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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 24, 1906

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 ���^ <w.  i  i  3  %  4  1  '���3  : |  J  J*  if  it  i   *���  is,  *�� 15  4  -_.  I ���*  ���1  4  1  ���fl  ���V.  t  1 *T-  y'^  V  ���Si'  f ir B 23 \W  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp  of Boundary,  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  1P*^T��&^  "���os     i  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY  24,     .9o6.  No.    is  ..OUR..  Tea and 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 Indq-Ceylon Teas, Grei^n or Black,  50c and 6oc per lb.  UPTON'S Pure Ceylon Teas.    No. i,  75c; No. 2, 60c per lb.  BLUE  RIBBON 1  MONSOON r Need no recommendation.    .     50c per lb.  RAM LALS J  BULK. TEAS���Black���Ceylon, Indian, China and Japan, from  25c to 50c per lb.  BULK   TEAS���Green���Japan.      Spider   Leg,   Basket   Fired,  Gunpowder, Uncolored Japan, 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 and 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.  Buy pur teas ana corns here and  gel Satisfaction all the lime.  __J  rtfJEr     BMG     iSTOttE,  A. B. Jackson, general agent of the  Burlington railway at Spokane, was a  visitor in the city this week.  Manager J. E. McAllister, of the B.  C. Copper Co., returned Saturday to  Greenwood from a trip to Victoria.  M. H. Murtha, trainmaster of the  Spokane Falls and Northern system,  was over from Northport this week.  John B. Boyle who took bis wife  to Vancouver last week, returned last  night, having also visited   Rossiand.  Capt. George Smith, locomotive engineer at the Granby mines, returned  Thursday from a ten days' trip to  Nelson.  Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mcintosh were  called to near Spokane by Sunday's  train, to attend the funeral cf Mrs.  Mcintosh's sister.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges is visiting  her sister in Indian Territory, and will  also go to Kansas City, St. Louis and  other places before returning to the  Boundary.  H. P. Dickinson, of Rossiand, agent  for the Giant Powder Co., Con., was  a visitor in the Boundary this week,  and called on his big customers, the  mining companies.  Alex Miller, of Greenwood, who is  extensively interested in several high  grade properties, returned this week  from a several weeks' trip to Chicago  and other eastern points.  George Doubleday, of New York,  vice-president of the Ingersoll-Rand  Co., was a recent visitor in the Boun-  daty, accompanied by R. P. Williams,  of Rossiand, the well known machinery  man.  O. B. Smith, Jr., of the Granby  mines, spent two or three days in Nelson this week, going there to attend  the Hill suit against the company,  which was practically thrown out of  court.  B. C. COPPER  $191,828 SURPLUS  Annual Meeting Was Held in  New York  CITY COUNCIL  ' ROUTINE WORK  meeting  present  Oxley,  Mayor  New-  Plant  Capacity   50,000  Tons Monthly.  At the annual meeting held a few  days ago at the company's offices in  New York, the annual report of the  British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd.,  for the year ending November 30th,  1905, was submitted, showing net profits of $102,907 aud a profit and loss  surplus of $191,828.  The company's balance sheet -as of  November 30th, 1905, compares as  follows :  Assets.  1905 1904  Mining property, mines,  smelter.build-  ings, machinery, real estate, etc $1,751,306 $i,5So,78i  Greenwood  City bonds..  Supplies on hand  Acts, receivable  Cash on  hand  and in banks  96,859  i36>384  26,909  3,600  122,947  53.282  18,818  p  For..,.  Saturday  Cauliflower       Lettuce  Green Onions   Radishes  Spinach, etc.  Fresh Ranch Eyys daily, 5oc doz.  Remember our . . .  APPLES  are still in first-class   shape,  varieties,   $2.���>0  box  ardware  Clarence 1). Goepel, of Nelson,  Canadian agent for the Maple Leaf  brand of gutta percha blasting fuse,  was here Wednesday, on his first trip  through the Boundary, being much  pleased with the outlook for this section.  Darcy Weatherbe, field man for the  Mining and Scientific Press, of San  Francisco, was a visitor in camp last  Saturday, and took a look at theGran-  oy mines. He also visited the B. C.  Copper and Granby smelters. Mr.  Weatherbe is a technical man of ten  years' experience in Nova Scotia, and  will represent his paper from Mexico  :o the Yukon.  Total $2,011,448 $1,779,428  Liabilities.  Capital     stock  (issued) $1,765,000 $1,576,750  Acts, payable.        54,620        110,107  Bills payable.. .... 3,650  Profit and ioss  surplus       191,828 88,921  Boundary Side Lights  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.  According to all reports, the C.P.R.  is preparing to begin active construction on its line west from Midway this  spring.  Grand Forks has established a nine  hour day for   street work,   instead   of  ten, as heretofore, pay  to  be 30 cents  per hour.  Lots are selling in the new town of  Franklin City, in Franklin camp, and  James Anderson has applied for a  hotel license for that location.  James Bruno, an employee of the  Granby smelter, had his collar bone  broken last week by being caught between a wall and a feed car of No. 6  furnace.  Married, at Grand Forks, February  20th, by Rev. Father Bedard, of  Greenwood, Miss Kate Hanley, of  Seattle, and Michael Tompkins, the  itter being an old employee of the  Granby smelter.  Alderman II. Bunting and W. B.  Fleming have l> en appointed license  commissioners for Greenwood, and  Alderman Robert Mathison and James  Sutherland have been appointed polic"  commissioners of the same city.  Midway already announces a >.fth  of May celebration in that town, and  inasmuch as there are likely to be  many things doing thereabouts 6"y that  time, there is no reason why it should  not be a success. There is nothing  like starting in good time.  Martin Burrell, editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette, will represent the Kootenay Fruit Growers' Association at the  Dominion fruit growers' convention to  be held at Ottawa the latter part of  March, under the presidency of Hon.  S. A. Fisher, minister of agriculture.  The estimate for construction and  repairs on C.P.R. lines of the Kootenay division during 1906 amounts to  about $500,000. A large proportion  of this sum is intended for the.strengthening or renewal of bridges on that  portion of the road in the Boundary  country.  Grand Forks people are pleased at  the announcement that the Kettle Valley lines will extend its road up the  North Fork of Kettle river this Spring  and summer. This line will be brought  across Kettle river shortly and a new  station built in the heart of the city���  the Great Northern and C. P. R. stations being on the outskirts.  Total $2,011,448 $1,779,428  From Boston comes the information  that the annual report of the Bntisb  Columbia Copper Co. shows net profits for the year ended November 30th,  1905, of $102,907. Balance on December ist, 1904, was $88,921, making surplus oP$ 101,828..  President Underwood is reported as  saying: Against our profits for the  past year have been charged large  sums for the extensive developments  which have been going on in preparation for trebling the output of the  Mother Lode mine.  Development work has disclosed  large bodies of ore of higher grade than  that upon which we have been operating. This ore will become available  upon the completion of the company's  new smelting plant. The machinery  for this plant has all been contracted  for, deliveries to begin the latter part  of March, and complete installation is  expected during the coming summer.  The new plant will have a capacity of  50,000 tons per month as compared  with 18,000 tons per month with the  present plant. Both the mines and  smelting plant will have full electrical  equipment.  The company is entirely free from  debt with the exception of current bills  at the mines and smelter. During the  year there have been sold 37,500  shares of treasury stock, proceeds of  which have been spent upon the new  properties and plant.  It may be stated that over $93,000  was spent during the year for development work, all of which was charged  to operating expenses.  J. Marshall Appointed Acting  Mayor.  At Wednesday's bi-weekly  of the city council there were  Aldermen Marshall, Brown,  Kane and McKenzie. As  Rumberger is absent from the city  Alderman Marshall was appoinied as  acting mayor and took the chair. Drs.  Gordon and Boucher sent in their account for acting as medical health officers for the city from December 15th  to February 21st, amounting to $1,000,  accompanied by tbeii resignation  which latter was accepted. Tbe account was laid over, the communication accompanying it being as follows :  Phoenix, B.C., Feb. 21, 1906.  His' Worship the Mayor, and City  Council, of Phoenix.  Sirs:���We have the honor to report  on work accomplished re the recent  epidemic of typhoid and resign our appointments as medical health officers.  As to the sewerage situation, we  have wired to Dr. Fagan, the secretary  of the Provincial Board of health, and  received word from him that it will  take time to send us a sanitary engineer,  and till such time as he could be consulted with we deem it advisable to  make no recommendation, but leave  lhe mattei in your hands and in the  hands of the city medical health officer,  should you appomt one.  We have the honor to be, sirs,  Your obedient servants,  R. B. Boucher,  G. S. Gordon.  The clerk was directed to write to  the minister of mine; regarding the  regulation of the location of powder  magazines near the city. This was  done at the advice of Solicitor Gray.  Chief of Police Flood and Officer  Docksteader were authorized to collect  the dog taxes. Mr. Flood presented  a communication from the brass band,  asking for aid to purchase instruments,  and it was laid over.  A communication was read from the  provincial secretary notifying the council of the appointment of W. H. Docksteader as provincial constable without  salary as long as he should be chief of  police. Mr. Docksteader enjoyed his  new honors exactly 24 hours, when  Mr. Flood was appointed chief.  On recommendation of the   finance  committee, the following accounts were  ordered paid :    M. Mclntyre, $44.85;  Brooklyn hotel,   $315;   Pioneer  Co., $2S; Dr. Bruere, $210.  MR. HODGES  AT VICTORIA  Testified  in the  Power  troversy.  Con-  Mining Notes  Eight Hour Smelter   Bill Defeated.  Pub.  Orfanlziflf a Brags Band.  There has lately been a feeling that  a brass band should be organized in  this city, and Monday evening the  movement resulted in a meeting at the  city hall to consider the matter, when  it was found that at least 25 old bandsmen are now residing here. The  meeting was enthusiastic, J. A. Mc  Master being chairman and M. V.  Sherbino being elected secretary, and  a number of speeches being made.  After deciding that the time was propitious for taking up such an organization, it was decided to call it the  Phoenix Fire Department Band, and  to proceed at once with the securing of  the necessary funds for purchasing instruments, the committee for this purpose being J. A. McMaster, C. H.  F'lood, W. Pierce and M. V. Sherbino.  The instruments needed will cost from  $450 to $550, and this amount it is  expected to raise without great-trouble.  A committee on permanent organization, consisting of W. H. Docksteader,  J. Marshall and J. A. McMaster, was  appointed, and another meeting for  the purpose indicated was called for  Monday, March Sth.  Before ibe Tariff Commission.  Last summer when the Dominion  tariff commission was in the Boundary  on its western tour, and took testimony  here regarding the lessening or abolishing of duty on certain imports  which could not be obtained in Can  uda, it was arranged that further details should be presented to the com  mission at Ottawa. J. E. McAllister,  manager of the British Columbia Copper Co., will probably leave for Ottawa  today for the purpose of presenting  the mattter to the commission.  Plaintiffs Lost Both Cases.  Two suits for Damages were heard  before Mr. Justice Duff at the Nelson  assizes this week, and in both cases  the plaintiffs lost. The first of the  two cases was that of John Dale against  the B. C. Telephone Co. for $4,000  damages, on account of injuries received  last June by running into a telephone  pole near the first milk ranch below  the city. The learned judge practically  said, after hearing the evidence of the  plaintiff and his witness and declining  to allow the witnesses for defense to  be called, that there was no case, and  gave judgment for defendant.  Mr. Hill sued the Granby Co for  damages for the death of his son, Vernon Hill, who was killed at the Granby mines some months ago, while acting as brakeman on an ore train in the  No. 2 tunnel. Evidence was given for  the plaintiff, and the judge would not  tiear the defence, taking the case from  the jury, which had been drawn, saying lhat it was a case of contributory  negligence, or words to that effect, and  deciding for the delendant.  Deputy Collector Appointed.  William Delahay, the customs collector here, has recently been appointed  deputy inland revenue collector for  I'hoenix, and reports to J. E. Miller,  the inland revenue collector at Vancouver. While the amount of inland  revenue collections here is not large,  it is a great convenience to those interested to do this business with a  resident collector, rather than one located some miles distant at Greenwood  or Grand Forks. Although there is  no large demand at present for a  bonded warehouse here, this will  doubtless be arranged for in due time.  Mr. Delahay's first duty in his new  office was collecting the revenue on a  car load of malt, which arrived here  this week for the I'hoenix Brewing Co.  ��� A. B. W. Hodges, general superintendent of the Granby Consolidated,  returned last Wednesday, having spent  the last week or ten days on a trip to  Victoria, where he went to testify before the private bills committee of tbe  legislature, regarding the necessity of  allowing the West Kootenay Powt r &  Light Co. furnish electrical power for  the Boundary mines and smelters.  Besides Mr. Hodges, Manager J. E.  McAllister, of the B. C. Copper Co.,  and President Warner Miiler, of the  Dominion Copper Co., gave evidence,  and F. E. Begg, of London, England,  and Manager Fowler and Wm. Ander  son spoke for the Cascade concern,  which is seeking to curtail or prevent  the supplying of power in the Boundary by the West Kootenay Co.  The claim was and is made by the  Cascade people that permitting the  other company to furnish power here  would mean the practical wiping out of  the Cascade company, and at first they  claimed that they could supply the  needed power. When the testimony  of the smelter officials was given, however, the Cascade people were forced  to acknowledge that their abilities in  the electrical power line are not equal  to the demand, and would be far behind the demand in a short time-���so  great will be the increase this year by  all three Boundary smelters and their  mines  Before the committee this week,  when the final hearing was had, it was  proposed to let the Cascade company  distribute the surplus power that that  company itself could not generate, it  being acknowledged that such an arrangement would be a good thing for  the Cascade company, but to the contrary for the West Kootenay concern.  The committee has now taken all the  testimony wanted, and the matter will  come before the legislature for final  action.  There is no special disposition to do  anything to wipe out the Cascade concern's investment, but it is felt generally that the other company must be  permitted to do business in the Boundary, and that the march of progress  in mining and imelting in the Boundary must not be hampered in future  by lack of power���especially when it  can be readily had.  Regarding the eight-hour smelter  bill, the smelter superintendents who  were at the capital did not overlook  that. They were given to understand  by both government and opposition  last summer, that if the matter was not  arranged between the employees and  the employers before this session ofthe  legislative assembly, such a bill would  likely be introduced. The employers  now feel that, the matter having been  satisfactorily and amicably arranged before the legislature met, it is unwise to  go into the question with statutes.  When the vote on the bill was called  on this week Thursday, it was defeated  by 20 to 14.  Driving the long tunnel on the Gold  Bug is still being continued.  Last week, in one certain 24 hours,  the Great Northern took out 60 cars  of Granby ore, or over 3,000 tons.  One day this week the Granby  smelter treated 2,850 tons of ore, being high water mark for this smelter.  About 500 feet of diamond drill  work have so far been done on the  Belts and Hesperus group, which will  be continued for the present.  A Boston financial authority asserts  that Granby shares are now on a six  per cen' dividend basis, and seems to  expect three per cent semi-annual  dividends hereafter.  The Rossiand Miner states that before the end of 1906 the Granby Co.  will be using 5,000 h.p., the B.C. Copper Co., 2,000 h p., and the Dominion  Copper Co, 2,000 h.p.  In the tunnel being driven on the  Iron Clad, Wellington camp, good  galena ore has been encountered. The  owners are \V. J. Porter, G, W. Rumberger and Jack Farrell.  It is expected that more work will  be done this spring on the Monte  Ciisto group, north of the city, acquir  ed some time ago by the Granby Co.,  to prove the ore bodies.  It is expected that the work of excavating for the extensive enlargements  at the B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter at  Greenwood will be started next Monday, and be pushed vigorously till  completed.  A rich find of ore is reported from  the B. C. mine located near West-  bridge, 30 miles west of Midway. The  vein runs from one to four feet in  width, and carries as high as $1,978  per ton in gold and silver.  A piece of giant powder went off in  one of the furnaces of the Dominion  smelter at Boundary Falls last week,  damaging one of the water jackets and  requiring repairs. Occasionally this  happens in nearly all smelters.  The work of starting shipments from  the Granby's Gold Drop mine has been  somewhat .delayed by trouble in  promptly getting timber for the tramway, ore bins, etc.-. Lumber is coming  in now, however, and in about a  month, the Gold Drop will be shipping over the C. P. R., thus relieving  the strain on the main Granby mines.  Completing tbe Opera House.  Phoenix Miners' Union No. S has  decided to complete the lower floor or  opera house portion of the large building as soon as possible, so that it may  become a revenue producer at the  earliest possible date. This week a  force of six mtn was set to work on  the interior, and it is hoped that in  about a mnnth it can be put in shape  so that it can be used, even if not  then entirely completed.  This far the union has spent $18,000  on the building, and when the opera  house is fin illy and completely finished  as intended, it will stand the union  something like $20,000���a credit alike  to the union and to the city. Secretary Pickard states that there are still  a few shares ef the building stock  which can be had by anyone interested.  Latest Prices in Metals.  N'kw York���Copper, electrolytic, $17.-  5(i:*18.50; lake. *I7.75@ $18.60  Bar Silver.W-s  Lea.1. $5.35 lo to 40.  1'EBRUARY   17,   '06  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  I'he followm,. table gives the ore shipments  o(  lioundarv   mines   lor 1900,  for 1901, 10- ,  1902, for 1903, for 1004, for 1905. ami 1906, as reported to the Phoenir Pioueer-  Machlnerv for Napoleon.  It appears that the B. C. Copper  Co. is well pleased with the results of  shipments of ore from the Napoleon  mine, at Boyd's, near Marcus, Wash.,  on which they have a bond, and which  is being actively operated in charge of  Harry Johns The sulphur contents  of the ore are most acceptable as a  flux, and the ore has been sent to both  the B. C. Copper and Dominion snielters. A small development plant has  recently been installed at tbe mine,  consisting of a live-drill Rand compressor, 50 h.p. boiler, etc. The ore  is hauled on wagons or sleighs to the  railway siding, but the surveys have  been made for both gravity und aerial  trams. The long tunnel is now in  over 200 feet.  Camp.   Pliocmx   Phoenix  .Deadwood  .Deudwood  1900  ��4,553  397  <1  O  O MINK.  j ,, Granby Mines....  , Snowshoe   tB. C Cupper Co.  Mother I.o<lc..  Bonnie Belle   Dominion Copper Co.  Brookly n-Stem wnd r.. Phoenix  Raw hide I'hoenix  Sunset Dead wood  Mountain Rose Sum 1:1 it  Athelslan-Jactpol^Weilnntn.  Morrison Deadwood  11. C. Mine Summit  K. Bell Summit  Hmraa Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King  Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  ^ Golden Crown Wellington  V King Solomon VV. Copper  4} 3ig Copper W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Loug Lake  Carmi Weat Hork  Providence Providence  Klkhoru  Providence  Strath mole Providence  Prince Henry _ Skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  E. P. U. Mine Skyliu k  Bay  Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylaik  Helen  Greeuwood  Ruby Houndary Vails  Republic Boundary Hulls  Miscellaneous       3,230  Total, tons     96,000  Smelter treatment���  t.rauby Co     62.387  B. C. Copper Co....   Dominion   Coppei Co   1901  13'.70.  1902  309.S5S  2U,5o0  '903  393.7'3  71,21 i  1904  549.703  1905  6S3.SS9  1906  ���^7.335  Past  Week  li.ioS ,  5.34��      99,��W     I4.,3">    '3a.��79     174.29s     >74.S��7     20,068      2.J92 ^  I  ��02  550  47.405  7.455  15.731  5.046  3339  19.305  i'.ibo  3.070  3.'5��  1.759  4.586  150  ��� 4,3"  560  S.SjO  19,494  6so  22,937  15.537  363  3.4SO  222  164  2,435  i,o to  7S5  6-15  0-6  2,350  S7S  482  2,060  S90  219  <*5  2..CO  35��  160  993  400  726  335  53  167  300  80  55 73'  25,108  3.056  4,747  9.4S5  3.U07  ���,833  33  ljo  lo.SS-y  2,260  6.S43  39<>  J.73J  3.S64  2,120 <  175  633  77  495  330  3.45��  390,800  330,Sf:H  11 7,011  325  5oS,S7o  311, mo  l4rS,0OO  500  401.921  10.',913  13'.57o  750  S 29,Sty*  596,35 2  .'lo.l.ij  ���������IO.-.3"  30  770  IfO  535  689  255  73  20  40  90  80  5��>  230  ���5  9,v;,5'"   iS��.7(./5    M '*>  1.W.1 I',  .-',r>;6  29,i"l   i >   : < i  ..:... <��   I��  .���.. 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Three Reasons Why
TEA excels all other teas:
First:   Because it is grown in the best gardens
in India and Ceylon.
Second:    Because it is blended by competent
and experienced men,
THird:   Because great care and cleanliness are
exercised in its packing.
The    PhoeniX    Pioneer  »d «nHnuni«y, there are   things hap-
penults that are worthy of note.    One
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Mints That "Make  Good."
In the world of business much admiration is, usually expressed for tht
man who has made good, as the expression goes: that is, for one who has
made a success of his vocation, and
has done it honestly and straightforwardly. And it is well that it should
be.so. Statisticians inform us that
about 95 per cent of the business men
of the world, sooner or later, at least
once in their lives, are unsuccessful,
but that they usually get on their feet
Probably as great a percentage of
the mineral claims that are located fail
, to make good, from one reason or another. Undoubtedly the vast majority
have little of value in them, but it is
equally certain that many that have
not been profitable have not Oeen
given either the adequate financial or
technical management. The proper
mixture of brains and capital is as
essential in mining as it is many vocation, perhaps more so. How many
companies in British Columbia, lor in-,
stance, would have made a success of
the Granby mines ? We know that
few would have done so.
In the Boundary, perhaps as much
or more than in any other part of British Columbia, are numbers of mines
that have made good, or are in the
process thereof. And if we mistake
not, as the years roll around the number of such propei ties will be known in
increasing measure. This is a good
thing for the Boundary and a good
thing lor British Columbia, and a good
thing for those who placed their iinan-
. cial faith here. Not every hole in the t0 be 6o>0o°
ground in the Boundary is a mine, by
a good deal, but the proportion is
greater here than in most sections, be
it remarked. It meant and means
vast amounts of capital invested, and
•the best metallurgical skill combined
with business-like management, but it
has won here and will continue to win
and to make good.
penmg that are worthy
these is the liberal exercising of the
privilege, by members of His Majesty's
loyal opposition, of asking questions
regarding the conduct cf the business
of the g(ivernment--which, of course,
the government is bound to answer.
Some of the queries made are of the
most puerile kind, and on the face of
them can hardly have been asked for
purposes of information only.
For instance, there is good, old,
honest John Oliver,the wealthy farmer-
member from Delta—the man who
has always had a sore spot because he
was not asked to form a government
in the place of the Hon. Richard McBride. Mr. Oliver has succeeded in
using up more time of the legislature
in asking questions, and in securing
the answers thereto, than perhaps any
other member this session. If the
premier, or any government official,
found it needful during the past year
to travel on government business. Mr.
Oliver, if not some other opposition
member, wishes to know what the
premier paid for his sleeper or his
meals, or any and every other thing—
he wants to know all about it, and according to usage, he gets the information, useless though it may be. And
so on, through a whole list of foolish
questions, taking up valuable time
that might be much more profitably
One would think that even the opposition would get tired of that method
of earning their indemnity, but they
seem to enjoy it hugely—and then it
gives the government.clerks something
extra to do to look up the data required, it would appear, also, that
the members of the opposition have a
great fear that there is a lot of graft
about the government. Is it not about
time to put a stop to such boyish, obstructive tactics.
MAKES $67,327.54
Net    Profits    for    the    Year
Annual  Meeting  in Spokane
Last Week.
It took three years of hard work to
get a custom house established here,
but persistence won, and the office is
one of the best paying small offices in
the province. It took a year to secure
mail service over the Great Northern
to Phoenix, and again persistence won
in a righteous cause. It pays to advertise a good thing.
The International Coal & Coke
Company, of Coleman, made a net
profit in 1905 of $67,327.54 and has
now a total surplus in its profit and
loss accouni of $201,527.69. No
dividend has yet been declared for the
year. The company is capitalized for
$3,000,000, of which $2,Soo,ooo has
been issued. The lisseis, including
coal lands, development, plant, real
estate, warehouse, stuck, cash, insurance paid, accounts rccceivabl-.-, and
coal in the tipple, .un-nint in value tu
$3o-7>2S3-39- I nc liabilities iu addition lo the   stuck   issued, amount lo
The company owns 4,000 acres ol
land, extending seven miles alung
seams of coal, two of ihem S anil 13
feet wide respectively. The present
output is about 1,000. tons daily.
About 300 miners are employed, all
of whom live in the town of Coleman,
which has Soo inhabitants, a good
water system, electric lights, and thoroughly modem sanitation. The coal
cars are operated by compressed air.
As the veins lie along ihe banks of
Old Man river, a distance of 4,000
feet in from the river bank, give a
depth of 700 feet.
The company began operations in
October, 1904, and has made a profit
from the start. The big balance for
1905 was made despite the shut down
of three months on account of laboi
troubles. During 1905 the output
was 173,032 tons, and the operating
expenses were $237,029.11. During
the year $39,272.80 was spent on new
plant and equipment.
The company is composed mainly
of Canadians. The annual general
meeting was held in Spokane last week
Thursday. All the officers were reelected, as follows : President, Alfred
C. Flumerfelt; vice-president, general
manager and treasurer, Homer N.
Galer; secretary, William G. Gruves;
directors, the above-named and D.
Shults, and Clement S. Houghton.
Things Talked of at
homrand kl.sewhkrk
Good advertising is the antithesis of
The best advertising is the persistent kind.
It is as important that a house keep
faith in fulfilling its advertisments as it
is iu advertising at all.
If a merchant has things for sale
and is averse to having the public
know of it the public is not apt to become inquisitive.
Somebody reads every line of every
advertisement. Possibly no one person sits down and methodically goes
over every paragraph or division of the
advertisements, but each paragraph
and section will "hit" some one.
Cranbrook proposes to secure a city
Vancouver's population is estimated
They Watit To  Khow.
Nelson intends to advertise vigorously for tourist traffic.
It is said the York Loan Company
will pay 66 cerits on the dollar.
Revelstoke is securing considerable
advertising from the great Deutschman
caves near there.
Cranbrook is to secure about $3,000
government .t'd—half the cost of a city
hall and public building.
Dr. Fa; an, lhe energetic secretary
ol the Provincial Board of Health, is
planning a vigorous crusade against
While the average weekly newspaper
throughout   the   province  can   hardly; c „ „ „
" ' ,- 1     1 •        V     At the conference of C.P.R.   west-
print complete reports of the doings of em   offici..|S)   recc.,n|y   held  at Field,
the legislative  assembly,  especially   if there were 68 present, and   matters of
lhat paper docs justice to its own town  general interest were discussed.
The Spokane Outburst, in its last
issue, has the following under the
head, "Those Humming Mines :"
"The Spokesman-Review says the
Boundary mines are 'humming.' Something else must be doing likewise, for,
according to the Review, the Boundary
is shipping ore at the rate of a million
and a quarter tons per day. Prodigious! When that is divided up among
the few hundred miners working in the
Boundary district, we only appreciate
the strenuosity of the miner's life—
either that, or the Review does not
know what it is talking about.
.'   act
When we recall the fale of that New
York man who became insane because
possessed of two much filthy lucre, we
are convinced that it is the part of
wisdom to stick to the publishing business and avoid a similar fate.
A. S. Hood, the realty and insurance agent, reports that the prospects
for the ereccion of new buildings this
year are more than bright, plans for
some of them being now arranged.
One two or three story structure will
probably be built on Knob Hill avenue
for business purposes, and work should
be under way in a short time. There
is also probability that other business
places will be erected on that avenue.
In addition to those that'are projected,
others are being talked of, to say nothing of several residences that announcements have been made will be
built. A deal is under way for the
transfer of a business property on Dominion avenue, and it is known that
P. Burns & Co., Ltd., would be more
than willing to build a large central
market if the right arrangements for
the site can be arrangd. The Miners'
Union will also doubtless, in due
course, proceed with the finishing of
the commodious opera house part of
their splendid structure. Taking it
altogether, the sound ol the hammer
and saw will be heard again in no
small degree in Phoenix this year.
Recently the Pioneer received a
check from an Iowa bank, drawn on a
Chicago banking institution, for the
sum of only 25 cents, in payment for
a copy of the recently issued l.ohday
Number of this weekly. Now, as the
cost of cashing outside checks is about
25 cents, the question arises as to
what the editor of the Pioneer will do
with all this money. Receiving such
a large sum all at once, and in such a
tangible form, is ralher embarrassing.
Probably, however, it might be as well
to frame and hang the check in the
priming palace, is a warning to all and
sundry how not to do it.
Seriously, however, the Pioneer has
received many different kinds of
money, so-called, for copies of that
Holiday Number, which really seems
to have caught on from the Atlantic to
the Pacific. Here's another. A Chicago man sent us some U.S. stamps
together with a Province of Quebec
registration ten cent stamp, which latter
was evidently in use before confederation. Another man in Ontario sends
us shinplasters for the Holiday edition,
etc., etc. But everyone of them had
the big number sent to them. Incidentally, there a few copies of the Holiday
Number left, and if the reader has
anything that resembles money—even
as aforesaid—he cannot invest it better
than in sending some of these copies
to his friends in the east, to let them
know what kind of a country he is
living in. A-idefrom personal matters,
it claims f> tell the whole story, and if
fiiends o!" ih j paper are to be believed,
it pretty nearly accomplishes what it
aimed at.    They can   be had   of  any
Boundary newsdealer.
The Spokane Chronicle gravely asks
in two-inch   letters   on   the first page,
"Will  Jay P. Graves build a line from
Spokane to the Sound ?"    And then it
proceeds to elucidate why it, thinks the
manager of Granby Consolidated may
do this, having  floated   a little matter
of $15,000,000   in   the   east   for   this
purpose.       Possibly,   after    all,    Mr.
Graves   may run   a   trolley   line   from
Spokane fo Phoenix Just to show what
may be done, and then give us .a third
The Nelson Daily News strongly
opposes that city accepting any money
from Andrew Carnegie for the construction of a free library in that town. At
one time or another Mr. Carnegie said
things about Canada that the Nelson
News did not like, and so forsooth,
none of the Carnegie millions shall be
spent in Nelson if the News can help
it. What difference does it make to
the average man or woman, who might
use such a library to the greatest possible advantage, what Mr. Carnegie
thought or said ? Is not the library
just as useful, whether he did or did
not say those things—and doubtless
he is credited with statements that he
never uttered.
Wt have no small admiration for
the News, we must confess. Its editor
deserves success, and is gradually hewing it out. It has printed things that
we thought were much out of place,
but then we do not quit reading it on
that account. We hope we are too
sensible for such a policy. And if
Andrew Carnegie or the Daily News
wishes to build a public library in
Phoenix, let him come on. He'll get
a good Scotch welcome and a free site
thrown into the bargain.
H. J. Mathewson, editor of the
Blairmore Times, had a sad duty to
perform last week, when he wrote his
late wife's obituary notice.
j  B. C. MINING j
In January the Nelson smelter produced 581 tons of lead.
D. R. Young is boosting the British
Empire mine, near Vernon
The ore body in the LeRoi No. 2,
Rossiand, is 1200 feet in length.
In 1905 the Crow's Nest Pass Coal
Co. made a net profit of $398,898.68.
The International Coal & Coke Co.
recently shipped 1250 tons in one day.
The cleanup of the Eva mill for the
January run has resulted in a gold
brick worth $4,800.
Last week the St. Eugene paid out
$32,000 in wages—the largest monthly
I ayday in its history.
Tho C.P.R. has ordered 500 new-
steel drop-bottom gondolas for use in
the Crow's Nest section.
Another carload of machinery has
arrived lor the La Plata mine, and the
concentrator will now soon be in operation.
A syndic ite of Nelson men, having
secured control of the Majestic, a Lar-
deau property, has arranged for funds
to work the mine.
The recent reduction of from $15 to
$12 per ton treatment rate, by the interior lead smelters, is a great incentive to the silver-lead miners.
The lessees of the North Star, in
East Kootenay, which was reported
worked out two or three times, are
making regular shipments of good ore.
So far this year the mines of
Kootenay and Boundary have produced some 250,000 tons of ore, of which
amount Boundary mines shipped 180,-
000 tons.
Windy Arm, in upper B.C., is being
much talked about for silver-lead discoveries. Scores are flocking in, and
the new camps appear to have all the
characteristics of the early Slocan
boom. The ores are rich, and capital
is being invested on a large scale.
Capital $3,000,000.00
Reserve ,$r,500,000 00
Forty-Seven Offices in Canada
After trying all other kinds of beer those who
want the best come back to the Old Reliable
Made in the Largest Brewery in the world,
jts sales exceed that of all others. The only
Beer, and ALWAYS  PURE.
Jas. McGreath,
Boundary Agent       -       -       "      Greenwood, B. C.
Phoenix Livery Stable
William R. Matheson. pfop.
Delivered to any part of the city. . f
Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public I
patronage solicited.     'Phone 37. i
Gait Coal
delivered to any part of
the city.
Hay. Grain,
Oats, Wheat, Feed.etc.
Large stock.
_£        Good Dty Wood.        _£
tyomiuUsloiictr for taking Affidavit)..
Phoenix, B. _
Hotel Balmoral n..„
Cor. First—Knob Hill Ave.   I HOENIX, B. f_.
Kins Ed ward Lodge, No.36
A. F. and A.M.
Kcgular communication 8 p. n,. Sec
011U Thursday ofcacli month,'
Knic.rK<.nt liK-ctint-K nscallt-ihMoBoiiic
Hall, Mcliole llloclc. 1C
D. ll.MORKII.t., R. B. BOCCHEK, M.I).
Sccrctarv. W.ii.
I. O. O. F.
Meets every Monday Kveniug  ut Miners' Hall
Visiting brethren cordially invited.
Chas. McCague, N. CI.
Uko. R. Mkai>. Rec. Sec'y.
Marcus Martin, l'er. Kin. Bccy
amo union Pacific
Salt Lake and Denver.
Two Trains Daily.
Stuanieliip tickets to Europe and utliei
foreign countries.
Spokane Time Schedule.
Effective Nov. « 1903
7.jja. m. HAST MAIL—To and from
Cocurd'Alcnc district, 1'M.rm-
iiiKlou Garlield > ulfaa Puil-
nian, *Moscow, •Ponieroy,
WaltHl.tiiK. Dayton, Wa 11 a
Walla, Peiul ctou, Baker City
and all points Kast 8.00
lyo p. 111. EXPRESS— For Eariiilngtou
Garfield, Colfax, Pullman
Moscovr.I.eivistoii .Portland
San Hrancisco, Hakcr City
and ail points EAST.
EXPRESS —Krom all pointa
East, Hakcr City, Sun Francisco, Pottlatifl, Colfax, Car-
field and Kariuingtou H.4..M.1,,
•Except Sunday.
San Franeiat.o-I'urtlttiiil ltnnte.
Steamers sail from Aiusworth doc*, Portland
at 8 p. ill. aud from Spear Street wharf, SauPrin
Cisco, al 10 a. in. every five days.
Kor further Information  as to rntca, tunc
trains, equipment, etc.. address
GEO. J. MOHLKR,General Agent,
Riverside Ave.. Spokane. Waah
Knob Hill Ave.,       "Vdd&on"        Phoenix, B. C.
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j    Greenwood StagfC 'L-Hl©
Leave Phoenix
Leave Greenwood
Standard Time
Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.
I. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.
Phoenix Shoe Shop.
All   Work Guaranteed.
Imported Goods.
Kliop   oi)   Dominion  Avenue.
Average Prices ot Copper.
. —New York—
Electrolytic. Lake.
The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent
t'i.rough Salt Lake City, .ilenwood Springs, Leaclville, Pueblo,
Colorado Springs and Denver.
A Daylight mt Through Nature's Art Gallery
F'iissinu. r,«.«tl« Hale, Canon of Tlie Grand, TunneHBee I'ii«h,
Marshal Push and the Royal Gorjre.
7E Fast Trains Daily Bet, Ogden and Denver Jj
Equipment and Service Second to None
Foi Detailed Information, addreps
W. C. McB'UDK. Gi'tim-al A.vnt.  1-MThird Street.  PORTLAND, OREGON
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Year 12.820
12 250
13 000
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10 S5
via the
Great Northern Railway
"The Comfortable Way"
Route of the famous Oriental Limited
Kor detailed infiirmntlrni niiply to
M. M. Stephens, Agent, 0r S. G. Ykrkes, A G P A '
.   «"*"'*. B-C Scaiiiiwih.
B.ucher cut, with double rod-- nak
sole and slip. It in sltvtulard
screw, slugged around the forepart and heel anil has silver eve-
lets and stud hooks. This lino?
will stand more rough usnire than
any boot you ever put on your
common-school education, thnt arc Urea 01
working lor small wnecs, to qualify os Balariea
ad writers or show-card writers throuen ««[
Instruction by mall. Prices low; torn-in ensy: no
books to buy. Send for circular, stntlnir —hero
you saw this nd and which position you wnni.
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S THE FHOHNTX PTONEER.  I  1 1  3  i  1  Absolutely white flour makes the most  . beautiful white bread���the kind we all like.  But white bread is not necessarily pure  because it is white. To be pure it must be  made from purified  flour.  There is only ont method of making  flcur absolutely pure, and that is by electricity. No impurity can withstand the  searching, purifying work of this electrical  process.  The electrical method is employed by  every big mill in the United States.  In Canada the only flour purified by  electricity is  Royal Household Flour  that  can  be  therefore  it is the   only  flour  considered as absolutely pure.  Say "Ogilvie's  Royal   Household"   to  your grocer���he'll do the rest.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., Limited.  MONTREAL-  "Ogplvie's Book for a Cook," contains 130  pages of excellent recipes, some never before  published. Your grocer can tell you how to  get it FREE. 2  "lit 111 ""  "Pioneer Limited"  St. Paul to Chicago;  "Overland Limited"  Omaha to Chicago,  "Southwest Limited"  Kansas City to Chicago;  No train in the service of any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee &' St.  J'atil Ky. They own and operate their  o��n sleeping cars and give their patrons an excellence of service not ob  tamable elsewhere.  Hcrtlii In thfli sleepers are Longer ��� iehe-  and Wider than in similar can* 011 othei lines  T.Vy protect their trains by the Block System.  II   S. ROWK. Central A^ent.  IJ4 Third Street, Pottlaud. Oregon.  Laletl Mining   Stock Quotation*.  ASB-..5D alt.  AiuericaliBoy  ��� 1 l}.;  Hen Hur  3% 2}'.  Mack Tall  _ 3 a  B. C. Copper |io is 19 71  Canadian Gold fields  4)( 3  Cariboo. Camp McK (ex-div.)_  1)4  Center Star  35 33  Cpw'i Nest Paas Coal   Drnnro Mines  9 8  Dominion Copper  50 48  Katrvieir  j 2  Hisher Maiden _ 3 2  (iiant   2 1  Grauby Consolidated.. $1000 $9 75  International Coal  39 36  Jumbo  37 30  Morning '.lory   1  Mountain I.ion..  4 a  Montreal & Boston   North star, (K. K.) ��� 1 ��  Payne  *�� 3  Qnilp  5 4  Rambler-Cariboo     35 3.1  San Poil  lYA atf  Sullivan  8 7  St  Euqene  68 65  Tom Tliumi  2 1  War HaaleConsolidated  J3 22  Waterloo ( \ss   Paidl ��� 1 (4 t  White Krar _  iX 3  Hospital Donations  Iv.i<t of Donations received since Jan.  1st. 1005, to tht- I'hoenix General Hospital:  Ca-hfio R. Hotrell  Cieh Jas J. B. Macaulay  Cash J< A. V. Berr\  Hook Case A. K. H. Clark  He.1 I.l.i,-ii.4 iloa  Hospital Ladle*' Aid  < B��h $50 _ K T. Bank  Cash jit, jas   McCrcath  Cash Jjc. Canadian Hand DmI' Co.  Si.rliifc f'ol A. B   Hood  Montr��vrup A Vriend  '���������'rntleiimn's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. II. Boyle  (>!d l.h.rii '. Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Rooks Mrs  B. A. W. Hodices  Cash Jjo      _ A Orand forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Bollei Tutiea  Cord Wood V. Buckless  Application to Transfer Liquor License,  Notice is heteby given that we intend  to apply to the Board of Licencing Commissioners of the Corporation of the  City of Phoenix, at the next meeting,  for the transfer of the license, now held  by us, to sell liquors at retail on the  premises known as Summit Hotel, Phoenix, B.C., to Oxley & Hartman.  (Signed)  Marshall & Shea.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C this 24th day  of January. 1906.  Dally  Tourist  Sleeper  service  Effective January ist.  Tbe Best Clears sold In the  Province.  "Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms"  For sale by all good dealers  KURTZ'S   PIONEER  CIGAR   FACTORY,  148 Cordova St   W ,  VANCOUVER   .    .    BC.  WEST from Revelstoke  To Seattle, Vancouver.  EAST from Dunmore Junct.  To Toronto, Sun., Tue., Wed  Montreal, Mon., Thur.  Boston, Sat.  Fri,  St. Paul  Dai!  Standard Sleeper  Vancouver Train  Slocan  Route  Can be occupied 9 p.m.  For rates, folders  and tickets appl)  to  local agent or to  A  \V. Hai.ev,  Agent,  Phoenix, B.C.  K. J. Covi.k,  A.C.P.Agt.,  Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter  Wlsun.  , 1). 1'. A.  11 r:  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  fOB PRINTING.  vVe do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pionkbr: Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix. B.C  THE PIONEER'S  Little   Bi9gi*aph  les  Boundary Mining and Smslring Men.  VII.  R.  A. BROWN.  6:35 p in.  Hx. Sun.  Coin.eclliiK at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  a-���DAILY ovrniAND trains���a  From   Spokane  for   WliintncK, St.  IMut, |  I Minneapolis,   St.  I.oula    Chicneo and  I points east. ,  I   Kor complete information,   rates,    bertn |  I reservations, etc., call on or address,  M. M. STKl'HKNS, ABcnt.  I'hoenix  S (1   YKKKRS.A. (I. P. A.,  Seattle.]  ��r�����������"M  Trail blazer, pioneer, trapper, prospector, mining expert, orator, after-  dinner speaker, winemaker and loyal  friend���such is Robert Allen Brown,  of Grand Forks, whose interesting char  acteristics have given him almost as  great prominence as any other individual in British Columbia. The subject  of this sketch is better known under  the cognomen of "Volcanic," or "Sunset" Brown. Wherever miners gather,  mention of his name is sure to start a  series of stories, not all of them at his  expense.  To narrate the adventures and hard  ships "Volcanic" has experienced during the past twenty.years in the then  unknown interior would fill u volume.  Mr. Brown was the original locator of  the famous Sunset mine on Copper  mountain, in the Similkameen, and  which is now being jointly developed  by interests said to be allied with J. J.  Hill, president of the Great Northern  Railway, and the British Columbia  Copper Co. Mr. Brown is still the  owner of the equally famous Volcanic  ���-now Volcano���mine, situated on the  North Fork of the Kettle river, about  twelve miles north of Grand Forks.  I lis later clays have been devoted to  fighting lawsuits single handed against  a host of people, some of whom Mr.  Brown has not hesitated to describe as  "parasites of the first water." It is  worthy of note that he has never appeared in court as a plaintiff, and his  vast mineral wealth naturally resulted  in efforts on the part of various individuals to tie him up. Mr. Brown is  of a confiding and unsuspicious turn  of mind, and it is estimated by friends  that the entanglements of which he  has been the victim have cost him  over a million dollars.  At fll! events, Mr. Brown's name is  indissolubly linked with the early history of the Kootenays and the Boundary district. He was born at St.  Martin's, N.B., in 1S49.  His mother, now aged eighty-seven,  is hale and hearty. Mr. Brown is the  seventh son in a family of seventeen  children. He left school at the age of  ten, having only acquired a rudimentary education in a backwoods school.  It is Mr. Brown's proudest boast that  he is a self-educated man, and all the  knowledge on economic subjects he  subsequently acquired he ascribes to  his own original research and investigations.  Hard times prevailed in many parts  of the east, despite the fact that the  local banks possessed enormous surplus of funds. Mr. Brown determined  to study the cause of these abnormal  conditions. Discarding many of the  principles of Ricardo, John Stuart  Mill and Bonatu> Price, he started out  on an original line of investigation. He  now has arguments for the faith that is  in him. Broadly speaking, he is satisfied that the industrial and financial  systems at one stage of theit evolution  halted, and then went off at a tangent.  When Mr. Brown amasses millions out  of Volcanic, one of his missions in life  will be to straighten those lines of  curvature. Such high minded altruism  and disinterestedness is to be commended. The present system, Mr.  Brown maintains, tends to make the  rich richer and the poor poorer.  Impressed with the conviction that  honest labor had belter opportunities  in the west, Mr. Brown proceeded to  Michigan, then the greatest lumber-  producing state in the Union. This  was in 1881. Then he reached Minneapolis and Duluth, and the Lake of  the Woods country.  While the C.P.R. was tinder construction, he came further west and  prospected through the Selkirks and  Rockies for forty miles on each side of  the route. He found nothing worth  locating owing to the cost of development. Then he fashioned a ''dugout"  and floated down the Columbia to  Colville. His next objective point  was Bonner's Ferry.  In midwinter, i.SSrt, while in Colville, a Swede came in and exhibited  samples of rich free-milling gold that  he claimed he hud found on the North  Fork of the Illecillewaet. The assays  were fabulous. Al. Benoit and Joe  Mickey got the news and slatted for  the find to make locations. Brown  also got the tip. The partners went  by rail to Seattle, boat to Vancouver,  and thence by construction trains and  dogsleds to Revelstoke. On their arrival they were greeted by Brown, who  jokingly informed   them that   lie  had  taken a short cut across country on  snowshoes and had made the first  location.  Mr. Brown's acquisition of Volcanic  and his subsequent relocation of the  property are matters of history. In  order to earn sufficient funds to develop his claim and to fight lawsuits he  trapped for several winters in the region  between the North Fork and ihe Arrow lakes. He regularly visited a line  of traps stretched over a distance of a  hundred miles. At night he slept  under a piece of drilling, and trusted  to a fire to keep himself warm He  only carried one blanket.  Mr. Brown shines as an after-dinner  speaker. No banquet in the upper  country is considered complete by  many unless he is down for a speech  on the mining industry. He was  laughed at years ago when he prophesied the future greatness of the  Boundary as a mining district. "Volcanic" is still as vigorous and energetic  as ever. Of late years he has been  engaged in the manufacture of Oregon  grape wine, a famous beverage which  he describes as a panacea for every  ill. Every cent Mr. Brown makes is  devoted to fighting the lawsuits that  been brought against him.  His fame is also based on lhe advocacy of a fifteen-mile tunnel proposition. He proposes to devote his sur  plus wealth to the driving of a vast  working or bore extending through the  heart of the Boundarv district, tapping  all the mines at a depth of fifteen hundred or more feet. He is confident  that the project is feasible. Mr. Brown  is a man of big ideas who is living a  generation ahead of his time. Equally  radical views on other questions are  championed by him with a fearlessness  which is admirable. He has no use  for religion but champions a high eth  ical code. If his ideas prevailed  churches would be abolished to give  way to more schools and halls of  science.  51 r. Brown is sincere, and it is well  known that his opinions have incurred  him deep enmity. Many in the  Boundary who formerly scouted his  tunnel project as visionary, hope now  to see it realized, together with "a  string of smelters extending from the  Volcanic to Grand Forks," and a general sentiment prevails that he may live  to reap in the shadow of his declining  years the financial reward he has so  strongly merited.  Rear-Admiral Hichborn  Praises Peru  ADMIRAL'S WORDS CARRY  WEIGHT.  R  EAR-ADMIRAL   HICHBORN'   is  one   of   the   best  will    have   much  Knockers To The Left.  St. Peter sits by the heavenly gut. ���".  An.I sweetly he plays 011 his lyie;  Ami still he is singing as calmly he wnits  For those about to expire.  The  legions  of  angels, they pau-e now  and then,  To hear the sweet words of his song,  Which echoes and murmurs  Again  and  again.  And swelled by the heavenly throng:  "For  ages I've waited and sting to my  lyre,  At the doors of the region of light;  The knockers I've watched as they went  to the tire,  While  the  hustlers all turned to the  right.  The hustlers who   labored, the   hustlers  who wrought,  And gave to the city their might���  Oh, the knockers will  roast  win-re   Ihe  climate i9 hot,  But the hustlers will turn to the right.  What odds though the hustlers on earth  were bereft,  When awaits them eternal delight,  For now, when the knockers all turn  to  the left.  The hustlers come in by the right.  So go to the captain, oh hustlers,  And call for a crowii  and  garment of  white,  And  play on  your  harps   through  the  centuries all,  While the hustlers come in by ihe right.  Their voices the heavenly anthems will  swell,  In this land of the happy and bright:  The knockers get in on the ground floor  of hell,  While  the hustlers  come  in   by   tbe  right.���Glendive Review.  His   statement  concerning   Peruna  weight as it goes out into the world.  What he says is echoed by many other naval officers of  high standing.  )       WHAT THE   ADMIRAL SAYS.      |  Philip Hichborn, Rear-Admiral United States Navy,  writes from Washington, D. 0., as follows:  "After the use of Peruna for a short period, I  can now cheerfully recommend your valuable  remedy to any one who is in need of an invigorating tonic."���Philip Hichborn.  AN    EVERPRESENT   FOE.  The soldier and the sailor are especially subject to  catarrh in some form or phase.  Exposed as they are to constant changes, subject as they  are to various vicissitudes, and all kinds of climate, wet  and dry, night and day, they find catarrh to be their most  Insidious and everpres'ent foe.  In the barracks and on the field, Peruna is equally  efficacious.  Taken in lime, it will absolutely prevent catching cold.  PE-RU-NA  AN   ABSOLUTE   SPECIFIC.  Not Fit for Publication.  A Spokane school girl was required  to write an assay of 250 words about  an automobile. She submitted the  following : "My uncle bought an  automobile. He was riding out in the  country when it busted going up a  long hill. I guess this is about 50  words. The other 200 are what my  uncle said while he was walking back  to town, but they are not fit for publication."  GRFAT  NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  I'hoenix to Chicago, St. I.otiK St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, .St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omuliii, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City and Fort William at  lii'Bt class fare plus $10 for lhe round  trip. Selling dates .Inly -'ml and MiL'tift  7th, 8th and Slth, and Sept. 8th nnd 10th.  good for 90 days, but not after October  31st. lli()(>. Ton days will he allowed  from date of sale on going portion  tickets. Stop-overs- will  west of Missouri river, St.  and Fort William.  After a cold, has become established, Peruna will break  it up quicker than any other remedy known to man.  Even after a cold has become settled in some organ of  the body Peruna can be relied upon to promptly dispel it.  Peruna will cure catarrh, whether acute or chronic, but  a few doses taken in the first stages of the disease will be  more effective than when the disease has become chronic.  If you suffer from catarrh in any form, do not neglect  it. Take Peruna at one*. Delay* in. sucb matters are  dangerous.     RECOMMENDS   PE-RU-NA.  " 1 am convinced of Peruna's curative qualities and I  unhesitatingly recommend it to to all persons suffering from  catarrh."���Commodore Somerville Nicholson.  I       FROM   HIS  OWN   EXPERIENCE.      |  " The use of your Peruna as a remedy and cure for catarrh  by many of my friends who have been benefited by the same,  as well as my own experience as to its efficacy and good tonic  properties causes me to recommend it to all persons."���  Ex-Lieut. U. S. Nary, James M. Morgan.  I    PE-RU-NA CURES THROAT CATARRH.    \  "I can cheerfully recommend your remedy, Peruna, to my  friends and other sufferers as one of the best remedies I have  ever t d for catarrhal troubles of the throat and kindred  d .ases. I also consider Peruna a grand tonic."���Admiral  James A. Greer.  FOR  COUGHS AND COLDS.  " I have used your Peruna with satisfaction and can cheerfully recommend the remedy as an effective remedy for  coughs and colds."���Rear-Admiral J. A. Howell.  USED   PE-RU-NA   IN   HIS   FAMILY.  "I have used Peruna in my family with the most flattering  results.  " I can recommend your valuable remedy as a most efficient  remedy for coughs, colds and catarrh."���Col. U. S. Marine  Corps, C. J. Porter.  No remedy ever yet devised has received such unstinted  eulogy from so many renowned statesmen and military men  as Peruna.  We have on file thousands of testimonials like those given  above. We can ";ive our reader? only a glimpse of the TMt  array of endorsements Dr. Hartman is receiving.   Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then buy the. .  OLIVBB  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in tl eshortest  t itne with the greatest ease of   peration.  Write for Catalogi  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phoen.x,  B. C.  TfuV  * ���  T*ade    Ma-k  Stands For  Quality .  COPPER  The new edition of the COPPER HANDBOOK lists and describes 3,311 copper mines and copper mining companies, in all parts of the world, covering the  globe, these descriptions ranging from two lines to 12 pages in length, according to  importance of the mines. The descriptions are not padded, but give facts in the  most condensed anil get-at-able form.  There are also lifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the Historv, Uses,  Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  and Statistics of Copper, tendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia ofthe subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  Everv Miner, Prospector, Investor, Banker, and Broker needs the book.  Price  is $5,in Buckram binding with gilt top, or $7.50 in full   library   morrocco, and the  book   in either binding, will lie sent, fully prepaid, on approval, toany address in  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a weekol re  ceiptau.l l he charge   cancelled.    Address tlie Author and Publisher,  HORACE J.  STEVENS,  36  Post Office  Block.  Houghton    Mich.,  U.  S. A.  ��f  tic    allowed  Paul, Duluth  Knights of  Columhus   Mkktini;, Nkw  IIavisn, Conn., .It'NK 3ki> to Hiii.  Selling dates May 24th, 25th iin.1 L'l.th.  Going   transit limit,   June  '.Mb.      Final  return limit, August 31st.  Elks,     Dknvkk,   Colo,   July    17th   to  11) nt, 1000.  Selling dates, July 10th mid 15th. Going   Transit limit, July tilth.     Final return limit, iin-.r. 30th," 10015  Ol>i.   )���*!:! i.ow-i    Toronto,   Ont.,   Skit  12-23,  t.lOli.  b'.cs, Sept. 8th and Kith.   Go-  Sept. 22.    Final   return   limit,  , 10U0.  Selling  ing limit,  Nov. 30th  Old.K ANs,  Kniohts   of   Pvrm.is,    Nkw  Oct.  16-25-ru. li'Oti.  Selling dates,Oct. 7th and 8th.  limit, Oct. Kith. Final return  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class  plus .f 10.  Children of half age will tike half the  above rales.  8. (i. Ykiikhu, AsHt.-Gen. Puss. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M.M.SraPHJBMU, Aguut, Phoenix, B.C.  < ioltlg  limit,  fare  t    BTV      ��T_ --f      _<~" PHOENIX  \ P. Burns & Co.    k  & HK,\n OKK1CK  KOR BO'.INDARV CRKKX, GREENWOOD,   B.  C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B.   C.  .... Wholesale and Detail Meat Merchants. I  Markets at Nelson,  Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, j  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Kossland, Trail, Cascade, J  Crand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and I'hoenix. t  FISH,  OYSTERS AND  POULTRY IN SEASON.   J  4 All  orders receive prompt attention. J  o c  RCGISTCRCD TRADE   MARK.  J-  No matter whether it is on overalls, shirts, smocks or gloves, it  means much to you. It's our guarantee that the garments are Union  made from the best of materials,  and for fit, finish and durability  cannot be surpassed.  MANUFACTURED BY  Wm.J. McMaster&Sons  LTD.  VANCOUVER,  B.  C.  Application for Trnnsfer of   Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given tin. I intend  lo apply at the next meeting of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Phoenix, for the transfer ol  the lictn.-e to sell liquors at retail, in  respect of the premises known as the  Cottage Hotel, now held by Hie, to  l'ercv Wilkinson. j  Dated at I'hoenix, B.C., this 24tl' day i  of January, UlUti. |  (Signed) ,  M. H. Kank.     I  Witness���\V. S.\mmiin.  ~~ MINEKAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICU  ������Four t ;t\v" ,'iml "I.illlr I'mik"*" MilH'lill <'l;H!ll  siniat.'in the Orrciiwoui! Mining   DtviMou ot ^  Vale IJi-.trict     Where lucMcd: In (irceuwo ul  Camp.  TAKli NiiTICH that I, Is.ine  II    llnlleli. ni;eiit  Willhim     J      I'ottt-i,    Vice     ViiHM'*   Crititicsitc  No. H<y:s--v,  i"ty-nii  sixty dnys   from (lute here'if.  to apply to the .MiniiiK   Keconlrr foi   Cclificutra  of Improvements, for   the  purpose of ol.hmituK  Oovrn tlrnnt.H of the above claims.  Am' further lake notice that nct'oii. under section 37. must tie- commenced before the  Issuance  of such 1'crtificutes i f Improvements.  Dated this 17th ("ay ofWotember, A.D. 1005.  I. H.UAU.STT.  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  Notice   is   hereby   given that I inlen  to apply to the Hoard   of   License   Con1  missionera f.>r lb- City of Phoenix   for  transfer  of  the   License   lipid bv me f"  the Maple Leaf hotel to Charles Hague  l).��ted    nt    I'hoenix,   B C,   this   31  .lar.uary, 100(5.  F. Andkuson.  THE  TRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leadin? Hotel oi tlie Kootenai1  1 ��������  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  y^fc Trip iiuisi pnfrcilv appointed Ural h  hikI IMcHMiTe Kcsuit in lhe West, wtih a ^urn  plete system of Hath* - tncluiliiifc: Turkish uu��l  Russian. Open the year romul. The curative  properties of .ts water* arc tmctiualeU.  Kor Curing all Rheumatic. Nervoug and Muscular Trouble**.  Kor Healing all Kidney, Liver ami Stomach  ���iilments.  Kor KltmiiiatitiK all MelalllcPoisoiiM from the  ���iystem  The Rramleur ol the ���.eenery is unrivalled  Mountatns. snow 1 t-iiks, (ore-Is. lakes,waterfalls,  doaliiik;. yachting, rishiii^. shouting, excursti us  temii>*. Its winter climate is tinsnrparsed (or  mildness HnRKY McINTOSH,  Pioprietor.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Kotint'ed ISO:!���Incorporated ISH3.  NKW  WKSTMINSTKK. B.C.  Special  Rates to Commercial  Good Sample Rooms.  Men.  Provides a Christian home for sfu.i-  vnts of both sexes :it moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, doing grade public school work.  Iioes high school work, confers all high  school privileges, and prei>,ties for teachers' exiuninat ions, 'reaches all hriuieho-  of a Practical Hu.-iriess Course and gives  lliplniua". (iives a liberal education in  iii Collegiate I'omse and in the Ludie.-'  Coiir-e for M.K.L. and M.L.A. In I.'ni-  versitv work, can take student- thioiigh  the complete Alls Course, and lhe degree   of   I5.A. can be olifain.-l   1 1 Tor-  ollfn   I'llUel-ltv,  uhich   the   college i-   III  hit afliliation.  For fuller in formal ion and terms, w rile  Kev. W. .1. Sipperell. !>.A,,B.I> , Principal ;or Kev.  ,1. P. Howell,  Itumar.  '������Iii-.? ���-.;'.%  S^,---:.--.'i|'i   II  vi'&yfjs  3'  liilfl  Pit  lasastl   A^SillS-  }0t0%M-'-  Ilil  iiili  mm  Ii,al.*--Ef|,<l.'r1fi  I^F^F'Stsp  litis  Hip  H��ry.  5.4$    l  -���:-mi4i.  ifir  >m  :-^.V.s';'.,';,-j :t:;;  fills  v#;;;.1|y.!  i-S-:--dt^.  :,;'',.-���,     < "*,;.",'  !--;;���; .;../.';*,.-,;;>.  ^ife  ���^vV':! feJK  THE PHOENIX HONKER.  _U  i  181  :&  Leading Hotel of Boundary's Leaning  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  New fttul Uii-to-ilnic,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  (y'ornnr Knob Hill Ave., nnd First .St..  PHOENIX.  B. C.  J. A   McMASTER  Proprietor.  i  wmmmmmmaemmmma^^  dominion Dotei i  m  m  m  m  m  &  m  m  m  Sli> 3ronsioes Hvc,  This is the Largest. Hotel in tlie City  and has been implored and refitted,  betiiR well adapted for mining and  travelling men. liallirocin Harwell  stocked with choice gewds Mining  Koom undc personal charge of the  proprielnsft.  m  m  m  n  m  fl>boenijr, B.C. g  McKELVEY, Prop.      g|  m  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF   TOPICS   OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERAL  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  Boyle, the Druggist.  ]. L. Martin will   buy  Coa  Mrs. P. L.  No. 77.  mmmmmmmmmmmm^mmmm^mmmmmmmm  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  Hannam's milk sutlers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  J. E.| Mills returned Saturday from  a trip to Spokane.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at his office,  Bank block, March loth to   14th.  I-argest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jew.ler  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel   Brooklyn.  For prescriptions pin up ai the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  International  shares,  uritv first consideration  THE   ONLr   FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TOOATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOEN-X  Ibotel Brooklyn  NfW   FROM    CELLAR    TO    ROOF  ��*T   lAUPLf    ROSMfc    IN    THt  BOOHCARV  OPPOIlT-    OMAT    NORTHCflN  STATION  ���ATHNOOUS    IN    OCHNCCTtON  JAMES MARSHALL,  Proprietor  pboenfc 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  Information j about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  \& Phoenix, B.C.  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28  ,  Ask for and insist on getting Maple Leaf Rubbers-  there are no others just as  good.  The lines- made for durability possess a remarkable  degree of style, while the  stylish lines are very durable. .  Bt*y  Maple Leaf  aM____________P__��_______  Rabbets  You cannot make a mistake  in buying Rubbers if the  emblem of the Dominion is  branded on them���you may  if it is not.  J�� Leckie Co., Ltd.  Vancouver, B.C.  Selling Agents for the West  START  19CM5  RIGHT  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  ur    1 ti r*  GET  ALL  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICK 25  CENTS.  A COPY   AND   SEND  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY.  TO  PIPES!  The finest Assortment of  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries in  tht Boundary Country, for ��elect  Presents, 1.0 be found at  AL ALMSTMM'S,  Dominion Ave.  CALL AND Slil-I  BY    GETTING  YOUR  Account  Wedding invitations and announce  ments promptly executed in the late, t  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  For solid comfort get a Morris Reclining Chair, reversible cushions, at  Binns' Furniture Store, Ironsides Ave.  There will be a celebration of the  Holy Comunton in the Anglican church  on Sunday morning at half-past eight,  mine time  Hugh McDonald, injured in the  Brooklyn mine over two weeks ago, is  doing as well as could be expected at  the hospital.  A brooch was tound in. Miners'  Union hall Wednesday evening, and  the owner can secure same by paving  for this notice.  C. H. Flood assumed his position  of chief of police hst Monday, W. H.  Docksteader taking ihe day shift and  looking after the lire department.  No one has reported gathering any  buttercups or pansies this week, as old  Boreas was doing too much business  hereabouts when the sun was not shining.  David Oxley is contemplating the  erection of a two story building, adjoining his Summit hotel, on the corner of Knob Jiill avenue and first  street.  C.P.R. engineers were running more  survey lines early this week, in connection with the proposed spur to reach  the Idaho mine for the Dominion Copper Co.  Both diamond drills are now working from the surface at the Granby  mines���one at Granby place and one  near where the C. P. R. engines take  water from the city water works,  As the Pioneer was going to press  last night the last masquerade skating  carnival of the season was being enjoyed by a large number at the Phoenix  skating rink, for which $100 worth of  prizes were offered.  by   Boy  the Druggist.  lust received a large selection of  line Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Bin kets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Pivsctiptions 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  Oth to 1 sth.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  Have you seen the newest in printed stationery, linenette? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by the  Ptoneer job department.  AlLn Morkill, ledger keeper in the  local branch of the Eastern Townships  Bank, has received notice to be ready  to move to another branch of the  bank in ihe east sometime in March.  Next Monday is the date of the  benefit ball being given by the Fra-  teinai Order of Eagles for those who  were taken down in the recent typhoid  outbreak. It will take place at Miner's  Union hall, and will be one ofthe best  of the season.  f  $ Church Services Tomorrow |  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service' 7:3�� P- "��� Tuesd,ay T'i  ing at 7:30 Junior League.    A cordial  invitation to all these  services.      Kev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7-jo p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4^ Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor..  Church of England���Services, ist  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  Watches  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, rhe Jeweler  ���  FIRST  HOEN1X, B. C.  smg����>����s  Lid On at Grand Forks.  Last week the license commissioners  of Grand Forks issued some regulations regarding the conduct of saloons  and hotels in that city. They include  the following : No liquor selling between 11.30 p.m. and 6 a.m.; no liquor  selling between 11.30 Saturday night  and 6 a.m. Monday following; no  gambling in any foim ; all licensed  premises to be kept in perfect sanitary  condition and subject to inspection  weekly; no frosting of bar room windows, and when closed all screens and  blinds to be removed from windows ;  no liquor selling on Sunday by holder  of bottling or wholesa'e license. The  chief of police was instructed to enforce these regulations.  Stationery,  etc.  FROM.  e Bros, i 5mi  "Only One Girl" for Sky Pilot.  The chaplain on a certain battleship  was giving a magic lantern lecture, the  subject of which was "Notes and Scenes  from the Bible." He arranged with a  sailor who possessed a gramophone, to  discourse appropriate music between  the slides. The first picture shown  was Adam and Eve in the Garden of  Eden. The sailor cudgelled his brain,  but could not think of anything appropriate. "Play up," whispered the  chaplain. Suddenly a large idea struck  the jolly tar, and���to the great consternation of the sky pilot and tht  delight of the audience���the gramophone butst forth wiih the strains of  "There's Only One Girl in the World  for Me."  Knoii  1111.1. Avk,  Phoknix.  O^ ���0<t>��X><>>^<&' >*<><��>^"4><��>-<><fr  LARGE   AND  VARIED   STOCK  TO  SELECT   FROM.  Take It Seriously.  Do you take your  advertising   seriously���as   seriously   as you do credits  and collections, for example,   or your  delivery system ?    Has   the  matter of  advertising a recognized place   in   the  routine   of  your  store   management?  If you must  answer these questions in  the negative, it is more than likely that  you are not getting adequate   returns  from the money  invested in your publicity,   says   the    Advertising    World.  Having won for itself  so   important 11  place in the business world, and being  so thoroughly recognized as the  most  potent factor  in   securing and holding  trade, advertising   may   not   properly  nor   profitably   be   rel :gated   to a distinctly minor place,   nor   given   on I)  haphazard   care and attention���give it  the same consideration, the same wise  care���that   you   give other details of  your  business, and it will surprise you  by its power for good.  Will Raise Cburcb Defct.  Thursday evening the board of managers of St. Andrew's Presbyterian  church met at the small manse, members of the Ladies' Aid also being present by invitation, as well as several  from Greenwood interested in the denomination. The meeting was for the  purpose of considering ways and means  of putting the church on a better financial footing, as being the oldest and  largest church in the city. It was decided to at once begin the work of  raising a fund of $660 for the purpose  of wiping out the floating indebtedness  of ihe church, and committees were  appointed for the purpose of raising  the money, (jayable in three monthly  installments  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.  IN THK COUSTY COURT Of YAI.K, IIOLDKK  AT GRAND FORKS.  NOTICK is hereby Riven Hint on Hie JotU dny  of February. i9��>6 it was o..lered by Ilia Honor  ludse Clement, that A. I*. Sutton, Otlicial Administrator In mill for the ttratid Forks and  Greenwood Electoral Distrii-ti., be administrator  ol all and siliRUlar the estate of Krllest Sauberg,  formerly of Vhocuix, B C , deceRwd, Intestate.  Every person indebud lo .said deceased is required to make payment forthwith to the under-  aitcued, and every person having In posseasion  effects belouging to deceased Is required forthwith to deliver same over to the undersigned.  Every creditor or ollirr person having any  claim upon or interest iu the distribution  of the 1 state of the deceased is required before the 14th day ol March, 1906,'? �����"'  bv icglatered letter addressed to ilieundersiguei;,  his name and address and full particulars or his  claim or luterest tiad a statement of his account  ami the nature of the security (if any) held by  him.  After the said 34th day of March, 1906, the  administrator will proceed with the distribution  of the estate, having regard to tltos- claims only  of which he shall then have had notice.  Dated at Grand Forks, B.C., the aisl day of  Februarv, icoS.  A. C.   SUTTON,  Official Administrator, Grand Forks. D C.  FOR   190G  If you want the best and  ....latest in the line of...  TRADES CARNIVAL  BALL A SUCCESS  For  Valuable   Prizes   Given  the Best Costumes.  Wednesday evening the Phoenix  Trades and Labor Council gave a  trades carnival and ball at Miners'  Union hall, for the benefit of those  members who were recently ill during  the typhoid outbreak. Biner's orchestra furnished the music, and the event  was a success, numbers coming from  Greenwood to attend. Four prizes  were awarded, as follows : First lady's  prize for best representation of any  business concern, Mrs. Joe Black, the  Phoenix Pioneer, toilet set; first gentleman's prize, H. W. Joselin, the Hun-  ter-Kendrick Co., pair of opera glasses;  best lady's costume, Mrs. Alex Greig,  Greenwood, bracelet; best gentleman's  costume, M. V. Sherbino, Indian chief,  gold watch. Following were among  those masquerading and the characters  represented :  Murv Yours;, .Schoolgirl; T. W. Reed,  Soldier; Mrs. T. W. Reed. Washerwoman; Ktbel Miller, Japanese Lady;  Culvin Mnllin, Mullin the Dude; Mrs.  Prank McDongall, Ne Plus Ultra; G.  II. McAulliffe, Irishman; Mrs. MeAul-  li'fl'e, Nun; Misa Moeer, Butterfly; Jay  Cramer, O K Barber Shop; R. Horrell,  Sir Knight Militant; VV. Wells, Spanish  Don; Kmily Underwood, Gipsy; Lena  LuBe'le, Koruet-me-not: Ena 'Teague,  Japanese Girl: Mrs. Joe Black, Phoenix  Pioneer; George Vickery, Troubadour;  I herein Vickery. Flower Girl; Anne  Halloran, Snowflakes; Paulina Dalke,  tfnowlhikes; Chas. Archambeau, Canadian Mounted Rifles; Mrs. J. Hatiua,  tiooil Luck; Mrs R. Carson, Fairy  Queen ; Ajjuea McGrade, Flora McDonald ; Alex. Munro, Spanish Toreador;  Stuart Hudson Spanish Toreador: Miss  Smith. Rainbow; Kitty Murray, Spanish  (��111-011; Mr* Smith, Joan of Arc; D.  Nit-lmlson, Monte Cristo; G. Medill,  Knight Templar; Mrs A. Greiu, Sunset;  M. V. Sherbino, Sittinu Bull; Miss  Juiiuk, Sitting Bull's Squaw; J. 1,. Martin, TlieVV'.iter Cure; Mrs Martin, Pansy ;  G. Mi'Kaehern, Ix>ve's Labor LoBt; Mrs  V. .J. McLean, Mary Stuart; J. Livingstone, Faust; Page Boyles, Bullfighter;  li J.Moirigou, Gordon Highlander; Paul  iM-.-tu'ham, Baseball Player; H, VV. Joselin, Huntei-Kendrick Co.; Leita Wal-  lare, Looking Pleasant; John Mclver,  Lightning Hod Agent; Walter Morrison,  The Man from Bruce; Ethel Murray,  Midnight; C McAstocker, Bullfighter;  .1 Ltnltliiig, Tricolor; W G Ro.b, Jockey ;  J Morgan, Convict: W J Prendergast,  Geo. Washington: Miss Howe, Martha  Waf-hiiieloii; H K Libby, Delirium Tre  mens; Mrs Libby, Eagles; Miss Carlson,  Fairy ; A E H Clark, Sailor; Madge Mc  Clung, Couit Lady; Carrie Rogers,  Queen Esther; Rhena Somers, Queen of  Hearts; Chas. Somers, French Cavalier;  C L Thorn her. Page; J H Ready, Highlander; Mrs.I H Heady, Japanese Lady;  M Thompson, Clown ; George R Mead,  I'olish Count;  Misa Balloch, Columbia.  3xm  |_tb  Printing  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining  room.    Large,   airy   and  well   furnished  rooms.  Phoenix. B  C.  Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Mali  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOKNIX   BKF.R.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale.       Bottled Draft Bekr.  Remember that no o��hce in the Boundary  or else���here can give you better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of the  PHOENIX PIONEER  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, 30 day?  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  lands, on West Fork of the North Fork of  the Kettle river, one mile eouth of A. C.  Frm-or's rlaini:���Commencing at a post  planted on soul beast corner, running 80  i-liaiiiH weeL; thence 80 chains south;  thejice 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  nliii-cof commencement; containing 640  acres.  Located the 17th day of July, 1005.  R. R. GILPIN,  H. A. ALLE8, Agent.  S4  1#*f  NEAT  CLEAN   . . .  ATTRACTIVE  PRINTING  That is the kind that pays  That is the kind you want  That is the kind   WE   DO  DROP   IX   AND   -SI2K  PIONEER PUB CO.  PKOI-.NIX, B. C  Hclntominey {fefne  DRY-WOOD  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt   attention   to all   orders.  Telephone  B32.  NOTICF.  Notice is hereby liven that. 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to lhe Hon.  Chief Commissioner of I.and and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  lands, on the West Fork of the North  Fork of the Kettle river, about 5G mdes  from Grand Forks:���marked "A. C.  Fraser, S.E. Corner I'ost," running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains north;  thence 80 chains eas*,, and 80 rhains to  place of commencement;  containing (540  Dated July 17th, 1905.  A. C. FRASER,  H. A. AI.LES, Agent.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,  Proprietors  Office and Brewerv, Banner  ��� ��� ���-���-���-������-���-���-1  St.  phoeni;  B.C.  -���-������  SGWWW'''  Clothin  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  satisfied  it come  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of  customers. If you don't oelieve  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All-new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  ��OS?.��:^r33XsX3����iX^  IliKNIK   ��l OCK.  KNOB  IIILL AVE..   PHOENIX.  A. S. HOOD,  Notary Public,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent,  Bank Block, PHOENIX, B.C.  Rents and Accounts C'.llrctcd.  Special attention to Com-rynnc ne.  Mr. Iloixl inlemlfi to km- tvi-ry  matter entrusted to him prom,,!  and direful attention, and *ol��.''*  a share of pub'ic furor.  Tel. Ast-  P.O.  Box 33.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION  AVK, PHOKNIX,  B.C.  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  Tei. Xo. 12. Fish,   Poultry and  Oysters.  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX,  B. C.  Sign Writing on sliort notice.        :        Estimates promptly furnished  D. J. Matheson  3nsurance Hoent  FIKIi,   I.KJUT  A Nl>  ACM'inl-'V.  FIllHMTV    1IONIIS,  CO.M.MI.HSIO.XKR    rou  PI..VTI  IDAVITS.  taicinc;   ,  i?iioe:nix,  is.< ���  ^���_^,^ ���?_______��� _______  ���^r^ry^-^-y-^  0r 0~ /7*..��.  ^"'VC'"^-^"  0fr ���r,._g__gJ  THB  cvrj  Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION  AVENUE.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yotf 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 it hard to duplicate our band-  some line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men S Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  fall blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men S Shoes Our line of shoes is   complete, you   should  see them before purchasing.  Our patent calf dress   shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy SttitS A new iot of perfect fitting norfolks   and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Wais.s, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's   ,  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  T__e  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.  ___________^-^_J_v.  1  y^g-/tr. &- ._r.../g;..,^~r.--g_,___.-Z_ [  frv^; y ^- VgT \C ^ST qg' VST^ \  _  m  _  ]M  ft.  M  POT  ji  Ef.r'.rtJS  ���*_.  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