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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 17, 1906

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 MJ  n  r,  l  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000' in  value within six years.  X^*,SS^2  FE820,0"fi     -iLenixis the Centre  CrCR!A B. ��,;arid   Leading  Mining  Camp of Boundary,!  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY  17,    1906.  **ghl��tive  Ubm, :tr*  '-��-������  No.    14  ..OUR..  tea ana coffee.  ..Department  SHOULD   INTEREST  YOU.  WHY?  BECAUSE  "We   carry the   Largest  and   Best  assorted Stock in the Boundary, at  the Lowest Price.  Read the following list and be convinced:  TETLEY'S Famous Indo-Ceylon Teas, Green or Black,  56c and 60c per lb.  LIPTON'S Pure Ceylon Teas,    No. 1,  75c; NTo. 2, 60c per lb.  BLUE RIBBON '  MONSOON ��� Need no recommendation.    .    50c per 11).  RAM  LALS "'���.'"  BULK TEAS���Black���Ceylon, Indian, China and Japan, from  25c to 50c per lb.  BULK   TEAS���Green���Japan.      Spider   Leg,   Basket   Fired,  Gunpowder, Uncolored Jap:tn, etc., 35c to 50c per lb.  Our Teas speak for themselves if tried ONCE.  Judge Not  By appearance in  buying your COFFEES.    That don't count.  What you want is Good Cup Quality, Aroma arid Flavor.  FOLGER'S Golden Gate M. and J. Coffee.  CHASE & SANBORN'S Santos,   Seal    Coffee,    Red  Feather  Brand, Arabian,  Mocha And   Plantation Coffees.  All at 50c.  per lb.  10 Varieties of BULK   COFFEES,  prices ranging from  "    25c to 50c per lb.  ��d  23  Buy your TEAS and COfTES here and  gel Satisfaction all the lime.  FIGHTING FOR  MORE POWER  Warner Miller and J. E; McAllister Testify  Before Private  Bills Commit  tee at Victoria.  THE     BMG     iSTC?��ZE>  ����**��MtfM*nM*  Fo*.��*  Saturday  Cauliflower       Lettuce  Green Onions   Radishes  Spinach, etc.  Eresh Ranch Eggs daily, 5oc doz.  Remember our . . .  APPLES  are still in first-class   shape,  varieties,   $2.50   box.  All  pdwarc  Sewing Machines for Sale or Rent.  We are putting in a full line, of  Wall Paper and  Window Shades.  We   expect   Stock   in   about   two weeks' time.      It  is bought right from   Factory, so prices will be right.  In the private bills committee last  Tuesday at Victoria, the bill of the  West Kootenay Power and Light Co.  for the extension of the area of its operations into the Boundary country was  again under consideration.  Senator Warner Miller, of New York,  president of the Dominion CopperCo.,  whose works are located at Boundary  Falls, near Greenwood, testified that  he had become interested in this property under the impression that there  was an unlimited source of supply for  electric power to develop the properties. He.also expected that the conditions were as they were in New York  state, where there was absolute liberty  given to all power companies to enter  into any contracts they saw fit, in the  state, and where there was free competition. Had he known that the conditions here were such as they turned  out to be, he would not have gone into  this proposition. The immediate need  of this company was for from 750 to  1000 horse power. If this power could  be got a smelter capable of handling  3000 tons of ore a day would be erected, and this smelter would itself require 2000 horse power. He said that  when the Dominion Copper Co. took  hold of the Montreal and Boston Co.'s  properties, it acquired mines near  Greenwood, Grand Forks, Phoenix and  elsewhere. Senator Miller said he was  out here to arrange for the future development of the property owned by  the company and in attempting to do  this he-found some difficulty with the  Cascade Power Co.  Declined to Furnish Necessary Power.  If it were not possible to get power,  the new works would not'be undertaken. There was abundance of low  grade ore but in competition with Utah  and other states, cheaper power must  be provided than that supplied by  steam. At present the high price of  copper makes it possible to run with  steam, but the present price could not  be expected to continue. They might  hold up for six months and good prices  might continue for some time longer.  His company had stopped work on  their new plant. Now, he said, he  had to contract for power. Offers had  been received from the Cascade Power  Co. and the West Kootenay Power Co.  He had no connection with either company. The Cascade company declined  to furnish all they power necessary.  They offered to furnish power, subject  to contracts with other companies.  In reply to Bowser, Senator Miller  said that the electric machinery and  smelter improvements now proposed in  'lie piesent smelter would cost about  $75,000. The building of a 3000 ton  smelter would cost $500,000 to $750,-  000.  in reply to Bodwell, Senator Miller  said he did not care where the power  came from as long as it was a continuous supply and was given.at a reasonable rate. If the low grade ores of  British Columbia were to bedeveloped  the mine and smelter owners would  have to be given an opportunity to get  all necessary power. He h^d been accustomed to competition.  Bodwell said he would like to assure  Senator Miller that the Cascade Power  Company had not in view the preventing of competition. All that his company sought was that their $500,000  investment should not be rendered  useless by another company commg in  and putting them out of business.  ' Wanls 2,700 H. P.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Company, at  Greenwood, also gave evidence, and  said that his company had a capacity  of from 650 to 700 tons of ore a day.  If his company could get the necessary  power it would undertake to handle  2000 tons :i day by September. After  operating for several years it had been  found that it was impossible to make a  profit on the scale on which the property was being worked. Works had  been put up on the understanding that  the ore was really richer than it was  found to be and it was decided, therefore, that the only way to make a profit  on the investment was to increase the  capacity. It was decided that an investment of $750,000 would be made  in machinery. Of this, $40,000 would  be in an electrical outfit, which would  represent 2700 horse power. At present the company used 700 horse  power. This was obtained from the  Cascade Power Co. Part of the 2700  horse power referred to would be used  in the Mother Lode and Emma mines.  The Cascade Power Co. was not always able to furnish the minimum supply of power. In January and February of last year this was not received.  He did not blame the Cascade company for this. There was a shortage  of water in the Kettle river which  ac  counted for the trouble. This shortage forced the company to stop operations at this time. The cost of  operating under electric power was  about one-third of the cost by steam.  To operate a plant by steam would be  prohibitive in cost.: When he entered  into the contract with the Cascade  company, he was not aware that there  was any priority of claim upon their  power. He afterwards found that the  Granby smelter and others had prior  claim on the supply. When his company decided to put in an electric supply, the Cascade company would not  put in a line, but agreed that the B. C.  Copper Co. should do so, and then retain the cost with interest, in paying  for the power supplied. This he contended, was an unprecedented action  by any power company.  Bodwell contended that the Cascade  Power Co. was justified in not agreeing to put in a line where the supply  of power needed was not large, and  where no guarantee was put up as to  the amount that would be required  later. ���'  In reply to other questions, McAllister agreed that it would not be in  the best interests of the Boundary  country to put all chance of competition from the Cascade Company. He,  however, did not think this was likely  to follow. Bodwell could not see how  it would be otherwise if all smelter  companies cancelled their contracts  with the Cascade Company.  Lome Campbell, manager of the  West Kootenay Power Co., was asked  if there was no danger of his company  increasing the price of power on completion of contracts now entered into  with the various smelters for the next  four or five years. Campbell replied  that it would be impossible to do so,  as the companies would still have a  chance to utilize the Columbia river  for power, and so prevent an increase  in prices. ���-��� ���  C.H. FLOOD  CHIEF POLICE  Boundary Mining Notes  Appointed  by Commissioners  Thursday Night.  Will Take Office Next  day.  Mon-  MUNROE ARRESTED  ON SERIOUS CHARGE  $ 15,000 Bail Furnished in New  York.  Late Montreal papers contain notice  of the arrest of GeorgeML Munroe, of  the firm of Munroe & Munoe, on the  serious charge of getting $25,000  from Hon. Warner Miller, now president of the Dominion Copper Co.  Mr. Munroe gave bail in the sum required, $15,000.  It will be remembered that Munroe  & Munroe were the promocors of the  old Montreal & Boundary Creek Mining Co., of the M. & B. Copper  Co., and of its successor, the Montreal and Boston Consolidated Mining  & Smelting Co. The assets of the latter were taken over by the Dominion  Copper Co. last year. It was in making a deal for a lot of Montreal and  Boston Consolidated stock that Mr.  Miller claims deceit and fraud, and for  which Mr. Munroe was arrested in the  American metropolis. An action has  been brought to recover the $25,000  by Mr. Miller.  George H. Munroe has made a public statement of his side of the case.  After reciting the story of the deal, he  says that his firm had an unsettled  claim of $19,000 against the old Montreal & Boston Copper Co., for which  suit had been entered against the company in British Columbia, and that he  had been informed by attorneys that,  unless this suit was withdrawn, Warner  Miller would start suit for his claim of  $25,000, and a civil order of arrest secured, with the object of inquring the  firm's credit in New York and elswhere.  This is evidently what has been  done.  It appears that the two cases will be  fought out to the bitter end in the  courts.  A meeting of the newly appointed  board of city police commissioners was  held Thursday evening in the Butte  hotel, and Chas. H. Flood was reappointed as chief of police, to take  effect next Monday. ' The full board  was present, including Mayor Rum-  berger, Aldermen M. H. Kane and  William X. McDonald. The matter  was discussed by the commissioners,  and it was found that, while many objected to the appointment, a larger  number had requested that it be made  Commissioner McLonald made the  motion and it was seconded by Commissioner Kane and carried.'  Mr.Flood will be on dutyat night.and  it is the intention to have ;Mr. Dock-  sleader, the present chief,, and who  has been such since last summer, serve  in the day time, also looking after the  sanitary conditions of the city and perhaps the fire department.  Mr. Flood was chief of police here  several years, following Dou��aId McMillan in that position. About two  years ago there was a ruction in the  police department, growing out of the  charges made against Mr. Flood in  connection with his actions below the  dead line. For months there was  trouble, and the people were divided  on the subject. The government sent  a commission from Victoria to inquire  into the matter, and that was practically the end of it. Mr. Flood retained his position till last Tutyi when  he resigned as chief of police and  went to work in the mines, his assistant, W. H.'Docksteader, then taking  his position.  Funeral of Jamei H. Trcrorrow.  1 he funeral of James H. Trevorrow,  who died in Los Angeles last week,  was held from the family residence in  Rossiand this week Wednesday The  remains were accompanied from Los  Angeles by Albert H. Goodell, smelter  superintendent for the LeRoi company,  for which Mr, Trevorrow was mine  superintendent after leaving Phoonix.  The funeral was in charge of Corinthian Lodge No. 27, A.F. & A.M.,  the entire lodge turning out to attend.  Three members of King Edward Lodge  No. 36, of Phoenix, of which Mr. Trevorrow had alwcys been an active  member, went over to Rossiand to  attend the last sad obsequies, being  George H. McNicol, Frank Buckless  and Thomas Roderick. Among the  floral emblems was one from King  Edward lodge, sent from Spokane.  Challenge Accepted.  I hereby accept the challenge of  David Oxley to skate against me in a  ten lap race, $50 a side, same to take  place at Phoenix skating rink on the  evening of the Masquerade Carnival,  Friday, February 23rd. Money on  deposit with Chas. D. Hunter.  (Signed)  W. J. Prenderuast.  Lalect Prices la Melali.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $17.  75@$18.B0; lake. $17.75�� j)18.W  Bar Silver.aa 3-8  Load, 16.36 to $6.60.  REWARD FOR  LONG WAITING  Double Daily Mail Service at  Last.  It is said that he who hustles while  he waits stands the best chance of being eventually rewarded for his hustling and waiting. Regarding a mail  service to and from Phoenix ovei the  V., V. & E. extension of the Great  Northern, this has again been exemplified in a most satisfactory manner, as  last Monday, almost without previous  announcement, the new service was put  into effect.  Just about a year ago, as the Great  Northern was getting ready to start  passenger service to Phoenix, a petition  was sent by the Phoenix board of  Trade to the postmaster-general at Ottawa, asking him to give Phoenix the  mail service indicated, the petition being indorsed by Duncan Ross M. P.,  of Greenwood. For months the matter hung fire, and more red tape than  was thought to exist in the Dominion  was carefully and tediously unwound  and wound up again. In November  bids were finally asked for but the  mail was to be taken off the C. P. R.  entirely. This uncalled for idea was  promptly met by an unanimous protest  from the business interests of Phoenix,  which found effect in an$8 telegram to  the postmaster-general. Then there  was another long wait and not a word  of explanation till the service was put  into effect this week.  Business people generally are much  pleased at getting this accommodation,  which is only the same as Nelson,  Rossiand and Grand Forks have. For  the first time in the history of the  Boundary, mail from New York or  Montreal can be received here in four  days after being sent. To Vancouver  but two days are required���both of  which were unheard of in the past.  A depth of 115 feet has been obtained in the shaft being sunk at the  Last Chance.  The last car of ore shipped from the  Skylark mine was one of the best ever  sent out from that splendid property.  Diamond drilling has been going on  at the Granby mines for over eighteen  months. Boyles Brothers, the contractors, still have two machines at  work.  At the Rawhide the new electric  compressor, recently installed, is operating three drills in that property,  where considerable development is being done.  A fully equipped machine shop is  being erected by the Dominion Copper Co. at the Boundary Falls smelter,  besides additional ore bins. About  $6,000 worth of machinery has been  shipped for the new shop.  President Warner Miller, of the Dominion Copper Co., after looking over  the properties and smelter of the con  cern, left for Victoria last Saturday.  M. M. Johnson, consulting engineer,  went back to Salt Lake City, Utah,the  same day.  George A. McLeod, of Grand Forks,  on behalf of New York capitalists, has  bonded the Gloucester group of four  claims in McKinley camp for $90,000,  for a peried of two years. The sum of  $3,000 is to be paid May 1st, and the  balance at stated intervals. The bond  was given by Thomas Newby, Lee  Mercer and Howard Garnett, the  group being a most promising copper-  gold proposition. Development work  has been started.  PRIZES FOR THE  SKATING CARNIVAL  hugh Mcdonald  badly injured  In Accident  at   the Brooklyn  Mine.  Last week Hugh McDonald, as reported in the last issue of the Pioneer,  was crushed by a fall of rock at the  350 foot level of the Brooklyn mine,  the injuries proving more serious than  at first reported. Besides having a  leg broken, it was found at the hospital that the injuries internally were  such that an operation was necessary  and all this week the patient has been  in serious shape, but with hopes for his  recovery. Mr. McDonald's daughter,  Mrs. Gilbert, of Midway, and her husband, have been here this week to see  the patient.  The unfortunate man had been intending to leave for his ranch back in  the Northwest only a few days after  the accident occured, his family being  in that country.  Marlln-riall Wedding.  Wednesday evening a pretty wedding occurred at the Methodist church,  the contracting parties being Miss  Katherine Frances Marlin and Richard  Simonds Hall, before a large company  of friends. The 'officiating clergyman  was Rev.C.Wellesley Whittaker, pastor  of the church, of which both bride and  groom are members. The wedding  march was rendered by Mrs. F. Knott,  and the bride"came in leaning on the  arm of Hugh Reed, her brother-in-law.  M. C. Wade was best man and Miss  Maggie Marlin was bridesmaid, the  church being artistically decorated by  the Ladies' Aid.. About thirty guests  sat down to a wedding supper after  the ceremony at the residence of Mr.  Reed on Granby place. Mr. and Mrs.  Hall will leive Monday for London.  Ontario, where they expect to make  their home, Mr. Hall having been employed by the Granby Co. for the last  five years.  Figuring on Railway Spur.  Wednesday evening C. E. Cooley,  divisional engineer for the C.P.R.,  with headquarters at Nelson, accompanied by W. P. Tierney, of the same  place, arrived to spend a few days.  Mr. Tierney does considerable contracting for the C.P.R. in this section,  and it is'understood the engineers will  see about running a line to the Idaho  mine, so that the Dominion Copper  Co. can commence the shipment of  ore from that property. They were  accompanied by Larry Dolan, the  roadmaster of this division of the C.  P. R. No announcement has yet been  made in the matter. The logical outlet for the Idaho ore is over the Great  Northern, but that line does not connect as yet with the smelter at Boun-  dajy Falls, and the two companies do  not appear to care to divide this ton  na"e or deliver it to each other.  Last   of Season Next   Week  Friday.  Following is the list of prizes to   be  awarded at the last   masquerade   skating carnival of the season, to  be   held  next Friday evening, February 23:  Best Ladiy's Costume,  Silver bake dish, value    -  Best Gent's Costume,  Silver smoking set, value  Best Girl's Costume,  Gold necklet and locket  Best Boy's Costme,  Gold watch chain and chain  Best Representation of any  character, Silver tray, value  Best Comic Costume,  Goid plated clock, value  Best Lady Skater,  Silver fruit dish, value  Best Gentleman Skater,  14k solid gold cuff links, engraved with winner's initials  Gentlemen's Race, 2 miles,  20 year guaranteed gold filled  watch, value        -.      -        20.00  Ladies' Race }4 mile,  Jewel case, value 3.00  Boys' Race, under 16 years,  Collar and cuff button box    3.00  Boys' Race under 12 years,  Fancy box chocolates  Girls' Race, under 14 years,  Work box  Match Race, Oxley vs Pre'ndergast  10 laps, for $50.00 a side  Consolation race prize on exhibition.  Entries for all races to be   made   in  the office before 9 o'clock.  The   Greenwood   Brass   Band   will  furnish music.  $8.00  8.00  5.00  4.00  i;.oo  7-5��  7.00  7.00  Magnificent Holiday Number  B. C. Miuing Exchange, Vancouver, B. C.,  January. 1906.  Not for the first or second time, nor,  we hope, for the last, do we take up our  pen to perform the pleasant duty of recording a yet greater advance on the  record of the previous years which our  contemporary, the Phoenix Pioneer,  gives evidence of in its annual Holiday  Number, published this month. It is  indeed a high standard of excellence  that is set by the Pioneer���so high that  one scarcely knows which to admire  most, the enterprise and ability of the  management which can produce such a  publication in a relatively small interior  mining town, or the loyal support of the  citizens of that town, which alone could  make so elaborate a production possible.  For the book is one to exci'e approving  comment, even were it issued in the big  towns of Europe or the Eastern States  or Provinces.  Emphatically, too, it is a book to send  away to these same far off centres of  weath and civilization. For it places in  the very best form the truth about our  undeveloped wealth before the eyes of  the organized wealth of the older communities. Numbering 68 pages, exclusive of the cover, filled with new and  attractive illustrations, and perfect in  stvle and get-up. it is a book which  every citizen, not merelv of the ricli  Boundary, but of the whole of this province, should secure a copy of, to send  away to his friends and give them some  idea of the El Dorado which is being  developed here.  Before closing tiiis brief appreciation,  there is one feature ot our contempoi-  ary's publication this year which we desire to especially commend. This feature is the maps, of which there are no  lets than five in the present Holiday  Number. New maps, as many a newspaper man knows to his sorrow, are hard  10 come by and expensive when you get  them. Yet there is no more valuable a  method of attracting attention to a district than carefully prepared maps. They  pave the way for the man who would  like to come into the country, who  would like to invest in tlie country, but  whose ignorance of its topography acts  as a deterrent. The reader of the publication now under review need labor  under no such disadvantage.  We again congratulate our contemporary, and advise any who may see these  lines to buy a Holiday Number of the  Phoenix Pioneer and send it East.  February  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments  of Boundary mines   lor 1900,  for  1901  1902. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, aud 1906, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer  Mink. Camp. 1900  Granby Mines Phoenix   64.553  Snowshoe Phoenix 297  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode ���.Dcadwood  Bonnie Belle- Dead wood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem wudr..Phoenix  Rawhide- Phoenix  Sunset Dead wood  Mountaiu Rose Summit  Athelstan-JaclcpoL.We'ilngtn.  Morrisou Dead wood  B. C. Mine Summit  R.Bell Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Hogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  1 King Solomon W. Copper  1 Big Copper W. Copper  , No. 7 Mine Central  , City of Pari* White's  Jewel Long Lake  ' Carmi Wc��t Fork      Providence... Providence      ' Klkhorn  Providence      ' Strathmoie Providence      , Prince Henry ��� Skylark      , Skylark Skylark      , Last Chance Skylark      E. I'. V. Mine Skylai k      1 Bay ...Skylark      . Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      ' Crescent _...Skylark      * Helen Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Falls      Republic Boundary Fulls      Miscellaneous       3.230  Total, tons     96,600  Smelter treatment���  (.iranby Co     63.387  B.C. Copper Co   Dominion   Copper Co   1901  13',76a  1.73'  190 2  309,858  30,800  1903  393.718  71.212  1904  M9.703  190S  653.8S9  1906  109,167  9  ���  ���  I'BHt     ���  Week  17 <w4  i  5.34��  99.034     S02  1,300  '9.494  550  47,405  650  '41,326      138,079      174,298      '74.567       '7.476         l^f2   $    "                 f  7.455      '5.73'  1.070  3,250  160  375  665  2.000  35��  150  14,811  56o  8,530  5.646  3.339  W.365  32,937  '5,537  363  3'.350  3.O70  3,250  ',759  4.5S6  37,96o  16,400  3.450  222  364  33  65731  17.430  3.25=  aS.iori  2,085  l��.j  3."56  5.920  935  4,747  119  l. .j   ���..     9.4S5  -���.238  204  3.007  3.544  520  '.833  7S5  635  33  150  482  2,060  890  219  993  400  107  720  325  52  50  300  3"  77"  t  t  t  3.450  390,800  230,838  117,011  325  508.876  3'2,34U  148,000  500  750  829,808  h'��  090,419  93.'  -V  401,931  590.253  b.*i-  ../������*��  IO.-.913  310,434  /l'  ,M ���  132.5;o  io.gjo  ���M  .���>l<t  Total reduced _.   02 3S9   34S.439   460,940   607,4.14   837,060   .382,877   I'l.ton ��?;* ;������������:������  Ui&.  m  ������x.pnwU-vttim  MtMm  BS|||;'  illilil''  iliilf::  ftlSill':  infill'  #  Mil  !��*  ��ill  I?K)  '���.41F58  mm  fill  ill  #���  y .5$  THE PHO0EIN1X FIONEEBL  You don't know what you are  getting when you buy loose tea;  be on the safe side and ask for  Always  the  same,  best.  always the  The Bhoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IMDBD OH StTURDIVS BY TM��  PIONEER PUBl/ISHrW.dO.  CAUSES OF  TYPHOID FEVER  Full  Report  of   City  Officers  Health  1TPHOIKII, B.C.  W. B.WILLCOX. MkNAOin.  -i..i._k.���_..l Business office No, 14.  Telephones j M.nwter-, residence. No. 15  ���anCKlPTIOH* IN   ADVANCB.   fl.OO  ���U Month*..  If to�� arc not a sobactiber to, this paper, this  la an Initiation to you .to become one.  Ad*erttUBC rates lurhuheo on application.  ., Legal notices �� and 5 cents per line.  ' Poar weekly insertions constitute one month's  11��-rt list  Attributed to  Milk and  Bad  Sanitation.  {UNION  W06  FEB.  1906  i����V;.��M. t������.  ���Via.  Tku. ft.  Sat.  1       a  3  ,4 .: s    6  7  8    9  [O  ��� ii ;!��� '13  14  15' 16  17  ill   .19 '-30  .  31  ��� 32    33  24  2$      *6      *1  ,.j8  "Alice Roosevelt will be married today,- and'the'western'hemisphere will  heave.a sigh of relief. She should  no* be let alone.  Following is the complete report, read  at  the city council  meeting last week,  from,  the  city  medical health  officers,  regarding the cause of  the late typhoid  fever outbreak here, together with  the  analyst's report on the samples of water  and milk submitted for examination:  Phoemix, B.C., 7th Feb., 1906.  To the Mayor and Aldermen,    .  City of Phoenix, B.C.  Gentlemen���We beg to report as  follows:  On Friday, December 15th, 1905, we  _were officially notified that we were appointed medical health officers for the  city of Phoenix, and as such at once  took such measures as we deemed sufficient to stamp out the epidemic of  typhoid which prevailed in the city.  Some time before this appointment was  received we, as medical practitioners,  notified the mayor and some of the aldermen that after mature consideration  and a careful study of affairs, that in our  opinion the medium of infection was  through   milk  coming ��� from   Mowat's | garbage.  J January,was.one of the best months  for business "experienced in-"Phoenix.-  There's; a reason���^Phoenix is where  the greatest mines in British Columbia  are-located.  -Whitewashing in the Valencia steamship, .disaster inquiry is now proceeding  apace. '������ But'"how������will' the'relatives of  the 132 souls that met a watery.grave  at.that-time like it ?  More than four thousand tons of ore  daily were ��� shipped ��� from Boundary  mines last week���and do not forget  that) over 3,000 tons of that ore came  from the mines "of Phoenix.  Conservatively-figured in advance,  Boundary's ore output for 1906 will  run.over a.million and a quarter tons,  or thirty'������per cent in excess of the  record for 1905. And. still we are  growing.    At last Phoenix has a mail service  over" the Great Northern railway, after  working for it nearly a year. Great  bodies move slowly, like the tremendous postoffice department of the Dominion, . but thty "get there" in due  time.    Prosperity is shining all over the  Boundary, and while every one is not  making a^ortune, the district generally  is in better shape than ever before in  its ��� history. Nearly 2,000 men are  employed in mining and smelting.here,  or in hauling the ore and supplies.  Joseph Martin, K.C., the man from  Manitoba���the gentleman who had  the whole province by the ears, as it  were, a few years ago, is credited with  the intention of opposing the retuni of  Hon, William Templeman from the  constituency of Victoria. And simply  because his brand of Liberalism is not  the same as that of Sir Wilfrid Laurier.  Incidentally, that ;s a good thing, no  doubt, for Sir Wilfrid. But Joseph  might better save his time and trouble.  Mr. Templeman will be returned and of the cityitself.  he should be���if he is  a  Grit.    And  dairy.. We also notified, at that: time,  everybody with whom we came in contact to take the precaution to boil the  milk and water. This precaution in a  large number of instances was promptly  taken, and in our opinion reduced to a  large extent the number of cases.  In all there were about seventy cases,  almost all appearing within twenty-one  days. Our first act on being officially  appointed was to close the Mowat dairy.  A public notice of warning was then  issued, instructing all to boil both milk  and water Mowat'8 dairy was then in  a pec ted and the following conditions  found to exist: The eldest son of the  family had been sick from the later part  of October, with, what we thought from  symptoms toKl us, undoubtedly a mild  attack of typhoid. A few days later this  was confirmed by personal examination.  The second youngest child also had the  disease. The boy during his attack was  employed about the dairy and milk  cans. Just why a physician was not  called is .beyond ��� our comprehension.  The children had been sent away before  our appointment; tne boy, however, returned, and after examination was sent  away again. The water used came  chiefly from Twin creek, which everybody knows is badly polluted. A well  was fouud also po luted and ordered  closed and filled.  The barns were also found in a shockingly ^bad londition, no drainage, no  flushing, improper ceilings, improper  and insufficient ventilation. Cattle unwashed, and milkman in ignorance as to  the necessity of' keeping his hands prepared, and . also ignorant of the proper,  correct and only safe method of preparing his cans anu strainers. There was  neither a milk room or cooling room.  Your health officers ordered Twin cieek  fenced off absolutely, now and forever to  be used for no purpose whatever; the  well was ordered filled. Barn floors and  walls flushed, ceilings canvassed and the  whole inside of the barn whitetvashed.  Drains- to be dug and planked, and in  future the inside of the barn to be looked  after properly. '1 he cattle scrubbed and  their udders ond teats attended to before  each milking. Hi; was shown how to  attend to the milkmen's hands and how  to prepare his tins. A cooling room was  built. The house itself was closed and  disinfected, with all clothing. The occupants were also put through a course.  In regard to the condition we found  existing in bis barns and milk cans, we  can only say that we consider it to be  due to extreme carelessness.  The dairy being outside the city limits, your officers then reported the  matter to the secretary of the Provincial  Board 01 Health, asking him to take  action, which he did, practically endorsing all that had been done, and promising to have it inspected in the future. ���  liannam's dairy was also inspected  and found in good order. Twin creek  here- was also ordered fenced off. Wuter  for this dairy was obtained from a well  which on analysis proved fair. Samples  of milk were taken during the epidemic  but spoiled in transit. The most important sample was loBt in transit to  Montreal. Samples of waterweie also  taken at the dairy and above it, from the  spring on the hillside above the dairy,  from Han nam's well, from the various  springs about the town, from Banner  soring and from Marshall lake. All  samples were sent to Montreal for i-.n-  alysis and a duplicate sent to Dr. Fagan  lit Victoria. Appended yon will find  the report on the analyses.  As unhealthy surroundings, though  incapable of causing typhoid fever without the germs, render infection easy bv  breaking down resistance to disease, we  have to report on the sanitary condition  methods which were then in vogue. A  sewage system was recommended and  its absolute necessity with increasing  population foreshadowed. With centralization of the resident* into larger  boarding and lodging houses, and the  increase in numbers, Phoenix has long  outgrown the old earth cesspit mode of  disposing of its liquid waste, and its  soil is now saturated in many places  with filth which natural processes have  been inadequate to purify.  While many have drunk milk infected  with typhoid", comparatively few��� have  contracted the disease. This is explainable by the fact that a large amount 01  infected material must be swallowed by  one living in healthy quarters before  typhoid bacilli can cause disease; but  one run down by unsanitary surround'  ings easily contracts it, and a virulent  tvpe is apt to develop.  ' We consider that this epidemic of  tvhoid was cauBed primarily by infected  milk, but the severe iype and the lar��e  number affected are due, in ; a large  part; to the. unsanitary condition of the  citv.  We have inspected all the public lodging and boarding houses as thoroughly  aH may be with most of "the places of  of the'earth" covered with snow. " We  find an "attempt at sanitary measures"  nearly everywhere, denoting a desire to  do the best they can, while in the dark  absolutely as to what is best. One oet  of lodging or boarding house keepers or  proprietors u.-e septi'.- tanks (probalilv  today the best known way of dealing  with*sewage outside of a general sewage  system). Another set use the old earth  cesspit, which to be euVciive n.ust not  be over four ami one-half feet deep and  and large enough never to. overflow.  Today our soil is too saturated with sewage to purify what had already gone into  it without additig fresh materia:. Others  again box up the sides of these cesspits  so that the sewage leaks through a layer  of soil so deep that it purifies nothing  and holds back in a contaminating condition everything but the liquid. Others  use small deep pits which act in the  same way as bexed-in cesspits. Othei s  use water closets which run off" even fecal  mat:er into cesspits Others pipe their  liquid waste direct into gutters along the  streets. Others throw all liquid waste-  on to the surface and let it look after itself. Such are the present methods of  handling liquids from kitchens, drys and  bedrooms.  As to garbage :  It is usually, placed in vessels to be  carried awaymore or lees regularly by  such people as require it for feed. It is  olten scattered broadcast over the premises���and the snow covers a multitude  of sins in: this respect. Tin cans from  which the food has been taken lie about  many of the places, and what is ieft in  them tuniB to poison.  As to nightaoil:  We find most places well enough  looked after, but in some places- the  privies are foul and in other places they  adjoin meat houses or kitchens 10 which  infections of almost all sorts-may be  sprea-.i in summer by-flies alternately  feeding off fecal matter and human  food.  All springs and creeks in the city are  contaminated and should not be used in  food unless boiled, and, preferably not  then. Theonly water fit for general use  is Marshall lake water, despite its odor  and taste, which perhaps can be  remedied.  We recommend that a day., scavenger  be licensed under section thirty-two and  the following sections of the City of  Phoenix Health By-law, as in this way  it will be a comparatively simple matter  to fix responsibility for pollution with  The present by-law, though  PROVINCIAL.  Plowing is going on in the Okana-  gan.  Rossland's second daily, the evening  Star, has ceased to twinkle.  Hon. Wm. Templeman's by-election  at Victoria is set for March 6th.  Prince Rupert is to be the name of  the Grand Trunk Pacific western terminal.  The Fernie Ledger will have a mon-  oline type-setting machine in operation  in a few weeks.  Last year P. Burns & Co., Ltd.,  bought a 1 lock in Vancover for $20,-  000 and a few days ago sold it for  $50,000.  A New Westminster despatch says  that 30,000,000 salmon are being taken  care of at the Harrison lake hatchery  this season  In the interior- 45 -mills belong to  the Mountain ' Lumbermen's Associa  tion, with $10,000,000 invested, a payroll of $2,500,006 and an annual cut  of 280,000,000 feet.  Th�� Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. is  appealing the assessment recently imposed on it of $790,000 for 64,000  acres of coal lands and also against the  assessment of .163,000 acres of wild  land at $1 an acre.  Couldn't Stand' Much.  The Denver Post says that a mining  contractor named.Leonard.at La Veta  (Colorado) was "bound, gagged, horribly assaulted with fists and clubs,  hung up toa.tree with a rope around  his neck until life was nearly extinct,  lowered to the. ground and again assaulted and again, strung up and-again  lowered to earth," and that-he is in a  "rather serious condition"-as a result.  That man must certainly be a Render-  foot.  MNK  Capital $3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices in Canada  Pah st  BEER  '.1  After trying all other kind.'- of beer those who  want the best come lack to the Old Reliable  ��� PABST. .  Made in the largest Hre-very in the world.  ,ts sales exceed that of all olhers. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS  PUR!?.  Jas. McOeath,  Boundary Agent       -       -       *      Greenwood, B. C.  0��  ���<&  sufficiently long" in legal phraseology,  seems rather deficient in pertinent ideas  on the subject, but will do till we get in  better working order.  We understand that a government engineer is to consult ,with us shortly  relative to the details of a sewage system. Two methods only (owing to the  great lack-of natural -facilities) can be  considered.  A report on this-will be submitted  later.  E. B. Bouchbb, M.D  G." S. Gobdon, M.D.  We find in the medical health officer's  report for 1901 that the city was then in  Joe will wonder what has happened, if compamtivelv good sanitary condition,  he has the grit to tackle the Grit busi-  b,ut called attention to the fact that con-  ^ stant   intelligent  attention   was   then  ness this time. 1 necessary with the crude but efficient  Dr. Brsere'g Report.  . Hoyal Victobia Hospital,  Montreal,  Jan. 24th. 19.6.  G. 8. Gordon, Esq., M.D.  R. B. Boucher. Esq., M.D.  Medical Officers of Health,  Phoenix, B.C.  Gentlemen���I have completed the bacteri  ologlcal examination of the twelve samples of  water anrt two of milk, rtcehed from Phoenix,  B.C., on the 3d Inst.  Both samples of milk were curdled, and  contained free lactic acid. The whey from  each earn pis was examined for '��� B. Ty phoaua,  with negative results. 1 succeeded, however,  in isolating B. Coli and Strep, icidi Lactic  from liannam's milk, and B. Coli, B. Lactls  Aerogenes and Strep. Acidi Laetlcl from Mow-  att'a milk. The presence of B. coli in the milk  samples does not necessarily denote admixture  ��lth po.luted water. Contamination of milk  with dejecta from cows is the most frequent  c .use of the presence of intestinal organisms.  The twelve samples of water were also examined for 1).Typhosus. 160 c.c.of each sample  were treated wiih a sterl.ized 10 i-er cent aque-  ouc solution of potasilum alum, in the piopor-  lion of 0.5 gramme to the litre. After precipitation, the water was shaken well, and a measured quantity coutrlfugalized for 15 minutes.  The clear, supernatant water having been  syphoned oil', the sediment was removed with  a- tterile pipette, and plates were prepared  with DrigBliki-conradi's medium. These were  inculiated at 39��c. for 48 hours. All colonies  suspected of being B.Typhosus colonies, owing  to their not fermentlpg the lactose in the medium, were tested with serum, rich In typhold-  agglutinln, in a dilution of 1 in 100, and examined in hanging drops, iu the course of thii  investigation, many colonies were so treated,  and although Incomplete clumping was observed in some cases, the doubtful colonies  proved on further examination by cultures to  be colonies of B.Uoli. in view of.the time  which had elapsed between the collection of  the samples and their examination, and of the  richness of many of the samples in Intestinal  organisms, failure to isolate B.Typhosus from  any of the samples was not surprising.  1 have examined the samples for Intestinal  organisms, with-the following results:  Twi.i creek water ( B.Coll. Communis.  ��� atMowart's     j B.Feealls Alkaligenes.  Twin creek water j B.Coll. Communis.  at Uaunam's    t 1).Cloacae, B.recalls Alt.  ��� Old Parker well���B.Coll Communis, B. Vulgaris.  Spring near 1). Deane's���B.Coll Communis.  Spring near Central Hotel���li.coli Communis.  (two corks in the bottle).  Banner Spring���B.Coll Communis.  from:the foregoing, it follows that there  has bf en recent fecal contamination of Twin  creek water, as well as pollution of the other  samples yielding B Coli; and B Coli and B.  ryphoius are not Infrequently associated lu  polluted waters. B coli was not found in the  other samples examined.  The number of bacilli must have increased  greatly during the transportation of the  samples; for that reason I do not lay much  stress on the count of organisms per c c. of  each sample.  The largest number of germs was found In  water from spring near Central hotel, 26,000 ]>or  I c.c. The pmalleat number In the lake wator,  3,260 per c.c. D. Deane's spring, 15,H0 per c.c.  Banner spring, 18.60U per c.c.  The other samples contain from 6,700 to  7,320 bacteria per c,c. 90 percent of the organ-  iomi), the ordinary water forma, were suppressed al 37 c.  Respectfully submitted.  A. A. BuDgae, M.D.  vThenthe bread or cake or, pastry  comes , ��rom-~the- oven:,light,. crisp  and appetising, you are wont to  say you 'have had good luck with  your baking.  The 5,'good luck" idea u a relic  of the timewhcn/housekeepen pitted  their competency against poor flour.  To:day. good baking isn't a matter  ���f good'luck'in any home when  loyal Honsetiold FI��ir  h intelugentlyiused.  In the hand* of competent housewives mnerer fail* because it is the  whitest, ilightest, ��� purest: and beat  baking flour to be had.  If the goodaear -of'your ��� baking i��  due to chance, your grocer ii giving.  you the wrong kind of flour.   Ask  for Ogilvie*! Rojral Household.  ���fflvfe Ftoar Mills Co., LM.  Phoenix Livery Stable  William R. Matiieson. prop.  FvPrvthlW  Wa^ CARNAGES    AND    OTHER    RIGS  L,yfcl/lUillg HEW  HORSES AND saddles, several  ::-*"������^"^"hundred cords of dry wood  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX,  B. C.  D, J.iMATilESON,  INSURANCE,AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCDENT.  KoniiulHsliiiier for taking AfYldu'viu.  Phofnix. l;. (  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLORS  and UATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ���  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave.   ' HOEN1X, B, C.  KingEdward Lodge, No .36  A. Fraud A. Al.  R cgiilar communication 8 p. m      Sr,  ond Thursday or each month '  Kmergent meetings ttscalleu:M,,0���jc  Hall, McHale Hlock. ���"������omc  I). H.MORKII.I..        R. B. BOCCHKK, M.i)  Secretary. W.ii  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK I.ODGK NO.��  Meets every Monday Kveuiug  at Miners' Hall  Visiting brethren cordially Invited.  Cliua. McCague, N. O,  Uko. K. Mkau. Kec.Hec'y.  Marcus Martin. |'er. Fin. Secy  OREGON  Line  2 Gait Goal  delivered to any part of  the city.  Hay, Grain.  Oats, Wheat, Feed,etc.  Large stock.  "Ogilvie'a Book.for a Cook,", contains, ISO pages of excellent recipes, .  ��ome never published before.' "Sour  ���roosffcantsilyouhowlogetitFEKB.  and Union Made Gigar.  "Ktfrt^SiOwn^  "Kurtz's Pioneers" or  "Spanish Blossoins"  You finish one with regret and' 'begin another with pleasure.  For sale by all good dealers.  Manufactured by . .  Kmtz's \ Pioneer  148 Cordova St., W.,  Vancoavef   -   -   -   -   B.C.  THteOMFORTAfllXWAY. Ji  S. F. & N. RY.  Daily  Lrave  8:15 a.m.  8:13 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.111  8:15 a.m.  Kr.  Sun  PitOENIX  Spokane. Seattle,  Kverett, Belllngham  Vancouver. Vlclorla,  a ad       all       Coast  points..'.,.....-   Spokane, Penile,  Winnipeg-, SL .Paul,  Minneapolis   O rand - Forks, , Republic, Curlew, Marcus and 'Ferry <Mld  way)   Northport, Kouland  Nelson ,........_......���.���  Kasloi-Handon.:.  D  .Arrtvai  6:35 p.m. M  6:23 p.m.  6aj p.m.  6:35 p.m,  Connecting at Bpokanevrlth the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  2���o��av ovtmano th��ih�����a  I   From   Spokane for I Winnipeg-, Bt. Paul, ���  I Minneapolis,   St. Louis    Chicago and   all I  I points east. [  I   For complete information,   rates,   berth  [ retervntlon*.'etc'call on or address,  M. M. BTBPHKNB, Agent.  Phoenix  8 G.TTBBKBS.iA. O.P.A;,  Seattlei  p      &        Good Dry Wood. <��  "PALACE ILJVl^^  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop  Knob Hill Ave.,       0,Vdrd0iu8o0"        Phoenix, B. C.  ��io Union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA,;  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and otliet  foreign countries.  I.envc��  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kffective Nov. 33-1903  Arrirj.  Dillv  7.3ja.m. FAST MAIL���T11 and from  Coeuril-Alciie district, Varm-  higlon Garfield ( olfax Pullman, ���Mokow, ���Pomeroy,  Waitabuig, Dayton. W a 11 a  Walla, Peud etou, Baker City  and all points Ka��l...... I.oc.  1:30 p. m. KXPKK8S���For Fanuiii(tou   '  Garfield,  Colfax,    Pullman  Mo��cow,r.ewl��lon, Portland  San Francisco, Baker City  and all points KAST.  KXPHKSS ���From   all  point.  Bast, Baker City, San Francisco, Poitlantt, Colfax, Cr-  field and Farmiugtoii��� ti.wa.M  ���Kicept Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  Han Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Altisworth docc. rorita.d  at 8 p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, S.iiKran  clsco.-at 10 a. 111. every five day..  For  further  iufotiuatfou   a.  to.rale., Unit  traiu��.'equtpinetit,'elc.;'addre.s  OKO. J.MOHI.UR.Gcueral Ageut,  Hirer.Ide Ave.. Spokane, Wiih  G^ew^ood otage Line j  Leave Phoenix  9.30 a. m.  Leave Greenwood      ^.30 p. in.  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  J  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  I':,rough Salt Lake City, olenwood Springs, Leadville, PueMo,  Colorado Sprinits.and Denver.  Ride Through M\wf% Art Gallery  Passing Captlt- Gate, Canon of The Grand, TenneHsee Pans,  Marshal Puss and the Royal Gorge.  *% fqst Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver ^  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO  FURTHER,  FOR BETTER CAN'T  HE  KOUNI).  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All  Work Guaranteed.  Imported <-loodi.  PINE BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE  TO  ORDER..  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  A NO PRO ���  PECTORS'SHOES   A  SPECIAt.IV.  8I1OU   on    Doiuinioli  Avenue.  Average Prices st Copper.  ���New York-  Electrolytic.                I.a  ke-.  Month.  1904   1905       11)04  11)05  Jamiarv.. .  .12 410 15.05    12.553  15 128  Fehruary..  .12.003 15.010 12.246  15.136  March...   .  .12.298 15.2U8 12 250.  16.046  April  ....  12 922 14 918 13.120  15.040  May   . 12.758 14 627 13 000  14.820  June .'...  12.209 14.673 12.39!)  H.8I2  July   .12 279 14.g88 12 500  15.1)05  August   .12.342 16.79    12 408  15.73  Septftnber.  .12.494 15 905 12.620  15.078  October . .  .12.994 10.36    13.117  1C.44  November .  .14.283 16 680 14.455  10 86  December .  .14.000 18.400 14,850  18.28  Year 12.820  12.996  For Detailed Information, addrcpa  W. C. McBRTDE. Geiinrrtl A^nt.  I'24 Thirl St.reot.  PORTLAND, ORKGOV  EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR  BETWEEN  SEATTLE and CHICAGO  via the  GreatNortaheriiL Railway  "The Comfortable Way"  Route of the famous Oriental Limited  For detailed inrurmnilon apply to  M. M. Stephens, Agent, or S. G. Ykrkks, A.G P A  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Was  I'ash  mm  BBSS  Wiy Punish.  Youtseli  By buying ill-shaped  footwear? 'LECKIE  BOOTS" require no  ��� breaking-in. They fit  like a glove the first time  they are tried on, and  will stand more hard  wear than any other boots  sold in Canada to-day.  They are made over  ��� foot-form lasts, in all  qualities, from the heaviest boots for loggers,  prospectors and miners  to smart'city boots for  business men's street or  rainy day wear.  Ask for Leckie Boots at  your dealers and look for  the trade mark on the sole.  MANUFACTURED   IIV  J, JLeckic Co. Ld.  Vancouver, B.C.  WANTED. ���MEN AND WOMEN WITH  common-school education, that are Utfa."i  worklntr lor small wages, to quality as salarlea  sd writers or show-card writers through our  Instruction by mall. Prices low: terms ea��y: no  books to buy. Send for circular, stating wher��  you saw this ad and which position you want.  International Cobbesi'ONDencji Schools.  ScrontOD, P��. ������ -  E  HI  m  a." :?<V  1  'l        t  r. i  5  if  1*SffiVWBSBtt'VQ&iffiK&  THE OBSEHVAWRY  HomvaKD Ktsa-Ws  ��\at ���  naa��  Charles E. Slater, of the well known  S^tcr Siio<: Co.| >.'i Montreal, say.-, thai  it is. not more duty that is wanted to  make Canadian, goods sell better, as  some manufacturers affect to believe,  but more straight from the shoulder  adverting. s Mr.; >Slater, -. also( he; it  noted,   believes   in   taking   his   own  medicine*���sometimes.:  **���  The Hedley Gazette says : "Phoe-  nix/is promised a third railway. A  company lias >becn - or^anizediimSpo  kane with f. P. Graves at the- head to  build a railway toPhoenix, and J, P.  Graves is a name to conjure by in the  "big mines" city of~the Boundary. At  all events Phoenix uhas "never had any  reason yet to.kick-atj.. P. Graves' bill  of fare."  l'rolubly no community would welcome1 another, raiUvay more thariJl'hoe-  nix, andjtbe.day.rruy corned when, we  will have it, costly though it is to  build it up these mountain-aides. (But  at present we are doing very well with  two railways, sending out over 3,000  tons of ore every day,' Sundays iriclud  ed. No, there is no reason ��� to 1 kick -at  the treatment. Phoenix has received  from J. P. Graves, and if he wants to  build a trolley line,to"Boundary'rchief  mining camp, -her* will receive-even-a  warmer welcome here.  MS  This week the,. Cascade vAyater,  Power & Light Co., Ltd.v'has been  waging a vigorous.fight, in committee  at? Victoria, in an endeavor to prevent  the West ���-Kootenay Power ���&.'��� Light  Co., Ltd.} from securing an extension  of its charter'sothat it may legally deliver power in the Boundary. A  gentleman from'' London,! England,  largely interested in the Cascade concern, is in Victoria doing.htsybesfc'in  the matter, and it appears that-ythe  shareholders of:the,.Cascade company  have really at last awakened- to the  needs of this section in.a power way.  Perusna  Cures  Catarrh  Wherever  Located.  There should be just one ~ question  asked of  the .Cascade people iri'this  matter.    Why did   they not do some  thing like they now claim they are-prer.;  pared to do to supply power, by means  of an auxilliary steam plant  for use at  period,? of- 1��*> water in Kettle river,  ;when��they ��were- asked' a -year < ago* if  they would take any steps'to: care for  the present and increasing demand for  power in the Boundary?    T^ey. practically  turned  a  deaf ear to all such  queries, and gave no satisfaction whatever to the big ^users bf_ power   here."  This  is a  fact,   and it cannot be got,  around by any sophistry.     And theri,  did.they expect the mining ajid smcltr  ing industry to await until  triey awalcV  ened from their Rip Van Winkle sleep  before   steps   for   enlargement   were  taken *by    the    smelting 'concerns?  Surely, that would not be reasonable.  Sp, power was contracted for from the  next most available source-^-Bpnnihg;  ton Falls.  We are told that if the extension is  granted; it will wipeout the;half million investment of" the Cascade concern. We hope not, and do not think  so. There will, in time,- be demand  lor all the power both concerns can  deliver in the Boundary, just as there  will be all the business that both railways can handle here comfortably.  But, if the Cascade owners think they  caa stand in the path of progress successfully; they will undoubtedly find  that the legislators at Victoria will not  agree with them���and they should  not. Vested interests should not be  wiped out, nor should vested interests  stand in the'way of Boundary.expansion.  . Pe-rrt-na a necessity La the Home.  ���J.   B.  Alexander,  Publisher-of   the  ������/Fruit ftnd-JFloraK}uidoi..A*MaKazine  of-UortloulturOjWpubllBhed in Hartford  '���pity,-Ind;,'Bu.yirof Poruna,;  "I'wm afflicted with catarrh of the  ' throat and .head for over ten years.   I  ,-was treated- by many physicians,   but  ..grew worse until I was seldom able-to  ��� go out In cold weather,  "About one year ago I was advised to  try Poruna, which I did, and I am now  entirely well of the catarrh.  *    "Peruna Is a necessity In our home.  , With the first-symptoms of a.cold we  ve Itraod are-nercr afflicted -with catarrh.  ''.'I. advise avll who are  afflicted with  catarrh  to   try   Peruna.   There  Is cer-  -talnly nothing cq-.-il to it as a<catarxh  medicine..'.'���J. B. Alexander.  " fre-ru-na-ii ���%��� Syitenuc-Eemedy.  If Peruna. will cure catarrh in one  place, tt-wtll'eure it in any other place,  be��avBa��it !��� ���systemic remedy,  Fe-ru-na Always on Hand.  Mr. Fred Schnell Lakeview, Erie Co.,  N. Y., writes:  " I had been a sufferer for more than  thirty years with catarrh of the Intestines. I had used a great deal of medi  cine to no avail, bo 1 decided to try  Peruna.  "/ have now used thirteen bottles  and can give you the Joyful tidings that  ��� I have no more trouble. I always keep  Peruna on hand."���Fred. Schnell.  The people generally are very much  misinformed as to the nature of catarrh.  Catarrh Is usually believed to be confined to the head, nose and throat. Latterly we sometimes hear of oatarrh of  'the stomach and catarrh of the bladder.  Seldom, if ever, do wo hear of catarrh of  any other organs.  It is not because these organs are not  subject to catarrh, nor that catarrh of  these organs is not a very common disease, but simply because it is not generally known that affections of these  organs may be due to catarrh,   Had Catarrh Thirty Years,���Pe-ru-na  Cured Him.  Mr. Gustav M. Schmidt, Spring Valley,  111., WTlteB!  " I had catarrh of the head and throat  for over thirty years. It became worse  every year.  "About three months ago 1 com menoed  to take Peruna and Manalin, and now I  am entirely cured of that troublesome  sickness. Your medicine is surely a  blessing to mankind.  " You can truly say that you have not  lived in vain,.Doctor, and J thank you  for the good you have done me. May  you enjoy along life to help suffering  humanity."���Gustav M. Schmidt.  Dr. Hartman Hakes Personal Use of  Pe-ru-na,  In speaking of his own personal use  of Peruna, Dr. Hartman says: ���'  "For a number of years my professional duties have compelled me to be  much on the road, traveling long distances by rail, night and day, exposed  to all kinds of vicissitudes, sleeping and  eating in different hotels continually,  and through it all I have preserved myself from any derangement of the body  resulting from catching cold.  "At the slightest evidence of a cold, a  few doses of Peruna Invariably checked  it."  Mr. Henry Schroeder, Route 2, Napoleon, O., writes:  '���I suffered for almost ten years with catarrh of the stomach aad all  doctoring was of no avail.  ���I took nine bottles of Peru ma and two ot Manalin and am now entirely  cured.  "1 recommend the medicine to all who are afflicted with this disease.  It Is my household friend. "������Henry Schroeder.  A Farmer's Talk to Farmers.  Before Dr. Hartman began ihe study  of medicine he was a farmer boy He  was brought up on a farm in Southern  Pennsylvania.  Ho belonged to that industrial, successful class of farmers known as the  Pennsylvania Dutch, the best farmers  in tne world.  It was here that ne early learned the  lesson of pulling obnoxious things out  by the roots.  diseases, believing th a t obnoxious symptoms would disappear if the cause of the  disease was removed.  In other words, Dr. Hartman applied the common sense ot the practical  farmer to medicine, and after much  experimentation Peruna was compounded.  The sensible farmer does not think o'  cutting off the tops of weeds to kill  them.   Ho polls-them up by the roots.  Dr. Hartman Interested in Farming-  Dr.  Hartman's^ Method  of Treating     Notwithstanding Dr. Hartman's busy  professional career, he still continues to  be interested  in  farming.   He is  the  Catarrh.  Naturally, when he began the study  of medicine his mind turned instinctive  ly toward the removing of causes. He  could not content himself with doctoring symptoms any more than his enterprising father could have contented  himself by pulling off the tops of weeds  to eradicate them from the soil.  The Doctor turned his attention early  to the science of removing the cause of  owner and manager of one of the largest  farms in the State of Ohio, with several  thousand acres of the best tilled land in  the Middle West, and with hundreds of  the best blooded percheron horses ever  imported or raised in this country.  Dr. Hartman relies upon Peruna entirely in case of oickaeas is his own  family.  At Work on the Farm.���.Praises  Pe-ru-na.  Geo. H. Thompson, Kalelgh, Hlatk,  writes 1  " I have been oured ot catarrh by your  medicines, Peruna, and Manalin. I had  been affected with catarrh of the  stomach about all my life, and was  taken bad every spring and summer.  ���' I used several kinds of patent medi-  omee, but they did me no good. I then  took a treatment under an M. D., which  did me but little good. By this time I  had got where I could eat nothing but  a little soup. I had severe pains, had  lost in weight and could not do anything.  'I began, taking your . medicines,  Peruna and Manalin. I then -weighed  126 pounds, but after taking IT bottles  of Peruna and one bottle of Manalin, I  weighed 166 pounds.  ������1 am now at work on the farm and  fetl well all of the time. I eat all 1  want to and my Mends say that I look  better than ever before. I will ever  praise Peruna for Its healing power."  Qeo. H. Thompson.  A reward of $10,000 has been deposited  in the Market Exchange Bank, Columbus, Ohio, as a guarantee that the above  testimonials are genuine; that we hold  in our possession authentic letters cex��  tifying to the same.  ByuUer    -Crops  ' Gttrln.'-   Glean, Larfcte'Seed  Increases the Yield 20%.  of   Better'It Pays to  Know  tiie Exact Chicken raising a very easy  Weight otrEverythine you  Buy or Sell.  and simple 'way of adding  to the farm's cash profits.  CfflATaUMTFANNING MILL       CHATHAM FARM SCALE  CHATHAM  INCUBATOR  Capacity  2,000 lbs.  You need a Scale on your farm.  You need it riKht now--to-clay.  Every (lay you put it oir you loso money.  Suppose you sell some hog-sat5 cents ft pound,  and trust to your dealer's! scales, which uro 1/20  out. That means a loss to you of 50 cents on  every sOO pound hog.  Then you oell 1000 bushels of jrrain at .5 cents.  This dealer's tcales arc only 1/10 out, but your  lossis$iS.7Jonthodeal. .  Tho losn on a few transactions of this kind  would buy a dozen scalca.  When crops are poor you need every cent  they are worth.  When they uro good you can't  ;Oa��^WheaVRy^Tiinot��y.'Clover.-MIUet, affoj^ t��cc'd���%cIa��o oVyour' farm at all times.  "Cats, BarlMV Max, Peas, Boans,-Corn and all TllolosR you think you can aUoid it, the more  "xirseHopper. Scrsw Feed easily rrtrulatrd. ^j.y^^Vtant point is to set the right scale.  Aellator prevents Klogg.uie and ���listxiou.i.a Thc (j^uhnm Karm Seal" is built in three  wain oyonly uuscreen.                                  ���,,,,- stiles, each ouo strongly ai.d honestly built,  ���fc��*er Shoe-keep* screens clean-no other ;^ulv'lOHUind the roughest kind "future.  Capacity 48 taM hush,  pep hour.  No. 1���120 Eggs  No. >���240 Ej|��  Poultry raising pays.  People who tell you that there is no money In  raising- chicks may have tried to make uionoy  in the business by using retime hens as hatchers, and they mipht as well have tnod to locut*  a gold mine in tho cabbago patch. 1 lie busi.  roughest kind or usage, ncssof alien is���to lay eggs.   Asa hate!.er and  Capa.-it.y itfiO pounds���sullleient for all farm   hroodcr ��ho is outclassed.   That's the business  usc����    'IliekiiIi"ied(resnrco( oil-tciiipuied tool   0{ ti,e Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  .ddths).  ,,,��� ,���,    steel���practical:? indestructible���liixiiiinc; ab-  tacy do it perfectly and successfully.  Slztesn  screens and  riddles, S���aln��_Jf'*    solute accuracy nonmllerliow constant Ihcuse.       t���� iwmltnr   husinoss.   properly conducted.  tniatffromflne-tseedtocoarsestjrriun. Bcrecns to.uc ChaUlJT1   r B?lle i? easily convcr-      The Pon'try^^"^of^P^Jin^S^  Jaeanned-can t rust,                                                tiblu  i,lto a  useful truck.     Uy moving- the J"5o8uta[����0^o��nd money invested.  -flavea acreenlnes for feed.                                    i..ver vou   throw the weight off  the   kn to amount; oiumu��uui.juu"w  ' Works easUy and smoothly, combine* slm- ^ers^|0 the solid frame of the truck.  This     Thousands of poultry-raisers-men andf wo-  pllclty with Ingenuity. *��� ������     ���-  ���--    ������--    -J  ~: "-���  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in tl e shortest  time with the greatest ease cf   peratiou.  Write for Catalogi  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phoen.x, B. C.  PitndVhake'and adjustable side shake (thrco  Mln awARDa-Iliirhest awards at World's sumps each piise r.nd balance with liis olllcial the workmanship  Fair���   SULouU: Van-American, nunalu:  stamp and gives its a cwtil.catu of accuracy     Tho  Chatham  ���Some people are exercised- because  tbVWest Kootenay company may possibly have*things all its own way.in the  Boundary; arid then when present contracts have expired, make the smelters  and mines pay through the nose. But  Jay' P. Graves, the master mind of the  Granliy Co., is not the man to be  caught'. napping, and we'll wager the  fly'whtel of our big cylinder press  against ;a ton of chalcopyrite that Mr.  Gravest has this matter all in mind  now, and will not be caught with any  sort of a lead pipe cinch. A couple of  years ago the C.P.R, thought they had  something of this kind on the Granby  Co.t but they know differently now,  and they have a very healthy respect  for the people behind the Granby Consolidated.  > 'Last sSunday!s. Spokane, Spokesman-  Review" gravely asserted that the mines  of the Boundary *re shipping ore- at  the1 rate of "a million' and a quwter  torn a day." -Now, almost every one  M��4hc northwfcst'*rioWs'thatf the'story  '���of! the Boundary is a big one, measur-  WWMpr- Ojifiiivd<��M"J* ��w|* cents, but it  cut. -  > the best.  ���.   a,  *.��,-.......j.. .   - ,  ���-���--. luu  ^.u,.L���.....   Incnhator   and Brooder i  - Wor\d^s"Falr7 Paris.    France: ^Toronto,   which Rocs wiihthc scale.                      _,,������_ simplo as well as sctenlillcin constructlon-n  WlnnlDaa-   Halifax, Charleston, Savauuuh      \S e will .-hip a Chutlmm Farm S-ealc any- WOI,lan orgirl can operate tho machine in their  "aid JaSSonTlUe.                                               "here in Canada.   Hon I so..I us any iiioiicv. 1(.isur(Jmoments.  ugdauwu,^                                   ...       J.istsond iii your onlurnnd v. ell scud thcscalo  MtltMAUTtm:���Every mill gni*rantce<1 'or r'vo asfast as the niilro c.rt can ret it to >'"'���   Our Our proposition is this j \\ o will ship you the  yean.   LasU a lifetime.                                                                                                              '    ''        ... .        ...    terms of payment are ncknowli-diied t    W�� sand the Chatham Fanning Mill to a-y  nu>st liberal ever ollercc!.    A>k your neiithbor.  paid, and  >ferm����>a^w^lWofTniorder. atonce. wltho-.t      sc,���l us your iiPti-cainlmldr. -s..n a Post card  Sj^hdo^i;and tho most Ubcral terms of and   well   u-nll   n-u   our   booklet  about  the  W^ent Chnthau.  FunnPc '���  Cliatlian.    ���     ���,,,,, # ���  Time ma v moil ci,risidorable loss of money  Wpjni roB PaBTlom.*BB and Free BooK.  t() y,m     -whv not fwl the po.-a eanl U, day,  ������HoirtoMakeUollaMOUtof >>iud. wh'ilojou think of i: /  We  Ballfax,  You Pay No Cash Until After  1906  Hurvesl.  Send for our handsomely illustrated booklet  ontitlcd, "How to Moko ^^oucy Out of Cliioks."  can supply you nuickly fro^ our dls, >Un^ warehouse, a.. (V.Canr. Brandon. ne��rtaa, Winnipeg. New Westminster, B.C.. Monlrea,  ^..���. Chathau/ V.ictorlesatt'i.atium. 0..-T.. mid |).viitoii. ,\.i< 11. no-   PnATIIAU    rAMAH^  ih^ MANSON CAMPBELL Co.. United. PgP*^0- 22a-CIIA1^^ZZ.^-���Z.-  has hardly reached the figure indicated  by Spokane's enterprising daily.     We  -will have to grow  a  little yet to reach ,  that point.    All of which   shows   that j  the small papers have no monopoly on j  making mistakes occasionally. |  ii  If you wish to know just what results were obtained from samples of  Phoenix water by the famous bacteri-j  ologist of McGill university, Montreal, road in the world equals in equipment  read the complete report in another j that of the Oiicago, Milwaukee & _ St.  ro be sure, not  Paul RV-    l hc>' own an^ 0Perart: the,r  ii mnuHt"  "Pioneer Limited"  St. Paul to Chicago;  "Overland Limited"  Omaha to Chicago,  "Southwest Limited"  Kansas City to Chicago;  No .rain w the service of any rail-  column of this issue  more than fifty will understand the  technical terms used, but then it is all  there, and you may enjoy the long  words used. Seriously, however, it is  some satisfaction to note that Marshall  lake water, the regular city supply, is  endorsed���even if it has a goo.l,  strong, healthy odor at times.  A pencil mark here-,  ia a reminderahftt vour sub-  ���criptioruto thia paper ie  uowpMt'dueyand the-pub-  lither will appreciate your  prompt attention.  bUB^b���wKBUHf ��������������ii ���  own sleeping cars and give their pat  rons an excellence of service not ob  tainable elsewhere.  Berths in their sleepers are   LoiiRer    I Ipher  and  Wider   than  in similar cars on othei lines  They protect their trains by the Illock System.  H. 8. ROWK. General Audit.  ij.1 Third Street, Poitland. Oregon.  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  [OB PRINTING.  vVe do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pions&r Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix, B.C  Latest Minion   Stock Quotations.  11IHU  AinericanBoy   3  Ben Hur  3K  Black- fall   3  B.C. 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"Buck Brand"  OVERALLS  Within the Reach  of All  If your dealer does not carry  them take no sustitnte, but enclose $1.00 in an envelope, addressed to the makers, for a  sample pair, stating whether you  wish pants bib or plain overalls,  the shade and size, and whether  you prefer swell or straight bottoms        You will reveive the biggest  $1.00 value in overalls you ever  saw bv return mail. ORI'ER  TO-DAY   Don't be content till you try tehm  P.Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, II. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B.  C.  .... Wholesale and Detail Heat Merchants.  Markets at Nelsor,, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossiand, Trail, Cascade, 5  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix. ��  FISH, OYSTERS AND  POULTRY IN SEASON. |  ?                                 All orders receive prompt attention. J  Wm.J. McMaster& Sons  LTD.                            J  MANUFACTURERS                     1  VANCOUVDR, B.  C.              j  111ft s::  Montreal & Bostou   North Star, (K.K.)   Payne   Quilp ....  Rambler-Cariboo      San Poil   Sullivan   St. Eugene   Tom Thumb   War KagleConsolidated...  Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White Bear ���.   5  35  >H  8  68  2  J3  3K  ��9 75  3*  3��  3  1  3  4  33  7  65  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  Notice is heieby given that we intend  to apply to the Board of Licem-inu Cum-  jinissioners of the Corporation of the  [City of Phoenix, at the next meeting,  foi the transfer of the license, now held  jby us, to sell liquors at retail on the  [premises known as Summit Hotel, Phoe-  |nix, B.C., to Oxley & Hartman.  I (Signed)  r Marshall & Siika.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this  24th day   ��'��"?  of January, 1900. '    D*1'  Application for Transfer of   Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply lit the next meeting of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Phoenix, for the transfer of  the lieen.-e to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of the premises known us the  Cottage Hotel, now held by me, to  Percv Wilkinson.  Doted at Phoenix, B.C., this 24th day  of January, 1906.  (Signed)  M. H. Kank.  Witness���W. f*AMNION.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT1CK  "Four I'nw" and "Little Dalles" Mincr:il<:inims.  siiuntein tile Greenwood Mining   Division of  Yale District    Where located: lit Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICK Hint I.Isaac II. Halleti, nKent  Witliatn    J     Porter,    Free     Miners   Ceitificnte  No. Byi.sXo,  intend .sixty days   from tlitle hereof,  to apply to the Mining 'Recorder for Ce: lificiites  of Improvement!*, for  the purpoie of obtaining-  Crown Oraiits of the above cluims.  And further take notice that acl'ou. under section 37, mini be commenced before the issuance  Application 10 Transfer Liquor License.  7, mi  h Certificates if Improvements.  Dated lata 17th day of November, A.D. 1905.  I. B. HAIXfttT.  Notice   is   hereby   given that 1 intend  to apply to the Board of   License  Coin  inissioncrs for the City of Phoenix  for u  transfer of the   License  held by me for  the Maple Leaf hotel to Charles Hagan.  I>Hted   at   Phoenix,   B.C.,   this   31.-t  January, 190(5.  F. Anderson.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON   B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading Hotel of the Kootenay!  Special   Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.       The most ju-ifectly appointed Hral h  and Pleasure Resort in tin.- West, with �� com  pletesyateni of Baths ���including Turkish mid  Russian. Open Die year round. The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Cm niK all Rheumatic. Nervom and Muscular Troubles.  Kor Healing nil Kidney, Liver nnd Stomach  sUment.s.  Kor Klimiiiatin;: all MetallicPoUons from the  iystem  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lakes.water'allrt.  ���oatiug, yachting, fishing, shooting, ticumi' ns  lcnni��. Its winter climate is unsi.massed for  mildness. HaRKY MclNTOSH,  Ptoprietor.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Fouin'ed 1892���Incorporated ISK3.  NKW WKSTMINSTKR. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for f--tti(l-  ents of both sexes at, inodeiaie rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior slud-  ent.", doing grade public selioul work.  l>oes high School work, confers all high  school privileges, and prepare.1- fur teachers' oxauiinut inns. Teache.- all branches  of a Practical lli:>iness Course and gives  Diplomas, tiivi'sa liberal education 111  its Cllegiatc CiniMe ami in the Ladies'  Course for M.K.L. and M.L.A In University work, can take student." tlimugii  the complete Arts Course, and the degree   of    it.A   can I tc.uned   fiom'for-  onfo Piiiversitv, which tie- college is 111  hit allihatioii.  For fuller infoi mat ion and terms m rite  Rev. W. ,1. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or liitv. J. P. Uoweil, Burs;ir. TEE PHOENIX H0NISBR.  ������& I'J-I-.  '" 6i I :  'v#ri':  ;.*.f;;.y.v:y KJr  ./^ J   "'; :  1$'  -���������I t;;:>  :yt:tii-;;fS  [���;;ff".:'.- 5?- ���'"it:.!.1 ���. fi  ���1  '���#!*:���.  i'.��r .-'r.;  1 r   5  ; i 1  ftV.:..'-.-,,g:}-^f!  1  "'"      I!    r?Jf''*t*i  .ait.i  �������:���  !|��fsd#S':  viSwiVii&jifciltt:'.  I!  ft?:':'   , ���..$  iff!  .^���K^'I'i^fe:  Ifllff  mm-  II!  mm  �� r  I >:;���'���-  I *..",;  ' ���? I"'-'.  ���"���';���"'.-;'"������ i> is-  111  stlS!^'  iwwwwvw  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   CKNKRAI.  ** INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leiding  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms  corner Knob Mill Ave., and First St.,  .    PHOENIX/ It. C.  . J. A  McMaSTER  COMING AND GOING  Proprietor.  mOm  Dominion     Hotel  Old Ironsides Ave, -       - Phoenix, B, C  This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under personal charge of  the proprietor, -  Telephone No. 77       Mrs. P. L. McKelvey, Prop.  >ooo  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND    UP-TOOATE  .   HOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  IDotel Brooklyn  kiw ,ua oilla* to soot  ����JT svusm.1 aomsa in tmi  BOtlMMBV  ���svosiTs osrsar Mo��mif��N  STATION  sUTHSOSMn   IN   OONNIOTION  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  Ipboenir, B.C.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  David Whiteside, Grand Forks soli-  'citor, was in the city yesterday.  Mrs. Dan   Martin   is   visiting   with  friends at the Mother Lode mine.  Alderman     Herbert     Bunting,   of  Greenwood, was in the city Saturday.  Mrs. VV. L. Dunn was here   Thur.--  day, on   her way to make a visit   in  I Rossiand.  Mayor Rumberger left fjr the coast  yesterday morning over the Great  Northern.  Mrs. J. L. Martin has been in Grand  Forks this week, the guest of. Mrs. G.  VV. Wooster.  Mrs. Duncan McRae, of Greenwood,  has oeen visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs.  John  McRae, here, this week.  L. F. Holtz, who spent the winter  in Phoenix, left Monday for his ranch,  located a few miles from Kam loops.  Capt. George Smith,   the skipper of  one of the Granby's saddle tank loco  motives, went over to Nelson Tuesday.  Mrs. T. L. Hershmer returned from  Oroville Wednesday, where she has  been visiting her mother, Mrs. C. C.  Tilly.  Rev. Samuel Lundie, pastor of St.  Andrews Presbyterian church, went  over to Nelson this week to attend the  Presbytery meeting.  Mrs. William Delahay returned from  Rossiand last Saturday, bringing one  of the little fatherless Trevorrow children, aged two years, with her.  Supt. Hodges, of the Granby Co.,  and Mgr. McAllister of the B. C.  Copper Co , have been spending several days in Victoria this week.  Mrs. J. B. Boyle went down to Vancouver Wednesday to spend a couple  of months, accompanied by Mr. Boyle.  The latter will return early next week.  Alderman Robert Mathison, of  Greenwood, who spent several days in  Phoenix this week on professional  business, seems to bear his new honors  in good shape.  W.J. Parker, electrician at the B C-  Copper Co.'s smelter, Greenwood, was  here Thursday showing his sister, Mrs  Willarton and Mr.   Willarton,  through  the Granby mines.  Patrick J. Dermody has resigned  from the superintendsncy of the Providence mine, to take effect on March  ist. He will go to his ranch in the  Lillooet district, a sawmill and some  mineral lands being in his  mind's eye  John and James Dale went over to  Nelson Tuesday, to attend the suit of  the lormer against the B.C. Telephone  Co., for damages, for being badly hurt  last summer by running into a telephone pole below the city.  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  George Evans, the painter, is ill in a  hospital in Spokane.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at his office,  Bank block, March roth to 14th.  Subject for Sunday at the Methodist  church : "Heroism that Counts."  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  Born to the wife of W. E. Hughes,  Dominion avenue, February 14th, a  son.  For prescriptions put up as the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  Clark & Binns have some of the  latest imported velvet rugs. Call and  see them.  PIPES!  The finest Assortment of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  the Boundary Country, for select  Presents, to be found at  la    nm.ivB*y ��� H\|VI?1  4��j>  Dominion Ave.  CALL AND SEE!  START  190<5  RIGHT   BY    GETTING  YOUR  Account  Books  Boundary Side Lights  >  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OF  THE  PHOENIX    PIONEER  "     PRICE 25 CENTS.  GET  A  COPY   AND   SEND   TO  YOUR  FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THE  BOUNDARY.  Stationery,  FROM.  etc.  Bros, i Mil  Knoh Hill Ave.  I'iioknix.  LARGE  AND  VARIED  STOCK  TO  SELECT  FROM..  Greenwood secured the next annual  meeting of the Associated Boards of  Trade.  Grand Forks has gone back to its  old system of retail liquor licenses,  after efforts to reduce the number, 15,  which were not finally carried out,  Andrew Hanson and Harry Vielette  were mucking in the Providence mine  one day last week when they struck  some giant powder, which exploded,  causing painful but not serious injuries  to both men.  The city council of Greenwood believes the band there is a good thing  for the town and is helping it along  financially. What's the matter with a  band for Phoenix ? There seems to  be no lack of talent.  The amendment to the Midway &  Vernon railway bill at Victoria, which  is now being considered, and which, if  passed, will restore to that corporation  all its original rights in the way of subsidy, is being closely watched by many  who are interested in tiie outcome  throughout the Boundary.  Wm. Kendrick was killed below  Macy's ranch last week Friday, by his  load of piles, being taken to the new  Carson bridge, upsetting and falling on  him, breaking his neck. The fc eral  was held Sunday in Grand Forks, de  ceased leaving a wife and. two children, and two brothers, F. H. Kendrick  and A. T. Kendrick.  Little Gladys Macy, the four year  old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. S.  Macy, is ill in the hospital.  Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, I.O.O.F.,  is now comfortably settled in. its new  quarters in new Miners' Union hall.  Some more pretty chilly weather  was experienced here early this week,i  and it made the ice man smile broadly.  Wedding invitations and announce  rhents promptly executed in the latest  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Mrs. L. Y. Birnie returned Wednesday from a three months' trip, during  which she visited relatives at Vernon  and Seattle.  Biner's orchestra went down to  Grand Forks Monday, to furnish music  for the annual ball of the Rebekahs,  held there that evening.  Murdock Mclntyre is furnishing  several hundred tons .of smelter lake  ice to several concerns in the city, besides his own regular supply.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot-  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them. Don't be backward about coming forward with them to the Pioneer  office. "  The Hotel Brooklyn now keeps its  dining room open day and night. Proprietor Marshall has also fitted up  additional sample rooms in the basemen!.  He who bloweth his own trumpet is  heard, by the multitude, but he who  standeth dumb in the market place  carrieth home his wares. Advertise in  the Pioneer.  Most of the Intermediate hockey  club returned on Sunday's train from  the Rossiand winter carnival, where  they had a good time, even though  they did not bring back any trophies  It is expected that arrangements  will be completed by next week for the  continuation of work on the opera  house portion of the new Miners'  Union hall. Applications for booking  shows are now being received by Secretary Pickard.  At its annual meeting held last week  in Phoenix, the Boundary Medical Society elected .the following officers :  President, Dr. R. B. Boucher, Phoenix; vice president, Dr. C. M. Kingston, Grind Forks; secretary-treasurer,  Dr. G. S. Gordon, of Phoenix.  Prendergast & Munro intend to surpass all previous records in the way of  prizes at their next carnival, Feb. 2-3,  when nearly $100 will be distributed  in prizes alone. They are also getting  the band from Greeewood, which is  quite a treat itself to lovers of good  music.  A meeting will be held Monday  evening in the firemen's room at the  city hall, for the purpose of devising  ways and means for the organization  of a brass band, and a hearty invitation is extended to all interested to  attend. There should be a large  number present to take part in the  worthy project.  J. E. McPhillips, of Vancouver,  solicitor for the B.C. Telephone Co.,  came in from the coast Thursday, accompanied by G. C. Hodge, of Nelson, district superintendent for the  company. They left yesterday for  Nelson.to attend to the $4,000 damage  suit of John Dale against the company,  shortly to be heard there.  Last Saturday evening a thief threw  a brick through the plate glass window  of A. F. McMillan's fine jewelry store  iu Vancouver, and stole two trays of  diamond rings valued at $20,060.  There is no clue to the thief, who got  off in the confusion. Mr. McMillan,  who was here a few days ago, is now  in the east on his way to Amsterdam,  Holland, to purchase diamonds.  News has been received of the death  last month at Over Garrell, Kirk-  manile, Scotland, of Thos. McNaught,  for some time manager of the well  known Halcyon Sanitarium, Arrow  lake, and secretary of the Interior Press  Association. He was 53 years of age.  In December last he went to his old  home on a visit, and while there contracted the illness which proved fatal  International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  For upholstering and picture framing  go to Clark & Binns.  Just received a large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey trie Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at Boyle's.  Sewing machines to rent, $3 per]  month. See Miss McDonald,   milliner  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  . Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from March  gth to 12th.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  Nominations for officers for Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8 ate to be made  at the meeting held tonight and a  week from today.  Have you seen the newest in printed stationery, linenette? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by the  Ptoneer job department.  The Eagles are meeting with much  success for the benefit ball which  comes off on Monday, February 26th-  several hundred dollars worth of tickets  having already been subscribed.  Don't miss the masquerade carnival  at the rink, February 23. Best prizes  ever put up in the Boundary for any  contests. On exhibition at the rink.  Come and see which one you want  Skating until 12 o'clock.  Wa,tches  We have them in all the latest sizes  and grades for Ladies and Gentlemen  from the low priced everyday Watch to  the expensive Railroad Timepiece, and  the price is as low, if not lower, than  elsewhere.  Call and Look These Over.  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW THE GOODS.  E. A. BLACK, the  FIRST ST..  PHOENIX, B.  w \Jf\MW\W<W ^S2SI^3W��~"^!s^i^0^i^)jj  Jewel  C.  eweler  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.   i�� <.-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stockof Irrigating   goods.  I Phoenix Bee*  ��� -    - ��� .  1 -     -  T  I.  '/.,  Hclntomlney \ flap  DRYWOODli  As made by the present brewer   is   admittedly ihe^'O'  Best Beer in trie Boundaty. . With the   Best" Male  and''trie Purest'Spring Water il.-:.is. unexcelled' lot ���  quality.     Insist   on,-having   PHOENIX   BEER.  Spring Water; Ice for Sale.-   _  Bottled Draft Beer.  Phoenix Brewing: Company  .   BINER & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery, Banner St.  PHOENIX,  IJ.C.  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt   attention   to all   orders.  Telephone B32.  SSxSSB&cw.r  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?.   Hundreds of saxisfied.���'���"-���   ���  ���' ;>'  customers. -Ifyou don't   oeljeve  it come.     .  .���:  and examine goods. ���   :���'  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  iust arrived.    All,new seasonable gopds at old      .,...-  . and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS \ BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. S  ..    . IirK.MIK  llfOCK.  KNOB HILL AVE.,   PIIOKNlX.  i>Q$&����i����S>S^^  I  I-  I'  l  ���'5  ,<T|V 1 ��� 1 ��� 1 ���!  A. S.  Tel. A54.  P.O.  Box 33.  HOOD,        f  Notary Ptffclic,    j  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.    ,  1 Bant Block, PHOENIX, BC  kents and Accounts ColUcitiJ.  Special attention' to Convryaiic "j:.  TMr/Jfo&rifitendf! -to g've 'tvtry  matter entrusted to him pmmpt  hikI careful attention, Hiitl mj1ilu-  a slutr<* of pub'-ic favor.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  Fresh  Tel. No. 12.  DOMINION AVE, PHOENIX, B.C..  and  Salt Meats.  Fish,  Poultry and  Oysters.  George tvans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX,  B. C.' ���������:  1  Sign Writing on short notice. :        Estimates promptly furnished.  D. J. Matheson  3ngurance Hoent  inn:, i.Kiiri  AND  ACCIIIKNT.  FIDELITY    BONDS.  COMMISSIONER    FOR  1'I.ATK    (iLA.SS,  AFFlh.YVITM.  B.C.  TA KIXCS  PHOENIX,  .er. /r-0~ *r *~ ^ *~ 0- *r  ^-^r^r^r^r^rr  Wm. Hunter Co , Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  K T?^ Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter    We sell the kind that wear well and look well  Men S Shirts You will find ,t hard to duplicate our hand-  r,Tj'ne'?Ame*L* V-I' in g0lf  a'>d��egligee   with   at--  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  fLSnltv    ^'a.T ?ssor,mt-'nt> J����  in,   of those  new  straw and linen hats. b  ^efilSm^f ��Urlinue0fS,Wesis   �����"Pl��e.you   should  ^o2^z^s a.r,jatem ca,f d-ss shoes  See udS sfho;asdir'HWa.is,is' r'adies's,,iris- Ladi��' con.���,  Ladies Shoes, Ladies' I.men Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys', waists.  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.  jS^L^-^Ss. ..'^. ^ ..^  -^  ^j>  tiiiif'jp mjy^# ^'^ '"jp-'^ar-

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