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Array I More men arc working ]  I in the mines of ���  j      PHOENIX      i  ���j Than in all other Uoufi- -���*  i dary ramp's combined.,   j  -#���  V ' u i/r  /  r*��I  (I  ..  *����!���*������#    M>*M��l*'r    o��*��ti  : The I'avioil ot      ��� ,:  j      PHOENIX Y  | If larger than that of .,?  ��� any   other   boundary j  \%&dtl& to'th* Interest! of the Boundary "Mining* District.  Voi. II.  ' PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,  1YBRUARY <;, 1901.  No. 13.  Money Saved is  Money Earned..  IS AN   OLD  ING;-  THEREFORE  SAY-  If You Want to Make Money  ALL AGREED TO IT  Knob Hill Stockholders Want  Consolidation.  TrJHlC I LARGEST  Willi.  Us...  STOCK at Smallest Prices  ; SATISFACTION  ;   GUARANTEED  . or Money Refunded  MET AT MONTREAL LAST MONDAY  Ritifled Plan (0 Amntginufc the Four Miner.  t, Grave* Companies Now Operating in Tnis  ClBjp, <��� 1'  ,   MASQUEHADE ICE CARNIVAL.  Phoenix Skating Rink Had A Merry Crowd  ..Tuesday.  Last Tuesday evening's Ma->queiadc  Carnival at the Phoenix, "Skating Rink,  was a distini.t .success. "J he Midway  brass band, eleven stioijg, had been  imported for the occasion, and gave  The ire  maskers  FIRST IN BOUNDARY  veiy   general   satisfaction.  was crowded with the me1! ry  and a large croud vu'ie/cJnlookcrs. -  The prize committee consisted of  Mayor Rumberger, Thomas Hardy and  R. I., Clarke, and made < the following  awards: ' /. ,  ���  Mrs. C. XV.  Abbott,, Spanish girl,  first pwc foi   best ladies' costume���  leather dressing case. " ',  ��� . ,     ... ,        Miss  Mabel  Maclcett; Flowci  giil,  Some weeks ago the Pioneer pub- ^C01ld Ia(3ics. ,,, -7e���ini;ror.,-  Heater and Puriiter Now-  stalled at Old Ironsides.  In-  IS LARGEST OF KIND IN  PROVINCE  ,���������*������������  -A COMPLETE STOCK OP-  Groceries  ������������������������������������������  Large  .'Selection, of.  STOVE   and  '.COOKING gj  RANGES,ETC.  ���:t  H&H&24&S'Q$&&i>''i-fr��  ���ACME"    and"   HOCKEY"  SKATES  ���*������������������������������������  Dry   Goods,   Gents'   Furnishings,   Boots,  Shoes, Etc., ,.   -i   ,,;  .p ��      *���. * . 1-   '   .1 ,  *z*  C; jr^Vi ���'���'���������������"������a"*;-  IIIM-IBM (0.; liiitol  Genera! Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue, Phoenix.  li.shed an account of the proposed con  solidation of the four companies controlled by the Miner-Craves sjndicate,  that arc now operating .so extensively  and successfully in  this 'camp.   The  companies   leferrcd   to   aie the Old  Ironsides Mining^'Co., Ltd.; the Knob  Hill Cold Mining Co., Ltd.; the Grey  Eagle Gold Mining   Co.,   Ltd.;   and  the Granby Consolidated Mining and  Smelting Co., Ltd., the latter owning  also  the Granby  smelter at   Giand  Folks.     The   associated   companies  own and arc working ten of the best  mineial   claims   in   the    IJoundary,  located in the heart of Phoenix camp.  As is well known, they  have shipped  extensively already, theavciage output  for the month of January  last having  been 740 tons per day.  It has been practically a certainty  for some time-that the consolidation of  these four corporations would be ratified by the shaieholdeis in the several  companies at their annual meetings,  held caily this year, and the stockholders in one of them have aheady  formally agreed to the amalgamation,  as will be seen' by- the"; following dispatch:        "    "���  Old Board Re-elected.  Montreal, Feb. 4.���At tlie annual  meeting of the Knob Hill Gold Min  ing company, held here today, the reports presented were of a very\ satis  factory nature." The old. board of  directory was reelected and the shareholders tatificd a proposition for the  amalgamation and consolidation of the  company w ith the Granby Consolidated^ Mining and Smelting company,  imiled.-the Grey l"lagle Gold Mining  compa%,*'1iiii^  ing'company,'and ',the Giand Forks  Water Power and Light Co.,' Ltd.,  and for the sale ot the property of the  company to a company formed to  Jake cv ei the property and business  of the various companies above mentioned. The name ol. the new coi-  poration is the Qr.iiiby Consolidated  Mining, Smelting '& Power Co., Ltd.  It was explained that the capital  would be $15,000,000, in 'Sio shares,  dividedas follows : Knob" Hill, $2,-  500,000, Old Ironsides, $2,500)000",  Gicy Eagle, $225,000, smelter and  townsitcs $4,00,000,1,"' rc-civc $2,975,  coo. -���". k <    '  The annual meetings of the Grcv  Kagle and Granby companies will be  held at Montreal 'on the 15th inst.  while that of the Old Iionsides Co.  will occtu at Spokane next month.  Enables Miner-Graves Syndicate lo I'tlt'zc  Mine Water In Making Steam for Operation of lta Plant���ttjs 5*�� If. P. Capacity.  RAGLES WILL ORGANIZE..  .    -���   ,            .      ' r f  Preliminary Smoker nnd Entertainment Next  Tuigdsy.  Arrangements arc being made foi  the organisation of an aeiie of the  Frnlcr11.1l Order of Eagles in Phoenix.  Alreadj quite a number of those interested have siiiuifieJ their intention  of joining the new loc.il brant h and it  is e\|>ectcd to start off with a good  membership. The laws of the order  icqiiirc 50 menibeis at organization.  Next Tuesday evening an entertain  inenl and smoker will be given at  New Masonic hall, iu the Monison-  Anderson building, on Old   Iionsides  BURNT ANB REBUILT  Jessie DeSpain, best lady .skater  perfume" case.  Ed. Birnic, Uncle Sam, best gentlemen's 'costume���sha\ ing case.  Win. Medill, Highlander, serrnd  best gentlemen's costume���uatelling  case.  \V. McDonald, rej^rcsented city  mayor, best comic costume���pair cuff  links.  J. W. McTntyre and. Jessie DeSpain,  double lace, three couples entered, fust  pri7c. j   v  J. XV.  McTntyre,' men's   race,  first  Lizzie Hell, representing snow, best  girl's costume���pair \ase's. ,  .Lillian Russell, flpwei  girl,  second  best girl's costuine-^perfume set.  Sidney Carpenter, clown, best bojs  costume���aii gun.  Second, (Jus. McAuhfTe, Tmkisli  boy���po< ket knife.  Other costumes noticed were as  follows:  - Miss -Lyons���'Egyptian girl, Miss  Walteis, nurse; Miss Will ens, Scotch  lassie; Mrs. \V. L. Russell, Phoenix  hotkey pkijerj Miss Stevens and Miss  Edwin?, witches; J.R. Ready, English  coronet; XV. L. Chandlci, swell coon;  Jas. Higgins, monkey; Miss Dorothy  Richaids, snow; Maud 'DeSpain, led  white and blue; Clara Jlackctt, Cuba.  Arrival and Departure of Trains.  Agent Day, of tlie C: P.  R.   depot  in Phoenix, states lor the benefit of  the public iiv general, thfrt the passenger leaves Phoenix cveiy day but Sun  day at '1:30 p/hi,  return   tif<�� ''from ,4��d, to  *_4 >V��S  and arrives, on the  ��� - i- ,��.��... f4y*   to' 5 p. 111.  ^'hrceTi'c^T{ina*tr?&-#^d.1��d4oc'>-  motix-cs are'now in use' oil the I'hoc  nix branch and it is usually arranged  that one of these biingup the tiaiu  with the passenger coach attached, as  better time is made than with the old  sty ic and less powerful locomotives.  IS B. C MINE SOLD  Duiing the last few days the Miner-  Giaves syndicate has put'in operation  a connivance or machine that means  much to the syndicate for the economical operation of its machinery plant,  located in shaft house No. 1. This is  nothing moie 01 less than a connivance lor put if) ing and heating the  water that is daily pumped fiom the  pi ope.! lies, and which has hcrctofoie  mil to waste���or to Gieenwood.  In the opeiation ot many mines,  located at hiyh altitudes, the matter  of seeming a nevei faiilngand adequate  supply of water for the large boilers,  sometimes becomes .seiious. Oi  couise water is a sine qua 110:1, unless  electrical energy is used, and often is  not easy to secure. 'I his problem has  been cunfionting the mine owners ol  Phocniv, as there is not as )ct -a city  water system, and so an eastern man's  invention'lo use the water from the  mine itself is taken advantage of.  The appaialus just installed incomplete working order by Mastci Me  (lianic Fiasci, of the Gianby Co., is  the only one thus far h\ use in the  IJoundary country, there being but  two in Rossland camp���each of considerably smallci capacity llian that  now in use in Phoenix.  : avenue. The cnteitainnient will beof  fa \.indc\ille chaiaeter, p.uticipatcd in  by seveial professionals, assisted Jn  the best local ulent. Tlie smokci wil!  follow the enteilaininent and is intended only lot those interested in the new-  order. The organization of the lodge  proper will probably occur a week later,  when one of theorgani/ersfrom Seattle  will be prcicnt lo instal the new  officers. 1 )r. Arthur llui n-s, of Rcpub  lie, grand jgortli) president of the aei ie  in thai iity, will be present next Tuesday night to c\pl��i.t tl>? aims and  obje< ts of the order, ".li^enix will be  first city in the Boundary to have a  lodge of the Eagles.  'Ihe headquarters of the Fiatemal  Order of Eagles are in Seattle, and  although the ordci is only about six  years old, it has upwards of 200,000  members. It extends c.ist to the  Atlantic coast, and north to Skagwny,  Dawson, and Nome. '1 he organization  is very similar to the Elks, and has  grown fast in the,last lew x'cais.  Dominion Copper Co. .Had a  ' Fire.-'     '  ASSAY OFFICE WENT" UP W SMOKE  New Office Already Finfaned,;nnd tw or  T,irec Other Cooipaay Bti'flf'ng* Are Alaa  Nearly Dane. 1     '"J ^  CITY COUNCIL   PAID OUT $178.85  Colli Purlffea and Healtv  HOCKEV CLUB GOES TO ROSSLAND.  List of the Names From Which Players Will  B? Chosen.  The management of the hockey  club rejioit that the piacticcs have  not been as well attended as they  should have been, and particularly desire that all who can and have the  best interests of the team at heart will  turn out and help the boys along, as  good haid work is needed to get the  team in shape lo put up the fight of  their lives at the Rossland U'intei  Carnival and biing back the cup. The  team will be chosen fiom the following: Buckton, Thompson, Lyons,  En ing, McQueen, Monk. Shavci, Mc-  Intyre, Clark, Jagger, Stiut/tl, McArthur, Dunbar, Cook, McDonald,  Houcher, Whiteside and  O. H. Smith.  On account of the great expense incurred in going to'the carnival, it will  be necessary for. the club to, be well in  funds, and those who care to do so  may give any amount they wish to  any of the oiJicers of the club, namely,  Dr. Houcher, J. F. Hcnicnwav, Elmer  I). Hall, P. C. McArthur, Hilly McDonald andjoe Strutzel.  Report From Grand Forks Says  It Is.  But Manager Parrish Knows  Nothing of It.  , Improving the Telephone Service.   >  The���'.-��., & N. Telephone Co. has  lad a forcc.pf men busy for several  days stringing the new-wires required  by the increasing demand for 'phones.  Orders arc on hand now for about is*  additional 'phones, and as the new  switchboard has been installed, "the  new subscribers will,in a short time be  connected with the ^central office.  More new 'phones are being placed in  Phoenix business houses than in the  rest of the Houiidary altogether.  To Build the Phoenix Tramway.  According to this week's Greenwood  Times, L. M. Rice, formeVly a C.i'.K.  engineer in this section, luis been secured to take charge of.thc construction  of the Grccnwqod-Phocnix tramway,  and will arrive in a few'days to begin  the work of running the preliminary  survey lines. It is understood that  power for operating the tramway will  be brought from Cascade.  'I he IL C. mine, in Summit camp,  is repoitcd sold, according to the following dispatch which was""scnt out  fiom Giand Folks last.Satuida) :  Grand Forks IL C, Feb. 2 ���After  negotiations extending over a jear the  B. C. mine at Summit City has been  acquired !>} a sjndicate of American  capitalists, headed by E. 1). Nelson,  president of the Fust National Bank  of Ironwood, Mich.  The purchase price was considerably  in excess of one million dollais. but  the exact figures will be withheld.  The late owners were James Ross, the  letired railway contractor; Clarence  J. McCuaig, C. E. L. Poiteous, and  other wealthy Montrealers. A new-  company has been formed. The new-  resident director is Alex Miller, formerly local manager of the Merchants  Bank of Halifax (RoyaL Bank;, and  general manager of the Grand Forks  Trust and Investment Company.  /The new owners will prosecute development work more vigorously. The  widening of the shaft, a work that  should not occupy more than four  months, would enable the mine to ship  1000 tons per day, as vast ore bodies  have been blocked out.  Thus far themine has shipped over  20,000 tons to the Trail "smelter and  the values in copper aiid gold average  $i8 per ton, the termer metal predominating. The mine is equipped  with a complete plant, including a  ten-drill compressor.  'i'he profits in October and November ..'were $48,000 and $30,000 re  peclively.  The new heatei, made by the Still-  well-Bieicc Mi'g. Co.,< of Dayton,  Ohio, has a rapacity, of handling  water for use in boilers to the 'extent  of 500 hoise power. The pump,1 used  in connection has 300 hoise' power  boiler capacit)���considerably; more  than that now required by the present  Old Ironsides plant. So, -'it"will be  ,noted;lhat this .samejieatiiigland > ptn-  ilying plant is capable of-'suppling  moie boilers with tiater as" they may  be added. l  The water is pumped directly from  the shaft to the top of the heater,  wheie it runs o\er a <=eiies of iron  pans, one under the othei, and gradually the lime and other objectionable  impuiitics arc gathered.  . Not only is the mine water thus  used to a large extent in running the  boilcis, but the water itself is heated  duiing 'be process of purifiiation, taking much less lime to make steam, and  theieby cutting down the quantity 0!  fuel used. A�� the companj is now  biii.ging in cordwood from the smel  tcr by iai'1, this is no smairitem of ex  pense.  Aheady the amount of fuel used has  been cut down to a \eiy appieciable  extent, and it means a good man)  thousands ot dollars saved in the operation of plant in the course of a )eai.  For Various Municipal Expenses Last Wednesday Evening.  Last Wednesday evening the city  council held its usual weekly session,  \lderman Mclic.ni being the only  absentee.  Health By-Law No. 10 was read a  second and last time and is now in  effect. '  'I he council directed the city clerk  to forward the lenders for cairying ihe  mails between the post office and (J. P.  R. depot to J. O. M< Lcod, superintendent of railway mail service, Vancouver.  It was decided by the council that  'the semi-annual lax on telephone companies, etc., doing business In this city  l��e $S��3~llip /'gurcs J>la��r^ jn^he  oiiginal d>att of the license by-law.'  A vcihal report was received from  the special Water committee, appointed to ascertain the co��-t of tanks, pipe,  etc., and was given further time to investigate  The finance committee reported  favorably on the following bills, which  wereordered p.iid: IL Nash, furniture  lor jail, $io.t,o; Huiitcr-Kcndiuk Co ,  Ltd , $2 10; McRae Bros. iV Smith,  $5-7��; 1}- J- Matheson, $6.so; City  Clerk,   salan,   $100; City   .Solicitor.  Last Saturday morning the assay  office of the Dominion Copper Co!,1'  located neat the Stemwinder shatt-  housc, was burnt lo the ground. ' 'I'he  fire caught in the double k of from a  defective stovepipe,'and although eveiy  effort was made lo save the building,"  it was unsuccessful. The fire occureii  about eight o'clock'" in the morning,  and the building contained a valuable  outfit for treating ore samples. The  stales and some other things weie  saved, but W. 1). Munroe, the assayer  for the company, lost   main-   valuable  paper1- and    notes   that   cannot    be  icplaccd.  --  Early the day "after the fire a gang  of men was set at'work dealing a .site'  for a new assiy olnYcy and, the com-,  pany decided also to put up three'  other buildings at the same time. The  new structures now going,up are on  the edge of the gulch, east of the  Steam wider, and off of the ore veins  as far as possible. The first building,  now completed, is the assay office, 24  X30 in size, with four 100ms. Assay or  Munroe moved 111 yesterday. Next to  the assay office a two stoiy office building is going up, that will have seven  rooms, and will be used as general  headquarlcis in Phoenix for the Do-  min on Copiier Co. Next to the office,  the timbeis aie ijeing laid tor a 20x30  waiehouse, and acioss the load from  the new assay office, a foreman's residence will also be put up as soon 'as  possible.  Foreman McLaren has a foicc of a.  dozen carpenters at ^voik on the  vaiious buildings, and during the week  has made'great progress. itY��� construction. 'Some tinee or four feet, of snow-  had to be shovellcd^o lay "the various  'found.ifions.'"'^x*c;r)-tliiirt^'-.'-''is' btiis/g ���  done -in first-class ���*. jhapej^and the  v.uiius departments of the company  will soon be com.ortab'y and" conveniently housed.  salaiy. S30;  |    Moian,  $440;  D.J-  total,  Darraugh,   rent   of jail,   $20  $17885.  '1 he city solicitor was requested to  foi ward a draft ol"Phocnix Relict Act,  1901," to our leprcsentaiive at Victoua,  and Aldeiman Punch gave notice ol  his intention to introduce .111 Interpolation bv-Iaw  Yesterday the Pioneer telephoned  Mr. S. I". Parrish, resident manager  at the B. C. mine, who explicitly denied any knowledge of any deal or  sale having been made to an American syndicate or any other syndicate.  The property has nor. been examined  by experts for months, and if a sale  has been made in the east Mr. Parrish is not aware of it.  Desk For Sale.  For'sale, a small solid   oak office  desk, in A   1   condition.   Inquire   at  the Pioneer office.  Who has Those Pictures ?  If the parties who took thctwolaige  oak darned pictuics from the Imperial  bar room the night of the fire, will ie-  tuin them to the Pioneer office, nothing will be said; otherwise, proceedings  will be taken, as the panics aie known  E. Wii-ks.  Is An Excellent Map.  . .One of.ihe best mining.-maps yet  issued of the IJoundary camps is that'  just put out by Randolph Stuart.  Mr. Stuart has taken great pains to  have this map accurate, and it shows  every surveyed mineral claim in Phoenix, Deadwood, Skylark, Providence,  Wellington, Central, Smith's and Sum  mit camps. It is excellently lithographed and can be had for. $1.50  from almost any newsdealer in this  section. In Phoenix it is handled by  McRae Bros. & Smith.  Purchased Ihe Business.  Morrin & Thompson, the.Dominion  avenue grocers, have purchased the  business.of the Phoenix Trading. Co.,  occupying the post-office store, and  with their old quarters adjoining how  have a much larger and more complete  establishment. They are contemplating several improvements, and will  probably add other departments to their  grocery and clothing lines ��� within a  short time.  Were Bonded far S150.009.  Frank Bailey, who has just returned  from a trip to Princeton and the Similkameen country, was in town yesterday, and reports that the Roll.o and  Kingston groups,of claims in Camp  Medley, near the Nickel Plate n:ine,  have been bonded to eastern capitalists for $150,000. The claims are  owned by Pete Scott, R. 1 ledley and  Paul Johnson, and on account of their  proximity to the famous Nickel Plate,  ovrned by the Marcus Daly estate, and  being actively developed, arc well  thought of bv mining men.  Local and General.  M. J. O'lle.un,  ot   Rossland,  wa1-  icgisteied at the \1a011a this week.  Hairy Nash has leased the Phoenix  hotel to Arthui XV. Branson, foimcily  of Gieenwood. A number of altcia-  tions and impiovemcnts have been  made Ibis week.  I he subject of the morning sermon  in St. Andrews Presbyteii.in chuich  will be -The Soldier'-, Aimor" and ol  the evening "I'he Licet Man.''senires  at 7.30, and all cordi.di)  invited.  It is understood that the Hunter  Kcndrick Co., Ltd., will build a largei  and better store next spring���probably  of brick. This is made necessary by  the increasing trade of this house in  Phoenix..  li. llannctt, of Rossland, has leased  a store on First street, adjoining the  Knob Hill hotel, and has already  opened up in the dry goods ar.d gent's  furnishing business. See his card in  another column.  A. L. Reeve started Monday for  Nelson and eastern points to j-ccure the  new dry goods stock for the new store  to be opened here next month by the  Wm. Hunter Co.,. Ltd. He expects to  be absent about'three, weeks.  Captain Beaumont, of the branch  of the Salvation Army located at  Rossland, was in town Wednesday,  and arranged to hold meetings next  Monday and Tuesday evenings at the  schoolhouse. An invitation to attend  is extended to all.  Sandy Grant, formerly with the  Yale-Columbia Lumber Company  here, has accepted the position o.  manager in Phoenix for 1''.. Spraggctt,  of Grand Forks, who will put in a yard  here as soon as a spur is built, running  north from the Old Ironsides spur.  Win. Hunter returned on Wednesday from Phoenix, where he has been  adjusting the losses of his company 111  the recent fire. Mr. Hunter is enthusiastic, over the outlook for the Phoenix camp and will rebuild theie as  ifioon as possible and reopen his branch  .'store.���Sih'crtoiiian.-  J ABOUT OUR MINES. %  Steel lias been laid on. the spur t<s  the Humming Bird, at Lime creek oa  the north fork of Kettle liver.  Ore shipments fiom the Emma, in.  Summit camp, are expected to start in  a fe.v days to the Standard smelter.  Monday w ill be pay day for employees  of the Mmcr-Gi.ives syndicate and  Dominion Copper Co., in   this  camp.  It is rcixirtcd that the Granby  smelter prodmed 136 tons of 50" per  cent matte last week, from 3,460 tons  of oie.  As soon as the water goes down in  the spring explorations will be resum-  med at the 400-toot level ot the Old  Iionside1-.  Manager A. 1>. XV. Hodge--, of the  Granby s.neltcr, starts for the cast in .1  day 01 two to close contracts for the  com cite and additional furnace1-.  'I he Mothci Lode smeltei, at Gieenwood, is expected to blow in mvt  l'nday, Feb. 15th. 'Ihe first coke-  shipments trom Feinie armed this  week. .'' >.   . .  Over; 400 feet of Work have been,  done thus far by the diamond drill in  the main shaft of the Snowshoe. This  drill will also b.- used later in the railway tunnel.  The main shaft in the B. C. mine is  now i'own 422 feet. During January  2S00 tons of ore were shipped to the  Trail smelter, and for: the last week  they amounted to 590 tons.  Prospecting on the surface is being  conducted on the upper part of tho  Victoria, to determine where to start  the new four compartment shaft, which  the Granby Co. will sink   next sprine.  John I )orscy, who went east a leu-  weeks ago, to secure additional capiu.t  to equip the Blue Bell, in Summi*.  camp with machinery, writes that Ik;  has been successful and will retu..i  very shortly.  Surveys 'for a railway spur to the  Morrison mine, in Deadwood 03111,1"  i were made this week, and it is reported the work will, pureed at ;>mv.  The Marguerite will also be 'accommodated in the same way.  Abou; 500 tons of ore hare been  received at the Standard smelter. ;t  Boundary Falls, which is expected t.i  blow in about the ist of March. The  C P. R. tracklayers will finish the.r  work at the smelter next week. ���  The annual meeting of the Majcstii:  Gold Mining Co., was held at Montreal last Monday, and the old directors were re-.elected. It was decide.-,!  not to ship from the company's property, in Central camp, till lailw.xy  transportation can be ha.J.  .V ,s  V   *  11.-.  (  1'  \  Jf  v  v     f  ri\  v S*'  '.   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. o3c©4*x)CiO'fc'%^-"*'''i-'^^^^^''>-vv^
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
C$ gratify inn to know that the government intends t > doote more .attention
than lia&hcieiojkie been the case."
&
... i HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.
Capita f., $S,ooo,ooo.      *»»      .-*      Rest, $2,000,000.
HON. CEO. A. COX, VtaUtnK B. E. WALKER, Geu-sl Man-gtr.
J. H. PLUMMER, Aa't  Gen't M*ncgcr.
J. W. If. SMYTHE, MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.
The Phoenix Pioneer
ItmllW AATlB»*i »\ THE
PIONEER POLISHING C(>,
AT I'HOKMT. H C.
t     (The place where llir mines hit ) ,-
W. 8. WILLCOX. Manascr.
Columbia Telephone, No id
Vernon & Nelson Telephone, No 19.
Sl-KSCRIFTIO.SS IN AIM A.\Cr»
Per Year __. ._. „.._...._   __ .._....
Pis Months.v._.._„....__, ..
To Foreign Countries __.__..___...—.
$JOO
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Ifjouare'i.ot»»«*acflbCT to lfc» paper, this
tt an itsi Italic* to you to become one.
.IdTrrHshcg rate* furntalioa ou nppllcnttou.
Legal notice* 10and scents per Hue.
four weekly insertion, rciutilute one month's
adi-ertlalux.
of production and leduction  arc in
use. - ^
Phoenix, is unique in many things,
and so far as known, has the only
mine in actiie- operation in the
province,1 from which oie is liteially
Iwing quarried out.
EDITORIAL COMMENTS.
The Trail Creek News is discarding
patent "innards." Congratulations on
this evidence of progress are in order.
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Over in Kamloops they amuse themselves with a' mock llritish Columbia
parliament. In most places the leal
article fills the bill.
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IT WILL BE EMPIRE'DAV,
%lj
,   «'For; nearly sixty-four Jyeais' one of
^   the most imix>rtaiiit days in the entire
x    calendar year in  the Uritish, Empire
,j ^ has been the* 341b' ot>„ May--—the'an-
- iiirersary of the birthvOf* Hie late Queen
,  Victoria.   As'the years have rolled on,
"' 'and the Good Queen grew, closer to
* the heart's 'of vail, loyal,/subjects 'the
-    tvoild over, that day has beenspecially
\ . observed tjiore; and'ii»ore.i ^Therefore j
» ', the ides that the anniversary "might no.
New Denver, the "I.ncenre of America," is bti icily up >o date. Its citizens
have aheady decided, it is said, to have
a rousing celebration on November 9th,
the King's birthday* "*
, 'Slocan City, Trail and Cranbrook
are all agitating for >inunici|.al incor-
ixiration.    As yet Phoenix  holds  the
f
honor of being the baby (city in IJiitish
Columbia, but evidently will lose lu
before long.
As the Pior.cer.1ias pointed out before, the Greennood'Miner, i"j a well
■printed' little 'sheet., tBut ^what its
editor does not know about the amenities ^of journalism would' fill a very
large sized volume.    Yet bum lap.
WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.
The public are uarncJ agiinst using
icgetables laised by a Chinaman. His
methods ot iarmingaie conductive to
the spicad of typhevd.—New Demcr
Ledge.
With tbe oie being shipped from the
Miner-Graves mines, the Mother Lode
and the JJ. C. the Uoundaiy is even
now well ahead ol the Rossland district.
—Colonist.
With the tact for which he is famous,
King Kdnaid seems to lie doing etery-
thinj.', that is ]>ossible to favorably impress his nephew, ISmpfroi William of
Germany.—Nelson .Miner.
Guesses as to Ihe population of Canada arc now in oidcr. Will the census show it at 6,coo,ooo or 6,350,000?
Or will it be e\aaly 6,180,301? Don't
everyone speak at once,—Province.
With all the.railuay applications be
fore the 1'iovincial Assembly and the
Dominion l'ailiamcnt it cei tain ly looks
as though oneol them ought to be able
to slip through.—Gi and L< 01 ks Gazette.
Canada's alien labor law is a first
class lake, nothing in the uold brick
line being .1 ciieumstinre to >i. The
Slocan bad a painlul illustration ol its
workings two years ago, showing how
completely this prohibitive law lads to
piohibit.—Slocan Diill.
Cronje—be of the lion heart whose
masterly retreat was only stopped by
the impetuous foiwaid rush of the
Canadians—must have smiled a grim
smile when the dark-haiied troops at
St. Helena terioiized the garrison town
(•» a short space —Vancouvei  \\ 01 Id
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We have just
received a shipment
©£--«■*•=■£>
Patent
Medicines
^-^s^OF EVERY
SORT >  s
<-    i)
Whatever you may
ask for can be found on
our shelves.
A.P.MENZIE&CO.,
FiNE
WATCH     .
^PAIRING.
. .£   WORK GUARANTEED.
WATCHMAKER
i™ JEWELER...
Grnvcs-VV'illlains Building
Hrst St, I'lioeilix, B.C
Dom.r.x, Money Orders for bale.
DICK.   LORAH,
the popular Caterer, is again
in chaigc of the   ....
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Dominion
Ave,,
PHOENIX.
V & N. 'Plione-j;
Night
llell
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Some peisons on the outside think
there is a boom in lMioeliix. ;'l'his is
an'eirror, but' iievertlieless there is a
L'rod healthy giowth here, which, it is
believed is permanent and will continue
the Hound-
m:' ""*".       ''," ;»iolid4l)y'tlie'V^minion govenimen€ Jeasl t,ie TO'e
K* V \i«"-"' <t " /J1,it flfr&W<™*fr\4 R* en'tiie ap-.,'»e hard ^ "• *
U^\"4kv.t:A'\ u'^J.«Sir''.«Lr*jL^' .v..*'j. V.   subsfribinif to tl
Kaslo'would  at1 last
ished -for smelter.     At
of that tow nuare  pull-
and what is more,  arc
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^V ^.v''   -
EW?-! -ft
Cur ■
, I'or once the News-Advertiser  tries
'brought up
/ liamentat' Ottawa, but for some reason t   1   >-■      *
History^said to repeat itself, h^^^mp(ore (or  the, first   three
it.
11 s**"i« l*"-j*»"*-^ *• • ,' "c'"- \ » ' 1»vee,lS of Jannarv,-from this camp, was
Uiasyet'to'finda^monarcli that has    ,,,   »      r.    •' lu,,,i'» "as
!' U-W-^.f1 ^^ \   ••'      n«'i-i   a'the rate of 188 tons per dav.    This
rcen-hekhmthe same^niversally h,gh ., .,._.,,,    ..^ ^ ^J **
ere 788'tons daily.
Jieen
tee   '
rumored in coast political cii-
attorney-general, Hon. D.
-   -      v/v       ->r-.   -^   -,..   -,      Mp Eberts».is to be appointed" to the
roemory.ofQueen Victoru?    Ihe idea- b^,, ,ho;fly| anfl 'lh    ^
iS
is   meeting >
., f . ^, — -■—. ^   Curtis,
- ■ A  >?   /T   ^PPrm     '"   "fy ;wmberl'or M* ri^ini. will  be given
garter  and   the suggestion   ,s   also ,he vacant position. The iie'w apnoint-
niade^that theK Imjienal Rovemment mfent will be conceded to'be a
take it up,sp that, wherever thei Brit- one
"ish flag'flutters to thej)ree7e, theGood '
good
»-S|. lit, -',-
lv'-*'". - ' 1
«As have never before been chronicled/ just'beginning to receive some returns
• May it be Em;>irc Day for many, many f are not very w ell pleased.    Idaho le-n's-
" JSey^^T'; '       ', '*   '       latorsarentwatiiorkonataxonthc
%^,„jr-,__ ^_        (        mineral outuut.
'_-,  ^   QUARRYING OUT' ORE. ' >\ . '        ^      '
, i\,tIn some cmarters tlicrc appears to1
Railroading m the wntulains of
BritishCohmibia has become so pi 1
feet, thanks to the excellence of Ihe
men selected by tlu; C. 1\ R. as engineers, fnemen, conductors and watchmen, that the public Have come to
icg'ard a tiipovcr the gieat mountain
ranges of liiitish Columbia as even
saler than travel over the prairie.—
Kootenay Mail.
,   mournTno in united kingdom.
Evidence cf Highest Esteem for the Uie
-. , Qseea Victoria. ,.
London^cb. 2 —In every town
and village throughout the three kingdoms business was stopned, shades
weie drawn down, the public buildings
were draped, and there were sei vices
for the dead in all the Anglicaii'and in
many ol the Non Conformist churches,
this being the day ol Queen Victona's
funeral. Some half^a hundred jndi-
yidual^ap^, sureties at. Birmingham in
a snow storm Tpiled rU|)"*"'wreaths of
powers atjhe-loot^ot Qtfeon Victoiia's
s'atue.* At Manchc-tej the civic body
and leading men matched in procession
through the principal thoroughfares to
the cathedral sen ices, and tht* Not.
Conformist bodies at the same time
held a great memorial meeting; 111
T*iee Tradeliall, while oth'cis attended
overflow meetings.     ,t.
In Dublin the lord mayor and 13
membeis ofr the coiporation, robed,
with the judges and other noble persons went tp t St. Patrick's dihedral.
This building and most of the Protestant churches were draped with purple
edged with gold. At Leeds tfie street
railroad men held a midnight meeting
and determined not to work today as
they had been requested to do.
An imposing service was held at
Edinburgh in St Giles cathcdial. 'i he
late Queen's retainers at Balmoral and
the people of tbe country side generally
toiled through the snow bound roads to
the services at Cralhie church, which
was attendad by the Queen when at
Balmoral.
J. F. WALKER SCO.
Every thing in stock that
should be found in an Up-to-
date News and Stationery
establishment.
Daily Papers,
Magazines,
Books,
Stationery,
Pipes,
Tobaccos and
'      ClGARvS.      '
DOMINION AVENUE
Phoenix, B. C.
Agts. for Spokesman-Review    ♦
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VAUGHAN & flclNNIS,
The Pioneer
...Butchers
Of the Camp.
We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Yea!.
Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season,
Your Trade Solicited.   Our Prices Are Bight.
Old Ironsides Ave.       PHOENIX, B. C.
■«>♦»« »«»♦»»»♦»»♦•'
AVlieie he will be pleased to
sec his old fiiends and patrons.
EwyikiBS k Mt\ Affords
Bell's   Livery, Feed aod Sale
^ Stables S
HARRY HELL, I'koprh-vor.
j* Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.-' Heavy Draying. ^
' Charges Reasonable.
KNOB HILL AYE, PHOENIX, B. C.
I P. Burns & Co.
PHOENIX
MARKET.
—SERVKD   IN-
FIRST-CLASS;-; STYLE.
R. LORAH. Prop.
HEAD OFF ICE »OR nOUSDAKY CREEK, ORK1.NWO0D, B. C.
HEADQUARIERS, NELSON, II. C. 3
.... Male ii Detail Real Mils.
Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,
Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Ti ail, Cascade,
Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.
FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.
o All orders receive prompt attention.
PHOENIX
BAKERY.
C. W. Greer, Propr.,
Is makiiigLight, Sweet aud Wholesome
Bread, I rencli, Kjc or Graham. L£>\e
3 our order, at tbe ,
SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,
REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,
PHOENIX,' Ii. C.
I Phoenix Bottling Works!'
# XV. S. JRoss, Proprieior. \   ,   ,
• *=l CartoMatetl Drinks and Aerated Waters of all kinds.
a} Corner Ilrookljn Avenue nnd Hani'erbtrect, Z~*,    ■>'"   PMOENIY '«   *r\
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Toilet Cream
For Chapped Hands
-    ,.      J. B. BOYLE,
DRUGGIST and STATIONER,
v. & n, r«r^ no. i6 ,       J
ORAVES-WILI M MS   BLOCK.
KIGHT B151.T.
"^aVar*—*-r^r—- G^7"'
Laundry
'    '     J. T. LAWRENCE, Proprietor	
We ui-ike n spectatty of Ladles' Clotliiue ofallQ 'Only Umou Help employed     BmuHes Called
Lmds.and hiue an experienced hand fo' this [for and delivered promptlj to eve y part of the
work 'Give ns atrial with jour Fine Fabrics.   Scity.  Send hi > our Order l» P. O
BEaT OH WORK GUARANTEED. 'I V. & N. PHONE NO. 30.
Dominion  Avenue,  Adjoiiiing  Butte  Hotel,
Hotel Phoenix.
-.     DOMINION.lAVE., PHOENIX, B. C.      ' -
TPfct^ JRioneei^liotjpI. ,
Finest-Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stock
' ^Comfdrtable and weirFnriiished-Rooms.      ^ ' '
Fint-tlass Dining Room and Attentive Waiters.
- „ - HARRY NASH, Prop.
The Brii Columbigo Wholesale lip (oipjiiM
Phoeniv, B. C.
UNION HOTEL and CAFE.
and Banner street*       "...      Opposite Miners' li
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
R. GREIGER, Manager.
AGENTS FOR
Comer Dominion Avenue and Banner street*
The har is Stocked
with Impoited
GRAHAM & PRENDERGAST, Props,
Opposite Miners' Union lull
Comfortable and well-heated
ROOMS.
i 'I he Vancouver'-World iVthenuthor
tic -some doubt of the statement that JV f»r ">e statement that the Domin-
,>as appealed in thcj'ioneer, to the J«n cabinet will be reconstructed, and
- effect that the ore Ixidics of some of ,nclu?e n Mlnister from British ^->
Vne mini-s of Kiecniv cuinparc so vast ,lumbla' Aulay Morrison orCJ- R- Mav
tn extenCthat ore is being quarried *WeI1 re™"»S ^ Portfolio. The
out. "This K of cburae; «ell known to' " orId adds: -" r° th<* °Penir,g UP <><
be the fact here, as almost *ny one of jU,ls C0Unti7» and its development it is
the
Build'lip Your Town.
, Says the Fort. Steele Prospector:
"I'he effort of any newspaper to build
up a town is piactically nullified unless it is backed up by the business
men. No town e\ er grew without the
assistance ot its newspaper. Nor can
a paper grow and build up its locality
without the assistance o1 t!,L town.
Business men shou'd it.ili/e tins and
remember that in giving suppoit to .1
newspaper they aie not only building
up their own business, but are helping
to support that which is w01 king
steadily for the benefit of the whole
community."
of.
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hi-tw i
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thousand   or more residents
Pheenix can testify.
I'o be more specific, ho*-ever, if the
i-keptic u'it^takc a trip to the Knob
Hilt mine any-day, IhmwH see the'art
i>{ qu-irrj-inc ore  going oil constantly.
Foreman James Punch has 15  or 20
,■>     riieii at woik in this 'large quarry,, a
",  few hundied feet above the Knob Hill
*    compressor J aiid an average of five cars
daily of this quarried ore is shipped to
-     MieGianby smelter.    'J he opening is M , LuNCHEs
fjow so large that the'workmen term it
the "Glory Kole'*—and it is, of course,!
growing larger daily.    This ore, after
1 liein,; quarried,   if.  dumped down a
,    convenient air shaft to the cars, and
»    thence taken ^to  tlie  ore  bins and
> *  fchipped.
Quarning~ore, -while not common
practice m Britil'h Columbia, is by no
means a nesr thing in mining.   At the
Ihinous Treadwell.uiiiii?, on  Douutas
,   fcbnd.-'Ala.sk's^linBigpw^JsSrade  ore
I *■ lodies'dreso extensm." that quarrying
has beep dene there for 3 ears.   This
^   4"! well inovrji to be one^ of the great
s  k.\\ide.tii payimg mioes of the world,
and 'inly tie natol eccncirtic methods
f
LEWIS B*05.
Proprietors.
§ It's Worth Knowing'^
That you can secure about anything in
Furniture, Carpets, UpHol-
stering, Etc.,      &      j&      &
at tlie establishment of
CLARK <a BINNS,  *  #
o 014 ipoasides Ave.
We buy direct from factoiy, and whether you wish to furnish one
room or fitty, we will quote you right prices. Picture Framing to
oider, with a iarge stock to select fiom.
 ———VM)UUTAkI.\0   AXB   p"" ' T "rr 1.1 - r;
Complete line ofBar Supplies
i    ... GREENWOOD, B. C.
Phoenix Stage Line.
Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix
and Greenwood.
Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. in. and 1,30 p. ni. * Phoenix Time.
Leaves  Greenwood at 9:00 a. m. and 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.   Sundays, leaves Phoenix at 8:15 a. nt.
and Greenwood at 10:30 a. m.
McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props
O-*-©- 0-*-&-*r-&-*lh-to-Q-&~*i-
Bellevue
Hotel,
Our new Dining Room is now fitted up and i&
the finest silt the Boundary. Give us a call and
try meals like your mother used to cook.
. r« J  Old Ironsides Ave.,
a Specialty, g	
PHOENIX,
ILL  HOTEL?
W. V. KEMPT, Manager.
Knob Hill Ave.,
PHOENIX, B.C.
This hotel is centrally located, newly built and newly
furnished throughout. Everything is first-class. Bar
sio< ked w ith the finest.
50--0>00-0-0<><KM><KK><KHXK^
OHOENIX
■ ' ' '   "'   —■*""   ■'•'  ■— ■ ■ -iQ
RRBWERY
JULIUS MUELLER, Pkoprietor.-
EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.
• »«»0««««,«a««6Saa,ftm,aaC,aa(„((a..t..a.(.,(((M|9
Here you can find the fcfesfe of everything' that money can %v$. StocK
of wines and IJcjuors cannot be
surpassed.   Cuisine the finest.
FIRST STREET.
Lcdtmg
 DEALERS IN	
HAY, GRAIN, FEED, Etc.
All of our goods are now arriving by rail to Phoenix and we are, therefore, prepared to quote right
prices. No need to go to Greenwood or elsewhere.
Let us give you figures.    Wheat just received.
«•«-** Chas. A. McCfflfflg & Co.
• »M»*««»«o»»»»«(n»e»««.»ea0e,,„S6aMM9ti9M96e(|(9M
Standard
A\enue.
L.  HINKLEY
l'ROr-JtlETOK.
►LACK'S HOTEL CAFE,
^^v>vou can get meals hcie that will melt in your mouth.      Try them.
 ,=r?r—*P™?J°W il';, PHOENIX, B.C.
1TY OAKERY
SLINN & McCAGUE,
PROPRIETORS.
V. & N. Phone, No. 48.
Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Ffesli Dally.
IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Frf.e Dcttvm.
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"»           ''? 1     W   ■    ■""    1/"'         -II     rta't    ft       111-*-        X- »-■             I THE PKOEXIX FIOXEER.  JAWAftV % 1901.  I'rince of Great ftrltaitr* Kc-ji?.  Take thou thy htatiju!  (led bid* the to the hcltu  Of a great Nation���  Guide thou the Snip of State       * '',",  At his direction.  King cf Great Britain's realm!    i  I.et naught unrlgbt thee;  'Wnre left (he flying spokes  Rise up aud suilte theel  ririu. but utifclt thyliand���  Naught shall affright thee.  Chief of our Umpire vast I  We of thy Crew  Kcady, United Statu).  Able toilo:  Stand though for the Truth and Right���  We'll see thee through!  ���Kailo Kootcnaiati.  NOTICE.  Notice la hereby given that at the next sitting  of the l.lcci-ce Cciumiss'oners tut the Ci v of  Phcenix we inu-ud to apply lor a tiansfcr to  John Knowles of the licence vvhid. w" hold ��  jell liqu by retail in the Mint Hotel, sltia'td ou  Dominion Avenue, Lot 6, Mock i, Rumbeiiicr  Townvltc. Phoenix, <> C. ��"<ucigcr  Datid the i��t day of February, tooi.  TllOMl'SON Kc Knowlub,  per Jolm KuohIcj.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ef Improvements,  NOTICK.  Little nurne, Little Biirne Fraction, Brandon nud  ilrandun Fraction Miucral Claims, situate in  the Kettle Klvcr Mining Division of Vale District. ,  Where located���In Greenwood camp, north cf  the Sylvester K. miueral clnlm.  Take notice that I, bydney M. Johnsoli, acting  as agent for James Marshall, 11��- Miners' Certi-  ficiitc No. B 7984,Thomas Roderu.1., Prcr .Miners' i  JANUARY SCHOOL REPORT.  SiowlBf TkOK la Senior Gride With 50 per  ceit or ��ver.  Literature���John Graham 88, Jessie  DeSpain 82, Claude Stent, Christina  I'razer 63, Jay Cramer 57, Stanley  Ciraham 50.  Composition���John Graham 93, Jay  Cramer 88, Jessie .DeSpain,  Claude  Stent 76, Christina I'razer 70, Stanley  ; Graham 68.  Gi am mar���Claude Stent, John (Jia-  jham 74, 'Jay Ciamer 69, Stanley  ' Giahani 63.  Geography���Jay Cramer 82, John  Graham 70, Claude Stent 75, Stanley  Graham 60, Chrissinia Fiazer 58.  History���Jay Cramer 86, John Graham^, Stanley Graham 58,  Claude  Stent 31, (Christinia Frazer absent)  Total 500���John Graham 391, Jay  I Cramer 382, Claude Stent 329, Stanley  Graham   299,   Jessie   DeSpain   287,  Chistinia Frazer 400 336 (Maud De-  Spain absent).  Total attendance 53.   Average 42.  T. L. Uuckton,  Teacher.  [I.S.]   JIRNRI C. JOI.V Dk LOTIILVIIiRli.  CANADA,  PROl-IN-CK Ol' llRITIblt COLUMBIA.  VICTORIA, bv the Giace or God. of the  United  Kingdom oil Orent nrftiun and Ireland, Queen.  ,��� "'fender of the Faith, &c, Sec, &c.       *  To Our faithful the members elected to sen e in  i!"f,{'T'{l; ��,tl'"s, A,scin,1,y f" 0uf  Province of  llritish  Columbia nt Our City  of Victoria-  A PROCLAMATION.  niL^-A-)!'"-'1-0-*,'-:' . I WliKttBAS We are  Depu y Attorney General. ( desirous aud resolved, as soon n* may be, to meet Our People if  pur provuca of British Columbia, und to have  their advice in Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW YK. that for dlveia causes and  considerations, and taking into consideration Unease and convenience of Our loving sulijecto. We  have thought fit, by nud with the advice of Our  Kxecutlve Couucil do hereby convoke, ami by  these presents enjoin you, and ench of yon, that  ou Thursday, the Iwenty-Grst day offSibriiary,  one thousand nine hundred and one, j on meet  Us in Our said Legislature or Pnrliamcut of Our  f?.y..I.rJvlllc'--' ���* Our City of Victoria. FOR THK  WSPATCH OF HUBINK68. to trent, do, net ami  conclude upon those things which in Our Lcgis-  lature of the Province of British Columbia, by  the Common Council of Our said Province may.  by  Hie favour of God, lie ordained.  IN rMTiMowv WiirmEor, We have caused these  Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great  Seal of said Province lo lie hereunto affixed'  \Wt.nkss, the Honorable Sir IhiNui Ol'STAVH  JOlV DE LOTWKlUltK. K. C. M. G.. I.lcuteiiaiit-  Governorof Our sold Province of British Co  lumbiit, iu Our City of Victoria, in Our said  Province, this seventeenth day of January, In  the year cf Our Lord ourthouuiiid ufiie hundred  aud our, and In   the sixty-fourth  year of Our  By Command.  J. I>, PRKXTIC1C,  Provincial Secretary.  WINTER SCHEDULE.  Spohcne fells tiii florin  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  JiED MOUNTAIN IVY.  Tie; only all-rail route between all points east,  rrer Miners' I v"a"' a"<i south to Kosilaud, Nelson aud all in-  C-ttlficate No. H7914 and JaineatMeti^lly, j.-rev<--terinediote poiuti, connecting at Spokane with  Miners'   Certificate No. 11 jo^T intend, sixty   thirGrcatNoithteu.Northernl'aclficandO R.&  ?��)Snfroiuthe^dete hereof, to ay.ly to the Mm-   N. Co.  ing Recorder foro Certificate cf Jmpiovt-mruts.  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above cLIins.  And further take notice that action, uiidir section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  ol such Certificate oflmproreuinith.  Jlated this ist day of fmiuarv A. u��� 1001. '  17  Pboeaix Lodge No. 23,  Knights of PjflHas.  Meets every Tuesday night  at 7V}0 p. in., Miners' Union  Hal!.  Visiting brethren welcome.  C A. MeO.-j.NG, K. K. 8.  J. A.Clakk, C, C.  THEY TRIED TO KILL THE QUEKN.  AI Leaat Sevei Mtempta Mrieoi LateQiKcVi  Uie.  Queen Victoria had many narrow escapes from accident and death: ^From  |',her habyhood upward her life was con-  Tstantly   imperiled.     When only   six  'months ot age she escaped death as  f though by a miracle.    Her parents the  Duke and Duchess of Kent, had taken  . the royal child   to Sid mouth,   Devonshire,   for a change of air.    A  boy  shooting sparrows accidently dischaig-  cd his gun opposite a window at which  a nurse, holding the infant in her arms,  was standing.   The glass   was   completely shattered and the nurse's sleeve  was riddled,with shot,  but both  the  nurse girl-and'the  baby   Princess ' escaped injury.  Four years after the Princess' life  was saved by an Irish soldier. 'I'he  |Mjny carriage in which.she was.driving  tippet and would have fallen on her  had it not been for the promptness with  which the soldier, who was passing by,  NOTICE.   '' '  Notice is hereby given that application will be  made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of lliitish Columbia, ot its next session for  au act to Incorporate a company \s 1th power to  carry 011 the bttviuess of mining, smelting and  refilling ores and the generation, application  and supply or powei and light in all its branches;  to acquire, equip, own end operate water, power,  light and compressed air svstems. plant,  machinery aud other appliances and for  such purposes to have all or any of the  powers, rights and privileges,which especially incorporated companies, may acquire under the  ������Water Clauses. Consolidation Act;" to expropriate; -lake over: and/otherwise! acquire water  from Long Lake in the Osoyoos Uivisiou of Yale  District and. from any other; streams, taken, or  sources of supply iu the said OJoyobs Division of  Yale District, for generating eltclrlcity and supplying tlie same, for electric lighting, motive  power, heat,_ telegraph, telephone and other  ;>plylng water to consumers  R. B. KERR,.  Barrister and Solicitor,  NOTARV PUBLIC.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Connects at Nclrou with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage dully for  ltcpubllc, ani connects ot Bossburg with stage  chiiiv for Grund Forks and Greenwood.  Kl'l'KCTlVJJ SUNDAY, DSC. ��5, 1900.  Leave. Duly Train Arrive.  bjin 111. S,>okniie 640 p. m.  irfon. 11: KoMlaud- 3-10 p.m.  7 09 a. m Nelson 7.I5 p. ni.  .Night Train.  9 45 p.m  Spokane .7.00 a.m.  11 00 p m Kosslaud 7.00 a. 111-  First cI.ij.i sleepers ou ulglit train  H.A.JACKSON',  Central Patiengcr Agent.  II. P. BISOWN, Agent,  Kouland. B C.  ���*x>��r>*>-siMj>;  99 I  The Butte,  The Best appointed and equipped Uoaileryiu the Boundary Country  C.W. ABj3()T:f,,PRop. Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  This popular hotel has been refitted,refurnished and thoroughly overhauled throughout, and furnished with all the modern hotel conveniences. 1,0.  cai and Long Distance Telephone connection with  the offic ���and is headquarters fur Stage and Railway traffic; nud every attention ia given to the c<m-  fort at<d convenience of natrons. The hotel lias been  enlarged by the addition of fifteen nicely furulshtd  rooms and an Up-to-date MUSIC HALL.  The Best  The Best  WINES,  LIQUORS,  �� CIGARS.  The Be;  Imported andT)i  ^OMKSTIC  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  AND DrAUGHTSMKN.  Phoknix, B. C.  scon & McLaren,  Contractors an-d Builders.  Estimates Furnished.  1'HOENIX, B. C.  CUT I'KICUS TOR  Wm, hi RbikriSu 1)5,  Hame Hoosings,  and all your   Harness supplies from  H. G. SMITH, Oand Forks.  Comfortable - Sample - Eooms, J  For  Commercial Travelers.  The public patronage resjiect-  lully solicited.  We aim to retain our present  large trade and deserve more.  ���0-0<A<X��<V7  _-<M>'<<JOC>C>-<4��  00000��OOOC'<KX>OOCiOOOOOOOC)Ot-��^^  H. S. CASI.EV.  W. I). COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B  C.  made ti|)on Her Majesty's life, but  with the exception of a slight wound  on'her cheek, she, escaped scatliless  trom ail these attacks. A short time  after her marriage an insane potboy  named Oxford fired twice at the Queen  in Hyde Park. Two years afterward,  as the Queen and Prince Albert were  drivii g h >me from church the Prince  Constutisaw a man present a pistol and  fired point blank'at HerMajesty. The  weapon fortunately flashed in the pan.  The next day the same man, a fellow  named Francis, again fired at the  Queen. This time he was captured,  tiied for high treason, and sentenced  to death, but by the royal command his  .'lantence was commuted to transportation for life.  works, and for sui;  within a radius of ten miles from the City'of  Phoenix in the County of Yale, for domestic ami  agricultural as well as forindustrial and mechanical purposes, nnd fo��- municipal and olher purposes ;   to explore  for, acquire   and develop  mines, mineral claims, rights, franchises  and  other privileges;-to purchase or otherwise acquire real and personal property of every nature  and  kind;   to   subdivide, improve, sell, lease,  mortgage, market or otherwise deal with the  same ; to carry on the business or smelters, refiner*, assayers, dealers iu   ore, bullion, metal  and the products of mines aud smelters, refineries and other industries of a like nature; to  search for, get, obtain-purchase or otherwise  acquire, coal lauds and carry on the business of  coal   mining, refiners or petroleum in   all its  branches, and supply coal, coke, crude and refined petroleum, to wholesale and retail dealers  and lo consumers; to purchase, Irase or otherwise acquire, timber lauds or limber limits, and  to cairy on the business of dealers in timber and  lumber, aud o'f lumber, manufacturers, in nil its  brauche,; to purchase, erect, or otherwise acquire,  smclcen,   refineries,   plant, machinery,  patents of invention, mills,  factories, and appliances, appertaining to or which may l>e useful in carrying on auy of the said objects or any  branch  thereof;   to   own,   acquire/   construct,  equip, operate and'maintain  railways,   tramways, roads, trails "aud other ways within tbe  aaiddiatnet, and to operate thcsaiuc with steam,  electricity, cable, horse or other motive powei,  with power to equip, construct   and  operate  branch lines within the said district; lo make  traffic arrangements incidental to' any railways,  tramways or other ways, which the said company  may construct, to carry passengers and  freight,' and collect rates and tolls therefor; to  cross other lines ol railways, tramways or highways: to own, equip, erect, coustruct, and main-  tain, buildings, dams, ditches,- flumes, race ways,  pipes sir other works for the purposes of carrying  out theab������--'���'������'-  '*' =.���-���-  to enteru  ises  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  * Barristers & Solicitors, '  Giavcs-Willianix Block.  PHOENIX, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.       ;���  Commissioner for taking Affidavits. -  Phoenix, B.  ���������������������������������������������-������������������������������������Hh  r  Phoenix  Skating  Rink  W. Mem, Proprietor.  tx-Jx-M-***** ,  Will be open to the public  2 to 4:30 p. 111., and from  7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.- From  10 to 11 p.m. ice. will be  used by hockey players.  The Lion Bottling Works  GREENWOOD and  O   SOLE AGENTS FOR THF.'  PHOENIX, B. C.  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the  Largest Brewery in British Columbia.  ���GENERAL EXPORT AGENTS-  Blue Label n���L,  Setters   Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesbaden, Germany. -'  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  estabiished 1859.       .   -  CAPITAL   -    -   ��� .-    $2,000,000  RESERVE FUND". -   -    $900,000;  BOARD OK DIRECTORS: *  K. VMIRHUCFK, President, Hom*M. II. Coot.  have, Vlce-Prci. Israel Wood, J. S. ilitchell,  O. Stevens. J. N. Golcr. N, W.Tlioinas, C. II.,  Kiithan.H.H Broun.Q C >  HKAD OKHICK, SHKRBROOKK, V. Q.       .  Wm.   KAKWKir.,  Gnu ^ijjr., . J.  Jas. Maekin.iou.   Assistant Geal Mgr.   ' ,  b. KlKiKM ,   I,ocal Mgr. ,  b.V. 3��oke\, Inspector cfDranches.   -       Pi'  ItlUNCHKS. , ,   . -  In Province of Quebec���   "      ,    ,-     ,   '   " ' i*  Waterloo, W. I. Hnggs, Manager.  Rock Island, 8 Stevens,"Manager,"  Cowansvillc, H. r, Williams, Mj.r-'''       '  Coatlcook, 1). Austin, Manager-  Richmond, \V. I��� nail, t   "  Oranbv, W. II. Kobinson," ' '  ,,   Itedford, I{. w. Morgan,    " ^  "MatriT.lM'.OIiticr, " ^  it. Ky^.-liithi, J. r,��framboise, M^r.    i  Huutliigdon, V.. N. Robinson, Mgr.  Ormstowu, W. II. Uargiavc, Acting Mgr,'  In Province of llrillsh Columbia��� '  Graud l'otks, Win. Spier, Mgr  Phoenix, Mjr. >  Agents iu Montreal. Bank of Montreal: London. Kug., Natiounl Iluuk of Scotland; Boston,'  .National lixehaugc Dank; Nrw York, National  Park Bank. *r -   > ���' m-  Collcctions made at all accessible point*.  Drafts Waiied fur any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada, U. it. and Kuropc. - Kx.  chsuge bought and sold.  Savings Hrauch Department at each office.  Interest allowed fiom date ofdeimsit and com- -  (pounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor. '  Offic* Hours- 10 j:Saturdav from toto n,  111-1  ' h\  P\  . "S 'Jl  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  o  Dl   P ^^mtmmma^^m^^^^^^^'^^m^s^aaamaa\ass^\^  N HOTEU|A1.MSTROMS,& BERG, Props.  FIRST-aASS CAFE.  Well I'urnished and Heated Kooias.   Krery aitention paid to the Ccmfort tf Guests.  Domestic and Imported Liqiors aid Cigars alwajs ii StocL  Dominion Avenue.  PHOKNIX,   -   .   B. C.  The_.  Admission, 25 Cents  Maple   Leaf  Choice  wines, liquors,  Board by day ,or week.  The Maple Leaf Forever.  and  cigars  always   in    stock.  One trial aud you will  remember  PRACTICAL IIOUSK anii SH^7  TAINTliRS, DECORATORS, lii"C.  ' Phoenix and  Greenwood, B.C.  Phone: Columbia 35.  t  Season  Tickets   for sa'e  the office."  at  ���������4~M~f+-f4>*+4--M��f-f-f ��������������������  Hotel Brooklyn Barber Shop  J. Mandel, Prop.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  PHOENIX, B. C  out the above objects orauy of them; with power  toenter upon and cxpropria'   ���-- ���   -  poses of the company; with .  lay, construct and tnaintaiii pipes,  er upon and expropriate lauds for the pur-  of the company; with power to erect and  ,. vonstructahd tnaintaiii pipes, poles, wires  id other appliances through, uuder or along  treetsaud alleys of auy city>or town or in  part of the said district: to'run,' construct.  New AiftrslUa Federation.  January i, 1901, the  federation of  5 the several   Australian  colonies   took  t effect    The   population   of   the six  federating colonies is  3,726,480.    Of  these, New South Wales has 1,3^6,950,  \ Victoria 1,163,400, Queensland  428,-  400, South Australia 370,700, Western  l Australia, .171,030,   and   Tasmania,  \ 182.300.   These are the figures up to  v December 31st, 1899.    The last census was taken in 1891, the next census  will be taken in April,   1901;, but an  ��� estimate of the   population is  made  every 12 months by,the Government  ^Statistician of each colony.  I For a New B. C. Boundary.  1   A dispatch from Washington  states  > that the secretary   of state and  the  Biitish government have reached  the  conclusion that a new boundary ''corn-,  'mission   must be   sent   to establish  ���definitely the boundary between  the  United States and   British  Columbia.  It is found necessary to have the 49th  parallel, which is the declared  boundary, located by scientific and astronomical observations.  the streets  any part  excavate and maintain a tunnel through and  uuder the land lying bctweeu the City of Phoenix and the City of^ Greenwood, or the City of  Grand Porks in the County of Yale iu the Province of British Columbia, from a point near  Boundary Creek, or from a point near Four Mile  Creek, or from a point near Uholt Creek, to the  City of Phoenix, and for the purposes of the undertaking run exploring and branch tunnels  from the maiu tunnel; alao to sink or raise, mining, working or air shafts along the Hue or course  from the tunnel or branches; to require the undertaking and - business, property i ights, franchises and assets of any other companies, either  forcash or for shares iu this company, or partly  for cash aiid partly for such shares, or for any  other consideration, to sell, exchange, mortgage,  lease, or otherwise dispose of the said property,  privileges, rights, franchises aud assets, or atiy  part or parts thereof, cither for cash or for anv  other consideration ; to issue the shares of the  company ��s fully paid up, or as assessable, or  as non-assessable, or as j>art!y;<asse��sable or  otherwise, aud with power to acquire land, bonuses, privileges or other aid from.any Government or Municipality, or with power to amalgamate with any other company or companies,  having object* similar to the object* of this company, and for all Other necessary or Incidental  rights, powers or privileges, incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or  any of them.  Dated at the City of Greenwood, B.   C, this  22nd day of December, A. I)., 1900. .  HALLETT & SHAW,  11 Solicitors for the Applicants  CHAS. SCHALM, Prop.  FOHMEKI.V   OF  O. K.SHOP  ROSSLAND.  Dominion Ave.,  PKOENIX, B. C-  Cottage Hotel!  GEORGE F. GABRIEL, Proprietor. ��  The Finest to be had in Wines, Liquors and Cijjars. PHOENIX   B. C.  NORTH END OF FIRST  STREET BRIDGE.  Tte Yale-Columbia Lumber Co*  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lamfeer, Lata. Shingles,  Mooldings and Torntags.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:.  Nakusp mill and yard      Phoenix mill and yard.  Robson'    "     "      "        Eholt No. 1 .?���*     " "  Rossland    "     "      "       Eholt No. j '"-    " ����  Ymir  "     "      "       Deadwood "     " "  Greenwood���Gen'l officir���mill and      Rock Creek    "      " "  yards.                                       'J       Long Lake    "      " "  s\i& We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  AND SOO LINE.  8TILI. CONTINI7K TO OPKRATK   ��� , t  first- (to Skktx  -ON ALL TRAINS VRO��I-  Revelstoke and  1 ���*  Kootenay Udg*  ALSO   TOURIST   CARS   passing       *  Dunmore Jet, for St. Paul on Sundays,  Tuesdajs, Thuradavs and Kridaja.    To-  ronto  en   Mondays   and   Wednesdays.  - Montreal and Boston on Saturdays.  Same cars paa< Rev clstoke one day earlier,     i  For Time tables, rates  and  full informatics)  call ou or address nearest local agent, or  0. w  Dev,  Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  EJ.Covi.*,.  A.Q.P.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C.  J. S.  Carter, D.'P.  Nelson, B. C.  ���* = -r--l '      V-T '      -f"T l^���-j*01ZJS ''    "���- '  Cunningham \  & Anderson,  <%>  MINE   INSTALLATION  A SPECIALTY.  M  Summit House  T.H. Richards, Proprietor.       ���    ���    ���     ���    ���      Cor. ECieb Hill Ave. aid First StrecL  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Dining Room'in Connection.  - - -   PHOENIX, B. C.  11 Mi.  ,   Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  'Imported Goods.'      '*  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADK TO '  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINLRS1  AND   PROS-  PtCIORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Comer Pasenlx St. aai Brtcklyn Arc.  ELECTRICAL  CONSTRUCTION  SUPPLIES.  AND  NOTICE OF PRIVATE BILL.  Do You Waal a Plant?  l'or sale at the Pioneer office a  f-ountry newspaper plant. Anyone  thinking of starting a weekly can secure  1 bargain by addressing, Pioneer Pub.  Co., Phoenix, B. C.  Plants  < rders  tion.  in  J. COoobII  signs    anywhere.     Leave  post-office.    Prompt atten  Nitrous oxide and  oxygen forpain-  bss extraction of teeth at  Dr. Mathi  ������on's.    Both phones.  Notice is hereby given that application will be  made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province  of British Columbia at its next session for an act  to incorporate a company with power ��� to coustruct. equip, maintain, and operate a single or  double line of railway, of standard or narrow-  gauge for the purpose of conveying passengers  and freight, from a point on Burrard.Inlet at or  near the City of Vancouver, thence via the City  of New Westminster In an easterly direction  along the South side of the valley of ihe Praser  River to some poiut on the said Fraser River between the junction of the Chllllwaclc Kiver with  the said Fraser River aud the town of Yale;  thence In au easterly direction along the valleys  o the Chiltiwack, Coqulhalla, Tulnmecn and Sim-  ilkameeu rivers or some of them, or the tributaries thereof or some of them, by the most feasible route to a: point between Penticton aud the  International Boundary on the watercourse connecting Okanagau and Osoyoos Lakes; theuce  by the most feasible route to a point on the Kettle  River at or near Rock Creek; thence by the most  feasible route to a point at or near Midway;  thence by tlie most feasible route to a point at or  near the City .of Grand Forks; with power to  coustruct, equip, maintain, and operate, from  any point ou tlie said railway, branches and extensions of the same of not more than 30 miles  in length, and roads, bridges, ways, ferric*,  wharves, docks, and coal bunkers;- with- power  to build, own, equip, operate, and maintain steam  nnd other vessels ���, and boats, telegraphs, telephones and tramways, aerial or otherwise and to  carry011 n general.express business'," either-as  separate undertakings or In connection with the  said railway and the said branches and extensions; with power to generate electricity for the  supply of light, heat aud power and dispose of  and deal with the same at a profit in any of the  Fixtures, Motors, Dynamos, Etc., House Wiring and  Dynamo Repairing.  Phoenix and  Greenwood, B. C.  d. w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  & Tinning  I Smoke I  l KELOWNA ���  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (Back of Postoffice.) V.'i N. Phone No. 44.  Phoenix, B, C.  afete^*^&^  BROOKLYN CAFE "S^ c?  Table supplied with the best to found in the market.  Twenty-five of the best furnished rooms in the city.  ���"'���-**������GURRY & O'BRIEN, F*ops.  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN....  (Formerly Ihe Metropolitan.)  High class wines, liquors and cigars always in  stock,  venient sample  room  for Commercial  Men.  class Cafe in connection.  Con-  First-  CIQARS.  o   o  UNION MADE  anaaa�����������������������aaaaaaaaaaamm  HUGHIE McGUIRE, Prop  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICE.  apex", "Keystone" and ������Smuggler" mineral  claims, situate  in  the  Kettle   River Mining  Divislon_of Vale District.-"..-,  Where located:���In Greenwood Camp.-' ������'*  fake notice that,I, George \V.  Rumberger.  1 ree Miner's certificate No. Bi55��s,.-fbr-����*aelf,  1 id  as agent   for Thomas B. Harrison,  Free  ��� I ucr's certificate  No.   B31135 and Patrick J.  ; ermpdy   Free Miner's certificate No.    B59504,  ��� tend, siaty days from the date hereof to apply  1 the Mining Recorder for certificates of Im-  1  ovemeuts for the purpose of obtaining Crown  * rants of the above claims.  And further take   notice that action,- under  *��� ctlon 37, must be,commenced before she is-  ance of such certificates of Improvements.  Oateil this 34th. day of January, A. J), 1901.  '*> " GKOROB W,   KUMDERGBR'.  supply of light, heat aud power and dispose of  and deal with the same at a profit in any of the  districts or localities through which the said  railway, branches and extensions pass; with  power to expropriate lands for any of the purposes of the company and to acquire lands,  bonuses, privileges, or other aids from any  government, municipality or other persons or  bodies corporate; with power to construct, equip,  acquire, lease, maintain', and operate smellers,  reduction, refining,concentrating, or other work!  for hnndling and treatment of ores; with power  to acquire nud operate coal lands and dispose of  the proceeds thereof; with power to atqitlre, construct,nud operate hotels; with power to make  traffic or other arrangements or amalgamate or  connect with any railway, steamboat, or other  company, or lease, purchase, or otherwise acquire  the assets of any such company; and with power  Jp build wagon-roads to be used In the construction of.j said railway and its extension and  branches and in advance of the same, and to  levy aud collect tolls from all parties using and  all freight passing over auy such roads," or any  1uel1.aforc.1nid docks, railways, ferries or vessels  owned or operated by tile company, whether  built before or after the passage of the Act hereby  applied for, and with alt other usual, necessary  incidental rights, powers or privileges as may be  necessary or incidental or conductive to the attainment of the above objects or any ofthem.  Hunter & Oliver,  Solicitors for the Applicant.  Peterborough, Out,  **������������������������� \^<a?^A^.O.JL*y^��a1v*��eee  MINERAL. ACT.  Certificates ot Iniproremeaig.  NOTICK.  Alma Fraction-.-land l-'airplny I-'rncticn Mincrrl  Claims.   Situated in  Grand    Forks Mining  Division ofYalc'Distrlct.   Where located:���iu  Greenwood camp, east of the City cf Phoenix.  Take    notice   that I. John    Louis Grahamc  Abbott acting as agent, for the British Columbia  (Rowland and Slocan) Syndicate, Limited, Vtee  Miller's certificate No. b 41161, intend 60  day*  from the date   hereof 10  apply to the Mining  Rccordei for certificates of Improveineiits for tli=  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of each  cf  the above claims.  And further take notice that action under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificates of Improvements.  Dated this ��61h day Jauuarv, 1901.  ��������������������  PALACE   LIVERY   STABL  Stage and Transfer Line,  PHOENIX,  B. C.  WINE   CO.  Fine   wtms and   ����*  ^  the   Choicest  of Cigars  Agents for Calgary  Beer;sss===ss==is  s  Phoenix  leaves  wood   Leaves Greenwood.  for Green-  ....8a. ni.  ,. 10 a.   rn.  Leaves Phoenix    i p.  Leaves Greenwood   4 p.  m.  m.  Best turnouts in the Boundary.    Horses well suited for  COLLINS & GRAY, Proprietors.  long drives  The  DOMINION AVE.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Only  Place  in  town where you can get a Well Cooked  and Well Served Meal.  JOSEPH COOK, Manager.  THE PIONEER,  Circu!atesj in   Kvery   Province of the   Dominion  of Canada   Lyery State in the American Union,  I'.nglan:!,   Ireland, Scotland Auutml-n Snn*ii ir  tka, China, Japan Alaska, Manila, Cuba, aad Ml th- South Amrri.^n R^publ'ic-"  NOTICE/  The Columbia and Western Railway Company  will apply to the Parliament of Canada at Its  nezt sesslou for au Act assimilating its bonding-  powers In respect of itj railway and branch Hues  west of Midway to the powers already given in  respect oflts Hues constructed Ivast of that point,  extending the time within which it may complete  its rail ways, and authorizing it to construct suc'i  I auches from any of its lines not exceeding in  y one case thirty miles in length, ns are from  Mae  to  time  authorized   by the   Governor in  II x til, aud for ether purposes.  h.-CAMrBijr.r. Oswald,  Secretary,  NOTICE. I  NOTICE is hereby given that The Columbia  and Western Railway C< ntpitiiy will npplv to tbe  Legislative Assembly of the province of'llritisli  Columbia.at its next session fjr an act to aiueii-l  Section Sixteen of the "Columbia and Western  Railway Company Act, 1896" (Statutes cf Driti.-h  Cc-liimbia. 1F06, cap. U) by extending Ihe fire'  mentioned iu the said section for the cumpktii.n  of the fifth and sixth sections if the railwi.v  authorized to he built bv said Act.  Dated at Victoria, B.C.   December   iSth, 1000.  ROBURTSON & ROHKRTSCN.  Solicitors for Applicants.  ��-,.*i t.-r  -v.  -1���::  .1 "i  '"3I.  vTN  k  ���r~  "L^  T.  rv' .* �� . p j  f J' " I   '  * ���*��.  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'fr\|  * inehts: toV the siiielters;:  ;;at "Trail,;"aiuV- ipranby;  average 660 -tonsV or  t i9i8oo���';tons per;iinonth.  f^At tiiis.vrate ''tlicj: total;  sliipiiients for the year  i will;; reach ;the/ gnmcli  ��^eg:ate ;pf >266,(^6g>  toiis.wliich places Plibe-  |^^|.iiiv;the -.foreinpstliist';  '0f;; flipping canips; in;  ::;;tlie,rPacific^K:Northw^  ^Phpenix is destined ;to  ������';$��.;��� thelargest; anil inosti  ': ^p^sp^rQus;;-v:camp^^  '"British 'G^urabia^^SM'i',  i -/*"  I '^ JA,  -.Mb!  i  usmess  For Particulars Regarding Investments, Address  Phoenix, Bl O.  t&i^Y^a'Tflffig^^

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