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Array /  tdJi^Rt^x  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J90J. *& <g .  f  .Devoted to the Interests of ^%^^mrw% District.  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  The Bio: S  HE SAW THE  TREADWELL  PHOENIX,' BRITISH COLOMBIA/ SATURDAY, JULY ,*, igo3  ^1" J.IIV  No  "i-y-T  35-  H  Pointers for  Uncertain Weather  '        . '     .'        \       .:���-;-y < '    ' '.it j  Today it rains, tomorrow sunshine!    It is a regrettable fact,  but a mostjapparent fact never-ihe-less���that we are subject to very  uncertain weather. The past  week has demonstrated".this  fact plainly to every one in  Phoenix. To overcome this  Uncertainty one must go  WellHeefed  ��� with   regard to proper paraphernalia."  .    One,of thejnost important  articles in this regard is a good  Parasol  /. - Good for both rain  \ ^ and sunshine.    We keep 'em  "���'���."-"'       in all styles and sizes.  We have them suitable for Gentlemen, Ladies  and  Children,  at prices to suit the purchaser.  Not a Bad Day for a  Supt. Williams Visited Great  Alaska Mine \. <->  m TONS OF OtE IANBLE0 BAIL?  l^M MtB Arc Ea*s4eyt4 kr �������� Atsniiesaol,  Own* ly Fnf fliUut CMfaUlct^  Uric Dlvltfcnls From fZ Ore    "'  Top Coat  ' That's^what"a"man"said^here yesterday as he purchasing one. A change in the temperature makes all the difference.  This mountain atmospheie gives us showers���and plenty of flowers  ���you don't wan't any of the l.ittei on your giave?  'I he price of a coat may save a do' tor's bill. Money well spent  at any rate, as you .ire suie to want a coat in the fall. ' Don't know  cither* how many days you will require it before that time.  '.  A spring and fall coat is one of the "indispensables" of Dress.  The study of low giade mining it-  getting to b; more and mote of a science, and it is |>erhaps not too much t<  say that no man  in the  Boundary today takes more interest in this sJena  than does Wm. Yolen Williams, general   superintendent' o(  the  Granbj  mines in th;s camp     Mr. Williams, ac  companied by  U.' IJ.   Smith, Jr.; tin  company's resident  engineer, returned  this week from a visit io the Treadwe!  mines, Douglas  Island, Alaska.    Last  year he visited the Lake copper mines  in Michigan.  UcatlM ��f Ike TrtaOcll.  The Treidwell mines are located  about two miles from Juneau, Alaska,  and on the opposite side of the inlet.  Douglas City, a mile from the mines,  has an hourly ferry service with Juneau. June.iu is four days' steaming  from Vancouver by the regular Alaska  steamers. Hesides the mining companies operate their own steamer and  barge lin :s, for  carrying  bullion and  -. :-'������ ���-.-������ r " t" 1  tie of ���iio.limbenng-^an expensive part  of mining in itself.    Mr. Williams ex-  aroined this plan carefully,' I''  9m ���( the On. 9tp.  Speaking of the ore %p6y at, the  J Treadwell,  Mr. \yitlfii^s ktated that  l-'he-was'iriformed (hat.hvi* it least {400  feet wide, but thaUts.lepgUiwwl depth  had not yet 'been /deWflnfaed,  jHe  saw the foot wall but' did (not seei the  l&WW wai'-.   .,;,.:).       j _.,  As to the kind  of orftit is* white  quartz,' and the  value i4?ejtyirely in  .ypj|d, 59 "*hat no attention jt paid to  jhelead,.silver orcoppe^jjnarkets,',  ��� '��� WaWr-'powerrcheaply^developed, is  utlized for running trie otfliiinery, .except in the winter time/'%hen steam  must bq used. -,i%      <    >  l'her company has "usjotrn small'  steam locomotives. It alio'- has a will  equipped hospital, althoujHi, special 'inquiry elicited the statemeiil.that, com-  paiitively'speaking, accidents are not  numerous. -V' 1   .  Hu P��ld Five MUssful'  Although the Alnska-Tifeadwell ore  does not run on an a venlflp nfUKe than  $2   to  the  ton,  its  dividend record  shows that the full amquuttof the capital stock, $5,ooo,ooo,-ha|? Ixjpi paid  back to  the  shareholder* .i��-p-prof��ts.  ,For a mine of such low-trade, it j is  probably the greatest divid^hd')>,%yer,in  the world.   It was.only .b7swor'k|nj> it  on such a mammothscifo/affd with eco-J  Domical" business   like. ,minagem��nt,j  that it  was arid  is made I profitable  SHUTDOWN  AND RESUMED  BOARD OF TRADE MEETINO.  Granby Mines  Closed Only  Four Days  Wf T�� FUST TttfE IN AMY YEAB  PAID OUT  $55,000  Considered Matter* Relating to Feraie Cocl|  Strike.  Monday evening a meeting of the|  Phoenix Board of Trade was held with 1  President   Rumberger   in  the chair.  After the regular annual  election  of Granby Co. Distributed it This  officers, a list of which is given 111 an- Week.  other column, a telegram was read  jrom G:. O. Buchanan, of Kaslo, stating that the Feinie Board of Trade  had requested a sjiecial meeting of the  executive of the Associated Boards', to  AT MINES AND ALSO AT THE SHELTER   ....... ui iiiu sip.aaui.iai.eu Doaras,  toI  Truth Is all Quit Csta Skfslj (arfnrltf-     see if something could not be done to K,,, Ttaiwtoy   Was  Pay Day at ibr  '���   HMtCvalUfnm Feraie. Bat a Utile ori"K Ihe Femiero.il min��t ��tr;t��  <.J       ������   <��� -    ������     -  Nmc C#ssl��| ftm Feraie, Bsi a  Mat Received Frssi Michel.  On a capital of $1,000,000')'the''-Alaska Mexican has declared d{videnda|of  Ti? InWeniiri el foi  ir?P MKJinrfr  K' iv   m,^i��.,  ' ��was how well iww��^ .���t..r.ig  nearly $500,000 to date..   ,,  Mr. Williams is of the opinion that,  taking into comparison   u\4 period of  foi  development, the Granby amines .here  ul)_ comoare favorably with'the tlVeadwell  mines in point of economical extraction |  of ore. '�� 1  Well Petted QmtnmW  One thing that surprised  Mr. Williams, whUe-away on-his Alaskan tri(),  _ ��� ... ucvciuiJineni, me isranoyimines,here  bringing in coal and general mine sup- comuare favorably witli'the' h'readwell  plies. '      '       ���      '  '    "  Mr. Williams stayed at the mines  about ten days, and was afforded every  opportunity for observing the methods  of operating the Treadwell  mines bj  Bought Close and  Sold Close.  That is the manner in which we do business.  The Quicker the Sales���the better the bargains are for our  customers. This is an acknowledged fact which needs no  argument Quick Sales and Close Buying is the Key Note  to Success in our line of business today. Following this  idea we have regular shipments of Fresh Groceries, Fruits  and Vegetables which will be'sold CLOSE and must be  sold QUICKLY  Strawberries. Gooseberries, Rhubarb,  Peaches/ Oranges, LemonsSiSutaSm1  Fresh Lettuce, Radishes, Onions, Potatoes and Etc.  and I.AST but not Least, we have an often renewed supply of Staple Groceries. Try some of our Select Coffee  and Teas. And above all don't forget we carry the celebrated  Tartan Brand gSol  con-  Give us your GROCERY order for July and  be  vinced that the place for VALUE is the Corner Store  POST OFFICE STORE  I  i  ing engineer, V. VV. Bradley  Four AuscUled Cssipaaks.  Four strong associated companies,  under one central.management, are pp:  erating at this  point.    English capital  is behind it,  and   the ;RolhchiIds are  said to hold the control.  All the companies���which are knownlas the Alas-:,  ka-Treadwell, the Mexican, the Ready  Bullion and the Juneau-Alaska���are  working on   one .continuous, quartz  lead.    They all  have  most complete,  equipments  for mining and milling.  It was in  1885 that the  first mill  was operated; arid it then had but five  stamps.    This  capacity has  been inf  creased ftom  year  to year until now  there are 800 stamps   in operation by  the   combined   properties.     One   of  these   alone,   the   Alaska-Treadwell,  during the month   May stamped 89,  000 tons of ore���about 3,000 tons per  day^   .The bullion is sent to San Fran-  cisce and the concentrates to the Ta-  coma.smeller, in which institution the  Treadwell people own a controlling interest. '  The 1,200  men on  the. payroll of  the Treadwell mines receive about the  same wages that are paid in the Boundary.    Laborers get  $2  per day and  board, and skilled   miners from $2.50  io $3 per day and board.  Glory Hole Work.  In   addition   to   the   underground  work, vast quantities of ore come from  the open quairy, or glory hole, as it is  termed here.    This quarry is a gigantic affair, being about  400 feet across,  and with sloping sides   450 feet high.  [ This quarry is now  about  1,000 feet  ' long.    Miners  often have  to  be  let  down the, quarry sides   with   ropes to  locate and  work  the air  drills���the  compressor being of about 40-drill capacity.  From the floor of the quarry the ore  goes through a number of 30 foot  raises, whence it is carried in trains of  six or eight cars each to a pocket near  the shaft, whence it is hoisted by skips  600 feet to the surface. Mr. Williams  noted that this expense of hoisting the  quarried ore is one point where the  Granby Co. operates more economic  cally, as the ore quarried at the Knob  Hill mine is never hoisted- from the  time it is quarried to the time it comes  out in the form ol blister copper at the  smelter. '      .  In the underground workings, now  some 700 feet deep, with much cross-  cutting and drifting, Mr. Williams  was much interested because of a system adopted in the last year by which  the ore is being taken out with but lit-  -"'',".*�����',generally were in regard to the operations,  tonnage, and method of working employed at the Granby mines. Ij was  known to be watched- in the far east  and even across the mill pond, but.; it  appears that in the west and chilly  north; the successful exploitation of  the Granby mines is being closely followed. ���  Mr. Williams believes that this is  due very laigely to a wide circulation of  the Pioneer and to the articles which  appear, in its columns. . ,  - Visited Mr. Breed's Smelter.  After running up to Skagway for a  day, it being but a day beyond Juneau, Mr.: Williams-'an'&'Mr. Smithre-  turned to Victoria, from'which place  they visited the Leonora ���mine on.Mt.  Sicker, where 40,000;:tons of copper  ore are bn'the'-dump.:. They'also saw  James Breenj who spent something  like$i25,"ooo in developing the Brooklyn mine in this camp last year. Mr.  Breen is now building j a smelter at  Crofton, Vancouver Island, to treat  Leonora ore. He is having his troubles to get his machinery.from the east,  but will probably blow in his single  furnace some time this summer.  Although not taken for pleasure,  Mr. Williams and Mr. Smith enjoyed  the trip to the utmost.  Express Men Inspect; Mines. -  Last Sunday a party ��� of Dominion  Express Co. officials visited Phoenix,  in the course of a general western tiip  of inspection. While here they were  'taken through the Old Ironsides mine,  and had a chance to gaze at some of  the mammoth ore stopes of which they  had heard but could not credit. |  In the party; which came in by  special train, having Supt. Downie's  private caboose, were: W. S. Stout,  general manager of the Dominion Express Co.; G; Ford;.superintendent at  Winnipeg; Wm. Walsh, general agent  at-Toronto; V. G. R. Vickers, general  aget^tat Montreal; R. Helm, route  agent, Nelson; and J. T. Lawrence,  C P.'R. trainmaster at Nelson, who  was in charge of the party in the  Boundary.  Donations to the Hospital.).'  Miss Johnson, matron of ithe Hospital, acknowledges:with  ihanks the  following donations: .  J. B. Boyle, full equipment<p��medi-  cines for dispensary; Miss Flewelling,  books; Mr. Rickard, pictures; Mr.  Newland, fruit and vegetables; Mrs.  Haggerty, old linen; Mr..Clark, flowers.  For the first time in   many years���  in fact/since the Miner-Gravefpieople  took hold of the properties���the mines  of the Granby Co. closed last Saturday  morning.    Only the engineers;- pump  men, carpenters on new work and'em-  ployees ol   Porter Bros,   were "left at  work.   The sole cause of this unusual  but not unexpected order was the lack  of coke at the company's  smelter at  Grand, Forks, and because no definite  information was obtainable as to when  sufficient supplies could be expected.  As a consequence, something over 400  men were affected  at the mines and  over2oo at the smelter, and  the town  was full of idle men for a  few days.  I Fortunately it did not last long. ,  I :-The smelter's two furnaces which  were blown out-for the DominiWDay  holidays were still cold when the mines  stop[>ed work, and the Granby managers did not care to start them' til)  they were reasonably certain of keeping them supplied with coke.  This assurance they could not get  last week, but still a few cars of coke  kept coming every day, and by Wed-  j nesday of this week there were 1,200  tons on hand at the smelter. The  colliery manajgers at Michel thought  they could keep up the quota "of "several cars daily, so, two furnaces were  *��*���~��� :- - -c*-'��� - lW-J��o��A���,.   ���r.A-1 ho  mines resumed  operations as 'usual.  The management seems to "think tfiat  they will be able w: continue at this  half rate, and before long can put all  four furnaces- in  blast, using up once  more 1,500"tons of :Phoenix ore^daily  instead of 750 tons, as at  present.  SUIas of toe Feraie Strike.  At Fernie, .where there is a strike on  among the coal miners, there is  nothing, new to report, so far as heard from, j  Last week the.company  notified em-|  ployees to take their  tools  from  the  mines, and pieserlt their time at the  office and get   their  pay.     This  has  been done, and the Fernie  mines  of  the Crow.'s Nest Coal' Co.  are  now  closed.    Hpw long this will'continue  no one. can  fell,  but it is earnestly  hoped that efforts now being made  to  adjust the difficulties between the company and the men will soon bear fruit  in a satisfactory manner.  At Michel, twenty miles beyond  Fernie, where the coal company also  has a few ovens, the coal miners at  first went out in sympathy with the  Fernie miners, but as it appeals that a  majority of them did not favor stopping work,,the getting out of coal has  been resumed at that point, and a  limited output is being made, which  goes to the Granby.  The Greenwood smelter is still cold,  and that at Boundary Falls, which had  a considerable coke supply,   has  used  it up.    The Trail smelter has quite a  stock on hand, but that at Nelson   is  small and will soon run out.     Consequently,   the Granby  smelter  is  the  only Boundary reducion works still iu  blast.    The situation, therfore, is  serious, as it almost completely  ties  up  the mining industry of the country.  flntoby Officials En Roulc.  A   party  of   Granby  officials "and  friends are en route to the  Boundary.  Among them are S. H. C.  Miner, ol  Montreal, president of the Granby Co.;  A. L. White, of Montreal, secretary of  the Granby Co.; Mrs. and Miss Miner;  A. C. Flumerfelt, assistant manager ol  the Granby  Co.;  W.   H.  and   Mrs.  Robinson, of Granby,  Que.;  W.  W.  Robinson, Mr.and Mrs. Stevens, Water  loo, Que.; Arnold Boston, XV. A. Wat-  ley, of Montreal, and C.G. McKinnon,  of Sherbrooke, Que.  It was expected that the party would  arrive this week, but owing to land  slides on both the Crow's Nest and  main lines, trains have been held at  Medicine Hat for several days. It is  now anticipated that the party will  probably reach, the Boundary early  next week.  little I bring the Fernie coal miners strike  to  a satisfactory end.  There was considerably discussion  i>n the subject by the members present, and nearly all agreed that unless  both parties  to  the strike requested  Mlies���Somcwbat  Month.  Smaller Thau  Big  Last  Thursday of this week was pay day  at the Granby mines in this camp, as  some such intervention, it would be in-  weI1 as at the company's smelter at  advisable for the Associated Boards to  take the initiative in the matter. Accordingly, the president of the Phoenix  hoard was authorised to wire Mr.  Buchanan, the president of the Associated Boards, to that effect.  The same telegram was sent to all  the boards in the Kootenays and Yale,  and the replies from most of them indicate that the members feel much as  the members in PJioenix do. A-meeting of the executive may be held, however, at Fernie to consider the grave  situation.  Grand   Forks.     On  account  of  the  Boundary Mining Notes.  The new No. 2 tunnel on the Knob  Hill is new in 50 feet.  "The framework of the new Showshoe  compressor building is up.  Sunset smelter matte is being converted into -blister copper by the  Granby Co.  Over a million feet of lumber will  be used by the Granby Co. this year  in its Phoenix improvemtnts.  The Jewel, which has not shipped  for several days, began again yesterday, 1  The new large machine shop for the  Granby Co. is now enclosed, and the  force of carpenters is now working on  the inside. V  ���-. No shipments have been sent out  from the Mother Lode mine this week,  and a small force is employed on development.  For .twelve .days not a ton of ore was  sent out from the Granby mines. This  I has never happened- before since shipments were started-1���in July, 1900.  Over a thousand tons of ore were  sent out from the Snowshoe this whek,  but no more will be shipped till the  Sunset smelter gels a supply of coke.  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the Snowshoe mine, is expected to  arrive from London next week. He is  now on the directorate of the LeRoi  mine also.  Shipments from the Sunset mine to  the company's smelter have been discontinued and the smelter is expected  to be blown out this morning. The  35 men at the mine are still at work.  Since the fire at the Winnipeg mine,  which destroyed the shafthouse, one  man has driven 30 feet in a drill���  which is considered a pretty good record. Nothing definite has yet been  announced about rebuilding.  coke shortage during the  pait  of  the  month the ore shipments weie necessarily   reduced   from   the company's  mines, as the bins at tiie smelter and  mines weie kept full  all   the  time���  together holding about 20,000 tons  of  ore.      This  necessarily   leduced   the  number of men at mines and smelter,  and so.cut down the payroll   to  some  extent.  This month the company  paid   out  in round numbers for wages about $55,-  000, against over $60,000 last month.  Of the first  amount,  about $35,000  was paid out  in  Phoenix  this   week,  and the balance at the smelter,  where  some 250 men are at work when  four  furnaces arc in blast.    Until the  four  furnaces are running  instead  of two,  the number of men at both places must  of necessity be somewhat less, as there  is no place to put the ore that is being  taken out.  Shipping Three Cars of Ore.  The Providence mine, near Greenwood, is shipping three cars of high  grade ore to one of the Washington  smelters���either Tacoma  or  Everett.  side of the line is to have a check  on  some shipments already made to other  smelters.   - W. C.   Fowler  and   Fred  Whitwell, who  are  intfrested in 'the  claim, will go with the ore���and at the  same time, Mrs. Whitwell also accompanying her husband.    It will   be   remembered that a half interest in   the  Providence was bonded a few   months  ago on the basis  of $50,000 for  the  property by Greenwood and: Spokane  capitalists, and it is said that the development done since that time has been  of a most satisfactory character.    The  ore, which has gold, silver and copper  values, is said   to   run   from $100   to  $300 per ton.  By putting Phoenix on his list of  professional appointments Geo. L.  Pedler, Opt. I)., specialist, has placed  the people of this district within immediate reach o( the best eye service  in the province. At Mcivcnzie's Drug  Store, July 23-25. ''  What the City Council Did.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council the following bills were ordered paid: Greenwood Electric Co.,$24;  V. & N. Tel. Cii., $845 ; Morrih,  Thompson & Co., ��8.       ,  Amendment Uy-La'w No. 39, reducing the farmers' peddling license to  $10 for six mouths, was read ihe first  time, and the Dominion Securities  Corporation, of Toronto, wrote regaid-  fng the ciiy debentures.  The city books were or.dcied audited to June 30th, and Aid. Marshall  gave notice of his intention t<> introduce an impound by-law.  Organ  The organ   I'm  been sold   by   Mrs  Raffle,  which   tickets   liave  Hacketl   will   be  raffled at McAulifTe's tailor shop, Tuesday evening July 15th at J> p.  111.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipmeuts of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 ami  r  IQO*   pporp.ppppFPn,fP��P>.�� nl----���!��� "r-  for 1902, os reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer-  1900  Granby Minus, Phoenix      64,533  Snowshoe, "                 297  Brooklyn, "                 150  Mother Lode, Dead wood      5, 'MO  Sunset, "    Morrison, "  B.C. Mine, Summit    19,494  K.Bell, "         Kiniiia, "         Winnipeg,     Wellington       1,07(>  Golden Crown,       "          Athelstan, "          King Solomon, W.Copper.....  No. 7 Mine, Central.....  City of Paris, "     .....  Jewel, Long Lake   Oarmi, West Fork..;..  Uuby,      Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous   2.250  1,200  2,000  TOO  1901  233,424  1,731  09,034  802  150  47,405  5(H)  1,040  Past  Week  1,110  050  I.SO  1902  175,000  2,042  70,002  4,520  482  1.7110  3,230  Total, tons     m.TAO  Granby Smelter treatment, tons  62.387  300,000  230.828  330 2511.854  .. .    105,04!)  fe^WWP^^ BP^/J  ': i  TtW  )     Kite*  r jIw't'S   f  MB-ffl-HI".  .  . V?  jf,w��?s  !if&  ���M:  7M  ii-JO  it:  mi  iMtv-Vt*"  -   i#?!y!pp^"'  p  .MgytrfS .'��? w ' 'H  , *-^!ffiHwxs?:'.r  , fc> (StrJv <F rf Wp   '  H  THE PHOENIX PIONEER .  | The Canadian Bank of Commerce  !  Capital, $8,000,000,  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  j*      j*      Rest, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX, PrcAUnt.  J. K. PLUMMER,  B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  Asa's Gcn'l Manager.  I If. F. MYTTON,   Manager Greenwood  Branch  ���*���  ��4 ������������������ ���-���������HtMMM ��� ���������+ ��������4**����������4^-H-f*��****M**t>  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUED ON SATURDA1 BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT MIOENIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaocr.  Telephonti  I Business office No. 14. ,  I Manager's residence, 1> o. 15.  SUBSCKtrTIONS IS  AOVAKCB.  Per Year. _ _ - J'-00  Sir Mouths ��� -   '-*S  To Foreign Countries - i 00  irvou are not a subscriber to this paper, this  Is an invitation to you to become one. '  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cent* per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising;.  ing���none too good a livingat the best.  Even the C. 1*. R., great as it is, cannot but lose heavily by such a strike���  probably $2,000 or $3,000 per day, to  say nothing of the large number ol  men it gives employment to in the ore  and coke carrying tiaffic. All of these  immense interests are dependent upon  the whims of a few shareholders or a  (evt employees iu the Crow's Nest,  This is certainly not as it  should  be  WHATeE^ITpRS SAY  "? !*-  The piFjsEKENCE -^i Premier Ros  has a majdiity of one. Even with  one he is better {jke&Xthan Premiei  Dunsmuir, who has very often a minority of three or four.���Nelson Economist.  -"���MTtjORilY Does Nor Rule���The  Grits captured Ontario in the late elections, though the Tories polled 7460  more votes. ^ When the* machine is  running, ii'tSoes not necessaiily follow  that the majority mles.���Slocan liiill.  3LAEEL>  1902  JULY  1902  Sun. Man.  Tues. Wed.   Thu.  Ffi.  s��t  1    2   3  4  5  6    7  8   -9  JO  11  12  13  14  15   16  17  18  19  20 21  22   23 24  25  26  27 28  29 30 31  As to the remedy���that  is a  laige  question.    We think ibis trouble will  be settled at no  distant  date,  but  it  should be settled permanently.   There  are apparently two ways to settle il for  all time to come.    One of these is the  plan of Socialists���that is, govemmeni  ownership.    This will   probably   take  years to biing about���and it may  not  be in our lime    The other is lor  the  mine owners who are thus at the mercy  of the owners of the coke supply, toac  quire coal  mines o( theii   own  from  which they can control  the supply foi  Two Gooo Things ��� Two good  things were done by the last session of  the Provincial legislature���striking'out  the clause reducing the age of franchise  right to 18 years, and bringing the  session to a close.���Camborne Miner.  ,Qood Team of Horses for Sale.  First class team of woik hoises foi  sale.^qdpd for driving.' Each will  weigh "about i,20o:-pounds, Are| iu  good condition. Owner wishes to sell  as he has iiti further use lor them. Inquire at Pioneer office. 33"34  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  'i '.FIRE, LIKE, ACC DENT.  '    Commissioner for taUiiE Aflltlutit*. tC"  Phoenix, B. C.  a. scon,  coniracior and builder.  Estimatfs Furnished.   -  '    , I'liOENlX, B. C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  ?  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It1 works for the Bouii>  dary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It.'costs only $2.00..  m-  "Awber" l'liig Smoking Tobacco is  ninnirg in its merits. Ha\e >ou tiied  it?    Save the ia��s;.lhjy aic valuab'e.  B. C. MINING NOTES  Rossla'nd's shipments last week-were  3,050 tons.  Sandon   ore  shipments   last   week  were 1 ? 1 tons.  Ore shipments from the Slocan   for  the year are in .excess of 15,000  tons.  Over 3,000 tons of ore  have  been  shipped from the Slocan City  district  this year. '���  The Monterey group,'Slocan lake,  was bonded last week to Milwaukee  people foi $40,000.  A 40 stamp mill will be erected l>\  the Noithwestern Development Syndi  H. S. CAVLEY. .    W. B. COCHRANE,  . CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C. ,  R. BiTCERR,  Rarrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX. B. C.  Our NEW Liue of Watches  and Chains ,(  Must be Seen  to be Appreciated  Thesegoods are'the very latest in  design and woikmanship, and  ,will be sold at very low price.  GEO.EDEY,  Knob Hill Aicuur, 1'IiocmIx.  Phoenix Home Brewed      *'  Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  I PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave* aiiif Bitnner St..  Phoenix^  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. ami A. JL-'  Regular communication S p m      Sec  oiul Thursday of cadi month.  Emergent meetings nscallcd; Masonic  Hall, Morrlson-Auderson l.luck  JNO. V. HKMEMWAY  Secretary.  V. L  COCK.  W. M.  tbeir-own reduction works.    This we cate at Goldficlds in the Lardeau.  believe will be the ultimate outcome  of this trouble, and the trouble may be  found to have been a good thing after  all.   .  EDITORIAL COMMENT  THE CAUSE, AND THE REMEDY.  The chief industr) of the Boundary  ���that of mining���which gives employment to a thousand men, and support  to five thousand more, is in a crisis.  The men are not dissatisfied with the  wages paid, nor tbe hours of work nor  the way in which they are treated.  There is plenty of ore, and capital  stands ready to do business. Three  smelters are prepared to handle, from  2,500 to 3,000 tons of ore daily. There  : -. 'i - ���   ���Lt- ^Uo-o    ct(   unv  kind. And yet the mining business'is  temporarily at a standstill,' because' a  few men, some 300 miles from here,  with whom we have nothing to do, and  over whom we have no control, have  seen fit to so decree.  In this connection it is immaterial  whether the coal miners in their contention are right or wrong. That is  another question. The fact confronts  us that the employers have precipitated  a crisis. , We believe that it will be of  short duration, but may it not occur  again?  Cokejs king���don't make any mistake about that.    - -  Every cloud has a silver lining, it is  said. , Do not some of them have coke  linings.  King Edward is steadily improving  in health, at which millions of people  rejoice.  In this coke trouble all of southern  British Columbia is "strictly in it.''  There is but little choice.  , ..Tracy, the escaped Oregon - corn ict  A , ���-,-..-bi.i uioai .ippiopimici} ue  called Deatb-on-the- Trail.  If Jim Hill is at the bottom of coke  shortage, as some believe, he appears to  have had a tiump card up his sleeve.  The Ymir mine during May ran 45  stamps for 718 hours, yielding a profit  of ./'i8c;6.   'For Apiil trie profits were  ;��'443- '   ,  Messrs.   Clabon   and   Wells  have  bonded the Kingston gifiup,   Siinilka  meen, to a   Montreal  syndicate,  who  are already at woik.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  This is the moiith for the price of  copper to go up a little, but 20 cent  copper will not help us, if we cannot j minute of time, and every inch of ad-  The time to adveitise most is when  ycu need it most. Ordinal ily, the dull  times are good limes to put forth e.xtia  efforts.  You never saw a wheelbarrow move  without a man pushing it. When trade  is brisk, you'll generally, find behind it  a motive power of advertisement.  Sinceiity pays-,-.This is not a  new  nlAlf.m0nf     lull   il-   eaamt.   p>^.    I\����    rni*��r4����.l  It pays in business, in religion, in politics, in advertising, to be sincere.  Advertising is the faithful advocate,  and to the merchant. whose trade is  dull, and who desires to increase his  business advertising is like a flame in' a  dark night. '���'-  Every source of- knowledge,  ever)  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155   Meets-'Thuisdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   '������ ers' Union Hall.   ED BROWN. Pies.'  W. CORNER. Sec'y.  PHOENIX AERIE  >t  NO. 158.   .  Meetings on l'nda,.  al 8 30P m , Mine  Union Hall.  Visiting   brethren  coreia'ly invited  JAMES MARSHALL, fre��.    R. L. BOYD. Secy  Pbocilx Lodge No. 28,  KnlgAisof Pythias.  t :'l*    ,  Meets every Tuesday mglit  nt 7 $o p. 111.. Hardy-McKeuzic  Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome.  R.A'.Scott, C. C.  D.J.Matheson. K. R S.  Whit* Co~U. .���J W,;WJ Union  No. 124 VY. L. U., of Pfmeaix.  Meets ,TuPHday  nights, 8;3o o'eloek al  Miners' Union Hall."  s. F. Palmkk,  I'resldeut.  Miss Clark,  Secretory,.  Those desiring lielpapply to secretary. 'Phone3o  get coke.  If there ever was an argument in  favor of government owned coal mines,  it is here presented. If they were so  owned, such a condition as the present  would not be possible. Neither the  employers nor the employees could  precipitate such a calamity���a calamity  that is as widespiead as .it is serious.  It would appear that the Socialists  certainly have a good argument unwittingly piesented right here, whether  one believes in the principles of socialism or not.  Let us review the situation, which  we hope will be in process of adjustment before these lines are before our  readers. Boundary smelters require  about 350 tons of coke per day fdr  fluxing pui poses. This coke must  come fiom the Crow's Nest collieries,  where we were told not long ago there  are illimitable quantities of the black  diamonds Boundary ores arc of ��uch  low grade that the coke must be laid  down at the lowest jwssible rate to  admit of the ores being smelted at a  small profit. Therefore, only Crow's  Nest coke can be used to advantage  Hard luck stories only are comh.g  from those leturning from Thunder  Mountain, Idaho. The Spokesman-  Review's boom turns out to be a boomerang.  The suggestion made by the Pioneer foi the building of'a home for  miners, is being favorably commented  on by the piess. The agitation should  be kept up to a successful issue.  U'e are told from Ferine that the  sum already contributed for the relief  of the widows and^oiphans of the tei-  rible coal mine disas er���betwen $30,-  000 and $40,000���is fai tiom being adequate. It is said that $100,000 will  not be'too much.  After the horrible accident of May  23d at the coal mines, without notice  01 warning the new manager posted  notices that theieafter the miners must  come and go to work on their own  time���a custom that it is claimed has  never been in vogue in the coal mines  of British Columbia. Thereupon the  miners immediately stopped work, and  thereby pi evented the large majority of  the workers in this section from earning a living; and if the strike lasts for  any length of time brings ruin to thou'  sands and thousands of innocents���'  individuals who have and can have  nothing to say in the matter.  - Editor MacAdams, of the Sandon  I'aystreak, failed to appear on the 2d  inst., at Victoria, befoie the full court,  on a chaige of contempt,' and a' bench  warrant was issued. He talked pietlj  plain about the judiciary, and it appears as though they .intended to break  him up in business. Thus do the  troubles of an editor accumulate.  John H. 'lonkin, the new manager  of the Crow's Nest I'ass Coal Co , has  been telling the newspapers at the  coast how the recent fatal accident  happened, and why the jury censured  the company. If he would settle that  miner's strike which is tying up ail the  industries of southern British Colum  bia, his intei views would be more in  tcrcsting to residents of the Boundary  and Kootenay.  vertising space is valuable. What use  you make of any of these decides your  status; waste none of it,1 employ it ail  No advertiser should ever make the  mistake of thinking that people won't  take the trouble to read his ad. There  ale people, tand they "are. not scarce,  either, to whom the adsl are the most  interesting part of ihe paper.  * ,  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.   '  Police Protection; at Ferolel .  Since the strike at Fernie there have  been a number of extra police ordered  into the town, and now they areas thick-  on the streets as they would'be in St.  Petersbuig at the time" of- a dynamite  plot to kill the czar. No1 demonstration's have been made, and1-" they are  having nothing to do but to :look -wise  and clean their uniforms.' The striking'miners are carrying themselves in  a very orderly manner,'and'n'p to date  have given" no indications  otherwise.���Cranbrook Herald,  of doing  Geo. McL Brown, executive agent  of the C. P. R. at Vancouver, has  has been piomoted and will hereafter  have his headquarters in the east.  Mr. Brown, who.has lived at the coast  for fifteen years, is the biggest man in  the C. P. R. service west of Montreal,  and has worked his way up from a  clerkship by his own efforts. He probably knows more about the inside -history of railroading in British Colum-  Millions of dollars areinvested here,'bia than any other one man, and his  and thousands of persons are depend- many friends will be pleased at his ad-  ent on the mining industry for a liv- vancement.  Silver-Lead Profljs.  In illustration of the conditions to  which silver-lead mining is reduced'-in  British Columbia, it is ��� said that the  North Star mine paid $101,336.17 for  the freight and treatment of $164,-  838 72 worth of oie. The total expense of mining, maintenance, -freight  and treatment exceeded thegross'value  of the ore extracted. by. $7 6.21. ��� M is-  cellanepus receipts, .-fyoweven. allowed  ofta profit'of $8,701,97., - ,������. / 'J   ._~^ . 1- -.-'i  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Mil-  wadkee & St. Paul Bailway. known all  over the Union as the Great'Railway  running the "Pioneer Limited" train's  uvery day and night between St. Paul  and Chicago, and Omaha and Chicngo,  "The only perfert trains In the wqilrT."  (Jnriertitund: Connections, are made  with All Transcontinental I-ines, assuring- to'pa;ef8en(��ers'the'he8t8ervice known.  Luxurious coaches, electric lightp, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no other  line.  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United States 01 Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rat?s, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford,' H. S. Rowe,  Trdic. Pass. Act., General Agent,  SPOKA.NB, WN. PORXfcAND, OK.  Gra\cs-\Villiatns Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Aye,  Phoenix, B. ,C.  -t EDITICMJin ,       ,  iNTE^ATIokAL  Dictionary  A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  Biography, Goosr&phr,' Fiction, at ��  ���*��� -Now Plate*"Throughout'  25,000 ; New Words;  Phrases* md 'Definition*  , . .Prepared under the direct  supervision ofW.T. HARRIS.  Ph.D.; LL.D.,' United' States  .Commissioner.of, Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  R.lch Bindings        ���'    ''si't&pPiigaa  5000 Illuatratlons - \.  il. D. MldM.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods."   s  FINE BOOIS AND SHOES MA OK  IO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS', AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Ceracr Phoenix St,, and Brooklyn Ave.  O-  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT* GILMAN  r * ,  VANCOUVER, ���   C.'  M PROVINCIAL   p  ASSAYERS ��  THE  .       VANCOUVER ASSAY OI'FICK      ������  HsUMlslicd 1890. ,  Minimis Identified mid Their Values Hx-  plnuit��d. ..,  FREE OF CHARGE.'       ~-       j  Have You a Piece of Doubtful Rock? Just  Mail it Xo us.. Mill and smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assaj o n Specialty.  ���  ���^Agent for r  PABST BE.ER  Complete Line of Sample.  Aon thU *��Ut&m?*~i,  i��iM/U:  jas.hicCreath; Prop  JOBBERS Jf^ WINES,tBEER AND CIGARif  ?,1^P?,,* fi* #Ic.��a��l��Sh* S*1'*''*' mue I.al>el BraaA tbe 11  healthful and refrahing-of Mineral Waters.  PlioueOrdera Solicited.  '      GREENWOOD ��cd PHOENIX, B. C 8  Maple Leaf  Hotel Old Ironsides Ave:  Choice Win��l,Xi-)ii..tr and Cigars - always iii  etoclc. Board by du\ urweek. One trialanill  you will remember The .Maple Leal Forever,  'tfKG & McDONALD, Props.,  PHOENIXS  j T^E NORDEN HOTEL BB"T A=  ���        _ALMSt'ROM & BERG, Propr 1 etors. =: rr  t ***     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C. ;|  + ���������������������������+���������������)������ +.+>,f+++++++^, 44.4.4. ��.��+++'��������+�����-����������.++>���., ���  R. GREIGER,  Manager I  GREENWOOD  OP" The Intcriiatjojtal was Jirst issuedX  \in 1890, succteding the " Una bridged." E  Tht New Edition of the Internationals  \was issilid m October,  I latest and'iest.  igoo.'  .Get t/iel  ',. *   We al&o publish  Webster's' Collegiate Dictionary  with Cilosiiary of ScoUi��h Words and Phrases.  " First class in quality, second class in size."  Specimen pagea, etc. of both  t books.scut on application.  G.tSC.MERRIAM CO.,  '   Publishera     ,.  Springfield, Mass,  Always::     \  Desirable     |  ���  Odd pieces of furuiiure to -J  make your home more com- ' \  fortable. A luxury you can J  enjoy at all seasons. ���  CLARK & BINNS     ���  FURNITURE DEALERS '���  have just what you want most. ���  You Should Read  r       *  A  THE  BINER BLOCK  Near Second Street," on Knob Hill Ay.  Tilts. Ihii tnohtory structure y x,o feet,  Htlh 15x30 foot audition in rear, s.ntiible  for shop Second story fi.Uil for lnunj  rooniK. Well built iliroiif-lioiit Will  sell at reasonable price nuti on satisfactory terms. Particulars can be had on  the premises from  :::: .MRS. T.  U1NKR  The _ Leading Weekly  0/ the Bbundatry.  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 1901  ..I.IMITM).  Represented by J.G.Whltcacrc, Nilson, B C  J. F. Hcmenway, Local Agent.  the entire boundary shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix ramp alone shipped 235,000 tons of oie  last year.  'Hie Pionjrer/ispublishedevery Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  The best es,tablished and regulated hostry in the Boundary. We are centrally located in our new stables with ���  a complete outfit of Saddle 'and Driving Horses. The  best of rigs.     Parties  driven to any Boundary  point.  .COLLINS & McQUAID,  Proprietor^  Old Ironsides  Addition  ���������������aeop��0e0��pt9(p>ssas>��*f?s}0�� **��e����9e��sae,stso>>(9(  OAOpB  FrrtST St.  PilOBNIX.  Choiee Wines, Liquors and Cigars  Git  us a call.  ED. MONSON, Proprietor,  per year^r, the rest: of.: the world for fo.oo  per  year.    It gives the  ReliaWe;News  of Boundary Mines and Smelters,  and independent; and airnsto'be  It is fearless  TO DATE.  Your subscription can;begin at any time.  Address with check J  :ER PUBLISHING CO.  PHOENiJti B. O  it* f3ti*,W)Pll^iAMi"ytr��i" 'i^pk&��kik PIONEER  >^ttiiMintintMm���� -m ^^^HtnMut  Life  srrongesQn the world,  ����  ,  ;"AssETS g33o75^o^49-' H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  ' ��� ^     * .*       605-606 607 Empire State Building  .., Surplus, $7o,,37,,7o.oL-     _ SPOKANE, WASH.  ;:. L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C.  * ���HHHHHHtMMtHUHWHMMIIIMH Hi  ra*r  L1VWY..  STABliS  Knob Hill Avenue  FRASER & LANDON,  Tklephonk No. io.  PROPRIETORS  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������"��������������������������������������������������������������������  11>. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX ,���  MARKET.   ���  HEAD OFFICE KOR IIOUNDAKV CRKKK, GREENWOOD, U. C. J  . .HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C. ���  .... Wholesale and r Detail Meat fl^rchants: |  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, *���  Silverton, New Denver, Yihir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade, J  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix. ���  ��� FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. ���:  5                            All orders receive prompt attention. J  ��� . ���;   '. A- "- ���'  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a*  IMt'&iTDilSS  J  LINE.  . Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 arid J.'��� Leave Greenwood 10 and 4.  DAILY  w*i*V*- A, S. 4 PAW, Proprietor,  srwrnaivmefujstatement.  New Ceapaay Has Doae Over Two TbouiiniJ  FtttOiWsrfc.  Though the company was formed  on June' 20th, .1901, it, in accordant i  with the terms of the prospectus, tool  over the Snowshoe, mine and group o  properties as from the ist March, 1901,  and has been responsible for all' expenditurei sjnceltiatdate. Since tin  new company took over the propeity,  some 2,000 ft. of underground woil-  has been done in drifting, cross-cui-  ting, raising and sinking,: thus developing and opening up the large. on  bodies already* shown up. A large  new working lshift is in the course ol  construction, and will shortly be completed to aCdepth^pi^abOut 300" ft.  This shaft "will be capable of handling  from 300 to 400 tons of ore per day.  In addition to this underground work,  much has been doneupon the surface.  A large area bfgrouiid has been cleai-  ed and stripped, the overlaying.. soil  removed, thus exposing the ore bodies  near the surface, and'makirig it poS.  sibleto. mine the' same very, economically, The principal piece of stripping  is 360 ft. long by about 80 ft. wide  upon an average. It is intended to  further continue these operations during the present season.  Toward the end of last year the  directors authorized the erection of a  new bunk-house and boarding-house,  and new office and residential buildings  for the officials and men employed  in  connection withthe mine..   Prior to  this, the building accommodation  was  very inadequate, and consisted mainl)  of the old log. buildings used  by the  original owners ��� of' the property.     A  considerable amount of machinery has  been purchased  in  order to provide  the necessary power and plant  to enable the operations of the mine to be  successfully carried on.    An  ore  bin  with a capacity of 325 tons has been  built.    The C. P. R. runs across  the  property, and last year a private spui  was built to connect with  the mine  workings and ore bins.   Another short  spur has b-seh'built recently in .connection with the   installingi.of the  new  machinery..,       .'       ;  Test shipments of over 2,000 tons o.  ore from various parts ;of the mim  have been shipped to the smelters with  satisfactory resaltsr  Negotiations arc  THE ELMORE  OIL PROCESS  Company Organized to Erect  Plants.  WILL OPERATE THROUGHOUT CANADA  Hitch it Expected of It to Recoce Rossln'od  nud Boundary Low tirade Ores���Capital  ��159,000.  now progressing i with several - smelte  companies, who have made proposal >���  to purchase Snowshoe ore, and provided satisfactory arrangements can be  made, it is hoped before ilong to be  making extensive f shipments. The  directors are giving^the most careful  attention to thfc; economical treatment  of the large ore bodies in the Snowshoe  mine, and they have every confidence  in being able to deal with these ore  bodies at a considerable profit.  Talk  ')<'  The fifth annual meeting of the  shareholders of the Glow's Nest" 1'ass  Coal Company was held in Toronto  on March 7 th.  . 'I he net profit of the year aftei(pay-  ing all  operation   expense 'and 'all  chaige of every kind amounted to $207,-  848.39.    After paying a dividend at  the late of ten per cent, per annum, a  balance of $28,142.89   was    carried  foi ward to the credit of piofit and loss.  This   company's   assets   are their  coal mines and the Townsite of Fernie.  Four years ago  this Company had no  transposition facilities, and their stock  sold as low as eleven cents per share.  Today theii stock is selling at $90.00.  The Similkamcen Valley Coal Com-  . pany, limited, assets aie, coal mines,  timber, watei power,  agricultural  and  hoiticultural land,  city   water   works,  electric light plant and the townsite of  Ashnola, sunounded by the following  ' resources: gold,   copper, silver,  lead,  iVm, lime, fire clay,   platinum and a  fine stock raising country, and it is the  smelting  centre  of   the  Similkameen  Valley, .with a climate all that could be  asked.     Today you can secure an option on'this Company's stock by paying teiicents per share down and ten  cents per month until fully paid,   with  nonforfeiture  clause.     This price  is  : subject to a twenty-five per cent advance  without notice, or as soon as transportation it assured. ,., .'^he present price  is $1.10 per shafe.     Do not wait un-  tif it is tooljttej-but'get iii on the ground  floor and make a handsome profit.    A  purchaser   of   100  shares  now,   may  gain  a   profit of $8990.00.     Crow's  Nest shares are  an example.      This  would be a fair  profit on  an   invest-  mant of $10.00 per month  for eleven  months.    We invite the fullest inspection of the company's affairs by intending purchasers.  ...���,.���������--...���..- For further information apply to  Simifkcimeen Valley Coal Company, Lii  The Canadian Ore Concentiation,  Limited, is the title of a company  which comes before the public. It has  'ieen formed to acquire the Canadian  rights of what is known as the "Elmore  Oil Process" for the concentration of  ores. The process, which is an en  tirely novel one, is based on the discovery that certain heavy oils, il  brought into contact with pulverized  ore and water, will take up the metallic constituents, leaving the rocky residue to pass away with the water.  For some time past samples of ore  from different Canadian mines have  been tested in I ondon by this process  ���wth apparently entirely satisfactory re-  iults. The prospectus contains a very-  valuable testimonial from l)r J. D  Kendall, who has accepted the posi-  ion of consulting engineei, and who  writing a few weeks ago, states that he  is "fully assured of the success of the  process, and thee is a large field for  its operation in Canada." The rep-  itation of this engineer as a reliable  md cautious expeit stands deservedly  high, and the fact that he so strongly  endorses the process will recommend  this issue to investors.  Should this piocess of ore concentration prove as satisfactory as it is anticipated in the prospectus, it will practically revolutionize the mining indus-  tiy in some of the most important mining camps in Canada. In the Rossland and Boundary districts of B. C.  alone there are enormous bodies of  low grade ore which if they can be  concentrated in the ratio of say 10 to  1, would pay very handsome profits,  whereas at present, as water concentration has proved unsatisfactory, only  the higher grade ores in the Rossland  camp can he profitably handled. It  may also be found that this ptocess is  applicable to the extensive nickel deposits of Sudbury.  100 Tew PUntCoiU $11,000;  The prospectus states that a plant  of 4 units) capable'of treating 106 tons  per diem, costs' about. ,-��2,206, the  crude petroleum.'of which little is lost,  is extremely cheap, and the directors  state that the royalty on only 30 units  of plant would be sufficient to obtaina  substantial return on the present capU  talization.      If' performance   should  Caws by tin s  Ol d JacRd awj  Fond of the speculative height.  Thither I wing ray airy flight,  Aud thcucr securely ��e��  The bustle aud the raree show  Which agitate mankind below  Secure and at his ease.  Amongst the newest revisions of the  scriptures, is to be found the following  which incidentally dropped into the  way of the Old Jackdaw, recently. It  is a revision 01 the text, "Put not your  trust in riches", and will in the futuie  he read by financiers as follows: "Put  your riches in trusts."  "Amber" Plug Smoking Tobacco is  winning in its merits. Have you tri.d  it?    Save the tags; they are valuable.  Remember you can get anything in  the market at the Dominion.  A very suggestive cartoon appeared  in  the  Salt  Lake   Herald,   recently,'  which is worthy of reproduction amongst the many and important item.s which  appear in the Jackdaw's column. It represents  Lord Kitchener, of Kartoum  and'South  African  fame, as sitting iu  the foreground, considerably "swelled"  by the enconiums which  have been  passed upon him, since the termination  of the SouthAfrican  war.    He is also  represented as surrounded by piles and  piles of gold, to the extent of a quarter  of a  million  dollars.    In  the  background are a number of battered' and  famished-looking   "Tommy   Atkins!',  who are beseechingly enquiring, "Didn't we help a little bit."   It was ever  thus.    Ungrateful man is ever setting  up graven images and becomes a slavish   "hero-worshippei" and invariably  ignoring the ones who "have borne the  burden and the heat of the day."  J.B.MACAPLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  TXAWJYON HOT SPKIXOS SAX1TABIUM  -�������- The most complete U C i I T II  00 the continent of North n E H I. I n  America. Situated midst D C C fl D T  scenery unrivalled for gran- n E V V n I  deur. Boating, Fishing and Excursions. Resident Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic communication with all parts of the world; two  mail* arrive and depart every day. Its baths  cure all nervous aud muscular dise n<,��; its waters heal all Kidney, t,iver and <!iouiach Ailment*  Terms: $15 to J18 per week, according to res-  dence la bolel or Halcyon Hot Sprin"��.  ow Lake B. C  a*.*.*  PHOENIX, B. C.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    ���Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it.  .C. W. GREER. 1'roprietok.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship lieketa to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  EffVctne lune 72 1902  Arrives  Daily  Ail agitation is on foot, inaugurated  by the Rev. R. G. McUeth, of Vancouver, for the amalgamation of the  Presbyterian and Congregational  churches, of Canada. It is nearly  time that the churches, which claim to  stand for all that is good and sensible,  should awake to the fact that the ruinous "competitive system", which obtains in the ecclesiastical, as well as in  the commercial world, has about reached its limit. Indeed, according to the  opinion of the O. J. the "competitive  system", in all branches of this work-  a-day world, has outlived its usefulness,  and what the O. J. says on this, as on  all other matters, "goes."  Therefore, it goes without saying, that  the scheme of establishing a church  trust will receive the heaaty endorsement of the Old Jackdaw ��� and all  other wise people.  It almost looks as if Premier Ross  of Ontario is not yet out of the woods.  According to the last press reports it  may be that the results of the polls  will be finally decided by the judges,  and that the matter of deciding between the particular shade of the pplit  ical machine, which will govern the  country, will be taken out of the hands  of the electors.  m'  A couple of Phoenix  young  people  had a very   interesting experience a  Engineers, Firemen, Machinists and  Electricians send lor 40-page pamphlet containing Questions asked by  Examining Board of Engineers to  obtain Engineers license. Address  Geo. A. Zeller, Publisher, 18 S. 4th  Street, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.     29  ��������������������������������������������������������������������  ��� ������  : For a  iRefiable  : Timepiece  7.45 a.m. PAST MAIL���Tu anil from  Coeur d'Alene district, I'arm-  lugton. Garfield.��� olfnx. Pull,  man, 'Moscow, *Pomcioy,  Waitsbui g, Da> ton, W a 11 a '  Walla. Pendleton, UakerCity  and all pointl Knit _ 6.35 p. in.  345 P. m. EXPRESS-I'or ParniliiRtoii  CiMrfieM, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,r.cui*toii( Portland  San Krancip.co. ^nt-cr City  nndall points J; A ST.  EXPRESS ��� I-roni all. points  East, linker City, San Kran-  cisco, Portland, Colfux, Oar-  iield and Farmiugtoti 950 a. m.  ���Kicept Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Poitland Route.  Steamers soil from Ainsworth clock, Portland,  at 8 p. m. and from Spear Street wharf, San Francisco, at 10 a. m. every five da>i.  Tickets on sale at all S. K. & V. Stations.  For further Information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOHLKK, Genernl Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  One that will run  the year aroundi  is what you need.  Jewelery  of every description suitable for birthay presents can be  obtained at  W. ZIMflERMAN'S  ����������������������������������������������������������������������������  rANADJANo  y.^ACJFfc-K1.  n  Mature!  Parlor-cafe  equal promise there is no doubt   that  few evenin��s ^go, which the  bard  ol  the   town   has  immortalised   in ��� the  Nelson, B. C.  the Le Roi Company alone would'find  it profitable to keep 20 units of plant  in continuous opeiation, which would  treat at 'east 500 tons per diem, so that  thei estimate of 30 units -should be  easily exceeded in the Rossland camp  aloiie:  The actual royalty which it is intended to charge is not stated, but  taking it at 1 s.. per" ton, the profit oti  20 units of plant would work out.al  about .��7,500 per annum, so that it  can be easily seen that if1 this process  should become universal for the treatment of low-grade refractory ores, the  monthly, profits earned in royalty  would amount  sum indeed.  The capital: of the company is  ��150,000, of which ��So,ooo is set  apart to provide for working capital,  and 20,000 shares are at present offered for subscription, all of which have  been underwritten. It would have  been, of course; somewhat more satisfactory if the propectus could point to  actual results obtained from units 01  plants actually in work at some Cana  dian mines, but the prospectus is so  strongly endorsed by an engineer 01  the best reputation that the share.. ma>  be recommended as an attractive speculation, which, if as successful as the  promoters anticipate, will pay far  larger dividends than the average gold  mine.���E. C. Review (London.)  following- meter,  and  which   is  here  given for the benefit of those similarly  ���afflicted.    It reads as follows:  At 8 p. rri.', while Pa and Ma  Helped entertain, with' Sisj  John and May in distant seat  Were      far      apart-:':   like      this.  At 9 p. m., as Pa withdrew  And'.Bouehf'hir robin" upstairs,  The lovers found some photographs  Anil nearer brought their chairs.  AtlO p. ro., Mama'decamped���  And then,ye Gods!;What bliss!  Those lovers sat till nearly one  Aboutascloseastbis.  Columbia and Kootenay,  Between NELSON and MIDWAY.  MFAlVala Carte.  ITILMLO Table d'Hote  Liquors and Cigars at  Standard Prices.  Spoftaoe Falls Mi iita'  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN ET.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all in-  termediate points; connecting at Spolcaue with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific aud O. R a  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily lor  Republic, and connects at Ilosshurg with stage  daily for Grind Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains be.  tween Spokane and Northport.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1901.  Leave. Daily Tram Arrive  920a.n1 :...Spokane 7:15 p. m  .2.25a. m Rossland 4.10 p. m  9.40 a. m Nelson 645 p. m.  "H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  EASTERN  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL   -     -   -    -  CAPITAL, PAID UP  RESERVE FUND   -  -  $2,000,000  ?r.955>225  $1,200,000  Comj.lete  equipment,   unequalled  the  West.      '  in  For Time-tables,  rates and   full information  -���all on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W.-Dev,  Agent,  Phoenix, B.C.  J. S. Carter, D.  Nelson, B.C  EJ.Covle,.  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C  P. A.,  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Wm. Fauwkll, President.  Hon. M.  H. Cochrane, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell. G. Stevens, J. N.-  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. II.   Kathau, H. B  Brown, K. C.  HEAD OFFICE, SHKRBROOKE, P. Q.  Jas. Mackinnou,   Gen'l Mgr.  S. Edgell.   Local Mgr.  S. F. Mokbv, Inspector o'f Branches.    .  BRANCHES.  In Province orQuebec���  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S, Stevens, Manager.    ���  Cowansville, H. F. Williams, Mgr.  Coaticook. E. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Hall, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.  . Bedforc. W. H. Hargruve, Mgr.  Huui ngdon. A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magcg. W. D. Fraser, Mgr.  St. Hyncinllie, J. Lafraiuboise, Mgr.  OrriiMown, E W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, K. P. Olivier, JIgr.  Iu Province of British Columbia-  Grand Forks,  Win. Spier, Mgr  Phoenix, N. H. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Ageuts    iu    Canada,   Bank  of  Montreal   and  Branches.  "     Loudon, Eug., National Bank of Scotlaud.  "     Boston, National Exchange Bank'  "     New York, National Park Bank.  Collection,     made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued (or any required amounts, good at  all points iu Canada,   U. S. and Europe.    Ex-  cliauge bought and sold.  Savings   Branch    Department    at    Each  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  depositor.'  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 11  According to the report of an address- on "Our School System," delivered by Mr. John Mayj M. A., of tin  to a very substantial! County Carlton (Ont.) Teachers As-  ' sociation, it is his opinion that the  professions are overcrowded. While  this .may be true, it is. far more true  that the ranks of unskilled labor art  more so, as well as the trades. The  only department of labor which is com  plaining about the scarcity of workers  is that of the ministry; and the scarcity in that department is largely owing  to the conservatism of the church, as  well as the fact that ministers are tht  poorest paid ofany labor which calls  itself respectable.  Mf  But it is not surprising that this is  the case, when we take into consideration the fact that there are employed  in the factories and: mills of the American continent, no less than four millions of women and the same numbei  ���>f children-,- who are crowding out the  men from the position of bread winners.  WlH'ShlpOre. ���  This week the Helen and Capital  Prize claims were leased by Robert  Wood, Frederic Keffer and Sydney M.  Johnson, says the Greenwood Times;  The Helen is owned by Mr. Wood  and the Capital Prize by Messrs. Keffer and Johnson.' Both properties are  .situated between Greenwood and Anaconda; Under the terms of the leased  the properties will be worked and ore  shipped. The veins are small but ol  evry high giade.  A completely furnished cabin Can be  rented at a reasonable figure by apply-!  ing to A. G. Simpson.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  So long as this condition continues,  so long will the overcrowding of the  professions continue. Until a more  rational system than that of the competitive one is adopted, and the necessity of the mothers and babies to  take the places of the bread winners in  the mills and the factories is removed,  these evils will continue, and the difficulties in the way of able bodied men  taking these women to occupy their  natural place as mistresses of their  hearth stones will remain.  The Old Jackdaw.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  O-lobe (daily) both for One  year..   Phoanix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year ...   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  VAST   /''^'udiiiK Handsome Portrait^  J^Oi.    yof King Edward, 17x22 inches./ - --.  Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year.....   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year..    Subscriptions received to all Magazines anil Periodicals tit publishers lowest rates.  >!75  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  )���  - ^jf  m  ���'������zW  *si 'J ",  '/.*'?L  -,'?fl  . V?  '*!  ��� '* i.  .'m  -1- - mTE,r! V-" ppi���i./U-  t.   "P..     Ill   ���  ' '.   -  ���vV-  T. IPP.P  PP.   ������  fl   PP   BIJM;!* UPW���|P*.^PT * * .*^ fe-    ��.,  ,,-^VPjp. M  .  Wfc      *    I r T I     ���  II ��� II  . ���<  V-i - '-,  'l���T+r 7fc    ���* "H1  Mr   ��������*������  '*;���.'  i > 1     " *  v  W.i     -  *** *-*������ _���?���..��� *~��r-*S'  ,- ML'-.1."  ���.71"  m  I.       I ��� 1 '       ..' . IP'. SB;:/;*  * -tn t   ���  ifi li,. ���  "w   *apJ*7'  fife-   1.1  .if frf niJJ  ^JalfffS.  imi.^��fa'V': ,i  1$<H'    }''V.' f  ���m'r&sT  ���rJ3!.i'.  S^.pV.I     p -p . ,   1 .1 c  Wife;  ft'fefo  Is-  i  kpJrtrjQiJJ  ��  lift:  WIS  ��''���'.),, v'.v  '���; $P  ^i-.H'->&'  > . ��M^*fAi**HriipSjr�� "ii^-nwi'^Jt'  ��ti .   SfflSraL'/'"'  ���THE phoenix pioneer  I  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric j��j��  ** j* j* Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion House  GELLIS& FORREST, Proprietor;,.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Bellevue Hotel  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue,  Phoenix, B.C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IK CONNECTION  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 2Q  Dining Room  First;class in  Every I'aiticular.  ��� ������������.;���������������������������>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<������������������������ ���������({��� ����������������������  I! BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Akoiher Dead Paper���The Mid-lira gang  while  in   Phoenix,   besides  way Advance has discontinued  publi-/putting in sidetrack for unloading lum  cation, but in its place  the  Midway  Dispatch appears fm the first time this  week. C M. Crotise is the editor and  proprietor, and as usual is making a  readable weekly.  ber and machinery at the site where  the new oo-drill air compiessor foi the  Granby Co. will bo installed, consid-  eiably improved the evisting Package  in and around I'hoenix  SEMI-ANNUAL  ELECTIONS  Many new Officials in Phoenix  Organizations.  Helped io Install���A party of  ten Odd Fellows from Phoenix went  to Greenwood Tuesday evening to assist in the installation ceremonies of  the new officers in the Odd Feliows  lodge in that town. They report having been given a royal reception.  Will Build Soon���It is expected  that the Cascade power people will  stait woik shortly on the sub-station  at Phoenix for the distribution of elec-  tiical energy to the mines hereabouts.  The building will be of brick and most I of well  meiited applause.  Was Enjovadle ��� Tuesday evening's entertainment at Mineis'- Union  Hall by Miss Marietta LaDell, assisted  by Miss Teresa Flanagan, was much  appreciated by the fair sized audience  that was present. Miss LaDell, who  is no stranger in the Buundaiy, has an  attractive personality, and thoroughly  understands her profession. Her readings and recitations were gems weli  woith healing. Miss Flanagan, who  is a vocalist of more than the aveiage  of ability, also came  in   f��i her share  The ladies  INSTALLATION BY THE ODD FELLOWS  Knights of Pythias, Board of Trade, While  Cooks and Wafers' L'nlon.aad Typographical Union Also Choose New Officers.  substantially constructed.  Started for Pittsburgh���T. I.  Huckton, secretary of District Association No. 6, W. F. of M., and who has  been a resident of the camp for two  years, has been offered a position with  a large electiical firm in Pittsburgh,  Pa., and started yesterday for that  city, via Toronto.  "What is Socialism?"���The subject for tomorrow's' meeting of- the  Phoenix Socialist Club will be, "What  is Socialism?" One week the club  meets on Sunday afternoon, and the  following week it meets on Thursday  evening. Much interest is being had  in the work of the club.  also gave  Forks and  Boundary,  entertainments  in  Grand  Greenwood   while in   the  City and District Notes  Held an At Home���I ast Tuesday  evening the members of Knights of  Pythias Lodge No. -28, of Phoenix,  gave an "At Home" to their many  friends at Hardy-McKenzie Hall. The  chief amusement was dancing, in  which some thirty couples took part.  The event was voted a success.  Struck it Rich���W. E. Ross re-  " turned Tuesday from Bonner's Ferry,  Idaho, near which  place with   M. W.  Crane he is interested in a  promising  gold prospect, which  is  being  developed.    They now have  $300 rock in  sight, and plenty of it.    As a   conse-  , quence, visions of Italian skies, flowery  beds of ease, etc., are now flitting before their, eyes-in  kaleidoscopic  procession.1   The indications are that they  have a really valuable property.  Returned ��� and Alone ��� Alderman James Marshall got.back Saturday from a visit to his sister, at Lady-  smith, on   the coast.    Much   to  the  surprise of his friends, he returned  as  he went���alone.    While in Ladysmilh  he met an old Phoenician, James W.  Greer, who ovei two years ago was unfortunate enough to be  the  publisher  o( a little weekly called  the  Phoenix  News.    Gieet is now sticking type on  the l.adysmith Lc.tder.  �� Died on Sunday���Edgar W.' Savage,  who was injured June 8th in an explosion at the Mother Lode mine, died  Sunddy night at the Greenwood hospital. After the operation of the previous Tuesday he rallied for a time, but  grew weaker Sunday, and expired.  Deceased was 24 years old, and came  from Chesley, Ont. Richard Babb  was killed in the same explosion, and  Herbert Redpath, who was hurt,, has  recovered.    '���' ���  Ballasting the Loop���Tuesday  the boarding train of the C. P. R. extra gang was moved to Hartford Junction, where the ballasting of the track  on the,loop, the grade for which was  done kte last fall, is being proceeded  with. When completed, the switch^  back at that point will be done-away  with, and trains between Phonix and  Ehott will make better time.   Theex-  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  ' Born, to the wife of John  Edwards,  Sunday, July 6, a son.  M. Kane has taken over the manage  ment of his Cottage Hotel.  The Great N01 thei n has completed  its telegraph line to Republic.  J. E. Mills leaves on Monday for  Fernie; to close up some business matters.  Miss Flewelling, who has been teaching at Yale, arrived in Phoenix by  Tuesday's train.  George W. Wooster, treasurer of the  Granby Co., spent several days in  Phoenix this week.  W. S. Macy and John McRae returned this week from a visit to the  Spokane celebration.  P. J. Dermody and family went to  St. Leon Springs Thtnsday where they  will enjoy a vacation.  Wednesday's train brought in William Yolen Williams and O. B. Smith,  jr., fiom their Alaska trip.  Mrs. Jamison, of Spokane, arrived  Tuesday to spend the summer with  her sister. Mrs. M. XV. Ciane.  Rev. Courtney, who was unabled to  be here last week, will occupy the  Presbyterian Pulpit tomorrow.  Half interest in a good livery business for sale, on account of poor health.  Apply to J. K. Fiaser at the Fashion  Stable.  It is now given out in London that  King Edward is progressing so favorably that he will be ciowned some time  in August.  Try the delicious ice cieam at Mrs.  Hackett's ice cieam parlors on Dominion avenue. Open every afternoon  and evening.  Neil W. Flennet, of Rossland, spent  Sunday in the city in the interest ol  the New York Life Insurance Co,, and  did some business.  Next Tuesday, July 15th, is the  date for renewal of city licenses���liquor  and otherwise. City Clerk Mathesou  will be a busy man.  Photographs. Cabin.ts,$3 and $4.  Stamp photos, new views of Phoenix.  All work finished here. Hall's Photo  Pent, opposite Bank.  . Rev. Geo. Broadley took Wednesday's train for Spokane, en loute to  California, where he has a brother  living ueai Saciaraento.  The C. P. R. extia gang have been  putting in new rails on the Phoenix  branch, where steel has become worn  by the heavy ore traffic  E. W. Monk returned Tuesday from  a trip up the North Foik of Kettle  river sortie 60 miles, where he looked  after some mining interests.  No services will be held in St. John's  Anglican church tomorrow morning,  on account of Rev. E. P. F'lewelling'  having to hold seivice in  Greenwood.  Wadds Bros., photographeis, of Nelson and Vancouver, arrived in the city  yesterday, and will be here till Monday  for the accommodation of their patrons.  F. J. Mitchell, the Greenwood  sprinter, has challenged Gus Raabe,  of Rossland, for a series of races for  $500 a side. Raabe has accepted on  condition that the event be pulled off  in Rossland���the one place Mitchell  baned in his challenge.  Wi.hii, the last few days theie have  been quite a number of elections of  officers in the lodges and organizations  in Phoenix, anb* at least three installations of the new officials.  Last Monday night Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46,1. O. O. F., of Phoenix, had  its legular installation of officers, District Deputy H. B. Munroe, of Gieen-  wood, being the installing official, and  about 1 $ members of the order from  Gieenwood being present to take part.  The new officers are as follows :  N. G., Chas. A. MeCJumg; V.G., Mar-  ens Sfartin; Rpc. aiul Per. Sec, T. ,T.  Hardy; Trea��., Duncan Murray; Warden, Walter Morrison; Conductor. G, R,  Mead; I. G., Ed Rowe; O G., J. Rutherford; R. S. N. G��� W. S. Cook; L. S.  iV. G., Win. Lordner; R. S. V. G., Wm.  McDougall; L. S. V. G., Clias. MuCague;  Ptevens; L. S. S., W. Reed;  Max R. Hopkins, of Rossland, representing the International Corres|>ond-  ence Schools of Scianton, Penn., was  calling on his many pupils in Phoenix  Thursday.    ;, ''  Up to the date of going to press,  there is no rejwrt that 'Tracy, the  escaped Oregon murderer of half a  dozen men, has made his ap|>earance  in the Boundary.  P. C. McArthur left'Thursday morning to speiidtd'month or two in the  Similkameen. While away he will  visit the properties of the Ollalla Copier Co. at Ollalla.  Paul Johnson, of the Gieenwood  smelter, has been prospecting this  week in the neighborhood of Fernie  for coke. Up to date he has not struck  much of a lead of that valuable article.  Last 'Tuesday John Wilson finished  the job of bricking in the  new   Snow-  shoe 80 horse-power boilers and laying  the masonry foundations for the  compressor. About 30,000 brick were used  Rev.     Jasper    Hard,     the    new  pastor  of Emmanuel  Congregational  chuich, arrived Tuesday fiom England,  accompanied -by Rev. I). H. Ried, of  Nelson.    Mr.   Hard   will   preach   tomorrow in Phoenix for the first time.  Rev. XV. A.-Robins,  M.   A.,  icctoi  of St. Jude's Anglican chuich, Gieeii'  wood, left for'a  two  months  trip  to  England Monday, to visit his patents.  While he is away,  Rev.   E.  P.   Flewelling will look after his parish  work.  One result of the Fernie coal miners  strike is that eight freight crews on the  C. P. R. between Nelson   and   Eholt,  have been temporal ily laid off.     One  crew began hauling ore  again   to  the  Gianby smelter from   Phoenix yestei-  day.  On Porter Broi. Coalract.  F. C. Bakei, supeiintendent for  Potter Bros., who have a contract from  the Granby 'Co., has been busy  this week getting the paiaphernalia in  shape for stripping a large section of  the suilace of,the Old .Ironsides and  Knob Hill, claims. The " 600 foot  steel cable has been stretched between the 'two towers, and the upright  engine is working.  At first a spate about 200 feet wide  will be snipped right up the hill lor  a distance of some 2,000 feet, the  debiis being dumped below the railway track, exposing the oie. After  that the other side of the hill will be  treated in the same manner.  THE PEOPLES  CASH STORE  DOMINION AVKM'l." 1'HOKMX, B.C.  Groceries  Produce  A Clean. Fresh and Select  Stock of Eatables at Lowe, t  Cost. Read your profits in  the Prices.  llardy-McKentic Mock. 'l'lione6i.  Coke  or no coke, we are still selling  the best DRUGS ever brought  into the Boundary country���and  out lines are complete. Speaking of coke, have you tried Coke's  Hair Tonic?    It's all right.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  BAKERY  BUSINESS   FOR   J'%^^^*^%p>VV*p^kV^yfv%^i  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling House, each f 16  per month.  Three roomed house, $15.  Houses in 'N._ Y. Townsite  and  Lower town to rent.  Lodifinp Hfiilff  FOR SALE  Double dwelling house. ,  Also soin fine rent earning property.  We have eomo good bargains in  lota in all parts of town. -  FIRE, LIFE and  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  <��*^ Phoenix, B. C.  ��� *<k-\.>z_ri7_rii stzj&sit j-ft ���ri2urf/_rfz..ri7 ���  i  r  Church Services  |  Tomorrow.       j  R. S. S., S. Ptevens; L. S. S,  Chaplain, Dr. G. 8. Gordon  Knights of Pythias.  'The new officers of Phoenix Lodge  No. 28,   Knights of Pythias,  are  as  follows :  C. C, J. E. W. Thompson; V. C, D.  J. Matheson; K. R. S., James A. Clark;  M. of F., John A.Morrin; M. of E., C.  A. McClnng.  . Cooks and Waiters' Uaioo.  Wednesday the White Cooks and  Waiteis' Uuion held the'regular semiannual installation of officers, the list  of which is as follows :  PastPres.. D.Dean; Pres , R. Lorah  Vice Pies, Lizzie Cuthbeitson;- Fin.  Sec , Maud Newport; Eec. Sec., Lizzie  Louche; Treas., Annie Pierce; SerKeant  at Anns, A.M. Patersonj Onductor,  L. Gagner; Guardian, E. H. ShirJing;  Auditing Committee. S. F. Palmer, A*  Kubloth, D. Dean.  ,   . Boar^of Trade Officers.  Last Monday evening a meeting  of  the Phoenix Board of trade was held  at the Pioneer Office/and the following  officers were elected  for  the  year: -   .  President, G. XV. ]{uinberKer; vice  president, Thomas J. Hardy; secretary-  treasurer, E, XV. Monk; executive committee', C. D. Huntei, J. B. Bayle, J. A.  Morrin, James Punch, J. A.Clark'. John  McRae, R. B.Kerr and A. V. McKenzie,  Typographical Union Officers.  'The regular semi-annual election of  officers of Greenwood 'Typographical  Union, No. 358, was held in the News  office, at Grand Forks, Sunday after  noon. 'The following officers were  elected and installed for the ensuing  term:  Resident, G. A. Evans, of Columbia;  vice-president, A. D. Hill, of Phoenix:  secietaty-treasuier, J. L. Meikle, of  Grand Forks; sergeant at arm?, E. Li  Hall, ofGiand Forks. Executive committee, A. D. Hill, of Ph< enix, chairman;  E. D. Hall nnd Lee.TuM, of Grand Forks.  Gieenwood   Typographical   Uuion  comprises all the union printers in the  Boundary, and is in a flourishing con  dition.  ensuing  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E.   P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews', Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrqw'at' 11 a. m. and  7:3�� !>��� m- Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at 1 r a', m. and 8:00 p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist���Service tomorrow evening at 8:00 o'clock at Hardy-McKenzie  hail. Bible class,' 10:30 a. m. Rev.  'Thos. Green, B..A., pastor. Sunday  school at 3 p. m.  SPECUL NOTICE.  For Rent���3 Roomed house $10.  House in N. Y. Townsite and   lower town.  Lodging house.  Rooms in all parts of town.  For Sale���Dpuble dwelling house.  Two   detached   houses   on N.   Y.  townsite.  We have good batgainsj'n lots in all  parts of town.    -'-..'  Money to loan on improved realty.  McArthur &.,MoNKr<    ���  ,   '   - "      Agents.  Photographs.  Don't pay high prices for portraits  when you can get" cabinets for $3 and  $4, and just as good ��� New views of  Phoenix and the mines for sale in a  few days. All wprk finished heie ���  nothing sent out of town. Hall's  Photo 'Tent, opposite the Bank.  w&co.  Painters ������� Decorators  Indoor   and   Outdoor  Work  Promptly Done with pure lead  and oil.    Paper Hanging and  ' Kalciminmg.  Leave  Your Orders at BcUtvuc  Hotel.   ...PHOENIX, B. C.  /iv  #  ACCIDENTS  MeARTIDK * MONK, \  AGENTS I  INSURANCE  P. O. Box, 3J.  V. 8t N. 'Phone. 5J  ���%%%%%%!%%%%��%��  no doubt want to know  where to buy them.  I  I        -  . KODAKING DAYS  1$' ij\ Are you Thinking about buy-  1  juL ing a Kodak?    If so you will  mj.   no doubt want to know just  Well to make a long story  short, we keep them  W in all sizes and cost. From  flj one costing $i to those for  /|\ the advanced student, costing  ^ from $8, $10 and upwards.  "Amber" Plug Smoking 'Tobacco is  winning on its merits. Have you nied  it?   Save the tags; they ire valuable.  We ktep the well-known Eaitmau  Kodnlp.8 nncl carry a complete line of  PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES. Call  and see for yourself.  McRae Dros. S.Soith  "KNOB HILL AVK., PHORNIX, B. C.  Have You Used  MeKerizie's  Compound  Extract of  Sarsaparilla  and Burdock  With Iodide  .j  of Potassium  A.P. McKENZIE  DRUGGIST  Hardy-McKenzie Block,     Phoenix, B. C  ��������������������H>������M ��*�����>���<>*������*�����>��>.  ���������������� �����������������������>��>�������������������� ��#����,��}��>  t<*<ii��p>l>Mlll��m������*H��*����t>f��4*��pt  {GRANBY EXCHANGE 1 ����*  \ B uys ANYTHING, Sells EVERYTHING  SHOP  On the Bridge Opjx)  slle McMillan Block  *���*������**���*���������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������j  ������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������i  ��������  One Good Investment  Worth a Life Time of work.  Application for Transfer of Hotel License.  Notice is hereby given that ��c tliall apply to  Ihe Bonrd of License Commissioner!) of the City  "if!?"?"ix- flt ils "*xt Meeting, for the transfer  of the hotel license held by lis for the Kuol�� Hill  hotel, situated on lota 19 and iu, block 11, Old  Ironsides subdivision, city ofPhocmx, to Edirnrd  Mmison. .      W. J. Morrison.  n...ii .    Jamc Andersoii,  Dated June 15, 1902. ' Licensees  Therfe'are just  Two Kinds of  0  IS  . Au Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of the citv at most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill vour wants  Acte G. W. RUMBERGER,  Houses for Rent Dominion Avenue, Photaix, B. C.  Noted Eoglisb Visitor.  -   Geo. S. Waterlow, largely interested  in the Snowshoe mine in this camp,  sails fmm London, England, for New-  York today, July 12th, and'will first,  visit his son at the British embassy at  Washington.     He expects to Be in  Phoe'riix the latter part of August to  note the advancement and  improve-]  ments made at   the Snowshoe mine  since his last visit to this camp,  some  two years ago.     Mr.   Waterlow  is at  the head of one of the largest printing  and stationery firms in England, employing nearly 10,000  people in its  many depattments." ',  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to h the Best  ��� .*&  When you want something  Most Striking Specials in Splendid  To be  in ^lyie and  Comfort Make your purchases  Boots and Shoe?, Shirts, Ties, Hats  IN OFFICE STATIONERY '  We have the art and the artists to'give  you exactly what you wish.  Pur mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,1  PHOENIX, B. 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