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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 26, 1904

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 APR  Villi  xm  ft- *|  it'!  rl  "X ."-Tor- ft   P  O <-/  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 684,000 Tons of  Ore in \ 903,   .*   <g  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests oi the Boundary Mining District. .,  Vol. V,  PHOENIX,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, ^ATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1904.  No. 20,  Tte Big Store  POPULARi STYLES  .forSprinS  ^MenWHigh Class  CLOTHING.  Tlie display in  our windows will   readily  convince you  that we have all ' the Newest and  most Up-to-Date styles in  ,_    SPRING, CLOTHING.  ��'.     f       -J '      I      yf ',   *    "   '    Suits al$is'.bo1-$i8.oo^$2o.oo and $22.00���made by  i',->K'i .,-    " 1 ..    ���  ,'the.be*t clothing manufacturers in Canada, such as the Royal  < "1   '.   (,, ''  Brand "Ready-to-Wear Clothing and the Campbell Mfg. Co.'s  ".      .   ������ - ���    ��� "\  ^���goods..,   ,.,,,.���'.  ''"' "These goods are right r~ .md also our new shipments ol  SPRING^OGDS'in Shirts"; fies, I fats and Shoes.    All are  5 *~rcady for'inspection, and comprise  the newest .and  nobbiest  styles.     .  Boundary Mining Notes  .->���),   rhK  Fresh Fruit and  Vegetables...  Arriving Twice, a Week.  Lettuce 30c oer. lb. Celery 15c per head.  Green Onions 5c per bunch.'   California Cabbage 6c per lb.  ��*.;!;* 1 i 'I'-X 'Sweet^NavelOr��nge��^o.i)er.4<Ken.".-^,vrt^ i*.  Bananas, large, 60c per dozen.   ' Lemons, Apples, etc.  ^MM^SS^t^l^SSf  IN BUYING does not tnd ivith the price  paid, la nine cases out of Un it is better to pay  a little more for an article and set it good      We  ' knm> of instates {likely \ ou do too) where pi ices  Jookedvery attractive, but any rial saving disappeared upon examination and the conclusion was  * reached that after all it is true economy to deal  with the state that dots not misrepresent values  or make big money saving promises. The moral  of this talk is olwious.  1 -    *     ...............  I: ft'feW Specials  -, -*    < In Our Grocerv Department.  - X-^QVELTy RED SALMON, 15cper can.  .'"   '   FL YNN BROS. PINT CA TSUP, 26c per bottle.  ���' HEATONS IMPORTED PICKLES, 35c\ *;���,," y..>  '      5 LB. CANS PURE HONEY, p''.'25 each.  SWEET MIXED PICKLES, 25c per quart.  Si jFuirstpck ���offish; ���  ��� i '��:.$ ? :   >���������?���     For the Lenfeh Season.  'f^^^^#^��M��**' of Crockery and  ^TchitottfaJt stock will comprise every-,  "��� ^'ihittgjoutid itt 'ah-Up 'tXdiiU cMna store, \ Big shipment of  *��&��& hnd Valises to arrive hi ten orfft/en days.    We want  ��� ^aimiicA6fAyourtradeas.we  ,;.'���.>.���>����'"      ;'   ������ '������ '���'���'..���  I,'- '''���.       '������.'���. ...  Ore shipments from the mines of  the Boundary total exceeding 200,006  so'far for 1904.  The East Kootenay Coal & Coke  Co., of Grand Forks, will incorporate  with a capital of $100,000.  . Diamond drilling at the Volcano  mine, on the North Fork, is reported  to have been temporarily suspended  on account of water.  On the Hon Pedro, being operated  by the Chicago British Columbia Mining Co., the contractors now have the  shaft down about 75 feet.  But one of the two steam shovels is  now being used at the Granby mines.  As soon as the snow is gone both  machines will be put in commission  again.  H. H. Shallenberger recently sold  his Alameda claim, Deadwood Camp,  adjoining the Mother Lode, to Minneapolis capitalists,who expect to develop  the property.  Jay P. Graves, general manager of  the Granby Co., left for Montreal last  Saturday. As usual, following such  trips, some interesting information is  likely to be forthcoming.  While water prevents shipping from  the Senator, Summit camp, for the  present, development is being continued, and before long ore will be going  put to the Granby smelter again.  Fraser Bros, have suspended development on the Evening Star in -Wellington camp, on account of too much  water. The new shaft is now down  about 45 feet, and is in excellent copper ore.  The British Columbia Copper Co. is  erecting a good sized building at its  Mother Lode mine, for the use of employees. There will be 100 lockers,  the second story to be utilized as an  assembly room or hall.  ��� The quarterly dividend of one.per  cent, on Granby stock should be declared this month. The company has  been having the most successful run in  its history, and is treating about r,800  to 2,000 of its own ore a day, while it is  handling perhaps 100 tons'a day outside ore". With plenty of fuel on Hand  and with the stacks all running, there  should be no difficulty in paying: the  dividend.-���Spokesman-Review.  Wm. Fowler, who has been spending the past few months among' his  old friends in Scotland, returned -last  week to the Boundary to prosecute  development on the Defiance. Just  before leaving Greenwood last autumn  he completed the purchase of this  property and is planning to equip it  with machinery this spring, and to  speedily make a shipping mine of it.  The grade of ore in the Defiance is  high and the location good.-  J. J. Campbell, of the Hall Mines  smelter, was seen yesterday in regard  to the recent strike on the Emma mine  in the. Boundary. The strike, Mr.  Campbell says, is in a new tunnel recently started near the old workings.  The tunnel was first driven through 30  feet of country rock, and then about 30  feet of magnetite ore was met. The  magnetite ore carries some copper. A  shoot of high grade copper- ore was  next encountered, which is several feet  in width and has been driven on for  30 feet. No assays of the ore have  yet been made, but the 'strike is  thought to be of considerable importance by the management of the mine.  A skip is being rigged up so that the  ore from the new find can be dumped  from the skip into the cars.���Nelson  News.  . Thirteen Feet of Snow.  Winters are long in Phoenix,but the  snoyvfall is not as heavy as in Ross  land," a total of 17 feet of the "costly,"  as the railways put it this year, having  been precipitated there this winter. In  Phoenix the record is said to total a  little over 13 feet, which is slightly in  excess of last year's fall; For the last  three or four weeks it has been snowing the greater part of the time, but  now that the weather has finally  changed for the better, the beautiful  will disappear rapidly, and we may soon  hear of fears of floods from our friends  in' the valleys. But there can be no  fear of floods in Phoenix.  Latest Prices in Metalts.  New Yobk���Copper, electrolytic, $12.-  60�� $12.75; lake, $12.75@ $13.00.  Bar Silver, 57%  Lead, $4.60.  AFFAIRS OST  SNOlSHOE  DIED AT THE HOSPITAL.  Pneu  Some  ProbaBilities  in  That  Connection.  MIGHT SUFJfK TffNORTBPQBT  -_lr  Mitt Great Northern Branch t��  Phtcalz la  Coapleted-ffe Oiflclal^SUteauat Made  At Yet.  With the Snowshoe mine thoroughly developed to a points where 100,-  000 tons of ore, more or less, are  blocked out and ready tb be- broken  down and shipped; with, the mine completely equipped with wtodern machin-  ety, bunk and boarding houses, three  sidetracks and large ore bins; with the  men interested capable, {from a financial standpoint, of carrying out any undertaking they may decide upon; with  the ore containing some of the highest  average values, of anyiow itjrade properties in the Boundary,, that can be  made to yield a fair'profit-���taking all  these facts into V consideration, it is  hardly to be expected'^lat^the .Snow-  shoe mine will be allowed to. remain  idle for any extended length of time.  When the Snowshoe suspended operations on the r6th of last December, it  was given out ,to be until arrangements  for doing their own smelting were completed, shipping to a custom smelter  for a mine of this size and importance,  not being satisfactory to the management, after an extended experience.  Negotiations were then in progress for  the consolidation of the British Columbia Copper Co., owning the Mother  Lode mine and smelter,'and the Snow-  shoe Gold and Copper Mines, Ltd.  Last summer F. W. Thomas, engineer,  and F, L_ UndCTwood/d^dent.of the  B. C. Copper Co., spent several days  examining and sampling the Snowshoe  and Supt. Astley, of the. Snowshoe,  also examined the Mother Lode properties.  It was thought by both sides that  the temporary -agreement would be  confirmed by the shareholders ofthe  two companies, but for some reason  not made puhlic the negotiations were  broken off about a month ago and the  deal declared off.  The Mother Lode people are continuing shipping about 500 tons of ore  daily, and smelting the same, as before,  but the question arises, in. the public  mind as to what the Sndwshoe management proposes to do./ Possibly a  clue may be found in the speech made  to the LeRoi shareholders by A. J.  McMillan, the managing director of  the LeRoi and also of the.Snowshoe.  It will de remenbered that Mr. McMillan refered to a cable that he had  just received from J. J. Hill, of the  Great Northern, to the effect that he  expected to begin work oh thePhoenx  branch as soon as the snow went away.  Mr. McMillan also explained that the  Great Northern, rails at present, were  25 miles away from the Snowshoe  mine. This, of course, is well known  to Boundary peoyle and probably to  Snowshoe shareholders, but is it of  special interest to LeRoi shareholders?  Let us see. It appears that the  LeRoi smelter, with six furnaces, at  Northport, finds it necessary to buy  flux to mix with LeRoi ores, the flux  being barren. This is quite an item  of expense with little or no return.  The Snowshoe ore is said to be ol just  the right character to flux with Ross-  lond ores and it has good copper and  gold values, as well. As Both George  S. Waterlow and A. J. McMillan are  on the LeRoi board, as well as on the  Snowshoe board, it would seem to be  a logical outcome of the situation that  Snowshoe ores should be treated at  the LeRoi's smelter, when the Great  Northern railway reaches Phoenix.  The C. P. R. lines, of course, do not  reach Northport.  Of course, it will be some months  before Mr. Hill's line, is completed to  Phoenix. What will the Snowshoe do  in the meantime, or will it lie idle? It  may be that the new Morrison-Sunset  combination, if it does not secure the  Brooklyn group, will be only too glad  to secure Snowshoe ores on such a  basis that will make it worth while for  ; the Snowshoe to ship again to the  Boundary Falls smelter.  HeroMt Leake  Patted Away  From  moola Last Sunday.  ' Herman Leuke, a miner, who was  admitted to the Phoenix General Hospital but five days previously, suffering  from pneumonia, died in that institution last Sunday. Other complications  developed, and he could not withstand  the ravages of the disease. I^euke  came to Phoenix just a month before  he died, from'Sandon, in ordet to escape the danger from snowslides prevalent there every spring. He had  been employed in this camp before,  and was well known as a frugal man,  having a bank account. He was about  40 years of age, a native of Westphalia, Germany, where he now has a  sister or cousin living.  The funeral was held Tuesday  morning at the Catholic church bf  Our Lady, of Good Counsel, Rev.  Father Bedard officiating. Being a  member of Phoenix Miners' No. 8,  that'organization attended in a body,  and escorted the remains to the Phoenix city cemetery, where the burial  took place.  Leuke had been in the Kootenays  and Boundary for a number of years,  and prospected in many camps. He  is said to have had some promising  claims on Goat creek, ^not far from  Sanca on Kootenay lake.*  NEWSPAPER MEN HONORED.  Chosca Officials of Interior Liberal  Council  : at Rowland.  Two journalists, well known in the  Kootenays, were honored this week by  being chosen president and secretary  of the Interior District Liberal Coun  cil, which held its second annual  gathering at Rossland. The officials  chosen for the ensuing year were as  follows:  Duncan Ross, of Greenwood, the  Liberal candidate for Yale-Cariboo,  president; John A. Turner, Nelson,  vice-president; F. E. Simpson, Cranbrook, secretary-treasurer^, executive  committee, R. D. Kerr, Greenwood;  VV. H. P: ClemenVGrand^Forks; Dr.  Kerr, Rossland; Archibald J. Campbell, Ymir; F. J. Deane, Nelson; E.  A. Haggen, Revelstoke; I). McVan-  nell, Slocan; John Keen, Kaslo; J. F.  Hutchcroft, Cranbrook: Fred. Stork,  Fernie; W. C. Wells, M. P. ^Columbia; W. J'. Snodgrass, Similkameen.  There were 22 delegates present at  the meeting, representing the following places: Keremeos, Kaslo, Cranbrook, Ymir, Greenwood, Creston,  Trail, Nelson and Rossland.  TWO WOULD LIKE TO BE CHIEF.  James McArdle and J. B. Boone File Applications with Council.  At Wednesday evening's council  meeting there were present Mayor  Rumberger and Aldermen Boyle,  Birnie, and Delahay. The mayor reported receiviug a lettter from the provincial secretary, saying that the re-  comendation for two new members of  the board of police commissioners had  been referred to the attorney-general,  who would give it attention at once.  Two applications for the position of  chief of police, from J. B. Boone and  James McArdle, were received and referred to ,the police board.  Instructions were given to the city  clerk to notify the water company that  if the hydrants were not at once cleared of snow and ice, the city would attend to it. The following accounts  were ordered paid: Isaac Crawlord,  school account, $6.35; N. Lemieux,  street work, $16.50; J.Smith, cleaning  jail, $3-   Methodist Church Social.  Wednesday evening a social was  given at Hardy hall by the members  and friends of the Methodist church,  there being over 125 people present.  The feature of the evening was the  brief address by Rtv.Baer, an eloquent  clergyman from Nelson. Mrs. Knott  was accompanist for the musical numbers, and following the short program  refreshments were served by the  Ladies' Aid of the church. The program was as follows, the net proceeds  being donated to the building fund of  the church:  1. Orchestra Selection���Mrs. D.Dean,  Mrs. J.   Miller,   Mrs.   Knott, C.  Pinker, T. Green.  2. Recitation���C W. Greer.  3. Vocal Solo���Rev. T. Green.  4. Address "Six Months in New York"  ���Rev. W. W. Baer.  5. Duet���Mrs. F. Knott and Rev. T.  Green.  6. Recitation���Mrs. J. Gation.  7. Orchestra, selection.       ���  IS BROOKLYN  GROUP IN IT  No  Report  To   The  Effect  Yet.  MOKBISON AND SUNSET COHJHMATWN  Stroor Belief, However, That DaoiilM Capper Compaay Will Retame Work Thla  Spriif or Saasmer.  No definite report has as yet been  received that the Dominion Copper  Co. has joined the Morrison-Sunset  consolidation of interests, some details  of which were given last week. The  new $5,000,000 corporation, called  the Montreal & Boston Consolidated  Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd., takes  in the Morrison and Sunset group of  mines in Deadwood camp and the  Boundary Falls smelter. Besides the  Brooklyn group, owned by the Dominion Copper Co., in this camp, the pro-  motors of ihe new consolidated corporation are' said to be negotiating  with other Boundary mine owners, the  company having $3,300,000 in stock  in the treasury for this purpose and to  enlarge the smelter and add a converter.  Apparently, however, a good deal  depends on the action of the Dominion Copper Co., as the ores of the  Brooklyn and Stemwinder mines are  needed immediately to get the smelter  furnaces in operation once more. The  ores of the Morrison and Sunset group  separately or together, will not furnish  a tonnage of the requisite quality or  quantity. Besides this, the Morrison  has no railway spur as yet.  Those in the Boundary in a position  to know best think that, even if the  Dominion Copper Co. does not go into the combination, the'Brooklyn and  Stemwinder will be operated this spring  orsummer. Should the deal be con  sumniated, James Breen.will doubtless  have entire charge bf the smelting interests of the new corporation.  The Montreal & Boston Consolidated was formed in Ontario, by the  same interests as control the Montreal  & Boston Copper Company. Those  interests include H. H. Melville of  Boston, vice-president of the Great  Northern railway of Canada; J. W.  Allison of New York, president of the  National Leather company; J. N.  Greenshields, of Montreal, president  of the Shawinigan Water and Power  Company; William Mitchell, Montreal_  president of the Pennsylvania Coal  Company of Canada; Thomas Crockett,  Riviere du Loupe, Canada, wholesale  lumber merchant: Col. G. Creighton  Webb, of Saunders, Webb & Worcester, attorneys, New York; Delancy  Nicoll, of Nicoll, Anable & Lindsey,  attorneys, New York; W. A. Beal, of  W.'A. Beal & Co., Boston; W.N.  Coler, Jr., banker, New York; Charles  M. Jessup, president Eastern Trust  Company, New York; John Macdiar  mid, wholesale wood and coal merchant, Montreal, and John F. Plum-  mer, capitalist of New York.  Of the properties now owned by the  new company, the Sunset group, adjoining the Mother Lode mine, has  shipped about 25,000 tons of ore-  which, however, is largely used for  fluxing purposes, the values being very  low. The mine has a good machinery  plant and every convenience for. shipping. The Morrison, which has had a  checkered career, is generally well  thought of as a mine, but needs a railway spur and larger machinery plant  to operate it on a large scale. About  3,500 tons of ore have been shipped  from the Morrison, all of which was  hauled on wagons to the railway.  Further developments in regard to  this combination, which may be of no '���  small importance  to   the   Boundary  country, are awaited with a good deal '  of interest. ��� '  Cartltf Clah'a Auaal Bait  At a meeting held this week it was  decided by those interested to   hold  the second annual ball of the Phpenixj ,  Curling Club on the evening of Easter  Monday, April 4th, Miners' Union hall  having been secured for the occasion."  The   Presbyterian   ladies   postponed"  their   "Poverty   Soshul,"   which had^  been set for this date, till April   12th, j  by special request.    Following is the)  membership of the reception commit-'  the for the ball: R. B. Boucher, M.D.,'  Isaac Crawford, G. W. Rumberger and ..  J. A.  Morrin.   The floor committee  will consist of O.B. Smith,: Jr., C. L.  Thornber, James Marshall and E. P.  Shea,    Arrangements are being made f  to serve refreshments during the inter- ,  mission. '1  Jaaplst To Coacliuloas.  Referring   to   the   coal and coke  blockade at the East   Kootenay   col- ,  lieries, occasioned  by slides on the .  railway, the Fernie  Free  Press in its i  last week's issue states that one result  is the closing of the Boundary smelters'. ,  This is news to Boundary residents,  as for months   without  interruption,  eight furnaces in the Boundary have ���  been operating to the fullest capacity, .  these being at the Mother Lode and  Granby smelters.   The   two. at   the  Boundary Falls smelter only, closed .  down because the ore supply was cut  off when the shipments  of ore from- -  the Snowshoe mine were discontinued-  Visit of Arcbdeacoa.  The Venerable Archdeacon H. Beer,  of the Kootenay diocese of the Anglican church, was a visitor in Phoenix  last Wednesday. It was the first time  that Rev. Beer, whose home is in  Kaslo, had been in the Boundary,  where he also virited Grand Forks and  Greenwood. Rev. Wood, of St. John's ,  church, showed Mr. Beer around Phoenix, and Wednesday evening special  services were Held at the Anglican  church, after which the archdeacon  met those interested in the work of the  Church of England in this city.  Qoce to The Omineca.  Kenneth J. Matheson, a brother of  City Clerk Matheson, started this week  for the Omineca country, in the northern part of the province. He went  by way of Vancouver, whence he takes  boat up the Skeena river to Hazelton,  and thence 200 miles to the interior.  Nine years ago he was in that district  and discovered a ledge that carried  $100 in silver. The place is now believed to be on the route of the Grand  Trunk Pacific, and Mr. Matheson has  gone to make locations there, if not  too late. He will be absent from  civilization for several months.  Sltaatlon Wanted.  Wanted situation as waitress in,first  class house or hotel. Experienced.  State wages. Miss A. Jackson, Vernon, B. C.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary  1002, tor 1903, and 1904, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  ��- ��"����� ^ r   l90l torn  Granby Miuies, Phoenix  Snowshoe, "  Brooklyn,  Mother Lode, Deadwood  Sunset,  297  ' 5.340  Summit   19,494  Morrison,  B. C. Mine,  R. Bell,  Emma, "  Senator "  Oro Denoro "  Winnipeg,   Wellington.  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan-Jackpot "  King Solomon, W.Copper  No. 7 Mine, Central   City or Paris,     "  Jewel, Long Lake  Carmi, West Fork  Providence,   Providence  Elkhorn      E. P. U and Goldfinch  Ruby,   Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous   l��oo  64,533 231,782  --     1,731  150  99,034  802  47,405  '650  1901  309,858  20,800  UL326  7,455  150  14,811  660  8,530  mines lor 1900. for 1901, for  Past  Week  11,970  1,076  2.250  1,200  160  3,230  1,040  '550  875  665  2,000  350  80  3,456  785  625  1903 1904  393,718 136,840  71,212       138,079 40,984  15,731       3,339  19,365       22,937 ' '5,822  363 1,756  15.537 10,798  2,435       5,646 ' 2,968  3,488  482  890  219  325  993 210  400 200  167 135  Total, tons         99,730 390,000   507.545  Granby Smelter treated,  62,387 230.828   312,340  684,426  200,127  401,921 153,964  - SSS wlSi  m  m  mmm  m��M;  M'':  SB8if.v  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ISSUED OK SATURDAYS BV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  ' - ��� - ���       ax ttiomsfic: ��. c~~~-.   W. B.WILLCOX. Manager.  -r.i��ni.��n.    I Business office No. 14,  Telephone   J M,M|ter.s reilJ<:;ivV* Xo. ,s.  SUBSCRIPTIONS JK  AOVANCr;  Per Year ��� (200  Six Months ,     _ ... 1.35  II you arenot a subscriber 10 this-p&pcr, this  Ik ��n invitation to vou lo become oik-.  see the C. P. P; R. secure an entrance  to Spokane, as it will probably make  some difference to all ihe transcontinental railways teaching that point. Vet  the Great Northern magnate is something cf an adept himself at playing tlie  railway game, and doubtless has taken  the possibilities of that line being built  into account long ago.  B. C MINING  j WHAT- EDITORS SAY-  Advertising rates furnished ou application.  r.eg��l notices Ioaud 5ce-j'.s pcrlSur.  Pofar weekly inaerti ,11* constitute one month'.  tdTertisinx.  Leads .to Debt. ��� The-Japs- are  about to float a war Joan. The way of  ihe imperialist leads to debt.���Toronto  Globe.    '     *  i - ���������  SiTHRFLunv���.The "crown prince of  Korea is named Sun. It is a, waste of  words to add that he will succeed.���  Grand-Forks Sun.  Ckleokate Early���Turkey is in a  hui'ry for her new cruiser* which indicates that she thinks that Europe, may  be going to celebrate her Thanksgiving  Day rather early this year.���Montreal  Star.  Wonderiui.���The resources of Rus-  sia are wonderful. Whenever the situation in the Far East becomes critical,  they issue another proclamation and  send out another Grand Duke.���Sandon Standard.  No More Room ��� Now  that  we  know that the Russian fleet at Port      1C is now announced that the C.  P.  Arthur included the Bexposhttchodni,  R. will not demand freight rates in aci-  the Raxyaschtchi and the  Sfwmiwh- ..  Another shipper has been added to  the list in Ymir camp, the Dundee.  High grade^ copper ore has been dis  covered at Ladysmith near the Tyee  smelter.  The entire Slocan has shipped 3200  tons of ore so far this> year, \alued at  $250,000.  Surveying lias commenced at Rose-  bery for the location of the zinc enriching plant. I  Colorado  buyers are after Slocan'  zinc pigment ores, and willing to absorb  500 tons monthly.  It is claimed there is $200,000 of  profit now in sight in the Iron Mask  mine at Kamloops.  Two hundred and fifty tons of zinc  ore is being shipped by the Ivanhoe  each month to Kansas.  Profits of $58,000 arc estimated to  have been earned by the i^eRoi mine  in the month of Febiuary.  Last week's Rossland ore shipments  were 8,076 tons of ore, or 100,250  tons for the year to date.  Operations are to bcrenimi'd on the  Chapleau, are of the best known  properties in the lower Slocan.  The February clean-up'of the stamp  mills at Camborne was larger and  more profitable than in January.  It is now announced that the C.  P.  j Air Compressors    ;  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO  -     -."V     f ". IJ   "���'  Rock Drills |  D. J. MATHESON,  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND, uREUNWOOD  AND  VANCOUVER,  U.C.  CYCLOPS MINING STEEL  aaaaaaaaataaaerwptB^Kaiamm^aaaaamm^m^aaaa^amm^i^^mimiaammm  SHOES AND DIES  RUSSELL, LAW, CAULFIELD, Co., Ltd.  AGENTS. GREENWOOD.  'K  INSURANCE AGENT,  KIKE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  CoiomlHtoner for Uiklnj Aftlcl^iu,  Phoenix, B. (  R. B. KERR,  HARRIS 1ER   AND  SOLICITOR,  NOTARV PUBLIC.  '>   t'l   Mli/'.^.  ."���     - ��� r-'-.'-Tf".":"  hajjikoom!  '.mvcuAVilllcmi Block,cor . ,. 1     'i  FirMand OM IroimidcaAxe   "HOENlx']fV  KinsEdwardLod^N^fl  A. F. and A.M.  K<KMl��rconmiunicallon a�� ���,  end Tliur��dty oreach niffii?''  *��  Kuieriicut ilirctiiten ������nli.S %;  ��Ml.Mo,rI^���i:,yjJ^MM..��.  W-Qs����*paa'.r'.".  C.W.RUMBKRUKB,  Secret a rV*.  IS IT A BLUFF?  If what ' we read-in  the Spokane  press is to be' believed, there is an ex  cellent chance for Spokane to secure  direct connection with a fourth  trans  continental railwav���the C.P.R.   The  papers oi Spokane have resurrected  once more the proposition that D.  C.  Corbin and associates offers  to' build  the proposed line from  Spokane to a  connection with the British' Columbia  Southern   railway,  which  is another  name for the C.' P.  R.   Crow's Nast  line.   Mr. 'Corbin says the money is  ready, the preliminary surveys have  been made; and all he asks is for1 the  people  of Spokane lo ' make him "a  present of a right of way into the city  and free terminals���ground' that' Will  probably cost something like $150,000.  And it'is'hot to1 be supposed that Spokane'will riot'do'its part!' *''' ^ "*"  the Raxyaschtchi and the Steregusch-  tchi, under Lieut. Kusmenkarayayeff,  we understand why the harbor of Port  Arthur is said to be uncomfortably  crowded.���Toronto Star.  STRICTLY BUSINESSyf  This brings up some history.worth recalling at (this tirae,'a,s it may or may  not, have some bearing on railway matters ih 'the Boundary country. Mr.  Corbin built the Spokane Falls & Northern line, from Spokane' into British  Columbia, which was first opened for  traffic m October, 1889. Eventually  this road fell into the hands of James  No one needs advertising so' much  as the man who needs business.  Advertising is the nails and spikes  that hold jour business structure to  gethtr.  A successful business man must be  an advertiser, and, vice versa, the  successful advertiser must be a business  man.  Horn blowing as long as ,it is harmonious and within reason is a twentieth century necessity to business success. , BUT, ���don't get out of tunel  ' The end and the beginning of an ad  ought to be like the two handles of a  tub by which,the reader can take hold  of and carry away what has been said.  ��� Tiriy/'Vt rrw vj-vr . - ���  . PROVINCIAL. , -.    ��� for use in the concentration of" ores"  ������������������������������������������������....;.,������  This is a concession to the Kootenay  vance on ore shipped to Antw erp  The Queen-Dominion Mining company iiavc put a force of men at work  on I heir property, the Queen Bes:>.  In three months the Arlington, at  Erie, once given up as a wildcat, has  shipped 20 carloads of ore, averaging  $1000 each.    '  The Metropolitan Gold and Silver  Mining company intend putting in an  aerial tramway at the Triune mine,  near Ferguson.  -  ' G. O. Buchanan, dispenser of the  Dominion lead bounty, says he looks  for a good year for the Kootenay silver-lead miners.  '  The Great Northern" railway has decided upon an active competition for  Slocan ores,.particularly zinc. Rates  may be expected to drop.  Indiana investors in the Camborne  camp are arranging for an excursion  from that state next summer to the  scene of their investments. There will  be a big crowd.  An order in council has been passed  placing petroleum oil on the free list  when imported by mining companies  for use in the concentration  of ores  rr��l_*  Dp You  Joke  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It ffives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. Jt is owned by. the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  J. Hill, of the Great Northern, and it  is still owned and operated in , those  interests. And the C. P. R. officials  since then'have many times regretted  that they did not avail themselves of  that opportunity  Sandon has to rebuild a laiye portion of its creek flume.  Slocan is still without its police and  and license commissioners.  A heavy immigration is expected in  After the Great, Northern .secured  the(Spokane Falls & Northern as-a  rich and profitable feeder, the __ branch  to Grand Forks and Republic was con-  structed, and the final surveys . to the  most important of the Uonndary min  ing camps���Phoenix���was completed.  Bach season for the last three years it  has been aunounred that the Phoenix  branch of the Great Northern would  be constructed.  into this camp, and secure a part of  the heavy tonnage originating here���a  tonnage that plays a major, part in  making the Boundary branch of the C.  P. R. one of the most profitable  branches of that great system. They  would much prefer that Mr Hill keep  his hands off the Boundary.  Itgoes without sayinglh'at the. C. P. y ^anaaa and ex-Iieutenant-govenor  R. do not wish to see Mr. Hill come of British Columbia,died at Vancouver  into  this carrm.  uifl em��� .���*��� -r '"'*  British Columbia this year  . Crow's Nest coal miners are contemplating opening a co-operative store at  Fernie.  , The trout season opens on March  26. No fish .smaller than six inches  iriay be caught.  Rossland secured an appropriation of  $21,000 for an armory in the Dominion  estimates, just brought down.  Premier McBride expresses ' the  opinion the I.illooet bye-election will  'go by acclamation. "        /  A movement is reported on foot to  establish a Conservative daily paper in  Nelson for the coming Dominion campaign. " v  Hon. Dr. T. R. Mclnne.'., ex-senator  of Canada and ex-lieutenant-govenor  mining industry  Another Poplar creek group has  changed hands. A Nelson syndicate  secured, for a consideration of $55,-  000, the Crown King and the Golden  West mineral claims from Frank Carlson and Simon Pleff, the original locators.  Atlin,'which has been rapidly'coming to the fore, will be more prosperous in 1904 than in any other year of  its existence, according to report.' Tins  is the opinion' of Mr. J. H. Brown-  less, who for five years has been one  of the largest operators in that camp  and is, besides, one ofthe best known  mining men in the province.  Have You Registered.  Electors .ire"rennnded thai the registration lists will close on Monday,  March 28. According to the Provincial Electors Act all persons desirous  of having their names entered on the  list of voters shall make application to  the registrar'of voters up to the last  Monday in March and Septem ber of  each year.  On the first Monday in May and  November a court of revision is held  by the registrar for the purpose of  hearing any objections to any names  on the list or to the applicants who  may wish their names registered as  voters.  Those whose names are not now en  the voters list must have them registered before Monday, March 28.  The provincial  lists are also  u*ed  for Dominion election purposes.  'For Stomach Troubles.  "I have taken a jrreat iniuiy different  nieiliune.-J for shitim< h tioubJo :itnl constipation," ga\#.Mr". Ciwirvr, of Dunker-  to'n, low.",^"'Wft ii&er JiikI a* uootl re-  a 11 Its from jinV1 mr iroin Clmmhtjiium's  Stomach and J.iver fablfts." J'or tale  by all druggists.  "aHaSt t_!.:_u ��a��i��Bi!iyyr^i^  THE  PnotNix Aim,  NO. IM.  *�����*'������� ou Krid,,  ROBT.HOKiai.l,rre<lwM .VtKSUKo. k���,  I- O. O. F.  6NOWSHOKI.oucKN0.4i  Hccti e,cry Mond.jr Ktcim.g   ���t   Il.rdv 11.1.  VUltlug hrtthem coidLUy invited.  W. 8. Cook. jj. c.  Uko. M. J|��AD< Ktc.fitt-T.  -A. s. Williamsom, ytr. Wn.gtcj,  DAVENPORT  Light Locomotives  For All Purposes.  For 111 inc.", infill"-or outside service, for  Loyirinn KouiIp. for cniilrncfori). C011-  '���jwb'w \enient to operate, quick hiiiI powerful,  quiil; (K'livery, fnll\ guaianicvij, :inv f-i/e, anv itqiurcd Ivpo, anv uidth of Bullae,  with or without tenders. ��� KUILT RY ���  DAVENPORT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Davenport, Iowa.  linos may be s-un in service at tin- mines of t'iraiiliv Co.   Phoenix, It. C.  There ongineg m  *      You Should Read  OREGON  Short fyNE  am Union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST  VJA?  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains I)a!t:*>"  Kecanip|ii|(tickt't8 to Enropc*ml otliar  foreign com:tries.  *  I.cdvca  Dally  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  last week.  Examinations , for, the . .Rhodes  scholarships will be held in April and  Mayin each province of the Dominion and every state of the Union.  A Practical IrJes.  An English professor of mineralogy  tells a good story about a certain big  English" "commercial magnate. ��He  says,that-thtrgreat merchant' in ��� question' cahTe"to him ,to consult'about the  instruction ofthe hopeful son and heir  ...1-j.  When tlie Corbin line from Spokane  to C. P. K���connections was first,spok;  en of, a year ago, if waV said, to* b'^'a  bluff on the part of interests; ^identified  wijrrlhe C. P. R. to keep Mr. Hill out  of Phoenix and other Boundary points.  It is now believed^ however;  that Mr. nad mat ..__,�����,  Hill-has his plans for building here he said, "I don't want him to learn  finally perfected, and he himself .has about strata or dips or upheavals or  started positively, in so many words, denudations, and I don't want him to  that hff expects to begin work of build- fill his mind with fossils or stufl about  'hoenix line as *nnn  -so -�����!"��� ��� -* '  Tooting Your- Own Horo,  Any business man will quicklynote the  moral contained in the foi lowing-verses,  ���written by a man who had "been  there:"  If you toot your little footer and  Jay  aside your horn,  In   ten short dayn thereV not 11 soul  will know that you were born ;  Thouian who gathers pumpkins ia tlie  man who plows all day,  And tho man ��ho keeps a-liomfuug ie  the man that makes it par.,       >  The man �� ho advertises with a short and  /   auddenjeik  Is tho man w ho blaiuestlieeditorbecause  it didn't work,"  Tho man who eets' tho. liueineen 3ms a  long and steady pull.  And keeps his local pap<>r from week  to  week quite full. /  He plans his advei tieimf iu'�� thonglttful  '    sort of way,  >      A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.  If you are going east, a cueful selection of,your route is essential to the enjoyment of your trip. If it is a business  trip time is the main contideration;  if a pleasuie trip, seencry, and the  conveniences and comforts of a modern  railroad. '  Why not combine all by 'iisiiij; the  Ii.m.nois Cen'i'h'ai, tlie iiD-to-date rond,  running two tiains daily fiom St. Paul  and Minneapolis, and from Omaha to  Chicago. Free Reclining Chair Cars,  tlie famous Jiufl'ett-Libraty-.Smoking  Cars, al! trains .-vest) billed.' In short,  Ihroioughlv mordern throughout. Ail  tickets reading via tlie Illinois Central  will be honored on these trains and no  extra fare charged.  Our-rates are the same as those of: inferior loads.   Whv not net vour money't  worth ?    '      '  Write for,full particulars.  '" B.'fl. Tbumdui.l,  Commercial A^ent, Portland, Or  J. C. LiND&nv, T.F.& P.A. Portland, Or  Paul B. Thompson. F. & P. A.  Seattle. Wash.  The Leading' Weekly  of the Boundary.  Spokane Time .Mhedulr.  Published in tlie Heart ofthe Greatest Gold  Copper beli of British Columbia.  7.3j��.m. I'AbT MAII.~T�� and from  Cutur<J'AIeiicdl��liicl,t''��rra-  ;iiiatou -Garfield (��lfux, Pall-  mail, *Mo��cow. ���Pomcroy,  Waluuuic; Day ton, W ��11 ���  W*1U, Peuclletoli, nakcr Citx  and all point* Ka��t  - ��.co r- m  r-iO l>. in- BXPRHSS���For r'*riiiliigton  Garfiel'l, Colfiik, Pullman,  AfoKour,L<��ruii<y 11, Portland  San Kraiiclaco, Haker City  and all point! K AST.  KXPKKS8 ���From all point*  Kaat, Ilakrr City, San Fran-  cinco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Farminfton. n^ti.a.  ���Kxcept Sunday.  9HOKT J.INE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steatucra'tall front Aim worth dock, Portlaad,  at I p. ni. and from Spear Street wharf, SanFrin-  ciaco, at to a. ui, e��ery fire daya.    ��� , .,   Tlcketa on aale at all S. F. at N.~SUtlona.  For'further Inforinatlon aa to rate*, time ���(  tralna, equipment, etc .addreaa-, ,   I  CKO. J. MOHr.HR.Cineral Ajeot,  ' Blreralde Ave Spokaoe. Waii  Hi  E*  jV^ia.  K  t  1  Phoenix Shoe Shop  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE 1100TS AND SHOES  MADE  TO ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROS  PECTORS! SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Shop  on   Dominion Avenue.  the entire Boundary shipped 680,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  m  --1-���. ����. ctnu neiri ^nd k?epa forever at ^ <">tit he makes  who was someday  to  run  the  vast '������ h '?a^ ���     ,  business intersts for which   "thepater"! ��� .-,  '" a!l.1he fafcure' ca" with  ^ v...    V.   UUI1U*  ingthe Phoenix line as soon as the  snow.-goes off.. If the reannounce-  raent of the intention of building the  Corbin line to Spokane is intended as  a bluff, it will not take long to ascer-  tairnvhether it is successful or not, as  the spring wilI soon be here, even in  Phoenix. We do not believe that Mr.  Hill will allow the new line to affect  his^work in this section.   .     metier staiid a sudden shock,  had made his wealth. "But mind you,"   And, like the man of sciipture plantain's  he said, "I don't  want  him  t~ )-��� business 0:1 a rock.  If he can't write good copv, he employe  a man who can,  .And tlie other fellow in his lino is classed  as "also ran."  Von can't fool people always���they've  been a long time born,  .And moat folks know the man ie slovr  who tootetli not his horn.  crystals. What I want him to lean, is  how to find gold and silver and copper!  >n paying quantities, sir'���in paying'  quantities." *'  Vou Take No Chances.  Of course, Mr. Hill does not wish  'TA^o^fIE��ny��?HAffiC;S WW  ,,promptly clrn,,��,������ (, Tri"1 ��>e akin, while  - "" I TAR SOAP lieals and .fofiei     ...   ._..., .. uuc  All druggists cuarantee every bottle l^^^e^'^c^^.'S?^0"' ^ ^  " GliHtitberlain's' Cough   Jtempflw ����-�� ' ��*-��=- '--  ���  ��.. ir.r~:-v.*r  1 jnvaluable for mechanics, farmers, sportini-eu  of Ciiamberlain's'Cough   Kemcdy and ] Sne Sample on receiptorm for postage.  Albert  will refund the money to anyone who is | -r��"et boa" Co- M-frs Mo"trefll  not eatified after using two-thirds of the  contents.   This is the best remerlv in,  the world for ia grippe, conglis, colds J     For large returns   and   good   divi  aud whoopine conoli   �������'' ���'- -*��� '     ,.j_ 1-  We do the kind you want,  but which you rarely see ���  the kind that is Neat, Clean,   '  Original and Effective.  This the only completely  equipped Printing establishment in the Boundary occupying its own building.  Can we print for you ?  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  Phoenix, B. C.  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  $2.00  Latest and Most  Reliable News  Wttiitikki  NE1.SON *   FORT  SHEPPARD  ���RED MOUNTAIN B'Y.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry,*  V., V. and E. Ry/  ���he Great Northern N^12,,,��..,,.SpokV" wll��  N. Co.      "onntr"i northern Pacific and O. I. A  dla^:ffi.l��ay,Ud *Ud *"~�� *"C.a.V  I    I^are.  ��:>Sa.m...  10 1 j a. ns.  7:<-o��. ni..  ���o:��o.m..  10:14 a; m..  9:'S a.m...  8PI'��CTIV�� NOV. it. ,901..  Arrif*  of Boundary Mines and Smelters  and indc|)ei)dent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Vour subscription can begin at any time  It is fearless   Spokane.......  . Koaalaud  "��.,-�� p _y  -.�� a 00 p. a,  ...4:0* p. rn.  ���4-41 P- ������  ....me p.m.  K-A. JACKSON,  General Paaeetiger Afcnt.  Spokane, W����fc.  ..Nel��o, m _   Grand l'orka.."   Curlew _  ... .Republic  Address with check  SANITARIUM,'Arrow like, B.C.  ����  ���v  PIONEER PUBUSHING CO.  PHOENBXi B. C.  For a D turdared Stsmaeh.  and PienTu,rerKeMr��M.P'.r.ftc^aPP0,B,e<! ]!"^  fiaarf S''>-':XdinT��,.^^  .ttml,!LtMa"tt K,du"- Wwr and S^.cV  SyK,,a,"��,ln"��"Me'��"f��Pol.��. f,o�� ta|i  MounuYn."^'' ^f ihe,��e����ry i�� unrl��Icd*  boat 1,2 ��ch��,T���P?Sf' fore��u- lakea,walerral]�� \  miMotw u!wlm��r <"m��te.|. unJurpaeaed faTj  -.&  1  (irand Forks,  Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE   LINE.  ''I have been troubled for some time, J'F"R0Y1''R'     :     :     -     1     Proprteto,  witti indigestion and  sour  stomach"     Kecuininr i������.i.i 717",,  says Mrs. Sarah W.Curtis, of Lee. Mass ,  f^"^? Wll^rS^^^ ����J.  "and have been taking Chamb flaiVsWim'c��^mGW  Id.  C1TF SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at Citv  Clerk's Office.  M *hw��ng^^ For laige returns   and   K00d   divi r;lped "'V' '  , -ltlupneQffi_   ^fL.Mart,n,PhoeniX,B.C.        / '  ^t.^C^fe^^ PHQENOf  j, ��� r*  ������    ����� ^   v * _, t i ���   " ��� ��� ���  Direct Line  vilTe M!.im^���andwRI, PSfntB'eMt; Lonis-  Ii&oitf'r y��Ur licke^adB rtt tlftft  modern ��5BNTK"' p" R- Thoroughly  raoaern trains connect with all trunu-orir  ffiSL'S? 5l st"^o!IfoSSS5*5  11 your friends are com inn.west let rj��^  etcAnchCl!.frJf!;,}!8tl��n,u, to rst��B' root*f/i  ��tc., cheerfully gIVen on application.    V  B.H.TRUMBULL, f-  142 Third St.,Portland,Orf,  O.Wndsey T.F.modPU.; '!  P. B. Thor���tf���n%daa"p^^d- ��W:  Roota 1, Caw*, Bldg., tattle Vm|^  I  :  ���     .' - -i ��� ������ .    ��� ' . .   ���     ��� ��� : ��� ��� "f    ;  .< tH^-^r \ >^'*^  , rfjs. vm  M MHM ��� ���" ������ ������* ��� ��� ��� ���VBVit'HB ��� ��� �������� ��� ���_ f ��� _��� i . _>A _��� 1 _��� i"     ���        ^*V . I m  p&  ��$M  S*&  rrr'^Wir  .?  ���wixmnwiirm  * ������M-f+4-M-f^-f-V ������������������ 4^^<y+++++++i+4<  which you hide   away;  uothiiig;   and, which  /***��.-<< ���:, *  '" 4  |tS THE   ONE  .   i-     ���'���"'-''��� '������' 'X^.A:   Xy"  ;iwhicli: earns   you  + i,s  liable to  "turn* up ? missing, "without;  ���ja'. moment's warning.  A Live Dollar  is the  one which  you  'place iu THIS BANK where it is always;  ��� ,,iV ��� '���'<���'   '-������ >'.���-' - ���   ���  -safe and. always   earning   interest.  'EASTIERN TOWNSHIPS BANK,  [Xy"^*"'' Established 1859.    X '-'Ax.,  THE OBSERVATORY  . Tamos Talked op at  Home and Klskwjikke  WKfttOENIX WONBBR  RUSSIA �� JAPAN  ii*iTrir-riin����.  It is possible that irTere" are few  places where"t!ie newspaper men have  liatra harder time than in Republic,  Wash. From the time that camp was  first known as such to the world, just  about Jive years,agdi;it;jias'-,'Jiad tflriore  MATTK��B or  INTRRFST  4UOTJT  .fl'O' '-"Vx'y-A,:"/  HOW THE NEWS COMKS  The general run of news of the war  bt-tween Russia and Japan does not  come to this continent by the  l'acific  OF ALL CHlWfIC MSEASE&  Pe-ru-na Is a Blessing to Those Troubled With  Catarrh," Says United States Senator Corbinr  "Wt  ?�����: ���^H^t^4^>t^-'f ��� ���������������������������������f* ���*������������ ���������4  ^foupmtfo Save ^25 in Duty?  , ,'ilifn buy the. .  TYPEWRITER  3      ���  * ��� ���������**��      *******    '���! UiUISy  I.;   \+   J. ...        J.      .,'****"*���     W  papers,than it could well support. ,Thej.cal,'e' as many suppose.   While the  result has been that two'or throe prin-J:c,a,,Ie across th<; I'acifie would seem  a  Made in Canada.  A Standard Visible Writer;  wliii-li u'ivi'!-'I'i'i'fi'Ct Work in tliiiMioriett  iiuie witli ilk' proatoi't wife of up.-rntiuii.  Write for Catalogue.  fHEllNOTYPE COMPANY,  MONTREAL,   QUE  ters   dragged   out   a  bare existence  wheie there was but a moderate living  for one,   The Republic ^News-Miner,'  which is the result of combinations i of  the Republic  Pioneer, tbe Republic  Miner, the Republic News, and the  Republic Pioneer-Miner has Just entered on a new stage of its career, and  its first issue under the  management  ofH. \V. Thompson is certainly most  'creditable,'. It is  newsyand readable,  and, should receive 'guotf''. support, ,  jr^i^l^'i^EBP^SSs  :%jify.":'! Iiebest-estalilished and regulated hostejiy in (he Ijoini-      ; (j;  dary.,;,, Weare centrally located in,our new stable-i with  a cc^pjete gutfit of Saddle and Driving I lorscs.   ;The  best of.rig*,;;    Parties.,driven Aioyany Boundary  point.  The Best Lethbridge Coal promptly delivered.   Large  ^}:A']i:r'y:' XXStock of Dry. Wood,  Sf^cln|fre/& J&cDo&tld  Knob-Hdl. Ave., -.:.. .;^i4dt^e^.. *��� Jh^eriii, B. C.  ffl  ���5 ���'#$  Mi  !#*  ��� s  m  ��� :.-���'���       , .....   ���.������������������������������������������������������'��������'�����������'��'���  i'HORNIX'  market.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CttKBK, CKKpNWOOU,  '  SfYlj>    Oj HEADQUARTERS; NELSON, Li. C. * ������'   Z ' ���*>.  II. c.  In the first issue under ne\y management the Republic News-Miner has  the following regarding the support of  newspapers, and it is worth  reproduc  inff hen:: .   ���' v  "A newspaper, good, .bad or indif.  Cerent, is, justly or unjustly, .assumed  to represent the community from which  it emanates. Often in small communi-  fi@S this.fact'.is a .stinging (and  undeserved) Indictment of tha Intelligence  of the community, and bften, too,  the  community is not \worthyi���at least, not  appreciative���of the efforts of the printer, whosejoye for:tlie;"art preservative  f)fflrtS" impdls him   to prolong the  ngony loug rittgi- It buMOiHfss evlflpiit  that he isi unfortunately, In  that  particular community, a square: peg  in a  .'round bple.r'-It 'will be,;ithe end_eavor  of the managenieiit to put out a "..news-  papw -'tfifr "0t��M' WW A&wl: nbrpad  without. ,a;i,blush, of, ;sl)amef -fic*p <>its  typographical appcarange or, fpr the  literary (or lack of'ft) qtisllty of Its con.  tents." . .   .... X., ... '���''"'''-"  teltjiil Bel ;i1i?flttiii$.:  Markets at^Nelsor.,'Kaslo, Three' Forks, Sandorii Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Sahno, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  F6ra^,,.(jreenw6odf:?MidWayi Niagara"andvPhoeni>  Grand  ���9^&i^&Wi>M$^ a��entJon; ''. ,,'.: ,:,,:TJ;,- ���.  . w���.*, *s*w*$M$^i:nmi XXXxxxxxa :;X^xIX^l  ; 'Between Pii&ehix and Greenwood.  Leave  I  Phoenix:,at io a. in. t        Leave Greenwood at 3 p. m.  .    ' ' 'l   M >   1MILY,   -  ### '-    JOHN WALTERS, Prop.  i'l'he remark.has been made in these  culii itin��; tj'plTqt'u, flHjj tj}i3; Pion'ifer hag  no apologies to'ni.ake for its repetition  'here, lhat thV'NelsonllNewslUs un-  dbubtedly one. of tho best daily news-  PAP^Fs', fjy!?Jls!)t'd_ in, Ihe province.'  Every liiitn In kootenHy er Boundary  who reads a dai|y at all should read  the News. It is bright, newsy, enter-  prising, up-to-date, well .printed, and.js  deserving of support. If the proprietor  received encoura^einent![} prOMttipn  to his e/TRrts tq giye tlj'e people an ex:  cellent daily( he would soon be.able to  retire with a fqrtune; but we'll  wager  our wpb perfeoting prtss mwt fh^-  full fif type that brother I}eane; finds  it incumbent on him to juiiip sideways  to meet;h|* payroll, just ns moat of the  publishers in this great and glorious  mining country do.  shorter and more direct line to the seat  of trouble in the Far East, it is a fact,  nevertheless,that the war news reaches:-  Arnerica by a longer line through Asia,  Europe and the Atlantic ocean.  The interesting war news is telegraphed ta this country across   15,000  miles of ocean bed.   A despatch from  Nagasaki, in Japan, travels iinder the  eastern sea and .'Jands in China near  Shanghai.   Thgi the <H��s^e i.s sept  southwarcj around the Chji^a coast 'to  Hong   Kong,   94 5   miles    distance.  Thenco it dives under the China sea  to Saigon, in Anam, a distance of 95  miles.   From Saigon it crosses the bed  of the sea to Singajxire,  629.miles.  Then it passes>through  the Malacca  strait to Pentin?," 39S   mte.  and  plunges westward through the Nicobars  and under the Bengal sea to Madras,  a distance of 1,398 miles.   At Madras  the   message ��� goes by land until  it  reaches^ombay.    Then it passes  beneath the Arabian sea to Mm tfiS0  miles,; up the Red sea to Alexandria,'  '1,534 miles, under the Mediterranean  to Lisbon, and thence jo London 3,-  205, miles,   across ;;?the' Atlantic toi  An)?rica..ViEach-won;} cabled, frorr) the  seattjf; w��? ftosts '65 Henisi''   '('hat is  the reduced rate- for press messflfjefi,  while private messages nre three times  larger.'. "'X'-^ '- .';._.. '���-������'���"��� '< -��� *-i-' '���'  AH the telegraph lines in Japan are  wM. by -the Jwmm Qov��rnn't��t  and ceh��QFs!)ip"flf,,ipes.sages is,  there,  fore easy,   -At Nagasaki messages are  are -transferred  from,   the   Japanese  Government lines to the Great Northern company, a Danish line, and across  the sea, either, to Shanghai or Vladivos-  tock.'JB'roiri'VlaUivostock the line run:,  across Siberia to Li ban, on the Ba'tic.  ..Nearly all of the American preis   messages however, take the southern route,  in spjte'flf-the fact.-that the  liutisian  Government.has given assurance  that  messages through Siberian Russia will  not be, interfered with.  ExyU.S.3enafor  bXCorbin  use of Per  Gentlemen  runs has been  those trwtbJed  Sq mmny ottny   m cured and benefited  qualities should be generally.  known.   1 do not hosttsts to}  recommend ft *�� Htettstrtm''  ^&t discovered for tost dts~  ��jse,'V^.p, Y, Corbin, 916 Chicago Open House, Chicago,  Colds Not Promptly Cured Are Sure  ���:        to Cause Caterrh,  Catarrh Improperly Treated Is Sure  to Make Life Short and Miserable.  Many .Wonderful Cures Are Made  fey Fe-ru-n.ai. /  CATABBH spwes no>rgaa or ftmc-  tion of the body.   It is capable of  destroying stght, taste, smell, hearing,  ,v=piuh��i.j-   una   socially.   Tho   abore  digeatlon. - accretion,  assimilation and endorsement oomiu^ from each a> mAQ  excretion. It pervades every part of  tho human body.;      , ���      , .-''.!':-',' ::y-  Peruna also cures broncMtta, ean(h8,  and consoihptlog Jq the first atages -with  nnfaillRg certainty.  Hon. D. Y. Corbin, is ex-United States  Senator and cousin of Adjutant General  Corbin of the United States'Army.  Judgo Corbin is one cf the best known  lawyers in Chioa^oand stands high pro-.  fcssionntij"   end   socially.   Tho   abore  WelUjiln,: ..���'���,  The n^anyfripiids of Jblm Blount wi 1  be pleased'to learn that lie has entirely  recovered from his attack of rheumatism.  Chamberlain's Pain Balm cured him after the oest doptqra in, the (^qwh IMonon',  rnd.j'liad fajjed tagiyo relief. The  prbrnpt relief ironrpam wjiiclvlhis liniment aflbrdi is alone worth many times  it's post,   gold by all druggisti, .'���.  TQ ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  There's more truth than poetry, in  the ffllJQffing. tftkeri from ari exchange,  as many a quiHdnver well knows:  Look into a cradle gnd see a baby  boy.   At the age qf |o. he js a noisy  kic| with half the buttons off his clothes  and an eye for meanness.    At  15 he  is a devil in a print shop,.   At 25 he  is the publisher of a country newspaper, and at the head of every enterprise calculated to improve the town  (irid enrich the busine��s.Jh6r��9fi  'At  35 he is an emaciated and worn out  old man with a bald spot on  the top  of his head, and holesin his  pockets.  At 54 he is a corpse in a cheap coffin,  and the only resources left behind are  a cquple flf wqrr).Qm cases qf type, -an  hand press, and a subspfiption  book  with 797 delinquent subscribers, who  line up, march past the coffin, and say:  "He was a public spirited fellow,  but  couldn't save a cent."  WANTED.".;;;;'.'-  Special represeniatiye in this and  adjoining territories, to' represent and  advertise an. old established, business  house of solid'fihanpiftl standing. , Salary $af wgekly, wifh expenses advanced each Monday by check direct  from headquarters,. ' }D.\penses advanced; P9sition, permanent. We furnish  ev^rythini, ��� Address The Columbia,  63a Mqnon Bidg,, Chicago 111.:- i8-6t  READ IT THROUGH.  Great  cair��iheipr��t add weight and Import*  iioce to the tbousaadB of teoilmonisla  I from the humbler yrtlkaot lite.  Catarrh is the canae of at leaat oua-  half of the ilia to which the human  family ia rabjeet. Ifl there so way to  escape from it T There is.  Porun* never fails to cure a cold. Peruna nerer fails to cure catarrh In the  first stage. Peruna cares catarrh In th*  second stage, nine cases out of ten. Pe-  ruaa oures catarrh in its last and worst  stage* la the majority of cases, and  nerer fails to benefit erery eaa*, bow  ererbad....  A book on the cure of throat wad ltutg  dlceaaes, and catarrh in all atagea and  varieties, sent free to an j addreas by  The Peruna Medicine Co* Ooiombos, O.  -My Lift. Hun* by a Mm Tknmi,  - ���- PtxiMw Cored MtV  aCra. Sarah Smart, SB Hayward St,  Brooklyn, N. Y,write* t  "I can't tell in words how low I wa*.  My life bung by a mere thraad. I was  waiting for months to die.  "My trouble was conaamptlon er  bronchitis. I suffered no pais when I  was low, bat coughinjr and hreathiaa;  kept sapping; what Uttle strena^h X had,  IeooldnoteatfSleap oreren lean back  on a chair. I was ��� mere skeleton. I  said to my husband, 'I can't last mask  longer.' My neighbors say they do not  1 know how Z erwr neovared, It was almost a miracle.! -ii       .  MI took your medicine but three  months, when X could do my hooaawork  and washing, and have been doing; it  erer since. Now I am able to do anything. Ton would nerer think I had  been troubled with such a serious illness. X shall always keep your medlfii���  fin my house."���Mrs. Sarah Smart.  taMBsatcal ef Recejvery.  Mrs. R. L. Auhch, Vice Preatdest  Ajawrlran Genealogical Ajsociattoo.ao*  H street, K. W., Washington, D. C,  writes.:'.  "I know whereof I speak when Isay  that Pejrana ia a wonderful remedy for  coida and catarrhal trouble. Last tall X  waaTery much debilitated from the  effoet of a cold contracted early la the  summer and which1 neglected.. I knew  that my system was In need of metUetae  and rest, but to find the right thing' waa  the problem. Happily I gave Peruna a\  trial first and have no reason to complain of the results. Within a month X  had entirely recovered my strength and  good health, and really felt better and  stronger than before."���Mrs. B. I*.  Aulich.''-'  '. If you do. not derive prompt and satisfactory results from the nse of Peruna,  write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving ��  full statement of your ease and he will  be pleased to give yon his valuable advice gratis,  Addreas Dr. Hartman, President ef  The flartoan Hawitarlom. Ctelumbna, Ca>  Offer to our Subscribers^  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Latest Atlnlajr  S(fl^k Qug(a|loaat  'Twould Spoil This  Story to Tell It in the  Headlines. ;  .To use an eighteenth century phrase,  this is an "o'er true taje,��' Having happened in a small Virginia; town in the  winter of 1902, it is a story very much of  the present. Up to a short time Mrs.  John E;v Harmon, 0/ Melfa Station, Va.,  had no personal know-ledge of tbe rare  curative- properties of. Ohamberlain't  Cough Remedy. "Lait January," she  says, "my baby tppjf a dreadful cold and  at one tirfle I feared she;'would have  piieumQiija,, but one of. ray neighbors  told me how this remedy had cured her  little boy and I began giving it to my  Imbyatonce and it soon cured her. I  heartily thank- the manufacturers oi  Chamberlain's Cough Kemedy for placing so great a cure within my reach. I  cannot recommend it too highly or say  too much in its favor. { hope all who  read this wi|| try jt and bo convinced as  I was.''   For sale by all druggists.  SHORT LINE  St Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis,  Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST,  Seattle, Victoriajacoma, Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Pa|ace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Buffet Smoking Library.  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ASKKD  American Boy ,         i\��  Ben Hur  '    4  Black Tail        j  Canadian (ioh! Fields        $V,  I.Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)         jji  Center Star  aj  Denoro Mines  21  Hairvicir         4  1'islier Maiden ���       jjf  Giant         1%  Granby Consolidated , |4 00  International Coal  35  Morning Olory    Mountain T.ion   North Star, (E.K.).......'.......'... ..:  Pnyue ..x....:..:x.:..:x:.:..:,,X-  oiiiip.......;.......   Rariiuler-Ca'fibob     San Poil .....'.   Sullivan   Tom Thumb ...:...:..: ....  War Kagle Consolidated   Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White Bear.   if  .?  17  ��4  M  3  13  DID  9  JM  1  3  3  20  30  3  2  $3 35  45  4  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate or Imi-rovembnts.  NOTICK.  Riverside Mineral Claim.  Situate in the Greenwpdd, M'M!,'K Oiv^ipn 0:  Yale Diatric{.       ' '  '"herelocaled���Qn Ijorseiilioe Mountain.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  .T^^  A pencil mark here {   is a reminder that'vour subscription'to this' paper is  now past due, and tho publisher will appreciate your  prompt attention.  rA*E WcTTtiiat" n'iSe��� Aahc.of.  free miner's oeriificate No. ' 855279, actine a  agent Tor Samuel T. Larsen, free^niner'a ceftifi  cate No. B4188i,and V. R. sWnnaon, free m"nir'  ��rti6cate No IMi8Z3.iulend.S��tyday,from'h  date hereof, toappiy to the Mining Record��� fo  a Certificate of improvements, for the purpoae ol  A"d fuffther talcp notice that action, und.  ?���J!P-n,?,.'-m'i?'.P.e,oomweil��d b��"yre the iss  World's  Soenic Route  Phoenix Home Brewed  ^."J*'^ Ceitificaleof Improvements.  r>..^ .1 j J---,f January, A. D. loeu  AtBBRT ��. A8HCROFT.  When you  read  'Miniagf Jbifl*^  ;;jVouni have no trouble in'keeping posted on Boundary Mining Matters  s*ply tend & $2 bill .for year's.:-trial to  Pioneer-Pub. Co., Phoenix, B. C.  Colds Are nj^jefoiji.  ' Hpw often you hear jt remarke! \ "It's  only a colli," and a few days later learn  that the man is on his back with pneumonia. This-js of such, common occurrence that acold, howeverslight, should  not be. disregarded. Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy counteracts any tendency toward pneumonia. It always cures  . and is pleasant to take.   For sale by all  I druggists.  MINERAL ACT,  896.  Ceriifioate of Improvements  Notice.  Red Warrior Miqernl c'nini "HMUte in the Omen  ifo6.rM\\i\vi( Pi?fciio,H of Vale District,  Where located, ��t the head of Nicholson creek  Wp��t Copper oarap.  Take notice that I.Albert E. Ashcroft. P.M  C. No. B3S378, acting aa agent for Robert Markln  Free Miner's Certificate No. B41791, intend  sixty daya from the date hereof, to apply to thr  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvr  ments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crow.  Grant of theabove claim.  Andturther take notice that action, under nee  tion 37.mu.it be commenced beforetheissuanceo  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thlo 21st day of October, 1903,  AVJSRT K, 48^0^-9^, f:, J,, B.  Direct Line  East  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  Low est Ra'i es  West  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  1'ortland  San Francisco  LAGER  BEER  Brewed by a home institution, has proven  the test and has made a  via Soo Pacific Line, St. Paul, Chicjgo  and all U. S. points.  S. S. Service from  Vancouver  To   Alaska,   Japan,   China,   Hawaii,  Australia.  Through bookings to England and the  Continent via all S. S. Lines.  For time tables, rates and information  apply to local agents, or write.  Host of Friends  who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix  &  J.G.Clark, E.J. Covle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B,. Q.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson, B.C.  General Painting and  . . Sign Writing.  Greenwood,, B. C  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.   ���Phone53,  We make good bread,     Try ft.  ... .C W. GREEK, Proprietor.  '.'.ijMsl  '������'���' ������ 5^��'?  ���. ��� Stare,',  "���W  .. ��� ':��?:  ' '��������� 'mh  "til  :'y'X^.  -aM.  :y:&m  '������ "' :!^h  X:W-  ��� ���',' ;?#���  a��  ���;.-,.��� tete  :' 'X$m>  :.xW$:  xaM  ���'��� -��Mi.-  . : iim  x.X},y  ���'������am  'AM*  ' '���"' WA:  m.'y  -'iff  'A'iMi'  AxW-  ���"���'���Sife  AXM  '.m  x-M  ���: fSX  ���.���'���M~'  ������-���m<  ������������m>  ���������i:$i  - w  ^*i| ��iirs54Wftrvwlm.  ���f^rr?v^?rr.rr^:^r^r^^  MY*  -^���-.���n=_.'---'Tr��T.'>_ 'ly1'" 1 ,i',lT'-r/~r".T'\Tl  ; iw?V-*'".-., ,v'-...-; ���U-o"' .".���,' V'"' "'. -i.W ������':���*  ^n^^s?  mm^^^^^^WpmmMm^m^^^^^ THE PHOENIX PIONEER  '>,'���  <xkm  '-'111  '-' ;w  .xm ���  f/vfl  P  r  m  I -BRIEF NEWS NOTES  HATTERS OF CENT  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  Dr. Mathison, dentist.  For International Coal slock see  L. Martin.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Boyle blocks  j, April 13 to 16.  Chief of Police Darraugh, of Eholt,  Judge W. R. Williams visited Spo- was in camp Wednesday.  kane this week  Alderman   Norman   McLellan,  Grand Forks, has resided.  Stages running to Phoenix have  to use wheels on the lower levels.  Born, to the wife of .Forbes Kirby,  at Grand Forks, March 17th a daugh-  ter" .,,.-.   .'���'   -      '���-    .  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, from April 1 oth  to 14th. ',''."  On Tuesday, '.April 12th, the Presbyterian ladies will give a "Poverty  Little Gladys Macy is rapidly re-  of covering front an attack of bronchitis. ���  The roads are getting dusty in  Grand Forks. Different in Phoenix.  -  George K.Stocker, townsite agent at  Cascade, has opened an office in Spokane.  Thos. Berg, proprietor of the Nor-  den hotel, was taken ill this week and  is very sick.  Mrs.  James Sproat has   returned  SoshuT' at the church.  from a visit with her sister in  Seattle,  ishul" at tne cnurcn. <  w t>     1,1 cio,.^ and is  stopping for the present  in  Alderman Alex McDonald started -       ."  Greenwooa.  C. W,,Greer went to Nelson Thurs-  ., day to visit his brother, whose daughter  is seriously low.  The revival services that have been  for Nelson andSpokane this week, to  be absent three weeks  Cascade has a dancing club that'wil  give an Easter Monday ball on the 4*1  of April in the Townsite hall.  -     '���   , . .     .1 . k��� going on ia Grand Forks for some  Joseph H. Graham states that he *    b -  J     ^ ���    -   - time were concluded this week.  expects to close his hotel at  Hartford  Junction at no distant'date.  William Spier, manager of the -East-  em Townships Bank at Grand Forks,  was in the "city last Saturday.  ������"tV   tj ' ct ni���ik��r���flr  ����� will have any exhibit at the-St.Louii  Manager Ii. H   W*r^ attend  the Chicago Jintish Cclumbta Mining  Co, is spending a week in Spokane.  J��.,IJ. Busteed, suprintendent of the  C/P. R; for the Kootenay-Bouncary,  was a recent .visitor in camp on a flying  trip  War correspondents inihe far east  continue to work over, time, but as a  rule their despatches are not-worth the  cable tolls  .Utah farmers are inspecting Kettle  river valley ranches with" a view to locating. ' Mormons are likely 'to soon  migrate'this way.  iJohn'CEden,' traffic manager ofthe  Great Ncathern, was in-Phoenix late  last week, being accompanied by sev  eral C. P. R. .officials. '   ,  'After paying a dividend of $15,000,  the Quilp mine, at Republic, closed  down until be'cter facilitieTTor" marketing ,the ore were available..  Right no^tc4ay-^fia;'gc^^^m5  to subscribe for the Pioneer. Only  $2 per year to any place in Canada,  the United States wG&^Brittin.^*  E.nVentworth Monk, the genial  Kootenay-Boundary agent ofthe Ham-  lton Powder Co., with, -liea'dquarters  at Nelson,"-was-takings orders~for~ex  plosives here last Tuesday.,^       (   ,  Mrs. H^rSh'eaas, wife of the chief  of police at Grand Forks, died in' that  city ^Thursday   morning   of cancer  Funeral is to be held today under the,  auspices of,the Ladies of the Macca-  .   .     1      pis*    \ '     ��� '���('     i  ^  bees->   V\u^  Eber C. Smith, .the founder of the  Grand Forks Gazette, ] but -;Who, has  been practicing law and..publishing a  weekh/at|jkianila,\ in the Phillipines,  is expected to return to Spokane  Portly.   ^  >s        .-:.- V'9'J  A. ^. Y^I podges, superintendent of  the Gran&y^ shelter, was in camp last  Saturday. He thinks there is ore  enough insight in. the company's' mines  here to keepUhe*smelter, busy a; .while  longer.   *' ^ "'         '  An eastern paper states that the man  who donated $16,000 to 'the Congre  gational college at Montreal is Mr. S  H. C*-Miner of-Granby,- piesident* of  the Granby company, of British  Columbia.  Editor Duncan Ross,"of the f Green-  wood Times, occupiesKfive pages of his  last wieek's issue in giving an interesting account,���pf. Candidate^ rjuncan  Ross' recent trip through Golden Cariboo, hunting for votes  A. C. Sutton, solicitor of Grand  Forks, has been appointed official administrator for this district-by the provincial govefnmerrt.'* This" will* be-more  convenient than "doing'CtiuY kind of  business with'an official -at- Kamloops  A. C. Fiumerfelt,  president of the  General Hospital, when  in Phoenix  last;^ Saturday,   expressed   himself as j  much" pleased at the <\voYk being done  for James J. Hill, Esqyn other words,  Charles A.; DesBrisay, paid Phoenix  another one of his frequent visits this  week. Some one is generally looking  haypy^ after ihese visits  will all probably find they are in about **  the same old position.   It   is a com  petition of service,'notof rates, that the  railways furnish.  Largest io Western Cauda.  Smith Bros., contractors well known  in Phoenix, have secured the contract  for building the big tipple at Coleman  for the International Coal & Coke Co.,  of that place. The building of the  tipple is a large undertaking as it will  when completed be the largest in  Western Canada, and as it takes over  two million feet of material in the carpenter work alone some some idea of  its magnitude can be gained.  The -cratch of a pin may pause the  lots of a limb or even death when Wood  poisoning results from the injury. 'All  danger of this may be avoided, however,  by promptly applying Chamberlain's  Pain Bui in. It is an antiseptic and un-  equaletl as a qnick healing liniment for  outs, lirnises and burns. For sale by all  drnggibte.  [  Church Services  Tomorrow.  If some one would locate  the long  lost Russian Vladivostock squadron, it  would relieve a breathless public.  "   James .Milkier, the_ photographer,  will have an^ exhibit at the--St.Lou.il  exhibition  G. Ratti, a miner living at the Granby hotel; was -taken to the hospital  Tuesday night with a well advanced  case of pneumonia." ,  .This week another installment of  ten-ton ore cars arrived for use jn the  Granby mines. They were manufactured in New Jersey..  ��� Andrew Willie, engineer for the  Cascade Water, Power & Light Co.,  Ltd., has been spending a few days in  the city this week, testing some extra  transformers.  Contractor Smith started work preparing . the foundations for the Dr.  Boucher residence, at the corner of  Victoria avenue and First street, last  Wednesday.  - JThe many- friends of Mrs. G. E.  Breakenndge,;who has been ill at, the  JHospital"fdr'some weeks, will regret to  learn" thatPthere is no particular change  for the better.  ��� Some of the best ice of the season  hastoeeninjbyed at the Phoenix skating rink this week. With the first good  .thaw���thev rink'will be closed for the  season, if not before that.^       ^ -.  The Pioneer's special war correspondent writes that the press censors in  the far east kill all his cables that have  any news value. This accounts (or the  paucity of real news from the seat of  war in these columns. .  ��� :��� A; Soderstrom, who dias ��� been employed as engineer in'the Cascade substation here for. the last six months,  has accepted a position as engineer in  thercompressbr house ' hfK the Granby  Co. taking the place of Mr. Stevens,  who goes to California for his health.  " vvV I ttassett, a Great Northern, engineer,' 'has Inoved'liis "family from  Montana,'where lib ^ras employed on  the Great Northern cut-off, to Grand  Forks,' with a view to his being shortly  employed on" the Phoenixl branch of  the Great Northern. " ,  Next Sunday evening .in Hardy hall  Rev. Green will give a song sermon.  During the sermon he will render  several selections with guitar accompaniment., ;This( will be the last service  to be held in Hardy hall by 3 the  Methodist'Church,* the' next Sunday  services being held ih the Graves-Wil-  hams' block'.  ���Word has been received that George  Sexton, a Phoenician, died on Februnry  6th of consumption at Los Angeles.  He came down from the Cariboo country where his brother is-yet, early in  the winter, with the seeds of the disease  in his system, and shortly went to California, but too late to be of benefit to  him.  The result of the election ot officers,  board of directors   of  the   Phoenix Greenwood Union, No. 22, W. F.  of  M. recently, was as follows: President,  A. Ritchie; vice president,  Charles  E. Bothwell; warden,  G. M.  Barrett;  by those in immediate charge of that conductor, ��� Dan   McGillis;   trustees,  ostitution       -.-'���:       .-     1    . . -William' Mclntomney,  Dan McGillis,  That estimable vgen11emari'wnoJs6; "*��� S. EmBree; James Drum and M.  ably handles the right of way.funds McMillan. Earnest Mills was elected  secretary by acclamation.  <���?*< 1 Personal. ��� '  Will the Jady-^or her companion)  ho thanked a man for standing aside  "^.ffT*, *'*^ '���'"������",' r; ^r.,f ' i -1 in tbe $ndw on the .sidewalk  between  "S'poKahe, Nelson, Revelstdke,and the the Miners' Hall ancLthe Delahay block  lead miners are all stirred up over the pn the evening of the fifteenth of Feb-  freight   rate   question.      When   the ruary last, in order to' penak frer to  smoke of the battle clears away/they pass,,kindly" write to box 198, Phoenix,  as the undersigned has a com muriica.-  tion to make which may be of advantage, clue, possessed beuiguot ,suffic-  St. John's Church of England, Rev.  W. J. Wood, Missionary. Sunday  School, 10 a. m.; Morning Prayer, 11  a. m.; Evening Prayer, 7:30 p. m.;  Everyone cordially invited to attend  any and all services.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. in. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev._E. C. W  MacColl, B. A., pastor. A cordial  welcome to all.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p.m. at Hardy-McKenzie hall, the  pastor preaching at both services. Sunday School at 2.30 p. m.' A hearty in  vitation is extended to all. Thos  Green, 1$. A., pastor.  -���-���>-���-  j Mustard OU  1  Liniment  Touches the Spot.  k   '���   -  BOYLE.  ;  THE DRUGGIST.  STERLING SILVER  J    >  We have recently received  a choice line of Sterling  Silver Goods, of the celebrated Meriden Britannia  Co. make.  No   better   goods    are  manufactured, and the public is invited to call.  GEO, E. DEY,  Tlie Jeweler.  '/ ���* '{  Kncb Hiil Avis. -���  Tendency of tne Times.      '  i  The tendency of medical science is toward'preventive measures. '-The best  thought of the world is being given to  the pubjeot. It is easier and better to  prevent than to cure. It has been fully  demonstrated lhat pneumonia, one- of  the most dangerous diseases that medi  cal men have to contend with, fan be  prevented by the use of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy. Pneumonia always results from a,cold oran attack of'influenza  ���grip, and 't has been observed that  t..is 'eiiieuy counteracts any tendency of  t ic-pc tiseasea toward pneumonia. Tl if  has been fuily proven in many thousands of rn��es in which this remedy  has been used during the great prevalence of colds and grip in ncont years!  and can be relied upon with implicit  confidence. Pneumonia often results  from a slight cold uhen no danger is ap-'  prihended until it is suddenly discovered  that there is fever and difficulty in  breatHing and pains in the client, theii  it is announced that the patient liar  hnemonm. Be on the safe side ami take  phamberlain's Ck ugh Remedy as soon  as the cold is contracted. It always  cures.   Sold by All druggists.  J. Q. LANG, ;  ��� Provincial. Assayer'and .  Analytical Chemist,,  Late Control. Assayer for the Len  ora mine, Mt. Sicker.  From March 1st: Gold, $1.00;  Gold and Silver, $1.50; Gold, Silver and Copper, $3.00. Discounts  for several samples sent together.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Tfaomas Dreg Co.  Boundary Agents for Columbia  Graphophones. A full line of  musical goods always in stock.  Try us by phone or mail.  GKKKNWOOD, B. C '  ient to establish her identity  W. H. Bambwry,  3td, 4th aud 5th floors  Spoltane-Beview  Building.  PPOKAME.  The finest family hotel jn the city.  With or withoutboard. Prices moderate.  SUTHERLAND a DART,  Proprietors.  .Printing:..  "That's Our Business"  The Job Department of the Phoeuix Pioneer  is fully equipped to turn out the Be?t Quality of  Stationery for any kind of business. Special  attention paid to work for Mines. Stock, the best;  quality, the highest grade.  ADDRESS:  The Phoenix Pioneer,  WHEN  IN NELSON  Siop at The Hotel  The New Manager, 1). TOM KINS,  has made it the Leading Hotel of the  Kootenn) s.  ^44444>��^0i?��ft����������  Mining Shages  For Sale.  Oro Denoro, Granby, luteruatlaual Coot  and Coke Co,  I have  a-��ood houaca for tale, prieea  reaaonable. k  Houaca, Kooma aud Cablni lo reoL  Fire, I4fe. Accit ent and StckMaa  Insurance.  Notary I'ubllc.  E. H. Mortimer, ^o.i'fxfii.c.  ���a<����ti<it>����ttt'tttt��ttttml  I^^^^^^^^^C^^^S^^^^^  PHOENIX, B. 0.  MEATS  Fish,  Game (&L  Poultry  f The Union Meat Co.  ���������    ������������      "~     /,' . ���>  Aiimmiiii's that 1111 np-to-dute Butcher Shop has bwn opened  ty- in the McMillan Block; Knob Hill Ave,, Phoenix, and solicit!  ^ 11 f hare of the public patronage. K,i- ", <    <   '.  |J     khop.atMaelrod.AHa..   UNION   MEAT   CO. >  '*l     urecnwoiu I.rami Korku and I'liotnix, II. C      ul1,v"   iia.a-.ra ��� _ ��w. ,  Greenwood Liquor Co. \   Q  ^ Rumberger  Waolesalk Dealers'in Choicest  Brands ok  Wines,  Liquors,  . and,fcigars  Sole Boundary Agents  . . for . .  Pabst Brewing Co.'s  Milwaukee Lager Beer  Also Manufacturers of all  kinds of  Carbonated Beverage.  ii^l��^^2&^S^^^^^S  -*_#-���-���-#-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-��� ��������������'  James DcCreath, ��^g������*  ��e B. C.ASSAY -  Chemical Supply Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Direct Importers ofAssayers' Supplies.  Sole Agents in B. C. for the well-known  Battel sea Crucible". Frontiers. Muffles,  etc. Selling ne<'iits for the F. W. Bran 11  Co'sSpecial!ies Carv Furnaces. Burners,  etc. Men Its' Pure Chemicals, Assay Ma-  nor Platinum, Quiikeilver, C. P. Aeiu>,  Borax  Glass ami all Heavy Chemical".  Specialty���Silver Frjse Lead and lithirf e.  Complete Aseay Oufnts   funiiihed   at  bhoit notice.  Satisfaction Lluaranteiii.  McRae Bros.  .-%^^*^^^v%^��  .. & Smith  Knob Bill Ave.  Books,  Stationery,  Newsdealers,  Toys, "  Fancy/jGoods,  Kodaks and  Gameras, .  Office and  School-^  Supplies,  Cigars and��� Tobaccos  .    .  .  AND   .".  Fine Confectionery.  PHOENIX  I K  Skating:  �� ��  Open every afterhooii 2 to 4.  Evenings, 7:3010 10, Ironsides time  Good comfortable waiting rooms.  If you are looking for friends you  will nnd them at the rink,  ��� SKATE SHARPENING ���  receives our best attention, and as we  have a first-class outfit of carborundum  wheels warranted to not draw temper,  it leaves our work second to none.  SKATES -TO RENT. - -  SKATES-REPAIRED.-  'Phone'5 oA. ' ''  PREISfl)ERGAST,& MUNRO,  PROPRIETORS.  Hospital Donations  Lirit of Donations' i-eceived since Jan  1st, 1904, to the Phoenix General Hon  pital:  Cash $100 ......Clement 9, Houghton, Boston  "   $500 ', A Piiciid  ���'   Jjooo     '���     "  Mdse  $13 00    ���'      '  Cash $5 00 J. J.Strutael  Fracture Bed and furniture, value��5o���.A Friend  ���    ���  j City ���  I Transfer, 5  Lishf and tleavy Drayinf.  Dry Wood for A  W. H. DOCKSTEADER.:  Residence and Stables at foot of f  Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B C. a  f O. Box 569 _'Phoi>eNo <;o.    #  ��� ������a ���.'������������������ ������������������������������������������  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, known nil  over the Union as the Great Railway  running the ''Pioneer Limited" tiaius  every day and night between Rt.PauI  and Chicago, nnd Ouinha and Chicairo,  "The only perfect trains in the woilT."  Understand: Connection' are made  viith All Transcontinental Linen, assuring to passengers the best service known.  Luxurious coaches, electric light", uteani  heat, of a verity equaled hy no other  line.  See'that your ticket reads via '"The  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United States oi Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford,  Trm. Pass. Agt.,  *     SI'OKAKK. WN.  H. S. Rowe,  General Agen ,    ,  PORTr.AiSD.OR  W  J  I  I  Real Estate ���   / ,  : : and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale.  Shares in all the leading mines bought and  sold. Information about Phoenix aud the  Boundary country given on application.'  rtj,  Dominion Ave  Telephone No. 28.  W      Phoenix, B. C.  -���-���-���-���-  THOS. BROWN,  ���DEALER IN-  Men's Wea* Exclusively,   -:  (      r.  Invites every man in Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods   Hafdy-McKemie Blk..     Dominion Ave.  phoenix, b. c.  Black's HoteR   -.Dominion- Avenue, PHOENIX, ��. C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  . First-Class Dining Room in connection- - - -- *-~  liar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods    .,  .Most Conveniently'Located  Telephone No. 26. W. S. DOYLE. Prop.  Skate Sharpening,  Repairing,  And all kinds of General Repairing promptly done.  Chas. Sandberg, Phoenix,B.C.  Republic Beer - 5d  I  When you are i�� Republic look for our sign  *  ��� "i '*  Republic Beer. ...   k  *~'v  REPUBLIC BREWING CO.  Arriving; Daily.  * '  Prints, Ginghams, Myslirts, Mattings  Pewny's Celebrated Kid Glove$ for  Every pair guaranteed.  A full stock of Boots and Shoes,  always cm- hand.  Rubbers, etc.,  The  Dominion Avenue,  Phoenix.  fa  1  ������-���-*tS i*".''  i,-'. ���:   ������V.1" 1. J

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