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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 31, 1906

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 1  1  Boundary Mines Pioduced $* 7,500,000 in  value within six years.  ii -o  J. "':.  '1.1  - ���      u?R3' if:  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  U  Phoenix is the CJentre  and Leading Mining,  Camp  of Boundary.i~  C'^  *'>  ���: ���<>.  Vol. VII.  , ,   .;;-ltJ;y^i..A.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA. SATURDAY. MARCH 31,    1906.  No.   20.  Stare  New  ring  IMPROVEMENTS  BY GRANBY  this time, even though the price of  copper: should take a considerable  drop; which by the, way, there does not  seem to be" much chance of its doing  for a number of months to come.  New Machinery Continues to  Arrive.       r  Clothing  .. In the stock of clothing which we  have placed;-on our tables this week,  America has contributed her very best  productions in; style, fit, quality, patterns  and workmanship, at prices which will  stand the stress and   strain of modern  competition.  ���*- f, -  Men's Suits.  Men's all wool Uwed  suits checks and  stripes . -    :,   $15.00  Men!s' ' ��� navy :   and  black' serge    suits    all  ��:��><>!, ...1      $18.00  Men's all wool tweed  Tsuits- double:;breasted.  '���'cbatS..':    -       $2000  t ^ s~.        ���'���     ��� ,     ' *'  H "." -,-",   ������ ���   "'��� ������''���<' ��� ���/.  _*fcn's fancy- /worsted  ;suit^quief-patterns new  jcuts.,    -      $22.00  Special Values in  Boys' Clothing.  Oar Spring Hats  have     Arrived.  See T.hem.  Latest  is  Automatic  Feeder;  Ore Bin  Fire Depirtnent.Reorfaalzed.  DEAL BY THE  B.C. COPPER  Boundary Mining Notes  the  was  THE    BIG    tSTOFlE,  WALL.  5,000 Rolls of the Season's  Newest Creations, from 20  cents to $1.00 per roll. This  is the biggest stock of New  Wall Paper in the Boun-  v    v dary.  CALL AND GET SAMPLE BOOK  See the  New   Things   in   our   Hardware  Department.  GRANITE CHOPPING DISHES  MARION HARLAND COFFEE POTS  New goods arriving right along.   We do  not think we are  going beyond facts when  we say that our stock is second  to none in  this section.  JlomttQpmgpsoji;  3<^>  Forward, and yet again forward,  seems to, be the watchword of the  Granby Consolidated, under the energetic superintendency of A. .B. W.  Hodges. It is a poor week or a poor  inonth when some extension or considerable machinery addition is not  planned; and to plan it means to put  it into effect. It is a year or two since  it was thought by many, not in the  counsels of the company, that the company was so well fixed with plant and  machinery that further additions would  not be likely to be considered for some  time to come���with the- exception of  the continual smelter enlargement.  But it lias not worked, out that way,  as the Pioneer man remarked this  week in a chat with Mr. Jiodges while  he was in Phoenix.' ' The business-like  superintendent of the Granby Consolidated is continually planning, not only  how he can turn out more and more  blister copper, each month, but how he  can turrfjt out for.a little less .money  than for the preceding -.-..month.  This is shown by the reported. announcement of Manager Grayes in  Boston, printed recently in the Pioneer,  [that the company is now producing its  pure copper, including all expenses of  mining, smelting and marketing, at  about 8 cents per pound. Few.-companies in the United Jjjtates, cai>i-.show  such'a recorH, even though they .(have  richer ore, as most of them have.  After getting his big battery of eight  furnaces in commission at the.smelting  works, with his own patented self-  charging apparatus, Mr. Hodges set  about arranging for enlarging some of  the six smaller furnaces, and is gradually accomplishing that- result, so  that in a few months he will probably  be'smelting more than 3,000 tons of  ore daily, against about 2,600 to 2,700  tons daily, as tit present! Then with  the eight furnaces it kept the converter plant so busy that it was not easy  to handle all the molten matte. This  meant the addition of another converter stand, which will ,-be ..an accomplished/act before long. And thus  the improvements continue at the  smelter.  At the Compaay . Mines.  "No less activity, also, is shown at  the company's mines in thisreamp, the  tendency "always being towards a larger  output and at a less cost per_ ton, with  development work kept well in advance,  .t the same time, every precaution is  taken to prevent a possible stoppage of  operations by unforseen break   downs.  For instance, when last. December  the huge No. 1 ore crusher, located on  the C.P.R. tracks, was burned downj  it threw the great bulk of the tonnage  to the No. 3 terminal, where the ore  goes out over the Great Northern. As  some one said al that time, "The Lord  was good to j itn Hill," but Mr. Hodges  immediately realized that if the powerful  electric motor opeiating in the No. 3  tunnel, should happen to break down,  it would seriously curtail operations at  both mines and smelter. So, immediately a duplicate of that electric  locomotive was ordered from the Westinghouse Mfg. Co., which only arrived  this week. Now, there is little danger of a serious stoppage of operations in the No. 3 tunnel.  But other openings and terminals  are being provided for sending out ore  beside the No. 3. The n^w crusher  which has recently been installed and  is now starting operations, is located  on the C.P.R. tracks, and will greatly  relieve the pressure on the No. 3 terminal machinery. Besides that, some  time in April the Gold Drop ,wjll begin outputting over the C.P.R from a  new opening, and if this ore pioves to  be what is expected, of which there  is little doubt, fall is likely to see another giant ore crusher at the Gold  Diop ore bins.  An improvement which is about to  be installed is an automatic ore bin  feeder, for the No. 3 terminal. This  is something new in British Columbia  mining and will be operated by elec  tricity, and is more economical than  air or steam. The machine is planned  to lift the ore. in buckets on an  endless chain from the crusher  to the railway ore bins, and will be a  great improvement over the present  system ol raising the ore in two large  skips. This will be installed as soon  as the new crusher and Gold Drop  terminal are in good running oider.  It required a whole carload of this  machineiy, which came from. Cleveland, Ohio.  Thus it can be readily noted that  the Granby Consolidated is steadily  reaching out and enlarging, improving  and getting costs down to where they  should be���where  the  company   can  I maintain the payment of fair profits to  the shareholders, who have waited for  A well attended meeting of  Phoenix volunteer fire brigade  held Tuesday evening at the city hall,  when the department was reorganized  and new officers elected as follows :  l'rejident, G. \V. Rumberger; vice-  president, Danny Dearie; secretary-  treasurer, O. N. Galer. It was decided to "consolidate the two hose companies and have.two captains, Isaac  Crawford and Cv N, Galer being  chosen for those positions.  The racing ream also met afterwards  and organized, appointing 1-.. A. Mun-  roe,' W. X. McDonald and Harry  Jackson as a committee to see a.out  securing racing-3uits, etc., the members of the city council having signified  their willingness that the city should  assist financially. H. A. Munroe was  chosen captain of" the racing team,  Roy Thompson secretary and O. N.  Galer manager. Mr. Galer says that  the prospects of having the fastest  team yet sent out from Phoenix are of  the best.  Now Investigating Oro Denoro  Mine.  Tests Going on With Diamond  Drill.  Card ol Thanks.  At the regular meeting of Phoenix  Miners' Union No 8, Saturday, March  24th, 1906, it was unanimously agreed  to extend the thanks of the union to  the ladies who so ably, and generously  assisted with' the'supper and eutertain-  ment, given in honor of the delegates  to convention of District Association  No. 6. ���  SHOT TWICE  IN MIDWAY  Druggist Mistaken For  Manager.  Bank  Two  Bullets Fired  - Him.  Through  Tuesday evening a dastardly outrage  was committed   at   Midway,   when   a  holdup was attempted' oh ' H. E.   El-  dridge, a druggist of that town, he   receiving two shots and being now in the  hospit.il asva result.     The tracas happened   about   ten    thirty,   when   Mr.  Eldridge   happened   to   be   near   the  Eastern   Townships    Bank,   which   is  close to   his   own   store.    A   masked  man confronted   him, and   holding  a  formidable   looking   gun   in   his   face  told him to hold up   his   hands.    Eldridge replied, "Not much," and with  that the thug fired, the bullet  from  a  44 calibre revolver going through   the  victim's hip.    Once again the assassin  fired and that   lime   the   bullet   went  through    Eldridge's    shoulder.    The  first bullet,   after   plowing   its  bloody  way through     the      druggist's      hip,  aiso'went through   the .bank   window  and   then   through   a   partition,   near  which E. C. Moe, the acting manager,  was sifting.  The shots attracted a large crowd  at once.butthe would-be murderer had  made off, and was soon doubtless safe  in the United States, which is about  three minutes run from where the  shooting took place. Many reports  have been sent out about the excitement at Midway, etc., but the Pioneer  learned yesterday from that place that  these reports were greatly exaggerated.  But one motive is suggested for  the shooting of Mr. Eldridge, and  that is he resembles Mr. Moe, of the  bank, the latter having had some experience with would-be robbers some  months ago, in which Mr. Moe was  the shooter. It was thought at the  lime he had wounded one of the  thieves. Mr. Eldridge is in a bad  way at the hospital, ' but will recover.  The two policemen at Midway are  doing what they can to find the thug  or thugs, although the chance is small.  What will evidently be one of the  important mining deals of ihe season  in ihe Boundary is now being undertaken in Summit camp, by which the  Br.tish Columbia Copper Co., if all  goes well, is expected to take over the  Oro Denoro mine. For several weeks  the matter has been under consider-  aiion by the officials of the two companies, including president F. I..  Uiide: wood, Manager J. E. McAllister  and Consulting Engineer Frederic  KsfTcT and F. W. Thomas, on behalf  of the B. C. Copper Co., and President J. S. C. Fraser, and Managing  Direcior Smith Curtis, of the I. enoro  Mines, Ltd. Most or all of these  officials have visited the Oro Denoro  mine in the course of the last ten days,  and a week ago all the men at the  property were laid off by Supt. Graham,  and a diamond drill sinned operations  for ihe B. C. Copper Co , ore shipments to the dianby smelter having  been discontinued for the present..  Officials connected wiih the companies interested decline to tmke statements or give any > pariicuiai. ��>f ' linden!, hut it is geneially believed lhai  an option has been given to the B. C.  Copper Co. by tlie Denoro Mines,  Ltd., and in the meantime lesing by  diamond drill is going no there.flrsi in  the lower ore quarry and later in the  lower tunnel, etc.  The Oro Denoro mine adjoins the  Emma mine and has spurs from both  the C. P. R. and Great Northern  railways. The 1 . C. Copper Co. has  been operating the Emma mine with  considerable profit for several years,  and as if is known the company is  looking for more cood properties, now  that the smelter enlargement has been  actually started, it is not surprising  that they should take over the Oro  Denoro, if satisfied with their investigations. The Oro Denoro has a small  compressor plant, which also serves  the Emma mine with power.  The Oro Denoro is known to have  a large body of ore, which was cut by  the grading gangs of both railway companies when the lines were built into  Phoenix. In the past the mine has  shipped about 40,000 tons of ore, of  which some 6,300 tons have been sent  out thisyear,the Granby smelter taking  all or nearly all of the output. Smith  Curtis, of Rossland, has been at the  head and front of the Oro Denoro ever  since .work was started on the property,  and has never lost faith in the   mine.  It is. expected that early in April  everything will be in readiness foi the  Granby mines to ship from .the Gold  Drop mine through the new terminal  on the C.I-R. tracks at the Snowshoe.  The Gem and Emma fraction  claims, in Summit, camp, have been  taken by the Hall Mining & Smelting  Co., of Nelson, which owns one-quarter interest in the Emma, theother  three-quarters interest being owned by  the B. C. Copper Co.  Several electric motors,' including  two of 100 h.p. each, have arrived at  the Dominion smelter at Boundary  Falls, for the new electrical equipment  of that smelter Other electrical-machinery ordered last fall, however, with  delivery guaranteed in 60..days, has  not yet put in its appearance.  FIVE OF'EM  NOW IN USE  Diamond Drills In  Mines.  The  Phoenix   Cl.k.  The current issue of the B.C. Gazette contains notice of the incorporation of the Phoenix Club, a social organization about to be started here in  connection with the Royal Billiard  Parlors and Bowling Alleys. The  names of the first board of direcrors or  trustees are RobeJt H. Karaiofsky,  Alexander McDonald, Alvin Taylor,  W. Connell and John Mulligan. Mr.  Karatofsky stales that he expects to  have the club in working order  some time next   week.  by  JOY REIGNS  AT MIDWAY  Dominion  Copper  Starting.  Boundary  Co.   Just  Because  Midway & Vernon  R. R. Is a Go.  Legally  Entitled  sidy.  to  the Sub-  DISCUSSED THAT  $1,000 ACCOUNT  Paul Johnson ia Alaska.  Word comes from Had ley, Prince of  Wales Island, Alaska, that Paul Johnson, who had charge of the building of  the smelter tor the B. C. Copper Co.,  at Greenwood, and of its operation tor1  several years, has been doing excellent  work with the smelting works which  he erected for the Alaska Smelting and  Refining Co. at Hadley. In a little  over two months, during which the  smelter has been operating, some 23,-  000 tons of ore have been smeltpd,  which produced 1,300 tons of matte,  worth $225,000. The smelter started  without any hitches, according to report, and runs like clockwork.  F. L. Underwood, president of the  British Columbia Copper Co., who  spent three days in Greenwood last  week from New York, left Saturday  over the Great Northern for the east.  John A. Morrin, and wile, who have  been off on a vacation to Mr. Morrin's  old home in Quebec for the last two  or three months, returned last Saturday looking much improved in health.  City Council Again Laid Over  Health Bifl.  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council ihere were present his worship,  Mayor Rumberger, and Aldermen  Oxley, Kane and Brown.: Among the  matters considered was that of the account of $1,000 from Drs. Gordon and  Boucher, for acting as healih officers  of the city during the typhoid epidemic, from December 15th to February 2 1 st. The account had previously  been sent back to be itemized, and  both doctors were present to make any  explanations desired. The account as  now rendered shows just what was  done for nearly every day of the lime  included in the bill, with an explanation that it was considered reasonable  for expert professional service of the  nature referred to,and other physicians  epidemic accounts were quoted in support of the contention. The matter  was discussed pro and con for some  time by the aldermen, and was finally-  laid over.  The report of the fire department  committee, which consists of the board  of works, was received and adopted.  The report recommends the following  changes in the location of fire hydrants : Move hydrant from Morrin,  Thompson & Co.'s corner across  Phoenix street; move hydrant in the  hollow on Brooklyn avenue lo the top  of the hill, near the residence of W. J.  Porter; place new hydrant at the corner of Knob Hill avenue and Church  street; place new hydrant corner oi  Victoria avenue and First street.  The council also decided to purchase 250 feet of light hose for the fire  department, subject to the firemen's  orders, for racing and other purposes,  and 10 denote $25 towards the gymnasium of tlie fire depaitment in the  upper part of the city hall.  Lost���Fur Bos.  On the evening of the dance given  at the Miners' Union hall, Thursday,  March 22d, a fur boa was found in the  building. The owner can secure same  by proving property to the secretary ol'  the union and paying for this notice..  The Midway & Vernon railway, between the. points named, a distance of  150 miles, will, according to officers of  the company, be pushed forward now  with all expedition. This is in consequence of a decision arrived at by-  Chief Justice Hunter, last Tuesday at  Victoria, that the railway construction  on the line technically began within  the time specified for it to begin,  namely, on or before January 1, 1904.  Work was stopped on the road last  December after 10 miles had been  graded by the Okanagan Construction  Co. because the minister of finance of  the province.had said to the manager  of the Bank of Montreal, in Montreal,  that the province would not pay the  subsidy of' $5000 a mile unless the  company proved a right to it in court.  The decision of the chief justice of  the supreme court means that the company is entitled to the subsidy. During the taking of evidence the assertion  was repeatedly made that the C. P. R.  had tried to harass the company. Secretary 'McDowall, of the Midway &  Vernon, said in evidence that at the  time work was stopped by the finance  minister's remark hurting the credit,  that millions were available and the  company had in view an immense  scheme of railway construction far beyond this line and amounting to greater  mileage than the proposed Grand  Trunk Pacific.  It has evidently become an accepted  theory that low grade ore bodies can  be tested best by means of the diamond drill, and within the last year  or..two this theory has been exemplified more than ever in the Boundary.  The difference between tunneling or  sinking shafts at from $10 to $20 per  foot, and diamond drilling at $3 to $5  per foot, is not small in the development of any property. Therefore, the  system of diamond drilling is growing  in popularity.  In the Boundary today there are no  less than five of these diamond drills  at work, and those who do this kind of  work by contract state that from the  demand several more drills could be  used.  First and foremost among the mining companies doing diamond drilling  is the Granby Consolidated, where the  work is being done by contract by  Boyles Brothers, of Spokane. Since  September, 1904, the firm has had  drills running steadily in different  parts of the Granby mines, and for  some months past two drills have been  running on double shifts. Since starting, there have been 14,045 feet done  in these mines, and with 2,875 feet  drilled previously a total of 16,920 feet  were drilled���more than three miles.  These figures are up to March 1st.  At the British Columbia Copper  Co.'s Mother Lode mine the company  has been operating a diamond drill  since April, 1905, and has drilled  3,293 feet all told. In each of the  above cases, while no official statement  is made, it is known that the best of  results nave been obtained in locating  important ore bodies and ahoots.  The*=Mother-Lode  diamond   drift--  was recently  transferred to the Emma :  mine in Summit camp, also controlled  by the same company,  where the engineers had laid out an extensive program of work of this   kind.      Shortly,  however, the drill was sent back to the  Mother   Lode   mine,  and   a   contract  entered into with Knight &   Stone, of  the Spokane Diamond  Drill Contract-  itg Co.    Last   week   this  concern set  up   their first.drill at the Oro Denoro,  where some testing   of   this   nature is  now being done for the B. C. Copper  Co.  Knight & Stone also recently finished a contract for doing something over  800 feet of diamond drilling at the  Betts and Hesperus.  In addition to the above the Do- ,  minion Copper Co. has decided to do  some drilling in the lower levels of the  Brooklyn mine in this camp, the mine  having been equipped for some time  with an approved drilling machine.  Some parts which were needed arrived  yesterday, and the machine will soon  be at work. This will make five diamond dills now in use in the Boundary.    Lateit Pricei ia Metala.  N_w York���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  25    (.$18.50; lake, $18.50�� $18.75  Bar .ilver.64%  Lea.1. $6.35 to $5.45.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Tlie following table gives "le ore shipments  of Boundary  mines   lor  1900,  Tor 1901. lur ,  190a. for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, aud 1905, as reported to the P tioeuix Pioueer-  Mine. Camp.        1900       1901  Grauby Minx Phoenix   64.553   J3>.7"  Snowshoe Phoenix        297       : 731  B. C Copper Co.  Mother Lode ...Deadwood     5.340     99,034  Botinte Belle..  Deadwood   Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stei_wudr..Phc_nix      Rawhide Phoenix   Sunset Deadwood     S03  Mountain Rose Summit      Athelstau-Jackpot-Weilngtu.     1,300 550  Morrisou Deadwood      B.C. Mine Summit    19,494     47.405  R. Bell Summit      Rmma Summit     650  Oro Denoro Summit      s? Senator Summit      6 Brey Fogle Summit      A No. 37 Summit      T Reliance Summit      7 Sulphur Kiug .  Summit      Y Winnipeg Wellington     1,076       i.ojo  ��� Golden Crown Wellington      3,350        ��� King Solomon W. Copper      $ Big Copper W. Copper      No. 7 Mine Central      City of Paria White's      Jewel  Long Lake 160  Carml We��t Fork      Providence Providence      '  Klkhorn  Providence      ' Strathmoie Providence   1 Prince Henry Skylark      . Skylark Skylark      , Last Chance Skylark      K. P. U. Mine Skylark      Bay Skylark      Mavis Skylark      Dou Pedro Skylark   1 Creaceut Skylark      Helen   Greenwood      Ultby Boundary Kails      Kepubiic Houndary Kails      Miscellaneous       i.ii0  1903  309.858  3O,900  1903  393.7"��  71,213  IOO4  549.703  I905 IO06  Past  Week  16.366  141,336    138,079    174.298    174.567    37.����     4.3���� ���  ��75  2,^00  7.455  15.731  5,646  3.339  19,365  3-1.350  3,��70  3.350  1,759  4.5��  55-73'  35.10S  3.0S6  4.747  ISO  14,811  560  8.530  37.9CO  16,400  3.450  332  364  33  32,937  15.537  363  9,485  3.007  1.833  13  785  635  J. 435  150  483  -      3 060  800  30  9<)3  400  167  73b  335  5��  50  300  Total, tons     96,600  Smelter treatment���  OranbyCo     62,3��7  ��. C. Copper Co   Dominion  Coppel Co    3-450  390,800  230,828  117,011  335  50H.S76  3H.340  14^,600  500  690,419  401,921  10J.913  i3'.57o  77o  ISO  535  669  '55  73  30  40  9��  80  750 soo       839,808  933,54!   31.1,105    'i 675  037.9S'  210,830  310,484  30,930  ��3��  H.i.059  47,4*9  5'.573  Total reduced...  <>2,iif    J4��,4i9    4��".94"    097.404    837.6*6   982,877   326,716  l-'V.  -     y ' rv..  ���������$ .!fc.i.i.---;lv  .nm\  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  '-^: .Hi-^n-:.;  '.���'���'; ���v.l.'fi'.HiJ.'.li  �� ,'.;i.w"  .���-.���.-���������IIP  :tm-  .'_.*._  mm  .���:iT-)l:,-.if  I.;;. - |fe  mMmm  :;"; ; -:^['^;"." ~,i;,'  _s:  ill.  .*���_��._��� -r_>��- *  _��_������_)'  l^'^V^ig^p  &.&.��� .mas.  1;*. VA. :fj feffif  I'.-v;.-'!  .*���.---,.,��� lK}Mr<r��  Wmm-  a. '4-4 ���  l��-..;::Slpll-   :..v'.:.; wim  IpiSfllil  pg||lf  jltlil  l'ftSA.i.?)iM!gii:  fe'- '���1[|__si":i  -'.ill.;  .......       ....  urn  ^_f��i  .'������:������ -ipsa,  .'...- ��7"_'f .?���  _V  Invest  Your  Money  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  In Granby, Dominion, Oro Denoro, Sky=  lark,   Sullivan,  International Coal-  In Fact, in any Standard Stock,  So long as Copper sells for 18 to 19 cents and Silver and  Lead are at the top mark, STANDARD STOCKS MUST  AD VANCE.  MINING CLAIMS A SPECIALTY���Have two  groups, either of which, wilh a reasonable amount of development, bid fair to hecome paying mines. Write for  particulars.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW.   Heal  oslat. was never so low, and money will be made in buying business and residential property.    Every   residence  .   in Phoenix is rented.    Business is good.  Buy now, and  get the advance.  J9   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Cormpondenc-. Bank Block, Phcxnis, B. C.  In and Around Phoenix  HK1KK TOPICS   OF   I.OCA1.  AND   GENKRaI.  INTKRKST   TO   PHOENICIANS.  Boyle, the Druggin.i  J. L. Martin will   buy  Leadlni Hotel of Boundary'* Leidlni  Mlnlni Canp  Balmoral  , New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., und Firei Si.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  j. a monaster  ���*��� Proprietor.  uammtamauaamamaamttmaiauaatm  dominion Ifrotel  ��lb 3ron6ibes Hvc,  m  m  m  m  m  m  Thl�� ts the Largest Hotel in the City  and has been Improved and reBtted,  being well adapted for mining and  travelling men. Bathroom. Bar well  stocked with choice goods. Dining  Room imde. personal charge of the  proprietress.  pboenif, 3B.C I  Mrs. P. I.  T_l_phon�� No. 77,  McKELVEY, Prop.  m  m  mmmmmmmmmmfsmmmmmmmmmm  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND   UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOENIX  Ibotel J3rookl��n  Nl-  rSOH   OSLLAR   TO   Moor  ���1ST ���*�����.���   MOM  aouKMirr  OSHJBlTS    OKCAT    HOMTMfNN  ���TATioa  ���attwoeiM  in eOHHieTiea  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor]  pboeniy, B.C.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all repairs.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist.  .Back yard assessments are now due  all over the city.  Hannain's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  There are now eleven patients in the  Phoenix General hospital.  If you want to know about the  clean-up dance, April 4th; see James.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at Ins office,  Bank block. April 101I1 to  14th.  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jew.-ler  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel  Brooklyn  Brushes for the Hair���the kind  that wear and wear some more  Thomas  Drug Co.  The old favorites, Lewis and James,  on April 4th at the Clean-up dance  and social.    Something new.  A new stock of go carts and carriages  expected in next week at Binns Furniture Store, Ironsides Ave.  See our window display of brushes  that are a pleasure for you to use, and  us to sell.    Thomas, Drug Co.  Wedding invitations and announce  ments promptly executed in the latent  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  Sunday evening the subject at the  Methodist church will be, "A Young  Man's Glory." Young men are especially invited.  A watch with a good movement  awaits a claimant at the Pioneer office.  It can be had by owner proving property and paying for advertising.  Mullin Brothers are putting on another addition to their Stemwinder  hotel on First street, which they say  will be used as a first-class   restaurant.  Something to eat at the Big Store :  Letiuce, Rhubarb, Spanish Green  Onions, Sweet Potatoes, Pineapples,  Asparagus, Cauliflower, arriving semi-  weekly.  Next Wednesday evening's dance at  Miners' Union hall promises to be a  pleasant occasion, a large number of  tickets having been sold for this hospital benefit.  International  Coal shares. .  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  Just received a large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's.  Royal Household flour, Five Roses  flour to be had at the Big Store only.  Sewing'machines to rent, $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald,   milliner.  Dr. Simmons, demist, will be at bis  office, Hotel Balmoral, from April'  9th to 1-th.  An antiseptic, highly flavored tooth  powder in a handy can, for two bits at  Thomas Drug  Co,        ' .     _  .  For good values in rugs, carpets  linoleums and, mattings, try ������Binn  Furniture Store, Ironsides Ave.  Active work on ihe new hotel to be  erected by Oxley it Hartman, was  started this week by tlie contractor,  H. A Wright. .      -  The carpenter work on ihe interior  of the new Miners' Union opera.house  isrnow about finished, lacking .but a  few odds and ends for which the lumber has not yet come. '���"*",  Bert Chapman and"'Bert Biiekner  were taken to Nelson Wednesday by  Chief of Police Flood, to serve 30  days for stealing money from the  kitchen it the Hotel Brooklyn.  Now that the Oro .Denoro mine  has ceased shipping operations, for a  time, the Great Northern Phoenix-  passenger train which bandied this ore  is not delayed at'the Denoro siding.  Marks it Munroe will open [heir  dancing class at Miners' Union ball  room Monday evening :next at 7 p.m.  Classes will be held on .Mondays and  Fridays thereafter uniil further notice.  An informal hop will be given after  the classes. .   ��� ���     .   .  a most satisfactory character. Mi.  l.undie then came in and was apprised  of ��he decision of the congregation.  . -Uterine business part of the meeting the Ladies' Aid presented a short  but interesting musical progiamme and  entertainment, half a dozen numbers  bein* given, including some reminiscences of the organization in the early  days of the camp. The evening closed  with a social time,..during which refreshments were seived by the hoard  of managers, the ladies, for a chaise,  being relieved .entirely of thai duty,  which usually fulls to their lot. During the evening the announcement was  made that the subscription being rinsed to clear off the floating debt of the  church, amounting to $650, had rea-h-  ed the sum of $400, and it was thought  the entire amount would be secured in  two or three weeks. . : .  Found.  On Monday, March 5th, on C.P.R.:  track between station and Granby No.  2 ore bins, silver watch. Owner can  secure same by proving property at the  Pioneer office and paying for this  ,iotice.  Boundary Side Lights  R V  Thinking- of doing any .papering?    !  If so, see our new spring stock of  Wail Papers.  The desfgns for this.year are beauti-;  ful, the cplprings'are-.equally fine.and  the prices -are uniformly low: We  want you to .see trwise goods.  H(bOfos.;l.ili  Dancing Classes at Miners' Union  hall from 7 to 9 p.m., and assembly  from 9 to 12 every Monday and Friday night. Good music and strict  attention to scholars guaranteed.  COMING AND GOING  DANCING SCHOOL  Marks & Munro will start a Dancing  School on April 2nd, at Miners' Union Hall.  Those wishing to -join will please apply to  the above. Harry James will furnish the  music.  Special Terms to Ladies  #  Phoenix, B. C.  I. Mdntominey  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  Gity Scavengers  Prompt  attention   to all  orders.  Telephone B32.  Greenwood  Steam  Specally of jjliort order work.  Send us a  trial  bundle an-1   ring   up  Plione 5D, (. r.enwood.  Wjinon calls in   Phoenix   three  times  weekly.  Greenwood   Steam    Laundry  GREENWOOD, B. C  Another spur is likely to be put in  at the Oro Denoro by the C-.P-R- be-:  low the Great Northern.  The lid is still 'on at'Midway,'arid  it is said that many go.across.the line  to Ferry, where there is no lid to  put on.  Grand Forks electors' will;'Vote on'  the Kettle Valley line-by-law,-- to permit the road to run '.through- -certain  streets of the city, on the 5th of  April. ���...-������ 1 ���  W. H. "Wilson, cashier of the B. C.  Copper Co., was married at-Greenwood on the 17th to Mile. Marie.  M. Beauvard, Rev. J. A. "Bedard officiating at the ceremony.     .  The Presbytery of Kootenay i held a  meeting at Grand Forks yesterday to|  consider the call of Rev.McI-eod.to the  Presbyterian church at Grand Forks  and Rev. Lundie to the Phoenix  church. ���   ��� ���:'..-������'���  Beginning this week Great Northern  passenger trains run to "and froin the  new station in Midway, instead of  Ferry, as heretofore. As fast as the  rails are laid on the Similkameen extension to Princeton, the passenger  service will be extended into that  territory.  It is expected that E., Spraggett,  road superintendent for Grand .Forks  riding, will, as soon as the roads ptr-  mit, start to complete the eight miles  of unfinished wagon road to the Mc-  Kinley mine, the provincial government having recently appropriated  $3750 for the completion of the  road.  annual meeting  'of st. Andrews  Fire Chief. Docksteader went to  Spokane Thursday with Mrs. Docksteader.  Mrs. Danny Deane, who had been  spending a week in Grand Forks, returned Saturday.  W. C. Thomas, smelter superintendent for the Dominion Copper Co.,  went to Spokane this week.  George W. Wooster, treasurer of the  Granby Consolidated, spent Tuesday  in the city from Grand Forks.  O. H. Becker, of Nelson, travelling  freight agent of the C. P. R. for the in  terior, was in camp yesterday.  Rev. Samuel Lundie was in Grand  Forks yesterday, attending the meeting  of the Presbytery of Kootenay.  Hugh Cameron, of Camp McKin-  ney, after spending'nearly two weeks  here, departed for his home Tuesday.  F. W. Thomas, of the B. C. Copper  Co., who recently arrived in Greenwood from New York, is taking a trip  to the coast.  James H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of construction on the V. V., & E.,  was here from Midway yesterday with  Mts. Kennedy.  J.L.Martin went to Spokane this  week, expecting to return today with  his daughter Marjorie, who has been  at school there. i  W. R. Smith, the recently appointed  assistant superintendent of the S. F. &  N., spent a night.in the city this week  on official business.     -  Rev. E. C. W. MacColl, who has  been located in the Crow's Nest country for some months, arrived here this  week to visit his family.  M. M. Johnson, managing director  and consulting engineer of the Dominion Copper Co., is expected to arrive  in the Boundary from Utah early in  April.  Engineer Lancaster, of the Dominion Copper Co., who spent a week at  the smelter at Boundary Falls, on survey matters, returned lo Phoenix  Tuesday.  Mrs. A.B.Hood and Mis. R. D.  Morkill started Tuesday by the Great  Northern for Sherbrooke, Quebec,  Mr. Hood accompanying them as far  as Spokane.  ��� C. Ii. I^ane, chief electrician for the  Granby Consolidated,  came  up  from  Grand   Forks   Wednesday in connection with the installation of the new! the work done by Mr.   Lundie,   since  ore crusher on the C.P.R. tracks. coming here last October, had been of  Receive<_^$J,425.45 Since Last  Report.  Wednesday,evening the annual congregational fneeting of St. Andrews  Presbyterian .church was held, the edifice being well filled with the.-mem er9  and triends of the organization. Treasurer Crawford submitted- ihe annual  financial report of the church,-showing  that from all sources the sum of  $r,425.35 had been received siijc'e the  last annual meeting, and .-$1,337.35  paid out, leaving a balance on hand ��f  $88. The report of the Ladies' Afri  was also read by Mrs. \V��� J. Cramer,  showing that organization to be in'a  flourishing condition, with one whole  cent in the treasury.        ',      p  An election of the board of managers for'the ensuing year {hen: took  place, the- seven chosen beipg A. S.:  Williamson, Isaac Craw/orij, ,K. R.  McKenzie, D. W. McKenzie, A. . L.  McPherson, Alexander McDonald and  J.'S.'Boyce;  The chairman, W. B. Willcox,. then  announced that the matter of call to  Rev. Samuel Lundie; who had been  the minister of the church for the. last  six months, was to be considered, as  Mr. Lundie had received a call fr-.ni a  church near,'Tacoma, Wash. ,'It.was  the unanimous desire of the* congregation, as expressed in the meeting,.that  Mr. Lundie should be given a formal  call to become the settled pastor of the.  church, the remarks made showing tliat  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  <   Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for   Mason  &  Risch   Pianos.  OuY. Travellers,  will call on the  Trade. shortly  witn Samples of  Fall Maple Leaf  c Rubbers.  That  higher  prices wi  1   l>re-  vail later  in the  '- season  is  abso-  lutely    certain.  . Buy now  before  the rise.  The' New" Maple"  Leaf  Samples are made over the latest foot;  form lasts and contain all the points  of. appearance, shape, style, and durability claimed for other makes and,  in addition, are, more durable under  Western' conditions.  Selling Maple llehf Rubbers will increase  you*   prosperity.      Don't   buy  ...,.       .'.--I      :.  till you have seen them.  . SELLING :AGENTS,"i;  T. Leckie CoM Ltd.  Vancouver, B.C.  ar?J?w?l  '���,'jle.trves  ting;and  11 n   appropriate set-  and we can   recoin  Jiii-rid all our   rings   as works  ,o.f;^iit, :is you will readily see  j.ifVytju l<."k them ovi-rjwe have  ','Yh_;m in   :t!l the   In test   styles  anil': combinations    und   ihe  ���\\:ny they sell convinces us that  ��� :.(l��e>;Valiios we are offering are  being   appreciated.  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW; THE GOODS.  'eweler  Under New Management  Hotel  R. V. Chisholm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Chnice;stock-of Irrigating   goods.  ' Phoenix  As made by the present.;brewjfr is admittedly the  Best Beer in ihe Bour.d'aiy.J'.Wiih (lie Best Mali  and the Purest Spring Water ii is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist   on   havbijj  PHOIiNIX   BR.F.R.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale.  Botti.ki> B_K>jt and Portkr.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,  Proi-riktors  Of.ic_.a_d Brkwerv,  Bannkr St.  PHOIiNIX.   B.C.  '���  ��  6  0  ���  0  0  0  ��  The BEST, Cheapest    |  Clothin  and most'satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Hundreds of. satisfied  don't   oelieve   it come  WHO SAYS SO?  customers. If'you  and examine, goods.        , ~ ' V..'--       .-4-    ���  A Fall Line of Underwear, 5.J_i_.��r Shiies, Ties,etc.,  ���"''.".''"���''    lust arrived'.    "All new seasonable-^oods'-iat old   -���".-  ���  '   J- -and"Cheapest prices!      ,^ri    %:���:,,':':;.  THOMAS BROWr^,;;  _  Men's Wear Exclusively.      _ ...  'kno�� ml'if^'K.. i-im>km.\.  �����_r_<_xS��^��o_Ti^ '���������  ���_.  A. S. HOOD,  Notary Public,  Insurance Broker, and  General Agent.  Bank Block, PHOENIX, B.C.  Rent* ��t!- Accounts Coll<-ci��l.  Srccinl attention to Couvcynuc uc  Mr. Hvod intends to K've "�����>  mutter ciitr'u'strd to him proni|.l  and enrcful Btteniioii. urn! v.'icii-  a shnrc of pub'ic favor.  Tel.  A54.  P.O.  Box 3.v  PALACE MEAT MARKET  A.    DOMINION AVK , PHOjiNIX, li.C.      -,  Fresh and  Salt Meats.  rei. No. ia. Fish,   Poultry, and  Oysters.  AIM ALMSTRGM  Dominion Ave..  -L- :    I'hoeriix, B. C.  Stationery and Confectionery Cigars -and Tobaccos  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries.  I'lOKUTY       >V.>    H  J. iVlathe-Sori  3ngurance EUjcnt   ...  ,���V_ ii��,_ vTti  KIltK.       I  AND  ACCIDIE"1  li:  CO.MMIRSIO.NKIt     I-'Olt  i��iu.Ti-:  :i..\ss.  i-AKiNt;  ��� _piioi_rfcix, it.*-  k*  M  _S_IBS  t^^__^_^_a��M  fir^r^rTsnsr  unter Co.,  DOMINION  AVENUE.  s Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  It xOtf Want a nice nobby ami up-to-date suit-you will  find a choice selection iu our line of menXstylisli clothing  lor   spring.   We sell the kind that wear.'wel'l and look well.  MensShifts You will find it hard fo duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with ai-  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bejsoms.'  Men S Hats A larije assortment, just in, of ihose. new  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also a. nice lange of  straw and linen hats. '    .    .-������'      ' -  ���'      *  Men S Shoes Our line of shoes is compile, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shpes  and oxfords outshine them all. ::  Uoy Suits   A new iot of perfect fining 1,01 folks   and   'iri.ee  piece suits, stylish. . .'.i  See our line of Ladies' Wais,s, Indies' Shins,, l.adie^. Gollais,  Ladies  Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwc?r,;Childreii .    "  'WashiDiesses! / .   - '���"         Girls' and Boys' waists."'  The  -.ft  Wm. H^anter Co. 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