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 ^i^f4c^t  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J90J. # ^  Vol. III.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  iktt  Phoenix is the Centre���  and   Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  I'HOENIX,   H1UT1SH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, JULY 26,  igo2.  The Bis:-Store  IT SAVES  85 PER CEN'I  No 37.  w.  sua!  :m  m  m  'Mb  Dry Goods  Depf.  Grand Clearance sale  w Summer Goods  Expert Opinion on the Elmore  Oil Process.  WAS WRirfEN BV J. D. KENDALL, M. f  Plant Is Worked Successfully In Wales, Where  Ores Containing I.Z per Cent Copper Are  Treated al a Prodi.  Ladies' Shirt Waists  3 dozen Colored Shirt Waists, sold from        rr\  $1.00 to #2.00, Sale Price....         DUC  2 dozen White Shirt Waists, sold from   <�� f   AA  $1.50 to $3.00, Sale Price    14) y*\J\J  5 dozen Colored Gingham Waists, sold . d* 1   *}IZ  for $2.bo, Sale Price    4) > ��^D  3 dozen  Children's and Men's Shoes���Tan, Red and  Mack,   25  per ceiit off.  Ladies' White Duck Skirts at Cost.  A few Men's Straw Hats and Whtie Vests at  Cost.  The following letter from j. I>.  Kendall, the enrncnt English miriin.  engineer, in regard to tlie success 01  the Elmore oil process lor tlie concer -  tration of copp.'r ores, about whirl  considerable ha; been said of late, nnd  (or which a comiwny has b.-eu formed  to operate in Canada,' will he found  interesting:  Many mini)].,   men   of  world-widt  reputation have'expressed their  favoi-  able opinion of ihe Elmoie oil process  for reducing ore*, among  whom may  be mentioned F. W. Bradley, San I'Yan  cisco; Daniel C Griffith, chairman  01  the   Zechan-Monlana   Mines;   Ham-  biidge, Seymour & Co., London, ling :  J. I.). Kendall, London, ling.;   Henij  Louis, of the Durban   college  of Science.  Mr1 Kendall, whose opinion is especially interesting t> British Columbians,  writes as follows:  Dash wood House, New Hioad St.,  London, E. C. January iS, 1901.  To Ernest E. Sawyer, Esq., Consulting  Engineer,  11 Cornhill, E. C  .���';'     lie Saw the Knob Hill.  O. G. Labaiee, a well  known   mining'man. of Spokane, was one of the  v.'sitorsin.ennip this week.    Although  Mr. Labaree was one of those who invested in the   Knob   Hill  yeais ago,  when there was nothing on  the claim  but an open cut, he has never been in  Phouiix camp till 1 his week.   It opened his eyes a little when  he  surveyed  the immense slopes of that mine today,  aiirl saw the thousands of tons  of ore  broken down and ready for  shipment,  not to say anything of the millions  of  ions, literally, that, were   blocked   out  J in .sight in   the  mine.     Of late  years Mi'.   Labaiee  is? understood   to  have made considerable money in . the  mines in Oregon, as well'as in those in  other parts. ''..;'.  LET LAST  CONTRAC  City and District Notes.  To Get the Cascade Power to  Phoenix.  IT WAS FOR THE SUB-STATION HEKE  Wllllnm Anderson. Enj'neer ol Construction,  Expects Ihe Line Will Be j?eady, for Bus  Iness In 60 Days.  Firlke Situation Al Pernie.  Late last week 'about 140 men were  brought Over the C. P. R. to take the  places of the stiiking liriiieis at Fernie.  When, the train readied Frank and  Michel, the men learned that a strike  was on hand, and most of them -'left  the train, and refused to "proceed any  further, saying that ttiey had.been misled in the matter. 7.  -The latest reports froin Ferhie- are  that everything is quiet, the mines being closed, and no further attempt being made to operate themj . Many of  the miners have left the pl'.ice,although  some still remain, hoping that some  agreement for a settlement may be'arrived at before Ion;;.   .,,*'  One of the largest enterprises   and  about which not a great deal ha> been  published,   although   it   has  been   at |orcea ,0  close 0���  acC0Ullt of coke  work   for  the last  four  years, ts   ifie sliortage. is enjoying a tiij> to  Nelson  Cascade Water, Power and Light Co;, and Slocan country,  which will shortly be  prepared to de- Milton 'I'teYorrow, the little son  of  Ida Maud, the wife of W.'H. Norn's,  J. P., of Midway, died last week in the  (���reenwood hospital, after a long illness.  The buriel took place at Ladner, B.C.  Married, at Giand Forks, July 10,  Clarence E. Lane and Grace Higgins,  Rev. J. F. Hetts officiating. The groom  is chief electrician at the Granby  smelter.  Rev. V. M. l'urdy, who has been  supplying for Rev. Dr. Robinsoiv in  Rosslanrl, will supply the pulpit in St.  Andrew's Presbyterian church in I'hoenix tomorrow.  ��� Johnson Potter, of Porter Bros., thel  conifactors,   was   a   visitor  in  camp  Wednesday, on a trip of inspection  of  the work his firm has  under  contract  from the Granby Co.  Paul Johnson, manager of the Greenwood smelter, while the works are  forced to close on  account of coke  GRANBY MEN  WERE HERE  Make Annual Visit tothePhoe-  nix Mines.  MUCH PLEASED WITH TIE OUTLAW  Officials Oo Through Ihe Variant PrafKrtks  Wild Smm ShirdwMera, tai Not* toe  Improremtoti ol lot Last Year.  liver electrical energy over its long distance litres to the mines of Phoenix.  It is now anticipated that in 60 days'  time the works will be complete and  all the. machinery.in place at the power  house in Cascade. 15y that time the  expenditure will have reached the coin  fortable sum of $500,000���which will  give some ide of the magnitude and  importance of the enterprise.  It, was a zero; day in the winter of  1898 when William Anderson, the engineer of construction, with   a force of  the foreman of the Snowshoe mine,  who was near death's door as a result  ot scat let fevet, is showing considerable  improvement this week.  ��� The local aerie of the Fraternal  Order of Eagles are arranging to give  a benefit to Johnny Lyons at some  time in the future, (he date of which  will be announced later.  A. J. McMillan, managing directoi  of the Snowshoe mine, returned to  Rossland by Srturday's train. Wm.  Tomlinson, chief clerk at the same  mine, went over this week.  Tomorrow Rev. E. P. Flewelling, of  . ... men, began the first practical work on   the Anglican church, begins preaching  I he coal   mines: at   Morrisey  and  t|ie enterprise by chopping ice  in the1"'       ������       -     ���      -  Michel are running at full, blast,  arid''-'-    ���---���-���-  so far the coke .shipments have been  from the latler place, but' not /nearly  enough ..to supply the needs of. the  Boundary .smellers .to- say nothing of  those .in'other places.  Dear Sii,���In reply to your  inquiii Pulled Pumps at the Winnipeg. ���  I have much pleasure in giving you m.       This week the  pumps .were  taken j ���where it will be a source uf steady  bed of Kettle river, just above the fall*  at Cascade, and laying there the foundations for the huge 400 foot dam  which .eventually arose at that spot.  Mr Anderson has remained with the  enterprise without interruption, and is  now about to see it brought to fruition  MORRINJIIOMPSON&CO.  Hot weather is here,  and we are ready.  o  Every express brings us fresh  shipments of Summer Fruits  of every kind*  We are offering special inducements for  Family Trade for the month of Aug=  ust, and will make it worth your  while to trade with us.  fl  /jug**"  opinion as to the Elmore oil concentra  tion piocess. I have examined, whil.s  at work, the only plant yet built, thai  erected in Wales, for the purpose o-  treating fhe yellow copper ore from  the Glasdir rrriiiev"' -  It saves about 85 per cent,   of thr  values as against 15 per cent, by ordinary waler concentration as previous!  carried out with   the   best  machinery  that could he got.    The pre  contain  only about 1.2 per cent, of copper.    ]  have also made   numerous  laboratory  tests with the oil   process.     For   ore  which contain finely disseminated me  tallic minerals I think oil is greatly su  perior to water as a concentrating med  ium, for it comes at once into comae  with, licks up, and saves a   large  proportion of the floating particles  whicl  pulverization produces in such mineral;  and which are unavoidably  lost .wher  water is used.    To save by water,   tin  mineral treated must sink, but a   ven  large proportion of some minerals, sue!  as chalcopyrite and  tetrahydrite,   will  not sink, as it is well known to all en'gi  neers who have given any attention tr  metallurgy. j  I recently made a number of 'concentrating tests, with water, of a yellow  copper ore containing about   1.2   pe  cent, of copper.    The average loss wa  55.S percent., mainly arising from floai  ing ore, the surface of the water  behu  covered with a scum of metallic   mineral which would not  sink.     Messrs  Elmore have made tests   of the  sarin  ore, and lost only 2 per cent; The les-  the percentage o( metallic   mineral  ii  an ore, and the m:ne finely  it is disseminated, the greater is the loss in wale  concentration. The use of oil prevenl.'  that loss almost entirely.  I feel very sure that the process ha;  a great future, for besides enabling  many ores to be profitably treated,  I which could not possibly be so treatec  in waler, it will always be useful as i.  tailings plant in mills handling ore in  which a large proportion of tbe metal! h  minerals is so scattered through the  gangue that it can be saved by hand-  sorting and jigs.  In British Columbia and other part.'  of Canada I know of a large number o'  deposits which cannot possible be worked profitably il water concentration  were employed, but which, with the El  more process, would become very valuable properties. Mines that have been  worked at a profit when smelting their  produce could greatly increase that profit by employing the Elmore process  prior to smelting. Much ore that has  hitherto been amalgamated and cyanid-  ed will, I am satisfied, be more economically dealt with in the future by the  oil concentration.  I am, yours faithfully,  (Signed), J. D. Kendall.  outofthe  Winnipeg  mine,  the  two income instead of steady outgo,  men employed  were  discharged,   and Last Contract Let..  the property clr/sed indefinitely.  Since      This week .'Tuesday Mr...Anderson  visited Phoenix in connection with the  the f re a short time ago, tfiat destroy  ed the engine and 'compressor.'.house,  the pumps were kept running' to  keep  the water out of the   mine  tiil   some-,  thiiig definite was decided lipon.'in regard to the  future  operations of the  pioperty.    Estimates on the cost of a  new shaft  house   were obtained   from  local contractors, and it was hoped that  work on "it "would   be   started   before  this.   But Richard Plewman, the managing director, has not   got   his   plans  outlined yet, and in the meantime the  property will remain idle.    It   is  said  [hat he wii! probably take a  trip  east  in the near future in   the  interests .-of  the company.  Granby Secretary's Close Call.  Secretaiy White was up on the Knob  Hill when some blasting was going on  in the glory hole, so  lie   hied liimsell  to the rear of the little blacksmith shop  there, as   he  thought   in  a  place  of  safety.    Nevertheless, a piece of flying  ore  came   down   and   tore the  front  brim of his Panama   hat, narrowly escaping   the Wearer.      It   might   have  killed   the   Granby Co.'s secretary, 01  disfigured him for   life, to say nothing  of giving him an opportunity of testing  the usefulness of the iwv Phoenix Gen  era I Hospital.    As Mr. White was the  thirteenth member of the party in coming  across   the  continent,  he   thinks  that may have  had   something  to dc.  with it. ,  last ofthe1 contracts for; the system'���-,  that for the building of the transforming' sub-station of the company in  Phoenix. This contract has just been  let to John Copp, who built the main  power house at Cascade.  Work has already been started on  the site for the sub-station, which will  be located on the Gold Drop mineral  claim, at the present terminus,of the  ! double pole line, some 22 miles from  Cascade and just outside the corporate limits of Phoenix.  ���While there will be no moving machinery 111 the sub station, the structure  will be a substantial one of brick and  stone, about 75,000 brick being required. In size the building will  be 30x50 feet, and will have a trussed  roof. The transformers have been  here for a month or two, coming from  the Westinghouse Electric Co., of  Pittsburgh, Pa. The power when reduced to the proper voltage by the  transformers  will  be delivered to the  three times Sundays in as many different places, viz., Greenwood, Eholt and  Phoenix, in the order named.  In last week's storm the fast, safe,  staunch and commodious steamer, the  Myrtle B., which has plied the placid  waters of Christina lake for the last four  years, was sunk at her pier.  Last'week Friday the engine in the  LeQuime .& Powers sawmill, at Giand  Forks, ran away and flew to pieces.  No one was injured, but the building  and machine were badly damaged.  The new hoist at the Old Ironsides  Nov 2 shaft broke down a few days  ago, rendering it useless for 24 hours  while temporary repairs were being  made at the Granby machine shops.  WILL ELECT ANOTHER ALDERMAN.  To Take the   Place  of Alderman Bradley,  Raslgned.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council Pound By-Law No. 41 was  read the second time, and the clerk  was told to notify owners of animals  to come to his office and peruse the  same.  Replying to a communication from  the secretary cf the Phoenix General  Hospital, the council decided that it  was not now in a position to pay the  balance of the donation of $250, but  would do so as soon as it is able.  The resignation of Alderman Bradley, who has removed from the city,  was accepted, and nominations will be  received at McRae's store from 12 to  2 on Friday, August 1st,  the  election  Snowshoe and Granby mines, and willlt0 take P'ace August 41b at the  same  Boundary Mining Notes.  Steam was gotten up in the new  Snowshoe engine last Wednesday for  the first time. The new compressor  building is now roofed.  A few cars of coke have begun to  arrive at'the Greenwood smeltei, and  it is hoped that reductionwoiks will have  enough on hand before long so that  it can blow in again.  In seven days three shifts drove a  distance of 52 feet in the new No. 2  tunnel of .the Knob Hill mine. It is  expected the tunnel will be connected  with the 100 foot level of the property  early next month, there being only a  little over 100 feet of work to be done  now.  Jefferies-Fitz  also be   used   to   light   the   cities ui  Phoenix and Greenwood.  When Mr. Anderson  was here  this  week with his assistant, 'Mr. Roberts,  and Contractor Copp, the ground foi  ground for the siib-statjon was laiu  out, and on Wednesday the employees  of the latter began work on the foundations. Mr. Copp has practically  completed his   contract   for the larg-  place, the city clerk being the  reluming officer.  The following bills were ordered  paid: N. Lemieux, J>iS. Pioneer  Pub. Co., $10.    R. U. Kerr, $3.  Two petitions were received in regard to the sidewalk which it is proposed to build over the First street biidge,  one for and the other ag.iinst, and no  action was taken.    Notice   was  given  Returns   from    the   _,          .simmons prize fight were received lasi  night by direct wiie at the Bellevui-  hotel. The result was not known as  the Pioneer went to press. There w,-i>  much interest loccally   in   the  event.  '1 hursday evening a bad fire occurred at Greenwood, by which the stock  of G. S. Williams, dry goods, was almost totally destroyed, and the building was gutted. Smith &. McRae,  adjoining, also suffered some damage  by removal and spoilage of goods,  There was some insurance, I  .--- ��� ������������&-  stone and brick power station at Ca.'- (,f a ,)y-'aM' lo establish a gr .ide on  cade, with the exception of a few fin- l'iist slreo1 (rom K-'10" Hill avenue to  ishiiig touches. This building is 200 viclo'ia avenue, 'fhe council order-  feet long by 45 leet wide, and is said ed llie (ic'ed t<J tlle school property to  to be lire proof. he registered  Buildinj; to the Granby SnicKor.  The Granby Co. has entered into a  contract to take i,coo horse powei  as a minimum from the Cascade concern as soon as it can be delivered to  mines and smelter.    For   this purpose  a branch pole line will be constructed  At once to reach the smelter. This  lateral will  be three   miles   in  length,  the route has been surveyed and construction starts at once.  The Pioneer man asked Mr. Ander  son when   he expected  to  be  able to  deliver power over   the   new line, and  was answered as follows:  "We should be able to turn on the  juice'within 60 days, and   I  can   see  nothing to prevent.    The   last of  our  machinery   was   shipped   from   Piits-  burgh six weeks  ago, and   most   of it  has arrived and   has been installed at  Cascade.    Some of it was delayed by  washouts on the C. l\ R.    Had it not  been for delays in delivery, we should  have  been   prepared   lo  do  business  long before this "  Once   a year  the officials of the  Granby Co. who live in the eastern  part of Canada  make a  trip  to  the  mines and smelter of the company, and  generally bring a number of friends  and shareholders with  them.     This  year the party travelled  in  a private  car,  and  first  went through' to the  coast, reaching Grand Forks last Sat-  urday.    This week   Wednesday ind  Thursday they visited the company's  properties in this camp,   to note the  progress that has  been  made in  the  last yeai���perhaps the greatest that  has been made in any one year since  the Miner-Graves people took hold- of  ihe Granby mines.  In   the  party   are the   following:  S:  H.  C.  Miner, president   of   the  Granby  Co.,  with  Mrs.  Miner and  Miss Miner, of Montreal; J. P. Graves,  general manager,  of Spokane;   A. ,C.  Flumerfelt, assistant general manager,  of Grand Forks.   A. L. White,   secretary of the company, of Montreal ai'id  New York; Gardner Stevens, a director in the Eastern   Townships Bank,  of Waterloo, Quebec, with Mrs. Stevens; W. H. Robinson, of Granby Que.,  with Mrs.   Robinson and son Wynn;  Gordon   McKinnon,  son  of Jas. H.  McKinnon,   manager of the Eastern  Townships  Bank,  Sherbrooke,   Que.;  C. H.   Arnold,  of Boston,   Mass.,' a  shareholder and a  prominent rubber -  manufacturer; W. A. Matley, secretary,  of the Ames-Holden Co. and auditor  ofthe Granby Co.  In  company  with  Jay   P. Graves  and Wm. Yolen  Williams,  the members of the party went through the extensive underground   workings ofthe  Knob Hill and   Old   Ironsides mines,  from which nearly half a million tons  of ore  have  already  been  extracted!  and shipped, and yet were able to see  ore till their  eyes  were  tired.    They  tramped   up to 'and  over  the   glory,  holes,  went  through  the shafthouses.  and engine  rooms,  inspected the site  for the new   mammoth  electric compressor plant and generally took in the  works.    Most of  the  party a d been  here beforehand  the  changes and*e,x-  tensions. since   the   last   visit   were  many; but several of those who came  saw Phoenix and its well known mines  for the first tim..    To these it was indeed a revelation and one they thought  well worthy of investigation. r"  Mr. Miner and his family are spend-   .  ing a month in the Boundary with the.  local officials of the company, and will  be here next week to stay several days,  the whole party  returning  to Grand  Forks last night on a special train.  School Trustee Election.  Clerk Matheson, of the school hoard  has given notice that an election to fill  the vacancy caused by ihe resignation  of Josiah Stirritt on the local board,  will be held at the same time and '"  place as that for alderman Tor the east  ward. Nominations are to be made  on August ist and election on August  4th.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS  Tire following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor r90o, for 1901 and  1902, as reported in th*. i��i.n��..J- "-   for 1902, as reported to the I'hoenix I'ioneer-  Granby Mir.es, Phoenix    Snowshoe, "  ,,<)-  Brooklyn, ��  150  Mother Lode, Deadwood .'.'     5340  Sunset, <<         '  Morrison, "  B.C. Mine, Summit....   R.Bell, ��        !'"  Imuia, "  \V i n 11 i peg,     Well ington........  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan, "       ..."  King Solomon, W.Copper.   No. 7 Mine, Central ..  City of Paris, " _   .Jewel, Long Lake...........  Ciirnii, West Fork .....'  Ruby,      Boundary Falls...    ,'."  Miscellaneous   1000 1901  04,533   233,424  1,731  19,494  1,076  2.250  1,200 .  2,000  1(50  3,230  99,034  802  150  47,405  5C0  1,040  550  875  GU5  350  890  80  2,444  Past  Week       1902  8,058  190,364  ....      2,942 I       70,092  4,520  2,718  482  1,912  Total, tons  'tranliy Smelter treatment, tons .  99,730   390,000  62,387   230.828  8,058 275.465  ....  172,719  m  <  si*  m  w  I  'III  4m  11  ill  ���r!JJl  i��:*r..r.-��..>t.i.'n  '.1. lit1.*. tt'K\r.4-.-ij��:..>lii-r.rMj.-V*x:j *tnvi.\)j?'jr&l\-Y~.:zA*2.  ���"siwrnsss  %mH��^m%rm^%mm&?m faff* 'IV.: 1  r^i iRrJiji*'/- ~t-r* i�� <     /  h'Uf'-^si^r  _.;miw'||ts:f��  ''fill  : ���) <��*v ��W -if  lit  VTHfrt V 'i  #4 I1 *   in.'  "i^ral'  !^4)]>if  Ik-  *#*0'Mi ;  .ffiJ����-2: l ,.ri      *T>  W  PCI  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ������������4*+*++++++^  >+��������>������ M<����m4*H��r4 ��� H ��� t ����������  The Canadian Bank of Commerce  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000,      j*  Rest, $2,000,000.  J HON. CEO. A. COX. P����U��nt. B. E. WALKER. General Manager.  j J. H. PLUMHER. Arfi Gen'l Manager.  |B. F. MYTTON,   Manager  Greenwood   Branch  !������������������ ��4 ��� ����������������+���������-��+������-��-�������������<  ������4~f-M~M~f+"f+-f  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUED ON SATURDAY Bl THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX, B. C.  W. B.WILLCOX. Manager.  _ ,    , '      I Buaiues* oflice No. 14.  Telephone   ] Mlniget.., residence. No. 15.  sDiscRirrroxs ut aovaj.ch,  Per Ve��r _ - J�� ����  Six Moulha :..._ -  r sj  To Foreign Couhtric*.'. - -  3 <��  If von ��rr not * tubscrlber to Ibis paper, thrt  IS in Invitation to vou to become one.  AdvertUlug rate* (uruiihed on application.  Legal notice* 10 and j cent* per line.  Four weekly Insertion* constitute one nionth'i.  advertising.  the way, offers great attractions to the  touiist and a good field for an asso-  i-ialion of this sort.  Here is a Contrast. At Johnstown,  Pa., the other day the coal companj  gave $1,000 to each of the suniving  families of the victims of a teirible  collieiy disaster. The Crow's Nest  Coal Co. subscribed at the rate of less  than $So for each victim's relatives,  aud the total subscriptions fiom the  public only average about $250 for  each life lost.  1902  JULY  1902  Sua. Mm.  Tiiai. Wad.   Thu!  Frl.  Sit.  J    2   3  4  5  6 .7  8    9  10  11  12  J3 14  15   16 17  18  19  20 21  22  23 24  25  26  27 28  29 30 31  As usual, the repott ol the Minister  of Mines for 1901 comes to hand six  months late���following out the habits  of previous provincial governments.  Kor all that it is a comprehensive and  interesting volume of some 300 pages,  witii many illustrations. The desciip  tion and repent ofthe Houndaiy mine*  is wiitten by Edwin Jacobs, of Greenwood.  S.rokane with which to develop tlu-  pro|jerty. Me made it pay millions ii-  uividends, but ibis was before iK  time when the English owueis made  it the football of the London stock exchanges.  In the Boundary's e irly days this section's greatest properties���the Cranby  mines of today���weie counted as practically worthless by the so-called great  experts. Yet the common sense methods of business men, who did not pose  as mining engineers, have won the day,  aud made the Granby mines by all  odds the greatest shipping mines in all  the lengih and breadth of British Columbia. Expert knowledge is a good  thing to have, no doubt, but good business management and executive ability aie also gre.rt factois, perhaps the  gieatesl lactois, in successes of all  kinds. And this is, possibly, as much  so in the mining business as in the ordinal)' affairs of commercial life.  (food Team of Hurr>r;�� for Salt  Kir.,t class le.nii ol ��r,:k hoises lui  sale. Good ioi timing J--"n "'"  weigh about i.joo pounds. Aie in  good condition. Owner wishes to sell  as he has no further use loi 1hc.11. ln-  quite at Pioneer oftire. 33"3'l  D. J. MATHESON,  ���     INSURANCh ACKNI,  FIKi:, I.IKE, ACC liK.NI.  Cuiiilillssfuui-r fin I.iKliiK AllliUt Hk.  PlIOrMX, H.  R. A. SCOTT,  CONTKACIOK AM) UlIlJ.pr.R.  ESTI-MAIKS FuRN'ISIlVlJ.  PHOENIX, II. C.  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'edito^anefnot by  any clique or factioii. It is worth $10.00.  Iticosts only $2.00.  "AMm u" I'ln.4 Smoking Tobaccn i-  winning 1111 11s merits. Hate you tii-(!  ii?    Save the tags; ihc-y aie valu ible  WHAT EDITORS SAY  A MATTER OF ENGINEERS.  EDITORIAL COMMENT  The full court is establishing a reputation of carrying out all that it undertakes. British Columbia editors will  take due notice.  ' Government owned coal mines would  apparently" heal some of the ills we  already "know of,'and perhaps some  that we know not of..  What's the matter with the government throwing open the coal reserves  of East'Kootenai? Could there be a  more propitious time?  Recently the Vancouver Province  went out of its way to give a slap at  Anthony J. McMillan, who with othei  gentlemen was recently appointed on  a special committee of the shareholders  in London to investigate and report on  the status of the heretofore much mismanaged LeRoi mine at Rossland.  Of course, the coast daily was shooting at somewhat long jauge, but the  sum and substance of the point sought  to be made was that Mi. McMillan is  not a mining engineer, and therefoie  is not qualified for the important post  conferred on him.  Just So���The man who expects to  make money by rutting down the expense of advertising, might as well In  to save money by reducing the allowance of feed to a team of horses that is  earning him a good revenue each week.  ���Cianbrook Herald.  Rampant Wickedness���The New  Westminster mayor andnldemien have  decided that the pub'ic reading 100m  shall remain open Sundays. Must be  awful to live in a town where such  wickednesi is lampaut.��� Vancouvei  World.  Whkkf.it is Found���An ad is found  principally in a newspaper foimation.  It vaiies in value according to the deposit When found in piofusion it is  a sign thai the country rock is loaded  with life, push, prospeiity and public  spiiii. When only a trace shows in  the press you can bet that the camp is  broke, or else the business men are  dead withou" knowing it, and theii  neighbois too lazy to promote a funeial.  ���New Denver Ledge.  S. CAVl.KV. SV.  li. COCIIKANK,  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Soi.ictioks, Eic.  I'HOENIX, Ii- C.  B. KERR,  Kakkis'IKk and Soi.icnou,  NOTARY I'UIII.IC.  PHOENIX, B.C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. I'\ ami .V. M.  ^JA      KeK'ilircuimrnmlc.ltiari S [i m       Sec  ^fjr }n>    ojiiI riiiirsil i\ ufiuth mnnrh.  VN^Vx   Kmergent inretrngin'.cnlled; M.is��mc  Sf\     Hall, Morri��oii-Amltrson I Iwclv  JNO. ]'. HKMO'WtY  Surelnr),  JHHACADLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ^>-     PHOENIX, B.C.  5 Phoenix Home Brewed       |  -IS  Lager Beer  .li Jiicwcd by a Home Institution has pioven the test and has made a  1'. 1.. COCK.  \v. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No  155    Meets I'huisdays at S p. in at Min-   eis' Union Hall.   ED BIOWX, I'res  W. COR MI I. .Sec'j.  It is the Montreal Herald which  rises to facetiously remark that those  Indians who discovered Noah's ark  up iu Alaska must be arkaeologists.  It is a matter of well known history  ���painful history to many old country  investors���that from various causes  the LeRoi mine, which held the proud  position of being the banner mine, ol  the Kootenays for ^ears, has been  shamefully managed for the last three  or four years, or almost since it was acquired fiom the American owners  who had previously reaped immense  profits from it. Mining engineers  came and went, and with fat fees in  their pockets made many reports on  the mine in question���most of them  decidedly favorable repoits. Ye: tht  profits from the mine, even under tin  management of some ol these same engineers, could hardly be found with a  magnifying glass.    The exact cause 0:  B. C. MINING NOTES  Two weeks from^oday King Edward  is to be crowned, according to present  arrangements.    It will not be an event  of such pomp as was planned for June I this condition we  do  not  pretend to  explain, but the fact was patent to all.  This was the result���nothing but disappointment and the steady falling ol  LeRoi shares.  26th.  , The projector of the new paper for  Golden is not so much of a fool as was  thought It is now reported that the  paper will he a weekly instead of a  daily.  A most interesting issue is the last  copy of the I^os Angeles Mining Review. - It is called a "Copper Number,"  and is given over to 'a description of  the largest copper mines and -smelters  in Michigan, Montana and Arizona.  In these days of push aud progress,  the man who does not utilize the local  press to'push his wares, finds himself  in the'Tear of the business procession.  This is becoming more and more so  each year, and there is food for thought  in the fact'  'There are times when it does not  p.iy to talk too plainly. . For instance,  Wm. McAdams, of the Sandon Pay-  streak said sonfe things about the  judiciary of this province, add now he  has begun to languish in durance vile  for nine long months, as the immediate  result "'-IV-'   .''"��� ...  It is little wonder that the share  holders should decide to try a man on  the new committee, who while not  having the handle M, E. tacked to hi1-  name, yet had an enviable business  reputation and also was not larking in  practical experience in this mining section. The LeRoi men had repeated!)  tried so-called mining experis to get  at the exact conditions, and had evidently failed. When they placed tht  managing director of the Snowshot  mine on 'the committee, we believe  they knew e>iactly what they weie do  ing and did ii with their eyes open.  '��� ;Nopjper in'th6..KjGtotenays makes,  more frequent changes in its management than the Rossland Miner.   Next  P week J. P. Earngey, late of the Toronto Mews and Rat Portage Miner, will  take charge of the Rossland morning  daily. It is to be hoped that Mr.  Earngey's hands will not be tied in the  conduct of the paper, as were those of  most of his predecessors.  'J'he .Victoria Colonist gravely as-  ��ert* that Nelson is agitating for the  fcrebation of a tourist association. The  impression has gained wide currency  everywhere but in Victoria, that Nelson already Viae a litre organization of  this kind. The Victoria association is  doing excellent work, its dainty book-  We de noi claim absolutely that Mr.  McMillan will do what his predecessor have utteily failed to accomplish,  that is, make the mine pay dividends,  but we do believe that the LeRoi  shareholders will be fairly and squarel)  dealt with by Mr. McMillan, whatever  his leports. If they get this, appai-  ently it will be more than they think  they have been receiving foi some time  past.  No mine in British Columbia prob  ably has been more expensively managed than the LeRoi of Rossland, and  none has had its stock kicked around  so much from pillar to post. The directors are beginning to realize this at  last, and are taking common sense  steps to put a stop to it���steps that  should have been taken long ago. Ii  Mr. McMillan can assist in this uud-  able reform, he will get no more praise  than is his due���the Vancouver Prov  ince to the contrary notwithstanding.  Sandon ore shipments for last week  were 81 tons.  Rossland mines shipped 6,730 tons  of ore last week.  Last week 209 tons of Slocan oie  passed tluough Kaslo.  The Highlander mine at Ainsworth  is to be operated actively, and mules  used for hauling the cars from lire face  to the portal of the tunnel.  After many delays, the announce  ment is now made that the constiuc-  tion, of the Marysville smetler in East  Kootenay, will be rushed to early  completion  H. Poner and G.Johnson have made  a rich strike on the Goat ridge, five  miles from Trout Lake City, from which  they have taken some splendid copper  and galena ore.  . The Velvet mine, near Rossland,  will put in the first concentrating plant  iu that camp, tviih an initial capacity  of 25 tons daily. It is tin the nature  of an experiment.  The fin nace at Irondale is working  10 its full capacity, 50 tons a.day, and  turning cut an excellent quality of pig  iron, which is in good demand in the  Pacific Coast market.  W. JJlakemore M. E., thinks if the  stiike is not immediately settled, the  Coal Creek mines may be closed and  the town of Fernie ruined, as the mine  was so badly shaken up by the recent  explosion it may cave iu. .  ��� At the Stemwinder mine, Fairview,  some 80 men are employed, the 46  stamps being kept busy pounding out  gold. The mine is repotted to be  looking bettei than ever before, on account of recent development.  PHOENIX AtRIE  NO. 158.  on I*"rnlny  n' S30J1 in , MhittV  Utti 11  Hall  Visiting   brethren  cordially invitttl.  JA.MKS MARSHALL. Pie*.    H, I,. HOYD.Secr-  ii ii pmonciJi.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  Import-  All Woik Guaranteed  ed Goods,  10  H.ST. IIOOli AND SllOl.h MAUI  OKDI.K.  PRACllCAI,   MINI:Ki'  AND   I'KOb-  PICIOKS'MiOr.b   A  M'ICIAI.IV.  Corner Phoenix Sf. and Brooklyn Ate.  ?*  host of Fiiends who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Knights of Pjtl'ias.  Meets e\er> Tnesilny mftlit  .it" 30 p. 111 , !I.-inly.McKcM7k-  Hill.  Visaing Vtllirei* uelciMne  J.li tV.TlftiMi'iov, CC.  J.A.< I.ARK,  K.K S  Engineers, Firemen, Machinists and  'Electricians send lor 40-page pamphlet containing Questions asked by  Examining Boaid of Engineers to  obtain Engineers license. Address  Geo. A. Zeller, Publisher, 18 S. 4th  Street, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.     29  Speaking of the opinions of mining  engineers, in its earliest  days  the LeRoi was emphatically turned down by  '- tet, compact'and beautiful, being given I one mining engineer after another. This  a wide circulation, and* evidently do- was when Col. Peyton was borrowing  iog fluieh-jgood.   ?^e .Boundary, by j money at one pei   cen.t a  inohth in  THEMILWAUK  A familiar name for the Chicago, Mil  waukee & St. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union as the Gn-at Railwat  running the "Pioneer Limited" tiain'p  uvery day and night between St. Paul  and Chicago, and Omaha and-Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the world."  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Minrr.il-, Iilculifii'l ii'd "fi-ir Valilt�� V.x-  rilaineo  , FREE OF CHARGE.  IIn\e Vou a Pitieof Doubtful Rock'   Just I  Mail It lo us.    Mill ami smelter tests n.i to |  I 4000 lbs.   Checking As.s.tji.i Siptcralty.  M  E  -y. Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St..   Phoenix ^  ��<UA UvajL  *��U C*s&S *r*J  Lion Boilling worhs   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sample,  ��   R. GREIGER,  V   Manager t���i��-  GREENWOOD <  Always::     ���  Desirable     ���  ���  Odd pieces of ftunilr.re to \  make your home more com- J  fortable. A luxury you can J  enjoy at all seasons. ���  CLARK & B1KNS-    ���  FURNITURE DEALERS ���  have just what jou  ��.nit  most.  ���  ��� ���������e��s�� ������������<���������������������������������������  AT  A  THE  BINER BLOCK  Near Second Street, on Knr.li Hill A\  I'liis ii-n tuohtoi) ������tiiiclme 3 X411 feet,  uilli 15x30 foot ndililitiii i1* re 1 -.ritiblt  fori-lH.p h<c��id hl<i", filled f. r living  rui uis Wtll built llnoiiRlioiil ��'HI  Hillnt rtn>4i!iril>1e lrlcchrr 1,11 mil f..e  . ti 1 > tutiiK r.irllculrirsiiiii be luid 011  Ihe premise*, fnnn  ::::> MRS. T.   IJINKU  Maple Leaf  Hotel Old Ironsides   Ave.  Choice Wines, {.���<,'��� ������ and Cigars always in  stock. Hoard h\ ur > nrwcck. One trial and  you will remember 'Hie Maple Leaf Forever.  ���.mi; k Mcdonald, Props., ggggg'x  "'" *���"-"�������������� ���- ��� .��� u,e plnce to ro if yon  want  tlie heat of Lii.uorH  mill Cigars.  * ���nrrr:.-���=zrALMS L'RO.M &��� UERG, I'roi'hi'ktors -  |T���HrENORDENliOTEL  DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C.  + M ����� 4 �������������������.������ ��� ^>4>44^^M^4--f����������������������������������������4^-M-f-��-M>4-f��  ?fe^^{&^^^^y^_^(^i^i'^^!|_^_^!lr^_SS^^��f_^  ���      You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading' Weekly  0/ the Boundary.  Published itt the Heart ofthe Greatest Gold  Copper belt of Hritish'Columbia.  lason8fctiPio(o.  Rcprcscnttdbj-J.G.Whitcjerc, Nelson, B, C  ) F. Hemenway, Local Acent  e��eeoee��ecoec<t><iea��oa��9oa(i��a����cao����ooo������8o��coeG090o*e  the entire Houndaiy shi|>|icd 390,000 tons of ote,  neaily eveiy ton of which was lcdiiceil by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  I'linenix ramp iriorie shi|i|ied 235^000 tons of ore  last year.  y-'X-he. Pioneer.is I'tihlislred every.Saturday and  nnd issem to any. part of Canada, or tlie United  States for ,  OO  The best established and icgulated hostry in the Houndaiy. We are centrally lorated in our ne.v stables with  a complete outfit of Saddle and Driving HoiscsN The  best of rigs.      Pailies  diiven  to any Boundary   ]>oint.  COLLINS & McQUAID,  Proprietors.  Olil lronaiileb  Addition  1  ^��  per year���or the rest of tlie world for $3.00   per  year.    It givei the  Latest and Most  Reliable News  eoeeoeaoeeeeaneoeesceooea* oo��?9fi><>099<af09?e??e>i>eooGe  ��he KNOB HILL'  .���"ibsT St,  PilOBNI.V.  Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars  Giv  us a a II,  ED. MONSOW, Proprietor.  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is feailess  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PIONEER PUBUSIiINCj,eO.  PHOENIX, BC.  mm  WKMMIMSmimMiitJM THE PHOENIX PIONEER  4 + i ������������+444--f+'^"4^444'^-H^*HhW* \  "Sfronscst In the wortd^  ;.   Asse'ts $ 33��i56&��<J3-!49.  ;;. Surplus $70,137,170.01  H. ALLE^E^Mcinig^ ft  .,<'605-606 ebf'Empire State Building-  '���'���'. '���'% ���','��� ,' :���'��� :'a^��POKA^E,:WASH.  J L. W. fl^OR, AsstvM^ :' .;|.  ���������������������������������������������������������sacs***  O  e  .'i'"  ��� For a  : Reliable  ] Timepiece   - �� ^v  ��� ��� 4< ' 1 \* \)  ��� One Hint will run \n, } \= ��d'  TmUjc yiar around <i , ' ,' ' i cJ  J.t^hatyoiineid   A^/^V^  ..Jcwclery     ^^Z  IS NEEDED  LIVERY,  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  ���~:rr  v-'i  i.-r  FRASER & EANDOiV  Tklkphonk No'. 10. *��� PROPRIETORS  lion Hiiilnblt for lintliaj prismis i in In  obtained a. ��  W. ZIMHERMAN'S    I  *  Phoenix-Bakery,  '"i   .'���.,' ���^ll6cnlit.hiM?cl./* 'I'liouesi, .  We make good bread, 7 "Try..it/  ..:.c;.U7GREER," PuopuiicTOK,  For   Handling  of   Boundary  ���;7.-.Copper.'..  PROVINCIAL NOTES  PRESIDENT MINER-WAS AT IHE COAST  Price of Copper Is FalisfBctory-Qrarrby to.  lo  Continue lo   Enlarge Us  Spbi-re of  ' Influence.  PHOENIX'  -- MARKET.".  IP, Euros,fc CO;  ��� HfcAD OFFICE l-OK DOUN1MKV CRlhK, pKEUfWOOD, IS. C.  I - ' r ".if. -��� ^"tADQUARlhRS;Nl-.I.SON, II.'C *       ���  M  \0  VPACIFIC AY.  ; ��*vnMi<m..w.  ��  f* M R*Mg*rctts.:  \  a   ����� **  J        MijrWtji^atNelson, JKaslo, Three Porks, Sandon, Sloran City,  ��� Silverton, Newtyenver, tfmir. $aIimo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,    '  ���  ��� Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoemv ���*. ���  ��� FISH, MjYSTERS AND POULTRY, IN SEASON: ���  ��� .   All ordeisreceiv^prompt attention '     "        w       ''���  ��� '\ ���  ������������������������������������������������������������������������a*�����������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��� "������'   ' ���  ���      V1-    ���  \    ���  CAKS.  Columbia and ErOptenay,  between NELSON and MIDWAY  PALA��E EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J. , Leave Greenwood HO and 4.  *   ..    ., , DAILY  \ V        /" '.. * jhr      (     /.' 1     v. nil '  <��<��&       -   A. S. �� PAW, Proprietor.  Liquor1, nnd Cigars at  J  ' '    St.mdaid I'nce-..  -art-  Complete   equipment,   unequalled  ,, the  Uest  ri   j  for Time tables   ritti and   full information  coll on or address ue irtst total nijciit or  O. W  Dry, '- . E JCovn,  Agent, ^\< .       A G P Agt  Plioiin\, B C/   Vancouver, li.C  J   S. Carij-'k, D   ['. A ,  Nelson, B C  figures:  Talk  * V  \ ts.  4  *1  o-  .��>>nia>i*fl,  :.i*  *  - Ihe filth ~annual meeting of the  shareholders of the Crow's Nest Pass  C0.1I Company Hivdield'ui^Toionto  on March 7 th.  I he net'proTit of the year aflei [laying all  ope'iatffm   expense   and   all  ���> ��������'��' charge of every kind amounted to $^=7,-  84S 30    A'fter p.iMiig a dividend at  the tate of ten per cent  per annum, a  ��� 4     lialnnce  of $28,142.89 , was    earned  foi ward to the credit of firofit and loss  *��"   '���       "* *r*     ��� *  'I Ins  ^ponujanj 's   assg^.y^e.^tjieii  coal mines nnd the I'owi.siteof Pernie  ' *  "��� Jtrans])6rtation facilities, arid theirsi.oc.Ic  sold as low as eleyeij^qpj)^ |>��rB.sJ\ji��e. ., ,:,u  'I'oday���their-stock is selling at^$9o.oo;;.  :;.���;.';... .77'Plie Siuulk^ieeiii^aJley.Cpalj^qtu-,,,,,,  ���-���";'p^liy9-LMnited, assets are/..'coal mines,' ���  ^���^v'jliinbef;^  ':yf''  ?ef|��ric jiglit|laiu rihcl tt_je townsfe 6f;j \  If \&; ^sl'iiiplnpti rjioundecMto' .?AeV,fp! 101^7 ,*|  iesources':?gold, .��oppeK; .sjjver.  IcacF; '    .;���  ir'ni, lime, 'fiic clay,  platinum a'ncT a  litre stock raising country, and it is the     '���  smelting  centre  of   the  Similknniceii..    .  j Valjej, A\ith a cJiijia]e^lrtl|aLcxiuld.h.ty .  OlJaskk���->��rocW^yi!Jiitti.lseturf?in onl >.-.-)  EVERYONE CAN HELP  CONSUMPTIVE.  THE  u  J.II J I.  ;c.  Iho Aew Frno Coni,iiiiiptIio Hospital  W 111 Ailtnit Consuinptlieu Absolutely  AVitliout_Cliiirgo.  1     Tho ippoa1 ljerrig undo on behalf of the  1 new  Fuo   Consuiiiptrvo Ifosim-il,   buill  under tho au>|>i ������> of tho ?\ Uronalfcirii  liuuin As-,oi-r  li m ���tiro fir it Ftjue Con  1 1 niijitivo llus|irulin L,.iiiad,i���fione tliar  touolie's cloie)} tliolrt ut stiings of e\u],)  , man, Mouian, niiloluM thobrwad Dorrim  ' 1111 o\or.    A\ lie 0 i��-tlio'"coniiiRiriit^ , fai  1 r>rjta|ii,   w itlin It Vj. suncrti3)fiorn tin  JTieTO  -r lino   )>li^iio?    Wcv aro   all in  1 'cn-iled iu lintif,iiig thcso relief and 10  -i'ui nig   them   to   licilth,   family,   ami  (iilur\t,utij_��ii^]iii   i<j,m</     *  I    *II1U lriTTntiiit sti_5  111 this direction  inn licdi 111 i ri 111 tlio orootion of tho new  Fili   Lrnnu ri|iti\o llo-jiital, duo   to   the  1 In in fin nee of two Toionto citizens  and  Hlrrtll'i1! nan UL.iil.)<fconi.ih!tid     \\ 1 tn  i,j;ie"��orivrfj^ii <j)3��;tn. of tlio building, and  , tint will bo tlirr'o-^t iiiiiiii(IFalel_t, alt lint  ,1 ii-i\ai)iod to mil e rt jeuly to rcreive the  | ecr surnpmo ri tli it it bo supplied jMth  fidii'inid oth^l fin niihiii.; liviiointmcnti,  hj}fi   oiuii.jOj.ivh.itu-Ner   boing   made    for  l .idinilt 11.ce  I     J.ro  \ttionil   Suntiirium A^ocittron  I  iro iln idj.iOjjri m_. too litavj' a dejit tr  I mi ItrliKb" Jt1ie>" fiiinriliinf;   tiiomMiltc-,  I but tho waj i^ o|>on fo. each one to help  ] in railing thu fc, OjfiuO^needed-for.thii-.  pur-pose*.''��i,��l<o:srttii'is��t?tj*-'i'jfc'iiargo -one.  'f'on thousand individual contributiojis ol  ? 1.0") each '"out of "a pb|>u'lalioi'i of 'nearly  (5,^SOrl��B*i.��c(5.>4#'"\WtfW;'acco!ir|Mi!=h this  nmi  . S"i"i.i'f.rr��'''rwi' w.iUi'.their, lic.artf  racked by ������tho  sufferings,  of   relative*,  President S. If. C.Miner, of the  Oinnliy Co., was interviewed as follows  while i|i Victoria last week :      ,  Speaking of conditions generally,  Mr. Miner remarked that the copper  imiket ��is satisfacioi) , at the presenl  nine the demand was slightly in e\  i ess of the supply No small shaie of  (he icrent use and flue I nations in tht  nipper maikct had, however, little to  do with eitliei sunpl) or demand, hut  with the manipulation of ��tocks on the  e\clinnge��.  Asked whetliei his rompany had en  nielj  given up the idea of erecting a  sineltei on the coast, Mr. Miner did  not   rnic  to  (omiiiit  himself  to any  (dual statement     At the present time  i  lefinei)   was  moie  needed than a  smelter     I he matter was in abeyance,  but that was all     It would be in the  inteiests of the province, as a whole,  lo  have a refineiy established and to  enable  the pioiinre and those inter  eslefl in it to dcnve the most   benefit  nom it, it sliould be established  at a  -e.ipoit.    He  would   not  make   an>  definite  statement   upon   tre  matter,  uowever, bejund stating that his com  pany would go on tjuietlj prosecuting  Us  busiruss,   as  it   alwa.s   had,   and  would enlaige its spheie of work and  influence as the requirements demand  \t the picscnt time, however, caj)i-  tal and capitalists did not rare to m-  lesl ii) Biitish Columbia, in fact, the)  would not touch the pi ounce, as tbe  labor conditions, the legislatuie and its  jetions, and conditions generally were  not such as would warrant anyone investing heie.    Moth in lesnert  of its  legislative  action ai.d in other wajs,  the  province   was  retarding   its  own  pi o.r ess     Wes tm people had got to  jit down to business themselves and  woik on business p'liiuplcs befoie they  could   ge't  capital   to  come  into  the  pi ounce  The Nelson Economist is ehterin.;  on its sixth yeai, and proposes"."to  double its size to sixteen'pages.  Today is the last, of the annual regatta at Nelsb'11,'7 7  The Dominion Express Co. has  opened 'office's'7111 the,towns of the  ���Trout Lake cotintrjr.7  A rifle club is being organized al  Kamloo|)s.    7   ,  The Lardo brancli of the C. P. R.  is about to be turned over ..to the operating department:  Howard West, one of the'best known  assayers in tlie Slocan, was drowned in  Slocan lake last week.  , The .Nan.'iimo Clan'oii< is a new  weekly being st.-uted ��� by J; Eriwnid  Norcross. ..  PACTS ABOUT COPPER.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Imitators are the ones who say advertising does not pay.  "Be sure you're right and then persist" is a safe advertising rule.  'There is���iio mystery in advertising.  It is common sense applied along lines  of expeiience,  Just as the dripping Water wears  away the stone, so will continuous advertising carve a channel to success.  An ad in the local -newspaper.pre-,  sents its��� proposition to prospective  customers when they are in the mood  to be interested and enlightened. :  Well advertised articles are sure .to  be in large demand. No danger of  their becoming dust covered or having |  tu remain long upon the shelves.  No business is too poor to afford  some foi 111 of good advertising. ���������: Advertising is as much a legitimate expense for a business as the salaries of  the clerks arid office help are. ,7  Tlie advertisement partakes' largely  of the nature of news, and it might be  made much more newsy. It tells: of  new: inventions, .new business liousesi  of dissolution of partnerships, etc.  What is newest and best in stock  should be advertised freely.  BRITISH COLUMBIA A "MILCH COW.'  tuns  opi  n ��^ tyWn!M^$^imiti ������:��� -fa  ^  yJI  cen  1114 ten cents per share down and .ten ,. ,  subject to a twenty-five per cent ",r"  -���    ��---'-,iiii-.- ������'������ .!���'���'  ���'i'^  ���Ai**j jrvjalioiit notice, ior as-soon as t.ranspor-  (?tS��7     .<���*&,?,     .-.,;1E-' -    H��,^ii:. .  -      -��� -  -r-J      Trie present price  r  ���j?  advance  tafionj^a.jsur^d.  is $1 10 per share      Do not \\tit  un  '   ' ^^flfjor ^nrtiiflKe 4 Mllidsome piofit     A  'J\.    pijiriJiifeer  (gj i0i.shiies "iow,  m^Crff  8 HOI  '^^tlr.tt tho'aiimWfc^t^^^  tlio iriaiiy knockiri'rji.attho doors'of tlie  National. Sanitarium 'Assfaciation niay'  firrd rTa)fac?o*TipfJii,'-Tor them. , ".; ,  - i^iu^irj'Ujiofts-'foi-j.this purpose, fhO!}  oiinioro, w__iTi bo j-cc.oived by Sir Wni;���'E.  <A  'foroiiti'.  bod. '  Fifty dollars will furnish' ��  ���.'.3 ' '���{/���' I'ihott.'on Mlrrk-Twafn;' V..-r'.'���'  ,.   When Mark Twain   w:rs   bciiiinvni;  lire'eifi-Der as a Iniiiion  ."JUS  lecturer  ed with  n   woman.  i*. in  Cio\vr'5  'ill     ?  tli pie       1 Ins  gam a-pro/It [of $809600  Nest; shires'*are *iY!e\t  /r^ould be a {air profit on an invest  ._. * niDiu of Sio 00 pei montli^1 lor |[evii  months We invite the fullest inspec  tion of the company s affuis b) tntnid  ing purchaseis   ,  "U>;  I u^  to1  f For further lnfoimitroii ftpplj  Similkameen Valley Coal Company, Limited.  Nelson, B.C.  m  r|te^:jgarrange  qtiaintance that she should sit iii.iboN  aixl'star't tbe applause when he'sh'o||lcl  stroke his mustache. The lecUi'r'ei  started off so well that he did nut need  any such help,'however, for he cfuglu;  Ijoiii tire first.'- ���.Bv , aiid  lA'3.*hliV'H0.t  ol spying nnyt-hing  of.par-  licularfjotice, he happened to, pull.his  1nuStac|e; and his anxious allyrin, thi-  'box'al once broke into furious applause.  Mark was all but broken up by: rjic  misadvanture, and ever afterward avoid  ed employing such he.li> to success"; ";'  (rood Thing for Dominion, Rut Poor For this  ' Province  JohnC Hi on n, of New Westminster,  contributes to the Canadian Magazine  loi lime, an nucleating article beaiing  on the financial (elation between British Columbia and the Dominion ��o\-  einmint  "Roughh summanzeu," si)s Mr  Uiown, "the ease ol Kntish Columbia  is, that its propei proportionate ron-  tribution to the revenue ot the Dom.11-  1011 would have been, loi the penod  line the 1'iovinie entticd the Con-  lediiatiou (1S71), two pei cent ofthe  total ol that 1 entitle, whereasitsactu.il  iiinliibution has bien five per cent,  tnd that Dominion expendituiei on  account of the Province have not been  at all in the same proportion.  "To |')iit it in auother way: Looking  to the whole of Canada, the central  authority has returned to the people.in  expenditures.(the.debt ofthe Dominion  having largely increased since 1S7 r)  irrnich'more than it has taken from the  people in taxation; but, confining the  views t'O liritish Columbia, the reverse  has .been true; there has been taken  Irom the people of that province in  luxation, by the central authority,' some  .5.13,000000   or   J>!'4,000,000    niori  than has been returned to them in ex-  *- 1 &. ;���  peiidituics.    The 1'acific Province has  > j-  , ,    ���  become a "milch cow" lor the Dominion."  WORTH KNOWING  .NOTICE.  11;  'Notice M-liereby given that we hiivtr  leased ,lhe Steinwiuder Hotel to "John  Ilartinriir for fire teriiuof one j ear, and  I that we wilTAot l)6.faap6iisililc for. any  ItSlHidmailist said h"8tJW^(liiriiiK ]\\o. lifi-  bf'siiVflJeiise.f)' ,-v-i;' :| c. II  Miri.'ti.v.-  :'���    ;' ^     >?,���>.*   -   * S. A. MumJis;  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., the lutfidiiv.  of .Inly, 1002. ' ; "  "Amber" Plug Smoking Tobacco is  winning in hs.merits. Have yp^trii.d  i't?.v Savelhe    lE'^V'tf.i'fSiVviiiiiable.  Nine .Mouths for Contempt.  V.  Last Friday morning the Full Court,  in session at Vicloiia, decided thai  \V1i1. McAdams was immoderate, and  sentenced him to nine months' imprisonment for the offence.  And this was not all. Unless hi  provides four securities of $1,000 each  for his good future conduct in this respect, he must serve a.year additional.  This severe sentence was for publishing in his paper, The Sandon Pay-  streak, the statement that the bench ol  this province was "corrupt, lazy, de  baiiched, and prejudiced." The article  containing these words appeared in the  issue of May 17, 1902, and was a com  ment on the action of Clarke vs. CoU  lorn, a mining case.  The first summons of the court was  defied, and the prisoner was brought  down under special warrant. At his  trial he admitted that he should 1101  have declared the court corrupt.  McAdams is about 25 years of age.  The pumps in the famous Ontario  mine of Utah, cost more than $1,006,-  000. ''.'������  I he government oftheDominion of  Canada is thinkiiiJ of/creating a de-  paitment of mines and mining.  Twenty-five years ago ores carrying  less than''-j|!-i:2"'were worthless. Today  $2 ore is myjiigihandsome profits.  The Consplidited Mercur  mine   of  Utah is hauling 1,000 tons of ore daily.  It is paying to  stockholders  $30,000  dividends   monthly,   and   larger  new-  bodies of ore have been struck recently.  I'lie'American smelting and   Refining  Company is  constructing  a  zinc  smelter at Pueblo,  Colo.,  adapted   to  the treatment of those ores with heavy  /me properties, which have heretofore  been burdens to the  smelters   of  this  country.    Only  one  zinc  smelter  in  \meiica existed, that being in Illinois,  which Heated pure zinc ores,  for  thai  metal and not any.by-product.    About  200 tons of zince  concentrates   have  been shipped daily from Colorado   to  Belgium, where the treatment is a long  estaolished industry.  Good Fishing In Kettle River.  Fishing in the Kettle river is good  since the water has lowered considerably,  and  quite a number of people  have made  huge  catches  during tht  week,'says the Midway Advance.   According  to 'reports  the C. P. R. em  ployees have been the most successful,  but as their phenomenal catches have  all been made at  such a ridiculoush  early hour in the morning, and as thes  results'are  not sworn to, people nni  aware of the unquestionable   veiacii\  of those connected with the C. P. R ,  lather doubt the leports.  The Calumet & Hecla copper mines  in Michigan, were opened in 1866.  'I'he copper ore deposits at Uutte,  Montana,'u-ere discovered in 1883.  The Na|)oleon mine, near Copper-  opolis, is the oldest copper mine in  California.  'I'he Calumet & Heela Mining Company, of Michigan, has paid nearly  ��80,000,600 in dividends.  7 T'he Detroit Copper Mining Company, Morenci, Aiizona, produced last  year 18.000,000 pounds of copper bullion.    7 .."...  Ihe production of electrolytic copper; ii) the United States in 1892 was  50,000,000 pounds; in 1900 it exceeded ^co,000,000 pounds.  The ,copper production ofthe United  -States in 1899 was 568,216,921 pounds,  in-1900 it was 602,808,839 pounds  and in. 1901 (estimated)  629,800,000.  In 1888; the value of the copper  production iiii the United Stales was  ���1>33.833.954. In' 1S98 (lenyeais later)  it was $61,849,132. In 1900 it was  $101,222,712.  The principle of electrolysis, discovered by Professor Faraday, was  first used in the United Slates at the  Halbach smelting works, Newaik, New  jersey, in 1881.  T'he Mansfield mines in Germany  are the oldest active copper mines in  the world. They weie opened in 1199  and have.beeli continuously worked  since. 'I'he Rio Tinto of Spain, may  be the oldest/but not productive.  'I'he Anaconda mine, in Montana,  is the largest single procucer of copper  in the world. Its annual picduction  is about 100,000,000 pounds.  The first successful cOnveiting plant  for the bessemerizing of .coppei matte  was built at Lyons,  France,   in  18S1.  This process was shortly after adopted  at the Parrot mine in Montana. |  Michigan, ��� Montana and Arizona  furnish, practically, all the coppei produced in the United States, tneir combined production being nearly 540,-  000,000 pounds out of a total of 630,-  000,000 pounds.  Since the year 1S60 the highest  price of copper in the United States  was fifty-five cents a pound. That  was in July, 1864. Since the same  year (i860), the lowest prire recorded  is nine cents per pound. At that low  figure it remained during June, July  and August,  1S94.  Exports of copper from the United  States in 1873 amounted, in value, to  $259,076; in the year 1900 the exports  amounted, in value, to $55,285,047.  New W. F. of M. President.  Chas. Moyer, the new president of  the Western Federation of Miners,  elected at the recent convention at  Denver to succeed "Edward Boyce, is  a resident of Lead City, though his  headquarters are in Denver. He was  born in Boone county, Iowa, in 1S66,  and came to Montana in 189.1, but  twelve years ago he located in the  Black Hills, lie was president of the  Deadwood union from iS94to 1S96,  and later became a member of the  Lead City , union, the second oldest  organization of its kind in the west.  Prior to his election as president Mr.  TTAMIYOX HOT SPHISOS HANITABlL'M  It. The mom complete U C A I T U  on tlie continent of North ��   C ��  k   I   ��  America. Situated mldat R C 6 |) R T  scenery unrivalled for gran- " *- *�� V n I  deur. Boating, Fishing and Kxcui-hIous. Real-  dent Physician and Niirne. Telegraphic communication with all parts of the world; two  mails arrive and depart every day. Its hatha  cure all nervous and muscular diseases; its waters heal all Kidney, Liver and Stomach Ailments  Tel mi.: JistoJiBper week, according; to res-  dence in hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs,  ow Lake B. C.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R.R.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Dailv.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries. .  Leaves  Daily  bpokanc Time Schedule.  Kflicrlve lime n 1902  Arrives  Daily  7.45 a.m. I'AST MAIL���Tu nnd from  Coeur d'Aletic district, Farm-  iiigton. Garfield ' olfnjt. Pullman, "Moscow, ���Pomeroy,  WalUbuig, Dayton, Wall a  Wnllii, Pel dleton, Baker City  and nil points East ���6.J5p.'m.  3-45 p. jii. KXPRKSS-Kor I'armlngton  OxrfieUI, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscoiv,r,ewlston, Portland  Han Francisco. Maker Cily  and nil points HAST.  HXI'KKSS ��� From all points  Kn��t, linker City, Sail Francisco, I'ortlnnd, Colfax, r.ar-  tield nud I'nrniiiigton 9.50a.m.  ���I{itce|>t Sunday.  SHOUT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.!  Sun Francisco-Portland Route.  f  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock, Portland,  at 8 p. 111. nud from Spear Street wharf, SanFrail-  cisco, at 10 a. 111. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. V. & N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GliO. J. MOIILHR, General Agent.  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wish  Spokane Tails and florftoi  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  KEI) MOUNTAIN E'Y.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south lo Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. Ik  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily lor  Republic, nud connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks aud Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run 011 passenger trains between Spokane and North port.  KKKF.CTIVU SUNDAY, MAY J, 1901.  Leuve. Daily Train Arrive  9:20a.m Spokane 7.-15 p. in.  .2.25 a. m Rossland 4:10 p. m  9 40 a. m Nelson 6 45 p. m.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  established 1859.  CAPITAL - - - ���  CAPITAL, PAID UP  RESERVE FUND   -  $2,000,000  $!>955>225  $1,200,000  All Voicrs' Lists Cancelled.  All voters' lists will he cancelled on  the last day ol August, according to  the new act, The recorder of voters  will begin on the first day of September to make up new lists, and'will accept applications until tlie last Mor-  day in September, the 28th, when the  lists will be closed for revision. A  new form of application has been  adopted, the blanks for which have  not yet been issued, but will be ready  before the 1st of September. All  qualified must register between September ist and. 28th, whether names  are on the old lists or not.  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Vji FARWfcLL, President.  Hon. M.  H. Cochrane, Vice-Pres,  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C H.  Kathan, H. B.  Browu, K. C  HKAD OFFICE, SHURBROOKE, P. Qv  Jas. Mackiiiiiou,  Gen'l Mgr.  S. UDGEI.L.   Local Mgr.  S. P. MoriEV, Inspector of Branches. :  BRANCHES.  Ill Province ofQuebec���  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowausville, II. F. Williams. Mgr.  Coaticook. E. N. Robinson, Manager.  'Richmond, W.L.'Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedford, W. II. Hargrnve, Mgr.  Hum ugduii. A. W. Watson, Mgr.  'Mag6<, W. D. Fraser, Mgr.  St. Hyaciiithe, J. Laframboisc, Mgr.  OrniMowu, E. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, K. P. Olivier, Mgr.  In Province of British Columbia���  Oram! Forks, Win. Spier, Mgr  Plioer.ix, N. H. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents   iu    Canada,  Bank  or  Montreal   and  Branches.  "     Loudon, Kng., National Bank of Scotland,  "     Boston: National Exchange Bank  "     New_Yort-_NaUoual Park Bank.  Collection.     made at   all   accessible    points.  .. . ���        " ' , ,       I Drafts issued lor any required amounts, good at  Moyer was   lor three  years  a   member ' all points in Canada,   U. S. and Europe.    Sx-  of the executive board of the Western   "1,a"Be b<".f"' and so'd"'  -Savings   Ukancu    Department    at    Each  OFi'rcE.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention 01  depositor.  I     Office Hours: 10-3: Saturday from 10 to 12.  Federation of Miners.  Remember you can get anything in  the market at the Dominion.  An Unprecedented  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  All in a Cubic Foul.  A cubic fool of copper weighs 5,57  pounds.  A cubic foot of gold weighs 1224  pounds.  A cubic ��� foot of iron weighs 456  pounds.  A cubic foot of lead weighs 712  pounds.  A cubic foot of siiver weighs 655  pounds.  A cubic foot of tin weighs 46S  pounds.  A cubic foot of zinc weighs 449  pounds.  A cubic foot of granite weighs 172  pounds.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year.,   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year :   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  "\7PSr*   /Including Ilnndsome Portrnit\  y *-'c\*    \of King Kdwnrd, 17x22 inches./-- ���   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year   Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  ���PI  _y&l  . .''lii-.i  i  '4>i  14^1  'Mm  tft it. 4*1  ir^wxnwrsxmBBMmxmmmmmm  ^SMiMimATn g_>��i '>IV"- ��� "���  fat ****���"''-<' 'I  ��� i' Im-S' i..2.  ��mk-.  IIP  5#!fr#  i||w;i'  "firl^.f.  fcfe-W.',  ..rHrW,-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric .*>  jt at.* Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion Mouse  GILLIS& FORREST, Proprietors.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides-Avenue  ������  e  Bellevue Hotel  aoact^lMIOtsssllltllHHtl^llffllnillllltllllll  _ OP  Marshall & Shi:a, Prqi'S.  In Connection with'Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IH CONNECTION  9  e  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room   First-class in  Every Particular.  ���������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#��#a#vc  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  d_~  Would It?��� The topic at tonior-  iow's meeting of the Phoenix Socialist  Club will be, "Would Socialism Destroy the Incentive to Industiv?" All  are cordially invited to attend at Miners' Union Hall.  Gave a Dance���Wednesday evening an invitation social dance was  given at Hahdy-McKenzie hall by several cf the young men of the city. A  pleasant time was enjoyed until the  early hours of the morning.  Francisco, Salt Lake City, Denver,  Chicago, Detroit, St. l'aul, Vancouver  and Spokane. When he left here he  did not intend   to return   to  Phoenix,)  City and District Notes  but evidently he found  sirabie places.  many less de-  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  F. W.  Hart   visited  Grand   Forks  last Saturday.  Horn, to the wife of T. J. Feiguson,  July 17th, a son.  'I'he Great Northern is now shipping  freight through to Republic.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  It is now the eX|>er:i:ili<��i thii. lie  V, V. arid E. will be turned over to  the operating department shortly afier  the ist ol next month.  'i'he blacksmiths at the Granby  minesTnoved into the new shop just  erected on Wednesday, altho igh the  building is not-yet quite finished.  Residents of i'hoenix are congratu  lating them��elves that they do not live  in tire lower altitudes, where..the heat  is reported to be something terrific.  All is now seiene between the Hot  Air and V., V. & E. railway lines, and  legal troubles have been patched up.  It was great picking for the 'awyers  while it lasted.  Chas. A. McCliing is winding up  his feed and grain business, and next  week will appear in the new role ol  mine host at the Dominion H^use.  It is the exception, rather than the  rule, when the C. I'. R. passenger  train into Phoenix is riot late, all the  way from 15 minutes to two hours.  Tom Williams has been transferred  from the Hunter-Kendrick Co.'s store  in Greenwood to I'hoenix while. Sid  Coulton is on his vacation in Ontaiio.  I'he city of Columbia is expending  the proceeds of the lec'ently hypothecated bond issue in .1 water works sjs-  tem and other needed 'publjc inippi.ye-  ments. *    '     " .,���      -   "    '-"-'i"  SPECIAL NOTICE.  For Rent���3 Roomed house $10.  House in N. Y. Townsite and  lower tOWn. ;   ;.';<;';;��� ;  Lodging house.:     . . .      7  ,;., ';  Rooms in al! parts of town.- 7;;  For SAi.E^-Double dwelling Bouse.  Two   detached   houses   on Nv Y.  townsite.  We have good bargains in lotsiil al.l  parts-of town.  Money to loan on improved realty.  "'     McAkihuk & Monk,  Agents.  We want  YOU and every other man,  woman and child to remember  that better or purer Drugs  were never grown nor made  than we are selling every day.  ' that's the kind of goods you  want���and hone other.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  Knob Hill Ave.  '       Phoenix, B. C.ji  T  Left Quickly���Chief of Police  Flood admonished several undesirable  characters to leave town early this  week. All but two promptly took the  hint, and they acted with'equal celerity after an experience of a night in  the innermost recesses of the city bas-  tile.  Are in Washinciok, D. C. ��� On  the 9th inst. Elmer D. Hall, E. L.  Hall and Aithur I). Hill, all foimerly  connected with the Pioneer, left the  Boundary for Washington, D. C, to  take a ilnee months' course in the machine typesetting school. Word has  been received by the I'ioneer that ihe\  are now haid at work learning the  mysteries of Mergenthaler's linotype  in America's capitals They write thai  the heat is suffocating.  Ore Car Struck Him���Jans Juboy,  who lias been working for the Granby  Co. for seven days, was injured Thursday in the No. 2 tunnel of the Knob  Hill mine by an ore car failing on him.  His right ear was nearly torn off, and  his left arm was broken. He is being  cared for at the hospital.  Deed Has Arrived���After a delay  of some six months, Secretary Mathe-|tlon  son, of the school board, has received  the deed to the public school in Phoenix from the provincial government.  All municipalities in the province  took over the public schools within  their respective limits on"-the 1st of  January last  Loop is Finished���The extra gang  on the C. I*. R. has finished the ballasting of the-new loop at Hartford  Junction, two miles below Phoenix. It  will not be used, however, until either  a Y or a turntable is put in here. The  railway officials prefer the former, but  are not willing to pay the pi ice asked  for the land needed, Which would be a  part of Moran's and Golden Eagle additions. So a turn table will likely be  put in not far from   the Pnoenix sta-  First Official Visit ��� R. J. E.  Scott, of Montreal, chief time inspector for the C. P. R., paid his first official visit to Phoenix this week, and  called upon George E. Dey, time inspector for the entire westei n end. of  the Boundary division. He found  things in his line in the best of shape  in the Boundary.  Benefit for McCi.usky���-Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8 will give an an-  niversaiy ball on Monday evening,  August 18th, at the hall of the union.  It will be given for the benefit of J.  McClusky, who lost his sight in au explosion iu the Knob Hill mine-on the  6th of June. Although McClusky is  not a member of the miners' union,  the boys on the hill wish to assist one  who was thus totally disabled, and  the tickets should meet with a ready  sale.  Is Totally Blind ��� Henry Syrs-  ted,-who was injured in a blast in the  Snowshoe mine on the 14th of last December, returned this w;eek from Spokane, wheie he spent three months in  care of an oculist. Most-unfortunately nothing could be done for him, and  he is totally blind, only being able to  telidaylight from darkness. He was  operated upon, but without success.  Glad to Return���R. J. Coup, a  nephew of W. J. Poiter, returned last  Monday after several weeks of travel,  during;which he covered several thousand miles. He saw I). H. Duucan-  son, of this place, sail from San Francisco 011 June 18th for Fanning Island  in the South Pacific ocean, wheie he  has charge of the erection of a cable  station' for the Australian-Canadian  all-British cable- Mr. Coup while  away  visited   Seattle,  Portland,   San  Midsummer Ball���As will be noticed by the advertisement in anothei  column, the Catholic Ladies'Aid Society will give a midsummer ball on  Monday evening, August nth. The  pioceeds wiil go to 'the building fund  of the church. Good music will be  furnished, and cooling refreshments can  be had at Miners' Union Hall, where  the dance will take place. The Catholic ladies will undoubtedly make a  success of this as they do of all theii  undertakings.  Another Fire In Ferule Mine.'  A dis|>atch from Fernie last Tuesday states that the No. 2 mine ol the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal company, on  Coal creek, in which a number of victims of the recent disastei weie killed,  caught fire about 12 o'clock the previous evening. It is thought that the  fue was staited by an explosion, caused by lightning. The fire was smothered the next morning. 'I'he damage  to the mine will not amount to much.  8<KM><HM><HMX>-CK>-<  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  We have no snaps to offer you, bnt everything at n fair  margin���everything as represented. If not, we will make  iteo._ We are and intend to be headquarters for FRUIT  during the season.  We have been appoints! agents for the celebrated  KAMLOOPS CIGARS, and sell I hem at factory prices  These cigars are not made in ihe east by cheap labor, but  ore made almost at home, anil are admitted by all lovers of  the weed to be excellent cigars.  As soon as tlie freight blockade is raised we expect Car  Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. And as soon as  we can make arrangements wo will carry a complete stock  of Feed, Hay and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any 'if my voinpetitors tell von that they sell  goods cheaper than Hardy, you tell them that they are  mistaken, and I will prove to you that they are.  oflice, Hank block, August 10th to 12th  A. L. Clements, C. P. R.  agent  at  Grand Forks, was in  tin's  city  Tuesday.  Rev. Dr. McRae, of Greenwood, is  supplying in Calgary for a couple of  weeks.  'I'he Greenwood and Giand Forks  hose teams visited Nelson's regatta  yesterday.  An attempt is being made by Greenwood business men to agree on a half-  holiday on Fiidays.  Duiing the year ending June 30,  1902, the Greenwood postoffice did a  business of $93,000.  L. S. Otis, of Nelson, was a visitor  in the city Monday, acting as a physician to diseased pianos. j  H. A. Durkee, well known in Pho-  nix, has been appointed trainmaster  of the Kettle Valley Lines.  The Masons of Greenwood are talking of runningan excurson to Midway  on Coronation Day, August 9.  A. A. Miller, of Seattle, representing  the Westinghouse Electric Co., of  Pittsburgh, Pa , tame in Monday.  A number of coal claims have recently been located in the Similkameen by a Grand Forks syndicate.  Jas. Ogle and wife and Mrs. P. A.  McCallum, of Grand Forks, spent a  couple of days in the city this week.  The government has a force of  men clearing the roads and trails of  the district after the recent stOitn.  Ex-Chief of Police John McLiren  and wife, of Greenwood, have lemov-  ed to Vancouver, their former home.  Jimmy Marshall states' that he is  making a specialty of summer drinks  at the Bellevue, and can suit the most  fastidious  David Whiteside, barrister, of Grand  Foiks, came up from that city Saturday to escape the heat, and spent Sunday in Phoenix.  Mrs. Josiah Stirritt and children  have gone to join Mr- Stirrett, now in  charge of the business of P. Burns &  Co. at Cranbiook  R. G. White, of Los Angeles, Cal.,  a brother of A. L. White, secretary of  the Granby Co., made his first visit tq  this camp this week.  R. Helm, route agent of the Dominion Express Co., with headquarters at  Nelson, visited the local office of the  company Wednesday.  Wm. Graham McMynn, gold com-  misrioner at Greenwood, passed  through Phoenix awheel Tuesday, on  his return from a week's trip to the  Christina lake section.  BUSINESS NOTICES, ���  Our NEW Une of Watches  and Chains ,~  Must be Seen  to be Appreciated  "These goods are the very latest in  design and workmanship, and  will be sold at very low price.   - ���  GPQ..Ti. DEY, a  BUSINESS   FOR���-  . \MP  xioiyiAi  BAKERY  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^_ Phoenix, B. C  >"lp tnemeiullme we will continue to make the  Ik it Bread. Cskc and tic* ever seen In the ftouu-  di ry.   Hare you tried them ?  FOR RENT  ��� Doable Dwelling House, each *16  7 ��� per month, ;  -Three roomed house,: $15.  H< a-ien in N. Y. Townsite  and  Lower town to rent.  Lodging House.  FOR SALE  A completely furnished cabin can be  rented at a reasonable figuie by applying to A. (i. Simpson.  Cotton rags wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest pi ice (raid. Bring  'em along and get your money.  Half interest in a good livery business lor saie, on account of prror health.  Apply to J. K. Fraser a�� Fashion  Stable, Knob Hill Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  Householders,-you aie sure to have  some goods that; are useless to you,  but can be used by some one else.  Call at tlie Granby Exchange aud exchange or get cash for them.  Photographs���Cabinets, $3 and $4.  Stamp photos. Children's pictures a  specialty; 15ring��the tfabieSi New views  of Phoenix', just the thing "to send to  your friends in tlie east All work  finished here^ Hall's Pholo Tent,  op.wsite Bankrf' "* "!-*���> - ' ,   U, 1_  Double-dwelling lionse.- 1  ' Also aoin fine rent earning prou-  ."   ertv.  } We have some good bargains in  lota in all parts of town.  FIRE, LIFE Tand  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  2  t  Ncttnu �� mm,  AGENTS  P.O. Box, jj. V.ftN 'Phoue.jj  t  RE1D & CO. 11 KODAKING DAYS  Application for .Transfer ��f. Hotel License.  Notice is hereby given that we shall apply to  rhe Board of License Commissioners or the City  of Phoenix, at its next Meeting. Tor the transfer  ofthe hotel license htld by us for the Kuob Hill  hotel, situated on lots 19 aud 20, block 11, Old  Ironsides subdivision, city of Phoenix, to Edward  Munson. w. J. Morrison.  James Auderaou,  Dated June 15, 1902. Licensees  NOTICE.  As we are going out of business on  the 31st day ot'July,' next Thursday,  all accounts owing this firm should be  paid by that date.  Gilu's & Forrest,  �� -      - - .Dominion House.  Painters.* Decorators j  Indoor   and  Outdoor  Work !  Promptly Done with pure leaji I  r    and oil.    Paper Hanging and '  'i    Kalcimimng. j  1      Lsarc  Your Oidtts at Bslforu* Hots!. i  )" PHOENIX, B. C. j  NOTICE.     '  Applirati..n for Transfer of Liqnor License.  Notice is hereby given that thirty  day3 after d,tte we"will apply to the  Board or Lir-entring Commissioners of  the Corporation of the city of Phoenix,  for a transfer of tlie liquor license held  hy ns for the Dominion Hous*, Old Iron-  snlei" avenue, situated on Lots 15 and 16  Kloi-kll. City of Phoenix, to Oxley &  McClurrg. Uillis & Foubeht,  Per J. N. Gillis.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 1st day of  Julv, A. D.. 1902.  "Amber"'Plijg Smoking Tobacco is  winning on its rherits. Have you tried  it?   Save the'tags; they'i're raluable'. '  Are you Thinking about'buying a Kodak ? If so you will  no doubt want to know just  where to buy them.  Well to makcaJoirgitory  start, we keep them .  in all sizes and cost. "-From  . one costing $1 to those for  the advanced student, costing  from $8, $10 and upwards.  <  We kacp the well-known 42astman  -.Kodaks and carry a complete-line of  - PHOTOGRAPHIC 8UPPUKS. Call  and ace for yourself, ���  ItdbtlrcilM  KNOB HIIX AVK., PHOENIX, B. C.  Have You Used  McKenzie's  Compound  Extract of  ,  Sarsaparilla  and Burdock  With Iodide  of Potassium  A.P. McKENZIE  DRUGGIST  Hardy-McKeniie Block,     Phoenix, B. C.  ���... ��������w ..�����<�����������.����� �����.������������.-��~��...~~  fiRANBY EXCHANGE  uys ANYTHING, Sells EVERYTHING  HARNESS  s n o p  On the BrEdite Oppo   :  ���lie llcMlllsu Block   j  f  CbturcH Services  j  Tomorrow.       J  Catholic ��� Mass will be held to  morrow at io a. m., also evening ser  vice at 7:30 p. m.  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services' tomortow, evening.  Rev. E.   P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at u a. m. and  7:30 !>��� rn. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. in.  Congregational���-Preaching services  tomorrow at n a. m. and 7:30 p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks on the  Life of Christ. Regular evening service at 8:00 o'clock at Hardy McKenzie  hall. Rev. Thos. Green, R A., pastor.  Sunday school at 3 p. m.  Midsummer  1--  ''��>-'"���.- ���  Will be held at"  Miners' Union Hall,  Tuesday Eve., Aug. 12  By the  Catholic Ladies'Aid Society.  TICKETS, $1.00.  There are just  Two Kinds of  RINTiNi  Then arc the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  -<��?  When you want something  Qtie' Good Investment  Wot tit a Life Time of  0  IS  # Am Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  thejjossibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some"good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of t ie citvat most reasonable  I figures.    Whether, you desire it for an investment or a. home we can fill your wants.  Aaa���� G. W. RUMBERGER,  Hones for Rent. Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ��� :  9  TIM HARDY & CO.  At a Bargain!  On acount of going out of  business on the last day of  July, we have for sale a few  gallons of Very Old Port Wine  and a few hundred Choice Imported Cigars. Just the thing  for families. Come and get  afi or any part at cost.  J. N. GILLIS,  dominion House.  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art,and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical department equipped  with th latest alid best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  MAN'S?. FANCY" SHIRTS,>sc^fehts  and starched finonte, by W.^3 & E.  and other T^ell known makers  ular prices- $1,$1.50 and $1.75.  A PIECES of BEST ENGLISH PRINTS  Regular price,. 15 cents per yard.  Tovr choice while they last  S  ce-HT WMows for.abve Bargains,  ���^fc^^l^ly^iyft^  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ���^  > ,r'\f  .*  m  ��� h      ���   V  fr.  %  I*  I.  MVrfWJt,  I   ' '* -  V  %  *fef*  l_��� rU| Lfe  ��� j/  ��� * ft  a    i  4  ���X ww u ^yjrKVinwsrvwaawirisv *soMniMft* wtwMftVtt*  ������fli)Hi��p_wg."-vrh  ���^CWnrrtHl^<H��W^.iai<��flWffl^

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