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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 25, 1905

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 CS-  *ao <kdh  />n-  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 in  value within five years;  AND  mm  Phoenix is the Centre  \x^uivti 1>;��nd   Leading 'Mining  -.�����*"'  ~i>>  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  re- '���V �� . '-' ������  ^Qmp of Bound, rv  (_?    MAR 1.1905    ��\  '*^*��Wr'  U^"  Vol. VI.  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, .90;  No. 16  9&��S��S��S��^^  THE  Big Store  The Proof of the Flour  Is In The  Baking  We wont say anything al.out the Quality of Royal Household Hour just now  but let you find out for youisell. Just  buy a small sack and try some experiments. You know tlie results you get  from the flour you are using at the  present time; now observe the kind of  loaf you get from  Royal Household  How much whiter it is, How much  more satiny. Notice that it will not dry  up, so quickly, that it will stay fresh longer, observe its flavor, look at its crust.  What,is your opinion now?  8'  '������  !)S����Sf3x5f5��f����(s��������S  ���$$$$���$$��$���;  We've just put in stock a car of  White  'otatoes  They aw exceptionally fine  Price, $2.00 per cwt.  Also a car of  ' ' The proof of the popularity of this brand lies tn  the fact that we have sold 7 cars of this flouring the  past 12 months. It is positively unsurpassed for general use.  In fact our whole grocery stock can safely be said  to have as .its first principle, QUALITY.  We solicit your confidence and co-operation tothe  end, that we may make this store more than   ever  The House; of Quality.  STILL WANT A  CUSTOM HOUSE  Phoenicians    Resolve    Once  More on Subject  Also Ask For Mails on Great  Northern.  The Phoenix Board of Trade has  not been a particularly live' organization for the last year or two, hut from  appearances it will' soon attain its old  effectiveness. A good meeting was  held last Friday at the Pioneer office,  and Isaac Crawford was elected to the  chair, with W. B. Willcox as secretary.  A letter was read from Mayor Rumberger from New York city, advising  the sending once more of resolutions  to tlie Dominion government asking  for the establishment of a custom  house in Phoenix, and also fo ��� tlie establishment of a mail route on the  Great Northern extension to I'hoenix.  On motion the following resolution  was adopted regarding a custom house,  and ordered sent to Duncan Ross, our  member at Ottawa, Senator H. Bos-  tock, and to lion. William Patterson,  the minister of customs at Ottawa:  Whereas, the City of Phoenix is the  largest and most important town with  out a customs officer in the Province  of British Columbia, and probably in  the Dominion of Canada; and, .  Whereas,, the largest metalliferous  mines in Canada, which in 1904 pro  duced gold, copper and silver valued  at more than $2,000,000, immediately  adjoin and penetrate under the City of  I'hoenix; and,  Whereas, the mines immediately adjoining the City of Phoenix shipped  more than 580,000 tons of copper-  gold ore in 1904, employing a large  number of workmen, and said t mines  paid freights of-more than $1,000 per  day; and,  Whereas, great quantities of valuable  mining machinery and other merchandise have been and are still being imported into Phoenix by the mining  companies and the merchants of this  city; and,  .Whereas, a branch of. tlie Great  Northern railway has just been completed to Phoenix; giving more direct _.  access to American markets, on ac- And Valuable Contents Were  count of which  tlie -importations  to Secured.  Phoenix  will  necessarily be larger in  the future, Phoenix now also being the  nearest  receiving point for direct import freight shipments  destined  for Strong  Box  Went   Through  Greenwood; and, -.1-  Whereas, the lack of a customs officer has caused and still causes people  of Phoenix the greatest possible hardship, expense and annoyance every  day in the year; be it therefore,  Resolved, that the Phoenix Board of  FIRE BOYS ARE  <_OMMENDED.  Mr. Mills Gives Them Much  Praise.,  Editor Phoenix Pioneer:  ' Dear Sir:-���Througlrthe columns of  your highly popular paper I wish to  state that 1 consider the work of tlie  Phoenix Fire department is deserving  of much praise and'appreciation.  In the capacity of ;i fire insurance  agent I tnke much" interest in watching  the work of firemen in their fighl  against the flames, of which I see considerable here in Seattle, and I can  hardly understand how, tlie firemen  there saved any portion of the business  district in that part of the town where  the fine occurred.  While the companies I represent  there, carried insurance in and on the  building!-- destroyed, together with  risks on other business blocks in ihe  immediate vicinity, I have always  considered the fact that should, a fire  occur in either the Brooklyn or Phoenix hotels it would' endanger lhe balance of the street, more than a fire in  any. other part, and from the way fires  seem to get away from what they consider here a "crack ^department"' with  all modern equipment and under no  more unfavorable conditions than existed there, as agent for the Atlas and  Guardian companies I wish to show  my appreciation and add my quota of  praise to those men who ��� must have  worked with such 'good tact and business like methods in controlling such  a fire as must have raged when those  large wooden structures were in flames,  thereby saving further loss both to my  companies and the citizens in general.  Trusting you will give this space in  your columns andthanking you in advance for same, I "am,  Respectfully yours,  J. E. Mills.  Seattle, Wash., Feb. 21, 1905'.  MR. DELAHAY  CRACKED SAFE  Brooklyn Fire.  Tuesday;'evening William  Delahay     the well known ex-aldenn,m and b'ack-  Trade earnestly requests  once  more I smith at the Brooklyn mine, essayed a  that the Dominion Government appoint a customs officer and establish a  customs office in Phoenix withoLt  delay.  A resolution was also adopted regarding the mail service as follows,  and ordered sent to our member and  to Postmaster General Mulock:  Whereas, the Great Northern rail  way has completed a branch of its line  from Grand Forks to Phoenix, and  passenger trains on said branch are  announced to be in operation on  March 6, 1905; and,  Whereas, all mails from the United  States are now delayed one day in  Grand Forks, being brought to Phoenix, Greenwood and other Boundary  points by the C.P.R. on the day after  their receipt in Grand Forks, on account of the two railways not connecting; and,  Whereas, this delay in the receipt of  mails is now unnecessary and detrimental to the business interests of the  Boundary and to Phoenix; be it therefore  Resolved, that the Phoenix Board of  Trade-respectfully requests the Postmaster-General to establish a mail  route on the; Great Northern branch  line from Grand Forks to Phoenix  without delay. ���'  The meeting then decided to :-.end  J. E. \V. Thompson as a delegate to  the meeting of the Associated Boards  of Trade, held at Nelson oh the 22nd  inst., as Mr. Thompson would be in  Nelson about that time, on his way  cast.  It was also moved and carried that  Messrs. Delahay, Horrell, Crawford  and Boyle be a special committee to  secure members for the Board of  Trade, to report at a general meeting  for reorganization to be held on Wednesday evening, March 8th, <.o which  every business, professional and miri  ing man is invited.  VERNON HILL  WAS KILLED  Run Over By Knob Hill Ore  Train.  Boundary Mining Notes  Occured Thursday Night at  No. 2 Tunnel.  Thursday evening about nine o'clock  t!te first fatality that has occurred on  the mine ore trains at the Granby  mines happened and Vetnon Hill,  a. young man of perhaps 19 years, was  almost instantly ushered into the next  wor'd.  George Smith was engineer of tlie  I rain, which consisted of six ten ton  steel ore cars, with Hill and Jim Donaldson" as brakemen. The tram had  been emptied at the ore bins, and was  just entering the No. 2 tunnel on the  return trip, when Hil', who should not  have been standing on the" cars, was  knocked off by the timbers overhead,  and thrown between the heavy cars.  Two ofthe cars passed over -him, but  the next cars struck him and mangled  his body terribly. His neck was broken, head battered and legs broken in  several places, aivl death must have  been almost instantaneous.  Hill had been working on the mine  ore trains for some six mondis, and  was well thought of by his associates  in the 'work. His father and mother  and two sisters live here, and are pros-  tiated at the sad accident. Only a lew  months ago he lost a sister through  appendicitis.  Dr. Foster, of Greenwood, the district coroner, visited the scene o'  the acident and yesteiday afteinopn  Constable Darraugh empanelled the foi.  lowing coroner's jury to hold an inquest:  T. H. Richards, John Pipe, J. C. McRae, Aichie Grant, Alex Greigand W.  Rogers.  As the Pioneer was going to press  the .testimony was being taken, including Leslie Walter, the only eye  witness, James Donaldson, Geo. Smith  and Dr. Boucher.  Smelter Bill Dies,  new role, that of a safe ci acker And  he did not fail to get at the contents,  either.  The ;afe was of the Taylor make,  and was in :he Brjoklyn hotel at tlr:  time ofthe fire last week, which wiped  out that hote", as well as the Phoenix,  and damaged the Mint hotel. In the  safe were a number of valuab'e papers,,  about $1,400 in bills and u Lag containing $20 in nickels. A little giant  powder applied in the right place  quickly blew ihe door of th'. safe open  and the contents found to be in good  condition, with lhe exception ol the  nickels. The bag was uninjured, but,  strange to say, the coins themselves  were considerably the- worse foi the  warm time they h-ad had.  Will Publish 50,000 Copies.  Arthur Wheeler, representing the  Victoria Times, was in the city this  week to interview the city council regarding taking a page"' in an anniver  sary number of the- Times, on its 2.1 si  birthday, at $75. The Times will  print 50,000 copies of the issue, fully  illustrated, and will d;stnbute 10,000  copies at the Winnipeg fair, 10,000  copies at the New Westminster fair  and 10,000 copies at the Portland fair,  The issue will lie out July ist, and is  being very generously supported all  over the province, having the appearance of being a legitimate and excellent means of advertising this province.  Mr. Wheeler has spent three weeks in  the Boundary, and will return a little  later. Me went to Rowland Thursday.  Latest Prices in Metals.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $15.-  37@$15.50; luko, $15.25�� 15.50  Bar Silver, 61%  Lead, $4.60 at $4.70.  Victoria, Feb. 22.���The Hawthornthwaite bill to enforce the eight hour  day in smelteis was killed on second  reading this afternoon, by a vote of 26  to 12.    The vote stood:  For��� Hawthornthwaite, Williams,  (socialists); Davidson (labor); Mc-  Niven, Henderson, Jones, (liberals);  Clifford, Fraser, Houston, McGowan,  Shatford, Gilford,, (conservatives)-���! 2.  Against���McBride, Green, Fulton,  Cotton, Tatlow, Yowrer, Price Ellison,  Grant, Garden, A. McDonald, Taylor,  Ross, Wright, Young, (conservatives);  Brown, Cameron, Drury, Evans, Hall,  King, Munro, Murphy, Machines, Pat-  erson, Oliver, Tanner,-, (liberals)-���26.  FROM THE LOCAL DUMP.  Wheels are once more in use between I'hoenix and Greenwood.  William Matheson this week purchased the interest of his partner, Ed.  Brown, in the livery business.  "The Fifth Gospel," and "Why?"  will be the topics in the Presbyterian  Church tomorrow. An Anthem by  the choir.     ��� ���  Frederick Keffer, manager of the  British Columbia Copper Co., has been  attending a meeting of the executive of  the Provincial Mining Association this  week at Victoria The annual gathering of the organization will be held  next July at Vancouver.  W. A. Aldridge, manager of the  Canadian Pacific's mining department,  who is to be manager of the Le Roi-  Centre Star combination if it goes  through, is credited with being the  highest salaried man in British Columbia, with a retainer of from $20,000 to  $30,000 a year from the Canadian  Pacific railroad,  R. B. Kerr, who has Leeri a resident  of Phoenix for the last six years nearly,  left yesterday with Mrs. Kerr for the  coast whence he will lake steamer, for  California, and expects to spend the  spring in Oakland, near San Francisco. Some time in the spring or  summer Mr, Kerr expects to return to  British Columbia.  C. B. Stahlschmidt, representing the  fire insurance agency of Robert Ward  & Co., of Vancouver; |. Hogan, inspector lor tbe Royal; B. E. Patterson  of Montreal representing the Union,  and E. T. Wiekwire, of Greenwood,  representing the Canadian, Atlas and  Guardian, have been in tlie city this  week adjusting the losses by last week  lire on Dominion Avenue.  The new boarding house at the Sky  lark being finished, the force will.be  increased about the ist of the month.  The new ore crusher of the Mother  I/dde, with a daily capacity of 800 or  900 tons, was put into commission  Tuesday,  It is reported that development on  the Nellie Cotton group, adjoining the  Granby mines, will bestaitedaboul the  ist of Apt il.  Duncan Mcintosh and associates  recently made a $5,000 payment on  the bond on lhe E. P. U. mine to W.  T. Hunter.  Sally ore fiom the West Fork, recently shipped to the Trail smelter, returned oi er $120 per ton, including  2oo ounces in silver.  This week the announcement was  made, much to the satisfactionpf many  that the coal miners' strike at Coleman  bad been settled.  .The Highland Queen, ntar the  Greenwood smelter, was bonded this  week for $10,000, by F. W. McLaine  for Greenwood parties.  Contractor Martin McHale hopes to  get started on his 300-foot tunnel con-  tiact on the Gold Bug next week. He  will use a steam di ill for power..  Owing to the scarcity of power, the  Granby Co. is now using the Knob  Hill compressor as an auxilhary. It  is of ten drill capacity and, of course,  operated by steam.  ' Thos. Newby and Lee Mercer have  driven an So-foot tunnel on the Gloucester claim in Gloucester camp since  last fall, and expect to drive another  So feet by May. The Gloucester has  <m immense body of copper-gold oie.  H. H. Shallenberger, of Spokane,  largely interested in the Boundary, expects to start work this spring "on the  Moreen claim, in Deadwood camp,  and on the Lake group- in Skylark  camp.    Both are promising properties.  Last Sunday for twelve hours not a  wheel was turning at the Granby  mines and smelter, the power being  GlT to enable the Cascade power people  to clean out their flume and repair the  headgates. The smelter furnacts were  banked for the time being.  Tt\o furnaces at the Granby smelter  are now operated with the new electric self-charging apparatu-. On account of lack of power for several days  the converter plant at this smelter has  be.jn operated only at night, and large  quantities of matte are stacked up  awaiting converting.  A Greenwood syndicate, consisting  of Messrs. Ehrlich, Graham, Hall and  Munroe, have acquired a group of  claims consisting of the Anaconda,  Little Jim, a id Sudbury, just north of  town, and is preparing to do extensive  development work thereon. Some excellent copper ore has been taken'from  the property.  It has been decided to incorporate  the Elkhom mine, one ofthe best high  grade properties near Greenwood, with  a capital of $200,000, in one dollar  shares. Tbe owners are Phil McDonald and James Sutherland, and the  new company will install.an air compressor and other machinery.  BATTLE ROYAL  OF RAILWAYS  Great Northern and C. P. R.  Getting Ready.  For  Double Invasion  of the  ��� Similkameen.  If indications count for anything at  all, within a few weeks trure will he  seen tht. commencement of the long  talked of railway race into the Similkameen district, (In two entries for the  race this time being the C. P. R. and^  the Gr-.a Northern.    ,  This week the Pioneer learned on  what seemed to be more or iesj reliable authority, that the C.P.R management is now making active preparations for the beginning of construction from Spence's Bridge, on the  main line, through the Similkameen  country to a connection with its present Boundary terminus at Midway,and  that construction might also be started  from Midway.  At the same time the remark was  made that within two weeks-���it has  got down lo two weeks now, if the information can be credited���the Great  Northern contractors would be throwing dirt once more, this time west from  Midway, and would build as soon as  possible to Hedley, on Twenty Mile  creek, where the Nickel Plate mine  and mill are located.  Just what effect on the proceedings  referred to the presence of Chief Engineer Kennedy, of the V., V. & E.,  at headquarters at St. Paul at present  has, cannot be told. Nor can any one  say what the'rdilway policy of the government, now in session at Victoria,  will have to do with it. But it,, leally  seems that the Similkameen will get a  railway at last, and perhaps two of  them, after many weary years of  waiting.  Was A Pretty Big Blist.  Thursday afternoon a pretty good  sized blast was set off at the Rawhide  mine, by which it is estimated that  from 2,000 to, 4,000 tons of ore were  loosened up in the glory hole of that  property, supplying work for the muckers for some weeks to come. A large  number of kegs of black powder were  used, the blasting being in charge of  M.---J. Bums, wha has been on railway  work for the last 15 years. Supt. Collins thinks this is the cheapest kind of  mining yet devised in the Boundary.  Spokane Excursion on March 16.  11. A. Jackson, passenger agent of  the Great Northern at Spokane, wrote  this week to say that Thursday, March  16th, would be a suitable date for the  special excursion from Phoenix to Spokane, and a reply has been sent that  that date is satisfactory. A'round trip  fare of $5 has been granted by the  railway, with the privilege of stopping  over two days in Spokane.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Tlie following table gives the ore shipments of I.oimdnrv mines 101*1900, for i^oj. i<>- 1  1902, lor 1903, for 1904, and 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Ming. Camp.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe ......Phoenix  B  C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode , Dead wood  Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-Siem winder Phot-nix  Kawhide ; Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose S.immit  Atlidstau-Jackpot Wellington  Dominion Copper Co.  Urookly n-Steiu winder cl'mp..rhoenix  Morrison ..Deadwood  It C. Mine Summit  K. Bell Summit  Kmma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator ;.'. Summit   Summit   Summit  I9s��  64 553  297  1901 1902  231,762   309,85s  1,731      20,800  *903 i����4  393.71 S   549.7��3  71,212          PliM  1905    \V. .'k ,  73.So��     9.7.*0 t  5.340     99,034    141,326   138,079   174,29s     23,064     a.;S4 '  > Brey Fogle   >N'o- 37   Reliance Summit  Wiuuipeg   Golden Crown....  King Solomon ...  No. 7 Mine   City of Palis   Jewel   Carnii ,  Providence   Elkhom.   Skylark..   Wellington  ......Wellington   W.Copper   Central   White's  , Long I.ake   West Fork   Providence    Providence   Skylark  Last Chance Skylark  H. P. U. Mine Skylaik  Bay Skylark  Ruby Houndary Falls  Republic Houndary Falls  Mi-c.-Uaueous      3.230  Soj  7.455  15.731  1,300  550  150  5,646  150  3 339  19,494  47.405  14,811  19,305  650  S.53o  ".937  ���5.537  363  1,076  1,040  7S5  2.435  2,250  S-5  6'5  665  4S2  160  3SO  890  219  993  400  167  So  25.050  3.070  3.250  1,759  4.5S6  6,400  37,960  16,400  3,450  222  304  33  12,511 2,9'.6 (  9 P42 2,991 .  855 30 '  1,215 13' '  2.S53  576  l.Soj  363 (  66 (  264(  720  325  52  50  300  30  130'  70  73  153  105  33  55 *  3,.156 325  60  75"  T TotatT tons    96,600   390,Soo  J Smeller treatment���  9    Granny Co    62,387   230,82s  V     IV C. Copper Co     117,611  t^     MoiitiC;iI & Itoston Con   $o6,Siu   690,419   S2.S,SoS  129,040   19511'  3:2,140 y,y-:,92l 51,6,25?  14:1,600 162.913 210. lS.|   32 570     30,930  77.7 1 n,596 V  26,997 3 S,lS $  25,849     6,195 $  Ilil  ������ *'Jf-f  '���m  -.p:'<'^'-  'M*  ^SSS5^M��m'AiiMMimaiBM^ ��-     "L     'T.     "y.     ^1  ,����  if is  f*h  Hal  '.'.     ?  ft  L'si .  <.-  ^  *-, !-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  It   L2iK.CS LCSS    LCd,  to the cup when  is used, because ot its unusual purity aud strength.   Results are better too.  Most people prefer the RED LABEL.  Kootenay Engineering' Works  NELSON, B. C  founders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  Manufacturers for the Cbawobd Doublf, Rope Akbiu. Tbamwav System, Limited.  Minilieand Mill Machiiierv, Ore Cars, Backets, Tanks, etc.   Iron and Brass Castings.   A large and complete stock  o��Shafting. Supplies, Fittings, eU:., always on hand.   Pulleys, Flanges, etc., made to order on short notice.   All  break-down and repair work rushed through without delay.   Estimates for all classes of work furnished upon application.   6pecial attention given to mail ordeis.   Scrap Iron bought by the carload.  SSVTftf&t. B-c- TRAV,5> Mana*er' P' ��'*A c.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  1HDID OH aaTURDAVa BV THK  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ATraoBNix.a, c.  ,    W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqih.  -r.i��nv,��n.. I Business office No, 14.  , Telephones j Ml.otKtr,t reduce, No. 15.  (DMKRIPnOXS IN ADVANCX.  FerYear fa 00  Six Months ��� 1.35  sends to his paper from Victoria by  wire, at no small expense, is, as a rule,  not worth the telegraph tolls. Mr.  Deane's chief weakness is allowing his  political bias to control him to such  extremes.  Czar Nicholas must realize that  troubles never come singly The  assassination of the Grand Duke Ser  gius last week shows that the discontented masses are far from being pacified, and the czar himself is awaiting  the next move with well justified  tremblings. Seemingly the autocrat  of the Russias is reaping the whirlwind.  FULL TEXT OF  THE SMELTER BILL  '* ' " Rock Drills  *  If jouareiiolasubsc ber to tills paper, this  it fin Invitation to you to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  ��egal noticea 10 and 5 cent* per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  aU'rt line.  3K__>  1905  I  FEB.  1905  Sun'. Mm.  Tan. Wed.   Thu. Frl.  Stt.  - ' >  12      3,  4'  5   6  V      8      9    10 ,  11  12   13  14 < 15- 16    17*  18  Mia ao  21      23      23     24  25  26 V7  28  i  -  1 >< REOROANIZINO BOARD OF TRADE.  ��� ^VBf  "'Itrthebarly days of Phoenix, onebf  the  Its  - the * most useful' organizations in  V'town was the''Board of Trade.  '  membership-" was, composed Of busi-  Vness, mining and professional men, and  . "there-was scarcely a dissentient voice  but that the organization had done no  small amount of good for Phoenix.   It  called the attention of the powers that  be to the needs of the city and district,' and kept hammering   at them:  ,. persistently till the ends sought were  accoir>p'ish<.d.   It was a lhe, down to  date orginizatioi, and was productive  J of good to Phoenix. - This is a generally acknowledged fact.  In the last year or two, however, for  some inexplicable reason, th; interest  in the board seems lo have been lost  to a large extent, and up to last week  no meetings had been held for months.  An attempt is now to be made to  reorganize the Board o' Trade, and it  is certainly to the interest of every .one  who has the welfare of the city at  heart to become a member and attend  the meetings. It can -carcoly be said  that Phoenix has everything that is desired of a public character, and- if this  is so, there is ample work for a live  board to take up. For instance, there  is the estab ishment of customs facilities here���something that the old  board worked on for months and years.  We believe that this can be accomplished with tlie proper eff. rt and by e\er-  lasf.ngly keepin f at it. And other  things will continually come up that  need concerted action.  A meeting for reorganization purposes has been called for Wednesday)  March 8th, when it is hoped there will  be a large attendance of those who  have any interest whatever hi Phoenix.  Let us all make a long pull, a strong  pull and a pull altogether for the chief  mining town of the Boundary.  The lumber interests of British Columbia are united in demanding protection to their industry fiom the  inroads of the American mills. The  farmers of the northwest are equally  united in demanding that no such protection be granted, as it will materially  increase the cost of lumber to them.  Thus the Laurier government is be  tween the devil and the deep blue sea,  and will probably take no action in the  matter,  A short time since the Pioneer  noticed an ad. of a Republic undertaker, who was purporting to give the  greatest kind of bargains in the wares  he had to dispose of. This must have  been noticed in Spokane, for now we  have a Spokane undertaker going him  one better. He advertises a "grand  opening" st his establishment. One  can see just how the thing is done  there, pick out -his own- casket even  though it is not a bargain, arfd in general get ready for the" last ride. It  would seem that this is certainly the  limit, buUhere is time yet for further  progress', in ,"the advertising ' of the  undertaking'business... '^',    '  *        _ -.v-^-l-UJM      U*/   al-w.i_r._t    *fc_.      Jt���*��WI_    '  Nearly ev^ry one in ttiesKo'otenays  remembers Jim Wardner, he of mining  boom fame. Here is ��� the way the  Hedley Gazette hits ":ofTVhis latest  escapade, which may be anything but  a joke: r-   -"  Every once in a while Jim Wardner  is to be heard from. Generally it is in  connection with the last "greatest  thing on earth" which he has managed to get hold of, and occasionally a  joke of his would go the rounds; but  this time there is no Sunny Tim business ' nor no O'Shaughnessy jokes.  When last heard from he was beleaguered in Mexico by a howling band  of savage Yaqui Indians who had already made away with several Americans, and the Mexican authorities were  unable to maintain order. Jim is dead  serious this time.  Probable That it Will Not be  Passed.  Mr. Hawthornthwaite's bill, intended to regulate the hours of labor in  certain industries in the province, is as  follows :  " i���This act may be cited as the  'Labor Regulation Act, 1905.'  No person shall be employed in  or about any smelter, sorting, handling, removing or smelting ores or  matte in any stage of preparation for a  longer period than eight hours in any  24.  "3���Any owner, agent or manager,  or anyone acting- on their behalf, employing any workman or person in  contravention to this act, shall be liable  to a penalty not exceeding $100 nor  less than $20 for each workman or  person so working for a longer period  than specified in section 2 of this act  shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $100 nor less than $20.  "4���Twenty-four hours, for the purpose of this act, shall mean from midnight to midnight.  "5���'Phis act shall come into force  on the first day of March, 1906."  Much opposition appeared on the  first reading of the above bill at Vic  toria, the smelting interests unanimously opposing it. It is claimed that  it would increase the cost of smelting  at least twenty per cent., and as lew,  if any, of the smelters had yet declared ^dividend, it would mean a loss  to the reduction works. .Supt. Hodges  of the Granby smelter, was reported as  sending word that if the bill passed  the Granby smelter���the largest in the  province���would be closed and remain so till the bill was repealed.  As a result of the opposition to the  bill, it was practically decided to give  it a six months' hoist,  Air Compressors  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Head Office aud Works.  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND  VANCOUVER, B.C.  )*^%%-^%*V%f^*'*F%f^^^^f%^*/%f^%f^%.��V%f'*'V^  A Bloaied Slonicb.  Distensions und pains from  indi  gestion are cured quickly by Nerviline.  When you get an attack of stomach  trouble take a stiff dose of Nerviline,  which is perfectly harmless but marvellously quick in effecting a_ lasting  cure. "I was once taken ill with  stomach trouble" writes Edward Row-  ell of Rochester. "I was in great pain  and aistress but half a teaspoonful of  Nerviline fixed me up 111 a few minutes. I can recommend Nerviline for  sick headache and cramps and consider it'an invaluable household remedy."  Try it yourself.    Price 25c.  ESTABLISHED   1S59:  ->-o  B. C. MINING  EasieroTownshipsBonk  F0RTV-1W0   BRANCHES  AND AGENCIES   IN   CANADA.'  EXTENSIVE   FOREIGN CONNECTIONS.  STATEMENT.  LIABILITIES. Jan. 2ml. IM'5. RESOURCE-*.  CHRb. mi baud    I 1,8 6,403 4f  One fiom othorbinLs 1 ,i.S'.OT si  Derosli wiih I'oiiiin'on goi'l .       ituwooo  Capital paid up $2,4/7,9.1�� 00  Iteserve      l.fHl.uOO.Oi  Undli Uied profit! etc     218,1'S 44 _. _._ _..������,,  Hills incircnlation ',9W,8;0i����Coveriiirent, mmilplpil and o'her  Deposits in cuneiilnecouiu....    2,lMJ.l,7.li t>'       ���---��� ���  Deposits In Savings depai tment. 7,930,ii)2 47  ?lfi,lF6,l27 7.  JAS. MACKINNON, General Manager,  PROVINCIAL.  Premier McBride has decided to  enforce the Game Act in this province,  which will meet with very "general approval. But the opposition will shortly discover some political significance  in it, most likely.  Residents of Grand Forks are to be  congratulated upon the improved ap-  p��arance of the News-Gazette since  Martin Burrell assumed editorial control. There is plenty of room far a  paper of this stamp in the smelter city,  and there is no doubt, either, where  the News-Gazette stands politically.  i, Editor Dcane, of the Nelson News,  is one of the brightest newspaper men  in the province, but the stuff that he i Approach  SPENT ON ROADS. TRAILS AND BRIDGES  Io tbe Boundary Prom July 1, 1903, to June  301b, 1904.  From the annual report of the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works,  is taken the following statement of the  amounts spent by the government in  the Boundary on roads, trails and  bridges:  Road ��� Grand Forks-Anaconda  $    252 52  Greenwood-Phoenix       905 92  Burnt Basin      Eholl-Summit City   Greenwood-Midway....  Greenwood-Long Lake...  Greenwood-Kimberley..  Midway-Rock Creek ....  Cascade - Carson (south  side of river)   Grand Forks (upper north  fork Kettle river) ....  Grand Forks-Phoenix...  Eholt-Long Lake   Midway and vicinity   Greenwood Copper Mt...  Eholt-N. F. Kettle river.  Grand Forks-Cascade....  Eholt-Eoundary creek ...  Cascade-Gladstone ....  Grand    Forks ��� White's  camp   Cascade-Christinalake..  Grand   Forks - Franklin  camp ,   Twin Creek Gulch        9810  Phoenix-Summit City... 825  Greenwood-Eholt       194 73  Franklin Camp   bridge,  E. F. Kettle river....        25 90  General        84 50  Trail���N. F.  Kettle river  Franklin camp        33 00  Franklin-Gloucester c'p.       35 60  Bridge���Grand Forks      500 00  N. F. Kettle river, Franklin camp      454 11  Hardy's    2,538 91  Midway        67 05  Residents of Vernon are tackling  the local telephone problem.  Recently the Fraser river was frozen  over at New Westminster, for the first  time in six years.  In the last issue of the B. C. Gazette, the ne\t live years, beginning  with the ist of February, are proclaimed a close season for beaver.  On account of low water and ice,  the C.P.R. has discontinued its Arrow-  lake steamboat service for a time, and  all passengers and freight to and from  the coast are now sent via Nakuspand  Slocan City.  Hugh C. McLean, the well known  publisher of Eastern Canadian trade  papers, has purchased the B. C. Lumberman from E. Todd Lees. He will  make it a first class journal, devoted  to lumber and machinery and continue  to publish it Vancouver.  1,261  97  6  00  187  22  75  24  251  74  50 99  23  00  291  72  95��  QI  20  62  33  87  632  95  134  12  294  12  163  90  100  00  IO  00  6  00  Catarrh Cannot Bn Cured  with local applications as they cannot reach the  f.1?!' ��f {h-diaeaae. Catarrh |�� a blood or coiiatl-  tutioiiol dlKiue, aud lu order to cure it you must  take Internal retnetliea. Hnll's Catarrh Cure Is  lalen internally, and acta directly on the blood  and imicoui; atirfaws. Hall's Catarrh Cure la not  a q��Ck medlriuc. It watt prescribed by one of  tne best physicians In thin country for years and  l�� �� regiilar prescription. It is composed or the  beat tonic* known, c�� inblncd wllh the best blocJ  purifiers acting directly on the mucous surfaces.  The perfect combination ol the two Ingredients  is what produces such wonderlul resulta In curing catarrh.   Send for testimonials free.  '���; CIIKNKV & CO   Props., Toledo, O.  Split by all drusglsts, price tic.  Tate Hall'a Family Hll, forconttlpatlon.  At Rossiand the White Bear mine  has struck $25 ore, ten cars having  been shipped.  Rossiand ore shipments last week  were 6,135 tons or 45,666 tons for the  year to date.  Bruce White and associates have  bonded the Winslow group in the Lar-  deau for $50,000.  Last week Sandon mines shipped  390 tons of zinc   and   122 tons of  . .        y.Ji   y  silver-lead ore.  The Lucky Jim mine in the Slocan  has paid another $8,000 dividend,  making $16,000 so paid this" year, or  $24,000 to date.  Last Monday the Reco Mining &  Milling company," operating the"Reco  silver-lead mine near Sandon, B. C,  paid a dividend of 2 cents a share, or  $19,582. Total dividends to date)  have been $307,082.  Next Wednesday, March ist, the  Sullivan smeltei; at Marysville, is expected to blow in one of its lead  stacks and the second stack about  March 18th. About 35 men are employed at the Sullivan mine, and the  6,000 foot tramway is moving ore.  The owners of the Bell mine at  Whitewater have" made a contract with  an American firm to ship 300 tons of  zinc. The ore is high grade and will  not need any milling. The contract  for hauling bas been let to J. W.  Power.  bondB and secu Sie-       651,480 02  -"'is    11,!KI3,im���'.I  Ro ti estate, inorltrttgcs, tank prom-  ifcaandoiherai<ets      6>8,,183rj  I'fi, S0,4i7.72  THE  DAVENPORT  Light Locomotives  For All Purposes.  For mined, ineidcoroutrideserviw, for  Loijeing Road��, for contractors.   Con-  ..... ... venient to operate, quick anil powerful,  quick delivery, folly gnuranieeu, any Bize, anv required tvpe, anv width of gauge  with or without tenders.^ ��� BUILT BY ��� * ����"i���,  DAVENPORT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Davenport, Iowa.  These engines may be seen in service at the mines of Granby Co. Phoenix, B. C.  J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  HRE, LIFE, ACC DENT.  CoDHtlitloner for Uk!ne Afrldatlu.  Phoenix, B. C,  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. First & KnobHill Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C  Kin5EdwardL0dge.N0.36  A. F.and A.M.  H<.gii.ar communication 80 ��,    c  ond Thursday or each inomh      S,c  Knicrgeut meet ilea aicallrrl.u  Half. McHule Hloc" :A",M"��C  S.HIU.1KR,  Secretary.  C'VO. K.lJKy  w.j1.  I- O. O. F.  b.NOWSIIOHI.OD(lK,N0i(t  Meets ce.y Monday Kveiiliijf ,t   .,���...,    ,  Visiting brclhfru cordially invlird.  A. S. Williamson, sj r.  ��!��:��. MK-to, K.c.Secy  Wm. Del��h��>. per. H���iHeey  PlIOI-.NIX A UK I  NO. |��.  AijjUuKt on Vrlda,  a Sjop.iu  Uuijii lis.I.  Mlii,,'  Vlslllnif   urelhrra  cordialli In,,!,.).  DAN DO'KbTHAD^K. I'res.   M.I1  KOV s,tc��  _,0!?EG0N  Sho^Line  and union Pacific  ONLV LINE EAST VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  8t<*fliiif<liip tii-kels to Kuropeaiul otliai  foreign countries.  t.eavea  Ilally  Spokane Time Schedule.,  KftVctivc Nov. 13 190J  Arrhe.  Daily  ��� ������������������������������������������������������������������������a) ����������������������������������������������������������,>���������������  PHOENIX  MARKET.  46 50  A New Qaiae and a Good One,,  An article is going the rounds ofthe  press about a new game that has  cropped up. It is called "Tickle the  Publisher," and is as follows: Take a  sheet of ordinary writing paper, fold it  nicely, enclose j bank note sufficiently  large enough to pay all arrears and one  year in advance, and give it to the  editor, keep an eye on him and if a  smile adorns his face, the trick works  fine. Now is the time to play the  joke. It beats "Flinch" and "Pit" all  hollow.    Have you tried it yet ?  An Asthma-tie Story Told.  Sleepless nights, suffocating sensations, difficult to even breathe. "I  can scarcely describe all I suffered  from asthma," writes Mrs. E. P. Cav-  anaugh of Colborne. "Spasms of  coughing would come on that made  me weak. Nothing did me any good  until I used the fragrant, healing  Catarrhozone. I am delighted to recommend this remedy which cured  me of chronic asthma after scores of  good physicians had given me up.  Catarrhozone is better for asthma,  give quicker relief than any remedy 1  know of. My cure is a perfect one,"  Try Catarrhozone, it never fails to cure  asthma. Complete outfit $1.00; trial  size 25c.  I P. Burns & Co.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD,'B. C*.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON. B. C.  .... Wholesale and Mi ileal Ikrctaih.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, SalmoJRossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eriolt and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  ��� ���0>��>��S������  DRINK  Phoenix Beer  Made fiom the BEST MALT and PUREST  SPRING WATER, it is unexceiled for quality. Ask for PHOENIX BEER and insist  on having it  PHOENIX BREWERY,  J. MUELLER Proprietor.  Standard Avis, and Banner Si. :-: PHOENIX, B.C.  7.3Sa.m. FAST MAIL���To and from  Coeurd'Alcne district, farm.  in_tol�� Garfield I olfax. Full- '  man, 'Moscow, ���Pouicroy,  Waitabuig, Dayton, Walla  Walla, Pend eton, Baker City  and all points East  I ��,  <-jo p. 111. KXPKKSS��� For Parmington  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman  Moscour.r.ewiston, Portland  San Francisco, Hakcr City  and all points KAbT.  KXPKK8S���From all points  KasJ, Baker City, San Fran-  Cisco, Portland. Colfax, Garfield aud Fariuini[(on u.isia.at  ���Kxccpt Sunday. '  SHORT LINE TO'CALIFORNIA.  San Krancigco-Portlanil'Route.  Steamers sail from Aiiisnrorth docc, Portland  at t p. m. and from Spear street tfharC s.M|(|rr,n.  clsco, at 10 a. Hi. every five daya? i      J   *  Tickets on sale at all 8. F ft N. Statlona. ^  ���- For further, information as lo rates. Hut  trains, equipment, etc, addreas  GKO. J. MOHLKR.Geiieral Afeul,  Riverside Ave., Spokane. Wash  Spokane Falls  &  No*tIie*nRy.  The only all rail route between points  east, west nii'l south to" "Ro"phIb?ii1, Nelson, Grand Forks and Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and  Northport.  HFFKCTIVK JON��i4. iooj.;  Leave,  ��=45a m  Spokane   1040a. 111 Kossland   ;.job. in Nelson   10 35 a. in Grand Forks..  ���.to a. in Republic   I'.rrlve  �� ��S P. m.  <l-JS p.m.  ���7 10 p. m.  .4.00 d. m  . 6.ijp.m.  Save Time air tfie time  BV USIMO  r�� a 8 > X �� 9 ��M��-t��-��-g-  -��-��-a-  Gait Coal        Hay, Graitij  Possibly your Wife.  Dosen't look so young and pretty  as she used to. If her cheeks are  hollow and pale, if sue is tired and  nervous she needs Ferrozone, which is  noted for restoring the bloom of health  to sickly girls and women. Complexion  quickly becomes rosy, spirits rise, and  strength increases daily. Health and  vigor will soon return to your wife or  daughter if Ferrozone  Phoenix S&oe Shop,  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE TO ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS' A ND PROS  PECTORS'SHOES A SPECIALTY.  Shop on   Dominion Avonu e.  delivered to any part of  lhe ciiy.  Oais, Wiikat, Feed.eic.  I^irge stock.  Good Dry Wood.       <��  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Knob Hill Ave,       "Vd-Jfol"       Phoenix, B. C.  To Seattle, Tacoma,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  , .    -j���o-��� ,--���- is taken.    It's  Ingram s ������������������......       42 00, the best tonic made, and costs 50c. at  ,nr���"K���Bridge, G. F..      104 79 druggists.  JliACIIIY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  PHOBIX, 3 0.  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Sond for circular, stating where  Jon saw this ad and which position you want  isthhwatiohal Cobbespondekce ScnooLa  Scranton, Pa,  Phoenix Bakery,  PhoenixBtreet.  'Phonejj,  We make good bread,     Try it,  .... C. W. OREER, Proprietor  VANCOUVER. B. C.  Direct Importers of Assaytrs? Supplies.  8ole Airents in B. C. for tho well-known  Battersea Crucibles, Fcoriflers. Mnfflen,  etc. Selling nBcnts for tho F. W. Braiin  Co's Specialties Carv Furnaces, Burners,  etc. MertkB' Pure Chemicals, AsoavMr.-  bpr, Platinum, Quicksilver, C. P. Adds,  -Borax  Gliiaa and all Heavy Chemicals  Specialty���SU��or Fres Lett) and Litbargs.  Complete Assay Outfits   furnished at  9hort notice. BfttlafactionGnsronto*^.  1 >  .ikMk!Yi_....l.___^^  I'H  1 ��� ������  1.      **  J. '  ��1  -F^��  ~ri���  ������>'. tig mom* wmm  COPPER  The nr" rdilkn of the COPPER HANDBOOK lists and describes 3 311 cod  per mines and topper mining/ompaniet, in all parts of the world, cwerine the  dlobe, there ascriptions raniniig irt m two lines to 12 pages in length, accordine to  importance of the mines. Tbe descriptions are not padded, but giva facts in the  most condensed and get-at-able form, -i  There are also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the History UseH  Terminolojrv, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances'  and Statistics of Copper, rendering the volume a veritable encyclopedia of the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to tiie metal.  It Is ttif World's Standard Reference Book en Copper.  Every Miner, Prospector. Inwsfor, Banker, and Broker needs the book. Price  is $5 in Bnckram binding with gilt top, or |7.50 ih full library morrocco, and the  ��� t    _!_L.a_   Etaa-xJsn������     small    l_n...nAMal      /.���!������>   _u * _1   ���   _  _. ���       . '���   _  ALDRIDGE WILL  BE MANAGER  Of Rossland-Boundary  Mine  Merger  book, in either binding, will beaent, fully prepaid, on approval, toany address in  the wiorld, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a weekof re-  ceiptand thecnarge cancelled.: Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Bloek, Houfhton, Mich., U. S. A.  ���1^  ,    $520 to your income?  Il will Mljrratiulre ��f��wminuta*_of your time arnyjayto earn Ijjoa *sar. Yest a_��  (Mta it srith a Chalk ass Incubator., A No. a Chatham Incubator will hold froaa tea to asa>  gaay-acsordiBCtosiasofcras. Eighty chickens is a low average hatch-users of Chatbaaa  laaahstora will sell you so. Chickens a�� always ia demand and the supply Is always short,  aa> ifty ceaU ia the averse* price secured. If you only talis oOf eight hatches in a year, that  ���lea* you aa incsta* *f fjacoo. Wouldn t that extra amount h* earful to you ? 1 Best of  ill, ysneaaauya  Chatham Incubator without one cant  of cash until October. 1905  '������������ n*asacnia* jiajrs foe itself maay times over before that time. There couldn't baa fairs*  esss* thaa Uis, W* ahi* a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by us. and  Murtrs��|��y���*at Is ��ot da* unUI October. 190* Writ* ua to-day for full particulars. The  r*r,L*��� laeabatan aad Brooders bars every new improvement worth while in an incubator  ���r brooder. The incubators  are aaade with two walla,  case within case, of dry ma.  : terial that has been Reasoned  in our lumber yards. They  are built solid as a rock and '  will atand any amount of  uaafe foryeara. Thesooner  you accept our offer the soon,  ���r will the Chatham Iocu-  bator U ��ar_af *rdU* far  yo*.   .  THS  HANSON CAMPBELL  CO., LlMITSO  Oa���-.295 Chath���s,Oan,  Manufacturers of Chatham  Incubators and ( Brooders,  Campbell Panning* Mills.  aad Chatham Farm Scales  Distributing Warenouaca at  Mootreal, Que,, Bnrodou,  Man., Calgary, Alta.. New  Weatminater, B.C., Halifaa,  N.S.  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  ytar   .:....  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year  ������.--���  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  trexa-t*  /Including Handsome PortraitX  yKSar   lofXiug Edward, !7��3J Inches.,/   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year   Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  Do You Want to Save $25 in  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  tvhii-lt gives PurlVcl Work in tliusiliorto-t  time with the grim test ease of operation.  Write for Catalogue.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents. Phoenix, B. C.  Qlen Taaa Collie liennds  THE HOME OF  We make a specialty of breeding the  best working strains for sheep-men  and sell at reasonable prices. Our  follies give satisfaction to flockmasters  everywhere.    Write us your wants.  Thos. S. Griffith,  ���;P. 0. Box 1907. Spokane, Wash.  Perfect Confidence.  Where there used to be a feeling of  uneasiness and worry in the household  when a child showed symptoms of  croup, there is now perfect confidence.  There is owing to the uniforn success  of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in  the treatment of that disease. Mrs. M.  I. Basford, of Poolesville, Md., in  speaking of her experiences in the use  of that remedy says: "I have a world  of confidence in Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy for I have used it with perfect  success. My child Garland is subject  to severe attacks of croup and it always  gives him perfect relief." For sale by  all druggists.  ' JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  ' search of���and do it right.  ip.oKEERPOB.Co.,  -  Phoenix, B.C  Including Two Smelters and  Coal Mines.  HOW IT LOOKED  IN CRANBROOK  W. A. Aldridge," manager of the  Canadian Pacific's mining department  is to be the manager of tlie proposed  British Columbian mining consolidation that will include the Le Roi,  tlie War Kagle and the Centre Star  mines at Rossiand, the Snowshoe  mine near Phoeniv, the Trail smelter,  the I.eRoi smelter at Northport, Wash.,  coal properties in the Crow's Nest pass  fields and smaller mining properties in  ilie Kootenays. The new consolidation, if carried through, will be oue of  the most important mining corporations in America.  At the annual meeting of the Le  Roi company in London, January 31,  the subject of consolidation was discussed at great length, and the discussion by stockholders was strongly  favorable. A resolution was passed  by authority of which the board of  directors will proceed with plans for  consolidating.  The shareholders will be called  upon later to discuss complete proposals. The consolidation project is  sti'l enibryotic and will depend largely  upon the reports of the experts who  are examining the various mines to be  united.  It was officially announced at the  London meeting that the Canadian  Pacific railway, which owns the Trail  smelter, was willing to support a strong  combination with' Mr.Aldridge as general manager.  Mr. Aldridge was interviewed regarding the combine.    Said he:  "Should the consolidation be per  fected, it is not proposed to close the  Northport smelter. There should be  enough ore to keep both the North-  port . and the Trail smelters Lusy.  There should be substantial economy,  however, in working the various properties under one control. I really do  not know much about the project as  yet."   "Old Man,"  of  the Herald,  Seems to Know.  The annual review issued by W, B.  Willcox, editor of the Phoenix Pioneer, is on our desk. Perhaps in the  history of British Columbia there has  nvt been a superior piece of work  gotten out by a newspaper of the  province. But that is Willcox's way,  when he does a thing he does it well,  This issue consists of 32 pages and  a cover, and rthe contents tell more  about lhe Boundary country than was  dreamed of in the minds of those who  made that section famous. On each  page ran be seen evidences of Mr.  Willcox's energy, patience and skill,  the clviracteristics that have made it  possible for him to build up a paper  like the Pioneer in a small mountain  town. This annual will be read by  hundreds who will like it and yet have  no idea of what it cost the editor in  time, money and unceasing toil. If  the editor comes out even he will say,  "I am satisfied if it will do good for  the district." If he makes any money  out of it there will be some who have  contributed in a financial way, wh  may remark on lhe side, "Id is too  cussed much for a newspaper man:"  But that is the way of the world  One reads of the properity of the average business man in his.home paper  and expresses himself as pleased. On^  hears that the local newspaper man  has made an hundred or so, and lhe  same man may remark, "I'm going to  quit helping that chap. I'll take my  ad out.'' The Herald hopes that  Willcox inade a thousand or so, although he knows that in all probability  if he had to pay sectionman's wages  for the time and thought that he put  in himself he would be in the hole. If  he gets out a better paper next year he  will have to make a big step forward  ���Cranbrook Herald.  The Grip Leaves Thousands in its Path  Weak, Nervous, Dyspeptic, Catarrh greeks*  "Mi"  - tin? .  " Hi it   *%  ���     > fef ��F!  >    v Jft?*fc  The Phoenix Pioneer does not half  do a thing���when it does a thing it is  done���well. Its Midwinter Number,  just to hand, is a credit to the district.  ���Enderby Edenograph.  With Crick In the Back.  You are up against a whole lot of  trouble unless you have a strong remedy like Nerviline to settle pain and  dislodge stiffness from the muscles and  j6ints. Just rub Nerviline on the pain  ful spot���not much rubbing because  Nerviline has more power than ordinary remedies. You won't suffer long  after Nerviline is applied for it relieves  almost instantly. Mr. Phillip Adams,  of Oakland, says: "If I hadn't used  Nerviline I guess my back would be  stiff yet. A few applications of Nervi  line took out all the soreness and  stiffness. I can recommend Nerviline  for any kind of muscular pain, also for  rheumatism,"    Price 25c.  The Phoenix Pioneer is to be congratulated upon its Midwinter Number  which has just come to hand. It is  filled with statistical facts and profusely illustrated.���Fort Steele Prospector.  LIKE A T EMOX grip has crossed our  country, leafing behind scores of  physical wrecks.  Victims of catarrh of tho head, catarrh  of tho throat, catarrh of tho lungs,  catarrh of tho stomach, catarrh of the  kiUncys, catarrh of tho pelvic organs,.  are) to bo countod by hundreds of thousands). Grip Is r-pidomlo catarrh, end  sows the seed of chronic catarrh -within,  tho system  This is bo true that few grip suHercrcs  are able to make ��� complete rocovory  until they havo used Peruna.  Never in the history of medicine has  a remedy received such unqualified and  universal eulogies as Peruna.  A New Y��rk Alderman's experience.  Hon. Joseph A. Plinn, alderman Fifth  Dlatrietr writes from 104 Christopher  street, New *& ork City, as follows:  "When a pestilence overtakes our  people w�� take precaution as a nation to  preserve the citizens against the dread  dJaecee.  "La grippe bas entered thousands of  oar homes this fall, and I noticed that  the people who used Parana were quickly restored, while those who depended  e_ doctor's prescriptions, spent weeks  ta reoorering, leaving them weak and  emaciated.  1   ��� I aad a si ^ht attack of la grippe and  at asm look Peruna, which drove the  Cxi.se out of my system In a fow days  end CA not hinder me from pursuing  say dally -work.  "1 should like to see our Board of  Health give it official recognition and  1',-j.vo It used generally among our poor  .-ic'.i pcoplo in Groater New York."���  Jo3o;-h A. Flinn.  I). I.. Wallace, achartcr member of tho  Inlorn-Uional Harbor's "Union, writes  froi.i 1j Western avenue, Minneapolis,  .AI!:i!i.:  '���i'ollowiug a severe attack of la grippe  I seemed to bo aitected badly all over. I  sufTcrcd with a severe backache, indigestion and numerous ills, so I could  neither cat nor sleep, and I thought I  ���would give up my work, which I could  not afford to do.  "Ono of my customers who was greatly  helped by Peruna advised mo to try it,  and I procured a bottle tho samo day. I  used it faithfully and felt a marked improvement. During the next two months  I took five bottles, and then felt splendid. Now my hoad is clear, my nerves  steady, I enjoy food, and rest well. Peruna has been wortli a dollar a dose to  me."���D. L. Wallace.  Mr. O. II. Perry, Atchison, Kansas,  writes:  "Aga.'��i, after repeated trials of yonr  medicine,, Peruna and Manalin, I give  this as my MpresRioft tit tho wonderful  rettults of your v��~"��� valuablo medicine  in its effects In my caae after repeated  trials. ;  "First, it cured me of chronic bro_>  chitls of fifteen years' standing by-using  two bottles of Peruna in January, _M,  and no return of it.  "After I was cured of bronchitis I had  la grippo ovory winter for sovoral winters. But, through tho use of Poruna,  it got gradually weaker in its sovcrity,  until it dwindled down to a more stupor  for two or three days. Now tho stupor  does not trouble me any more."���O. H  Tarry.  A Conircssnufi's Cxptvlenee.  House of Bepresentatives, -  Washington, D. C.  Poruna Medicine Co., Columbus, Ohio.  Gentlemen���" I am more than satisfied  with Peruna, and find It to be an excel-  lent romody for the grip and catarrh. I  havo used it in my family and they all  Join me in recommending It as an excellent remed:  Ver  ���ry respectfully,  George H. ���White.'v  If you do not derive prompt and oatie*  factory results from the use of Peruna,  write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a  full statement of your case and he will  be pleaaed to give you his vaJoaMe advice gratis.  Address Br. Hartman, President, ot  The Hartman Banitarium, Columbok  Ohio.  PAID $347,807 DIVIDENDS IN 1904.  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. Distributed Ten  Per tent. Profit.  The annual meeting ol the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal company was held at  Toronto on the iolh instant. The  eighth annual report of the directors,  read to the shareholders, states in part:  The balance at the credit of the  profit and loss account brought for  ward from 1903, amounts to $1,870,-  813.13. To this has been added the  sum of $.106,040.56, being the company's net profits from the operations  of the year (after providing for ihe  cosls of litigation, $32,697, in connection with the explosion of May, 1902)  also the sum ol $38,865, representing  the premium received on calls paid on  new stock issues, the whole making an  aggregate lo the credit of the profit  and loss account of $2,315,7*7-69-  From this amount the directors have  paid four dividends of 2*4 per cent,  each, making 1 o per cent, for the year,  and amounting in all to $347,807.25,  hove transferred to reserve the sum of  $1,764,600, representing the income  derived from the premium on calls on  stock, and have carried forward to  1905 $203,320.44 to the credit of  profit and loss account. This amount  represents the net profit of the company from the operations after payments of dividends. All the income  derived from premium on stock has  been set aside as a reserve fund.  The increase in coal mined this  year over last amounts to 81,000 tons,  and the coke exported shows an increase of 78,000 tons.  Farmers, Mechanics, Sportsmen!  Tohenl slid soften the skin and remove grease  oil sad rust stains, paint nnd and earth, etc., use  the "Master Mechanic's" Tar Soap. Albert  Toilet Soae Co. Mfra  The Midwinter Number of the  Phoenix Pioneer, just received, is, as  usual with publications from that office,  excellent .'n workmanship and valuable in matter. The Pioneer is loyal  to the Boundary and the people there  evidently reciprocate that ioyalty, as the  healthy appearance and tone of the  paper would indicate.���Princeton Star,  The Phoenix Pioneer issued its  Midwinter Number last week. It contains 32 pages of reading matter, giving the history of the Boundary camp  from the erection of the first cabin to  the present day. The Number is  illustrated throughout, is printed on  book paper and is a credit to Editor  Willcox and his staff.���Kaslo Koot-  enaian.  The Midwinter Number of the  Phoenix Pioneer was a creditable production and should have beneficial  results as regards the mining indus'ry.  The Pioneer has done much for the  mini's . in the Boundary, in the past,  and it is to be hoped thai its work is  fully appreciated.���Nelson Economist.  Boundary District Peels sad Figures.  The Holiday-Midwinter ���Number (if  the I'hoenix Pioneer, published last  month, gives much useful information  of the Boundary district. A narrative  of its early history; full and freely  illustrated descriptions of tlie more  important producing mines and smelters; carefully compiled statistics of  production, aggregate values, number  of men employed, elc; a concise presentation of leading facts concerning  the larger mines; well informed comment on progress made; opportunities  now open, and numerous and convincing evidences of the permanent establishment of mining; and varied information relative to commercial,  industrial and other conditions of the  district, combine to make this special  number one that cannot fail to direct  increased attention to the Boundary as  being a promising field for the investment of capital.���British Columbia  Mining Record, Victoria.  Chtraberleln't Stomach and   Liver   Tablets  Unequalled for Coniuraptlon.  Mr. A. R. Kane, a prominent druggist of Baxter Springs, Kansas, says:  "Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets are, in my judgment, the  most superior preparation of anything  in use today for constipation. They  are sure in action and with no tendency to nauseate: or gripe." For  sale by all druggists.  When You Have a Cold.  The first action when you have a  cold should be to relieve the lungs.  This is best accomplished by the free  use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  This Remedy liquefies the tough  mucus and causes its expulsion from  the air cells of the lungs, produces a  free expectoration, and opens the secretions. A complete cure soon follows. This remedy will cure a severe  cold in less time than any other treatment and it leaves the system in a  natural and healthy condition. It  counteracts any tendency toward pneumonia.    For sale by all druggists.  B. C. Mines Dividends Last Year.  Following are some of the dividends  paid by British Columbia mines during 1904:  Cari' 00-McKinney $ 50,000  Le Roi No. 2     58,000  North Star     78,000  Providence  Slocan Star  Si. Eugene  Sunset ....  20,000  50,000  64,000  6,000  Ty-.:e    137,060  Crow's Nest Puss Coal Co..  347,^07  Ottawa     59,000  Blinded With Headache.  People often get blinding headaches  that suffer from constipation. Simplest  remedy is Dr. Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake and Butternut. They are mild,  certain and safe. For headache and  billiousness use only Dr. Hamilton's  Pills.    J'ri".e 25c.  I.nlcsl Mining   Slock  Quotation!  ASK HI)  t  nil)  ysincrli-aiilloy ,...   :::   %  7  Hen lliir   ���   7  Illnck'l'iiil    .1  >  B.C. CnpiKi'    f7 50  Jj,|o  Cuinullun Coltt VivldK   4X  3  Cariboo, Cnmp McK (rx-<ilv.).  i  (Jlnnt              7  1  OriinliyConsolUlHted     IS 37  f5<��  International Coal ,   Juno   5  4  MoriiiiiK (llot-y   Mountain I.tuu   1  8  sK  Moutreat & !!oy>tou    $1 jo  ji 00  North Star, (K. K.)   1  1  Payne   .....        4tf  3  Qullp   11  8  14  San Poll   :���.���:.'.   k  ��K  Sutllrau   9  7  St KtiKcue   50  45  Tom Thumb        1  1  War Htijle Consolidated             13  IO  Waterloo (Ass Paid)   l��  1  IX  le Vour Breath Bad?  Bad breath is one of the early symptoms of catarrh which should be checked at once and hot allowed to run into  consumption. The surest cure is frag  rant healing Catarrhozone which cures  catarrh by removing its cause. No  case is too chronic���even the most  stubborn yield in a short time to the  balsamic vapor of Catarrhozone. It  makes cures that last, for once cured  by Catarrhozone you stay cured. Catarrhozone is pleasant, convenient and  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The  Continent  Through Salt Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Daylight RMc Through Nature's Art Gallery  Passing Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.  3 Fast Trains Daily Bet, Ogden and Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  For Detailed Information, address  W. 0. McRRTDE, General A sent. 124 Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  !   Greenwood ^tflgfC LJHC ;;  Leave Phoenix   -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m  ^.30 p. m  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  *>4><3X  MINERAL ACT.  Ckhtificatk or Improvkmentb.  NOTICE.  Summit, Mavllower, Hopewell. Balsam Fractional, Cabot rWllonsl ��ml Mayflower Wnic-  tlmml Mineral elatiin, situate in tho Groen-  w.'Od Mlnlne Division of ^ulo District.  Whore loi'alod-iiitiu���iiiltcamp.  Tftkn Notice that I, Isnao II. llallett, as agent  for DotiKald Mclnnis, Free Miner's tertilk;a(e  No. I174M1: George W. UumborKcr. Free  Minor's Certificate No. B80M; ami IJ""*  Roderick. Free Miner's Cnrtlllcate No. lMMHOl,  Intend, sixty days trom tlie data hereof to an-  ply to tho Minim? Recorder lor certificates of  im movements, for tho purpose of obtaining  crown U.-ants for the above claims.   And further take notice that action. under  section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance ol such CeitificBtes of Improvements.  Dated this29th dayor September, A. I). 1904.  I. H. HALLETT.  Grand Forks,  Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE   LINE.  J. F.ROYKR.  Proprietot  llegliiuiiiK June 1st,leave tlreenwood at 6 a.m  and Phoenix at 7,joa,m., nrrlvc nt Grand 1'orkr  10.30 0. in.c'.;ivc Gram! For��-s j.45 p. in..arriving  at I'lioenli: 7 p. m., and Greenwood at 8. p.m.  Connects both ways with Great Northern train*.  safe   tO   Use,    relieves   almost instantly \ Hare-Grand Vorks to Phoenix, Jj,r'o; Phoeuls  j ��� ..is. ��� ���.. .......... ,.r, to Greenwood, soc; Greenwood to I'hoenix, Ji.ot  and is guaranteed to cure every type of {.����<,,��� !o o?anil Forks, jj. office in Green  catarrh  hronchitis and asthma.      Use  n0*1.01- Nllrtn(ru Wtif'P11 ol,i��- I,"���l'll?c'  ciuiini, oronciiius auu .isiiiui.t.        uac   ^   ^^^ ���ro|1   & suiilli.   In Oraml l'orki.  Ollly    Catarrhozone,    Complete     OUttlt   Ot. Norther offices.   For express rut's, nqulre  $1.00; sample size 25c. | ����� dttar o_��.  MINERAUCT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Pilot mineral claim, situate in tlictireenwood  inlniiiK division of Yale district.  Where located���iu Providence cnmp.  Take notice lhat I, Isaac II llallett, as ncent  for Tliouius Roderick, Kree Mluei's Certificate  No. B80401. and James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. IMS0429, Intend, sixty days from  the (late lurcof, to apply to the Minnie. Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of improvements.'  Dated this 75th day of January, A. I). 1905.  I. II. HAI.I.HTT.  lalcyon Hot Springs:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  VCSsy The most perfecty appoint'      * ith  and Pleasure Resort lu the West, with a  pletesyatem of Baths���Including Turkish an I  Russian.   Oncii the year round.   The curative  properties of its waters are iitiequaled.  I'or Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and M111-  cular Troubles,  l'or Healing nil Kidney, I,lver ond Stomach  ailments.  For Hliinluallng nil Melalllsl'olsaiis from the  System  The grandeur of the scenery Is uiirlvalo'  Mouutitiltd, snow peaka, forests, fHltes^valerfnlls  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursion,  tenuis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed l��r  atldn-ua  p 'Hi  WM  ' 9  Nil  ���'fijl  ���hi  [w|  til  Bk$S1 Ji.  h*  t  t', ' *  ��� '7<  i  ' '1*,  1-  "-,' a  r t:  *%  * tif  .". -y-.n  -j.'i  T.I  r>)"!  ^ifc  ��        '  THK PHOENIX PIONEER  "IbL'I  ���:^M  ���l:f  ���>"'/''     F    .F    SS^t  ,\.v' ft  I  .^4  -ir.  1'- .  Ll'��M  I:  $$;'"'  START YOUR FOOD RIGHT  t ______ *  - Thedigesh'veprocessisa process of the solution of food. The  greater surface you present on the substance to be dissolved, the more  rapid and perfect is the solution attained. Therefore the more you  grind your food -the more you aid digestion; so, *,  Set .our Grinders io Good Ctattitioi  And Keep Them So by Using <-,    ���  Pearladent Wash     Pearladent Powder  25c   Euthymol Paste   25c.      YOUR DENTIST WILL ENDORSE THESE.   -  Thomas Drug' Co., Ltd.  Leidlnf Hsttl ef Bounder.'* Leidl*|  Mining Camp.  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  .      '   i    PHOENIX, II. C.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  A. MeM/STER  Proprietor.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS OF LOCAL AND  GENERAL  INTEREST TO  PHOENICIANS.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Purity first, Boyle the druggist.  ' The old reliable, Boyle the druggist.  ���   Take your prescriptions to Boyle the  druggist.  -'For International Coal stock see J.  L. Martin. p -  <- ' The quality is right if bought from  Boyleth'e Druggist  I have a  good Piano for sale or  rent... E. H. Mortimer.  -, > ^ .  See Boyle's ad in another column  ���it will interest'v.,u.  Born, .to the wife of W. M. Frith,  Greenwood/on the 12th inst., a son.  i<Dr- Mathison, dentist; will beathis  officg,7;Baisk blocV.Jrom March, 10th  toV^h.i. i,i *; ,'*i 7/ cJ;^ i"  Murd'^ck Mclntyre has been recover-  ing af,tha hospital this, week'Trpni an  attack',of Ja.gnppg.' ?s"-',��'  ,THe Great Not them  four cars of ore daily  ris bringing in  to, the Granby  <_. Deeds.Mortgage? and Bills of, sale  made out and recorded. Ed. "H.  Mortimer, Notary Public.  ��� I FoiUarfee returns^ and' good dividends buy International Coal stock of  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  Mr. Harold Ne'son and his .clever  company present "Paul Kiunar" at  Miner's Union Hall, Mar. 6,  R. C. Morgan, superintendent of  the Spokane Falls and Northern railway, was a visitor here Wednesday .  This week the city's treasury was  enriched by some $250 through fine=  imposed by the police department.  ' .. J. R. Brown, M. L. A., Greenwood,  has been appjinted a member of the  mining, railway, and private hills committees of the local legislature.  The Great Northern steel dump  cars, which held about 50 tons of iron  ere in Michigan, will, by nctt.al test,  hold but 33 or 35 tons of Granby ore  ������ Manager Walker has given Mr. Har  oid Nelson the ust production yet for  his new play, "Paul Kauvar," which  will be seen at Miners' Union Hull,  -Mar. 6.  The social given by the Presb) terian  Ladies' .Aid .Wednesday evening at the  church, was an enjoyable affair, and was  as well attended as could be expected when so many are indisposed.  Norman H. Slack, formerly acting  manager of the Eastern Townships  Bank here, has been made manager of  the bank's branch at Actonville, Que.,  with a sub-agency at Roxton Falls.  John Rogers, who was injured" at the  Senator mine three weeks ago in the  premature blast that killed John  Byrne, has recovered sufficiently to  resume his duties at the mine in Summit camp.' \ <'. ;   ' " 1  Seats are now selling for the engagement of Harold Nelson and his  .company in the splendid - new production of the powerful play "Paul  Kauvar," in which the eminent Canadian actor will be seen at Miners'  Union Hall, March 6.  .' When the Great Northern begins its  passenger service on the Phoenix extension, about March 6th���if the date  is not changed again���it will give an  -improved service on all the branches  north of Spokane, and make the runs  in shorter time than heretofore.  Boyle is the druggist.  See Boyle's ad in another column.  Any of the local mining shares for  sale.   E. H. Mortimer.  Try Boyle's Witch Hazel Cream for  chapped hands.   ���'  No meeting of the city councij was  held this week.  Dr. Simmon's, dentist, McMillan  block, March 13 to 16.  ,Mrs. A. W. Haley has been visiting  Mrs. Julius Ehrlich in Greenwood this  week.        ,��"���  * *       1*  Died, in Greenwood, February 19th,  the ten days'-old son of Duncan and  Mrs. Ross.  ; 'R-TMby^Morkill,JoTthe pranby  office staff,'took in the winter carnival  at'Rosslarid.,       - -'v   *'   .  For the.t^lrlj'coaseciitrve,' week the  city council failed", to' hold its usual  session this week.   "  David Oxley' and Ira Tower have  located the Sadie fraction mineral  claim in Wellington camp.  Jay P. "Graves, manager of the  Granby Co., is reported to be ill with  pneumonia at his home in Spokane.,  Prendergast & Munroe have postponed the masquerade carnival at the  skating rink till Thursday, March 2.  The city is putting' in a new sidewalk where it was burned out on Dominion avenue in last week Tuesday's  fire.  Wm. Spier, chairman of the Grand  Forks school board, has been attending the conference of school boards of  the province at Vancouver.       , 1 r  Up to this week the water in Kettle  river is said to have been lower than  any time in the last six years. This  week's rain has helped the matter  somewhat.        t  J. E. W. Thompson, of the firm of  Morrin, Thompson & Co., left on  Monday for a month's vacation, during which he will visit Winnipeg and  other places in the east.  Ed Munson, a well known miner of  this camp, left a few days ago for  Panama, where he has accepted a  position as rock driller on the big  canal. He went by way of San Francisco.  Martin Burrell, of Grand Forks, and  George R. Naden, mayor of Greenwood, have been appointed honorary  directors of the Nelson fair for this  year. Wm. Hunter, of Silverton, is  also on the list.  At Nelson last Monday the jury in  the case of Harrington vs. Granby Co.;  for damages for' being injured at the  smelter, could not agree, and the  action now goes over till the next sitting of the court.  The grippe has been doing execution again- this week among business  men and others. Nearly every other  man has had a touch of it At one  time two-thirds ��� of the Pioneer force  was in bed with it.  Last Monday the Shamrock hockey  team journeyed to Greenwood and  played the Greenwood boys in the  'water, and slush, prevailing ^on that  rink, coming out behind, with a score  of 4 to 3 goals. Next w<;ek both the  Greenwood and Grand Forks hockey  teams are expected to play return  games here.  J. F. Royer discontinued his stage j  trips between Grand Forks and Green  this week, owing to the roads breaking  up. He will make ready now to start"  his line from Phoenix to Greenwood,  to connect with the Great Northern  trains here, as soon as they begin operations early in March.  It is anticipated that the required  amount has been placed" in the C.P.R.  estimates this year for piping water  from Bear lake to Eholt, so that the  railway in future will have a practically  never failing supply for the locomotives  at that point. If this is done, work  will start on the improvement probably at an early date.  Robert Kelly, senior partner of the  well known firm of Kelly, Douglas &  Co., of Vancouver, spent last Sunday  in Phoenix, Mrs, Kelly accompanying  him. It was Mr. Kelly's first visit to  this camp, and he was not a little  pleased with one place. whence he  secures so much trade. Mr. Kelly is  one of the leading Liberals of the  coast. *  A Few  *-     *    * ������    1 * .   *  Prices  Another  Case   of   Rheumatism   Cured  Chamberlain'* Pain Bslu.  be 1  Granby Exchange  Ayer's Hair Vigor  $1.00  Peruna  1-I5  Pierce's Prescription . .. 1.15  Pierce's G. M. Discovery..   1.15  Pinkham's Compound    1-25  Liquozone I-IS  Sarsaparilla    i-00  Blood Purifier i-����  Tonic Bitters    '-����  Euthymol Tooth P.tbte ... .25  Thymoline Tooth Paste ... .25  Tooth Powder 25  The efficacy of Chamberlain's Pain  Balm in the relief of rheumatism is  being demonstrated daily. Parker  Triplett, of Grigsby, Va , says that  Chamberlains Pain Balm gave him  permanent relief from rheumatism in  the* back when everything else failed,  and he would not be without it. For  sale by all druggists.  BOYLE,  The Druggist*  PHONE YOTJK ORDERS.  o;o:o:o:o:o:o����o:o:o:o:o:oo  PHOENIX  Skating  Rink  Prendergast & Mui.ro  Knows by experience what it means to get burnt'' out and We  are.williug to sympathise in a substantial way. Hence we offer all  the people that were      ' 1  Burnt Out  or suffered loss in the recent fire a discount until the ist of March  of from 25,to 50 per cent oft on all goods".  We have added #1,500.0010 our new stock in the last 30 days in  Complete Housefurnishings,  PROPRIETORS.  fAN^DIAN/-)  V'?ACIFrC-KY.  Lowest Rates  JVow Open for the  Season of 1904-05.  fletropolitart Cafe    Meals at   s- ���^������'     All Hours.  DANNY DEANE, Proprietor. ' '"'. . T*  '    Open Day and Night. ' (under sumuiv hoh.l.1     ��  Oysters in every style.     --   >**-'.-!,�� ' ::���  Turkey and Chicken Dinner, '  Sunday, 5 to 8 pfm  G. W. Rumberger J  . ...Best' Time  -   EAST  -  Toronto,     Montreal,     New York,  Maritime Provinces, and  New England.  season Tickers.  Men's $5.00,  . Ladies' $4.00,  Children's $3.00-  ����<&i��d��S����G^^  Stable For Reel.  Fashion stable, Knob Hill Ave., for  rent after ist of March.    Inquire of  J. E. Mills, Brooklyn Ave  -   WEST  -  Vancouver,      Victoria,      Seattle  California Points.      '  Unequalled   Passenger Service,  Stan  dard and Tourist Sleepers, Coaches,  and   Dining Cars.  New Milliner,  Slock.  1 wish to notiiy the ladies of Phoe-  rn'x that I have ��� ordered a new and  compk te line of millinery goods, including the latest shapes and styles-in  patterns atnd ready-to wear hats, also  for children. I expect to have this  stock on displ iy at my residence by  th \ first- of April.  i6-2t Mrs. A. Almstrom.  Tourist Sleeper Service  WEST  EAST  Leave Revelstoke Mon-  Wed., Thur., Sat. for Se  attle and Vancouver.  Leave .Dunmore Jet. for  Toronto, Wed. and Sun.  Montreal, Mon. and Fri.  Boston, Friday.  Notice.  Notice is hcieby given that all persons violating the Street By-Law, by-  piling wood, boxes, etc., on public  thoroughfares, will be prosecuted, unless same is removed by March 4II1,  1905. By Order of the  Police Commissioners.  P. Burns & Co. are reported to be  negotiating for a prominent location  on Knob Hill avenue, where they will  erect an up-to-date shop, with all  modern conveniences, the present shop  being too small for tbe increasing business being transacted in Phoenix.  William McCarthy, inspector for the  railway department at Ottawa, came  up oyer the Great Northera.Tuesday  in a special train to niake his final trip  of inspection of the new line to Phoenix, previous 4o its being used for passenger service beginning March 6th,  He was accompanied by W. P. Tier-  nay, of Nelson, an old friend, and  Engineer Hill, of Chief Engineer  Kennedy's office at Grand Forks, the  latter being in St. Paul Mr. McCarthy said the road is now in good  condition.  Tbe Evils ot Constipation Are  Well known and the next best thing  is to know a reliable cure. Mrs. W.  Eddies of Stony Mountain, Man. says:  "Dr. Hamilton's Pills are just the thing,  They go right to work at once. I use  only Dr. Hamiltons Pills." 25c per  box.  Wanted.  Men and women in this county and  adjoining territories, to represent and  advertise an old established house of  solid financial standing. Salary to  men $21 weekly, to women $i2.to $18  weekly with expenses advanced each  Monday by check direct from headquarters. Horse and buggy furnished  when necessary; position permanent.  Address, Blew Bros. & Co., Dept. A,  Monon Bldg., Chicago, 111.  Atlantic Steamship Agency  Through bookings to and from  Great Britain and the continent.  For rates, folders, and tickets apply  to local agents or to  A.W.Haley, E.J.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.P.  e  CS_urcH Services  Tomorrow.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W.  MacColl, B. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p. m. at the new church, the  pastor preaching at both services. Sunday School at 2.30 p. m. A hearty in  vitation is extended to all. D. M.  Perley, B. A., pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our, Lady of  the- Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th 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.L, Pastor.  Miners' Union Hall,  One Night only  Mon., Mar. 6  Mr. C. P. Walker presents the  eminent actor,  MR.  HAROLD  and his company in Steele Mackay'u  stirring drama of the French  Revolution  5_SS_i_i_]_re5_re5_S__j_r_E5E5H  Sc3_HS_i_JHS_rer_5_reSH__i_SSESH  die Eros. I Smith  Stationers,  Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  Special attention is called to our  new line of Stationery, including  everything needful for correspondence or accounting in the  office or in the home.  - You will find it well worth  while to examine our extensive  stock in the several lines.  KNOB HILL AVE.,      PHOENIX  HSSs_i_j_J_s5_i_a_a_i_jri5asasHS  HS_5_!^_r2S___an_n_i_5_5HJra__Err_J_5rl5  ____________________  . '   If  : : and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale.  Shares in all the leading niiiies bought aud  sold. Information about l'hoeuix-aud the j  Boundary country given ou application/  w  a*     Phoenix, B. C.  :-��������������Sf��jX3^^  Just received direct from Scotland  a large shipment of .    b   ''  . "Sanderson's   Famous Mountain Dew"  3?  ������J  Greenwood Liquor Co.  Boundary Agents foi "PABST OELVBUATE.) BKFft."  Wholesale Dealer in Wines, Liquors and Cigars, ' , y  Teleplwiie orders rtceivt--prompt nUcHHiou. -.*   . v".  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.  Provides a Christian home for etud-  ents of both bexes at moderate rates,  lias a preparatory class for jinior students, doing grade public school work.  Does high school work, confers all liiuh  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diploma". Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Couise and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L..and M.L.A In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A can be obtained from Toronto TJniveicity, which the college is in  full affiliation.  Foi fuller information and terms write  Rev. W..I. Sipperell, B A., B.O , Piinci-  pal; or Rev J. P. fiowell, Bnruar.  The BEST. Ch#pest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of .satisfied  customers.    If you don't  believe 'it come    *  - ��� and examine goods.     . j ���      -      ,  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  just arrived.  ' AH new, seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices. !��'  .-V THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  HARDY-McKKXZIK BI'K,  DOMINION AVK, J-tlOK.MX.  You Can Get  THE, FINEST FRUITS that grow  and THE FINEST CIGARS and  TOBACCOS ever smoked at the new  store of   Alex McRae,  Stationery, Newspapers, Magazines, etc.  Hardy Block,   -  Dominion Ave.  ���THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C. '     '"  B. TOMKINS, Manager/  Ike Wii? Hotel of tie^ooienap  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  The most complete scenic invcstlturo  ever seen in the West.  Prices. $J.OO and 75c*  Seats on bale at Titos. Brown's.  Watches,  Do not miss this opportunity  ,10 to 25 per cent off on all .goods during  Hospital Donnlloiis  Lldt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, .to tho Piipenix Geneial Hospital :  Carhjir, R.llolrcll  Ca'h$i5 J. I>. Mucaulay  Cash fa A. V. Bern  Book Case....:    AH II. Clnrk  Bed t,liien, 4 doz Hospital I.adl-s' Aid  Jewelry,  ^a-____H_HH��H___aM  Repairing,  We%can "Watch" you at almost any  price, from the good, cvciyday timepiece  to the expensive adjusted cluonomeler.  Our Jewelry and Cut Glass stock  will bo found just what you desire to  make a selection from.,  In icpaiiing we ate prepared to take  care of anything in this line.  Geo. E. Dey, *  The Jeweler. Knob Hill Ave.  WATCHMAKER  '     ' ANfJ  "JEWELER.  Repairing of all kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  Fine line of seasonable jewelry always on hand,  FIRST ST., - - ' - PHOENIX, B. C.  On all our large varied assortment of handsome Flannelettes, French Flannel  designs. ���   /; -   \      '    "  On all Children's and  Women's Wool  Underwear,  Women's' Combination  Suits, perfect fitting garments. - - - -  On all Ladies' and Children's Shoes, Ladies' House SlippoKf  On all Ladies' Waists, Skirts, Kimonos and Wrappers.  On all Dress Goods. "  '    ���  On all Men's, Boys and Children's Clothing and Overcoats.  On all Men's Winter Underwear, derby and ribbed and fleece lined. * - >  '  On all Men's Wintci Overshirts and Dicss Shirts.  On all Men's Shoes���heavy mining shoe*,, dress shoes and slippers.  Remember the place.  THE  99  _3>n__���g___iH__aisa~E  Dominion Ave., PHOENIX; B. G  ^  ���_Miflfl_MM_ni_gama��aj^ MliW)iroaili__ng  ^smsmiaLm  rt?7aTCiK��VraW77vM?ra^

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