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 /'    ' /  (- ���  ^������\  OVER....  400 MEN  Are    working  in   the  mines around I'hoenix.  O-  A   1      ,  \   J'he Payroll of  PHOENIX  Is larger than lhat of"  any other Boundary  '..'amp. {  Dsvcted to the Interests of the'Boundary Mining District.  Vol. I.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, FICHRUARY 24, 1900.  No. 15.  THE _��  nion  POWDER IS THAWED  Is Alive to the Requirements  of its nieniber.s.  1 HHMH (0.. IM.  Is Alive to the Requirements  of tlie public.  But Jack Middleton Lost His  Life.  HAPPENED MONDAY AT GOLD DROP  Employee oi the Mine Had lilts ol Tin Blown  Into Him���Remains Shipped Back to  Ontario,  MARSHALL-BARROW WEDDING,  Two Well  Known   Phoenix  United  Young   People  Full and Complete Lines.  0roccries  Hardware  Crockeiy  Queciisware  Tinware  Dry Goods  Furnishings  fiats, Caps,  Boot and Shoes,  Slippers.  *J=  Hercules'  Powder.  Caps  Fuse  Mining  Supplies  Thursday evening--a wedding took  place in town, i;i which two well-  known young ..people were,the participants���Miss flattie Marshall and  Robert Barrow. The ceremony was  held at the home of the bride's parents, Mr, and Mrs. George Marshall,  on Brooklyn avenue, Rev. II. II.  Balde'rston being the officiating clergyman.' James Marshall; and .Mrs. C.  W. Abbott stood up witlr the contract-  ling couple, and a number of the immediate friends of both bride ' and'  ' ; ������'��� J groom were present at'the happy event.  T  .    .      ,,,,'.' . Airs. Barrow is well known in Phoe-  It is the old, old   story.. He  tried | ���jXj hhvin- resided here with her  parte thaw out some frozen giant powder,  ents fo). suv<.ra, mollt|ls.    iMr.   ���arrow  is recording .secretary of the miner's  union, and has lived in and around  I'hoenix for the last two years. Many  substantial and useful, presents -were  received by the bride and groom; who  have already gone to housekeeping.  The I'ioneer joins the large number oi  friends oi the newly married couple, ;  in wishing them a long : and happy j  voyage through lift: together. j  and succeeded, with fatal results to  himself. Mis name was Jack Middle-  ton, employed at the Gold Drop mine;  the accident happening Monday morning early, between 12:30 and 1 o'clock.  It appears that Middleton had several sticks of-giant powder in a couple  of cans and was thawing them out by  placing lhe cans on the blacksmith's  forge, a little alter midnight. It is'  thought that one of the cans must have;  leaked and some nitro-glycerine gotten i  out. At any rate, the explosion broke!  two of iMiddleton's ribs, and drove)  ragged chunks of'tin into the unl'ortu-1  ANOTHER STRONG CO.  Preparing To Operate in Phoenix Camp.  WORK RED ROCK AND BALD EAGLE  Alade a Larjje Final Payment on the Properties, Which Adjoin Those of the Grey  Eagle Company. '  WAS AN UNQUALIFIED SUCCESS  IN THE LOCAL FIELD,  Preparations are now being made'  for the extensive development of" two  more promising claims near Phoenix,  which will add largely to the payroll  of the camp in the near future. The  properties 'referred to'are the Red  Rock and Bald Kagle, adjoining the  Tip Top, and (irey liagle, which the  j Pioneer recently announced were taken  I over and would soon he under dcvelop-  j incut by a strong company organized  ; by Jay I'..Graves and associates in the  ! east. The flotation ol" the Red Rock  j and Bald Kagle Co. has been equally-  j successful, the syndicate being compos-  led largely of the   Sherbrooke,    P. (.).,  nale young man's abdomen and lungs.  3E)j Word was, quickly gotten to Dr.  J& I Gordon, the company's surgeon, who  jjcj was at the injured man's side within  2E| 30 minutes alter the:  explosion,   prs.  Opening Ball of the Miners' Union Attended  by Hundreds.  Youth  and   beauty   were  much in  evidence     Thursday   evening  at   the,  grand opening ball of Phoenix Miners' 1  Union No. 8, in the  new   arid   com-j  modious two-story building just   com-!  pleted by the men behind the drills in  Phoenix camp.    The dance had been  well advertised by the hustling officers  of the Union, who  spared no effort or  expense lo   make the affair an unqualified success.     And   their  endeavors  were all that might have been   anticipated.    Guests came from Greenwood,  Grand Forks and   Columbia.     It was  said in Greenwood   that every  available   rig' in    town   was   engaged   in  advance.  The spacious hall with an excellent  floor,   30x60 feet  in   size,   had been  decorated lor the occasion with  bunting  and   the  flags of all  nations.    A  neve piano   had   been  purchased  and  good music was furnished. The grand  inarch with 30 couples was led by Mr.  and Mrs. Blair, and was lhe beginning  of a most pleasant evening, the dancing  lasting until   the small   hours of j  the    morning.      Supper   was   served  on   the   lower  story of' the   building]  by Messrs.   Hawthorne <S: Brown,   01!  the   Butte    dining    rooms  and    was  done full justice to.  For the lirst time in the   historv  of  OUR ELECTRIC LIGHTS  Turned   on   Thursday  First Time.  For  PHOENIX, AS USUAL, UP   TO DATE  Test Was Successful, nnd In a Few Djyg  Many Cusln ��eb Places Will Be Lit By  Electricity.  Complete Line of Carpenters' Tools   NOW IN.   M\] Trade a JpediHy.'  Prompt 'Defivciy.' |  J.   II.   i'osiy  moved  into  hi  cottage on Brooklyn avenue yesterday, j capitalists that control the War Eagle. .  > Golconda aud Ijuckhorn properties all (Phoenix electric lights were turned on  of which are working. I that night for the  ball, special   efforts  A (cw days since the final   payment   being made by the electrical people to  of $12,500   was   made   to the  former ���! Kct the  needful   connections   made in  ,, ,,.,,.      ��� ,,��� ���      r >    1     ���   ��� 1 .-      .��� owners'of the  Red  Rock,  which   was  Boucher and Slack also accompanying | Binns, furniture dealers, returned from j re(.t.jve,i |n, George R Naden J C  him.    The   surgeons   did   everything (Trail on Wednesday.      ...-,. j Haas and the   British-American    'De-  known to their profession to save. George Breakenndgc has begun j velopmeiit Co. The claim was sold  Middleton's life, and a professional j harvesting his second crop of ice from I last summer to the present owners Tor  nurse was provided,  but he expired at | the lake on the New Yorkclaim. $25,000 and 10 per cent ofthe capital  ifternoon. ' ........  '/"he decorations for the, ball in the  Miners' Union hail were photographed I  yesterday. :'.  Noble Binns, ofthe firm of Clark & ���  .1:30 Tuesday  Phoenix   Miners'  j time. The large hall was consequently  j most brilliantly illuminated.  ' To President Marshall and the  I other officers of the union is due no  l little praise for the successful outcome  I of the occasion.    Nothing was left u.v  There is nothing particularly slow-  about Phoenix, and the latest proof-of  this is the tact that, although hardly  six months old, it already enjoys electric lights. /.  Last Saturday the'iGreenwood Electric Co. made a test of the electric  lighting system recently installed by  that company in Greenwood. Thursday, of this week, a test of the line running to Phoenix was .nade when the  Miners' Union hail was brilliantly  illuminated for the opening ball. In  both cases the trial was satisfactory,  and from now cm connections _.witli,,  consumers will be made as rapidly as  possible, and the current turned on.  'I'he city of Greenwood has already'  ordered six arc lights for street lighting  and it is not improbable that something  of the kind will be done in I'hoenix,at'  no distant date.  Thus far  the  Greenwood   Electric,  (Jo. has'expended about $40,000 in its  pole lines, plant and machinery, which  in every respect is the best, that money  can purchase.    The company   has   a  Co, Ltd.  |01d Ironsides Addition, . _F  'PHOENIX, B. C. %  *%&&%>%,&9��&*&^3&xav%$&vx,i  R. I,. Drury,   a   prominent  liberal  . Union   No. 8, of jfrom Victoria,    was sizing'up Phoenix  which Middleton w-as a member, took ; fmm a 1>0|jtj....| standpoint this week, j purchased for $10,000 cash from Green-  charge of the luncra arrangements I .,. ��� > 1 ��� . ��� .. u-nr.il -mrl Cnmi i.Vn-i-e rm-nm-c 1,  , �� ,.,- , ,. ..., 11 ��� , ��� 1 omorrow mornings subiect in the uoou ana v/ranu J-oiks owners, it  and notified his father at Horning.s ,. . . r , , **.,, , ������ ,,, ., 1 u.;i| i���. noted tint il,f.��. �����Miy.ri!��  ..���,, ,, . .,,. , ,, ." Tresbvtenan church will be, "A Man ul" l)(- notcu tnat tnese pioperties  Mill, Unt. At his request the remains ,.,.'., ., ��� ,,,, , 13 ��� ���, numr ikkouw nniisnil m.ini m l,y. c-,1,1  , . , ii- , 1 of Faith; evening, "Bad Bargains. must pos.st.ss umi.itiai merit to he sol u  were  embalmed and   shipped   to that                '               b',    .        .   �� ,   it these fii'iires    is iIht.-i* nT-in,,",lk-  About 35 came tip from Greenwood  nt tlu-sc "Sur">   as there is p actually  Thursday to attend the Miners' Union \ "*' ^k   done ���� the'��   ^]w  lh''ln  ball and'returned the next day  highly; ;l-s^.s.->m/nts.  He   was   formerly   employed   at   the | P,��as-!��J-   ' \ jf*'       T"e New Com71TlY-  Golden Crown, but had been  working       During last few feet of the'   1 oo-foot j if   The    Red   Rock  and    Bald   Eagle  at the Gold  point. Middleton was a young man  ol" 22 or 23 years of age and was generally   liked   throughout   the   camp.  1    y- , ,,���    :   , , 1 1 1.1 1     .- r,t       ��� , 1 capital stock of $7^000, which has all  stock of the new company.     The Bald ; done, and the people o   I'hoenix   and J ^ -takcn        ���      > lh  Eagle,   adjoining the Red Rock,   was  .surrounding towns   had   the   pleasure  h^, of fie ^^ d    . -  ol seeing one ot tlie best halls vet built ���   r>' "���-it ��� ���. i-��            vi  r       1  ���    .,    -,r      1                            ' mover is -President Duncan -Mcintosh,  in the Boundary. .��� .,     ....    .   >        ���        -,,.,         .   '   -   ol   the Winnipeg   mine.,    lhe   other  NEVER EVEN THOUuHT OF STOPPING, j officers and directors are: Vice-presi-    I dent, Patrick  Welch;   treasurer;'P. J.  Jay P. Graves Talks; lo a Reporter In Alaa-; Finucane, manager ofthe Bank of  ,real. '    Montreal, and   George Collins,   of the  The  World  i?��fr  Is   Divided���on   some Questions.  B'ut tlie people [of PHOENIX  Agree Unanimously���that We  give Best Vaitfes in all   lines of  )rop for several months.  He was hurt a couple of months ago  at the mine, but not seriously.  New Alalf Closiug Hours.  The hour of closing the outgoing  mails to all points has been changed  in the Phoenix post-office to 12:30  noon, which will be a greater convenience to business men generally than  heretofore. The mail will, accordingly, be sent out on the afternoon, instead  of the morning stage, catching the outgoing C. P..K. train. The Phoenix  post-office now has direct exchange of  mail sacks daily with Nelson, Rcss-  land, (.rand Porks, Columbia and  Greenwood, giving a quick and first-  class service.  Making Beer in Phoenix.  Mueller Brothers, proprietors ofthe  Phoenix Brewery, state that they  be ready to  their choice  days. They have been delayed some  what in getting their brewery started,  but'now nearly everything is completed, and they already have one or.more j  large fermenting tubs of beer made.  Messrs. Mueller wore formerly located in Rossiand, hut moved to  I'hoenix last November. They will  doubtless find a good field here for  their product.  Jay P. Graves, manager of the  Old  Ironsides   and  Knob   Hill   mines   in  Phoenix   camp,   is  in   Montreal   and  tunnel contract,    recently oil the Raw-!'Gold and Copper Co.  has been organ-i was thcre interviewed by a   newspaper  hide, a great improvement was noticed | ized'with .1 capital of   $1,500,000    in ��� reporter   as   to the probable action o'  500,000  d o  Of this  will  deliver   the first brew  of  lager   beer in   about   ten  in the mineralized rock driven through, j shares of $1.00  each,   the  Stringing   the    additional-'wire  be-1 ''^ng at  Sherbrooke,   P.-Q.  tween Greenwood and l'hoeni\, by the1 amount 4.00,000 shares arej-.etained.in.  Boundary Creek .telephone people,' has !'t��e "treasury for development purposes,  been completed, and the line, is now a i 'I'he   provisional   directors  are P. P.  metallic circuit. ! Buck,   the   paper   manufacturer,    of  A thousand pounds of Mountain ! Sl'O'l'rooke, .P. Q.; Chas. Riordan, St.  View ore, Summit cam-., have bejn ; Catharines Ont.; Domimck S. Brown,  sacked, and were ve.sterd.iv sent to thei .'I'"110"' hn^> H,":ni-V bt��vel>- Hlil>  Trail smelter for a test, f Uc ..ropertv ! * olverliampton, Kng.; P. J Burt,  is looking well. '������       ' ! ^��ldl^    Eng.;    George  R.   Naden,  ,%    , "    , ,  .      , .      ���      ; Greenwood.  . ' ''��� ?!,u<;her ,"ove.d mP ]"* 0,"CO i The two claims owned bv the com-  m the Uynkoop-.Stephens budding, on, ,hu Red Rock an(] Ba,d   K    ,c<  nominion avenue this ��-eek. George ; h;(V-; boe), ravora!)1 thought of^JV  Rumberger and .IE \Ii .Is will also,locaI In;ning men. -rhe R��d Rocl/  occupy offices m this building. ...,ljdl    ,ies   solltheaster|v   tVom    the  This week the air compre.ssor.011 the Knob Hill but a lew hundred feet  War Eagle was started in operation . ),ns l,a(j about.. $1,000 worth of'  and drilling by hand will  therefore be J-work done on it, having been   located  in 1S95 by the   Kane   brothers.     On  the southern end of the  claim   an   in-  head office I n's coml)an.v i�� regard to the  enlbrce-  discontinued.    The hoist  and   pump I  have been working for sometime. j  George*<S. Melville,  formerly in the]  office of the   Dominipn  Copper Co.,  but who has for some time been down |  in the Greenwood    hospital   with    ty-j  phoid fevtr, is reported improving.       1  The long  delayed switchboard   fori  dine has been sunk about 13   feet  a ledge of ore, assaying from $4 to .}i5  per ton. The principal, work, however, has been done on a large exposure of decomposed ore, well defined  and running northerly and   southerly.  the Columbia  Telephone Co.  hasar-!'A   '^>-   *h;l* "��������'**���' ������> 0.1 the  loot   wall,   and   assavs   obtained   ol  $3  New Newspaper Directory.  We have received from the publishers, The Central Press Agency, of Toronto, a copy of their directory of Ca- j  rived and will be put, in place next  week. 1-VireivTan Ray, of the pole  gang, was in town yesterday, and will  put in the additional poles needed.  H. \V. Ingram, Republic manager  of the Boundary flour and Peed company, died in lhat city last Sunday,  after six  weeks'   illness   with   typhoid  80 in gold per ton., A 50-foot  alt has also been completed, starting  on the hanging wall, next to the ore,  being entirely in ore.  The Maid Eagle is within 125 feet  of tlie War Eagie, and being also close  to the Knob Hill, is in the best of  company.     A small  amount of work  mertt   of   the eight-hour law, says the  Grand Porks Gazette.  It had been rumored in 'Montreal  and Eastern Canada, as it was here,  that the big properties ofthe company  would be closed down in company  with those of the syndicate of mine  owners who have determined upon the  repeal ofthe obnoxious law.  Mr. Graves' answer to the question  of whether or not these properties will  close down is unequivocal and admits  of no misconstruction. He stated  positively that the mines of his company would be operated in strict accordance with the law, and that there  had   been    no intention   of   shutting  i down. |$i per light per month for dining rooms,.  Regarding this matter he said:! etc.; 65 cents per month per 10 can-  "We dismissed that question last ��� die power light for private houses  April, and concluded to make the best j and bedrooms, etc.; stree: arc lights of  of the act. We continued operations 2,000 candle power, $10 per light per  on these lines and we have   adapted j month.  our work to conform with  the   law   in ~     .,,.      ,"..'".'  Expected to Consolidate.  Por some time past there have been  rumors of the  consolidation   of two of  We announced at the time  our  decis-j "!'r biS wo^& properties, the Golden  ion to the other mine owners, and   wc! Crow." :U,d v\'.��n,l>s*     Added   force  also advised them to do likewise." ! was   'Vnt to t'n,s   "..   ��onda-v   w,len  i operations on the Winnipeg  Golden Crown mine, Ronald Harris  and J. \V. Stewart, directors. The  manager and secretary is F. P. Ketch-  tim.  On the 22nd of last November the  company was awarded the right to install electric lights in Greenwood, provided it was done in 90-days. The  lights were turned on iivjiut S5 days.  The plant consists of one So and one  90hor.se power boiler; a third one of  90-horse power has just arrived and  will also be installed. The engine is  of 240-horse power, a high speed Mc-  Kwen. The dynamo is 150 kiiowatt,  capable of generating light for 3,000  16 candle power lights.  The rate for lights as previously  published in the Pioneer is as follows;  For incandescent lamps of 1 6 candle  power, $1.50 per light per month for  all night lights; $1.25 per light per  month for stores, business houses, etc.;  question. We expect to continue our  operations and have never given the  consideration.  question    anv  furt h  er  fever.   The deceased was a brother of j only has been done on this claim, con-  j Thomas H. Ingram of Columbia, well j sisting of two  or three   small   shafts.  rierchandise  nadian newspapers for 1900. This  the first issue of such a directory hy  j the company referred to, and it is very  I crtditabie to their diligence and enterprise. The obtaining of information   for   such a  work means a lot of  known in this city, who accompanied j with  the remains to Calgary for interment.  Canni.T, Hose it Deacon, the hardware dealers, who have been temporarily located in a tent on Dominion  avenue, have decided to   make   sub-  SEE  Our New Stock   of Lamid-  riecl and Neglige shirts.  ���O-O-  energy and patience, and the book, Istantial and permanent improvements,  carefully compiled as it appears to be, i They recently purchased the lot ad-  cannot fail to be a most useful work of j joining Choir present location from  reference to advertisers and all who j >'c'l Stewart, and early in the spring  -ish to obtain information  nublications '.:' '���.-inada  lYn .��� '''Hid.  respecting j will start work on the construrtiun  and  New-( a tw.j-story building,  hav'uiL  I frontage of the lot.  ih  e  ol  full  <��  -romising indications and  assays.  It was located iu 1S96 bv H. Morgan. Coming as it does at a time when  the getting of capital is difficult for  any undertaking, during the progress  ot the war i-  up of the bond on the Red Rock bv  the substantial cash payment referred  to is a pleasing indication of confidence  held in the properties of Phoenix  camp by outside capital.  It is not known just when work will  be started on the properties, but the  people in control havo a progressive  record    in    this respect,   and, as with  Columbia Hotel Changes Hands.  W\ T. Kaake, proprietor ofthe Co-;  Itimhia hotel, has leased the establishment to Chas. F. Sears, and the latter  gentleman will take possession next  Thursday, March 1st. Mr. Sears intends to run the house in a first-class  manner in every respect, and has  made arrangjments with that end in  view.  To Organize Bjard of Trad2.  A meeting has been called fur   next  Monday evening at 8:30 at the Imper  ested, to take steps to organize a Ik aro  of trade in   Phoenix.     Such an organi-.  zatioii can be made to do good service  in building up  the town,   and all   representative business men should attend '���  the meeting.  were sus-  j pended,    pending the result of the ne-  ' gotiations.     Both  properties are in an  i advanced   state   of   development, as  Boundary   mines  go,   and have been  actively worked for many months.    If  the     proposed     consolidation     goes,  through, both properties, which adjoin,  will be worked with one plant, making  no little saving for both.    The Winnipeg   has   .shipped   nine or ten cars of  li;n. C.-jnj.' SjrrenJiTs.  I'he latest war news is to the  in-j that General  Crunic,   the   Beer  leicsted, they will doubtless equip   tlie ��� mander, alter a desperate   batt  :' Red Rock and Bald   Fugle with   ade-ithe British forces at   Paardeben  quate machinery at an early date,  and ' surrendered.      F.arlv in  the   wee  ore within a few weeks, with net results,  running    from   $15 to $20   p^r    ton.  The Golden Crown has several   thousand tons of ore on the   dump,    and is  sting ore bunkers.  other properties in which they arc  I   1  lave secured  of  this stock,  from  to be  Mr. Graves  a small  sold iu this section.  block  This is the recent successful flotation of four  claims surrounding the Old Ironsides and  Knob Hill.  These properties have the Old Ironsides  and Knob Hill ledges, aud are suffkientPy developed to prove this beyond doubt. For full  particulars see me at once.  begin  systematic   development.     This ; report  was  publislu:  will make no   inconsiderable   addition   had been relieved,  to the payroll of I'hoenix camp. I confirmed.  1 thai   Ladysmith  It has not vet been  *-f-f>-f+^-f+>+>-i--f-f-f+^-f4-*+-f-f-f-f-f-f+-f-��* + f> + -f-f-f + ->-r-r^-f.f + >-^+^<^  .. : ON THE LIST ?  We mean the Subscription List of the Phoknix  PlOMF.KR. If not, it should be. It's the only way  of keeping posted about the greatest mining camp  111 British  Columbia.     It  costs ou^  $2 per year.  Pioneer Pi.iblishiiij? Co., Phoenix, H. C.  , ���  I -r-  ! ���*���  I +  ���  1 +  ' ������  I -*-  ; -��-  !J  I 4-  ���  GOVERNMENT  DEFEATED  TH r\T WC V/|> 1  - GlVC-VotJ-j^^  The  "oliowing  teli  gram w  is  receive  I la  6  T  30 o'l  0  R.  lock:  1!.   KlOKK  P  A'  loeni.x.  ;.  TDK  C.  !.1.  P.  Government  del'eate  d  toil  IV  on  ,t night  Selling Agent OLD IRONSIDES SUBDIVISION, Town 11  1 +  of Phoenix. i *  lasr evening, but it is evident that Pre nice, t  of Esquimalt, who would be legislated out nl'offi  bution bill, have voted against   it,   thus  de'eatin  illo.i-'t, aid Higgnis.  e by the redisui-  ;  the  government,  and rendering an earlv appeal to the people or  the  lor.nation  of  a  new   government absolutely necessary,  ros.  Dominion Avenue.  P3lO��ll.L_��      JB.   Qj-M- + + *-r-* + + + +f+-r-<- + + -r-r>-^f-r--r*^  5  SMSiWyKBE^^  sBBsawKi��BM m  ?zttPTZK^n&~��~^-tt*-Tzr s-iwr  53  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  *M  f    .,   I.  The Pay Roll Makes the City.  :fM  W  tx.  Deadwood, the latest town to seek public favor, is situated in the heart of  Deadwood Camp, about three miles from Greenwood, and an equal distance  from the B. C. Copper conipan}-'s smelter. It is reached bj' a spur of the Columbia and Western railway. It is surrounded by such famous mines as the  Mother Lode, Sunset, Buckhoru, and Morrison, which of themselves assure a  Large Payroll, but exclusive of these there are a hundred partially developed  properties surrounding the town, many of which will become paying mines, so  that it does not require very much foresight to decide that the Town of Dead-  wood will have in the near future a sufficiently large payroll to support a city  of some importance.       For price of lots and other particulars, apply to  ct-n  0  r���4  O  0  -P  >*  O  JAS. McNIOOL,  T  Wallace-Miller Block, Greenwood, B. C.  Midway Agency,  W. B. Rickards & Co.  rH  I  o  O  -A  -p  J  mc,  kte't  IS     " ~T,f  f>l( IF-  l��  ; i> *���  Ms;  *-rf  lex/, v   t,   �� -  1 =��������.<.*      .��V(J  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISSUES ON SATURDAY aW THC  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX ���. C.  W. B. WILLCOX, MOR.  M'UM'RIITIOX  KATES.  Ono War ....        l >,00  M\ Month*-  -  '     ���        -        ���        -     1.25  Aih prtiNinir rales luitilc knmi n on npi.llcatioii.  A   RIDICULOUS RULING.  I V ,  Hon. J. Fred ' Hume, minister of  Mines foi the province, has lately promulgated > a nonsensical ruling, with  res{>ect to securing certificates of improvements of mineial claims, that will,  if adhered to., work a decided hard-  ship on a large number of free miners.  More than' that, the ruling is utterly  at variance with some ofthe best legal  ,, opinions in the province.  In'brief the new orders to gold com-  y-        "    I ' ��  missioners' are__ tha,t, a .certificate > of  .improvements is not to be issued till  the" mining"recorder's books in the1  division in which the claim is situated  show that certificates ol work amounting to $500 have been duly issued and  ,,,recorded. ^In other words,' if a claim*  is staked and $500 worth of work done  is included in the new riding of South  Yale.  There seems little doubt at this  writing but that an appeal will very  shortly be made to the people, and the  Boundary will at last have a chance to  choose a member from among its nearly 1200 voters. From now on it is  more than likely that there u ill be  some fine engineering .done by a few-  Mho would like to have their names  adorned with M.P.l*. As Greenwood  is the most central point of the new  riding there is every probability that  the nominating convention will meet  there.  '  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  In nearly every property in Phoenix  camp development is disclosing larger  and better ore bodies.  1*3*'T  on it in  one season,  a* certificate^ of  improvements cannot be issued,  be-  c n i  w  >- cause forsooth nycseparate papers, at  : a cost of $2.50 each,   have not been  ."/filed.'- I'''"  "    If anything  could be' more ridicu-  ��� 11 ���, >/*��� ji   ' -  '    lous that this innovation,1 'it would  be  iiVt;?*.., . t    -(',s difficult to conceive it. - Herelofoi'e all  i'V" J;'i.' f1 '   '"that-mas "required''was the $soo  in  work, done in one1 j ear or in  five,  as  ���-    the owner saw fit.  -   The new ruling of the minister  of  \ mines will, it   persisted  in,   make all  ��� kinds of trouble to claim pwners,  and  viork ra genuine: <��� hardship on.ajarge  number w ho have gone ahead  under  _the act in good laith.    The' Kossland  board ot  trade lias already entered a  ���f  ,  / strong protest  against this new whim,  and others should do likewise. Surely  '- the'government should assist and entourage,, rather than discouiage, the  performance of ae,much' development  work as possible' on  mineral, claims  The best news ofthe week was the  relief of Ladysmith. . The unmannerly  Boers have had the last chance to throw  shells-at her.     * The Greenwood Times has made a  change for , the better, by appearing  this week as an afternoon^ instead ot'  a morning paper. ,      ,�� '  No firm has been more progressive  in the Boundary dining the last year  than the Columbia Telephone Co.,  which has connected no less than ten  important mining camps with the outside world, giving a first-class service.  It will be a good thing if the franchise  is granted, now being asked by its  promoters to extend the system thiough  the Similkameen to Vancouvei.  _____ j_  The number of strong companies  preparing to do extensive development  work in Phoenix camp this jear is  constantly being increased It would  be no easy matter to find another  camp w here so many syndicates and  corporations of undoubted financial  ability are interested. The weak and  cheap-John concerns are delightfully  conspicuous by their absence. 1'his is  worth making a note of.  s  u  %  o  O  ���>*  .a  O  '>_^_>>gaN_y_MjsEF!>^_i savia sffi^^  THKUKST I1KK1UX TOWX IS 3IADK Hi" Till:    (l "  ELKHORN   BREWERY  ASK FOR  PORTiSANN .  BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  The Elkhorn Lager contains only pure Malt and Hops  L kept-on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels.  _vs_r\_Njm*sir*JBr\��N_N^  Patronize Home Industry.  Try it!    It i s  The Phoenix Livery Barn and  y  Paul Johnson, manager of the  Mother Lode smelter, at Gieenwood,  has just returned from an eastern trip,  where he purchased the machinery lor  the new reduction ttorks.-~While"aw ay-  he said many nice things about the  Boundary and also about Greenwood.  Among others, he is reported to have  given a list of prominent mining camps  ir-... f���..,^o ���r ��i.�� , f.       j    ���       r tributary to Greenwood.    Paul should  Yew towns of the age and size of   ..'.,,   _.  _.       ��� . , ..        .   . r   1   . ���    think a little before he speaks.    Ii   he  Phoenix enjoy the privilege of electric   ,       ,       ��� , '  .;���,,*��    ,��.,. *u\    r     . u       .11    does, he will drop quite a  number of"  lights.' 'But then, few towns have the .      , .      ,.  _������> t.  -i��,   . . .      e    _,       . proi)erties  from that   1st.    He  must  future .that is in store for Phoenix.        |,          bear in mind that Phoenix is now very  _^   m  OD PQ  ��� rH  o g  "S *  Co   ���>-*  m  PI  o  o  OQ  a  08.  1���<  o  w  9  O  r���J  P  _  PQ  Eh  _E_._i__^  O  u  O  b  o  u  51  w  H  O  O  Feed Stables ^t  HEDGE & CO., Proi'RIKTors.  j* Good Saddle,  Pack and  Driving Horses.    Heavy Draying, ^  Charges Reasonable.  :.     STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, B. C.  j P. Burns & Co.  PhoeniK ilsiM.  llKAl) OI'l'ICK KOK 110UNDARV CKKKK, fJRKKNWOOl),  HKADIJUARTKRS, NICI..SON, II. C.  II. C.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks,'Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossiand, Trail, Cascade,   ���  (.rand Porks, Greenwood,, Midway, Niagara and I'hoenix.  FISjH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All  orders receive prompt attention.  ��  t  *  I K   t !    * --  *?**   ����� T^  "A.I ,  Fy      ',  fl   i " ,\  Pst     "���' -,--  "is I'd. ���>   )  a#^   ,-���   f  Ir^iu-'F -  I'^yJ -      !j  tev   .  "4. .  forV-      -*  I -*>(1  A question now agitating more than  one mind is, "w ho \ull be the Boundary's first representative in the legislature"? There is plenty of good timber to'select from.  It is hinted that e\-Gov. Mackintosh will oppose Hewitt Bostock, on a  conservative ticket, at the next Dominion ' election. In that Vase, there  should be no lack of the sinew s of war  on either side.  much on the map,   and   likely  to  be  more so in the near future.  . Mmineral resources are by far the  ^rtwtestjissets of British Columbia, and  no ihrfedmTent should be thrown  the way of speedy de\e!opment.  'The Cranbrook Herald gives the  schedule of the wages that,the , members ot the "corpse1," who go to South  Africa, will rereive. If one' of the  troopers should be made a corpse, he  w ill hardly care w hat the pay is.  Official Scale ol Miners' Wages.  The lollowing is the official scale of  wages agreed to by the miners' unions  and mine operators of Kootenay, as  furnished by the district secretary:  Miners' in shaft  .  Machine men...   .  Hand drillers  ..   .  Car men  . .. .,���  Laborers  Timber men  Blacksmiths  Engineers  Laborers, on surface,  hours   Hammersmen     in  places or bad air.  . $3 50 to $4 00  ���     350  ��� 3 25  ��� 3 00  3 ����  3 5olro 4 00  3 50 to 4 00  3  50 to 4 00  10  3 o0  wet  3 5��  Vaughan &McInnes,  * xThe Pioneer  ...Butchers  OF THE CAMP.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited  Old Ironsides Ave.  Our Prices Are Right.  PHOENIX, B. C  e-��-o-��  -���-���-���-���-  in  p.-  > 1  .REDISTRIBUTION  AT  LAST.  For severa' 3 eai s the Boundary has  been more or less patiently waiting for  simple justice in the nay of adequate  representation in the provincial assembly. This tardy recognition is at last  at hand. Last Monday, a general redistribution was introduced at Victoiia,  which it is believed will pass with but  few changes. No additional ridings  are created, but the representation will  be more according to the population.  Vancouver Island will lose two scats,  and ot course the mainland will gain  that many. Esquinialt and L:llooet  ,, each lose _ member ��� singu'arly  enough���Higgips and Prentice, who  have deserted the government, being  the gentlemen whose ronsnluenciesare  merged into others. Kootenay get,s  siv, instead of four members, viz.,  Revels ake, Lardeiu, Kas'.o, Slocan,  Nelson and West Rossiand.  Coming nearer home, South Ya'e  -will comprise the Boundary rountrj,  from Christina lake west to a line  drawn south from Pentn ton. That  part of tl'ii', .section that wai tacked to  Kossland riding by the Turner govern-  juient just before the e';r.:ioi  o' iSj^',  Efforts are being made to have a  supreme court registiy office located  at Greenwood, which it is, believed  will be crowned with success. Inlact  it would not be surprising if one' was  established at Grand Forks also.  Both places should be recognized..  0a the Rambler.  The shaft on the Rambler, north of  Eholt, is dow n 40 feet. Superintendent A. G.'Davis says he has eight men  on the propeity. The Rambler was  one ot the first locations in the district, being staked out by Mr. Davis  and Chas. Frank in July, 1896, and is  now owned by the Everett & Spokane  Mining company. The management  _ . . .       . proposes   continuing   the   shalt  to a  General rejoicing is heard on all depth ot 100 feet, when a crosscut ot  sides over the settlement of the labor' the big ore body, which on the surface  troubles in the Slocan. That section | measures 300 feet in width, will be  will now scon regain its old-time pros-' made*  1  1  I  T  r\  T  9,  +  ��-.-��-�� �� _ ��� 9-9-   GO TO THE   Phoenix Feed and Produce, Co*  FOR YOUR  Hay, Grain, Flour and Feed.  Just  Received  a Carload of Calgary Oats and Carload of Hav .  Choice Butter Always on hand.  Warehouse: Corner  Phoenix Street and Brooklyn Avenue.  Hartford Hotel,  <��>^_    Hartford Junction, B. 0.  This hotel, which is new,,is located at the junction  of the Phoenix and Winnipeg branches of the C. P.  -   R.    All the railway   traffic for these camps must  pass through Hartford.    Give us a call.  JOHN DORSEY, Prop.  *   . ^^ !��>  The British Columbia Wholesale I  Liquor Company, Limited.      |  R. CREIGER, Manager. z"  y  -.V'.'  VS  AGENTS FOR  .^jeCOMPLETE LINE OF BAR SUPPLIES.**.*.*  ,   ..GREENWOOD, B. C  ���      -^  <s>  i  Phoenix Stage Line-  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  .and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 8.15 a. in. and 1,45 p. m.   Phoenix Tim-  and 4:00 p.m.  Leaves  Greenwood at 10:00 a.m:  wood Time.  Green-  GOOD RIGS, GOOD STOCK AND FAST TIME.  MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  Columbia  perity, and all ol southern British Columbia will Iccl the beneficial effects  of the end of prospective troubles over  the eight-hom law.  The city fathers of Greenwood  have been indulging in a lot of squab-  ling in regard to the city printing.  It they pay the local printing offices  the price asked it will be but a moiety  of what is due to the two live papers  that do so much good lor their home  town. There should be no hesitation  about it.  At last the master  hands  of Loid  Roberts and Gen. Kitchener are being  made evident in the war in the Transvaal     A�� a result the  correspondents'1^' Mr- E-C   ^usgr.tve, Duncan, B.C.';  .f. ���im���, r>���.i��� ������m,������ <-      ���    I Some methods of ventilatmc  piospect  arc almost caily cabling news of a  de-- ���   -        - .._-.*>��      '  8. C. Men Will be There.  At the annual general meeting of  tneTTanadian Mining Institute which  will be held in the club room, Windsor hotel, Montreal, on Wednesday  Thursday and Friday, 7th, 8th and 9th  of March, British Columbia will be  represented bv thefollowinggentlemen,  who will contribute and read the following papers:  Notes on coarse concentration at  Whitewater, U C, by Mi S.S. Fowler,  S. ]J, E. M , Nelson, It C. ; On the  petrographical character of the ore trom  the Republic camp, by W. 1<. furrier,  Br. A., Sc. M. E., Ross'anJ. ; Notes on  the North Star M ne, bv J I, Parker,  M. E , Cranbrook, B. C. ; Subject not  announced, by Mr. Gerald V. Hopkins, SiIk a, B. C ; Notes on a prospecting trip in northern Omenica, B.C.,  Comer Dominion Ave.  and Phoenix Street.  The Largest and Best Appointed hotel"  in the Camp. European plan. Newly  furnished aud finished throughout.  -W. T. KAAKE, Proprietor.  &s#j?w^*v,��,?iv;v^^  (Opposite Miners' Union Hall)  Corner Dominion Avenue and Tanner   Street, I'hoenix, TJ. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished+Bar Furnished With the Fin-  Conveniently Arranged.     X est of Goods.  "^B*'""~ Graham & Prexdeugasi*, Props.  1  Clark & Binns,  || '       DEALERS IN  I   ...FURNITURE...   ��  |i  Willi Several Carloads in Stock and Several more ft route, we'ean  %%  Jill any order, from the Lirgest Hole' to ths Co/.iwsl Homo.     .    fi  Let us figure on your order. ���$}>  ' -  UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING. %^  0 Old Ironsides Avenue, fj  <&F3*8^>^<y<3K*��^,��FV*<��<e^^^  "  (Formerly of Sandon.)  Merchant ��� Tailors.'.  Are now open with a full and Complete  Assortment of the Latest Patterns iu Suitings'  Overcoatings, Etc.  Cor. Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  ,, .��,,��,��. u-,,, ..���,.,���,. ,�������� 0[ :i ue-|shafts flnd tunne,s hy Mr A,ev- gha  cidedly moic cncouiaging diameter j M. ,E, Rossl.md; The Eight-Hour  than heietofore, yet all authorities [Law in British Columbia and its ton-  agiee that the dot lsive battle or battles se(lu mccs, by Mr. Bei nard Macdonald,  o* the strujgle a e ��� c; to ro n_\ 1 **��� ^' ^���oss'and, B  C  C.H. MULLEN  PROPKirroR.  Delivered.     Special  rates to families and  Work cal led for and  hotels.  Cou. First St. axd Kxob Hill Ave,  PHOENIX, B.. C.  J irst-class woik guaranteed.  if  1   ^  r 1-  DAN McRAE, Pkopriexor.  Rough and Planed Lumber, Flooring, Shiplap, Rustic and  SHINGLES ON HAND.  We ��re prep.ucJ to furnish dimension timbers.  Mill Located Two Miles "West of Phoenix, B. 0. THE   PHOENIX PIONEER.  +H.+++++++++++++++++++++++  i  j All  I DRUGGISTS.  X Have   Removed  to  MILLER'  X BLOCK.     We carry a Fuller  Line, than ever, in all branches.  REMEMBER  use   their  influence  in   securing  the  object set forth heiein.  10. That a copy of this resolution  he sent to our member and to the  minister of mines.  ��� at>a**********************  ��� a  ���  THROUGH THE WEEK.  The change  JIUNTKR CO.  opposite The Wm.  * ooo _  i X  I Dominion Ave.       PHOENIX.B.C. X  t ���   X  r*+4-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f>-f-f-f4-f-f -H-T+4-M-  IS A VIGOROUS KICK  *  *  *  ��  t  *  Serious   Objections to  New  Mining Regulation.  IT IS A HARDSHIP ON MINE OWNERS  osslind Board of Trade RcmIvcip-SMO  Work at One Time on a Claim Should  Sufficient, as Heretofore.  The following is the text of the  Bsolution recently adopted hy the  tossland board of tiade:  'That respecting mineral claims located and recorded prior to the passing of the amendments to the mineral  fict in 1898:  1. Whereas tbe Hon. the minister of  lines has recently instructed the gold  |<-oinmissioiiers throughout the province  '-not to issue a certificate of improve-  ���nients for any mineral claim until the  hooks of the mining recorder of the  division in which such claim is situate  show certificates of work amounting to  $500 have been duly issued and recorded.  j. Whereas,   prior to  the  date  of  said ruling it was  customary  for  the  gold  commissioners  to   issue certifi-  : cates of improvements regardless of the  ^.number of certificates  ot work record-  fed.  ���  ��*aa*****��***************a  Eor the last week or two the Pljncer  has been advertising in these columns  for white cotton rags, and this simple  fact seems to have excited the curiosity  of a large number of people in town.  In explanation, we would say that cotton rags are extremely needful in all  up-to-date printing establishments for  the purpose of cleaning presses and  wiping machinery. They are more  desirable  even   than cotton   waste for  this purjwse.  -<_  When this explanation reaches an  expectant public the Pioneer management hopes that there will be a rush  for the rag bags and thence to this  office. The first lot received will be  paid for at the rate of 5 cents per  pound. Don't be bashful or backward about coming forward. You've  got 'cm and we want 'em.  r>.  Almost every week now there is  news of the organization of some  strong concern to operate claims in or  around Phoenix. A short time ago  the Hartford claim was so taken up.  A couple of weeks since the Grey  Eagle Co. was organized. In this  issue of the Pioneer is chronicled the  fact that the Red Rock and Bald  Eagle Cold & Copper Mining Co. has  taken up the bond on its property, and  that arrangements are now going forward for the consolidation ofthe Brandon and Golden Crown and Winnipeg companies.  It is no wonder, therefore, that the  unprejudiced observer is more and  more impressed with the fact that the  backing of Phoenix cainp is simply  marvelous, and will make this town of  as great fame as Rossiand in time.  One shrewd gentleman recently made  the .remark that if there was nothing in Phoenix there is nothing in  Greenwood, Grand Porks or the entire Boundary. Which, of course, is  precisely the fact.  E.C. KEITH & CO,   HANDLE   Eeal Estate and  Milling Properties.  Copper    properties    Wanted.  Some choice lots iu Phoenix  on Reasonable terms.  PHOENIX, B. C.  THE BANK OF  i��~e-��-��-o-c-��-��-_.-��- ��-e-��-��-��- _-_-��-<��--8-e~��-��-e-��-��-e.  e --��-o-HS-s-^-o-c-s-a-o-o-a-ct.-��--��-^-��-��-��-��-��-��-* ��  NOTICE.  ilstW/f1 ' < ? The M��vt   Popular  iSICl 110 !��� 0 Hotel in Phoenix is  I  ^ i     The   British  V y j Railway   company  Cohr.nl  will  -outiicrn  Established in  1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  PAID-UP CAPITAL,. . . .$4,866,666  RESERVE FUND $1,460,000  LONDON OFFICII.  3 Clement's Lane,Lombard Street, E.C.  IT  The Greenwood  Electric Company  Are now prepared to undertake the installing of lights on  the premises of intending consumers. Before any building  is connected to the Company's  mains, the wiring will have to  be inspected hy an officer of  the Company. All work must  be done in accordance with the  rules of the National Board of  Underwriters. Prices and any  further particulars can be obtained at the office of the Company located on Deadwood  street.  Greenwood Electric Co.  Greenwood, B. C.  -  COUR'l OF directors:  J.H.Brodie, John James Carter, Gas  pard Farrer, Richard H. Glvn, Henry  I.R.Farrer, Ed. Arthur Hoa're, H.J.B: j �� ���  Kendall, JJ.Kingsford, Fred Lubbock,  George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Head office in Canada: St. James St.,  Montreal.  H. Stikeman, General Manager.  J. Elmsley, Inspector.  i  1  ��  C. W. ABBOTT, Manager.  It is the FAVORITirRESORT for the  Weary  and   Thirsty    Traveller  or  and in   consequence  is  noted    throughout    the  Wayfarer,  becoming  Boundary.  6 <*j Parliament of Canada at its next  ��  ��� Dominion Avenue,  &"i  "' 3vli$%�� 3- Whereas, the owners of mineral  '.?&|if|jClaims accepted the said custom as the  ! JJSSSi^orrect  interpretation  of the  mineral  "fact, and proceeded to apply for certificates   of   improvements   after doing  ^development work to the value of $500  J regardless of the number o( certificates  of work recorded.  4. Whereas the Hon. the minister of  mines has made a ruling in a letter  -iddrcssed to J.S. Clute, Jr., Rossiand,  B.C., dated 12th February, 1900, as  ioIIows: "I ain of opinion that work  done on a claim in excess of the annual  ���issessment work required, previous to  *he jwssing of section 5, Mineral Act,  1898, cannot be allowed to count at  *his late date," adding "However, it is  my intention to have this section made  i> j.lain during this session oi the legislature."  5. It is plain lhat under the rulings  ited:  (a) Work done on a mineral claim  excess of the amount required as an  tnnual assessment prior to the amend-  lent to the Mineral Act in 1898, can-  lot be used in obtaining  a  certificate  if nork.  (b) The said excess of work, al-  hough done in good faith as conform-  ij? to,the requirements of the Mineral  Act, as interpeted at the time by government officials, cannot be applied as  work  done  in   the  development of a  'liiine for the  purpose of obtaining  a  SK"     ^certificate of improvements.  P (c)   That said excess of work  will  E Hive-to be supplemented by new work  t" m of equivalent value, thus adding great-  '"������} '>' t0 tne cost of obtaining a ccitilicate  p "��� �� -of improvements.  L'La" 6. That the Rossiand' board of  Kijjjfetrade, after due consideration, is ofthe  tl��E1%. linion that, as the ruling of the Hon.  !��� -��w*y ie minister of mines, heretofore cited,  e not in accord with the previously  -mtlidrizcd interpretation of the minimi act, great and uncalled for injury  '"' /W^ ' l'le owners of mineral claims and.to  ; '*.$ ie interests of the mineial sections  "J"*."^p iroughout the province will result  vAitfrt r>m the unexpected expenditure of. a  It is a trifle odd how many different  places the mines of Phoenix are alleged to be tributary to. But a little  while ago, the townsite boomers of Columbia made such a claim, and to  back it up published a well gotten up  map of this section. Grand Forks, of  course, would not let any 'opportunity  to claim everything in sight���and a  few others���as dependent on that  town. Greenwood also is not a whit  behind, and probably heretofore has  had the best of reasons for the claims  along these lines that her enterprising  [icople have put forward.  But this is all of the past. These  places have all grown and progressed  on the strength of the great propeities  of Phoeniv. This is now changed  I'hoenix and its mines are dependent  on no other Houndary towns. Its progressive merchants have mammoth and  well assorted stocks and are thoroughly up to date in every respect, as will  be noted from their advertisements in  the Pioneer. Supplies are secured ot  manufacturers and jobbers, and our  business men are on a par with any  others in the country. These various  places must drop the Phoenix mines  proper from the list of those directly  tributary to them..  Stick a pin in here. The Pioneer  today is the largest paper printed in  the entire Boundary creek district.  Nothing is too good for Phoenix.  Another interesting thing is the fact  that the circulation of this paper is  steadily growing, both at home and  abroad.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  r r.vn'.i.siiKD 1859.  Capital $1,500,000  Reserve Fund    -    -   -   -     $835,000  HOARD OF DIKKCTOK.S:  R. W. H encker, President.  Hon. M.H.Cochrane, Vice-Prcs.  Israel  Wood, J. S. Mitchell,  G. Stevens, J. N. Galer, N.W.Thomas, C.H.  Kathan. PI. B. Brown, Q. C.  Hf.ad Office, Shkkhrooke, P.Q.  Wm.   Farwell, Gen'I Mgr., S. Edgell,  Local Mgr., S.F. Morey, Branch Inspector.  IIRvKCIinS.  Waterloo, W.LBriggs,Mgr,Stanstead,  S. Stevens, Mgr; Cowanville, J. Mac-  kinnon, Mgr.; Coaticook, B. Austin,  Mgr.; Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.;  Gianby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.; Bedford, E. W. Morgan, Mgr,; Magog,  E. P.,Oliver, Mgr.; St. Hyacinthe, J.  J. Laframboise, Mgr.; Huntingdon, E.  N. Robinson, Mgr.; Grand Forks, J.  W. Maclotighlin, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Hank of Montreal; London, Eng. Nat. Bk. of Scotland; Boston, Nat. Exchange Bk.; New-  York, Nat. Park Bank.  Collections made at all accessible  points. Drafts issued for any required  amounts, good in all points in Canada,  U. S. and Europe. Exchange bought  and sold.  Savings Branch Department at each  office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of depositor.  Office hours: 10-3; Sat. from 10 to 12.  I1KANCHF.S IN CANADA.  London, Hrantford, Hamilton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Quebec, St. John, N. B., Brandon, - Winnipeg, F'redericton, N.B., Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, R >ssland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft, Dawson City, Klondike, N.W.T., Greenwood, Atlin and  Bennett, B. C, Sydney, B. C.  ACENTS IN THF. UNITED STATES.  Spokane���Traders Nat. and Old Nati  Banks. N.Y.���(52 Wall st.) W.I.awson  and J.C.Welsh, agents. San Francisco  (124 Sansomc st.)H.J.McMichacl and  J.R.Ambrose, agents.  LONDON HANKERS.  The Bank of England and Glyn & Co.  FORF.ION AGENTS.  Liverpool���Bk. of Liverpool, Australia  -Union Bk. of Australia. New Zealand  Union Bk. of Aus., Bk of N.Z. India,  China and Japan-Chartered Mer. Bk.  of India, London and China, Agra Bk.  W. Indies-Colonial Bk, Paris-Marcu-  ard. Krauss it Co,, Lyons���Credit  Lyonnais.  JAMES ANDERSON, Mgr., Greenwood, B.C.  8  I  ��  Newly Furnished Throughout.  Choicest Liquors and Cigars. L  Dining Room First-Class in Every Way. �� .  PHOENIX, B. C. 4  -���-_-�� -o-o-e-g �� ��� o-e-o-e���o-g  -��-e-a-��-��-o-o-��5-��-��-��-��-��-~-o-c-  M. ��J. Walkers  Successor to POSTY & WALKER.  The Pioneer Merchants ofthe Camp,  still catering to a large share ofthe  trade.  Headquarters for Miners*  Splendid   Assortment  of  Clothing,  Groceries,   etc.  /liners' Supplies at Rock Bottom Prices.  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  apply to the  session lor an act authorizing the company to complete at any t!me bei'oie  the end ofthe year 1904 its western  section as described in the act ofthe said  parliament (6061 Victoiia, Chapter  36) and a branch line from a point  on its main line at or near the forks of  Michel Creek, thence by way of Michel  Creek to .Martin Creek, and for other  purposes.  By order of the Board.  H. Campiiei.i. Oswald, Secretary.  Montieal, 17th November, 1899.      17  J. E FORTIN,  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  eooei  Shoes   made  in   any  style.     Rubbers and Shoes repaired.  All kinds of Leather Findings for sale. Harness Repaired.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  Wii.i.amina Mineral claim, situate  in  the Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale Di-.trict.  Wbcie located���Greenwood camp.  Take notice that we, George W.  Rumberger, Free Miner's Certifica;e  N'o. B6450, and Alexander A. Mcintosh, Free Miners- Gertiflcate~No7"  B6513, intend, sixty cays fiom the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Ciown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that- action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.'  Dated this 22nd day of December,  1899.  4f  if*  r I  "  '& :ry large sum of money, which must  __,,^1 ". made not only to obtain crown  i 'i V?. 1 ant titles, but to prevent claims from  j ,��v "-;' psing, and from the delays that will  I ���''iff' suit'in'..obtaining, crown grant titles  '���y ,_�����- nd the.subseqiient interference with  i ���"j^'iideavbrs to obtain .capital, for the  K "^ I oper development of valuable prop-  .["��� \ *,�� Hies.  ,    7.   That a comrnittiee of three be  '-   pointed by the chair   to   the   draft  d forward a  petition   to   the  Hon.  *���  ti e minister of nvnes setting forth the  grievance outlined  in  the.resolution,  and requesting that the practice heretofore customary, with, respect to pro-  ceedurc in granting certificates of im-  piovernents be reverted to.  8. That the minister be also requested to bring in legislation estab  hshing the practice, heretofore customary with respect to procedure in  granting certificates of "improvements.  9. That'the boards of trade in the  districts of Kootenay and Yale be requested to endorse this resolution nnd  la     V a  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE I100TS ANDSHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  .PRACTICAL    MINERS'   AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  1 Phoenix Mews Co.  J. F. WALKER & CO.  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  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review.  Spokane Falls &  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  Watchmakers, Jewellers  licians....  Fine Watch Repairing of all  Kinds.    Prices Reasonable.  Northern System.  NELSON AND FORT SHEPPRAD RY CO.  Red Mountain Railway.  The direct and only All-Rail   Route  between the Kootenay District  ���and all���  British Columbia Points-,  Pacific Coast.-Points.  Puget Sound Points  Eastern Canada and United States.   CONNECTS AT SPOKANE WITH   GREAT NORTHERN RY.  O. R.&NAV. CO.  NORTHERN PACIFIC RY.  MILLER BLOCK,  .Phoenix, B. C  Maps furnished, tickets sold and in  formation given by local and connecting ticket agents.  Passsngers for Kettle River and  Boundary creek connect .-at Bossburg  with stages daily.  H. A. JACKSON, G.P. & T.A.  Spokane, Wash.  ��� ��������������������������������� ��-f4-H"f-H"M-��-f ������  FOR A GOOD  MEAL GO TO  The Mint  Restaurant  (Harber & Thompson,  Proprietors.  < Meals at All Hours.  'The Best the Market   Affords. ......  C$  DOMINION AVENUE.  Phoenix, B. C.  A_,_fc_L_i_i_r-i_i_-i-i-iA JAiAaiiA AAlll  TTTtTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT TtTTT  WE HAVE GOOD  IN SHORT LENGTHS.  GENERAL TRANSFER.  Delivered promptly by M. McINTYRE.  Leave orders at the B. C. Telephone Exchange.  Dry Wood  Perfect Headache Powders  MAKE PERFECT'CURES OF  ALL KINDS OF HEADACHE.  Prescriptions Our  SPECIALTY.  J. B. BOYLE, Druggist.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  Mining Machinery  Peterborough, Ont.,  ��� ��������������������������� ^^aafXl^laaVaaaaaa/l___* ������������������������������  ~Q   PHOENIX  IS WHERE THE MINES ARE.  MINERAL ACT 18%.  CERTIFICATE OF MOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  The Joker Mineial claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mini'4" Division  of Vale District.  Where Located:���Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that we, Thomas li.  Garrison, Eree Miners' Certificate No.  Hi3128, Michael Sullivan, Kree Miners'  Certificate No. B13156, and George  \\". Rumberger, .Free Miners' Certificate No. B6450, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Ciown Grant of the above  claim. *  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this Sixteenth day of November, 1899.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  AND SOO LINE.  Canada's National Highway  America's Gnat Transcontinental Liiu  and World's Pictorial Route.  The direct route fiom Kootenay, Kettle  River and Houndary Creek Districts  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist Cars past Medicine Hat!  Daily for St. Paul; Sundays and  Wednesdays for Toronto; Fridays  For Montreal and Boston. Same  Cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Direct Connection via Robson to and  from all Points.  Except Sunday- Excei't Sunday  15:05 Leave Greenwood Arrive 15.05  For   rates    and    full    information  address neatest local agent or,  E.R.REDPATH, Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  \V. Ir. Anderson, E. J.Coyi.e,  Tniv. Pass. Agent, A.G. P. Agt.  Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established 1867.  0-  -o-  -0  -o  I PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,000,000.  j [Si\ Million Dollars.]  REST . . , $1,000,000  Its fabulous mineral resources, its location, electric and waterworks systems, and the Nine Producing Mines  that are now ready to ship ore, make it  the Mining Centre of the Boundary.  o-  -o  -0  j President Hon. Geo. A, Cox.  I General .Manager I!. E. Walker.  1 Ass't; Gea'i   Manager. |.H. Plummkr.  J This hank has the largest number -of  j branches of any Iw.nk in Gzrvada, with  ���i agencies .at New York. Chicago, New  ; Orleans. Skagway and Dawson City.  LET  G. W. RUMBERGER  1  TELL YOU THE REST.  Don't Leave the city until you see him.  ���  O  -o  Accoumts of Co]mirations, Merclmnts  and Individuals received on  favorable  j terras.  i      Drafts, Cnnancercijil Credits, Travelers'" Credits _nd Circular Notes issued  I available im .any ]��.rt of the world.  j     Apjarovcd Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general  Banking   business   transacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Mauager  ��� o o o o c e o e o o 9B o e���e e o�����������������  PHOENIX  C W. Greer, Propr.  Special Attention Paid to  Hotel, Family and .Mining Trade.  SHOP:' PHOENIX .SHEET,  REAR MORRLV & THOMPSON,  j PHOENIX,  B. C.  I ��eeo09ocesoeoaeooo��o����e��soa  ' t'M  �����������-���5-1���r>"i t  "J. ('  *V*"  ' " r,|fL  *J!     _l*   'I  .���'?���  rrT-n~  ������������:n  w ���> ':����������� mv  v*-*:-*:.  :<������ v  JT  .'!���.*  ��� ������ ���.������yi';  ����������     ^  ^JF__-, ___J. ���_^____^___3____ __  .it,   >v'!..,����� V  '���jfif VWt-, .     .1   ,.   ^ -V  <M  ������y-t'i������ ^(wS^F  Ksswaas  aifl_iiiVrTalii��iai)li��|ii����<lill��il��L^. i.W^Mii���IiJ��  ZC   'A  -F��|-^l-  '     'Il  \J)      H  if.  " 'jlmm*>��������'���, ��.��,  THK   PHOENIX PfOXHER,  iv !>/  li ii nil ivn) \ -.lot ic  01-   1 Ml -,1   I,| sl>,\ , IN,  And SNOW SHOES  A No   a  complete  line  of Stationery,  Blank Books, Cigais and Tobacco.  Dominion Avj       PHOENIX, B. C  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  hotels ha\e lately been supplied with  hotel registeis that aie a credit to the  .nt o| book making and are imdoubted-  l\ the finest atticles ol the kind in the  Boundary. The New v-Advertiser Co ,  Ynmouvei, turned ihem out.  All points in the boundary  district  are to na\e the benefit ol loner tieighi  rates on and after March ist.     While  lhe new tarilf is not \et ready for pub-:  liration, the C. P. R. people'sav there  jwill be a ronMcleiable reduction in all  Last week we were treated to a cold iclasses, which will be welcomed bj the  snap, and this week it has turned to a 'Kencrjl business public.  'oU 1'��n)J- j    It   was   hoped   t<> have the B C  J. W. Astley, of Rowland, consult- J hoiel, on Old Ironsides avenue,  icady;  ing engineer for the Snowshoe mine,  made a business trip to this property  this week,  An effort is being made to arrange  for the opening ol a public school at  Rock Creek.  William .Russell,  who v\as hurt last  \\eek on h"s kneecap while co:;stin<<,  - is lapidiy improving. V'N5s��>  A  meeting of the  stockholders  of f"esdais  of  lhe Mountain View Coppei Co. was  held at Eholt last night.  Mueller Uios, the brewers, have  been putting in a stock ol ice Irom tl e  lake on the List Chance claim.  .Messrs.-Hogan it Flanagan, two men  experienced in the business have taken  over the Jl. C. hotel in Gieennood.  C. A. Baldwin, who has e\tensi\-e  inteiests in I'hoenix, is now off on a  prospecting trip to Sumpter, Oiegon. "  The firm of- Posty ec Walker has-  been dissolved. b} mutual consent.  Mr. Wqlker continuing the business.  'I he sale of lots in the Deadwood  townsite is reported as improving, and  ijveral new concerns are preparing to  open up theie.    . -     ,  The Midway ��� Advance claims to  have information that the C.P.R. will  not be extended'beyond'that town for  a year or two at least.  Chas. A. McClung & Co. have com-  A. P. McKinzie \- Co , the   d'iig-> iVotice.  gisis,    rcminid    tli-s uiek   Horn Old I     v,���,,,  :. i���..i., ���;,������.,   , ,  Hordes ,,.������, to the  Mj.l.r   ,,.���k, I^'^     'Iff f        ?A$t  Lo . -fellers, lormeih in the  ( ohi.n-l lsh <-()hlml;in M Its next sossl(     ,- ra���  ina lii.u-l, ocviiiu a n.irt ol   Mr    Mc-1 \���, ,    ��� ,. '      ."  Kin/ies store ",c I Act to .ncr|x,iaio a   ( ompam   "HJi   ~J j  ...    ,, ,     , . ! power to i (instruct,   equip,   nia'iit.un,, d/  I lie Columbia, Inipen il and Blac k's I .���UJ operite   telephone and   telegr..ph   l^i);  lines within and throughout   the Province of llntish  Columb'.n, and to c on-  stiuct, erect, and maintain sulIi and so  many poles and other works and  deuces as the Company deem neiessar)  for   making,   completing,  supporting,  using, working,  operating and   maintaining  the s) stem ot   com-nunication  by telep'ione and   telegraph,   and  to  | open or break up any part ci paits ol  the said   highways  ofstieetsas  often  as the said  Company,   its n.;eiits, ofli  icrs or workmen think pioper, and for  the purposes of the undertaking to pur  chase, acquire, or lease, and hold and  sell and dispose oi lands, buildings or  tenements wahin the limits aforesaid,  and lo purchase or lease, for an/ term  of years, any telephone  or telegraph  line established,   or to be  established,  in British Columbia,   connected,   or  to be connected  with the line  which  the Company may construct, and   to  -��� ~     ��� ,   .        ,       _   ,    I amalgamate  with- or lease, its line or  Cimeron Court, Independent Order jjnes, or any portion oi portions there  V  ua  COMPANY, Ltd.  Special Attention Paid to  MINING TRADE  EST EACH OF WHICH IS CARRIED   PLETE STOCK OF   lor use by Maich ist, but Contractor  'I hoinpson says it will piobabl) be the  10th or 15th of next v month hefoie  e\ei\ thing is complete. Plastering is  now going on and the carpenters have  begun the .vork ol finishing.  Cimeron Court I. 0. F.  Forresters, meets first and third Wed  nesdais  of   each   month.     A'isiting  hiethren are cordially welcomed.  Al.n Simpson,   J.E.W.Thomi'son,  Rec.Sec rj. R.  Church Services.  Presiivierian.���Divine service ev-  ciy Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 =30 o'clock,  Imnsidcs   time,   111   the schoolhousc.  Eveihody cordially invited.    ^  D. A. Silwari, B. A.,  Presbyterian Missionaiy,  of, to any company possessing, as pro  piietor, any line ot  telephones or tele-  giaph  communication  connecting, or  to be connected,  with the said   Com-  1 pany's  line  or lines,   i>nd to  borrow  money for the purposes  of the  Company,   and to pledge or mortgage any  of the Companv 's assets lor that purpose, and to receive bonuses or  pri\il-  eges from any person 01 body corpoi-  ate, and with all other usu-.d, necessary  or incidental   rights,  powers or privileges as may be necessary 01 incidental  to the attainment of the above objects,  Genera! Herchandise  Groceries, Hardware, Tinware,   Clothing, Boots  and   Shoes  and General Supplies  Pioneer Stores of Phoenix Camp.  Old Ironsides Ave. and Dominion Ave., PHOENIX, B. C  Mi.moDisr.���Preaching service will  be held cveiy   Thursday  evening,   at I or any ol them.  7:30 o'clock, at the schoolhouse.    Ser-|     Dated this 15th dav of December,  nioii by Rev. B.H. Balderston.    Cci-j 1S90. J. R. Brown,  dial invitation to all.  Solicitor for tlw Applicants.  Wanted, at Once.  Cash paid at the Pioneer office for  clean cotton - rags.    Bring  'em  alon  and get your money.    Don't stand on  ceiemony.    Any quantity taken.  Agecls for the Pioneer.  ,..���,,,   -        ������--���-���. ���....-.     The Pioneer can be found on sale  pletcd their new gram and feed ware-,'at the following places":    M   W Simp-  house on Standard avenue, and   have  son and Linton Bros., RosslandjThom-  t  ./'a'  Ife** C>-Vf s -' *  TB**�� rij% (-  M-y'*--.<   'w '  *?c5''t'; '**  ,    "already gotten in part ol the stock  Large   houses<ha\e'been the rule at  ...  theYAlhambia   theatre,   Greenwood,  ^   this week, and   the "Standing Room  -Only''   s'gh h'as   frequently been dis-  i    played.  Vaughan & Mclnnes are now using  ���their new cold ^storage waiehouse on  JCnbb Hill avenue.    This   week   the  ,    establishment began" to gel in its stock  1 , of ice. , '  '���".   .J-; Murray, timber, inspector,, has  >  seized, the   cordwood; cut   and   the  machinery' onrvthe timber limit   and  fiime kiln above-Anacoiida, for stump-  1 rge^dues.  "'rhe'Greenwcod Times says* that a  ' fleeting is to be held about the end ot  thispmonth, by the old tnn'eis and  *��� prcspectorsiof this section, with a view  to forming'an'association.  ^ The spring meeting of "the Kootenav  presbytery, comprising the Presbyter-  son Stationery Co., Nelson; ]. W  Graham & Co, Spokane; H. S. 'Wallace, Grand Forks; H. A. King & Ca,  Greenwood; T. -Walker, Midway,  Phoenix News Co., PhocnK. McRae  Bios. & Smith, Phoenix  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  Mini. Surveyors,  AND DrMIOHISVIEN.  Phoenix, B. C.  tt. E. Mitchell,  Fine Custom Tailor.  Has opened up a Choice Line of Imported and Domestic  Goods, which he will make up in the Latest  Style and warranted to fit.  .Adjoining Black's Hotel, Dominion Ave.  Prioenix, B. C.  4*  The No*den Hotel  .1. K. AHLMSTROM, Manaokk.  Fine Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE Q   . *OKN1X| R c>  R. B. KERR,  Rarrisiir and Soiiciior,  n'oiarv i'uiilic.  PHOENIX, B C.  ZXitt*ttiiititiiitiiti+++++++^^-^+^+++++++++++*i\  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������-���*���������������������������  The Alhambra  Hotel and Theatre.  Grey Eagle���I have secured from  Mr. Graves a small block'of this stock  to be sold in this section. This is the  lecent successful'flotation of four  claims surrounding the Iionsides and  Knob Hill. These moperties have  the Ironsides and Knob Hill ledges,  and are .sufficiently developed to prove  this beyond a doubt. For lull paitic  ulars sec me at once.,  L. C. Crawford,  Old Ironsides Townsite Office.  J. A. CORYELL & CO.,  Civil, avi) Minim, Engineers I  i.. ..Provincial Land Surveyors.  ESTABLISHED 1808  Grand Porks  and   Phoenix, B. C.  Maple Leaf Hotel  "&  TWIST & SANDERS, Props.  FINE WJNES, LIQUORS  AIVD CIGARS  , ALWAYS KEPT ON HAND.  As  OLD IRONSIDES AVENUE, /     -       .       .       PHOENIX.B.C.  Branson it Co.  Proprietors. .  Wm. Kinu, Dei Piio1-Lawrence  1 Gen'I Manager. Amusement Mgr.  s. caylm.  W.ll. COCHRAVL  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Eic  PHOENIX, B. C  Open Day and Night.  Accommodations for All.  H-  Notice of Dissolution.  Nonce is hereby given rhat the  partnership beretolore subsisting be  tween us, the undersigned,  as general  E. ASHCROFT,  mining and civil engineer  provincial land .surveyor.  v.l>V  SM  Missionary J). A.'Stewart, of Phoeniv'  w.wili.probably attend. *'  -^      '  ���* ��*-.lvi *^   ' N       * <. ^^  y'- ,. - Con'staWe D. J. Darraugh returned  $!%%', ' "s^ednesday.from ^tbeymeeting of the  ;H^��'';V:;, -I ,l^n.dary Creek "license board, field  :&��v> ���" - Fie^-! da)s-smce at Trail. On his  ��� ��� ' " retiirn\he found two prisoners who had  , been doing the burglary act at Cascade. .F-SThey^were* sentenced to six  months ^and $50 fine each, so he  kmdly escorted them to the Kamloons  jail.    s    . - *    '       '  ian churches of Kootenay   and' Yale   tween us' t,,e "dersigned, as general  will' be'field riext'Tuesday^at Kaslo' mercnantsi has been this dav dissolved  :���is.   A'oi-.?.    * . 'by mutual consent.    All  debts  owing  to the said partnership are to be paid  to M. Joseph Walker, at Phoenix,  B. C , and all claims against the said  partneiship are to be presented to the  said M. Joseph Walker, by whom the  same will be settled.  Dated,at Phoenix,   this 21st day cf  February, A. J). 1900. ,  Witness:  W. B. Cochrane,   Justin H. Posty-  Solicitor, M. J. Walker.  .   Phoenix, B. C.  BAUER & ASHCKOn,  VANCOUVER,"li. C.  GREENWOOD, B.  ANGUS K. STEWART  CUSTOMS rroklr,  WOOD IIUILDING,  GREENWOOD, B. C  J. M. CLARK,  HOUSF AND SIGN PAINIER.  PAPER HANGING AND DECORATING.  Phoenix Z\,  First Appearance ol the  King���of Fire-DBLMAR.  V>v,     ;   .  f , l-  ���    Grand Production of the Five-Act Drama,  "B*othe* Against Brother"  With Special Scenery and Elaborate Wardrobe. "  3 SHOVES IN 1  Burlesque, Vaudeville and Drama.'  Hotel Phoenix  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel  )  cs"T��<_<_r*s,  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always ia Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining Room and Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH,Pro/>. .  <KK><><><><><H><XK><H><^^  1  The Town  PHOENIX, B. C.  ' iter Co.. ltd.  to SW  Adjoining Imperial Jfofei,  PHOENIX, B.C.  j-t__t__gimn��im-iii�� .mi. 1 ������mirtnnmii  HOENIX  I SCOn & McUREN,  C0NIRACI0RS AND BUILDERS.  -   j      ESIIMAIES FURNISHKII.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop.  Baths 50c, 3 for $t.00  Under Coi.u.mria Hoiel,  Phoenix, B. C   R. L. MILES, Prop.  J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE agent,  FIRE, I IKE, ACCIDENT.  Connnlstloiioi fortnfciiis; Affidavits.  Phoevix, B.  Cariniff, Hose & Deacon  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  ���������������������������������������f*  ARE NOW OPEN POR   BUSINESS  WIT H A GOOD  ASSORTMEN T OF  REMEMBER THE MAINE,  Shaving Parlors  and Bath Rooms.  MSMII-NI   I10URK   RUILD1NG.  /      Phoenix, B. C.  REWERY  ���o  Proprietors.  J WiH be ready in about  10  I days to "deliver a fine quality of Lager Beer,  Gov, Standard Avenue and Banner Street.  4   ' -  PKOEJJIX7ac.  ��� _^y_.^_T���y ,-,->,-, .^^iy.T.^u,, ji.'sirsrKr.'-^^r-���.���;.���[���]_^ t !���y��  OOOOOOOOOOOOOCfOOOOCOOOOOOO  When you want a meal  that Avill remind you'  of your old home,  away back east  don't forget the  Builders Hardware and Shelf Goods.  \ ^ A large Assortment of TINWARE und GRANITE-  WARE. LAMPS, GLOBES , and COAL OIL.  A first-class  Tinshop  and Plumbing in connection. '  Tin Roofing a Specialty.  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  lffSJaV_N_N~>_Sirs_N_X_N_b^^  Tie Yale-Columbia, Lumber Co,  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lemfcer, Lath, Sningles,  Mo-ldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Locaii.d as Follows:  Nakusp  Robson.   .  Rossiand  Ymir  Greenwood-  yards.  mill and yard  -Gen'I office���mill and  Phoeniv  Eholt No. i  Eholt No. 2  Deadwood  Rock Creek  Long Lake  mill and yard,  The Coming Rossiand of  the Boundary Country.  .250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines.  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property.  i  Dominion Ave.,  /   Phoenix, B. C.  w  Meals  Seirved at All   Hours  HAWTHORNE & BROWN  Proprietors,  We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  OOOOOOOOOOOOOQOOOOO-QOOO^  ^W^fll B _i W~_V *.(���__. mm _. ^  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B   jOLE AOrNTii I-0R  J HI-   Ol Rossiand,  t'10  Largest Brewer) in ���nti,!i Colum'ma.  ���5LNERAL   EXPORT  AGtNl.S   RE1CHS-  QULLLEN  Sclters   Natural   Mineral Water,  Wll SDAOLV, GlRMW'V.  O  JAS. McORKATlT &  CO..  il  Prop  '"���>-.  ���o o-  For Prices'an:? Terms, apply to  if f. HOI  ���>0<>0<>00-OK><>&<H>0<f*���K><><KM>^  4- .^v  mmsssl&m��**  TSSBSsmsmsmssssm  PVTRSSS&Sm&mmsxssaiBGip,

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