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 if   fh"    '  I  I  \  J OVER.-.  1       400 MEN  1   Are    working in   the  j mines around Phoenix; '  Devoted to the Interests of the';fiotjhdary.Mining..Disticict��. ,'i;.:',. '-y\  ��� i ��� 1 he-4J��v*o5;-��l - ���...~.-,.-.;  I      PHOENIX , , 'j  ���'- i : Is larger-than - that of 1  i any other boundary j  I   Camp." ���  < i   1   . , /        ����^������, 1 ��,��,,����,,#������, ��.,������������ i,m��,i��  .    ��    '   *      .        . - *     .    .    .^......7.       .    ..  - J .4 - , W  Vol. I.   '"  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 1900.  No. 19.  THE HUNTER-  KENDRICK CO., Ltd.  Wc are headquarters for every-  *��W����������.W������ �� ��� WWB��WW����MWW��  thing and anything needed by  ��������������������>���������������������������������������  +��-������������������������������������������������*������������������������+�����*��***��������������������������#*���������������������������������������*���  anyone or everyone in the   ^^^^^^^^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������*��������������*���������������*���������������������*���������*������***���*���'  LINE OF  HARDWARE  GROCERIES  DRYGOODS  CLOTHING  BOOTS and   >  SHOES and  MINERS'AND HOTEL  Supplies in Endless Variety;  jf��Frec Delivery.*  Prompt Attention  j�� Close Prices j*- .  HE IPHBIKI CO.. IU  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, BvOtw  * Amman  "What \J-'C nave  -���we hold."  Our firm lias not yet been in business for six  months, yet we have a generous patronage far beyond our most sanguine anticipations. This has  been earned by a strict attention to business, right  prices and by a close study of the wants of our customers.  "We propose to bold this trade .in, the future by  the same "legitimate methods, and will continue to  give the very, best-goods for the money in the camp.  Dominion Ave  X)RRIN&  PHOBNIX,BiC.  we S  When we say Ave give the most satisfactory  service to, be obtained in the .General Merchandise  line; iii the Boundary ,country, we mean it. "What  we say we do, we do'do." We solicit a trial from  those who have not yet patronized our store. ���'<  Give:us;a,call when; you/need'���'"���" '-  Groceries, Dry Goods, Clothing  Boots and Shoes, Etc.  Dominion Ave,  Next to P.O.,'  Phoknix, B.C.  ���THE-  Absent KM Jep  Will have his innings at  Miners' UnionlHall,  Thursday, March 29  Some day your wife or your children  or dependents, or even you yourself,  will think you a   ���  ' Ifaj M tliiiled Deftar  If you don't insure  >our life in ... ,  IkcWlSfta(e(o.ofll.I.  The largest ot its kind in the world.  L. G CRAWFORD,  AGLNT FOR PHOKNIX, II. C.  TALK ABOUT TRACKLAV1N0.  Three Officials of tke C>4 Were la Puoealx  This Week.  WINNIPEG TO RESUME  ��CEANACC1BENTAND...MN.  ' iUAIANTEE CORPORATION, Ltd.  CAPITAL $5,000,000.  L/t CRAWFORD,  AGWr HOK fHOKNIX, It C.  LATE STOCK QUOTATIONS.  What  Leads)  Shares, Are   Seltlag for   la  RMtlaa4.  ; . ASKKU  Athabasca  28  Brandon & G. Crown.  Big Three . . v  Cariboo (Cp. McK)..  Canadian (>. Fields  ..  *3  10  81  V/2  BID  24  ��9  72  ���  Crow's Nest P. Coal..$38 50 32 50  Dardanelles,   .   .,   .  Deer Park (new).  Deer Trail No. 2.  Evening Star        ....  Giant  Homestake  ...  Iron Mask       .  .  I.XL   Jim Blaine   .   .   ,. .  King ,.  Knob Hill .A  ......  Lone Pine CcmsoU  Mountain'l,ion '  Monte Christo.    ���  Morrison   Noble Fiye  Okanogan  Old Ironsides  Princess Maud  Rathmullen   Rambjer-Cariboo  Republic .        $1  St. Elmo Con..  Virginia  Victory-Triumph.  War Eagle Con .$1  Waterloo  Winnipeg  Wonderlul '      ...  sK  4^  X  12  11  m  iX  2%  'X  2  1  45  25  '7  -  ��9  ��4  16  ~*3#  - 60   .  40  . 20���  ���iS".  93 <  ��5  4  '#  4  3  10  6  3  *X  75  55  8  6  3%  iH  22^  20  05      1  02  3*  n  4  3  2  35    *  30  7#  5#  16  11^  3  *#  SapMljr Neariat CompUMca.  Messrs. ,Michael McBean & Co.,  purchasers, af the stock of The Wm.  Hunter Co. Ltd., will have one of the  most complete dry goods stores in the  Boundary district. The store which  is one of the most substantial in the  town is rapidly nearing completion.  The grpund floor will be used ex  clusively for men's furnishing, clothing,  boots and shoes; while the second  story will be devoted entirely to ladies'  dry goods, millinery and- dressmaking  department. -  Mr. McBean has secured the services of a leading eastern milliner���rone Who is acquainted with the New-  York, Montreal and Toronto styles,  and ladies may depend on having the  very latest, and ��� finest goods in the  market. ..Mr.. McBean, who is a  thorough dry goods man, will spare no  pains to make his establishment one  of the most confortable in the interior.  Don't forget the Absent Minded  Beggar entertainment, at the Miners'  Union Hall next Thursday.  Captain J. W. Troup, superintend-  ent of the Kootenay and Yale steamer  and rail lines of the Cj P. R., accompanied by J. L. Lawrence, train master on the C. &. W.'at!Trail, and H.  L. Johnson, roadmasfer of the same  branch, arrived in Phoenix Tuesday  night, and were callers at the Pioneer  office. They came up(from Eholt to  the end of the track on a tour of inspection, and on the way visited the  B. C. mine, to which if)oint the C.P.R.  is now operating the Itjjie. '  While in Phoenixi in company with  several citizens; A the* were ��� shown  through the Knob Hill mine by superintendent Win. Yolen; Williams, and  thus obtained some jdea ot the vast  bodies of ore which thfcir company will  soon be called upon to move to the.  Granby smelter at Grttnd Forks.  'J he Pioneer man {asked Captain  Troup how soon thciwSople of Phoenix  could expect to see the remaining two  miles of steel,laid to Uiis town, and  was informed that the Company would  undertake it now with the least possible  delay. This is understood to mean as  soon as the snow is sufficiently gone,  or inothe^course' of 4 month. The  railway company now wishes to ballast  the track from Greenwood to Midway,  and complete the Phoenix spur at  once, and will lose no time in doing  so. ��  JKr. Peters Says Rafcs Are Law.  F. XV. Petei.", assistant freight agent  of the C. P. R. at Nelson, has replied  to tbe criticisms oPteveral journals  that claim the freightl-ates, even since  the recent reduction, -are still unreasonably high. Here is'what Mr. Peters  say<t:  "When we took over the C. & W  branch from the contractors, we decid  ed to make a general reduction in all  our mileage rates throughout Kootenay  and Boundary country, and the reduction between say Nelson or Rossland  and Greenwood, >averages 40 per cent.  This change of tariffs- made a reduction a'so on all other Kootenay branches, which leaves our rates as cornered  with those of some of the* other lines  operating in this country an average of  30 per cent lower. Snre'^ this is fair,  especially through a district such as the  Boundary country, where the cost of  construction was enormous and the  cost of operating equally high.  "Mention is made ot the enormous  traffic into that district; the large acr  cumulation of freight which existed in  November and December was simply  orders held back for months, in order  to get* the benefit of railway rates as  against the enormous teaming rates  which existed. Nov that that is  ckarcJ up, .un one lUeiested can find  the trrtlic i<- not pariiuil.'ily lem'iiKi-  ative. Let me jjn c y< u one more comparison: the first five'CiuSa rale-, between Rossland and Ymir, a distance  of 60 miles via S. F. & N. railway ac-  according to tariff issued March 10,  are as follows:  "Class i, 73; class 2, 68: class 3, 63;  class 4, 56; class 5, 52  "For similar distance 60 miles the  construction rates which have been so  much criticised are as follows-  "Class 1, 78; class 2, 66; class 3, 52;  class 4, 40; class 5, 36  "Our present rates lor same distance  over any ol our lines 111 Kootenay or  Boundary are as follows: Class 1, 58;  class 2, 50; class 3, 40; class 4, 30;  class 5, 27.  "If any reasonable person will compare these figures and w ill recognize  the enormous expenditure in opening  up the West Kootenay and Boundary  districts which this company has gone  to, I do not think they will agree with  some of the press  criticisms  referred  So Says The Treasurer of The  Company.  ML J.H.BEECHER AT MINE WEDNESDAY  War Eaile Shalt Now  Drop  Coejaresser  "���, ; Rack Fly.'V...',;  Dowa M Fcet-Oald  is Now Maklag  the  about 300 feet and the latter 250 feet.  Like most of the other mines of this  camp, in the Gold Drop they are running through or along side of ore most  of the time, and do not have much of  a hunt to find it. The permanent and  larger compressor plant is .to Ixj in  position by July, when the present  compressor will be abandoned. The  new plant will be half of a 15-drill duplex Ingersoll-Sargeant machine.  !N FIELD OF POLITICS  . The Winnipeg mine, which closed  down a few weeks ago, as it was" given out  then, pending negotiations for consolidation with the Golden Crown, will  resume operations shortly. This positive statement was given out Wednesday by'D. H. Bcecher, the treasurer  of the Winning Mining & Smelting  Co. Mr. Bcecher is a prominent business man of Grand Forks, North  Dakota,- and has just made a trip of  inspection to the mine.  He informed a representative of the  Pioneer that 'he was. much pleased with  the appearance of the property, and  the returns ol-from $18 to $24 per ton  on the ore shipped thus far more than  realized the expectations of the stockholders. ,/1'he Winnipeg, which has  been continuously worked for two  years and a half up to this time, is  developed to the 300-fobt level, and  has about 2000 feet of work done thus  far. There are large ore reserves to  be drawn on, from which steady ship^  ments will begin as soon as operations  are once more started. It was thought  this would be at the time the steel was  laid to the ore dumps, but Mr. Beecher  says it will be sooner. At present the  managing director, Duncan Mcintosh;  is east, and will visit Nova Scotia before .his return, where he will be mar  ried. He is expected back in about two  weeks, when .work..'Will: be started  again.'  y    , '���*��� -.' :���',  Mr. Beecher is a prosperous banker  in -his North Dakota home, and has  other interests in the Boundary. ��� One  of these is the Homestake, adjoining  the Emma in Summit camp, which  will be actively developed this summer.  The corporation owning it is the Boundary Homestake Mining Co., Ltd.    :  In regard to the proposed con soli  dation with toe';G^  to.'  In tbe Martin Cabinet.  Victoria, B.'C, March 19.���M.P.  Gordon of Kamloops has just refused  the portfolio of finance in the Martin  cabinet, while Dr. Watt of Fort Steele,  lather of Superintendent Watt, of Williams Head quarantine,- has accepted  the department of lands and works, and  is now en route to Victoria.  Real Estate and Mines.  Agent for the following Fire Insurance Companies:���Phoenix, of London  Western Assurance and the British America Assurance, of Toronto.  the  Selling Agent OLD IRONSIDES SUBDIVISION, Town  of Phoenix.  ttf  OFFIGB: KNOB HILL AVENUE  Beecher stated that negotiationsN.w;ere  still pending between,the,officers of the  two companies, but as yet there was  nothing :that he could, give, outlor publication. '<��� i'.; ���' '  The   following   appeared   in   last  Thursday's Rossland Miner:  "There has not been much dealing  i in Brandon & Golden:. Crown since  the proposed consolidation with,the  Winnipeg; cX the contrary, the stock  has gone down steadily since the plan  was proposed. On the local board.23  was asked for Brandon and 19 bid. It  is said that there is a growing sentiment among the shareholders of the  Winnipeg which is strongly opposed to  the consolidation of these two properties. The feeling is so strong that' if  is now said that legal proceedings may  be instituted to prevent". the consolidation.-  ��� "A great deal of dissatisfaction is expressed, too, at the arbitrary action-of  the superintendent of the Winnipeg on  shutting, down that  property  without  first having obtained   the  sanction  of  the board of directors.    There is liable  to be an investigation  into the matter,  and drastic measures  may   be  taken.  A number of the stockholders consider  that the shutting down of the mine  at  this time is totally   unwarranted,   and  that its only possible effect:has been to  reduce tlie price of shares.    The propel ty, they say; has about 100,000 tons!  of ore in sight, .and that the effort of  the management should be now directed to getting out and  marketing this  ore and making  the property  yield  a  profit instead of allowing it to be idle;  "They further allege  that the shut-  down'is an arbitrary  and unwarranted  assumption of authority on the part of  an  individual  who owns a very small  proportion of the  stock.      There  is,  therefore,   every   possibility  that  the  matter, unless there is a change for the  better-very soon, will be brought before  a meeting of the  stockholders  for adjudication.?  War Eagle Shaft Down 90 Feet.  Progress on the shaft of the War  Eagle is steady, and has now- attained  a depth of about 90 feet���the average  rate being two feet daily. This week  a Pioneer representative visited the  property and went down into the workings with C. G. Buck, the superintendent. As depth is gained the character of the ore is steadily improving.  The new compressor, hoist and pumps  are all working smoothly and satisfactorily. Some 17 men are employed  at the property, and this force will be  increased when crosscutting begins at  the 100-foot level. This should be  some time next week, if there are no  dolavs.  It is reported that the ore body has  been struck on the 70-foot level of the  City, of Paris, in White's camp.  Drifting is now going on at the 100-  foot level on the Norfolk in Central  camp, owned by the London & B. C.  Gold Fields.   ������".  . The freight and treatment rate thus  far charged by the C. P. R. on Boundary ores to the Trail smelter is said  to be $7 per ton.  The. shaft on the St. Lawrence,  Deadwood camp, is down 75 feet, and  will be continued to the 150 foot level  before drifting is begun.  Three carloads of Winnipeg ore, recently shiped gave returns of $18, $22  and $24 per ton respectively. Altogether thus far nine cars have been  shipped from this property.  On the Sunset,* in Deadwood camp,  the new; Half of a 20-driIl compressor,  with the two 80-h. p. boilers are working good shape. '��� The double compartment shaft is now down 150 feet,'  From a large number of tests, an  average value of Golden Crown ore is  $35 Per ton- A car daily, from development only, is expected 'Co be shipped  from the mine, as soon as steel is laid  to the ore bunkers���now very shortly.  A strike of 18 feet of good ore is  reported from the Banner claim in'  Franklin camp, at the head waters of  the north, fork of the Kettle Vivcr. The  property was bonded last year by  Henry White, one of the old timers in  Phoenix and other Boundary camps.  Superintendent Buck, of the War  Eagle, Who is also in charge of the Red  Rock and Bald Eagle, has received  instructions to begin development  work on the latter properties as soon  as thay can be gotten at to advantage.  This will probably be in a short time,  as the snow, even at that altitude, is  disappearing fast. .  /1'he annual meeting of the stockholders of the Mountain View Copper  :Cp,w:as;heId at Eholt ^Monday  night  Premier Martin's Cabinet Not  Yet Filled.  FHfflTINfi JOE IS NOT IN A IUMY  Laurier Rtfases fo laterfere aatf the UeaUa-  aal-Ooveraor Tarai Dawa a Pretest���  Pelllical Paiaters.  were'-fchosen: President, P. Welch;  vilr;e-.president;and managing', director,  J. G. Scraflbrd; secretary and treasurer,  J.R. Mclhtosh^Jbhh Dorsey, V. Mon-  nier, J. W. O'Brien and G. A. Rendell.  It is expected that-tenders will be  opened and. a-con tract let for develop  ment work on the property in a' few-  days.  During the last week, there has been  but little change in the political outlook of the province. Premier Mar-,  tin has not yet filled his cabinet', and  does not seem to he in a hurry. The  business men of Victoria have sent in  a protest against the present situation,  which the lieutenant-governor rather  curtly turned down. The premier has  seized ties and timber on the Crow's  Nest railway, for alleged lack of payment of royalties.  This week Smith Curtis, the minister of mines has been in Rossland,and  was exjiected daily in the Boundary, v  but up to this writing had not appeared. Mr. Curtis seems very confident  of Mr. Martin's success at the polls,  but as yet, the,premier is supported by  but few papers in the province. Premier 1-iurier, at Ottawa, has refused  to interfere, saying that the people of  British Columbia have the remedy in  their own hands.  An endeavor is being made to draw  strict party lines in the coming contesL,  and the conservatives will doubtless  have nominees in the different ridings.  Then there will be the liberals opposed  to Martin and the straight Martinites.  As yet it is anybody's fight, and presents a most unusual iwlitical anomaly.  PoHOcal Maters.  W. B. Cochrane returned Monday  from the liberal-conservative convention held at Nelson.  A. B. Clabon, of Rossland, has been  offered a cabinet portfolio, according  to the latest report    ���  James M. Martin, M. P. P., says  he might stand again for election from  this riding under certain conditions.  John Houston, .mayor of Nelson,  and editor-jof tr^.Trib^ne^:.- is,, said jo_  ave another bee buizin^w, hist, bqn-^  Driving Two Tunnels on Gold Drop.  Superintendent Easton informs the  Pioneer that he has two drills of  the temporary compressor at work, one  in the No. 1 tunnel and the other in 1  No. 3 tunnel.    The former is now  in 1to tl,e "-'"d-  BRIEF BUT IMPORTANT.   *,  - ' '   ' ��?���*  The Kettle River Railway bill in  the Dominion house has been read  twice and;is now in the hands of the  railway committee, with, it is said,  considerable hope of being favorably  reported oh.  There is h'ttle to record in the  Transvaal war situation this week.  The British forces are-still advancing  toward Pretoria, and the Boers are as  steadily retreating, w-ithout important  battles occurring.  The report is gaining currency that  Messrs. Gooderham and Blackstock,  majority owners of the War Eagle and  Center Star mines at Rossland, are  negotiating for the Hall Mines  smelter at Nelson. Supt. Hastings,  of Rossland, recently examined both  smelter and mine.  Last Wednesday the little town of  Kuskonook, on Kootenay lake was  wiped out by fire. The burned buildings included the postoffice and the  mining recordei's office, the papers in  the latter place, however, bein^ saved.  The fire is thought to have been incendiary. Loss, $15,000, no insurance.  At least 35 builings were burned,  many of them unoccupied.  It is announced that the contract  for the construction of the Wenatchee  extension of the Great Northern into  Republic has been let. Generally  speaking, the route of the extension,  as recently surveyed, will be from  Wenatchee up the east bank of the  Columbia to the Okano��an, up that  creek, up stream to the headquarters  of that creek, across Enos valley to  the headwaters of the west fork, down  to the San L'oil river and up stream to  Republic.  The McRae sawmill now has two  lumber yards in Phoenix���one each  on Dominion and  Standard  avenues.  Cleaning up back yards is now in  order and absolutely imj)erative.  Those who do not do it voluntarily will  probably receive a visit from the provincial constable. The health act is  very explicit. Private as well as public houses should attend to this at  once.  The Dominion Express Company's  employees throughout the Dominion  are raising a patriotic fund, to be called the Dominion Express Company's  Voluntary Patriotic Fund.    Each em-  net, headed towards Victoria.  Hon. C~ H. Mackintosh, of- Ross=-  land, is talked' 'of 'as a conservative  nominee,, and the name of'FX BvBogUj  is also prominently' mentioned.-  Dr. Bowes, of Rossland, is out as  an out-and-out eight-hour candidate  for legislative honors from this riding,  makings lour possible candidates to  date. I  The Rossland liberal-conservatives  will meet April, 2nd to choose delegates to a convention to be held April  10th to nominate a candidate trom  this riding.  The Liberal-Conservative Association of Phoenix, held a meeting Thursday evening, and will meet again next  Monday evening, when the list1 of  officers will be completed.  There is talk of G. O. Buchanan, of  Kaslo, opposing R. F.. Green, M. P.  P., at the approaching election in Slo?  can riding. Wm. Hunter, of Silver-,  ton, may also enter the lists.  William Fernie, after whom the town  in East Kootenay is named, has announced himself as a candidate for.  East Kootenay in the next . provincial  elections. His platform has not yet  been given ont.  The Rossland Record is authority  for the statement that Joe Martin has  offered the'portfolio of finance minister to George A. Stewart Potts, who is  still considering that offer. Mr. Potts  is an e.x-newspai>er man, and-is now-  junior member in the law firm of  Tupper, Peters & Potts of Vancouver,  and is now located at Greenwood.  The report is not corroborated, however.  List of Prize Winners.  The list of those who w-on prizes  last week, Friday, at the St. Patrick's  eve masquerade ball given by Phoenix.  Miners' Union No. 8, is as follows:  Best lady's costume, Mrs. C. W."  Abbott���silk skirt, value $15, given  by the Hunter-Kendrick Co.; best  gentleman's costume, John Riordan-���  $5 hat, given by Foley Bros.; best  Topsy, Miss Maud Despaine���$5 pair  shoes, given by the Wynkoop-Sfephehs  Trading Co.; most comical lady's costume, Mrs. McCormick���,-ocking  chair, given by Clark & Binns; most  comical gentleman's costume, G. XV.  Rumberger^���?5 pair shoes, given by  Morrin & Thompson; best lady  waltzer, Mrs. T. A. Blair���$5 lam]),  given by Michael McBean; best gentleman waltzer, E. D. Hall���box of  cigars, given by C. W.  Abbott.  Dr. MacDonald, dentist, of the firm  of Drs. Mathison & MacDonald, Greenwood, will be nt the Imperial hotel,  Phoenix, from Saturday, March 24th,  to Thursday, March 29th.      Dr. Mai>  ployee in the various offices is expected i Donald is a graduate of  the   Pennsvl-  to contribute a half of one day's wages I vania  College of- Dental   Surgerv,  oi  Philadelphia.  ��H8��*��**M��(!B^^ CL  p  IV  si'  THE   PHOENIX PIONEER.  '."V-1-    ,  '  ������'"." ��  *     "1  V]  J -  w:  \x .1/  Mi'1  t       \  X V'.-  ,{������?>.'  It'  3:  The Phoenix Pioneer.  IS LTD OK SATIR��AV B\   THE  HONKER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PIIOMkUE. n. c.  W. B. WILLCOX, Mgr.  Sl'IlSCKfFTIONS  PfrVcar .             mx Months....- _   To! oiMffn Countries   $3 00  . . . 1 25  2J0  advertising rates furnished ou application.  Legal notices lo and scents per line.  Four vecMy insertions constitute one month's  ��<i\ erf Isingv  J 900  MARCH  (900  gun    Mon  Tues  Wed  Tbu  Fri  Sat  (  1  2  ,3  4      5  6  . 7  s  9  10  II     12  13  14  r5.  16  .x7  i8    19  20  21  22  23  24  25    26  27  28  29  30  3i  fcUITORlAL COMMENTS.  Joe Martin has fired his first gun,  with 22 planks, into the political arena.  That will give his'enemies just 22 separate opportunities to fire back at him  ���that is if any such were previously  needed.  Mr. Martin's most bitter opponents  assert that the lieutenant-governor  should be dismissed, and talk of Hewitt  Jiostock. as his successor. The premier,  questions. If a passenger hails from  Grand Forks, Rossland or Nelson, he  must have a health ceitificate *or submit to \accination. There is nothing  to prevent a person stating that he  came from Re\elstoke and beyond,  or any other station than the three  mentioned.  ���"**  Establishing a  quarantine  is right  and proper, but such a quarantine is  of little or no benefit.    Then, too, if a  passenger comes from   a   supposedly  however,  seems to think  he is secure infected town, what is  to  hinder  his  from   any   such  earthquake  as  that having a bushel of smallpox germs, or  would be.  WORTHY OF SPECIAL NOTE  If there is one practice more than  another to be condemned in western  . ton ns, ft is that of sending back east  lor goods which can be as well gotten  right in our midst. Too often, also,  the goods received are of an inferior  quality; and of course, there is no  practicable redress. ���> '*> t ���  The Vernbn News calls attention to  this habit in its locality,' and  emphasizes the injustice done thereby to the  locali merchants.      That, paper also  ,, states that it has recently declined a  "proposition  from a "Toronto clothing  'firm lo advertise its wares,  the rate  ; offered being Tiigher than (local merchants were paying/,,  The subject is not an easy one to  .deal with, but the Vernon News should  - Jie commended'for its action.   If there  js a single' merchant in Vernon  that  .does not appreciate that paper's loyalty  to the town andits interest, thus prac-  . {icjilly shown,   he, must   be   narrow  minded'indeed. rThey  should  show  this appreciation by lincreasing their  ',��pace in;the News^and if they "do not,  they do not-know a good thing when  -they have it, No'other one thing can  ��� be made1 to' be"of as much actual ���ser-  - 'vice in'upbuilding any town as a live,  , jup-tordate newspaper,1 that works for  * ihe interests of the.commiinity. in sea-  , 'json. and out offseason. Syu' >' ' "  ' ^?,;-!rfce;Pioneet..is onp gf those, papers  �� that believea in 'fostering the business  of home merchants in every legitimate  <. way. Their 'prosperity, is reflected "in  that o(the town itself., /The attraction  v , in sending east for goods is, we admit,  often ��� difficult, to.;.overcome ��� even  though the goods are,found, ,when too  ��� late, to be cheap and' trashy, that are  .so glowingly set" forth "in .the' catalogues.  It often reminds us of the woman who  spent five cents car fare to purchase  ..an aiUcle.at a distant, store,  that cost  > just the difference nearer home., Home  v industry and home merchants, if worthy  ,of the name at all, should receive' our  "patronage; and( ��\they do not'keep  what you" want', let therrTs'end for'it for  The rank and file of the people arc  sick and tired of the political wrangles  with which the province has been  cursed for nearly two years. It is high  time that a halt was called and that  public instead of private interests were  looked after.  Already there is a move of the army  of prospectors to the hills, and there is  e'cry chance of bigger and better disco veiies being "made this year than in  the jxist. The vast mineral riches of  the Boundary are only just beginning to  be know n or found.  Premier Martin has been raising a  great hullaballoo about the mining  situation in Rossland, and Smith Curtis has been this week looking into the  matter.t If the premier would' hasten  more to bring on the election,' it would  suit the people" better.  "Bobs" is living up to his record in  South Africa. Now that "Ladysmith  has been relieved' and Bloemfontein  captured, General Roberts is advancing on Pretoria. Kruger's days as the  potentate of South Africa are , practically numbered, and that entire region  will be the gainer.   '  -,     ,   t    -  Thousands,of.dollars were expended  in advertising and, otherwise by the  prompters of private bills presented to  the late*, legislative < assembly. That  money'was.thrown- away by the dissolution of the legislature* without passing one single act of *any kind.' The  members of that legislature will be remembered by the people. '���  Members of the sanitary committee  of the Phoenix Board bf' Trade wish  it understood that in assisting the provincial constable in enforcing the provisions of the health act, they are acting  only for the, best good of the town. It  is a thankless'job at best, and their  efforts should be supplemented by even  resident of the town.  PUZZtES^THEM ALL  -j ?t is many a.nioon since a .political  ���situation, similar to that now existing  "in the province,' has been presented to  *he {people'of this section.t  Never  ^before were, there apparently so man>  -.diverse interests to consider and never  * ,before was it so needful that the -coining election should  settle  the matter  .and settle it right   *    ���   -  '  . With^ll ,the criticisms that have  .been launched against it, the Turner  government was a stable government  Of the -Semiin government   not   as  -.much can  be said.    As  the Semiin  government was' tottering to its fall  . lor the last several months, it became  .apparent that the struggle was merely  .one for place, and that theie was little  ^f.any   principle   involved.     Then,  when -the government  was   recently  defeated   on  the re-distribution  bill,  jMr. T#mer and his associates in  op-  ^asitvon^attemnted to form a coalition  to keep<Mr, Semiin and  Mr.  ' So far there are three talked-of aspirants for the Rossland riding's seat  in the ^next legislature. ^ .They are  Smith Curtis, Alexander Dick, the  mining man, and Mayor A. S. Good-  eve, all of Rossland. Of course the  Boundary is not considered when candidates are mentioned, but it will be  cultivated in good shape, before the  polls are opened.  any other kind, in his baggage if it is  not fumigated ? Passengers also who  pass satisfactorily are kept in the cars  while the medico, inoculates the less  foitunateones and scraps about the  one dollar fee that he is entitled to���  ii he can get, it  It is a farce, pure and simple, as is  attested by do7ens of reasonable men  who have witnessed the modus operandi. Let the quarantine be thorough  in every particular and let the city of  Greenwood furnish sufficient help���if  one man is not enough���to give the  job the attention it deserves.  In this connection it is said that recently the provincial health authorities  ordered the mayor of Nelson by wire  to erect a pest house and do other  things needful to keep out smallpox.  Mayor Houston's answer by'wire is  said to have been as follows:  "I'll see  you and your governmet in    first." To say the least, this was brief  and to the point, but the reply did not  appear in lull in the mayor's paper,  the Tribune.  Jay P. Graves, whose syndicate, is  operating on such an extensive and  successful scale in Phoenix camp, has  recently bonded" a group called the  Rockland, in"- the Slocan, of which  great things are predicted���and evidently with reason. It is >the only  copper-gold i'property of consequence  that is known of in the heart of the  silvery Slocan. The property of the  syndicate was visited last week by Wm.  Yolen Williams, of Phoenix, the expert  and superintendent of the Knob Hill  and Old Ironsides. He secured samples and it is said was highly pleased  with the,enormous ledge on the claim.  It is a pleasing comment1, that, at a  time when most of the capitalists and  investors this side of the Atlantic, are  tightening their ��� purse! strings, Mr.  Graves should be successful in interest  ing additional capital for the development of mineral properties.  NOTICE.  We, The Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.,  have sold our entiie stock fo'' Mr.  Michael McBean ol Toronto.  Mr. McBean comes to our midst a  thorough businessman. Yearsofexperience in his native country, Scotland,  and with a number of years in the  trade center of eastern Canada, enables him to be an expert in his line.  The new firm will cairy a new and  thoroughly'complete stock of high  class dry-goods, millinery, clothing,  boots and shoes, men's furnishings and  house lurnishings, besides having a first j  class dress making department.  The store is now being completed  to receive the large shipments which  are expected in a tew days.  Mr. McBean has a first class millinery stock bought and has secured  the services of a leading eastern milliner to take charge of this department:  Ladies of Phoenix and vicinity may  expect something extra nice in this  depanment. Due notice of the opening will be announced later.  Wishing each and every vone every  success in the new camp, we aie yours  truly,  Tun Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd.  Whercl��E.W. Asking? ' "  Wanted to know the w hereabouts of  E. XV. Askins, last seen in Phoenix  early in December, traveling in a two  horse rig selling dry goods, cooking  utensils, etc. 5 feet 7 inches tall,  weighing 175 pounds, dark complected,  .30 years of age, well educated. The  lather of this young man is very desirous of locating his son. A liberal reward will be given for locating him.  Any one knowing of or having seen  him will communicate with  J. RJONhS,  St. Louis, Mo.,y.S(JA.  ,3900 Kennedy Ave.       .   .,     i  -.   ' -���-*���������s x . \  Church Services.  PRrsBYixRiAN.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7130 o'clock,  Ironsides   time,   in  the  schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.    t  D. A. Si'Ewaki, B. A.,  Presbyterian Missionary.  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN' IS 3IADE BY THE  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  POBTMANN .  BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  -~..j  Meihodist.���Preaching service will  be held every Thursday evening, at  7:30 o'clock, at the schoolhouse. Sermon by Rev. ,B: H. Balderston. Cordial invitation .to'all:      >',���>   \.   '  PHOENIX LAUNDRY.      >*���*  < LAWREI<cfe&\VATs6NjProps." ;  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  The Phoenix Livery Barn and  GOOD CALLED FOR  AND DELIVERED.  Clark & Binns,  DEALERS IN. ��'*���;      '  ...FURNITURE...  With Several Carloads in Stock and Several more en route, we can  fill any order, from the Largest Hotel to the Coziest Home.  Let us figure on your order.  UNDERTAKING ANDIEMBALMING.  , ��� ' L_OId Ironsides Avenue,  ^ Feed Stables   <  t ��������. ���   HEDGES & CO., Proprietors.  j�� Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.   Heavy Draying. jt  ,   ,      . "        fCharges Reasonable. (  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, U. C.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  \wwmm  What a Miner Wants.  Vauqhan & HcInnes,  The Pioneer  ...Butchers  OF THE CAMP.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mntton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season. %"  Your Trade Solicited.    Our Prices Are Rislit.'  i P. Burns & Co,  ���  ��� HEAD OFFICE TOR UOUNDARV CKKFK, GKKKXWOOD, It. C.  ��� , s HEADQUARTKRS, Nl-LSON, B. C.  : Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  �� Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  ��� Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,   '  �� Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  [ FISH, OYSTER'S AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  J All orders receive proinpt attention.  ���  ���  SUNN & McCAGUE,  PKOPKIEIOKS.  City Bakery  i  ir RiwiH, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  ironsides Addition, phoenix; b. c. free deljvuiv.  Old If onsides Ave.        PHOENIX, B. C  ' The Rossland Miner avers that the  C.P.R. is about to buy out the Grand  Forks Gazette���lock, stock and barrel!. The editor of the latter s-heet  denies the soft impeachment. The  theory is that the C.P.R. wants to shut  off the anti-C.P.R. articles appearing  in the Gazette, in which its editor is  becoming as much of an adept as the  versatile editor of the Miner.,  A short time ago when tbe War  Eagle closed dow n in Rossland, the  Toronto World took occasion to publish some misleading information about  the mines of Phoenix camp. That  journal, which has thus discredited  itself, has probably learned by this  time that the majority of mining companies operating in this camp are not  of the variety it took such fiendish  delight in describing. There was, of  course, no truth whatever in the statement made.'  He wants a "false set" of teeth for  the "mouth of the tunnel," and a girl  of exerience to paint and powder the  "face of the dniL"       ,  He wants a four-in-hand tie for the  "collar of the shaft," and a boot for the  "foot of the incline."  He needs a jockey who can ride a  "porphyry horse" and use the "spur of  the ledge" on a "bucking donkey"  (pump) and "drive a crosscut"  He wants an "expert" burglar to  "tap the ledge," a detective to "lollow  the vein" and a watchman to guard  the "silver plate.''  He wants a hat that will fit a "head  of water," and a man who can wear  the "cap of a tunnel-set."  He wants a soldier who has been  "drilled" to handle "gun" and to  "shoot" and work a "battery,-" also a  painter who,can distinguish a "color.'"  He wants a "square set" of men to  work for him, some feed for his "giraffe," a bird for the "cage," a -hunter  to hunt the "gopher" and a "grizzly"  and a sprinter to "run a drift" against  time.  He wants a tidy man who will put  an "apron" on and "clean up" the mill,  sweep up the "dust" and wash "dirt"  He would also like to have the government lurnish him with "stamps'"  tree ot charge.  And when he "dies" he wants to go  to the -'upper level" and play on a silver "horn" and have his "slapjacks"  baked in a "gold pan."  Anotfier Car  of Timothy Hay Just to hand.     Also Car of Oats.  When Buying Flour  See that it is the Celebrated CAr.GARY HARD WIIIUT, the best Grade of Flour in  the Market    The PHOKXIX FHKD and PRODUCE CO. are sole agenU fo- this  Celebrated Flour.  An Immense Shipment of  Choice Fresh Ranch Butter Just  Arm ed at our Warehouse. Kindly call and sample it.  CONTACTORS and BUII.DKRS WIU. TIND  a good r,tock of A No i Shingles always on  hand at our Warehouse.  PHOENIX FEED AND PRODUCE CO.  Maple Leaf Hotel  TWIST & SANDERS, Props.  FINE WINES, LIQUORS  AND CIGARS  ���mmhhmmmALWAYS KEPTION HAND. ~ /'  Old Ironsides Ave.  ���PHO NIX, b:c,<  J. E FORTIN,  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  Shoes  m'ades ini any style.     Rubbers*and Snoes repaired.'  All kinds of Leather Findings for sale. ,     Harness Kkpaiked.  The British Columbia Wholesale  Liquor Company, Limited.  R. GREIGER, Manager.  AGENTS FOR pafc^t  Columbia  r  Hotele^^  Corner Dominion Ave.  and Phoenix Street.  W  The Largest and Best Appointed hotel  in the Camp. European plan. Newly  furnished and finished .throughout.  ^j��^COMPLETE LINE OF BAR SUPPUES.^^j* I  .  GREENWOOD, B. C.      . . I  ^&'��a^B^Ek,B^ffl^a/B^lS^!&<tf^^^  What the   Vancouver   World     de  Cotton s "kes as t1e  "dai^est piece of public  in poa-er. .' The retard was to be seats  in the cabinet? As is,��-ell known, the  .attempt Mas frustrated by Joe Martin  and others.  ,,Now, then, Mr. Martin   is forming  a government, and will appeal to the  people for endorsation.    He will certainly not be endorsed by  the Turner  .or Cotton-Semlin faction;., and as yet  ,   he has failed to secure the support  ot  .Jicy party or faction.    The conservatives are certainly against  him, and  ��he fibcrals .ire far from being united  on Mr. Martin or his poljcy.  .    .'Attempts are being made  to bring  .on the elections on, btrict.y party lines  ahd conventions to that end have been  held.    The parties aie so  split up.  'J.onever, that it is jet iar from certain  jrhnt this ran be don'e.    The  situation  jju??Tes   the   most   experienced   and  ;Htt;fO poHtir.il xiorkers in the p'-oiince  jobbery yet recorded in Canadian history," and perpetrated by the Semlin-  Cotton government, has recently been  unearthed at Victoria. It consists in  giving title to certain valuable coal  lands to the new Vancouver Coal &  Land Co., which that corporation got  from the Hudson's Hay Co., and the  title to which had been in dispute.  Lots of queer things come out about  election time.  TdRGUiH THE WEEK.  L  Jj there ever was a farce, the quarantine, now existing by authority of  the city of Greenwood, fills the bill to  a nicety. On the arrival of the C. P.  R. train daii), the car doors aie  locked, and Dr. Schon, the city health  office-,  begins the seance by asking  New Majestic Officers.  The first annual meeting of the  Majestic Gold Mining company, limited, took place a few- davs ago in Montreal, ��tbe attendance being large, and  Mr. S, H. C. Mu e ccupjing the  chair.  The superintendent's report was read  and considered very satisiactor), the  same being supplemented by a short  address from the president. It was  reported that shipping fiom the City  ot Paris, the ad.o ning property to the  Majestic, in H lute's camp, had begun  at the rate of 30 tons per day, and  that arrangerr ents had about been  completed for remjving the product ol  the Majestic.  'Ihe election of officers was then  proceeded with, resulting as follows:  S.H.C. Miner, presiJent; J.P. Graves,  vice-president; C.F. Smith, H. E. Mcintosh, J. F. Hemenivay, A. L. White,  secietary, and George XV. Woostet,  treasurer.  X. F. SEARS, Proprietor.  Are Now Ready to do All Kinds of  TINWARE, ROOFING,  REPAIRING, Etc.  Dominion Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoeuix at S.15 a. m. and 1,45 p. in.   Phoeuix Time.  Leaves Greenwood at 10:00 a.in. aud 4:00 p.m.  Greenwood Time.  MANDEL 8c MURPHY, Props.  (Formerly of Sandon.)  Merchant  T  i?^����!��tf;v^^3^^;s^^?^  (Opposite Mineis' Union Hall)  Corner Dominion Avenue and Ka..i er   Street, Phoenix, B. C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished i Bar Furnished With the Fin-  Convenient!}* Arranged.   . | est of Goods.  Are now open with a full aud Complete  Assortment of the Latest Patterns iu Suitings  Overcoatings, Etc.  Cor. Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  m  S!4 'SVViWW-  "Graham & Prendergast, Props.  DAN McRAE, Profrilior.  gh and Planed Lumber, Flooring, SMplao, Rustic and  SHINGLES ON HAND. .      .  We nre prepared to furnish dimension timbers.  Mill Located Two Miles West of Phoenix, B. 0  i THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  jtifrir-TTT  |-4--f-f++4^<f4-H-f+-M^-H-H=H-4-  DRUGGISTS.  DRUGS,  PERFUMES,  Druggists Sundries.  WE GIVE EVERY ATTENTION JO OUR i    '     '  REMEMBER THE LOCATION  Opposite The Wm. Hunter Co.  '    ooo  DominiftnAv-       niOENIXJX  CONSERVATIVES MET  L-i.  Decided on Vigorous Campaign  on Party Lines.  4ND PASSED   MANY   RESOLUTIONS  |Dclei��tci Were PrcMat From Roiiland, Nel-  koa, Slecu, Trail, Ymir, Greenwood,  Pbocalx, Colvmbia and Grand Forks.  Last Friday the conservatives of the  x constituencies in Kootenai met at  elson, for the purpose of considering  he present political situation and' or;  ;am/ing for the election contest.    Dr.  Sduard   JJowcs,    of   Rossland,   was  hairman and j.   Stewart  Potts,   ol  Jreenwood, secretary.  The resolutions adopted were as follows:  Moved by D. B.   Bogle, seconded  by Cliye-Pringle, and carried: "  " l*hat the-origin ot the * Liberal  Conservative party may be traced to  a crisis in the history of the tountry  which necessitated a union ofthe best  men of both parties lor the unification  and progress ol the Dominion o! Canada. XA 4eriousf crisis ' exists in the  province of British Columbia at the  t present time. The principles of' Lib-  '_ eral-Conservatism contain the only  2.s^eined>\lor one-man government, sec-  ��-|tionalism and the undue influence of  MPplitical adventurers: Therefore, be it  }|pf "Resolved���Chat in the "opinion of  jgjjlthis meeting thre forthcoming provincial electionsjbe conducted upon party  lines,,, the Liberal-Conservative party  | relying not solely upon party affiliation in federal politics: but also upon  broad principals of LiberahGonseryat  tism which will remedy the violent  Abuses.. of government in this province." ��� . '  Moved by A.'S. Goodeve, seconded  p^by H. C. Shaw, and carried: ';  5$|3\ "Resolved���That in the opinion of  ^Shis rilseting there-should be a redist?i-  Ippution of seats throughout the province  "fiiipon a fair''hn'd;?eqiutSble Jb'as'is;"and!  Ian immediate remedy by,special :legisf  Jation for the glaring anomaly in the  jjj epresentatibn of' Rossland 'riding ��� of  West Kootenay by giving a member  b the Bbundaiy district;"- -  Moved by Dr.   Bowes, seconded by  red Irvine and carried: ,. ,  "That this '^convention   deprecates  he existing disputes between labor and  apiral, and suggests that   it. will - be  the vocation   of   the   government   to  ���carefully investigate   the   working   of  laws dealing with the industrial eoridi-  tioris, and general regulations between  Jabor   and capital   in   the   province,  i keeping in view, the  main, object  of  government,, the   prosperity   of  the  ���country'"arid the well-being of its'cit-  i. izens."  g It was moved by A. Dick, seconded  gljy W.A. Macdonald, and carried:  "Resolved���That this convention  .approve the establishment bf employees'relief funds, under proper safeguards, for the. benefit of workmen  employed in mines, to be contributed  ���to by the workmen, the employer and  the. government; such relief funds to  be administered jointly by trustees appointed by the ^workmen, the employer  and the government, and to provide  medical aid, and afford relief in cases  of accident, sickness, 3r death."  It was moved by C. E. Race, seconded by Hector McRae and carried:  ��� "That as mining is the most important industry in the province, our representative should favor legislation  fostering mining .and protecting v it  against undue discrimination as- compared with other industries and particularly in the following:  (i) "That increased fees upon the  recording of ciaims and obtaining,of.  crown grants should not  be imposed.  (2) "That taxation upon mining  should be placed upon net income,  not as at present upon gross output  and capital invested.  (3) That a proper distribution of  the revenues derived from the mining  districts should be made in furthering  the construction of roads, trails and  bridges, in ��� undeveloped mining districts.  "(4) That the efficiency of the minting bureau, which has already been an  effective advertisement of the province,  should be increased by the compilation  t. and publication of monthly  returns of  mineral output, and by the advertise  ment of the province by means of  lectures; press advertisements and ore  exhibits under,, the direction of an  energetic agent in London..   'x :'.y.;l  ,'"{5) That in these; and all /respects  affecting the mining interests of the  province our representatives should act  together for the better furlheiing and  protection of th'e"miriing industry than  heretofore."  Tt was moved by J. S. Clute, junior,  .seconded by , Hector McRae, and  carried:  "Resolved���That' this, convention  expresses its confidence in Charles  Wilson, Q. C, as leader of the Liberal-  Cpnservatjve party in the province of  British Columbia and pledges him its  heartiest support."'  Delegates were present from Rossland, Nelson, Slocan, Ymir, .Trail,  Greenwood, Phoenix,' Columbia and  Grand Forks. ,':'���".��� .������"; . .������';���   r. .  Graves bonded another group.  Afreet .U Pay $75,009 tut Several Copper-told  Properties on Slocan Lake.  ��; The   valuable Rockland group;, of  three claims on Slocan lake, ..has been  bonded  to Jay P.  Graves by  Frank  Watson of Spokane and  Judge W. W.  Spinks.of'Vernon, ]{.C.    That is to  say, ,two-thirds of. the property has been  bonded, Mr. Watson and Judge Spinks  retaining ii third interest,    'ijhe consideration is $75,000, w^iichfis to be  put into the treasury for development,'  /machinery; etc. A In'{ aclditionji to j:;this  the syndicate which'Mr. Graves represents agrees to pay off the existing indebtedness.  _ ^ Frank Watson, one of the owners,  recently said in  Spokane:' "Yes,  the  deal was arranged sometime since and  there is no doubt it will be closed within the   next day or two.    Mr.   Graves  has reached Spokane on his way from  eastern Canada for the purpose of [jutting on  the finishing  touches.    Mr.  Graves has behind him the people who  are.operating the Knob Hill and Old  Ironsides in the Boundary Creek country and the California and the Mascot  in the Rossland camp.    I am  operating the property on   behalf ot   the  Graves  syndicate, and it has already  expended a considerable sum in development work. The property I consiaer  to be one of thelargest in the Koote-  nays. , It is  located on  Eight  Mile  creek, four miles from Silverton.^ Judge  Spinks and! have been  developing it  for   the   past  four years,  and   have  brought it to such a stage that there is  no doubt now as to its  richness,  nor  as to the  wonderful  extent of its ore  bodies.  "The croppings are over 100 feet  wide. We have done considerable  surface work on the ledge in the shape j  of open cuts, short shafts and tunnels. |  We have run a tunne' in 67 feet and  the vertical depth in the face of this  tunnel is 100 feet.  " The average value of the ore, according to working tests,, is $17.37 to  the ton. We have got assavs as high  as $50. I he ore is a quartz, carrying  sulphide and native copper. The  values are in/the shape., of two ounces  "of silver, 3 per cent copper and from  $10 to $15 in gold.; The property  lias a splendid location on the side of  a mountain so that it can be operated  to a great depth; by weans of ;a series  of-tunnels.'-'-'. Judge Spinks and myself  have the greatest faith in it and would  not have.,considered any .proposition  which would 'have compelled us to  part with all of it. It is an immense  property and -is;- as big as anything  that I have yet seen in the Kootenays."  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  ;' /..v:   '���;.  ���������;���"',NOTICE. ���'   i;   X- :;r; ������   :,  Chancellor Mineral Claim situate In the Kettle  river raining division of Vale district.  Where Located:���Greenwood camp."  Take notice that I, James Moran, Free Miner'ii  Certificate No. 1165741 for myself and as agent for  John Mulligan, l'ree Miner's ��� Certificate No.  ���9557A, Intend, sixty days from the <Jate hereof,  -to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining -a.  Crown Grant of the above claim. r  And further take notice that action, (5inder section 37, must be commenced before the issurance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  .Dated thl��.j5th day of March, 1900. '���'"";���  ,;,.-���   '������  i  "i y    James MoKAx.' ���  27 .   .    '. ���- -���- .-���- ���������'-    > ���'..,./���-:,'/��� ���-,.*������'���  ' " Pianosv ":"'"'-.'  I have secured the agency for .several Eastern ���]' Pianos, x shipped; 'direct  fromjfactbry.at factory.prices..,   -.,���-.,-, .  " ' L. C. Crawford, '���;���������':*  Old Ironsides Ton-site Office.  AtDHAHi & BLUNT,  MlNE'SUUVKYORS,  'and Draughtsmen.  Phoenix, ]$. C.  THE BANK OF  ca  IHITEHOUSE  4Jclj6thing STORE  Ciu-rlnsa FullLiiieof  ���v.- :������" ���-' -..-     ,.-������-..������ -�����-.. ���'.. -----  Gents'Furnishings and  .;   Custom Made Clothing.^  ,'.-'��� As tlie xeuHoii Is nciirly over, Will Kcll'thc  Celebrated Hudson Bay Blankets  AT-VKRY LOW FIOUilRS.  "M. W. CRANE, Proprietor.  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  E.G.'Keith &feo.  :;-.      '.������HANDLE^-^      '-'���  Real Estate and  Mining Properties.  'COPPER PROPERTIES  WANTED.  -,,'?' >>' Established in 1,1836.  X ^^ Incorporated'by -Royal Charter.  J 'Al D'-UP CAPITAL,... '. $4,866,666  RESERVE FUND. %.'..,. .$1,460,000  ��� '������ '* '��� ���',' A X;: ������; LONDON p'pFipE: r  3 Clement's Lane,Lqmbard Street, E.C.  ��-&-e-9-9-9-&-9-9-9-9-0~9-a-&-<i--G -<Z-4��~9~6~9-&-  e ffl-8-<HHi-*-��-i��-e-ft-e-9-<i-��-3-fl-o-��-��-��-e-e-  j.  �� y The Mosb Popular  9 �� Hotel in Phoenix'is  9 ��o 4  t>��  9  ...THE BUTTE*?  C. W. ABBOTT, Manager.  '1..1  COURT of directors:  J. II. Bkodie, John Jamek Cartbr, GAsPAKt>  .Fahkbu, Richard H..Gi.v��r,.UE.NK-\  I. R.  ������' '- Fakker, K��. Author Hoahk.'H.' J. B Krk-  JJAI��� J.'J. KlNGSPOKD, KREI> LUHHOCK,   GEO.  D. Whatman. ,  :'���''       Secrictarv, A, O. WAI.LIS.  Head Office in Canada, St. James Street,  MONTRKAL. \  H. Stikhmas, General Manaeer.  , .   J. J-.lmsley, Inspector.  Some Choice Lots in Phoenix ���  'on Reasonable Terms. I  1IRANCHES IN CANADA.  r.6ndon,Slrahtford, HainiUon.'froi'oiito, Montreal,  Ottawa, -Kingston, Quebec,' St. John, N*. B,  1    Ilratidon; WlnnlpeKi-Trederictoh, N. 11., Halifax. Victoria, Vancouver, Kosslam!,  Kaalo,  Trail, Aahcroft, Dawson City, Klondike, N.  , W. T., Greenwood, Atlin and liennett, B. C.  Sidney, C. B. - ,  AGENTS'IN THE UNITED STATI'.S.  SrOKANI-:���Traders National arid Old National  Hanks.   Nbw Y0XK--52 Wall St., W Lawson  '   and J."'C.. Welsh, agents.'."San'VkANcisco,  ��� 'lJ^Sartsomestreeti K.' J. McMicliael and J.K.  Ambrose, agents.  ..:"( r'oNboN hani^ers'J;  V ) The Bank ofEngland and Glyn & Co.     ,  ''    << ":      ��  -FOREIGN AGENTsi'-.  I,iverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia���I'nion  Bank, of Australia.    New   Zealand���Union  ',' Bank of Australia aud Bank of New Zealand.  ''India, China' and Japan���Chartered Merchants Bank cf India, London and China,  Agra Bank West Indies: Colonial Bank.  Paris���Marcuard and Krauts & Co , Lyons���  Credit Lyonnais.  JAMES ANDERSON, Mgr., Greenwood, B. C.  It is the FAVORITE RESORT for the  Weary  and  Thirsty    Traveller  Wayfater,  and in   consequence  becoming   noted    throughout  Boundary.  or  is  the  Dominion Avenue,  Newly Furnished Throughout.  Choicest Liquors and Cigars.  Dining Room First-Class in Every Way,  PHOENIX, B. C.  O00O0O0O0OC)O000O*XX)CJO0OOOOOOO0O(X}O0OOO0000O(X}O0C3OOC  The Lion Bottling Works  EASTERN  GREENWOOD  -jOLI". AGEN'IS rOR THI-  AND  o  PHOENIX, Ii. C.  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia,' '. '  GENERAL   EXPORT  AGENTS,-  Blue Label *���z.���  Setters   Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesbaden, Germany.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  T.p Top and Triangle Traction Mineral Claims,  sitiisit..- in the KettlsKner mining di/ision of  Yale district.  Where Located.���In Creenwood Camp.  Take notice that I, John I'. Hemenwn}*',  as npent lor J 1". Gravm, Free Miner'ii Certit.-  cate No. 14369a, intend, sixty da>s from the date  hereof, to .qvly to the Mining Recorder for Cer-  tlficiUrt. of Improvement fjr the purpose of obtaining Cr'-mn Griiitj ofthe alw\eclaims  And f irtlter take notice that action under sec-  -i��u 37, must Vie commenced befjre the issuance  of sucn Celtificatrt��cfInltjro\eHlents. '  Dated this 9th day ofMarch, i</x>  Jso. K. HmiEVWJY.  NOTICE.  The British Columbia Southern  Railway company will apply to the  Parliament ot Canada at its next session Jot an act authorizing the company to complete at any time before:  ihe end of the year 1904 its western  section asdescribed in the act ofthe said  parliament (60-61 Victoria, Chapter  36) and a branch line lrom a point  on its main line at or near the forks ot"  Michel Creek, thence by way of Michel  Creek to Martin Creek, and for other  ���purposes.  By order of the Board.  H. Campbell Oswald, Secretary.  Montreal, 17th November, 1899.      17  JAS. McCREATH & CO., Props.  <*OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQOOOOOOOOOOOOOO(X)OOOOOOCK}M)OOOOOOOOC  BREMNER&CO.  Watchmakers,  Jewellers and  Opticians . . .  Fine Watch Repairing of all  Kinds.    Prices Reasonable.  Miller Block, Phoenix, B. C.  ID. PAUL  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   'Import  ed Goods.  FINE'BOOfs AND SHOES; MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS'  AND   PROS-*  PECTORS' SHOES   A! SPECIALTV.'"'.,...  /.:'  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  Townships Bank,  'ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL $1,500,000  RESERVE FUND   -"-    $835,000  HOARD OF DIRKCTORS:  R. -W. HHNFKtR, President, Hon. M.  H. Coch  rank, Vice-I'res., Urael Wood, J S. Mitchell,  C. Stevens,  J. N. Galer, N. W.Thomas, C H.  Kathan, II. H. Broun, Q. C  ' HEAD OFFICK SHKRBROOKK, P Q.  Wm. Farwk^., Gen'l Mgr., S.  Kdgkll, Local  Mgr.; S F. >roRiii', Branch Inspector.  BRANCHKS.  Waterloo, W I. Rnggs, Manager.  Stanstead, S. Stevens,        "  Cowanville, J. MacWnnon, Manager.  Coaticook, 13 Austin, Manager  Richmond, W. L. Ball,       "  Granby, W. H. Robinson, "  Bedford, K. W. Morgan,    "  Magog, E. P. Oliver, "  St Hyacinthe, J. J-:. I.a Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, Ii. N. Kobinnon, Mgr.  Gro'"! Forks, J. W. Maclough n, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Bank of Montreal- London, Kng., National Bank of Scot"ind, Boston,  National Exchange Dank, New, York, National  Park Bank.  Collections made at all accessible points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, tfood in  all points'in'Canuda, U.S. nnd Europe. Exchange bought and sold.  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowed .from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.-- - ;/</;:  Office'lipuis: 10:3; Saturday fromvlo to ".  WE HAVE GOOD  pi-v '.VIL/'W^-n*-! IN SHORT LENGTHS.  L^ry -'. yV OOU  GENERAL TRANSFER  Delivered promptly by M. McINTYRE.  Leave orders at the B. C. Telephone Exchange.  M.J.Walker  LEADING MERCHANT  SUCCESSOR  TO  Posty & Walker  CALGARY FLQUR  lMAKES��SWEEtEST BREAD."  W  X Ctmeroa Court I. 0. F.  V.Cimeron Court,, Indejiendent Order  Forresters, meets first and third ^yed-  nesdays of, each., month. ..Visiting  brethren are cordially welcomed.  Alan Simpson,   J.E.W.Thompson,  Rec.Sec. C. R.  Blacksmith Shop for Sale.  . A complete blacksmith shop, with a good'  paying business, for sale. Particulars given,  apply by mail, Columbia telephone or in person  to the Phoknix Pioneer, Phoeuix, B. C.  R. B. KERR."  Barristkr and Solicitor,  ;: J notary PUIII.IC.  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A. CORYELL & CO.,  Civn. and Mining Enginkers  .:....Provincial I^and Surveyors.  esta9lishe0 1886.  Grand Forks .and  Phoenix, B. C.  for a square  meal go to....  The Mint  ..Restaurant.  ���Harber'& Thompson,  '   v ' XVe Are Now Open With the  Most Complete Stock of  Choice Groceries, Men's Clothing, Furnishing Goods  and BOOTS and SHOES in the City.  Goods delivered on Strict Attention Paid Give us a call and ",  Short Notice to all to all Orders...Satis- convince  yourself  parts ofthe city. faction   Guaranteed, that We  lead  in  'Phone Brown 527. or money returned. prices.  M. J. WALKER, Dominion Avemie.  Notice of Dissolution.  Noncn is hereby given that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as general  merchants, has been this day dissolved  by mutual consent All debts owing  to the said partnership are to be paid  to M. Joseph Walkeri at" Phoenix,  B. C, and all claims against the said  partnership are to bf- presented to the  said M. Joseph Walker, by whom the  same will be settled.  Dated at Phoenix,   this 21 st day of  February, A. D. 1900.  Witness:  XV. B. Cochrane,   Justin H. Posty.  Solicitor, M. J. Walker.  Phoenix, B. C.  Notice of Dissolution.  NoriCE is hereby given that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, a�� proprietors of the'Butte Dining Rooms,  has been this day dissolved by mutual  consent. All debts owing to the said  partnership are to be paid to H. Hawthorne, at Phoenix, B. C, and all  claims against the said partnership are  to be presented'to the said H. Hawthorne, by 'whom the same will be  settled.  Dated at Phoenix, this 24th day of  February, A. D. 1900.  H. Hawthorne,  . William Brown.  Witness: .  W. A. AllHOTT.  The Wm. Hamilton -^Manufacturing Company,   >  '  ' . . Limited.  Mining Machinery  Peterborough, Ont.,  ��� ������VjXXINaXI-'^jL* ������������������������������  ���������������������  UROI'RIKTORS.  Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords ���:':  H. S. CAYI.EY.  W.I). COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc  PHOENIX, B. C.  A. E. ASHCROFT,  MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  BAUER X ASHCUOI-T,  VANCOUVER,  11. C.  GREENWOOD, B. C  ANGUS K. STEWART  CUSTOMS 1IROKER,  WOOD BUILDING,  ('.REENWOOD, B. C.  Dominion   Avenue, :  I        Phoenix, B. C. \  :  :  .'  :  PHOENIX  IS WHERE THE MINES ARE.  !���;;  SCOTT & McLAREN,  Contractors and Builders.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  insurance agent,  kire, like, accident.  Commissioner for tnklng Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  ��������� -      ��� *���  1 Phoenix llews Co.  I        J.F.WAIKER&XO.  J Every thing.in stock, that  should be found in an U1M0-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,   ":  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  Its fabulous mineral resources, its location, electric and waterworks systems, and the Nine Producing Mines  that are now ready to ship ore, make it  the Mining Centre of the Boundary.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  AND SOO LINE.  Canada's National Highway.  America's Great Transcontinental Line  and World's Pictorial Route.  The direct route from Kootenay, Kettle  River and Boundary Creek 1 )istricts  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist Cars past .Medicine Hat:  Daily for St. Paul; Sundays and  Wednesdays' for Toronto; Fridays  For Montreal and Boston. Same  Cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Direct Connection via Robson to and  from all Points.  Except Sunday        Except Sunday  15:05 Leave Greenwood Arrive 15.05  For   rates    and   full    information  address nearest local agent or,  E.R.REDPATH, Agent, Oreenwoad, B. C.  W.F.Anderson,        E.J.Coyle,  Trav. Pass. Agent, A.G.P.Agt  Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established 1867.  President. Hon. Geo. A. Cox.  General Manager Ii. E. Walker.  "Ass't; Gen'l   Manager.J.H. Plum.mer.  AVENUE   J  Phoenix, B. C. |  Agts. for Spokesman-Review     ���������    ���  4-444444-+44444-44+44444444-44-  LET G. W. RUMBERGER  TELL YOU THE REST.  Don't Leave the city until you see him.  o~-  -o  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,000,000.  [Six Million Dollars.]  rest $1,000,000  This hank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.  Accounts of.Coporations, Merchants  and Individuals received on favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Manager.  We Have It  You Want It  What? Why, the finest line of Office Stationery ever seen iu the  Boundary. Come iu  east your optics on it.  PIONEER  CO.,  Phoenix,  B. C.  far- H  f4  U/wj'  {���5,r<j  . 10-*-$,  V.,'  y; 1  m  >'k0  m  Jflti'S  \ftfi8  o ��lrl  ���KfM  m  $$'M  M  5," lift  ���fXM>  'Xdi  I-  '''- ,,  ff it!  ii *. .aw  ,., 44  Is. X  ^ ���  4' !f  } .<���'  1   "  ���Vi  1 1,  .���   4  ' 11  1  V, m  THE-PHOENIX' PIONEER".  o  '<-X  .U V  '<!'  k-ax  $>,  Is*. .  ��.'',��  .^  ��n  ��ii"^?  ml  m  McRae Bros. S Smith  JUST RECEIVED A STOCK  OF LATEST  DFS10NS IN  WALL PAPER  And SNOW SHOES  Also  a  complete line of Stationer)',  Blank Books, Cigars and Tobacco.  Dominion Ave.     PHOENIX, B. C.  MUST PAY, PAY, PAY  Concert Will Be Given  Thursday.  Next  Absent  Minded Bejger Will Be  There and  Many Fr!eua>-Boht Forget  ��� '���������'.'���   the Date.  IN THE  LOCAL FIELD.  Pay, Pay, Pay!  Remember the Pay, Pay, Pay Concert  An addition is being built to the  LcRoy Hotel.  This week there has been an increasing number of visitors in the cam)1).  Frank Eni|>eyt of Rendell &- Co.,  Eholt, was a visitor in town early this  week.  Geo. R. Wynkoop has sold out his  interest in the store business to A. H.  Sjierry.  Baseball enthusiasts in Grand Forks  are preparing for the season on the  diamond.  There is some talk of the Phoenix  Miners' Union giving another ball  .April 12th.  L. F. Foley, of Foley Bros., left on  Monday for a five or six weeks' visit  xn Seattle.  Messrs. Aldham & Blunt, the surveyors, are now located in the l)un-  ���canson mansion.  H. M. Flint, manager for W. T.  Tvaake, who has been visiting his family at Trail, has returned.  Mrs. Trevera, wife of the superintendent of the Snowshoe, has arrived  in camp and will make her home here.  John Kingsmill, brother, of. Harold  KingMBill, resident' agent for the Oro  jDenoro townsite was in the city this  "week.  '  The outgoing passenger train from  ���Greenwood will shortly leave about  2.'30, ode half hour' earlier than at  present.    t ' '  Miss Elsie Crawford, sister of L. C.  ���Crawford, is expected in Phoenix  itomorrow, to make ,a visit,  and  assist  -.an the Pay, Pay, Pa^ Concert.  At the service in the school' house,  Sunday mornipg the subject will be  "Jacob, the Supplanter." Evening  subject, "The GoldenRuIe." ''   '  James McCreatti & Co.; proprietors  ofthe Lion Bottling' Works, ,,Green-  wood,are making preparations to start  ���a branch in Phoenix at'an early date.  ����� "Miss ,Lbuise fyalteto returned't from,  <Sp6ka'ne severil ''days*-, ago,"!, and Mier  iritmds will be,;pleased, to, learn  that!  \there is now no danger ,01*' losing her  ���eyesight.    ""-  -    p, c: Ac^ftha^-W'if-.'j-.'i. Mc-  ^rthur, owner of the New York, claim  townsite, of wjucti.'Ceorge X^fereakjen-  lidge is resideht agent, was in Phoenix  this week, "<���-���x . ���,     --'-,   ���      *      ,  By dint;of .toady, "work on the grade  in the bad -spots and by constant  watchfulness/trains oVthe Boundary  railway are nott ru'nning.veiy generally  on time.    * *' *? " ���"'"  ��� ' X  ' The Spokane; Northern' .Telegraph  vcompany announces that' it' will now  pecept message's in pla'in language lor  Bloemfbntein, Orange''Free State, at  -, ihe sender's risk." ' '['}), , - ' i  ', The wife hi a/r. Tillman, at- Anaconda, , presented him.t with a boy  last Sunday. -Mr. Tillman is now, in  .charge of D. McRae's sawmill, two'  ���miles west of Phoenix.*'   ��� *   "l ;  ' William Gill,' district inspector of  -inland levenueand insjiector of bonded  -warehouses, wicfr'headquarters tit Victoria, was,in the Boundary .this .week  ���apd visited Phoenix Tuesday.  reappears that the city''of Greenwood has no recognized street grades,  .and it hpjs cost the city already several  thousand dollars in damages to realize  jt->-with probably others to hear irom.  Snow has been disappearing fast this  Ja$t Week, andftthe season is almost jtwo  months ahead; of flast. ,} ear. Several  kinds of wild flowers have been gathered already almost within thevcity  limits. ' <   '  Next Thursday the entertainment  /or the benefit of the Mansion*'-House'  Fund will,be given in Miners' Union  Hall, and should be attended by every  British subject and American in Phoenix. Those in charge are working  hard on the program, and it promises  in many respects to be very interesting.  Prominent people are taking hold to  ensure the affair being .a success.  There should be a big house and undoubtedly will be, for Phoenix men do  nothing by halves.  Tickets and posters will be out on  Monday, with lull details, the following  being a synopsis of the  '    . PROGRAM.  J Part I.  1 ., Inatr-jimental.    *.  2 Recitation,   w. Roger*.  j.    Double Quartet.  4.   Song and CIojc Dune-. ''.  5 Wrestling Exhibition. ���>  6 Vocal Solo, "Soldiers orthe Queen."  7. Whittling Solo.  8. Accordeou Solo.  9    Highland Fling.  io. Burlesque song and dance, by six prominent  cilitens or Phoenix, who can neither sing nor  dance.  pA������T �����  i    Recitation.  2. Bagpipe bolo.  I Vocal Solo.  4. "The Absent Minded 'Beggar.'���   ,  5 , Sparring Match. .    ,  6. Double Quartet.  7. Violin Solo:"  8. Vocal Solo. ' "���   s  i  9 Comic Sopg and Dance. /  io   Vocal Solo, with Guitar Accompaniment,  ii.   Grand Virgins Cake Walk in Costume.  Duncan Mcintosh, of the Greenwood-Phoenix electric light and  tramway line, left for a business trip  to Montreal and other eastern points  this week, accompanied by W. T��  Smith.,   , ;,'-.-.-  Arthur D. Hill, who has been connected with the staff of the Pioneer  since it started, left list Monday for  Princeton, where"'he has accepted a  position on the new weekly, the Similkameen Star, soon to appear."  , James Wilson, superintendent ofthe  Canadian Pacific Telegraphs, with  headquarters at Vancouver, has been in  the district this week. He says his telegraph line will open an office in Phoenix as soon as the rails are laid to this  point.  "A*  The LOG CABIN  LAUNDRY.  Mrs. Larson has opened  a Laundry in the Log  Cabin Hotel, and is prepared to do all kinds of  Laundry work in fir si clasi>  order.   A trial solicited.  - Dominion Avenue,  Ilelow Banner Street.  IN EACH OF WHICH IS CABRIBD  A COM-   PLETB STOCK OR......  ^^teSM- te General Merchandise  �����        ** *  Groceries, Hardware, Tinware,   Clothing", Boots  and  Shoes,  and General Supplies  Pioneer Stores of Phoenix Camp.  Old Ironsides Ave. and Dominion Ave., PHOENIX, B. C  .:*ASK VOUR GROCER FOR,  CALGARY FLOUR  A large band of horses belonging to  the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., at  Rossland, and no longer needed there/  because of the recent burning down 'of--  the company's mill, passed through  town Tuesday, en route to Midway,  where they will be'|��stiired.    ,    '    ;  No new cases of small pox-are reported from Grand Forks, the only  town, in'the Boundary where it has ap-  ireared. A strict quarantine has been  established against Republic, where  there are a number of cases. The  Grand "Forks-Republic stage line has  discontinued. . ,_, . t ., ,    ,  The Republic mirte is building a mill  and making other improvements which  necessitate forty carloads of new machinery, which" is'now coming in over  the C. P." R. On account of the bad  roads from Grand Forks, it is proposed to ship to Midway and float the  machinery, on scows, down the Kettle  rives "as 'far as the Republic wagon j  road.   ",    " - " I  For a Spring Tonic  '   '   "- take The Best,  T. P. C.  CELERY NERVE TONIC.  ** ~~~~~~ .  Kor sale only by  J..B. BOYLE,  Druggist.  a-��*��-��>*T4��4-f-��-f ���������������������������������� ^������������������������������������������t*������****+"��^*  I H. E. Mitchell, f  Fine Custom Tailor. 1  ��� , ,  �����  Has opened up a Clioice Line of Imported and Domestic 4  Goods, which he will make up in the Latest 3  Style and warranted to fit. 4  Kifinmg Black's Hotel, Doniiioa Ave. 1  ' i= : Phoenix, B. C. j  Hotel Phoenix  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel  �������������������������������������� ������+++^+^*��++��**M\*��-**>*��4�� ��������������������������>������ ����������������������  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  , C. W. Greer, Propr.,  ,. I�� msking Light, S����;t and Wholesome  *" Bread, French, Rye or Graham. I,ea\e  - * your orders at the  SBOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  ThcYaie-Col��mbia  IJMITE.D.. '  Manufacturers of^ll Jciods of  Rough amd Dressed Jxtmhtx, Lath,:Sfii&t;kst  IjBcMiffisgs and Tonii&gs*  Our Present Mim. and Yards are Located as Follows:  REAR MORRIN' &  ,' t,       PHOENIX,  THOMPSON,  B. C.  Is Y<mt  V  �����iST THE LIST ?  We mean th,eJ Subscription - List of the Phoenix  Pioneer. If not, it should be. It's the only way  of keeping posted about: the greatest mining camp  in British Columbia. ' It costs only $z per year.  Pioneer Publishing Co.; Phoenix, B. C.  Nakusp  Robson  .  Rossland  .  Ymir  Gieenwood  \.iriJs. ..  ���A  . mill and yard  -Gen'l office���mill and  Phoeniv             mill and yard  Eholt No. i      ��� ...i li      "      "  Eholt No. 2 "'���   >'      "'.  Deadwood . . . . " " "  Rock Creek... . " " "  Long Lake  - jf5Jr"ittj-��uie ajso piepored to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining Boom and Attentive Waiters..  HARRY NASH,Prop.  BUILDING  AND PRICES Struck by a Cyclone.  GRAIN,  ETC.   '-'  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay   Jm ^    .        u    .    .  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop*  Baths 50c, 3 for $ J.00  Under Columbia Hotel, '     " '      'Ii'''"  Phoenix,.B..C  j-l iATrC  Latest' Styles   and   Colors,  1 ���/  m  I  kj Spring ^nd Summer Hats.  J*J^JS��JSaS*J*  Boots and Shoes  Large assortment of Miners' Shoes and Hip Gum  Boots, Men's Fine Shoes/Boys'aud Childrens'Shoes,  Ladies Fine Shoes', at "the Leading Furnishers  Town  Dominion Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  FoleyBros.  Gpp. fintte Hotel.  i1   *, *  $&M  r?*Sfc-==^  o) '-x-^-^'.'jr',[-,-. .VA-'f !-^-^^^lb',ft-,���.X.X *���-=- -i  * * ��� ��� * CEas. A. McQtsng &, Co.  FEED, GRAIN, HAY, ROLLED  OATS,  Phoenix, B. C.  Tbe Notdcn Hotel  J. E. AHLHSTROM, Manager.  Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE, ....       PHOENIX, B. C.  ,*ii$i  PHOENIX  In the Heart ol Famous Greenwood Camp I  ������4��-f+^-H^>>  ���\��fl  IX  Gem Laundryc;  Work called for and Delivered.     Special  rai  hotels.    First-class work guaranteed.  Cor. First St. and Knob Hill Ave,  The Coming Rossland of  the Boundary Country. ||  4-444444444-444-  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines.  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producer*. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property.  t"^V  Successor tc the Wm. Hunter Co., Ltd  ?^WSd&&^Mt:  For Prices and Terms, apply to  JJ. MM.      fttLHtn  Owr. (olife I. C te  '^R$!S'i^:r^'u'::,;S��5 hr-t Kit' 1 \ *r=  IDOL  pi. Pk��*  "~^l\r - n'?^,~-  "X><X\y:~ _ ' -~>

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