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 ?*��  T  WW***************1******  OVER.... I  400 MEN      j  \ Are working in the t  \ mines around Phoenix. |  ��*���������������������������������**�����������������������*��������*��������� .������������������  The Payroll of *  .  PHOENIX       j  Is largei than that of :  any other Boundary "i  Camp. I  :  *������������ **������������������������������������> ����>�������  JL  Devoted to the interests of thejpIq'uncJary Mining District.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,'SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 1900.  No. 18.  We are headquarters for every-  IMIIIIHMlMMI I H 1111IM M M ^1 > 11 tt ittttf ***"***'*t*'**"M"*****"tf W*"*'***  thing and anything needed by  tMHII��H��rtt��ttt^t*��***'**   ����at maaaea�������*t***��a*sa����em����a����4�������>������������*>��������������������>  anyone or everyone in the......  ���>�����)���>�����������������>*>���>�� ������������**>����>*a>4a>��^��*��*a>��*��a>*��>*a>a^��.����r�� a****************************���*���*�����*�����**���  LINE OF  HARDWARE  GROCERIES  DRYOOODS  CLOTHING  BOOTS and  SHOES and  j,   MINERS'AND HOTEL  Supplies in Endless Variety.  t .*��Free Delivery.*  Prompt Attention  j* Close Prices ���*  m iiimu ripMia a. w  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, ft. C.  f&f&XX&X&Xtt'  ENfiUSH WAR LOAN  Mutual Life Insurance Co. of  New York.  MAKES SUBSCRIPTION W UMM  Oreat New York Company Make* Largest  Subscription Ever Made forlnveitmeatjfl  tbla Country.  (Associated Press.)  New York, March 10. ���-The Mutual  Life Insurance company of New York  subscribed for ,��2,006,000 of the  has  new English war loan. The company  at first offered to take this amount outright, and even now hopes to secure it;  l'hc offer of the Mutual Lifejnsur  ance company wasi madi  books were officially opc^^WTT" su  scription, and, it is believ^lRands today as the largest subscription for investment made in this country.  The llBtual life losuraice (o.of I1.T.  ASSKT8 NKARI,Y $300,000,000.  L. G CRAWFORD,  AGENT FOR PHOENIX, K. C.  OCEAN ACCIMNT AND.  ,���UABANTEE CORTORATION, Ltd. ���l(? and inju  erected.', Ample freight .sheds, a regulation section house and water tank  are also on the program by the C.P.R.  among their improvements at Phoenix.  It is evidently anticipated by the railway officials that an immense and  increasing amount of traffic will be  handled at the Phoenix office, as soon  as the track is down to this point, and  preparations are to be made in accordance therewith. Already carload shipments are being received almost daily  at Hartford Junction^'only two miles  distant.. .:..'' _."..-. ".���'��� '.V*;.-.'';-'- ��� ���  ������  Only six new depots', have been built  or arranged for thus 'far on the Boundary railway, viz.,' C'ascade, Grand  Forks, Eholt, Greenwood,. Midway'and  Phoenix.   ���',-," .. ���"������.:   ��,���-  New Officer. torMatr7ua\0n,  At a recent meeting ,of Phoenix  Miners' Union No, 7 the following officers were elected: President, ' Frank  Hiickleby; vice-president, C.H.Towns;  recording secretary, R.'Barrow; financial secretary, John Riordan; treasurer,  T. A. Blair. Mr. Riordan was chosen  delegate - of the^'union' to: the  al gathering of thei Western Federation of Miners, which will lie held  at Salt Lake City, Utah, next May.  The Phoenix, union *"' is' in good  shape, having now over 200 members,  and there being four or five initiated  at each weekly meeting..  ATHELSTANATWORK  Wellington  Camp  Properties  Resume Operations.  BEGAN DEVELOPMENT AGAIN MONDAY  A New Compressor for the Oro Denoro���Will  Soon be Ordered If the Stockholders Give  Their Assent.  BRIEF BIT IMPORTANT.  Lives of great men all remind us  We can make our lives sublime  Just by doing as tliey all do,  tlie'time.       '  Ad'  Snow slide)  CAriTAI. 15,000,000. n,  L. C. CRAWFORD,  AGENT FOR PHOENIX, B. C.  'I'  The World  Is  Divided���on  some Questions.  But the people of PHOENIX  Agree Unanimously���that We  give Best; Valces in all lines of  General flerchandise  MUD SLIDES DELAY TRAINS.  Boundary Railway I* Now Having Its Own  Troubles.  When Roadmaster Johnson was  transferred from the Nakusp and Slocan  railway to the Boundary, road a few-  days ago, he was told that,the new  road was different/rom the one he had  just left, in that there was no danger  of slides. He has been-finding out  different this week.,'.. Scarcely had; he  begun to warm his office chair when he  was .called out last; Sunday, to. Coryell,  (formerly Gladstone}, where he found  all kinds of troubles. In some of the  deep sand and gravel cuts. near, there  the slides were almost constantly coining down, and it kept all the section  men foi many miles around busy night  and day to clear the rails.  A Pioneer man happened to be on  Monday's west bound passenger which  reached Greenwood just 12 hours late,  or at 3 a.-in.. Tuesday. On the same  train were a number of C.P.R. officials,  including Deputy Minister of Railways  Schreiber, ol" Ottawa, and all had the  pleasure of a mile transfer at Coryell,  there being no chance of the trains  passing. Nearly every day this week  the trains have been behind time, as a  consequence of the" snow, rock and  mud slides, and this state of things is  likely to continue till the snow is entirely gone. TheC.P.R:, however, is  doing everything possible' to keep the  track clear. ��� Between Cascade and  Greenwood there has been no trouble  thus far.  ,nd in Sandon  ���al persons last  cial - health  een   in   the  Dr. C. J. Fagan,  proi  officer, of Victoria,   has  Boundary this week.      r  W. B. Cochrane went-to Nelson  Thursday as delegate 'to the liberal-  conservative convention:  The British forces occupied the Free  State capital, Blomfontein, this week,  an<# the Boers are still on the run.  The dining room at the Union hotel  has been taken in charge by Mrs. Ma-  honey, who also has charge of the  rooms. : ;���'.';: ". v's'o'  ^Co. are making prepara-  ' two V story block  on  inion;,avenue   at   an  it is said have already  ���-... ,ijs-.-v��L.��lse/r .-.���-,,". ���; .-,:. ',���': -  The Spokane, Falls & Northern is  experiencing more than the usual difficulty with mud slides at: 'the Seven  Devi's this year, between, Bossburg  and Marcus. Several times of late the  Spokane train fai%^to get-- through  till the next day..  Rendej  tionst<  their lot  early date,  letjthe.coi  LOCAL AND  EB*L  Work was started last Tuesday on  the Athelstan claim in Wellington  camp, a property which has not been  worked for some time. ' It is owned  by the Mack Bros., of Spokane and  has a good showing in the, shaft.  John Mack was in town early in the  week, and with Supt. Oxley visited the  property. . A hoist was��secured, the  necessary force engaged and once more  adtive development is the order of the  day at the property.  The Athelstan is located about a  quarter of a mile below the Winnipeg,  the main wagon road running close to  the old shaft house.  Compressor For Oro Denoro.  An extraordinary special meeting of  the shareholders in the King Mining  company will be held on Thursday,  April- 5, for the purpose authorizing a  loan of $15,000 and-another meeting  will be held on April 23 to confirm  the resolutions adopted at the first  meeting. The proposed loan is for  the pur]��se of buying a compressor of  five or seven drills for the Oro Denoro  mine. Development has now progressed so far that the mine is a proved  success and machinery is needed to  carry forward the work speedily and  economically.  SEE Our New Stock of Lauud-  ried and Neglige shirts.  OO  Special prices to consumers In large quantities.      Let us make you quotations.  ' We can save you money.  FOR A DEPOT AT PHOENIX.  C.P.R. Will Also Build Freight Sheds, Section  House and Water Tank.  ��� Although the railway track is yet a  couple of miles from Phoenix, it looks  as though the steel would be laid down  to this camp at an early date, as the  C.P.R. carpenters in this section have  received orders to fit up boarding cars  at once for the steel gang.  This week the carpenters are putting  on the finishing touches to the neat  depot at Cascade. Then there is a  few days work at Grand Forks and  Greenwood, after which the Midway  station will be completed, being now  nearly done. "Following that the men  are expected in Phoenix, where a commodious   nine-room   station   will  be  , Billy Trumbull, a. member., of the  Phoenix Miners' Union, who h'a^ been  down with pleurisy since January"  left for California last Wednesday?  the advice of his physician.  The first beer, from the Phoenix  Brewery was delivered to customers  last Saturday, and was favorably commented upon. Mueller Bros., the pro  prietors, now have everything in  first-class shape.  C. Earnest. .Gault and wife and Fred  Fairbanks, stockholders in" the properties of the Miner-Graves syndicate, in  this "camp, visited Phoenix Thursday  and went through the Knob. Hill.  May P. Graves accompanied them as  far as Grand Forks, and will be here  next week. "        '' .-'""  Richard H. Oliver has accepted a  position with the telegraph construction  corps, building the government line to  Atlin lake, and leaves for Quesnelle  next Monday. . His partner, Mr.  Strothers, will continue the business of  the Phoenix Feed & Produce Co. at  the old stand.  In modern life insurance you no  longer have- to die to win. Your policies always have a cost value. If you  get hard up, any bank will lend you  money on them. It becomes an asset  and an investment. The Mutual  Life of New York, the largest in. the  world, issues a policy with all these  features, and many more. l,-or full  particulars see     L. C. Crawford.  la Boundary Mines.  In the Buckhorn the main shaft is  down 215 feet, and the crosscut at the  100-foot level is in 150 feet.  ; The annual meeting of the Mountain View Copper Co. was adjourned  from, last Monday ito next Monday  at  .'Ehqit;';���.,.,'..;���  ��� The shaft on the Sunset, in the  Similkameen, is down: i4o.i'eet,in rich  copper,,ore.''-'The crosscuts at the ioo-  foot level are in 40 feet  A good strike of copper-gold ore is  reported from ;the .Quartz mineral  claim, Summit camp, owned by Henry  Snibley and Wm. Ludlow.  ��� The Mother Lode people, Dead-  wood camp, have finally placed the  order for the new 40-drill compressor  with, the James Cooper Manufacturing  Co., of Montreal.  From the well known Josie property,  now being developed in Summit camp,  'omes .news of a strike of ore said to  e as good as or better than anything  yet discovered in that camp.  , Thus far the B. C. mine has shipped sufficient ore, over 1600 tons, to  pay for all development done since the  present owners took hold. The work  of:installing the new machinery is  progressing and some 60 men are now  employed.  The Grey Eagle Gold Mining Co.  has made the final payment of $18,000  on the .Tip Top claim in Phoenix  camp. C. Scott Galloway, P. Dillon,  and L. Ostroski were the former owners. The property adjoins the Knob  Hill.:  GOOD WORK BY BOARD OF TRADE.  ���  . * i.^-  Succeeded at Last Where Others Have Failed  In a Similar Attempt.  For years the people of the Boundary have been endeavoring to get the  government to'either have the gold  commissioner'"; headquarters removed  nearer the population center of the district, or empower the mining recorder  at Midway to, act as gold commissioner.  It remained for the council of the  Phoenix board of trade to have its request in this "regard acceded to. The  following from the minister of mines |  explains itself:; 1       , ,  , Victoria, B.C., March 8, rooo.  W, B. Wilixqx, Esq., .  Secretary Board of Trade, ,  Phoenix, B. C.  Sir:���I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the  1st instant conveying a resolution passed by ycur Board of Trade regarding  gold commissioner for Kettle river  mining division. I am very glad that  your board has brought this matter to  my notice and as I personally know  that Mr. McMynh is well qualified to  perform the duties of gold commissioner and that his appointment will be a  great convenience to the public. I am  today notifying him to act as gold commissioner within the limits ot the Kettle river mining division.  He will be able to act as soon as the  necessary books and forms are sent  which I have ordered to be done immediately.  I have the honour to be, Sir,  ��� Your obedient servant, .  Smith Curtis,  Minister of Mines.  Every   resident of the Grand Forks  mining division should also thank  the  Phoenix board of trade,   for,   because  of the request, the recorder at  Grand  Forks has also been empowered to act  as gold commissioner.  POLITICAL CALDRON  Begins to Boil ail  Over the  Province.  AND  PHOENIX IS NO    EXCEPTION  Liberal Association Organized Here Last Saturday Night���Delegates (0 the Conier-  vatlve Conventional Nelson.  FOR NEW ROADS FROM PHOENIX.  This and  Other  Dominion Aveaaz.  ...ON THE LIST?  We mean  the Subscription  List of the Phoenix ,  Pioneer.    If not, it, should be.   It's the only way  of keeping posted about the greatest mining, camp ;  in British Columbia.    It costs only $2 per year.  Pioneer Publishing Co., Phoenix, B. C.  Agent for the following Fire Insurance Companies:���Phoenix, of London ���; the  Western Assurance and the British America Assurance, of Toronto.  Selling; Agent OLD IRONSIDES SUBDIVISION, Town  of Phoenix.  OFFICE: KNOB. HILL:   VENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Pay, Pay, Pay Concert.  Miss Elsie Crawford will arrive from  Grand Forks next Wednesday and at  once arrange for the old fashioned  Virginia cake walk for the Pay, Pay,  Pay, Concert, to be given the latter  part of the month at Miners' Union  hall. Several unique features are being arranged for the program. It  piomises to be more than usually interesting in several respects. Of course the  "Absent Minded Beggar" will not be  forgotten. Every one in Phoenix  should attend and help the fund for  the widows and orphans of soldiers  killed in the South'African war.  Masquerade Last Night.  The St. Patrick's eve masquerade  ball given by the Phoenix Miners' Union, just as the Pioneer was going to  press last evening, was a success. The  music was good, the floor in excellent  condition, and the merry maskers  thoroughly enjoyed themselves till an  early hour this morning. The exchequer of the union was considerably  helped from the net proceeds.  Where is E. W. Asklns?  Wanted to know the whereabouts of  Board of Trade Considers  Matters.  The regular monthly meeting of the  Phoenix Board of Trade was held last  Monday evening at the Imperial hotel,  President , Rumberger; in the chair.  In the absence ot" Secretary Wilicox,  Mr. Reeve acted in that capacity.  Messrs; Gordon and Morrin, of the  Roads committee, reported' on the trip  made,to Eholt; -and, that: considerable  assistahce,could begotten from Eholt  and Summit business men towards the  project Messrs. 'Dorsey, Munson,  Breakenridge and Mclhnes were added to the committee, the number being increased to seven members.  Mr. Crawford, for the committee on  Mail matters, stated that as Inspector  Dorman has not yet, arrived, no report  could be given.  Mr. Kerr read the report of the  committee on by-laws,.which was finally  adopted, alter a few .changes. Nine  members shall compose a quorum, and  any member has the privilege ot attending meetings of council.  i The question of looking after the  sanitation of the town came' up and  was ..thoroughly, discussed, the sentiment being that the board should do  everything possible to assist the. provincial constable in carrying out the  health act of the province.  On motion the chair appointed  Messrs. Crawford, CannirTand Williams  as this committee.  Constable Darraugh has this week  given notice to several hotels to clean  up their back yards, etc., and wishes  the Pioneer to state that alter the  25th inst. he will proceed to prosecute  all offenders, under the health act. His  giving notice is not compulsory, but a  matter of courtesy on his part. The  act calls for a fine of not exceeding  $100, or six months imprisonment, or  both, on conviction. While the committee of the board of trade can act  only in an advisory capacity, the members will co-operate with Mr. Darraugh to the fullest extent in vigorously enforcing the law as it stands,  without fear or favor. No needless  chance will be taken of our having an  epidemic, due to non-observance of the  health act.  A motion prevailed that the dominion government be asked to increase  the compensation allowed lor killing  diseased animals, the present rate being inadequate to the wants uf British  Columbia.  The meeting of the board was a  large one, the room being crowded,  and several new members made application lor admission.  New Pastor for Phocuix.  The Presbyterian church'in Phoenix,  which has been a mission station up to  the present, is expected shortly to be  self-sustaining. This will mean that  the members will have the privilege 01  of selecting their own pastor. Dr.  E. W. Askins,   last   seen   in  Phoenix   Robertson, the   Presbyterian   superin  Joe Martin has been most success-  full in at least one, re&pect. He ha*  set every politician in the province  ago, and every conceivable kind of  combination is,bang canvassed, with  the probabilities more than even that  the fight will bethreeor lour cornered,  at least. From the coast, where the  pace is usually set, the leaders stilt  seem to lie at sea, although both conservatives and liberals are already  grooming for the fray. Mr.. Martin  was endorsed at one liberal meeting,  and turned down at'another.  Even the most experienced and  astute politicians will not predict with  any certainty as to the outcome. His  opponents strongly condemn Mr.  Martin for putting off the elections till  June, or until the voters lists are revised in May. At the same time, they  and others agree that the longer ther  appeal to the people is delayed the'  better will be the chance of success for  the Martin forces. In the meantime  the premier and Smith Curtis, the  minister of mines, it is announced,  will make a tour of the province, and  of course speak in the interests of the  present government.  Phoenix Liberals OrjaniK.  Saturday evening the liberals of  Phoenix met at the school house and  pertccted an organization. '1 he following office-bearers were chosen:  Honorary president, Hewitt Bos-  tock, M. P.; president, William l)ela-<  hay; vice-president, Dougald McMillan; secretary-treasurer, R. B. Kerr;  committee���J. B. Boyle, Athol Eraser,'  A. P. McKenzie andW. H. McQuar-  rie.  The following resolution was. unanimously carried:  "That, in the opinion of the Phoenix Liberal Association, it is essential  to the interests of British Columbia  that the coming provincial election  should be conducted on 'Dominion,  paity lines."  An invitation from the Rossland  liberal association to send delegates to>  a liberal contention of the riding was  favorably considered.  Conservatives Also at Work.  Tuesday a meeting of the conservatives ol the Boundary was held at  Greenwood, delegates from Greenwood, Eholt and Phoenix being present. Chve Pringle was chairman,  and after the object of the meeting  was stated, namely, to choose delegates  to the conservative gathering to be  held at Nelson- yesterday, speeches  were made by James Kerr, H. C.  Shaw, F. M. McLeod, Robert Wood, .  A. Stevyart Potts, Duncan Mcintosh  and E. Jacobs.  1 A resolution was adopted declaring  "That it is the sense of this meeting  that in the interest of good government in the province, it is advisable  that the present political contest be  run on party lines."  The following were appointed as  delegates to the Nelson meeting,  which was /or conservatives from the  six constituences in the Kootenays:  G. A. Reiidell and M. Tebo, Eholt;  Thomas McAulay and Hugh Murray,  Midway; A. Stewart Potts, Robert  Wood, Ralph Smailes, James Russell,  James Kerr, Clive Pringle and J.  Myers Gray, Greenwood; \V. B. Cochrane and G. S: Gordon,   of   Phoenix.  early in December, traveling in a   two  horse rig selling  dry goods,   cooking  utensils,   etc.    5   feet  7   inches   tall,  weighing 175 pounds, dark complected,  30 years ol age,  well  educated.    The  lather of this young man is very desir- \  ous of locating his son.    A liberal   re- ���  ward will be given   for  locating  him.I  Any one knowing of or  having   seen  him will communicate with  J. R.Joni:s,  St. Louis, Mo.,U.S.A.  3900 Kennerly Ave.  tendent of missions, has recommended  Rev. G. A. Sutherland, B. A., a,graduate of Pine Hill college, Nova Scotia,  and he will probably be heard here in  May.  The board of managers met' this  week to consider the matter of calling  a pastor, as Mr. Stewart expects to  leave in a month or six weeks. There  are several men who are considered  eligible, and a selection will probably  be made by the time Mr. Stewart goes,  or shortly thereafter.  NOTICE.  We, The Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.,  have sold our entire stock to Mr.  Michael McBean of Toronto.  Mr. McBean comes to our midst a  thorough businessman. Yeats ol experience in his native country, Scotland,  and with a number of years in the  trade center of eastern Canada, enables him to be an expert in his line.  The new firm will carry a new and  thoroughly complete stock of high  class dry-goods, millinery, clothing,  boots and shoes, men's furnishings and  house furnishings, besides having a first  class dress making department.  The store is now being completed  to receive the large shipments which  are expected in a lew days.  Mr. McBean has a first class millinery stock bought and has secured  the services of a leading eastern milliner to take charge of this department..  Ladies of Phoenix and vicinity may  expect something extra nice in this  department. Due notice of the opening will be announced later.  Wishing each and every one every  success in the new camp, we are yours  truly,  The Wm. I-Iuxtkk Co., Ltd.  The crosscut on the joo-foot level  of the Old Ironsides into the Victoria  ground, is now in 360 icet.  ���Ml  ��,  m  &  'A fJ  -r  m  11  1 f -1*^  rl      7   -  it 1  't"'i'-i  -1  mm.  m  ���������--��� $M  Wm  ftfeiLi  p,gl  ) ,.  ?���������-  ^^i^^^^S��^^i^^il^Si^S^^^ffl^^^S^SH!^i^a&SS^i^^l^SSi^^^^^^i^^ h.  i^>  ;: ' J\*'  fl   ��.  k v "'  P''  I ft*  The Phoenix Pioneer*  ISMKD OS WTCTinXY B\ THE  PIONEERPUBLISHING CO.  AT rilflhSlX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Man.  Advertising rates flirriisnedon application.  Legal notices lo mid j cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.    "-  1900''.,   MARCH  a,��ia,iWBiM,w)i,T����ii ii  THE   PHOKXIX PIONEER.  iS  25  5  12  19  26  13  2b  7  14  21  28  8  15  9  16  23  30  17  24  3i  first of these has been provided and  the second will be by the time steady  shipments of ore can be made from  any considerable number of properties.  In fact, the two Boundary smelters are  now well on towards completion. In  years gone by the owners of mineral  srascwniws. claims had little or no encouragement  Per Year. ,. **���<�� . �� .  six Months  -  . i.��5| to the working or opening up of their  To rorcig* count���*..'. 2.50 j,rol)erties. Supplies and living generally were high, the locality was not  accessible, and as a result progress was  slow. All this is now changed in the  most desired way.  The past year has been one of great  progress and development, not only as  regards the population  of the  Boundary, but in the actual work done on  the mineral properties  on   which  our  people have so wisely  pinned  theii  faith.    The year now upon us bids  fair to be equally   memorable.    While  the highest expectations of all may not  be realized in full; yet, unless all signs  fail, the worth of our  best  properties  will have been proved, and the stability  of the section settled to the satisfaction  of the most pronounced pessimist.  Every reason exists for the belief  that 1900 will pass on into history as  the most prosperous yet experienced  by the Boundary. While the war has  undoubtedly had some effect here as  clsew here, we have thus far experienced  almost no labor troubles, and from  every standpoint the horizon presents  a most encouraging view.  The Pay Roll Makes the City.  DEADWOOP  ��������������������  PHOENIX IS UNIQUE.  In    one   respect   Phoenix   camp  stands out unique .and in bold relief,  as compared with most of the mining  camps of Southern British   Columbia.  This is in regard to the financial ability of concerns   operating   here,  to  carry through whatever they may undertake.    Not that all camps do not  have strong companies engaged in developing their mineral wealthy but that  Phoenix has a larger proportion  than  usual of corjioratiorts of this class; and  in addition   has a total lack of concerns that are weak   financially   or  otherwise unfit to take up operations  of this class. , ��� ���  For instance, there are the following owning properties in or near here,  which are now  being developed,  or  shortly will, be:,    The Old Ironsides  'fyKning Co, the Knob Hill Gold;Min-  ing Co., the War Eagle Copper-Gold  Mining Co., the Gold  Drop Mining  Co^,, the Granby Consolidated Mining  & Smelting Co., the Grey Eagle Gold  Mining Co., the Rossland and Slocan  <R C.) Syndicate" (Snew.shoe),   the  Dbminion"Copper Co, the Red Rock  And Bald Eagle Mining Co, the, Lulu  Mining Co., and a number of others.  In this list there is' not a single concern but what has a large amount at  disjiosal for operation.  In short, those  -developing properties in this^camp are  not mining with their mouths.     They  , -are land , lteaded business men and  liave ample funds' for all purposes���  ���doing business on business principles.  One wili have to search a long time to  find a camp in-the broad  northwest  that can make a like showing.  Deadwood, the latest town to seek public favor, is situated iu the heart of  Deadwood Camp, about three miles from Greenwood, aud an equal distance  from the B. C. Copper company's smelter. It is reached by a spur of the Columbia and Western railwav. It is surrounded by such famous mines as the  Mother Lode, Sunset, Buckhorn, and Morrison, which of themselves assure a  Large Payroll, but exclusive of these there are a hundred partially developed  properties surrounding the town, many of which will become paying mines, so  that it does not require very much foresight to decide that the Town of Dead-  wood will have in the near future a sufficiently large payroll to support a city, '  of some importance.       For price of lots and other particulars, apply to  r������-  THE ItEST BREB IN" TOW.V K MADE BY TUB  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  ASK FOR  PORTMAMI.  BROS. 4 CO.  Proprietors.  The Elkhorn Lager contains only pure Malt and Hops,  kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels.  Patronixe Home Industry.  Try it!   It is  The Phoenix Lively Barn and  JAS.McNICOL,  Wallace-Miller Block, Greenwood, B. C.  . Midway Agency,  W. B. Rickards & Co.  SMITH CURTIS' FIRST RULING.  THE FIRST. FRUITS.  The -Phoenix- Board   of   Trade,  though not a month old,, has already  accomplished     something     definite,-  which, if other reasons were lacking,  has established the fact that it can be  made of practical, utility. ��� A resolution was ordered sent to the minister  of mines, requesting  that, on account  of the gold commissioner for the Boundary residing at Fairview, a point 100  miles distant and- without means of  communication,  the powers of a-gold  commissioner be conferred on the min-  ,   Ing recorder at Midway. ' As" will  be  noticed in another column,, the' minister of mines saw the justice of the  t request>and acted on it without delay.  t   For years residents of the Boundary  liave been forced, when  having business with Mr. 1/imbly,  the gold commissioner, to'make the long and expensive trip to Fairview���a place off the  usual lines of travel and without wire  connection.   This has been the cause  of endless inconvenience and delay to  tlie large number of persons who must  transact business with the official re-  lerred to.    Not only this, but it was a  most unreasonable application of red-  tapism that was in  reality  not  necessary.'   This is proved by the fact that  it is no longer needful to go to Fair-  view.    Every mining man in this section  will  feel the benefit of the new  order of things, which has been brought  about finally by the resolution of the  Phoenix Board of Trade.  While the first effort of the board of  trade has lieen crowned with succeeds,  there is ample scope lor further united  action. Conditions in several ways  can be changed hereabouts, if the attempt is made in the right way and  representations made to the right officials, that" will also prove to.be * beneficial to the community at large. Some  of these were taken up at last Monday's meeting of the board and others  will doubtless arise. Let the good  work continue. Phoenix is worthy ol  the best  One of the first official acts of Hon  Smith Curtis, the new minister of  mines of the province, was to issue an  order, sanctioned by the lieutenant-  governor, doing away with the ruling of  the ex-minister of mines, which threw  difficulties in the way of mineral claim  owners,securing certificates of improvements for the purpose of getting crown  grants to their properties.  Briefly, the situation was this: Hon.  J. Fred Hume, minister of mines under  the Senilin' administration, issued an  order requiring the recording of five  separate assessments .of $100 each  ��� instead of $500 worth of work, whether done in one year or five), or the application would not be considered.  This nonsensical and wholly- uncalled-  for regulation is what Mr. Curtis has  wisely done away with at the first opportunity, and he will undoubtedly  gain the friendship of the mining community ,in' general, to a large extent,'  for" remedying the evil so early in his  official career.  It has been sort of an unwritten law  that as little impediment as possible  should be given to the development of  the chief industry of this province���  that of mining. The late government  seemed to have lost sight of this entirely, as is too well known. The  new, government is making a good  start, at least.  Undoubtedly there are those who  will state at once that this order of  Mr. Curtis' was done solely for political effect. But even if this were so,  it does not detract one iota from - the  fact that it was right and proper, and  should have been done by Mr. Curtis'  predecessor. The Pioneer believes in  giving credit wherever" it is due; and  in this case it is due to the new minister of mines, who being actively interested in mines himself, appreciated the  disadvantage mine owners would labor  under if the old ruling was continued  and enforced.  It seems to be generally accepted  that Mr. Curtis will stand as the gov-  in the house of commons at Victoria.  But the trouble always occurs when  such a bill is referred to the railway  committee. That committee can either  kill or recommend it, and every business man in the Boundary will be interested in the outcome. Many of  them believe that even the low rates  recently made by the C. P. R. are  altogether higher than is reasonable.  Both the Greenwood Times and the  Grand Forks Gazette are' preaching  timely little sermons to their readeis  on the lack of sanitation in those  places. It is not a pleasant subject,  but the facts are presented without any  frills. Residents of Phoenix also  should take heed, and take no unnecessary chances to secure the visitation of an epidemic. That is the one  thing of all, that Phoenix does not  want and must not have. It is to be  hoped that the provincial authorities  will strictly enforce the health act.  I Clark & Binns,  DEALERS IN  ...FJURNITURE...  With Several Carloads in Stock and Several more en route, we can  fill.any order/from the Largest Hotel to the Coziest Home. "  Let us figure on your order.  UNDERTAKING ANDrEMBALMING.  .Old Ironsides  *�� Feed Stables ^  HEDGES & CO., Puopiuktors.  j* Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.   Heavy Draying. j.  Charges Reasonable.  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, B. C  i P. Buins & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CRF.KK, GRKKNWOOD, B.  HKADQUAKTEUS, NT.USON, 1). C  C.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, 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.  THROUGH THE WEEK.  hv  PROSPECTS FOR THE BOUNDARY.  The year tooo will be a memorable  one in the history of the1 boundary  district For several years the development of this rich mineral section has  been retarded by the lack of transportation   and   smelting  facilities.    Tin-  ernment candidate at the forthcoming  election in Rossland riding, of which  the Boundary is unfortunately still a  part. There may be good reasons why  Mr. Curtis should not be endorsed.  If so, they are yet to be set forth  And there may be candidates better  fitted for the position than he. If  such there are, they have not yet been  announced. H'e shall probably have  plenty of light, however, along both of  these lines at an early date.  ED1T0R5AL COMMENTS.  Oom Paul has taken the first step  to sue for peace. A brick block must  fall on some peisons before they  tumble.'  ��� Last Saturday James Marshall started for his old home in Scotland, to enjoy a'well earned vacation of about  three months. Only last week Mr.  Marshall and Tom Roderick, our late  postmaster, received the last payment  on the purchase price of the Banner  claim, adjoining the Old Ironsides in  this camp, and no one will begrudge  these old timers their good fortune.  -4*  Mr. Marshall, who is president of  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8, is one  of the most popular men of the camp.  He has the confidence and esteem of  mine owners and mine workers alike,  and has been one of the hardest workers for the union. He still has large  interests in the camp. He will sail by  the Cunard line from New York in  about a week, and before he returns  Mr. Marshall expects to take in the  world's exhibition at Paris.  Vaughan & HcInnes,  The Pioneer  �������  OF THE CAMP.  i , '  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Yonr Trade Solicited.    Our Prices Are Right.    ��  Old Ironsides Ave.        PHOENIX, B. C  SUNN & McCAGUE,  PROPRIETORS.  City Bakery  Rtv^i Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Frkf. Demvkrv.  Maple Leaf Hotel  TWIST & SANDERS, Props.  t  Car  From all sides, throughout the province, come the rumbles of pieparations  for the eoming political battle, and the  chancei) are that there will be more  than two sides to it in several constituencies.  The chief war interest is now being  transferred from South Africa to Victoria The Martin forces aie trying  to become impregnably entrenched behind their kopjes, and if the premier's  past record is any criterion, will not  surrender without putting up the stiff-  est political fight yet heard of in the  history of the piovinre.  The new Kettle river railway bill,  fostered by the leading citizens of  Grand Fork-,, has liad its first .reading  It is surprising the number of men  who are absolute failures in their own  line of business, says an exchange, but  imagine they know just how a newspaper should be run. Then again  there is the man who pays $2 a year  for a newspaper, and labors under the  delusion that he carries the burden of  the entire institution upon his shoulders. The good Lord, in His wise discrimination, has created all kinds of  men in making up the human family,  but no man has ever been able to  figure out just what use such individuals were to the world or themselves.  ��r>.  The "friend of the w idows and the  orphans" has been very much in evidence in Phoenix of late. That he  has been getting in his deadly work is  quite apparent. It may, by the way;  be taken as a pretty good index of the  prosperity of a community when life  insurance agents, in one continual succession, can visit a town and keep on  getting business. .This class of philanthropists do not stay in a place unless  there is something in it.  ���    of Timothy Hay Just to hand.  When Buying Flour  Also Car of Oats.  See that it is the Cslehratsd CAT.GARY HARD WHKAT, the best Grade of Flour in  the Market. The PHOENIX FEED and PRODUCE CO. are sole agents for this  Celebrated Flour.  An Immense Shipment of  Cho'ce Fresh Ranch Butter Just  Arrived at our Warehouse. Kindly Call and sample it.  CONTACTORS and BUILDERS WILI. FIND  a good stock of A No. 1 Shingles always on  hand at our Warehouse..  PHOENIX PEED AND PRODUCE CO.  FINE  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ���.-.-.ALWAYS KEPT ON HAND.  %  %  Old Ironsides Ave.  PHOENIX, B. C.  oc  J. E FoRTIN,  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  ���������������  Shoes  made in  any  style.     Rubbers and Shoes repaired.  All kinds of Leather Findings for sale.       Harness Rupaiked.  The British Columbia Wholesale I  Liquor Company, limited*  R. CREIGER, Manager.  AGENTS FOR  '*  Mr. Mart n's Government,  Having found Messrs. Yates and  Curtis not fit' material, Mr. Joseph  Martin has decided to constitute his  government as lollows.  Provincial secretary, Mr Joseph  Martin.  Attorney general, Monsieur Joseph  Martineau, author of "The Moral  Aspects ol Champerty.  Chief commissioner of lands and  works, Signor Giuseppe Martino.  Minister of mines, Scnor Don Jose  Martino de Vancouvero e Winnipeggo.  President of the council, Herr Professor Joseph Martinchen, of the chair  of political mendacity, ol the University of Dead man's Island.���"ossland  Recoi d..  Columbia  Hotele^^fc  Comer Dominion Ave.  and Phoenix Street.  W  The Largest and Best Appointed hotel  111 the Camp. European plan. ' Newly  furnished aud finished throughout.  3  X. F. SEARS, Proprietor.  |^8i!''%^��&rNS<'H>a*>ab'KSAN8/BNS>B^^  neon  Are Now Ready to do All Kinds of  TINWARE, ROOFING,  REPAIRING, Etc.  Bomi'mon Avenue.  Phoenix, 8. C.  ,^>Q/JSsj^SPtl(EfSSVS<>l%ISS,iiJgNElN'1Nf  j��j��j��COMPLETE LINE OF BAR SUPPLIES..*.*.** |  .. . .GREENWOOD, B.C.   .. |  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Bound Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 8.15 a. 111. aud 1,45 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves  Greenwood at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.  MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  a;v.2��.?*v*��3^v.^v*%aMA.v^^  (Opposite Miners' Union Hall)  Comer Dominion Avenue and Pa..i er   Street, Phoenix, B. C.  (Formerly of Sandon.)  lVIercha.rit Tailors.  Are now open with a full aud Complete  Assortment of the Latest Patterns in_Suitiiigs__ _.  Qvercoatings, Etc.  Cor. Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave., Phoem'xt B. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished  Convenient!}' Arranged.  Bor Furnished With the Finest of Goods.'  ^SJSBSB"   Graham & Prentdergast, Props.  DAN McRAE, Phopkiktor.    / [     ,  Rough and Planed lumber, Flooring, Shiplap, Rustic and  SHINGLES ON HAND.  Wc arc prepared to furnish dimension timbers,  Mill Located Two Miles .West of Phoenix, B. 0.  r,  \  I  .1  .-' ���-  -��  ���..'..'-V  = ��� :i.e'  .' ' ?r<  1  ���- ������',' 0  \ .\- b  ���   n  n  ' ��� -w  ' tr  in  'uT':!Ani  i  &fefeJ,^  TWM^"Hih��ff*"'l^f'wr'jgnM'mv',j'i"'nwnii THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  APncKcnzi^SCo;  D^GGISTS.  DRUGS,  PERFUMES,  Druggists Sundries.  WE GIVE EVERY ATl'EN-'  TION TO OUR  REMEMBER THE LOCATION  Opposite The Wm. Hunter Co.  . ,���   ooo  Dominion Ave.       PHOENIX, B.C  +���,��������� ��� >���+ ��� +' ��� ���+������<;*����� '��� ��� I ��� '"* �����  * ! . -      . ���*��� ..' ���     "     ' '.       I '.     ���-���       ������    V-  MARTIN'S PLATFORM  Has 22 Planks as Thus Far  Arranged.  DLL BELIEVES IN REDISTRIBUTION  ftw Premier Eaoaclttei tbe Principles ������  Whlck He Will Oicc More Apical to the  People.  |joseph   Martin   has   given to the  ss the platform on which   his gov-  ment will stand and it is given ' in  below:  The abolition of the $200 de-  it for candidates for the legislature.  The bringing into force, as soon  irrangements can lie  completed, of  Torrens register)- system.  .   The redistribution of the con-  iituencies on the basis of population,  lowing to sparsely populated districts  proportionately larger representation  an to ]x>pulous districts and cities,  4. The enactment of an accurate  (ystem of government scaling of logs,  nd its rigid enforcement.  5. 'J he re-enactment of the dis-  Ilowed labor regulation act, etc.,  S98, and also all the statutes of 1899,  Containing     anti-Mongolian    clauses,  ^^oisallowed by the  Dominion  govern-  ^ts^M- To'take a firm stand in every  'jiS^jwjjcr possible way with a view of dis-  4i%*'4JjptS'raging the spread of Oriental cheap  ^fjjfiijBor in this province.  "fe'7.    To provide for official inspection  'if all buildings, machinery and workst  ith a view of compelling the adoption  proper safeguards to life and health.  8.    With regard to  the  eight-hour  w, the government will continue.to  force the law as it stands.^  An   im-  iediate inquiry"will be held. by  the  f/Jainister of.mines into all. grievances  *p&fc forward in   connection   with   its  operation, with a view of bringing about  a^amicable settlement.   If no 'settlement is reached, the principle of the  jteferendum will.be applied and a .vote  en   at   the   general election as to  [ether the law shall be repealed.    If  f-law is sustained by theivote, it will  retained on the statute book with  penal clauses: ,-vlf modified in vany  without impairing the principle of  law by removing any of the friction  ught about, it will be adopted.    If  vote is against it. the  law  will  be  aled. ;..;,  {';:  M-$M>-    lo  re-establish.'  the    London  ncy  of British   Columbia,   and to  e every effective means of bringing  feTore the British  public  the ad van-.  . ''Vtfcges of this province as a  place for  jO[l$jc profitable investment of capital.  "/.^'|'io.   The retaining of the resources  *^-*9fhhe province as an ass-'ct for the ben-  * te6t ol the people and taking effective  '     Wfeasures to prevent the alienation  of  tKt& public domain except for actual  Settlers or for actual bona fide business or industrial purposes, putting an  ���ijend to the practice of speculating in  ^wncction with the same. ._���  11     The, taking of active measures  r the systematic exploration  of the  irovince.  12. The borrowing of money foi  e purpose of providing  roads,  trails  d bridges, provided that in every  .se the money necessary to pay the  terest and sinking fund  in  connec-  ,on with the loan shall be provided  iy additional.taxation so as not to impair the credit of the province.  13. In connection  with  the conduction of government   roads   and  rails, to provide by the employment of  ompetent civil engineers  and   otherwise that the government money is ex  ended upon"a system -which- will; be  3&dvantageous to the general public, so  *$fpat the old system of providing ��� roads  l^as a-'special favor of the government  S^iiny be entirely discontinued.  '|h !4- To keep the ordinary annual  ^expenditure within the ordinary annual  *ltreveri'ue in order to preserve intact the  ���tf Vi redit of the province, which is its  Sliest asset.      ]   ,  %     15.    To adopt a system of govern-  ���^nient construction  and  operation "of  j railways and immediately   to  proceed  s with the construction of a railway on  ^    the south side of the. Eraser river, connecting the coast with   the  Kootenay  '   district, with   the   understanding that  * unless the other railways now constructed in the province give fair con-  nt .'lions   and   make   equitable   joint  *  freight and passenger arrangements,  the province will continue this line tp  the eastern boundary of the province.  Proper connection with such Kootenay  railway to be given to., the island of  Vancouver. With respect to other  parts -of the province to proceed to  give to every jiortion of it railway connection at as early a date as possible,  the railway when finished to be operated by theigoverhment through a commission.'-   ^  ,16. A railway bridge to be constructed in connection with the Koot-  enayTailway across "the ;Fraser at or  near New Westminster and running  powers.givep over it to any railway  company applying for the same under  proper conditions.  17. In: case it is thought at any  time advisable to give a bonus to any  company, the same to.be in cash and  not by way of a land grant, and no  cash bonus to be granted except upon  the-condition, that a fair, amount of  bonds or shares, of the company be  transferred to the province and effective means taken to give the province  control of freight and passenger rates,  and provisions made against such railways having any liabilities against it  except actual cost.  ,.18. To take away from the lieu-  tehant-governor-in-couhcil any power  to makesiibstantivechanges in the law,  ^confining his jurisdiction entirely to  "matters of detail in working out the  laws enacted by the legislature.  19. The establishment of an institution for the education oY the. deaf  and dumb. - ;  20. To re|ieal the alien cxculsibn  act, as the reasons justifying it no longer obtain.  21. An amicable settlement with  the government as to Deadman's island,  Stanley park-and other lands and an  arrangement with Mr. I.udgate by  which, if possibte, a sawmill industry  may be established and carried on on  Deadman's island under satisfactory  conditions, protecting the interests of  "the public.  2 2. Proper means of giving instructions to miners and prosectors.  EC Keith & Go.  >���HANDLE���rr-  Real Estate and  Mining Properties.  COPPER PROPERTIES ,  \    WANTED.  Some Choice Lots In Phoenix  011 Kcanonable Terms.  PHOENIX, B. C.  ##**��  ��������������*����������������������*������������+��������������������������������������������������  BREMNEIvV&Cb.  Watchmakers,  Jewellers and  Opticians . . .  Fine Watch Repairing of all  Kinds.    Prices Reasonable.  Miller Block, Phoenix, B. C.  ��� ������������������������������������������������������it* ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  REMEMBER THE MAINE,  Shaving Parlors  and Bath Rooms.  11ASF.MKNT IIOURK JIUlllfjlNO.  Phoenix, B. C,  THE BANK OF-  ,   Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  PAID-UP CAPITAL,..;,. $4,866,666  RESERVE FUND.7..'.. .$1,460,000  LONDON OFKICK:  3 Clement's Lane,Lombard Street, E.C.  o_et-��-o-��-o-#-��-��-@-a(-��-��-o-��-��-��-��-��-��-0-��-��-fi-��-e-��  i!  U-NUUL  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Import  ed Goods.  ra   1  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOKS   A  SPECIALTY.  Coracr Phoenix St. and Brooklya Ave.  , COURT OF directors:  J. H. Bkodik, John Jamks Carter, Oakpaxd  PAUKKK,   KICHAE3   H.   Gl.YN,   IlKNRV   I. R.  1-'akki'.k, Hn. Arthur IIoare, h. }. IJ Kendal, J. J. KlXCSVOKIl, FREP LUBBOCK,   GEO.  D.Whatman. _.,���'.-  Sbcretarv, A. O. \VAlius.  Head Office in Canada,' St; James Street,  MONTREAL.   ���  II. Stikkman, Oeneral Manager.  J. lii.MSi.KV, Inspector.  Ctasslfyiif Ore.  i  W. A. Williams, assistant superintendent of the smelter, has just returned from Phoenix, says the Grand Forks  Miner, where he went to make an inspection of the Old Ironsides and Knob  Hill mines, and the Victoria and  Aetna properties, belonging to the  Granby company, with a view to classifying the various ore chutes, preparatory to the commencement of shipments to the smelter. ���   ���  The ore in different parts of these  properties varies from a heavy sulphide  ore to one strongly impregnated with  lime, and it is ��� desired to have the  different levels determined so any  kind of oie which may be desired by  the smelter may be gotten out on short  notice.  Clmeraa Court I. 0. F.  Cimeron Court, Independent Order  Forresters, meets first and third Wednesdays  of   each   month.     Visiting  brethren are cordially welcomed.  Alan Simpson,   J.E.W.Thompson,  Rec.Sec. C. R.  Church Services.  Presbyterian;���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m; and 7:30 o'clock,  Ironsides   time,   in  the schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.  '  , D. A. .Stewart, ,B.A.,r  Presbyterian Missionary.  Methodist.���Preaching service will  be held every Thursday evening", at  7:30 o'clock, at the schoolhouse. Sermon by Rev. B.H. Balderston. Cordial invitation to all.  :;,.:.   ���   ���...-' .V  ��� :Y-    'i-h-:. \ ���  Removed  J. B. BOYLE  Has removed his Drug Store to the  new Wynkoop-Stephens Block, Cor.  Dominion Avenue and Phoenix St.,  where he will be pleased to see all his  old friends and customers.  Everything that should be la a Drag Store.  Full Line of Perfect Remedies,  PHOENIX, B. C.  *<Jxt^<^��>^��^S>^Sx5>^<J^xSKS>,  FOR a squark  Ml-CAI. GOTO....  The Mint  ..Restaurant |  Harber & Thompson,  I1RANCHKS IN CANADA.  London, Bruntford, Hamilton. Toronto, Montreal,  Ottawa, KlngKton, Quebec, St. John, N. II.,  ;��� Ilrandon, Winnipeg, Krederlcton, N. 11., Hal-  ifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Kofwland, Kaslo,  Trail, Aalicron, Dawson City, Klondike, N.  W. T.; Greenwood, Atlin and Bennett, II. C.  Sidney, C. II.'  ACENTS IN THE UNITED"'STATES.  SPOKANK���Traders National and Old National  Ilanlcn. Nkw York���sj Wall'at., W. I.awt>on  and J. C. WelBli, amenta. San Fra.ncikcd,  124 HaintomeHtreet, II. J. McMicliael and J. R.  Ambrose, agent*.  LONDON HANKERS.     ���  The Bank of lingiand and Glyn & Co.  KOREION AGENTS, n  Liverpool���Hank of Liverpool. Australia���TTnioii  Bank of Australia. N-.w Zenland���I'nloii  Bank of Australia and Bank of New. Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartered Merchants Rank of India, London and China,  Agra Bank West Indies: Colonial Bank.  Paris���Marcuard and Kraus��& Co., T.yons���  Credit I.vonnais. ' ���;;,   '. ,  JANES ANDERSON, Mir., Oreeuwooi, B. C.  &    -��-Q-��-�� 9 9 9 6 m-Q-&-&~$-Q-Q-Q-Q-*-Q-��r-*-Q-9-& &  i o The Most Popular  f 9 Hotel in Phoenix is  ...THE BUTTE?;  C. W. AUBO'lT, Manager. J I  the FAVORITE R?:SORT for the ����� ���  Weary  and  Thirsty    Traveller or ��� C  Wayfarer,   and in   consequence  is ��� f  becoming   noted   throughout   the ^ ^  Boundary. T ^  Newly Furnished Throughout. O ���  Choicest Liquors and Cigars. J) ���  Dining Room First-CIass in Every Way. X 9  PHOENIX, B. C. f J  ���Hi  T ��� Dominion Avenue.  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooe  The Lion Bottling Works  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.   .SOLE AGENTS KOR THE   Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the  Largest Brewery in British Columbia.   DENERAI.   EXPORT  AGENTS   REICHS-  QUEI.LEN  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  WlESHADEN, GERMANV.  Blue Label  k EASTERN  Townships Bank.  ESTAPLlSHEn 185 9.  CAPITAL .... $1,500,009  RESERVE FUND  '-   -    $835,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  R. W. IIknkkkr, President, Hos. M.  n.  Coca  rase, Vlce-Pres., Israel .Wood.'J.'S. Mitchell,  '   O. Stevens,^ J. N. Oaler, Nj W.Thomas, C  H.  Kathau, H. B. Brown, Q..C.  IIKAD OFFICH SIIKRBROOKH, I". Q.  Wm. Karwki.l, Gen'l Mgr.,  S.  Kdcki.l, Local  Mgr.; S. F, Murky, Branch Inspector.  BRANCHES.   '  Waterloo, W, I. Briggs, Manager.  Stanste'ad, S. Stevens,        "  Cowanvillc, J. Mackinnon, Manager.  Coaticook, 11. Austin, Manager.  Richmond, W. r.. Ball,       "  Granby, W. II. Robinson, "  Bedford, K. W. Morgan,    "  Magog, E. P. Oliver, "  St. Hyacinthe, J. E. I.a Frambo se, Mgr.  Huntingdon, K. N. Robinson, Mgr.  Grand Forks, J. W. Macloughin, Mgr.  - Agents in Montreal, Bank of: Montreal: I.on.  dont Hug., National Bank of Scotland; Boston,  National Exchange Bank; New York, National  Park Bank.  Collet-lions mad*j at1 ull accessible ;x,int->.  Drafts isMtc-d for any required amounts, good in  all points in Canada, U. S. and Europe. Exchange bought and sold. ���     r  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowd from date of deposit and com.  pounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.*-'-    ��� /'���':--��� ���-     '  Office Hours; 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 12.��  PROPRIETORS.  ALDHATI & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  Phoenix, B. C.  t\. B. KERI\,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary I'um.ic.  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A. CORYELL & CO.,  Civil, and Mining Engineers   Provincial Land Surveyors.  established 1886.  Grand Forks  and  Phoenix, B. C.  Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market  ..... Affords. .". .. .  Dominion   Avenue,  Phoenix, B.C:  H. S. CAYI.KV.  W.ll. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  '      PHOENIX, B. C.  A. E. A5HCR0FT,  MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  BAUER & ASHCROFI',  VANCOUVER, It. C.  GREENWOOD, B.  ANGUS K. STEWART  CUSTOMS BROKER,  ��� -.-'        WOOD BUILDING,  GREENWOOD, B.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  C. W. Greer, Propr.  Special Attention Paid to  Hotel, Family and Mining Trade.  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  CALGARY FLDUR  MAKES SWEETEST BREAD.  ^AS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  00000000000000000000000000009000000000000000000000000  WE HAVE GOOD  f-^ - W7-.-.J IN SHORT LENGTHS.  LJVy    W OOO GENERAL TRANSFER  Delivered promptly by M. McINTYRE.  Leave orders at the B. C. Telephone Exchange.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Tip Top aud Triangle l'rnctioh Mineral Ctaimn,  situate !n the Kettle K.vjr nniiiii); diviiii.n of  Yale district.  Where Located-���In Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I, John K. Hemrnway,  as Bftent fjr J. 1'. Grave*, Free Miner'* Certificate No. 14269a. intend, xixty (ta>s from the date  '���erecf, to 1 piily to the Mining Record.r for Certificate!* oriinyrmemi-ntii fur the purpusecf 0I1-  laining- Crown Ornr.U of the above clniius.  And f.irther take lictice thnt nction under ��cc-  tion 37, must be conmieiici-ci btfore the Imtianco  of mien CcrlitientcH cf IniproveinenU.  Dutcd this 9th day of March, 1900.  J no. 1'. HKlirt.N'WAY.  NOTICE.  The British Columbia Southern  Railway company will a|>|)ly to the  Parliament of Canada at its next session for an act authorising the company to complete at any time before  the end of the year 1904 its western  section as described in the act of the said  parliament (60-61 Victoria, Chapter  36) and a branch line from a point  on its main line at or near the ."orks of  Michel Creek, thence by way of Michel  Creek to Martin Creek, and for other  piirj>oses.  By order of the Board.  H. Camphki.i. Oswald, Secretary.  Montreal, 17th November, 1899.      17  M.J.Walker  LEADING MERCHANT  successor Toppsty & Walker  We Are Now Open With the  Most Complete Stock of  Choice Groceries, Men's Clothing, Furnishing Goods  and BOOTS and SHOES in the City.  Goods delivered on      Strict Attention Paid      Give us a call and  to all Orders...Satisfaction   Guaranteed,  or money returned.  Short  Notice to all  parts of the city.  'Phone Brown 527  convince yourself  that We lead in  prices.  M. J. WALKER, Dominion Avenue.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  . Limited.  Mining Machinery  Peterborough, Ont.,  ������������������������������ v^/VIN Am1AA�� ������������������������������  Notice of Dissolution.  Notick is hereby _ gi\-en that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as general  merchants, has been this day dissolved  by mutual consent. All debts owing  to the said partnership are to be paid  to M. Joseph Walker, at Phoenix,  B. C, and all claims against the said  partnership are to be presented to the  said' M. Joseph Walker, by whom the  same will be settled.  Dated at Phoenix,  this 21st day of  February, A. 1). 1900.  Witness: ' &  W. B. Cochkank,   Justin H. Posty.  Solicitor, ��� M. J. Walker.  Phoenix, B. C.  SJ*-���~  REAR MORRIN &  PHOENIX,  THOMPSON,  B."C.  ������i)e��������o*��t*'*����t������t**��  ���*-H-M"f++-H-r-f-f+++4-f+-H"f-H-��'>  t  *  SCOTT & McURENj  Contractors and Buii.dkrs.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCK AOENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  Comnilwloiicr for taking Affiduvlu  Phoenix, B.  J. F. WALKER S CO.  Every thing in stock that  should be found in an Up-to-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  Phoenix, B. C.  for Spokesman-Review  Agts,  PHOENIX  IS WHERE THE MINES ARE.  Notice of Dissolution.  Notice is hereby given that, the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as proprietors of the Butte Dining Rooms,  has been this day dissolved'by mutual  consent All debts owing to the said  partnership are to be paid to H. Hawthorne, at Phoenix, B. C, and all  claims against,the said partnership are  to be presented to the said H. Hawthorne, by whom the same will be  settled.  Dated at Phoenix, this 24th day of  February, A. D. 1900.  H. Hawthorne,  William Brown.  Witness:  W. A. Anno it.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  AND SOO LINE.  Canada's National Highway.  America's Great Transcontinental Line  and World's Pictorial Route.  The direct route from Kootenay, Kettle  River and Boundary Creek Districts  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist Cars past Medicine Hat:  Daily for St. Paul; Sundays and  Wednesdays for Toronto; Fridays  For Montreal and Boston. Same  Cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Direct Connection via Robson to and  from all Points.  Except Sunday  Except Sunday  15:05 Leave Greenwood Arrive 15.05  For   rates    and    full    information  address nearest local agent or,  E.R.REDPATH, Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  ���o  Its fabulous mineral resources, its location, electric and waterworks systems, and the Nine Producing Mines  that are now ready to ship ore, make it  the Mining Centre of the Boundary.  LET G. W. RUMBEROER"'"  TELL YOU THE REST.  Don't Leave the city until you see him.  o������  -e���.  -o  ��~���  W.F.Anderson,  Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  EJ.Coyi.e,  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  .. Established 1867.  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,000,000.  [Six Million Dollars.]  RKST $1,000,000  President Hon. Gko. A. Cox.  General"Manager 1$. E. Walker.  Ass't; Gen'l   Manager.J.H. Pi.ummkk.  This bank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.  Accounts of Coporations, Merchants  and Individuals received on favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial 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,  Manager  ������f-M-'f+-f-��'+-M-++-H-++'M-+4--��-<r'H''��-  We Have It  You Want It  What? Why, the finest line of Office Stationery ever seen in the  Boundary. Come in  cast your optics on it.  PIONEER PUB. CO.,  Phoknix, B, C.  a  iJ-  ���H���V"I  I    ' F    H |- mssmsememf&^ssmfimfmrm  mmiiVi*wmiwmw i..iwmw.nwr<iMMHft.Niiffwiiiii'iiwi"WHifflirrrwn-irrTmTmn-ririTTrrTrrffimn~i'rrMfr  m- v  i  .3  ii'i;  I  I*  fa   i  II  f  ���THE- PHOENIX- PIONEER.  ,just k eckivi:n a stock  OK liA'J'KST 'PKSHiNS IN  :;':;:^:SNOW.^QES'  Also  a  oompiete  line of Stationery,  Blank BM>k��; Cigars and Tobacco.  Dominion Avk.     PHOENIX, B.C.  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  IS you want an accident policy see  Crawford. <  Miners' checks cashed at par at the  Imperial Hotel.  W. T. Kaake has sold out his hotel  fit Deadwood camp.  Stetson1 hats! Stetson hats! McBean  will have a fine stock of these in a few  dajs  Today being St. Patrick's day, numerous citizens are wearing bits of  green. '  '1 here is no more popular place in  the city, for eating than the Butte Dining Rooms.  7etU* contains notice of the incorporation of the Phoenix General Hospital  by Jay P. Graves, Stanley A. Enston  and W. K. Williams.  ��� ,'1'he tcin|H)rary tent of CannifT, Hose  & Deacon, on Dominion avenue,, had  a narrow escape last Thursday, when  the steep bank in the rear" caved in  and .missed the establishment by a few  inches. '       ���      ''���  'The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co.  now.has a quarter of a million feet of  building lumber in the new yards ac  Phoenix. The yard of the McRae  mill is also piling up a large quantity '  of lumber.  There is little change in the small-  l>o.\ situation. No new cases have appeared at Grand Forks, and the authorities have it well iu hand. One new  case' is reported at Rossland and one  at Nelson.  S. K. Green, a Trail creek pioneer,  and who is interested in Summit camp  properties, visited Phoenix for the first  time this week. He hails from Spokane, and was of course pleased with  the outlook in the Boundary's greatest  camp. v  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate ot Improvements.  NOTICE,:  Chancellor Mineral Claim situate in the KettkJ  river ntliiiny division of Vale district.  AVlicre Located:���Greenwood camp.  Take notice that I, James Moraii, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B65?.f, for myself and an nj;cnt for  John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate No.  19557A, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  ��� Aud further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the insurance  of such Certificate of Improvements,  Dated this 15th day of March, 1900.  J.\MI3 MORAX.  ��7  ens  COMPANY, Ltd.  PlaOOS.  I have secured the agency  for  several Eastern   Pianos,   shipped  direct)  trom factory at factory prices.  L. C. Crawford,  .   .        Old Ironsides TowMte Office,  IN EACH OF WHICH IS CARRIED  A COM-  .......PLETE STOCK OF.......  WHITE HOUSE  <^_CLOTHING STORE  S����$K  Cnrrli's 11 Full IJne of  Vauglian it Mclnncs are fitting up  a cold storage room in the rear of their  establishment.  The owners of the new B. C. hotel  hope to have a part of the building open  lor business next week,, ., ���'���.' ,,  Clark &: Binns are finishing up the  basement of their furniture waichousc  on Old Ironsides avenue.  George R. Wynkoop, of the ,Wyn-  Jcoop-Stephens Trading Co., was in  Rossland early in the week.  Alex McDonald has bought out his  partner's interest in the blacksmith shop on Dominion avenue.  Soft weather this week has made a  big hole in the beautiful in Phoeniji,  .but. we still have a goodly quantity.  Walter J,. Orde, of Rossland, one of  Xhc managing directors of the Golden  ���Crown, visited the property last Wednesday.  Joseph Ward has started his sawmill,  close to Summit City, and is ' turning  out all kinds of rough ��� and surfaced  lumber.  The large storeroom 30x60 feet, on  the ground floor pf the Miners' Union  hall is now finished, and ready for occupancy.  The Norden hotel has been much  improved on the lower floor recently,  and now presents a most attractive appearance.  W, J. Cramer, the tonsorial artist,  has received two fine porcelain bath  tubs, which he is now- having placed  in position.    ,    -;   -,(  Secretary Jack Riordan, of the Phoenix Miners' Union; visited Summit  camp early this week, where he reports  no little activity. - >,  ���L. C. Crawford is now Id&il agent  for the Mutual Life Insurance Co., of  New'York, the'greatest concern of its  kind in the world.      ',  .The 'phone which was recently taken  out of the, Winnipeg mine, has been  replaced, and another placed in the  hotel at Karcibrd J unction.  The Pioneer Job Office has lately  been augmented by new type faces and  a choice line of. stationery. Drop, ih  and inspect.   Nothing but the best.V*  The townsite owners of Summit City  have donated a 30x120 foot lot to'the1  Miners' union. A branch will' jVolr  ably be started in that camp in 'Jline. "\,  The Phoenix Bakery,; C. WA-Greej}  proprietor, is making light, sweet and  wholesome bread, French,- rye or gra-  ,ham.    Leave your orders at the shop.  I-awrence & Watson started up their  Phoenix I aundry, begining" business  in the Miller block, Monday and al-  leady have an excellent traue.  A building is being erected in Summit City,to house the Summit  Miner,  ihe new weekly' soon ,to be launched  ithere by R. M. Nisbet, late of the Co-  Jiimbia Review.  The  Rumors that have been current this  week that'the dam of the Granby  smelter at Grand Forks l)ad gone out,  are utterly Without, foundation, according to word received direct, from the  smelter office by the Pioneer yesterday.  The high water may. be of some annoyance, but there is no danger of the  dam,going out.  Blacksmith Shop for Sale.  . A complete blacksmith shop, with a Rood  paylujr business, for Hale. Particulars (riven,  apply by mail, Columbia telephone or In person  to the ['iioknix rio.VHKx, phoenix, II. C  Gents' Furnishings and  Custom Made Clothing.  As tin1 t.cni.011 Is nearly over, will spII Mm  Celebrated Hudson Bay Blankets  ���   AT VERY LOW KK1UKKS.     '..'<���  M. W. CRANE, Proprietor/������  Dominion Avenue,  PaocnU, B. C.  Two 3ig JStoreA  Groceries, Hardware, Tinware,   Clothing, Boots  and  Shoes,  and General Supplies  Pioneer Stores of Phoenix Camp.  Old Ironsides Ave. and Dominion Ave., PHOENIX, B.  ���i */ySK YOUR GROCtR fjOR.  iMMYFLIIUR  PHOENIX LAUNDRY.      *���*  r  LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.   .  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  Baseme.vt Miller Blk., Dominion A v.  ��� ������������������ ���������������"���-���������������*��������������������������� -f��� ���������������.���^it-M-M-*^t^M'-��-ff-f-f-M"f-K ���  ������  ��� ���t-  ������f  GOOD CALLED FOR  AND DCLIVERCD.  HATS  m  Latest   Styles   and   Colors,  Spring and Summer Hats.  Boots and Shoes  Large assortment of ^liners' Shoes and Hip Gum p  Boots, Men's Fine Shoes, Boys' and Childrens' Shoes, &  Ladies Fine Shoes, at the Leading Furnishers ff  It  ���������  ���������-  ������f  ������f  :f  ��� ���f  ������f  ��� ���  H. E. Mitchell,  Fine Custom Tailor.  Has opened up a Choice Line of Imported and Domestic  Goods, which he will make up in the Latest  Style and warranted to fit.  Adjoining Black's Hotel, Dominion Ave.  <== : : Phoenix, B. C.  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel  Dominion Aye!  Phoenix, B. C.  FOLEY BROS.  druggists  of  Phoenfc  . have  adopted new hours for keeping o|ien  Sundays, viz., 9toua.n1. and 6:30  to 7:30 p. m. Those interested will  please take notice.  Last week's issue of the JB. C. Ga-  The Yaie-Coltimfeia Lumber Co*  LIMITED.   ���.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Roagh and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:,,   .  Phoenix mil! and yard.  Eholt No. 1 "     "  Eholt No. 2   "     "  Deadwood "      "  Rock Creek    "   . "  Long Lake    "      "  \Ve are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  Tlie Alhambra  Hotel and Theatre.  Nakusp.,. * mill and yard  Robson    "     "      "  Rossland    "     "  Ymir.. .';   "     "       "  Greenwood���Gen'l office���mill and  yards.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars'always in Stock  Comfortable aud well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class, Dining Boom aiid Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH,Prop.  BUILDING  AND PRICES Struck by a Cyclone.  * # * * ��� Clias. A. McCltmg & Co.  FEED, GRAIN, HAY, ROLLED  OATS, ETC.  A. Branson & Co.  Proprietors.  Wm. Kintz, Delphos Lawrence  Gen'l Manager. Amusement Mgr.  Open Day and Night.  Accommodations for All.  NEXT WEEK.  Warehouse Standard Ave.  Phoenix, B. C. I  The Norden Hotel  HA  J. E. AHLMSTROM, Manager.  Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE, - PHOENIX,  I   4.  B. C.  Entire Ghari^c of Bill  With" a Big Cast���10 New People.  , llev Wardrobes,  freat 5c* Effects. Itar Faces.  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop*  < Baths 50c, 3- for $1.00  Under Columbia Hotel,  Phoenix, B. C   R. L. MILES, Prop.  OOGO33COOOOO0OQOOQOOOOOOOO  When you want a. meal  that will remind you  of your old home,  ��� away back east,  don't forget the  We have much pleasure in announcing that  Mr./.Micheal'-McBeaii kas bought out our  business. And we ask you to give him the  generous support you have shown us in the  past.  OPPOSITE BUTTE HOTEL, PHOENIX, B. C  PHOENIX  %-  0 :A  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  4+**�� +������++������������  The Coming Rossland of  the Boundary Country,  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plaut.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines  Railroad now being completed passes through the town  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers.    Plenty of pure water  from lake on'the property.'. -  fc"  i  1  r .,  If J$  1      t-  Dominion Aye.,  Phoenix,'B.' C.  Meals Served at All  Hours  H. HAWTHORNE  Proprietor.  oocwoooooooooo^ooceooooo  For Prices .and Terms, apply to  m 1 ififiif.  a lofofiiBia. B. 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