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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 3, 1905

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 -:fc  VJ ,'.  JUN G -1905  V  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 in  value within five years.  tttWI  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Gamp of [Boundary,  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  ������'.-.������'      Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  Vol.. VI.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JUNE 3 1905.  No. 30  tfO  THE  Big Store  Something Good to Eat  Here is where you always find it.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  1  1  Fruit  Hood      river    Strawberries ���  California ^ Cherries  Ripe Bananas  Oranges,    25c   Dozen  Blood Oranges50c. Doz.  Cbcoaimls, etc.  Vegetables  Hot Hou��e  Lettuce  Asparagus  Rhubarb  Florida Tomatoes  Radishes  New Cabbage  Parsley, etc.  Twice a week shipment of fresh mountain  trout.  New laid eggs Hazelwood butter  Lake of Woods  5  We have just, received a carload  of this famous flour that all our  customers have been asking for  We sell it at the same price as you  pay for second rate flour of an unknown brand.  Phone orders given prompt attention.  "THE-  S'G    iSTOtZE,  Grocery oepi  Special Announcement.  Fvery friday during the summer   months  we will have one five gallon freezer of  Hazelwood Ice Cream  to sell by Hie pint, quart or half gallon.  Get your orders in early on Saturday  morning sovas to avoid dissi.pointment.  Every Thursday during the trout season  we expect to have a shipment of fresh  t,out from the Kootenay river. This  will be here in time for Friday's breakfast. Try-to have your orders in Thursday evenings'io as to catch last delivery.  Regular shipments of Hazel-  wood Butter at 35c. per pound  till further notice.  Full line of screen doors and windows  all sizes.  SPEND $100,000  ON^EWSHAFT  More Improvements at Granby  Mines.  To Output 4,000 to 5,000 Tons  Daily.     ;  GREAT PORTLAND  FAIR OPENS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  S��  s��  General Manager Jay P. Graves, ol  the Granby Co., who recently returned to Spokane from a trip to New  York, is credited with stating that the  company will shortly begin the expenditure of about $100,000 in sinking a  new shaft, to contain three, compartments, and to be the main working  shaft of the properties. Triaddition to  this, the headworks at the shaft are  to be equipped with a crusher capable  of handling 1,500 tons of ore per. day.  When these improvements are completed the mines will have a daily capacity of producing between 4,000 and  5,000 tons of ore, or between 100,000  and 150,000 tons monthly���about  double the present normal output.  Coupled with these statements also  comes the information that the management of the Granby Co. is now considering the addition of another hlast  furnace at the smelter by the end of  this year, making nine altogether. At  present six furnaces,. are in use, and  two la.ger furnaces are being installed  and are expected to be in operation  within the next few weeks���sometime  in July.  Asked as to the location of the new  shaft, Supt. O. B. Smith informs the  Pioneer that the matter has not been  definitely settled as yet, but that it m\\  probably be sunk on the flat between  the" Granby bunk house and the C. P.  R. tracks.-,  It is understood that the success attained in locating the ore body from  the bottom of the winze, extending  from the 300 to the 400 foot level, has  about decided the management as to  the location of the new shaft. The  crosscut at the level is now in over 200  feet, all of it in ore of a shipping grade,  this being the deepest proven workings  of the mine.  Phoenix Customs for May  Whether 'here was any demand for  the establishment of a sub-port of customs in Phoenix or not can be readily  seen from the returns for the month of  May, when nearly $8,000 worth of  merchandise was cleared at the local  custom house. The exact total was  $7,958. Of this amount goods worth  $1,476 were not dutiable, and on the  balance duties amounting to $1,496.81  were collected.  The figures  f.-r each   week during  the  past  month,  as furnished by the  collector,  William  Delaha  y,  were as  follows:  Value  Free  Duty  ist week.  $   660  $ 262  $  160.45  2nd week  ��� 4,159  650  719.78  3rd week  .   1,581  3S0  3'3-29  4th week.  i>553  190  $"  3��3-29  Total ..  ���$7,958  $.,476  ,496.81  1479^  School Report For Moy.  Following is the report of the Phoenix public school  for  the  month of  May :  Total daily attendance.  ..... 150  Total actual attencance .  Average daily attendance .... 68.2 7  Average actual attendance .. .68.2:;  Pupils actually attending ...   76  Pupils neither absent nor tardy were:  uiv. 1. ���niv. n.  Harry Swanson       Jean Crawford  Arthur Swanson     Albert Elmgreen  Gladys Pickard      Sigre Elmgreen  Grace McKenzie    Pe'icy Fife  Mabel McKeown   Charles-Mueller  Mortimer I.owney Frank Mueller  Constance Lowney Emelyn Pierce  Delia Knight Edna Swanson  Daisy Horrell        Arthur Walters  Irene Crawford      Alvin  Hendrickson  Mildred Bissell      Alma Hendrickson  Black's Hotel Changes Hands.  On Thursday, June ist, R. V. Chis-  holm took possession of Black's hotel,  which he recently purchased. Mr.  Chisholm has been successful as a  hotel keeper in the past, and proposes  to conduct a first-class place here. He  is having the house thoroughly renovated, is stocking the wet goods department with the best to be had, and  will pay special attention to the dining  room. He solicits a share of the public ptronage. '  Mr. Mohler Tells About Rail  way Rates.  George J. Mohler, general agent of  the O.R. & N. Co., at Spokane, was in  the city yesterday, on behalf of bis  company, looking into business lor the  Lewis and Clark Exposition now on at  Portland, Oregon. Mr. Mohler states  that the fair opened, as scheduled, on  June ist, with such great crowds in  attendance that the railways could  scarcely handle them. Unlike most  expositions of recent years, everything  about this fair was complete and in  apple pie order on the opening day,  the management having insisted on  this with exhibitors from the start.  Regarding railway rates, Mr. Mohler  stated to the Pioneer that hiscompany,  being the short line from Spokane to  Portland���only 14 hours���would nat  urally secure the great bulk of the  business, and had made special preparations to handle it. The legular  one way faie from Spokane to Portland is $11.20, but tickets will be sold  at any lime, good for 30 days, at one  and one-third rates, or $14.95 for the  round trip. Lower rates are made for  parties of ten or more, being one fare  for round trip, with a ten day limit.  Occasionally specially low rates will  be made for daylight excursions at $10  per round trip. The first of these  will take place on June 19th. It is  also understood that the Great Northern will make special rates, though no  announcement has yet been received  here.  MERGER SAID  TO BE SURE  Charles  Officials  R.   Hosmer  Authority.  is  the  Control  Proxies.  Sufficient  Boundary Mining Notes  Latest Prices to Meliis.  Xkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $15.  00@*15 25; lake, $16.00�� 15.25  Bar Silver, 59J��   ���  Lead, M.50 at M.60-  *��������*�����+*��������-  LOCAL JOTTINGS  Public school will close for the sum  mer on June 23rd���just three weeks.  W. S. Doyle and P. H. LaCasse  have been visiting Spokane this week.  R. Helme, of the Dominion Express  Co., was over from Nelson'last Monday.  The Vancouver branch of the Eastern townships Bank is tj be opened  on July ist.  F. S. Getsey, Gt. Northern conduc  tor on the Marcus-Phoenix run, has  brought his family to Grand Forks.  Rossland has adopted the Wednes'  day half holiday plan for merchants, to  last during June, July and Aususr.  Thos. Finnigan returned Thursday  from a'two weeks' sojourn at St. Leon  Hot Springs, on Lower Arrow Lake.  Rev. Thos. Green, of Toronto, formerly located in Phoenix for two years,  sailed on May 12th on a trip to England.  George Chappie has been appointed  police and licensing commissioner at  Grand Forks, owing to the removal of  L>. D. Munro.  C. W. Whittaker, formerly of the  Yukon, the new Methodist minister for  Phoenix, is not expected to arrive for  another week.  Leslie V. Birnie moved his tinning  and plumbing business this weel from  Old Ironsides avenue to his new block  on Knob Hill avenue, which is rapidly  approaching completion.  Lake I). Wolfoid, manager of the  Wolford group, on Fourth of July-  creek, was in the city yesterday. He  slates that the diamond drilling  has been started on his property.  Wm. Spier, manager of the Grand  Forks branch of the Eastern Town  ships Bank, has been making a trip  into the Similkameen, going as far as  Copper mountain, near Princeton.  Monday night Geo. R. Emerson,  general superintendent of motive power  for the entire Great Northern system,  arrived from St. Paul in a special train,  accompanied by YV.n. Kelly, general  master mechanic, of the Spokane division. It was Mr. Emerson's first trip  to Phoenix.  Miss Howe, matron of the hospital-,  has set her heart on calcimining the  general ward and kitchen of that insti-  tutic n, and to raise the necessary funds,  proposes to give an impromptu dance in  thehospital. Todothis,ho\vever, means  to take a time when there are lew  patients, and she hopes to be able to  do it next week.  Tbe following officers have been  elected by Gatewr ' dge No. 45, LO.  O.F., of Grand Forks, for the term beginning July isi and ending December  31 st, 1905: Noble grand, Win. B.  Bower; vice grand, Geo. H. Rutherford; recording secretary, Walter R.  Dewdney; permanent secretary, A. B.  Hall; treasurer, R. Frache.  Under the heading, "Hosmer  Confirms Amalgamation," the Nelson Tribune of Wednesday printed the fol  lowing; t  "Private   advices   from     Montreal  stati, on the authority of C. R. Hosmer, ivho,  after the Gooderham and  Blackstock   interests,   is   the  largest  stockholder in  both   War Eagle and  Centre Star mines,   that the  amalga-  tion of the Rossland and Trail proper^  ties will go through at $7,800,000, giv  ing $1,800,000  of working capital to  be expended chiefly in developing the  lower levels.    All the parties concern  ed have agreed on the terms,   which  only rtquire  ratification at  statutory  meetings of the shareholders to become  operative.    As G. S. W.tterlow controls  sufficient LeRoi  proxies, and  T.   G.  Blackstock  sufficient  War  Eagle and  Centre Star,  and President Shaugh-  nessay has sanctioned the arrangement  ai far as C.P.R. interests are concerned, there  is little doubt now that this,  the largest and   most  important  deal  ever  made  in  the   Kootenay, is con  summated."  Quite a number of machine men  laid off at the Brooklyn group have  been absorbed at the Granby and  'Mother Lode mines.  A movement has been started in  Grand Forks to send a representative  ore exhibit to the Portland fair. The  idea is an excellent one, and although  late, should be encouraged.  The new ore cars built by the Great  Northern for hauling Granby tonnage,  which will hold 50 tons each, are now  in St. Paul, and are expected here b)  the time tbe tonnage is increased, when  the two new furnaces are blown in at  tbe smelter.  NEW HOTEL TO  COST $20,000  Work  Started  on  the New  Brooklyn,  Messrs.  Marshall and Rumberger the Builders.  A week ago dispatches were printed  from Toronto, in some of the dailies,  to the effect that the proposed amalgamation had already been completed,  and the above is confirmatory of that  statement. At the same time, while  the gentlemen doubtless- control their  respective companies, as stated, it will  be necessary to call special meetings of  the shareholders of the several companies interested, including the LeRoi,  Centre Star, War Eagle, Canadian  Smelting Works and Snowshoe, to give  legal effect to the merger. This will  probably require a couple of months  or more.  Farewell to Rev. Perley.  Wednesday evening the members  and congregation of the Methodist  church tendered a farewell to Rev. IX  M. Perley, who has been in charge  here for the past twelve months, and  who left for his new field of labor,  Moyie, the following day. A short  programme was given, in which Peter  McCurrach, Robert Horrell, Mrs. F.  Knott, Agnes Pierce and Haze! Hudson took part acceptably. David G.  Stafford, on behalf of the I.O.G.T.,  presented Mr. Perley with a copy of  W'hittier's poems with an address of  appreciation, to which Mr. Perley feel  ingly responded. Rev. Knox, of  Greenwood, and Rev. MacColl, of the  Presbyterian church, also made addresses and Mr. Knott, on behalf of  the congregation, presented a purse of  money, followed by a social time with  refreshments. Mr. Perley leaves many  friends here, who wish him the greatest  success at Moyie.  The ore body has been struck on  the McKinley, in Franklin camp, at a  depth of 100 feet in tbe long tunnel.  This ore is said to be of a higher giade  than that taken from the many - open  surface cuts, where it averaged from  $10 to $15 per ton.  J. E. McAllister, superintendent of  the British Columbia Copper Co.'s  smelter, returned Wednesday from an  extended trip to New York, to confer  with the directorate of ihe company,  and, it is rumored, to look after ordering new machinery for the smelter.  The bond for -the Trilby claim for  $12,000, from J. C. Haas, R. Stuart  and XV. R. Norris to C. J. McArthur  and Duncan Mcintosh, recently announced and agreed upon, did not materialize owing to the fact that Mr.  Norris declined to carry it through.  The Trilby adjoins the E.P.U. in Skylark camp.  The pumps at the Brooklyn mine  are kept in operation about six hours  daily and those at the Stemwinder  every third day, pending the arrival of  mining engineers from the east. Foreman Callahan and Master Mechanic  Crawford are the only employees of  the Montreal & Boston here, aside  from Supt. Collins, and A. S. Embree,  the office man.  F. M. Elkins, who returned this  week from an extended trip to San  Francisco and Vancouver, states that  he and W. E. Hodges have just bonded the Fairy Queen group of claims,  adjoining the Kingston group, near the  Nickel Plate mine, Hedley camp, for  $125,000. The new owners are J. W.  Collis and associates of Victoria, who  are expected to start development work  shortly.  Diamond drilling is now going on at  three properties in the Boundary.  Boyles Bros., who have been at work  for months, are still boring holes for  the Granby Co. on the Monarch and  contiguous claims; Knight & Stone, of  Spokane, are putting in 1,000 feet of  holes for the Wellington Co. on the  Wolfard group, and the B. C. Copper  Co. are steadily drilling at the Mother  Lode mine in Deadwood camp.  Eagles' Annual Convention.  Beginning next Monday, the annual  convention of the Fraternal Order of  Eagles of British Columbia will be held  at Grand Forks. A. W. VonRhein,  the worthy grand master, of Victoria,  and other officials will be present, and  the Grand Forks members are making  extensive preparations for the entertainment of several hundred delegates  expected from all over the province  M. H. Roy is the special delegate  from Phoenix Aerie, No. 158  Next Tuesday a special train will  bring about 200 of the delegates from  Grand Forks to Phoenix, where they  will be the guests of the local members  of the order. After a trip to the  mines, the guests will be entertained  in royal style at a smoker at Miners'  Union hall.  Ida Sophia Hanson, six-year-old  daughter of President Hanson, ol  Greenwood Miners' Union, No. 22,  fell into Boundary creek Monday and  was drowned, the alarm being given b\  the girlili little brother, with whom sht  had been playing on the edge of tbe  creek. The funeral was held Wednesday.  New Officers For Snowshoe Lodge.  At the regular meeting of Snowshoe  lodge, No. 46. I.O.O.F. held last  Monday the following officers were  chosen for the ensuing term :  N-G., Thos. Johnson.  V.G., Frank McDougall.  R.S., George R. Mead.  Perm. Sec, A. S. Williamson.  Treas., Walter S. Cook.  Installation will take place the last  meeting night in June, when, as has  been the custom for some time, the  lodges in Grand Forks and Greenwood  will install at the same time���this time  the induction taking place in I'hoenix. I  Alderman James Marshall returned  early this week from a visit to his  childhood home in Scotland, and already things are doing regarding the  new hotel which he previously announced his intention of building on  the site of the Brooklyn hotel, which  was burned to the ground in the morn  ing of February 14th last.  Mr. Marshall was delayed somewhat  in returning, and,his friends seem to  think he found it hard to. tear himself  away from the land of mush, t;ut the  alderman says nothing and saws wood  ���or rather is preparing to have a lot  of wood sawn for the most modern,  most complete and most expensive  hotel in Phoenix.  .To the Pioneer Mr. Marshall stated  that he had purchased the two lots  west of the site of the- old hotel from  Mr. Rumberger, and that the mayor  would be interested in the new building. The plans show a building that  will be an ornament to Dominion  avenue���a substantial building of three  stories, besides a high basement, giving practically four stories. When  finished and furnished the Brooklyn hotel will represent an outlay  of $20,000. And thus do two men  who have profited in Phoenix show  their faith in the future of the city and  camp.  According to the plans the building  wit' be aL.rw.-t 6o.\t3$ feet in size, facing  on Dominion avenue, Phoenix street  and the Great Northern station. As  the lot is wider on the railway end, the  building also will be wider. On  the west side a brick fire wall will be  built. Steam will be used for heating  at a cost of some $3,000 alone, and the  latest appliances in plumbing will be  utilized, together with a septic tank for  drainage purposes.  On the corner will be the bar and  adjoining rooms, some 60 feet long and  23 feet wide at widest part. An office,  14x14 feet, will adjoin this, while a  large, airy dining room, 40 feet long  by 16 feet wide, will also front on  Dominion avenue. Altogether the  house will have about 40 rooms.  Work has already been started on  preparing the foundations for the build- ,  ing, which will be in charge of A. A.  Mcintosh. The lumber has been ordered, and the entire work will be done  in the best manner possible'hy clays'  labor. The flooring and ceiling will  come direct from the coast. Mr. Marshall prosposes to crowd the work on  the building as fast as possible, hopes  to have it ready fur business by the  end of July or the fiist part of August,  and will conduct tbe business himself.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following tabic gives the ore shipments of Hounditrv mines  lor 1900,   for i$oj io  ' 190'J for 1903 for 1904, and 1905, as reported to the Htocuir Pioneer���������  ���  *  Mink. Camp.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C Copper Co.  Y Mother Lode Deadwood  & Montreal & Boston Con.  A    Brooklyn-Stemwinder Phoenix  Y Rawhide Phoenix  Y Sunset Deadwood  &    Mouutnin Rose Sjtumit  T    Athclstan-Jackpot Wellington  J Dominion Copper Co.  ���    Brooklyn-Stemwiuder d'mp..Phoenix  t Morrison Deadwood  B C Mine Summit  R.Bell Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Deuoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Palis White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carnit West Fork  Providence Providence  Klkhom  Providence  S Skylark Skylark  Last Chance ...Skylark  E. P. U. Mine Skylatk  Bay Skylark  Ruby Boundary Kails  Republic Boundary Kails  Miscellaneous      3,23��  l'asi  1900      1901        1902      1903        1904        1905     Week  6-1.5*3   231.762   3"9.S5S   393.71S   549.703   246,000   13,195  297       1,731     20,Soo    71,212       5.340     99,034    141,326   138,079 ..(74,298     7��.��3<>     3-39'  S02  550  19,494  150  47,405  650  1,076  1,040  S75  665  160  350  So  7.455  150  U.Sn  560  S.53"  15.731  "5.646  3-339  19.365  22,937  15.537  363  25,95��  3,070  3,250  1,759  4,5*6  43.1/9  23-W  S55  7S5  rt25  4S2  890  219  4,2-'3  37.960  99  16,400  I.fyS  33  3.450  I.S33   ���  364  33  33    ���  15"   ���  ������  993  400  3.456  325  52  50  167  30  170  1.0  2.1S  165  33  Total, tons   , Smelter treatment���  Granby Co....-   B. C. Copper Co   Montieal & Boston Con   96,600   390,800   5o6,Sio   090,419   a.'-;,StxS  62.3S7  230,82s  117,611  312,-40 -���e:.92i  148,600 ioj.913      1325:0  5'.o,252  21'M-II  jo '.i 1  ���  .+  Total redu  62,3^9   34VI39   .(tjo.y-io   W7,-',"l    ,\;7,<��  ��� 11?  -.rim  "   iS'.t  ���1 - Pf  ��, r '��� r<  t.iiili  N!M  t .*���-%  {       r   1  f'J. %\  V i  v.i  ',  fe  1  4'  '1  *  fit1  1  i  ^1  -..lasf  M  ��� m      _ hi ,.��7~-nr*-i���T7*CTTJ  -TTTTTS'SlJTiVrjT.Vi- \s ilW'^-iifVi.  W"F��     "*��' THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  ���m  ��� :�����#  9  It Ta&es Less Tea to the cup when  is used, because of it's unusual purity and strength. Results  are batter, too. Most people prefer the Red lab&l.,  Kootenay Engineering' Works  'NELSON, B. C  EounderS and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty  Manufacturers for tlie Ckawfoiu) lloi'iii.K Hops Akiiiai.Tbamway Svstkm, Limited.  till M-ic'iinciv Oro Cars, Bucket's, Tank's, He.   Iron nnd Brass Castings.   A lartre and ,-oni|il.-tc stock  ofSliaftine Siiimlies' Fittings', v.tc, always on hand.    Pulleys. V\&n��'f, eU;.( made to order on  i-liort in.tice.   AU  '   ' 1 repair work rushed through without delay.    Hntiim  Mining and.M  break-down anil'renair work rnsliea tiirougn wunoiu uhihv.   lvimmtea for all classes of work furnished upon uppli  cniion.   Speeial attention given to mail ordeia.   Serai) Iron bmiitlit liy the carload.  8SUSRS* . B.C.TRAVIS,Manager. '��������i��,c.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IMUBC ON SATURDAYS BY TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  B- G MINING  deed specious.    It talks about the ore *"  of the Slocan being taken to American  smelters,   just as  though it did  not  know that for years not a ton ol that|0 ���-������ ��� ������O  ore, excepting zinc, which cannot be j Rossland mines last week shipped  smelted here, has gone across the j 5,705 tons of ore, or 139,504 tons for  line.    On the other hand, the building the year.  W. ���  AT PB0IN1X. B. C.  WILLCOX. NUNAatn.  _ ,-_..__.. t Business office No. 14.  Telephones J MtatK���,t reiidence. No. 15.  aDBSCKimOHfl IN ADVANCE.  FerYesr Ij.oo  ' Six Months 1.35  Ifyouarenotasubicuber to this psper, tills  Is an Invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising; rates furnuheo on application.  Legs! notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  ��1f-rt .Inc.  ]LABEL>  1905  JUNE.  i9��5  Sm. Hon.  Tuat. W.d.  Thu. Fr..  Sit.  ���  1       2  3  4      5  6    7  8      9  10  11    12  13 '4  IS    16  17  18    19  20 21  22    23  24  25    26  27 28  29    30  of the Great Northern to the Boundary  and Republic has had the opposite  result, and American ores have been  and are being brought to British Col  umbia smelteis. Both the Province  and Tribune were evidently crdered uy  their masters not to mention this important faett  The fa:t is that there is a difference  of opinion as to the valuation to be  placed upon the properties in the proposed merger, and if this valuation is  not equitable, it would be much better  that the amalgamation be dropped. It  is certain that the I^eRoi is profitable  at present, and it remains to be seen  whether the merged properties would  do as well. A profitless merger would  do great harm to the country.  SPECIOUS ARGUMENTS.  The Vancouver Province has joined  with the Nelson Tjibune .in raising its  voice in a lusty'manner "against, the  granting of an amendment to the < barter of the V.V. & E. at Ottawa.' But  the Province goes the Tribune one  better by printing an alleged'map of  the route that Mr. Hill proposes to  use in taking the trade of the Similkameen lo Everett. As a matter of fact,  it is known that no such surveys have  ever been made from Princeton to  Everett, so the argument falls flat.  The Province also reprints the several  columns of so-called argument from  the Tribune on the subject, which  could hardly have been prepared outside of a C.P.R. office or without the  assistance of C.P.R. employees.  Of course, both these papers, which  seem to stand practically alone 111 this  province on this question, profess to  be actuated solely by patriotic motives,  and only for the good of the country.  Those who understand the situation,  however, will require better evidence  than this to beliete any such yarn.  Senator Templeman, Duncan Ross  and J. J. Hill are derided in their  efforts to get a Coast-Kootenay railway  built, and are not given credit for any  sincerity whatever.  From remarks in the press and from  statements publicly made by some of  the people interested, it would seem as  though a determined effort was being  made to fasten the War Eagle concentrator, at Trail, which is an acknow  ledged failure, and the Trail smelter,  on to the new combination, and then  close the Northport smelter. This, of  course, would work into the hands of  the C.P.R., which owns the Trail  smelter and needs'more ore supplies.  Taken together, there is certainly a  power behind the throne directing the  policy of the Vancouver Province and  the Nelson Tribune in favtr of the C.  P.R. The latter cannot be blamed  for securing everything that can be  made to come its way, but it is still a  question whether it is best for' the  country that it should have a lead pipe  cinch on smelting and transportation  also. In fact, there are thousands of  people who believe to the contrary.  There seems to be a great paucity of  celebration talk in the Boundary this  year.    But just wait foT Labor day.  And now it appears that the Granby  Co. may add its ninth furnance to the  smelter equipment before the end of  1905.    The more the merrier.  When Duncan Ross went to Ottawa  he did not propose to hide ��� his light  under a bushel, and he has not done  so- If the Great Northern extends its  line through to the coast, as promised  and proposed, it will be largely due to  the efforts of the member from Yale-  Cariboo���even though he is a Grit.  Both of these mighty champions of  the C.P.R. seem to forget that Mr.  Hill will reach the heart ol the 'Similkameen anyway, and in fact construction is now going on from the other  side, and if the clnrter is not amended  as asked, the thing they aie afraid of  ���driving the trade of British Columbia to the other side���will be forced  upon Mr. Hill. Would it not be  much better to so safeguard the proposed new line to Vancouver that it  may be built, than to practically compel Mr. Hill fb do the thing that he is  accused of being desirous of doing.  The Province also has a, most mis  leading editorial regarding  the  proposed   amalgamation of: the   LeRoi,  War Eagle,  Centtr Star,-.-Snowshoe,  etc., that must have been inspired.  It  handles Mr McMillan without gloves,  saying that the LeRoi is losing money  stead'ly and  that it is a "drain upon  the purses of the shareholders."     ,N( -  *��� thing could be farther from the truih.  j The published reports of the  LeRoi  show  that  it   has made money every  month that Mr.   McMillan  has  been  manager.    Could  better evidence be 1  asked.  In the opinion of those well-informed, the reorganized Montreal & Boston  Consolidated is destined to become  one of the most important mining con  cerns in the Boundary. The recent  temporary suspension of operations was  not believed to be due to local causes,  which speaks volumes for the properties of the company.  William Wallace Bruce Mclnnis, M,  P.P., landed the Yukon commissioner-  ship after all. If ability to talk carried  any weight, "Wullie" practically had a  walk oyer all the. time. In Yukon  political circles they have been enjoying strenuous times, and the new gov  ernor will be in his element when'he  arrives at Dawson about Dpminiorl  day.   :.,--.'���  Admiral Togo, the old sea 'dog of  the Japanese navy, delivered a crushing  blow to the combined Russian navy!  las' Saturday and Sunday when his  jack tars sunk or captured 22 'Russian  ships and took 3,000 or .4,000 prisoners. The Russians were long '.on  talk, and the Japs kept ,mum and  quickly overpowered the sailors of the  Czar when the time arrived. Rojest-  vensky simply was not in it. for a  minute. The Japs will get Nicholas^,  too, if he don't watch out, or if lie does  hot sue for peace.  Reports from the placer mines of  French creek are most encouraging  and will cause unusual interest this  summer.  George Alexander, of the Ruth mine  has assumed position as general manager of the Ferguson Mines, Limited.  'Jripoli, a valuable polishing material, and mineral ink, have been discovered on the San Juan river, Vancouver Island.  The Trout Lake Topic says that  Mr. Leval, who is in charge of placer  operations on Lardeau river, after carefully sampling 400 feel of the creek  bed, estimates that $100,000 can  be  taken out of that number of feet.  ���  Operations at the Eva mines are in  full swing and the stamp mill is daily  pounding away on a good grade of  quartz. It is reported the value ofthe  gold brick, resulting from operations  during the month of April, was$4,2oo.  STRICTLY BUSINESS  o ���. ���  The merchant who does not advertise never needs the rest cure.i  What to say and where and how to  say it���that is the secret of good ad  vertising.  Your business may need the medicine of advertising; but be sure you  get the' right son of medicine and administer il properly.  The Host 0! Neuralgic Headache  Is an   irritable   condition   of   the  nerves caused by cold.    Relief comes  quickly from Nerviline, the great pain  reliever of today.     "1 consider Nerviline a magical remedy  for neuralgia,"  writes Mrs. E. G. Harris, of Baltimore.  "But I never worry  if Nerviline is in  the house.    A  few applications never  yet failed to kill the pain.     I can also j  recommend   Nerviline   for    stiffness, :  rheumatism and muscular pains."    Injl  use  nearly fifty  years;  try  Nerviline!!  yourself. '  flr  If you want the old folks back east  to know all about the Boundary, send  them the Phoenix Pioneer for a year  at a cost of only $2.  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson, prop.  Fvprvthinff Mpw carriages and other rigs  L/VCljuuilg r^evr horses and saddles, several  HUNDREDCORDS OF DRY  WOOD'  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  .5 patronage solicited.    'Phone 37,  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., I'HOENIX, B. C.  Proved In Mount Forest.  Every doctor in this town tried his  best to relieve Mrs. J. W'ithom of  Asthma; none succeeded. "F01 years,"  she states, "I was a dreadful sufferer;  nothing gave relief. At times I found  it necessary to have all the doors and  windows open to get mv breath. When  in despair I heard of "Catarrhozone." j  I used it and now am perfectly cured." ;  This proves beyond doubt that any'  case of_asthma is curable with Catarrh j 3!  ozone. No remedy so pleasant, none  so absolutely cer'ain 10 thoroughly)  cure; try "Catarrhozone" yourself; it's !  guaranteed. I  I P.Burns & Co.  PHOENIX '*  MARKET.  HK/H OFFICE FOR IIOONIJAKY CREEK, GREENWOOU, II. C.'  HEAIIQUAK IRRS, NELSON, II. C.  ..:. Wholesale and Mil Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  Q��*.P-.P&r^jr-��r+*��&r**.w-9+.r*^.Q^  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Fmiiw'im] 1802 ���Eiifurpotsitt'il 1893.  NEW WK-TvtIXSTKK. H.C.  -���-���-���-���--��� -��� ���J��-��-��-�� -���-  ��� -���-���-  Provides n Christian  home for Ptuil-  cnts of  !>otli tex<'9 ut niixlernie  raten.  Has a preparatory rlass fur j uiior etiul-  ent.p, doing trade public n'hool  work. I  Dues high st-linol work, confers all lii^h '  1  ���  1  if  What makes the merchant's business  hum���what makes his clerks perspire ?  Is it due to drummers bland, or to  messages by wire? Can- it be due to  fine displays or to silly worn-out fads ?  No; the business boom is mostly due  to his large, attractive ads.  PROVINCIAL.  Nelson has decided to celebrate  Dominion day as usual this year.  Owing to 0|>positio.i in certain quarters, the incorporation of Cranbrook is  delayed.  The C.P.R. finally took over the  Esquimau & Nanaimo railway on the  ist of June.  The Nicola Herald, published at  Nicola Lake, is new and newsy in B.  C. journalism.  Pat Burns, of Calgary, has announced his intention of constructing a large  abattoir and cold storage plant in Van-  couvt r.  "Big Jim" McDonald will ha\e the  contract for the construction of the  new Nicola branch of the C.P.R.,  about 45 miles.  Charles St. Bar be is the successful  candidate for the position of secretary  of the advertising committee of the  Nelson Board of Trade.  It is said that the C.P.R. is arranging to abandon steam fpr motive  power on the Rossland hill and use  electricity, four electric locomotives be  ing built in the east.  school privilege?, and prepares fur tench  era' examinations.   Teaches, nil liianclie.- ; 7  of a Practical Business Cmtrgp and give.-! 9  Diplomas,   (ovcbu lilicial education 111 I ^  ilB CJIeguue Comae tunl in the badie.-'  Conrt-e. for M.E.I,, nnd M.L.A    In University wo k. can take students through  the complete Aria Course, and the degree of  B.A can be obtained from Tor-  ohio IJiiiversitv, which the college is in  lut affiliation  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W J. Sipperell, B.A.,B.D,Pr^nci-  pll;|>rR<!V. J. P. B'luridl. It irsar.  Trlumpbs of Mod:rn Surgery:  Wonderful things are done for the  human body, by surgery. Organs are  taken out and scraped and polished  and put back, or .they, may be removed  entirely; bones are spliced; pipes take  the place of diseased sections of veins;  antiseptic dressings are applied to  wounds, bruises, burns andlike injuries  before inflammation sets in, which  causes them to heal without maturation and in one-third t1 e time required  by tbe old treatment. Chamberlain's  Pain Balm acts on this same principle.  It is an antiseptic and when applied  to such injuries, causes them to heal  very quickly. It also allays the pn'n  and soreness. Keep a bottle of Pain  Balm in your home aiid it will save you  time and money, not to mention the  inconvenience and suffei ing which such  injuries entail. For sale by all drug  gists.  DRINK  Phoenix Beer  Made fiom 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.  Standard Avu. and Banner,St. :-: PHOEND  t-9-9-9-9-ti-9-  , B.C.  D. J. MATHESON,     :  INSURANCE ACEN'I,  FIRE, LiKE, ACCDEN't.  CoiiimlRsiuiier for tafciiiK'Aiiiiliivlis.  PiiOKNIX, B.  GEQRGE: GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.     .  Hold Hnlmoral '.: -���.,.-.  C01. Hirst & Knob Hill Ave.   I HOKNIX, B. C.  -*1  ���  tit-  KingEdward Lodje,No.36  A. F. aiid A.M.  KtrciiinrcoiiiiiiiiiiicalloiiSii. in      sir  one! TliurndHy oftracli muiilli '    '  Mull, McIIule Hlock. �����"����"i��  . 1II!,I.:HR,  Secretary;  'iliO.K.IiKV  W.11.  I; O. O. F.  SNbwsilOlU.ODCK N0.4  Mrets every Monday Kvetihig at  Hardy   lull  VinltiinrJ��rrtlierii cordially Invited.  A. S. Witliniiison. N.fi.  (iKO K. Mkad. Kre.Kec'y.  Win. htlahKy, 1'er. I'iu, Secy  ���PHOKNIX AkKI  . NO. IM.  ilcethi((�� 011 Vridsy  ��t S3��l>.III., Miner,'  Uni-m Mall.  VisltiiiK   bretlireu  cordially Invited.  DAN I)OCKh'n<AI>KR. I'rcs.   M. II ROY. S��y  Hoipltil Dooatioas  L>t of Pollutions received hmich Jul,,  lut, 1905,. to the Phoenix (l'eiieral Hospital :  Cash J10   Ca-hfis   Cash tS   Book Cane   Bed Linen,�� dor ..  Cash $50..   K.IIoirell  - J. il, Macnulity   A. V.Berrir   A. K. H. Ularle   liui-j'lt*! Ladies' Aid  "   T. Hank  Cash $10 Ja< McCrcutli  Cash $:5 Crnadiaii Kaiui Drill Co.  Sprinic Cot A. B   Hooil  -Maple Syrup /. 1-rirnd  Latest Mlulnf   Stock Quolatious.  A pencil mark here ��JF  ic a reminder that voursuli-  vcription ti> tiiia pnpi r^ is  now past due, and the publisher will appirciate your  prompt attention.      gjF  PEOPLE ARE dtJESSINO.  Why the city fathers rjo not take up  the new city hall project. \.  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  Court of Reivsion.  NOTICK. , I.  NOTICK 1.4 IIHIFBY GIVKV that the first!  annual sitting of the Court oIKcvislon tor tilt  purpose or hearing all complaints against l,lt  aise-siueiit for Ihe year 1905 ns made hy the Assessor of the Ci.y ofl'liotnlx II C , will be held  in. the City Office, Phoenix, fi: C , hi Tliur��l��y,  the ��iidday,yr June A.D 1905.111 a p.m. o'. lock.  U. J. MATHKSON,       '  City .lerk  City rtfl.ee, Pli lenix.ll.C.,  May 131I1 1905.  1-iKKIJ  Ainerlcaiilloy  aU  Hen Hur  aj^  Black Tail  _ j  B. C. Copper |7 50  . Canadian Gold Fields  1^  , Cariboo, Camp McK (cl-div.)_  3  1 Center Star  aj  Crow's Nest 1'ass Coal   Denoro Mines :   Fairvieiv  3  Fisher Maiden  3  (riant  _. a  Granby Consolidated-  $5 00  International Coal  aj  Juno  s  \forniug: Glory   1  Mountain I.ton  8  M out rent & Bo.ton Ji 50  North Star, (1{ K.)  a  Payne  A\i  Quilp_  11  Rambler-Cariboo    17  San Poil  iyt  Sullivan , 9  St Kugeue ,  50  Tom Thumi  :  War Kngle Consolidated  u  Waterloo (Ass Paid)  i��  White Bear ���... M  3  2  I  *5S��  aj  4  '     554  Ji 00  1  3  8  l<  'X  ���  7  AS  I  10  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pun. Co.,   -   Phoenix, B.C  Oregon  Shorj line  and Union Pacific  Announce Rote lo Portland Fair  From Spokane, $14.95 round trip;  good 30 days. Party of ten or more  011 one ticket, $r 1.20, limit 10 days.  Tickets 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. Full particti ars at  "    O.  R. & N. OFMC1-,  430   KIVKKSIDK   AVE.,   '  SPOKANE,   WASH.  Remerofcer  we've ihe short Line  Tickets on snle at all S. F fc N. Stations.  For further Information as to lates, time  train*. c(iiii|iinrnt, etc., address  OHO. J. MOIII.KK.General Agent,  Riverside AvcSSpokine, Wash  J. R MACADLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  j��j*j*        PHOENIX, B G.  NOTICE.  WANTED -.MEN AND AVO.MICM WITH  common-school i-iluoiillon. liiut mc tin d ol  \vorkini; for small wuuet.. to qualify un sulurlcd  od writers or *ho\v-cnrd- wriierK liinnikrh our  instruuion by mail " I'ikch low; terms ias>: nc  books to buy. Send for circular, rf sitlnsr wlicri  vou saw Ibis ud nnd .vl.ich ixjsltii-'i you wnnt.  iNTKHNATlONAt    CobHL'SPuN'.'.UXCl!    liOilOULS  .-"crc'iloii. V;.  .  Phoenix: Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE IIOO I'S AND S1IOKS  MADE TO ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  A XI) PkOS  PKCTOKS'SHOES   A   SPECIALTY.  Shoii   011    Dominion Avenue.  Average Prices ol Copper.   '-  ���New York���  Electrolytic. I.ake  Month.  11)04   1905 MM  Iu the matter: of the   "I.a��d Registry Act," ami   '""nary... .12 410 15 05 l!i.6">3  In the matter ofthe title to Lot lo, Block   17..   Fuhruary. .. 12.003  15.010 12 245  Map 60, Old Ironsides Addition to the City of -March            12 2!)S  irV2fW I5�� ''nil  I'hoenix.ln the Frov( ,ce of llrltishi'olimibia. I '!'" ;,'    ' ' " ,.7(,.>o li'mo i�� 7<>,  WHHRHAStliecertificnteort-tleorjolinJl.lrx.   _<M"  ��� ������ ���    J^.W^'14 1)18 13.120  ander Murray, beina certificate oftitle numbered  4478a to theubo\c hereditaments, lias been lost or  destroyed and application has been inailo to me  for a duplicate thereof;  .NOTICK IS HKs EKY G1VKN that a duplicate  ccrlificnte 01 title to the above hereditaments will  Ik isiued at the expiration of one month fiom  d��te hereof unless in the meantime valid objection to the couirurv it made t ��� me I" writing.  ���    ' W    H. KI)M0NI)S,  District Keiiistrur of Titles.  Land Registry  Office,   Kamloops, II   C, April  18, IvOJ  Jliiv ...   .   . 12.758  June 12.20!)  July 12 270  August 12.o42  SenttMii he r.. 12.41)4  October .-. .121)04  NovuiiiIiit .. 14.283  Di'ct'inlier ..U.tibO  13 000  12.1101)  12 500  12 4(18  12.020  ���18.117-  14.455  14.8150  1!M)5  15.180  I5.I3S  15 360  15.0-10  Year 12.820  Beware of Olatraenls lor Catarrh (bat Cod-  talo Mercury,  a mercury will surely destroy the sense ol iiiic.'!  nnd completely derange the whole system wjjeii  entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such  articles should I'ever be mud except on pr scrip-  tious from reputable plnslciuns, as tlie damage  they will do Is ten fold to the koo.1 you can poK-  sibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure,  manufactured by V. J. Cheney & Co Toledo, O'.  lontnins no mercury, and is taken internally .acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfac.s  I of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure 1 e  sure you get the genuine, It Is taken internally  and made in Toledo, Ohio, by P. J. Cheney & Co.    I Testimonials free  run' -I    Sold by druggists,   Price 7jc per bottle.  Arguments ot the .Province are in_    rMke Hairs Family p.iis for constipation.  Why the knockers do not quit business and turn boosters.  Why Phoenix is not more widely  advertised as a summer resort.  Why so little attention is paid to the  postal service in the Boundary by the  Ottawa authorities.  Why Rojy did not go home when, he  had a chance, instead of running into  certain defeat by Togo,  Why the C.P.R. uses Shay 'engines  for heavy ore traffic when the Great  Northern will not have them.  Why the Great Northern does not  repair the School street bridge, which  it built, and which is in danger of falling down, even with its 14x14 timbers.  Is  And Boundary -'-Miningjournal.-  published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  V  IS  In five >ears more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined   and  siiieked here, with a valuation of over #12,500,000.    And  the industry  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoeuix���not one or five  miles discant, but in front of, behind ami beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the mines and smelters of the Boundary.  payabl  The  Pioneer is worth  to the  $10 per year���but  it costs only $z,  if the  coin comes'with, the order.    Make all orders  W.B. WSLieox, Manager.  &  .j*  Phoenix, British Columbia  flMIWIflMIIIUILM'JH^.U.��Hal1MaMlf^^^^yyfftfL||BH|  ESS  IJ?SBgMlgi��fMtW��nVi,KmW[piTWMtM^I��]Illg.T|mW|  4  mwrowiiwtBW^^  ��� ,^^^i>?s^j^rr;^t;i-7^|ii^n ^  J   T">TTt~>ri rm tyv ���&,-, jf   m    v m  fl|l\'        1.  S'O 'f  \   t  li  \  J/rr^Z^TH^h^^-r^f^^^^ ^^^^1 ^f *mr  f TSISffiJ ?iS'^i.aTK-m?^^ii^?.W:K)��,V.P.ftVM^^^^ isffl I  1  I  ti  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  - .Then I n !l i. ."  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which vfiv<'M Pi-if-ei Work in II csliorlest  time Willi the ��ifal<'Ht ciipe cf   pdrutiun.  Write for Catulcir.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phoenix, B. C.  Mfiii)  CAPITAL AND SURPLUS OVER  Four Million Dollars  Great strength, long experience an 1 thorough equipment enable this Bank to offer prompt and efficient service in every branch of the Banking Business,  3 per cent interest on Savings Accounts,  Eastern TownsKips  Bank  ���������������������'"' Kftal.liil'.ed 18fif>.  Gait Coal  delivered, to" any part of  the city.  Hay, Grain,  Oats,- Wheat, Fkkd.ktc  I^arge stock.  tSP  Good Dfy Wood.        <��  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Phoenix, B. C.  Tlie new Million of the COPPEK HANDBOOK lists and describes 3,311 ��op-  |��r niiiit'n ami copper iiiinini; coiiiiPiiiiifH, in all parts of the. world, covering Hit  tlnbi>, lliefie descriptions rancinp (nin two lines to 12 paces in length, according to  iiiipiirlaiice of llie niiiice. The descriptions are nut padded, but give facts in the  moatfomleiisuil iiml in t-ait-able form.  - There ait) ala'��tii*teen miscellaneous chapters, devoted to the History, Uses,  Ti'rniiiiolOf��v, Geography, ticolotty, Chemistry, Mineralbpy, Metallurgy, Finances  niiil Statist i'esMif l "upper, rendering the volume a verita-bleencycloiiedia of the subject of Copper unit every thing pertaining to the inotnl.  It Is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  Kvery Miner, PmRpector, Inwstor, Dunkei, and broker needs the b><>k. Price  is}5in Buckram binding with gilt top, or $7.50 in full ; library morrureo, and the  hook, in either bindini:, will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, toanv-ii'ildnsMi in  Ihe world, to be paid for if found satisfactory, or may returned within a ueekoi re-  feipt and the charge cancelled.    Address the Authoraml Publisher,  HORACE I. STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block, Houghton. Mich., U. S. A.  CHICAGO MEN  BOND THE PRESTON  Nine Men  at Once  Set  to  Work on Property.  Colonel L. T. Uickason, a prominent capitalist of Chicago, largely.in-!  terested in the coal business in that  section, K. Kurd'Johnson and William  Bailey, also of Chicago, were visitors  at,Greenwood during ihe latter part ol  last week, says the Greenwood 'Times.  Mr. Ilailet had been here before, but  it was , the fir^t visit of llie other two  gentlemen.  While here the parly purchased the  Preston, adjoiY-inj; the,, well i.nown  Crescent mine. T'mm the Crescent  some of the richest ore yet found-'in  the.camp has been taken, assays ranging from $143 to $808 per ton 111 gold  and silver. The details, of the'deal are  Withheld, but it is understood the price  paid was a sti' stantial one, the previous owners retaining an interest.  It is the intention of the new own  ers to organize a stock company, but  limited to themselves and their associates, among whom are .Mr. Ferdinand W. Peck, Samuel K; Martin, and  other prominent Chicago capitalists.  ���  Development work has already been  begun under tlie-supervision of \V. H.  Jcffery, M. E., a force of nine men  having been started at work immediately negotiations were concluded  and the title to the-property acquired.  The outlook for the Preston is very  bright and it'should soon become a  valuable addition to the producers ol  high-grade ore and aid to swell the 1 st  of constantly growing dividend-paying  mines in Greenwood.   - .  THE OBSERVATORY  TllIKOS'TitltKD OF   AT  " HOWE *W> KlMWUKBK  MONTREAL HOUSEWIFE  CAN  NOW   PERFORM  HER USUAL DUTIES-  THANKS TO PE-RU-NA.  The Illinois Central  Maintains unexcelled service from  the west to the east and south, making  close connections' with trams> of all  transcontinental lines. Passengers are  given their choice of routes to Chicago, Louisville, Memphis a; d New Orleans, and through these points to the  far east.  Prospective travellers desiring information as to the lowest rates and best  routes are invited to correspond with  the following lepresentatives: B. H.  Trumbull, Commercial Agent, 142  Third St., Portland Ore.; J. C. Lind-  sley, Trav. Passenger Agent, ^, = 142  Third St., Portland, On.; PaulB.  Thompson, Passenger Agent, Coleman  Building, Seattle, Wash.  ���������  j'SS&rf Stage Line  Leave Phoenix    -    9.00 a. m.]  Leave Greenwood     1.30 p. m  J  - Standard Time  ���    Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor,  - *  .1  A Lesion la Mining.  A lode is a ntreak, at sure as you're born ;  A dip is a pitch of the same;  .V bin bunch of rock, that spoils the pay  shoot,  Is called a horse in the vein.  A hanging wall's tbe top, you know,  Or roof, of leads in place,  Tbe foot wall's just the floor of them,  Or the botloni, bed or lipae.  An incline shaft is one that's sunk  Down on tbe lead's own pitch.  A >imight one just don't- seem to care  'Bout strikin' ore that's rich.  A crosscut inns to tnp the vein  ���From a point that's picked as best.  A tunnel's about tbe same old thing,  So we'll let that subject rest.  A drift ia a tunnel that follows a lead,  Not down, but in on a level.  A slope's a hole where, ore was mined ;  Now, don't that beat,the. devil?  A winze is a port of shaft, you see,  That starts from a level below,  And why thev picked that name for it  Is more, inv friend, than 1 know.  A raise is made to connect two levels  Or to strike the shoot overhead ;  Ami Ihe (ace of a drift is the end of thr  thiup; ,     .,  And so, we'll say, enough said.  ������Mines and Minerals.  An Unprecedented  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  2.50  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto   ^^��� ���  Globe (daily) both for One JJ^J  .'ytar'.   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year  -  "���  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  ye*r Cffl^ffO -'  Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, botn  for one year .-���������  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year        Subscriptions received to all Magiaii.es and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  5end all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C  Her Skin Was Yellow.  'I had only to try   Dr.   Hamilton's  Pills to appreciate their merit" writes  Miss Annie S. Bryce, of Woodstock.  "My system was out of order. My  blood was weak and thin. I had a  nasty, murky complexion. My skin  was hard and dry. The iirst box of  Dr. Hamilton's 1'ills made a complete  change. I felt better at once. Healthy  color came irtto my face. In about  three weeks I was cured." Dr. Hamilton's I'ills effect an easy cure. Try  these good pills, 25c. per box, or five  boxes for $1.00, at all dealers.  Competition in Railways.  llritish Columbia is evidently ' going  to have competition in railway build  ing even il she does not have competition in transportation after the railways  are built. We shall accept the first  movement with' thankfulness and hope  for the'best respecting the second. In  any event wc shall have competition in  seivice in addition to a guarantee  against exorbitant charges with the  presence of two corporations within a  coveted field.���Victoria Times.  "It seems to me," said a- resident of  Phoenix the other djy, "that the pro -  pec'ts fur this town are brighter than  they have ever been'efore." Arid the  speaker has lived here fouror f ye _ eft's  and is an active business man.  U hen one sto|K to think of it, there  is force in'.the idea, too. Inside oi  another month the Granby Co., with  its' two new giant furnaces at the  smelter-���making eight ,''in all���will  need say 35 percent, more ore than is  now sent out from the. company's  mines daily, or about 600 or 700 '��� oils-  more each 24 . hours. That alone  means a goodly increase in the mei  needed to take out that ore. And 01  top of that there is ���.���._��� probability; at  least, of a ninth furnance being added  to the smelter bittery this year.  .-''' .�������������� '  Besides this, there are the Montreal  & Uoston mines. As one man put it,  those interested in the company are  now in too deep to close the proper-  tics for any length of time, and the  statement that the tonnage will be increased when they do start tip, or  shortly thereafter,, is' most reasonable.  With $25^,060 iu the treasury for development and improvem'ents, as an  pounced, the company will employ  more men than ever before, and this  means that most of them will he employed right here in'I'hoenix. So, the  outlook is most promising.  ' ���*.' ���������'..  For the last seven or eight years the  Cranbrook Herald, published by F. E.  Simpson, has been .the only paper  issued in that lively town in East Kootenay. For the.same time, or rather a  little longer, A. B. Grace i-has been  publishing the Prospector at Fort  Steele. Mr. Giace has hung on then  as long as he could, but evidently tin  grass is growing too short so far from  the railway, and he is starting up in  Cranbrook. Thus Cranbrook will  have two of the best boosters in the  newspaper business in British Columbia, and there will be two "old men"  to sing its praises to the outside world.  "Beautiful Cranbrook" will become  better known'' than ever, and tl)at is  not saying a little.  .-'�������� , .  .  Some unknown writer- has relieved  himself in this energetic advice to the  chronic kicker :  "There is no excuse for a man to  live in a town if he does not like it  If you have no word of commendation  to say of your town, its institutions or  its people, emigrate. . You won't stop  the town clock by leaving, the church  bells will have the same musical ring,  the little dogs will play as briskly, the  fish in the creek will bite just as well,  and the pure air, bright sunshine and  sparkling water will have the same  health giving properties. Speak a good  word for your neighbor is you can; if  you can't, don't everlastingly enlarge  his faults. If you have becoiVie so  thoroughly sour and disgruntled, move  away; go where things suit you."  The author of the following prose  verses evidently understood his subject  thoroughly :  If you toot your little footer and  lay aside your horn, there's not a soul  in ten short days will know that you  were born. He who gathers pumpkins  is the man who plows all day, and the  man who keeps a humping is the man  who makes it pay. The man who advertises with those little jerks is the mai,  who blames the editor because it never  works. The man who nets the business has a long and steady pull and  keeps his local paper generally quite  lull. He plans his advertisement in a  thoughtful honest way, and keeps for  ever at it until he makes it pay. He  has faith in all the future, can withstand a bankrupt, shock and like a man  of Scripture has his business on a rock.  Josephine Lnplen, Hotel Dlen, Hon'  tre*l, Can., writes:  "Four months ago 1 commenced to  take your Peruna. I can tell you with  entire truth that I do four times as  much work this spring as I did before.  I have done waablngandhouse.clcanlng  without becoming much fatigued. I  have received great benefit through  your medicine and recommend it to  everyone.  "1 have not had ft cold or bronchitis  this winter. The constipation has  entirely disappeared, also tbe rheumatic  .pains." .'.'., ' '  One such case as that of Josephine  Luplen ought to be all the evidence any  one needs to be convinced of the priceless benefit of Peruna.' ,  This lady was changed from an invalid  into a busy housewife. She asserts that  through Peruna she is able to do four-  times as much work as before, that she:  does not take colds anymore, and that:  the rheumatic pains and constipation  Which had troubled her have disappeared.       -.!.  Any medicine that brings about thew  changes needs no further recommend.  ALL MriD THINGS  must win upon tlicir|  merits. The International!  Dictionary has won a|  I greater distinction uponf  ��its merits and is in morej  general use than any other  I work of its kind in the  English language.  -fl    A. H. Sayce, LL.IK, D.D., ot Oxford  Cnlvenliy. England, has recently raid  lot It: It is indeed a marvelous work; It is  difficult to conceive of a dictionary more  S exhaustive and complete. Everythini; ia  ia It���not'only what we might expect tn  find in such a work, but also what few of  us would ever have thought of looking  for.';';  A supplement to the new edition has  brought it fully up to date. I have been  lookl.ig through tho latter with a feeling  of nstcntahment at its completeness, and  the amount of labor that h���� lieen put  into it,  FREE ���"A Test In Pronunciation," in-  ftructlre and entertaining  for the whole family.  Also  illustrated pamphlet.  G.ScC MERRIAMCO.,  PUBLISHER!).  Cprinqfielo, Mass.  . In The Supreme Court of British Columbia.  IN   THI?    JIATTKt <f the Ecstatic   of Join;  KuudquUit, deceased.'i     , i" ' o  NOTICK IS IIEKKIIY GIVES' lliaton the 17U1  clay of May. 1905 'it was ordered by. M-. Ju.sl'ice  Martin that AC. Sutton lie adm nslraloi of all  audstiigular the esttrte of John Ruiidqum'., 'ate of  rltneinx, B.C., recrased intestate.'���  -. Kvery person indebted' to the deccnMcd ivte-  qnlied to make payment fortlnviihto tile under  signed and tvery person having In pos-e.sion  Vff its belonging to the decea^.d is rt'quired  forthwith to notify the undersigiKd. Every  creditor or other person havinu; any cla-'ni upon  or interest in the distr.buti n of the estate ofthe  *aid deceased is required before the 26th day of  Tui'ie. r^JS.tosei d bv registered lettfi addressed  to the undersigned his tiameoud address and full  particulars of his claim or interest and a statement ofhisaccountaud the nature of the security  (if any) held by him.  ' After the said 36th day of June the, administrate r will proieed with the distribution of the estate, having regard to thoseclaims only of which  he shall thfii have had liot'C-.  Dated at Grand Korks, B.C., the 19th Vay, '905  -.".'' "'���'��� .    A'i Cv'SUTTON,'  Official Adminstrator, Grand Forks, II C.  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The  Continent  I'tirbugh Salt Lake City, lilenwood'Springs, Leatlville, Pueblo,  Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Daylight Wdc Through Nature's Art Gallery  Passing Castle Gate, Canon, of The Grand, Tennessee Pass,  ..Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge. ���  ^ pqst Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver ^  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEIC NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  MINERAL ACT.  ���  Certificate of Improvements.  '���* :;, ,:noticE. ���-.  ���'Surliiighaiii Fractional" Mineral Claim, ���iluatc  111 the Greenwood Mining Division of Vale  District.  Whtrelocated: In "LoUie rV camp, on Copper Creek. ,;       * ''.."��� ���  TAKE NOTICE that I; Isaac U. Hallett, as  agent for William Farney, Free Minei'sCertificate  >o.H8o43-j,Gcor��e\V Rumberger. Free Miner's  Certificate No: B��o533, James .VarshaM, Free  Miier's ''ertificate No. - i'Scsjl. Alrxrnder  Strechan. Free Miner's Certificate No ��s73��.'��nd  James B Macaulay, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B805C9; intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the U ining Recorded for a Certificate  of Improvements, for. tlie purpose ol obtaiiunga  Crown Grant on the above claim.    ,,  Andfurthertakenoticelhatactiou, under sec- .  U01137, must h-crmmencrd bffor* the issuance  ofsuch Certificate of Impr*vements    Dated this 19th day of August, A.l). 19 '4.  7-13 I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  CKRTIPICATE OF IMFROVKMBNTS  NOTICE.  Summit, M��ylio\vc;ll>pewvll,i all-am Fraf'  iloiml,Culxitl-rHc.iliiuHl ai.d Mayliower Fractional Mineral clainn, 'situate In the Green-  wi od viii'UK Division of Yale District.  Where li rated���tn Siiihuiit camp  Talc N'olhe that I, InnacH. Hallett, as n^ent  for Dougalil Mclnnis,Free Miner's Ceitilieale  No. B71.WI; George W. Itumberiter, Free  Miner's Certificate No K.sa'>:��; nnd 'Ihomns  lloilerick, Free Miper's Certltl(>ate No 118WUI,  intend, sixty dRj's lrom the dale heie"f to apply to the Mining Ilecorder for certificates ol  Improvements, for ibe purpose of obtaining  ���row 11 G. ants for the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be Commenced br fore the issuance ol such Cei tificstel of Improvements.  Dated tbls29th dayof September, A. O. 1904.  -A- I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  0. NOTICE. ;    :.;���.���  Pilot mineral claim situate iu thcGreetiwood  miuingdivisiou of Yale district.  Where located���in Providence camp.  Take notice that I, Isaac II. Hallett, as agent  for Thomas Roderick, Free Minei's Certificate  No, B80401. and James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B80429, intend, sixty days from  the note hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for & Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crou-n Grant of the above  claim.   ... ,;  And furthertake notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 25th day of January, A. D. 1905.-  I.K. HALLETT.  Spokane Falls  &  Northern Ry��  Tbe only all rail route between points  east, west and south 10 Kocsland, Nelson. Grand Forks and Kepublic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and  Xelson.  EFFECTIVE MARCH 5. I9��5-  Leave. .Arrive  10:00a.m ; .........Phoenix 3:30 p.m.  9 45 a.m Spokane ...670 p. m.  .1:05a. m..'. Rossland.. ;....<:55 p.m.  9:10a. ill  Nelson 6.3s p. m.  it:ooa. m Grand Forks... 3:50p.m.  7:00a.iu....... Republic 6:30p. m  Save TlfflC all the time  aaaaaaamwamaassmsaai^aamaaaaaaaaaasaaaawaam  BY CSING  For Detailed Information, address  \V. C.McBRIDE, General Agent. 124Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  THE 0. R. & N. CO.  Announce Rale to Portland Fair.  From Spokane, M-LOBround trip; good  ���lOdnvs. Partv of ten or more on one  'ticket. $11.20, limit 10 days. TiVke'J 0"  side Mnv 211 to October 15 In addition  occasional daylight couch excursions wil  be run at. loss than one fare for round  trip. Full pnrlicularH at O. K. �� in.  office, 430 Riverside ave.  RKMEMBER    WE    HAVK     IHE  SHORT LINK.  Sued by His Doctor.  "A doctor here has sued me for  $12.50 which 1 claimed was excessive  for a case of cholera morbus," says R.  White, of Coachella, Cal. "At the  trial he praised his medical skill and  medicine. I asked him if it was not  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy he used, as I had  Rood reason to believe it was, and he  would not say under oath that it was  not."   No doctor could  use a  better';yOU need more vitality,   extra  energy,  Water la Your Blood ?  Lots of people have thin watery  blood���they eat plenty but don't digest. When digestion is poor, food  isn't converted into nourishment���in  consequence the body rapidly loses  strength. To positively renew health,  nothing equals Ferrozone. It. excites  sharp appetite,���makes the stomach  digest, forms life sustaining blood.  Abundant strength is sure to follow. If.  remedy than this in a case of cholera  morbus', it never fails. Sold by all  druggists.  WILL DO IT WELL.  better nerves, then use Ferrozone, the  medical triumph of the age. Fifty  cents buys a box of fifty chocolate  coated Ferrozone tablets.  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Buffet  Library Cars, Modern day Coaches, Dining Cars, Meals a La Carte.  Best Meals on Wheels.  F.W.  Complete 1 oiiserurnishings.  The other day a procrastinator said:  '���I'll do some advertising next month  If I live." He died. Another said:  "I'll see about it tomorrow." He's  blind. Still another said: ."I'll advertise or go to the devil."    He's gone.  Me  Apropos of the new fence recently  built around the city cemetery, we are  reminded of the man who was once  asked to contribute to a fund, in a  countty town back cast, for building  an enclosure around God's acre. He  replied: ''What do we need a fence  around the cemetery for ? Those inside cannot get out, while it is equally  certain that those on the outside are  not anxious to gain admittance."  Farmars, Mechanics, Sportsman!  To heal and soften the sVin and remove grease  oil and ru��t atniui, paint and and e��rth, etc., u*e  I the   "Mailer   Meduuic'o" Tar Soap.    Albert  1 ToUet 8o��o Co. Mfr��  Department of Education Guarantees Good  School Exhibit at Fair.  In reply to a request of the management of the Dominion fair to have the  superintendent of education take  charge of a school exhibit which it is  proposed to hau: at the t-reat National  Exposition which opens at New Westminster on sept 27th, Mr. Alexander  Robinson, superintendent of education,  announces the appointment of Supt.  Eaton of Victoria, to be assisted by a  committee of all the school superintendents in the province.  Mr. Robinson writes: "The department is anxious to make the educational exhibit one of the most attractive  features of the fair, and in order to do  this a space at least 50x100 feet should  be available. If the management can  see its way clear to this the department will guarantee to make the educational exhibit one of the very best  at the Dominion fair."  Manager Keary says the required  space will be allotted and that tlie  prizes will be made satisfactory to the  department of education.  Thrown From a Wagon.  Mr. George R. Nabcock was thrown  from his wagon and severely bruised.  He applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm  freely and says it is the best liniment  he ever used. Mr. liabcock is a well  known citizen of North Plain, Conn.  There is nothing equal to Pain Balm  for sprains and buises. It will effect a  cure in one-tiiird the time required by  any other treatment. For sale by all  druggists.  Old Mines Returning.  One of the encouraging features of  the mining situation is the resumption  of operations on the properties of the  camp which have been idle and the  prospect of others soon being taken in  hand, says the Rossland Miner. Leases  have been taken on the R. E. Lee and  the Lily May, old properties of the  camp, and forces of men are actively  engaged in working them. The Golden  Rule, a promising property, is being  operated by its owners, and like action  is being taken with the Cascade Bonanza group, from which considerable  ore was shipped a few years since,  under a former management. The  shareholders of the Novelty Mining  Company are to have a meeting on  June 5th and it is very probable that  at this meeting ways and means for resuming work on the property of the  company will be devised. The company is out of debt, has a property  which has a splendid showing on the  surface, and the conditions arc all  favorable for a resumption of operations. John C. Eden and associates  recently visited the Cariboo, and it is  probable that he and his associates will  soon restart work on this property, on  which some work was done last year.  2 Fast Trains  Daily 2  ���^ EAST AND WEST.  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or address  any agent of the S. F. & N. Railway or  H. A. Jackson, H. Brandt,  G.F. &P.A., C. P. &T. A.,  Spokane,        701 W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane, Wn.  M. M. Stephens, Local Agent.  Fboenix, B. C.  If You're Interested  - IN  THE -  Mines of the  Boundary  Vou should read the  Phoenix  Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  Replete with the Latest  and   Freshest  News of Boundary's  Mines  and Smelters.  $2.00 per year.  $1.25 six months.  address:  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  PHOENIX B. C.  No Competition.  The uniform success of Chainber-  liin's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy in the relief and cure of bowel  complaints both in children and adults  lias brought it into almost universal  use, so that it is practically without a  rival, and as everyone who has used it  knows, is without an equal. For sale  by all druggists.  PISS:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.       The uuist pt-i ft ctv appointed II' n lh  nnd rienaure Kesort in the West, willi a coin,  pletcsvstelil of Kntlls���inclinling Turkish mil  Ittissiii'n. Open the year ioimhI. The L-urntive  properties of 'ts w.-Ui-rs art- iiiiei|iinlcil  I'or Curing :t'l Rheumatic. Nrrvoui  culnr Troubles.  Vor IleilliliK all   Kiilllev,   I.iver  ami   Stomach  nilments.  Vor Humiliating alt Mcta!licI'ois.i!is   fiom  thr  Systejn  The  Rrniiiletir   ol   the  sccueiy   is   iiiirivnll>-cl  .Mountains. tlH>��- |.fnks, forests. 1,-ik   s  boating, yaclitiiiu. fishliiK- slioi-lui,     t  tenuis.     Its wiutei  climate   is  iiiisim;  calHu-n*  ami Mils.  ������!���������'i- ���'.?���-!$*S^��  . ���;-;.'f.*.:iS,'fiS��a  ,'::-tM|iP  v '.���;-;::i:,?5%;i,li  ma  ��ill  n  I  ���%m  K  I  5"!  Sr.  1  ."fSl  I  '.���MM THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  M  wkl  Rat  j|j Geod Soap Is a Good Thing, Poor Soap Is Worse  �� TKan Poor/It Is Injurious.  We have a very fine line of good soaps, all made from pure vegetable  oils and glycerine and containing the smallest  possible  portion  of  alkali, perfumed and not.perfumed.  Quality High. PtkeL(m.  PHONE  44.  Thomas Drug Gq.) Ltd.  Leading Hotel of Boundary's leading  :   Mining Camp       '  Hotel Balmoral  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Comer Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, II. C.  1. A. McMASTER  V^ Proprietor.  "Tbe Hottest Coon in Dixie."  What is claimed to be the best high-  class colored attraction that has visited  the west is "The Hottest Coon in  Dixie," the latest musical comed>  which will be seen at the Miners'  Union hall, Wednesday, June 14.  This organization is said to be the  best of any colored organization on  the road. Th<; company includes in  its personnel many of the foremost  colored singers, comedians and specialty artists of that race, names that have  been prominently identified with all  the big "coon" shows in. the east for  the past five years. The famous original "Clorindy" chorus of colored  male and female singers, that for sixteen weeks was the rage at the Casino  roof, garden in New York City, is a  feature of the performance. The costuming is rich and tasteful, and the  girls pretty. The attraction, all in all,  will be found the most enjoyable thing  of the season.  Dozens of  Phoenicians  'are'', delighted with ihe.  Spring and Summer suits  which they ordered in this  shop  If you want the old folks back east  to know all about the Boundary, send  them the Phoenix Pioneer for a year  at a cost of only $a.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS OF  LOCAL AND GENERAL  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  The old reliable, Boyle, the druggist.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  Prescriptions our specialty, Boyle,  the druggist.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel June 9 to 12.  Mayor Rumberger visited Grand  Forks last Wednesday.  The Mullin brothers' hotel building  has been getting up in the world this  .week.  Deeds, Mortgages and Bills of Sale  made out and recorded. Ed. H.  Mortimer, Notary Public  Foand.  Found between postoffice and Great  Northern depot, a watch. Owner can  secure it by proving same and paying  for this notice.  Pioneir Pun. Co.  It is Not too Late  for VOU to place an order for one made ol the  choicest imported Irish,  English or Scotch goods.  . We know you will be  pleased with the first-class  finish and fit which are  guaranteed here.  We can suit you with a fit or  fit you with a suit that you  will be proud" oi.  Large range of the Latest  Stylesin HATS and CAPS  from 50 cents to $5 each. ���  Call and examine.  R. HORRELL  "Bob" the Tailor.  Knoii Him. Avk. : Phoenix, 13. C.  ���������������^������^  New   !  cries i  t  Special attention is called toour  new line of Phoenix ' Tablets,  in note and letter size, with several views of the Phoenix mines.  We also have an immense variety of Souvenir Postal Cards,  with Phoenix and other views.  See our new stock ot wiiting  papers, recently received. All  the latest novelties.  lM  . Blake Wilson, who is "it'.' with P.  Burns & Co. in the Kootenays, was in  Phoenix early this week.  It is the intention of the Boundary,  Iron Works at Grand Fork-s, to spend  some $12,000 in improvements.  Noble Binns, of the.firm of Clark &  Binns, of Trail and Phoenix, spent  several days in camp this week.  Have you a shipment that wants  clearing through the customs? IfsOj  get Mortimer.the bioker.to attend to it.  Wedding invitations and ��� announcements promptly executed in the latent  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Alderman Roderick started Saturday on a trip to visit his Similkameen  mining properties not far lrom Hedley.  Police Commissioner and- Fence  Viewer Alex. McDonald returned  Monday from a week's trip to Nelson.  Mrs. Andrew Hackett, after spending several days visiting her daughter,  Mrs. McMillan, relumed lo Spokane  Monday.  E. V. Dynes, of Greenwood, will  preach tomorrow evening in the Meth  odist church, there being no service in  the morning.  Phoenix Socialist League meets  Tuesdays, 7.30 p.m., Miners' Hal!.  Readings from Socialist authors given.  Discussion invited.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  chinch are preparing lo give a farce  entitled, "The Sweet Family," about  the middle of June.  J. E. XV. Thompson started for Oxbow, N.W.T., last Saturday, and made  no secret of his intending not to return  alone about the end of next week. ;  A. D. McKenzie, proprietor of the  Reco laundry, started Wednesday for  his new ranch near Keremeos, whe-e  he intends to spend several days. ..' . ���  The Great Northern ballasting gang  now have the Phoenix extension finished as far as Spencer. Supt. Morgan  was here Wednesday in his private car.  Lind-ay Crossen was elected by  acclamation Monday as alderman of  Grand Forks in the centre ward, to fill  a vacancy that had e\isted for some  weeks.  An operation for lppendicitis was  performed on J. W. Nelson, one ofthe  pioneers of Greenwood and owner of  the Pioneer hotel in that city, late last  week.  Phoenix Miners' Union, No. 8, is  preparing to give a dance for the benefit of William Howard, at the hall n(  the union on Monday evening, June  1 alb.  Chicken thieves have been doing  business around town lately, the Mcintosh and Bra/el henneries being  somewhat short of llie usual quota ol  biri|ls, as a result.  Alderman Bunting, oi Greenwood.  who is a contractor also when, 1101  weighted down by municipal duties.  has been busy lierr this week installing  the howling alley for Robert H. Kara  tofsky. Mr. Bunting is -dso this week  finishing up the 30-foot dipping tank  Bovle is the druggist.  No meeting of the city council was  held this week;  Any of the local mining shares for  sale.    E. H. Mortimer.  .  Quality first, price next; Boyle, the  druggist.  Wanted al the Pioneer office, clean  cotton rags. Bring them along and  get your money.  Descriptions and prices of Mason  & Risch pianos can be had from  Mortimer, the agent.  Mrs. J. L. Martin spent this week  in Spokane, where her son graduated  from the high school.  Closing out Millinery, regardless of  cost. Miss McDonald, at F. XV.  Hart's store,' Hardy block., - ,-  E. L. Vaughan, one of the electri  cians at the Cascade substation here,  left yesterday for a week's visit with  relatives at Victoria.  Dr. Mathison is-extending his annual visit to the Similkameen country,  and will not be in Phoenix during  June, hut will keep his usual July  dates, 10th to 14th.  James Sproat, formerly in charge of  the Cascade sub-station here, but who  has been taking a year in a medical  college at Toronto, returned to Phoenix this week.  Otto Grumbach, formerly a resident  here, who spent several months attending" the brewers' academy at Milwaukee last winter, was in the city a  few days this week, returning to Spo  kane Wednesday.  Rumors have been prevalent in the  Boundary that the O.R. & N. Co. had  purchased the Spokane and British  Columbia and Kettle Valley lines���  also known as the l'Hot Air." ' As yet  the rumor has not been confirmed.  NOTICE.  ��� Stationers,  I      Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  KNOB HILL AVE.  t  rThe BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory         Z_  .Clothing in Phoer.ix.  WHO SAYS SO?   Hundreds, of satisfied  customers.    If you don't  believe-=it-ccnie - ~  and examine goods.   "  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shfets, Shoes, Ties,etc.  ' just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old *'  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. I^S^1^;.  1  1  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Kent, City Tr.ipt.Tty for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines I ought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about    Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 2��.  **. Phoenix, B. C.  Sol'111 African War Land Gkant Act.  ' GRANTS ofland mode to Volunteers,their heirs  or assigns, under autltoiity of this Act, uresitb.  ieel to the condition that such lands shall have  been selected by the grantees on or Ik fore the  first day of July, 1905. Notice is, therefore, hereby given that applicatioi.s for such ands must be  filed at the Government Office by that date.  \ R.V. GRKUX;  ������      Chief Commissioncrof Ltuidsand Works  I.au is and Works Department, ,  Victoria, B.C.,36th May. 1903.  LICENSE MEETING NOTICE.  NOTICK 18HERKBYGIVKN t> al a.nieeting  ol the Board of License Commissioners for the  Boundary Creek District will be held at the Gov-  eminent Office, Grand Forks, H 0 , on Thursday,  June 15th, 1905, at the hour of 5 p in., to consider  the following applications:  J P. Black, Columbia. Hotel, Eholt.  1. McMaster, Union Hotel, Eholt.  G. Arthur Kendell, Northern Hotel, Kliolt     ,  Norman Luc.-, Summit Hotel, Kliolt.  M. W. Ludlow, Windsor Hotel, Oeiiero.  Lewis K. Salter, Spokane Hotel, M idwav.  C. A. Thomct,Oakland Hotel, Midway.  r-amiiel Crowell, Crowell Hotel, Midway.  I. M Crouse, Lancashire Hotel, Midway.  Sweet D- hi. Central Hotel, Midway.  Lewis Bi of,, Smelter Hotel. Boundary Falls  C A. Dempsie, Boundary Fnlls Hotel, I oundary  Falls.  Joseph Bassett.IIartfoid Junc't. Hotel, Hartford Junction.  D. J.DABRAtIGH,  Chief License Inspector.  Miners' Union Hall  OREGON  Shoreline  and union Pacific  Announce their first  Daylight    Coach     Excursion  Spokane to  Portland  and  Return  JUNE 19th  $10 Round Trip $J0  ���Limit Seven Days  Leave Spokane 7  land 9.45 a. m..  sleeping cars.  25 a.m., Arrive Port'  Tickets not good in  Low Settlers Rates  Westbound  From  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Maritime  Provinces,    Kew    England  United Stales Points.  To  Kootenay   and  Pacific Coast  Under New Management  Black's Hotel  R. V. ChishoJm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape     Clxiice stock of Irrigating  Special attention to dining roam.    Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  Dominion Avenue  '"Oik  Phocolx, I). C.  />  Send for your friends while  low rates are in effect. Prepared tickets delivered by  mail or telegmph without additional cost.  Ed. BlacR,  WATCHMAKER  TEWELER.  Take the  Daylight-Trip  Down the Columbia.  Wed. Juhe 14  It is generally understood around  the city that both police officers have  been asked to resign, it being the idea"  of the police commissioners to reduce  the v force to one man, but so far nothing official has been given out regarding the matter.     .,  ^ Hereafter the fare to Spokane over  the Great Northern will be $5.65, a  reduction of 45 cents over the old rate.  On the 1st of June theGreat Northern  made a slight reduction on its passenger rates in the'state of Washington,  with the above result.  J. F. Royer now has over 30 head  of horses in use on his Overland Flyer  stage line, between Phoenix and Hed  ley. Travel is reported to be good,  especially on the stretch from Oroville  to Hedley. The line is a great con.  venience to those going into or out of  the Similkameen country  About $200 has been spent on the  new baseball grounds, near the Great  Northern station, and the boys now  have the best place yet for the game in  Phoenix. Bleachers and a backstop  were erected this week, and an effori  is being made to have a game here with  the Greenwood club tomorrow.  Last Sunday Right Rev. Bishop Don  tenville was here with Father Bedard,  and confirmed the following at the  Catholic church: Mrs. Dan Rankin.  Constance Lowney, Mortimer Lowriey,  Walter McKelvy, William Dunbar ano  T. Archer. Special music was provided, high mass being sung here foi  ihe first time.    The church was filled;  Topics in the  Presbyterian church  tomorrow will be in the morning:'-Tin  Builders"; and  in   the evening: "The  Well  by the  Gate."    The choir wi  sing an anthem in the evening.     Tt  make the pulpit mor" peisonally help  ful, Ihtfre will be a question box in thi  Presbyterian church into which qties  tions of religious interest and praclica  duty may be dropped, whic.li the pastor  E. Willis presents  The Hottest Coon  in Dixie*  a gingling musical comedy  34 Colored Artists 34  Special Augmented  Orchestra.    New  and catchy  music,    (.omplete  scenic and    lighting  eirecl��.  Large chorus of pretty  V,   octoroons handsomely  costumed.  See Big Street Parade  Prices $1.00 and 75c.  Tickets on sale at Tom Browns.  Westbound Tourist Cars  Leave Montreal Sundays and  Thursdays.  Leave Toronto Tuesdays and  Saturdays.  Leave St.    aul daily.  Kor rates, folders, and tickets apply  to local agents or to  A. W. Halkv,  Agent,  Phoeuix, H.  E.J.COYLE,.  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver. B.(  J. S. Cak'ikk, I), p.  Nelson. H ��'.  A.  Repairing of all kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  Fine line of seasonable jevelry always on hand,  FIRST ST.. - - 'HORNIX, B.C.'  George Evans  PHOENIX.  Sign Writing on short notice.       :  Painter and  House  Decorator.  'B. c. ���  Estimates piomptly'furnished.  Just   received   direct   from �� '  Scotland a large shipment i.f i ���";  "Peter Dawson's Scotch"      |3  Solid leather 9 in. Mineis' or  Prospectors' Boots: made with  outside counters, waterproof  chrome grain leg, best veal kip,  V vamp and full bellows tongue  to the top; a broad toe last with  double sole and   slip,   Klondike  F.W. Hart  Complete 1 lousefurnishings.  HARDY BLOCK  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  at Midway for the Dominion authori-1 wiil answer on the next Sabbath  eve  ties. nin  Boundary Agi-mu fur -I'AI'.SI' i''KI.'-'HHA I'KD HKHj."  Wholesale Denier in Wines, [.'quor* nnd Cifcins.  Telephone urtleri. tect-'vr prompt lilu.-nlii.ii.  ^       Greknwood,H. C.        ***       JAMFS McCREATH, l'KOi'.  Corn kr. Howard and Main' Srs.  SPOSIANL  Phoenix People  anil Itritit-li  ('iiliiinl)inns  Ki'lM'rnlly will Mini il home iu S|h,I<iiih* �����  tlit* Uraii'l Ihitcil.' -Hi-ccnlly I'l-nmdi'llnl  ni'il ii'fnriiit-lieil. . L'nhYr il.'- niaiiiurt;-  mont of K. K, Phair, litlcof Hotel Phair,  'Nclcoii,. 15.0.  Al Hiiii-h Colmi'liiii pii|)eiH on fiY.  j Kiiiopciin pliin. IfitluH'SOriMiti* lo !|2.00  i per (lav.    Free Iiiih ineelH nil train?.  THE  TRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B  TOMKINS,. Manager.  The Win? Hotel of Ik lootap  Special Rates to ComnieicialMen.  '. ..GoodJSample Rooms.  unter Go., Lt  DOMINION AVENUE.  If.YOtf Want a nice nobby, and'up-to-date suit you. will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  lor summer. We sell the kind ihat wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find li'hriid to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men's Hats A large assortment, just in, of. those* new  spring blocks, in Black and Mnnvn, also a nice tange of  stiaw 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 Stilts A new lot of perfect fitting noifolks  and   three  piece suits, stvlish.  See our line of Ladies' w.iis.s, Ladies' Shins, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies'Shoe?, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys'.waists.  ^^^IMS>B^.^B:^BSB^BMllg^��^^^pl  !~*W, .*<  ��,  1���   '* <i  h.(KlMl\*fl  *<*  ��irr  ��n  ~>iw^Jmz^mzHi��?jf��  ",3SLT."  BMKKM^<^^^fe^^^HFM^WM^^

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