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 m1  i  ���l  ���t  r  \   t  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Fons of  Ore in 1902; ^ **  Phoenix is the Goitre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  Devoted" to the interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA   SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1903.  No  18.  The Big Store  Just Received..  The Latest Novelties  in Spring Goods for  Ladies.  Ladies' Neckwear, Neck Ribbons,' Sweater Jackets,  Laces, Belts, VeiliiiRS, Corsets, White Waists, Wrappers,  Kid Gloves guaranteed, Black and Cream Lustre ��� the  correct thing for making: waists; Japan Taffeta Silk���taking the place of China at the same price; Summer Muslius  in waist and dress lengths.  Men's Department...  COMPROMISE  IS IN SIGHT  QENERAL MANAGER CRAVES IN PHOENIX.  Settlement   of   Coal   Miners'  Strike Expected Daily.  MANAGER TONKIN IS MEETING MEN  N11 Details Vet Available. But Feeling al Fernie Is Thai a Contract Covering a Considerable Period Will be Knlcrtd Into.  We are handling  UNION MADE  Ready-to-Wear   Clothing ���  guaranteed .10 fit. Ask to see these  goods,  In order to clear out the other suits  quickly, we are offering them at COST  price.  We have also received our Summer  Hosiery and Shoes, Negligee Shirts  and a large shipment of Trunks and  i'   ���  Valises.  It is. well worth your while to look  over the many new lines we have received lately.  Special to the I'lioeiiix I'loiieer.'  Fernie, 15. C, March 13 ���- 'I he in-  di'aii���ns now strongly point ton settlement of the c.01] miners' strike at Fei-  nie, Michel and Moirissey, owned by  the Ciow's Nest Pass Coal Co.   Manager Tonkin, of ihe company, has met j  the miners  as local unions,  and   had  several conferences with them, and he  is now Heating with the District Union  Little information can be had of a reliable character as to the chaiacter of  the negotiations  in   piogiess  between  the mineis and the company, but the  feeling here is rapidly gaining  ground  that a compromise settlement, acceptable to both sides of the  controversy,  will be effected. .It is also certain that  the contract to be entered into will be  binding for a considerable period.  ���HOIJ.VIX  CKKKNWOOD  CHAM) I'OKKS  SANDON  4  STOVES AND RANGES  We have the largest and  most complete stock of Stoves  and Ranges in the city, and  we want to run stock down,  For the next two weeks all  of our stock of Stoves and  Ranges will be sold AT COST.  Come and let us convince  you that we are giving bargains.  We have a car of Gait coal  on the track and can fill our  customers' orders promptly.  Remarkable Council Meeting.  Wednesdays   meeting  of the  city  fathers was remarkable for  one  thing  in particular, and that was that no bills  weie presented ��� something that has  not happened''before in   many, many  moons.    Very little business was dans  acted,-with tlw exception of the reading of a ''Communication Irom the Phoenix Trades and Labor Council, reques:-  in,> that the council pass a by-law  establishing  the  customary   pay in  ihe  camp for laborers on any railway   thai  may be built in the city limits.   As the  council was legally advised that such a  by-law would probably   not   hold, the  communication was'received and filed  The Council''will   probably   have the  snow cleaned fiom  some of the worst  sidewalks in the city soon.  He Spent   Several   Days  at   the   Granby  Mines,   -..  Jay P. Graves, general manager of  the Granby Co., arrived in the city  from Spokane last week Friday, staying here until Monday, when he returned to Spokane, and in a few days  will proceed ' to Montreal, where the  head office of the compar.y is located  The visit was merely one of his  usual trips of inspection, and while  here be went thiough the underground  workings of the Old Ironsides mine.  He also turned his hand once more���  lor the first time in two" years���to  signing the monthly payroll checks of  the company in the absftnee of the assistant manager, H. N. 6aler. >  Last Saturday night the Granby  smelter had 36 carloads, or over 600  tons, of coke in sight. A little was  coming in from the Dunsmuir collieries on Vancouver Island, but so little  that not more than two furnaces at the  smelter could be operated. The C.  P. >R. is unable to deliver the coke  accoiding to agreement", 00"account of  the strike that it has on hand with its  freight cleiks and handlers.  Mr. Graves had great hopes that the  Fernie strike would be'settled shortly,  as a result of work of the cornmis  sion appointed by the Provincial  Mining Assjciation recently at Victoria. If it was not so settled, the  coal miners' strike would likely tie up  the quartz mining industry. However,  this, would be overcome in time, and  more coke than ever would be delivered this year, because of .the increase  in the number of ovens, and this summer would probably begone' of the  best yet experienced in the Boundary.  GETTiNfi READY  FOR BUSINESS  Right of Way Agent DesBrisay  Securing Options  Boundary Mining Notes.  FOR V, V. S   E IN THIS   CITV.  Chief Enginer Homeland, of St. Paul, Exp:cied  Here Next Week���When Route Will Be  Settled Definitely.  SECOND MONTH  SHOWS GOOD  &s!  Phoenix Young People Married.  Last Thursday Many   R.   Bradish  and Miss ressie A. DeSpain, daughter  of Mis. S. A. McConnack, were married at the Windsor,hotel in Greenwood  Rev. J.   I).   P.   Knox,   pastor  of the  Methodist church, officiating.     A.  E  H. Clark stood   up   with   the groom  through   the  trying  ordeal and Miss  Maud UeSpain, sistei of the bride, was  bridesmaid.     The   happy  couple le-  turned to Phoenix   the same  evening,  when they were  seienaded   in the accustomed  style  by   a  tin tcan band.  They have gone  to  housekeeping on  Brooklyn avenue.  Cut Force at Lime Quarry.  The force of men at work at the  lime quarry being opened at Fife, near  Cascade, has recently been cut down  to ten or a dozen men on account ol  the closing of some of the furnaces at  the Trail smelter. A large quantity of  lime has already been quarried, ready  for shipment, and as soon as the  smeller is enabled to resume operations in full, thiough icceipt of coke  shipments, the lime will be shipped.  The railway siding to the quarry has  been completed,  Boundary's    February    Ore  Tonnage Not Small.  IT AGAIN RUNS OVER 50,flW TONS  Granby Mines Sent out 9,000 Tons More Than  in January, But Alost of Other Show  Somewhat Less Output.  WsWBlWSSl  Another Hockey Match.  This evening another hockey match  will be played at the Phoenix rink, the  contestants being the teams of Greenwood and Phoenix. The game will be  called at eight o'clock, and the following is expected to be the line-up of each  side:  Phoenix.-    Position.   'Greenwood.  Biner   Goal McMilla  Cole Point Blaine  Chinch .. C. Point-... McCreath  Colton Center...... .Medijl  Clark  Rover.. . .Thompson  Mead Wing ...  Stiuizel Wing ...  The correct returns of.the ore shipments from the various Boundary mines  are at last available, and show that, in  spite of many drawbacks in the  shape  of fuel   for the  smelters,   the second  month of 1903 shows up quite as wel  as the first month, having a  total, for  the 28 days of February  of over 52,-  000 tons.    The Granby mines shipped  about 9,000 tons more  than   in  January, but a number of the  others did  not send out as  much   ore  as'in the  previous   month,   notably the.-. Mother  Lode,   Snowshoe,   B.   C.   mine  and  Emma.      However,   the  grand  total  runs over  100,000  tons  for   the two  months, the figures for each   mine for  each month being as follows:  lline. lanua'ry,   February.  Granby mines     28,824 37,837  Snowshoe' .   ....... 5,880 3,480  Mother Lode,...... 10,231 5,580  Sunset..  943 t.3" 2  B. C. mine  3,000 2,758  Emma   . ..,  3>s7�� '.02��  Total   ......,, 52,748    52,589  .Steer  . Warren  Paid Out Over $30,000.  Last Tuesday was the monthly payday at the Granby mines, when over  $30,000 was distributed in this camp  by the one company for wages alone,  being one of tbe largest paydays had  here in many months. There were over  350 pa>  checks.  Today or Monday is the regular  monthly payday at the Snowshoe mine,  the 15th of this month falling on Sunday.  Large Mercantile Deal.  One of the largest mercantile transactions tor many months, that has taken place in the Boundaiy, was consummated the other day, when the Hun-  ter-Kendrick Co., Ltd., bought out the  Grand Forks branch of W. R. Megaw,  and sold Mr. Megaw their branch store  at Sandon in the Slocan country. Tbe  transaction entailed the paying of a  considerable amount of cash by the  Hunter-Kendriek Co, as the Megaw  stot k was much larger than the Sandon stcck. Chas. D. Hunter, the  Phoenix manager of the Hu,nter-Ken*  drick Co., returned last Saturday from  .iandon and Grand Forks, after completing the details of the sale.  At the election of officers held last  Saturday by the members of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8, Leo McMullen  was chosen president and John Rior-  dan financial secretary. Mr. Riordan,  who was re-elected, has held the office  for several years.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdealer's, or by mail for 50 cents per morjth,  When Chas.-'ArDesBrisay, rigUtaf  way agent of the Great Northern and  the V., V. & E., arrived in the city-  last week with Chief Engineer Kennedy, of the latter railway, they began  to take steps to secure the needed  right of way through the lower end of  the city, where the road comes in.  It is said that two routes of getting  up the gulch are ��� surveyed, after the  city limits are reached. One of these  crosses Dominion avenue where the  Union hotel is located, and the other  a little lower down. It probably depends on the cheapest route, so far as  securing the property is concerned, as  to which will eventually be selected.  Mr. DesBrisay secured options on  some of the property last week, and  went out again this week, to return in  a few days.  This week J. B. Macaulay signed  the deed to a Diece of land where the  railway will cross a portion of his  ranch just below the city, the consideration having been arranged, and  others were approached. Where buildings are in 'he way, the railway company makes a proposition to move  the building to a new location that is  satisfactory to the owner, and last Saturday 9 man who is in the business of  moving buildings came over from  Rossland to make estimates on that  kind of work.  It has not been announced yet just  what the definite route will be to get  to the Granby mines, nor where the  depot will be located, but Chief Engineer Hogelah'd, of the Great Northern, from St. Paul, is expected to arrive in Phoenix next week, when the  definite route of the line in the city  will be decided upon. It is understood that the line will come up the  bed of Twin creek, back of the buildings on the south side of Dominion ave  nue, the depot to be located probably somewhere on the property of the  Dominion Copper Co., close to Dominion avenue.  Jay P. Graves, general mauager of  the Granby Co., was in consultation  with Mr. Kennedy last Saturday, as  to the best way to get to the oie dumps  of the Granby mines, and some announcement in regard to this will  doubtles's'jbe obtainable after the visit  of Mr. Hogeland.  The route of the line into Phoenix  is so circuitous, in order to secure the  low grade decided upon, that something like 20 miles of rock work will  be done within a few miles of this  city, requiring a large force of men,  with a commensurate payroll, for  several months to come, after the  work is started.  The B. C. mine has, discontinued  shipments of ore on account of the  closing of the Sunset smelter.  On the Blue Jay Edwards and Morrison are still driving on the long tunnel to tap the ledge at depth, which  they expect'to reach in a short time..  Last Monday the Snowshoe mine  sent out its last ore for the present.  Shipments will be resumed as soon as  the Sunset smelter can ret a coke sup-  Ply.  During the month of Febiuary the  Granby smelter treated 35,463 tons of  ore, and sent out an average of nearly  a car of blister copper daily from the  converters." - -   -  For the first two months of 1903 the  Granby mines shipped 66,661 tons of  ore. With plenty of coke the shipments will be increased at least 50 per  cent on the average.  The reverberatory furnace at the  Granby smelter, installed over a year  ago, was first used in the month of  February, when everything was being  run at full capacity, before the ceke  famine occurred.  This week the Sunset smelter was allowed to giow cold, both to place sorr.e  of the new machinery and because tho  coke supply was about exhausted.  When it resumes probably two and  perhaps three furnaces will be put in  blast.  At the Mother Lode, in Deadwood  camp, a force of about 25 men only is  being kept busy on development work  duiing the enforced shut down of the  company's smelter, until coke supplies  aie once more being received. Only  the mariied men, it is stated, were retained.  REPORTED  FROM VICTORIA  To the Local Branch of the,  Mining .Association.     .  .  MEETING WAS BED LAST MONDAY  ReprtseoUifves from Pfcoeiix Mock Messed  With Ifee Baslatu Like Way Is P/fetch  Ike AsseriatiM Started Off. '-  HARRY BELL  WAS KILLED  Former Phoenician Crushed by  C. P. R, Engine.  HAPPENED AT FISHERMAN THURSDAY  Last Monday evening a meeting of-  the local branch of the. Provincial Mining Association was held'for the pur-,  pose of hearing the reports ot the dele--!  gates who attended the general- meeting recently held at the capital of the  province.  Judge \V. R. Williams, one of the  delegates, gave a general report, covering most of the proceedings, so far iis,  they were of interest to-this section,  all of which have been printed before,  while Mayor Rumberger, J: W. 'Astley,,  James Punch and Henry Heidmari,  who were also delegates, also told something of what had occurred at the big  gathering at Victoria.  The consensus of opinion  was. that.  the meeting was an ' unequivocal, success, and much  good to the  province  generally, especially to the mining in- ,  dustry, will eventually come of it, especially if the association continues to  be conducted along  the conservative.,  lines along on which it was started out. ���  Phe   Phoenix  delegates were also  particularly pleased at the cordial re- ������  ception   tendered  them  and- all the .  others by the residents and  business,  men of Victoria.  Was a Brakeman on an Ore Train, and Slipped Off Ibe Engine ��� Employed at Ihe  Snowshoe Mine Last Summer.  No Settlement of Railway Strike.  The strike ol" the United Brotherhood ot" Railway Employees on the C.  P. R., inaugurated at Vancouver some  two weeks ago, is on worse than ever,  and men all along the western lines,  according to reports, have gone out in  sympathy. It includes freight clerks  and handlers. Late last week it was  announced that a settlement was in  sight, but such proved not to be the  case, and the railway has announced  that it will tight it out, that it will receive freight shipments for all points.  The union men at the coast are in  sympathy with the stiikers, and are doing everything to aid them. On the  Kootenay and Boundary divisions it is  said that a, number of men, about 100',  are out also, including those at Nelson,  Rossland, Grand Forks and Eholt,  William Whyte, vice-president of  the C. P. R., is said to be on his way  from Montreal, to make an attempt to  settle the strike, which is claimed to  have been brought on by an attempt  on the part of the railway to crush the  union.   Fine cigars are the kind that you enjoy���dpn't forget that when you drop  m at Albin's l^ews Depot.  Last Thursday afternoon, Harry  Bell, a brakeman employed by the C.  P. R., was ciushed to death at Fisherman siding, a few miles below Eholt.  Bell slipped from the locomotive of the  tiain, and before he could recover himself the engine's wheels had crushed  his joung life out. He was a brother-  in-law of Conductor Hutchinson, well  known in the Boundary, and was a  man of about 24 years of age.  Last summer Bel! was employed at  the Snowshoe mine fiom the 3d 01  June till the 4th of July, and later went  into the employ ot the C. P. R. as  brakeman, tunning oil the pr.ssenger  tiain in and out of Phoenix. Occasionally this crew would woik on the  ore trains between Eholt and Grand  Forks, and it was while doing this that  Bell met his death.  Hell's remains were taken to the undertaker's at Greenwood the night of  the accident, and today they will be  sent to Grand Forks, and thence to  Spokane lor burial, wheie the young  man's mother resides.  Cascade Power la Qreeawaad.  Manager Warren, of the Greenwood  Electric Co., has been in the city this  .week.with a~force_- of, men, who are-  stringing an extra set of wires through  the city, for the purpose of connecting  the electric power from Cascade with  the Greenwood lighting system. The  old pole line, erected thiee years ago,  between the two cities will be used  again, not having been in use for two  or three months, since Phoenix secured, its power from Cascade. It is expected that Greenwood, like Phoenix  and Grand Forks, will be able to enjoy  the Cascade power some time early  next week. About a ton of No. 6 insulated copper wiie is being used in  stringing the additional line through  the city.  Curling Results Iris Weeh  At Piioe  six���Monday.  Greenwood.  Phoenix.  Wilson  Rumberger  Bit-hop  Paluiet  Warren  Bjucher  Bunting skip���4  Crawford skip-  -20  Matheson  Wilson  At wood  Smith  McDonald  Morrin  Russell skip���9  MeNichol skip-  -13  At Gkkenwooo���Wednesday.  Atwood  McCague  *"  Humphries  Palmer  Merritt  Boucher  ��  Ketchutn skip���11 Crawford skip-  -13;  Johnston  Wilson  Frith  Morrin  McDonald  Stratum  Birnie skip���0  Mo.Xirliol skip-  -23  Thursday evening, April 16th,- the  Phoenix Curling Club will grve a ball.  Further announcement will be made  later.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 aud  for 19QJ, as reported to the Phoenix rioneer��� Past  1900 1901             1902            1903            Week  Granby Mines, Phoenix      (34,533 231,762   309,858     74,622        5,210  Snowshoe,               '���                   297 1.731     20.800     10,320          900  Brooklyn, *'                150          ....        ....  Mother Lode, Head wood      5,340 99,034   141.326     10,698        ....  Sunset,                  "           802      7,455        2,733         300  Morrison, "       -      150    B. C. Mine,        Summit     19,494 47,405     14,8ii       6,810         540  li. Bell, "      560    Km ma,                       "      650       8,530       5,916-       S30  Winnipeg,    Wellington       1,076 1,040          785        ....         ....  Golden Crown,       "        ..      2.250   625  Athelstan, "              1,200 550        ....    King Solomon, W.Copper  875        .... ....    NTo. 7 Mine, Central.  665 482           City of Paris, "           2,000   Jewel, Long Lake         \m 350      2,175          ,        Canni, West Fork....,  85)0           Providence,   Providence..,,,,       ,,  219        364        ....  Ruby,     Boundary Falls  SO      Miscellaneous,      3,230      3,456 325   Total, tons      99,730 390,000   507.545  114,357       6,040  Granby Smelter treated, tons..   62,387 230,828   312,340    67,584      5,000  \)l  V\  A ��� I  .  ,1  Yl\  5'.  1 4 fmmmsm  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Phoenix Pioneer-  }   THE OBSERVATORY  TlirNGS TAIKED OF  AT  HOME AVI) HLSEWIltRE  USDBD OK SATURDAY BY TUB  PIONEEEPUBLISinNG CO.  at rBOsanx, b. c.  Itf.B.WILLCOX. Manager.'  I Business office No. 14.  Telephones   j Manager's residence. Ko. 15.  r-rt4^Sr��-4^4^.c4M44l-Jf4W  Mm&imiYYY:  ftyfivyti-  my  M  vim-  UM  IwTresr.....  Six Months...  To Forelfc-n Countries   tfrouwenofubscriberto this pap��, !"���  1. s.n InvItaUoi to vou to become one.  .Advertising rates furnished 01) application  I^gal notices 10 arid 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  ���drertislnr. '  Every one resident in Phoenix should  read the following true tale:  A well known business man of this  city recently   had   occasion to send a  member of his  family to the  Phoenix  General Hospital for treatment.    In a  general way he knew of the excellent  work being done  by the hospital and  its nurses, but it took a practical demonstration in his own lamily to really  hi ing it home to him, and today he is  one of the most enthusiastic in piaise  of the way in whicn the  institution is  conducted, no matter Irom what point  it is viewed.     He does not hesitate to  tell the stoiy, either,  especially if he  thinks it may possibly do some good.  JL./2' 3 '4  8, 9 JO U  J5 >6 \1 18  22 23 24 25  29 30.31  5 6 7  12 13 14  19' 20 21;  26 27 28  When it, conies to strikes, appearances' "indicate that the C. P. R. is  up against it in .the U. B. of R- E.  itrilte'in this great and glorious west.  It seems to be nearly unanimous thai  the mining.association that recently  met at Victoria filled a long felt want,  and has the opportunity of doing much  good for the industry in this province.  Fourteen cent copper would look- a  great-deal better to the people of'the  B6tindary if the'' coal "strike was over  and the three smelters were running at  fiill'capacity���about 2,300 tons of ore  perday;         _, ,     ;  James Breen, who is well known in  this camp, from his connection with  1 the'Dominion CopperCo., hss trouble  on his hands - at - his * new ��� smelter at  Croftonj'on'Vancouver Island. One  of his partners,. David B. Fothering-  ham, is suing him for an accounting.  Just how the government is to postpone .the .inevitable and make an ap:  peal to,the people at an early date is  not" clear to the average petson. However, it is given out at Victoria, as a re-  sujt,of a recent caucus, that an attempt  - will be made to carry pn business. And  Joe Martin still "saws wood."  The personnel of the Alaskan boundary ] comniission does not suit'the  people of Canada a little bit, so far as  t&" Americans are concerned. There  is a great hue and cry over the matter,  but what are we going to do adout it ?  We've got to; take what the mother  country gives us, whether we like it or  not. .  The Nelson Tribune asserts that the  Nelson Daily News is owned or controlled by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Co. F. J. Deane, of the News) states  that the coal company has nothing to  1 do with the News, and thathe.is the  owner. Mr. Deane ought to know what  tie is talking about, and John Houston  evidently thinks he does.  '��� We notice advertisements of western  brokers in eastern journals, guarantee-  ing dividends on mining shares, and  some of the companies are supposed to  operate in British Columbia. It would  be interesting to know how much such  a. guarantee is worth. , Meretorious  . companies do not resort to such tricks  to dispose of shares.  The city-of' Victoria, since it has  successfully handled two or three large  ^Gnventions/is making all the.capital  'possible out of it."' We do not blame  Victoria at all, a�� Several thousands of  dollars are left in the city by each convention. But for the general convenience of residents in this province a  mainland city would be belter, Vancouver, for instance.  ���   ,'|t��tbe general belief that the commission now at Fernie, for the purpose  of\ieltling the coal miners strike if  possible, will have their efforts crown-  ed^ith. success.   The more one studies  the'eauses of the strike, .the more one  is impressed -with the idea that both  sides can be brought to agree with a  little giving and taking by each, When  this is done, a long time agreement  ' should be made.     Too much is now  dependent on the whims of either miners or management in the coal fields to  ��llf��V the entire country to be tied up  foV'tti&yb conipariuyely speaking,  With this in his mind he walked into an office the other day, and told of  what he knew of the needs of the management of the hospital, and told it so  impressively that one gentleman 'requested him to have the hospital management send the bill  tpJiuaJbr-$5w  worth ..ot'ihlngs  that  wrre  at   once  needed.  ��M  This is merely a sample of what one  man did, who seemed to only just learn  the really beneficial aspects of lliis institution that is  right  among us,  and  which he was supposed to be generally  informed about heretofore.    If there is  another  individual  who   leads  these  lines that would   like  to- put a  little  money wheie it will biinj> the biggest  kind of interest in the   way  of doing  good to our fellow men, here is an opportunity worth taking advantage of���  for the,hospital is still in need ol many  things..   1. L. Martin,  the secretary-  tieasurer', will be only too  pleased to  furnish further particulars.  WM.  All kinds of "get rich quick" schemes  are being furnished *o a waiting public  nowadays. -   One of the latest to operate through the mails in this section is  a "bucket shop" in St. Louis, which is  sending   out  its  circulars broadcast,  showing the immense  sums that__can  be  made by  speculating in  corn or  something  else.   It  is.interes-tii.g to  note that  Hector McRae,' who was- a  well known broker in the palmy  days  of Rossland, is connected with this institution.    He also operated in mining  matters in the   Boundary, and is now  kindly-giving his old friends a chance  to get in on the "ground floor."   What  fools these mortals be,  as Puck would  ien-.ark.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  He Still Lives ��� The premier ol  B. C. evidently thinks that he has  Prior rights to everything in the province.��� Led^e.' ~  Partv Lines���Premier Prioi'sbest  coutse is to facilitate an early general  election upon party lines By so doing  he would regain the confidence of his  party friends, and earn the gratitude of  the Literals. Nothing that 'he can do  will prevent the coming campaign being waged upon party lines, but he can  by judicious conduct now bring about  what the whole province wants under  conditions'that will presage a. fair test  of public opinion.���Nelson News,  j B- C MINING  ,  A two stamp mill is to  be installed  on the Pilot; nea'i Ymir, this spring.  The Giant mine  owners, Rossland,  contemplate driving an 800-foot tunnel.  Rosslarid's ore shipments last week  were 8,035 lons< makinga total of 68,-  079 for the yeai thus far.  It is claimed that work will be started on two concenttatijn plants at  Rossland inside of two months.  Work on the ore shoot recently encountered in the No. 8 workings at the  Payne is proving the ore body to be of  great size and richness.  It is reported that the charter of the  Kootenay Cential railway has passed  into the control of the Estella Mining  Co. of Southeast Kootenay.  The tolal output of Extension mines  for Febiuaiy was nearly 45,000 ton'--.  It is expected that the foreign shipment for March will make a recoi d for  Ludvsmith.  The machinery for a complete 10-  stamp Fraser & Chambeis gold mill  |jiaa-b����tT-3hip|5ed to the Eva- mine at  Camborne, Lardeau, and as soon as it  arrives at Comaplix it will be hauled  to the property and installed. '  The Le Roi No. 2 company h.ive  ordered a two-unit Elmore oil concentrating plant, which is now being built  in England by the Fraser & Chalmers  company. This plant will have a capacity of 50 tons pei 24 houis, and consists of two units of 25 tons each.  A compiessor plant has just betn  shipped in to the Blue Biid mine, near  Deer Paik. The property is already  supplied with a mill having a capacity  ol 25 tons per day, and ne.\t week the  management expect to have the stamps'  dioppiug. The concentrated product  will be shipped to the Trail smelter.  The Crofton smelter has already le-  ceived its first shipment of copper ore  from the Yukon, the  Grafter mine at  Whitehorse having shipped seveial hundred tons and promised to keep steadily at it.     This makes the Grafter the  first shipper of the Whitehorse district,  l'he owners claim that they have  10,-  fuoo tons blocked out on the first level.  FiomTiout Lake an itnpoi la nt strike  is reported on the   L.  B. group.     In  the shaft now being sunk on the L. B.  claim, a depth of 34 feet was reached,  when a shoot  of ore twenty inches in  w.idth was encounteiedr���Eight inches  of this is solid gray copper, with assay  values of $16 in gold, $300  in  silver,  5 per cent copper and 70 per cent lead.  Charles J. Andun, one of the furnace  foien-.en  at  the  B.   C. Coppei  Company's smelter, Gieenwood,  soon  after became into the Boundary bought  several acres of land  adjoining - thai  held by Robert Wood  and   known as  the Rock Creek coal lands.  Last week  Mr. Andren sold  his  holding  to the  Ashnola Smelter, Limited,  which  recently acquired Mr. Wood's land.   It  is stated that men are at work developing the coa} showing.  MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  KIKE, I.1H., ACC UhNl-  Comiiiis.sl<>in'r tor Oiking Atfiilnvits.  Phocnix, B. C.  a. scon,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary pubuc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  '?   King Edward Lodge, U.D.  jk '    A. F. and A. M.  fl-JI\     Rrgular communication 8 p. m.  Cls i?9    olid Thursday ofi-acli mouth.  r^ *>- - ....i ....rimra nsculled: Mi  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  Sei  otitl rmirsuu>- u, tut...   Knierjient meeting!* ascalled; Mnsnuu  Hall,-Morrison-Anderson Mock.  W.L.'GBRMAINK, ��  Secretary.  K. L. COCK.  W.M.  m  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  Jr^%fT' aff1  PHOENIX, B. C.  ~ Phoenix Home B*ewe<J  Lager Beer  \w Brewed by a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  "*" host of Friends who testify to its 0'iod Qualities  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. IS5-   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min- k   ers'Union Hall.-   liD  inOWN.I'iw. AUGOSTPII.CiKR.Scc'y  PHOENIX AERIl  NO. 158.  Meetings on Fridav  ni 830j1.n1 , Miners  UiiIjii Hull.  Visiting   brelhrei  cordially invited.  HALL, ITw.        WK.  FlKMISfl. Secy  II. ft mm.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS1 SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  J:liop on Dominion Avenue.  PHOENIX BREWERY  JULIUS MUELLER, Phoi-kiktor.  -, Corner Standard Ave. andjJBanner^St..! Phoenix 5?  Lion Milling works  ��������������� TAS MrCRHATH. Prco ���"'    '      '      '  ���JAS-McCRKATH, Prep  ���������^���"��� JC\tjg*   AfsVV^A'S*'**  ���   a*!     ���   **f-  JOBBERS IN WINES, EEEP AND CIGARS  .    .       .   r; i, xi.i.i.jja, Sellers' lllue Label llraud the most  of Mineral Waters.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  nr.l -rj Solicited.  GEORGE GIBSON ["   PELLEW-HARVEY,       "  BRYANT & GILMAN  VANCOUVER,B. C.  M PROVINCIAL   C|  r\SSAYERS   L|  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  -.inves-Witlianis Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Ave.  Phoenix. 3.  I piiacc Tivcnj siawes I  ���  =====   ���  A.  NE.W^  _^ EDITIO*f\  WEBSTER'S v  iNTEfiNATIONAL  Dictionary'  A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  Biography, Geography .FlolloB. ate  New Pl&tea Throughout -  25,000   New Words  Phrases    and   Definitions  I Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted T>y a large corps of  competent specialists.  Mch Bindings  " 8364 Paftas  5000 Illustrations  TUK  VANCOUVER ASSAY OFFICK  Kbtablished 1890.  Mineral!* Identified and Their Values :lix-  fi plained.  fj FREE OF CHARGE.  t. Have You a Piece of Doubtful Rock?   Just |  "��� Matt It to us.   Mill and smelter tests up to  }i 4000 lbs.   Checking As>sa> s a Specialty.  11-e best esiiil-dislied and let-uhied |ioSteliy in the Uuiin-  <j ,',, We aie centrally lpcated in ovir new stables wjtli  ���t'tumiileteoHifitoi'Saddle and Diiving Horses- T|ic  best ol" ri��s.      I'arties  driven  to  any Boundary   |'"1'>'-  Mclntyre & HcDonald, Props.  Knob HIH Avenue  You Should Read      7^i? International was first issued  in 1890, succeeding the " Unabridged."  'fke New Edition of'the International  was issued in October, iqoo. ^Get the  latest and best.  We also putilis!)  Webster's   Collegiate   Dictionary  with Glossary of Scottish Words and Phrases,  " First class m quality, second class in slxe."   Aaelit for   PABST AND  '  CALGARY   BEI'K.   R.GREIGER,  Manager ������  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Specimen pages, etc. of both  Ibool.s sent on  application.  G.6C.MERRIAM CO./  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  q-o-o-oo-oo- o-oo-o-o-O  A Great Paper ��� The Nelson  News, since Mr. lr, J. Deane became  its editor and proprietor, has developed  into one of the*best all-round newspapers of trie growing west. It is not  flashy or sensational, yet it gives all the  news while it is news. Its telegr.iphic  service is perhaps thev best in Hiiiish  Columbia today, and this is a town  only about one-fifth the size of Vancou  ver-l ��� How Mr. Deane succeeds in doing it is a puzzle to brolher'newspapei-  men.    BuLhe is making a gieat paper, 1 advertising  I     cp 1     ���������  judicious adveiUsing will develop  any mercantile .business that lus a  right to exist.  Nearly, if not all, the large tetail  merchants of the piesent day have-became so by extensive advertising.  Good business methods, untiring in  dustry and good advertising are the factors which bring success in business.  There seems to be an idea prevalent  that advertising is for large dealei s only.  This belief has kept many a small meij  chant from improving his opportunities  in this direction.  Every city  has plenty of examples  showing how small dealers in alt kinds  of merchandise have made their- business a success by wise  and  judicious  Take what space you can  GREENWOOD \  \     manager �����������*.��- &  Always::     j  Desirable     |  Odd pieces of furnititte to j  make your home more com- ,  fortablc. A luxury you can J  enjoy at all seasons. J  CLARK & BINNS     j  FURNITURE DEALERS J  have just what you want most,  j  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading Weekly  0/ tKe Boundary.  *  and one whose opinion must carry  weight with a large constituency of  readers.���Vancouver World.  7,��gqadian Mtalng Institute.   .  7At Montreal last week the  annual  meeting of the Canadian Mining Institute was opened, President Chas. Fer-  gie, of Westville, N. S., presiding   I'rer  sident lrergie read the annual address,  in which he dealt with the progress of  coal mining in Nova Scotia.  The president's gold medal was awarded to O.  N. Scott, of Listowel, Ont., for a paper  on the ore deposits of Copper Mpun-,  tain, Similkameen district, B. C   Sevri  eral inteiesting papers were  also read.  Mr. Fergie said that the value of Canada's mineral products last  year was  over $70,000,000.      Speiking of the  strike in the mines of British   Columbia, 4%lr. Fergie expressed   the opinion  that the trouble was due to the mixed  classes ot miners in the west, and toith.e  injudicious handling of them.    The report   makes special reference to the  death o\ Pr, A, % C, i5elwyn, of Van  couvfi'.'"*" - ��� ���  -  afford, contract by the yeai, watch it,  change the matter very frequently, and  you will soon need more room for your  store and more space in the papers.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdealers, or by m.iil lor 50 cents per month.  Having  taken   the    Phoenix*  jSkating  Rink  foi   the winter, 1  )hope to do buoin ss with all my  old friends and m.my new ones.  ^     I am 1 tinning it foi the money'  J there is in it, but expect to give'  I value for your money. '  Watch  for fuitlier announces-(  kments.    They'll interest you.  iSF.ASON  TlCRhTS:  For Men $5 00,  For Ladies 3.50  For Boys       2.00  1  j Skating Hours;  2:30 j). is. to 4:30 p. m��� and,  8 p. m. to 10 p. m.  (Mine time.)  W. W. ROGERS,  Proprietor.  '���O-O-O  Published iu the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name f>>r H|i' Cl|i|KiK'>, Mil  ��wui(ci i! & >t. Paul ][rii|way. known all  over the Union us 1 lie Un-at l-'aihvaj  niniiinp-tlip 'Tii'iifT |>i|iiii<d'' tiaini-  "vi'iy clay and niirlii iit-twmi St. Paul  aii'l Olili'au'o, iind Dinuliit nn<l Cliinw,  '" I lie only pi'ifeV't trains in tlui \10rl I "  Uiiilcivtiind: , Contu'etinnx art! made  with All Tniiisi'oniinoiitnl J.inec, .iFsnr-  infr to luvseiii:' is tlio licsl si'i-vife known.  I.iixui i 'iiB fdarlii'.", ck't'tiic li^lil",fleam  ln'iii, of a vei ity 1 ini.ili'd by  no other  line.  See tluit v in- ticket reads via ' Tlic  Milunnkci " wIiimi coin)! to uny point in  the United Stiitec or Canada.... All ..ticket  Winn sell llicni.  Fot rates, p,i:.i)i!ilets or  oilier  iiifnr-  in.ilioii, ivldieBS,  R. [4. Fqup, H. S. Rowe,  >'rav. Pj)j��. ^gf., fjeiieral ^Keiit,  Sl'QKAN'K. WH. 'l'0|tfLAMl,U31  In"i9CO  // you road thv  PHOENIX PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  the entire Buundaiy shipped 500,000 tons of oie,  nearly eveiy ton of which was leduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of ore  last year.  '['he pioneer is published every Saturday apd  and is sent to apy part pf Canada pr tljte ynited  Statps for  $2.00  pei yeai���01 the icst of the world foi $3.00  per  Ypar.    Il gives the  Latest and Most  Reliable News  |1 Address with check  of Boundary Minos and Smelteis  and ipdepepdent, apd ajms tp be  gOWM TO DAfE.  Your subscrj|4tipn can begin at apy time.  It is feailess  m  AND  Of every description cau be ob:  taiued at Eastern Prices at the  Eastern   Townships  B^nk.  PSTApLISHpp 1,850.  CAPITAL $2,000,030, RESERVE FUND, $j,?co,ooc.  Head Officc, SHERBROOKE;, QUE   EC  Wm Parweix, President.    ' Jas. Hackiiinou,  Gen'l Mgr S. V. 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A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST TEA  Direct from the grower to the consumer-  19  lih/OT^.Sffi^T^llV'i1 ifr?!?  mm 1  i  i  tfHE PHOENIX PIONEER  "Sipongcst In the wopM,  ������  Assins $33��i568.��63'49-  SuRIM40S--$7��iI37��,7?rOI  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606607 Empire State Building  '   SPOKANE, WASH.  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C.  ���   -*��� PHOENIX   ���  MARKET.    ���  I P. Burns & Co.  HJiAD OFFICE FOR HOUNDAKV CRBKK, GREENWOOD, II. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, 11. C.  .;.. Wholesale and Detail Heat Merchants. I  Markets at Nelsor., Kaslo, Three l'orks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail; Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.    .  I PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  JUNE-  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix at 10 a. in. Leave Greenwood at 3 p. in.  Daily.  tjj*e5w taF  A, S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.  WHAT WAS DONE  AT VICTORIA  Important Acts of the Mining  Convention.  EXCtRITA FROM THE PROCEEDINGS  Resolutions of Moment Affecting the Mining  Industry of British Columbia ���Boiled  Duwn For Ready Reference.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  . BOTH NEW AND OLD. ,  Phoenix Fiqneer and Tgronto ,  ' Grjobe (daily) both for One  year: :.'���.; :.:   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe; (weekly) both for One  year.::..::::..:..-..'....:.::.'. '..:.-.:-..  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  Tr~OT>   /Iiicliiiliiiir Ilniidsome I'ortrnitN  J OKI    V.of"Ki��K lWwartl, 17x13 inches./-   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix' Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year '.  :.  $3.75  2.50  2.50  2.50  2.75  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodi  cals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHQENIX  PIONEER,  BHfJgNpC, B. G.   -  Don't Guess At It  But if you are going east wiite us for our rates, and let us tell ybu  about the sei vice and accommodation offered by the,  ;    ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacific coast to Chicago  77 v���: 7. and Cincinnati.  " Don't fail tp write ;tis about your trip, as we are in a position to give you  some valuable information and assistance. 5,319'miles of track, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  1'or particulars regarding freight'or .passenger rates, call on or address :"  ���], .GvLINDSAY, T.F. & P..\��� B. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  '  ;v    ���'/;/   ,,    ]$?   rhjrd ��t., PpR/l'I.A'Np, pRJS.  Better Stationery und Job Printing than Unit turned out. bv the  Phoenix Pioneer lias yet to be  produced.' The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Give us a  trial with your next order. . . .  PIONEER PUB. CO,  Phone 14. Piioknix, B. C.  l*U!1&?"ty>T: SPUING  'SAXITAlili'M  ,1 ,J8k 'lira?''coitWlete UCV      f H  'WriQfi','; 'ffii'i'ntel  vnllcif f  gSM^trSBESOBT  ").,!. n,?.��5tJ,"KiI'l8!il��K on I l.iceiirsloii?  Niira  Ili-si  Telegrnphlc colli-  ��'l��icatfon"vrith-'iu 'parts' of Ylie'ivorid,   two-  nulla arrive nnrf ^��������,t -.,���.-.. ,in,     its bnllw  won arrive and depart every da/,  cure all^jervous and muscular diseases;   Its wnt  __ ..ml stouinch Ailments  week, nccordliiK t<> res-  ���Malcyoii  Hot. Springs.  ���.T ���'.^"r1 **"* ftnu muscu  !j."''W'all Kidney Rivera  j5,rni��Mf��Sto|iS per- we.  a��ce Injiotel orllatcyon  ow L��k<;'| b","c.  ieni^ Bakery,  ; \ihVl!ix"s,treet.    ;riioii<-53, t  We make good bread,     Try it.  ".,. .C. W7GREER, Proprietor-  Victoria A Venue, Phoenix, B. C.  In Cottage, Hotel.  We make a specialty  of Family ar\d Hotel  trap|e.  Free delivery to all purls of the city.  J. S. McCAGUE, Prop.  At the fust annual meeting of the  Piovincial Mining .Association, recently held at Victoria', many matteis came  up for consideiation, and a number of  the most impoitant weie passed by  icsolution. The following digest of  those of greatest moment totliispait  of the piovince has be^n piepared for  ready reference:  Abolish Two Per Cent Tax.  Resolved, That the government aud  .legislature of'the province of British  Goluitibia are respectfully uiged to  abolish the so-railed two percent win-  einl'tax upon ihe output of mines, be-  <aii<-e of iis iiijtiiious effect in testiict-  ing and repiesting mining low giade  ores, and because of it's effect in discouraging the investment of outside  capital.  Resolved, That:with respect to the  lesoliition passed this morning dealing  with the abolition of the "two per cent  tax," this convention shall not be -1111  derstoodas 'being-'opposed to a fair  and equitable taxation of the mining  industry.  Townsite Lois on Mineral Claims.  Ralph Smailes and G. W.  Gaunce,  of Greenwood, introduced   the following, which carrieJ:  Resolved, That this association favors amendment.tO' the Mineral Act,  that where a mineral claim has been  subdivided into townsite lots and a  plan recorded, the mineral tights only,  without any right to the surface, may  be offered for s de for taxes, and upon  such sale bejng made that the government have power to vest any surface  rights that pieviously appertained to  such mineral claim in the municipality  within which it is situated, as to streets,  lanes and highways, and in the lot  owneis as 10 the recorded lots owned  by them respectively.  Attempt to Settle Coal Strike. .  Resolved, That a delegation consisting of the clubman, \V. CI. Gaunce, I'".  Keller, A. C. I-lumerfell, II. Seaman,  M. McAndiews and C. Foley be appointed to proceed to l'einie to' meei  the management and employees. of the  Crow's Nest Pass .Coal'company* and  endeavui to bring about a settlement  of the strike; and that the expense of  such delegation be paid from the funds  of this association.  Strike Commission.  Resolved, That the government of  lintish Columbia be and is heieby requested to forthwith appoint a commission of three members, whose duty  it .'hall.be.. to examine as fully as possible into the existing relations of employer and employee engaged.in the  mining industry in this province, and  to gather data on the question of -. capital and labor therein employed; said  commission to meantime be regarded  as a conciliation board in any mining  labor troubles that may occur, with a  view to the settlement and prevention  of such trade disturbances.      ..  Chris Foley .and G.H.Lugrin brought  in the following resolution:  Resolved, That the government be  respectfully requested to constitute said  board of conciliation by appointment  of the following: (a) One practical  mine manager, (b) One practical mine  worker. (c) A chairman mutually  agreed upon by the other two.  This board shall ha,ve tlie power to  collect information tinder oath, and its  further ditty shall be to make prompt  report from time to time to the minis.'  ter of mines, through   whom the press  and the public may be informed of the  situation.  Open Coal Lands Reserve.  .Whereas, the coal and coke supply  from the Crow's Nest Pass coal mines  has proven quite inadequate to meet  the requirements of the smelters and  mines in Biitish Columbia, whereby  the output of the mines, particularly  the copper mines of the Hotindary and  the gold copper mines of Rossland, during the past and present year, have  been and are much curtailed;  Theiefore, be it resolved that the Do  minion government be requested to take  steps for the immediate opening of coal  mines on the pait of the 50,000 acres  held by it in Southeast Kootenay, under such provisions as will insure a  large supply of coal and coke" at an  early date, and at a reasonable price.  Endorse Silver-Lead Miners,  Resolved, That this  convention assembled at Victoria,  heartily  endorse  the resolutions passed .by the silver-  lead miners at Sandon on the toth of  December, 1902, and that a copy of  this resolution be telegraphed to the Dominion ministers at Ottawa.  Stronger Copper Market.  The copper, market shows not the  slightest signs of weakning, either at!  home or abroad, and with prices on,  practically ... a' 13-cent basis lor lake!  brands, sellers are as firm as ever in  their views, says the Western Mining  World. The present streiigth,_ot7the  liielal is not a matter that has come  about over night, as a result of manipulation.' On the,contrary, the situation has been shaping towards strength  for two weeks past, and present prices  are purely the result of the operation  of the natural-law. of supply and demand. .Close students of the situation  maintain that the market has by no  means reached its highest point for the  year, but aver that prices, 611 the con  trary, will continue to harden until :  i 4-cent level or better has been reached.  Instead of making the reporter of an  eastern paper say: /'Promoters that  prey," the compositor made him say:  '���Promoters that pray." Of the two,  the compositor was the-more unjust.  Fine cigars are the kind that you en  joy���don't forget that .when" you drop  in at Albin's News Depot.  fyofaie falls and northern  NELSON  &   FORT"   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN Jt'Y.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  V,, V. and E. Ry.  Tlie only jtll-rail route between fill points east  west, awlsoutlito Rossland, Nelson and all in  teriiicriiatt' points; connecting at Spoknne with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co.  Connects at Rosslnnd and Nelson with Canadian Pacific Railway.  Connects at Nelpon with steamer for Kaslo and  nil Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Curlew, with stage for Green  wood and Midway, li. C.  Huftet cars run on passenger, trains between  tween Spokane and Republic.  EFFiSCTIVF, NOV. 22 -1902.  Leave.  Arrive  .0.15a. m.  ii:00a. m.  10:24 a- m-  H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LL\E EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two .Trains Dailv.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  tcircijrn countries.      '���  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule;"-'  Effective Dec  341902 ������-  Arrive:  Daily  7.45 a.m. VAST MAIL���Tu und from  Coeiird'Aleuedistrict, I*"arm-  iliRton Garfield ' olfax. Pull- '  man, 'Moscow, *Ponieroy,  WniLsbulir. Dayton. W a 11 a  Walla, Pcndleion, rtaker City  and all points East 6.25 p.m.  4:15 p. in. HXPRlvSS���For Farmiiiiitbil  GKrfield, Colfa^,   Pullliiaii,  i\lo.scow,l.e\yislon,l,.ortlancl  ' San Francisco, Hhker City  and nil points HAST. ��  UXl'RKSS ��� From nil points  Hast. Uakei-Cily, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Oar-  field and Farmitifcton 9.30 a. m.  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT MN-E TO .'CALIFORNIA.  ��San Fiancisco-Pyrtliuui Roule.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth flock,' Tortlftiid,  at S p. m. and from Spear Street wharf, Sun Francisco, at iq a. 111. every five days.  '. Tickets on sale at all S. K. & N. Stations.  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Our price for four,$5.7 5  Phoenix Pioneer.."...'.'  $2 00  Art Inteichanpe     4 00  Or any other in Class B.  Country Life"  3 00  Orany other in Class B.  Canadian Magazine     2 5(  Orany other in Class B.  Success. ...'.'     1 0(  Our price, for the five, $7.25  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to any pari of the United States arte  Canada. Quotations given on any list of periodicals, in any language, j ten  any country, in connection with the Phoenix Pioneer.   Address,  PIONEER PUB. CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  T)oniiuiou Mineral Haim, situate in the Grand  Fork:*, Mining Division of O3oyobs District.  Where located.   On Lookout Mountain, nnd  near the Lookout Mineral Clniin.  T.ike notice that I, Sydney M Johnson acting  as agent Tor J  P. Shannon, Free Millet's Ceri'S-  cnU; No. IJ 54495- intend, sij(ty days from Utednte  hereof, to apply to \]\c Muiinjf Kecorder Tor n  certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining i\ crown. Krant of the above claim.  Aud further lake notice that nc'ion, under s;c-  lion 37, iniist he coinmenced he fore the issuance  of sucli certificate of improvements  Dated this 12th day ofjuty, A. D-, 1902;  Sydney/ M. John.-on.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Big' Six Mineral Claim, situate in  Ihe   Grand  Forks Mining Division of Osoyoos District.  Where located: In Wellington Camp, adjoin.-,  ing the Jim Mineral Claim.'  Take notice that I, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  as agent for T. P. Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. IJ 51619, and O. K. Robinson', Free Miner's  Certificate No. -B sSoo$, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ot improvements, for the purpose  of obtoinipK n prbwn grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under sec-  lion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D., 1903.  Sydney M.Johnson.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  E*st and West  VIA'  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Dfittith, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS KAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC CO \ST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Buft'ut Smoking Library  I  Fast Trains at Couvenient Hours  Bet. Spokane pd-Paget Sound  For rates and folders and full information regiii'dine trips call on or address  any agent V. V. & K. or S. F. & N. Rys.  A.B.C.DBNNiaro.v,  G. \V. P. A.,  Seattle, Wash..  II. Brandt,  C. P & T. A���  Spokane, Wn  AN ALL ABIDING FAITH.  Thelllinois Central Railroad Company  has an all abiding fail h in the future of  thet-i.reiit N>irlh��eft. A short, time asio,  this was nianifi'Sted liy the establii-h-  meni^iii Seattle, of an agency to fake  care of their interests there. The latest  effort is to put on a splendidly equipped  new train service between St. Paul and  Chicago. The new trains will be running Sunday, November 2nd. Thev will  use their own rails between Chicago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  & St. Louis Ry. track from A Ibert Lea to  Minneapolis and St. Paul, running into  the Union Depot at St. Paul, which is  tbe same that is used by alllines in that  ��'ity.  the Irani is to be known as "The Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis Limited,"  and will consist of sleeping car. buIFet  library car and reclining chair car  through without charge between Chicago  and Minneapolis and St. Paul. Dining  car seivice will also be maintained, sin -  per being served out. of Chicago and  breakfast intoChicago. Trains will leave  St. Paul at 7.10 p. m. and arrive in Chi-  cjigo i).30 a. m. Leave Chicago at G. 10  p. in. and arrives at St. Paul at 8.40 a  m making close connections at St. Paul  with all weslern lines. Tickets can be  purchased via this line, in connection  wilhall YV-eslem lines, at all stations.  For further information regarding  rates, routes, time, etc., call on or address,  B.ILTu.u.xtuyu.,  Commercial .\gpii III, Cent. R. R.  1-13 Third St., Portland, Ore.  Taui. B. Thomi'sos,  Freight & Passenger Agent,  111. Cent. K. R., Seattle, Wash.  There are just ,  Two Kinds of  JOB PRINTING  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  J&   "y  }Vhen you want something  Neat,  Clean,  Attractive  IN OFFICE STATICMRY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical  department equipped  with the latest and best.'  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Don't you want to read the news oi  tlyj day while it' is news? You will  find it in the Daily News, Kootenay's  live daily, publish d nt Nelson, B. C.,  at 50 cents per month by mail. Can  lie had also of your local newsdealet  on day of publication.  Anecdotal.  In an after-dinner speech at the London Savage Club recently on the purity  of the English tongue, Winston Churchill remarked: "I have written fiv*  book*, (he same number as Mooea���but  E will not press the comparison,"  ' Charles II. once granted an audience  to the courtly Quaker, William Penn,  who, as was. tote custom, entered the  royal presence with his bat on. The humorous sovereign quietly laid aside his  own, which occasioned Penn's enquiry:  "Friend CharleB, why dost thou remove  thy hat?" "It is the custom," toe replied, "in this place for one person only '  to remain covered."  Eben Jones, the crabbed millionaire  lumberman of Minnesota, hired all his  mill-hands himself. One day a Swede  applied to the irritable old mstn.-'and  secured a place on the saws. As he  was leaving he said: "Mester Tones, In  dees yob you geef me doaller and hallef  a day. Besides dat, do you eat me'or  do I eat myselef?" "Oh, eat yourself!"  replied the old man. "I have dyspepsia."  . Phil May, the noted English cartoon- -  1st, went into an oyster saloon In. the  East End of London one day and ordered a dozen natives, when another  man entered and gave a- similar order,  enquiring anxiously of the proprietor it  the oysters were fresh. VPre��h!" echoed  the bivalve merchant. "Fresh! Why"  ���indicating Mr. 'May with a wave of  his hand���"the first oyster that gentleman took up bit his lip!"  An Irishman who was charged with  stealing a watch from a fellow-citizen,  stoutly   denied   the   impeachment   in  court, and brought a counter accusation against his accuser for assault and  battery committed ���with a frying-pan.  "Why did you allow   the prosecutor,  who is a smaller man than yourueVt, to  assault you without resistance?" asked  the Judge;  "had you nothing In your  hand to defend yourself with?"   "Be-  dad, your honor," said Pat, "I had his  watch, but what was that against a  frying-pan?"  The "Scotsman" tells of a Duiblln  man who insisted that a Scotch friend  should.stay at his house instead of a  hotel; arid Jiept him there for a month, .  playing the host in detail, even to  treating;,him to all .places of amusement, paying all the cab fares and the  rest...: When the 'visitor waa returning  to Dunedln, the Irishman saw him  down to the steamer, and they went together to have a last cigar. "Now,  look here," said the man from Dunedln.  "I'll hae nae malr o' this. Here ye've  been keepin', me at your hoose for a  month, an' payin' for a' the amusements and cabs and so on���I tell you  I'll atan' nae malr o' it! We'll just hae  a toss for this one1." ^  <;  One of the eccentricities of that most  penurious of pedagogues, Dr. Barrett,  was that he 'hardly ever appeared outside the walls of Trinity College, conducting his modest: menage there, with  the help of a decrepit old housekeeper,  who attended to all his wants, even to  dally: fetching <rom.a: nearby dairy .the  .  half-pennyworth of milk needed in the  establishment.   When one frosty morn-  :  ing, Mary, going on this errand,-slipped  arid broke her leg, the worthy 'doctor  for the Srst time in;years left thel'ool- '.���  lege to pay her a visit in th'e, hospital. it  On reaching her cot,: it is related that  his sympathetic greeting was:'"Hello,   -.  Vary; so you broke your leg; I suppose  you broke the jug, too, but where Is th'e  half-penny 1"   , ��� . :.7' ..'..7:':."j ..-   ,  ;  - Mr. Justice Mathew of England is a  man of such mild and kindly exterior,- -  with such gentle voice and. rnanner.o  that almost invariably he gives the I'm- *  presslcn of "being a simple country gentleman rather than a profound lawyer. ,  This was evidently the idea of. a pro- ���  fesstonal seller of painted; birds, who '  some years ago met 'him In the neighborhood of the law courts, and, exhibiting one of his birds, asked him' if he" J  could tell to what species It belonged.  The Judge stopped, examined the bird  with great care, pretended  to, admire ?.  the gaudy plumage, examined it again,'  and then remarked: "I do not think I ;  have ever seen a bird exactly like this, r  but. Judging from the old proverb "that'  'Birds of a feather flock together,' I ;  should say it was a jailbird."  ��� '���:-������     ��� ������- '      ���  ���':���   ���'���      i  ' ���     si m     ��� ��� sii.���  Far Reaching Influence. :  "0'  The proi>erty now occupied by  tlie postoffice, and known as the  PHOENIX, B. C,  [s For Sale,  PRICE. $3,000.  Apply to  A. H. Sl'ERRY,  Greenwood, B. C.  Why you should buv..  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby siven that, bavins[  \> ii^cd the Central Hotel, corner Second  Street and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B. 0-, t�� Frank Anderson, I am not  responsible for any debts contracted by  or against said Central Hotel from the  Is-t day of November, 1<)02.  Augi -v .\.\c^SOS'.  Skate Sharpening  PKOMPLY DONE  Chas. Sandberg, Phoenix, B.C.  Leave skates at McRae'�� Store.  .  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST quality  Because it. is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is tbe LAUGUST high grade 10  or 25c plug  Because tbe TAGS ARK VAl.UABI.K for  )ii'rmiiiina until January 1, (905  Because we GUAKANTEK every ping and  Because YOUR PKALKR IS AUTHOR-  IZE!> TO REFUND MONEY  IK YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED  Tim Empike Tobacco Co., Ltd  LD-PASHIONED Indian stories, the dime novels of years  back which,were within the  reach of all the boys, were  an important factor In building up the great West," said a typical  "Westerner. "These novels "used to circulate in'a neighborhood till they had  been read by every boy and had fallen,  to pieces through handling. They fired  the ambition of the youngsters, set  them to practising shooting and riding, ajid sent many of them to the West  in search of adventures. Some soon  returned to their homes, others became .  bad men and were killed In time, but'  the great mass of them; too proud to  return home, created the vigorous,  wideawake population of our Western '  States. I have talked to hundreds of  our Western pioneers about the causes  wthich brought them west, and a majority of them admit tha.t dime novels  had more to do with it than anything  else."  A Heretic  "The man is a driveling idiot," said  the trust magnate.  "A plumb fool," agreed the coal  baron.  "An unmitigated lunatic/' assented  the steel king.  "Crazy as a March ihare," asseverated  the great financier.  "A hopeless imbecile," asserted the  pmver In Wall street.  "Absolutely and utterly devoid of  sense," chimed in the senator.  "As brainless as a barrel," added the  corporation lawyer.  "But what has he done?" asked the-  ordlnary citizen.  The crowd-was convulsed with laughter.     '   "     V  "Why, he says," they replied, choking and gurgling, '^he actually says  that money isn't everything!"���''Smart  6et"  Might be Worse.  One day, Mackintosh, having vexed  Wm by calling O'Coigly "a rascal,"  Parr immediately rejoined, "Yes, Jamie, he was a bad man, but he might  have been worse; he was an Irishman;  but he might have been a Scotchman;  he was a priest,' but he might have  been a lawyer; he was a republican,  feut he mleht -have been an apostate."  Advertising-  is the lever that moves the business world ��� so the men who  really know, who are conspicuous for their success, assert.  If you wish to reach the people of l'hcenix and the Boundary generally, you cannot do it  without using the columns of  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to  Pioneer Pun. Co.,  Phoenix, B.C  - J.\*   -  . ���    " B  1 %  '     '��&  ���'      .��  '��� s  -    * w  ��� i>~  * 1?  �� *?;  ��<��� L  'K  'm  m  "41  $  II  m  ���i  ill  mm  mm  li  mm  li  '���'��!*.'?*  IP  mm  mi  M  ���������fe'  W  i  m  ���������Mm  7|iili  km  jrl^l7s  Wm  "17:  mm  ������WM  ,.(i: "'"  ���I -Iri  '4  -TO~"I?!tTiri5  -TE^T"-  .>l��W!9iJf*  ��f��:��i  W*iW  m^m  1  ��� ���.  SFRfflS355nT!��5?  WM  m*Si THE PHOENIX PIONEER  il  !('  Site��*  mm^g}i<HMi  mi  'r. '���4j;*vK-I'l,'w>^(l.j,.",4iC'  iilll  ^^SSmSSS^^^^e^^^!^t  Sfte Bellevue Hotel,  MARSHALL & SHEA. Proprietors.  Fine Wines, Liquors, Cigars  ^NOB HILL AVE,     -    -    PHOENIX, B.^C.  i^S^**     _-���*-��     .     n  io ,;;,e, n.w in every resiwci  Bellevue  Cafe  t  ���n,U Dining Room is fi.st Class in every respect.  Table supplied with the best to be found in the maikets.  Well furnished rooms to rent.  '      m MUS. P. A. KLEIN,   Prop.  'S-^^l^tll^^^^  ���'  i  BRIEF NEWS NOTK  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIAN  Charles  D. Hunter visited Grand  Forks this week.  Judge Forin^ held county  court at  Greeewood lost Tuesday.  W. B. George, of Slocan, has been  a visitor in the city this week.  'l'he 'Greenwood' Electric  Co., is  seeking a new charter, it is reported.  'Dr. Matheson, the dentist, is spending a tew days at his office in the Bank  ,; block. ",V   \  ",',. H.'c.JKennan, of Grand Foiks, a  realtyfowner here, was a visitor in the  city, Wednesday.  : l'\ James' Ritchie had his leg broken  ' - at the Granby smelter last  week  by  1'   having a slag pot fall on him.  ��� J. P. Meyers Gray, solicitor fot the  cityof Greenwood, was in the city this  week on professional business.  Max R. Hopkins, the conespon-  dence school man, made one of his  monthly visits to the camp this week;  Grand Forks has let a contract for  the lumber needed in city improvements for the present year at $10.70  per thousand feet.  No train crews have been laid off in  the Boundary yet, it is said, but some  will be soon, unless' the coal  miners'  strike is settled.  -Donald -McCallum," of Grand Forks,  , was married last Wednesday to Miss  .Iilargaret McGillivray, of .Port Elgin,  7l  'OntV��t the latter place.'    ������ ;  ,-, Get your shamrocks ready for St.  ' ' Patrick's day, next Tuesday, when the  Phoenix Trades and Labor Council  will give a ball > at' Phoenix Miners'  Union hall. .  1 Addison & Knapp have finished  their contract for the erection bf the  Hot Air depot in Grand Forks, and  the head- offices ol the company have  '  ' been moved into it.  ,The-North Fork Road Association,  of Grand Forks, has elected the follow-  <     ing officers: ( President, Thomas New-  by; vice-president, W, H;  Disbrowe;  secretary, G. G. McGregor. .  It is rumored   that the   Cascade  1  Water,  Power & Light Co., Ltd., is  contemplating the doubling up of its  -present power capacity.    The rumor  has not yet been confirmed.  , J. W. Astley, superintendent of the  Snowshoe mine, returned from' a visit  to Victoria and other coast points last  Monday. He was a delegate from Phoenix to the mining convention.  James Weir, who has been  a resident of the Slocan  for several years,  -hasarrived in the city and accepted a  ��� position in the grocery department of  the Hunter Kendrick Co., Ltd.  Rev. R W. Trotter, one of the coun-  cilmen at Grand Forks, it is reported,  will shortly move to the far east, having had a call to a Baptist church in  Ontario and another farther east.  Engine No. 1039 had an experience  in the Phoenix yards last .Monday,  when it ran down the Knob Hill spur,  and off a safety switch1; notwithstanding  that it was reversed. Slippery rails  were supposed to be the cause. It ie-  quired seveial hours to replace it on  the rails.  Miss Howell, an experienced nutse  from Nelson, jojned-tho-locnl-~1ioiijfit'al  staff last "Saturday. There are now  nine patients at the hospital, all ol  whom are getting along favoiably.  A heavy wind and snow stoi m���the  fust in nearly six weeks ��� visited the  Boundary early this week. At some  points between heie and Robson it is  repor'ed that 18 inches of snow fell.  C. Scott Galloway and J. R. Brown  hav.* been appointed as delegates from  Greenwood  to the annual   meeting of  the Associated Boards of Trade, which  will be held at Ftrnie on the 18th inst.  Engineers for the V., V. & E.  railway have started running lines up Copper   creek   from   Greenwood,  which  probably means that the Jim Hill line  will also evidently tap Deadwood camp.  County court was held  at Grand  Forks Monday, and among those who  went down from here to attend were  T. J. Hardy, G. P. Breakenridge, R.  B. Kerr and W. B. Cochrane.   Judge  Lea my piesided.  A change has been made in the  time of the an ival and departure of  the Great Northern trains at Grand  Forks. The train now leaves for Spokane at ti. 10 a. m., and arrives from  Spokane at, 3 35 p. m.  For the month of Feburary the average attendance at the Phoenix public  school was 76.05, which is substantially what it was for the corresponding  period .last year. ��� Both teachers report  the children as making good progress.  Grand Forks has received and cancelled the $15,000 in debentures issued as a bonus to the V., V. & E. railway, and which were ordered returned  by President Hill, of the Great Northern, the parent corporation, who likes  to boast that he does not accept bonuses  for building railways.  Thursday evening's Conundrum  social at the Presbyterian church drew  a full house, and the event was enjoyed by all. In the programme part  Mis. Keith and , Messrs. McKenzie,  Lowery, Turner, Horrell, and Crawford gave vocal and instrumental numbers, while Rev. Purdy rendered a  recitation tkat was very pleasing. The  Conundrum bill of fare was amusing  and much enjoyed.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Albin's News Depot is the place foi  periodicals of all kinds.  -  Albin has a new line of cigats  that  will suit you to a T.  Do not oveilook the big Sunday dinner at the Bellevue Cafe.  Old papeis for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per 100.  'For fine watch and jewelry repait ing  see Zimmermann, on First street.  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  ' News depot.  Double spring and mattress for sale.  Inquire at the Pioneer Office. A bargain.  Almstrom's chocolates  don't  mel  this weather, hut  they  will  melt in  your mouth.  The Nrlson Daily News is the best  daily in the interior. Get it from your  local newsdealer.  Fruits and confectionery, fresh and  tempting, at popular prices. Albin's  News depot.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them?  Albion's News Stand has received a  fine line of Holiday Confectionery.  Do not overlook it..  Can you make a better present to  your eastern friends than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  ���All the news of the Kootenay and  Yale in the Nelson Daily News, At  your newsdealer on day of publication.  If you are a stranger come in,  whether' you want anything or not  you're always welcome at Albin's  Wanted ��� Situation as working  housekeeper or cook. Thoroughly experienced. Apply to N., Postoffice,  Phoenix, B. C.  Spring Styles  are Here.  My Spring Styles of the latest patterns in English, Irish  and Scotch suitings have arrived, and they are indeed  beauties. Come in and pick  out that Spring Suit early,  and we'll make it up for you  when you want it.  The clothes should fit the man���  not the man fit the clothes. On that  principle we woik, and make to ordei  only, and fit the man.  Men are not all made, to the same  pattern, but all men look alike when  they  wear    clothes   "made  for  anj-  body."  Nothing but the best twnkinauship  and the best trimmings ��� with Union  label���used in this shop.  R. HORRELL,  '���Bob, the Tailor,"  Knob Him. Avknuk, Phounu, 15. C.  Where We Shine,  We make a specialty of Watclies  that��ill keep the veiy best of time.  Iking official time insoectois for  the C. Y. R- for the entire Boundary, it can readily be noted that  we must have the couect time.  We keep the finest and most aeon ate movements made, ami can  furnish tliem on shoit notice.  G. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official  C.l'.R. Time  Inspector  Foi* Sale  Wc (lo  not   allow   the   variety and  completeness ol  0111    1,ll.Wsh'.Sun7T)DTP1jl {t��tnr\^  d u.   depaimu-'it to intetlm- *uh our I JftilLlE   -    $1,200  mSciip'ion vt.rk, which we conduct | ^   ��     ^^  with painstaking ca.e and as great ac-  ,u,acy as possible. We use only the  puiest ol Diugs.  You will find in our Dmg store  everything needed in the Drug 01  Toilet line.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  ���1'liouc 16  CHurch. Services  _  Tomorrow.      J  Chinch of England���St John's  .Mission; set vices each S-mday as follows: Holy Communion 8 a. m.,  Morning Prayer 11 a. in., Evening  Prayer. 7.30 p in. Standard time. All  seats dee   Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicai.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at n a. m. and  7:30 p. m. 'Sunday school and Uible  class at 2:30 p. in. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7 30 p.m. Rev. V. M.  Purtfy, B. A., pastor.  Methodist���11 a. in. Talks on the  Life of Christ. 2 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. m., evening set-  vice., Rev. T. Green, B. A , pastor.  Yes,, business is a little dull  at piesent���it always is at this  time of year.  Just the same, we want y(?u to  remember that w-e have one of  the most up-to-date Diunstores in  ; the Boundary country���will) everything that should be found in  a modern establishment of this  kind. In this connection, please  remember that our Prescription  Depaitment has our most cate-  ful attention.  . Ion knov ibe rest.  Watt Pape*.  A Choice Corner Lot on Knob  Hill Avenue.  9Od~A0RES  ok TUtt FINKST  TIMBER LAND!  One-Fifth Interest in Two  Mineral Claims,  Situate on llirnoml I (1 (1 men wood.  >I>(1. (ifM.K (Jl>t>l>  I Income Bearing Property  For Rent..,.  Tb"> i.,4.tnoil ' urn'" (Vir'in.ln��l<1.1  <ji, ���,��,, , ,..,,,u f,.|. 'fi .mil lomntilp  Tii't i' ��� iiiih'i- ������"������mi f'��- 'Ui, cn'ml.  sj��,.,,.0 fwin jjfi ii. i'(H)  MTNTVO SHARKS WANTI-D,  Omul)'- fiii'"'!'! MhiI, Waterloo.  I  tVM'HV v����r ln'iiif n�� <I  hi'loni'l'-iM  iwqiii"'  "��� i"   ���'"'   l'1'Oi'nix   I'll'"  ��� A��"nr.!��hi'i'Po,.nf'f/inilnn, the nhl  le'i ililc  E. H. MORTIMER  Wc litiw received several thousands of rolls of the latest in  WALL PA PICK fiom the factory  in Montreal, and we want you co  see it.    Drop in and take a look.  AG F.N l\  Gkavks-Wh mams  hiock,  PlIOKN IX.lt C.  P.O.Box 33.  K.nou Iln.i-Av��., Piiokxix, B C.  Private  Nursing,  By a Nurse of 20 years' ;  experience.    .    .    .  7PA,CIFICT\Y.  RAIL SERVICE BETWEEN  Nelson and Proctor  DURING ICE BLOCKADE'  ON  REMARCUS OPPENtlEIMER'S ESTATE.  All persons having claims against  the estate ol the late Marcus Oppen-  heimer, of Marcus, \Vash.,U. S. A.,  are requested to deliver the same to  the undersigned at Phoenix, B. C,  not latei than February 16, 1903.  R. B. Kerr,  Solicitor for the Executors.  Union goods:���You will find the  best lines of union made cigais and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  A new line of cigai's at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  Cotton tajjs wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  em along and get youi money  Apply to Mrs. H. SMITH,  Care McKenzie's Drug Store,  Phoenix, B.C.  Lately Milner, the photogiapher, of  late, has been making a number of excellent interior views, such as offices,  parlois, silting rooms, etc. Call on  him ii you w sh anything of this kind.  KOOTENAY  RIVER:  Address Wanted.  The address of R. E. Smith is wanted by \V. H. S.  Gavin, of Rossland,  B.C.  jtionP   18 1  Arrive  5  Leave nelson     i  7   15   (Crows Nest Connect  (   S.'S. Moyie  16.00 '(K-aslo-Kooienay Lake?   10.15  fc.S.Kokanee" ex. Sun ^  I Air Compressors    :    Rock Drills i  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  A pencil mark here ff)sF*  in a reminder chat vour subscription to this pap-r is  now past due. and. the publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.      fMF*  Application  for Transfer of Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that 1 will  make application to the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of Phoenix at its next meeting for a transfer of  tlie liquor license now held by me, to sell  liquor by retail tn "Black's Hotel," situated on Dominion Avenue, on Lots eleven (11) and twelve (12), Block five (5)  Ruaiberger's addition to the City of  Phoenix:, to James B. Maiaulay.  Dated this 3rd day of February A. P.  1903.  G. W. Rumberger,  Assignee Ira W. Black Estate.  for Dent taisliei  The Summit Hotel Dining Room  aud  Kitchen   complete.      Most  central location in the city.  Apply to T. H: Richards,  Phoenix, B,C-  �� Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Branch Offices and Warehouses: ��� $  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD   AND  VANCOUVER, B.C.  LOW  ... Settled Rates ..���  WESTBOUND.  ��JaT"' FqrJtime'tablet",jates and information apply to local agents.  O. W. Dey, E.J. Coyi.e,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  ������    Nelson, B.C.  PHOTOGRAPHS OF  THE BIG MINES  OF BOUNDARY  W                          33P�� Have you noticed the price of flj  I   Copper Going Up? |  A"* That menus that te.il estate will also rise in value in Phoenix.    It is also jfjL  ?I% absolutely assured|[that the &.  f      V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work f  Au as soon as the weather permits. ili  Jlf          I have a few houses to rent on reasonable terms. i!c  G. W. RUMBERGER;,  There are a few subscribers to the Pioneer  ���Just a few���who are delinquent for the year  1902. If you are one of these, the editor will  appreciate prompt liquidation.  If yon read the Phoenix Pioneer  regularly you will keep posted oh the  mining news of the Boundary.  Q00D NEWS..  ���FROM THE   PEOPLE'S STORE  FLOUR.  Until further notice we will  sell the Celebrated Snow  Flake Hard Wheat Flour at $1.35 and $2.70 per sack���Rnaran-_  teed to make more and better bread than any flour 6n the market.   Remember���you will be charged lor inferior Hour $6 and  $6 20 by other dealer?, while this only costs you $6.40.  We still have plenty of that. Butter like our motln-rs  made, while in quality it is not to be compared to the cheap  trash on the market. Still our price is 27>a cents per pound  by the bos.  Our potatoes are still selling at a dollar per sack.  Everything marked in plain figures and prices are right.  ^Phone61i  THOS. HARDY & CO.  HENRI G. JOLY uu LOTBINIEKK.  CANADA.  PROVINCE   OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  "HOWARD. VII.; by the Grace  of God, of the  United Kingdom of Greot Britain and Ire-  laud and ottlie British Dominions beyond  the Sens, King, Defender of the faith, etc  etc., etc..  To Our faithful the Members elected to serve  in the Legislative Assembly of Our ty-oviuce  of British Columbia, and summoned aud  called to a meeting of the Legislature of  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our City  of Victoria, on Thursday, the twelfth day of  March, one thousand nine hundred and  three, lo have been commenced and held,  and every bne of you,���Greeting.  ;A PROCLAMATION*.  H. A. Maclran, Deputy Attorney-General.  WHEREAS the meeting of the Legislature ol  Parliament of the Province of British Columbia  stands called for Thursday, the twelfth day of  .March, one thousand nine hundred and three,  at which time, at our Oity of Victoria, you were  held aud constrained to appear;  NOW KtfOW YK, that for divers canoes and  considerations, and   taking into consideration  the ease and convenience of Our loving subjects,  Wehnve thought pi, by and with the advice >af  Our Executive Conuc il of the Province of Briilah  Columbia tp relieve you, and cash of you, of  your attendance at the time aforesaid ; hereby  convoking, and by these presents enjoining you,  and each of you, that on Thursdav, the second  day of April, one thousand nine hundred and  three, you meet Us in Our Legislature or Parliament of the said Province, at Victoria, FOR THE  DISPATCH OF BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and  conclude upon those things which, in Our Legislature of the Province of British Columbia, by  the Common Council of Our said Province may  by the favour ofGod, be ordained.  In  Testimony  Whereof, We have  caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and the  Great Seal of Our said Province to be hereunto affiled.  WiTNBSS, the Honourable Sir Hbnbi GUs-  TAVE JOLV   DB  LOTniMKBB,    K.   C.   M.   G���  Xieittenaiit-Govenor ot Our said Province.of  ' British Columbia, at Our;Government House,  in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province,  this nineteenth day of February, in the year  of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred aud  three, nfii} in the third year of Our Reign.  By Command,  A. CAMPBELL REDDIK,  Deputy Provincial Secretary.  WE HAVE A FEW COPIES OF A  WELL- EXECUTED PHOTOGRAPH  (ii the tix bit: Boundaiy mines that  shipped 500,000 tons of ore in lfll>2.  The mines are the Granby, Snonsluc,  Motherr L0U6, Sunset, Eininti and Ii.  C. Mine,  As a companion to llii* we have a  .photograph' of the three Butindar;  Smelterp, via.: Granby , Mother Lode,  and Sunset, allowing them in operation.  Size of each , 10*13 inches.  The two sent  postpaid   to  any ad  dress for $1.50;  , Address  PIONEER PUB. CO.  PHOENIX,   B. C.  UNION   MADE  BRAND.  Reduced Rates From Ihe Kast.  Commencing February 15tli and con  tinning until Apiil30th there will be low  ratefi in effect from the_eaat via the 111!  nois Central R R. to"all Washington.  Oiegon and Idaho points. If any of  your friends or relatives in the east an  coming west'while these rates are in  effect, give us their name and uddresp.  and we will make it our bnenieRs to set  that they are given tho beat possible eer-  vice. We operate throngh pereonalh  conducted exclusion care, and in fact  give you the benefit of the latest con  veniences known to modern railroading  We have 15 different routes between tin  east and the mest, und are in position co  give you the benefit of the best combinations. Write us and we will give yon  full particulars. B. H.Trumbull, Com'l  Agent, III. Cent. R. R., 142 Third St.,  Portland, Oregon.  Indorsed by order of Phoenix Trades and Labor Council on  January \2t 1903.  Ask for this brand, and see that you get it.  fw  wm^wswwhi  ALL SIZES IN STOCK BY  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ^^m^^ssss^!!s;^si^iS^sSiS&s^s^

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