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 '^J^ ^^  \ OVKR....  \       400 MEN ,��� , j  I   Are '��� working-' iiv'the-t  l l-fiinew ;around lliocnix.    I  j          '...:....������:  1-  ������ ���?��������+,-��"<*��� )r; a*-��� *���**-���>*���*-*���-����*���+ H*  ���l2rtevote<f ibifie tfltetfesfes- of t&t Baun>tkry Inning District. . ���  j The Payroll of :  [ '--PHOENIX      ,|  : I'- larger than that 61" :  ��� any other Boundary ;  :    Camp.      ���'.;��� ���  Vol. J.  mm:m'&,.m.rnsm cof-suMBJAi^ATuuDAY, may i9, i9oo.  No. 27.  K>8t;.' complete /line. ..  \0&eB&i& Botrs' Furaishins  pliee, Paints, Oils, Brushes.  Agent for Giant Powder Co.  Xi^i^eat atx>ck ��f Staple and  Fancy Groceries in the city.  Call and see our  Children's Suits;  begins May 1.  Prices that defy competition,  Ffee delivery to all  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix^ B. C.  Neat, Nobby and Up to Date.    We-are sliglitly overstocked in  . . . . this line, and have marked them down low   FH^M TIES IN ABUNDANCE  ��  ��-.  <l>  ,^  .  :,��.   ��. <���  ��� *��*  **5  W5  ns  C3  .��,  -..  ��"-  ' CS"  >    o  ���'",'  .   USi  0��   j  o    *  if  1    S3  -S, j  i\  s  f^v  1  '    S3  \  4    ^M  V  ^,<r*rr**>  *�����-���-��������������������������� �����������������������������������+  >������������-��****���** ���*��*������������*-��*-+*-  *��****���**���*'  <We ate still Headquarters ���./����:   $�� >  ������'*&'��� <&    Groceries and Pfpvisions.  ��� ������ �����*���*���������������������������*������������������-��������� ���**������*���������+  ������^���������������������^���������������^���������^���^���^���^^���������^������������������������������������������������'*"?***-  #?#^i^#ii^^-  COMflENCED ON  FOR PHOENIX  L'&em 'W ����  Puree Will fte f-BCMriysetfi-vAto <ffl is?d Risk,  Lulu '.Ai'J. ttfd G*��l!e���Tli��a Btottjflx  Will Be ft l.arj* Ptose/  For two yean tl>e C. JP. R. has liccii f lore   with   all  poew!��!��,, speed.    The  at work oh the $4,000,000 Boundary  railway, which ��tart��d from Went Rob-  saw, a diaunoe of suewfc? gw mile*, by  rail- from Phoenix. ThU rond hsus'  been conBtructed with1 greaf difficulties,  and moat of tlie tray. ha�� been blacunl  out of tl>e hardest rock.;  The most imiwrtant objective [Joint  lor th* najlway ttti* Phoenix,, because,  from careful jirevious; investigation, the  ofKcialu of the railii-ay company''knew'  that right here iii Phoenix they would  secure a large and coijstsurtly increasing ore tonnage. ������'   ; ���  For a couple oi weeks the 'tr.icklay  freight sheds will probably be located  at the'junction  of the two spurs, on  the north side of the track.  ��� TIms .week the engineers  have been  at work  on the  spur  grades on both  rridew of town, leading to the Old Iron-  tides, Knob Hill, Brooklyn and Stem-  winder mines, and have set the needful' trackcenters.*�����-"��� ���'���-������ii-'������',-���' '"������'."���'���.''���  _      C. P. R. Officials Here.  ���Last Wednesday a party  of prominent C.P.R. officials visited the Boundary and  came . straight  to  Phoenix.  They left the train at tlie Snowshoe, the  end of the track then/and walked into  ing outfit has been at Hartford June-j Phoenix, afterwards going down the  tion, two miles distant, where the Y, "hill to Greenwood. The party, con-  switches and spur. to the Golden  Crown have been laid. A few days  ago the" start, was made for Phoenix,  but progress has bean slow," because  thev iron :��� was' iiat brought up' fast  enough. t'Hie Rawhide; was reached,  die Snowshoe passed, and yesterday  the rails. were being laid across the  Grold Drop Co.'s ground,..coming  around the curve, in sight of Phoenix.  And thus is accomplished the laying  ofthe steel to the^rMost^jmitortant  objective point, in this way "of 'actual  outgoing tonnage to be obtained, since  the line was started.  Wednesday Foreman Kelly with;r-a  gang of men started clearing a site''for  the passenger station... -The depotVwill.  be located near.;;, theinjunction of the  ironsides and Brooklyn spurs, fbu't' on  the Brooklyn spur, on the south side  ofthe track. , It will be a commodious tworstoryjstructurej,;. with Jadies'  and gents', waiting rooms, baggage and  express-rooms and agents offices.,: ..The.  second story will "be used for living  rooms by the'agent and" his family.  Several cars of .lumber for the depot,  have been waiting at Hartford junction  this week for the track to be, laid to  Phoenix, which will probably be  brought up .today, in order that the'  carpenter's can get started on the struc-  sisted of 1); McNicoll, of Montreal,  second , .vice-president.::;��� and general  manager of the entire C. P. R.; G. M,  Bosworth, Montreal,, freight, traffic  manager- of-.' the system; W. R. Mc-  Infies, general freight -agent lines west  ofthe lakes; Capt. J.'W. Troup, Nelson, superintendentrofC. &W.;F. W.  Peters, Nelson, assistant general freight  agent; Robert Kerr,'"Montreal, passenger traffic: manager; R. Marpole,  Vancouver, siiperinterident pacific division, and a number of other o?icials.  They were accompanied by George F.  Gautt, at the head of the Winnipeg  wholesale house of G. T. and J. -G.  Gaiiltand J.- Johnson,'manager of the  Crow's Nest Coal company, Fernie.  ::..it'.was.M'r. jJlcNicoll's first visit to  to southern. British. Columbia for nine  years, and he was'surprised and pleased at the great strides taken heie since  then. This.jvas the opinion of'all the  officials, 'who'���'������ inspected the Phoenix  depot site and sized up things generally.  Mr. Peters remarked that he thought  the route through Phoenix, and then  to Greenwood, would become the  popular one shortly, as everyone wished  to see.the town where the mines' can  actually be-seen. Capt. Troup stated  that he would soon have a- regular  train service to Phoenix.  They Want Long Names.  Anexchangesay.fi: -."Mineral: specimen dealers throughout the country are  looking for fine specimens of roodochi-  rosite, rhodonite, stibnite, in fine  crystals, and pyromorphite.. Specimens  are in fair supply, : but particularly  choice s|>eci.niens;are. scarte." ,:, j  If'these searchers for long named  specimens ��fill "call -at this office, we  will gladly -inform��� them where they  can secure-ysome , pterodactyllic or  ichthyosauric  curios.'   " '  Jeffries Agaia the Winner.  Jeffries won the fight with  Corbett  at New York last Friday night, putting  his opponentoutin.the-23d round with  a lefthander on the jaw.. The- betting  before the fight was 2 to-i on Jeffries.  The men's weights when' they entered  the: ring .were: Corbett, 182 pounds;  Jeffries, 200. Jeffries entered the ring  at. 10:20 p. iri; and was  minute later by Corbett. The men  shook hands and at 10:34 Were in  readiness for the contest to begin;..  About twice each year F. P. Buck,  of Sherbrooke, Que, visits Phoenix, to  inspect the several properties in which  he is heavily interested, viz., the War  iEaglc, Red Rock, Bald Eagle and  Lulu. In addition to this he is a  stockholder in the Old Ironsides, Knob  Hill and Granby Co.'s holdings. He  arrived in town last Friday with his  wife, also being accompanied by C. H.  Fletcher, a- prominent business man of  Sherbrooke, who is associated with him  in the War Eagle. While here the  party made their . home withC. G.  Buck, resident manager of the proper  ties, at the War Eagle." '  To a Pioneer nun,. Mr.   Buck��� expressed himself as eminently  satisfied  with the development thus far accomplished on the War Eagle.  Up to date  about 250  feet of underground work  has been  done,  consisting of a main  working vertical  shaft,   which' is now  down' too  feet.    Here a station  has  been cut, and drifting has begun.    To  . the west the drift is in over   100 feet,  .ind to the east about 20 feet.  ���  Everything   has   been   done in  a  permanent  manner,  and as .though it  was intended to operate  and develop  C-he  property  on an. extensive scale,  which   is  the   fact.    Something   like  $10,000  was spent in   plant and  machinery before systematic development  was undertaken.    The power drills are  operated by a Rand   10-drill duplex  compressor, one-half of which   has al-  read been installed,  and is giving the  best of satisfaction.    With it, of course,  there are  all   the  necessary   boilers,  receivers,'pumps, etc.���the  best  that  could   be obtained, and  having been  supphed by the Jenckes Machine Co.,  of Sherbrooke.      . ���: ;..:.,    -^:  ; The force at the War Eagle is being  increased gradually, several men having  been put on this week by Foreman  Duncanson. . As fast as the work will  permit, more men will be added.      -  Red Rock and Bald Eagle.  In addition to being president and  managing director of the War Eagle,  Mr. Buck also organized the-Red Rock  and BaldEagleCo. and the Lulu Gold  Mining Co., which claims adjoin.the  War Eagle. He informed the Pioneer  man that the War Eagle had better  surface. indications than the now  famous Knob Hill, and those who  have seen the Red Rock and Bald  Eagle, as well as the Lulu, assert that  the showings above ground on these  properties are simply remarkable.1  . Work has already been started on  these claims, and a working shaft is  being sunk, which is now down about  15 feet. It is the intention to exploit  these properties thoroughly. The owners have every confidence that this  followed a'ground, just on the other side of Knob  Hill :mountain, is valuable, and are  proceeding to prove it in a businesslike manner.    In a few days a tunnel  will be started on the Red Rock.  All of the work on the several claims  is under the dircpt superintendence of  Clifford G. Huck, the resident manager, who is a son of the- president.  Wat Ile'Thklcs of PNentx.   "'''���_  Mr..Buck: was much pleased svjth  the appearance of the town of Phoenix, which he had not seen since last  October, \*hen operations were first  started on the War Eagle. He said:'  "Phoenix has made remarkable  progress since I was here last fall. I  had expected to see some advancement and building, but nothing like  what you have here. There is every  evidence that you will have one of the  best towns in the Boundary. While  many of the largest ore bodies are of  low grade, I am perfectly satisfied that  they can be treated at a substantial  profit���certain "of it, in fact. The  people of the Eastern Townships section in Quebec, where my home is, are  conservative and careful. As you  know, they have invested largely in  and around Phoenix, and they are  satisfied with their investments. In  Toronto it is different, because they  have been taken in, many times, by  worthless mining investments in other  ���locJities."  In addition to his. mining interests  in Phoenix, Mr. Buck is associated  with a number of prominent enterprises in Quebec. He is pretident  and general manager of the Royal  Paper Mills Co., Ltd., of East Angus, Que., is interested in the water  and light i companies of Sherbrooke,  and also in a number of other concerns. ��� He is also part owner in the  Cannonball group of claims on Christina lake, which he says will soon be  equipped with machinery, and .developed, and' possibly managed from  Phoenix. It is also probable that' a  telephone line will be built from  Phoenix to the War Eaglei'  ��� Mr. and Mrs. Buck, who have been  enjoying the hospitality of their son  here for a week, leave. by today's  train direct for their home in Quebec.  MINES ARE RESUMING  Winnipeg Has Already Started  ,.  :���      Work..,,. ;���  mm   PUMPIM  OUT  YESTERDAY  In a Short Tim* WlH Re At Wor.fe'for'PoJI  Bias t-Rumors To'at Broo.klyn VCIII Start  Within Two Weeks.  .Bank.to Open about June 1st  . AVilliam Spear, formerly manager of  the branch of the Eastern Townhips  Bank, at;- Ormston, Quebec, has been  selected as manager of the branch soon  to be started in Phoenix. A number  of the citizens of Phoenix are personally  acquainted with Mr.'Spear, and speak  of him in the highest terms. Mrs.  Spear'and their little girl will also  make their home here, the entire party,  being expected on or about the 1st of  June, about which 'time, it is understood, the bank will be opened and  ready for business in Phoenix.  First Ladles Aid Social.  The Ladies Aid Association of the  Presbyterian church, recently formed,  gave its first social last Wednesday-  evening, and it is needless to say that  it was a success. The room was crowded from early till Lite. All of the officers of the society, Mrs. Mills, Mrs.  Cramer, Mrs. Lee and Miss Ashley,  were present, and assisted in making  everyone have a good time. The social  was intended as an informal farewell  to Rev. J. McCoy, who leaves for his  permanent charge in Vernon next week.  Refreshments in the shape of every  kind of pie known, to the modern  housewife, with coffee, were served.  LATE STOCK QUOTATIONS.  ������  RESIDENCE LOTS  ...     ,. -i:       .... .    ON THE .,    :|; .";:���;.;    i  Fourth of July Mineral Claim,    ,  Being part of the: Old jrpusides Sub-division, Phoenix, are now .offered for  sale  by,  .,;..,-!the Granby: Consolidated Mining &;Smelting Company,;''3Limited.���  O O O O Q    ii  These lots are the choicest residence sites fl  ^Jin Phoenix, being located oh the north slope,!  with exposure to the south.   The snow leaves;  six weeks earlier than on the south slope.      *  Regiilaif 'Terms, 1-3 cash, 1-3 3 months, 1-3 6 months. '   |  Building'Terms, 1-4 cash, 1-4 3 months, 1-4 6 mos., 1-49 months. (  For full particulars apply to    ?��  ����  Office,  $mB IS'SJ B$&.  $.m  ���  ..CI     ^      ^  'Si-refit-, <<s5>M I'Fons&ies Townsite.  ��� Bormdafy C-i-'Scfc Telephone 521; Columbia 2.  iv-^S? Kr?i'  ;-4%;*3  What Leading   Shares   Are  Selling  for   In  Rossland.  ASKED  nrn-  Athabasca   3"  23  B. C. Cold Fields'^   4  3  Big Three   6  5  Brandon & Golden Crown-   22  21  Canadian Gold Fields   6K.  0  Cariboo (Camp McKinney)   .. $1 00  9>  Crows Nest Pass Coal   ���J37 00  $30 ����  Deer Trail No. 2   9��  S  Deer Park, new   Dundee   15  n  Kveiiing Star   9's  S  Giant   2)i  2  Homestake   3  ����  Iron Colt :   S  Iron Horse   I/on Mask   43  40  i.x.r,   17  'Jim Blaine   ��� 7!i  15  J��mt>o .^ ���.   25  24  King (Oro Denoro)   11  *H  Knob Hill   S��  5"  I.one 1'ine   1(3  13  Mimiehalin   4  2  Monte Cristo    iii  4  Montreal Gold Fields   4  2  Morrison   3  2  Mountain Mon   90  70  Nohle Five   ?x  i'A  i  ''A  Noveltv   1'i  1  Okanogan   3  iK  80  65  Peorin Mines   3  >��  Princess Maud   5  37  25 W  Republic ;   $1  Oi  9-S  St. Kltno Consolidated   4  l.'s  SinnggW   !���>;  5��  4K  Trail Creek Hidden Treasure   yi  Van Anda :   j*i  3  Victorv-Trinniph   3  l?J  Virginia   4  2  War F.nyle Consolidated   $��� 4*  $'   40  Waterloo   0  s  White Bear   3  iK  Winnipeg   15  12b  Wonderful   4  Winnipeg and Athelstan to Ship.  Foreman David Oxley, of the Winnipeg and Athclston mines, was in  town yesterday and informed tlie Pioneer that he would resume shipments  from the Winnipeg as soon as the spur  was completed to the mine. He has  also made arrangements to ship a car  of ore to the Trail smelter ,uui one to  the Granby smelter from the Athelstan.  This is all ore taken out in the course | noon  of development only, no sloping having  yet been done in either ol the properties. '  David H. Beccher, treasurer of the  Winnipeg Mining & Smelting Co.,  of  Grand Forks,  N. I)., arrived in town  Tuesday, and went out to the property.  As stated recently in the Pioneer,  the  board of directors -of the company were.  anything but pleased  with the closing,  down of the property a short.time ago."  by Manager Duncan Mcintosh���-which'  occurred   immediately after shipping  nine cars of ore, from which  satisfactory returns were received. ������'.-���>  Mr.'.Beecher's visit to Phoenix  was  for the purpose of starting work , once.,-  more.on the Winnipeg.    Duncan Mcintosh has resigned as manager,  and  John Mack, one of the original loca-1 ���  tors of the property, and a stockholder: .  in  the company,   has been.placed in.,  charge.   Yesterday steam was gotten.  up in the boiler and the No. 5   Cameron pump is' now hard' at work  get-'  ting the water out of the levels.-   It-is  estimated  that about three thousand-  feet will have to be pumped clear be-,  fore.development or .sloping can  be  .  resumed, which willbe with the  least  possible delay.    Mr. Oxley who is the  old stiperinten'deiit ��� ad-the '''Winnipeg,'  and of late has /. had.-"charge :sof '.the",  Athelstan development,- will'now..-be-'���  in charge of both properties..  Owing    to   the   iiiisunder'standihg .  among the directors abbut the' late'*  shut-down,   in laying track a few days  ago to the Golden Crown,   the branch  .-  spur was not put   down to the; Winni- :  peg.    It is understocd, however,   that  the Winnipeg officials are desirous  of  securing facilities for shipping at once,  and  the steel will-doubtless  be  laid-.''  with as little delay as possible.  Brooklyn May Start up Shortly.  For several veeksramors. have been, Y  rife of the starting, up.of work on the.  Dominion Copper Co.'s' properties   in  Phoenix cam])���the Brooklyn;  Stem-  winder,   Rawhide,   Etc.    W. R.  Wil-"���  Hams,.the company's accountant, who  is at present in charge of. affairs  here,  will neither  affirm or deny the report.  But the  rumor is'persistently  gaining "  currency. '   .-���"���-���  F. P.* Buck, of the War Eagle,  who- '  was in town in this week,- informed the '  Pioneer  man that he had .met  W. T.   ��� ���  Smith, a stockholder of the Dominion  ,  Copper Co.,   in Montreal  a few  days  since,  who  informed  him  that  Dan  Mann,  one of the  large owners, had  stated   that  work  on the  company's   ;  mines in Phoenix would  be resumed  at once.  There is, therefore, every reason to  believe that, almost before we knosv it,  every mine in Phoenix camp win be  working at full capacity.  Will Ship From the Crown.  It was the intention of the Golden  Crown management to  ship, the  ore ...  from   that   property   to  the Granby .  smelter at Grand Forks.    However, it  is probable that, as the Granby smelter  is not quite ready yet to receive ore, a  few cars will be sent over to the Trail  smelter.    Before the track was laid to  the Golden Crown ore bunkers, Manager Porter sent in a  request  for  ore  cars.    Up to last night they   had   not  arrived,   but  will   probably reach the  mine today or tomorrow, and   will   be ������  loaded rind sent down   without  delay.  No stoping will be done on the Crown  until the ore   now  on   the   dumps���  about 2,000 tons���is gotten out of the  way.  It appears that, as a matter ' of fact, *  the C. P. R. is not yet ready to properly handle the tonnage now offered  from the mines���xs nothing but box  cars can be obtained for shipping ore.  This ��� is a most inconvenient, ��� and  somewhat more expensive, arrangement for the mine owners, and it is to  be hoped that it will soon be remedied.  On the Athelstan.  A Pioneer man visited the Athelstan  claim in Wellington camp, a short  distance below the Winnipeg, a few-  days ago, where Foreman Oxley has a  double shift at work. Thus far about  350 feet of development has been done  on the property and it is showing up  better than ever. The two 50 foot  shafts have been connected by driving  about 100 feet, and considerable other  development has been . done. The  property is equipped with a 35 horse  power boiler and hoist, and the results  thus far, since resuming work, are encouraging to the owners, the Athelstan  Goid and. Copper Mining Co., Ltd.,  recentlv incorporated.  On and after June 10th the Boundary railway time table will he changed.  The westbound train will then arrive  at 11.20 p.m. instead of in the after-  .incl the outgoing train will leave  Greenwood at 11.30 a.m. This .will  give close connections with Robson  and the Crow's N'est line at Nelson.  ���SW-.ffM  "������Mm  ���v:iii  '.v't-a  fiV.^jiT'  A%-  SSL...  ���-W&-  :-; yihmm  '���^���:-,W$i,  ������v'r.-S^ti  ���������'.-.-'' i'&IJ'tSgW  ��� '^���'Wm----  '-':-'--0m:  '���:-'������', Mr'  '^'i'J^rW,^.:  ��� W$$M,:  ���       ;S#  /�����  ... l.��/,l-llltl  ������������:Wwl  ...; . ���' >h:'i;.pr$'::i  ���' -'IHfli  ���i'#|a  ��S-  '���<m  ���mm$  ���ii  ��� i:^ti?S  ,-M'i''*S I  '������i$M*i  ��� ��$$%  ��� afts  v.**-;,'  mii  K  Ml  >'IM'  ?$  ���&H\L  1  1   -s -w ^���* n-��-�� "-. *�� -t-  -~1  ,1  \    ' \Wmsf!irJ/*,Vit^i>imn Mm'il>m����fiowr'<��  i  :.,S  r -J   *��� *  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  *  P  5ftl, 5  lit  Ha  p   >r  w'  ml  in  wA*  I  S -;  The Phoenix Pioneer,  )%��� 1,1 t* OS H VTVHI) l\ Jtl Till  ]��10NKKItJMJHLISIIIN(U:().  AT I IIOI.MX. 11. c.  W. B. WlLLCOX. Men.  Ci.luml'i* ��'><! BouaJarj Creek.  Ttlepbonrt.  '���Ho who  tooteth   not his  own  the "-ame shall not be tooted.'  hum,  frt fcii��.*!l"T*.u'tt  rer \<tt*   t II kfutth*     To rorrijjai Ow-Alri?--*      . I JJ  sKhfcrtte.'.ijf raiK* fitr*jV>*!J ew *j>r..l>..-4i3l)!��-  l.s^ttl uolicvt* iwjeJ 5C1W* t*r ll,,e-  ^   fourfccikl} i*��ertioabCO��ttituteol}* iWO*th>��  1900'  MAY  mo  Cio\ eminent ownership of railways  is getting no little ventilation in this  province of late. This is due to its  advocacy by the pieinier in this ium-  j.nign. Aside'from present political  considerations, there arc many who  belie\c that, as things cow look, Mich  a Hate of afldirfi could not fail to be an  impiuveiKent ctu the conditions raw  existent.  To Newspaper Men.  If you want a neat eountiy nc-ws-  paper outfit, that will be suitable lor a  country weekly, six column, lor patent,  or all home print, we can fit you out  in good shape. This is a snap for the  light man who has a little dougb.  Apply to the  Piior.NixJ'iONi IK,  Phoenix, 13. C.  Sm    'MhS' Tiflw   fycfl,  6  13  7  14  S  15  20 21 22  27 2S 29  9  16  23  30  vm  Prl  SM  3  4  ��  10  11  12  17  iS  *9  24  25  26  Many 4 voter &nd rwiys^ \,it%*x in  fintikh Coiumbi4 thinfes Veil Of tr#  govcrntessht platform and oi {lime of  the netainee��c8 the govcGrnnwnt in the  several ridings, but fails to have cou-  fidance in tba premier liimtaelfor .in'his  ability t��o csrry out the promises of his  platform. This cannot fail to complicate the political situation, and probably result in neither party getting a  decided majority in tlie next provincial  asscinblv.  m  1.1. p4 nao*, c&l fruit }*&��.&-��, 6U011UI have  tin lr tttth rxauincd owce every sux uioa.tk*  by a cuiupclilit d..uti��t. Dec*)' will 1*  present, iuid (altar furmiii��, ivh*��^i inctht.  iv 1? Ihit n lhraii��h e^ai dtua-tUn "ill reveal,  l'rufrbw-ictual nenicp rentlcrc.l fa xivsta ��?ftar>S'  UJf.l.i-cl.-iM work, lc*�� r��in <*"<1 CXevt <��fg'io��iy.  A tdutli frllvd v. lies dcoiy is j; 1 sajlit will uut l��i  WnnjtiN e, thf op<>rntiou not lonp, aiil tl.j�� iir.iijj;.  lamnirj, Ivcaiite the onci atiort lis�� Slotro au-d  lll.ttcrfltrufcture to Viork otf. Ifc vs e����lUed to  mui.athe �� nlln ofthe cavity Ihtfcl-er^id 4ro-4c0B-,  nnd %-llh .slight danger of fxi^iiiiK the isttno.  tba dnaml aud f-.-nr of all wh,'AJ havlitjvtiiiSiU fillSr4.  Have yor.r teeth attended to Of time, Ito ��oV  rirocraAtiiiatc. Oi\t- the deiitist )��tl(x! torjtja-  itractnre U>w-ork ii|>oii, ngilhe vill rttjeler yon  cxcelleftt service. Many persM���� put off tlicir  visits to the dentim -vvheu Kensitive teeth h^-e  fiwu Irequent wnrning. ^'ith miiQl excited,  hotly in litj>li nt-rvoiu tniklon, and with excruciating paiu and sutTi-riug wnttcm 011 evMry lj.-ntunc,  tljey come for relief.   How can tlfc d):ultji5t be ex-  Columbia Baths and Barber Shop.  Baths 50c, 3 for $ U00  Un'uuk Ccuumhia Horn,  Phoenix, B. C  R. L. MILES, Prop.  3i  COAST TO BOUNDARY RAILWAY.  There is but little doubt  that  the  people of southern British  Columbia,  Irom this section to the coast,  need a  direct  connecting  lailway  link,   and  that such a link would be a great factor  in the upbuilding ofthe province.    It  is gencially   acknowledged  that   the  c ountry is rich in minerals and agriculture,  and   that eventually such   a  jaiiway would be a paying proposition.  For months  the C 1'. R.  has been  mnning  preliminary surveys through  the Similkameen, but it has,  so it is  said, found difficulty in finding   satisfactory grades.   Survey   jiartics   are  still in the Similkameen, and it is said  that the  C P. R. may. continue  its  Boundary line fiom Midway to Hope  or Spence's llridge next year.   So far  so good.  The platform of the government has  in it a plank providing for the construction of an independent railway  from Vancouver to the Boundary. So  well thought of is the idea that a con  servative candidate at the. coast says  he will also take steps to the same  end, if elected.  It thus appears that the proposed  railway would be a good thing, if it  could be worked out on business like  lines. The opjiosition vigorously attacks the plan of Premier Martin's,  by which he proposes to issue bonds  to defray the cost of construction. Mr.  Martin claims to be in possession of  data showing "that 'aT Iwo per cent  grade can be found through the Hoj>e  mountains,,but this does not trouble  the opposition as much as the practi-  -cability-of���financing --the-road.��� In  case the' road was built by the government, Mr. Martin claims with reason  that a sum equal to a bonus of $4,000  per mile, which was granted' by the  province to the C. P. R. for 'building  the Boundary railway, would pay the  losses, if any, for the-.first,-few .years  that the proposed road would be.operated, " '  Should Mr. Martin's government  he'successful at the j)olls, it is likely  that the, C. P.'R. will sttr itself to  finish the line out through the Similkameen as soon as possible. If the  government is not successful the C.l'.R.  will probably take its time about it.  Hut in any case we will have the  desired railway and perhaps two ol  them.  There appears to be a good reason  for the sudden flop of the Rossland  Miner in its change of front in regard  to Candidate Curtis, whom it now  opposes. The support of Curtis at  first was the editor's genuine opinion,  not having received orders in the matter. Hut pressure was brought to bear  in the cast, new orders were issued,  and now the anti-government editorials:  in the Miner are as frequent and long  winded as those in regard to the C. J*  R.   have   been.    There  is   always a  cause for every effect.,   " ^         t  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY."  The endorsement by the Phoenix  miners of Hon. Smith Curtis was given  with such unanimity as was never before seen in this district. His election  is considered assured.���Vancouver  World.  Mr. Cotton has taken the stump on  the Mainland. He announces that he  will again be a candidate in Vancouver.  Will anybody suggest some additional  way in which the present political situation can be mixed up?���Victoria  Colonist.  jiectcd to perform the best oporutioii wlicn the  patient is in the worst possible condition to re-  ccitett?   If your friend In nick do not wait until  lie in nhuovt dead Iwfore >on do something for him  or send for the doctoi. The doctor may save lilin  by coming at the lust moment, nnd should the  patient recover he in liable lo have bad health  th�� remainder ofhla life on account of tint having  received pro|>cr attention at the right time.  Likewise, n tooth that U neglected may be filled  aud navrd nt the last moment, but will probably  have bad health the rest of it* life. One person  in a hundred has good teeth, ninety nine persons  in a hundred could have good teeth with proper  attention.  Hotel Phoenix  ���DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX, 33. ���.  The Pioneer Hotel  J  Fi&estf Bi'andft o�� Wiua&yCiquors and Cig����iiV��y*iaStt��k  Comfortable aud well Furnished Rcwinis.  r  TIIK KKST 11KEH IX TOWN IS MADE UY TIIK  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  POHTMANN,  BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  FuKfadass Dining Room aud Attentive WoitefB.  HARRY NASH, Pfcos.  mmmmmitmmwmMmw��  DR. R. MATHISON,  DKSTIST  Naden-Flood Ulk.   Gkeknwood, B.C.  Carpets and Linoleums <*  In  scon & McLaren,  . Contractors ani/Builders.  Estimates Fuknishko. ��  Jf'HOENIX, B. C  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  The Boer war is rapidly degenerating into the' same sort of an affair that  the Americans have had and are having in the l'hillipines.  "Bobs" now has the Boers on the  run, and will probably keep them in  that condition until they make theii  last stand near Pretoria.  I-ast week tlie .voters of Republic  decided to incorporate by a majority  ofS7. It is the turn of Phoenix next���  by the grace of the next legislative  assembly.  When one dances the fiddler must  be paid. The cost of the Transvaal  war to the first of May, according to  the imperial official rejwrt, amounts to  ;��n6,250,000 sterling.  Once again the two notorious plug-  uglies, Corbett and Jeffries, have had a  fight to a finish, and once again Jeffries  is the .winner. Once again the sorting world "breathes easier.  Politics are also warming up on the  other side of the 49th parallel, .ind the  usual large crop of candidates, who are  willing to sacrifice themselves to save  the country, is ripening fast.  Mr. F. Carter-Cotton's newspaper,  the Vancouver News-Advertiser, states  that Mr. F. Carter-Cotton's, recent  jKilitical talk in that city was "A Strong  Speech,"'and that it was "(bar and  concise.,,    'i'l ere is an old saying that,  How many mines are there in the  world that the ore can be measured by  the acre? There are a few in the  Boundary district that are already attracting attention, and one of them,  the Knob Hill in Greenwood camp,  has $.11,500,000 worth of ore in sight  above its tunnel level.���Greenwood  '1 imes.  Any citizen of the Boundary country  who gets a chance to say a good word  or do a good action for the Granby  smelter company should, not hesitatae  to take advantage of the opportunity  to' put in a "boost" This company  has done more in the east to keep  attention riveted on this section and to  overcome the bad-effect on - investors  caused by a combination of detrimental  circumstances than any other factor.���  Frand Forks Gazette. ,,-i ��  The provinical party are trying hard  to make the people on the coast believe  that Martin borrowed a lot of his platform planks from them. If this is true  Joe is to be pitied. If the provincial  party' were returned to power it would  be a case of out of the frying pan into  the fire. Of the two parties give us  Joe's. The provincial party claim that  their policy is one ,of common sense.  Kaslo has been suffering from that  common sense for the |)ast year.���  Kaslo Kootenian.  Hon. A. G. Blair, minister of railways, is making a place for himself in  the hearts'ot the jjeople by opposing  the C. P. R. and other railway corporations in their high-handed policy  of side tracking townsites already  established and exploiting townsites of  the<r own. In his bill, which has just  been handed to the railway committee,  the railway committee of the privy  council \kill have the ]x>wer to change  the locations of railway stations so that  existing towns will not suffer.���Greenwood Miner,  The editor of the Alberta Sun,  published at I.educ, is gaining some  fame from his method of looking at  things.    Here is one of his latest:  "The editor of this paper has to announce that he is about to branch out.  While not abandonirg Lcduc altogether, he thinks it would be wise to  move or transfer his base of operations  to Strathcona, as there are more j>eo-  ple in that city, more advertisers, more  to write about and, what we value still  more, a greater degree of piety and a  deeper relig;ous spirit than obtains in  Leduc. This, together with theclose  proximity to Ochsner's brewery, should  make Strathcona a pleasant place to  sojourn during the hot months."  H. S. CAVLEY. W.U. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  SoliciiorSj Etc.  ���    PHOENIX, B. C.  We have a fine line in all qualities and styles. J  It will pay you to examine and  get prices.  Furniture--  We^are constantly receiving the  latest, from!  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. - - PHOENIX, B.  C.  mmmmmmmmm*}  TbfrKlWiowj 'Jjtgw o&ijtftinf only p'.ina Malt and Hops,  .kxpnai drai^lK'��r h\ bottles by $31 lImd leading hatcls,  Patrontre Home ladwtry.  Try it!   It is  Tie Phoenix Lively Barn and  ��tf Feed Stables &  HEDGES & CO., P*oi>fci��TQSs.  & Good Saddle, PacR and Drivvftg Horses.    Heavy Draying, j*  Clinrgcs lies^ongble.  STANDARD AVE, PHOENIX, Ii. C.  DHOENIX LAUNDRY.  1  LAWRENCE & WATSON,  ALDHAH & BLUNT��  Mine Surveyors,  and Draughtsmen.  GOOD CALLCD FOR  AND DELIVERED.  Props.  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  Phoenix, B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  insurance agent,  '    fire, like, accident. '  Commissioner for taking Affidavits.  , - Phoenjx, B.  VAUGHAN & ficlNNES.  The  ���������  PHOENIX  MARKET.  P. Burns & Co.  HEAD OFFICE JOR UOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, II. C.  HKAUtJUARIEKS, NKI.SON, U. C  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  Dominion Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  JL E Fortin,  Shoes  made in  any style.      Rubbers and Shoes repaired.  All kinds of Leather Findings for sale.        Harness Rkmurkd.  The Victoria Hotel  R. B. KERR,  ' Barrister 'and Solicitor,  notary public. '  PHOENIX, B. C.  A. E. A5HCR0FT,  '       MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  BAUER & ASHCROFr,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Of the Camp.  j  We. handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton aud Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  B. C. HOTEL CO, Ltd., Props  J. BERKMAN, Maxagkr.  First Class in every respect. Electric Bells;  Electric Lighted. Finest Liquors and Cigars.  Large and Commodious Sample Rooms   Your Trade Solicited.  f   ��� /  Old Ironsides Ave.  Our Prices Are Right.  PHOENIX, BC  flMmmiwiPw aiiim  Another Car  0REENW00D. B. C  J. B. BOYLE,  Drugs and Stationery  of Timothy Hay Just to hand.  When; Buving Flour  Also Car of Oats.  See that it is the Celebrated CALGARY HARD WIIKAT, the beat Grade of Flour in  the Market. The PHOKNIX PKKD and PRODUCK CO. are sole ngenU for this  Celebrated Flour.  An Immense Shipment of  Choice Fresh Ranch Butter Just  Arrived at our Warehouse. Kindly Call and sample it..  CONTACTORS and BUILDER? WIIX FIND  a good stock of A No. i Shingles always on  hand at our Warehouse.  PHOENIX PEED AND PRODUCE CO.  BELLEVUE HOTEL  >  Knob Hill Ave    Phoenix, B. C.  This hotel is centrally located,- newly built and  newly furnished throughout. Everything is first  class.    Bar stocked with the finest.        :       :       :.  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  A party consisting of Mrs. C. XV.  Abbott, Mrs. John Riordan, Mrs. A. H.  McKay and Miss Katharine Fraser,  went to Midway last Sunday on a fishing excursion, meeting with fair success.  A schoolhouse is being built atEholt,  by the people of the town. It will be  what is known as an assisted school.  That is, the government allows $50  annually besides paying the teacher's  salary. 1  Ptioenli Mail Service.  -Office hours, 8 a. >u. to 7 p. tn.  Mails close fur Grami Forks, Greenwood, Rota-  Imul, NelMiii. Eastern United States and Coast  points via |y (except 8iiudn>) nt 13 15 p. m.  For Mllnuy, UimpMcKiimc} and Fairviewon  Monday, Weaiitsirn and Kiicioyat 12 15 p. m.  Minis due t. on; all pou ts at 5 30 p. m.  D.J. Mathesos,  l'oMmaJter.  Old Ironsides/Avenue,  PHOENIX, B. C.  SLINN & McCAGUE.  PROPRIETORS.  City Bakery  J��� Bread, Cakes, Pie*, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Free Delivery.  The Dritish (Mia Wholesale lip (npr. [inifed.  R. GREIGER, Mangaer. -    "  AGENTS FOR  Complete line of Bar Supplies. ' ~~; ,-  ...GREENWOOD, B. C*  Phoenix Stage Line*  Makes Two Bound Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 8.00a. m. aud 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves Greenwood at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Greenwood Time.  MANDEL & MURPHY, Props.  iff, nose &ueacon  Are Now Ready to do All Kinds of  TINWARE, ROOFING,  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  Mining Machinery  Peterborough, Out.,  9���������������������es*  Furnished with the Finest of Goods.  Graham & Prendergast, Props.  Jti THE  PHOENJX PIONEER.  [*������ ���  ft     Drugs  i|     Perfumes  ft     Toilet Soaps  Druggist Sundries.  11 EC Keith & Co.  -���-HANDLE   Real Estate and  Mining Properties.  COPPER PROPERTIES  WANTED.  Some Choice Lots in Phoenix  on Reasonable Tcrini.  We carry a full  every^liue.  stock in  o   o  j��NHGHT BELbg  i P. H(Keozit|(o.  Druggists.  Opposite The Imperial Hotel.  DoninJoaAve.   P��0ENIX,B.C. ...';  Z++4+++H 4 ��� ��� ��� ��� ������ + ��� ������ ��� ��� ���..���.*  | PHOENIX, B, C.  *3*&#  *������������������������*��������mti��M'�� '  ��-��-��-��-��-o o ��� ��  JOE HEDGES  City Scavenger.  '       All orders promptly attended to.  Telephone 520 or P. O. Box 50.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  PAID-UP CAPITAL,,.. .$4,866,666  RESERVE FUND.....', .$1,460,000  LONDON OFFICE:  3 Clement's Lane,Lombard Street, E.C.  : ���-:.���.    1  : Smoke :  ���KELOWNAfi  + l,4>���� ��*���>�������������*������� ������M������ ������������  LOCAL AND OTHERWISE  The new Windsor hotel was opened  t greenwood last Saturday night.  The Alhambra theatre   at   Greenwood is closed for repairs and general  (.novation.  Last Saturday's mail did not reach  'hoenix till Monday noon. Inspector  Durman should take note.  TctT Lewis, the Columbia hotel owner  nd capitalist, was admiring the beauties  f Phoenix early in the week.  Miss Alice M. Carter, of Greenwood,  nt last Sunday with   Miss   Dorothy  ichards at the Victoria hotel.  The Kootenay: Mining Standard,  a  onthly published by D. R. Young at  ossland, has'died a natural death.  Rev. Jos.   McCoy  was unable   to  ;cupy the  Presbyterian  pulpit    last  nday, being  somewhat  indisposed.  E. Jacobs, of Midway, editor of .the  vance and townsite agent, has been  ceeded by E. M. Crounse in  both  sitions.  Ralph Clarke has decided  to  post-  ne his seeking the fickle goddess at  pe Nome forthe present, and instead  II be connected ;>vith  the Phoenix  'rading Co.':.;...   ������'���..."  fThe Phoenix public school now has  ut 45 names on the  roll,  with  an  (���erage attendance of 33.    There were  ���out a dozen when the school started  t October.'  The New - Westminister Columbian  Ihich has been supporting the govern-  jinlent,. has  been   sold and   will  now  ^.champion the interests o( the conserva-  ^jtWi^rin the province.  CIGARS.  00  UNION MADE  .����M����M����IM*M��tM����tlt   ���'.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  AND SCX) LINE.  Canada's National Highway.  America's Great Transcontinental Line  and World's Pictorial Route.  The direct route from Kootenay, Kettle  River and Boundary Creek Districts  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from |  Revclstoke and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist Cars past Medicine Hat:  Daily for St. Paul; Sundays and.  Wednesdays for Toronto; Fridays  For Montreal and Boston. Same  Cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Direct Connection via Robson to and  from all Points.  Except Sunday        Except Sunday  14:35 Leave Greenwood Arrive 15.35  For   rates   and   full    information  address nearest local agent or,  E.R.REDPATB, Agent, freeawood, B. C  W.F.Anderson,        E.J.Covle,  Trav.Pass.Agent,        A.G.P.Agr, ;  Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. F.WALKER SCO.  Every thing in stock Tthat  should be found in an Up-to-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  v     Stationery j  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B.C.  Agts.  for Spokesman-Review  1D. PALORCIA.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  fine boots and shoes hade to  CKDER..  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Carter Pfcteals St. art Brac-klri Ave.  COURT of directors:  II. Bkodik, Jojix Jamks Caktiek, Raspard  FaUKUU,   KtCHAIlD   II.   GLYN,   IIK.1KV   I. R.  Fakkkk, Ki>. Arthur Hoakk, H. J. B. Kkn-  DAt, J. J. KlNGSPORD, PXSR LUBBOCK,   GEO.  D. Whatman.  SlJCKETARV, A. G. WALLI9.  . Head Office In Canada, St. James Street,  MONTRKAL.  II. Stikemax, General Manager.  J. Ki.msi.by, Inspector.  . BRANCHES 1N-CANADA.  Loudon, Brantford, Hamilton,Toronto, Montreal,  Ottawa, Kingston, Queliec, St. John, N. B.,  Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B., Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft, Dawson City, Klondike, N.  W. T., Greenwood, Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  Sidney, C. B.  AGENTS IN THE UNITED STATES. ��� ���  SrOKANH���Traders National and Old National  Bank*. New Yokk���jj Wall Nt., W. Lawson  and J. C. Welsh, agent*. San Francisco,  124 Sanaonie street, H. J. McMicliacl and J. R.  Ambroae, agents.  LONDON BANKERS.  The Bank of Kngland and Glyn & Co.      .,  FOREIGN APENTS. .   ,-;.'  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool, Australia���Union  Bank of Australia:' New Zealand���Union."  BaukorAustralia'and Hank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartered Merchants Bank of India, London and China-,  Agra Bank Went Indies: Colonial , Bank.'  Paris���Marcuard and Krauts & Co., Lyons-  Credit Lyouualt.  JAMES ANDERSON, Mir.. Qntawooi, B.C.  PHOENIX, B.��.  The Mosfc Popular  Hotel in Phoenix.  It is the FAVORITE RESORT fori  the Weary and Thirsty Travellers  or Wayfarer, and in consequence!  is becoming noted throughout the j  Boundary.  Newly Furnished.   Choicest Liquors]  and Cigars.    Dining Room First-  Class in Every Way.  C. W. ABBOTT, Prop.  THE'CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  BEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established 1867,  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL   -     -   -    .$1,500,000  -   $835,000  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQC)COOOCK)OOOOC)000000000000000000000  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $5,000,000.  [Six Million Dollars.]  rest  $1,000,060  President Hon. Geo. A- Cox.  General Manager B. 15. Walker.  Ass't. Gen'l   Manager.J.H. Plummek.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  r ���SOLE AGENTS FOR THE���  JUon Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the  Largest Brew-,  ery in British Columbia.   GENERAL  EXPORT AGENTS���  Blue Label rSeS en  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  Wiesbaden, Germany.  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooowwooooooooooooooooooo  RESERVE FUND  Notdcn Hotel  This bank has the largest number; of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawsr n City.  Accounts of Corporations,' ferchants  and Individuals received on favorable  terms. ;,.:.:::.'.:-,;.v.,..>;''.'  Drafts, Comiriercial Credits^ Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.  - Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted.; ' \.r ;  Greenwood Branch,  D.Ao CAMERON,  ���'��� Maaifcr  w.y  , v>:'A|��moker was held by  the Green-  \W'ot��d[, Club  last  Friday evening,   in  ^hobor of F. J.   Finucane and Clive  Vjj*rinigle, who shortly go to London and  sfttejir'aris Exposition.;  jber C.Smith,   formerly  publisher  the Rossland Record and  later  of  Grand Forks Gazette, has decided  elinquish the newspaper business  practice law at Republic,  'rank Woods has  disposed  of his  [tenth   interest in the I.ast Chance  line in the Sloran for $100,000 to Dr.  endncks, of Minneapolis, who form-  F"6r1jr owned the Pilot Bay .smelter.  &iJ G. F. Burnett, of Montreal, manager  Igjor Canada    of the  Ocean Accident  Guarantee Corj)oration,   Ltd.,   of  idon, England, was a guest  at. the  toria hotel   last Sunday, and   was  iferring with his Phoenix agent,   L.  "rawford.      '���'������.  t'he returns  from   the Corbett-Jef-  fight last Friday night, were made  [lie in Phoenix several hours earlier  i at any other point in   the Boun-  The   Butte, hotel,   where   the  fetins were read, was  crowded  all  {evening by those interested.  he Le Roi mine at Rossland is how  king  to the   full   capacity of   its  hinery.    This is only 60 per cent  (Hhe producing capacity of the mine.  *K|>iiring the last 14 days of April  the  jjftjjka! shipments were  6700  tons,  an  ^Ift^erage of. 479 tons a day, and  this  output is beirfg maintained  with   362  men on the payroll. .������.,.  &-  ���������'���-���     ���   QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY AT MIDWAY.  Greenwood  Music Store  00 o   .:...-..'���  Pianos, Organs,  Sheet Music,  ; Instruments, Strings, etc. .���*  o op ':.:'���'  Prof. Kaufmann will receive pupils  y for Piano, Violin, Mandolin.   Best  References.    Moderate Rates,  . Govern merit" aivd Greenwood Sts. Greenwood, B. G.  BOARD Ol' DIRECTORS:  R. W. Hp.nkkkk, President, Hox. M. II. Cocii  ��amk, Vice-Pres., Israel Wood. J. S. Mitchell,  O. Stevens, JT. N. Oaler, N. W.Tiionias, C II,  Kathan.ll. B. Brown, Q. C, ,  JIKAD OFKICK SHKRBROOKK, P. Q.  '  Wm." Fakwri.i,, Gen'l Mgr., S. Kijoell, Ixwal  Mgr.; S. F. Morky, Branch Inspector.  BRANCIIKS.  Waterloo, W. I. nrlggs, Manager.  Stanstead, S. Stevens,        "  Cowanvllle, J. Macklnuon, Manager.  Coatlcook, B. Austin, Manager.  - Richmond, W. L. Ball,      "  Granby, W. H. Robinson, "  ��� Bedford, K. W. Morgan,, " .  Magog, K.P.Oliver, '���'..  8L Hyacinthe, J. K. I* Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, K. N. Robinson. Mgr.  Grand Forks, J. W. Maekraghtu, Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Bank or Montreal: I,on-  don, F.ng., National Bank of Scotland; Boston,  National Kichange Bank; New York, National  Park Bank.  Collections ' made at all accessible points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good in  all points in Canada, U. S. and Kuropc. Exchange bought and sold.  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to u.  >V;  J. E. AHLMSTROM, Manager.  Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE, -       -       -  ......      PHOENIX, B.  c:'  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate! at InprovcmeiU.  notice. '!;,  Tip Top and Triangle Fraction Mineral Claims,'  situate in the Kettle River mining division of  Yale district.  Where Locatedi~Iu Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I; John F. Henieuway,  as agent fur J.P.Graves, Free Miner's Certificate No. miCqh, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining.Recorder for Certificates of Improvement* fur the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And further take notice that action under 'section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate* of Improvements.  Dated this <jili day of March. 1900.  27 Jso. v. Hkjibnway.  SPECIAL BARGAINS  ���-NOW, IN���  Spring and Summer Suits  r. . . .And don't forget-io see our New Range of...  Just arrived.   And remember, the best place to buy your SHOES is  FOLEY? BROS.,  Dominion Avenue, ��� - -   ,      PHOENIX, B. C.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  C. W. Greer, Propr.,  Is making Light, Sweet and Wholesome'.  Bread, French, Rye or Graham.   Leave  your orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, B. C.  The Yale-Colambia Lumber Co.  r$;.- Manufacturers ofall kinds of  ^      Rotfgn and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,  '��_ Motfldings andToralngs.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  MINERAL ACT,  Urtillcsfc of ImamcjMatf.  '"c'���'���'"      ^mic& .";":.'-������',  Chancellor Mineral Claim situate in the Kettle  '   river mining division of Yale district.  Where Located:���Greenwood camp.   ,:,  Take notice that I, James Moran, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B6574, for myself and as agent for ;  John   Mulligan,   Free Miner's   Certificate   No.  I9557A, intend, sixty days from the (late hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, forthe purpose of obtaining ��  Crown Graut of the above claim.   :  And further take notice that action, under sec-'���'  tlon 37, must be commenced before the lasurance.  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of March. 19001  jAunMoBAM.  37  �����������-���       MINERAL ACT.  CKRTIFICATK OF IMPROVKMKNTS.  "No. 13," Mineral Claim,situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I, James Moran, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B6574, 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 graut ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of March, 1900.  30 Jajies ManAX.  ...... mill and yard  ^Nakusp.  ^���Robson...    "     "  ',<Kossland..    "     "  iYmir.   ...:..  "     "  ^Greenwood���Gen'l office���mill  ;;   yards,  and  Phoenix.'.. .  Eholt No. r.  Eholt No. 2..  Deadwood...  Rock Creek-.,  Long Lake..  ."mill and yard.  We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  .Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  I be Celebrated There In Good Style Next  Week.  'he citizens of Midway have  about  pleted preparations for  the  cele-  ion ofthe Queen's Birthday,    They  to   the   entire population   of the  ndary country, to  be there  next  rsday and join with them in honor-  the event.    The  following  is   the  of events and prizes thus far  deled on.    Arrangements have not yet  n completed for base ball, cricket,  t ball and other matches:  HOKSH RACKS.  ffjfflk for all half mile and repeat- Jioo  ttWj? for *"��� **> yard dash    50  * ^arinnera in above races barred from  tfSjgother races.  i^rw��l  horses only 1-4 mile nnd rc-  JjStpeat ���i _    40  ^TOdle horses, i5oo yard dash *....   35  ^3f'�� pony race, 1-4 mile dosh    10  Owelty race, 1.3 mile.    10  "I^rftiUing,  single driver and   4-whcel  I'tJ18 -���" ���" -���    ��  ���Jiuitrance fees for above races ten  *W cent of purse, excepting bovs,  Stfgy and Novelty races, for which  (Jlieyc is no entrance fee.  % BICYCLK RACKS.  Vfttt for all half mile and repeat    ��5  ^.Jlatrance fee 5 per cent of purse.  Uillfmlle dash , ......',.,   i5  f feiliners of finrt race barred.   Kn-  JMBcefee, $i.oo  LASles race, hnlfimllc dash. ,'.....   10  NOiTCnlrnsicc fi;c.  i- > . t*ij:i;yR'.vjJ'.sti;Q>.tT_s..  Sinai 1 ^.'liiiijf jtiinii ;....'....; \.] 10  Rueii iii.iiiiiii/;.i5ni> ;..;. .'...:.'..:....'.,:.��� !0  Sll-li -. fj-it |..-.ce, i.�� yui.ls.'.'     ,?  S40  3S  <s  J  Phoenix Bottling Works  J. HARPER, Proprietor.  O  Bottlers of all kinds of Carbonated waters.  Sole agents for Halcyon water.  Boundary agents for Nelson Brewery.  All orders promptly attended to.  Standard Avenue, near Banner Street,       -       -       PHOENIX, B, C.  75��  AND  Struck by a Cyclone.  FEED,   GRAIN, HAY,   ROLLED  OATS, ETC.  Warehouse Standard Ave.  H "a,e,w'U5e Jianadra ftVC�� Phoenix, B.'C. &  No one will make a mistake by investing in Phoenix.  It has all the elements necessary for the making of a  large and populous city. ��  The mines in Phoenix are those which were the  greatest inducement to the C. P. R. when it spent $4,000,-  000 in building its Boundary railway branch. These  mines are just starting upon the steady shipping era,  with thousands of tons of ore on the dumps.  For information of any kind regarding Phoenix, or  the prices of property, write,  G. W. RUMBERGER,  Dominion Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  W^  55535=  Notice.  Notice is hereby given that an application will-  be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province ofBritish Columbia at its nest session,, for  an Act to incorporate a Company with power to  construct, equip, maintain, and operate telephone  and telegraph lines vviihiu and throughout the  Province of British Columbia, and to. construct,  erect, and maintain such and so many poles and  other works aud devices as the Company deem .  necessary for making, completing, supporting,  using, working, operating and maintaining the  system of communication by telephone ana telegraph, and to open or break up any part or part*  of the said highways or streets as often as Uie  said Company; its agents, officers or workmen  think proper, and fur the purposes ofthe undertaking to purchase, acquire, or lease, and hold  and sell and dispose oflands, buildings or tenements within the limits aforesaid, and to purchase  or lease, for any term Of years, any telephone or. '  telegraph line established, or to be established,  in British Columbia, connected, or to be connected  with the line which the Company may construct,  and to amalgamate with or lease, its Hue or lines,  or any portion or portions thereof, to any com-  pany'possessing, as proprietor, any line of telephones or telegraph communication connecting, or to be connected, with the said Company's  line or lines, and to borrow money for the purposes of the Company, and to pledge or mortgage  any ofthe Company's assets for that purpose,  and to receive bonuses or privileges from any  person: or body corporate, and with all other  usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or  privileges as may be necessary or incidental  to the attainment of the above objects, or any of  them.  Dated this 15th day of December, 1S99,  J. R. Ukovvjt,  Solicitor for the Applicants.  Notice of Assignment.  Pursuant to "Creditors Trust ��� Deeds Act" and  amending nets, notice is hereby giveu that Ira  Wcstley Black, of the town of Phoenix, in the  Province of British Columbia, hotelkeeper, has  by deed, be riug date the eighteenth day of April,  A. D-, 1900, assigned all his personal estate,  credits and effects, which may be seized and sold  under execution, and all his real estate, to George  \V. Rumberger, ofthe said town of Phoenix, in  the Province of British Columbia, real estate  dealer, in trust, for the purpose of paying and  satisfying, ratably aud proportionately and without preference or priority, the creditors of the  said IralWcstley Black, their just debts.  The said deed wan executed by the said Ira  Wcstley Hlnck, the assignor, and said George IV.  Rumberger, the trustee, 011 the eighteenth day 1 f  April, A. D., 1900.  All creditors having claims against the said Ira  Westley Black are required to file their claims  with the said trustee, George W. Kunilxrrger, duly  .proved, ns provided by the net. In default of the  said trustee receiving satisfactory proof thereof,  any creditor is liable to hnre his claim barred.  And further take notice that a meeting of the  laid creditors will be held at the offices of Messrs-  Cayley & Cochrane, solicitors fur the trustee Martinis Block, Dominion nvcuue. Phoenix, B. C. on  I-riday, the eleventh May, A.D. 1900, at the hour  of four o'clock in the nfturuoon.  Dated nt Phoenix, this 19th day of April, A. D.,  1900.  GKORGK W. RUMBKRC.KR,  TRUSTKH.  CAYLEY & C0CHRANK,  SOLICITORS. l��  Notice.  Take Notice, that the partnership heretofore  existing betweeen Georgte Dorsey and Kdward  Simpson, as hotclkeepersat Phoenix, B.C., under  Ilia firm name of Simpson & Dorsey, is hereby  dissolved.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 30th day of April,  1900.  MRS. OF.ORGIK DORSF.Y,  HOWARD SIMPSON.  Witness:  R. B. KP.RK. 38  The LOG CAB  Mrs. Larson has opened  a I-aundry in the Log  Cabin Hotel, and is prepared to do all kinds of  Laundry work in first class  order.    A trial solicited.  Dominion Avenue,  Below Damicr Street.  V^'/PiLsss  ��� ������' '����  '���'������������������ wtwm  ���--(mi  if  '���%fi  ��� '���'������-���'������iwmfflg  ���;������'.r-W^S��  y-i'mM  ���mw-k  "������-���;-W  ���kw  MM  ���r'Ptt'vk  ������M7ma  y-*������������&*&&  .:���).. :..j|-^t.  ASfP  ���';-.'-.'-;��s^i��*a  ���:-��� -iWlm  '���--������ Yf*Si$  ���.:?:$&  .���:;;:;. iggpl  ���:;- 'Pill  ������"Ii  h-��#1 it)i!SSaM&&^biM!Uihivit^^'i.^Ssmim^^ ������� &>*���  Kl^i^SB:^^^  MmM  ���y.  SK1���^'^':';,^';.^:,'  m0-;:i-  li*iS^S^*K:rftV?'V;'''  fX^'v-' -i ���������---       ���'��� -:'   '"--- 'I ���  F-��fe��.i ���---���:r-' -���.'���< >',���-.:���. -;". ���. :':  * feS-bO:'---  V.;'"-.-v.;-.  It *MtMvt0Kc^:  li�� *as?:'S!'f.S'!:'.:-i:.yr;s?~ ft::-'  I i*      1 ^9';Vj':;r.'"il*''.1"':'"-'.--..'-'l;,ii'.''-" ' ���'���'���':  b   t ?&fe����v-;V;:;.:y. ���:������:,;  m. J   ''^':'.-t'ir';'iC-: -tv-"^ v^vv    .-'.-  r^  s^^Jteiy:;;:iV,;...:.���:./  4t     �� ^'tf^S/Sfc  1    ��&a��F  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  *��  o  o  I  c  <>  ?  *��  I  e  -��--o-��-  -0-0-��'-��-��-0-��r��"1  OUR BUSINESS IS. ��������  ;Wall' Paper  Stationery      :     '  Blank Books  Office Supplies  Tobacco,. Cigars j Etc  Call niid see our goods.   We've probably*  pi just what you want. . ^  HcRq8 Dfos. i Smith   J  PHOENIX, B ('     I  �� T  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  at Hartfoid Junc-  ]\ijr  da)  A mm was hu.t  tion )esterdaj.  'I huiid.), May 15th, was  at ���the War Kigle mine.  I'Vir a first i toss sh.i\o and hair cut,  go to Win  1, Cramer.  'Monda\ mil be pa) dai with the  lailroad uinstiuction gang .ttJi.iriford  junction.  Hartford Junction now icjojccs in  two new hotels, one by Russtll Bros  and the other owned b\ John Dorsey.  Several local sports are .getting, nj.  shape .to take . part iiiL the games at  Midw.i, on the Queen's birliidaj.  I    H  JLrf�� w* w,  Real Estate and Mines.  Agent for the Phoenix Assurance Co., of London, England;  The Western Assurance Co., of Toronto;  The British America   Assurance  Co.,  of Toronto;  The Mutual'Life Insurance 'Co., of New York; !  The Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation, of London.  Llo)d'<> Plate Glass Insurance Co. of New York.  Selling Agent for the OLD IRONSIDES TOWNSITE,  Phoenix.  OFFICE: KNOB HILL AVENUE  ;.   , Phoenix, B.C.  Two Boxing Contests.  I wo bo\mg contests will take pl.u e  May 24. In the afternoon at Midway  Danny Dean and Andy King will box  15 rounds- lor the)featherweight championship of British Columbia. In .the  exening at the Alhambra theatre,  Bo\le, the diuggist and st.i-!Green���0od; ifmmfo Woods   will   try  tloner, is now showing a   line  line  <>f conclusions  with' A.  I).   McDonald'.  stiuonciy  ictcned  .and   ollue supplies,   just  1 1,, Strqthc'is, manager of tho  Phoenix I'ct-d and 1'iodiiLO Co, spent  ���itouple of da\s at the Porks earl)  this week"  l'oreman Wright now lias a forcr- of  tight or ten carpenteis at work on the  new compressoi -house, to be erected  nt the K'iob Hill mine.  Work is to be started 1 on the Great  Hopes claim .it once, in Dead wood  ramp 'J he Moinson also will resume  about the first of the' month  r  A mo\ement is on foot to form a  brass band 111 Phoenix It ougnt to  lucceed) as theip art* several old bandsmen here, arjd plenty of talent.  This week the. Vernon iVr-1 Nelson  Telephone Co set 15 lort)-lo0t poles  on Dominion a\emie, and will soon  string another wire to Phoenix  On account ot the difficulty in securing suitable giounds, the base .ball  enthusiasts ol Phoenix are not )ctm a  position to challenge all comers  \\ in Yolen Williams, superintendent,  of the Old Ironsides* Knob Hill and  other Miner-Gra\es properties, has  been sjiendmg theweek'iri Spokane.  Ch'as F Clqiigh, a well known  mining broker of t Sjwkane, and a former real estate partner ot Jay P. Graves  in the boom ''da)* ot' the'pearly '90s,  paid Phoentx a Jl)ing visit tins week.  EngincrO. B"Smhh,-of the Old  Ironsides tow nsitev ha��^b��een establishing grades this week on.,the business  streets of that part ol tow n, tor the ac-  (.ommodntion ol those desiring to  Imdd. ,   > , ,,  H. J'. > Ceperley, general Pacific  coast sjgent o! the fire, insurance com  "panies.represented by L C. Craw lord,  was in^Phoeniv Wednesda) insisting  risks/ahd was'much pleased with the  outlook.  Agent Jennings, manager ofthe Giant  Ponder JCo lor British Columbia, was  in tov/h Tuesday and went through  the Knob Hill mine^ Like all others,  he was astonished at" the sizejot the  ore bodies already blocked out  F. P Buck, general 'manager of the  War Eagle,- and wife, went to Greenwood 'ijiursda), to* spend a day or two  beiore'starting lor their home at Sher-  brooXe, Qitebfjc. Mr. Buck is also  interested in'thV Buckhorn and Gol-  tonda in Deaawood'camp  I��� C. (Jrawford reports increased  activity in the^ale of- and inquiry tor  leal estate this \\eek. (Two lots were  sold yesterday^apd a nurafier of other  deals are jjending. . In nearly pll cases  the payments coming diVe on Old Iron  sides lots on ttie*i5th ^ere promj>t!)  met. " J" " 1,  An order in^coimej! has beenpassec  doing away with (hejcharge ot $1 j>ef  acre lor dominion Jands in British C'o  lumbia entered tor homesteads. 1 n lu  ture these lands will be granted on the  same terms as "*under the- dominion  lands act tor Manitoba and the Northwest.  1 lie latter is now in training at Columbia, and is being hcavil) backed by  several in Phoenix He is the e.x-  champion middleweight of Minnesota.  Both contests are exciting considerable  interest. ,  Leaves Moaday for Veraoa.  1 Rev. Joseph McCoy, who has been  supplying the Piestytcnan pulpit here  for several weeks, has accepted a call  from the church at Vernon, and leaves  Monday tor his new field. He will  havelus family come "put from "I'P-  ionto/> W^hlie here Mr*' Mcfcov��� 'fi'riSr  made many warm filends, who wish  him all success in his new location.  'Rev. George A Sutherland, a graduate ofjjalliousie University^ Halifax,  is expected to arrive in Phoenix some  time liext week, and will suppl) here  for a nine He may be called as the  permanent pastor. He comes with  nlost flattering recommendations -..'.  Political Pointer*.    ,-  Mr Mackintosh was, expected .in  Phoenix last night.      - *, * ���.,  May 26, or .1 weelc* from today, is  tho last day'for nominations throughout the province.  ' John Houston, mayoi of Nelson,, as  was expected, has been nominated as a  candi4dte'jtotttheJegislative ^ assembly.  frpm'Slocan jidmg.* 'This makes three  candidates in that riding, the others  being Dr. Hall and Prank Fletcher.   .  Wm. Delaha), _has?beertr appointed  as returning* officer for''the ^Phqeiiix  pdlling station by ThomaS"JParker/''coi���-  lector of \ otes 'I he only \ ottnij place.-  in Phoenix, will he in the storeroom..  under the Miners' Union Hall.      - ������'  XV. J. Snodgrass will give Price Elli- j  soh a run foi his  money in East Yale. !jts truth w'n'en too late.  He is a political campaigner of several  years standing and deservedly popular  111 the district���Cireenwood Miner.-"'"  ^ Voters In {rossland Rldlnj.  'Ihe following is the total number of  voters registered in Rossland riding up  to April sist-  Rossland ..    ..  Tnul  Olidstonc  Christum Lake  Cascade  Grand forkt��..  Columhm  KetUeRi\tr  I Phoenix  I-holt  Greenwood  \uaconda  CentrM Camp  Midna>  Denduood  Boundary Creel.-  Rocl. Creek  summit  Dutside points  t  ������    Totnl  1,919  429 I  S< !  ASTONISHED AT THE ORE IN SIGHT.  He Saw Some Phoenix Alines And Now tie  Believes.  , "James Mackirinqn, inspector of the  liasteni Townships Bank, has returned  cast, delighted with his sojourn in the  Boundary country," says the Granby  Mail.  "The primary object of my visit, he  said, was to inspect our branch at  Grand Porks. I was greatly pleased,  with the showing made. Mr. Mc-  lotighliu, our local manager, has worked tip a nice business and has Secured  a good class of customers. We will  establish a branch in Phoenix shortly.  "I was greatly impressed with the  possibilities of business in.the west.  ���'���' "Although our'bank is a conservative institution it may be an object for  us to extend the scope flowing in upon  .us in, ^tlie. east, and it is not always  easy to make good investments. Winnipeg and.Yan.couyer Jiaturally occur  to iiie-As favorable points for the establishment of branches but this will, be  ���a maUer-for.-the, decision Of our?direc-  tors.  ... "After.visiting several camps I must  admit that my expectations of the  mineral wealth of the Boundary have  been more than realized. In the east  1 was inclined to discount much of  what I heard about the mines; I required a visit.to.dispel, my illusions.  "After inspecting'the  Knob   Hill,  Old Ironsides;  Victoria  and   City of  Paris, I was simply astounded   at  the  amount of ore in   sight.    Eastern  investors like myself, of course, had' implicit   faith'  in   Messrs.   Miner" and  Graves. , Mr. Mineris agentlerrian^who  has   hahdle'd'-ftas'tern-'industrial enterprises . successfully,   while  we  always  realized that. Mr. Graves was the right  man" in the right place.    Their success  here  is unquestioned.    I  have-been  'disabused?-of the.idea that mining is a  risky business.    With the  exercise  of  judgment it is just as  safe, legitimate  and profitable'as  any  industrial project.    This is the belief I will disseminate on my return.    Many will realize  I should not  lie. surprised if British   Columbia  became the wealthiest  province  in., the  dominion within'the next ten years?''-  ������������������������������***��*i  Hello!  Yes, this is the Wynkoop-Stepheiis Trading  Co.  '* Yes, we have some choice values in several lines of  Groceries. Say, take a walk down and see us; the size and  completeness of our stock will surprise you.      ���          j  ��� Yes, we can supply you with Kitchen Utensils at the |  right price and in fact everything you need in the Hardware [  Line.    Don't forget the place. j.  I The Wynkoop-Stcphens Trading Co.!  j  i  ������"���*������������������������-���-������������������������������'���  ,*���������������������*���������*�����������������  t**��M �����������������������-�����������* �����*>**<  4***����*��**��***����*T��*����**��������'����t��T*^  m  Foresters' Ball Was a Success.  According to the popular verdict,  one of the most successful dancing  parties of the season was that, of the  Foresters' ball, given last Monday  evening at Miners' Union hall. The  music was all that could be desired, the  floor in first-class condition, and the  crowd was not too large for the comfort  of the dancers. In addition to the  sixteen numbers on the dancing program there were a number of extras.  Much credit is due to the floor committee, consisting of Dr. G.S. Gordon,  D.J. Darraugh andj. E.W. Thompson,  for making every one feel at home,  who were unremitting in their efforts.  A number from Greenwood took advantage of the occasion to attend, and  the supper, served about midnight at  the Union hotel, was first class.  At Miners Hall Tonight.  This evening a select entertainment  will be given at the Miners' Union  hall. It consists of a grand concert  and choice vaudeville show, to be given  by a company of artists which has  been playing.at Greenwood; having  given a show there last night Baby  Ruth, the wonderful child artiste, is  the star of the company. ��� Others .are  Miss Claire Keith, Miss Ray Curtis,  Miss Evelyn Paxton, Mr. Ned Parker,  Chas. E: Wade, John E. Jowett and  Mr. John.E. Keith.; .  The Old Ironsides now has a new-  assistant foreman. Last Wednesday  afternoon about four o'clock, Mrs. P.J.  Dermody presented her husband with  a bouncing boy, .and Foreman Dermody has since- been receiving the  congratulations of his friends. Itoth  mother and child are.doing well.  Clmeron Court I. 0. F.  Cimeron Court, Independent Order  Forresters, meets first and third Wednesdays  of   each . month.     Visiting  brethren are cordially welcomed.  LCCrAWFORD,   , J.E.W.TH0MI'.S0N,  Rec.Sec. ' C. R.  Church Services.  Presbyterian.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 o'clock,  Ironsides time, in the -achoolhou.se.  Everbody cordially invited.  Methodist.���Preaching service will  be held every Thursday evening, at  7:30 o'clock, at the schoolhouse. .Sermon by Rev. B. H. Balderston. Cordial invitation to all.  ,. 12  365  168  48  I&l  55  575  2S  14  .59  16  .IS.  "(' t  James Martin out of Politics.  James M. Martin, who   represented  Rossland riding in the last  legislative  assembly, arrived  in * Phoenix Thursday, he with his brother: being a property holder here.    Mr. .Martin says he  I is out of politics,  arid'is  not  taking  t sides with either  party ,in   this  cam-  1 paign, although he is a friend and ad-  ' mirer of Joe   Martin.    He  had   not  j been in Phoenix for several  months,  and expressed himself as   not  a  little  1 pleased with the business outlook and  i prospects' for  thevplace- becoming; a  ' town of no   little  importance  in  the  near   future.    He   thinks   his  investments in Phoenix arefall righx. ;  Trust Reduces Lead.  The American Smelting andRefin-  ing Company on 'Saturday; ^reduced;  the price of'lead fronv$4.7d to $454��)  It was a great surprise^to.the/>.trade.-  The trade understands that'the decline;  was owing to slack business.' This is  the first change made this year. . An  official of the American Smelting and  Refining.Company said: "The reduction in the price of- lead was made on  account of this being the'slack period  in the'-yeipv 'The' 'price; ;is now the  same as it was about six months ago.  When the busy season started, we advanced prices materially^ and we are  merely reducing them to the former  basis."             Just Received!  A Case  Lot of  ALARM CLOCKS  BREMNER&CO.  Miller Blk., Phoenix, B. C.  ���*'.  w:  ���:  �����:  w  wr  at.  THE I. X. L,.  ===== Store  Having purchased the general stock of Dry Goods, ��jT  Men's Furnishings, Clothing, Boots and Shoes -of,.'the^  Wynkoop-Stcphens Trading Company, at a  BIG  REDUCTION,  We are prepared to give exceptional values on all goodsS^  in stock. We would be pleased:to welcome all the old��t  patrons, as well as new ones. *?.  We promise you courteous treatment  right-paces.  and  goods   atjg  wc;l  *ti'  OLD  CHAS. SEARS, Mgr|  IRONSIDES AVE.  \mMwmwwm��mimmwfimw0['  ��t;'  w  1  -��-��-���-*����� 9 m �� ��� ���  McRaeBros. & Smith have receive^  the finest stock of wall paper ever  brought to Phoenix���-over 1,500 rolls  to select from.  Mrs* Wm. Delahay  Fashionable Dressmaking  00$  Residence, opposite Mandel  & Murphy's livery stable.  Dominion Ave.,  -9���8 C  ft O  -���-���  Phoenix, B. C.  4.055  Notice.  NoncRi9 herein gi\eii that I will not he re-  ipoiuuble for bills contracted b> my wife Mrs.  C M. Ball, from this date  Dated at llartfjni Junction, B C , this 12th dny  or^a>,iooo  (Sifrned)  1 C M  B\ll.  Notice; >    <  I N'otick is hereby given'.that the partnership  heretofore existiiiK between Jas. McCreathj Wif-  I-Haiti VV. Howe and C. W.'Abbott, under the firm  1 name of McCreath & Co., at-the flutte Jiotel,  I I'hoenix, B. C, is this day dissblved'-tv mutual  consent. The business will be contiuue'd bv, and  bills contracted from this date will be paid by the  said C. \V. Abbott.  Signed this 17th day of April, 1900, at Greenwood, B. C.  James JIcCheath,  William \V. IIowh,    ,  **���.'���'��� C.'"W. AIlIiOTT. '   '  The  (Formerly the Columbia Hotel) ,'  RUSSELL BROS, props.  c o o o ...  First-class from top to bottom.    Finest  liquors   and  cigars.  1    Come in and try bur new pool table and ..look over the  ;^-u' Mineral Exhibit.':  ;' -J  00 00  Coirnef Dominion Ave. and Phoenix St.,    Phoenix, B. C.  BUNDLES called for and delivered.  All work is done in first-class shape.   White shirts a specials  PAUL, FISCHER, Proprietor.  Cor. First Street,aiidKn��b"HiI1 Avenue,   -    Phoenix, E. C  The Town  -4  %  4L  ir-"4"  ���t'VJ  r-:?f.  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp f$|  44-M-f-M-'-*-f-��-+-f-f  The Coming Rossland of  the Boundary Country  ���������M"��-M"M-��-M-*>  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant. [;  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines. \  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from*lake on the property.  ���ft  ;IMM  if ii  .f:ii^tts��B:iiafei3H<��*��:i?!S

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