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 mwstmm  .,��,.���..  -..   .-��� ���  vi J  ?  A  >T"Jfia  m  1  "Sir  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 380,000 Tons of  Ore in 190*. & #  ���  toneer  Phoenix is the Centre,  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  Devoted to the Interests of the.Boundary Mining: District.  Vol. III.  -PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY, JANUARY u,' 1902.  No 9.  ivm  ARE CUTTING  EXPENSES  Big Store  City Council Think That It  Must Be Done.  BUSINESS AT WEDNESDAY'S MEETING  THE Old, Year has passed and wc intend to continue in  the year 1902, llie same as in the previous ones���doing  the best possible fur all our ninny eustomeis. lty so doing  we have been pros|H*rous in the past and Jtnow our efforts will  be appieriated and great leturns given us in the future. ' We  feel grateful for your patronage during the past year and' shall  make our utmost endeavors to merit the continuance of the,  same during 1902.  v#  The Law-McQuaid Stock,  We have purchased the above stock at a reduced figure and  'are prepared to offer it lit wholesale cost.' We.cap save'you"  50 per cent on your purchases of Underwear, Shoes, Hats,  'Caps, Clothing, etc. This stock is all new'-goods bought from  the best manufacturers of Canada. It comprises a full stock  of the Geo. A. Slatei Shoe, which we are anxious to clear out  as we expect our spring stock of the genuine Slater Shoe - to  arrive February 1st.  J  VWHBWtiBt  New  s  Resolutions  MANY are the < resolutions being framed for the  coming year. So in making.up your list we  have a good one to suggest���one 'which can be easily  'observed and which will at the same time bring manifold benefits IP the observer.    Here it is:  RF.Sp|.VIv���That yoy will encourage. the sale of  High Grade floods in this town and support the business  house that steadfastly adheres to the motto, Quality  Paramount.  Look to this store as one place where the Stamp of  Quality is on everything we sell. It is our aim and ambition to carry during the year 1902 a stock that will  unceasing continue to gain friends on its Merit Alone,  and at prices, ever the lowest, consistent with reliable  merchandising.  We also wish to take this  opportunty  to  thank  our  many customers for their liberal  patronage and to- wishV  the a moiit prosperous and '  HAPPY   NEW YEAR  Reporli of, Htallb Officer aad Fire Chief  Svfrtoltta-PropoilllM Far Aa Efeelrl  Ml Flrt Alarat Syafca,  Wednesday's meeting/jf the city  council was the last but one of the  present council, and considerable business'was tiansacted. Theentiie council  was present, consisting of Aldermen  Punch, Marshall, Clark^ Morrill,' Roy  and Mclfliiis, with Mayor Rumbcrgcr  in the chnir. ;    ' ,  Dr. (J. S. Gordon, the < ity Health  officer, read his annu^ jjej-ort, "frhich  was lercjved and oidered place'd on  file.' The annual report of Fire Chief  II emeu way was also read, and thanks  tendered for the same.- The report  was .as follows :    .  Fire C��i*r�� Report.  Phoenix..B. C., Jan. 8 h, 1002.  To the Mayor and City Council,of the  City of Phoenix, B. 0.,  Gentlemen���I t-uhmit to your honorable bc*.v a report of the Phoenix Volu-  teer Fire Department for the year ending  December 81st, HK)1.  Said report contains a complete tecoid  of the.department, 4 roeter of the de-  pa'rtmei't.'the location and cause of all  fires that have occurred since tlie organization ofthe brigade on July 22nd, 1001,  an inventory of ��llcity..propcrty in care  of (lie fire department and each recommendations and other information an 1  think proper for yonr coneideralion at  this tiin). .. K 11  ���  ixvcntoiiv   ov  nvn.Disau,  afimicatuh,  AI'I'LI.tKCKiJ, KTC, IIOSK CO, NO. 1.  Fire'hall of this company is on Doinin-  ���i<m~At*??MtymiLkWltt?X^tf6nm2  Tliompson Co.'a store. This is a one  story building.-   <��� .1    :  Contents: 1 brppm,,l utove complutu,  20 biu-keis,' 1 crow bar, 1 extension  ladder, 3 lanterns, 3 axes, 1 Siamese  connei'iion, 3 hose straps, \ rubber play  pide, 1 controMinf^npjsn*!, 2 extra tips,  3 galvanized ironjepaniit-rs, 2 iron spanners, 1 hose dry rack; one hose leel,  equipped as follows: 10 lengths of hose,  8 iion 8pannere, 2 hydrant wrenches, 1  hose strap, 1 controlling nozzle, 1 play  pipe, 1 axe, 1 hexagon wiench, 2 extra  tipi , ���-  Attached to Morrin-Thompson bonding : 1 bucket rack and two ladders.  Attached to Miners'.' .Union Jiall: 1  bucket rack and 4 duckets.  iiohe 'company no. 2.     ?  Fireball of this Company is next to the  Bank bloek, lot 4, block 11.  Contents: 1 broom, 1 stove complete,  1 can coal oil,--], crow 'bar, 1 hose dry  rack, 9 buckets, 1 hexagoh wrench';��� 3  lanterns, 3 axes, 1 extension ladder, 1  Iti-foot ladder; 1 hose reel, equipped as  follows: 8 lengths of hose, 1 rubber play  pipe, 1 controlling no/.zle, 2 hose straps,'  1 galvanized iron spanner, 5 iron spanners, 2 hydrant wrenches, 1 axe,  Attached to-Wynkoop-Stephms buildr  ing, Old Ironsides Ave.: 1 bucket rack,  10 buckets; 1 coil rope and 3 ladders.  Shed at corfleriof- Old Irontides. Ave.  and First St.': 1 hydrant wrench, 3  lengths of hose, 1 fire play pipe, 1 iron  spanner and 1 extra tip.v  Since the organization of "the' department wahavti had,eight alarms as follows: eight telephone alarms. Cause:  ttigine sparks, 1; cigars, 2;; Stovepipe 2;  unknown 1; suspicious 1, , /  Total insurance .'..'...|f),950.00  Total loitf'.'.... .���  2,21)0.04  Kogern, D. W. Mcpwnald, Perc, Woodruff, I.Crawford, J, A. Morrfn, D, Mi-  Millan, A. II, Rumbeiger, G. W. K1111.-  ber.'er, John Itlordan, Gene Shea, James  Marshall, Thomas (Roderick and R. A.  Scott.    :        V|.' -  Hose Company'iNd! ,2: Captain.  L. Y, Blrnie; Lieutenant, T. Corner;  Tongue Men, R. B.f Boucher and' P. C.  McArthur, Hydrant Men. J. B, Boyle  and J, Com way; Pirfjrien, 1st set, O. N.  Galer, James Mclean and A. Hillier;  2nd set, E. W. MonSr, J. MeRao and A.  8. Williamson; 3rd set, George Gibson,  8. T. Coulter and.^W. X. McDonald;  Axemen, 1st set, Wnl' L*,rd, W. F.orreH  and Alex Greljj; 2n$fct, W. J. Premier-  Kin*!, I), Wliilctiile and C.:J). Hunter;  3rd set, O. B. Smith,,; Jr. and J. J.  Struts-el. |  ||KC0H.1K&(?ATI(>N��.   ���  Recognising the f^ t8at the city is  not at present in tt ikwltlyn to purchase  necessary equipment,''l have great  hcbitaucy In recommending an increase  of equipment, but uruut call attention to  the necessity of a I Wit cheinhal engine,  a small hook aiuUIadder truck and  something better than the present telephone fl:e alarm system.  Theao should be purchased as soon as  possible and the better fire alarm system  installed at once. The department really  needs one thousand feet more hose.  Respectfully submitted,  John F. Hbmkkwav, Chief. ���  The finance committee reported  favorably on the following accounts,  which.were ordered paid :  B. Boone, watchman,flilary % 85 00  W. it. Williams, policj? jiidife....   26 (X)  James Ilayward. ....?].>      i) 00  G. S.Gordon, hThcflfcer, salary.   27 50  C. II. Flood, chief polfc*. salary.. 100 00  Hunter-Kendrlck Co.;      It 80  A. P. McKenzie .'-.     5 00  D. J.' Darraugli '.],      2 56  TIMBER SHAFT  NEARLY DONE  Important Improvement Made  By Granby Co.  INCREASES NO, 2 SHAFT CAPACITY  New Shaft to b�� Used Only for tbc Lowering of Timbers, sad Will Be Fitted  With a Ppcclsl Carriage.  For some weeks a force of workmen  have been .making'a taise from  the  200-foot  level of the Old   Iionsides I . ,. ...  .    oiganists,   will   also   assist   trt    the  musical programme.  ,   CHURCH DEDICATION TOMORROW.  Special Services at 3 p. m, at Emraaaael  Coagrcfatlacal.  As already announced through circular the dedication set vice of the new  Emmanuel Congregational church,  located on the corner of Second street  and Grey Eagle avenue, will be held  tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock.  Rev. I), H. Rcid, the pastor in  charge, will be assisted by Rev. R. B.  Blyth, of Victoiia, and local ministers.  An interesting programme has been  arranged, and Mr Blyth will take part  and preach the dedicatory sermon. He  will also occupy the pulpit in the  evening, The music will be in charge  of the Presbyterian choir and Prof,  KaufTmanu. \V. J,.Cramer, cornetist,  and   Mis.   Keith  and  Mrs.  Presley,  SMELTER HAS  RESUMED  Insurance over losses.  ���.���7,��W��.0(I  W.\TKlt-'ANO IIVPBA.NTM. ���  s  We have at present twelve hydrants,  equally dibtrilmted throughout the city,  and four contiguous to the city  limits,  which I always find in good order.   Our  water pressure is good, and in quantity  sufficient to cope with any conflagration  which niittht arise.   The water pressure  on the different levelsof the city is as  follows:  ;     ' :     r '- ,   Founds.  Phoenix General Hospital.....':., '.'.���.. 55  Victoria Ave and Second gt........ \ 73  Brooklyn Ave and Idaho St."........, 95  Dominion Ave and Phoenix St.,.....U5  Standard Ave anil Banner St....... .140  Old Ironsides Ave and First St........'. 58  Knob Hill Aye .and First St.  85  Dominion Ave and Montezuma St. ..108  Dominion Ave and Banner St. ... 134  SXPHN8E  ACCOUNT.  Equipment ; '.. .7..".. .|1,666.91  Buildings ..... ....,��� ..........     160.00  . Total ..-.........; v......... $1 726.91  The membership pf. the department is  as follows:   Chieif,'John F, Hemenway(  Assistant Chief, J, E.  W. Thompson;  Secretary, P. C. McArthur; Treasurer,  J. E. Mills.  Hose Company No. 1:   Captain, J. C.  'Gpnpll}.'..Lieiitenant^A.. P.. MeKenxie;  Firemen,   G.  S.  McKcnxie,  Total ,'; |261 36  The report of A. ,pt. Simpson, the  city auditor, was read, and'it was  ordered printed in trie Phoenix Pioneer. It will be Ipbnd in another  column. ,    - V  By Law^No. 34 was 'read and passed  the last time, in amendment of the  license .by-law. By, Law No. 35, in  regard to election qualifications, was  also read the last time and passed.  f���AIdermw��^g^"-^d*,*MaMhalL  moved to dispense with the services of  the night watchman, the, city health  officer, and the city solicitor, and that  the clerk's work be done at a less expense. As an amendment, Aldeimen  Punch, Marshall and Claik were, appointed as a committee to wait on the  above officials, and see what can be  done to reduce expenses.  A communication was received  from McArthur & Monk, in regard to  installing a fne alarm system. The  letter was as follows :  Fire Alarm Proposition.  Phoenix, B. C, Jan. 8th, 1902.  The Mayor and Aldermen of tLe City of  Phoenix, B. C.  Gentlemen: In pursuance to a suggestion of His Worship, Mayor Kumbergei,  made at a fire department meeting some  time ago, we beg to submit for jour consideration   the 'accompanying:   plans;  showing a proposed electric lire alarm  system..  ; We will install this system for $225..  We could ���put in one at a much less cost,  but the wires of the proposed system  could be used in fi permanent system,  should the requirements of the city' in  the future need a more expensive fire  alarm line.  (.Tlie main line will be of No. ^insulated copper wire, strung on proper brackets  and pony insulators, fastened to the  present,electric pojes. The branch wires  to ihedifferent boxes will be number H  insulated copper wire,  We propose to have four alarm boxes,  as shown on map, and connect these  same with an electric bell in the house of  Ihe chief and with a gonj; in the Old  Iionsides shaft house.  Our Mr. Mo.ik will be on hand to  answer any questions the. members of  the council may choose to ask.  Trusting our- p'ans will meet with yonr  approval, we remain,  Your obedient servaets.  McAktutu a Monk.  The council then adjourned to meet  in special session Saturday evening.  mine to the surlace, and any shot  likely to break thiough and make connections. This shall is located im?  mediately in the rear of and convenient  to the timber framing house of the  Granby Co., and will be used solely  foi the'purpose of lowering timbers  for use in the Granby mines.  I'or some, time past it has required  almost one entire shift's time for the  lowering of the timbers needed in the  mines thiough the No. 2 .shaft, and as  soon as the new limber shaft is completed and fitted foi use, the No. 2  hoist will be enabled to utilize this  time in hoisting ore���about 150 tons  per shift.  .The timber shaft will be fitted with  a special carriage for the pui pose of  handling limbers of any length', as  well as other appliances of the latest  pattern. Heietofore there has been  some trouble in getting down the longest timbers reepjired. All iarge mines  mines have special facilities for getting  down timbeis, but the Granby is the  first one in the Boundary to utilize a  shaft for this purpose alone. It will  probably be a month before the new  shaft is ready for general use.  Monday evening Mr. Blyth will  give his celebrated lecture, "Experiences in the Beer War." Mr. Blyth  is an entertaining talker,* and having  been in the thick of the fight in South  Attica, has a thorough knowledge of  his subject. The lecture is to be given  to aid in the - church furnishings.  Refreshments will be served by the  Ladies' Aid in the church.    '  Grenby Works Started Again  Last Wednesday.  WAS CLOSED EXACTLY ONE WEEK  The Two Old Faraaces Are Now inning,  aad (fee Two New Oaes Will Shortly Be  Ready to Tun Oat Matte,  +������Mi*4+���*���**  LOCAL JOTTINGS   j  Banquet of Boundary Printers.  ''Last. S|indaj the regular monthly  meeting.of Greenwood Typographical  Union No; 358 was held in Phoenix,  members coining up the hill from  Grand Forks and Greenwood to attend. The jurisdiction of the union  is the entire Boundary country. In  connection with the monthly business  meeting the first annual banquet was  held at the Dominion House. President Mcliuyre, of the Grand Forks  News, presided, and the usual toasts  were propqsed and responded to. Mine  Host Qillis set out a most attractive  menu, to which full justice was done  by the typographical experts.  A strike of som,e importance is re-  AVebster'ported from, the Qolden Crpwn.  Yesterday was payday at the Gran-  by mines.  City water was put into the Bank  block this week.  Rev. R. B. lilyth arrived from Victoria yesterday.  Mrs. Wm. Lockhart left on Wednesday's train on an extended tiip to To-  tonto.  Neil Stewart, the contractoi, left  last Saturday for an extended trip to  the east.  Thursday 89 children attended our  public school. This is high water  mark in Phoenix.  Tieasurer G. W. Wooster, of the  Granby Co., spent two or thiee days  in the city this week.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, today and tomorrow, January tith.and-12th.  The' office staff of the Snowshoe  mine now occunies the commodious  office building recently completed.  Last Monday evening the White  Cooks and Waiters Union installed  the new. officers for the ensuing term.  McAuliffe, the tailor, will open business next waek at Boyle's old stand,  in the Graves Williams block, on First  street,  ...������.'  L. A, Campbell, of Rossland and  G. O. Boswell, who have the contract  for the erection of the Cascade power  line, came in by Wednesday's'train.  Mrs. Philip W. W. King died at  Vuncouver last Saturday, before Mr.  King reached there, the funeral taking  place Monday. She left a month old  child.  Mrs. J."M. Millar received word by-  wire this week that her mother, Mrs.  Malcolm, of Norwich, Out., is very-  ill. ...Mrs. Miliar will go cast if her  mother is not reported better soon.  Thursday night the Eholt Dramatic  Society gave an entertainment at Miners' Union Hall to a good sized audience, closing with the laughable farce,  "My Turn Next," which was well received.  This week the local hockey club has  been putting 111 some hard work practicing for the game which it is expected would be played with the Grand  Forks club last night. The match  has been postponed, however.  W. H.. Dorman, iuspector for the  mainland, with headquarters at Vancouver, made his periodical visit to  the Phoenix postoffice this week Monday; and expressed himself as well  pleased with the1'manner in which the  office is being cqnducted.  At last Suturday's meeting of the  Phoenix Liberal Association, the'fallowing officers were elected: Bresident,  R.A. Scott; vice-president. M. H.Roy;  secretary-treasurer, P. C. McArthur;  executive committee, T. J. Hardy, R.  B. Kerr.A. P. McKenzie, D. W. McDonald, J, H.Graham and Jk McAi-  lister.  POWER HOUSE ALMOST COMPLETED.  Mala Buildiaf ia 5��xlM Feet aad Fifty-five  Feet f1l|h.  1 Contractor John J. Copp has been  engaged for some months past in the  construction of the stone and brick  portions of the power house now in  course of erection by the Cascade  Water, Power and Light Company.  Mr. Copp has been favored with excellent weather since he started work  on-his contract, and is almost through  with the original work which he undertook. He is likely to remain on the  ground, however, until spring, as several other minor structuies'are planned. The main building of the plant  is 50x150 feet and 55 feeLhigh,' '_:&.,  -���'L. A.' Campbell, of. Rossland: has  erected the pole line connecting the  work with the Phoenix camp. 'Ihe  next feature of his work will be the  stringing the wire, several carloads of  which have already been delivered at  Cascade and other points. As the insulators have not arrived from Germany, it has been decided not to begin stringing wire for a couple of  months.  WAS BONDED  FOR $185,000  Last week Wednesday the Granby  smelter, at Grand Forks, was shut  down for the purpose of connecting up  the blowers that will be used for the  two new furnaces, which have been in  the process of installation for- some  time past. When the works were"  blown out last Wednesday week, Supt.  Hodges stated that he thought the  work could be done in a week's time,  and,in exactly seven   days   he   had        ; --;  blown in the old furnaces once ��� more,  and once again they arc smelting up up- ,     -  waids   of 700  tons  of Phoenix ore  daily. ���  There is quite a little fitting and   ' ,  conducting'yet to be done before , the  two new furnaces will be ready for use,  which will probably be some time in  the course of a couple of weeks. No  time will be lost, however, in getting ���  the new furnaces into working condition, whe then capacity of the smelter  will be about 1,400 tons each 24  hours. About the same time the new  copper converter, the only one in the  province, will be manufacturing matte '   -  ,  into blister copper at the smelter also.  Copper matte is now arriving daily  from the Greenwood and Nelson  smelters, and it is expected, as soon as  the present contract of.the,Trail,smel-      , .*, . , ,v/..,�����..  concern will also send its matte to the  Granby wdrko'for converting.   '  As the ore bins of the smelter were J  full, during the shut down but little  ore was sent out from Phoenix. For  three or four days no ore whatever  was shipped, but now the regular quota  is shipped daily, which will be increased shortly.  NEW MINING- CAMP OF TONAPAH, NEV.  Some  Deal Reported Made For the  Morrison Mine.  PROMISING   DEADWOOD   PROPERTY  Chicago and New York Capitalists to Take  Hold���Pay $5,000 Down, $80,000 In 60  Days, and Balance July 1st.  This week the Morrison mine, a  well known low grade Deadwoodcamp  property, was bonded to New York  and Chicago capitalists for $185,000.  Of this sum $5,000 was paid down,  $80,000 is to be paid in 60 days and  the balance on July 1st next.  The deal was consummated in Spokane by John Hunner, president of  the 'Morrison Mines, Ltd. The purchasers acted upon the advice of John  M.Long, formerly superintendent ol  of the LeRoi mine, and also had the  rei>ort of a New York mining engineer.  It is expected the sale will net piesent  stockholders 15 cents per share.  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  ��� The site of the new 300 foot shaft  for the Snowshoe has been cleared.  The deal between the Brooklyn and  Mother Lode, it is said, is not yet off.  Persistent rumors are afloat that the  Gold. Drop, will resume in the near  future.  This week the Ethiopia, of Long  Lake camp, shipped a car of ore to the  Greenwood smelter.  . It is reported that work will be. resumed on the JeweLmine, Long Lake  camp, in the near future.  Part ol" the new hoisting engine,  two carloads, arrived this week for the  Sunset mine, Deadwood camp, from  the Jenckes Machine Co., of Sher-  brooke, Quebec .-'.  Only a Year Old and Is Said to Have  1600 People.  Every once in a while a new mining camp begins to attract attention,  and hundreds, who are looking to  better their worldly possessions, flock  thither. It is true that most of them  go with but little rfal ideaof the place  they are going to, but they go just the  same.  The  latest attraction of this kind is  the camp of Tonapah,'Nevada, which  although  only a year old,, is  said  to  have a population of  1,600  souls  already.      It is located   in   or near  a  desert,  and about 65 miles  from   the  railway,    Ol course there'll be a railway, but at  present  skanks  mare or  horses aie the only mode of locomotion.    Great reports are sent out in regard to the richness of the camp,  one  of them being that the ore  runs  from  $100 to $1,000 per ton, with  millions  already in sight, the values being gold  and silver.   -These reports have yet to  be authenticated.     It is .also asserted  that hundreds of teams are employed  hauling the ore to the  smelters, and  the local paper at Tonapah is authority for the statement  that the smelters  are not likely to get ahead of the supply of ore.   The nearest railway point  is Reno, Nev.  A number of Boundary   men   have  already started for the new excitement.  Buffet Car on Boundary Railway.  The lor.g looked for and needed buffet car has at last been placed on the  Boundary branch of the C. P. R., going into service last!' Wednesday" for  the first time. It is no longer needful for passengers into or out of the  Boundary to go hungry on the trip.  The car is of the Fournier reclining  chair pattern, and is complete in every  respect. Meals will be served en route  a la carte at reasonable rates, and the  innovation will be welcomed by passengers bound for the Boundary. The  Rossland train will pick up the buffet  car daily at Smelter Junction, and the  return train on the s<ime day will connect with it at Grand Fcuks for the  return trip.  i -*K, THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ��+++++++++.��++��� �� MM �������������������������������������������++��������� ������������<���������������������������;;  I The Canadian Bank of Commerce :;  m'It-  head OFFICE, TORONTO,  Rest, $2,000,000.  Capital, $8,000,000.      **      j��  HON. GEO, A. COX, PrwUent. B. E. WALKER, General VUmgir.  ). H. PLUMMBR, A��'t Gen'i M��iuger.  H. R.. DAVIDSON, Acting Mgr. Greenwood Branch  ������+������������������������������<  *���++++++++++++++++  }<jfi  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISRUKD ON HATUKDAV H\ 1HI1  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT rilOKN IX, S. C.  W. B.WlLLCOX, Manaqcr.  ....i-���i.���....   1 nuniuemi office No 14.  retepliouc*   j Matla)i[t:1.6 mUcucc, No. 15.  SLBSCRIITIONA IN ADVANCK.  'ci Vrar I1 ����  ���Ix Mouth* ��  To foreign Couiitric*    J ����  irvoii*rcnatn��ul��crllM>r to till* pnixrr, this  unit invitation to vou to become one. '  i��v  Advertising rate* lurnlnhed oil application.  Legal notice* 10 mid j centi per line.  Four weekly tii*ertlon* conitttute one motilh'*  idvertlilug.  <UNIONfjtffABEL>  According to the new school act,  thiee .school tinstecs aie to he chosen  it the same time. The present incumbents aie I). J. Matheson, J. Stir-  rett and J. A. Clark, and they have  been satisfactory to the community, so  far as can be learned. The school of  the city is giowing in importance each  year, and the above pentlemen, if reelected, will undoubtedly do good  woifc for another teim. Beginning  this year, the city school is wholly  within the jurisdiction of the new  trustees, the government simply supplying funds at the tate of ]io per  pupil, which nil! give Phoenix a trifle  shoit of $1400 for 1902.  Jr'"j '  it,', .*.,(..'   ���>.  1 FUTURE IS ENCOURAOINO.  " l M        .1  The figures published in last week's  issue of the Pioneer were a revelation  to even some of the old timers in the  ^Boundary. It was of course, generally known that thet output of the  Boundary in geneial and of Phoenix  in particulur was incieasing by ' leaps  and bounds, but the average .man did  not stop to realize that the increase  over 1900 was close to three hundred  per cent. ��� Such, however, is the case.  When it is looked at without preju-  ��� dice, on its merits alone, it is simply  marvellous that such an- increase  should come in so short a time. When  ' the Pioneer made , this piediction  months ago, some of readers merely  smiled in"tlieir sleeves. They are now  smiling in a, very different manner,  and arc not a little pleased to be able  lb smile in this way.   ���> <   '  / . The capitalists who started in years  ago to develop the resources of the  9'K  --  ;M  m  WW  M 7VI  our loW grade ores in  large volume  r,.that they could achieve success., Jfliey  were not novices m. the^ mining business���they had made it a study foi  .', years.    All they wanted was plenty of  the ore that was first discovered���low  gradeythough it might be, and  they  t   would take chances on getting a profit  (torn it.   Then  they developed and  found the quantity.   All that'was then  needed   was   plenty  of capital and  patience.' They*also found both of  these,'and have so far made a success  ) of the undertakings.       "  No longer is there any doubt about  the Boundary becoming in  the near  ,'future'one of the great mining and  " smelting centres of the continent." 'An  average of over a thousand tons of ore  <' was gotten out  and  shipped  to? the  v smelters during 1901, and nearly that  ' . much   was treated ,at our smelters,  The total for the year 1902  will, certainly at least double this remarkable  figure, if it does not go even higher.  < v ,1 The Pioneer believes that the future  '?; for the Boundary is most encouraging.  i *'There is e^ery. reason .for this belief.  - The copper situation will undoubtedly  ' riglit ' itself,   and . those mines .that  actually  have the ore" will be able to  find a ready  maiket  for it at prices  *'   that will yield a piofit. Phoemjjsonjy..  on'the threshold' of itThTstory  NEXT WEEK'S ELECTION.  &&&$���&&*  M ;  Wm  v'  ifTOffVv^'K1  As will be noticed by the advertise  merit elsewhere in this issue of'the  Pioneer, the electors of the city are  called upon1 next Monday-to nominate  ^iix aldermen and tf mayor, and if need  *' ibelaVe a jsbll,'which latter will  occur  the following Thursday, if required.  It ist generally conceded that the  present city council have administered  the affairs of the city in a salisfactoiy  1   manner, and if any of them will stared  1 for re-election, they will probably be  chosen once more. Up to date uo  names have been mentioned lor the  office of mat or except that of the present  incumbent���G, W. Rumberger. It is  doubtful If a better man could be  secured for the position. Mr." Rum  berger, by his plain,  and business like ways, has earned the  - respect and esteem of all classes, and  while not yearning for further mttnict-  ipal Ixonois, would serve again if it-  quested to do so by the ratepayers.  ?No man has larger interests in Price-  nix? and no 'Irian has freely given so  much of his time to the city's work,  without pay of any kind. > * ;  f     WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  The city fatheis believe that the  affairs of the city can be conducted  more economically, and are now proceeding along that line.  About a year ago the Phoenix Hoard  of Trade sent a request lo the C. P. R.  to place a buffet car on the Moundar)  railway.'., The company did not have  one handy then, but stopped the trains  at Grand'Forks long enough to allow  passengers to bieak their lasts. This  week the'recommendation of the Phoe  nix Boaid of Trade goes into effect,  and the buffet car on our railway is a  reality.   , J   ��  The trust is an evil so long as it is  conducted for piivate advantage, but  when conducted for the common weal  is the moral and.economic solution ol  our commercial    problems. Grand  Forks News.  Castro of Caracas evidently feels in  the - humor to talk about ME and  Caesar. Witness his telegram an-  noun; ing the termination of the rebellion in Venezuela ���. "Ferdinandeij  defeated. , Pietre pi isoner. Rebellion  crushed 1"���Vancouver World.  ''1     v "������""  -The Boundaiy country will weather  the panic in copper much, better than  "was at first thought it would. It is  claimed that the Granby Consolidated  can manufacture copper with the  maiket at nine cents per pound, and  still make a handsome profit.���Nelson  Miner.  If that Chicago fellow is right and  scientists are about to make known a  way by which we can'get along without dying, there will have to be a good  many changes in social conditions.  It will then,be necessary for some one  to'find out a way of suspending ani-  mation,*so that when we get tired of  living we can rest awhile, and then  lake the business up again ���Victoria  Colonist., -   '  of the second Canadian contingent  and was promoted to be corpoial.  He marched 500 miles with his  batteiy under the command of Sii  Charles Parsons in pursuit of the  enemy.  "He enlisted priinaiily as a soldiei  and his first duty was to the country.  He had no thought of euteiing on  foimal ministrations, lot he wanted to  present his life, not the profession ol a  Christian, to his fellow soldiers. One  wants first ol all to be a man; and the  ministei, if he be not a man to begin  with, may as well keep his mouth  closed.  "Coipoial Blyth appealed before the  English speaking world when he was  selected as their repiesentative by tin.  Canadians at the convalescent home  in the Isle of Wight ,lo present an  address to Queen Victoria before she  diedr. *  "Needless to say he was given a  rousing welcome home. He was met  at the station by all the students ol  his college (Mi, Blyth is a giadunte ol  McGill college) and cariied shouldci  high to a caninge and diiven in pto-  cession to the college, wheic the giavc  professors and thousands of citizens  were waiting lo leccive him. Ol  course there weie speeches, but the  best of all was tlie modest, quiet speech  of (Corporal) the Rev. R. II. Blyth,  who said, among other things, he had  simply done what he could not resist  doing, what he believed to be his dut)  as a cin/en and a Christian."  We sinceiel> hope the citirens ol  Phoenix will avail themselves of the  opportunity ot hearing both 110111 the  pulpit and the platlorm, this eloquent  pieacher and patiiotic soldiei.  binsol No 2 shalt ready for shipment,  and 40 tons at the No. 1 shalt Work  will not be icsumed upon the concentrating vein, 300 fool le\el, until the  Gieenuood smelter is in a position to  take the oie.  To Treat 5,000 Tom Daily.  Something of the magnitude of the  new smelting plant at Anaconda tan  be seen when it is undeistood lhat to  build the woiks it took moie than io,-  000 cai loads ol maieiwl. Of this 1,000  carloads weie biick. Over 25,000,000  feet of lumber weie used in the buildings and flume. This flume delivers  50,000 gallons ol ��ater eveiy minute.  Fifty thousand yaids ��f masomy weie  constiucted in the woik and more than  250,000 y.vds of eailh weie excavated  for foundations. The site occupied  contains 3ooa<ies, 7 acies of which  aie covered by the concenliator  building alone. The rapacity of the)  woiks is lully 5,000 tons, ol oie each '  24 houis. It look a loice of 900 men  employed Irom June 18th to date to.  complete the immense plant. This is  ceitainly the lamest smelting plant in  the woild.���Westein Mining Woild,    |  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AOKNT,  FIKK, UrE, ACCIDFN'l.  CoiumlMiluiirr f��r tnklne Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  r. a. scon,  -    C'ONIRACIOR AND BOILOKR.  ESTIMA'IKS FUKNISHFD.  PHOENIX, B.C  BOYLE  THE DRUGGIST.  II. S. CAVI.EY.  W.  B. COCHKANK.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  S01 ichors, E-ir.  PHOENIX, B. C.  D. .WHITESIDE,  Uarrisier & Solicitor,  Hank Block.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Hakkisikk ANII Somciior,  NOTARY I>UI1MC.  ,"    /     PHOENIX, B.C  Phoenix Home Brewed  Lager Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Pkopkimor.  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St*. Phoenix-  (  STRICTLY BUSINESS JOTTINGS  1      '       -   l  Faint advertising heart ne'er won  lair profits.  Take care of your ads and results  will,take care of themselves.  Every good advertisement is a per*  sonal message^o each reader."  ^Buying advertising space in a good  newspaper is almost equivalent to buying trade.  A business will not prosper without  advertising any more than the old  fashioned mill wheel will run  without  water.        - ������*"  ABOUT THE FIGHTING PARSON  Wbo Will Lecture la Phoenix Next Monday  Evening.  Next Monday Rev. R. B. Blyth, of  Victoria, will lecture at the, new  Emmanuel Congregatioiiafchurch on  "Reminiscences of the Boer War."  Here is the way the Sunday Champion,  London, spoke of Mr. Blyth, on his  return from Africa :  "Canada furnished a unique speci  men of a soldier to the Boer war in  South Africa���a fighting parson.  "It is true, when the war broke out  he was a student at the Congregational  but unassuming j Theological College, Montreal,' affiliated with McGill University} but at  the same time he was in full charge of  a church in one of the suburbs.���  Amherst Park. The senate of the  college recognized his patriotism and  ability by conferring his diploma upon  him in his absence.     -    L  "Thls fighting parson, Rev. R. B.  Blyih, enlisted in E BatteryXMontreal)  I     PROVINCIAL NEWS NOTES.     |  Sandon is organizing a Haid Times  Minstrel Company.  The Imperial Bank has opened a  branch at Ferguson.  The saw-mills in East Kootenay  have formed a combine.  Kaslo is talking of erecting a drill  and fire hall to cost $3,000  The telephone line between Marys-  ville and Cranbiook is finished and it  works well.  The Rossland branch of the Cana  dian Bank of Commerce is 10 be withdrawn on'Januaiy 15th.  The Christmas issue of the Ft.  Steele Prospector, the pioneer weekly  of East Kootenay, is a beauty, being  urofuaclj illustiaicd and printed Jon  the best of stock, with suitable lettei-  press.  The name of Thomson's Landing  has been changed to Beaton, to begin  with the New Year. Application has  been made to the post-master general  to have the name of the post-office  accordingly.  J. M. Cameron, organizer of the  Socialist party of British Columbia,  has organized branches of the party at  Rossland, 41 members; Grand Forks,  13; Greenwood, 22;- Phoenix, 23;  Ymir, 26; and Trail, 7.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. P. mid A. M.  Regular ccmmiuulcHtlon S p. 111 > Sec  0111I rimimliiy of inch mouth  Kim.rvi.iit iiicitlnnK tin culled, Mawmlc  llnlV, MuirlHuii-Atiricrrtou Muck.  I'. ... COCK. ���  W. M.  JNO. V. KKMKNW IY.  bctrctiiry.  I. 0. 0. F.   Snow  Shoe Lodge, No. 46.  \l cHh   even   Momliiv  Eve ut   Hiinlj-  MrKcnzie   "Hull.     Vit-iniut    BrWhrei  Cordiullv Invited. I). Wiiiikmdk, "S.U.  liKo. It. M e u>. Ukc. fee.  ^ ��� -Ac-lit for���  PABST BEER  Complete I.ltie of Sample  PHOENIX AERIE,  NO. 158.  Meetings on Tuen  day 8 30 p in. nt  Miner*' Union Hull.  Vinltlug      brethren  cordially lin itcd  R. I.  BOYD. Secy.  ,      , IN REGARD TO THE WINNIPEG  What Mr. Plewnaa Found Tberc In a Recent  Vl��lt  Richard Plewman, managing director of the Winnipeg, recently inspected  the gold copper ore lately found west  of the western dyke on the 100-foot  level in the centre portion of the  property. This new ore body is in  all probability the railway vein, being  in direct*alignment with what is known  as the 35-foot level .vein (main workings) and the vein (No. 2 shaft) at  the extreme west end of the property.  The width of the vein is not yet known.  It has probably been flattened against  the dyke, and here the vein is six to  eight feet wide and no walls yet found.  But the real width of the vein is  probably not great, and this i>oint cannot be determined until the drift gels  further away from the influence of the  dyke.  The vein, Mr. Plewman states as  containing several small seams of clean,  high grade ore, assaying $25 to $40.  About 40 tons oi vein matter have  already been taken out, of which  about 10 tons consist of clean ore.  An average sample- of the lemaining  30 tons gave $12 in gold and 1.63  per cent, copper. It is a self-flu\ing  ore, containing 6.1 per cent,  m  lime.  Drifting westward is being pushed  with energy, and from the No. 2 shaft  on the west end of the vein (40 foot  level) drifting eastward continues in  four feet of clean, solid ore. Between  these mo workings, on what is believed to be the same vein, there exists about 400 feet of unexplored  ground, and should the vein prove  continuous, it would be possible in  time to make connections between the  No. x and No. 2 shafts, ja distance of  about 650 feet, with good shipping  facilities at both ends.  Sixty tons Of ore arc now in the ore  Phoenix Lodje No. U,  Kni(btf ol PylHM.  MeelB e\er) Tueftduy Might  nt 7 30 p 111 , Miners' Union  Hull  Visiting brethren welcome.  C A. McClu.no, C. C  I> J Matiiesov, K. K S.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. V.. of Phoenix.  Meets Monday   nii;M8.,8:3<> o'clock-at  ���* Minera' Union Hall.  J. T. I,AWkEjiCB,.   1    ,    \ Mifca Clark, "  ��� ���"      President." ��� S��retary.  Those desiring helpapply to secretary. 'Plione3o  Geo. rilhnou  .1. 0._V��n Stckle  GIBSON & VAN SICKLE  SHAVING PARLORS     ,  and BATHROOM.  Phoenix, B. C  Gra\cs-V\ lllinnis Block,cor.  First and Old Ironsides A\e  R. CREIGER,  Manager I  GREENWOOD  Phoenix  Skating  NOW OPEN  Lighted by  Electricity.  REASON TICKETS.  ForMBN *7.00  "   UniBH.    ..5 00  "   Bom '3 00  -   ,     Teanmknt 25cent>.'1  SKATING HOURS:  2 30p in. to 4 30p.m.        - 8 p in. to 10 p.'ni.  Old Ironcidea Time.  Corner & Prendergast  PROPRIETORS.  A Snap for  OLD AND NEW  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto.,,  Globe (daily) both for One;  year   Phoenix Pioneer and ^Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One'  year :   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily, Herald, both for One  _QC-   /Including Handsome Portraits  yotfi    VofKlilK Kdwnrd, 17X" Inched /   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Subscriptions rereiveil to nil Magazines and Periodicals ut publifliers lowest rates.  ., Send all subscriptions to'this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  J5  ��51  2.50  2  Do you want the I ����<* N��- '7-1  Best Dry Wood ?  Tamarack and-Fir, per cord,  $3.75'  Stove Wood ",. 4.60  ���'       "       Three Ricks,      $5.00  i      ii * <��'  DELIVEKED AT YOUR DOOR.  i aL�� Mcfa#s Drag store |   James Moran  #/8v9"9/<  Go to the  for fl  PALACE LIVERY *��  ��Pw STABLE ww turnou��-  *��  We keep a Hell stocked stable of Driving and Saddle  ��� horses which are well suited lor long diives.     Special  attention niven to sleighing parties.  i  Light and Heevy^cOLLiNS & McGILLIS  Transfer.- proprietors. ��� =====  Smoke KELOWNA Union made  SCIGA RSI  ESSIS   v  Sif!fflfWWW1ff?!fWf?1fWfWfffnffffffff!fff?ff?ftfffffWftfffffW^  &  ��  ��  ��  ��  PHOENIX  .FREIGHT AND EXPRESS RECEIVE  PROMPT ATTENTION, ==T-*rr=~  LIVERY A-S? STAGE LINE  GREENWOOD STAGE LEAVES 8 A. M AND  J P M.    SUNDAYS J P, M.  'phone NO, ��. '" GEO P MURPHY. MaAagtr  =3     fM  ^iu^Aiiu^iUiUiiuam^iUiUiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiumiAiiii^^^  iiopfe Leaf  HOTCl   Old Ironsides  Ave.  Choice Wines, Liquors and Ci|tar�� alviajs in  stock Ruaid'liy dnv or wo k. Ono f rial and  vou Mill remember The Maple Leftf Forever.  ~aF.a &-McD0XALl>. Props, phoe^x  Buy Presents  v.  thdt will be appreciated by your friends and relatives.  a Ring, a Watch  or a Selection froirl the many different articles of Jewelery  to bz found in our slock will strike tlie right chord.  Zimmerman ^ier  has them in grea: variety and at prices that will SEM...  LUMBER COMPANY, Lm  i-    e i  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS Ol'     '  ROUGH AND D1RESSED LUMBER  OFPICH AND V&KD8  RO&SLAND, GREENWOOD, CASCADE AN�� PttOENIX; B. 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Salnio, Rossland, Trail, Cascade, ���  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  5 .FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. 5  -   - All orders receive prompt attention.  o  0 o  ��00*009Oooo00eett��eooeA��*��o0oei��0ft0 00000000 ���0090��0Oi000  FOR THE PIONEER?  a  P.";  Tsosiniississww^mvmsfnwsiswv t^f^O^NlX1TIOtfEER  s  lrW  ��JMINT  ��� C A F E  has reopened under the management of AjCO. W.  Blake, formerly of  the Butte ' Cafe,  where he will con  tinue to' cater to his many  former patrons and the general public:  GEO. W. BLAKE, Mgr.  Home Cooking  Prompt Service  7- a ��,t~ tvi ci- a o/-\kt Onlv tlie beet of Everything, |  GAME IN Sh-ASON. tol;e f(inml in ���IB jf,,^*.'  A  t -:  �� ������������* ��������������<  ��� j  ���0ft0����>����0>�����*������  J White Star Laundry  ; ���  I'lrit-ClitWiWuilc Guaranteed-  j Mlueis' FlonmrUn 8|��clnlly,  ��� Good* (felled fur mill Dclivei.  t ed Free. ,Your l'alroimgr Bo.  I            "cited. ; I ^-"gSg-ggi^g  I   e. i mm ��(o,  : V. fc N. HUII.CINC, OI'I'OKITH  ��� Jtlnck'n Hotel,  Dominion Ave,  :   Ilrnticli:   Ullill'B BAR-  ill UK SHOP, Upper Town.    I'tlnfiK No, 64  !..  IN SLOCAN  AND LARDEAU  Good  Showing;   Made  1901.  For  70,000 IONS WERE MINED AT VMIK  NolwIlbiUndiof Low ' Prlcti of Lend tod  Silver, CoailderaUe Advances Were  Made la All the Caaps.  **����������**��������00*00  ������0������M***tt***ttM��r������**f**��*M��������*4����t��H*��*��MH����ltM*t*��**HtfM**��������*t��4��������*��*������ ��**������*  j Lion Bottling Works j  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.  jobbers in.- ^ines, Beer and Cigars  OIlDKItS   BY   TELEPHONE  PROMPTLY FILLED.  The following are given out as the  official returns from the Lardeau district U|�� to the, 1 st of Uecember, but  since then sonic sliipmeiits have been  made, probably roo tons from the  Silver Cu|,:  ., Tom.  Silver Clip .   1,200  Nettie I.  880  1'rliine....'    326?^  Beatrice ".  , 221  Ureal WvHlern      28  Biuiidvlew      2(1  Ktliel * ,-      17  Ct omwell      I i}t  0|iliir Ludu '       0  Mwiip|iolllttii       (I  J?t. Klnii) ,       (I  Ruffled Grouse        0  Linton   face and in the mill, and lor the last  six.months 100 more in constructing  a cyanide plant, which will be in  operation by the end of January. It  will cost $50,000. Other sliipmeiits  from i.ear Ymir, 50 tons. In the  vicinity of Eiie and Salino, the Arlington shipped 1,000 tons; Keystone  100 tons. The Second Relief put in  a concentrator and is icady to ship.  The Yellowstone stamp mill crushed  9,000 tons and the Fern 375. The  estimated number of miners employed  in Ymir district is 450.  In Nelson distiict the Hall Mines  produced 21,366 tons; Athabasca  4,500; Graniie creek mines (milled)  6,809; Molie Gibson 750 tons.  FIRST CLASS  FIRE SYSTEM  Report  of   Engineer  Mayor.  to  the  fHOENIX   WATER SUPPLY ALRIGHT  NOTE AND COMMENT.  SOI.H AOKNTSI'OR rtlUCItSQl.lCU.HN SK1.TKKS'HI,lWr ���  I.AIIKI, 1IKANU'I'HK MOST HHAI.TIIFUI, ANIJ KKFKKSII- !  ING   OP MI.VKKA.. WATI'.KS. '  0  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C \  * ���  d. w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to,  Phoenix street (Uncle of I'oiloflice.)  Bhoenix, B. C.  WtfW  ^���.�������������������������*����4������^����*4*������>l����<  ��� ��������*��������� ��*�����<  Furniture  A  IMISf-  ��� ������*0����04����0��*0**-*-����0<  Undertaking  end Embalming  ] TN tins line we are in a better position  j r .than ever to supply the wants of the  _{.. Public of Phoenix. .-..-  ,   ~-  1    Upfieisicrlng a speclaiig  *   .  : .  J CLARK <EL BINNS,  Old-Ironsides Ave.  wmmfwmm  001  ���  0  0  0.  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  ���  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  Printing  , 0  0'  0  0  0  I.  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  That's Our Business  The "Job  Department of the  Phoeuix    Pioneer is fully  equippedto turn, out the BEST QUALITY of Stationery  ' for any kind of business.     Special attention paid to work  for Mines.    Stock, the best;  quality, the-highest grade.  ADDRESS:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.  ���Phone No. 14.  000O0000000000000000CO000 0V0003000O00000000000��  0  0  0  0.   s  0  000000  Tutnl 8.727^  Value .nth-.the too  tons estimated  from the Silver Cup, $375,016.81.  Tlie mining'output of Slocan dis-,  tiict for the past year' shows an increase of 135 per cent, over-lhat ot  last) ear and aggregates 10,336 tons  fwivi 14'' propeities. The present  number of men on the payrolls is 300.  Moie claims are under bond than ever  before, and recent ore bodies discovered are of great richness, one car  fiom the Arlington netting $5,200.  Shipments by mines:  , Toim  Arlington '... 5,457  Enterprise  ��� 700  Two Friends  40  Black Prince  155  Bondholder ,  ;#  Chanleau  16  Speculator '.  10  Phoenix  23  Van M      20  Esmeialda  2  Hampton  '   17  Fourth of July  12  Tamarac  5  Exchange  5  Bokuii  279  Hewett ���....., '.... 1,894  Hariney , ..,.'  140  Miller Oieek  20  Queen Bt-ss  1,224  Corinth      81  Emily Edith  40  Alpha ' ;  40  Marion  2i  Cupel la  44  Other mines (estimated)  25  J. J ���. Parker, who has been superintendent of the Dominion Cooper Co.'s  properties in this camp for over a year,  started 011 Monday's train on a trip  that will take him to the Atlantic seaboard, and possibly to the old countiy.  Mis. Parker will leinain in Phoenix  for a moinh or two. Before leaving,  Mr. l'atker told the Pioneer'man that  it was not by any means certain that  the proposed deal for the transfer ol  the Brooklyn (jioup would not eventually take place. If It did, he expected  to tettirn to Phoenix, and begin shipments to the smelter'as soon as possible. It all seemed,to depend on the  price of copper, however. The  present uncertain state of the market  was not encouraging to the making of  new deals, but it was believed that it  would   soon   lecover.  A leading business1 man of Phoenix  recently said to the Pioneer man : "I  believe that within sixty days we will  see a better pi ice prevailing for copper  than we have ever had. I look for the  price to go back to 17 cents and even  higher. There is every leason why  this should be so, for thus far it appears to be the great producers that  that have been the loscis, and as three  or four men control .the bulk of the  output, it will not be long before they  get together and agree not to cut one  another's throats."  Beeves That With a Well Equipped. Fire  Department Phoenix Is Prepared to Cope  With Any Fire lhat May Occur.  Total ..."   DistrictTributarv to K.  .10.332  &   S.  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN...  (Formerly thc>Metropolllan.}  High class wines, liquors and cigars always in  stock,  venient 'sainple  room for Commercial Men.  class Cafe in connection.  Con-  First-  way :  Tom.  Payne  1,888  Last Chance .' 1,383  Slocan btar 4,157  Ruth...:      279  American Boy 1,429  Ivanlioe  1,276  Sunset (Jackson Basin)      703  Sovereign      117  Wonderful      106  Uoodenough      269  Reco.       411  Sunset .............' ���-.... ;���������    63  Silver King.)'.... '...      14  Noble Five ,, /       59  Washington.......... ........ ,    30  Red Fox...:...".'.;................ " 123  Antoine .".........................   .   16  Monitor      480  Rambler ..............;..:...... 3.035  Surprise ,:........ ���  ���    200  Other mines...................    .   .100  HUGH.E MCGU8RE, Prop  ���Total    ....:............10,110  .; "Irtnii the camp tributary to Ains-  wortlr town the total of ore mined was  5,100 tons, almost all of which was  from the Highland, and of this most  was concentrating or:. From the  Lardo trail shipments aggregating 50  tons were made.  During the year the Ymir, in Ymir  camp, has had So stamps in operation,  tlie largest; stamp mill in Canada.  There was mined 70,000 tons. An  average of 100 men have been employed underground, roo on' the  sur-  An Oklahoma editor, who'is a deep  thinker, has fixed a table of rates for  publishing things "not as they seem."  Here is his schedule : For calling a  man a successful citizen when eveiy  one knows he is lazier than a government mule, $2.75; referring to a  deceased.citizf n as one who is mourned  by the entire community, when we  know he will only be missed by the  poker circle, $1.08; refen ing to some  gallavanting hussy as an estimable  lady whom it is a pleasure to meet,  when every' business man in town  would rather see the devil himsell  coming, hoofs, horns and all, $3.19;  calling an ordinary preacher an eminent divine, 90 cents; sending a tough  sinner to heaven with poetry, $5.  - The Chinooks that have been prevailing this week and making the snow  look like thirty cents, reminds the oldest timers in the Boundary that thev  can hardly remember when such an  open winter has prevailed hereabouts.  Last winter was an unusually long and  severe one, while this season is mild  and pleasant. The sleighing has been  good in and around Phoenix for a  month, and will probably continue for  another month or two, but on the  lower levels the show comes and goes.  Rolla A. Jones, of Spokane, who  had charge of the recent installation ��� I  the water system in Phoenix, has  written the following report on tht  work, showing that the city is now in  good condition to cope with any fne  that is likely to occur here, so far as  the water supply is concerned :  Spokane, Wnali., Doc. 28, 1001.  Mayor (S. W. Hunibvifrer, Phoenix, B.C.  Dear Sir���Ae per your lequest I herewith hand vou my report 011 the flit  lighting capacity of the new Phoenix  water wot ks.  The water nystein contains about tint e  miles of Killvaiiiicvd wiie wound wood  pipe, from eiidit inch down tu two inch j  huuevcr none of the two inch- pipe is  used for fire protection; nothing smaller  than four inch pipe being used to supply  fire hydrants.  I at, first had some misgiving about  wood'pipe, but I subjected thin pipe to  severe tests again mid again and so fur  as I can see it shows no sign of weakness. At one hydrant in the system  there is a static pressure of 3'tf head on  u four inch yet this pipe shows 110 sign  of weakness.  I regard the several modes of supply  as the most important fuctors of safety.  I do not consider any water system veiy  safe with but one source of supply;  but in your system you have thiee  sources of supply as follows: First the  Old Ironsides tank on t'ie south side of  the city, containing 100,000, supplied  with water from tho mines; becond the  New York tank on the north side of the  city, containing 100,000 gallons, supplied  by the pump at Marshall Lake; and  third, the pumping station at Marshall  Lake, with a capacity of 250,000 gallons  per day. Any of these three sources  of tiipply can be used in the entire  system independent of the other two  sources, or any two can be used together,  or all three can be combined and give  the greatest effect.  The two tanks are on the same level,  and the pump can force water against  400 feet head, although the working  pressure on the pump is only 100 feet  head.  Each of these three sources <;an be cut  off or turned on independent of each  other.  At the official test, December 19th,  Bix powerful fire stieains were thrown  continuously for one hour; the sizes of  the nozzles were three l)fj inch, two %  inch and one JjJ inch. They were located  aidifferent points; two of them were on  the highest levels, where the pressure is  naturally the weakest. Even under  under these conditions, these two high-  level ttiearns were good and did not  seem to be weakened much on account  ofthe four other streams.  This test is abundant proof of the  ample capacity and proportion of the  mains.  The highest hydrant in the system  has about 05 feet head and most of ttiem  are fiom 150 to 300 feet head of water.  During the test of six fire streams for  one hour the tanks weru drawn down  only about one-fourth of the water contained in them.  I.will say in conclusion that,  with a  well   equipped    fire    department,   you  should be able to subdue any Are that  may occur in your city. J  ..Respectfully Yours,  R. A. Jones.  up to dale. The mine has recently  suspended work.  ' A very satisfactory deal has been  completed which ensures the thorough  exploitation of the Dig Bend mica  fields, a coiiipany of Revelstoke capitalists having paid $1,000 down to  secure an option on ten of the claims  in that district.  The new-rates of the Trail smelter  are : 90 per cent, to be paid on sale  of metal, and final payment at 90 days  after; zinc limit to be reduced from  10 to 8 per cent; smelting rates to be  reduced by $1 on ores under 8 per  cent, zinc and $3 over,-       c  miflfem'  MARSHALL & SHEA,  Pkop.  [JAM-YON JIOT SI'KIXUS SANITARIUM  '1 Tlie iiiuat complete U C i I T u  .ii the continent of North n E Bl I n  ^mcricH. situated midst D C 6 fl B T  scenery unrivalled for K"'- ** t w U n I  .Irur. . ItuuUni', l''i>lilu<T and Kxcursioua, Keil-  Jent riiYHlclnii and Nurse. Telegraphic com.  iniiiiicaUni willi ull pait�� of tSie world; two  iiiailx nnhe and depart every day. Its uatln  -lire nil ucrvoiiK unci muHculnr duteases; It* wal-  :rt heal nil Kidney, I.lveraud Stomach AllmcliU  reriiiu: ti;to}iiipcr week, according to res-  deuce In hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs, Arrow Lake II. C.  We have the choicest stoek of  Liquors and Cigars in Phoenix  Everything is First-class.  Hotel centrally located for  Transients.  KNOB   HILL AVENUE.;  MINERAL   ACT  CERTIFICATE OP IMPROVEMENTS.  KOTICU.  Cold ComiiiliHloiitr mid Copper King N'limlxr a  Mineral claims, situate In the Kettle River  Mining Division of Vale District.  Wiiurk Locatgu���III Copper Camp.  Take notice Hint I Patrick J. Oermody, Free  fl4  Kent ftir Thomas II. On  en.' Certificate Numlier U43601, intend ilxty days  Miners' Certificate  Numlier   1140553 for myself  and as uireiil Air Thomas II. Onrrison  I'rec Sliu-  from dale heieof to apply to thr Mining Recorder  1 fcr it Certificate of Improvements for tlie purpose  of obtaining Crontt Orauts to the aliove claims.  And  Anther  take  notice that action, under  Section ]7, tit.1st be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this i;th day of December 1901.  6-11 , 1'. J. DHRMODV.  Phoenix : Bakery  -.    C. W. GREER, Pkop.  Phoenix Street,  Opp. P.  O.  Bread Delivered Daily to ail  , parts of the ity .  When wc>say we make good Bread  we are only repeating the words of  . our many customers. To the stranger  we say, Try it and be convinced.  PIKK, CAKK9, COOKIES, DOUGHNUTS, Htc., always on hand.  Light Express in Connection  V.St   N FHONB, S3.  JOE DERHAM  General  Blacksmith  ��� Special Attention to Horse Shoeing.  NRAR. THF, RINK  Dominion Avenue,    -   rilOKNI.V, B. C.  ltd for Rent  The Stemwinder Hotel, on First St.,  can be rented on reasonable terms.  Immediate possession given to dining  room and bid rooms, all furnished. Excellent chance for the right person.  Bar room can he rented separately  from 15th of January.  C. H. MULLIN,-  PHOENIX, B. C.  House and Lot for Sale  on Old Ironsides Avenue,  Reasonable amount down,  balance monthly payments  at 8 per cent per annum.  This is a snap.      If you  mean business,  Apply* w# n BELL, If &  UJUOIKU.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  " OKDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS* AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Comer Pbocilx St. aid Brookljn Ave.  O  J. FERGUSON  PRACTICAL HOUSE AND SIGN  PA1NTKR.   DKCORaTOR,   ETC.  Phoenix, B. C  *>  o  o  ���  a  e  ���  ���  e  e  ��  ��  *  AGENT FOR DOMINION COPPER COMPANY'S ADDmON.  PHOENIX has a Greater record for sliipmeiits than any other camp in British'Columbia  for 1901. The Boundary shipments for 1901 will aggregate 375,000 tons of Gold-Copper  ore.    No citv has a brighter future than Phoenix.  OWN YOUR OWN HOME���Residence property in all parts of the City at low figures and monthly payments.    Houses for Rent.    Good opportunities for investment.  Address  9  1 ��'����������i>eo<��������e��ffliso��o����oo����o����ae������*��o��oo��90^iB<?ipo��o  9  e  a  0  a  .0  ��  ���  a  e  a  e  o  'O  :���������  e  .9  Lessons in advertising are not hard  to find, it" the observing merchant will  but keep his eyes open. For instance,  a business man started in business  here two years ago, appealing to the  general public tor patronage. Although  his store was not ccntially located, and  for lhat reason lie needed advertising  perhaps more than his competitors,  from the time he started till the day  he closed his doors, a week or two ago,  not a line of his advertising appeared  in'.he local paper. Now, it can be  left to the average man of intelligence,  could he expect to make a success ol"  his business ? Advertising might not  have saved him entirely,' but the  chances'are that it would have made  his deficit smaller in the long run.  There is a moral in this little story.  BRITISH COLUMBIA MINING NOTES.  Long on Vindication.  The Rossland Miner and Grand  Forks Gazette in their Saturday issues  both claim to have been "vindicated."  Ii they allow the good work to go on,  submitting to vaccination and fumigation, the sanitary conditions of their  respective localities ��would be much  improved.���Columbia Evening Sun.  Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction of teeth at Dr. Math-  son's.    Both phones. *  Stores and offices for rent in the  the McMillan block. Apply to Mc  Arthur & Monk.  ���The North Star in East Kootenay  is resuming shipping.  Ore shipments from Sandon for  December reached 2,091 tons.  Lumber for the McCrossan smelter,  now being built in Ferguson, is being  laid on the ground.  The Silver Cup's ore is all being delivered at Trout Lake pending the  opening of the Lardo railway.  The Rambler Cariboo, Slocan, has  declared another dividend, this time  for $30,000, making four in a year.  W. Kirkup and Lew-Thomson have  left for England to interest capital in  their placer properties in the Big Bend.  Hon. C. H. Mcintosh says the fool  ish battle against the miner's union has  cost the Le Roi shareholders $550,000.  The Scotch syndicate represented  by T. B. Stewart, M. E., expect to have  a smelter and refinery running at  {Casio by Aug. 1st.  It is stated experiments have been  successfully made at Trail smelter for  the introduction of an electrolytic process in lead refining.  Manager Aldridge, of the Trail  smelter, says the fall in prices of  metal is equivalent to a loss of $600,-  000 yearly to Kootenay mines.  The Slocan Star, Slocan, recently  paid   a   $25,000   dividend,   making  J. BMACADLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  jtjtjt  PHOENIX, B. G.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,/  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL --- - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,742,535  RESERVE FUND  -  -   $1,050,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  R. W. Henekek, President.  Hon. M. H. Cochrane, Vicc-Pres.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens, J. N.  Galer,   N. W. \Thomas, C H.   Knthau, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  HEAD OFFICE, SHERBROOKE, P. Q.  Wm.   Farwell.  Gen'l Mgr.,  Jas. Mackiunon,' Assistant Gen'l Mgr.  S. Edobu... Local Mgr.  S. F. Mokkv, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province of Quebec-  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  -Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowansvillc H. F. Williams. Mgr.  Coaticook, K. N. Robinson, Manager.  Pichmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Rubinson, Mgr.  Bedford, E.'W. Morgan, Mgr.  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St. Hyacinthe, J. Laframbolse, Mgr.  Ormstowu, W. H. Hargrove, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  Orand Forks. Wm. Spier, Mgr  Phoenix, F. W. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Ageuis   in    Canada,  Bank,  of Montreal   and  Branches.  "     London, Eng., NationalBank of Scotland.  "     Boston, National Exchange Bank.  "     New York, National Park Bank.  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada,   U. S. and Europe.    Ex-  change bought aud sold.  Savings  branch   Department   at    Bach  Office.  |V Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ot  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 1.  Spokane rails and. (Hern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN R'Y.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson aud all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  Hie Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. K. &  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily for  Republic, aud connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains be-,  tween Spokane and Northport.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAYS, 1901.  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C.: Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. Pi. A.,  Nelson, B.C. ���tfimPHQBNlXWdlteBk  REOPENED  NDER  ENTIRELY -  NEW  MANAGEMENT.  Dominion House  Formerly the Victoria.  GILI.IS & FORREST, Proprietois.  ]OSEPH N. GILLIS, Manager.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE., PHOENIX, B.C.  The Iioum will heie-  aftet be conducted  in First-Class style,  aud Every Depait-  inent will have the  beat obtainable.  WEAR a FALL SUIT or OVERCOAT ma  flcAULlFFE s*c TAIL0R  and your Friends will praise your taste*   Union help only employed*  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������J  ���  Best Obtainable Biands of        ���  Wines, Liquors and Cigars;        ��  :   'Phone 29   i  i Bellevue Hotel I  =-r Marshall & Shea, Props.  i 1   '_" L  Jl .  1    ���    In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue,' Phoenix, B. C.  LIVERV STABLE IN CONNECTION  ���       BUS MEETS AU TRAINS.  ��  Dining Room   Mist-class in ���  Kvery l'aiticulai. ���  ��� .   ��� ���  BtSIS - ���>  *�����  r'/f.^,", _  ,1   1     T'l '  !���-&'  "iM -"    ���    "  i.15**.,  ��     s.bs��iti^ .1 i  r 'Jf'ffij   '"'' ���* '1  * 1  &*&.'���* *t  -w*vs*Sifr.i /.7'     . vi*  $&��V>r\     ���" ...  SS'lJr- --->;" ' ' ���  ���  ia*i��K.Tiv,.',  . 1.  El*-  l> V  > ���    '    -  |4��f^"'i  ,, ,   ,    ,  Pv(t��Siri-,,v-  C- ,r,     iJrv.,.-        . ,e  It^PV".'" -V .        -  I L -_ V       J  7." TJ��H'lT-r>'^      *i, > I,', k o~<   i  w&xt ���; A ���������v \  'i'c'^i. 41 ' ,    i'      ,\   ,  "\A^Iv>  ill 'v- ]   [),'       ���-���  ?' i .fir 1   ' >    -   ���  ^*-WvvVv.   '  '4'*Lwvf" "~  -i!,t   r r  I-.I. *   jf   "���  ;*"' 9^9'-5 Vwjv     * '  A.��.S3!vfii���; 1- -��  .   .^* - ��   fc  m  }  The Local Grist,   j  f '.     ,1     1      ���  11  m   ������   ���    if   -*  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Greenwood  Both 'phones.  Several cases of smallpox are said to  exist in Fernie.     *"     - '  ��� -Alderman Morrison, of Grand Forks,  was"a visitor in the city, last Sunday.  A number of improvements are t being made to the interior of theSummit  - hotel. ' '  The new Robson bridge is expected  to be ready for traffic about the end of  February. *,  Last Monday the Rossland Amateur  Ministrels played to a crowded  house  in Greenwood.  ,  Gus   Evans   is starling a weekly  ' ,pa|-er at Nelson, Wash.    His troubles  have just begun. .'  Thomas Kearns, of Springdale,  'Wash., registered at the Dominion  , House'Tuesday.  James Dungan, witli Mrs.   Dtmgan,  leit on Tuesday's train, the destination  being California.   *r      ,  /James   Slattery  left on  Monday's  "train  for the ��� new' mining ramp  of  ;��� Tonopah'i Nevada'.  ���       'Jeff"Davis and  D.  H.  Rice,  merchants of Grand Foiks,���-were visitors  to the city Monday. . ������  .  >   Assistant    Mine    Inspector'. Mc-  t Gregor, of -Nelson^ was^a^isitor in  -, camp latetlast week.  Roadmaster H. L Johnson,  of the  Boundary, branch of ,the C.  V.  R.,  spent Monday in the city.       >  -" ' Down to date 1902 printing at  the  Pioneer job office.   A new invoke of  ' printers' goods just received.  \V. H.'May is the newly  app6inted  principal of the G.rand  Forks-public  , schools, and he has taken charge.  J. L. White, druggist, of Greenwood  ���-/has purchased  the drug  business of  Miller Bros., and taken possession.  '    John Dbrsey, formerly licated  in  Phoenix, is reported to have,o|>ened a  hotel in Jennings, Mont., this week.  County Court was held at Greenwood Tuesday by Judge Andrew  Leaniy, a number of minor cases com-  ing up. -'., - - *���   ,   , "      *  T. Al. Gii'Uey, D. D. CL'.M., installed  the new officeis of Boundary  Valley  '   Lodge at Greenwood- last   Tuesday  eveninff.  February 15th has been settlor  the  ,'o'f  the Aliening of "the  Republic ��&  > ^Grand'Forks railway, otherwise known  i' as "the "Hot Air Line."'     v  . " --"Fhe Greenwood ^Weekly limes  has'  -    changed Its name to tlie old  jjlle ol  '���" ' the Boundary Creek Times, and is ?iow  v"1 printed in five column Torni.       *,  , Rev. J. vM.--Millar and<-wifir have  ' gone to hqusekeepingintheO. W. Dey  resideiice���pending the~��om|>letion "of  ��� 1�� *-We Presbyterian Imanse, adjoin ing.   >  i,T" ,   The-V., V.  &  E.  engineers  have  "been doing some more locating of lines  "- in the Vicinity of Greenwood, which  are claimed to be permanent locations  George P. Murphy returned Tuesday from a stay at Halcyon Hot  Springs, on Anow Kike, having been  much benefited by a course of the  waters.  Monda* night an ore car became  derailed on the Old' Ironsides spur,  penning up the locomotive till the car  was replaced on the track the next  morning.  Rev. E. P. FleweSling, who has had  charge of the* Anglican church, in  Nelson, for the last month, is expected  to return to his Phoenix work next  Tuesday.        >. _  Last Tuesday evening-Rev. Dr.   H.  O. McRae'was installed  as pastor J ol  . the Greenwood J'-esbyterian church,  ���"   Rev. JI M. Millar, of Phoenix, making  ^the add. ess.>  The well known' elrctrical firtn of  Cunningham & Andersen, of Phoenix  and Greenwood,,has been dissolved,  the business to be carried on by G. C.  Cunningham.    <. _  v      .  ' Ed.'Simpson, formerly pfoprietor.ol  the Bellevue hotel, in Phoenix, starteo  Monday'for East Kootenay, where he  * ; wilt'oper. * hdlway hotel about fifteen  '���ijijes froni Ferine.  ' 1  < Henry Syrsted,  who was sei iously 1  injured in an accident at the Snowshoe  several weeks ago,  although  he has  lost the sight of both  eyes,  is otherwise rapidly recovering.  Principal Turner, of the public  school, returned Saturday fiom spending his holidays in Nelson and the  Slocan country, both of which he says  are quiet in a business way.  The Grand Forks Gazette quotes  the smelter management tlicie as saying that the increase of the capacity of  the reduction works there will treble  the number of men employed.  The West Fork News, of Beaver-  dell," has temporarily given up the  ghost, and J \V. Giier, the late manager, "went to the coast by Tuesday's  tiaii'. The paper will probably be  resuscitated in the spring.      * 1  F. C. BaileyJ who has' been working the Excelsioi claim, in Providence  camp, for some months, has let a contract for ^twenty feet of drifting to  Messrs. Douglas and Towns, ai.d has  gond to Spokane to spend a month.  This evening a meeting of the mem  bers of the Phoenix Curling Club will  be held at the new curling rink, and a  full attendance is requested. The  stones, have arrived fr'im Winnipeg,  and the ��ork on the rink proper''is  finished.'  k  A public rereptiou was leiiileied  Rey. J. M.,Millar, M*- A., pastoi of  the Presbyterian churcli, who had that  day returned from Brandon, with his  bride. Rev. D. H. Reid, of the Congregational churclyoccupied the chair.  Light refreshments were served.  It is staled that John L. Metkle-  john, formerly of Phoenix, has been  appointed lance corpoial, and R. J.  Coulter, 'of Greenwood, corporal in  the Canadian Mounted Infantry, recently recruited. The contingent was  to sail from Halifax for South Africa  yerterday.  This week.Marshall & Shea, of the  Bellevue Hotel, leased the Aetna, and  will run it in aonnection with the Helle-  vue, Howaic Moore now has chaige  of the Bellevue dining room, which  like the rest of the house, will be conducted in first class style. A number  of improvements to the hotel will be  made shortly.  MANY NEW  OFFICIALS  Taking Positions in Phoenix  Ledges.  EAGLES, ODD FELLOWS AND K. OF P.  W. Thompson; Prelate, J. A <-^  M. ot A., lames M.ushall, 11!, Nick  Palorcia; O.G, Joe Br.1ilw.1ton ; k.  R. S., D. J. Matheson; M.ol ��'., C.  A. McCiunBjM.ofKJolin A. Mop  rin; M. ot E, Thomas Roderick.  . It is expected that Noble HI"'", of  Trail, the grand chancellor of i��e or  der in British Columbia, ��iH he present at that time. Vl.is��eek four new  members weie initiated, and the lodge  is in a flourishing tonuiuon.  Eagles Installed Lam Nljbt.  Last week Frnlaj the local branch  of the l'raternal Older of Eagles elected officers loi the ensuing si\ months.  Last night the membeis of the order  spread theii wings .ifrtin, and installed  the newly chosen offiicials, as follows :  "President, James Maishalljpast presi  dent, Win. Fleming; uccpiesident, G.  W. Blake; chaplain, W. L Rossj I.G.,  ���Uistin Driscoll; 0. G., Mark Piaty;  treasurei. R. L. Boyd; conductor; J.  G. Wallace; trustees, J: Lynch, G. W.  McAulifTe and J. B.Boone.  What's tlie Use.  The geneial subject of adveitising  is summed up i" these woids by  Piinteis' Ink: "What's the use (1  having anything for sale il the fact that  you have it he not made known?  According to the cxperieiK ejol siktcss-  ttil business men the local new.spapci  is the best means ol publicity.  Church Servleei Tomorrow.  Congtegational���Rev.J). H.   Reid  will hold se-vice tomoirow  altenjoon  nd evening .it the new diurch, a^iit  ed by Rev  R. H. Blyth, ol Victoria.  Methodist���Sei vice tomorrow even  ing at 7.30o'clock at Hardy-McKenzie  hall.    Rev.G. Kinney, B. A., pastor.  St. Andrews' I'resbyteiian Church,  Set vice tomoirow at" 11 .1. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m. Rev. J. M. Millar,  M.A.. will preach.  BUSINESS MENTION.  Dr Simmons, dentist, Rendell  Block, Greenwood, V. & N. phone 56.  House i-or Ri m���Located on  Biookl>n avenue���6 100111s, cellar,  bath room, water and all modern conveniences.   Apppl)' ��o Corner Bros- it  If ��� ou wish a first-class cigar call for  the Miners' Union.  Ten Dollars Reward.  Lost, December 30th. on First  street, near the Knob ' ill hotel, a  gold ring with setting '"inder will  receive a.reward of $10 ^y returning  either to the Dominion House or to  the Pioneer office.  For Sale^���Small Queen stove.cheap.  Inquire at Pioneer office.  ���irnifuMiiiattiii-toii'i'-  M  PEILEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT &GILMAN  VANCOUVER.���   C  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS.  E  run  V4.NC01HTR *S"��AY OVriCK  ICslnlillslicd 189').  MliicmUIdnitifiiMlaml Their Values Kx-  ",B",ed     FREE OF CHARGE.  Itaxe Ymi a Puce of Donbtrul Rock?   Just  Mail it to uk-  Trial shipment* Tested  Up to ��ooe 11) l'uip oninptea ( hecktd.  A good start  niaurea a aafe finish.    Alldjoil  have to be on time to make u good alurt.  A Reliable Timepiece  ? will help \ou lo make a good start no  "*" matter whether It la for ujouiiie> or the  usual dally \ocatlons. Institr joursclf  agaiURt dela> and dlsappolnb. liy guing  to a reliable place lor) our wf.uH in the  watch line.  GEO, E, DEY,  will l>e found ready to cater to t our u null  at the lk>;,le bldg. on Kiinl) 1U1I Avenue.  Geo. S.  McKenzic  Confectionery,  Stationery,  Fruits and Cigars  Rit\e��' Old Maud, Dominion  Avenue.   M'houe 89.  The INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence School f*<��*��"-  Riven  jou a choice  or NINTY COURSES   0  Stuly.     German. French and hpnnlfh laujh  with the Phonograph, giting the mahtera  o>m  ��oice.   Write Tor CHtHloguef.  Box7J..��o..land.HC.   C. H . ESCKBAUCAH.  Odd Fellow*Hid their lulillallon Moaday, aad  eaglrs Did (he Same Last'Night-List of  New Officials.  Ask for the Miners'' Union cigar.  Clear Havana filler.  Lodging house to rent. Apply to  McAithur & Monk.  Old papeisfor sale'at the Pioneei  office at 25 cents per hundred.  This week several of the secret societies of Phoenix have selected or in-,,  stalled new sets of officers. Monday  night Snowshoe Lodge No. 40,1. O  O. F. installed1 new officers for the next  six months, as follows:  N.' G., Robert A. Scott; V.G., Geo,  R. Mead; Tre'as., G S Gordon, M. D.;  Rec. Sec, Walter S. Cook; Con., Marcus Martin; War., Walter E. Iladden;  K.S.N.G., Ed Rowe; I-.S N G, nun-  can Murray; U.'S.'V. G., James Cuth-  bertson: L. S. V.G., J. F. McDougall;  R.S.S., Waiter Monison; L.S.S., Samuel Stevens; I. G., William Sandner;  O. G., R. Silverthorne.  The installing officers were the following: Grand Master, T. J. Hardy;  Grand Marshall, R. Horrell; Giand  Warden, Ed. Allen; Grand Treasurer,  R. B. Boucher. M. D.; Grand Secre  tary, W. G. Barlow.  - Alter the installation ceremony refreshments were served and a pleasant  time spent by those present  New K. of P. Officers.  On January 20th the following officers of Phoenix I^dge No. 28, Knight*  of Pythias, who have recently been  elected, will be installed:  C.C.. Robert-A. Scott; V. C, J. E  CORPORATION OF THE CITV OF PHOENIX.  Public notice is hereby ghen lo (he elector* of  the Municipality of Phoenix, thnt I require the  presence of the (.aid electors ot Hard>'s Hall,  Phoenix, B. C.on the 13th day of January, 1902,  at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing  persons to represent them in the Municipal  Council as Major and Aldermen  The mode of nomination of cniulidatcsshall  be as follows., "  *"  ThecandiOates shall be nominated 111 writing,  the writing shall be subscribed byt��o voters of  Everything in the Line-of  Christmas Goods will be sold  at a discount of  40  per cent, until January 15.  Everything is marked in  plain figures---so you can see  for yourself.  Leather goods of all sorts  must go. Call and see our  prices.  A.P.MeKENZIE,  THE DRUGGIST.- -  Hardy-McKenzie Block.  ^VH^-M-fi^-f+sH^*-**  5.  J.McCAGUE,  PROPRIEIOR.  V. & N. Phone, No. 48.  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Frke Deuvkky  City Bakery  SPECIAL OFFERINGS  OLD IRONSIDE, NEW YORK, and  DOMINION COPPER CO., LOTS,  Fine Ranch La", d't'or sale in the Vicinity of Grand Forks, and  1  Columbia.  We transact a general Brokeruice tunl Jiimiranco H��ii|ncB��.  M' ARTHUR & MONK, Agents     i.   7.    !.��..    ..       t��   �����  V   tk'ltnfif.   ��i  OFl'ICh. CHAVU-WILMAMS BItOCK.  I'. O. Box, 33.   V. & N 'Mione. J J  C. A. McCfang & Co.,   | bottom  i prices.  Hay, Grain,, Feed, Rolled Oats, Etc. u  Phone No. 36.       STANDARD? AVE.,'PHOENIX.  Corporation of the City of Phoenix; B�� C.  Statement of Revenues and Expenditures for Six Months  '   , . Ending 31st. December, 1901.  1001  JO��c, 31.  EXI'ENDITURfS.  To Kxpeiiw, general 6}j 99  " " (extraordl-  11 a ry)   subscription   to  I'liocnijc General lionpilal   ijo 00  To Small I'ot Kz|>eii8ea,  " Jail Kx|>en��e��    ,  " rrintlnic and   Stationery   ' " Wagcti & Salnrica ..    ..-"  ' " t'lre tlept, Hx ..   1  " Interests and Discounts  1 Execs ol Revenue o\er  {{xpendfturn,   ...  HI5 99  660 30  81 70  3Ji 00  * ��M 3��  u 50  3 "  2500 JO  J6529 11  1,M)1  Dec. 31  RKVENUES  lly Real KitatcTnres, 1901 3194 61  " Dog Taxes      38 00  " Koad Tnxes 404 1  " r.lcencea .    .  l'ollcc Court Fines  ��5'7> 61  3ifii so  77SOO  $6529 J  BALANCE SHEET  ASSET.-!.  1901  Dec 31 To Improvement  <  N      Sldetralks   3381 13  ,t Streets    .   9163 5*  ������ Fire Department     ..,.  " Police Department   ..  " City Buildings       " Fnr��itnrcaodFl��tur��  '��� Real Estate Taxes, un-  t     paid at 31st December        '  ����� Water Rights at Marshall Lake.  ���' Cash at E T, Bank     . 138 j*  "    "    on band. ..    54 9*  13444 73  1566 9i  65 25  360 00  98 75  'S7�� 85  1000 00  ���93 *4  S16309 93  LIABILITIES  1901  Dec 31 By Bills Payable       ...   ,  Bank of Montreal,  Greenwood    ....   10 000  Kastern Townships  Bank Phoenix ....     500  ByN. H. Galer, loan.    .  " City of Phoenix acct.  Excess of Assets over  Liabilities ut 31 Dec 1901  10,500 00  1,000 00  4809 93  <Jt63o i 93  - - ,1). McMILLAN, City Clerk.  I have examined the books, and vouchers of the Corporation of the City  of Phoenix, B. C, and find them correct, agreeing with the annexed state-  , >��� .    .     ___!_���   1.   ; *   _..t,it^tfr rsf the* affaire r.f thn \T**tV AS on  thp   ����� i ��f      T^ArPtn.  rient, which is a true exhibit -of the apTairs of the City as on the 31st  fett i90!. '   J- A]l.AN G. SIMPSON, Aut  Decern  Auditor.  Phoenix, B. C, 7th Jan'uarj' 190^  the municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any  time between the date of thin notlceand 3 p. m.  oftliPdav ofthe nominalioii, and in thec\eutof  a poU belllB uecew.��rsv��uah roll ���M \*.-vp*m*  on the 16th day of January, 1901, at Hard)'s Hall.  Phoeiux, B C.,of nhichexery qernon is hereby  required to take notice 'and govern himself  accordingly.  (a) The persons qualified to be nominated for  and elected as Major shall be such pertons as  are male British subjects of the full age or  twenty one >*ars, and are not disqualified under  any Ian, and have been for the six mouths next  preceding the day of nomination the registered  o�� ner, m the Land Registry Office, of land or  real property 111 the City of the assessed jalue,  oil the last municipal assessment mil, of one  thousand dollars or more* 01 er and abo\e any  registered incumbraiiie orcharge, and who are  othem ise duly qualified a�� municipal \ otei s .  (b) The jx-rsons qualified to be nominated for  aud elected as Aldermen-shall be such persons as  are male British subjects of the full age of  twenty-one \ ears, and are not disqualified under  anv law, and have bei.n for the six mouths next  preceding the day of nomination the registered  owner, in tlie L��"d Registry Office, of lard or  real property in the t lt> ofthe assessed \alue. on  the last municipal assessment roll, of fi\e  hundred dollars or more mer and ubo\e any  tegisttretl incumbrance or charge, and nho are  otherwise qualified as municipal \oters  Given under my hand at I'hoeuix, B. C, the  31st day of December, 1901.      D  McIIiuan  Returning Officer.  Further notice is gnell that an election ol three  bchool Trustees for I'hoetrjx School District will  he held, the nomination to be at the same Unit  and place as tlie. uomiiiatioii for Mayor aud  Aldermen, and the the pott, if any at the same  tini: aud place as the poll for Mayor and  Aldermen.  Am person beiuz a householder in the School  District, and twine a nritish sub|ccl of the full  age of twenty-one > ears, and otherwise qualified  by the "Public Schools Act" to ��ote at an  election of School Trustets in the said School  District, shall lie eligible to be elected or to  ser\e as 11 Sthonl Trustee'11 said School District.  (,i\tn under my liaiidnt phoenix, P. C, the  31st day ofDecember, 1901.      D. McMll I.AM,  Return lug Officer.  Crockery,   Glassware,  Rockenhamware, Lamps,  Burners,   Wicks and  Lamp Glasses. ,  Til Sets at lotion Prices.  TRY some of our Teas '.  they will make you '  [- - laugh out loud. Try  a pound of our Tea  and a Rockenham Tea  pot, and you will never use any other.  Did you try the delicious Pumpkin, three  cans for 35 cents.  !2f People's Cash Store  HARDY-McKKNZII. BLOCK  Stationery   Right things in Writing. Your acquaintances always notice the stationery they are addressed upon .  We have what is denhnlel b/'faihion's decree���it is proper  and right  McRAE BROS. & SMITH,  * *  Stationery, Ba&ks, totion:., Cigirs, Tobacco, Co.ifectio.iery.  FASHION ;&����.  Ontrnlly lociitcd on Knoli HiP Ai'i-nm'. Firni.fla��s  Tiiiniiiile and En<y Ki'ljntf SinlilU- IIhivp'. Tin- lii'it <n'  StrtMi! AtToniinoilationa for Transient ii .rsc. txinn'  Ctiltoif and ^leiglio nhuiys on li.injl.  FRASER & COLLINS,  Telrphone No. to. PROPRIETORS  MJ.HMI1JJI u. I   _        . , f f f    -.       ��� "       .     ��*^IK��  >'%TsVsV^TsV%^^V%^%^*��^VsV%rsV%%^sV^%*%^^ '^%'i  The WM. HUNTER CO., Ltd.  Dr>* GooJs, Boots and Shoes,".Clothing, Gents,' Furnishings  PAUL KAUFFMANN,  Proprietor  PIAKOS, ORGANS,VIOUKS AND  Large and Small Instruments at Right  Prices.  FULL IINE OF SHEET MU8)C  Music Furnisliei.  for Balln.  Parties or  Receptions on Short Notice.  Copper St., Greenwood, B. C.  BUSINESS   FOR ���  For paticulars inquire of .  J. S. McCAGUE-  <��k^Phoenix, B. C  Special January Bargains  PAIRS MENS SHOES, reg.  ular price -$4.00 to $5 50 to  clca-- at  $250per Pair  LADIES' SHIR I" WAISTS from 50C  LADIES' WRAPPERS from...:.. "75C  Our Eniife Stock of Ladies Ready to Wear  skirts at Special Prices.  MENS'   CAM URIC  SHIRTS, Starched mid  'Soft Fronts    Reg. pi ice  $1.50 to $2. to clear at  75 cents Eoch  ONLY. FUR COLLARS and  MUFl'S, the Balance of Our Stock  at tiflD- WIV TER PRICES. Call  and investigate.  The above Goods Must be Seen to Appre-    1  date the Prices-    Inspection Cordially Invited.  M '.

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