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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 27, 1905

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Array ','* I '*- V.  m  fa  i  Ki  [���'"<  [���"���:.  r  hi  "*���*.  MAY 30190*  Boundary Mines Produced $12,500,000 in  value within five years.  >W l*V   ���*"*  ****>>l-vvrt*��*rJ'J  Phoenix* is the Cmttc  and Leading Mining,  Camp of 'Boundary,  i  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  Vol. VI.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1905.  No. 39  Big Store  Something Good to Eat  Here is where you always find it.  Fruit  Hood     river: 'Straw-  -'y--^ berries' '���"'  California    Cherries!  Ripe Bananas  Oranges,    25c. Dozen,  Blood pranges50c. Doz;  Cocoauuts, etc.  Vegetables  Hot House  Lettuce  Asparagus  Rhubarb  Florida Tomatoes  Radishes  ; New Cabbage  Parsley, etc.  Twice a week shipment of fresh mountain  trout.  New laid eggs Hazelwood butter  Lake of Woods  5 RosesHour  We ha^ve just received a carload  of this famous flour that all our  customers have been asking for  We sell it at the same price as you  pay for. second rate flour of an un-  knownitranid. ^  Phone orders given prompt attention.  THE    BMG    iS'TOIZE^  *���,**&***%*#&****���  Grocery Depi.  Special Announcement.  Every.friday during the summer months  we will have one five gallon freezer of  Hazelwood Ice Cream  to sell by the pint, quart or half gallon.  Get your orders in early on Saturday  morning so as to avoid dissapointment.  Every Thursday during the trout season  we expect to have a shipment of fresh  trout from the Kootenay river. This  will be here-in time for Friday's breakfast. Try to have your orders in Thursday evenings so as to catch last delivery.  Regular shipments of Hazel-  wood Butter at 35c. per pound  till further notice.  Full line of screen doors and windows  all sizes.  TIIK BltOOKI.VN MINK.  MOTREAL & BOSTON CON.  IS NOW MARKING TIME  CHANGE TITLE  OF COMPANY  M. & B. Co. to bz Dominion  Copper Co.  Snynopsis   of   the   Plan  Reorganization.-  Boundary Mining Notes  Mines arid Smelter Close Pending Examination For the New  Financial Interests Taking Hold.  Manager Pemberton Emphatically Denies Charges Made by  .���������W./'T.- Smith, cf Greenwood.  declined to print. These charges wore  largely to the effect that there had  been great losses in the slag at the  smelter, etc. When Mr. Pemberton  was in l'hoenix Thursday, the Pioneer  man asked him about the matter.    He  Last week Tuesday the Montreal &  Boston's Brooklyn, Stemwinder and  Rawhide mines in this camp were  closed because of too great a supply of  ore at the smelter and lack of ore bin  room at both mines and smelter. ��� On  Saturday, as per orders leceived ' by j said, in effect  Manager Pemberton from New  York,' .mk. i'kmiikrton's denial.  the mines and smelter were definitely j "I saw Mr. Smith, and offered to  closed pending-an inspection by two wager him any amount that he could  mining .engineers, appointed by the not prove his charges of incompetent  new hoard of directors, and who were I management and excessive slag losses,  'understood to be on the way to Phoe-1 but he was afraid to take me up. I  nix from, the east.   ',.   . I offered  to  leave  it, to any competent  In the seven or eight months that ^metallurgist in British Columbia as to  these properties--have been shipping,  the success of oucsmel*.* practice at  they have had an output  approximating  100,000 tons ol ore that is said to  Boundary Falls, and to abide  hy  his  decision.    Mr. Smith, however, woKJd  have been some ofthe best low grade i do nothing but make claims, which he  ore sent out from this camp. As far j is in no position whatever to prove. 1  as can be learned the mining was well jdeny his allegations in toto, and defy  done under Supt. Collins, and tlie ore I him to make them good in  any way,  gave satisfactory smelter returns.    Oc-  manner or  shape,   and I propose  to  casionally   there   have   been    minor give him a chance to do it in court  troubles   with   the   furnaces   at   the  smel'er, hut it is stated they were only  such as every smelter, manager encounters at times, and they have been overcome in due time. Tbe company was  evidently making good returns for the  output made, but had not done any  development to speak ol since starting,  as finances f: r this purpose'had not  been arranged in the general upheaval  in the company's financial end in the  east, the details of which are well  known to our readers. In another  column will be found the latest in regard to the completion of the reorganization plans of the company.  W.-T. SMITH'S  CIIARfiKS.  The following was wired to coast  papers last Monday from Greenwood :  Mining circles in the Boundary are  intensely interested in the outcome of  the unexpected closedown of operations  ofthe Montreal & BostDnConsolidated.  W'.T. Smith, a heavy stockholder in the  Dominion Copper Co., which sold lo  the Consolidated, openly charges that  the action is primarily due to the smelting more than to the loss of copper  matte, and in the accounting of ihe ore  funds due shareholders ofthe Domin-!  ion under the terms of the bond. He  said :  "Net'rly a year ago the Dominion  Copper Co. entered into an agreement  with the Montreal &'Boston Consolidated for the sale of all its properties j in putting  in the Phoenix camp for $480,000, be-1 nu-rb' me  ing on the basis ol 15 cents a share on  3,200,000 shares of stock. 'Ihe purchasing company agreed to pay $ 12,000  per month and $2 per ton on all the  ore shipped from the 1'hoeivx mines  to be settled for every thirty days, and  the proceeds to be applied on th-.:  bond. So far only $96,000 have been  paid and no settlement bad been made  for some 50,000 tons of ore shipped  during the past yo days. In other  words, the Dominion shareholders are  entitled to the distribution of $100,000.  "I have no fault to find with the  management of the mines. Under  Superintendent George M. Collins they  have been placed in splendid position  for shipment. The close down was inevitable through ihe causes slated."  Mr. Smith -also made serious charges  against H. T. Pemberton, the manager,  it is said, but which the  coast  papers  "Any of the smelter men in tie  Boundary know just what we are doing  and the success of our smelting operations is well understood. Everything  is checked up closely, and Manager  Keffer, of the B. C. Copper Co,, which  handles our matte in their converter,  knows,'too. It is a fact, t'lat can  easily be proved, that our slag losses  are as low or lower than any smelter in  the Boundary. As to the financial  matters, referred to by.-Mr. Smith, that  is something that the head officers in  the east have charge of. The close  down was not due to any trouble in  smelting or mining practice."  Asked about the resumption of  operations, Mr. Pemberton said :  "The engineers from the easUhould  ! be here any da> now,  and   I  see  no  reason   why the   mines   and   smelter  should not be in full   operation   again  within the ne*a two or three weeks."  In New York the new plan for the  re rgani'/atio 1 of Montreal & Boston  Consolidated has been made public,  and ihe Wall Street Journal gives the  following synopsis ofthe mattter :  '���The new company will be known  as the Dominion Copper Company: it  will have 2,600,000 shares of stock par  $1, and $700,000 bonds, in lien ofthe  old capitalisation of 1,300,000 shares,  par $5.  "Of the 2,600,000 shares of new  stock, 1,000,000 go to the stockholders,  1,400,000 go as a Lonus with the  $700,000 bonds, and 200,000 shares  go for reorganization exoenses and as a  bonus to Munroe & Muuroe creditors.  As these creditors hold 310,000 shares  of stock they secure 1 )A shares of new  stock for each share of old.  "The new bond issue of $700,000  is all underwritten, 'MacKen/ue &  Mann, the original owners of the Do  minion Copper company, having  underwritten $300,000 of the new  bonds. They will be offered to stockholders a| 90. Underwriters get them  10 per cent less.  "The new company will start off  with its properties fully paid for and  about $250,000 cash in the treasury.  "Smelting operations have been ordered suspen led while the smelter capacity is being increased from two to  four furnaces, which will give it a capacity of "1000 tons per day. A converter plant will also be installed.  Mining'operations will be continued so  as to be prepared to furnish the smelter with 1006 tons o( ore per day when  smelting ' operations are resumed in  about a month.  "The property will have an entire  change of management.''  It will be noted that- the name of  the company is to be the Dominion  Copper Co., Ltd., thetitle of the old  corporation organized in 1899 by Mackenzie, Mann & Co. If this report is  correct, it probably means that the  Montreal & Boston Consolidated has  no provision in its charter for permitting the company to issue bonds, and  to overcome this it has been agreed  between the parties in chief interest  1 hat the old charter and name of the  Dominion Copper Co." shall be' used.  W. YOLEN WILLIAMS  IN. PHOENIX AGAIN  The Preston, a promising claim near  the Crescent, has been secured by  Alex Miller.  It is expected that machinery will be  installed on the Eikhorn soon and de  vclopment resumed.  The employee** of the  Montieal &*  Boston  Consolidated were paid offon  r Thursday of this week.  All free miner's licenses must be renewed by the last day of this month.  All interested should make a note of  thk  Tests on the Hartford group are reported to be satisfactory, but it has  been decided not to do any work  there for the present.  Diamond drilling operations are being started on the H'ollard group on  Fourth of July creek, for. the thorough  prospecting of those properties.  Some of the cars of the dump ore  from the Stemwinder mine, shipped by  the Dominion Copper Co. recently to  the Trail smelter, are reported to have  given surprisingly good values. Although no details are given out now, it  is said that some of the ore gave from  $25 to $50 per ton in all values.  Manager Shallenbergerstarted seven  men at work on his Don Pedro, 111  Skylark camp, one of the group owned  by the Chicago British Columbi.i  Mining Co. The present 73 foot shaft  will be deepened, some drifting done  and ore taken ouf for shipment to the  smelter.     A whim is being put in.  On the Crescent, in Skylark camp,  splendid ore is being taken out, and it  is estimated that about $ro,ooo worth  of ore, running from $100 to $200 per  ton, is now on the dump. The wagon  road to connect with the Great Northern railway, which runs across the  company's property, will be taken in  hand shortly.  For sometime the Skylark people  have been devoting most ol the work  to development, with the most gratifying results. This week, however.Two  cars of ore were sent out, one of high  grade to the Nelson smelter and another of lower grade rock to the Granby smelter. Shipments are h'kely 10 be  more frequent from now on.  A distance of 470 feet has been attained in the long-tunnel on the Belts  and Hesperus, which was started in  February. The foot wall is expected  to be reached at 500 feet, tapping the  ore body at a depth of 225 feet. Itis  the intention to build a 1500 foot tramway to connect with the Great Northern track when shipments are begun.  A meeting of the directors of the  Providence Mining Co. was held  Thursday in Greenwood, and W.-T;  Hunter was chosen to succeed H. V. |  Fuller as secretary of the corporation.  Foreman Dermody submitted a report,  recommending the installation of an  air compressing plant, with another 90  h. p. boiler. President Madden, of  Chicago, and directors Fitzgerald,  Heeney and Scully, of the same place,  were presenr, as well as directors Macy,  Peet and Fuller.  X  4 <4*&4**^**��***-4^*-******  I   GREAT  Is the Postal System of  the Dominion.  On   Apiil   22,   1905,   the  Pioneer printed the following ���  ''Hert* art* a few facts: t,  "Lust Paliirday the PioncPr whs ��  mailed promptly its usual. It <li>l t-  not rem-h its )"����� no list o' Green- 2  worn! siiliEi'rlhcrs till the Wednee- �����  day following���four days ln'er.  ���'bast Pftturdav the (iipptiwood  Times was* mailed iih nmnl hut did  not rpuch Phoenix till ���A'cdnesday  ���also four dave Iflt'T. '  "GrPPiiwooil is live miles distant  from Phoeuix by wuiron road���an  hour's wnlk or half an hour's  drive. By rail it ib distant 18 miles  via C. P. R.  "There are three stages every  day in the year operated between  Phoenix and Greenwood.  "A   package could have  been  4  sent  to  Seattle and   returned��� J  r- round trip, about 1,000 miles���in J  i[ the time the above mail spent on  Z  $* the  way   between   Phoenix and *i  Greenwood, distance IS miles.  "The above is referred to the attention of all those interested, in-  j* eluding Sir Wm. Mulock,   post-  I [ master-general; J. R. Greenfield.  II inspector at Vancouver, etc."  j i      The issue of the Pioneer dated  < | May 20th, and mailed here  the j \  J J same day, did not reach  Green- (\  * wood till Thursday or Friday of  this week, fi\ e days later.  The Greenwood Times of May  19th, did not reach Phoenix for  six days after publication.  Once again we refer this matter to those interested at Ottawa  and Vancouver, and shall send  them marked copies "of this  issue under letter postage.  If such a miserable-apology for  a mail service, whenever)'facility  exists fo, prompt service, is not  a disgrace to the Hon. William  Mulock and all of his long line  of deputies, inspectors, postal  clerks and what not, will some  one tell us what is?  IS  ��  i  I  *&4W-aW<**********#**4*4<4+  j    LOCAL JOTTINGS    j  R. H. Karatofsky, proprietor of the  Royal billiard parlors, now expects to  have his bowling alley ready for use in  two weeks, after many delays in getting  ihe building enlarged.  \V. D. Willson, of Rossland, whose  special business is the moving of  houses and buildings generally, came  in last Saturday, and is now occupied  the Stockholm hotel, for  Stemwinder, on its new  foundations adjoining the Hotel Balmoral.  The Cosgrove broth ers���Patrick H.,  Barney T., and John���with Mrs. P. H.  Cosgrove, returned this week from a  six weeks' trip to Buckingham, Quebec,  where they were called by the serious  illness of their mother. They fortunately arrived there live days before her  passing away.  G. L. Woodard, started Thursday  with six and four horse learns to take  some r'ils and other construction out-  lit to the Burns & Jordan railway  camp near Oroville, where this well  known firm have a contract for driving  a railway tunnel some 1,100 feet for  the Great Northern.  Ronald MacColl, son of Rev. 1*. C.  XV. MacColl, was pinched between a  couple of ore cars last Saturday morning on the No. 1 level of the Knob  Mill mine, and was unfortunate enough  to have his collar bone and one rib  broken. Me is getting along nicely,  but will be laid up for some time.  Makes Visit After European  Travels.  William Yolen Williams, who resign  ed as superintendent of Ihe Granby  mines on July ist of last year, arrived  in camp last Tuesday, leaving the next  day by th"* Hedley stage for. Copper  mountain in the Similkameen, where  he   will   look after some mining inter  O. H. Becker, of Nelson, who looks  after C.P.R. freight matters in Kootenay and Yale, and incidentally hustles  for new business ;;t competitive points,  was in the city yesterday.  Mr. Williams received a warm welcome from his host of friends in Phoenix, which place he says seems more  like home to him than any place he  has visited in the last ten months.  His health is fully recovered, and he  never looked better in his life. Evidently continental diversions agree with  him.  After visiting his native home at  Bryn Pistyll, Pontbrythallt, Llanrug,  Carnarvonshire, North Wales, where he  had tbe sad duty of assisting in burying  an elder brother during the past winter, Mr. Williams spent a couple of  months in Europe. "It was his original  intention to visit the Rio Tin to copper  mines in Spain, but his plans were  changed. Among other places he  went to Paris, Lyons, Marseilles,  Genoa, Pisa, Rome, Naples, Pompei',  etc., not to speak of the most famous  gambling place in  the  world,   Monte  Carlo.  Mr. Williams noted with pleasure  the improvements at the Granby mines  since he left, which he had been instrumental in bringing up to the stage  where they produced some 2,000 tons  of ore daily. He was kept busy most  of the time while here in shaking  bands with the hundreds of personal  friends in Phoenix. John Rogers  accompanied him to the Similkameen.  Latest Prices in Metels.  Nkw Yobk���Copper, electrolytic, $15.i  00@**15.25; Ink**, $15.00�� 15.25  Bar Silver, 59M  Lead, J4.50 at $4.00.  Fernie Miners' Agreement.  The referendum vote taken hy the  miners at the three colleries on the  proposed agreement between the committee of the United Mine Workers of  America and the C. P.N. Coal Co. re  suited in the agreement being sustained  by a large majority. The vote was  430 for and 40 against. This, Joes  not represent a large vot", as many of  the foreign miners were attending  lodge meetings and did not vote. These  are nearly all in favor of the agreement.  The new agreement is to hold until  April 1, 1907, and is practically a: the  same wages as the old one. A few  minor changes in other parts ofthe old  agreement have been made.  D. C. Beach returned from Christina lake Tuesday where he has been  having his ranch of 160 acres surveyed.  The semi-annual statutory meeting  of the board of license commissioners  for the Boundary Creek district, will be  held at Grand Forks on June 15th, for  granting renewals and new licenses in  this section outside of 'municipal corporations. Applicants should attend  to the matter before the ist ofthe  month, as required bv law. 1>. J.  Darraugh, of Eholt, is the chief license  inspector.  &<><��^-&<&-&<t>&*&-+<>~+^-*^<9^s--*--&-&-9--��'<��- >*��**>-0**^*��**> *���>���*��>$  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. t  "lie following table-"fives the ore shipments of Iloumtarv mine-*   for 1900,   for it*,ci io* X  kjq'Z for 1903 for 1904. ����d 1905, as reported to the l'hoenix Pioneer��� ���  Mink. cams*.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  B. C. Copper Co.  Mother Lode Deadwood  ��� Montreal & Boston Con.  Brooklyn-Sterawiiider Phoenix  Rawhide .....Phoenix  Sunset Dead wood  Mountain Rose Summit  A thelstni.-Jackpot Wellington  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stemwinderd'mp..Phoenix  Morrison Deadwood  B C. Mine Summit  K.Bell Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. J7 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  No. 7 Mine Central  City of Palis While's  Jewel Long Lake  Carmi West Vork  Providence Providence  Eikhorn Providence  Skylark Skylark  1900  64.553  297  !���>*! I->02  23'."��   3t-9.S5s  1,731       20.SOO  1903  393.718  71,212  50-10     99.031   I41.3**-0   13-5,079   174.293     6M4.1  S02  1,200  550  150  '9,494  47.405     650  1,076  ',J5o  1,040  S75  7,455  15.731  5.046  ��� 50  3 339  14,3"  '9.305  500  8,53"  22,937  '5.537  tfi  7S5  a 435  SJ5  665  2,000  350  482  Syo  219  993  400  A I.c.st Chuiicc   ^ K. P. U. Mine   Hay   Kuby   Republic   Miscellaneous,...   Skylark   Skylaik   Skylnrk  ..Boundary Vails  ..Uountlary Fulls  3^3'J       3.450  3-'5  500  75��  Total, tons   Smelter treatment���  (iranby ('o...._   B. C. Copper Co   Moultoiil & Boston Con   Total rciluceil   oo.ooo   39o,Soo   506,S16   690.410   Ssy.SoS   37rf.;t> 1  02.3S7  230,828  I17,6ll  312,140  148,600  ',c:.9-'i  162.913  132570  ^it.jy. 2.;-) '.'>i  21c. .(..-*4 70,7'--'  30.^30      .-143.1  62,389   34s.439   4!*J.94*'>   697,4)14   Sj7,(V>*��   3^7,069    lc.  .���**"&  ���'&.*&  i:i  <*L  I  ���Hi  yt-l  ���*>���-��i-**4B^ :V THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  People Notice the Difference  when they change from some ordinary tea to  There's something about Blue Ribbon that noother tea has. That "soniethiug"  is just juality, put there by methods of manufacturing and blending the most  perfect yet devised. Try the red label and judge for yourself.  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ISaDEO OK SATURDAYS BY TRK  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT FHOBNIZ, B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Managcr.  -i-.i.^i.^.... 1 Business office No. 14.  Telephone* j MM,Ker>, residence, No. 15.  ���OBSCJUFTIONS lit ADVANCE.  FerYnr - ���*>���<��  Sis: Months...���  '-'5  If vou are not a subscnber to this paper, this  Is An invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnishes, an application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one month's  a lv��rt sine.  what will make the V.V. & ]<*. a mere  feeder to the Great Northern, in due  time, rather than the main railway  artery, if the concessions asked for by  Mr. Hill are turned down eventually at  Ottawa.  <UNIQn��  '9 ��S  MAY.  190S  Ski. Nta.  Tut.. Wad.  Thu. Fr..  Sit.  1  2       3  4      5  6  7      8  9 10  TI      12  13  14 is  16 17  l8      19  20  21    22  23 24  25      26  27  28   29  3�� 3i  0  Recently the Tribune took occasion  to criticise the Trout Lake Topic.the  Grand Forks Gazette and the Phoenix  Pioneer, because these papers stated  that they believed that the Nelson  citizens' resolutions re the Sal mo Mongolian affair were made by politicians  and largely for political effect. John  Houston, a noted opponent of the  government���a man, who in the language of the children, took his dolls  and went home, when he could not  secure a position in the McBride cabinet���was a moving spirit in that meeting. F. J. Deane, editor ofthe Nelson  News, the best daily ever published in  the interior of the province, but a dyed  in the wool Liberal, was another member of that meeting. Mr. Deane has  lost no occasion in the past to criticize  the McBride government, and he did  not let this one go by.  JOHN HOUSTON'S IDIOCYNCRACIES.  Probably no man in the Kootenays  is better known than John Houston,  mayor of the city of Nelson and editor  of the Nelson Tribune. He is what  might be termed a strenuous as well as  a practical politician, and he is no less  strenuous and practical as an editor.  In either work he hits out from the  shoulder, and all he seems to care is  that there may be heads to hit, whether  he strikes the right ones or not. Frequently it happens that he barks up  the wrong tree, using columns of type  to bolster up his specious arguments.  But in any event, there is no misunderstanding his position���till he takes a  notion to change tactics.  - Editor Houston's latest effort of  moment is in favor of the C.P.R. and  against the V.V. & E. railway, the line  that is now endeavoring to secure the  right to build into the Similkameen  and on to the coast in its own way and  without subsidy or land grant of any  kind. The able argument ol Duncan  Ross, the member for Yale-Cariboo at  Ottawa, which was recently made before the railway committee and published, is severely criticised and an  attempt made by Mr. Houston to  prove its fallacy, but with little success.  With an elaborate lot of per mile tonnages on ore, coke, etc., the Tribune  man shows to his own satisfaction, at  least, if not to that of others, that the  policy advocated by Mr. Rots and endorsed by thousands in southern British Columbia, would tend to depopulate the towns of this section.  The resolutions slated the government for its action in the Salmo mat  ter, and we held, as did the other  papers referred to, that this was entirely  uncalled for. For thus holding, these  papers were in turn slated by the great  and only Tribune editor, and comparisons drawn as to what would happen  if Chinese and Japanese were employed in the mines or smelters ofthe  Boundary.  I B;C MINING  Comnibr* reports have it that the  Marysville smelter will be in operation  oh or about June ist.  According to the Fernie Ledge the  Great Northern railway intends' to  eiect a smelter in some of the Crow  towns, and its location means great  prosperity to the town in which it is  situated.  One of the late companies formed  to operate in the oil fields of Southeast Kootenay,is the Southeast British  Columbia Land & Oil Company. It  has a capital stock of $375,000, and  the head office is at The Dalles, Ore.  The Kootenay Ore Company's zinc  plant, situated on Kaslo Bay, is now in  operation and working smoothly. Its  capacity at present is about 60 tons  per day, but the building is designed  to enable the capacity to be largely  increased. Results so far averaged in  production of over 50 per cent, of zinc  from ores treated.  Kootenay Engineering' WorRs  NELSON, B. C  Founders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  ������;''���'"���'���������'���'"ManuficturerB for the CiiAWFOim Uoubi.e Ropk Akbiai. Tuamway Svstem, Limitkd. _  1 mmi M��.|.inerv Ore Cars' Buckets, Tanks, ete.   Iron and Brass Castings.   A larf-e and ooinpleto stock  ���   Mining ami Mill Mac.   to, ���� V1^ h ��� ,_   p������eve F|a���BM, etc., made to order on short notice*.   All  breast; anlftir SushedSo'igh without delay/ Estimates for all classes of work furnished upon apph-  c��tiorU^eVaTaUemioir^ven"to mail ordeis.   Scrap Iron bon��ht by the carload.  office and works. B. C. TRAVIS, Manager,  Foot of Park Street.        , . .. ���     .���������������,..     ���      '  P. 0. Box 41-3,  Nelson, B. C.  O   -O  The opinions of the editors of the  three weeklies on the Mongolian question are well known in their respective  communities; one and all they have no  sympathy with the introduction of this  class of labor into British Columbia  anywhere. Neither do they believe in  dragging politics into it when a foolish  mill manager at Salmo makes the attempt. It is a time worn saying that  actions count more than words.  Neither the editor of the Trout Lake  Topic, nor that of the Grand Forks  Gazette nor of the Phoenix Pioneer  employs Chinese around bis office or  home, either in setting type, cutting  wood, gardening or at anything else.'  We hope the editor of ihe Nelson Tribune can say as much.  PROVINCIAL.  About 600 men are working near  Michel, and the town has but one  hotel.  The Fernie Ledge announces that  it has been boycotted by Mayor Stork  of that city.  T. H. Atkinson, of Ymir, was cleared of the charge of arson at the Nelson assizes last week.  Rossland is to ne the next meeting  place of the Presbyterian synod for  British Columbia and Alberta.  A. B. Grace, editor and publisher of  the Fort Steele Prospector, will publish his paper at Cranbrook after the  end of the present month.  An Open Letter.  From the Chaplin, S. C, News:  Earl)' in the spring my wife and I were  taken with diarrhoea and so severe  were the pains that we called a physician who prescribed for us, but his  medicines failed to give relief. A  friend who had a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy on hand gave each of us a  dose and we at once fell the effects. I  procured a bottle and before using the  entire contents we were eniirely cured.  It is a wonderful remedy and should  be found in every household. H. C.  Bailey, Editor. Tin's remedy is for  sale by all druggists.  '  If you want the old folks back east  to know all about ihe Boundary, send  them the Phoenix Pioneer for a year  at a cost of only $2.  ��� Proved in Mount- Forest.  Every doctor in this town tried his  best to relieve Mrs. J. Withom of  Asthma; none succeeded. "For years;"  she states, "I was a dreadful sufferer;  nothing gave relief. At times I found  it necessary to have all the doors and  windows open to get my breath. When  in despair I heard of "Catarrhozone."  I used it and now am perfectly cured."  This proves beyond dqubUthat any  case of asthma is curable with Catarrh  ozone. No remedy so pleasant, none  so absolutely ceriain, to thoroughly  cure; try "Catarrhozone" yourself; it's  guaranteed.  Found a Core (or Indigeslfon.  I use Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver .Tablets for indigestion and find  that they suit my case better than any  dyspepsia remedy I have ever tried  and I have used many different remedies. I am nearly fifty-one years of  age and have suffered a great deal from  indigestion. I can eat almost anything I want to now.���Geo. W.Emory,  Rock Mills, Ala. For 'sale by all  druggists.  A hitch has come up in the negotiations for the merger of the Snow-  shoe mine with large Rossland proper  ties, but there is a strong belief  prevalent that the consolidation will  yet be consummated.  As   is   well   known,   the   Pioneer  opposed the election of Mr. Ross, but  it is only fair to say that Mr.  Ross is  certainly doing excellent work at Ottawa so far, and we believe in giving  him credit for it.    Mr, Ross has made  a study of getting railway competition"  into the Boundary and  Similkameen  for six or eight years, and no one is  ���better acquainted with the subject than  he���not even  the editor of the Tribune.     The policy that Mr. Ross advocates does not tend to depopulate  this country,  but to build it up.    As  between Mr. Ross and Mr.  Houston,  there can be no doubt us to who under  stands the question best.  Staie or Ohio, City of Toledo, j  Lucas Countv I "���  Frank J. Cheney makes oat '��� that he is senior  pnrtiicrol the firm ofl*. J. Cheney b Co , doing  business in the city olTolci o, Counly and Slate  aforesaid, and Hint said firm will pay (he sum oi  ONK HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every  case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of  Hall's Catarrh Cure. FRANK J (iHEMSV  Sworn to before me nnd subscribed iu my pres.  ence.thls6thdavof December. A.D ,1886.  (SRAM Notary Public.  ��� l     ..      ���,i:������ Kai ���.������., tUa lm��  I    Hall's Catarrh Cure i�� taken internally, aud  th.it without reading between the lines. |acl.d,rect,yOII the Mood and mucous sur-iacea or  _ ,. , :,.  ������,,���;���   ��*,.,<��� c.,/4,   thesyatem.   Send for leslinionials free.  One thing, also, is certain, that such        > k.j.ciieni-y&co., Toledo, o.  work as the Tribune man is doing is I j$*&iwlvX��li?rm^ror constipation.  While the 'J ribune states that its  argument is not in favor of the C.P.R.  or any other railway, such a statement,  on its face, is useless. His'j seven  column article tells its own story,  and  Montreal & Boston Consolidated  having ceased operations during the  past week pending examination by  engineer.*-, is occupying the centre of'  the stage for a time. The reorganization is expected to make it one of the  strongest companies operating in the  Boundary. It has the ore, it can get  the men, and it will have the money,  too.  H. Mortimer-Lamb, a resident of  this province for years, and formerly  editor ol the British Columbia Mining  Record, has accepted the position of  editor of the Canadian Mining Review,  published at Montreal, in succession  to the late B. A. T. Bell. Mr. Lamb  did much good work on the B. C.  Mining Record, and it should be a  good thing to have a man on the Mining Review who is thoroughly familiar  wi'h the mining conditions of this lar  western province.  The Root of Neuralgic Headache  Is an irritable condition of the  nerves caused by cold. Relief comes  quickly from Nerviline, the great pain  reliever of today. "I consider Nerviline a magical remedy for neuralgia,"  writes Mrs. E. G. Harris, of Baltimore.  ''But I never worry if Nerviline is in  the house. A few applications never  yet failed to kill the pain. I can also  recommendv Nerviline for stiffness,  rheumatism and muscular pains." In  use nearly fifty years; try Netviline  yourself.  Reward of Virtue.  Frank Oliver was once a poor 'editor, and now look where he is in this  broad Dominion. Frank has climbed  from the ink barrel to a seat near, the  sack in Ottawa by being honest. He  would use language occasionally that is  considered profane, but as far as we  can learn he never stole anything.except a little sleep, and a few ideas from  other papers. We like to see an honest  man get a show in Canada even if he  is a Grit, and we expect Frank will  make them all sit up in Ottawa.���Fernie Ledge. ���  Her Skin Was Yellow.  . "I had only to try Dr. Hamilton's  Pills to appreciate their merit" writes  Miss Annie S. Bryce; of Woodstock:  "My system was out of order. My  blood was weak and thin. I had a  nasty, murky complexion. My skin  was hard and dry. The first box of  Dr. Hamilton's Pills made a complete  change. I felt better at once. Healthy  color came into my face. In about  three weeks I was cured." Dr. Hamilton's Pills effect an easy cure. Try  these good pills, 25c. per box, or five  boxes for $1.00, at all dealers.  Cariboo's First Vehicle.  A vehicle odd and ancient, the first  to reach the Cariboo gold diggings  before the wagon road was completed  in 1869, and which was at that time a  matter of much curiosity to the miners,  has been dug up on the Royston Australian ranch at Alexander, B.C., and  will be on exhibition at the Dominion  Fair to be held at New Westminster  from Sept. 27 to Oct. 7. The vehicle  was the invention of Mr. Royston.  who, with the assisiaivje of Mr. Olson,  propelled it into Qucsnell loaded with  supplies. It has but one wheel, in the  center, and is operated by two men at  a pair of handles, each on either end.  It was peculiarly adapted to getting  over the rough country in the days of  its service.  In Tbe Supreme Court of British Columbia.  IN   THK   MATTKK.  <f Hie Kestate  of Jolm  Kuiiilquist deceased. ���  NOTICK IS HKRKDV CIVKV that on the' i;th  day of May. 1905.it was ordered by M . Justice  Martin that A. C Sulton beadm iistralor of all  aiidsingular the estate of John Ruudqui.se, late of  I hoeuix, B.C., ( ec?r,sed iitlesta'e,  F.vcrj- person indebted to the deceased is inquired to make payment forthwith to the under  signed aud every person having in possession  elTects belonging 10 the deceased . is required  forthwith to notify the undersigned. ' Kvery  creditor or oilier person having any claim upon  or interest iu the dislr.biiii 11 of lite estate ofthe  said deceased is required before tlie 26U1 day of  tune. 1905, to se d Iry registered lettei addressed  to the undersigned his uanicand address and full  particulars of his claim or interest, and'u statement of hisaccountand tlie nature of the security  (if anj) held by him.  After the said 261I1 day of Jiti.e the adininislra-'  tor ivill proceed with the distribution of the es-  tute, having regard to those claims only of which  he shall then have had notice.       1.,  Dated at Grand l-'orks, B.C., the 19th May, 1905  '  ''A. C. SUTTON,  '    Official Admin-armor; Grand Forks, B C  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  Court of Reivsion.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HERVBY GIVES that the first  annual sitting of the Court of Revision forthe  purpose of hearing all <-om plain Is against the  assessment for the year 1905 as made by the Assessor of the City of Phoenix. I) C , will be held  iu the City Omc, Phoenix, R. C , ��� n Thursday,  Ihe 22nd day A June A.D.1905,31 zp.in.o*. lock.  D. J.1 MATH I-SON,  City Clerk.  City 0ll.ee, Phoenix, B.C.,  May 1 jilt  1905-  Phoenix Livery Stable  William Matheson. Prop.  PuArvfliinff Nf-w <^ria��es  and  OTHER  rigs  EYeiyiHIHg HCW.HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL  '~m~m~mmmmm~^HUNDRED CORDS OF DRY  WOOD  ,'. Delivered to any part of the city] I  EntireOutfit New and Up-to-date.    A share of the public' I  patronage solicited.    'Phone 37.  ! ' DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, 11. C.  0**&-*4****4*******^^  fltftQ  P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, 11.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, 11. C.  C.   Wholesale aid tail tal Merchants.  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  ;, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.    ���  FISH, OYSTERS' AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  -ey-et-i-ar-my-t  DRINK  i  ...    Made fiom the BEST MALT and   PUREST  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for quality.    Ask for PHOENIX  BEER  and   insist        '  on having it  J. MUELLER, Proprietor.  Standard Ave. and Banner St.    ,     ,-:-!'' ���       PHOENIX, B.C.  ���-��-���*�� re �����V��� mym ���-���-���-���-9-  Hospital Donations  List of Donations received  since Jar.  11st, 1905, to the Phoenix General, Hospital :���   ..' .':���'''.'���'  A piiiiciMnaik lien-_  iB a reminder that voisr subscription to this paper is  now past dim, and the pub-,  lislier will appreciate your  prompt attention.      g3aT"  C0t��IAN_ COLLEGE.  ���.: 'Founded 1802���Incorporated 1803.  KEW..WE-JTMINSTER. B.C..  '"..-.���Provides a Chrutisin liome for students ot' both sexes tit moderate rul-Wi.  Has a preparatory class for. jinior students, iloinu grade public si'liool work.  Does hi|;l> school work, confers all hinli  school privilege*?, and prepares for teachers'examinations.   Teaches all branches  of a Practical BilBiness Course ami idvcs   J��?Lh!  t..   , ,.,. ,.,        .     ,       .. \ waterii  Diploma*".   Gives a liliernl educntion tit  its Colleginto Course nnd in the badien'  Course for M.'E.L, and M.L.A In Utii-!  veraity work, can take students tlirouifli j  the complete Arts Course, und the degree of B.A. I'lin be obtained from Tor-  onfo Univeicity, which the college is in  lut affiliation.  For fuller-information ami terniB write  Rev. W J. Sipperell, B.A., B.I), Principal ;or Rev. .1, I'. U-nvoll. Uiiriar.  Cash $io    R.  loirell  Cas-h $25    J. U. Macaulny  Cash J5    A. F.Berrv  Book Case   ...;.A. K. II  Clark  Bed Linen,4doz.. ..He  npilnl r.iidi  ;s' Aid  Cash $50...-.    K T  . Bank  Cash jio ;'. .....  ......Jas McCreath  Cash $25  t'enail  an Rand Drill Co.  Spritifc Cot........   Staple Syrup...... ....;...........   A.E  . Hood   A  Prlt-iid  Latest Mining   Stock  Quotations  -'AtiKKD.  bid'  American Boy        -       *A  ��  Ben llur ....  .'. ;  2  .  Black Tail /���.....<������.....   ....     .3  2 ���  B. C. Copper    $750  Jo 40  Canadian Gold Fields...;.........  ....       . AH  3  Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)..  a .  Center Star...   25  ���   wo  Crow's Nest Pass Coal.....   Denoro Mines   Fairvieu ......'..;   3  .   .J."  Fisher Maiden ,.:..;....'   3  2  fj iailt ...: :. :    :'.    2  1  GranbyConsolidated.......:   .... $6 00  *5Se  International Coal..-   25  *Z  Juno   5  4  Mornlnif Ulory   1   '���  Mountain Lion-  .  8  SH  Montreat & Boston   ..;.**! 50  Jl oo  North Star, (K. K.)   2  I  Payne   i%  a  Quilp   K  8  Rambler-Cariboo J  ....   .    .17  ���4  San Poll ;...   2'<  ���->��  Sullivan   9  7  St Kuceue   50  45  TomThutiil                2  1  War Kagle Consolidated.........  12  10  Waterloo (Ass  Paid)   I'A  1  .  White Bear   3S4  J  WANTED -MEN AND WOMBN WITH  comn.on���'���(.');o(>^ cfiueriiio... (hut uro [ir d o'.  \rorkinjr for tin...)! vva^'cs. to qualify aa uularlec  al writers or Mi'm-.c'iru writers tl-rouirft oui  inr.true!!i-n by mail ViIcuk low; ternis easy: lie  books to huy. bvru. for circular, (���tatine wlien  vou Raw tliis ad and wl-.iuli position ymi witti!  .VTPilNA riONAI-    CoKRU-JPtiMOKNCU   t>CIIOOL��  ������f.'iTtOt'.   I*  jQB ERINTING,  y'''-     job printing;  fOB PRINTING.  We do the kind you've always been in  .' ^search of���and do it right.  Pioneer Pub. Co., }-'��������� Phoenix, B..C  J. 1 ICAEAi  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.,  ss*         PHOENIX, BG.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the  "I.n* d Registry Act," and  in Ihe matter ofthe title to Lot 10, Block   17.  Map Oo, Old Ironsides Addition to the Cily of  l'hoenix,in the Province of British Columbia.  WIIHRKAS the ccrtiScatc of t'tle or Join; Alexander Murray, being certificate of title numbered  447ita to thenbo\e hereditaments, linsbeen lost or  destroyed and application has been  made to me  for a duplicate thereof;  NOTICK IS III' ���l{HV GIVKM IliHta duplicate  certificate ol title to the above hereditament* will  be issued nt the expiration uf one mouth fiom  dnte hereof unless in the mr.'.utime valid ohjec.  lion to the contr-jrv is made t. me ti< writing.  W   II. HOMONIiS,  nislrlcl lleglsttar 'of Titles,  r.nnd Registry   Office,   Kamloops, II   C, April  28, 1405:  D.-J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE-AGENT,   '  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner for tnkiiig'AI'ntli'vliH.  Phoenix, E.,  GEORGE-GIBSON  SHAVING PARLOUS  and BATHROOM.  Hotel Balmoral ..  Cor. First & Knob Hill Ave.   1 HOF.NIX, B. C.  KingEdwarci Lodge, No.36  ,. A. F. ami A. M.  KeuiilarcoiniminlcatloiiBp. m ^c  oncl Thursday orcach month '  Hiuerttent lueetliiRK ascalled;Ma*oiiic  Hall, Mcllule Block.  ���..II1LUKR,  Secretary.  Ol'O. I'.I'KV,  W.ji.  I..Q.O. F.  SNOWSIIOl' i.oik;i>t>-o.<  Mcels every Monday l'vcniug at Hardy Hull  VisilliiK iiri-thrni cordially Invited.  A. !>. WilllMiison. N. (;.  Uko. R. Mhaii, Rrc.Scc'y.  Win. Di-tuhny, I'cr. I'in..Secy  Phoenix Ami  NO. 158.  .flcetinys on Friday  al S 3��p.m., Miners'  Union Hall.  ..-Visiting,.brcthirii  cordially invited.  DAN' DOCKS'!'I'AIIKK.'frit.   M.ll  ROY. Secv  OREGON  Line  and union Pacific  Announce Rale lo Porl-  land fair  l**rdin;S[)bkanci $14.95 ���irouild trip;'  good 30 daysf I'arty of teii or more  on one ticket, $11.20, limit 10 days.  Tickets on sale .Ma^ao trJOctoher 15.  In addition d^ci^iqri'T daylight coach  excursions will be Yuri at lessf than one  fare for round trip. Full particu ars at  .   .    0. R.;&*. N. QFIrJCIv  430   1'IVf.RSIOE AVE.,  ;;���: ;.SPOKANE, :>VASII,-r  -���>��*���.'  '*'-;  ����\ffeJivShort Line  For furtlier "information.ins to rates, tintc V  trains,equipment,etc.,address  . ''':i  G��0. J.MOUM-tk.Ocncial Agent, \  Kiverside Ave,.Spokane. W��"*li  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  ,   ,,,-.   ,.^....AJJ^Work. ("uarantcpa.  Imported Goods.  FINE .BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE   TO   ORDER.  PRACTICAL  v.MINERJj'   A Nt) PfcOS  '���} PECTORS'SHOES  A   SPECIALTY.  Shop   mi    Pninmion A vomit:.  Average Prices ot Copper.  ���New York���  Electrolytic.                I.n  ke.  Month.       .  11104    1005      l'.IOJ  If/05  Jiimnirv.. ..12-U'l .15.05   l'.*.5*>.)  15 i:il>  Fi*liriiarv... 12.0(1:1 15.010 1:* 245  15.1:58  MiiiTh 12.2118 15.2118 12 250  15 :!50 :  April 12.1(22 14.1118 13.12(1  15.010  Mav 12.758      1.1000  linn* 12.2(10 12.8IMI  lnlv 12270      [2 500  AiiiuiHt I2..M2      12 4(18  **eiiti'!iil>(*r.. 12.4114     12.020  October 120114      i:{.117  .....  Novumher ..14.28:1     14.455  I'ui't-mliur . . 14.000     14,850  ������������-���  Year  .12.820  12.111)0'  And Boundary Mining Journal  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gfold-copper camp in the Dominion of Canada.  In five years more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined and  smelted here, with a valuation of over $12,500,000. And the industry is  only in its infancy.  The greatest mines of the Boundary are at Phoenix���not one or five  miles distant, but in front of, behind and beneath the Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the'mines and smelters ofthe Boundary.  s%  The  Pioneer  is  worth  #10 per  year���but  it costs  only $2,'  if the  coin comes with the order,  payable to the ���  W. B. WILLCOX, Manager. *^  mmm��Mijm)jtuiiMiii.is^^  Make all  orders  Phoenix, British Columbia  iimiMWumiiiiSiiiiaiaMa  tisssBsssnasssBmrtsas  33RJ5HSSBSSS28  mmmrMiiwiM  wmwmmiisi  ssxn.in.mmu.  sassnjffljs  ����*��T��****iB*MiI����imiMM  KW.WbMfMWiMm&mx&tmsmimvwhim.  mm  u  I  is  vt^j-   *- T.I- r   ^^JL*.   ^    , ** 1'   v.'H1  '   1  'I     (  ���ir  "W  ii-    *1  \=A**"* 1 f     %     *        ������ ���v  rif  nrv^!TJk!  . il 'tv.VV-* M. *" ' ^ f       " *1      ^''T   ilT_,*~1' "''T1 "**'     ' " '   "-"' *"" *���'*' yiflV""��T"l    <.      '���r������ ai^. U'lll. li       .T- l-r*"* '<JiJ l"i<\''  ������     *��� ���*      1*     f**  *��"       a  ��^J ���**> \t vt-'H   �����** -   '���t'-jr      i^*       ���    _* >        '        v    ^i.i       w jil-v   vio   '*"      f '      ���,"'��V.\, 1  i  j  ft-  THE PHOKNIX PIONEER.  /^fT1^fir'.*>\TfV    *r-��*<  DoTou Want to Save $25 in Duty?MINISTER MINES REPOFTFORM  .Then' buy ihr. .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  .which gives Perfect \Vork in t' e*-!iorti.-hi  time with the greati'd ease'''   paruiiuti.  Write Tor Catalog.  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phoenix, B. C.  KXS������'-*'^  CAPITAL AND SURPLUS OVER;;  Four Million Dollars  Great strength, long experience and thorough 'equipment enable this Bank to offer  prompt  and  efficient  service in every branch of the Hanking Business.   ,,;-_,, J.   ">  ' , 3 per cent interest on Savings Accounts,  ' Vo; &  Eastern Townships Dank  Estiibliilu-il 1851).  % Gait Coal  delivered to any part of  the city.  Hay, Grain,  Oats, Wheat, Fked,etc  Large stock.  Province of British Columbia Produced $18,977,359 in Minerals in Last Calendar Year. --������-  Boundary District's Contribution to This Showing Was Oyer  $4,000,000.  In the report of the provincial minister of mines for the year 1904, just  published, will be found considerable  interesting information, and we extract  the following :  Total Production lo Dec. 31, 1904.  Gold, placer  .... .$ 66,803,403  Gold, lode  .    3*>45'i��56  Silver ,'...      21,716,87c  I-ead '..:'     "fSS^'W  Copper     21,381,791  Coal and coke     68,274,893  Building stone.bricks.etc.     3,900,000  Other metals  i*3i'799  Total       $226'201,851  Ttflti Production iy Vint.  852 to i88o(inclusive).$ 71,981,634  ~ . s      r>   ft  1890  1891 .  1892 .  1893.  1894.  .'*95-  1896.  1897,".  1898  1899.  1900.  1901 .  1902 .  '9��3 ���  1904.  2,608,803  3JS21,102  2.978.S30  3.588.4'3  4.22S.7I7  5,643,042  7.507.956  10,455.268  10,906,861  12.393.131  ��6,344,751  26,086,786  17.486,550  17.495.954  i8.977.359  per the   greatest ever made oy the  province.  The product  was obtained in the  following districts;  Boundary district ..... 22,066,407 lb.  Rossland district.. 7,119,8^9 lb.  Coast district;......... 5,960,593 lb.  Vale-Kaniloops district.     328,380 lb.  Nelson district........     220,500 lb.  Various districts ......       14,372 lb.  ia *L*CTTI.B  *o*xderst6od.  Good Dty Wood.        <&  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  Knob Hill Ave.,       ��^E��"        Phoenix, B. C.  COPPER  ���The n^v million of the CUI'PEli HANM'OOK lists and describes 3,311 cop-  pcrinines mid copper minhiL'coiiiiiiinii'i-, in all parin of ihe world, covering the  lilobe, these di'sorini ions rft.w.'iuj*' fn-'in two lines to 12 psiuesin leii<_'tli, according to  i in purl unce of Ihe miiii-e. The descriptions ure not padded, but give fuels in the  inutit condensed and mt-at-able form.  There me ills', lii'tcen miscellitnt'oiiH I'luipters, devoted to. the History, Uses,  Termiiiolojry, - (ii'oiji'apliy, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, Finances  und Statistic;* of Copper, renderini; the volume �� veritable encyclopedia of thesub-  jectof Copper and everything periaininj;to the metal.  It Is the World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  Total...... .. .... .$226,201,851  Amount ind Value Production (or 1904.  Quantity        Vilue  55,765  $1,115,300  222,042    4,589,608  3,222,48.1     i,7'9.5l6  Gold,placer,oz.  Gold, lode, oz.  Silver oz. %ii  Copper.... lbs.35,710,128    4.578037  Lead lbs.36,646,244     1,421.874  Coal tons. 1,253,928'  3,760,884  Coke. ...tons.     334,102     1,192,140  Other materials        600,000  Total $18,977-359  Products of Mineral! by District, and Divisions  Name Divisions.      Districts.  Carihoo. .!.   ..   .'.*....$    474,600  Cariboo div.$. 313,000    .........  Quesnel div.     150,000   Ominecadiv.       11,600  HORACE j! STEVENS, 36 Post Office Block, Houghton, Mich., U. S. A  Phoeaix-  Gtccflwood  Stage Line!  Leave Phoeuix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.00 a. in. "j  I Standard Time  ^.30 p. m.j  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  J. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor.  Kootenay,E.   ........  Kootenay W. '.;;'���:. ....  Ainsworth,d. 168,023  Nelson div. 466,683  Slocan div... 1,236,858  Trailcreekd. 3,790,866  Other parts.      173,640  Lillooet   V'ai.e ;'......  Grand Forks,  Greenwood  Osoyoosd's.  4,110,366  Similkameen 2,500  Yale div....        77.415  Coast (Nanaimo, Alberni,  \V. Coast of  Vancouverl.,  Victoria   '.���Total.'-".,...".  558.573  3.2io,S73  5.806,070  34.583  4.190.28*  4,702,679  An Unprecedented  ��f to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  ytar   --- -. : ���"  Phoenix Honeer and Toronto  Qlobe, (weekly) both for One  year  --  .Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  '  year (^W^^,��i>-   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World,  Thrice-aweek.botn  for one year..  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Stat,  both one year -  Send all subscriptions to this office.  s\\X  PIO  PHOENIX, B. C.  eC  ��� ���" .$'8,977,359  The following table shows the number of metalliferous mines which  shipped ore during the past year, together with the location of these mines  and the number of men employed -..  Distribution of Shlpplnj Mines la 1905.  ���"* .- s'     '  s      ���**  ' O . n   .       5,  ���o 5"       o  2.7  Cassiar :.    '*,  Skeena  303      2  East Kootenay:  Fort Steele. ... 76.895      2  Windemere.... 365      S  West Kootenay :  Ainsworth  i.4,569    12  Nelson  75.44 2    >7  Slocan  70.296    -l8  Trail  3I2.99'     '3  Other divisions 26,494    10  I.ii.i.ooet  4��      '  Y.vie:  Boundary  801,925  Aslieroft-Kam-  loops  i,9����  Coast  81,383  16  274  r8  9��  265  61 7  784  229  4  20    715  2       60  10    224  Total 1,461,609  142 3,306  The "labor employed to the ton of  ore mined" forms some criterion of the  total cost of mining in a camp, since  the cost of labor is in a more or less  constant proportion to such total cost.  In this respeci it is interesting to note  in the various districts the number of  tons of ore mined to each man em  ployed. An analysis of the above  table shows, approximately, that, taking the province as a whole, there were  443 tons of ore mined for each man  employed about the mines. In this  respect, however, the districts vary very  materially, since in the Slocan district  the figures show 1 14 tons mined to the  man in the year, in tbe Nelson district  280 tons, in tbe Trail creek (Rossland) I  district 400 tons, and in the Boundary  1,121 tons.  Copper.  There has been   a  further advance  made in the production of copper, the  output this year being 35,710,12s lbs.,  valued at $4,578,o37.  a"  increase of  about  4   per cent, over the preceding  Total.'.���:'... .... .35,710,128 li).  vf'The average assays of the ores of the  various camps, leased upon copper recovered, were vis follows: Boundary  camp, 1.38'per cent, copper; Rossland,  1.12 per cent;, and Coast district, 3.68  percent.  Uentrii DmloomeBl In 1904.  Referring to Boundary mines the report contains the following :  "In the Boundary district the tonnage  ol ore mined has increased 15 per  cent., and this has called for increased  equipment on the part of the large  companies owning their own smelting  plants. These, realizing that the oxidised ores found in the upper portions  of the original ore-bodies were liable to  be replaced at'a greater depth by sul:  phides, have "taken time by the forelock" and secured, by means of purchase or consolidation, all valuable deposits carrying oxidized iron in excess,  securing thereby a supply of such ore  for fluxing purposes.  The average contents of the ore  mined in the Boundary for the past  year was 1.38 per cent, copper, $1.44  in gold, and 0.3 oz. in silver, to the  ton, based upon the statistics of the  district. .To mine and smelt in British,Columbia an ore of this grade at a  profit, it must be done on a large scale  and with the best appliances, and the  ores must be self-fluxing or nearly so.  That a profit has been made argues  that all these conditions have existed,  and, further, that the plants have been  most economcially run.  The company operating upon the  largest scale in the district is" the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Co. The- control of this  company recently passed into the hands  of New York capitalists, and under the  new directorate still further' additions  have been made to both mine and  smelter plants, while additional railway  facilities have been acquired through  an extension of the tracks of the Great  Northern Railway Co.'s'system. From  the company's Old Ironsides and Knob  Hill there were mined over 544,000  tons, while the company has been  operating several other properties  under bond and on shares, for the purpose of obtaining their fluxing or oxidized ores.  The British Columbia Copper Co.  has made important improvements at  the Mother Lode mine, and as most of  the ore is now being quarried, the  company will be able to even further  reduce the cost of mining. The mine  produced last year 175,000 tons of ore,  and the output should be materially  increased next year. The company  acquired a three-quarter interest in the  Emma mine which last year shipped  over 36,000 tons of iron ore carrying  small values, and used as flux by this  company and by the Nelson smelter,  which owns the other quarter interest  in the mine. The company's smelter  treated during the year, including custom ore, etc., some 210,484 tons of  ore, containing 36,403 oz. of gold,  118,419 of silver and 5,081,743 ���������>��� of  copper.  The Montreal and Boston Co. has  been re-organized and consolidated  with the Bropklyn-Stemwinder, Raw-  bide, Athelstan-Jackpot, Sunset and  Morrison mines, thereby insuring a  large and steady supply of ore, which  it will be possible, so to adjust as to  make a self-fluxing mixture, an arrangement which should be of great benefit  to all the parties of the consolidation.  In the vicinity of Greenwood there  are small high grade properties which  have been developed and have produced several tons of ore, running from  $50 to $75 in gold and silver, for  which a ready market is found at the  local smellers. More atttention has  been ��iven of late to this class of small  high-grade deposit, and with very pro-  It   Qairas   Thousands ���  WAKM -weather,  poor appetite,  jfiS: cold drinks and  foods cause a general derangement of  the entire system.  Stomtch troubles  follow. Biliousness,  indigestion and general derangement of  the stomach .'are  caused by a diseased  condition. Thia is  generally,'! rightly  termed, catarrh of  the stomach.  Catarrh will attack that organ of  the body Which is  the weakest. If it  be the stomach���Poruna cures catarrh  ofthe stomach Pe  runa cures catarrh  wherever located.  -A   Prominent   Canadian   Cured,  GA.TARKH is a  systemic disease, curable only  by a systemic  mvtttment. A remedy that cures catarrh must aim  directly at the  depressed nerve  centers. This Pe-  rtmadoes.  Catarrh affoctc  the liver and kidneys and is more  often the direct  cause of ail the  suffering endured  of the back, liver  and kidneys, that  is supposed to.be  something else. In  fact, when doctors  disagree, and you  have found no  cure, try Peruna  Mr. Arthur Perks, late of England, writes from 80 Cathcart St., Montreal,  Can,, as follows r *!���.  "I have used your Peruna tor. Indigestion and kidney trouble and find It  an excellent remedy for these complalata. I cheerfully recommend Perunm  forIndigestion and kidney dlteaae."-ArthurPerks.  Pc-ni-iM���A Systemic Catarrh Remedy.  Mr. E. C. Pinsonneault, box 64, Pres-  cott, Ont., member Order of the World,  of Holyot, writes:  ^ "Peruna is a most excellent preparation, especially for stomach troubles,  conetlpetkm and catarrh. It acts as a  stimulating tonic for tbe entire system.  Induces good appetite and regulates tbe  bowels.  "I have found it very pleasant to take  and very effective and one of the very  few medicines which deserve endorsement.'  "It is often a serious question to know  what medicine is reliable, and I am  therefore glad to give my experience  with Peruna, believing that it will continue to give general satisfaction."���  E. C. Pinsonneault.'  Peruna will be found to effect an immediate and lasting cure in all cases of  systemic catarrh. It acts quickly and  beneficially on the diseased mucous  membranes, and with healthy mucous  membranes, catarrh can no longer  exist.'       ': ���< ���  Completely Cured by Pe-ru-na.  Mr. J. E. Lacombe, 1013 Chaussi, Montreal, Can., writes:  "I suffered for a long time with liver  trouble and after having used several  . remedies without good results, I resolved  to try Peruna.   After a comparatively  short treatment, I am completely cured.'*  Pe-ru-na for lodlfestton.  Mr. Joseph D. Ouyetle, 12 Vitre tit.,  Montreal, Can., writes:  " for more than a year I have been  troubled with indigestion and most  agonizing headaches. I doctored continually, but got no help until I took  Peruna. .���'������-n..'  "I have taken'four bottles and can  truthfully say that it lias entirely cured  me."  ���  Pe-ru-na Recommended for Dyspepsia.  Mr. H. Lonirpre, 381 Amherst Street,  Montreal, Can., writes:  "I have used Peruna for a severe case  of dyspepsia and"am feeling very much  better. To all that suffer, from dyspepsia, I hig lily' recommend Peruna."  The above testimonials cite tbe experience, of thousands of people who  have been cured of obstinate and severe cases of catarrh by taking Peruna.  A reward of $10,000 has been deposited  in the Market Exchange Bank, Columbus, Ohio, as n. guarantee that the above  testimonials are genuine; that we, hold  in our possession authentic letters certifying to the same.   .  During many years' advertising we  have never used, in part or in whole, a  single spurious testimonial. Every one  of our testimonials are genuine0 and in  the words of the one whose name is appended. All correspondence held strictly  confidential.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate oi IraprovemeDls.  '       ' NOI'IUK.  "Stirliiigham Fractional" Mineral Claim. Mtuatc,  111 the (Jreeuwootl Milling Division, or Yale  Di trict. -'���  ,.  Wlicrelocated: In ��� I.o'.tie K.". caiiin, on l upper Creek. .... ..  TAKK NOTICK tliat I. Isaac II. Hallett, as  ajjent fur William Farn<ry,Kree.Minei'sCertificate  No.E8o43i,Gc:ori!eW KumberKM-. Frre Miners  Certificate No. B?o5St, James Varshatl, **ree  Miner's fertificale No. TS05.U. Alrx'iiiler  Strachaii. VreeMiiiCT'* Certificate So 8*,73J.and  JsitnesK Macaulav, Hree Mi.wi'B Certificate No.  BU05C9, intend, sixty (lays Trom the date hereot,  to apply to the Mining Recorded for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining a  Crown Grant on the above claim i''" ���  And farther take notice thataction, tinder section 37, must bjcrinmeiic d brforr the issuance  orsucli Certificate of Iinprtvemeut*  Dated this 19th day of August, A.I). l9?4-  7.13 I. H. HAtLKTT.  MINERAL ACT.  CBRTIFICA.TB, OF IMPKOVEMKNTS  ������������''... '"���      NOTICK.'   .- ���      ^      '���'.,.'  Htiininit, MsyHiiuc , II* powell, i'Mf-ani Kmc-  lional, Cabot l'ruc.iionsl and Mayllrnver Krne-  tional Mineral clalmi, nituate In the Green-,  Wood MininB Division of Yale District.'  Where located.���In summit camp  Tako Notice that J, Issue II. Hallett, as agent.  I��r Douuald Mclnnis, Free Miner's Certificate  So. B7I591; George \V. Uumberger, Free  Miner's Certificate No HH0VM; and Thomas  Itoderlck, Free Miner's Cottllli'aie No IttHHUl,  litlend, sixty days trom the date here*' to apply lo the Mtulng Recorder (or certificates ol  Improvements, for the purpose .of obtaining  ' rown U.antsfnrtne above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section .17, must be commenced b< fore the issuance ol such Cei tificatcsof Improvements.  Dated thlsi>9tb dayor September, A. U. 1904  -C��� I.H.HALLKTT.  'C'S  RMROiK  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  j\ through Salt Lake City,"Ulenwootl Springs, Leadvill'e, Pueblo,  j. '.'"       Colorado Springs and Denver.  A Daylight Ride Through Nature's Art Gaiienj  Passing Castle Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee Pass, ������  Marshal Pass and the Royal Gorge.  MINERAL ACT.  1   Certificate of Improvements.  - NOTICE.,  Pilot mineral claim, situate iu the Greenwood  mining division of Yale district.. .  Where located���in Providence camp,  Take notice that I, Isaac II Hallett, as agent'  for Thomas Roderick, Free Minei's Certificate  No. HSo40t. and James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. U80429, intend, sixty days from  the (late hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements,' for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  ��� And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be 'commenced before the issuance of such Ceitificate. of improvements.  Dated this 25th day of January, A. D. 1905.  I. II. HALLETT.  Spokane Falls  :';/.-';V^*;'!j'^'  NofthefnRy.  The only'all rail route between points  east, west and "south to Kossland, Nelson. Grand Forks ami Republic; .  Buffet cars run between Spokane and  Nelson. .:���.. ��� ��� ;  i KFHKCTIVK MARCH 5. io��5-  Leave: Arrive.  10:00 a.m Phoenix..... ........5;3�� P-'"-  045 a. 111 .....Spokane 6?o p. m.  '1.05a. m Rossland-. 4:55 P- m.  o-ioa. 111.... .......Nelson .....;.. 635 p.m.  11:00a. 111 .Grand Korks......_ 3:50p.m.  7:00 a. m.....:...........Republic...... ....: .6:30p. m  Save  Time all the time  BY USING  JV Fast Trains Daily Bet, Ogden and Denver 3  Equipment and Service Second to None  SEEK NO FURTHER, FOR BETTER CAN'T BE FOUND.  For Detailed Information, address ^     ������������.,.  W. C. MCBRIDE, General Agent. 124Third Street. PORTLAND, OREGON.  Water In Your Blood ?  Lots of people have thin watery  blood���they eat plenty but don't digest When digestion is poor, food  isn't converted into nourishment���in  consequence the body rapidly loses  strength. To positively renew health,  nothing equals Ferrozone. It excites  sharp appetite-makes the stomach  digest, forms life sustaining blood  Abundant strength is sure to follow. If  you need more vitality, extra energy,  better nerves, then use 1-errozone the  medical triumph of the age. l-.fy  cents buys a box of Hfty chocolate  coated Ferrozone tablets.  Japan at WcBimln.ter Fair.  New Westminster, B.C., May 25.���  The government of Japan has, through  ,ts consul at Vancouver, Kishiro  Mor-  ikawa,   replied to an offer of space on  the Dominion Fair grounds for an  ex  hibit  from  the Flowery Kingdom, explaining that on account of the present  struggle in the far east it would be impossible to give the required attention  to   the   matter.     M.   Morikawa has;  however, been authorized to call on all  such of the Mikado's  subjects as  are  resident  merchants of Canada to con  tribute to an exhibit that will represent  Japan at the Canadian National  Exhibition.     A  space   60x40 feet will be  placed at the disposal of the Japanese  exhibitors and they promise to produce  something most attractive.  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"Why don't he roast the department  stores  And tbe peddling fakirs," they said;  "And stand  by  those  who patronize  him,  And give him his dailv bread ?"  So they drew  up a  compact  long and  stromz  Far the editor to peruse,  And waited on him with aspect grim  As he solemnly dug for news.  But the editor  laughed  a  big  horse  laugh  Till tbe gang all took to the woods,  For 'twas written on axle grease letter  beads,  That came with a bill of goods.  Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Buffet  Library Cars. Modern day Coaches, Uin-  ingCflis, Meals a La Carte.  Best Meals on Wheels,  9 Fast Trains  Daily 2  ** EAST AND WEST. ���*���**'  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or addresB  any agent of the S. F. & N. Railway or  II. A. Jackson, II. Bkandt,  G.F..&P.A., C. P. AT. A.,  Spokane.       70L W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane, Wn.  M. M. Stephens, Local Agent.  Pltoenis, B. C.  If You're Interested  ���- IN  THE -  Mines of the  Boundary  You should road the  raising results.  The general cost of mining and  smelting in the Boundary district have  been reduced to a figure low-r than  hoped for, and now compare favorably  with any work done elsewhere.  Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal,  Replete with the Latest and   Freshest  News of  Boundary's  Mines  and Smelters.  $2.00 per year.  $1.25 six months.  address:  Pioneer Publishing Co.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Ftrmirs, Mechanics, Sportjminl  To heal and soften the skin and remove grease  oit and rust stains, paint and and earth, etc., use  iiuui.il.   4    r���   --- i the   "Master   Mechanic's" Tar Soap.    Aioen  year, which makes this output of cop- Toilet s��.t>co. mi���  Whooping Cough.  "In the spring of 19��' *��>' children  had whooping cough," says Mrs. U.  W. Capps, of Capps, Ala. "1 used  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy with the  most satisfactory, results. 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IA  "��  i  t  i"  I 11, r  II "*'  'In  l\  Jl  .,  if  IPs  Ess*  rfi^**^  a^B MWtlUWUAllMWJCd'ffi  vmmtr^^SFZTI  ���.���,...W,,,.y,..ff^.^^^^  -:��'! i'��j',rrP,->. .*" "''*���*��� T-Wv:  ^���V.','','S:<t^ "Mis V'ft-l,r-".-*:'*A   - f*--.iV0 ���ftA* ,AVrtl'1��>.t'''^^-.^.W^^W"^'.-^'^: THE PHOENIX PIONEEE.  For Men Only  ��>  Razors, Razor Strops, Shaving Mugs, Shaving Soaps.  We keep everything for shav-  ers at shaved prices.  PHONE  44-  Thomas Drug.^.^\^k  ��^^mM$^��%mft%&Mm!g^mi  HOSPITAL CONCERT  WAS A SUCCESS  Leading Hotel of Bound.ry'�� leidlnf  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Kuob Hill Ave., nnd First St.,  PHOKNIX, II. C.  J. A. ipcMASTER  New anil Up-lo-date,  Centrally Located,  Good sample Rooms.  Proprietor,  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS OF  LOCAL AND  GENERAL  ���1* INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  The old reliable, Boyle, the druggist.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  Quality first, price next; Boyle, the  druggist.   .  Prescriptions our specialty, Boyle,  the druggist.  Thomas J, Russell took a trip to  Nelson this week.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel June o to 12.  Born, to the wife of Joseph J. Strutzel, Old Ironsides avenue, May ?6th, a  son. ���  J. VV. Hart has leased .the store in  the Hardy block, where he is opening  a new furniture store.  Deeds, Mortgages and Bills of Sale  made out and recorded. Ed. H.  Mortimer, Notary Public  The long prayed for rain  was .with  us this week-in plenty. ��� Sho��r and rain  ��� mixed fell for three or four days. -  Miss Moffatt held school in her  junior room on Victoria day, and will  gave her scholars a holiday yesterday.  Have you a shipment that wants  clearing through the ��� customs? If so,  get Mortimer.the broker.to attend to it.  Wedding invitations and announcements promptly executed in the latest  styles in the Pioneer Job Department.  The Montreal & Boston mines were  closed last Saturday, and the next day  it snowed. In fact, it snowed Monday  also.  Bovle is the druggist.  M. P. Gordon, of Kamloops, was in  the city Thursday.  Any of the local mining shares for  sale.    E. H. Mortimer. .  Alex. McDonald made a business  visit to Nelson early this week.  Supt. Hodges came up from Grand  Forks yesterday."  Mrs. *R. G. Mack was called, to Spokane' this, week by   the illness of a  sister. * ;   ��  r ' 1 " . -.  Wanted at thVPipneer office, clean  cotton rags. Bring them' along and  get your n&ney.V,. "r ',    .'...'  Descriptions and  &, Risch   pianos  "Bachelors" Crowded Miners'  Union Hall.  Wednesday evening the concert and  dance given by the "Bachelors" for the  benefit ofthe local hospital at Miners'  Union hall,, was a success in every way.  It would have been difficult to have  squeezed more people into the hall, the  building being filled to the doors. J.  L. Martin was master of ceremonies,  and the programme was well arranged  and thoroughly enjoyed by the devotees of the art terpsichorean, who  were waiting for a chance to trip the  light fantastic toe. ,; Hearty appreciation was shown each number, whether  vocal or instrumental. The full programme as rendered was as hereunder:  1. Overture.... James and Reynolds  2. Quartette, "Robin Adair," Messrs.  McCurrach, Crawford, Brown and  Whiteside.  Solo "Queen  of the Earth" R.  Horrell.  Reading, Selected. ...J. L. Martin  Piano l)uet,..H. James and C,.'-H.'  Flood.     .'..''.,.���.'.  "The Petrel's Cry "...Messrs. McCurrach and Turner.  Vocal Solo... V... ,C. H. Flood  "Will Ye No Come Back Again,"  Messrs.    McCurrach,    Crawford,  Brown and Whiteside.  Comic Song  ... ...... H. James  Solo, "Sweetest Story Ever Told,"  George D. Turner.  Melody Overture,  Scotch  Melodies," Wm. J. Cramer.  Boxing Contest....H. A. Munroe  vs. Palmer Cook.  . After the concert was over, the room  was cleared and dancing was the order  till an early hour the next morning, the  music being furnished by the Reynolds'  orchestra' in the usual excellent manner. While returns are not all in, it is  expected that about $160 nei will be  realized for the hospital, which is much  needed.  . .Found.   ,  Found between postoffice and Great  Northern depot, a watch.    Owner can  secure it by proving same and  jxiying  for this notice.  Pionker Pun- Co.  rChurch, Services  Tomorrow.  w.  cordial  9*  10.  11.  12.  $50,000 TO CONTROL THE SUNSET  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p: m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. m. Rev. E. C.  MacColl, B. A., pastor,  welcome to all.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p. 111. at the new church, the  pastor preaching at both services. Sunday School at 2.30 p. m. A hearty in  vitation is extended to all. D. M.  Perley, B. A., pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction, 7:30 p.m. ' Father J  Bedard, O-M.I., Pastor.  A.  Dozens of  Phoenicians  are delighted with ihe  Spring and Summer suits  which they ordeied in this  shop  It is Not too Late  for YOU to place an older for one made ol the  choicest impoited Iiisli,  English'or Scotch goods.  We know you' will be  pleased with the fust-class  finish and (it which are  guaranteed heie.  .1*,'  - prices of Mason  can be had from  J. C. Haas, M.E., came in from  Spokane this week, to visit the Gol-  conda, where a long tunnel is being  driven.  Phoenix Socialist League meets  Tuesdays, 7.30 p.m., Miners' ��� Hall.  Readings from Socialist authors given.  Discussion invited.    .  Principal Thornber went to Grand  Forks Wednesday, and assisted the  Greenwood boys beat the Grand Forks  team at lacrosse by a score of 4 "to 3.  Foreman P. J. Dermedy, of the  Providence, was here Tuesday, .en  route to Nelson, to meet. President  Madden, ofthe Providence Mining Cc  Charles Johnston left for Oroville,  Wash., yesterday, where he lias purchased an interest in a livery stable,  the firm to be known as Johnston &  Cody.  For Sale.���Good three roomed furnished house, on Brooklyn avenue,  electric light, good well and woodshed.  Apply to E. P.. Uawson, or the Pioneer  office. 2  J. E. \V. Thompson, of the firm of  Morrin, Thompson & Co., leaves today  for Oxbow, N.W.T., on what his  friends believe to be a most interesting  mission.  An ice cream social will be held at  the Methodist church on Wednesday,  31st of May, taking the form of a fare-  . well for Rev. D. M. Perley, B. A. Admission 25c.  Assistant Superintendent Williams,  of the Granby smelter, was operated  on in a Spokane hospital this week for  acute appendicitis, and is reported to  be progressing favorably.  On account of the engine being out  of gear the incoming C P.R. passenger  train was delayed Wednesday near  J 'artford Junction till a Shay engine  could be sent to assist.  The morning topic in the Presbyterian church tomorrow will be: "An  Appeal from Calvary," and that for the  evening will be: "Pnantom Congregations." The choir will sing an anthem.  James Moran, the prospector who  has turned rancher, has been in the  city from his Kettle River domicile  this week, and after visiting seyera'  Boundary towns, says that Phoenix is  the best of all.  Mortimer, the agent.  Water is now running through the  17,000 feet of pipe' in the newly installed irrigation system of the Covert  ranch in Kettle river valley.      '  H. H. Shallenberger, manager of tht  Crescent and Don Pedro, in Skylark  camp, passed through here yesterday,  on his way to Spokane, on company  business.   .,.  , H. L. Johnston, a familiar figure in  Phoenix, and who has been roadmaster  ofthe C.P.R. in the Boundary for the  last five years, has been promoted, and  will soon take up a similar position at  Nelson.  Bishop Dontenville will be here tomorrow morning with Father Bedard,  and will confirm a class at the church  ot" Our Lady of-Good Counsel on  Gospel hill. In the evening he will be  in Greenwood.  W. D. Parker, who had his collar  bona broken in a runaway of his team  about two weeks ago, was out of the  hospital last Sunday, and went to Che-  welah on Thursday to spend a month  and recuperate.        ' .  ,  Janies H. Peet, of Spokane, one of  the shareholders in the Providence  Mining Co., and interested in several  properties in the high grade belt, "was  in the city Thursday on his way to  Green wood to attend the meeting of  the Providence.  Invitations are out for the wedding  of Christine Cameron, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. G, L. Fraser, of ��� Coleman,  Alberta, to George D. Turner, bookkeeper for Hunter-Kendrick Co at  Phoenix. The wedding will occur  Wednesday, June 7th, at Coleman.  Only once in the last month has it  been necessary for the water and light  company to pump into the city mains,  owing to the large supply ��� from the  surrounding springs from gravity. It  is many a month since the^upply lake  has been as well filled as it is today.'  Victoria day was quietly spent in  Phoenix, the stores, bank, custom  house and postoffice being closed, to  say nothing of the Brooklyn, Stem-  winder and Rawhide mines. The  Granby mines were in operation as  usual to feed the insatiable maws of  the company's six furnaces at the  smelter.  Rev. D. M. Perley, pastor of the  local Methodist church returned Saturday from attending the conference at  Vancouver, and expects to leave for  his new charge at Moyie next week.  Just when C. W. Whittaker, his successor here, will arrive, is not yet  known. He has been stationed on  l*ominion creek in the Klondike, and  was unable to attend conference.  Sum of $20,000 Put up For  w ������ 'i '   . ���    ���.  r \ '��� V Development.  ���   ' ������'       *'-.*:��� '-Vt*-*  ���Queen Mary,' of,famous  memory,  declared that when she died the Word:-  "Calais" would lie engraved on ' her  heart. If R. A. Brown ever dies.���  and the matteV is open to some doubt  ���we can well believe, that the word  "Sunset" or "Volcanic," or both, will  be seen in legible characters on his  cardiac organ, says the Grand Forks  Gazette. He is the personification of  enthusiasm and ' s'anguinehess. 'We  would like to see his vivid imaginations of the wealth in Coppei mountain  realized, and who knows that they  won't be? The initial step- is taken,  anyway, and a crew of eleven men are  now at work on the famous Sunset.  It has been known for some time  that' outside capital had become interested in the property, and the result is  that aggressive development work will  be steadily pushed along. We understand President Underwood, of the B.  C. Copper Co., is directly concerned  in the new arrangement. Fifty one  per cent, of the stock has been taken  over for $50,000. A sum of $10,000  has been put up for development, and  the balance is to be forthcoming at the  end of fifteen months. Those interested have also bonded ten additional  claims in the neighborhood of the  Sunset.  R. A. Brown located the Sunset in  '88. It is situated on Copper mountain, twelve miles south of Princeton,  on the east side of the Similkameen  river. The shaft is stated to be down  190 feet, with drifting done at the 100  and 150-foot levelr. Mr. Brown claims  that this deal is the result of negotia:  tions carried on by hi in when in New  York three years ago. He affirms that  Mr. Underwood was delighted with the  look of the property on his recent visit,  and that he will be out here again  shortly. The intention is to keep a  force of men continually at work until  the money put up for development is  expended.  We can suit you with a fit or  fit you with a suit that you  will be proud oi.  Large range of the Latest*  Stylesin HATS and CAPS  from 50 cents to $5 each.  il      Call and examine.  R. HORRELL  "Bob" the Tailor.  Knob Hill Ave. : Phoenix, B. C.  Special attention is called to our  new line of l'hoenix Tablets,,  in note and letter size, with several views of the Phoenix mines.  We. also have an immense variety of Souvenir Postal Cards,  with Phoenix and other views.  See our new stock ol w riling  papers, recently received. All  the latest novelties.  X.  Stationers,  Newsdealers,  Tobacconists.  KNOB HILL AVE.  The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  satisfied  it come  Clothing!  ��� uMMMaaaavaaaaaamaaamaaaaaaaaaaa^aaaammak.  ;.������' WHO SAYS SO? Hundreds of  customers. If you don't believe  and examine goods. , - ,  A Fell Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes, Ties,etc.,  just arrived.    All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheai'KST prices.  THOMAS BROWN,  Men's Wear Exclusively.  HAKDV-MCKKNZIE HI K.  DOMINION AVK., 1'HOKNIX.  g  Real Estate and Mines  Houses io Kent, City I'rt perty for. Sale, Shares in all 'the  < leading mint's I oimhl and sold.  Q.W. Rumberger  ��������������>�����*������������������������������������  'fANADIANo  V "PACIFIC' ft,  m Settlers Rates  Information   abiut    l'hoenix   and   the  Boundary', country given on application.  Dominion Ave. ���������J'-  Telephone No. 28.���.'.���"��*.'  Phoenix, B.C.  mha+^mmialamsn,  Westbound  From  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Maritime  Provinces,     New     England  United States Points.  To  Kootenay   and  Pacific Coast  IT"1  .    THE MAKERS OF  I I'd BOOT  ARE "OLD TIMERS" OF THE WEST  They know to a nicety, the  climate and geographical condi-  dit'ons that call for a special  class of footwear to meet these'  conditions.  Eastern shoe men cannot know  these things from mere  hearsay  They must live "out west"���  get "the local color" as it were���  become steeped in western experience and knowledge obtainable only by living the life of a  Westerner, before! they can hope  to make satisfactory footwear for  cthe strenuous life ofthe toiler in  western forests, fields and mines,  "The Leckie Boot" is a west-  product   for   .vestern   people.  Look for the trade mark upon  the sole.  .Send for your friends while  low rates are iri effect. Prepared tickets delivered by  mail or telegiaph without additional cost.  Westbound Tourist Cars  Leave Montreal Sundays and  Thursdays.  Leave Toronto Tuesdays and    .  Saturdays.. /  :','    Leave St. J'aul daily.  :  For rates, folders, and tickets apply  to local'agents or to  A. W.  Phoenix Branch  ofthe  Greenwood Steam Laundry  DAN DOCKSTEADER, Mgr.  Having opened a branch ofthe aii.,ve laundiy we solicit a shate  of the public patronage. Fiist class iuuk at living prices guaranteed.  Goods called for and delivered.    Specially of short notice work.  Only Union Help Employed.  Office adjoining Black's Hotel       - - .       Dominion Avenue.  laasassia&ata^aaaiaaasas/jMMtat*  ���*s^nii**s*a*ma***0n0m*ms****C'  1  1  <  1  Ed. Black,  WATCHMAKER  TEWELER.  Repairing of all' kinds, satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  Fine line of seasonable jevelry always on hand,  FIRST ST.. - - - MIOENIX, IS. C.  Haley,  Agent,  Phoenix, ii.  C,  E.J.COYLE,.  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver. 8.C  J-  S. Carter; I).  Nelson. B.C  P. A.  F?.W. Har>t  Complete Tiousefurnishings.  HARDYBLOCK  George Evans  maaaamaaaamssaammamaaaaaaaaaaaasmamamamaa  PHOENIX,  ,       Sign Writing on short notice.       :  Painter and  House  Decorator.  B. C.     ;  Estimates promptly furnished.  Just   received   direct   from  Scotland a large shipment of       ^  "Peter Dawson's Scotch"  %  *���*.  Boundary Agenis for  Wholesale Denier in \Tjnes,'1,'quors anil dunrs.  Telephone orders receive prompt attention.  Cokki-'R Howard and Main Sts.  Phoenix People ^Sffi  Kiiwriilly will firid 11 lidini* in Spokane it*  the l'rnii'1 Hol<*l. I'l'i-cntl*.- rc'inodellnl  and refiirnifht'il. Under tho management of K. K, I'hair, late of Hotel I'hair,  Nelson. B.C.  All Britich Columbia papeiK on 'Hi*.  European plan. Rates 50 cents to if2.00  per dav.   Free bus inei'ts all trains.  Sumner Millinery.  Miss McDonald, late o' Spokane,  vill have a line of Summer Millinery  in display at F. W. Hart's furniture  ,tore, beginning Saturday, May 27th.  Ladies of Phoenix are invited to call  and inspect,  Greknwooi*, B. C.        ***.       JAMES McCREATH, i'Kop.  THE  B  NELSON, B.C.  TOMKINS, Manager.  Ite y in? Hotel o! \k Koofenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  AVENUE.  If Yotf Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you will  find a choice selection 'iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for summer. We sell the kind (hat wear well and look well.  Men's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome line of men's shirts, in golf and negligee with 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 purchasing. Our patent calf dress  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy Suits A new lot of perfect fitting norfolks  piece suits, stylish.  See out line of Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' Linen Underwear, Children's  Wash Dresses.        0  Girls' and Boys' waists.  '1i'\'''iftf   TT  i.jj...  (..,��j*.  ��l*m'��*n��\*^l''��'MMaijm!M,tM^

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