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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jul 29, 1905

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 ��� 'a  'A  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500^  value within five years.  ^  mux  I0HC  Phoenix if.  i___rr^.^_  V.w.tfP*  AND  BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  ,^^grJdtia|^bLcacL_igJ Mining  ' ^' Car-^Vf  AUG   H905  ?TOR_A��  <i <> Cam|^M Boundary  Vol.. VI.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,'JULY 29,  1905.  No. 38  01.  Big Store  Headquarters For  Hot Weather Delicacies  Such as-  Swift's Summer Sausage, per lb. 35c.  Ashland Hams ready to eat, per lb. 25c.  Pickled Pigs Feet, per lb. 20c.  Lunch Tongue, tin 35c.  Chicken, tin 35  Turkey, 3.5c.  Duck 351. ;  Australian Rabbit, tin 40c.  Chipped Dried Beef, tin 35c.  Heinz Pork and Beans Sauce.  "     Celery Sauce 40c. bottle.  "     Bulk Sweet pickles 35c. quart.  Arriving Daily 5:30 p. m.  Do Your Shopping  The coolest Place  in town  .V.'.A.--'  THE    &MG    __?TOi7i_.  We have made arrangements  for a full supply of Fruit for preserving.  You  will be   safe in   placing  your orders with us for whatever you intend to preserve.   If  it is obtainable we wil1   have it.  We guarntee prices.  Raspberries, Cherries, Peaches,  Plums and Currants are  coming in plentifully  this week.  Leave us your orders.  Fruit Jars all Sizes.  &  BUILDING ON  THEV.,V.&E.  I harvest is over, and can then work all  winter, especially where the work is  largely of a rock character.  Order  Received   to   Proceed  With Work.  For 50 Miles From Midway-  West.  At last the word has arrived to proceed with the construction of the V.,  V. & E. railway  west from   Midway, and have settled down in one of the  Qalcr-DeSp-la W___l__.  Last Wednesday a quiet wedding  took place in Nelson, when two youns  people of Phoenix were united, for life.  Rev. T. J. Ferguson, pastor of the  Nelson Presbyterian cnurch, perfoimed  the ceremony for Oliver N. Galer and  Miss Maud DeSpain. Misses Daisy  and Marion Hodges, daughter, of  Supt. Hodges, of the Granby mines,  were bridesmaids, and. \V. X, McDonald was best man. Mr. and Mr..  Galer returned to the city Wednesday,  BACK FROM  THE YUKON  Boundary Mining Notes  Mr.   and    Mrs.   Hodges  Party of Engineers.  m  Trip  Full   of   Interest  Pleasure.  and  Blackberries,    Raspberries,    Cherries  Watermelons, Canteloups, Etc., Etc.  and that little town is now beginning  to be the scene of unwonted activity.  Patrick ��� Welch, partner of J. W.Stewart, who has had the contract for  some . time, as stated by the Pioneer,  received telegraphic advices in Spokane last Monday from St. Paul, and  at once started for this section with  other Spokane contractors, arriving  here Tuesday evening, and proceeding  at once to Midway with his lieutenants.  Mr. Welch was back here Wednesday,  leaving the next morning for Seattle on  business connected with the contract,  and will return next Monday.  This contract is for the railway line  from Midway, on this side of the international bourdaiy line, to Molson,  which is just across the line; and also  from the point where the line swings  back into British Columbia from  Washington, above Oroville, to Kere-  meos���in all about 50 miles of grading. There is still a link unlet, from  Molson to Oroville, which is'likely to  be shortly awarded.  A bunch of sub contractors is now  busy going over the route and in a few  days it will be known who willactually  do the work now ordered to be undertaken. Among them is the firm of  Burns & Jordan, who graded several  miles on the Phoenix extension last  year, including the Phoenix end, and  whose outfit, or most of it, is now  stored here. Mr. Jordan went through  Tuesday night.  Midway will be the base of supplies  for the railway contractors for a year  or niore to come. The Great North  ern will at once start laying the iron on  ihe 14 mile extension from Curlew to  Midway, the grading for which was  completed iast summer when the line  was constructed from Grand Forks to  I'hoenix. About iS cars of steel are  now on hand at Curlew for this purpose, and with the delays incident to  getting in the rest of the steel, the rails  on that part 01 the line should be  down in two or three weeks more.  As it will take a little time to get  camps established'and the work opened up, the contractors will be ready  for all laborers that will offer alter the  Granby cottages on Second street,  where they were the recipients of sev  eral delegations of enthusiastic friends  that evening.      :'  Mrs. Galer |s the daughter of Mrs.  S. A. McCormackj'v of this city, and  during the several years she has lived  here has been one of the most popular  girls in Phoenix. Mr. Galer has been  employed in the office of the Granby  mines for some years, and also has a  host of friends, with _vhom the Pioneer  joins in wishing the happy couple a  long life of happiness.     .     ':  GOVERNMENT WON  INAL13ERNL  Premier    McBride    Endorsed  by Electors.  Although returns-have yet to be received from a few isolated polling  places the result of the Alberni bye-  election of last Saturday is placed beyond all doubt by the substantial lead  obtained by Mason, the government  candidate, in the chief polling places  already heard from. The returns so  far received give Manson 243 votes  and Aitken 17 S, a majority of 65 for  Manson, and the returns yet to come  cannot wipe out this lead. 'The result  has occasioned no surprise. The Liberals put up ���-�� strong fight, but lacker-  organization and funds.  The returns by polling places are as  follows :  Manson  Alberni      54���  Bamfield Creek        9 3  Ucluelet        9 7  Clayoquot...      10 12  Wellington     64 41  Parksville .      27 17  Nanoose        _ 9  New Alberni      11 2  Uchucklesit        7 8  Texada      39 20  Clayoquot Cannery ..       6 17  Aitkin  36  243  17S  Latest Prices la Metal*.  Nkw Yokk���Copper, electrolytic, $16. ���  00@$15.25; l*ke. *15.00@ 15__5*  Bur Silver, 58%  Lea.l. *4.C0 ��t ��4.��5.  GENERAL NEWS OF BOUNDARY  The C.P.K.   roundhouse  at   Grand ��� toria are to enforce  the  act  Forks was demolished   by   the  severe ; the careless starting of fires.  covering  windstorm of last week Friday.  A printing plant is said to have arrived at Midway, and that town will  ha\c a weekly paper shoitly.  It was so warm ovtr in Oroville last  week that even the railway laborers  were forced to suspend operations for  ihe time being.  John Kirkup, of Rossland, is reported as saying that while in Midway last  week the thermometer registered 120  degrees in the shade. Different in  I'hoenix. The genial assessor wa? on  an assessing trip.  Two miles of the nine to complete  the wagon road to Franklin camp have  been built; of the remaining seven, the  McKinley Mines will build three miles.  W. H. P. Clement of Grand Forks,  has been appointed deputy county  court judge, temporarily, during the  illness of Judge Andrew Leamy.  Invitations have been received  locally to take part in the banquet to  he given to Duncan Ross, M. P., next  Tuesday at Gieenwood, and the affair  will be largely attended from all over  the Boundary. The committee in  charge consists of C. S. Galloway, A.  D.Hallet and A. V. Thomas, the latter  being the secretary. The function will  take   place at the Imperial hotel.  (Nonstable Darraugh and Dinsmore  were at Cascade this week,taking alon  Monday evening the Boundary Creek  license commissioners at Grand Forks  granted license to C. H. Thomet, Oakland hotel, Midway L. A. Manley,  Swanson hotel, Midway, and Martin  Defour, Stockholm hotel, Myers Creek.  The latter was opposed, but was granted, a strong resolution beiug passed to  limit licenses in future. The commission will meet again August 4th,  at Grand Forks, to pass upon B. Le-  quime's application for the Railway  hotel, also at Midway.  Excellent progress is being made by  the B. C. Distributing and Construction Co., in the building of the high  tension power line into the Boundary  from Bonnington for the We*t Kootenay Pjwer & Light Co. about 300  men are distributed all along the route,  dealing right of way, distributing poles,  .'<-. About twenty miies of holes  have been dug. It is thought it will  be February 1st before the line is  ready for business.  I-ast Monday at  4   a.m.   the   store  building and contents, owned by J. H.  Hodsoii, in Grand Forks, and located  nearly opposite the C.P.R. station, was  completely destroyed by fire, with the  Thatcher-Nelson block adjoining.   Mr.  Hodson carried about $5,000 in stock,  and   $1,500 insurance.    The location  is   in   the   old city of Columbia, now  united with Grand  Forks.    The Hod-  Magistrate Cochrane, of Grand  Forks,  son building was owned  by Hay, Mc-  for the purpose of making   it   hot   fori Galium   __   Wright, who also had their  whoever   was  responsible   for  setting [ office there.      The building was worth  forest fires along the right of way of  die West Kootenay Power i\r Light  Co.'s pole line and along the railway  line.    Much valuable timber   was  de  frayed,   and    instructions   from   Vic-  paitially insured  $1,500; insured for $900. The other  building, unoccupied, was owned by  the Colonial Investment it Loan Co.,  of Toronto, was valued at $2,000, and  This week A. B. W. Hodges, general superintendent of the Grauby Co.,  returned from atrip to the Yukon with  Mrs. Hodges, having travelled with the  party of -the American Institute of  Mining Engineers, and being absent  from the Boundary nearly a month.  The trip was full of interest from beginning to end, and was much enjoyed  by Mr, and Mrs. Hodges.  At Victoria the annual session ofthe  institute was; held, and while in the  capital city the provincial government  and the citizens generally did everything possible to make things pleasant  for the members of the party. In both  Victoria and Vancouver banquets 'were  tendered the engineers, after which  they; struck out for the far north on a  special steamer. - The first stop was at  Port Simpson, and then at the famous  Tread well mine, on Douglas Island,  Alaska, where a visit was made to the  deep workings, some 600 feet belOw  the sea level, the mine being located  on the-sea.  Fro'm Skagway the party travelled to  Whitehorse oh the Yukon narrow gauge  railway, where they took steamer down  the Yukon'nver to Dawson, being met  at Whitehorse by. a committee from  Dawson. In the Yukon capital, the  governor, W. W.. B. Mclnnis, and  other officials made their stay as pleas  ant as possible in' every conceiveable  manner, $5,000 having been appro  priated foi the purpose, half pf which  was contribnted by the Dominion government. The reception was in true  northern style,' with bands playing and  flags flying.' At a cost of $40 per day  for rigs, the party was taken to the  Dome, where a fine view of the Yukon  gold watershed was had, a number of  the best creeks being visited, and the  much talked of art of "cleaning-up"  was witnessed. Mrs. Hodges did  some panning herself, while Mr.  Hodges did the shovelling like any  mucker, the result of one pan being  $2.50 in gold. Mrs. Lodges proved  to be the greatest adept of any of the  ladies in handling the pan. Those desiring to do so, took nuggets, which  were weighed and paid for.  No expense was spared in showing  the members of the party the wonders  of the Yukon. The baseball game at  midnight, as promised, did not materialize, as the younger portion of the  party preferred a ball gotten up in  their honor. But Mr. Hodges said it  was as light there at midnight as it is  here at six p.m. Each member was  presented with gold souvenirs, being  stickpins and brooches.  Of course, it was known that prices  were high in the Yukon, but when a  member of the party bought a couple  of daily papers, gave a fifty cent piece  and received no change, it was realized  that the Yukon was no cent belt. The  champagne served at a sumptuous  banquet cost $15 per bottle and other  things in proportion. Hotels in the  Yukon are generally poor���not as good  as the best in the Boundary���but the  hospitality was unbounded.  On the way a number of glaciers  were seen, notably the Taku glacier.  When the party was returning a stop  was made at Alert Bay to see one of  the large canning factories in operation. Taken altogether, the trip was  one much enjoyed and long to be remembered.  At the meeting of the institute at  Victoria, by special request Mr.  Hodges gave a talk on the automatic  self charging apparatus lately installed  ai th�� Granby smelter, which many of  the party had recently seen in opera  lion.  Granby shares are  now quoted at  $6.87^$ on the Boston exchange.  The Knight & Stone diamond drill  which has been operating on the Wol  fard group in Wellington camp, with  such excellent results, is being  moved to the Jewel property, near  Hedley, in the Similkameen.  It is understood that about the 1st  of August the Brooklyn mine will start  operations with a good force of men.  The new foreman, Mr. Sampson,' has  had two or three men busy around the  mine this week.  MIDWAY &  VERNON, TOO  Manager Frederic Keffer, of the  B. C. Copi>er Co. who has been on an  extended trip to New York, and .came  back via the Similkameen, where * the  company is doing work on the Sunset  group, reached Greenwood last 'week  Friday. He may make another , trip  east shortly. .:..,'.���:  An ore house was built this' week  at :he Mavis, and 600 feet of road constructed to connect with the wagon  road, so that a shipment can be .sent  out about the 1st of August. Ari average assay this week gave over $104,  A-hile a picked sample ran. $1,358.  The property looks better than ever.  There is talk once more of reviving  the project of driving a 4,000 .foot  tunnel into Hardy mountain, near  Grand Forks, thereby tapping a number of leads at a depth of some 1,800  feet. It is claimed that.it can be done  for $75,000, ��nd that an average of  $20 per ton can be obtained from the  ore veins thus tapped.  Mark F. Madden, won the five suits  on trial last week in Nelson regarding  the control of the Providence mine,  the local shareholders and directors  being beaten at nearly every point.  The cases were tried before Mr. Justice  Irving, and Mr. Madden states that he  is much pleased at the outcome, the  losers, of. course, ft cling just the opposite. It is not unlikely that one or  two of the cases will be appealed. The  Providence mine itself is being worked  steadily, as usual.  " On or about the 1 oth of August, according to the latest estimate, Supt.  Hodges expects to close down the: en-  lire battery of furnaces at the Granby  smelter for about a week, for the purpose of connecting up the two new and  larger furnaces, now about installed.  When connections are made, the full  .battery of eight furnaces will reduce  about 2,700 tons of ore daily. The  new brick stack is now about 1.00 Jeet  high, with but 50 feet yet to be done.  During Mr. Hodges' absence in the  Yukon the construction work has been  pushed, but laborers have been short.  From now on every effort will be made  to finish it up and get the new furnaces in operation as soon as possible.  Construction    Beginning  That  Line.  on  McLean Brothers, of Vancouver, the Men.  Fernie was again visited by a disastrous fire on Thursday at midnight,  the loss being about $50,000. The  water supply was again inadequate.  There will be a special meeting of  the Presbytery ol Kootenay in St. Andrew's Presbyterian church on Thursday evening, August 3, at 7 o'clock, to  deal with the resignation of Rev. E. C.  W. MacColl. A congregational meeting will be held in the same place at 8  o'clock, at which members and all interested in the work of the congregation are invited to be prt sent.  Will Celebrate Labor Day.  At a meeting of the Phoenix Trades  and Labor Council, held last Tuesday  evening, it was decided to celebrate  Labor Day this year, as usual, the data  being Monday, September 4th. It is  the intention to have tha celebration  take the form of that of last year, with  sports, a picnic and a dance in the  evening, the proceeds to be applied" to  the building fund of the Miners' Union  opera house and hall. Another meeting wiil be held next Monday evening,  when committees will be appointed,  and plans formulated for the celebration. This will be the fifth annual  celebration of I_��bor Day in this camp.  With the start being made on the  construction of the V;, V. __ E. west  from Midway, also, comes the news  this'week that work is being begun on  the grading of the Midway & Vernon  railway. To add zest to the situation  it only requires that the C.P.R. begin  work west from Midway���as many  think it will shortly.  Thursday evening one of the McLean Brothers, railway contractors of  Vancouver, arrived on the Great  Northern, and stated that he would at  once start on the Midway & Venion  line, and inquired where he could secure a lot of teams, etc. He stated  that the line was not being constructed  by the C. P. R., but independently of  that company.. Whether only sufficient work, is to be done to hold the  charter, or whether construction will  be prosecuted in earnest through to  Vernon, does not yet appear.  It is but a few weeks since Gustave  Loeb, of the gTeat banking firm of  Kuhn, Loeb & Co., of New York, was  in the Boundary, looking into matters  connected with , the financing of the  Midway & Vernon���a branch of business that the firm makes a specialty of.  It now seems that the matter has been  arranged, and that the promoters of  the toad 'hate secured aid to assist  them in building the road and thereby  securing about $11,000 in subsidies,  carried by the charter. If the Midway  & Vernon, when built, is leased to the  C.P.R., it would save that company  about 24. hours in time between the  Boundary and Vancouver.  NEW BRANCH FOR  THE E. T. BANK  Was Opened Last  Friday at  Midway.  Last week Friday a branch of the  Eastern Towships Bank was opened at  Midway by Wm. Spier, manager ofthe  Grand Forks branch of the institution.  K. C. Moe, formerly with the Grand  Forks branch, is in charge of the new  sub-agency at Midway, which is already  doing business, with G. T. Campbell  as his assistant. This makes four  branches of this bank west of Winnipeg���one each at Vancouver, Grand  Forks, Midway and Phoenix.  With the new railway construction  connecting the Boundary with the  Similkameen country, there is demand  for more b.nking facilities, and the  Eastern Townships Bank are providing these at a point that is convenient  for a large n.miber of persons.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table give- the ore shipment- of Boundary mines   lor 1900,  ioo2 for 1903 for 190., and 1905, as reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer���  ��� _��3  393.71*  71,312  Mimic Camt.        1900      1901        190a  Granby Mines Phoenix   64.55.   331,76a - 309,858  Snowshoe��� Phoenix        ��97      W     ��,_��  B   C. Copper Co.  ,. Mother Lode ...Deadwood  Bonnie Belle ���Deadwood  Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-Stemwiuder- Phoenix  Kawhide ~ Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Kose Summit  Athclstan-Jack_ot... Wellington  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stemwiuder d'mp_rhoeuix  Morrison Deadwood  B C. Mine Summit  K. Bell ..Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  ��.o. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomou W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Par is White's  jewel Long Lake        160 3V>       1.060       Cnrini West fork     890        Providence ProTidence    - 319 993  Klkhorn Providence     4*>  Skylark Skylark      J Last Chance Skylark  K. P. U. Mine Skylaifc  Allay Skylark     T Ruby Boundary Palls     80       T Republic Boundary I'alls    -        Miscellaneous      3.'30      3.45* 315 Soo  1904  549.70J  for 1901 lo  I'mxi  Week 1  U.630 <  19-5  K4_>a6  5.34��  ���..034  Boa  '550  150  141.jao  138.079  174.398  JS.950  3.070  7.455  I5.7JI  S.646  1,300  1.759  4.5*6  IJO  14.S11  560  ��J_o  3.339  19.3��5  ".937  ���5.537  363  19.4*��  47h4��5  650  37,��6o     364  33  1.076  3,350  1,040  ���75  665  _,ooo  785  6-5  3.435     481  167  736  335  S3  Y>  300  60  750  94.958  43.<79  33 3i>5  855  4.747  5.819  3,_ 60  i.��_J  J_  '50  30  ��*o  I;0  35��  5N9  315  33  30  4lS<  33 i  Total, tons     96,600   390,800   508,876 690,419 839,808 533,317    16,37!  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co     61.387   130,838   313,340 401,911 5*6.353 _5J.<>.7  B. C. Copper Co    ___.-_    i'7.*"    '48,600 163,913 110,484 110.573  Montreal _( Boston Con.���  '31.570 30,930     7I.43J  Total reduced    6a,3��9   34��.439   460.940   697,404   837.666   535.743  i.O.o  3,900 A  _r__��  17,8JO i >  �����^Ma^^^^<_H^^^^<>^^<>^>^<8>^^o^��<->^��^'o-��<p>^<'><^,^��_t  '���..  3 Mn  -   -vfcjB  . __  6- *_  M  .15  T'> Is  'i��  * K ;> i;  'jit 1  M  !_H  �����>(-  v  u  'Up  ,'  m  t  f 1  0  iil  m  *h  _w  M  PJjji  -I  aft  _;���*  *v.  ��_.  ������I  i'  P$Lt  ��  ��.<���  \  ��  B  Sfi  H  _?��  m  h-  ft. 1  ���>:  JO ,  rftormmmmmmmiiwaawmmimimMlKlt .!"�����:     '   ..?<>  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  _>- -__,._��� (r..-_-_._-__--  A Household Word is  It's a houseliold necessity, too, for people who care to have the best tea possible,  and at the' mostiitioderate price.'-;   ' f   The Red Label seems to be the^favorite.  ���HP  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Bo-___ry Mining Journal.  IUU-D on s_t-_uay_ _y the  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at _ ho_k:x. ��. c.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager. ,  _ ,   ', ��� l Business office No. 14.  Telephone* J M.n,ger., residence, No. 15.  aoascairrroKS in advarcb.  ITerYear .' .�����������  Six Months .,.'.  <�����.  ���r /���  ' ir roil are not a sub-cober to this paper, this  t  ia an inyltatlon to you" to become one."  AdTcrtisiac ratea lurUisheo on application.  L��al notices 10 aurt 5 cenU per line.  'Four weekly Inaefaons con'-tltute one month's  a Ir-rt <!���_. ���'    ��� ' '-  ���r _  1  'Jos    -JULY.-  - ��� . '. 1 , .  ' I90S  Sum.' M.n.Tv.i. We..   Th_: Fr..'  1 Sat'.  ���  -      1  a     '3    '4'     5      6 ' 7  ��   1  " 8  g    10    11     12     13  14  ��� \S  16     17     18     iq     20  21  22  23     24     25     26 j 27  28  29'  . 30    31���.  .    ���  T WHAT EDITORS SAY  Stick a Pin Here���A big surplus  and a big majoiity is oftenadangerous.  condition for th _ party in power. The  Liberals in Canada should bear this in  mind.���Cranbrook Jierald.  Healthv Restraint���In taxing  commercial travellers British Columbia,  Quebec and Nova Scotia have entered  into a flagrant conspiracy in restraint  of-funny-stories.���Toronto Star.  _j* ___������  ^  Porter was FiRST-^The bandit  who tried to hold up a pullmun car  near Sand Point, Idaho, showed bad  judgment. He might have known  that the porter had got there first.���  Rosslarid Miner.  Coke too High���By keeping the  price of coke at $4.50 the Crows Nest  Pass Coal Co.are retardingtheprogress  of even their own mines. At a lower  price the smelting and mining industry  further west would be stimulated to  greater action, and more miners be  employed in the colleries around F_r-  nie.���Fernie Ledge.  ���  By the establishment, of'a chartered  bank, railway construction headquarters, _, number of new business concerns, etc., Midway, hitherto the terminus of the C.P R. %vstem;��wrH-begin  to take on airs���even if it is literally  hot air now.  _ Phoenix never Had' a.-J.righter,.pros-  pect that it has today. And the best  of it is that it is strictly business���np  boom or" anything of that kind. The  best evidence of this is theconfidence  shown in the place by the large'buildings being erected here this year.  Down in Goldfield, Nev'., the new  'mining camp of which'much has been  said, they had a-fire a'vf_w-'days ago.  There Was nothing' remarkable about  'it,1 except that at"report was _ent out  ���that water was so scarce that champagne was finally used to extinguish  the flames.  "- There was' one thing that Government and Opposition were in' full ac  cord over, at the recent' session of  Parliament at Ottawa, and that xas  in raising the amount of the indemnity  of-tlPthe'rnemberst Can itbe-possible  , , ._ .,    , ,    _.    ,   v_        _ v   ��_.r        ^ ^  that they -wish to   secure  a   whack  at  that surplus.--'' *��� ���������.*'���  __, j ��..  A rectnt. letter from 13.M. Ann_  strong', comptroller of th6'railway*'mail  service, Ottawa, to the Pioneer, is lo  the'effect that the''-establishment of  mail over the Great Northern to Phoenix "still has'the consideration of the  department." This may help __otne,  as it has now been under; advisement  for about six months.   '.  ;  A ������  Premier M*.Bride came out. with  flying colors in'.he by-election in Alberni last Saturday, the Government  candidate, Mr. Manson; being elected  by a good majority to fill the place  vacated by William Wallace Bruce  Mclnnis, now commissioner, for the  Yukon. This decisive victory will  strengthen the hands of the government not a little.  STRICTLY BUSINESS  Newspapers and businsess are independent.  ���  A district with newspapers is a live  district and a good place to get business from.  "The ad that stimulates  curiosity  is  the  ad   that  will stir up the  greatest  amount of trade.  *  Each and every advertising  success  is built on a foundation  of truth  a'ld  honesty.  The future of any business is. made  or marred ,by the character of the advertising.  Popular and Picturesque.  The only thing 'necessary to make  the Denver and Rio Grande ihe most  popular, as it has ever been known the  most pleasant and most picturesque  v��ay to cross the continent, has come  about. This is the establishment of  through sleeping car service.  In connection with the O.R. & N. a  through Pullman Standard Sleeper is  now run from Portland to Denver,  leaving Portland at 8.15 p.m., arriving  at Salt Lake at 8.40 a.m. ihe second  morning, leaving Salt Lake at 3.50 p.  m. and"arriving at Denver 4.20 p m.  the following day. This schedule  gives passengers sev-.n hours stop over  in Salt Lake, affording an' opportunity  to visit the Mormon capital as well as  a.daylight ride through the grandest  scenery in the world.  For reservations in this car and for  illustrated booklets picturing the scenery, contiguous to the Denver & Rio  Grande, proving it to be the ''Scenic  line of the World," write to XV. C. Mc-  Bride, General Agent, 124 Third street,  Portland.  Firmer*, Mechanics, SperUi-t.nl  To heal and soften the skin and remote grease  oil and rust 'stains, paint and and earth, etc.; use  the "Master Mechanic's" Tar Soap. Albert  Toilet So_D Co. Mflra  It has been decided by the labor  organizations of Phoenix, to celebrate  Labor Day, as usual this year. This is  the one day of the year that seems  appropriately to belong to Phoenix for  this purpose, as at no other point in  the Boundary are there as many m.n  employed. The net proceeds of ihe  celebration are to go to the1 building  fund of the Miners' Union, the work  omthenew oprea house and. hall <of;  which has just begun.  PROVINCIAL,  o o  ' ' Once again incorporation is being  agitated in Cranbrook.,  NeUon's crew is taking part in the  Portland regatta this week.  Construction on the Kootenay Central railway, at Golden, is reported to  be about to begin.  ��� Delegates from the various municipalities of British Columbia will/meet  at New Westminster, pa September 29  for the purpose of forming a union of  municipalities such as exists in Ontario  arid is also under consideration in  Manitoba. .      ,  Eight hundred to one thousand men  are now to work on the Nicola Valley  road that starts at Spence's Bridge, on  the main line of the C.P.R, Big Jim  McDonnell, the well known contractor,,  has sub-let the 45 miles of road to  well known men, and it will be a rush  till Christman, when the trains are expected to be running to the lake.  How'* Thi*T  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for' auy  case of Catarrh that can not be cured'by Hall's  Catarrh Cure.   V. J. CHUNKY & CO., Toledo, O.  We, the undersigned, have known F. r. Chencv  fur the last 15 yearn, and believe him perfectly  .imioralilc in all bu_iue*s transactions -iid6iis.il-  _[-1Iy able to carry out any obligations made by  uis firm. WAI.D1NO, Kihkan &  UUkvi*.  Wholesale Dru__i-ts, Toledo, O.-  Hall'H C-Urrli Cure Is taken internally, acting  lircctly upon the blood and mucous surfaces ol  the system. Testimonials sent free. Price 7_c  per bottle.    So'.d by all Druggists  Take Hall's Family's Hills for constipation  Did you get a copy ofthe Midwinter  Number of the Pioneer for that friend  in the east?.,' If not we have,a few' left  that can be bad at two bits each, ready  wrapped for mailing.  B. C MINING  The Eva cleaned up a substantial  gold brick beginning of July.  Rossland ore shipments last .week  were 5,990 tons, or 187,778 tons for  the year.  At the last monthly payday of the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., $127,348  was distributed.  A McVittie, of Cranbrook, has located at Shorts Creek, Okanogan lake,  _ seam of coal 52 inches thick.  The Oyster Criterion cleaned up its  16 days run of la.t month and got a  larger gold brick than expected.  Eric Stevenson has leased the Crown  Point group, near Rossland, from the  War Eagle Co., for a period of a year,  and has ten men at work.  The Laborers Co-operative Co. have  had an expert examining their mines  at Golden. His report is favorable  _nd development will he pushed.  The May Day and Pink Diamond  claims, near Ymir, owned by John F.  Harbottle, have been bonded to John  Boultbee of Rossland for $15,000.  The United Mine of Ainsworth, one  of the largest Kootenay lake zinc lead  showings, has passed to the control of  C Fernau, of the Canadian Metals  Co. of Frank, Alberta.     .  During June tlie.teRoi mine shipped  8,738 tons of ore, containing 3,430 oz.  gold, 3,200 oz. silver and 163,600 lbs.  copper, and making'an estimated pro  fit of $13,600 on the month's output.  Since May 1st the Paradise mine  above Wilmer .'as shipped 129,000  pounds of ore to the smelter. The  Delphine mine in the same locality  has, during the same period, shipped  79,298 pounds.  The Swede and Lucky Jack mines  in Poplar camp have passed from the  control of the Great Northern Mines  Co. to a company to be called the International. Development work will  be begun at once.  The directors of the Consolidated  Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Co. ha.e  given an option on their property to  John Hays Hammond, who i_ believed  to represent the Messrs. Guggenheim,  and other New York investors. Mr.  Hoffman, Mr. Hammond's particular  expert, has been at Cariboo, in company with the manager, Mr. Hobson,  during the past month, making in ex  animation on behalf of his principal.  )  J  O  A  western    editor  close,   but  not  reached.  A Georgia editor who had his pistol  stolen is willing if the thief returns it  to, give him the contents.  .*  A southern   editor  says   that   mint  juleps are coming, and they   won't'be  crowded   out   by  a   pres.   of   matter  either.  An editor narrowly escaped having  his pockets picked of $10,000 in - a  crowd in Philadelphia last week-  The thief got off "with his wallet, but  it only contained sixteen cents and a  receipt for making paste that would  keep for six months without souring.  A man in an adjoining county died  recently who had taken his county  newspaper   for   twelve  years   without  Caying for it. Upon the day of his  urial the kindhearted and forgiving  editor called to see him for the lajt  time and stuffed a linen duster and a  couple of palm leaf fans into the coffin.  He was preparing him for a warmer  climate.  Koblenay  {ineering  Works  NELSON, B. C  /'.   Pounders and Machinists.    ^ Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  MuiHifiu'turerafor the C��\wkoko Do.ui.k Kopk Akim u. Tramway Systkm, Limitkd.  Minihtr ami Mill Mm-hliierv, Oro Cur., llaukcitt, Tanks, etc.    Jr..., >m<! Unuw Ciuting*.    A la.���� anil _oui|>letv Block  o_*!,2m^ 'Pulley.. KlHime.,   i,ir_.,  m.ule  lo order on  ��liort  not-i.e.    All  CKtion.    Sp..iHl attention fc'iven to mail onleib.    S_iu.) Iron bouj-l.tby ih_ eurloart, ���.  omce and \vo.k��. B. C. TRAVIS, Manager, \-   N^>i.,h. a  Foot of Park Street; ' ���  An Alias for $1.00.  The Great Northern Railway has  issued an Atlas of 56 pages containing  up-to-date maps of Iowa, Wisconsin,  Minnesota, North and South Dakota.  Montana, Idaho, Washington, British  Columbia, Oregon, Kansas, Missouri, j j  NeDraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Alaska, 11  Hawaii, Japan, Philippine Islands, | J  China,   the   United   States and of the 1 f  World. '      !."'  In addition to this the Atlas con-ji  tains valuable statistical information!!  relative to the states.named above, is j |  printed on the very best quality of, j  paper, shows the lines of the Great' 1  Noilhern Railway, and is in every way 'V  a commendable work. \'"f  This Atlas will b_ dist.ilu._d at the'  actual   cost of production and'will be  sent to any  address  upon 'receipt   of  $1.00.      Addiess, F. I. .WJiitney, Pa..-}  sender Tiaffic Manager,-.Great   Northern Railway, St. Paul, Minn  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, Prop.  PvArvthitiff Maw carriages'  and  other  rigs  LYPljUHIIg nvW  horses and saddles, several   ������"������' 11 ������in" 1 r HUNDRED CORDS'OF DRV   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.     A share of the public  ���    patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR.   BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  a*!*^-***********^ !  Tbe Illinois Central  Maintains unexcelled   service   from  the'west to the east and south, making  close connections   with'truins  of all  transcontinental   lines.   Passengers are '  given their choice of routes  to  Chica-j'^  go,   Louisville, Memphis a.:d New Or-i^(,  leans, and through these points to the.g  far east. "���".*_���'  1 P. Burns 5. Go.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  Prospective travellers desiring infor-j-?  ���IKAP OK KICK KOK HOUNDAKV CKKKK, GREENWOOD,  B. C.  HKAIiQUAK I'KK.S, NELSON, H.  C.  .:.. Wholesale 4nd Retail Meat Merchants.  .Markets at Nelsor., Kaslo, Three Porks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Yniir. Salino, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND. POULTRY JN SEASON.  All  orders receive prompt attention.  ���nation as to the lowest rates and best  routes are invited to correspond with [  the following representatives: U. -H. i  Trumbull, Commercial Agent, 142  Third St., Portland Ore: j. C. Lind-  sley, Tr'av. Passenger Agent, 142  Third St., Portland, Or-.; Paul B.  'Thompson, Passenger Agent. Coleman  Building, Seattle, AVash.  0��^ftp:��P>9_M^*��s^^��^gI^'!g^~��^�����.*^^^  EDITORS' TROUBLES  reports  close enough  -O  money  to   be  Frail Dealer, latcrcsted  The codhn moth, or woolly aphis,or  something- of that kind -is making  trouble (or fruit nieri, and causes them  to put up fees for inspection of imported articles of this kind, every inspection costing a round dollar as the  mininuin. The following quotation  from clause 15 of the Hoiticultuial  Regulations, just issued by the pro;  vincial government, tells the story, as  it governs inspection for insects or diseases:  "On apples,1 pears and quinces':���  The mininuin fee shall be $1.00 for  any number of boxes up to 33, and all  in excess of this number shall be at  the 1 ate of three cents per box. 'On  fruit packed in barrels the fee shall be  $1.00 for any number of barrels up to  ten, and for any number of barreis  over 'eh the fee shall beat the rate of  10 cents per barrel; on peaches, plums  and apricots at the rate of \}4 <^nts  |ler hox, the mininum charge being  $1.00. - '  It is furthermore provided that; all  other- varilies of fruit shall be subjected  to inspection, if deemed necessary, on  the sameterms and subjected to I the  same feesaH those above mentioned.  Certified invoices will be required.  Packages must be opened and closed  by consignee or a^ent.  OP.R. Rales to Portland Fair.  The C.P.R. have placed on sale at  Nelson, Rossland, -and all slat'ons on  Boundary secti.n return tickets to  Portland at $23.75, good for 30 days.  Corresponding rates are made lrom all  Kootenay points. 'Tickets ar.. good  via either Columbia river or Slocan  routes. Also good via Vancouver and  the superb new steamship, Prince's  Victoria, to Seattle. Kor beith reservations and further particu.ars apply 10  local agent or write to J. S. Cart.r, I..  P.A., Nelson.  o  I  o  a  .��  b  1  ��  o  10  ���>  O  o  d  0  1  ?  o  -���-��-���-���- ��-�����-���-���-��-���-_J-��-C-  DRINK ��� t  ______ ' '     ;-' ���      "'"���  PHoenix Beer _  Made liom the BEST MALT and PUREST  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for quality. Ask for PHOENIX BEER and insist  on having it  PHOENIX BREWERY,  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standako A vis. and LSannkk St. :-: PHOENIX,  B.C  t  ���-���-J  C-nadian Pacilic Railway Siiiiiin.r lixcursion  Ratrs Hast.  'The Canadian Pacilic Railway announce low return rates to eastern  points account M'o.ving ������ con vent ions :  Imperial Co.incii Mystic Shrine,  Xiagara FaiN, N.V., $76.25! Interna-,  tional Sunday School Convention, 'Tor- i _;!_i! t��i".'".'"."."  M��riiiis I't.t   Ilospna   Dunatio.s  I_���_.-���_. s��f I) ���iiati'in.'"ri'i't''-vi -I    -iii>  l-l. I'.IOi'l.    Ii> ill>-  I'li.icnix    'ii'in-lill  pilal:  Ca>li .10   Cu ll J2.S   ���Cash .5 .'...  Ilou- Cu-c   Ucti ;.i i��*it. 1 iio-/  ash .51  II.>  ...J  Mh|i1c ^yrup  ....*   hri. n<I  Latest Alining   Slock  Ouolstious.  onto, $76.65: Jnternaiional Tumerfest,  Indianop'iii-, Ind., $67 65; National  !'1ducaiion:.l As��.ociatioi., Asbury Park,  X.J., $05.35; Christian Endeavor Convention, Baltimore, Maryland,  $81.25;    American Institute of Instruction, Port- i  land, Me.. $92.70; AnnualMeetingB. j ?,"i1elj.1nr"Boy ���-���-'  "���  p.o.e., Buifaio, n.y., $76.25.  aii Bine. nii'i''...'.'.'..:::::::'.::::'.:::';:::r.'.:  tickets good for 60 days.    For dates of j c���?__u_p__i_"P^  sale, particulars of routes, and   berth ; t__\e.0_t_.mp McK ^x-(liv>-   reservations,   apply to local agents, or i crewsNi:st'i>*w'ito7C"."Z'i'~'.  ....:._.      T      t_     /"�����-�� iv 11   i      vt   1 Ueiioro Mines.... ........._   write,  J.   b.   Carter,   D.P.A.. Nelson    F_i.viet>-...  .. r 11.> r.II  I .    -i. _siu'_t  A;  '. . Il.rrr>  .....A   KM    �� l_rl.  fl_l   L;i.|.-i   A il  .............:, .K  T. Hank   J_H   M_Cr.iitli  iViiiiit ait Kami Orill C._. I  ...A. 11    Iluo.1  . .11"  I JOli  PRINTING,  JOB  PRINTING,   "        ���'  l .  , JOB PRINTING.   .  _W do tljfc kind you've-,always been in  search of���and do it right. ���'��� *   -  TloKKLU   Pt'H. CO.,     -     PlIOhNIX, U.C  15. C  I Visher Maldeu .  ! (iiant  3  4_.  to   .0  3  ���J  Distinct Innovation.  : A distinct innovation will be. inaugurated this season by the Northern  Steamship Company, , wlrch operates  the magnificent sfeainshJixsdie.'-'North-  we<-t" and "Northland" on the Great  I_akes and>hich"sail between Duluth,  Chicago arid Buffalo.;:  Heretofore   ihe   service   on    these  1  $5S^  Granby Consolidated...  $. oo  luleruational Conl -        23  Juno         5  Moriiin^ (tlory  1  Mountain Linn ;     8  Montreal & Bo. ton   North Star, (E. K.).���...         2  I'avtie (   Qn'ilp   Kaiubler.-Cariboo   Shu foil   Sullivan '.   St Kugeue ...._.........  Tom Thuiiii ;  ,. War Ka_le Consolidated   serv.ee   on    these   Wnterioo (..���� i-aid) ���  boats-has entirely been European plan, whit8B"r ���'������-���������������������������"-���������������������������������������������������  ut   this   year it has been arranged-to'' ������; :   place in effen an American   plan   ser-  wanted.���men and WOMEN with  virr-   on    both    the    "Islnrlliivi-er'    ��n I       common-school cducution, that are tired of  ,       ..       ,   > lNortlltteSt       _n.|   work|Dar for Braall wa_es. to qualify as salarled  Northland. Ihe first sailui" of the   ad writers-or show-card writers throuch our  instruction by ran!!.   Prices low; terms easy: no  *'A  3  s  4  17  ���   "4  i��  ����  9  7  Mi  ��  2  1  13  12  i!4  1  1%  3  JIMilMY:  ii'hii   nti  ENGEH  Leave Or'ers at City  Clerk's Office.  a^P' l^j**1 a_3^  PHOENIX, B G.  NOTICE.  i.XT^ ,l,.,.��� ,i> <_,,���,   1,   ;   .1       'ic  i      1 instrucsion oy ronii.    rrices low; terms easy: no  Northwest    lrom  Dululh will _be June   books to buy.   Send for circular. Matins: where   --    ���   ��� .._._ -j _nd which position you want.  C0RR_s.0NDr.NCi:   Schools.  27th and the "Northland"  from   Chi-  you saw this ad and which position you want.  cago June 241I1.  INTEBMATION4I.  ficranton. Pa.  In tlieiuatlcr of the   "I.ntid lte_istry Act," and  ill tin- malter nf Ihr title to Lot lo.   Block   17.  M.. |. .-, Old Ironsides Add!tiou to the City of  riioeiiix.iu the I'rovincr of Urilish*'olunibia.  WIIKKBAS llie ceitificMte uf t lie of John _.ltx.  .imler Murray, lx.in_ certificate of title numbered  M7*a to llie nbo\e liercflitaineiit),, has been lost or  ilentroyed mid upi-licatioii has been  made to 111c  fur a duplicate thereof;  NOTICK IS UK UHYtSIVKN that a duplicate  certilicatcu. title to the above hereditaments will  he is-ued at the expiration of one month fiom  dlte here, f unless in tile mertlilililt valid objection to the CJiursrv In made t . me In writing.  W.  II. KDMONOS,  ni,tri.i Ke_istrar of Titles.  Land  Xe���Htiy   Office.   Kamloops, H   C, April  iR. 1.05  D. J. MATHESON,  ;.' I 1NSURANCE AGENT,  ;,rTKEi MFE,'ACCi.DKNT.'.  CoiiiiuiMloner r��ir Uiklng Affldavlu.  :���"'��������� 1'HOKNIX, li. 'C  GEOKGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLOUS .  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral '  C01. Viist&KnobHIHAve.   PHOENIX, Ij. f_  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A.'F.and A. M.  Regular communication h p ��,     c  oud Thursday of each nioulh '  "M.wfcr11^.'"*  A.Hii.tiKa,   :  Secretary.  OKO. H.DKY,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSIIOK I.OUCE N0.<  Meets every Monday Kv.nlu_ at Hardy ||_||  Visiting brelheru cordially iiivlicd.  Tins. Johnson, N. (i.  Ueo. K. Mhad, Kec.Sec'y.  -,   A.S. Williamson. I'er. Flu. _e.y  Phoenix Akri  NO. IM.  Jltetiu_s on Vrld��y  ��� I ��-30p.m.,Jliu.r,'  Unl.n 11.11.  VlslUuif   brtlhrfu  cordially invited.  DAN DOCKSTKAIIKK. Hrei.   M. H  KOY. Scc>  UNI0.._  PACIFIC  AND  ^OREGON  Sho^tMnp  Union Pacivic  Announce Rase to poii-  lonn ralr  From,Spokane, $14.95 round trip;  _<>"d 36 days, l'arty of ten or more  on one ticket, $ 1 1.20, limit id days.  Ticket's on sale May 29 to October 15.  In addition occasion-1 daylight coach  excursions will-be run at less than one  fare for round trip. Pull: par lieu ars at  OZ R> ^ N. OFMCE,  430   KlVEKSIllE   AVE.,  SPOKANE;- WASH  Remember  we've ihe Short  Line  Ticket* 011 sj��U ut all S. V  3c N. SU'iunv  lJur  fur tlii_r infoi iiiwtitMi   as  to r��te��, tiiuc  .AiM��. cquitHnciit.rtc., aildtcaK  ;.<;     (1HO. J. MOm.l.K,._CH. ral AKcn(,  _.-?l-__:'-r. t  w.-'n'.'!���': :%���:���' .-�����-1  Phoenix Shoe .Shop.  All   Work Ciuaiantcvu.  Imported Goods.  riNE'boots and shoes _-  MADE  TO   ORDER.  ' PRACI'ICAI.     MINERS*   A   Nl> f'KOS  PECTOR-' SHOES   A   SPECIALTY.  S lion    on     Ibiitiiiiinii   Avfiinu.  Aver��_c Price, ol Copper.  ���New York���  'Electrolytic. '   Lake.  Moulh.  ti)04  1905  1904  1905  laiiuarv...  .12 410  15.05  12.553  15.12S  Kflirnury..  . I_.lHi.  15.010  12 245  I5.13t>  Mr. it'll....  .1_.2��H  15 204  12 250  15.045  April   .12 122  14IU8  13.120  15 010  Jluv ....  . 12.768  14 027  13 000  14 820  June   J2.2til)  .   ���   . . ���  12.39!)     July   .12 271)  ���  ��� . . ���  12 500     August   .12.342  .  .  t . ���  12 408     S-iitfinber.  .12.41)4     12.620  OctohiT  ..  .12 1)04     13 117  * .  ���  ���  November .  .14.283  ��� ���  . . ���  14.455  D-i'i'iuber .  .14.0-0  '-I'���"  14.850  Year .. ..  .12 820  12 Pi 6  AocS Boundary. Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion  of Canada.  \>  In five >ears more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  saielied here, with a vuhiution of over #12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoeuix���not one or five  miles distant, but in front of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news ofthe mines and smelters of the Boundary.  ^  The   Pioneer   is   worth   $10  per   year���but   it costs  only  $2,   if the   coin comes with the order.     Make all orders  payable to the  Pioneer Publishing Cov  W. B. WILLCOX, Manager. _*    . _* Phoenix, British Columbia  a__a^____n_____-i_  -T,."_'  1-���     ~ti r.  __5;M^_.i.^ ___________________  otHBH  J-?H.!_1_!__3?S  _____________B-____H  2J_______m_m_____  .W***i��K'>Li?*tW-a���*n-.��ir*  ___u_tuiwiwituii^hW;:iMiuiiiiu  WARRANT'MILLERS'Tf^rTH.THE'PRINCE-OFWALES  .*?-;;_  ^ A perfedtly "balanced V flour is one which contains the  greate&arripunt ot nutnment'in its most easily digestible form.  -No single variety of wheat^will producef  "well balanced*  flour.    IfrequirertKec^  ' .       The'makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  i -   have more than, a hundred elevators, scattered throughout the  greatest wheat growing country in the world, which enables them  ."i tJ--ecure,y_he_Y!ejyvpi^ will yield perfedtly  balanced flour������ v  i v |     -������'The- ;^__tt_d of;flour that produces the beft, the largest:  and the -trohgeit loaf���  v.:. ���The loaf Which contains the greate_t amount of bone,  '������"���< muscle^ndbrain-rriaking protein and the lowest, percentage  "���*"of waste."  "���" ���>������������������'���"���������������������"  $ <>Jy?'lHP^#L HOUSEHOLD makei> bread which r��lu����  |"^,$_ejaftor��ojf| digestion���and gives greatest nutrition for least  ,. stomach, effort. ,,,,,.....  V   .-'. :   It's the "balance" in flour that makes bread easier to digest  and gives it many other qualities which are usually attributed  to other causes. >  Ogilvie's "Royal Hoiiseliold" Flour.  I-and Commissioner Denhis, ofthe  C.P.R,, if he is rightly reported, intends to have the good lands of the  company in the Kootenays arid Yale  surveyed and offered to ; intending  settlers. At: one time it was. thought  that this section had no resources.but  metal. It is now known,'* however,  that it has considerable areas of some  of the best land under the sun, well  adapted to mixed farming,-and especially to the raising of fruits/ It i_ an  excellent move on. the part; of  'he C.��P. R. to get their lands, which  have been so long tied up, ojnthe market. It will be good for the-country,  good for" the new settlers, who will  have good markets at their doors, and  it will also be good for Cana'da's ijeat  railway corporation.   ��� i!;V;    '.''.���       j-  _.  "���'.'. '.'-^������5.^'  V- " T  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  ��� .-.s-     ���'..������ r.noiigli Sa.lt.Lak-'XJtty, ulenwuod Springs, Leadville, Pueolo,  Colorado Springs ami Denver. ''  \ D^i^(JW# Throiigli Nature's API Gallery  -_-w.--,...'      I'aesing Cactle Gale, Canon of The 'Grand, Tvnneaaee Pa��_!,  Marshal Pass mid the Royal Gorjje.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvemeuls.  NO TICK,  * Stirling).nm Fractional" Mineral <'Uiin, ��ftu*U  111 the  lir.ciiHoud  Miuiiig   Uivistioii   u.  Yal<*  District.  '   Wlit iclociitrd:  In * L*��'tic F."  camp,  on  topper Creek.  TAKK NOTICli that I. Ltaac II. tatlctt. 8fc  ��>;ciit for Willtmn K&Mn-y, Free M int iSCcriiticdtc  No. 1.80430,0curve W kumbciytr br*.e Miner'*  CcrtificHtc No/ _ifL��l>&., J a hi cm N-.rs.huM, Kiec  ? iicr'M Certificate Ng. 184.-5.4l, Alex nder  Struchau. Free Miner'* "Certificate S*o h_.73*.*��d  Jauie.HB Macaulav. Kree Mnici's Ccrtific-te No  i��8o5v9, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apjdy to the .Mining K*.curded for a Ccfttfiotc  of Improvement*, for tin; nurpcKc ol obtaining a  Crown Gratit 011 the ultuve claim  And further U__e notice that action, under see*  tton 37, muit b- crtnintitc d before tlic i����uat_t_e  of such Certificate uf Inipr.vemeiU*  Dated this I9H1 day o( August, A.D. I934.  7-13  I.  II. HAI.LHTT.  ^ Fast Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SK-.I- NO  FURTHER,  FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  For Detailed Information, addre.B ' ��� "'*  W..C. MeRR-DE. General Agent, P_.Thinl Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  "SV-v  _5b.-_^"__ai. .____; ^' ^. _��, __xwt^ *r *r tr ~r *- _*- PSS  w  Si  w  w  M  fa  MINERAL ACT.  C��KTiriCAT��  Or IllMUVS-ISII.  ^M Want A Copy?  'Tlicic arc a few copies left of the Midwinter-Number ot  the Pioneer. They were held for a special.order, but were  never .claimed, and will be disposed of to'the first comers.  r"- 'The issue contains 33 large pages and cover with nearl)  100 illustrations, thoroughly describing the, large mines and  smelters of the Bbuiulary.  just th'e'thing t. send to friends far away, telling them of  ���   -.... U'.- Boundary.and of Phoenix. ...  ^Nl'v-'!.". -Vjf-tic 'fitoti^r'spe'irt'a thbusitnd dollars in publishing ..this  number, but you can get them, while they last, at 25 'cents  each.  ADDRESS,        :  The Phoenix Pioneer,  PHOENIX, B. C.  NOTICK.  Summit, Msrflow.r, Hopewell, Bslism Frse-  tionsl. Cabot Tr��ciioo_l and. Msyflow.r Fractions! Min-ral claims, sltuata la th�� Gr��.n-  wood _ll_ln_ DlTlsion o( Yal�� District.  Whara located���In Summit camp.  Taka Kotlre that I, Iaaac H. Hallett, as agent  for Doufsld Molnnis.jrree Miner's Certificate  No. B74-91; Qeor_e"-5W. Kum_er_er, Free  Miner'* Certificate So. B80.">S3; and Thomas  Roderick, yreo Miner's Certlncate No. BSU4D1,  intend, sixty da. a trom the date hereof to apply to the Mlnlnc Reoorder for certificates of  ImproTemenu,, for the purpofe of obtaining  Crown O cants for the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section ��7, must be commenced before the i��u-  ance ol such Ccitificatef of Improvements.  Dated tbl*2.th dayof September. A. D. tee4  -*��� I. H. HALU-TT.  jl I'JQNRKK BLOCK,  .__��,,,-��> ,..._<a. .^^__X,���..___   .._<N ������_-\<^__r^,l_^^_-_.i-_-_-^. ^^-^T-...|jg��g  V_s___"T_Sr''"2sr",_^'"z&"^'"z^f"ZH>f JSf i  MINERAL ACT.  Certlfliatt of Improvamantt.  NOTICE.  Pilot tuincra.claim, lituale in tltefireeuwood  mining diTinioii of Yale diitrict.  V> here located���in Providence camp.  Take notice that I, l*aac II Hallett, aa agent  fur Thorn** Ko<lcrick. Free Minei'a Certificate  No K80401, and Jamca Murshi.ll, Fire Miner'..  Certificate No. B80429, inteiui, sixty days from  thir tinte hereof, to apply to the Mining Kecordei  for a Certificate of Improvement!!, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the ���Save  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, muit be commenced before the '*su*  ance of auch Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January, A. D. 1905.  I. Hi HALLKTT.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 18!)3.  NKW WE8TV1INSTEU. B.C.  t Phocnix-  G^c^wood  Leave Phoenix    ���  Leave'Greemvood  I  n.OO a.'in.  J \ Standard lime  1.30 p. "I-J  Prompt1 Attention to.Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Provides a Christian home for sttul-  _nte of both sexes ut mod-rut. rales.  Una a preparatory class for junior stiid-  eiue, uoini; grade pulilic .chool work.  Does high school work, confers all hi>tt>  School privileges, and prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all liraiu-he?  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diploma*. Gives a liberal education in  its Collegiate Comae and in the Ladies'  Course for M.K.L. and M.L.A In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the decree of B.A. can be obtained froia Tor-  ��� info University, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Principal ;or Rev. J. P. Bowell, Buraar.  ����-$. 4m3>^<��.*>4{>0 4  A pencil mark here ^_  is a reminder that vourtmh-  .cription to this piiper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate your  proinpt attention. '" "���  Phoenicians have much to b_ thankful for, in "that they do not live in  l>laces where it is a burden to merely  exist in the hot summer months. I^ur-  ing the last two weeks many expressions to this effect have been heard  locally., .If.it keeps up, pretty soon, it  may be possible to advertise Phoenix  as a summer resort Mo.reMoh'derful  things have happened in-thisVo!dJ fjray  world of ours. It is riot easy to find  a town inland where there is a more  desirable .clirhate in.the summer :  .'������������  A good start has been made on :the  new opera house and hall, to be erected here by the Miners' Union, and  henceforth ho time will be lbst in ,the  completion "'Of the large structure. ; It  will be fomethingiliat .hasflong been  needed iii Phoenix, and will be a credit  to the union and .to jthe place._^ One  matter has already come, up. that is of  general public interest, and that is the  seating of the opera house.  ���is .;:''.  A year or two ago the world, was  horrified at the Iroguois theatre disaster at Chicago, in which several hundred persons wtre burned or trampled  to death. After that some genius set  his wits to work to contrive a theatre  seat that would, to a large extent,-do  away with loss of life in case of panic.  He finally succeeded,' and called the  seat the Iroquois, after the terrible disaster at Chicago. Every seat is on a  pivot and every seat folds up automatically, thus making aisUts in every  direction, and facilitating getting' out,  i 1 case'of need, to the greatest possible  d'-greo. In ivarly every place where j  this particular seat has been introduc  ed, it has given the greatest satisfaction, and although it cost iathcr**?uiore  than ordinary sesting it is' we'.l^vorth  ihe price.  In Fernie- the coal company owns  thiftelephohe system/ the: electric light  system, the water system arid a few.  other-,1 besides all the coal mines .jn,  that locality. 'I'll- city wishes to put  in a first .class water' .system and;^  sewer system, but, the Crows Nest Hisi  Coal -Co, does noil wish to see ;trTe  water system.'/installed; as it would put  its o.vn little waterworks out of ���busif  ness. ., At this, distance/it would seem  to'beagocd thing.for Fernie if some  one else than the coal company bwned  at least afew of the public utilities in  that ehte'rpfisinijjtovyn.  . * .-.���;_...,-    ������������%  ".:., ���:-~:.;z,:':, ������;��.:.':,'.. '.:^'-:s  Next week Tuesday a banquet will  be tendered to Duncan Ross, M.P., ait  Greenwood .,by the citizens, of. the djsr  trict,- in reepgriitipn of his services : inj  cohhectiori with .railway legislation fort  Southern British Columbia. Mr.. Ross,  if W-iare ariy;judge, certainly did good  work at Ottawa at the session closed  last week, and there is'rio dcubt hut |  that, irrespective of party ; affiliation,  residents' in the Boundary will take  pleasurt; in showing their recognition  thereof. ''      " "'";''  ' ".'  ' "'  - _    ��� ��� ��������� '* . '-   '  For the 8_8th tiriie it is announced  from Biitte that F.'Aug. Heinze, who  has been a ihorn in the side of the  Amalgamated for^lo, these many years,  has agreed to sell out his mining interests to the great monopoly. Should  he do-So,-one ino-e 'prolific source of  hews 'will' be rel.-galed to the pa.st. -  .'-.-. -    - . *,-" ���>-. ��������� -.- -'���  "l'hoenix'i-aUyiit^he only place in  British Golitmbia where they have the  .joods 111 a ..mining- way," said a well  known trayeiler ��� ilii.s week. ''They  _an: talk about ail their other camps  put together, and ih>-y have.not .th<  resources that )ou., have here. Of  course, there are other camps that are  doing fairly well, but none of them  with the backing and outlook of Phoenix." The speaker was a shrewd observer, who travels all over the province regularly, and.has a chance to observe at first hand.  ..!.,-',.,..���,   j." _'���"'���;.--{'    ft *.V-; '  Tli'e only"'all-rai. route between points  east, west and"8onth to  Rossland./'Kel-  aon. Grand Forks and Republic. ';.  '/Buffet-ears run between Spokane'and  Nelson...'        \-' . ' -^:';;'  KPFKCTIVK MARCH 5. 190s..';'  I.-ave.    ���    . -.. i^j," -.'' . 'iVrrlvc-''  10:00a.m...... ......_Phoeulr.. ........,5'jo p.in.  9:45 u; 111....... .'.Spok-nc.................6 .0 i>   in.  .1.05a. in...... .'.KoHMaud....... 4'55':P. m^'  9:10 u. iu....;........:..N.    011............ ..-rj3S'p. 111.  11:00a. m .....,..Gr__d Forkn...... 3:_0D.m.  7:00 ��. 111.................Republic..../. ...........630 p..in  Save  TffllC all the time  :)r.  BY CSING  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Tickets   to Portland Fair   and return  $22.50  good for  30  days.  Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Buffet  Library Cars, Modern day Coaches, Dining Cms, Meals a La Carte.  Best Meals on Wheels.  MISS CUAOrr.INDIANAPOUS.INI..  SUFFERED TOR MONTHS.  Pe-ru-na, the  Remedy That  Cured.  MU_ Ell* Off, 1127 L-adra Sfc, ______��_���  apolis, Ind., writes:  "/Buffered with a run down oooMdtw  thut for several monthm, mod feared  that I would have to give up my work  , "Ob uceklng the advice ot a phy*l> > ^ _, , -���_ . _ _. -i_ /-*  clan, he prescribed a tonic I found, \ V Fast Trains Daily 2  however, that It did me no good.   On   ~   -     :   hast and west. *"  meeklng the advice otour draggitt, be 1 " ,.,,.,  asked me to try Peruna. In a few | ���*"<"' wuea and folders and full infonna-  weeks I began to feel and act like a ,i"11 ri'iiKiiliiiir trips call on or address  different person. My appetite In- | ��"* ���*���-'<;��' "f llle s-'r- *���>'��� Kailwav or  creased, I did not nave that worn-out " '  fueling, and I could sleep splendidly.  In a couple ot months I was entirely  recovered.' / thank you for what your  medicine has done for me. "-Ella Oft.  Write Dr. Hartm-a, President of The  Hartm__- SaniUriom, Columbna, Ohio, {  tor free  medica, adrlce.    All corx-S-  poodene. la held atricUy confidential.  i I.   A.   .1 ACKKON,  (i    V.&.V.A.,  Siiokai'ie. .  .Wh.Ii;'  H. BttANUT,  C. P..AT. A.,  701. W.. Riverside,  PiHikiine. W11.  M   M. S'rupii'KSti, Aircnt  Phoenix.  B. C.  MINERAL   ACT.  tertificale si Improvcnems.  L. M. Rice, agent for this'*padicular  kind. otedr_era chair,.'has,BS_n here,  sriowing the seat to the' Bfiil^Kgg com-  Imitte-'.of?the Miners' Union and to a  large numBer of business men. . ,He  states that he has yet to find any one  that does not think it ..should '' be  adopted in Phoenix, if it can possibly  be arranged. - Of course, the comniit-  lee has its hands full now with details  regarding the erection of the building  itself, but the question , of the hew  style seat has already been considered  somewhat, and-'it is.the hope and-wish  ol many here that the committee will  be able to see its way clear to securing  the seat that has so many elements of  safety about it, in case of need. It  would be better, even, to. secure a  smaller number of seats at first, if that  is considered necessary on account of  expen'-e. The opera house will be  modern in every way, we1 understand,  and it is to be hoped that it will be so  in the way mentioned.  A reader ofthe Pioneer asks what  remedy there is'.for.: the everlasting  nuisance of cow bells ringing/more or  less, all night long around residences  in this town. In reply it may be noted  that there is a pound bylawon the city  books, but it' never seems to be enforced, and until some one takes the  matter up it is likely to remain a dead  letter. Cows and horses are alloWed  to roam at will, and their bells are not  unlike those of a charivari party. They  wander up and down in the cool ofthe  night, making sleep impossible for all  within hearing. * Possibly ifone or two  of the animals were impounded and  the owner fined, the alleged music  would be heard les�� frequently.  Timothy Eaton has opened a branch  in Winnipeg, and has most thoughtfully notified his many friends in the  Boundary to that effect. Those who  believe in patronizing home industry,  however, will continue -to do business  with their home merchants. If every  man, woman and childin Phoenix sent  away for all food and-raiment needed,  there would be nothing/or the average!  business man to do.     Fortunately, the  ��� There seems to be a settled conviction, in the minds of many >that the C.  P.R. will not permit the Great Northern to tap the rich Similkameen district all by their lonesome, but that, on  the contrary, the moment that work is  actually started from Midway west, the  C.P.R. will be there, too, building as  fast as men and money can do it, extending its line into'that''fertile dis-  ;ricf. From the evidences so fur at  hand, it .seems assured that Midway;  vhieh has been all hut -dead and  '.juried, unfortunately, fur several ye;>rs,  will becoi.neone of the livi-st corpses in  the. west.  -   Will Rival Butte.  The testimony of Manager Gooda'e,  1 lit? great -metallurgist, of Butte, a recent visitor to the Boundary, regarding  our mining outlook, is well worth reprinting. Here is what Mr. Goodale  said:  "I am deeply impressed with the  possibilities ot the mining industry in  British Columbia. There is every  reason to. believe that the output of the  mines of the Boundary District will before many years rival that of Butte in  regard to" tonnage. Nature has not  been so considerate at Butte. The  values of our mines are higher, of  course, running from $9.36 to $12.85  per ton, but we have to bring our lime  for fifty miles at a cost of $1 per ton.  Taken altogether, and remembering  that we have to roast our ores, we  have more complicated problems to  deal with than exist in the Boundary  District."  NOTICE.  .'Little Ci ieP' . Mineral Claim, situate In the  Greenwood Mining Divi ion of Yale Di.ttlct.  .-Where located: Skylark, camp.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, John. P.  .Mct,eod. u a.eut for William M. Hanna, Free  Mhtera' Certificate No 89:577, intend, aixty daya  ���roin the date hereof to apply the Mining Recorder lor a Certificate of Improvement's, for the  pu* pose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim. ��� '   '  And furthei take notice that action, undei  section 37, must be commenced before the-issuauce  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Datet   this sth day of June, A.D. 1905. '  I. P  McLEOD.  ��/ e e ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  YJ_____- The most perfect*/ ftppo      Hedea th  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with *  com-  f.telesystem of Baths���iiicloding Turkish au 1  tusaiau. Open the year round. The curative  properties of Us waters are uuequaled.  For Curing-all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles,  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailments.  for Kluuiunting all MetallUPoUsin from the  System ���  The fra.ideur of the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests,lalces.watertalls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, ear cur si' qi  tenuift.     Its winter climate   is  unsui parsed  for  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .: .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which isiv-s I'-rfrct Work in t' c-!iorte_t  lime with the greiitf.t _:i.e   i    p_ratii>ii.  Write for Catalnv.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents. Phoen.x, B. C.  23.75  Portland  AND    -  Return  30 Day Limin  '"Choice of Routes  All Rail via Sumas  or  Se S. Princess Victoria  Vancouver to Seattle  Via Victoeia.  . Corresponding rates from all Koote  nay points.  Through Sleeper  ARROWHEAD TO VANt.OUKR  Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.  For rates, folders, and tickets apply  to. local agents or to  A. W. Haley, E.J.Coyi.e,.  'Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  1  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver. B.C  * J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  EASTERN   TOWNSHIPS   BANK  Summarized   General   Statement.  QUICK   ASSETS.  Gold and Silver Coin aud'Donitnion Government Bills in Bank Vaults  $ 939.594 19  X)epositwith Dominion Gov't lor security ofgeneml Bank note circulation      100,000 00  Amount due from other banks in Canada. Great Britain a_cl the United States including bill-and cheques, all payable on demand    1,278,702 49  Dominion  P.ovincial and other marketable Bouds, debentures and Stocks held  for investment and reserve :      5S3.839 62  Call loans, repayable on demand aud specially secured by Bouds and Stocks      3��ii07. 14  QU'CK ASSETS  HELD  FOR   IMMEDIATE   DEMANDS '3,302,215 44  Loans and Discounts 12 271.740 60  Overdue loans and debts (loss provided for)         73.228 94  Hank premises and furniture, reduced front cost to meet present value      4__,24:S 90  Other real est-te and assets        79.331 44  Total Assets i 16,034,765 3S  LIABILITIES..  To the Public $ 11.770,692 80  5�� Balance, surplus over liabilities to the public, represented in Capital. Reserve  and unused profit I 4,26.1,072 58  J.   MACKINNON,  15th May, 1905. General Manager.  3����  I Gait Coal       ! Hay, Grain,  delivered to-any part of  the city.  Oats, Wheat, Feed.etc.  q)  Large stock. fo  <_�� Good Dry Wood. <_��      o)  paj^ct1[jv^y"stables  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Knob Hill Ave.,        Addition"        Phoenix, B. C.  The new edition of the COPPKK HANDBOOK, lists and deacribes 3,311 copper mines and copper mininc companies, in ull part- of the world, covering the  .lobe, these descriptions rantiing front two lines to 12 panes in length, according to  importance ot the mines. The descriptions are not padded, but give facts in the  most condensed and icet-at-��ble form.  There are also fifteen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to tbe History, Uses,  IVrminoloKy, Geography, Geoloiry, Chemist.-y, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finnices  and Statistics of Copper, rendering tbe volume a veritable "encyclopedia of the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the metal.  It 1> ths World's Standard Rsforonce Booh on Copstr  Every Miner, Prospector, Investor, Banker, an Broker needs the book. Price  is $5 in Buckram binding with tfilt top, or $7.50 in full library moirocco, and the  book, in either binding, will be sent, fully prepaid,on approval, toanv address in  the world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a weelcof re��  ceipt ��nd the charge  cancelled.    Address the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS. 38 Post Offlo* Slock, Houghton, Mloh.,  U. S. A.  !  S3  -:Ji  Ml  "l&?  i'f  ' ��r_B  1 wl*  ��.*���'_  1*1*  .   _ 1' B  a  r  f ;  J (I  iW>  ���4-'  iiIP-  ^  jjm  V  A  MK.'  .1  _ JN_*  _V i  n  "f?  _^  1  tit  ���'.-v':>u<v  ������(f,���,;-..<���, ��rt  ..-.y  vmmmmimm^m^msgMmmiiii *i  m  w  The old reliable, Boyle, the druggist.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all  pairs.  Quality first, price next;  Boyle, the  druggist.  Dey,   the   Jeweler  for   Enamelled  Souvenirs.'  ; J.'L. Martin will   buy International  Goal shares.  Prescriptions our   specialty,  Mathison,  Balmoral  the druggist.  August   10  to   14  dentist, Bank block.  Dr.   Simmons,    dentist,  hotel August 9 to 12.  ,"  For prescriptions put up as the doc  tor orders, take them to  the Thomas''  Drug Co.  ��� There was more delay this week at  \nc new Brooklyn hotel, on account of  non-receipt of lumber.  ) Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  i. Frank W. Hart has purchased property at Midway and will start a branch  of his business there.  ��� Grand concert, Methodist church,  'Monday night. latest moving pictures and illustrated songs.  V. Tust received, 1 namelled Souvenir  Brooches, Hat Pins, Sash Pins, and  others.    G. E. Dey, the jeweler.  f. Don't fail to see a "Trip to the  jMoon" and all the latest films at the  Methodist church Monday night.  t Wedding invitations and announcements promptly executed in the late_t  ityles in the Pioneer Job Department.  ' P. Burns & Co. are refitting their  old market on Dominion avenue, with  the ititention of reopening it about the  first of August.  i Smith & McRae are about to open  a branch of their store at Midway, a  location in the centre of the town having been secured.  _ Phoenix Socialist League meets  Tuesdays, 7.30 p.m., Miners'^Hall,  -leadings from Socialist authors given.  Discussion invited.  ' Don't overlook the fact that the  Phoenix Pioneer makes a specialty of  fine job work���the kind that you,  mayhap, have been looking for.  Last week it was so warm that several of the gangs on the righ of way of  the West Kootenay Power & Light Co.  were  forced to lay off temporarily.  In the Presbyterian .church tomorrow the morning subject will be: "The  Parable of the Talents," and in the  evening: "Quietness and Assuiance  forever."  Wednesday evening . the dance at  Miners' Union hall, given by Reynolds  and James, was well attended, quite a  number coming., up from Greenwood  to enjoy it.  If you wish your friends in the east  to know what is going on in the'Boundary,; just'send them the Pioneer for a  year, and you will completely cover  the ground.  In the case of J. K. Fraser vs. J. C.  McRae, for $125, the value of a horse,  plaintiff secured judgment for $90 on  Thursday at Grand Forks before Judge  Spinks in the county court.  Large numbers of Italians, wjio took  up section work on the Great. Northern  Phoenix extension, after its completion  last winter, have left to do construction  work on the railway west of here.  Their places have been taken by Aus-  trians to a considerable extent.  Miss Struve, who has been... .absent J  on a visit to the Portland fair, returned  this week, and has resumed her millinery business at the old location in  the postoffice block. _ While absent  Miss Struve also visited Vancouver,  Spokane, Butte, Helena and other  points.  Bovle is the druggist.  Souvenir Jewelry at Dey's.  Old   newspapers   for   sale  P oneer. office. ,      .-  The best is the cheapest���Especially  in drugs 'of,all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Lumber is now arriving for the new  Miner's Union opera house, the  Dan  ville  sawmill, furnishing ten or twelve  cars.      Excavating for the foundations  for the building is steadily gomg on  Monday's C.P.R. passenger train to  Phoenix was cancelled,: on account of  a wreck near'Williams siding. Mcln-  tyre & McDonald, mail contractors,  went to Eholt for mails and passengers  that day.  A junior league was organized in  the Methodist church last Tuesday  evening,'" with the following officers':  President, R., J. Draisey; vice-president, Mabel McKeown; secretary,  Bertrand Knott.  Wednesday a portion of the bank on  the Great -Northern, about four miles  above Weston, gave way, necessitating  the use of all the section men on the  Phoenix extension to repair it without  seriously delaying traffic.  . One of the Great Northern large ore  cars, loaded,-got away from the ora  loader at the Granby No. 3 bins Ian  Monday, and ran down three-quarters  of a mile at the end of the switchba.k,  where it was buried in the bank.  Contractor Fisher, who has been  doing some "grading on upper Dominion avenue;-for the Great Northern,  pulled up the rails on Wednesday and  rel.iid them near the Great Northern  station, where some improvements are  being made.  Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Libby, of the  photo studio, have closed their place  for a holiday, and, accompanied by  their cousin, _ .iss Taylor, of Spokane,  are .pending a few weeks on Gren-  ville mountain,-where Mr. Libby is interested in mining property.  Miss May Boydston, a Spokane  school teacher and a neice of Jay; P..  Graves, spent a eouple of days here  this week, accompanied by the Misses  Gaylord, of Chicago. They went to  Grand Forljs today to see the smelter,  while yesterday they visited the Mother-  Lode mine.-  TAX RATE FIXED  AT 22 MILLS  *>--���-���������*���*>*���������������*����*  COMING AND GOING   !  ��� Kf..��������*����������Mt��...����  Thursday evening Cozad's dog and  pony show gave an entertainment on  the old ball grounds to a large audience. The children were there in full  force and thoroughly enjoyed theantics  of the educated animals. The show  also appeared in Grund Forks and  Greenwood in the Boundary, and then  jumped to Revelstoke.  "Joseph's Betrayal" will be presented at the Methodist church Monday,  July 31. This film protrays the life  aiid sorrows of Joseph and the treut  ment he received at the hands of his  brothers. Other beautiful subjects:  "Trip to the Moon," "Fallen among  Theives," "Fairyland," etc. Something  out of the ordinary and a splendid programme is assured. Some local talent  will assist in the programme. Don't  forget the date, July 31st.  v: iEmil Almstrom has returned from a  week's visitcto Northport.  . Mayor Rumberger went to Spokane  Thursday on a brief business trip.  Blake Wilson, manager for P. Burns  & Co., was in the city Thursday.  Charles A." McClung started Saturday on a month's trip to Toronto.  Stipt. Holman, of the Mother Lode  mine, was a .visitor here yesterday.  Alderman Marshall returned from  Halcyon Hot Springs on Saturday.  Manager T. H. Rae, of the Betts  and HesPecus mines was in camp yesterday.  L. A. Campbell, manager of the  West Kootenay Power & Light-Co.,  -wa:i here Thursday.  Charles H. Flood, ec-chief of police,  returned this'week from a trip to Spokane and the coast.  Robert S. Fraser, sampler at the  LeRoi mine,'Rossland, spent a day or  two in camp"'this week.  - E. R. Shannon started Saturday oh  an extended trip to the North Fork  country, where, he has a number of  mining claims.  Otto. H. Becker, travellings freight  agent for the C.P.R.., was over from  Nelson Wednesday, on his monthly  trip to the Boundary.  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the LeRoi and Snowshoe companies,  left Rossland last week on a trip to  London on company business.  What City Co'jncil Did Wednesday.  e "  At Wednesday's,meeting of the city  council there were present Mayor  Rumberger, and t'Aldermen Birnie,  Brown aiid-Marshall, when Municipal  Rate By-Law No. 54 was read the  second time, the rate for 1.905 being  definitely fixed at 12 mills on the dol.  lar. The city clerk was ordered to  notify all taxpayers by mail of the  amount due from each for the current  year.  Bills ordered paid were at follows :  J. B. Macauliiy, $iH; B. C; Telephone  Co., $9; Bank of (Montreal, interest,  $M7-95> Isaac Craf ford, $45.  The cityiclerk was ordered not to  permit burials in the city cemetery  without the tots being paid for, while  Pound By-Iiaw No. 41 was amended  to include;i.brses, and Chief Dock-  steader appointed poundmaster, with  authority:ta secure a suitable place for  a pound'.- i"A motion prevailed which  willelifninate the section in the bylaw  regarding city work, whereby all work  must be done by day's labor.  Alderman Birnie was appointed to  the position of acting mayor in the absence of Mr,.Rumberger, and the clerk  was instructed to write lo Vernon to  secure the loan of the plans and speci  fications of the city ball there, asking  also the cost of same., The mayor  was authorized to secure the opinion  of a solicitor in regard to borrowing  nioney by the. city, as a loan will probably: be- negotiated *1o complete the  proposed new city hall. Chief Dock-  steader was-appointed city health officer, and instructed to enforce the provisions of the; Health Act.  Isaac Crawford presented the semiannual audit-of the city's books, which  was accepted by the Council. ��� The receipts and expenditures of the city for  the first six months of this year were  found to be as follows :  ���" AdmlnlB.trat.r'- Notice  In the Matter of the Kstate of Thomas  Berg, late of the City of Phoeuix, H.  ��� C;, Hot'elkeep. r', deceased.  NOTICE is herehv piven' thatall creditors and others having . liiini-tiKiiinst the  eatate of the said Thomas Ber*:, who died  on or about the 11th clay 01 May, 1D0-J.  ��ie required, on or before the 1st (lav ol  AuRiut,1905, tot-end by post -prepaid or  deliver to the undersigned, Administrator of the per_piial em ate of Ihe Hind -.tie-  ceased,- their; Christian and Hunianieo,  'addresses and de-eriptioiif, the full particulars of their, lalus*, th*�� statement of  their accounts and the nature of the  seciiritieH, If any, held by them.  And further take notice tliiit after mieh  last'mentioned date, the fa id Administrator will proceed to'diairibute thelas-  ��_t_ of'tlie said deceased anions the parties, en tit led theret , aa far as ahe said  a-��etn Will exteml, Imviiift regard to the  claims of whiih lie i-lta.ll then have nu-  tiie, and the -aid Administrator will not  be liable for 1 he .aid ass. U or any part  thereof to anv person or pernons of  whose claims notice shall not have been  received by himat the time of suchdis-  tribiitiorr."' '.  ^ ___������  I'ated the 23rd day of June, A.D. 1006.  Al.BIX   AliM-TKOM,  Adininiatratoiofthe personal  estate of  ,Thoma. Berif. deceased.  Application  Transfer  '.   License.  kelall  . NO.IICE is hereby triven that I intend  to apply to the Boaid of License Com-  midpioinrH of tlie t-orporalion of tin-  City of I'hoenix, B.C., ��t.the next in.et-  ini��"thereof,'for 11 transfer of the license  to a. 11 liquor at retail, now held by me  for the Brooklyn hotel, to Frank Ander  ���on, of the Maple I.-af hotel, Old Iron-  idde. avenue, Phoenix, II-. C.  ..Ph..enix, B. C; .Inly 15 h, 1905.  (.Si'.'iied)  '���]<;. P. Siika;  Take* up Fur Tres��pis*.  One sorrel horse, white face, 3 white  feet, branded 15 on left Blioulder. Will  be sold 30 days from date if not taken  away and expenses paid.  A. D. McLknnan  Rock Creek. B. C, July _,.1905.  Stat-ohers,   Newsdealers,  Tobaccoriistsi���   '  Knob Hill Ave. Phoaoix, p C  B  ....     NELSON, B.C.  TOMKINS, Manager.  Thf Leadin? Hotel ol the (-ootenays  .Special .Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  Grand Hotel  ' Corner Howard and Main Sts.  8WHANL  We.Carry:-   -._.  The finest line (if impor-:  ted and Domestic Cigars,  Tobaccos, Pipes and - $11167  kers' Supplies.''-- -V"������'' ''���- ���'  The latest styles in Stationery for every kind of use,  with views of I'hoenix. '  .The   latest   Newspapers,  Magazines and   Periodicals  l;of all kinds .  '.'  Souvenir Postal Cards in  almost endless variety. .  GIVE US A CALL  McRae Bros.& Smith  I  Fine Silverware  is a life long possession. It will pay you to take  pains in the selection of any New Silverware. I am  showing at present some-new and very handsome  designs in Sterling and Plated ware. For a wedding present nothing is more suitable than a handsome set of Spoons and Forks.  Ed. Black,   Jeweler  KI ��*_._* ST.. PHOENIX, B. C.  Painter and  House  Decorator.  PHOENIX,  B. C.  reckiits  Police Court 'fines. . . . .  Licenses and'dug taxes'  School tirant.V. .-. ���..���.-..  Hack taxes,  From V.,'VV  1903 and 1904  , &:-E. Co   200  86  Overdraft E.-T. Bank ... . 1,834  Cash on hand, Dec.3'1,1904     920  .$1,300 00  2,645 00  : ���   737 35  40  93  39  34  Total .:.......:.���. v.:.V..-.$7,724. 41  EXPENDITURES.;  Water and light.......:,-,$   520 35  Fire Department.., _... .> J...-.1S8) 96  First Street bridge........... i,2.69; "21  Police department.'..'... ".' 1,461 15  City clerk's sdlary........      310 00  Printing and advertising...,.     192 80  Interest on loan ... . .,;. ...-���    301 40  General expense ..,.......   . 547 84  City cemetery .-.,....,   778 62'  Street   improvements    arid  'sidewalks ....'��� 999 01  School expenses  .. .':���-..;..   1,131 4��  Cash on hand June 30,1905       23 67  Total  ��� $7i7*4  41  Phoenix People���&_-����.  generally will And a home in Spokane a*  the Grand Hotel;- Recently remodelled  and refurnished.- Under the management of E. E. Phair, late of Hotel Phair,  N��.I_on;B.C.  AH.British Columbia papers on file.  Knropean plan.', Kate>< SOcenls to ^2.00  per dav.'   Free busineefs all trains.  Tie Best Boot  Made for IIen  1  "   Men's    genuine     Scotch  Grain  Bluclier with   heavy  pegged extension sole���one  of Leckie's best lines^  Ask your dealer for in.  WHOLESALE BV  I.IKI (0. IID;  VANCOUVKlt. ��. C.  Closing Out  Abrier Hillier and bride, nee Miss  Losche, arrived from Nelson Sunday  evening, and received the congratulations of many fritmds in Phoenix.  A. D. McKenzie, with his father-in-  law, Mr. Clark, went over to their  ranches in the^-Cere-ncos country this  week, to be gone a couple of weeks.  Richard P. Williams, ol Rossland;  representing the Jenckes Machine Co.  and Canadian Rand Drill Co., was  looking up our mining men Thursday.  John R. Greenfield, postoffice inspector, of Vancouver, was in the city  Monday, but did not intimate how  soon Phoenix would enjoy a mail service over the Great Northern.  Arthur O. Cochrane, at one time a  resident of Phoenix, but latterly of  Vernon, was married on July 19th to  Miss Helen Rose Christian, of Lumby,  at the residence of the bride's parents  in the Okanogan lake section,  "- Methodist-1���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., Sunday Sclt-61 at 2:3b p. m. even  service 7:30 p.; m. Monday^ evening  at& p..n.Senibr Christian Endeavor.  Tuesday evenirjg at 7:20 Junior  League. A' cordial invitation to all  these % servises. Rer. C. Wellesley  \Vliittaker. .  1 St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at it a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C. W.  MacCol!,: B.. A., pastor. A - cordial  welcome to all.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.�����)ivine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday - of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m;' Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedard, O-M.L, Pastor.  Aa��IImiIm Far Ll^str Llctast.  Nolice is hercbv given that I intend  to make application at the next meeting  of the board of liesnae coirimisoionera of  ill- City of Phoenix, for a licenue to sell  liquor at retail on the premises known  as the Dominion House, Old Ironsides  avenue, Phoenix, B. C,  (Signed)  H. A. Wbiqht.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 30th day of  June, 1006.  Retiring   From  Business  Having decided to close out  my business in Phoenix, I will  t sell.my entire stock at COST  or UNDKR for the next  30 days.  Watches, Clock?, Jewelry, Silver   Ware,   Fancy  Goods,  Rings,   Brooches,    Pins,  Chains, Spectacles, Eye  Glasses, Cuff Links,  Charms, Bracelets^  Lockets,    Studs,  Pipes Etc.  At Cost  I wish to cleat out my Hat  stock entirely and to do so  will sell at cost, giving you  the benefit.  The stock' is new:- and  fresh, including Christie's  Soft and StiffHats.-.l can  sell you these" line goods  from 50 cents to $5.00.  Come in and take  choice   before    they  Sign Writing on short notice.  Estimates promptly furnished  *m��**mi9i*m**mmxm**m  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading injnes bought, and sold.  G- W. Rumberger  Information   about-   I'hoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  <* Phoenix, B. C.  tmw$%9+**mm+++mm$*v9mm  1  i  turn  UndervNew Management;  Hold Alexander  vour  are  ���one.  R.HORRELL  EOB, The Tailor^  Knob Iliil Ave.  '���yw<_x_x_x_J_x��^<^r5x^��^^  :; - .'.������.������    .:_.;��� -.     -���-'   ;-��  I       The  Royal  I   Billiard Parlors  and  g��  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in FirsfClass shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  Special attention to dining room.    Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  ���,   Pbtfcalx, ft. C  iods.  Denial*- Avtaa.  S&llfr  *V-_J.��v  :->._."   **.���  ���owl  _MW-��_mAi_AW-iM--M  just    received   direct    from  Scotland a large shipment t.f  Peter Dawson's Scotch'  &  B  ?st Bowling Allfxs in  the B_>unda  stalled and in uss.  now in-  4_^  R. H  KARAT0FSKY, Pwp  McH>l< BUI, lUfa Hill Avr.  K..niMUr'y 'iicwiiH (��r.'' lAHSI' <KI>HHAI Kl> UKUt.'  Wh-lMalc I>_>l��r la Wtn__, I.lquora mid Cijcarx.  Telephun- ord.r. rccclvr pr-uipt Mttciittou.  Greknwood.B. C.      . **���'        JAMES McCRKATH, fKOf.  fc&i��&��>����S>@^  Clo-faing!  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  ... WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of  satisfied  -      customers.    If you don't   oelieve   it come  ahd;.examirie goods.  A Foil Line of Undcrweaf, Shirts, Shoes, T_es,etc,  just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Chkapkst prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. _^_,S,^cK;^r:^H,o,^,x.  THE  Hunter Co., Ltd  DOMINION AVENUE.  This is a Bonafide Sale  and Goods Must Go.  W.Zi  lmmerman  Lnwer Tawa  DomloloB Ave.  '4  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If Yo�� Wa_ttt a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection iu-ourline of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind t hat wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  IVfenfS Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  sfiaw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS Anew iot of |>erfect fitting noi folks and three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  Tire  Wm. Hunter Co., Limited.  mmmm  tMMi

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