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 i The Payroll of .      '       ;  [      PHOENIX       |  :    Is larger than that of J  any   other    Boundary  Camp.. .   .'���.'  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol.. I.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 1900.  No.  .33-  THE   BIG  STORE  . ��� '���... ���'������ ,   ��������� ��� ^.. -.'������.-.��� ������       :  ,�����*�������������������������������� ������������*�������������������������������� ���������������������������^���^���������������������������������****^* ������������������������������������������-������������������������������������*���*���**���������* ���*���������������������*  largest and Best Selected  Stock in the  City.  '&  WAR EAGLE STRIKE  Is Proving To Be Better and  Better.  IN THE RAISE AT 100-FOOT LEVEL  The latest thing in Shirt Waists.  yr��  Just in, a large line of Summer Dress Muslins, Etc.  A special cut this month in the price of  GROCERIES to FAMILIES.  Full and complete lines of  Groceries,  Average Teals Give $21.60 In Copper and Gold-  Ore Body Has Been Driven Into 25 Feet  ������Another Drill Put Jo.  and MINING SUPPLIES.  $���  Prompt Delivery.  Unequalled Prices.  *t  "The,ore hody which wc struck in  the raise at the 100-foot level last week,  is apparently growing bigger and bigger," said Resident Manager Buck, of  the War Eagle, to a Pioneer representative Wednesday. "When we first  struck the ore in the raise we drifted  on it for i'i feet. Then wc returned  10 the raise and continued upward,  being still in ore and having 25 feet of  it thus far., How much more of it  there is I.do not know,"  Mr. Buck is naturally not a little  pleased at reaching this ore body, for  which he has been working all winter  and spring. " W. T. Smith, a stockholder in the War Eagle, had been  visiting the property of late every few  days, and predicted the strike at just  about the .point where it was made.  Assays from average samples of the  copper sulphide.ore have been made  this week, and the returns are not a  little pleasing to the War Eagle management. The samples gave $20 in  copper and $1.00 in gold.  Early this week Mr. Buck started  another air drill at work, in an old  pros[>ect shaft near the blacksmith  shop. Here also the men under  Foreman Duncanson are already working in,good ore.  The War Eagle people have put in  a big plant and have been steadily at  work for months since the plant was  started, confident that the surface indications would be more than proved  up with work. It is a matter of congratulation that the predictions are  being freely verified at this early day  in the history of the property's development.  CLOSINO OF PHOENIX SCHOOL.  Addresses   Were   Delivered by Two of The  Trustees.  The closing exercises of Phoenix  public school, were held on Thursday  afternoon. The program rendered by  the children consisted of songs and  choruses, dialogues and recitations and  all did their parts well. Mr. W. R.  Williams, secretary of the trustee board,  occupied the chair, and in a short  speech referred to the growth of Phoenix as shown in the school attendance.  He mentioned the fact that of the  pupils enrolled last fall some were now  married and had children of their own,  who would soon be attending, no doubt.  He congratulated Mr. Buckton on the  progress of the school in .'.spite of its  varied grades and large enrollment.  Mr. Rumberger one of the trustees,  presented the rolls of honor, to Esse  pocksteader for deportment; to Jay  Cramer for proficiency, and to George  Heidman for regular attendance. In  a few well chosen words, he congratulated the successful ones and urged all  to be djligent and to not lay aside  their books in vacation, but continue  so as to return to school prepared to  take their places in class.  Rev. Mr. Sutherland said .that the  only instructions he had received in regard to his speech was that it should  be short. He re-echoed the chairman's compliment to the teacher on  the progress of the school, and urged  the pupils not to stop at public school;  but to continue into higher schools  and college. He expressed the hope  that the province would soon have a  university of its own, and urged effort  toward securing that object. ,   . ��  After singing "God Save the Queen,"  the meeting broke up, and the children  will now enter on their well earned  playtime.  School is expected to resume about  the middle of August.  WILL USE 40 CARS  Constantly to Carry Away the  Ore.  VICTORIA, KNOB HILL AND IRONSIDES  MIner-Gravss Syndicate to Start Shipments by  Sending Out About 300 Tons of Ore Daily  "Improvements in Phoenix.  of ..the  public  Old Ironsides Football Team.  Just' as the Pioneer was going to'  press last night the Old Ironsides loot-  ball team was trying conclusions with  a similar team at Greenwood. The  team was neatly uniformed, the shirts  having "O. I." on the breast.' The  following are those who-went down on  the special team leaving here at noon  yesterday, game to be called at seven  o'clock;  Coal.  Dr. G. S. Gordon  Kui.r. Hacks  Will Dunbar  Geo. Nurse  STOR  ��*?*���  ��.*i  Popularity is the Best Test of Quality.  'IS*  Ask your neighbors what they think of  our gi'oceries. We have no stale stock to  "sluff Off."    Just fresh seasonable goods.  Of Course You Hear  Lots  of?  BIG   X  about prices���Perhaps You get a Price List-  promising exceptional values.  Half Hacks  Palmer Cook  Vokwakds  Left Wing    Center, and Captain  Tom Ilucktou        Tom Corbett  Frank McDowell  Jim Dunbar  Tom Murray  Right Wing  Will McDonald  Will Twist  .   Stick a.Pin  We guarantee equal value for the nionej' aud r6 ounces 1  for every poiind of goods ordered.  A trial order will convince you J}  that these are not idle words.  . Agent for  w*'  Carpenters   Affiliate.  Wednesday evening the members of  the organization heretofore known as  Phoenix Union, No. 2, Carpenters and  Joiners, affiiliated with the United  .Brotherhood Carpenters and Joiners of  America, under the title of Local  Union No. 681. Tlie officers elected  were: President, J. A. Dunbar; vice-  president, D. R. Martin; recording  secretary, Thos. R. Corner; financial  secretary, W. L. Allen; treasurer, H.  E. Cramer.  The national organization has over  45,000 members enrolled in 428 local  union's in 406 cities. It is a beneficiary organization, and has expended  over one and a quarter million dollars  for benevolent and charitable purposes.  1; Stag Musicaie at St. Peter's.  Messrs. Crawford and Simpson  gave one of their impromptu slag  musicales nt St. Peter's Lodge, Wednesday evening. The following con-j  tributed to the program: A. Seymour  Aldham, H. R. JJIunt, Ralph L.  Clark, W. Beach Willcox, Elmer 1).  Hall, His Worship Judge Williams,  Drs. Gordon and .Boucher, A. G.  Hillary, W. B. Cochrane, Stanley A.  Easton and St. Peter's two angels.  Phoenix Public School.  The following is; the: total  merit marks in the Phoenix  schoolfor June. ���    . ':  Class V. total 900.���John Graham  705, May Punch 64,8, Jesse DeSpain,  Edith Richards (>39'(eq''ual).  Class IV. total 900,-f-J ay Cramer  695, Maud DeSpain 627, Stanley Graham 624, Harry Jagger. 425.  Class III. total 800,���Esse ., Dock-  steader 567', Bertha Heidman: 526,  John Walters 476;-1-- ��� '������������������  Class II. total 600.���Edwin Greer  462, Herbet Greer 450, Mabel Heidman 429, Cora Graham 426, Gladys  Hall 422, Ivy Walters 397.  , Sr. Primer II. total 500.���Russell  MacLaren 401, Wilbur Greer 359,  Everett MacLaren, Milby Marshall  352, Prank McGree 318.  Jr. Primer II. total 500.���Alice  Thomas 411, Eula Lee 396, Ernest  Shears 363, George Heidman 331,  Etta McGree 304.  Sr. Primer I. total 350.���August  Mueller 300, Viva Lee 270, James  Trevorrow 259, Richard Thomas 189,  Evaline Shears 17S.  Jr. Primer I. total 250.���Arthur  Swanson 212, Glynn Evans 182, Kate  McGree 171, Ulysses Trevorrow 169,  Gladys Evans, Edwin Swanson 166.  Highest attendance. 41;. lowest, 31;  actualt, 47, average (to June 25), 36".  Tom L. B'jckton, P. A.,  Teacher.  School Election Today.  At 11 a. m. today, according to  notice previously given, there will be  an election for school trustees, to take  the places of the three whose terms are  expiring, viz., W. R. Williams, George  Rumberger and Henry Heidman, who  have served since the school was  organized last October. Any British  citizen, or any freeholder or householder, of the age of 21 years, or the wives of  the same are entitled to vote. Trustees  must be British subjects. It is expected that at least two instructors will be  needed in the school when it reopens  in August.  Greenwood's city has tile must be  easy. Last Saturday morning four  prisoners bored their way out and  escaped. Their names are l\ Murphy  and J. Elwood, charged with plundering the St. Louis hotel at Camp Mc-  Kinncy, and two boys of the l.oca  messenger service, charged with steal  ing cigars from H. A. King & Co.  London, Enu  of Toronto;  PHOENIX, B. C  Agent for the Phoenix Assurance Co., of  The Western Assurance Co.,  The British America  Assurance  Co.,  of Toronto;  The Mutual Life Insurance Co., of New York;  The Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation, of London.  Lloyd'1* Plate Glass Insurance (Jo. of New York.  Selling Agent for the OLD IRONSIDES TOWNSITE.  Residence Lots on 4th of July mineral claim now  on sale:   Price $250���easy terms.  ices  Columbia T.-lcphouc, ^.'o.  i'st Stfeel  Phoenix, B. C.  Jay P. Graves, manager of the prop-,  erties owned in this and other camps  by the Miner-Graves syndicate, spent  last Sunday and Monday in Phoenix,  and gave tlie Pioneer man some interesting data in regard to large enterprises of which lie is the'head���and  in which every resident of the Boundary is more or less interested.  For several years the Old Ironsides  and Knob Hill companies have been  steadily plugging away at development  work, blocking out the immense ore  bodies, so that when shipments were  once started, they could be kept up  uninterruptedly. This has been done in  a most thorough and systematic manner,  under the direction of Wm. Yolen 'Williams. A few weeks ago stoping ore  was begun, and in a short time the  capacious ore bunkers were groaning  with over 8,000 tons of chalcopyrite.  In the meantime the management  has been stirring up the C. P. R. officials to get the various needed spurs,  sidetracks, etc., laid and ballasted.  But, "as is well known, large bodies  sometimes moves slowly, and in this  case the rule is proved. The delaysin  this work and in finishing the smelter  have been more annoying and vexatious  to the management of the properties  than to any one else. Happily, however, all this work is very close to  completion. The last rail on the smelter sidetracks has been laid ,and ballasted. 'I'he sidetracks at the Old  Ironsides and Knob Hill ore bunkers  are being put in. Last week the C.P.R.  sent up live ore cars, but as 40 had  been promised, and five were too few  to assist materially in getting the bins  emptied, they were not allowed to go  out. It would, take two or three  months' to "get rid of the ore now in the  bunkers at this rate���-and 'the Old  Ironsides does not propose to do business-on any such small scale. ,  Over 333 Tons Daily.  Mr. Graves asked the C. P..R... for  the use of 45 ore cars, and he was  promised 40. It is estimated that each  car holds 23 tons; that the 40 cars will  be made up into three trains, one of  which will be at the smelter, one at the  mines and one in transit daily. This  will mean an average shipment of 300  tons of ore daily as a starter, which  amount will shortly undoubtedly be increased. In handling this amount of  ore each day, economy is the first con  sideration, and until the sidetracks were  put in at the ore bins this could not be  done.  As stated in last week's Pioneer, the  bunkers were full of ore and so were  the drifts and stopes in the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill. In fact, it was  impossible for the men to work, and a  portion of the force was temporarily  laid off. It is estimated that twice as  much ore has been broken down as  now contained in the bunkers���or  a'oout 25,000 tons altogether. This is  not a bad showing-for mines that have  not yet begun shipping.  Smelter is Ready.  Mr. Graves stated that the Granby  smelter is all ready to do business to  the last detail, with the exception of  the completion of the dam. As the  smelter people wish to accumulate a  reserve stock of at least 35,000 tons,  and as the roasting can begin at any  time, there will be no more delay on  that account.  As a matter of fact, Mr. Graves also  stated that he fully expected the smelter  dam would be completed in two weeks.  The-water is now low enough to resume  work and it is being pushed. Unless  the water rises again���which is not  likely at this time of year���Mr. Graves  has no doubt whatever of the dam  being finished now very shortly, wiseacres to the contrary notwithstanding.  Finishing Granby Apartment House.  Last winter the lower floor only of  the Granby, the big apartment house,  erected for the use of the miners, was  finished and occupied. Plasterers and.  carpenters are now busy completing  the second and third stories, in anticipation of the largely increased force of  men soon to be put on. Manager  Hunter, who has charge, estimates  that, when the wcrk is all done he can  comfortably supply sleeping accommodations for 300 men. This is the num-  that Mr. Graves expects will be in the  employ of tlie associated companies in  which he is interested, by the latter  part of July.  Everything about the Granby is  first-class, 'i'he rooms are all plastered  and wainscotted, electric lighted and  before winter will be steam heated.  The plant for heating will be installed  this summer. Theie i.-. nothing, to  equal the Granhv in llritish Columbia j  The good work on the Granby is noj  confined to the inside, either. Surrounding the building, work has already  been .commenced qi\ seeding and in a  short time green lawns will be seen on  all sides.       ..        .  Taking it all in all, it is pretty well  settled that no mining concern in these  parts takes better care of its men than  does the management- of. the Miner-  Graves syndicate.  Mines of the Boundary.  The drift at the 100 foot level on the  Hartford, is now in over 100 foot.  Last'Tuesday 10 cars of ore went  to the Trail smelter over the Phoenix  branch.  '  The new 70 h. p. boiler and other  machinery for the Snowshoe, are expected to arrive in about two weeks.  'I'he Golden Eagle, on the North  Fork of Kettle river, has made a test  shipment of a car of ore to the Trail  .smelter.  Jay P. Graves, it is said, has sent a  representative to examine properties  near Bcaverton on the west fork of  Kettle river.  A correspondent at Grand .Forks  asserts that the Boundary ore shipments to the Trail smelter now run  about 1,000 tons weekly.  I'he Gold Drop recently made a  test shipment of a car of ore to the  Trail smelter. Supt. Easton says the  returns were all that he anticipated."  Early this week the work of getting  the water out of the shaft in the  Mountain View, Summit camp, -was  finished, and active work is now going on.  The galena ore found at the City of  Paris mine, Central camp, will be treated at the Trail smelter, as the Granby  smelter has no lead stack. One car  has already-beensent.  Two men are doing some surface  prospecting on the Great Hopes, Dead-  wood camp, preliminary to sinking a  new shaft. Work-Has also been resumed on the Marguerite, an adjoining  claim owned by the Quebec Mining  Co.  At the B. C. mine, in Summitcamp,  there are now about 80 men employed  of which 15 are ore sorters. Up to  date nearly 4,000 tons of ore have  been shipped to the Trail smelter. At  present shipping is at the rate of 50  tons daily, the capacity of the present  hoist,���.:.-���-,'���-���'������ _',.-������',��� ���.'-.- ���,-:.���.---.��� ������-.'-���   .-.,'.' .,;'������  ]). A. Holbrook, president of the  Boundary Creek Mining and Milling  Co., last week [jut oil three men getting  out more of the rich ore that occurs on  theGold Bug, at the north east end  of Deadwood camp. Two car loads  of ore from this claim sent to the  Trail smelter last winter averaged over  NEW OFFICE BUILDING  To be Erected on Old Ironsides  Avenue at Once,  FINEST STORE STRUCTURE IN PHOENIX  Will Have Five Largs Stores aad Thirteen  ~=   Offices-At Corner of Old Ironcldes Ave.  and First Sireet.  $150 per ton, values being chiefly   in  Hold and silver.  Pree Gold in Wellington Camp.  No little excitement has been created  here by the remarkable showing of free  gold on the Iron Horse claim, one  mile north of the' Dewdney trail in  Wellington camp, says the Rossland  Miner. The pay streak occurs in, a  four-foot ledge and is from three to  four inches wide. The quartz is literally spattered-with gold, and the assays  run over $2,000 per ton.    At the hot-  j  torn of a i5;t'oot shaft.the pay stitakHs--^-^5^^-Sib-ti-d--i-nT?f^  widening slightly. 1 here are two copper-gold ledges running, parallel to the  central vein on which the. shaft is being sunk at the rate of a foot per day.  The property is owned by James and  Patsy Clark of Spokane, Henry Eliis  and Mrs. G. A. Fraser of Grand  Forks.  Phoenix is to have-a large office and  store building���and it will be erected at  once, on the corner of Old Ironsides  avenue and First street, by1 Jay P.  Graves and Wm. Yolen Williams.  This, fact was announced by Mr.  Graves when in I'hoenix Monday. ',���  The building will be two stories high  on Old Ironsides avenue atfd. there  stories on First street. It will contain  two large stores, 25x80 feet each, besides three stores on First street, just  above the Eastern Townships Bank.  The second story will have 13 office  rooms. The-cntire building will, be,  lighted by electricity, and' will,be first  class in every respect. The .architect  is.W.U. McPherson, of Grand Forks,  who will receive lenders up- to July  5th. Plans can be seen at the Old  Ironsides office, and bids will be iiv  from contractors-in Grand "Forks,.  Grenewood and Phoenix.  NEW CABINET COMPLETED.  Ad-  for the accommoi.  in mines.  alien o: men wor  County Court Session. .  His Honor, Judge Spinks, held  county court at Greenwood Tuesday  and Wednesday, there being some 75  cases to hear. As he could spend but  a little over a day, on account of appointments in other places, business  was quickly ��� dispatched. In fact,  many cases were adjourned to the Sej -  tember term on this account, working  a hardship on litigants interested. A  number of small cases were   disposed.  Mandel it Murphy, of I'hoenix obtained judgment against John Craig  for $54 and costs, for rental of a wagon.  One Gascoigne, arrested inOieen-  wood some time since lor an unmentionable crime, was given five years at  hard labor.  Ore Samples for Winnipeg Exposition.  1*,. Jacobs was in town Wednesday  securing ore samples for a collection  to be lonvarded by Provincial Mineralogist Roberston to the Winnipeg  exposition. He has specimens from  the following mines in this camp: Old  Ironsides, Victoria, Knob Hill, War  Eagle, Brooklyn, Stemwinder, Gold  Drop. Snowshoe, Golden Crown, Winnipeg and  Hartiord.  From Summit camp: Oro Denoro,  Silver Plume, Emma, R. Bell, B. C.  and Maple Leaf.  From Deadwood camp: Mother  Lode, Sunset, Ah There, Morrison,  Grevhound, Buckhorn and Gold   liug.  From Long Lake camp: Jewel and  North Star.  From Central camp: No. 7, Oro  and Mabel.  From Copper camp: King Solomon.  From North Foik:    Golden   Eagle.  From Crown Point camp, main  Kettle river: Crown Point, No. 2  ami   No. 3.  From Ko-kcre:'.: O.o  F!m>.  Short Sketches of Premier Duasmuir's  . "��� .     viserg. :v-''-;. ���>������ ���        ":''..���'-:���  Hon. D.Mi Eberts, the new attorney-  general,   was born in Chatham,   Ont.;  April   22,   1850.     In .1882   he-was .  called to the bar in'British. Columbia,  and created a (2uesil's counsel in, 1882:,  He has  represented. Victoria   district  in   the  legislature, since the  general ,  elections.   He was appointed attorney-'  general in March,   1S95, and  at  the  bye-elections was returned by acclama-.  tion. ' ':-'r :;;'������  Hon. J.-'-'H. Turner, minister of  finance, was elected to the legislature-'.-  in 1886; in the following year he .  entered the late Hon. A. E. B. lJavies'  administration as minister of\finance  and agriculture. Again ...successful'at.  the "general elections' of 1890 and '94/  in March, 1.895, on elevation of the  late Chief Justice Davie to the bench,'  he took the office of premier and minister of finance and agriculture^ ,..; j.  Hon. W. C. Wells, the new minister  of lands'and works,, first saw the light  of day at- Vankleek Hill, Preseott  county, Ont, about 43 years ago. He  is a brother of Hon. R. M. Wells, late  speaker of the Ontario legislature.  For seven years Mr. Wells was in business in Montreal, and in 1886 he came  to British Columbia and first entered  the provincial political arena in 1S98,  when at the general elections he was  elected to the legislature for North  East Kootenay as a supporter of the  Semlin government.  Hon. J. I). Prentice, provincial secretary and  minister  of educatioji   an  Englishman   by   birth,   sat   for    East  illooet during   the session   of   1895,  playing  an important part in the exciting scenes  incidental to the collapse of the Semlin  administration. At the recent elections  he was returned by a good majority.  Hon. Richard McBride, minister of  mines, a native son���and probably the  youngest who ever obtained political  prominence in British Columbia, was  born in New Westminster on December 15, 1870. He was called to the  bar in British Columbia in 1S92, at  that time being connected with the firm  of Corbould, McColl, Wilson it Campbell, practicing at New Westminster.  Since 1894 he has been practicing on  his own account, and at present is in  partnership with J. I). Kennedy at  New Westminster. In 1S96 he contested unsuccessfully the constituency  of New Westminster against Aula/  Morrison at the general lederal elections. Two years later���in 1898���he  was elected to the legislature for I >ewd-  ney as a supporter 01 the Turner government.  Driving Tunnel'on K. Bell.  Jay P. Gavesand A. L. White visited  the K. Bell, in Summit camp lor the  first time last Tuesday, wheie development is goi.ig on with 7 men under  Jack 11 an ley. The equipment consists of a 24 h. p. upright boiler and a  6x8 Bacon hoist, lormerly at the Mascot, in Rossland. The work done  consists of a 9oMoot perpendicular  shaft; also a 45-foot incline, from the  bottom of which a diift has been nut  north 1 7 feet, and then crosscut west  39 leet and east 80 leet; at the end of  tlie east drill ex winze has been sunk  35 feet, and drilling done fiom the  bottom of the winze south 20 leet.  Work has been started on a tunnel  which is'now in about 20 leet. The  1 ore of the R. Bell is desired ior fluxing  at the Granby smelter, and Mr. Graves  is financing the development lor the  pur[io.se 01 securing this ore.  C. A.  manager  exchange in  or two. ior V  enne a  new <>|i  Trousdale,   lor   lour  of P.ound.iry Cree'  Phoenix,   leaves in a u  lie, II'.,   where he will he-  be no !i''t.     Mrs.   Pubu  is   the  . atur.  months-  telephone  ���lay  " "  r'"-"r'��V.friS&  :;������'������$&$!  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A Ivertliini!Tn'Ui firnlslicd 011 npplimtioii.     .  1.1'CUt uOtlces 10 fiiiil j rents per Hue.  Voiir weekly iiiKcrlious coiuilHute one month's  ndveitlsliis-.  1900  JUNE  J 900  Sun    Mon   Tucs   Wed    Thu     Frl      Sat  IO  37-  24  4:  ir  iS  25  5  12  19  26  6  .20:  ���2.7.  ,':7  21  28  8  22  29  9  16  23  30  Day by day the p'ot in China thickens., Put as a coast journal, remarks,  when some of the .seasoned'troops from  the Transvaal- get after the Uoxers,  .those people will suddenly, have pressing business in the remotest corners of  the Chinese empire. Uncle Sam, too,  is to have a good big finger in that pie,  it seems.  ,���:." Forty or more cars will be in constant use carrying away th e ore from  the Old Ironsides,' Knob Hill and  Victoria mines, located in the heart of  I'hoenix. There are a dozen other properties here th  equally   good  to be the 'leading  town in the boundary.  other newspaper in Car.ada,  congratu-  iates Mr. Mackintosh upon his defeat  in Rossland, and says he is much   too  large a man for the "village politics of  British Columbia,"    British Columbia  will not go to the Star for an opinion as  to the merits of the issues upon Which  her people have to  pronounce.    Mr.  Mackintosh may be a very large man.  He has never posed as apolitical   colossus, but only as a practical business  man who knows what British Columbia  needs at the present juncture!    Being  such, the Colonist hoped for his selection, and is sorry for his defeat;  but it  does   not   admit  that  the v arena   of.  British Columbia politics is too  small  for the talents of Mr.   Mackintosh  or  any other man in the Dominion.    The  Star simply writes itself down  a  cad  when it makes such a claim.���Victoria  Colonist.  scott & McLaren,  CONTRACTOKS AND BUH.DKRS.  ���ESTIMATKS FUKNISHKD,  I'HOENIX, B. C  H. S. CAVJ.EY. W.ll. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  "     Solicitous, Etc.  I'HOENIX, B. C.  |D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGKNT,  KIKK, I.ll'K, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for hiking Affidavit!).  I'hoen'ix, B.  Kit  V'2  1 -��  .f"i:  It Us  The  nnes;|  ''"��� ���&  n rru*.  SIR fiRNRI JOLY.  "I'he new  lieutenant-governor is a  gentleman who will  reflect ciedil  on  himself and on the piovincc of which  he will soon be the executive.    Hon.  .Sir llcmi (Justave Joly do l.otbinierc,  K. C. M��� 0. C, I). C. I.., L. L   I).,  1'. C, was born in Fiance   Decembei  2, ifiay.    He ;> tlierefoie in his  71st  year, and liar, a long and  successful  political   areet in  the dominion,  occupying m.inj positions  of honor and  tuisr.    He was prcmici of Quebec in  , 1879, and entered  the  Lauricr cabinet in   1S96,  as   Minister of Inland  Revenue.    'I'he same year he was intrusted with the diplomatic mission of  conducting Li Hung Chang  through  'Canada, and so pleased was the Chinese viceroy that Sir Hemi was made a  member of the Imperial Order of tlie  Double Diagoon, in recognition of this  service.  When it became cu'dent that  this  province would soon have a new   lieutenant-governor, the names of a   number ol prominent liberals at the  coast  were freely  mentioned, but evidently  Sir Wilfred Laurier thought it  best to  have a man who would come fresh  to  the  work, and   without any political  entanglements as far as this province is  concerned. - While the choice of Sir  Hemi came as a surprise, it is generally approved of.    Whether his friendship for China's statesman will affect  the treatment of the Oriental question  here, remains to  be seen. . With  his  wide experience and mature judgment,  _UlQJii^e5eQ.iUiye_sIioiilcLbe_-able_to  assist in bringing about a  The Idea Was Novel.  Mrs. Egerton, an,English lady, who  ^... ^. ,,.���,,- did nursing work in Dawson City carried  lat   are   believed to be 0llt an original idea in I'.ondon, which  /This   all means that fe1* ff fie,d ^ C' P' R', People.  ^..; .. 1 ., .j. Mrs- Egerton had been much ..struck  by the scenery along the, line of" the  C. P. K, as well as with -the service  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  .������������Mine Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  . Phoenix, B.C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and.'Solicitor,,  notary puiii.ic.  PHOENIX, B. C.  A. E. ASHCROFT,  MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  1IAUER& ASHCROFT,  ' VANCOUVER, 11. C.  GREENWOOD, B.C  Editor McLagan, the veteran of the  Vancouver World, took a look, last  week at a few acres of oie blocked out  in the Knob Hill mine, and was amazed. In that icspect he was like all  otheis who have lead of our vast 01c  bodies. They do not appieciate their  vastness till they sec for themselves.  Then they go away enthusiasts.  William McKinlcy has been nominated once more for picsident of the  United States, and Theodoie Roosevelt  for vice-preAidcnt. This makes a  strong republican ticket that will be  haid for its opponents to beat. In  another week W.J. Biyan will probably  be nominated by the demociats at  Kansas City, and then the fun will be-  The untimely demise of the Columbia Review was announced a few-  days ago by the (iieenwood Times.  Yet the Review continues to beieceiv-  cd regularly at this office. Can it be  that the Pioneer gets the only copy  printed? Possibly the Review may  object to having its funeral seimon  preached before it has actually rolled  off this moital coil.  stable government, respected at home andabioad.  Once again the conespondent of the  Spokesman-Review at Gi ecu wood is  getting in his deadly work, with a story  of ore shipments over the Phoenix  spur, but dated fiom Gieenwood. But  not a pound of t'wt ore goes within ten miles of Greenwood, nor" is a  pound of the supplies used by the  mines referred to as shippers, bought  in Gicenwobd. Phoenix is the head-  quarters ofjuost of-them.���This little  fact is woith remembering.  which the company  rendered across  the continent, and she determined  to  let the folks in   England  know something about  both." For  this  pin pose  she availed hoi self of a  fancy  ball  at  Convent Garden, to appear in  a costume which   took   the fiist prize   for  originality, and which illustiated Canadian seeneiy and the C. P.  R.   in  a  highly striking manner,    'i'he  lady's  hat was tiimmod in a manner to show  the C. P. R, trains in motion, her cape  set.fourth Lake Ontario, LakcSupeiioi  and the Rocky Mountains,  while  the  fiont of liei dress shown a train   lushing at full speed through  the  wonder-  lul javines   in the far Northwest.    In  the lady's hand was a   banner  which  contained  the coats of  arms of   the  seveial Provinces constituting the Dominion,    The tout  ensemble,  as  the  London press lemaiked at   the  time,  was wondeilul  striking and impressive  and gave at a glance   an idea   of a  country of which Londons, pievious to  the jubilee,   knew veiy   little.    Mis.  Egeiton, as Mr. Baker, the C.   P.   R.  I agent in London, pointed out, did- all  this, of her own bat, -and   solely  with  the patriotic view of  making Canada  known.    The lady is coming out again,  piobably. this summer, when  .she��will  make an extended tour of the country.  Photographs of Mrs.   Egerton  in   her  unique costume are   at   the   gcneial  offices    of  the C.   P.   R.���Montieal  Witness.  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop.  Bailis 50c, 3 for $*.00  Under Columiiia Hotel,  Phoenix, B. C.__ R. L. MILES, Prop.  ioneer  ^Butchers  Of the Camp.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.    Our Prices Are Eight.  Old Lfonsides,ATc.        PHOENIX, B.d  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel  5  :T&e-f::Piioenfas Lively Bam andj  ^ Feed StaMes *�� :  HEDGES & CO., Pkopriktoks.  jfi Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.  Charges Reasonable.  STANDARD AVE, I'HOENIX, K C  Heavy Draying.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors aud Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining floom and Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH, Prop.  Church Services.-  , Presbytrrian.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 8:00 o'clock,  Ironsides   time, ,in  the schoolhouse.  Eveibody cordially invited.  Carpets and Linoleums <��  We have a fine line in all qualities and styles. |  It will pay you to  examine  and   p-et  prices I  In Furniture��� ;  We are constantly receiving the  latest,  from!  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. - . PHOENIX, li.  C  . Burns & Co<  lll-AU Oh'KICr. I OU 1IOUNI1ARY CKFI.K, f'.KK! NWOOI1, II.  IILAIJQUAKll.kS, NH.SON, It. C.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  c.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Eoiks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Sal mo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Giand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  ^���������������������������������������������������ooaeoae  !t��9 00ieee9ae(gi��a��tit����i||  B. C. HOTEL r-o.. L,D., i��KOis  J. ilfiRKMAN, Manabcr.  First Class in every respect. Electric Bells;  Electric Lighted. Finest Liquors aud Cigars.  Large and Commodious Sample Rooms   Old Ironsides Avenue,  ?  PHOENIX, B. C.  GOOD CALLED FOR  AND DELIVERED.  mi: v<q districts ignored.  By the appointment of Richard  McBride, o�� DeWdney, to the portfolio  of minister of mines, Pienuer IJuns-  muir lias apparently taken pains to  show his contempt for the important  niining sections of Kootenay and-Yale.  Theie are six members in the southeastern British Columbia minim* area,  and Sirely the premier could have  Jound one of these who could acquit  himself with credit and at the same  time be familiar and in close touch  ���with the rcquiremcnts"of the mineral  country.  It is just possible  that Mr.   Duns-  nniir offered the |x>sition to each one  of the sis referred to and   that it  was  - refused.    If so, this fact  has  not yet  been made public.    Hut one fact  has  been made painfully   apparent,   and  that is that the premier has selected a  man who from his previous record is  totally unfit to be minister of mines.  The position is one requiring peculiar  adaptability,   and   which   not   every  l.irmeror rancher can fill to satisfaction,  lie they ever so good men otherwise.  If, as given out, the ses,ion will be a  short one, and the cabinet is to be reconstructed at its close, the defects  be remedied. Rut as it is, it is  from being satisfactory to the members  of cither party wh'o live in mining  constituencies.  As will be noted in an article on  page 3, the voters of the Boundary  country, per se, cast 1,306 ballots at  the recent election. There weie 29  constituencies that polled a less number of votes, and there are 14 constituencies that had less than half ,tl��e  votes of the Boundary. Redistribution  at leastas far as Boundary is concerned,  should be an emergency measure in  the next legislature. And the Boundary should have at least two seats.  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  There is a little too much of the  island in the Dunsmuir cabinet to  suit the people ot the interior.���Rossland Recoid.  Kruger may not know when he is  beaten, but, the British should not  grumble It is a failing oi their own.  T���AI0ntre.1l Hearld.  From all appearances just now the  new lieutenant-governor is going to  have a Joly time straightening things  out.���Vancouver World,  Certain conservative journals sec in  the defeat ot Joseph Martin and the  dismissal of Mclnnes shadows of a  family quarrel that will weaken the  liberal party. 'I'he wish is the father  of the thought.���Gieenwood Times.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS  Before this issue of the Pioneer  reaches all of its subscribers ore shipments from the mines which have  made Phoenix and tlie entire Boundary famous- will be in lull swing.  On the outside times are expected  to improve materially in Phoenix before they do elsewhere in the district,  and this will undoubtedly be the case.  Because, you know, "Phoenix is where  the mines are."  ^",,en Jojg^E|Bffip'n and Toseph  Martin locl��BSWFnT Victoria's parliament buildings in July, Joseph will  probably have to hand over the belt.  'I'he Houston-Green-Smith combination will be felt in the new legislature.  ���J^ardeau E:i��!c.  The provincial cabinet has now-  been completed. The personal fitness  ot these gentlemen for the officers will  not be seriously questioned, though it  would certainly appear moie appropriate to have the mines portiolio in  charge of a representative of some part  of the mining country.'���Vancouver  Province.  The LeRoi mine, Rossland's famous  producer, has been shipping for ��ve  jeais or more, and the average is now  about 550 ions of ore per d.iy. It  dollars to doughnuts that Inside o  year, ibe mines of Phoenix wille.st  tlut figure cony Je:ab!y.'  If it were made the practice to im-  poit a lieutenant-governor from a sister  prownce, no one would be moie  welcome to Biitish Columbia than  Sir Henri Jolv, a gentleman of fine  manners, polished sense, and 01 great  sensibility. But as the practice appears  to be limited to the west, one is apt to  experience an uncomioruble suspicion  1 that we are regarded as interior to our  Mellows in the older Pi ounces.���Nelson \  >Iiner.  &  PHOENIX LAUNDRY.      -��*  ���-LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  Phoenix Feed and  Produce Co.  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 market1 prices.  We do not handle any goods grown or put up by Chinese labor.  Greenwood  Music Store  000  Pianos, Organs,   Sheet Music,  Instruments, Strings, etc. ^  000  Prof. Kaufmanu will receive pupils  for Piano, Violin, Mandolin. Best  References.    Moderate Rates.  000  Government and Greenwood Sis.  Greenwood, B. C.  LVEUE  The Hist (olifa iotele lip (cupy  R. GPEIGER, Manager.  AGENTS FOR pab^t  li  Complete line of Bar Supplies.  .   .  GREENWOOD, B.  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C.  &*&  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and  newly furnished throughout. Everything is first  class.    Bar stocked with the finest.        :        :  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  tattling  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. m. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves  Greenwood at 9:00 a. m. an 1  4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.  MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Lnnv; :d.  0      0 fssfftn1  M  sA1-,  'ill  ..Hole  Fine Wines, Liquors,  J. HARPER, Proprietor.  O  Bottlers of all kinds of Carbonated waters.  Sole agents for Halcyon water.  Boundary agents for Nelson Brewery.  All orders promptly attended to:  o  Standard Avenue, near lianner Street,        -       .        PHOENIX   B  C  Peterborough, Ont.,  tthirli   f.:.vids||>  pre   than .in\-| f_  and Cigars-  '. W. Thompson & Co.  ritopiuKToss.  Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords   I Dominion   Avenu;  I  .w^w.v.wj.va8ws^v^^^^  (Opposite Miners' Union Hall)  Corner Dominion Avenue and Panner   Street, Piiocxix   IJ. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished f Ber Furnished with the Fin-  Conveniently Arranged.     j est of Goods.  Phoenix, B. C.  t-$&��&Z^-&^-&i-$*&&$*$-!i-*-.i^r$$^  ^333S��  "Graham & Prendergast, Props.  ^-^asaraa.WiTi'.vaawrJKaaaA?  UNION MADE by  KOOTENAY CIGAR MFG. CO., of Nelson,  ��Sw floe Hint i!r nr.rr. i.^i |SOti e?cii nov ���wMct  THE   PHOENIX PIONEER.  *-f++^+-*--f*"H~f'f+-*-4+*+.fr+-H~M.  i  id  ���v  x  Disinfectants  X '.���������''���' .������:"'  + Chloride of Lime  X , Camphor Balls;  X Carbolic Acid  X Copperas  �� We can supply you  J with everything"'in  this  ���*��� line.  x ������������  A. P. McKenzie 8 Co.  Druggists.  Opposite McBean's.  #NKjHT BELLC  cf  I  I Dominion Ave.      PHOENIX, B. C. ^  b  ���i  ISBOUNDARV'S RIGHT  Should Have A Member Of  Its Own.  t FIGURES THAT TELL THE PLAIN STORY  [Boundiry Polled a Larger Vote Tbnn Old 24  Ol The 2(1 Constituencies Thai Arc  Represented at Victoria. ;      ll  An interesting table, made up from-  tlie returns in the recent election,  has  iccn prepared by 15. Jacobs, tlie  wcll-  ;iiowii JJotindary newspaper  man,   for  u: purpose of showing now the Boun-  iJ.'iry i.<t grossly'  misrepresented  as   regards tlie number of votes cast  when  oinpared with   other   constituencies,  /'he article originally appeared in   the  iossland Miner, and   is  well   worthy  perusal.    'I'he gist of it is as follows:    '  'I'he recent provincial elections have  furnished some interesting figures from  which can be drawn  conclusions  that  should incontestably prove the justice  of the claim of the Houndary  country  'l(irseparate representation.   'I'he figures  iven  below, .though   probably inaccurate, in the cases of several of the  uore   scattered   constituencies., from  gi^.which final returns had   not  been   re-  ^'���Sgvc'il when those here were published,  "���"���~ fficiently correct   to   serve   the  lor whicli'tliey arc now quoted,  i the returns from  the few  otitly-  Iffpolling places not then beard from  ��ip not  naturally  affect  the relative  |Misitions of constituencies or members  ft��pierein exhibited.  [���Taking first the number  of ballots  gularly cast   in the respective con^j  tituencies, they appear as follows:  J. II. Turner, Victoria Oil)'   J. ir.'Gnrdeti, Vancouver City....   J. Mnrtlu, Vnncbiivcr City...   A. I{. .Mcl'liilllpH, Victoria City   K. O. 'fatlon-, Vancouver City..   11. It. Ciiliiiour, Vancouver City-   Smith    Curthi,    ROHSlaml    Kiddie  West Kootenay   J.   Ilousum,    Nelson    Riding cf   Went  Kcotcnuy .;.   Ralph Smith, Nniialmo City   J. C. Jiruvu, New WeHtuiiimtcr City   I'rice Ullinon, Hast Vnle '.   J. H. Fulton. North Vnle   T. Taylor, RevclHtoke Riding of kootenay..:  K. 0, Smith, Northeast Kooteliny   R. J'. Green, Slocan KitllilK of West'Kootenay.....   R. Mellride, IJewdney...... ..'   I,. A. Mouuce, Couiox. ,   J.Oliver, Delta...   C. W. Clifford, Cassiar ............  S. A. Rogers, Curihoo :   J. Hunter, Carilioo ,   W, H. Hnyivard, I'.squimnlt,.   C, W. Miuiro, Chilliwack '...   I). M. Hherts, Victoria, South.   J. Irving, CiHHiur   \V. W. II. Mcliiucy, Nmmfmo, North   C. li. I'ooley, K.squlmalt. ;   Thos, Kldd, Rieliiuoiid   Jan. IJuiisiiiuir, Nunaiuio, South......:   D. Murphy, West Vnle.   J. 1). I'rentice, Hunt r.illooct ,..,  C. II. Dickie. Cowiclmii   W. K. Wells, Northeast Kooletiny..:....,.......  J. I'. Iloolh, Victoria, North   A. W. Smith, West I.illooct..   A. "W. Nclll, Alliernl :..      07  . The Boundary proportion of the  total of 1,323, which Mr. Smith Curtisi  icceivcd was, with Gladstone, 641, or  without that polling place, 613. This  shows that the Houndary alone 'polled  a higher vote for its successful candidate than did 24 (or without Gladstone,  22)0111 of the total of 29 constituencies,,  and what is still more in its favor, the  totals of the votes obtained by its two  candidates were much closer than were  those of tlie opposing candidates in  most other constituencies in tlie province. ���������,���'.  The foregoing facts and figures show  the claim of the Boundary district for  separate representation to be one that  in common'justice to so comparatively  large a number of electors and so, important..a district, commercially and  industrially,-should not be resisted by  the provincial legislature, so strongly is  its right to it now established.  .. I.K5.J  ��� 1.7W  ��� ".737  ��� i,7-y  ��� ��,66j  . 1,462  ��� '.323  ..    7S1  :-     7S3  .    679  .     Cjo  593  434  342  340  3*9  3'4  2S6  27S  27.1  372  263  *59  240  33S  338  21S  216  >S3  29S  177  137  I.I, persons, old and young, should have  their teeth examined once every six months  <>y a competent dentist. Decay will be  present, and tartar forming, which noth.  '"��,. '"'.I .1 tliniiiftli exaniinatian will reveal.  1 olessioiml service rendered in time menus  hlKli-c.aijs work, less pain and great economy.  A tooth tolled when decav is in siftlit will not be  sensitive, the operation not long','liwl the filling  astiiiK, because the operation has more and  better structure to work on. He is enabled to  make the walls of the cavitv thicker and stronger,  niid with alight danger of exposinif the nerve,  the drend and tear of all vh,cn having teeth filled.  Ilnve your teeth attended to in time. Do not ���  procrastinate. , Give the dentist good tooth-  structure to work upon, and he will render you  excellent service. Many persons put off their  \imtnto t.ie dentist when sensitive teeth, hove  given Trctjiieiit warning. With mind excited,  body In high nervous tension, mid with excruciating pain ami suffering written on every feature,  they come for relief How can the dentist be expected to perforin the best operation when the  patient Is In the worst possible condition to receive it 1 if your friend is sick do not wait until  lit: ��s a most dead before you do something for him  or send for tlie doctoi. Thcdoctor miivsave him  ��y coming at the last moment, and should the  pnlient recover he Is liable to have had .health  the remainder of his life on account of not having  received proper attention at the right time.  I,ikewlse. 11 tooth that is neglected tuny b ^led  11111I saved nt the last momeiit, but will ��;ukMj  have bad health the restor its life. One v .-,���.11  in a hundred lias good teeth, ninety nine' rrii.u'  in �� hundred could have good teeth "with ' 1  attention '  THE BANK OF  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  PAID-UP,CAPITAL,... .$4,866,666  RESERVE FUND...... .$1,460,000  LONDON OFi'lCK!  3 Clement's Lane,Lombard Street, E.G.  COURT Or; DIKKCTORS:  J. II. Hhodik, John James Cartbii, Gasi-arij  , I-'AKKIiU, KiCII.MIl) II. Ol.VN, IIKNKY I. R.  I-'AUKKU, Kb, AKTIICK IlOAIlK, 11. J. II. KliN-  'UAL, J, J. KlSGrtl'OKtJ, 1'KUO I.lllllOCK,   OHO.  1J. Whatman.  Skckhtakv, A. O.AVALUS.  Head Office in Canada, Si:,Jiunes street,  MONTRKAI..  .: ,  II. Stikl'.man, General Manager,  )  J. lii.MSI.KV, lnsj>ector.  DR. R. MATHISON,  IJKNTIST  Nadcn-Flood Blk. ���Gkkknwooij, I5.C.  THIS IS TRUE AS GOSPEL  Every Pioneer Render Should Persue, Ponder  " and Reflect.  0-��-1-��-#-��-0r��-��-��- (P-��-#-*-  JOE HEDGES  Gity Scavenger.  IIRANCHKS IN' CANADA'.-        ,  I T.ondoii,llrniitford, Hamilton,Toronto, Montreal;  .        Ottawa, Kingston, Quebec, St. John, N. II.,  Brandon, Winnipeg, l-'rederlcton, S"i li., Hal-  1        ifnx; Victoria, Vancouver, Kosslaud,'  Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft, Uauson Citv, Klondike, Is'.  W. T., Oreenwood, Atliu aiiu'lieiiuett.ll. C.  Sidney, C. II.  Af.KN'l'S IN THK UNITKI) STATES.  SrOKAN'K���Traders National and Old National  Hanks. Nkw VOKK--52 Wall St., W. I.awson  and J. C. Welsh, agents. . San Pkakcisco,  124 Saiisome street, II. J. McMichael aud J. li.  Ambrose, agents.  I.ONIJON' HANKERS.  The Uaiik of Knglnnd and Olyu & Co.  " FORKIGN AGKNTS.  Liverpool���-rtank of I.iverjiool. Australia���Union  Hunk   of Atistrnlln.    New   Zealand���Union  Hunk of Australin and Hunk of New /.ealiiud.  India, China   niul   Japan���Chartered   Mcr-  clinnts Hank cf India, London mid China,  Agra   Hank   West   Indies: Colonial    Hunk.  rnris���Mnrcwird and Krauss& Co.. Lyons���  Credit Lvoiiiiuis.  JAMES ANDERSON,  Mgr., Greenwood, B.C.   "s   ." ���        J'   ''    " "��� '"~M\  \ The Most Popular |��  4       Hotel in Phoenix.       m  j It is the FAVORITE RESORT for||]  I the Weary and Thirsty Traveller W-"  i or Wayfarer, and in conse(]uencejffi:  j is becoming noted throughout the-^  5 Boundary.  ������'��� ���..���;���;..;������ ������Z&r::.-:���/' .,  { Newly'..Furnislied./:.Choicest IJquorsSp  |   .���;     and CigarsP: Dining Room First-  I  THE CANADIAN  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established  .867.  PAiD-UP-CAPITAL $6,0000.0Q,  :      [Six Million Dollars.]  RKST  . .$1,000,000  President....... Hon. Gf.o.'A   Cos.  General Manager.-'.'.'. . .��>. E. W'ai km  A'ss'tV Gen'l   Manager.'J.H.I'lummi k.  Class in Every'Way.  PHOENIX, B.C.  W. ABBOTT, Prop.  sfe  ncoiiver City (4 seats) ,   Vi :toria City (4 salts)     ���' sslaud Hiding West Kootenay   Nelson Killing, West Kootenay......... ........  'Hew WcstiuinsterCity...   U��st Vule ,   North Vale. 1 '..  Isuutheast Kootenay'. ��,   i/�� ."Ousiar (j seats)   K?{jjt��rilioo (2 seats) ,,...-..  " T^evelstoke Riding of Koot'ena>*.  ���15,370  -13.6��5  ... 2,610  ... i.Ooj  ... 1,170  ... 1,031  .... 1,060  ... 9S0  ... 95i  ... 93S  ... ���'���- S47  ^KanalinoCity .....*.  ��� S39  ilocau Killing of Kootenay  746  quiiualt, 2 seats  737  Ita  735  wdney-  615  'lliox...  C02  'Chillond  560  tiaitno, North  506  illiwack...........  494  toria Soutl  46;  uaiuio, South....:  30S  [est Vale  2S4  livia North '.'....I..-  281  wichau -. 277  rtheast Kootenay  260  st Lillooet...  241  estLillooet......  213  herui  185  $.It will be seen that the Rossland  ding stands third on the list, and it  *jHiay here be pointed out that  the dis  If you want an item of news published, bring it'or send it to this office/says  a wise editor.  If it is worth publishing, it is worth the  trouble of giving it to the editor.  If it interests you, it will very likely  interest others of our readers.  If it appears tame to you, it may be  intensely interesting to some.  If you are.disappointed in not seeing  a; certain item of local news in the  jjajier, blame yourself.  It is because you neglected to tell  the editor.  You expected hinvtohearofitsome-,J;  how without your telling him.  If the facts were contorted, it was because you did not give the facts to the  ���editor.'. :.���  The editor's tiine is to valuable to  spend in chasing after a little news  item���   '  Arid shoe leather is loo cosfly to  wear out chasing an ignis fatuus.  If the editor spends all his time running down rumors and boring people  with his auger, how is the type to be  set?  Because���  The average editor in this country  is also the business manager, the entertainer (he has not always time to be  sociable), the printer, the pressmen, the  mailing, man, and the head devil of  the establishment���..  And his work is never done.  Rest, he has none.  Yet his services are seldom appreciated. ,  He is patted on the back by those  All orders promptly attended to.  Telephone 520 or V. O. Box 50.  Office, Standard Ave,  PHOENIX, B. C  -_ai-aj-ar-ai-Q-.Q-*i-a)-��-ai-ar-a>-Q  ������-H-M"f-f+>+-f-f4+-H-f-f-M-f-r-H"f-*-  J. F. WALKER & CO.  Every.'1,thing in stock that  sliouldbe found in an Up-to-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review  Hjjri those two constituencies  being  en-  Htled to  cast  four  votes  each,   than  jbuld be the case were the   Rossland  ing on an equal footing with  them,  tit it is not so much   with   the  total  imber of votes cast   throughout  the  issland riding that we in this district  je now concerned as with   the pro-  irtion cast in the Boundary country.  Even if Gladstone be deducted,  as  far east for inclusion in the   Jioun-  ry district, it will be seen that  with  total of 1,206 votes  actually   polled  the 9th inst. the Houndary district,  ving out the two big city  constitu-  cies on the coast, comes third on the  t of the whole province, the   respec-  'e totals of votes polled being:    Nel-  n   riding,   1,603;  Rossland   riding,  eluding Gladstone, but excluding all  [est of Christiana lake),   1,404; and  e Boundary, 1,306.    The Boundary  te   is  thus larger   even than  New  estminster  city, "and there   is   this  rther fact to be kept  in   mind,  that  pulation is increasing here, and with  lie mines now entering upon the  pro  Uttion stage, will increase still   more  "npidly.  I I timing now to the number of votes  ch elected representative obtained at  e recent election,   it  is  found   that  un leaving out the two  coast  cities  nstituencies previously excepted, the  ossland riding leads easily   with   a  tot il of 1,323 for its elected   number,  ^��ic next on the list being Nelson riding  With 781.    The  respective   totals  for  I     toe whole of the members elect are:  iftjiU IIeInickeu,Vlctorin City  2,oio  f.,s1.,��j,u- Un", Victoria City  ,:9j7  I   V uk     ������;  f.>4       "          t'^i   i,Bf  for whom he works, but when he sug'  gests something more substantial he  gets a dizzy throw-down.  He supposed to work for glory,  But he really works for money,  .Which he seldom gets,  Because his friends' always wait for  someone else to pay him,  And his enemies want to beat him  out of his  just dues.  Then if he is unable to pay his own  debts,  People will say "Poor fellow���I told  you so. He was industrious and  honest, but a poor manager."  Pianos shipped direct from factory  at factory prices.:���L.C. Crawford,  Agent.  ���  ���  +  -f  m  *  X  t  ���  X  ���*  -f  X  X  �����������-H-f++���+���+���������-���-����� ��� ��� ������������������������  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.    Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklny Ave.  ���<>0<KXKK>0<><><><><M>Q<^  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Extra Fine  J5J Patronize home Industry and  drink Phoenix Beer.  Cor. Standard Avenue and Banner Street.  PHOENIX, B.C.  ���   EASTERN  Townships Bank,  estahlishku 1859.  CAPITAL   -     -   -   -    $1,500,000  RESERVE FUND    -   -     $900,000  ItOARO Ol' niKKCTOKS:  R. W. IIiixhuKK, I'rcHident, Hon. m. II. Cocn-  hanic, Vice-Pres.,  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell,  O. Stevens,   J. N. Oaler, N. W.TIiomiui, C. II.  Kathan, II. II. llra��-ii,Q.C.  JIHAI) Ol'l'ICK. SHKK1SROOKJ-:, P. Q.  W.M. Kakwki.i., Oen'l Mffr., H. Kiickll, Local  Mgr.; S. I'. Mokky, Ilrnnch Inspector.  IIKAXCHKS.  Wnterloo, W. I. Ilriggs, Manngcr.  Stanstenii, S. StevciiH,       "  Cowanvillc, J. Mnckiitnon, Manager.  Coaticook, II. Austin, Mniiager.  Kielinioiul, W. L. Hall,      "  t     Granby, W-H. Robiii-Hon, "  ��� Iledford, H. W. Morgan,    "  Magog, I-;. P. Oliver,   '.-."'  St. Hyaciuthe, J. IC. La Kramhoise, Mgr.  Ilimtiiigdoii, K. N. Kohinnon, Mgr.  Ormstown, II; T. Williams, Mgr.  Grand Korks, II.C, J.W. Maclonglilin, Mgr.  Phoenix, II; C, Win. Spier, Mgr.  .Agents in Montreal, Bnnk of Montreal: London, Iviig., National Hank of Scotland; ISoston,  National I'.xcliange Bank; New York, National  Park Hank.  Collections made at all accessible points.  Drafts issued for any required aniounU, good in  all points in Canada, U. S. and Europe. -Exchange. 1'ought and sold.       --���!,;  Savingrs Braueli Departinent at ench office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded mutually without requiring attention of  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 12.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC)OOOOOOOOOOOOOGOOOOOOOOSOOO(XX>0000  The Lion Bottling Works  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, U. C.  o   SOLE -AGENTS FOR THE��� '.,'        HENKRAI.   EXPORT  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland,  the  Largest Brew-  ' ery in British Columbia.  AGENTS���  REICHS-  QUEI.I.KN  Setters   Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesiiaden, Germany.  Blue Label  JAS. McCREATH & CO., Props.  oooooo<x)ooooooooooocxxxx>ooooooooo6ooooooooooooooooooo  'J'Ih's bank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawsr. n City.  Accounts of Corporations,','��� (erchants  and Individuals received on fa\orable  terms.    , " _- ���  Drafts, Comniercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted. ���',-���'.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  ''.���'.'' P    Manager.  The No*dzn  J. Iv AHLMSTROM, Manager. ':  Fine Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE, -        -        --,-'PHOENIX, B. C.  The_.  Application to Purchase Land.  Notice is.hereby Rivei; tltut one uioulli nfter  (Intelintend tonpply lo the Chief Commls-iiaiKr  nt Units nttd Works for ptrriiiinxion to purclniHt;  160acres of liunl, sitmitcu in Ynle District, niul  UcHcribed nsi follow?*:  CoiiiinencfitK nt n post )>Inntcd obotit twenty  utiles front the mouth of the Hunt Vork of Dm  North Kcrk of Kettle river: thence 4* chnlns  north; thewee 40 chnlns west; thence,40 cluihm  south; thence 40 chniii.H to the point ofconimence-  nient.  Dnted the iStli tiny of Jnne, 1900.  .^5 "MUkOOCIf   II, AICQUAKKIK  Call for Tenders.;  Tenders will he received at Die Old froiiHides  O/iice. I'liccmx. il. C, up to mid iucUunn>; b.it-  urilav, June 30th. 1900, for the grndiny of 2070  linear K-et of Old IroiiiwJeii Aw., and 6.\j 1 incur  feet of Kirst St., in the Old Ironsides Addition to  the Town of I'hoenix, ';,:  Knch'bidder will be required lo deposit ;i checkr  atiiouutiu^ to 10 per centof hit* tender, th it he  will enter into a bond with sureties* to'Die s itis-  faction of the Granby Consolidated Mining &  ftnieltlnirCo.. Ltd,, for the .due performance of  hi.s contract as per tender. Any or all tenders  may be rejected,  infnr  ttpecificattous, profiles and  l;or i:iforuia.tion  cross-st'ctioiiH call   at "the Old Iroifeidefl Office  Phoenix, Ii. C, on or after the 20th dav of June,  1900. . ".''������    .'"'".���  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  C. W. Greer, Propr.,  Is innkiug: Light, Sweet and Wholesome  Bread, I*reuch, Rye or Graham. Leave  your orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, B. C.  : Choice wines, liquors, anci cigars always in; stock;  Board by day or week. One trial and you will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  Mandel & Miffphyf Ptops.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. PHOENIX, B. C.  Tfce Yale-Coltimbia hvmbev Co,  '        LIMITED. :  '.    ������/       Manufacturers of all kinds of  'Rough] and Dressed Lambcr, Lath^Shingles^  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  Nakusp. , , .mill and yard  Robson  ....   "     "   " "  Rossland    "     "      "  Ymir. .   "     "     . "  Greenwood���^Gen7l office���mill and  yards.  I'hoenix. ... .  Eholt No. 1..  Eholt No. 2, .  Deadwood.. .  Rock Creek. .  Long Lake. . .  .mill and yard.  "We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply au37 order without delay  Notice.  JfoTJCB is hereby sriven that an application will  be made to the Legislative Assemblyofth��: Province of Uritiah Columbia at its next'session, for  an Act to incorporate a Company with power to  construct, equip, maintain, and operate telephone  and telegraph lines wiihin arid throughout the  I'roWncc of British Columbia, and to. construct,  erect, aud maintain such anci $0 many poles and  other ''works and devices as the Company deem  necessary for making, completing-, supporting:,  using, working, operating and maintaining, the  system of eouiuiunichtion bj' telephone and telegraph, and to open or break up any part or parts  of the said highways or streets as often ns the  said Company, its agents, officers or workmen  think proper, and for the purposes cf the undertaking to purchase, acquire, or lea3e, aud hokl  and sell and dispose'oflnnds, buildings or tenements within thelimiLsaforesaid, audio purchnse,  or lease, for any term of years, any telephone or  tele(;raj.h line established, or to be estnbhslied,  in Ilritish Columbia, coimtcted, orto be connected  with the line which the Company mayconstriict,  and to amalgamate with or lease", iu lint or lines,  or any portion or portions thereof, to any company posseting, as proprietor, any line of telephones or telegraph communication connecting, or to be connected, with the said Company's  lineor lines, and to borrow money for the pur  poses of the Company, and to pledge or mortgage  any uf the Company's assets for that purpose,  and to receive bonuses or privileges from an>  person or body corporate, and with all other  usual, neeessary or incidental rights, powers or  privileges ns may be necessary or incidental  to the attainment of the above objects, orauyot  lliew.  Doted this 15th day of December, 1899,  J. R. Ukown  Solicitor for ihe AppliciuLs  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  "Imperial  Limited"  It is not only a popular idea  But it is a well-known fact that  Is where the mines are.  Service for the year 1900  will be commenced Junk io tli,  The "Imperial Limited" takes  you across the Continent in tour  days without change. It is a  solid vestibuled train, luxuriously  equipped with every possible  essential for the comfort and convenience of passenger.'-. Ask your  fiiends who have travelled on it,  or address,  No one will make a mistake by investing iu Phoenix.  It has all tlie elements necessaiy for the making of a  large and populous city.  The mines in. Phoenix are those which were the  greatest inducement to the C. P. R. when it spent $4,000,-  000 iu building its Boundary railwa}' branch. These  mines are just starting upon the steady shipping era,  with thousands of tons of ore on the dumps.  For information of any kind regarding Phoenix, or  the prices of propeiry, write,  G. W. RUMBERGER,  W.F.Anokr.son,  Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson, li.C.  E.J.COYI.E,  A.G.l'.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C  oooscaoeoaeceeoooc)  a  o  c  o  o  e  c  o  a  a  o  o  o  0  ���  c  o  1:  Smoke  TT?  CIGARS.  o   o  UNION MADE  aottitt  *>  o  o  .0  ���  ��  a  ���  o  e  ���  oeooeaoo**eooeoooooooa*9ow  Dominion Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  =9=  Insurance and  Real Estate.. .  Dominion- Avknuk, PHOENIX, B. C.  Agknt For  Candada Life Ins. Co.  London and Lancashire Life Ins.  Co.  Dominion of Canada   Guarantee  and Accident Ins. Co.  Surety Londs furnished at Lou- Rates  Offices and I louses always on hand for  ren.    Snaps in real estate.  ust Received!  A Case  Lot of  ALARM CLOCKS  JBREMNER&C0.  Mu.i.e;: I3i.k.,  V  11. C.  IkIIIP  ���;' J-^?wPi^-^'  *0mm~-  l��M^i  fe-"^^^^'-^  P^w*  |^|l|��fi  ^S  i^S  $~$W$St$i  \%W��m  Wm$$  ���" '^f'^^k-J ?  $M$83*&.i;  WSmi  Sllw?^  Si  HP  *m  KM!  i 1  I"*  ' I  > I m  If!--".  1  4  M  #���������'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  ' Spconer & I��lc>, IMcps.  Newly Furnished and Electric Lighted.  Cor. Dominion Ave. and 13,-mncr St.  Finest of Liquors.  Phoenix, B. C.  id-��  -O -&���9-0�����-��-�����<>-���-  OUR BUSINESS IS �����*a  Wall Paper  Stationer}'  Blank Books  Office Supplies  Tobacco, Cigars, Etc.  i  a  i  i  i    Cill niHl see our good  Oi;otjif.t ulialjou nnnt.  G  I  ?  a  Q  I  - ��  I  ��  6  i  6  i  ��  i  ��  l  T  i  Mm Bros. 5 Mil   i  n  e-��-4>-��-  PHOENIX, B. C.  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  man,  Harry l>ell is off on a tliYce weeks'  trip to tlie Similkameen.  J. J. McDonald, the   lumber  has gone to Camp McKinncy.  IL E. Mitchell, the tailor, has put  a neat ft ont on his establishment this  week.  The bar room of the liutte hotel has  just been attractively redecoiated and  j m in ted.  For lent, office roams, 2nd floor Post-  Office IJIock.        L. C. Ckawi'Oru.  A. J. McMillan, manager of the  Snowbhoc, spent the fore part of the  week at the mine.  The Old IionsMcs shipped an ore  car to the R. Bell  mine in  Summit  ' camp last Wednesday.  J. W. Astley, of Rossland, consulting engineer for the Snowshoe, who  has been at the mine this week, left  yesterday.  (Greenwood has voted on the loan by  law to raf^e $20,000 for street improvements. It was carried by a vote of  109 to 26.  Wanted���vacant dwellings of any  desciiption to lent; have tenants  waiting.   , L. C. Ckavvtord.  Contractors have been figuring on  the grading of Old Ironsides avenue  and Fiist street, tenders ior which  must be in today.'  ' Nelson  is all ready for a monster  celebration   of   Dominion   day   next  Monday.    Her citizens e\pect  people  from hundreds of miles around.  * V Greenwood has decided not to take  the town of^Anaconda into the municipality by a vote of 93 to 43���a rather  small vote for so imjxmant a question.  S. E. Watson, of the fi rm of Lawrence  & Watson, proprietors of the   Phoenix  laundry, Went,to Silverton  Monday,  " to look after his interests in that locality for two or three weeks.  ��� j-A petition las been presented to the  '   city,council of Grand  Forks,  asking  f that laborers on city works be paid 30  ''cents per hour, and, that  no Japs or  .Chinese be employed. '�����  ��� R. E. Gosnell, provincial librarian  under the Turner administration, and  until lately editor of the Gicenwood  Miner, has been appoii ted pHvate secretary to Piemier Dunsniuir.  For Rent���Small,cottage, Brooklyn  , Ave., back ot Blacks hotel.  L". C. Crawford.  Prof. Paul 'Kauffmann, of Gieen-  wood, held his first instrumental music class last Wednesday afternoon, in  Minei's Union hall, having a good  attendance. He expects several additional scholars next week.  Frank Bailey, owner of the townsite  of Similkameen City, or Twenty Mile,  as it is better known, was in town last  Sunday. He has recently bonded  several promising claims in the Similkameen in which he is interested.  C. P. R. steamers on the Arrow  lakes are now running through from  Robson to Revelstoke for the first  time in several years. The Columbia  has risen in its might and is now 25 1 of the Granby smeiter.  feet above low- water mark at Robson.  Stan'ev A Easton, will visit Spokane  next week, ieti:in:ng in a few days.  A numbei of improvements have  been made to the inteiior of the Maple  Leaf this week.  Giecnwcod's city council contribute  ed $300 to the Dominion Day celebration committee.  Aldham & Blunt, the sui veyors, have  been doing some undergiound \\olk at  the Snowshoe this week.  The Gold Drop has closed down,  and work will piobably not be resumed  till a new machinery plant i'�� installed.  Monday being Dominion Day and  a legal holiday, the postoffice will only  be open till 1 o'clock noon.  T. A. Buckton, B. A. instiuctor in  the Phoenix public shool, will go to  Nelson Monday to attend examinations.  Nc\t week the Vernon & Nelson  people expect to stait the work of installing their telephone exchange in  I'hoenix.  Mrs. W. S. Ross and son Guy have  ai rived to make theii home in Phoenix-. Mr. Ross contemplates erecting  a residence here.  Plastering of the new C. P. R.  depot has been going on this week,  and the fi eight station is leplendent  in a coat of bright led.  Geoige Nui.se, who was formerly  connected with Vaughan & Mclnnes,  is erecting a cottage on his property  on Knob Hill avenue.  Phoenix business men secuie the  best job vvoik in the Boundaiy at the  Pioneei office. PThey have good judgment.  Miss Florence S. Ashley, who has  been making her home here for a  couple ol mouths, leit Thursday for  Seattle, word having come that her  mother was ill.  Mandel & Murphy's mail stage  made four round trips yesterday to  accommodate those going to the  Greenwood celebration, and ���will do  the same today.  J. H. Blome, photographer, of Grand  Forks, will be in town Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Those desiring  first-class work done should not fail to  give him a trial.  The mother and sister of Jack Lyons,  who was afflicted with paralysis "last  week while working at the Knob Hill,  arrived from Ontario on Wednesday.  Lyons is improving.  As soon as steady ore shipments  begin from Phoenix, now very shortly,  a mixed freight and jwssenger train  will be run from Eholt to Phoenix by  the C. P. 'R. The schedule has not  yet been announced.  Billy Abbott this week received a  French postal caid from James Mai-  shall, of Phoenix, now in Europe, with  the following insciiption: "After having a pint ot English beer light on top  of the Eiffel Tower, Jim Marshall  sends his greetings to all, 7-6-1900." -  : D. A."- Cameron, manager of the  Bank' of" Commerce, Gicenwood,  leaves nex-t week for Seattle, wheie he  will have charge of the bianch for  three months. ' J. W. H. Smytbe, of  the Cranbrook branch,- will be in  charge at Greenwood in Mr. Cameron's absence.  Harvey Brainerd, son of Thos. C.  Brainera, who is president of the Gold  Drop Mining Co., and the Hamilton  Powder Co., and who has  been   visit-  J. II. lilomc, o! Grand Foils, one  of the best pliotugrapheis in this section, was in town .1 lew days this week,  and will j;ive us .mother visit  shoitly.  Jay P. Graves and A. L. White and  brother, the latter two ot Montie.nl,  spent Sunday 111 Phoenix, leaving tor  Grand Forks and Spokane Tuesday  afternoon. While heie they made a  thorough inspection of the Old Ironsides  Victona, and Knob Hill and also  visited the War Eagle.  J. C. McLagan, founder and conductor of the Vancouver World, James  Innes, e\-M. P., and for 36 years connected with theGuelph (Out.) Mercury,  visited the Old Ironsides and Knob  Hill a few days ago. They were accompanied by Duncan Ross and Dr.  MaLhison, of Greenwood, old-time  acquaintances.  The following are the new officers of  Gicenwood Lodge No. 29, K. of P.:  F. T. Abbott, C.C.; J. II. Macfarlane,  V. C. ; Alvin Aimstiong, P. ; Duncan  Smith, M. of W. ; E. R. Bemie, K. of R.  and S. ; D. A. Mackenzie, M. of F.;  Geo. F. Miller. M. ofE. ; MaxBerger,  M. at A. ; Tames Cameron, I. G. ;  Chas. R. Pittock. O. G. The installation will be held on the evening of  July 4th.  R. Marpole, supeiintendcnt of the  Pacific division ot the C. P. R. accompanied by Mr. Skinner, a London, Eng.,  diiector of the C. P. R.; Captain Tioup  and C. C. Chipuuin, chief commissioner of the Hudson Bay company were  in Grand Forks a few day since. They  weie met by Jay. P. (haves and A. L.  White, and shown thiough the Gianby  smelter. The visitois e.xpicssed sur-  piise at the completeness of the plant  at the big 1 eduction works.  -THE-  Business 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 enlaige  stock.  For sale���A first-class hotel in Ai  locality. Several other chances ior  investment.  L. C. Cravvtord,  Phoenix, B. C.  The Best is Always the Cheapest.  Our Stock is CLEAN, COMPLETE and WELL Assorted.  CO  ft  w  ba  a  ���1���1  Anything and every tiling, you want or need in  "a.  c  B  04  B"  crq  ?o  B  ft  CO  B  ���-������  C+-.  N?  Canned delicacies, table relishes, fancy crackers���don't make any mistake, but bear in mind we^are  Headquarters for Groceries and Hardware.  THE WYNKOGP-STEPHENS TRADING COMPANY.  The  l-irst Clnss 111 livery Respect  American ami European Plans  IMPERIAL^  Lighted ��lth Ucetncty L���D" ^^,^tpt jr-l��  Heated with Hot Air |[        SL\^    1     **^f '    -j-  Table Board, $7 per Week.  E. WEEKS, Prop. PHOENIX, B. G.  Notice.  Srnled tender"; ��ill be received by the luider-  sijjiied up till Wednesdi} noon July nth, 1900, f jr  the purchase of the stocic of Messrs. Foley Bros ,  recently carrying on business at Phoenix. B. C  Stock consists of the following:  Gent's Furnishings $i>99^ 91  Hals and Caps       457 t>2  Hoots and Shoes  . .   1,05713  Tents 1         47 9/  Paper, Twint; and Furniture         36 13  J3,5'J5 76  Terms cash    I lveutoryand stock ina> be inspected upon application  UuiictT J Ua^ lev,  Assignee,  Greemvood. 11. C.  Caylkv & Oochkani:,  Solicitors for Assignee.  Phoenix, B. C  Phoenix Mail Service.  Office hours, 8 a m. to 7 p 111.  Hails close for Grand Forks,'Greenwood, Rossland. Nelson, JJastern  United States and Coast  pot 111H daily (except Sunda>) at 7*15 a  111.  For llidua\ , Camp McKiimey and Fnmiew on  Monday, Wednesday and  Friday at 7 15 a  111.  Alails due from all" pomLs at 10 30 a. iu.  S.J. Math ks/u-.  Postmaster.  Crown  Lemonade  One Tin Makes Two Gallons  Price 25 cents.  J. B. BOYLE,  Druggist  and   Stationer.  Prescriptions a Specialty.  The I. X.  L.I  Mrs* Wm. Delahay  Fashionable Dressmaking  tlf4tV/ ^  Residence, opposite Mandel  & Murphy's livery stable.  Dominion Ave,  Phoenix, B. C.  -o-��-o-��-��-o-c-a-��-��-��-��-��  Subscribe For The Pioneer.  In no othei  way can yon  keep posted on the Dinner Bucket  town of the Boundary.    And just think ! $2 per ) car does it.  If you want the  best and latest  in the line of : :  ing with Resident Manager Easton,  the Gold Drop mine lor  some   time,  left with his brother for the  coast   by  last Saturday's train.  ��  The Old Ironsides management  have ordered a 200-hght dynamo, to  take the place of the piesent machine,  for the purpose of lighting thebmdings  and mines. The new dynamo came  from the Royal Electric Co., and the  old one will be used at the assay office  This week the Columbia Telephone  Co. installed its-ioo-drop switchboard  in its Phoenix evxlinnge, 'Supt. Gris-  wold being on hand to attend to the  installation.    The entire system  here  IV. A. Campbell, formerly of Rossland, and now of Piinccton, has Instituted an action for $50,000 against  Robert Wood and C. Scott Galloway  of Greenwood, claiming $50,000 damages for alleged   breach of contract  in  Remember that no office in the Bound-  dar\ can gn c you better satisfaction than  the JOB DKPARTMhXToftlu:   PH0EN8X  PIONEER.  has been put in good shape and there I con nection with a Greenwood electric  ire two lines to Greenwood. lighting franchise.  NEAT   CLEAN ....  ATTRACTIVE  That is the kind that pays.  That is the hind you want.  That is the hind WE DO.  The  (Formerly the Columbia Hotel)  RUSSELL BROS., Props.  0000  First-class 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.  Here they come,   the   celebrated   America's   best   John PB.S��  Stetson Hats, in all varieties, Shapes, Colors and price.    A big  stock J  of the celebrated  liuckley & Sons Hats���best London make, large J  ! 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 Ties���the very latest "ks  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 arrived, and we are prepared to meet |  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 wc wish to close them out.  CHAS. SEARS, Mgr. __  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. Next door to Wynkoop-Stepheiis. %!  City  akery  SLINN  &McCAGUE,   f^%  PKOPRIETORS. '^  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, I'HOENIX, B. C. Free Dklivhry.  A,  ''.'Mi  t;-w  -, ��� &i  .W-'.'tfff  iSM-  9  iXf  Standard  A \ emic.  We have just received our first shipment over the Phoenix spur, and are  in a position to quote  Close Prices.  G&as. A. McCiutig & Co.  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  ���++-M-+<H~f-f-M-f  j>&  ��Vi A'l .-%  W �����' w -w  DROP IN AND SEE   ��sea����o*ao������*����0O69oeo*o��Ccaoo��*��c����o*co��eaaoeoaooo��  "We have just received a large shipment of Men's Shirts,  Ties, Ready Made Clothing, etc., suitable for summer wear.  Also a complete stock of Ladies' Goods sticli <is 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 Untrsmmed Millinery.  When 3'ou want a meal  that will remind 3'ou  of your old home, ;���'  away back east,  don't  FORGET THE  C  IP  Cbs^  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix-,. B. C.  w  Meals  Served at All   Hours  DICK LOR AH  Proprietor.  �����  Q ��  �� ��-��-��-C-0-G-��-��-��  The Corning Rossland of  the Boundary Country  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property. -:  K-  1*  * 1.

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