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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 26, 1906

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 ':Wi:��,  -���'���"���' .igisi .,-w.  .�����>  Boundary Mines Produced $17,500,000 in  value within six years.  MAY 2 9 1906  7 *8*  ��TOR\t�����i   Leading  Mining  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  is the Centre  iding  Minin  Camp  of Boundary*  Vol.. VII.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY.  MAY 26,  1906.  Now   28.  TVaf��?   j&ig   isnrorzts,  ".is  in  ��"*  .i  . -1  i  J  I  r  1  *  Animportanffimcai  The Big 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 des'gns in  light textures.  DOMINION CO.  IMPROVEMENTS  *  'M  3*  Jo  Ik  3b  'J*  Om  **  ~M  n��  n-  Oa  3*  ^��  *��  ���ys  J*  ���a.  ���^Lt  2  \\4  w  w  M  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 $1.25  Our new dress skirts are stylish and  made of the newest materilas, exceptionally low in price.  REMEMBER WE SELL THE CELEBRATED  HAGAR SHOE FOR WOMEN.  fn  tfmmMf&mM  New  Plant  Work    at    Boundary  Falls Smelter.  Getting    In  Shape.  Splendid  %sm~mtt$?m:%?nEmMJ^  seasonable Goods  HARDWARE DEPT.  ice Cream Freezers:  2 quart - - $2-7S  3 " - - ��� 3-5��  4 " - - - 4.00  6    "                  -             -             - 5-5<*  10     " - - - 8-5��  Screen Doors:  Plain - $-*-��i*  Fancy - - 2-7S  Fittings from 35c to 60c.  Window Screens:  (Adjustable) - -5��  Garden Tools:  Steel Rakes -                  ���            $*-����  Hoes -5��    -75     '-00  Spades             - -                 '--*S  Sprinkling Cans .35    .50    .60    .75  Trowels -                   ���                   -35  Weeding Hooks ���            -'5  Garden Hose:  Cotton, )SZ inch,  50   feet   Complete  witli Best Nozzle - $7-5��  Cotton, 34 '���,Cl1'  5��   feet   Complete  with Best Nozzle - 8.50  3 l'ly Rubber, }4 inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle - 6.25  3 l'ly Rubber, }4 inch, 50 feet Complete with Best Nozzle - 5.5��  With Common Nozzle 50c less.  Window Shades:  15 dozen best quality at low   prices.  Our stock of Paints, Oils, Varnishes  and Brushes   is   larger  than   ever.  All tbe leading shades in Kalsomine and  Alabastine. Also ground glue to mix with  same. 70 different patterns of wall paper to  select from.        . . ���        ��� ���  Brass Extension Curtain Rods       - -50  A representative ofthe Pioneer made  a visit to the Boundary Falls smelting  works of the Dominion Copper Co.  this week, for the purpose of noting  the progress that has been and is being made there under the present  management. W. C. Thomas, the  superintendent, was there and courteously accompanied the Pioneer man  over the works. The company's  smelter has now been operated under  the present management for six months,  and the results are plainly given out to  be most satisfactory, when everything  is considered.  Both furnaces were found in full  blast as usual, treating about 600 tons  of ore per 24 hours���and the. ore all  comes from the mines owned by the  company, the Brooklyn, Stemwinder,  Rawhide, Sunset and Mountain Rose.  No custom ore is handled at present.  Everything was moving as smoothly as  clockwork, and the men seemed to be  a contented lot. At present no men  are employed at the smelter, but this  number may be somewhat increased as  soon as enlargements already ordered  are gotten under way, which will be  very soon. The present blast furnaces  are, one of them, of the Union Iron  Works make, while the other came  from the Denver Engineering Works.  The third furnace, a mammoth affair,  now being manufactured by the Trayler  Engineering Works, oPAllentown.Penn.,  will be as large as the other two combined. This will be placed in commission some time early in the fall,  giving a total capacity of about 1,200  tons of ore daily. Preparations for  this giant furnace are now being made  by Mr. Thomas.  Some ol the Improvements.  Since Supt. Thomas took charge of  this smelter last fall he has worked a  metamorphosis around the works in  many ways, simplifying the work and  working out more than one economy  in operation. For instance, a thousand-foot railway spur has been built by  tbe C P.R., for handling the matte  that is shipped to the B. C. Copper  Co., at Greenwood, for converting.  Matte was formerly hoisted to the  upper railway tracks at considerable  expense. Then the matte itself is run  off from the furnaces is an ingenious  manner, that even a novice can see at  a glance is a vast improvement over  the old system.  Mr. Thomas has been trying to  work out a scheme for mechanical  charging, but the ore binsare so constructed that this plan has not yet been  evolved, owing to the many difficulties.  In the meantime the old system of  hand charging is still employed and  will be continued for the present, at  least.  A new machine shop, about 35x75  feet, has been completed, and the  machinery ordered. This machinery  was ordered last November, for 60  days' delivery���about $6,000 worth���  and so far but one small machine, of  little use by itself, has put in an appearance. This is, consequently, a  tender spot with the superintendent,  but he still has faith that it will arrive  this year, if his patience holds out.  This machinery will be of tbe latest  pattern for the work intended, and will  be driven by electric power. Incidentally, two 100 h.p. and one 75 h.p.  motors to drive it are already on the  ground, being of the Bullock make.  This week work was started on moving the blacksmith shop to a point  immediately adjoining the machine  shop.  Quite recently a new Davenport  saddle tank locomotire was added to  the equipment, it being used to carry  away the slag from the furnaces. The  old locomotive has been repaired and  will be held in reserve till the third  furnace is in commission.  A few days ago Mr. Thomas gave  an order to the Jenckes Machine Co.,  of Sherbrooke, Quebec, for a large ore  crusher, of the Blake-Farrel type, with  jaws 30x42 inches, the machine being  like the big machines in use at the  Granby mines, but a trifle smaller in  size.  When the West Kootenay concern  gets its high tension power lines built  down to Boundary Falls from Greenwood, three or four miles, this summer,  steam power, which is being used at  present in the smelter, will be done  away with for electricity, the latter being much more economical and convenient in every way.  With tbe other improvements, the  ore bin capacity of the smelter will be  materially increased���something that  has long been needed. In fact, the  work to this end is now under way.  Coleman coke and coal is used exclusively at Boundary Falls, and is under  stood to give the best of satisfaction to  the company. About every other day  a carload of copper matte is shipped  to Greenwood for converting, and generally speaking the work done at the  smelter has been of a most satisfactory  and encouraging character. Mr.  Thomas does not have any trouble  whatever with his employees, and they  seem to get along together like a happy  family. Before snow falls the improvements and enlargements should be  completed, when the smelter " will  double up its daily copper output, and  cut just that much more of a figure in!  mining and smelting circles in the  Boundary. There is no hesitation in  saying that, in the opinion of the  Pioneer man, the concern is in most  competent hands, and has every chance  of proving a commercial success.  PHOENIX WON  OUT AT MIDWAY  Took Prizes   at  Empire Day  Celebration.  Boundary Mining Notes  Diamond drilling is being iteadily  prosecuted by the Dominion . Copper  Co. in the Brooklyn Mine.  This week the work of sinking the  main shaft at the Emma 100 foot to  the 250 foot level was started.  Diamond drilling is shortly to be  done by the B. C. Copper Co. on the  Jnmbo and Minnie Moore claims, adjoining the Emma.  In the Strathmore the winze from  the 35-foot crosscut of the drift is now  down about 50 feet. More ore will be  sent out next month.  A larger boiler has been secured for  the Skylark, and will be installed as  soon as possible and sinking in the  main shait continued.  The main shaft in the Mother Lode,  which is being deepened to the 600-  foot level or thereabouts, is now down  a depth of about 430 feet.  Work on widening and timbering  the main three compartment shaft of  the Dominion Copper Co.'s Idaho  mine is now down about 75 feet or  more.  In a short time the Chicago men  interested in the Helen and Preston  will make a visit to the Boundary,  when further development is expected  to be arranged for.  Thus'far the B. C Copper Co. has  done some 1300 feet of diamond drilling in the ore bodies of the Oro  Denoro, on which property the company has an option.  The showing on the Bay mine is reported to be very good indeed, the  work done lately by H. V. Fuller, the  owner, showing an excellent body of  high grade free milling gold ore.  Last Wednesday the employees of  the B. C. Copper Co.s smelter met  the management, and agreed upon a  three years' wage schedule, the minimum being $2.75 per day for nine  hours.  A plan is on foot for the formation  of a new company, to take in the  Idola, Lake, Don Pedro, Yellowstone,  Yellowstone fraction and Crescent  fraction, six favorably known claims in  Skylark camp, with a capital of about  $2,000,000.  Recently the Dimond fraction,  Texas and Mayfield, adjoining the  Providence and Fremont mines in  Greenwood's high grade belt, have  been bonded by Smith Curtis to  Chicago capitalists, and development  work is to be undertaken.  The West Kootenay Power & Light  Co. is making surveys for its branch  pole line to Summit camp from Phoenix to furnish electric energy for the  new air compressing plant to be installed by the B. C. Copper Co. at the  Emma mine The old Mother Lode  compressor has just been placed in  operation at this property for temporary use.  On the new machinery and improvements being made at the British Co  lumbia Copper Co.'s Greenwood  smelting plant, there will be a freight  bill of something like $40,000. Some  cars of machinery have already been  received. About a million and a half  feet of lumber will be used, it being  supplied by the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., largely from the Cascade  mill.  On or about the first of June the B.  C. Copper smelter at Greenwood will  be blown out to permit of the extensive enlargements which have been  under way for some months. With the  exception of the converting plant, the  entire smelter will not be operated  again until everything is in readiness  to blow in the three large furnaces now-  being manufactured by the Power &  Mining Machinery Co., of Cudahy,  Wis.  As soon as ore shipments are dis  continued at the Mother Lode mine���  consequent upon the company's smelter being blown out for enlargements  ���more activity than ever will prevail  at the mine, and all efforts will be concentrated on development in preparation for the increased output to 1,500  tons daily, required when the smelter  is blown in again. The present force  of about 125 men at the mine will be  increased as soon as may be to probably 200 employees.  Base   Ball,   Hose   Race   and  Mountain Climbing.  One of the most successful celebrations ever held in the Boundary coun  try, and certainly the most successful  yet pulled off in Midway, took place  ihere on Victoria Day, last Thursday.  The entire Boundary country contributed generously in attendance, and it  is estimated that nearly a couple of  thousand visitors were there to see the  sports. They came from Chesaw,  Curlew, Rock Creek, Boundary Falls,  Greenwood,' Phoenix, Grand Forks,  Eholt, etc. Phoenix sent its liberal  quota by the hundreds, and they all  report having had a good time. Incidentally, they had good luck in the  sports, and the only thing they did not  win prizes in were the horse races, in  which no Phoenix horses were entered,  this not being a horse town.  The great attraction of the occasion  was the baseball tournament, and the  Phoenix team won. back the varied  assortment of laurels repeatedly lost so  far this year, and. while they were doing it, took the $100 prize. Four  teams were entered, Grand Forks,  Greenwood, Midway and Phoenix.  The first game was between Phoenix  and Grand Forks, and resulted in the  former winning with a score of 1 r to 1.  The second game brought Midway and  Greenwood into opposition, and Midway took it with 11 to 7 runs. Then  Midway and Phoenix crossed bats on  the diamond, and one of the best  games ever played in the Boundary  was the result, Phoenix finally coming  out ahead with the close score ol 4 to  3. Intense interest was manifested all  through the game, which was Midway's  up to the eighth inning, and a goodly  bunch of money (hanged hands on the  result. Both teams w;ere in fine condition and played good ball: Doubtless there will be more good games at  the tournament to be held here Dominion Day.  Scores by innings :  1234567  Phoenix    1  3  o  2   1  4  Grand Forks.. .   o  t  o o o o  Batteries ��� Strutzel and Haverty-  Heron and Allen.  Remaini Shipped to P. E. Island.  Miss Christy   McLeod  passed away  Thursday   morning    at   the   Phoenix  General hospital, having   been   unable  to rally from a complication of diseases.  An operation was performed a day  or  two previously, in the hope  of saving-  her life, but   without   avail.    The  remains were taken east  on   yesterday's  C.P.R. tiain   by her  cousin,   Marcus  Martin, and will be interred at   Mount  Hope, Dundas, Prince Edward Island,  the home of Mr. Martin and  her  parents.     Miss   McLeod   was  about   24  years of age at the time of her   death,  and had lived here for some   months,  with her  cousin,   Mrs.   Dan   Martin.  Alex   McPherson   and   Alex   Gillis,  Phoenix residents, were also cousins of  the deceased.    She had   not   been   in  very robust health for  some  time, but  had not complained.    About the   10th  of the month   she  was   taken   to  the  hospital.    The funeral was   held   yesterday at 2 p.   m.   from   Mr. Martin's  residence.  WORKING ON  BIG COPPER  Property-  Bonded  People,  to   Boston  Price  Believed  to   be  Above  $100,000.  COMING AND GOING  -11  -1  Judge Williams was a visitor in  Grand Forks this week.  Robert Densler came up from Spokane Saturday, to look after his extensive mining interests.  H. P. Dickinson, of Rossland, agent  for Giant powder, was here on his  semi-monthly trip Tuesday.  Lome A. Campbell, of Rossland,  manager ofthe West Kootenay Power  & Light Co., was in the city Saturday.  Smith Curtis, of the Denoro Mines,  Ltd., was over from Rossland this  week, visiting Eholt, Denoro and other points.  Francis Knott returned Tuesday  from attending the annual conference  of the Methodist church, recently held  at Victoria.  Phoenix....   1  Midway .... o  5  6 7  S 9  0001   2���  0000  1 ���  and   Haverty;  Batteries ��� Strutzel  Farrell and Lynch.  A hub and hub hose reel race was  scheduled to take place, and the Phoenix team was hand, on that assurance.  The Greenwood team, however, did  not show up and the prize of $75 was  awarded to the Phoenix team.  In the mountain climbing race,  James Morgan, of Phoenix, won the  $20 prize, making the trip to the  mountain and back in 28 minutes.  Excellent music was furnished by the  Greenwood band.  Trains Crowded lo OverflowlBf.  Evidently the C. P. R. did not anticipate any such crowd on its special  train as it had. When it pulled out  of Phoenix there wer�� 100 people  aboard (hundreds having gone in special  conveyances). At Eholt about 250  more from Grand Forks, etc., joined  the excursion. At Greenwood scores  and scores got aboard, and three box  cars were added to the tram. At one  time it looked as though a few ore  cars and one or two of Pit Burns' refrigerator cars would have to be com-  tnandered to hold the crowds en route  to Midway. By the time Midway  was reached about 1,000 persons were  attached to the train���some jammed  into the eight cars like sardines in a  box, others on the roof and steps and  what not, but they all reached Midway safely. It was a good thing for  the C.P.R., the train pulling out of  Midway on the return tiip about 7:30,  and leaving qute a number there.  On the return trip not a little criticism was expressed against the C. P.  R. management, as the cars weie not  lighted till the train nearly reached  Greenwood. It was a splendid place  for pickpockets to operate.  Born, to the wife of T. H. Rea,  Grand Forks, May 16th, a daughter.  Anaconda is to receive mail over the  Great Northern on or about July ist.  Rev. F. A. Maclnnis, the new Presbyterian clergyman for Midway and  Boundary Falls, has arrived and started  work.  Greenwood's tax rate has been fixed  at 1 7 mills for the current year, and J.  P. McLeod has been appointed city  solicitor.  Manager K. G. Warren, of the  Greenwood Electric Co., expects to  have the new power plant at Boundary  Falls in operation by October, when  the company will be independent of  the large power companies.  E. R. Birnie, of Winnipeg, where he  represents the Yale-Columbia Lumber  Co., was visiting his brother, L. Y.  Birnie, yesterday.  T. J. Ferguson, of this camp, has  been made superintendent of the Iron  Mask mine at Kamloops, where his  family expects to join him.  F. W. Thomas, of New York, consulting engineer for the B. C. Copper  Co., who has been down to the coast,  was in Greenwood again this week.  S. C. Holman, superintendent of the  Mother Lode mine, was in Phoenix  yesterday, seeing his father and mother  off on a trip to Massachusetts and New-  Hampshire.  Julius Ehrlich, manager for P.Burns  & Co., Ltd.,  at Greenwood,  who  recently left on a vacation to be spent in  Germany, is now on the  briny,  cross  ing the Atlantic.  James T. Russell came over from  Nelson Saturday, and returned Thursday with his family. They will settle  on the fruit ranch Mr. Russell purchased recently on Kootenay lake, nine  miles from Nelson.  R. B. Kerr and wife, formerly of  Phoenix, who spent a year in California, recently went to F'ernie to settle,  but have left the Crow town and are  now in Victoria, where they expect to  remain permanently.  George Robbins, who is interested  in mines near Chewelah, Wash., spent  the week in camp. He is a son of  Frank Robbins, M.E., who had charge  of the development work on the  Brooklyn and Stemwinder in this  camp for Mackenzie, Mann &��� Co. six  or seven years ago.  Another prominent low grade Boundary mine was added to the de\elop-  ment list this week. Last Monday a  crew of men was sent up to the Big  Copper, in Copper camp, some three  or four miles beyond the Mother Lode  in.Deadwood camp, to begin the active  work of opening up this long and  favorably known property. William  Hannah is in charge of the eight men  that have started work.  Within the last few days a deal has  been closed by the owners of the Big  Copper for the transfer of the mine to  Boston capitalists, whose identity  has not yet been given out. W. T.  Smith, the well known Greenwood  mining man, and J. C. Haas, M. E.,  of Spokane, negotiated the transfer.  No details Ijave yet been given out for  publication, but it is understood that  the deal runs up over $100,000, a cash  payment down and the balance at the  end of six months. The property is  owned, one-quarter by John Moran,  the George B. McAulay estate one-  half, and Chief Inspector of Customs  S. W. McMichael, of Toronto, one-  quarter. The latter was in Greenwood  a few days since attending to the details of the option and bond, which  was given to the Massachusetts men.  Probably no low grade mine in the  Boundary that has not been steadily operated, has been held in more favorable  opinion by those best acquainted with  this district, than the Big Copper. Several times in past years attempts were  made to secure control of the property,  but the owners would not part with it  except on their own terms, which were  thought to be pretty high by prospective purchasers. Last winter not quite  600 tons of ore were sent out from the  property arid treated at the Greenwood  smelter, the wagon haul alone being  three or four miles. This ore is  understood to have given returns of  something like $14 per ton���which is  certainly most favorable, as low grade  copper properties in the Boundary go.  The Big Copper is described as a  mountain of ore that merely has to be  quarried out and shipped at a minimum  of cost. Thus far, at least, it seems to  have lived up to its name. It adjoins  che King Solomon, owned by D. C.  Corbin and associates of Spokane.  Some four years ago about 800 tons of  ore were sent out from the King Solomon.  Robert Keffer, editor and proprietor  of the Anaconda News, which has recently been enlarged to eight pages,  was a caller in the city yesterday.  Archie Aberdeen, the veteran prospector, who owns up to some 77 summers and as many winters, started out  Wednesday for the Similkameen, where  he will do some assessments on claims  near Hedley camp.  Latest Prices in Metals.  Nkw YoitK--l*opi>er, electrolytic, $18.  rV.t-HSio; hike. $18.75(2 $19.00  Bar Sliver,   tiS  Lead . *">-7o to '6 00.  t  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Mav 26. 06  Hie following table gives the ore shipments  oi   Houmliiry   mine-   for 1900,  lor   1401, 10  1002. for 1903, for 1004, for 1905, aud 190-3, as reported  to the I'lioenii Pioneer ���  1900  297  Mink. Camp.  Granby Mine* Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoeuix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode ....Deadwood  Bonnie Belle. Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem wndr..Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athclalau*Jackpot..WeiluKtu.  Morrison Deadwood  B, C. Mine Summit  K.Bell Summit  Bmma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  ***��� Senator Summit  S Brey Fogle Summit  X No. 37 Summit  T Reliance.��� Summit  d> Sulphur King Summit  A Winnipeg Wellington  a Golden Crown Wellington  T King Solomon W. Copper  Y Big Copper W. Copper  V No. 7 Mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Long Lake  Carmi We��t Fork  Sally Went Fork  Kamblcr ...West Fork  Providence providence  Hlkhoru  Providence  Stralhmoie Providence  Preston Skylark  Prince Henry  Skylark  Skylark Hkylark  Last Chance Skylark  E. I'. U. Mine Skylark  Bay Skylark  Mavis Skylark  Don Pedro Skylark  Crescent Skylark  Helen  Greeuwood  Ruby Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous      3,13��  1901  '.73'  190a  309.358  ao.Soo  1903  393.7">  71,213  1904  M9.7*>3  1905 1906  oa.*.***  339.751  5,340      99,054     141,326    138,079    174.29S     174. S��7     *>7 .*****  550  '9.494      47.4��S  7.455      15.73'           5.046  3.339  ��� 9.365  650  150  14,311  560  S.S30  a*.937  '5.537  363  1,076  2,250  3'.350  3,070  3.2JO  1.759  4.5*6  37,960  16,400  3.450  222  364  33  55-73'  25,10s  3,"56  4.747  9,485  3.**>7  '.833  01.579  5.79"  25,094  ��54  6,658  6.404  t'uM  Week  16 055 T   4  4,1 iS  $  2.8**5 I  462  792  361  35<> a,  7S5  625  S75  605  2.W30  3 SO  48a  2,060  890  2,435  33  '50  ������   ....���..  30  79  993  400  720  32J  770  IjO  20  586  ���'i1> ;  i  '   '  'I   J  (I  f'  {*  '-#13  "I  1  i-.f  I *f 4  * < j��ff  ft  4��f  hi _  kit  rl-Vrf  SJftf  Lfvf  Mn,  5 ^.ge-i-i  ,-*  aSR"S  pfes  IS  4  f=g, J-irtl  ii  w  **$i��rai  1  I^S  S3 1  ���Mfj  li  lil  m  m  iff  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  There are a great many-  kinds of tea, and many are  good, but none so pure and  wholesome as  B, C MINING  The Phoenix Pioneer J  And Boundary Mining Journal.  IUDED OK NATOKDAYH BV TBI  PROVINCIAL, j  Kaslo will   hold   a joint   fruit and  flower show September 14.  The Northern Bank   will  open   at  Victoria on the rst of June.  LeRoi made a profit of $42,000 in  April.  A diamond drill is being set at work  at the Nickel Plate mine, camp Hedley.  Rossland ore shipments last week  were 5,430 tons, making 125,615 tons  lor this year.  Last week's ore shipments from the j  mines   of Kootenay   and   Yale   were  28,662 tons,   or   657,572 tons for the  >'ear-.  In 1905 over 30,000 tons of Nickel  Plate ore were treated, yielding between $12 and $14 per ton, chiefly iii f  gold.  Centre Star's new hoist at Rossland  will be the largest in Canada���1200  h.p. and steam driven. It will require  six months for installation.  The Canadian Consolidated Mining  & Smelting; company has acquired a  controlling interest in the Eureka  Copper mines on Forty-Nine creek,  near Nelson.  The   big   Mallery   mineral  claims,  known as the Twentieth Century group,  located on Howe Sound, between Mill  creek and the S  site the Britann  I These Tbltifs Ve Sbill Nut Do.  1     Do not waste valuable time creating  excuses for being an idler.  Do not cultivate the disease of leaning on others.  Do not be cowardly; play the game  once you are in it.  Do not make blunders, then plead  ignorance. Know what you are talking about or doing.  Do not wait until the last moment  to prepare for emergencies; look ahead  and be ready  Do not lose confidence in yourself;  act according to instinctand conscience.  Do not imagine that any obstacle is  insurmountable; shoot your arrow high  then it is sure to attain greater elevation.  Do not neglect the small  details of  business; open the  most   disagreeable  correspondence first and deai with it.  Do not look for success without an  effort; if you want a  sable coat you've  got to pay for it.  Do not look fo>- a perpetual garden  of flowers. The thoms will not disappear simply because they are distasteful to you.  Years    ol  banking business entrusted to our keeping  receives the most careful attention  EASTERN  TOWNSHIPS  BANK  head   orr-zc-.  SHERBROOKE.   QUE  CAPTAL.  RESERVE,  Fiptv-Tukk    Branches in Oa.s-An*.  Correspondent** in nil parts of the World.  S3,000,000     I     Wm. Fakwkll, President.  $1,600,000 *   " "  I. H. HALLbTT  Barrister,. Somcitok,  Notary Pum i<-  Cable Address :       HALLKTT.  1 lledlbid M'Neil's  Codes i Moieing & Meal's  ( I.eiber's.  Greenwood, B. c  ��M,   rAHirKLI.,   1'rcSKlelll.  JAS.   MACKINNON, Geil'l   Mgr  Savings  Department.  Sciailca    Cured  After     Twenty  Torlure.  For more that twenty years  Mr.  ...v. ���wU.,u, Uw��tCiw.iuiiB' Massey, of  3322 Clinton St., Min-  Squamish and just oppo- [ neapolis, Minn., was tortured by  scia-  nia, have been purchas-1tlca-    1'he pain and suffering which he  *IONKrcRPUBL.SHIN��^  will  AT THOKNIX. ��. C.  UV. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  -f>��t��ni.����i. i Business office No. 14.  Telephone. J ���������.������,, r���ldeIlc^ No. iS.  I     Nelson's $20,000 club is doing considerable publicity work for that city.  Kaslo ratepayers will vote on a  $5,000 sawmill bonus by-law next  week.  ed from the owners, Mallery Bros., of |e��dui'ed durin  Los Angeles, by E. Cowper Thwaite,  .of London, England, who is under  stood to be associated in the deal with  a number of capitalists there. The purchase price is $250,000, of which 10  per cent has been' paid down.  Mix Month*       1.is  IT you ere not a subscr ber to this paper, this  an invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates lurmaheo. on application.  Legal notices ie and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  ttirert *ilo*r.  j <��%  <UNION'[  The Indian chiefs ot British Columbia will leave for England about July  ist, to visit King Edward.  Winnipeg capitalists have acquired  2,000 acres of fruit lands, on Kootenay  lake, near Nelson, for $100,000.  C. E. Smitheringale has secured  judgment against the city of Slocan for  $4*5 and costs. He also holds additional claims, the total being $i,8oo.  If you are back on your subscription  to your paper it might be well to send  in a little coin.    It takes coin to run a  paper,   and   the   Pioneer   would   say:  Gladden the   heart  cf Ihe Lord High  Treasurer of the  Imperial   Exchequer  of the Pioneer,  by sending   in   $2.00,  otherwise   two     beautiful   simoleons,  eight shillings or ten francs.      In   lieu  of the   above,   if   more   convenient,  roubles, marks,   shillings,   dollar bills,  this time is beyond  comprehension. Nothing gave hi in  any permanent relief until he used  Chamberlain's Pain Balm. One application of that liniment relieved the  pain and made sleep and rest possible,  and less than ont 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.  TUCK   COLLINS  SHAVING PARl.ORs  and BATHROOM.  . Hotel Uulmoriil  I Cor. First ��t Kllol> Kill Ave     I'llORNIX, |"   (*  KingEdward Lodge, No.3(j  A. K. mill a. **,].  'ifsK^ ,���.���"' ' '"���rs'1"y.��''<:.-'eli ,������,'���    !>�����  \y  \      Hull, Mcllnle Hloclc : ll",0,,i'  I). II. MOKKII.I ,  St-Lietnrv.  lock  k. b. JioreiiHi,  1 M.I).,  . W.M.  V '***��.  I- O. O. F.  SNOM'SIIOH l.oix;  Meets every Monthly I��veiili,B   n[ Mjlle,s  Visiiini; brethren cordially invited.  Clius. McCiigue, N. (i  11 BO. R. Mraii, Kec.Sec'y.  M...6  ' Mall.  Mmciis Martin. I'ei. y  'ill. Hfoj  HARRY   HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAVfiR.  Siiii-i-  r-' A(i'-NT.    Hiitlrecliiukei.-ik-,, ���( ,  siKiiuients of   ore.    Checking    ,'c L��'J'  aUen.'iVdlor"-^'   M" " "��'>''���"��i>"  GRKKNWOOI), li. C.  1906       MAY. 1906  [ Sbb. Mai. Tut*. Watf.   Thu. Fr..    S.t.  1  3.  3    4  S  6  7  8  9  10  11  13  '.���*3  14  '"S  16  17  18  19  30  31  33  a3  ��4 ��S  36  '���- *7  a8  39  30  31  '  It If Daaferaai to Ncjlecl a Cold.  How often do we hear it remarked:  "It's only a cold," and a few days later  learn that the man is on his back with  pneumonia.    This is of such common  occurrence that a cold, however slight,  should not be disregarded.    Chamberlain's Cough Remedy counteracts any  tendency of a cold to result in pneumonia, and has gained its great popularity and extensive sale by its prompt  cures of this most  common  ailment.  It always cures and is pleasant to take.  For sale by all druggists.  B. C. Pren A.ioclatlan.  Cobalt has had its baptism of fire���  just like all new mining towns.  ��� A pretty grave matter was under  consideration iri New York the other  day when 1,500 undertakers were on  strike.  Czar Nicholas and the newly created  Russian Douma seem to get along  together about as well as the Kilkenny  cats of ancient history. The autocratic resident of Peterhofwill probably  get a few more lessons.  The first number of the new pubh-  Uion  edited   by Charles H.  tosh at Winnipeg is at  hand.    It is  A meeting to organize a British Columbia Press Association was  held in  the board of trade rooms, Vancouver,  I   I May 18th. Although only seven papers  were represented, letters  had been received by A. G. Sargison, the convenor  of the meeting, from   the   majority   of  the newspapers in the province stating  their wish to join.    A provisional constitution was adopted  and  provisional  officers were  appointed, to hold office  till a general meeting could be arranged, as follows :  President���A G. Sargison, Colonist,  Victoria.  Vice-President���F. J. Deane, News,  Nelson.  Vice-President ��� XV.   B.   Willcox,  Pioneer, Phoenix.  Treasurer���C.   F.   Cotton,   News-  Advertiser, Vancouver.  Secretary���J.   D     Taylor,   Columbian, New Westminster.  ,.,,.,���     ,      T,   *r~V~ I     Executive���John    Nelson,   Times,  cation  edited   by Charles H. Macln- Victoria; F. Burd,  Province,   Vancou  tosh at WinniDet? is  at   h^nH     t*  ������-lver;L. D.Taylor,  World,  Vancouver;  Recently a church organization in a  little town built a church. To pay for  it they were obliged to call on the merchants of the community. The $300  was raised from this source. The last  man to subscribe was John Smith,  jeweler. "I will give $5 if you let me  add something to the list," he said,  ,     , ., ~'* '  and   wrote  at the the foot of the list:  bank notes, silver, certificates, .postage John Sm;th> $5; Timolhv Eatjrii   $0.  stamps,  shinplasters,   anything in the Robert Simpson Co, $0.      They   saw  way of money except the copper cent,   the point when the  minister read   the  which is evidence of distress and pov-  list, and there was a decided failing off  erty, the advance agent of slavery and   in the mai* order business.  the omen of evil and dark and dreary  , ' Stomach    Troubles,  days.  ��� Mrs. Sue Martin, an old and highly  The Great Northern offers the foi- respected resident of Faisonia, Miss.,  lowing rates east: New Haven, Conn., ' was sick with stomach trouble for more  account of annual convention Knights, than six months. Chamberlain's  Columbus, round trip firstclass,$83.60 'Stomach and Liver. Tablets cured her.  selling dates May 24, 2.5 and 29, going 1 She says : "I can now eat anything I  transit limit, June 9, final limit, return, (want and am the proudest woman in  August 31. For further particulars the world to find such a good inedi-  apply to M. M. Stephens, agent, Phoe- cine." For sale by J. B. Boyle.  nix. Samples free.  \ PHoc  i  >�����������������> ���������"���������������������> ��������>��������>�����>�����>>��>��>  Greenwood Ol&g'e  LlHC  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  1  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  BEGINNING FEB  ���X-AjaWiNlN-j   i'Jili.   IS)    ,0o<5  THROUGH  TOURIST  GfiEA:.QN  uftuw*��  OREGON  ShohtLine  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST   Vja  Salt Lake and  Denver.  Two Trains Dailv.  Su-mut'liip licketa to Ku rope nnd otliei  foreign countries.  I.ertves  Dally  S]>oknne Time Sclicdulr.       Airlv/:  Kfl'cctive Nov. 2-2 io(_, Dailv  Royal Household Flour  .  _ ..    _.  .-1 ��a; u u. rayior,   world,  V  called the  Canada  Inter-Ocean,  and I D. V. Mott, Ledger, Fernie.  will make a mighty good advertisement  for the Dominion.    The paper is illustrated and well printed.  At Kamloops the C. P. R. hold-up  men have been committed for trial.  When they finish a good long term in  the provincial penitentiary, having  ample opportunity to think matters  over, their respect for the laws of this  province should be vastly improved.  The moving picture fiend has the  San Francisco earthquake on his films,  and has already begun his travels.  Curious people will wonder how he  kept his head to secure the photographs, while the 'Frisco peninsula was  being waved like a reed in the wind.  Is yours damp? A subscriber who  complained to the publisher that his  paper was damp received the teply  from the long suffering editor that perhaps it was because there"was so much  "due" on it.  According to the Nelson Economist,  ���business was never better than it is in  Nelson today. Which may account  for the reported efforts of some people  to become separated from their cash  by the threat to start a second daily  paper in the Kootenay metropolis.  Apparently there is no accounting for  the ways that millionaires choose to  get rid of their money.  I Eastern ExcarsUa Rile,  rla  Ot. 'Nortaern.  To St. Paul,   Minneapolis,   Duluth,  Superior, Sioux   City,   Council Bluffs,  Omaha,   St.   Joseph,    Kansas    City,  Houston, Mmeola, Tex., Fort William,  Chicago and St. Louis at rates of one  first-class fare, plus $10; returning via  California, $37.15 higher.     Dates  of  sale:    June 4, 6, 7, 23 and 25, July 2,  3, August 7, 8 and 9, September 8 and  10.     Going transit limit 10 days from  date of sale; final return  limit 90 days  or not later than October 31.  C. P. R. Summer Excursions 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, Nelson   and   common   points   to    New  Haven,   Conn.,   account  meeting  of  Knights of Columbus,  $83.60,  selling  dates May 24, 25,  26.    Winnipeg, Pt.  Arthur, Fort William, Duluth, St. Paul,  Minneapolis, $52.50; Omaha, $55.65;  Kansas City, $58.25; St.   Louis,   $60;  Chicago, $64.     On sale June 4, 6, 7,  23. 25�� Ju*y "*��� 3. August 7, 8, 9, Sep-  Possibly the  most significant  compliment yet paid to the efforts made by 2,  2t. juiy :  the Pioneer to give publicity to the ere tember 8, 10.  production of the Boundary, as shown       On   same  dates through   excursion  by the  ore   fables   printed   weekly in   fares will be quoted   to all   points   in  /. /-,,/��� ���   .L     Ontario, Quebec,   Maritime Provinces,  this paper for the last five years, is the New york**and New Engiar)d. Tickets  reproduction of the table complete in are first ciasS( bear 90 days limit for  the 1905 report of the Minister of return, and are subject to usual varia-  Mines of British Columbia, just issued ��ions of route; are also good in one or  from the press. This volume will bo,,h directions; via the Great Lakes,  , .   *   .     ,   . , .        including  meals  and berths   on   lake  have a wide circulation, and coming,' steBmer * - DetajIed information on  as it does, from the government of the'appiication. j, 5. Carter, D. P< A.,  province, will carry no little weight.      ' Nelson, B. C.  BREAD   is    never   better  than the flour it is made of.  Often it is not nearly so  good, but that is the fault of  the bread-maker.  Without good flour, good  bread is impossible, no matter  how skilfully it is handled.  Now, good  bread must  be good to eat, as well as  good   to    see    or    to    taste.  Good-to-eat  bread   is   bread  that nourishes.  In the matter of nutriment,  SLEEPERS  EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR BETWEEN  SEATTLE and CHICAGO  vis the  G*eat   Noftahern   Railway.  "The Comfortable Way"  Route of the famous Oriental Limited  Kor detailed information applr to  M. M. Stephens, Agent,    or S.G.Yerkes, A.G.P.A.  Phoenix, B. C. Seattle, Wash.  is supreme. It represents the  best that is in the wheat,  ground to a snowy whiteness  and purified by electricity.  It produces bread that is  light, easy to digest and best  or all���nutritious. Ogilvie's  Royal Household is to be  had at all grocers.  Ogilvie Hoar Mills Co., Ltd.  Montreal.  "Ogilvie's Book for a Cook," contains  130 pages of excellent recipes, some never  published before. Your grocer can tali  you bow to get it FREE.  Phoenix Livery Stable  William R. Mathcson. Prop.  FvprvfhiiKT Npw carriages and other rigs  IvYClJilHllg  HCW   HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  1     '"' " HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY   WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Entire Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share ofthe public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR.  BANNER ST., PHOENIX,  B. C.  J5n.n1. FAST MAIL���To Hlid Mom  Coeur d'A telle clisli icl, KHriti-  iiiKton Onrfielci ' olfur f'lill-  innn, **Mukco��\ **I>onteroyt  Wnilslniiji, Uayloil. W a 1 l"��  WiiIIh. I'en t eton, IlaUer City  allfl all points Kant  **."0  t:3o ji. in. KXPKKSS���1'or Hnrmiiit;[oii  Gftrfield, Colfiuc, I'ulltllan  MoscOH-.I.ewislon.r'ortlaiid  San Kraiicisco, linker t;ity  anflall point* HAHT.  KXl'KKSS��� Krolll nil pointa  Kast, Maker City. San Krau-  cisco, Portland. Colfax, Garfield and Hariuintjtoii 11.4ua.1u  ���Kxccpl Sunday.  SHOUT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  .'   .Sun Frniifieeo-Purtlaiid Route.  Steamer** sail from Ainaworth tlocx, Portland  nt 8 p in. and from S|>ear street wharf, SauFran  Cisco, at 10 a. iu. every five duys.  Kor further information as lo rate*, tmir  traiii.s. equipment,etc., address  GEO. J. MOiir.KK.Gencral Agent,  ativerside Ave,. Spokane, Wa.l.  Hospital DooalioDi  Liel of Donations received emce Ju��.  1st, 1906, to the Phoenix General Huh-  pital:  Ca.��h Jlo  K. Hoirell  Ca>h Jas   J. H. Jlacaulay  Cash $5  A.  >'. Herrr  Book Case _ A. H. II. '-'lark  .led r.ineu.a doz Hospital I.adirji  Aid  ���'��sh Jso ��� K  T. Hank  Cash tlo Ja<   McCrealh  Cash J35  t.'aiiHdian Kami Urill Oo.  -iprliiu Cot A. B   Hood  Maple ��yrup  ...A  Vrinid  Gentleman's Dressing Gown Mrs. J. II. Hnjle  Old Linen _ Mrs  I. Crawluid  I Box Books Mm   B. A. W. Hod?*-��  Cash Jjo _ A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co Full Set lloilei Tuki  Cord Wood K. BucKlrs��  -��  G������������j  If You Do Not Read The  PHOENIX PIONEER  And Boundary Mining Jour al  Average Price* ot Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic. Lake.  Month. 1904    1905       1904       1U06  J:iniiarv....J2 410 15.05    12.55.'  February... 12.0(i:' 15.010 12.'245  March 12.298 15.203 12 250.  April.. 12 922 14 918 13.120  May 12.758 14.027 13 000  J line ....     .12.209 14.673 12.3911  July 12 279 14,888 12 500  AuguBt 12.342 15.79    12408  "���(���ptein ber.. 12.494 15 905 12.020  October ....12.994 10.3S 13.117  November ..14.283 16.080 14.455  December . .14.600 IS.400 14,850  15.1W  lo.l.'r*  15 045  15.010  14.820  14.81!  15. H05  15.73  15.!<7o-  10.44  1(5.85  18.28  Year 12.820 15.020 12.996   15.7;  Lalcil Mining   Slock  Quotations.  AMKHD  ����(s*Xi  *9  Represent the acme of perfection in  athletic footwear. They are made over  all styles of footform lasts and come in  either Tennis or Oxford cuts. For durability, grace and comfort "Maple Leaf  outing shoes have no equals. Ask for  them at your dealers.  LECKIE CO., Ltd.  VANCOUVER., B. C.  You will not keep up-to-date on the progress  of the  Great Boundary Mining District J  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.  The Pioneer  is   entirely  different  from   any  other paper  It is published in the heart of this marvellous  mineral belt at only $2 per annum. To any one interested here it is worth, five times as much. Make all  money orders payable to'  a  1$  j  7  1  111   *,!>  i"  3'  ��7  $  ^^SS^S^^^SSS^ss^ssssss^s^sa  PIONEER  PUBLISHING  CO.,  PHOENIX, li. C.  .*. 111 erica n Boy ���  ��eu H*ir   .'  !���  Hlaclr Tail ,          *'*  B.C. Copper...."."'.'.'.'.'  t   '  Canadian Gold Fields.'.'.  ���&  *-ariboo, Cmup McK (cx-rliV.)        Vu  Center Star    y*  Crow's Neat Pa��."co,'ii         '  Scnl-ro^r0'" :"="'��oo   .,-��  Dominion Copper .         ,?  Kikliorii-Houndary         "  Kinrvieif          3  Fisher Maiden ".'.'.'.V  \  i;iant    " J  <Jr��nby CoHs'oii'd'a't'ed''.'.','.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'''''��1, oo  International Coal.... 3 .,  Jumbo                   M  Morning Glory  ���"?  Mountain Lion '.'.  .  Montreal Ik Boston." '.'.'   North Star, (K. K.)...���' .'."..'  .  *''*'���,���"��� ..' " in  Rambler-Cariboo   ...                Pa  San foil           -"V  suiiivan ���;;;;       '��  St lutein    ,      "J  Tom fhumb.......    ��' ��|      ' f  CULUMB!^ COLLEGE.  F��xT,,/!,e/1 JSOZ-Incorporated 1893.  NJW WESTMINSTER. B.C.  I'rovides a Chriatian   home for Btml-  ejits of  both sexes at  moderate  ruteH.  Mas a preparatory class for junior stu<l-  euts, doinjc grade  public school  work.  I'oes higli bc'iooI work, confers all high  school privileRes, and prepares for teachers examinations.    Teaches all branchei  of si Practical Business Course and gives  .V',)i��'"a"'.   Givt's a liberal education in  us Oollegiato Course and in the Ladies'  Course for M.E.L. and M.L.A.    In University work, can take students tbroiiBh  1 lie complete Arts Course, and the degree of  B.A. can be obtained from Tor-  i,H/�� University, which the collejje is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  . ' "��� J* Sipperell, B.A., B.D , Princi-  pal;orRev. J. p. Bowoll. Bursar.  Wo^���JED-rA?EN AND WOA1KN WITH  wS?J?^2 in'seh00,1, ''������������cntlon. tlint ore tired ol  7i? US? 0r sm"." waW>- to rjuallfy as snlorleJ  lnai������?rswr 8h!*w-<-nr<l writers tbrout'li our  ISfiK i J? by "I?'1- r'rlces low: tcrrriH easy: no  books to buy. Send for circular, statlnc wlicra  you saw this ad and which position you want.  8crKRtNATpN'*1'   CoaREBPON*-,T*N<*'*   SCHOOM.  all)  m  6�� EHB tKOKHlX PTOffiElB.  Wk  B. C. 1905  MINES REPORT  Just Issued by the   Provincial  Government,  laves to Spring Catarrh Restored to Health  Boundary Leads All the Other  Districts.  Pe-ru-na Invigorates Mind and Body.  Hon. Wm. O. Hunter, Ex-membor North Carolina  legislature, ���wrlton from tho Census Office Building,  Washington, D. O., as follows:  "Tho greatest family mediolno over discovered, in  my opinion, which oomos from experience us well  as observation, Is Peruna.  "The most common affliction to humankind is a  bad cold.   Poruna drives it out of doors, wards off  arrli,   invigorates   and  gives   fresh   strength  to  give Peruna my unqualified en-  G. Hunter.  The report of ihe Minister of .Mines,  lldii. Hichard McBride,   for  ihe year  ending December 31st, 1905, has just  been    issued    from     the   government  pruning office, Victoria.      The report,  which is  a  most concise digest on the  operations in gold and other prcciou  ineUls, copper, lead and   coal, reflects  credit   on the pro\ incial mineralogist,  William Fleet Robertson.      This   official has evidently  been at pains to ol>-  i.tiu   an   accurate,    conservative   and  thorough   summary   of  work    in   the  large mining camps  and   coal-fields of  the province.     The   statements   made  in ihe report are based  upon facts and  liguces which there   is   no   gainsaying,  wlii'e in the field of theory and anticipation the provincial  mineralogist  has  evinced a very clear insight  into   the  future, his opinions   finding the endor-  sation of others whose business it is to  make a thorough study of  the inhier-  alo^ical possibilities of British  Columbia.  'Hie two following tables give in a  nutshell the mineral pioduction ofthe  province since it became a factor in  the mining world :  Tsui Production for all  Years up lo and la-  clviloi 1905.  Gold,  placet $ 67,772,703  Gold,  lude  36.385>��58  Silver  23,688,688  Lead  14,958,161  Copper .  27,258,013  Coal and Coke     73)7*56,754  Building stone, brick,etc. 4,560,800  SPRING THE TiriE TO   CURE  CATARRH.  Takes Pe-ru-na Every Spring.  Miss Tilly Marx, 421 14th St., Milwaukee, Wlfl,  ���writes:  " I cm pleased to endorse Peruna, as I found It  very elHclent in ridding my system of a severe cold  and catarrhal trouble, after I had tried many other  remedies without netting relief.  " I took Peruna for two weeks, when I was much  better, and in two weeks more I was entirely rid ol  the cold and catarrh. I shall take it every spring as  a tonic, as I found that it made me much better In  every way."���Tilly Marx.  Other metals  .999  Total $248,663,176  Production, Kadi Year, I89*J lo 1905 (iiclmlvc)  iSj2to 1889 (inclusive).$  71,981,634  2,608,803  3,521,102  2.978.530  3.588,4*3  4.225,717  ���S<>5       5.543.042  1890  1891  I S*y 2.  1 **>V3  1 894  1896 ,  7.5��7.956  1897  10,455,268  1898  10,906,861  l899  12,393.'.'*'  *9C��  '6,344,75*  1901  20,086,780  '902  17.486,540  '903     '7.495.954  loc4  '8,977.359  ���9��5  22,461,325  Spring Catarrh.  Almost every ono has como to believe  that spring Is a season that brings derangements of tho body dependent on  blood impurities.  This belief Is an old one, is nearly universal, and has arisen, not as the result  of the teachings of tho medical fraternity, but has been learned in the bitter  school of experience.  Nervous Depression.  Depression of the nervous system at  the approach of spring is a fertilo sourco  of blood impurities.  There are general lassitude,dull, heavy  sensations, continual tired feelings, with  irregular appetite, and sometimes loss  of sleep.  That Tired Feeling.  That tired feeling, which Is the natural result of the depressing effect of  -warm weather immediately after the  Invigorating oold of winter, quickly  disappears when Peruna is taken.  The Proper Remedy.  Peruna meets every Indication and  proves itself to be perfectly adapted to  all their varied peculiarities. Peruna  invigorates the Bystem, rejuvenates the  feelings, restores the normal appetite  and procures regular sleep.  Do Not Delay.  Get a bottle of Peruna when the first  languid feelings make themselves apparent in the spring. Take it according  to the directions on the bottle. Continue this treatment through the first  months of spring.  This course of treatment is no experiment; it is as positive in its results as  any fact of science can be.  A Spring Tonic.  Almost everybody needs a tonic in the  spring. Something to brace the nerves,  invigorate the brain, and cleanse the  blood. That Peruna will do this is beyond all question. Everyone who has  tried it has had the same experience as  Mrs. Winnifred Power, an artist, who,  in a recent letter from I246 7th St., Portland, Ore., says:  "1am pleased to speak a good word  for Peruna, as I found It an excellent  tonic and spring medicine and very effective In ridding tbe system of cold  and catarrh.  "About two years ago my system was  all run down in the spring and I thought  I would try and see if Peruna would be  of any assistance in bringing back my  health and strength.  "I found that it was splendid and all  the medicine that I needed. In a little  over a month I was well and did not  need to take any more medicine.  "I shall recommend it to every ono in  need of a tonic, and know that I have  only to take a few doses of Poruna when  I take a cold and I will soon be over it."  ���Winnifred Power.  Nature's Assistance.  Spring is the best time to treat catarrh. Nature renews herself every  spring.   The system is rejuvenated by'  spring  weather.    This   renders   medicines more effective.  A short course of Peruna, assisted by  the balmy air of spring, will cure old,  stubborn cases of catarrh that have resisted treatment for years.  A Word ol Advice.  To those wiio have been afflicted with  chro-.ic catarrh we wish to say that the  sZ-'.i'K season affords you a splendid opportunity to get rid of your disease.  It may be you have been afflicted for  several years; you may have tried different remedies. Perhaps you have become discouraged.  Now Is Your Opportunity.  This failure was during the winter  months. But now is your opportunity.  Nature comes to your assistance at this  season.  Just help her a little aud she will  bring you out of the quagmire in which  you have been floundering so long. Give  Nature a little assistance lest her strug  gles be in vain.  A Typical Case.  Geo. M. "Fillmore, late 1st Lieut. 8rd  U. S. Artillery, writes from 909 h St., N.  *W., Washington, D. C, as follows:  "I brought forward from winter into  spring a sickening case of catarrh which  was making existence miserable for me,  until I was induced to try a bottle of  Peruna.  "An immediate improvement gave mo  hope, if not relief. I kept up taking Poruna and it has so strengthened and relieved me that I am now confident of a  cure. I heartily endorse Peruna for ca- ]  tarrhal affections and as a tonic for their  weakening effects."���Geo. M. Fillmore.  A short course of Peruna now will  be just In time. During the month of  April youwill find the strategic time to  rid yourself of chronic catarrh, one of  the most persistent, stubborn diseases  in the whole list of human ailments.  After you have tried it you will say  Peruna is positively the best spring  medicine you have ever used.  A great many years of extensive trials  of this remedy In this olass of derangements have demonstrated that there  are no failures.  Thousands ot Testimonials.  Thousands of cases might be quoted  in which Peruna has rescued people  from the ravages of spring catarrh, and  put them on a good, solid foundation of  health.  We can give our readers only a alight  glimpse of the vast array of unsolicited  endorsements Dr. Hartman is constantly receiving. No other physician  in the world has received such a volume  of enthusiastic letters of thanks.  If you do not derive prompt and satisfactory results from the use of Peruna,  write at onoe to Dr. Hartman, giving a  full statement of your case and he will  be pleased to give you his valuable advice gratia. "  Address Dr. Hartman, President of  The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus,  Ohio. All correspondence held strlotljr  oonflde&tUL  'Cotal $248,663,176  Progress of Minis.-.  The  report   states   that   the  gross  va'ue of the mineral  production of the  province during   the   year   1905   was  $"������*>461,325,  the   largest  output ever  made by the mines of the province, and  an increase over the preceding year of  $3,483,966, or 18.4 per cent, while it  is an increase over the   year   1903   of  over 28 per cent.     ,An analysis of the  returns show,  however,   that   this   increase   has   been   confined to certain  districts,   Southeast     Kootenay,     the  Boundary district, Nelson mining division and Yale mining division, the remaining districts showing  a   more or  less marked   decrease.      The greater  part of the increase is in the two former of these   districts.    In   Southeast  Kootenay the tonnage of ore mined in  creased 121 per cent and the value of  the product 135 per cent over the preceding year,   while  in   the   Boundary  the tonnage has  increased 20 per cent  and the value of the output   53.6 per  cent.  The following table shows the number of metalliferous mines which ship-  p*-d ore during the past year, together  with the location of these mines and  the number of men employed both  above and below ground :  Tom of Ore  Shipped  Cassiar:  Skeena    Fast Kootenay :  Fort Steele    '7��.��73  Windermere.. .. 226  West Kootenay :  Ainsworth         3,831  Nelson       50,090  Slocan       88,279  Trail     330,618  Other Divisions.      22,302  Lillooet  133  Yale :  Boundary     965,628  Ashcroft - Kamloops        14,642  Similkameen-Vernon  88 14  Coast       61,126 202  43  Men  Km ployed  ��9  3'7  44  106  392  457  833  i'5  4  ,016  77  3,596  Total 1,706,679  Boundary Increase, 56 Per Cent.  In the Boundary district the tonnage of ore mined has increased about  26 per cent over the preceding year,  and now amounts to 965,628 tons, being over 56 per cent of the total tonnage of the province.  This increase is due to the constantly increasing operations of the  Granby company, the other large companies about holding their own. The  number of smaller high grade properties being operated, while not contributing any appreciable percentage to  the tonnage, have helped to keep up  the average grade of the ores.  The costs of mining and smelting  have been gradually reduced in this  section, thanks to as fine equipments  as money could buy, in the hands of  intelligent and  scientific  men,   until  they are now reported to be auout  the lowest in the world. To quote  from a recent editorial in the leading  American scientific journal:  "Ten years ago the idea of smelting  for a dollar a ton and mining for$1.to  a ton would have been scouted as impossible. Yet this has been done at  the Granby mines, with an exceptionally favorable ore and exceptionally  well applied skill. In Tennessee, with  low priced labor and fuel, they smelt a  copper bearing pyrrhotite for $1.30  per ton."  The tonnage of ore mined in the  whole province, exclusive of coal, was  1,706,679 tons, some 245,070 tons, or  16 per cent, greater than in 1904; and  85 per cent greater than was mined in  1901. The output of mineral products  in British Columbia, as compared with  that of similar products in all other  provinces of the Dominion, shows that  in 1905 British Columbia produced in  metals and coal an amount nearly as  great as did all the other Canadian  provinces combined.  Sore Nipples.  A cure may be effected by applying  Chamberlain's Salve as soon as the  child is done nursing. Wipe it off  with a soft cloth before allowing the  child to nurse. Many trained nurses  use this salve with the best results.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by J.B  Boyle.  SEE  Nature's Wondrous Handiwork  THROUGH    UTAH    AND     COLORADO  Castle Gate. Canou of the Grand  Black Canon, Marshall aud Ten-  uessee Passes, and the World   -���Famous Royal Gorge���---^  Kor  Descriptive and Illustrated   Pamplets,  write to  W. C. McBride,  134 Third Street  Qeseral Agent,  PORTLAND, OR.  CAN^DIANv*-)  '1>AC]F1CK*.  90-day Round Trip  Excursions  East  $52.25  WINNIPEG,   PT.    ARTHUR,  PAUL,  DULUTH.  ST.  THE  STRATHCONA  B.  NELSON. B.C.  TOMKINS, Manager.  The y in; Hotel of k Mmy,  Special Rates to Commercial Men  Good Sample Rooms.  GRFAT NORTHERN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS.  Phoenix lo Chicago, St. I.ouis, St.Paul,  Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, St.  Joseph, Leavenworth, Omaha, Council  Bluffs, Sioux City anil Fort William at  first class fare plus JIO for tbe round  trip. Selling dates July 2nd and Aueust  7th, 8th and 9th. and Sept. 8th and 10th,  good (or 90 days, but not after October  31st, 1906 fen days wil- be allowed  from date of sale 011 going portion of  tickets. Stop-overs will be allowed  west of Missouri river, HI. Paul, Duluth  and Fort William.  Through  Excursion  Fares  Toronto, Montreal, Maratime  Provinces, New England on  application.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Soxereigu" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:    In providencecamp.  TAKK NOTICE  that I,   Isaac  H.  Hallett. as  agent for George   W.   Rumberger,   Free   Miner's  Certificate   No.  B91423,  and   Harry  Nash,   Free  Miller's Certificate No  BgiS'S, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Miuing Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice tint action, under sec*  tion 37    must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1^06.  I. H. i.ALLHrT.  twajum l\m*0*M*1*amtmiLa*$mwj'!i  MINERAL ACT.  June  Knights  or  Columbus   Mkktin��, Nkw  IIavkn, Conn., Ji'nr 3ki> to Drn.  Sellinii dates Mny 2-ltb, 25tb and 26th.  Going  transit limit,   Jinn*  9th.     Finul  return limit, August. .''1st.  Klkb,    Djcnvkk.,  C01.0,  Julv   17tii   to  lfjrit, 1906.  Selling dates, July lOtb and 15th. Going  Transit limit, Julv 19th.     Kiual return limit, Sept. 30tb,'li)00  .   .   Dates of Sale  4. 6, 7, 23, 25; July  7, S, 9; Sept. S, i<  3; Aug-  Tickets subjects to the usual variation of route and include meals and  berth on Canadian Pacific steamers on  Great Lakes.  For rates, folders and tickets apply  to local agent or to  A. W. Haley, E. J. Coyi.e,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.,  Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver, B.C.  J.  S. Carter, U. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.  "THE   MILWAUKEE"  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Old Bird" Minera! Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.Where  located:   In Long Lake Camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H Hallrtt. as  agent for William I,. C. Gordon. Free Miner's  ("ertificate No. BS6333, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certi6cate of Imptovemenls, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take no tic- that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this aist dav of April, A.D. 1006  34��� I.  H. HALLKTT.  WINES  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.  Gooderham & Worts' in barrels.  " "        Special and ordinary in cases.  Brandies���Jules Coadon & Cie,   Charente,  France,   Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Scotch���Robertson, Sanderson <S: Co.,   Leith,  Scotland,  Octaves, half octaves and cases.  Imported and Domestic Cigars and Cigarettes.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ���'Bounty Fractional" Mineral  Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located:  On Wallace Mountain.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Isaac   H    Hallett,   Free  Miner's Certificate No. B91.14S, lor myself, and as  aijent for Thomas T.   Henderson,   Free   Miner's  Certificate No.   HS5S09,  intend,  sixty days  from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining   Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice  that action under section 37, must be commenced   before   the i suance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of March. A D. 1906.  1. H. HALLETT.  'THE    PIONEER  LIMITED"  CHICAGO.  ST.    PAUL    TO  Odd  Fellows,  Toronto,  Ont.,  Sun.  12  -23,  1906.  Se  line  dateB,  Sept  . 8th  itid lOtl  . Go-  hue limit,  Sep!.  22.  Final  return  limit,  Nov.  30th  , 19(10.  Orleans.  Going  limit,  ivNiailTH    Of    PVTHIAB,     NEW  Oct. 15-25th. 1900.  Selling dates,Oct. 7tli and 8th.  j limit,  Oct.   10th.      Final   return  ! Nov. 16th.  For tlie above meetings, first class fare  plus $10.  Children of half age will take half the  above rates.  S. G. Ykrkkk, Asst.-Gen. Pass. Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  M. M.irTitrHKNM. Agent. Phnonix, B.C  "co'nnMllV.t Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED"  B'-OAILY OVS-nlAKD  TBAINO     *  From   Spokane  r?r_..?!lag$:*to  I Minneapolis,   St. Louis  I points east.    For complete Information  I reservations, etc., call on or  St.  Paul,  11 d   all  rates.  .Jdrcas,  berth  M.��TBPHKN8,Afen*ju)ej]i^  Seattle I  M.  S Q. YBKBr.**8.A- *-*��� '���*������  TOB  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  TOB PRINTING.  vVe do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  j Pioneer Pub. Co.,   -   Phoenix. B.C  "Overland    Limited"    Omaha     to    Chicago.  "SOUTH-WEST LIMITED"   KANSAS   CITY   TO  CHICAGO.  No trains in the service on any railroad in the world equals in equipment  that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul Ry. They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars and give  their pairons 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 3, Marble Bank Blag., Spokane Wash.  H.3. ROWK, General Agent.  134 Third Street. Portland. Oregon.  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Siuilax I-'rnctioiial" and " Hilly Fractional" Min  era! Cla'ras. situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District.    Where lt��atetl: I"  Skylark Camp  TAKK NhTICK that I. Isaac II.   Hallett,   Free  Milltl's Certificate No. H9144S, fur myself, and as  agent fur Albeit K. Ashcrult, Free Millet's Certificate No.   1*91709,   intend,  sixty   days  Irom   the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining   "Recorder for  I'ertificHtea  of Improvements, fot the pui pose ol  obtaining Crown Grant* of tlie above claims.  And lurther take notice thai action, under section 37, must be commenced 1-efure the issuance  of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 1MI1 dav of April,.\ D. 1906.  34��� I. II   HAt.I.KTT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements  NOTICK.  "Four Paw" and "Little Dalles" Mineral<:laim*>,  situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.    Where located: In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II.  Hallett, agent  William    J     Porter,    Free     Miner's   Certificate  No. HyisSy, intend  sixty days  from date hereof,  to Apply to the Mining Kccorder for Ceitificates  of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining  Crown Urauts of the above claims.  And further take notice that act*on, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  ol such Certificates 1 f Improvements.  Dated thia J7th day ol November, A.D. 1905.  t   H   HALLKTT.  THE COPPER HANDBOOK  all and   necessary   to  and  ite  language-  ia  A practical book of nearly a thousand pages, useful  to  most.men engaged in any branch of t >e Copper Industry.  Its facts will pass  muster with   the   trained  scientists,  easijv understood by tlie every-day 111:111.  It is a dozen books in one, covering the History, Uses, Terminology, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances and Statistic*, of  Copper.  It gives the plain facts in plain English without fear or faror.  It lists and describes 3,849 copper mines and companies, in all parta of th*  world, descriptions running from two lines to 12 pages, according to importance  of the property.  fbe 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 *nd  metal.  The investor needs tbe book for the facts it gives him about Mining Investments and Copper Statistics. Hundreds oi Swindling Companies are exposed  in plain English.  Price is fo ,iu Buckram, with gilt top ; $7.50 in full library morrocco. Will  be sent ftillv prepaid, on approval, toativ address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS,  36  Post Office  Block.  Houghton    Mich.,  U.  S. A.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then  buy the. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..   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CO., Agents,   Phoen.x,  B.  C. ii  r i  #-k '*  illtki  ;Sl1nif  f if  THE PHOENIX WONEEB.  In Such Legitimate Shares as  Will Prove  an Investment if not a Quick Money Maker.  Phoenix is on a solid basis and MUST GROW. Peal  estate was never so low, and money will-be made iii buying business and residential property. Every residence  in Phoenix is rented. Business is good. Buy now, and  get the advance.  MINING CLAIMS AM> STOCKS A SPECIALTY  Idaho Sfocks will Bring quick Returns.  Will Sell Today,-  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND   GENERA 1.  "*���* INTEREST   TO   PHOENICIANS. **  Granby   Dominion ���   International Coal   Alhambra (Coeur d'A.)..  Copper Kiug   Oro Denoro��� ,  Burke   Bullion   Happy Day...   Heckle   Idaho Mont. S   Sonora (Coeur d'A,)..  Snow Storm   Stuart   Furnace Cr. (Cala.)...  Sullivan   Skylnrk   J. X..   MrARTTIV,  Prompt Attention to Correspondence. Bank Block, Phoenix, B. C  18:  p  iw  leading Hotel of Boundary's Leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  i  Hew and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., nnd First St.  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A  McMASTER  Proprietor.  181  fc**"^***iy,^B��',J**r""**��*si*����*a'"��mJ*1'*��*^  ��lo 3ronstfce0 Hve.,  Lowney's chocolates at Boyle's.  The old reliable, Boyle the Druggist-  Hannam's milk suffers no addition  or subtraction.  New and second hand goods sold  by R. J. Gardner.  Chief of Police Flood is out again  after some ten days' illness.  Rugs and art squares from $1.75  up, at Binns' Furniture Store.  See Miss McDonald, milliner, for  Singer sewing machines and supplies.  Miners, attention. If you want  solid comfort, stay at Hotel Brooklyn.  More or less wet weather has been  with us again this week, and it is now  time for a change.  For Sale.���Old Miners' Union hall.  Apply to John Mclnnis, chaiiman  Board of Trustees:  Only $1.25  for six months   for the  Pioneer, and   your ffricnds   back   east  ill know all about the Boundary.  Chas. M. Campbell, engineer at the  Granby mines, visited the Pathfinder  .on the North Fork early this week.  Proprietor McMaster,  of the Hole  Balmoral, has started work on a num  ber of improvements to the interior of  his well known hostelry.  Monday evening a meeting of the  Dominion Day celebration committee  will be held at the city hall, and a full  attendance is requested.  Sarsapanlla, as every one  knows, is  the best spring tonic. Ask for Church-  One hundred doses for one dol-  Boyle, the Druggist.  J. L. Martin will   buy  International  Coal shares.  Purity first consideration   by   Boyle  the Druggist.  Dr. Mathison, dentist,   at his office,  Bank block, June 10th to  14th.  Special attention   given   to   Miners'  Dinner Buckets at Hotel Brooklyn  had a son at Ottawa,    interment took  at Greenwood Wednesday.  James Ritchie, who died  in Grand  Forks   from   the effects of the terrible  burns received last week at  the Granby  smelter,  where   he was employed,  was buried last Monday.      His  father  and    mother   from   Victoria   and   a  brother from Nelson  were   present   at I  the funeral.    Deceased   ieft  a' widow |  and   three  small   sons   to moum  his 1  loss.      He had $3,000 accident insur-1  ance. I  BINNS' FURNITURE STORE  Oi.n Ironsides Avenue. *~  Have just put into stock a large consignment of Plain and Fancy  -IRON.BEDS-  brass  centre  inch  Not If as Rich as Rockefeller. I  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. I  I The most   eminent  physician  cannot.  Prescriptions a specially at  Boyle's. I 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 !o  all others. It never fails, and when reduced with water and sweetened, is I  pleasant to take. Every family should  be supplied with it. Sold by all drug  gists.  $19.00  Bed  No.   536���Iron,   1 1-1G  post; Brass top and centre  rods, 4 ft. 6 in. wide. . . .  inch  $7.00  Bed No. S62���Iron,  rod,   heavy    fillings,     1 yj,  posts, extra heavy, 4 feet  6 inches wide   SPECIAL���Iron  Bed,  with  brass knobs, good  spring and mattress, full size   .    .    BI N'NS    -    -  FURNITURE. %i       UNDERTAKING  Afteuts   fur  Ihe fusions  Ostcrnioor   Matt.ess.  $13.00  Sewing machines   to   rent,   $3   per  month. See Miss McDonald,   milliner.-  This la the Largest Hotel In the City  and has been improved and refitted,  being well adapted for mining and  travelling men. Bathroom. Bar well  stocked with choice goods. Dining  Room undei personal charge ol the  :    propriei reaa.  fl>boenij, B.C.  Mrs. P.  Tclkphonc No.  77.  L. McKELVEY, Prop.  aifammm^ammsaamamV^amx^mM^a^mmm^namsm,^ r^n^ammz^mmMZ^amawk^am\ yjtrmWkSWa^flam^jam^tJtmaii/tmWkftmmJ*^^  ill's.  lar at Thomas Drug Co., Ltd.  P. Burns & Co., Ltd., are getting  tenders for their new two story building, 30x60, to be erected corner First  street and Dominion avenue.  The West Kootenay Power & Light  Co., through L. A. Campbell, the  manager, has subscribed $25 towards  the Dominion day celebration here.  At the piano  raffle   held   Saturday  night  at   the   Butte hotel, the instru  ment was won by Ernest  Cartier, pro  prietor of the Windsor   hotel,   Greenwood.  TMC   ONLY   FIRST-CLASS   AND . UP-TO DATE  '    HOTEL   IN   PHOENIX  Ibotel .��rookl^n  miw anoH oeLLAa to noo.  ���sst a*t>M.f aoeaa in ths  ���OUBMav  aareaiTa nut  mohthm*  statioh  ���aTKaooata  m   ooknsotio*  JAMES MARSHALL, Proprietor  Ipboemy, B.C.  KODAKS==:EACII0NE:==  We   are   constantly adding to our  stock   of  CAMERAS  and PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES,  and can furnish anything wanted in  this line, for the amateur or profes  sional.    Call and see our lines.  Also large stock  of local   views  to  send to friends.  LIMITED.  Stationery,    Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods, Etc.  Agent for   Mason   &   Risch   Pianos.  Fresh Vegetables  Direct From the Farm  to Your Table.    .    .  Will visit Phoenix every Tuesday and Friday with the freshest  and latest productions of the  Kettle River Valley. Rhubarb a  specialty.   Fruit in season.    .    .  A. Galloway,  Columbia, B. C.  There are three reasons why our  brushes are attracting attention.  Quality of goods; lowness of price, and  good assortment.���Thomas Drug Co.,  Ltd.  Walter S. Cooke has been elected  as delegate from Snowshoe Lodge No.  46, I.O.O.F., to the grand lodge meeting, which will be held at Victoria  June 12th to 14th.  The expert typographers employed  by the Pioneer are now practicing  dodging the chunks of chalcopyrite  that drop from the glory hole at the  Stemwinder mine.  Rev. J. Wesley Miller. B A., will  supply the Methodist pulpit, beginning  the first Sunday in June, during the  "absence of Rev. J. Wellesley Whitta-  ker on a trip to England.  That Back Yard Assessment. Our  Chloride of Lime, at 25c. a. am, 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.  The Phoenix water company will lay  about 800 leel of 4-inch pipe on Dominion avenue, to connect the system  from First street to School street, the  pipe being on the ground.  On Empire day there was a special  programme at the public school, including seven choruses. The scholars  in the morning gathered around the  flag pole in front of the school and  sandg God save the King. A number  ot visitors were present.  Conductor Mannhart, after a vacation, will take the Phoenix passenger  run on the Great Northern, which is  now being cared for by Conductor  Hanna, of the south end of the line.  C. E. Legg, formerly on this run, is  now on the Rossland hill.  Marsh hotel building for rent after  May ist. Apply R. J. Gardner,  Hardy Block.  See our Early English dining room  suite. The latest finish. Binns' Furniture Store.  J. R. Greenfield, of Vancouver,  postoffice inspector, was in the city  yesterday, on one of his perodtcal  trips.  When feeling like having just a  wee drappe Scotch, call at ihe Brooklyn and have a wee taste McCallinn's  Perfection.  As soon as the tin aire is ready, it is  likely that the Greenwood Amateur  Dramatic Co. will appear in ihe Phoenix opera house.  It is the exception, and not the rule,  when travellers can find accommodations in the hotels of I'heenix. Nearly  every house is full nightly.  The Great Northern Railway will  sell through return tickets to London,  Ont., May 38th to June ist, inclusive,  account of Canadian Presbj terian 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,  John Mclnnis, delegate from Phoenix Miner's Union No. 8 to the annual  meeting of the Western Federation of  Miners, to be held at Denver beginning May 28th, left Tuesday for that  point. Ernest Mills and Fred Hesel-  wood represent Greenwood, and T. J.  Benninger and Aid. McDonald represent Grand Forks at the same meeting.  Under New Management  f~\  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Chisholm, Prop^  Conducted in First-Class shape.     Choice stock of Irrigating   goods.  Special attention to dining   room.     Large,   airy   and  well   furnished  rooms.  Dominion Avenue - - - Phoeuix, B  C.  YOUNG ADMIRI.RS  follow in the footsteus of their elders.  It's born in you to love beautiful jeyreliy  and the desire should  be  encouraged in  a proper manner.  RINGS, CHAINS AND LOCKETS  are a part of the feature of our new  stock for spring. They're very pietty  and extremely reasonable. It's almost  cheaper to huy than not to. - cWe for  yourself.   That will settle it.  -���-���-���-������-���-���-  -���-���-���-  -���-���-�����-���-���-���-  ; Phoenix Bee*  As made by the present brewer is admittedly tlit:  Best Beer in ihe Boundary. With the Best Mult  and the Purest Spiing Water it is unexcelled for  quality.      Insist   on   having   PHOENIX   BEER.  0  t  e  Spring Water Ice for Sale. .Bottled Bkkr and Porter.  GEORGE E. DEY,  JEWELER,  Knob Hill Ave., Phoenix, B.C.  Lodge of Rebekahs Organized.  Last Wednesday night   a   lodge   of  Rebekahs   was  organized   in   Miners'  Union hall, to be known   as   Phoenix  Robekah Lodge   No. 1 7, I. O. O. F.,  the   installing  officer   being   Thomas  Embleton,    of   Rossland.     Mr.   Em-  bleton was accompanied by  a team of  Rossland   Rebekahs,   including   Mrs.  J. H.   Lee,   Mrs.   Jas.   Twaddle  and  Mrs. R.   T.   Evans.    The new   lodge  starts offunder most favorable auspices,  32 members being installed at   its   inception,    after     which    supper   was  served   and a number   of   addresses  were made by local and   visiting   Odd  Fellows, the hall being crowded.    Following  are   the   officers   of the   new  lodge:  N. G., Mrs. W.S. Cook; V. G., Mrs.  I. Crawford; Rec. Sec, Walter S.  Cook; Per. Sec, William Searle; Treas.,  Isaac Crawford.  Having taken the Phoenix  Agency   for   the   famous  20th CENTURY  Phoenix Brewing Company  BINER & SONS,   Proprietors  Office and Brewery,  Banner St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  ���>-��-��������-���-��� *�� ��� ���-���-���-���-*�����  -&-���-���-���-  1  t  BRAND OF  Men's Fine  Tailored    Garments  We can now fill orders for  these goods promptly and  satisfactorily   This is undoubtedly the  best brand of clothing  made in C?nada and we  feel sure that the men of  Phoenix will appreciate it.  Clothing I  o '���xs't'a��*-'��^^^  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  Call and  Examine  and  LEAVE YOUR MEASURE.  WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of satisfied  customers. If you don't oelieve it come  and examine goods.  A Fall Line of Underwear, Shirts. Shoes, Ties.etc,  iust arrived.'    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's  Wear Exclusively. knob ..i^vK.r.'-'tio^-.x.  ��st*��^>t������  w*Wa*w*m*m#ituwsm**aaitnW*  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all  the  leading mines bought and sold.  .-���THE JEWELER:..  Knob Hill Ave,, Phoenix, B.C.  THIS IS THE TIME  to order your "supply  of" Fife  Wood,  either   for  immediate  use   or for the  future.    All orders promptly filled.  GENERAL    SANITARY    AND    SCAVENGER  WORK DONE ON SHORT NOTICE.  D. L.  City Scavenger,  TEL. No. B32.       PHOENIX, B.C.  We can save you money  on your Laundry Bill,  and do the work  promptly in First=  Class Style. .  . .  Wagon calls in   any   part   of  Phoenix  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and   Saturdays, and we make a specialty  of Short   Orders   when  desired.  'PHONE 59,   GREENWOOD.  Greenwood   Steam   Laundry  GREENWOOD, B. C.  is suited, and that  is the way it is  with each one who  b u y s  WATCHES,  RINGS, ETC.,  at this store. We  try to excel in  every thing that  makes this a popular place to buy  anything in our  line. Fine goods,  prompt attention  and     reasonable  prices attract  the       Subscribers to the Phoenix   Pioneer  can renew their subscriptions by send-  good people who ing $2 to th;s office at any time Those  buy here. 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 local bunch of ball tossers  travelled down the hill last Sunday,  and tackled the Greenwood team once  more, but they might as well have  stayed home. Most of the spectators  got tired of following the score, it being something like 17 to 8 in favor of  the Greenwood jugglers.  Many were out of town Thursday,  for, while the mines were operated,  large numbers took in the excursion  to Midway to celebrate the 24th.  Every horse in town had been engaged  for many weeks ahead. The postoffice,  bank, custom house and most of the  business places were closed.  J. A. McMaster has ordered a set of  14 Imperial band instruments from  Whaley, Royce & Co., Toronto, for the  Phoenix fire origade band. They are  expected toa-rive next week, and with  those already in town, will afford a  band of 23 pieces. The band will  supply music for the two days' celebration, to be held here July 2nd and 3rd.  Boundary Side Lights  BLACK  The city council of Grand Forks has  decided to instal a new fire Jarm system.  Last Sunday the Republic hall  tossers crossed bats with the Midway  team at the latter town.  Work was resumed this week on the  sub-station being built at Anaconda by  the West Kootenay Power & Light  Co., the differences with the laborers  having been settled.  The Franklin City stage, to operate  between Grand Forks and Franklin  camp, was started this week, affording  regular communication between the  two points. It is expected to be operated two or three times weekly.  It is now understood that tracklay-  ing west of Midway on V., V. & E.  will not be in very active operation  much before the ist of July, on account of one or two pieces of work on  the heavy grade yet to be completed.  Kenneth McKenzie was this week  sworn in as chief of police of Greenwood. Mr. McKenzie has been employed on the carpenter force at the  Greenwood smelter, having before that  occupied the same position as chief of  police.  I. E. Phar, of Grand Forks, vice-  president of District No. . 6, Western  Federation of Miners, was married  last Sunday at Spokane to Miss Ida  May Dunn, of Cleveland, Ohio. Mr.  Phar is an old employee of the Gran-  bv smelter.  Last Sunday   the   private  residence  of R. G. Sidley, at Sidley's, was burned to the ground,   with   an  estimated  loss of some $5,000,   including   $500  in cash, $1,000  in  liquors and one of J  the best libraries in this section.    The!  insurance was $300.      Fire started in  the kitchen where an emulsion of coal  oil was being made up for spraying the  chicken houses.  R. HORRELL  "Bob, the Tailor"  PHOENIX, B.C.  G.W. Rumberger  Knob Hill Ave.  ICECREAM  Fresh made  Candy  Cakes and  Bread  Draisey's   Candy  Kitchen*  PALACE MEAT MARKET  I'OMINION   *VK,  PHOENIX,  B.C.  Fresh  and   Salt  Meats.  Tei. No. vi. Fish,   Poultry  and   Oysters.  Next to Kuab Hill Cafe  First Street.  D. J.Matheson  3nsurancc Hgent.  Flit >���:.      1.1 *������������:  AND  ACCIDKNT.  1'IDKI.ITY     IIONDS,  COMMISSION Hit     I'Olt     T.VKI.VCi     AI-'F  I'l.ATK  I DAV ITS  or. ASS  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Sty?  ���iUt&m Ijtunto (��0. -Hid  E'lutiimut Aurmtr.  Anloine.Layeux, a blacksmith employed by the C. P. R. at Eholt, aged  55 years, was killed in the Eholt yards  early last week Friday morning, a locomotive running over him and cutting  him to pieces. He had been employed there for several years, and how the  accident happened is not known.    He  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  if Yoa 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 the kind that wear well and look well.  Men's Shifts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  Men S 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 before purchasiim. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Suits  Anew iot of pei -feci fitting noi folks   and   three  piece suits, st\ lish.  See our line of Ladies' W'ais.s, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Col  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' l.in,-,. Underwear, Children's  Wash I iresses.  Girls' and  m  Jars,  Hoys' waists.  The  WILLIAM HUNTER CO., LTD.  lusagi?

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