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 ���fci  }  4  a  it  i  \  E 4  II  f !  .1  >  4  m  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in 1902. & &  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining; District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA   SATURDAY, M.VV 23, 1903.  No   28.  The Big Store  iff-  ���*���  Don't fail to see our  new  line  of Imported   Goods.  They are well worth the visit of any man who likes thebest7-'  and latest  at a resouable price.     vVq also have  ties with  Masonic, Oddfellow and Horseiiiaji Emblems.  'i-:;-^'..':.v'-S/.u'::'-;-';  .  SI-111^TS=  Choicest and largest as,sortnieiitiu all the latest creations in Soft and Hard Shirts. If you are particular to  please, we know we can suit you.  ^ SHOES**  The.pld, reliable, genuine SLATER SHOE, always  in stock in lasts to fit every foot. Something particularly  fine in patent leathers, ^ns and blacks.  Iff  GENERAL BOUNDARY HEADQUARTERS  FOR GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS.  .'ilOKNIX  GRHKNWOOD  GRAND FORKS  M0RRIN,TH0MPS0N&C0.  Seasonable  Goods* '���������������������.-.  &  Poultry Netting  Steel Garden Rakes  Steel Garden Hoes  Screen Doors  Screen Windows  Ice Cream Freezers  Kalsomine Brushes  Paint Brushes  Varnish Brushes  WE KEEP THE  PRICES RIGHT  CUT HIS THROAT  WITH A RAZOR  And   Patrick Eakin   Almost  Committed Suicide.  HAPPtNED LAST WtDNESDAY MORNING  Surgeon Took Twcnly-lVcc Sllch��, and Ihe  Injured Man   Will  Probably   Recover���  .     Alcoholism Said lo be Ihe Cause.  - : Wednesday morning a man named  Patrick Eakin attempted to commit  suicide at the Cjranby hotel b. slashing  hip thioat'wiih a razor. If he had not  been discovered in time, ho would  probably now be wearing a wooden  overcoat. ���  The ghastly, deed wan' committed  about 9 a. m. in the room which he  occupied in the Granby hotel. Shortly  thereafter the potter discovered Eakin,  with his throat cut almost from ear to  ear, and rapidly blending to death. A  hurried call was sent to Dr. G. M.  Foster; who responded promptly, band'  aged him up as best he could and removed him to the Phoenix General  Hospital.  An examination showed a terrible  gash by the-sharp instrument, which  tequiied twenty-three stlches to bring  it together. Fortunately, no veins were  severed, although the windpipe was  slightly cut, requiring one stitch. Since  the would-be suicide has been in the  hospital lie has had to be constantly  watched, but is recovering.  Eakin lus been a resident of this  camp, on and off, for two years or more.  His last employment was with the  Phoenix Water Supply Co,, when the  new well was being made. About  thiee weeks ago this work was finished,  and since then he has not had work.  He foimeily worked in ths mines here,  but not lately. lie was known to be  addicted to drink, and it is thought  while in this condition and despondent  he made the attempt on his life. He  is about 38 years of age, a blacksmith  by trade, and said to be a good me  chanic when sober. He had expected  to go to the old country as soon as he  earned enough, to settle up the estate  of a relative who had recently died.  New Stage Une.  S.F. Royer, the well known livery,  man, of Grand Forks, was in the city  Thursday, arranging for local matters  in tegard to the new stage line, which  will start operations on June 1st. The  line will run from Grand Forks to  Greenwood daily, Sundays included,  by way of Phoenix, making close con-  nec ions with the Great Northern trains  both ways. Stage will leave Phoenix  at 7 a. 111., and arriving at Phoenix on  the letutn tiip from Grand Forks at 7  p. m. Arrangements have been com  pleted by Mr. Royer to carry Great  Noithem express for Boundary points,  and the Spokesman-Review will also  come the same way. Relay stations,  have been provided for at Fourth of  July creek and Phoenix. McRae  Hios. & Smith are the Phoenix agents  for the line. Mr. Royer should do a  pretty good business over this route,  especially after railway constitution on  the Great Northern branch to Phoenix  starts.  MIDWAY CELEBRATION NKT M0NDAV.  Many Boundary Towni Will Be Represented  '" There. /  Next Monday the annual Victoria  Dav celebration of the Boundary will  lake place at Midway, as usual. .Special preparations have been made by the  celebration committee to give every  owe a good time, and theie will doubtless be a large attendance* from, every  point in the Boundary.   7  As far as Phoenix is concerned,  nearly every available horse has been  engaged for the day, andyAgent Clark,  of the C. P. R. has ordered coaches  for 150 passengers who ,ftre expected  to go down from hete oivthc train that  will be ru.n.. This train, leaves her_,at  8 a.m.,and is sch eduled to leave Midway on the return trip at 8 p: rri.  The following is the programme of  the day which has. beeri, piepared by  the committee on celebration:  10.30 a. in. ��� Boy's Poriey Race, 13  hands and under, '/{ iuiledash,  1st  piize, $10; and prize, $5.   .  Prospectors'   Race,   Pack Horse and  Saddle Horse, ,run ���"jf-Vhile, put  on  uack of .too pounds,   \tftli diamond  hitch, and run another "^ mile, prize  $'5- -.   ���  ���''���".-  Bicycle Race, ^ mile heats, best 2 in  '3, 1st prize, $15,00; 2nd prize, $10.  : LUNCHEON./  12m.���Base Ball Match,   Phoenix vs  Grand.Forks, prize,I $70.  1.30���Free-for all, 609 )"ard dash, 1st  . prize, $30; 2nd prize, $10.  Local horses only,  600 -yards'  dash,  winners of free lor  all  barred,   1st  prize, $20; 2nd prize, $1.0.  Riding Contest, best clean'rider, horses  ' provided, riders to provide  saddles,  etc., prize, $20.   ....  Free for all, %/> mile heats, best 2 in 3,  1st prize, $60; 2nd prize $30.  3 p m.��� Base Ball Match,  losers of  Grand    Forks-Phoenix   game   vs.  Greenwood, prize,'$46.  (Jenilemen's Race, owners up, winners  of all other races barred, 606 yards  dash, tst prize, $12; 2nd prize, $8.  6 p. m.=_Children's Sports, Etc.  Consolation Race, *<�� mjle dash, open  only to  losers  in   other races,   no  entrance fee charged, prize $10.  Note���Four entries,V.��'ii"r>.three to.start,  on all events.   '���  The Greenwood band will furnish the  music. "  COKE FROM  WASHINGTON  Boundary Mining Notes.  Granby Co. Will Receive Some  2,000 Tons.  TO RELIEVE CROW'S NEST SHOW AGE  Will be Shipped From Fairfax. Washington-  Three Furnaces Running, Bui Fourth to  Be Placed In Blast Next Weik Sure.  The coke shortage from the Crow's  Nest country is bothering all the Boun-  daiy smelter managers not .1 little, and  as the Greenwood Times puts it, they  are rapidly getting prematurely grev  headed. Efforts to get coke from other sources are still being made, and  with sortie little'success.    The Granby  Co. has secured some 2,000 tens from  p. ���     ���  Fairfax, Washington, a little coal town  in the Cascades, not far from Carbonado. When this begins to arrive, it  will temporarily relieve the strain, although this amouut, to a concern that  can use about 200 tons daily, will not  last long.  In order to get it to the Granby  smelter as promptly as possible, the  Great Northern and Kettle .Valley  tracks are to be connected at Grand  Forks.  As yet but three furnaces have been  in operation at the Granby smelter, although it was hoped weekly that enough  coke would be on hand to warrant the  blowing in of the fourth. It is expected, however, that by some time next  week, the Washington coke .will have  begun to arrive, which, with the shipments being received from the Crow's  Nest, will probably admit of the entire  battery of four furnaces being run, for  a lime atany rate.  LOCAL JOTTINGS  JOINED UNITED MINE WORKERS.  Four From I'ho.nix Passed.  Last October the government boilir  Inspector held an ' examination lor  engineers in Greenwood, under the  new act. Word has recently been received that four of those who tried  from Phoenix were granted second  class certificates. First class certificates are only granted to those who  have held the second class documents  for six months. Those who passed  successfully weie Gabe Eustis, James  Petrie, R. C. Crowell and F. L. Cock,  all of whom were then employed ai the  Granby mines. Mr. Eustis and Mr.  Crowell have since left here. In addition a number of permits to engineers  were granted.  Secretary John Kiordau, of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. 8 left for Denver  on Wednesday, to attend the annual  convention ol the Western Federation  of Miners,and also that ofthe American  Labor Union, to be held at the same  time and place. He expects to be absent, (en or twelve days.  Crow's  Nrs(  Colliery-Employees   Make   a  Change.  . The miners' union of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co'.s collieries have  recently withdrawn their allegiance  from the Western Federation of Miners  and have affiliated themselves with the  United Mine Workers of America,  says the Fernie Free Press,  For some time past this-''movement  has been on foot and last week organizer Bonsfield, ofthe U. M. W. of A.,  arrived in Fernie to discuss the matter  with the men. A meeting oCGladstone  Union was held and the visiting organizer addressed them. The union finally decided to surrender the charter  of the W. F. of M. and form a branch  of the United Mine Workers;  Mr. Bonsfield in addressing the men  discouraged the principal of useless  strikes. The miners claim that their  change to allegiance of the sister organ  l/atbn will have no bearing on the recent settlement between the union and  the Coal Co., and that the terms of  agreement will be rigidly followed out.  Meetings were subsequently held at  Morrissey Mines and Michel where  similar action was taken, and the three  camps henceforth will be contioiled by  the United Mine Workers of America.  The reason for this change is said to  be (.issatisfaction with the treatment  ace or led them by the W. F. of M. in  the leeent strike. It has been openly  stated that ihe cause of the coal miners  was sold by the Federation and the  present action is largely the result of  strong feeling on this account.  Had a SIOO-House.  J. M. McCloskey, the man who is  totally blind from an accident that occurred in the Knob Hill mine last year,  began his entertainment tour this week,  in an endeavor to earn a living. Monday evening he appeared at Eholt,  Tuesday at Phoenix, Wednesday at  Greenwood, and last night at Grand  Forks. 'I uesday evening's entertainment was a surprise to those who were  present, and Miners' Union hall was  well filled. Mr. McCloskey surprised  his fiiends agreeably in the quality of  the entertainment which he furnished.  The house netted him about $100.  After lecturing in Camp McKinney  next week, he will like'y visit Nelson,  Rossland and other points, Many persons, when they see a man in his condition endeavoring to help himself are  only too glad to lend a helping  hand,  Fogg's Chemicals, Chalk, Pearling  and Rustine foi sale at Boyle's.  There are five patients in the Phoenix General Hospital, all of whom are  progressing favorably.  Miss Tena Grant and Mrs. M?c-  Donald, loimerly of Nelson, B. C,  have taken charge of the Stemwinder  cafe,  W. J. Morrison and James Anderson, owners of ihe Morrison-Anderson  block in this city, were in town from  Grand Forks this week.  James Anderson and Tony Dunham,  of Grand Forks, are making preparations to open their road house at Fourth  of July creek, on the first of June.  Next Thursday the Phoenix Base  Ball Club will give a dance at Miners'  Union hall, the club having decided to  raise needed funds in this manner this  year, instead of by public subscription.  Miss Nora Heiser, sister of Mrs. J.  Bowerman, of ihe Cottage hotel, left  for Berlin, Germany, on Thursday's  train, intending to take steamer at New  York next week.  At the application ofthe Dominion  Copper Co., before the supreme court  in Greenwood, Thutsday, to make  changes of its townsite plat in Phoeuix,  the heating was postponed till certain  affidavits were filed by the company.  A meeting was scheduled for last  night at Cascade for the purpose ol  organizing a Liberal Association. W.  11. P. Clement, of Grand Forks,' a  forcible speaker, was to be the chief  speaker.  'Thursday's passenger train on the  Phoenix branch of the C. P. R., was  derailed ne.ir the No. 3 Snowshoe spur,  the engine running oil on the ties. An  extra side track had to be built that  night so that traffic could be resumed.  Foreman Wright, of the carpenter  force at the Granby mines, has started  woik on the fouudalijns for the new  company stables, which will accommodate 15 head of hoiseswhen completed.  'The building will he 34x60 feet in size.  Removal sale. All laidies'trimmed  hats and ladies and children's ready-  to wear hats sold at a big discount, for  one week, commencing Saturday, May  23.I, If you have postponed getting  your spring and summer hat, now is  the time to buy at a low price, for 1  must vacate by June 1st.  Mks. Almstrom,  Lower 'Town, Dominion Ave.  On the Blue Jay the tunnel, being  driven to strike the ledge, is now'in  200 feet. .  During the month of April the Granby mines shipped 25,208 tons of ore to  the company's smelter.  Randolph Stuart expects to begin  work on the Calumet/claim, adjoining  the Winnipeg, in Wellington' camp,  soon, ���;.     ' - .  . President S.'H. C. Miner, ofthe  Granby Co., has been added to the  local board of directors of the Eastern  Townships Bank.  Monday, the day on which Victoria  Day will-be celebrated, the Snowshoe  mine will be closed, but the Granby  mines will run as usual.  It is repotted that Randolph Stuart  has bonded the 'Tip 'Top claim.in Skylark ramp, to some Englishmen, the  stated price being ��\0,000.  At.the Granby mines the force continues to average about .300.men. At  the Mother Lode there are about 75  men, with 14 at the Sunset and 40 at  the B. C. mine.  'I he Boston News Bureau of May  16th contained a statement of the profits, etc., of the Granby Co. for the  month of April that is notable chiefly  for its inaccuracies.  A rich find of tellurideore was made  on the Dvnamo claim, one of the high  grade properties between Phoenix and  Greenwood, this week, the property being owned by Portmann Brothers.    ,  W. H 'Thomas, consulting engineer  for the Mother Lode mine and smelter,  is said to be much pleased with the  bright outlook for his company in the  Boundary, both at the mine and smelter.  On orders from the Trail smelter,  the lime shipments from the Fife quarries have been increased to 100 tons  daily. About 15 men are now employed theie,--under- Foreman Peter M.  Stewart.  Now that connection has been made  with the outside in the No. 3 -tunnel  at the Granby mines, it gives a clear  passage all over the 100 foot level of  the Old Ironsides mine. Men whose  work is on that level no longer use the  shaft, hut merely walk directly to their  work.  Late next week, or early the following week, President Miner, of the  Granby Co., with a party of Canadian  and American directors will arrive in  the Boundary in their special car, on  a tiip of inspection to the mines'and  smelter of the company.  This week the Snowshoe's shipments  again equal the hitih figures of that  mine for last week, 1,680 tons, which  weie the largest in history of the mine.  Double this tonnage could easily be  shipped if the Gieenwood and Sunset  smelters, where the ore goes, could  handle it.  JAMES J.mix  DID NOT COME  Had  Expected  to  Visit  the  Boundary this Week.  IN CONNECTION WITH 8. R. MATTERS  Giand Forks now has a Hive of  the Maccabees, the ladies organization  in connection with the Maccabees of  the World, an organization that has  nearly half a million members. 'The  following officers of the new Grand  Forks branch were chosen: Past Commander, Julia L. McDonald; Commander, Harriet F. Sheads; Lieut.  Coin., Kerstina Iiammer; Rec.Keeper,  Martha A Fisher; Finance' Keeper,  Esther Rodgeis; Chaplain, Clara Donaldson; Seijeaut, Lam a Chappie; Sentinel, I.illie 'Taylor. Picket, Eliza Eyre;  Mistress at Anns, Ii. Meagher.  But Staled thai He. Would Proceed With  Building of the Spar to .he Granby Smeller al cace���Weal to Crow's Nest.   '" "  James J. Hill, president of the Gteat  Northern railway, has been in the west  this week, and had intended , to visit  the Boundary country, where new railway construction is pending to Phoenix. " At the last minute, however, he  founcl it impossible to make it at this  time, as he had to go up into the Crow's  Nest country. .  In Spokane he gave assurance of the  immediate construction of the spur of  his line to the.Granby smelter, but declined to make a statement in regard  to the exact date of the commencement  of work on the branch to Phoenix.  He seemed to have certain private  reasons for this, but it is believed the.  date of ordering the actual commencement of active operations is not far off.-  Mr. Hill had his two head contractors  with him, Messrs. Sims and Shields,  of St. Paul, and this is said tobe a significant fact. ���  When Mr. Hill visited Grand Forks  last year, he agreed, on his next visit to  the Boundary, to take a look at the  big mines in Phoenix camp.  iaslalllag an Electric Pump.  'The Phoenix Water Supply Co. has  decided to do its pumping trom Marshall lake to the ioc,ooo-gailon tank  By electric power, and as soon as, th'e  electric pump already ordered from the  Jenckes Machine Co. arrives, it will  be placed in operation. Manager  Martin;: of the company, is now arranging to erect the pole line from  Brooklyn avenue to the lake, and it  will probably be ready by the time- the  pump and dynamo arrives. 'The new  well, recently completed, has a capacity  of 54,000 gallons, and the new pump  will be capable of raising 200,000 galr  Ions in a day.  The Nickel Plate Smelter.  'The surrender by the Indians of the  Chu-chuwaya reserve of 194 acres of  their lands has just been completed, an  arrangement being entered into- by  which the Indians will receive in exchange for the ceded land certain other  adjacent property from H. K. Rogers,  manager of the Yale Mining Company,  owning and operating the Nickel Plr-te  group on 'Twenty Mile creek. 'The  land in question adjoins Hedley City  and the settlement of this matter, which  has been pending some time,determines  definitely the location at this point of  the Nickel Plate smeltet.  A Wise Woman.  Manager Riordan informs us that he.  is negotiating with the managers of "A  Wise Woman" for one night. He says  there is very little chance for such a  company having a date open. No matter, let them know we are on earth.  We may catch them on their leturn.  You must remember, 'twas wind that  made Chicago. Keep blowing your  horn. _       _.   'The Emma mine, in Summit camp,  has again ceased opetations for a lime  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.            . j  The following table gives the ore .shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901, fur F  190-, and for 1903, us reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� Past   I  1900 1901              1903             1903             Week  Gnmbv Mines, Phoenix      04,533 231,762   30il,85S    135.277       0,5145 I  Suowsiioe,               '���       .....          297 1,731     20,800     13,920       1080!  Brooklyn, "                 150      ]  Mother Lode, Deadwood      5,340 99,034    141.320     31,035       3,9'->9  Sunset,                   '���                 .... 802       7,455        3,025          192  Morrison,               "            150         ....         ....          ....  B.C. Mine,        Summit     19,494 47,405     14,811       9,175          210  R.Bell,                       "      560           v.  1'iiimn,                        "      650       8,530       8,00C  Winnipeg,    Wellington      1,076 1,040          785           Golden Crown,       "              2,250   025 ....  Athelstan,               "             1,200 550           King Solomon, W.Copper  875        ....         ....  No. 7 Mine,          Central  605         482  City of Paris,             "           2,000    .Jewel,             Long Lake         100 350       2,175          C��irmi, West. Fork  800                 ....  Providence,    Providence  ....          219        451  Ruby,     Boundary Falls  80            Miscellaneous      3,230 3,450          325          Total .tons     99,730 390,000   507.545 200,889      13,020  I'* ran by Smelter treated, tons..   62,387 230.828   312,340 125,5518       7,279  ���If  ���1  m  ;��  -In  WW  '���:S-:iill  SMI  ��'$��i  ���ttar  ;7'4 j  \i'rf  :t3rffl  ,-���: ������t.-iCB"!  �����?*'�������  .���.������-������.���rt\V/**|  ii  ���mm  Wt$m  ' W$M&\  ::.':MM.  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". tv,-t ���rt*; :  .���Y:,. ,p*���*������"������-"^ ���.' ������.i.,,-1;^ .'������ ��� :��� ���'-, ���1/,>i.1'.;.-.-.'.'.-,'-J'--.'������.ir;T.i.-'-,<.'.''.'������������;��� ���"    .-..v- ���,-. ��-:*---v--f'|",i THE PHOENIX PIONEER  m  '"A  mi  I  P  P  IN  p  m  The Phoenix Pioneer*  IMUU> OH BATCKDAV IV TH-  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  at ruoEKrx. B. c.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaocr;  .    . ( Business office No. 14. '   ��� ���,  Telephone.!   | m,-,^*, residence, No. 15.  acBSCKirrioMg m advancb.  ret Year   Six Months..  ...|��.oo  ... i.��5  If you are not ��� aubscrlber to,this paper, this  IB ��ninvlt��Uontovou to become one. -.'������''"  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Lee��l notlcea 10 and 5 ceut�� per Hue.  Four weekly Iniertloiia conatltutc one month'*  advertising.  Morrissey Mines, the new coal town,  already has a weekly paper, the Dispatch- Which means that another  newspaper man will shortly become  wealthy.  Some 400 coal and oil locations have  been made on the disputed tract in  East Kootenay, and they are still coming at a lively rate. Does this mean  400 lawsuits?  Nearly So-,ooo tons of coal were mined in the Crow's Nest in April, and  yet the Hiitish Columbia smelters were  short of fuel. Probably John H.  'Tonkin can explain the reason.  In the Columbia & Western land  grant scandal investigation,- at Victoria,  there seems to have been no small  number of kettles calling the pots black.-  If they keep at it long enough, the  timil will finally come out.  i  B. C MINING  ������*���*��*��***��������������������*�����  1903  MAY  1903  Sun. Hon.  Tuts. Wad.  Thu.  Frl.   Sit.  1     2  3   4  5   6    7  8   9  jo \\  12 13   14  15 16  17 18  19 20 21  22 23  24 25  26 27 28  29  30  3J  1  ANOTHER PROGRESSIVE STEP.  About a year ago, when the trouble  in labor circles in  East Kooienaj began, following the arrival of John H.  Tonkin as manager of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co., it was evident that the  managers ofthe three Boundary smelters were up against  it so  far as the  fuel   supply was   concerned.     They  ���were absolutely at  the mercy of one  coal company, and that company had  a knack, or was  fast  acquiring it, of  having labor troubles on its hands.  Andrew Carnegie, who is having  such a hard time to give away his millions for educational purposes before  he goes into the great beyond, has  made a break about Canada. 'The old  philanthropist is reaching his dotage.  When interviewed at Spokane last  Saturday, James J. Hill stated that the  Great Northern spur to the Granby  smelter would be coilstiucted at.once.  This is leassuiing, but we'd like to see  Mr. Hill doing something beside talking.  The Kamloops Sentinel once moie  raises its husky voice ageinst high  freight rates, as compared with coast  tates. lis the old story of the long  and short haul, aud all interior points  are victims, its very simple and very  unjust withal.  That trouble was patched up, but as  we know only too well lasted but a  few months, in the meantime the different smelter managements being at  their wits' end for coke in sufficient  quantities, even when the coal mines  were being operated. This was certainly an unbearable state of affairs, of  which there seemed to be no satisfactory  solution.  Here were 500 or 600 men in the  Boundary's quartz mines, with half as  many more in the smelters ��� about  1,000 in all-'-dependent on' the whims  of the coal  miners or  their manager  "for a living. Labor troubles were and"  are unknown in the Boundary. The  men were satisfied and capital was  steadily and persistently endeavoring  to prove that our gigantic low grade  ore. bodies could be made to pay a  profit. This was just about to be elucidated when the labor troubles 300  miles away from here be^an and upset  . - all calculations.  . Some persons wondered if the company which is acknowledged to be the  best mining concern that ever operated,  -in British Columbia ��� the Granby���  -would stand this sort of thing for any  length of time, and be content to see  the millions of dollars the company  had invested in the Boundary remain  unproductive of profits. The question  was pertinent, but remained unanswered for months. Last week the query  was answered, and in the way anticipated.  Sir 'Thomas Shaughnessy speaks  right out in meeting regarding ihe East  Kootenay land grab, and there is no  fear of his doing the C. P. R. cause  any harm. Sir 'Thomas is too astute  a politician for that, and has been in  the traces too loii��.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  A Grave Matter ��� The attorney-  general has introduced a bill to amend  the "Grave Yaid Act." He needn't  worry; he'll be buried all right, and at  the public expense.���Revelstoke Herald.  Is a Good Reason ��� 'The Economist has coucluded its series of "pen  pictures of prominent politicians" lor  the reason that it cannot adhere strictly  to facts and at the same time preserve  the high moral tone of this publication.  ���Nelson Economist.       ��� ~  Small WoNnF.R���-With the C.P.R.  preparing ihe minutes-of-council foi  ministers to obediently sign���and possibly prepaiing the government bills  for the legislature also���it is small wonder that railway domination has been  mentioned in connection with the  British Columbia cabinet. ��� Vancouver World.  Kicking Without Reason���Truly  it takes all kind of people to make a  world. The farmers of the east perhaps buy and use less lead than any  other class of people in Canada, and  yet they are the biggest kickeis against  the inci eased tat iff on that product.  And the farmer who does not use five  pounds of lead in five years will aigue  until he is black in the face that an increased tarriff would ruin his business.  ���Movie Leader.  Without shouting   their intentions  .from the housetops, some of the Granby shareholders set about securing cer  tain valuable coal measures near lilair-  more, Alberta.    This  was done, and  a company was organized with $3,000,-  000 capital.   The coal was found to  admirable for coking purposes, and at  present, without any flourish of trumpets, systematic development is being  - carried on, and 100 coking ovens are  lo be erected at once.    So much  for  the energy ofthe Granby shaieholders,  who   have   again   proven themselves  equal to an emergency.  Of course, it will  take  months  before the output of the new  coal  fields  will be of any considerable magnitude,  but every month brings it  nearer.    It  is pleasing to note, also, that the International Coal and Coke Co., as the  new corporation  is  named, will probably be in a position to furnish  coke  to other Boundary  smelters, after the  wants  ot  the  Granby smelter along  this line have been attended to.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  'The Wakefield, Slocan,''will shoitly  havr> 40 men at work..  Slocan ore shipments for the year  are a little short of 6,ooo tons.  ���'.','  Work has been resumed on the  Jumbo mine, in Rossland camp.  Operations are being resumed at the  Ruth and Wondeiful, in the Slocan.  Plans aie being drawn for a zinc  roasting plant for the Slocan Star mine.  The Silver Cup has let a-coiuraci  for a cable tram from the mine direct  to 'Trout Lake.  Over 400 tons of ore have been ship  ped from the Slocan City mining division this year,  'The Ophir-Lade syndicate is puttini!  in a 10-stamp mill at their propeity,  in the Lardeau gold belt.  There is talk of the White Heat  people electing ii 100-ton concentrator,  to cost $25,000', at Rosslauu.  A rich stiike of ore is repotted .oh  the Good Luck, opeiaied by ihe La-  br.ieis Co-opeiauvo association nt  Golden.  'The famous Clatk vs. Colltnn sun,  over commission for sale ol the Ailing-  ton mine, has been at last settled out  of couit.  'The Tiail and Nelson smelteis weie  forced to close down their lead stacks  last week, through shortage in the supply of ore.  Ore fiom the Silver King mine Heated at the Nelson smolter is giving 200  ounces in silver and 20 per cent copper  to the ton.  Some 600 men are at woik in the  Morrissey coal mines, pioducing 800  tons daily. 'The payioll is $40,000  per month.  Since the railways weie completed  to that camp, a year ago, Republic  mines have shipped a little over 8,000  tons of 01 e.  J. B. Hobson, vice president' ofthe  Provincial Mining Association,intends  making a lour of the interior in the  inteiest ofthe association.  No amendments are to be made to  the placer act this session by ihe legislature, despite the strong recommendations of the Provincial Mining Association.  Last week's ore production in Rossland was: Le Roi, 3,360 tons; Centie  Star, .',830; War Eagle, 1,20c; LeRoi  No. 2, 875; White Bear", 80; Velvet,  100; Kootenay, 290; total, 7,735; foi  the year to date, 137,189 tons.  A civil action has been commenced  at Rossland bythe Centre Star against  the Nickel Plate, alleging that the latter has been stealing oie; also that iht  lattei's workings, being full ol water,  are damaging the former mine, so they  must be emptied.  F'our feet of solid, high grade ore is  reported to have been struck on the  Lucky Boy at Trout Lake. Mr.Stead  has bought from Hillman, McCarter&  Craig, the Horseshoe, on which there  is a magnificent showing. 'The pui-  chase pi ice was $16,000, $5000 paid  down and balance in two payments.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  KIKE, LIKE, ACC PENT.  CommlsBlouer lor inking Allldiivlu.  Phoenix, B.  R. B.KERR,.  Barrister and Solicitor,  '   notary public.  PHOENIX, B.C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It isowned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  Regulnr communication 8 p. m.     Sec  onil Thursday ofcoch mouth.   '.  Kmergeut meetings uncalled; Masonic  Hall, .Morrison-Anderson Muck.  W. L. GKRMAINli,  ���     i     '     Secretary.  K. L. COCK.  W.M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155.   Meets 'Thursdays at 8 p. in. at Min-  ���j������ ers' Union Hall. -���������  KP. BROWN, Pies. 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It was a business proposition for the  Granby shareholders to go into the  business of coal mining, and although  forced into it in a way, it will doubt-  lass prove a profitable undertaking.  Charley's Aunt and Jane,  reaped a rich harvest from their Amer  ican tour and certainly took their audiences by storm. 'There seems to be  more finish to comedies written by  English authors. And, by the way,"A  Wise Woman" was first pioduced at  the Strand Theatre, London, where it  had a phenomenal run of 23"8 nights,  and/ was the hit of the season. 'They  come high, but we must have them.  Can you make a better present to  your eastern friends than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdealer's, or by mail for 50 cents iber month.  Low Rates to Los Angeles.  The O. 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The invitation comes 'fiom the  Spokane Chamber of Commerce, Mid  we regiet that Teddy will have to get  along without us this lime. However,  as some 499 others have been invited  to take part .on the same'ieceptioii committee, ihe chances are that the hero  of San Juan hill will manage to get  along some way. On this particular  occasion Spokane will-outdo herself,  and undoubtedly it will have the laig-  est company of visitors that ever assembled within its gates.. Neveithe-  less, it is a long walk from heretoSpo  kane, and this lime we will have 10  foiegii the pleasure of seting Mr,  Roosevelt mice more.  �����  Speaking of Spokane, reminds us  that the Spokesman-Review had a  pleasant leleience the other day to Jay  P. Craves, the general manager of the  Gianby Co., who makes his home in  Spokane, and it is worth quoting here:  Ml  "The highest commendation should  be accorded Jay P. Craves for his.gen-  eiosity in offering two lots as a site foi  ihe pmposed Carnegie libraiy.  Whether or not it is decided that the modeled giound is the most desirable loi the  purpose named, credit can not be withheld lor Mr.   Graves'  fine   display 01  public spiii*.    The gift was wholly voluntary and the donor  had nothing to  gain,'     lie is the owner of no real estate in the vicinity, and the  proffer 01  the site meant a large and valuable donation for a purely public  object.    It  the siie 'is. ai cepted  as   suited   to the  needs of the library, Mr.   Graves can  leel that he has  done  more  thin his  share towards promoting  a  splendid  modern'utility,    And if for any reason  it is found best not to make use of this  handsome offer, there will slill remain  a splendid instance of civic   pride and  public spirit which other, citizens can  well affoid to take as an example.     It  is men of this sort thai do ihe most toward building up the community."  ���������  The East Kootenay papers are telling us that 48,000 tons  of  coal weie  mined by the Cipw's Nest   Pass  Coal  Co. in the month of Apiil,  and each  week we see these  (inures   in   another  exchange.     They do not  slate,  however, how   many   tons   of  coke  were  manufactured, nor how  much   of this  coke was shipped out ol this 'province  while our own  smelters  are still ovei  the lagged edge on the coke question,  and find it needful to seek elsewhere,  if possible, to augment their supply.. It  is   noticeable   that   Manager   lonkin  hevei'make's the coke   figures   public,  the very figure* that we in this section,  at least, are inteiested in most.  Special Round Trip Rales.  Between June 4th and August 26th  the Illinois Central will sell rcutid trip  tickets from Oiegon and Washington  points to Chicago, Cairo, Memphis  and New Orleans at greatly reduced  rates.  Tickets good for three months. Going limit ten days. Returning limit  ten days after starting west. Stopover  privileges either way, west of ihe Missouri, river.  Sale dates are arranged to be convenient lor delegates to convention" of  National Educational Association, at  Boston; Elks, at Baltimore; Woodmen,  at Indianapolis; Eagles, at New York;  Shrihers.at Saratoga; Knights of Pythias  at Louisville and Commercial Traveler at Indianapolis,  You'can take your choice of sixteen  different routes. Write us. We will  cheerfully give you any detailed information you want.  IJ. II. Tkumhui.i.,  142 Third St.,  Portland, Ore.  Warrant Every Bottle.  troubled with rhciiniiitiHin, nivo  ('Iniiiiherliiiii'H Pain Biilm 11 (rial. It will  lint, (ont yon 11 cent if it ilm-n ytni no  ��immI. One application will relieve ihe  (p.-iin. It tilxn en n't* cpraiiin and briilst-M  111 out-lliinl t .(. time rw|tiireil hv any  nt her treatment. Cute, burns; frostbites,  quliicy. pains in the edit, aMd rliei-t,  ���.'iiindular and other Dwelling* arcciuickl v  iine.1 hy applying It. Kveiv bottle warranted. Pile. l��0 and 60 cents. For Hale  by all u'ruyij'ists.  If  Recent developments are of much  importance to the future of Le Roi No.  2. Some time ago what is known as  the Annie vein was located west ofthe  d) ke, which had cut it off. In the third  level, high grade ore is now being extracted, and on the fifth level the vein  is also shown to be continuous, and the  ore unusually high grade,  1903 COPPER HANDBOOK  The World's Standard Reference Book on Copper.  The 1903 International Edition ij new from cover to  cover. It lists and desciibes 2,207 copper mines and copper mining companies in all parts of the world. It has a  greatly amplified chapter on the History,.Geology, Chemistry, Miheialogy, Metallurgy, Uses arid Statistics of Copper.  Eight chapters aie devoted to the various, Copper Mining  fields of the win Id; a long chapter of Statistical Tables  Y and descriptions, ranging from a lew lines to eleven pages,  of the woild's Cupper Mines.  The 1903 edition'is .'-'lie result of nearly ten yea is'  labor. It is made lor ihe invr'iiur, minei, smeller, scientist  or any other pen-on inteiested i-i the subject of copper from  any standpoint. The book has 600 octavo pages, with  gill tops. Price, $5. in Buckr.-m, or $7.50 in lull library1  morocco. ��� '  IT WILL   BE   SENT,   ON  APPROVAL,   FULLY   PREPAID.  i. - ���: . "  to any address in the woild. on the understanding that the  person onJering may return it within a week of icceipt, and  charge will be cancelled if the hook is unsatisfactory, for any  reason whatsoever, or lor no reason at all. It costs nothing  lo see the Copper Handbook, and it need not be kept unless it suits. May we send you a copy on these terms?  Address all orders 10 the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS,    :    HOUGHTON, MICH.  36��� Po��T Oitick Block.''"  Curious i���  News.  and  At  All the news of the Kootenay  Vale in the Nelson Daily News,  your'newsdealer on day of publication.  GREATLY  ALaRMED.  By a Pcmlstent Cough, But Permanently  Cured by Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  Mr. II. P. Uurhtige, a student at law,  in (ireenville, S. C , hail been troubled  fur lour or five years with a continuous  cough whi h he says, "greatly alarmed  in*, causing ii'ie'in fear that I was in the  first 8tane oPeqnsninption.'' Mr. Biir-  hiiueYliavinK'sVeirClia'iTiberlain'ii.Coiigl)  Remedy advertised, concluded to try it.  Now read what, he says of it: "I soon  felt a. remarkable e.liange, and aftei  iimiiji two buttles of the twenty-live can I  w.-, was permanently cured." Sold by  all druggists. " '  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby (riven that, having  l"iised tlie Central Motel, corner Second  Street and Old Irousid<>s' avenue, Phoenix, B. C,lo Frank Anderson, I am noi  ref-'princible fur any debts, c.ntiacted In,-  or mrrtinsl Miid Central lintel from tin  1st day of November, ]i!02.  Augi -r Jackso.v.  Better Stationery and Job Print,  injr than that lurncd out. hv the  Phiiciiix PiiHieer has yet to b��*  pnidiiced. The proof of the pudding if in the eatint:. Give us a  trial will" your next, order. ...  IONKEK  TUB. CO,  Piioksix, B. C.  P  'Plmiie 14.  Victoria Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  In Cottage Hotel.  We make*-* specialty  of Family ar\d Hotel  trade.  Free delivery to all parts of the city.  ���J. S. McCAGUE, Prop,  A Farmer Cured of Rheumatism.  ���'A i'iiiii livine on a (wrni near here  came in a short time isn<> completely  d.nililed ui) with rheumatism. I handed  |iiiiittl>nt.th'of Chamberlain's Pain Halm  nnd tohl'liiin to use it fieely and if not  Bati��fied after using it he need not pay a  rent for it," piivs O.P. Rayden, of Pattens  Mills. N.Y. ''A few days later he walked into the store as straight as a string  mid bunded me a dollar saying, 'give me  another bottle of Chamberlain s Pain  Balm. I want it in the house all the  time for it cured me.' " Tor sale by all  druggists.  The Nelson Daily News is the best  daily i" the interior. Get it from your  local newsdealer.  The coke question has been threshed out so often in the papers of Yale  and Kootenay that it may get a trifle  tiresome, but it is a vital question to  us of the quaitz mining districts, nevertheless. The large number of men at  woik in the coal mines ofthe Crow's.  Nest, and the immense shipments 01  _oaI to railway companies are of no  interest to us if our smelters are continually compelled to live fiom hand  to mouth for fuel supply.  **'  St. Peter���Who are you?  Applicant���A resident   of Phoenix.  St. Peter���Did you subscribe 10 The  Pioneer?  Applicant���Yes.  St. Peter���Did you  pay   your subscription?  Applicant���I forgot  St.  Petei ���  Wliv vou should buv....  FAIR PLAY  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST quality  Because it is the MO^T LASTING chew,  Because it if the L\ KG EST high grade 10  or 20c plug  Because the TAGS ARK VAI.UABl/K for  pii-niiuins until January I, 1906  Because we GUARANTEE every plug and  Because YOUR DEALER JS AUTHOR-  IZKb TO RKKUNI) MONKY  IV YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED  Tiik Empire Ton \cco Co.. Ltd  Oregon. R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LINE  EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europeiiud othei  foreign countries.  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Trunk Leslie's Popular Monthly  Or any oilier in Class A*.  Our price for five, $5.2 5  n so  3 00  3 or  3 00  2 51.  4 Ot  2 51  2 00  *2 01  3 00  1 01  151  1 Ot  *_ark Hanha'a- ���ecretary says that  tlnoe 1S96 over five hundred children  have been named after the Republic*-  "tooes."  ' At tho time when the Duke a_d  Duchess of Cornwall were In Victoria,  B.C., there were three families living  In Quebec street named ri-spectlvely  "Georgre," "Cornw**]," and "York," and  the eldest Win Georgre had the Christian name ot "May."  An official decision of the much-discussed question whether there Is smell  a condition of affairs In the Philippines  as constitutes a state of war, has been  given toy the United States War Department In connection with a pending  claim. The Department holds that the  islands are still in;a condition of war.  An Important step has been taken toward the abolition of slavery In German East Africa by the publication  of an Imperial edict which permits even' slave to end his condition ot servitude by the payment of a sum of money, the amount of which Is to 'be determined by the authorities. Every slave  Is to be permitted to work for himself  two days In the week, or to use for hi*  own purposes the corresponding proceeds of his labor. This will give the  slaves an opportunity to accumulate  the purchase money. It Is further decreed that masters shall not transfer  ownership without the'consent of the'  slave.  It  it  understood   that    Seth  Loir,  shortly after he wn.i elected mayor of  New York, sold a million and a half  dollars' worth of securities owned by ','.-,  him In various banks that are doing  business with the city, so that he might  not in the least emkarrasa the city.   He  la determined that the conduct of New  York city affairs shall not be liable to  the slightest suspicion so far as lies in  hi* power.   Many of the stocks sold had  been held by him for years, and were  gilt-edged securities.   His friends say  that in disposing of those permanent  lnvestment6-_o\v made considerable of  a sacrifice, as he can not find the equal  of some ot them as Income producers.  ��� The strange story of the elopement of  an   ordinary milch    cow with a bull  moose   comes   from   Lake   Onawa,   a  pretty sheet of ���water in the hills of  Piscataquis County, Maine, much fre-'  quehted by sportsmen   from    the big  cities.    The cow was the property of  Dr. A. T. Sanden of New York, whose  cottage la located on the shore of Onawa, and she was kept in a pasture enclosed by a rail fence.   A big moose  had  been several times seen  hanging  around the cottage   grounds   late   at  night, displaying great boldness.   One  night he!came close up to where the  cow was,  and th. two seemed  to be ,  good friends.   Late at night a tremendous crash was heard, and next morning the fence was a wreck arid the cow  gone.   Neither she nor the moose has  been seen since.  Phoei  Worlc  ix Pioneer   '.-Work   Or'niiyoilierin Class B.  Review of Review's   Or any oilier in Class B.  Our price for four,$5.7 5  *2 or  3 0<  . 1 00  2 5(  Phoenix Pioneer  $2 0(  Art I nt ei cha aye -.     4 01  Oranyotherin Class B.  Country Life  3 01  Oranyolher in Cluss B.  Canadian Magazine     2 51  Oranyolher in Class B.  .Success.     1 01  Our price for the five, $7.25  I.tNlVfS  Unity  '  Spokane Time Sclu-ilulc.  KnVctive Dec   24 1902  Arrive  Daily  Reduced Summer Excursion Rales.  The Denver & Rio tlr.inde, popu-  laily known as the "Scenic Line of  the World," has announced greatly reduced round-trip rates from Pacific  Coast points for the benefit of teacheis  wno will spend iheir vacation in the  east, and delegates to all ihe prominent  conventions���N. E. A., 111 Boston;-A.  O. U..W., at St. Paul; B. P. O. K..  at Baltimore; Woodmen if Anieiicn.  ;it I idianapolis; Eagles at New York  Mystic Shriner, ai Saiatoga Spring*-  R. of P. at Louisville, and T. P. A ,  .11 Indiaiiapoils.  Tickets at the reduced rates will In  based upon one fare for the routu  nip, but will be sold only on- cerlaii  days. These tickets will carry stopover piivileges on the going trip, giving  passengers an opportunity to visit Salt  Lake City, ("lenwood Springs, Colorado Springs and Denver; and will he  good 10 return any time within ninety  days. Passengers going via the Denver & Rio Grande are given the privilege of returning via a different route.  ���For a rate to the point you wish to  go, and for dates of sale and othei  particulars, as well as for illustrated  pamphlets, write  W. C. McBRIDE, Gen. Agt.,  124 Third St., l'ortland,Or.  ;.4.Mi. ill. VAST MAIL-Tn nnd I'mm  CocurtCAlrncdUlrict, Kami-  in^toii *f!en fit-lil ��� nlfax. Cull*  ninn, AMo.scu\v, ���1'oiiieloy,  Wnltsliiiiu. Duvtun, Willi n  W11II11, fi'ndktoii, linker City  ami all points Kn.st..,.. '..6.7$ p. in  4:15 p. in. KXCKKSS���Kur I-'nrminKton  Oarfit-ld, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,I.ewisUm, Portland ���  San l-rnncisco, Maker City  nmlnil points HAST.  KXPRl'-SS ��� Kroin all points  Knst, Baker City, San Krnn-  cisco, Cortland, Colfax, Garfield and Karminyton 9.30 a. 111  ���Kxcept Sunday.  SHORT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  San Piancisco-Portlanil Route.  Steamers sail from Ainswortli (lock,  Portland  :tt S p. m  and from rtpear Street wharf, SanVran  Cisco, at 10 a. m. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. K & N. Stations.  Vor  further  information  as to rates, tunc ol  '.rains, equipment, etc., address  GHO. J. MOIII.KR.Oeneral Agent,  430 Riverside Ave.. Spokane. Wash  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to any part of the United States atu.  Canada. Quotations given on any list of periodicals, in any language, Ji en  any country, in collection with the Phoenix Pioneer.   Address,  PIONEER PUB. CO.,  PHOENIX,  B. C.  There are just  Two Kinds of  The property now occupied by  the postoffice, and known as the  S  PHOENIX, B. C,  Fo_  PRICE, #5-00��-  Apply to  H. SI'ERRY,  Greenwood,  B. C.  They are the hind that is ci  credit to you anil your printer and -the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  JlSr  When you want something  Neat,  IN OFFICE STATU HERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOKNIX, B, C.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    'Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it.  ...C.W. GREER, Proprietor  TICKETS  TO ALL POIXIS.  East and West  VIA  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC CO \ST  POINTS.  Tlirnni��!i  Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Bullet Smoking Library  I  Fast Trains at Convenient flours *1  Bet. Spokane and Puget Sound ��  For rates and folders and full infornia  tion rctiardiiiir trips call on or addrea"  am- agent V. V. & K. or S. V. &. N. RVsp  A.B.C Den-.s-iston-,  G. \V. P. A.,  Seattle, Wash.  II. Brandt,  C. P  & T. A.,  Spokane,Wn  Too Much Parent.  IN these days et strenuous parentage, It may not be amiss to suggest mildly that there may be. In  the constitution of a family, such  a thins as too much parent. Time was  when being: a parent was incidental to  other business in life. - Our grandfathers brought up children, a dozen at a  time, with a careless familiarity that  takes away the modern breath. Each  of the dozen was disciplined and duly  chastened. They were wMpped when  they told lies, and occasionally when  they did not. They learned to read at  four; were put to work at five, as a  matter of course; and developed, in due  time, the stuff that men are made of.  There was never any particular fuss  at>out It. The larger the family, tho  more whippings, it took. But there  were always enough to go around, and  no one the worse for It. The advertisement. "Boy missing. Run away  from home," was not an uncommon  feature of the weekly newspaper. But  of the remnant who ihad the courage to  stay at home and grow up, 't may be  said that they made admirable citizens. They had tihe rare privilege of  passing their childhood and youth In  the presence of men and women who  had other and more important business  In life than that of being parent to offspring. They grew up with a chastened  sense of their own unimportance in  the scheme of being, and a philosophic  expectation of taking the hard knocks  of life as they came. .  We have changed all that.   We have  listened to the voice of Froebel, "Let U3  play with our children;" and   to the  educational moralist, "A, father should  be his boy's best friend;" and to our  most   famous   and   most   unpractical  poet, "The child is father to the man:"  and the whole business of child-raising  is turned other end to.   We no longer  raise them by the dozen.   One or two  at a time is as much as we dare venture, and very cautiously at that.   We  study the development and take notes  on the bumps, phrenological; the other  kind the modern child is never allowed  to have.   We agonize over our relation  to his moral growth, and drop tentative, trembling seeds into the ground  of his being, and exchange specimens  If anything  comes  of  It.    The   result,  as a whole. Is not, It must be admitted,  altogether unpleaslng.   There is something about  the  well-born, well-bred,  wholesome child of to-day that makes  glad the eye and the heart.    But the  poor parent!    We protest that he has  never had a chance in life.   Ten to one  his own" parents  belonged   to  the  old  school, and disciplined him within  an  Inch of life.   And now his children belong to   the   new.    He  is  ground   between the upper nnd the nether stone.  Only  In  scattered,   precious   moments  does he dare call himself his own. Late  in the evening, perhaps, when the all-  Important   child   has   been   adequately  played with and encouraged and developed  and  put to  bed  on his  hygienic  pillow,   there   comes  a   moment   when  the exhausted parent may sit down before the tire and draw a comfortable,  grown-up breath, and gather strength  and wisdom for the morrow.  As we watch him, w-e are reminded  of the pleasant old gentleman who,  across the reception-plate, Is accosted  by the genial young girl: "After all,  sir, there's nothing so delicious as the  wlrlg of a chicken, Is there?" And  the old gentleman: "I don't know, rr.y  dear. When I was young the old people always ate the wings, and now I  am old the young people eat them. I  have never tasted the wing of a chicken."���From the "Contributors' Club."  Minister���I am sorry I didn't see y.m  tX church yesterday, Tummas. Tuirc-  _as���Weel, ye see. It was slccan a \v��t  lay Jt wlsna fit tue turn oot a <*oc la.  But I sent the w__. sir.- Ex-  Advertising  is the lever that moves the business world ��� so tlie men who  really know, who are conspicuous for their success, assert.  If you wish to reach' the people of Phoenix and the Boundary generally, you cannot do it  without using the columns of  the Phoenix Pioneer.  Rates on application to  Pioneer Pun. Co.,  Phoenix, B.C  ���in  I  111  Hi  SS  ii  m  Hi:" r-.  ���Ji !������'���  ���V^WS��  ��� ''��� ���<���*_���!  ; .���;���-!���>���  vvd..v*f:t  ��� ;:d?iJv-',  .;���"'':���.:  >l      __������.    ���       ���!��� ..i.i mi ��� m,  ti vm*. 1 rmw   ������������i_nM... . ���  ���*���. ��� ���n.-���pwy���n 1 hi i ... ��� ^ . ���... ^,.,, uw ������ 11*   M.^��.*r^^,.^yi.. 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E -".'���'��� J': !���'��� -r\-Tf'A> ..-*��� v-.-'���& '��� >-.  ���5 U'S'-r '^^^^'^^^^iiJ^^C'^v^i^.^ '  \'���'%   '���-"'���'���-. .i'',: '���ii-ii1?1. !> "i i",,.,--:'yc-','. -.ir-* |S,c-*yrt ..."����� h .1��.-;.' -���- ���-^<t\ i.,. ���. .Sj., ."T1-.;-. .,- "���!.."���_���������<��� ,&s- .1,. ���   ��� ��� .- .1 ;������"' k: ���. *',r"-  '��.-   .���-> w.* .f-.-.i,'-.'. ..�� ��- *'f?i".i i*'V-'^T ���������������-���'��� '*--.r",:���"-���.���?'-'������. -i \\u... -.i-'jfi-   '  '������>-v>   ?:'.��* iSfT *- ���'${"��������� * '."V" ���>.-���    ���'-���-���,*) mWSkasWSiSS^EeW  v?J  #*'  m  r>l'  :;1  *#  I:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  &' This Dining Room is Fi.si Class in eveiy respect. h*!  B��11��V\1��    L Table supplied with ihe best lo be found in the maikets.  Cafe   J? J  Well furnished rooms to retit.  KLKIN,-" Prop..  IVSM_i ^_ _  ^fe____:*_l__*__^^____:*_  THOS. BROWN,  -DEALER IN-  Men's Wea* Exclusively,  Invites every man in Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods   Hardy-McKetuie Blk.,     Dominion Ave.  .PHOENIX, B. C  Black's Hote!<   Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, H. C  Rev. V. M. Purdy, 15. \., who took  the fust examination for ihe degree ol  bachelor of divinity, in April, has received notice that he was successful;'  The sulijects of examination were Old  Testament Theology,-'Hebrew Exegesis  and Church History, and has secured  a first class honor standing in each.  The degree when awarded will be given  by Manitoba college. ���  Situation Wanted.  Young girl would   like  situation in  titivate family as nurse girl or  general  help.    Inquire at--.Pioneer office.  There are a few subscribers to the Pioneer  ���just a few���who are delinquent for the year  1902. If you are one of these, the, editor will  appreciate prompt liquidation.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection  Har Well Slocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone No. 26. J. f. TIPPING, Prop.  A Suit That  Fits and a  Fit that Suits  I.* whatyoii will get if we do your Tai  luring. ' Our long experience ami perfect  facilities.enable \u o do the finest.work  possible, and our wide buying enable!!  us-to offer a line of fabrics from which to  ���nuke your selection that includes the  lest in the market.  See us before ordering .1 Suit.  Today is a Good  Time to Coil-  R. HORRELL,  "Bob, the Tailor,"  Knob Hill Avenuk, Phoenix, H. C  NOTICE.  I  Church Services  j Tomorrow.  Thank Vou!  Por having favored us with your  patronage. We trust you are so  well pleased with your purchase  that you will visit our store  again whenever in need of anything in. the dun- line, It is  our purpose to give our customers' exactly what they want and  al pi ices as low as ihe quality  of the goods will allow.  The Druggist.  *|*lionr i6  COTTAGE ��� HOTEL,  Victoria Avenue, Phoenix, 13. C.  Board and Lodging, $1.00 per Day.  _ar supplied with the Best of Goods.     Everything comfortable and homelike.  JACK BOWERMAN, Prop.  Alex Munro  HAS OPENED A  Carriage and Wagon Shop  IN CONNECTION WITH THE BLACKSMITH   SHOP.  Contracting and Building,  s Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.  .Shop on Dominion Avenue.  In 'he matter of the '"Land Registry  Act," mid'in the matter of the. Title to  Lot 11-Block Pi, Map 50, Town (if Pline.  nix, in iheOsoyuus Divifiuti of Yaly District.  Whereas (lie Certificate of Title-oi  Rebecca Smith, being Orti/icatenf Title  No 40Sll)a to the aliove. hereditament)--,  has been lost or destroyed, and implication had been made to me fur a duplicate thereof;  Notice is hereby given that, a duplicate, of Certificate of Title lo alu.ve  hereditaments will be issued at thewc-  piraton of one month fr��nu Ihe dun  hereof, unless in the meantime valid  objection is made in uriling  Land Registry Office. Kaniloops, B.C.,  Mav 1(1, 11)03,  W, II. KDMONDS,  Gt, Pislric.t Registrar.  Grand Porks,  Phoenix  -   and Greenwood  STAGE   LINE.  J.F. KOYKR,      :       ,:,'.���.,     .::.:. Proprietor.  Hcginuin* [line 1st, leave Greenwood ut 6,a.in.  and Phoenix at 7:30 a,m ; arrive at Grand Forks  10:30 a m.t leave Grand Korks3:45 p. m.', arriving  at 1'hoenix 7 p. 111., n'nd Greenwood at,8. p. 111.  Connects both wayswith Great Northern trains.  Hare���Grand forks to Phoenix, $200; Phoenix  to Greenwood, 50c; Greenwood la Phoeuix', $1 00  GreewocKl'loOiatKl Potks,.$3. Office in Greenwood, (it, Northern Telegraph office. .lie Phoenix, Mcttactllros. _ Smith. : In Grand Pork*:,  Gt. Norther offices. For express rates, inquire  at eitner office.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Churchy  Service tomorrow at i 1 a. m. and  7:30 p. m./ Sunday school and Ilible  class at 2:30 p. in. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7 30 p.m. Rev. V. M.  Purdy, li. A,..pastor. - .  Methodist���-t 1 a. m. Talks on the  I.ife of Christ. 2 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. ,7.30 p. m., evening service.   Rev. T. Green, 11. A , pastor.'  Where We Shine.  We make a specialty of Watches  that will keep the very best of time.  Being official lime inspectors for  the C. P. R. for the entire lioim-  dn,-y,.it can readily be noted that  we must have the correct time.  We keep the finest and most accurate movements made, and can  furnish them 01) shoa notice.  G.E0EY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official  C. P. K; Time  Inspector.  The Phoenix Water Supply  Company, Limited.  Extra-ordinary General Meeting.  TAKK iV TICK that nn 1 x'rii-i.i.li-:  nary yiiitrnl meeiini: m' the nboye inen-  l.iulit'ii tnmpaiiy will- be ll lil 'til;' I hi'  ndice nf tlie C'liiiipanv, l-'iit-l' Six �����>', 'ill  the citv of Phoenix, B ('., nt Ihe lii-tu  ��� *i 11 :.>0 li'cioi'k in the f**ri I'l'iun nf Tui*.*.-  ���:iy tin* II h day of .I line, 1U.I3; for ihe  loupoae id remxvinu tlie nie-eui iifKcerN  "I'd diieeloiM of the C*'iiii*aiiy nnd iip-  V��tin'i-iiiK new otliieiH and dlivc ore; ami  piiividiiit! for  the  payment, of llie in-  :elindneS*8 of Ihe Cnifipniiv, 'or which  inpupea iiRilutitni will leu hmiited  .1  1 lie Kind   meetiu*.'  to authoii/.e - tin,"  <'oiichn>ii>ii of   an   imminent, between  1 his   company,   tlm   Phoenix    Electric  lag! itintr Cointmiiv.Liii ited.aml Mesnrs.  '���J raves, Flumerfelt and Williaius, which  -aid  proposed agreement will  provide  or the issue of  34 095 chuiea in  th-B  ��*��� inptinv lo Ihe Phoenix KlectiicLiiiht- ' ,        .  '     .        r      .       ,   .     .    .  iiiK-Coiiipftnv, Limiifd, iheHMiimption,sands   of rolls   of   the   latest   in  by .be lat.er-Cdii.pany of the indebted-. WALL pApUR   flom lhc n,ctory  A SAD  ACCIDENT  Which happened Recently Should act  us  A WARNING  To You,  Not to delay, but to come and have an  Accident Policy issued iniinedeately.  The policy I,. wiite will pioteet your  family 111 case'of death or give you  pecuniar benefits slmu'd you fall sick.  _?F_R1__��'  INSURANCE.  Also, Accident and Life.  For Rent,...  'STORKS; IIQUSKS, ROOMS, .and.  CAIiiNS, At all.-'fiijiires.'."'  Wall   Pape*.  We have received 1everal tlion"  EH. MORTIMER  AC.KNI',  (IRAVKS-WIIJUAMS    .        PlIOKMX.II.C  11I.OCK, P.O.Itnx 33.  of tins Company* and  for  Uiu  re-  see it.    Drop in and take a look.  lln'H 01  line v.<<ni|iuiij     -,.,  iurii to this Conipiuiy by Men-rn t-irave*', 1 ���    Ar ^, ,   ���.. 1 .*..���., ._ ,.  Klnmeifelt aiidWilliami of 20,000 .barea '"�� Montreal, and we want \ on  to  ��� n this Company voted to Ihein in   payment  for the  water   franchiae, (if  the  '���"ity of Phoenix.  A Refolutioii will he introduced nt tlie  said meeting fixing tliudate tif the ordinary general meeting" of thia Company  lor the 25th (lays of .lainiary aud July  in each vear hereafter.  Dated" at Phoenix, B. C, this 20th  dav of May. 1903.  H. N. OAI.BIt.  Piei-ident.  I  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERAL, INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  W. ZIMMERMAN  fcETHE JEWELER _��  HAS P.KMOVED TO  <*i__.Doininioi_ Ave.  AdjoiniiiK the  Hardy-McKenzie  Block.  He will he pleased to see  All his old patrons, and may  New oneB at the  NEW  LOCATION.  THROUGH-BOOK1NC.S  *"    ���TO���  The Yukon  and Alaska  SS. "Princess May" will sail Iron*  Vancouver on April 23d and May 3d,  and about eveiy teii days theieafter.  furnishing , dii ert thiough set vice u  Skagway and all Northern poiiils.  MRS. RYAN,  Knoii Mii.i. Avk., Piioknix, 11 C.  4-DEPARTMENTS-4  Granby Exchange  DRESSMAKER  md UDIES' TAILOR  ���RHSIDKNCU���  Nearly oppoHlte Telephone Office  North of Dominion ave  Private  Nursing,  lly a Nuise of 20 \ears'  expeiience,    ...  \pply to Mits. H. SMITH.  Phoenix', ��.C.  Ilnrnesj* hliop���new goods and mure complete  than iver.  1 arpetsnml Upliolslery.  Km nllure Hint S:nve.s.   A fine lot of ctiokiiiK  uleiiKils,  Tj-U ���        -q     r^        I'icLs, shovels nnd   tcnmstcrK'  suppllea.   We  X���t06Il__, Jj.  V_/. ' l"iy I'li'tdonljle disei-iiiit eveiythinn forcnsjli.   '"  fuel, we tiny everything und sell cvcr>thing.  Mrs, Gauthier,  Fashionafcle  Dressmaker  CRANL'Y COri'AGK No. 5.  W. S. Macy went to Spokane Monday.  Drop in and see Jack Bowerman at  the Cottage hotel.  If you wish fresh eggs, laid by real  hen's, apply at the Pioneer office.  A septic tank is talked of for the new  public school building at Grand Forks.  Everything comfortable and homelike at the Cottage hotel, Jack Bower-  man, Prop.  It is reported that the C. P. R. has  a mortgage of $350,000 en the Kettle  Valley Lines.  A meeting of the local branch of  the Provincial (Mining Association was  held last night.  Las*."Sundav theC>| and Toiks tans  won the second game from the Danville baseball team.  Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, I.O.O.I'".,  will give its second annual ball on the  ' evening 'of,June 181I).  John Peterson, has been elected alderman of the West ward in Grand  Forks by.'acclamation.  Supreme Court was held at Greenwood beginning last 'lhuisday. Mr.  Justice Irving presiding.  Mrs. Albin Almstrom, the milliner,  is havinn a removal sale, commencing  today, to continue for a week.  The interior of St. Andrews Presbyterian church was tinted this >veek,and  much ir.-.proved in appearance.  Free lunch every night that will  tickle the palate of Edward VII. at the  .Cottage hotel.    Jack Bowerman.  Adolph Circu and W.J. Porter.have  been doing assessment woik on a group  of their claims on Providence creek.  Quite a number of families have  been arriving in the city of late, and  many new faces are seen on our streets.  Tomorrow-evening special services  will be held in both the Presbyterian  and Methodist churches, it being Victoria Day.  Gieenwl>od,has organized an athletic  ��� club with the following officers: Hon.  President, J. E. McAllister; piesident,  ��� \V., M."'Law; vice-piesident, H. F.  Mytton; secretary-tieasurer, Chailes  JJtinn.  Free lunch eveiy night that will  tickle the palate of Edward VII. at the  Cottage hotel.    Jack Bowerman.  : City .....j  ��� Transfer,;  Bookings to all points East and West  at lowest tates.  Dates of sale of .  Reduced Settlers' Rates Extended  Till June 15.  Complete   Mine Plants.  Many of the principal mines in the Dominion have been  equipped by us, and we are always ready and willing to  figure on mining machinery. Requests for estimates or  catalogues may be addressed to our agencies or direct to  Head Office, and will receive prompt attention.  Wm. Hunter, head of the Wm.  Hunter Co., Ltd., came over from his  home on Slocan lake this week, to visit  his local branch.  The net receipts from the Hospital  ball given last week by the Hospital  Ladies' Aid Society, have been increased to nearly $150.  A parlor sooiai was given by the  ladies of the Piesbyterian chinch at  the residence of Mrs. I. Crawfoid  Thuisday evening.  The second annual .bull of Snowshoe  Lodge No. 46, I. 0. O. F., will be  j ven ill Miners' Union hall on 'Thursday evening, J uiie i&lh.  Mis. F.I,. Cock visited Mrs.Ghoate  at Eiiolt this week. - Mr. Cock has  been spending a few weeks al Halcyon  lor the benefit of his health.  Several Phoenicians will take in the  Spokane celebration next Monday,  when President Roosevelt will visit  the capital of the Inland Empire.  F. T. Walker, manager of the Royal  Bank of Canada, nt'Grand Forks, has  been piomoted to a similar position  with the same bank in Vancouver.  Donations to the Phoenix General  Hospital this week were as lollows: XV,  S; Macy, a quantity of provisions; W.  L. Germaine, a quantity ot marmalade.  The management of the hospital are in  need of a couple of thermometers.  The president and secretary of the  Phoenix Board of Trade have written  Senator 'Pempleman, at Ottawa, reminding him of his promise to look into the establishment of a sub-port of  entry for customs purposes in Phoenix.  At the Methodist conference at Victoria this week the stationing committee, at the request of the congregation,  recommended that Thomas Green, \i.  A.,who has been serving thp church for  the last year, be returned  to Phoenix,  Grand Forks has been selected as  the place for the* annual meeting ofthe  Knights of Pythias of British Columbia for 1904.  j Dry flood tor sale,  ! W. H. MCKSTEADER, i  q Residence and Stables at foot of         f  * Dojninion Ave.r Phoenix, B. C          m  q P. O. Hox 269.                       'Phone No  40.   9  For lime tables and further informalioi  apply to  J. G. Clark, E.J.Coyi.e,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.<  J. S. Carter, D. P. A..  Nelson.B.C.  a*~ _   ���  MIDWAY.  Victoria  .. Day,  GRAND CELEBRATION,  INCLUDING  Horse Races,  Base Bali watciies,  ROSSLAND, B. 0. The Jenckes Machine Company,  GREENWOOD, B. C. 35 Lansdowne St. Sherbrooke, Que.  ��:*5!ff^;^'��i^"^"c:^"c;^"^"5;^*^**"^^-'^>fc-*^-"^-'^-'^"'^^��  W _3T Have you noticed the price 'of W  w   Copper Going' Up ?  |  That means that teal estate will also use in value in Phoenix.    It is also  ylv  absolutely nssuied that the >��".  w      V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work       ��  ^|% as soon as ihe weathei net mils. ili  VJ! I have a few-houses to rent on reasonable terms.  _ vj;  f      G. W. RUMBERGER.      *  W    Dominion Av.m���. PHOENIX       ��_       C        jK  jif   T.Itphonc No. 28. * S.S\JMUk% ___,-   D._ Vs.    ^  W-^*5EJ^^-^.-^->fc->^.'^.'^'>^-'^-*^-*^.>>k.>k.'^.*^.-^.^'^^^^^p^."l>  ' ' "  ������ Practical Horseshoeing, Blacksmlthing,  Domixion Av.u.. Piioknix, B.C.  ��������������� *��� ���++H*t-H+HH-M-HH++  Six Large Rooriis, Pantry and Clothes  Closet, Verandah front and rear,  with Basement.  No Reasonable Offer Refused.  Also,   Iron   Bedsteads,   Springs   and  '���..'. Mai tresses,   'Infants'  Combination.  High Chairs, Etc., Etc.    Apply to '  S. SOMERVILLE,  Dominion Ave.  Corporation-'of the City  of PhoeniX.  forthe i ity of.rhoe.iiix, 11. O., will.be held on  Monday, tlie 15th day of Jv,ne, 1903.nl the hour of  two o'clock in the'afternoon and following days  tWO O'CIOCK III llic uitt;iiik>\<.i    ��,.., ,v..~.....n .,..  if necessary, in G. W. Kum'berger'a office, Baldwin block, for the purpose of hearing complaints against the assessment na made for the  year 1903 by the assessor, and for revising and  correcting the assessment roll for that year.  Complaints to be made in writing to the undersigned at least ten days before the sitting of the  court.  Phoenix, B.C., April 16, 1903.  P.J. Matheson,  C. M.C.  The Greenwood Citizens' Band will  be in attendance.  A special train will leave Grand  Forks at 8 a. m., connecting witha  special from Phoenix, reaching Greenwood at 9.30, .and' aniving at Midway  at 19 o'clock.  See small bills for furtherparticulars^  S. A. Crowell,      A. F.Thomas,  President. Secretary.  - A "-".otter's Kccommendsllon.  ���I have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remeily for a number of years and have  no Ik tfitnncy in saying that it is the beat  remedy for coughs, colds and croup 1  have ever used in my family. I have  not worils to expresa my confidence In  this remedy.���Mas. J. A. Moorb, Nortl  tStar, Mich!   For sale hy all druggist*? '  Corporation of the Citv  of Phoenix.  All property hotders or occupiers are hereby  notified to have their back yards cleaned up and  g^rbege placed in receptacles so that it tan be  taken away by the scavenger.  C. II. 1'J.oon,  Chief of police,  Closing Out Sale ol  O.OOO   Stock  OF ,.r  Dry Goods, Gent's Fwmishings Clothing,  Hot��eFtfmishing.s Boots and Shoes.  "All new goods and every department complete with seasonable and latest novelties."  Every Line Rkdtjced in Price-   EVERY ARTICLE A BARGAIN.  - See handbills for fuller particular.*..  Dominion Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  s*5?~=^__^'  f  ���,*n!X"_'��'f.'>  9S)_9S_  Jrirjav-J '��.-o  m&fcrtwsiJrS��6*"  * ���* ���*- fsK1*" ;.-*���-������*  ���'^.'iriil'ji-yirsSi  ifl'SSiflWi?"'  ��i7��**i*._x_ 14."-  i?v  .f !<��� i_^u  u.1

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