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 V^jt/k-*~i.  '���QsCsd^'  cA^try-  <y  .mr  j��**�� ���������*���****���**���**���*  : More men. are working ,.|  : in the mines of  !      PHOENIX  : 'J'han in all other Bbun-  1 dary camps combined.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District. .  UA  : The Pavroll of |  j    phoenix i  :    I? larger than that of :  ;    any   other   .Boundary ��  ���    Camp, i  Vol. I.-  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBlAy SATURDAY, JULY 14,  1900,  No. 35.  s>  ��4��p*���� *>���**< �����������>���'>*�������*����**��*���������*���  ����������*�����������������������������������������*�������**���������������*���*"��*�����*���,*���������  THE BIG STORE  SHIPPING HAS BEGUN  ^������i��i������  *^����p>����'��*������������*����������*"*��������**������*��*����Mp��������������4����p>t������t����������MMp*��������MtpH��M  FOR BED ROCK PRICES.   *.   First-class goods bought by  the carload, in the best markets of the world;  NOT from Local Wholesaler and Dealers.  Special Reductions this Week in the  First Train Load Went  Wednesday.  Out  FIYE CARS OF OLD IRONSIDES ORE  On Account of Lack of Rolling Stock Five-cars  or ISO Tons, will be Daily Output for the  Present���Another Safety Cage for Old  Ironsides.  SNOWSHOE OFFICIALS HERE.  Tom-  Is  I    a   ���    ���  25 per cent cut on ikdies Sylish Shirt Waists.  .10 per cent cut in Summer Muslins, etc..  A Carload  of this season's  Butter and Fresh  Eggs.  Also a Carload of New Potatoes and Dry  Onions direct from California.  ���<*  Large stock of Miners', Builders'* Painters' Supplies*  '*-  T*        _jl   T">.��1 ��������������������������       Telephone Connections with all  porta of City  JrTOmpt  i-ieilVery.      and Country.  m wiMwm. co., w.  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, B.C.  aj��"'  M-  WANT  YOUR  TRADE.  First.���Because we are after all the trade we  can get honestly.  Second.���Because we feel sure we can satisfy you in QUALITY and PRICE.  Third.���Because by your once dealing with  us, if we use you right, you will always  be our customer, and we are here to  stay.  For the above reasons we solicit a trial.  Can we have the honor ?  See our window for Stetson Hats at $5.50.  After a series of the most vexatious  delays, continually arising on the part  of the C. P. 11. construction department, the first train load of ore from  the big mines in the heart of Phoenix,  the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill, was  sent out to the Granby smelter last  Wednesday. They were quickly loaded from the immense ore bunkers���  and the loading did not appear to reduce the quantity on hand apprecia-  bly.  The train hauled out Wednesday  left Phoenix at one o'clock and but  five cars were taken, it being the plan  to handle but five cars daily at present.  Capt. Troup of the C.P.R. was present  when the ten cars were' filled with ore.  The management of the Miner-Graves  syndicate are in hopes that a greater  tonnage can be handled by the smelter  soon, as 150 tons per day is altogether  too slow a rate of shipping to be 'satisfactory. In addition to the upwards  of 8,006 tons in the ore bins of the  three mines, there are at least 12,000  or 15,000 tons broken down in the  workings of the properties, which is in  the way of the workmen.  However, the pressure is being relieved to a slight extent, and this week  a few men were added to the force at  work in the mines. This is expected  to increase gradually until the number  is double what it has ever been since  work was started on the properties.  Received With a Brass Band.  ���  The beginning of the receipt of ore  trains at the Granby smelter is an  event of hardly less importance to the  people of Grand Forks, so that it is  not surprising that the first ore train  from Phoenix should have been met  there with a brass band and all .the  jolli fixation trimmings, that .could be  thought of.  The train, which left'Phoenix at 1  p.: 111., arrived at the smelter at 5  o'clock without delay or trouble of any  kind.  Up to last night just 20 cars of ore  had' been- sent down to the Granby  smelter, of an average of 30 tons each,  or 600 tons in all., This was all from  the Old Ironsides ore bunkers, with  the exception of one car, which came  from the. Knob Hill. Loading cannot yet be done advantageously at the  Knob Hill, as the trackage is not in  proper shape.  New Cage and Large Dynamos.  While the force has been somewhat  reduced at the Old Ironsides, Foreman Dermody has taken advantage of  it to get ready to put the safety cage  in shafthouse No. 2. This work it is  expected will be completed next week,  making the second cage to be installed  on this property. A third is to be put  in yet, in the winze in,the Knob Hill.  This week workmen have been busy  setting the poles and getting the fixtures in place for the 2.00-light electric  plant soon to be installed, to take the  place of the 100-light plant now in  use. The new machine will be furnished by the Royal Electric Co., of  Montreal, and is e*pected any day.  A. J. McMillan, J. W. Astfey and W.  Ilnson at tbe Mine.  Last Wednesday J;' W. Astley, of  Rossland, consulting: engineer of the  Snowshoe, arrived at The property.  The next day Anthony. J. McMillan  and W. Tomlirison also arrived, Mr.  McMillan is managing'fdirector of the  Rossland and Slocan (B. C.) Syndicate,  Ltd., owner of the property; and Mr.  Tomlinson, who had never been here  before, is Mr. McMillan's private secretary and assistant secretary of the  company. ;' ,       .  To a Piorieer nan yesterday Mr.  McMillan said he expected G. S.  Waterlow, of London, England, one of  the largest_s,tpck>holders, would arrive  in Phoenix iti; about "three weeks, and  spend some time here.- 'Mr. Waterlow  is a printer and publisher employing  6,000 people���a few more .than are in  the service of the Pioneer..  The shipment of new: machinery foi  the Snowshoe, which conies lrom  Sherbrooke, Quebec, has been somewhat delayed on account of press.of  business, but it is expected in a couple  of weeks. The, ground has been cleared for the new boiler house. This  week a carload of machinery was received from Rossland. .It was formerly  used on the Deer Park-mine, arid consists of pre cars,'car wheels, rails, and  a big lot of   machine .drills, etc.  Carpenters are busy fitting up a new  building close to the Snowshoe office,  which will be used for a residence, for  the officers of the company whenever  they may visit the mine,.:  A full force is being; employed by  Foreman Trevorrow'"'irr ,the development of the Snowshoe, and it is gradually being increased.;".Plans for the  new bunkhouse have riolj yet been completed.       : '.-���:;���:  CHOSE NEW OFFICERS  Board of Trade Held Annual  Election.  AND WILL  PETITION  GOVERNMENT  to the needs of Phoenix for the coming year in the way of public works.  The secretary has sent him copies ot  the petitions, and given him the desired information.  BONDED HARD CASH  Last Year Phoenix paid $14,000 in Revenues  ; io Government, and Received only $1,500  .From all'Sources.  SHIPPED �� CARS SO FAR.  Ten  Golden Crown Now Sends Out Eight To  Cars Weekly.  Shipments of ore .from the Golden  Crown mine to the Trail smelter are  steadily growing in -volume, with the  probability that they will continue to  increase���a condition of affairs not a  little pleasing to the, management as  well as to the shareholders.  The average shipments from this  property now run about eight or ten  cars each week. Today four cars will  be sent out, which will give a total to  date of 43 cars of good ore-^-making  something over 1,000 tons-shipped to  the reduction-works since the first car  was loaded, a short time ago.; During  the month of July Superintendent  Porter expects to send out at least 40  cars. The completion ol"the additional  side track at the bunkers materially assists in handling the loaded cars, as well  as the empties.  The trail smelter finds that Boundary ores are just the thing for fluxing  and are anxious to secure all of our  products that can be had. *  Dominion Avenue,       -      -      -       PHOENIX, B* C.  g^" Both Telephones. ,^5��33  Another Telegraph Office.  Phoenix is now pretty well supplied  with wire communication with the outside world, it has two telephones and  two telegraph lines. The second telegraph line���the C. P. R.���has been  in working order but a few days, with  Oscar Dey the station agent, as brass  pounder. At present the new line is  used largely for railway business, being  somewhat out of the way for commercial work just yet.  Production of Copper.  There has been a wonderful increase  in the production of copper in the past  100 years, but as great as it is, the  consumption is far greater. According  to the report prepared by the bureau  of statistics of the treasury department  of the United States, the world's production at the beginning of the century,  amounted to about 9,000. tons per  annum. Last year it reached 463,000  tons. It has doubled since 1885, when  it amounted to 225,000 . tons, and  trebled since 1880, when the output  was 154,000 tons. During the last  decade the production has shown every  year increase of 5 to 10 percent over  the previous year. At the same time  the visible supply has decreased, which  goes to show that the consumption has  made ever more rapid progress than  the production. During the present  decade North America has produced  more than half of all the copper of the  world, or 1,963,000 tons out of a total  of 3,643,000.  The rumor fakir was on deck again  this week, with his stories of a. proposed close down on the Snowshoe.  As usual he was wrong���as much so  as could be���but the fool killer has  mercifully passed him by for once.  Are now lower than they ever will be again.  The miners of the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides  are now buying. This is the best proof of  merit.  Buy now if 3rou want to double your  money before the end of the 3rear.  I offer 10,000 shares at  Old Ironsides Townsite Office, Phoenix, B. C.  Columbia Telephone, No. ill.  A largely attended meeting of the  Phoenix Board of Trade was held  Monday evening at the Imperial hotel.  It was the annual meeting, ; with an  election of officers, and the important  subject of how the government should  be jjetitioned to aid Phoenix when the  estimates were brought down at Victoria, was also to be decided on.  The petitions prepared by the council at its Saturday evening's session,  were read by the secret?xy; and after  some slight alterations were approved.  The petitions were as follows.  To His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council and the members of the legislative assembly in parliament assembled:.  . The petition of the assessed owners of land and  British subjects resident iu Phoenix humbly  slioweth:  Whereas, at the last session of the legislature a  petition was presented asking for the incorporation of certain lauds as the city of Phoenix; and,  "Whereas, a bill for the said purpose was introduced and received its first reading; and,  Whereas, the incorporation of said city is even  more necessary now than it was at that time;  Therefore, the undersigned hereby petition  Your Honor aud the members of the legislative  assembly to pass an'act incorporating the said  area iuto the city of Phoenix ou the lines of the  former bill.  Aud your petitioners, as in duty bound, will  ever pray, etc.  ..The second petition, for certain  much needed public improvements in  and around Phoenix, was as follows:  Unto His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council, and the legislative assembly in parliament assembled:  The petition of the Phoenix Board ofTradeand  the citizens'of Phoenix humbly showeth:  Whereas, Phoenix is immediately adjacent1 to  the largest ore bodies, and what will shortly be  the. most productive gold and copper mines iu  British Columbia; hasa payroll of some 500 men,  which will shortly be doubled; aud has contributed iu various forms about f 14,000 to' the provincial revenue.for the year ending June 30th, 1900,  which sum will be much Increased during the'  current year; and has had ouly |i ,500 expended  by.the government for itsbenefit; and,' -"-.-  Whereas,.the Phoenix schoolhouse is a small  log cabin built by the citizens about a year ago  for 14 scholars; and the present roll call is 50 aud  increasing at the rate of 10 per month, and a suitable site for 0 school can be obtained by the citizens; and,  Whereas, Phoenix is the natural distributing  point to Wellington camp. Skylark, Providence,  Oro Denoro, aud Summit camps, with payrolls  aggregating300 or 400 men; and Phoenix is connected with Summit camp by trail only; and it is  desirable in the interests of the Boundary country that a wagon road take the place of the trail,  passing through many promising claims, aud  connecting with the wagon road from Kholt to  Summit camp, the distance being 5 miles and  the estimated cost $600 a mile; and,  Whereas, all the supplies for Wellington camp,  with its constantly shipping mines, are carried  over the malu road from Phoenix to Wellington  camp a distauce of three miles, and this roadis impassible for heavy loads andean be put in passible condition by a moderate expenditure; and,  Whereas, there is no public hospital in the  entire Boundary country, and the large number  of miners employed and the hazardous nature of  their calling make it imperative that the best  surgical and medical equipment should be at the  nearest possible point to where accideuts may  occur; aud the Phoeuix General Hospital is  already incorporated aud registered at Victoria,  under the "Benevolent Societies Act, iS9i,"nnd3  suitable sites with a cash sum of $500 have been'  offered by private parties; and the government  allows $500 and 50 cents per day per patient to all  such institutions; and,  Whereas, the population of any mining town,  always of au itinerant character, cannot be expected to contribute large amounts to the erection  of a hospital; aud,  Whereas, Phoeuix has no fire protection, and is  built of wooden buildings, for the most part  adjoining each other iu groups, and is exposed to  bush fires;  Therefore, the undersigned, the Phoeuix Board  ofTradeand the citizens of Phoenix, hereby  petition Your Honor and the members of the  Legislative Assembly, now in session, that there  be placed iu the estimates:���  ��� 1. A grant for a public school to accommodate  150 pupils.  2. $3,000 for wagon road from Phoeuix to Summit camp.  3. $500 for repairs to the. main road from  Phoenix to Wellington camp.  4. $500 per annum and 50 cents |>er day per  patient for Phoenix Geueral Hospital.  5. $2,000 towards construction of th* Phoenix  Geueral Hospital.  6. $500 for fire protection.  And your petitioners, as in duty bound,  will  ever pray, etc.  Election of Officers.  The election of officers for the board  of trade for the ensuing year, resulted  as follows: President, G. \V. Rumberger; vice-president, D. Mclnnes:  secretary-treasurer, W.B.Willcox. For  the eight members of the council there  were 17 nominations, the following  gentlemen being the choice of the-  meeting: Messrs. Speir, Crawford,  Kerr, Gordon, Punch, Clark, Morrin,  Williams. Seveial new names were  handed in to the secretary for membership.  AVednesday evening the council of  the board of trade held a meeting at  the office of L. C. Crawford, to approve of the petitions as finally completed, and arrange for their being  taken to Victoria by a delegate from  the board, who will look after the  varions matters contained therein as  far as possible.  A letter was read from Smith Curtis,  our member in the legislative assembly  requesting details and figures in regard  Cold Shoulder For B. (,.  A dispatch from Ottawa say? that  British Columbia gets the cold shoulder  on railwa/ subsidies, for, although  $3>59��!0���� is to be voted, British Columbia gets a beggarly $96,000, which  goes to the Kaslo & Lardo-Duncan Co.  for a line from Duncan lake towards  Lardo or Arrow lake or from Lardo  to Arrow. lake, 30 miles.  John Rogers Takes Wellington  Camp Claim.  HAS   WORKING  BOND  FOS   $21,111  Make It Assessable.  ' The resolutions in favor of making  the Rathmlillen an assessable company, which were carried at the general meeting held on the 25th of June  last, were confirmed at the second  general meeting held Monday at the  office of the company, Rossland. The  properties of the company are located  in Summit camp, not far from the B.  C. mine. The chief claim is the Maple Leaf, on which most ol the work  has been done.  Another  Telephone   Exchange.  The Vernon & Nelson Telephone  Co. has had a force of men at work  for some days/making preparations to  install a local exchange in Phoenix.  The central office will be in tbe store  of McRae Bros, and Smith on Dominion avenue, where the toll office has  been located. A switchboard with a  capacity for 50 phones is now on the  way here, and will probably be setup  next week. When finished this will  give Phoenix two complete but independent telephone exchanges, with  long |ine,connections���just as Rossland, Grand Forks and Greenwood  now have.  Adjoins Golden Crown, Winnipeg and J. and R.  and is a Promising Property���Some Little Work Already Done.  Tennis around* In Shape.  All this week it force of men have  been busy getting the grounds of the  Phoenix tennis club in order for use.  It entailed considerable expense and  effort, but it is now finally accomplished in good shape. The court is so  arranged on the Brooklyn claim that  any number of visitors can get a good  view of the players. The supplies,  rackets,balls and net, that were w ired lor  to Toronto, have arrived. It is whispered about that the Phoenix club has some  crack players in its membership, and  some excellent games will probably be  the result.    '  Sunday School Picnic.  Next Thursday afternoon, July 19th,  the Phoenix Presbyterian Sunday  school will hold its first annual picnic.  It will be held in the grove on the  New York claim, near the residence of  Mrs. Lee. Superintendent McKenzie  cordially invites all children to be  present. Parents also are requested to  be present and to provide baskets for  lunch. The ladies of the church will  assist in seeing that all of the little folks  enjoy themselves.  Grading Old Ironsides Avenue.  W. XV. and F. F. Fischer, the firm  awarded the contract for grading Old  Ironsides avenue and First street, began active work last Thursday with a  number of teams, scrapers and men.  While nothing definite is given out, it  is understood their /bid was about $2,-  000, including a new bridge over the  creek on First street and two culverts  on Old Ironsides avenue. The grade  in front of the store of the Wynkoop-  Stephens Trading Co. will be lowered  about four feet, and raised about eight  feet at the bridge; thereby equalizing  the steep hill on First street.  Since the inauguration of the steady  shipping era in Wellington camp, the  properties of that camp have increased  in favor, the owners realizing that they  have something well worth developing.  A few days ago a deal was consummated by which C. J. McArthur, Geo.  R. Naden and Mrs. Fred Shonquist  bonded the Hard Cash claim in Wellington camp to John Rogers. The  amount ot" the bond is $20,000,  and by its terms no cash is to be paid  until a certain amount of development  is done. The Hard Cash is a fractional claim, said to contain about 28  acres, and immediately adjoins the  Winnipeg, Golden Crown and J. and  R.  Both the Winnipeg and Golden  Crown have been shipping steadily  since the track was completed, and  recent work on the J. and R. has uncovered some splendid ore. This discovery is close to the line of the Hard  Cash, and it is understood the tuo  claims will be worked together.  The J. and R. takes its name from  the ow ners, Messrs. Jones and Rogers,  who had a number of mineral claims  in that locality. They were interested  in the Hartford group, which was  bought by a syndicate of Eastern  Townships capitalists represented by  II. N. Galer, of Grand Forks, the  treasurer of the Granby Consolidated  Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.  Wellington camp is rapidly coming  to the Iront for its shipping mines, and  also for the excellent showings made  on other projierties that are working,  such as the Athelstan  and  Hartford.  the Old  did the  on  I)o-  Pboeaix in Football.  Tom Corbett, captain of  Ironside* football team, that  Greenwood eleven up brown  minion day, writes from Kaslo, where  he is at present that he has witnessed  the work of the Kaslo and Sandon  teams,' and thinks the Phoenix boys  can put up a much superior game. It  is probable that a return game will be  arranged with the Greenwood team  before long.  Will see it Through.  S. H. C. Miner, of Granby, Quebec,  with his party, including his wile and  daughter, have been in Grand Forks  for a week. Mr. Miner is president  of all the Miner-Graves syndicate associated companies, and is a gentleman of wide experience with industrial  enterprises.  It is said that, on his arrival at  Grand Forks, he was much displeased  with the slowness of progress on the  smelter dam, and at once decided to  stay right there till it was completed  far enough to turn water into the  long flume. In fact, he has suggested  a plan of doing this before the dam is  finished���a plan that does not seem  to have occurred to the contractors or  engineers in charge.  Big Order for Machinery.  The Jenckes Machine Co. has just  sold to the British Columbia Copper  Co., which is operating the Mother  Lode, in Deadwood camp, machinery  to the value of $12,000. It consists  of a 24x42 200 horse power hoist, two  So-horse power boilers, cages, etc.  In Front Central Camp.  Bob Scott and Bob Veatch returned  from their claims*in Central camp  night before last, well pleased with'the  result of their work there. They with  others, arc interested in the Summit,  Sunrise and five other claims, located  about a mile south of the Dewdney  trail, seven miles from town. The  work has been done on the Sunset  where they have sunk a 4x6 foot shaft  for 30 feet. About 25 feet down the  ore body was struck, which they are  now in for five feet. The ore is largely  chalcopyrite, and the indications art-  very favorable. On a new location,  the Taniarac, adjoining the Summit,  free gold has been found. Mr. Veatch  has great confidence in the future of  the camp.  Tunnel on R. Bell.  A tunnel is being driven into the  hill side, at the R. Bell in Summit  camp, to connect with a crosscut from  No. 2 shaft. After it had been extended 100 feet a body of ore was struck.  Thus far the ledge has been demonstrated to be 15 feet wide. The  tunnel will be extended another 50 feet  to connect with the old workings. The  main shaft, which is 150 feet deep,  will be sunk an additional 100 feet before crosscuting is commenced.  Mines of the Boundary.  The railway tunnel on the Snow-  shoe is now in over 250 feet.  Ore shipments from the B. C. mine,  in Summit camp, now aggregate nearly  5,000 tons.  The ore body was struck last Saturday in the Mountain View, in Summit  camp. The property adjoins the B. C.  mine.  D. XV. Moore, the Trail smelter ore  buyer, has been in the Boundary this  week, looking lor contracts for his  concern.  The owners of the Golden Eagle on  the North Fork, received $21.57 Per  ;on net for the car of ore shipped to  Trail recently.  Since finishing the raise in the west  drift of the War Eagle, where a splendid ore body was iound, work has  been pushed on the east drift, and it  is improving in appearance.  Kenneth P. Matheson, brother of  Postmaster Matheson, of Phoenix, was  in town Sunday, on his way from  Christina lake to the Similkameen,  where he will work some properties in  Camp Hedley, on 2o-mile creek, in  which he is interested. This is the  camp where Marcus Daly's famous  group, the Nickle Plate, is being developed.  The Cannonball group, in which  Wm. Yolen Williams, of Phoenix, is  interested, has been equipped with  machinery. The properties are located  on Baker creek, Christina lake, and  arc showing up well tinder develo|>-  ment. Others interested are V. V.  Buck, of Sherbrooke, Quebec, I. W.  Spaulding, foreman of the Calitornia  mine at Rossland, and R. Dalby Mor-  kill, of Rosshtnd.  >wl  i\$  ��j!-p ,  %4  8,   p  r"  ;<" it��  j.,,  " *�����&  ' im  R <���  *m  ��ij  vT-'t.Sf!  l~A  wfflffij  hi  "f*'fJI  ��\  ''/'  S-.S  iV  ^m  Hr'  -.��  m  p-v/'y  ��} '/IP  h���-^S''  --���' *iwiii  ( J  VS5&  *,���  *      ''f*i  'Ait'  HIE  ' Mi  *' Si.  ��� '-'Ml  w  .1 -f-2:  -   3 rf  :��� r;  *j �� 1 j  T .Af'''i  4*  <���'.���>������ iMM  II?  ! "i.  i~ -   ���1    *�����-    1. -��  -��  A THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  PIOXEERPrBLTSIJIXG CO.  AT THOKNIX. 11. C.  The place where themiiics are.  W. B.WtLLCOX. Manager.  '.Golitnibln Telephone.  When Canada's great   highway was  'in'lt   years  ago, it was said that  its  greatest \.-line ��on Id  be  shown when,  Impciul troops  weie needed quickly  in the i u t ,st     And now  it appears  as though the C  in tli's w.\, soon  waitui".  self as perfectly satisfied with the outlook in Phoenix���and he did not  stutter in saying it.  Another business man  in   Phoenix,  who is now in the  Slocan,   wrote  his  SVJISCHTI-TJONS.  rcr Yctir.  s x Mout'i-.  T.^ Korean Countries,  ... 1.15  .. 2.50  Advertising rates f.irnishcd ou application.  I.ejjfll notices 20 and 5 cents per line.  1-our wtiklj insertions con^tituti one. mo;ith s  nd\citisius. *  P  R. will be utilized  partner here, saying that, compared to  It will not be found  the Slocan, business was  excellent  in  Phoenix.    Still another, a miner, who  happened to be out of work,   decided  to go down to Idaho, of which he had  ;tories.    He  wrote  back  that it was no better, there   and   he  would try Montana.    From that state  .   as  Idaho."  Mrs* Wm* Delahay  Fashionable Dressmaking  Safes*  J 900  JULY  Sun    /.Ion   Tues   Wed    Thu ���   Frl      Sal  I he province Ins no public school  building in Phoeim���nothing but a  log cabin built by the..'people, as a  temporary  measure     We need    one ���ullIU [ry  laige enough to accomodate 150 pupils  he  wl0tCj   "Montana all the same  at  least.    Nothing-  smaller   will do.  And at least  two teachers  should be  1900 I,rc"lc'ed   fit the opening oftlie  next  scholastic vear.  Residence, opposite Mandel  & Murphy's livery stable.  Cliurcli Services.  Presbyterian.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 8:00 o'clock,  Ironsides   time,  in  the  schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.  Dominion Ave,  Phoenix, B. C.  >&&$>Q>��$X&  silfir  1  s  22  29  9  ���16  23  30  3  10  24  3i  4  11  iS'  25  5  12  J9  26  ���20  27  H  21  2S  A JUST APPEAL  At the meeting ot the Phoeni\ Board  of 'I'rade, held last Monday evenin<>- a  . �� I   "tfclw,   UUl   lilt.   II  petition waspresented and recommend- town, l]iat  A few days ago at Ottawa petitions  were presented to the senate, asking  that body to reject the Chinese Restriction lmniigiation Act. It is quite  ewdent that theie are yet a goodly  number who do not appreciate what  a curse the Mongolians are to the  entire Pacific slope. If they did, the  petition would have another tone.  Now this all goes to prove one thing  viz., that the general stagnation is not  confined to this section, but is indeed  general in the west. ��� To go futher  away from home, travellers report that  in Spokane, Vancouver and other  prominent places, business is in an  exceedingly dilapidated condition.  I*"OR A SQUAR1-;  MVAI. GO TO....  H. S. CAVI.EV. W.l). COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  NNES, I  int  ..Hotel  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  Phoenix, B. C.  Fine Wines, Liquors,  aud Cigars-  ed to be sent to  the goveminent re  questing ceitain   grants  foi   improvements 111 Phoenix.    The   petition  recites that in the last jear, ending June  30, 1900, the government  has had  a|  levenueof at [east $13,820 from  this  camp, and 111 the same time has expended only $1,500.    It is inteiesting  10 note how this laige revenue from so  \oung a town is made up.    Heie are|  the figures, which if not accurate,  too low rather than too high:  Hotel license-       . $3 570  1 rce miner*' certificates ���                    2 000  Trader..'   licenses *          250  Cordm ood ro\ alt}         , _                   1,550  C.tucntl realty taxes . 1,000  bale-, of lauds              . 3,000  pM'rovjiicial' revenue taxes  Kecunling claims, etc 1,000  Nelson had a great celebration   last  week, but th�� mouthpieces  of several  visiting   teams  agree  ' that  the  Nelsonites had decided that  important prizes were  to'be  kept  in  town by hook or crook���and they were  kept there by crook     This is not  the  first year this sort ot  thing is said   to  have been done, and   it  does not  redound to the credit of the commercial  centre of the Kootena) s.  Once again it is  McKinley against  aielB'jai 'n   tne  American  presidential  contest, McKinley   has   undoubtedly  grown more popular with the rank and  file of the American people  since  the  campaign of 1896, and the silver issue  has to a large extent been lost'sight of.  1,5001 Therefore, when Mr. Bryan insisted on  1,0001 .  Take it all in all, Phoenix is  in  as  good or better shape than any town in  the Boundary or elsewhere.    The biggest mines have commenced  shipping  this week, more men have been added,  and other propeities  are expected to  start up shortly.    Phoenix: will be the  very first   to feel the effects of good  times, for,   be  it   known, Phoenix is   *  wheie the mines are, and consequently 9 DOpfTliniOIl    AV���HUC��  where the payrolls are. *  D. J. MATHESON,  C. W. Thompson & Co.  PROPRIETORS.  ' Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords   INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for taking Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  Of the Camp.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.    Our Prices Are Right.  ���i  Old Ironsides Ave.        PHOENIX, B.C.  Tlie Phoenix Livery Barn and  B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary .'.public.  ���� Feed Stables <<  HEDGES & CO., Proprietors.  j�� Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.    Heavy Dr&ying. jt  Charges Reasonable.  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, B. C.  AS  IX persons, old nnd young, should have  their teeth examined once every six months  tby a competent, dentist.   Decay . will'. be  present, and tartar forming-, which   nothing* but  n  through  exumiuatiau   will   reveal.  Professional  service .rendered   in   time  means  Jiiah-class work, less pain and great economy.  A tooth filled when decay in in sight will not be  sensitive, the operation not long-, and tlie fitting  lusting,- because  the. 'operation   has more  nnd  better structure to-work on.: He is .'enabled to  make the walls of the cavitv thicker nnd stronger,  and witii .slight danger of exposing the nerve,  the dread nnd fear of all u hen having teeth filled.  Phoenix, B. C  PHOENIX, B. C.  E. ASHCROFT,  MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  UAUER& ASHCROIT,  PHOENIX  MARKET.  i> ' ^   BAUER & ASHCROIT,    '  ^^^^^>^^^>^$^^^S^t I   Vancouver, 11. c.      QREENW00D, B  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop*  Baths 50c, 3 for $J.OO  ....u.^���Uu,Mroi��1.��M��imi���ptcCthliU��l. USDKK COLUMD1A HOTEL,  Have your teeth attended to in tune.   Do not PhOKNTV    R    P ' T?     T,    ATTT/KS    PrOT)  procrastinate.   Give  the  dentist   good    tooth- A-"UfiJMA, -O. ^  JS.. J_/. iUXJ_/XVO, JTIUU.  structure to work upon, and he ������will  rmHw ..��.. ______   Total.  structure to work upon, and he will render'you  excellent, service. Many persons ��� put. off their  visits to the dentist when .'.eiisittve teeth have  given frequent warning. With mind excited  body in hiyh nervous tension,and with excruciating pain and suffering written on- every feature  Ihev COlni* f.ir r^IiVf  ��� xr��.........'.1.-: J-   -���  ��� '  "~ hip; pain aiid suffering written on every feature,  the Straight l6 to I Silver plank ill   his Uiey come for relief    How can the dentist be ex-  .                    D                                      * pected to perform the best operation when the  Jio.Sao   platfoim, llC was   apparently    but   diff- Pa.1'"* ,����� >�� '"�� worst possible condition to  re-  1                 '                       "              J                   o ceiveit?   If your friend is sick do not wait until  Inrctupforthiseontribution from|g,���g  his  political, pave only a little  ���Tl *'jrnm��� ��^nded 1'4"^ ��"���� deeper.    He cannot win in  m  than   |:,5oo  here,   this  expenditure  consisting ol the salary  of our police  officer and one school teacher���each of  whom were here but eight months out  of the tw el ve in the fiscal year.    Scarcely a dollar was spent on much needed  lepairs on roads or' trails or in new  public works ol any kind.    These are  all stubborn facts, and they tell a plain  story.  TJie board of trade has formulated a  I>etition to thegovernmentsetting lorth  these facts and requesting certain ex-  I��endituie<,-v.-all ol them reasonable and  just, and greatly, needed in this community,   It Should be listened to and  this contest.  The Nelson Miner does  not think  Hon. Richard McBrideis not qualified  for the portfolio of minister of mines,  simply because he does not live in a  mining countrj, and  in short  knows  little or nothing   of mining   matters,  throughout the province.    Possibly thc  Miner is right but by the some reasoning, if that paper were in need of a  printer or pressman, it  Mould   take  a  man from the vv harves: or 11. an editor  ��erc wanted a man from  the smelter  would   be  .. _.u ..,���. ��.jp:kuu[io[ wait until  he is almost dead befuie you do something foi him  or send for the doctol.'. The doctor may save him  by coming: at the last moment, and should the  patient recover lie is liable to have bad health  the remainder of his life on account of not having  received proper.attention at. the right time.  Likewise, a'tooth that is neglected may be filled  and saved at the last moment, but will probably  have bad health the rest of its life. One person  in a hundred has good teeth, ninety nine persons  iu a hundred could have good teeth with proper  attention  j P. Burns & Co.  ��� HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C ���  ��� HEADQUARTERS/NELSON, II. C *  : Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.:  J Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, T-hrce Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, J  ��� Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salnio, Rossland, Trail, Cascade, ���  ��� Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix. ���  ; FISH, OYSTERS.AND POULTRY IN SEASON. J  ��� All'orders receive prompt attention.' ���  selected.    We opine not.  ���}\      - -���r -- "'"-lieu 10 .uiui No ">an can be too well qualified for  acted upon favorably, and we believe an>' sponsible position he may occupy,  it wil/ Be.- if"ninni'ii.'.  ;���.��;������  :_ dol)eJ md usually familiarity with,the business in hand is the first requisite  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining Boom and Attentive Waiters.  HAR'RY NASH, Prop.  VSCTOMA HOUSE  ill&IHBn       I        ^k./ I ��*����*��**t��������t����t<��pt������**pp>*��������*������������<p>������������'��>��|p����*p��i*>i*������t  I J Pi; E I I  X "*     ��� l Leading Hotel of Phoenix. {  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Free Sample Rooms,  Finest   Liquors  and  Cigars.  Old Ironsides Avenue,  B. C. HOTEL CO., Ltd., Props  J. UERKAIAN, Manager.  -     PHOENIX, B. C.   ,; ���^���.p intuiuiiiv,  ,mu we  1  '! Wi"^ V.'^'nP'y Justice is  Every "one^of'thi* items enumerated are  <or the/general'welfare of the com-  JmunitrW therefore of the province.  Another phase of the question that  should not be lobf sight ol, is the lact  wM  that the grants asked for will be' for  improvements that are of a permanent  ��*M��n��cter, andcan'therfore be charged  to capital account, as it wera Still  another point is that the revenue for  l( the ensuing-twelve months is likely to  'Lemuel, larger than for the year just  f'go\;ernjneht,can lest assuied that the  jPhotenix Board of IVade and the  'citizens of Phoenh will press it home  1 until it'is heard m the legislative halls  ���AherePiemcir Dunsmuir and his cabi-^,  jnet control the destinies of the pru\ ince, j  Sw?;  i  M  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  Thus far the British losses m the  Transvaal are smd to be about 30,000  Jives. Oom Paul will have a great account to settle before long.  As is usual, the cabinet ministers  have been returned unopposed by their  constituencies. This is well, for what  is needed now at Victoria is business.  Phoenix has no desire to rise, like  the bird of ancient story, from its ashes,  although it doubtless would do so  were it necevsary. But we should  have some fire protection���and must  have it.  THROUGH THE WEEK.     {  In the grow th of any  new  community there must   always  be a  waiting  time���that is, a time when the  people  begin to realize that they have',built  faster than  the  immediate prospects  really warranted; in   shoir,   Iwe,' discounted the future.    This is invariably  the rule, and just now the  Boundary  country, m common with all  sections  west of the Rocky mountains, js passing through this stage.    In a business  way the country has anticipated 'the  development and there must of. necessity be a time for catching up.-^This  J is, the state the country is  now ' going  1 '���Vough���catching up " ,.  No < ^oCcyiirse, w hen this "catching $%i^��~zZ!.  up" tinifiVcvmies, the average business  nian^a* his business gradually slackens  up^JjU^ins  to   wonder whether he,is  located in a town that will recover  or  in one that  will  remain  dormant for  years to' come.    If he decides the: lat-1  ter state will  prevail, the sooner he  packs up and seeks  new   fields,   the  better lor him; ana if he cannot   have  laith and courage it is   better for all  that  he should   get   out and do  quickly.  DR. R. MATHISON,  DENTIST  Naden-FIood Blk.   Greenwood, B.C.  _.7_. Mmimmimmm,  Carpets and Linoleums <�� |  We have a fine line in all qualities'and styles.  It will pay you to examine  and get prices.  In Furniture--  We are constantly receiving the  latest,  from  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.* -       - - PHOENIX, B.   C  Greenwood  Music Store  000  Pianos, Organs,  Sheet Music,  Instruments, Strings, etc. ^  000  Prof. Kaufmann will receive pupils  for Piano, Violin, Mandolin. Best  References.    Moderate Rates.  000  Government and Greenwood Sts.  Greenwood, B. C  pHOENIX LAUNDRY.      ^   LAWRENCE &��� WATSON, Props.  Specialty of White Shirts.  fc fililiSil Miil Mo* [jp {mm [ijfoj  R. GREIGER, Manager  AGENTS FOR ��� S  GOOD CALLED FOR  AND. DELIVERED.   .  Best of work guaranteed,  -   Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  Complete line of Bar Supplies.",  ....GREENWOOD, B. C.  JEVUE  il  Next Thursday the legislative assembly will begin its brie! session at  the provincial capital. Its \101k will  probably be confined to the estimates  and a few bills of a non-contentious  character.  -J*  It is taid that Canadian soldiers returning from South Ainca are beim*  "Hobsani/ed."' . .This should result, in  a lart^^iiVea^in'recriiits when Canada is called on ior assistance in the  war with China.  The dominion emigration agent states  that a large number of Boers wjuld  like to emigrate to Canada. Well, we  have no room for any of Oom Paul's  minions until thev will turn ri^ht about  l.uc   in  sevcial  of their  Probably Phoenix has less of thr  class than most places, for the reason,  universally admitted, that no camp in  southern British Columbia  has really  brighter prospect!, for the future,   notwithstanding the universal   stagnation  that prevails, between the first development and the steady shipping stages.  This is not merely the opinion  of thj  editor of the Pioneer, but that of t \;cr  men who have watched our develop l'j��=|^  ment lor ) ears and w ho have nothing Ij j jiW  gam but everything to lose by  Joolingj \l[(  themsehes.   '1 hey know whereof they  speak.    Of course, the man uln-i lr��jks  the faith or capital   to  hold or,    nutlet go and try his  fortune^  <. ",i�� 'icic  You cfliinot get the freVliest  nnd most reliable information  about the;mines of Fh'iieuix  and adjoining camps, unless  you read the paper published  in the heart thereof���The  Phoeuix Pioneer.  The cost ? Well, iL�� a' small  matter���oiily two pitinfcs���for  52 issuer. If you prefer, scud  cheque, draft or money order.  The eyes of ' the mining  world are notv centered on  Phoenix and its immense ore  bodies. You can fret the latest  about the town and its mines  through its weekly mouthpiece. ^  Address .  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C.  This hotel is centrally located,, newly built and  newly furnished throughout. Everything is first  class.    Bar stocked with the finest.        :      l:        .  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Le7Zl*��rix St 715 a- m- ���d ^�� P- �����   Phoinix Time.  I*ave^^,dat 9:oo a.'m. and  4:00 p.m.  Green-  __MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing" Company,  ;   Limited.  A few quotations from those who  have gone elsewhere may be to the  point right here. XXm. Hunter, the  widely known merchant, ot Sandon  .ind Siheiton, who has several thous-  inlhiiated .mid dollars invested here, ��as recently  Jin town, and while heieevpiesbcdhim'-  J. HARPER, Proprietor.  O  Bottlers of all kinds of Carbonated waters.  Sole agents for Halcyon water. "   ,  Boundary agents for Nelson Brewery.  All orders promptly attended to.  o,.  Standard Avenue, near Banner Street;       -       -       PHOENIX  B C  s����.����v  ^a��sa��iwiS!SS!a��w^  (Opposite Miners'Union Hall)  Corner Dominion Avenue and Banner. Street, Phoenix, B. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished( Bar Furnished with the Fin.  Conveniently; Arranged.,    j est of Goods.    '  "Graham & Prendergast, Props.  r*^.?;t'^^&^^��w^%s��^w^��-��^'if^^  '?<>-��-1T��;��  US&JS&  UNION MADE hv  KOOTENAY CIGAR MFG. CO., of Nelson, B. C  See that the BLUE Label is on ench Bojt.  wi  '&$  P  1  Ujo,^  iM-vi-H rrnw.. ���... ���-  ���1  -nr"  8c fr  THE   PHOENIX    PIONEER.  <&  tecriptions  the  Yominerit  art in  . P. McKenzie \ M  blirig the'Boxers fanaticism in China,  Great Britain may have her hands  more than full. We are inclined to  doubt the story.���Victoria Colonist.  Pharmacy.,, .  loenix, B. C  ��� ;     .    Night Bell.'  McBcan & Co.   Dominion Ave.  iundary's   Record  To  Large Indeed.  The Toronto Telegram feels somewhat disappointed because the so-called  "government" of Joesph Martin was  defeated;-therefore, it takes its revenge  out in belittling the mining resources  of this province.���Nelson Economist.  . The British Adiniral when surrounded by immense hordes of Boxers made  a brilliant resistance. His men never  failed in courage during the fifteen  days continual fighting. ' The Chinese  will Seymour of the thin red line than  they bargained for.���Kaslo Koot-  ehaian.      ;  .. Every section of the country is more  prosperous-for a ; liberal patronage of  the advertising columns of the newspapers, and in nearly every instance where a community fails to  advertise the failure may be traced to  lack of education on the advantages of  an ad.���St. Louis Ad Writer. '  Only Boundary Is Greater.    '  The Similkamcen is having a great  boom and prospectors are rushing in  in large numbers. Vast dykes of copper  and gold-bearing ores are hardly equal'  ed anywhere, and only in the Boundary  are there found pyritic ore bodies  greater than those of the Similkameen.,  ���Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  EASTERN  Banks Will Unite.  A dispatch from Montreal says that  local officials of the Canadian Bank of  Commerce here confirm the report  that the Bank of British Columbia will  be amalgamated with the former 'institution, the same to be ratified'at a  meeting of shareholders of the Bank of  j Commerce on August 20.    '  The amalgamation is considered  here as the most important transaction for several years. Itwill make  the total capital of the Bank of Commerce $8,000,000, coming within two-  thirds of the capital of the Bank of  Montreal..  The newspaper mouthpieces of the  defeated ones do not like the idea of  the Kootenay and Yale members of the  legislative assembly yoting.as a unit.  There will be a "solid nine," and the.  How They Figure it Out.  Coast  politicians figure out the provincial parties as follows:  Governments-Messrs. ���    Dunsmuir,  Eberts, Turner,   Clifford,     Garden,  I Wells, Pooley, Helmcken,   Hall,  Mc-  .      .     ,..   .    -.,..,-     i PhiHiPs. ''Dickie,Neil, Mounce, Tatlow,  two interior districts of the  province- McBride,  Murphy/Fulton,  will no longer, play  either Victoria or  son Tribune. , <  second  fiddle to  Vancouver.���Nel-  Inion of coast correspondent  la Dozen Mines Arc Already Producers,  JAnd the Output Is Increasing Dally-  [Friendly Rival of Rossiand District.  verytliing tends to show that: the  nciary country, ���'��� whilst  ii| many  ,s also climatically and agricultural-  ell favored, is-specially destined to  its record large indeed upon   the  e mining history of this  province,  the Boundary, correspondent of  aiicouver News-Advertiser,  'lie average copper bearing ores  of  'district were, though often contain:  some, gold,  at first, found jo be  lly of moderate grade  whilst  still  ciently capable of profit .returning  orked   and   treated   on   modern  iritific methods.    And such is  still  d to be much the case of a large  ortion of the great deposits of pre  he  Boundary country,  averaging  es of from $10 to $13 a toil.  Eh is ore is being and will be  taken  w Jt^nd profitably treated in  or  near  the district i n well-appbi ii ted  smel ters  at Trail, at Grand porks, at Greenwood,'  arid'wiry probably soon also at a fourth  j)birit,��)et undetermined.    Meanwhile,  ��iI��^Bi��uch ore  in   Boundary, is  now  fouiidYto be of higher grade  and:, to  j contain  an   appreciable: quantity  -of  "gold .j-whilst values generally are 'main-,  Uinea with depth.    Hence, prospects  improving all round. '":���  "^a result at least half a dozen  clary mines are already producers  'sending quantities of ore to Trail  (Srand  Porks, whilst   more, than  finiongst them, as our special cor-  [T-jfWJiondent shows, is seemingly destin-  vkfa tot become   a  really   great   mine.  flThjiSt the   Knob   Hill property   has  JreSMy a big area of ore. blocked out  did it and the Old Ironsides andother  ���Boundary   lnines-.are  making   quite  ' l��5tantial first outputs. ���'Boundary is  Ejfct now shipping fully a  thousand  of ore weekly, or roughly speaking,  a fourth   of  what   the world  s Rossland is doing^and   Boun-  ore is helping, by the valuable  natter which   it  supplies   to  the  r at Trail, to keep  that  smelter  full time   and   very; profitably,  ary'sown smelters at Grand Forks  reenwood arc meanwhile wetl on  way to completion,   and   that  at  rmercity is indeed already engag-  t he work of preliminary ore treat-       There is every prospect also of  "pearly construction of a third.Bonn-  fjft^smelter on a  new  principle  for  Sotting pyritic ores,  whilst at many  fcely,points busy and effective mining  r||e>3?!bpment   is   proceeding in    the  ^'���'H^Jice there is every reason to  ex-  IWt that Boundary with a large initial  11* oitput that is increasing daily, with  J". I&st half a dozen present producing  ^Wpjrfi and  as many others likely  to  ce shortly,with two local smelters  ing for busy work and a third in  :ct, and with important new' delictus and ore discoveries   fre-  ly chronicled, seems very likely to  isli itself in less than a  twelve-  , as a strong but friendly rival of  nd and Trail Creek country.  {" '"''���'i^ie.i will be a grand thing for Up-  f,5,T'Kritish Columbia in particular, and  fcjjif^r province in general.  A, society has been formed in New  Ydrkfor the purpose of attempting a  political annexation of Canada with the  United States. They will never do it.  If they would work for the reverse the  Canadians might assist. As it is we  are perfectly, capable of pulling our  own canoe up the stream of time-  New Denver Ledge. .-��� .  ... .    Ellison,  Hunter, Rogers, Houston, Tavlor,  Prentice, A. \V. Smith and   Hayward.  Opposition���Messrs. Martin, Curtis,  Brown, Oliver, Gilmour and E. C.  Smith.  Independents���Messrs. R. Smith.  Laboi; Staples and Mclnnes, Liberals;  Kidd and Munro, Provincial Party  Liberals; Green, Conservatives.  llOCAI; AND OTHERWISE!  ������ ���*��� * ���*��������� �����������������-������-A*-*4-�� ������������������������������  ��������������������-�����  Phoenix Lodge No, 28, Knights of Pylhlas.  Meets every Tuesday night nt 8 p.m.,- Miners'  Union Hall.  I,. C. Cuawpoki), K. K. s. .OS. Thompson. C.C  Visiting brethern welcome.  Townships Bank,  KSTAHLISHEP 1S59,  CAPITAL   -     -   -   r.   $1,500,000  RE3ERVEPUNf)   -   -   : $000,000  ' "'   HOARD OH DIRECTORS:'  R. W. Henhkkk, President, Hon. M. It. Cocii-  . hank, Vlce-1'res., Ipirael  Wood, J. S. Mitchell,  CI. Stevens, J. N. Galer, N. W.TIiomas, C. II.  Kntlian, II. II. Uruu-ii, <J. C,  hi-:ad opi'ick, siikkhrookk, p. q,  Wm. Hakwkli., Gcii'I Mgr.; S. Kik; 1:1.1., Local  Mgr.; S. V. Moi(KV,I)roiicli Inspector.  BRANCIIKS.  p     W'nterloo, W. I. Uriggs, Manager.  lUanstead, S. Stevens,       '"  Cowanville, J. Mackinnon; Manager.  Conticook, 11^ Austin, Manager. .  Kiclimond, W. L. Hall.     ," '���'.'...'  Granby, W. II, Robinson, "  Bedford, K; W. Morgan,. '��'  Magog, K. P. Oliver, !    .",'������'  . St. Hyocinthe, J. K.T.11 Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, H. N. Robinson, Mgr.   ',.  ��� ���" :. Ortiistown, II. T. Williams. Mgr.  Grand Forks, B.C., J.W. Macloughlin, Mgr.  Phoenix, I). C, Wm. Spier, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Hank of Montreal: Loudon, ling., National  H.uik of Scotland; Ilostoii,  National Kxchangc Bank; New York, National  Park Bank.  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good in  all points iu Cauaun,   U. S. and Kurope.    Kx-  cliaugc bought and sold.  Savings Ilrauch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  (lej>ositor.  . Office Hours: 10.3: Saturday from 10 to 12.  Mosb Popular  Hotel in Phoenix.  It is the FAVORITE 'RESORT for  ������the'Weary and'Thirsty Travellert  or Wayfarer, and in consequence I  is becoming noted throughout the j  Boundary.    ���,<.-  Furnished.    Choicest Liquors SJK  arid Cigars.   'Dining Room Firs?-1  Class in Every Way.   -,  C. W. ABBOTT, Prop.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established   867.  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,0000.0$.  ���������.'   -..;'.   [Sif Million Doliarf.-J  RKST;.  .. $"i,ooo,ooC9  President .   .   . ,Hon. Gro. A. Cox,  (jeneral Manager. B. E. Wai.kkk.  Ass't. Gen'l  Manager.J.H. Plummkk.  Pboeolx Mail Service. .-  Office hours, 8 a. in. to 7 p. iu. '  ,  Mails close for Grand Forks. Greenwood, Koss-  iaud. Nelson, Hastern United States and Coast  potius daily (except Sunday) at 7:15 n. m.  For Midway, Camp McKiuiiey and Fairvietv on  Monday,Wednesday and Friday nt 7:15 a.m.  Mails due from all points at 10:30 a. in.  V. J. Matiikson, -  ' Postmaster.  Notice.  ���   For rent, office roams, and floor Post-  Oifice Block.        L. C. Crawkokd.  ^Vorkmen are now finishing up the  C. P. R. section house at Hartford  Junction. "   - .:-���������-.;  Wanted���vacant dwellings of any  description to rent; have tenants  waiting. L. C.-Crawforo.  Its like has never been seen in the  Boundary. We refer to the job work  turned out at the Pioneer office. ���) ���  ��� Clifford G. Buck, of the War Eagle,  and wife, returned Saturday from a  trip to the Nelson celebration.  James Marshall has been looking  after a mining contract near Sandon;  let before coming back to Phoenix.; .  ���' For Rent���Small cpttagej IJrooklyn  Ave., back of Black's hotel.       p  ' ,L.'C. Crawkord.  For sale, one good 6-col. Army.press,  in ifirst class condition, at a low figure.  Apply to the Phoenix Pioneer, Phoenix,  B.-:'C.:r;. -/���"���;; ���-:':"���  ;Ne.\t Monday a special school election will be held to fill the position of  Trustee Williams, who recently resigned.  : Pianos shipped direct from  factory  at factory prices.���-L:C. Crawford,  ':'      ''." Agent.  Last week the great Le Roi mine  made another record in shipping. . It  sent out 810 tons of ore to the smelter  in one day.  ,. It is said.that Tom Roderick, who  was called east a few days ago by the  illness of his father, will stay a couple  of months and return���but not alone.  ���'He-went to Hamilton, Ontario.  The business^ men of Eholt, like  those of Phoenix, are petitioning the  government to build a wagon road between Summit camp and Phoenix, as  they recognize that such a road would  be of great mutual benefit.  Provincial Assessor and Collector of  Taxes, Kurtz, for the Slocan district,  is preparing a list of the taxpayers of  btimtout Sandon with a view to request a total remission of their property and income taxes for the year.  The Le Roi No. 3 Mining company  has been floated on the London market  by the B. A. C.with as great success as  attended the flotation of the Le Roi  and Le Roi No. 2. The capital stock  is ^500,000 in ^5 shares, and shares  are already selling at 15 shilling premium.. The property of the company  consists of the Nickel Plate, Great  Western, Ore-or-no-go and Golden  Chariot mineral claims, comprising 7S  acres in Rossland camp, all of which  are crown granted. I ��  Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned up till Wednesday noon Julv nth, 1900, f-jr  the purchase of the stock of Messrs. Foley Bros.,  recently carrying on business at Phoeuix, H. C.  Stock consist of the following:  Cent's Furnishings....  11,996.91  Hats aud Caps.... ..; ,       457.6a  Ilootaand Shoes...:.    1,057.13  Tents............;.;....-        47.97  Paper, Twine nud Furniture        36.13  $3p595.76  Terms cash.   luventorrand stock may be inspected upon application.  Hubkut J. I1AVI.EV,  ' c        ;.-���-���'.' .   Assignee,"   :  '������-���''       ���-'���'.��� Greenwood, B. C  CAYLEV & COCHRANE,  Solicitors for Assignee.  Phoenix, li. C  We  have  everything   you  require iu the Stationery line;  Paper,' ' '    ' V r>   . '-  Kuvelopes, ������'.'-  Blank Books,  , Mine Pay Sheets, etc.  J   B. BOYLE,  Druggist and   Stationer.  ���-��-���-���-  JOE HEDGES  City Scavenger.  All orders promptly attended to.  Telephone 520 or P. O. Box 50.  Office, Standard Ave,  PHOENIX, B. C  F. WALKER & CO.  Every thing in stock that  should be found in an Uji-to-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,        '   ���  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spok.esman-Revicw  i  OGOOCKX)00000<90QQOOOOOOOOCX9<X&  The Lioiv Bottling Works  GREENWOOD  ���SOLE AGENTS FOR THE-���  AND  o  PHOENIX, B.C.  Lion Brewing Go.  Of Rossland, the  Largest Brewery in British Columbia.  lENERAI.  EXPORT AGENTS���  Blue Label' rSkLn  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesdaden, Germany.  JAS. McCREATH & CO., Props.  CK>OOOOOOOOCX>30000CX��000000(jXK>00^^  The Noficn Hotel  . ��� This bank has the largest number ot  branches ot any bank in Canada, with"  agencies at New York. Chicago, New-  Orleans, Skagway and Dawsc n City.  ferchants.  favorable  .Accounts of Corporations,  arid Individuals leceived on  terms. <  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part ot the world.  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Manager.  scon & McLaren,  coniractors and builders.  Estimates Furnisho).  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. E. AHLMSTROM,  Fine Wines, Liquors  DOMINION AVENUE,  Manager. '  and Cigars.  PHOENIX,  B. C.  The.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  ' .  C/-W. Greer, Propr., -  '.:��� Is innkiug Light, Sweet and Wholesome  Dread, French, Rye or'Graham. Leave  3*our orders at the   ���'  SHOP:  PHOENIX  REAR MORRIN &  PHOENIX,  Maple   Leaf  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always in stack.  Board by day or week. One trial and you will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  Mandel & Mwpny, Props.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. PHOENIX, B. C.  Tie Yale-Coltimbia Lumber Co*  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lamber, Lath, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings..  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  Application lo Purchase Land.  Xoticeis herely jtntii that one month after  date I intend to appl} to the Clnif Commissioner  ol Lands nnd Works for permif><>Ioii to purchase  looncresof land, situated in Yale District, and  described as fullou s.  Cojnmeiiciiig at a post planted abojit twenty  miles f.-om the mouth of the I-.ast I-'ork-of thc  North Fork of Kettle mei; thence 4-> chnitiH  north; thence 40 chains west, thence 40 clmmj  south; thence 40 chains to the ]x>iiitofcoiunience-  ment.  Dated thc iBth dny < f June, 1900  35 -WC'KDOCH   II. McQl-ARRIF.  STREET,  THOMPSON,  B. C.  Nakusp. mill and yard  Robson.    "     "      "  Rossland.....    "     "  Ymir. .���'.;.......  " ' ���"���     "  Greenwood���Gen'l office^���mill and  yards.  Phoenix  Eholt No. 1.  Eholt No. 2 ..  Dead wood... .  Rock Creek.,  Long Lake. '.  . .mill and yard.  We'are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  Notice.  Xoticr is hereby gi\en that an application will  be mnde to the I.ej;is!ntne Assembly oftlie Vroi-  iucecf Uriti&h Columbia at its next session, for  au Act to incorporate a Company withpouerto  construct, equip, maintain,nudoperatetelephone  and telegraph iinu> wiilini aud throughout the  Province of British Columbia, and to coustriiLt,  erect, nud maintain such nnd so ninny poles and  other works and devices as the Company deem  necessary fur making, completing, supporting,,  using, working, operating and maintaining tin.  system of communication b> telephone anu telegraph, and to open or break up nn> part or partH  of the said lnglnra>s or streets as often as thu  said Company, its agents, officers or workmen  think proptr, and fur the purposes oftlie undertaking to purchase, acquire, or lease, aud hold  and sell and dispose of lands, buildings or tenements within the limitsaforesaid, aud to purchase  or lease, for nn> term of >ears, nm telephone or  telegraph .line established, or to be established,  in British Columbin, cqnnected, or to be connected  with the line which the Company may construct,  and to amalgamate with or lease, its llueorliues,  or any portion or portion* thereof, to any company possessing, ns proprietor, anj line of telephones or telegraph communication connecting, or to be connected, with the said Compnii) '��  Hue or lines, aud to borrow money for the pur  poses of the Company, and to pledge or mortgnge  any of the Compauj's assets for that purpose,  and torecene bonuses or privileges from any  person or body corporate, and with all other  usual, ntces-sarj or incidental rights, powers or  privileges as nia> be necessary or incidental  to the attainment of the alio* e objects, or any ol  them.  Dated this 15th day of December, 1899,  J R Hkown,  Solicitor for the Applicants.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  "Imperial  Limited"  o���  II. [1 MIUM.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  AllWork Guaranteed. . Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklny Ave.  It is riot only a popular idea  But it is a -well-known fact that  Q<y<><><>o<><><><y(y<><><><^  THE EDITORS SAY.  ��� Vi*j  WHAT  I ������>  ���#      .���������������     ' tjje Boxers may be more belligerent  ]i s the average Chinese, but they will  J'*"* to give way to the shooters.���  ' r-iito Globe.  ��     ���* ���  i. ...  ,. ���* vonservative. report has it that ex-  n,'.-Gov.   Mclnnes will locate   in  '"" -ito and seek a constituency where  iyembarrass?theLaurier govern-  '"- was still   unshaken.���Toronto  ; hoks now as if the Boxers would  ro kept busy building   boxes ,l"or  ' whov will undoubtedly be boxed  >y something very similar to that  "Ity dum 'dum   bullet.���Similka-  Star.  REWERY  -0  PHOENIX  Is where the Mines are.  Service for the year 1900  will be commenced June io th,  The "Imperial Limited" takes  you across the Continent in four  days without change. It is .1  solid vestibuled train, luxuriously  equipped with every ��� possible  essential for the comfort and convenience t)f passengers. Ask your  friends who have travelled on it,  or address, :      ~~.  W.F.Anderson,  Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  E.J.Covle,  ,��� A.G.PAgt.  Vancouver, B.C  ��� ll����ltit<(l(ltl>>t������lll��0<l  Smoke  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  -''-i is true that a secret  movement  ��� Patronize home Industry aud  drink Phoenix Beer.  Cor. Standard Avenue and Banner Street.  PHOENIX, B,C.  ,  ,'4--*. li>  IS,pffi��f00t  in India very miich rcsc-iu-1 6^>0^>^>0'<KK>O<KKKK>^<><>'0^^  i1*-r^^^++^-f+'f+'��^+-M^'f-r-+-M-��-M-J  No one will make a mistake b}' investing in Phoenix.  It has all the elements necessary for. the making of a  large and populous city.  The ' mines iu Phoeuix are those which were the  greatest inducement to the C. P. R. when it spent #4,000,-  000 in building its Boundary railwaj' branch. These  mines are jit'st starting, upon the steady shipping era,  with thousands of tons of ore on the dumps.  For information of any kind regarding Phoenix, or  the prices of property, write,  G. W. RUMBERGER,  : KELOWNA ���  Dominion Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  ���  o  o  o  a  ��� ��  CIGARS,  o  MADE  o  UNION  Insurance and  Real Estate.. .  Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, B. C.  Agent For  Candada Life Ins. Co.  London and Lancashire Life Ins.  Co.  Dominion of Canada  Guarantee  and Accident Ins. Co.  Surety Bonds furnished at Low Rates  Offices and Houses always on hand for  ren.    Snaps in real estate.  Just Received!  A Case Lot of  ALARM CLOCKS  Miller Blk., Phoenix, B. C.  Vi ft  ^.'"*p  Ii,  ���A f"0.  r#  79  -�� v p&  *' MS  .-. ff^pypff*  *< ;��l  -iSS  1 >s?:y  1  pylb  i  *>n  ^imms^^^^^&^^^^^!l^!^^smm^!m'  ;fplra5ffiI��ffiJBBBJ��tW!!����^<S"^^  iAW.PWHPj.mp> ,ppp.nf  aeiMoasigii^isiwiii^^ if;'.'  if f,<  Ml!',  v Ml'  ilA' 1~  i'A Ah  ���Ik ip  4;,%'  #'  f Ji-IVi  ��� If, U4   >  ��m fIff  ii '  i '  \        *  THB PHOENIX PIONEER.  THE NINERSV. EXCHANGE,  Speoner &. Islcy, I'rops.  Newl}' Furnished and Electric Lighted.  Cor. Dominion Ave. and Manner St.    .  Finest of Liquors.  Phoenix,- B. C.  IN THE LOCAL FIELD,    f��-��-��-��-^>M-��i  Buy Knob Hill  stock.    See L. C-  Crawford.  All the latest styles in Stetson   hats |  at MclJean's.  Grand Forks is organizing an athletic association.  James Punch started today on a  trip to the coast.  Ladies shirt waists and underskirts  m great variety at McIJean's.  Rev. Father Palmer held Catholic  services at the schoolhouse last Saturday.  Notice change of ad for  Morrin   & j  Thompson, on  the   first   page,   this  week.  The lumber yard'and office at the  depot have been moved accross the  track.  All kinds of tennis goods can be had  at McRae Bros, and Smith's, Dominion  avenue.  That artistic stationery your neighbor  uses comes from the Pioneer Job Department.    Don't you need some?  Thursday was the anniversaryof the  battle oftlie Boyne���Orangeman's day.  No ructions occured in the lioundary.  If you have a friend in Europe interested in this camp, send him the  Pioneer. The cost is but $2.50 per  year.  J5ob Scott will start Monday to do  assessment work on his claims on  Myers creek, three miles from Rock  creek.  Miss Todd and Miss Burnhani, of  Grand Forks, were taking in the sights  of the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides  last Saturday.  A new jxist-ofrlce has been established on the Boundary railway, called  File, It is on Christina lake near  Sutherland creek.  Part of theBrooklyn and Stemwinder  spur was ballasted by the C. P. R. construction gang before it left for Mid-  May last Tuesday.  Chas, Garrison was severely injured  by a premature explosion in the Alpha  claim, in Franklin camp,' a few days  ago..   His right leg was broken.  Arthur S. Williamson, of the Hun-  ter-Kendrick Co., started Wednesday  on a business trip to San1 Francisco,  and will be gone about three weeks.  Tuesday Was pay day at the Old  Ironsides, Knob Hili and Victoria.  Wednesday the crew at the ��� Golden  Crown received their monthly cheques.  Arrangements are being made for  the consolidation of the Grand Forks  Miner (weekly) and the Gazette (Sunday,) the combination paper to be issued  K.irnrrlnvc 7  '        '  I  OUR BUSINESS Tg ���  . WallPaper -  Stationery  Blank Books  Office Supplies  *    Tobacco, Cigars, Etc. (  We've probablji  I    Call nnd see otir goods  w��Ot just w bat you want.  fldtoe Bros. I Ml  PHOENIX, B. C.  -�����  The Granby smelter at Grand Forks  began roasting City of Paris ore again  last week, and the sulphur fumes made  more families think of moving into the  pure, exhilarating ozone of Piioenix.  J. .E. Ahlmstrom, of the Norden  hotel, returned Saturday from a visit  to Northport. He says the Le Roi  smelter, at that place, with a capacity  of 650 tons daily, is to be doubled in  size.'  We believe in the very best in the  printed stationery line���and we've got  it. Come to the Pioneer Job Office  and see for yourself. Another fine  line of envelopes received direct this  week,  The title'of the new telephone corporation, that is building 125 miles of  line, from Bolster to Brewster, to connect with the Columbia line, is the  Northwestern Telephone & Telegraph  Company.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. is  establishing one of its largest sawmill  plants, complete in every detail, at  Cascade, just above the big dam. Over  100 men are expected to be steadily  employed there.  Chief W, E, Henton, of the Greenwood fire department, has left for parts  unknown���probably across the line.  He is reported to have forgotten some  friends who mourn his departure just  about $2,000 worth.  XV. Martin, of Martin Bros., Rossland, who own the Martin building  in  It is given out that, owing to some  irregularity or dissatisfaction, with the  bids, new tenders will be called for the  50x80 office-building to be erected at  the corner of Old Ironsides avenue and  First street by Jay P. Graves and Wm.  Yolen Williams. The architect is  Wm. R. MePherson, of Grand Forks,  and a large number of contractors and  builders are figuring on the work.  Business Opportunities.  For rent���A good hotel proposition.  Partner wanted with from $2,000 to  $5,000 capital in an established business.  For sale���One half interest in an  established mercantile business; additional capital wanted to enlarge  stock.  For sale���A first-class hotel in Ai  locality. Several other chances for  investment. -  L. C. Crawford,  Phoenix, B. C  ; ^w  'lufit'    ml  f   '"*��  .    ���   (Hrft  -������ *  I.    ">"1*  Passenger Trains to Phoeuix.  On account of the great inconvenience of getting from Greenwood' to  Phoenix alter the passenger trains arrive���10:30 p. m.���the business men  and residents of Phoenix are hoping  that a regular passenger service to this  town will soon be put on.' Now that  the track is complete in every particular, the depot finished' and occupied  by the agent, Mr. Dey, it is probable  that passenger and express service will  be inaugurated shortly. It is expected  that a mixed train will be run from  Eholt to Phoenix to connect with the  regular passenger train, although no  definite orders have yet been received  on the subject.  ���THE- ������������..' \:M  !G BUSY PIONEER   STQJRE  The Best is Always the Cheapest. I  Our Stock is CLEAN, COMPLETE and WELL Asj  Our Prices are Right.  Anything and everything you want or need in  GROCERIES  Canned delicacies, table relishes, fancy crackers���don't make any mistake, but bear in iniud we are i  Headquarters for Groceries and Hardware.   \^L\  THE WYNKOOP-STEPHENS TRADING COMPANY.  LATE STOCK QUOTATIONS.  Wkat Lcadlaz  AN OUTRIGHT PURCHASE.  Canadian Bank of Commerce Buys the Bank  of B. C. Business.  From Winnipeg comes the information that the recent report of the amalgamation of the Canadian Bank of  Commerce and the Bank of British  Columbia is   inaccurate.    Mr.   John  lumbia. A meeting of the shareholders is to be called to ratify the agreement, after which all the branches of  the Bank of British Columbia will become branches of the Canadian Bank  of Commerce and the staff of the  former will become the staff of the latter, la such towns, however, where  two branches of the respective institutions exist the business of the Bank of  torn  Shares  Are  Rossland.  Selling for   In  Alhalmsca .'...'���;   B. C. Gold Fields   Big Three. ;...  Brandon & Golden Crown...  Canadian Gold Fields..  'asked  59  3  30  7  Saturdays.  George C. Hodge, district manager  of the Vernon & Nelson Telephone  Co., arrived.-in r.town- Thursday, to  siijierintend the installation of the new  switchboard:  M.-W. Crane has just received- a  new invoice of clothing, hats, caps,  shirts of all, kinds, blankets, under-,  wear, etc, which he will let go at very  close figures. ? >',  E.M. Kinnear, owner of the .Crescent"  Dry Goods. Co., of Rossland, was a  ���visitor in town this week. - He bought  the Foley Bros, stock and is moving it'  to Rossland.  W. J.   Cramer   guarantees ,    the  liest shave and most delightful 'bath  (|>orcelain tubs) to be had in the Boundary  country.   Union  prices.    Shop  - on Dominion avenue.  J. A. Williamson, who was in town  from the Hartford last Thursday, says  JhatH. N. Galer .visited the property  the day before and decided to install  a hoist at an early date.'  Jake Kirkpatrick,  the Wm.'Hunter  Co.,  Ltd, was in  town Tuesday, returning  from  a  trip  to the Sjmilkameen, where he has been  looking after some assessments.  Jack Lyons, who was partially paralyzed while working at the Knob Hill  tome weeks ago is improving, and will  probably be out next week. He is  under care of his mother and sister.  Phoenix, was in town early in the  week, in connection with internal and  external improvements to the structure, which will be begun at once.  The construction train,  which  has  been at Hartford Junction, as a base  of operations for a couple of months,  puliedout at 5 p. m. Tuesday for Midway, to complete the ballastjng of the  road from Greenwood' to that place.  # J.'Bruce Payne, the well known cigar  manufacturer of Granby, Quebec, has  been making his first trip to the Boundary this week,  and  visited Phoenix  Tuesday.   }He is postmaster at Granby  and is a'stockholder in Phoenix mines."  H.N. Galer, treasurer oftlie Granby  smelter, at Grand Forks, was in town  Wednesday accompanied by A. Robin,-  son, of Granby, Quebec.    They went  through the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides mines, and took a squint at the  thousands of tons of ore already broken  down.  J. F. Hemenway, the resident agent  for the Old Ironsides, states'.that the  two bears which he met onthe wagon  road to Greenwood several days since,  as rqwrted in last week's Pioneer,  were encountered on the downward  trip���not in returning.  Mark Tracy and C: A. Baldwin, returned from a trip to Republic and  other reservation points last Saturday,  which they made behind Mr. Tracy's  roadsters. '1 hey report every available acre of farming land on the reservation as already staked.  . Phoenix Miners' Union have decided to celebrate the anniversary of the  organization of the union by giving a  midsummer ball on Friday evening,  of Silrerton, of^T**7*"    AS  "*' "^  "'^  makes these most successful events,  this will be no exception.  Wm. A. Nicholls and C. B. Strong,  both m.ining brokers of Spokane, were  sizing up the mines of the camp Wednesday, being escorted by XV. T. Smith  and L. C. Crawiord. Among others  they visited the War Eagle," Golden  Crown, Winnipeg, Knob Hill, Old  ' Ironsides, Brooklyn and  Stemwinder.  Cariboo (Camp McKinnej)       90  Crows Nest Pass Coal I40 00  Deer Trail No. a_   Deer Park, new   Dundee :...".   Evening Star...   Giant T   Homes take .'.   Iron Colt ;'.   Iron Mask   I.X.I, ."  Jumbo   King (Oro Denoro)   Knob Jim..._   I���one Pine _   Miunehaha   Monte Cristo-   Montreal Gold Fields   Morrison _.   Mountain Lion   Noble Five...' _..,  Novelty "...  Okanogan   Old Ironsides :   ' Peoria Mines-   Princess Maud- _   Rambler-Cariboo   Republic- _   St. Elmo Consolidated   Tamarac (Kenneth)   Van Anda...;'. , .-.   Virginia .-.::..'.'. __..  War Kagle~Consolidated-  Ji 48  Waterloo ".         4  White Bear-         3%  Winnipeg; .���.'        u;��  BID  38  J7  sH  80  6  3  9  3  3  4  35  16  IS  8  38  S  5  S  3  90  4  3  3  65  ��K  24��  95  3  m  S'A  Aird manager pf the Winnipeg branch British Columbia will be transferred to  of the Canadian Bank of Commerce,' the   Canadian   Bank   of  Commerce  amalgamation  states that itis not an  or consolidation, but an out and out  purchase by the Canadian Bank of  Commerce qf the entire good will and  business of sthe Bank , of British Co-'  branoh. and former closed up. In  view of the purchase the capital of the  Canadian Bank of Commerce will be  increased from $6,000,000 to $8,000,-  000 and the reserve by $1,000,000  55  "3��  s  sS  10  3  2  2  iH  75 .  3  iK  1  ��� ,1  3  23  85  The  First Class in Every Respect  a  American and European I'laus  IMPERIAL.  Hotel  Lighted with Electricity  Heated with Hot Air  Table Board, $7  E. WEEKS, Prop.  The I. X.  G  ! Here they come,   the- celebrated   AmericaV"bcst~J~ohn   B.j  j Stetson Hats, in all varieties, Shapes, Colors and price.. A big stockj  ! of the celebrated .Buckley & Sons Hats���best London make, largej  (' enough to cover you and best.girl in the new automobile, and small!  i enough to cover all your own brains.  Come and take a look at our new styles in Ties���the very latest'  fads. '  Our spring stock of shoes is now on our shelves.   We guarantee"  to fit anyone, from the cradle up. '  All the above have just arrived, and we are prepared' to  meet J  i any prices and can discount everybody  in   Carpets, Floor Oils,  Bed J  ! Sheeting, Dress Goods and Shoes, and in fact anything in the ladies'!  line, as we wish to close them out.  per Week.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Subscribe For The Pioneer.  -  In no other way can you keep posted on the Dinner Bucket  town of the Boundary.    And just think ! $2  per year does it.  CHAS. SEARS, Mgr.i  I OLD IRONSIDES AVE. Next door to Wynkoop-Stephens. |  H  SLINN & McCAGUEJ  PROPRIETORS.  2  } 1 40  2  If you want the  liest and latest  in the line of : :  Fine  Job  Printing  ��� Remember that no office in the Bound-  dary can give you better satisfaction than  the JOB DEPARTMENT of the   PHOENIX  PIONEER.  ���*���"'"  NEAT   CLEAN . . . .  c  ATTRACTIVE  That is the kind that pays.  That is the kind you want.  That is the hind WE DO.  DROP IN AND SEE  The.  ��� *      > *���  Metropolitan  (Formerly the Columbia Hotel)  RUSSELL BROS., Props.  0000  First-class from top to bottom.    Finest liquors  and cigars.  Come in and try our new pool table and look over the  Mineral Exhibit.  - ��� 0000  Comer Dominion Ave. and Phoenix St.,    Phoenix, B. C.  City Bakery  <_ Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Free Delivfry  The Town  PHOENIX  *  Hay, Grain, Feed Etc.  ^Ve have just received our first shipment over the Phoenix spur, and are  in a -position to quote  Close Prices.  ��� * * ��� * Chas. A. McClung & Co,  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Gap  �������������������������������������  Standard  Avenue.  -SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS IN  When you want a meal  that will remind you  ������',���   of your old home,  away back east,  THE  Men's furnishings, MHSinerV and  House Funushings.  In House Furnishings we carry a complete range  of Table Linens, Sheetings, Blankets, Comforters, Table  Oil Cloths, Etc.  Men's Furnishings.  In Men's Furnishings we have almost everything  man or boy wears in Neckwear, Collars, Cuffs, Shirts,  Hosiery, Underwear, Gloves, Mitts, Caps, and the little  things that come under the head,of Furnishings. We  carry all the latest st}'les in Stetson Hats.  MILLINERY, Etc.  All .the latest styles in Ladies' and Misses'  .Trimmed and Untrimmed Millinery. We carry  complete lines of Ladies' Waists, Skirts, Underwear and Dress Goods.  The Coming Rossland of  thc Boundary Country  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines!  Railroad now being completed passes through the tow*?  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in tlieentirt  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B. C.  ���'     H   .'-������:..���..'���  Meals Served at All  Hours  '  tt.:-..',-.  DICKLORAH  Proprietor.  -��-���>-��-*��-��-��-��-��-��-��-��-��-��  ���;:/'"'.For Prices andTermsy apply.46 :  )ief,((iliti3j.C  ..'-' J-.?.Y.'  i*   1  1  ��. i ���  A   .  1   V  .M >���  1     y  \        \  ��'.,  '"V * it   *.*1��.    ^  "V���", JT^"*��� p. ����-��������*r  \     I  1  1    *1  1       1     ���  4  I     v<  I  '- I  f-        1  - ( rr~r  1  1   >  , I   '  1  i'Pf-

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