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Array Phoenix is thc Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  No, 27.  are all to be sold at  ��>*  -j  150 suits to choose from, a variety  of which can be seen in our windows.  This stock is complete and the early chooser wjll have the best  assortment to ch,ppse from.  Tlie materials are serges, whipcords and tweeds.  There is such a large variety that it would be useless, for us to  attempt to describe them, but it is sufficient for you to know that  >ou can select from an assortment not else where shown in the'  Boundary country.  ffiMMHU (0 MM  Phoenix.  Greenwood.  Granif Forks  Sandon.  O1]  MORRINJHOMPSON&CO.  What to Eat  Si  A most trying and troublesome question at this time of the  season, isn't it. Especially in a mining camp where it is  hard to obtain ta|i)le luxuries aiid dejicacjes sucl} as one has  a craving for.    1-fqweyep <  This has been  Remedied  to a great extent, inasmuch as we have  made it our policy to give our customers the very best of  every thing in the Grocery line���and take care to have it  fresh.  Keep an Eye Open  For our shipments of Fresh Groceries, Fruit, Vegetables  and all Delicacies in Season. We are sure we can ''Drive  That Care Away," and convince you that we keep our  minds upon the question of ''yy*hat You Wilj Eat."  Fresh Vegetables and Fruits  Standard Groceries and Canned Goods.  Our Supply is constantly be'ng replenished with Fresh Goods of  such Standard makes as the Tartan Brand Canned Goods, Blue  Ribbon, Ceylon and other brands of Teas, etc. California, Walla  Walla and Home Fruits and Vegetables; Best of Butter and Eggs.  At last the institution known as the  Phoenix General Hospital is about  ready to open its doors. A meeting  of the directors was held a few days  ago, and airangements were completed  for paying the balance of the bills I  against the building. Thursday of this!  week Secretary Hemenway signed, a'l  the checks for this purpose, and, some  timi before the first of J une the hospital'  will be 0|>eft to receive patients.  Miss Johnson, a graduate nurse ol  wide experience,'has been engaged as  matron of the hospital, arid she will  anive in a few days from Victoria, and  assume charge. ��� This is the only general hospital in the entire Boundary  country, and has long been needed  here. ." -,/��� '.'���'- ,':.  The Phoenix General Hospjtaj was  incorporated over two, years ago under  ths Benevolent Societies' Act, and  arrangements were started to finance  the putting up of the structure. The  mining companies hereabout al! contributed, the government gave assistance, and the .Hospital;'Ladies Aid  Sojiety did good work in raising funds  for the erection of the building. Last  summer the contract was let to W. R  Lee for the first wing of the hospital,  aud after many troubles Mr. Lee finished the building, but is said to have  lust money on the contract, which  amounted to about ��5,000. At am  rate, when he finisheii there were some  unpaid bills, and these had to be arranged for and taken care of. This  has delayed the opening of the institution until the present.  Plans for the l'hoenix hospital  were drawn by F. M.-Rattenbury, the  coast architect, and call for<two wings,  each 32x112 feet,connected by amain  building, two stories high. The rooms  in the building are large and airy, and  well arranged for the purpose intended.  All inside walls are of brick, and several  rooms have fireplaces, alL having 18  foot ceilings. ..It was the intention to  erect but one of the wings at present,  and this has been carried out, making  a most commodious and convenient  structure. As the need arises, in the  futuie, the rest of the building will be  put up. ��� The ground' was;given to the  hospital by the Granby Co.  ^   f^pmsn^nman  POST OFFICE STORE  Three Carloads ol Machinery.  Tuesday three carloads of Westing-  hoiise electrical machinery were received here for the Cascade Water  Power it Light Co., Ltd. It will be  used in the sub-station to be erected  here by the company for the purpose  of transforming and distributing the  power to the Phoenix mines. The  sub-station will be built of brick and  will be located on the (lold Drop  claim, just across '.he tracks from  the C. P. R. depot, at the present  terminus of the pole line. It is expected that work on the building will  be started shortly, the stringing of wire  on the double pole line being now  practically completed. ,  Dr. Mathisprir dentist.  Strawberries;we- now jii the local  1 '���"if        -  ' '    ���   If*-    ��� ���    ���   , .  markets. \*  Mayor Rumberger ���; visited Grand  Forks this weekV4t'..:.v -1*''"���.'"..'  G. S. McKenz'fe will take a trip to  Vancouver next,week.'.''?''*:.,������'  A newspaper^s to*be' started at  FairvMew in th&.near future. '   '  '' John'Bul!y;j;f:Pv, of ��jocan,  visitor i.n,thfr city this weeki '���'':  Road master Hi L. JoTTnsoh, of the  C. P. R., was in town Wednesday.  Last week' fivecarloads of machinery  arrived at Cascade'fof the power company. v.-V..t"1  The city of Grand Forks is about, to  begin legal actions against delinquent  taxjjayerw   .-������ ���������<���? j: . ;;;���: .>./���.' [.:.;.���,  ::  The latest unconfirmed rumor is  that the C. P. R;.,wjli,biiild a smelter  at Robson'.  Prof. Paul Kauffmaiiji has "accepted  a position at', the- International Music  Hall at Rossland..',��� ��.,,  Joseph Merry,'; formerly of Rossland,  is now making,hiii home with his wife  and "family at Phoenix. ! ,  Nearly every team in "the;'city has  been engaged to -go*, the1 Greenwood  celebration next Saturday.   ,.    ;������;  - Mis,s.���Boss, ofABossbtfrg, arrived  Wednesday,to;visit- lief cousinj Mrs;  Reid Croweil, ofthis cityi'-i  W. C. Conway.of-the- late firm of  -McLean & Conway^left for Spokane  and the east last Tuesday.  ArthqrQ. Cocrjrane,pf Grand Forks,  brother of W. B;^C^hrane,,s|ient the  early part'dfthe week; ifiPhoenix.,  ���'Mrs. E. McKinnon arrived this week  and opened her millinery, parlor in the  Baldwin block, Doraiiifon avenue.  ;ManagerrGi|lis, ,of.the Dominion  House, reports that'.his Jjusiness. has  much improved in'-$he last month.  Thursday evening; [the New York  Clipper Novelty Co.'appea/ed at Miners' Union Hall -to'atsmall audience.  i Evan Thomas, who has been in camp  some fouryearsTeft'Mcrniay for New  York and Pennsylvania, his old home:  - The C: P; R: extra gang' has completed the ballasting-of the "high fine"  being the extension of .the Knob Hill  sl,ur-_._l.-.-. .,   Wh. -"---'-''-  '/'here has been' another large influx of commercial travellers this-week,  .some of theru taking orders for- winter  goods. '  Mrs. Samuel Somerville and children have been:spending a week or two  at the Coryell ranch,i��near Grand  Forks.  -The Knob Hill-hotsl was rented  this week toMrs. McK'elvie, who has  been conducting.the Snowshoe boarding house.  About 10,000 ^shingles daily are  being turned out at the Sandner shingle  mill, just completed at.the upper end  of Christana lake.  A. N. Pelly is building a 700 foot  flume to drain 26 acres of bottom land  which is part-of-..his preeumption at  the foot of Long Lake, i  ;.\V- L. Ross and son Guy started  Wednesdays atrip to Princeton and1  othei Similkameen points, to be gone  a couple weeks or more...  '  Grand Forks, Greenwood and Ross  land are each trying to secure additional  school funds. In Rossland there is all  kinds of trouble ahout it,  J. ;B. Ferguson, of Vancouver, general agent for the. province for the  Mutual Life of New York, spent several  days in the city this week.-  The C.v-P,   R, turntable,  Robson, it is reported,  is to  Posters are out in town, announcing  the Victoria Day celebration at- Mid1  way, where some $500 will be distrib  uted in prizes; The poster announces:  "We give what we advertise."  , Last-"Tuesday' the boundary-Greek  License Commissioners grahted.-a lie  ence to John W. Q'lirien, ro'f'CJreeii  wopd, who has just opened the new  Hotel Vendome at Anaconda.  H. W. Kothrock, who'has been in  and around Phoenix for the last. twn  years, left for Spokane on Mondays  train, where he.will accept 2 ./position  with the Pacinc;Coast Pipie'CiSr''' ' '  "James H. Stephens, one of the old-  timers in Phoenix, is now on his wa>  to Thunder Mountain, in Idaho^ once  again wooing.the fickle goddess. He  started last week by the pack train  route.  Boundary Mining Notes.  ANOTHER DEFUNCT NEWSPAWV  Forks OaMltc AktorM Sy the Newt  Wedaestov.  After struggling against the inipvit  able for some months, the Grand Forks  Gazette last ��� NVednesday was sold oui  to the Grand Forks News, and this  week's issue of the combined weeklies  will be known as the News-Gazette.  Over five years ago the Grand Forks  Minor: was established by F. H. Mc-  Carter & Sons, and during the boom  days was a financial success. But in  thefali of 1900 Eber C. Smith started  the daily Gaiette in that city, and in  less than six months the competition  was so keen that he forced the Mc-  Carters to buy him out, the name  Gazette being retained as a part of the  bargain.     '".-';��� .''���'���'.���.���'.'. ':.' '  In August of last year the Grand  Forks News was established with Elmer  D. Hall, formerly of the Phoenix Pioneer, as the manager. The-News has  steadily made progress, while the Gazette seems to have been as steadily  losing ground- Negotiations for the  amalgamation of the two weeklies have  been in progress for some time, and  were brought to ^successful issue this  week. The Gazette had a fine plant,  and next week the News<Gazette will  appear jas a, seven coJumn.sheet..  MOTHERLODE  DISCOVERY  A car of Winnipeg ore was sent  the Trail smelter this week. '.-.".���  'Ihe Stemwinder mine is running26  stamps, and is adding 20 more, when  150 toiis of ore per day can be crushed.  Work has been started on a timber  spur for the Granby Co., to be about  600 feet long, and to run back of the  timber framing house and timber shaft.  All this week the 100 horse power  hoist for the No.' 2 shaft of the Old  Ironsides mine, being put in by the  Jenckes Machine Co.; of Sherbrboke,  Que., has been expected. It will probably arrive Monday.  Two cars of ore were- recently hauled from the No. 7 mine, in Central  camp, but hauling was discontinued  again on account of bad roads. The  roads.are now improving once more,  and hauling is to be resumed.  Wednesday connections were made  between the too and 200 foot levels  in the new three compartment shaft  at the Snowshoe. This connects the  railway tunnel workings with the main  shaft, which is now being timbered.  .Grading has been completed for the  new spur at the Snowshoe mine, to the  site of the new compressor: Excavations for the compressor building,  about _45x8o feet, will be begun a;  once, it being necessary to remove  rock to a depth of about ten feet.  Up to Marchjtsf the Granby mines  had 14,771 feet of work done. Of this  amount 3,689 feet were sinking, or  raising, and 12,082 weie drifting and  and crosscutting. r This does riot include the huge slopes and drifts where-  so much ore has been and is being  taken out.  CITY COUNCIL  TAKES IT UP  Plan For Assisting Totally Disabled Miners.  SENDS PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT  Aski (bat men So Afflicted be Admitted lo tne  Old Mea'�� Hone at Kamloops���Other  Council Bugiaeu.  New"  Body Found in  wood Camp.  Dead-  ALREADY HAS FIFTY FOOT SHOWING  Will be Thorouihly Prospected, With a View  of Shlppiai the Ore to the Compioj-'s  Smeller at Greenwood.  Altitudes In the Boundary.  The following are given as the altitudes of different points in the Boundary, as ascertained by L. M. Rice,  C. E., who was on the survey of the  C.P.R. Boundary branch when it  was built:  <r    Tr**-  ] v~f.   Feet  4,625  4.425  ���������4,300  Phoenix, Old Ironsides Mine  Winnipeg mine   Hartford Junction... . .   City of Paris mine, White's camp. 4,150  13. C. Mine, Summit camp. 3,800  Long Lake.  .3,700  Mother Lode Mine  .3,450  Oro Denoro mine,Summit camp. 3,400  Eholt  3,080  Greenwood ._;...... .2,400  Midway '."... i,goo  Grand Forks. 1,710  For Victoria Day the C. F. R. will  issue return tickets to. and "from all  points, at fare and one-third for the  return journey. Tickets on sale May  22, 23 and 24, good to return till May I trade new goods for old...  17th.  moved to Phoenix, on account of the  increasing traffic at this, point.  Duncan Ross, after a vacation ol  three months at the coast, is once more  guiding the destinies of the Boundary  Creek Times at Greenwood.  Miss Effie Grace Williams of Grand  Forks, and Wilson Austin, of Fernie,  were married at the former place last  Monday by Rev. A.rStoney.  E. H. Mortimer, of the Bealey Investment &Trust Co. Ltd., Greenwood,  who has lived in the district five years,  has taken up his residence in Spokane.  Thursday, June 12, the."Too Rich  to Many" <ompany,vwith 14 people  will appear at Miners' Union Hall. It  is well, spoken of wherever it has appeared.  While the Hot Air. railway is out  of business, on account of wash-outs,  derailed locomotives, etc., a stage line  is running between Grand Forks and  Republic.  Next Monday the May assizes will  commence at Greenwood, His Lordship, Judge Drake, being expected to  preside. There are five cases on the  criminal docket.  The annual convention of the Western Federation of Miners will be held  in Denver, Colorado, on May 26th.  C. H.-Towns will represent the Phoenix Miners' Union.  1<\ W. Hart has obened a harness  and saddlery shop on the bridge, op-  posit the McMillan block. He will  also conduct a second hand store in  connection, and will buy anything or  The place  It is reported this week that anothei  ore body,-separate and distinct from  the immense deposits now being worked at the Mother Lode Mine, Dead-  wood camp, was discovered on the  property. According to the report,  the new find promises to be an important one, the croppings having been  exjwsed for a width of some 50 feet,  now atland it is thought they will be much  be  re-l wider, as soon as more  work is done  ARRESTED FOR MURDER.  Fraak Brazil, aa ladlaa, Takea la al Midway  Last Sunday.  Sunday evening Constable Cunningham, of Greenwood, arrested Frank  Brazil, an Indian, at Midway, charged  with the murder of Charles Hall at  Marcus on the ist of May. The same  night he was handed over to Deputy  Sheriff Clark, of Curlew, who took  him across the line for trial.  , It'appears that Brazil, who at fiist  gave the name of Frank Roberts, came  to the stable of J. J. Flood, at Midway, several (Jays ago, where he obtained work. Hall and the Indian  had quarrelled at Marcus, the lattei  getting the worst ot it Later Brazil  and another Indian murdered Hall,"  and Brazil's chum was apprehended at  Republic the next day. Brazil probably hid on the reservation, and then  arrived at Midway under, an assumed  name. The murder was cold blooded,  Hall being shot in the back. Hall is  said to be one of the Hall family who  located the then famous Silver King  mine, years ago, near Nelson, and from  which they realized a handsome sum.  1 will be known as the Granby Exchange.  Thus far not sufficient development  has been done on the new discovery  to determine the value and extent of  the ore body, but it will be opened up  and exploited thoroughly, with a view  of shipping to the company's smelter  at Greenwood. The ore is well mineralized, and has. a promising- appearance. Those who have seen it think  it will prove to be an excellent thing  for the company.  Excursion to Greenwood and Midway.  Next Saturday the C. P. R. will run  a special excursion train from Phoenix  to Greenwood and Midway, to accommodate the large number that will attend the Victoria Day celebrations in  those places. The train will leave  Phoenix at 8 a. m., and arrive at  Greenwood at 9.10 and Midway 9.40  a. m. Returning, the train will leave  Midway at S p. m, Greenwood at  S.25 p. m. and arrive in Phoenix at  10.30 p. m. The round trip fare will  be $1.10 to Greenwood, and $1.55 to  Midway.  The fiscal year for the Methodist  church ended May ist. The local  organization showed receipts and payments of $870, and no debts. The  conference for the province is being  held at Vancouver this week when Mr.  Kinney, of Phoenix, will probably be  sent to another field, and a new  preacher stationed at Phoenix.  It    has    been  apparent  for  some  time that something must be done  for  miners who meet with loss of sight  or  are otherwise  totally  disabled.   Such  cases are not frequent,   but  there  are  enough of them lo make some action  imperative on the part of the authorities.    Some time ago Constable Dar-  raugh made a recommendation  to the  government along this line,   but   was  viitually told by the poweis that be at  Victoria to mind  his  own  business.  Evidently the gentlemen who occupy  the government benches at  the provincial capital are too busy quarreling  among themselves over the loaves and  fishes to pay any attention  to what a  policeman may say.'-"  Now, however, the city council is  taking up the matter, and this week  ordered a resolution sent to the provincial secretary, the minister of mines,  and the member for this constituency,  Smith Curtis. Alderman Rogers introduced the resolution referred to,  which was as follows :  "Whereas, accidents, often lesulting  in loss of sight and total disablement  in other forms, are very common in  the mining districts of the province;  "Therefore, the municipal council  of Phoenix respectfully requests the  provincial government to,.arrange, for  the accommodation af all British subjects so disabled in the province, in  the Old Men's Home, at Kamloops."  Other Business Done.  At its Wednesday night's meeting,  all the councilmen were present except  Alderman Munroe and Mayor Rumberger. The finance committee reported favorably on the following bills,  which were ordered paid: A. P. McKenzie, 75c ; Hunter-Kendrick Co.,  $5; Greenwood Electric Co, $24;  V. &N. Tel. Co., $8.05.  Temporary Loan By-Law No." 37  was read a second time, and the mayor  and financecommittee were authorised  to sign the same. The by-law Calls  for the borrowing of $1,500 from the  Eastern ���'.Townships- Bank Ibr two  months.  It was definitely decided that a six-  foot sidewalk should be built on Knob  Hill avenue from the Biner block to  ihe depot, the estimated cost being  about $400.  Alderman Rogeis gave notice of his  intention to introduce a Municipal  Works and Supplies By-Laws.  The Latest Arrivals.  Born to4he wife of Dr. Northrop,  Grand Forks, May 6th, a daughter.  Thursday evening a daughter arrived at '.he home of J. W. Hannam on  Dominion avenue.  Last Sunday Mrs. Dan McKinnon,  residing on Gray Eagle avenue, pre-,  sented her husband with a daughter.  Last Saturday a little daughter arrived at the home of Steve Swanson,  shift boss at the Granby mines.  Try the Sunday dinner at the  Nor-  den cafe.    Home cooking.  Large Lot of Machinery.  Aside from the electric motors, the  followin��;is-; a list of the machinery  recently ordered by the Granby Co. :  Two.duplex tandem compound Rand  air compressors ; cylinders, high pressure, 16 in. x 36 in. ; low pressure, 26  in. x 36 in., having a capacity of S,2oo  cubic feet of free air at So revolutions  per minute ; actual capacity of engines,  which will weigh in all about 300,000  lbs., will be 60, 3]^ Rand drills, at an  altitude of 5,000 feet. Included with  the order is an aftercooler, of suffici-  cient capacity for both compressors,  which will be driven by an electric  motor, through the medium of a rope  drive. Altogether, including extra rope,  there will be 10,500 feet of rope sent  with the machine. One io-ton travelling crane, 20, 3% New Giant drills,  one 72-inch x 20 feet air receiver and  six small receivers also form part of  the order,  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following tabic gives the ore shipments of Boundary  for 1902, as reported to the Phoeuix Pioneer���  igoo  Granby Mines, Plioenix .-.      tU,533  Snowshoe, "         297  Brooklyn, "         150  Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340  Sunset, "   Morrison, "    B.C. Mine, Summit    19,494  R.Bell, "        Winnipeg,     Wellington      1,076  mines tor 1900, for 1901 and  l'ast  Week  11,771  1901  233,424  1,731  1902  129,213  two  99,034  802  150  47,405  ���' 500  1,040  2,330  Golden Crown,  Athelstan,              "  King Solomon, W.Copper.  No. 7 Mine,           Central.  City of Paris, "     .  Jewel, Long Lake.,  Caruii, West Fork.  Ruby, Boundary Falls..  Miscellaneous .....  2.250  1,200  2,000  160  1,230  60  51,532  150  7S5  310  1,140  Total, tons     99,730   390,000  Granby Smelter treatment, tons    62,387   230.828  Mother I .ode Smelter treatment, tona     118,448  12,202  9,459  1S4.415  129,335  49,018  fe  7'W  ^r.r��-���^^^irr*j^  FKvdCGffnnSffi^to&wujiuuviABuurHW'kHM ^fpai.'j;.-'Xk  ���������fe^u..;--M,-:J  fillips  ~'iL-'.ni-f v!"--"* ,r  - '"���' .'��� -e  j|f|||j,j:';';!|,v|:: ���-  ���^l^Jivli'i^l""-.'-  liHirH-iNif ������������.������  llIBlWl''" '���:���  As r;?ii ���;������.���,  ���&mM\M'--'--.-  mm&Mt'-:-  Wmt^W'-r.'  iiliiioii'- ;  ^iill-/li|:''::-:.  'MfsllliHftif :���'::':���'.  'iPiTH^i-.:^'-  rags,.    ','.':';-��� ���    ���' -  ;:|||||!|i||;;f'.:  Immu i?lf ������������ - -;  THE PHOBNIX PIONEER  ^^^���������������"���"���"M-*** ���������������������< ������������������������'������M-f+*++*+��'-M-M-*-Mt  I-The Canadian Bank of Commerce 1  ���  .���  ���  ���  ��� Capital, $S,ooo,qoo  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  jt      jt      Rest, $2,000,600.  ���  X  HON. CEO. A. COX, President. B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  ���������     J. H. PLUMMER. An1! Gen'l Manager.  I H.F.MYTT0N,   Manager  Greenwood   Branch  ���������������������-���-���-���������>���������<  t  t  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���'���  ���  p:|li  The Phoenix Pioneer.  IKSCF.D OS SATTRDAV BV TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C.  year, so far as die general public is  concerned, and it is gratifying to learn  that a good profit is being earned in  Houndary mines, despiie the low price  of copper.  it will not pay its primers living wages  The papers of that city .who bow to the  dollars aie; keying the thing ~daik,  while in' the-west many union men still  buy from the firm.���New Denver Ledge.  Worse Than' Uskless,���There are  always two sides to every case. ' We  think the Dunsmuir government is  worse'than useless.���Nelson News.  Mud'Slinging���When' it comes to  mud' slinging, the" new'mud mill of  the Granby smelter will have to work  over time to equal the'capacity of several, local characters.���Grand Forks  News.... ���'',���''  Runcli.j'(fg8 and (ireeiip-run always be  hud at tlie Dominion Hoiii-i- ������lift*..     v.'  S hort ordei s from 6 a1  m. at the Norden cafe.  in. till   8- p.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  Teltphonli  Business office No. 14.  Manager's residence, No. 15.  ��l!li:''::  '-IHi \TW:myx'  SVUSCKIf'TION'S IN   APVANCK.  iWvtiir..... l.........:;.���....;...v. = ....fi.co  -"r r'Sir'Sfon th*7.;,,'..�� ,.,��...*.��� ..;��.......��..  1.35  To Foreign Ccnintrie*  3.00  iTvou aire not a subscriber to lh.�� paper, this  is an invitation to vou to become one.  AdverlUing rates furnished on application.  . i,egal notice* 10 aud 5 cents per line.  Hour weekly iunertions constitute one months  advertising. ��� ���  EDITORIAL COMMENT  This has been an exceedingly'strenuous'week with Premier Uiinsimiii  and his colleagues.  ���Has Tiirk'e'-Now^-Rumor has it  that Republic-is about to have another  paper, If such is the case it certainly  is a brilliant move, for if there is any  one thing this-'city is- in. need of just  now it is nioie newspapers.���Republic  Record; ���;.    ;. ������������   ;-.;    .:'*������  We Want Tbem at Once. ,  What? Why, clean cotton rags���  white.preferred-. Look over your rag  bags,' and see If you hjven't so'rtiething  you can turn into cash. First lot will  bring high-figures, if delivered at the  Pioneer office.  Reineml ji ycu'ra'r. get anything in  the market at the Dominion.  Do You  take  THE'PIONEER.  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of .the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  I  I  II  Meals   25   cents  Norden cafe.  -and   up   at    the  "X'mhkr" Plug Smoking Tobacco is  winning iii its merits. Have you tried  it?   Save'the tags; they are valuable.  The government's railway bill is a  beauty, without bills. At least a inn  joiily of the inembers thought so.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  iii  D. J. MATHESON,  ;    . INSURANCE AGENT,   ��� , , (     ,.  FIRE," LIKE, ACCIDENT... ,���,'  Ciiiiimlssloner rortHtliij AffldHVlt*.  Phoenix, 15. C.  GEORGE GIBSON  SH'AVIN'G PARLOUS  aniV HATH ROOM.  Cravt-s-WJlliniiis Illucl., coi.  Klrsi nml <IW IrrtiKwlc* Ave,  Phoenix. B.C.  .Remarkable as it may seem, ihe  Victoria wise men have left ihe Mineral Act aione, practically, a! this session. '     ','. '���   '   ���  '9��  si':  MAY  ���  1902  Sun.  Man.  Tues.pWed.   Thu. fr\.  Sat.  :������:���> r---^-X-:t'-  "'3/  JLl  ;5..  ���:6,;;v-?';.,..8.,\;,9;;  10  u  12  J3 14   15 16  17  18  iii  20 21   22 23  24  25  26  27 28  2? 30'  31  Jt is becoming mote and more ap  parent that it is the man with the  "dough" that counts in Houndary mining, father than the man with the hoe.  The 'politicians.': have., been; doing a  lot of guessing.this week, at the coast,  while the legislative rumpus proceeded  apace.'-'-but hone of them claimed to  be.so'ns'of prophets'. . "  ;  V'HIsiDSiSii-s":  A BLUE PENCIL MAHER.  mmmf^r-i^':  5^ij��Msr;Vi%'::'i:;w;;.',':;::  iJ^K^W^^i iXx\\:':x ';/V.::  (Vtm^VM+Xx:-  ^^\\Mb-'X''-'(���������XX.^'^'X :'���  0mmK:-^xx  mk^^.--x;x:X '.  fPillf WiWixM0 -i  Sllilfesl-SSs  ipil  I'Jt s^^x:=&v'ii  ^-'>i1fp|Si-'��:J'i-:yv'i:: '���'  & m^ye:\^fxi;x:^S:XXX  m^i^m^iWxix  JS \ i!s|i'fe-\:':S:.v-:::::1 ���;: 'x:  li'Sr mm^i-i-'ii>���;:  :';.;��� Every: subscriber lo the Phoenix  :;; J:Tioheer!vwho is in arrears for payment  J;for.his current siibscription, will find a  ': jbiue:pencil vmark op[k>site a notice to  ; -'that efiect in;this issue1 of this paper.  :; -The- managemeiit: is' pleased to state  : ,; that there are not very many such, but  : ^j.there are:spme, and,this is to call their  ' ;f attention to.'the. fact; that:'the Pioneer  A;; ;is:ri6t a ciiaritabie: institutipn, butis a  i' business ~ proposition, ? conducted on  ::';'.> business.li'h.es;--:i';V...:'.:.'::���.':'������ '.\X-xx- ��� xx< ���'���''"  :,: f'--/.:Afier;.:aii;J.oi)pbrtu.m\ty : for. this: -to  )\ :-ieach; the eyes: of those for whom it is  ; &int^ndedj all, those: in: arrears ������.will .be  w* dropped;. from oiir subscription list.  :: ; We shall take it'that such is their wish,:  ; t and'act accordingly,::..;" -iiiw.'-':'".'���.  ���[x ^Publishing' a paper such as it is the  '/. endeavor of .the'hvanageinent to make  ::of:thePibneeiy) costs money* aiidit is  ;'..'.. essential, for the balance to be oh the  ::^','right'.side::..of-thy''ledger;;;that.''ali:.owing  i , thiscqneern should Tquidate without  ,x: further^delay.^Gobd , words for the  ';, Pioneer.have been,received froniMo  3trear::to Vancouver.; but they dp not  .^rpayj-bills^Avlieh;���'dueA;.:';-T:his; is hot a  ;j" :��� hard luck story, but a plain business  r ::talk[;.;;(jentle:; r'eaaerj' Jf the Coat, fits,  ::-v put it On, and send us aloiigjthat -two  ���r;.:vdollajS;.th^  ,!; it to great advaniage in Our:cbusiness.  ' V 'Misarticle is intended  for .local [as  : :well asoutsidecpnsumptipn.:':-:^  BOUNDARY ORES ARE PROFITABLE.  35':��?-  &���*��**  !Mf;'?f||��:;;'''.  ����������'���������'������  w��m:i  1 Sot ��teiftSV' '">���-.'���-���' '������:'���;"���. ������������-;���  * ll#f;fy;s;;:^  :!!?lh ahothercplunni bf.this issue: will  vibe foundi aii��� article: from���/the/jim-Ppf  - oiiebfthe!bestinfoiined''Copper  men  '...;;in tlie ^United: States/ '. dealing: wiih"  Boundaiy ores, cost; Of inining, cost of  siiielting, and cost of marketing;    -It  touches a point en which many  per-  . sons have long been seeking information, viz., the actual cost of operating  v mines in this low grade distiict.     Ue:  cause of tlie .standing  of the author,  Dr. Ledoux, no. one will  question ihe  statements which, he makes."-  He states that all the costs of mining, smelting andtirlarketing "afe'nbt  : ,rhbie ihan:$3.6.6 per ton, aiid he furlh-  .er: ihakes, the ,:plain;   statement  that  "values of ore from the Granby Co.'s  properties will average, with copper.at'  the present price,  $5:93  per ton, in  gold, silver and copper, while those of  the Brooklyn and Stemwinder will go  a little higher, or $6.88 per ton.  'J'liese statements are,of the:greatest  importance, especially to those not On  ; the inside, who havelarge investments  here, outside of the mining business.  -.Coming from -such a source, they can  ; hardly.be questioned, for Dr: Ledoux  is in a position, from his very business,  to ascertain these. interesting particulars.    However, as his fn m's contracts  for copper are made for  months and  years ahead, it is needful for him to  know whether  the supply  of copper  will be continuous or not.  : Great' times in the legislative assembly this week���and all Caused by the  formal and oflicial proinulgation ol  that long looked for railway polic)'.  Some of the members evidently <!o not  relish the liberal subsidies proposed.  It does hot take a; magnifying, glass  these days: to note that, once ihoi.e.  things have an upward tendenry in the  Houndary. .In l'hoenix, for instance  we are over 4600 feet high. Seriously,  however, business conditions are grad-  ually;in'iproying.'-.  .'J. P. Morgan has organized a steam-  slu'p combine, to .work in connection  with the:Ameriean railways.' :Tf tliere  is anything Morgan is not dftei,-.it has  not been, mentibned: yet, unless it is a  few newspapers. ^Ruiining them would  sooiV reduce his little pile. .      ':  The: Provincial Bureau of Information is doing:gbud \vork;: Its latest  pamphlet is on thV making of good  roads,! and its wide dissemination can  hot'fajl t0 ue ��f benefit; If any coun-  try ever :needed good roads, and more  of them, it is --British Columbia.  One of the most horrib'e holocausts  in the memory of ihe.'ip.resent-ge'nera-  tibii; occuiTed at the:city of St. PierreV  .Martinique; West'Indies,wheh: a sleeping volcano broke forth and the 40,.  000 inhabitants were cremated. Tlio  civilized world -stands;.aghast at: such a  ���terrible calamity.: ; ,:.:,.;..::: ;:  It is noticeable that the rAmerican  .newspapers: that had so inuch to say  aUiut the ill treatment of Boer-prisoners in the South African war, are ;dis  creetly quiet in regard io the "water  cure" adniinisteied' by'American soldiers in.:the l'hillipines,The shoe  was on the other foot '  ' Iiithe recent deatii of.' Bret Harte,  the world lost a ihan whose quaint  humor /lightened',many a burden and  made- many a path easier 10 tread.  One production that probably caught  the popular earyespecially in the west,  more than any other, was his verses on  ihe"Heathen Chinee."  WHAT EDITORS SAY  "No "Hacic "Seat eor/ 11 im^���John  Hpuston, of N'elson, characteristically  told the speaker he wouldn't go;, 'way.  back and sit down. : And the political  flunkeys couldn't make him take it  back, either.���Vancouver Independent.  Adveitising is not only a wheel in  modem business,-but it is the driving  wheel.  Adveitising isn't an art-; it's just applied common sense.  The man who lacks confidence in  his store will'never be able to advertise  it properly. :  It will never- be- too late to begin  advertising���nor too early to consult  the advertising man.  ���"There is some good in' all 'advertis-1*?  ihij and all advertising does some good,  but the best advertising and the advertising that does the greatest good is  newspaper advertising.     ''..,  The merchaht wlio can't make  advertising pay is' either doing his  advertising".in the wrong .way or is  conducting his business iii the wrong  way.;--   -'".,:. :v   .  ���'..: ;'v :'. :--  A. SCOTT.  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  V .,.., 1'HOKNIX, B.C.  H. S. CAVI.EV. .     W.  II. COCHRANE  :   CAYLEV & COCHRANE.  Soi.ici'tors, -Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  1 Our NTICW Line ofWatcheP ;  and Chains 'j  Must be Seen  to be Appreciated   j  ��� , t>.  These goods.lie the very huesi 111.. ��  design and woikinanslii|), and vA  will be sold at very low price.    .   |  I   GEO.EvDEY;   I  S> Knob Hill Avenue, I'li'iirnix.- 4/  Phoenix Home B*ewe<T      ?  Lageir Beei*  B. C. MINING NOTES,  No ore shipments were made from  Simdoii last week. .;'       '������  .'fhe Sandon mines shipped only 312  tons of ore during April.   '���':���.���,.:    '.;. .-,  Rossland's ore shipments,fell   down  last week to nearly 5^009 tons.  /Free gold-assaying $400 a ton is said  to have been struck On the Beatrice in  the Lardeau.;.    '.���.'.;���'���������        ,-,''.- ::-.  '1-he report is current that; the Hall  mines near' Nelsonjwill; close if the ore  body it not found shortly.  :; So far tliis7year;6,-32 7 .tons of/ ore  have been shiiipecTthrouglv Kaslo, -a  large gain oyer" the same period of last  )earV;;; ';/.>!';.'^''������ii^-':':x"  ' 'One of the finest ore bodies ever  struck iii tj/is mine isbeing opened in  the upraise at, the Ivanhoe, in the Slo;  can.. ������������.    :-1 ���-'  Shipments from the North Star,  East Kootenay, have been resumed to  the Trail smelter. An important - ore  strike was made in this. property last  week. ���������������  Last week Mr. Justice Irving gran  e'd' leave to the NobleFive.MiningCo.  to inspect the workings  of  the  Last  Chance, and also to amend the statement of the claim:/  .    'IJhel.ardeau';Eagle��� :is;tb(Tered  for  sale in tlie Vancouver papers. ;  Fernie and Cranbrook are' both  agitating to be incorporated. -   i  Kaslo's city council is giving $206  to the Victoria ' Day celebration coin  iiiittee.���'-.���'."'''"";. ... '':[ ���������'���,������;��� . '.. ���'. y  ' A siiowslide near the Washington  mine, iii the Slocan, last week, killed  two men and a lot of horses.  At thePiesbyterian synod, held at  Nanaimo last week, Kootenay presby-  teiy was y ran ted $3,573.10 for the  coming year. <  Strong Kick Coming ��� The two  percent mineial tax is attracting cor.-  siderable attention, and the low grade  camps have a slung kick coming,' as  they claim -that the tax is not two per  cen��� bnt in many cases 30 or 40,-7-  Sandon Paystreak. :;   '.      :  ..-We. believe that no more interesting  have been  Serious Mistake���The Dunsmuir  Government are making a very serious  mistake in cutting'down the estimates  for roads and trails on one hand and  increasing salaries and the cost of  administration on the other.���-Revel  stoke Mail.  Ton QrratMt Copper Mines.  ��� Following is the list of the world's  ten largest copper'mines, based on the  output' of 1900. They produce between  iht'hr, nearly one-half of tlie world's  entire production. Seven of them are  in this country, the rest in Mexico, or  Europe. In the subjoined table, their  ascertained production for 1900, in  pounds are given :  Anncoiida, Mont., U.'S. A.". 107,000,000  Hio Tiiito,-Spain ./:     80,039,080  Calumot and Hecla,  Jlichi-  Ran, U. S.A............;.  Boston and Montami, Mont.,  /u.);a:..';...V,.:......,  Mansfield, Germany .......  Uirited' Ver le,  Arizona,  U.  -S.;'A-.y;.:,;���.:.���:..,.���.';......  Copper Queen, Arizona, U.  ���;.8. A.;..'.J.'H.'....'.:..:.;.  Boleo, Mexico,..'...  .':.   Mountain, California, V. S.  ���': .A:;y;....;....;.,'.':. ...'.���.;.������  Montana Ore Purchasing Co.  Montana, U. S. A. ......  77,761,382  0B,200,000  41,193,000  39,970.193  .34,382,809  24,752,000  R. B. KERR.  I|arrister, and Solicitor,;  Brewed by a Home Institution hasjproven the test and has made a  host of Friends whojtestify. t'o'its Good Qualities  PHOENK BREWERY  JULIUS MUFFLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave. and-Banner St.. Phoenix-  m  NOTARY I'UBUC. ^^  ?PI10ENIX, B.C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. K.'and A.M.  Sec  Kcgiilnrgommuuication S p. m.  oiid'Tiiurstlny or each month.  Kiiiergeit^' niee^itigs uncalled: Masonic  ijjall, Morrison-Andersoii Mock.  JNO. F. HK3tI?SWAV  Scerefary.  V. I.. COCK.  ���W. M.  PII0ESIX AERIE,  NO. 158.  ' Meetings on l-'ri--  day S.30 p. 111. nt  Miners' Union Ilnll.  Visiting      brethren  .;���������������-.     ������;- cordially invited.  JAMKS MARSIIAI.T.. rres.    R. I.. IIOYI). Secy  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Kaifht�� of PythUi.  . Meet��; every Tuesday niglit  hI 7:30 p. iii.. llnrdy-McKenzie  Hall. ','-<'.���   -  ..Visiting brethren  welcome.  R.A.Scott, C. C.  ���'.* D.J.Mathkson, K. R. S.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. U.. of Phoenix.  Meets.Tupgijay;. niglite, 8;3o o'clock at  Miners' Union Hall.  S. l-\ Pai.mer,  President.  Miss ("lark,  Secretary.  Those desiring help apply to secretary. 'Phonc3o  ]���  PRACTICAL HOUSE ASB SIGN  PAINTER.   DECORATOR.  ETC.  Phoenix, B.C  BUSINESS  ���- FOR ���  .THE...  DRUGGIST.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  KINK HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  OROKR.  PRACTICAL    MINERS*  AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SPKC1AI.TV.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  Go to the for a  PALACE LIVERV���'.**  ,���,-���.    ���������.���'���        ��� ';���. ���:���������..'.,, 4__..'��������� class*"  WWW   STABLE Wm  turnout.  w  M  We keep a well slocked stable of Driving and Saddle  horses which are well suited, for long diives. Siiecial  attention given to sleighing pai ties.  !  ������?;$&  :sm  PI  ;$&  !i-y:v,v.-  Light and Heavy   ColLINS & McQUAID S **,  Transfer. ".;" proprieiors.'. ^~=~r^:~^.^--:. Z< M  t THE  w      * ���       .:.-    rTrrALMSTKQM &  iH^tlie' place to j��o If you  want thu beet 01' Liquors  ami Cignr*.  ���f  BE^P, l'KORKIETORS.  DQMINIQN AVENUE, PHQENIX. B. C.  M  PELLEW-HARVEY.  BRYANT* GILMAN  VANCOUVER, B   C  PROVINCIAL  A5SAYERS  E  ��� THE  1 VANCOUVER .ASSAY OEI'ICH  i 1-Stnblislied  189;.  J Minerals Identified und Their Vnlucs  K*-  pluincd.  FREE OF CHARGE.  j Have Yon n Piece or Ooublful Rock?   Just  { Mail it to ns.   Mill and smelter tests'up, to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.  For paticulars inquire of  :^ j. SvMcCAGUE,  -<<_Phoehix, B. C.  ���'������'������  r Kri   ���  ^EDITIONl  iNTCRNATlONM  Dictionary  A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  Biography, Gepjtr^phy. Ficflpn', etc  New Plates Thrcwghon}  25,000   New  Words  Phrases    and   Definitions  ,'��� Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T.HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  R.lch Bindings 2364  Pages  5000 Illuslrntions    ~  Choice Wines, Liquor* anil Cigars uhvaje in  stock. Hoard liy day ornti-k. One (rialmiil  you will reineinber T|ie .Aluple Leaf Kon-vtr.  Maple Leaf  HOtCl   Old Ironsides  Ave.   -iMG & MtDONALD, Props., ��H��s  }0$  101.  KtiSf  WM.  us  >;;fe  C. A. McClong & G>.,  Hay, Grain, Feed, Rolled Oats, Etc.  I'honk No. 36.'      STANMMRI), AVK., IMIOKN'IX.  BOTTOM  PRICES.  Xgfi  You Should Read  B  (IF, ������'���  fa  I  r-i,    .i'St*  The Leading WeeKly  0/ the Boundary;  The Inttrnational was first issticd\  in iSgo, succeeding the " Unabridged."\  The New Edition of the InteriiationalX  ���mas issued in October, iqoo. Get tht\  latest and best. ~  23,950,000  22,257,508  dr important  statements   have been j    T. EyvroN Co.���A great cheap store  vjiiade;regardiiig;':the   Boundary this Jin Toronto is having "trouble because  The Whole Daram Crowd.  , A loyal son, Damm was his name, ;  ,    V\'liower! the other day,  Apprised his father of the same  By telegram straightway.  Tliese words, at once wired back from  home,,.  Caused him to laugh aloud:       -  ' "Accept congratnlntiou from  The whole Damm crowd."--Ex.  Permanently Cured  while yon work and without pain, of  Gononhoea, Syphilis, Sexiial VWaknesp  and all Private'Diseases. Varicocele  and Hydrocele cured speedily and forever. No knife-und nopain. Our painless solvent treatment dissolves stricture  while you sleep with wonderful rapidity.  No cutting,,- Chronic diseases of the  Heatt, Stomach, Liver, Kidneys and  Bladder'vured to-stay-cured. Quick  cure for Catarrh and Rheumatism, If  unable to call,Write. Home treutmem  always successful. Consultation free  and confidential. ,  Addres letters to Box 644  English Medical Institute,  The Savoy, Gor' Howard and Main  Ave. opp. Grand Hotel, SPOKANE, WASH.  We also publish  Webster's    Collegiate    Dictionary  will) Glossary Ol Scotli.li WoiiIk and Phrases.  '��� first class in quality, second class in size."  Specimen pages, etc, of both  books sent on application,  I G.<SC.MERRIAM CO./  Publishers  Springfield, -Mass.  -.������������ 6>  Published in tlie Heart -of thc Circa test Gold  Capper belt of Hritish Columbia.  w  il  the entire Htuindiiiy .shipped 390,000 .tons of-pre,'  nearly every ton of which was icduceii hy  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  lMioenix.ranip alone shipped 235,000 ions of'oie  last year.  > The Pioneer is puhli.slietl every Saliirdny and  and i.s sent lo any p.iit ol Canada or ihe UniieiJ  Stales fur  m  i  1  I;  2.00   Agent for���  PABST BEER  Complete I.lue of Sample,  R. GREIGER,  Manager ���&>t*  GREENWOOD;  pei yea 1.-���or the lest of the worli  year.    Il gives the  hi  for $3.00   per  'i  and Most  Reliable News  u  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.      It is feailess     J|  and independent, and aims to be  PDWNTODATg.  Your subscription c��n begin at any time.  i  Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  -ft  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  ���Phorie ordem Solicited.       QREBNWOOD *ncj PrJO?NIJ{, B. C.  flliS m
THE PHG&NIX PIONEER
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Assets $ 33°>568.o63-49'
■■   Surplus $70,137,170.01
H. ALLENBERG, Manager,
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Per Ton to Mine and Smelt
Boundary Ore.
FIGURES BY RECOGNIZED AUTHORITY
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STABLES
Knob Hill Avenue
FRASER & LANDON,
Tklkphonk No, 10. PROPRIETORS
Dr. Ledom, Fimouf Copper Expert, Who Was
In Phoenix Last Summer. Kpow» Whereof
He Writes—Hit Cbeckeit Ii Up.
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PHOENIX
MARKET.
P. Burns & Co.
HEAP OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, II. C.
HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, 11. C.
.... Weale and Detail Meat ilerchdnfs. s
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, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.
All orders receive prompt attention.
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Leave Phoenix  10.00
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A. S/4 PAW, Proprietor.
The low grade copper ores of the
Boundary district in British Co|unibia
can he mined, smelted anil marketed
at a total charge of not more than $3.66
a ton, accoidingto Ur. A. R. Ledoux,
the famous copper sampler of New
York. He declares they are profitable
with copper at 12 cents.. Copper is
now 11^ @ n#c. Dr. Ledoux, who
is at the head of Ledoux & Co., rank-,
ing among the largest samplers of copper in the country, made a visit to the
BounJary mines lust summer to acquaint himself with conditions here.
He has an article in the current number of the Canadian Mining Review,
which will be read with unusual interest by. those who are watching the
development of the Boundary mines.
He says in part : j
"There have been nu.merous published guesses at the grade of these
Boundary creek ores, and,after all this
is the vital point 1,11 which all others
depend. On the north side of ihe
Phoenix ravine (which includes the
Dominion 'Copper, company's properties), the large amount of ore develop
ed is estimated to runabout 1.8 per
cent in copper, 552.40 in gold and 25
cents in silver. :
(With copper at 1 i%cr, that gives a
gross assay value of $6.88 a ton.')' ,
'H'he workable-ores from the south
sjdp of ihe Phoenix layine (which include? the properties of the Granby
company) contain on an average: Copper, 1.7 per cent; gold $1.60, and sil
ver, 33 cents per ton.
(With copper at   1 1 #c,  that gives
the total values of $5.93 a ton.)
la Phoenix Camp,
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The fifth annual meeting p.f thp
shareholders qf the Crow's Nest Pass
Goal Company was held in Tqrorjto
on. March 7th.
'I he net profit.of the year after paying all   operatinu   expense   and    all
charge of evtry kind amounted to $207,-
S48.39.    After  paying a dividend at
the rate often per cent, per annum, a
balance  of $28,142.89   was    carried
forward to the credit of profit and loss.
This   company's   assets   are  their
coalmines and the Tqwnsjte of Fernie.
Four years ago this Company had no
transportation facilities, andI thejr stock
sold as low as eleven cents per share.
Today thoir stock is selling at $90.00.
The Similkameen Valley Coal Company; L'mited, assets are, coal mines,
timber, water power,  agricultural  and
horticultural land,  city   water  works,
electric light plant and the townsite of
Ashnnla, sunounded by  the following
resources: gold,   copper,  silver,  lead,
iron, lime, fire clay,  platinum and a
line stock raising country and it is the
smelling  centre  ol   the  Similkameen
Valley, .with a climate all that could be
asked.     Today you can secure an op.:,
tion on this. Company's, stock by pay-'
jug ten cents per share down and ten
cents per month until fully paid,   with
non-foifeiturc claqse.     This price  is
subject to a twenty-five per cent advance
without notice, or as soon as transportation it assured.      The present price
is $1.10 per share.     Do not wait until it is too late, but get in on the ground
floor and make a handsome profit.    A
purchaser   of   100  shares  now,  may
gain  a  profit of $8990.00.     Crow's
Nest shares are  an example.      This
would be a fair  profit on  an  invest-
npnt qf $10.qo per month  for eleven
months.    We invite the fullest inspection of the company's affairs by intending purchasers.
For further information apply '0
SimHtoeen Valley Coal Compamy, Limited.
Nelson, B. C.
I ihe main dyke, as represented dy the
j Snowshoe, the Gold Drop and other?,
j $1.50 in Snowshoe, the Gold Drop
j and others, probably run by the car-
! bad as shipped, about 1.6 |>er,; cent
, I'opper, $1.50 in gold and 30 cents in
j silver. The run of the mines in the
I Greenwood (or Phoenix) camp, as
j shown by the smelter returns,'is"probably 1.66 percent of copper, .$1.80 in
gold and 50 cents in silver.
"I may say that I have had unusual
opportunities lor ascertaining the facts.
In arriving at the figures I have not
been obliged to depend on the statements of managers. The entire product
of the Granby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power Company and of
the British Columbia Copper Company,
passes .through the hands of my firm,
Ledoux & Co., and from the freight
records it is readily ascertained from
how many tons of ore came the matte
and the blister copper we have handled.
Striemefhv Check Up.
"The statements of ore given tally
with'those, of the railway company,
representing ore delivered to the smelters, and the statements of the superintendents as to the grade of, this ore
tally closely with those figured from
the copper matte handled by us at
New York, checked again by my personal investigations on the s|>ot.
"It may therefore be taken as a safe
estimate that the laage amount of ore
available in the Boundary district will
vary from 25 to 35 pounds of copper
per ton of 2000 pounds, with from 25
to 40 cents of silver per to-i and from
$1.50 to $2.50 per ton in gold.
"It may be stated that there are
some mines like the B. C. near Eholt,
whose ores as shipped contain consider
ably more copper than the above, but
the figures I have given are wel| within
the limits for the average.
Tlmherint ■ Problem.
"The cost of mining these large ore
bodies in the Hoqndary varied from
$1.66 to J12.10 per ton, the first named
figure being the more recent.- It is
a difficult pioblem, as I have already
hinted, to handle the very large ore
bodies without the risk of caving and
ruining the mines, ori, the one hand, or
the necessary employment ol excessive
amounts of timbering or leaving, in the
mine large blocks of pay ore as support.
The management of the companies has
already been studying this problem,
and the Granby company proposes to
still further reduce the.cost of mining
by stripping from the surface down to
the present' level of the. railway track,
and by the introducing of the caving
system for the lower workings.
Cost o( Smelting Under $2.
"It has bean seen that the cost bf
mining in the district,, even with high
wages to miners, is very low, the conditions being most favorable. I come
now to the all important consideration
of smelting costs.
"The Boundary ores being self fluxing, indeed rather basic in character,
allow the admixture of a certain quantity of silicious ores from the Republic
camp or other districts, whose ores
carry gold and silver, and the sulphur
being low permits of smelting without
preliminary roasting. With the advent of railways from the south, the
Boundary smelters can procure more
dry'silicious ores at favorable iates. It
may also be stated at- this point that
the freedom of the ores from bismuth,
arsenic and antimony renders it easy
to obtain a ready market for the copper product. --
"In covering the cost of smelting it
is necessary to. take into account the
losses in slag and otherwise. I was
allowed to sample the slag dumps and
lo take portions of the weekly slag
samples which had been preserved in
the laboratory. Before the establishment of bessemerizing, the slag loss of
the Boundary shelters averaged: Copper, 4(5 per cent; gold, 12 cents per
ton, and silver 3 cents per ton. With
a consumption of about 11 per cent
coke, and with freight charges as they
exist today, the cost of smelting at the
most favorable location in the Boundary district after charging against the
smelter the costs of marketing the
product, must be considerably under
$2 a ton. Adding the present cost of
mining, the total outlay for mining and
smelting must be less than $3.66  per
ton.
Retjuclog the Costs,
"With the introduction of caving
and steam shovels at the mines, and
of bessemerizing at the smelters; with
further reductions in cost of freight
and fuel, sure to come with or without
the advent of competing railways, I unhesitatingly affirm that the copper ores
of the Boundary should he mined,
smelted and their contents marketed
with a profit, with copper at 12 cents
in New York, and as railway extensions
make other ore available that can be
purchased cheaply, the profit should
increase, but there must always be, as
elsewhere, many shipping mines too
small to justify  their own  individual
a broad business policy  should allow
them all to pn-sper.
Coutltaeats of Ores.
"The average ore of the best develop
ed Boundary , mines, showing nearb
500,000 tons in sight, is said to con
tain 38 ]>er Cent silica, 16 per cent of
oxide of iron, 15 per cent of lime, and
about 4j4 per cent sulphur, copper 1,8
per cent, besides gold and silver.
"Of course available ore de|>osits de
pend on cost of tieatment and price ol
their valuable constituents. With ad
equate railway facilities and fair "charges-
for coke, it is probable that there art
in sight in Phoenix camp today s'evera'
million tons of ore, which with coppei
at 12^4 cents a pound, could be .successfully treated.
"In Deadwood camp ore deposit!-
are also enormous, averaging ovei 13c
feet wide, and so situated that surfact
working can be prosecuted by quarry,
a single drill dislodging a train load ol
ore in a day. But the problem of mining the lower levels of these mines
without excessive cost of timber or the
permanent abandonment of one-hall
or one-third of the ore, left necessary
for pillars, muse be causing serious
thought. The tonnage that can be extracted from the Mother Lode is ako
up in the high figures, and' cheap
smelting a welcome fact."
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THE
BINER BLOCK
Vear Second Street, oh Knob Hill Ay.
This is a two story structure 3<jj'40 f«t,
with 15x30 foot addition in rear, sjitable
for shop. Second story fitted for living
rooms. Well built throughout. Will
sell at reasonable price anil on satisfactory terms. Particulars can 1« had on
the premises fiom ,
:::: MRS. T. BINER.
"Amber" Plug Smoking Tobacco is
winning in its merits.    Have you tried
il?   Save the tags; they are valuable.
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Kei'reKutt'rf by J.G.Whitocrc^ Nelson, B. C.
..'■). F. HemcnwA/, Local Agent.       ,   .' .
Engineers, Firemen, Machinists and
Electricians send lor 40-page pamph-
et containing Questions asked by
Examining Board of Engineers to
ibtain. Engineers license. Address
!eo. A.Zeller, Publisher, 18 S. 4th
Street, Sti Louis, Mo., U.S.A.     29
MINERAL   ACT
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
■    •—    notic-h.     •'•f" ''•''"  -:-.'':
Gold Comiffis's-iolier'trlftt Copper King Number 2
,   MineralcTaims, situate in the Kettle-River
Mining Di\i.siou of Vale District.
W11E11151.OCATHD—In Copper Cmnp.
Takenotici- that I Patrick J. Derinoiry, Free
Miners'.Certificate Numlier li^ossj for myself
and as agent for Thomas B. GatTR.Wf vpf et Min- .
era' Certificate Number R42S01, Intend sixty days -
frcm date-heraof-to-atiply-tTrtlie^Uniing Recorder
fcr a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose
of obtaining' Crown Grants to the above claims.
Ami further take notice that action, under
Section 37.' ntfiBt be coriiuenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this 17th day of December 1901. '
J2-" I-,.-'/.   ;. ■;'.'' .     >. J- DKRVonv.
GOOD WEST FORK PROSPECTS.
rllfh Qrade Ore Fovid Ii a Great Many of ike
Proptrlltg.
Several of the mineral claims 0:1
Wallace Mountain, near Beaverdeli,
are among the most promising, in the
West Fork District. Among these are
ihe Bell, Bounty, Highland. .Chief,
Rambler,! Sally and Washington and
Idaho. The Bell was an early location on which the late Alex. Wallace
and John T. Bell did a deal of underground development work, opening up
a good showing of ore. The Sally,
owned by, the Vancouver & Boundary
Creek" Development Si Mining Company;-organized by Robert Wood; of
Greenwood; also has a' well-defined
vein of ore carrying high values in gold
and silver, especially the latter, a car
load shipment having given excellent
returns.
The Washington and Idaho, the
principal owner in which claims is
"Barbarian" Brown, have been opened
down to theiooft. level in ore that
runs high.
The Rambler  is  owned   by   F. J.
Finucane {}>i interest); J.  W. Nelson,
also of Greenwood  (}<&   interest,  and
W:  H. Rambo  (}£   interest),   has a
:haft sunk in ore to the  85-ft.   level,
and from, this between 65 and 70 tons
of rich ore were taken last year. Some
900 sacks were got ready to ship and
teams started hauling, but lack of snow
prevented the ore being hauled the 40
or 45 miles  distance to Midway at a
reasonable cost, so that the owners are
out the cost of raising  the ore which,
if the wagon road be  not  completed
shortly,   must   lie  at   the   mine  until next  winter.     No  work  is being
done on the Rambler at present,   the
surface water from the melting  snow
being too trotibiesome.
The Bounty, on the east side of the
mountain, is under bond to Mr. Andrew Laidlaw, of Chicago, and several
associates. A shaft has been sunk
100 ft. on the vein, which started with
about two inches of high grade ore,
and widened out to 10 or 12 inches as
depth was made. The ore is quartz
mineralized with galena, zinc blende
and lead, having silver values up to
500 ozs. to the ton and $1 and $2 in
gold. Native silver shows freely in
the ore.
The Highland Chief is owned by
I'. J. Dermody, Geo. Dorr, Lafayette
Harris and Ed. Maloney. A crosscut
tunnel at 160 feet in cut a narrow vein
of rich ore showing free gold and native silver. The main vein, outcropping up the hill-side, is estimated to be
20 to 30 feet farther ahead, and the
tunnel is being extended in the expectation that it will be cut within that
distance. Some nice looking ore was
lately met with on the Black Diamond,
another promising claim in. the same
vicinity.
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Hon. ST. H. Cochkaxe, Vice-Pres.
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Church Services Tomorrow.  Church    of    .England���St John's  Mission;, set vices  tomorrow, -morning  and evening as usual.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. 111. and  7:30 p; m. 'Sunday school and Hitole  class at 3 p. in. Kev. J. M.Millar, Al.  A., pastor.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at 11 a. 111. and 7:3b p.-111.  Rev. Geo.'Broad ley, pastor.  ''���'Metliodist���Service tomorrow evening at 7:30o'clock at Hardy-McKenzie  hall.    Rev. (1. R. Kiniiey, pastor.  I An Ounce of Fact  ������is worth a ton of fiction.    He  Peoples' Cash Store  If von waul a nice (Inner for Suinlav  nr anvotlirr lini''. telephone'ynnrrtrtli't  totiiu' Dominion House one.'lay ahead.  0-  -is worth a ton of fiction.    Here are facts that the  ��  have lo offer you.     Read, Mark, Learn and Inwardly Digest.     Our   ��  ��� stock of Groceries, Glassware and Crockery  is second to none in the  ���  J Interior.    They were bought right and I am in a position  to  do  husi   J  ��� n:ss cheaper than any of my competitors"   Therefore my  cuslomer-.  ���  ��� derive the benefit.    All goods marked in plain English and it v. ill not   ���  J cost you one cent to come and leam the prices. I  S Phone 61. Hardy-McKenzie Block, I  ��� ���  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������o���������������������������  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  HATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  -    I-  From What Classes���The topic day evening, it was decided iinpractii  for discussion at tomorrow afternoon's  meeting of the'Phoenix Socialist Club  will be, "From what classes of the  community should socialism expect  its support?"  Moke Railway VVASHOUTS-Thurs-  day's incoming mail train was again  several hours late, due to several washouts on the line, particularly near  Gladstone. It is the exception now,  'rather than the rule, when the train  reaches Phoenix on time.  able to do it at this time. Four of the  members have left the city, one had a  touch of_bloo'd poisoning, and there is  difficulty in getting the needed musici  ans. .Manager Heaienway, therefoie,  decided to call it off for the lime  being.  BAZAAR TOOK IN CVER $17*.  Presbyterian   Ladles  Aid   Hid   a   Crowded  House. |  Thmsday alteiuoon and evening ihe; ]  ladies of the 1'ieshyteii.iii < huich held |  a ba/.iai and ciiteitainineni, the lattei.  taking place in the evening nt iiaid).  McKen/ie lull. Most of the uteiul  arlit le? Heie weie colcl in the altei noon,  when lea was seived. '  In the i voniii.;  an   inieiesiing   pio- |  giainiue   tins   icndeied,  and  the ice  1  cieam and rand) liootiisueieeMensive-  j ly pationi/ed     Miss McLean ol (iianiJ  j Foiks ami Mi.ss Mcuelling sang, Miss  1 l'*ra-ei and Mis Tilslry gave recital ions;  snngi by Mr.  1'ninei   and   (!. S.   McKenzie: tei iuiion Ii) [. E  W. I'homp-  son ; motion ^ing   b    six   list le  gills.  Miss llauihoine, Miss McKi..non and  I lie  .-i'-< ompamsts  oi ed  j     '1'he occasion   was a  gieat   success  I socially and financially   Neaily eveiy-|  i thiii};   uas sold, and as fai as learned I  he  jimctint ol $175 was taken in.  JUST ARRIVED  $1000  Worth of  tmUIM-MYS  Are V'nii Thiiiking about iiuy-,  in'ga' Kodak? ll'so >oti will  no dutibt want to know just  w'iieie to buy iheni.  L Well to make a lon^ story  A     short, we Reep them  'IN iu all sizes arid cost. From  nV cine.'costi g $i.to.ihose for  ^|S the advanced student, costing  M\ Ironi $S,i$i.p)and.,u|iwaids.  /i\ We kcepllie wtll-kiidwii Kuslimui  ilC Kodiikmnirt carrv ttcmipletc !i e i.f  fk\ P��OTO��KAWl|CSUri!lJlK��     Cnli  ;T; Hiid ��<re fur )our��clf  !     Always::  {������.- Desirable  5 Odd pieces of furniture to  ��� make your home more com-  ��� fortable.    A luxur) you can  ��� enjoy at all seasons.  S    CLARK &   INNS  I FURNITURE DEALERS  ��� have just what you want most.  ��� ������  ���������������������������������*  ���������������������������������  e0ro5.{  iii    K.VOII HIM. AVK,., IMIOHNIX. II. C  , .���,., ...^...... ,....b 1  i ( Miss I lauihoine, M  ?|Mr.    Iiiiiil'i   ��eie  !-' Xe.nh all weie en ex  Charles A. MtClung took last Sit  uidnj'k Dam fui Vanidinei, where he  will act as the delegate ol t/|e local  i lodge to the annual meeting of the  (Jiand Lodge ol Knights ol Pj tli/as ol  the pi ounce.  Monday Night's Ball���There was  a good attendance at Monday night's  annual ball of the Phoenix Trades and  Labor Council, which waS held.,at  Miners' Uuion Hall. VV. J.' Cramer  furnished the music, and those present  report having had a most enjojable  lime. Several came up from Greenwood to enjoy themselves. " '���  Hegins Tomorrow������Rev. Geo.  Broadley will begin tomoirow a series  of four sermons on "'l'he Misunder-  stood Christ" at the Congregational  church. The first will be "Natural  I^aws; followed by "Class Distinction,"  "Economic Conditions," and "Militarism," the last being given on June 8th.  Dean is Training���Danny Dean,  of Phoenix, the'champion'light'weight  Of British Columbia, is training (or  his boxing match with Billy Armstrong,  which'will take place on the 24th, at  Ymir. Danny is in good condition,  and Armstrong has the' reputation of  being the ex-champion light weight of  the Pacific coast. Dean will leave for  Ymir on the 22d.  Will Play On the"241 h���The  Phoenix Junior, base ball team "reor  eanized this week for the' season, and  are now willing to try conclusions with  other junior nines. They are expecting to arrange for, a game with the  Greenwood juniors on the 24th of May,  at the time of the celebration in that  city.  Presiiytekv Melts Here Tuest  day���Next Tuesday the Presbytery  will meet in Phoenix, for the purpose  of considering the resignation of Kev.  J. M. Millar from tlie pastorate of the  Phoenix Presbyterian church. -Mr.  Millar's many friends here hope that  his brother ministers will prevail upon  him to reconsider his, intention of  severing his relations with Phoenix and  the local church.   '  Orcanizincthe Athleiic Association���A fiw days ago a meeting of  those athletically inclined in Phoenix  was held to organize an. Athletic Ast  sociation, It tfas decided to allow the  officers of ,the. ,Lacrosse and Football  Association to act until the receipt of a  constitution for. the new organization.  It was hoped to arrange lor a game at  Greenwood on the 24th of May, but  the short time intervening prevented.  Another meeting will be called soon to  prefect the organization,    , _  Had a Rousing Time���Last night  a smoker was given by the local aeiie  of Eagles, for the benefit of John Mcintosh, who lost his sight three months-  ago at the Knob Hill mine. The hall,  Miners!. Union, was crowded till a late  hour, and a rousing time uas had,  netting a neat sum for the benefit of  the unfortunate miner. Judge Williams  was master of ceremonies, and he  carried out to the letter the injunction o  "fine light but fine often." Eveiyone  was glad to have a hand in making  the occasion a conspicuous success.  Consisting of  The Latest London  and New York Novelties.  A Firs^Class  Fit Guaranteed  OR NO SALE;  An Inspection  inv  ited  R HORRELL,  "Bob, tlie Tailor"  Knob Hill-.^veniie.  Boundary   Numiier The   May  number of the British Columbia Min-  ing'Record, of Victoria, is out, and  is a valuable issue to those interested  in the Boundary country, being devoted to this section. In the 48 pages of  letter press are 70 illustrations of mining and other scenes in the Boundary",  from Christina lake to the West Fork.  The text was prepaied by E. Jacobs,  of Greenwood, and is well and accurately written throughout. The photo  engravings are not as well printed as  usual, but taking it all in all, the issue  is most creditable.  Note and Comment  ,' Cannot Play���It has been expect-  -ed that the Phoenix Minstrels., would  give, a preformance at Greenwood on  the evening of Victoria Day, but at a  meeting of those interested,'Held Tues-'  There are some advantages in living" at a high altitude���on the mountain top as it were. For instance,  while" we read of our friends in the  valleys surrounding us being afflicted  with high water, floods, washed out  br.dges, etc., and later will have the  doubtful blessing of the hottest of hot  weather, we are never troubled with  such things. No danger of snows!ides  or volcanic eruptions here, nor is there  likely jo lie prostration fiom heat  Boundary people are, of course, interested in^the railway situation, as re  fleeted in the doings of the legislature.  They could only be suiprised,theielore,  when the government now ofleis to  grant a charter to McLean Bios, (is  this a name for the C. P. R. or the  V��� V.&K.?) to build the Coast-Kootc-  nay line at a much higher cost to the  government than was possible to get ii  done last year. We want the road  built, surely, but that is paying a preltj  good figure for the piper.  ��?  Appeaiances have indicated tha  the government was going to pieces, on  this railway proposition, which has the  objectionable Canada Northern charter  tacked to it. By the time these lines  are being read, in fact, it may be a  thing of the past. On the other hand,  there are those who think that the subsidy lrunters will be able, by hock cr  by crook���with the accent on fhe  crook���to get enough votes to carry  the proposed railway measures through.  Miners' Union Hall,  PHOENIX, B.C.      1  An Extraordinary Engagement.  Thursday,Jtme 12  The Laughing ' ���  /  Comedy Sensation,  Too Rich  To Marry  A Roaring, Rollicking, Screaming  Comedy, with an Interesting Plot  Up to date SPECIALTIES  We iip-pil liaison the,  murk i for ilic tli>l  time a ......' .  PROPRIETORY  MEDICINE.  ...werun ������mirantet.'.'.  in i-very  ilittuil.    .McKenzie*!)  Compound Extract of Sar-  sapai ilia with  Bunlo: k.iui'l Iodide of  PotiKi-i.il'ii.  Ihis incil-.  irini' will do all wt-Huv  or  money    rufninlcif.  We flave Confidence in this  Preparation^ .as we know all  about it.  IircU direct on tlie different orpnni of Hie twily ���  vitalizing each, In fact it  ib a life suvcr. loo doses  for 100 cents. More next  week.  A.P.McKENZJE  DRUGGIST  Ilnrdy-McKenzie ' Iccfc,     Phoenix, II, C  REID&GO.  Painters -����Decorators  Indoor ,and Outdoor Work  Promptly Done with pure lead  and. oil, Paper Hanging and  Kalcimining.  Luvi  Your Ordtn at Bellevue   Hotel.   ...'.PHOENIX, H. C  jWWW*VH%*%vu"  FOR RENT  ''Doiiblo'Du't'lliiig Iloiioe,  eai'li 115  per month.  Three roomed lioune, $15.  Houses in N. Y. Townniio  Ixjwer town to rent.  Lodiring House.  ami  FOR SALE  Double dwelling lionee.  Alan Bom flue rent earning pton.  urlv.  Wo have porno ��ood   iiart;uii|8 m  lots in all piirU of town.  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT*  INSURANCE  MCARTHUR & MONK,  AGENTS  P. O. Box, u. V. & N .'Plimie. 51 4  ,!  I e^rzjr Hi tyi iprjjs-iQS-iyz 'v*-^ WW 0  MAIL CONTRACT, j  ii  Sealed Tenders, nddrcnied to the ri��iim,t��� I  Cieiicrnl, will be received nl Ottawa mull mm, ?  011 1'rUla)' thc 30th May, for the conveyance rf |  Her Mnjcsly'11 .Mail* on 11 |>to|K>scd iiiiitract U i  four years, twelve llinen i>e'r week each Bay, |��. I  tween the Plioenix I'o.Ht Office und Columbia a��,| "\  Wcnteni Railway station, from the int July nai, \  Printed iiolicencoiitiiiiniiK Anther iiifurtnaiku f  (in lo conditions of |>rojx��c<l contract 111a.vk.r01 )  and lilauk forum of Tender may lie oumintil u t  the Pout Office of Phoenix and at tliikiilfia-. *  Post Office Inspectors Office 1  W. II. IKiKMaS  Vancouver, II. C.           >       post Officr  l6tl' April, IOSJ. ) llM|Krtur. K  D.w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix Jfrcet (Back of }rr��"tofnce.)  phoenix, B. C, |  THE GRANBY EXCHANGE  Harness Shop, Saddle and Horse Fittings  SECOND HAND STORE IN CONNECTION.  We respectfully solicit  your   jalionuge.    I ny  anything���st 11 every hing.  ON rm: Uhiih'.i:   Oppusiii. Mc   ii.i.av   lll.ti.-t  (mf��> duM- /*A/ ��hup fo��*yl  Y'*t9ftffttftttttt9tttf9t��ft9tff������������tftffftfft9*����f ���*>������������ fnm9,9,,,nm����������������������������  iGW. RUMBERGER,  AGENT FOR DOMINION COPPER COMPANY'S ADDITION.  Iff  50 and 73 Cents  SEATS ON SALE AT �� -'- :  McKENZIE'5 DRTJG STORE.  PHOENIX has a Greater record for shipments than any other camp in British Columbia  ,for 1901. Tlie Boundary shipments for. 1901. aggregated. 380,000 tons of Gold-Copper'  ore.    No city has a brighter future than Phoenix. V  OWN YOUR OWN HOME Residence property in kll parts of the City at low figures and monthlypayments.    Houses for Rent.    Good opportunities for investment.  Addess^G. W* ^IJMBERGER,  Dgmtrngn Aycuiic, Phoenix, B. C.  i ' 1   11 ��� ��� 1 1. .i.i.i ��� '       1        . .       '   ���  ' f  t  t  The WM. HUNTER CO. Ltd  Dry GooJs, Boots and Shoes,  Clothing,   Gents' Furnishings.'  Celebration ���  GREENWOOD^ Bo G"  "Amber" Plug Srnok'ing 'Ibbacco is  winning on its merits. Have you tried  it?   Save the tags; they ire valuable.  A pencil mark here i_���  ,10 a reminder that vour sub-  fMription to this paper is  now past due, and the publisher will appreciate jour  prompt attention.  Firemen's  Tournament for all Comers.  Horse Baces, Bicycle Races, Base Ball Match,  and a long list of Caledonian Sports.  For Men  1IOOT5 and  SHOES,  HATS,'  CAPS,  CJ.OTHJNfi,  SHIRTS,  COLLARS,  TIES,  UNDER WEA R.  Goods  For Ladies  ��� BLOUSES  WRAPPERS  For Infant? and Children  WHITE  WASH    HAPS  AND -BONNETS'   BELTS  In Large  Variety.  House Furnishings  "CARPETS, CURTAINS,  FLOOR OIL CLOTH,  TABLE COVERS, ETC,  CLOVES  HOSIERY  ^CES  RIBBONS-  UNDERWEAR  BOOTS and  SHOES  In Large  t  Q. R NADEN, Chairman.  JULIUS EHRLICH, Sec.  "f  Qorniniqu Avenue, Phoenix  B. C.

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