAND  February 7 to 10  A pencil mark here L  is a reminder that voursubscription to tliis pap>T is  now past due, and tbe publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.  SINGLE FARE,  ROUND TRIP  February   7th,    8th    and    9th  Good to return till February 12th  FULL PROGRAMME  CANADIAN  WINTER.     SPORTS  For Programmes, rates and detailed  information, apply to  A. \V. Hai.ev, E. J. Coyi.k,  Agent, A.G. P.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C.  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  OREGON  Shout Line  and Union Pacific  ONLY LINK  EAST   Via  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Kuropeanii otlitsi  foreign countries.  I.CHVCK  Daily  Spokane Time Scliedulr.  HKcctive Nov. 32 1903  Arrive:  Daily  7.35 a. 111. KAST MAM.���Tii and from  Coeur tl'Alenc district, l'arm-  itlKtoti GnrfirUl ( olfiix , PmII-  niau, ���Mokcow, *Ponicroy,  WuilshuiK, Dny ton, W a 1 1 n  Wnllfl, l'ciidPcton, Haker Ciiy  and nil points Knst 1.00  4:30 p. 111. KXPRKSS���1'or l'flriningtotj  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman  Moscow.r.enrlston, Portland  San Hiancisco, Hukcr City  aud nil points HAST.  UXPKKSS ���Vrom all point!  Kaal, linker City, San 1'ran-  cisco, Portland, Colfax, Gar-  Held and Kartuiuxtoii it.40a.m  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  .San Kruiicisco-I'ortlahd Route.  Steamers anil from Alnswortli doc*,   Portland  at 8 p. in. and from Speai Street wharf, SanFran  Cisco, at 10 n. 111. every 6vc days.  Hor  further information   as  to ratea, lime  trains, equipment, etc.. address  OKO. J. MOHl.KR.Gencrnl Agent,  Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINK HOOTS AND SHOES  MADE   TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   A  ND PKO;-  PECTORS* SHOES   A   SPECIALTY.  Shop  on    Dominion  Avenue.  Average Prices ol Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic.                 La  ke.  Month.  1SXM    1��J05       HH)4  1905  January...  .12 410 15.05    12.553  15.12S  February..  .1_.0G3 15.010 I_.a-15  15.13fi  March   .12.298 I5.2oS 12 250  15.045  ,12 922 14.!>18-13.120  15 OtU  May   . 12.758 14.027 V3 000  14.820  June ....  .12.201* 14.073 12.31W  14.S12  July   12.279 14,888 12 500  ��� 15.1105  August   .12.IJ42 15.79    12 40S  15.73  .September.  ..12.494  15 905 12.020  15.U7S  October ..  ..12.994  10.38    13.117  10.44  November .  . .14.283 10.080 14.455  10 H5  December .  . 14.0(K)          .    14,850  Year  .12.820     12.990  WANTED. ���MEN AND WOMEN WITH  common-school education, tlint arc l'rct,.0j  working for small waccs. to qualify ns snlnncrt  ad writers or show-card writers ihrouKh o"r  Instruction by mail. Prices low; terms easy: no  books to buy. Send lor circular, stating where  you saw this ad and which position you want.  International CoKRKsroNDE.vci: Schools.  Scranton, Pa.  Throwlus: Biz Names.  The editor of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer refers to his esteemed contemporary the editor of the Times as "an  Aristophanian sphragidonychargoco-  meta who is suffering from intellectual  hysterocystocele." At last accounts  the Times man was still out. It is  said that Daniel O'Connell once made  a bet that he could close up a voluble  Irish apple woman by flinging at her  head one single word. Daniel won.  When the lady had been provoked to  the necessary extent and her eloquence  was at full flood, O'Connell transfixed  her by calling her a parallelogram.  Evidently heavier verbal artillery than  O'Connell's had to be brought into action to subdue the editor ofthe Times.  ���Victoria Times.  THE  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  W  **  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  smelted here, with a valuation of over #12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles discant, but iu front of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the mines aud smelters of the Boundary.  The   Pioneer   is  worth #10   per  year���but  it costs  only  $2,   if the  coin comes with the order.     Maue all orders  payable to the  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  I      W. B. WILLCOX., Manager. .* .* Phoenix, British Columbia I1!�� PHCW__n__ WONEEB.  >i8  mi  �����>���/<%$  #  TO  There cannot be different degrees  of purity any more than there can  be different degrees of honesty.  If a man be honest, that is all he  can be.    There is no superlative.  One flour cannot be purer than  another. It can only be more  nearly pure.  In these times when all flour manufacturers are claiming purity you  should remember these two things:  Actual purity in flour can only be  secured by the use of electricity.  Royal Household Flour  is the only  flour,  made and sold in  Canada, that is purified by electricity.  You   can   get   Ogilvie's   Royal  Household Flour from your grocer.  Oflilvie Flour Mills Co., unite*.  MONTREAL.  "Ogilvie'a Book for a Cook," contains 130  pages of excellent recipes, some never before  published. Your grocer ca.11 tell you how to  ffet it FREE. I  Gait Coal  delivered to any part of  the city.  Hay,G*ain,  Oats, Wheat, Feed,etc.  Large stock.  _��  Good Dry Wood.        ^  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  Knob Hill Ave.,        ou^SST        Phoenix, B. C.  Phoenix-  ���    Greenwood  Stage Line |;  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m.y  1.30 p. m.J  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  I. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  ling New  Fv_ rvthiiur New CARRIAGES AND OTHER RIGf  CVCiyilllllgnCW HORSES and saddles, several  " '������"Il" ������������ ����� hUNDRED CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  O*^***"********.*^**^^  P. Burns & Co,  PHOENIX  MARKET.  \ HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C.  1 HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C.  ....totaled Mail Heat Wants, jj  ;          Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, \ [  ;          Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade, ] 1  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix. i,  |   FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. . j  \                               All orders receive prompt attention. ' i  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in the shortest  time with the (jreatest eaue of' peration.  Write for Catalogi ������  PIONEER PUS, CO., AjonU, Phoon.x, ft. C.  Advertising tile Boundary.  The Phoenix Pioneer,   of  Phoenix,  B. C, issued  a  special   New   Year's  number  which   would   be a credit tb  any  town  of ten   times   the  size  of  Phoenix,   and   which   reflects    great  credit   upon   Manager W.  B. Wilcox.  It consists of seventy-two pages, embellished with   over one hundred halftones, and is graphically descriptive of  the advancement of one of the finest  copper   mining   districts in the world.  The  Granby  Consolidated,   in which  Mr.   J.   P.   Graves,   Mr. A. L. White  and others  of this city are heavily interested, receives an excellent write-up,  and is proof of  the   wonderful results  that may   be  accomplished   by enterprising men.    Everyone   interested in  the development of the Boundary district should secure copies   of the spe  cial number for distribution among his  friends.���Spokane Outburst.  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Talkku of at  Home and Klskwhkkk  Nothing Slow About Them.  There is nothing slow about the  newspapers in the Kootenays. The  Cranbrook Herald, Phoenix Pioneer,  Fernie Free Press, and Nelson News  all issued holiday numbers that outshine anything of the sort we have  seen from Eastern Canada. We paid  our tribute to the Cranbrook Herald  last week, and since, we have been  favored with copies of the other papers  and, like the Herald annual, they make  us admire the enterprise of the fellows  in the mountains. All the pages of  these editions are original; no importations from jobbing houses, but reading matter and advertising, put together in the respective towns. Western papers are up-to-date.���Lethbridge  (Alta.) Herald.  Covered Whole Field.  One of the most attractive and interesting annual publications that has  reached this office is that of the Phoenix  (B. C.) Pioneer. It is in magazine  form, has 72 pages, is profusely illustrated and neatly printed. A tremendous amount of work was required to  produce such a publication, and it is  a great credit to the office from which  it was issued. There is much of  great interest in the mining way in  and about Phoenix, from which material can be collected, and that duty  was certainly in good hands. But the  publishers did not confine the contents  to the narrow limits of a single place,  the whole Boundary field was covered,  and prominence is generously given to  Grand Forks, Eholt, Midway, Greenwood, and other camps in that very  rich and important mining district.  This annual will prove of great value  to the mining interests of that part of  British Columbia, and the publishers  richly deserve a handsome reward for  their enterprise. ��� Loomis (Wash.)  Prospector.  Last week we received the splendid  special edition of the Phoenix Pioneer.  It is a fine specimen of printing, contains many good half-tone illustrations  and will certainly prove to be a valuable work in advertising the great resources of the Boundary country.  Brother Willcox is to be commended  for his enterprise and congratulated  upon his success.���Republic (Wash.)  Record.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Rex." "J.A.T.," "Monte Cristo Fractional" and  "Toothpick fractional"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division ol  British Columbia. Where located: -J.A.T."in  FGreenwood Camp and"Rex." "Monte Cristo  ractional" aud "Toothpick Fractional" in  Greenwood Camp.  TAKK  NOTICK  Ihat I, J    L.   Martin. Free  Miner's Certificate No. 891,507, inteud.sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Re-  cordir for Certificates of Improvements for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of i.he above  claims.  Am further take notice that actlc 1, under section 37, must be commenced before .he issuance  ol such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 17U1 day ofNovtmber. 1905.  J. I,. MARTIN.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '���Dexter   Fractional,"     'Pilot   fractional"   and  "Log Cabin Fractional" Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division ol  Yale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICK ihat I.Isaac H.  II Mletl, agent  lor Thomas  Roderick, Free Miner's Certificate  No. DS5476; James Marshall. Free Miner's Certificate No. B01550; James McNutty, Free Miner's  <tertifi'ate No   B&S475. and  Daniel  Hresuahait,  Free Miner's Ceitificnte No. 1184858, intend, sixty  days from the date hcteof, to apply to the Miu-  ing Recorder for Ce lificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that act'on, under section 37,must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate. ( Improvements.  Dated this md daj of November, A.D. 1905.  I. II   HALLKTT.  ALL GO 3D THINGS  Imust win upon theirja  merits. The International il  Dictionary has won a  greater distinction upon  its merits and is in more  general use than any other  work of its kind in the  English language.  A. II. Sayco, I.t,.I>., D.D., of Oxford  I University, Kneland, ha* recently ��tM  j of It: It is indeed it marvelous work : it i;  I difficult to conceive of a dlctionury mure  I exhaustive ami complete.    Everything is ?,  [in It ��� not only what we might expect to!;'  1 And In such a work, but also what few of ji  j u�� would ever have thought of looking tj  I for. fi  A supplement to the new edition lum |!|  I brought It Xully up todaU*.   I huvo lieeuji  j looking through the latter with a fucliiiir -���  I of astonishment at lt�� completeness, ii:ul  I the amount of labor that has been put  I Into It.  FREE���"A Test In Pronunciation," !���������  IstruetTve   and euturtaiiiiuK  ] fur tlio wlioio family.   Also  ] Illustrated pamphlet.  lO.&C MERRIAM CO.,  PUBLISHERS, 5  Springfield, MA8S.  ���  I  # ^ J  Rockefeller is advising people to  live within their income. A good  many people do it because the income  is so big; that they can't conveniently  spend it all; and a whole lot more people do it because they can't get credit  beyond the contents of the Saturday  night envelope, says an exchange. The  only people who cannot follow Mr.  Rockefeller's advice are country editors���they have to live outside their income or not live at all.  tit  A rural preacher, says an exchange,  at the conclusion of a sermon, said :  "Let all in the house who are paying their debts stand."  Instantly every man, woman and  child, with one exception, arose. The  preacher seated them and said :  "Now, every man not paying his  debts stand."  The exception noted, a care worn,  hungry-looking individual, clothed in  his last summer's suit, slowly assumed  a perpendicular position.  "How is it, my fritnd," asked the  minister, "that you are the only man  not able to meet his obligations?"'  "I run a newspaper," he meekly answered,   "and   the   brethren  who just  stood are my subscribers, and "  ���!���  The Pioneer is in receipt of the  second or third long winded communication from the Lord's Day Aili;inceof  Canada, Toronto, of which Rev. J.  G. Shearer is secretary and Rev. T.  Albert Moore, assistant secretary, bearing on the controversy which the Nelson Daily News has had with the  alliance. We are asked to publish the  same, and if the reverend gentleman  would study and practice brevity, 100m  might be found for his views, although  the News is well able to take care of  itself. Mr. Moore made some statements about the News and about  miners in the Kootenays which are, to  say the least, open to criticism, and not  statements of fact. If he would stick  more to bare fact, he would find more  people in the west in sympathy with  his work, and would also br able to  enlist to a greater extent the assistance  of the press.  ���������  The war between the two power  companies operating in the Boundaiy  may be interesting, and theie is  usually sympathy for the under dog in  the fight. But, after all, ���.������hat the  residents ofthe Boundary wish is to  sec the mines and smelters in full operation all of the time. In that way  we will enjoy continued piospeiity.  We know that the Cascade concern is  today unable to furnish electrical  power and in a few months will be far  behind the procession, owing to increases. The West Kootenay company, we know also, has the available-  power and necessary capital���two  things the Cascade company lack.  While no one is desirous of seeing  trouble come to any one or any company, the prosperity of the Boundary  is paramount to any one p-.rson or  concern, and if they attempt to stand  in the way of progress���well, it is unfortunate for them, that's all.  ������a  George C. Hodge, of Nelson, district superintendent ot the li. C. Telephone Co., Ltd., was in the city last  Saturday, straightening out some kinks  in the local switchboard���in which he  was successful. Mr. Hodge started  this week on a six weeks vacation,  during which he will visit the large  cities on the Pacific coast, and pick  up, if possible, some new ideas in the  telephonic world. This year it is the  intention of the company to put in a  metallic system in Greenwood���all the  same l'hoenix���and it may be necessary to rebuild the system entirely,  owing to the corrosion of ihe wiies in  that town Irom smelter smoke. Alter  that Grand Forks will be tieated the  same way, when the Boundaiy system  will be in the most complete woiking  order.  BOUNDARY WILL FURNISH MUSIC.  Greenwood   Brass   Band  Has   been   Enjiged  for Rossland Carnival.  The band committee of the Rnssiand  carnival has at length finished its  labors and filed a repoit. Its chief  duty was to secure a proper brass band  to play during each night and day <<l  the carnival, commencing on Wednesday, February 7th. It was found to  be impossible to organize a band loi  carnival purposes in the city, ovrn by  drawing from Trail. Applications  were received from tlie Nelson, Greenwood and Colville bands to furnish the  music needed, and the committee decided to engage the Greenwood band,  a musical organization of more than  local reputation, of which A.D. Hallett,  a very capable musician, is the leader.  The Greenwood band will anive there  on Wednesday, February 7th, in the  afternoon, so as to be ready to play at  the masquerade carnival to be held on  that evening.  A VENERABLE PASTOR  CURED BY PE=RU=NA.  Old  People   Are   Especially  Liable to Catarrh.  Peruna is a Tonic Especially  Adapted to These Cases.  A VISIT TO  OUR  FACTORY  would prove a revelatien to  many boot dealers as well as  boot wearers. It is equipped  wilh the most modern  machinery. Every department  is under expert supervision, and  none but No. i leather and findings ever enter the doors.  In this age when all is substitution and adulteration, we confine ourselves strictly to the  best materials Ihat money will  buv.  Rev. J. N. Varkor, V lira, N. Y., writes:  "In June, liwil, I lout my sense of hearing entirely. My hearing had been  sornowhat impaired for several years,  hul not so much affentocl lint that I  could hold con vitro with my friends;  but In .lune, 1001, my senso ol hearing  left mo so that I could hear no sound  whatever. I was also troubled with  rheumatic pains in my limbs.  "I commenced taking Pernnaand now  my hearing is restored as good as It was  prior to June,  Strong and Vigorous  At the age of  Elghty-clght Years.  1901. My rheumatic pains  are all gone.  J cannot speak too highly of Peruna,  and now when eighty-eight years old  can say it has invigorated my whole  system.  "1 cannot but think, dear Doctor, that  you must feel very thankful to the All-  loving Father that you have been permitted to live, and by your skill bo such  a blessing as you have been to suffering  humanity."���J. N. Parker.  In old ago tho mucous membranes become thickened .ind partly lose their  function. Peruna corrects nil ilus by  its specific operation on all  tbe mucous.I  a Pleasure to Enoorse Pe-ru-na.  Rev. Chas. Joinder, pastor First Spiritual Society of San Francisco, writes  from :sil Turk street, San Francisco,  Cal., as follows:  "tt is with pleasure that I give my  endorsement of Peruna. My experience has been very satisfactory from  its use, and I do firmly believe that it  is the best known remedy for catarrh  in all its different forms."���-Chas.  Leander.  No other physician in the world haa  received such a volume of enthusiastic  letters of  tluuiks, _  Dr. Hartman for  Is it any wonder that prospectors, loggers and miners, far  and wide, insist on getting  "I.ECKIF BOOTS"? They  are a WESTERN product for  Western people. Accept no  substitutes.  WHOLESALE BY  J. LEffliE CO. ITO.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading Hotel of the Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  membranes of the body.  1 Feruua.  ROSSLAND'S  NINTH  Winter Carnival  FEBRUARY 7,  8, 9, and 10  HOCKEY TOURNAMENT for the Championship of British Columbia,  and Gold Medals.  SKI   RACING   AN'D   JUMPiNG    for   the Championship of Canada,  and Gold and Silver Medals and Silver Cup.  SNOWSHOE, TOBOGGAN   AND   SKATING   RACES   for   Championship  Medals.  Opening with a Grand Skating  Masquerade,  in   Rossland's  commodious  rink,   the   largest   sheet of ice in British Columbia, Alberta,  Saskatchewan or Minitoba, followed by an enjoyable    Smoking    Concert    under  the  auspices of the Rossland  Aerie of Eagles.  REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILWAYS  H.  V.  McCRANEY,  Secretary.  J.  H. WATSON,  Chairman.  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  l'nrotigh Salt Lake City, Glen wood .Springs, I.eadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  ;\ Daygight Ride Through Nature's Art Gallery  Passim; Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and  the Royal Gorge.  Icyon HolSprin^S:;:  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  13fe- The most perfectly appointed hea Ih  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com-  pletesyateru of Baths���including Turkish ��nJ  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of Us waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic, Nervout and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  For Hliminatiug all MetaUUPoisons from the  system  The grandeur of the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes,waterfalls,  ooating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursiens  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness. HARRY MclNTOSH,  Proprietor.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Providee a Christian home for students of both sexes at moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and termB write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bowell. Bursar.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jhd.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash fio R. Horrell  Caj-h $25 _ J. B. Macaulay  Cash $5 A. F. Berry  BookCase A. E. H. Clark  Bed L,inen,4dox Hospital Ladies' Aid  (ash $50 _ E T. Bank  Cash Jlo Jas. McCreath  Cash $25  Canadian Kami Drill Co.  Spring Cot A.B. Hood  Maple ^yrup A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen ~, Mrs. I. Cra-ford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A.W. Hodnes  Cash $20 A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood V. Buck less  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  7k Post Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver 3  Equipment and ervice  Second to   None  SKKK  NO  l-URTHKR,   FOR  BF.TTKR  CANT  HI!  FOUND.  Km- Di'taili'd Information, address  C.McKKI DK. ti,.n.-ral A��.mi;.   llMThinl Str.-et.   I'ORTI.AN'D, ORKGOX.  ASKED  American Boy    Ben H-ir   Black Tail    B.C. Copper   Canadian Gold Fields.   Curiboo, Camp McK (t'X-div.)  Center Star   Crow's Nest Pass Coul   Denoro Mines   Dominion Copper   Fair view   Fisher Maiden   (liant    Granby Consolidated Jto oo  3  >lo 25  ��� H  J5  5��  i  3  International Coal..  Jumbo   MoruillK (.lory     Mountain Lion   Montreal it Boston   North Star, (K. K.)   Payne    yuilp   Rambler-Cariboo      San I'oil   SuUivjin    S1.  Eugene   Tom Thumb   War Hnyle Consolidated.  Waterloo (Ass   I'aui)   White Bear   39  37  BID  2  3  J9 7S  36  30  �����J��  5  2t;  s  to  I'si  33  2K  7  Dissolution of Partnership.  Notice if hereby ijivcn that thei'opart-  uorship heretofore subsistilit; between  the lliulersi_ ie<l. n.s livery slnble keep-  p.".-.->, under the linn name of Mclntyre A  McDonald, ut l'hoenix, H. C. bus hern  this day dissolved by mutual consent.  The business will hereafter be carried  p.)ii by Murdock Mclntvie, bv "bom all  ��� leb:s of the old lii ni will be paid, and  So whom all outstanding accounts due  the old linn are to be paid.  Dated at l'hoenix, Ii. C, 6th Decem-  nei, 1!K'5.  (Signed.) Ai.kx  McDonald.  Witness: Muudock McIntykk.  Fbkd Boucime.  JOB   I'RIXTIN'G,  JOB   PKlNTIXi',,  [Ol! I'RINTINO.  \\\; du the kind you've always l>ecn in  search ol   -anti do it right.  PiaNKKk --mi. do.,    -    1'iioknix. B.C 18  \ v-  m  yf  ii/  :?4  ��ts  ':-'('  //.  M  '. p/-i  - -3��."--i'-  ������;'���;}  ���4^-t  %K-  ^  i  ���W(;  $  ���'/}���;.  li  ���'. p��  ,'<!��  '������;���:���]  1?';  -Pi-;.  ':���)";.''���  J'; ::. ;  ���'".')���:'  .]��� p  i -���-�����  ' I -p"-1 *  ���;.<,;  ���:"���'���#  ('���'.!:"  ft,'.' ���  ���'���'���!  'ff/' -.  *:���',*  I **f :'  W/  '.--��.  .1  W-  -\?,  'III  Si  m  tiff  >.���;������'������':!.a-;tf:.v:.  ���,j;vf y-H'j!.;.  tMfg  Mil!  i^?~T\  tip:'  0m$:%y  Jlltft  Ipiffc  -j_-.-a.i-: 4*  'yiBH  Mm:  tm.  $'<*c  m  WV'/  :;}������:>?  ..  pjpp--  :.j if  il  w-  ?ff  ilSlljl,  =fe*-t aft:  yy ^i'y ���  :,:���; :::i.-s  ������vt V}-]  .-'��� ti-;.  $&. ?j ������  1 ;s  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  To give zest  winter sports, relieve  "fatigue and ward off  cold, take a cup of  steaming hot  BOV  In and Around Phoenix |  HRIEF  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS  GENERAL  g  %Ammmmmmwm%mmmmmmmm  ~s  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to -date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Roomn.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., nnd First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A  McMASTER  Proprietor.  is:  w  COMING AND GOING  ���0<K><><><KX><KK><>��<^  Dominion     Hotel <  Old Ironsides Ave,         -       -          Phoenix, B, C (  This is the largest hotel in  the  city  and '  has been improved and refitted, being well .  adapted for mining  and   travelling   men. f  Bar   well  stocked   with   choice   goods. (  Dining Room  under personal   charge  of C  the proprietor, >  Telephone No. 77        Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop. )  ���00-0<M><M>0<M>C>0<><><M}  THt   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  Dotel JBrookl^n  IV FROM   OILIAB    TO   BOOF  ��� _r ��am��.i now i  .proam  imut  ���TATlO  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  fl>boenir, J5.C.  BATHROOM*    I  OO    tOTIOH  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  Maple Leaf  Rt*febe_�� Footwea*  Maple Leaf Rubbers are made from Pura Para  Rubber,over all styles and sizes of footform lasts.  Tbey Look Well ; Pit Well and Wear Well ;  Arc  ctyliih, neat ami durable.  For  Sale   by   all good shoe dealers.  J.  LECKIE CO. LTD.  Vancouver, B. C, Selling Agents.  F. W. Guernsey, of Trail, was a  visitor in the city lasl Saturday.  Richard P. Williams, the machinery  man of Rossland, was in camp yester-  __  day.  Geo. A. McLeod, manager of the  McKinley Mines, L'd , was in camp  last Saturday.  Percy Wilkinson, of the -Cottage  hotel, made 'a business trip to Rossland this week.  Edwin G. Reeder, representing the  Allis-Chalmers-Bullock, Ltl., of Nelson, was in camp yesterday.  Seth B. Smith, of the Vancouver  house of the Canadian Westinghouse  Co., Ltd., was in the city yesterday.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges, of Grand  Forks, spent a couple of days here this  week with Supt. Hodges of the Granby mines.  James Atwood, of Midway, one of  Boundary's old time mining men, took  a look at Boundary's chief mining  camp this week.  Alderman Michael H. Kane spent  a few days in Spokane this week, on  business connected with his mining  interests in Blue Jay camp.  H. E. McDonell, of Nelson, district  freight agent of the C.P.R., is taking  up the question of better rates with the  Grand Forks board of trade.  A. Muchmore, representating the  American Type Founders Co., of  Vancouver, made his first visit to  Phoenix and the Boundary this week.  W. B. Townsend and wife, of Rossland, were here last Sunday. Mr.  Townsend is looking after matters for  the West Kootenay Power & Light  Co.  Hon. Warner Miller, president of  the Dominion Copper Co., is expected  to arrive from New York city in a few  days, to inspect the mines and smelter  of the company.  Miss Colp, who has been attached  to the staff of the Phoenix General  Hospital for the last year, has resigned  and gone to Edmonton. Miss I.  Boffey has taken her place.  Joseph Genelle, of the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., was here Tuesday.  His company is now cutting logs on  the West Fork timber limits, whence  they are floated to the company's mill  at Cascade.  H. L. Newett, of Grand Forks, has  gone to Dublin, Ireland, sailing from  New York Februaiy ioth, to settle his  father's $100,000 estate, of which he  expects to receive one-fifth. He anti  cipates returning to the Boundary.  Elmer E. Miller, formerly a resident  of Greenwood, but latterl) of Spokane,  came in Wednesday to look after his  really and mining interests, the latter  located on Providence creek, and the  former adjoining the Butte hotel,  where the Pioneer was first located.  D. E. McKenzie, of New Westminster, grand master of the Odd Fellows,  visited Snowshoe Lodge No. 46 last  evening, and was given a reception by  the local members of the order. He  also visited the Grand Forks and  Greenwood lodges this week.  J. Carl Williams, auditor of the  Spokane Falls & Northern, was here  Wednesday to check in M.M.Stephens,  the local agent, who had returned from  a vacation trip to the east, and to  check out A. F. Anderson, of Loon  Lake, who acted as agent here in Mr.  Stephens' absence. Mr. Anderson is  now at Curlew. Mrs. Stephens and  family returned from Singhampton  Ont, with Mr. Stephens.  Lowrey's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. j. Gardner.  1 )r. Mathison, dentist, at his office,  Bank block, February 10th to  14th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the'Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  For prescriptions put up as the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  This mild weather makes the"oldest  inhabitant" stop to remember when it  occurred before at this season.  Wedding invitations and announce  ments promptly executed in the lateit  styles in ihe Pioneer Job Department.  Charles Hagan is now  proprietor of  \iaple Leaf hotel,  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  International  Coal shares.  Purity  the Druggist.  Just received  first consideration   by   Boyle  Watches 1  of  fine Cut Glass.-  and   Barker &  taken the Stemwinder  DRY WOOD  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt   attention   to all   orders.  Telephone B32.  The finest Assortment of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  the Boundary Country, for Holiday Presents, to be found at  %  Dominion Ave.  CALL AND SEE!  the  Wilkinson have  hotel.  Nelson proposes to enter upon a  vigorous advertising campaign through  the tourist association and the board  of trade.  The Eagles have leased the use of  the new Miners' Union hall, as well as  the Odd Fellows and Knights of  Pythias.  Mr. Hannam, the dairyman, is prepared to supply the best, purest and  cleanest milk and cream to hotels and  private families.  Prendergast & Munro expect to give  another fancy dress carnival at the  skating rink on February 20th and will  have the Greenwood Citizens band in  attendance.  On Sunday evening at the Methodist church the pastor will commence  a series of sermons under the caption,  "Isms of today." The first will be  "Spiritualism."  The St. Patrick's eve ball, to be  given by the Ladies' Aid of the Catholic church promises to be as much of a  success as those heretofore given by  this well known organization. It will  take olace at the new Miners' Union  hall.  Miss Anna E. Fraser, sister of Mrs.  Dr. Boucher, of Phoenix, was married  on February is], at the home of the  bride's parents, Vancouver, to R. H.  Rogers a solicitor at Vernon, in which  latter place the couple will make their  home.  If you have not yet secured that  copy of the Holiday Number ot the  Pioneer that you wished to send to a  friend, there is no time to lose. Notwithstanding the large edition printed  ���over twice the size of last year, the  orders 'nave been coming in so fast,  ihit the number will soon be exhausted. Hundreds have been sent away  this week���as fast as they could be  bound up.  a   large   selection  Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Thursday evening the Intermediate  Hockey Club gave a dance at Miners'  Union hall.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from February  9th tb 12th.  Prescriptions quickly, and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  Blue papers served by tbe police  this week drorc several who toil not,  neither do they spin, from the city.  Clark & Binns have just received a  large consignment of willow and reed  rockers, prices ranging from $5 to $ 14.  Since February 1, the eight hour shift  has been adopted at the Sullivan  smelter at Marysville, East Kootenay.  While the weather has continned  very soft this week, there has been  skating at the rink the last two evenings.  Next Tuesday the Knights of  Pythias will meet in their new quarters  in the new Miners' Union hall for the  first time. First and thiid rank will  be put on.  We have them m all tlie latest sizes  and grades for Ladies and Gentlemen,  from the low priced everyday Watch to  the expensive Railroad Timepiece, and  the price is as low, if not lower, than  elsewhere.  Call and Look These Over.  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW THE GOODS.  E. A. BLACK, the Jeweler  FIRS'I  i&&9&&m  ����������  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  Phoenix, B  C.  Lyf**+**^-#*-*��-4/*F*-*+ir*4r*-*+**4  Church Services Tomorrow  I  Boundary Side Lights  ���&&<&^<$*4&>4&4&~&4y&<fr4fr^^^ty  GET  ALL  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OK   THK  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICE 25 CENTS. '  A   COPY   AND    SEND  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY.  TO  I. W. Bishop, of Greenwood, recently died in the Sisters' hospital in  that town.  Grand Forks is preparing for a  mammoth smoker, to be given on St.  Patrick's eve.  Grand Forks alderman have introduced a bylaw to increase the hotel  licenses from 8 to 12.  Mayor Naden, of Greenwood, was  delegate to the meeting of the Associated Boards of Trade held this week  in Cranbrook.  Rev. McLeod, formerly of New-  Westminster, is now in charge of the  Grand Forks Presbyterian church for  a few months.  Whatever may be the meaning of it,  the C.P.R. has kept a small force of  men grading all winter between Midway and Rock Creek.  The town of Ferry is progressing.  The first Sunday service was held  there last Sabbath, Rev. Hale, of Che-  saw, being the clergyman.  Thursday three cars loads of sons of  sunny Italy were brought to Midway,  to be added to the working force on  the railway building west from there.  Greenwood curlers returned this  week from the Rossland bonspeil, having carried off two prizes, notwithstanding the soft condition ofthe ice.  City Clerk J. A. McCallum, of  Grand Forks, has been reappointed  city clerk and treasurer, and A. E.  Savage is now chief of police and chief  of the fire department also.  Franklin City is the name of a ninsr  townsite recently platted by a Grand  Forks syndicate near Franklin camp.  It is situated a couple of miles north  ofthe big canyon on the East Fork of  the North Fork of Kettle river.  Greenwood's board of trade was reorganized last week with W. T. Hunter as president and H. O. Lamb as  secretary. The organization will endeavor to get the Great Northern to  build to Greenwood, and to secure as  good freight rates as Nelson now  enjoys.  i   Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m.- Sunday-  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Church of England���Services, ist  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  * Phoenix Beet  1  T  T  T  I  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and the Purest Spring W'ater it is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring  Water Ice for Sale.       Bottled .Draft Beer.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,  Proprietors  1  9  i  ���  I  1  ��  I  I  START  190<5  RIGHT   BY    GETTING  YOUR  Account  Books,  Stationery,  etc.  . .. FROM . . .  McRae Bros.  Knoii Hill Ave.  Phoenix.  LARGE   AND   VARIED   STOCK  TO  SELECT   FROM.  Clothing!  PHOENIX, B.C.  9-9-9-9-  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers.. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shifts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new. seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  to  1  n  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. knobhiua-..,......      ^  >��C^XSX^___D��S��<_^  BIRNIE BLOCK.  KNOB HILL AVE.,  l'HOKNIX.  0  8  A. S.  HOOD,  Notary Potlic,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.  Bank Block, PHOENIX, B.C.  Rents and Accounts Collected.  Special attention to Conveyancini;.  Mr. Hood intends to give i-my  matter entrusted to hitn prompt  nnd careful attention, unit solicits  n share of puliHc favor.  Tel. A54.  P.O.  Box 33.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION AVE , PHOENIX, B.C.  Fresh and  Salt  Meats.  Tvi. No. 12. Fish,   Poultry  and  Oysters.  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX, B. C.  .Sign Writing on sbort notice. :        Estimates promptly furnished.  D. JL Matheson  3nsurancc H_ent  FIIIKI.rrY     llOXDM.  FIBK,   I.If JUT  AN J)  ACCIKKN'I'.  it.atk   r;i.AHS.  CUMMIMMlUNKIt    1'Olt    TAIvINf;    AFFIDAVIT**.  PI IOI.NIX,   B.C.  "^T^C" '*��" V!��~ VC" HC'"^ ^' il  THE  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Men's Suits  'i'��v  z\  es  dren's Goods  The  iWtiio Hunter Co. Limited.  -zgr^p  \0 *& ^-'w^^'-pt  _r &~ *r >7~ 0* t;r- ^ar ���r.���__B"\1  _r- _?���_.-' _.��� _��-" vs.������ _r '_" ,^_*k��*_  w  ft  ff  ff  and Brown, also a   nice   range of  It Yott YfHtlt a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Stlirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  ���S -Mats    A large assortment,  just   in,   of  those   new  fall   blocks,   in   Black  S'traw and linen hats.  Q S S'_0CS Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent caif dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Salts  A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   three  piece suits, stylish. ..���'���������  See our line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists. .       ',   .  3^^^^_________s^_=  U*i _���*n<+.+**.-11  ��4��)T4_4t'_l <in*i�� MMkutav  :  i  fc4  f  &

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