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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 21, 1905

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 Boundary Mines Produced $J2,500,000 in  value within five years  AND  4  Phoenix is the Centre  it (1^1*% & #11^        ��� -      -rnoenix is the- Centre  BOUNDARY!MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the, boundary Mining District  k'CTORl^?  .->,/  Vol.. VI.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, ^SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1905.  No.  s����^����^^  THE  Big Store  ���Grocery Quality  It's no trick to try and sell goods���but it's a  different and difficult matter 10 build up a reputation for quality. But that's just what we have  been doing ever since we went into business. Now  we have the uoods that have the quality that make  the reputation���for instance:  Swift's Premium Meats  ,  Hams 20c per ll>.  Bacon 25c    " "  Premium Bacon in glass, tsc pei jar.  The meats are the s'andard of perfection.  ARMOUR'S MEATS  Mild Su��ar  Cured Hams and  Bacon  18c  per lb.  Fairbanks Cottolene  '" It's pure, wholesome, economical���]n, less being requited than buiter or lard. Cottolene contains nothing but pure vegetable oils and choice  beet' suet. It is endoisecl hy leading physicians  and expert cooks as the purest ol all shotrenings  and frying mediums,  65c per 5 lb. pail.  Let us have vour February order and be convinced as to our".superiority in quality and price.  TONS OF ORE  Granby's Record for the Year  J904.  Shows Increase of 45 Per Cent  Over J903.  CITY FATHERS  :,r-��fSWORN;::IN  New Council   Held,. Meeting  Last. Monday.  SKYLARK CO.  HAS OFFICERS  New Development Co. Takis  Over Claim.  Roderick aiid  McDonald  New Commissioner.-.  For  Detailed snd corrected figures have  been furnished Showing the exact  amount of ore that was reduced at the  smelting works of the Granby Co. at  Grand Forks for the past calendar  year. The total is a little short of  600,000 tons of ore���the exact amount  being '596,252 tons. In the year  1903 the same smelter treated 401,921  tons, the increase being, therefore,  about 45 per cent, for 1904 over the  previous year. The following tabic  shows the tonnage treated by the  s nelter for each month of 1994.  MONTH  January   February ........  Hunter-HenhricK Co., Ltd.  "mmsMmm  March  April . .���.'.-.  May   lune   July......  August....  September.  October ..  November.  December .  TONNAGE  ��� ���  57,255  .,  56.986  ��� ���  55.76o  ��� 47.512  ��� ��� 48,467  ,. 48,641  .37.042  ���.47,308  ��� 49,795  ��� 45.714  ��� 49.4 > >  .   52.361  �����*������<B��������8����������*������ �����*�������  Out  Resolutions  1st.    We will do all the busi--  ness we possibly can.  2nd.   We will do it honestly  and impartially.  3rd.    We will sell only the best  goods obtainable and make the  prices   as low as quality  allow.  It is" upon this platform,  backed by 5 years success  among you, that we confidently solicit your trade for this  year.  Total for 1904 596;252  Of this total there was shipped from  ne company's l-'boenix mines a total  )f 549,703 tons of ore. This leaves  46,548 tons of custom ore that was received during the year, this custom  ore coming from Republic, Rossland,  Vmir and ether mines.  The total production of metals from  this ore for the year 1904, the figures  for December being estimated, as they  are not yet available for that month,  was: .  Gold        50,694 oz.  Silver      217,472 oz.  Copper. 17,843,399 lbs.  The first meeting of the new city  council was held last Monday at tlie  city hall, there being present M.iyoi  Rumberger and-Aldermen: Mclnnis,  Carson, Brown and-Roderick. After  the new officials had been sworn in by  ihe city clerk, the mayor made his  appointments and recommendations as  follows: ���..���������;. .  Board of Woiks���James Maishall  and Duigald Mclnnis.  Police and Licensing Commissioners���Thomas Roderick and Alex. McDonald. '.'���������������..���:��� '���  The lattter are recommended for  appointment by the government.  No further business was transacted  except authorizing tlie payment of the  following accounts:  N. .Lemieux ......  McRae Bros. & Smith..  W. H. Docksteader.. ....  B. C. Telephone Co.........  Brown & Matheson .'.'���'.......  J. IJ. Macaulay...... .. .-.:. ��� ���  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co..  Mclntyre & McDonald:.....  Pioneer Pub. Co.. . .'���'.   James Luscomb:...;..;;.....  M jriin,  Thompson & Co.....  Hunter-Kendrkk Co. .   . .. ..  Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. ..  Third-Class Ore Goes $32.80  Per Ton.  TRAINS ON  FEBRUARYiST  at    Northern    Passenger  Service to Phoenix.  SOFT WEATHER  HELPS SOME  Boundary Power Shortage not  So Acute.  Special  Excursion    Probably  After That.  .$45 o��  . 5 9��  . 2 70  . 9 00  ...41 62  .6 00  86 35  5 "5��  56 50  20 80  2 ro  2 25  24 00  will  Mr. Graves Extending; Mower Linen.  A year or two ago J. P. Graves,  manager of the Granby Co., who lives  in Spokane, with his associates established tbe Spokane Traction Co., and  operated a system of electric street  railways in that city, being also interested in the suburban Coeur d'Alene  electric line, 25 miles long, to Lake  Coeur d'Alene. From the start the  lines have been on a paying basis.  Now another and more ambitious  plan is the building of an electric line  from Spokane down to and through the  heart of the famous Palous farming  district. The project is being launched  aud js being warmly supported not  only by those along the [imposed line,  but by the largest business concerns ot  Spokane itself.  In addition to this the Graves interests have acquired a power site nine  miles above Spokane on the Spokane  river, and will put in a power plant  worth $600,000, to furnish 15,000  horse power, lor his electric lines, eic  All this is in direct competition with,  the Washington Water Power Co.,  owning and operating the Spokane  street railway system of many miles,  and controlling the famous power of  the Spokane river in the city of Spokane, and being itself one of ihe most  powerful corporation.'- in the slate of  Washington.  Boundary Mining Notes  Carried Away at Tender Age.  Glendower Bateman, the five year  old son of James and Mrs. Bateman,  passed away on Tuesday afternoon at  the family residence on Brooklyn  avenue,. being afflicted with spinal  meningitis. He had been ill about  two weekt. The funeral was held  Thursday afternoon, Rev. I).; M.  Perley officiating, the burial taking  place in the Phoenix cemetery. The  family anived here only about fou,  months ago from South Wales, England, the father being employed in the  Granby mines. Much sympathy is  expressed for them in their bereavement.  When we foe a precious blossom,  That we 'tended with nueli wire,  Rudely taken from mir bosom,  How our arhhiK hearts despair.  Around his little grave we linger  Till the eettinu eun is low,  Feeling all our hopes have perished  With the flower we cheriahed do.  About 100 men are now employed  'at the Mother Lode mine.  Some diamond drilling is deing done  on the Monarch claim in this camp.  A strike of 15 inches of ore was  made in the shaft of the Canadian this  week.  At the'last report Granby shares  were quoted on the Boston stock ex  change at $5.50.  The Betts and Hesperus new machinery was expected to be in full running order this week.  Those in the know assert that the  Prcvidence mine is looking better today than ever in its history.  The Last Chance, since resuming  operations, has sent out about 100  tons of ore; and, is shipping regularly.  The force awthe Bay claim, on which  such phenomenal strikes of free gold  have been made, was increased this  week.  Work is being prosecuted on the  Silver Cloud once more, in Skylark  camp. The shipment of ore made  gave $120 per ton.  List week the Sally mine, West  Fork, shipped a car of ore to the Trail  smelter, being hauled in sleighs to the  railway terminus at Midway-  Marry Shallenberger, who is interested largely in the Crescent, in Skylark camp, thinks work will be resumed  on the property before spring and a  plant installed.  A contract is to be let for a tunnel  on the Gold Bug, which was recently  incorporated by Phoenix and Greenwood people. A ��� large number are  figuring on the contract.  Work has been completed on the  100 foot winze from the 300 to the 400  loot level of the Old Ironsides mine,  but owing to shortage of power no  further work is being done there at  present.  Last week Friday the sum of $20,000  was paid to the old owners ofthe  Athelstan-Jackpot mines by the Montreal & Boston Consolidated, making  about $40,000 paid thus far, with  $5o,opo.yet to come.  The bonding of the Golden Eagle  mine, North Fork, was authorized last  week by the owners, the Royal Victoria  Gold Mining Co., Ltd., which held a  meeting at Greenwood for that purpose. The owners are Spokane people.  The Meadow I-ark, adjoining the  Skylark, was bonded last week to  George R. Naden and f. J. Caulfield,  of Greenwood, by J". McNicol, W. G.  McMynn and N. J. LaPlante, the latter  of Marcus.    It is supposed to have the  A meeting of those interested in the  Skylaik local syndicate was held  here  on Wednesday when the organization  ofthe new  company was  perfected,  ihe mine turned over  to  the corporation, officers elected for the first year  and plans for developing  the Skylark  mine was formulated.   The company  has a capita! of $250,000 in one dollar  sharec.      The   first   list   of  officers  chosen was: President, A. B. W. Hodges; vice-president,   R.   B.   Boucher;  secretarv-treasuier,   A. B. Hood; general manager, 0. 13. Smith, Jr., all of  whom are residents of Phoenix.    rl he  directors   consist   of   the above and  Charles I). Hunter, W. S.  Macy, and  H. A.  Wright.    David   Whiteside is  solicitor for the company, the corporate title ol which is the Skylark Development Co.,' Ltd. ,  In the treasury ha%'e been placed  124,000 shares, of which the company-  will dispose now only 12,000, and  these have practically been subscribed  for already, at 50 cents each.  ��� Thus far the syndicate has been  able to meet all expenses, including  the payment on the bond, and have a  comfortable balance, and the mine  looks belter today than when it was  taken hold of, some three months sincei  It is the intention to erect another  bunk-bouse at once, and put in a  small hoist at the winze, employing  about 20 men in two shifts. 'Phis will  probably be done about February 1st,  or as soon as the building can be put  up.  Returns were received this week  from the fourth car of ore shipped  from the Skylafk, which went out last  week to the Granby smelter. It was  third-class ore, and yielded for the  18^2 tons, 43 ounces in silver and .35  ounce gold, or a total of $32.80 per  ton. Another car of high grade ore  is now ready and will be sent to the  Nelson smelter nezt week.  After the meeting on Wednesday  afternoon the officers of the company  were entertained at an impromptu  banquet at the Hotel Balmoral.  Dewar  McDonald  Turner  McNicol,  Curling Result For Week.  Following are the scores at curling at  the Phoenix rink for the last week: .  FRIDAY.  Matheson Reeves  Thompson Gordon  Dey McCague  Boucher, skip, 24      Strachan, skip, o  MONDAY.  Rumberger Mead  Thompson Strutzel  Reeves Thornber  Crawford, skip, 12 George, skip,   7  WKDNKSDAV.  McRae  Campbell  Hood  skip, 20      Smith, skip,       4  THURSDAY.  Reeves Thornber  Strachan Dey  Morrin McNicol  Crawford, skip, 18 Boucher, skip, 4  Next Monday two rinks from the  Phoenix Curling Club will go to Nelson to attend tlie annual bonspiel of  the Kootenay Curling Association, the  rinks being composed of C \.. Thornber, G.E Dey, G. L. McNicol, R. B.  Boucher, C. H. Reeves, A. Strachan,  J. A. Morrin and I. Crawford.  Skylark vein, and operations are being  started on the property. The amount  of the bond is supposed to be in the  neighborhood of $io,ooo,  Ronald C. Campbell-Johnson, M.E.,  of Greenwood, contributed an interesting article on mining in the Boundary  to the last number ot" the B. C. Mining  Exchange. He clai ms that copper ores  are being mined and smelted here at a  lower rate than elsewhere. Underground mining, Mr. Campbell-Johnson  declares, has been reduced in the  Boundary to 96 cents per ton, or fifty  per cent of the cost of open  "lory hole work  Just one thine is now delaying the  operation of Great Northern passenger  trains over the new extension to Phoenix, and that is the non-receipt of  the  official  permission ;'��� from   the government at.Ottawa.   This is expected any  day, the road   having  been  inspected  by Wm. McCarthy, ofthe railway  department, some two weeks ago.    Consequently no passenger trains  can  be  operated till the permission is granted.  '','��� Supt. Morgan of the new line, came  up in his private car   last Wednesday,  and inspected the work done at this  end, running his car   also   up  on the  No. 3 tunnel spur to the Granby mines.  The ballasting is completed,  and the  combined passenger and freight depot  is also  finished.    Mr. Morgan  stated  that passenger, trains   would   probably  commence running to Phoenix on   the  1st of F'ebruary, when a new.schedule  would also be put  into effect all  the  the way  to  Spokane,   shortening  the  time considerably between   that  place  and Phoenix.  'Trains'will leave here about 9.30  a, m., and arrive here on the return  trip about 5 p.m. They will also  leave Spokane a little later than at  present, and arrive a little earlier.  Evidently, the Great Northern is intending to make a strong bid for the  traffic from this section. The fare  from Phoenix to Spokane will be about  $6.00.  Regarding the special excursion  faom this city to Spokane, it was hoped  to have it take effect next week, but  that is not possible, for the reason  stated. Probably it may be arranged  forthe 15th of February, or thereabouts,  when the rate will be one fare for the  round trip. It is expected that from  100 to 200 from Phoenix, Greenwood  and Grand Forks will take advantage  of the occasion. Mayor Rumberger is  looking after the matter at this end.  Granby  Works   are  Affected.  Chiefly  A. AVilley, of the   power  force  at  Cascade, was in the city Wednesday.  Early last week the se.trecold froze  up the little streams, lowered the water in the Kettle river, and compelled  the Cascade power people to cut off  one of their three double wheels, which'  in turn affected adveisely the mining  and smelting o[>eraiions -at Boundary's  largest mines and smelters. For seven  days now,.however,.the situation has  been gradually improving because . the  weather has been soft, Kettle river has  been rising, more power was available,  and the shortage, therefore, was, not  quite so acute.  When the shortage came, two furnaces at the Granby smelter were  blown but, the converter was only operated one shift, and one of the large  air compressors at the mines here could  beopperated. This week the improvement allows the Granby smelter to operate the converter full time, and Supt.  Hodges hopes to get another furnace  in operation���making five in blast.  .  The B.C. Copper smelter at Greenwood was also troubled with shortage  of electric power as it comes from the  same source.  Soft weather at this season has been  practically unknown heretofore in the  Boundary, but its arrival this season,  when there hais been no rain to speak  of for months, is indeed welcome, to. ���<  those dependent on the Cascade power  to operate mines and smelters, to say  nothing of helping, to at least some  extent, the general supply for domestic  and other purposes.  Mr. Hodges , thinks he can tide  along till the end of February with the  assistance of the two steam air compressors held in reserve here, after,  which date the water in Kettle river is  expected to begtn to rise steadily, and  remain so for months.  Will Build a New Stakle.  cut or  Smelting   and  con-  ton.  verting are given  at  $1.35  per  All the costs do not exceed $3 per ton,  a figure that he claims is not equalled  by the Tennessee Copper Co.  J. Frank Fouche, dramatic artist, of  Chicago, gave an entertainment for the  benefit of the public school library  fund at the Presbyterian church last  evening, as the Pioneer was being  printed.  Michael Kelly, a well known conductor on the Great Northern, was  killed by a work train last week Friday,  and last Sunday William Reeves, a  brakeman on the same line was killed  near Denoro, while trying to climb  from a fiat car to an engine. A verdict  of accidental death was returned by  the coroner's jury. Kelly's remains  were shipped to his home at Aldridge,  Minn.  This week Mclntyre & McDonald,  proprietors of the Palace livery stable,  closed a deal with A. F. McMillan,  by which they purchased the lot adjoining their present stable on Knob  Hill avenue on the west. The price  of the sale is not give;* out, but the  firm intends to shortly begin the erection of a new stable on the property,  and probably for the time being occupy both stables. The new stable will  be two stories in size, and will probably cover the entire lot, 30 x 100 feet,  running through to Aetna avenue.  Latest Prices in Metals.  New Yoiik���Copper, cieclmlvtie, $15.-  3o;��!fl5 50; lake. *I5.25@ 18 50"  Har Sliver, ti0fu  Lead, *4.G0 ��l *4 70.  A, O^��4>^<��^-*>'-8��*^-��'��'<fr'��^*"^**-��-0"**-*-^**i^*��^*^-*-*^*^  J  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Thc following table given the ore shipments of Bonndarv mines lor 1900, for 1901  1903, lor 1903, for 1904, and 1905. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  A           Mink.  Cam i'.  19 JO  64.553  A H   C. Copper Co.  5 34��  1901 130* 1903            I9<>4  231.-6* 3"9,K5-*i 393.7'S 549,703  1,731 20.S00 71,212       99.034 14',326 13S.OT9 174.29S  Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-St lmvinder Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Head wood  Mountain Kose Summit  Athelstan-Jackpot WV.lintitou  A Dominion Copper Co.  X     Brooklvn-Stemwiiiderd'mp..Phoenix  I Morrison Deadwood  f rs. C. Mine Summit  V K  b,.|i Summit  i Hmma.. Summit  6 Oro Denoro Summit  -Senator Summit  $ nrey KoKle Summit  A No. 37   A Reliance...          S02  1,200  550  150  47.405  19.494  150  14, Su  560  S,53"  25.050  3,0/0  3.250  1905  24,060  5 '19  1  200_  36S  341  ��� for Y  Past A  rVeek Y  6.900 Y    ���  27S4 $  ���  >,93S $  99   -  5.646       4,5*  3-339  19.365  a  WinnipCR..  1,040  S75  665  2,000  310  ..Summit  .Summit      'UiUKton 1,076  (���olden Crown Wellington 2.250  ��� King Solomon   W. Copper      No. 7 Mine Central      CitvofPaiis Whites     Jewel I-��"K ���-nke ,6��  Canni 'v��l ���"*>ri-      Providence Providence      Klkhorn Providence      Skylark Skylark      I Last Chance Skylark      ��� K. 1*. U. Mine Skylark      A Kl,i,y Boundary Vails .���������;.���������          So  y Miscel'.at'eous  3 2S'>      3-45*>  7S5  625  22,937  37.960  15.537  16.100  3<>3  3.450  3*4  33  2.435  1.320  165  594  99  264  4S2  Syo  219  993  400  726  325  *  52  19  5"  50  Total   tons   A Smelter trcaiinent���  1     Cirauhy Co   H. C. Copper Co   Montreal it Boston Con....  99,73"   390.000   JQ7.515   f*4.9<>l   s27.34s    41.212    12S84  62.3S7   23o,S2S       117,611  312.no  14S 600  401 <)}\  162.913  506.25:  2< 9.03?  3".��3o  74 990  7.535  7,119  S.003 ^  2 925  2,123  W   t/*S  7"    I  '-il * e l ,  ft" I  '   ',   Si  fa H  >l  Is  }' iu  H  ill  f  w*nimMmi*ijwMiwmtmmmi!xmm8e��m^SvSil %'i  ]i  "*Mffa  THE tHOENIX PIONEER  r  it  '��� \1  '; "i  '.- !'  i.  ft  ��.\fk  i-  \,'l  .'r*    '  �����  The Cup That Cheers  the greatest number of people is the one containing  Tea.     It fills them full of new life,   while it's perfect purity prevents any-  bad after-effects.    If you value good cheer, ask for BLUE RIBBON TEA.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  TWO PER CENT TAX AGAIN.  IUOBD ON SATDaDAYS XV Till  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at ruocnix. a. c.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  i>irni,<>i���� 1 Business office No. 14.  Telepuonts j jj.nsjter's residence, No. ,5.  inKUrnon in advance.  Per Ye��r. ��� _ fs.oo  aixMooUis ��� 1.25  Tou are not a subxft ter to this paper, this  ���n invitation to you 10 b.-come one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  190s  JAN.  1905  Sei.vMti.  Twa. Wttf.  Till. Frl.  Sit.  1    2  3      4      S      6  7  8 .9  ��� 10    11    12    13  14  15 16  17    18    19   20  21  22' 23  24   25    26    27  28  29 30  3i  SUCCESS 01*'MONTREAL & BOSTON.  There'appears to be every reason to  believe that the operations ofthe Montreal. & Boston Consolidated Mining  and Smelting C, Ltd., have thus far  been 'attended with al large degree of  success. From the outset there has  been'the usual number of delays in  getting'the several properties ofthe  company in a shape to make a steady  output 'of ��� ore, but most of the delays  are now over, and several of the mines  are now, and have been for some  months, shipping daily to the company's smelter at-Boundary Falls. It  is also a well- known fact that, from  the point of ore reserves, there is a tonnage - now ready for sloping and shij>-  ment that will last the.smelter, even  when three furnaces are in blast, for  many years to come.  No less, gratifying is it to learn, even  though unofficially, that, trom a metallurgical standpoint, the combination  of the ores from the .several properties  is an ideal one, and that the results  have come up to every expectation, if  indeed, they have not been better than  anticipated. With one furnace, roughly speaking, ore worth in the neighborhood of about $50,000 per month, was  reduced, all of which came from the  company's own mines���a record that  is certainly highly creditable. With  two furnaces in blast from now on the  results should be approximately doubled���and with the third, now being  set up, they should be trebled.  The financial end of the company  has, apparently, been well cared for in  New York, as payments on the various bonds of the company have been  met, only last week the sum of $20,-  000 having been paid on the Athelstan bond, or $50,000 on that bond  altogether, to say nothing of the payments on the Brooklyn group purchase price���the most important group  of the combination, and which is the  key*-to the situation.  It thus appears that the whole matter has been well handled so far, and  bids fair to become one of the important  permanent industrial enterprises  of the Boundary country.    In the east  some of those holding shares seem to  have gotten into financial trouble, but  the status of the company, we are informed, is not affected in the least  Dy that fact.   There were some sleep?  tics a few months ago regarding the  success of the company, but they are  much harder to find today than they  were then,   Steady work at the mines  and smelters, together with  businesslike management, have put the company in a favorable position in this  section, and it seems very evident that  the company has a good tiling and has  the means to carry it along to a successful issue���the profit paying point.  At recent sittings of the commission  appointed by the government to inquire into the workings of the assessment act, some mine ownsrs were  thoughtful enough to state that they  were much pleased witli the preseni  two per cent tax on mineral output ot  the province. It may be stated at  once, however, that the gentlemen referred to are not interested in low  grade mines, but in Slooan mines���  thc Slocan Star, for instance���mines  that do not feel the incidence of the  unjust two per cent tax. There can be  no doubt, whatever, in the mind of any  fair minded person, that were the shoe  on the other foot, those same gentlemen would be among thc first to protest against the workings of the mineral  tax. They would not fancy paying  taxes on their wages and mining supplies, timber, etc., if those charges  amounted to a large portion of the  value of their ore product���not a bit  of it.  However, it appears that their uncalled for endorsment of the two  per cent tax was entirely gratuitous,  and its consideration was outside of  the scope ofthe commission. Possibly  they thought if mineral taxation were  rearranged, it might bear a little  more heavily on the high grade mines  of the province, and so were attempting  with little success, it seems, to cast an  anchor to windward.  So far the government has not found  a way to alter the two per cent tax,  to which such strenuous objection has  been made by the low grade miners.  But it must come in time���there can  be little 'doubt of that���high grade  miners to the contrary notwithstanding.  REPUBLIC GROUP  LOOKS GOOD  Ore  Kootenay Engineering Works  NELSON, B. G.  Founders and Machinists^ Repairing; and Jobbing a Specialty.  Manufacturers for the CbawfokbDoi'bli- Roi-k Akiiiai, Ti'amw.u-Svbtkm, Limited.  Minil.eaml Mill Machinery, Ore Cars, Buckets, Tanks, etc.   Iron ami Brass Castings.    A larpe ami complete slock  01 SI 2 iunrBtiMto Fitting's ete.. always mi hand.   Pulleys. Flans.*,  etc., made lo order on short notice.   All  brMk^��in8reSlr workraelied through with ut delay.   Estimates for all classes of work jurmahed upon application.   Special attention given to mail ordeis.   Scran Iron bmiirlit by the carload.  office and works, B C. TRAVIS, Manager, p- Q'��?1*0?,%..c.  toot of Park Street.  To Quickly Cure Billlousnest  Use Dr. Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake and Butternut. They cleanse  the stomach and bowels, assist the  liver in removing bile, and cure thor  oughly. Use only Dr. Hamilton's  Pills.    Price 25c.  B, C MINING  o   The Marysville smelter is to be in  operation about March 1st.  A dividend of $8,000 has been declared by the Lucky Jim in the Slocan.  The Nelson Copper Syndicaje has  been incorporated with a capital of  $10,000 in $100 shares.  Patrick Clark, of Spokane, has started work on the Kootenay Belle, near  Ymir, which he recently bonded.  The St. Eugene mine, Moyie, had  for its share upwards of 50 per cent of  the lead bounty earned last month.  In December the Nelson smelter  produced 1,407,927 pounds of lead,  the smelter at Trail 1,088,330 pounds.  The Slocan Star has contracted  2,500 tons of zinc to the United States  Zinc Company at Pueblo, Col. It  will run 35 per cent /.inc. Three  months will be needed to ship it.  The long tunnel of the Rambler-  Cariboo was in 1,400 feet on the first  of the. year and the 1,500 mark will be  reached this week. The contractors  have averaged seven feet per day since  commencing work, or about 215 feet  per month.  James Cronin, general manager of  the big St. Eugene silver mine in East  KootenayJ has accepted the general  managership of the War Eagle and  Centre Star mines. Mr. Cronin is a  director of both companies. He succeeds E. B. Kirby, who recently resigned. Since the resignation of Mr.  Kirby it had been generally: expected  that Mr. Cronin would be his successor.  Shipment Shows Good  Returns.  The development work carried on at  the Republic group in Smith's camp  since last September in order to secure  a series of shipping tests has resulted  very satisfactorily.' The quantity of  ore exposed on three of the properties,  the permanence and continuity of the  leads, coupled with the smelter returns  all combine to demonstrate that the  Boundary is about to add another producer to it* growing list at high grade  propositions.   . ,  The Republic group comprises the  Last Chance, Republic, None Such  and Hidden Treasure mineral claims  situate in Smith's camp, one mile west  of the Montreal & Boston Copper  Co.'s smelter, at Boundary Falls*. It is  owned by the Republic Gold Alines,  Ltd., of which W. T. -Smith, a pioneer  of the district, is the general manager.  Mr. Smith has just received the smelter returns of a recent carload shipment  of 20 tons of ore from the Last Chance  claim. The ore was treated at the  Hall Mines smelter, Nelson, B.C. The  carioad according to the official certi-  cate, averaged 18^ per cent, lead, $3  gold and 22 ozs. silver, equivalent to  $23.40 per tori including the lead  bounty. Returns from the second carload shipment from the same claim  have not jet been received but are  expected daily; however, the average  check samples ran about the same as  the prior shipment, indicating uniformity in values. The Last 'Chance lead  varies from eight to ten feet in width  and runs northeast arid southwest,  being traceable oh the surface for hundreds of feet. The gange is quartz; the  richest ore being from one foot to eighteen inches wide on the hanging wall  side; and the ore on the foot wall var  ies from two to two and one-half feet  in thickness, but is of lower grade.  The contents of the entire vein, will  concentrate at the ratio of five to one.  The formation is ideal, the vein occurring in the slate with greenstone or  diorite on the hanging wall, and slate  on the foot wall.  The None Such claim also made a  similar caiload shipment, which averaged $10 gold and 2 bz. silver per ton.  The vein occurs in the same formation  and averages from three to five feet in  width. It is the same lead as the one  on the Last Chance, the adjoining  claim.  The carload shipment fromithe Republic claim proved even higher, the  ore averaging $17,gold and 7^ ozs.  silver per ton. The vein runs at right  angles to the other lead and is from  12 to 18 inches in width. It.occurs  in identical formation.  A good wagon road extends from  Boundary Falls to this group of mines,  affording an inexpensive down hill  haul. The C.P.R. traverses the Hidden Treasure, one of the properties of  the Republic group. With three shipping propositions'the outlook for the  company is indeed exceedingly.bright.  ���Greenwood Times.  t  Air Compressors    :     Rock Drills -j  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.     \  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOmv  QUE.  .Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLA N D, u R KICN WOOD   AN D  VANCOUVER,,!}. C,   /        ,  "i  Do Not Supprets 1 Cough.  When you have a cough do not try  to remove the cause. The cough is  only a symptom of some disease, and  the disease is what you should cure,  then the cough will stop ol itself. The  most common.cause of coughing is a  cold. Anodynes will promptly'., sup-'}  press the cough, and preparations con- j  taining chloroform, opium, etc/are  used for that purpose, but they do not.  cure the cold. Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy on the other hand does not  suppress the cough, but relieves it by  removing from the throat and lungs  the mucus which obstructed the breath-  ingand allaying the irritation and tickling in the throat. It also opens the  secretions and effectually and permanently cures the cold as well as the  cough.    For sale by all druggists.  Latest MlBlnt  Stock Quotation  1,  .... ������  aSKI'.i>  SID  American Roy     ..���         *!���'  Ben Hur         *��  3  2  Black Tail           3  2  B.C. Copper }7 5��  $0 4O  Canadian Gold Fields...        4��  3  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)���         *  Center Star.......        'S  ��� 20  Crow's Nest Pass Coal...   Denoro'Mities........:   Fairvicw ....; ������         3  2  Fisher Maiden :..���..... -        3  1  Giant         ��  I  Granby Consolidated  *5 37  15 OO  International Coal ���. ���     .3��  20  Juno        5  4  Morning Olory         i  Mountain Lion........         8  sH  Ji 5"  North Star, (B. K.)         J  1  Payne        i)i  3  Quilp_......       "'  8  Rambler-Cariboo        >7  >4  San Poll         lY,  J��  Sullivan          9  7  St. EuBCiie.       5��  45  TomThumb         ">  1  War Eagle Consolidated       "'  10  Waterloo (Ass Paid)..........         l'A  t  White Bear .". '.. _       3%  3  CAPITAL AND SURPLUS OVER ,  Four Million Dollars  Great strength, long experience and thorough  equipment enables this bank to offer prompt  and efficient service in every branch ofthe  Banking Business.  3 per cent interest on Sayings Accounts.  ESTAKLISHED   1859.  THE  D. J. MATHESON,  .:...   INSURANCE AC-KNT,     ''  KIKE,'.LIKE," ACC WENT.  Commissioner for tilting Afliilavlts.  Phoenix, B.  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  , AND liATIIROOM. ;    ���  lli.iel Balmoral ., ....  C01. First &'Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX', 15. C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. K. and A. J1.  K rtf'ilnr coiiiuiiinicnlion 8 p. m.    Sic  olid rillllwliiy of each month.  lings oscnlled;Maiioiiic  : lfloek.  CS'LhWo olid Tlllllwliiy o  )\\Ar?\ Hmergeiit incctiii  ' \J \     Hail, Mcllale 1)  . HII.1.1KK,'  Scuctarv.  <:i-o. K.DF.y,,  W.JI.  I. O. O. F.  SNOW.SJIOH I.OI>.UK N0.4<  Meets every. Monday .'{vcitlnV. at   Hardy   Hnll  Visitliiu lireiherijcoidlnlly invited.  .''" A. 8 Wi'l'rimsoii/N  n.  Uko. R. Mkai-, Kec. Bcc'y.  Win. Diluliny, j'er. Fin. e'ecy  Phoenix Akrik  NO. I��.  ^leetings on Friday  u; 8:30p.m., Mineis  Union Hall  VisltinK   Lrethreu  cordially Invited.  DAN noCKSTKAnKR, I'res.   M. II. ROY. Secy  ^OREGON  Shoi^t Line  DAVENPORT  Light Locomotives  For All Purposes.  For mines, inpi-leoroiitgirit- service, foi  Loaning Rouili*, for ru-iii-ucton-. Con-  ...   . wnii-iit 10 operate, quick i'ii<l powerful,  quick delivery, fully guanuneeu, anv size,  anv required t vjie, miv width of chult.  with or without tender*. ��� BUILT HY ���  DAVENPORT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Davenport, Iowa.  These engines may be anen in service at the mines of (iranhv Co.  Phoenix, H. C.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  " PHOENIX  ���  MARKET.   ���  a  I P. Burns & Co.  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daii.v.  Steamship tickets to Europe mid othei  foreign countries. . i  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Tlni'e Sclieclnle.  I'lftctiye Nov. 22 1903  Arrive  Dailv  You Mar Hive Kidney Trouble  If your back aches and you-suffer  from dragging .pains, it is an evidence  of'[ diseased kidneys. Ge.t Fen-ozone  at once and take it.regularly. Fcrro-  zone makes kidney sufferers feel better  at once. "I was bothered a great deal  with; my kidneys last year," writes S.G.  Denton, of Everett, "'but got quick relief from Ferrozone. My trouble manifested itself by pain in the back, dull,  heavy.feeling and constant headache.  I quite recovered after using a few  boxes of Ferrozone, which has given  me more strength and better health  than I ever had before. I can recommend "Ferrozone as a positive cure."  Price 50c. at all druggists.  ilea Taaa Collie Renncls  THE HOME OF  High-Class  Serious Stomach Trouble Cured.  I was troubled with a distress in  my stomach, sour stomach and vomiting spells, and can truthfully say that  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets cured me.���Mrs. T. V; XVyiJ-  liams, Laingsburg, Mich. 'Thesetablets are guaranteed to cure every case  of stomach trouble of this character.  For sale by all druggists.  Statu op Ohio, City of Toledo, J  LUCAS COCHTY. I88-  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is senior  partner of the firm of F. I. Cheney & Co., doing  business in the City of Toledo, County and state  aforesaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS foreach and every  case of Catarrh that cannot be cared by the use  ofHall's Catarrh Cure. FRANK J, CHENEY.  Sworn to before me nnd subscribed in my presence, this6thdayof Deccuibet, A. D. 1886.  A. W. GLEAS0N.  [Sbai.] Notary Public.  Hell's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, nnd  acts directly on tlie blood and mucous surfaces of  the svstem.   Send lor testimonials free.  F.J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Sold by all druggists, 75c.  . Talce Hall's Family FilU for constipation.  Changes for advertisements in the  Pioneer must reach this office by noon  Thursdays to insure insertion,  Mark T&I1 Mas.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never to .himself'hath said,  ���'My-trade!of,late,is getting bad,  P1I try another ten-inch ad."  If such there be, go mark him well;  For him no bank account shall swell;  No angel watch the golden stair  To welcome home a millionaire.  The man who never asks for trade  ��� By local line or ad. displayed.  Cares more for rest than worldly gain :..'  And patronage bnt gives him pain. :  Tread lightly, fiiende, let no rudeeound  M8turb his solitude profound,  Here let him live in calm repoae  TJnsoiight except by men he owes.  Arid when he dies; go plant him deep  That naught may hreak his dreamless  eleep;  Where no mile clamor may dispell  The qniet that he loved so well.  And that the world may know ita loss,  Place on his grave a wreath of moss:  And on a stone above, "Here lies  A man'who wouldn't advertise."  ���M. L. Corey,  We make a specialty of breedingthe  best working strains for sheep-men  and sell at reasonable prices. Gur  Collies give satisfaction to flockmasicrs  everywhere.    Write us your wants.  Thos. S. Griffith,  P.O.Box 1907. Spokane;'Wash.  HEAD OFFICE FOR 110UNDAKY CREEK, GREENWOOD,  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, 11. C.  It. C.  ...Jfcleid W Med! Merchants. 5  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silveiton, New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention'.  ������������������������^�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��� e-��-  -���-���-���-���-&-���-  DRINK  Phoenix Beer  Made tiom the BEST MALT and PUREST  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for quality. Ask for PHOENIX BEER and insist  on having it  PHOENIX BREWERY,  Proprietor.  ���;::-:    .:      PHOENIX,; B.C.  J J. MUELLER,  I   Standard Av��:. and Bannmcr St*  o �� CO t)-0-*)-9-0-9-9^O~e-e  7.35, n. in. VAST MAIL���Tt�� and from  Coeur d'Alene district, 1/nrni-  iiiKlou Gnrfitld 1 olfiix.I'ntl-  ���uaii. 'Moscow, '���I'o'iueroy,  Wiiilsliutg, Dayton, W �� 11 a  Walla, Ten I clou, linker City  mid nil pointsK'ltt.....:..... 8.00 ���.' ������  1:30 i). 111. KXl'KKSS���for l'miniiiKton  CiHrfieUI,' Coinix, Piillmaii  Alowow.I.eiyisloii, Portland  Pan l'tauclsco,- Maker. City  aiKlulluoliiliiKAST.  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Leave. .'.rrlve  S^.sa in  Spoknne 6-ls P- m.  .040a. in   Kofchlnnd 4:35 p.m.  7.70 a. 111  Nelson  7 20 p. m.  lo.jsa. 111 (Jinild I'ork- 4.00 o. in  ':w��. 111 .'Kcpulilic 6.15 p. 111  Save   Time all the time  -&�����-��-�� -����������a-��-0-��-��-o-H3  IIY USING  Gait Coal  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  Jtjijfi  PHOENIX,BG.  delivered to any part of  the city.  Oats, Wheat, 1''i:kd,ictc:.  I.anie stock.  Good D*y Wood,       .<g  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Knob Hill Ave,       oaA!Sife-      ; Phoenix, B. C.  inp:  SANITARIUM Arrow Lake, B.C.  �����  9 ���   The most perfecty appointed . ( ,th  aild-Pleasure Keiort iu the West, with a  Slete system of Batlis-liicludiiiK Turkish aii I  usslau.   Open tho year round.   The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  ' For Curing all Rheumatic, Nenroui and Muscular Troubles.  ��� For Heating all KIduey, Xlver and- Stomach  ailments.  ���  ForKllmluatlngall MetallitPoisatis from the  System  To Seattle, Tacoma,  AND ALL 1'ACIFIC COAST  rOINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL I'OINTS'EAST.  I'hIiki- and Tou>ist Sli-cpei-p, Bit/Tet  Library Cars,.Modern ihivCoachep, Ui"*  ing One, 'Mi-iili iv La Ciuie. ;:;  Best Meals on Wheels,  2 Fast Trains  Daily 2  KAHT AND WEST. "i  For rates und fiihluriuuTd fullinforuiii-  lion rcgaidinir tripH call on or addrt'BB  any a^ent of ihe S. F. & N. Railwuy or  verything New  The grandeur of the. scenery  ?t��fP*?'n*,s.1?w H"^> forests, fakes, tratcrfails  Is unrivaled  boating,yachtng,fishing,shooting,  excursion,  tennis.- "lU-wiirter climate is unsurpassed ��cr  l?OWllr Props.  CARRIAGES    AND   OTHER   RIGS  HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  HUNDRED CORDS. OF DRY  WOOD.  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date;   A share of the public  patronage solicited.    'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  M.   A.  JACKSO*-,  G.F. &l'.,\.,  Spuknnt!.  Wash.  II. Bkandt,  C. I'.'&T. A.,  701 VV. Kiveraide,  Spokane, W11.  The  and  #1  WANTED.-MEN AND WOMEN WITH  common-school education, that are tired of  working for small wages, to qualify as salaried  aa writers or show-card writers through our  Instruction by mail. Prices low: terms easy; no  books to buy. Send for circular, Btatlng whero  yoa saw this ad and which position you want  iNTRKNATtOKAX.   COUHEOPONDENCE   ScnoOLS.  Scranton, Pa.  pi*  oemx  Phoenix Street.   'I'liO!icS3,  We make good bread,      Try  it,  ... .C. VV. GREER, Proprietor  B*C. Assay  Chemical Supply Co., ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Direct Importers of Assayeri Supplies.  Sole AtrentB in ii. C. for Ihe well-known ������  Butteraea Cnieililus. Scnritiei-H. Mii/Hch,  etCi.Sellinp n-ients for ihe 'JS. XV. JJrnim  Co'sSpecialties Cary Furnaces, Bnnierp,  etc. Mercies' I'nre.Clioinicals, AssavMa-  lior.-Platimim, Quiskeilver, G. P. Acids,  IJoi'iix  (ilitas and all Heavy Chemicals  ;.. Specialty���Silver Free lead and Litharge.  Complete Assay Outfits   furnished   at  short notice. Satisfaction Guaranteed*  :&?i!-yt*   ��� '>\. ,       i! ' .    ,*r ''"  (      ,     _  ^m?^AV^m^^^^rg^^i^^~  'if,-  ���        m       "|""" "* "VT^ ***  ". ."- ���'���'".. *��,.'.. ji ��� ,'V -  '   1    �����������   ' .iVI>  1  I* "I. 1    ��.J*I  *ai .  * y.il>- A.  Vl   4      ,     I*  1.. * -  ���*r THE PHOENIX PIONEER  PER  The new edition of the COPPER IIANT'KOOK lUu a.n.1 .teseril-ea 3 311 cop-  ,)fr mines and i-upper-minimr eoiiiimnit-H, in all pariH.of ihe word!, coverinj- the  [.lobe, these deBtvii)ti<iiisianuiii|r from two linen to 12 pxcpsiii length, according to  importance of Ihe ��>��'<*��. Tlie ileHcriptionsare not padded, hut givo facts in ilir  im/st, condensed and fretat-ahle form. T  There aie'alS'-lii'teen ndsrellaniTiu-'chapters, di-vote.1 to tlie'Hietorv, Uses,  'IViininnlojsy,.'(icourraphy,..Gt-oli-ay, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Kinancce  .md Statii'ties of >'<>pp r, render ng the volume 'a vvriiahle encyclopedia of the cuh-  ject of Copper und everything pertaining to ihe inulal.  It Is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper.  Kverv Miner, l-rosjiecfor, Inv.-?n>r, Banker, and Broker need? the'lj.iok. Price  i*$.r-iii Buckram binding with g It top, or f-7.50 in full librarv inonocco, and tin  'book, in either liindini.', wiil be Hent, fully prepaid, on approval, to anv a<tdre>s in  die w'orld, to be paid for if found Hatii-factory, or may relumed within a weekoi re-  ceiiiiaii'l ilieeharge' cancelled.   Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block, Houghton, Mich., U. S. A.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . ..Then ley tie. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which jsivee Peibci Work in ll.t-shorli-sl  t   lime with the grealcn eiife of opc-raliou.  Write fur Calaliy-c  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phoenix, B. C.  *,��������������������������� ���������������������*X��*^ ><���-*������<>������������������������������<  1 rg^ooa Stage Line j  ���  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greeuwood  9.30 a. 111. "j  Standard Time  .30 p.m J  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  j. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Huxley and the Reporters.  i'r\ N his arrival in Baltimore, Profes-  IUJ sor Huxley was driven to the  >/ country seat or Mr. Garrett, who  had offered him hospitality and  had Invited a large company to meet  him In an afternoon party. There waa  but one Intervening day 'between his  arrival, tired out by a long Journey Sn  the interior, and his delivery ot the ad-  dreas. He had hardly reached the residence of his host before the reporters  discovered hhn and asked for the  manuscript of his speech. "Manuscript?" foe said. "I have none. I shall  speak freely on a theme with -u/hlch I  am quite familiar." "Well, professor,"  said the interlocutor, "that is all right,  but our Instruction)* are to send the  speech to the papers in New York, and  tf you cannot give us the copy we must  take It down as well as we can and  telegraph it, for the Associated Press  Is bound to print It the morning after  It is spoken." This was appalling, for  in view of the possible inaccuracy of  the shorthand, and the possible condensation of the wlrnhand, the lecturer  was afraid that technical and scientific  terms might not be rightly reproduced.  "You can have your choice, professor,"  said the urbane reporter, "to give us  the copy or to let us do the best we  can. for report' the speech we shall."  The professor yielded, and the next  day he walked up and down his room  at Mr. Garrett's dictating to a stenographer, In cold and Irresponsive seclusion, the speech which he expected to  make before a receptive and hospitable  assembly.  I sat very near the orator as he delivered the address In the Academy of  ���Music, and noticed that, although hf  kept looking at the pile of manuscript  on the desk before , him, he did not  turn thc pagea over. The speech was  appropriate and well received, but it  had no glow, and the orator did not  equal Ills reputation for charm and  persuasiveness. When the applause  was over I said to Mr. Huxley: "I noticed that you did not read your address; I am afraid the light was Insufficient." "Oh," sold he, "that was not  the matter. I ihave been In distress  The reporters brought me, according to  their promise, the copy of their notes.  It was on thin translucent paper, and  to make It legible they put clean white  sheets between the leaves. That made  such bulk, that I removed the Intermediate leaves, and -when I stood up at  the desk I found I could not read a  sentence. So I have been In a dilemma���not daring to speak freely, anc!  trying tc recall what I dictated yesterday and allowed the reporters to send  to New York." If he used an epithet  before the word "reporters" I am sure  he was Justified, but I forget what il  was.���Dr. D. C. Gllman In "Scrlbner's  Magazine."  ��f"  -��r  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Tai-khd of at  hoiik and klskwhekk  D  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The  Continent  l'.'.ruiigh Salt Lake City, Glcnwooil Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and'Denver.       ���  A Daylight Ride Through Nature's Art Gallery  P. s,-ing Castle 0?ale, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal Pass and 1 lie Royal Gorjre.  3 Tost Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver ^  Equipment and Service Second to None  seek: no further, vor better cant he found.  Kor Detailed In'foiiimtiim. addivs  0. McHtriliC. <'.m.-ril .Xt.'iv. 124 thirl siree*'. I'Oll HANO. .pRHUON'  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  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  ,75  2.50  _���.���   /Including Hsiulsomc !'ortrslt\  J Oar   v>rKiuK KclwHrd, 17X32 liichM./-  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   2.7  2.7  Subscriptions received to all Mugazines and Periodicals at. publishers lowest rates.  Send ail subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  A Feat of Memory.  URING a debate In the House, between Gladstone and Disraeli,  when the latter In the course ol  his remarks had occasion to quote from  a recentspcech made by his rival upon  some platform In the country, a dramatic scene was enacted, and Is de-.  scribed by Harry Furnlss In his recejit  book, "Confessions of a Caricaturist."  Suddenly Mr. Gladstone started up  and exclaimed: "I never said that In  my life!"  Disraeli was silent, and putting his  hands behind his back, gazed apparently In blank astonishment at the box in  front of him. Several seconds went by,  but he never moved. The members in  the crowded House looked from one to  the other, and many Imagined that  Disraeli was merely waiting for his opponent to apologize. But Mr. Glad-  atone, who had a habit, which he developed In later years, of chatting volu-  bly to his neighbor during any Interruption of this kind in which he was  concerned, made no sign. A minute  passed, but the sphinx did not move.  A minute and a quarter, but he was  still  motionless.  A minute and a half of this sllencf  seemed as If It was an hour.  "When the second minute was completed the excitement in the House began to grow Intense, fllsraeli seemed  to be transfixed. Was he ill? Was the  great man suiking? "What' could this  strange silence portend?  Two minutes and a half!  Some members rose and approached  him, but Disraeli raised his hands as II  to deprecate their Interference, and  they stole back to their places, conscious that they were forbidden to Interrupt. Then at last, when the min  ute-hand of the clock had passed three  tiroes round Its course, the most remarkable silence which the House had  ever experienced within living memory  was broken as the Tory leader slowly  began once more to ppeak  "Mr. Chairman," tie said, "and gentlemen," and then word for word he repeated the whole speech of Mr. Gladstone from which he had made his quotation, duly Introducing the particular  passage which the Liberal leader had  denied. Then he paused and looked  across at his rival. The challenge was  not to be avoided, and Mr. Gladstone  bowed���he would have raised his hat  did he wear one in the House, which, in  the phraseology of the ring, was  equivalent to throwing up the spongo.  Mr. Disraeli afterward informed n  friend that, working backward, he had  recalled the whole of Mr. Gladstone's  speech to his mind. Beginning- at the  disputed quotation, he recovered the  context which led up to It, and so, step  by step, the entire oration. Then he  was enabled to repent It from the outset exactly as he had read It.  Conservation of Energ*y.  "You say you never gossip?" "Never," answered Miss Cayenne: "when ]  feel disposed to hear my neighbors discussed. 1 merely mention a name and  proceed to listen."���Washington "Str."  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 $iz 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,  Morion Bldg.j Chicago, IU.  furnished Rooms by Day, Week or Month.  Transient Trade Solicited.   Open all i.IrIiI.  HOTEL .HAVANA  VSoT2tir,2��:        Spokane.  Mr. Wm. S. Crane, of California,  Md., suffered for years from rheumatism and lumbago. He was finally advised to try Chamberlain's Pain Balm,  which he did and it effected a complete cure. This liniment is for sale by  all druggists.  An Expensive Losury.  Mr. O'Toole (entering doctor's otllce)  ���Shure, doctor, Ol think Ol have an-  plndlcltlH. Dr. Smith���Nonsense, ma.ii  Ycu haven't money enough for that.���  "Judge."  ��� IT  The Veal Age.  This ; assuredly the Veal Age In literature. People no longer ask about  on author, How old Is he? but 'low  young Is he���or she, a3 Is u.'.ually the  case. Of the writers on the staff ol  Josh. Gosh & Co. 85 per cor.t. are under  the age of twenty-one, and 25 per eer.r,  are under sixteen years. Slxty-e'ejit  per cent, of those -vritc historical r.i-  tnniiee.1 ii.id 25 p?r rev I. write in IN  colonial style.���"Kook noostnr."  Bought Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and Sent  It to Friends.  Mr. K. \V. J. Fletcher, a druggist in  Victoria, Australia, says: "A customer  of mine, was so pleased with Chamber-  Iain's Cough Remedy, which she had  used for her children when suffering  from colds and croup, that during a  fortnight's time she obtained at my  shop, nine bottles, which she sent to  her friends in different parts of the  state, telling them how much good it  had done and advising them to give it  a trial."   For sale by all druggists.  'ihe author of the following sized  up present day conditions pretty accurately:  ;  "A man has to he j-ieity swift these  days to keey up with the procession.  Things move swiftly. If Vour eyes are  not wide open; and your wits at their  sharpest you are liabie-to lose a trick  here and thtre that will put you completely out 01 the game. '��� You can't be  brilliant one day and then 'lay off  the next, taking.up the hustlengain on  ihe third day; You've got'to he there  all the time, or while you are nursing  a katzenjanimer the other fellow is  liable to step in and take away tin  goods."    '"���"'  l.nst week Major Rumberger and  the city council grew tiled of whiting ioi  the .Great Northern, lo put in, the  .School street biidge in the middle 01  the tit)���which should have been  eiti led'ihiee or four' nioiiihs ng", ni  least���-aiid ihe engi.nt.-eis weie notified  that if the weak was not imdeital-en  immediately, the ciiy would do il, nub  charge it up to the railway ciimiiany.  Whether tin's dire threat or something  else was the ratise, nieiv were at oner  put to work on the fluidure, the fir  limbers having aiiived liom the hulls;  at Skykon.ish, Washington, and the  stiuetuie is'now well on to completion.  Certainly, mighty,few places would  have suffered the railway, company lo  take its own sweet time in putting up  a bridge over a main.artery of traffic,  which they had practically closed, and  left closed for months. This i*.,' perhaps, the one "kick" that Phoenicians  have had to make duiing the entire  Great Northern construction to this  place, and now it is almost remedied.  , ������*  Phoenix is not the only place on the  planet that .has to rustle for an adequate water supply. There is a little  burg called New York that, according  to leporis, is gelling teady to spend  $90,000 000 on a water supply, which  will be brought about 100 miles.  Who was it that remarked misery  loves company?  MI  Speaking of the water supply, reminds us of a paragraph in a recent  issue of the Greenweed Times, to the  effect that water was being hauled from  Greenwood to Phoenix and sold heie  at $i per barrel. Some one musl  have had a pipe dream, and fort*otten  that the chief supply of water for Ihe city  of Gieenwood flows from and through  the ci'y of l'hoenix and consequently  we have the first opportunity of getting  that water if we want il. But at any  rate, we prefer the hike water, even  though the quality is not Ai, and tin  quantity is sight is quite questionable.  Are you going on that   excursion to  Spokane next week  from   l'hoenix,  lo  celehiate the opening ol the new Great  Northern extension to this camp?   An  entiie day will be spent in Spokane by  the excursionists, of whom   there   will  deuhiless be a   !ar��e  number, as the  rate  is   a   one way fare for the round  tiip.  nt  The press dispatches do not state  whether the proposition to establish a  rubber lactoiy in" Vancouver was  prompted by the prevalence of rubbernecks in that town or not.  ���it  In. tbe course of a few days the  Pioneer's Midwinter Number will be  published, and every subscriber will  receive a copy���some 30 pages and  and cover, fully illustrated. It costs a  lot ol money, for a small establishment,  to publish an issue of this kind, and  as we give it to all subscribers gratis,  in addition to the 52 numbers covered  by the $2 annual subscription^ we will  appreciate it if those owing this paper  for subscriptions will remit. If you  do not know how you stand, it is safe  to remit anyway, and your time will be  extended accordingly and receipt sent.  ALSO  Ex-Lieutenant United  States Navy and Ex-  Lieutenant Confederate Nayy Uses and Recommends Pe-ru-na.  Pe-ru-na Li a Safeguard  Against the Ills Incident to Inclement  Weather.  AL TO AUSTRALIA  Catarrh of the Head Which Affected  Hearing Cured by Pe-ru-na.  Mr. J. Emile Tanguay, No. 332 John  St., Quebec, is Secretary of the Jacques  Curling Club of Quebec, one of the leading sporting clubs In tho city. Itsmem-  bors are composed of young men. of tho  best families.. He-writes: r  "Last winter I caught a severe cold  which developed into a.severe case of  catarrh of tho head, afTectlng my hearing especially. My eyes ran, my system scorned to bo generally clogged up.  I v/as advised by a club friend to try Pe- :  ruaa, and did bo at once. To my delight  I found a change sot in for the Metier  within thrco days, and in eight days X  was ontiroly -well."J. Emile Tanguay.  J.Ir. Adolph Kochlor, President of the  I^ortli S'tlo Turncrschaft, -writes from  Clark and Lcland Ave., Chicago, 111.:  "It-is with plcasuro that I endorse  Peruna as a first-clajs medicino especi-  al'r for catarrhal affections of tho throat,  and lanes. I havo used it with much  benefit and covers! of my friends hav��  been cured of catarrh ontircly where  Pemna'was used."���Adolph Koehler.  HON.  JAMES  Twentieth Street, -Washington, D.  C, Ex-Lieutenant. U.' S.  Navy,  Ex-  Lieutenant Confederate Navy, and'Ex-  Consul General to Australia, writes:  Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus,  Ohio:  Gentlemen :���"The use of your  Peruna as a remedy or cure for  catarrh by many of my friends who have been  benefited by the same, as well as my own ex*  perience as to its efficacy and good tonic properties causes me to recommend it to all persons,  and you are at liberty to use this endorsement and my photograph  If it will give any force to same. "���-James M. Morgan.  y^0  "Nothing Dettcr Than   Pe-ru-na for  Cr-tarrtic-l Troubles," Says Congressmen C. P. Dorr.  C. P. Dorr, Hotel Johnson, "Washing"  ton, T>. Co, Ex-Congressman from Wes*  Virginia, writes:  " I can choorf ully recommend Peruna  to anyone who wanta a safe and permanent cure for catarrh. For throat, lung  and catarrhal troublo thoro is nothing  better than Peruna."���C. P. Dorr.   ,���  Colds Lead to Chronic Catarrh.  A common cold is aeuto catarrh, which  quickly becomes, chronic catarrh If allowed to remain.  Every cold snap loaves in its trail  thousands of cases of catarrh, many of  whom for want of an efTcctivo remedy,  will suiTcr from this'disease'the rest of  their lives.  Is thoro anything that can bo done to ,  provent all this? , ���.. .   '  Ia tho first place, Poruna used at the  proper timo v.-''.l prevent taking cold.  In tho second place, Peruna will euro a  cold 1:1 from two to fivo daj:s.  Again, Peruna wMl euro catarrh quickly in tho first stages, and finally Poruna  will also cure chronic catarrh, if used  properly and persistently.  Pcrunr. kept In t!:c house and properly used will therefore not only act as  a safeguard against the ailments which  result' from sudden cold waves, but  will also prove a sure remedy for this  class of ailments.  It you do not derive prompt and satisfactory results from the uso of( Peruna,  write at once lo Dr. Hartman, g'vins; a  full statement of your case and ho will  be pleased to give you his valuable advice gratis.  Peruna can be purchased at any first-  class drug store for ?1.00 per bottle.  Address Dr. Hartman, President of  The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, O.  Do yp\x want to add  $320 to your income?  It will only require a few minutes ofyourtime every d.-iy to earn S320 a year, "toucan  earn it with a Chatham Incubator. A No. i Chatham Incubator will hold from 100 to no  eggi-accordinc to size of CBB��. Eighty chickens is a low average, hatch-users of Chatham  Incubators will tell you so. Chickens are always in demand and the supply 11 always short,  ���ofiftv cents is the averaue price secured, lfyou only, takeoff eight hatches in a war. that  gives you an income of $320.00. Wouldn't that extra amount be useful to you t "j Ucst ol  all, you can buy a  Chatham Incubator without one cent  of cash until October, 1905  The machine pays for itself many times over before that time. There couldn't be a fairer  offer than this, We ship a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by us, and  your fir-,t payment is not due until October. 1905. Write us to-day for full particulars. 1 he  Chatham Incubators and Brooders have every new improvement worth while in an incubator  or brooder.    Ihe incubators  Complete Returns.  The Montreal Gazette publishes the  complete returns of the Dominion  elections by provinces, which is rendered possible by the holding of the  final election in the Yukon. The Liberal majority in the House is 64, exactly 10 more than in the previous  election of root. The leturns are  given as  follows:  Con.  Quebec  11  Ontaiio  48  New  Brunswick  6  Nova Scotia  o  Prince Kdward  Island  3  Manitoba  3  British Columbia  ��� u  The Territories  4  I.ib.  54  3S  7  18  1  o /  u 7  4 7  75 >.v;  Formers, Mechanics, Sportsman!  To Ileal nnd soften the skin and remove grense  nil nnd rust stains, palm nnd and earth, etc., use  the "Master Mechanic's" Tar Soap. Albert  Toilet Soap Co. Mfra  Terms for Tuition at the  Twentieth Century Business  Training Co., Ltd.  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.  Closed   Saturdays  and   Sundays.     No  Holidays.   ,  Tlie  full course,  terms until completion and proficiency, and to  the. pupil's  entire satisfaction, are:  Installments.        Cash.  Why Do Women Suffer  .Such pain and endure such torture  of nervous headache when a quartet  buys a bollle of Nervilinr. which, never  fails to relieve. ju>t :i lew drops of  N'eiviline in sweetened water cures  nervous or sick headache, relieves  heart palpitation and makes you feel  better immediately. Nerviliin: can't  be beaten for quickly curine, stomach  and bowel troubles and should be kept  in every home. It's good to rub on  for external pain and excellent lor inward use.    Sold in larye j;c.   bottles.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All  Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  KINK HOOTS AND SI10KS  MADK   TO   OKDEK.  PRACTICAL    MIKKK.H' AND    l'UOS  I'KCIOI-.S'SI10KS   A   Sl'KCIA'.TV.  .owes! Rates  ....Best-Time  - EAST   -  Toronto,      Montreal,      New York,.  Maritime  Provinces, and  New Em-land.  - WEST   -  Vancouver,       Victoria,       Seattle  California Points.  Unequalled   Passenger Service,   Stan  dard and Tourist Sleepers, Coaches,  and    I >ininii   Cars.  Tourist Sleeper Service  WK.S'I  KAST  [ Leave    Revelstoke    Mon-  -' Wed., Thur., Sat.  for   Se-  [ atlle and Vancouver.  I Leave   Dunmore   Jet.  lor  1 Toronto. Wed. and Sun.  I Montreal, Mon. and 1'Vi.  [ lioston,   Friday.  Shorthand   ..$ 40..  ..* 30  Typewriting   ..    25..  ..   20  Memory Training   ..    CO..  ..   50  Hook keeping   ..' 55..  ..   50  Tvlegrnuliy (operating) .  ..    55..  .,    50  Buying and Selling   ..'  55..  .;   50  Figuring   '..    25..  ..20  Penmanship   ..    25..  ..   20  Spelling   .    25..  .    20  Reading   ..    25..  ..   20  Ktoeution   ..    00..  ..   50  ('eography   ..    00..  ..   50  Geometry   ..    55..  .   50  A.l-W'riting   ..    55..  .   50  Reporting   ..120..  . 100  Civil Set vice   .. 120..  . 100  .. 120..  . 100  .anguages���English 100    85  French  .' 100    So  �� German  100    85  Spanish 100....    85  Russian   120... 100  And Others....  120....  100  Hanking  120 ...  100  Broking   120....  100  Newt", l.ilho , L. Pre.--?, Cut.  and Correction to Proofs.   120   100  Engraving 120   100  lCli't-tneity    120....   100  'IVIeirraph EngiiH'i'riiig.. ...   120....  1O0  Mtvhanical l>'-awing 120 ... 100  Ari'liili-rtural Drawing    120....   100  Toiiograiiliicul  Drawing....  120....  100  Navigation       ....  120.... 100  Asir.1111.my       120    1.00  The tVc I'd/ a full cuius.- Husinesa  Tiinuini: iv<|iiiriug 12 in.iiilhs daily at-  l.'iiiliin.'i', jiii.-lmliiig hoard and resilience,  is $100 per innnth.  Banker-: Tin' Imperial Hank of Ci'ii-  si.la, Victoria. B. ('., to whom drafts  miiv In* niiuli' paviililf.  'NORTON  PKI.NTZ, 1'iincimil.  PKItl/Y SHAKKSPKAUK, Secy  Win-let's and Cahle Code���"Prinscol."  Long Distance 'l'hone, 1122.  MINERAL  ACT.  Certificate  of Improvements.  Notice.  Seth  and J.-iry   Vinrntl Claims, situate in tlie  dtcciiu-oo   Miiitni; Division of Vale District.  Where located, in l.i'iip Lake camp.  fake initio" that I. Allien 1C. Aslicroft. act-  inj; as a.ye-it for the Jewel Ool.l .Mines Limited,  Vtee Miner's Celtificalt No. HS5,D47, intend  sixty days fioin the date htiecr, to apply to the  Miniiii: Kecorder for a Ceitifriite uf Improvements, lor the purpose of ottti aitig a Crown  (irant of theahoveclaim.  And further take notice that iict.et., under sec  lion 37,must be commenced beiore the issuance ct  sncti Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this tslh day of August, 1904,  AI.HKKT K. ASUCROIT.  H. L,   S  S-linn   on    Dominion  Avenue.  Atlantic Steamship Agency  JOli  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  |OU PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always lieen in  search of���and do it rii-ht.  Pioneer Pun. Co.,   -   Phoenix, B.C  Through    liookings   to   and  . Great Britain anil ihe continent.  \     For rales, folders, and tickets  to local agents or to  Ironi  apply  J. G. Clark, K.J.Coyi.k,  Ai-ent, A.O.P.Agt.  Phoenix, I J. C.    Vancouver, U.C  J. S. Cakti-i-, 1). P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  eKKTiriCATK  Ol' I.Ml'KIIVM.MKNrs.  NOTICI".  Summit, Mnytlouer, Hopewell, I alsani Fractional, Chut KriK'tiount and Mayilower I'me-  tioiml Mineral claim*, situate in the Greenwood Minim.' Division 01' Vale District.  Where liH-iited ���in Snniniit camp  Tiik.-Nntiietli.lt I, Is'iac II. Ilalletl, as iieeul  for lioii^'ald Melnni-, Kive Miner'5 Cerlitleiite  No. nTI'il'1: licorue W. Kniiilje.'aor, Free  Miner's Certiiinite .No. I!stiv;.i; ,.ud Thomas  Hoderics. 1'ieo Miner's Certi liciile No ItsiUlll,  jiiiend, >i\ty dn\ s tr.-in the dale hert"-t'. Pi 11 p-  ;Jy to the Minini; Keron'er 'or cei tiiieiMes of  iiiipro\i-nieii:s, for ihe p'irpu-o nt .���Milln111 ^  Crow 11 ' 1 .nuts lor the above eitilni--.  And liirtlier take notice that action, tnidci  section .17. must be ciiiinenceil tit fore tlie istu.  ancc ol sncll Cei lificatts of Impriiveinellts.  Dated this'-I'lll day of Sopleintici, A. D. 1904.  -tl- I. 11. HALLEI'T.  ���*9m  ������ ifei*..*&  '.ifsfifcf  Jill  .��� |n in*  :!K!SiPt}i!ii  ��� I ill  ���'Will  'liter  ���f$sff$  ��� WMi  ������Wmli  if life  " il"(f   '-*���>! !��������.'���"���  ivi(-y��k>:-  ���xk>$ *  ���mu$n  '���S^ll'Mb  ';lllll  ' y$'?&ii  ������%%;>���? W  ;'^.-'.4'vi'.'l^'  ���"MiiV0'i  '&&���*&*<;;  !fe5v..'5S-}*L  ������-'.if; .:'5i^I  ifflili  ���$&;m'M  ���Ml  .'.v..-'. ai-ia  s��?'S��|  mim  _\v*f~i.i}~'l  If 11  mmm  '^M'r-mt  MM  'mil  ���������'  .'*'!  ���:fl  A.l  Il  ���:g|  'Ik  tj.i  w  .  .    �� --^     ���11- m-j  "i-i  itc :���wt'"L7T- ,-*;  -W-  \  >  -1   ���  -!  ii   '  *.  w ��� m_/&&JttiSB&$*+  *     *    i,   ^     ��   ' ��� ���   �� h-t THE PHOENIX PIONEER  -3.  'V  Good Bye Chaps  Give your chapped hands an easy good bye  by using our  MENTHOLATED  Cream of Witch Hazel and Almonds  WITH BENZOIN AND BORAC1C.  It is not sticky, does not contain oil, delightful to use.  An Easy Cure it a Good Cure. j* Large Bottle 25 CittiS.  Thomas Drug' Co., Ltd.  Leading Hotel of Boundary's leading  Mining Camp.  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-daus,  Centrally Loc��tod,  Good Sample Rooms,  Corner Knob Hill Ave, mid First St.,  I'HOI'NIX, II. C.  J. A. McMASTER  Proprietor.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS OF  LOCAL AND  GENERAL  INTEREST TO   PHOENICIANS.  Boyle is tho druggist.  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  Take your prescriptions to Boyle the  druggist.  For International Coal stock see J.  L. Martin.  Webb's fine chocolates, fresh goods,  at Almstrom's.  The quality is right if bought from  Boyle the Druggist.  During 1904 thc city waterworks of  Greenwood earned a profit of $2,350.  For sale, young pullets, at 50 cents  each.'   Enquire of Mrs. W. B. Willcox,  David Whiteside, the Grand Forks  solicitor, was a visitor here last Wed  nesday.  Dr.' Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from Feb. 10th  to 14th.  Those chocolates of Almstrom's will  melt in your mouth���if you give them  a chance.  W. E. Hodges, the chartered accountant, of Greenwood, is removing  to Vancouver.  H. D. Campbell and family left for  Seattle this week, where they will make  their home in future.  Oliver N. Galer, of the British American Trust Co., Grand Forks, was in  the city Wednesday last.  For large returns and good dividends buy International Coal stock of  J. L. Martin, Phoenix, B. C.  Tbe Shamrocks and the Granbys  are arranging for another hockey match,  to take place in the course of two  weeks.  "Climbing upward" and "Readjustments" will be topics in the Presbyterian church tomorrow. The choir  will sing an anthem.  Danny Deane says that the first  thing that the boy, which his -viie  presented him with last week Friday,  did was to double up his fists.  A. S. Embree, formerly of the  Boundary Falls smelter office staff, has  accepted the position of office man  with the company in Phoenix.  John Hamilton, who has been C.P.  R. telegraph operator here for some  time, has gone to his home in Grand  Forks, and will ���diortly take a trip  further south.  The water and light company succeeded in getting the down town water  system, that was fro/en up last week,  thawed out last Monday by the aid of  a heavy electric current.  There are those who really think  that Phoenix may really get some sort  of custom house facilities on this earih.  However, they do not give any reason  for the faith that is in them.  Rev! J. D. Bowel], bursar of Columbia college, New Westminster, was a  visitor in the city Thursday, in the interests of that well known Methodist  institution of learning, where about 100  students are enrolled.  R. Gardom, collector of customs at  Midway, reports the following statistics  for the six month ending December  31st last: Value of dutiable goods,  $14,065; free goods, $4,325.' duty collected, $3,025.  G. W. McAuliffe started for Bloom-  ington, Illinois, on Thursday, to attend  the general meeting of the grand lodge  of Fraternal Order of Eagles as a delegate from Phoenix Aerie No. 158. He  will be absent for several weeks.  The Philharmonic Quartette, of  Chicago, which gave a concert here  last week Friday, returned and gave a  sacred concert at the Presbyterian  church Sunday evening, when the  building was crowded to the doors.  The concert was thoroughly enjoyed  by the immense audience.  Purity first, Boyle the druggist.  The old reliable, Boyle the druggist.  Try Boyle's Witch Hazel Cream for  chapped hands.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, McMillan  block, Feb. 13 to 16.  Have you seen the Plato, the latest  111 clocks, at Blacks' the Jeweler.  Call and inspect the Vanguard, the  finest 18 size mo'venient in the world,  at Ed. Black's.  The proprietors of.- the Brooklyn  hotel have received a stock of pure  Oregon grape wine, and are prepared  to supply it to families by the gallon  at a reasonable price.  E. P. Shea, of the Brooklyn hotel,  on behalf of the business men of the  lower town, wishes to challenge the  business men of the upper town to a  game of hockey, and will be pleased  to see those interested and arrange  details.  The widely scattered friends of  James Peck McSweyn, typo, poet,  author, etc., etc., will be interested to  learn that he has recently added another route to his travels in this province, it being through the beautiful  Similkameen.  Mclntyre & McDonald received the  first car of freight over the new Great  Northtrn extension to Phoenix, the  car containing hay, and coming from  Colville, Wash. Morrin, Thompson  &��� Co. also received a car of hay over  the same line.  Several tenders have been put in to  the postoffice department by Greenwood and Phoenix men to carry the  mail by stage between the two places,  to connect with the Great Northern  trains here. The award will probably  le made at no distant date.  John G. Clark, for nearly two yean*  agent ofthe C.P.R. here, left for Rossland Wednesday, where lie will assume  a siiViiiar position. A. W. Haley, with  his wife, has arrived from Nelson, to  lake Mr. Clark's place here. Mr.  Haley was formerly agent at Midway,  and later despatcher at Nelson.  The Midwinter Number of the  Pioneer is now well along toward completion, and if nothing happens to prevent, will be out inside of len days.  Those who miss getting copies are  likely to regret it. They will be on  sale at all news-stands and at the  Pioneer office, at 25 cents per copy.  Last Saturday was the day for the  renewal of liquor and other.licenses in  this city. From 15 retail liquor licenses  the city's treasury was enriched by  $2,250 while the trades licenses will  bring the amount up to about $2,500.  Mr. Matheson, the city clerk, has been  quite busy writing receipts this week.  Alderman Mclnnis, left this week  for a visit  to Vancouver and other  coast cities. "  There is no immediate danger of the  lights being turned off to use the power  for the mines.  Miss Daisy Horrell gave a birthday  party last week Friday to a number of  her little friends.  C. P. Struble, an employee of the  Pioneer, went to the hospital Thursday,  suffering from quinsy.  George H. Williams, travelling  freight agent of the Great Northern,  arrived in the city Thursday.  Supt. Lawrence, of the Kootenay-  Boundary division of the C. P. R., was  a visitor here early this week.  Business men' generally have been  engaged of late in taking account ol  stock, an annual procedure.  Work has been   progressing   this I  week on sinking a well at the lake, so  as to improve the quality of the water  supply.  In December the custom .house at  Grand Forks is reported to have taken  in $8,256.73 in duties, including dutiable goods coming to Phoenix.  While'C. A. DesBrisay, right of way  agent for the Great Northern, does not  say so, it is understood that he will be  busy between the Boundary and the  coast in the spring. He was here this  week. ' ���';������"'*������  A. F. McMillan, owner of the Hotel  Balmoral property, came in Saturday  from Vancouver, and -has .'spent .'most  of the week here. He is thinking  seriously of adding a story to the hotel  in the spring.  Porter Bros, men this week have  been putting in the Howe truss span  where the Great Northern crosses Dominion avenue in lower end of the  city. At first temporary frame work  was put in to let the tracklayers over.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges, with her  sister, Mrs. Smith, of St. Louis, Mo.,  came up from Grand Forks with Mr.  Hodges this week. The ladies returned in Supt. Morgan's private car, being  the first ladies to ride over tlie new  Great Northern extension to Phoenix.  James F. Petrie, formerly an engineer at the Granby mines, and later  employed at the Mother Lode, has  been appointed, master mechanic at  the LeRoi mine, Rossland.. He was  also employed at the St. Eugene mine,  Moyie, and recently installed the air  compressing plant at the Betts and  Hesperus mines, a few miles from  Grand Forks.  I  ChurcH 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. XV.  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 3.30 p. m. A hearty in  vitation is extended to all. I). M.  Perley, B. A., pastor.  .^   ������������������������������������������  j$450 Buys  I.ast week Wednesday an unknown  man was killed on the C.P.R. near  Farren, which is the summit between  here and Nelson. The remains were  buried in Nelson last -Monday without  identification.  Last Saturday Constable Darraugh  took Tom Shalka over to Nelson jail  from Eholt, to serve a month for running amuck among the section men  where he was employed by the C.P.R-  He was sentenced by Government  Agent McMynn, of Greenwood.  PRIZES AT MASQUERADE CARNIVAL.  Lit! 0! Awards Made Laal Monday Evcnlri at  tbe Rink.  At the first masquerade skating  carnival, held last Monday evening at  the local rink, the committee on prizes,  Messrs. H. Plaisance, V. Sherbino and  C. Mclstocker, made tlie following  I awards:  Best Lady's Costume, Indian Princess, Stag horn ink stand, value $6.00  ���Miss Josie Tipping.  Best Gent's Costume, Prince Victor,  Stag horn ink stand, value $6.00���J. S.  Boyce.  ��� Best Girrs Costume, Card Girl,Silver  tooth brush and powder stand, value  $3.00���Lucy Graham.  Best Boy's Costume, Irish Boy,  Brush and Comb travelling set, value  $3.00���Herby Evans;  Best Comic Costume, Clown, Fancy  plate glass mirror, valve $6.00���Ii.  Buchanan.   ...  Best representation of any character,  Spanish Torreador, Mirror, value $6.00  ���J. McMillan. ,.\ ������> .<���  Best Lady Skater, Toilet set, $7.50���  Mrs. J. E. Mills.       l  Best Gentleman Skater, Ash tray,  value $5.00���Howard Cameron.  Men's Race, 2:mile, free for all,  Smoking set, value $8.00���Howard  Cameron.  Ladies' Race, J^'mile, Hand Satchel,  value $2.50���Cora Graham.  Boys' Race, under 16 years, Pocket  tool set, value $5.00���Thos. Oxley.  Girls' Race, under 16 years, Stand  Mirror, value, $2.00���Katie Bell.  Boys' Race, under 12 years, Pocket  book, value, $2.00���Wilbur Greer.  Consolation Race, Trophy cup���  James Morgan.  Toy* at Vour Own Price.  Were your little ones forgotten at  Christmas? Ifso, call at Almstrom's  store and take your pick of toys at  your own price���any7 old price in fact,  as we do not propose to carry them  over till next season: We me in business. '  Phoenix General Hospital.  Notice is hereby given that the  General Annual ii.eeuiig of tlie members of Phoenix Genera 1 Hospital will  be held in the office of the secretary, in  the Bank Block, on Saturday evening,  January 28,1905, at 7.30 p.m., for the  transaction of general business and for  the election of a Board of Trustees  for the ensuing year.  J. L. Martin, Sec- I'reas.  Phoenix General Hospital.  fletropol itan Cafe    M*ak at  f        __ __      All Hours.  DANNY DEANE, Proprietor.  Open Day and Night. (under summit hotel.}  Oysters in every style.  Turkey arid'n Chicken Dinner, Sunday,"S to 8 p.m.  Black's Hotels  ......Dominion AVbNUE,,PHOENIX, B.C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection  Bar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone No. 26.  G. W. Rumberger  ��SS)��&SS)&S&S��^^  RESIDENCE PROPERTY  in Phoenix which pays  3 per cent per month  in rentals.  SE555aSZ5HSa5SSrSaSrlSHSHSHSHS2Sc!SH  SttSS25255SZ525dSSSiSS5ZScSSSSSZSS.  Ikb Ik I Sill  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.  Real Estate  : : and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale.  Shares in all tlie. leading mines bought and  sold. Information about Phoenix aud the  Boundary couutry given on application.  VJ/  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  &     Phoenix, B. C.  oHo:o:o-o:o:o:oxxo��:o:o:oxxo:o:o^^  Just received direct from Scotland  a large shipment of  "Sanderson's  Famous Mountain Dew"  Greenwood Liquor Co.  Boundary Agenm for "PAEST PELKBRATED BEER."  Wholesale Denier in VTiiien, L'quors mid Cigars.  Telephone orders receive prompt attention. '  Greenwood, B. C.  Mm********  * *  *  *w  JAMES McCREATH, proi\  Clothing 1  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  KNOB HILL AVE.,  PHOENIX  Address:  GEO. L. BRAZEE,  I'HOENIX,   B.  C.  Ed. Black,  WATCHMAKER  JEWELER.  Repairing of all kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  Fine line of seasonable jewelry always on hand,  FIRST ST., - - - PHOENIX, B.C.  Granby Exchange  has access to and buys in the best markets in Canada, that's  arasHSHsasasasasHsasHSrisasasasESHs  aSHSESaSESE5a52SaSE5HS2SaSHSH5HSHS  Watches,  Jewelry,  Repairing,  We can ''"Watch" you nt almost any  price,, from tlie good, evrrydav timepiece  to the expensive adjusted', chronometer.  Our Jewelry and Cut Glass, stock  will be found, jnst what you desire to  make a selection from.      "''���',  In repairing we are prepared to take  care of anything in this line. '  Geo. E. Dey,  The Teweler.  Knob Hill Ave.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't believe it come  and examine goods.  A Full Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc.,   $  just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  OO  THOMAS BROWN,  S Men's Wear Exclusively.  IIAIIDY-McKKNZIK HI K.  DOMINION AVK.. I'll UK*-IX.  You Can Get  THE FINEST FRUITS that grow  and THE FINEST CIGARS and  TOBACCOS ever smoked at the new  store of i.....  Alex McRae,  Stationery, Newspapers, Magazines, etc.  Hardy Block,   -  Dominion Ave.  Do not miss this opportunity       ���  10 to 25 per cent off on all goods during  will Coiiiinence May, January 23N.  On all our large varied assortment of handsome Flannelettes, French  Flannel  designs.'  __./'���     One of the Vilest Diseases  Is catarrh, which first attacks the  nose and throat and finally spreads all  through the system. The one sure  cure is fragrant, healing Catarrhozone,  which is sent by Ihe air you breathe  direct to the root of the trouble. Mr.  T. Y. Mac Vicar, of Yarmouth, suffered  for years from Catarrh, and says: -'In  my Jong experience with this loathsome  disease I'never used any remedy that  relieved and cured so promptly as Catarrhozone. When my nostrils were  so stuffed up that 1 couldn't breathe I  found a few inhalations of Catarrhozone was sufficient to clear away the  mucous. I am-'perfectly cured by  Catarrhozone and free from the disease  entirely." Use only Catarrhozone.  Complete outfit  $i.oo- trial size 25c.  On ail Children's and   Women's  Wool  Suits, perfect fitting garments.  A pencil mark here,   is; a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.       ~ ~  m  NELSON, B.C.  7  B.TOMKlNS,ta  The Leddin? Hotel of Ihe Roofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.   Underwear,   Women's  Combination  On all Ladies' and Children's Shoes, Ladies' House Slippers.  On all Ladies'Waists, Skirts, Kimonos and Wrappers.  On all Dress Goods.  On all Men's, Boys and Children's Clothing and Overcoats.  On all Men's Winter Underwear, derby and ribbed and fleece lined.  On all Men's Winter Overshirts and Dress Shirts. -  On all Men's Shoes���heavy mining shoes, dress shoes and slippers.  Remember the date;  e$  PHOSzNSX^BX  mt^^'lH'ax^mil^^wtMijmm^^  nammtitt^wmtmmKmmnj  gWJailBaWBB  /. ��� ���� V-'  >",-.-!   J-        .\,f   '      ......    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