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Array 9  m  a.  f  Boundary Mines Sent  ; Out 390,000 tons of  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  m  i/(  *> wis  1 Md  *W  s i*WVJ  It  *   \  1  ill [  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  ���'.��� .i ���  Vol. III.'���"'  ~r?rr���r-T��"-v ���'"  PHOENIX,'BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MlRGH 22, 1902.  No   19.  ^���.r  ,  WE *re SOLE AGENTS  Slater ��Sh6e  ���,:.,,',��� JYa every-,pair., of which is attached a coupon  stating tlie name, number and price of each which is stamped on  the sole and ihe icgiiteicd number printed inside of the lining ncai  the top.  If the coupons be found attached to any shoe���WITHOUT  THESE MARKS��� tlie pyichasci js warned that he has been defrauded, and i* iccpiested to foi.ward it with particulars to the makers (THE SLATER SHOE CO.', Montreal.)  .$4.00, $4.50, $5.50  We would like to diaw your attention  10 oUr Slater  Strathcona  Horse extension sole and^heel waterproof boot.  Thii boot is an exact duplicate ot those supplied  the Sirathioua hoise by the Slater Shoe Co., on which our contingent have icported s > favorably in comparison with all othe'i make5.  We guarantee to save you 50per cent, on your  fuolneai   by tisinj;  the  Genuine SLATER Shoe*  We request your inspection before -purchasing.  We are also agents for the Celebrated BELL SHOE for ladies, which  for quality are unsurnasse/d. ���  i mmim��*l  KNOB HILL AVENUE, PHOENIX.  t*^  Just a  We stillltaye a large stock,of Vegetables in first-class condition. They have been kept in our frost-proof cellar and  are in as good condition as the day they were bought.    .  POTATOES  CABBAGE  RUTABAGAS  BEETS X.x:x'.x.  PARSNIP  CARROTS  TURNIPS  ONIONS  Our Variety of apples not as great as before.   .We still have  the following-^beiug good keepers they are in good shape.  BENftAylS  ;    YELLOW PIPPINS  WALBRIDGES    GOLDEN RUSSETS  PICKLES in Hulk, 25c quart.    Mixed Gherkins and Sweet Mixed.  We put them up in neat wooden pails free of charge.  CRANBERRIES galore still ih;good condition. ''  HSU of all kinds for Lent.  Why pay a big price for a SEWING MACHINE when we can sell  you an EMPIRE for about one half what other companies ask for  machines which are no better in any practical way. A ten years  warrantee goes with each machine. They combine Simplicity, Durability} Speed, Strength and Beauty.  5 Drawer Drop Head, $35 Cash, $40 Monthly Payments. ���  .Full High  Arm,,.$34  Cash, $38..       "  Equipped with best Steel attachments, Golden Oak wood work.  Nickie plated fittings. , '  POST OFFICE STORE  RAILWAY MAY  YET BE BUILT  FAST SERVICED?* C.P. R.  And   Be  la   Phoenix  Surnm2r.  This  SOME REASONS FOR THINKING  SO  RuMored-thst (he C. P. R. saj ihe V., V &  K. Are About lo Caleb Up Their Differences la Ihe Boundary.  There me those who are of the belief that railway construction..on the  V, V. A K. tailw.iy���or (ileal North  ern���from Giand Forks to Midway.  and phoenix, "ill be under way in a  short time, ...  It is well known that there ha�� been  trouble Iwtween the Hot ,Air line,  which now has its rails almost', intc  Republic'fiom Grand Foiks, and the  V., V., it K. people,'because the laitei  wished u�� crnss the Hoi Ait Line mai  C ii nnd Fmks, The hitter seniicd nr  iirtiijcroii,'which is a source oi'��� gie.it  annoyance to the G1e.1i Noiihein  builders, and is evidently preventing  them from .'finishing their line into  Grand Forks and Republic. The following was ' pi in ted in a Rossland  paper this \veek :  "A. F. MacNeill, K. C, leaves on  Wednesday for, Victoria where he has  obtained a special silting of the full  court to heai nigiiinent in the inatteis  at issue between theV., V. and E,  railway and the "Ilot Air'*-line.people,  '1'he argument Mill be on appeal from  Walkem, J., granting the: Yale Hotel  company and the Grand Forks &  Kettle River Railroad company an in-  W It Travel Frans Moflttal toVaacosver la  ' 'ihm-ttyi.       ''*'.'.  It is said iJie ibaijafeement of the  C. P. R. are jterfectjrig' arrangements  lor placing in service flii June 1, what  is claimed to be tli.^ foktest, overland  train <m ihe continents i The schedule  time for, this tiain for the run from  Montreal to Vancouver, .a distance of  2,906 miles is 72 hours or three days.  /Thiii is one daybetter- than the time  .iiudeJi^ifeir.l|ir6iigfti<Taiiidiiring..tlir  suiuincr^WMfNi,', ^'tff/jmch a run the  average time, includlili ilops is a frac  tion over 4b piilesiwrjii^r. To make  this through tiii[te;j)oif^er, a speed of  65 miles ah hour wi|ii!ii"vi; to be maintained over tei lain srfctipns of the line.  '('lie lenftiln'jlty of'ijii.plan is said to  have been proved tail glimmer by trial  runs over different portions of the road  coveiing all but about 6pb miles of the  distance. A lurge amount of road  work hasbeen done recently and im-  piovemeiits nre still in progress lo get  the Hack in condition to stand the  hjj{hsj)eetj olrthe heavy jtrains. A triweekly seVvice U propoBed to leave  either end, of; the line, on. '1'uesdayF,  Ihursdays and Saturdays. These  tiaius will be.iun in addition to the  daily service now given under the old  si liedule.  HAVE GUT  EXPENSES  City  Fathers  Reduced  Salaries  Some  AND WISH TO MAKE AN01HEK CUT  Pay of City Solicitor aarf CHr Heillh.Jlfilar  SomcwImi Wallilcd Thin Week���Waal (0  ComMae City Clerk ut Cklel of Pullet.  KILLED IN  THE SHAFT  Golden Crown Miner Meets  Instant Death.  junction restraining the V., V. Sc. Ej  road from crossing the lands of the  hotel company or the line of the."Hot  Air" road. _ ���TJie full court does^noi  ordinarily sit until- Apnl,:: bu��'as: construction is lied up on the V.,'V. &E.  until the injunction matter is settled;  the urgency of the question was siiftV  cient to bring about a special sitting on  the supieme bench."  This special sitting of the full court  is not a very usual proceeding, and it  is believed that it will result in arranging for the tracklaying of the V., V. &  E. to go on.  'I here has been no love lost between the C. P. R. and. the Great  Northern for a number of years. The  former has persistently fought the  latter's attempts to trip the rich Boundary country, and thus far successfully.  .The theory now, however, is that the  C. P. R. is about to withdraw its'  objections to the Great Northern finishing its lines to Midway and Phoenix, providing the lines are built no  farther into the Similkameen���the  ultimate destination���this year. This  would give the C. P. R. one year's  start of the Great Northern if the C.  ��� P. R.-decides to Continue its own line  from Midway to the Similkameen this  year, forL which all surveys are now  complete. In many quarters' this is  thought to be the intention of the C.  p. r;  By this arrangement, Jim Hill will  get into the Boundary's chief camps,  but for a year at least will not build  any farther. At every turn his pro1  gress into the Boundary has been  blocked in the past and while the Hot  Air line is not given out as being own  ed by the C. P. R. as yet, it is thought  to be very close in ihe councils of the  great Canadian corporation.  ' Should these premises prove correct  it means another era of the most active  kind of railway building for this part  ofthe Boundary, and the addition of a  laige amount to the payroll distributed  hereabouts each month���and another  line of railway for Phoenix and other  Boundary points.  ACCIDENT QCCIUNEB^ON THUISDAY  Fergus McQoJrrie, a Nillm ���! Nova Scalte,  Wat tie Uatortaaatf Vtctlaa���Uraacr'f  latest Not NeedeaV   >  flood Luck lo Sunset.  The Laidlaw monument below town  is about to be transformed, says the  Boundary Creek Times. Mr. Goodell  has arrived from Colorado and is hard  at work and in place of a dead Pyritic  smelter we will soon have a live Sunset  one. With its purchase by the Sunset  people the old name will pass away,  and with it the old jokes on its name.  The "pirate" will cease to get in its  work and the "paralytic", will be' con-  ftitutionally renovated. Practical men,  with practical plans, are now in the.  saddle, and the pay-roll of the concern  will soon include other names than  merely those of the officials in charge.  Good luck to the Sunset,  Last Thursday afternoon a fatal accident happened.at the(Go!den Crown  nline; by which Fergus McQuarrie met  instant death while on the cage in the  shaft.: ..���������..."  McQuarrie was a single man, a member of the Phoenix Miners' Union,  and had been a resident of this camp  for the last two years and a half. His  brother, M. H. McQuarrie, is employed by the Granby Co. and has also  lived id Phoenix for a number of years,  being one of our respected citizens.  'The unfortunate . man was a native., of  Nova Scotia, was unmarried and about  27 years of age.  How Ike Accident Happeactf.  McQuarry was coming off shift  'Thursday afternoon at four o'clock,  and stepped on the cage at the 300-ft.  level, also placing on one of the heavy  machines to take to the surface. He  gave the signal to hoist, but when the  cage had risen perhaps 50 or 75 ftet  it stopped suddenly, and a man was  sent down to see what was the matter.  He found McQuarrie lying on the floor  of the cage dead or nearly so, with  the machine upon him. The guarding  rod on the cage, for keeping ore cars  from slipping off, instead of being in  place, had evidently not been fixed  in position when the cage started, but  was allowed to stick up. As the cage  ascended, this rod soon caught in the  timbering at the side and stopped the  cage,  Exactly how the death occurred is  not known, but evidently the machine  overbalanced when the cage stopj>ed  suddenly, and fell on McQuarrie, some  sharp part of the machine, or perhaps  his candlestick, penetrated his head  just* below the mouth, and causing  probably instant death.  'The mine's surgeon was at once  summoned by telephone and responded  post haste, but McQuarrie was beyond  human aid. Constable Darraugh was  sent for, as well as the dead man's  brother, but it was decided that an inquest was not needed. No blame is  attached to the management of the  mine for the unfortunate fatality.  - Mr. .McQuarrie has communicated  with his relatives in Nova Scotia, and  expects word to send his brother's remains east by today's train.  At Wednesday's meeting of ihe city  council the most impoitant business  done was the cutting of tlie salaries of  the city solicitor and city health  officer, the former from $40 to to $50  per month, and the latter from $?<j to  $70 per month, 'The city exchequer  is confronted with a paucity of cash at  present, and the members of the council  think lhat something should be.done  to tedure expenses, if possible. Ac-  coidjngjy the reductions above mentioned were decided ii|>on, and a resolution  ��as passed recommending the- letting  out of the chief of police, and-'having  the city clerk attend to the duties of  that officer, This latter matter, however, will probably not be acted upon  till the return of Mayor Rumberger���  about the last ol this month.  Dr. Fagan wrote a letter to the city  in regard t,q the prevention of the  spread of tubercolosis. A letter was  also read from Manager Hemenway,  of the Phoenix Water Supply Co., Ltd.,  saying that every effort was being.made  to improve the quality of the water  supply, and detailing what has been  done, stating that there is already some  improvement.  The city clerk was directed to write  to Smith Curtis, our member at Vic-  tdria, asking him to send the citycppjes  of any. bills introduced affecting the  water and light interests or any other  interest of the city.  On recommendation of the finance  committee, the following accounts were  paid: Vernon & Nelson Telephone  Co., $17.30; Phoenix Water Supply  Co., $45-  'The members present at the meeting weie Aldermen Rogers, Graham,  McRae, Munroe and Marshall, the  latter being in the chair.  MASQUERADE BALL A SUCCESS.  St.. Patrick'* bay Celebrates" at tfce>Uaert'��  Ual��a Hall.  Monday evening's masquerade ball,  jiiven by Phoenix Miners'Union No. 8,  at their hall, was a pronounced success in every way. Many unique and  elaborate costumes were worn by the  .merry maskers, who for the most pail  had taken great trouble to prepare for  the occasion. About ten couples came  up the hill from Greenwood to enjoy  the many, and there were also residents  of Grand Forks present.  The prize committee consisted of  H. Towns, J; McRae, T. Lyons and  J. E. W. Thompson, and awarded the  prizes as followsi  Best Ladies Costume, Mrs. Millis,  of Greenwood���The Butterfly���$5.00.  Miss Bennett and Miss Hackett,  Chinese women���'#3.00 each,  Best Sustained Character���'The Nun  -t^Mrs, McAuliffe, $3.00.  Beat Gentleman's Costume, Jas.  Riordan���Spanish Toreador, $5.00.  Wm. Corner���Sailor, $3 00.  Best Sustained Character,, Wm. As-  quith, of Greenwood-^-The Irishman,  BOUGHT TWO  GROUPS  Boundary Mines Are Sold For  $50,000.  ABLINGT0N,  BURNS AND RIVERSIDE  Qulalk Caallallila Take Over Deadwood aad  fock Cretk Properlle*. and Make Sub-  ataallal Patawat.  ASSESSMENT,  $352,050  City's Roll Shows Large Increase Over Last Year.  IT   IS  NOW   S8M*   AIQVE   INI  Tbe City Assessor Has Made Ua Hit Flgarei,  Subject to PoulMe Cbaafca���Coaiaari.  son wllb the Vear IWI.  On Saturday and Sunday nights try  the Chili Con Carni at Stemwinder  hotel.          Eastern Holiday Rates.  Canadian Pacific Railway Easter  holiday return rates, fare and one third,  on sale March 27th, 28th and 29th,  good to return till April 2nd. For  rates and full information apply to  nearest local agent, O. W. Dey, Phoenix, J. S. Carter, D. P. A., Nelson, E.  J. Coyle, A. G. P. A., Vancouver.  The above advertisement was received  too late to appear in usual space.  ������COPPER HANDBOOK" FOR 1992.  Deicribea 7M of tie Principal Copper'Mines  ot tbe World.  "The Copper Handbook" for 1902  has just been published by Horace J.  Stevens of Houghton, Mich. It is a  416 page octavo book, with an advertising section of 80 pages. The price  is $2.00 in buckram, and $3 in full  morocco. There are 10 chapters, on  the history of chemistry, the mineralogy and the metallurgy of copper, a  glossary of mining terms in common  us��, copper deposits of the world, copper deposits of the United States, leading foreign mines, l-ake Superior copper mines, American copper mines,  and statistics of the copper industry of  the world,  It is the only work published that is  devvted exclusively to copper, and the  only work in any language covering  the technology and statistics of the j  copper industry. Some 700 mines of  copper, including all mines of importance in the world, are listed and de��  scribed, the lengths of the descriptions  varying from a few lines in the case of  properties of little importance to a  dozen pages in case of the largest  mines.  City Assessor McMillan has completed his labors lor'the year 1902, so far  as making tip -the ..asiesgrhent roll of  the city for this yeai isxoncerned,t the  result being that the total of. the rolL  amounts to $352,050. 'This is $86,-  025 more than the total of the roll for  1901, which amounted to $266,025.  'This year's roll is, of course; subject to  the final decision of the court of revision, in case any objections are made,  which court will hold its sitting on the  29th day of April, Thursday, at the  office of George W. Rumberger, in the  Baldwin Block, at 2 p. m.  The following table will  show the  assessment for 1901 and 1902, as made  up by the assessor:  1902 Assessment:  Improvements     I.aud Total  Rumberger Addition % 57,226 * 07,125 $124,350  Old l'sides subdivision  05,950   113.750   179,700  Dominion Copper Co.    4,000.   44,000     48,000  Total $127,175 $224,875 *352,050  1901 Assessment :  Rumberger Addition ......% 42,675 $ 01,675 $104,360  Old l'sides subdivision...    34,100   118,200   152,300  Unplatted land   4,375      5,000      9,375  It was given out in Greenwood last  Saturday that a deal involving the'-sale  of two groups of claims, one in Dead-  wood, camp of the other near Rock  Creek has been closed. The price is  understood tob.1 about $50,000 in all.  A large cash payment is said to have  been made. 'The purchasers are  Stephen H. Jones and Henry S. Ely  of Duluth, Minn., for themselves and  associates. The properties are the  Arlington-Burns group, in Deadwood  camp, about two miles from Greenwood, and the Riverside group, on the  Main Kettle river about four miles  above its confluence with Rock creek.  'The Arlington-Burns group consist  of two claims about half a mile south  of the"Mother Lode and the Sunset  mines. The late E. A. Bielenberg did  considerable tienching and other surface prospecting on the Arlington and  Burns, and exposed in some of the  open cuts much rock freely mineralized with iron and copper, but as the  deepest prospect hole is only 43 feet  down, no permanent ore body has  been proved.      Rlveriide Group.  The Riverside group comprises  the  Riverside (which  is crown  granted),  Emmeline and the Badger fractional  claims., cThe wagon road from  Rock  creektiip the main river and* the'1 West''*  ilfoifk passes close by, ��nd :the;linje"fun }. \  by the surveyors of the route of the  proposed Midway-Vernon railway also  touches.the group, so that the. claims   ,  are already accessible by wagon  road,  the grade of which, down to the Midway railway station, distant about   16  miles, is generally easy.  It is stated that about $5,000 has  been spent in developing the Riverside and the Badger, arid that this .���  work has proved along a distance of  500 feet the existence of a vein of high  grade silver-gold ore varying in width  from 1 foot to 5 feet. About 1500  tons of ore have been blocked out, and  assays have yielded returns from a few  dollars up to $155 per ton, with values  chiefly in silver. The sample assay of  a carload shipped to the Granby smelter is given as $31, while that of another car sent to the British Columbia  Copper company's smelter at Greenwood returned $41 per ton. J. P.  Flood'carried the deal through.  Agalost Premier Dunsmuir.  The following dispatch was sent  out from Victoria last 'Tuesday:  Hon. Smith Curtis today made definite charges against Premier Dunsmuir  and the rest of the ministers in connection with the railway deal, and will  tomorrow move for a committee of inquiry. The charges are that Mr.  Dunsmuir was enabled to sell the  E. & N. railway for a larger sum than  would otherwise have been obtained  through the subsidy to the Canada  Northern, thus reaping a large advantage. He also charges all the members of the executive with grave misconduct and gross wilful neglect of  duty in employing Mr. Greenshieldsas  agent for the government while he was  acting as the representative for Mackenzie and Mann.  Total $ 81,150 $184,875 $266,015  Last year's being the fust official assessment, the rate of taxation was low,  being only 12 mills on the dollar.  'This year, in order to provide for the  interest on the $10,000 loan from the  Bank oi Montreal, used last year in  street improvements, and other expenses of conducting the city government, the rate will necessarily be  higher, and will when struck probably  be 20 mills or perhaps a little more  Crows' Nest Profits.  The net profits of the Crow's Nest  Coal Company last year, after paying  all operating expenses, and other  charges amounted to $270,848., paying dividends at the rate of ten per  cent per annum, and leaving a balance  of $28,142 to carry forward. 'The  number of men employed during the  year was 1312.  For the best go to the  Stemwinder  Hotel.  Remember you can get anything in  I the market at the Dominion.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 and  for 1902, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  igoo  Granby Mines, Phoenix     64,533  Snowshoe, "         U97  Brooklyn, "         150  Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340  Sunset, '���'   Morrison, "    B.C. Mine, Summit    19,494  R.Bell, "   Winnipeg,     Wellington      1,076  2.250  1,200  Golden Crown,  Athelstan, "          King Solomon, W.Copper   No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris, <���        Jewel, Long Lake   Carmi, West Fork   Ruby,      Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous    Total, tons   Granby Smelter treatmsnt, tons    62,387  Mother lode Smelter treatment, tons   1901  233,424  1,731  99,034  802  150  47,405  5P0  1,040  550  875  (kl5  ISM  8IK)  80  2,444  99,730   390,000  230.828  118,448  Past  Week  6,147  1902  54,968  660  w  2,560    31,464  30  395  390  250  2,000  1(50  3,230  8,737  6,671  2,991  88,127  53,328  31,166  I  E*KsramasMi(H3Bawssm3Era^^  smmmimmmmmmmm&msg�� :-M&utxX'}  ��������� 01 ��M-M'���''.  "mnmmx  :mxxm-  ���MwW)-:.  ��� VI ���' <������/���>' ���'*'-���']'���-,' ; '  ^Ill^Ilafl;..'  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B. E. WALKER, Gtncwl Manager.  I If. F. MYTTON,   Manager Greenwood   Branch  The Phoenix Pioneer;  IHSUKP OK SAIUKHAV HY.TIIB  AT I'llOKNIX, II. C.  EDITORIAL COMMENT!?.  Col. Piior won his. seat all right, bul  . if reports from the coast are to be  be-  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO; jl^ed, the government that worke.l so  hard for him may not   hang   together  veil y long. -  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  Telephone*  Riwlurm office'No. 14.  Managers reiiidenec, No. is.  Kl'BKCmiTltlNR IS  ADVAKCK.  Per Year......... ti.io  < Six Months......................;.,���...  1.2s  To Foreign Countrlca................,,...,  3.00  ITvoiiarc not a subscriber to thin paper, this  Is au Invitation to vou lo Income otic.        ���  HiifiS  Advertising rates turnlnlied 011 application.     ,'  ; Legal notices 10 mid j cents per line. j  , Pour weekly insertions constitute bne mouth'*  advertising.  'The Gianhiook lleialdhas entered  upon the fifth year of its..'usefulness,'  and, continues to be an, indisputably  evidence of pr<is])eiiiy���which means  that it is apjirci'ia'ted by the people ol  East Kootenay. ��� >" ��� .  X-li$\>ttXI, i|  '������s-$mm,,<M't  till!  ,:<*';���  ^^^MifiXX:xX.  ���iiv-M^wMMs^r'-i'.������.������--  '"��� -��� '���'  REPORT OF ROYAL CHINESE COMMISSION.  In another column of this issue will  be found some extracts  from the  re  ��i)ort of the Royal Chinese Commission,  appointed last year to make a thorough  '��������������� investigation   of    the,���'���.,. condition   of  Oriental labor in this province, and its  '.' effects oh the province as. a : whole.  The report is niost exhaustive, and  in  ���X out. limited space but few extracts can  be given.   'These, however, are of a  ^lqst interesting nature, and should: be  read and digested;alike by those who  . favbr, and those who oppose Chinese  yy\:^or'.Xy:XX-^-'-yX- 'XXyy'.y;':<yyyX  .;!.;���-i'The commission was probably..;as  impartial asjt could be. madei arid its  ^investigations were; most ^thorpughj  testimony being taken in nearly all  places in the province   \vhere yellow  ���:;i men have obtained a foothold to any  r ;extent('.:The. report States that the  ^ only ; townsj,pf; importance;  in]���'.;the  ',:\ province wherej';there are  rio Chinese  ���^������are^Saniira  were.enough' others' to keep the .com-,  missiqri,'b"tisy as long as. sessions were  ���'.'������/It.isis. hotoble fact^that'thecotiimis-  '.'."���.sioners^ in'.'theii) rerrart^'in"nearly !every  r instance, ;'fihd\:tHatl;as^^  :, presence; of thV ^Orientals in this  province is? decidedly .^'.detrimental to  the best interests of those- living here,  and it goes into 'details to .prove its  findings. ;..\.Testimony.- was obtained,  not only from business"men and laboring men, but from the^Chinese them-  .selyes,' and proved beyond :a' shadow  of.a doiibt that thei yellpvvj,curse;jis?.^  ;'iyeliow.-''penras."'wejl^  ; " We'cbmmehdaVeading.;of the-'ex-  tracts we print this week to all;tnought-  ful'rheri!ahd".woineiiV*' They' are not  -y��� "'.':   ���.C.!'i'.-'''���'���;'. '<-"���'.��� -'���.:'>V.".|(';-".'.i ;;Vn'.."  ���the ideas; of^anti:Clun^sev/enthusiasts,  It is asserted thai the recent government success in.' the election of Col  Prior averts the,danger of a smash-up  and the attendant political chaos, h  seems, however, that there are a large  number who believe that the so-called  political chaos would-be preferable io  the present style of government thai is  being served u/) to us.  Success is predicted for the ���brief]  tour of the Thoenix Minstrels, who, for  tiie benefit of the Phoenix., General  Hospital, will give performances "in  Phoenix, Greenwood and Grand Forks  in a short timeV The 25 peoplev who  are devoting*'their time and talent fbrJ  this worthy" cause are preparing to.  niake a great nk.^-Boundary residents  who do hot see one or more of these  performances will regret it.  ure up.    'The Dominion and  Provincial cash bonuses'��jual $1 ijloo a mile.  The land can be picked an)wheie, includes coal,   timber, apd.. pettoleum,  and is exempt 'from taxationiiiiiil they  sell.it; therefore the  pronioters  would  have no difhVtilty in iminediaiely mortgaging it tVir $1 an aire, i.e., $jo,ooo a  mile.    All of which makes $31,160 a  mile in cash that the people give  the  promoters.    The road will  never cost  that much to build,  but' nevertheless  the pronioters will,., undoubtedly  aijd,  as iii the case of the liaiiiy River, $46,'  000 bonds oil the road, $10,000 bonds  on the rolling stock, and $25,000 common stock-''per mile, which   will  biing  the total of government  bonuses and  interest-bearing*'.securities   up   to  an  astonishing total of $106,too per mile.  For ihe proposed 400 miles,, there-  ���linre, the Vellow-liead road. wuild, cost  $42,400,000;    livery  ��� dollar   of this  enormous cost   is a  debt agaiiistthc  |ieople which must be paidirin-^tirdeii-  soine.taxes and excessive freight  rates.  Hut the  toad,   ftliho   built .with   thc  peoplc's inoiicy, is the piopeny (iIMh<'-  Kehs:Te.&  Manii.    'The  people  have  nothing left but the debt.      "  Now, you gentlemen  who do not  believe in government ownership, come  along with your figures.    Ple.ise show  us how the government could  sadd'e  the people wi'.h a debt of $42,400,000  for, 400 miles of railroad.    Don't mention the Intercolonial, because it  only  cost $65,000,000 for   1200   miles   ol  road, and it' belongs   10   ihe   people.  SuineboJy please' show lis how private  ownership of railways pays' the people.  Explain how MacKenzie & Mann are  public   benefactors. , Trot   out   your  lacts'and calculations.   'We want light;  Like the man from Missouri,   "you've  got to show me."   If you caii not, lay  down your hand and go'way back and  sit down.   -��� '������-:'.'-'  D. J. MATHESON,  IX.SUK.lXCK AtSKS'l,  KIKK, LI KK, ACCIDKN  CiiniiiilMfiMii r l'��r I11I i��R AfTliliivlM.  yy-- Phoenix, H.  v.. ,  r. a. scon.  C0N'IRA,ClOR AN'I) HlMI.DKR.  EsiiMATKS FdRN'lSHKD.  X.X       PHOENIX, ��. C.  House .and Lot for Sale  on Old Ironsides Avenue,  Reasonable amount down,  balance monthly payments  at 8 per cent per annum.  If you  This is a snap  mean business,  Apply to w^ h. BELL,  Phoeuix.  II. S. CAVLKV.*-' W., 11. CQCHKAN1-  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  .;������    PHOENIX, B. C.  Gi-o. Rlbanii  J. O. Van Btcfclt  B.KERR,  Maruister anij Solicitor,  ,'' .NOt'ARV I'U lit I c.  PIIOEN'IX, B.,C.  Kihtf-Cdward Lod^e, U. D.  A.-.:'k.��i..i'A.'.M.'  'Kcitiilnrcoiiiniiiiilcnlloii S |>. in. V' ���'  uud Tnuindiiy uracil 1111111II1.  Kmergciit iiirctlun* a��call��l; Ma��. uic  Hall, Morrliiqii.Aoderaoii HloCB,  JNO. K. HKMUNWAV  ,..-'��� tkcrttary.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  mixi-:.  Sjv-wfe&fesfe!". .���������;���������������  $3i$<&X;X-X  M^M^m4X&&'iiXX  Wwv;��Ka^ffi5*-I*--' ��� >5 ���-������'���- '��� ��� ���  mkmmm  \ but the'resul.t of extehded;researcKlby  imbahial vineh who were d tted ''for the  .���;worlty ,'As a';'result,;the'Cpnimissioh  recommended the imposition of a head  tax of $560 on' airiChiiiese ' that are  hereafteradmit'ed into the' province,  which itis to be.lioi)^ will, be acted  'yti^n.-'XXXyXy',''..,X}. X: ;-,���'��� -. ' ���'���  ���  ;    THE PROPOSED REDISTRiBUTION.  A forecast pf the redistribution bill  makes interesting reading, and it is so  generous in its provisions ; for the up  country section that it is surprising  ' :that the Dunsmuir government would  be willing to father it. Perhaps the  solution can be found, however, in the  belief tlmt.'Joe.-Martin is really the  father of the bill, which he is holding  over the head of the government as a  club. Be-that as it may, it tends  largely to' equalize the represehtatioh  ~sdmeming; long:'needed^YdX::X:r.XX>- own roads, says the Sandon Pavstreak  By its pr6vUioris^;if carr|ed out, the  house will have 43. rhemb'ers, distribut-  ; ed as follows: .; Kootenay and '��� Yale,  15 .members; yahcou.ver,'7 New  Westminster arid district, 10 members; the  Island, 12 members; North Mainland,  5 members; other Islands, 1 members.  Thus; the balance of power .will no  longer/remain on; Varicpuyer island. '  ,; In' this:'. part ;ipf; thel-fn-ovihce,: the  Boundary 'proper is to be gi ven two  naemb^rs, ]as aske^l (or, viz., one each  '^JGraiid; Forks and  Kettle River  mining divisions; making three; for the  present limits of Rossland ridingl;     '  ���;At last it appears as though; the  Bbapd^. would receive the rerogni'  tioh at the hands ��� of the governnsent  that.it;has] so long deserved^   tt is'  earnestly^]to be hoped that nothingwill  ^6nie tip to change^ the1: ruinds^Qf^the  ;^sla]tors,in;thfe'i^a!rd^:^':] 4&,Xf-}  Might Raise ; R evenue���'The pro-  vincial.revenuesniight be'increased by  charging; an admission to,, see the  animals fight in .the local legislature.  ���New Denver Ledge,    ;     '>���'.;��� -;  '������<-.'PoLiTicAi.��� Bun'CO���-'The whistle of  the Canadian Northern is still ringing  in the. ears;of some people, but it will  bs a; long^yionesdme..wait before they  ���'willsee the, engine bounding /over-the  Vails of thaVpolitical bunco,���^Vic'toiia  PosVs;yy;.;XVX';?- X^X'-''X'---X: ".':  d; Humor 1 in RPolitics-^���Politics are  funnyi I^ook at /Victoria. ; Six weeks  ago .the intelligent electorate .returned  a Liberal for the Dominion 1 house . by  over 400/majorityj.and oh Monday the  same discerning i..multitude ; returned  a Conservalive to .the' local'.', house by  54;ofaniajority^Slocan Djill.  ;��� Glorious Opportunity���The attention, 61 Mr. Andrew' Carnegie, is  respectfully directed to the fact that  there are two newspapers for sale in  NelsbnMf he is sincere in his expressed  desire to shake off his accumulated  dross while the light holds out to burn,  here certainly is his glorious opportunity to. get; a^ good start.���Vancouver  AVorld. '^.V; '"'���: '���-  :':''",-, : ���;' X:XX)ffi  * \Vhat nv CosT~It is'saidAit, cost  Mr. ��� Dunsmuir $ 100,000, to) seat.';?his  Colonel. But if he sells his. railway  and gathers in a knighthood .sticlv a  sum- is-a mere bagatellei': *>N6, one  \yili deny that physically, socially, financially, ethically, arid, in fact,, in every  sense, he w-iII make a-model,: modern,  polished,1 courtly Sir Kn|ght.���Vic;,  tofia Times. '���.���'���������������  "Mines ire Mide, Not Found."  Occasionally, as the saying is, a  mine pays from the "grass roots."  'This is a very rare exception, says the  Black Hills.' Mining Review. The  records of the largest: mines of today  all show that many thousands, and in  some cases/ millions of dollars were  expened for machinery and labor to  open up the ore bodies, sufficiently for  their economical and profitable work  ing, before the mines paid, expenses  and dividends. Every one knows tnat  time and money must also be put' into  large/undertakings hi every other business, before the prbfits can' be' 'expect'.  ed;:and''it' is equally; so' in' mihirig.TBuf  the , ultiiiiate piofits , in \.mining 'are  niany times greater than the profits of  any^bther business;^/'V/y.XXX^i  GIBSON & VAN SICKLE  SUAVIN(J PARLORS  and HATH ROOM.  C,ra*e��-WHII��iiiH 'Uock, cor.  Viral aud Old Jroinidc��.Vv<v  Vkmh,������*;. C  V. I..COCK.  W. M.  PHOENIX AERIE,  NO^ 1M.  MrclliiK' mi I'rl.-  ilny ,S,jo ;>. in. nt  MitieraHIiilDii llhll.  ..ViaHiiig      hrelliicn  cordially Invited.  rt��.    R. I��� II()VI). Stcy  Phoenix  Skating:  TTHE DRUQQIST.  ^ ik:-i- Home Btewed      *  Brewed by aHoriie Institution has proven the test and has made a  host orFriends who testify to its Good Qualities t  PHOENIX BREWERY  '���."    JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Comer Stacdard Ave. and Banner St.. Phoenlz-  Pkocilx Lod|t No. 28,  KnlgbU ol Pytbiu.  Meets every Tuesday night  ���,17:30 p. m., Hardy-McKeiuie  Hall. yX-y  '���': VisiUng brethren welcome.  .'   R.A.Scorrv'c.C.  D.J.Matueson, K. R. S.  White Cooks and Walters' Union  No. 124 W. L. [}., of Pkoealx.  NOW OPEN  Lighted by  Electricity.  SK'SOX TI'. KKTS.  lo Mk\ (7.00  ������    l.vlUKi-.   ...  ���r>'��'  ������  ��� i.vh  :;ihi  TltANMBNI' 26 Ct'llU.  SKATING liOUUrf:  2 00|> m. to4.00 p.m.  8 p.m. toJOp.m.  Old Ironeidcs Ti'iiip.  Corner & Prendergast  PROPRIETORS.  wS  Do vou want the I Phon�� no. 17  Tamarack and Fir, per cord, $3.75  Stove Wood               "    . 4.60  Three Ricks, $5.00  DEMVERRD-AT YOUR DOOR.  | ~nu licKwie's 9ng Store |      JaHieS MOfail  Oysters in any style at the Oominipn.  :,';;S��opi-Ypur Fretting/:  When things don't come a long your way;  Uan't,hurry 'era by frtttin',    '; "  If clouds o^ care obscure' your day,  Can't chase 'em off by frettin':''��� V  Your tears jest irritate yourwoe X.-  An' freshens up an^ helps it growrr,  Don't wash it out o' sight, ari'ao  There ain't no use in frettin'. '      .  The heavy load you have to bear ;     .  Ain't lightened tip by frettin',".'���;",  The sorrow vultures in the air'  Ain't steered1 awky' by frettin'.  If debt iscrowdin'.'rent is due,1,;,  No cash in .hand, anVyou are,blue, f:^V  Brace up ah'bea man, fur yon; -.,'-:���:.}.. y......  : -Can't square yourself byjfrettiri'.''":  No matter what your care's an' woes,  j ���Don't linmbr 'em'by'frettin',   -  ���If,'hard liickainis her heavy blows   ��� ���'  ; ^Strilte bac^don^tgoi tbirettinV,     '���  Scre,w np j;6ur.npryefl.ri^ hqid your grip,  ,An!;keep'p frozen upper lip,':.'  :''.;No riia'n"should start to frettin',   ';':,-y'y.  h:iX/y\'y'y;x'' ':X-;'.': 'X'y'*~ Deliver Post,-  ���If youwatit; a nice dinner for Sunday,  or any'other t'iinti, telephone your.order  to the Dominion House one dav ahead.  ORAB OF THE CANADA NORTHERN.  Cta'ro Made fbst 400 Miles Will Cost over  7 ;      142,000,000.  Whenever anyone talks of government ownership of railways there is  always some back number with a head  that is all bone and basswood who rises  to remark that the government could  hot assume the expense of building its  They say that the first cost would  swamp the people'with debt.  .Let us just analyze that Canada  Northern proposition for a minute and  see.".-., '."<'���.'"''.'���.'.'".'���"''.' '.X:'!:\X..y\X:v  ��� The Province of B. C. gives $4,500  amile, cash. ;.;,.';.  - British Columbia also gi%'es 20,000  acres of land.per, mile, X':-X  ���' The Dominion statutory bonus for a  road costing $1.5,000 or more,per mile  is;$6,4oo.  ' ''X'-.':x:X.  There is no bonding or stocking  limit in the agreement. MacKenzie  & Ma'iih bonded their Rainy ."River  section of the Canada Northern- tot  $40,000 per mile and bonded^the5rpll:  ing stock (or $10,000 a mile.; Over,  and above all this. they': issued  common stock to the extent^of ^25,-  000.a mile.;   . ���.      '-'.-yXikXy-r^'-''-  Now get your slate and we .will figr  BRITISH COLUMBIA MININO NOTES;' '<  The Antoine, in the Slocan j is ev-  pecled to start up shortly.'   .  The Enterprise, Slocan lake, Ms  shipping three cars of, concentrates a  week.     \ i   v .'/  The Cpntre St.or, at, RossUhd, has  recommended shipments to the TraiJ  smeller; .;  , The Trout Lake Topic says the output of the Lardeau for this year will  be over $2,000,000.; >   ^' ': /  A 50 ton concentrator will be erect  ed by the Montana Mining Cl. at  Deer Park, on Lower Arrow lake, : to  reduce the pre.from, the company's six  properties.,,'' :,.:.;..;  :, It is .understood the,Noble :Five  mortgage deal will, be settled i'p :in  some way on the 20th of. May and.that  ^he niihe will resu,ne regular work on  Mie ;jst:of J��ne. Probably James,  Dunsmuir HrjIJ-have fbr!eclpsed. ^  ; The Silver'Cup, the banner niine of  the Lardeau, was sold last wpe% for  $500,000 to J. J. Young and SVX$.  Pooh It has been worked since 1897  andhas shipped 2,400 tons of ore that  petted $25Q,oo6-~-all taken out in  development.;. :The ore .runs, 35 per  cent, lead; 200I ,to i 2 50 ; ounces silver  and $8 gold.j; It will.,be extensively.  Meets TiipiJay  nights, 8;;'3o o'clock at  Miners' Union Hull.  S. F.Palmer,  President.  Miss Clark,  Secretary.  Tho��e desiring helpapply to lecretarv. 'Phone3o  PELLEW-HARYEY,  BRYANTAGILKAN  -.;���:.    VANCOUV(C��t,/p.,Cf  j,   '  PROyiNCIAL'  ASSAYERS  E  ('. 1 .-���'' ���; ��� i"., ������''.);: ���' THE I "���' ���': :���:���-���- '-���������&'*���-������ *:  '���:.���:���-.: VANCOUVER ASBAYOFFIC8   ������;���;-,  iVJ'';:;;;,^;yr?;E��^Mi��r^;'ig^:;:^''.cy;;:.cV'.;;  Minerals Identified and Their Values Si-  plained. ..'���",���..' ���';'' -���'. v,.'������'���.���::.:;:.' .'������: ':���"..  \X r- ������.'y 9. vm cOF r.CHARCE/ -';';  Have You a Piece of Doubtful Rock? Just  Mail it to us. Mill aud smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.    -'  UALCYbN HOT SPItiN��8 SANITAkriJM  Js-;;The. most; i complete U C Al T U  oh the continent or North n CH LI II  America. . Situated midst D Cfi fl R T  sceneryunrivalledforgrah- ." 'CO If IU I  deuc. Boating, Fishing-and Excurrtlom. Rest  dene Physician 'and' Ntirse..: Telegraphic -com^  numicatioti with, all parts; of the .World; two  malls arrive: arid- depart eveify da/i Its baths  cure all nervous aud muscular, diseases; ������ Its wal-  ers heal all Kidney, Liver arid Stomach Ailments  Terms; I15 to JiSVper week.accordlng to res-  dence in liotel or Halcyon Hot Springs, Arrow Lake  B. Ci..���.'���  ������������ .������.���:;��� ,   ;.i;-.    ������>.-. ���:>���  ���  PRACTICAL, HOUSE and SIGN  PAINTER,   DECORATOR,: ETC,  Pkoealx, B.C,  BUSINESS  '��� FOR ���  For; paticulars inquire of  11 pin,  Phoealx Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  v ���...;.,; "ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROS-  PECTORS'SHOES  A SPECIALTY.  Ctrser Ptfocaix St. aiM Br^kiji Are.  NEW  EDITION  I  webster's  International  ttCTIONARY  A Dictionary of ENGLISH.  Biography, Geocraphy, Fiction, ��tc  New Piute* Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phriaes    and   Deflnltlona-  /  Prepared under the direct  ��� supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  ;������'. COrhmissioher of Education,  ;'     assisted by'a large corpsior ;  competent specialists.  ..,."  Kich bindings '���''      '2364 r>a<��a  ���)...:���"       5000 flluatratlons ���."��� >  V-��� t&~:T/iC;fjiteriwtio!ml was first issued  in iSgo, succeeding the ','. Unabridged."  The New Edition of tkt ��� International^  was issued in October, /god. Get the  latest, ami best.  Go to the for 0  PALACE LIVERV "^  = c,ass  STABLE WWW turnout.  www  Light and Heavy  Transfer.  We keep a well stocked stable of Driving and Saddle  horses which are well suited for long drives. Special  attention given to sleighing parties.  COLLINS & McQUAID  M0NIET0R3.   '.-���    .,    ���      -====S  d. w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoeuix street (Back of Pofttofffce.)  Phoenix, B. C  ��� THE  *  \ j��j��>     DOMINION AVENUE, PHOENIX, B. C. |  ��� ��������������������������������������������� ���f������-f��4-��44-f��'f��-f-f-��-��-f-��4"��"f'��-f-��-M"f>-f-M-��-��  Is the place to go if you I  want  tlie l>egt of Liquor* *  and Cigare.   - ' ' I  rALMSTROM & BERG, I'ropkietohs. t  t;e N0RDEN;hotel  Smoke KEL0WNA Union made  CIGA RS  ' AVe also publish ���  Webster's    Colifegiate    Dictionary  jrjih'PloMiify of rScojii.h Words and Pbr:  /.'First clasiju qjii|ity;'Vcbifc| class,iu ji  ,sP*crrge^"pi)gcs ,'p ic.-'of iOifj  BOPW H4 ("�� app|iHti<t!i.  Q,6G.M&KMAMQQ,(  Springfield, Mm*,  ���JAS McCKEATH, Prop.  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Sg  , XXyy-      The ]Uttle Schoolmaster  " r! rr?JJ!?ArtofAf|vertising,  ���:�� Is bevond ��|1 dorjbt the inosfrecoponiipa} investmpn't t|iat a buoinees  or professional inarf can m��r?e to-^yrrtliftt ��b, a man who'is looking for  . riioretand .bettpr Itpsjnesa.   ,  ���X' }_ \l> crisp, fresh,.briirht and yirile, js ab8o]tjtely ljoppef, arjd is pub-  Iisheaby thp rnpst e^penenued ftayertising rrter) in Affl^FiPa,'      ���  ''.',������ If yoa wish to receive a public^tjbn, every weefe, that ib issupd in a  handy form, and which from toil teHtirnofly of thousands wjll beqf prac-  ��� twal nssixtance to vou in your brislbeS*/no roistalte is made by placine  Printers'; l0k.9n.tho list;        ;. ^ .  '   -   '  ���   -'  r.-:".   PiintersMnkisthepldest.of all advertlslntt Journals, the father of  ..them, all���and is still,looked upan by.live men everywhere at. the best.  c. ���    l1 costs $5.00 per year, and is worth twice as ranch to the man "who  read8and profit^ by its teachings,';  Adresss    ���'-.������'  "ft.K.. ^.pwell <SL Co.,  ip,Spruce St, New York.  AND  GREENWOOD STAGE LEAVES 8 A. M AND  ; ��.   .- rp. M.   SUNDAYS i?.M.  le L^a|  HOfCl  Old Ironsides Ave.  Choice Wines, LiquorE and Cigars always in  stock. Board by day or week. One trial and  you "will remember The Maple Leaf Forever.  -O  PHOENIX  w-MMwahu yw*  h  EM��  ^yASSM^:1^^  Ffl  ,!^t  fAtWh  ��  fc   ! "  '  %  %i  *m  r...   i.     . i--.    ..&i.i -.-..:. i1'1 r��. i   n,-. .-,v     -.1.   .1^---... ���* *. . \i.   -...- ��� *..at\..i_   A......-��  K^SKt^UIWIflltBU fASHION  teliic WOTIC  Assets $ jjOi'$ti8��<>63-49V  Surplus. 179,137,17p.oi  ���MsiiHJiwsawisasWawMssassw**  H.;ALLENBERGr Manager,  '.    ��p^'.6o6 607 Empire State Building  +    ��� ;    gpOKANE, WASH,  . W. MAJOR, Asst, Manager, Rossland, B. C  ���l"*'  ���f-f*+^*-f^>4tfmH*+*++44  +��H*H  IIVCRY..  Knob Hill Avenue  ERASER & iLANDON,  Telkphonb No. IO.J  PROPRIETORS  &..........,...��rt��.�����.��...,.��.........��......  '     PHOENIX  MARKET.  IP. BIIPIW&  HEAP OFFICE KOKHOUNDAKY CREEK, ^Rr^ENW06i), H. C.  ,-.;     HEAOQUARIEKS, NELSON, B. C,  > -  x. ;f|iole5alf aod Detail Meat flercWs.;  Markets at Nielson, Kaslo, .Three- Forks, .Sandon,. Sl.txan City,  Silverton; New Denver, Ymir. SalmOj Rossland, ;TraiJ, Gascade,  -Grand Forks, Greenwood, Mjd*ay,'Niagara arid ���Phoenix/:''"'/''  ^FISH, {OYS?��RS ANQ-^  More Chinese lo.yicloiia ,Than In the Er-  lire Stole ol Wftnliinglfifi/��� Injnrlous  lo Ihe Country,  ':���" Fiom the eastern  Canadian's point  of view, stiys the Ktiniloops  Sentinel,  probably the niosi'inteiesirii^  chapter  in the repott oftlie liuyal C!'M))|))ission  rn\ Chinese Iimni(ii;ilion,'-will   be   (lip  ^���llast cliaptcr, wbeiein the commission  ers set 'forth cU'inly and . rpjirUely the  conclusions they.have ailived at   oft> 1  the exhaustive., ciiqiiiiy "itleseiihed  in  preceding  chapiei!>.   'In   the  eas.V ;o  little iitteniioii has   heeu   paid   to  the  suiijed thai yi'iy uipai i|),|ioj'ln'i)<-e will  be attnehed lo llieso amduMons of the  c-oinmiuMJneii", lioiv ll'mt the doininiwii  liailiiiiiiciil is conl'ioMiC'il .with whiil ��� is  admittedly an  unanswerable  ease  ii.  favor of the  immediate enactment of  legislation prohibit ing any  further; influx of Cliiiieje laborers.    As   eastern  opinion will be largely nipulded by the  'views contained in this Inst chapter ol  the repoit,   it  will   be  of interest   to  Biitish Columbians to know just what  they anion it to.    The following quotations'include Kip grcfiler  paij pf the  !..��l chapter, deniii'K fipecifii-ajj)'-" with  the trades and callings,  arid the  ron  eluding pages containing the  findings,  which have already  been  published,  being omitted.,,  A Ccdius Corapalrlsoo.  'There is one consideiation as it  j affects the various industries that ought  not to be lost sight; of. Exact data  from the census is not before us, but  iii a total estimated 'population of 177,-  000, of whom i?9,opo only are whites,  the presence of about 16,000 adult un-.  married males, trading with their own  people and importing largely their own  food, and finally taking the greater  part of their earnings with th^") l��  China, is a vital matter.  j;||f|||i  ���Isttll  ;'$|$M||  ;/:'^#-*3st$j  'X$k$  j, v..  .00  in-a year isatair profit.   Buy Similkameen  Valley GoSJ JZonipany shares and make it  $90,00 for $2.50 was the Profit  Made in Four Years in Crow's Nest Goal Shares.  The map shows the location of tho Company's coal land andtheiroity of wonder,  progress and prosperity,  fiSHNOLA, water power, timber limits, and electric light,   Stock holders participate in the  profits of^the above  ..,���,. Mentioned.    Estimated assets of theiCornparty'are now .$1,350,000. '  THE ASHNOLA  COAL C0M1ANY,  /$ lllMITED,. of Toronto,-is" also'-estabiishihg'-itr Western  Office  and pay roll at ASHNOLA.     ASHNOLA  Jilt S&MELTER,  LIMITED,   riow an assured fact, with a capitalization of $2,000,000 will not only erect a smelter,  ||p ||th!a5ooo ton daily capacity but will.also'make ASHNOLA; its Head Office,  which  means a payroll  of three  'Spffllgantic' incorporations for ASHNOLA^  '"^IH These facts make it possible for- the Similkameen Valley Coal Company's shares to advance  (;:,;y.w:0at least $25.00 within the next year. These shares are now beings offered by our official brokers at^i.io on cajls  ;S?fi|K.10 cents per month; with a nonforfeiture clause, which means you get! shares for the cash you pay into, .{he. c^rn.-  sSdilifipany in any event.-   Forfufrther intbrmau^and prospectu^, apply'to tbe'''  Under normal conditions thisnum-  bei of adult males ought to represent ���  population of fiom 50,000 to 75,000  at the least, of men, women and children, requiring' homes and creating a  demand which would affect favoribly  every .industry,- tiade and calling in the  province. This gieat advantage which  ought to How from the development of  the countri'.s natural resources is thus  argely curtailed by the employment of  this <'lass of labor.  Unhlr Competition,  The working man is further embittered by the fact that not only is he  compelled to compete, tinder these un  fair conditions, but he also finds the  places which he has a right to ex|>ect  lis sons apd daughters to fill occupied  by Chinese, and his children' growing  tip in idleness pud despising honest  labor. Many pgrepts 4"d ptheis ex-  presspd ppiiceiil for what they regard  as the dork future for the youth of the  noviiicc We logiid-aii-li(ten��e feeling,  taking the form of liidignnjit protest,  against tlie wrong tfiui ilone to the  rising generation. In eastern Canada  it is not so; iheic.the youths .ire cm  ployed in the lighter work; ctmnpeted  will) tlie l(.*f(dipg' j|idi|st;ijesj' ihey  ihus  bfioinc ffimilinr ��'ii'�� the. business,  iuijtilie ihc'kii6wlt.'dije nefcMiny, nnd  guidti.illy work up to poslilonn acquiring more skill, thus providing for .the  transition from boyhood to manhood,  giving thoroughness to ihe man and  .lffordjn|5 s cpngtant supply Rf trained  hands ready to meet the demand for  this class of labor and promoting the  stability of the industry. The above  applies with greater or less-force in the  case of women and girls who have to  seek a liyeljhpp(i by' [heir CW work,  No Adv4aU|�� tu Skilled Ukor.  It was urged upon us by some that  the effect of this cheap class of .labor  is to increase the number of skilled  laborers employed and to increase  their wages. The skilled mechanic  did not admit this contention to be  true, and declared if it were true he  did not want the advantage There  ought to be no distinction in oppoftun  ity between different classes of labor,  and besides, the fate of the; unskilled  laborer today may in time hie the fate  of those engaged in the-more skilled  employments.  In many lines tbe encroachment  has commenced. From the position  of the laboring man the admission of  thii class of labor is unlair, unjust and  deadly in its effect; unfair because it  does not affect all alike, unjust because  it:robs the poorest of hplf his income  from his only capital, and deadly because it strikes at home life and the  wage earning   class.  What tbe Province Should PostsM.  Situated as this pi ovirice is, upon  the seaboard, it should possess a stalwart, homogeneous and united population, capable and willing to defend the  country in case of attack. In this regard the Chinese are a real source of  weakness.  It is incredible that British Columbia, admittedly one of the richest  countries in the world in natural resources,���with its vast forests, unsurpassed fisheries, minerals of all kinds,  and large tracts of delta and other  lands suitable for agriculture,���cannot  be developed without the assistance of  Chinese labor.  Your commissioneis believe that it  |s impossible for the province of  British Colunrbia, to take its place and  part in the pominipn trs it ought to do,-  unless jts pppuhuicm is free fiom  any tajnt of servile labor and is imbued with a'sense of the duties and  responsibilities appertaining to citizenship. ;'*������'-.'  Prohibition Insisted Upon.  This class of immigration falls far  short of that standard so essential to  the well-being of the country. From  a Canadian standpoint it is injurious,  and in the interest of the nation any  further immigration ought to be prohibited. The great indu.s.t.ries wjll npt  suffer. There is, a su,i p!u,s of thjs class  of labor at th,e present tjm,e r��trJy to  enter a^y avgnug of unskilled lahor  that maj open.  If no more were admitted the supply  is equal to the demand for years to  come, and the change will be so gradual as to be almost imperceptible. There  are more Chinese today in Victoria  and adjacent thereto than in the whole  state of Washington. The Chinese  laborers who are already in the country  will be benefited by the change.  Trade with China will talher be promoted than otherwise, by removing a  cause of friction, as has beeri tound to  be the case in the yn^ted Sjajes in their  trade with Chi^a, sjnee the Exclnsion  Act.  Outside of the profession there has  prevailed an' opinion quite generally  that there is all kinds of money inthe  newspaper business. The average man  seemed to think that publishers as a  iu!e were simply rolling in wealth,  which apparently csmie to them easily.  Of late, however^ the eyes of the dear  public are being opened, and it is  coming to realize that. |niblisheis fire  the hardest woiked and 'some-..of ihe  |ioorest paid people in the woiljj. The)  realjije. nlsjo {here i��l liioro srtith tlian'  poetry in tho statement.  Two or three weeks n^�� ihe Neisoi.  Tribune, generally acknowledged U  have lieen one of, the best dailies 01  the inteiior, suspended pulilicatioii���  simply could not make both end>  meet. Now it is given out that tin  Crow's Nest Conl Co., whice control  the Nelson Miner, would very much  like to get rid of that wlijte olepliani.  The oyy|iar pf the I ardeati Eagle is  advertising his paper for sale, and a  number ��i Clhers (lint could be mentioned aie In the market, not to  mention Ihv Kosslnnd Miner, 011 which  the l.e Rol |ieople spent $10,000, and  then dwclincd to take up the option.  AH of which gops to prove most  conclusively that there is all kinds of  money In the publishing business in  British Columbia���barrels of it���for  everyone except the publisher himself.  THE partnership heretofore existing between  J. A. McLean and J. C Conway, under the  firm name of McLean & Conway, has been  dissolved by mutual consent. J. A. McLean  takes the tinning and plumbing buslneii* and J.  ('. Conway the house luriilshlncs.  All ouutandinsf bills due said firm.as shown  liyfirm'a books', will be collected by J.C.Conway,  wlioisautliorired to receipt for same. All bills  said firm owes, as shown by books ot firm, will  be paid by J. 0. Conway,  Uated at Phoenix Kehy. j8th, 19M.  J. A. MC'.KAH  J. C. COKWAV.  Notice q( Application Io B. C Lcglilatitrt.  KOTICK IS HKRKHV OIVRN that application will be made to this session ofthe Legislature olB. 0, for1 an act concerulng the power  of the Phoeuix Water Supply Co.. Limited,  a< the i;ame appears iu Its Memorandum of Asso.  elation and conferring upon the company further  powers of constructing, operating and maintaining an electric light s> stem In the < ity of i'hoe-  side anil WclnIty In connection with Ha water  works system add confirming a.u agreement en  tered Into between ih,e (nrpprntiou of the ''Ity  orphot-ulx and Jay p. Oraves, Win. Voleu Will,  inuisaud Alfred CoriielHli Hllillierfell, Dated the  20th ilny ofDecemuer, |oa|,  " .HfclTl  Tne moral qf (his tale is . this:  Gentle readsr, II you owe your local  publisher a dollar or ten or twenty, or  any sum, whether for advertising, subscription or job printing, do not let  another week go by without liquidating. The chances are ten to one that  he needs it and needs jt badly in his  business. Remember that the local  paper can and does do more for your  town than any other agency, or all  other agencies.  MS  The following from ihe financier of  the New Denver Ledge, fits the case  to a nicety:  " "When the columns of a newspaper  are'packed {p the last quad with advertisements of business men it does  more to attract attention to a town and  district than anything else. It is a  sign that there is business going on, or  at least that the people are capable' of  doing business when they get an  opportunity. The man who does not  support his local paper cuts a gash into  his financial back without knowing it."  H. S. Turner, the genial editor of  Evening Sun, published at Columbia,  has been in the newspaper business  for many years. When he discontinued  the publication ofthe Cascade Record,  last year, he said that he was done  with the newspaper business for good;  but it appears that the attractions of  the vocation are irrisistable. When  asked recently why he got into it again,  he is reported to have said : "Well, I  guess I've got the disease, and can't  get rid of it."  ..    KISTIfRMAN,  solicitors for Applicants.  'Nitrd Ilie Jttlidny of February, io"?.  Black's cafe  DOMINION AVE.,  I'HOENIX,   b\   C,  ������.*������������ .-."��� nr ::-:x  First Class in Every Respect,  Mealsjcrved in that delectable style  you've been looking for.  Tfip kpit of everything to be found  in the imrhots. of the Boundary.  Managed by an old and experifnc��d  caterer. ���  MINERAL' ACT  CERTIFICATE OF IMPRROYEMEKTS.  NOTICK.  Gold Commissioner and Copper King Number 3  Mineral claims, situate In the Krttlc River  Mining Division of Yale District.  Wiihmb I.ocatkr���In Copper Camp.  Take notice that I Patrick.J, Dermody,Free  Miners' Certificate Number   1140553 for myself  and asagent for Thomas B, Garrison Free Miners' Certificate Number B<j6oi, intend tWty days  from date hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder  fcr a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose  of obtaining Crown GrauU lo theabo\e claims.  And  further take notice that action, under  Section if, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of December 1001.  ������� P.J. DKRMODV  JrEflGADLAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  '   Clerk's Office  PHOENIX, 8. 6.  Phoenix : Bakery  C. W. GRP:KR, Prof.  Phoenix Street, Opp. P. O.  Bread Delivered Daily to all  parts of the City.  , When we aty we, make good Bread  we'are only repeating the word' of  bin many customers. To the stranger  ��� wc any, Try it and tie convinced,  PIH8. CAKK8, CO0K1K8, DOUGH.  NUTS, Ktc, always on hond,  Light Express in Coiniectioii  V,& N   PHONK. S3  Give us a call and you will keep on  coming.  $.������'���:-  L. CHITTENDEN,  Proprietor. ���  THE  PIONEER  LIMITED.  Xsx5^tk$ti$:  Don't Thro\y gharri Away.  It is just like throwing fvw&y rrioney  . when votf ilirow ��w��y the ��NOW SHOE  [TAGS whiohftreon every plug of PA\  r)ol| Chewing Tobacco,. Stive them and yon  can have yonr choice of 150 handsome  presents. Tags are food up to January 1st,  1903. Write for our new il.ustrated premium Catalogue. The Empire Tobacco  Co. Ltd. Winnipeg Branch, Winnipeg,  Man.  "As Otlrsrs gee Us."  "Nothing richer hasevor been pro  duced by any railroad."���St. Paul  Pioneer Press.  "The 'best thing.' the railroad  world can produce."���St. Paul Dispatch,  " Prominent and discriminating peo  pie marvel at the cteation of elegance  and comfort wrought by the modern  car builders."���Minneapolis Tribune.  " The Pioneer Limited stands today  perfect in construction, gorgeous in  finish and the acme of luxury and  comfort"���-Minneapolis Journal.  The "Pioneer Limited," the only  perfect train in the world, is now running daily between St. Paul and Chicago, on the Qhicago, Milwaukee and  St. PauJ Railway.  Take \he *' Pioneer Limited " for all  points in. the United States and Canada.   AH agents sell tickets.  R. L, FQRIV C. J. Epdy,  Pass, Agt. General Agent.  VorldY Scenic Route  Direct Line  East -  WINNIPEG  TORONTO  OTTAWA  MONTREAL  NEW YORK  Lowest Rates  !    Wkst  VANCOUVER  VICTORIA  SEATTLE  PORTLAND  San Francisco  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED MOUNTAIN E'Y.  The.onW all-rail ro��(te between oil points east,  wcst.'aud south to Uoasland, Nelson aud all intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  n.Co. ;..���������  Connects at Neuron with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points. .  Connecta at Meyer's Falls with stage dally lor  epubllc.and connects at Boasburg.w: "  daily,for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Republic, and connects at Boasburg. with stage  trains be-  , Buffet. Sleeper frun on ���: passenger  tween Spokane and Northport.  EFFKCTIVK SUNDAY, MAY 5, igbi.  Leave. Dally Train Arrive  9:30 a. rn Spokane... 7:15 p. m.  12:15a. m..... Rositand., 4:10 p.m.  9^0 a. m ........Nelson...... .....6.45 p. m.  H.A.JACKSON,  General Fassenger Agent.  Via SOO    1NE.  St. Paul, Chicago arid all U.  Points  TOURIST   SLEEPER  SERVICE  !.���>,���.   (Lv Dnnmore Junction Dailv.  aA8r }Lv Kootenay Land'g Tues.I Fri,  St.Paul, Toronto, Montreal and Boston.  West. Leave Revelstoke Daily,  Vancouver, Seattle and Coast.  HONE SEEKERS EXCURSION  Tickets on ��ale, westbound,  March  1st   to   April 30th.  For Time-tahles,  rates and  full information  call on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey, E.J.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,742.535  RESERVE FUND  -'"-   $1,050,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  R. W. Henf.kf.r, President.  Hon. M. H. Cochrane, Vice-Prea.  '. Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevena, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.  Thomas, C. H.   Kathan, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  HRAD OFFICE, SHERBROOKE, P. Q.  Wm.   Farwell,  Gen'l Mgr.,  Jas. Mackinnon,  Assistant Gen'l Mgr.  S. Edobll,   Local Mgr.  S. F. Morby, Inspector of Branches,  BRANCHES.  In Province ofQuebec���  Montreal, B.Austin, Manager. ,  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  CowansvUlc, H. F. Williams, Mgr.  Coaticbok.'E. N. Robinson. Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, .Mgr.  Bedford, E. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St. Hyaciuthe, J. Lairambolse, Mgr.  Ormsto'wn, W. H.Hargravc, Mgr.  In Frovince'pf British Colitmbiu���  Grand'Forks, Wm. Spier, Mgr  Phoenix, N. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents   iu"   Canada, Bank of  Montreal   and  Branches.  "     I,oudon, Eng., National Bank of.Scotland.  "     Boston, National Exchange Bank,  "     New York, National Park Bank.  .   Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada,   U. S. and Europe.    Exchange bought and sold.  Savings   Branch    Department    at    Each  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ot  depositor..  Office Hours: 10-3: Saturday from 10 to 1.  Public Aid to Hospitals.  The minister of finance has introduced a slv.-rt act to regulate public  aid to hospitals. Only one such institution in each municipality is to  receive government aid, which is to  be based on the total number of days'  treatment in theye^ ''days' treatment"  being defined as the total number of  patient treated in a hospital for bodily  diseases on such day. Hospitals where  the total number of days' treatment in  a year does not exceed 500 will receive  the sum of $500. Over 500, the sum  sum of $ 1 for tl\e first 1,000 days'  treatment* over 1,000 the sum of 75  cents for the first 1,500 days' treatment  in excess ofi,rjoo in addition to the  $ 1 for the first 1,000; between 2,500  und 5,000, 55 cents in addition to the  above mentioned aid, between 5,000  and 10,000, 45 cents, but the aid in(  no case is to exceed $10,000, ;  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year   Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year...   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  Tfca y��   /Including Handsome Portrait^  y OttX    ^0f King Edward, 17x22 inches J   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year      ,;   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year   ��6* id  2.50  Lad  Subscriptions received to all Magazines a.riilTeriodi-  cals at publishers lowest rates.  L  Send ail subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  phoenix, a c mm  VXiUX\��i':1;  mi  THE PHOENIX-PIONEER  timumx'  iisiXf'Xix ��� ���  WyshlHt-yy.X:%. -  WXXXXi'X.  ���S''3;'j!'!i'!;"&'| ;'?��� ������  'l^iSp'iil^i ���������  I1?;)'Kil'f'S f ������'���'���������'  Iff IPI^>li'! -"' ��� '���'  MliS'JU&Mf ��� j -'���;'  tfilsj  Mi*pl ;{������:���  |jj|l|i',:'  :&Sii*.!i!i*'.|.iJr.. ,  'fep^sf. ���{'���;"  ,W4gl.Ut��'i8.��.|- , ��� .  '^OW   ' -^h-.ti ������'.    ���  vHl'Tf'^1'^!-^.'* .'..   ���-'-������  m^Mnix-.-  ;SfeJ;��vSf;|  :;������  Good Bar in  Connection.  [Large Sample Rooms,  Electric .*>  '��*�����*��> Befls  and Lighted  ���qaMiimimrm1!  ill'll rail'.  iii ill'.-  Nor-  GDLLIS& FORREST, Proprietors  Ctntr*lly-Lo��it��l  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  ���'������'.. ..      .���..���;���:.���..������    -I    !  ...:. . '',���    !'j .        ".'���. ��  ������':  ��� :  Siiinliii'.iliiiiiyi  lli.iiu.- <. ��� .kM'i  ' Jas Mi\icli,.| l-its ii'iniiiliawii the  business of the Midway Timlins <-'"���>  (oriiiirily''<nvin-fJ hy hill).  : Mich interest is being hud '"  Greenwood und OiiiniJ I'orks in the  pvrlniiii'ajuyH'. tu lie given in lhe��f  places by .the I'liocnU Minstrels nn  Ajiiil anil, 3111 niid 41I',  .Maksiiai.i. & Shi:.*., Pkoi'.s. .^-"j^^~  Dinin  Mveiy  ; Konni   First clttss  i'iiilii n'fir.''  fn Connection with Aetna Lodging H ause.  Knob Hill Avcimty Phoenix, -B. Q,  80S MEETS All; TRAINS,'*;:;,< ,: UVERY STABLE l(< CONNEcflON  ��� ���  �� '  Ikst'."Obtainable. Ilrnnds (if  Wines, l.iipiois and Cigars.  'Phone 29  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  -is worth ''n't on of Tietioiv.  ��� Mere nre facts that thtv  I An Ounce of Fact  -#.;:v      ���'.���.".���������....     ..���'.���,.���,:������ .-���' 1*. ������.���.."' ���'������;. '���   .      .. >.  ��� "-','"'.'������". ��� -''������-is wortii a'ton of Tietioiv.   -lie  I        People^ Cash Store  ��� have to offer you.    .,mad,. Mark, I.eai 11 and Inwardly Digest.     Our  ��� slock o('(!roce'ries, (ilnsswaie/aiid Crockery "Is  secinnJ to none in 1 he  J Inleiior.   .They iwere-bought riyht and I ;mi in :i jiosiiitiii  lo  do  busi-  ��� n !.ss cheaper ihaii aiiy of mv. coin|)oliiois.     Tlie'relirne  niy  nisiomm  ��� .derive the benefit. '.."AII���goods marked in plain English and it "ill not,  J  cost you otic cent lo come and leant the prices.  5 Phone 61. HardyMcKenzie Elcck,  . ��� ���       ��� r ������-��������� ��� ..        ���      ��� ���  �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Chy and District   i  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  ,. .No Rkdistri iiui:ipN'>. Biu. ; Y i>t���  Up to the hour of'going to press- .110  word has been, received by the Pioneer  from the coast, showing tbat the 'ie-;  distribution bill, promised-, for. this  week' by Premier Dunsmuir, had been  introduced. Evidently,."the govern;  ment has other troubles on its hands.  The Ping .Pong''CRAZE~The' ping  ' pong club, organized  last  week,  with  club room in"theBank block, has been  ���well attended this week, and; the"mem-,  /bers are,taking a great'.deal of interest  in 'the. new game,     There is talk of.  organizing another club, / which will  /have headquarters in the lower town.  exceedingly funny; while the oldest  and most time worn.-jukes,'obtainable  will be pesrp'etyu'ed on the unsuspecting public. : 'I he cake walk aiid -the  individual 'parts!;' will be ..far.: above the  average; Next week the lai^i* posteis  announcing the show wiil be out,,.ilio^  Green wood and -Wiaiid^Fdrks;. paperjr  now. having,adyertisemerit's therein.:/  'Meals t/25 -cents  Norden 'cafe;: '��� '"���'���' '������ X':":  and:/up :rat/.the  X;���.!;Mr.'/Monk ENOAGED-Tfllate Montreal papers contain the announcement  iof! the! engagement of: E. Weiitwortli;  Monk,-of,Phoenix, to Miss B. Routh,  ah estimabe young lady  of Montreal.'  Mr. ,Monk: is now in/the1 east,  having  left -'Phoenix!-about' a month ago to enjoy the first Vacation of that kind in  :"five;yeaVs^;;f:r XXX;.X.'XXX'X:: -"  ;//::/Had Small/Audience���r'1'he; Alabama Warblers, headed .by one, Mc-  Kanlass,   appeared    at   the   Miners'  /Union Hall last Thursday night before  -l a small audience. From. the comments  '...'."of those who were present, the performance wasof a modioe're character, Mc-  Kanlass himself being by far the best  oiie iii the!company. '''-���;,��� XA ' ��� "���'���.  ��� ���\.C\'M!.:.'.'At.! Home''���Tuesday! evening the Christian' Endeavor society! of  the Presbyterian churcb  lield  an  At  ! Home   at   the   church   parlors,  and  entertained their friends /in; pleasant  stylei-;' Some of^ the'attractions ;pf; the  evening !were crockiriole,  ping  pong  :and, other games.     There  was also  music  arid irecitat ions,!- with "dainty.  . refreshments,'served before 'the jiarty  .:broke:up. : yP- ;'-.'��� -X-- ���'���"  MWWBXXXPXXl  :|pfe//T/A''  iai|i||:!/^'!iX" /;!//"���  ��'vi &&#?<%, ���*;.'���-������ .-'������-.���������..-��� -  mwM^-^-P-������������'-  ^%mmm'--1 ���''---���;��� ��� ���  ^i^mrnxxx-:  JIanquet to R C. Men���-Tuesday  of. this week -a baiiquet was  given  in  London.to",.the: representatives of B.C.  /niines:that/areiri!'the"World's capital at  : this.time,^^thechair!being occupied by  ;; LordStrathcbnar'and ptieqftlieguests  .��� beihglA; J.! McMillaiiV;! of, !ths.;Snow:,  /shoe miiie, vvhojs spending/the winter  there.,-  The special object was to call  Attention   10  the  mining /'possibilities'  '-'of   this   province;X^lX-y.X-hPlX-  W��$4xXx:  ��-*''-XX::'X>.":.  Wt*VSiJi��a:^r'/--?!-'ri-���'���''*:'���:.:'  m ^mxx'pxxy-  0l$mmxxxxx  mmmm:xxxxx  Single, M en ;- \VoN-r,\\'ednesday  evening a match, was / played between  the married, and, single men: at ..the  curling rink, the single men being the  winners by a score of 14 to. 8,.:. The  following played for the single men:  Messrs.. McCague, ,Slack,' Scott; and  Boucher, skip, yy The married men had  Messrs. Hardy, Morrin, Porter and  Crawford, skip. The married/men-are  ���:ript ^satisfied! atid/another garnewi|l, be  r flayed atEi^ihliUW ''���''���-'  : 'Packed> the 'Hall���Last Saturday  evening the Queen of Hayti Co., an  'aggregation;of colored pieopie/.to/'.-the;  numberof28, drew one ofthe largest  houses of-the season at Miners' Unibii  Hall. There was only enough plot.to  the piay to hangjt ��� together,-' but'!trie  specialties - introduced Were ack"ribw-  ledged:to:be!'extelfeh^'.i''.esp^ial|y-.'-the  hoop rolling.. The'Cbmpa|iy appeared  in GreenwoodI. .the; night^^^ before and in  Grand Fo^MAMOnday, night, having  largeaudiencesA://;!;! !^     ���������'������'.    !';'-;;:-r':;  --Rehearsals ! for,';���.Minstrels���  Regularrehearsals for theperforrriances  to be given week after! nexty by "the  Phoenix Minstrels, are being conduct;  ed;;arid. theA boys^ are; fiecomirig'quite  proficient in their /yaribus; parts;;. In!  factj/it-is believed that'rib professional  company; / that-! ;fias ^appeared': inj tlie  Boundary .titis'yeafthas given'ar show  that is j,he equal of that; now. in.course  of preparation.   The! first part will be  BOUNDARVMIfilINO NOTES, f      '  !, -lllheiRctkCreek/i Placer, Co. i^has  decided to;levy an assessment of $5  per share and begin.work;atonce.: .;:' /  !.; The Rambler, near Eholt,, recently  shipped a /car'������[���' of ore from a very  promisirig/.' surface /showing! y.io\ the  Gran.d.'.Fdfk^  The new timber shaft for the use of  the Oldlioiisidesmine isiiow in daily  use, although the fittings at the the top  are notjyet quite coiiip'leted.  /.It is said that the Calilbrnia (Republic) ore recently shipped to the Granby  smelter, was entered at the custom  house as valued at $500 perton. ;m ",  The secbJici payment/'amounting to!  $6o,ooo, on tlie:borid;bn the Morrison,  Deadwood camp, which was due on the  8th irist., was extended; for one month.  , It will prababiy be another month  before the new hoist for the No. 2  shaft of thb Old Ironsides is received.  It is new-being made by the Jenckes  Machine Co.  ��� .Noshipments/bf ore were made: by  the;SriowshOe this week; the sidetrack;  being occupied most bf the time with  cars bringing in coal and timber for  the new main shaft.       !  It is now expected that the/ second  lurnace being installed by the Greenwood smelter will be ready for blowing  inby the i.st.of April, the construction  being now well advanced. !  Few shipments have gone out ^frorn  the Golden Crown or;Winnipeg mines  . this..w.eek, on /account; of., a couple ol  a couple of orecars having been /de-  ..raijed?o'i}.thespur!to! tb.ese,;minesi,: it  b'e^rigvriecessary to bring!a- wrecking  crew from" Rossland..tp-clear" the track.  It is said that the No. 2 furnace of  tliji Granby smelter,>hich was/recently  blown out for tliepurjiose of rebrick-  tug, holds the world's record for continuous' operation. It had been  niniiingalmost w'ithout cessation since  October, 1900, over 16 months, and  had reduced in that time over 160,006  tons of ore. ��� ':' ���:   '������:���      ������.. ���������:������'.  : /There is a prospect of the Humming  Bird resuming work and sending out  more ore this spring. The mine has  sent, a larger quantity of ore to the  .smelt^ivt'haii the,aggregate of all the  'rest ofthe North Fork claims. The  pre carries good values in gold aiid  silver, but the cost of hauling reduces  ifs'profitableriess./  ���;   ���       ' !  /!;/Three Wifts' bf men'.are!at work in  different, places on the new shaft atthe  Snowshoe." One gang is raising frorn  ihe.26o-fobt levelj ; another from the  ! 100-foot level,/anda third is sinking  from the surface. From the surface  the men are down about 50 feet or  more, and by the first of the month,  bne'of the!other forces will.;probably,  have broken through.  ' Stephen H. Jpnes and Henry; T.  Ely, of Uuluth, accompanied; by F.,J.:  Finucarie and H. F. Mytton; of Greenwood, weie in Midway on Thursday oh  their way. to Westbridge to^.Kcamirie  the Commonwealth group" of: claims,  owned-by Messrs. Perkins and ���Reed.  It !is reported that the visit resulted!in  bonding the properties, iind if ;/the /report be correct, work will likely sppn  ;be commenced on the -group.-r--Mid-  way Advance. XxX\X':  The 'fislii'n'g" sf.-isoit' opL-'n'oil   I.ihi j  Hiituidiiv.        '        ": I  ... Coal .ix.reporled'liiiving been  iViiind  al Repulilic. ; ,-.   ,, .". ���;;���, ������-  I/1. M.ttliison,,'deiitiHl, fJivenwoni1,  B��iili .'pl|i)iie."j.       ,if ! ���,-.', ,-i ��� ���  'Short orders.fumi 6 a. .m.-jtiil, 8 p;  in'.'-ai the Noitienc-ne.  Sevi-ral vases . were disposed   of'in  |he <ititii|l ilvbis njipl tliiv-U'i'k. ���",. ���  ,    J'he G/ceoiviW   .-.t.ij;.-   ni'ikcs. but  one iii|) now daily���in the afternoon.  Mayor Riimberger is expected lo  ieitirn to I'hoeiiix tlie inner jiarlV)!  nextiwcek/'���: ���';   ���' ,'���������������   ' /'"      '.'V.;;v  Work 011 the new stable for Collins  it McUtiaid, (id Knob Mill avenue,'"is  well, under way. :,:��,::' ���-;���: :-'-;- �����'"  ; J K. .Mills is looking, after; some  interests at l''ernie and.-' other Kasl  Kooti'nay points.  .", K- n.iHail,^! the Grand Forks  News, with' Mrs Hall, were visitors in  the ciiy/hist .\loiuliiy;: ���'���'���  No sleigliing prevails in the'.''Hrititi-  u'ary now except in Ifhoeni.v, and ii  will.soon begone here. : ; ���  ,', It is again reported that the Gooder-  harii-Blackstock people are negotiating  for the purchase of the Trail smelter;  M rs. MrW.:Crane left;'- by' yesler  day's train for Spokane; having' received  the hews that her father.is exceedingly  ,  'HlllU'h t>j:)lH Mini (lyhll'IKI-llll  ��Iwb.vh )���  lll|ll;At'j|lV!-|)>l||lJlll<HI   llll'lrt' I'llfl'.  Churcli Servi���� Tomcrrow.  Cailiolic-iFatlier Hi'ilaid wi!| say  iri'a'ss at io a. in. toiiionow at Miuei>'  Union Hall.  Church of Ivnglaiid���St john'-  ���Misston;. sei vii-fji tomorrow, inoriiing  and evening an -usual.-  1 Cpiigiegnlioiuil���I'leacliing set vires  t(;itiiiijiiH'at 1 i a, 111, *unJ 7:3b'p.'in...  'Rev'!'IX, H. Reid, pastor.  Methodist���Set vice loiiinnow evening at 7:30 v'cloi k'iti'Hii'rdy-MrKen/.ii  \\M:    Rev. (i|fl<v Ki,inrv,"'j��aMbr'.'" ���  St. AnnrCws!  i'resliyieiian Chun h,  Service tomiN'iow: tit   i.i   n.   111.   mi''  7:30 p. m...   Stiiniiiy school ami llilil'  cIjiss at 3 p. iir. Rev. J. M, Millar, .M  A., pastor, -���' ���"/  '���'������"    BUSINESS MBNriON.  Corporation of the CiW  of Phoenix.  Nolle*.  NOTICK HI.HKK..V01VKN tlmt .lie Court  of Kcvmluli Tot lllr |iili t��sc-'  t,( lieurlug ��H <--<"��i  liny, t  \<l*y  B.M. McVILLAN,  CIcrUMuiilcljiKlCoimcH.  aX  low.  The Ladies'; Aid of Emmanufi  church will give an "At Home" in the  church parlors on the evening of Aprii  lOtl). ,/�����;..,V:"-:.'V,  ���-:/:.,/���,:-:��� ^' :,'���;;'  X E. R. Ptirdy, resident representative  of.Bradstreets at Nelson,���/made;his  annual call on our business men .this  week.':'    ���:';��� '���>:.: - ';":'l\:'''  _'Rey;and Mrs; J:'m. ;Miliar eriter  tained a number'of friends at- their  house on * Gospel 'Hill;: last;BMbnd;  evening.  ,i  I'lie Myers Creek; News is a new  venture in the/field of journalism, just  south, of the .international boundary  line, at Chesaw. -/    ���nie(miich advertised Kircliner Co.,  failed to make^ its appearance at  lMiners' Union Hall last Wednesday  evening, as promised.    : '  Mrs. R. D. MorkilVwho has been  visiting Mrs. J. !W. .Ast'ey, at the  Snowshoe mine, returned to Grand  Foikson Thursday's train.    ..;,  Rev. and Mrs. Craw, of, Columbia,  have been visiting' Rev.' Millar this  week, at the manse, they! will leave  Columbia for eastern Canada-shortly:  ; Mrs/ J; h. Parker; formerly of Phoe  nix, has txiken' up 'her abode 'at' the"  Nprth, Star ;!mine," East Kootenay;  where Mr. Parker is'riow the general  rnanager. ���: ;;!/-;';/'������'���.'.V:?'.-.:-,'";;-:-;  ������-.:  / r H. A. Small, representing Kelly,  Douglas & Co., Vancouver, who has  been visiting-ther:;Boundary regularly  for five years or more, ,was in- town  this week; .  ; ��� ' ���/���  ; Tracklayers on the'V; V. &'E havej  got this side of Csscade,!.and the  Hot  Air people are trying to stop them from  putting down rails through the Kettle  river valley. ���''/''  . The"Qrarid:!Forks "Mountain; and  Stream Club has been organized .,'w.U'h  the' following officers": Hqn. presideri't,  S...H.' C; Miner; president, L. A.  Manly; vice-president, . A., B. .W.  Hodges; secretary-treasurer,1 W. A.  ilarkin. :  l.odgin)< lionsf   to rent.    Apply  to  MoArtliur^.Mo.iik.    ' ���.   ..     ':...'  ;   Old |>a|ieis lor,ii:ile, at   the   I'toneei  office at 25 ceius p. 1 hundred.  .Want.'I)'���Home'fur boy 01 8 to  board and go Hi s-'umiI. Addies-. l!o.\  i'oo, Phoenix, H. C.  '"Dot'; Waxi'mi���Cioo��J'"Fu\ iVnic.i  (���fl|i u-:in(ei,i. Apply top. O. 'Buv i;^.  Phoenix.  .Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction pf teeth at Dr. Math'  son's.    Both phones; ..,-,' *  MpNKV Fnii.s'i)���Found on Church  stteet, on 1Vti.l1 insi, a su'iri of inone\.  Ott'iVtfr'.'can have same by proving  property mil) paying for this ad. Ap  ply at Pioneer Office.'  Situation Wantei>'��� A woman  wants a siiuatioii, as cpok in'.'a hotel 01  boarding house, or will wait oh table  or wash dishes; cooking prefeired. Ap  ply at'.Summit  Hotel, Phoenix.,  riiwnlx, II, C, UhivIi 1.1, 11*'-  Always::  Desirable  biid pieces ��� of furniture to  m��ke your home more com-  fortuble. A luxury you can  enjoy ��t nil schsou?--.  CLARK & BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS        '  have just, what you  wain nmst..  >������������������������������������������������������������������������  iFRESH  D��liv��rir  Bfcad, Cakes and  Pies, etc.  City Bakery  J.McCAGUEi  Ironwileii Addition, Phcx-iilx.   'Vnr.tc it.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������  A good start  limnrcauiuirc A11UI1,    Air I you  linve Hi Ik um lime iu ��n'k<;�� B0<><* ��,uri.  A Reliable Timepiece  K     Will lnl|l (Oil   l��   IllllWf   II   'jJOIKt   Kin It   1IO  J. nimivr wlitilicr II iHt'.irii Joiiniry ��r the  ���, ihiihI  iluilv viH.MIIuiii<.     Iiwurr yuiirsclf  1 iigMlnst ilcl'ny im.l   ��|i*iii|muiliiH-iilit   by  I Miilngto �� rtilnhlc pliiec lur-yuur w��m��i  i, 111 ihs ����ich llnr.  I   GEO.EDEY,  :i:  1    will Ik IuuikI r<��d)' t��c..lcr tu yuii' w��iit*  111 the Hoytv liltlji u 1 Kih'Ii Iflil Avenue."  FIRST STREET  ON THE BRIDGE ::::  If you feci a  :����  r:    notice. -,;;  TAKK NOTICEi Hint the partnership formerly  .existing between George V,. Breakcnridgc  and the undersigned for cutting ice on Marahnll  Lake, near Phoenix, and selling iiaid ice, has  been dissolved; and further take notice, that the  undersigned has now the sole right of entering  upon,'cutting and removing Ice from said  Marshall Lake, and will at once take legal proceedings against any person who attempts to  take Ice from the same.       ��� 1    . >  Dated the 26th day of February, 1902.  .! '���..'.'" August Jackson.  : COMPANY  ���'���'"' ���'. ���^-Agent for   PABST;BEER  ..    Complete J.ine of Sample.    ;  R. GREIGER,  ' Manager'.QC*��  GREENWOOD  JOE DERHAM  Gitneral  Blacksmith  Special Attention to Horse Shoeing.  NEAR THE RINK  Dominion Avenue,    -    PHOENIX.B. C.  JUST ARRIVED  j�� A FULL LINE OF j��  |PAAS  e^JEGG  ;;dyes  il  EVERY COLOR OF THE  RAINBOW   FOR  EASTER  DECORATIONS.  1 P. MCKENZIE,  < THE WMiGIST.  Hardy-McKenzie Block.  "goneness  when the Meal hours  arrive, you will find a pleas-  aut and ready relief by eating one of our  Cooked 'Mothers' Style' and  served at all hours.  Try one.  Mrs. Jenkins & Mrs. Barnett  PKOPRIKTOKS. '  ��v^&<fr^��y^'^v%^v%.<v-v%*>  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling House, each Ii6.ou i��r  Mouth. *  Log Cabin, |8.co per mouth.  Centrally located rooms cheap  Stores and Offices all parts of town.  _J  FOR SALE  .Three Roomed  House, and Contend, ,  ,   Bargain, $400.00.  Double Dwelling House, a liargaln,  FERE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  , ������9MmmmmMMmmMWSaVSMMSMmmmmamSSMmmmm  INSURANCE  Now in the time to buy Republic  Stocks. Latent quotations furnished on application.  MCARIHUK & MONK,  AGENTS  P. O. ItOX.JJ.  V.fcN  'l'hmif.sj  ��� ^s.%%^V%^sV%^%^^%.V%t)  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������I  THIS WEEK  CHOCOLAtESAND  BONBONS  Fresh, Clean and Sweet.  #  ��  Are you a Ping'  Ponglst  If you are not you should be.  We keep a complete stock of supplies for this veiy popular  game���in fact we handle an assortment of all the latest in  games and sporting'goods. ' If you are thinking of making a  purchase in this line call on ns.  McRAE BROS. & SMITH.  Stationery, Books, Notions, Cigars, Tobacco, Confectionery.  ������ A. McCiting & Co��,  fHay; Graint' Fitd; Rolled Oats, Etc.  Phone No. 36. STANDARD, AVE., PHOENIX.  PRICES.  ���   - "���   -' '     .���..������.'.-,���  ��������������� ���-'<-���   -----w. .���.  ;, ., j.?:;-r.-- -  -:������������';-'���- '  -.-���','/,.:-.;  '-: '��� ���'  One that will run  the yenr around,  is what you need.  Jewelery  of every dlscrlp--  tion suitable for birthdny present enn be  obtained at  wrziMhER^N'S ;  ^���������������������������o����a��������ea��9��0����  Will appear forthe Benefit of the  Phoenix/March 31 <an$ April 1  Gr^enwobd; Apri! 2<J.  Grand Porks, ^prs! 3'ailil^ ���,-  Choruses, Solos,  Duets,;-.Part Songs,^Cake Walk^"'Etc., Concludini;  ��� ���  ��� ���  GW. RUMBERGER,  [  AGENT FOR DOMINION COPPER COMPANY'S ADDITION.  PHOENIX has a Greater record for,shipmentsUhan any other camp in British Columbia  for 1901.    The Boundary shipments for  1901   aggregated 380,000 tons of Gold-Copper,,  ore.    No citv.has a brighter future tlian Plioenix.' ,.  OWN YOUR OwTSI'HOME^Resideuce property in all parts of the City at low figures and monthly.payments.    Houses for Rent. " Good opportunities for investment.  a^ss G, W. RUMBERGER,  -,..' ������_! ' "'��� ���'���   '���':;���'���">. '    ���-���'" ��� ': ���'������ ������'���������'' ->: :  Dominion Aventss, Pfiocnix, B. 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