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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 2, 1908

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No, 24  PRINCE RUPERT  ASlWTOIiAY  As Seen By a Phoenix  ident  Mutdock Mclntyre Gives An  Interesting Account.  A NEW SHIPMENT i  OF TIIKSB  CELEBRATED HATS  I  W  AS OPENED ont in our GENT'S.  FURNISHING DEPARTMENT  this week.     All  tlie Newest  BIocks  and Shades are represented,  and the styles  are unquestionable.   - You cannot afford  to be without one.  PRICES RANGE FROM $4.00 TO $7.00.  Hunter- KendrIck Co.,  (Limited.)  I  I.M.'.l.',l.'|ilM.i.l.i.l.M.i.ii.iii.i._iiiiiiiiiiiiji.i.i;;ii.r  il  II  Fresh  Fruit  and  Vegetables  Arriving  Dai  PRICES RIGHT.  and Mm HmtailSr  BimwwwiyMwn.  V^V. WW VV W W~W W . W . WW C.  Murdock  Mclntyre,  proprietor   of  the Palace livery,  returned  late last  week from a prospecting trip  to  Calgary, Edmonton and   Prince  Rupert,  spending a few days at the latter place.  Mr. Mclntyre is not quite decided, but  will probably take a shipment of horses  to Vancouver or Prince Rupert late in  the fall. ,       .......  Speaking to the Pioneer man, ofthe  new Grand Trunk Pacific terminus,  Mr. Mclntyre says it will no doubt  have a great future, but its present is  an uninviting one. The townsite itself is as yet a bog, the land having a  thick mossy surface, and the landscape  of the embryo city resembles an Indian  village in a march. There are no  houses, but hundreds of tents are  scattered about in all directions, while  it is almost impossible to walk, without  waders, there being no sidewalks or  paths of any kind. The- essential requirements of a person going to Prince  Rupert are an oiled suit, a tent and a  canoe���as well as.a good supply of  cash, with which he can afford to take  a suburban camp residence for 'some  months, until the townsite lots -are on  the market.  The only hotel accommodation is  filled to overflowing. There is a large  new company hotel, but it will not be  opened until the townsite is thrown  open, perhaps some time this fall.  Prices for supplies are high, and the  one or two general stores there do a  big business.  It rained almost continually during  his stay, and' navigation at Prince  Rupert in any direction was invariably  via the water route, as almost any  point could be reached, in- a canoe.  Mr. .Mclntyre think6r however, that  when the townsite is surveyed and  drained, it will be an excellent one,  but the mossy nature ofthe soil holds  the water ntrprrsent.-���������������--���  '���'��� The first horses seen in the new  town were taken in two weeks ago by  the. rail way contractors, and so treacherous is the soil that planks had to be  laid from the boat to the stable for the  horses to walk on.  But the outside world knows more  about Prince Rupert than the people  living there. There is no apparent de  velopment, and the residents greet new  arrivals quizzically to learn what the  latest news of their place is���or to discover what they themselves as citizens  have been doing to make their city a  metropolis. The controlling heads of  the "new city of the west" live far  from the G.T.P. terminus. The great  ideal survey, grand Waldorf Astoria,  great chartered banks, nnd forty-story  blocks that are pictured on the Prince  Rupert landscape to the outside people,  are but dreams in the imagination of  financial and realty agents in offices  many miles distant.  There is yet no appearance of  practical development to people visiting the town. Every morning scores  of boats with survey parties and  prospectors leave for up and down  the Skeena river and its tributaries, but  no information can be elicited from  them as to the objects or results of  their searches���they are filed with the  controlling heads elsewhere.  From Vancouver to Prince Rupert  is a pleasant 50-hours' ride on the  boat, the route being inland the greater  part of the way, and only touches the  ocean in two or three places. Boats  run from Vancouver every second day,  and each is heavily loaded with fortune-  seekers bound for the much-advertised railway terminus. It is estimated  that already over a thousand men are  now looking for openings in the town  where there are none, and with little  prospects of any until townsite lots are  opened.  The gateway to the city is rather an  attractive one, and it is proposed to  build a wharf three miles in length  along the water's edge. There are  frequent heavy fogs, however, that may  be somewhat of a hindrance as a port  for ocean liner, entering. It is stated  that townsite lots will be held at  $2,000 when placed on the market.  While there Mr. Mclntyre met  James McCague and Wm. Hannah,  former residents of Phoenix, and states  that they have prospects of something  good in the future city.  Mr. Mclntyre paid a visit to the  Empire office to get seeing the exchange  copy of the Pioneer, but Editor  Houston stated that his copy of the  Pioneer was so much in demand it was  invariably stolen from the office before  he got reading it himself.  Alex Strachan left on Thursday,  with California as his destination.  Chas. Sidney Johnston, city engineer  for Greenwood, was here Thursday.  Mrs. D. Gunn and Mrs. I. Coiri-  gan spent Wednesday with friends in  Greenwood. ���'"  George W. Rumberger went over to  Halcyon Hot Springs Saturday, to  spend a few days,    v  James McGregor, of Nelson, provincial mine inspector, was.in camp two  or three days! this week.  Richard Silverthorne and family  moved to Cascade'last week, where  Mr. Silverthorne has' secured employment. v  Mrs. Charles H. Flood returned  Tuesday from spending two weeks  with her sister at Moyie, and being  much improved in health.  Harry Small, the dean of British  Columbia's commercial travellers, was  here from Vancouver Thursday on one  of his customary visits.  W. B. Willcox, Mrs. Willcox and  daughter Elizabeth!: were calling on  friends in Greenwood, yesterday, prior  to leaving for the coast.  Mrs. J. A. Morrin leaves Saturday  to join Mr. Morrin, \vho U now living  at Peachland on Like Okanagan, in  charge of his firm .'^business there.  ; W. C. Thomas; manager of the Dominion Copper Co., has been visiting  in Spokane this week, while waiting  for orders to start operations for his  company.  After attending ./the Conservative  convention at Vernon, Brother Low-  ery, of the Greenwood Ledge, is back  in the Boundary, and viewed the sights  of Phoenix yesterday.  Walter G. Watson, electrician for  the West Kootenay Power and Light  Co., left Phoenix Thursday for. Greenwood to relieve the electrician at that  place on account of sickness.  Ernest Spragget.'of Grand Forks,  road foreman for Grand Forks riding,  was here Wednesday for thejSrst time  this year, and he ,was told of the bad  condition of the! road from Grand  Forks,'beyond the: Winnipeg mine.  Mrs. A. E. Bodey, of Hillyard,  Wash., .accompanied "by her two children,, spent Sunday in town with her  husband, Engineer Bodey, of the  Great Northern. They purpose taking  up residence in Phoenix in a couple of  months. .  E. W. Fox, for the last year or  more, head accountant at the Snow-  shoe mine, left for Spokane on Thursday, where he has accepted a similar  reponsible position with F. O. Berg.  Mr. Fox made many warm friends  while living in Phoenix.  Engineer McDougall, of the Consolidated Co.'s Snowshoe mine, left on  Saturday to take charge once more of  the company's Richmond-Eureka mine,  near Sandon, which is getting to be an  important shipper of silver-lead ore to  the company's Trail smelter.  TWOMENMEET  IN MINE  Distressing Accident on  Sunday Aftfcfttbon  CB. Martin and' J&'G. Smith  Killed While Barring Ore. ���  Boundary Side Lights  Italians are said to be busy shooting  grouse on the Mother Lode grade.  The Grand Forks band has started  giving open air concerts  in their city.  F. M. Elkins, of Greenwood, left  last week oh a three months' trip to  England.  John Rogers and Henry Couture  left Grand Forks for the Findlay river  district last week.  F. Keffer and Mrs. Keffer, of Green-  Some 50 government lots were  auctioned at Hosmer last week, and  brought from $300 up to as high as  ��*po& apiece.  PRINCIPAL SIMPSON  BUYS ORCHARD LAND  Secured 26 Acres of Valuable  Land at Grand Forks.  While spending the Easter vacation  in Grand Forks, John Simpson, principal of Phoenix public school, took  occasion to investigate the land opportunities in the valley, which resulted in  him securing 26 acres of splendid fruit  land of the old Newby ranch from Neil  McCallum and James McArdle, of  Grand Forks.  For the choicest part of this land,  which is of unusual richness, Mr.  Simpson paid $r75 per acre; for the  balance, which is pasture land, he paid  a much lower figure. The land extends from the new hundred-acre  nursery now being started by Messrs.  Tweedle & Brown, to Ward's lake,  from which it is separated by the  C.P.R. track. Three railways���Great  Northern, Canadian Pacific, and Spokane and British Columbia���border  on the land, and it is within 15  minutes walk from the C.P.R. station.  The land is entirely cleared, and has  been cultivated for several years, producing such heavy crops of wheat that  the scythe had to be used in some  places for cutting purposes, the heaviness of the crop causing the grain to  lodge.  In purchasing this land just when he  did tbe Phoenician principal is said to  have stolen a march on a prominent  business man of Grand Forks, who  was also after the same land.  Just what he purposes doing with  his newly acquired property Mr. Simpson has not made known, but he has  no doubt secured some choice fruit  land, and during the summer vacation  will superintend its cultivation as a  fruit ranch.  Latest Prices ib Metal*  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, $12.  50 @ $12.75;  lake. $12.12^' @ $12.87>_.  Bar Silver, 54%  I��ad,  f 4 00 @ $-.05.  Spotter, J4.60 <2> (4.65.  Last Sunday afternoon a distressing  accident occured in the Granby mines,  ���the  first  in   many months  in  this  camp���by which Christopher B. Martin   and   Kingsley  Greenloiigh Smith  lost their lives.    No one was a witness  to the fatality, so that it will   probably  never be known  exactly  how it happened, though   it  seems  evident that  they/fell from the bench oh which they  were working in Slope  No. 61, on the  300-foot   level,   going  down about 25  feet  to the  muck pile  below.    They  were found by Charles Nelson, mucker-  boss, and William Tatham,  shiftbossV  aud  others and   although  a  cry  had  been heard .immediately  before, when  they were finally found life was instinct.  Martin and Smith   were said to   be  the best  of miners,  and had gone to  work on the four o'clock shift, the fatality happening about 5.15   p.m.    Mar  tin  was well known all over the Boun  dary,   having   been   here   five  or   six  years, in different camps.    He worked  with John Swanson   19  years  ago   in  Michigan, and also worked for him on  his first:job in the Boundary.    He was  a   married  man, the  wedding  having  taken place but five or six months ago  in Fairview, his wife   being yet in   her  teens.    He was a native of New Zealand, and 40 years of age.  Smith had been employed here two  or three years, and was a native of  England, being 48 years old. Both  had been members of Phoenix Miners'  Union No. 8, and Martin was also a  member of the Eagles.  The coroner's jury was empanelled  Wednesday��� by A. S.-Black, the-coro-  ner, consisting of the following:  Andrew Johnson, Joseph Tromble'y,  Murdock Mclntyre, J. L. Martin; C.  H. Flood and\~vVVBV!wiilcipx'.',.,,'Tfae  bodies were viewed and the' scene of  the accident was visited,in the No. 61  stope at the 300 level of the mine, and  testimony was taken for about six  hours. The company was represented  by David Whiteside, of Grand Forks,  and the widow of Martin by J. P. Mc-  Leod, of Greenwood.  The men had been working on Sunday afternoon on a bench, some 25  feet above the muck pile below, and  ���in some way had evidently lost their  balance and been precipitated below,  possibly one dragging the other down.  There were no witnesses to the  fatality, but the shiftboss, Wm. Tatham,  and muckerboss, Charles Nelson, who  had found the remains, were called  among others, to tell what they could  about the matter. Mine Inspector  James McGregor, who was here, was  also called, and G. B. Larson and  Murdock Campbell, barmen who worked  on the opposite shift from deceased in  the same locality.  The last two thought the bench had  disappeared and fallen since they had  worked there on Saturday, but their  shiftboss, Henry W. Heidman, stated  that, while there may have been  some rock coming down, the bench  on which the deceased worked was  still there. The jury brought in a verdict of death from accidentally falling  at the place refered to.  Largest Funeral In Phoenix  Wednesday afternoon the funeral  was held of Martin and Smith, and it  was the largest funeral ever held in  this city. The Granby mines were  closed as well as nearly every business  concern in the city. Rev. Leech-Porter, Church of England clergyman, officiated, the services being held in Miners'  Union opera house, no other place being large enough. The building had  many hundieds at the services, the  Eagles' quartette rendering appropriate  music. The obsequies took place under the auspices of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and ofthe Miners' Union,  there being about 850 persons in the  funeral cortege as it wound its way to  the Eagles' cemetery and the city cemetery, located a mile or two below  Phoenix. Members of both orders  turned out in larger numbers than on  any former occasion.  wood,  have gone  ranch near Marcus.  on a visit to their  Martin Burrell will deliver an address  at a farmers' institute meeting in Grand  Forks next Tuesday.  Constable Jenson is a new appointee  at Eholt, by the provincial government.  He is spending some time at government headquarters at Nelson.  P. Burns & Co. have installed a new  refrigerator plant at Grand Forks with  a capacity of two cars or forty tons,  the largest one in the interior except  the one at Nejson. The plant is oper  ated by electricity.  Greenwood's board of trade is preparing a pamphlet on the resources of  the Boundary which will be an excellent advertisement of this section.  Some 10,000 copies will be printed in  good shape, and distributed where they  will do the most good.  P. Burns & Co., Ltd., have erected  temporary quarters on the site of their  slaughterhouse recently destroyed, a  couple of miles south of Greenwood,  and are now doing business there as:  usual. J. B. Desrosiers had charge of  putting up the new building, he having also recently completed the installation of a refrigerating and ice making plant in the Grand Forks branch,  similar to that put in Phoenix over a  year ago. ".'"������'���  Special Train to Rotslaod.  On Monday, May 25, Phoenix  Lodge No. 47,.better known as the  Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship  Society,-will charter a special train to  proceed to Rossland, where a friendly  visit will be made to the Rossland  lodge ofthe .satpe^ordei^bj^^eing  the only ones in British Columbia.  The Rossland lodge is preparing to  hold a big picnic that day, in which  they will be joined by their Phoenix  brethren, the train also taking a goodly  contingent from Grand Forks, Greenwood and Trail. It is expected that  at least 100 will take advantage of the  special rates that will thus be offered,  and later a visit may be made to Phoenix by members of the Rossknd lodge.  TIP TOP IN  GOOD ORE  New Company Being  Organized.  Drifting Proceeding at the 125-  Foot Level.  One of the mines in the high grade  belt that has been steadily working  along for some months, having little  said about it, is the Tip Top, in Skylark camp. The property is located in  the vicinity of the Bay, Mavis, Skylark, and other well known claims> in  that camp, and so far the development  has been decidedly encouraging.  The main perpendicular shaft of the  Tip Top is now down about 15b feet,  and drifting has been started at the  125-foot level, the drifting being now  in about 30 feet. Those in charge say  that the face is in ore of a good grade,  arid-they are confident- that -they have  a property in the.. Tip Top that, with  adequate development, will join the  steady shipping column. (."���';  H. V. Fuller, one of the large owners  of the Bay, which has shipped such  valuable carloads of gold ore, is also  interested in the Tip; Top, and is now  in. the .east, in connection, with .Tip  Top matters. A new, company is  being formed at Lincoln, Nebraska, to  work the property and secure the  capital' necessary for development.  The company will : likely have a  moderate capital, of. about $25,000.  The Tip Top is equipped with an  electric hoist, and the mining can be  done in an economic and expeditious  manner. Seven men are now employed on the property, two shifts  being steadily worked.  PRESENTATION  TO W.'B. WILLCOX  D. McDou.all  In  Goldlleld ��� Phoenix  Looks Good.  SHI  Duncan McDougall, a property owner  in Phoenix, and up to a few weeks ago  a resident for a longtime in this camp,  got the wanderlust, and started west  and south. Writing to a friend here,  Mr. McDougall says he stopped in  Seattle and other places���in fact, was  in a number of camps���but in no place  did he find as many men employed as  in Phoenix, compared to the resident  population of each. He had an opportunity to go to Alaska, but a 275  mile walk to Fairbanks did not look  good to him, even to secure work, and  he trekked further southwards. He  does not speak very favorably of Gold-  field, where he is now. and did not  expect to remain there for any extended  length of time.  Late Editor of Pioneer the Re-  A pleasant event  occured .at.; the  meeting of King Edward Lodge No.  36, A. F. and A. M., in  their temple  on   Thursday  evening,   when   W.   B.  Willcox, late editor of the Pioneer, who  had been treasurer of the lodge for the  past three terms, was made the .recipient of a gold chain  and locket.    The  locket bore the Masonic emblem  and  was  beautifully  engraved  as   follows:  [ "Presented to Bro.  W. B. Willcox  by  members of King Edward  Lodge No.  36,  A.   F.   and A. M., April   1908."  The presentation was made  on behalf  of the  members   by   the   worshipful  master, T.   Roderick,  who  in  kindly  words expressed their regret in his departure from Phoenix and  asked him  to accept the gift as a slight  token of  the esteem  in  which he  is held by  members of the lodge.   Mr.  Willcox,  who was' taken by suprise, replied in a  few  well-chosen words,   thanking  the  members for their  kind  expression of  good fellowship, which  he would prize  very highly, and   it   would ever  recall  the pleasant associations  of King Edward  Lodge though   he   be   distant  from Phoenix.  Try the Pioneer job department for  your next order of printing.  o&*  I  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  May 2, '08  t  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for jooi, lur 4  1902, for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, for 1906, and 1907. as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Fast  Mink.           1900     1901       1902      1903       1904       1905        1906        1907      t.  a. Granby Mines.... 64,553 131.76" 309,858 393.7i��  549.703   ��S3,_S9   801.404   613,537   354  ' ' Snowshoe        ��97      1,731    ����.8oo   71,211     - -~.       8,426    135,001  Week,  ��9.94�� ,  < > B. C. Copper Co.  < 1     Mother Lode.  1,070  2,250  Murnv Comedy Co. Coming  The Murray Comedy Co., as its title  implies, is noted for its fun production.  Hearty laughter is the best tonic  known, and this company is noted for  its capacity to produce this sort of  medicine. The company begins an  engagement in the Phoenix opera  house next Thursday, May 7th, when  the attraction will be "My Nephew's  Wife"- Friday night, "A Runaway  Match"; and Saturday night, "Winning  a Woman." Every comedy is in three  acts with specialties instead of the  usual intermission.  Subscribe for the  Pioneer and get  the latest Boundary news.  5J4��  B. C Mine  19.494  Kmtua   Oro Denoro.... ���   Bonnie Belle -   Dora. Cop. Co....  Br'ldyu-Stem.. .  Idaho. -   Kawhide   Suuset ��  -   Mountu Rose.   Athelstan     t.200  Morrison .   ;R. Bell   Senator ���  r Brey .ogle..   A No. 37   ~ Reliance.   Sulphur King...  Winnipeg   .  Golden Crown...  9 King Solomon...  3ig Copper   No. 7 Mine   City of Paris   Jewel -       i����  Riverside- -.  -������  Carml   Sallv   Kai ibler   Bu'cherBoy   Duncan   Providence   Blthorli....   Strath moir   Golden K-.'le   Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark ���  Last Chance.   B. P.O. Mine   Bay   Mavis   Don Pedro   Crescent   Helen   Ruby   Republic _~    Miscellaneous..   3,230  1J9.034 I4i,3'�� 138,079  47.405   14,811    19,365  650     8,530   12.937   -. 15,537  174,198 147,576  J7.960  16,400  9.485  3.007  105,900  M8S  11,804  3.177  _)Sj3I  1.71a  18,274  M.481  31,350  55.731  "801'  7.4.5  ���5.731  5.646  3.339  3.070  3.150  4l5��6  "�����'  '"785  625  363  "2,43s  3.450  222  364  33  1,040  '"875  66s  2,000  350  482     "890'  ���"���"������   79  25,108  3,056  4.747  140,685  2.960  26,032  48.39��  3.555  43.195  12.253  64.173  31.170  31,1S8  6.9  .._  219  993  400  726  325  ���������'�����'���'  .67      80 .     ........  3.456  "_-  500  53  50  300  60  75��  1.833  S3  150  ...30  145  770  150  S35  689  155  73  20  40  586  106  76  1,140  40  140  65  So  40  700  20  %  20  15  589  224  45  "���o  500  933.5481,161,537 1.148,237  Total, tonB    96.600 390,300503.876690.419819,808  'Smelter treatment���                                             - ,__ ���~, ���_��� a���  '    Granby Co 62.387   130,818 ��i.J4o 40i.9�� 596,25a 687,988 828,879  B C __D_er__           . ii7.lt 148,600 162,913 110,484 210,830   123,740  B.q.copperi_o  117,        *-.        ,31,57030,930 84.059 218,811  637,626  34��.95i  ���53,439  Dom. Cop. Co.  Tctal reduced. 6^^348^39 460.940 697^04 837.666 982.8771.17*430 l.i33,oi7  355.*'9    19,941  348,229     12,005 ,  348,229    22,005'  m.:.  iffifti.  '���%$���:  lift  . _  : ..  tr'i'  w  iW. THE PHOBHIX _*I��_fi_K__.  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS  OF   LOCAL AND   GENERAL .  INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. **  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to  J. Trombley, Phoenix, B. C  Old newspapers for sale at this office  at 25 cents per 100.  Before buying your furniture elsewhere, call on'R. J. Gardner.  Second-hand Sewing .Machines of all  makes, for sale, see Miss McDonald.  Prescriptions carefully prepared at  Thrasher's Drug Store���'Phone 16.  "Old Frank" has taken charge of  the Dominion Barber Shop. Give us  a call.;  '  Come and get first choice of Baby  Carriages and Go-Carts at Burns, the  Furniture Man.  The subject for Sunday evening at  the Methodist church - will be, " The  Good Samaritan."    .-���������'���  Charles A. McClung, of Phoenix,  has taken the management of the  Windsor hotel in Greenwood.  The   Boundary     Moving     Picture  show, which went out  on the V. V. &  E , returned last week,  and this week  gave another  entertainment in Green-  j wood.  We are selling out at 50 cts. on the  dollar. Giir Ice Cream parlor will  open May 2nd, Hazelwood ice cream  at 15 cents a dish. Sodas and drinks.  Ellis Store.  Sewing Machines from $10 up, see  Miss McDonald.  You can get a bargain in China any  time at Thrasher's Drug Store.  .   House-keeping rooms to rent; apply  to J. Mcintosh, Old Ironsides avenue.  Charles Hagan this week took charge  of the Knob Hill hotel, on First street.  The public library has just secured  a new selection of fifty books for circulating.  It will pay you to see N. Binns if  you are wanting Furniture, as he has  now a full stock in most lines.  H. James and A. Strutzel furnished  music for the I. O. O. F. ball at Grand  Forks on Tuesday evening. They report having had an (enjoyable time.  Chas. Biesel, of the Snowshoe, tried  to get tb.Trai'l and Rossland Monday  by the C.P.R., but had to return.  Wednesday he made another effort  oyer the Great Northern;  Evan Owens met with a serious accident in the Victoria shaft last, Friday. He was barring down ore when  a large piece fell on him, throwing biro  down into the chute, breaking four  ribs and one of his legs.. He is now  progressing satisfactorily in the hospital.  latest Blo).| Stock Quotttfaai.  [Corrected  NelBon, B. C.  by Mighton & Cavanagh,  , to April 8,1908.]  The stock market is a sure indicator  of the trend of business. A more buoyant feeling ia pervading the different  markets, and all stocks are firm at the  following; quotations:  Alberta Coal and Coke  B.C. Copper   Cbaa. DickenB     ..  Cons. Smelters   Copper King.......'..  Domin. Copper.......  Galbreitb Coal ..  Gertie................  Granby ...   Hecla(C.D.A.).......  International C & C.  Kendall...  .:..;.....  Missoula Copper..  Nabob................ ,  Oom Paul.............  Panhandle 8melter...  Rambler-Cariboo.....  JFYC.X _��������������*���������������>���������������������_���������������  8nowshoe    .. ...  Snowstorm-....'.:....  Sullivan .  ...........  Sullivan Bonds. .....  Stewart ...    ........  ���IU  .IS  4.25  .m_  72.00  .03  1.62K  .20  ���021.  85.00       !  3.00  .74  1.12  Mi  .05  .04%  ���2G>��'  .09  1.98  ���00%  .���-   ���   (  .75  The Auto Filler  Fountain Pens  SELF-FILLING,  SELF-CLEANING.  EVERY ONE   GUARANTEED.   : : :  L  PRICES FROfl $2.50 TO $6.00.  SURE   YOU SEE  THEM  BEFORE BUYING.  COMING AND GOING  down  from  Copious rains this week have played J ^ernon   tc.  havoc with   the little snow remaining   Conservati  on   the  hill  tops hereabouts,   to say  nothing of making trouble for the railways all through this section.  The Dominion Copper Co. has  fenced some of its property on Dominion avenue, in case there should be a  cave in the workings of the Brooklyn  mine during the spring thaw.  "Sis in New York," which was  billed to appear here Wednesday evening, did not appear, for the simple  reason that the washouts on the C. P.  R. prevented its arrival from the Kootenays.  What are our local baseball enthu-  siastics doing these days? The other  towns in the Boundary have organized  and are now ready for the season.  Phoenix has plenty of material for a  champion nine and should be in shape  for outside contracts as soon as possible.  Boundary Side Lights  Just arived a-fine line.    Come and get first choice.  BINNS THE FURNITURE MAN  3  SPECIALTIES  t7NDE__T>__tI?.G  > �� >   .   I I  I I  ���m-9 o ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  PICT. URE I.tt__M_:iVG  ���  ���   ���   ��-f��-��-��H  RJ5PR��Wtt^l_|fc��T_B_yi_^^_-��'��_*^^ni*��^W��H--fc���/__*'^WK*)B_m^B^fl*^  Fruit,  Cigars, g  arid  Tobacco |  "  "    . BEST   SELECTION   &  IN; THE BOUNDARY  iSs .S^IiS^'Stll  }   -i. ���  Phone 64 S  mmmmm  notice;  NOTICE IB HB-KBY GIVHN th��<, thirty dsy*  after date, 1, Toccth J. BAfiStrrr, of Hariford  'Junction, B.C., intend to apply lo the gupcrln  ideal of provincial police. V, S. HuMey, of  "       * :   renewal  of a         Hartford   Hotel,  at  .���V..     -  JonwrJ. Biwtrt.  Hartford Junction, B.C., April it, i<jc#.  Vtctorlm, for the renewal of a retail liquor  llcente for the Hartford Hol.1, at H_(t?.ril  Juactioii, B.C.  P  We can print for you  v 11 Cfiurch Services Tomorrow J  Church of England���Sti'johns, Rev.  J. Leech-Porter, rector, Service first  and third Sunday at 10:30 a.m. .*  second and fourth  Sunday, 7:30 p.m.  Methodist���-Sunday School at 2:30  p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m.  Thursday evening, prayer meeting and  choir practice. A cordial invitation to  all these services. Rev. J. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 10:00 a.m. A cordial welcome  to all.   Rev. Samuel  Lundie!, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every znd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2^0 p.m. Vespers and Benediction 7:30 p.m. Pather J, A.  Bedard. O.M.I. Pastor  Letterheads, Envelopes, Memo  Forms,  Delivery Books, Invoices, Business  Cards,  Grand Forks ladies have formed a  rifle club, with Magistrate Cochrane as  patron.  Greenwood took in $4,365 in the  first quarter of 1908, and expended  $'��3��9"  Hr Dqnan, C. P. R. car inspector at  Grand Forks, has been transferred to  Vancouver.  J Al.' Faulkner, Ben Peterson and  Hugh McKay, of Greenwood, have  left for Bulkley .Valley, where they  staked claims last summer.  Miss Veale, matron of the Grand  Forks hospital, has resigned and leaves  shortly for her home in the east. She  is being succeeded by Miss McKnight,  late of Strathcona, Alta.  " About $3,000 has recently been  spent on the wagon road between  Greenwood and Midway, cutting out a  couple of railway crossings below Boundary Falls. -For which all teamsters  will be thankful.  Greenwood rifle association has reorganized with a membership of 35  and the following officers: Captain, W.  G. .McMynn; secretary-treasurer, K. C.  B. Frith; committee, B. Logan, A. D.  Hallett and J. S. Birnie.  Percy Hallett, of Greewood, left last  week for the coast, being a partner in  the Western Tobacco Co. recently in -1  corporaled. Before leaving he was"  the guest of honor at a smoker given  by the Greenwood fire brigade and  orchestra.  I. Robert Jacobs, who was in the  cigar business in Greenwood in the  early days, was a visitor in the district  this week., Mr. Jacobs was one of  the early birds in Cobalt,'and made  his pile there, his mine being known  as; the Kerr-Lake Jacobs, and being  one that was not in the wildcat class,  but a dividend payer.',,. This last winter Mr. Jacobs spent in Venezuela, and  says that that is no country for a white  man to live in, as President Castro  and his satdellites want everything and  so far pretty nearly get everything.  W. R. Williams left on Tuesday for  Vernon to attend the Yale-Cariboo  ve convention, held there  on Thursday, being a delegate from  Phoenix Conservative association.  Owing to the washouts on the C.P.R.  near Farren, he went via Keremeos  and was accompanied by delegates  from Grand Forks and Greenwood  associations.  Owners of realty in Phoenix have  this week been favored with notices  from the city assessor and collector,  showing what their property is assessed  at for 1908. Those having objections  can present them in writing at .he  meeting of the court of revision, date  of which will be settled by the city  council and announced in the Pioneer.  As expected,, the ball given in the  Miners' Union hall on Monday evening under the auspices of the Phoenix  Rebekah Lodge,.I. O. O. F., passed  off as one of tbe most pleasurable  dances of the season. There was a  good attendance, good music, and all  present appeared to enjoy themselves,  the dance going merrily until nearly  two o'clock.    Sunday being the"87th anniversary  of the organization of the Independent  Order of Odd Fellows,- Snowshoe  Lodge, No. '46,'f will attend the Methodist church.in _ body, a sermon appropriate to the occasion being delivered by Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker.  Members of the lodge are- requested  to meet at the hall at 7 p.m. Visiting  brethern cordially invited.  Every dwelling house ought to be  thoroughly aired.every day, and those  who can afford- sufficient bedclothing  to keep them warm at night ought to  sleep with their bedroom windows  open. If the open window habit were  commoner there would be fewer  coughs and colds; for colds are in  a great majority of cases produced by  breathing impure air. The main  reason why people are troubled with  colds less in summer than in winter is  that while sleeping they breathe fresh  air in summer and tainted air in winter.  The man who cannot use advertising in his business has no business to  be in business���and generally isn't.  Public library Dance.  Arrangements here have been made  for a grand ball to be given under the  auspices of the public library on the  evening of Tuesday, May 12th. The  management are endeavoring to secure  funds to add new books to the library  and hope *o make the dance a success  financially as well as otherwise. Gentlemen's tickets will be $1.00, and ladies  attending are invited to contribute a  book to the circulating library.  If you owe your subscription to this  paper, please pay up.   .  Shilo&V* Shiloh's Cure  Cure  Cures  Coughs  and Colds  Everything in fact,  T  for the worst cold,  the sharpest cough  ���try it on aguar-  an tee of your  money back if it  doesn't actually  CURE quicker  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it to hurt even a  baby. 34 years of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure���-  26c., 60c, $1.    31_  Mrs. L.   Y.  Birnie  went  Grand Forks yesterday.  Principal   Simpson  returned  Grand Forks on Monday.  Mrs. J. L. Martin went to Spokane  yesterday for a visit of a week or ten  days. ;������������������'  Mrs. O. N. Galer spent a day in  Grand Forks this week, visiting Miss  Daisy Hodges.  Mrs. C.A Arnott went to Spokane on  Thursday on a visit to her home for a  couple of weeks.  J. H. Thomas, of Nelson, was in  town on Thursday visiting his brother,  Ralph Thomas.  Mrs. J. E. Bell went down to Spokane yesterday, expecting to return  Monday or Tuesday.  John A. McMasterj proprietor of  the Hotel Balmoral, expects to leave  today on a trip to Vancouver.  Murdock Mclntyre, who has been  sizing up conditions at Prince Rupert,  is expected to return this week.  Charles H. Flood returned Thurs"  day from a week's trip to Moyie, where  he left Mrs. Flood with   her sister.,  Joseph H. Graham and son Stanley, have gone to their ranch in Alberta, where they will spend the summer.  William Manly, of the Great Northern, whose title is inspector of transportation, spent a day in camp this  week.  H. F. W. Behnsen/'M.P.P. for Victoria, was a visitor in town for a few  days this week shaking hands with old  friends.  ,   ..      . -  Miss Kate McKenzie, teacher of the  school at Paterson, hear -Rossland,  spent Easter Sunday.with her parents  in Phoenix.  Col. Lowery, of the Greenwood  Ledge, being a good' Conservative,  spent the week taking in the Vernon  convention. "*  Miss Wall, who is on the teaching  staff of the Trail public school, was  visiting her sister here, Miss Rose  Wall, this week.  Mrs. W. B. Willcox went to Grand  Forks Thursday to visit Mrs. A. B. W.  Hodges a day or two, before leaving  for Spokane next week.  Ralph Coutts, Miss R. Coutts, Miss  Pierce and the Misses Graham attended  the Odd Fellows' ball at Grand Forks  on Tuesday evening.  John McRae returned Tuesday from  a fishing trip up the West Fork of  Kettle river. D. C. McRae, his brother, accompanied him.  Mrs. George L. Elkins and daughters returned late last week from spending several weeks with her parents,  whose home is al Lebanon, Oregon.  G.W. Rumberger and W. R. Williams started Monday for the Vernon  convention, but could not get through  and had to return from Cascade.  Mrs. Wm. Searle left on Tuesday  for Grand Forks, where she will visit  for a few days while en route to Mor-  risey mines to join her husband  there.  Mrs. O. B. Smith, Jr., returned  Wednesday evening from a month's  visit in Victoria, being met at Spokane by her brother-in-law, Frank  Smith.  E. A. BLACK, tH1j1wel|r  t_  ?'.���..  Clothing I  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  customers.    If you don't   oclieve   it come  ��� and examine v/v>ds.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.1   All new seasonable goods at old  and Ch_\pest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. _NO_ hiZLr$!:. ._o_n,x.  _X__)ffi__  WALL PAPER  r^oo  L.icr.t Designs from the  ing   ni.ik.rs   in    Canada.  lead-  Now   is   ihe   lime  to    make   your  choice���we have just what you  want,  from   the ' cheapest  to   the    best.      Cull  and   inspect.  MAE BROS., Lid.  KXOH Ml LI. AVE.  >0  ��*���  Greenwood   biquor  Go.  We furnish the trade all over the   Boundary   with  the Choicest Imported and Domestic  Wines, Liquors and Cigars  As w_ ship direct in Carloads, we  can   mak.'  prices right, and give prompt shipment.  the  Jas. McCfeath & Co.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  l*ltl��tf��0fi��*M4*tf*B|M*gi  Phoehix Steam Laundry Co.;  With the newest and most modern machinery, we are now  'a   position to handle the   largest  or  sunalluet orders  :  with diepaU'h and at the lowest |>ofnii)!<; prii-i-s.  BEST OF WORK  GUARANTEED.  As cheaply, neatly and quickly  Only Two BilB Per Moolb.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, for a  short time, is only .5 cents per month.  Leaver names and addresses at the  Fioneer office.  As anyone else.  Migh_too (SL Cavanaugk  BROKERS  Drawer 1082 Nelson, B.C. Phone 110  #_���������*��**���*  Call us up by  telephone and we will.  send- around; or   if you   prefer  call on us.  We buy and  sell all listed aud unlisted  securiti s.  Quotations   received   daily  YORK,   TORONTO,  AND SPOKANE.  from   NEW  MONTREAL  !  Rev. C. W. Whittaker returned  Tuesday from spending several days in  Nelson, coming via Marcus, on account  ofthe C.P.R. Boundary line being out  of business.  Angelo Schulli, the militant proprietor of the Maple Leaf hotel, is off  for Butte, where he expects to have an  interesting interview with some of his  erstwhile boarders.  Alderman William  J. Porter has arrived here from  Vancouver,  and   will  attend to his business  affairs  here, in I  connection with his  extensive  mining  interests, for a few weeks.  J. J. Strutzel, accountant at the  Granby mines, went to Medical Lake  Wash., Monday, accompanying his  wife and son, Mrs. Strutzel being  troubled with rheumatism.  Phone No. 25  Patronize Home Industry.  Prompt attention to all orders  A.   D.   McKENZIE,   Manager.  Dominion Ave..  Phoenix, B C.  TOLD OP FORMER PIONEER EDITOR  Remark. Made by a Number of This Paper's  Exchange*.  Kettle River Journal: W. B. Willcox, who has for eight years published  the Phoenix Pioneer, has sold out the  pai er to T. Alfred Love, of Winnipeg.  Mr. Willcox,   who   has published   the  I  Allow us to submit quotations before deal-   j  ing elsewhere.  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  ' Phoenix, B.C.  MIGHTON (EL CAVANAUGH,  HROKKHS, ' ;    H. W. Sharp, representing Sharp &  Irvine, brokers, of Spokane, was m  town this week, having come from the  Kootenay country, where, he says,  business is looking up.  Page Boyles, of Eoyles Brothers,  Spokane, diamond drill contractors,  arrived early this week, to begin bor-  ing once more at the Granby mines.  His last work was done at the Holden  mine, in the Lake Chelan country,  Washington.  best weekly in the Boundary district,  states that he will not enter active business at present, but will take a rest for  a few months.  Grand Forks Gazette:    W. B. Willcox has   sold   the   Phoenix Pioneer to  T. Alfred Love of Winnipeg.    Since it  was founded by Mr. Willcox, eight and  a half years ago, it has built up a reputation   for  itself second   to no  other  weekly in the province.    It is an easy  matter   to  follow the development of  mining in   the   Boundary during   that  period by   taking  up files of the  Pioneer.    The news  it has given has  always  been   authentic,   and   its  items  have been widely  quoted by  mining  journals.  Lowery's Ledge: T. A. Love has  bought the Pioneer from W. B. Wilcox. Being a practical printer he  should make a ��� fortune in Phoenix.  Mr. Willcox will rest a while  and then follow the crowd along the  coast. Beach made a great deal of  money in Phoenix and always got out  a  good  paper.    He  was  enough never to take anybody's siii--,  except Willcox's. In consequence he  never had to keep a fii-htin" editor ami  leaves the camp with a bag of nviinfy,  a whole .skin and the .est wishes of  nearly everybody.  Kane Sells "Prince Ruperl "  Capt. Matthew Mel .mtier,  of Van-  cover, and   Dr.  Paton,   of   Wmnii"-...  have purchased  the   rival   townsite of  Prince   Rupert,   near   the G.T.i'. terminus, from George T. Kane.     Th'')'  claim the Government has no power to  change the name of their town because  it happens to be a rival of the railway  town, and they will take the matter to  the courts.    The consideration  of tin;  dsal is about $200,000.     Wharvc will  be erected and a town  laid off iinnud-  iately.  At the general meeting in Loud"  of the Ymir Gold mines, Ltd., Oliver  Wethered stated that S. S. Fowler, who  was the first manager of the property,  was strongly of the opinion that sooner  or later the vein for which search was  being made would be found.  The Phoenix Pioneer is the only  paper in the Boundary Unit prints all  the news of the Boundary���and print*  most of it FIRST. Sent to any address in Canada or Great Britain for  $2.00 per year, or to any other part of  the world for $2.50. Now is the  diplomatic J accepted time.  ����VT_-jS)_."ta��Cl*;.��e/1/'. < m  m  THB .PtftMSNTX PWNBBB.  ZAM-BUK   SAVED    THIS   MAN'S    FINGER  Mr.  William C.  Edwards,  Peter Street, Toronto (Ute steward Elks'. Club)  sustained i  i the middle finger ofthe left hand,   ^lood: poisoning ensued ^ the fi^r caused W_r_x.r  cut on the middle finger of.the left hand. fBlood poisoning ensued ^ the fin^,r cawed iXTE^KJ  agony. He s'.ys: "My hand was so swollen and painful that .1 had to carry itln a sling for ,��53  I wns under the care of a' well-known doctor in Toronto for several weeks. The wound Cot no better, and one d.v  he said my finger would have to be taken off. The pr.m from ihe wound wm terrible and wa�� extending rieht uo  the arm. I consulted another medical man and was treated by him for some weeks longer. He then suJeenteS  that Ihe finger be opened and the bone scraped , At this slngea friend adv;,ed me to t 5ome z--,.^ ^ h ,  did.    I bathed the wound and applied Zam-Buk as directed.    Next morning the wound began to bleed  healthy signso I continued witlithetrtntment.andin'BWeeksr- ���'  time I was able to discard; the ..bandage.   ,,A little more  perseverence and Zam-Buk cured the wound completely,"  Zltm-Bllk Cnrei cuts, burns, chnfinci", itch, eczema, running  sores, riiiKwoim, pile*, bad legs, poisoned woundsandntlsklndUeaws.  All druggist* nnd stores, joe., or postpaid from Zam- Itulc Co., Toronto.  r'KOV_i\CiAL.  It was a  CUT    THIS    &U'r Md man  to the'  Zam-Buk   Co  __��*..  Toronto, with ic'  jitAmp and receive  sample "box  FREE. ,Ka  .    Certificate of Improvements.  N OT'lCE.  Monte Graud & California Fractio. mineral  claim, situate m Cirrcnwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  Where locnt*d���O rec. woe. Camp.  TAKJtJ NOTIOK t'nnt I, Faroe* Al. Kerby, n:  Agent Tor John Mulligan, Vree Mhier's Certificate, No. IIjoji i'tteiKl, si.ly days from dale  hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder, for a  Certificate of <iiip-ovt.me.tq. for the purpose o-  obtaining a Crown Gr.ru ol the above claim.  And further Take Kctice that action, nuclei  Section 37, inu-i ie commence- before Ire li-  suanre of such Certificate of Itnprovetue .Is.  Dated thi* 371)1 day of June, AD .1907.  18��� FORBES M. KKRIIY, Agent.  EXAMINATION FOR ASSAYERS   FOR   LICENCE  TO PRACTICE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  AN KX.MINA.TION far Astayers will be held  In Victoria ou the 4th day of May, 1908, and  f-.lowing days.  Entrance for anv ezaiuiu ition must be made  in writing to the Secretary of the Boatd of Examiners at least ten days before the' date set for  beginning of examination, and must be accompanied 1>_ the prescribed fee (15).  . Any additional ioformat _n desired may be ob-'  tained from Hekubkt Carmicha.bi., Secretary,'  Board ol K.nminers, Victoria.  RICHARD McBRIDK,  Minister of Alines.  -Department of Mines,  Victoria, B. C, 3rd Apt 11. 1908.  Phoenix Shoe Stop  A. T. TUKANO, Prop.  Boots and Shoos made to order, first-class work guaranteed. Miners' Boots a  specialty, guaranteed water  rroof.  First Street- Opposite  Knob Hill Hotel  PlfOKNIX,   B.  C.  GO-OWNERS' NOTICE.  To O.IVB STBBN.ol Farran . Point, Ontario, ami  J. S. C. Prasbk, of Rossland, British t ol-  umbia  YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that I have  expeuc ed $100.00 iu labor.aud improv.-mii^on  the-r^uta B" Mineral Claim, situate in Oreui-  wood Camp, In the Greenwood Mum 8 D'�����"  ofthe District of Yale, as will appear ��* l, ,,, the  tlBcate i.r Work recorded October SIh, ��j,l�����c  Office ofthe Mining Recorder for the said C.rce_n  wood Mining Divfslon, in order to hold Micli  Claim for the year ending October nth, 1907,  and that I have also paid Ja 50 for recording such  Certificate ol Work: ,       ,,������, .,,_  And ir at the expiration or 90 ^X8^0"'^  first publication of this notice you tail or re use  to contribute you. proportions ofithe erpeuH  tures requited uuder Section 34 of the����''"/.  Act, to hold said Claim for the yearabox c 1en  Honed, together with nil cost- of adve using  yourlntcrlsts In said Claim wilt ������'"? *ef of  in the subscriber (a co-owner) under Section 4, ot  the Mineral Act Amendment Act, '?��0S..���M 011  The amount due from you, Ou ����� Btesk, on  account of such work, and recording the cerun  c_te thereof la $ 15.63, and from you, J. a- <-���  . ��_SBa, la $8.54. .        - .������  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., the 23rd day of Jan-  nary, 1908. D .   jjcintomINBY.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVES that, thirty days  after date, I, Joseph J. BASsmr, of llanford  Junction, B.C., intend to apuly to the superintendent of provincial police. K. S. Hussev, of  Victoria, for the renewal of a retnil liquor  license for the Hartford Hotel, at Hartford  Junction, B.C.  i Joseph J. Dassett.  Harlford Junction. B.C., April 11, 1908.  COPPER  HANDBOOK  iNcwEdllon Issued March, 1908.)  SIZE: Octivo.   PAGES: 1228.  CHAPTERS:   25.  .    SCOPE: The  Copper  Industry of  the World.  COVERING: Copper History, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining, Milling, Leaching,  Smelting, Refining, Brands, Grades,  Impurities,. Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,  Terminology, Deposits by Districts,  Slates, Countries and Continents,  Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports,  Finances, Dividends, etc.  The Copper Handbook is conced-  edly the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  THE MINER needs the books for  the facts it gives him regarding Geology, Mining, Copper Deposits and  Copper Mines.  THE METALLURGIST needs the  book for the facts it gives him regarding copper milling, leaching, smelting  and refining.  THE COPPER" CONSUMER  needs the book for every chapter it  contains. It tells what, and explains  how and why.  THE 1NTESTOR IN COPPER  SHARES cannot afford to be without  it. The Copper Handbook gives  statistics and general information on  one hand, with thousands of detailed  mine descriptions on the other, covering the copper mines of the entire  world, and the 40 pages of condensed  statistical tables alone are worth more  than the price of the book to each audi  every owner of copper mining shares.  PRICE: $5.00 in buckram with  or    $7.50    in    full    library  ...;   5,000 Facts About _��_��._ ���  The   1908   edition    is out of that  most   useful   and   valuable   booklet,  "5,000 Facts about Canada," compiled  by Frank Yeigh, of Toronto, who is  widely   known   throughout   the    Dominion as an authority on things  Can-  ! adian.   Nearly 25,000 copies were sold  1 of the 1907 edition, the demand com-  | ing from every part of  this  Continent  1 and   the  British   Empire.    The  idea  i worked out, that of a concrete fact in a  sentence, is an excellent one, the data  being arrauged under such self-indexing titles, as area, agriculture, banking,  commerce, finances,  mining,  railways,  wheat   fields,   etc.     The   wealth   of  material contained in small space is a  revelation   to   even   a   well   informed  Canadian of the standing and resources  of the country.   The book is published  at 25 cents a copy by The Canadian  Facts   Publishing  Co.,   667    Spadina  Avenue, Toronto.  Hospital Donations.  Lidt of Donations received sines Jan.  1st, 1905, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash $10 R. Horrell  Cash $js _ J. B. Macaulay  Cash $s A. F. Berry  Bookcase A. K. H. Clark  Bed Linen,^doi Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash $50 H: T. Bank  Cash $to.... '. Jas. McCreatb  Cash $25 Canadian Kaud Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple Ryrup ��� A friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen .: ..Mrs. 1. 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The Bank of Montreal 1 has secured  a site for its building at Prince Rupert.  Naramata, the youngest town in  the Okanagan, has5just built an opera  house.      <  Three Japs were fined $ 1 o and costs  each for shooting robins at Revelstoke  recently.  Five hundred fruit farmers are coming from England to locate in British  Columbia,;  ���Penticton is talking about incorporation, and will. probably do so in th9  near future.  A, boy of four years fell into the  creek at Trail recently and was carried  down stream. ':'  Cranbrobkis''making a bid for outfitting parties going lo th�� Findlay  river district.  The fruit growers along the west arm  of Kootenay lake are putting in a telephone system.  Peter Carrol, chief of police at Nelson, was summarily dismissed by the  council recently.  Justice Drake died1 at Victoria last  week; He came to Victoria from  England in 1863.  A motor boat race will take place  during the regatta this summer from  Seattle to Vancouver.  Nelson's city and light and power  sub-station was partly destroyed by fire  last Saturday morning.  A special houseihas been added to  the St. Paul hospital at Port Moody  for consumption patients.  Great preparations are.being made  for the^ Dominion exhibition to be held  at Calgary from June 29 to July 9.  Six thousand imported fruit trees  were destroyed at Vancouver last week  .heeauco tlieycould not pass" inspection.  D. Wagena, a Los; Angeles capitalist, has. purchased; 5,000 acres of timber lands on Howe sound, near Vancouver.  Two houses were wrecked at Trail  recently by a landslide. Two men  who were'in the houses at the time had  a narrow escape.  Sawmill men believe that two  months' time will see the advent of a  slowly rising market for logs, which  have been very low in price all winter.  One thousand one hundred acres of  land were sold in the. Okanagan last  week for $7,5,000. This is the old  Mission .ranch and has pear trees on it  40 years old.  J. Coombs, of New Westminster,  whose wife was the victim of an accident last week, died suddenly three  days later, his demise being directly  due to the shock sustained by seeing  his wife run over by a rig he was  driying.  Mr. Van Arsdol, chief engineer in  charge of the western division of the  G.T.P., is on his way north. He was  preceded by several assistants. He  will inspect the: surveys made from  Kitsalas canyon on the Skeena river  to Hazelton and Bulkley valley, as well  as the proposed cutoff from the Skeena  river via the Copper river route, before  recommending.the final adoption of a  route.    The Copper   river  route, it is  Thousands of Woiiteip Write Dr. Hartman to Complain T^d  They Never Fed WJiolly Rested, That They Are Always Ttred.  MRS.T.TRENER,  Albioa PLaco,  Notch Road, Pivtor-  ���on,_T. J., writes:  "I suffered flvo  years with my spluc  nnd palna in my  ba<:k.  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I was tired and weak all tho  ttine.     ,.".',..���__^m_i_   Pel vie catarrh-ca uses many ailments.  There are so many women who are tired all the time. They get up In the  morning tired and dra�� themselves around wearily all day.  They havo pain in the back and dragging sensations which seem to weigh  them down as though carrying a burden.  Many womon.aro undoubtedly suffering with sy_temlo catarrh. The  proper remedy for thom to take is Peruna.  The catarrh has invaded the whole abdominal and pelvic organs. Through  mucous discharges they are losing vitality every moment. "���'���''  The food they eat and the sleep thcyget Uhardly snfflclent to keep np  with the incessant drain on their vitality.  The only hopo for betterment in their cases is the complete removal of the  catarrh.  For this Peruna is recommended by Dr. Hartman. It relieves catarrh  wherever locatodin the human body���in the thorax, abdomen or pelvis.  "This was caused by indigestion and  female trouble.   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IHtllD OOSATUKDAf a B�� TBE   .  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  iTraomx.i.c  T. ALFRED LOVE. Manaoen.  i_i__��__mi I'Bomtatmofflce Wo. 14.  Telsptanoi j K^nager., T_,idenee  No. ij.  itmcurnoxt iw _dvaj��c*.  P��i T��_r...���....-_.....- - ~ ~..$>.ot  Sis Monthi............... - - -  '��� ��S  -���the'United Mates, per year���  ��� 140  If rou a e not ��� snbecr ner to thti paper,  U ���_ Invitation to you to become oae.  thlt  Advertising rate* fnrniabeo on application.  Legal notices is and 5 ccati per line.  ' Foar weekly Insertions constitute oae month'���  '���ivert slag.  /UMION(jylLABEL>  190.  MAY  1908  T_m. ��t��.  Tfci   Fr..  Sat.  1  2  3      4  5      6  7      ��  9  "'io"   II  1*    13  ��4     15  16  :I7     18  19    20  ai    22  33  24    ��S  26    .7  .8    29  30  At a convention of labor and other  bodies, held in New York on April  6th, to inquire into the number of unemployed in the United States, and  the reason for their idleness, Mr.  Samuel Stodel, a representative of the  Industrial Workers of the World, de  claied that a reasonable estimate of the  number of unemployed in the United  States at present, would be at least  4t 75o,ooo. He stated, also, that  matters were getting worse and not  better. While it is impossible to substantiate these figures, yet it seems certain that the number of unemployed is  abnormally large, and the prospects at  present are not very encouraging.  The -March copper production by  ���he Butte district was nearly ro.ooo,-  000 pounds more than that*of- February, the total for March being 18,-  1*7.25�� against 8,438,750 in February.  All of "the Amalgamated mines, with  the exception ofthe Neversweat ofthe  Anaconda company, and the Parrot of  the Parrot company; resumed operations on the first of March after a long  shut down. ;i Starting with a few hundred tons of ore daily, the production  of ore has gradually and daily increased  until the end of the month when some  of the mines reached their normal output: The smelter. at Anaconda did  not start tip until about the middle of  this month, arid it began to turn but  copper on the 18th;/but has not yet  reached its capacity of production,  which is about 18,000,000 pounds a  months The big concentrators were  started about the firstjof the month.  The March output of the mines  gives the following averages reduced  to days:  Ton*  Companies ore  Boston & Mont... 3,000  Anaconda. 2,500  Butte & Boston .     300  Washoe    315  Parrot       50  Trenton     150  North Butte    800  Butte Coalition...   400  Original     550  Miscellaneous ...    150  Pound*        Total  copper dly. lb��.  a ton      copper  70   210,000  65   162,500  62      16,600  18,900  4,000  9,000  8o,000  32,O0O  38.5����  11,250  60  80  60  100  80  70  75  Totals 8,215 5*3.75��  These averages are based on mine  outputs and assays and not on any  smelter returns. The North Butte  company, during the latter part of the  month, had practically reached the  capacity of its shaft and is now ship  New Machines far Makln* Blister Copper  The Copper Queen in Arizona has  installed a new and remarkable machine, the function of which is to  properly turn out the blister copper  or Bessemer block in bars of approximately uniform weight.  The old plan, and which was  thought to be quite up to date, consisted of running a long truck full of  moulds under the converter and filling  them one by one, then running the  trucks to the rear, prying the copper  out, allowing it several hours to cool,  then handling it laboriously up to the  car door.  The hew machine is constructed on  the plan of a merry-go-round, on the  circle frame of which are fixed 29  moulds. The moulten copper is brought  from the converters by the big crane  in a large ladle and set over the rim of  this wheel or mould system. The  wheel is then revolved under the hands  of a skilful engineer. As fast as one  mould is filled, the engineer moves  the other under the spout. On the  opposite side of the wheel from the  spout there is a tank of water, and  when the full moulds arrive at this  point, they have cooled sufficiently to  form a casing over the metal. If not,  a jet of cold water assists in cooling it,  and then the bars are automatically  dumped into this tank, in the bottom  of which is an elevator system which  carries them over and lands them on a  platform on a level with, and within a  few feet of tbe car door. The bars go  plunging into the water every ten  seconds, and usually glowing hot the  effect is of rare interest to a student of  mechanics.  Oily Two Bits'Per Maatk.  The cost of having us send the Pioneer to any part of the world, for a  jil  The partial-failure of the wheat crop  .,in the Northwest provinces last year  - 'has not/in "the slightest degree acted as  ._-'check upon., immigration.,   On the  "corilfary.'.the increase" for the eleven  -^dtjfittr; f&rii ��� -the^'fir.t ^day / of-'April;  ' i'i90��7, ftotheendof February/1908,  '?1u_. tieen 38'' pert cent-compared with  ,  the corresponding   period   last year.  {During-tbe .eleven   months  the total  .number of immigrants into Canada was  '246,990 or 52,917 more than during  'the same period in the previous year,  while the immigration from   the the  United'States  numbered  55,093,    It  is -estimated  that .70,000   of   Uncle  Satth's citizens5 will immigrate to Can-  J'ad_ during 1968.  By simply glancing at the wellndrawh  . .cartoons iri'"ther,yancouver  Province,  ��� rone .could ��� tell sthat   it, is   a Tory  j^'sbfeet They do not do a thing to Sir  -')"'.Mfcidlaurier, either.    That they'hit  home'is .gen by the  attention' given  them, by .the Grit press ofthe province.  The'Uuth alwayp hurts most.    ,  ���'   There is talk that those, in the con?  ;��ndtecerof Jthe 1 provincial'- government  are favored when it-comes-to'deals  in the northern part of, the province.  'If-this-is la. fact, Premier McBride  should put a1 stop to it without delay  Thia-sortof-thingwill not-help-him or  ���his party with tbeelectorate at'large.  An encouragihg^fe-ture-of the Government statement of Canadian chartered banks, recently issued at Ottawa,  is the fact that  the month of March  shows an increase of $8,000,000  in  deposits.    Tlie aggregate deposits are  still $.3,000,000 below the total of a  year ago, but it is extremely satisfactory that the tide has;;turned in. such  a-decided fashion,; and  that) funds in-  stead of being  withdrawn}; are once  more coming in.    Deposits in Canadian bank branches outside of Canada  likewise increased to the extent of $7,-  225,000 during  March.   There   has  been a corresponding -increase of Can-  Possibly one of the best evidences  of progress in British Columbia is the  additional interest being taken in fruit  raising and farming "generally. While  mining remains the premier industry of  the province, agricultural pursuits in  general are being followed more and  more in our rich valleys, and with  timbering and fishing1 also adding  millions per annum to the output, the  province is indeed a much blessed  land.  < No   announcement   has   yet   been  made what the Grand  Trunk  Pacific  proposes 'to do about the bogus Trince  Rupert, located about ten  miles   from  the Pacific  terminus, and   which has  stolen a march and legally secured the  bona' fide registration  of the already  much  advertised  name.    That   there  will always be two Prince Ruperts, is  hardly to be thought, nor yet that the  railway  will let the  matter  go  as  it  looks.    Changing the name of the terminal city is one method  of dealing  with it/and buying out Geo. T. Kane's  Prince Rupert is another.    Meantime,  those returning from the'north country  ping 1,200 to 1,350 tons a day, of short time, is only 25 cents per month:  which half is first class and half second j Leave names ��� and addresses at the  class. ' Pioneer office.  assert, that either one i is a splendid  place to keep away ftoiia���till fall, at  least. , -s'     ���  The Badge of Honerty   "  Is on every wrapper of Doctor Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery because a rdll  list of the .ngrediente composing it Is  printed, there in. plain English. .Forty  years of experience has proven its raperior  worth as a'blodd< purifier and invigorating tonic for the core of stomach disorders  rand all liver ills. It .builds up the run-  '-down .system,as no other tonic can In  .which alcohol, is used. The active medicinal'principles of native'roots such as  'Golden Seal and - Queen's root, Stone and  Mandrake root,' Bloodroot   and   Black  Cherrybark are extracted and preserved  by the use. of chemically pore, triple-  " refined glycerine. ''Send to Dr. K. V. Pierce  -at Bn_aJo,N.;Y., for free booklet which  quotes extracts from well-recognized medical authorities such as Drs. Bartholow,  King-, Scuddey," Coe, Ellingwood and a  host of 'othng, showing that these roots  can be dapgnded upon for their curative  action i&all weak states of the stomach,  accompfepied by indigestion or dyspepsia  as well is In/611 bilious or liver complaints  and IntfTj/wasting diseases" where there  to loss^Pflcsh and gradual running down  Of t^eTStrength and system.  The "Golden Medical Discovery makes  [eti. mire blood  and so lnvl__r___. _  ifl7g_ia_t��.nirn^lT-iv7j_rir7r.��OTB-  ��� noy yirpn.h m_m.  the whola   fT��_��mc  INK THINKS  The robin sang a merry lay,  Rejoicing o'er a balmy day,  Song sparrows thrilled the vernal note.  The bard left off his overcoat,  And blue-birds in the mountain tree  Poured forth a flood of melodee.  The'sun illumed a sapphire sky,  Twas Spring, 'and happiness was nigh,  And then, and then���it snowed.  *  ���"Get -the "habit" ���the. cleaning-up  rake.  #  A wireless to Ink Thinks states;that  Jim Hill has decided to again operate  the Sunday train, so that interested  Phoenicians will be able to spend'Sundays with sweethearts down the line.  Jimmy was a boy once himself.  Economy, is, the practice, which  makes us do .without something -we  don't want now, in case, we should  someday want something which-we  probably won't want.  ON THE  STOMACH  , HEADACHE  CONSTIPATION  Wind on the stomach is just  the bad gas that rises from  undigested food. Constipation comes of sluggish liver,  and the impurities in your  blood cause headache.  Mother Seigel's Syrup cures  all these by strengthening  stomach and liver, and enabling you to digest your food.  MOTHER  9,  Thus all skin affections, blotches, pimples  . and eruptions aa well as scrofulous swellings and old open running cores or ulcers  are cured and-healed. In treating old  running sores, or .ulcers, it Is -well to insure their healing to apply to them Tir,  Pierce's All-Healing Salve. If your druggist don't happen to have this,Solve'in  stock, send : fifty-four, cents in postago  stamps to Dr. R.V. Pierce,'Invalids' Hotel  and Surgical Institute. Buffalo. K. 7., and  a largo box of the "AlirHealfng Salve"  will reach you by retnrn post     ;  You can't afford to accept a secret nostrum as a substitute for this non-alcoholic,  medicine  of known coMr-osrnoir, not  Money may be "hard cash," butiit's  harder when you have none.  *  Slocan- is=- growing' rapidly. The  Mining Review says: "Four at a birth  Was an unusual event-' which happened  -at tbe Slocan hospital on Monday.  The'lady is' the second' wife of"Mr.  Thomas Cat. - The doctor's services  were not required."   .   .'<-���",  The repdrt that the ^hanging-wall  had been stolen from the Lucky Boy,  a few miles northwest'of Phoenix, appears to have been unfounded, a careful survey a'few days ago revealing it  still in tact;  ��  Uncle Jim Hill, the railroader, lives  on Summit avenue���metaphorically as  Well as geographically;  *  We're never fully satisfied,  Each season' finds us glummer;  In winter time we sigh for spring,  In spring, we weep for summer.  ������   -  And now it's suggested that the next  thing will  be the < "weeping husband"  parasols to cover! the "merry widow"  hats:  '���  -There never  has been a time when  good'cheer w_s a drug in-tbe world's  market.  '���  Selfishness' is a quality everybody  has-^xcept you.  -��  As a rule the girl who jilts a young  man does him a great-favor. ,'  Sf rea. Oat! 4  In politics I'm a���never mind,  And you are a���I'don't care,  But, anyway, I am rather inclined  To suspect we are both unfair;  For I   have called you  a  coward and  slave,  And you have' dubbed me a  fool and  knave.  (Yet,   perhaps  I   was right;   for   you  surely abused'  The right of free speech  in the names  you used 1)  In  you   figure���^a .profit,-   I  business  " -guess. .���"���"  And ��� I charge  you���_s - much as I  dare^" ���    --.  And I grumble that yon  ought  to do  .,   .   it for less,;   -   ^.,  And you ask ifmyrprice.is fair, f  But if I .sold your goods and you sold  mine, -   _(  I doubt if the prices - would/much decline.  must  insist  that I  think I  have a little ��� advan-  (Though I  see  Where you'd still  tage of me!)  In religion you are a���who cares'what ?  ' And I am a���what's the odds?  So why "have I sneered at your holiest  thought,    '  And  why have you' jeeredc at   my  gods?  For, thinking it over,   I'm sure we two  Were doing the best' that-we honestly  knew.  (Though, of course, I cannot escape a  touch  Of suspicion that you never knew too  much 1)���_Sx.  p nof-pri  even   though   the  urgent  dealer may  thereby, make a little bigger pj   "'  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate  coMPosrnoir,    dealer  'i gger profit.  nnd Invigorate stomach, liver and bowels.,  Sugar-coated, tiny granules, easy to take  as candy.  Price 6o^Ct*. ties bottle. Sold everywhere.  A*J.WMXBftCO..I.m,I  Buster*s Philosophy.���XXV.  Resolved, that I have been guilty ol  asking Tige to do something that I  wouldn't have done myself. Well,  that is one of our inconsistencies���we  ask things of our friends that we  wouldn't be willing to do for them.  Come, let us try to be a little more  reasonable; this world is a pretty fine  place to live in, and we should keep  up with the rest of it by being kind  and cheerful to every one, and loo  honest to ask a favor���especially'a  ifavdr' we'ean. - return.  Gamblers never lose hope,  be bet against anything.  It can't  You can  kill time, but  it will come  back and haunt you.  lifS::;  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  VS^wThc moalperfectlV nppolnted Health  ind Pleasure Resort in the We��t, with a com-  pteieiystem of Bctha���I_eli��li_g: Turkish and  KniaUn. Open the year round. The curatlv>  properties 01 'ta w��ter�� arc traequaled.  For Caring all Rheumatic. Nervosa -and 1 Vim  m!sr_TO_blr,.  For Heal-i gall Kidney, Wver and .totsacb  ailments.  For eliminating all MeUlUj_ol��ono from th  iystem  The (rrandeur of the scenery 1�� unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests,lakes,..terfalls.  Mating, yachlinjr, flahlnK, shooting, eacnrslcns  tennis. Its winter climate is unsurpassed foi  mildness H__UtY MclNTOSH,   ���  Prwrtafor   :  i-iiwiiinmnin ii_i|iiiii��i in mj���ij- ninffitmmiMiuiit  Qsfe&tkwood a3,Lc1^C JL^lIll��  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  *' "        lower town, 10.00 a. in.  Ijeave   Greenwood  (Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Piiobvix Ofwok, With McRab Beos., Khob Hiu. Ave.  D. L. McELROY; Proprietor.  Makes the Biscuit  and Cake lighter.  finer  flavored, more  nutritious ��_i wholesome  ilE5.C. MINING  S&2  D? PRICES  CREAM    ���;,���  BAKIHG POWDER  Made from pure ..  Grape Cream of Tartar J  No'slnm���No lime phosphate*  ________S__~_1___  Lo. ers"of the fast- horses will gather  at Cranbrook in- large numbers for the  races on May 18 and 19. Purses to  the amount of $.,400 have been hung  UP-  DRAYING  Of all  kinds  promptly attended  to.   Rapid Express and Bapgage  Transfer.   Careful attention to all  N   orders.  JAMES G. McKEOWN.  Nicola coal.is now being sold in the  coast cities.  Thirty years ago gold was panned  on Findlay river.  ,; The. iron mines on Quatsmo Sound  areto Lie developed.  ��� There seems to be little prospects of  f tfie'Marysville s.nelter resuming operations. . ..-..���...'  j. "TheMaggie mine, near Ashcroft, is  1 to resume operations on a consider-  < ahle scale.  ' J The   mint  a'   O'uwi   ��u    a're.ifly  ' boujiht 250,000 ounces ol   siivvr Irom  the Trail smelter.  It is reported that a Seattle syndicate Will operate Weaver,Creek placer  mines' this summer.  Since the establishnieut-of the lead  industry in Canada the American product'no longer enters the country  Whilei a limited&anipunt'of Englishire  fined-Iead is solB in'Canada, the prb-  ductJof the mines of^British' Columbia  now leads in the hoqoiexmatket and is  winning first place in the markets -of  China, Japan and Australia. British  Columbia is able to compete with Australian refiner, and -more than a year  ago the invasion of the Australian-market began'.'   ''  American. 'cairtalist; h  an'option on the' j'vp^i -,  the Warren far.n uu S>tii|., , . v,���  The big strike which was m;Uj.  lately on thf Aurora n.ar Movi^ ha!  been'cr^iiinu a good d<-al <1 f\V,,,, ."  comment.  the   Co��:ur   d'Alenes   is   no*  treated  at   the smelters at Trail and  Grand Forks.  The Toronto Telegram is responsible  for the statement that J. J. Hill has  now a controlling interest in the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal company.  James McEvoy, chief engineer-and  land oommi��i<iinneer ol the Crows Nest  Pas- Coal c<iin;nii\, has resigned his  !>->sition to accept a responsible one  'iih he German Development company, which owns and is about to develop extensive coal areas in. the neighborhood of Calgary.  The Montana mine owners associations, composed of 300-* active operators and shippers representing a combined capital, of*$r;ooo,oo'Oj .have se-  cured control of the-'Idaho* Smelter  and Refining corapahyV Panhandle  Smelter at Sand Point, and will likely  also use some B. C'orcs.  The small'Sum'of'tWo'bitB (25c) per  month takes the Phoenix 5 Pioneer to  any postoffice on eahh.  P. 0. Isx St.  5_��s����a_��<sxs��<��^  Pkst.lx Ntrkat. 'P�������� 2.  @  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  -   Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Qioicc Lineof Fresh and Cured Meats  Poultry, Fish.and^Game in Season : :  1 AH " Orders  Receive   Prompt Attention.  Markets at Greenwoot'l, Grand Forks, Midway,  Eholt and  all  the other  principal Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta and Vukon.  Headquarters:  NELSON, B.C.  iO O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O O.O J 3.0 OO .  ��� V Headquarters for Boundary:  GREENWOOD, B.C.  S��OOSX_W  EASTERN TOWNSflfPS BANK  CAPITAL S3.O00.00O      RESERVE FUND Sl.860.O00  HEAD OFFICE - sMeRBROOKE, QUE.    .  WITH OVER.SIXTY BBANCH'OPFICES IN THE  PROVINCE'OF QUEBEC  W_  OrPEB  FACILITIBS. POS.BSSKO BY  NO OTHER BANK IN CANADA  ".Off   collections and Banking Business Generally  ���IN  THAT IMPORTANT TBBBITOBY  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   AT ALL OFFICES  B__A._JC__KS   IN  -Manitoba,  Alberta and British Colombia.    Correspondents  all Over the World.  I. H. HALLETT  -Barrister, SolioiIor,  Notary Pu__..'  Csble Address:      HALLBTT'  ('_<droid M'Neil.  CoA**. I Mayting v Nesl's  GB-BNWoon, B.t.  ( Lelber's.  TUCK   COLLIN'S  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Cor.eFI��ta>Kno_HlllA-e.   PHOENIX, B. C.  PHOENIX NEST   .*   08DER OF OWLS.  M  &-h  Meets every Tudrsday Evkn-  INO.at Miners' Uniou Hall.  CotdUl Wdcom�� toBwthKn. VUltlog  DANNY DEANE, Pre.ld.n.  CHAS. E.  KING. S<cr��ry  Kin^Edward Lodge. No36  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communicatloii S p. m. iic>  oud Thursday of each mouth.  Kmergeut meetltiK* ascalleil..\l����oiite  Half. McHale Block.  V. M..UU80INO.  Secretary.  T. KUDKKIJK.  lA.il.  i. o. o. f:  8NOW8HOK I.ODGK NO. id  Meets every Mouday livening  al Miners' lit!  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Carlton H. Cook, N. U.  W. S. COOK. Rec. Sec'y.  C W. WHrrTA_BB,Per. Fi.. 6ecj.  PHOEXIX   ARRIR   N'O   15S  Meets Friday even  Ouiou Hall.  Visiting     brothctf  alvrayi wtl'onic  I   Wkir. Wi P.  Hakkv James,  W. Sec  HK3-H-GRADE  $ob printing  BY  THE  lP>boenif pioneer  As in any other calling, trade or profession, the Printing  business always has some in it that produce work a little better  than the ordinary and a good deal better than most of them.  Such'an establishment is that ofthe PHOENIX PIONEER,  where the endeavor is to turn out the BEST QUALITY OF  WORK that can be done with paper, type and ink.  The i best evidence of our" success is the fact that we are  and have!been busier than other offices in this district, and are  producing,'iffprk that other offices do not attempt. Only the  ���mostebmp^tent wbrkmen are employed, with the result that a  ���high standard of efficiency is secured���and at no increase in cost  to the customer.   ;  Withtacomplete equipment, from Presses and Type to  Punching,! Perforating and Wire Stitching machines and the best  grade of stock obtainable,, we are in position to give prompt attention to orders for  . Forms and Blanks Business Stationery  Office Stationery       Lodge and Church Work  In Any Quantity  In fact, we can-give you anything supplied in a first-class  metropolitan: printing establishment. Orders taken for Ruling,  Binding, Blank Book work and Steel and Copper Plate Engraving'  Prompt attention to mail orders''  IMotteet ijkfb; Co.  Pioneer Building, next P. _.,  iDboentr. ��..<_���  ^^mGP^S^SS^3JSS^  KTfff.f-.giw,..-_!��*B.^V%.&.(Jf_;.; V��_--Pj.-.  aSfetfiRENRr^-^DfvlSiL^^    .       J-S-H��a    ���-��   >-. *P- r ^     �����      .j __

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