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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 20, 1906

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 ���  7  L  \  s  >  t  if  *  Boundary Mines -Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  Pi  oer '-tee  'Jr.~  ,.^iSi^-^enttt  and Leadings 4��^:%-o*  Gamp of Boundary,  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. JANUARY 20,   1906.  No.  10  I  It  1  1  RESOLVE  That you will  get  your  MONEY'S  WORTH during  1906  ��  It  I  You can do  so  by giving  us  your  business.  Why?  1 *j  ft  I  .4'  BECAUSE���  Owing to our rapidly increasing  business we are now able to  give CLOSER PRICES than in  the past. f  WE BUY only in CARLOAD LOTS.  You will get the advantage of  such buying.  AS FOR QUALITY���  That is the secret of our success.  Only well known and Standard  Goods stocked.  Quaker Canned Goods.  Crosse   &    Blackwell's    and-Heinz  Bottled Goods.  Canadian      Government  Butter.  Hazelwood Eggs.  SOLE   AGENTS   FOR  Creamery  Royal Household �� flours  o Roses \  We thank you for your patronage in the past. By the  closest of attention to your -wants,' and prompt service,  .we.hope to merit your increased patronage as much In the  ;fiiture\is heretofore:-1'     "'���'::-"'f~ '     "'-"     ���    ..-    ���  THE     BEG     tSTOfZE,  %\imt*0mtmnmt0*m  This  Week  WE   OFFER  Fresh Celery  Bananas  Lettuce  Fancy Apples  Fancy Oranges  Jap Oranges  and  Fresh Ranch Eggs  GET OUR PRICES  FIRST YEAR  OF SKYLARK  Makes  Most     Satisfactory  Showing  Old  Officers   Were  Again  Chosen  Wednesday the annual meeting of  the Skylark Development Co., Ltd.,  was held in the company's offices, Bank  block, this city, when reports of the  several officials were received for. the  past year and new directors and officers elected for the ensuing year.  Those present were: A. B. W. Hodges,  R. B. Boucher, M.D., W. S. Macy,  W. M. Law, A. B. Hood, C. D. Hunter, F. Buckless, H. A. Wright and  O. B. Smith, jr The secretary's and  manager's reports were received with  approval, and these eentlemen were  tendered a vote of 'thanks, one also  being given to Wm. Roe, the superintendent.  The directors and officers chosen  were the same  as  before, namely,   A.  B. W. Hodges, president; R. B.  Boucher, M.D., vice-president ��� A. B.  Hood, secretary-treasurer ; O. B.  Smith, jr., manager; and H. A. Wright,  C. D. Hunter and W. S. Macy.  The past year has been a most prosperous one for the company in every  way, and the prospects are brighter.  From what was for years an abandoned  prospect, it has become with careful,  miner-like managment, one of the  leading high grade mines of the Boundary, and gives every prospect of making an enviable name for itself in the  future. While not having room for  the various reports in lull, we give  something from that of the general  manager, as follows:  Managers Report.  Phoenix, B.C., Jan. 1st, 1906.  The Skylark  Development  Company,  Limited.  Gentlemen���Below is a brief report  of the work done at the Skylark Mine  since January 1st 1905. Shortly' before that time tha mine was full of  water, which was pumped out, disclosing the following conditions. An incline shaft, following the ore, had  reached a.depth of 75 feet. At this  point a fault was encountered throwing the lea.. 40 feet to the east. There  were four drifts, the north' drift and  south drift from the bottom of the  shaft, and the e?st north drift and the  east south drift, following the lead  after it has been picked up beyond the  fault, in all abont 160 feet of drifting.  Also there was a 30 foot winze on the  lead beyond the fault. All faces were  in waste and most of the ore had been  stoped out about the drifts.  Since Jan. 1st, 1905, the following  work has been done:  Sinking      55 Ft.  Upraising    174 Ft.  Drifting    790 Ft.  Cross-cutting      52 Ft.  tonnage of 490.tons.     This I think is  a   conservative,  estimate,     the    only  doubtful figure being the 6 inches, and  our past experience would show this t<>  be  too  small   rather  than too large.  This leaves us a large block of ground  south to be  determined,  and   as   the  ore is on the surface it is reasonable to  suppose we will get it below.    Also, I  have  figured   nolhing for the ground  north  of the   sh^ft.    We   have  this  ground; opened  up on   the   150-foot  level by a drift 155 feet long.     So far  we have found very little in   this drift  but  the  walls have  been   good   and  regular all   the   way,   and   in   many  places we have had good ore several  inches wide.    As some of the best ore  we have found in the mine came from  directly  over  thi*  north  drift on the  75-rfoot level, it is again reasonable  to  suppose that this ground will b-.a good  producer   later  on.    At  the  present  time one  man is raising in the north  end of this drift, and we hope to hear  good reports from him shortly.  The coming yea,r it will probaoly be  necessary, to sink to another level. We  have been working to this end for  some time, and a new shaft is practically through from the r 50-foot level to  the surface. Whfcn this shaft is completed, all work can be done by one  hoist, whereas, ar the present time.two  hoists are used and the ore from the  lower level, has to! be transferred on  the 75-foot level.  The whole is respectfully submitted.  O. B. Smith, Jr.,  ���  * . ��� '1 Manager.  NEWOFFICIALS  FOR THE CITY  Boundary Mining Notes  W.  Rumberger  is  the Mayor  Again  Contest for Aldermen in East  Ward  Total  1071  Ft.  535/4 dry tons   of   ore   have   been  mined and shipped lo the Granby and  Nelson smelters.  The development work   was  buted as follows:  75 foot level.  North drift    70  South drift    no  Upraises    95  East south diift    150  Con. of shaft or winze be-  '   yond fault    45  150 foot level  North drift 155  South drift 305  Cross-cuts    40  Upraises    79  Winze below 150 foot level   1 o  Cross-cut   below 150 foot  level    12  SMELTED 678,988  TONS OF ORE  ���\  Granby's  Record  J905  for   Year  Only 33,505. Tons of Custom  Rock.  distri-  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Ft.  Total   At the 150 foot  was encountered  again to the east.   1071   Ft  level another fault  throwing the ore  In order to determine the extent of this fault a winze  was sunk 10 feet and a crosscut run  east 12 feet, encountering the ore  again 16 inches wide. This is very  encouraging, both the smallness of the  fault and the size and quality of the  ore body below it.  Besides the development work done  below ground a shaft house and mess  heuse were built and the old buildings  repaired. The cost of this work was  approximately $700.  Ore In Sl{bl.  This is very haid to determine definitely, inasmuch as the width of the  ore va.ies very much from day to day,  jumping from almost nothing to 24  inches sometimes in a few feet. So  far as we know, the ore above ti:e 75-  foot level has practically been all  stoped out to a point 150 feet south of  the shaft. We can follow the ore on  the surface for 200 feet south of this  and have it on the 150-toot level 100  south of this point.  Figuring the ore 6 inches wide (aver-  and 245 feet long (from winze  and 40  feet high,  gives us a  . ;Erom official figures just made.pub-  iic it is learned that the Granby Consolidated during the calendar year  1905, smelted altogether 678,988 tons  of ore, or an average of 57,322 tons  per month. Of this total, thete were  33,505 tons of custom ore smelted, the  balance of 654,483 tons being from  the company's Phoenix mines. As  the company shipped 653,889 tons ot  its own ore in the same period of time,  it used up about 1,000 tons mere of  Its own ore than was shipped in the  twelve months, a large reserve being  carried at the smelter. In the table  below is given the custom and company's smelting tonnage by the month.  It will be noticed that the largest  month for custom smelting was September, 4,683 tons, and the smallest  was December, when only 1,643 tons  tons of outside ore were handled, al  though December was the greatest  month for smelting in the history of  the Granby Consolidated:  Month Gr��nby Ore  January    41.759  February 41,212  March    54,493  April 49��538  May 54.751  June 50,882  July 54,45��  August 36>944  September 53,650  October 7��,957  November 67,M1  December 78,706  Custom Ore  3.770  2,478  2,716  = ,249  ���-���794  i,S47  3,216  3.265  4,682  2,310  2.535  '.643  Totals 654,483  33.5��5  33,5��5  Grand total, 1905 687,988  New K. ot P. Officers.  An installation of officers of Phoenix  Lodge No. 28, Knights of Pythias,  took place here Tuesday evening, Past  Grand Chancellor Noble Binns being  the installing officer. Ten or fifteen  members of Greenwood Lodge No. 29  were present at the installation, degree  work being put on previously. Following the installation refreshments  were served, followed by a general  social time, the hall being filled to the  doors by members of the order. Following were the officeis installed for  the ensuing year :  G.C., Eric Jackson.  V-.C, Ed Smith.  Prelate, G. W. McAuliffe.  M. of W., John Campbell.  K. of R. & S., George L. KIkins.  M. of F., J. A. Morrin.  M. of A., Alphonse Kobloth.  I.G., M. H. McQuarrie.  O.G., James Murray.  Fever Patients laprovinc  In both hospitals yesterday theie  were but 21 fever patients, several having been discharged during the past  week. No new cases have been found  sor more than two weeks, and no  fatilitics have occured in the same  time. One or two patients arc still  pretty ill, but the general typhoid  uation is generally improving.  Comparatively little interest was taken in the municipal elections in Phoenix this yea*-, with the exception of  aldermen for the east ward. Monday  was nomination day, and George W.  Rumberger was chosen mayor by acclamation. In the west ward James  Marshatl and Julius Carson were reelected as councilmen, and A. D. McKenzie was also chosen as alderman.  In the west ward there were four  nominations for aldermen, namely,  Edward Brown, Michael H. Kane,  David Oxley and Robert H. Karatof-  sky, necssitating an election.- This  was held Thursday, resulting in the  election of the first three, by tbe following vote : Bmwn, 35; Kane, 34;  Oxley, 25; Karatofsky, 10. There are  100 names on the east ward voters'  list, some of whom were non-residents.  The result was announced a few minutes after the polls closed at 7 p. m.  Thursday.  Tbe New Officials.  Mayor Rumberger enjoys the distinction of being the only mayor Phoenix ever had, having been chosen to  succeed himself at every election since  the city was incorporated in the fall of  1600. This is, consequently, his  seventh term as mayor.  James Mar-hall also has been an  alderman of Phoenix since the city  was made a mnnicipality, and like Mr.  Rumberger, is serving his seventh  term. He is proprietor^of the Hotel  Brooklyn.       V:    '.'.'��� -'''���' -r*V"  Edward" Brown was an "aWerriian  last year, and is one of the proprietors  of the Hotel Bellevue. 1 He has been  a resident of Phoenix . for five or six  years.  David Oxley is one of the- proprietors of ihe Summit hotel, and has resided in Phoenix for six years or more.  This will be his first term as an alderman.  M H. Kane is also about to serve  his first term as an alderman. He is a  miner and the proprietor of the Cottage hotel. . .  Julius Carson was a member of the  aldermanic board during 1905 and is  serving his second term. He is a  miner, and has been a resident of  Phoenix for several years.  A. D. McKenzie is the new member  for the west ward, and is the proprietor of the Reco laundry, having resided  in Phoenix for about five years.  The public school-tiustees elected  were A. B. Hood and R. H. Karatof-  sdy, the hold ovei being Isaac Crawford.  By Monday or Tuesday the ���Granby  smelter will be able to get "juice" from  the Bonnington concern. //  Work is shortly to' be resumed on  the Humming Bird, one of the high  grade mines near Greenwood.       "    _  The new ore crusher for the Granby  Co. was shipped from Sherbrooke,  Que., on the 12th inst., and is expected to arrive here next week.  The new 10 h. p. electric hoist has  arrived for the Crescent mine, and the  force will be increased as soon as it is  installed and in working order.  Yesterday the new seven drill  electric drive air compressor, ordered  some months ago by the Dominion  Copper Co. for the Rawhide mine  arrived at the properly, and will be installed as soon as possible. Cascade  power will be used.  The Oro Denoro is now shipping  almost entirely over the Great Northern, as the ore body being tjken out  is below ihe C.P.R. tracks.. Since  December 20th, or exactly a month,  50 cars, aoout 1,500 tons, of ore have  been sent down to the Granby smelter.  CRANBYHAS  PAID $4115,0110  Dividend Checks  Issued  Monday.  Last  Making   Total   of"   &>38,630  To Shareholders.  Boundary residents, and others who  are shareholders in the Granby Consolidated, this week received their  dividend checks, the total amounting  to $405,000, or three per cent on the  par v.ilue of the outstanding stock,  which is r,350,000 ten dollar shares.  This is  the largest dividend ever paid  STRUCK ORE  IN THE IDAHO  Whole  Face   of   Tunnel  Mineral.  is  But  Railways  Hold   Up  the  Shipping.  DR.  C. J. FAGAN  HERE THURSDAY  Looking Into Water and Sewage Matters.  Dr. C. J. Fagan, of Victoria, government health officer for the entire pro-  ince, airived in the city Thursday  evening, and that night held a conference with Mayor Rumberger, the city  health officers, Drs. Boucher and  Gordon, Dr. Spankie, of Greenwood,  government health officer, and W. G.  McMynn, government agent at Greenwood. The water and sewage systems  were thoroughly discussed, and Dr.  Fagan confirmed the statement printed  in the Pioneer last week, that^from his  analyses, Marshall lake water was all  right for domestic purposes, but other  water hereabouts was very bad.  Dr. Fagan recommended the employment of an engineer to go into the  entire situation, especially regarding  sewage, and with the acquiescence of  the mayor, will endeavor to send a  government engineer here within the  next week or two to make estimates  and give his opinion on the matter.  It is the intention probably to  recommend a large septic tank system  for the sewerage of the hotels particularly, and enforce greater care generally regarding sanitary conditions in  Phoenix.  Dr. Fagan also visited the two milk  ranches below the city, and gave some  strict orders regarding their conduct,  plainly stating that prosecution to the  limit would follow' if the orders are  not carried out to the letter.  Yesterday the doctor left direct for  the coast by way of the Great Northern  railway.  Latest Prices la Melals.  New Yohk���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  60@f 18.76; lako, $18.60@ $18.76  Bar SiWer,66>6  Lcsui, ��6.60 at 86.86.  Several days ago the force of miners  driving a tunnel on the Idaho for the  Dominion Copper Co.,' not far from  the Great Northern station, struck ore  when in about 70 feet, the whole face  of the tunnel being in mineralized rock.  It' was^ the intention' of Manager  DrummOnd to at once begin shipments  to the'company's' smelter* from the  Idaho, if he could arrange it with the  railways. The C.P.R.: does not have  a spur anywhere near the Idaho, and  hasno tracks in this camp at so low a  level. It-would be necessary to load  the ore on Great Northern cars, and  transfer to the C.P.R. at some point,  presumably the nearest point where  the tracks come together. This is at  Denoro, though there is no connection. . '   -     *'  And right here the trouble began,  tor the railways could not or would  not get together in the matter, with  ihe result that no shipments will be  made from the Idaho till a compromise  is reached. To make the transfer, it  would be necessary to construct a  short spur at Denoro between the  tracks of the two railways.  Evidently there is a large tonnage in  the Idaho, which has always been the  opinion of old timers in this camp,  and this important find of ore seems  to bear that out. But it will not bear  placing on the dump and being handled two or three times���as Phoenix  ore is of too low grade to pay for such  work. If the railways will agree in the  matter, it can be loaded very cheaply  on Great Northern cars, transferred to  the C-P.R. and taken to the Boundary  Falls plant of the cotnoany. But  Manager Drummond will not be held  up.  at one time by this or any other mining or other company in British Columbia.  , The dividend was declared- at a  meeting of the board of directors held  in New York on December 1st, first  announced in the Pioneer of December 2nd, and was payable January  15th, 1906. At the same meeting it  was decided to raise the par value of  the shares of the.company from $10 to  $100,.as soon as the.necessary legislation could be had through the legislature of British Columbia, under the  laws of which the company was or:  ganized. This will probably be put  into effect some time, this winter or  early spring;.   .  Two years ago the Granby Consolidated declared its first dividend,  amounting to $133,630. With that  just paid shareholders have received  altogether $538,630 in profits from  this company. While an official statement is not made on the subject, it is  confidently understood that hereafter  this, the premier .mining, company  of British Columbia, will distribute dividends regularly. Last summer the statement was published, and  credited to Manager J. P. Graves, that  the Granby was making on an average  of $100,000 per month, net. Since  then the price of copper has steadily  appreciated arid the company has put  two more, and larger ...blast-furnaegs in  operation at its smelter, increasing the  copper output by about one-third.  The company, therefore, should be  making better than $125,000 per  month now.  Since the Pioneer was first published,  more'than one person has stated that  the company could never pay a profit  on the low grade ores being handled  ���which shows that the management  uf the company knew what it was doing, even though pessimistic outsiders  did not.   Eagles lustall Officers.  Phoenix Aerie No 158, Fraternal  Order of Eagles, completed the installation of officers for the ensuing year  last night, the. installing officer being  Past Worshipful President E P. Shea.  The lodge also occupied its new quarters for the first time, in the new Phoenix Miners' Union hall. Following  is the new list of officials for the lodge:  W. P., Edward Brown.  W.V.P., Leslie Walter.  Chaplain, James Weir.  Secretary, M. H. Roy.  Treasurer, G. W.   McAuliffe.  Conductor, Fred  Munshaw.  I.G., David Henderson.  O.G., C  A. Hagelberg.  Physicians, C. S. Gordon, M.D.,  and R  B. Boucher, M.D.  Trustees, James Marshall, W. H.  Docksteader arid Tuck Collins.  JANUARY   20,  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following lablc gives the ore shipments  of  Boundary  mines   for 1900. for  kc  1903. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, aud 1006, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1900  64.553  397  1901  231.762  1.731  *  1,300  550  650  Mink. Camp.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode ...Deadwood  Bonnie Belle- Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem wiidr.-Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  A thelsta 11-Jackpot-Weil tig tu.  Morrison Deadwood      B, C. Mine Summit    19,494     47.405  R.Bell Summit      Km ma Summit  Oro Denoro -. Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance.- Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carmi West Pork      Providence Providence      Ktkhoru Providence      Strathmoie Providence    ��  Prince Henry  Skylark      Skylark Skylark      Last Chuuce Skylark      H. P. C. Mine Skylark      Bay Skylark      Mavis Skylark      Don Tedro -Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helcu  Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Kails      Republic Boundary Halls      Miscellaneous      3.33��  1002  309,858  30,800  1903  393.718  71.3U  1904  549J03  1905  65J.869  1906  40.014  Week  16.70* (  5.340      99.034     141.3^6    138,079    174.2*8     174.500       5.5����      3.��'4 '  7.455      15.731          5.046  3.339  19.305  ���SO  14,811  560  S.530  22.937  ���5.537  303  3'..'5��  3.070  3.250  1.759  4.5��6  37,9*o  16,400  3.450  322  20  55 73'  35.108  3...S6  4,747  9.485  3.007  1.833  4.5*��  830  1,076  3,350  160  1,040  875  66S  3,COO  350  364  33  785  635  2,435  48a  890  219  993  4O0  720  3>5  77o  1-0  52  V  JOO  535  167  0S9  255  30  So  Total, tons    96,600  Smelter treatment���  Oraubv Co    62.387  B.C. Copper Co _.  Dominion Copper Co ,...��. ^..t.....������  3,456  390,800  230,828  117,611  325  50S.876  312,140  l4Ci,6oo  500  690,419  40l.<)Jl  16.-.9I3  13J.570  75��  82y,8<)*>   933.516     54,47''    '5 97'  506,252  210,454  jo.vjo  &*7.9*-S  ISM.Ui'i  ���M.u-'l  I 7,i.JO  3.6.S.'  ���1.V2-  T Total reduced    62,389   348,439   460,940   697,404   837,^6   966,10.)    ss, 172    26,,,.  ijpp��y.<]'��Q <Pipi O10 ������������<><��� �����<"������������������������ ^'^������^���^O ^^  y'<iiM  Mm  ���ml  .1 y  ���:��� u ^y  fy  ��11  >ft  |-|;|j  p-jjl]  ���Vvf  ''���&-'!\:'-'}4  |g;  Btil-  W-*  yyic- if i  ;".   fa.'    ilfr    I  ?v^'.  tf&"K'  *����;  .H-i*  Wy:i'n<  ���$,���*���''  mr  :V^^; -  '-���- ��� ':l ���  $p  #'i|j  :':'..������'  -���'"'*' i f  L"V*r''  ;^;  !���<���] ��$ 5  ;/;d/i\  -i'-'l   if   i  i'k^":'>  ���i$M \  ..-i-y.-'^-  ''?$';���'������>  ���'',���5 -.ji ������  '.(���,:��� ������;���'.'-  ���.-.'���j- IS v  ���-���'-������J'1''  :> f'' f-fe "'  ^���'X'j  ij'-'f j| 1  $11)  ''*5",''"r  i 5 if i  S?->  ���^Sv  Si -t S i;  Ifc  ?if 1'  "��� \   41  ���'  <jp':'V-  ���-���'���j  if s  fc&lr  >;> f| i  ^-{C  ���-;!' if /���  gplll  '0t0kM,  wm.  if^lff"  TEA Like tlie West?  Because "when people come  IT^est they never leave it, or  BLUE RIBBON TEA, unless  forced to.  The Phoenix Pioneer /.4*^��-o-on.��m.uaiiy.   ruisisdo.  ing   a   little    mining    and   smelting,  And Boundary Mining Journal.  lUtllll ON MATOBDAVB BV TMB  PIONEER��� PUBLISHING (JO.  and staits   the new   year off  in  good  shape.  OPENING iF  THE NEW HALL  w.  AT rBO-CMIZ. B. C.  WILLCOX. Manao.ch.  ..._.__��� I Bualneaa office No. 14.  .xphoBta j M.���Mer., rcidence. No. 15.  .1 BOBBCBIPTIOHB IKAOVAWCB.  PtrYrar..... ���'   81s Montha ��� -  ..$2.00  ITyoa arc not a aubaciiber tothii uaper. tbta  ia an Invitation to you to become oue.  Hundreds From All Over the  Boundary.  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8,  the Hosts.  ' AdVertUing rate* lurnnheo. on application.  Legal notice* 10 and s ccnti per line.  Pour weekly Inaertlona conatitute one mouth'a  a If'e'rt nag  1906  JAN.  1906  Sia.-Mcii  Tati.  Wed.  Tha.  Fr..  Sit.  1  2  3  4  5  6  ���   7  8  9  10  11  12  13  .14  *5  16  17  18  19  20  21  32  -��3  *4  ��5  26  27 r  28  29  30  3i  The last condition of Russia seems  to be worse than the first. There was  some peace at home during the Japanese war, but now there seems to be  little else than anarchy.  Up to the hour of going to press, no  new names had been mentioned this  week for lieutenant-governor of this  province. .Must be a mistake somewhere, or else Grit politicians are  asleep. "   The legislative assembly being now  in session, the charter-monger will  now proceed.diligently to attempt to  get in his deadly work. But it will be  all in vain, as that day has passed in  this province.  Rossland announces its annual winter carnival for February 7th to ro'th,  and great preparations arebeing made  for the event, which is a source of  much pleasure to the people of the  Kootenays generally. This year, as  usual, there will doubtless be a goodly  attendance from the Boundary also.  Announcement comes from Ottawa  that the department of railways will  not oppose the building of the V.,V. &  ��. through the Hope mountains to  Vancouver, surveys for which are now  beins* vigorously prosecuted. This is  as it should be, and will meet with the  approval of the majority of the people  of this province.  Last week, according to figures  published, over 30,000 tons ^of ore  were produced by the mines of Kootenay and Boundary. Of this amount  23,400 tons were produced by the  Boundary mines alone, or nearly eighty  per cent of the total. And the best of  it is, that this year will see an increase  on these figures, according to contracts  already made and plans mapped out  for new furnace capacity in Boundary  smelters.  Twelve furnaces are now in commission in the smelters of Boundary���except when one occasionally needs some  repairs. When it so happens that they  are all operating for a full week at one  one and the same time, the output for  that week should be close to 30,000  tons of ore, or more than 100,000  tons per month, ar at the rate of about  What proved to; be; the most important function of its kind ever given  in Phoenix, and perhaps in the entire  Boundary, was the grand opening ball  at the new Miners' Union hall, last  week Friday. The youth and beauty  of the Boundary -was- there, coming  from every portion of the district by  horse, in rigs and even by special  train.  The special train over the C.P.R.  from Grand ���Kdi'ks,'bringing members  of the Federal Labor Union of that  place, their ladies and friends, had  about 90 passengers , alone, and although it was delayed at Eholt for an  hour by trying to climb up on the platform, due to a switchrod breaking as  the train passed the switch, it was all  forgotten a little later when the passengers 'were enjoying themselves in  the mazy in the largest, newest and  best dancing hall in the Boundary.  Greenwood, Eholt, Grand Forks,  Deadwood, Boundary Falls and Midway, were tepresented, and the hall  was crowded to the doors. The music  for the evening was furnished by  Biners' orchestra of five piece.*, which  was a guarantee of its excellence.  Nothing that could be thought of  was forgotten by the several committees of the Miners' Union for the comfort of the hundreds of guests. The  hall, 43x68 feet in the clear, itself had  been . artistically decorated by the  ladies with bunting, 'flags and greens,  and presented a most attractive appearance. The entire building, with  the exception of the opera house, in  the basement, which is not yet completed, was thrown open to the inspection of the guests, and many complimentary words were heard on the  enterpiise of the members of the union  in carrying to this stage of completion  the splendid building then being occupied for the first time.  When supper time arrived the  dancers wereconducted tothespacious  lodge rooms above, where the long  tables were found to be most bountifully spread, fairly groaning with the  good things provided. More than  one remarked that no better supper  had ever been served at a dance in  this section.  In the early hours of the   morning  the  dance  broke up to the strains ot  "Home,   Sweet   Home,"   the   special  train   taking   the   Grand   Forks  and  Eholt   people back   to   their  abodes,  while others   remained over for other  trains during the day on both railways.  As to the net results  of  the dance,  nothing definite  can   yet be given, as  many tickets out have not yet been accounted   for,   but the members ol the  union feel confident that there will be  considerably over $1,000 to be devoted to the building fund of the   union.  The hall will cost about $15,000 when  completed some time 'his year, and in  the meantime the fine dance hall and  lodge and other rooms will   be  occupied.    As  the   typhoid outbreak  has  cost the union ahout $1,500   in benefits to members, work has been discontinued on the building for the present.  Following .a.rejhe several committees  that- had the dance in charge :  Reception���A. S. Thurber, James  Harris, XV. X. McDonald,- Francis  Knott, W M. Searle, Aithur Jacobs,  Capt. George Smith, David Nicholson,  G. \V. Rumberger, G.-E. Dey, C. H.  Reeves, John O. Ellis.  Floor���James Marshall,AlexMunro,  L. Mclntomijiey. D. Weir, Walter  ���fr _    ���,    L���    ,.,    r ^ m   -.'  ���   ���  In Phoenix this year the. niunicipal  elections did not make much excitement, the only contest being for aldermen in the east ward; and that was  settled easily on Thursday. . Evi  dently the voters are too apathetic to  take any great interest Jn such matters,  or they are pretty well satisfied with  the manner in which 'the business'of  the cjty has been conducted for the  last year. The new council "will meet  next Monday, according to statute, for  the first time.  Travellers over the Great Northern  to the Boundary are free with their  Irish compliments at the service now  given by that railway to this section,  not to s.iy anything of the equipment.  When spoken -to on the subject, a  Great Northern official recen ly staled  that it was not because the travel was  not of gigantic- proportions that the  service was no better than it is, but on  account of the difficulty of ananging  a passenger schedule that will suit  travellers on all the numerous branches  of the system and yet work out to the  satisfaction of the company. It is to  be hoped that something different will  be afforded in the near future..  All of which reminds us of the service that the C. P. R. gave the Boundary when that company's branch was  first operated   into   this country from  the Columbia river, six years ago.     Ii  was  of   the  poorest, with a capital P.  But after a while the company took a  tumble, as it were, put on a good train,  and has operated   it  ever since in excellent  shape      It took some time to.  bring this about, but it came when tiie  kick   was    hard    enough   and   loud  enough,   and   a   complaint   is  rarely  heard now about the C.P.R. train into  the Boundary, every convenience being  afforded  the travelling public.     It required   some   time also   for  Phoenix  itself to secure a decent passenger ser  vice on  the   Phoenix   branch,   but it  finally came and has been maintained.  Perhaps   the   Great    Northern    will  eventually awaken also on this subject,  and let us hope that it will be soon.  issue is doing a good work from the  fact that . telegraphic orders for hundreds of Holiday Numbers- have been  received from Boston, Chicago and  elsewhere, while the newsdealers of ihe  Boundary itself have acquired the  habit of sending in repeat orders just  about so often. All of which goes to  prove that the number is steadily doing  the work laid out for it, imperfect  though it may be in some respects.  Speaking of the Holiday Number  brings to mind some figures made'regarding it by the Pioneer's devil. After  considerable labor, he has estimated  that if the sheets in the 4,500 copies  of the book were opened, and each  sheet laid end to end, they would  reach about twenty miles. More than  a ton of heavy paper was used in printing the number.     '  i; Church Services Tomorrow |  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all. these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class'at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.in. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:3b p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,  Church of England���Services, 1st  and 3d Sunday in each month, 3 p.m.,  by Rev. J.'Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  0*^^*4**********���*��� i  PHOENIX  MARK FT.  11. c.  P. Burns & Co.  - HEAD 0FK1CE FOR HOUNDARV CREEK, GREENWOOD,  HEADQUARTERS, NKI.SON, U.  C.  .... Wholesale and Bet! ileal lierchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, 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.  QP**##*HmjH*0����*��H^^  Pabst  B E E R  After trying a.ll other kinds of. beer those who  want the'best come back lb the Old Reliable  ��� PABST.    ', ' r':";  Made in the'Largest Lire-very in the world,  its sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS  PURE.  Jas. McC*eath,  Boundary Agent      -       -       '      Greenwood, B. C.  TAX NOTICE.  Rossland Asses! men I District.  NOTICB is hereby given, in accordance with  the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue Tax and all  assessed taxes and income tax, - assessed and  levied under the "Assessment .ict" and amendment* are due aud payable on the 2nd day ol  January for the year 1006. All taxes collectible  for the Rossland Assessment District ate due and  payable at ray off-.ee at the Court House in the  City of Rossland.  This notice, in terms ol law, is equivalent to a  personal demand by me upon all persons liable  for taxes.  Dated nt Rossland, B C, this eighth day of  January, 1906.  J. KIRKUP,  Collector Rossland Assessment District.  The new edition of thu COPPKit HANDBOOK lists unci describes 3,311 copper mines and copper mininir companit-s, in all parts of the world, covering the  globe, theee descriptions ranging from two lines to 12 panes in length, according to  importance of the mines. ..The descriptions are not padded,, but K(ve facts in the  most condensed and get-at-able form. , ... . -������.' .      :���  There are alsb fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the History, Uses,  Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Aline>alogy,.JI|?.tatlurgy, .finances  and Statistics of Copper,"rendering J.lie volume a veritable encyclopedia of the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  ���Every Miner, Prospector, Iim-stor, Banker, and Broker needs the book.  Price  is $5,in Buckram binding with gilt top,'or $7.50 in full -library  inonocco, and the  book   in either .'binding, will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, toanv address in  tlie world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a week 01 re  ceipt and the charge  cancelled.    Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block.  Houghton   Mich., U. S. A.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSUKANCK ACKNT,  KIKE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  (���.'omniiHsioiKir for taking AtfldavliH.  ���  Phoenix, B.  TUCK   COLLINS,  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHKOOM.  Hotel Balmoral |)������������        ,,   ,  Cor. Hirsts Knob Hill Ave.   PHOENIX, li. (J.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F.and A.M.  K egulur communication 8 p. m. Src  ond Thursday of each mouth.  Kniergent'iiicetliiKH ��Kciillcd;Miihoiiir  Hall, Mcltale Hlock.  U. 11. MOi'KU.1.,      . K. B. HOCCIIUK, M.I).,  ������ Secretary. W.ai.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOH LOUGH NO.4  Meets every Monday livening  at   Hardy   Hull  Visiting hrclhern cordially Invited.  Clnis. McCniiiic, N.O.  ��� Obo. R. Mkad, Rec. Bec'y.  Marcus Martin, Per. Klu. Hecy  ^OREGON  Shout Line  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and  Denver.  ���   Two Trains Daily.  .Steamship tickets to Europe and otliei  foreign countries.  NOTICE.  Beginning February 2d, Vancouver  is to have a new weekly paper, conducted on what is certainly an original  plan. It will be called the Two  Voices, and will aim to give both sides  of the political questions of the day  from the pens of leading men recognized by their parties. Besides this,  it will make an endeavor to fill a long  felt want in other ways. The experiment is, to a large extent, a new one,  but the paper will be looked for with a  good deal of interest. If it does not  run too much to politics, there should  be a field for it.  It is a source of much satisfaction to]  the residents of Phoenix that the two  local physicians have been able to  practically stamp out the outbreak of  typhoid fever, from which sixty or  seventy were sick at one time, four or  five deaths resulting. Every day now  sees some of the convalescent ones  out again, and the number ill has been  reduced to reasonable proportions.  The next thing in order is an authoritative statement as to the cause of the  outbreak, and the means by which it  may be prevented in the future. As  ;yet nothing of this kind has been made  public officially.  .  The Revelstoke Mail-Herald says  that a ruling by the postal department  that card parties in which prizes are  won at euchre, whist and other games,  are in the nature of lotteries, and that  the publishing of drawings or winnings  in the newspapers is a violation of law,  subjectim- the offending publication to  exclusion from the mails, seems to be  a little hard on our good church and  society people who have been accustomed to give interest to their social  gatherings and societies or to bring  money into the church treasury by  such games, even if it be not an inter-  terence with liberty of the press.  Notice ie hereby given that, 30 days  after date, I interidlto apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a tpecial license to cut and carry  away timber from the followingdescribed  land's, on West Fork of the North Fork of  the Kettle river, one mile eouth of A. C.  Fraser'a claim :T^-Coinmehciug at a post  planted on southeast corner, running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains south;  thence 80 chains east, and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  Located the 17th day of .Tulv, 1906.  R. R. GILPIN,  H. A. ALLES. Agent.  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S. F. & N. RV.  8:15 a.m.  PHOENIX  Dai  Arrive  Spokane, Seattle,  Everett, Belllngham  Vancouver Victoria,  and all Coast  points _   8:15  Spokane,       Fernie.  Winnlpegr, St. Paul,  Minneapolis.   I Grand Porks, Re-  I public. Curlew, Mar-  I cua and Kerry (Mid-  I way)   6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  a-,.  . m I Northport, Rosslandl .  8.15 a.m.  NelsoIJ ��� J 6:o5 p.m  8:15 a.m.  Ex.  Sun.  Kaslo, Sandon.  6:05 p.m.  Kx. Sun.  Connecting at Spokane with thc famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  J'-OAILY OVERLAND TRAINS���2  From   Spokane for   Winnipeg, St.  Paul, I  Minneapolis,   St. Louis    Chicago and   all)  points east.  For complete Information,   rates,   berth !  [ reservations, etc., call on or address,  M. M. STEPHENS, Agent.  Phoenix. |  S O. YERKES, A. G. P. A.,  Seattle.  OUR SPECIALTY  "BUCK BRAND"  OVERALLS  We also manufacture ah exceptionally, good liue of..  ..  ���   WORKWOMEN'S    SHIRTS  and  CARPENTER'S      APRONS  They are western  made, to  fill a long felt want, namely,:  stronger working garments,  at the same price as eastern  made goods   ..  WE SELL   JUST  AS  GOOD  GLOVES FOR WORKINGMEN  Wm.JLMcMaster&Sofls,  LTD.  Mauufacturers and Jobbers  VANCOUVER, B.C.  V-PACIFIC Ky.  Daily  Tourist  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  UtTectlve Nov. 22 1903  Arrive;  Dailv  7.2in.m. VAST MAlf.���To and from  Coeur d'A telle district, Fa ruling.on Garfield ( olfax Pull-  niuii, * Moscow, ���Poineroy,  Waitslniitf, Duytott, W a 11 a  Walla, Pendetou, Maker City  and all points K��nI ft.00  4:30 p. m. KXPklCSS���For FarminKtoii  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman  Moscovr.^e wist on, Portland  San Francisco, Maker City  and all points HAST.  KXPRKSS ���From al! points  Hast," Haker City.'Sau Francisco, P01 tlaml, Colfax, Our-  ' field and Farm fug ton., ii.joh hi  ���Kxccpt Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO OA U R)KN IA .  Sun KnwiciHco-IVM tlanil Koiiit;.  '*  Steamers sail from Aiusworlii doc.��,   Poitluml  nt8 p. 111. and from Spear Street wharf, SrhJ-'irii  Cisco, til 10 u. m. every five days.  For further information  as  to rates, tunc  trains, equipment,etc.,address  GKO. J. MOHLKK.General Agent,  JUveraide Ave., Spokane. W.tsh  iife^*.  II. D.  I . ' .Effective January ist.-  WEST from  Revelstoke ���'  To Seattle, Vancouver.  EAST from  Dunmdre Junct.  To Toronto, Sun., Tue., Wed., Fri.  Montreal,  Mon., Thur.  Boston, Saty.  -   St.--Paul,  Daily.  Standard Sleeper  Vancouver Train  Slocan   Route  Can be occupied 9 p.m.  4M1?  Phoenix  Shoe  Shop.  All   Work  Guaranteed.  * Imported Goods.  FINE BOOIS AND SHOKS.    ���:-  MADE  TO   ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   A  NL> Pki*i  PECTORS'SHOES   A   SPECIALTY.  Annual General Meeting.  NOTICK is hereby given that the Annual.pen-  eral Meeting of Phoenix General Hospital will be  held in the office of the Secretary, in Ihe-nank  block, Thursday, 1'ebruary isi, 1906, at eight (S)  o'clock p.m., for the transaction of general business and for the election of a Hoard of Trustees  for the ensuing yea-.  J. h   MAKTIN,  Sec.-Treas. Phoenix'General Hospital.  For rates, folders and tickets, apply  to local agents or to  A. XV. Haley, K. J. Coylk,  Af-ent,      _ A.G.P.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C.  J.  S. Carter;' D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  A pencil mark hi-re fi��g~  is a reiuiiiili'-i- that voursmb-  scription to lliia \m\ti-r ia  ���row past due, and tlie publisher will appreciate vour  prompt iittcntion.       gj&~  SI1011   on    Dominion  Avenue.  Average Prices ol Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic Lake.  Rloutli. 1904    1905       1!KM  January . . .1-J 410 15.05 12.553  February.-..-12.063 15.010 It 215  March   12.298  I5.2IH 12 250  April   12 922-14 918 13.120  May  12.758 14.027 13 000  June ..:.     .12.209 14.073 12.399  July 12 279 14,888 12 500  August 12.342 16.79    12 408  September..12.491 lo 9iju 12.020  October ....12.994 10.38 13.117  November . .14.283 10.080 14.455  December . .14.000    14,850  1905  15 128  15.130  15.045  I CO 10  14.820  14.812  15.005  15.73  15.978  10.44  10 86  Year 12.820  12.996  WAN r ED.���M 1*1! AND \VO.\II*.V WITH  common-soliool education, that arc Lnd of  working- for small wa��cs. to qualify as salaried  ad writers or show-card writers throutrh our  Instruction by mail. Prices low; terms onsy: no  books to buy. Send for circular, staling where  you saw this ad and which position y.m want.  International Correspondjenck schools.  ScrantoD. Pa.  D.  Cook  Cloik Room���V.Ingram   and   VV.  Louttitt.  Door���Peter   McCurrach,    D.   VV.  McKenzie and D. B. Morkill.  At ths regular meeting of the union,  held last Saturdayevening, a hearty  vole of thanks was tendered to the  ladies who had spent so much time  and effjrt in decorating the hall for I l'on that have been received at this  the opening ball. office.    It is still more evident that the  Since the first copies of the Holiday  Number of the Pioneer were off the  press, just before New Year's, a steady  stream ot them has been kept going  out of this office���as fast as the force  could bind them up. They have been  sent not only to all sections of the!  United States and Canada, but to the  uttermost parts of the earth, literally,  carrying the messpge of what is goint'  on in Boundary's mines and smelters.  The mails have been so weighed down  with them that extra sacks have been  required almost daily, and  the express  companies also came in for a share.  �����������  That the number is appreciated   is  evident from the letters of commenda-  THE P  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in thc heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  Iu'five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have beeu rained"and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And. the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles distant, but iu front of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary.  ro  per  year���but   it costs, only $2,   if the  coin comes with the order.    MaKe all orders  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  >T; ���      -* Phoenix, British Columbia ASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  THEY LIKE THE  HOLIDAY NUMBER  .  More Kind Words From the  Press.  Comments on the recently published  Holiday Number of the  Pioneer  are  still coming in.    Here are a few more  from the press of the province :  Is Oae of the Btil.  The newspapers of the interior of  British Columbia are keeping pace with  ings, including five maps  of different  parts of the district, and 4,500 copies  of the  edition   have been printed.-  Wilmer Outcrop.  ,    ��� , , .    Anyone wishing to  the progress of the country; and if the! learn what has been done, and is do-  Perlodlcil of Knowledge  As usual, the' Phoenix Pioneer's annual holiday number is the "best yet."  It reached the Star palace Sunday, and  the editor just threw his shins up to  the stove and read the annual through.  It is in'eresting from start to finish,  and we came to the conclusion that  Editor Willcox knows how to get up a  holiday number.  Capital $3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices iu Canada  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  Turoi-gli Salt Lake City, (ilenwood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springe and Denver.  A Daylight Ride Through Nature's Art Gallery  I'iiHMiujr Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  Marshal 1'asa and the Koyal Gorge.  '���j Fost Trains Daily Bet, Ogden and Denver" ^  Equipment andervice Second to None  SEEK  NO FURTHER,  FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  marked progress in the appearance and  style of the journals published in'the  mining; agricultural ��� and horticultural  sections be a true indication of the-ad-  vances the country is making, the  future of the province of British Columbia is already well established.  Of  the various holiday numbers of  newspapers   that   have  reached   this  office, that  of the   Phoenix  Pioneer.  illustrative of the vast resources of the  Boundary country, is one of the best.  The number is  intended  primarily to  ads'ertise the boundless wealth  of the  constituency the Pioneer serves; it will  also make known in unmistakable form  ihe   facilities   the   Pioneer  has at   its  command for the production of typographical  work of the  highest class.  The number consists of 75 pages, with  upwards of one  hundred  engravings,  including five specially engraved maps  of different parts of the Boundary district.     We  congratulate  the  Pioneer  on its enterprise, which, we doubt not,  will meet with a full meed of appreciation on the part of its subscribers and  patrons ���Victoria, B C, Daily Times,  Jan. 8, 1906.  ing, in the Boundary camp, should  send two bitsand get this periodical of  knowledge.���Golden Star.  \V  For Detailed Information, address  C. MoBKlDE. General A��ent. 124Third Street. PORTLAND. OREGON.  Gait Coal        Hay, Grain,   3  delivered to  the city.  any part of  Oats, Wheat, Feed,etc.  I^arge stock.  tSfr  Good Dry Wood.        <��      5  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK McINTYRE, Prop.  Knob Hill Ave,        OIV��ffuf�� '        Phoenix, B.  EAST  OR  WEST  >���"  A Word from Butte.  We have received a copy' of'the  holiday number of the Phoenix Pioneer  and Boundary Mining Journal, published at Phoenix, in the Boundary  mining district of British Columbia.  It is a handsome publication with some  i oo illustrations of smelters, mines,  business blocks, maps and scenery of  this famous district. It is by far the  best thing we have seen in the holiday  number line The matter is splendidly  arranged, and the articles are comprehensive and well written. The publisher has played no favorites, and all  of the towns in the district have received generous mention and the best  features fully illustrated. The publisher  modestly states that the edition consists of ,4,500 copies. It would be  well for the mining and other interests  of this section if a hundred thousand  copies of this edition were sent east to  better acquaint the investing public of  the great opportunities offered by the  undeveloped mining resources ol' the  West.���Butte Mining Review.  Without Doubt the Best.  Among   the   holiday  numbers   re  ceived by the Colonist that devoted to  the    Boundary   mines   arid   smelters,  issued by thePhoenix Pioneer, is without doubt the best.    Contained within  the 72 pages are a number of excellent  cuts descriptive of the mineral industries of the Boundary district.   Among  the leading articles are descriptions of  the  Granby  Con.   M., S. & P. Co.'s  big si.ielter at Grand Forks and mines  at Phoenix ; British Columbia Copper  Co.'s big smelter   at   Greenwood   and  Mother Lode mine in Deadwood camp;  the development of the water power at  Bonnington  Falls to provide electrical  energy   for   the   Boundary mines and  smelters  and   the   Dominion   Copper  Company's   undertaking.      The high  grade  mines  in Greenwood camp, the  mines of Franklin camp and the North  Fork and   the West   Fork   camps  are  well described.    Short sketches of the  towns   6f   Eholt,   Midway,   Phoenix,  Greenwood and Grand Forks are also  included.     The publication issued by  W. B. Willcox, the energetic   manager  and editor  of the  Pioneer, is a credit  not only to himself but the whole district which he has so ably covered in  this   holiday   issue.���Victoria    Daily  Colonist, Jan. 12, 1906.  ROSSLAND'S  NINTH   --  PROMINENT CANADIAN  OWES LIFE TO PE-RU-NA.  The comfortable way is via the  GreatNorthern Railway  Close  connections   for all points  East and  West  with 2   MODERN   OVERLAND   TRAINS in  either direction daily.  Kor detailed information apply to  M. M. Stephens, Agent, or S. G. Yerkes, A.G.P.A.,  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Wash.  S. S   "DAKOTA" Bails from Seattle lor the Orient March 17, 1906.  S   S. "MINNESOTA" sails from Seaille for ihe Orient February I, 1906.  Again that enterprising journal of an  enterprising district, the Phoenix Pioneer, has distinguished itself by doing  good work toward setting the advantages of its district before the public.  "Boundary Mines and Smelters" is the  title of a holiday number of the Pioneer  just received, and the magazine, for  such it is, is not only a typographical  treat and well illustrated, but is full of  interesting and valuable information on  the subject it undertakes to handle.���  Vancouver Daily World.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in tl.eehortest  time with the greatest eiiBe c*f   partition.  Write for Catalogs  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agent). Phoen.x, B. C.  .������ ���*���*��������������� ������������������������ ������  We are in receipt of a copy of the  holiday number of the Phoenix Pioneer,  which consists of 72 pages and something like too illustrations and maps.  It is full of interesting infoamation  concerning he Boundary country, and  is just the thing tosend to your friends  who desire to know something about  this part of the province.���Midway  Star.  The Phoenix Pioneer is a paper that  ranks high among journals of this province, but the holiday number, just  issued, is a gem that Editor Willcox  and the people of the Boundary may  well be proud of. It consists of 72  pages, with about  a  hundred engrav-  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby piven that. 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Land and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  land's, on the West Fork of the North  Fork of the Kettle river, about 56 miles  from Grand Forks:���marked "A. C.  Fraser, S.E. Corner Post," running 80  chains west; thence 80 chains north;  thence 80 chains east., and 80 chains to  place of commencement; containing 640  acres.  Dated Julv 17th, 1905.  A. C. FRASER,  H. A. ALLES, Agent.  V  Phoe  Greenwood OlH|��C  i-rlOC  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. 111.  T.^O p. 111.  X Sta  tndard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S- McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  Kvorvth'uMr  Naii/  CARRIAGES'   AND    OTHER    RIGS  EVGiyiniflg [NCW horses and saddles, several  immHmimwnnmmmmmttmmmt H u N D R E p 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.  ILL GOOD THINGS  Splendid Holiday Namber.  W. B. Willcox, publisher of the  Phoenix Pioneer, has surpassed himself this year in his holiday number.  It is a handsome volume of 72 pages  with over 100 illustrations and five  maps prepared especially for the occasion. The Pioneer printed 4,500  copies and each one tells the story of  progress and prosperity in'the Boundary country in a manner that will  impresseven'the most casual reader  with the truthfulness and reliability of  the statements made. Phoenix is a  small town and one that owing to its  size is not entitled to a publication of  the magnitude of the Pioneer's holiday  number. It gets it, however, because  the town is fortunate enough to have a  newspaper man with' enterprise, grit,  loyalty and unbounded enthusiasm for  the future of the town-arid the district.  Go over Canada and the'TJnited States  and how many towns the size of Phoenix can be found with .a ^newspaper  that-would attempt, such a laborious  task I Not one. Business men in  Phoenix and in that district should  appreciate Mr. Willcox. He has made  the name of Phoenix known wherever  people are interested in mining, and  the resources of the wonderful Boundary are'farhiliar to'thousands through  his untiring zeal along' the lines of  publicity. The Herald' hopes that he  made money out of the venture. If  he did it is mighty little for the labor  performed. But he has accomplished  a great good -for his territory, and it is  to be hoped that the people will show  their appreciation in a material way.���  Cranbrook Herald.  Suffered Ten Years-  Lost 100 Pounds in Flesh  Mr. 3. N. iAtreille, the -well knowi  grocer and liquor dealer, of Montreal,  Can., bw bean one of the leading  baBineaa men of that city for thirty  years.   He writes as follows:  "/ had catarrh ot tbe head, throat  aod stomach for about ten years, and  far tbe past two years bad been grow  log worse.  "I felt exhausted and -weak, and  coughed continually. When in health  my weight was 380 pounds, but I lost  100 pounds In a year. Catarrh had mado  me almost blind and deaf. I felt discouraged.  ���'Finally I tried Peruna, took three  bottles, and now I must say that my  health Is much Improved, and have  gotten rid almost entirety of tbe effect!  of that dreaded disease."  Wintef Carnival  FEBRUARY 7, 8, 9, ���* 10  HOCKEY TOURNAMENT for the Championship of British Columbia,  and Gold Medals.'  SKI   RACING   AND  JUMPiNG   for   the Championship of Canada,  and Gold and Silver Medals and Silver Cup. . ���  SNOWSHOE, TOBOGGAN   AND   SKATING   RACES   for   Championship  Medals.  Opening with a Grand Skating Masquerade, in   Rossland's "commodious  rink,   the   largest   sheet of ice in British Columbia, Alberla,  Saskatchewan or Manitoba, followed by an enjoyable   Smoking   Concert   under the  auspices of the Rossland  Aerie of Eagles.  REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILWAYS  II    P.  McCRANEY,  Secretary.  J.  H. WATSON,  Chairman.  must win upon their  merits. The International  Dictionary has won a  greater distinction upon  its merits and is in more  general use than any other  work of its kind in the  English language.  A. H. Sayce, I.I..D., DO)., of Oxford  University, England, has recently said  of it: It is Indeed a marvelous work; It Is  difficult to conceive of a dictionary more  oxhaustivo and complete. Everything is  in it ���not only what we might expect to  find iu such n work, but also what few of  us would ever havu thought of looking  for.  A supplement to the new edition has  brought it fully up to date. I have been  looking through the latter with a fooling  of astonishment at its completeness, and.  the amount of labor that has been put  into It.  FREE���"ATMt In Pronunciation," instructive  and entertaining  I for the whoie family.   Also  (illustrated pamphlet.  .&C MERRIAMCO.,  PUBLISHERS, r  Sprinqfirld, Mass.  The Nelson Board of Trade has  passed a resolution in favor of a protection tariff-on zinc ores.  Work is being pushed on the Pilot  Bay and Frank smelters, which will  be utilized in the zinc industry, and  will probably blow in the end of next  month.  The clean up from the Eva mill for  December is in the form of a gold  brick and has been forwarded to the  United States mint at Helena. It was  worth a little over $4,000.  Rossland's output for last week was:  LeRoi, 1680 tons; Centre Star, 1950  tons; War Eagle, 1020 tons; LeRoi,  420 tons; LeRoi No. 2, milled, 1200  tons; Jumbo, 200 tons; total for week,  6470 tons, and for the year, 11,590  tons.  Bennett and H. M. Billings of the  Kootenay Bell, at Salmo, have bonded  the El Dorado, Comstock, Virginia,  Golden West and three other contiguous claims for $75,000 to A. Frasor  Dickson of Nelson. Work will start  at once, and final payment will be  made in one year.  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  I OB PRINTING.  \Vc do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix. B.C  EARN CASH  In Your Leisure Time  If you could start at once in a business which would add a good round  sum to your present earnings���WITHOUT investing a dollar���wouldn't  you   do   it?  Well, we are willing to start you in  a profitable business and we don't ask  you to put up any kind of a dollar.  Our proposition is this: We will  -ship you the Chatham Incubator and  Brooder, freight prepaid, and  You   Pay   No   Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising pays.  People who tell you that there is no  money in raising chicks may have tried  to make money in the business by using  setting hens as hatchers, and they  might as well have tried to locate a  gold mine in the cabbage patch. The  business of a hen is���to lay eggs. As  a hatcher and brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of the  Chatham Incubator and Hrooder, and  they do >t perfectly and successfully.  The poultry business, properly conducted, pays far better than any other  business for the amount of time and  money   invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���men  and women all over Canada and the  United States���have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to raise  chicks with the  PROVINCIAL. j  Mayor Buscomb has been re-elected  mayor of Vancouver.  Next week beginning January 22,  the annual bonspiel of the Kootenay  Curling Association will be held at  Rossland, where eight sheets of ice  will be available.  J. S. Dennis, land commissioner of  trie C. P. R., will be on hand at the  meeting of the Associated Boards of  Trade at Cianbrook, to answer, if need  be, criticisms of the C P. R.'s land  policy.  The annual meeting of the Associated Boards of Trade of Southeastern  British Columbia, which was to have  been held at Cranbrook January 17th,  has been postponed till the 31st inst.,  on account of the municipal elections  coming this week.  CHATHAM INCUBATOR  AND  BROODER.  "Yours isllic* first im-utiiitorl hove  iiswl, ami 1 wish to stnte I tmil :>'-'  i-liicks nut ot -i'-' cj.-i.-s. This wu.- my  first hit: trulya luui>i-r cent, lintcli.  I inn well liioiiscd with my iiiriii.nt.il-  anil i,r..(i U-.-. Thus. JIcNaiuiito*-,  (.'liilliwuck. 11.C."  "My fir-t hutch ciunc oil". I ^rot  170 tlno chicUs from 1WI ctriM. \\ hu  cm holt ih.afor tho tlrtl trial, ami  mi early In tlio spring. I am well  jilcnicil with iinrulmtor. and if 1  ioiiIiI mil uv.t another money could  not huvit from me. Every farmer  Hhoulil'hr.vcii Sn.3 Chatham Ineu-  b.itnr. -I'". W. ICamsay, I-uutiviUe.  Out."  ���'Tlio ini-uhator you furnished mo  works exceediiiKly well.    It is easily  opcrntcd,  awl only needs about 10  minutes   attention   every   day.    K.  aicUt-Ki-n-, M0O8K Jaw, -Assa."  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is honestly constructed.     There is no  humbug about it.   Every inch of material  is   thoroughly   tested,  the  machine   is  built on right principles, the insulation  is perfect,   thermometer  reliable,   and  the workmanship the best.  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is simple as well as scientific in construction���a woman or girl can operate  the machine in their leisure moments.  You pay us no cash until after 1906  harvest.  Send us your name and address on  11 post card to-d.iv.  ' *tS'e can supply you quickly from our  rllstiibuliiiir warehouses at CiuRury, Hmn-  d.m. Herma. Wlnnlpci;. New \\ cMlminxter,  jl.C, Montreal. Halifi'.x. Chatham. Address  all correspondence, to Chatham. 3tt  The Manson Campbell Co., Limited  Dept. 225,CHATHAM. CANADA  Factories at CHATHAM. Ont., and IJKTKOIT.  Let  us  quote  you prices  on a flood Fanninrf  Mill  or (<ood Farm Scale.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 18SI2���Incorponili-il 1893.  NEW \VE>T\11NSTKH. B.C.  Provides a Christian homo for students of both sexes sit moderate rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior students, ifoinic-grade public school work.  Does liijth school work, confers all hifdi  Bchool privileges, ami prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  onfo University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bo well. Bursar.  tlalcyon Hot Springs:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.     The most perfectly appointed liea th  and Pleasure Kesort in the West, with a com-  pletesyslem of Kallis���including Turkish an I  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of Us waters are uuequaled.  Kor Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healiujj all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  ailments.  Kor HlitnitiatiuK all MetalliePoisons from the  'yatem  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,.inovr peaks, forests, lakes,waterfalls,  'boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursirns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness. H��RRY McINTOSH,  Pioprietor.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Rex," "J.A.T.," "Monte Cristo Fractional" and  "Toothpick Fractional"  Mineral Claims, sit-  nate in the Greeuwood Mining Division ol  British Columbia. Where located: *J.A.T."in  Greenwood Camp and"Rex," "Monte Cristo  Fractional" and "Toothpick Fractional" in  Greenwood Camp.  TAKE  NOTICE   that I, J    L.   Martin. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B91,507, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Record, r for Certificates of Improvements for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  Am further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  o I such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 171 h day of November 1905.  J. L. MARTIN.  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Dexter   Fractional,"   -'Pilot   Fractional"   and  "Log Cabin Fractional" Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division oi  Yale District    Where located: In Greeuwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Ualleti, agent  lor Thomas Roderick, Free  Miner's Certificate  No. B85476; James Marshall. Free Miner's Certificate No. B91550; James  McNulty,   Free  Miner's  Certifirate  No   B8s��75, aIld  Daniel  Bresuahan,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B85S58, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that act'on, under section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance  of such Certificate if Improvements  Dated this and day of November, A.D. 1005.  I. H.HALLETT.  Application to Transfer Liquor License.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the next meeting of the  board of License Commissioners of the  corporation of the city of Phoenix, B.C.,  for the transfer of the license to sell  liquors at retail on the premises known  as the Central Hotel, corner of Second  street and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B.C., now held by me, to John Anderson and Gus Henrickson.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 17th day  ofOciober, 1905.  (Signed)  August Jackbos.  Dissolution of Partnership.  Notice is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore subsisting between  the undersigned, as livery stable keepers, under the firm name of Mcliityre ifc  McDonald, at Phoenix, B. V... has been  this day dissolved by mutual consent.  The business will hereafter he i-.irried  ���3ii by Murdock Melnlvre, bv whom all  debts of theold linn will be paid, and  to uhom till outstanding ai-cuunts due  the old lirm are in be paid.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, tithUccem-  nei, ltK'5.  (Signed.) Ai.k.x   McMonalu.  Witness:  Fiticti Bolxhik.  MUKDOl'K MclSTYKK.  J.B.MACADLAY  CITY SCAVENGE!!  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  .*>.*         PHOENIX, B G.  ASKED  American Boy   1  Ben K'ir  \M  Black Tail  ���    ���   3  B.C. Copper Jio jS  Canadian Gold Fields         4j<  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)  ij<  Center Star        ��  Crow's Nest Pass Coal   Denoro Mines ���   Dominiou Copper      50  FairvieiT ���         3  Fisher Maiden .,        3  (iiant   2  Granby Consolidated J10 00  International Coal         39  Jumbo       37  Morning Glory   1  Mountaixi Lion..  4  -Montreal & Boston   North Star, (E. K.)   Payne   Quilp   Rambler-Cariboo      San Poil   Sullivan   St. Eugene   Tom Thumb   War Eagle Consolidated   Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White Bear _   BID  I9 7S  3  33  48  ** 7S  3��  30  5  35  S  60  '3  1  S  %  7  55  1  11  Hospital Donations  List of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash Jio R. Horrell  Cash J25   J. Ii. Macaulay  Cash |s A. F. Bern-  Book Case A. K. H. Clark  Bed Linen,4 doi Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash J50 _ E. T. Bank  Cash jio Jas. McCreath  Cash J25 Canadian Rand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple "Syrup ������ A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen ���Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash $30 A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Bud-less  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS. BANKi  Dividend   No. 92.  Notice is hereby given that a dividend  of four per cent, for the current half year  has been declare! upon the paid-u-p'capital stock of this* bank, and that the  same will be payable at the head office  and branches on and after Tuesday, 2nd  day of January next.  The transfer books will be closed from  the 15th to the 30th of December, both  days inclusive.  By order of the board.  JAMES MACKINNON,  General Manager.  Sherbrooke, 5th l'ec. 1905.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  Ihe Leading Hotel of the Hootesay1  Special Rates to Cummerci-il Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  A Logger's Boot Without an Equal  L. 100. Men's 10 in. Logging  Boot, French Calf throughout  and has a ROCK OAR sole.  Outside counter is pegged and  has standard screw reinforcing  all round. See them at your  dealer's.  WHOLHSALK  HY  J. IKH CO. LTD.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ill  m  'ml  ' 'V,  '���: 'ii  ::j  m  m .i w  '������&��� ...  ���.;..���* ������.���.!���?  :���'�����    '*iS  ^  :;i ":<  ^,^'p-*!''?r*.  ��M  ?,!f  ^���.l-MS.  si;^f .ill: ������  lltft  J--?'"S I '���'  feAii-jf"..  IftSTy?  �������  -**@*&.'i''-i!':  '^?,-.'*''^;*'ri ?  %^ylAM�� ���  iiyyy s  :*:::?...���;'4 ��  PIPING HOT  BOVWL  Try it with a  dash  of  Tomato  Catsup  X  tetding Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Gamp  Hotel Balmoral  Comer Kuob lllll Ave., unci First St.,  PHOENIX, H. C.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  J. A  MoMASTER  Proprietor.  w  "X  Boundary Side Lights  ���<>00<MHKH>000<>o<)KKKKH>(KW<HK^  Dominion     Hotel  Old Ironsides Ave,      .   -        - Phoenix, B, C  This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under personal charge of  ' the proprietor,  Telephone No. 77        Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop.  > o-oo oo-o-o-o-o-o-o-c  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  Ibotel Brooklyn  ttlw raoM ocllar  ro nooi  **Mf eAHPLS ' ROOMS   IN   THI  ���OUNDAar  - ���pneiTf hut  kcmthmn  ��T��TK>M  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  pboeitir, "B.C.  IN    OOHHIOTIOH  ���������*���������������������-  TIME TRIED.  FIRE  TESTED.  D. J. Matheson  PHOENIX, B   C.  Dr. G. M. Foster returned to Greenwood Monday aft.��r a month's tri|> to  Montreal, where he was called by the  serious illness of his mother.  Dr. Dickson, of Grand Forks, has  gone to the coast lora coupleof weeks,  and while away will be married at  Vancouver to Miss C. T; Butler, of  Greenfield, Mass.  Married at Grand Forks, January  14th, Myrtle Taylor and Harry Eyre,  both of Grand Forks, Rev. E. Manuel,  officiating, the ceremony occurring at  the Methodist parsonage.  The Greenwood Liquor Co. has  moved to the Sperry brick block on  Copper street, recently purchased by  James McCreath, the proprietor, where  he is most conveniently located.  Andrew Johnson, aged 18, a native  of Sweden, died last week Tuesday al  the Sisters hospital in Greenwood of  typhoid fever. He had been, em  ployed near Midway and-bad friends  in Nelson.  Greenwood's annual financial state  ment shows tlie city to be in a healthy  condition. During the year $46,000  was received and about $40,000 expended, including $19,000 on the  water works extension, there being  cash on hand amounting to some  $6,000.  The locating of the route of the  Kettle Valley line up the North Fork  of Kettle river is being continued, the  surveyors under H. W. Warrington  having reached the end of the wagon  road. By next week they will reach  Franklin camp. Lines 1 ave been run  on both sides of the North   Fork.  Grand Forks Rathbone sisters have  elected the following ofnceis for the  ensuing term: M. E. C, Mrs. XV. F.  Stuari; M. E. S., Mrs. A. Stendal; E.  J., Mrs. F. H. Latham; manager, Mrs.  L. E. Tutt; M. of F. Miss Eyre; M.' of  R. and C, Mrs. Geo. Chappie; pro  tector, Mrs. N.Taylor; guard, Miss K..  Ross.  In and Around Phoenix  HRIKF  TOPICS  OF   I.OCAI.  AN1J   GKNKRAI.  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  COMING AND GOING  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at his office,  Bank block, February 10th to  14th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in ihe IJotmdary.���Dey the Jeweler.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  Born, to the wife of Daniel Draisey,  Knob Mill avenue, January 18th, a  son  Thiee shifts of miners are now being worked at the Stemwinder in this  camp.  A great deal of interest is being  taken in curling in Greenwood this  winter  For prescriptions put up as thc doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co. .  K. H. Karatofsky expects to open  his bowling alley next month, after  repairs have been completed.  Frank Hutton was elected mayor  of Grand Forks and George R.'Naden  mayor of Greenwood this week.  Subject for the Sunday evening  sermon tomorrow at the Methodist  church will be, "Is Heaven a Reality?"  Wedding invitations and announce  ments promptly executed in the latent  styles in the Pioneer Job Department  All fifteen of the city retail liquor  licenses were renewed last Monday,  bringing in $1,250 to the city treasury.  William Dellahay has leased his  apartment hou?e on Dominion avenue  to Mrs. Curry and Mrs. Mitchell, formerly of Eholt.  A subscriber asks what is the matter  with the telephone system in this city.  We give it up, but know that it is  time there was an improvement.  Two carloads of transformers for the  Bonnington substation in Phoenix  arrived Thursday, and will be placed  in position in the new building in due  course.  The game of hockey between Grand  Forks and Phoenix last week Friday,  at the local rink, did not take place,  owing to the C.P.R. special train being late.  Rev. Charles Wellesley Whittaker  received the sad news last Saturday of  ihe death of his mother, Mrs. Mary  Whittaker, aged 54, at Manchester,  England.  International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  Just received a large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at   Boyle's.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Local thermometers yesterday tried  hard to reach zero, but did not quite  succeed.    '���  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  office, Hotel Balmoral, from February  9th to 12th.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  The Bonnington   pole   line   wire is  ��  fc  A Few Specials  We have a few Odds and Ends left oyer from  our XMAS STOCK which_wiU be sold at Greatly  ~~ Reduced   Prices.  ���CALL  AND   LOOK THESE  OVER.  It may  be  to  your  advantage, and1  it is always a  pleasure  to u<  io  show Goods.  E.A.B  Jewel  Qy  9��&&msm  Agent for the Strongest  Fire  Insurance  Companies in  the   World.  Royal Insurance Co.  Norwich Union.  National of Ireland  London & Lancashire  Western Assurance Co.  Uhion Assurauce Co.  Queen Insurance Co.  Phoenix of Hartford.  Respectfully    Solicits   a   Share    of   Your    Business.  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  PHOENIX, B. C.  :  Sign Writing on short notice.        :       Estimates promptly furnished.  could be made.  Ask your dealer for the  Maple Leaf Brand  They cost no more   than   the   ordinary makes.  J. LECKIE CO., LTD., Vancouver Selling Agents  Three Defeat* at Hockey.  This week Phoenix hockeyists have  gone down to defeat three timfiSj the  victors in each case being the puck  chasers of Greenwood. Monday evening the Greenwood juniors came up  the hill and beat the Phoenix juniors  in a well contested game by 4 lo 3.  Thursday night's return game was  played on the Greenwood rink, and  again Greenwood won by 3 io 2.  Thursday evening also the regular  Phoenix hockey team went down to  Greenwood, and again they were defeated by exactly the same score that  the. juniors were the same evening, on to 8.  the same rink by a club from the same  place���Greenwood.  The intermediate hockey club expects to play the Greenwood intermediates there next Tuesday evening,  and is also planning, to attend the  Rossland winter carnival and take  pail. This club has arranged to give  a hall in the new Miners' Union liall  here on Thtisday evening, February i,  having the full Biner orchestra for  music.  Last week Friday Grand Forks curlers came up to Phoenix and the local  curlers did better than the hockeyists,  coming out ahead, with a  score of 17   hi  'P  G. L. Elkins, of Greenwood, of the  Sun Life, was in town Thursday.  Judge Hallett, of Greenwood, made  a professional visit to Phoenix Wednesday.  C. E. Lane, head electrician for the  Granby Co., came up from Grand  Forks this week.  William Yolen Williams recently  made an examination of the Copper  King mine near Chewelah, Wash.  Thomas Diaper, representing the  Nelson Daily News, was in the Boundary this week on one of his periodical  visits.  R. J. McPhie, of Nelson, representing the Confederation Life, was in  Phoenix this week, and spent several  days iu the district.  Steve Swanson, foreman at the  Granby mines, returned Wednesday  from a trip to Spokane, where his  family is spending the winter.  William Spier, manager of the Eastern Townships Bank at Grand Forks,  and Al. Traunwiser, of the same place,  were visitors here last Saturday, on  curling bent.  William M. Lmw, who is in the  merchandise business at Midway, was  a visitor in the city Wednesday, to attend the annual meeting of the Skylark  Development Co., Ltd.  Smith Curtis, of Rossland, formerly  representing Rossland and Boundary  at Victoria, recently made a political  speech at Ymir, and has had the  speech put in pamphlet form.  Roy Thompson, a brother of J. E.  XV. Thompson, of Morrin, Thompson  & Co., arrived last week Friday fiom  Winnipeg, and has accepted a position  in the grocery department of that firm.  M. M. Stephens, Great Northern  agent here, who has been taking  several weeks' vacation, which he  spent at Singhampton, Ontario, is expected to return about the 1st of Feb  ruary.  H. O. Lamb, formerly connected  with the Winnipeg Commercial, is now  the editor oT the Boundary Creek  Times, Duncan Ross, M.P., leaving in  a week or two for his legislative duties  at Ottawa. Mr. Lamb was a caller at  the Pioneer office thi* week.  Mr. and Mrs. K. L. McKenzie arrived in the city last week Friday to  make their home here. Mr. McKenzie  is an experienced furniture man, undertaker and embalmer, and will have  charge of the Clark & Binns establishment here. He comes here well recommended, having been six years with  Lis former employer at Portage la-  rairie, Man.  The first of the new beer manufactured by Biner & Sons since they  bought the Phoenix brewery, was  placed on the market this week, and is  giving the best of satisfaction.  Dan Mclntominey has purchased  the entire outfit of J. B. Macaulay,  ranch, scavenger business, and 200  cords of dry wood. .Those wishing  Irs services should telephone B 32.  A man named Dawson fell from a  pole on the Bonnington pole line this)  week" and was taken to the hospital.  He will be out again in a lew days,  his injuries not being of a very serious  nature.  Returns from the first shipment of  Prince Henry ore, which was unsorted,  gave $75 per ton, which was exceedingly satisfactory to the management.  Work has been started deepening the  shaft another 50 feet.  Elkhorn shares changed hands this  week in Greenwood at 45 cents, an increase of 15 cents over the last sale.  The returns from the recent ore ship  ment gave $100 per ton, and the mine  is looking particularly well.  James H. Trevorrow, formerly foreman at the Snowshoe mine, and for  the last year or two superintendent of  (he LeRoi mine at Rossland, has had  to give up his position on account of  ill-health, and has gone to California.  The members of Phoenix Miners'  Union No. 8 passed a resolution at the  last meeting expiessing their thanks to  the ladies for their efforts on behalf of  the ball last week Friday and for getting up the supper for the same.  Beginning next Monday morning,  there is a slight change in time on the  Great Northern.    The   outgoing   train  now being distributed daily from here  to points below the city.  It is said that there is a prospect of  the Eagles erecting a hall for Lodge  purposes some time this year.  Clark & Binns have just received a  large consignment of willow and reed  rockers, prices ranging from $5 to $14.  Before purchasing your winter's supply of fresh meats, it would be well to  consuic with P. Burns & Co. for  prices.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church gave a social at the Presbyterian church last evening, at which  an entertaining musical programme  was rendered and refreshments served.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot;  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them. Don't be backward about coming forward with them to the Pioneer  office.  This week the new plate glass front  for the store of the Wm. Hunter Co.,  Ltd., on Dominion avenue, was put in  place, greatly improving the establishment.  Several loads went down the hill to  Greenwood Tuesday evening, to at  tend the carnival at the skating rink  in that city. They report having had  a pleasant time.  The Catholic Ladies' Aid wish all  to remember that they will give a ball  at the new Miners' Uuion hall on St.  Patrick's eve., Friday, March 16th.  Be sure and reserve this date.  Murdock Mclntyre has received the  first car of an order of 100 tons of  Northwest grain, oats, wheat, feed, etc.,  direct from Strathcona, Alberta. By  buying now a large saving was made  over the quotations liable in the spring.  e jeweler  imioknix, is. c g&  KIKST S  Real Estate and Mines  Houses 10 Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  lending minus 1 ought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about    Phoenix   and   the  Boundary rounlry given on application.  *# Phoenix, B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-CIass shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining   room.     Large,   airy  well  room,  furnished rooms.  and  Phoenix, B  C.  \ya  I Phoenix Beer  START  190*6  RIGHT   BY    GETTING  YOUR  Account  Books,  Stationery,  As made by the present brewer- is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundaiy. With the Best Mult  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled foi  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   (SEEK.  Si'king Water Icrc  for Sai.i  Born.En  Draft  Bi i:u.  Phoenix  Brewing Company  MINER fc SONS,   Pkoi-kikT'-irs  Of KICK  A NO  Brkwkrv,   Ba.wvf.k St.  PHOENIX,   li.C  e  1  c  e  9  0  0  9  0  o  e  ��  9  a  *  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Clothing 1  etc.  FROM.  Ikb Bros. 8 Smith  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't tielieve it come  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.     All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. . KNOn ���IJ:!.,,AN^.,Hffiv.x.  lf����&&xy&S>SXz��&^ OX*  Knoii Hill Ave.  Phoenix.'  LARGE  AND  VARIED  STOCK  TO  SELECT   FROM.  FOR RENT  On Long  Lease  Delahay Building  SIXTEEN   ROOMS  Apply  to  WM.  DELAHAY  Phoenix,  B. C.  -*>0-'><^<*'��<.<3>^-^^.^.^ <$>������<---<��  PIPES!  The   finest   Assortment   of  I'ipes and Smokers' Sundries in  tht Boundary Country, for Holi  day Presents, to-be found at  M MMSTROM'S,  Dominion Ave.  a}#f   CALL AND Sfcfi !  outgoing   .  will leave at the same time, 8:15 a. m.  but the incoming train  will   arrive  minutes later than heretofore,  at 6:25 p. m.  20  namely  Work   has    been    started  Moreen, in Deadwood   camp,  o��.i.  hy  thc  the  Alh.mce Gold and Copper Mining Co  of Minneapolis, Minn., the development bf,:ing in charge of 11.II. S!-alien-  berger. The Moreen joinr- the Luck-  horn, and is well thought of.  Took Mis Lej 0l��.  Weednesday a distressing atxident  oci urred at the Mother Lode -mine,  Deadwood camp, as a result of wfcu-h  Matt Russick lost his right 3eg. He  was bulldozing in the ore quar ry, vhen  a premature explosion took pfxoe shattering his right leg very badly. Being,  removed to the Sisters' hospital m  Greenwood, it was found necessary''to.  amputate the leg six inches below the  knee, an(j the unfortuate fellow- is  I rtsimg as well as could .be ��xpecteyJr  ^^^.^iM ^ija^a ��� n^^Mim am**Mt* JmTji^M wGuna av&i^jm Ma^.^^^ Mrl-art-*��� Ji  THE  Wm, Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION  AVKNUK.  *  W  s  m  ens  es  Ladies' and Children's Goods  l-i IQ# Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for   winter.    We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Set's SifoMs You will find it bard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee wiih a'.-  tjiclied and detached cuffs plain and |>le.-ued bosoms.  ���IS A large Assortment, just in, of those new  full blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen h:its.  1 S   OnOCS Our line of shoes is   complete, you   slu.uld  f.ee them beiore purchasing.   Our patent calf d.-sss   shoes  and oxfoids outshine them all.  ���DOy ofiitS  A new iot of perfect filling norfolks   and   ihice  piece suits, stylish.  See our line or Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shins, Ladies' Coll  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Lena's  lats,  V  The  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.  .ah.A.jBv^-^ ..^ "^  g-^-^-'^-jy  jy; jy-jy-.jy-.yB  ^-.'^iii   ^mii   ^niiii.^.,!..^,,.^,^^,..^^ '  j*

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