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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jul 11, 1903

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 ^BBSSPPB  X.p^Biativo-.L��b:iwa^r  Boundary Mines Sent  Oat 5Q0^000 Tons of  Ore in \ 902.   ��#'   ^5  Phoenix is^thc Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  AND  BOUNDARY MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA:   SATURDAY, JULY u,   1903.  No, 35.  MOUNTAIN TROUT!  Now that the higli water is  going down  FRESH  Mountain Trout, caught within  24 hours . of arrival',.are  Now Arriving Regularly  twice' a week.  30c Per Pound.  Green Vegetables and Fresh Fruits  Always on liaiid.    If you are figuring on  PRESERVING  This season place your order with us for  AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR  SPECIAL RATES.  -iu the hot weather if you  don't know what to eat  give us a call and you  will   find  out that  our  Stock of  SOUPS, v  MEATS,  VEGETABLES,  FRUITS,  AND DAIRY PRODUCE  is complete:  i inter-  \m  PHOKNIX  GRKKNWOOIJ  GRAND FORKS  FREjo-fci ��� ��� ������������*���  VEGETABLES .  NEW Potatoes,  Turnips,  Carrots,  California. Dr>' Oniol's-  Cabbage to arrive hi few day;  We have a Larpe Stork of BROWN  EARTHEN WARE which'we are  offering atgreally reduced prices, including Milk Pitchers, Cream Pitchers, Bowls, small and large. Tea  Pots, Pudding Dishes, etc  274,567 TONS  IN HALF YEAR  Six Months' Shipments for the  Boundary.  JUNE RECORD WAS OVER 50,060 TONS  All Three Bouodary Smellers Now Operated  il Full Capacity of Eight Furnaces���  About 2,000 Tuns Per Day.  Totals  for the ore shipments  from  there been a plentiful supply of coke  the figures for this year would have  been augmented by from 25,000 to  50,000 tons, as evdry mine shipping in  the boundary could easily have increased its tonnage from .25 to 100 per  cent. In the appended table will be  seen the record of each of the six  large shipping mines for the month of  June, as well as the total of each property for the six months of 1903.  In this table, as is to be expected,  the Granby mines have ..shipped more  than nil the rest of the Boundary mines  combined, the Mother Jx>de coming  next, followed by t|>e Snowshoe,-13. C.  mine, Emma and Sunset.  JAM  .TO JUNK.  Jan; to Junk.  Mink.  1902.  1903.  Granby Mines,.  74.772  163.535  Mother Lode.  70,094  5'.799  Snowshoe   2,43��  26,532  .��. C. Mine...  J.798  '6.435  Emma   110  9.4'��  Sunset.".....  3.49��  6, r 00  Golden Crown.  6-jo  Winnipeg .;...  805  ......  No.  7   482  .   Jewel   1,760  .'.. ���' *..  Miscellaneous..  75��  VvV.ti is  STILL AFTER IT  That Right of Way Through  Phoenix,  Mini:.  Granby Mines.  the mines of the " Boundary for the Mother Lode  first six months of 1003 are now avail- j ���n<~  ,".c   ���'  ...     ���'���.,.,���     ,   ,r        ' W. C. Mine.,  able,  showing that for the   half-year j$un(je��  from January to July, inclusive, 274,-  Enuno   567 tons of ore were mined and ship-  Miscellaneous.  ped  and   reduced at   our    smelters.  While this total does not begin to come  up to anticipations, on account of*the  JUNB,  .21,49'  , 11,8is  .8,788  5.99��  .'.'  945  Six Months  ' ��SK3       ,  'r>3,535  5',799  26,53a  i6,435  6,100  9,416  75��  Totals  50,997       274,567  For purposes.. of j comparison, it is  almost ever prevalent���at least, up to  interesting to note what was done in a  the present-coke shortage, it is never- .-"hipping-, way  by. Boundary .mines a  ,   ,' ,     ���..���-, -,     year ago, and the subjoined table, gives  theless a substantial advance over the  Ule  record of the flrst half of. 1902,  tonnage for the first six months of 1902,' as jt appeared a year rago in the Pio-  when the tonnage was 256,371.    Had  neer, aswell as the total to July i, 1903:  Totals......  256,371        274,367  From the above table it will be seen  that the two largest contributors to the  totals���the Granby and Mother Lode  ���have not, so far, been able to keep  up with the record of 1903, for the  simple reason that the respective smel  ters were unable to receive ore on account of fuel shortage. But the Snow  shoe, B. C. mine, Emma and Sunset  have materially increased ore ship  ments.  ' Now that coke supplies.are seemingly plentiful, it is reasonable to predict  that, should no unforeseen adverse contingencies arise, the figures for the last  half of this year will be much larger  than'for the first half���especially if the  three additional furnaces now in process of installation, maki ng 11 in all,  can also be kept in blast.  ASK COUNCIL TO PASS THE BY-LAW  Boundary Mining Notes.  Ore shipments from the Lucile Dreyfus mine have been .started to the  Granby'smelter.  The tunnel in the Ruby, near  Boundary Falls, is now in about 100  feet, and ore has been reached.  Smith Curtis left Rossland last Sunday on a three weeks' trip to the east,  in relation to financing the Oro Den-  oro:     /  W��8 Read ai This Week's Mediae of the  City Fathers for the First Time���Mlf  ctllaaeous Business.  " It would appear that the' promoters  of the V., V. & E. branch of the  Great Northern are still anxious to secure the right of way over certain  streets and alleys of the city of Phoe  nix, for which the permission', of the  city council must be obtained. At least,  the company's solicitor at Rossland,  A. H. McNeill, who has charge of such  matters, has: asked the council to pass  the by-law, No. 43, which was prepared  some time ago, and this week if,'was  read in the council for the first time.  The agreement requires several pages  of typewritten matter, the gist of  which has already been published in  these columns.  At   Wednesday's   council   meeting  there   were    present,   besides  Mayor  Rumberger, Aldermen Marshall, McDonald,   Reardon   and  Graham, and  the following bills were ordered paid :  Phoenix Fire Dep.,  refund,.. $17.00  Dominion Copper Co., rent,  Phoenix E. L. Co., water,.,  light,..  V. & N. Telephone Co.,.  20.00  45.00  32-25  8.50  24.00  .f-'.rry      ��3|HJ!��---  xmti&Y'SMiitK.  1,000 MEN  ARE EMPLOYED  In The  Boundary Mines and  Smelters. -  LIST OF THE DIFFERENT PROPERTIES  Now That Smelter are Running at Fullest  Capacity���Number Will Doubtless Be In.  creased Shortly.  , Not far from a thousand men are  directly employed at the presept time  in the various mines and smelters of  the Boundary, and there is little doubt  but that this number will shortly be  materially increased, if the smelters  can continue to get the coke to operate all the furnaces at fullest capacity.  Not only have the large low grade  properties a considerable number on  their respective payrolls, but the high  grade mines are cutting no small figure  in this respect, also. The following is a  list of the mines and smelters with the  mi in her of men ��t work in each, us  nearly as they could be acertained.  At the large properties, as is well  known, the number on the payrolls  constantly varies," but the figures given  are believed to be approximately correct:  Grand  Mines.    300  Snowshoe    100  Mother Lode    100  Sunset Mine..      14  B. C. Mine      45  Emma ,     20  Oro Deno.ro         8  Elkhorn       15  Providence       4��  Athelstan  5  E Pluribus Unuin  9  Gold Finch .-.        8  Miscellaneous       30  SMKI.TICKS.  Granby   Mother Lode  Sunset   655  ... 250  ... 100  ...     So   985.  Latest prices of Mclajs.  Nkw York ���- Copper, electrolytic  and lake, $14(2$ 14.50.  Bar silyer, 52^,  WILL REACH PHOENIX SEPT 15.  British   Board   of   Trade Delegates Official  Programme. ' (  Geo. Hadrill, of Montreal, secretary  of the Canadian committee of arrangements for the itinerary through Canada of the members, of the fifth congress of the Chambers of Commerce  of the Empire has sent Secretary Will-  cpx of the Phoenix Board of Trade an  official programme of the Canadian  tour. In his letter Mr. Hadrill states  that this programme will be revised on  August 15th, but only in minor details,  and the tour will be practically as outlined . in the official programme. As  far, as the trip tp the Boundary is concerned the programme.: is as follows:  Monday, Sept, 14th, breakfast on boat.  Leave Robson by special train at S:oo  a. m. Arrive Grand Forks at 11 a. m.  Visit to smelter of Granby company.  Luncheon. Leave Grand Forks at  1:30 p.m. arrive at Phoenix 3:15 p. m.  Supper at 6:30 p. m. Leave Phoenix  at 8:00 p. in, arrive at Greenwood at  9:00 j). 111.  Tuesday Sept 15th���Morning in  Greenwood. Luncheon at Greenwood.  Leave by regular train at 3:20 p.m.  The second party will come on the  day following. The Phoenix Board  will probably send representatives to  meet the visitors at RobsOn and accompany them through the Boundary.  There will be from 100 to 150 in the  two parties.  SIX FURNACES  IN SIX WEEKS  N. Lemieux, street labor. .,  A communication was read from J.  E. Mills, agent for the Marsh block,  asking for a sidewalk to that building,  which was referred to the board of  works. Isaac Crawford was appointed  as city auditor, and Dr. Schon wrote  regarding moving, the city dump. The  city clerk was also authorized to pay  $357, die amount of interest due the  Bank of Montreal.  POLITICAL POINTERS.  To Be in Operation at Granby  Smelter  IF   THERE  IS  PLENTY   OF  COKE.  And Manager Tonkiug Asserts Me Will Have  All the Coke Needed by September 1st  -Everything On the Ground.  Coke Figures for June.  Manager Tonkin gives out the following in regard to the coke output in  the Crow's Nest for the month of June:  Femie   6,56s tons.  Michel...   6,657 tons.  Total.   '3>225 tons-  The disposition of this coke was as  follows:  TONS.  Trail smelter 3,146  Greenwood smelter    ',902  4,799  363  ',77'  ,.i'44.  Lead, $4-12  Granby "        Nelson "         Sunset  "         Northport "         Total    13,225  The coal output for the rnpnlh of  June was as follows:  Coal Creek  34,586 tons,  Jylorrissey j8,i 24 tons,  Mie-hel.'. a8.542- tons,  Total  ���. ?i.353 tons. J f  In all probability there will be six  furnaces in operation at the Granby  smelter in about six weeks, or by Sept.  1 st. In fact, the two new furnaces  now being placed are expected to be  completed and ready for blowing in  before that date, making the complete  battery of six.  , . H. N. Galer, assistant manager of  the Granby Co., stated to the Pioneer  this week that all the machinery of  every kind for the new furnaces was  now at the smelter, and the work of  erection was well under way, so that  there seems little doubt but that in  six weeks' time they will he ready for  operation. Mr. Galer was also asked  about the coke supply by that time,  and said :  "At present we have a good supply  of coke, considering the amount coming in from Fairfax, Wash., and more  is coming in every day, so that for the  present we are all right for four furnaces. T notice that Mr. Tonkin,  manager of the Crow's Nest Pass  Coal Co., is reported to have stated in  Rossland this week that by the 1st of  September he will have a continuous  supply of coke ready for all the smelters in the province, and will have to  look for an outside market for the surplus. Should this prove to be the case,  we will have no trouble in keeping all  the furnaces in blast for an indefinite  time; forv as you know, we can readily  get o.ut ore enougl^for twice that number at our mines, and we have all the  power wo need. The only thing required is plenty of coke, about 300  tons daily for the six furnaces. Of  course, the operation of these six furnaces will also require a larger force of  men in our employ, at both the mines  and smelter,"  The liberal choice of candidates in  Greenwood riding lies between T. J.  Hardy and J. R. Brown.  No date has yet been set for either  the conservative or liberal nominating  conventions in Grand Forks riding.  Next week Friday the Greenwood  liberals will hold their nominating convention. The choice appears to lie  betweenT. J. Hardy and J. R. Brown.  John Riordan, the socialist candidate in this rrding, has received many  congratulations from friends on his  nomination. He believes that he will  win.  The boundary line between Greenwood and Grand Forks ridings runs  directly through the Summit City town-  site, leaving the B. C. mine in this  riding.  At the semi-monthly meeting of the  Phoenix liberals, held Thursday evening, Wm. Delahay and E. H. Mortimer were chosen as the local quota of  a committee to meet and set a date  and place for a convention, and also  to establish the ratio of the represent^  ation in the convention. ��  For a campaign committee the socialists in Grand Forks riding selected  the following:���Chairman, James  Harris, Grand Forks; secretary, Wm  H. Bam bury, Phoenix; treasurer, H. A.  Munroe, Phoenix; executive, J. T.  Lawrence and \V. H. Creiu, of Grand  Forks,and Dan Mclntominey, of Phoenix.  A cleanup of the mill at the Water-  lob mine, Camp McKiwiey, was had  a few days ago, and the gold shipped  to Spokane. ��� . :���  Last Sunday the Sunset smelter  blew in its second furnace, and the  Granby smelter placed its fourth furnace in operation.  The third furnace for the Sunset  smelter .was shipped from Spokane  last Friday, and will be put in place  as soon as possible. ;'"���..'  This week the Oro Denoro joined  the shipping list, the ore going to the  Sunset smeiter. A side track has  been put in at the mine.  In June the Quilp mine, Republic,  shipped 89 cars of ore, 19 of which  went to the Granby smelter, the  balance being sent to the Tacoma  smelter.  Thos.   McDonnell  and   H. S. Simmons  have Obtained a lease and bond  on  the Roderick  Dhu, in Long Lake  I camp," and will start development w ork  in a few days.  Development work has been started  on the Betts' and Hesperus claims in  South Wellington camp, by the Chicago capitalists that recently took hold  of the property. ,  Harry H. Shallenberger has resumed  work on his Crescent claim in Skylark  camp. This property is in the high  grade belt, and the work already performed   has made a splendid showing.  Returns for the last car of Pro\ i  dence ores gave $225 per ton. The net  weight of ore was 37,832 lbs.; the gross  value of which was $4,256.27. The  mineral contents per ton were: gold  1:92 ounces, silver 373.S ounces, and  lead 6.8 per cent.  Wednesday the long expected 150  h. p. boiler for the Snowshoe was received from the makers, the Jenckes  Machine Co., of Sherbrooke, Que,  and will be installed without dela\.  This is said to be the largest boiltr  yet installed at any mine in the Boundary.  Yesterday was the monthly payday  at the Granby mines, the amount disbursed for wages being about the same  as last month, or.a trifle less than $25,-  000. The Snowshoe's payday is next  Wednesday, when the amount paid,out  is expected to run close to$io,ooo for  the month.  A contract has been let by the International Coal and Coke Co., operating  coal properties at Blairmore, Alberta,  for the erection of 100 coke ovens,  and the work is now under way. It is  expected that the ovens will be reach  for use early in the fall, the product  being supplied to the Granby and other  Boundary smelters.  Results of High School Exams.  The results of the high school examinations all over the, province ha\ e  been made public, and it would seem  that the examinations were more than  usually difficult, from the small number that passed. In what is known as  Inspectorate No. 3, consisting of Yale-  Cariboo, the following are the published  figures ' of the results in Boundary  towns; which give a total of six having passed out of 41 taking the examination :  Cascade, candidates 1, passed o;  Grand Forks', candidates 17, passed 2;  Greenwood, candidates 16, passed 2:  Midway, candidates 3, passed 1; Phoenix, candidates 2, passed o; Kettle  River, candidates 2, passed 1.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIP MSNTS.  . The following table gires the ore shipments of Boundi ty mines lor 1900, for 1901, for ]  1902, nnd for 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioueer-  1900 1901  Granby Mines, Phoenix       04,533   231,702  Snowshoe, "         297  Brooklyn, "                150  Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340  Sui set, "   Morrison, "    B. C. Mine, Summit     19,494  R.Bell, '<       Kinina, "       Oro Denoro "      Winnipeg,   Wellington      1,070  3(< Golden Crown,  Athelstan,  King Solomon, \V.Copper .  No. 7 Mine, Central..  City of Paris, "     ..  Jewel, Long Lake..  Curmi, West Fork   Providence,   Providence   Elk horn   Ruby,     Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous      3,230  2.250  1,200  2,000  100  Total, tons ,..    99,730  Granby Smelter treated, tons..   62,387  1,731  99,al>4  802  150  47,405  500  650  1,040  '550  875  (365  350  890  80  3,456  390,000  230.828  1902  309,858  20,800  141.326  7,455  u'.sii  S,530  785  025  1903  171,132  27,492  52,599  7,1(5  17,065  9,770  GO  200  Past  Week  7,697 ���.  1,740 m  2,8.-2  i,2Ul  030  300  (10  140  482  2,175  219  634  129  507.545 286,252  312,340 160,002  14,595  5,391  A t  -M  M  �� JfiK  .'ii  M  r  ,i\r*if  U 1  JJ;r  *  ' 4 'il  m  rv  ( ' *,���  - 1  '5  i'  '5  I* -1  IS   ?  '4  '31  ������ii !"���! ?..w   -Vi.'-~ ���:-���-.;-������. rjJv.1 ...   -.   "+,'���"���   ."   .'-"i ' ...  ���"���f ���������    -^    ���   ^"- ���-���''.   ���-" <S< "    .���"��*.   "i�� ��� ��� "��"* J1 ::���.���"��������� r?-' l.    !'A.'" ���, ���' ~ . -.   rv  ."���--!",-" t1."'-���'.i.v'-   ���-"-���?' 1 ."��� .t ���    -      ,��- 'i   5�� .X'-Vi*' ��  ��� Vj-Tm   ,f-f'\   *    \*f ."���    "t ',-*   ���>   "���-> ���  " ���.-*���''  ���"' ���'���-?�����,   i   ..-�����-:    .*!���.��� THE PHOENIX PIONEER  m<  I  II'  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ISWltD ON SATURDAY BV Tllh  PIONEER PUBLISH TNG CO.  AT PHOENIX, B. C.  W. B. WIULCOX. Manager.  Telephone  ( Business office No. 14.  I Manager's resident:?, No. 15.  SDBSCR1IT10NS IN ADVANCE.  .$2.00  .   1.25  Per Year   Sis Month*   If you arc not a subscriber to this pnptr, this  is an invitation to vou to become one,  AdvertlhhiB rates luruished 011 application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month'*  advertising.  CflOCL^  I9O3  JULY  1903  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed.  1  5  12  \9  26  6  13  20  27  7  14  8  15  Thu. Frl.  2     3  9  10  Sat.  4  11  16. 17 18  21 22 23 ,24 25  28 29 30 31  tent abroad. There is no danger that  such realization can be otherwise than  beneficial to the mining interests of  the Uoundary and of llritish Columbia.  A number of por-ons in this riding  are interested in the coal and oil locations recently made in East Kootenay,  on the coveted two blocks of land for  which the C. I'. R. has been making  such a sensational fight. These men,  conservative and liberal alike, now  say they will bunch their votes and  cast them against the Mc Bride government nominee if the desired licenses  are not issued shortly. Whether this is  a bluff or not remams to be seen. A  few votes might turn the result either  way, in case of a close election.  Two weeks ago the Pioneer stated  that, in the opinion of thi.i paper, the  reason the Great Northern had temporarily deferred completing its branch  to Phoenix, was because of the recent  shrinkage in the New , York money  maiket. In a dispatch recently sent  from St. l'aul this is the identical  cause named.  ����������*�����������������  ��***���* ***������* *���**���������*+.  I-  B. C MINING  ���*���*������������*�����������������������������**�����������*  In nominating John Riordan, of  Phoenix, for legislative honors, the  socialists of Grand Forks riding have  undoubtedly placed their strongest  man in -the race for the ballots. Any  other man on the socialist ��� ticket  would receive many less votes than  could Mr. Riordan.  YEARS MAKE A DIFFERENCE.  When the great gold-copper lodes of  the Boundary were discovered,   just  twelve years ago this month, the prospector who  located   tlicm���the   Old  Ironsides and   Knob   Hill���did  not  have a very high appreciation of their  potential value.   There were no smelters of any kind in British Columbia,  and die nearest railway   transportion  was nearly 100  miles  distant.    Tests  proved the ores to be of low grade���  very low������and some of the claims em-  embraced in the present Granby group  of mines were thought so little of that  the original locators let them lapse, and  they were lelocated.twoor three times.  There are indications that plans are  gradually maturing which will make  Phoenix even better known to the  mining world^it large than it is today.  The chances are they will not be a  long time in coming to a head, either.  As time went op, however, some had  faith" to believe that these properties  might be made to pay in time, but the  great majority of mining men and  metallurgists would not consider them  a second time. One man in particular, well known in the Boundary, and  who is still here, recently said to the  writer: "When I used to ride from  Greenwood through the present town-  site of Phoenix, which was then dense  limber, and looked up the hill, where  the Miner-Graves syndicate were pegging away on the shaft of the Old Iron  sides mine, I thought what fools they  were to be wasting their time 'and  money on such a low grade proposi  tion as that. But they knew what  they were doing, and have made it a  success, the laugh being now on me."  At last the Dominion government  has decided to give the lead miners a  bounty of $15 per ton on lead in smelted ore. The relief is tardy but it will  be none the less welcome to the languishing Slocan.  Political aspirants manywhere are  now figuring on their, chances for  nomination, and most of them will be  aware of their fate. in the next few  weeks.  The Nelson Tribune estimates that  the vote in Grand Forks riding at the  coming election will be about 500.  The Pioneer estimates it at 650.  Remembering these opinions, it is  not a little interesting to note the difference that years make, not only with  the ophnons of local mining men, but  with those on the outside. The attention attracted to the Boundary by the  John Stanton party, that visited Phoenix last month/was widespread and  most favorable. Ii'or instance, the fol  lowing from the New York Engineer  ing and Mining Journal, the leading  authority on mining and kindred subjects on the American continent, is  significant :  The mining and smelting operations  of the Granby company at Grand  Forks and Phoenix, B. C, have received unstinted praise from a source  which must be most gratifying to the  technical men who direct that successful enterprise. When a man so experienced as John Stanton gives his  unqualified approval' to the methods  in use, there is proper ground for congratulation. The cheap exploitation  of the enormous bodies of ore exposed  in the mines is to the credit of W. Y.  Williams, who has reduced mining expenditure to $1.20 per ton; the treatment of the product is under the dircc  tion of A. W. B. Hodges, who is making a copper matte for $1.35 per ton.  It is with great pleasure that we record  this successful work on the part of our-  professional friends.  I WHAT EDITORS SAY  Good Taste���We would rather  be the" editor of The Herald than king  of Servia.���Cranbrook Herald.  A Little Early���It is a little  early yet to be making sure thing predictions about the elections. As a  matter of fact neither side may be said  to be really in the field.���Nelson News.  Want to Know���The people of  Mars are said to be signalling us again.  Probably they want to find out if joe  Martin has really and truly given up  the party leadership.���Vancouver  World.  Not a Success���The World asks  the momentous question: "Does civilization civilize?" It evidently has not  been a success in Vancouver when  Bob Lowery couldn't make the Ozon-  agram stick.���Revelstoke Herald.  Of course, it was only by the exercise of the best business methods,  coupled with ample capital and unbounded faith in the outcome, that  these desirable results have been accomplished, but they can and will be  accomplished by other concerns operating in the Boundary. In. fact, it is  believed that such is the case today.  The length, depth and width of Boundary ore ledges have become an old  sloiy to residents of this section, but  the facts are only beginning to become  fully realized to any appreciable ex-  ��� Was a Factor���Smith Curtis gave  his Rossland constituentSjT.il account  of his stewardship and received the  thanks of the Western Federation of  Miners. People may differ from Mr.  Curtis respecting the wisdom of some  of his methods but it must be conceded  that he has been all in all a factor for  good in the provincial legislature.���  Grand Forks News-Gazette.  It is reported that there is a brisk  demand for miners in the Slocan.  Fort Steele prospectors arc surveying promising placer fields in the vicinity of St. Mary's river.  It is reported that the total coal  shipments for the Crow's Nest mines  for July will be 85,000 tons.  Another force of miners has been  sent to the Canadian-American Company's property at Gribble Island, up  the coast. . ,','.;  The Slocan Star paid another dividend ol $25,000 a few "days ago, bringing the total amount paid to date up  to $550,000.  Albert Banks,, manager of the Kootenay Perry Creek Mining Co., is in  Montreal purchasing the necessary machinery for the development of the  mine. ,',���'.'���..  The Boscowitz interest in the llri-  tainnia mine, on the coast, has finally  been acquired by-New York capitalists,  and this immense copper property is  now to be worked.  Several influential Slocan mine owners state that within a month, after the"  lead bonus has been granted, at least a  dozen of the lead mines of the Kootenay, now closed, will be re-operied and  worked.  In 1902 the North Star mine, in  East Kootenay, shipped 3,426 tons of  ore, the average value being 29.5 oz.  silver and 36,2 per cent lead. Some  22,000 lineal feet of work werv done  during the year, *  The installation of a concentrating  and chlorinization plant for treatment  of the ores of the Silver Cup and  Nettie I, mines in the L-trdeau means  that mining in this section is about to  enter on a new stage.  Last week's Rossland ore shipments  were as follows : Le Roi, 1,920; Center Star, 1,380; War Eagle, 1,290;  Kootenay, 465; Le Roi No. 2, 450;  Velvet, 50; Giant, 120. Total, 5,585  tons; total for year, 185,422 tons.  Poplar Creek, in the Lardeau, the  scene of the recent gold strike, is overrun with a crowd of gold hunters.  Location stakes are being placed over  every foot of ground in the immediate  neighborhood of the Golden Park  group.  A general convention of the executive council of the Provincial Mining  Association of British Columbia will  be held in Vancouver in August or  September, on a. date which will be  announced , in the columns of the  daily press.   .   "  'I he first concentrates to be shipped  out of the Rossland camp were forwarded last week to the Trail smelter by the  War Eagle-Centre Star mill at Silica.  Three thirty-ton - cars comprised the  consigmenl; and it 'is probable that  further lots will be shipped from time  to time.  One of the extraordinary mining romances that come from the Lardeau is  that of a Copper Mountain syndicate  composed of Nelson and Vancouver  men, who hold 27 claims on Copper  Mountain, staked two claims wide as  one claim, did not give sufficient width  to cover the ledge; which is claimed to  be 2,000 feet wide. The o\yners claim  to have copper ore consisting of bornit'  and chalcopyrite, over this huge'urea  and say their assays run up to 64 per.  cent copper. They only want a million dollars cash for "the biggest thing  in British Columbia."  D. J. MATHESON.  INSURANCE AGENT,  KIKE, LIFE, ACC.DENT.  Coihmissiouui' for taking; Affidavits.  Phoenix, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B.C.  King Edward Lodge, U; D.  A.V. and A.M. ;  Regular communication 8 p. m. Sec  oud Thursday of each mouth.  Emergent meetings ascalled; Masonic  Half, Morrison-Anderson ttlock.  THE PIONEER  ?  You should if you don't. It gives the news,  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  W. I,. GHRMAINH,  Secretary.  V. L. COCK.  W.M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  ���;���no. 155.-���-     ���  Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-  ������ ers'Union Hall. ~;   N. I.EMIKUX, Ptes.      J. RIORDAN. Sec'y.-  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  Meetings on Friday  m 8'3u|>.m., Miners'  Unhu Hall.  Visiting   brethren  cordially invited.  TIIOS LYON'S, l're��.      WM.; FLEMING. Secy  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and HATH ROOM.  Phoenix. B. C.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work'Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  KINK BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE TO  ORDER.  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The only all-rail route between all points east  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson nud all in  tennediate points; connecting at S]>okaue with  the Great Northern .Northern Pacific and O. R.S  N.Co.  Connects at Rossland and Nelson with Cana-  diau Pacific Railway.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kasloaud  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects -lit Curlew with stage for Grren  wood and Midway. B. C.  nutlet cars run on passenger trains l>rtwecn  tween Spokane and Kepub)lc.  GREENWOOD  R. GREIGER,  Manager GCoir  S-  J t �� *  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  Ufc. The most perfecty appointed llenllh  and Pleasure Resort iu the West; with a coin-  uletesystem of Haths���including Turkish an I  Kuisiau. Open tli�� year round. The curative  properties of its waters art unequaled.  Vor Curing all Rheumatic, Nervous and Muscular Troubles.  Fot Healing all Kidney, J.iver nud Stomach  uiluu Jits, t  for Eliminating all Metallic Poisons from the  System.  The gtaudeur of the scenery is unrivaled.  Mountains,Know peaks, forests,lake's.wBtcrfnlls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursions,  tenuis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  mildness.  W|f��jl JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  *//a$Mv\K,, row Sole AiteutK for Reichsuuclleu Setters' Mine I.auel Urand the most  wm   ���J\S   McCREATH, Prop.  VuetltK h  healthful nud refreshing of Mineral Waters.  Phone Orders Solicited.   ������'] GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  ��� ���������������������������������)�����������������������������������������  Palace Livenj Staples  "I he best established, and regulated hostelry in the Houii'  dniy.    We are centrally'located in our new utables with  a complete 'outfit of Saddle and' Driving. Morses,   The  ���V   best of rigs,      Parties   driven to  any Boundary   point." ������'  Clear Smelter Lake Ice Delivered on Wednesday and Saturdays.  Mclntyre & HcPonald^Prdpsr >  Knob Hill Avenue  Old Ironsides'"  Addition     ,  Phoenix, B. C :  ����������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading' Weekly  of the Boundary.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  -reap  !'* OLLa PODRiDA. *  Prince Peter Karageorgevitch  lias mounted on the throne���  He says that he is confident  That he can hold his own���  But watch out���from your neckovitch  Your headski may be blown !  The dark and treacherous Servians  Love to killoffbki kings���  They feed their monarchs bulletoiTs,  And other meanski things���  Watch, Peter, or your soulovitch  Will gather sudden wings'.  The Chinamen quit working at the  coke furnaces, Femie, because they  saw hundreds of red and green devils  dancing about inside. They should  quit sam souie and take lummi jow,  its milder, says an exchange.  ��� ���. % ������:'���',  .���'';���  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the I e Roi Mining Company of  Rossland, may be the liberal candidate  for the City of Rossland. J. A. McDonald, a lawyer, is also spoken of  as a candidate.���Nelson Tribune.  Drop in and see Jack Bowerman at  the Cottage'Hotel," ���������'���    "'   ',  Sow the seed between times  the harvest during busy times.  The reward of persistent, judicious  advertising is success.   ���  Whenever- an advertiser thinks he is  hard up for sbmethiug to say he  would better simply tell the truth  and tell it in his plainest language.  There is no other investment open  to the man .in business ;that holds  forth such ' promising prospects for  profiable returns as that of good  advertising.  AND  $69��  Of every description c^u be obtained at Easterfi Prices at the  NELSON, B.C  First class work, and stock guaranteed.    Estimates furnished."'"'���  KFFKCTIVK; NOV. ��. 1901.  I,eave.  Arrive  9:25 a m..   Spokane ;.���...5:45 p. m  :0:15a. m.   ;..Ito3slaiKl ,....5:10 p. m.  7:00 a. 111.   Nelson ,.,......8 oo p. m  il:ooa. in.   Grand Forks,,,,, 4:00 p, 111,  10:34 a. m.   ;... Curlew ���...���.���..:������...4 41 p, m.  9:15'a. in..   Republic.������....,;,....,,5:40 p. 111.  K.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  ftpokanc, Wash,  MINERAL ACT,  Ccrlllicate ol Improvements,  NOTLCrc.  Starve-out  Fractional  Mineral   OIuIjii,  FitnatR in the Kettle  itivur Mininu  Diviaion ot Yalu I)intrict.    Whero  located!   In Skylark Camp  Take notice I hat I, John \V. NuIhoii,  Lfreo Miner'a Certillcate No. B 64917, in-  tft'nd, sixty days.from the (lute, hereof, to  upply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improveinentf>, f >rthe purpose  of obtaining a Crown, Unuit of the above  claim.     :  And further take notice that action,  under seed' 11 37, 'must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements'.  Dated tliis2&thdayof March, A.D 1003.  John W. Nelson.  THE  A familiar name for the Chicng",- Mil  waukee & St. Paul Hailwiiy, known all  over the Union as the Great Railway  runiiiiiu the "Pioneer Limited" trains*  every day and night between St. Paul  and'Cliii:aao, and Omaha aiid Cliicagn,  "The only perfect trains in the woil I."  Understand! > ConnectionH are inadi-  with AUTraiwontinenlal Lines, assuring to passengers Ihe best service known.  l,nxurjoua coaches, electric lights, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no otbei  line.  See that ynur ticket reads via 'Tin  Milwaukee" when goiiifi to any point iu  the United States orCainuin. All ticket  agents sell the in.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, addresSt  It. L. Vow, H. S. Rowr,  Trav. I'a��. AkI" Genera! Agent,  BI'OJCANK, WN. ,1'ORTl.AMJ.OK  Published iu the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  // you read the ���������  PHOENIX PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  Eastern  an  ESTAPLISHEU 1859.      ,  .    CAPITAL $2,000,000. RESERVE .FUND, $i,2oo,ooc.  Heap Office, ^HER^ROQKE.QUESEC.  WH..FAKWM.I., President.       Ja9. Mackiunon,  Gen'l Mgr. .        S. V. MORHv, Inspector.  SHKRHKOOKE, QUKJJEC.  KOCK. ISLAND, "  RICHMOND, '?  HUNTINGDON, "  onM.vrov.'N, "  ST. JOHNS, "  BLANCHES  MflSTflKAI,,       : QfJBBEC.  CQWANhVfM.K,    "     '���'  GRANDE,   '     '���-��� '  MAGO0,  WINDSOK tyH'MV     "  GUANp FORKS, J}. C.  WATEB'.pO,  CQATl'rOOK,  fJEDjfpttP,  HT.   IJYACINTJIB  sprrpN'  PffOESfX, -R..-P-  QUEHKC.  COR-E3P0NDENT6. v  IN CANADA: The Bank of Montreal.  IN UNITED STATES  ���    National Park nank, NewYork.  National Exchange Bank, Boston,  First National Bank, Portland.  Exchange National IJank, Spokane, Wash.  IN KUROrE: ���'���.������'  National Bank of Scotland.  , Intereit at highest ourrent rate* prpdited all  aavingaacciuntii.  N. H. SLACK, Actg. Mgr.,  ���       Phoenix Branch,  the entire Uoundaiy shipped 500,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced-by  Boundary smelters  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  $2.0p  per yeair���or the rest of the world for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the���'....������'     ,..:...  Latest and Most:  Mialelews  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and. independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO,  PHOENIX/ B, C  THE SCENIC LINE  Through Salt Lake City.Leadyille, Eueb|o, Colorado Springs find r)enyer, and  the fanious Rocky Mountain Sjceiier'y by }}aylii?ht to all points East.'  Fqsf Trajitg  ORd "IfSYiL  RIOPEKN   EQUIPMENT, THROURH  PU{.LN{AN  ANfJ|fQURIS^  .St-PEPINR   PARS   ANP    SppERH    piNtN(,:  PAR  SERVICE.  For rates, folders and other  information, addreiis,  STOPOVERS ALLOWED,  vv.  McBRIDE, Gen. Agent,  124 third St., Portland, Ore. THE PHOENIX PIONEER  f',i  STRENGTH - AND - SIMPLICITY  Are two of the good points of the  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada.  A Standard Visible Writer.  The Maximum of work  with  the minimum of time and labor.  Write for Catalogue.,  THE LINOTYPE COMPANY,  MONTREAL, QUE.  ��� .������������������ ������������.��������,���> ������������������������ ���+�������������"�����������������+++ ���������������������������+����� |  "Strongest in me world.  Assets $359.395,538.00.  Surplus $75,752,997.00  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606 607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C. j  -$r  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Talked op at  1iomk and elsewhere  ���  *������-������*��������*+*������  j World Wide Mining  ���������������+*��������-  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������a���������������������-������������<>���������������������������������������  *   ' ������'"���--���'���������' phoenix ;  MARKET.   ���  HEAD OFFICE'-FOR BOUNDARY CREEK,"'GREENWOOD," B. C. ���  JPlBurris & Co.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, H.'C,  ������*'  ;/.. WIioIcmIc and .-Mil Meat Merchants i  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a*  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo.Three Forks,,Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salmo'i Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand 1'ork*, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix,.,  FISH j OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave -Phoenix at 10 a. in.  ,.' ��� Leave Greenwood at 3 p.  Daily.  111.  wp t��p c3f ���  A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor,  An Unpccedentcd  to pur Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  GI0D6 (daily) both for One  year....- ......���..I��� -.-  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year.. ���....,���~,  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  _���._   /Including Handsome PortrailX  ��� year   l^ofKliig Edward, 17x31 inches./-    Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year .:..������   Phoenix Pioneer q,nd Montreal  ���Family" Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year --   Hubacrljitiona received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates,  $3.75  2.50  2.50  2.75  2.75  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  John H. Tonkin, manager of the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., is to be  commended for finally complying with  the suggestion of the Pioneer, that he  publish the coke output of his collieries, and also where the coke was shipped. The figures for June will be  found in another column of this issue.  ������>       ��� ��� ,  For the first time in the history of  the Boundary, there are now eight furnaces in operation in its the three  smelters ��� four at Grand Forks, two  at Greenwood and two at Boundary  Falls. These eight furnaces are now  handling not far from 3,000 tons of  ore daily. This desirable state of  affairs is made possible by the heavier  shipments of Crow's Nest coke being  received.  M.  An exchange wisely remarks thusly:  The newspapers of a town are like  looking-glasses, and you see yourselves  as others see you. If your town is  doing business the local paper will  show it in its advertising columns, but  if the merchants are scared, spiritless men, with stocks of goods all jumbled together and no business doing,  the newpapers will show it by the lack  of space they take. If you wantdo  make your town a live town, the best  way to do it is to keep your advertisements.' constantly before the public in  your local paper. Who, wants to settle in a dead town whose merchants  are too . scared, to let outside people  know   there  is  any  business  in" the  town? ��� v  �����' :  The Vancouver World remarks  pertinently: There is one clause in  the form of application for enrollment  of voters which seems to occasion considerable misunderstanding. It reads:  "Any person applying for registration  in any electoral distrct while his name  appears on the register of any other  district, is liable to a penalty of $50."  The only way in which the law in this  respect could now be violated would  be by a citizen registering twice in  the present composition of the list.  All the old lists are destroyed, and the  fact that one's name has been on any  one of them has not the slightest bearing on his present position. Everyone  should bear this fact in mind.  ����� .  James Breen who is well known in  this camp', on account of his connection with the Brooklyn group of mines,  in which he was interested and managed two years ago, and on which he  spent $125,000 in development, has  been having his troubles with his smelter at Crofton, on Vancouver Island.  When it was completed, the mine  which was to furnish most of the ore  to keep the one stack in operation, the  Lenora, on Mount Sicker, got into  financial difficulties and was closed,  which forced the smelter to blow out.  The smelter is running again, however,  and Mr. .Breen has succeeded in securing a'lease oh the Lenora, and will  operate it.  A feature of the mineral exhibit of  the Spokane interstate fair this year  will be a miniature gold mining camp.  All of the mines on the great Corn-  stock lode in California, are now running, for the first time in fifteen years.  The world's record for cheap gold  mining is held, by the Spanish mine,  Nevada county, California, This mine  milled for 23.9 cents per ton.  It is stated that the production of  the Santa Rita Mining Company's  mines at Santa Rita, New Mexico, is  600,000 pounds of refined copper  per month. ���  A statement of the production of  gold, silver and lead in Idaho during  the calendar year 1902 shows the following: Gold, $1,510,015; silver, $7,  683,509;'Iead, $5,787,290. Total $14,-  980,814.  There'are but seven or eight antimony'smelters in the world, two of  them being in the United States���one  of them at San Francisco and the  other in New York. The first-named  of the two in this country is closed.  It is stated by the Pacific Coast Miner  that no antimony is now being mined  in the United States.  Some faint idea of what a wonderful  '���mine the' Copper Queen, at Bisbee,  Ariz:, is can be had when it is stated  that it has 140 miles of drifts and tunnels alone. It used underground  11,000,000 feet of timber in 1901.  Its ; production of copper for that year  was 20,000 rtons. It employs 1800  men. Its new smelter now being built  at Douglas, which, is 294 feet wide,  with a capaciiy of "treating 1800 tons  of ore every 24 hours, is almost com  pleted.  One Can of  Victor  Brand  Evap.orated   Gream  will tell the story better than  many words.  Victor Cream is fully  equal to the richest fluid  cream.  No other br.-.nd compares  with it for all household  purposes. It is simply the  purest of Jersey Cream wkh  the water evaporated.  UH by Charlottetovrn Condensed Wile,'  Co., Chirlottetbwn, P.E.I.  Slater Shoe Advertising  Shoes of Beauty  Short talks by the Slater Shoe ad man,  No. 0.  AKERY  Victoria Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  In Cottage Hotel.  We make a specialty  of Family ar\d Hotel  trade.  . Free delivery to all porta of the city.  J. S.McCAGUE, Prop,  h the lever that moves the b^s-  ness world ��� so the men whp  really know, who are conspicuous for their success, assert.  If yo�� wish to reach the pep-  ary generally, you cannpt do It  without using the columns of  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to  Pioneer Vvb. Co.,  PhoeniXi B.o.  His Last Hope Realized.  (From the Sentinel, Gebo, Muiit)  In the first opening of Oklahoma to  settlers in 188!), theeditoi of lln's paper  'was amoiijr the many seekers after for  tuiip'wlio made the big race one fine day  in April. During, his traveling about  and afterwards in cain| inp upon his  claim, lie eiwnnntereJ much bad water  which. togfili'T with the eeve-e heat,  gave him 11 very severe dianlio-a whidi  ilseemtd almost impossible to check,  mid along in Jane (he ease became so  bad be expected to die. One day one of  his neighbors brought him one small  bottle of Chamberlain's t'olie, Cholera  and Diarrhoea Ketnedy as a ht.-t hope-  * I A big dose was given him while he whp  rolling about on the ground in great  agony, and in a few minutes the dose  was repeated. The good effect of the  medicine was poph nqtioed and within  an hour the patient was taking his first  sound sleep for a fortnight. That one  little bottle \yorked a complete cure, and  lie cannot help feeding grateful. . The  season for bowel disorders being at hand  suggests this ittpi. Sold by all druggists.  No man or woman will hesitate to  Bpeak well ol Chamberlain's Stomach  and Liver Tablets after oneo trying  them. They always produce a pleasant  movement of the bowels, improve the  appetite and strengthen the digestion.  For sale by all druggists.  In this connection, it is also interesting to notice that another old  Boundary man is connected with tht  Lenora. N. Tregear. at one time connected with the LeRqi mine, and for a  year holding the same position at the  Winnipeg, near here, has been installed  in a similar position at the Lenora.  ��<t  It is getting so nowadays that when  a large advertiser plans a campaign of  publicity, the first thing he does is to  turn loqse an ocean of ink, For instance, it is noted that recently a Chicago cereal food'company made a purchase of 50 tons of printers'ink for  the sole purpose of printing the labels  of the packages to be used. The  largest publicity promoters have had it  drilled into thorn that no campaign  can be successful without a liberal use  of fusel oil, lamp black and other substances used for this purpose. .  ���������  Manager Tonkin, of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co., has been making  his first visit to the Boundary smelters  this week, and had a chance to note  that all the smelters were in full blast,  using up coke at the rate of about 350  tons per day. As Mr. Tonkin states  that he is now producing 13,000 tons  of coke mqntldy, he will doubtless be  able to keep the eiglit Boundary furnaces gqing most qf the time, providing he does not ship too large a share  0/ coke to other snickers. He doubt,  less noted, alsq, that one reason the  Granby smelter is ivblo to operate four  furnaces now is that the coke supply is  being augmented from ouside the province.  For sale, Smith-Premier No. 1 typewriter in good condition at reasonable  price, inquire at the Pioneer office.  Boston View on Copper.  ��� If the copper mining and selling  industry was sufficiently'organized'to  make possible a 10 % rednction of  sales by all producers for two or three  months to come, it would be an easy  matter to maintain prices at 14)^  cents. All indications are that copper is now being consumed as rapidly  as it is being produced, the weakness  of the market being chiefly due to a  desire on the part of some producers  to sell copper that has not yet been  mined. .This, if persisted in, may  cause the, price of the metal to break  fractionally belowrd/cents per pound;  but should a decline occur, it promises  to be followed by a recovery, which  will carry the price above 15 cents  again. Producing interests have great  confidence in the future of the metal,  and a little lower price will cause  some of the large sellers to withdraw  from the market.���Boston Commercial.  '    Special Round Trip Rates.  Between June 4U1 and August 26th  the Illinois Central will sell rrund trip  tickets from Oregon -and Washington  points to Chicago, Cairo, Memphis  and New Oileans at greatly reduced  rates.  Tickets good for three months. Going limit ten days. Returning limit  ten days after starling west. Stopover  privileges either way, west-of the Missouri river.  Sale dates are arranged to be convenient for delegates to conventions of  National Educational Association, at  Boston; Elks, at Baltimore; Woodmen,  at Indianapolis; Eagles, at New York;  Shrineis.at Saratoga; Knights of Pythias  at Louisville and Commercial Travelers at Indianapolis.  You can take your choice of sixteen  different routes. Write us. We will  cheerfully give you any detailed information you want,  B. II. Trumduli.,  142 Third St.,  Portland, Ore.  A shoe which looms Iarjjc in the public  eye must combine in it positive elements of  price value, of durability, comf ortandbeauty.  The " Slater Shoe" because it makes  strenuous claims on public attention must  not only feel easy when worn, it must not  .only wear well,"but it must look well,���all  advertised claims, are unconsciously and  critically weighed by the first impression  conveyed to the mind through the eye in  its initial inspection of the shoe.  So the "Slater Shoe" with its high  prestige obtained by years of advertising  must not only fulfil the wearer's expectations  of fit, shape retention and wear, but its  beauty must meet with the instantaneous  approval of the wearer's eye in its most  critical moment, viz: the first glance, and  the succeeding closer scrutiny.  And the makers of the " Slater Shoe "  realising this fact have made "Slater Shoes"  not only foot houses of ease internally, but  foot palaces of beauty externally.  The Slater Shoe  Made in Canada 40 years.   Goodyear Welted.  For men $4.00 and $5.50.  For women $3.50 and $5.00,  SOLE AGENTS,  Hunter=Kendrick Co.  PHOENIX, B.C.  TICKETS  .     TO ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  SHORT" LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  '      AND ALL POINTS KAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Taeoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Bullet Smoking Library.  Fast Trains at Convenient Hoars *\  Bet. Spokane and Puget Sound ��  For rates and foltlersjand full information regarding trips call on or address  anv agent V. V. & K.or S. F. & N. Rys.  A.B.C.Dkn-niston,       H. Buandt,  G. W. P.A., C P &T. A.,  Seattle, Wash. Spokane,VVn  1903 COPPER HANDBOOK  The World's Standard Reference Book on Copper.  The 1003 International Edition is new from cover to  cover. It lists and describes 2,207 copper mines and copper mining'companies in all pails of the world. It has a  greatly amplified chapter on the History, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Uses and Statistics of Copper.  Eight chapters are devoted to the various Copper Mining  fields of the world;, a long chapter of Statistical Tables  and descriptions, ranging from a few lines to eleven pages,  of the world's Copper Mines.  The 1903 edition is'..the result of nearly ten years'  lahor. It is made for the investor, miner, smelter, scientist  or any other person interested in the subject of copper from  any standpoint. The book has 600 octavo pages, with  gilt tops. Price. $5 in Buckram, or $7.50 in full library  mdrocco.  IT WILL   BE   SENT,   ON  APPROVAL,   FULLY   PREPAID,  to any address in the world, on the understanding that the  person ordering may return it within a week of leceipt, and  charge will be cancelled if the book is unsatisfactory, for any  reason whatsoever, or tor no reason at all. It costs nothing  to see the Copper Handbook, and it need not be kept unless it suits. May we send you a copy on these tenns?  Address all orders to the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS,    :    HOUGHTON, MICH.  36 Post Cm-tick Block.  Wliv vou should huv.  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BUST tiuality  Because it is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST high grade 10  or 20c plug  Because the TAGS ARK VALUAl'.LK for  prcniiiHiis until January 1, 1906  Because we GUARANTEE every plug ami  Because YOUR OKALKK IS AUTHORIZE I'< TO REFUND MONEY  IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED  Ti/k Emi'ikk Toii.\cco Cc, Ltd  Phoenix Bakery,  Vhoenix Street.    'Phone 53,  We make good  bread,     Try it,  .C.W.GREER. Proprietor  There are just  Two Kinds of  77k?// are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other hind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  When you want something  Clean,  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, B.C.  [L. S.]/   ���..' '  HENRI G. JOLY dk LOTBINIERE.  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA.  PROVINCE   OF  BRITISH   COLUM-  ".-....'    BIA- '  HOWARD VII., by the Grace of God. of the  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond  the Seas, King, Defender of the faith, etc.,  ���' etc., etc..  To all to whom these presents shall come���Greeting.. '  A PROCLAMATION   '  A. E. McPhlllips, Attorney-Oeneral ,  Whereas, We are desirous andVesolved, as soon'  as nia^ be, to meet Our people of Our Province'  of British Columbia, and to have their advice in  Out Legislature, We do make known Our Royal  will and pleasure to call a new Legislative Assembly of Our said Province; and do further declare that by the advice of Our Executive Coun.  cil of British Columbia, We have this day given  orders for issuing Our writs in due form, for calling a new Legislative Assembly of Our said Province, which writs arc to bear date the sixteenth  day cf July, and to be returnable on or before-  the eighteenth day ot November, one thousand  nine hundred and three.  Is- Testimony  Whereof^ We have  caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and the  Great Seal of Our said Province to be hereunto affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir IIehkj GUS-  .TAVE. JOIY   DE  LOTBINIERE,    K.   C.   M.   G.,  Lieuteiiant-Govenor, of Our said Province of  British Columbia, at Our Government House,  in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province,  this sixteenth day of June, in the year  of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and  three, and in the third year of Our Reign.  By Command,  R. F. GREHN,  Provincial Secretary.  [L.S.] HENRI p. JOLY dp. LOTBINIERE,  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA. . . ",/���  EDWARD VII, by the Grace of God, ol the  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond  the Seas, King, Defender of the Kaith, etc ,  elc, itc.      .  To Our faithful the Members elected to serve  in (lie Legislative Assembly of Our Province  " of British Columbia, at Our Ciiy of Victoria���  Greeting: ;v  , A  PROCLAMATION.  A. E. McPhillips, Attorney-General.  . Whereas, We are desirous and resolved as soon  as may l>e, tO'mectOur people of Our Province  of British Columbia, and to have their'advice in  Our.Legislature:  N'pw know ye, that for divers causes and con- <  sideratious, and taking into consideration the  ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, We  have thought fit, by and with the advice of Our  Executive Council of the Province of British,  Columbia.'to hereby convoke, and by these presents, enjoin you, and each of you, that on Thursday/the twenty-first day of January, one thousand nine hundred and four, you meet Us iti Our  said' Legislature, or Parliament of the said  Province'at Our City^of Victoria, for the dispatch  of business, to treat,* do, act and conclude, upon  those things which, iu Our Legislature of the  Province of British Columbia, by the common  council of Our said Province may. by the favour,  of God be ordained.  In testimony whereof, We have caused these  Our lettersto.be made patent, and the Great Seal  of the said Proviuc to be hereunto affixed.  ^JWitnfss.-.tlie;-Hoiiourable Sir Henri Gustave  Jcly de Lofbiriiere, K. C. M; G., Lieulenant-Gov-  enor of Our said Province of British Columbia,  iu Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this  sixteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord  one thousand nine hundred and three, and in the  third year of Our reign.   By command.  ��� ���   /   " . R. F. OKEEN,:  Provincial Secretary.  Reduced Summer Excursion Rates.  The Denver & Rio Grande, popularly known as the "Scenic Line of  the World," has announced greatly, reduced round-trip rates from Pacific  Coast points for the benefit of teachers  wno will spend their vacation in the  east, and delegates to all the prominent  conventions���N. E. A., at Boston; A.  O. U. W., at St. Paul; B. P. O. E.,  at Baltimore; Woodmen of America,  at Indianapolis; Eagles at New York;  Mystic Shriner,-at Saratoga Springs;  K. of P. at Louisville, and T. P. A.,  at Indianapoils.  Tickets at the reduced rates will be  based upon one fare for the round  trip, but will be sold only on certain  days. These tickets will carry stopover privileges on the going trip, giving  passengers an opportunity to visit Salt  Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Colorado Springs and Denver; and will be  good to return any time within ninety  days. Passengers going via the Denver & Rio Grande are given the privilege of returning via a different route.  For a rate to the point you wish to  go, and for dates of sale and othei  particulars, as well as for illustrated  pamphlets, write  \V. C.McBRIDE, Gen. Agt.,  124 Third St.,"Portland,Or.  Stioi^rLiNE  and imon Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily-.  Steamship tickets to Europe ami other  foreign eountries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective l>ec. 2j i^o-j  Arrive:  Daily  7.45a. 111. EAST MAIL���Tn and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Kami-  iiiRlon Garfield < olfnx, Pullman, *Mosi-ow, ���Pomeioy,  Wiiitsliuij-, Diivton, Walla  Walla. Pendleton, I!:iker City  ami all points East 6.25 v. 111.  4:15 p. 111. EXPRESS��� Vor Kariiiingtou  Onrneld, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,Lewistotl, Portland  San l-'rancisco. Baker City  audall points EAST.  EXPRESS ��� Kroni all points  East. Baker City, Sail Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Earuiiugtou 9-3oa. in.  ���Except Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Koute.  Steamers sail from Aiiiswotth dock.  Portland,  at S p. 111. and from Spear Street wharf, Sanl-'ran-  cisco, at 10 a. 111. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. F. & N. Stations.  Kor further iu formation  as  to rates, time ol  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOIII.ER. General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  Cotton rat;s wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  'em along and get your money.  All the news of the Kootenay and  Vale in the Nelson Daily News. At  your newsdealer's on day of publication  Can you make a better present to  your eastern friends than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  'II  .    ."..If. 'A -A'Jr-.**!.  -I'iitt  frttftl  ���3fil  mm  H'i-fsi#|  ���|iL;  distil  Mm.  vi'feW.I  ."������r'.f-ftfcHSSl  ������ if v^8|  m  'Mm  ���lillll  im :���$"''  >:^l  KSsft THE PHOENIX PIONEER  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEK-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOSMICKNS  Dr. Mathisbn. Dentist.  Greenwood is to have another brew-  cry in the near future.  J. L. Martin and wife visited tlieir  ranch near Curlew, last Saturday.  The next fitting of the county court  at Greenwood will be held on the 14th  inst.  The local hose teams are planning  to secure a light hose carl for racing  purposes.  Right-of-Way Agent DesBrisay, of  of the Great Northern, came in again  yesterday.  Dr. Malhi.son, dentist, will be at his  office, as usual, in the Bank bloek.from  Ex-Alderman 1 )ougald Mclnnes was  in the city from his Fourth of July  creek ranch Thursday.  July 10th to 14th.  Fred Starkey, the well known Nelson rory, was talking politics and business in Phoenix Monday.  Road Foreman Findley and a do/.en  men are repairing the wagon road  from Phoenix to Greenwood.  George I,. Pedlar of New Denver,  was in the city early this week, on  one of his semi-occasional trips.  '.'������ Church Contract Let. I    Your diu^nist will refund your money  ...   ,       ,   ��� .', , ���   _�� . r���_ ,i    -.��� "if   von   nro    not.   suli^lied  after tisini  Wednesday the contract lor the erec-  Dr. Simmons, dentist, postoffice blk.  I��ast week Republic mines shipped  Over 1,006 tons of ore.  ^ H. N. Galer and G. W. Wooster, of  Grand   Forks, came up last Thursday.  Rev. V. M. Purdyattended Presbytery meeting at Grand Forks Tiies-  day-     '������ .-''te':'V^.,V. '-,;���  James Smith is doing assessment  work on the Two Jims claim iii Wellington camp. ;.  Mrs. W. ������ L. Germainc expects to  leave today, to joiif her , husband in  Grand Forks. ;  Joseph Bauer; of this city, is taking  charge of the boarding house at,the  Providence mine.  I^ast evening an ice cream and strawberry social was held by the . Metho-  distsat Hardy hall.  Albert I. Goodell, superintendent  of the Sunset' smelter, has-1 gone to  Montreal, and expects to be absent a  couple of weeks.  A union Sunday school picnic will  he held on Tuesday, the 21st inst., by  the Presbyterians and Methodists, in  the grove south of the city.  Aid.  Cusson, of Grand Forks, re-  Hugh McCutcheon, customs officer |^ne? fbccaVse',as ^airman  of   the  *-   . -   .  .1  :��� v��� ���Mt���rl1,l, I board of works, he was not allowed a  salary.    His resignation was accepted.  His Lordship, Bishop Dart, of New  '���Westminster and Kootenajy arrived in  Phoenix last evening, and administered the sacrament of the laying on of  hands at S. John's church.  Eber C. Smith, formerly a newspaper man of the Boundary, but for  the last two years editor of a weekly  in Manila, P. L, is now,being prosecuted for libelling the police in that  city.  . .-���.. ���  -    ,  at Greenwood, was in town yesterday  collecting various kinds* of Dominion  revenues.  Mrs.  Mose Chambers died at Anaconda last Saturday, the funeral being  . held  at  Greenwood Tuesday, Rev. I.  D. P. Knox officiating.  The quality of light furnished by the  Cascade power concern is decidedly  poor nowadays. It certainly cannot  be on account of lack of power.  Alex Munroe returned from Republic Monday, where he succeeded in  capturing several athletic prizes during  the celebration.  W. S. Macy has purchased the  Spencer ranch, a fine piece of land on  Fourth of July creek. He expects to  stock it with cattle, pigs, poultry, etc.  A report that the Eastern Townships Bank has an intention of opening a branch in Spokane at present,  was denied last week by its president.  Those who attended the 4th of July  celebration at Republic last Saturday,  report having had a wet-but a good  lime.    It rained most of the time.  L. Y..Birnie and family started this  . week for an overland trip to Lake Che-  " Ian, in the American Okanogan. They  will drive-their own team the entire  distance, .being absent about a month.  F. L. Cock and family left for Na-  jiaimo last Saturday, Mr. Cock having  been entertained at supper the night  before by King Edward Lodge, A. F.  and A. M., of which he is the master.  As a token of esteem the employees  of the Hunter-Kendrick Co. this week  made a presentation of a watch charm  to W. L. Germaine; who has recently  accepted another position in Grand  Forks.  Edwin Jacobs, for a long time a  press correspondent at Greenwood,  has decided to connect himself with  the B. C. Mining-Record, of Victoria,  and will enter on his new duties some  time this month.  ' It is understood that Mayor Smailes,  of Greenwood, has gone to London in  connection with financing the building  of the Midway and Vernon railway,  the bonus for which has been granted  by the Dominion parliament.  E. Spraggctt, road foreman for Grand  Forks riding, with a force of twenty  men, has started to spend $5,000 on  the extension of the North Fork wagon  road. It is expected to get some sort  of a road through to Franklin camp.  Francis J Finucane, manager of the  Bank of Montreal at Spokane, passed  through Phoenix Saturday, enroute to  Greenwood, where he is reported to  have purchased the L. S. Moulton-  Barrett residence for the bank.  Early Monday morning No. 1 hose  company was called out by a slight  fire in the barn of Adolph Circu, in  the lower end of the city. A stream  of water quickly extinguished Die  blaze.    It is not known how it started.  This week the local Methodist  church became possessed of some  good Great Northern money, when  the parsonage lot, on the right of way  in lower'town, was sold to the railway  company. Thus does the Great Northern still work on the right of way matters.  Next Tuesday evening there will be  a joint installation of officers of two  Odd Fellows lodges at Greenwood,  namely, Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, of  Phoenix, and Boundary Valley Lodge  No. 28, of Greenwood. David Whiteside, of Grand Forks, will be the installing officer.   '  Owing to the resignation of Rev.  Dr MacRae, of Greenwood, the Kootenay presbytery has appointed Rev. V.  M. Purdy interim moderator of sessions, instructing him to preach in  Gieeiittond, Sunday, July 12th, and  to declare the pulpit vacant. Rev. E,  C. W. McColl, M. A., will occupy the  pulpit here that date.  -Meetings of the Phoenix Water  Supply Co. and the Phoenix Electric  Lighting Co. were held Thursday, and  arrangements cOmnleted for the latter  to take o\er the . anchise, plant, etc.,  of the formei, in order to simplify the  business, , both being under one management, ilnd having to a large extent  the same shaieholders.  Candidates Nominated.  Island���T. W. Patterson, Liberal.  Nelson���S. S. Taylor, Liberal.  Okanagan���T. W. Sterling, Liberal.  New  Westminster���Thos.   Gifford,  Conservative.  Grand Forks���J. Riordan, Socialist.  A Great Company.  J. Burtt Morgan, of Grand Forks,  manager of the Mutual "Life Ins. Co.  of New York, for the interior, is in  town on a business trip. Mr. Morgan  is making a new record for his great  company in this district. The oldest  in America and. the largest,in the  \vorld, the Mutual Life also holds the  world's record as a dividend earner. In  the sixty years of its history It has  been entrusted with $888,269,137 by  its policy holders, upon which it has  made a net earning for policy holders  of $92,462,706. Its present assets  are $382,432,681, making it the largest  monetary institution on earth. Intending insurers, therefore, should "see  Morgan."  tion of the new Cathojic church was  awarded to Alex Munroe, the.local  contractor. He will secure the mater  ial at once, and proceed with construction without delay.  Everything comfortable and homelike at the Cottage hotel, Jack Bower-  man, proprietor.  Low Rates to Los Angeles.  The 0. R. k N'. will s*ll tickets May  10th. lllh, 15th and Kith from,Spokane  to Los Aniielefl, Cal. and return via  steamer from Portland at rate of $40,90.  and on May 13th. 14th arid 15th via the  all rail route $4i).20, or via steamer from  Portland to San Francisco, rail to Los  Angeles and rail returning, MS) 20. Meals  m'hI berth* on Steamers.included. Final  limit July 151 h. 11103: Stopovers allowed  -in California in either direction:' Berth  reservations should be made in advance.  For full, particulars cull on or address,  Geo. J. Mom.Kit, General Agent,  430-Riverside' avenue, Spokane.  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and. Diarrhoea  '".],. Remedy.  The 'uniform success of this remedy  has made, it the most popularpreparation  in  iiKe for bowel t'onipluinls.   It is  everywhere recognized as tlm.one remedy that can always be depended upon  anil   that   is pleasant to take.   It   is  ef=periidly   valuable for' summer dim-,  rhoi'iiin 'childrenand is undoubtedly the '  means of saving.the lives of a  great'  many children each year.   For sale by  all druggists.  Hospital Donations,  Lint of Pollutions received  since Jan.  1st, 11)03, to the Phoenix: General  Hospital:  One Doren Shirts , Mr-., Griffin  Carpet, bed ami tilmikcU lor private wnni, chickens ami provis.uns Mrii.Mncy  A (|iinnlity of Jiini,..Mrs, Mntluson, Greenwood  llookf,- nncl Preserves..; Mr��. Keen  A qnantllvof Preserves Mrs l-ovle  A Cuse of Whisky Mi. Astley  ''nsli, $5 A Friend  Cnsli.Jso A Friend  Surgical Dressings .������ '.. A. 1J. McKenzie  Bedding.. Win  Yolen Williams  Uarrlslcr Fees ;..;......W. II. Cochrane  Much net ileil Swing Splint Mr. Detnliay  Uooks and Kkks .......Mrs. IVillcox  Two Dozen Pillow Slips and One Dozen Towels  Mr. Macy  Cash, (20,. ....'..,. ..A Fiienti  Books........... Mrs. WiUcox  Papers and Mnuazine.s,......McKae Dros & Smith  Highl small Ward Tallies and Wicker Hnsy Chair  A Friend  Provisions .Mrs. Macy  f'lothiiiK'.....; ...Friends  Subscriptions for seven Magazines, A. I,, White,  New York City  Hastcr Turkey ;...'. '.. W. S Macy  Cash, $50 Kastern Townships .Uaiik, Sherbrooke  Cash, $150.00,...,...,,' Lord Strathcoitn  Cash. J5 ���.A Friend  Twenty-five dollar (8-day) (lock .Geo. H Dey  A quantity of Provisions ..'.'. ....W.S. M*cy  A quantity of Marmalade W. I.,. Germainc  Put Plants. D Mcpherson and C. Henderson  KgCS... .............A Friend  Cash $100 , Mr. and Mrs. S II. C. Miner  25 h. p boiler for Steam Heating..,...Granby Co.  Two Cords of Wood...... A Friend  Sawing Three Cords of Wood ....;....,.A Friend  Strawberries .;........'. Marshall & Shea  Clittiiiherlaiii's Coli"1. Cholera and Diar  rhoen. Remedy. It is everywhere admitted to be the most successful remedy  in use for bowel complaints mid the  only one that never fails. It is pleasnat,  safe and reliable.  CChvirch. Services J  ( Tomorrow.  J  Church of England Services���Holy  Communion each Sunday at 8 a. in.,  Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.in.;,  second Sunday in each month lloly  Communion also at midday. All seats  free.    E P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews'. Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:36 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. Rev. V, M.  Purdy,-B..-A., pastor.''' ���.'..,.���  Methodist���^Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p. m. at Hardy-McKenzie hall, the  pastor preaching at both seivices: Sunday School at 2.30 p. m. A hearty invitation is extended to all. Thos.  Green, B. A., pastor.  A pencil mark here _  is a reminder that vour subscription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appicciate your  prompt attention.    . fjtF  The Phoenix Water Supply Co., Limited.  TAKE NOTICE that an ordinary general meeting of The Phoenix Water Supply Co., Limited,  will be held at the office of the company on First  street, in the City of Phoenix, B. C , on Saturday,  July 25,1903, at the hour of 3:36 in the afternoon.  Dated at Phoenix, 11. C, the 10th day of July,  1903.  J. I,. Martin-,  Secretary  160 ACRE FARM  For Sale,  Choice location near Curlew, 011 the  American siilp.' 80 acres fenced, 35 acres  in oats, which will pay half of purchase  price when cut. Team, wagon, harness,  good log house and barn.  Kverything in i-hiipe so that you can  cull it HOM K���and at a real bargiiin.  Full particulars of this snap can be  lind by applving to  E.'H.MOKTIMEK,  Phoenix, B. C.  FcuST���.'''.]  ��� Transfer, I  Let lie Show Ton  Some of the choice \Vatche8 which  I now have in stock. It is well  worth your while to examine them,  whether you wish to get one now or  in the future. We have jrood timekeepers���Elgin make���that we, can  sell von os low as $8. Not much in  it for us. but that's your advantage.  ��� ��� Of course we have fine chronometers  , also.   Drop in and see them.  G.E.DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official  C.l'.R. Time   Inspector.  BIRiTfOOD!  tf> Birds look better,  feel better, and  '-    sing better when fed on our choice  mixed bird seed, containing rape,  miller, canary and hemp.  Each package contains a piece  of Cuttle Bone.  Grand Forks,   Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE   LINE.  J. F. ROYKR,      1        :       .        :       Proprietor.  Hcgimiini? lune 1st, leave Greenwood at 6 a.m.  and Phoenix at 7:30 a,ill ; arrive at I'.rauil Forks  10:30 a 111., leave Grand Forks 3:45 p. m.,iirrlvhiK  at Phoenix 7 p. 111.,' nud Greenwood at 8. p. 111.  Connects both ways with Great Northern trains.  Fare���Grand Korku to Phoenix, $2 So; Phoenix  to Greenwood, 50c: Greenwood to Phoenix, $1 00  Greewood to Oiaud Folks, $3. Ofiiee iu Greenwood, lit Northern Telegraph office. In Phoenix, McKae Ilros. & Smith. In Grand Fork",  Ot. Norther offices. For express rules, inquire  at citner office.  W. ZIMMERMAN  ^THE JEWELER 3  HAS REMOVED'TO'  <^_Dominion Ave.  Adjoining the Hardy-McKenzie Block.  lie will he pleased to see '  All his old patrons, and many  New ones at the  NEW LOCATION.  jrayi  Dry Wood for sale,  : W. H. DOCKSTEADER,:  . Residence and Stables at foot of ^  m Dominion Ave., Phoenix, II C. a  Z      . O. Box 269. 'Phone No  40.  J  fANAr>IAN.A  V^AjCIFrC:r\K  Excursion Rates bsf!  From PHOENIX to  St. Paul, Minneapolis,   Duluth Sioux  City, ,  $60.50.  Why Pay Rent?  When !f25 down and 5P monthly payments  will secure you a lot in spjendid location  with a well-built G-robtneri house, with  pantries, voraiidahs, etc.. which yon will  own at the last payment. No interest  charged, if payment!) are made promptly.  Discount given on all payments made in  advance.   If this interests you, call on  S. Somerviile,     Dominion Avenue  THOS. BROWN,  ���DEALER IN���  Men's Wea* Exclusively,  Invites every fljan in Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods, . . . .  Ha*dy-McKen��ie Blk.,     Dominion Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C.  FIRE Insurance.  ALSO  The Druggist.  ���Phone 16  It is getting time to tackle  the' finny tribe. Before yon  start out be sure you call at  our store and examine our  complete line of these goods.  We have lushing Rods, of  all kinds ; lines that will  hold the biggest of fish; sinkers, hooks and everything  needed by the disciples of  the famous Isaac vValtou.  Our prices are right, as  well as the goods, and we  invite vou to call when you  get the fishing fever.  Life, Accident  and Health.  Real Estate, Mines and Stocks.  Houses, Roonip, Cabins and Stores  For Kent at all uriccs. Deeds and  Documents: Recorded.   Money to  1 l,oan.' ' . .,'.  ED. H. MORTIMER,  Cieii'l AKent, P.O. B"X 113, Phoenix, B.C.  HDTEU  REVIEW...  3d, -tih and 6th floors  Spokt'Hiuiin-Review  ,v liuildiiii,', "���  . ���   ,  SPOKANE.  The IIiiphJ   family hotel in Ihf cily.  Willi or without board. Price* moderate.  '...'"./-.'.SUTHERLAND''* DART,  ��� Proprietors. .  WHEN IN NELSON  Stop at The Hotki.  PH/vie  MllWM  Knoh llll.l. Avk., I'llOKNIX, II 0.  ALBERT GROltX,  |  Practical Horseshoeing, Blicksrnithlng,.^  ��� Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B.U.     ^  ��� ����������������������������+��������+�������������������������� ��� �����  Fogg's  Chemical   Chalk,    l'erline,  ;ind Rustine foi sale at Hoyle.'s',  MRS. RYAN,  DRESSMAKER  .'.'; and LADIES' TAILOR.  '-..."''���     ��� KKSIOKX' li���    '  Nearly oupoxite Telephone Office,  North of Dominion nve.'���  Phoenix, B. O.  Mrs. Gauthier,  Fashionable  Dressmaker  GRANL'Y COTTAGIv No  The New Mannger, H. TOM KINS,  has made il the Leading Hotel of the  Kootehays.  We lime nlnced all new goodx'lii the 'first de-  put tmenl at the  Granby Exchange  lleslde�� we have jn. I received from one of the  lar^e"! n-liolcKnle hmiheN In Canada an nnsoii.  nient oM.KAniKK GOODS, The second ��torc  ive have inade into u linnic���� shop In the third  we have moves, *tcel ruliKen mid cookiiiK utcti��ll��  (nrincipnlly new}. In the fourth, furniture, new,  old, and many ItmdH. In the haseiuetit we' have  a lot of necond-hutid goods,   .We are growlnn.  Help Wanted.  Wanted, general help for a family of  two. Apply at Snowshoe mine or at  this office. /  ^<%i%*i%>W%> V%>'��^V%^^k%%^%>-^%^%'  Air Gompress6r��  THE CANADIAN RSfNO W?IL(i CO,  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  Branch Offices aiid Warehouses:-.>-.  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND  VANCOUVER, B.C.  RETURN:    .  Chicago and return $72.00  Toronto and return   96.80  Montreal, New York & return, 108.00  Corresponding rates to all Eastern  lioints. Tickets available via Lake  Route,' including nieals and berths���  sailing dates, July 12, 13, i.j, 15, 16,  August 18, 19, 25, 26.  SPECIAL.  Detioit (Kpworth League)... .$80.25  Boston, (N. E. A. convention) 93.00  Ualtimoie,(H.B.O'.E. " . 90.00  Saratoga, (Mystic Shrine)     90.00  For selling dates and conditions of  sale for special points, apply' to Canadian Pacific agents, or wiite  J. G. Clark, E.J. Coyle,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Black's Hotel<  .......Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, B. C.  Reduced Rates From tbe liast.  Commencing February 15th and continuing'until'June 15th there will he low  rates in'efFeet from the east via the Illinois Centralis. 11. to all Washington,  Oregon and Idaho points. If any of  your friends or relatives in the east are  coining west while ,t)iese rates are in  effect, give us theirnanie and uddress,  and we will make it our business to see  that they are given the best possible service. We operate through personally  conducted excursion care, and in fact  give you the benefit of the latest conveniences known to modern railroading.  We have 15 different routes between the  east and the'west, and are in position to  give you the benefit of the best combinations. Write ue and we will give you  full particulars. B.H.Trumbull, Com'J  Agent, 111. Cent, R. It,, 142 Third St.,  Portland, Oregon.  Commodious Samplo Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection  Bar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  /Telephone No. 26.  J. T. TIPPING, Prop.  COTTAGE ��� HOTEL,  Victoria Avenue, Phoenisj, B. C.  Board and Lodging, $1.00 per Day,  Bar supplied with the Best of Goods.    Everything comfortable and homelike.  JACK BOWERMAN, Prop.  HAS OPENED A  Carriage and Wagon Shop  IN pONNECTION WITH THE HLACKSM1TH SHOP.  Contracting and Building,  Jobbing Promptly Attended tQ,  '-.'  Full Line of Hard Woods,  ........Shop on Dominion Avenue..   jESP* Have you noticed the price of u       /??  er Going Up?  *���  yli That means that reiiI estate will also rise in value in Phoenix.  ���  absolutely assured that the  V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work  as sooii as arrangements are completed.  '        I have a few houses to rent on reasonable terms. '. .-'   ylv  G. W. RUMBERGER,      f  X felSfc'��ra PHOENIX, B. C. 5|5  Some of o��p BARGAINS that yo�� will  need tot hot weather.  STRAW  SAILORS..';......."' 75  SILK GLOVES !....      20  PARASOLS..    ..  FANCY COTTON HOSE .  BLACK COTTON HOSE .  SLIPPERS.......:;......  OXFORD TIES .........  MEN'S liLACK AND COLORrvD IIATS, 1 pq  J. B. STETSON, RLJACK. an�� COLORE]) 4 00  MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING,  BELOW COST  1  25  40  2S  1 '5  2 00  MEN'S WASH TIES.-!..    .......3 for     5��  "      SILK TIES.....       25  "      LINEN COLLARS......;. 3 for     5��  "      WHITE SHIRTS. .'. '    9��  "      BLACK SHIRTS..........  "      FANCY SHIRTS......!.,.  "      COTTON SOCKS. .........  THE PRESIDENT RRACE .......  MEN'S FINIS SHOES.............  ��      LACED CANVAS SHOES,.  G. A. SLATER SHOES .... ..;.;-.'  75  1 00  5�� m  3 00  15��  3 00  Every Article in the Store REDUCED in Price  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  m  m  Hi  1 -I'  an- aai��m.**ti,r��J'��  '****.  swe  i��i�� ���wc*"wru^**.  ���SWA  e<v  1 \Ti ,\  ������ms  ttaiirttjil^  ma>iiQiiW\*t*r  ^Ol  mmk

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