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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 12, 1906

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 rvfttfl  ���3  M  3  r.*' 1  E3i  ���������Cn  r V- ^  3*  I  4  i'l  i  v��  �����Jr  '4  n*  <:  Boundary Mines Produced $ J 7,500,000-ki  value withfn six years.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  J-5     MAY151S06  $��gjj$*i,^ Camp ' of Boundary*'  "��4rrV:  w&M-s;  '^f.  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,  MAY 12,  1906.  No.    26.  #w  w  i  i  i  IS  Jn��  5  ;*��  :����  ;*��  ;�����  ~m  e��  ;**  ;*��  3"  5  5  Copyright   1906  by  Hart Schaffher ��5" Marx  to order~ that new  spring suit until all  the best samples  are picked.  "We are making a  specialty of "Made  to Order" suits.  Campbell's Clothing is too well  known to need any  recommendation.  They fit right, look  right and wear  right. Over 150  samples to choose  from and all New  Spring Patterns.  Come in and Leave  Your Measure.  We  will  guarantee  fit   and  workmanship.  NOW IN C0AL==  EYES ON COPPER  International Co. Doing Very  Well.  THE     13 3 G     iSTOfZE,  Its Officers   Were Here  Week.  This  COMING AND GOING  Seasonable Goods  HARDWARE DEPT.  ice Cream Freezers:  2 quart  3 "  4 "  6    "  io    "  Screen Doors:  Plain  Fancy  Fittings from 35c to 60c.  Window screens:  (Adjustable)  ���5��  Tools:  Steel Rakes  $1.00  Hoes  .50    .75     1.00  Spades  1.25  Sprinkling Cans  ��� 35    -5��    -6o    -75  Trowels  ���35  Weeding Hooks  ���25  Garden Hose:  Cotton, yi inch, 50   feet   Complete  with Best Nozzle ��� ���  Cotton, yi inch, 50   feet   Complete  with Best Nozzle  3 Ply Rubber, ^ inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle  3 Ply Rubber, )/> inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle  With Common Nozzle 50c less.  15 dozen best quality at low   prices.  Our stock of Paints, Oils,  Varnishes  and Brushes   is   larger  than   ever.  and  All the leading shades in Kalsomine  Alabastine. Also ground glue to mix with  same. 70 different patterns of wall paper to  select from. ��� ��� ���  Brass Extension Curtain Rods       - -50  Mmvin ��oop��oj^Mt  A couple of years ago S.H.C. Miner  sold out a large part of his interest in  the Granby Consolidated, and with his  assistant, A. C. Flumerfelt, has since  devoted most his attention, as far as  mining was concerned, to the getting  out of coal, and building a town called  Coleman at their colleries in the Crow's  Nest Pass. Here the International  Coal and Coke Co. has been steadily  working for two or three years past,  und today probably has one of the best  propositions of its kind in Alberta.  Mr. Flumerfelt, the president of that  company, spent a day or two in Phoenix this week, and told something of  what had been done in Coleman in a  short two years or less. The town  now has a population of 700 or 800  souls, the company's mines employing  between 350 and 400 men. At present the output is in the neighborhood  of 1,500 tons of coal daily, the run of  the mines being supplied to the C. P.  R. and to the Canadian Northern,  while the 105 coke ovens are busily-  engaged in turning out that commodity,  which is sold to the Dominion Copper  Co. at Boundary Falls. About a hundred tons of coke are manufactured  daily. The monthly payroll at Coleman runs above $30,000.  Coleman itself is a thriving little  burg, with many neat residences and  up to date business concerns. It has  but two hotels and the company,which  owns the townsite, does not intend to  have any more than that for years to  come.  The company probably produces its  coal as cheap or cheaper than any  other company in the Pass, the mine  be;ng operated almost entirely by tunnels, haulage being done by compressed air. A splendid machinery  plant was installed at the outset, and  is doing the best of service. G. L,.  Fraser, formerly of Phoenix, who went  to the Coleman" mines, as master me  chanic, has been made superintendent,  and is doing good work. The company gets along well with the miners'  union, which has a branch there of the  United Mine Workers of America, and  the outlook for the mines and the town  seem to be of the best.  Their Eyes on Capper.  Since Mr. Miner and Mr. Flumer  felt sold out of the Granby Consolidated���Mr. Miner, however, still being a  large shareholder���they have put this  coal business on a substantial foundation, and they are well pleased with it.  However, it appears that they still  have their eyes on copper, and, seemingly, would like to take a hand in it  once more.  H. N. Galer, manager of the International Coal and Coke Co., and formerly assistant manager of the Granby  Co., was here also this week with Mr.  Flumerlelt, and the two gentlemen  went out to Hartford Junction to have  a look at the Hartford group of mineral claims. They with Mr. Miner  and William Farwell own a control in  this group, and they propose to see if  something cannot be done to put ihe  property on its feet. At any rate, they  intend to consider the matter further.  The price of copper is most attractive,  transportation in the Boundary is now  all lhat could be desired, and it would  not be surprising to see active work  undertaken at thc 1 lartford some day  in the near future, if investigations are  favorable. The group had some work  done on it six years ago, with a shaft  down 100 feet or more and considerable drifting, but no ore has yet been  sent out from the property.  Mr. Flumerfelt resumed his journey  to Montreal on Thursday and Mr.  Galer returned to Coleman.  Phil McDonald,1 of Greenwood, was  renewing old acquaintances here  Thursday.  John McRae, of McRae Bros. &  Smith Ltd., made a business trip to  Nelson yesterday.  Mrs. A. B.W. Hodges accompanied  Mr. Hodges on a trip to Phoenix from  Grand Forks on Wednesday.  Provincial Constable I. A. Dins-  more, ol Grand Forks, was here yesterday on professional business.  Emil Almstrom returned Saturday  from atwo weeks trip to Norlhport, leaving his family on his ranch near there.  F. W. Thomas, of New York, consulting engineer for the B. C. Copper  Co., after spending some ten days in  the Boundary, left for the coast last  Saturday.  A. Much more, of'Vancouver, representing the American Type Founders'  Co., spent a day or two here this week,  leaving for Spokane and the coast  yesterday.  Wm. Dickman, of Rockville, Wis.,  the original locator of the Providence  mine, arrived here Wednesday, and  will likely spend some time in the  Boundary.  Rev. Lundie spent a few days in  Cascade this week, and incidentally  wooed the finny denizens of Christina  lake. Only one specimen responded  to the woo, however.  William Harding, Great Northern  passenger conductor in and out of  Phoenix, was attending court in Rossland this week, being a witness in  some timber matters.  Ed. Stirling, formerly of the Nelson  Proctor run of the C. P. R., and pre  vious to that on the White Wings  Limited on the Phoenix branch, is  once more handling the punch between Eholt and Phoenix.  Dr. James Sproat was a visitor here  last Saturday, shaking hands with old  friends, and leaving the next day for  Portland, Oregon, where he has located for the practice of his profession.  He recently graduated from the  Toronto University. ..  Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker, left  Monday to attend the annual conference of the Methodist church at  Victoria, and will visit his old home in  England before returning to Phoenix.  Francis Knott is the lay delegate from  Phoenix to the conference.  GT. NORTHERN  IN NORTH FORK  Boundary Mining Notes  Said  to   Intend  to  Build  Franklin Camp.  Chief Engineer Kennedy is the  Authority.  The   announcement   conies    from  Grand Forks that James  H. Kennedy,  chief   construction   engineer   for   the  V., V. & E. railway, who has   recently  been at Ottawa, to appear   before   the  railway commission regarding   the  tering of the town of   Medley,   in  Similkameen, by his   line,   which  C.P.R  was opposing,   has   made  statement this week that the   V., V,  en-  ihe  the  the  &  E. will at once proceed to construct a  branch line of railway up the North  Fork of Kettle River to Franklin  camp. According to the information,  Mr. Kennedy is now in Grand Forks  and is arranging to send parties of surveyors into the Nurth Fork country,  to select the most feasible toute.  If the Kettle Valley lines continues  with its announced intention to build  up the North Fork, that section will  evidently have several railways, and  almost before it has a wagon road.  MR. JOHNSON  WAS PLEASED  Suipecli Were Discharged.  Last Saturday morning Conductor  Nelson, who has charge of a C. P. K.  ore train out of Phoenix, arrived in  Nelson to spend the Sunday with his  family. As he stepped off the train at  Nelson he was held up by a couple of  men and relieved of his watch, some  $1 So in cash being fortunately overlooked hy the thugs. Monday Chief  of Police Flood took into custody two  men who had just alighted from a box  car in the C. P. R. yards here, suspected with being the thieves. They  were held a couple of days, and closely  questioned by the police officials here,  as well as by Officer Dinsmore, of  Grand Forks, it being a provincial  case. Their names were John T.  Gibson and Chas. Connors. Being  brought before the police magistrate,  they were finally warned to leave town  very suddenly, which they did. Nelson  felt certain that one of the suspects  held him up, but could not swear to  it, so they were discharged.  With Dominion   Copper  Progress.  Smelter  Plant   Doubled  Early Fall.  by  Qreeowood Strike Settled.  The strike which was on last week  on tht contractors for the new work at  the 13. C. Copper Co.'s smelter at  Greenwood, has been settled by W. P.  Tierney and James Creelman, the contractors, granting the $3 for a nine  hour day, which was demanded. This  strike did not affect the operation of  the smelter itself in any way.  Tlie strike declared on the West  Kootenay Power & Light Co.'s substation at Anaconda, adjoining the B.  C. Copper Co.'s smelter, has not yet  been settled. The men asked the  same hours and wages as above, and  they are still out. L. A. Campbell, the  manager of the company, was in Greenwood' from Rossland late last week,  looking into the matter, but at last accounts no compromise had been  reached.  Latest Prices in Metals  New York���Copper, electrolytic  25    fS}$18.60; lako. $18.50�� $18.75  Bar Silver,fl5?g  Lend, $*.50 U�� tf.60.  *18.-  After spending a week in the Boundary looking after the interests of his  company, Maurice M. Johnson, consulting engineer for the Dominion  Copper Co., Ltd., and a member of  the company's board of directors, left  for his headquarters in Salt Lake City  by Wednesday's Great Northern train.  While in the Boundary, Mr. Johnson,  in company with Thomas R. Drum-  mond, the resident manager, visited  the Sunset, Brooklyn, Stemwinder,  Rawhide and Mountain Rose mines ol  the concern, inspecting thc work that  is being done at the several properties.  He also spent some time at the smelter, discussing enlargements and improvements with W.C.Thomas, superintendent of the company's reduction  works at Boundary Falls, that have  been doing such excellent work  since they were blown in a few-  months ago!  To a representative of the Pioneer,  Mr. Johnson said that he was very well  pleased indeed with the results of development at the various properties of  the company, and with the metallurgical results being obtained at the  smelter. All branches of the company's work are moving along smoothly,  and withing thirty days preparations  will be started for the enlarging of the  smelter, where another furnace, as  large as the two now in use, will be installed, doubling its capacity. This  work, Mr. Johnson thought, should be  completed so that the increased capa  city can be handled by early fall. In  the meantime the mines also will be  placed in a position to furnish the increased output, which is now about  650 tons daily. The new 25-drill air  compressor plant for the Idaho will be  installed, and from that time on the  plant is expected to reduce at least  1200 tons daily and produce about a  carload of copper matte every 24 hours.  Mr. Johnson, who is also consulting  engineer for several other enterprises  m which Samuel Newhouse is interested, expects to return to the Boundary  in a few weeks.  Building tbe Connecting Link.  This week Ed. McGrade, foreman  of the C.P.R. extra gang, put his force  of some 18 sons of sunny Italy at  work on grading the spur track which  will connect the C.P.R. and Great  Northern systems at Denoro. It is  expected that it will require but two or  three weeks to complete the three or  four hnndred feet of grade and track,  the rails of both roads running close  together at that point. The spur will  run from the B. C. spur of the C.P.R.  to the Great Northern on Oro Denoro  ground. This point is about eight  miles from Phoenix by either line, and  will enable the Idaho mine in this  camp, located on the Great Northern,  to send ore to the company's Boundary Falls smelter, located on the C.  P. R. The same thing will work in  getting Showshoe ore to the North port  smelter, whenever that shall have been  finally decided upon.  Development work is to be resumed  on the Betts and Hesperus about  June 1st.  The new   crusher   for.the  Granby  to   mines, which arrived a few days since,  will be located at the headworks of the  new main three-compartment shaft.  J.C. Haas, M.E.,of Spokane, arrived  in the Boundary this week, and expects to see work started on the Gol-  conda once more at no distant date.  It is reported that a deal has been  arranged for the bonding of the Big  Copper to Boston capitalists, and that  the papers were finally to be signed this  week.  The machinery for the five stamp  mill for the Carml, which has been at  Midway for some time, was unloaded  and sent to the mine up the West  Fork last week.  Officials of the B. C. Copper Co.  are reported to have recently visited  Gloucester camp, and to have taken  a bond on the Gloucester group from  George A. McLeod.  It is said that the crosscut in the  ore body on the Pathfinder, on the  North Fork, is in some 30 feet and  continues in ore. The property is  under bond to the Granby Co.  Some of the machinery for the enlargements at the B. C. Copper Co.'s  Greenwood smelter is beginning to  arrive, several car loads having already  been received from the manufacturers  in the east.  A sample of free gold ore from the  Neverslip, owned by Jos. Simpson,  and located near Grand Forks, gave  $5,284 per ton in gold and a trace of  copper. The quartz ledge is said to  be a large one.  The Canadian Western Oil Co.,  Ltd., now being formed is composed  largely of Greenwood men, and is the  first concern, so it is claimed, to secure a lease on coal and oil lands in  British Columbia.  The electric hoist for the Prince  Henry mine has arrived from Denver,  and is being installed at the property.  This will place this property in excellent condition to proceed energetically  with development work.  The Dominion Copper Co.'s special  meeting, called a couple of weeks ago,  will be held next Saturday at the company's office in Phoenix, to authorize  the issuance and sale of $300,000 first  mortgage bonds and 228,000 shares of  capital stock, par, $10.  Keipiro Nakamura, who is chief  metallurgist for the Besshi copper  mines, Island of Shikoku, southwest of  Kobe, Japan, is about to investigate  the metallurgical processes in vogue in  the three Boundary smelters, having  visited the coast smelters on a similar  quest.  Last Monday No. 1 furnace at the  Granby smelter was blown in once  more, after undergoing repairs and a  decided enlargement, according to the  plans of Supt. Hodges. This furnace  was first blown in on August 21, 1900,  and was also the first furnace blown in  at any smelter in the Boundary.  PAYROLL WAS  ABOUT $60,000  April  Wages   Paid  This Camp.  Out  in  Boundary   Pay   Was  $126,000.  Over  BROKE HIS LEO-DIED OF PNEUMONIA.  Conrad  Qusiafson   Was   Burled   Tuesday In  Local Cemetery.  List Sunday Conrad Custafson, a  miner who had been employed by the  Granby Co. at the Gold Drop, died of  pneumonia at the Phoenix General  Hospital. He was taken to the hospital some little time ago suffering from  a broken leg, some rock that he was  barring down having caught him and  crushed the limb. The fracture was a  bad one, one of the worst seen here in  a long time, and it was mending in  good shape. Before being hurt, however, Gustafson had contracted a bad  cold and this developed into pneumonia and carried him off.  The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon, under the auspices of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. S, of which deceased was a member, interment taking  place m the Phoenix cemetery.  Gustafson had a brother in camp,  the two having come here from Moyic  last September, where they had been  employed in the St. Eugene mine.  Deceased was a young man of 23  years, unmarried and a native of  Sweden.  Oraaby Preildenl   Here Today.  Today Jacob Langeloth, president  of the Granby Consolidated, will be  here from New York, to inspect the  properties of the company. He wi  be accompanied by Mrs. Langeloth,  Jay P. Graves, general manager of the  company, Mrs. Graves and A. B. W.  Hodges, general superintendent of the  company. The party is expected to  ���Stay in Phoenix two or three days,  Matters are being shaped up here  on two or three mining deals of no  little importance, which will, if consummated as expected, add materially  to the already'comfortable payroll of  Phoenix. Several large groups of  claims are included, and an announcement in the matter is expected  shortly.  The payroll for the mines and  smelters of the Boundary for the  month of April, runs, as usual, over  $126,000, although it is a trifle less  this month than the month before,  owing to the Granby Co. having had  one furnace out of commission most of  the month, while repairing and enlarging at the smelter.  For Phoenix camp the payroll, which  was distributed last Thursday, amounted lo about $60,000, which, for the  reason above mentioned, was somewhat smaller than last month. From  this on, however, the payroll for Phoenix should hold well up to $65,000  per month, and will likely go above  that figure before the summer is out.  All day long on Thursday there was  a stream of men going from the Dominion Copper and Granby offices to  the Eastern Townships Bank to get  their pay checks cashed, and the  amount of money in circulation was  increased to an appreciable degree.  At the B. C. Copper Co.'s Greenwood smelter and Mother Lode mine,  exclusive of construction work, the  payroll Thursday was $26,000.  The following is an approximate estimate of the payroll of the three largest mining and smelting concerns in  Boundary for April, which was disbursed this week:  Granby Consolidated  $75,000  B. C. Copper Co     26,000  Dominion Copper Co     25,000  Total $ 12 6,000  Old Maids' Association.  Wednesday evening Phoenix Lodge  of the I.O.G.T. gave an entertainment  in the main lodge room of Miners'  Union hall, there being an excellent  attendance of the faithful and their  many friends. It was "The Old  Maids' Association," similar to an entertainment of the same nature given  here some six years ago. Those who  took part were Miss Clark, Miss Howe,  Miss Wall, Miss Botha, Miss Marhn,  Miss McKenzie, Miss Targett, Mrs.  Knott, Mrs. Boyce, Mrs. Gordon, Mrs.  Dan Martin, Mrs. Hugh Reid, with  Gilbert McEachern taking the part of  the professor. Much merriment was  created by the experiences as related  by the old maids, and the evening  closed with refreshments.  Returns from the last car of high  grade ore shipped from the Skylark  mine gave an average of $158.40 per  ton in gold and silver. F. C. Buck-  less has been hauling another couple  of cars this week. Before the summer  is gone the company expects to have  the bond paid up on this property.  NOTICE.  Owing to telegraph and telephone  systems being crippled last night, the  ore tonnage table is incomplete this  week.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  rkc fallowing table Klv��* lh�� art shipments  of Bouudary  mints   lor l��  ���02, far if l. Cor 1*04, for lj��j, n���� lp��, as reported to tbe Ptaoemix Pioneer-  Mix 1.  Camt.  I , Ortafcy Uiaai Pkeanii  Suatvitioe rk����aix  B   C. Cappar Ca.  Motkcr Lode ���..D��adwoad  Boaale Belle- Daadwaad  Daailaiaa Capper Co.  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"���KV'iZM  mrkm}  :xxX\X '\i'X.:i :��;$  m-'x^mwm  'if i-oVfV.!-'';:'''fi'iSv *'/"���'-'"'ISl  -'������-��� ^j  Ifipil  I11H  .;,:.ii,^.:'i':'Sln??4W3  1  Bttllllli  ���i-.tAJ. ���'��� i: ,-SCnU"^ J *'! 7' ti  ?S?3;;-:|isjp;,S-;Jj'  vV;.-T.-.-atfc,aaMiw  ii  lillill  .v.....^felp-  !'���'>:���  ;��vl!  .^ 4f&<$.  >XX,^>rH��ti  w  ���Yliiee 'BLeascms Why  VT  TEA excels all other teas: .  JPIRST���Because it is grown in the best gardens in India and Ceylon.  SECOND���Because it is blended by competent  and experienced men.  THIRD���Because great care and cleanliness  are exercised in its packing.  Pacific has been laid at Portage la  Prairie, but no one is brash enough to  hazard when the first rail of that system will be-laid in British Columbia,  notwithstanding the efforts of ; the  "Solid Seven"���that is, efforts put out  about election time, and lost sight of  since the ballots were counted.  aw  Matters are coming to a pretty pass  in Toronto the good. If reports are  true, thirst parlors have raised the  price of liquid refreshments to the  standard in the west, a bit each. The  five cent day has been relegated.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IMDIS OM SATO* PAYS IV T����  ���PIONEERPUBLISHING <X).  same backing and bona fides  as   that  of the companies now in.the field.  Is Well Worth  rhe Price.  IT FBOBJCIX. *. C.  Tctepkoi  W. B. WILLCOX. Manage*:.  I Buaineaa office No. 14.  I afaumft-er'a residence. No. 15.  ���DitaumoK) Ii< ADVAJHC��.  f*r Tear .  -  ������ ������  SIS Month*   _Jl.oo  ��.*S  .IfTOuarenot aaubnerber to thin paper.  . aa Inritatlon lo yon to become one.  Recently the editor of the   Nelson  Daily   News  has made the statement  several times that, unless the  business  men of Nelson see fit  to support that  paper more liberally, it would be forced  j to discontinue publication.    Thus the  matter would appear   to  be up to the  people most interested .in that thriving  town,  and they must decide.    Is the  News doing all possible   for  the   upbuilding   of  the  place or not?    Is it  possible  to  publish   a   better   paper  there ?  Most emphatically we should, say  that the News is doing all and more  than its full share to make known the  advantages of the Kootenay metropolis as such.     It certainly is publishing  Fernie seems to   be   having  several  kinds of trouble with the big coal company, which has its headquarters there,  and   which   seems   to    pay  about  as  much  attention   to   side   issues   as   it  does to coat.mining and coke making.  The company owns,   through   another  company, the water and light systems,  and also controls the telephone system.  Recently  a controversy came  up   between the Fernie city council and   the  coal company,   and   the  council   won  out by appealing to the  courts.    Now  then the coal concern   has raised   the  price of water, etc., and the people  of  Fernie are paying through the nose for  everything the Crow's Nest Pass   Coal  Co. has a say about.    They decline to  bow down to the  coal  god,   and   the  latter puts on the screws.     It looks, at  this distance, as though the coal barons  had gone too far, and one of these fine  days would have to climb   down   from  their  high   horse  and   be   reasonable  with the people.    The worm will turn.  ��a��  Cobalt, the booming mining town  of Ontario, that is acknowledged to  have great merit, is beginning to  struggle under the incubus of a mining  exchange. If it keeps up, we can see  Cobalt's finish.  am  Last Monday the summer  schedule  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  PHOENICIAN  IN 'FRISCO  Graphic  Account of the Earthquake  32   Quakes   Since   First  Tremble.  Big  -' jydverMatan; ratea furnuheo. on application.  fjegal aottcea ia nod 5 ceata per line.  Ponr aracjtlj insertion! constitute one month'a  �� lr-rt ��laf.  LAB��L>  1906      MAY  1906  Sit..Mai. Tits.  w...  Tn��. Fr..  Sit.  ���'  1  3  3    4  5  .67      8  9  10  11  13  13    *4    15  16  17   18  19  ;80      21      23  33  34 25  36  37      38      29  30  3*  - Following in Hie Wake.  -As old as the hills is the saying that  nothing succeeds like success, and  it  as true today as it was  when  first  uttered.    This is noticeable just now  in  the success that is attending the  mining of low grade ores in the Boundary  district of British Columbia. For years  two or three companies  pegged  away  here,;working out the problem of how  ito  make ������ ore   extraction  here commercially  profitable,    when  many  of  .    supposed good judgment  shook  their  heads at  the   immense   amounts   of  capital being put into these properties.  Then came the gradual  evolution,  from the stage where the   mines   were  undoubtful column, to that where they  ���bad. demonstrated the ability to make  cppper.here.at  a  profit.    On   top   of  this came the increase in the  price  of  the. red metal in the  world's  markets,  and then began the turn of the tide.  Last January the Granby Consolidated paid a dividend of $405,000,  and next week this company will pay  another similar dividend. This is expected to continue three or four times  a year hereafter. The B.C. Copper  and Dominion Copper companies are  both doing well and doubling or more  than doubling their capacities for producing copper, there being no trouble  now to finance propositions of this sort  here. The Granby, as well, in ac  cordance with its custom for years,  is still planning and arranging for a  greater output each year.  In addition to these healthy signs  and proofs of prosperity, is the fact that  other capitalists are having their attention drawn to this section as never  before, and it is an open secret that  more than one group of moneyed men  is now figuring on entering this low  grade field with all the cash necessary.  They-are following in the wake of those  who have stood the burden of making  low grade mining in the Boundary a  success, but they are none the less  welcome on that account. They think  that tha psychological time for investment here has arrived and we agree  with them. 'J he path has been hewed,  the problem demonstrated, other great  copper lodes await them, and they will  be welcome  if they  come   with   the'  a good paper for  this country'-    The  paper certainly cannot be  making any  money.      Outside of Nelson, as far as  the reading public goes,  the  paper  is  appreciated and   patronized���in   the  I Boundary and through the Kootenays.  F. J. Deane, the editor, is today doing  more than any other one man for the  good of Nelson.      Not  only that, but  he is attempting, in his enthusiasm, to  do   what  not  one  in fifty newspaper  men  of experience would   attempt���  trying to make it a paying proposition.  Many of little experience w;ould doubtless   like   to  tackle it���with   others'  money; but few would care  for  it for  tbe profits in  sight.    And so, we say,  that Mr. Deane should receive a greater  measure of support.    If he does not,  the  town   will  be a greater loser than  he.  Unquestionably the best and greatest advertisement any place can have  is a good local paper, whether it be  daily or weekly. If the town has such,  it is the duty of every business man to  patronize it���not as a charily, for it is  nothing of the kind, but strictly as a  business proposition. No matter where  located, whether in Nelson, or any  other part of Canada, or in Phoenix,  the local paper, if clean, up to date  and creditable, is entitled to the.support of every man interested in that  town. If this support is lacking,  sooner or later the paper must suspend  or curtail, in either of which events it  is hanging out the flag of distress, and  the business men must feel the effects  of it in due course. Nelson should  support its Daily News. It is clean,  creditable and up to date���the best  advertisement Nelson ever had or is  ever likely to have, for, after an experience of twenty years in the newspaper  business, we miss our guess if another  man will be found who will put the  time, labor and cash into the proposition that Mr. Deane has.  on the C. P. R. was put into effect on  the   Boundary    branch.      The   chief  effect is receiving mails an hour earlier,  and in the  cutting  out   of communication entirely in one day by   rail   between Phoenix, Greenwood, Boundary  Falls and Midway���by which the C.P.  R. will   lose  considerable   patronage.  Once again, although Phoenix   is   but  five  miles   from   Greenwood,   and  is  connected with that lown by Canada's  greatest railway, it   requires   two   days  for the transmission of mails   between  the two places.  am  The legislators of the new province  of Alberta seem to think their brain  ?nd talent are valuable, as they have  fixed upon $1,000 each for the sessional indemnity of a few weeks, which  is said to be the highest of any province in the Dominion. Doubtless,  they need the money.  ***  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly  recently had an article on the Granby  Consolidated, with a view of the  smelter. It was published for the purpose of calling attention to the Mineral  Hill propeities, a few miles distant  across the international boundary line,  near Danville, Wash. Thus do the  little fellows continue to travel in the  wake of the Granby.  Not II as Rich is Rockefeller.  If you had all the wealth of Rockefeller, the Standard Oil magnate, you  could not buy a better medicine for  bowel complaints than Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.  The most eminent physician cannot  prescribe a better preparation for colic  and diarrhoea, both for children and  adults. The uniform success of this  remedy has shown it to be superior to  all others. It never fails, and when reduced with water and sweetened, is  pleasant to take. Every family should  be supplied with it. Sold by all drug  gists.    -��r  THE OBSERVATORY  Tuinos Talk 1:0 op at  ilOMKAKO BI-SEWHKR.B  # # ^ J  It is reported that the first copper  mine worked in America, was at Granby Connecticut, as far back as 1705,  but the mines in that state never produced much copper. In the Dominion of Canada, the Granby mines were  not the first copper mines worked, but  they are today the greatest copper producers in Canada.  '  The first rail on  the Grand  Politicians east and west are now  treating of the contract made by the  Laurier government with the North  Atlantic Trading Co., and Duncan  Ross, M. P.,���our own Duncan���was  selected to make a speech on the  floor of the house defending the measure. It was a disagreeable job for  Duncan, out he had no choice about  it, and jumped right out into the  limelight, getting his name in the  press all over Canada. That  the contract was a pernicious one is  shown by the fact that the government  cancelled it. Independent and nonpartisan dailies criticised the measere  unmercifully, and the Grits backed  out of the matter as gracefully as  possible.  Sort Nipples.  A cure may be effected by applying  Chamberlain's Salve as soon as the  child is done nursing. Wipe it off  with a soft cloth before allowing the  child to nurse. Many tiained nurses  use this salve with the best results.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by J.B.  Boyle.  Canada's Mineral.  Practically all the valuable minerals  are found in Canada.  Canada's mineral production in 1905  reached $70,000,000.  Canada hss produced in the last 20  years 600 millions worth of minerals.  Canada has produced 200 millions  in gold since 1862.  One half of this has come from the  Yukon since 1896.  The Yukon produced 12 millions  worth of gold in 1905.  Canada ranks fourth among the  world's gold producing countries.  British Columbia has produced  nearly 100 millions in gold all told  Canada's Yukon gold field is 125,-  ooc square miles in area.  Yukon placers have produced more  gold than any other placer mines in  the world.  Canada's mineral production has in-  Prunk' creased 600 per cent since 1896.  Thousands of stories have been  written regarding the almost inconceivable experiences at the time of the  recent earthquake at San Francisco,but  we have seen nothing that seemed  more graphic than that" contained in a  letter to the editor of the Pioneer, received from H. S. Turner, once a resident of Phoenix, but for the last two  years successfully conducting a printing establishment of his own in the  heart of San Francr:co. While Mr.  Turner's loss was fortunately little, his  son, a wholesale arifeciionery manufacturer, with several letail stores, lost  nearly everything. Following is the  letter in part:  San Francisco, Cal., April 29, '06.  W. B. Willcox,  Phoenix, B.C.,  Mv Dear Willcox,���I and mine,  at this writing, arc alive. 1 was not  burned out, but my two boys were���  homes and businesses. My office was  pretty well overturned, and my presses  were mote or less injured by the awful  convulsion; but with plenty of help I  was able to do business the second day  after the crash.  But, oh; Mr. Willcox, of all the  horrors that human b:ing are called to  witness, this terrific rage of irrcs.stible,  unseen and unheralded force of nature,  which overthrew our beautiful city in a  lew seconds, is the climax. The sepulchral, deafening roar which for a  few seconds preceded the twisting jerk,  was enough to frighten the life out of  one; and then came the inexpressible  din and clatter of crashing limbers and  falling brick walls and chimneys.  This   whole   peninsula    sceuicd    to  wave in space like a long streamer in a  stiff breeze, then,  l':ke the  snapper on  the end of a long lash, we got an awful  jerk.   It was simply paralyzing.   There  are sections   in   the city where four or  five blocks were moved in a body from  si\- to ten feet, and some were sunken  from   ten   to fifteen   feet.    The street  railway tracks were twisted so   out  of  place as to need complete  reconstiuc-  tion.   All the power houses in the uiy  were destroyed, both trolley and cable.  The gas  and   electric  plants   having  been destroyed, we  have neither light  nor  power.    The   only   light we are  permitted to use is a tallow dip.      All  the chimneys   having been destroyed,  we have been compelled  to  move our  stoves   into   the street and keep house  there.    The two   first   nights after the  shock we slept on the  hills���afraid to  go into our houses, for, until yesterday,  the quakes have been quite serious and  frequent.  Our home newspapers have not told  a tithe of the horrors of this escapade  of nature. They have studiously minimized everything. The destruction  of life and property by the quake was  great, but that by fire was t reattr. On  the night of the second day of the fire,  I stood on Bernal Heights, near my  office, and saw a raging wall of fire  and furious flames over four miles in  length; then the heartrending scenes  incident to a stampede of tens of  thousands of frantic human beings.  The most vivid imagination cannot  picture anything so appalling.  Though the papers report a few hundred lives lost, it "is generally claimed  that more than two thousand cannot  be accounted for. After martial law  was declared, at least fifty people were  shot to death for thieving or other  crimes. Two hundred were poisoned  by eating of canned goods that were  partially destroyed by fire, and their  bodies were cremated.  As all the wholesale stores were destroyed, the supplies in the retail stores  were soon depleted and we all have to  get in the bread line to get food, some  of these lines being half a mile long,  five and six abreast. I've stood beside  men who, a few hours previous, were  millionaires, and with them taken  bread and other supplies from the relief committees. My wife says, tell  Mr. Willcox that there have been 32  quakes since the heavy one. (Yes,  and three more last night.)  H. S. Turner.'  In a letter dated May 4th, Mr. Turner also says :  We have no lights other than candles,  no power for machinery, only one  street car line in operation, and we  still have to do our cooking in the  streets, as there is not a whole chimney  in the fraction of the city left, nor  hardly a building not out of plumb���  they are all zigzag. The fire in  places is still burning, and the stench  from cooked human corpses is sickening. I was just informed by a prominent undertaker that the estimated loss  of life was over ten thousand. Some  of the bodies are buried, some are in  cinerated and some are weighlcd and  thrown into the bay. I want to get  away from these heartrending, harrowing surroundings.  banking business entrusted to our keeping  receives the most careful attention.  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS   BANK  HEAD    OFFCE:  SHERBROOKE. QUE.  CAPTAL.  RESERVE,  Fifty-Turk    dkanciiks in Canada.  Correspondent* In all parts ofthc World.  Wm    Fahivkll, President.  Jas.'MACKINNON, Gen'l Mgr.  S3,000,000  Si, 600,000  Savings Department.  A. B. HOOD, Manager  Phoenix Branch.  P. 0. Box 56.  Phoenix Market.  ���Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cared Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Markets at Greenwood. Grnnd Forku, Midway,   Elmlt ami  till   the  other  principle Cities and Towns in B.C.. Alberta ami Yukon.  Headquarters: Headquarters for Boiiliditrv :  NELSON,  B.C. GREENWOOD, B.C.  I Phoetkix-  ��� ����������������������������� ������������������������  !    Greenwood ^tfl^fC  L1TIC  I. U. HALLhTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  NOTARV  I'lJliJic  Cable A<Mresn :       HAI.I.KTT.  SBcdtoid M'Neil'a  Moieing & Neal'j  I,eiber'��.  Greenwood, B. r.  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS '  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. Flr��t& Knob Hill Ave.   1 HOENIX, H  C  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular conitmnHcatlui, 8 ���' ...  oml Thursday oreach,,,,,,'  KuieiKciit meet lies ���.acallr.i-u  Half, McHale Mlock. :M��  St,  ���oiiic  D. H. MOKKK.L,        R. B. BOL'CmtK   M n  Secretary.    . �� ������  I. O. O. F.  8NOWSHOHI.OI,CKK0,4  Menu every Monday Hveuiug  ,t Miner.'h��h  Vialtiug brethren cordially Invited.  Chai. McCague, N. <j,  (iko.R. Mkad, Rec.Sec'y  Marcua Martin. I'er. Hln.Stey  Leave Phoenix  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m.  .30 p.  m  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight. '  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Gr��aT  BEGINNING FEB. i5> i9<,6.  THROUGH  TOURIST  SLEEPERS  EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR  BETWEEN  SEATTLE and CHICAGO  ��is the  Great   Northern   Railway  "The Comfortable Way"  Route of the famous Oriental Limited  For detailed information apply to  M. M. Stephens, Agent,    or S.G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Wash.  SHOtyTLlNE  ��nd union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Trains Dailv.  Steamship tickets to Europe ami otliei  foreign countries.  Leavea  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kffective Nov. �� 19CJ  Diily  7.*ja. m. KAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Farm-  iiiKtoii Gar6eld i olfm Pull,  man, 'Moscow. ���Ponieror,  WaiUbuig, Dayton, W ��� II a  Walla, Pend etou, Haker City  and all points Kast _ �� 00  1:30 p. 111. KXPRKSS���For Varminglon  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman  Moscow,I.ewistou, Portland  San Francisco, Haker Oilr  aud all points KAST.  KXPRKSS ���From all point,  Hast, Raker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Hjr.  field and Farminxtun 11.10, ro  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SI (OKT LIN K TO CA LIKO1'. NIA.  .San Fram-iacu-PorllHiiil Kuiite.  Steamers sail from Ainswortli uoct.  I'oilUud  at * p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, SoiiKrin  Cisco, at 10 a. 111. every 6ve days.  For  further  information   as  to mte��, ttrur  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GKO. J. MOHI.KK.General AKcnt,  Riverside Ave.. Spokane. W��|,  "     '*"     " "^"*<2r  Phoenix Livery Stable  William R. Matheson. Prop.  FvervtflitHF Npw carriages   and   other   rigs  HTVaJUUHg  HWYY   HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR.  BANNER ST., PHOENIX,  B. C.  HOLIDAY    NUMBHK  OF   THE  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICE 25 CENTS.  GET   A  COPY   AND    SEND   TO  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY.  ��.  ��5������S���(!  Momach   Troubles.  Mrs. Sue Martin, an old and highly  respected resident of Faisonia, Miss.,  was sick with stomach trouble for more  than six months. Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets cured her.  She says : "I can now eat anything I  .want and am the proudest woman in  the world to find such a good medicine." For sale by J. B. Boyle.  Samples free.  If You Do Not Read The  PHOENIX PIONEER  And Boundary Mining Journal  Arerafe Prices at Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. 1  1904     1W)5  15.05  15.010  I5.2U3  14 918  14.627  H.U73  14,888  Month.  luntiarv... .]2 410  February... 12.0*53  March 12.298  \pril 12922  May ....... 12.758  ���lane....    .12.209  ���'uly 12279  August 12.342 15.79  -eptember.. 12.494 15 905  October 12.994  10.38  November . .14.283 10.080  1904  n.oK  12.515  12 250  13.120  13 000  12.W9  12 500  12 408  12.020  13.117  14.465  December ..14.000 18.400 14,850  ike.  11106  15 l��  ir>.m  15 046  15 040  14.820  14.812  15.1:05  15.7.1  15.1178  1<;.44  lti.S5  1S.26  Year. 12.820 15.020 12.900   15.7:1  Lateei Mlolag   Stock Quotitiooi.  You will not keep up-to-date on the progress  of the  Great Boundary Mining District  In British Columbia.  The Boundary has produced ore valued at nearly  $20,000,000 in a little over six years, and in 1906 its  output is expected to be $6,000,000. It has three  modern smelters���one of them the largest in Canada���  and about 20 shipping mines, sending out some 4,000  tons of copper-gold ore daily.  >uierlc*nBoy   ��en H>ir __. ,  IH*clr Tall  ���   U.C. Copper   Cauadlau Gold Fields....  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-  Center Star   Crow����� Neat Pau Coal...  C. M.&S. Co. of Cau   Denoro Mines.   Dominion Copper   hlkhorn-Boundary..   Hairview _   I'laher Maiden ���   lilant    liranby Couaolldated-   International Coal���   Jumbo.,,   MoruiiiK tilory '.'.'. .'...*.,  Mountain Lion-   Montreal & Boiton   North Star. (8.K.)   Payne ,  Quilp   Kambler-Cariboo      San Poll   Sullivan '.'.'.'.'.".  st XuEeu*   Tom Thumb   War Kagle Consolidated.  Waterloo (Aaa Paid)   White fear    3  iM  div.)_  .. <V5��  ����"  l\i  '%  jS  *>'  A0  ..IJS 00  9  no co  )  ..      50  45  }"  >i  i  S  1  3  ��13 o"  in 50  *)  3��  i'  J'  *  1  u  1  i  4  38,  >k  -1  fl "S  I or  2  1  12  13  '��  3��  y  s>  Thc Pioneer  is   entirely  different  from  It is   published   in  the  any  other paper  heart   of this marvellous  mineral belt at only $2 per annum.      To any one inter-  ested here it is worth  five  times  as   much,  money orders payable to  Make all  Sample copy sent on application.  PIONEER  PUBLISHING  CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  COLUMBIAN^ COLLEGE.  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMIN8TER. B.C.  Providee a Christian home for Bttu'-  iiits of both aexes at moderate rules.  lius a. preparatory class for junior stii'l-  t'ntB, (fointr grade public school ��".rk-  I'oeehigh school work, confers all hit?"  school privileges, and prepares for teacii-  ers' examinations. Teaches all hranrlie"  of a Practical Business Course ami given  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education i��  its Collegiaio Course and in the I-a||a'?  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. I" U"!"  versity work, cun tuke students throng"  tho complete Arte Courso, and the '�����'  gree of B.A. can be obtained from 'lor-  <>nfo University, which the college ts m  iut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  R��t. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Princi-  P-'l;orRev. J. f>. Bowell. Buraar.      _  WANTED.-MEN AND WO.MI-.N WI'lH  ,�������i!?mo,n"l,obo01 education, tliut uio tlnr:  woritlny for sruol) wacos. to qunllly as sulm" '  !���.,. .ru or "how-card writer* tlirouuh '':(  ���nBtructlon by mail. Prices low; terms cas> ��� '"'.  dooics to buy. Send for circular, stntim: wlici-  you saw thin ad. und which position y.m wnnt.  iJ     ("p"*1    COHBEsrONDENCli   iX-'UOOLS.  '  ����  J ���tiiPSK  &"m  -fU  1  lk  4  $_  4  4  t  ~(  m  -The uicsl perfectly appointed Ileal.Il  and Pleasure Result lit the Weal, with a com-  iileteayatem of liaths���including Turkuih aud  Kimsinii. Open the year round. The curative  piupertiea.or It" watcia are uuequuled.  for Curing nil KheiiniRlic. Nerroui and Muscular Troubles.  Foi Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stouiac'i  ��� iliueuts.  For Kli'uinatiiiK all MetalliePoiaaun from the  .jyatem  The uiaudeiir ol tlie Hceuery lb uurivallrd  Mountains!, hiiow peaks, forests, InkcM.water'alls  'tunling, yachting, Sshiug. shootiiiK. excursl' ut  teiin'" lit wlntei Himate la uiixurnansrd lo ���  mildnc. i H/.RRY MclNTOHH.  P��our!etor  "Kurtz's    Owo"  1  Kurtz's Pioneers"  I  Blossoms"  i  | Union Made Cigars j  vVhen the bread or cake or pastry  comet from the oven light, cri��p  and appetising, you are wont to  ���ay you have had good luck with  your baking.  The "good luck" idea is a relic  of the time when housekeepers pitted  their competency against poor flour.  To-day good baking isn' t a matter  of good luck in any home where  Royal Household Floor  if intelligently used.  In the hands of competent housewives it never fails because it is the  whitest, lightest, purest and best  baking flour to be had.  If the goodness of your baking is  due to chance, your grocer is giving  you the wrong kind of flour. Ask  for Ogilvic'j Royal Household.  Oflllvle Floor Mills Co., Lid.  MoBlxeaL  "Ogilvle'a Book for a Cook," contains 130 pages of excellent recipes,  some never published before. Your  ���rocar can t*ll you how to get it FREE.  (This i�� the ninth of this serifs of articles on  men who have been prominent iu Boundary's  development, each complete in itself/ The next  will appear iu an early number.)  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCH MclNTYRE, Prop.  25  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies.  (PHONE 34.)  As there ia no Harness Shop iu   either Green*  wood or Oraud Forks, have stocked up  with   Harness  Parts.   Smelter Lake Ice  Delivered !��� Order���  Prompt  Attention  to   orders  at any   hour of day or night.  ^m0^^mnm0^mv*mmnm imm*i*0m**m  Pabst  BEER  After trying all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come back to the Old Reliable  ���PABST.  Made in the largest Brewery in the world,  its sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS PURE.  Jas. McCreath,  Boundary Agent  ���piuumi i��> nm $++  Greenwood, B. C  mot'  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A practical hook of nearly a thousand pages, useful   to  all and   neceasarv   to  ott men entailed in any brancn of t  o Copper Industry. ...  ita farts will pass  muster with   the   trained  scientists,   and  its   language  is  eai-iiv und.T-'io-Ml hv the every -day m.'.n. .  ; It i.-a dozen bioks in one, covering the History, Uses, Terminology, Geography, Keology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistics of  C'oppt-r. .  It iiiv. s the plain farts in plain Engli-li without fear or favor.  It lixt* ii.d .Irscriln-s  3,849 copper mines and .-ompaines,   in all  parts ol tlie  world, il.-script.io is Miming  from two lines to 12 pages,   according to importance  of the pitiiifrlv.  n.e cul'f'KK  HANDBOOK is conceded to he the  World's Standard Reforence Book en Copatr  The minor needs the tiook for the facts it gives him about   mines, mining and  " ''Tlu- investor nee Is the book for the facts it gives him about Mining Invest-  m n'snn.H'opper Statistics.    Hundreds  of  Swindling  Companies  are  exposed  '" ,,|"r".-eL|",��68.,.,t. Buckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morrocco. Win  li.-s,-nt fullv prepaid, on approval, toanv address ordered, and may be returned  within a weekoi ri-r.eipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS. 36 Post OfBce Block. Houfhton   Won., U. 3. A.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives Perfect Work in theshortest  time with the greatest ease of   paration.  Write for Catalogi ���  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents. Phoen.x, B. C.  ens anil Lacrosse  Represent the acme of perfection in  athletic footwear. They are made over  all styles of footform lasts and come m  either Tennis or Oxford cuts. For durability, grace and comfort "Maple Leaf  outing shoes have no equals. Ask for  them at your dealers.  LECIUE CO.,  VANCOUVER, B- C.  SAMUEL NEWHOUSE.  In the last ten or fiteen years the  Boundary country has had the attention of many prominent mining men,  but probably none of more importance  than Samuel Newhouse, of Salt Lake  City, managing director of the Dominion Copper Co., Ltd., who first.became interested in that incorporation  about a year ago.  Mr. Newhouse was   born   in   New  York City in 1855, and is thus a comparatively young man to have achieved  international name  and   fame,  to say  nothing   of  the   many   millions with  which he is credited.    He was educated in the public schools   of Philadelphia,   and after graduation   read   law  with Hon. E. N. Willard, of Scranton,  a jurist of high rank  in  the  commonwealth of Pennsylvania.    In 1879 Mr.  Newhouse arrived in   Leadville,   the  Cloud   City   of  the Centennial state,  and for a time gave  his   attention   to  newspaper   work,   which may account  for his consideration of the   members  of the fourth estate.     In a short time,  however, he became a freighter, and as  there were   no   railways in those days,  the freighter was the important man of  the community, and one   who rapidly  made   money.      Consequently,     Mr.  Newhouse quickly acquired a solid but  modest financial foundation.    In 1885  he turned his entire attention to practical mining, taking  leases and bonds,  and by working in  the mines   himself  for  the first    few   years,   acquired   a  knowledge and experience which soon  proved to be far beyond value to him.  Today   Mr.   Newhouse   is   one  of  those leaders of men whose name is as  well known in the innermost  financial  circles of London as it is in New York,  Colorado, Utah, Montana and Califor  nia, this being shown by the  fact  that  he   is associated   financially with  the  Guggenheims,   the   Untermeyers,  the  Rockefellers, the Rogers and others of  the financial world.    He has gathered  around him a corps of experts ready at  all times to critically examine all properties under consideration, and it has  become almost  proverbial that a mining property under his control is practically  sure   to turn   out  a   dividend  payer and not a quasi failure.    In Salt  Lake  City   he has maintained one of  the most perfectly equipped  forces of  mining experts, surv :yors, assayers and  chemists   that   exists   in   the   United  States, installed   in   a   suite of offices  that are regarded as one of the sights  of that city.  Mr. Newhouse was the original  owner of the famous Highland Hoy  mine, now incorporated as the Utah  Consolidated Gold Mines, Ltd., and  sold a half interest in this company to  the Standard Oil people for about  $6,000,000, he being still one of the  directors of the compiny. Mr. New-  house is also president and managing  director of the Boston Consolidated  Copper Mines, 11 copper producer adjoining the Highland Boy, at Bingham,  Utah, too well known to need extended reference here.  One of Mr. Newhouse's greatest  efforts, however, is centered around the  town of Newhouse, where the great  Cactus copper mine is owned'and  operated by the Newhouse Mines and  Smelter Coporation, located in southwestern Utah, not far from Nevada.  Two years ago there was nothing there,  while today Mr. Newhouse is spending  millions in the building of a model  mining camp, centered around his far  famed mines. He believes that labor  is responsive to good treatment, and  he proposes to show that here, at least,  is one corporation with a soul, and a  portion of the profits, he announced,  should go to the miners. This property, like nearly all mines in which Mr.  Newhouse is interested, will doubtless be a dividend payer for years to  come.  In 1883 Mr. Newhouse married  Miss Ida H. Stingley, of Virginia, the  family being in truth one of the F. F.  V.'s. In London they maintain a  magnificent establishment, their social  position being second to none in the  American colony. His brother resides  in London, taking charge of the European interests of Mr. Newhouse with a  large clerical force in suitable banking  offices. He himself visits London frequently, but most of his time is passed  in the west. A keen observer and  earnest student, and at the same time  a rapid worker, Mr. Newhouse vibrates  between Salt Lake City, Denver, London and San Francisco,   and keeps in  close touch with his vast and scattered  mining interests.  Mr. Newhouse has visited thc  Boundary and Phoenix but once, in  August, 1905, when he came here with  a party of directors of the Dominion  Copper Co. to look at the properties  of the company. How well pleased  he was with this visit and with the reports made to him by his metallurgical  advisors is shown by the extensions  being prepared for by the company in  the Boundary, as well as by the satisfactory work already done.  Mr. Newhouse is known among  those best acquainted with him as a  man with a, big heart and one who  gives every one with whom he comes  in contact a square deal, and sometimes perhaps a little more. One incident related by a resident of the Boun-  darylwill illustrate :  "I was in the office of Mr. New-  house in Salt Lake City, when a poorly  dressed washer woman entered, and  was asked by one of the clerks what  she wished. In that office it is a  standing rule that anyone who asks  personally for Mr. Newhouse, whether  he be a miner or a banker, shall be  admitted. The woman wished to see  Mr. Newhouse personally, and sent in  her name. When he heard it, Mr.  Newhouse left the magnates he was  conferring with, went into the outer  office and held the door open himself  to usher her into a private room. He  listened to her story, which was the  old one of hard luck, and recognized  in the woman a worthy acquaintance  of early days in Leadville. A loan of  $25 was desired, but when she went  out she had the check of Mr. New-  house for $100."  DEPRIVED OF THEIR DANGER.  Colds and Their After-Effects Conquered  * By-the Use of Pe-ru-na.  Certificate of Improvements.  "I Had  Catarrh of  the Lungs  and  Peruna  Promptly  Cured me."  ���Alfred Rochon.  It li Dangerous to Neflect a Cold.  How often do we hear it remarked:  "It's only a cold," and a few days later  learn that the man is on his back with  pneumonia. This is of such common  occurrence that a cold, however slight,  should not be disregarded. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy counteracts any  tendency of a cold to result in pneumonia, and has gained its great popularity and extensive sale by its prompt  cures of this most common ailment.  It always cures and is pleasant to take.  For sale by all druggists.  NOTICK.  "Old Bird" Miuera! Claim, situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.Where  .    located    In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICK that I, Isaac II Hallett. ����  agent for William L C. Gordon. Free Miner's  Certificate Xo. B86333, intend, sixty days from thc  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Kicorder Oar  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notic? that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st dav of April. A. D. 1006  34��� I- H. HAU.BTT.  PROVINCIAL.  A healthy nest of Eagles has been  hatched in Vernon.  Kelowna proposes to issue $6,000  in debentures for street improvements.  B. A. Isaacs has purchased the Nelson Iron Works from J. A. Honeyman.  There is considerable fruit land  activity around New Denver and Sil-  verton.  Vancouver expects building permits  for the year to amount to over $3,-  000,000.  The Grand Lodge of the Knights ot  Pythias met in annual session at Na-  naimo this week.  It is now said that the Grand Trunk  Pacific will have 15 survey parties in  the field in British Columbia ths summer.  Last Saturday the C. P. R.'s new  $90,000 steamer, the Kuskonook, was  launched at the Nelson shipyards, to  go into commission in about a month.  Christopher Curry was killed at the  Centre Star mine at Rossland. He  fell sixteen hundred feet down the  shaft of the mine, and was almost torn  to fragments by the projections.  The Coldstream Estate Co., Ltd.,  has been registered at Somerset House,  London, to acquire and operate the  Coldstream ranch, owned by the Earl  of Aberdeen, formerly governor-general  of Canada, and now lord-lieutenant of  Ireland.- The property is described as  the Coldstream ranch, of 13,000 acres  and some 470 acres additional. The  capital is ^TSo,ooo in ^100 shares.  Hon. Alfred Bochon, President Canadian Foresters, 70 Flourie street, Quebec,  Canada, writes:  "I am pleased to add my testimonial to the many 1 see to the efficacy oi  Peruna. I suffered for some time with chronic catarrh of the lungs and really  thought that 1 was not to get any relief, as 1 had used so many remedies and my  condition remained about the same.  '���Finally I decided on Peruna and that was a lucky day for me, for It proved  to be the remedy which cured me. My lungs are perfectly sound now and 1  nave not had the slightest trouble with them since, and at the slightest Indication of a cold now 1 take a few doses audit will always ward off any bad effects."  '���Alfred Rochon.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate if Improvements.  NOT.CH.  "Sovereign" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining nivision of Yale District. Where  located:   In Providence cam p.  TAKK NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George  W.  Rumberger,  Kree   Miner's  Certificate No.  1)91433, aud  Harry Nash,   Free  Miner's Certificate No B91578, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice tint action, under section 37    mmt be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of niprovements.  Oated this joth day of Abril, A.D. 1006.  I. H. i ALIvHTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Bounty Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Divison of Yale Distiict.  Where located: On Wallace Mouutn.u.  TAKK NOTICE thai I, Isaac   II.  Hallett.   Fret  Miller's Certificate No. ��914.18, lor myself, and as  agent for 1'homas T. lleudersou. Free  Miner's  Cert.ficate No.  IIS5809, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Viuiug   Uecotder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  ..ud further take notice that action under section 37, must be commenced before the i suance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of March. A D. 1906.  I. H. HALLETT.  Catarrh of tbe longs is, ordinarily,  known as consumption. In these cases  the catarrh has usually found its way  Into the lungs by the gradual extension  of the disease from the throat through  the bronchial tubes. Consumption is  the natural termination of all cases of  neglected chronic catarrh. Every one  who is afflicted with  chronic catarrh is  liable to be attacked  with consumption at  any time. In Ihe first stages of the  disease Peruna is a sure cure.  NEGLECTED  COLDS PROVE  DISASTROUS.  A COUGH  IS NATURE'S  WARNING.  A. slight cough, which, without a vestige of doubt, would soon disappear  with the use of J'eruna, becomes chronic  bronchitis, which requires a persistent  use of Peruna for  some time. There are  a great many cases of consumption  every year due directly to a cold.  Peruna is for sale by all first class  drug stores at $1 per bottle.  Send to The Peruna Medicine Company, Columbus, O., for Dr. Hartman's  free book, entitled, "Chronio Catarrh."  Kootenay mines ore shipments last  week were, St. Eugene, 524 tons;  Sullivan, 500 tons; Hunter, V., 52 tons;  North Star, 234 tons; Krao, 40 tons;  Rambler, 14 tons; I. Henry, 6 tons;  other mines, 175; total 1545 tons.  Sciatica    Cured  After    Twenty  Torlure.  Years    of  For more that twenty years Mr. J.  B. Massey, of 3322 Clinton St., Minneapolis, Minn., was tortured by sciatica. The pain and suffering which he  endured during this time is beyond  comprehension. Nothing gave him  any permanent relief until he used  Chamberlain's Pain Balm. One application of that liniment relieved the  pain and made sleep and rest possible,  and less than one bottle has effected a  permanent cure. If troubled with sciatica or rheumatism why not try a 25-  cent bottle of Pain Balm and see for  yourself how quickly it relieves the  pain.    For sale by all druggists.  B. C MINING  at   Rossland,   is  to   the   Granby  The Jumbo mine,  once more shipping  smelter.  Tbe Last Chance, at Sandon, is be  ing    reorganized    with    a   capital    of  $500,000.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 6,252 tons, making 121,342 tons  for the year.  Total ore receipts at the six Yale-  Kootenay smelters last week were  31,694 tons.  The Frank smelter people have  taken a lease and bond on the Giant  group of silver-lead claims in Spillama-  chene for $100,000.  F. Aug. Heinze has sent a party of  mining engineers to examine the 40  claims in the Telkwa and Bulkley districts, on which he recently took options.  Hospital Donations  Lint of Donations received since Jan.  lat, 1905, to tlie Phoenix General Hospital :  Cash $10 R. Hoirell  Cayh $25   J- B. Mac&ulay  Cash Js A. F. Berry  Book Case A. E. H. Clark  Bed I.inen.4dox Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash fco _ E T. Bank  Cash Jio Jas. McCreath  Cash $35 Canadian Hand Drill Co.  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  Maple cyrup ��. A Friend  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen ��� _.Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash fio A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co- Full Set Boilei Tubes  Cord Wood F. Buckles*  GRFAT  NORTHERN  SUMMER   EXCURSIONS.  Plioenix to Chicago, St. I.ouis, St.PauI,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kausbs City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City and Fort William at  first class fare plug $10 tor the round  trip. Selling dates Julv 2nd and Aueust  7th, 8th and 9th, and Sept. 8th and 10th,  pood for 90 davs, but not after October  3lst. 1906 Ten days nil; be allowed  from date of sale on eoini: portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, St. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  THROUGH    UTAH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate. Canon of the Grand  Black Canon, Marshall and Tennessee Passes, and the World  =���"Famous Royal Gorge-���-���  For  Descriptive   and  Illustrated  write to  ''ntuplets,  W. C. McBride, General Agent,  134 Third Street PORTLAND, OR  MINERAL ACT.  Cert.ficate of Improvements.  KCTICK,  "Smtlax Fractional" aud "Billy Fractional" Min  eral Cla'ras. situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yalti District,    Wncrc l*-cated: In  Skylark Camp  TAKE NOTICK that T. Isaac H.   Hallett,  Free  Mine r's Certificate No. B91448, for myself, and as  agent for Albert E. Ashcrott, Free Miner's Certificate No.   691769,   intend,  sixty days from  the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining   Recorder for  Certificates of Improvement*, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take uotice that action, under sec-  tiou 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of April, A.D. 1906.  34/- I.H  HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of I��#rovt��eiU.  NOTICE.  "Four Paw*' and "Little Dalles" MiueraKJlaisns,  situate in the Greenwood Mining: Division of  Yale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I.Isaac H. Hallett, agent  William    J    Porter,   Free    Miner's   Certificate  No. B915S9, intend sixty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining 'Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that act*on, under sec-  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificates * f Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of November, A.D. 1905.  r. U. HAIXBTT.  "THE   MILWAUKEE"  'THE    PIONEER  Knights of  Columbus   Mebtinu, New  Havkn, Conn., Junk 3nn to 9th.  Selling dates iMay 24th, 25th and 26th.  Going  transit limit,  June 9th.     Final  return limit, August 31st.  Elks,    Dknvkk,   Coi.o,  July   17th   to  19th, 10(XS.  Selling (lutes, July 10th and 15th. Going  Transit limit, Julv 19th.     Final return limit, Sept. 30th. 1900  Odd   Fki.lows,   Tokonto,   Ont.,   Skit.  12-2;j, 1906.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Go-  inv: limit, Sept. 22. Final return limit,  Nov. 30th, 19,0.  LIMITED-  CHICAGO.  ST.   PAUL    TO  "Overlint!    Limited"    Omaha     to    Chicago.  "SOUTH-WEST LIMITED"   KANSAS   CITY   TO  CHICAGO.  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars and give  their palrons an excellence of service  not obtainable elsewhere.  Berths in their sleepers are longer,  higher and wider than in similar cars  on any other line. They protect their  trains by the Block system.  R. 1.. FORD,Commercial Ajcnt,  Spokme W����h.  . I.. FORD, Commercial Agent,  Room 3, Marble Banlc Bidg,,  K.NI0HT8    Ol"    l'milAH,     NlJW  Oct. 15-25tu. 1900.  Selling date-. Oct. 7th and 8th.  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, (iratclasi-  plus $10.  Children of half age will take half the  above rates.  S. G. Ykkkku. Asst.-Gen. Vase. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M. STk-riiKN". Ag^n*  I'li-u'iiix, B.C  Orlkanm,  Going  limit,  fare  .V S  Z Church Services Tomorrow ?  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  in., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday even  ing at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomorrow at  7:30 1^. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.     Rev.   Samuel   Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  school, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  Miction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedarrl. O.M.I. Pastor.  Church of England-Services, 1 stand  3d Sunday in each month, 3:30 p.mv  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  H.S. ROWK, General ARcnt.  134 Third Street, roitlanil. Oregon.  VICTORIA DAY  THURSDAY,  24 MAY.  vSpecial Train  to  Midway  Celebration  Leave   Phoenix S p. m.  Returning     leave     Midway  7:30 p. m.  Return Fares,  Adult $1.50,  Tickets   good  FOR   19QB  If you want the best and  ....latest in the line of....  3\m  glob  printing  Remember that no office in the Boundary  or elsewhere can glv# you better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of the  PHOENIX PIONEER  NEAT  CLEAN   . . .  ATTRACTIVE  PRINTING  That is the kind that pays  That is thc kind you want-  That is the kind   WE   DO  DROP   IN   AND   SEE  PIONEER PUB CO.  -    PHOENIX, B. C.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  Ike Leadin; llotcUf the Xootenaji  Special  Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  trains j  ing til  For rates, folders  to local agent or to  A. \V. Haley,  Agent,  Phoenix, B.C.  J. S. Carter, Iff  .*$:  :.��'.'  .i*si.*!i$s  :''?��� v..,'...\ < 4-.r:v.'';,;"Vci  Mf '.;:',v';.1K|  ail  WM'WM  ffis .  !|||g ;  ffli '    '  feii :v-  mm -���  ilfp  iff-  '::.''���>.���-�� iwrK-'i'   mm ������  ���S3 3i��*-.  ���^���'iff'fe'fel'  ��� ^-1 iFfa-!- H ���  .ij.f;.?};..';:  ���.#&&#i  x^W'irk;  xmmi  ���OM^ii  ,��f%;$!.'  ,. ���j��r,[;5b,y  mm'-'-  / *  r>  TKH PHORmX PTONfSBH.  /Invest  Your  Money  In Such Legitimate Shares  as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Real  estate was never so low, and money will be made in buying business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idafto Sfocfts Will Bring quick Returns.  Will Sell Today;  fin and Around Phoenix  BRIEF  TOPICS  OK   LOCAL   ANH   C.K.VKK.Al. ^  2=5 *** IXTKREST   TO   PHOKN'ICIANS. **  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  Heckla-.:   Idaho Mont. :?.....   Souora (Coeur d'A.)   Suovr Storm-    Stuart     Furnace Cr. (Cala.)   Sullirau.   SkylarV    j.So  .So  .rsK  3.IO  ���at  .to  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., und First St..  PHOENIX. B. C.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally located.  Good Sample Rooms.  j. a monaster  Proprietor.  -G-  .O.  ^5  IxDwr.ey's chocolates at Boyle's.  The old reliable,   Boyle the   Druggist.  Hannam's milk suffers  no  addition  or subtraction.  New and second   hand  goods   sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Rugs and art squares from $i-75  up, at Binns' Furniture Store.  Take your watch io Dey, the  Jeweler.     He guarantees all repairs.  See Miss .McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, slay at Hotel Brooklyn  California strawberries are now in  the local markets, and every berry has  its price..  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply :o John Mcliinis, chaiiinan  Board oi Trustees.  Rev. J. Leech Porter, wife and  child, of Greenwood, were visiting Dr.  Boucher yesterday.  The next meeting of the   dominion  Day  celebration   committee    will    be  jheld   at   the   city hall next Thursday  evening.  When feeling like having   having  a  wee drappe Scotch. caJI at the   Brook (  iyn and have a wee '������taste   McCaiimivs  Perfection.  International  Caii shares.  Purity first <:un->idi-raiion   by   Boyle  the Druggist.  For millinery go   to   Mrs. Gardner,  Hardy building.  Dr. .Mathison, dentist,   at  his office,  Bank bluck. May 10th to   14th  Get a   South   Bend   waich.     They  keep perfect time.������Dey,  the Jeweler.  ���Special attention   given   to   Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's.  Phoenix Brewing   Co('s   bock   beer  will be on draft a^ain today.  Sewing  machines   to   rent,   $3   per  month. See Mi.->s McDonald,   mihint  Two Base Bull Tournaments.  The first base ball match of the season to be played on the Phoenix diamond, was pulled off here last Sunday,  the Phoenix fans crossing bats with  the team from Greenwood. The game  was close, the score standing 10 to 9,  at tlie close, in favor of Phoenix. In  two previous games pulled off this  year between the same clubs on the  Greenwood ball park. Greenwood won  both of them.  Considerable interest is being taken  this year in base ball in the Boundary  in some of the towns, and efforts have  been made to organize a Boundary  league, with clubs in Grand Forks,  Greenwood, Phoenix, Midway and  Republic. On Victoria Day a base  ball tournament is to be held at tbe  time of the celebration at Midway, and  another is being arranged for the Dominion Day celebration to be held in  Phoenix.  Watch Store  There is no question but we   can   supply  exactly the kind of watch you have been looking  lor.  We carry a large assortment and have  a great range in prices and the prices are right  as comparison will readily prove.  E A. BLACK, the Wl?r  Geo. E. Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all his South Bend and Elgin  watches.  Mis. Spofford, organi/ei for the \V.  C. T. U., gave an address here a .'Vw  days ago.  Marsh hotel building for rent afier  May 1st. Applv K. |. Gardner,  Hardy  Block.  See our Early English dining room  suite. The latest finish. Binns' Furniture Store.  Eastern Excarsloa Rites   via   Ql.   Northern.  To St.  Paul,   Minneapolis',   Duluth,  Superior, Sioux   City,   Council Bluffs,!  Umaha,   St.   Joseph,    Kansas    City, j  Houston, Mineola, Tex., Fort William, j  Chicago and St. Louis at rates of one  first-class fare, plus $10; returning via J  California, $37.15 higher. ,    Dates   of  sale:    June 4, 6, 7, 23 and 25, July 2, J  3, August 7, S and 9, September Sand |  io.     Going transit limit 10 days from [  date of sale; final return   limit 90 days  or not later than October 31.  KNOB  HILL AVI  PHOENIX, B. C.  ����������  Under New Management  Candy  ^Dominion IDotei  0  m  m  m  m  m  m  ��l& 3ronstfces Hve.,  Thin is the Largest Hotel in the City  and has been improved and refitted,  being well adapted for mining aii.i  travelling men. Bathroom- Bar well  stocked with choice goods. Dining  Hoom undei personal charge of the  proprietress.  ���pboenij;.J5.C.;s  Mrs. P.  Tilkpmokc No- 77.  L. McKEUEY, Prop.  m  m  :   ?������!���������������  THC   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND   UP-TO DATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOENIX  IDotel Brooklyn  ���tw raoai mujui to noor  ��<��T UMIU   BOOH*  IN TMf  MUNMIT  ��"MlTI    UUT   HO��TM��  ���TATtta  UTHKOM   IK   OONKtOTKM  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor;  pboeniy, ffi.C.  D. J. iWathe<son  insurance agent  FIRE,       LIFK  AND  ACCIDENT.  FIDELITY    BONDS,  COMMISSIONER   FOR   TAKING  PLATE  AFFIDAVITS  OIASS1  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Having taken the Phoenix  Agency   for   the   famous  20th CENTURY  BRAND OF  Men's Fine  Tailored    Garments  We can now fill orders for  these goods promptly and  satisfactorily   This is undoubtedly the  best brand of clothing  made in Canada and we  feel sure that the men of  Phoenix will appreciate it.  KODAKS  The baseball ciub received the new  suits from Chicago this week, and will  wear them in a game with a local  team tomorrow.  Have you seen the newest in punted stationery, linenette ? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by the  Pioneer job department.  James* Marshall has decided to in  stall a complete and modern hot water  heating plant for his Hotel Brooklyn.  at a cost of some $3,000.  The city team earned its oats one  day this week by being used in the  grading operations on Aetna avenue,  between Church and First streets.  Owing to the absence of the minister, Rev. Whiitaker, at ihe annual  conference, there will be no service in  the Methodist church tomorrow.  The current issue of thc B. C.  Gazette contains notice of the incorporation of YV. S. Mai y & Co., Ltd.,  of this city, with a capital of $10,000.  There are three reasons why our  brushes are attracting attention.  Quality of goods; lowness of price, and  good assortment.���Thomas Drug Co.,  Ltd.  Yesterday afternoon's rain was very  welcome.While itdid not directly affect  the local crop of chalcopyrite, it did  much good to the many gardens and  lawns.  Our  can, and  3c. a pint,  to our  Call and  Examine  LEAVE YOUR MEASURE.  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for the amateur or profes  sional.    Call and see our lines.  Also large stock   of local   views  to  send to friends.  R. HORRELL  "Bob, tlte Tailor"  Knob Hill Ave.        PHOENIX, B.C.  Delivered free to any part of  the City.  City Scavengers  Prompt attention  �����������vK3  to all   orders.  Telephone B32.  Ikhe Bros J Srnitfi  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for  Mason   &   Risch   Pianos.  Fresh Vegetables I  Direct From the Farm g  to Your Table.     .    . $  Will visit Phoenix every Tues- Jf  day and Friday with the freshest  ��  and    latest   production;;   of  tb^  Kettle River Valley. Rhubarb   a  specialty.   Fruit in season.    .  A. Galloway,  Columbia, B. C.  That Back Yard Assessment  Chloride of Lime, at  25c.  a  Crude   Carbolic   Acid, at  will do the work in twenty-four hours.  ���Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  If you want deeds, mortgages,  leases, bills of sale, agreements or  documents of any kind promptly and  carefully prepared, go to A. S. Hood,  Notary Public, Bank Block.  There is something new in Phoenix.  Daniel Draisey has opened a candy  kitchen adjoining the Knob Hill cafe  on First street, and makes an announcement in another column.  Plans for the new Burns block, to  be erected on the corner of First  street and Victoria avenue, are expected here daily by Manager Sherbino,  when tenders will be asked for the  erection of the building.  Work on the painting of the scenery  for the new Miners' Union opera house  is proceeding in good shape, and the  work will be done in a short time,  when final arrangements for a big opening of the auditoriam will be made.  By advertisement in another column,  it will be noticed that the C.P.R. will  run special excuisions to Midway, on  the 24th of May, for the celebration  in that town, the round trip from  Phoenix being $1.50 or 75 cents for  children.  Postmaster Matheson has received  word from Inspector Greenfield at  Vancouver, that he had recommended  to the postoftice department at Ottawa  the corner of Aetna avenue and School  street as a new site for the postoffice  in this city.  A number" of outside physicians  were in the city Thursday, including  Dr. Hall of Nelson, and Drs Foster,  Spankie and Oppenheimer of Greenwood, conlerring with the local  medicos regarding matters in which  they are all interested.  The Great Northern Railway will  sell through return tickets to London,  Ont., May 28th to June 1st, inclusive,  account of Canadian Presbyterian Assembly, good to return until July 31st,  at rate of $72.85; to Ottawa, selling  dates June 4th and 5th, good for sixty  days, first class ut rate $79 85.  This week a deal was made by  which E. P. Shea and lid. Brown,  owners of the Bellevue hotel on Knob  Hill avenue, purchased the adjoining  property, which had been owned for  borne years by Knight & Stone, the I  diamond drillers, of Spokane. The  .'.;: .ias an old stable, but this will be  lorn down, and Mr. Shea states that it  is the intention to erect a two or three  ^ story building thereon, which will be  �� I made .1 part of the Bellevue hotel.  Sarsapanlla, as every one knows, is  the best spring ionic. .-Uk for Churchill's. One hundred doses for one dollar at Thomas Drug Co.. Ltd.  This week an ore body was reported  reached on the 600-foot level of the  Providence mine, near Greenwood,  and it is said ihat the ore is of a Letter grade than usual in that rich mine.  This would seem to add materially to  the value of the mine.  The Great Northern offers the following rales east: New Haven, Conn.,  account of annual convention Kn;glus  Columbus, round trip first class.^Sj.60  selling dates May 24, 25 and 29, going  transit iimit, June 9, final limit, return,  August 31. For further particulars  apply to M. M. Stephens, agent. Phoenix.  F. H. Rea, manager of the Belts  and Hesperus mines, was in Phoenix  Wednesday, having just returned to  the Boundary from a trip to Chicago.  He also visited the booming camp of  Cobalt in Ontario, while in the ea^t,  and will shortly make another trip to  that section, having organized a company to opetate there.  Frank W. Hart, formerly of Phoenix, then of Midway, and now living at  Medical Lake, Wash., was the victim  of an accident in Spokane, the other  day. He had just returned from  'Frisco, and was standing on the O. R.  & N. platform by the train whtn an  unprotected blast set off nearby sent a  heavy rock that struck Hart and shattered his arm badiy, and required his  being taken to the hospital.  Candy  Candy  Made in Phoenix  and good to eat.  Draisey's   Candy  Kitchen.  Hotel Alexander  R. V. ChishoJm, Prop.  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining   room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished rooms.  Phoenix, II C.  .Next lo tioob Hill Cafe  First Street.  ��� Phoenix Beer  As made by the present brewer is admittedly ihe  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  and'the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   liF.F.K.  Grand Celebrauon at   Midway  Victoria Day, May 24  The dining room at  fiOimi'5 HOTEL  will be open all day for the convenience of visitors. The best of everything will be found on  the   tables. . .  HAZELWOOD   ICE   CREAM  will be served in the dining   100m   all  day.  Spring W.vikr Ice for Sale.  Bottled Bker and Poktf.k.  I Phoenix Brewing Company  ? BINICR & SONS,  Proprietors  Offick and Brewery,  Banner St.  PHOENIX,  B.C.  o  $  )  Boundary Side Lights  Tomorrow the Midway and Greenwood baseball clubs are expected to  cross bats at Greenwood.  The subscription list in Grand Forks  for the sufferers by the San Francisco  earthquake and fire was $115.  Alex Greig, formerly located in  Phoenix, has purchased the Pacific  hotel inGreenwood and will conduct it  himself.  About sixty telephones were temporarily put out of business yesterday  afternoon in Greenwood by an electrical storm.  From all reports, general business in  Greenwood is believed to be in belter  condition than in any time for the last  four years.  It is now expected that trains  will be running west from Midway on  the extension of the V., V. & E. some  time in July.  Forest fires have been doing some  damage already in the Boundary this  season. This week they were noticed  around Cascade and Grand Forks.  Next Thursday evening an amateur  performance entitled, "Between the  Acts," will be given in the Auditoriam  in Greenwood for the benefit of the  St. Jude's church of England.  Duncan Ross, M. P., was finally  successful, and Greenwood enjoys mail  service over the Great Northern, via  stage from Midway, and is now one  day nearer the outside world in that  respect.  May 20 is now announced as the  date when the Kettle Valley line will  begin its construction on the North  Fork extension. It is expected to  have steel laid as far as Lynch creek  about 20 miles, this fall.  A branch of the W.C.T.U. was organized last week in Grand Forks, wilh  the following officers: President, Mrs.  Dr. Follick; 1st vice-president, Mrs.  Case; vice-president . for Methodist  church, Mrs. Manuel; vice-prsident  for Presbyterian church, Mrs. Mc-  Leod; vice-president for Baptist church,  Mrs. Auvache; secretary, Mrs. F'.  Keid; treasurer, Miss  McRae.  We can save you money  on your Laundry Bill,  and do the work  promptly in First=  Class Style. .  . .  Wagon calls in   any   part   of  Phoenix  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and   Saturdays, and we makeajspecialty  of Short   Orders   when  desired.  'PHONE 59,   GREENWOOD.  Greenwood   Steam    Laundry  GREENWOOD. B. C.  iff-.  Clothing I  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Foil Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively. KN0B h^^pho^.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all  tin  leading mines bought and sold.  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OF  THE  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICE 25 CENTS  GET  A   COPY   AND    SEND  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY  G.W. Rumberger  Moiiiiiiiini  Avf.  T(tle|ilicni(; No. 28,  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  <# Phoenix, B.C.  **��  iswniMnftmmi  TO  PALACE MEAT MARKET  Fresh  'IVI. No. 12.  DOMINION   AVK,  PHOENIX,  B.C.  and  Salt  Meats.   Fish,  Poultry and  Oysters.  Uty?  Uilltmtt i^nnUt Co. ��ft.  9omiitintt Aurnitr.  Piauo Raffle May 19th.  M. H. Roy stales that the raffle for  ihe upright piano will be held at the  Butte hotel on Saturday evening, May  19th.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  find Tfi        a ?'Ce nol,l,y ",1 ul��-'��>-��iaie   suit   you   will  10    snr n,''CCvv eCUnVn, ���>"' V,ne of "^u's stylish clothing  1H*X VU'% C SC" the k,,,d ",at wear wel1 *��d look well  soLnKf Y0l\wi!l.r",lJ ,l '"d to duplicate our hand-  ! ��f �����;s f'rts, ,�� Bolf  and negligee   with   at-  RWc R  * ,C<J Ct,,Ts |,lain a"d P'eated bosoms.  swine   Wort? '"I6. aforlme,,t.  J����   in,   of  those   new  sua?,,      i   ' ",' ,5lack  a"d Hrown- also �� "ice range  of  soaw and linen hats.  ^iMlifm^f ��l,r liM,e ��' S,U,CS 1S   "1'Iete, you   should  nd 0 SrdwM TC,,aSI"^   ��ur Patent calf dress   shoes  ana oxlords outshine them all.  0^^ui,i��jJh0,Of,*,rW,rmin8n0rf0,k-   and   lhree  hee our line of l.aHS���MvaisiSi |.���dies' Shim  Is, Ladies' Collars,  'me of Ladies'  1 1(iiK. (.,,���      ,      .������;-" "�����  omris, Ladies' Col  '���adies Shoes, Ladies'   ,���,��� Underwear, Children's  ��*ash Diesses.  Girls' and Boys* waists.  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  m^a^mmm  smmmmmsmmmmi  mj?.

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