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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 5, 1906

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 .  _>  .  t  CM  =���_  V  \_  . .J  I  r' _  ���  /  l    _  IS  '_.  5t  "I  *_.  &  ��� _*  ..4  $_  11  _��.  i j3  'j?4_  ___!  Boundary Mines Pioduced $.7,500,000 in  value within six years.  ,/^."Ui#"i,-l','-: ���'  -^     WAY 8-1906'  ..pnoenix is the Centre  lOR^^J^inl  Leading" IVIinnig  Camp of Boundary.  AND   BOUNDARY 'IKNING JOCMNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  *'.'��.  '^���;**#^1.?,  Vol. VII  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1906.  No.    25.  mmEEMmimmzEmm  I  X  _J��  PS  :&  TO  5  5*  Neglect  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  ��#op Measure.  Wc  will  guarantee fit and  workmanship..  Copyright   1906   by  Hart Schaft'ncr C.   Marx  T^HB     BEG  lSTOIZE,  onabie Goods  HARDWARE DEPT.  ice Cream Freezers:  2 quart  3 "  4 "  6    "  10    "  Screen Doors:  Plain  Fancy  Window screens:  (Adjustable)  Qrden Tools:  Fittings from 35c to 60c.  ���SO  Steel Rakes  Hoes.  Spades  Sprinkling Cans  Trowels  Weeding Hooks  ���5��  ���35  Hose:  Cotton, >_ inch,  50   feet   Complete  with Best Nozzle  Cotton, yi inch,  50   feet  Complete  with Best Nozzle  3 1'ly Rubber, ^ inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle  3 1'ly Rubber, }_ inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle  With Common Nozzle 50c less.  Window Shades:  15 dozen best quality at low   prices.  Our stock of Paints. Oils, Varnishes  and Brushes   i.   larger  than   ever.  5-5��  All the leading shades in Kalsomine and  Alabastine. Also ground glue to mix with  same. 70 different patterns of wall paper to  select from. ���  Brass Extension Curtain Rods  <^g^B_?___8____I?______l0_^>  Ore was sent out from the Stem-  winder again this week.  Two more cars of ore will be shipped  from the Skylark next week.  The tunnel in the Gold Finch is being driven by steam power for the  drills.  Preparations are being made for the  removal of the Sunset hoist to the  Idaho mine.  Owing to the failure of water, ground  sluicing has been discontinued at the  Iron Clad in Wellington camp.  M. H. Roy is doing some development work on his claim in Long Lake  camp, where the Jewel is also working.  Some developmrnt is being done on  the Never Slip, near Grand Forks, at  which phenominal free, gold was reported as having been found recently.  April was a record month for ore  treatment for the Dominion Copper  Co.'s Boundary Falls smelter, more  than 20,000 tons of ore having been  reduced.  Last week an ore body was reported  reached in the drift in the Pathfinder  mine, up the North Fork, the property  being under bond to the Granby Co.  for $110,000.  The frame for the third mammoth  ore crusher for the Granby mines ar  rived from Sherbrooke, Que., this  week. It weighs a matter of some  68,000 pounds.  The new converter stand for the  Granby smelter has arrived, and is expected to be ready for business in another week or two, making three  stands at this smelter.  Some of the Emma mine ore is now  going to the Canadian Metal Co., of  Nelson, which owns the zinc smelter at  Frank. The balance is shipped to the  Hall and B. C. Copper smelters.  An order has been placed with the  Canadian Westinghouse Co., Ltd., for  an electric motor of 400 h.p. by which  the new air compressor plane for the  Dominion Copper Co. will be oper  ated.  While no further information regarding the resumption of operations at the  Snowshoe mine has been given, it is  understood that arrangements to this  end are now being made, and that  something will be known shortly.  It may possibly be the first of June  before the Mother Lode mine ceases  shipping to the B C. Copper smelter,  on account of the latter putting in the  new giant furnaces for which preparations are now being made at the works.  This week the temporary hoist was  installed at the new Idaho three-compressor shaft. It will be used till the  large plant ordered last week by the  Dominion Copper Co. is on the ground  and installed. The Idaho tunnel is  still being driven.  Work was discontinued this week  on the Preston for the time being, owing to the amount of water coming into  the workings. The shaft is down  115 feet, and there are about 150 feet  of drifts. Some of the Chicago men  interested in the Preston are expected  in the Bounday before long.  . Last Saturday the Providence sent  out a couple of cars of ore, the first in  two or three months. With the mine  having a sidetnck of its own, ore shipments will be more regular in the  future, the property itself, under the  superintendency of P. J. Dermody  looking betttr than  ever in its history.  The temporary air compressor for  the Emma mine, formerly at the  Mother Lode, is being installed this  week, to be used till the new electric  compressor, now being made in the  east, is on the ground. The lattei  will have a capacity of 12 drills, the  power to be furnished by the Bonning-  ton Falls concern.  Last week's B C. Gazette contains  notice of the incorporation of the  Phoenix Amalgamated Copper Mines,  Ltd., with a capital of $5,000,000 in  five dollar shares. This is the consolidation of the War Eagle with seven  other claims adjoining the Granby  group on the south, and it is understood that arrangements for getting the  company on its feet are in satisfactory  shape.    Midway'* Hospitality.  Midway citizens are counting on  seeing a large number of Boundary  people at the Victoria Day celebration,  May 24th. Midway has religiously  observed this event for years and Victoria Day at Midway has been an institution. This year the town proposes to eclipse all former occasions,  and energetic committees are at work  providing a fine list of amusements for  the day. Prizes aggregating $1000  will be hung up for competition and  lively contests are sure to ensue in  every department. Horse races, baseball matches, hose contests, and other  events have been fully provided for  and a good time and a big crowd is  looked for. The Midway valley is  looking its best, the citizens are hospitable, and excellent hotel accommo  dation awaits the guests.  MEETING OF  DOMINION CO.  To Be  Held On  May.  the J 2th of  GRANTED $100 TO  THE CELEBRATION  For Authorizing Balance Bond  Issue.  A special meeting of the Dominion  Copper Co. will be held in Phoenix  on Saturday next, May 12, lor the  purpose of authorizing the issuance and  sale of 300,000 first mortgage bonds  and about 228,000 shares of capital  stock, par $ 1 o. Books close May 3,  reopen May 13.  A company circular states that the  proceeds from sale of Dominion Copper Co. stocks and bonds now in treasury will be devoted to purchase of additional mining property and new  equipment, for development work, enlargement of smelting plant, railroad  connections and possibly for construction of new smelter.  The prior right of subscription is  reserved for stockholders, bonds and  stock to be sold together. Each bond  of $100 par value will be sold with 76  shares of the stock for $229.80.  It will be impossible to offer less  amounts of securities because the unit  of subscription must be based on ratio  of amount ot bonds to amount of stock  available. '  The outstanding stock of the Dominion Co. is about 270,000- shares,  par $10, while of ajiotal of $1,000,000  bonds authorized, $700,000 are outstanding. These ' are payable June  15, 1915, and the accrued interest,  if any, on the bonds will have to be  adjusted and paid by subscribers at  the time of the final subscription payment.  The circular sent to shareholders by  Warner Miller, president, and Leopold  Herrmann, secretary, by order of the  board of directors, from New York,  also states : '���  Notice is accordingly hereby given  that an extvaoidinary meeting of the  shareholders of the Dominion Copper  Co., Ltd., will be held at the registered office of the company at Phoenix,  B.C., on the 12th day of May, 1906,  at two o'clock p.m., for the purpose of  taking such action in the premises as  the shareholders may determine, and,  if thought fit, passing the following  resolution :  "Resolved, that the proposition and  plan of the directors of the company to  issue and sell $300,000 par value of  the company's first mortgage bonds,  and 228,000 shares of its stock of the  par value of $10 each, substantially in  the manner and upon the terms and  subject to the conditions set forth in a  notice to the shareholders dated April  25th, 1906, which is hereby referred  to, be and the same is hereby in all  things approved; and the directors and  officers of the company are hereby  authorized and directed to execute on  behalf of the company an underwriting agreement of the general form and  tenor of the draft agreement submitted  and read at the shareholders' meeting,  with such modification as to details as  may be approved by the company's  counsel; and all or any of the directors  of the company are hereby authorized  to sign such underwriting agreement  as underwriters, and personally to participate in any profits or benefits that  may accrue therefrom, notwithstanding  their positions as directors; and the  directors and officers of the company  are further authorized and directed to  execute any other instruments, and to  do any and all other acts, necessary or  appropriate fully to carry out the purposes of this resolution."  As the shareholders have previously  been advised, the company's charter  has been amended so that the shares  are now of the par value of $10 each.  The amendment has been confirmed  by the supreme court of British Columbia and the company no longer  has any recognized shares of the denomination of $1 each. The time  within which the holders of the old  certificates of $1 each may surrender  them and obtain certificates representing their interest in the present shares  of $10 each has been limited to May  15th, 1906. All holders of the old  certificates should, therefore, send them  in for exchange without delay.  Remit .906 Taxes On Miners'  Union Hall.  At Wednesday's bi-weekly meeting  of the city council there were present  Mayor Rumberger and Councilmcn  Oxley, Kane, Marshall and McKenzie.  In view of the fact that Phoenix-  Miners' Union N0.8 assisted materially  in grading Aetna avenue in excavating  for ihe new $20,000 hall, the council  decided to remit the city taxes on the  building tor the year 1906. It was  also decided to make a grant of $100  to the Dominion Day celebration to  be held here this year, and to do some  work on Aetna avenue, so that there  may be an approach to the new Deane  block, the new Burns block, Cottage  hotel, etc., on that street.  Following are the accounts   ordered  paid on recommendation ofthe finance  committee:  McRae Bros., & Smith, Ltd.  D. A. Bannerman   D  L. Mclntominey   Dominion Express Co......  Bank of Montreal '.  Canadian Rubber Co.   ....'.'  Cameron & Hufif.   Josias Thompson and S.   Mc-  Cague   N. Lemicux   APRIL OUTPUT  HOLDS UP  Boundary Mines Shipped 107,'  000 Tons.  COMING AND GOING  Granby  Tonnage  Than Usual.  Smaller  $ *  80  2  OO  12  OO  I  20  197  .5  3��  OO  7'  OO  119  OO  90  OO  OVER $1,000 ALREADY SUBSCRIBED.  Boundary Customs (or April.  The following are the official returns from the various customs offices  for the month of April, as received by  R. R. Gilpin, the chief collector at  Grand Forks:  Grand Forks $ .97��  Greenwood    2,825  Midway    1.537  Phoenix    ��,i53  Carson. . .  Cascade...  Keremeos  Sidley..  Osoyoos...  '33  75  64  49  25  Total for district $7,833 54  FIsanc'al Success of Dominion Day Celebration  ii Assured.  Wednesday evening a meeting of  those actively interested in celebrating  Dominion Day here this year, was held  in the large room in the city hall,  Chairman Shea, Secretary McJiachran  and most of the members of the com  mittees being present. The executive  committee reported that in a few hours  business men had subscribed $931,  with a nmber yet to be seen. Messrs.  Hower, Chisholm and McDonald were  appointed a committee to see the city  council, then in session, regarding a  subscription, and the committee  reported that the council had  granted them $roo for the celebration.  The secretary was authorized to  write to any and all concerns in any  way interested in this camp, giving  them'an opportunity to sbscribe, in  order that none should feel slighted  in the matter. John Mclnnis was  appointed to the committee on sports  in place of Mr. McPherson.  The secretary was also directed to  secure all necessary stationery for the  celebration, including advertising stationery, for the general use of business  men, and the meeting adjourned till  Thursday evening, May  17th.  Following are the chairmen  several committees in charge  various events:  Hose Racing, O. N. Galer.  Base    Ball    Tournament,  Sherbino.  Drilling Contests, John Mclnnis.  Horse Racing, W. R. Williams.  Log Rolling, R. V. Chisholm.  Caledonian Sports, H. A. Munro.  April's output from the various  mines of the Boundary district holds  up the 1906 average pretty well, notwithstanding the fact that the Granby  Co.���Boundary's greatest metal producer���has been running lighter this  month, owing to the repairs and enlargements going on at one or more of  the furnaces in the battery of eight.  During the 30 days of the past month  our mines sent out 107,000 tons of  ore. Comparing the output for the several months of this year, we have the  following figures:  January  104,378 tons.  February; ....    105,429   "  March ...112,638   "  April 107,798   "  of  of  the  the  M.  SUCCESSFUL MAY DAY ENTERTAINMENT.  Presbyterian   Church  Crowded With aa  Interested Audience.  The May Day entertainment and  concert given by the Ladies' Aid of  St. Andrews Presbyterian church last  Wednesday evening was an artistic and  financial success, the church being  crowded for the occassion, and the  net results being over $50. Excellent  music was furnished by Messrs. Almstrom, Cramer and Thompson, while  Mrs. Boucher, Mrs. Brown Mrs. Gordon and Mr. Thompson were accom  panists. The vocal solos, duet and  recitations were much appreciated, the  children in their drills showed evidence  of pains taking care, and the closing  dialogue made a hit with all present.  Following was the programme in   full:  Instrumental music Orchestra  Vocal solo    Robert Thompson  Shadow drill Fight little girls  Vocal solo Geo. D. Turner  Recitation Bertha Heidman  Vocal solo Mrs. J. E. Mills  Recitation,  "How   my    Grandmother  Danced the Minuet". Jean Crawford  Duet. .Mrs. Routhier and I. Crawford  Solo,"Little Black Me". Helen Gordon  Vocal solo Mr. Jackson  Broom Drill Twelve girls  Instrumental music Orchestra  Dialogue; "Dr. Gertrude Mason, M.D,  Railway Work West ol Midway.  Nearly 2000 men are at work on  the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern  railway, and the grade is being pushed  forward as rapidly as possible between  Midway and Molson. A 200 foot  tunnel is being driven six miles west  of Midway, in Myers creek canyon,  and this should be completed early in  June. Considerable work remains to  he done on both sides of the valley in  the neighborhood of Midway, the line  crossing the valley on a 900 foot trestle, to be built. Two miles beyond  the Myers creek valley another tunnel  350 feet long is being driven. Heavy  work was encoutered along Rock creek  and Anarchist Mountain. One cut  completed north of the international  line involved the removal of 62,000  cubic yards of earth, and another  south of the line and near Molson  measures 70,000 cubic yards.  Total, 41110s 430,243   "  Granby's output for April, 68,503  tons, is nearly 5,000 tons less than for  either February or March, but May is  likely to see it close to 80,000 tons.  B. C. Copper's April output, 17,668  tons, is larger than any month this  year, being 1,000 tons more than for  March. As this smelter must close in  a short time to permit of extensive enlargements, for two or three months  the Boundary total is likely to be temporarily smaller. The Dominion Copper output for April, 20,000 tons, is  also larger than any previous month.  The several mines shipped ore in  April as follows :  Mine. Tons.  Granby Co    68,503  B. C. Copper:  Mother Lode 17,668  Emma    1,360  Dominion.Copper.:   ���'.;-.-���  Brooklyn-Stem. .... 14,622  Rawhide '..   1,049  Sunset. ..   4i33l  19,028  Rambler . .  Strathmore.  Preston ...  Providence.  Skylark  20,002  35  So  30  60  70  April Total 107,798  Boundary's copper lodes are well  known to be low grade, but an  average of 25 pounds of copper per  ton of ore is believed to be on the  conservative side. Figuring on this  basis, there was produced 2,694,840  pounds of pure copper from Boundary  mines in April, or at the rate of more  than 32,000,000 pounds per annum.  At market prices the April output  would be worth not far from $500,000  for copper alone, or with the gold and  silver valves, something in excess of  that amount.  April School Report.  Following is a report of the Phoenix public school for the month of April,  as furnished by C. L. Thornbur, the  principal: Total daily attendance,  1238; total actual attendance, i_o6*_;  average daily attendance, 65.15; average actual attendance, 63.49; pupils  actually attending during the month,85.  ,.' Tames T. Russell went ever to Nelson Tuesday, on a business trip.  Mrs. W. S. Macy returned Sunday  from a several weeks' visit in Walla  Walla, Wash.  J. E. Carter, a former operator here,  has been again installed a telegrapher  in the local office of the C.P.R.  F. L. Elkins, of Greenwood, Boundary agent for the Sun Life of Canada,  spent a couple of days in the city this  week.  Robert Densler, of Spokane, an old  timer in this section, came in on Monday's train, to look after his mining  interests.  James Fisher, who is interested in  Wellington camp, and also in East  Kootenay oil fields, was in the city  this week.  Mrs. YV. H. Covert returned Sunday  to her home in Grand Forks, having  been visiting her daughter, Mrs.Water-  ford Reed.  Neil McCallum, district agent for  the Mutual Life of Canada, of Grand  Forks, was in the city two or three  days this week.     .  Thomas Roderick returned Thursday from a several weeks' trip to the  Similkameen, where he was looking  after his mining interests.   ���  William Biner arrived from Calgary  Saturday, and has accpted a. position  with his father in the establishment of  the Phoenix Brewing Co.  John B. Boyle returned Sunday  from a five weeks' visit to Victoria.  Mrs. Boyle and little daughter will remain there some time longer.  William J. Prendergast and bride  arrived from the east this week, and  have started housekeeping in the home  prepared for them on Spion Kop.  William J. Twiss, coast agent of the  Mutual Life ot Canada, spent a couple  of days in the city, and left for his  Vancouver home Sunday morning.  James Marshall and J. E. W.  Thompson returned Monday from a  ten days' trip to Halcyon Hot Springs.  James Dewer came in the same day.  R. P. Williams, of Rossland, Kootenay-Yale representative of the Jenckes  Machine Co., Sherbrooke, Que., was  here on business yesterday. He reports business good in his line.  W. H. Hargrave, manager of the  Eastern Townships Bank at Vancouver, and Wm. Spier, holding a like  position at Grand Forks, were here  Saturday, on a trip of inspection ofthe  Boundary branches of the bank.  C. E. Legg, conductor on the Great  Northern, who has spent the last few  months in California, returned to the  Boundary this week. He was in  Berkeley at the time of the earthquake,  which was near enough for him to the  center of the seismic disturbance.  Maurice M. Johnson, of Salt Lake  City, consulting engineer of the Dominion Copper Co., and a member of  the board of directors, arrived in the  Boundary Wednesday, and will spend  several days here, discussing enlargements and extensions with Manager  Drummond.  F. W. Thomas, of New York, consulting engineer for the B. C. Copper  Co., has been spending several days  in the Boundary in connection with  the extensive operations of his company. He was met at Spokane by J.  E. McAllister, manager, and F. Keffer,  engineer of the company.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.      M4Y5 ��*  The following table vires the ore shipments of Bouudary mine*   for 1900, lor 1901, 10-  1901. Tor 190J, for 19*4. for 1905, and 1906, as reported to the Phoenir Pioneer���  Past  Week  Mink. Camp.  Qrauby MinM- Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  H   C. Copper Co.  Uother Lode ���.Deadwood  Bonnie Bell.-,.... Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Breoklyn.Stemwudr..PheeuiK  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset ..Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Al_clatau-Jackpot.Weilngtn.  Morrison Deadwood  Ii. C. Mine Summit  K.-eU._ Summit  Bmma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  f Senator Summit  K Brer Fogle Summit  '   Ho. 37 Summit  Reliance��� Summit  Sulphur King .  Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Cold en Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  Big Copper... W. Copper  $ No. 7 Mine Cantral  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Car mi Weat Fork  Sally West Fork  Kamblcr -.West Fork  Providence Providence  Blkhorn Providence  Strathmoic ....Providence  Preston ..Skylark  Prince Henry _ skylark  Skylark Skylark  Last Chance _ Skylark  K. P. D. Mine Skylark  Bay ���.Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro ..Skylark  Creeceat ....Skylark  Helen  -Greenwood  Ruby Bouudary Falls  Republic.... Boundary Palls  Miscellaneous   1900  64.553  ��*7  1901  231,7*2  t.7.i  1901  309.��S*  30 ,9m  19��3  393.718  71, an  190.  54��.7��3  1905       1906  45.J.889 3��>,9J6    15,0.7 ,  5.34��     99.03.    I41.3J*    !3��.��79    <74. .*    17..S67    5S.448     3,13'  .     8o_  550  47.4��5  15.73'  "5.S46  3.33*  19.3*5  "���937  ���S.S37  363  3.1.35��  3.07��  3.15��  1.759  4,586  37.9DO  16,400  3.45��  232  364  33  55.73J  35.108  I.MO  7,455  150  14,811  8.53��  3.��S6  4,747  ..49.  650  9.485  3.0O7  1,833  '.435  1,076  2,150  1,040  785  6*5  150  ��75  665  2,000  3V>  ������'   4*1     160  3,060  890  79  736  3 _  ��� 45   -  319  ��93  400  77��  1.��  .'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'  5��  300  609  167  *55  20  40  9��  80  ���0  5��.'7J  4,556  22,817  S18  5AM  6r4��4  3.2��1  397  85s    < ��    < I    < >    , (  :::::: < ���  3.��J��  Total, tons.    96,600  Smeller treatment���  Granby Co      *3.j��7  B, C. Copper Co -  Dominion Copper Co   3-45*  39��.��oo  330,818  117.6a  J35  508.876  3".34��  148,600  6*0.419  401,921  162,913  132.57��  586  4'  76  360  15  So  ��5  18S  <���  O  ���  60  75��  500  839,808   9J3.54*  4JH.547  6_7,o.l  210..V  596,252  210,484  J��,.3��  .8  .30  !..��5.  -��7,47t  <>7..._-  74.0. 1  15.033  J.573  4.4"  fy Total rttduc��d *3,3*.   14��.4W   4**.*.��  697,404    837,6*6   981,877  449,<��j2    33,0.7  ������' ;i  **m&mBi&BBgS3835fisS& THE PHOENIX PIONEER  X--r:-4X:m-  ::-:.^X-::i:-W  yXrmUlW-  ���xxmxxm  wxxm  $���*:::';.%%  iplf  .  ..     .i.;!:i;'.i. '  �����#1.11  ixmMm  liilli.  ������-�� ,1.1  m  &���  ''���:' 'IIpi.  pmi  ������������">: f ���{. i'.;'t|  "',���.���'���" >:.V-J. ..,- ife ���  ���^'-.���.���������������>|3;.r;.��iS  .;..������������.���...;���;��� A,3j>s  r-'f-./fijl<,-*.. fe  ifjttf:  il^.:jj'.:#-  _^.J|?Mift  . . . .i#if.||I  .. .. . 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WHAT EDITORS SAY  An Easv Mark..���Mark Twain got  a kiss for every time he wrote his autograph for the Vissar girls the other  day, and the last heard of the old man  he was sending out for more pens.���  Montreal Star.  : at raoBMix. a. c  W.B. WILLCOX. Manaqc*.  t-_.i_...w_____. i Boaineaa office No. n.  Telcpkoaca j MaDagCT., residence. No. 1$.  Plenty of Candidates.���In answer to a querry, Berry, formerly the  English executioner, states that not  one of the 900 persons whom he hanged was a total abstainer. Now-will  you keep sober ?���Golden Star.  ���UHSCJUI-TIONS IK  1DV1XC1.  :���"' ��r Tear   Six Months..  .._....._...��.00   t.JS  If Ton are not a anbaer ber to this paper, this  ' aalnrltatloc to routo become one.  ': i Adrertlsmg rsitea Inrntsheo on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cents per line.  Post weekly Insertions constitute one month's  a >��ert slag.  <utJ!Q Uj  LABEL>  1906      MAY.  1906  Sit. H. t. T����i. W*4.   Tk*. . r..  '**..  ���    I        ���    ��   -'   -:3.'-''.-4  S  6      7      8      9    10 11  12  13    14    15    t6      .   1*  J9  20    21    22    23    24 25  26  27 -28    29    30    31  Sometim es Dangerous. ��� The  business men of some of our towns are  beginning to realize that a newspaper,  like a loaded gun, while handy, becomes a dangerous thing in the hands  of some people.���Blairmore Times.  One Way to Move Her.���The  terminal city certainly has it bad.  "Move her! move her' Who ? Vancouver!" shrieked the World in great  red letters clear across the front page  the other day. How would a castor  oil cock-tail do?���Vernon Okanagan.  The Nelson Daily News has started  its fifth year, and is a better paper today than when it was started. It is  the best daily in Canada published in  a town of similar size.  Graiters at Ottawa.-���The proposed Sunday Observance act in Canada is a distinct ��� blow at the liberty of  the people. ��� - If the majority of the  politicians at Ottawa were not grafters,  seeking to hold theii positions, by  pandering to the narrow views of their  constituents, they' would' throw su. h  tyrannical legislation in the waste  basket.���-Lowery. Claim. j  Where OW Residents  Hare  Gone and Wbat  They Are Dolox.  James Punch is now farming in the  Lillooet country.  Wm. Dickman, locator of the Providence mine, now   lives  at   Rockville,  Wis.   ���..'���"-  I. Robert Jacobs, formerly of Greenwood, is said to be doing well for himself at Cobalt.  "Papa" Kaiser, who owned the Commercial hotel at Eholt for years, is now  a resident of Spokane.  John Stevens, locator of the Victoria and other claims of the Granby  group, is now a resident of Victoria.  Richard Plewman, who went broke  with the Winnipeg Mines, Ltd., is now  said to be a commercial traveller out  of Winnipeg.  Mrs. S. A McCormack, for years in  Phoenix, is located in the new boom  town of Manhattan, Nevada, and has  done well down there.  James Schotield, one of the Boundary old timers, and locator of the  Stemwinder, Emma and other claims,  is living in Lancashire, England.  George E. Breakenridge, formerly a  resident of Phoenix for years, but for  some time in Tucson, Arizona, is now-  down in Guadalajara, Old Mexico.  John Riordan, for years secretary of  Phoenix Miners' Union No. S, is still  in Chicago, where he is in the office of  the Industrial Workers ofthe World.  George R. Wynkoop, the first merchant that Phoenix ever had, has had  ups and downs since leaving here, and  the last heard of hira he was in Seattle.  H. T. Pemberton, manager of the  Montreal & Boston Consolidated, when  it was making history, is now said to  be doing well selling .Marconi Wireless  shares in California.  Victor Monnier, at one time in business in Cascade and Phoenix, now resides in 'Frisco, occupying a responsible position as confidential man with  a large grain concern.  Claude Bannantyne, for a couple of  years engineer, and assayer at the  Snowshoe mine, was last heard of as  being with the Dunderland Iron Ore  Co., at Gu!dsmedvik-i-Ravin, Norway.  J. F Hemenway, for years chief  clerk in the Granby mines office here,  and last year with the Lewis & Clark-  fair management at Portland, is now  living in Portland, but expects to go to  PROVINCIAL.  ��� o  Enderby will celebrate on the 24th  of May.  - Revelstoke  is u> have  a  24   mills  assessment this year.  Michigan lumbermen have secured  fine limits at Violin Lake.  Work is being started by the C, P.'R.  on its $100,000 steamer for Lake  Okanagan.  It is claimed that at least a million  fruit trees have bee.i set out in the  Okanagan this season.  Six men were killed and six wounded recently by an explosion on the V.,  V. & E., neai  Midway.  British Columbia timber is attracting many Americans, and a large  amount of capital is being invested.  Kelowna had a $17,000. fire last  week, v.ith $4,500 insurance. The  sawmill is in ashes for the third time,  and the town narrowly escaped.  . Since coming under the Dominion  supervision, the defences at Esquimau  are to undergo radical changes, among  which, the clearing of ihe harbor of its  mines.  The result of Miss Agnes Dean  Cameron's controversy with ihe detriment of education at Victoria, was the  suspension of htrr teaching certificale  for three years. She was principal of  one of the Victoria public . chools.  banking business entrusted to our keeping  receives the most careful attention.  EASTERN   TOWNSHIPS  HEAD    OF.CC:  SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Fiptv-Thjie t Bbanchbs in Canada.  Correspondents In all parts ofthe World.  c . nno 000     I     wm. FAHwei_.. President.  ff/aoO.OoS     I     IAS. MACK.NNON, Gen'l Mgr.  . CAPTAL,  RESERVE,  Savings Department.  A. B. HOOD, Manager  Phoenix Branch.  P.  0.  8ox  56.  Phoenix Market.  'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & GQ, Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Choice Line of Fresh and Cared Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive  Prompt Attention.  Stomach    Troubles.  Mrs. Sue Martin, .in 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.  Markets at Greenwood. Grand Forks, Midwav,  Eholt ami  nil  the  oilier  principle Citie�� and Towns in B.C., Alberla and Yukon.  HeadouarterB: Headquarters for Bonndarv :  NELSON, B.C. (. REKNvVOOI), B.C.  I. H; HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary I'um.ic.  Cable A-*drc��s :       HAM.KTT.  S Bed fold M'Neil's  Motelufc & Neul'a  ..fiber's.  Ortenwood, B. c  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PAKJ.OKS '  and BATHROOM.  1 -IOKNIX, H. (J.  KingEdward Lodge, No.3.  F.and a.M.  Hotel Balmoral  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave  KcKiilurconmiuutcallnii . ��� ...     _  ond rituraday of each mom Sc  Hnirr_ent meethiKS ascalled- __.  Hall, ...Hale lllock. ' '"0"  U.MORRILL.        R. B. B0CCH1'.. , M.���  Secretary.  W.K,  I. O. O. F.  SNOWSHOK LOUck No.<  Meets every Monday livening at Miner.'Msii  Vi. Itinjc brethren cordially Invited.  Chas. McCagne, N. (i  Oko. R. Mkad, Rec. Btc'y.  Marcus Martin, |'er. Fin. B.e>  SHO^rLlNE  ��� G^^ood stage Line  1  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m.  ..30 p. in.  Standard Time  Chai.e In Time oa C P.I.  Sunday, May 5, the C.P.R. summer  Two Fiddlers.���Nero, who was a  violinist, fiddled as Rome bumed, records history. Mayor Schmitz, of  San Francisco, is a violinist of repute;  but he "hung up the -fiddle and the  bow" when the calamity struck Sari  Francisco, and went bravely to work  to aid the sufferers and check the adr  Vance of the flames. We would rather  be a Schmitz once - than a Neru a  thousand times.���Vancouver World,  i  ���Nearly every city or town in the  west that is putting forth special well  directed efforts to make its advantages  better known, is- reaping somebenefit  therefrom.    The leaven is working.  ��The legislature of Alberta ; has  settled the much mooted question of a  permanent location for the capital of  the new province, and settled it in  favor of the temporary location���Edmonton. It looks like a fair selection  for the entire province.  More strength than anticipated is  being manifested for the Lord's Day  Observance bill, now before the house  at Ottawa. It appears that smelters  will be excepted from the provisions of  the bill. 'I'he bill may have good  features, but it has yet to be demonstrated that people can be legislated  into being good- There will be some  great changes in the make up of the  average of humanity before that can  be accomplished.  -Not If as Rich is Racket.Her.  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 re?  ���duced'.-with water and sweetened, is  pleasant to take. Every family should  be supplied with it. Sold by all drug  gists.    "���    '  B.CMINING  Patrick Burns, the cattle king, has  announced his intention of building a  home at Victoria.' He doubtless  selected that point because of its dyed  in-the-wool somnolency, a place where  he would not be troubled and annoyed  by the noise and rush of the maddening throng. But, after all, Victoria  has joined the boosting column with  one of those roo.ooo clubs, and is  actually awakening from its Rip Van  Winkle sleep. . So Pat may change his  mind.         .   San Francisco is gradually rising  from its ashes, and bids fair, from reports sent out, to be indeed a city  beautiful when the rebuilding is completed. Meantime many great problems are being worked out there in  taking care of the thousands of people  rendered penniless and homeless by  the earthquake and fire. The city of  the Golden Gate will beyond doubt be  a scene of tremendous activity for  years to come���if not visited by another trembler.  -o  1  a -^ ������~���o  The Silver King mine at Nelson has  resumed shipping.  The Frank zinc smelter is-expected  to be in operation about June 1st.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 6,780 tons, making 107,065 tons;  for the"year.  A. hydraulic: mining-company has  been formed in Asncroft with a capital  of $250,000 to operate mines'on Cunningham Creek, near Barkerville.  Frederic Keffer, engineer for the B.  C. Copper Co., Ltd., Greenwood, was  recently elected vice-president of the  Canadian Mining Institute for a term  of two years.  The Western Fuel Co. is credited  with securing a $7,00,000 option on a  bunch of anthracite coal claims, located  on Graham island; one of the Queen  Charlotte group.  What is said to be the largest hoisting plant in British Columbia is being  planned for the Centre Star and War  Eagle mines at Rossland, to be operated through the former.  Making Shareholders Glad.  The prospector locates the prospect.  The prospect attracts the promoter.  The promoter and prospector secure  the claim. The claim furnishes the  basis for a stock company. The stockholders, found through the efforts of  the promoter, provide the money. The  money, under the supervision of proper  officers, develops the prospect .into a  mine. The mine furnishes the ore,  which, properly handled, is turned into  money. The money so secured, after  payment of operating expenses, is the'  source from which is paid the dividends that make glad the hearts of the  stockholders. Such should be the history of each mining investment, remarks the Sandon Mining Standard.  Alaska.  S. F. Parrish, manager of the B. C.  mine in the hey day of its glory, and  afterwards manager of the LeRoi mine,  now makes headquarters at Denver,  and is consulting engineer for large  mining concerns.  R. B Kerr, for years city solicitor  of Phoenix, but who has spent the last  year in Oakland, Calif., and has been  stumping that state for the Socialists,  expects to return to British Columbia  with Mrs. Kerr and settle down in  Femie.  Norman H. Slack, at one time acting manager of the E. T. Bank in  Phoenix, is now manager of the bank's  branch at Acton  Vale,   Quebec, while  A. S. McCaw and A. Morkill, also  formerly of Phoenix, are with the head  office at Sherbrooke, Que.  John Dorsey, who came into the  Boundary with the C.P.R. railway construction, had hotels at Coryell, Hartford Junction, etc., and went broke in  some mining schemes in Summit  camp, is now once more on the top  wave with some copper claims located  in the Bulkley valley in this province.  W. S. Fletcher, at one time in the  drug, sawmill, and other businesses in  Greenwood, is now trying to float land  shares in a cement factory yet to be  built in Tulare county, California. M  E. Miller, also formerly of Greenwood,  is associated with Fletcher in Los  Angeles, where the Times recently  gave the company a free two column  write-up.  ��� ��� ���  '' j  Sclailca   Cared   After    Twenty   Veare   ol  Torture.  For more that twenty years Mr.   J,  B. Massey, of 3322 Clinton St., Min.  neapolis, 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 scia?  tica or rheumatism why not try a 25-j  cent bottle of Pain Balm and see for  yourself how quickly it relieves the  pain.    For sale by all druggists.  Mine Manager Ralglug Fruit.  Reports from Vernon state that FJ  A. Hewer, of Rossland, and J. E. McAllister, manager of the B. C. Copper  Co., Greenwood, have bought the fine  property of F. Pow, at Rainbow, six.  teen miles down the lake. It is the  intention of the new owners of the  Rainbow ranch to go into fruit raising  on a large scale. Fifty acres of trees  will be put out at once, and next year  very much more. Mr. Hewer was formerly a well known mine manager at  Rossland, but has also had some ex?  perience'in fruit culture, and will, with  his family, reside on the ranch, which  is over 900 acres in extent. The price  paid was a good one.  time schedule will take effect, the  double trancontiriental fast service between Montreal and Vancouver with  complete equip mc-ni of coaches diners,  tourist and standard sleepers, will be  resumed. The main line connection  from the Kootenays west from Revelstoke and east from l.unmore Junction  will be with the favorite train, the Imperial Limited. From Vancouver the  magnificent S.S. Princess Victoria: will  will make the through trip to Seattle  via Victoria. I ocally in the Kootenays  the boat service will be resumed on  Columbia river and or. Kootenay lake  on the same schedule as last year and  a'through sleeper will be operated  daily between Arrowhead and Vancouver for the accommodation of Kootenay passengers. Trains will leave  Phoenix at 3:15, p.m., arriving at 3 p  m. except Sundays.  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  .J.'S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  BEGINNING FEB. r5, 1906.  TOURIST  hmo Union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST  Via  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Dailv.  Steamship ti.:keta to Europe ami otLei  lort'i'tfri countries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kffectlve Nov. j_ 19cj  Arrlv<:  Uilly  I  CHiirch Services Tomorrow |  ��J^����^>>>^>J��^r*_^��^>>J*^_^��_^_.t  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  hi., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. evening service 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening at 7:30 Junior League. A cordial  invitation to all these services. Rev.  C. Wellesley Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Preaching Service tomonow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school'and'Bible  class at 2:30 p.m.' A cordial welcome  toall.   ;Rev.   Samuel   Lundie,: Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our I.ady 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  diction,    7:30   p.m Father   J.    A.  Bedard. O-M.I. Pastor.  Church of England-Services, 1 stand  3d Sunday in each month, 3:30 p.m.,  by Rev. J. Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR BETWEEN  SEATTLE and CHICAGO  .   ��la;the;  G*cat   Northern   Railway  "The Comfortable Wa/1:  Route of the famous Oriental Limited  For detailed information apply to :r. ���..."'".'     : -  M.M. Stephens, Agent, \ or S.G.Yerkes, A.GJ? .A.  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle,Wash.  7.3ja.m. FAST MAIL���Tu and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Farm.  ln_tou Garfield i olfm Pull.  . man, "Moacow, ���Poincroy,  WaiUltiilK, Daylon.V.'alia  Walla. Pcii'l eton. Baker City  and all point.. Ha��t.. _ S oo  1:30 p. in. KXPRKSS��� hot Kariniugt011  G��rliclit. Colfax, Pullman  Moscovr.f.ewiatou,Portland  San . rmici-co, Maker City  an-Tall pointa KAST.  KXI'KKSS ��� Prom all point.  Ka.st, Raker City, San Hrau-  ciKO, Portland. Colfax, Car-  field unci Varinltixtoit_ ii.i.a.m  ���Kxcepl Sunday.  .SIIOKT LINK TO CA J.I.OI.NIA.  Shu Frnnt .8t:t>-PortiamI I.mitt:.  Sle-liier.   .ail from Aiuawortll doc_,   ..rtliud  _t _ p  iu. aiid from Spear Street wharf, SanHr.n  cinco  at 10 ft. 111. every five.daya.  Hor  fuitlicr  Information   a.   to rutcs, unit  I rain. . equipiucut,etc.,addrcaa  CKO. J.  MOIII.KK.Gcueral Agent,  Uiverside Ave.. Spoaanc. ��'<ih  "��� *_  ASK YOUR   DEALER FOR  "Kurtz's Own"  "Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish'Blossoms'  Union Made Cigars.  Manufactured By  KURTZ'S   PIONEER  CIGAR   FACTORY  148 Cordova St. W���  VANOUVER   .   .   ac.  the comfortable: way.  S. F. & N. RY.  ���Daily  Leave  Sore 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 the1  child to nurse. Many trained nurses  use this salve with the best results.  Price. 25 cents per box. Sold by J,B.  Boyle.  9:00 a.m.  PHOENIX  Spokane. Seattle,  Kverett, Belllnghain  Vancouver Victoria,  and all - Coaat  points.... 1...._   9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  0:00 a.m.  Bx. San.  Spokane, Fernie,  Winnipeg, 8t. Paul,  MlnneapolU   .rand Forks, Republic,' Curler., Marcus aud Ferry (Midway) ,  Korthport, Kossland  Nelson _.,..   Kaslo, Handoii....  6:35 p.m  6:25 p.m.  6:25 p.m.  6:35 p.m  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  ' a'-DAlt.Y ovrnLANo th. ih�����a  From   Spokane for   YTiunlpeic, St.  Paul,  Minneapolis,   St. Louis    Chicago and all I  points east.  Fpr complete Information,   rates,   berth]  reservations, etc., call on or address,  M. M. 8TKPHENS. Agent.  Pho.n__'  8 G. VBKKES.A. O.P.A.,  SealtleJ  Phoenix Livery Stable  William R. Matheson, Pro?.  Fv^rvihifiiF N_��w CARRIAGES AND other rigs  L.Y&lJlJllIIg HWtT   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.  Phoenix  Shoe Shop.  All   Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  ��� INK BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE   TO   ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'   a Nl) PKOr-  PECTORS'SHOES   A   SPKCIAI.TV.  ���-In,11   on    Doiiiliiiuii  .. venue.  Averafe Prices ot Copper.  ���New Vork���  Klectrolytlc. Lake.  ��XsS_sXS��_  If You Do Not Read The  PHOENIX PIONEER  And Boundary Mining Journal  You will not keep up-to-date on the progress  ofthe  Great Boundary Mining District  In British Columbia.  The Boundary has produced pre 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 4,003  tons of copper-gold ore daily.  The Pioneer  is  entirely  different  from   any  other  It is published in the heart of this marvellous  mineral belt at only $2 per annum. To any one interested here it is worth" five times as much. Make all  money orders payable to  Month.            .904    1905  190.  1906  Jaiuiarv 12 410 15 05  12.553  ! . 12.1  February... 1_.063 15.010  12 2^5  15.136  March  .     ..12.1S.3 15.20;.  12 250  15 (Mo  April     12922 14 918  13.120  15 040  May 12.758 14 627  13 000  1-.S20  lime 12.209 1 ..1.73  12.399  1...12  July i2 279 U.SSH  12 500  1...1.05  August 12.1.42 16.79  12 .08  16.73  September.. 12.494  15 !��..  12.020  15.5*78  October 12 994 lti.Iifi  13.117  I..44  November ..14.283 16.080  14.465  16.86  December . .14.0.X) 18.400  14,850  12.99*1  18.28  Year 12.820   Latest Mining   Slock (  Inoiilioo  _. KltH  i.  ��� ID  AlilC! lean Boy  ���.  1  >x  Hen H _r _..  3.  jK  BlscJr Tail  _   _  1  B.C. Copper ���   - ����5��  ��9(��  Canadian Oold Fields   ���       7��  .!.  Cariboo, Camp McK (cx-div.)   >H  A'  Center Star   .         .6  40  Crow. Nr��t p��*_ Conl_    C. M. & S. Co. ofC_ii_ ���..  ..13* on  lo c)  Denoro Mines. _   9  1  Dominion Copper   ...      JO  <5  Klk horn-Boundary.....   3��  )_  Fairviei...   1  VIsher Maiden _ _    1  ��� Haul    .  1  Orauby Consolidated. _ ...  .��IJ   CKl  in yi  International Coal��� _   .4  i"  Jumbo   3'  5'  Morning (ilory    1  Mountain Lion.   4  Montreal St Boston   North Star, (B. K.)   Payne _....���_   ���  u  1  Quilp_ ���       i  4  Rambler-Cariboo     38  ��?,.  San Poll              J.  'X  .ullivau   .  3  St. Eugene   Tom Thuran   .   . 1 "5  1 or  j  1  War t!_gle Consolidated   ������      ' .,  a>  Waterloo (Asa  Paid) ���   iM  White Bear  ���_ ���.  iri  3  COLUMEIIiirCOLIlEGL  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  paper  PIONEER  PUBLISHING  CO.,  PHOENIX.  Sample copy sent on application.  B. C.  _ .���>.- ��������____^%X!__nai_rc._i_r_'.*r.L��u_^  *_��i��!raiP?!Bis^8&,j*r*  ~    isi&.��v__i .i)____fee_t%<_>_��T_  ^^___3��'-��_r j- * v*  B_ft&  Provides a Christian home forHiml-  ents of both _exes at moderate riiif".  Has a preparatory claae (or junior aliments, doinic grade public scbool work.  Does high school work, confers all l"K"  school privileges, ami prepares for teachers'examinations. Teaches all branf;l>��  of a Practical Business Course and t_ivcl!  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education i��  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladii-s  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. I�� u'".'  voraity work, can take students tlirouj:li  the complete Arts Course, and tli�� degree of B.A. can be obtained from 'lor-  <i��fo University, which the collet ,fl in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sippereil, B.A..B.D .Princi-  Pal:or Rev. J. p. Bovrell. Burnar.  WANTED.-MEN AND WOMEN WITH  common-school education, that arc ttrea 0  worklntr tor small w��Bes, to qualify as *ttla'i���r  ���d writers or show_ortl. writers through our  Instruction by mail. Prices low: terms cosy. "��  books to buy. Send for circular, statlntr where  you saw this ad and which position you wnnt.  INT_Bl.AT10l.AI.    COtta__POI.DKNCE   SC110O. 8.  Horantoa( Pa.    $wmmM 13  III  ���w  ^__��  _S  _��  __  _  ._  _  J  fffSB FBOlOfES PStHffiBffi.  THK success of pastry  depends upon tho  flour. Bread and pastry  must be more than merely appetising; they must  be wholesome, digestible,  nourishing.  I'he flour depends  upon the; wheat and the  way it is milled.  Royal Household Flour  spring  toi  is made from  wheat only. It is mill  by the newest and best  machinery. It is purified  by electricity.  Use it and you get  bread not only light, crisp  and appetising, but also  wholesome.digestible and  nourishing.  You will better your  baking by buying Ogil-  vie's Royal Household  Flour from your grocer.  Ogilvie Hour Mills ������., Lid.  MeatrcaU  "ORilvie's .Book for a Cook,"  contains 130 pugei of excellent  recipes, some never published before. Your grocer, can UU you  how to get It FREE.  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MURDOCK -MclNTYRE, Prop.  25  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies.  As there is no  Harncss'Shop in ' either Greenwood or Grand Kor ks, have stocked up  _    with   Harness  Parts.  ���Sadler Lake Ice  Delivered !��� Order  rrompt   Attention  to    orders  hi uoy  hour of day or night.  Phoenix, B. C  umM��'*���*����  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,  jts sales exceed that of all others. The only  Beer, and ALWAYS PURE.  1  as.  Boundary Agent  McCreath,  -     ' ���      Greenwood, B. C.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A unn.ii nl Imi.iI/ of nearly a thou.ami paj?es, useful to all and necessary to  inn. t iin-ii .��� ���  11 ��������� 1 1:1 any l.i-anrii nf t  e Copper Industry.  li. furl. ��ili im... muster with the L.ui 11.<1 scientists, ami its language is  ��'n i|\- mill...  .0 nl by .lie t-v.ry ilny m *.n.  It i* it iluzcn b >ok�� in out-, covering the Hiaiory, Uae8, Terminology, Geog-  I'iipliy, * it'oliiny, (JlitMiii- try, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances aud Statistics of  ���'���!'. ������������. " ��� .  It _iv-.  ilie plain fart,  in pluin Engli-li without ffar or favor.  It li.-u .mil ili-m-iil.i-u _ 8-1. ropper mines and companies, in all parta of the  witIiI, il-sr.ript.ioia ruiiuiiij; .mm two liiu-H to 12 p.igea, according to importance  ni I he pidprrtv.  Tbe CUl'l'KK HANDBOOK, is conceded to Iih the  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  The miner needs the liook for the facta il give, him about mines, mining and  metal.  The inventor nee-la the book for the facts it frive. him about Mining Investments and Copper Statistics.    Hnndreda  of  Swindling  Companies are  er posed  in plain I_iit-ii.li.  Price i_|5.in Buckram, with gilt top; $7.50 in full library morrocco. Will  I" aenl fullv prepaid, on approval, toanv add reus ordered, and may be returned  within a wt-eitoi receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS. 36 Pott Office Block. Houghton   Mich.. U. S. A.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Hade in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which giveB Perfect Work in tl eshortest  time with the greatest ease of   i .ration  Write for Catalog!  PIONEER PUB. CO., Afentt. Phoen.x. B. C.  THE OBSERVATORY  Thihqs Talkbd op at  Home and Kuiwbui  Occasionally the printer man has his  full quota of troubles with the types,  which can be perverse to a degree-land it ��� is. not always the devil's.fault,  either. Last week the Pioheernstated  that the sum. of ,$7,500 had ; been  raised for ai 24th of May celebration at  Midway. Of 'course,- it was an- error,  one of the regrettable kind, a figure '7  having, in some unaccountable manner,  been substituted for the'figure 1. The  Midway folk' did well, however, to  raise $1,500 for their annual event,  and there can be no question but that  the people of the Boundary will be  there in force to help them celebrate  the anniversary of the Good Queen's  birth���and Phoenix "will send its full  delegation.  MS  Henry S. Turner, at one time editor  of the Cascade Record, the Greenwood  Tinies and Phoenix Pioneer, and|  founder of the Grand Forks Sun,  writes from San Francisco to say that  out of 100 printing establishments in  that city, only three escaped the earthquake'and fire;' and that his was one  of the fortunate ones, although the  Federal- and -municipal authorities  practically took charge of his office for  the time being. Mr. Turner and  family, also. fortunately escaped the  calamity, but at the time of writing  stated tbat his nerves had not yet gotten . used 1 to ; the seismic disturbances  thereabouts.:  No wonder.  "BUCK   BRAND"  OVERALLS  Best for the West.  UNION MADE BY YOUR OWN  COUNTRYMEN.  R__l*T-_-0 TMDl   _MMft  REFUSE ALL SUBSTITUTES.  Manufactured and Sold Wholesale by  Win. J. McMastei��& Sons, l^.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Raffle (or Upright Piano.  M.   H.   Roy  states   that   he   will  shortly hold   a   raffle   for   an   upright  piano,   at   the   Butte   Hotel,   where  tickets can be obtained.  Perhaps you do not know it, but  the Job Department of the Pioneer  can and does turn out anything that is  manufactured with paper and ink.  Remember us on that next order.  If these lines should meet the eye of  Supt. J. S. Lawrence, ofthe C.P.R. at  Nelson, he might take notice that' he  will receive the thanks ofthe teamsters  hereabouts if he will have the. railway  crossings between Phoenix and the  Winnipeg mine put in passable condition. At present some of them are a  disgrace to Canada's greatest railway.  ���MS  The city has spent a bunch of money  putting in.a flume for Twin creek from  Second   to Church street���-which is a  decided improvement.    . But there are  those who think   some sort of a sewer  system should have been provided, and  will   be   required    ultimately.    It   is  claimed that for about $15,000 a main  sewer could be .built, with septic tanks  at some :point below the city, and that  debentures to do the work could easily  be floated.  ���  '  Citizens   and   taxpayers   are    still  wondering what^ that city team, that  costs something like $50 per month to  keep, was purchased for. Recently  they-were used to haul 12,000 feet of  lumber for the Twin creek'flume. Not  counting the cost of keeping the team,  merely the time of those employed at  the time, that lumber hauling, according to. records, was an ��� expense ol  about $19 to the city. The hauling  could have been contracted for at $1  per thousand ��� feet,,"which would have  saved the corporation just $7 on that  one job alone if it had not been the  proud possessor of a team. It would  have been cheaper to have left the  team in the stable.  .   MS  The Toronto Globe says that a  fierce boom is now on at Cobalt, that  every one there has the mining fever  in its worst form, and that every one  has the chance of being gold bricked  or sandbagged by others who have  everything to gain and nothing to lose;  that the local paper is free milling in  its editorials, full of pay dirt in its ads,  has high grade ore in its poetry and  has staked its claim to independence  in politics, starting out with 500 free  copies. Verily, the people in the cent  belt are coming on.  It is a pity that the whipping post is  not more in vogue, for there are some  that need it sorely. For instance, that  man, Pet<ir Pelton, the Finn that left  his sick wife and three small children  here a few days ago, taking the few  dollars she had, and giving it out that  he was bound for Alaska. The whipping post is too good for an animal of  that calibre, but if he had a good dose  of it, he might get a little humanity  knocked into him with every stroke of  the cat-o-nine tails. The poor woman  is absolutely penniless and ill as well,  being a charge on the province.  ���SO  Next Monday there will be the usual  change of time table on the C. P. R.  for the summer months, the passenger  train arriving at Phoenix at 3 p.m.,  and leaving at 3.15 p.m. AH of which  means that once more, as heretofore in  the good old summer time, it will be  an impossibility to get mail through  from Phoenix to Greenwood, or vice  versa, in one day. it being held over at  Eholt for-24 hours. And this brings  to mind that big surplus that the Grits  boast of in the postoffice department.  Whynhot'������-������use."some of it to handle  mails on the stage between Greenwood  and Phoenix ?  MS       .  \  Peck McSwain, of the Golden Star,  is sometimes a philosopher, and makes  a ten strike, as note the following bit of  gospel truth :  A man stopped us on the street the  other day and said we did not publish  all the news. We should say not/ In  the first place, there's somebody else  depending on us for a living. If we  published all that happened we would  be with the angels. In order to please  the people we must print only the nice  things said of them and leave the rest  to gossip. Yes, it's a fact, we don't  print all the news. If we did, wouldn't  it be spicy reading ? But it would be  for one week only. The next week  you would read our obituary, and there  would be a new face in heaven. All  the news is all right when it is about  the other fellow.  MS  In eastern Canada a new paper has  been started, called "The St. Mary's  and North Middlesex Argus and Review, and Granton, Lucan, Ailsa Craig,  Parkhill and Widder Advocate, and  Lucan and Exeter Gazette." It is reported that on the morning of first  publication, fourteen dead newsboys  were found stretched upon the pavement of the office. They had all  strangled in trying to call Ihe name of  the paper.  M��  An Okanagan editor printed an item  recently which stated that "the man  who is hugging the hired girl had better stop or his name would be published." In a day or two 25 citizens paid  up their subscriptions and told the  editor to pay no attention to the  foolish stories going around.  Thousands of Unpublished Testimonials on -file  Thousands of Chronic Ailments of Women Cured  Every Month.  Disguised   Internal   Catarrh  the Enemy of Women.  Miss Delia Stroebe, Rural Route No.  l,Applcton, Wis., writes: "For several  yearn I was in a run-down condition,  and I could find no relict from doctors  nor medicines.  "I could not enjoy my meals and could  not sleep at night. I had heavy dark  circles about tho eyos.  "My friends were roach alarmed. I  was advised to give Peruna a trial and  After taking six bottles  to my joy 1 began to Improve -with tho  flrstTjottlo.   felt completely cured. ~1 cannot say  too much for Peruua as a medicine for  women in a run-down condition."���Delia  Stroebe.   V  Pe-ru-na, the Only internal  Systemic Catarrh Remedy  Yet Devised.  Cases   In   llliss-  Prominent  tration.  Mrs. W. P. Hoffman, 601 North 6th  street,  Kansas  City, Kans.,   writes:  "Vox eight months I suffered with bearing down pain8,dlzzines., and wretched  headaches. The doctors called It by  different names, but all agreed that!  had female trouble, W-blch was really  the cause of my illness.  '"'        prescribed for mo, and I took  their.m'edicines, but kept getting worse,  until a friend told mo I would never get  well until 1 took Peruna.  .  "Within a week after I started to  take it I felt much bettor and I con-  tinned taking it for two months with  almost marvelous results.  "I am without an ache or pain, feel ten  years younger, and fool that I owe roy  life and happjiess to Peruna."���W. J.  Hoffman.  Tws Versions.  Sing, and the world's harmonious,  Grumble, and things go wrong,  And all the time  Vou are out of rhyme  With the busy, hustling throng.  Kick, and there's trouble brewing,  Whistle, and life is gay,  And the world's in tune  Like a day in June,  And the clouds all melt away.    .  Shmile, und the vorld shmiles mityou;  Laugh, und the vorld vill roar;  Howl, und the vorld will leaf you  Undt nefer come back no more.  For all of us couldn't peen handsome,  Nor all of us vear goot clothes;  But a shmile vas not expensive,  Und covers a vorld of woes.  ���Selected.  JMRXE.n J.ERALD.  128 U.28th JI. INDIANAPOLirriNIX  It It Dinferoui to Neglect 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.  Mrs. E. M. Merald, 128 W. 26th St.,  Indianapolis, Ind., member ot A. D.  Straight Circle ot tbe Ladle* ot the  Q. A. /?., writes: "I am to-day enjoying perfect health, thanks to Peruna.  for nearly four years I goffered with  ovarian troubles.  "The doctor insisted on an operation  as the only chance to get well, but I had  always dreaded an operation and  strongly objected.  "My husband felt disheartened as well  as I, and when a friendly druggist advised him to bring me a bottle of  Peruna he did so, and I started to use it.  "In a short time my health began to  increase, and my aohes and pains  diminished. Within eighteen wueks I  was like another being, in splendid  health.  "Words fail me when I try to toll yon  how glad and grateful I am."���IE. M.  Merald.  Address Dr. Hartman, President of  The Hartman Sanitarium, Colwnbns,  Ohio.  All correspondence held strictly confidential.  ."IRJ. WF HOFFMAN.  SO) Nonth 6thJ., KAN JA. CITY. KANJ.  Mrs. M. Brickner, 99 11 th street,  Milwaukee, Wis., writes: "1 have  strong faith in the efficacy of Peruna  to cure the ills peculiar to women. A  short time ago I found my. condition  very serious. ���  "I had headaches, pains in the back  and frequent dizzy spells, which grew  worse every month.  "I tried two remedies before Peruna,  and was pretty discouraged when I  took the first dose; butmy courage soon  returned as I could see that I was being  benefited, and in less than two months  my health was restored."���M.Brickner.  A reward of $10,000 has been deposited  in the Market Exchange Bank, Columbus, Ohio, as a guarantee that the above  testimonials are genuine; that we hold  in our possession authentic letters certifying to the same. During many  years' advertising we have never used,  in part or in whole, a single Bpurious  testimonial.  Every one of our testimonials are  genuine and in the words of the on*  whose name ia appended.       "THE  MILWAUKEE  ..  ���THE   PIONEER  LIMITED"  CHICAGO.  ST.   PAUL    TO  "Overland   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. ... FORD, Commercial Agent,  Room _, Marble Bank Bids., Spokane Waib.  H. 8. ROWS, General Agent.  134 Third Street. Portland, Oregon.  GRFAT NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix to Chicago, St. Louis, St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, {Causae City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City and Fort William at  first class fare plus $10 tor the round  trip. Selling <lates July 2nd and Auuust  7th, 8th and 9th, and Sept. 8th and 10th,  good for 90 davs, but not after October  31st. 1906 fen days wil; be allowed  from date of sale on going portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, SI. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  Knights of Columbus  Mbetino, Nbw  Haven, Conn., Junk 3kii to 9th.  Selling dates May 24th, 25th and 26th.  Going  transit limit,  June 9th.     Final  return limit, August 31st.  5  ��� ��� ���  ��� ��� ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  V_)k>Thc moil perfectly appointed Health  and Pleasure Resort lu the West, with a com*  pleteayatem of Baths���Including Turkish aud  Russian. Ope* the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are unequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nerrous and Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  illmeuts.  For Blimiuatlug all MetallUPoia.na from the  ..yatem  The grandeur oi the scenery is uuriralled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, likes, waterfalls,  'soatlxig, yachting, fishlug, shooting, czcursic ns  tenuis. Ita winter climate is unsurpassed foi  mildneta. HARRY McINTOSH,  Proprietor.  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OF  THE  PHOENIX    PIONEER  PRICE 25 CENTS.  A  COPY  AND   SEND  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY.  GET  TO  Elks,    Denver,   Colo,  Julv   17th   to  19th, 1906.  Selling date. , July 10th and 15th. Going  Transit limit, Julv 19th.     Final return limit, Sept. 30th,'1906  Odd   Fellows,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Skpt.  12-23, 1906.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Going limit, Sept. 22.    Final  return limit,  Nov. 30th, 19.IG.  Knights of I'i-thiab, New Orleans,  Oct. 15-25th. 1906.  Selling date.,Oct. 7th and 8th. Going  limit, Oct. 16th. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class fare  plus $10  Children of half age will take half the  above rates.  S. G. Ykkkbh, Asst.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M.S-_i-h_sk. Agent  Phoenix, B.C  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading tlotelj)f the Rootenay*  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  Hospital Donations  Lidt of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1005, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  Canb$io R.HorreU  _��._$_ _ J. B. Macaulay  Cashfc  A. F. Berry  BookCase _ A. K. H. Clark  Bed Linen,4dox Hospital Ladies' Aid  Cash I50 _ K  T. Bank  Cash |lo Jas. McCreath  Cash $.5. Canadian Rand Drill Co,  Spring Cot A. B. Hood  M-ple ��yrup _ A Friend  (ieutleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Boyle  Old Linen Mrs. I. Crawford  1 Box Books Mrs. B. A. W. Hodges  Cash $20     A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co_ Full Set Boiler Tubes  Cord Wood F. Buckless  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT1CH.  "Four Paw" and "Little Dalles" Mineral' .aims,  situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICH that I.Isaac H. Hallett, agent  William    J    l'orter,    Free    .Miner's   Ceitlficate  No. B91589, intend sixty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Urants of the ahove claima.  And further take notice that acl'on, under section 37, must be cointttenced before the taauance  of such Certificates cf Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of !.<  lOvembcr, A.D. !���  I. u. B_:  xiSfiftr.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  THROUGH    UTAH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate, Canon of the Grand  Black Canou, Marshall and Tennessee Passes, and the World  ::.���--____Famous Royal Goryc=^~v~"  For   Descriptive  and Illustrated    Pamplets,  write to  vV. C. McBride, General Agent,  134 Third Street PORTLAND, OR.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Old Bird" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of YaleDistrict.Wher��  located:   In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H Hallett, as  agent for William L. C. Gordon, Free Miner's  Certificate No. BS6333, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply lo the Mining Recorder for  a CertiScate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under scc-  tiou 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of April, A.D. 1006  34��� I. H. HALLBTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICB.  "Smilax Fractional" and "Billy Fractional" Min  eral Cla'ms, situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District,    Where Undated: In  Skvlark Camp  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Isaac II.   Hallett,   Free  Miner's Certificate No. B9144S, for myself, and as  agent for Albert H. Ashcrott, Free Miner's Certificate No.   691769,   intend,  sixty days from   the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  kecorrfer for  Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And further take notice that action, under sec*  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Ccrtificatea of Improvements,  Dated this 16th day oTApril, A D. 1906.  34��� I. H   HAI.I.KTT.  ATLANTlCliiUm.  SERVICE  May 19*  New S. S. Empress of Britain  Quebed to Liverpool.  4-DAYS-4  Land to _La.n.d.  Weekly sailings from the St.  Lawrence, express steamers  Saturday, ordinary steamers  Thursday.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  notice.  "Sovereign" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.Where  located:    In Providence cam p.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett. as  agent for George \V. Rumberger, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B91423, and 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  pnrpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice th .t action, under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1906.  I. H. HALLBTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE-  "Bounty Fractional" Mineral   Claim,  situate  in  the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located:  On Wallace Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE tbat I, Isaac   H. Hallett. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B9144.S, lor myself, and as  agent for Thomas T.   Henderson.  Free   Miner's  Certificate No.   US5809, intend,  sixty  days  from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice  that action under section 37, must be commenced  before the i. suance  of such i*ertificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of March, A.D   1906*  I. H. HALLETT.  FOR   lOOG  // you want the best and  ....latest in the line of....  Mob  frittting  Remember that no office in  the Boundary  ��� or elsewhere can   give yovi better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of the  PHOENIX PIONEER  i_HS_>  For rates, folders and tickets apply j  to local agent or to i  E.  \V. Ma lev,  Agent,  Phoenix, B.C.  J.  S. Cartkk, D. P  Nelson. B.C.  J. COVI.K,  A.G.l'.Apt., _  Vancouver, B.C  NEAT . . . .  CLEAN . . .  ATTRACTIVE  That  That  That  PR]  is the kind that pays  is the kind you want  is the kind   WE  DO  l.KOl'   IN   A.NO   SKI  A.  Jt'l.  ;' ��� ::M  ���.. ��� _.S-,;  _.  PIONKKK PU�� CO.  1'HOl.NrX, II. C. TBE PHO_QCrX,JrTOWi!RB.  -#���  'llpfi  T:\Mm.  kXiM  mm  mmm   .....fit-,,  :.:,.:.--.������-���'(; . iviWriK.'  ^���.^/���'���.���..���'.-W ��� ,.:'.������ "05./  ^.vtf~>.m.5.Mft;;;  '^. .��^MjM.i.�� ���:���:  III  _y?.^#��P' :���:  xmmmm-:-  s ?'.:������;. wit ���::���:��� ���  ^Miw .f^-  Invest Your  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Peal  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.  ^y*^^  MINING CLAIMS AM STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho SfocKs Will Bring QuicK Returns.  Will Sell Today;  Granby      .ti.oo  Dominion- _ -    ���.  International Coal    -     -35  Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)         -17  Copper King           <.}_  Oro _>c_oro_...... -   P*  Burke-    oxH  .. ......      .06  Bullion   Happy Day,. -    ��4  HecklR   Idaho Mont. S   Souora (Coeur d*A.)_  Snow Storm   Stuart  ���  Furnace Cr. (Cala.)...  Sullivan-   Skylar    J.   I_.   MAJRTIIV,  Prompt Attention to Corrtspondtnce. Bank Block, Photnix, B. C.  leidlnf Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Cinp  Hotel Balmoral  K_23  Corner Knob Hill Ave., nnd First St..  PHOENIX, B.  C.  New and Op-to-date,  Centrally Located, "  Good Sample Rooms.  J. A  -.MASTER  Proprietor.  m  :!_0fSi3yi3GE��^  IDomtmon IDotel  Lowney'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 $1-75  up, at Binns' Furniture Store.  Take your watch to Dey, the  Jeweler.     He guarantees all repairs.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board ol Trustees.  Business men will be furnished with  envelopes, without charge, advertising  the Dominion Day celebration here.  \V. B. Ferris, of Vancouver, of the  Canada Life, was here on Saturday,  consulting with the local agent, A. S.  Hood. .'"  No store���not even a very small  one���remains "unknown" in this city  one day after it has been advertised in  these columns.  Binns' furniture store th*s   week re- j  ceived a car  load   of tood*  from the  cast,   together  with a hearse, the first  one for Phoenix.  Have you seen the newest in printed stationery, linene.te? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by tbe  Pioneer job department.  There are three reasons why our  brushes are attracting attention.  Quality of goods; lowness of price, and  good assortment.���Thomas I*rug Co.,  Ltd.  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration by Boyle  the Druggist.  For millinery go to Mrs. Gardner,  Hardy building.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at Ins office,  Bank block. May ioth to  r4th  Get a South Bend watch. They  keep perfect time.���Dey, the Jeweler.  Special attention given to Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's.  Sewing machines to rent, $3 per  month. See Miss McDonald,   milliner.  E. Spragget, road foreman, is finishing the wagon road to Franklin camp.  Geo. E. Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all his South Bend and Elgin  watches.  A number of Phoenicians are becoming interested in the East Kootenay oil fields.  Marsh hotel building for rent after  May tst. Apply R. J. Gardner,  Hardy  Block.  Sex; our Early English dining room  suite. The latest finish. Binns* Furniture Store.  Wedding invitations and announoe-  tnents promptly executed in the late,-.  �����l& 3ronsit>ee Hve.,  Thla is the Largest Hotel in the City  and baa been improved and refitted,  being: well adapted for mining and  travelling men. Bathroom. Bar well  ���locked with choice goods. Dining  Koom undei personal charge of the  proprietress.  Ipboehif, B.C. g  The Great Northern offers the following rates east: New Haven, Conn.,  account of annual convention Knights  Columbus, round trip first class,$83.6o  selling dates May 24, 25 and 29, going  transit limit, June 9, final limit, return,  August 31. For further particulars  apply to M. M. Stephens, agent, Phoenix.  Capt. Alien, and Mrs. Alien, also a  captain in the Salvation Army, of  Rossland, were here Thursday collecting for the social work of the organization.  Launching of the C. P. R.'*s new  steamer, the Kuskonook, i. to take  place today at the company's shipyards  at Nelson. It is expected to be the  best yet.  There is only one way in which you  may know that there is no ad in today's paper which particularly interests  you���and that's to read them���one  and all, and see.   .  That Back Yard Assessment. Our  Chloride of Lime, at 25c. a can, and  Crude Carbolic Acid, at 25c. a pint,  will do the work in. twenty-four hours.  ���Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  A stick and a half of 60 per cent  dynamite was found Monday in the  basement of the Congregational church  by Joe Black and John Swanson. It  is not known how it came there.  Poultry raising is growing more and  more popular in and around Phoenix,  this year there being several incubators  in use, to say nothing of the old  fashioned biddies, by the hundred.  For Sale Cheap���160 acres of good  fruit land on Okanagan lake, near Kel-  owna. Lots of water on place, 50 fruit  trees, 8 acres cultivated. Apply to W.  S. McLeod, next door VV. W. Craig,  Boundary Falls, B.C.  The building formerly used as an  assay office by the Dominion Copper  Co. is being arranged for a residence  for John H. Sampson, foreman for the  company. He expects his wife and  family to arrive next week from Salt  Lake City.  R. B. Gates and Rev. Whittaker returned Thursday from attending the  annual district Methodist meeting  held this week at Rossland. At the  meeting Francis Knott was elected lay  delegate from Phoenix to the annual  conference, to be held next week at  Victoria.  The Appeal to Reason, a Socialist  weekly puolished at Girard, Kansas,  has been barred the use of the mails  in Canada, and many lab or organizations in the west are sending petitions  to Ottawa protesting against this action  by the postoffice department of the  Dominion.  Rev. C. Wellesley Whittaker, pastor  of the Methodist church, leaves Monday to attend the annual conference of  the church at Victoria. From there  Mr. Whittaker goes direct on a vacation to his old home at Manchester,  England, expecting to return to Phoenix in September.  Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, I.O.O.F.,  attended divine service last Sunday in  a body at the Presbyterian church,  where special music was rendered by  the choir and a sermon appropriate to  the occasion was delivered by the pastor, Rev. Samuel Lundie.  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 at rate $79 85.  The sanitary officer has notified  people generally to clean up around  their, premises, and many have done  so.,. He wishes it to be understood  that no more notifications will be given  to those who have failed to attend to  the matter, but that more drastic steps  will be taken to see that the work is  done as ordered, ffe proposes to follow out bis orders.  J. F. Royer states that business on  his stage lines running out of Midway  is excellent.  Saturday night the Midway post-  office was broken into and robbed.  No clue to the thieves.  Eli Lavalley's old hotel at Christina  lake will be remodeied and thoroughly  equipped for the summer season.  The new $5,000 government bridge  over the Kettle river at Carson has  been completed and "put into commission.  The Gazette reports that residents  of Grand Forks contributed $71.50 for  the relief of the earthquake sufferers at  San Francisco.  Next week the Greenwood Ledge is  scheduled to put out its first issue.  It is to be a seven-column folio sheet,  with J. W. Grier as editor.  City Solicitor J. P. Meyers-Gray, of  Greenwood, ha_ removed to Fernie,  and formed a law partnership with  Eckstein, formerly of Grand Forks.  Finley McRae, who sustained a fractured leg and other injuries at the  Sunset mine a couple of weeks since,  is rapidly improving at the Greenwood  hospital  J. C. and A. J. MacDonald, of the  Grand Forks Steel Works, have been  awarded a $10,000 contract bv the  Granby Consolidated for steel roofing  for the smelter buildings.  At last week's annual meeting of  the Grand Forks fire department A.E.  Savage was re-elected chief, Joe Simpson assistant chief, Ed. Miller foreman,  and Peter Donaldson treasurer.  styles in the Pioneer Job Dci_.rtt.i_nt.       Kettle   Valley   line surveyors  have  Frank C   Ruckle   whose  fituiilr completed   the location   lines   of the  have been living in Grand   Focks. ��iW 0ew raa!'_ *" ^ fa_ ���? Gloucester camp,  take up   their  residence   in   Phoenix  There is no question but we can supply  exactly the kind of watch you have been looking  for. 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 Jewekr  ���   ��� - KNOB HILL AVE.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop-  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  '    ���    Special attention to dining  room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished  rooms.  Phoenix, 6 C.  shortly  Sarsapanila, as even- one knows, is  the best spring tonic Ask for Churchill's. One hundred doses for one dollar at Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  William Russell, brother-in-law of  Mrs. J. A. Morrin, went through the  San Francisco earthquake, 1 nit fortunately escaped without serious injury.  The Pioneer wants clean white cot-  ten rags, and will pay a good price for  them Don't be backward about coming forward with them to the Pioneer  A man named Holt, driving logs on  Kettle river for the Ya'e-Columbia  Lumber Co., was drowned near Midway this week. He was at one time  well known in Phoenix.  Just��as children���as they grow a  little older���quit talking about fairies,  so grown-ups, as they grow a little  wiser, quit thinking about the store  that does not advertise.  If you wish your friends in the east  to know what is goihg on in tne Boundary, just send them the Phoenix  Pioneer for a year���that will do the  trick better than letters.  The remains of J. W. Cascadden,  who was killed Monday week in the  Brooklyn mine, were shipped by Great  Northern express last Saturday to his  brother at Norwich, Ont.  Last Monday, April 30th, Mrs. John  W. Hannam presented her husband  with twins, two girls. This is the  fourth pair of twins born in Phoenix,  the others being those to the Somer-  ville, Graham and Macy families.  Phoenix ball tossers went down to  Greenwood again last Sunday, but  were again beaten by the local players,  though by the clos. margin of only 9  to 8 runs. A return game will lie  played on the Phoenix diamond tomorrow afternoon, being the first here  this season.  A movement is on foot to build a  wagon road from the Skylark mine to  Phoenix. It is claimed it could be  done for a reasonable sum,bringing ore  shipments and the score of riien  steadily employed there to this city.  The matter should be supported by  the business men, the company being  willing to do its share.  Sunday some $800 was missed from  the Butte hotel, and the next day William Fleming, Andy Peters and H.  Goldie were arrested. On being  brought before police judge, the charge  could not be proved and they were  dismissed. Fleming was then arrested  on a charge of vagrancy, and sentenced  to 30 days at Nelson. He was defended by Solicitor McLeod, of Greenwood, appealed the case and put up  a $25 cash bond.  John A. Morrin started yesterday  for Nanaimo, to attend the annual  meeting of the grand lodge of British  Columbia of the Knights of Pythias,  which will be held in that place beginning the 9th of May. He will represent Lodge No. 28 of Phoenix, while  Duncan Murray will represent Greenwood Lodge No. 29. Mr. Murray,  who is engineer at the Pathfinder mine,  was renewing old acquaintances in  Phoenix yesterday.  From Greenwood comes the report  that one hundred men employed by  Contractors Tiernay and Creelman on  construction at the B. C. Copper Co.'s  smelter, struck Thursday for $3 and a  nine^hour day. Tiernay has been paying $2.50 for ten hours to his 70 men,  claims they are satisfied and will not  grant the advance. Creelman's men  have been receiving the $3 for nine  hours and want the other men to get  the same rate of wages. Until the  matter is settled: construction work is  delayed.  Lateit Price* in Alciali  New York���Copper, . lertrolj'tic, $18.-  25    @*18.60;lHke. ��J8.60@ $18.75  Bar .Silver,85%  hepi. Ift.eOtojpflO.  and residents of the Forks are now  hoping to see an influx of contractors  and graders almost any time.  There was trouble at the power  station of the West Kootenay Power &  Light Co. this week, being built at Greenwood, the men demanding at first $3  for ten hours, they having been receiving $-.75. This was granted,  whtn they laid down their tools and  demanded $3 for nine hours.  In the county court at Greenwood  last week the Providence employees'  damage cases for false imprisonment  against J. J. Caulfield and W. M. Law  were tried, the following damages being assessed: P. J. Dermody, $200;  Jos. Pilon and Arch. Archambault,  each $100, and James Madden, Oie  Berg, Nick Clerf, Edward Qoselin,  George Swandle, Samuel Iverson, E.  M. Lund, J. K. Johnson, Simon Lang-  lois, John Linklatter and Isaac Moore,  $25 each. This is the windup of the  more or less famous Providence mine  troubles. !  Poiitloo  Wanted..  Lady would like position as  housekeeper, or will do chamber work.   Ad,  dress Mrs. M., at Pioneer office:  -���-���-���-���-���-�� -*-���-���-��� ��� ��� ���  . Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundaiy. With the Best Mall  and the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BJ.KK.  Spring Watkr Ice for Sale.  Bottlki. Bker and l'oi.i 1:1:.  Phoenix Brewing Company  "   - BINER & SONS,  Proprietors  Office aiJd Brewery,  Banner St.  PHOENIX,  B.C.  I Fresh Vegetables  Direct From the Farm  to Your Table.     .    .  __���_���__���___  Will visit Phoenix every Tuesday and Friday with the freshest  and latest productions of the  Kettle River Valley. Rhubarb a  specialty.   Fruit in season.    .    .  A. Galloway,  Columbia, B. C.  The BEST, Cheapest |  and most satisfactory ,}  Clothing in Phoenix.  igA.'gA*A .A .**rVv_*v.^_r*__*_-"-__-*_:^_T-*_:-^__^Vy"-* ���*��� A .*iTr^r __A__. TiA;  Clothing I  s  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fotll Lincbf Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties.etc,  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  HIRNI K   *��' tlCK.  KNOll  HILL AVE..  PliilKMX.  ���MMtfMMMMtttf-l.  &��3 fv. 1  Real Estate and Mines  Houses.to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all  1!"  leading mines bought and sold.  Wecan save you money  on your Laundry Bill,  and do the work  promptly in First*  Class Style. . . ,  Wagon calls in  any   part   of Phoeniji  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and   Satur-   '  days, and we make ajspecialty       j  of Short   Orders   when  desired.  'PHONE 59,   GREENWOOD.  Greenwood   Steam    Laundry  GREENWOOD, B. C.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about    Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion   Ave,  Telephone No. 28,  ^ Phoenix, B.C.  s*s��  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION AVE ,  Fresh and Salt Meats,  t.-i. No. 12. Fish,  I'HOKNIX,   It.C.  Poultry and  Oysters.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Chilr  dren's Goods  f a ?**ta,1,ce nol% and up-to-date suit you wil  hnd a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  lor   spring.    We sell the kind that wear well and look  men S&htrts You will find it hard ....duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf  and negligee   will.   r,<-  _   tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  cr..; .1 ,A ].aree as��wnnent, just in, of those new  spnpg blocks, ln Black and Brown, also a nice .ange ol  straw and linen hats. "  ^If ,?*".*? ��Ur line of shws 's   complete, you   should  v.^itt,srofper^fiiii"��-^ks *��* *���  See our line of Ladies' Waj  ���sis, Ladies' yhirts  Ladies'Shoes, Ladies'Linen Underwear,  1       Wash Iiresses.  girls' and Boys' waists.  Ladies' Col  Children's  ia is,  m  w  Pi  B  ���Ji"  ;__?  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO.   L?ix  ISS^^I^Vjl^r^i^tfK^  ���unwawLBBj^rwriJi'  __��|^p_

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