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Array ���������������#>��������*���*���������*���������������������������������������������***���*���*�����������������*���*������#*������������*���������������������������������������.  *�����+�������������������������������� �������������������  ^rgesf cmd Best Selected  Stock in the City,  The latest thing in Shirt! Waists.  Is  JOLY CHOSEN  Now Lieutenant-Governor  of British Columbia.  T1I0S. R.  McINNES WAS tISMISSED  m  Just in, a large line of Summer Dress Muslins, Etc.  ..,;.'     *r>. '������-'���'  -' .���'  A special cut this month in the price of  GROCERIES to FAMILIES.  Full and complete lines of  Groceries/  Goods,,  Building  and ''MINING SUPPLIES.  Late Governor Was Given a Chance (o Resign,  But Did Not Take Advantage of it���Resolutions Front Tbe Coast  Dry  m  Prompt Delivery.  Unequalled Prices.  M  nit nn-iiMi (o.. liM  Ever since election the politicians  at the coast have been guessing 'as to  the probable outcome in regard to the  .lieutenant-governor. They all appeared to agree that his usefulness was  gone, and the'(resolutions of the convention of the latcr opponents of the  govern ment, last Monday, was evidently promptly sent to Ottawa, and  caused the dismissal of Mr. Mclnnes.  The following dispatch from Victoria,  dated Wednesday, shows the result:  "The axe fell today  when  Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes was dismissed  from office by the Ottawa government  and Sir Henry Joly has been appointed  in his stead.    Joly has given   up  his  position in the   Dominion  cabinet  to  accept the post, and as he is at Ottawa'  it will take a short time  before, he can  get to Victoria  to take up  his  duties.  In the  meantime  Premier Dunsmuir  cannotappoint the remaining members  of a cabinet, so a lull is bound to ensue  until Joly arrives.    Mclnnes feels very  sore, but declines  to   talk  for  publication,   though   he says  that   he  will  give a  statement to the press in a few-  days.    Joly  cannot  be  officially   appointed   until   Mclnnes  receives   his  dismissal by mail and acknowledges it.  There was great joy here today   when  Mclnnes' dismissal, was announced."  early in July. This will be a very  short one, lasting only about ten days,  for the voting of supplies, and no contentious bills arc to be brought forward. There was a fear that Governor Mclnnes, who has been asked  to resign, would dismiss the ministers  who had been unfaithful to him in  asking the governor-general for his  dismissal and thus playing into Joe  Martin's hands by precipitating another  serious situation.  Just before adjournment an important resolution was passed to the effect  that mciTibers of the legislature there  assembled agreed to* the principle of  the eight-hour law.  CHOKED UP WITH ORE  Ore  Bins, Stopes and   Drifts  Are Crammed Full.  IN OLD IRONSIDES AND KNOB HILL  DOMINION day at greenwood,  Great   Preparations   Belcj  .     CelebratlS1  Great  preparations  for the Dominion Day  Greenwood.   On account  day falling on a Sunday, tbe  be held on  Friday  aor-*  next week, the 29th an  Governmental Extravagance.  Any one of the hundreds who constantly travel over the . wagon road  between Phoenix and Greenwood can  testify to the dire need of'repairs to a  considerable extent.' This, week the  government evidently thought that a  crisis had come in road repairing, and  taking the bull by the horns, regardless  of all possible consequences, actually  spent $10 (think of it! $10 all at once!)  on this piece of road. And Mr. Mc-  Mynn, representing the government at  Greeenwood, says this is all that can  be spared. If this sort of thing keeps  up, the province will soon be irretrievably plunged into debt.  The road between Phoenix and the  Winnipeg mine will have to get along,  apparently, in its present horrible condition, for Gold Commissioner Kirkup,  of Rossland, recently went oyer it, and  said it was good enough. ;It is noticeable, however, that wagon roads around  Rossland are in no such condition.  About 30 Men Laid off For a Few Days Till  1   Shipmenis to Granby Smeller Begins In  Earnest���C. P. R. at Fault.  SHIPS A CAR DAILY  the  Record  olden Crown.  of the  19-  si  W  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  at:  t&tr*w&&5!&g&*$&��&&@*M*s*f'ig&  sjasaNEs.*"*5V��*v****'sH\*a/'*^^  Popularity is the Best Test of Quality.  <*"**NH/'"'''rSH"��J'''NI^^  Ask your neighbors what they think of  our groceries. We have no stale stock to  "skiff off."    Just fresh seasonable goods.  (E)f Course You Hear  Lots   <  BIG  ���joout prices���Perhaps You get a Price List-  promising exceptional values.  Here  , VTc guarantee equal value for the money and 16 ounces'  for eve^ pound of goods ordered. [  fr$^ trial order will convince you I  f-fchat these are not idle words.  I*  New Cabinet Officers.  When James Dunsmuir was called  upon by Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes  to form a,government, he at once set  about the task. James H. Turner,  formerly premier, was .chosen- finance  minister, and D.M. Eberts as attorney-  general. These were theonly appointments made up to the time that? Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes was dismissed by I.ord"Mintb. It is expected the  balance of the cabinet portifolios will  go lo members from the mainland,  and as usual, all sorts of rumors are  afloat as to who will be selected.  Wanted Mclnnes Dismissed.  The convention of the late opponents of the government, held at Vancouver last Monday; passed the/olfow-  ing resolution unanimously, having  been moved by R. G. Tallow and  seconded by R. McBride:  "Resolved, that in the opinion of the  undersigned members-elect of the legislative assembly of British Columbia,  the action of the governor in  calling  upon Joseph Martin   to form a ministry, while wholly   unsupported   in the  legislature and giving him such an unwarranted time to complete  his  cabinet, and his completion of the same by  gentlemen unendorsed by the  electorate, was contrary to the principles, use-  ages and customs of constitutional government, and  detrimental  to the best  interests  of the  province; and  alter  having been emphatically condemned  by the electorate  at  the  late general  elections, respectfully  request the premier of Canada to lay these facts   before the  governor-general of Canada,  humbly suggesting that the  usefulness  of His Honor, the lieutenant-governor  of British Columbia, is gone."  Phoenix Will Be Represented.  A number of those in town who are  of an athletic turn of mind, are practicing up to take part in the Dominion day celebration at Greenwood,  next Friday and Saturday. As Phoenix has some good men in this line,  they will .doubtless make a good accounting of themselves. The Old  Ironsides boys are practicing daily for  a foot ball contest, and one will  probably be arranged with a Greenwood eleven for next Friday or Saturday. . .  New K. of P. Officers.  .I'hoenix Lodge No.,-3% Krirj3ts :of  Pythias, at the regular weekly meeting  last Monday night, elected new officers,  as follows: C. C, Jas. A. Clark; V. C,  C, W. Abbott; Prelate, Dr. G. S. Gordon; M. of \V., Chas. W. Thompson;  M.of A., Joe Mandel; M.of F., M.A.  McQuarrie; M. ofE., G.W. Rumberger;  K. of R. arid S., L.C. Crawford; I.G., I  T. A. Blair; O. G��� Harry Lee.  The lodge is flourishing and new  members are introduced to his goat-  ship at nearly every evening.  It i.s a rare circumstance, when  the  ore bunkers, stopes, drifts and tunnels  of a mine are so full of ore  that men  must be laid off till   the railway can  take it away. Such, however, is exactly  the condition  at  the Old  Ironsides,  Knob Hill  and  Victoria mines,  and  last  Wednesday  some 30 men  were  forced to suspend temjiorarily, as there  simply was not room for them to work.  Superintendent   Win.   .'Yolen   Williams    returned   from   Grand Forks  Tuesday, and as the C.P.R. were so far  behind   with finishing  up the spur to  the smelter,_as well as in  completely  ballasting "the Phoenix spur, these men  were laid off for a  few  days.    Work  with six drills  was   discontinued   but  work on other parts of the  properties  continues as usual.  While the officials at the mines can  give no set date at which shipments  will actually begin, they can hardly be  postponed now for more than a few  days at most. The delay and trouble  is entirely with the C. P. R. management. 'I'he ballasting gang has been  shorthanded since June ist, when the  wages were reduced from $2.00 to  $1.75 per day. The track has been  laid to the smelter, but several side  tracks were needed and some trestle  work had to be done.  Early in the week a track gang came  up the Phoenix branch, and has partially ballasted the Knob Hill and  Ironsides spurs, but some small changes  have yet to be made, so that when  shipping does begin, it can continue  without- interruption for needed  changes.  ,. Yesterday,'June asd, was the date  set for-the shipment of the new 16-drill  duplex Rand air compressor by the  Jcnckcs Machine Co., from the shops  at Sherbrooke, Quebec. The compressor house is practically completed, and the foundations for the big]  machine will be ready by the time the  shipment arrives.  includes  aorse-  Over $2,ioo<';n cash has alrcau  subscribed. 'I'heC.P.R. has gran  a single fare for the round trip from  all points in the Kootenays and Boundary. This goes into effect on the 28th  and is good until the 2nd inst. Arrangements have also been made for a  special train returning on Sunday, the  ist of July. ���,  < ��� ���  The two days' progp��Birnc  athletic sports, firemen,  racing, drilling and woo1  tests.    The programme  morning   with  a  parade,1  prizes will be given for, th  rated floats.  The first eve  chopping contest,  with>V  and $10.    The athletic evl  a   100-yard dash, first prize $20,  ond $10 and a 440-yard race with two  prizes of $25 and $15. There will also  be high and long  jumping.    The first  days' horse racing has a one-half mile  free for all, best two out of three heats, J  for $100 first and $40  second; a 600  yard pony race for $20 and $10; one-  half mile trotting  for carriage  horses  $20   and    tin    nnrl    n Jjgr.,1     old-fasll-  ioned Indian race.  Many teams will ei  contest, which will be  In   the  double handed,  goes to the winning team  the second best.   In the'iix4'~  contest, $45 is the purse/^ovOi1  ner and $25   for  second   W**  day's entertainment will conclude  a ball.  . The second day's events  will probably be the most exciting to the  spectators, as the programme includes  the  hose reel races.    Secretary Ehrlich has  had replies from the Rossland, Nelson,  and Grand Forks departments,  saying  that their teams would  be  on  hand.  The first prize for the wgt  $150.    The  second  $.  ditions require a race of  the hydrant and the layin  of   hose.    The cart is  to  OUT  SO CARS SO FAR  Last Payment of $12,500 Made on Hartford  Group���Work Has Been Resumed on  Mountain View.  will be  po>  Wnt>.,  2��o,ect  JP' 250  leet othose.    The purse'tfor the   hub  ^J&yyiihya  qired to be. pulled   150  teet, "t?*^  250 feet of   hose.    For the wheelmei  there is to be  and "hub   races    is  second/prize of $40.  re;  Golden Crown Ore Runs $21.  L. Orde,   the secretary  of  Will Have Short Session.  The so-called opposition convention  closed harmoniously. The mainland  gave in, temporarily at least, to the  Vancouver Island delegation, this being the only way in which, as one  member put it, ���ex-premier Martin  could be effectively extinguished. '  convention unanimously 5 agreed to  support Premier Dunsmuir and his  government in passing all necessary  legislation at the coming session, with  the understanding that there will be a  thorough reconstruction of the cabinet  after the  session,   which   takes  place  W. L. Orde, the secretary of the  Brandon and Golden 'Crown  Company, returned recently from Wellington camp, in the Boundary Creek  country. He says everything about  the mine is proceeding like clock work,  and the prospects of the company  never were brighter. Three hundred  tons of ore have already been shipped  to the Trail smelter, and daily shipments will continue. The smelter returns give $21 per ton in all values.  Mr. Orde says the ore i.s similar in appearance and quality to that of the  Le Roi and War Eagle mines, but goes  higher in values.  The company lias reason to congratulate itself on its proud position, which  M1..G. H. Collins the managing director, has brought it to. There arc  large reserve ore bodies on the 100 and  150-foot levels, and the mine will be a  steady shipper from this out. The  pay-roll of the mine averages $3,500 a  month, and the present force of 20  men will be increased, so that the development work will keep pace with  the output of ore.  Andrew Laidlaw yesterday wired  the president of the company, Hon. T.  I'he Mayne Daly, Q. C, from Denver, Col.,  that the results of the Loder smelter  test of the five tons of Golden Crown  ore taken there by Mr. Laidlaw for  experimental purposes was highly satisfactory; being gold $22.40, silver 7S  cents and copper 26-10 per cent; in  all values  $36.68.���Rossland  Miner.  KNOB tHU ORE TRAIN  First in Phoenix Arrived Yesterday.  And Will Go Out To Granby Smelter Today-  Many More To Follow.  a one-half-mile bicycle  race for purse of $30 and $10. The  prospector, too, will have a chance to  carry off a prize, there being a 100  yard dash and a 75 yard race, carrying a 50-pouhd pack. The day's  horse racing includes a half-mile and  repeat free lor all, with $40 and $20  purses; one-half tiiile fo  one-half mile free for a  half mile ladies' race. T'J  series of the diilling isa-d  contest for $120 with $50  and a single-handed conteStf'."  of $45 and #25. The cl->.'.'.".;'....���  conclude with a tug of war.  The Golden Crown has now become  one of_the steady  shippers  over  the  spur'of the C. P. R.    At first.  cars  were  available,  which  ding a slow  process;  but, of  regulation ore cars have  been  by the railway company, and  nd unloading is consequently  d".    In   conservation    with  a  man yesterday   W. J.  Porter,  who is in charge of the Golden Crown,  said:,    .       ;  "We are shipping at regular intervals  now, and   send  out seven cars of ore  per week, or an  average  of. one  car  daily.    We expect  to  send  out  four  cars tomorrow, which will make a total  of 30 cars shipped by the Crown since  rails were laid to our ore bunkers.  '    .ar will  hold  about   23 ton's,  total of nearly 700 tons ship-  ,  ate.    The ore   goes   to the  nelterl    Our  icturns  at   first  fiout$2i to the  ton,  but  they  'mewhat better now."  e cost of freight and treatment'at  Frail to mines on   the Phoenix spur is  $7 per ton.      ������  Paid up on  Hartford.  Last Monday the final   payment  of  $12,500 was  made   on the   Hartford  group, close  to, the   Golden   Crown.  This amount was turned over by H. N.  Galer  of Grand   Forks   to the   late  owners  John Rogers and   H. Jones.  The group of claims   was  located  in  S95 by Mr. Rogers, and last fall were  ojed to   Eastern   Townships   and  y'jTj.    ipitalists  for  $35,000.   The  .'���on the bond have  all   been  1 development has been carried  "r-'jily since last fall.'"It' has "re-"'.'���''  n. opening, up  some  fine  ore  ""-.e.s, and the Hartford is now  considered one of the coming properties of  the camp.  The Hartford has been developed  by a perpendicular shaft, which has  been sunk to a depth of 100 feet.  Crosscutting and drifting to the extent  of 125 feet has been done and several  good ore bodies opened up. The  other claims of the group have also had  some prospecting work done on them.  The. owners of the property have every  mrl,  i**!*  to feel encouraged with the  f the work thus far, which is in  of J. A. Williamson.  BRIEF BIT IAIPORTANT.  Since the'preceding article was put  in type a train of ore cars arrived in  Phoenix, and was switched up to the  Knob Hill ore bunkers. The cars  will be loaded today with all possible  dispatch, and sent down to the Granby  smelter at Grand Forks. This will be  the first shipment of ore ever made by  rail from the big mines of Phoenix  camp. From now on there wil! doubtless be a steady stream of ore trains  going out from the Old Ironsides, Victoria and Knob Hill mines.  m  Agent for  -and���  'S  PHOENIX, B. C.  r-sa-jSi"  Agent for the Phoenix Assurance Co., of  London, England;  The Western Assurance Co., of Toronto;  The British America  Assurance   Co.,   of Toronto;  The Mutual Life Insurance Co., of New York;  The Ocean-Accident and Guarantee Corporation, of London.  Lloyd's Plate Glass Insurance Co. of New York.  Sciling; Agent for the OLD IRONSIDES TOWNSITE.  Residence Lots on 4th of July mineral claim now  on sale:   Price $25C--easy terms.  i.ve. &nd Fitst Street,  Columbia Tclcphcuc, Nt). 2.  Phoenix, B. C.  In Boundary Mines.  The Blue Bell and R. Hell in Summit camp are working steadily, with  favorable results.  Development on the Mountain View,  adjoining the Ii. C. in Summit camp,  was resumed on Thursday of this week,  after a stoppage of a couple of months.  Development so far consists of a 90-  foot tunnel and a 45-foot shaft with  501'eet of drifts. It is expected to strike  the ore body shortly.  Nick Tregear took charge of the  Winnipeg last Monday and began  underground work once more. It is  expected that a larger force than ever  will soon be employed. Thus far 1 5  airs have been shipped. The net  returns for three cars recently shipped  are given out us #787.93. No. 1 gave  <j?ro. 20; No. 2, #13.86; No. 3,#14.05  per ton, after freight and treatment  charges has been taken out.  A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the Snowshoe, who has been to  Victoria, is expected at the mine today, accompanied by J. W. Astley, the  consulting engineer.  In the Transvaal the British forces  are gradually making progress in driving the Boers to the intr.," A rumor  is current that KrugelT M,'ls . "-.: .������"'  and i.s on his way to Europe.  Wm. McKinley was nominated for  president of the United States at Philadelphia last Thursday, Theodore  Roosevelt, governor of Kt^��- York, was  nominated lor the vice-pies:-'.}:,���;;>.  ���w ���  Admiral Seymour, commanding i..-^  allied forces in China, which have  been marching on Peking, arrived at  that city last Sunday afternoon. The  Chinese losses are reported at 500.  jfz ?*e Encountered on War Eagle,  ���Clifford  da,  ..earing .      &V  This   time,   however,   :..e  cause   was.  ascertained to lie the encountering  of  an ore chute in the raise.    The raise is  being made in the west drift, 160 feet  from the bottom of the 100 foot shalt.  Thus   far   the   workmen   have  raised  through eleven   feet  of good   chalco-  pyrite, and are still driving through it.  While the management of the mine are  ving much about it, it is evident  ���ey are  not  a   little  pleased   at  ��� ike.    Tests of the ore are   now  made.  t. .1  tl,  be  Grading (he Old  Ironsides.  The Granby Consolidated Mining  it Smelting Co., Ltd., owners of that  portion of Phoenix known as the Old  Ironsides addition, i.s advertising in  this issue of the Pioneer for bids for  street grading. The streets which will  be graded under this contract are Old  Ironsides avenue for 2070 feet and  First street for 647 feet. Bids must lie  in by next Saturday, June 30th. The J tota  inadin  Mr. Graves' Propositions lo Grand Forks.  Jay P. Graves, general   manager  ol"  the Granby smelter, has  submitted   a  proposition for the ao   " ' '  Grand Forks water wif  light plants for a  pen  Mr. Graves, for the S  to assume the electric  debentures of the cit��  $50,000, take $7,000  off the city's hands,  000 in improving  bo  also seeks to acquire   t \ lu-  railway privileges for 1 ���> 1111 .  The proposed bylaws giving  these proposed    agreements  voted on shortly.  Mr. Graves has also submitted a  proposition to the city of Columbia  for providing water works, electric  lights and a trolley line for   that  city.  loklyn Superintendent Engaged.  L. Parker, the well known Ross-  mining engineer, has been engaged by the Dominion Copper Co. as  the new superintendent of the Brooklyn,  Stemwinder, Idaho, Standard and  Rawhide properties in this camp, on  which work is expected to start in tho  near future. The old' superintendent,  was   Frank  Robbins,   who is now in  r-_j>s  y.yy<��M���  .���5-':*"fe<S>  fill  ��� .���M*:)sJi'sJ:��  'Bfe#  ill  ��� ������ ^tv.y-  He seeks in retur  Ymir'HIae'sC  The managemt  places  the   profit  operations for M:  3��  1 per cent on the paid up capital  stock forthe current half year. 'I'he dividend i.s payable at the head offices and  branches on and after July 3d next.  C. P.    R.     carpenters   have  erecting the    Phoenix      freight  ��^m*  a1  *  T*S  V  I  ^^ Sfc  V*  1*  been  depot  'I  L&  ***�����.  i <  1  b of these streets will lie a great  improvement to that part of town.  First street will be eight feet higher at  the crossing of tlie creek, while the  grade of Old Ironsides avenue up to  the C. P. R. depot will be equalized  and improved.  ing the month  milled, producing  and 175 tons ot  leceipts for t  at $22,031, 1',e expenses at ^7793,  and the value of outstanding concentrates at $2400.  R.  the (  Vancouver.  K.  Gosncll,   former  reenwuod   Miner,   1  y   editor  'as   uoiie  town yesterday UT  ore  find  on   tne War  he   is   a   .stockholder,  down   the   hill   from  th  &���    *24 "    A  ~, -Terr* 7f rCF*l\  ������  w  *��*mm$m  ���TO  ,1 >*f '  ���u  %w  1 (.' 111  Eagle, in which  Alter    coining  the mine,   Mr.  expression  ot  a  man  Mint 11 wore  who was   well    pk-asetl   with   v.Ii.lI   Ii  bae. sivn.  ^nw  '���1 -1'* l '^*MpiP*  ^ - 1,1 ;s~.v ��� ^ "v?  fa~\ :yvr.M. **,'�� .-.<: i ���**'-.: ���>,;���;*��������:-,:^v,*..r*--*,r r&" ������*��� >>'*' '-.-������-tVi a  ���Ml  lift  hSpN  ���ti��,'v'  (l^pfc-...,,..  SfiSte  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  The Phoenix Pioneer*  JSMTJJ ON SAWKUAY JIV THK  vioxrkr rvnumvsa co  AT I-JMIJ..\JX. I.   C  The plucc inhere the miner* sire.  W. B. WILLCOX, MANACtR.  C(>lu>i;t)ia And llouudary Crcclc  Telephones.  ���IIIMWITIONN  Ver Ve��r���,    ���  fM\ MunUis   ^To Ktn-cijiu Countries.  1.S5  2.50  paratively vourg man, 48 years of age,  and while not 2. brilliant debater, he  has a. 'SJronjj, oommosi-sense way o(  putting thing* that makes his sjx.'eclies  loicelul and gives them weight."  ANENT REDISTRIBUTION.  For years the boundary has been  crying out for just representation at  Victoria, but thus far without avail.  It has been readily promised by each  government, but we are yet practically   ��� ��� ������  unrepresented.  A Iwriijiiig rote, n-iiUlicJou implication. . . .  i.tK0| .tuuee,;oni,.i 5��nts,.ir u.ie. l "<* *>x constituencies ot   Kootenay  j.-uui ����uiy insertion* consiitiitcoiie liioiitii'c ���0r w|,|t", ueare unfortunately a part,  " '" "'e' for election puiposes���polled over 7,-  400 votes. The 14 members on Vancouver island did not receive as many  votes. The nine members from Vancouver city, New Westminster and  Westminster disttict were considerably  behind the 7,400 figure. Endless  comparisons could be drawn to show  that this section has been shamefully  neglected and misrepresented.  Another reason why we should  be  1900  JUNE  1900  Sun    Mon  Tues   Wed  Thu  FrI     Sat  I        2  5     A  5     6  7  S     9  JO     II  12    13  J4  15    16  %7   iS  19   20  21  22   23  24   25  26   27  2S  29   30  EVIDENCES OF PERMANENCE.  It is a fact that cannot be winked at  <��� talked  away,   that  the  Iloundarv  time they wouldn't have enough mind  kit to change.���Grand Forks  Miner.  Sir Wilfred Lauiier proposes to increase the Chinese headtax from $50  to $100. This would be as effective  as the proverbial old woman's broom  in stopping the tide.���^Rossland  Record.  It seems that the people of- British  Columbia, in their anxiety to dethrone  joe Martin, have crowned J^unsmuir  King of IJritish Columbia, 'i'his looks  like a case of the devil and the deep  sea.���Sandon Paystreak.  Eighteen candidates in the recent  contest contributed to the Provincial  exchequer the sum of $3,600.00., It  will help pay the: expenses of the election.���Kamloops Standard.  More .steel is used , in making pens  than swords and guns. This is another proof that .the..pen is mightier  than the swoOd, except when . handled  by jacklegs.���New Denver Ledge.  Charles Semlih and J. Fred Hume  were wiser men than Mr. Cotton and  scott & McLaren,  CONTRACTOKS AND liUII.DKRS,  ESTI.MATKSFUKNI.SHKD.'  PHOENIX, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  S. CAYLEY. W.I1. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  .      Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B.,C.  ALD.HAT1 & BLUNT,  Mink Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  '.   Phoenix, B.C.  INSURANCE AGENT,  EIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner fur titklnir Afflilnvlts.  Phoenix, B.  R. B.KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C  A. E. ASHCROFT,  MINING AND CIVIL; ENGINEER  1'ROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  VaUGHAN &'��� flclNNES,  The Pioneer  ���..Butchers  Of the Camp.  Wehaudle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish,. Poultry and Oysters iu season.  BAUER & ASHCROFT,  VANCOUVER, li. C.  0REENW0OD, B. C  prised in Rossland riding   polled  958  .   yofes.    This year it had 2610,   or an  < onntry, in common with the rest of increase of about 175 per cent.    And  British  Columbia,   hai   been    going yet East Lillooet with   208  votes   -  given one or two members of our own] Mr.'   Forster.    They   abandoned the  is shown by a comparison of the elec- sI.**P wh*n she struck. t,le rocks. and  tion returns for 189S and   those   for  1906.    In 1898 the district now. com  ���through a depression in trade circles  Excry town has felt it and every business man has been '.speculating as to  when it would end. One theory advanced is that it is the reaction consequent njiOn the rush following the  building of a new line of railway.  But, as far as Phoenix is concerned,  the Pioneer takes a different view.  The ballasting of the railway to this  |>oint is only just being completed.  }n a few days we shall see the first of  ,a succession of trains canying ore to  the reduction woiks���oie that is taken  from bodies of mineral that will pio-  duce lor years to come. This fact  should gradually make improved business conditions.  Other evidences of faith in the permanence of Phoenix are not wanting,  tithgr.     After    mature   delibeiation,  find being in the best possible position  to judge of the t real  backing of the  ramp, the managers of one of the oldest  chartered banking institutions of Candida, decided to establish a branch here.  JLast week the bank began  business in  Phoenix.    It is also announced that a  custom   house will  be opened   here  < shortly, one of the consequences of  the completion of the railway  to  this  point. ' '  The Pioneer does not believe that  all these substantial advances mean a  Doom or anything of that 'kind.    But  jhey do mean the gradual  fulfillment  of the predictions already made for  Phoenix.   At present   there are  no  business openings here���almost every I  line is well represented.    But, as  the  iire trains grow larger and   more  fre-(  ajuent, there will be a gradual and per- j  inanent growth of the place, and hopes  long defcried will crystallize into  reality.    Phoenix certainly  has a bright  future.  West Lillooet with 222   votes,  has as  much or moicsay in the legislature.  The Turner administrations of the  [last did little or nothing for the Boundary. It would ap|>ear fiom the men  the new premier has chosen to advise  him, that the regime will be very  similar.  But the time i.s past when the island  can do all the dictating���even if it is  over repiesentcd in the cabinet If  the mainland is not given a fair show  it means political death to theislandeis  who will endeavor to have us misrepresented any longer. One of the first  bills to be introduced is one for redistribution. Let there be no uncertain  sound about it, either.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  The Grand Forks Gazette has gone  the way of all flesh���it is no more.  Flip-flops in a political camjxiign are  not conducive to longevity in the newspaper field, especially in the Boundary  did not wait for the wave that submerged the Semlin government.���Nelson  Economist  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop*  Baths 50c, 3 for $1.00  Under Columbia Hotel,  Phoenix, B.C.���_ R. L. MILES, Prop.  Your Trade Solicited.  Old Ironsides Ave.  Onr Prices Are Right.  PHO!NlX,id  The Phoenix Livery Ba.tna.nj  To Correspondents���Please do not  write on both sides of your jxiper letter  sheets when you contribute to the  Friend.'.'.' It's all right to take a kopje  on both sides, but you should not send  it, in on both sides. Some of the  editors are sufficiently profane already.  ���Bloeml'ontein Friend.  .The mountain has labored,, and the  mouse, indeed, is a little.one. ;.The  province has waited for the long promised restriction of Oriental immigration,  and Sir Wilfred laurier offers it an  increase of the poll tax to $100 on  Chinese alone. Sir Henri Joly is succeeding well in keeping faith with his  friend Li Hung Chang.���Nelson  Miner.  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Motel  ����� Feed Stables >��  HEDGES & CO., Pkopkietoks.  j* Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.    Heavy Draying. ji  Charges Reasonable.  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, B. C.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well 'Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining Eooni and Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH, PRor.  PHOENIX  I  MARKET.   I  IP. Burns & Co.  With three Smiths in the legislature  ���one each from West Lillooet, East  Kootenay and Nanaimo, to say nothing of Smith Curtis���there-should''be  no lark of advice from the Smkh family  at the coming session. '    ,~  The famine in India goes on its  ghastly way, with si\ and one-half millions of human beings actually lacking  the barest necessities to keep body and  son! together. Such a disaster is many  times worse than war in South Africa  and China combined.  All reports from the troubled districts  in China point to the verge of one of  the worst miv-ups of modern times.  If Russia insists on holding what it has  and in reaching for more���as seems  probable���thai nation will have a big  war on its hands, with Great Britain  and Japan joining forces. Any day is  likely to bring iorth aerious complications.  TOO IK  You've doubtless heard: of  the old Tory, who said he only  ���knew (wo tunes; one" wa��  "Cod Save The Queen/' nml  tlie other wanii'i. So it In  with . ndvertiniiig���there are  only two kinds. One i�� good  advertising aiid the other  isn't Let us do some of the  good kind for yon in  Carpets and Linoleums <��  We have a fine line in all qualities and styles.,  It will pay 3'0it to  examine  and get prices.!  ; In Furniture���  We are constantly receiving the latest, from j  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  : OLD IRONSIDES AVE. - - PHOENIX, B.C.  tmmmwmmn  HEAD OFKICK FOR I10UNDARV CRKKK, (JRKKNWOOIJ, B. C.  HKAOQUAK1KRS, NKLSON, II. C.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchant.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Sal mo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  KISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  - All orders receive prompt attention.  :���.....���..........���.���...............................��� I  The Victoria Hotel  B. C. HOTEL ^0^ L-n,., Prow  < *     J..BERKMAN, Manager.  ^/^ .-���:/::-  First Class in every respect. Electric Bells;  Electric Lighted^ Finest Liquors and Cigars.  Large and Commodious Sample Rooms. . . . .  Old Iroksides Avenue,  PHOENIX, B. C.  JAMES DUNSMUIR, PREA1IER.  Hon. Joseph Martin has resigned as  piemier of British Columbia,  and recommended James Dunsmuir,  the millionaire coal mine and railway  owner,  as his successor.    The lieiitenant-gov-  rrnor has acted on the suggestion and  Mr. Dunsmuir can now prefix Honorable to his name.    He has chosen  his  jninistcrs, and will probably be able to  .start business on July 5th,   when   the  house meets,   wJth  a good working  majority.  Mr. Martin's friends and enemies  seem to agree that his recommendation  of Mr. Dunsmuir was part of a deejv  laid plot; that, 01 all the old opposition  jiarty, no man would be easier to beat  jn another election than Mr. Dunsmuir;  in other words,  that Mr. Mai tin  still  has some old scores to wipe out,  and  that he will be  "strictly  in  it"  when  another appeal to the people is made.  We have  had  enough   of unstable  governments, however, and the people  are heartily .sick of the political squabbling that has been going on  for a  couple of  years.    Consequently  the  majority will welcome a government  that thinks more of the affairs  of the  province than of the personal ends  and aims of a few politicians.  Of the new premier a correspondent  at the coast has the following to saj:  "Mr. Dunsmuir is more of a busi-  pess man than a politician. He has  f��rved one leim in the legislature and  at the elections just over was elected  Jor South Nanaimo. He is now at the  bend of the gieat firm ol R. Dunsmuir  Si Sons, the millionaire coal and rail-  vay fiim which owns one-tnird ot Vancouver island, It is supposed that the  choice will meet with general approval  11 nd that Dunsmuir will be able to  lorni   a  strong   patty   in  the   house  \t the recent elc�� tion   Dunsniuir  de-,        -, ,'.,,-."  , Imed that he was strongly m iavor o.; ou:r the I��ovinrc.-Knslo Kootcna.au.  doii'g away with Chinese in mines, and '    this will make him tnoie a<cept.iblc to  t'i-> working classes t!i. 111 woulo* otho>-  ttiso. bate );>ecn theca^c. He j-, a t0ii)  GOOD CALLED FOtt  AND DELIVERED.  3ENIX LAUNDRY.      ���*���*  , LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props:: '���  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts..  .' Basement Miller Blk., Dosiinion A v.  fcowu ��,iiiu lor yon ill |lK\ifrl a^. ���  Die PMi Ptattf. m Phoenix Feed and  Produce Co.  Published nt Phoenix���where  the mines are, you know.  If inspector \\. H. Dorman, of the  Victoria postal division, had deliberately set out to see   how inconvnient  he  could make the mail service to Phoenix,  he could scarcely have made it  worse  than the present  arrangement���since  the railway time tahfe changed.    The  change by   the C. P. K. may   possibly  accommodate a few through travellers  each week, but at the same time it discommodes thousands  of residents  of  the Boundary country.'  The editor of the Spokesman-Review  has had charge of that daily for years,  and he has at hand all the books ol  reference, including geogiaphics and  atlases, that could be desired. Yet  his ideas of Southern British Columbia  are laughably crude. At fiist we find  j him repeatedly moving the Boundary  country���mines smelters, etc.���over  into West ICootenav, with a beautiful  disregard of   all   natural   difficulties.  N,  Are now receiving large shipments  of fresh vegetables and fruit, three  times a week, from Okanagan  ranches, and are prepared to supply the Hotels and Mines at lowest market prices.  B.  Wc do not handle any goods grown or put up by Chinese labor. *  Greenwood  Music Store  ..   ":��:��  O"   ���'  Pianos, Organs,  Sheet Music,  Instruments, Strings, etc. v��  Prof. Kaufniann will receive pupils  for Piano, Violin, Mandolin.   Best  References.   Moderate Rates.  ..'.����� o o-'-  Government and Greenwood Sts.  Greenwood, B. C.  The (M (otafa We* lip im^ IMetf.  R. GREIGER, Manager.  mm roR Pabst  Complete line ofBar Supplies.  . ...GREENWOOD, B.C.  ,EVUE  Mrs. Wm* Delahay  Fashionable Dress-siaking  Residence, opposite Maude!  &. Murphy's livery stable.  ��8M9  Dominion Ave,  Phoenix, B. C.  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, fit. C.  ���   ����&  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and  newly furnished throughout. ��� Everything is first  class.    Bar stocked with the finest.        :       :       :  EDWARD 'SIMPSON, Prop.  Phoenix Stage Line/  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  ^I^vL^P ^ at H5 a. ni. and 1,30 p. ni.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves  Greenwood at 9:oo a. ni. and  4:00 p.m.  Green-  wood Time.  _^ MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  '-���-���-���-���-��-��-��  ��� 4>  FOR A SQUARI',  3IKA.I, CO TO..  Now he has it that Hon. Smith Curtis  was elected because   he   settled   the  lahor troubles in   the   Slocan.     Mr  Durham should take a jiost graduate  couise in British Columbia geography.  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  __ Who would have thought that ASr,  Kruyer ��a��i su< h .1 flighty old gentle  man?���Hamilton Heiald.  "When theMartins Homeward I'ly''  v as the song in North Yale at the  last geneial elee'-ions, now it is sunt; all  If some of ��he people who know to  much about running,i newspapei were  1011 ed lo iOiidu-l .1   shvv'U'pi   a  short!  I       Fine Wines, liquors, |  and Cigars-     ��� |  C. W. ftH&M'Vsm '& Go. I  liROlfMKTORS.  Meals at AH Hours.  The Best the Market  . ... .Affords. . ... .  t        Phoenix, B; C. 1  ���4> 1  Phoenix Bottling Works  J. HARPER, Proprietor.  '.'.,' O  y   ' Bottlers of all kinds of Carbonated waters.  Sole agents for Halcyon water.  Boundary agents for Nelson Brewery. ���  ;       s   (; All orders promptly attended to.  0  Standard Avenue, hear Banner Street,       -    \.       I'HOENIX  B C  The Win. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  -Limited.  tutu  Peterborough, Ont.,  ^;%;;r**?^s;^��%-v;^^^  p%>m&��-iVK-aeBs- Union Hall)      .      '        -  Corner Dominion Avenue and )?-a'w:or %riccX; PiiaKNix," 15. G  This Hotel is^Hard Finished) Bar 'Furnished.-with the'Fin-  est of Goods  Conveniently Arrattg-ed.  "SgZgESB"  M it  PREXJiKRCAST, PkOPS  tmsm Iff.  ���&2fj*  rr.   "V7-  .-s  THE  PHOENIX PIONEER.  .  &S"' +  ��f^ Disinfectants  r^wa! Chloride of Lime  Camphor Balls  Carbolic Acid  Copperas  We can supply you  with everything in this  line.  d!  I P. Ildtaie Ik   I  Druggists.     1  Opposite McBean's. i  #]SrGHT BEL1C    i  ��� .���  Dominion Ave.      PHOENIX.B.C. ��  bSards of trade in the province.  Complete List eg Recently Complied by Monetary Times.  The Monetary Times, of Toronto,  has just compiled and revised a list of  the boards of trades in the Dominion.  In the province of British Columbia  the Times finds there are 18 of these  organizations, and gives the names of  boards as well as of officers as follows:  President Secretary  W.-A. Word.     F. Klwortliy  J.YV.II.Sinytlic   A.ll. McVlttlc  II. llentley      O.G. Htiideriion  J.A. Harvey.      -   li. A. Klton  J.   Oibti T. O'llrien  Rlcli   Armstrong H.MIllcr  C.S.Cnllowny R.U.Gonnell  .............  ...���������*������...����.���.�����....�����.*  LOCAL AND OTHERWISE  Name  llrltlu!) Columbia  Cranbroot   l'ernle....   I'on Steele   Clolden   Orniid Forks...  Orceuwood   Kamloops   Ka��lo   Moyie   N.   WtHtmiiister <i. V. Ilrymuer  Nelson   rfioetiix.............  Kevelstoke........  KOHSloml   Trail....... ,.  Vancouver   Vernon..;   N.J. Hopkins    U.T.W. Pcarse  O.O.Muclinimn O.A. Sutherland  ��. Kobnon  O.V. Holt. V. W. Swaiinell  (J.W.Runiberger   Y'lli. Willcox  II. A. Ilrowti C. }',. Shaw  C. O. '.alonde    Il.W.CJncksoii  ���7S* I.r, persons, old ami yomiR, should have  /J* their teeth examined once every six mouths  ��~%<>y �� competent dentist. Decay will he  present, and tartar forming, which nothing out a through cxamiiuttiaii will reveal.  I roa-ssional service rendered iu time means  IiiSli-cInBH work, less pain and great economy.  A tooth filled when decay is iu sight will not be  sensitive, the operation not loiiff, and the SlliiiK  lasting, because the operation has more and  better structure to work on. He is enabled to  iniike the walls ofthe cavity thicker aud stronger,  and with Blight daiiger of exposing the nerve,  the dread and fear ofiill when havlugtecth filled."  Have your teetli attended to iu time. Do hot  procrastinate. Give the dentist good tooth-  structure to work upon, and lie wllf render you  excellent service. Many jiersous put utT their  visits to the dentist when sensitive teeth have  given frequent warning. With mlhil excited,  body in high nervous tension, owl with excruciating pain and 'suffering written ou every feature,  they come for relief. How am the dentist be expected to perform the liost aparalion wben life  patient is in the worst possible oondttlori to receive it? If your friend is rfafc d�� not wail imiIII  he is almost dead before vendo soMi��Utiii��pjr him  or send for the doctei. 4'lte cteatnr rnu.v W:e lihn  by coming ut the last MioMrcmt, ionl 'tSUfxriel tke  patient recover lie is HruMe tw utiue but! ln..-sVtl��  the remainder of his life on tiwwuiMt off uol brivim;  received proper nltcfUleii at tire rfeltt t(we.  Likewise, a tooth that is laitsIVsaaitl nmy l��e frt-AxI  and saved at the last mwimuij, but uaH ;,  the hank: of  Established in  Incorjiorated by Royal Charter.  J'AID-UP CAPITAL,... .$4,866,666  RESERVE FUND.;. ..;. .$1,460,000  I.ONUON OFFICK*.  3 Clement's Lane,Ix>mbard Street; E.C.  have bad health the lajst of tos Wft  in a hundred has good t��otu, iifarot)  in u hundred could IrrouusMHosi  attention,  rrthafoly  law:*:  ]v<>&s��.ii  avtich .iv.i<|^lr.  I'. Iluscombe  O.A. Henderson  W. V. Stein  R, J. Davie*  >��**���>��� ��������������*��������������*������  �����.���>*��*>������-'>**>���>����**���������������>**+��*���*���>��  Special reduction ih spring goods at  oilcan's.  A. U'iddccomb, formerly of Cascade,  as been appointed Dominion health  dicer at Midway.  The night  train  running   between  Rossland and Spokane is well patroniz-  d and so far has paid expenses.  Wanted���vacant dwellings of any  escription    to    rent;   have    tenants  tiling. I~ C. Crawkoko.  The Rambler in Pass  creek   camp,  said to give average assays of 2  per  lit copper, eight ounces of silver and  in gold.  I have a client who will erect a two  ory lodging-or  boarding  house  on  ictoria Ave.; make me a proposition  rent.  L. C. Ckawford."  A lady bicyclist of this  city "wishes  know if she is swearing if she says  smelter flume is a "dam site" bet-  riding than some   other   parts  of  is country.���Grand Forks Miner.  Miss Cora Aldrich,   who  has  been  siting in Phoenix for several   weeks,  id   who  assisted   materially  in  the  jeeessful concert.and farce given   by  e Ladies'   Aid  of the  Presbyterian  [hurcli, has returned to Rossland.  June 15th, was Miners' Union day  It B ittL, and was made memorable by  c announcement from \V. A. Clark  id I \ugust Heinze that thereafter  their mines eight hours Would be a  3a)'s work, at the.ojd wage of $3.50.  'Arrangements, ^are; Jbeing made to  open a custom house in Phoenix, con-  'vsequent u|x>ii:the;.completion of the  railWa} to this point. Mr. J. C. Vroom,  whip is connected with the custom  house at Greenwood, is expected to be  given < barge of the office in Phoenix.  I~>i-����$"C". H  Mullen has leased the Palace  !��^khoicl to Keyes & Delisle for a term of  je year.    The new owners have set-  in I'hoenix after   looking all over  Boundary   for a  location.    They  ���fBi\v&K formerly  at Armstrong,   11. C.  jf$^JEj*tensive improvements to the Palace  Cheap Swindlers.  Some of the most cold-blooded swindles which Have ever been perpetrated  on the public have been those which  have had for their avowed purpose the  building of plants for ore treatment,  says the Denver Mining Record. It  is so easy to estimate the possible, ore  tonnage of a district; so easy to fix a  price per ton for ore treatment which  will have a profit of $3 to $4.1 ton  above'the estimated cost of operation;  so easy, these estimates, to base a profit  of 25 per cent or more per annum,  that it is little wonder that so many  idle process mills and dismantled  smelters so eloquently point out, these  crimes against the mining industry.  Plants have been built where the promoters had. no 'expectation that they  ever would be 'operated.- A commission on the cost of construction is sometimes a sufficient inducement to the  "cheap skates" who have and who are  preying upon legitimate mining.  m. Matmscm*  Grkenwoot), B.C,  Naval Strength In Chinese Waters.  The following is the relative naval  strength of the principal nations in  Chinese waters:  Nation Tons Men Gnus  Great Britain.  96,606      6993 455  japan 121,487   '   8703 553  Russia.......101,081      7894 488  United States. 51,554       3770 312  Germany.' 37."79       3��38 ><>7  France 19,602       1616 59  . This shows that Great Britain and  Japan are equal to all the other powers  combined.  b  flire now'being made.  >;,''"- How It Looks at Nelson.  ^���Commercial men and others, who  have made a study of business conditions in the province, stale that matters  ��re looking up wonderfully in the  Ipoundary country. A number of the  "Bines are shipping ore, and others are  aiting further facilities with groaning  bins. Merchants have found a  rket for their large stocks of goods  id are placing larger and more, fre-  ient orders for future.stock.���-Nelson  bui.e.  Is Quite a Change.  The. following gentlemen, who had  seats in the last legislative assembly,  will be missing from the mext one:  Messrs. Bryden, Higgins, Robertson,  McKechnic, Macpherson, Cotton, Tis-  dale, Forster, Semlin, Deane, Kinchant,  Helgesen, Kellie, J. Martin, Hume,  .Baker, and Henderson (17). Of these  one-half did not offer for re-election.  Of the members who voted for the  defeat of the Semlin government two  have been defeated and did not offer  again; the others have been elected.  Of the Semlin government only one  offered for re-election and he was defeated. Of the members of the late  house who voted with the Semlin government on the final want of confidence question only six are in the new  house.  aj_o-��a>-#-#-��-f>-��-#-#-9-<e-  JOE HEDGES  City Scavenger.  All orders promptly attended to.  Telephone 520 or P.O. Box 50.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C  ������������������������������ ���������M-M-f ���������+���������+���+  t  Have Cousin In China War.  IMPLY AMAZED  AT   ORE   BODIES.  :>'i  Old Timer In Phoenix Returns After A  H Long  Absence.  fcjohn Stevens, whose home is  now  ifi Plymouth, England, was  a  visitor  in Phoenix last Monday.    Mr. Stevens  Vas the original locator of the Victoria  *,claim,  and was also one of the first  owners of the Knob Hill, Old Ironsides  md Grey Eagle in this cam]), as  well  us of the City of Paris and Lincoln  in  Central camp.    He has been in Eng-  e 3*Stnd for several months.    At  piescnt  has extensive interests in  Fairview  nip,  Mr, Stevens first came to British  timhia in 1S62, spending two years  tlie Cariboo and 13 years in Cassiar.  'oni there he went to Granite creek,  the Similkameen,land to Fairview  d Camp McKinney. He came in-  the Boundary country in 189  ere he soon acquired extensive  ining interests. In 1897 he dispos-  *p of his interests heretothe capitalists  "Ipresented by the Miner-Graves syn-  Jcate.  [��� Not having been in  this camp  for  ^���o years, he was not a little surprised  ��t the growth and amount of develop-  plent of ourmines.    On going through  iHe Knob Hill and Old   Ironsides,   he  1 as simply amazed  at   the   vast  ore  "xlies blocked  out.    When   he  sold  it, the development on the Old Iron-  tdes consisted of a 25-foot shaft sunk  nl* himself, and  an  open  cut  on the  ���vnobHill.    Now the properties owned  1' the Miner-Graves syiadiicfftu iii   this  unp have nearly 9,000 feet of work  me  While in Phoenix Mr. Stevens  was  ^c  gut-st   of his   old friend, George  'u ubuy:r.  Two residents of Phoeni.X' have a  cousin in the War just breaking out in  China, and the cousin is no less a personage than Sir Edward Seymour, the  admiral of the British fleet in Chinese  waters, and commander-in-chief of the  allied forces that have been marching  on Peking. Admiral Seymour is a full  cousin of Mrs. R. li. Kerr, wife of the  well known solicitor; and he is also a  second couusin of Michael Seymour  Aldhani, a member of the firm of Aid-  ham & Blunt, the surveyors. Mr. Aid-  ham is said to closely resemble the  famous British sea dog.  t  ���  ���  Call for Tenders. ���  Tenders will be received nt tlie Old Ironsides  Office. Phoenix, n. C, up to mid including rint-  urdav, June 30th. 1900. lor the grading of 3070  linear tcei of Old Ironsides Aw;., and 647 linear  feet of Hirst St., in the Old Ironsides Addition to  the Town of I'hoenix.  3-ancli bidder wilt be required to deposit n check,  amounting to 10 per cent of his tender, that he  will enter into a bond with sureties to the satisfaction of the C.ranby Consolidated l\ftiling &  Smelting Co.. Ltd., for the due performance of  his contract ns per tender. Any or nil tenders  may be rejected.  Vor informatioiit specifications, profiles and  croHS-aecLioii* call at the Old Ironsides Office,  Phoenix, II. C, on or after the 20th *Suv of June,  1900.  J. F. WALKER SCO.  '4 'Every thing_in stock that  should be found in an U'Ho-  , date' News and Stationery  establishment. -  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review  ���  II.��PALOnCIA.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.    Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AN'O SHOES MADE TO  OKOER.  PKACTICAL    MIXERS' AND   PROS-  l'ECTOKS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brookloy Ave.  Pianos shipped  direct from   factory  fictoi)   prices..���L. C. Cuawkod,  r, Agent.  COURT OK directors:  J. W. ri.noriiE, Jour* Jamkb Cakteh, Oaki-ahd  IfAKHEK, KlCIIAKI). II. CLYX, llK.NKV I. R.  KAKKIilt, Kl). AKTHl'K lIOAKIi, II. J. II. KUSUAL, J. J. KlXGHFOHD, I'KKO I.L'MIOCK, lil'M.  '13. \yUATMAS.  SKCUVTAlKV, A. G. WAI.I.IS.  'UBttxJ OSSee hi Canada, St. Jamen Street,  MO.N'TRKAI..  iS.'STSiviiSiAN, General Manager.  < J. 1?ussi.bv, Inspector.  .URAticaKs'isr Canada.  itoOfjdSiti, numMipi, IhnniUou.Toronto, Motawal,  oltihiiMn, Ktngstmii, tjiiclxc, St. John, N. II.,  ffi����nl��>n, \WiBiipug, lfcedURioton, N. n��� Hal-  gio:, Vidturra, Vancouver, RiosfSant!, Kaalo,  IPraB, JahiwoJI, Baiwuon City, KloticHJee, N.  ���*��". T., C.tuaiiwtmi, AUlu toid Ilemiett, H. C.  aitbujy, C. Ii.  -W'EHHS IK THE USITEU STATES.  aPOfKAXK���Yrailfciis KAiiaint raid Old ��aa'oi��>4  Ha��l��i.   jikw Yokk���52 WaB Kt., W. r.niwMti  rand J. C. W0M1, .-raustK.    Sas 1��ka����;ikoo,  ia) SsonjBiiKfKkR-et, H; J. Mt-Micliael and J. R.  1-OKDON BANKERS.  Vim OiiMb ��f Knshuial loid Glyn ft Ca.  FOREIGN AOENTS.  OhuipmI���IRnik ��f I,ivory>e��l. AnsBrnlla���Uiaiaa  lliomk of AiiKbralm. Sew ZcalaHd���Unaou  Caink at Amttaodta'taul llnn��tof:Jewr Sfturfand.  ihidla, Clrini mid Jajprni���Cliua-teiaKl Sfitr-  ttljaiiW llaick of fcidia, London mid China,  Ajjra Uaiii: Went In*e��: Colonial Bank  I'nrm���Xtwronard mttl Krmwa ��: Co.. t'yons-  Crentt I.yuiiiinlx.  Mitos Mmmsw, %���.. mommst, b. e  EASTEKLK  ��� li  KSTAUI.ISNKl) 1859.  CAPITAL   -"   -   -   -    $1,500,000  RESERVE KUND   -   -    $900,000  HOARD Of ntlUKVOKS:  R.W. IIRNIHCKK,   I'fvMlhlMt,   t��aN.   W.   H.   CoCU-  HANI'., Vice-1'res., Israel Vaad, J. 8. Mttckell.  (;. MteveiM, J. N. f^alcr, X. W.TIiohhm, C. 0.  Kittlinn, H. II. Urwvn, Q. C.  MHAD OVVKV., SH'vRWMHOKli, P. ft.  WW. Kakwbm., Gen'l'nar.'.'s. Kihckll, i,a��il  M��r.; S. V. Muhuv, Braueli JscaMictor.  UKANC*1W.  Waterloo, w. I. Brtg^i, ybaxqgar.  Sfcmstcad, S. Wevow,        "  Cowanvillc, J. MacknHion, Mouther.  Ceaticook, II. Austin, noan^cr.  Kichmoud, W. I,.BaV4,      "  Granby, W..H. Robkison, "  Bedford, H. w. Morgan,1.  "  Magoc, V,. P. Oliver, "  St. Ilyacinthe, J. K. r,n Pramboifie, Mgr.  Huntingdon, ]���;. N. Kolii-nson, Mgr.  Ornnttown, II. T. William*. Mgr.  Grand Kork��, n.C, J. W. Maclougliwi, SIgr.  I'hoenix, II. C, Wm. Sipior. Mgr.  AsenUin Montreal, Hank of Montreal; London, Kng., National Hank of Scotland; Boston,  National Kxchange Bank; New York, National  Park Hunk.  THK CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established :&6-j.  PAID-UP-GAPITAL $6i0000.00.  [Six Million Dollars.]  rest. ................. $1,000,000  President ... Hon: Geo. A. Cox.  General Manager...-. .���IJ...E. Walker.  Ass't. Gen'l  Manager.J.-H. Plummkk.  Of Rowland, tlw  ea-y in "llritirfi Coi)  REICHS-  QUKI.I.EN  Water  WiKsjAiMtar, Germany.'  |AS. McCREATM & ���0., Props.  Tbe Nor den Hotel  J. E. AMLMSTROM, Manager.  Fins Wiii^ IJtqwrs turi ��i%i*Jr��.  DOMIXIOW AVENUE,     ''"-..-       -       c       PHOENIX, B. C.  This hank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New c  Orleans, Skagway and Dawsr n Cay.  Accounts of Corporations,' fopoWMtiSV  and Individuals received oji ��� Imi^titAi^  terms.,.' . .; V"  Drafts, Comiworcinl Cr^diss, Yi*&*$-  ers' Credits and CircBkjr K^lies tm*a$L  available in any \mrt of ihe[w&My'  _ Approved Ndes IJi*itsccm��todj Citi  tions made.  A' general'.I^.i^'i^';;..]itmHQt{�� s&s��ie  sacted' '...���';.        ;-..'';j'1,..'.'-;  aW8��*L ACT.  CIvRTIl'ICATK OP lMI��K(OVH4IHN<IIS.  "No. 13,'!. Jflinernl Ckiliii.nUiiate InMie RfuKRs  River Sliniitg Division of Yale l>i��triot.  Where looiried:  Greenwood /Eamp.  Take notice that I, J��nie�� Moran, Hree"Sflnerlr  Certwotrte No. U6t;4, intend, *i*ty day* from the  dn��e hereof, to apply lo tlie Mining Recorder Sir  u CcrtpficuU'of hnnroveiniriiU for the purpoae of  ohtaoirfitgr n Crown grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must lie commenced liefure the iiwu-  anee of ��nch Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated till* 3��thduy of March, 1900.  30 Jam kh Mohan.  Collections made at all accessible points.  Drafts isaned for any required amounts, good tit  all points in Canada, U. S- and KuroiK.-. lix-  change bought and sold.  Savings Hrauch Department at encli office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit nml compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to it.  PHOENDC  BAKERY.  C. W. Greer, Propr.,  Is making Light, Sweet and Wholesome  Dread, French, Rye or Graham. Leave  your orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN &  THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, R C. ,  ;   .'.. And don't forget to see our New Range of. . .  HATS,  Just arrived.   And remember, the best place to buy your SHOES is  FOLEY BROS.,  Dominion Avenue, - - - PHOENIX, B. C.  The Yak-Columbia Lumber Co.  limited/ ,  Manufacturers of all kinds of >  itastigfi and H-eessed Lumber, Lol&, Sb&ngles,  Motfati-m^; and Torniags.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  Phoenix. .....' mil! and yard.  Eholt No. 1........ "      " "  Eholt No. 2........   "      " "  Deadwood "      " "  Rock Creek ���.'."���      " "  Long Lake    " .   " "  Jga��jr"\Ve are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  Notice.  Notwb Is hereby given that an application will  tie made to the Legislative Assembly of tlie rrov-  iuce of liritish Columbia at its next session, for  an Act to incorporate a Cuinpnny with power to  construct, equip, maintain,andoperate telephone  aud telugraph lines wiihin and throughout the  Province of liritish Columbia, and to construct,  erect, itud maintain such and so many poles ana  other works and devices a* the Company deem  necessary for making, completing, supporting,  using, working, operating and maintaining the  system of communication by telephone'ana telegraph, and to open or break up any part or part*  of the said highways or streets as often a* the  said Company, its agents, officers or workmen  think proper, and for the purposes of the undertaking to purchase, acquire, or.lease, and hold  and sell and dispose oflaiids, buildings or telle,  menu within the limits aforesaid, aud to purchase  or lease, for any term of years,'auy telephone or  telegraph line established, or tone established,  iu Hritish Columbia, connected, or to lie connected  witli the line which the Company may construct,  aud to amalgamate with or lease, its hue or lines, -  or any portion or portion* thereof, to any company possessing, as proprietor, any line of telephones or telegraph communication connecting, or to lie connected, with the said Company'.*  line or lines, and to liorrow money for tlie pur.  poses of the Company, and to pledge or mortgage  any ofthe Company's assets for that purpose,  and to receive bonuses or privileges from any  person', or body corporate, and with ail other  usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or  privileges as may tie necessary or incidental  to the attainment of the above objects, or any ot  them.  Dated this 15U1 day of December, 1899,  J. R. llitowx.  Solicitor for the Applicants.  Notice.  Notick is hereby given that I will not be responsible for bills contracted by my wife, Mr*.  C. M. Hall, from this date.  Dated at Hartford Junction, B.C., this 13th day  of May, 1900.  (Signed)  C. M. HAi.r..  Nakusp   ....mill  and  yard  Robson  it  ts  it  Rossland..  It  n  a  Ymir.   tc  tt  it  Greenwood-  -Gen'l office���mill  and  yards.  44  It is not only a popular idea  But it is a well-known fact that  ^������������f+-r-f>-M-f*-f+4-f-M-f-f-f-f-f-��-^^f^,  No one will make a mistake by investing iu Phoenix.  It has all the elements necessary for the making of a  large aud populous cit}*.  The mines in Phoenix are those which were the  greatest inducement to the C. P. R. when it spent $4,000,-  000 in building its Boundary railway branch. These  mines are just starting upon the steady shipping era,  with thousands of tons of ore ou the dumps.  F.or information of any kind regarding  Phoenix  the prices of property, write,  C W. IlMBfil-OER,  Stoskiaion Ave.  CANADIAN  PACIFIGRY.  Imperial  Limited"  Service for the year 1900  will be commenced Junk 10 th,  'I'he "Imperial Limited" takes  you across the Continent in four  days without change. It is a  solid vestibuled train, luxuriously  equipped with every possible  essential for the comfort and convenience of passengers. Ask your  friends who have travelled on it,  or address,  W.F.Andkrson,  Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  E. J.Coyi-e,  A.G.P.Agt  Vancouver, H.C  : Smoke ���  : KELOWNA  CIGARS,  o   o  UNION MADE  ����  o  ��� 0��aoeaeo0ee��a)a)6����oee��eot)o  Insurance and  Real Estate...  Dominion Avknuk, PHOENIX, B. C.  Agent For  Candada Life Ins. Co.  London and Lancashire Life Ins.  Co.  Dominion of Canada  Guarantee  and Accident Ins. Co.  Surety Bonds furnished at I ,ow Rates  Offices and Houses always on hand for  rcn.    Snaps in real estate.  Just Received!  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Newly Furnished..and.Electric Lighted.-  Cor, Dominion Ave. and Banner St.  Finest of 'Liquors'.  Phoenix; B. C.  ����� -o-Q-o^-o-o-o-a  .��-��-��-Q-8  I  ? OCR IJUSINKKS IS   i  ���Wall Paper  Stationery  Blank Books  Office Supplies  Tobacco, Cigars, Etc. ^  Call and see our cootH.   "We've probrtMyrt  HcSk Bros, i Smifft  PJIOENIX, B. C.  C'Ot just what yon want  ��  l  T  ��-0-��-<[��-0-��-|0-t?-��H9TO-9-e��  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  Special reduction in spring goods at  *"- McBean's.  Thursday was the longest day in the  year of grace 1900.  County Court will beheld at Green  wood next Tuesday.  James Devine, secretary of the Rossland Miners' Union has resigned.  For rent, office jcoihs 2nd floor Post-  Oflice Block,        L. C. Crawford.  The I. X. I,, store has just received  n new line of Stetson hats in all colors,  sizes and shapes. Also the latest fads  in tics.  E. C. Keith has secured the agency  for /several insurance companies. See  his card in another column for particulars.  This is the height of the strawberry  season, both wild and cultivated varieties being' seemed in quantities in the  Boundaiy.  Dr. K. C. MacDonald, who was  associated .with Dr. Mathison, the  Greenwood dentist, has located at  Grand Forks.  S, H. C, Miner, of Granby, Quebec,  of the Miner-Graves syndicate, is expected in the Boundary country in a  Meek or ten days.  ' Four men are now at work on the  Tip Top claim, one of the properties  acquired by the Grey Eagle Gold Mining Co. last winter.  E, Af. Tate, a mining man, of Spokane, who has interests in the . Boundary, was' looking over-Phoenix for the  first time last Tuesday.  Wanted���vacant 'dwellings of any  description to rent; have tenants  waiting. L. C. Crawford.  The Sandon fire fund amounted to  .$6,921.15. Of this sum only $4,778,-  80 was disbursed, leaving $55142.35 on  hand" that was not really needed.  " The Greei.wood Miner has changed  liands. W. S. Keith;has disposed of  iiis interest to J. W. Grier, while Mayor  Hardy retains' his interest in the  ;pa|)er. ������ r.   ���    .   .  '.  Elmer D. Hall, one of the proprietors of th'ePioneer, leaves next week  lor a ten days' visit with bis father at  Bossburg, where he also has mining  interests.  ' Joe Bauer has taken charge of the  dining 100m of the Summit house.  The hotel keepers ot ("rand Foiks,  have organized into an association.  Lessons in Music, German and  French. Miss O. Lukov, Greenwood  B. C.  M. L. Foley left for Vancouver yesterday, expecting to return in five or  six weeks.  .  J. E. Ahlmstrom and wife, of the  Norden hotel, staited Wednesday tor  a trip to Notthport.  Manager Strolh'ers; of the' Phoenix  Feed & Produce Co., visited Grand  Forks and liliolt early in the week.  The Knob Hill Gold Mining Company has ordered four 3 1-4 Little  Giant diills from the Canadian Rand  Drill company.  In W. J. Cramer's new tonsprial  parlors you can secure the best shave,  haircut or bath in the Boundary.  Have you tried it ?  Spooner & Islcy, of the Miners'  Exchange, this week received a cage of  three monkeys,.direct I'rom'the' island  of Java, by way of California.     ns  E. Jacobs, of Midway is collecting  01c specimens in this district to be  ionvarded by the piovincial mineralogist 10 the Winnipeg exhibition.  E. A. Bielenberg, the well-known  mining man has returned to the Bound-  an)' country after a six months'trip to  Montreal, New York and othe(r Eastern cities.  Leonard Norris, government agent  and assistant commissioner of lands  and works, Vernon, has been in the  Boundary this week, to adjudicate  upon several land cases.  Harry Nicholls, who was sent to the  Greenwood hospital last week, suffering from the effects of mine gas, has  been in bad shajie, but improved  slightly the last two or three days.  At the   meeting   next  Wednesday  Sold Stuck ot L'-iin'onr.  The cut of lumber from the McRae  sawmill, which was located last winter  about two miles west of town, has been  sold by the owners, Dan McRae and  J. J. McDonald, to Mr. I'favis, formerly of the contracting firm of Smith  & Travis of Greenwood. The stock  was moved to Phoenix some time ago  and has been in charge of Mr. McDonald. The quantity transferred  amounts to 294,000 feet, at a price not  given out. It consists of building material, such as flooring, ship-lap, mstic,  and rough lumber of all kinds. Mr.  Tiavis will be in town in a few days  and lake charge. The McRae mill is  now at Loomis in the American Oka-  Buslcess Opportunities.  For rent���A good hotel proposition.  Partner wanted with from $2,000 to  $5,000 capital in an established business.   .  For sale���One half interest in an  established mercantile' business^ additional .capital wanted to' enlarge  stock.  For sale���A first-class hotel in A1  locality. L. C. Crawford,  Phoenix, B.C.  G BUSY PION]  The Best is Always the Cheapest.  Our Stock is CLEAN, COMPLETE and WELL Assorted.  Our Prices are Right.  Anything ���r.*d everything }'ou want or need in  GROCE  E5  tt*  cr  B"  oc*  ��  Da  ��  Canned delicacies; table relishes, fancy crackers���don't make any mistake, but bear in mind we are  Headquarters for Groceries and Hardware.  qq  I have a client who will erect a two  story lodging, or boarding house on  Victoria Ave.'} make me-a proposition  to rent. "   L. C. Crawford.  Lineman Munnis, of the" Columbia  Telephone Co., has been working on  the system in Phoenix this week, greatly improving it. The New York claim  ������ is now connected- with the local exchange.  Wm. Hunter, of Silverton, who is a  Phoenix realty owner, spent Wednesday in town. He reports a gradual  improvement in his Slocan town, although no one is overburdened with  business yet.  __ A.  T.  Kendrick,  of the  Hunter-  ��� Kendrick Co.,  accompanied by Manager Jas. Breen, of the-LeRoi smelter  evening, the Phoenix Carpenters Union  will go through the necessary form to  affiliate with the United Brotherhood  of Carpenters and Joiners of America.  Murdoch H. McQuarne, of Phoenix,  is making application to purchase 160  acres of land on Franklin mountain,.,  near Franklin camp, about 20 miles up  the East Fork of the North' Fork' of  Kettle river.  J.W. Stewart, presidentof the Phoenix Carpenters' Union, has returned  from a ten days' trip to Republic,  Grand Forks, etc. He says they are  all dull, with" many idle men,*- and  thinks Phoenix has the brightest prospects of any place in this section"! ' "~  Pianos shipped direct from, factory  at factory  prices.���L. C. Crawfod, v  Agent.  Prof. Paul Kaufmann, of Greenwood,  was in town Wednesday, and arranged  to start a class in Instrumental music.  He has secured Mi nets' Union Hall  for Wednesday afternoons, and will  give lessons, at reasonable rates, on  piano, violin and mandolin.  ' A. L. White, of Montreal, financial  agent of the Miner-Graves syndicate,  is in the Boundary on his annual trip.  Thisweek he has been looking at the  Granby smelter at Grand Forks and  the City of Paris and Lincoln mines  in Central camp. He is looked for in  Phoenix today, accompanied by General Manager Jay P. Graves.  W. J. Hill, who was fatally injured  by a blast in a mine near Okanogan  Falls, which killed his partner, Walter  Raynor, of Phoenix, died alter lingering 12 days. Raynor's mother, who  lives at 975 Bloon St. West, Toronto,  was notified of her son's untimely  taking off, and was completely prostrated. It is understood that Raynor had  $2,000 life insurance.  Application lo Purchase Laid.  Notice in hereby Riven thnt one month after  date I Intend to nuply to the Chief CoimnliMloiier  ol LmiflK mid Works for permlntlou lo purcliuite  lfoncreaof land, situated In Yale District, and  described as follo��s:  Commeiiciiiy nta post plnnled nlraut twenty  miles from the mouth oftlie l{nst Fork of the  North Fork of Kettle river: thence 44 chains  north; theucc 40 chains west; thence 40 chniipt  south; thence 40 clinins to the point ofcommence-  ini'iit. ,       . 1  Dated the 18th day of June, 1900.  J J5 ' MURDOCH  II. McQuaukik.  Fire Insurance.  To house holders.-*-Don't take  chances on your household furniture,  family wearingapparel, library, pictures,  jewelry, silver, and plated ware, musical  instruments, but insure against fire  with L. C. Crawford; rates very low,  ranging from $1.00 to $1.75 per $100  of insurance.  THE WYNKOOP-STEPHENS TRADING COMPANY.  First Class in Every Respect  American and Kuroucau Han*  The  IMPERIAL  Hotel  Lighted with Electricity  Heated with Hot Air  Phoenix Mail Service.  Office hours, 8 n. m. to 7 p. in.  Mails close fur Grand Fork*, Greenwood, Rossland. Nelson, Kasteni United States and Coast  potins doily (except Sunday) at 7:15 a. m.  For Midway, Camp McKinney and Fairview on  Monday, Wednesday and Friday ot 7:15 a. m.  Moils due from all points at 10-30 a. 111.  . D. J. Mathkkon,  Postmaster.  .   Church Services.  Presbyterian.���Divine service every Sunday at it a.m. and 8:00 o'clock,  Ironsides time, in the schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.  Table Board, $7 per Week.  E. WEEKS, Prop. PHOENIX, Ii. C.  The.  P. H. P.  What Does it Mean?  -���ASK   BOYLE  THE DRUGGIST.  JVIapIe   Leaf  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always in stock.  Board by day or week. One trial and you will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  Here they come, the celebrated America's best John B.  Stetson Hats, in all varieties, Shapes, Colors and price. A big stock  of the celebrated Buckley & Sons Hats���best London make, laige  enough to cover you and best girl in the new automobile, and small  enough to cover all your own brains.  Come and take a look at our new styles in Tics���the very latest  fads.  Our spring stock of shoes is now on our shelves.   We guarantee"  to fit anyone, from the cradle up.  All the above have just an ived, and we are prepared to meet J  any prices and can discount everybody in Carpets, Floor Oils, Bed!  Sheeting, Dress Goods and Shoes, and in fact anything in the] ladies-  line, as we wish to close them out.  Mandei & Mwpny, Props.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. PHOENIX, B. C.  CHAS. SEARS, Mgr.  Next door to Wynkoop-Stephcns. ����  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  at Northport, went through the B. G,'    1Ion^y was circus  day   at  Green.  Knob Hill, Old Ironsides and Victoria  "%* and Iue,da>r  Grand 1<orks  was  mines this week.  , The first shipment of merchandise  by rail direct to the I'hoenix depot,  came in last Saturday. It consisted of  a car containing potaio'e.i lor Morrin  it Thompson, and a car of hay "for  Chas. A'. McClung & Co.  If yon want the  best and latest  in the line of : :  Fine  Job  Printing  Remember that no office in the Bound-  dary can give you better satisfaction than  the JOB DEPARTMKNTorthe   PHOENIX  PIONEER.  *   ���'  Subscribe For The Pioneer.  In no other way can you keep posted on the Dinner Bucket  town of the Boundary.    And just think ! $2  per year does it'.  The  Metropolitan  1    '       (Formerly the Columbia Hotel)  RUSSELL BROS., Props.  0000  First-clffss from top to bottom.    Finest liquors and cigars.  Come in and try our new pool table and look over the  Mineral Exhibit.  0000  Corner Dominion Ave. and Phoenix St.,    Phoenix. B. C.  SUNN & McC.AGUJS,  PROPRIETORS.  City Bakery  <��� Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Frfj: Deliver..  afflicted in the same way by thcso-call  ed Syndicate Shows. The few thati  attended from Phoenix did not wish  to acknowledge it, but said the circus  was long on sure-thing frills and exceedingly.short on what are usually considered ordinaiy attributes of an average  show of that kind.  NEAT   CLEAN ....  ATTRACTIVE  That is the kind that pays.  That is the kind you. want.  That is the kind WE DO.  ���   DROP IN AND SEE1  Hay, Grain, Feed Etc.  We have just received our first shipment over the Phoenix spur, and are  in a position to quote  Close Prices.  # Chas. A. McCfang & Co.  standard  Avenue.  <& & A  -��-��-��  When you want a meal  that will remind yon  of your old home,  away back east,  DON'T   FORGET THE  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  ���f-H-M-f-f-f-f-f-M-f  We have just received a large shipment of Men's Shirts,  Ties, Beady Made Clothing, etc., suitable for summer wear.  Also a complete stock of Ladies' Goods such as Piques, Duck and Crash Skirts, Silk and Cambric  Waists, Hose, Corsets, Wrappers, Underwear, etc. Ladies' dress goods in Organdie Muslin, Plain and  Dotted Swiss Muslin, suitable for summer wear.  Ladies' Trimmed and '0^rii����i M  MICHAEL  finery.  The Coming Rossland of  the Boundary Country  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Plill mines.  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines iu the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property.  5 The I. X.   U.I  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B. C.  w  at All   Hours  DICK LOR AH  Proprietor.  -��--��-��-�� ��-0-��-���8-��-O-O-��~��  For Prices an-i Terms, apply to  i I Mil  EL  t  Owner, (olife 8. C  w  ���'m  %  -'-J58r  mm  r    ���  Kwrera^^  MfM^EM

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