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 m%  ft  ���58*  &  "I  MS  .a  'rtf  I  ������1  ���a  ������j  ������J  !���:*  '.'���I  t  H  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in \ 902, & ��� &  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Gamp of Boundary*  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  i'hoenix, British Columbia Saturday, m.w 30, 1903.  No  29.  Thie Big Store  PRIOR'S JIG  IS NOW UP  Government   Was   Defeated  Last Wednesday.  TilRIiE  MINISTERS   AKE  DISMISSED  ?  Contains   a Complete Line of  Staple   and  Fancy   Groceries  " ��� V   ��� $  We have completed arrangements to obtain  Fresh Fruits and  Vegetables  In regular consignments as they  COME  INTO SEASON.;   :    : '  Fresh Dairy Produce  1903 Spring Butter iu 14 pound Boxes and one pound  Creamery Bricks.    Fresh Ranch Eggs, Cheese, Etc.  WeekIy sh^ents Fresh Brook Trout  Direct from Slocan River.  in fact, we have everyihlng^ihat pes to  make life worth llvlng-ln our line.  Vices Consistent With Quality,  liberls and Wells are Dlsmimsed and Mclnnlg  Resigns- Invesllgallnjs Comralllee Makes  Report.  5? Hunter-Kendrick Col  J'lIOKNIX  GRK1SNWOOD  GRAND 1 ORKS  wsm&  MORRINJHOMPSON&CO.  Goods* ��� ��� ���  <&  Poultry Netting  Steel Garden Rakes  Steel Garden Hoes  Screen Doors  Screen Windows  Ice Cream Freezers  Kalsomine Brushes  Paint Brushes  Varnish Brushes  WE KEEP THEM  PRICES RIGHT  A special from Victoria on Wednesday stales that the resignation of three  members of the cabinet today, and the  passage of want of confidence votes  both in the piemierandinihe.so-ealled  opposition leader, Richard McHride,  renders it certain that the house will  he. immediately .'dissolved, but not so  cei tain as to whom his honor will en-  tiust with the formation of the new  ministry. Premier ��� Prior announces  that lie is promised dissolution in any  event, but one can haidly accept this  in view of its setting asideconstitution-  al law and precedent.  At today's sitting of the house Prior  said: "JSelore business commences, 1  wish to be permitted to make a statement of great, importance to the province and this house."  lie then traced the events leading to  his becoming a member of the Dnns-  muir cabinet, and went into the various  Columbia & Western land deals, the  seaiehmg investigation of which has  been the cause of the downfall of the  Pi ior government. He was interrupted  a number of limes in the course of his  explanation.  Eberts, Wells and Mclnnes also  spoke, the latter saying he had handed  in his resignation, Messrs. Eberts and  Well* having been , dismissed. Co!.  Prior's motion that the house adjourn  till -2 o'clock Friday was negatived by  17 lo 15. Finally he cariied a motion  10 adjourn.  The feeling at Victoria is that the  Prior Government is doomed in.any  event, with the chance ol no supply being granted before dissolution. This  would, of course, mean an early election, three months being the earliest  possible date, but in the meantime there  would be no funds available for government uses, unless the estimates are  passed before dissolution.  The investigating committee of the  house, which has been silting several  weeks, reported, endorsing the action  of the legislature in revoking the East  Kootenay land giants to the C. P, R.  CELEBRATION AT MIDWAY.   .  Phoenix Base Ball Team get Away Willi Second Moaky.  Every town in the Boundary was rep  resented at Midwav's'- Victoria Day  celebration last MoiicJay, and a large  contingent went down from Phoenix,  as usual. The occasion itself was a  great success, the chief features being  the games of base ball between Phoenix, Grand Forks a-id Gieenwopd.  In   the  arrangement. Grand  Forks  and   Greenwood   played   the  first game, but the boys from  the Folks were  too nflich for  the'Boundary Creek fans, the  latter coming out at the small  end of the horn with a score ^  ol three to 20 ��� when, the scorer got  tired of keeping tally.  Following  this  game, with  a slight  interval, came the Grand Forks-l'hoe-  ' nix match.    The team from the  ftV Forks was apparently in the bet-  STRONG BOX FOR  CITY GASH  ENGLISH VISITORS IN THE BOUNDARY.  Council Decides to Invest in a  Two Ton Safe.  ARTICLE THAT WAS " LONG ' NEEDL'Ii  Will Also Buy 200 Peel More ol Paragon Hose  ���After This School year Children Outside  Municipality Musi Pay lor Tuition.  ^ Iter trim, which showed plainly  in the result of both games, the  Phoenix team, losing by a score  of 7 lo 18. Thus. Grand Forks  won the first prize of $70 and Phoenix  took .second money���$40. Following  was the line-up of the second game:  GRAND FORKS ''���$���'.        I'HOENIX  Davey ....Catcher.} Haverty  Tmt.V.'. ....Short Stop..Strutzel,H.  Wilson.......C.  Field j.:......Clark  O'Keefe.... .3d Base:^;... ...Church  Cochrane. .., ist Base;'..... Cook,W.  Jackson... :. ...L. F..".....,'. ..Mead  Coryell... .  .. R. F...... Cook, P.  Frith  .2d Base..,;...... .Cole  Farrell    .. Pitcher .i'.': StrutzelJ.  The rest of the events .scheduled  were carried out, including races and  small sports. Phoenix Bill, owned by  Mclntyre & McDonald, won one of  the horse races.  TWO SILENT  COMPRESSORS  Electricity Has-   Driven   Out  Steam.  Granby Directors En Route  The parly of Granby Co, directois,  which left Montreal last Monday, on a  pleasure and business visit to the n.ines  of the company in this  camp,   passed  through   Winnipeg   Wednesday, . and  will probably arrive in  the   Boundary  in a day or two.    The party is  travel  ling in the private car I.ucania, which  has been placed at   their  disposal  by  the C.  P. 'R.     After   inspecting   the  mines and smelter of the company, the  parly will return over the Great Northern.    Included in the party are S. H.  C. Miner, president of the Gianby Co.,  with M.s. Miner,   of  Montreal;  John  Stanton, of New York;   W. A.   Payne,  of Boston; J. B. Francis I leneshofT, a  brother of the designer of the Reliance,  the cup defender; A. I,. White, of New  Voik,  and   Clement S. Houghton, of  Hoslnn.  General Manager Graves, of the  Granby Co., arrived at Grand Folks  last night, and the eastern men will arrive there next Monday. The following day the entire party will probably  have their special car brought up to  Phoenix.  GRANBY LANDMARKS ARE NOW IDLE  Old Machines Furnished Power For Getting  Out 750,000 Tons of Ore. in Less Than  Three Years.  Was a Peculiar Accident.  Wednesday night, while working in  the Old Ironsides mine, Anton Johnson, a Finlander, met with a most peculiar accident���which will lay liim up  lor a number of weeks at least. His  ore car got off the track, and in endeavoring to get it on again, the loaded  car fell over on him, breaking his aim  and dislocating both his shoulder and  elbow. He is being cared for at the  Phoenix General Hospital in the usual  excellent way employed in that institution.  L. A. Manly lias bought Iheinteiest  of Alex. Miller in the Grand Forks Investment and Trust Co.  The Granby Co, now has two idle  ten cj 1 ill Canadian Rand air compressors, one each at the Old Ironsides  anc Knob Hill mines, having been replaced by the electrically driven 60  drill compressor, part of which was recently put in commission,  The work accomplished by drills  operated by these two steam driven  compressors is equal to nearly four  miles of underground woik'ings, including drilling, crosscutiing, sinking and  laisin'g on the different properties ot  the company, which does not include  the immense amount of surface woik  also done. In addition to this an elec-  tiic light plant, three or four hoists and  several pumps were operated by these  compressors steadily since they were  installed. The first half of the Old  Ironsides compressor was placed in operation in August, 1 SyS, the second  half following a few months later. The  Knob Hill compressor was put in during the summer of 1900.  In tonnage it is learned that these  compressors have furnished the power  to get out and ship 750,000 tons of  ore, or 2,500 onloads, from the Granby  mines���alj of which has been shipped  within three years, the first train of ore  being sent out in July, 1900.,  K01 a few days after the first part  of the new giant compressor was put  in use, steam was kept up in the Old  Ironsides compressor, and pumps and  hoists only were run by this power; but  by tomorrow the entire power for these  mines will be electrically driven. No  more will the Granby Co. have to find  ten or fifteen cords of wood per day  for the old compressors. Their day of  usefulness is past, and they now rest  silent and idle in the buildings that  were specially erected for them in the  early days of the mines. For the  piesent, however, they will be held in  reserve for use in an emeigency, in  case of an accident to the Cascade  power line or plant.  At this week's regular session of the  city council Mayor Rumberger and  Aldermen Porter, McDonald, and  Graham were present, the absentees  being Aldermen Marshall, Birnie and  Riordah.  Two matters of importance were attended to, one of which was the decision to secure a safe for the use ol  the city clerk. A Greenwood business  firm, that is retiring, offered to sell the  city a serviceable safe at a bargain,  namely $300, and , it was decided to  accept the offer. The safe weighs two  tons and stands five feet high, being  consequently almost as large as the  city office itself. City Clerk Matheson has long wanted a safe for the preservation of valuable papers, tax rolls,  assessment rolls, etc., as did clerk McMillan before him.  The council also authorized the city  clerk to order 200 feet additional of  Paragon fire hose, for the use of the  volunteer fire brigade. This will cost  the city about $200.  At last week's meeting of the city  council, the chief business done was  the adoption of a resolution to the efiect  that after this school year no children  living out of the city limits will be admitted to the city school without paying a fee therefor. The city has applied to the provincial government for  relief in this matter, as a large number  of the children attending live outside  the corporation limits, their parents paying no taxes whatever to the city. The  department of education, however,  gave no satisfaction in the matter.  Parliamentary Party Will Look Over Our Mines  About the Middle of September.  The fifth congress of the Chambers  of Commerce of the Empire will be  held in Montreal between the 17th  and 20th of August. Other years this  convention Was held in London, but it  was decided to hold ���the meetings in  Montreal this year in order logive the  business men of Great Britain a, favorable oppoitunity to study the resources  of the most important colony of the  empite. After the congress the delegates will tour through the country  and will reach the Boundary about  September 14th.   '  Mr. Geo. Hadwill, secretary , of the  Montreal Board of Trada, who is also  secretary of the committee appointed  to look after the comforts of the visitors  and arrange their itinerary, has wiitten  ihat from advices received to date it is  probable that at least two hundred  delegates from Great Britain and her  colonies (apart from Canada) will be  present at this gathering. The Canadian committee of arrangements has  prepared a list of tours in order to enable the visitors to traverse Canada.  Naturaily they depend upon the local  Hoard of Trade, at the points visited,  for advice and assistance in rendering  the journey profitable and agreeable.  l( present plans can be carried out  the party, travelling in two sections of  about fifty each, would reach the Boundary by special from Rossland.  Doubtless the local boards of trade  and city councils of the Boundary will  take the matter Up, and extend every  courtesy to the distinguished visitors.  FIVE YEARS AT  FAMOUS MINE  Knob Hill  Shipped  442,281  Tons.  IN A LITTLE LESS THAN THREE YEARS  Two Men Who Did Original Development  Work Are Slid in the Employ of Ihe  Company.  Victoria Day in Phoenix.  Victoria Day, last Monday, in Phoenix wis quiet, owing to.the fact that  the greater number of our people who  could get away took in the celebration  in Midway. The postoffice, bank and  business houses generally were closed,  and the Union Jack was displayed from  the city flagpole. The Snowshoe mine  was closed for the day, and while operations were not discontinued at the  Granby mines, those who desired were  allowed to attend the Midway festivities.  Boundary Mining Notes.  Everything comfoitable and home:  like at the Cottage hotel, Jack Bower-;  rnan, proprietor.  Today as many men as were ever  employed at the Snowshoe are on the  paproll, the number being 80, and it  will probably be increased.  Application has been made for a  water record of ten inches by the Hall  Mining & Smelting Co., for a spring  on the Emma claim, in Summit camp.  Last Wednesday the long tunnel in  the Blue Jay, a couple of miles below  town reached the ledge, the ore canning copper'and gold. The tunnel is  now in 193 feet from tlie portal.  . The second 700 h. p. eleciiic motor  in the new compressor building of the  Granby Co. has been running this  week, and the final test of the entire  plain will be given in a day or two.  A gloiy hole is being opened up on  the Snowshoe, near the No. 2 spur,  from which shipments are being make  to the smellers. The ore is said to be  some of the best yet found on the prop,  erty.  The Sunset smelter at Boundary  Falls has blown in its second furnace,  and the Sunset, B, C mine, and Snow-  shoe, which lurmsh the tonnage for  this smelter, are consequently sending  out more ore.  For the third consecutive week the  Snowshoe has sent out i,6So tons 01  ore, the high water mark for that mine.  It has just begun shipments, however,  at the rate of 330 tons (n cars) per  day, or about 2,300 tons per week. A  tonnage of 500 tons could easily be  maintained now daily.  A find of good ore is reported from  the Edith L. fraction, adjoining the  Athelstan, in Wellington camp, and  owned by John Farrell. An upturned  tree exposed croppings, which, when  uncovered, are said to be over a hundred feel wide, all ore of a good grade,  averaging $11 '" gold and silver.  Cotton .rags wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  *em along and get your money.  STAMPED OUT H0Q CHOLERA.  Over  100   Porkers   Die   or Are  Officially  Killed.  The trouble that Constable Darraugh  has been having for the last ten days or  more on account of supposed hog  cholera at a ranch two miles below  ibis city, was settled this week when  Government 'Veterinary Inspector Armstrong, of Nelson, inspected the place,  .ind pronounced the disease the real  thing and ordered the animals destroyed. -    ���       .  Less than a month ago Wm. Jenks  bought the ranch from George Rogers,  and shortly thereafter the hogs began  to die off. Before Dr. Armstrong pronounced on the case some 32 porkers  had succumbed to the disease, and  more were sick. He immediately ordered ihe balance of the hogs destioyed,  S5 head. This was done by shooting  last Wednesday, after which the carcases and the buildings were burned, a  thorough job being made of the effort  to stamp out the disease. Mr. Jenks  will receive one-third the value of the  hogs that were sick and two-thirds the  value of those that were shot, but he  will still be no small loser frcm the  epidemic. It is not known how the  disease was brought to this section.  While in the Boundary, Dr. Armstrong also-saw to the.destruction of 70  head of hogs owned by Frank Dixon,  who lives a mile below Greenwood on  Providence creek, the animals also being affected with the cholera. Altogether hogs valued at over $2,000 were  destioyed this week in the Boundary,  on account of this disease.  E. Spraggett, ol Grand Forks, who  has charge of government road and  trail work, in the Grand .Forks mining  division, was in the city late last week.  He has orders to do some work on the  Phoenix-Eholt load ami also on the  ro.ui from Phoenix to Grand Forks.  Five years ago on the 22nd of this  month the first actual development  work was done on the Knob Hill claim  in this camp. Wm. Yolen Williams,  the present superintendent of the Granby mines, had just been placed in charge  of the Miner-Graves syndicate properties, as they were then known, and  tramped through the dense forest  through two and a half feet of snow  from the Old Ironsides No. 1 shaft ���  then the only shaft���to the site of the  present'No. 1 Knob Hill tunnel. Mr.  Williams says that it seemingly, took a  couple of hours to make the trip, that  now can be made in ten minutes.  The fn-st men set at work on the  Knob Hill were George Cattnach and  John Pierce, who have been in the  employ of the company from that day  to this and are now holding responsible  positions as shift bosses. Pat Dermody  was then, as now, foreman.  For the start hand drilling was resorted to, but a few months later an air  line was run from the Old Ironsides  compressor, then considered quite a  pretentious piece of machinery, having  a capacity of five drills. In July, 1900,  the ten drill compressor for the Knob  Hill was installed at that mine, and  coupled up with the Old Ironsides  compressor, which had meantime been  increased to ten drills. There are still  four or five thousand tons of ore on the  original Knob Hill dump that was taken  out in development, which will be shipped in due time.  Shipments of ore from the Knob  Hill'mine, by years, to the end of last  month, were as follows: '    c  1900 tons   43'��4b'  1901...... .......   "   120,886  1902    "    163,563;  1903 (four months)..   "   114,187  Total, three years " 442,281  The following table gives the footage  of development work accomplished in  the Knob Hill mine from the time that  work was first inaugurated. This includes sinking, raising, drifting and  crosscutting, but of course does not include ore quarrying:  1900 and previously.....  3,657  1001    1,924  1902    1,119  1903 (lour months)      992  Total  7.692  Fire Brigade Did Good Work.  Tuesday afternoon fire broke out in-  the upper part of theStemwindr.r hotel,  but was extinguished before much damage was done. Both hose companies  responded quickly to the alarm, there  was plenty, of water, with a good head,  and in a 'short time the blaze was  drowned out. Many onlookers commented most favorably on the woik of  the volunteer fire laddies. The building was insured through the D. J.  Maiheson agency for $1,000 and the  contents foi $500. Mr. Mullin, one  of the owners, thinks the fue started  from a lighted pipe left in a room by a  lodger.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901. for  1902  B4,633   231,702   30i),S5S  i90i, ami for 1903. us reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  1000 1901  Granby Mines, Phoenix ....  Snowshoe, "        ...  Brooklyn, "  Mother Lode, I lend wood ...  Sunset, "  Morrison, "  H. C. Mine,        Summit...  li. IS.'11, "    ...  297  150  5;340  19,494  1,731    20,800  \TH hnmia,  [fcS Winnipeg,    WullinKt  :iKton.  lioMt'ii Crown,  .-Uhelsttm, "          Knit: .Solomon, W.Copper ...  NTo. 7 Mine, Central  City of Paris, "  Jewel, 1'OUg Lake   Curmi, West Fork...  Provider.ee,    Providence....  Ruby,     Houndarv Kails....  1,076  2.250  1,200  2,000  100  99,034  802  150  47,405  500  650  1,040  S,230  550  875  665  350  S90  80  3,456  141.320  7,455  u'.sii  8,530  785  625  1903  140,050  15,000  35,592  3,921  9,985  8,366  l'nst  Week  4,779  1 080  4,557  890  482  2,175  219  551  325  IfoS Miscellaneous  W)l        Total, tons     99,730   390,000   507.5-15 214,071     13,082  Granby Smelter treated, tons..    62,387   230.828   312,340 130,529  \  r'l  "IF*"1*.'  htm  hW  mm  ^"i-iiKS  r\m  mm  wit  dm  7  t;  ,4  r,  1-rJ  ^  &  ��k  H. %  %  Hi  i:t  II  M  j *'��  ;I :  "l���v  1  1  .1  i"  ���-*. ������!..-: ;   . ���. THE PHOENIX PIONEER  B;  1''  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUED ON SATUKDAY BV THK  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOBNIX, B. C.  W. B. W1LLCOX. Manager.  Telephone:!  ( Business office No. 14.  I ManaRer'fc residence, No. 15.  SDBSCR.IPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Year   Six Months    Jj.oc    i.��  Kvou are not a subscriber to this paper, thin  la an invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notice's 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  t9��3  MAY  1903  Sun. Hon. Tues. Wed. Thu. Fri.   Stt.  1    2  3    4    5    6    7    8    9  10  n  12  13  14 15  \6  \1  1.8  19  20  21 22  23  24  25  26  27  28 29  30  31  Itjnow looks  very  much  like   the  downfall  of   the Prior   government,  which it only another  name for  the  Dunsmuir   government.     Indeed,  it  may take place before these lines are  before the readers of the Pioneer. As  a successor, Hon. \V, W. B. Mclnnis,  the present  provincial ��� secretary, has  been  mentioned.    Mr.  Mclnnis  has  his enemies, as have all politicians,  but it is pretty safe to bet that  a gov  ernment under him would  be a vast  improvement over anything of the kind  that has been imposed upon the people of British Columbia for several  years, at least.  Times must he looking up in Cran-  biook, as the lleinld, one of the best  weeklies in East Kootenay, has recently come out in a new dress, which its  editor remarks was not secured at  Eaton's, either.  Hon. D. M. Eberts has been mixed  up in many a political scheme, but  evidently he is now winding up his  final act���sort of a farewell performance, with plenty ol comedy thrown  in.  A remarkable state of affairs obtains at Armstrong. Its weekly paper,  the Adveitiser, is a year old and does  not owe a dollar. Things are different  in most parts of British Columbia.  The natal day of Victoria the Good  was duly honored in the Kootenays,  by celebrations in Kaslo and Ymii,  and in the Boundary by one at Midway.  Are you ready for another election?  If signs count for anything these days,  it cannot be far off.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Not the Kind-���The kind of uni  onism that sends job printing out of  town where there is a first-class punting "office that pays good wages, is not  the kind of unionism that protects  working men.���Cranbrook Herald.  If the C. P. R. ever secured those  famous land grants, which have occasioned all the present turmoil at  Victoria, the company is legally entitled  to them. The testimony of Sir Thomas  Shaughnessy seems to point that way,  and also that some members of the  government have been ��� guilty - of the  promulgation of misleading statistics.  Whether the C. P. R. is entitled to  them in fact is another question.  That Rake-off���Three years ago  the "Canada for Canadians" smelters  treated Slocan ores foi $18.50 per ton.  Today for the same work and on the  same character of ore, they charge  $28.25. Who gets tbe rake-otl ?���  New Denver Ledge.  ��� ��� t"*-~ I'D. J. MATHESON,  B. C MINING  I  ��������������������*��������������������*�����������������������  Pretty Tough���Two carloads of  Chinamen weie.taken through Cian-  brook last Sunday night to work for  the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company.  It is pretty lough on a country.to have  a company like that turn down while  men for Chinamen,-���C.ranbrook Her  aid.  What Can He Do?���The Mor  rissey Miner has passed to the journalistic beyond. It is hard enough for  the country editor under the best of  circumstances to make both ends meet,  but when they move the town away  from under him, what can the poor  man do ?���-Vancouver Woild.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  ' The Rossland World indignantly  denies receiving hush . money from  gamblers, a6 testified to in the case in  Nelson last week, when all kinds of  Rossland dirty linen were washed in  court during the trial of the J. Bunt  Morgan libel suit. Incidentally the  World scores Mr. Justice Martin as  strongly as it dares to for his com  ments on theconnection of the Rossland dailies with the case.  The minister of customs still hangs  fire over the pcoposition to make Phce-  nix a sub-port of entry. It would not  cost the Dominion government anything to speak of, and would be of the  greatest convenience" to business men  here. How would the business men  of Ottawa like-to be forced to go to Toronto or Montreal to clear goods.  Last week the Rossland Miner lost  a libel suit, and two days later narrowly escaped another one by mixing up a  well-known business man of Phoenix  in a criminal cas_. Errors will creep  into the. best conducted newspapers,  but too much care cannot be exercised  in verifying stories like the one referred to, before printing them.  The mere mention of the Western  Federation of Miners to Mr. James  Dunsmuir appears to act like a red  flag on an infuriated bull. One ol  these days,'at the present rate, the  name of James Dunsmuir will have  the same effect on the average work-  ingman, if such is not already the  the case.  Some newspapeis reach many peo  pie who do not take advantage of ad  vertisements, but they are the excep  tion.  All advertising that is based on com  moii sense will prove, of value to the  man who places  it  where it  will  be  seen.  It is easier to talk to a thousand people through the columns of a newspaper than it is to get the undivided  attention of a dozen in a store.  All the business cannot be^corhered  by one man, but the one who advertises will come nearer cornering business than the other fellow.  There are many things which many  people would buy if they only knew  where they could buy them to advantage. If a merchant knows he ought  to tell what he knows.  The president of the C- P. R.  threatens to induce 'the" Dominion  government to disallow the famous  ���'Bill No. 16, revoking the crown grants  to valuable East Kootenay coal lands.  It would seem from this that Canada's  greatest railway believes itself to be the  whole thing at Ottawa as .well as at  Victoria.  It is a long time since eastern Cana  dian journals have had such an oppor-  tunily to comment adversely on British  Columbian legislative methods, as they  have today over the revelations recently made in connection with the land  scandal.  Won't Be Crushed.  To the Editor of the Pioneer:  Dear Sir���I sent you a poem last  week and asked you to publish it in  your paper. You declined, and returned it to me with the crushing reply that I was ho-poet, and that you  could "turn out better poetry out of a  sausage machine." Now I won't be  ciushed, and I propose to show up  your attempt to thioule bubbling  genius. Publish this "card and the  following poem in your columns and  charge me at your, advertising rates.  JamesMetcalf  Riley.  THE POEM.  I stood upon the ocean's sandy beach.  And with a reed I wrote upon the Band  . tbene words,  "Agnes, I love,thee I"  But the winds came mid thu waves rolled  mountains high,  And blotted 'out the fair impression.  Cruel waves; treacherous earids, fragile  reed;  No longer will I trust to thee.  But from the highest mountain peak I'll  nlurk'ihe talh-st pine.  And, (tipped in the crater of Vesuvius,  with it I will write  Upon the hij:h and  burnished  heavens  these  words:  "A Wipe Woman" is <h awing the largest  luidienees ever known.  And giving an  entertainment th.it will  take your breath avvav,  And I would  like to see any dog-gone  ��� wave wash that out."  Low Rates to Los Angeles.  The O. R. & N. will Jell tickets May  1.0th, 11th, 15th and 10th from Spokane  to Los Angeles, Cal. and return via  steamer from Portland at rate of #46.90.  and on May 13tb. 14th and 15t.li via ihe  all rail route $49.20, or via steamer from  Portland to San Francisco, rail to Los  Angeles and rail returning, $49 20.-Meal?  and berths on Steamers included. Final  limit.July 15th. 1903. Stopovers allowed  in California in'eitber direction. Berth  reeervationa should be made in advance.  For full particulars call on or address,  Geo. J. Moijlbk, General Agent,  430 Riverside avenue, Spokane.  Unwatering of the ��� Nickel Plate  mine,-Rossland, has been started.  All miner's liceses expire this week  Don't fail to renew yours before it is  too late. -  Some 250 coke ovens are being  constructed at Morrissey, at a cost  said to approximate $250,000.  A rich strike of over four feet'of  solid ore was uncovered, on the Kin-  press near Bear lake, Slocan, recently.  The Jumbo mine at Rossland, is to  have a tramway, to facilitate shipments,  which are to be started in the neai  future.  The first sod has been turned foi  the Le Roi No. 2 concentrator, in  which the much talked-of Klniort  process will be used. .   < ���'���  The stamp mill for the Cherry Creek  mines is being freighted to the propei tj  in the Monashee mountains from Vei-  non. n A laige amount of ore is ready  for crushing.  W. Hawkins has bonded the Elist  mine, near Ymii, for ��50,000, and ha>  staited development work. Tbe Noun  and'May Blossom, in Ymir camp,  have also recently lesumed work.  Shipments from Rossland camp last  week were: Le '���'���Roi, 3,220; Centre  Star, 1,620; War Eagle, 1,020; Le Roi  No. 2, 805; Velvet, So; Kootenay, 150  total for week,, 6,895; for lne )^ar ''  date, 143,365. Bad roads interfere*'  with shipments in several instances.  Two very . important, stiikes were  made last week when ore was encountered in the lower-', workings of tin  Speculatei-Arlington mines, in the Slocan. On the former the long tunnel  has broken into six feet of the best or.;  yet located on tlie property.: ������-.,,'  Finch and Campbell, of Spokane,:  have closed a deal with John A. Turner, \V.Walsh and M. Scully of Nelson, whereby they have bunded th>  Queen mine, near Erie, for $50,000.  payments to be made in three installments, last of which is in six months.  The first payment was made last week.  The mine is to be worked by threi  shifts of men.  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner lor taking AHMiivlU.  Phoenix, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B.C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  ' A. F. and A. M. '  Regular communication 8 p. in. Sec  ond Thursday of each month.  limcrgcnt nieetiiifcs uncalled; Mnsonic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson lllock.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It isowred by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  W. I.. GERMAINK,  Secretary.  V. I,. COCK.  \V. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   ���No* 155.   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-  ��������� ers'Union Hall.���   HD. BROWN, Pica. AUGUST 1'ILGHR, Sec'y  WM. HAM,, 1 re��.  PHOENIX AER11  NO. 158.  Meeting* on 1'rldu;  nl 830p.m., Miners  Uni.11 Hull.  Visiting   bretliru  cordially Invited.  WM. KLKMINO^'Secy  .*.������.������.�����.. i.,��>���  j World Wide Mining]  The output���of the Leadyille distrfo'  at the present time ia over 2,800 tons  of ore a day.  The output of the  Tharsis  copper  mines of Spurn and Nprw.iy for the year  1902 was 342,692 tons, as against 400,  162 for the previous year.  The deepest hole drilled in /tlie  United states is the oil well of the Forest Oil company, West Elizabeth, Allegheny county, Pa0 5,575 feet.  The Mining Journal of I,ondon,Eng.,  credits Western Australia with  a gold  output of 210^454 ounces during Jan  uary of this year,  as  against  168,159  for the same period last year.   ;  A Psnlm ol Advertising.  Tell me not in sneering manner  Advertising does not pay,  Rich.are they whoiiing their banner,  Boldest to the world to-day.     ':'.-.���  Advertising done in earnest,  Done with wjsdoin, heart and soul,  With determination, fterneat,  Always wins thewished-for goal.    ,  'Lives of many men remind ns  We to great success can climb  If the reading public finds na  Advertising all the time.  Advertising with ptrsistt'iit  Knerjry to spread our fame,  Ever honest and 'consistent  In performing wlmt we claim.    1  In the world's commercial battle,  'In Ihe rivalry of trade,  We must hustle, shout and rattle  lire impression can be mude.  Not enjoyment-^rather sorrow���  la the certain endof those  Who are apt to let tomorrow,  Like today, unheeded close.  Careless of their advertising.  Which, if iiemied in common sense  Is the method enterprising  That insures full recompense.  Just What You Need.  Chamberlain'a Stomach and Liver  Tablets are. just what you need when constipated; when you have no appetite,  feel dull after eating and wake up with  a bad taste in your mouth. They will  improve your appetite.c.leanseand invigorate your stomach and give you a relish  for your food.   For sale by all druggists.  AND  Of every description can be obtained at Eastern Prices at the  DASLYNeWS,  NELSON, B.C.  First class work and stock guaranteed.    Estimates furnished.  GEORGE GIBSON  shaving parlors  and I5ATIIROOM.   "  Phoenix. B. C.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First and Old 'Ironsides Ave.  ;"' A '  EDITIONS  WEBSTER'S v  iNTEI^AtlOHAL  Dictionary^  A Dictionary of ENGLISH.  Biography, Geography, Fiction, ��tc  New Plates Throughout  25,M0   New Words  Phrases    and   Definitions  "��� Prepared under the1 direct  ' supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., ��L.D., United State;     ,;  Cpmmtesioripr pf EfJuestipii.  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists. r  Mch Bindings 2364 Pages  5000 Illustrations  ......j,  The International ?oas first issued  in jSgd, succeeding the" Unabridged."  The'New Edition of -the International  was issued in October, iqoo. ^ Get the  latest and best. '-."���  I ���   -^ !,.   \v^V? -_3�� PVblfsV  Webster's    Gol|egiate    PietiennW  with Glossary of Scottish Words and Phfaici.  " First class in quality, second class in size.*'  Specimen pages, etc. of both'  books sent on application.  G.6C.MERRIAM CO.  ������.."     Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS AND SHOES  MADE  TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  AND   i'kOS-  PECTORS' SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Shop  on   Dominion Avonuu.  J.B.M1CAULAY  CITY SCAVENGER:  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  a-^f2r^ %C^   "  PHOENIX, B.C.  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT &GILMAN  !A\  VANCOUVER, a. C.  PROVINCIAL   p  ASSAYERS   L  1    .Till'.  VANCOUVER ASSAY OFl'ICK  Hstablishcd 1890.  Minerals Identified and Their Value* I'.x-  nlnined.  FREE OF CHARGE.  Have You n Piece of Doubtful.Rock?   Just  ���i Vail it to us. Mill mid smelter tests up to  i 4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.  .<$^<j��<e>��>��*?xSX8><8x8*S^^  COMPANY  -���Agent fur���-  pabst.:and  CALGARY  _______ be V l;.   I �����SS_V '������': GREENWOOD <  Spohan^ Tdlls and Horthem  NELSON   &   FORT   SHEPPARD  KE1) MOUNTAIN It'Y,  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  V���;:V. and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route between all points east  west, and south to Rossland, Nelson and ail in  terracdiate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern,Northern Pacific atid O. R. &  N. Co. . ��� ���'������.'.',  Connects at Rossland and Nelson with Canadian Pacific Railway. ���  ., Coifnects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo a.n,d  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Curlew with stage foi Greeji  wood and Midway". B. C.        : '  Buffet cars run on pnssenger trains bttween  tweeu Spokane and Republic.  Phoenix Home Brewed  W  LAGER  BEER  Hrewcd liy a lionn'iiit-'iltitii'i', Ihik |iiov��'ii  the toft 11'mi lian Hindu a  Host of Friends  ��In. tiffitifv to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JULIUS Mt'1'iU-ER,  Proprietor.  Corner   Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phcenix.  Lion Homing worn  ���J'\3   McCREATH. Prop.  I Paiace livcra StoMcs  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Aceuts for KtUh-iuellen SelU-rs' Ulue l.nbel llrnnd tlieinosl  healthful and refieshiug of Mfueinl Wuttvti.  Phone Orders Solicited.        GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  "    ~" '   ' ���; ������           ��� ������    ���  ii.i.------.-���-_-_-���. .���        ...  1  m -   w    wwm  'Ihe best .cKlublislied ond rej}��ilntfd hoMeliy in ilie lliuin-  d.ny. We die centrally located in our neivstahles with  :i icdii|ileie i-utftt ol Saddle and Driving Horses. .The  best nl' rigs.      (Unies   driven f> any Hnundnry  point..  .Clear Srn��|ter Lake ice Delivered on Wednesday and Saturdays.  Mclntyre & HcDonald, Props.  linoD Hill Avenue  Olll   llilllHi'lt-H  Addition '  f��a.  Phoenix, B. c.;  ^ilii^S_ii  You Should Read  The Leading' Weekly  qf the Boundary.  1JKPKCTIVK NOV. 32. ioos.  Leave.  ������.. A~i\ ���"- ' ���         ' ���   . ���   A"'**  .0:15a. ra.  11:00a. in.  10:34 a. in.  H.A.JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  MINERAL ACT. "  Certificate of Improvements.  NO'lICK.  Starve-out   Knietioiial   Mineral   Clium,  Fittiat.fi in the Keltle  Kiver Mlriinc  Divisinn. of  Yale   District.     Where  located:'  In Skylark Cainn  ' Take notice that I,  .lnhn   W. N>-lrtnn,  Free Miner's 'Certificate No. 1$ 54017, in.  tend, sixt,v dayn from the date hoieof, to  apply lo theMininir Keconler for aCer-  tilicate of Iiiiprovenienlp, f r the purpose  of olitaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice  that action,  tinder see.i n 37,  niust  he coninienced  before the issuance of such  Cerlifieate  of Improvements..  Dated this 20th dav of Mrireh, A.D 1903.  ���" John W. Nisi.sos.  f  1 ��� ��� ���  J �� ��� t  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  C__fc- The most pcrft-cty appGintc'tl Henltli  nnd Pleasure Re.ortiii llie West, with a coin-  plutesyst-iu of Maths��� including Turkish on I  ttussian. Open the year round. The curntivc  propertics of its waters arc linequalcd.  Vor Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous nnd Miu  eular Troubles.  Foi Healing all Kidney, Liver and Stomach  ailmi nts.  Vor Klimiiiating o\\ Metallic Pois.ns from the  System. (  The grandeur of the scenery is unrivaled.  Mountains, snow peaks, fortKts, lakes,waterfalls,  boating, yachting; fishing, sltooi,ing, .xc^rsious,  ten"'-''. Its winter climate is unsurpassed for  rn.ih_n.ess.  THEMILWAUKEE  A familiar riaine for the Cliieaipi, Milwaukee & St. Paul Hail way; known all  over.the Union as .the Great Railway  rnnninjr the "Pioneer; Ijimited" trains  every day and night between Ft.. Paul  and Cliicairo. anil Oinnha and Chicago.  '"The ouly"perfe''t trains in the worl I."  Understand: Connections are made  with All Transcontinental J.ines, assuring to paeseiiKers the. Iiwt service known.  I.uxnri'ius coaches, electric, lights, Hlemn  hi-at, of a verity equaled by 110 othei  line. .   .���  See that your ticket reads via 'The  Milwaukee" when going to any point, in  the United Slate* or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets or other infor;  mation, address, ���  R. L. Fork, H. S. Kowk,  Trnv. l'ass. Agt., General Agent,  Sl'OKAXK, WM. I'6kTI.AM)..MK  If you read the  PHOENIX PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 1902  Eastern   Towiisliips  Bank.  ESTABI.ISHKH  1859.  CAPITAL $2,ooo,boc. RRSKKVK  FUND, $i,2oo,occ.  Heao Office, SH_R3aOOKE, QUE   EC.  Wm Karwkll, President.        Jas. Mackitnton,   r.t'ii'l .Mi-r S. V. Mnnn   rnspfctt.r.  SHUUlUOllKK, (lUrllEC  KOCK IHI.AM), "  HKTIIMOND, "  iruNTistn-os,       "  OBMSTOVN,- "  ST. JUIN8, ''  BRANCHES  MONTIi-AI., QUKDKO.  COWANhVII-' K, "  GBANBV, "  MAGOG, "  WINOKOB MII.1.8,       "  GKAND FOHKH, B.  C.  WATKR'.OO,  COATK'OOK,  HKDFOttn,  ��T.   HYAC1NTIIB  surroN  IMIOEN'IX,  B.  c.  (IL'KBKC.  '������' Correspondents.  IN CANADA: The Baiikof Montreal.'  IN UNITED STATES  National Pnrk Bank. New York.  National Kxcliange Bank. Boston.  First Natioiial Bank, Portland.  Exchange National Bank, Spokane, Wash,  IN EUROPE :  National Bank of Scotland. ���;  Savings Bank Department.  Interest at'highest current rates credited nil  savings ace Mints.  N. II, SLACK, Aclg. Mgr.,  Phoenix Branch.  the entire Uoundaiy shipped 500,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was teduced hy  BOUNDARY SMELTERS  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,000 tons of ore  last yeai.  ���The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  $2.00  per yeai���or the rest of the world for $3.00  per  year.    It gives the  latest and Most  Reliable lews  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.      It is feat less  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any tinie.  11 Address with check  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  _SSi    '  ���-:  PHOENIX, B. C  \WM  THE SCENIC "LINE .  Through Salt bake City, Leadville, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver, ar.d  the famous Rocky Mountain Scenery by Daylight to all points East.  3 Post trains Daily Bet. Ogden aiid penve7^3  MODERN   EQUIPMENT, THROUGH   PULLMAN   AND TOURIST  SLEEPING   CARS   AND    SUPERB    DINING    CAR   SERVICE.  STOPOVERS ALLOWED.  For rates, folders and other  information, address,  W. C. McBRJDE, Gen. Agent,  124 Third St., Portland, Ore.  ���B^mM^mmam^^^Mmm  **���.  _^^^^^^!__^_?_S!^_^I^I^I^I^S_^ISi_mra__  ft:-  *-.     ��� It-' ^.t.'f �����-. ,  ���1<.."S ohnHf"('*!.i.ir"J JW  _k_i  _"��S ftwo i'ti^r-1]  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  _��  A,  3  g  1  4  i  _ j  V   5  i.1  f  'l'l  ''Strongest in tne world.  Assets $ 330,568,063.49.  Suki'i.us $70,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605 606 607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  [ L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, R.ssland,B.C.  4-  ���f  ���  4  :  ���  4  4  4  4  !  ���������f4-f444-44-M-fiJ  _>-  I  ~$r  THE OBSERVATORY  THINGS Tai.kfii of at  HOMI! AND KUiKWIIlikK  ��� ���'���"': ��� .      _��. PHOENIX   ���  MARKET.  IP.Burns&  -  ��  ���'  ��  ���������������������������������  HEAD OFFICE FOR HOUNDAKY CREEK, GREENWOOD, II.  HEADQUAK1ERS, NELSON, I). C.  ..���-"r ���.-.. vVli*5*-=--��Bil''P(_tai!/-lc��t- Herduits. |  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three. Forks,.Sandon,'Slocan City,  Silverton New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, I rati, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FIgH,-OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON  All orders receive prompt attention.  ������������������������������������***  ����������������������������������������������������������*��������������  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave I'lioenix at10 a. 111.  Leave Greenwood at 3 p. m.  ��_SP' _5r t~*  Daily.  A. S.4 PAW, Proprietor.  An Un]  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Offer  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year....-.- -    - -     ������-  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  -rnf- *���   /Including Handsome I'ortrnilN  yQCl    (o( King UUward, 17x32 inches../   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year .t.   $3.75  2.50  2 JO  2.75  2.75  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and'Periodicals at publishers loweBt rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Don't Guess At It  But it you are going east write us for our rates and let us tell you  about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Throuah Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacijie coast to Chicago  ��. and Cincinnati.  Don't foil to write us about your trip, as we are in a position to give yon  soinevlaSe information and assistaiKe S.3��9 ���>l�� �� track, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars reading freight or passenger rate,, call on or address :  I  C  I INDSAY, T.F.& 1>A., B. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  J'. I42 Third St., PORTLAND, ORK.  MmRAmmmwmmmmMwmwwm  It will do any man, opposed to unionism, good to read the testimony of  Samuel M.Robins.recenily given befon-  the Royal Labor Coinmission at Na-  uiiimo, a few days ago. Mr. Robins  wr.s supeiiutendent of the New Vancouver Coal Co. for 20 years, and in  that lime never had a stiike among his  miners. Once when trade was bad.  they gracefully submitted to a 20 pei  cen' reduction in wages, which were  later laised again. It is, indeed,, a  strong aigunient against the arbitrary  and unreasonable stand taken by James  Dunsmuir recently against his coal  miners. The story is worth reading  by any man, and can be found in lull  in last Sunday's  Nelson  Daily News.  OH  Mr. Robins always advised his men  to join the unions, because he really  believed it to l�� to their best interests  to do so. It would be a mighty good  thing for the coal mining industry of  fl)is province, and thus also for the  qu.irtz mining iudustiy, now so closely  allied, if there were more men of the  stamp of Mr, Robins in charge of our  coal mines. Mr. Robins did not continually move around with a chip on  his shoulder, looking lor trouble. On  the contrary, he had the men's, as well  as the company's, interests constantly  in.mind. His success was the best  evidence of the wisdom of his methods.  The following question was propounded to Sir Thomas Shaughnessy,  president of the C. P. R., recently at  Vancouvei:  "When1 does the C. P. R. intend to  complete the construction of the Columbia & Western road from Midway  to Pemictoii?"  Here is the answer that he is reported to have made to this'specific query:  "Just as soon as the company coin  mences to secure some returns from  the lines already in operation. The  company will not build another mile ol  new road in the province of British  Columbia until those already built are  paying. Our lines constructed into  the mining districts have proved very,  very disappointing."  ��M  Surely the astute president of tbe C.  P. R. must have been misquoted in  some way. The question referred di-  lectly to the extension of the present  line into the Boundary, and the answer  must have been along that line also, it  is reasonable to presume. If Sii  Thomas was properly quoted, he has  laid himself open to the severest criticism, as follows:  in  In the year 1901 the C. P. R. received from one company alone in the  Boundary���the Granby Consolidated  ���the neat little Sum of $368,000 for  freights only. These figures were made  public over a year ago, and have never  been questioned. The Boundary railway, something like 125 miles with  spurs, is said to have cost in round  numbers $4,000,000. It was bonded  for $35,000 per mile, and received a  rich subsidy from the government besides.  ���it  Let us delve into figures a little, and  see how the C.P.R. president's recent  statement tallies with the facts. One  mining company alone paid over$r,ooo  per day freight, Sundays included, to  1112 C.P.R. in 1901. That sum would  pay interest on the cost of construction  of the Boundary lailway for that year  at the rate of five per cent, and allow  enough over to pay for the cost of the  rolling stock. Then there are other  sources of income to be considered,  that from the other large and small  mining companies, general freight and  passenger service, express, telegraph  and mail services, etc.  Special Round Trip Rales.  Between June 4th and August 26th  the Illinois Central will sell round tiiji  tickets from Oregon and Washington  points to Chicago, Cairo, Memphis  and New Orleans at gieatly reduced  rates.  Tickets good for llitee months. Going limit ten   days.      Returning "limit  ten days after starting west.    Stopover  privileges either way, west of the Mis-1  squri river. j  Sale dates are arranged lo be con-;  venient lor delegates to conventions of  National Educational Association, at  Boston; Elks, at Baltimore; Woodmen,  at Indianapolis; Eagles, at New York;  Shriners.at Saratoga; Knights of Pythias  at Louisville and Commercial Travelers at Indianapolis.  You can take your choice of sixteen  different routes. \Vrite us. We will  cheerfully give you any detailed information you want.  B. H. Trumbull,"  142 Third St.,  Poitland, Ore.  Warrant Every Bottle.  If troubled with rheumatism, give  Chamberlain's Pain Balm a trial. It will  not cost you a cent if it does you no  good. One application will relieve the  pain. It also cures sprains and bruises  in one-third t .e time required by any  oilier treatment. Cuts, burns, frostbites,  quinwy,, pains in the Bide and chest,  grandulur and other (swellings arequirkly  cured by applying it. Ewry bottle warranted. Price. 25 and 50 cents. For sale  by all .drmigiuts.  A Wise Woman.  ���Manager Riordan says he has su-  cured one night from the management  of "A Wise Woirun." The date will  be announced later on. It will be a  month or so at least. A little energy  of this kind, if pursued, will bring to  our town a higher standard of companies.  1903 COPPER HANDBOOK  The World's Standard Reference Book on Copper.  The 1903 International Edition ii new from cover to  cover. It lists and describes 2,207 copper mines and copper mining companies in all parts of the world. It has a-  gteaily amplified chapter on the History, Geology, Chemistry, Mineialogy, Metallurgy, Uses and Statistics of Copper.  Eight chapters ate devoted lo the various Copper Mining  fields of the world; a long chapter of Statistical Tables  '.' ' . and descriptions, ranging from a few lines to eleven pages,  of the world's Copper Mines. ''..'- .        .       .  -The 1903 edition is 'lie result of nearly ten years' '  labor. It is made for the investor, miner, smelter, scientist  or any other'person interested in the subject of copper from  any standpoint. The book has Coo octavo pages, with  gilt tops. ��� Piice, $5 in.Buckram, or $7.50 in full library  morocco.  IT WILL   BE  SENT,  ON APPROVAL.   FULLY   PREPAID,  to any addiess in the world, <m the understanding that the  person ordering may return it within a week of receipt, and  charge will be cancelled if the book is unsatisfactory, for any  reason whatsoever, or lor no reason at all. It costs nothing  to see the Copper Handbook, and it need not be kept unless it suits. May we send jou a copy on"these terms?  Addiess all orders to the Author and Publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS,    :    HOUGHTON, MICH.  36 Post,Office Block.  "] The Phoenix Water Supply  Company, Limited.  Extra-ordinary General Meeting.  TAKE NOTICE that an extra-ordinary general meeting of the above-mentioned Company will be held at the  office of the Company, First Street, in  I the city of Phoenix, B. C., at the hour  I of .11:30 o'clock in the forenoon of Tuesday the 9th day of June, 1903, for the  purpose of removing the present officers  and directors of the Company and appointing new officers and directors; and  providing for the payment of the indebtedness of the Company, for whieh  purpose a lesolution will lie submitted  to the said meeting to authorize the  conclusion of an agreement between  this company, the Phqanix . Electric  Lighting Company,Umited.and MeBsrs.:  Graves, Flumerfelt and Williams, which  said proposed agreement will provide  for the issue of 34,995 shares in this  company to the Phoenix Electric Light-,  ing Company, Limited, the assumption  by the latter Company of the indebtedness of this Company and for the return to this Company by Messrs Grave?,  Flumerfelt andWilliams of 20,000 chares  in this Company voted to them in payment for the water franchise of the  City of Phoenix.  A Resolution will be introduced nt the  said meeting fixing the date of the ordinary general meetings of this Company  for the 25th days of January and July  in each vear hereafter.  Dated' at  Phoenix, B. C, this 20th  day of May, 1903.  H..N. GALER.  President.  All the news of the Kootenay and  Yale in the Nelson Daily News. At  your newsdealer on day of publication.  GREATLY ALaRMED.  Bv  a   Persistent   Cough,   But   Permanently  Cured by Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. .''  Mr. H. P. Burbage, a student at law,  in Greenville, S. 0 , had been troubled  fur four or five years with a continuous  cough wbi'h he says, "greatly alarmed  me, eansing met" fear that I was in the  tirst stage of consumption." '_ Mr. Barbate, having seen Chamberlain's Cough  Kemedy advertised, concluded to try it.  Now read what, he says of it: "I soon  felt a remarkable, change, and after  using two bottles of the twenty-five cent  sizi", was permanently cured." Sold by  all druggists.  NOTICE.  Not lee is hereby given that having  b-ased tbe Central Hotel, corner Second  Street and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoenix, B. C, to Frank Anderson, I am not  responsible for any debts Contracted by  'or against said Central Hotel from the  l.��t day of November, 1902.  AugisT Jackson.  Why vou should buy..  FAIR PLAY  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST quality  Because it is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LAKUESTJiigli grade 10  or 20e plug  Becauge the TAGS ARE VALUABLE for  premiums until January 1, 1906  Because we GUARANTEE every plug and  Because YOUR DEALER IS AUTHORIZE!/ TO REFUND MONEY  IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED  Tub Emi'ikk Tobacco Cc, Ltd  BARGAINS  In;;'Periodicals.  To Subscribers to the Phoenix Pioneer.  By special arrangement we are able to offer some of the best values in  periodical subscriptions yet made. No one who reads should let this'offer  pass witout ordering one or more of the combinations. Send them to your  friends as presents���a little money will thus go a long way, The combination  price pays foi a full yearly subscription to each periodical in the club. Subscriptions may lie new or renewals, and will be sent to one or to differentad-  dresses.    The. Phoenix Pioneer must be included in every combination.  Special List of Strong and Attractive Offers.  NOTICE.  CLASS A.  Phoenix Pioneer ;  $2 00  Success  1 00  Cosmopolitan ���-������  100  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly . 1 00  Everybody's Magazine..... .���  1 00  (lood Housekeeping  1 00  Woman's Home Companion  1 00  Birds and Nature.. ,  1 50  CLASS B.  Review of Reviews  $2 50  World's Work.  3 00  Current Literature.   3 00  Country Life  3 00  Lippincott's Magazine  2 50  Art interchange  4 00  Canadian Magazine  2 50  Tbe Indenpedent.  2 00  All Subscriptions May Be Either New or Renewals.  Phoenix Pioneer  *2 00  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly.. 1 00  Or any other in Class A.  Success........     1 00  Our price for the three, $3.25  $2 00  1 00  Phoenix Pioneer    Cosmopolitan   Or any other in Class A.  Success  1 00  Woman's Home Companion  1 00  Or any other in Class A.  Our price for the four, $3.75  Plwenis Pioneer   Lippincott's Magazine   Or any other in Class B.  Success     Our price far three, $4.25  $2 00  2 50  1 00  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europeand other  foreign countries.  Phoenix Pioneer  $2 00  Review of Reviews     2 50  Or any other in Class B.  Success  1 00  Everybody's     1 00  Oranv other in Class A,  Phoenix Pioneer   Current Literature ;  Or any other in Class B.  Success...   Birds and Nature   Or any other in Class A.  Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly  Or any other in Class A.  Our price for five, $5.25  $2 00  3 00  1 00  1 50  100  Phoenix Pioneer  $2 00  World's Work            Or.any otherin Class B.  Success   Review of Reviews   Or any otherin Class B.  Our price for four,$5.75  3 0o  1 00  2 50  Phoenix Pioneer  ^2 00  Art IntPie.hange ..-     4 00  Or any other in Class B.  Countrv Life  3 00  Or any other in Class B.  Canadian Magazine  2 51  Or anv other in Class B.  Success ".,    10C  Our price for the five, $7.25  Our price for four, $4.75  Postage prepaid on all subscriptions to any part of the United States am.  Quotations given on any list of periodicals, in any language, jren  "H, in connection with the Phoenix Pioneer.    Address,  PIONEER- PITB. CO.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Canada,  any country  There are just  Two Kinds of  Leaves  Unity  Spuknne Time Schedule.  HftVctivc Die. jj 1902  '������J5 ���>.  Better Stationery and Job Print-  ing than that turned out. bv tbe  Phoenix Pioneer has yet to be  produced. The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Give us 11  trial with your next order. . . .  ER  PUB. CO ,  PllOKXIX. B. C.  PI ON  'Phone 14.  Victoria Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  In Cottage Hotel.  We make a specialty  .of Family arxd Hotel  itrade.  .Free delivery to all parts o�� the city.  J. S. McCAGUE, Prop.  A Farmer Cured ol Rheumatism.  "A man livimr on n hum near here  came in a short time ago completely  doubled an with rheumatism. I handed  him a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm  and told him to use it freely and it not  eatisfied after using it he need not nay a  cent for it." savs C.P. Rayden, of Pattens  Mills, N.Y. ''A few days later he walked into the store as straight, us a string  ami bunded me a dollar saying, 'give me  another bottle of Chamberlain's Pain  Balm. 1 want it in the house all (be  time for it cured me.' " For sale by all  druggists.  The Nelson Daily News is the best  daily in the interior.   Get it from your  ' local newsdealer.  If Mr. Shaughnessy expects any one  to believe such statements he will be  wise to quote some figures to bolster  them up, for in the light of these figures, here given, the Boundary railway  has undoubtedly been one of the b \st  paying pieces of road controlled by the  C. P R. Come again, Mr. Shaughnessy, and give your real reason lor not  building beyond Midway. It surely is  not because the Boundary branch is  such a poor paying piece of railway.  .1.  As the result of continuous woik  for over two years, says the Grand  hoiks News-Oazette, one of our local  smeltermen has invented a lahorsaving  system by which be can reduce the  labor.of a smeher 50 per cent. He is  protecting his invention by Canadian  and United States patents. In all  probability he will place the device  with the next company which builds a  smelter in this district. It is hoped  his invention will prove up to his expectation, thus making another i>feat  advance in reducing the cost of smelting the enormous bodies of low grade  ore, for which the Boundary countiy is  noted.  HAST MAIL���To nml from  Cocur d' Alciie district, I'm 111-  iiiRton Garfield ��� olfux. l'ull-  niiui. '.Moscow, ���romcroy,  Wnitslniiir, Dayluu, Walla  Wnlla, 1'ei.dleUiii, Baker City  ami all points liast 6.35 p. m  4:15 i). 111. KXl'RKSS��� Hor l-flriiiiiiRton  OarfieUl, Colfax, Pullman,  J! oscow.r.cwision, Portland  San Francisco, Huker City  and all points HAST.  KXPRKSS ��� from .all points  Kast, Baker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Karmington 9.30a. in  ���Kxccpt Sunday.  SHORT LINE TO CALIFORNIA.  San Francisco-Portland Route.  Steamers sail from Aiusworth dock,   Portland,  at S p. m. and from Spear Street wharf, SanFran-  cisco, at 10 a. m. every five days.  Tickets on sale nt all S. K. it N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, tunc of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GKO. J. MOlll.KK, General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  Tlie property now occupied by  the postoffice, and known as tlie  PHOENIX, B, C,  T    E_J_ll���������t  TRICE, $3,000.  Apply to ;  A. H. SPERRY,  Greenwood, B. C.  They arc the hind that is a  credit to you and your printer and--the other hind. . .  __?  Ours is Said to be the Best  ]Vlicn you want something  Neat,  Clean.  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have Ihe art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  with the latest and best.  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PIIOKNIX, li. C.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  Phoenix Bakery,  Vlioenix Street.    'Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it,  .C.W. GREER, Proprietor  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Throiijih Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Bullet Smoking Library  Fast Trains at Convenient Hours ^  Bet. Spokane and Paget Sound ��  For rates and folders and full informa.  tion regard in is trips call on or addresp  any a^ent V. V. & K. or S. F. & N. Rys  A.B.O.Dkssisto.x,  G.W. P. A.,  Seattle, Wash.  II.  BltANDT,  C.P  &T. A.,  Spokane,Wn  In the matter of the ' "Land Regiatry  Act,'.' and in the matter of the Title to  Lot 9 Block 12, Map 59, Town of Phoo-  nix, in t.heOeoyooa Division of Yale District. . !  Whereas the Certificate of Title of  Rebecca Smith, being Certificate of Title  No;4090a to the above hereditaments,  has lieen lost or destroyed, and applica-  tion.had been made to me for a duplicate thereof;       ��� .  Notice is hereby given that a' duplicate of Certificate of Title to above  hereditaments will be issued at the expiration, of one month froni the date  hereof, unless in the meantime valid  objection is made in writing.  Land Registry Office. Kamloops, B.C.,  May 16,1903,'.        .    .  W, H. EDMONDS,  6t District Registrar.  Reduced Rates FroM tbe East.  Commencing February IStft and continuing until June 15th there will be low  rates in effect from the east via the Illinois Central R. R. to all Washington,  Oregon/and Idaho points. If any of  your friends or relatives in the east are  coining west "while these rates are in  efiVct, give ns their name and address,  and we will make it our bnsinefs to see  that they are given the best possible service. We operate through personally  conducted excursion cars, and in fact  give you the benefit of the latest conveniences known to modern railroading.  We have 15 different routes between the  eaet.and the west,andrare in position to  give you the benefit of the best-combinations; Write us and we will give yon  full particulars. B. H.Trumbnll, Com'l  Agent, 111. Cent. R. R., 142 Third St ,  Portland, Oregon.  'Reduced Summer Excursion Rates.  The Denver & Rio Grande, popularly known as the "Scenic Line of  the World," has announced greatly reduced round-trip rates from Pacific  Coast points for the benefit of teachers  who will spend their vacation in the  east, and delegates to all the prominent  conventions���N. E. A., at Boston; A.  O. U.'W., at St. Paul; B. P. O. E.,  at Baltimore; Woodmen of America,  at Indianapolis; Eagles at New Yorlt;  Mystic Shriner, at Saratoga Springs,  K. of P. at Louisville, and T. P. A ,  at Indianapoils.  Tickets at the reduced rates will be  based upon one fare for the round  trip, but will be sold only on certain  days. These tickets will carry stopover piivileges on the going trip, giving  passengers an opportunity to visit Salt  Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Colorado Springs and Denver; and will be  good to return any time within ninety  days. Passengers going via the Denver & Rio Grande are given the privilege of returning via a different route.  For a rate to the point you wish to  go, and for dates of sale and othei  particulars, as well as for illustrated  pamphlets, write  W. C. McBRIDE, Gen. Agt.,  124 Third St., Portland,Or.  THROUGH BOOKINGS  -TO���  Yukon  Alaska  SS. "Princess May" will sail from  Vancouver on April 23d and May 3d,  and about every ten days theieafter,  furnishing direct through service lo  Skagway and all Northern points.  Bookings to all points East and West  at lowest rates.  Dates of sale of  Reduced Settlers' Rates Extended  Till June 15.  For time tables and further information  apply to  J.G.Clark, E.J. Coyi.e,  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Mm  **-.**_  . i    -j  1  Vm  :1  ii  "1  11  h��ffi  III  >M_!  EiissiKlbSiM  CT_aB8��M��^^ THE PHOENIX HONEEEi.  m  Bellevue  Cafe  i  ���'_i  This Dining Room is Fiist Class in eveiy respect.  .Table supplied with the best to be found in the inaik,ls.  Well I'mnish-d.io'uiu.s to  ���- MRS. P."A. KLEIN,   Prop ____.  %  ^^^^r^^^M^m^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  ��� L  MATTERS OF GENERA L INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Drop in and see Jack  liowerman ai  the Cottage Hotel.  Fogg's  Chemical,   Chalky   Perline,  and Rusline foi sale at Boyle's. j  General house furnishings for sale at  a bargain.    Apply to Theo. Biner.  Greenwood's Masonic Lodge gave a  dance at ilieii hall last evening.  F. L. Cock iciunird froir   Hnlr.yn,,  to ���'"J,J ��." Ilis l,crd-  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyleian  church are preparing to uive an ice  n earn social at the church June 16th.  (.'.has. A. Des Brisay, right ol way  agent for the V., V. & E. railway, returned to the city by Thursday's C. P..  K. train.  W. D. Paiker, the milkman, returned fioin the Colville valley Monday,  with nine head of cows and eight calves,.  last Saturday, where lie  has   been for  several weeks [or UU health.  The contract has been Jet for the new-  pole line to the water woiks supply,  and woik will stall on Monday.  Can you make a better present to  your eastern hiends than a subscription  to the Phoenix Pioneer for a yeai ?  J. M. Holland, foimerly townsite  agent at Grand Folks, has gone, into  the insurance business in Vancouver.  Geo. E. Dey, the jeweler,'spent last  Sunday with his brother, Oscar W.  Dey, the C.P.R. agent at Rossland.   ,  Both Rev. Purdy and T. Green, B.  A., preached Victoria Day sermons in  their churches last Sunday evening.  Nelson's daily, the News, has all the  news that is news. At your newsdealer's, orby mail lor 50 cents per month.  . Webster Rogers, who has been on a  trip to coast points, including San  Francisco, is heading this way once  more.  June 18th is the date set for the second annual ball of Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46, I.' O. O. F. It will lake place  at Miners' Union hall.  Dr. R. B. Boucher and O.B.Smith,  Jr., who have been spending, a month  in the east, are expected to return next  Monday.  J. M. McCloskey, the blind miner,  gave an entertainment in Camp Mc-  Kinney this week. Next week he will  visit Nelson and Rossland.  J. G. Clark, C.P.R. agent in Phoenix, has just been advised that the service on the Okanogan branch will be  daily except Sunday hereafter.  Mrs. R. D. Morkill, mother of Allan  Morkill, of the Eastern Townships  Bank, arrived in the city Thursday,  and will make her home here for the  present.  J. F. Royer's Grand Forks, Phoenix  and Greenwood stage line will make its  initial run next Monday, connecting  with the Great Northern trains both  ways.  Dr. G. A. Hopkins, the recently ap-  pointed veterinary inspector for the  province, with headquarters at Vancouver, was a visitor in the Bou ndar  last week.  Mrs. W. B. Willcoxand little daughter, with her mother, Mrs. Crawford,  relumed last Saturday from' a several  weeks' visit to Spokane, where she  went for her health.  Noble Binns, of the firm of Claik-&  Binns, who spent a couple .of days in  the city this week, from Trail, says the  lead producers are hopeful of getting  the bounty asked for.  Angus K. Stuart, who has been in  the Boundary for some weeks, collecting an ore exhibit for the St. Louis  exposition, after spending a few days  in Nelson has gone to Ottawa.  H.�� A. McAlpin, formeily ofSandon,  has arrived to take the place of M. C.  Donaldson as C.P.R. operator in the  Phoenix ofSce, the latter having secured leave of absence for three months.  A small fire occurred, in the Union  hotel, Eholt, last week Friday, of which  J. A. McMaster is proprietor. It hap  pened in the wee small hours, but was  fortunately discovered in time lo prevent serious damage.  Phoenicians who attended ihe per-  foimanceol Pinafore, given at-Green-,  wood Monday evening by Giand  Forks amateuis, say that it was most  creditable in eveiy way, and thai the  house was packed to the doors.  Thomas Green, B.A., the ���Methodist  missionary for Phoenix, got back Sat-  urdav from the annual confeience,  which was held at Victoria this year.  He will remain here for another year,  by special request of his congregation.  In connection with the recent dance  given by the Hospital Ladies' Aid, foi  the benefit of the Phoenix General  Hospital, the ladies received a check  for $25 from A. C. Flumerfelt and one  for a similar amount from A. L.White,  of New York.  J. L. Parker, foimerly superintendent of the Brooklyn group in this camp,  but for some time, manager of the North  Star in Eeast Kootenay, has come out  in a long article in defence of the Canadian lead smelters, that is exciting  considerable interest.  Charles D. Hunter, William R. Williams, Charles H. Flood and W. B.  Cochrane were among those from  Phoenix who attended the celebration  in Spokane last Tuesday, in honor ol  the visit to that city of Piesident Roose  velt. Spokane enteitained the largest  crowds in the history of the city that  A. !���'. Chisl.iolm arrived from Montreal last Saturday, and will be. the  third man in the employ of the Cascade Water, Power & Light Co., at its  sub-station in Phoenix.  ���Thursday evening the Phoenix Base  Ball Club' gave ��� a. dance at Miners'  Union hall. Excellent music was  furnished by Biner's orchestra, and  every one lepoii'ed having had a most  enjoyable lime. The net -proceeds will  be used for the expenses ol the club.  Hospital Donations.  Lid of D'iniilioiiH receiwd since .Inn.  1st, MHl,'!, lo tlie I'h'uenix (jerierul Hospital :  Hooks nuil Kioiii ...Mrs. Witlcox  Out- Dozen Shirt* .......,- '. Mrs. Grllfiii  Cnrprl, l��r��l uirl blankets lor private warcl, chick-  i-iis and provisions .Mrs. "acy  A quantity of Jam....Mrs. .Mutluson, Greenwood  Hooks anil Preserves  Mrs. Rees  A <|ii(intltv or Preserves.,,. Mrs t-oyle  A Case of Whisky .Mr. Astley  '���ash. f5 ��� A Prieivl  Cash, 550 :A priend  Surgical  Dressings \. P. McKenzie  lledding ;..: Win   Yolen Williams  Barrister Hecs W. B Cochrane  Much-needed Suing Splint Mr. Delahay  Two Dozen I'illow Slips nnd One Dozen Towels  :  .Mr. Mary  Cash, $20 A Friend  Books Mrs. Willcox  Papers and Magazines, McRae Ilros & Smith  Might Hmnll Ward Tables and Wicket lfeiiyChnir  ��� A I'riend  IMovisions , Mrs. Mncy  Clothing 1'riends  Subsetiptious foi seven Mngnziucs, A. I.. White,  New York Cil\  Hn��ter Turkey W. S Macy  Cu-.li, $50 Kasteru Township* llauk.Sherbiooke  Cash, 5150 00 I.oid Strathcona  Cash,$5 A l:iiend  Tweiity-fivedollar (8-dny) Clock Geo. li Dej  A quantity of Provisions W. S. Macv  A quantity of Mnrninlnde W. I,. Gerinoine  Catholic Dance An Assured Success.  From the number of tickets sold.tln  dance and. raffle-to be uiven by tin  Catholic Ladies Aid at Miners:' Union  hall on Thursday, June 1 ith, will be  a success. The jrold watch which will  be raffled on .that occasion- is now on  exhibition in the show window of Geo.  E. Dey, the jewels/ The proceeds ol  the occasion will go towards the build  ing lurid of the church.  rChtzrcH Services  |  j Tomorrow.      J  , St. Andrews'- Presbyterian Chuuli,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. in. ani  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and HibU  class at 2:30 p. in. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7 30 p.m. Rev. V. M.  Purdy/B. A., pastor:'  Methodist���ti'i a. in. Talks on the  Life of Christ/ 2 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. ni., evening sei-  vice.   Rev. T. .Green, B. A , pastor.  Church of England Services��� Holy  'Communion.each Sunday at S a. in.,  .Matins,.1 i a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.;  second Sunday in each ��� month 1.1����.l>  Communion also at midday. A Unseals  free.    E P. Flewelling, vicar.  A Mother's Recommendation.  I have u��ed"' Chamberlain'.-- , Conyl  Ben edy for a nuiiilier of youri-ami haw-  no lKsi'tnnev in saying that it is iIii-Im-h'  riMiieiiy for coughs, d.lds and croup 1  rjiave e"ver u.^cd in'my-family. , I htfV'  "not words to express my conliclenri; ii  this remedy.���Mas .1. A. Mookb,'Nurll  tjl-nr, Mich.    For sale hy.all <lriitrt'ist s.  WHEN IN NELSON  Stop at The HotiA.  phair  The New Manager, B. TOM KINS,  has made it the Leading Hotel of the  Kootenays.  Use the   OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A High'Grade Visible Writer.  The Speediest.  The Most Durable.  The Heaviest Manifolder.  The Easiest of Operation.  The Most Convenient.  The Most Adaptable.  Write for Catalogue.  THE LINOTYPE COMPANY,  MONTREAL, QUE.  THOS. BROWN,  -DEALER IN-  IVIen's Wear Exclusively,  Invites every man in  Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods   H&ft?y-McKen3_e Blk.,     Dominion Ave.  wtfe^^PHOENIX, B. C.  MW_WW_V_W_W_^^  Black's Hotel<  ���     Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, B. C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection  Bar Well Slocked with Choicest Goods .  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone No. 26.  J. T. TIPPING, Prop.  \wwmm?mwm%wmmm?mmm  COTTAGE v HpTRLij  Victoria Avknuic, Phoenix, B, C.  Board and Lodging, $1.00 per Day,  Bar supplied with the Best of Goods.    Everything coniforlabl'- .>n6 homelike.  JACK BOWERMAN, Prop.  ;, HAS OPENED A  Carriage arid Wagon Shop  ���)N CONNECTION >yiTH THE JJMjCKSJIlTHSHOP.  Contracting and Buildjng,  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full lane of Hard Woods,  ........Shop on Dominion Avenue   A Suit That  Fits and a  "Fit that Suits  It what vein will net. if we <lo your Tai.  Nil inc. < !ur louj; i-xpi-rii'iiee ami perft'ci  fmilities eimi.lii ih o��lotli�� line.-t woil  jios-iililr, mill our wide Inlying (MitiMri-  us 10 oiler 11 line of fttlirice from �� hieh to  iiuike your Fcli'dion that inclu<t_s tin  lies) in tin' lnaikei.  See us before .ordering a tyiit.  Todav is a Good  Time to Call.  R. HORRELL,  "Bob, the Tailor"  Knoii IIii.i.' Avknuk, Piioknix, It. t.  Where We Shine, iWHENEVER  W'v in:it-|. a spcciniiy uf Wad 'lies  thai will keep the very hest of time.  Being official time inspectors for  the C. P..R. for the entire Boundary, it can readily he noted that  we must have the an red tinie.  We keep the finest and most arc-mate movements made, and can  furnish them on short notice.  G. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official  C. 1\R. Time  Inspector.  Corporation of the City  of Phoenix.  In n.-cil i.f iinvil.ii v :'!.'i<iii in li"' <h"j  linu jlfiiM) reiiit'iuliur that we keep  evcrytliint! Lluit hi;loii(ra in a well  equipped .pharmacy. We pride our-  Hi-lvefi upon the purity of our d.ruei'  ami tlm cure wo use in putting up  prescriptions. We. have everything  1 lull is u-ually needed in the Hck  room and can secure in the shorted  liinep<,si'i|'leaiiy cpwial preparation  or appliance that may lie Higgefted  liv ii docto..  : City . . ���. ���:  I Transfer, I  ��� ���   ���  liShNnd Hedvy Drayin?. |  Dry Wood for sale,     |  . ������ .        ���  W. H. DOCttSTCADtR ,1  Ktsiilcncc nnd Stnliksnl foot of ���  Doininloii Ave., l'huenlx, 11.C.  |�� O.'llox 269.  'I'huiieNo 40.  ��� ������.'������������������������������������������������������a*  AH i>ro|>trly liolilcis or (.-ccuiiicrs nrc licrrliy  iMillluil lu liavf tlliir buck > unis clvimi- ��|ini ii  Ftii'CKr ptnerd in leci'Dtiiclen ��������> Hint H can, lit ���  tnkL-11 mvav liv lit- scaviiicrr 1  -     C   II.  l'l.��H>ll.  ci.iii-ruri.iicc.  Grand  Forks,   Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE   LINE.  J.K. KOYKK,       :        :     ,.        :       JTupiiclor.  IVciiinlin" lime 1st, Icure (Jicriiiveotl 11'6n.m.  mill I'Ihm lex nt - j" 11.in ; nrrlvi- m Oiiiud r.-nks.  io:jo�� in.,le^vv (arniid Korksjuis p. tn.,hrrlvi-ig  .1 I'liucnix 7 p. in , mi'! ("Ii'i-iiiumiI nl 8. r>. 111.  ,<'iiiilirclii bolli ivh>�� wllli Ciriii Niittlii-rn itnliiF.  Hnrc���������l*.rnml l-'"irk�� lo riioenix. ii '��>: PliiwiiiK  loCrci-iiwuoil.^oc: flrcfnwnrnl 11 I'lnitnix. fi <<>  firrt-wiH.- Iuf5:nn<t 1'o'ki fj. Office in llrcen-  m-(m��M;i Nonliciii Tclccrnph olficc. Ii I'hne-  ���ilx, McMnc llnw. )t Smith. In (irnnl I'ork",  lit. Norlliw ollici'ii. 1'or rxiirrwi rnlcs. Inipiliv  al cllncr olflcc. - . .  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  M'lione 16  W. ZIMMERMAN  fcTHE JEWELER =2  HAS KEMOVKI) TO : ,  <^.Dominion Ave.  Adjiiinini; Ihe Horiiy-MrKenxio' Block.  TTp will he pleased lo see  All Ids old piit.ronn, iinil may  New oni'ti tit tin*  NKW LOCATION.-  . Rates  June 4-5, 24-30  July 15 -16  Aug. 25 - 26  From PHOENIX to  St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth,  Kansas City .--.-.��� $60.50  Chicago    72.00  Toronto  .'.  96.80  Montreal, Ne\y.York ';. . . ii;8.o_  "j ���'���','���'  Cnrrestiondrng rates  to all Eastern  points from r. 11 stations. Tickets avai*.-  anle via Lake Route, including meals  and hertlis.  For lime tallies nnd further inforinatioi  apply to  J. G. Clark, E.J. Covle,  Agent, A.G.lVAgt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver, B.(  J. S. Carter, D. P. A/,  Nelspn, B.C.  Corporation of the City  of PhoeniX.       ���  Notice is hereby given that a Court of Revision  for the �� ity of Phoenix, B. <:., will be held on  Monday, tluMslhdav of June, igoj.Htthc hourof  two o'clock in the afternoon and following ilnvn  if necessary, in G�� W. Kiiniberper'n office, Hnid-1  win block, for tl'e purpose of hearing complaints against the assessment as made for the  year 1903 by the assessor, and for revisitiff nttd  correcting the assessment roll for that year.  Com plaints to be made in writing to the tinder-  signed at least ten days before the.sitting of the  court.  Phoenix, B.C., April 16   1903.  1). }; Mathfson,  '    C. M. C.  J  Practical Horseshoeing, Blacksmithing, ���  Dominion Ave.." Phoekix, B.C.   . .���  Six Large Rooms, Pantry and Clothes  Closet, Verandah front and rear,  with Basement.  No Reasonable Offer Refused.  Also, Iron Bedsteads, Springs and  Mattresses, 'Infants'. Combination.  High Chairs, Etc., Etc.    Apply to  S. SQMERVILLE,  Dominion Ave.  Free jjinch' eyery, night that wijl  tickle the palate of Edward VII. at tfie  Cottage hptel.    Jack IJowerrpan.  4-DEPARTMENTS-4  Granby Exchange  llnrncsH Sliop���ticw gwdit nnd more com ^k-t*-  Hum ever.  I'urpetuniicl trpliolnlery.   .  Furniture unit Stoves. A fine lot of cooking  utcimllii.  IMckn, uliovclii mill ten 111 stern' tmpptlen. W'c  miy nuil double ilineoiiiit everylliiiiK for cimli. In  fncti we buy everything mnl ncll cverytlilnx.  Free lunch every night that will  tickle the palate of Edward VII. at the  Cottage hotel.    Jack Bowerman.  Wall   Paper.  We have received several tlipu-'  sands of rolls of the latest in  WALL l'APlitf., from the factory  in Montreal, and .we want yon to  see it.    JJrop in and take,a look.  SAD  ACCIDENT  Which happened Recently Should act as  A WARNING  , To You,  Not to delay, but to come and have an  Accident Policy issued immedeaicly,  l'he policy'. I wiiie will protect yoiir  family in case of death or give you  pecuniar benefits shi _!d you fall sick.  _5> FIRE _r  INSURANCE.  Ako, Accident and Life.  For Rent...  SmKKS, IIOU'SKS, ROOMS, ,an,l'-  CAUINS, At all fi'are<.  EH. MORTIMER  AOENr,  (iKAVfS-Wll.l.lAMS  '..' .Block,  PlIOKNfX.II.C  p.aiiox 33.  ndM��im  Knoii llll.l. Avk., J'llOKNIX, H C.  MRS. RYAN,  DRESSMAKER  and LADIES' TAILOR.  ���RKSIPKSVK-  Keiu ly upiioNile '1'ikiilione Office,  Norlh of Doiniiiion irt-e.  Phoenix, B. C.  Private  :... Hy a Nurse of 20 years'  experience.    .     .    .  Apply to'Mrs. H. SMITH,  ���'������.-.. Phoenix, H.(^.  Mrs* Gauthier,  Fashionable  Dressmaker  OKA'NL'Y.'COTTAGE No. 5.  Air Compressors  Rock Drills j  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL GO.  Branch Offices and Warehouses:'.  t  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND j  VANCOUVER,  B.C. J  % Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  _i__: __:__:__:____:__:____: __:__:__ __:__:__:-��:__:__:-_:__:-_:___&-_; ^__4>  w JS1"' Have you noticed the price of 2v  I   Copper Going' Up?  |  That inetins that ie:il estate will also rise in value in Phoenix.    It is also  /Ii  m  4      G. W. RUMBERGER,      f  X ?��_,��;���_��� PHOENIX, B.C. '��  ���w  w  w  w  w  absolutely assured thai the  V. V. & E. Will Begin Construction Work  as soon as the w/atlicr permits.  I have a lew houses to rent on reasonable terms.  M  I  _i  Closing Out Sale of Our  *  Stock  OF   Dry Goo_s, Gent's Furnishings Clothing,.  House Ftfrnishings, Boots and Shoes.  "All new goods and every department complete with seasonable and latest novelties/"'  Every Lin.k RunucBD in Prick -    EVERY ARTICLE A BARGAIN.  See handbills for fuller particular*.  Dominion. Avenue, Phoenix  B.C.  ;;,j;  fmmssgsss^^s^3^^s^^ima^^  0JBBi_BP-_l__^_f_____  .  mi   I   a-  j 'IV  >. 1  ���i-i-i   .,!,>  1   �����.   t<  ��*��������-  ; -.1. ���*���**& ,  :t  V'l  :t>-  TT*  -*���-,�����,


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