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 '���".���^'ji  ^SiES^fiS  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in 1902. & jr��  ���  totteer.  Vol. IV.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  ��� ���*    ������'���-��� ~'^wm^^m^^m^k$^��m  ������ ;\. '���'���'\s^^^^m^0f^m^0^^^^m  '������ ���      ���.������:"���'. '���'���'������' -''^^ ..'".^���''^fO.V;:';'';^  and -to&ng :��M^^^MSS  Gamp of Ebundary*  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA   SAJLTRDAV FEBRUARY i4l   1903  .���-j ���-?.-���:  The Big Store  We have just received the Largest and Kesr Assortment of  SO APS  that ever arrived in the'city.    Just have a loo"*' at the list.  The world, famous Sunlight-Soap. -  '"   Millions use'Eclipse Soap.  The Royal Soap Co.'s leader���Royal Crown.  .The widely known and reliable, Linen Soap.  And what's the Matter with Peerless ?  COAL MINERS  ALL STRIKE  East Kootenay Collieries Are  Tied Up.  MIST AFFECT METALLIFEROUS MINES  Serious CoRdlllon of Affairs���Nerthporl Smeli  ier Cfoted-Slilemcola By JBolh Sides���  ., Coke tot CmI Supplies Shut Off. I  After some few iriuiiciings to whicl  little attention was paid, tlie old double nmoiii' the coal miners 111 East*  ICooten.iy, whence is obtainable all the}  fuel supplies for tlie Kootenay audi  Boundaiy smelters and   mines, 'went  mix  Toilet Soaps.  Beauty is only skin deep, and il only takes a very little  Lye to wash it off entirely. All Pooit .Soaps contain Lye,  hut those on the following list are guaranteed stiictly pure.  D'Olfils & Ribes' Genuine French Castile.  Taylor's Twin-Bar Castile,  Just what you  require for baby �� Infants' Delight, Grey  Oatmeal, June Rose, White Rose, Heliotrope, Trilby  Bouquet, Etc.  floating Soaps for the B&th  Proctor & Gamble's Famous Ivory.  The well known English Soap���Crest.  Special value in above lines  for the balance of the month.  MIDWINTER CARNIVAtTNBXT WEEK.  Will be Held Wednesday Evenloj, February  I8lh.    ���'  Next   Wednesday Manager Rogets  ��ill give a midwinter fancy dress carnival at the Phoenix skating rink, and  is pieparing that every on)} who attends  shall have a good time.     The  Biner  l-and will be in attendance, and among  ..tliei things that will take place will  be a tug of war between the Granby  Hungry Seven and the ShOwshoe men  behind the drill.    The list of prizes to  be awaided is as follows: *  Best Gentlemen's costume, cutter  ride to Greenwood, given.by Mclntyre  & McDonald. ��� *\    ������  Best Lady's costume, t 'dozen cabinet photos, by James Milncr.  Best Boy's costume, pair gold cuff  buttons. j'  Best Girl's costume, glove and handkerchief box. J  The doors will be openejl at 8 p.m.,  ISSUE BONDS  FOR $100,000  Boundary Mining Notes.  To Pay Indebtedness of Dominion Copper Co.  AND ALSO PROVIDE CASH SURPLUS  Decision Arrived at ihe Recent Meeting at  Toronto ��� Shareholders Given First  Chance to Take Ihe Bonds.  out on stiike tin's week���thereby involvij ,|)e admission for this occasion being  ing to a greater or less extent, almost 25 cenlSi After the masks have been  the entire metallifeious mining indus- removed everyone will be fallowed to  tiy of the province. ��� skate.   ' { ���  .U'oii) to the above effect was receiv-i  !-  cd in 1'lioenix last Wednesday  morn-' l,ockey "���>* at tbc p6rka-  ing, and was shprtly thereafter confirm-,'    Last Saturday evening the Phoenix  ie Hunter-Kcndriek Co,i  IMtOHNIX GRKHNWOOD GRAND KOKKS SANDON  'ffljsa��Bmiin  MORRIN,  The balance of our Xmas stock of China  Ware will be; sold at the ACTUAL COST.  The variety is still well up to the mark, and  there are several 4 and 3 piece sets still un-  sold-: :Tijis^ will jgive.you a chance to replenish ^ of dighes for very little money,  Drop in early] and so get first choice.  Not much use in commenting on our visual big  stock of GROCERIES and PROVISIONS. All merchants are big value givers these days, yet we thinkf  after investigation, you will find us here with the  goods at pricey that are money savers to you, quality  considered.  *  Our HARDWARE stock ic replete with  goods Jifrom the best markets of the world.  ng Machines,  in goocj sjiapc-'and ir\\  o the publiV  ed by the receipt of lelegiams sen!- b)  Manager Tonkin, of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co., to the various  smeltet,  .managements,  The tollowing is the statement sent'  out by'Mr. Tonkin to the press, being'  his side of the 'serious story:  Manager* Tonkin's Statement.  Fernie, B. C, Feb. 11. ��� The employ ees at all places failed to report for  wotk this morning, without any notice  to the company. I understand the  union have .declared a stiike. The  union represents iS per eent of the  employees.  The vote for the strike was :as follows: Coal Creek* 49 for a strike, out  of a total of 138 employees; Morrissey,  90 for a strike, total employees 504;  Michel, 80 for strike, total employees  372. This does not include coke oven  employees," who were not interested,  but were driven from work this morning, as "well as 'he engineers, firemen  and fan runners.  The reasons for the strike are not  known as yet, 110 demands having been  made on the company. 'Ihe men were  earning excellent wajres. 1  ���,   The Union's Side.  The following is given as the statement from the secretary of the Fernie  Miners' Union j  Fernie, B. C, Feb. 11.���The situation as it stands today  is   this:    The  Morrissey mines have  been   working  under a protested wage scale since November 1 st.    The Fernie mines have  been working under  a protested wage  scale since the 4th of August last, arid  although the union has on   several occasions tiied to obtain a settlement they  have up to date been   entirely ignored  by the  management.     Realising that  nothing conjd be obtained except by a  stiike this has bven  done,  and today  there is not a, wheel turning at Fernie,  Morrissey or Michel.  Situation in the Boundary. I  The unpleasant news of the strike  finds the three Boundary smellers in  such a shape that after two- weeks, at  most, if no more coke is forthcoming,  they will be lorced to close, which in  turn will have a like effect on most of  the mines, although some development  work may be kept uj>.  The Granby smelter can be operated  tor some three weeks with the coke on  hand and in sight, and tbe Sunset and  Mother Lode smelters possibly two  weeks.  Up tq the hour of (jjoiug to press  there was no further development in 1  the situation, but it seems to be the  general impression that this time the  troubles at the coal mines will be definitely settled for a long lime to come.  The Noithport smelter has already  closed as a result of the coal miners'  strike.  hockey team went down to. fthe  Forks  by special train���they alsoWnt down  to defeat at the hands of the Smeltet  City  puck chasers,  who sproved too  strong for them, sending .igeni  down  the line in one, two, three order., This  makes two out of three games that the  local team has lost lo Grand Forks.  At the close of the game the score stood  8 to 1.   The following were^theteims:  Grand Forks-=Cochrane/ Jackson,  Mitchell, Jiwing, Niles, McQueen and  McDougall. Phoenix���Strutzel, Clark,  Lyons,   Cook,   Church,  Cblton  and  Mead, .  On account of an accident on the  C. P. R-, entailing the smashing of  some freight cars in the Grand Forks  yards, the special train did not: leave  the Forks till 11 o'clock Sunday morn-  ��� r-r-:���;  _          City and District Notes  Information has been  received hero  that the Dominion  Copper Co., owning  the Brooklyn   group  of   mineral  claims in this camp, has practically decided to issue $100,000 in bonds.    It  is understood that this was decided on  at a meeting of the company recently  held in Toronto, half of the proceeds  to be devoted to wiping out the indent  edness of the company, and the balance of $50,000 .to. be held as a cash  resei ve.  While the Pioneer has hot been  able to get confirmation of this story  from those locally interested in the  Dominion Copper Co., it has reason  to.believe that the above are substantially the facts in the case, the present  shareholders, of course, being given the  preference to buy the bonds.  Just what effect this financial transaction will have in getting these rich  properties into operation Once more,  or whether it will affect them at all, remains to be seen. It would seem,  however, that the event is not entirely  devoid of significance, especially when  it is remembered that the surveys of  the Great Northern into this camp  have persistently had the dumps of  the Brooklyn and Stemwinder mines  as one of the chief objective points. Ii  is currently believed that the construction of the Great Northern branch to  PhciehTx'means the'reopening-of these  l'h is week there are four patients in  the hospital, and they are all improving.  Buy your ticket for .(he Social Dance  on Thursday next at  Miners' Union  . Bear in mind the Midwinter'Carni-:  vol at_th^ skating rink next Wednesday  evening. ...    .  S.-T. 'lipping, of Black's hotel,, has  rented the adjoining storeroom for a  sample room, "  Thursday night at Rossland. Grand  Forks was beaten by Nelson at hockey  by the close score of 5 to 4.  Joseph Bassett has his.contract   for  1,000 cords of wood for the S.iiowshoe-  mine well on towards, coiri,pl,etion.  ��� It is said that Pau.1 Johnson,  man  ager pf the  Mother  Lode smelter at  Greenwood, will   resign alter the first  ot March.  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the Snowshoe and LeRoi mines, is  expected to sail from England by the  end of this month.  Mrs. J. H. Flood is visiting her  brother, King Rees, on Gospel Hill,  and will shortly join her husband, nqvy  in business in Spokane.  Thursday evening a St. Valentine's  social was held by the Presbyterian  ladies at the residence of ,\frs. \\'. Q.  Fiasei, about .10 being present.  John S. Clu,te, the venerable inspector of customs, known all over the  province, is slowly iccoverjug at Grand  Forks from the effects of a fall on a  slippery sidewalk.  properties, which are so generally well  spoken of.  TheDominion Copper Co., Ltd., is  capitalized  at  jj5,ooo,ooo,   the  chief  eastern shareholders being Donald D.  Mann, Win. McKen?ie,   Senator Cox,  Robert  J affray, J. W. Flavelle, Hugh  Sutherland and  a few others, it being  practically a  close  corporation.    The  mines  owned   by the  coiporation are  the   Brooklyn,    Idaho,    Stemwinder,  Rawhide, Standard  and   Montezuma,  the  chief development   work   having  been done on the first   four here men  tioned, amounting  to  several   thousands of feet of sinking, raising, drifting  and crosscutting.  In 1901 James Hreen operated the  group, spending $125,000 in development and new machinery. Owing to  a disagreement with the directors, Mr.  Breen stopped operations over a year  ago, and the properties have remained  idle since. It is said that a measurement of the ore in sight iri the Brooklyn and Stemwinder mines at the time  of the closing, showed that a profit ot  $750,000 could be made by extracting  and smelting it.  Next Monday is payday at the Snow-  shoe mine for the month of January.  The ore crusher at ths Knob Hill  mine is now >unningon double shift.  The new No. 2 furnace at the Sunset smelter has been in operation for  several days, while the No. 1 furnace  is being iepaired.  At the Snowshoe the work of getting the parts of the elecfic hoist to  the new shafthouse is about completed,  I'he compressor will not be operated  by elertiiiity for some time as yet.  Twenty men are employed at the  lime quairies at Fife, being operated  by ..ihe Trail Smelter, and in the course  of a week or two shipments are to commence at the rate of two cars'daily.  The branch pole line from the Cascade sub-station   in   Phoenix  to the  Snowshoe shaft house, is cleared and  the election of the poles is being proceeded with through five feet of snow.  Last Tuesday was the monthly payday at the Granby mines, when some  325  men  received   their checks, the  to'al amount distributed in this way at  this mine alone'beingjin^the neighborhood of $30,000.  On the bond given by the Nelson  smelter on the W. T. Smith quartet  interest in the Emma, Summit camp,  $5,000 was paid in January. 'I'he  bond is on a basis of $160,000 for the  claim, or $40,000 for the quarter.  C. S. Sangster, the mechanical   man  of the Canadian Rand Drill   Co., who  are furnishing the 60 drill air compressor for the, Granby mines, has   been at  work setting up the machinery for several days, with (bur men as assistants.  J. C. Haas, M. E., has put two men  at work on the  Golconda, iu Smith's  camp, south west of Greenwood, and  ���will shortly increase the number to five.  A good deal of development work  has  al eady been done on this property, on  which there aie some  promising ore-  croppings.  ABOUT THAT  ASSOCIATION  Provisional Director Tells- of  Its Aims.'  M.  FLMFEIT BELIEVES-�����-�����  It not to be M'ne Mufgm' Concern fa Any  Sense���All Worklnj Miner* Tike An In-  tereit, at Well as Bu��!neis~Men.  ANNUAL PRESBYTERIAN MEETING.  Held   La��t  Dance  at  Thursday  Remember   the  Social  Miners'   Union   Hall   on  evening next.  J.B. Boyle went to Grand Forks yesterday, to meet Mrs. Boyle, who returned from a six weeks' visit to the  coast.  James Milncr, the photographer,has  decided to spend one more week in  Phoenix, before going away for a month  or two. Until next Friday ycu can  get a dozen of those extra line cabinets  at the regular prices. Better have that  sitting.    '  ��000 TIMES TIHS YEAR,  Opinion   of An Eastern Phoenix Realty   Owner.  A letter-was recently received by Aid.  'l'rotier, of (5rand. Forks, from J. B.  McArtluir, K,,(',, of Toronto, who was  formerly manager of. the Columbia  Townsite Co., and is owner of the New-  York townsite in Phoenix. Mr. Mc-  Arthur says in part:  "You ought to have good times this  year, as soon as Hill gets at his   Phoe-  A delegation of lead miners from the  nix branch.     I'read Kennedy's inter  view the other day, which is very encouraging indeed, I think Phoenix  will take a move this, year, and many  of the mines will open up in and ground  it. Graves' statement that the  Grant*)' company will pay a dividend will help things very much in the  Boundary. I'he hostility in the east  to British Columbia mining has in the  past few months largely abated, and  when the Centre Star, Le Roi and  Granby pay dividends capital will  again flow westward."  Week   Friday  at SI.  Andrew's  Church.  Last week F-ridayeveningtheannual  congregational nieeiing of St. Andrew's  Piesbyterian church was held at ihe  church building, and in addition to  listening to the reports of the different  societies connected with the church,-  officers were elected for the ensuing  year.  The statement of the treasurer, Geo.  E. Dey, showed that from all   sources  the sum of $1,937.88 had been received and spent,   with  the exception   of  $3. iS-on hand.    Of'this amount $866  was received by general  contributions  and $225 from the Ladies'  Aid.     A  statement of the assets  and  liabilities  shows that   the  church   has  property  and other assets valued  at  $6,273 18,  against which there is the sum of $1,-  956.60.    Oi this latter amount $1,400  is in tlie shape of long time loans from  the church building society, and $390  is due the bank.    The  balance of assets over liabilities amount to $4,316.  Reports were read from the Ladies-  Aid society, the Sunday  School  and  the Christian  Endeavor   society, and  the following gentlemen were elected as  managers for   the year   1903:     Isnrc  Craw ford,  A. P. McKenzie,   Geo. E.  Dey, W. W. I.owery, Duncan Mm ray,  J. \V. llannam and Mr.- Boyce.  It is the opinion of A. C. Flumer-  felt that the proposed. Mining,Association of British Columbia, for which  a general meeting is to be held at Victoria February 25 th, for the purpose  ol organizing permanently, will be one  of the best things that ever happened  in the province. At least, he sty expressed himself lo a representative of  the Pioneer, when visiting Phoenix  early this week. , *���  Mr. Flumerfelt was not present at  the provisional meeting when his-nam.e  was plat ed on the provisional directorate of the association,' although he is  n the heartiest sympathy >vjth its aims  and objects, ���   .   ���  He slates that it is not intended to  be a mine owners' association, nor will  it become the tool of any political party, as the very objects of the association would thereby be defeated.  Thus far considerable interest in the  proposed association .has been created  locally, and nearly every miner and  business man has received one of the  explanatory circulars. It is nartioi-  larly desirable that working miners  should join to safeguard their^.o,wn jn,-  terests. In some quarters it is thought  that an attempt will be made, if possi-'  ble, to work Chinese and laps in the  placer mines. With a good representation of , workingmen, this' couid  not be done. .    , ; - .-��  No public meeting .has yet been  called in Phoenix to consider the matter, but.the mayor Tray-, suggest.; some  evening next week for the purpose- As  the most cential locatiou in the cijty,  the Pioneer tenders the. use of its office  for this purpose.��� - -        ."    .:  Boundary Coal Mines. Ltd.  Last week the Boundary Goal -Mines,  Limited, was organized'in Spokane with  the'fallowing'officers: CVE. MkcheH,  president; E. T. Bartlett, vice-president; W. H. Myers, treasurei; P. F.  Godenrath, secretary; all of "Spokane;  and advisory committee, W.S.Fairne'I'd,  Fernie, -B..C.-, and George A Macleod,  Grand Forks. '  The company has obtained licenses  covering 2,560, acres of land at the  headwaters of the North Fork of Kettle river. It is intended to purchase'a  portable horsepower diamond prbsp'ec-  ting bore drill, and prospect the ground  at depth.  A daily stage uow tuns between Midway and Chesaw.  Kootenay has gone to the coast to confer with Senator Templeman and other  British Columbia representatives in the  Dominion parliament.  Grand Forks, city council proposes  to collect all delinquent taxes by pro-:  cess of law after March, 15th,. ^t has  als.o been decided to publish financial  statements of that city quarterly.  The electric light company has put  in the three new street lights ordered  by the city council'���one on Knob Hill  avenue and iwo on Brooklyn avenue.  Three more are to go in on upper  Knob Hill avenue.  E. W. Mathews, travelling represen- i  tative of R. G. Dun & Co., the tner:  cantile^gency, wijth headquarters for  the northwest in Vancouver', made one  of his periodical visits to this camp this  week.  Juniors at, the Forks.  Yesterday's tiain took down a team  of Phoenix junior   hockey   enthusiasts  to try a game with a   like aggregation  at Grand Forks last night.   The following boys, with some rooters,, made up  the party:    Biner, McAulifi'e, Hudson,  Miner, McKelvie, Pierce, and  Trainer.  They will return on .today's Jjaiii, and  hope lor better luck than   the   regular  hockey team   met   with   at   the   same  ace last week.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The rolloivlr.s table gives the ore shipments or Boundary' mines lor 1900; for. jootand  I��307. US Ftinnrteill.-, th^ Ut.......:-  ,,:      . '  The social Dance of the seasp.n on  'Thursday evening npxt a,t Miners' Union Hajl  Syd. T. Coulton, of the llunter-  Kendrick Co.'s staff, went over to  Rossland Wednesday to assist the  Grand Folks hockey team in the contest at the carnival,.  for igo.?, as repartetUo the Phoenix Pioneer���  IQOO  (i ran by Mines, Phoenix ...  Snowslioe, "  Brooklyn, "  Mother Lode, Deadwood ...  Sunset, ,;  Morrison, "  1$. C. Mine, Summit...  ... R. Bell,- "...  SfcVKl"ma' " ���������  jjjgj Winnipeg,    Wellington   Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan,               "  King Solomon, W.Copper ...  Vo. 7 Mine,         Oeutral...  City of Paris,             '-'���     ..'.  Jewel,             Long Lake...  Carmi,             West Fork  Providence,   Providence..  Ruby,     Boundary Falla  Miscellaneous.   04,533  2!>7  150  5,340  19,494  1,070  2.260.  2,000  100  1901  231,762  1,731  99.034  802  150  47.405  500  050  1,040  550  875  665  I002  309,858  20,800  141.320  7,455  14',8ii  8,530  785  625  482  - 1903  44,093  0,090  15,108  J,455  4,290  4,"230  11,370  810  Total, tons..'   Granby Smelter treated, tons..  81  Ft ii -  m ?����m ���  ri V  &m*  w,  xxuniiw up* vm it'ij'M'ij'Tir  ��*l  W-\\rt^ii  T77  l����.u��t  ��H  fi^ffl  isyw  ^SSS^'f^'*  "fv-SEBn-W-f IpSiS^^  t��*y*''^'tT<,Jtnfa!tfi* cAiumAjiUi kcn^i^v  ������ ^^u^^st^^*^^'^^  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  fetii if /'.  Ml  The Phoenix Pioneer,  kv.4 -  ��� -  -*&���  *���*������,&  j* 1$  fcvis.- l  ,-ti-  ������si-  ''Vfe -  -SI'  t3  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  B, G MINING  ,'iATH��SON,  IMOKO OIC UtnSMV BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO  a.t rnoemx. b. c.  W. ���.WltUCOX. Manage*.  I Business office No. 14- ���  Telephones   j-m"���^* residence. No. is-  ' '    ' ^___���  ''isitciimon I�� ADVANCB.  tiiiK&Oir....:. '   To ForeUn Countries   .- Uvou.renot.sutacr.be. to this paper, this  U an InvttaUon to vou to become one.  AdTeVtUlng rale, furnished on .ppl.otlon.  I���U notice, io and s cents per Hue.  Four weekly Insertion, constitute one month .  ���dmtlslne.  Every young businessman and every  old one, too, shi.uld  know   something  about advertising.  Business success depends largely on  good advertising.    It is the sword that  opens the oyster.  It is estimated that moie  money is  spent in advertising than upon any other  commodity in commerce.  I'eople read advertisements  to gain  information, and the knowledge thus  secured results in a profit to the retail  merchant,  There is no fad about the demand  tor well adveitised articles. People  have learned that a good reputation  for an article costs too much money to  be jeopardized by adulteiation of cheapening, and for this reason pin their  faith to things that are well advertised.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Pajamas Nkedkd ���In prohibiting  Low ciy's Claim transmission ihiouj-ti  the mails it may lie infeired that the  postal authorities are afraid of the nak  ed tiuth. Loweiy should l"�� p��j*imas  on his ideas.���Cranbrooke Heiald.  Generally speaking, the press of the  province speaks well' of the new min-  ing association;"  Once again the Alaskan Boundary  qutWion'is looming up, and it is to be  hoped that it will be settled this time,  once'for all.  ,-!'..    ������'���  Soc Rockefeller is trying to bulldoze  the members of the United States'Sen-  ate.." But'for once, it seems, John D.  ii'iwrking up the wrong tree.'  A*s an evidence of the law abiding  natunfof this'"community, it is noted  that" Provincial Constable Darraugh  wu thV'Week removed from Phoenix  to Eholt.'  The Whole Cheese���J. Pierpont  Morgan is credited with a proposal either to take ever all our Canadian railways or to finance the C-iand Tiunk  Pacific. Good, kind Pieipont, if you  were not so humane, you'd take the  whole darn cheese.���Vancouvei Independent.  *  Sandon mines shipped 151 tons of  ore last week.  Rossland mines shipped 7,389 ton's  of oie last week.  In the Slocan pioperover 1,500tons  of ore have been shipped so far this,  year.  About 600 tons of 01 e were shipped  fiom Lardeau mines in the month ol  January.  James Ilieen's smelter at Crofton  will lake some siltcious ores from Republic camp.  So far this year the mines of the Slocan City mining division have shipped  265 tons of oie.  'The Ramblei is now the only prop-  city working to any eMent in the Mc-  Citiigan basin.  Il is now generally believifd that tin  lola Smeltet Co. will eiect a zinc sep  erator at Kaslo.  Senator Turner, a large shareholdei  in the Sullivan, claims the mine ha'  $2,000,000 in ore in sight.  Recent developments in ihe Velvet  neai Rossland, have made the shaic-  gn up on the London maiket.  "The Northport Smelting compain  declare they will appeal the$4,000 decision of Chief Justice Hunter on thi  Le Roi No. 2 suit.  The Python Syndicate, with a capii-  aluation of $7,500,000, is being organized in Montieal to woik mining piop-  ei ties near Kamloops.  The  recently   completed   tramwa}  INSURANCE AOKNT,  1'lKE, Lll-E, ACCUEN1.  CoiiiniiBBloiii-r lor taking AHMmlts.  Phoenix, B.  a. scon,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  7  R. B. KERR,  "Barrister and Solicitor,  . notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  y  ^\      RtKiiliircoinmiiiiieiillon8 p in      8c  //TV    on.l riiursunyorrncliinonlh.  " HiiKrBiiilinecliiiRiBSCulled.Mnsniil  Hall, Mormon-Anderson Hlock,  You should if you don't.   It gives the news  of the Boundary.!   It works for the Boundary.   It is owned by"the-editor and not-by--;i  any clique or faction,    I(> worth $10.00.,.,  It costs only $2.00. ��� ���>  W. I..CKRMAINK,  faeuctlliv.  1M.  . COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  ,  No. 155   Meets -Thursdays at S p. m. at Min-   ers' Union 11 all. ~~  KD. DtOWN. Pies   AUGUST I'H.GHR. Sec'}  PHOENIX AERli  NO. 158.  Muting* 011 l'riiln;  r| 8 3011.111 , Mlticii-  Uiil-u Hall.  Vmitlng   liiellire  cordially invited.  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  1 Phoenix Home Brewed     _,,|  1 Lager Beer |  *5 Brewed by a Home Institution*has proven the test and has made a Jp  =5 host of 1'iiends who testify to ils Good Qualities._        . ..      ^  1  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS ���MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave. and Banne* St..' Phoenix  WM. HALL, t're..  WM. FLU UNO. Sec^  Just Like Phoenix���The man who  lives in Morrissey and don't subscribe  for the Miner, should be careful. He  might die, and then as a celestial being  in the realms above, or a side kickei  of the devil below, he would never forgive himself for neglectmg that opportunity of doing right while on earth.���  Morrissey Miner.  ���y*'' -'' - ���     - Sandon Paystreak  H*t tcold day when the Great North-   ,     -       ^  Not Reapv fob Burial���Six weeks  ago the Ross government was supposed  to be making googoo eyes at the undertaker. Today George Washington  Ross has a nice little majority of eight.  Wh\ch goes to prove that a politician  may he dead when you've got him in a  box and planted���but never before.  era engineer* do not run a new line in  theijeart'ofthia'city, and thus keep,  the'reside'nts guessing a�� to the permanent location lines.  Phoenix has been blessed so far this  year m having no severely cold,weath-  er-^but there is snow enough to spaie  for'some of our sister towns that revel  in'fifty degrees of frost.  Indications point to a rush  to the  VaWezand Copper river sections in  Alaska; this ��pring and summer, and  the old story ol disappointment for  , thousand��>ill be repeated.    , >  ��� 'imperial reasons" cover a multitudes, of sins, .especially when it comes  to.begging the Mongolian question by  the Laurier government in matters af  Meeting British Columbia. ^  On the nth of next month' Parliament will 'meet at Ottawa. According  tollll reports, the usual efforts by railway corporations will be made to secure nice, large, fat subsidies.  ,   vw / ,  ' According to dispatches, the C. P.  R. and Great Northern have not bur-  iedthe hatchet, by any means, but are  still at it, hammer and tongs. That  'sounds good to us.    I et it continue.  'i ^ =:--  Some of the coast dailies are animadverting on "Prior's Inconsistencies."  If the gallant colonel can be any more  inconsistent than some of his predecessors, he will be looked upon as a  remarkable man.   <  Rossland's mines are shipping on on  a-rerfltge"i,'oop tons of ore per day, and  -��� those of the  Boundary nearly   2,000  . tons-daily.    Both district* could easily  doable the "ore output if sufficient coke  for ��tcelters could be had.     In a few  months the supply will be adequately  increased from the Crow's Nest col  .fteries.  s-    iEvidence is rapidly accumulating to  ttiife^fiect that most people think that  .She -socialistic  theory of government  owned coal mines, at least, would be a  Messing, pare and simple, to the mul  Utude.   The latest trouble arrong the  dusky diamond diggers ci East Koote  ,oay serves to emphasize the fimposition.   According to the present so-  cMledeoonomic arrangement, the en-  *&*.arinini; industry of the Kootenays  'and TSfalets dependent on  the whims  e��&--CQ&1 -��iinei��anager or his men.  It  its ��treH/;flape?fluoas to .point out, in  ktatx day and   generation., thjit  these  Lead Tariff Delezation Reports.  The lead tariff delegation which recently returned from Ottawa has reported to the members of the mine  owners' convention which sent them  there. The report thoioughly covers  the ground and the work do,��ei the  mainMeaturesof which are contained in  the last clause, which reads:  "We believe the government realizes  the exigencies of our case and the necessity of according us speedy relief;  that a growing public sentiment endorses our request for adequate tariff adjustment;'and that the foregoing recommendations, if acted on, will stimulate this sentiment, and by force of expressed public opinion nullify the arguments of political extremists, or of those  whoie interests are inimical to our own "  The committee f.ecpmmends that  another delegation be sent to vQttawa  when the House meets to keep gp the  lobby.  fiom the Silver Cup mine lo Eight  Mile, in the Laideau, is running splen  didly and without a hitch.  Messrs. McEvoy and Tonkin, ex-  peits of ihe Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co ,  aie expected to visit the Nicola coal  basin and look into the coal conditions  tlide this month.  F. C. Green, P. L. S., has ai rived in  Camborne for the purpose of stirveyiiif;  .1 mill-'iteand tram line foi the Calumet & B. C. Gold Mines Ltd., operating the Eva gioup there.  A large force of men is at work at  the Highland rnine.Ainswonh, and oie  is being shipped regularly. The concentrator is working wilhoul stoppage, a  full force ot men being employed.  The main vein r.nd a large body ol  high grade ore has been stiuck in tunnel No. 8 of the Payne mine. This is  highly important, ii.asmuch as it adds  400 fectot stoping ground to this famous property.  W. L. Mitchell of Vancouver, is the  authority for the statement that the  Standard Oil company has acquired 2,-  <}oo acres of coal lands owned by the  Nicola Valiey Coal & Iron company on  thesmvey of the gimilkameen-Nicola  branch of the C. P. R.  GEORGE GIBSON  j SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Phoeaix. B. C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  KINK 1100 IS AND SU01.S MAllK  IO  OKDKR.  PRAC1ICAI.   MlNl'Rh'   AND   l'ROS-  PKCIORS' SHOES'A  SPKCIAI.TY.  Shop on Dominion Avi'inie.  J--���  JAS. MeCREATH, Prop  JOBBERS IN. WlNfS EEER AND CIGARS  Sulc Aiji-iils for KiioliwiiiclliMi SeltcCH' Illwc L'aliel lirimd IlielnoU ;.  iu-ttllliiiilniid rtfrcnlitiiK of Mineral WbU-is.. ���     '��  IMioiic (Inlerx'Solicited.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  i palace Uvcry Sttftlestl  .~,ra\ea-Williniiis Block, cor.  I'irstiuid Old Ironsides Ave,  A   ' '  NE.-WV  EDITION  English and French capitalists have  interested themselves in the Spitzee  mine of Rossland, and the property  hag now entered a new era in its history. The compan> has acquired the  Derby and Nelson Mo. ? cjaims, to the  west, which possess surface rights in  important residential section of the city.  Webster's,  International  DicnpNARY  A Dictionary ol1 ��N01.r!SH,  Biography, Geography. rictloB,,yu>  25,090   Nesy W9F4��  Phrases   ��n4   Pef'HM^rff  i Prepared under th�� olrecj  supervision of W.T:HARRW -  Eh.D., LL.D., *Jnited,SUteA t  drhrnissioner pf pducattorf,  assisted ty * lar?S corps pf  eorojwtenf' BpeeUl's'^-  Rich Binding*. .M*"! F����t��  *��� 5000 lllustrstltw* '  A\  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT &.GILMAN  VANCOUVER, B   C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  The International was first issued  inlSgo, succeeding the " Unabridged.  The New Edition of the International  was issued in October,   igoo. , Get the  latest and best.   We also publish  Webster's    Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glossary of Scottish Words and Phrases.  ��� 'I-irst class in quality, second clan in sire.  ' f r  Till'.  VANCOUV1IR ASSAY Ol'l'ICh  Established 1S90  Minerals Identified and Their Values Kx-  vU"mi-    FREE OF CHARGE.  Ilnie You a Puree of Uoiiblful RocW Just I  Ma lit to'is. Mill iviid smelter tuts up to '  4000 lbs.   Checking Assajs a bpeciiiltj.  '1 he best established aiid,regul.atedh6steiiyin the Houn-  dafv.    We are centrally located in our new stables with  a'coniplete outfit 01 Saddle, nnd Driving Horses.   The;  best��� of rigs.      Parties" driven  to any: Boundary   point.'1  :������.���'  ' ���  Mcinj-yre <&i flcppnaW, Propg;  hnob Hill Meiuie  Old IroiiBiiles  Addillon'., ���'';���'-���'���'���. '  PHoenix  Mm  :...IM��.��OHM������MM��*t��MM������>MMt��������MMH����  You Should Read  -"Spfciinen pn^, Pc- ��f r.-<  bookk sen-f pi} -applipaliq^  i.OC.MBWMAMCa.  Publishers  Springfield, MaM  = COMPANY:  <���'  J   '- f-, . ��� ���   Aaent for   PABST'AND  CALGARY_  IHHUE 1 THE PHOENIX PIONEER  R. GREIGER,  Manager 6C*��  GHISPNWOOI)  The headingI WeeHte  0/ t|>e B��un��4a��"y'  Mining Not a damble.  Let the men who look upon mining  as a "gamhle" get on the right basis,  get U> ivork in the right way and they  will find 6uoc��ss oftener than it is found  in any other line of business and sue  cess a hundred times gieatfr as to results. The drought of a de��ert region,  the deluge which Noah overcame, the  heat, the cold of winter, the "worm  which diet!) not," the migratory caterpillar, the grasshopper which becomes  a burden have no effect upon the indestructible storehouses of wealth na.-  lure has concealed in her mountain  vaults where, indeed, "neither moth  nor rust doth corrupt," but intelligent  men may break through and carry away  Albin has a new line of cigars that  will suit you to a T.  Pouble spring and-mattress for sale  Inquire at the Pioneer Office. A bargain.  The Summit Hotel Dining Room  and  KitehcH   complete.      Most  central location in (the city.  Apply to T. H. RrctUSPS,  Phoenix, B,C,  tbirtgt ought not .so to be.  RE MARCUS OPPENHEIMER'S ESTATE.  All persons having claims against  the estate ot the late Marcus Oppen  hcimer, of Marcus, *vVash.,"{J; S. A.,  are requested to deliver the same to  the undersigned at Phoenix, B.C.,  not iatei than February 16, 1903.  R, B. Kerr,  Solicitor tot the "Executors.  Bookbinding  ....Ruling,  Of every description can be obtained at Eastern Prices at the  DAILY NEWS,  NELSON, B. C.  First class work and stock guaranteed.    Estimates furnished.  '������������������������������������������������������������������������������  I    Always::     |  I    Desirable     j  ��� ���  ��� Odd pieces of funiiture to ���  ��� make your home more com- J  ��� fortable.    A luxury you can ���  ��� enjoy at all seasons. ���  5.  CLARK & BINNS     ;  S FURNITURE DEALERS ���  �� 'have just what you want most. ���  : ���  ������������ffttttfitfttlt* ������������������  Spokane Uk  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  BED MOUNTAIN RT. ,  Washington and Great Nor. ffy.  V��� V. and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route between all points east  west, and south to Rossland, Kelson and all in  tcrmediate points; connecting fit Spokane witr  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R S  N.��p.  Connects at IJossJond nnd Nelson with Canadian Pacific ftflrisifji.'  Connects at Nelson villi stealer for $asJoand  all Kootenay Lnke points.  Connects at -CuTlew with stage for Orrcn  wood and Midway, il. C.  Buffet cars run on passenger trains between  tweeu Spokane aud Republic.  1 EFFECTIVE NOV. 22  iooj.  keay.e. Arrive  9 350 W��  .Spokane 5'<s p. m  .0.15a. m ,���. Rowland s 10 p m.  7.00 a. m._ Nclson,���������r ������   . .^oop m  11:00a m Grand Forks ,���4,��Pp ni  10:24 a. m       Cuilew  4'<i p. in  o.tsa. m Republic.    . . 5 4��P-m  H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent  Spokane, Wash.  Old papers for sale at  the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per 100,  r Having taken fhe PJjPgnix*  i^kating Rinij fpr tlie winter, I,  j hope to u"o business with all my(  'old fiiendsan4 many newones.  I am tunning it for the money  >there is in it, but expect to give'  > value for your money.  Watch  for fuither announce-  ^ments.    They'll interest )ou.  9  1 Season Ticiitrsi  yor Men   .  "For Ladies,  Foi Buys   .  ,  >-oo'  jSkaung Houus:  2:30 p. m. to 4:30 p. m., and,  S 1>. W-,to >o j��. m.  (Mine m��e,)  W. \V. ROGERS,   -  Proprietor.  THE MILWAUKEE  A fHiniliHr name f.>t tlu> Cliii-nii". Mil  isinki* &f>t. Paul Uiiilttny. knmui all  iverthe Union us the Cin-at Pailwat  .nnninir Iho "IM-.new Kiinitt ��1" t.ami-  ./verv dav and niphi hi'tnetn St. laul  in.l'Ciil'%rt,"8j|(j 'fJiimha ��"<1 (-'l"(*;,'f**;  ������n^oni/iwr^hmwsvi \)<r JU),,,1  ijndemtmid: popptyMW ��re l"0,!e  Mill AH Trajisroiltirn-njal \ ni(8, aHbiir-  ing to paPeoiiB^re the beet en \ i< r H"0" ".  I.nxnrl <��9 pdoi-Iich, clwtnc lijihtf, steam  h.-nt, of �� vetity i-qn.ilud by   no other  ���in**. ,  ���  ,    , ,���,  f*ee that vnitr ticket rendu via . t';0  Mtinaiiki"-" ��lit-n gob ft to any point 111  1 lie United Statea 01 Canada.    All tieKi-i  ���T5S  other iiifm-  ijieiitB sell them  Pur rates, pamphlet* 0  ullition, addresn,  Trav. "W 48��- Peifcril" *Bi'llf.  gPOKANK.W^- I'PHTr.AMJ.OK  If you read, the  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  ���t'^^'i'K^-a^Tui^rTiMLra^'fejft^JCJS  Eastern   Townships  Bank.  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL $2,000,000. RESERVE FUND, $i,2oo,ooc.  Head Office, SHERBROOKE. QUEBEC.  Vm. pARWS.Lt, President.        Jas. Macklimoii,   Gen'l Mgr. S I*. Monm  Iiiip<cloi\^  MIMtnltO'iKli, QUi-HKC-  rOCK IbI.\M), "  JIl'llMOND, "  IIUNIINO' ON, "  OBM  TOWN, "  M". J( HSb, ''  MQNTJJK+b, CJUEREC.  COHW'bVIMKi "  GIUN'HV, "  MAGOG, "  WINDbOK UUA.P,      "  OUAN'D FORKS, B. C.  yyATEK'.OO,  COATH OOK,  BRPf'OttO,  BT.   HVAC1NTIIE  KUTTON  PHOtSlIX, J).  C.  QUBBFT.  gO^riCSPONDENTO.  IN OAWADA, ^hpBauJtof Bfontreal  IN UNITED STATES ���  National Fork Bank, New York.  National Exchange Bank, Boston.  First National Bank, Portland.  Exchangt National Bank, Spokane, Wash.  JN EUROPE.  National Bank of Scotland  Savings Eank Department  Interest  at highest current rotes credited ol!  saving sccmnts.  N. H. SLACK, Actg. Mgr.,  Phoenix Biunch.  Published hi the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 19Q2  the entne Houndniy shipped 500,000 tons ol ore,  nearly every ton of-which was teduced by.  BOUNDARY SHELTERS. __  Phoenix.camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of oie  ,'" 1 1        ti       -     *  1*151 VPai:  The Pioneei is jiublishcd cveiy Saturday and  and is sent to any pait of Canada' or the"-United  Slates for ' '. "    '  $2.00  per veai���01 the test of the world foi $3 00  per  Latest and Most  Reliable News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters,;. It is feailess  '-���.v:v;^PpWN;TO;PATE."-;:;'Vr^  .-������-Your.subscription cen begin'at BnV tif��Pi ('; "'-^  Address with check  ��� :t�� Ho  FiliyiHSI^m  :Bi-���.i  A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST TEA  direcrfrom the grower to the-cqnsumgi;.  1  i  .r. s vmrri 4T rv^X^t^Trs,^  s^gr^p,!ivrs^sp!^^^l^^^2 IB  ���'-���A*!  * '-*A  w  &3  ,1��  TOE PHOBNI^. PIONEER  ORIGIN OF  MOVEMENT  "srpongcsi in mc world."  A ss kts  $ 330��568��o6349-  Surplus  $70.137.'7P-oi  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,       X  605606 607 Empire State Huilding      f  SPOKANE, WASH.*'J  L. W; MAJOR, Asst, Manager, Rossland, B. G. j  ���������������  ,��#��������������������������������������������������������������������������"����������������������������������������������������  ��  P.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE K.OK BOUNIUKV CR'KEK, URKENWOOI), H.C.  ' IIEAOQUARI'ERS, NKLSOK.II.'C;  ���.." _." .V;:.'vK" VMesale ^ awl ^_ ttttal! -\ lleat.-'" ndrckdHts.. 5  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Saturn, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  (Jraiid 'Forks';' Grccmyood, Midway; Niagara and Phoenix,  FISH,'"OYSTERS; AND POULTRY' IN SEASON.  ;  AH orders rccolvo prompt fttlentipn,  ���������������������������������������  ������������t ����������������������� ���?������������������������������������������������������������������������  MyCE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood JO and 4.  DAILY  .*,*.*    "     A. S. 4 PAWt Propriety  An  Offer  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe <daily) both for One  year : -���-'- <--���  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  yeaii..:.........:....:.....................  Phoenix Pioneer and Moptre&l  Daily Herald, bgth.for One  naen   /liicliidtnR](4|i(tsonie J'ortrnilX  ytjol    ^ofKllig Kclvard, 17x22 inclics./---.   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and ^eeklv. ��ter,  ..:_  ^^e*year::,^.;.r:,::;:;7:::,r::;:,  yilhMiriptions received to all Magaaines and Perioili  c��U tttpubll��herg lowest rfttes.  How New Mining Association  Started. '���  MINING MEN ARE (JOTTING TOOfcTIIER  Orjanizallon Must Nol Dc of Political Nature  ���All Ci��*Ke8.Are 10 Be Represented In  Membership.  2.50  Sen^all subscriptions to this office  PHOENIX  * >li0EN|XrB.���,  Don't Guess At It  Bui i( you aregoing east wrjte us for our rates, and.'let us tell you  ;���>���..'���'lJ ������''���' '��� jilio(j| 'tltf ge.-y icfajicl q'ccprn moPB'i0!1 ��\^d \V M1?  iLjijI^I^ tipjTML R4I^i^P4P  yiirwtiTMritiCmw % '"ftlwistynW jtw Pm&mst to Gbmpe  '���"'....' and CjnmnQti,        ���.  t)on't fall to write lis about'your trip, as we are In a position to give you  some valuable information and assistance. 5,3' 9 miles of track, over which  arc operated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars reparding freight or passenger rates, call on or address :  J C  LINDSAY, T.K & P.A., B. H. TRUMBUU,, Com. Agt,  v.":v        ������^i:4i-W-��H-FflRTWSRiflW:  V.~ J.. J-. '���- L.-UI1LVJ-. iW.U-LJ,^^JH JU.UJUHI  Better Stationery iimlJob Print.  iiijr Mian that turned out. hv the  l'hoeniic Pioneer has yet to his  produced.' The proof of the pud  ding in inthe'eatinp  prial withy  Give us a  our'h'ext order. ." .  PICKER PUB. Cp.i  'Phone 14. Puopsfix, B. C.  TJ\hCYON   HOT SPIUNOS   SANITAimiM  ���Mpe    most   complete U  t A  I   TH  deifr-lioatitie, Pishing an ("Excursions. Resi-  "W l'|iy��iclaii and Nurse.' Telegraphic coin-  mmjICHUon with all parts of the'world: 'two  nulla'arrive and4epart every dny. Its i>mhs  cure ��Tll nervous and muscular diseases; its wnt-  3' '��<!} *)]KJUueji.Uiiewwd Stomncli A| imcula  8W.1  Qipenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    'riione53,  "We make good bread,     Try it,  .p.w.  Proprietor-  Victoria Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  In Cottnso Hotel.  .1  We makg a specialty  of Family ar\d Hotel  trade.  Free delivery to all parts of the city.  J. S. McCAGUE, Prop.  .-'.'��� ~ri .*���������..'��� ���������,; - ' ������������������  . ''isn't it a shame that we have nothing in this province whereby its mining  uite csts can present an united from,  mine woiker and mine owners to the  ncvernineiit and make an aiiihoriialivc  d'.-iiiantJ for legislation which will benefit an industry which is paramount to  allifi lii itish Columbia."  These were some words,which were  adlressed 10 j ilm ll.llobsoii, m mag-  erof the Caiiboo Consolidaied, Ihe  most powtrlul and re|ire��entative of all  ihe bydiiiulic/Coinpaiiit'S mining in (he  Golden1 Gaiihoo of u generation and a  half ago. 'I'he time and .'place was the  C. P. R, cars (in ilu-jr way from ihe  upper country to the const some two  years a^-'o, aud the remark was passed  by a .prominent'' mining, man ".of the  Kootenays. ,  ���'Why," said the Cariboo nianinre-  mir, "that is exactly what we fellows  used to have in California and   where  11 then and since  has proved   a   bril-  ��� .-������'> V  ���>'  limit success."  Mr. llobson went  on   to elaborate  his scheme which he had been  active  in the promo'ion of years ago, explaining that the,California mining association was an association which covered  the whole pf that faipo|js fining state,  which js the premier still in that indus-  ny in the���u.njun.    lie s,h,o\vs that the  slheme w,is composed of (lie  woikers'  and the employers and   together, were  joined with them  the  merchants and  the farmeis who weredirectlyconcern-  ed In the upgrowth of the  mining industry of California, inasmuch as their  tiade was chiefly de|*ndent upon its  flourishing and thus forming a market.  The Kootenay man was  much impressed with the California scheme and  promised to (aik (he���m^ttfe.c. up on his  letum lip country.    l,Io\yever, on that  leuirn he fo(ind that the' dis,t'r|ct  was  on the  verge p,f 3  labor  tioiible, the  afterinqth of wlipse harvest is s.li|l   be-  iuj glenqied gud  the  limes were not  propitious' for. the entertainment of any  such proposition, especially if,, emanating ���fmni any employer of labor.   Anything coming from such a-source would  tightly or wrongly he looked upon with  suspicion.      The   matter,   therefore,  dropped. " ,     ',  ��om,e few weeks ago some Atlin mining men, finding themselves jn a hole  with regard to' certain conditions, in  that country, came down to Victoria  'with a view of approaching the government on the matter and endeavoring to  obtain some remedial legislation.  While there they ran across, J. B.  Hpbijon and approached him for his  support in going to the -government.  "Well,'' said Mr. Tlp.bs.on, '<you At-  lin men have evidently got your grievances, so have we in the Cariboo, and  so have the Kootenay men. You ..understand that if you approach the government on the matter you will be looked.upon' as an .unin(!qentia,l body of  men from an oiitlying district, and the  courtesy with which you may expect to  be received will'.not, more than fulfill  those exj>ec<a.iip,n��.. That is why you  have come to me. Should I-approacn"  the government 1 expect just that which  will be meted out to you and I would  iike your co-operation .similarity. If the  men of the village of Rossland came  to the government they'.will be treated  in e>;act(y tj^e aa|Y.e iyay. tyow.why  should we not ge! together and discover a way o\\i.'x  This was the nucleus of the present  Uritish Columbia Mining Association  of the province, for which a convention  is to be held at the capital on Feb. 25.  A meeting was called that night to  be attended by any one of the tiiends  of ihe men concerned in t(ie outlined  conyersiitjpn aj giy.en an,d \yas so successful that a pviblic meeting was set  for a convenient date. Tips was dope  and,was well attended, A newspaper  man was admitted into the sacred.con-  clave rind was well primed by Mr.  Hobson and gave the objects of the  public meeting to the Victoria . men  and ihe strangers within their! gates  from the upper co'ipitj-y. '  Almstroip's  chocolates   don't  mel  this  weather,   but  they  will   melt in  your mouth,  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them?  Albion's News Stand has received a  fine line of Holiday Confectionery;  Do not overlook it. '  I  THE OBSEVATORY  TlllNUR TAI.KKI) oh at  UOMI! AND KUUSWIIKf K  The "intelligent" compositor has  many black marks to his eredit, but in j  the following from a recent issue of the  Kamloops Sentinel, either the pioof  reader or editor must have been taking  ���a vacation:  The sacrament of the Lord's Supper  will be dispensed in the Presbyterian  church at the service on Sabbath morning. Preparatory service this evening  at 8 o'clock. .The name of the piece  which will be presented is the Duchess  of Uayswater, in which five or six  ��� haracters will be portrayed."  . A Manitoba editor says that he has  iwo subscribers who frequently get full,  and every time they are in that condition they come in and pay n year in  advance. One of them is credited toL  1941, and the fraternity throughout the  province are .crn?y to find out what  brand of whisksy he drinks, They want  to offer it as a premium,  w  It is the gentle l,oiyer'y who quotes  one, of ihe ancient philosophers thus:  "It is.said that the man who squeezes  a dollar never squeezes his wife-" Then  adds the sage of the Slocan in localized  comment: "In looking over our sub-  ������eiiplioii accounts we note that some  awfully gobd women are not getting the  pressure they deserve."      , <  In Periodicals.  To Subscribers to the Phoenix  J By special'aiTanjijcineiit we areable to offer some, of the best -values in  i periodical subset iptidns yet made. No one' who reads should let this offer  pass witout ordering one or, more of the combinations. , Send them to your  friends as'piesents���a little money will ihus go a long way. The combination  |Hice pays foi a full yeiily subu'rip.'iou lo each peiiodical in the rlub. Subscriptions may be new oi'ienewals, and will be sent to one or to diffcient addresses.    The Phoenix Pioncci mint l.e included in eveiy combination.  SPECIAL JLLST  Of Strong and Attractive Offerss  Speaking of clever feats of high wire  balancing, how is this from a Montana  paper of recent date: "Dave Ford, of  the local telephone exchange, has arrived home from a week's trip oyer the  company's lines.' He made"the trip  on a velocipede.-'  ���������  During the present winter the Phoenix hockey club lias been playing in  hard luck, as far ns results of matches  go. They have come out at the small  end of the horn in most of the games,  but have kept pluckily at it, just the  same, putting up as good a game as  possible under the "circumstances,  While the team is n.rjt as strong as it  was last winter, the boys are having  a deal of sport out of the game this  \\ inter, any way.  ft R. ,S Nav, Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  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Our price for four,$5.75  Phoenix Pioneer   Art Inteichainre ..;   .Or any other in Class B.,  Country Life ....'..,.   ' Oranvotlier inCluss B.  Canadian Magazine   .;,Or any oilier in Clasa B.  Success. '.'.'.'.;��� ..',...���.  Our price /or ike five; $7-25  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to aji,y, pctft of the United States anc  Canada. Quotations given on anjj li,si of periodicals, in any language, Ji en  any country, in connecUo^ujithihe. PhoenixPioneer.    Address,,  l'HOENIX, B. C.  Leaves       Spokane Tune Scli��tulc.      Arrive.  Daily Kflfcctive Dec. jj 1902 Daily  7.45 a. in. PAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Aleiie district, Karm-  ingtoll Garfield ' olfax, Pull-  .nian, '.Moscow.. *Poineroy,  Waitsbuig, Dayton, Wa 11 p.  Walla, Pei:dl:tou, B^kerCt^y  and all r.ftiuti ^>ist.' .....:...'.. 6.25 p. 111.  ���4:15 p. m" I3X.fc,R'l\SS���por FarmiiiBtoit  * 'CSurficId, Colfax,   I'lillinaii,  Moscpw.I.ewiston, Portland  Snn'Francisco, HaUer City  and all points SAST,  Ii.XPRfiSS-^KrPiU all poiuts  Jiast, Baker City, San 1'rau-  Cisco, Portland, Colftix, Oar-  field and Fanningtou 9.300. m.  ���Kxoept Sunday,  '  SflOKT MNIi TO CAbfFORNIA.  San Finnciseo-Poitianil Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock,  rprtland,  at 8 p. m. and from Spear SUfet'WI,iarf, SaiiKran.  Cisco, at 10 a. m. ev\cry Sve'dnys.    '  ~  Ti^ke^s on sale at alt, S. K. & N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOHI.KR, General A.g��ut,  430 Riverside Ave.,, S.P,ofcaue, Vrash  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICE.  Hig Six Mineral Claim, situate iu  the   Grand  Forks Mining Division  of Osoyoos District.  Where located: Iu Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I. Sydney ^'. Johnson,, acting  as agent for T. P. Mcliityt*; Free Miner's Certificate No. II ��i6\aa.iul(J. S. Robinson, Free Miner's  Certificsle'j.'c)''11 5S006, intend, sixty days from  the date "hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  i for a ixrtificate'ol improvements. Tor the purpose  of obtainin;'; a cron-ii grant of the alwve claim.  And further take notice tl\a.t action, under section 37, must be cpmmenced before the issuance  af such ceifflciite ot 'improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D., 1902.  48 Sydney M. Johnson.  AN ALL ABIDING FAITH.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  East &a4 West  VIA  SHORT LINK  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AJs'D ALL POINTS KAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS;  . q. \ is;  Through Palace an<l Totvifll tileepers.  pining and Bu.fTet Smoking Library  ���^ Fast Trains at Couwnlent Hours *\  �� Bet. Spokane and Paget Souud ��  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or address  anv agent V. V. & K. or S. F. & N. Rvs.  A.B.C.Dknniston,  G.W. P.-AV "���  : Seattle, Wash.  H. Bkandt,  !C.!P &'T. A.,  Spokane,Wn  ���urJXF-L."-*V."' ������'������' =  MINERAL ACT.  Certiiicaie ot Improvements.  NOTICE,  nominlon Mineral Claim, situate hi the Rrand  Forks .Mining Division of O.-.oyoos District.  Where located:   On Lookout Mountain, and  near the Lookout Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M Johnson "acting  as agent for J P. Shannon, Free Miner's Ceri'ii.  rate No. D 54^95. intend, Fixly days from the date  hereof, to ajiply to Ihe Mining Kecorderfora  certificate of improvements, for the purpose ol  obtaining a crown grant of the aVpve clatih.  .And further^takc noticji tHat flc.'iou, under stc-  tiou 37, must be cpmiuencecT before the issuance  of such certificate'orimprdvenichts.  I)a(ed Ui,i!>'V2Ui day ofjuly, A. 13., igpz.  t*  SY��.\EY  M, JOHN.-ON  There are just  Two Kinds of  JOBPRINTINC  Thetj are Ihe kind that is a  Qredtt to you and your printer and���the other kind._. .  Ours is Said to be the Best  4&   ���'���'  When you want something  Neat,  Clean,  Attractive  IN OFFICE STATICNERY   ...  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, U. C.  Don't you want to lead the news ot  the day while it is news? You wil'  find il iu the Daily News, Kootenay'!  live daily, publish d :it Nelson, B. C .  at 50 cents per month by mail. Cai  hi:'had also of your local newsdealei  on day of publication.  ^ L4XJlAf��..a<��  Tlie properly now occupied by  The Illinois Cent ral" Railroad Company  ling an all abiding fitii-ji in'the futuie ol  thet>real "^urihweat. 'A short time aso,  this was manifested liy the Establishment, in .Seatlit', ol an ngeney to take  wire of their inleres.ts "there. The lau-st  effort is to put on ;i splendidly e��p>ipped  new train service between St. P1111I ivnd  Chicagu'. T)\e ne��' trains will be running Sunday, November 2nd. Thev will  use their own rails between Chit-ago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  & St.. Louis Ry. traek from Albert I.ea lo  Minneapolis and St. Paul, running into  the Union Depot at St. Paul, whieh is  the siinie that is used by all lines in that  elty.  Tlie train is to be. known as "The Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis L'.inited," ., -. n�� ��� , , . *1.  and will consist of sleepin,; ear. l.uffH jtllO pttstofhce, and kllOWH as tile  library ear. u^d u-iiliuiuif chair ear'  tlirouch without, ohnrtie bet ween ChieaKo  and Sliuneapob's ami St. Paul. Dining  ear serv-iee will also be maiiilained, sni -  per heiiur served out of (. hirano and  ineakfast iiituChicago. Trains will leave  St. Paul ai 7.10 p. m. and arrive in Chi-  c-iigoit.30a.nl. Leave Chi'-auo at. 0.10  ���n. in. and arrives at St. I'aul at 8.-10 11  m making close connections at St. Paul  with all weslern lin-s. Tickets can be  purchased via this line, in connection  wil hull western lines, at nil stations..        5  For further in(drniatin\ri le^t'dini.'  rates, rotites, ti(un, etc., ctdl on ur lidt  l^reqs,  B. II. Thumiiui.Ii.  Commercial Agen III. (vnt. H. H.  143ThihlSt., Portland, Ore.  Paul B, Thompson,  Freight & Passenger Agent,  111. Cent, K. Ii., Seattle, Wash.  CurJous Bits of News,  ���Wearing aandals is an Engltah fu4  tiat baa Just reached Amerlcar* They  come In several atyJes, ana their uso.  Is saltj to meet with the approval of  Physicians and chiropodists. ,<  When "Looking Backward"' ��jaj  written It waa tba prophecy of a  dreamer that to a hundred years the  citizen would hear ��weet musks) by.  telephone. Alreuly in Londnn adv��r-  ���tlsements of f.-wl,ion<.*>Ie flat* offer you  the luxury of an electrophone In each  suite.  An English paper e'ays that a great  many valuable Jewels we're ewept op  after King Edward and Queen Alexandra's recent court. An equerry superintended the work and great care '  was taken with the yojuable. finds,  most of which were promptly enquire?!  for by their .owners.,-    .    v���i" ��� ,    v )  A peculiarly interesting ceremony bat  been gone through at Westminster Abbey several times. A stalwart grinning  bobby sits upon an ordinary cane-  seated chair, while a.tln crown Is put  on his head to the accompaniment of  thunderous' peals from the great *dr-  gan, and the shrill voices of the-boy-  choir, it is one of the rehearsals preliminary to the coronation.    - -  The English sparrow, which . has  made so many enemies In the East,  has Invaded the Rocky Mountain region. For some time past, Mr. T. D. A.  CockerelL reports, It has been known  In the north-eastern section of-New  Mexico, at Raton and Las Vegas, and  it seems to be gradually spreading  westward and southward, having recently been noticed, for the first time,  at Albuquerque.  One of the bloodiest bull-fights ever  witnessed In Juarea. Mexico, was on  March 16, when Fuentes and Mazzan-  tinl, Spain's most renowned matadors,  fought six bulls to the death. Five  horses were horribly gored and killed,  or mortally wounded during the combat, which lasted three hours, and the  ten thousand people who saw the Sunday, afternoon battle had their thirst  for gore fully satisfied.  The Russian Government h as"1 undertaken " the completion of a great petroleum pipe line from the oil-wells of  Baku on the Caspian Sea to the port of  Batum on the Black Sea, a distance of  about E50 miles, following the axis.of  the Caucasus range of mountains. Several years may be required to finish,  the work,' hut when the line is ^operation it will be capable of transporting  625,000,000 gallons a year, and the Intention is to compete In the world's  markets with American petroleum.  It Is difficult to account for the enormous .velocity of some birds' flight  when migrating. The northern 'blue  throat goes at the rate of 640 miles an  hour, flying 4,800 miles from'Egypt to  Heligoland In a spring night of barely  nine hours^.Virginian plover fly from  Labrador to North Brazil, 9,600 miles,  without .stopping, going at the rate of  836 miles In an hour, and probably  more. How can this speed be attained?  "Nature Notes" thinks it is because the  birds resort to great heights, where  the resistance of the air Is slight.  Among the most Interesting experU  ments In telephoning without wires are  those of Monsieur Dueretet, a French,  scientist. He places an ordinary tele^  phonic transmitter m direct communis  cation wlthi the ground, and at a con~  .Slderable distance away, on the other  ���tde of some buildings with thick walls  and cellars, he has a receiver, connected by one wire.to the earth, and  :hy another- wire to a small metallic  sphere let down through an opening  to the floor of the catacombs beneath  Paris. When words are spoken Into  the transmitter they are heard In the  receiver with muoh greater clearness;  than In an ordinary telephone. Mon-%  sleur Ducretet Is continuing his ex-,  perlments at Increasing distances.  In many farming districts-of : the-  West the telephone is taking the place,  of the newspaper in certain directions..  With the spread of the telephone -to.  farms has come about what the company calls a "news Eervice." At a  given hour every evening���seven o'clock  is the time In most communities���the-  central operator calls up Its long line:  of subscribers .and reads oft to. them',  as to one man. the Important happenings of the day. First the 'official  Washington time Is given.; so . that  clocks may be regulated, and thea  come the weather quotations for the;  next twenty-four hours. Market quotations of farm commodities alwaya  follow, so the subscriber in South Dakota knows what his butter sent last  week to New York, Chicago or Boston  sold for that day. This one feature  alone Is changing the markets for certain farm products, and swinging them,  for Instance, from Boston to New York,  and vice versa. Important new4 of  national moment is also telephoned"  briefly without bias, and thus the  twenty minutes devoted to this news  service is filled out.  1 00  $2.00  3 00  1 00  2 50  (2 01  4 01  3 01  2 fit  :i 0i  ice  PHOENIX, H. C,  Sale  PRICE, $3,000.  Apply to  H. SPERRY,  Greenwood,   li. C.  Why vo;v should buv...  oooo����oe8����o������e��eoo��oooo����  j'MRS. BATON j  e Teacher of 3  ���   Plt\W\ ���<\ Y^ICB' CULTURE   *  ���  ���  6 t'lioeniv,  II, V, ���  00����o������eeooo��oee9e����oeeoo  Resilience near Gruuby Hotel,  I'hoenix, B, O,  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby >��iveii that having  leased the Central Hotel, eorner Second  Street and Old Irons.i<V>a avenue, Phoenix, B. O., to "frank Anderson,'i am not  responsible for aiiy debts contracted by  I or against said Central Hotel from,  the  11st 'lay of November, 1902.  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is Ihe BEST quality  Because it is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LAUGKST hig\\^rad^. i\)  or 25c plug  Because thcT^ftS ARK YA1.UABLK for  premjunis unity January I, 1905  Because we GUARANTEE every plug and  Because YOUR OEAVEU JS AUTHORIZE!/ TO KKKUNI) MONEY  IF YOV ARK NOT SATisi-  FIED  Tttu Eiipire TanAct'o Ca.v Ltu  Lost the Case,  " Sometimes," said a promtnent  lawyer, who was giving ..soni.e; re��  minlscences of his .professional' career, "a case Is won or lost for you  right In the court-room without your  lifting your finger���or rather, your  voice.  "I was once counsel for the plaintiff  In a suit for infringement of trademark. "My client made a brand of  chewing-gum put up In a blue wrapper. This wrapper had been "widely  advertised, and was a good thing to,  catch the eye in a candy counter. The-  defendant had got up a pretty closa  imitation; at a distance it looked, the-  same, although the words were different, and nothing was copied except  {he general aPP&aranee, which: Is, tor-  advertising puiposes, half the value of  a distinctive label.  "The opposing counsel made out &  pretty good case, showing that la  wording, the shape of the letters, and  other points, his client's wrapper., was.  different from the plaintiff's.    "."  "'Why,' he said, picking up, one,  wrapper and showing it to. the jury,,  'would anyone mistake this wrapper  for that of the plaintiff? See,' he continued, reaching down for the other,"  'they are entirely different.'  "*'I told him to, hold the two Just as ift.'  bad them. He paused at my lnterrup-;  tion, wondering what I was up to. Ills  wonder changed to confusion when he.  found that he had mista.ken them  himself, and picked up my client's  wrapper first. It took lw�� worda from,  me to win the case."   Advertising  is the lewr that moves ihe bus*  Jne.ss world -r-. so the men who.  really know, who are conspicu.--  ous for-their success, assert.  If ya:i wish to reach the people of I'hcenix' and tbe Boundary generally, yon cannot do it  without t)sin�� the columns'/oh  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to : '^  Pioneer Pun. Co.,   '���/  1 Phoenix, BC  II  II  li  'T ;ti  m  A  rj irt I  "hM  mm  m  Br    I  m  m  ���m  Hill  V'W '  ���  '5 t.  ��� ���  I"  I  .1  .V v  m  , ii>-j  if.-A I  I a1- ���  X' "I-  ''I  v u  3m     i  ,."1  \  ,"<*��  1 '5 ,.  \ '*rv  tL,     ,'  '    4 i."  \'\  : w,7  * )f  wl1  '"1  iff1  ,�� !'���!'.."  ��� '<  '. -' '  -'��,'' '.���������'  ��.i '-;���  ��  ������-:: ' m  y'M.  ���������1 ;�����  ...j  li11  ' i ��� J      ' w?  ��� tjyt^tfsam t   iff w��|H-^wyi  i   .-    ...  a?-t���'v;    ������������'A,--. .W -*s..-"I V. 7; "'j: a' ������������-������. Vs:r1 ���'.���-.. \i~"\ :-���*". -: 5."  ���h   ,1 ^1 --������*���-  _-*.._ ._v" ..1. 'VySy ���<    ">  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  :k<  ^^^S^^BHBHKHBifi^SHBfflBIJ  y^g*^r?^!iJ!tSg2��j!|ISe^^   __  ��� sm  *6he Bellevue Hotel,  MARSHALL & SHEA, Proprietors.  Fiiie Wines, Liquors, Cigars -/.That's All  Choice  Tailoring.  -vvn-RHTLIiAVE'/    -     -     PHOENIX, B. 0._  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENIC1AK'  l^m^m^smJb  JOTTINGS    !  If you notice a well dressed  man in Phoenix, you may rest  assuied tliat be placed bis order for his stylish clothes with  Bob, the Tailor.  '.--Tint ����� ��� ft* ��ib��crlb��ri to tho Pioneer  -rfcrt I (o��-��fco ore delinquent for the jeer  ItOt;  If �������� ����� �������� of ^M'lh8 ,dllor"'"  ���tiroelott ifompt liquidation.  rt  I?,-' �����.- '''v ���' ���'  rt,,.l     ,'   , i   l    '  <j'''-r  Lost a Car of Coal ��� Motrin,  Thompson & Co. have had a car of  ���fcethbridge coal en route from Nelson  diver> week, but it seems to be lost  somewhere inthe drifts. It will doubtless be,here in a day or two, when the  famine for domestic coal will be broken  . ~fpr,\he present; at least,  - ."StAKE awdBesom���On Wednesday  two rinks of curlers' Went to Green-  "wpbd, and, the following were the results:. -Boucher's link won y 6 over  the "rink of Merritt of Greenwood, and  Crawford's rink lost' by 10 to 'he rink  of .Russell of Greenwood. Tonight  the Greenwood curlers will pay a re-  < fun)-.visit to Phoenix, when,some hot  fUUttfre expected to take place.  Reappointed���The members of the  last' board' of license commissioners  for the'Boandary Creek license district,  which takes in all the country, outside  (^municipalities between the Columbia'river and Bear creek, have been reappointed.- They are W.B.Townsend,  J..iP.; Rossland; H.B. Cannon, Grand  Forks, and E. Jacobs, of Greenwood.  ��� Provincial Constable I. A Dinsmore,  ' of Grand Porks, is again chief license  i inspector for the district:  ihe city through whoso residence or  nlaccof business the Great Northern  engineers have not tun lines dm ing  the last week, his name has not been  mentioned to ihe Pioneer. Chief  Engineer Kennedy's men have been  out daily with their snowshoes, taking  advantage of the good weather prevailing, and it is said that they can now  run ihe line inlo the city fiom any direction of the compass and a few moie  if need be. They have.,even- planted  another of theiTstakes under ihe shad.-  ow of the building in which ibis great  family journal is produced, making two  ways in which they can make the Pioneer move if they see fit.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  All of the work turned out of  this establishment is guaranteed to be the very best In fit,  material and workmanship.  Where We Shine.  We make a ' specialty of Watches  that will keep the very best of time.  Being official time inspectors for  the C. P. R. for the entire Boundary, it can. readily be noted thai  we must have the coirect time.  We keep the finest and most accurate movements made, and can  -   furnish them on short notice.  G. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official  C.P.R. Time  Inspector.  The Secret  . j -��  i  t *      f  j/:<  I '   JiiAV*>   t  !f3lV'''  '<!    i  i n  m  i^irj-v.'-'X  ������j--if  n'niijV:, '  '���vf4  Railway Work Soon A report  . .from Grand Forks is to the effect that  th(f rock work in connection with the  aradingpf the approaches to the pro-  po^V. V?&E..bridge, near the C.|  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Albin's News Depot is the place for  periodicals of all kinds.  Do not overlook the big Sunday dinner, at the Bellevue Cafe.  When you want some repairing done,  go to the Ironsides Shoe Shop.  For fine watch and.jewelry repairing  see Zimmermann, on First street.  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  News depot.  ' Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office,'Bank block, from Feb. io to 14-  When you want a good pair of miners', shoes, go  to the Ironsides  ohoe  shop.-  i;!,  . The Nelson Daily News is the best  daily in the interior. Get it from your  local newsdealer.  Fruits and confectionery, fresh and  tempting, at popular prices. Albin's  News depot.'    <  Can you make a better  present to  PfR.^'ridge, and. below  the  smelter your eastern friends than a subscription  'j--'*���"' Tn', .-_.._j ':. :- .._.!_....,nn.i    *_ .u~ t,u,.a..1v Pinnppr fnr n veal ?  dam,' will be started, so it is understood,  wjtfcin a,week or. so. -.The contract for  tWsmelter spur.and the line to Phoe-  pix has been awarded to Simms &  Shields, of St. Pauj, who will sub-let to  other contractors..   ���  -   ���   .  No Raise in Price of Fuel���During the last week  the-rumor spread  around town that the price of cord wood  hao*~been raised from $4 to $5 per cord.  Mclntyre & McDonald, the chief deal-  , era,4, wish the Pioneer to deny Jihis state-  ' meat, as there has been no increase in  the cost of fuel.   This"' firm recently  bought the stock of J. B.  Macaulay,  ambontingto 170 cords, but the price,  of the-sameto consumers has not been  raised,"as rumored.  -  &���.', ���'��� -OTJ'-i >r  t  .Long on Entertainments���Next  ^reek..'wilM5ei-a biisy season for those  -iphb take in .the entertainments that  ���axe presented here.' ;  *���> Monday 1 a. hockey  match for the  bttsefitof Mrs.< A. Mueller and family,  beiweenithe City-Eagles and Gianby  JEagtes,' takes place'at the rink.    M ,n-  day and Tuesday'evenings a magician  of some kind will hold torth at Miners'  Union hall." Wednesday evening the  Midwinter Carnival occurs at the skat-  in&iink'.   Thursday evening the Anglican church social dance will be held at  Miners' Union hall.    And Friday and  'Saturday those who have attended all  the'above will probably wish to take a  >eW:-:i'^r ,-���_������'������������"     '  ..Engineers Still Busy Here���If  ���    there Is *ny person in the lower end of  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  All the news of the Kotenay and  Yale in the Nelson Daily News. At  your newsdealer on day of publication.  If you are a stranger come in,  whether you want anything or not  you're   always   welcome   at   Albin's  Wanted ��� Situation as working  housekeeper or cook. Thoioughly experienced. , Apply to N., Postoffice,  Phoenix, B. C.  Application  for Traosler ol Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will  make application to the Board of Licensing CommiBtioners of the City of Phoenix at its next meeting for a transfer of  the liquor license now held by me, to sell  liquor by retail in "Black's Hotel," situated on Dominion Avenue, on' Lots eleven (11) and twelve (12), Block five (5)  Rntnberger's addition to the City of  Phoenix', to James B. Ma��.aulay.  Dated this 3rd dav of February A. D  1903.    . i%     ,  G. W. Rumberger,  Assignee Ira VV. Black Estate.  Reduced Ra'es From the bast.  Commencing Febiuaiy 15tli and continuing until ApiilBOth tberev.il be low  iatt'8 in effect from the east via the Illinois Central It R. to all Washington,  Oiegon and Idaho points. If any of  your friends or lelativesin the east arf  coining! west while these lates are in  effect, give us their name and addresp,  and we will make it our business to see  '.hat they are given the best possible Service, We optiate through peisonally  roiuincled excursion earn, and in fact  give yon the henellt of the latest con-  venicnceB known to modern raiiioading.  We have 15 different routeB between the  east and the west, and are in position to  give you the benefit of ihe best combinations. Write us and we will irfve-yon  full particular. B. H.Trumbull, Com 1  Agent, III. Cent. R. R , 142 Thud fet.,  Portland, Oregon.  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM THE   PEOPLE'S STORE  -'   ���' tfLOUB,  V-\ -.'fcntiffurther notice we will sell the Celebrated.Snow  FlakoHard Wheat Flour at $1.35 and $2.70 per gac"k���Ruaran-  teedto make mere and bettei bread than any flour on the market.   Remember���you will be charged for inferior flour $0 an4  $6 20 by other dealers, while this only co3ts you $5.40.  .  M>tWe stilj havfl p'enly of that Butter like our mothers  ; , iaaie', while fn quality It is not to be compared to the cheap  . ' trash on the market.  8UU ou'r price is 27>4 cents per pound  by tlie box.  - -   Onr potatoes are atill selling at a dollar per eack.  ,      Everything marked in plain figures and prices are right.  'Phone ��1.  TAOS. MBY & CO.  No city council  meeting  was held  this week.  The second masquerade carnival at  Grand Forks was a tjieat success.  The mercury has been   hoveling in  the vicinity of ?ero most of this week.  A fifty dollar blaze occuned in the  Queen's hotel,   at  Grand  Forks, la&l  week.  S. 1". Moore, foimeilyat Norihpoit,  has been appointed as Gieat Northern  agent at Grand Folks.  -Wm. Spiei, H. C. Hannington and  Isaac A. Dinsmore have been elected  as school trustees in Grand Forks.  Local consumers are arranging for  their season's supply of ice, which is  bt.ii g cut from Marshall lake.  Tracy W. Holland, owner of the  Grand Folks News-Gazcite, is spending three or four months in Toronto.  A. C. Flumerlelt was   accompanied  to Phoenix this week by H. N. Galci,  assistant manager of the Gianby Co.    |  Rev. J. G. Betts, of Giand   Forks,  occupied  the Methodist  church  last  Sabbath, exchanging with Mr. Green.  '   Judjie W. R. Williams, of  the Dominion Copper Co office, returned from  an extended trip to the east last night.  Max R. Hopkins, the International  Correspondence School man, was over  from Rossland on his monthly trip this  week.  The Grand Forks Liberal association and also the board of Irade have  endorced ihe new B. C. Mining Association.  William Thompson, n year old son  of A. H. Thompson, of Cascade, was  drowned last week in the Kettle river,  near that .place.  Quite a number of dancers are weekly attending the dancing school which  takes place Wednesday, Thursday and  Saturday evenings.  The Greenwood school board is  woiking to secure a high school in that  city. It would be a good thing for  the entire Boundary.  Last Sunday the time in use at the  Granby mines was put back another  15 minutes, making it correspond once  more with standard time.  Grand Forks amateurs are pre paring  to present'the opera of Pinafore in that  city after the lenten season. Prof.  Richards will act as musical director.  Foreman Findlay is superintending  the repairs to the new bridge erected  by the government over the North Fork  of Kettle river, the contract having  been let for the piling.  At a meeting of the Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.,'Ltd., held this week,  A. -,C. Flumerfelt was added to the  board of directors, and J. L. Martin  was made acting secretary.  Provincial Constable J. A. Darraugh  was ordered to remove his headquarters from Phoenix to Eholt this week,  lie went over Thursday to see that the  lesidents of ihe railway'town did things  propei ly,  Capt. McKay, of Bossburg, well  known to old timers in the Boundary,  was mariied last week in Greenwood  to Mrs. McNight, a sister of J. W.  Jones, ol Grand Folks, Father Bedard  officiating.  Last Satuiday night a banquet was  tendered to S. F. Parrish, at Greenwood, on the occasion of his leaving  the Boundary to assume his new duties  as manager of the Le Roi mine at Rossland, which he did this week.  Chat. D. Hunter,' secretary-treasurer  of the Hunter-Kendrick Co., returned  Tuesday from a week's trip to the company's branch at Sandon, where stock  has just been taken. He thinks the  Slocan is getting no belter rapidly.  Last Monday the shareholders of the  Eastern Townships Bank, at a meeting held at Sherbrooke, Quebec, voted  to increase the capital stock from $2,-  000,000 to $3,000,000. The bank  will open.a bianch at Winnipeg March  1 st.  E- R. Birnie, who has been local  manager for the Vale-Columb> Lumber Co. for the past two years, left on.  last week Saturday's train for a vacar  tion at the coast. On his return he  expects to have charge of the new mill  of the cpmpany being completed at  Robsdh.   Gus I,uff, of Qreenwood, will  I '  have charge .of Phoenix yard's.  Watch this space for our  Spi ing Announcement. It will  be worth your while.  of our success is that we always  give you good goods for good  money. We keep a lull line of  diug store at tides and have arranged our prices at the lowest  notch consistent with quality.  Remember we give the utmost care to our prescription  department, and have the confidence of the physici.tns.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  'Phone IS  Me for an  R.  HORRELL,  "Bob, the-Tailor,"  KNO.n Him. Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ���f CHurch Service!  j Tomorrow.  Accidefttj -   i  ���r*  Life,-;       :  Or Fire  Insurance" Policy  Hoiipcp to rent.  Mines, Stocks ami Real Estate For Bale.  Money to Loan.  AGENT,  Chinch    of     England���St John's,  Mission; sei vices each Sunday as  follows:      Holy  Communion  8  a.  m.,  Moining Prayer   11   a. in.,   Evening  Prayer 7.30V m.   Standard time. All  seats free - Rev. E. P. Vlewelling, vicai.  St. Andrews'   Presbyteiian Church,  Service tomorrow   at   11   a.   m.  and  17;3o~p.',ni" Sunday school and Bible  class at 2130 p. m.    Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7 3�� P-m-    R.e.v- V- M*  Purdy, B, A;, pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks 0n the  Life of Christ. 2 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. ' 7=3�� P- m- evening sei-  vice.   Rev. T. Green, Ii. A , pastor.  ^ Hardy-  ���;t  Tohn's *  ne  Ion kaov k rest.  Watt Pape*.  We have received several thousands  of rolls  of   the latest  in  WALL PAPER from the factory  iu Montreal, and we want you tow  !see it.    U-cop i" .t"d take a look.  Gkavks-Wii.j.iams  Block,  Phoknix.H.C.  ���P.O.Box .33.  Ksoii I!ill Ays., Piioksu, B.C.  Now we have a lot of Second Hand  CARPETS at from 10 cents per yatd  up���worth  four times  as  mu< h, , A  new lot at fiom 28 "cents -per  >atd���  >rth  .twice as miich,'   At- ,  The Granby Exchange,  ,  ������ " '" On'the Biidge.-  The Ironsides  SHOE SHOP  Miners' Shoes made  to order,  aud repairing promptly done-  oive me a call.  B. MALANDRINt  Cor. Old IronsideVAveniie'aiid Fif<rt St.  TRANSPEK OF LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given that at the next  sitting of the license commissioners for  the city of Phoenix I intend <o apply  for a transfer to Frank Anderson of the  license which I hold losell liquor hy retail in tlw Central hotel, situated on Old  Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 1st day  of November, 1902.  ' AUOUbT JaCKKIN.  Lately Milner, the photogrnpher.of  late,'hns'been'making a number of excellent inteiior views', such as offices,  parlors, sitting rooms, etc, Call -on  him il you wish anything of this kind.  Union goods:���You will find the  best lines of union made cigars and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  A new line of cigais at Albin's News  Depot.    Have yqu tried litem ? ^  Cotton .aus wanted at the   Pioneer Chas, Sw&tTgtiFriOtllix, B.C.  office.    Highest  price paid.     Bring |  'em along and get your money.  Skate Sharpening  PBOMPLV "ONE  Leave skates at McKae'e Blote.  I MINING MACHINERY  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Furnished Rooms  WITH PRIVA1E BOAKI).  Mrs.  P. A. Klein,    Knob Hill Ave.  R. A. Scott-Residence.  private  Nursing,  By a Nurse of 20 years'  experience.    .    .    -  Apply to Mrs. H: SMITH,  ,  , Care McKenzie's Drug Store,  Phoenix, B.C.  ]l Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE/ QUE.  \  #  Branch Offices and Warehouses:'     ," ,   i  ROSSLAND, QREENWOOD  AND i  VANCOUVER, B.C. 0  !__p  ja^^^^^p^^^^^^'^^^-^.-^-^-'^'^-^''^ > ^?^  f%3F- Have you noticed the price of  Copper Going' Up?  SJ That means that ieal "estate will also rise in value in Phoenix.    It is al  i  absolutely assuied that the  9      V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work  M> as soon as the weather permits.  " I have a few houses to rent on reasonable terms. .   ?  %      G. W. RUMBERGER,      *  Dominion Avenue. PHOENIX.    0*    C��  Telephone No. 28  February 11,12, Band 14  Will Issue  Return Tickets  at  Smgle Fare.  Dates sale; February 11-12-13-14. Good  to return tj|l February "(6.  Rates and information regarding the  "Only Way" will be cheerfully furnished upon application to  O. W. Dey, EJ. Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Your leisure rnonents rnay De pT?*1"?:  antiy spent at Albin's pool rporns.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdeal-  i's, or by mail for 50 cents per month.  Indorsed by order of Phoenix Trades and Labor Council on  January 12, 1903.  Ask fop this brand, and s|e that ypy gc| jt.  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  1  s  ^-rrstirq w"*^-""'J*v^L'3arS

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