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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 19, 1906

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 fta  1  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining; District  ^p-^hoenix is the Centre  *&$* ' - a&sU Leading  Mining  ^'-V ' \J&gq\s& oounaary.  ��/22 1906      '^  ^//  \. Uk  ^^ORIA^V  ;/  * *cs  V.  Sir*  w  -"2S  ~**ij*B%  '���3*h��  r-j  ���2  *  Vol. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY. MAY 19,  1906.  No.    27.  TY-/^     13 JG     j&ir��Z*ttEZ  3"  An important Time 31  The Rig store.  This is the season when the ladies worry over what they  are going to wear for the summer months. If those who are  in doubt will come in and look over our stock we are sure  we will be able to help them decide.  Below we furnish a partial list of our new designs in  light textures.  TRAIN ROBBER  FROM PHOENIX  COMING AND GOING  Louis Colquhoun Alleged C. P.  R. Holdup.  3*  White Organdies, plain and fancy  stripes ' 25c to 60c  Black and white striped muslins 20c to 35c  Cotton Voiles in all shades 25c  Japanese Cup Cloth, fast colors 25c  Striped and checked ginghams 15c to 20c  New arrivals of pretty waists in muslins  and embroidered lines with  elbow and long sleeves selling  at $1.00 to $4.00  We are showing in ladies neck wear  many new styles in turnovers  and stocks at  25c to $1.25  Our new dress skirts are stylish and  made ofthe newest materilas, exceptionally low in price.  REMEMBER WE SELL THE CELEBRATED  HAGAR SHOE EOR WOMEN.  In Jail at Kamloops-History of  the Case.  T-Lj_l!!tkxiU.till>*iT^liliTf'iV   .rr  iBnm&Mmfim^  seasonable Goods  HARDWARE DEPT  ice Cream Freezers:  2 quart  3  4 "  d "  10 "  Screen Doors:  Plain  Fancy  FUiing:  Window Screens:  (Adjustable)  Garden Tools:  Steel Rakes  Hoes  Spades  Sprinkling Cans  Trowels  Weeding  Hooks  Garden nose:  Cotton, )/< inch,  50   feet  with Best Nozzle  Cotton, -'<> inch,  50   feet  with Best Nozzle  3 Ply Rubber, tf inch, 50  plcte with Best Nozzle  3 Ply Rubber, >/j inch, 50  plete with Best Nozzle  With Common Nozzle 50c  Window Shades:  15 dozen best cpiality at low   prices.  Our stock of Paints, Oils.  Varnishes  and Brushes   is   larger  All   the  leading   shades   in  Alabastine.     Also ground   glue   to   mix  same.      70 different patterns ol wall   paper to  select from. ���  Brass Extension Curtain Rods  &  ^  Louis Colquhoun, who is in jail  Kamloops, charged with being one  the three men who held up the C.  R. passenger train last week, came  Phoenix a year ago last fall from San  Francisco, where he said he had been  employed in the office of an express  company. He is a man of about 25  years, and said to be a native of Har-  riston, Ontario, drifting west with his  portion of an estate that was left him.  When he firsi arrived in Phoenix he  was employed on a timber gang,on the  V., V. & E., railway putting in cribbing  but only worked for a week. Then  he worked in the local office of P.  Burns & Co., Ltd., and also in the  warehouse of Hunter, Kendrick Co.  He did not seem able to hold a position for any length of time, and was  out of employment for a considerable  period.  Finally he was made time keeper  for Contractor Brown, on the V. V. &  E. west of Midway, and came back  from there, working for some time at  the Dominion Copper Co.'s Brooklyn mine in this camp as mucker or  car man. When he left here he owed  a number of bills around town, but returned and worked Jong enough to  settle all of his accounts.  His various employers universally  gave him a good character, but say  that he lacked ambition, and seemed  to be lazy, which accounts for his not  holding any position any length ol  time. He was an easy going young  fellow, and no one thinks he would  have been connected with a train  robbery, as he seemed to lack the  grit and get-up-and-gct for such an undertaking.  Story ol Robbery ind Capture.  Tuesday night, May 8th, three train  robbers held up the C. P. R. passenger train on the main line, 16 miles  east of Kamloops. They climbed over  the tender, covered the engineer and  firemen with guns and made thern cut  the mail car from the train and run on  for a mile. Here the masked men entered the mail car, but secured only a  small amount of cash from the registered mail, something like $30,000  that was in the car escaping their attention. When done they bade the  engineer good night and started over  the hills.  When the alarm was given from  Kamloops, as soon as the train could  get back, all the machinery of the C.  P. R., the provincial and Dominion  governments was called into action to  aprehend the bandits, a total of $ti,-  500 in rewards being offered for their  capture, dead or alive. Police Constables, Northwest mounted police  and detectives from all parts swarmed  into that country, and Indians, woods  men and what not started in on the  chase, two sets of bloodhounds also  being brought there, one being the  hounds from Spokane that recently  ran down a murderer.  The country was scoured lor miles  and several men were taken in' charge  on suspicion. But Monday afternoon  Constable Fernie, about a mile from  Douglas lake, came upon three men  in the bush whom he decided to be  the men wanted. He culled the  mounted police not far away, and the  men were arrested, one of them showing fight, and several shots being exchanged, one bandit receiving a bullet  through the  leg.  When arrested and taken to Kam-  oops the men geve their names as  George Edwards, William Dunn, alias  "Shorty," and Louis Colquhoun, the  latter saying he was from Peoenix.  Edwards is said to be the notorious  Bill Miner, who has been mixed up in  several hold-ups in the west, and  is a much wanted individual by a number of sheriffs.  The robbery has excited much interest, as 111 1904 the C. P. R. train  was held up near Mission Junction  and many thousands of dollars were  secured by the robbers, one of whom  is believed to be Bill Miner. Edwards,  or Miner has been identified by the  mail clerk, A. H. McQuarrie, whose  car he entered.  Martin Burrell, editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette, was a visitor here last  Sunday.  J. H. Fox, of Nelson, travelling  freight agent for the C.P.R., was here  Monday.  Wm. Spier, manager of the Eastern  Townships Bank, at Grand Forks, was  here early this week.  Mrs. Charlotte Crawford, of Seattle,  is visiting her daughter, Mrs. XV. B.  Willcox, for a couple of months.  S. S. Irwin, manager of the B. C.  Telephone Co. at Rossland, was here  Tuesday, looking after repairs in the  Boundary.  R. A. Fraser, a former resident of  this camp, but now employed at the  LeRoi mine, Rossland, spent a couple  of days here this week.  J. S. Clute, of New Westminster, the  veteran inspector of customs, has been  spending several days in the Boundary,  on one of his regular rounds.  Sheriff H. C. Kerman, of Grand  Forks, was in the city Sunday evening,  on his way to attend county court at  Greenwood the next morning.  Dr. Campbell, Dominion veterinary  inspector at Midway, was a visitor here  Thursday, to inspect some cows imported from the American side.  W. B. Bower, of Grand Forks, who  has been here for the last three weeks  neaily, with the Eastern Townships  Bank, returned home last Saturday.  Frederic Keflex, M. E., engineer for  the B. C. Copper Co., spent several  days in Franklin camp last week, where  his company may have substantial interests.  SAW MINES  OF COMPANY  President Langeloth, of Granby  Company.  Boundary Mining Notes  Well  Satisfied With  Made.  Progress  Col. Robert T. Lowery, the sage of  Lowery's Claim and who has just  launched the Ledge at Greenwood,  was in the city last Saturday, and  found many old friends.  Supt. A. B. W. Hodges, of the  Granby Consolidated, visited the Pathfinder mine, on the North Fork, this  week. The company has some 25  men at work there on development.  Fred \V. Knight, the well known  Grand Forks mining man, returned to  the Boundary last week, from Salinas,  Calif., where he was located when the  earthquake struck the Golden Gate  state.  John A. Morrin returned Thursday  from the meeting of the grand lodge of  the Knights of Pythias, which was held  at Nanaimo. He reports a most successful gathering of the members of  that order.  Last Saturday a special irain on the  Great Northern railway brought President Jacob Langeloth, of the Granby  Consolidated, accompanied by Mrs.  Langeloth, Jay P. Graves, the general  manager, and Supt. A. B. W. Hodges.  The train arrived about noon, and  the visitors spent the rest of the day in  inspecting the properties of the company, including the Monarch and  Gold Drop mines, new acquisitions as  regards development since Mr. Lang-  lotb'.-i visit last year. The parties  left Sunday morning for Spokane on  the Great Northern regular passenger  train.  Mr. Langeloth is also president of  the American Metal Co.,of New York,  a concern that is the second largest of  its kind on the American continent.  The concern has branches in several  parts of Europe, and its business is the  marketing of the metallic output of  mines and smellers all over North  America. He had just come from a  trip to Arizona, having visited,   among  Two diamond drills are again being  operated at the Granby mines.  Some Providence ore is being sent  to the Hall Mines smelter at Nelson.  A diamond drill is being operated  at the McKinley mine, McKinley  camp.  ��� More ore shipments from the Strath-  more are expected to be sent out this  month.  Another cur of machinery for the  headworks of the new Granby shaft  has arrived.  JAP SAVANT  WAS A VISITOR  Eminent   Metallurgist    From  Land of Mikado.  It is now thought that the opening  of the new Miners' Union opera house  will take place about the first of July.  Customs Officer Delahay has received orders from Ottawa to confiscate  any copies of the Appeal to Reason,  ihe   Girard, Kansas,   Socialst   weekly,  ately ruled out by the Canadian  post  office   department   which   may   come  icre by post, express or otherwise.  Mr. Delahay states also that merely  having these papers in one's possession  subjects one to arrest and fine. A  package was received in Phoenix by  express this week, but was not delivered to the consignee.  Wm. Dickman, the veteran prospector, who located the Providence mine,  and returned to the Boundary recently  from his old home at Rockville, Wis.,  is heading for the Similkameen, searching for more bonanzas.  M. H. McQuarrie came in Saturday  from a visit to his townsite in McKinley camp, up the North Fork. He  states that things look good to him in  that locality, but he would like to  know how many railways are to build  to the camp out of those projected.  W. D. Lawson, ledgerkeeper of the  Eastern Townships Bank, returned  from his trip to Shelbourne, Ont.,  where he went recently, accompanying  the remains of his sister, Mrs. Manning, and her child, who lost their  lives in the earthquake at Santa Rosa,  Calif.  Matron Howe, of the Phoenix General Hospital, left for Victoria Wednesday, where she will spend her annual  vacation, expecting to be absent about  six weeks. While Miss Howe is gone,  Miss Murray, who returned last week,  and Miss Boffey will be in charge of  the institution.  other properties, the famous Copper  Queen mine, at Douglas, .\riz-ma, and  the big properties at Cananea,  Mexico.  As to Mr. Langf.loih's impressions  of the company's progress at its Phoenix mines, it may be said without  question that he was not a little pleased  at the evident advance in development, both here and at the company's  Grand Forks smelting plant, since his  visit of less than a year ago, and he  so expressed himself. His trip was a  somewhat hurried one, as he is de-  sirious of getting back to his New York  office as soon as possible, having been  absent some weeks. It was Mrs.  Langeloth's first visit to Phoenix. Mr.  Langeloth is one of the New York  capitalists who took a large interest in  the Granby Consolidated two or three  years ago, since which time the company's shares has appreciated two or  three hundred per cent or more.  DOES NOT WISH SHAFT   IN  THE STREET.  the   Do-  '3  164  75  00  00  communication was  Brown,   solicitor, of  106  2  4  Another Dally lor Nelion.  Notwithstanding the fact that Nelson needs a second daily paper about  as much as a cow needs two tails, a  project is on foot, it is said, to establish anothet paper there, to be called  Morning Canadian. The same report  has it that the new paper will be published in the Conservative interests  and be under the management of  David Mark Carlev, who is now publisher and proprietor of the weekly  Economist.  Reliance Will Ship Ore.  The Ratbmullen mines, in Summit  camp, are steadily progressing and will  have one of their group a shipper  shortly. Considerable development  work has been done the past two years  on the crown granted claims of the  company, but latterly work has been  confined to the Reliance claim, which  has been developed by a 100 foot shaft  and drifts at the 50-foot and lower  levels. Copper ore of a good grade  has been encountered in the works,  but the formation is badly cut by porphyry. In the past week, however,  considerable ore of a shipping grade is  coming in, and the face of the drift at  the 100-foot level is well in ore.  L H. Moffatt, a director of the  company, who visited the mine during  the week, is much pleased with the  showing, and said they expected to  make the Reliance a shipping property  this summer.  Mr. Karatofsky   Protest*   Against  minion Copper Co.  Mayor Rumberger and Councilmen  Oxley, Kane, Brown and Carson were  present at Wednesday's meeting of the  city council, the following accounts,  on recommendation of the finance  committee, being ordered paid :  M. Mclntyre $  74  B. C. Telephone Co      10  Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.    93  Pioneer Pub. Co   Morrin, Thompson & Co  Gutta Percha & Rubber Mfg.  Co   Granby Co   C, P. R   Co      The   following  read from   J.   R.  Greenwood :  City Clerk, Phoenix, B.C.,  Dear Sir,���-I have been instructed  by Robert H. Karatofsky, who owns a  lot at the corner of Standard avenue  and School street, to protest to the  city council of Phoenix against the  action of the Dominion Copper Co. in  sinking a shaft and building a shaft-  house on Standard avenue, Phoenix.  If the highhanded action of the Dominion Copper Co. is allowed to go  unchallenged, it will cut off the most  convenient means of ingress and egress  from Mr. Karatofsky's lot and seriously  damage it. Unless the matter of  which Mr. Karatofsky complains is  remedied without delay, I shall take  what legal steps are necessary to protect his interests. Will you kindly  place this communication before the  city council of Phoenix at its first  meeting and oblige,    Yours truly,  J. R. Brown.  The city clerk was ordered to send  a copy of the letter to the Dominion  Copper Co., and ask if it is the intention of the company to block Standard  avenue.  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works R. F. Green, wrote from Vic���  toiia, replying to the mayor, to the  effect that the cost of the examination  and report made by F. C. Gamble,  government engineer, regarding a  sewerage system in Phoenix, would be  borne by the government.  The purchase of a regular fire harness for the fire team was authorized.  It is expected to cost about $170 in  Kansas City, Mo. The board of works  was psked to investigate the feasibility  of making some improvements to  Brooklyn avenue, and the council ad  journed.  Latest Prices In Melals.  N��w Youe���Copper, electrolytic, $18.-  25    (J!$18.S0; lake. *18.W)@ $18.75  Bar Silvur.tfo^  Lewd, $8.60 to ��8.��0.  The Skylark shipped another car of  ore this week, the property continuing  to look well.  A glory hole is being opened up on  the Stemwinder, and the Idaho is  likely to have another.  Work is to be resumed on the  Prince Henry in a day or two, when  the installation of the electric hoist is  completed.  A 12-inch gold and silver vein has  been opened up on the Starve Out  claim, near the Helen, by Hostetter  and Peone.  Smith & Co., of Grand Forks, are  reported to have taktn up the bond  acquired by them on the M. S. group  in Franklin camp.  Fred Whitwell is finding good ore  now in the workings of the Maori  group in Providence camp, where he is  steadily pushing development.  In sinking to the 300-foot level of  the Elkhorn, about eight inches of excellent silver ore were found a few days  since at a depth of 260 feet in the  shaft.  A crosscut is being run from the  100-foot level on the Washington and  Idaho, West Fork, where Mike Calla-  ghan has half a dozen men at work for  Collins, Hunter and others.  Development work is to be resumed  on the Bay mine in Skylark camp,  which has produced such high values  in gold in the past. The boiler is being repaired, and active work will be  taken up again.  From the last car of Rambler ore  net returns of $111 per ton were received, the property being located up  the West Fork. It is reported that  the owners refused a bond of $50,000  on the Rambler quite recently.  Last Tuesday was the date of the  payment of the May dividend by the  Granby Consolidated, amounting to  $405,000 exactly. This is the third  dividend paid by the company, one  having been paid in January last and  another in December, 1904. The  total paid to date is $943,630.  Keijiro  Nafcamura  Mines.  Looks   at  Killed at Granby Smelter.  James Ritchie, an employee at the  Granby smelter, was terribly scalded  Thursday by molten metal, from an  explosion caused by dropping a piece  of pipe in a settling pot. He died  that evening about eleven o'clock.  Miles Barrett, the foreman, was also  seriously burned, and will be laid up  some weeks.  Thursday's train on the Great Northern brought to Phoenix one who is an  important personage in mining and  smelting circles in his own land���the  land of the cherry blossom. This was  Keijiro Nakamura, chief metallurgist  of the Besshi copper mine, island of  Shikoku, southwest ot Kobe, Japan,  who came to investigate the metallurgical processes in vogue at the Granby  mines and smelter. He has already  spent several days at the smelting  works. Mr. Nakamura is engaged in  making a tour of the. world for the express purpose of investigating metallurgical processes. He is specially interested in copper, but will take occasion  to examine into silver, lead and zinc  processes on his travels. His employer,  one of the wealthiest men in Japan,  who operates the Besshi copper mine,  which is one of the biggest in Japan,  commissioned him to make the present trip.  After his investigations at the Boundary mines and smelters, Mr. Nakamura will proceed to Nelson and pay  a visit to the Hall Mines smelter.  From Nelson Mr. Nakamura goes  south and will visit all smelting centres  in the United States. Thence he goes  to Mexico and then to Europe. If  time will permit he will visit South  Africa and Australia before returning  to Japan. This is Mr. Nakamura's  firsc visit to a foreign land and he is  enjoying it immensely.  Speaking of the famine in Japan,  Mr. Nakamura expressed keen appreciation of the generous contributions  that have been sent to the starring  people by Canada and other countries..  He said that the worst was ���over and  conditions were now rapidly improving  in the famine districts. Japan is  rapidly recovering from the effects of  the war. Trade is in excellent condition and the country as a whole is enjoying wonderful prosperity. Mr.  Nakamura remarked, with evident  pride, that throughout the war operations at the Besshi copper mine were  continued uninterruptedly.  24th May Excursions.  The Great Northern will sell return  tickets to local points in British Columbia at one and one-third fare. Selling dates May 22, 23 and 24 inclusive,  final return limit May 29th. To Vancouver, $33.40; New Westminster,  $32.90. Selling dates May 22, 23,  24; final return limit May 29.  Death af Earl Irwin.  Earl Irwin died Tuesday morning at  the Phoenix General hospital, and instructions were received to ship the remains to his old home at Olindo, Ontario, where his mother lives. Irwin  came here just a year ago, and was  employed in the Granby mines for a  time. Latterly he has been troubled  with abcess of the lungs, and last week  Wednesday was taken to the hospital.  It was decided that an operation was  necessary in an effort to save his life,  and it took place last Friday. He  passed away, however, Tuesday. Irwin  was a young man of 27 years, and a  member of the Eagles and the Woodmen. He came here from the coast,  where he had been a schoolteacher,  and had been employed at Van Anda.  The remains were accompanied to the  C.P.R. Thursday by the local lodge of  Eagles, about 60 members turning  out.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  .May 19, 06  Phe following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines   tor 1900, for 1901, lo ���  11^02, for 1903, for 1904, for 1905, and 19��>*>, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  Pa si  Mink. Camp.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  II. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwood  Hon nie Belle Dead wood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Siemwudr..Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Dead wood  Mountain Ruse Summit  Athelstau-Jackpot.,Weilngtu,  Morrison  Dead wood  h. C. Mine Sum 111 it  R. Bell Summit  Hmma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  1900  1901  1902  1903  1004  1005  1906  Wrck  64.SS3  131,762  309.858  393.7 IS  549.703  65.2..SS9  3--3.69S  14.505  297  1,731  20,SoO  71,2:2        5.34��  99.034  I4I.326  7.455  13S.079  15,731  5.646  174.298  32.350  3.O70  3,250  1.7S9  4,5s*  174.567  20  55.731  25,10s  3.056  4,747  63.724  5S.774  5.328  24.^02  818  2,240  1,200  802  550  J.yoj  39��  t��J3  19.494    47,405  650  150  I4j.Sn  S��o  S.530  & Hrey Koglc.  J NO, 37...   Summit  , Summit  Reliance Summit  A Sulphur King Summit  A Winnipeg- .Wellington  a Golden Crown Wellington  Y King Solomon W. Copper  Y Uig Copper W. Copper  $ No. 7 Mine Central  A City oi Paris White's  A Jewel Long Lake  Y Carmi West Kork  v Sallv West Pork  A. ,.ambler -..West Poik  1,076  2,250  160  i>75  735  625  4S2  a,060  890  Providence   Klkhorn   Strathmoie ....  Preston   Prince Henry  Skylark   Last Chance..  U.  .Providence  , Providence  .Providence   Skylark   Skylark   Skylark  ...Skylark  H. P. U. Mine Skylark  Bay Skylark      Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark      Crescent Skylark      Helen  Greenwood      Kuby Boundary Falls      Republic Boundary Palls      Miscellaneous  Jta3��  Total, tons     96,600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co     62.387  B. C. Copper Co        Dominion  Copper Co   3.456  390,800  a.io.6.18  117,611  22,937  15.537  363  37.960  16,400  3,450  222  304  33  9,4��5  3.007  1,833  6,308  6,404  2,435  13  150  ������������������������  "5S6  79  30  ���45  770  i;o  20  41  993  400  726  325  390  15  .-to  JO  167  52  50  JOO  325  50H.S76  312,340  144,000  500  690.119  40t,92l  102.913  132.570  750  Siy.SoS  .S96.252  210,4.14  io.^30  ���5  535  2.V>  .^u  689  255  73  20  40  90  80  20  500  933.548  4S(,'|M  .���I.O3I  o-^.vss  m.\Imi  159^  2lO.Su>  71,713  2,719  ������M.OJO  \l,JCv.i  3.393  Total reduced _.   1.2,389   348,439   4<">.94��   697.404   Sj7.6fc>   082,877   i��6,6it    21.098 PPT ���  .   is-.0  .'���  1  Mff-:';  "'. 'I;  :$  ::.',������?.' ������'��������� ������:  ;-l 1;".;,  ' ,'i ���'  ���.r  ;v';i-j(: ;���-;;������.;;  "��� ���!:  , ���.*'  ;:^1 * !��:$%��'$  'itim,'  'S\.e..i>i->ii;-.f,S'.  II fill  '.'if-'l^'feillM'  X��lfe$#' '.  iiwmi-  mm��$A ������-���  HP:  jispi?  fl?  1~J5fe;<l.  liip  llSp'  Silk  ;':te't:-' ���������-������  lip'  iHtf.::-  mm--  i'M-.jM.!*--  ^?;����{:-.-  WW-  ill  ;:��&%'.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  TEA, all thing's considered, is  the most wholesome beverage you can take; but you  ought to be sure it is  The Phoenix Pioneer hi*��7 wi�� show; Wh,ere lhere.;  sufficient tonnage there  he goes with  And Boundary Mining Journal.  laSDKD OK BATOR DAYS >V TBI  PIONEERPUBLISHINti CO.  AT FBOKHIX. B. C  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  Telephones  i Business office No. 14.  I Manager's residence. No.  ���DDSCBIPTIOHS IN  ADVANCB.  Per Year..  ���lx Month*..   fa.oo  -  '-35  If too are not a subset ber to this paper, this  an Invitation to you to become one.  A4*ertunn( rates furnuheo. on application.  Legal notice* 10 end s cent* per line.  Poar weekly Insertion! constitute one month's  a ltwrt ��in��.  .{unTonT  1906  MAY.  1906  Saa.'faUi.  rust.  W*4.  Thu.  Fr..  Sit.  I  3  3  4  S  6      7  8  9  10  11  13  13     M  15  16  ��7  18  19  30      31  33  33  ��4  "S  36  37      38  39  30  3i  Raising Their Own  Indemnity.  About a year ago, just  before  the  nsing   of   the   Dominion  Parliament  at Ottawa, a  bill  was  introduced increasing the indemnity ofthe members  from $1,500 to $2,500  each per year  ������with the usual mileage added.   This  session a measure was  introduced reducing the indemnity to the old figure,  but the dispatches tell us that it was  overwhelmingly defeated.     That, perhaps, is not to be wondered at, as few  persons care to have their income reduced if they can legitimately hold on  to it.    That is but human nature, and  then, think of the bard  work most of  the members do, also.  But there is another phase of the  matter worth considering. The members of Parliament actually raised their  own pay and the people have the  pleasure of paying it. If they had increased the indemnity, to take effect  when the next Parliament is elected, it  would have been in much better taste,  and the members could not have been  accused of looking for the ioaves and  fishes, as has been the case. This  pnnciple was laid down in the Congress of the United States in connection with the salary of the president  and that of the members, and it was  quite fitting, and public opinion generally must condemn the,plan followed  at Ottawa.  We do not believe that $2,500 is too  large an indemnity for .members at  Ottawa, not a bit of it. The country  should pay its legislators a fair return  for services rendered, but when they  deliberately raise their own indemnity,  it has an appearance ot their being  after the money first and foremost,  however much this may be denied.  his steel bands, buying his right of way  outright. He may not always bring a  competition of rates in his wake, but  he certainly does bring a competition  of service, and that amounts to a great  deal.  In some quarters there is a tendency  to "jump" on the   C.  P. R., with the  probable advent of Mr. Hill's lines in  any particular locality.      While the C.  P. R. has undoubtedly   taken  all the  traffic would bear���like  all   new railways���when it   had   the   tonnage   to  itself, much credit is due that railway  for being the pioneer in railway  build  ing in Western Canada,  and in  keeping  up its standard.     Today there is  not a greater railway corporation in the  world, perhaps, than the C.P.R., nor a  more profitable one, by the same token.  Never mind if the government did give  the C.P.R. its right of way, a big land  and often cash  bonus and a big monopoly   for  years,   few  aggregations of  capitalists would accept   the  proposition, at the time the C. P. R. accepted  it���and risk chances of success.  It was a splendid thing for Canada  that the C.P.R. did build its transcontinental line, and later its innumerable  feeders to that line. It is a good thing  that Mr. Hill is building extensively in  Canada���good for the people and good  for the country in general. Canada is  growing and growing fast, and there  will be business enough for all the  railways that will be constructed.  Right in the Boundary we can see the  benefits from having two railways, and  the story will be repeated wherever the  conditions are analogous.  HAND QRANBV SHARES TO  POSTERITY.  Boston   Advice   to   an   Investor  ol   fl Year  Since.  The Boston News Bureau recently  contained the following query from a  subscriber, regarding Granby shares,  with the paper's reply thereto :  Question���I bought about a year  ago for investment some Granby Consolidated stock on your recommendation. I bought the stock outright, bui  borrowed from a bank the money to  pay for it. At present prices my paper  profit is large and tempting. I should  like to know what you would do in like  circumstances. I can hold the stock  for an indefinite time if advisable.  Answer���A year ago Granby was  selling at 5"^. It has since sold at  13^3; it is now selling at about 12.  We should suggest that you sell one-  half of your holdings, or an amount  sufficient to make the profits on the  amount sold reduce the cost on the remaining stock to nothing. You can  then afford to put your stock at the  bottom of your tin box, draw your  dividends and hand your Granby certificates down to posterity.  Granby is a big low-grade mine, and  one which should show steady better  ment in the matter of costs and in the  amount of copper output.  When ihe price of copper breaks to  12 cents, and it should be said that  there is not the least indication of such  a decline at present dis:ernible, you  might then add to your holdings at declining quotations and repeat later on  the process above outlined.  Granby has possibilities of making  one of the largest low-grade mines in  the world. Your investment is well  secured as to property and could a  price of 18 cents for copper beguaran  teed a very much higher price lor the  stock than is now ruling would be  justified.  1  btomacb    Troubles.  Mrs. Sue Martin, an old and highly  respected resident of Faisonia, Miss.,  was sick with stomach trouble for more  than six months. Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets cured her.  She says : "I can now eat anything I  \vant and am the proudest woman in  the world to find such a good medicine." For sale by J. B. Boyle.  Samples free.  FROM DOMINION MINES.  PROVINCIAL.  Nicola and Keremeos will celebrate  May 24.  Down on the coast lumber has gone  up $2 per thousand.  The Home Bank of Canada will  open a branch at Feinie.  The Golden Times, a new weekly,  has made its appearance.  Forest Jires in the Kootenays are  breaking out much earlier this year  than usual.  Last year's deficit in operating the  Kaslo & Slocan railway is given as  $2S,i24-94-  Kamloops is having a municipal  squabble over an alleged attempt to  reduce hotel licenses.  '1 he other day the Dominion Express company shipped $30,000 of  American silver out of Canada.  Work of grading the ten mile section  south from Golden, on the Kootenay  Central railway, has been completed.  Isaac Doran and Joseph Dumas  were killed by a premature blast at the  Nickel Plate mine, Hedlcy, last  week.  The Vancouver Chinese have decided to again try to support a Chinese  newspaper. This will be the third  time the attempt has been made.  Thomas McGuigan, for eight years  manager of the American Boy mine in  rhe Slocan district, was killed in the  mine Wednesday week by being buried  under a slide of falling rock.  Blue & Descbamps secured a verdict of $iS,ooo against the Red  Mountain railway at Rossland Saturday, for timber said to have been destroyed by sparks from a locomotive.  banking business entrusted to our keeping  receives the most careful attention.  EASTERN   TOWNSHIPS   BANK  HEAD     OFFCE:  SHERBROOKE. QUE.  CAPTAL.  RESERVE,  FIKTY-THRK '.   IlRANCHUS  IN   CANADA.  Correspondent* in till parts of llic World.  Wm    Kakwkll, I'residt-iil.  JAS.' MACKINNON, Gen'l  MRr.  $3,000,000  St. 600,000  Savings Department.  A. B. HOOD, Manager  Phoenix Branch.  SXJX5.1  P. 0. Box 56.  Choice  Phoenix Market. 'Phone 2.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  Line of Fresh and Cured Meats.  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  All    Orders   Receive   Prompt  Attention.  Markets at Greenwood, Grand Forks, Midway,   Eholt ami   nil   tin;  other  principle Cities and Towns in B.C., Alberta anil Yukon.  Headonarters: Headquarters for Bouiidurv:  NELSON, B.C. UKKKNWOOD,���B.C.  G^Uod Stage Line ���  Sditlca    Cared  After    Twectv  Torture.  Years   of  For more that twenty years Mr. ].  B. Massey, of 3322 Clinton St., Minneapolis, Minn., was tortured by sciatica. The pain and suffering which he  endured during tbis 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 lesi than one bottle has effected a  permanent cure. If troubled with sciatica or rheumatism why not try a 25  cent bottle of Pain Balm and see for  yourself how quickly it relieves the  pain.    For sale by all druggists.  James J.  Hill's Canadian invasion.  . If the press of the middle west in  Canada   correctly   reports   James   J.  Hill, president of the Great Northern  railway, that gentleman fully intends to  , build practically a new line from Winnipeg to the Pacific coast.    .His  son  Louis  has said   it,   and   so  has his  father���so there must be something in  'it.' ��� .-'..  V' Mr Hill is not a man  who asks for  subsidies or bonuses  of any kind, as |  B. C MINING  A fifth copper furnace is being put  in at the Trail smelter.  ���-  American Boy (Slocan) stock is now  assessable up to two cents per share.  Improvements costing about $75,-  000 are being completed at the Nelson  smelter.  Rossland mines last week shipped  6,060 tons of ore, or 120,175 tons f��r  the year.  One furnace at the Pilot Bay smelter  was blown in last week, with two more  to follow.  The capacity of the Trail lead refinery is to be doubled, the new machinery costing about $20,000.  A new body of ore has been opened  up in the Ymir mine, and the stamp  mill will be running shortly.  Total ore shipments from Yale-  Kootenay mines were 32,053 tons last  week, making 628,945 tons for the  year.  Eight thousand dollars worth ol  machinery, including an air compressor, have been ordered for the Ottawa  mine, near Slocan City.  Eoflneer M. M. Johnson Tells of Plaos and  Accomplishments.  M. M. Johnson, chief of the New-  house staff and consulting engineer  for the Dominion Copper Company, returned from his trip to the mines and  smelter of the company at and near  Boundary Falls, B. C., Friday night,  says the Salt Lake Herald. He is  much pleased with the manner in  which everything is working out at the  properties, and states that within six  months the smelter, which is to be enlarged at once, will be handling from  1,200 to 1,500 tons of ore per day.  Through the two furnaces with which  the plant is equipped Superintendent  W. C. Thomas handled 20,000 tons of  ore in April, though the maximum  capacity of the furnaces had been rated  at 300 tons each per day.  Preparations for the addition of a  single furnace that will treat more than  600 tons per day are already under  way, and next fall, Mr. Johnson says,  it will be placed in commission. At  the mines preparations are being made  for the installation of a great compressor plant that will be electrically driven  by power supplied from a plant on the  Kootenay river, 75 miles away. By  the time his plans have all been rounded into shape Mr. Johnson expects  that electricity will supply all the  power used by the company, whether  at the smelter or mines, and that present costs of supplying energy will have  been whittled down to a minimum.  Il is D*o(eroas 10 Ncflect 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 bis 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.  New E. T. Bank Building Id Montreal.  The following is from a recent issue  of the Montreal Gazette :  "The Eastern Townships Bank directors have decided that the new  building will be ten storeys high,  which means that the structure to be  located at the corner of St. James  street and Victoria Square will be one  of the largest and most imposing of the  many financial and business edifices  which line St. James street from the  court house to the Queen's monument.  The last tenant has vacated the old  building, which will in a .few days be  levelled to the ground. There is some  talk of constructing the new bank of  Stanstead granite, but this detail has  not yet been decided upon. The officials expect to be in their new home a  year from next fall. It is understood  that the new edifice will contain about  150 offices, and that the lot and building complete will represent an outlay  in the neighborhood of $500,000."  :  t  Leave Phoenix  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a. m.  -2.30 p.'m.  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S- McCAGUE, Proprietor.  >���<*-���������  I. II. HALLbTT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Puhi.ic  Cable Afdrcm :       HAI.I.HTT.  Coded  ; lledlbid M'Neil'a  . Ncal's  ( lledlbid M'l1  { Moieint; &.1  I l.eiber'��.  Greenwood. B. C  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARLORS '  anij BATHROOM.  Hotel liulmoriil .,  Cor. Hlrat& Knob Hill Ave.   J HOKNIX, B. C.  King Edward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  Keni'l1"-communication j p u  ond Thursday orench. inoiiih '  HineiKeiil meetinga aacalltd-Mi.Duir  Hall, McHale llfock. '���"���ulc  MORKII,!..        R.  Secretnrv.  B. norcilKK,  M.D.,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  SNOWtSIIOK I.ODUU NO..G  Meets eveiy Monday'Kveniug  ut Miners' l|��u,  VIsllliiK brelhren cordially Invited.  Chfia. McCagne, N. (f.  liHO. R. Mud, Rec.Sec'y.  Marcus Martin, I'cr. 1'iu. Hc��v  A.   HARRY   HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER.  Sini'i- m' Agi:nt. Kntlre charge lnk.-n nl lUn  aiKiimenla of ore. Clucking, welvhiuu'  bhiii|,1I��k and aaaayitif; or sample* Com!  plete aualyaia, etc.   Mail iimple* p-oiuptly  attended to.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  ^OREGON  Sho^tLine  and Union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and otliei  foreign con 11 tries.  BEGINNING FEB. 15, 1906-  THROUGH  TOURIST  SLEEPERS  EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR BETWEEN  SEATTLE and CHICAGO  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  HlTcctive Nov. 11 ioc^  Arrive:  Daily  The Sandon Standard is conducting  a campaign in favor of the leasing system, and so successful has it been that  it now declares that every property it  has advertised is now under lease. It  pays to advertise.  An interim dividend of two shillings  a share has been declared by the directors of the Le Roi No. 2 company.  The total ofthe dividend is ;��i 2,600.  The Le Roi No. 2, owing to the finding of valuable shoots of high grade  ore, is in a position to make larger pro  fits than in 1905, when it paid dividends to the extent of four shillings a  share.  Sore Nipple*.  A cure may be effected by applying  Chamberlain's Salve as soon as the  child is done nursing. Wipe it off  with a soft cloth before allowing the  child to nurse. Many trained nurses  use this salve with the best results.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by J.B.  Boyle.   Canada'*   Minerals.  Capital invested in Canadian mining,  104 millions.  Nickel was accidentally discovered  at Sudbury in 1882.  Canada produced 40 millions worth  of nickel in 1905.  Sudbury's nickel mines have reached  a depth of 1200 feet.  Canada has the best and richest asbestos in the world.  Gold was accidentally discovered on  Klondike creek, Yukon, in 1896.  Canada produced 14^ millions  worth of coal in 1904.  Canada has 100,000 square miles of  coal-bearing lands.  British Columbia produces over one  million tons of coal a year.  British Columbia produces 200,000  tons of coke a year.  The Crow's Nest coal beds are estimated to hold enough coal to last for  5,000 years, if mined at a rate of four  million tons a year.  Mineral bounties paid in 1904: Pig  iron and steel ingots, $893,641, and  lead, $182,229.  Canada produced six millions worth  of copper in 1905.  Canada produced 85 per cent ofthe  world's total product of corundum.  Canada produced nearly one million's worth of petroleum in 1905.  Canada's mining exhibit at St. Louis  ranked among the best.  OUTING  Plaoo Rattle May I9tb.  M. H. Roy states that the raffle for  the upright piano will be held at the  Butte hotel on Saturday evening, May  19th.  There are running Shoes,  and running shoes, but  none to equal those with  the Maple Leaf Brand on  the sole. They come in  both Tennis and Oxford  styles for Ladies or Gentlemen, Girls or Boys, and  the soles of all are made  from pure para gum  rubber.  Maple Leaf  Lacrosse, Tennis  or Running Shoes  Look well, fit well, wear  well and are stylish, neat  and durable.  For   sale   by   all   good  shoe dealers.     Ask  for  them.  via the  &eat   Northern   Railway  "The Comfortable Waj".  Route of the famous Oriental Limited  For detailed information apply to  M. M. Stephens, Agent,   or S.G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Wash.  7.3S��.m. l'AST MAIL���Tu and fiom  Coeur d'Alcnc district, Kami.  iiiKCou Garfield i olfai Pullman, *Mobcow, M'oincroy,  WaitshuiK. Daytou, Walla  Walla. Pen.I eton, linker City  and all points Kaat  x.oo  1:30 p. in. KXPKKSS��� for I'arminictoii  Oiirfield, Colfax, Pullman  Moscow,l.evrfston .Portland  San Krancisco, Maker City  and all points KAST.  K.VPKl'.SS ��� From all poinu  Hast, Raker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and FaMiiini-toii n.iaa.uj  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  Han ���F'rani-isco-I'ortlHihl Route.  Steamers sail from Ainstvorlli docx,   Portland  ��18 p. in. aud from Spear Street wharf, SanFrun  Cisco, at 10 a. in. cvciy five days.  For  further  information ..as  to rates. Unit  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GKO. J.  MOllLHR.Oeueral Ai;eut,  Ulverslde Ave.. Spokane. w��h  Hospital DooatioBi  Liet of Donations received since Jan.  let, 1905, to the Phoenix Ginii^nil Hospital :  Cash <io   Ca>h Jj5   Cash $5 ,  Book Case   Bed Lln^-n.4 dor.  '���ash $50   Cash $10   Caali $K   ���ipriiifc Cot....  Vaple ^yrup..  Phoenix Livery Stable  William R. Mathcson, Prop.  �����  ing New  CARRIAGES    AND    OTHER    RIGS  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.  ��.  -*  ������������<se  If You Do Not Read The  PHOENIX PIONEER  And Boundary Alining Jour al   K. Hoirel!    J. H. Macaulajr    A. P. Berrr   A. K. It. Clark  ...... .Ho-pKal Lsilirs   Aul   K T. Bank   ^   McCreath  . l.'unadiau Kami Drill Co.   A. B    Itonil   /  Vriciui  eutlemarTs Dressing Gown Mrs. J. B. Hi��)'e  Old Linen ��� Jin. I. Crawford  I Box Books Mrs   B. A. W. Hodvel  Cash $30    ,  A Grand Porks Kriend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set Boilei Tulie.  Cord Wood _ V. BuckIcm  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  Klectrolytic. Lake.  Month. I9C4    1!)05       15104  laiiiuirv 12-110 15.05    12.553  I "eliniary... 12.003 15.010 12.215  Mari-li 12.298 15.20S 12 250  \piil 12 922 14 (MS 13.120  Mav  12.758 1-1 027 13 000  June 12.209 14.073 12.3HH  July 12 279 14,888 12 500  August 12.342 15.71)    Vi M>&  September.. 12.41H 15.905 12.620  October . ...12.994 10.38 13.117  Xovetnber ..14.283 10.680 14.455  December.. 14.0(H) 18.400 14,850  Jl'i.iS  15.128  15.1X6  15.045  15 010  14.820  14.81!  IS. (i05  15.73  15.!'7o  )<:.44  10.86  1S.28  Year .  .12.820 15.020 12.9110   15.7  You will not keep up-to-date on the progress  of the  Great Boundary Mining District  In British Columbia.  The Boundary has produced ore valued at nearly  $20,000,000 in a little over six years, and in 1906 its  output is expected  to  be  $6,000,000.    It  has   three  modern smelters���one of them the largest in Canada   and  about 20 shipping mines, sending out some 4,000  tons of copper-gold ore daily.  Latest Mifiini   Stock Quotations.  American Boy          Hen Hur    Hlncb fall    B.C. Co(>r*r   Canadian Old fields   Cariboo, Can.p McK (cx-div.)._  Center Star ���   Crow's Neat Pass Coal   C. M. & S. Co. of Can   Oennro Mines....,., _   Dominion Copper   HI khor 11-Boundary- ....],  Fairvietr   Kisber Maidc  .V.V.V.'.V.'.'.V.'  Want    Uranby Consolidated-.!.!."..".!!!."  International Coal.. _.,  J umbo   Morning Olory  .'..."..... ."'  Mountain Lion-   Montreal ft Boston ��� ,  North Star, (U.K.)   Payne ���   Qailp   Rambler-Cariboo      dan Poil  ���  Sullivan   St Eugeus   Tom Thumb _   War Basic Consolidated   Waterloo (Ass  Paid)   White Bear _   iH  1  ... $V 5��  J%  ...i.j'; 00  9  ��.      35  30  s  3  2  ..t'i 00  iA  3*  I  4  :   U  5  Bill  ��� X  'H  j  19 ����  no 00  $  33  it  J"  i  I  or  i  ai  Pioneer   is  entirely  different  from  other  any  of this marvellous  To any one inter-  much.    Make all  PIONEER  PUBLISHING  CO.,  PHOENIX, B.  paper  It is   published   in   the   heart  mineral belt at only $2 per annum,  ested here it is worth  five   times  money orders payable to  COLUMBIAN COIIEGL  Founded 1892���Incorporated 1893.  NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  Provides a Christian home for ptin.I-  riits of lioth sexea at moderate rutes.  Has a preparatory class for junior ut intents, domic grade public school work.  Does high Bcriool work, confers all liiR1'  school privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branches  of a Practical Business Course and gives  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education 111  its Colleginto Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A. In University work, can take students through  the complete Arts Course, and the degree of B.A. can bo obtained from Tor-  tmfo University, which the college in in  lut affiliation.  For fnller information and terms write  Kev. W. J. Sippercll, B.A..B.D ,Priiici-  pal;orRev. J. P. Bowell. Burnar.  WANTED. ���MEN AND WO.UKN WITH.  common-sohool educntlon. Mint arc tin d ������'  wor*rnfir for small waifes, to qualify na salmi''-1  ad writers or show-curd writers through cn:r  Instruction by mail. Prices low; terms ensi' m  books to buy. Send for circular, statins; whou  you saw this ad and which position ymiwiint.  International Correspondence schools.  Scraaton. Pa.    am^j3*'��siW"**s��" N  -<*���  ;/  -.1  :\  'i  i��  i  L  C  M  ir  f  H  > ���"  ���*?  I  ;��4  K-3  ���i  ki  ������*  -i  ��� v.  ���i  1  4  M  u i.  r  ~ i  1  a*  'A  . .i  -?  1  ���  1  1  3  *Jr"s. -  i  5  a  1  ?  I  ���f  *  I  it  ��� A  Absolutely white flour makes the most  beautiful white bread���the kind we all like.  But white bread is not necessarily pure  because it is white. To be pure it must be  made from purified flour.  There is only one method of making  flour absolutely pure, and that is by electricity. No impurity can withstand the  searching, purifying work of this electrical  process.  The electrical method is employed by  every big mill in the United States.  In Canada the only flour purified by  electricity is  Royal Household Flour  therefore  it is the only flour   that can be  considered as absolutely pure.  Say "Ogilvie's Royal Household" to  your grocer���he'll do the rest.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., Limited,  MONTREAL.  "Ogilvie's Book for a Cook," contains 130  pages of excellent recipes, some never before  published. Your grocer can tell you how to  get it FREE. 2  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  MUHDOCK MclNTYRE, Prop.  25  Horses,   Full   Livery   Equipment,  Including Three New Buggies..  As there Is  no  Harness Shop in   either Greenwood or Grand Forks, have mocked up  with   Harness  Parts.  Smelter Lake Ice  Delivered to Order   Prompt   Attention   to    orders  nt any hour of day or night.  (PHONE U.)  I*  WINBff  AND   LIQUORS  We buy in carloads'direct from the Distiller :  Walker's Rye in barrels and half barrels  Canadian Club, Imperial and Baronial in cases.  Goo'derham & Worts' in barrels.  " "        Special and ordinary in cases.  Brandies���Jules Coadon & Cie,   Charente, France,   Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Scotch���Robertson, Sanderson & Co.,   Leilh,  Scotland,  Octaves, half octaves and cases.   Imported and Domestic Cigars and Cigarettes.  Greenwood   "Licttior   Co., oreenwood. b. c.  vbk PHosms m&swm.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  A practical book of nearly a thousand pages, useful to all and necessary to  moHt men en,{tWB.l in any brancn of t.e Copper Industry. ,.������������������  ;.  Its faotB will pass muster with the trained scientist!., aud its language n  easily understood by the every-day man. . /-.__.  YtiH a dozen books in one, covering the History, Uses, Terminology Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Metallurgy,  linancea and  Statistic,  of  "^Kk.vmi the plain facts in plain English without fear or fa���"-  It liHta ami describes 3,849 copper mines and companies, 1 all parts of th��  World,!lUBcHptio,rrtinnit.g  from two lines to 12 pages,   accordmg to important*  of the property. ,   ,.   .    ..  1'he COPPER HANDBOOK is conceded to be the  World's Standard Reference- Book on Copper  The miner needs the book for the facts it gives him about  mines, mining and  ,,,etThe investor needs the book for the facts it gives him   about  Mining  Invest-  mentH and tapper Statistics.    Hundreds of Swlt.dli.ig  Compan.es  are  exposed  be.e,^fullv1.^aidonap;��roval,^oa���y address ordered, und   may be returned  within a week01 receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS, 36 Post Offlst Blook. Houghton   Mich.. U. 5. A.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  . .Then buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which Kives Perfect Work in the shorterI  time with the greatest ease of   juration.  Write for Cattilogt *  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents,  Phoen.x, B. C.  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  Pionbsr Pub. Co.,   -   Phobnix, B.C  The Great Northern offers the following rates east: New Haven, Conn.,  account of tinnual convention Knights  Columbus, round trip first class,$83.60  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.  * * ��  THE OBSERVATORY  Thihgb Talkuu op at  Horn AND Klscwhkkk  Greenwocd residents were treated to  a lesson last Sunday on the advantages  of reaching that place over the Great  Northern from Phoenix rather than  from Midway. Eight or ten people  arrived in Phoenix by the train, destined for Greenwood. A stage was  awaiting them, and at seven o'clock, or  a trifle after that hour, they had reached Greenwood���just an hour ahead of  other travellers who went by way of  Midway. In other words, they could  go down hill five miles in considerably  less time than they could travel up hill  from Midway, a distance of eight or  nine miles from Greenwood. The  travellers by way of Phoenix had finished their dinner long before the travellers via Midway had reached the  Boundary creek city.    The  moral is  obvious.  ���  A new union has been formed in  Vancouver, that of Chinese laundry  employees, and the members swear by  the shade of Confucius that they must  have an increase in wages. There is  no chance of such a union being formed in Phoenix.  ���  Last week   the   first  issue  of the  Ledge, Greenwood's new weekly, made  its appearance.      It is a seven column  folio sheet, and full of local news, with  a fair representation in its advertising  columns.     Appearances indicate that  it has come to stay, with R. T. Lowery  as chief push and James W.  Grier in  immediate charge.   This is understood  to be the twentieth  weekly  started by  the genial colonel.  .   . ��#t  Thanks are due to Postmaster  Matheson, of the city, for working out  a daily mail service between Phoenix  and Greenwood, Boundary Falls and  Midway���something that was cut off  by the change in the time table on the  C.P.R. on the 6th inst. Mr. Matheson, by permission of the postoffice department, is now making up a mail  sack for Grand Forks to go out on the  Great Northern train in the morning���  something we have never had before.  Mail from Phoenix for the places mentioned will be sent in this sack, and  then by the C.P.R. in the afternoon to  its destination. In the afternoon, a  special sack will be received via Great  Northern from Grand Forks, giving the  same accommodation in the other  direction. This is another direct benefit by the Great Northern.  Editor Carley, of the Nelson Econo  mist, thinks that the hold-up of the  train near Kamloops the other night  gives rise to the suspicion that some  ambitious "journalist" may be contemplating the establishment of another  daily paper in British Columbia.  The Vancouver World asks, "Will  the Seven Sutherland Sisters never  die ?" Not as long as there are long  haired women in the world willing to  pose at so much per.  A knocker, according to the Golden  Star, is a sour-faced vinegar-souled  detriment to the human race. He is a  gap in the building, a hole in the wall,  a crevice in the foundation. Be a  builder. Form one of the bond stones.  Do something and be somebody.  Don't knock.  King Edward sent   21   warships to  camp at the door of the Sick Man of  Europe, and the Sultan   immediately  thought discretion   the better part of  valor about occupying British territory  with his troops.    Abdul   Hamid  is a  pretty   cunning,   though   bloody   and  grasping old Turk,   who   should have  taken   a   trip to   the   happy  hunting  grounds long ago.  �����  An anti-cigarette league has been  formed in Spokane and has thousands  of members among the growing generation. This looks like hard lines for  the coffin nails in the Falls city and  also like a healthier lot of young  people.  For the second time in recent years  a C.P.R. passenger train was held up  last week, this time near Kamloops.  There should be some means devised  to make it so hot for such gentry that  they would give Canada a wide berth.  The first thing we know they will be  tackling foiih- nitilti-millionaire newspaper mat,.  �����  Ja'iics Dunsmuir has been gazetted  as lieutenant-governor of British Columbia. He is probably the wealthiest  man in the province, and will be able  to spend whatever is necessary to do  the right thing as chief executive.  Who are the really live merchants ?  Do you want to know ? Then read the  following from a comtemporary which  tells with accuracy and point :  The live merchants,  the merchants  who do not complain of hard times,  are the advertising merchants. They  have realized the fact thai, in this advanced day, for a man to hold bis own  in business without advertising is a  poor policy by which to be governed.  They have learned that every year they  must spend a share of the profits in  advertising. The time has come when  the people look to the advertisements  as their buying guide and trade with  the men who advertise.  Not if as Rlcb ��5 Rockefeller.   '  If you had all the wealth of Rockefeller, the Standard Oil magnate, you  could not buy a better medicine for  bowel complaints than Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.  The most eminent physician cannot  prescribe a better preparation for colic  and diarrhoea, both for children and  adults. The uniform success of this  remedy has shown it to be superior to  all others. It never fails, and when re  duced with water and sweetened, is  pleasant to take. Every family should  be supplied with it. Sold by all druggists.  L��ok at His Condition.  Look at the condition of the work-  ingman today; where is he? The tinners are continually going up the spout;  the plumbers are always in the gutter;  the paper hangers are up against the  wall; bakers are compelled to raise the  dough; the policeman has to be on the  beat to live; the shoemakers have to  work on the uppers and get waxed in  the end; the clock makers run on tick  and are never on time; the washerwoman is always in soak and she is the  one you see hanging out on a line.  1 -?4Hf4<f<M*4f-4f*��*+-04HHf*-#**+-**+  \\ Church Services Tomorrow \\  1 I  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 a.  m., 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 tomorrow at  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p.m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Paster.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  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.  h  ti&llfti  tum  Regained Health and Beauty toy Use  of Pe=ru=na.  *5i<b-  *a.  fttt  if  8*  Missljoulse Moore, 88 McGill St.  Toronto, Can., writes:  "/ wish to express my gratitude  to you tor giving to suffering humanity your wonderful medicine,  Peruna. I was an Invalid from catarrh ot the liver. I was despondent, my skin was sallow, I had a  bad taste In my mouth In the morning, my tongue was coated a dark  brown and my breath was very bad  at times. I was subject to sick  headaches and vomiting. My bowels  were Irregular and I was wretched.  I doctored tor some time without  becoming much better and finally,  at the suggestion of friends I tried  Peruna. The result was magical  and within four months I was completely cured. "���Miss Louise Moore.  m  When you Smoke���Smoke the Best  "Kurtz's Own"  '���Kurtz's Pioneers"  "Spanish Blossoms"  The choicest cigars made. Ask  your dealer for them. Manufactured  under the Blue Label by  Kurtz's   Pioneer  Cigar  Factory,  148 Cordova St., "w\,  Vancouver,      -       ���      B.C.  reoistciico taadi mark  "Buck Brand"  Overalls  Within the Reach of All  If your dealer does notcarry them  take no substitute, but enclose $1  in an envelope, addreedbd to the  makers, for a sample pair, Btatrng  whether you wish pant, bib 01  plain overall?, the shade and size,  and whether you prefer swell or  straight bottoms   You will receive tlie biggest $1.00  value in overalls you ever saw by  return mail .   . OKDER TODAY  Don't be content till you try them  Wm, J- McMaster  and Sons, Ltd.  MANUFACTURERS,  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  setasaaasos  THOUSANDS ot women suffer from  syBtemic catarrh. This la sure to  produce such symptoms as cold feet and  hands, sick headache, palpitation of the  heart and heavy feelings in the stomach.  Then begins a series of experiments  with medicine. They take medicine for  eick headache. They take medicine for  nervous prostration, for palpitation of  the heart, for dyspepsia. None of these  medicines do any good, because they  do not reach the cause of the complaint.  Perani at once mitigates all these  symptoms by removing the cause.  Systemic catarrh is the trouble. Systemic catarrh pervades the whole system, deranges every organ, weakens  ���very function. No permanent cure can  be expected until the systemic catarrh  is removed.  This is exactly what Peruna will do.  Good health is tlie basis of beauty.  Clean skin, clean i.-.ui;oas membranes,  these are th* tntf so jjco of beauty and  Bymmetr/v.  nioS LuuRE'nOORIl  aGn'Giuji.roaoNro.CAAi.  Perunacures catarrh wherever located.  Female catarrh is the most beauty-destroying disease in existence. Peruna  cures by removing the cause. Peruna  strikes at tho source of all these hateful disfigurements,  Never Looked So Well  As Since Taking Pe-rtf-m.  Mrs. Mary A. Brown, 48 Well* Are.,  Dorchester, Mass., writes:  "Every one that looks at me says,  'I never saw you look so well as you do  now.' T then told them I have been taking your medicine. I thank you for the  kind letters I have received from you.  1 will always praise Peruna and Man-  alin."���Mrs. Mary A. Brown.  Dr. S. B. Hartman, President of Th��  Hartman Sanitarium, of Columbus, O.,  gives advice to women free during th��  summer months.  All correspondence  bald atriat  fldential.  GRFAT (NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix to Chicago, St. Louis, St. I'aul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, K.uisas City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Bluffd, Sioux City and Fort William at  first (:la*3 fare plus $10 tor the round  trip. Selling Mates Julv 2nd and August  7th, 8th and 9th, and Sept. 8th and 10th,  good for 90 days, but not, after October  3lPt. 1906. Ten days wih be allowed  from date of sale on going portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, St. Paul, Dulutb  and Fort William.  Kkights of  Columbus  Mbbtin��, New  Haven, Conk., Junk 3rd to 9th.  Selling dates May 24th, 25th and 26th.  (.ioing  transit limit,  June  9th.     Final  return limit, August 31st.  Elkh,    Dknvek,  Colo,  July   17th   to  19th, 1906.  Selling dates, July 10th and 15th. Going Transit limit, Julv 19th.     Final return limit, Sept. 30th,'1906  Odd   Fellows,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Skit.  12-23, 1906.  Selling dates, Sept. 8th and 10th. Going limit, Bept. 22.    Final   return limit,  Nov. 30th, 190G.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  THROUGH    UTAH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate. Canon of the Grand  Black Canon, Marshall and Tennessee Paaaes, and the World   Famoua Royal Gorge==-=  For   Descriptive  and  Illustrated    Pauipleta,  write to  W. C. McBrlde, Geaeral Agent,  134 Third Street PORTLAND, OR.  Knights of PrTHiis, New Okl��anb,  Oct. 16-25th. 1906.  Selling dates, Oct. 7th and 8th. Going  limit, Oct. I6U1. Final return limit,  Nov. 15th.  For the above meetings, first class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will Uke half the  above rates.  S. G. Ykkkkh. Atsst.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M.S-ki'Hksk. Agent   I'lmenix, B.C  s  ��� ��� ���  ��� I ���  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  "THE  MILWAUKEE"  ,    THE    PIONEER    LIMITED"   ST.    PAUL    TO  CHICAGO.  "Ovtrlind    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 patrons 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. I.. FORD,Commercial Agent,  Room 2, Marble Bant BSdg., Sp��kane Wash.  H.9. ROWE. General Agent.  134 Third Ktreet. Tortland. Oregon.   Tht most perfectly appointed Heal.h  and Pleasure Resort in the W��t, with a com-  pletesyatein of llaths���including: Turkish and  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are uuequaled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Mus-  cularTioubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  ailments.  For Klimiuating all MetallicPoiaaua from tht  system  The grandeur of the scenery Is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests, iakes,waterfalls  soating, yachtiua;, fishing, shooting, excurslr nt  teunl��. Its winter climate is unsurpassed to  tnildnc/a HuRSY McINTOSH,  Proprietor  HOLIDAY    NUMBER  OK   TIIK  PHOKNIX    PIONEER  PRICE  25 CENTS.  GET   A   COPY   AND    SEND   TO  YOUR   FRIENDS.  ALL ABOUT THE   BOUNDARY.  VICTORIA DAY  THURSDAY,  24 MAY.  .Special Train  idway  Celebration  Leave   Phoenix S a. m.  Returning     leave     Midway  7:30 p. 111.  Return Fares,  Adult $1.50,  Children 75c.  Tickets good on regular  trains going 23 and 24 returning till 25.    .  For rates, folders and tickets apply  to local agent or to  A. \V. Hai.ky, E. J. Coyle,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt., ^  Phoenix, B.C.     Vancouver, B.C.  J. S. Cartkr, I). P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT1CB.  "Old Rird" Mineral Claim, situate In the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.Where  located    In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICK that I, Isaac II Hallrtt, n��  agent for William L. C. Gordon, Free Miner's  I'enificate No. HS6333, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, 10 apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Impiovements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notici- that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the Usuauce  of such < 'erttficate of Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of April, A.D. it��6  34��� I. li.IIAU.lTTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Sovereign" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where  locnted:    In Providence camp,  TAKB NOTICK that I, Isaac H. Hallett. as  agent for George W. 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 ite-  corder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho above  claim.  - Aud further take notice thit action, under section 37 must be commenced before the Issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of Auril, A.D. 1906.  i. h. iiA.Li,��rr.  MINEPAL ACT.  -  (���  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICB.  "Bounty Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Dlvis-.on of Yale Dis-  tiict.  Where located: On Wallace Mounta.u.  TAKH NOTICE that I, Isaac II. Hnllelt. free  Miner's Certificate No. H91448, lor myself, aud as  agent for Thomas T. Henderson, Free  Miner's  Certificate No.  1185809, 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 of tlie above claim.  .vud further take notice that actiou under section 37, must be commenced  before the i suauce  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of March, A.D. 1906.  I. H. HALLHTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Smilax Fractional" and "Billy Fractional" Mln  eral Clams, situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District,   Where located: In  Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICK that I. Isaac H.  Hallett, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B91448, for myself, and as  agent for Albert E. Ashcrott, Free Miner's Certificate No.   B91769,   intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  Certi6cates of Improvements, for the purpose ol  obtaining Crown Grants ofthe above claims.  And lurther take notice th��t action, under section 37, must be commenced before ' the issuamce  of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of April, A.D. 1906.  14��� I. H  HAU.ETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of lni��rovt��t��ti.  NOTICE.  "Four P��w" and "Little DaUes" MineralClaisss,  situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.   Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Iss��c H. Hallett, s����nt  William    J.   Porter,   Free    Miner's  Certificate  No. B915S9, intend sixty dsys from date hereof.  to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certutcata*  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that act'on, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  o( such Certificates cf Improvement*.  Dated this 17th day of November, A.D. 190}.  I. H. HAUJBTT.  FOR   190B  If you want the best and  ....latest in the line of....  Jffttt?  Sob  Printing  Remember that no office in the Boundary  or elsewhere can give you better satisfaction than the JOB DEPARTMENT of the  PHOENIX PIONEER  jfcJfeJk  NEAT  CLEAN   . . .  ATTRACTIVE  PRINTING  That is the kind that pays  That is the kind you want  That is the kind   WE  DO  DROP   I>'   AMD   SKK  l-IONEER PUB CO.    -    -    -    PHOENIX, B. C.  THE  STRATHCONA  NELSON. B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  Ike Iwdin? tfiTttie Koottiq.  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S. F. & N. RY.  Daily  Leave  PHOENIX  Daily  Arriva  "Spokane.       Seattle,  ! Everett, Belllngham  0:00 a.m.I Vaucouvar   Vicloria.l 6:25 p.m.  land        all Coast!  i points.  9:00  I Spokane,       Feruie,|  a.m.I Winnipeg,  St. Paul,; 6:as P-m-  I Minncapolia .1   ' (.irand     Forks,    Re-!  public. Curlew, Mar-i ,       _ m  ,:oo   a.m.   >u, al|d  Ferry (Mid-; "���*$ pm"  way) m��..j ":::_::   "|"Nor7hport, Rosalandj . m  y:oo   a.m.j NelM��.���... ..._........J *^...P;__.  ~9W~a.m".fKns"lo,  Sundon I 6:35p.m.  F.x.   Suu.i  ,^-^_-L��!A:^L=.  'connecting ��' Spokane with the famoua  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  J.���DAILY   OVCRLAMO   TB��IN�����2  From    Spokane   for   \TiiinipeK.  St.   Paul,  I Minneapolis,    St.  I.ouis    Chicago  and  I poitita east.  For complete   information,   rates.  I reservations, etc., call on or -ddress,  M. M. STKl'HKNS, Agent.  Phoenix  S O. YKKKKrf.A. O.P. A.,  Seattle  ill I  berth  'M  p  ;��������  M  '������'i'-'��i  in  M  ,4!*  s  y<h.  '; *���' TEE PHOKNIX PIONEER.  m-  f ��� fesfe-i**  &  .',-���..;���:'-Ill \lk:*:<M?,h '  iilllS'  %&d imm ���������  &r-r -'IP��i  ��"��� -"-Wi^*?!'  g:Jp�� "���:  t|tf:^  !S'js'Ik^'S�� ''  Haas  Invest  Your  Money  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  i In and Around Phoenix ��  BRIEF  TOPICS  OF  LOCAL   AND   GENKRaI.  INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Phoenix is on a so'id 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.  Ixnvney's chocolates at Boyle's. |     Boyle, the Druggist.  The old reliable,   Boyle the   Drug- J  mmmmm  MINING CLAIMS AND STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho s.ochs will Bring QuicK Returns.  Will Sell Today;  Granby ��� _.,    $13-50  - Dominion - _...,....... ......   40  International Coal         .45  Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)    17  Copper King          oa'A  Oro Deuoro....   ........     .09  Burke. ���         .05X  Bullion ..���    06  Happy Day���...         .04  Heckla _   Idaho Mont. S   Sotiora (Coeur d'A.) .....  Snow Storm-   Stuart _ _     Furnace Cr. (Cala.)   Sullivan.   Skylark     JT.   L.   MARTIN,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C  :s:  teadlng Hotel of Boundary's teading  Mining- Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob Hill Ave., und First St  PHOENIX, Ii. C.  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  HcMASTER  Proprietor.  Ibotel r  Sroneifces Hve.,  This Is the Largest Hotel in the City  and has been improved and refitted,  being well adapted for mining an.i  travelling men. Bathroom. Bar well  stacked with choice goods. Dining  Room undei personal charge oi the  propriet reas.  pboeniv, B.C.  Mrs. P. L. McKELVEY,  Prop.  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.  Mrs. R. G. Gordon and Mrs. K. R.  McKenzie were visiting in Greenwood  this week.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaitman  Board ol Trustees.  When feeling like, having just a  wee drappe Scotch, call at the Brook  lyn and have a wee taste McCalltiin's  Perfection.  Have you seen the newest in piint-  ed stationery, linenette? It is the  best yet. Stock just received by the  Pioneer job department.  Work is being pushed as fast as  possible on ihe new Deane hotel, being erected near the corner of Knob  Hill, avenue and First street.  Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 in St. John's   mission   off  the   Church   of  England   by   Rev. J.  Leech-Porter of Greenwood.  Chief of Police Flood went to Nelson last Saturday, taking William  Fleming, who had been sentenced to  60 days on a vagrancy charge.  King Edward Lodge No. 36, through  its members, is considering the matter  of erecting a Masonic temple in Phoenix some time in the near future.  J. L. Martin will   buy  International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration   by   Beyle  the Druggist.  For millinery go to Mrs. Gardner,  Hardy building.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, at l-is office,  Bank block. June 10th to  14th.  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.  Geo. E. Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all his South Bend and Elgin  watches.  Marsh hotel building for rent after  May 1st. Apply R. J. Gardner,  Hardy Block.  See our Early English dining room  suite. The latest finish. Binns' Furniture Store.  Why do you shun real publicity?  Failure to use the ads sometimes really  amounts to that.  Grand Forks and Franklin camp, a  distance of some 35 miles. The gov-.  eminent wagon road is now within j  three miles of the camp, and will soon j  be completed under Foreman Sprag-,  gett, who has 25 men at work. |  At the supreme court sitting in'  Greenwood this week, Mr. Justice  Aulay Morrison presiding, the most  important case was that of the water  dispute between XV. H. Covert, or  assigns, and the Vaughan & Mclnnis  estate. Decision was reserved. The  case involves the right of water for irrigation purposes, and affects quite a  number of persons.  A Watch Store!  Telephone No. 77.  mnuuuu&xiuummummm&uvi&mmmmn  THE   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS    AND    UP-TODATE  HOTEL   IN    PHOENIX  '  Ifootel Brooklyn  Murc'ock Mclntyre proprietor of the  Palace Livery Stable, now has 30 head  of horses in service. He recently added  another driving team to his equipment.  There are three reasons why our  brushes are attracting attention.  Quality of goods;, lowness of price, and  good assortment.���Thomas Drug Co.,  Ltd.  SJfW satOM   OSUJMI .TO: NOOS.  s����t ���Aarur Boosts m tms  aounooar      -  ���rsoaiTs  onmat  oormian  STATHM  a*THaoOMa  m   oCKacorioa  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  IPboeniy, B.C.  D. J. iViatHe^son  Snsurance Haent  KIRE,       LIFE  ACCIDEM.  F1DKUTY    BONDS,  COMMISSIONER   FOR   TAKING  PLATE  AFFIDAVITS  GLASS'  PHOErVIX,   B.C.  BINNS' FURNITURE STORE  Old Ironsides Avenue.  Have just put into stock a large consignment of Plain and Fancy  IRON BEDS���"-  Bed No. 86 2���Iron,  brass  rod,    heavy    fillings,      1 ^  posts, extra heavy, 4 feet    a  6 inches wide .........    ��}  centre  inch  Bed No.   536���Iron,   1 1-16   inch  post; Brass top and centre  rods, 4 ft. 6 in. wide. ...  $7.00  , SPECIAL���Iron Bed, with  spring and mattress, full size  .    .BINNS  FURNITURE.  brass knobs, good  $13.00  One good advertisement will sell  more goods than a dozen salesmen.  Printers' ink always talks loud and  long and creates a mighty big impression.  ��� Charles C. Tilley, of Oroville, Wash.,  was here Thursday, on his way to  Colman, Alberta. He expects to be  in business in Princeton in a short  time. . ..,���  The wife and family of Foreman  Sampson, of the Dominion Copper  Co., arrived last week Friday from  Salt Lake City, and are making their  home in Phoenix.  The Dominion day celebration committee meeting, which was to have  been held this week, has been set for  next week Thursday, when a full  attendance is desired.  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.  /. If you want deeds, mortgages,  leases, bills of sale, agreements or  documents of any kind promptly and  carefully prepared, go to A. S. Hood,  Notary Public. Bank Block. "  McRae Bros. & Smith have ordered  some souvernir postals of Phoenix and  the mines here, to be printed in nine  colors. The views were taken by  John McRae in his best style.  The C. P. R. special train will leave  Phoenix for the Midway celebration  at 8 a. m. next Thursday and leave  Midway on the return trip, at 7.30 p.  m. Round trip $1.50; children 75  cents.  Only $1.25 for six months for the  Pioneer, and your friends back east  will know all about the Boundary.  "Everything new is. beautiful" the  Italians say. And in this city everything new is advertised���so that you  will know where to find it.  Sarsapanlla, as_every one knows, is  the best spring tonic. Ask for Churchill's. One hundred doses for one dollar at Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  . Ticket No. 38 won the house that  was raffled by Mrs.August Mueller last  Wednesday evening. Mrs. Mueller expects to leave about the 28th for the  old country.  Little Doris Birnie, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. L. Y. Birnie, had the misfortune to fair from the porch of her  father's house last Saturday and break  her left arm.  The windows of heaven opened the  force part of this week, and left some  much needed moisture. A little snow  was mixed with the rain, which did  not improve the orange crop in this  locality.  Thursday evening a meeting of tlie  directors of the hospital-was held, and  it was decided to arrange for the grading of a wagon road to the front ofthe  building���something that has long  been needed.  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.  Mrs. Ida Pelton, whose husband,  Peter Pelton, deserted her and three  children here, went to Spokane a week  or two ago. According to the Spokane papers, she attempted to commit  suicide by taking carbolic acid a few  days ago, being now at the police  station. Her husband's whereabouts  are not known, although the police  have tried to locate him.  C. P. R. Summer Excursiona East.  The Canadian Pacific Railway have  placed on sale at all Kootenay points a  series of low rate excursion   tickets to  various eastern points.    The following  rates apply from  Rossland, Trail, Nel- J  son   and   common   points   to    New  Haven,   Conn.,   account   meeting   of  Knights of Columbus,  $83.60,  selling'  dates May 24, 25,  26.    Winnipeg, Pt. j  Arthur, Fort William, Duluth, St. Paul,  Minneapolis, $52.50; Omaha, $55.65;  Kansas City, $58.25; St.   Louis,  $60; j  Chicago, $64.     On sale June 4, 6, 7, j  23> 25> Jul)' 2. 3. August 7, 8, 9, September S, 10.  On same dates through excursion  fares will be quoted to all points in j  Ontario, Quebec, Maritime Provinces,  New York and New England. Tickets  are first class, bear 90 days limit for  return, and are subject to usual variations of route; are also good in one or-  both directions via the Great Lakes,  including meals and berths on lake  steamers. Detailed information on  application. J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B. C.  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 Jewelsr  KNOB  HI  r*3*  LL AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  L^WOt235��Sf|M  Fresh Vegetables  Direct From the Farm  to Yoor 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.  Under New Management  Hotel Alexanderf  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.  Dominion Avenue  Pboeslx, B C.  ��� ���-������-  -���-���-  ���-���-���-���  Candy  ��� Phoenix Beer  As made by the present brewer is admittedly the  Best Beer in the Boundary. With the Best Malt  'arid the Purest-Spring Water-'il:-is unexcelled for  quality.     Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BEER.  Candy  Candy  Made in Phoenix  and good to eat.  Draisey's   Candy  Kitchen.  Spring Water Ice for Sale. Bottled Beer and Porter.  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINFR & SONS, Proprietors  Office and Brewery,  Banner St.  -���-���-���-���-���-���-  PHOENIX, B.C.  ��  1  fl  t  1  *  t  <i  1  C  e  1  ���  e  ��>  1  a  1  i  Next I. Ktub Hill Cafe  Flrat Street.  Boundary Side  Lights  Agents Tor the famous Ostermoor Matt:ess.  UNDERTAKING.  We   are   constantly, adding to our  stock   of  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for the amateur or professional.    Call and see our lines.  Also large stock   of local   views   to  send to friends.  Having taken the Phoenix  1 Agency   for   the   famous  |20TH CENTURY  BHAND OF  Men's Fine  Tailored    Garments  ie  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for  Mason  &  Risch   Pianos.  We can now fill orders for  these goods promptly and  satisfactorily..  This is undoubtedly the  best brand of clothing  made in C -nada and we  feel sure that the men of  Phoenix will appreciate it.  Call and Examine and  LEAVE YOUR MEASURE.  "Bob, th.e Tailor"  Knob Hill Ave.        PHOENIX, B.C.  Account Victoria Day, May 24,  the C.P.R. will sell to and from all stations, including Kootenay Steamers,  round trip tickets at fare and one-third  for the round trip, on sale May 22, 23  and 24,,-good to return till May 29.  Subscribers to the Phoenix Pioneer  can renew their subscriptions by sending $2 to this office at any time. Those  already behind, of which there are a  few, will confer a favor by attending  to the matter without delay, as typographical artists must eat, like other  people.  The flag pole has at last beert erected in front of the school house, and  now the Union Jack floats to the  breeze daily. The pole is 60 feet in  height, was supplied by F. C. Buckless  and the flag was purchased by public  subscription made to Principal Thorn-  ber for the purpose.  L. Y. Birnie has received a canvas  boat from the manufacturer in the east,  and with Capt. George Smith as the  doughty skipper, can now sail any of  the rivers or lakes of the interior,  carrying the boat in a compact parcel in  a wagon. The boat will easily hold  three or four passengers.  Miners' Union dancing hall was well  filled Wednesday evening, when the  benefit ball for Cbas. W. Shaw, the  blind miner, was given. Dancing was  kept up till early the next morning  and about $150 was realized for Mr.  Shaw. Danny Deane furnished the  supper and Biner and James the  music.  Greenwood has a new grocery store,  conducted by Anderson Brothers.  B. Lequime is applying for a liquor  license for a hotel to be erected at  Franklin camp.  The city councilmen of Grand Forks  are discussing taking over the scavenger business of the city.  John H. Dean, a piano player, recently victimized a number of citizens  of Greenwood with worthless cheques.  He, of course, made himself scarce.  The Greenwood hospital has recently added an x-ray machine to its  equipment, similar to that in use in  the Phoenix hospital for several  vears.  Several cars of steel for the extension ofthe V., V & E. west of Midway have arrived at that point, and  putting down the iron is now on the  programme.  The Greenwood Ledge thinks that  when R. B. Kerr, formerly of Phoenix,  moves to Fernie, from Oakland, Calif.,  it will be like going; from heaven to  Dante's inferno.  Several men are at work at the  power site at Boundary Falls for Contractor Alex Rooinson, where the  power will be improved by the Greenwood Electric Co. for local uses.  It is understood that matters in  connection with the continuation of  construction on the Midway & Vernon  railway are rapidly getting into shape,  and.-that .work will .be resumed at no  distant date.  At Wednesday's entertainment given  at the Greenwood auditorium by the  Greenwood Dramatic Co. for the benefit of the Church of England, the  house was well filled and about $100  was the net result.  A party of surveyors under Engineer  Milliken, of the Great Northern, has  started running lines for the railway up  the North Fork, to be built under the  charter of the Boundary, Kamloops  and Cariboo railway.  About the first  of June  a   twice-a-J  week  stage is to be put on between'  Grand Celebration at   Midway  Victoria Day, May 24  The dining room at  (COMl'S nom  will be open all day for the convenience of visitors. The best of everything will be found on the  tables. . .  HAZELWOOD   ICE   CREAM  will be served in the dining  100m   all  day.  f*4      4 4    0 ���     The BEST, Cheapest  m    . I ^^ I  1^ iflrt Gt  >     and most satisfactory  ^^*v m***S *     Clothing in Phoenix.  WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of-satisfied-  customers.    If you don't   oelieve  it come f  and examine goods.                                                                    *  A Full Line of tJnderwear, Shirts. Shoes, Ties,etc,     |  iust arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old |  and Cheapest prices. *  THOMAS BROWN, f  Men's Wear Exclusively. knob .uli^e.^^nix.     |  <S��0 ��jXt<S��SXiX3��������^  We can save you money  on your Laundry Bill,  and do the work  promptly in First=  Style. .  .  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Kent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all  the  leading mines bought and sold.  G.W. Rumberger  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion  Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  <* Phoenix, B.C.  Wagon calls in  any   part   of  Phoenix  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and   Saturdays, and we make a specialty  of Short  Orders   when  desired.  'PHONE 59,  GREENWOOD.  Greenwood   Steam    Laundry  GREENWOOD, B. C.  PALACE MEAT MARKET  DOMINION' AVK, PHOENIX, B.C.  Fresh and Salt Meats.  'IV1- y* i?- F��sh,   Poultry and  Oysters.  ���** Hilltam Itmfrr din. 1  Snminimt Aurnur.  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If YOC Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection in our line of men's stylish clothing  for   spring.   We sell thekin.l that wear well and look well.  Men S Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with at-  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Mens HatS A large assortment, just in, of those new  spring blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them brieve purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS  A new iot of perfect fitting no.folks   and   three  piece suits, stvhsh.  See our line of Ladies' VVaisiS( ,.adies. shj       Ladieg> Co���  Lad.es Shoes, Lad.es' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.  Girls'  and Boys' waists.  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD

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