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 No milling camp '�� the Boundary  ,�� attracting  more   attention   than  gp HO EN IX*  11  o  If yon wish to ice. lit tin-- mining  <.��d ccneral news . f thi" c >'ap and  flic-    Bo��ifl.lar>,    ���n'.Krll.-    to   the  1'IIOF.SIX   P.OHKEK  During the year 190a 100,000 j- .  TONS OF ORE were shipped from (  the mints of .   :   :   :::::::[{  ^PHOENIX^ >  Pot the first five months of 1931  over 90,000 tons of ore wticuliipped,or  at the rate of 200.000 tons annually.  Aj ���''��3  -���; ll  1 "tt?  Is  w  ���if?  Devoted to the Interests of the JBoundary Mining District.  ..--���*  Vol. II.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA;, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1901.  No. 31.  ��� \aj\JwfLs&-y  LADIES'  DEPARTMENT.  SOME STIRRING OFFERS THIS WEEK  GIVE US A CALL.  We are showing a nice range of Uhdermuslins, Undershirts, Overshirts, Shirt Waists.  We have in our Wash Goods Department a new line  of Dress Muslins in Whites and Colors. In these lines we  have a big assortment.  Ladies' Kid Gloves, .Dress Trimmings, All Over Lace,  Embroidered Handkerchiefs, Summer Vests, Val Laces,  Belts, Etc.  We are offering this week Special Prices on Carpets  aud House Furnishings, White Quilts,' Sheets, Table  Covers aud Curtains.    Ic will pay you to give us a call.  I  ,1  City Council Talks of Spending $1,256.  Children's  Shoes .\*  sizes. We are  Shoes for Ladies,  no others.  Just Received, a  Shipment of the  Newest Shapes in  Children's Shoes  in Blacks, Kids  aud Tans, iu all  agents for the Celebrated Bell's  One Trial ��� and you will purchase  LIST INCLUDES TWO HOSE CARTS  litenl (0 be Prepared fey the Time tbe New  .   Water aid Ufbt Syatea If totalled and  Ready for Use.  FOR MEN'S FURNISHINGS  WE'RE IN THE LEAD.  Snappy Bargains, Gent's Handsome Stylish Hats,  Spicy Neckwear, Comfortable Underwear, the best pcssible  at the Lowest Prices. These are the conditions that you  will find in our store.  For the hot "weather comforts we have nice Summer  ' Suite aud Soft Bosom  Shirts in all colors, and Canvas  Shoes.     ��� ���'"'.',--'  *.'".tGive us a call,and be convinced.     Keep your body  cool and you'll not be troubled with a7hot head.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council all members were present.  Communications were read from Mc-  Arthur'& Monk in regard lo improving the street in front of the Moriison-  Anderson building, and the" I'lioenix  Trades and Labor Council,' acknowledging a communication from thechy  clerk. The letter from L. G. Warren,  managing director of .the Greenwood  Electric Co., which was presented to  tbe/atenayeffi at the mass meeting,  held last Thuisday 'week, was- also  foimally read.  The finance committee recommended the payment of bills to ihe amount  of $"172.45.;     .' -,  A report from the committee appointed to select fire apparatus for the  .city-was read. The" committee advised purchasing the following as a  starter : iojo feet Paragon hose, $950;  two hand host" carts, $200; wrenches,  axes, nozzles, hose and ladder straps,  lanterns, etc., $106; total, $1,256.  List of Subscribers.  From week to week" the Pioneer  will publish the list-of tlie new sub  scribers to the building fund of the  hospital. Up to date the list is as  follows."  RESOLUTIONS ON .MAIL SERVICE.   i  Board et Trade  Send* Memorial to   Post*  muter.Qtneral.  Monday evening! the ' Hoard of  Trade held its montljiy meeting at the  schoolhouse. At the) request of the  present officers of} the board, who  have served two ter^vs, and desire to  pass the good things!*around, the annual election was postponed till the  next meeting, when^a larger attendance is expected.     ^  On motion of Messrs. -Ken���and  Monk, the following resolution was  passed and directed tg be sent to the  postmaster-general.   #>  Whereas, the C. I*. R. hit lor many months  been running a passeuger train in and out of the  city of I'lioenix, and ;  Whereas, the mails, Instead of. being taken in  and out of Phoenix by rail, are still sent via  Greenwood, and have to be carried five miles by  "  '       id,  I!  I  Messrs. Bennett and Holman,  of Camborne, England.  stage between I'horuix atari Greeunood; and.  Whereas, the present arrnugrment delays the  Incoming mail eleven hours', and mnkes the outgoing mall leave four hours earlier than it would  otherwise do; and, I  Whereas, tlie city of I'lioenix ships more ore  than any other place in Urillsh Columbia except  Holland, and lias larffe Untiling, bauklu  business fiUercsU,    ���. ..and  which tare seriously injured  fllriiif  General Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue, Phoenix.  Paints  1  i  We have passed  into stock  Paints and Oils, put up in every size,  are manufactured by the British America Paint  Co.,  siud are guaranteed to be the best obtainable. Getting;  them direct from the manufacturers we can  quote  ( the lowest possible price.  0000000000000 0000000 oqpooocxiooooooooooooooooo  We have the   Province of British Columbia .  City of Phoenix '..*....,  Dominion CopperCo., Ltd   Granby Co., Ltd ,   Suonshoe Mines, Ltd   S, II. C. Miner.   Jay P. Graves _   A. C Flumerfelt   Drs. Hosier and Boucher   Hunter-Kendrick Co., Ltd   W. S. Mncy & Co   Vaughaji & Mclnnis   Law-McQuaid Co., Ltd   Clark & Utiins   J. Thos. Williams   Total:...:   $2,000  500  350  350  25"  250  350  ino  100  , So  SO  50  ��5  50  5  Remember  That we can * supply  your little needs in HARDWARE, as well as the large  ones. During the spring  housecleaning there are many''  little things you will need.  We have them all. Hat and  Coat hooks, Shelf brackets,  flue stoppers, window screens,  etc., etc. ������������..";.'.     ��� -  *4,i8o  ^^��iijJ!i��&U-Sabt>ath sefvices-,will be  held 'at St. Andrew's "Presbyterian  church tomorrow at n a.m., and 7:30  p. in. In the morning the sacrament  of the* Lord's supper will be dispensed  and all members are expected to be  present. The evening service will be  of a special character. The Knights  of Pythias will march from the Miners'  Union hall to thc-church in a body  and certain seats will be reserved for  {.hem. An effort will be made to seat  everybody by" providing additional  chairs.   .All are coidially invited.  by the uiificcessary delay ill the mall service;  Then fore, llu I'lioenix Board of Trade earnestly reuuestithe Honorable Postmaster-General to  take Immediate steps to have the mails carried  by rail iu and out of Phoenix.  On motion of Messrs. Kerr and  Boyle, the following resolution was  passed and ordered sent to Wm.  Downie, C. P. R superintendent at  Nelson: $;  Whereas, the Boundary country Is now one of  the most populous sections of Jiritish Columbia;  and, V,  Whereas, there is a very Jarge passenger traffic  between Rossland and Kelson nnd Boundary  liolnts; aud, i ,  Whereas, it requires eight hours to make the  trip;     ' ��� J  Therefore, the Phoenix .Hoard of Trade strongly urges upon the management of the C P. K.  the need of a buffet car^service on Boundary  trains. -j[  A resolution was'^also passed, on  motion of.Mcssrs. Mclnnis and Hardy,  to be sent to the crfief commissioner  of lands and works at Victoria, urging  haste in the construction of the Phoenix-Summit wagon road.  On motion of Messrs. Hardy and  Mclnnis, a committee was ap]x>inted,  consisting of Messrs."5 Kerr, Monk and  Rumberger, to draft/a resolution for  transmission to the attorney-general,  in regard to defining the teiritory of  the small debts court in Phoenix  VISITED PHOEHIX FOR FIRST TIME  Famous Fate Maker am! Drill Manufacturer  Cordially Received Here���Accompaaled  by R, Madrid, the B. C. Aleut.  Are a CMviaciaf Proof.  Alfred McMillan.fwho is payingone  of his periodical visits to Phoenix and  the Snowshoe mine,,says he is much  impressed 'with ther evidence on all  sides of the rapid,- and, at' the same  time thoroughly' "sorrd^mi ~> permanent  progress of the camp. The handsome  buildings erected and in course of  construction are placing Phoenix in  the front rank of the mining cities of  British Columbia, and are a convincing proof of the confidence which in  vestors have in the enormous mineral  wealth of the great gold-copper ore  bodies immediately surrounding the  city. Mr. McMillan says that the  Snowshoe mine, like the city of Phoenix, is growing and improving all the  time.  New  Redacting  Washer  1 t        r  This is positively the easiest  running machine on the market. Instead of the hardworking lever it has a fly  wheel, which turns so easily a  child can operate it.  oooooock��x>poooooooooo 000000000000000000000000  Still sets the pace. You can always  be sure that you are buying your  Groceries right % when you get  here. We give our customers the  benefit of carcfnl buying in the best  markets. Get   our   prices   before    .  placing any order.  We unquestionably lead in the Hardware and Grocery business.       No order is too small to command our careful* '  attention.  oooooooocooooo 0000000000000000000000000000000  DOMINION and OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  PHOENIX BRANCH ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Phoenix Branch and other Boundary  mines tor 1900, for the past week, for 1901. and the total to date:��� j  1900  Old Ironsides, Knob Hill  and Victoria       64,533  B. C. Mine ..  Golden Crown  Winnipeg   Athelstan ,  Snowshoe   Brooklyn."  Totals, tons   Mother Lode, Deadwood,  Other Boundary mines .  Grand Totals, tons...  19,494  2,500  I.07S  1,200  300  *     '5��  89.2S2  5.340  3,180  Week  4.454  1,050  'SO  5.654  2,656  1901  97.693  20,921  5.S��  300  119,464  33.956  500  97.77"        8,310      153,920,  Totals  163,136  4<*.4l5  2,500  '.���25  1,75��  600  1S��  209,676  38,296 ..  4,680 (Jfe   I��  252,652 M  ^^S^^i^^8^^^^^S^SLl  ����������������.���.�����������������+����+��.��������������.����*.���������������������  PRIZES  ��� ���-���������������  JULYJ&2  Among the many visitors in Phoenix this week were three who were  most cordially received by the managers of the different mining concerns  in the camp. They, were J. M. Holman, of Holman Bros., Camborne,  Cornwall, England; William F. Ben-  net, senior member of the firm of  Bennett Sons & Co., of the same  place, and R. Machin, of Victoria,  their British Columbia agent.  These gentlemen are touring the  mining sections of the province to  cultivate trade relations, and specifically to introduce the Holman rock  drill. Holman Bros., the makers of  this drill, are also manufacturers of  all kinds of mining machinery. They  are as well heavily interested in the  tin mines of Cornwall, one of which is  the Dol Coath, the largest tin mine in  the world. The trip being taken is a  hurried one. Mr. Machin, the agent  of the famous Bennett fuse, which is  favorably known in every camp in the  Kocitenays, being the pilot . of the  party.  This fuse has become extremely  popular, not only in the Boundary,  but in Rossland, the Slocan, the  Lardo, and even in Alaska. The  Bennetts virtually have a control of  tlie fuse business, and in eighteen  months it is'more thpn likely that they  will compel their opposition to ship  back the tar tape fuses which have  hitherto held the market undisputed.  They are also cultivating a trade in  the United States, notwithstanding the  prohibitory tariff of 45 per- cent. Mr.  Bennett expresses .great gratification  at this opportunity of meeting the  mining public, and Hates that it will  i!AJu5j"pnstaijt.fiadea��a,r:��^ maintain  the very higheststandard in the production of this improved mining supply. " , . ^,  * Rock Drill Redaces Miaiag Eipenses.  Mr. Holman is much pleased with  the reception he has been accorded  generally by mining men. He has  been permitted already, after a practi  cnl demonstration of his rock drills in  the mines, to leave one or more  machines in the different properties  visited.  The special feature which Mr. Holman modestly claims as a severely  practical drill man, not only as a  manufacturer, but as a user, is the use  of the chisel bit in the Holman drills.  He holds that the .working expenses  of a mine are considerably reduced,  and that his drill will do as good, jf  not superior work to any machine in  the maiket. One of the claims is its  minimum weight, enabling the operator to handle it with great facility.  The machine is made throughout of  the best steel, and the working parts  aie claimed to be the perfection of  mechanism. The guarantee of such  a firm for anything they supply is  quite ample when one considers that  to date theie aie thousands of the  drills in the Transvaal under the name  of the Banket drill. The term Banket  is applied to a form of reel", a haid  conglomerate, which puts any machine to the seveiest test,- o��ingto its  peculiar stiucture.  The machines will be immediately  put in for practical working tests in  the Knob Hill,. Biooklyn  and  Snow-  shoe in this camp, besides a number  of others in the Boundary.'    ,. , . '  The party left yesterday for Greenwood, where they will meet mining  men from other camps, and will undoubtedly place a number of machines  among practical mining men, who are  looking for the best of everything. ���  Selected the Local Board.  H. E. Gillis. travelling representative of the Canadian Birkbeck Investment and Savings Co., with headquarters at Toronto, has organized a branch  of this well know institution in Phoenix. The local board comprises the  following: C. O. Hunter, J. F. Hem-  en way) H. McQuaid, W. R. Lee, D.  Whiteside; and McArthur &* Monk,  the latter being the local agents. \V.  R; Lee is valuator and D. Whiteside  solicitor. The concern will shortly be  ready for business, and it will "rind a  safe and profitable field in Phoenix.,  r.  Granby Company Still Reaching CHit  EXAMIIIHG COAST COPPER HIES  Tt  Feed Aaotker Smelter Which May be  Ballt at or Near the City ol Vancoaver���  Mr. WiUiaaM Will Report.  (  >, ���-  .'��� mt  .'.a  *%+r%'my%>%rW9y!ar%++r%%r%**lf  i    IN AND AROUND PHOENIX,    i  HORSE RACES���Quarter Mile I ash,  -.' Purse $200..      ��� ������- ''   .  Green Trot, half-mile, best two in three,  $50. u  Pony Race, three-eighths mile dash, $50.  Ladies Saddje Horse Race, halt mile, $50  Half-Mile Dash, $250.  Three Hundred Yards, best two in three,  ." $150. ���'-������������ ���������..'-, ' ��� I  Gents' Saddle Horse Race,. one-fourth  mile dash, $60.      :  Five Eighth's.Mile Dash, $200.  ��� Cowboy Race, 250 'yards with turn, $50.  Off^ie-MiUs dash,$250.   ���'  A purse for.a Consolation Race will also  ��� "bVhung.np.  Drilling Contest for a purao of $200.  Lacrosse Match between Grand   Forks  and visitiag teams.'  Wet Contest, 100 yards.    One quarter  mile foot races and other attractions  too numerous, to mention.    Two days  of sporting events.:  A Fret-class Band will be in attendance  both days.  The C. P. R. will run an excursion train  from Midway, Greenwood and Phoenix  and give a Bpecial rate from RosBland,  Nelson and all other Kootenay points-  the tickets being good for five diiys.  A grand diaplay of li reworks and a dance  will be givenin the evening.  A Grand Boxing Tournament has been  arranged for under the auspices of the  Grand Fo-iks Athletic Association. The  Crineipals in the middle-weight class  eing Charley Goff of Spokane vs. Bob  Hodge, the champion of Idaho. In  the light-weight claw Dal Hawkins of  ban* Francisro, formerly lig'U-weigh 1  champion of the world, will meet a  man in his rlass. A nnmber of other  attractive events will take, place between representatives of Washington  and B. C. Clubs.  In all races there must be'four to enter  and thr'e to start. An entrance fee  of five per cent will be charged for all  entries in horse races and an additional five per cent from the winners.  Pnrses divided seventy-five andtwenty  five per cent. For official program,  entry or any other information, call  on or address,  W. A. HARKIN, Secretary,  Grand Folks, B. C.  The goods on our  shelves are the best that  can be bought and are  bought at the closest  prices; besides we ask  only a reasonable profit.  Drop in and Look  ��� at our Stock.  2? People's Cash Stores  Morrison-Andersou Block.  OSBSEP  Baldwin Block  AROUND PHOENIX.  J. Riordan returned from Denver  Wednesday.  Geo. Kydd, manager 01 the Royal  Bank of Canada, at Nelson, sized up  the Knob Hill ore bodies.  , Patrick Burns, the cattle king of  British Columbia, and Blake Wilson,  his. right hand man, with Julius  Ehrlich, of the Greenwood office, were  in town Tuesday, considering improvements of their local branch shop.  Wednesday moining Deputy Sheriff  Frederick 11. M. Elkins, of Greenwood, was married to Miss Annie  Ethel Clark, by Rev. W". A. Robbins.  Many friends were present, and the  full choral service of the Church of  England was used.  Clive Pringle, solicitor for the  Greenwood Electric Co., and R. B.  Kerr, city solicitor for Phoenix, are  working on the agreement for a water  and light system, which will be submitted to the ratepayers at the earliest  .possible date for their approval.  Thursday and Friday evenings the  Waragraph held forth at Miners Union  hall to pleased audiences. The moving pictures were well shown, and covered a wide range of subjects, the late  Queen's funeral procession* and the  Boer war coming in for a large share  of attention.  C..H. Eschbaugh, of Rossland,  representing-rife-International ^Correspondence School of Mines, of -Scrari-'  ton, Pa., was in the city two days this  week. The school now has over  800,000 students all over the world,  under 71 flags, and in this camp has  some 25 scholars.  Joe Durham and Andy Campbell  secured the contract for ditching the  ground recently placed on the market  by the Dominion Copper Co., and  have had a lorce of men this week on  the job. A lateral ditch was also run  a'short distance south. Part of the  ditch will be boxed in.  R.'ll. Parkinson, C. E., P. L. S.,  has issued an excellent map of, the  country from Camp McKinney to  Princeton, showing the important  camps of the lower Similkameen. The  map is printed in colors, and will be  a useful addition to the map literature  of this section.  Richard Marsh, of Rossland,  through McArthur & Monk, is calling  tor tenders for the erection of a two  story building on Victoria avenue, the  bids to be in by next Monday. The  structure will be 30x60 in size and  two stories high, being intended to be  used as a lodging house.  Rollin C. Hyde, an old Spokanite,  but now hailing from the town of Davenport, Wash., arrived in town Tuesday, and was so well pleased with the  prospects that he invested in some  Dominion avenue realty. He drove  to Phoenix, coming in by way of Republic.  Monday the new train service and  schedule on the Phoenix branch of  the C. P., R., as well as on the main  line, went into effect. The train leaving Phoenix at 11:15 a. 111. now goes  through to Greenwood, and returning  arrives at Phoenix at 10:50 p.m., making connections both ways with main  line trains.  F. C. Bailey and wife of Spokane  arrived Tuesday. Mr. Bailey owns  the Excelsior, Diamond and Alpine  claims in Providence camp, about a  mile Irom Phoenix, on which he is resuming development. The properties  ���ire surveyed, and have a good showing. Mrs. Bailey enjoys the distinction of. being the first woman to locate  a.claim in the Boundary.    .  ' While nothing is given out officially  by cthe management' of the Granby  Consolidated Mining, Smelting and  Power Company, Limited, evidence is  not lacking tending to the conclusion  that this corporation is planning mining and smelcing on a scale hitherto  not anticipated by any except those  within the innermost councils of that  cortwration.,  The officials have all along held  that only on a very large scale could  their mines in the Boundary.be operated to advantage, and they have proceeded along those lines. The company, as is only too well known, is  shipping 600 tons of ore daily from its'  own mines to, its own smelter, and this  output will soon be doubled. To further assist in the extraction of values  the company is also putting in its own  converters at the smelter. When  these are in operation the metallic  product that will be shipped east will  be 98 per cent fine, instead of from  50 to 60 per cent, as at present, making a large saving in freight.  More than one smelter, and perhaps a refinery, is included in the  plans of the management, however,  and it is no secret that the officials  have visited the coast with a view to  locating another smelter. It is believed that the location of the new  smelter is substantially decided on,  near Vancouver, although nothing is  said about it yet. Vast quantities of  copper ore are known to exist at  numerous points along the' coast, and  from these the new^smelter will get its  supply. ���  But erecting a smelter involves  a  large sum of money, and at the coast,  p% in_tbe ,Bouodary^tlie���Gmnl*or.-c,o.m.r���.  pany'does not propose" being depend-,.  eiit on'the average mining concern for  the tonnage necessary to keep a smelter  tunning   continuously.      Accordingly, its officials have  in  view some  mining properties not a great distance  from Vancouver, which are now under  consideration!   Late last week William  Yolen Williams, the superintendent of  the  company's .properties    here and  elsewhere, left Phoenix, accompanied  by O. B. Smith, the company's assayer  and   engineer,  for  the  coast, for the  purpose of examining the  mines  in  question  to  report thereon.    On the  report of Mr.   Williams  depends  the  next move in   this  highly  interesting  game.    Jay  P. Graves,  the general  manager,  and   his   assistant,   A.   C.  Flumerfelt, are also at the coast.  If the report is favorable it is understood that development will be under- _  taken at once on a large scale, and it  is more than propable that some of the  local head employees will be promoted.  Eagles Have Organized.  Last Sunday the first lodge of the  Fraternal Order of Eagles in the Boundary was organized,at Miners' Union  hall, with 70 names on the membership roll. The following is the list of  officers elected and installed:  Worthy past president, Wm. Abbott;  worthy piesident, J. E. McAuliffe;  worthy vice-president, Chas. H. Jones;  worthy secretary, H. B. Schooley;  worthy treasurer, W.V. Kempt; worthy  conductor, Mike O'Leary; worthy  chaplain, W. S. Ross; worthy inside  guard, Eugene Shea; worthy outside  guard, A. E. Scott; trustees, R. B.  Boucher, G. S. Gordon and John  Lynch. Meetings will be held Sundays at Miners'Union hall,  ''^%'^%^%%-*VVfi^ayv%,%%^  Our Mines  jf J* AND j* jt  .smellers.  LATE NEWS  NOTES  FROM     THE  SEVERAL  CAMPS.  tV^^'%%^^^%^%^%^V��VV<V<sV',>  Diamond drilling on the Idaho is  being started this week.  The Granby company expect to install a timber flaming machine shortly  ���the first in the ltoundaiy.  An improved quality ot ore is reported as being taken out of the glory  hole at the Mother Lode in Deadwood  camp.  Chas. H. Wolf, for three years manager of the Sullivan mine, in east  Kootenay, has' been appointed ore  buyer for the Granby smelter.  The Snowshoe has again joined the  list of shippers from I'lioenix camp.  A car per day has been sent out for  the last week to the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter at Greenwood.  Diamond drilling is still being carried on in the Old Ironsides mine,  and also in the Victoria. Deepening  of the Old Ironsides shaft, now down  400 feet, will probably begin before  long.  .At a.depth ol 300 teet the west  drift of the Stemwinder, Fairview  camp, is said to be in a fine body of  ore, the average of the last ten samples  being $794, a great improvement over  values in the upper levels.  The south drift at the 250 foot level  in the Brooklyn is progressing at the  rate of 100 feet per month, and is now  in the Idaho ground. When tlie  Idaho shaft reaches, the 150 foot level,  drifting towards the Brooklyn will  probably be started.  James Breen, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., is expected in  Phoenix today, and will shortly leave  for Toronto and New York, in connection with the smelter that he will  erec* in this section in the near future.  '���fl  if  fffil  -7��  t"  ���1 -���u��Ai^-��^��T��rVi��  -*fcr. a  Am  '#-  *h<-'  ->  %  iJi  Jf  * I"'  ���A  . *  1 < l-  i'i.'i  ���i)  <"���  . i  m  .'���i'ji'  .��;;*'  M  i  .* ''.'-���'  ���ft  ���"*---__ _,_,���  _.__^t���-���.iH-.-uvr*���m���i~'T"VT'---  TVrm T'Tf-"- '���ZV*,T,,F~" twv -pjr? T' J- V"*' ���" V". * "'" "rT rp"*1"n"',!>f*'^ n ",^K,"','���" . ���**���" **JV*~ " ��� >    ^ .-����� " Tir i i'i��rrj,.��r,��  '_ I  ��-./:-'��� ,/*..:VJ7---.** 1*.-.\?v*  _���     1L_lt1!____-��������� ���"���    '*.-*       '        -���   ��� 1 ."I".-*"    *'       -   ��" J the PHOENIX pioneer.  +++++++++* +*****i *+* + <* + **tO�������������������� + �����+���������������������������� ����������+��  I Thc Canadian Bank of Commerce  head office, toronto.  | Capital, $8,ooo,ooo.    * *���     ��*      Rest, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX, PrtaUsnt.  J. H. pLUMHER  B. E. WALKER, Cctun! Hsnagn.  Att"t Gtn'I Msnsecr.  i  I J. W. H.SMYTHE, MANAGER GREEN WOOD BRANCH !  i - t  ��� �����������������������������������++����� + ���+����������� + �����������������������*����������������������������������������� + �����������������  The Phoenix Pioneer.  I   , ISSUED ON SATURDAY Mt TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT rUOEKIX, B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. MANAGER.  Columbia Telephone, No. *9.  Vernon & Nelson Telephone. No. 14.  EDITORIAL   COMMENTS.  At last the Boundary is to have a  county judge���something long needed.  Andrew Leamy, the well known solicitor, has received the appointment  PURSE FOR DOUBLE HAND DR1LUN0.  Hang up  SUBSCRIPTIONS IK ADVANCE.  1 Per Year ���..,��� ������ 4* ��>���  Sis Months   ��� ���     i.as  To Foreign Countries _ 3.0a  Ifyou are not a subscriber to this paper, this  Is an invitation to vou to become one.  During last year the number of producing pro]>crties in British Columbia  which ship],ed over too tons of ore  increased from 43 in 1899, to 60 in  j 900, an increase of 40 |>er cent.  Advertising rates furnished on application,  legal riotices loand 5 cent* per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  adtrettistne.  B��tV  if*  .  ^  �����(.  S"^  ���"  "V  fm  ���. j.Ai;   -^  I'm- ' >s r  -.V",- ��� - if.  /\  v<   --'   ,'  IV-4      k'   -  '1  r4 ���t  **,Mr*V'  J*-'-*".*;  ,1 >  r <.-;��  DISQRACEFUL MAIL SERVICE  For many moons one of the worst  specimens  of  a   mail   service to be  found in southeastern British Columbia has been on daily exhibition right  ,    here in    Phoenix.   < Notwithstanding  ' that we have had daily passenger trains  over the C. P. R.' for several months,  ' His Majesty's mails continue to be  brought in by the old stage route, requiring a considerable longer   time,  1 and if the train to Greenwood happens  ' to be a couple of hours late, the' mail  ; is half a day later in   reaching   this  x place.   The Pioneer has called atten-  , ,,tion to this state of affairs before, and  ^  will continue to do so till it, is remedied.     r    , ir -   *'', V< . *-  It is a disgrace to the postal system  of the dominion that its affairs should  * ,i be conducted with so' little, ^regard to  ' .the requirements of trie people gener-  ' r ; ally. * Inspectors come 'and go, note  y,'" the condition of affairs, and the result  is���nothing better. "��� f  ��� '       This week the summer time 'table  ~ was put into effect ion the ,C.  P. *R.  , ,z system, and the train into the Boun-  1 - u clary>amves^Ute-at xnight.j���'4his  ,   means that our-mail reache��4here<. the  1 *���* ��-��� -j',i        v     "���v" "���     > *���   *   "i  i     following day arid^just a half a day  .,Jlilatet5han,it bas been���and-that was  '^ ^rate^ehough^t^exasperate'alj Kbusiness  t.    men.,," ^'���*<,* ;-*  '  '. ^      J -s  !>  ;-   No reason is given for this peculiar  -,-.state'of affairs.   It is simply a fact,  ���- and we must grin and bear it till the  ,.' department gets good~and  ready to  make a change.1' When this will  be,  apparently no m?n living can  tell,, or  .   if he can,* he will; not.    From  |��st-  ' master  general   down - to Inspectors  /i' Dorman and McLeod, it is a���disgiace  ��� to Canada, that this should be so.  - * Later���Since the above was written  >    Postmaster Matheson has been advised  that arrangements are being made to  Residents of this part of the province will fervently say amen to the  following remark by the Vancouver  World: "If Jupiter Pluvius gets over  the work of emptying his buckets before Dominion day we will excuse him  for present unpleasantness."  The plans of the Granby compny  are more far reaching than those of  any other aggregation of capitalists  operating in mining in this province.  It was a good thing for the Boundary  and the province when the Miner-  Graves syndicate became interested  in this section.  The government has fooled and  dallied a long time over the building  of the wagon road from Phoenix to  Summit camp,; although the first appropriation for this purpose was made  nearly a year ago. It now^seems that  the work wnTlje-done-by day's labor.  May it he soon.  Jay P. flnve�� cod A. C. Flumerfelt  S290.  The official programme for the two  days celebration at Grand Forks on  July 1 st and 2nd has been issued. A  noteworthy feature will be the horse  races at the new Westside half mile  track, which is Hearing completion  In addition to the attendance of the  fastest hon.es in the Koo'.enays and  Okanagan, several Washington, Idaho  and Montana stables will be represented.  The events are as follows: July 1st,  quarter mile dash, purse $200; half  mile dash, $250; 300 yard dash, purse  $150; |x>ny race, purse $50; cow boy  race, 250 yards and turn, purse $50.  July 2nd, mile race, purse $250; five-  eighths of a mile, purse $200; ladies'  saddle race, one half mite, purse $40;  gentleman's saddle race, quarter mile,  purse $50; one mile trot green, purse I  $50. Entries close Saturday, June]  29th, at S p. m., blanks to be ob-1  tained from the secretary. In all |  races four must enter and three start. I  AH purses divided, 75 per cent to!  first and 25 per cent to second. Any!  horse distancing the field entitled to  first money only. Entrance fee, five  per cent of purse, with an additional,  five per cent from winners. California Jockey Club rules to govern.  For the double-hand drilling contest for a puise of $200, donated by*  Jay P. Graves and A C. Flummery  lelt, a large number of entries ate  expected. There will be a hose contest (wet test) for a purse of $100.  Teams from Greenwood, Gmnd  Forks, Rossland and Nelson aie expected to enter. On the evening of  July 1, under the auspices of the  Grand Forks Athletic Association,  there wijl be a heavy weight boxing  contest between Charlie Goff, of Spokane and Bob Hodge, the champion  of Idaho.  The following evening in the lightweight ckss, Dal Hawkins, of San  Francisco", formerly lightweight champion ol the world, will meet Kid Lee,  champion*of Colorado.  Phoenix Laundry  . J. T. LAWRENCE, Proprietor   During House Cleaningtime t ���*����� **fffc  we give SPECIAL RATES to Fami- | anddelivered prompt-  lies and Hotels on Blankets, Curtains, # ly to every part of  Etc., for which we have the best ofr5 the city. Send your  facilities. $ order by Phone.  BKST OF WORK GUARANTEKD  Dominion  Avenue, Adjoining  Butte  Hotel,  v. & N. PHOXK NO. 30.  Phoenix, B. C.  VICTORIA HOUSE  j Leading Hotel of Phoenix!  ���*�������������*���*��������*�� ���*���#������������������ *��*>*+�����*��������������* ���-  ��  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Free Sample Rooms, Finest   Liquors and  Cigars.  B. C. HQTEL CO.. Ltd., Props  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  Old Ironsides. Avenue,    -      -     PHOENIX, B. C.  Vaughan & HcInnis,  The Pioneer  Butchens  ��������'  Of the Camp.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Pou'fry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade So!ieiu-i..  Old Ironsides Ave.  Our Prices Are Right.  PHOENIX, B.C.  i P. Burns & Co.  l-UOKNIX  MARKET.  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. 111. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves Greenwood at 9:00 a. m. and 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.   Sundays, leaves Phoenix at 8:15 a. m,  and Greenwood at 10:30 a. m.  HEAD 0FKICE tOR HOUNllAKY CKF.EK, GREKNWOOl), II. C.  liEAr)CjUARl!.K.S, NH.S0N, ii. C.  .... Viiolesale Mil Detail Ileal Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silveiton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and I'lioenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  '     All orders receive prompt attention.  British Columbian  Wholesale *     LOU'  Liquor Company  Limiicd.  MANAGER,  The copper industry deserves being  aided by the dominidir^u~si"""*!ir"*"mucn"  as the lead mining industry and the  iron industry. The, Laurier government has adopted a policy along this  line, and copper should be added to  the list. Here in the Boundary we  are more interested in the development of copjier than in that ot any  other metal. 4 ,  >v  handle mails over the Phoenix branch.  ������It will probably be in effect some time  this week.-'-  <?,. -  . Ai t/amrfcaMe MIm Slf ail Coii.'  ���^ The Rossland Miner of recent date  states that President Johnston, of the  Board   of  Trade, * accompanied "the  Hon. Mr.,Turner inr his trip to the  mines yesterday afternoon. At the  LcRoi they were cordially received by  Messrs. MacDonatd and Thompson  and shown over the woi kings at some  length. The manner in which the  mine signal code acted was demonstrated to Mr. Turner, and his opinion  after tiie system was thoroughly examined was that the new code adopted  by the legislature was unworkable, and  he promised to advise the department  of mines to this effect,_Mine managers generally have taken" exception  to the code, and it seems likely that  their .efforts backed up by the recommendations oi Mr. Turner, will have  the result of procuring needed amendments. ' ,  AGENTS FOR  PABST BEER  Completa line  ���fBir Samples  GREENWOOD. B. G.  J,  ft  DRY  WOOD  FOR  SALS,  i'  CITY    ^  SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  OVK�� POST  ,OFFiCK  PHOENIX  At  LOW  PRICE,  'iC t-:  wi  -�����,:  '���AV-  :'\*  *���  -vi:  *.f, .  &fc.  a-rv  ,."*  ,-^&.  , /; v <��� OOOD BAROAJN FOR THE CITV.  v ��� (''".'The corporatipn of the city,of Phoe-  ," nix will probably make the best deal  for a water valid light system" ever made  "- yby ^"municipality, in this part of the  - "province.   At least, this will be"'the  . ^ case if the decision arrived at by the  _���. j ratepayers at the public meeting (held  last week is ratified at the polls���of  r -    which there is little doubt. '  , <        As explained before.in "the Pioneer,  ^ w there ^ were three propositions before  - the people.   Two pf these called for  long term franchises, and under them  the city itself would pay well for what-  ' , ever the municipality needed in the  way ol water and light for city pur  i poses.   The third was decidedly . different, because it asked only for a ten  year franchise, gives the" city all the  water needed for that time, and free  lighting up to $50 per month.   In  ,- other words, the city would receive  the equivalent of $(,200 per annum  r in water and lights'.   It is little woii-  1 der that the proposition of the Greenwood Electric Co. was" accepted by a  " large majority.'  A'   In one way the.Greenwood Electric  Co. had an advantage over the others  1 Vndering._   It already had a large  in-  ��.. TvestmenVhere, and  it  was  forced . to  ft make a proposition   that  the others  could   not   meet in order to protect  what was already invested.    That was  to the advantage   o(  the   people   of  . Phoenix,   The company is amply able  ' to carry out its undertakings, and will  charge citizens no more for light and  water than the others proposing to put  1 in s>stems.    It is a good arrangement  \ for the city, and ' likewise   for  every  .taxpayer in it,  Uf Itlsuite Field for Square Broken.  While some of the brokers and stock  manipulators are doing all they can  to injure good miniug, there are certain operators who are working away  through the instiumentality of close  corporations. Indeed, it now looks  somewhat as though the all round  stock selling business was not what it  used to be. Some of , the transient  brokers are going out of business, and  more will eventually do so. Let them  go. Let all those brokers who will advise clients to buy stocks they know  to be worthless pull down their signs  and get into other lines of business.  There is a legitimate field for die  stock broker, but when a man sells  stock without regard for his clients'  interests it is time he learned some  other calling.���Northwest Mining  News.  Districts ot Mine Inspector*.  According to the last issue of the  B. C. Gazette, the foi lowing, distiicts  have been assigned to the inspectors  of metalliferous mines:  Archibald Dick, ins'Mrctor, headquarters,  Cranbrook, office   of deputy  mining recorder.  Inspection district shall comprise  all of East Kootenay and also Goat  River mining division of West Kootenay.  In addition to the duties of inspector of metalliferous  mines,  Mr. Dick  will also act as inspector of coal mines  within the same district.  James  McGregor,    insjiertor,    head.  quarters,  office of mining recorder,  Nelson.  Inspection district shall comprise  all ot West Kootenay, except Goat  River mining division, and also the  Grand Forks and Kettle River mining  divisions of Yale district  Thomas   Morgan,   inspector,    head-  .quaiteis,    Government    buildings,  Nanaimo  Inspection district,  Vancouver   Island and Coast district.  Mr. Morgan is also inspector   of,  i coal mines lor this district. -1  For Sale,  ... At LO  A Complete newspaper  L.  If jou are inteiested, it will pay you  to write to the  PIONEER PUB. CO.,  ',     * -      Phoenix, B. C.  ^Ifs Worth Knowing  That you can secure about anything in  '   Furniture, Carpets* UpHol-  stering, Etc.,      &      &r      jp  ' at the establishment of  CLARK  <&  BINNS,  *  *  o Old Ironsides Ave.  We buy direct from factory,1 and whether you  wish  to furnish  one  room or fifty, we will quote you right prices.    1'icture Framing to j  order, with a large stock to select from.  UXDKHTAklXK   AND   EHBALMIN'O.  ���  0  0  ���  0  0  ���  t  t  PHOGO Materials...  Plates, Films,  Developers, Etc.  B. BOYLE,  v. & n. r��i.. no. 16.  DRUGGIST.  night nni.1.  wmmmmmmwi}  J. W. MELLOR  Pointing s  Papering^  Decorating  C^SIGN WRITING^*  ,Paints, Oils, Glass, /;,  r   Varnishes, etc., etc.  VALL PAPERS SASH tad DOORS    *  OUR MOTTO���Best    Material,    Thorough  Work, Kntlre Satisfaction.  V. &N.PHCNE.6S,  J. C GOUPIL, Agent, "**��fcstmt.  C. A. McCLUNG & CO.  Hay, Grain, Feed,  Pnllt>rl    Date     Ftr   c^se prices. Quotations given  IWIIC.U    \Sai3,    L-W,. ou strajgilt or mjxed cars<  We have a large stock, bought  before the rise and can  quote  Chs. A. McCiung & Co.  V  &tf.  eleplioiu   36  City Bakery  SLINN & McCAGUE,  PROi'KiKTORs.  V. Si N. 1'hone, No. 48.  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION,'PHOENIX, B.C. -     '    Free Dfuvfrv  Knob Hill Hotel,  Is now open to the Public  Electric Lighted  & Bcctric Bells  Free sample rooms. Heated by hot air  W. V. KEMPT, Manager.  SLJ&     Phoenix, B. C  Bellevue  Hotel,  Knojj Hill Avk.,  PHOENIX, B.C.  This hotel is. centrally located, newly built and newly  furnished througliout. Everything is first-class. Bar  stocked with the finest.           EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  1  1  1  0  1  The-  Maple_ Leaf  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always in stock.  Board by day or week. One trial and yon will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  Mandel & Murphy, Props.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. * PHOENIX, B. C  Cottage Hotel  '      J. E. Meagher, Prop.  The Finest to be had in Wines, Liquors^nd Cigars.  NORTH END OF FIRST  STREET BRIDGE.  PHOENIX, B. C.  JOB PRINTING   r  NEAT AND  ATTRACTIVE  AT THE PIONEER JOB OFFICE  Now is the Time to Buy Town Lots in  0-<H>0-0<KKK><><KKKK><��  I'DHOENIX  REWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  The MINING and COMMERCIAL CENTRE  The Townsite Company will sell 40 of  All the best hotels in Phoenix serve Phoenix Beer.  Patronize home Industry and  drink Phoenix Beer.  v..  Oor. Standard Avenue and Banner Street.  PHOENIX, B.C.  the choice inside business lots next to COST PRICE. Your choice^for *2 ^cash and  $75  and $50 in six months.  ; $200; $50 iu cas,h- #5o in two months, $50 in four  jI wo ^ots go to the comer.  months  They Will Never be an Cheap Again.        This is an Investment and no Speculation.  lines of three dTffe^^^ ���? wagon road ^and location  among the coming mines in ^ritUcolmnbia Kerem��S and Pnnceton> and  For further particulars apply toH. M. Keefer rnnm   / vv n      ����������    .  Ernest Kennedy & Co.,  Rossland,   B.  C^Chas D  IP h" ?Ce^!ller block' Gr��  Wash.; J. J. Banfield, Vancouver, B. C.j R B S���   I   4   mh '"' *?T' B' C; A> '  BAILEY, Manager, Head Office, Room'4> Wa laceSu te 'l�� '.? SL��^ W,n-  -Miller Block; Greenwood, B. C  Greenwood,  B. C; or to  G. Hanauer, Spokane,  Phoenix.    FRANK  "tfE&v?  " ��� fi\.zX"\~5r -"-V - " '^ '.'���(���"���J"���?S-��~ "-^y-:.Vf'^''"t~rm.'''��"?-,������"��   '^'i/t '".: rV-'r*"--" .  ~$-j~;*��VV ������*-*������*���>��� v^J   ���^.-,i~_.-Tv ~   ,-"t.",: ;-*.--rt,.,i-,-F--,>.-^-rr'T'T-"iT'?.Ty  ���J '  .. "rryr"vr tt>  ���J,��". -. m  id H-liiA1    ���wmmagammmtaaamlnM  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  ���..��  OLD  SIDES  TOWNSITE  LOTS  tm-  SPECIAL*.  Dominion Copper Co.'s  Lots for  ��<U6* Call in and make selection.  Residence Lots Ironsides Division, $500 each,  without building conditions.  $1,000 for Choice Lot, Dominion  Ave., at the'  rink.  Choice Knob Hill Avenue Lots for sale. Money  makers.  Residence Lots for $150 and $175 each on easy  terms. Building Loans. Fire insurance written.  J. E. MILLS, Agent,  V; & N. TBI,, ill. M0RR18ON-ANDHR8ON W.K FIUBT hT��� I'HOKNIX.  Correspondence Solicited.   Visitors in city are cordially Invited to  ' call snd inspect properties.  AND  OTHER   CITY   PROPERTY  FOR   SALE  J. E. MILLS, Agent  jtf  Q ������+������ ��� ��� 4-f���*���** 4-f-f-f ���*+ ������������������������OOf*-^ mHH^HMM'H'O  THE BUTTE,  �����-  A nflllS poptilni rmorf i  J    Jt    Itnii been icfiltcd,  f  C. W. ABBOTT, Proprietor.  is been icfiltcd  { refurnished mill tlior  Iouifhly ovrrlinulc-1  tliroiiKliont, and Tin  11 lulled with nil the  modern hotel conven-  �� (dices. Local mid I.oug  IllMniice Telephone  8 coiiiiiclion with the  1 ulfic'-Riid Is licnilnnnr-  I teis fur Stage nud Knll-  I ��ay traffic; mid every  I nileiilioii is (liven to  k the comfort and con-  1 veiilcucc of patron*.  I The hotel lilts been en-  * laraedby Ihe addition  i of hflee'.l .llcely fur-  f 11 lulled rooms,  *^��s��lt��as��SH -^���M ^sb-4  The Best Appointed and Equipped  Hostlery in the Boundary.  I I WINES, LIQUORS, and CIGARS.  IMPORTED and DOMESTIC.  Comfortable Sample  ** Rooms for j>  Commercial Travelers  The   Public   Patronage  Respectfully Solicited-  We aim to please our pre-  Kent large trade and  deserve more.  UP-TO-DATE MUSIC HALL.  Dominion Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C.  )�������������������� m ��������������������������++m����ooo<  ������M-4-MO  ....HOTEL BROOKLYN....  (Formerly the Metropolitan.)  High class wines, liquors aud cigars always in  stock,  venient sample  room, for Commercial  Men.  class Cafe in connection.  Con  First  HUGHIE McGUIRE, Prop  CALIFORNIA   WINE   CO.,   DEALERS IN   Fine  Wines and   <��   <��  the   Choicest  of  Ggars  o  Agents for Calgary  ,'���!.,"    Beer.   NELSON, B. C.  PALACE  '���'Stage  Stage leaves   phoenix  ��-ood   ,,,.,,  .Leaves Greenwood....  LIVERY   STABLE  nd Transfer Line,  B. O.  for Green-  ,... 8 a. m.  ,. 10 a.   m.  Leaves Phoenix     1 p. in  Leaves Greenwood  4 p,  m.  Best turnouts iu the Boundary.    Horses well suited for  long drives. COLLINS & HcQILLIS, Props.  OOOCIOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Thc Lion Bottling Works  * GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  ���SOLE AGENTS FOR THE   Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the  Largest Brewery in British Columbia.   GENERAL EXPORT AGENTS   Blue Label ���EN  Sellers   Natural   Mineral   Wale  Wiesbaden, Germany.  .     JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  *X��OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCK>OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOGOOOOOOOO  d. w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  I'lioenix street (Bock of I'ostoffice.) V. &.N. Phone No. 44.  Phoenix, B. C.  PHOENIX SECOND HAND   STORE  New and Second Hand Furniture aud  Goods Bought, Sold and Exchanged.  New show case for sale.  ���'''.'���������!:   ��� '���!"'���..,. .CABINET   AND   UPHOLSTERING   WORK   DONE". ...  Knob Hill Ave.,     ;    :���''���    :    Next to Bell's Stables.  'vmmmwmmimat  I III AtlD AROUtlD Piiormx I  fc  J�� J* AND ELSEWHERE * J* jj��  Fishing is said to be good in Christina lake.  The Nelson Tribune is beginning to  use its linotype machines.  The sisters have in .view the erection ol a hospital at Giecnwood.  Chief of Police McLaren, of Greenwood, is off on a visit to the coast.,/  ' Kicks'in regard..'to" the poor'���mail  service to Phoenix are increasing eacli  week.  Dr. McDonald,'' the Grand Forks  demist;, spent several days in Phoenix  this week.       v   -  ' The Bellevue hotel has been raised  six feet to conform to thc Knob Hill  avenue grade.  A', large'part of the frame work for  the,, new buildings at the Granby  smclter'has been raised.  D: R. Young, formerly a publisher  at Rossland, is now booming a cual  syndicate in the Similkameen.  Geo. McKugo, of Cascade, who, went  to the South African war, has returned  to the Boundary town,hale and hearty.  About $6,000 was the loss at the  boarding house and bunk house at'the  Republic mine - which were burned  recently.  On Wednesday Mrs. Harry Thor-  bum left for Phoenix where slie will  visit with friends for a few weeks.���  Silvertonian.  The government has provided .$2,-  000 for tlie improvement of the wagon  road between Rock Creek and Camp  McKinney.   ...  Wm, Spier, manager ol the branch  of the Eastern Townships bank a,t  Giand Forks, spent Sunday and Monday in the city/  Iti|s.claimed that the liquidation of  the B. A, C.,in London will not affect  ilie LcRoi mine'au'Rosslaiul, which it  formerly owned.  The placer rush-to,. Franklin camp  has turned out 'p be a fizzle. A little  fine gold was found, but not enough  to warrant a rush.  During May the Greenwood mining^ recorder's office is reported to have  taken in about $4,500 for free miners'  ceitificates alone.  There is talk of a lacrosse tourna- i  ment at Grand  Forks on   Dominion  day,   between   teams   from   Nelson,  Grand Forks and Phoenix,  Several Grand Forks business men  were in town last Sunday, including  Mayor White, Alderman Monison, J.  Anderson and A. D. Morrison.  July 9th is the last date for creditors of the Wynkoop-Stephens Trading Co., Ltd., to present claims to J.  F; 'Hemenway, the liquidator.  \V. A. Harkin is secretary of the  Dominion day celebration committee  at Giand 'Forks, aiid has sent out  hugh-posters announcing the event.  Rev. J. A. Sutherland, formerly  pastoi of the Phoenix Presbyterian  church, is now doing missionary work  at Demerara, British Guiana, in South  Africa.  The government wagon road to the  Similkameen, via Keremeos and  Twenty-Mile, Is nearly completed.'  Many teams have already uone  through.  The Phoenix .Pioneer is now located  in its newquarters.and is being pi inted  oii a cylinder press. It looks neater  and brighter than ever.���Cranbrook  Herald. ���'   '     '      '  Free  Canadian Gold Fields Exploration  Development and Investment Company, Limited.'  For Sale.���One 8-coIumn Washing  ton 1 land press, one Army press, and  a lot of body and job ty|>e, suitable  for weekly newspaper. Will be sold  at a bargain. Address, Pioneer Publishing Co., Phoenix, B. C.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber .Co.  has secured the contract for furnishing  5,500 cedar poles for the double pole  line to be erected .it once between  Cascade and Phoenix by the owncis  of the Cascade water power.  *"'l;!ie Tammany. Mining company  with headquaiters at ��� Rossland and  good mineial properties in Burnt Basin, now claims to have $10,000 in its  treasury, which will be applied to development work.���Cascade Record.  Col. E. S. Egan, traveling representative of the Rossland Miner, spent  two days in the city this week, looking up business for that well known  publication. He has been in the employ of the Miner for the last four  years.  V., V. & E. engineers have been  running lines all ovei the heart of the  city this week; not excepting directly  in front of the Pioneer office, for the  purpose of reaching, the different  dumps of the Dominion Copper Co.'s  properties.  D. D. Munro returned Monday  from the placer rush to Franklin camp,  having been one of a syndicate of 16  organized in Grand Forks.. Probably  150 men :warmed up to Franklin  camp on the first report, only to be  disappointed when they got there.  The Nortli Star, the famous silver  lead property near Fort Steele, will  soon pay another dividend of thiee  cents a share. That will be equal'to  $39,000, as the company has issued  $1,300,000 in capital stock. The  new dividend will be payable June 15.  Last week Frederick C. Andersen,  of the firm of Cunningham & Andersen, of Greenwood and, Phoenix, was  married to Miss Lulu Barger at Greenwood. The officiating clergyman-was  Rev. \V. H. Anderson, M. A. Both  bride and groom are well known in  Phoenix.  C. W. Rice, an electrical expert of  New York, who was looking over the  probable demands foi power in the  Boundaiy for the West Kootenay  Light & Power Co., visited Summit,  Deadwood and Phoenix camps last  week, and returned to Rossland last  Saturday. .  Alexander Henderson, ex-attorney-  general of British Columbia, has been  appointed county couit judge at Vancouver. This was one of the two  judges provided for last session. Andrew Leamy, of Greenwood, was  gazetted at Ottawa this week as the  other judge.  R. R. Macaulay, of the firm of A.  L. White & Co., official brokers foi  the Miner-Graves syndicate, with offices in Montreal and New York, visited Phoenix last week for the first  time. Mr. Macaulay is in chaige of  the Montreal branch, and Northrup  Fowler, formeily a resident of Phoenix, attends to the New York end of  the business.  The Copper Queen, Number 9,  Roebuck and Roebuck Fraction, situate on the summit of Copper mountain, Myers Creek district, have been  bonded by the owners, Dan and Doc.  McClung of.Midway, and Wm. Fobs-  bender, of Myers creek, to J, W. McBride, of Bolster, who is siad to be  acting for Robert Wood and associates.  The price of the bond is $50,000 and  extends over a period of two years.���  Midway Advance..  Notice lo tbe PoMicT  I have opened a shoeshop in the  Morrison-Anderson block, aiid am  ready to do all kinds of repairing and  new work in- my line at reasonable  prices. A specialty of miners'-boots  and shoes.    Give me a call.  Hkrt Mai.andrini.  Phoenix : Bakery  C. W. GREER, Prop.  Phoenix Street, Opp. P.  O.  Bread Delivered Daily to ail  parts of the City.  When we say we, make good Bread  we are only repeating the words of  out many customers, To tlie stranger  we say, Try It and be convinced.  PIES, CAKES, COOKIES, DOUGHNUTS, Etc,,always on hand.  Light Express in Connection  V. 8: N PHONB, 53. ���  PIUS ami  Play a  Prominent  Part in the  Prevention  from  Pains  Peculiar to  Phoenicians  a. p. Mckenzie & co.  DRUGGISTS.  DAN   BURNS  GENERAL  LACKSMITHING AND  REPAIR SHOP  HORSESHOEING o A o SPECIALTY  Dominion Ave..    PHOENIX  W. B. OLSON  General Contractor  and Builder.  ESTIMATES    FURNISHED  EASTERN  Townships  1 ESTABLISHED 1859.  Bank  CAPITAL   -    -  RESERVE FUND  BOARD OK DIRECTORS:  K. W. Hkhrker, President, HON. M.  $2,000,000  $900,000  H.  rahs, Vlce-I'res., Israel Wood, J. 9. Mitchell,  G. Stevens, J. N. Galer, N. V/.Tltomas, C. "  Cocil-  eH,  II.  Katlian, II. II, Brown, Q. C,  HEAD OFFICH. SHERBROOKE, P. Q.  Wm.   FARWKLt,.  Gen'l Mgr., -,,  Jas. Maclcinnon,  Assistant Gen'l Mgr.  S. KrxiKi.r.,  Local Mgr.  8. P. Mokkv, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province of Quebec���  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Malinger.  Rock Island, S, Stevens, Manager.  Cowansvllle, II. F. Williams, Mgr,  Coatlcook, B, Austin, Manager,  Richmond, W. L. Ball,      ������  Granby, W. H. Robinson,"  Bedford, K. W. Morgan,   " 0  Magog, K. P. Olivier,   .     "  St. Hyactnthe, J. La/r&mbolse, Mgr.  Huntingdon, E. N. Robinson, Mgr.  Ormstown, W. H. Hargrave, Acting Mgr.  Iu Province of British Columbia-  Grand Forks, Wm. Spier, Mgr   ''  Phoenix, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Bank of Montreal; London, Kug., National Bank of Scotland; Boston,  National Exchange Bank; New York,' National  Park Bank.  Collections made at all accessible points.  Drafts Issued for any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada, U. S. and Europe. Exchange bought mid sold.  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor. r  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to i*.'  BELL 5  "��STABLES  AND  SALE  H. BELL,  Prop.  Knob Hill  Ave.  Good Saddle, Pack and  Driving Horses. Heavy  Draying. Charges Reasonable.  Phoenix, B. C.  PHOENIX,   B.  \wmmm  c.  Smoke  II. D. PALORCU.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. aod Brooklyn Ave.  \ KELOWNA  CIGARS,  o   o  UNION MADE  Write for prices on all kinds of���  Riding Saddles, Pack Outfits,  Saddle   Blankets,   Cinchas  and Harness.   Price* the lowest  H. C. SMITH, Grand Forks  V. & N. Tel. 9S.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  NOTARY PUBLIC.  PHOENIX, B. C.  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  V. & N. 'Phone, No. 70. PHOENIX, B. C. |  mJPakitetf Decorator and Paper Hanger   a�� Sign 'Painting on short notice. I Office and shop  Prompt attention to all orders. . . . ,|  Phoenix Street.  Hill  O  Thisipopular restaurant is now under the manage-  \^e  meiit of Harry Odains, one of the best known caterers  in the Boundary.   He solicits your patronage.1'  Opp,  Easterr Townships  Bank,  First   Street.  miners   who   forfeited   their  claims through neglecting to take out  licences by May 31k for 1901-2   may  get their rights restored by a'$15.spec  ial license.  John Oliver, M.: L. A. for Delta,'  was a visitor in the city early, in the  week, for the first time, and was  shown through the big mines by Mayor ^Rumberger.  ��� Wednesday the first of four cars of  lumber, for Stephen Tripp, contractor  for the Phoenix school building, was  loaded at McPherson Bros.' mill at  Boundary Falls.  Frank Bailey, of Similkameen City,  was in town Saturday, having recently  returned from his townsite. He says  the interest in coal lands in that section is still unabated.  "For the accommodation of the  Boundary country the C. P. R. will  run a refrigerator car from Nelson  once a week, loadingon Tuesday and  arriving in this section On Wednesday.  Great Northern, surveyors are reported to have completed their work  from Marcus to Cascade, even to  cross-sectioning in some places, and  the letting of contracts is shortly looked for. ,,������.'���    -  The Lewellah, adjoining the Cracker  Jack in this camp, has been, sold  to      -..- b -   Hon. G.  E.  Foster by  t,he British- ers is to be held in August  Dividends Paid Since Jan. 1st.  Since the first of the year the silver-  lead properties of the Slocan and East  Kootenay have paid $398,500 in  profits.  The Payne has paid one dividend of  3 per cent, on its issued capitalization  of $2,600,000, which gave $78,000.  . ��� The St. Eugene has paid $210,000.  The Arlington has given $20,000  in profits.  The Bosun has netted $12,500 to  its shareholders.  The North Star has paid $78,000  to its owners.  In addition to thete, the Ymir  mines, which are working on low grade  gold ore at Ymir, B. C, have paid  $96,000.  The Center Star at Rossland has  given profits of $105,000, which is  equal to 3 per cent. 011 its capital of  $3,500,000.      .  The combined profits of the principal mines of the Kootenay have  been $599,500 since January 1. That  is at'^the rate of about $1,500,000 a  year.  Officers of New Granby Company.  The consolidation of the Miner-  Graves syndicate corporations into the  Graiiby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and ' Power ��� Co., was formally  effected at Montreal a (ew days ago,  when the following directorate was  elected:  S.H.C. Miner, President; Jay P.  Graves, vice-president and general  manager; A. L. White, secretary; G.  W. Wooster, treasurer; A. C. Flumerfelt, assistant general manager.  The following appointments were  made: W. Y. Williams, superintendent of mine; A. B.W. Hodges, superintendent of smelter.  The first meeting of the sharehold-  r. a. scon,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C  EAST  31st May.   8th June  Pan-American  Excur  sions to Buffalo.  June 4, 18.   July 2,   16.  Aug. 6, 20.  Imperial Limited  10th  June.  NOTICE TO PRE-EMPTORS OF  .    CROWN LANDS.  Thcnttcntion or Pre-emptors of Crown lnt>dn  is hereby called to an amendment to the "Land  Act." pnfcsed at the last scision of the Legislature, which provides as follows, viz:���  "9 Pre-cmptor.s of Crown lands, whether in  arrears in pajmentof installments of purchase  money or not, who at thc tunc of coming into  force of���. this act, have obtained Certificates of  Improvement within twelve months thereafter,  shall on conforming with the provisions of the  "Land Act," except as hereby altered, be entitled to obtain Crown grants of their pre-emption claims upon completing payment* of purchase money at the rate e-f 75 cents per acre and  Crown gVaiu fees, which payments may be made  ns follows:  "Twenty-five cents per acre on or before the  31st day of December, 1901;  "Twenty-five cents per acre 011 or before the  30th day of June, 1902 ;  "and the remaining���  "Twenty-five cents per acre on or before the  ?:st day of December, 1901, and without any  urther payment of interest or arrears of interest." W. S. CORK,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  'Victoria, B.C., 1st June, 19*1.        31���34  H. S. CAVLEY.  W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  D, WHITESIDE,  Barrister & Solicitor,  Graves-Williams Block.  PHOENIX, B. C.  For Time-tables, rates  nud   full information  jail on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dev, EJ.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C.  J. S. Carter, D. P. A,  Nelson, B. C  Notice to Creditors.  In the matter of the Wynkoop-Stephens Trading-  Company Limited, and 111 the matter ol tlie  "Companies Winding Up Act, 189S."  Notice is hereby given that the creditors of the  above named company are required on or before  the 9th day of July, i9ot, to send theirnaines and  addresses, and the particulars of their debts or  claims to the undersigned J. V. Hemenway, the  liquidator of the said company, and if so required  by notice in writing from the said liquidator are  to come in aud prove their said debts or claims  at such time and place as shall be specified in  such notice, or iu default thereof they will be  excluded from the benefit of nuy distribution  made before such debts are proved.  Dated at I'lioenix, B. C, this 25th day of May,  1901. ���'  J. F. HEMENWAY,  Liquidator of the above named Company.  <��������������� 30.'  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE agent,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for tithing Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  9:15 a. m.  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Knights of Pytbias.  Meets every Tuesday night  ht 7:30 p.m., Miners' Union  Hall. .  Visiting brethren  welctme.  C. A. McCmjkc-., K. R. S.  J. A. Ci-akk, C. C  MINERAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Alma Fractional and Fairplay Fraction Mineral  Claims. Situate iu Grand Forks Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:���in  Greenwood camp, east of the City of Phoenix.  Take notice that I, John Louis Grahame  Abbott acting as agent for the British Columbia  (Rossland and Slocan) Syndicate,' Limited, Free  Miller's certificate No. b 41161, intend 60 days  from the date hereof to apply to the Miuing  Recorder for certificates oflmprovements for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of each of  theabove claims.  Aud further take notice that action under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificates oflmprovements.  Dated this 26th day January, 1901;  36 T. L. G. A^BOfT.  WINTER SCHEDULE.  Spohanc folk and northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN E'Y.  The only all-rail route between all points east,  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects nt .Meyer's Falls with stage daily for  Republic, and connects at Ilossburg witli stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passenger trains between .Spokane and Northport.  EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 5  Leave.  9:00a. m   12:50 a. m..  1901.  Daily Train Arrive.   Spokane 7:35 p.   ill.   Rossland , ...4:10 p. 111.   Nelson 7.15 p. m.  IL A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  -ft o o <*>  just mm  ���A NICE LINE OF���  Silver, Silvcrine and  Gold Filled Cases  They are beauties. Call and see them.  HENDERSON,  THE   JEWELER.  Souvenir Spoons always in stock.  0 9 C 9 6r-fi> �� 8 ��-  PRACTICAI. HOUSE and SIGN  PAINTERS, DECORATORS, ETC.  Dom. Express Money Orders for sale  Phokk: Columbia 35. -  Pbocnix and  Greenwood, B.C.  m  M  *i> >i  ''��,  .^"8  m  m  :m  "ii  I woo   ���  'VA  H:.  .'������"'.:  -.^^.-^ww-y*."^ k   1 l\l  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  I  19  u  ���   ..'.. 'I  ,'"���/  . v< r. -  , <  icy  ,1 i  0  ������I p  ;>>  * v-,> '  I "i , ,      .  %'y'L  -���"���" i^tj-"  ,/i 3?J,V  >V  ,- ;(-?itr  " '' /A" '  V* ""���.,  '"A - -  .ft,tV'it'/  "I   ' **.  ���V    t-vt. -.       1.1, )  .*  f*t   11- >.  it*��A/'  'ft fv  .1    vl  V  .�����***.  ���>  te:  -. ~> <* ������  B*w*-"!* >     '5~' -*"  r-if v ���-,.,-  tf v  ^*>|r  /-W ,�� *%  "mm.  DOMINION  COPPER  COMPANY'S  ADDITION  TO  ^HHHMMHIIMMIIHIHaaMillllH*  phoInix  Is  Now    on  THE   MARKET  THIS Property is right in the heart of the city.   We are Selling Agents, and  if you want a Choice  Lot,   call  at  once.     Everybody knows where  Phoenix is, the  Paj Roll City of British Columbia  WE HANDLE MINES AND ALL THE LEADING MINING STOCKS.  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS IN ALL PORTIONS OF  THE CITY,        f  RUMBERGER & TAYLOR, phoenix, B. C.  REAL ESTATE AND MINES,  -.  Slaughter sale of Men's Furnishings  We have put our Large Stock of Men's Furnishings on the  market at less than fire sale prices.   Call and inspect. Ub  SlAW-McQUAID; COMPANY,   Limited I  ,S > ,      '' OPPOSITE OLD IRONSIDES HOTEL. ,      _ g  ; For a Fine Fitting Suit of Clothes or a Spring  Overcoat; made up in the latest style and with the  best trimmings, call on  Mc^ TAILOR  * '"   '" >\  Opposite the Post Office.  Who carries a large stock of Pine English, French and Scotch\ Tweeds and  , Serges. ;;Only,union help employed: *    ' ,. ',���  i TkI^cai;aSt;1J  '       l    ' I 1  K.'C.'B, Sword was in4'town Nearly t in  .tbevedc'v' '��� '        "    *   -      '  SEARS-  GENTS'   FURNISHINGS,  =DRY  GOODS,   BOOTS   AND   swnpg,-^  A  LTHOUGH OUR EIGHT-  Day Sale is off we are still  offering: our Boy's, Youths,'  and Men's Clothing. Bed Sheeting  way down. Also have few nice pat  terns in Carpets.   Must close ojt  Clothing way down for cash ";  v���...u> 1 \e >_ *"���!-.i.r      i . .  laving just taken over  ���. . .. consigf.ment or Boys'  Youth's and Men's Clothing at a great bargain, we propose to give you the benefit.  Large stock f( Pants at a big discount. We are headquarters on Shoes for Boys', Girls',  Youths/ Misses,' Men's, and Ladies in imported and domestic makes, and will make  you satisfactory prices.  CHAS. SEARS, Manager.  Dr.* MaUfron, dentist, Greenwood, ,, A/eranda Ogilvy  a I  both 'phones.       \ ofNorthport, arrived  in  '   i n"' i   '     ^  ' -j* ' .' 'r   . '   r.   day, and invested in Don  ,    J Fle^manrpresident oT the B.     *      It was his first v  morning in the, Old Ironsides mine,  but are at work again.  ./ Neal Hardy, and family arrived  Tuesday from their ranch at Lime  creek, on the north fork: of Kettle  river, and will make their home here.  Aiexandei Ogilvy, a business man  xr~,u . :.���.j   m   low���"j-ues_  Dominion avenue  realty. It was his first visit to Phoenix. ���   "  When in Grand Forks, July istand  2nd, call on A. D. Morrison, the  jeweler and optician, and have' your  eyes tested'for a good fitting pair of  glasses. .  P. I). McTavish, representing the  B. C. Permanent Loan and Savings  Co, arrived in the city Wednesday, I  and is arranging to open a branch of  the company here.  O. IV. Dey, CV. R. agent in Phoenix, expects to .spend his vacation this  year-visiting the Pan-American Exposition al Buffalo. He will start 'as  soon "as he caii be relieved.    , '  * Arrangements were made at Thursday afternoon's meeting of those interested in theChurch of England for  a dance to be given" Friday evenina,  ,     - , June 28, at Miners' Union hall.  .  Several gentlemen of leisure con-'- o������.������ ��..���!,.      u  tribDMdfcVto the ex^equer pf the [\'J^EJ1^", h�� ���*���} a  city in the jlolice court laV Wednes l fS^;** 0rand ,-Forki c?'eLb,a"  day.   ,' ' " "   '      *   -.*        "on ��Mn��nittee, requesting-the  Phoe-  "   ' " n'<x boys to pait ciija'te in the lacrosse  C Hotel Co., came in Thursday  \V. K.k C. Manly, of Grand Forks,  was a visitor in Phoenix this  week.  Morrison,   optician   antj, ������> jen-eler,  .   Grand Forks.' 'See him July rand a.  ,' - This section of< the province has  been long on wet weather for the last  two or three weeks.'    ' ' n,,  .    l  .' v Dr. Arthur   Burns,   of  Republic,  , physician for the Republic mine spent  1  last Sunday in this city. '    ���  Wm. Anderson,' superintendent of  ' the construction of the Cascade water  power, was in the city Monday.'  r   August Jackson, owner of the Cen-  v   tral hotel, on  Old Ironsides, avenue,  came over from Rossland  this week.  ~J \George W, Blake has taken over  . the Phoenix Cafe,* and  being an experienced man in his line should do  ���weii.   -',J. :--��.v  'V  ia- ->���*���-,���  I?- ' 1 -  if.w.f*1. ->  ��av*  i,yvr��3��v v 'J \   <i!\.'  '  day;  Louis Ernst,' manager of the Call-  ,  fornia Wine Co, Nelson, made one of  his^riodical visits to'Phoenix Wednesday.  s Prof. G. A. Graham, of Republic,  su]>erintendent of schools for Ferry  county, sjient several days in the city  this week.  Next Thursday a lodge of the Odd  Fellows will be organized in Phoenix,  W. M. Law, of Greenwood, acting as  ��� installing officer,     ' '"-  The  Hunter-Kendrick  Co.   have  moved into the new and commodious  tinshop just completed, adjoining the  k store of the concern.  ���    The- board of> licence commissioners   ���  ,r.for the'aty of Phoenix met-Wednes-! ��  . lday evening.^'and". adjourned to thisl *  evening at eight o^lockr I ' ^  ^  J  , - M. Madden, of- Nelson, who will  '' erect the ^McMillan   block,   was   in  i1* "town /Monday, making arrangements  ] ?to )&& thc work started.  "*    ^Tomorrow Evening there will be a  '" ^K.^ofP. memorial service in the Presbyterian church.   Phoenix Lodge No.  ���28 will attend in a body.   '  Wm. Yolcn Williams and" O. B.  Smith of the Gr.yiby staff, are off on  a business trip to the coast. '1 "iiey are  expected back Monday. - J    '  G. \VV U'ooster, treasurer of the  Granby company; ��|>ent a couule of  days hi the Icity. this week, accompanied by Mrs. Wooster.    t  , Milkr an3' Shanaliah,  two minerp,  ' wre   partially ' suffocated    Tuesday  games to be played there on Dominion  day., They will do so.*  A. J.-rMcGuire has finished the  work of clearing the ground on Knob  Hill avenue, corner ,of School street,  where the $3,000 public school build-,  ing is to be erected by Stephen Tripp  at once. '  Alfred McMillan who came over  from Rossland last Saturday, to spend  several days" at the Snowshoe mine,  expects his brother, A. J. McMillan,  to return from London about the last  of June. ��"  Char|es H. Wolf came up from  Grand Forks Monday, and with J. F.  Hemenway, of the local Granby office,  visited the Mother Lode and Sunset  mines in Deadwood camp, and the B.  C. Copper Co.'s smelter.  As soon as they 'can get the new  grade on Dominion avenue. 'Ihos.  Hardy and A. P. McKenzie will start  work on a 25x60^0 story store building, to be used by��� l>oth ^ concerns for  their respective businesses.  t <��� ' \ (s ,  ' .Excavation for the new bank block,  to be erected by Messrs. jGraves- and  Williams, is" progressing;'arid Smith  Bros.,"contractors for the substructure, "will "probably'be able to get  started next week.  Today at ,10 a. m., the board of  license commissioners for Boundary  creek district will meet at the Commercial hotel, Eholt, to consider ap-  plicattons^for retail liquor licenses.  Constable I. A. Dinsmoie, of ('rand,  Forks, is chief license inspector.  Next Wednesday evening, 19th inst.,  the ladies of the Presbyterian church  will give an ice cream social at the  church to the many friends of the work.  It goes without saying that there will  be a large attendance/  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  J' fence  Dogs found nrithliLthe city limit* trier the 15th  {nut., on which dop tax has not been paid for  1901, will be impounded and shot.  ," I). McMHxax,  .. Chief of Police.  Copper  Company's Addition    P0R  Phoenix  BUSINESS MENTION.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Rendell  Block, Greenwood. V. & N. phone 96.  Good comfortable rooms at reasonable rates, at Norden hotel, Dominion  avenue. *  Stores and offices to rent in Morrison-Anderson block. * Apply-to McArthur & Monk.      ��� *  Good comfortable rooms at reasonable rates, at Norden hotel, Dominion  avenue. , *  Three new and slightly used upright pianos at~a great bargain.  One walnut at $250.    v  One mahogany, latest artistic design at $325. ,  - One modern" style, oak case, fully  guaranteed at' $275. Greenwood  Music Store, Greenwood, B. C.     *  LOTS  SALE  We. handle - desirable  Business and Residence  Lots in all parts of the  City. Conduct a General  Brokerage and Insurance  Business.  NcARTHlie & MONK,  AGENTS.  GRAVES WILLIAMS  BLOCK.  PHONE:  V. & N., 52.  Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction of teeth at Dr. Mathi-  son's.    Both phones. '     *  See Almstrom,& Berg at, the Nor  den hotel, Dominion avenue.        *.  For Sale���5-Octave Piano. Apply  to Mrs.W. BAVillcox, Grey Eagle ave,  Ntew York Central...  1 ^     v.&k. �����,...��-    Mrs. A. M. Halt P  McRAE BROS. & SMITH  Leading Stationers  and Newsdealers  ���-*-_-���of PHOENIX  FURNISHED    ROOMS   AND  ���-���-��-���-��� a ��� ��� 9-9 9* e ��� Q9-9-G  Proprietor.  PRIVATE    BOARD  ������������������������������e* ������ma9*��a,a��9ifaa,9ltiomoam����a,��aaaa>aeo99maaf  DEY GOODS  9  DOMINION  AVENUE.  GENTS"  09  FURNISHINGS  ,  .   Will be Interested in  WHITEWEAR  a* ^and WALKING SKIRTS.***  For the Nicest Selection ever'  opened up  SEE   OUR,WINDOWS  S. TOBACCOS, nt  IN GkEAT VARIETY.  GRAVES  WILLIAMS  BLOCK.  9  ��OIX   Q.W.BLAKE  Prop.  Not low grades, but Iin-  ported L Worsteds, Tweeds  and Serges, made  and to wear.     Our prices  are such, as will please any  0S009  Furnishing your   house  Spring Cleaning.  for  ***w-w����  rf\^w^,  Only the best of everything to be found in the  markets. Home cooking. A trial solicited.  Specialty of Short Orders at all hours.  Opp. Post Office,  DOMINION AVE.  T  ��******��**����*o*��*��***9*9*9o��<>*99*99a9o9w^^  1' '/-*i������., "i'i.rf.-\ -,n t���!*%���... *.j-i ', *'. t *,.-������. -.���:.;��� ���.'?������:-��� '.���.��� ��� ?,- *.\^ ��������� ���. -. *. "&���? --��� ��� '���,:. *.'i-,.:-jift L���>��/[.-...*��� I. ;;��� ?: 1 ..-,���*-���; .ins���������.',.- ���- -lv.'*������ -;: 1 ���"  IHw'  WEDNESDAY EYE,  JUNE 19th  4S"AT THE"'*  nrni! noi  Given by the Ladies' Aid  COME AND BRING  YOUR FRIENDS

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