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 '^Z^tM^C  \m  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J 90 J, *# ^  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  .-/ :  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  VOl; III.  *���$  i��  -E,  ���the  Dim-  3  iale  is,  ���o  The Big Store  There's no doubt that Fall is here, and  we are showing the nicest line of FALL  GOODS that was ever brought to  Phoenix. Its only a pleasure to show  you through the various departments.  "'Iff  This year we have a fine line of  FURS, which are being hunted down  jus{ as if they were alive. Come early  and get the choice.  m  ��� This year we are handling Watson's Unshrinkable Underwear for Ladies and Children.   '  Ladies' and Children's Heavy Hosiery.  Ladies' Winter Wrappers, Fall Waists, Eiderdowns, Wrapperertes, Gray Flannels and Flannel-  ettce at JO cts. per yard up,  Flannelette  Underwear,   Ladies'   Black   Underskirts���  the popular underskirts, which are going fast.  We have line of Heavy Dress Goods, suitable for Children's School Dresses, at 25 cents per yard.  Iff  GROCERIES  . DRY GOODS  GENT'S   FURNISHINGS  GLASSWARE CROCKERY    .  HARDWARE- BOOTS, SHOES  HAY and GRAIN  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1,   1902.   : i    No, 51.  POWER IS  STILL SHORT  Third  Granby Furnace Ran  Only Three Days.  LOCAL JQTTINGS  BIT THE CASCADE POWER IS Mil  a Few D��y�� All of ihe Electrical Energ)  Needed Will Be Available-Water Turned  on Yesterday.  S Huoter-Kendrick Co.!  As was anticipated, a third furna'ct  was placed in operation at the Granby  smeller last Monday, and ore ship-  mems.fiom the company's mines in  this camp were at once increased lo  1,100 tons per day. Hut unfortunately  it did not last long, the same old trouble���lack of sufficient power���beinp  responsible for the thi.id furnace beii)(j  blown out again after a three days'  run..  Since the extreme of low water in  North Fork of Kettle river, the smthei  lake has risen i 6 inches.'.-. But it required a trial .to ascertain whether this  would generate sufficient power to operate three blast furnaces and the two  converters at one and the same time.  It has now been ascertained; that it  will not.  But, nevertheless, the day of deliverance is almost at hand: Slowly but  surely the immense power works at  Cascade are nearing completion���in  fact, it may be said that the finishing  touches to the great -plant..'are .'being  put on. Yesterday water was to be  turned into the flume, and the turbines  in the main power station tested, the  electrical machinery being already in  place and ready for use. The stringing of wire on the three-mile branch  l>ole line to tbe smelter is finished, and  ihe brick sub-station at..the smelter is  also done.  At Cascade a current of 2,000 volts  is generated, but for long distance  transmission the current is stepped up  to 20,000 volts. The smelter uses  a current of 440 volts, and transformers to step it down to this voltage have  been ordered from the east, and will  be ready fcr use in December.  To obviate this delay the Cascade  concern will allow the use of part of  the nine transformers already installed  in the Phoenix sub-station for this end  of the line. C. E. Lane, chief electrician at the Granby smelter, came up  to Phoenix Thursday/and thinks that  1  j  Wm, Yolen Williams returned Monday fiom a shoit trip to Nelson.  Horn, to the wife of Richard Silver-  thorne, Second street, onOctober 29th,  a daughter. Y       ������...-,  Mrs. J. W. Astley, wife of the superintendent of the Snowshoe mine, werii  to Rossland Tuesday on an extended  visit.   .  E. J. Derniody, formerly one of the  lyopiielois of the' Rossland Evenini;  World, arrived in the enmp eaily this  week. ���  Phoenix has been nictly neaily overrun with drummeis this week, nearly  every train bringing in an unusually  large quota of the knights of the grip  R'. A.-Scott, the contractor, left on  Monday's train for an extended trip to  the east. While away he will vi-sit his  old home at Pembroke, ^font., and'will  also see his two brothers at-Mt. Vernon, New Yoik. .'-'" Yj^'-  I'nmk Anderson, for'a long time  manager for August Jackson, proprietor of the Central Hotel, 0/1 Old Ironsides avenue, has taken a.lease of the  hotej, and will hereafter conduct it in  his own behalf. \  COURTESIES TO  HEMENWAY  Boundary Mining Notes.  Extended by Miners, Mason*  and Business Men.  ON HIS DEPARTURE FROM PHOENIX  Presented Wllh Purae ol Gold, a Chain and  Locket, and Banquet Was Given In His  Honor   -.'���''  IT'S NOW UP  TO J; J, HILL  To Complete His Branch Line  ; to Phoenix!  FAVORABLE ACTION TAKEN AT OTTAWA  Hallway Committee Granted ; Application to  Cross Tracks of Older Lines Near Grand  Forks, And Complete Ihe Branches.  he can have the step-down transformers transferred and the necessary connections made in the course of tht  next ten days. After that the Granby  Co. will not be dependent upon the  whims of the North Fork, and can op  erate its entire plant at both mines and  smelter, thereby affording employment  to nearly 700 men.  Nothing New Politically.  The -Victoria Times says':  "There is nothing new in the political situation except a well authenticated rumor that Mr. Dunsmuir will retain  office for some weeks, and that it is  unlikely there will be any change in  the cabinet until Mr. Wells' return from  Ottawa." The'limesadds: "Considering what may transpire when Mi.  Dunsmuir resigns, it is probably just  as well that he should retain office foi  some time to come."  QO-<X><>-0-O<K><>-0-CM  ORO DENORO DEAL.  Work Likely to be Re=  sumed Soon.  Arrangements aire being made,  to resume development work on(  the Oro Denoro mine, in Summit camp, which is owned by the]  King Mining Company, and has.  been idle for nearly three years.  An important ledge on this prop-.  erty was cut by the railway grad-.  ers when the Phoenix branch of.  the C. P. R. was built, and many,  mining men have thought most,  favorably of the Oro Denoro.  Details of the deal are not yet (  ready for "publication, but it is.  anticipated that it will be closed t  very shortly.  Last.Tuesday the railway committee  at Ottawa heaid tbe application of the  V., V.&E. railway; or James J, Hill  line, to build its -branches to the Granby smeller and to Phoenix, and also to  cross the tracks of the C. P. R, and  Ite'tle Valley lines near Grand Forks.  The.matter has been hanging fire for  months, and while favorable action at  Ottawa was expected, its announcement  was a source of much satisfaction to  residents of the Boundary generally.  Messrs. McCallum and Cumings, of  Grand Forks, had gone to Oitawa to  be present at the hearing, and the news  of its successful outcome was conveyed  in a telegram to parties in the Smelter  C'ty-  It has been the popular opinion that  Mr. Hill would go right on and build  to Phoenix and Greenwood as soon as  the obstacles thrown in his way were  removed. The surveys have been completed lor a year or more, and in fact,  are finished as far west, as Princeton  in the Similkameen, *ind the plans have  been filed at Ottawa.  At one time the contract for the  Phoenix branch was reported as having  been let to Stewart & Welch, and it is  probable that that firm will eventually  build the line. As there are 15 or 20  miles of rock work within a few miles  of Phoenix, as soon as it commences it  means a largely increased payroll at our  doors for the next year to come.  Tuesday night, when the news was  received in Grand Forks and Columbia,  there was-several' kinds of jubilation,  and bon fires were lighted. It is probable that something will be known  shortly when the actual construction is  likely to begin.  Work Resumed at Morrlsey,  The following dispatch regarding  the controversy at the Morrisey coal  mines was sent out from Fernie last  Tuesday:  "All difficulties at Morrisey are settled. The men have resumed work on  the scale offered by the company in the  gangways. Work in the rooms remains  the same as heretofore. Everything  is very satisfactory."  A recent shipment of Tom Thumb  (Republic) ore to the Granby smelter  netted $16 per ton.  Judge Leamy has declared the Grand  Forks Chinese wash house by-law invalid.  This is a victory lor the Chinks.  Bishop Dontenville blessed the bell  of the Catholic church in Greenwood  last Sunday, previous to coming up to  Phoenix for a similar purpose, I  When the history of Phoenix is writ  ten, in the yeais to come, this past  week may most appropriately be referred to as Hemenway week. Not  because Mr; Hemenway discovered  any of our great mines, or organized  syndicates to develop them, or buiii  smelteis, or did any of, the things that  brings renown in the eyes'of the world.  But the series of events referred to  here, occurring this week, were a sincere tribute to a man who has taken  an active and unselfish interest in public affairs in Phoenix for a period ol  over five years.  '; Last Sunday morning a delegation  of 25 mineis from . the Granby mines  surprised Mr. Hemenway and his wife  at their residence on Old Ironsides  avenue, and with Shift, Boss Miller as  spokesman, presented them with an  illuminated address and a purse of  of gold, as an evidence of the esteem  in which Mr. Hemenway was held by  those employed in the Boundary's biggest mine. Mr. Hemenway responded briefly and feelingly as befitted the  occasion.  At Tuesday evening's meeiing ol  King Fidward Lodge, A. F. & A. M.,  Mr. Hemenway was again agreeably  suprised by a presentation from the  members of the lodge.it taking the  form of a solid gold locket and chain',  suitably engraved and with the insignia  of the ordei. Refreshments were also  served and a social time enjoyed. Mr.  Hemenway was a charter member of  King Edward Lodge, and holds a high  office, having been an active Mason  for years.  Wednesday's Banquet and Smoker.  Wednesday evening a  banquet  and  smoking concert was tendered to   Mr.  Hemenway  at   Hardy-McKenzi'e hall  by the citizens and residents of  Phoenix.    Covers were laid by W. S. Macy,  of the Granby  Hotel,   for  sixty,   and  every   place   was  occupied.     Mayor  Rumberger was chairman of the  evening, and in a few well chosen  words  called upon R. B.   Kerr  to  introduce  the guest of the  occasion.     This was  done with a good deal of feeling on Mr.  Ken's part, Mr. Hemenway  responding when he had finished.    Then   followed several other toasts and speeches  by those  present,   when   the  musical,  part of the entertainment was  started.  This continued,with songs and speeches  by a number of those present until an  early hour, when the assemblage broke  up with the best of good wishes for the  departing guest. The occasion was one  Jong to be remembered by those present.  John Frank Hemenway fust came  to Phoenix July 16, 1897, and for over  eight months had entire charge of the  Old Ironsides mine. The development then consisted of a 56 foot shaft.  Since then over three miles of development, not counting the enormous  stopes, have been done in the Granby  mines. He has personally been on  ground and watched the properties  grow from what local miners considered wildcats to what world famous experts consider are the greatest mines  on the continent.  On account of his wife's health he  was forced to make a change, and he  has accepted a position as financial  agent of a strong New York syndicate  developing rich copper properties near  Prescott, Arizona. From Phoenix,  British Columbia, to Phoenix, Arizona, or near there, is a far cry, but Mr.  and Mrs. Hemenway will take the bes.  wishes of a host of Boundary friends  They leave on Monday for Vancouver,  Seattle and Portland, thence to Prescott.  A 1 ich shoot of iron 01 e was struck  in the glory hole of the Mother Lode  this week, which is just the kind o! ore  desired for fluxing with the average oie  of the mine.  By the first of December the second  half of the 60 drill, compressor being  installed] by the Granby Co. here, will  be shipped by the makers from Sher-  brooke, Quebec.  In the process of installing the large  ore crusher for the ' Granby C>.j  the j  heavy; parts have this week been placed on the  bed  in  the new building  erected for this purpose.  Two cars of rich ore arc being loaded from the Providence mine, the ore  coming from the Co-foot level. It will  s-o to the Trail smelter, and like other  shipments from this mine, high returns  are anticipated.  The Greeinyood , smelter is getting  but little outside ore nowadays,' most  of the ore being treated coming from  the company's Mother Lode mine. The  Snowshoe ships a coup'le of cats dailj  to this smelter.  LEAVES FOR  LONDON  To Attend the Snowshoe Annual Meeting.  ANTHONY J. M'MILiAN HAS STARTED  Meetlnc Will Held In Dcccmber-Dlrrclora Are  .Pleased  With  Mine's  Progress During  Ihe Last Vear.  The Fail view postofficewas recently  robbed by one McClusky, who con-  lessed and is now in custody. ���  SNOWSHOE'S  BIG HOIST  One of the Largest in the Boun-  dary.  WILL ARRIVE HERE IN A FEW DAYS  Foundations are Completed���Hoist Is of 150  Horse Power Capacity With Two-Ton  Skips���Main Shaft Is Being Deepened.  The new hoist for the Snowshoe will  be one of the largest of its kind yet in  stalled in the Boundary. It has a capacity of 150 horse power, with double  drum, and is fitted with two skips with  a capacity of two tons of ore each. The  hoist will be shipped in a few days from  Rossland, where it has been in use for  a short time in one of the large properties in that camp. The Hoist will be  driven by electricity, the power coming  from Cascade. Concrete foundations  for the hoist were completed this week,  and the gallows frame is now being  erected over the main shaft.  Work has been resumed on the main  shaft of the Snowshoe, now down some  300 feet, and the shaft will be continued for the present to the 400 foot level.  'This week the Snowshoe made the  record shipment of ore in it-history,  sending out 1,230 tons. Every day  four cars went to the Boundary Falls  smelter and two cars to the Greenwood  'smelter���all that either of the smelters  will'take at the present time. The  management of the Snowshoe would  like to ship more ore, and are in a position to do so, but have no place to  ship to. The ore is all of a good grade,  and is being taken from the surlace  workings or glory holes.  The 1,800 foot spur for the Snow-  shoe, which runs just below the tunnel  dump, was completed this week, with  the exception of the small trestle at the  end of the spur. On this spur ore bins  with a capacity of 3,000 tons will be  built at once, the lumber having been  ordered for some time.  '.; Anthony J. McMillan, managing director of the Snowshoe Gold and Copper Mines, Ltd,, after spending sev-  eral'days at the Snowshoe mine in'this  camp, left last Saturday for Rossland  and New York, from which latter he  expects to sail on the 8th inst. on a  Cunard liner foi London, England.  While he is absent ac/oss the pond  Mr. McMillan will attend the annual  general' meeting of the Snowshoe shareholders and give an account of the  progress made at this impoitant piop-  erty in the twelve months past. As two  others of the direnoiate���Mr. Water-  low and Dr. Jones���have visited the  Snowshoe this last summer, and expressed themselves as not a little  pleased at the present condition of the  property; the shareholders will doubtless have a similar opinion when they  hear Mr. McMillan's repoit.  Before leaving for his wintei trip to  theold countiy Mi. McMillan   took a  rundown to the coast, and while there  took occasion to see  the cabinet ministers, with a  view  to securing more  favorable legislation   for   the   mining  districts,  particularly  as   reg.trds   the  taxing of the output.   He   thinks the  ministers themselves are   favorably inclined   to  this  view, and  has  strong  hopes,that something can and will be;  done in the near future.    At the same,-  time it is'certain that   the government  members from   the  tniming  districts  have an idea that the mining companies bpe.ating in the  upper country are.  all  rich anyway, and  are  capable of'  paying heavy taxes.    These  membeis.  must be brought to see the matter in a-  fair and equitable light,  One matter of unusual importance  that will come up for consideration at  the Snowshoe meeting in London is  that of reduction works for ti eating  ore from the Snowshoe. Several smelter and smelter site pioposiuons, as  well as other methods of treatment for  which much is claimed, will be considered. As the Snowshoe is now developed to a point where it can maintain shipments at the rate of 600 tons  daily, and is also thoroughly equipped  with machinery, the nutter ol reduction of the ore becomes of prime importance.  Council Cannot See It.  Last Saturday a meeting of the city  fathers was held, and the resignation  of Alderman Webster Rogers was read  and accepted. A number of bills,  largely for sidewalk building and labor,  were ordered paid, and tbe board of  works was ordered to look into the matter of raising the First street bridge.  Mayor Rutnberger's letter from the  city of Greenwood, asking that city to  issue $25,000 in debentures, to assist  in building the Greenwood-Phoenix  tramway, was read, and the matter discussed. The decision was not to do  anything with the matter at the present time.  G. W. Wooster, treasurer of the  Granby Co., spent a couple of days in  the city this week, checking out J. F.  Hemenway, and checking in his successor, J. L. Martin, in the Granby  mines' office.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 and  for 1901, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� Past  iqoo 1901 Week        1902  Granby Mines, Phoenix      (54,533 231,762 . 5,610 254,134  Snowshoe,              "          297 1,731 1,230   11,06 8  Brooklyn,               "         ...         I50  |..  Mother Lode, Dead wood ;.;'.      5,340 99,034 4,608  106.828  Sunset,                  "             802 600      7,820  Morrison,              "             159  B.C. Mine,          Summit     19,494 47,405 840      8,333  K- Bell,                       "        5fi0  Emma,                        "        650 660       5008  Winnipeg,     Wellington      1,076 1,040 ....         785  (jolden Crown,       "       ...                     2 250 ' 625  Athelstan,              "             1,200 "550 '.'.'.'.  King Solomon, W.Copper  875  No. 7 Mine,           Central  665 ....         482  City of Paris, "           2 000  Jewel,             Long Lake         160 350 ....      2,175  Carmi,             West Fork  890  Providence,     Providence    43  Ruby,      Boundary. Falls ;.....  80  Miscellaneous...      3,230 3,456           Total, tons ....     99,730 390,000 13,008 397,743  Tranhy Smelter treatment, tone .       62,387 2,>0.S28 5,255 240,493  J  n '���  W  lit-  Ifg  M  5&*  Hi-'* "  ii  " t  I J  &,  :X'  h  ' -f  r    <  It   .>-*'  1"��" <���*��    1  .���.      ^      ��� ��� --������-.    .���f" ""���"      ^      b. a        ".J-"    ���       . -    .     . _  >       . ���  I " '    J *   i \1 ' K     ��� ,    ,J-   l"t 1.'     .J,. -��� .*      ��     <��  If     i>  '      ,"'        I        '    l>�� V-'     >���    ,        ��,. *      1       J"     "-"V-i V* I."-    *...! ."       I-      -.       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Frl.  5  2 3 4 1  9  ,6 U 12  16  J7 J8 \9  23 24 25 26  27  30  6    7  13 U  20 21  28  1902  Set.  1  8  15  22  29  TONNAGE COMPARISONS.  Next to the story of the dividends,  nothing sounds so good to those interested in low grade camps as the story  of the tons���especially where the tonnage is steadily increasing. For it is  only a matter of time until, the story  of the tons becomes practically the tale  of the dividends.  Now, in regard to the Boundary,  while there have been many drawbacks  for shipping mines this year, there has  been a distinct advance over last year  in the amount of ore shipped from our  properties���an advance that will prob  ably show a 25 per cent increase by  the end of the calendar year. To go  more into details, the Boundary has  already mined and shipped as much  ' ore in ten months of 1902 as it did in  twelve months in 1901���that is, close  to 400,000 tons in each case.  Just now Boundary mines are making an average production of 2,000  tons ol.ore daily.. As the Granby Co.  will soon have its fourth furnace in  blast, this will make an average output  for all Boundary mines of 2,500 tons  of ore daily, or at the pleasing rate'of  75,000 tons per month. All of which  means that the ore shipments for the  ��� full year of 1902 will not fall much  short of 550,000 tons���or about 40  per cent more than in 1901.  Cuming to individual mines, we find  that sp far this year the Granby mines  have shipped exceeding 250,000 tons,  the Mother Lode over 100,000, and  the Snowshoe over io,oco tons���all of  of which,are in excess of the entire  year' of 1901. The other shipping  properties are-also making good showings, such as the Sunset, Emma and  B.- C^mine.  It is plain, therefore, that notwithstanding all the unforeseen contingencies that have prevailed this last summer substantial progress has been  made in ��� the Boundary district in the  mining industry. The entire country  is on a better business basis, and from  now on should advance steadily.  If one could take a glance into the  future���trie near future���what would  he see here? By next spring he would  note that, instead of seven furnaces in  existence here, treating some 2,500  tons of ore daily, he could find twelve of  them, treating over 4,000 tons per day;  for it is a well known fact that each ol  the three smelters is preparing to increase the capacity, some of the orders  for additional plant having already  been placed.  Good times are in  store for the  Boundary, and, barring unforeseen con  tingehcies, they will shortly begin to  put in their appearance.  Among the plants lecently put in  or now projected are following: $60,-  000 sawmill at Wardner, East Kootenay; $100,000 plant at Slocan City;  large plant at Arrowhead; large plant  at Cascade, besides others. In addition to this, the old established sawmills are doing a good business. Immense areas of fine timber land have  been taken up, and in a short time the  industry will be second only to that of  mining.   That zinc Iiinng to the clouds in the  Slocan district seems to be getting  brighter.  WHAT EDITORS-SAY  Gold Bricks���Manitoba is so pros-  l>erous that the farmers down there arc  figuring on buying their gold bricks in  car lots so as to get the trade discount.  ���Sandon Paystreak.  Speaks Well ��� It speaks well for  the enterprise of citizens of Revelstoke  that this city is becoming one of the  principal centers of the province for  the flotation of mining and industrial  enterprises.���Revelstoke Mail.  The editorial joke writer has lost a  prolific subject, now that the greatest  coal strike of the century is over.  Delinquent tax sales throughout  British Columbia are quite effective in  stirring up the negligent realty owners.  \V. A. Galliher, M. P., is reported  as making a tour of his constituency.  Wonder if he'll reach the Boundary for  the first visit worth mentioning since  he was elected.  East and west the newspaper men  have been telling what a tart time the  members of the Dominion cabinet have  been having. It was gospel truth, too:  strange to say.  Greatest Leader ��� The great  emergency will always find the man.  John Mitchell was a year ago viitually  unknown to the world. Today he  stands the proven greatest leader of  the Labor army.���Vancouver World.  In one day, the Slocan Drill says,  $275 was sent out of that town to the  T. Eaton Co. This record, unfortunately; can be duplicated in nearly every  camp in British Columbia.  Socialism leceived a great lift by the  coal miners' strike in Pennsylvania.  Thousands who never before believed  in government ownership of coal mines,  are now fully convinced. This was a  result that the coal barons did not calculate upon, and it will not help them  in future labor troubles.  It appears as though Uncle Sam  would really soon become heir to all  the troubles and vicissitudes of the  Panama canal. Unlike the French  people, Uncle Sam is likely to profit,  though.        The Boundary's big six ��� Granby,  Mother Lode, Snowshoe, Sunset, B.C.  mine and Emma���are steadily shipping ore to the smelters in increasing  quantities. The average rate is now  about 2,000 tons daily from Boundary  mines, which will be increased to 2,-  500 tons per day in the near future.  The Doukhobors say they would  like to remove from the Northwest to  British Columbia, but do not wish to  be amenable to our laws. This class  of immigrants do not lack for assurance, to say the least, and it is not surprising that the provincial government  has turned down their application emphatically.  It is pleasing lo note���and the fact  is semi-officially confirmed ��� that the  Mother Lode mine and smelter are  making a net profit of $1,000 per day  at present. This is at the rate of over  30 par cent per annum on the capital  stock of the company. Evidently  there will be more than one Boundary  mining concern that will begin to distribute some profits among the shareholders in the near future.  Are Despised ��� We despise those  carping critics and pessimists in the  world who see little good in anything  but themselves, and who gaze on theii  surroundings with haughty eye of assumed superiority. There are a number of these fellows in Vancouver. ���  Independent.  ONE OF THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD  CoHaeit ea  Qrsubf Mines From London,  j Eniliml.  The visit of a party of English journalists to the B. C Mining camps  naturally caused local mine managers  to refer to their particular districts in  the most glowing colors. 'I he statements made by the superintendent ol  the Knob Hill and Old Iionsides  mines, in the Boundary, are, however,  deserving of attention, as the immense  future before this district is not appreciated as it deserves.  Mr. Williams, the superintendent,  stated that since he left Wales, 32 years  ago, he had worked in all the principal  mining districlsin the United States,  but nowhere had he seen such enoi -  mous ore bodies as in the mines over  which he now has charge. The huge  ore bodies he describes as practically  inexhaustible; some of the slopes of the  Iionsides mine were 400 feet in width.  They were now mining at a depth of  700 feet from the suiface, and they had  pioved by means of a diamond drill  ihat the ore existed to a further depth  of 1,000 feet. Knowing this, they had  commenced the erection of a plant  which would be the largest in Canada  and enable them to mine 5,000 tons a  day.  The average value of these great ore  bodies is, of course, low; but with such  an output as contemplated, they will  have a marked effect in a few yeais'  time on the world's copper output, and,  from indications in other mines of the  district, there is every reason to anticipate that thc^ftoundary district will become one of the greatest copper producers in the world.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE agent,  FIRE, .LIFE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner fur taking Afflun- K*.  Phoenix, B.  R. A. SCOTT,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public  PHOENIX, B. C  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  Sec  Regular communication 8 p. m  oud Thursday of each month.  Umergtrnt meeting? nscnlled; Masonic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Mock.  . L. GERMAINK,  Secretary.  F. L. COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155.   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   ers' Union Hall.   IJD. BROWN. Picj. AUGUST 1'ir.GKR. Sec'y.  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  Jl.-etlnga on Frldr.}  at 830p.m., Mlnera  U11i.ll Hall.  Visiting   brethren  cordially invited.  JAMUS MARSHALL, Prei.    R. I.. BOYD. Secy  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. U., of Phoenix.  Meets Tuesday  nijrhts, 8;3o o'clock at  Miners' Union Hull.  r.Lorah,  President.  Miss Losciie,  Secretary.  Those desiring help apply to secretary. 'Phoney  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  S   QROWINfl BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS.  ��� . In'Kootenay and' southeastern Yale  "the industry that overshadows all oth-  'ers is'that of mining.' At the same time  another���that of lumber manufaclur  \Ing���has k'rown to such proportions in  the last year or two that it it is attact-  ing more than passing notice.  1 ��� In the growth of ths mining industry  'the sawmiilers have had, and still  l.have, a profitable trade. Now, however, they are' reaching out and cap-  ituring the trade of the Northwest Ter-  ;. fitories, a section that is fast settling  < up and is growing by leaps and bounds  ���' literally. As a result old sawmills are  j being rehabilitated, and new large  .plants are being installed at advantageous points. Thus a most important  industry is being built up, that will result in bringing in large sums of money  -to one branch of trade, and (bus to all  "others.  The world needs to be reminded as  much as to be informed.  The ads that pay are those that hold  forth a proposition in line with the  public's wants.  Too much stress is laid upon position for advertisements. An advertisement is good almost anywhere in a  newspaper.  An ad today may save you running  sixteen times the space tomorrow to  bring back the customer who yielded to  the seductiveness of a coniDetitor's advertising.  There are men who when they sit  ���down at a table d'hote dinner, eat voraciously, regardless of their stomachs,  being moved by a purpose to "get their  money's worth." There are advertisers of the same "mind. They buy space,  and think they are cheated if they x do  not.crowd it with reading matter.  Origin of the Devil.  - There is a hoodoo in every newspaper office, says the Ottawa, Kan., Herald. It hides behind the cobwebs and  comes out at critical times, and gets in  its dastardly work. The story of how  the newspaper hoodoo was born is told  with hushed breath in every, printing  office. They say that when Gutten-  barg started the first newspaper in Germany a maiden lady of advanced years  persuaded some irresponsible youth to  marry her. She left word at the newspaper office that the thing be properly  .written up. The paper told the facts,  including the statement about the  biide's age, looks and disposition, and  she being mad with rage, sold herself  to the devil and was transformed into  an evil spirit. To this day this evil  ,spirit prowls around newspaper offices.  Don't laugh when you see ludicrous  things in the paper. They are the  devil's work.  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  FDITIOffr  WEBSTER'S  iMTEBNATIONAlu  Dictionary,  A Dictionary of &N&M9H,  Biosraphr. Oaoarftphr, rictltMt ft*  New Pl&t'e* Throughout  25,000^New" Words  Phrases    and   Definition*  ��� Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS)  Ph.D., LL.D., United States ,  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  Rich Bindings 8364 Jmtss  ���   5000, Illustrations   The International was first issued  in iSqo, succeeding the " Unabridged."  The New Edition of the International  was issued in. October, J900. �� Get the  latest and best.  We also publish  Webster's . Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glossarjr ol Scottish Words and Phrases.  " First class in quality, second class in size."  Specimen pages, etc. ot both '"  books sent on application.'  G.GC.MERRIAM CO.  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  AN ALL ABIDING- FAITH.  ���Ore is coming more freely to the  Granby smelter from Republic. The  Quilp alone has contracted to send  600 tons per month. .  ,  ��� Mr. Dooley says: "Ivrybddy'slin-  thrested in what ivrybody else is doin'  that's wrong. That's what makes the-  newspapers."  Those chocolates sold by - Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them ?  Union goods:���You will find the  best lines of union made cigars and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  If you are a stranger come in;  whether you want anything or not  you'ie always welcome at Albin's  News Depot.  The Illinois Central Railroad Company  has an all abiding faith in ths fa tare of  theGreal Northwest. A short time ajio,  this was manifested by the establishment, in Seattle, of an agency to take  care of their interests there. The latest  effort is to put on a splendidly equipped  new train service between St. Paul and  Chicago. ,The new trains will be running Sunday, November 2nd. Thev wi! 1  use their own rails between Chicago and  Albert Lea, Minn., and the Minneapolis  & St. Lotus Ry. track from Albert Lea to  Minneapolis and St. Panl, running into  the TJnion Depot at St. Paul, which is  the siime that is used by all lines in that  city.  The train is to be known as "The Chi-  cago,.St. Panl and Minneapolis Limited,"  and will consist of sleeping car, buffet  library car and .reclining chair car  through without charge between Chicago  and Minneapolis and St.' Paul. Dining  car service will also be maintained, supper being served ont of Chicago and  breakfast into Chicago. Trains will leave,  St. Panl at 7.10 p. m. and arrive in Chicago 9."30 a. m. Leave Chicago at 6.10  p. m.'&nd arrives at St. Paul at 8.40 a  D). making close connections at St. Paul  with all western lines. Tickets can be  purchased vja this line, in connection  with all western lines, at all Btations.  For further information regardine,  rates, routes, time, etc., call on or address,  B. H. Tbuhdull,  Commercial Agen 111. Cent. R. R.  142 Third St., Portland, Ore.  Paul B. Ti*dm*>pon,  Freight4t Ifasnenger Agent,  Jill. Cent. #. R., Seattle, Wash.  One of Canada's great=  est Family Papers  absolutely FREE*  We have made arrangements with the  publishers of the Montreal Family Her  aid and Weekly Star, and with the pub  Ushers of the Toronto Weekly Globe, by  which we can offer a subscription to  either of these greatest Canadian family  weeklies for the balance of 1002  Absolutely free.  To every person paying 75 ct-nts for n  subscription to the Phoenix Pioneer for  tbe balance of 1902, we will have either  of the above famous weeklies mailed direct without extra charge.  If you are-already a paid up subscriber  to the Phoenix Pioneer, on leceipt of 75  cents we will send you either of the  above weeklies and extend your Pioneer  three months.  This is no donbt one of the greatest  offers ever made to Canadians, and the  sooner itis accepted the more you get.  Address now,  PHOENIX PIONEER,  ���"  ���    * -       PnoBNix, B. ii.  NOTICE.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives thp news  of the Boundary. It works for: the Boundary. It is owned by the^editbr andjnot fey  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  15(1   Limited -  Represented by J,G,Whlte��crc, Nelson, B.C.  J. F. Hemenway, Locul Agent.  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  PHOENIX, B. G  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  n  AllWork Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL   MINERS' AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  6~  Corser Phocilx St. and Brooklyn Ave.  O  3H  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT A GILMAN  VANCOUVER, ������ C.  M PROVINCIAL   p  ASSAYERS   L  TUB  VANCOUVER ASSAY OFFICK  Ella Wished 1890.  Minerals Identified and Their Values Ex-  ,>lmned-    FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You a Piece of Doubtful Rock? Just  Mall it to us. Mill and smelter tests up to  ��ooo lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sample,  GREENWOOD  R. GREIGER,  Manager &6m-  "������I"  Notice ishereby given that the pitit-'  nership bet\*'eett myself and H. J. Mc-  Quaid liavirir; been dissolved, all acounte  duo the Palace Livery Stable are payable only to .-me, arid'I will settle all  bills against!said stable.  John Collins.  Dated atrjioenix, B. C, Sept. 10,1902.  ,.Tjr?\>  Double spring and matlre$S for sale  .Inquire at the Pioneer Office. A'bar-  gain.        ,   .. -  Albjn has a new line of cigars that  will suit you to a T. ���  Always::  Desirable  Odd pieces of furniture to  make your home more comfortable. A luxury you can  enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK 8c BINNS  FURNITURE DEALERS  have just what you want most.  ��� o*��9t>9��*��>**��9*e*.���� ���������������������  Phoenix Home Btewed  Brewed by a''Home Institution has proven the test, and has made a JJ=  host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities Y Y   * JS  PHOENIX BEEPER* 1  JULIUS MUELLER, Proi'KIktor.   Y    '   '  Corner Standard Aye. .and Banner St..  Phoenix  Lion moliiing worhs  ��� "JAS-McCRRATH. Prop ...  ! JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  ���Sole AkciiIh fur Kctclisqucltcn Keller*' Ulue Label llrand the mod  livaltliful and refreshing cf Mineral Water*.  Phone Orders Solicited.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name for the Cliicii^o, Mil  waukee & St. Paul R��ilwny, known all  over the Union as the Great Flailwa'  running the "IMonwr Limited" tia.iti(-  every day and nipht between St. Pan'  and Chicago, ami Otnalia and Chirac".  "The only perfect trains in the worM "  Understand: Connections are inadi  with All Transcontinental Lines, assuring to passengers the best service known.  Liixuri'lus coaches, electric lights, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no othei  line.  See that your ticket reads via '"Tin  Miiwankei-" when going to any point in  the United Stales or Canada. AII ticket  agents Bell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  Trav. Pass. Agt., General Agent,  6POKAKB.WN. PORTLAND. OR  NOTICE.  To the Stock-holders' of the Similkameen Valley Coal Company. Limited,  and all whom it may concern:  Recent development of the Company'?  coal lands and conditions that are now  occurring wairant the Company in notifying all their stockholders to hold the  price of same firm and at a good figure.'  The Company ar*> not offering Treasuiy  Stock at present at any price.  Similkameen Valley Coal Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that all account ������  due the undersigned must he paid immediately, or they will Le placed in the  hands of a solicitor for collection  .    ��"*8' A- McClung & Co.  Phoenix, B. C, Aug. 16,1902.  // you read the  YquHI keep posted gn  the Boifndary."  Palace Livery staples  The best established and regulated hostelry in the boundary. We are centrally located in our new stables with  a complete outfit of Saddle and Driving Horses. The  best of rigs.     Parties driven  to any Boundary  point.  JOHN   COLLINS, Proprietor^  Knob Hill Avenue  Old Ironsides  Addition  Phoenix. B. c.  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading' Weekly  pf the Boundary.  yc<  Published w tlie Heart pf t]ie Greatest Gpjd  Copper belt of British Columbia.  Inl901  the entire Iioundaiy shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix ramp alone shipped 235,000 tons of ore  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any pait of Canada or the United  States for  $3.00  per yeais-or the rest of ihp wprld fpr I3.00   per  year.    It giyps (hp  latest and Most  n  Reliable News  of Boundary Minps. and'gmeltMs.     It is feat less  and independent! and aims'to be  DOWN TO DATE.  ><Your.subscription can begin at any time.  Address with check  PI0NEE^;PBLIS11iJG  ..PHpENIX>;B:.'C.  7       ; '  <  A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST TEA  direct from the grower to the consum^  m^dMA .'��;��&;  1]H�� PHP^mX.PIQNE^R  ���  '�����������-'���.-��� ���������"���'''  'T '; ���-������      o  "Strongest in the world."  Assets  $ 33��.568,o63.4q.  J   ^imi'i.i's   t>"7o,i37,i'70.oi  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605 606 607 Knipi/c Stale Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  ;; L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rcssland, B. C  ... .  FASHION  LIVERY..  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  MclNTYRE & McDONALD,  TiaKniONE No. 10. .   PROPRIETORS  THE OBSERVATORY  ��� Tiiixgs Taucfd'op at  I '    ���    Home awd Klsewheku  ,.  We are pleased to note, according to'  recent reports in Toronto papers, that  Rev. T. Green; B. A., Methodist .minister of l'lioeiiix, in his final year- in  arts at Victoria college was not only  successful in capturing the Sanford  gold medal iu philosophy but also successful in winning the Governor-General's silver medal, having obtained  the highest percentage of any honor  student in the fourth year at Victorii  college. These mednls were presented at the convocation held on Monday,  3th, at Toronto;  PHOENIX   ���  MARKET.   ���  t  I P. Burns & Co.  HEAD OFFICE FOR BOUNDARY CRKEK, GREENWOOD, II. C.  '      .    HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C.  .... Wholesale d Detail Ileal flerchanfs. i  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Folks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Vmir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4.  DAILY  ���A. S/4 PAW, Proprietor.  ���j����j����j��-  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers,  BOTH NEW AND OLD,  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year ....,  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year .,   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  ������������   (\Deluding Handsome Portmit\  VtJf.I    ^ofKing Edward,.;i7���� Inches.^���   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  Y^Torld, Thrice-a week, both  for one year ..................  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  pamily Herald and Vfcekly Star,  bofh one yea^..._.....,_...............  $3.75  ���  2.50  150  2.50  2.75  BuhspriptiQim received to all Magaj-inca arid Periodic  .. ,"   ���  pals at publialiersloweat rates,  Send ali subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENKf, Q. C.  Guess  But if you are going east write us for our rates, and "jet us tell you  about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacifie coast to Chieago  ������-"��� and Cincinnati.  ,  Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give you  '^^^'Minmlipn^ooMm^^    S.3-9  "l"es of track, oyer which  are pppraied'spme pf the finest trams in the world.  *      ^ticulars regarding freight or passenger ran*, call on oraddress :  & P.A., B.H.TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  Oct.  Like a thunderbolt out of the blue  en me the news Inst week that Jnhn A.  Manly, of Grand Forks, had been   arrested, charged with  complicity  with  the burning of t|,e Columbia hotel over  three ��� ears ago.    When   the  dreadful  cal.istiophe occured,   the  matter  was  thoroughly thrashed out, and 'was'finally allowed to rest with the conviction  of the man, Cann/ion,  who con lessee!  10 the crime of setting the hotel on fne.  The provincial police,   however,   have  been quietly working on the  case for  some lime past,  and   seemingly   have  discovered something.    At the time of  the fire it created a  great  sensation,  and, apparently, there is likely  lobe  another sensation over the same  matter, especially if the charges are   made  to stick.  Much interested is manifested in the  case of the V., V. & E. crossing the C.  R R. and Kettle Valley tracks at  Grand Forks, thereby permitting the  first mentioned company to build to  the Granby tmelter and on to Phoenix.  At this writing the decision of the railway committee at Ottawa on the question is not known. Should it not be  favorable, there are those who would,  according to report, be only too glad to  turn out and put in that much desired  crossing; courts or no courts, and let  others fight it out afterwards. This  would certainly be a high handed procedure, but more remarkable things  than this have been reported as hap.-  pening at or near Grand Forks.  MS  Recently the Observer took a trip  through most of the towns of the Boundary, and he was struck with the increased feeling of hojiefulness that seemed to prevail among nearly all classes.  Not that general business is now so  much better than it has been during  the last few months, but there is a feeling that the hardest of time" are practically over for the present. In othei  words, that we are on the edge of much  better times, but leaving but the boom  element. Business men generally seem  to have cause for the faith that is in  .them, and act and talk accordingly.  Incidentally, it was noted that the  "knocker" was conspicuous by his absence, for all of which thanks wen  given.  terests of the profession by using their  influence in every way possible to prevent and discourage the use of the term  "Ore iri Si#ht" except as defined above;  and the council also strongly advise  that no ambiguity or mystery in this  connection should be tolerated as they  (the council) consider that s.ich ambiguity is an indication of dishonesty or.  incompetency:  Note.--The secretary will be pleased to send a copy to any of our readers on application to him at the office,  Salisbury House, E. C���London Mining Journal^  EASTERN  Townships Bank  ESTAIJMSHKD I 859.  CAPITAL --- - $2,ooo,occ  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $',955,225  KbbhRVfc. bUNI)   -   -  .$1,200,000 | roomwhlch was sumptuously furnished.  Russian Red Tape.  ILLJAM   E.    CURTIS   had   a  strange  experience   not. lone  ago when he called at a bank  In Russia   to   malte a draft  esralnst his letter of credit   "I was met  at the door by a man in gorgeous livery, with a long staff in his hand,'' ht  trrites.   "He led. me into a. reception'  w  B.OMINING NOTES  "ORE IN SIGHT."  ],Q. LINDSAY, T.F.  Third St, PORTLAND, ORE  Better SI at ionery nnd Job I nnf.  ing than that turned .out bv tbo  .Phoenix Pioneer has yet to ne  produced. Tlie proof of the pudding is in the eating.   Give us a  trial with your next order   PIONKKK PUB- CO.,  Phone 14. ���    Phoenix, B. 0.  Definition   of Term by Members of English  Institute.  The council of the Institute of Mining and Metallnrgy, recognizing the  great importance, to the mining industry and to the public generally, of the  subject dealt with in the paper on "Ore  in Sight," by Mr. J. D. Kendall, appointed a committee to consider what  steps the institute might usefully take  in defining the term "Ore in Sight."  The views expressed by leading members of the profession showed a great  divergence of opinion as to the definition of the term.  After due consideration and discussion the council came to the following  decision:  1. That the members of the institute should not make use of the term  "Ore in Sight" in their reports without  indicating, in the most explicit niannei  the data upon which the estimate is  based, and that it is most desirable that  estimates should be illustrated by drawings,  2. That as the term "Ore in Sight"  is frequently used to indicate two separate factors in an estimate, namely:  (n) Ore Blocked Out ���that is, ore  exposed on at least three sides within  reasonable distance of each other-rr-and  (I)) Ore which may be reasonably  assumed to exist, though not actually  "blocked out,"  these two factors should in all cases be  kept distinct, as (n) is governed by fixed rules, whilst (b) is dependent upon  individual judgment and local experience.  3. That is making use of the term  "Ore in Sight" an engineer should de  monstrate that the ore so denominated  is capable of being profitably extracted  under the working conditions obtaining  in the district  4. That the members of the Institution be urged to protect the best in-'  Work is being resumed on' the  Homestake, Rossland camp.  The Ty.ee ships 100 tons of ore a  day to Ladysmith smelter.  The Enterprise, Slocan lake, is making arrangements to save zinc.  The Le Roi and Le Roi No. 2, at  Rossland, are about to amalgamate.  A slump has taken place in Le Roi  stock, falling from ��2. 15s. to ��1.-  16s. 3d. '���".:  Rossland's ore shipments last week  were 7,772 ton*, making 273,371 tons  for the year to date. ;,;.'  The September profits of the Le Roi,  estimated, are cabled from London as  |563,ooo. . '>;Y;;; Y'.'\  Preparations are beingmade for testing the Edison electric process on ores  ���of Slocan to extract zinc.   '  '.; Atlin yielded a million in gold this  year, or double last yeai's operations,  mainly due to hydraulicing.-  , The Noble! Five has again closed  down pending settlement of litigation.  The mine never looked better.  The Arlington,,, at Slocan City, is  shipping.to Trail.. Formerly the pip-  duct was handled by the Nelson smelter. "���;���'���'  The Quatsino and Clayoquot are  two new mining divisions recently created on the west shore of Vancouver  island. '���'.������ ,;'������!  Railways have made a freight rate  of $11 per ton on Slocan zinc ore to  Iola, Kansas. Other zinc smelters are  after the output.  A party of eastern shareholders has  been visiting the properties of the Northwestern Development Syndicate in the  Lardeau this week.  Work has been resumed on the Black  Beat, Ymir. The tunnel is already in  116 feetand two shafts have been sunk,  one 50 and the other 25 feet.  The Beatrice Mines, Limited, with  a capital of $500,000, in 50-cent.  shares, was gazetted last week, to acquire and operate the Beatrice, F'olsom  ind Edmund claims on Mohawk creek,  Lardeau.  According to the News Byron White  predicts Kootenay will within a very  short time have a greater measure of  prosperity than ever before, and the  prospeiily will be largely due to work  ing mines that produce zinc ores.  GeoYW. Hughes'sold his quarter interest Jn the Alamo group, Slocan, lasi  week, for $75,000. The owners of the  other three-quarters, the Scottish Coio:  nial Syndicate, we're the purchasers.  The .syndicate has now paid $500,000  for the group and has declared $300,-  000 in dividends.  BOARD OK DIRKCrOKS:  ', Wm. Fakwi.l*., President.  HON. M.  H. Cochkank, Vice-Prcs:   :  Israel Wood,  J. S. Mitchell. G. Stevens, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. H.   Kiithan, 11. B.  Drown, K. C.    v  '    HKAU OXP1CK. SIlKKIIudoKK, P. Q.  /as. Mackiiiuo.ii,' On'l ��l(jr  6. Hrtaei-L.  Local Jr^r.  S. F. MOHR>, IUK|x.i[i.r ol Uranclies.  ' ' ���"[; ��� ...nkANCI'EB. ��� '   .,.   ,'���'"  Iu Province ol Qurtxrc���    ;  . MoiiIichI, B.:AuttUit, Maiiaxer.        ..'.....  <(���    Watciltw W. I. IlrlggM, Mfliiajitr.  '','.'.Roeli'lKlaml, S. Slcvvns. Manager.:..  ..' Cowfliisvllle, II. F. Williams. Mgr.  .Coaticook. li. N. Kol'iiisuii, Manager.1  Kiclimoml. \V.),. llall, Mgr.  Granlij1, W  II < MobiiiKoii, Mgr.'  .    -   '  Ilndloru   W.'JI.HarcravcMKr.  "'��� .     Hiini iix'I.ii. A. W. WnlKon JI)jr.  Mhrcs;. \V, I)   I'ui'ii-r ,Mpr.',  St. Myociiill.c; j   I.nfiaiiilwim.-, Mgr '������  OrmHiouic. K  W'i Morgan, Mtir  ���'Windsor Mil's. H   I'. Olivier, Mgr. ���'.-.'  In Province or Urilii.li C��.li:inbia���  '      Ilraini IVirka, 'Win. Spier. Mgr  I'liociix.N   11   Slack. Acting Mgr.  Agenls    In    Ciiuatlii,   llnnk  ot   Montreal   nt<-  llrmu-livH.  '���    Xondon, IC'iK.. Nailoiial Hank orScotlan''  11    Ilotiton. Nntion'al Exchange Hank,  ������"     New York, National I'ark llnnk.  Collection      niade at   all   accesslljle    |K>intt  lirafts issued lor any required atuounUs, good n  all iKiiuts in Canaiiii,   V. S. unci Kuropc.    I<>  cltniigelioughl and sold.  Savings   Rkancii  Ofmck.  Dkpartmknt    at    Uaci  Intcrtfl alloued from dale of deposit and com  pounded annually without requiring attention o  depositor.  Office Hours: io-i: Saturday from lo to >2..  PACIFIC tty.  World's Scenic Route  DIRE  ;CT LINE,  EAST.  WESTY  Winnipeg  New Waetn.inster  .Toronto    '  A'aneonver  Ottawa   :'-...,-  Victoria  Montreal  Pkagway    .  St. John  Dawson  Halifax  Seattle  Boston  Port land  New York  San Francisco  UPPER LAKE STEAMERS  f.eave Fort  William  Sunday, Tuesday  and Friday;  VIA SOO LINE  St. Paul,    Ouluth,    Chicago.  Through Tourist  Sleeping Cars  EAST: "'������.,  Lenves Dunniore Jnmttion daily for St.  Paul; Kootenay  Landinir  Tmsiley i<m!  Saturday tfor * To.onto,  Montreal  and  all eastern points.  WEST  Leaves .Revelstoke.'daily.' for  Seattle  and Vancouver.  Through   bookings to  Europe via all  Atlantic, routes.  Prepaid tickele at loweet rates issued  fiom all European countries.  Upon the center-table were eeveraj vol  times of photographs, a city directory,  a railway stride, the last report of the  bank,   two or  three guide-books,  and  several: morning papers.    Over IriVona  of ; the' corners    was < 'a': handsomely  carved writing-desk furnished with all  sorts of stationery.'  While I was wondering what I was there for, a gentleman of Irreproachable attire and manners, entered, and asked how he could  serve me.    I  explained that I would  like two hundred and fifty dollars on  ray letter of credit, and wondered how  he knew I was on American, but he  had  doubtless learned from  long experience to distinguish the different nationalities,  and  I soon  discovered  br  the manner In whlchhe received subsequent arrivals that he could speak  German end French   as   fluently as  English. , I 'handed him  my letter of  credit, end he bowed politely and left  the room.   For a time I was alone with  my own thoughts.   I looked over all  the  books  and    papers,   watched  the  trafflo in the street from the window,  made two or three entries in my notebook, and wondered if the polite gentleman had not forgotten all about me,  when a page In buttons entered with  a silver  tray,  upon  which  were  two  drafts ��� duplicates ��� for my signature.  The little fellow bowed like a French  dancing-master,  and   seemed    to    be  deeply impressed with a sense: of responsibility. ; He came in several times  afterward    on    similar    service     for  other people, and his salutes were repeated  each  time  with an exactness  that showed careful training.   I was  afraid he was going to be gone all day,  and-:became.impatient.    I sat down at  the desk  to write a, letter,: and  had  written nearly a whole sheet when he  came back with my letter of credit and  the money upon his tray.   But the latter was all In bills.   I handed him one  of  them  and   asked   him   to   gret  it  changed.   He bowed again and disappeared.      I  must' have  spent' fifteen  minutes regretting my folly, when the  handsome manager came In to enquire  if there had been a m Is take. He seemed  to think I had been overpaid, and was  greatly relieved when I told him I only  wanted  a   bill   changed.    , He  disappeared, and It was another ten minutes  before the boy returned with the smaller bills.    I had been in that room for  more than three-quarters of an hour."  Anecdotal.  It la related that once, when a cap-  We Thrashed You.  D'  For Time-tables   rates and   full iu forma tloi  call on or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey,  Agent,  Phoenix, B. C  J. S. Cartek, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  E.J. Coyle,  A.G.P.Agt.  Vancouver, B.(  Making Large Profits.  The September return of tlie Tread;  well, Alaska, shows that the 240 stamp  mill ran 30^ days, 300 stamp mill ran  30^; crushed 87,708 tons ol ore; estimated realizable value of the bullion  $84,477; saved 1745 tons sulphurets;  estimated realizable value of same $82,-  992. Working expenses for month  $68,600.  Oregon R. R. & Nay...-Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R.R.  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets lo Europeandothei  foreign countries.   .  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective Tune 22 1902  Arrive  Daily  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that having  purchased the Fashion Livery Stable,  as from the ist day ol October, 1902,  all bills due the stable from that date  are payable to the undersigned, and all  accounts against said stable since thai  date will be settled by us.  Dated  at   Phoenix, B. C, October  "S�� '9��2-  Murdoch McIntvre,  -   Alex McDonald.  ITAUIYOX HOT Sl'IHNUS SAX1TAK1UM  "i. The most complete li C A I T 14  on the continent of North n C �� 1. I n  America. Situated midst D J" C fl D T  scenery unrivalled for gran- " 't ��* V n I  dcur. Boating, Fishing nnd Excursions. Kesi  dent Physician and Nurse. Telegraphic communication with all parts or the world ; two  mails arrive and depart every day.. Its baths  cure all nervous and muscular diseases; its wnt-  ers heal alt Kidney, Liver and Stouinch Ailments  Terms: Jistojisjper week, according to res-  deuce in hotel or Halcyou tlot Springs,  ow Lake 1). C.  of every description suitable for birthay presents can  obtained nt  W. ZIMMERMAN'S  99999999��99e9oee��e����eoe��eo  7.45 a. in. FAST MAIL���To and from  Coeur d'Alene district, Farm-  ington, Garfield 'olftix, Pullman, 'Moscow, *Pomeroy,  Waitsbwg. Dayton, Wa 11 a  Walla, Pet dleton, Baker City  and all points Kast 6 25 i\ m.  3^(5 p. m. EXPRESS���For Fannhigton  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow.Lewiston, Portland  San Francisco, Baker City  audall points KAST.  EXPRESS��� From nil points  East, Ilaker City, Sail Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Gnr-  . field aud Farmingtou 9.50 0. m  ���Except Sunday.  SHOHT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock, Portland  at 8 p. m. aud from Spenr Street wharf, SanFran  Cisco, at 10 a. 111, every five dnys.  Tickets on salent all S. F & N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, tune of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOHLKR, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  EAN STUBBS of Ely does not like  Chicago. In his book, "In a  Minster Garden," the' Dean's  causerie revolves amiably round Ely,  but where he discourses an his holiday  in the New World he becomes most  amusing1. Of. Chicago he says: ��� "I  thought It the most hatefully unlovely  city I ever was In. There wer�� line  buildings, of course���warehouses for  the most, pari, of the 'sky-scraping'  variety���but, as a whole, hateful, aim-  ply hateful���a clanking wilderness of  endless ��� streets, monotonous, unplc-  turesque, untidy, dirty, foul." ������....  Tet the Dean tells at least one story  which, proves that Chicago, for all its  unlovellness, has a knack of digesting-  all who go to live there. It relates to  Archdeacon Rushton, the secretary of  Bishop Maclaren. The Archdeacon was  a Torkshireman by birth; he had married a Canadian; but he had, been settled for some time In Chicago. "His  children, he told me, were born in that  city. One day lately his youngest boy  came home from school looking grave  and solemn. He had Just been promoted to the history class, and had  been reading about the War of Independence. 'Father,' he said, 'are you a  Britisher?' 'Yes, my boy, I am.' 'Oh!  . . . Mother, are you a Britisher?'  'Yes, dear, I am,' she said. 'Well,' he  replied, after a pause,' 'I don't care.  You had the King's army, and we  were only & lot of farmers, but we  thrashed you!'"  r  Spokane falls and northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARI'  RED MOUNTAIN WY.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  ���V.. V. and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route between all poiuts&asi  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson aud.all iu  termediate points; connecting at Spokane witl  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R *  N.Co.  Connects nt Rossland aud Nelson with Canadian Pacific Railway.  Conuects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo am'  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for Green  wood aud Midway, II. C.  Buffet cars run 011 passenger trains between  tweeu Spokane and Republic.  KFF��CTIVK AUGUST 17. iooj.  Leave. Arrive  925a.m Spokane 5:45 p. 11.  .0:30a. m '.Rossland 5:10 p.u..  7:15 a. m Nelson Soop. n.  n:o?a. m Miller's 3:58 p. m.  (Grand Korks)  10:24 a. m Curlew 4:4' p. m  9:k> a. m Republic 5:45 p. m  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent  Spokane, Wash.  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 35 cents per 100.  Your leisure monents may be pleasantly spent at Albin's pool rooms.  One Obstacle Overcome.  ILL.IE was a bright boy, of an Inventive turn of mind. At the age  of eight or ten he was seized  with the "perpatual motion" Idea, and  began to make all sorts of queer machines, despite the advice of his father,  who told him of men that had devoted  their lives to a vain search for perpetual motion.  "It violates the first principles of  mechanics, my boy," said his father.  "Action and reaction are equal, as you  .will understand some day. When you  can pull yourself up by your bootstraps, you may hope to Invent a machine that will start itself and run  without stopping."  The next day Willie came to his  father in great excitement and told  him he had done It���had pulled himself up by his bootstraps.  "It's no trick at all," he said.as he  led the way to the barn, where he  showed his bewildered father a pair of  old boots nailed, soles up, to a beam  overhead.  "There!" he exclaimed, as he climbed  on a box, reached up, ran his Angers  through the straps of the boots and  pulled himself up. "What do you think  of that?" ,  Willie's father did not reply In words.  Instead, he took a harness strap, and  then and there Willie gave an imitation of perpetual motion which required no elaborate apparatus.  Christmas Unmasked.  In modorn London, the Christmas  spirit is not, I maintain, a spontaneous spirit from within yourselves, but  a spirit which Dickens foisted Into you.  For Christmas Itself you have no real  sentiment; but you continue to keep  It, cannot help keeping it, for Dickens'  sake, in tlie regulation way. It Is a  mere literary survival.���Max Beerbohm  In "Pall Mall Magazine."  Over the grave of his wife in an English  village  a  poetry loving  widower  has just erected a monument bearing  this verse from the Rubalyat:  "A Book   of   Verses   underneath   th��  Bough,  A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread���and  Thou  Beside me singing in  the    Wilderness-*  Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!"  tain in th�� army was cornered by the '  enemy, be'addressed his then as foi- .  Iowa: "My men, fight like demons until  your powder gives out, then run.   I'm  ��� little-lame, I'll start now."  An English rector on coming Into ft '  new parish, asked tlie clerk if there  were any Puseyites (followers of Dr.  Pusey, a toigih churchman) in the com* >  munlty. "No, sir," replied the clerk;  "there used to be some, but for the last  two years the boys have took all'their  eggs." '  Mark Twain was recently, chaffing. Sir i  Wemyss Reld on the vagaries of English pronunciation. "You spell a name  B-e-a-u-o-h-a-nt-p, and pronounce it,  Marchbanke," be said. "And you do  precisely the same thing," replied (Mr  Wemyss. "Wihat do you mean?"' asked  Mark Twain. "Well, you spell your  name C-1-e-m-e-n-s, and you pronounce  itTrtvaiu."  An error of a new clerk in the mailing department of an English publish-  ing house was responsible the other  day for the malting of a prospectus to  a world-famous statesman, who had  been dead for some years. The letter  was returned a few days later,- with the  following endorsement: "In Heaven,   , 1901. Gentlemen: As your publications are not permitted to circulate  here, I believe It would be useless for  me .to subscribe for them. Yours respectfully," and here followed the name  of the .famous statesman.  When asked what ihe thought' ot a  certain captain who frequented the Essex links, a Scotch caddie said: "Wee!,  ���air, he's a verra'nice gentleman an' a  good gaufer, tout he's awfu' nerraf-aw-  fu' nerra." "Narrow! What 'do' you  mean, Donald?" "Weel, slr,< It wis this  way. Efter the game was ower, and I  had carried his clubs up tae the house,  he says: 'Donald, will; ye hae a draw?'  and I said: 'I, do be verra pleased,' bo  he getsthe bottle, an' he pourln'- awa'  intae a glass, an' I wantln' tae be gen*  teel, says: 'Stop! stop'���an' he stopped."  What to do with Jefferson Davla  should he be captured, was a problem  that puzzled Lincoln's Cabinet not a little: .Iri: speaking of it to General Grant  one day, the 'President remarked:  "There was once an Irishman who had  signed the Father Ma the w temperance  pledge. Going into a saloon to get. a  glass of lemonade to quench his thirst,  he leaned over and whispered to the  barkeeper: 'And couldn't you put a little ; brandy in It unbeknownst, to me-  Bilf?' So," continued Mr. Lincoln, "let  Davis escape ail unbeknown to yourself  if you can."  D. B. Stock well, the popular actor,  says tihat some years ago in San Francisco, when Peter Jackson, the colored  pugilist, was a feature in a revival ol  "Uncle Tom's Cabin," "Bill"������ Nye; was  to have lectured at the,Baldwin Theater, but was greeted by so small 'an  audience that he excused himself and  went over to hear Jackson talking of  the pearly gates to Little Eva. After  the performance Stockwell met Nye in  the lobby of the theater, arid he exclaimed: "Hello, Nye! What did you  think of Peter?"',: "Well,".responded the  humorist, dryly, "anatornically -he was  great/but Uncle Tomically he is the  worst I ever saw."  Dr. Varnadoe, a noted professor of  Greek, is very fond of flowers, and  some days ago, on returning from his  college duties, he found In bis front  yard a pestiferous calf belonging to a  'neighbor. The doctor ] gave chase, and  the animal plunged toward the flower-  pit, and in another instant crashed  through the glass cover and mixed at  random with the pots and plants below. WJien anotiher professor passed a  few minutes later, he said, gravely: "I  do not understand. Dr. Vamadoe, why  you should object so seriously to having a modest cowslip . added to your  fine collection of plants." The doctor's  frowning face relaxed. "Ah, Sanborn,"  be retorted, "you see, this was only a  worthless biilrusi."  !' "Not long ago a tourist in New Orleans went to see the statue of Andrew  Jackson in that city, on the pedestal of  wnich is Inscribed, "United We Stand;  Divided We Fall." Seeingr an old colored man standing by, he asked, "Uncle, did tihat inscription stay there all  during the Civil War?" "No, sah,"re-  sponded the old uncle, "hit didn't etay  dar endurln' de wan. In de fust place,  dem letters was standln' out laik (ley  was plastered on. Den de wah bust  loose, and;de Confed'rate gln'ral down  yere, he tuk a chisel and cut dem letters off smooth. Den ol' Gln'ral Butler, he come erlong wid hi3 Union so-  jers, an' he tuk a dhlsel an' cut dem  In deep, laik dey is now. An', Lordy,  how de folks down yere did sw'ar when  ol' Gln'ral Butler brush de dus' oft'n  his clothes an' git up frum his wu'k an'  say, Tse a-gwine to hang de fus' Johnny Reb What cuts dem letters off  ag'ln.'" -.-..������<  When the late President of the United  States and party went west not many  months before he was shot, Mrs. Mc-  Kinley, it  will  be. remembered,  went  too.   While talking one day with  Mr.  Scott,  tile man  who built  the battleship "Oregon," relates a writer in the  Boston "Journal," Mrs. McKinley said:  "Oh, do you play crlbbage, Mr. Scott?"  "Yes," was the great shipbuilder's answer.   "Well, so do I," said Mrs. McKinley. "I wish you would play a game  with me."    "I should be delighted to  do so," was the reply.   Later, as President  McKinley  and    Mr.   Scott  were  looking over the latter's big plant, Mrs.  McKinley not being present, the President said: "Oh, by the ..way, Mr. Scott,  didn't I hear you  and Mrs. McKinley  arranging to play crlbbage some time?"  "Yes," said Mr. Scott, "we are going to  play."    "Well,  what kind ot a player  are you?" asked  the President.    "Oh,  pretty fair,   I guess;   I play a pretty  good game."   "Well, so do I," said Mr.  McKinley.    "But, do you know. It may  seem strange, but it is a fact, that I  nave never been able to play well enough  to beat  Mrs.  McKinley."    As  he said  this he looked at Mr. Scott with a significant smile.   Their eyes met.   It was  enough.    Mr. Scott understood, and It  was safe to say that he did not beat  Mrs. McKinley.  A Great Whispering Gallery.  With the increase of cable, telegraph  and telephone communication, and especially with the introduction of tha  marvels of wireless telegraphy, tlie  world 'has been converted into a h-use  Whispering gallery.���"Herald," Sydney.  Artist���I guess I'll make It a half-  nude. Model���Which shall I put on���  my ball dress or my bathlne suit 7���  pTown Topics."  MINERAL ACT.    "  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Big Six Mineral Claim, situate in the   Grand  Korks Mining Division or Osoyoos District  Where located: In Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim. J  Take notice that I, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  as agent for T. P. Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 51619, and 0.1* Robinson, Fre�� Miner's  Certificate No. It 5S306, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ol improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim  And further take notice that artion, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D,  48  _    .. . 1902.  SvrfsBY M. Johnson,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Dominion Mineral Claim, situate in the Grand  Forks Mining   Division  of Osoyoos District.  Where located.   On Lookout Mountain, and  near the Lookout Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M  Johnson  acting  as agent for J   P. Shannon, Free  .Miner's Cerl1*!-  cate No. 11 54.195. intend, sixty days from the dnte  hereof, to apply  to the Mining  Recorder for a  certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a crown grant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice that ncMon, under section 37, must be cuiilmenced before tlie issuance  of sttcli certificate of improvements.  Dated this uth day of July, A. D.  4S  SVDNEY   M.  1902.  Johnson.  SSI  JspflS*-?  ijra^wwj��Mv  tl\  11  All  Y#  If  mm  ;s��  m  H  ������*���.'  B ��  ,-.. i  fit A  a 'j' ji*:^  '"i'ifl JM'"  'JfiriW  im  i  if ibi\'  g��."i-  ���  Ms*  [C^KJi'  fr ���-* -  % ��%I  -I'll  Mr)  Mm  IP  Hi ���  W  fiSTS!  n  i��  ii  -'A   f,    '     -J*     <  -    '   'v.  ������S*$roV       i  ���   \ -"-JLH-'Vy.  ������M5if-'l."   ��� <vfti  -.   ���.;  '���"��������;.������*:������--V  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric.*.*  j��>^�� Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion House  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS ^^ ^  ��..��� *- HOTEL    IN     PHOENIX  ���n ��  w%,    ��� TS^���^.   In cliaree of the Misses Smith.    Table served with the best in  Rooms and Dining Koom m  markets. Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  irrTffTffTTrnmfWffnirwsffWW  i  Bellevue Hotel  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B.C.  BUS MEETS All TRAINS.  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular.  LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION      I  I  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  ��� Do Not Forget���The Ladies' Aid  ot the Presbyterian church wish their  friends to remember that on Thursday,  the 13th inst, they will give a pound  and pie social at Ilardy-McKenziehall  They promise a good programme, be  sides refreshments suitable to the occasion.  ed that work on the building of the  church will be started early in the  spring, the plans having already been  prepared.  Case Remanded���The case of John  A, Manly, charged with complicity in  the burning- of the Columbia hotel  three years ago, came up for preliminary hearing at Grand Forks this week,  and was remanded until the 5th of  November, when E. P. Davis, the eminent legal light of the coast, will be on  hand to defend the accused.  Died in Providence Camp���Wm.  Kennaugh, father of Mrs. Fred Whit-  well, died in Providence camp, two  miles from Phoenix, last week Thursday, after an illness of but 18 hours,  having been stricken with paralysis.  He was a natjve of the Isle of Man,  ��� and was 72 years of age. The funeral  was held at Greenwood last Saturday.  :Xost His Job���Tuesday's passenger  train was eight hours late in reaching  Phoenix. As the train was coming out  of the Eholt yards,, a section man got  rattled and turned a switch, letting the  engine and coach run out on the ties.  It took till nearly midnight to get them  on again, the section man working with  the rest He is now looking for an  other job.  Boundarv Man Killed ��� Harry  C. Adams, a brother of Mrs. L. A.  Smith, of Anaconda, and who resided  there for a couple of years, was killed  last week by a cave-in at the Le Roi  mine, Rossland, where he was employed. He left a young widow, a widowed mother, a brother and two sisters to  mourn his loss. He was a son-in-law  of Richard Hutchens, formerly foreman at the Mother Lode mine.  Remarkable Gain ��� Secretary  Bambury, of the local Carpenters'  Union, has received particulars of the  growth of the international organization,  which show it to be steadily enlarging.  At present the United Brotherhood of  Carpenters and Joiners of America has  a membership of 105,000, with 1,170  local unions. The gain during the past  year, to September 25th, was 35,420  members, and 312 local unions.  Wedded Next Week���Miss Stella  Flewelling, second, daughter of Rev. E.  P. Flewelling, vicar of St. John's  church, will be married at the church  next Wednesday to Surtees James Tow-  good, of Sandon. The ceremony will  take place at ten o'clock, and after a  wedding trip the couple will settle down  in Sandon, where Mr. Towgood is in  ' the brewery business.  Were Afraid ���The Grand' Forks  base ball nine failed to turn up in Phoenix last Sunday, as agreed, but invited  the Phoenix boys to the Forks a second time. The Smelter City twirlers  evidently have a healthy regard for the  Granby fans on the base ball field, as  they-have not mustered up sufficient  courage to visit the town where the  nines are this summer.  Blessed the Bell ��� Last Sunday  evening a large audience was present  at the Catholic service at Miners' Union  hallj when His Lordship Bishop Dont-  enyille, of New Westminster, blessed  the new church bell, which had been  purchased for the organization here.  Rev. Father Bedard, the local sheperd  of the flock, was also present at the  services, and took part   It is expect-  Had a Little Respite ��� For the  first time since the Phoenix ,General  Hospital was opened, this week there  was not a patient there. Although  there is likely to be patients at any  minute, it gave Matron Johnson and  Nurse Fraser a much needed little rest.  J. A. Form, the carpenter, who fell  from the roof of a Granby building, and  sustained an ugly fracture at the elbow,  was the last patient, and he is now getting along nicely for such a bad fracture.  City and District Notes  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  News depot  A frame addition is being built to  the south side of the Bank block.  Miss Boler, dressmaker, Marsh  block, near the bridge,   Victoria Ave.  Fit guaranteed by Miss Boler, dressmaker, Marsh block, Victoria avenue.  Would go out by the day.  Bear in mind the Eagles' benefit ball,  given for Johnny Lyons at Miners'  Union hall on the evening of November 14th.  Louis De Voin, who took a prominent part in local base ball circles, went  to Republic camp this week, and will  probably remain there.  J. Milner, photo gallery, has returned from .Grand Forks, and is now open.  Call around and see his latest work,  and get your Xmas picture.  Wm. Tomlinson, chief clerk at the  Snowshoe mine, went to Rossland last  Saturday with A. j. McMillan, and re  turned this week Thursday.  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM the���  PEOPLE'S STORE  Cleanliness is next to Godliness. You will find tho  necessary ingredients at the People's Store. Run over tho  list carefully, and yon will probably find Bomethirig to suit  you.'  In the Laundry line we have Eclipse, Sunlight, Rojal  Crown, Monster, Sterling and Linen. For the bath we  - have Floating Copcoand Crsst'.the two best soaps known.  '   Also Tar soap.  Try a cake of our Life Buoy tiisinfelant soap, and tell  us what you think of it. .Our different kinds of Toilet soap  are too numerous to mention. Come in and look at them;  they are all marked right. Afulllineof Pears' and Williams' shaving soaps.   Castile and Tar till you can't rest.  Wo are still headquarters for Fruits and Fine Groceries. Everything'marked iu plain figures. Candies aro  cheap.  'Phone 61.  With one more issue the Pioneer  will be three years old. Subscribers  will kindly make a note of this.  Lorna Somerville, the infant child  of Samuel Somerville, was very ill with  bronchitis this week, but is now improving somewhat.  Last night was hallo-veen, when elfs,  gr.omes and sprites are supposed to be  abroad. They were not largely in evidence in Phoenix' this year. ,   .  This week the townsite owners of  Anaconda, adjoining the city of Greenwood, have been trying the experiment  ot selling townsite lots at auction.  At a meeting of the I'hocnix Volunteer Fire Brigade, held'late last week,  Chief Hemenway and Assistant Chief  Thompson tendered their resignation.  Alderman Marshall   was chosen chief.  John Swayne, a miner employed in  this camp this last season, was seriously  Injured last Monday night in the Le  Roi mine, where he has of late been  employed. He is now getting better,  however.  Tuesday two weddings occuired in  Greenwood. Miss Maggie Wisted was  married to John Jack man, of Anaconda, by Father Bedard, and Oscar S.  Floyd, of Eholt meadows, was married  to Miss Sophia Derickson.  There will be no morning service at  Methodist chuich tomorrow, on account  of Rev. Green being in Greenwood. In  the evening, Rev. Knox, of Greenwood,  will administer the sacrament of the  Lord's supper and hold a reception to  members.  J. J. Campbell, commercial agent ol  the Hal! Mines smeiter at Nelson, was  in camp Monday, accompanied by  Manager U'oakes, of the Granite Poor-  man mine, near Nelson. * He went  over to the Emma, Summit camp,  which is being worked by his company  to secure the iron ore for a flux.  Among the outside guests at the  smoker given Wednesday evening to J.  E. Hemenway were G. W. Wooster  and C. E. Lane, of Grand Forks,' and  R. P. Williams, A. G. Simpson, G. E.  Miller, Dr. G. M. Foster and E. W.  Monk, of Greenwood.  The Mother Lode mine and smelter  force has recently been augmented.  Sunday a daughter arrived at the family  of C. Jensen, engineer at the smelter.  Another arrived at the home of J. A.  McKinnon at the mine and a son at  the home of George Terhune, also at  the mine, a few days previously.  jMillir\ers.  Iff  The ladies of Phoenix will kindly  take notice that we have leased the  store adjoining McKenzie's drug store,  in the McAulifle building, and are now  displaying some of the nicest creations  in fall and winter hats yet seen in the  Boundary. No need to send or go  away this year. Our goods are all new  and in -he latest style. We invite you  to call and inspect.  McKenzie & Ha.mbi.ev,  McAuliffe Block,  Dominion Ave.  Waterman's Ideal  - .j ������**%��v%%*%%^vn,  ���  These pens are the finest!  in the woild, an J are madeolj  fust quality 14k. gold with the:  highest giade of workman-*  ship. They aie tipped with:  the best iriidiuni, and giuundj  in countless def-rees ol fmc-i  ness and flexibility. They,  ire absolutely non-coirodablej  itid will last for yeais. j  ljull assortment of nibs andj  |i>oints in stock, :  For sale in Phoenix only by:  ! Bros. {S  STAliONKKS,  KNOII 1I1I.I. AVI-:., rilOHNIX, n. C  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  Notice is hereby ^given that at the next  sitting of the license commissioners for  the city of Phoenix I intend to apply  for a transfer to Frank Anderson of tin-  license wliicli I hold to sell liquor liv retail in tho Central hotel, situated on Old  Ironsides avenue. Phoenix, B. C.  Datf-d at Phoenix, B-. C, this 1st (lav  of November, UI02.  August Jackson*.  To be given by the Ladies' '  Aid of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on the evening of Wednesday, November 13th.  A good programme and  pies like yonr mother used  make will be in evidence.  Remember the date.  Hardy-McKenzie Hall.  Miss Boler has opened dressmaking  parlors in the Marsh block on Victoria  avenue.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at his  office, Bank block, November: oth to  141I1.  We have not advanced the price of our  tobaccos. Amber''smoking tobaceo, Bobs,  Currency and Fair Play chewing tobaccos are  the same size and price to the Consumer as  formerly. We have alto extended the time  for the redemption of Snowshoe tags to January Ist, 1904.  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO CO., LIMITED.  A pencil mark here ���_  is a reminder thatvoursuli-  gcriptiun to this papi-r ia  now past due, ah'd the publisher will appreciate yonr  prompt attention.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  A new line of cigars at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  For fine watch and jewelry repair.ng  see Zinimermann, on First street.  Fruits and confectionery, fresh and  tempting, at popular ptices. Albin's  News depot.  Geo. L. Pedlar, eye specialist, will  fit glasses at McKenzie's drug store,  Oct. 21-22.  If your watch or clock is out of gear,  Zimmerman, the jeweler can put it iu  first class shape.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby eiven tlint having  leased the Central "Hotel, corntr Second  Street and Old lions-id s avenue, Phoenix, B. C, to Fiank Anderson, I am not  responsible for any debts cntiartcd by  or against said Cential Hotel from the  1st, day of November, 1902.  August Jackson.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������a**  : MRS. BATON j  m , .Teacher of ���  ���   PIANO and VOICE" CULTURE   ���  ���  J Residence near Granl>y Hotel  m Phoenix, B. C.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    'Phone 53,  Wemake-good bread,     Try it.  .C. VV. GREER, Proprietor.  There are just  Two Kinds of  JOB PRINTING  They arc the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  WJien you want something  VVhv vou should buv....  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because  Because  Because  "it is the BEST quality  it is the MOST LASTING chew  it is the LARGEST high grade 5  or 10c plug  Because the TAGS ARK VALUABLE foi  premiums until January I, 1904  we GUARANTEE every plug and  YOUR DEALER IS AUTHORIZED TO REFUND MONEY  IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED  Thk Emi-irk Tobaci 0 Co., Ltd  Because  Because  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical ��� department equipped  ���   with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Vaseline.  This is sri article that should be  constantly kept in every well regulated household, for tlicru'a no  tplline on lmw droit notice it may  be wanted. Its enrative properties are remarkable.  We have it in nil Htyles and sizes  and at right prices.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  ���Phone 16  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B. C.  Miss. A. BOLER,  DRESSMAKER,  Marsh Block, Victoria Aac, near Bridge  WOULD GO OUT  BY  THE DAY.  What we say  WE DO.  We compound prescriptions as ordered  by the Doctor.  When we repeat your prescription, we do not put up something  llutt tastes directly opposite, and  then swear it is just the same as  the original.  "Praclio-l woik and no  Siibsiitiring,".  is our motto.   .  A.P. McKENZIE  Practical Drucgi.vi',  l'jmly-McKenile I'loclc,     I'hocnix, II C  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling House,  each 116  per month.  Three roomed house, $16.  Ihuies in N. Y. Totuu-ito   rhJ  Iyower town to rent.  Lodging House.  Alarm Clocks.  . We have just icceived a new  shipment ol the noisiest  A latin Clocks you ever saw.  The>'ie all fiom the best  makers, and will wake the  5 soundest sleepcis.   Come in  '��  ����� .and see them.   Prices right  1   GEO. E, DEY, |  X Knoii Hill Avenue, Phoenix.  *>���  J  FOR SALE  Poulilt! ilwcllinir house.  Also soni fine resit earning prop-  t-rlv.  We have wrino good bargains in  lots in all parts of town.  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  mmmammaaaammsassmssaammmmmmammmmasssm ���  INSURANCE  MCARTHIIR & MONK,]  AGENTS  r. O. Box, 3j.  V.&N 'Phone, j��;  Cotton raus wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  'em along and get your money.  0-%.'%.'VVV%'%'V%''VVV%.V*%.��  bakery;^e  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ^iPhoenix, B. C.  In the meantime we will continue to make the  bent Dread. Cake nnd Pies ever seen In the Boundary.   Ku\e yun tried thcin ? ���,','.���'���:'-'  HARNESS  SHOP  GRANBY EXCHANGE  4 - DEPARTMENTS - 4  HOUSES  For Seat and Sale  , Leather aqd  Leather Goods  carpels, curtains, Draperies  Stoves,  House Furnishings  Picks, Shovels,  Steel, Etc.  jtii_  COMPLETE PLANTS   FOR ���'  riinin��.Concentralicn, S  Steam Pover Equipment  Water Power'  Machinery, Etc.  Pumps, Cars, Buckets, and  General Mine Supplies.  ENCKES  "   CHINS  OMPANY  Head Office ami Works:  Lausdowiie Street,  Sherbrooke, Quebec  Canada.  Branch Offices nnd Warehouses,  Kossland and Greenwood., B. C.  c  e  >��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  One  Investment is  Worth a Life Time of wotk.  An Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present" low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts'of the citvat most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill your wants.  Address G. W. RUMBERGER,  Houses for Rent. Dominion Av&lfie, PflOCQIX, B. C.  ��  a  s  LADIES' READY MADE GARMENTS.  Church of ' England���St John's  Mission* services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E. P.. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Piesbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at ii a. m. and  7:30 p. m.. Sunday School and Bible  class at 3 p. m. " Rev. V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.'  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at" 7:30 p. m. only Rev.  Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist-���i 1 a. m. Talks on the  Life of Christ. 3 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. m., evening service.' Rev. T. Green, B. A, pastor.  DRESS SKIRTS in Navy,  Black and Greyr from  $3.50.  UNDERWEAR in Fian-  neiiette, White, Sky, Pink  and Fancy from 75c*  SILK WAISTS in Black  and Colors, from $3*  JACKETS in Black  and  Fawn at cost,  CAPES in Black and Grey  from $4*  WRAPPERS in Cambric  and Flannellette from 75c.  BLOUSES in Flannel and  Satteen from $J.  ^  Children's Jackets, Ladies' Fancy Silk Underskirts, and the entire  stock of S.ADI����$�� WHITE WEAR at prices Cu4 in Two.  Do not miss this opportunity tb purchase-  btyhsh and Ready Made Garments at prices  unknown before in Phoenix.  si  . -ft  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  '* ������.'�����'��� L< ������������  1���i|P n �� rr.  * '{"-Iia.- -r   >-.���  f�� *i^, ~     s? * ���i ���  ���   r * "inn i ? %   T^^T-nf ii��� t���i~   ��� �����_

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